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it looks like human error may be to blame for last month's massive fireworks explosion in los angeles that injured 17 people. >> the l.a. police chief said bomb technicians apparented made a miscalculation and overloaded a containment truck with
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fireworks they were trying it dispose of. five members of the bomb squad have been removed from duty. a court hearing on the britney spears conservatorship, wasting any matthew rosengart said that he is working as quickly as possible to get spears out from under the arrangement run by her father. >> my firm and i are moving aggressively and expeditiously to file a petition to remove jamie spears, unless he resigns first. >> now, this hearing's main purpose was to address the cost of security for britney spears' personal conservator. and no decision about that was made. the duke of sussex has a book deal. on top of his $100 million deal with netflix, his podcast, and speaking arrangements, prince harry is writing a memoir that will be released next year. publishers say it will share mistakes and lessons learned during his life. the duke has spoken with the royal family about the book but was not expected to ask for
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permission to write it. at least some of the proceeds will go to charity. could the nba season come to an end tonight in milwaukee? the bucks and suns play game six of the finals, starting at 9:00 eastern on abc. and 65,000 fans will watch the game outside of the arena, in what they are calling milwaukee's beer district. they are hoping to see milwaukee clinch its first title since 1971. and of course, if the suns win, we get the best two words in sports, game seven. >> i'm always rooting for the underdogs, though. >> you know, to a degree, i feel like they're both a bit of an underdog. chris paul, 16 years in the nba. never made the finals. >> it will be a good game. >> whoever wins, cheering for both teams, for once. coming up, ranger smith chases yogi bear. but for real this time. the crazy scene that played out at a resort in colorado. yeah, police chasing down a grizzly bear.
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>> wait, what? that's later. if you thought murder hornets and cicadas were bad enough, get a look at vinegaroons. where they are popping up and are they as dangerous as they look? >> i won't eat these. mother: of course and thank you guys for these gorgeous flowers, so thoughtful. young woman whispering: hey, did you bring the... the condoms? young man whispering: what's up? young woman whispering: condoms young man whispering: cond.. condor? young woman whispering: condor. why would i say condor? condoms! condoms. father: condoms charlie. she wants to know if you brought any condoms. young man: yeah i brought some. announcer: eargo, a virtually invisible hearing loss solution with high quality sound and lifetime support. eargo 5 is here. our latest device that allows you to personalize your hearing experience. get yours today.
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♪ ♪ six to eight years to arrive ♪ ♪ and if you follow, there may be a tomorrow ♪ ♪ but if the offer's shunned you might as well be walking on the sun ♪ cicadas and murder hornets feel so 2020. don't they? after temperatures feel like walking on the sun, torrential rains, parts of the southwest have a brand-new horror. >> they are called vinegaroons. our will ganss has more. >> reporter: murder hornets, that's so 2020. it's a cross between a spider and a scorpion and it shoots
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acid out of its tail. and it's not something that ripley is fighting in outer space. these things are real and taking over parts of the southwest and florida. first, there were murder hornets. then brute x cicadas. and now, acid-spraying vinegaroons? >> a full-grown vinegaroon, up to 3 to 3 1/2 inches in length. by the time you add the tail, it can, you know, reach six inches in length. >> reporter: also called whip scorpions, are capable of spraying acidic acid, aka vinegar, from the base of their tail, or whip. big bend park sharing this photo of the creature rarely seen by people. they spend a lot of time underground and are nocturnal. so encounters with humans are fairly uncommon, but that may be changing.
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chron.com writing land lop sisters from hell are emerging in big bend after summer rains. >> the rain is their trigger to come out and look for food. >> reporter: vinegaroons are most commonly found in the southwestern united states. >> it's literally, the giant vinegaroon. and they live a long time. >> reporter: cool. giant scorian-looking creatures that refuse to die, coming out in droves this summer. sign of the apocalypse? maybe not. >> they pose no threat. they look intimidating. doesn't have venom like a typical scorpion. >> reporter: even though they look like their scorpion cousins, they're gentle giants. wow. less "fear factor" and more -- >> "wild kingdom." really, don't be afraid, be interested. lean in. >> reporter: pro tip, if you see them in your area, don't kill them. they hunt millipedes, scorpions, crickets and cockroaches. so the harmless vinegaroons can
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take care of those other pests for you. >> don't come in here with vinegaroon pasta. >> reporter: that's just what the doctor ordered, i think. >> sounds yummy. ♪
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♪ time, now, for "wait, what?" starting with food that refuses to rot. >> wait, what? >> so, a tiktok user in britain shows this pantry that is full of food and highly processed edibles. by the way, they never go bad. everything here is one to two years old here. >> it's not refrigerated. her mother is a nutritionist. and it's part of an experiment. there's no conclusive reason why junk food doesn't degrade. >> this is a bad thing. >> nothing natural in it? >> all that looks like it's pretty -- >> doughnuts. >> using the word fresh. a recent investigation into mcdonald's burgers suggest that
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a lack of moisture may have something to do with this. >> i like mcdonald's burgers, though. does this mean -- >> you knew it wasn't good for us, right? next, to a 97-year-old tennis player. >> wait, what? >> yes. leonys is a ukrainian who holds the world record as the oldest tennis player. he's been playing since he was 30. 1954. and he trains three times a week in his hometown. >> he has a killer backhand. there's some power behind it. his secret to longevity is good genes and regular workouts. he starts each morning with gymnastics and a series of push-ups and pullups. that's not how i start my mornings. >> gymnastics, what is he doing, cartwheels? he hopes to live to be 100 and take on roger federer. >> you go. and next, to a scene from yogi bear. but this one playing out in real life.
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>> wait, what? >> visitors at a resort in telluride, colorado, stood back and they watched a grizzly bear being chased by a police officer. that officer was referred to as jeff the hot cop. maybe that's a separate story. >> yeah, side story. many can be heard telling the officer not to use his taser. he chased the bear into the woods. that could have ended badly. >> you're not supposed to chase bears. >> yeah, i don't think. finally, to the collision on the slip and slide by a toddler. foiled by dad. >> wait, what? >> yeah. dad and two others were down the hill. and baby came in their path. good catch. >> that's like devontae adams. that's a wide receiver on the green bay packers. like a cat, he scoops up his youngest, keeping her safe and sound. those are some hands right there. look at this. and the catch. and sticks the landing, too. for good measure.
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i'm morgan, and there's more to me than hiv. more love, more adventure, more community. but with my hiv treatment, there's not more medicines in my pill. i talked to my doctor and switched to fewer medicines with dovato. dovato is for some adults who are starting hiv-1 treatment or replacing their current hiv-1 regimen. with just 2 medicines in 1 pill, dovato is as effective as a 3-drug regimen... to help you reach and stay undetectable. research shows people who take hiv treatment as prescribed
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and get to and stay undetectable can no longer transmit hiv through sex. don't take dovato if you're allergic to its ingredients or if you take dofetilide. taking dovato with dofetilide can cause serious or life-threatening side effects. hepatitis b can become harder to treat while on dovato. don't stop dovato without talking to your doctor, as your hepatitis b may worsen or become life-threatening. serious or life-threatening side effects can occur, including allergic reactions, lactic acid buildup, and liver problems. if you have a rash and other symptoms of an allergic reaction, stop dovato and get medical help right away. tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, or if you are, may be, or plan to be pregnant. dovato may harm your unborn baby. use effective birth control while on dovato. do not breastfeed while taking dovato. most common side effects are headache, nausea, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, tiredness, and anxiety. so much goes into who i am. hiv medicine is one part of it. ask your doctor about dovato-i did.
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