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impact video this morning from the airport in new orleans where a drunk driver made impact with a fence, driving right into the airfield. he made another impact driving
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through another fence, leaving that airfield. the driver left his car, was arrested a short time later. he was charged with driving while intoxicated and hit-and-run driving. no flights were affected by this incident, though. a man in mississippi will make a court appearance today on gun and other charges in a case that raised fears of another attack against members of the military. those fears stemmed from what was believed to be gunshots near a military base called camp shelby. alfred baria was stopped in connection to the case yesterday. turns out there were no gunshots. the loud noises that were heard was baria's old pickup backfiring. baria was arrested because there were some guns in the trunk. baria can't be near firearms because of previous drug arrests. his sons claim the guns are his. the underwater search for the woman considered the best free diver of all time has been called off. >> natalia molchanova disappeared while diving with friends off the coast of spain. mark gutman has more on her and
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her remarkable extreme sport. >> reporter: the search intensified for a champion of the deep. natalia molchanova vanished into the depths she'd spent a lifetime exploring. the 53-year-old mother picked up the sport later in life, holding dozens of freediving records, some of them unbelievable, death-defying feats. many of them chronicled on her website, including for breath-hold, nine minutes in depth well over 400 feet. that's more than two statues of liberty stacked torch to base. but it was a shallow recreational dive, barely 100 feet, that may have killed her. sport officials saying she disappeared off the coast of spain sunday where currents were strong. while increasingly popular, freediving is also considered one of the deadliest extreme sports. divers are trained to ignore their body cry for air, something i was taught in the cayman islands. see those convulsions? that's my body demanding to breathe. >> breath, breath. >> good job, man.
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>> good solid five minutes. >> reporter: the sport has claimed many of its greats and molchanova's family believes the depths she conquered may have claimed her. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> it was so hard to watch matt gutman do that. it makes me nervous. makes me very nervous. a lot of people find people who do this type of diving are called reckless and careless, but she was passionate and loved what she was doing. >> and the best at it, but even the best at it can succumb to these extreme sports. that's so awful to hear. this is a recreational dive. she wasn't even try some record this time. that's awful to hear. coming up, should you go natural in the sun? "consumer reports" weighing in on natural sunscreens. the debate has superstar jessica alba on the hot seat. and in our next half hour, could your phone, yes, your phone, be hacked? one travel agent found out the hard way. how? he got a bill for $117,000. we've got a warning here you do not want to miss.
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♪ superstar jessica alba defending a sunscreen sold by the company that she co-founded, customers complaining it just doesn't work. >> controversy is raising questions about the so-called natural sunscreens. abc's cecilia vega investigates. >> reporter: jessica alba on the hot seat fighting back amid controversy over the effectiveness of her company's spf-30 sunscreen lotion. the criticism began earlier this week after parents weighed in online, claiming the product is ineffective. "it was like we used baby oil," this mom says, posting a review on amazon.com.
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another writing, "my daughter's back looked like a tomato and even blistered in one spot." alba and honest company co-founder chris gavigan defending their product explaining hers is one of many so-called natural sunscreens on market. >> my dream was to create the ultimate family brand. >> reporter: insisting the sunscreen has gone through extensive third-party testing and passed all requirements, writing on their website, "we develop and use honest sunscreen to protect our own children." but those pictures reigniting a heated debate during the peak of summer -- do mineral-based sunscreens work differently than sunscreens that use chemicals? mineral-based sunscreens are often zinc or titanium based, creating a barrier between the sun and your skin, while chemical-based use substances like oxy or avobenzone to penetrate the skin and absorb the sun's rays. "consumer reports" did not test the honest company's product but recently tested five other natural sunscreens where zinc ox
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aide and/or titanium dioxide are the active ingredients. the magazine concluding mineral-based sunscreens are less likely to offer skin the complete protection it needs. >> one of the reasons why mineral sunscreens may not perform as well as the ones with chemicals is because the mineral particles form an uneven surface on your skin and you may not be getting good coverage. >> reporter: in the end, most dermatologists agree, any sunscreen is better than no sunscreen. >> sunscreen is really important, and you need to use it every day all year round, even on cloudy days and no matter what your skin type is. >> reporter: cecelia vega, abc news, new york. >> apparently, jessica alba's honest company has said they are promising to reach out to every single person who has complained about the sunscreen on social media. they want to get to the bottom of this. >> i had no idea about that difference. one just puts a barrier, one penetrates the skin. i had no idea there was that difference. i just -- thank you, cecelia. i learned something. >> that's good. now you know what sunscreen to
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break out the febreze and breathe happy. ♪ we start "the mix" with an incredible image. you know i like space stuff. you called me a nerd earlier. >> you are a nerd. >> this goes in line with it. but this is something we rarely get to see. check it out. that's the earth, but you're seeing the moon pass by, all right? but you're seeing the dark side of the moon. this is something we rarely get to see. the dark side of the moon was only seen for first time back in 1959 when the russians actually captured it. jack is doing the commentary still. but we have a satellite up there called the deep space climate observatory that is monitoring the earth from a million miles away, and it catches this image. it's only able to do this twice a year, to catch this particular image. but this, also on earth, of course, we don't get to see the dark side of the moon.
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that is what we're seeing in this image, and that is just cool stuff! >> do you like pink floyd? >> not a fan. >> oh. you know that song by pink floyd. >> i don't think so, but i've heard -- do you want to go ahead? >> it's called "dark side of the moon," right? >> you want to sing it? >> no. ♪ i'll see you on the dark side of the moon ♪ >> is that really how it goes or did you just make it up? >> no, i did not make it up. >> is that how it goes, really? oh, okay. >> glad i got my backing from jack. there's a turtle who has, it's incredible! his instagram followers, apparently, 15.6,000 people follow him, and this is the turtle. >> turtle? >> he is -- the owner is a college student named mike miller, and this is dwight. he saved dwight from the gutter. he started putting his videos up on social media. twice a week he would film him. and dwight the turtle got his big break when tyrese gibson, you know from "fast & furious," he loved the video so much, he
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shared them, and now he has hit hollywood stardom, practically. he's going to have a storybook based offer him, a new children's book. and that's not it. he's also going to have a smartphone app and a console game. >> the turtle? >> based on this turtle. >> oh, my word. >> and apparently, mike, the college student, said to break the internet, all you need is a turtle. people love his size and he's a go-getter. he measures 5.6 inches and has been followed 15,000 followers on instagram. >> that's his pet turtle? >> making it big. >> you know, we should have had a mascot around here. >> what would you consider as a mascot? >> maybe a bear would be good for us. no? don't like a bear? >> i'm sure the network would love to have a bear running around. >> we've done worse here. one more thing we want to show you. how are you on your push-ups? you're probably not this good. go ahead and roll that beautiful push-up footage. this is a fitness expert, if you will, adela garcia. she posted this on instagram. >> wow. >> this is how she gets down.
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this morning on "world news now," theater attack. moviegoers in tennessee hit with pepper spray by a gun-wielding, masked man. the bizarre, new discoveries as to what the suspect actually had on him. conflicting conclusions. family members of missing flight 370, malaysia airlines flight 370, react in frustration as differing reports over the airline debris found last week. what we expect to learn today from investigators. fighting back, ben affleck denying reports that his divorce was jennifer garner was due to an affair with their nanny. the alleged relationship that may have broken up one of hollywood's biggest couples. and airport livestock. the new method of landscaping at chicago's o'hare international airport, letting
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goat, sheep and burros graze. a win-win for the goat farmers and, of course, the jet-set animals. it's thursday, august 6th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. well, good morning, everyone. we begin with another horrifying attack on moviegoers. a man armed with a hatchet, pepper spray and what appears to be a semiautomaticic weapon. >> this time the target a nashville theater that ended with the suspect shot dead. more now from abc's hunter kelly. [ shots ] >> reporter: the sound of gunfire echoing outside a tennessee movie theater. the final confrontation between a gunman and police that left the shooter dead in the parking lot. late wednesday, authorities identified that man as 29-year-old vicente montano. he's from the nashville area and had a history of arrests and commitments for mental health issues over the years.
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>> he was armed with a hatchet and armed with a weapon that strongly assembles a semiautomatic pistol, but as we know now, after examination, it is an airsoft gun. >> reporter: the 911 call went in just after 1:00. two officers working nearby ran to the theateror. one went inside, trading shots with montano before backing out. the inside of the theater was thick with pepper spray, which police say drove out the other people watching the movie. customers in other movies were told to stay put and watch out for a man with a gun and a hatchet. >> we heard screams, we assumed because "insidious" was showing in a theater nearby. we thought that must be a scary movie. >> we heard screams and then a shot. and then a little while after that, metro police came in and they escorted us out. >> reporter: the gunman eventually went out the theater's rear door where police shot and killed him. the bomb squad detonated the backpack the shooter was wearing. that backpack contained a hoax device. montano's motive remains a mystery. hunter kelly, abc news, antioch, tennessee.
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well, jurors deciding the fate of colorado movie theater gunman james holmes could begin deliberating his fate as early as today. they listened in court yesterday as prosecutors finished getting emotional impact statements from victims' family members. several jurors were seen crying hearing about the loss. they must decide now between a death sentence or life in prison for holmes. deliberations will begin as soon as defense attorneys and prosecutors make the closing arguments. aviation experts in france are asking for more testing on that bit of plane debris that washed up a few days ago, this after the prime minister of malaysia went on tv to announce that the wing part was, in fact, from malaysia flight 370. abc's david wright reports from paris. >> reporter: we finally know what happened to mh-370. >> it is with a very heavy heart. >> reporter: the malaysian prime minister breaking the news himself. >> that the aircraft debris is indeed from mh-370. >> reporter: this part of the wing is for now the only piece
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of the puzzle. international investigators say the item known as a flaperon definitely came from a boeing 777. mh-370 is the only 777 missing, so the flaperon likely belonged to it. we still don't know why it crashed or where. and even though reunion island is an ocean away from the search area, it is consistent with where oceanographers predicted the wind, waves and currents would carry floating debris. >> it's not going to tell us what happened to 370. the real answer to what's happened to this airplane is sitting at the bottom of the ocean 1,000 miles off the coast coast of australia. >> reporter: sources tell abc news that is investigators here in france have not found a serial number that would connect the part definitively to mh-370, so the language they're using, some of them, is extra cautious. they're saying it's their strong presumption that the part is from the plane. french authorities have not yet investigated the luggage that
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also washed ashore on reunion island, so we might have more answers in the day ahead. david wright, abc news, paris. president obama trying to drum up support for the landmark nuclear deal with iran. the president used a speech at american university to take on his critics of the agreement, calling republicans' opposition knee-jerk partisanship. he warned that there's only one alternative to this deal. >> so, let's not mince words. the choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy or some form of war, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon. >> the president also referred to critics of the deal as "armchair nuclear scientists." he says if iran cheats, we can and will catch them. as japan marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of hiroshima, local leaders calling on president obama and other world leaders to help make the world nuclear-free. tens of thousands gathered this
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morning to observe a minute of silence near the epicenter of that blast, marking the exact moment the 1945 attack that killed up to 140,000 people. okay, 459 days until the 2016 election, but just mere hours before the first debate of the republican candidates. whoo! we are ready. florida senator marco rubio among the first to arrive in cleveland, taking time out for a rally on the city's west side. much of the focus tonight will be on the front-runner, donald trump. he says he has no plans to rehearse. trump could face some questions about his newly revealed phone call with former president bill clinton during which clinton reportedly encouraged trump to run. >> that's curious, isn't it? >> what do they say, politics make strange bedfellows. >> was that call before hillary got in the race? >> i'm not so surprised. i'm not so surprised. really? you've got to talk to everyone, right? cast a wide net. >> you do. let's turn to some weather now, but man, i'm excited about that debate.
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>> i know you are. >> whoo! extreme weather. we're going to start on other side of the world, though. taiwan getting ready for what's expected to be a direct hit from this typhoon, this monster storm right now. forecasters say the storm will hit tomorrow with maximum winds around 130 miles an hour. that's the equivalent of a category 4 hurricane. the island of saipan is just starting to clean up from the storm, which tore through on sunday. they say it could take a month or two to restore power to everybody there. fire crews battling the stubborn and unpredictable fire north of san francisco say they're starting to make some progress. the rocky fire is now about 30% contained, but changing winds continue to spark flare-ups. flames have scorched nearly 70,000 acres, destroyed more than 40 homes and threatening nearly 7,000 more. and in today's forecast, gusty winds from northern california up to the pacific northwest. oppressive from phoenix to oklahoma city. scattered storms in florida. severe weather from the upper great plains, up to 2 inches of rain in the ohio valley. >> triple digits in phoenix and
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dallas. 90s in denver, albuquerque and new orleans. 80s in portland, chicago and boston. 70s in seattle and detroit. what could be considered a genius idea. >> this is good. >> you think so? >> i like this a lot. >> okay, we'll let you guys at home decide. there's a pair of jeans that helps keep your iphone charged. >> okay, you see this? this is how it works now. they're called the hello jeans from a los angeles-based company. the idea is simple. the jeans vance twos discrete pockets, one for your iphone and one for your battery. >> you can plug in your phone and charges. apparently the pocket for the phone isn't big enough to hold the iphone 6 but it does fit earlier versions. i would worry about it getting too hot. you know, they get a little bit hot sometimes. >> they do, but i put my phone in my back pocket all the time. if there was a way to just put it in the pocket without having to plug it in and let it charge, that is what i need, ideally. >> then i worry about things like am i getting horrible
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radiation? >> you worry about radiation? >> i worry about butt cheek radiation. >> we've got enough to worry about. a tree lover protesting the old fashioned way by refusing to get out of the tree. >> one way to do it. and what do you do if your phone bill says you owe them $100,000? how in the world could that happen? it's not your data plan. >> roaming costs a lot, i guess. later in "the skinny," the stunning allegations surrounding ben affleck and jennifer garner's divorce, the reports of an affair with their nanny. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. ou by colonial penn life insurance. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason.
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we'll see what happens. >> that's kimberly cisneros. she's been camping out in that tree in washington state since tuesday. basically, she's trying to stop a construction company from taking the 75-foot douglas fir down while it builds a housing development. people say that the company is willing to not press charges for now. >> she's not going to get arrested. it's more of just a waiting game, just wait for her to decide to become uncomfortable enough where she doesn't want to be in the tree anymore. >> how do you go to the bathroom? don't you need to eat something? apparently, the building company has indicated there's a limit to its patience. cisneros' supporters say she's got plenty of food and water and the right disposition for a standoff like this. i guess that explains the bathroom issue. disposition. >> what? okay. let's turn to police now. those police, trying to track criminals by using their cell phone locations need to get a search warrant first. a federal appeals court made
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that ruling in a case involving two men convicted in a series of armed robberies near baltimore. the court found investigators who tracked their movement through cell phone towers violated the constitution's ban against unreasonable searches. interesting. we'll stick with the phone theme of sorts here. a phone bill for a small travel agency in california was $427.52 for the month of june. so, imagine the shock in the month of july when the bill came in at $117,000. >> even stranger, all of those charges happened over the fourth of july weekend when the office was closed. kabc's leticia suarez has the story. [ ringing ] >> reporter: chris pohren runs a small family travel agency in redlands. he uses his phone lines to book his clients on exotic trips, never expecting the same phone system would take its own international trip, thanks to hackers. >> they were able to rack up
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over 5,000 minutes in calling to africa, which was in the $7-a-minute range. so yeah, when i got my bill, it was $117,000. >> reporter: pohren says the hackers used his call forwarding and international long-distance services to commit the fraud over the fourth of july weekend. his carrier, verizon, alerted him and shut down his phones, but he says the company could have warned him and prevented the holiday breach because he had two smaller hacks just days earlier. >> i got a call on my cell phone saying hey, we can't get through to your business line. we're getting an adult hot line. it was like, oh, my word! >> reporter: he says verizon quickly restored his phone system in those two instances but never told him to change his phone's password. we reached out to verizon. a spokesperson says it is the responsibility of the phone owner to secure their own phone system but that verizon is working to resolve the issue. >> how did they not catch this a
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little sooner? have a cap on it at $1,000 or $2,000? >> reporter: he has since canceled his call forwarding and long-distance plans. it's been a tough and stressful lesson, but pohren says he has this advice -- >> reset your passwords from time to time on your phone system. >> okay, yeah. >> i'm wondering whether he had to pay those charges, but -- >> i would hope not, right? >> kind of crazy. >> who knew that was possible? >> i know. >> you can hack everything. >> got to be careful there. >> we've got to get rid of our devices. >> i've been telling you that wired corded phone for the 1980s is pretty good. >> that's what he had! >> well -- >> it was a land line. >> but i don't know. i don't know anymore. stop using the phone. maybe that's the advice. we've got "the skinny" coming up next. oh, my goodness, what may have ended the marriage between jennifer garner and ben affleck. say it ain't so. and mariah carey
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>> and mariah carey photo ♪ skinny so skinny well, topping "the skinny" this morning, a shocking claim about what might have finally ended superstar hollywood marriage of ben affleck and jennifer garner. >> yeah, the reports out there are that ben affleck was having an affair -- i'm sorry, i should say is having an affair -- i
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guess this is an ongoing thing -- with the nanny. affleck's reps are strongly denying this. this nanny is a 28-year-old by the name of christine ozounian and she used to be the live-in nanny as well for neil patrick harris. >> it appears ozounian no longer works for the family. "people" magazine reports the marriage was on the rocks when the family went on vacation in the bahamas in june. it was there garner found out about the affair which she called "the ultimate betrayal." >> the couple announced their split on june 30th. garner right now filming in atlanta has the kids with her. affleck is hold up in his home in savannah, georgia. moving on to jon stewart. his 16-year run as host of "the daily show," it comes to an end tonight. >> the guest list is secret tonight. the producers say the show will run longer than usual. last night comedian louis c.k. told stewart your time was up. >> i think the most reliable way to take a good thing and to make it go bad is to hold on to it too long.
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>> i think that's right. >> so you've got to let it go. and also, it's really time to go. [ laughter ] >> no, it's not. he could have done another ten years, right, teej? come on, so good. >> he could have, but he makes a good point. you go out on top. >> "the daily show" is a comedy show, right? but it's had a pretty big impact on public affairs. and yesterday, the newseum, the museum of news in washington, d.c., announced they will acquire "the daily show" set so people can come there and see it. >> they've done solid reporting on that show. >> they have. couldn't they have waited till the elections were over? just one more year. >> i would have been okay if he waited one more week to get past the republican debate tonight. >> you know what, you're right. >> i would have loved it. mariah carey got the 2,556th star on the hollywood walk of fame. >> paparazzi lined up to watch the unveiling. the honor marking her extraordinary success 18 number one hits, more than 200 million albums sold and five grammys. >> but she was upstaged.
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her 4-year-old twins moroccan and his sister monroe were tugging at her dress during the acceptance speech, demanding that they had equal time on the microphone. later before the cameras, it took an entire team of kid wranglers, if you will, to keep them away from the program. that's awesome. >> that's great. >> eventually, she had to cut her speech short, saying the kids were taking her off stage. you can't predict that moment. that is a fantastic moment. >> that is great. "vanity fair" out with their idea of who is the best dressed, and this year's list includes three american newcomers. >> number one, samantha cameron, the wife of britain's prime minister. she does have to dress up for events at buckingham palace. but number two on the list, there she is. you know her well. taylor swift graces the "vanity fair" cover this month. third, this superstar here, misty copeland, new principal dancer at the american ballet theatre. of course, she is the first african-american to hold such a post. >> good choice. and fourth, the countess of wessex, who is married to prince edward, queen elizabeth's youngest child.
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♪ finally, this half hour, at o'hare international airport in chicago, passengers taking off for places all over the globe can now look out the window and see a virtual petting zoo. >> farm animals that like to eat grass are doing the landscaping. as paul meinke of our chicago station reports, they have just the right crew for the job. >> reporter: run, creatures run. 'tis time for chow. well, actually come to think of it, you can eat any time you want, because the grass grows here at o'hare, just beyond the
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fence where the airplanes land. goat, sheep, llama and burros are the landscaping alternative to humans because the animals can go where the mowers can't. >> what one animal doesn't eat, the other animal does. so you have less invasive plants. >> reporter: less invasive plants, lower grass means fewer rodents, means fewer birds, because we know birds and planes don't get along. and all this animal mowing is done at low cost. there have been no demands for wage hikes. >> they don't charge any overtime either, do they? >> no, no. they just nibble away. >> reporter: they do take breaks. they are allowed to take baths. sometimes they get confused. dude, the camera is not edible, okay? they were so excited to see us, one of the goats tried to commandeer a car and another interrupted our interview. >> as the sheep is approaching us, but it's not a killer sheep. >> yeah, it is. >> that's pip? >> this one's pip. >> reporter: pip is a sheep with an ornery disposition who without just cause headbutted
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two photographers and had to be cooled from further offense with water spray. >> let's keep pip that way, please. >> reporter: take a hike. butch the burro is supposed to maintain order, but he's young and needs to get his feet firmly planted. no alpha male yet. all this is called the sustainable vegetation initiative, which is government speak for green grazing. in its third year, it appears to be a success. six acres far north of o'hare looking good. there's a big fence, no concern with the noise, and the animals are happy, all except for pip, who needs an attitudinal adjustment. at o'hare, paul meinke, abc 7 eyewitness news. >> cute. >> cute? >> yeah, cute. >> love the animals around here. >> i do love my animals. [ sheep noise ] >> you're not such a big fan. >> of animals? love animals. that was a cute turtle we had earlier, wasn't it? >> don't miss updates on facebook wnnfans.com. more news. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good thursday morning to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. >> and i'm reena ninan with some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." gunfire at the movies. a disturbed man goes on an attack in nashville, wielding a hatchet and pepper spray, but he goes down in a hail of bullets before anyone is seriously injured. a full report coming up. french experts are calling for more tests before confirming that a piece of aircraft came from missing flight 370. this after the malaysian prime minister already announced a link had been conclusively made. a man in mississippi will be in court today facing guns and other charges in connection with thfeared attack on a military base. he claims what were thought to be gunshots were really his pickup truck backfiring. also, taiwan preparing for what's expected to be a direct hit from a massive typhoon. forecasters say it should arrive
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there tomorrow, packing winds around 130 miles an hour. that's the same as a category 4 hurricane. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, august 6th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. we have to begin this half hour with just a horror show playing out once again inside an american movie theater. an attacker taking aim at random families in nashville, tennessee. >> the suspect shot and killed by a s.w.a.t. team has been identified as vicente montano, reportedly diagnosed with schizophrenia, carrying a hatchet and a pellet gun. more from abc's steve osunsami. [ shots ] >> reporter: those shots fired and people running for their lives in a movie theater in tennessee. around 1:13 p.m., the first calls came in describing a man armed with a gun and a hatchet. witnesses say the suspect was a 29-year-old white man wearing two backpacks and a surgical
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mask. he walked into the showing of the new "mad max" film. one of the officers who was first on the scene confronted him, and suddenly, they were in a gun fight. >> the suspect raised his weapon toward that officer, pulled the trigger. that officer then fired on the suspect and then backed away from the theater. >> reporter: outside, officers found a man hit in the shoulder with the hatchet and two women recovering from being sprayed with pepper spray. they're being treated at a nearby hospital. about 20 people were still hiding out inside. >> i went out to use the bathroom and there were two cops out there, and they told me to go back into the theater and that if i saw somebody, a man, a white man with red hair, that i needed to get out immediately because he had a gun on him. >> reporter: then a s.w.a.t. team storms the theater, tearing through the cloud of the gunman's pepper spray, forcing him out the back door of the theater where police are waiting, firing away and killing him. police are now identifying the gunman.
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they say vincente montano had significant psychiatric issues and was reported missing august 3rd. nashville police confirm he had an airsoft pistol and not a real firearm. bomb squads blew up the backpack the man left behind, which police say was holding a hoax device meant to fool police. >> the actions of that first officer who went in the theater to engage this individual may well have saved multiple individuals inside that theater as officers worked to evacuate everyone in here. >> reporter: steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. now to the high-stakes negotiations over the nuclear deal with iran. president obama taking on critics of the landmark agreement, warning that the only other option is war. we get the details from abc's stephanie ramos. >> reporter: at the top of his remarks, president obama jokingly addressed why he was late. >> i apologize for the slight delay. even presidents have problems with toner. >> reporter: but the president quickly turned to the serious
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business of selling the iran nuclear deal, saying his critics have been quick to discredit the deal aimed at preventing iran from building a nuclear weapon. >> and so, before the ink was even dry on this deal, before congress even read it, a majority of republicans declared their virulent opposition. lobbyists and pundits were suddenly transformed into armchair nuclear scientists. >> reporter: obama says the agreement with iran builds on an american tradition of strong, principled diplomacy with adversarie adversaries. as for opponents who want the u.s. to push for a better deal -- >> those making the deal are either ignorant of iranian society, remember or they're just not being straight with the american people. >> reporter: obama compared those against the agreement to politicians who pushed for the 2003 invasion of iraq, and he warned that if congress blocks the deal next month, it will put the u.s. on the path to some form of war. >> maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon. >> reporter: but the republican chairman of the senate foreign relations committee says that's not true.
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>> everyone in the united states knows that this president is not going to carry out military action against iran. iran knows that. >> reporter: the president has taken the deal to more than 80 members of congress while senior administration officials have lobbied more than 175 lawmakers. the endorsements continue to trickle in. reena, t.j.? >> all right. thank you so much. the first republican debate now just hours away. the ten candidates who will be on stage making final preparations now before the high-profile event. the front-runner, donald trump, will be at the center of the stage, but some of his rivals say they don't plan on attacking him. >> barack obama was able to be re-elected because republicans spent a lot of time attacking each other. so, i am not going to spend a second making life easier for hillary clinton to get elected. >> trump says he is not going to rehearse before tonight's event. he's been kind of downplaying the expectations by saying he's not a debater. another presidential note here. george w. bush back in service.
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yes, he has been called back to public service, this time for jury duty. this happened yesterday in a dallas courthouse. the former president ended up not being chosen for the panel. but check that out. that's cool, right? >> awesome. >> he got out of there after a couple of hours. he took some pictures with other potential jurors, but yes, nobody can get out of jury duty. >> i loved that selfie. that may be the selfie award of the week. >> that's a good one. well, on to more serious subject. the manhunt for a killer and kidnapper in california is taking police into deeper, rougher desert terrain. today they're searching a sparsely populated mining territory near the mojave desert as temperatures climb into triple digits. the suspect is accused of abducting three men, killing another and shooting two sheriff's deputies. we turn now to the north carolina shooting of an unarm ed black man by a white police officer. that shooting captured on police dashcam was played in court. here's abc's mara schiavocampo.
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>> reporter: never-before-seen dashcam video of another controversial police shooting, showing the moments just before former florida a&m football player jonathan ferrell is the killed. north carolina officers responding to a call of breaking and entering when ferrell walks towards them. as the light from a police taser appears on ferrell's chest, he starts running. >> get on the ground! >> reporter: moments later, police gunfire. [ shots ] killing the 24-year-old. this video played during the trial of charlotte police officer randall kerrick, facing voluntary manslaughter charges in ferrell's 2013 death. police say ferrell had just crashed his car when he went to a nearby home for help at 2:30 in the morning, alarming the homeowner, who called police. prosecutors say ferrell, who was unarmed, was running away from the taser light, in fear for his life, but defense attorneys say he was charging the officers. prosecutors say after ferrell
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was shot, officers on the scene did not provide any medical attention and he was later handcuffed on the ground as he lay dying. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. fire crews in washington state say they're beginning to gain on a wildfire raging for five weeks. the enormous wolverine blaze has only spread five more acres in the last day after exploding to 40 square miles. further south, a fire that grew to 17,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of an entire town, the town called roosevelt, it's slowing down and moving away from homes. as of last evening, evacuation orders have actually been lifted. well, checking the forecast, gusty winds with cooler temperatures in the pacific northwest, sweltering from the desert states to denver and oklahoma city. severe weather in the upper midwest. downpours in the ohio valley. scattered storms in florida. >> 70s in seattle and detroit, 80s in minneapolis, memphis and new york. 90s in denver, miami and new orleans, triple digits in phoenix and dallas. bill cosby has been called
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to court to give a deposition in a case filed by a woman claiming he sexually abused her. cosby is being sued by a woman named judy huth. for sexual battery, i should say, and emotional distress stemming from an incident back in 1974. now, huth is trying to get around the statute of limitations here, which has limited other suits against cosby. a judge cleared the way for his testimony yesterday, scheduling cosby's appearance for october 9th. and as part of his ongoing battle over ownership of the los angeles clippers, donald sterling has filed for a divorce from his wife of nearly 60 years, shelley sterling. shelly sterling was the one who negotiated the $2 billion sale of the team to former microsoft ceo steve ballmer without donald sterling's consent. he is also suing his wife and the nba in federal court over that sale. pope francis going into controversial territory speaking
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out about divorce ahead of his big trip to the u.s. the pope is urging the church to "open the door to welcome divorced catholics who have remarried without getting an annulment." the remarks fueling speculation the pope was signaling support for easing the ban on communion for those couples. that could be a very big deal for the catholic church. looking forward to his visit in september. now to san antonio, texas, where a guy who goes by the name of rudy the barber is really making a difference. rudy is rudy ibanez, and yes, he really is a barber. >> a while back, he gave a free haircut to a homeless man who had asked him for money. he saw the man's reaction after seeing himself in the mirror and then he had an idea. >> now rudy spends a lot of his own free time offering haircuts to other homeless people and right there on the street, he's an inspiring guy. check out his quote. rudy says, "the way i see it, if we all pitch in, this world would be a lot better place." >> you know what, that goes so much farther than maybe even a meal sometimes, to just feel better and look better and just
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have that confidence. he's offering his skill, his talent. this is what he can contribute. >> look how great that man looks. >> that's awesome. >> i love it. good for him. that does make a difference. it really does. a lot of people see that and think how they can make a difference. how are you going to make a difference today? >> i don't know what i'm going to do today. >> think about it. i'll come back to you after the break. well, coming up here, baby time front and center. > >> netflix, another major corporation upping their parental leave policy. could this be the dawning of a new age for working patients in america? also, renting the look. the way to the wardrobe of your dreams by paying a service to keep it fresh for you. all the new trends without the old ones hanging around. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by southern new hampshire university. brouto you by southern new hampshire university.
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i'm here as a mother, an american mother who honestly believes that i have the right to know what's in the food that i feed my family. >> that's gwyneth paltrow on capitol hill appealing to lawmakers about genetically modified foods. she's fighting a bill that would block states from passing their own gmo labeling laws and she joined by her mom, actress blythe danner. paltrow is the face of the just label it campaign, a coalition of organic food companies. microsoft has now joined netflix in announcing a more liberal leave policy for new parents. >> the action could prompt a significant shift in other industries, as well. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> i feel good to be on the offensive. >> reporter: it's the battle of benefits. netflix, the online streaming company behind "house of cards," now rocking the corporate world, announcing a whole year of paid leave for new moms and dads. and just hours later, microsoft
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coming in with its own offer, upping paid parental leave to 12 weeks. >> in the tech world, it's incredibly hard to find talented people. the competition is really, really high, and companies know that they're being judged on their worker policies and on their culture. >> reporter: in the u.s., new parents are legally entitled to 12 weeks of unpaid leave, but silicon valley has often gone above and beyond with all kinds of perks. from facebook and apple footing the bill for egg freezing to airbnb's $2,000 vacancy stipend. google's even got an onsite bowl yeg alley. but are the generous leave policies too good to be true? >> these are very competitive companies. there's probably going to be a cultural stigma about taking full advantage of a really liberal policy. >> reporter: and with competition for talent heating up, these family-friendly benefits could soon extend beyond the tech world. for "nightline," i'm rebecca
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jarvis in new york. >> i'm all for it, but if i was running for president, my number one campaign issue would be universal child care everywhere. everyone should be able to go to a little local daycare center, drop your kid off in a safe place that we pay into. >> you'd do well. >> that would be my campaign issue. i believe france does it, for instance. they serve you nice healthy foods, almost gourmet level. they have a chef prepare it and the kids learn manners. >> child care is one of the most difficult things for new parents trying to get back to work. what do i do with the child? and child care is very expensive. >> yeah. >> wow, maybe you should think about running. >> i have thought about it at times. >> i would support you. >> i just don't have the funds. >> i'll support you morally but not financially. i have a policy here. coming up, how you can keep from being seen in the same outfit twice. >> okay. and you don't need a celebrity budget, apparently. the new trend, renting designer threads.
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that's next. we'll explain on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after
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some super secret shopping tips now. if you want your wardrobe to be fashionable but you don't want to break the bank, how about renting? >> we've got a new service here that lets you look like a million bucks for a lot less. abc's becky worley checks this out. ♪ >> reporter: celebrities are
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rarely seen in the same outfit twice, but for us mere mortals, having that many outfits is an expensive pipe dream, or is it? >> it's like a dream closet. >> reporter: rachel gwynn was one of the first to try rent the runway unlimited, a new subscription service that's like netflix but for clothes. >> let's see this closet. >> you ready? >> wow. you are serious about clothes. >> yes. i love clothes, shoes, bags, all of it. >> reporter: her shopping habit cost her a fortune. now she pays just $99 a month to choose clothes, jewelry and handbags and have them all delivered. >> this retails probably for about $350. >> reporter: plus, she got this jumpsuit and a cute dress to wear a few times and then return. >> if you consider the idea of rental retail that you can get 30 different outfits in a month for a lower cost than buying 30 different outfits, you can see why the rental model is really appealing. >> reporter: users can have up to three items at a time and swap them out as often as they like.
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shipping and dry-cleaning are all a part of the $99 monthly fee. >> i'm constantly looking at what's new on rent the runway and putting things in my queue. >> reporter: other similar services are cropping up, like le tote, which picks the sizes for you, gwynnie bee, maternity clothing lender mine for nine. rent the runway's unlimited service was so popular when it launched that they now have a waiting list to join. >> we're excited about all the new fall inventory. we have a lot of great stuff coming to the site. >> reporter: that inventory spans from couture to casual. >> with the service, i get to rent bags, accessories and dresses. so i mean, tens of thousands of dollars a year. >> reporter: a rental reality that's making this fashionista a lot more frugal. becky worley, abc news, new york. >> would you do it? >> do they have that for guys? >> oh, that's a good question. >> suits are kind of tricky for us. >> but if you were a woman, would you spend the $99 a month? >> that's an awesome question. if i were a woman.
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>> got around the corner as fast as we could and then we started setting up the jump and making it higher and making the gap bigger and we progressed quick, real quick. >> reporter: here's how it works. superconductors bathed in liquid nitrogen inside the board create a powerful magnetic field and beneath the board a track embedded with magnets creating their own magnetic field. when the two fields combine, they repel one another, creating that lift, the kind of science that made marty mcfly fly. david muir, abc news, new york. >> people still holding out hope. >> you never know. >> they'll be floating around the streets of new york one day. >> sometimes, you know, movies become reality. >> all right. here's a reality for one of our viewers here. award this week's mugshot winner. your mug is on the way. >> we asked viewers for your favorite underrated or obscure summer songs. and you definitely delivered. lots of great ones were submitted, but we're going with jenny m.'s submission on twitter. "wave babies" by honeymoon suite.
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>> you know this one, right? you remember this one? >> oh, yes. ♪ wave babies, lying on the sand ♪ >> good one. >> "wave babies," you're seeing the video here. it's a song that peaked at number 59 on the canadian charts in 1985. so, it didn't catch on at the time, but maybe we can spark a resurgence for it. but "wave babies, they're lying on the sand, wave babies and i want them in my hand." that's an actual lyric from the song. >> great song. >> you like that, jack? >> yes. reena hit us with this the other day on the air. she recited a lyric from a song that nobody here and a group nobody ever heard of. you know this one? ♪ i'll be at your door ♪ they're just waiting, hesitating ♪ >> that's natural selection. a hit from 1991. "do anything" is what it was called. >> smooth to the groove like sandwich bread. >> she spit it out like nobody's business. ♪
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this morning on "world news now," the stage is set. republican candidates getting ready for their first big presidential debate. some are studying hard. others, like donald trump, apparently not studying at all. the race to the white house officially under way. another attack. a gunman enters a tennessee theater with pepper spray, faces off with police and ends up dead, but his gun wasn't lethal. nobody was seriously injured. so, why are movie theaters becoming targets? also, a drunk driver plowing through fences at an airport, driving right into an active runway. how he was finally caught after crashing through more fences as he tried to get away. and taking heat. a celebrity's natural sunscreen brand being called out by parents, claiming the product didn't work, leaving their children with serious burns. what every parent should know before enjoying the summer sun.
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it's thursday, august 6th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> hey, there, everybody. it's thursday, all right? >> yeah. >> it's thursday. >> sure is. >> oh, this is a big wonderful day. >> you have waited -- i mean, you have done this past year the nba finals, the big boxing match, right? pacquiao and -- >> this is the biggest event of the year for me. >> i've never seen. you are ultimately a nerd is what i decided. >> that's okay. nobody accused me of being smart. this is awesome. but the republican candidates are getting in some final prep work. we're finally here for this big, big debate, tonight's first debate. we are hours away from it. all of the candidates, except, apparently, donald trump, who says he doesn't need to rehearse. in fact, a top aide tells our jonathan karl he has no idea what to expect from trump tonight. >> oh, boy. >> abc's tom llamas is covering this thing for us from cleveland. >> reporter: donald trump
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dealing with a surprising, new report. aides confirming to abc news that president bill clinton spoke with trump just weeks before he jumped into the race. this could fuel attacks from other candidates at the debate that trump is too cozy with the clintons. trump telling "gma" at the debate, he won't be the pit bull. >> certainly, i don't want to attack. if i'm attacked, i have to do something back, but i'd like it to be very civil. >> reporter: candidates like senator marco rubio say their target is not trump. >> barack obama was able to be re-elected because republicans spent a lot of time attacking each other. so i'm not going to spend a second making life easier for hillary clinton to get elected. >> reporter: hillary clinton slamming republican candidate jeb bush as out of touch after he made this comment -- >> i'm not sure we need $500 million for women's health issues. >> reporter: bush later saying he misspoke. he says he meant funding planned parenthood. meanwhile, the republican front-runner, trump, says he's not preparing for the debate. but others like dr. ben carson and mike huckabee are, both seen
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here in front of faux podiums. >> my idea for somebody capturing a moment in all of this is not a zinger, but is more some substantive value argument they can make about why they should be president or what makes them different than the other candidates on the stage. >> reporter: but it's going to be very difficult for any candidate to break through. there's ten people on stage, very little time, and all eyes are going to be on donald trump, front and center. tom llamas, abc news, cleveland. we turn now to the latest violent attack at a movie theater. this time we're talking about nashville, tennessee. the gunman who was shot dead by police has been identified as that man, 29-year-old vicente montano. police say he was wearing a surgical mask when he pepper-sprayed two women and cut a man with a hatchet. but the gun he was carrying, you see it there, turned out to be an airsoft pistol that shoots plastic pellets. >> you look at the gun, if someone confronted you with it, you would think it was a real pistol. and obviously, an airsoft gun makes noise. when that initial officer who
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confronted him reported that the gun was aimed at him, the trigger was pulled, that officer heard noises. >> montano has a history of mental illness. police say he had been committed four times for psychiatric treatment. officers blew up one of the two backpacks he was carrying. it contained a fake bomb. this attack follows two other deadly theater shootings. as millions of americans head to the movies this summer, it's raising new concerns about safety in those venues. abc's cecilia vega reports. >> reporter: it's the question families across the country are asking, how safe are they inside america's movie theaters. >> we're in the movies and someone started shooting people. >> reporter: just two weeks ago, that shooting in lafayette, louisiana, the grand 16. surveillance video shows john russel houser buying a ticket, walking past the concession stand and down the hall to a showing of "trainwreck." he opens fire, killing two people, injuring nine others before turning the gun on himself. just monday, "trainwreck" star
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amy schumer making an emotional plea for gun control. >> and i've thought about these victims each day since the tragedy. >> reporter: and we all remember this -- >> got seven down in theater nine! seven down! >> reporter: aurora, colorado, 2012, the century 16 movie theater. it was a midnight showing of "the dark knight rises." a lone gunman dressed in tactical clothing carrying multiple guns fires into the audience. a dozen people killed, 70 others injured, james holmes pleading guilty by reason of insanity. he now faces the death penalty. some calling for increased security from bag checks to metal detectors. there are currently fewer than 50 metal detectors at america's 5,000 movie theaters. beefing up security would be an extremely expensive endeavor. those metal detectors cost about $5,000 apiece. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. families who lost loved ones aboard malaysia flight 370 vented their frustrations today after conflicting conclusions about a possible part from the
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plane. the malaysian prime minister announced that the part was conclusively confirmed to be from the missing jet, but french experts say they're still working on confirmation, which could come later today. in central missouri, four small children who had been celebrating a birthday died in a fire that nearly destroyed the top floor of a condo building. flames and smoke tore through the units so quickly firefighters weren't able to reach the children in time. one adult did manage to get out. the children ranged in age from 2 to 5 years old and were related. the cause still under investigation. texas attorney general ken paxton has been ordered to appear in federal court next week for a contempt hearing over same-sex marriage. at issue is the state's refuse to amend a death certificate which lists a surviving spouse as significant other instead of husband. it's just the latest legal trouble for paxton, who faces three counts of securities fraud as well. animal rights activists are calling on the minnesota board of dentistry to revoke the
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license of walter palmer, saying he sullied the profession when he killed a protected lion in zimbabwe. palmer insists he did nothing wrong, instead blaming the african guides that he paid to set up the killing for any wrongdoing. abc's ryan smith has the latest details. >> reporter: professional hunter theo bronkhorst arrived at a zimbabwe court, accused of putting this man, american dentist dr. walter palmer, in a position to illegally kill cecil the lion, rejecting the case against him. >> i think it's frivolous and i think it's wrong. >> reporter: bronkhorst led the expedition for dr. walter palmer, losing his hunting license after allegedly luring the lion out of the safety of a wildlife preserve. the killing created an international uproar, sending dr. palmer into hiding, his vacation home vandalized. though he has said he believed the hunt was legal, a white house petition demanding dr. palmer's extradition has 230,000 signatures so far. delta and american airlines announcing they will no longer
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ship big game trophies. on twitter, #boycottups growing to pressure the international carrier, which has said it will continue to ship them as long as the hunts are legal. the trial has been postponed until september. if convicted, bronkhorst could face up to 15 years behind bars. officials are intensifying their efforts to bring dr. palmer back into this country to face justice for killing cecil. ryan smith, abc news, victoria falls, zimbabwe. in medical news, a potentially life-saving benefit linked to birth control pills. a large, new study found the pill dramatically reduces a woman's risk of endometrial cancer. it's credited with preventing 200,000 cases of the disease in the last decade. researchers say the longer a woman uses oral contraceptives, the greater the benefit, reducing her risk by 25% every five years. all right, spicy foods, yes? >> ooh, i love it, teej. you know i love it. >> you're going to live longer than i am. every time you dig in, you're doing yourself a favor. we're told now, according to a new study, it says eating those
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spicy foods twice a week reduces the risk of death from cancer and heart disease by up to 10%. eating them seven times a week reduces the risk up to 14%. researchers say chili peppers act as an antioxidant, essentially, and other spicy foods possibly as well. >> i love red peppers on my pizza, on my eggs, tabasco sauce. >> on your eggs? >> oh, yeah, fantastic. >> you're going to live longer than i am, but we knew that anyway. how about now, one for those incredible small world type stories. it all started at the mayo clinic in minnesota. a guy named larry was a patient there back in 1988. >> so, larry lost his wedding ring. mm, mm, mm. it had his and his wife linda's name inscribed inside. a couple years later it was found in a pipe by plumber named dale. dale's wife, kathy, wore the ring for 25 years because she wanted to honor the bride and groom. >> two weeks ago, kathy met larry and linda's son and they spoke about the ring. they figured out what had happened and kathy turned over
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the ring to larry and linda. they're all planning to meet and swap stories about where the ring has been. >> is there a worse offense than losing the ring? >> oh, it's pretty high up there. it happened to somebody in my -- >> home? whoa, whoa! you or -- who did it? did he? >> not me. >> he did not. >> who has a wedding ring on their finger? >> where was his ring? >> in the bottom of the long island sound. >> he doesn't have it still? >> no. >> does he have a replacement? >> not yet. >> what? how long has this been the case? >> let's not discuss this. why don't we move on to -- >> oh, my goodness, this is big. my wife keeps a drawer of backup rings in case i lose one. >> if i was your wife, i'd do the same, teej. >> oh, my goodness gracious. >> coming up, we'll show you the real dark side of the moon ahead in "the mix." but first, the desperate search called off for one of the greatest divers of our time. her incredible athletic feats, even picking up the sport later in life. >> that's a tough story. the updates we're getting are not good there. also, jessica alba. you've been hearing about this
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impact video this morning from the airport in new orleans where a drunk driver made impact with a fence, driving right into the airfield. he made another impact driving
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through another fence leaving that airfield. the driver left his car, was arrested a short time later. he was charged with driving while intoxicated and hit-and-run driving. no flights were affected by this incident, though. a man in mississippi will make a court appearance today on gun and other charges in a case that raised fears of another attack against members of the military. those fears stemmed from what was believed to be gunshots near a military base called camp shelby. alfred baria was stopped in connection to the case yesterday. turns out there were no gunshots. the loud noises that were heard was baria's old pickup backfiring. baria was arrested because there were some guns in the trunk. baria can't be near firearms because of previous drug arrests. his sons claim the guns are his. the underwater search for the woman considered the best free diver of all time has been called off. >> natalia molchanova disappeared while diving with friends off the coast of spain. matt gutman has more on her and her remarkable extreme sport.
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>> reporter: the search intensified for a champion of the deep. natalia molchanova vanished into the depths she'd spent a lifetime exploring. the 53-year-old mother picked up the sport later in life, holding dozens of freediving records, some of them unbelievable, death-defying feats. many of them chronicled on her website, including for breath-hold, nine minutes. and depth well over 400 feet. that's more than two statues of liberty stacked torch to base. but it was a shallow recreational dive, barely 100 feet, that may have killed her. sport officials saying she disappeared off the coast of spain sunday where currents were strong. while increasingly popular, freediving is also considered one of the deadliest extreme sports. divers are trained to ignore their body's cry for air, something i was taught in the cayman islands. see those convulsions? that's my body demanding to breathe. >> breath, breath. >> good job, man. >> thanks. >> good solid five minutes.
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>> reporter: the sport has claimed many of its greats and molchanova's family believes the depths she conquered may have claimed her. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> it was so hard to watch matt gutman do that. it makes me nervous. makes me very nervous. a lot of people find that people who do this type of diving, they call them reckless and careless, that they shouldn't be doing this, but she was passionate and loved what she was doing. >> and the best at it, but even the best at it can succumb to these extreme sports. that's so awful to hear. and this is a recreational dive. she wasn't even, you know, trying some challenge or some record this time. that's awful to hear. well, coming up, should you go natural in the sun? "consumer reports" weighing in on natural sunscreens. the debate has superstar jessica alba on the hot seat. and in our next half hour, could your phone, yes, your phone, be hacked? one travel agent found out the hard way. how? he got a bill for $117,000. we've got a warning here you do not want to miss. you are watching "world news now."
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♪ superstar jessica alba defending a sunscreen sold by the company that she co-founded, customers complaining it just doesn't work. >> controversy is raising questions about the so-called natural sunscreens. abc's cecilia vega investigates. >> reporter: jessica alba on the hot seat, fighting back amid controversy over the effectiveness of her company's spf-30 sunscreen lotion. the criticism began earlier this week after parents weighed in online, claiming the product is ineffective. "it was like we used baby oil," this mom says, posting a review on amazon.com. another writing, "my daughter's back looked like a tomato and
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even blistered in one spot." alba and her honest company co-founder chris gavigan defending their product, explaining hers is one of many so-called natural sunscreens on the market. >> my dream was to create the ultimate family brand. >> reporter: insisting the sunscreen has gone through extensive third-party testing and passed all requirements, writing on their website, "we develop and use honest sunscreen to protect our own children." but those pictures reigniting a heated debate during the peak of summer -- do mineral-based sunscreens work differently than sunscreens that use chemicals? mineral-based sunscreens are often zinc or titanium based, creating a barrier between the sun and your skin, while chemical-based use substances like oxy or avobenzone to penetrate the skin and absorb the sun's rays. "consumer reports" did not test the honest company's product but recently tested five other
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natural sunscreens where zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide are the active ingredients. the magazine concluding mineral-based sunscreens are less likely to offer skin the complete protection it needs. >> one of the reasons why mineral sunscreens may not perform as well as the ones with chemicals is because the mineral particles form an uneven surface on your skin and you may not be getting good coverage. >> reporter: in the end, most dermatologists agree, any sunscreen is better than no sunscreen. >> sunscreen is really important, and you need to use it every day all year round, even on cloudy days and no matter what your skin type is. >> reporter: cecelia vega, abc news, new york. >> apparently, jessica alba's honest company has said they are promising to reach out to every single person who has complained about the sunscreen on social media. they want to get to the bottom of this. >> i had no idea about that difference. one just puts a barrier, one penetrates the skin. i had no idea there was that difference. i just -- thank you, cecelia. i learned something. >> that's good. now you know what sunscreen to use. >> yeah. >> "the mix" next. >> which one do i use?
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cool stuff! >> do you like pink floyd? >> not a fan. >> oh. you know that song by pink floyd. >> i don't think so, but i've heard -- do you want to go ahead? >> it's called "dark side of the moon," right? >> you want to sing it? >> no. ♪ i'll see you on the dark side of the moon ♪ >> is that really how it goes or did you just make it up? >> no, i did not make it up. >> is that how it goes, really? >> yes. >> oh, okay. >> glad i got my backing from jack. well, there's a turtle who has -- it's incredible! his instagram followers, apparently, 15.6,000 people follow him, and this is the turtle. >> turtle? >> he is -- the owner is a college student named mike miller, and this is dwight. he saved dwight from the gutter. he started putting his videos up on social media. twice a week he would film him. and dwight the turtle got his big break when tyrese gibson, you know from "fast & furious," he loved the video so much, he shared them, and now he has hit
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hollywood stardom, practically. he's going to have a storybook based after him, a new children's book. and that's not it. he's also going to have a smartphone app and a console game. >> the turtle? >> featuring this turtle. >> oh, my word. >> and apparently, mike, the owner, the college student, said to break the internet, all you need is one cute animal. people love him because of his size and he's such a go-getter. by the way, he measures 1.5 inches and he's been viewed 60 million times on facebook. >> wow. >> 15,000 followers on instagram. >> that's his pet turtle? >> making it big. >> you know, we should have had a mascot around here. >> what would you consider as a mascot? >> maybe a bear would be good for us. no? don't like a bear? >> i'm sure the network would love to have a bear running around. >> we've done worse here. one more thing we want to show you. how are you on your push-ups? you're probably not this good. go ahead and roll that beautiful push-up footage. this is a fitness expert, if you will. she's a fitness competitor. her name is adela garcia. she posted this on instagram. >> wow.
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>> this is how she gets down. >> that's amazing.
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this morning on "world news now," theater attack. moviegoers in tennessee hit with pepper spray by a gun-wielding, masked man. the bizarre, new discoveries as to what the suspect actually had on him. conflicting conclusions. family members of missing flight 370, malaysia airlines flight 370, react in frustration as differing reports over the airline debris found last week. what we expect to learn today from investigators. fighting back, ben affleck denying reports that his divorce with jennifer garner was due to an affair with their nanny. the alleged relationship that may have broken up one of hollywood's biggest couples. and airport livestock. the new method of landscaping at chicago's o'hare international airport, letting goat, sheep and burros graze. the all-natural technique a
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win-win for the goat farmers, and of course, the jet-set animals. it's thursday, august 6th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. well, good morning, everyone. we begin with another horrifying attack on moviegoers. a man armed with a hatchet, pepper spray and what appears to be a semiautomatic weapon. >> this time the target a nashville, tennessee, theater in the middle of the afternoon with just a handful of people inside. all ended with the suspect shot dead. more now from abc's hunter kelly. [ shots ] >> reporter: the sound of gunfire echoing outside a tennessee movie theater. the final confrontation between a gunman and police that left the shooter dead in the parking lot. late wednesday, authorities identified that man as 29-year-old vincente montano. he's from the nashville area and had a history of arrests and commitments for mental health issues over the years. >> he was armed with a hatchet
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and armed with a weapon that strongly resembles a semiautomatic pistol, but as we know now after examination, it is an air soft gun. >> reporter: the 911 call went in just after 1:00. two officers working nearby ran to the theater. one went inside, trading shots with montano before backing out. the inside of the theater was thick with pepper spray, which police say drove out the other people watching the movie. customers in other movies were told to stay put and watch out for a man with a gun and a hatchet. >> we heard screams, we assumed because "insidious" was showing in a theater right by. we were like, that must be a scary movie. >> we heard screams and then a shot. and then a little while after that, metro police came in and they escorted us out. >> reporter: the gunman eventually went out the theater's rear door where police shot and killed him. the bomb squad detonated the backpack the shooter was wearing. that backpack contained a hoax device. montano's motive remains a mystery. hunter kelly, abc news, antioch, tennessee.
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well, jurors deciding the fate of colorado movie theater gunman james holmes could begin deliberating his fate as early as today. they listened in court yesterday as prosecutors finished getting emotional impact statements from victims' family members. several jurors were seen crying hearing about the loss. they must decide now between a death sentence or life in prison for holmes. deliberations will begin as soon as defense attorneys and prosecutors make the closing arguments. aviation experts in france are asking for more testing on that bit of plane debris that washed up a few days ago, this after the prime minister of malaysia went on tv to announce that the wing part was, in fact, from malaysia flight 370. abc's david wright reports from paris. >> reporter: we finally know what happened to mh-370. >> it is with a very heavy heart. >> reporter: the malaysian prime minister breaking the news himself. >> that the aircraft debris is indeed from mh-370. >> reporter: this part of the wing is for now the only piece
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of the puzzle. international investigators say the item known as a flaperon definitely came from a boeing 777. mh-370 is the only 777 missing, so the flaperon likely belonged to it. we still don't know why it crashed or where. and even though reunion island is an ocean away from the search area, it is consistent with where oceanographers predicted the wind, waves and currents would carry floating debris. >> it's not going to tell us what happened to 370. the real answer to what's happened to this airplane is sitting at the bottom of the ocean 1,000 miles off the coast coast of australia. >> reporter: sources tell abc news that investigators here in france have not found a serial number that would connect the part definitively to mh-370, so the language they're using, some of them, is extra cautious. they're saying it's their strong presumption that the part is from the plane. french authorities have not yet investigated the luggage that also washed ashore on reunion
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island, so we may have more answers in the days ahead. david wright, abc news, paris. president obama trying to drum up support for the landmark nuclear deal with iran. the president used a speech at american university to take on his critics of the agreement, calling republicans' opposition knee-jerk partisanship. he warned that there's only one alternative to this deal. >> so, let's not mince words. the choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy or some form of war, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon. >> the president also referred to critics of the deal as "armchair nuclear scientists." he says if iran cheats, we can and will catch them. as japan marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of hiroshima, local leaders there are calling on president obama and other world leaders to help make the world nuclear-free. tens of thousands gathered this morning to observe a minute of
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silence near the epicenter of that blast, marking the exact moment the 1945 attack that killed up to 140,000 people. okay, 459 days until the 2016 election, but just mere hours before the first debate of the republican candidates. whoo! we are ready. florida senator marco rubio among the first candidates to arrive in cleveland, taking time out for a rally on the city's west side. much of the focus tonight will be on the front-runner, donald trump. he says he has no plans to rehearse. trump could face some questions about his newly revealed phone call with former president bill clinton during which clinton reportedly encouraged trump to run. >> that's curious, isn't it? >> what do they say, politics make strange bedfellows. >> was that call before hillary got in the race? >> i'm not so surprised. i'm not so surprised. really? you've got to talk to everyone, right? cast a wide net. >> you do. you do. let's turn to some weather now, but man, i'm excited about that debate. >> i know you are. >> whoo! extreme weather.
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we're going to start on other side of the world, though. taiwan getting ready for what's expected to be a direct hit from this typhoon, this monster storm right now. forecasters say the storm will hit tomorrow with maximum winds around 130 miles an hour. that's the equivalent of a category 4 hurricane. the island of saipan is just starting to clean up from the storm, which tore through on sunday. they say it could take a month or two to restore power to everybody there. fire crews battling the stubborn and unpredictable fire north of san francisco say they're starting to make some progress. the rocky fire is now about 30% contained, but changing winds continue to spark flare-ups. flames have scorched nearly 70,000 acres, destroyed more than 40 homes and threatening nearly 7,000 more. and in today's forecast, gusty winds from northern california up to the pacific northwest. oppressive from phoenix to oklahoma city. scattered storms in florida. severe weather from the upper great plains, up to 2 inches of rain in the ohio valley. >> triple digits in phoenix and
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dallas. 90s in denver, albuquerque and new orleans. 80s in portland, chicago and boston. 70s in seattle and detroit. what could be considered a genius idea. >> this is good. >> you think so? >> i like this a lot. >> okay, we'll let you guys at home decide. there's a pair of jeans that helps keep your iphone charged. >> okay, you see this? this is how it works now. they're called the hello jeans from a los angeles-based company. the idea is simple. the jeans have two discrete pockets, one for your iphone, the other for your battery. >> and you can plug in your phone and do your thing while it charges. one thing, though. apparently, the pocket for the phone isn't big enough to fit the iphone 6, but it does fit earlier versions. i would worry about it getting too hot. you know, they get a little bit hot sometimes. >> they do, but i put my phone in my back pocket all the time. if there was a way to just put it in the pocket without having to plug it in and let it charge, that is what i need, ideally. >> then i think weird things, like am i getting some horrible radiation on my butt? >> you're worried about cheek radiation now?
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>> i worry about butt cheek radiation. >> we've got enough to worry about. well, coming up, a tree lover protesting the old-fashioned way by refusing to get out of the tree. >> that's one way to do it. and what do you do if your phone bill says you owe them $100,000? how in the world could that happen? well, it's not your data plan. >> roaming costs a lot, i guess. later in "the skinny," the stunning allegations surrounding ben affleck and jennifer garner's divorce, the reports of an affair with their nanny. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. ou by colonial penn life insurance. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time,
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we'll see what happens. >> that's kimberly cisneros. she's been camping out in that tree in washington state since tuesday. basically, she's trying to stop a construction company from taking the 75-foot douglas fir down while it builds a housing development. people say that the company is willing to not press charges for now. >> she's not going to get arrested. it's more of just a waiting game, just wait for her to decide to become uncomfortable enough where she doesn't want to be in the tree anymore. >> how do you go to the bathroom? don't you need to eat something? apparently, the building company has indicated there's a limit to its patience. cisneros' supporters say she's got plenty of food and water and the right disposition for a standoff like this. i guess that explains the bathroom issue. >> what? >> disposition. okay, let's turn to police now. those police trying to track criminals by using their cell phone locations need to get a search warrant first. a federal appeals court made
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that ruling in a case involving two men convicted in a series of armed robberies near baltimore. the court found that investigators who tracked the suspects' movement through cell phone towers, well, they violated the constitution's ban against unreasonable searches. interesting. we'll stick with the phone theme of sorts here. a phone bill for a small travel agency in california was $427.52 for the month of june. so, imagine the shock in the month of july when the bill came in at $117,000. >> even stranger, all of those charges happened over the fourth of july weekend when the office was closed. kabc's leticia suarez has the story. [ ringing ] >> reporter: chris pohren runs a small family travel agency in redlands. he uses his phone lines to book his clients on exotic trips, never expecting the same phone system would take its own international trip, thanks to hackers. >> they were able to rack up
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over 5,000 minutes in calling to africa, which was in the $7-a-minute range. so, yeah, when i got my bill, it was $117,000. >> reporter: pohren says the hackers used his call forwarding and international long-distance services to commit the fraud over the fourth of july weekend. his carrier, verizon, alerted him and shut down his phones, but he says the company could have warned him and prevented the holiday breach because he had two smaller hacks just days earlier. >> i got a call on my cell phone saying, hey, we can't get through to your business line. we're getting an adult hotline. it's like, oh, my word! >> reporter: he says verizon quickly restored his phone system in those two instances but never told him to change his phone's password. we reached out to verizon. a spokesperson says it is the responsibility of the phone owner to secure their own phone system but that verizon is working to resolve the issue. >> how did they not catch this a little sooner?
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have a cap on it at $1,000 or $2,000? >> reporter: he has since canceled his call forwarding and long-distance plans. it's been a tough and stressful lesson, but pohren says he has this advice -- >> reset your passwords from time to time on your phone system. >> okay, yeah. >> i'm wondering whether he had to pay those charges, but -- >> i would hope not, right? >> kind of crazy. >> who knew that was possible? >> i know. >> you can hack everything. >> got to be careful there. >> we've got to get rid of our devices. >> i've been telling you that wired, corded phone from the 1980s, it's pretty good. >> that's what he had! >> well -- >> it was a land line. >> but i don't know. i don't know anymore. stop using the phone. maybe that's the advice. we've got "the skinny" coming up next. oh, my goodness, what may have ended the marriage between jennifer garner and ben affleck. say it ain't so. and mariah carey photo-bombed. "the skinny" up next. >> announcer: "world news now"
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>> and mariah carey photo ♪ skinny so skinny well, topping "the skinny" this morning, a shocking claim about what might have finally ended superstar hollywood marriage of ben affleck and jennifer garner. >> yeah, the reports out there are that ben affleck was having an affair -- excuse me, i should say is having an affair, an
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ongoing thing -- with the nanny. affleck's reps are strongly denying this. this nanny is a 28-year-old by the name of christine ozounian. she used to be the live-in nanny as well as for neil patrick harris. >> it appears ozounian no longer works for the family. "people" magazine reports the marriage was on the rocks when the family went on vacation in the bahamas in june. it was there that garner found out about the affair, which she calls "the ultimate betrayal." >> the couple announced their split on june 30th. garner right now filming in atlanta has the kids with her. affleck is hold up in his home in savannah, georgia. okay, well, moving on to jon stewart. his 16-year run as host of "the daily show," it comes to an end tonight. >> yeah. the guest list is a secret right now. producers say the show -- they'll tell us, though, it will run longer than usual. last night comedian louis c.k. told stewart, yeah, you know what, your time was up. >> i think the most reliable way to take a good thing and to make it go bad is to hold on to it too long. that's really the thing. >> i think that's right. >> so you've got to let it go.
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and also, you know, it's really time to go. [ laughter ] >> no, it's not. he could have done another ten years, right, teej? come on, so good. >> he could have, but he makes a good point. you go out on top. >> "the daily show" is a comedy show, right? but it's had a pretty big impact on public affairs. and yesterday, the newseum, the museum of news and journalism in d.c., announced they will acquire "the daily show" set and actually put it on display so people can come there and visit and see it. but -- >> they've done some solid reporting on that show. >> they have. and couldn't they have just waited one more year until the elections were over? just one more year. >> i would have been okay if he waited one more week to get past the republican debate tonight. >> you know what, you're right. >> i would have loved it. mariah carey got the 2,556th star on the hollywood walk of fame. >> a noisy crowd of fans and paparazzi lined up to watch the unveiling. the honor marking her extraordinary success, 18 number one hits, more than 200 million albums sold and 5 grammys. >> but she was upstaged. her 4-year-old twins, moroccan
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and his sister monroe, were tugging at her dress during the acceptance speech, demanding that they had equal time on the microphone. later before the cameras, it took an entire team of kid wranglers, if you will, to keep them away from the program. that's awesome. >> that's great. >> eventually, she had to cut her speech short, saying the kids were taking her off stage. you can't predict that moment. >> love it. >> that is a fantastic moment. >> that is great. "vanity fair" out with their idea of who is the best dressed, and this year's international list includes three american newcomers. >> number one, samantha cameron, the wife of britain's prime minister. she does have to dress up for events at buckingham palace. but number two on the list, there she is. you know her well. taylor swift graces the "vanity fair" cover this month. third, this superstar here, misty copeland, new principal dancer at the american ballet theatre. of course, she is the first african-american to hold such a post. >> good choice. and fourth, the countess of wessex, who is married to prince edward, queen elizabeth's youngest child. fifth place, amal clooney, not
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♪ finally, this half hour, at o'hare international airport in chicago, passengers taking off for places all over the globe can now look out the window and see a virtual petting zoo. >> yeah, farm animals that like to eat grass are doing the landscaping. and as paul meinke of our chicago station reports, they're just the right crew for the job. >> reporter: run, creatures run. 'tis time for chow. well, actually come to think of it, you can eat any time you want, because the grass grows here at o'hare, just beyond the fence where the airplanes land.
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goat, sheep, llama and burros are the landscaping alternative to humans because the animals can go where the mowers can't. >> what one animal doesn't eat, the other animal does. so you have less invasive plants. >> reporter: less invasive plants, lower grass means fewer rodents, means fewer birds, because we know birds and planes don't get along. and all this animal mowing is done at low cost. there have been no demands for wage hikes. >> they don't charge any overtime either, do they? >> no, no. they just nibble away. >> reporter: they do take breaks. they are allowed to take baths. sometimes they get confused. dude, the camera is not edible, okay? they were so excited to see us, one of the goats tried to commandeer a car and another interrupted our interview. >> as the sheep is approaching us, but it's not a killer sheep. >> yeah, it is. >> that's pip? >> this one's pip. >> reporter: pip is a sheep with an ornery disposition who without just cause headbutted two photographers and had to be cooled from further offense with water spray. >> let's keep pip that way,
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please. >> come on, buddy. >> good-bye, pip. take a hike. >> reporter: butch, the burro, is supposed to maintain order, but he's young and needs to get his feet firmly planted. no alpha male yet. all this is called the sustainable vegetation initiative, which is government speak for green grazing. in its third year, it appears to be a success. six acres far north of o'hare looking good. there's a big fence, no concern with the noise, and the animals are happy, all except for pip, who needs an attitudinal adjustment. at o'hare, far from pip, paul meinke, abc 7 eyewitness news. >> cute. >> cute? >> yeah, cute. >> love the animals around here. >> i do love my animals. [ sheep baaing ] >> you're not such a big fan. >> of animals? i love animals. that was a cute turtle we had earlier, wasn't it? >> don't miss updates on facebook wnnfans.com. more news. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. es.
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making news in america this morning, theater attack. another movie interrupted by violence. a man wielding more than just a gun. what we've learned about the suspect and the officer who came face-to-face with him. hours away from the highly anticipated gop debate, the candidates making last-minute preparations and how bill clinton helped donald trump get into the race. we're live in washington. major mistake, a home surrounded by bounty hunters searching for a fugitive, but after a bad tip, they ended up at the wrong house, and wait until you hear who lives there. and signing off. jon stewart preparing for his final "daily show," but it's a moment from last night's show that has everyone talking.

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