World News Now: Monday, May 19, 2014

In this morning's news: new MERS infection; TV mega-merger; cubs on a plane!
2:08 | 05/19/14

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Transcript for World News Now: Monday, May 19, 2014
ABC's world news now. Hi I'm Diana. And I'm John Mueller a top stories on this Monday may nineteenth federal health officials -- confirm the first transmission immerse on US soil CDC investigators believe the man who was the first known case in the US. Pass the virus to another man during a business meeting with a handshake. It appears the newest patient never even knew -- was -- this body apparently fall off the disease the CDC says it is closely monitoring the case but the risk to the American public. Is -- at least 47 homes were destroyed during that outbreak of nearly a dozen wildfires in San Diego County firefighters have gained the upper hand with help from cooler temperatures and calmer winds. The heat and dry conditions to return later this week all the evacuation orders have now been lifted but some people are going home to find most everything is gone. The media landscape is undergoing another major shift AT&T has agreed to buy DirecTV for nearly 49 billion dollars it would make AT&T the country's second biggest pay TV provider. That's behind Comcast. -- also give AT&T more clout in negotiating with media companies as it moves into new markets like video but. Regulators worry that the industry is increasingly controlled by just a few corporate giants. And here's -- airline passengers certainly don't see every day imagine waiting in the airport security line and seeing someone carrying teeny tiny leopard. -- added she's barely a month old doesn't even have a name yet. The tiny clouded leopard cub arrived in Denver aboard a Frontier Airlines flight over the weekend accompanied by zoo keeper and an assistant. On her way to a new home which is the Denver -- You thought you look at name her frontier frontier -- and me are. Get -- news -- an Monday -- -- it and I'm John Mueller thinks you're watching. This is ABC's world news now available anytime anywhere you want to. -- NBC news. It's America's number one source.

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