World News Now: Friday, May 16, 2014

In this morning's news: wildfires continue to burn in Southern California; Barbara Walters' big day.
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Transcript for World News Now: Friday, May 16, 2014
ABC's world news and asked. Still other events online I'm John -- I'm Diana per -- of the top stories on this Friday may sixteenth. Those wildfires that have burned through thousands of acres in Southern California have now claimed at least one life. One person and transient camp near Carlsbad. Investigators are now looking into why so many fires have broken out at the same time arson has not been ruled out with all fires now being treated as crime scenes. And a firestorm over the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald -- And now refusing to pay the two and a half million dollar -- -- was levied by the NBA and the top antitrust lawyer he has hired. It's a sterling is also threatening to sue the league in a letter the attorney says sterling has done nothing to deserve punishment by the NBA and his legal rights have been violated. And there's a new warning about a popular sleeping pill federal health officials say the makers -- little -- must slash the starting dose of the drug by half. The effects of the drug for many people are lasting well into the morning after twelve hours without them even realizing that they are still impaired -- -- -- Walt. There's got to quite a surprise on her last day of taping the view would drop in by Diane Sawyer in the dressing room and men waiting outside that dressing room and even bigger surprise. A veritable who's who of all the women -- -- forward in her footsteps. Turned out including such industry giants Jane Pauley -- John Katie Couric Oprah Winfrey. And a fan in New Orleans is honoring Barbara Walters and her own special way it with tattoo on her leg. That's list -- and she says that Barbara is her favorite news anchor of all time sell barbarism in just now joining three of the other three of -- other tattoos including. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Dragon lizard -- and mark is -- that they. Whose interest income and -- Heading -- if you see you -- and that's. I really can get more news anytime -- abcnews.com I'm -- -- and I'm John Mueller thanks for watching. This is ABC's world news now available anytime anywhere you wanted it. -- NBC news America's number one source.

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