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this morning on "world news now," extreme weather, the deadly lightning in the west to the floods in the midwest and temperatures so chilly, it'll feel like april. we get the latest from accuweather. >> on the brink. the fear spreading across the mideast as rockets are fired and intercepted. who is evacuating and who is commanding peace. the developments overnight. risky rescue in the french alps. the american climbers including a 9-year-old facing great danger. big questions for thrill-seeking parents. and star-studded from the hollywood a-listers to shakira's
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stunning performance. american celebrities shine at the world cup finale. that's in "the skinny" on this monday, july 14th. good monday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm devin dwyer. >> welcome back. >> thank you. it's great to be here. i've been spending some time at the white house. my normal beat but nice for a change of sceñery. >> did you watch the world cup? >> i didn't catch it. was catching some zs before the shift, but it was quite the game. i did see the highlights and our hats off to germany. >> yeah, no, we've got lots of highlights coming up in this half hour, but we're going to kick it off with weather. >> we'll begin with severe weather hitting the center of the country right now and moving east. >> in fact, strong winds hit a campground in ohio overtur an rv andinjuo cf& undw r l tr lights.
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is in effect across most of ohio, pennsylvania, kentucky and west virginia. in colorado, there's extra concern today after two deadly lightning strikes. here's abc'sbran ng seporter: witnesses say the - of nowhere hitting a 52-ye atiark.ere hitting a 52-ye >> the t-shirt and stuff was burnt, but we weren't just focused on it. they were just trying to help him. >> reporter: he's the second person killed by lightning in two days. with doctors treating a dozen others who have also been injured. >> likhe head, and i lost my vision and >> here comes the hail i think. >> reporter: there was another close call near denver where this man in his garage knocked out by a bolt of lightning. the extreme weather is also causing flash flooding from illinois to south carolina where people are paddle boarding
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through the streets of charleston while on the west coast, several fires are prompting new fire warnings throughout the region. and another concern for fire crews here out wes extreme dry heat, especially in washington state where temperatures are in the 90s, nearly 20 degrees above normal. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. from seattle's big heat wave to april-like temperatures in the midwest and powerful storms in the >> our coverage continues with extreme weather on this extreme weather pattern at accuweather with jim dickey. good morning. >> good morning, reena and devin. oo 20cf1 egre avef1 mass runs to warm humid air, another round of strong to severe thunderstorms is expected from southern ne e mver 3 ed from southern ne gusty winds, large hail, even the threat for isolate tornadoes. into the northr a &
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co reena and devin, back to you. >> thanks, jim. now to our other major story, the intense fighting in the middle east owio and alesevac their homes in gaza by the thousands turning, in fact, to the u.n. shelters for safety. we have more with abc's aaron ka. >> report coms edimallrt coms boa their target, hamas rockets and launchers used to attack israeli cities. israeli warplanes spent a sixth they've now hit more than 1300 and vow to stop only when hamas militants stop firing their rocke the israelis blame civilian casualties on gaza's hamas rulers whom they accuse of using their people as human shields. residents are alerted with what the israelis call a knock on the roof to get them to evacuate. moments later, a missile demolishes the building. despite such warnings, more than
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160 palestinians have been killed, most of them said to be civilians. 18 members of one family, ages 13 to 28, were buried sunday, victims of a single israeli air strike. by contrast no israelis have been killed. a testament to the iron dome anti-missile defense system. >> i'm very hard-pressed to find an example in the history of warfare where a single weapon system, a defensive weapon system has so neutralized an enemy's opponent. >> reporter: palestinians with foreign passports including 144 americans fled the violence. the akasha family is from louisiana. you want to get home. you want to get out of the war zone. >> yeah. >> reporter: palestinians with nowhere to go can expect cease-fire, but it appears neither side is ready for one aterc ws j >> and our coverage of the mideast crisis doesn't end here. look for more updates from
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across the region later this morning on "america this morning" and "good morning puerica." those kidnapped nigerian schoolgirls led yesterday by malala yousafzai. it's languished since april. earlier she met with relatives of the kidnapped schoolgirls and some captives who managed to escape. malala was shot by the taliban for advocating education for girls. and one of the young women held captive in a cleveland house for a decade taking another step towar michelle knight says she's changed her name to lily rose lee as a way to leave her old liore lee says she's not celebrity and that she gets annoyed when people want to snap well, a man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family be a texas courtroom today as planned because his lawyers say he needs more time. planned because his lawyers say he needs more time. been postponed on friday.
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wheelchair. meanwhile, the sole survivor of the attack, 15-year-old cassidy stay, spoke at a memorial for her parents and fou brian, emily, becca and zach are in a much better place and that i'll be able to see them again one day. >> police say haskell killed the family because they wouldn't tell him where to find his ex-wife. cassidy played dead then called 911. haskell surrendered after a a special delivery is heading to the international space station on track to aive an unmanned commercial cargo ship lifted off from the coast of virginia yesterday carrying 3,000 pounds of also science samples and experimental gym clothes, odor resistant outfits to keep the astronauts smelling fresh during their two-hour daily workouts. welling topping our health headlines, can you actually be allergic to your ipad? well, medical sums
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are reporting a number of cases from the nickel found in tablets, laptops and cell phones. a san diego boy had to be t ditodiego boy had to be nickel is actually one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. doctors say use a protective case on electronic devices. a new study finds eating comfort foods after experiencing a stressful situation can actually pack on about 11 pounds a year. researchers at ohio state found that women eating a high fat meal the day after an argument with a loved one or stressed at work made that person metabolize food slowly, and that's not good when it comes to your waistline. >> sometimes you just have to stress eat. you do. you just have to gog >> what's your favorite thing? i can go town on some graham crackers, cookies. basically cookies. i'm a cookie monster. >> sweet tooth. when you're traveling with he white hoe, yuys fo
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when you're traveling with he white hoe, yuys fo how about you? like subway but that's kind of healthier, right? >> look at you. healthy fast food. >> is there such a thing? >> there can be without cheese and mayonnaise. proving you can't have enough chocolate, the swiss company is about to gobble up one of the biggest chocolate makers. lidnt is reported to pay about a billion dollars for russell stover. those boxes inspired that famous line from "forrest gump" that life is a box of chocolates. you never know what you're going to get. here's a warning from the farmers in iowa. don't be surprised not seeing too much sweet corn on the cob in the grocery store these days. they say a series of strong storms that roared through the region have had a devastating s floods in fields are good for growing but they say this summer it is not very good for corn.
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>> that's ri that's what they call the trasht this was the fifth edition of that event which is likely self-explanatory even on this monday mo what they cu us their boatsthin they found in the trash or even in a recycling bin. i guess that kind of gives new meg man treasure being another -- one being another man's treasure. >> exactly and putting -- it's caonere.way of recycling. o and, you know, the paddle wheel model is a paddle wheel model seen pretty popular that's pretty good considering that all those parts were all made of trash. >> pretty good st th.od f coming up in "the skinny," at age 77, bill cosby is looking for laughs. >> excited for that, and let's get together from our rock 'n' roll band. hey, this is a look at eighth graders and what they did getting high-profile attention
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♪ i'm coming to your rescue coming to your rescue coming to your rescue ♪ ♪ i'm coming to your rescue well, a high-stakes rescue played out in the french alps. an american family trying to conquer one of the most dangerous mountain peaks. >> a father and his two children narrowly escaping disaster. they were caught in the middle of an avalanche. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: when this avalanche suddenly bears down on patrick
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sweeney -- >> i feet like an antelope being ripped down by a lion at the waist. >> reporter: -- it not only traps him but his two kid, 9-year-old p.j. and 11-year-old shannon. s, 9-year-old p.j. and 11-year-old shannon. ss, 9-year-old p.j. and 11-year-old shannon, 9-year-old p.j. and 11-year-old shannon. >> i was pyre enlyt. ever scale thn i french alps in rea the corridor of death raisi theut w adventue parents are sometimes taking tor >> i think oth of letting children experiment with risk and take small risks is that they develop confidence that makes them bold both in their thinking and in their actions. >> reporter: mackenzie wethington said she made the choice to sky
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dive on her 16th birthday. plane and seeing th complication with the parachute. >> reporter: in trouble, she plummeted 3,000 feet crashing into an oklahom >> i thire as to what childry e everybody has to be com with that activity, and safety is what we end up with when everybody is making calm, rational decisions. >> slow down. >> reporter: as long as there are young explorers like record-breaking tyler armstreauall record-breaking tyler armstreauall 841-foot mountain. >> reporter: some kids will keep taking some very grown-up risks. ly ps some very grown-up risks. there, they were going for a climber, but the peak setting them back >> oh, man, and p.j. told abc news t get back unn
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♪ skinny so skinny
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okay, so it's "skinny" time and topping our headlines this morning, of course, the world cup. >> yesterday's finale was stunning even before things got under way. take a look. ♪ la la la la la la la i dare you ♪ >> my favorite song, oh, shakira, how we love you rocking the stage, singing, playing the drum and dancing. >> meantime, some high-powered talent in the stands. take a look. david beckham with his three sons, brooklyn, cruise and romeo. >> gorgeous. look at them. i love watching pictures of them and the fashion of their mother too. >> argentine jerseys. >> looking good there. actor ashton kutcher made an
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appearance during the finale posting snapshots on instagram. >> and brazilian, instagraming this lady photo of herself there before the match, she was there with 8c >> all right. up next, look who's back. bill cosby is returning to the small screen. pretty exciting. >> i loved "the cosby show." nbc executives have confirmed the comedian could be returning to the network with a new comedy cou show"? i loved "the cosby show." it became a smash hit for them 30 years ago. really. orkng single camera fad and they'll return to the classic xt,to nto the classic a rock 'n' roll legend. >> tommy ramone, the founding drummer of the ramones, died of
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cancer, the last surviving member of that group that breathed life into the punk rock movement of the '70s and '80s. ♪ 24 hours to go i want to be >> the ramones' debut album hit gold just this april, 38 years after their first release and 12 years after their ind in the rock and & ame. tommy r 65 f1 o> ung. and kim kardashian back-pedaling on a comment she made during an interview about expectant moms. >> kardashian, the mother of a 1-year-old, was asked by a reporter from "elle" magazine about pregnancy style tips, that pregnant women should hide at home for a year and wear a huge blanket. athshano c1beic. >> you know, she's had so many fashion misfires, dev. are you watching her fashion sense? f1 o'm not closewing
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lowm >> and topping our list of who's blowing out the candles, football legend rosey grie 2 years old. >> "lost" and "party of five" star matthew fox turns 48. >> and "dancing with the stars" peta murgatroyd turns 28. happy birthdayem. >> coming up, call them the anti-boy band. higers three unlikely junior bro ith
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deal. making this our favorite sto of here's asch >> reporter: this is how brooklyn eighth graders malcolm brickhouse, jarad dawkins and alec atkins are spending their summer break performing at the rock music tour warped and opening for guns the trio make up the group unlocking the truth, the new baby face of metal, and now the band has just beend to sony recordrth possible $1.7 million. >> the record deal is awesome, you know. >> it's a dream come true. >> yeah, this is something we always wanted. >> reporter: lifelong frs malcolm and jarad later recruited buddy alec teaching him tbass cf1rath i got a lot more to go though, right. they perfected each other's pitch in each other's basements and then broughcf1
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ee. on the ok. even as little kids, th >> we have our fake tour at home. madison square garden, the inking plaza. we never imagined performing at those places and performing in our basement. ♪ >> reporter: this year they didn't have to imagine any more becoming the youngest band ever to play at coachella. >> this is what i love. >> i will want to be doing this and headlining shows of our own, doing world tours and making music. >> reporter: three young studes nog at mara schiavocampo, abc ♪ >> good for those guys from playing on the sidewalk to a big break with sony. that deal is worth $60,000 up front for the first album, and then we hear that it could be as much as $300,000.
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making news in america this morning, wild weather from coast to coast. winds strong enough to topple a semi truck and torrential rains cause flash flooding. just the beginning of days of severe storms. the crisis in the middle east escalates. showing no scienigns of a cease-fire. backyard party interrupted when a car comes crashing into a pool while people were swimming. the da matic pictures. and world cup winner. germany completes the tournament. the the 22-year-old who is a hero in his home country. and the riots that went on into the night.

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