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back now with a runaway back now with a runaway cement truck barrelling down the road in el paso, texas, slamming into the trailer of a big rig all but destroying it and leaving debris over the roadway. the impact killed the cement truck driver, the brakes had failed and struck three other vehicles after the first collision. two people suffered minor injuries. police in san antonio are familiar with a suspect who opened fire before he was fatally wounded. the man drove up to the terminal and started wildly firing at a police officer, that officer returned fire and wounded the suspect who later died at the
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hospital. the police claim he had previous run-ins and had mental issues. we have troubling images from the border as biden administration scrambles to control it. a toddler dropped by a border wall. >> a two-year-old dangling over the border wall dropped into the arms of an adult. the child was not injured but could have easily been killed, the latest in several videos showing children drops over the border wall the mask of terror
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worn by this 10-year-old nicaragua boy, describing the crisis. the boy and his mother were kidnapped and held for ransom the uncle came up with half of the ransom, the boy was released but not the mother. she is now out and spoke with her son and kidnappers left her in an unfamiliarity unfamiliar place. the boy's mother is just days away from having her asylum claims heard and that boy could be released into the custody of his uncle within 24 hours. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> just incredible, thank you. we're tracking spring snow storms cropping up around the country. this is a live look at denver where mother nature is reminding us that yes the calendar says it's spring but she's in charge,
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forecasters say four inches of snow could accumulate, maybe more outside the city. winter storm alerts are in effect for part s of the northeast. five to ten inches from upstate new york to maine. it is spring. >> i heard the birds. coming up the farewell to prince philip. >> we look back at the details of his life. you're watching "world news now."
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after this from our abc stations. to support the families of our communities and do whatever it takes to give every kid a chance at a great future. but we're going through a challenging time right now. and while we may not all be able to come together in the same physical ways, in other ways, we're coming together like never before. because that's what “whatever it takes to build great futures” means. it means providing a safe place to go for children whose parents are on the front lines battling the virus. it means providing millions of meals for kids who previously relied on their school or a meal program which are now shut down. and it's about harnessing the power of technology to keep kids moving forward with their education. so yeah. “whatever it takes to build great futures” may mean something different right now. but whatever it is, that's exactly what we're going to keep doing.
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that's a live look at windsor castle where queen elizabeth and staff are making final plans for funeral of prince philip. >> they were married for 73 years. but to call it a love story is to just barely scratch the surface. will ganss has floor on this. >> prince philip's squeezed every drop of life he could out of his 99 years. he was a pilot, jokester, people person, and yes, the grandfather
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to all brits. >> prince philip ever the foil to his wife the queen was not known for his subtlety. >> prince philip was an amazing character, full of humor, full of directness, he had the capacity to be the buzz that came into the room, stirred everybody up, make them a little bit tense and then at ease. to give a tv interview in 1961 and it was prince philip that -- >> now after his passing family and friends are sharing stories about the man behind the title. like the time he comforted jfk after his father died. and jackie kennedy found the prince sprawled on the floor and
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laughing her young son to keep him company. the duke was a lifelong fan of cars. his hearse will be forest green land rover he worked to create years ago. other details trickling out about saturday afternoon's funeral princes william and harry will not be walking together. music will be sung by four singers separate from the royal congregation. the ceremony will take place in st. george's castle windsorsed a total of only 30 guests. within of those guests, penny, one of the closest friends of the duke's for decades.
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and also because she has automatically been added to all the late prince's guest lists for decades, she was his kar carriage driving partner and friend to the queen as well. one of very few guests who is not a blood relative of the duke. >> incredible to hear the different stories. jfk story i'll take with me. >> definitely. i am thinking of harry and william hearing they will be separated walking out, i hope is a protocol thing and not tension, because i think of their mother princess di, what she would think of what's happening. i really hope that's not the case. but still good harry is there. >> interesting when you reflect back from princess di's funeral both brothers were there and between them was prince philip. it's a full-circle moment. >> and they released statements releasing glowing things about their grandfather. to them it's just their grandfather and they're going to
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miss him. >> our live coverage 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning on abc. stay with us. on ab look, i gotta say something. 'said it before and i'll say it again. if i thought a reverse mortgage was just some kind of trick to take your home, i wouldn't even be here. it's just a loan, like any other, with one big difference- and that difference is how you choose to pay it back.
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