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night sending revellers dressed as the walking dead screaming and running for their lives. >>ing about four or five shots at the same time. >> we started running because we saw a hoard of people running and heard two really loud bangsing > 20,000 people had gathered for the event. the man killed has been identified as tyrel taylor, a local college football player. so far, there have been no arrests and no word on possible motive. >> for the sixth time this foball season, a high school is mourning the death of a play. a 16-year-old junior from alto, texas, collapsed during a game on friday. on saturday the community returned to the stadium ininis honor. ron claiborne has the story. >> reporter: in tribute and in grief, family and friends, classmates and teammates circled the football field where cameron mattheus collapsed moments after telling the coach he didn't feel right. he was airlifted to a nearby hospital. he died the next day. >> so many people gathering here, it's very fitting, at the football stadium, where he spent
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>> reporter: just weeks into the fall football season, mattheus is now the sixth player to die. although it's not yet confirmed his death is football related. since 2005, the deaths of 36 high school football players have been attributed to on field injuries. two weeks ago, 17-year-old kenny bui died days after sustaining a head injury in a game in seattle. an autopsy concluded he died of blunt force trauma. catastrophic head injuries occur much more frequently at the high school level. one theory why -- few high schools have the sideline medical staff that college and pro teams do. >> they're still not getting the same medical care that the average college player is getting. >> reporter: with two more months of high school football, to play, the concern the likelihood there will only be more injured. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> sad trend continuing there. oscar pistorius set to be released o parole from a prison
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the track star will have served one year of what was a five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend, reva steenkamp. when he leaves prison, he will be placed u uer house arrest. prosecutors are appealing the original verdict against him claiming it should have been for murder. that will be heard in court in two weeks. >> a powerful typhoon is heading to taiwan after leaving two people dead in the philippines. thousands were displaced interest their villages and entire provinces are without power this morning. the typhoon came ashore with winds gusting up to 115 miles an hour. but it is much weaker now. back here now to the southwest where flood watches are in effect. as strong storms move across the region in phoenix, fierce wind blew this gas station canopy over crushing the palms. no one was hurt. large hail battered the area collecting in pools and even on the lawns. the storm knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers at its peak. meanwhile, an early blast of
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rinter hitting the east already. frost and freeze advisories reached d to the deep south this morning, but the northern edge of the country is getting the worst of it. as much as 9 inches of lake effect fell around syracuse. bringing down power lines and trees still covered in leaves. and in buffalo, the fans bundled up against the snow as the bills hosted the bengals. >> they're saying its too early. sticking with the nfl, quite a start for the new york yankee slugger, alex rodriguez who is joining fox postseason baseball coverage. he was introduced yesterday on the pregame show onfox. >> and this happened. a-rod made himself comfortable by throwing a pass that broke a studio monitor. anything else. >> while you were gone, we had some fun with football and our director sandy was getting nervous that we were going to do this. as i'm throwing the pass, he kept saying don't hit the monitor.
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>> you thr a pass. those things are pretty expensive. there could be so many jokes about people saying that a-rod is clean these days. he is. he still has an arm of some sort. coming up in "the skinny," bernie sanders responds to jokes about his underwear. >> also ahead new rules for anyone flying drones. . the guidelines coming out today. are they enough to keep the sky safe? and later the daring guy named ray who has made quite a name for himself by swallowing a sword 25 times a day. that's after a chill on today's forecast map. what do you think it would look like if there was a football that had taken out one of those. new york would be missing, don't you think? >> i don't know. you could aim for orlando. >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by super polygrip. because my dentures fit well. before those little pieces would get in between my dentures and my gum and it was uncomfortable.
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this i ia death defying ride for a boston man just after setting off in a qualifying round of a mountain bike competition in utah. loses control. crashes down the side of the cliff. his helmet camera recording it all from his viewpoint. this is unbelievable. he gets up. gets back on his bike. >> no way. >> and then finishes the racece on than course, it's amazing any of the competitors survived. it's pretty remarkable. >> did he win? >> no word. but the fact that he got back up is pretty remarkable. >> that would be winning. a race of a very different sort is going on in australia called the world solar challenge. nearly 1900 mile race from darwin to adelaide. 46 solar cars from 25 countries taking part in this one. it was first held in 1987. it happens every two years. the first cars are expected at
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the finish line on wednesday. >> interesting looking. now to new rules for drones set to be announced today after too many close encounters up in the skies. the government now cracking down. >> they're going to be keeping a close eye on everyone hon owns what really is expected to be a very popular christmas present. marci gonzalez has more. >> the faa announcing strict first of its kind rules for the types of drones most popular with hobbyist pilots confirming the agency will lay out regulations requiring all new buyers to regster their unmanned multi capitol teres. part of their effort to get the popular but problematic aircraft under control expected to be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. stipulates say as many as 750,000 will be sold by christmas. the unmanned aerial vehicles have already proven to be dangerous with case after case of airline pilots reporting
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drones flying too close to their aircraft endangering passengers. >> it just popped up. >> some even impeding fire fighting efforts like this big fire back in july. >> sooner or later we're going to lose an airplane due to a drone collision. >> regulation pores commercial use of drones proposed by the faa earlier this year require a written testnd limit flight to below 500 feet. >> the objective is to get people to fly where they're supposed to fly, keep them from flying where they're not allowed to fly. >> marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. knowing what i want for christmas. coming up, eddie murphy does something he hasn't done in decades. >> and bernie sanders talks about what we've all been curious about, his underwear. that's next in "the skinny." >> you wanted to know? "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. certain habits
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comedian and seinfeld co-creator larry david played who else, bernie sanders. boy was he good. >> i own one pair of underwear. that's it. some of these billionaires they got three, four pairs. and i don't have a dryer. i have to put my clothes on the radidior. >> yesterday sanders was asked about the "snl" sketch on the campaign trail. and here's what he had to say. >> yes, last week, i bought my second pair ofunderwear. that's a joke. all right? please, don't write it down. that was a joke. joke, joke, yes. >> three, four pairs. >> i can watch this over and over again. sanders s so said he wants larry david to come on stage at his next rally saying "he does it better than i ." >> he does. he also added he has ample supply of underwear but did only have one suit when elected mayor of burlington back in 19 1.
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>> we don't want to know what type of underwear. to another snl alum made a lot of headlines earlier this year by appearing at the 40th anniversary of "saturday night live." last week murphy said he backed away from doing a bill cosby joke that same night. >> last night, murphy acc the mark t tin prize for american humor at the kennedy center and dusted off his old pudding pop joke and did a cosby joke among a series of others. >> it was the first time murphy has told jokes on stage since 1986. >> is that math right? >> that's insane. it will air on sunday night, november 23r3r on pbs. i assume that's either raw or dangerous. i forget what they used to be called. >> you know someone else we haven't heard from in awhile? adele. >> the british singer hasn't released a new album in nearly five years. yesterday a mysterious 30-second
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with white lyrics 0 on a black screen and an unmistakable voice singing them. hello, it's me i was wondering if after all these years you'd like to meet to go over everything >> that does sound very much like adele. >> what do you think? is it new music from adele's upcoming album? >> because she found love and you know, found happiness that she wouldn't be all that good anymore. we will see. >> apparently adele's camp tells abc news "no comment about a new album." >> so it's her. and heads up. during a commercial break, during tonight's monday night match-up on espn, you will see the new trailer for pore "star wars." >> the new york joints faces the philadelphia eagles but that's
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but there's one act in the circus sideshow that tops them all. ray is the resident sword swallower. >> let's do it. >> reporter: it's is the ultimate don't try this at home. >> down the hatch. down the scratch. >> reporter: during the course of a particular show day, he will swallow a sword about 25 times. >> someone who says that i'm sking my health swallowing swords would be absolutely right because i am doing that every single time i swallow a sword. i do it so i can entertain people. i have to defy death in the process, then so be it. >> reporter: believe it or not, more people are willing to take that risk. shows like american horrorr story freak showow have put the act back in the spotlight. seasoned performers and newcomers alike flock to the coney island sideshow school to learn the hottest acts. to them the $1,000 tuition fee is worth it to pick up the
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secrets of the trade from the professor adam. >> what you're about to see is the most dangerous art known as sword swallowing. there's been ap ?t injuries. every so often, you'll hear of sword swallowers ripping their insides up. >> reporter: for the students, it's part of the draw. >> you have to be in control of something day, and it looks fantastic. >> you want to be nice and relaxed. >> they start slow with bent coat hangers. when they master that, they charge onto the heavy artillery. the stakes are high, internal bleeding, punctured esophagus, perforated lungs and death can all happen if something goes ry. but adam says they can get there with a little practice and a lot of determination. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> is it over? >> i'm totally creeped out by it. >> it's done in. >> it is done. you can look again. throughout the story, reena was can we cut out of the story right now?
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>> i just can't watch. not on tv. not at the show. not evev. >> don't miss ouou updates on facebook. no sword swallowing there. >> we promise that's it. no more sword swallong. this is abc's "world news
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two deca good morning.g. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are someeop stories we're following this morning on "world news now." another bold attack has rattled israel. jews and arabs facing off yet again. israel hastily erecting a wall to keep out attackers, raising fears this morning that the region could be on the brink of yet another round of heavy violence. the nuclear deal with iran is now innffect but the u.s. says it could take months before sanctions are lifted. iran must first show that it is
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limiting its nuclear programs. >> a powerful typhoon came ashore in the philippines. thousands trapped in the floodwaters. the storm is now heading toward taiwan. and millions of people in thee eastern half of the country including the south are waking . some are still shoveling out snow. those are some of our top stories on thismonday, october 19th. from abc news, this isis "world news now." we say hello to you. we're going to get startrt wh the latest wave of violence creating more instability in the middle east. >> palestinian and israeli forces clashed in the west bank yesterday. troops responding to stone throwing protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets. and the violence took a deadly turn in southern israel. abc's alex marquardt has the latest. >> reporter: gunfire at a bus
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an armed palestinian killing one israeli soldier and wounding almost a dozen others before being shot and killed. a foreign bystander was shot, brutally beaten and reportedly died of his wounds. it's the latest in two weeks of lone wolf attacks and growing clashes which israel accuses palestinian leaders of inciting. this has becoma daily theme, almost, in the west bank. palestians say it's motivated by israeli infringement at the holy al aqsa mosque and young anger erupting over israel's occupation. in jerusalem, the city that israel calls its undivided capital, the divisions, physical and emotional, are growing between its residents. this wall went ujust a short time ago here in this palestinian neighborhood, adding to the roadblocks that already surround it. measures that the israeli police tell russ necessary to try to stop this wave of attacks but which also fuel the palestinian frustration and anger. as i iaeli residents worryrybout the next attack, many palestinians now show their
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i.d.s to leave their neighborhoods. stop and frisk is on the rise. the violence also boiling over to biblical sites. joseph's tomb in the west bank, which is referred by jews was torched by palestinians. with neither side taking steps to ease the tension here, secretary of state john kerry is now getting involved. due to meet this week with israel's prime minister on thursday and with the palestinian president a few days later. alex marquardt, abc news, jerusalem. staying in the region, a top al qaeda leader has been killed in a u.s.-led drone strike in syria. the pentagon said sanafi al nasser was the head of an al qaeda cell which had been plotting attacks against the u.s. as well as europe. the u.s. with defense secretary calls his death a significant blow. isis continues to face u.s.-led air strikes, the iraqi government is showing off some attacks of its own. this video believed to be from the government showing an air
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cities of tikrit and samarra north of baghdad. smoke you can see rising there from houses identified as hideouts for extremists. iraq is describing the strikes as painful and accurate. to politics now, fighting words from donald trump and jeb bush as the vice president remains mum about his next move. six republican candidates played to the same crowd in texas yesterday, trying to win over thousands of chrhrtian consertives at a popular megachurch. e gop front runner found himself embroiled in another feud. here's more from abc's devin dwyer. >> reporter: a blame game over the nation's deadliest terror attack. donald trump suggesting he could have stopped the 9/11 hijackers. >f i were running thihis, i doubt those people would have been in the country. >> reporter: a bold claim challenged swiftly by jeb bush. this new campaign video mocking trump and his ability to be commander in chief. >> he's an actor playing the role of a candidate for
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not boning up on the issues. report bush on the attack gered by the suggeststn that george w. bush is responsible r 9/11. >> i'm not blaming george bush. but i don't want jeb bush saying my brother kept us safe. >> reporter: meanwhile, joe biden nearing a decision on a 2016 campaign. perhaps the biggest sign he'll run, biden calling the president of the nation's powerful firefighters union. the president of the union telling abc news they discussed in d dail a planned campaiaign strategy. biden holed up inside his delaware compound after telling a new york city audience of the grief over his son's death. >> as my son beau used to say, just keep moving forward. >> reporter: his potential rivals are pushing forward on the campaign trail, and lampooned on "saturday night live." >> i own one pair of underwear. that's it.t. some of these billionaires, they got three, four pairs. >> reporter: larry david stealing the show as bernie
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week for democrats. hillary clinton set to of it before house republicans on the benghazi attacks. house. the search continues for a gunman who opened fire at a florida. a 20-year-old man was killed and five others wounded at zombie con saturday night. the shooting sent revellers their lives. motive. some new rules for those who operate drones in the u.s. will be flounced today. a move by the government to bring some law and order to what's been an unregulated activity. aditi roy has the details. reporter. the the government is set to unveil new rules for the d dne owners across the country requiring those operating the gadgets to register their devices.
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the registry, just the latest move to regulate an exploding some of those drones posing real danger in the air and on the >> someone will fly their drone and we'll lose an airplane. >> it just popped up neath our nose. >> reporter: from close calls with commercial jets, to whizzizi drones forcing no-fly zones for firefighters out west. the rest of us on the ground, on guard too. just last month, drones crashed in new york and california. hitting children on the ground. an estimated 500,000 drones already in the air and now those skies are about to get a whole lot buzzier. another 7575000 drones are expected to be sold this christmas. those new rules on drones like this one could be in place by christmas. details of part of the government plan will be announced on monday. aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. >> all of that would mean that everyone hon took part in a two-day dronee racing eventn l.a. will have to register their
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drones. participants tested their flying skills along a half mile course. as one says, it was a unique flying experience for those at the controls. >> it's in essence a virtual reality flight. they're flying from the camera in the nose of the aircraft and seeing that either on monitors in gogoges and actually piloting it as if they are in the aircraft. >> it was a rough ride for some of the aircraft suffering some damage along the way. racing was worth it though. there was a $5,000 prize in cash and prizes available. >> interesting. >> not a fan of thth drones. >> not a fan of the drones. >> you know what i do love is key west. you know what i love in key west is stone crabs. it's open season for it. they got off to a cracking good start over the weekend. >> look at the outfit. >> the fifth annual stone crab eating contest. >> dozens of participants
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stone cra claws each. penalties were assessed for any crabat left behind. >> a guy named aaron sutcliff won the solo competition finishing in 14 minutes. the fastest two-person did it in under nine minutes. >> have you ever tried to crack that stuff? >> no, i prefer too have mine partially y elled. >> i'm one of those, please, can you please. >> do it for me. >> do it for me. yeah. so coming up, the chess who saved his class from a life-threatening ordeal. >> also ahead, tracy morgan making us all the comedy on "snl" after he recovered, the comediaia that is, aftetehe recovered from a serious accident. >> pushingngor positive cnge and safety in a city known for its gun violence. program that's reshaping neighborhoods one kid at a time. but first our monday forecast map. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather,
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a tragedy in minnesota. a sheriff's deputy was killed with his own gun by a hospitalized man that he was monitoring. polices in st. cloud say the suspect got out of his hospital bed and struggled with the deputy before shooting him. hospital security officers then subdued the suspect with a stun gun. and he died soon afterwards. police say the suspect was not under arrest at the time and was not wearing handcuffs. >> it's evident that the u.s. is grappling with the surge of gun violence in our bigger citits and rising tensions between t t police and the communities they serve. >> but there is a new program in our nation's capital trying to bring those tensions down and save young lives. here's abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: it's a beautiful among along the potomac river and ha canoe is carrying a group of kids from inner city d.c. picked from neighghrhoods with
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the highestomicide rates brought here by d.c. cops they hardly know. >> you guys hear that? >> no gunshots. no sirens. >> reporter: it's orientation day for one group in the city's youth creating change program. looking to transform the way more than two dozen teens view police. >> climbing. > and themselves. 17-year-old tamaji edwards is backing in the serenity. >> peaceful. quiet. i like quiet. >> reporter: but only days later, tamaji is carrying the casket of his cousin, a brother-like figure gunned down just across the d.c. line. >> you said someone got shot? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: at the funeral, a community leader chastises the young people. >> do black lives really matter? >> telling them they're part of the problem.
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>> he would not be where he is if some off you would havee said mething to somebody who knew what was going on. >> reporter: the murder remains unsolved. as theation's capital battles a near 50% increase in homicide. >> so yeah, i need to start looking at spots that can be redone. >> reporter: even a ride with police for a community service project has its dangers. he and donye keep ducking into their seats. they're not playing games. 2> those neighborhoods are actually you might say at war but they have a beef. >> a threat of violence these kids know all too well. how many of you guys have heard gunshots in your neighborhood? >> all of us. >> reporter: how m my know someone who's been shot or injured? >> all of us. >> reporter: to slow the violence, many believe the young people must start to the trust police. >> some police think they can do what had he want. and that ain't true all the time. >> people will be like, i don't want to work with the police but
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then when they get with us and interact and see we having fun and want to have fun just like them, we're just likee em. >> five weeks in, the young people end up somewhere many never imagined. >> for a traffic light? >> the police training academy. >> let them see what it's like to be on a traffic stop. to be the police officer and stop a car. >> how fearful were you? >> i'm kind of fearful when he got out of the car like he came towardrdme. >> so now when y y guys out there, the police just shot this kid, you can relate now saying you know what? story. >> reporter: over the weeks and months we followed the teens, we see a transformation. on graduation day at fedex field, there's now pride and th elusive trust with police. >> at first i ain't like em. now i look at them different. you feel like they took me in as one of him. >> the young people are now embracing police trying to them.
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>> you got to the keep moving forward and doing the best you can. >> pierre thomas, abc news, fascinating program into it is an interesting program. i love theheole playing that took placecehere they got to play the police officer and see what sort of fear police officers deal with on a roo even traffic stop pre day. >> trading roles, right? >> and there are many areas obviously we both lived in d.c., many areas that are good in d.c. but the violence is continuing in the southeaststrea where it is on thth increase. it's a daily occurrence. what a great program. i hope other cities across the country try and use this one, as well. >> chicago needs it. coming up, a hero jumps into action in an unlikely place. >> the veteran that uses military training from 50 years ago to save children in a library. you're watching "world news now."
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attata inside a public library during a children's chess class. but luckily, their instructor was no ordinary teacher. >> he was a retired army veter who happened to have mastered knife training nearly 50 years ago. here's abc's david wright. >> units to the library. >> reporter: in a public library in illinois, a violent attack. by a m mielding at least two the hunting knives. >> they do have the knives. he has cut another person who has a pretty good hand injury. >> reporter: 19-year-old dustin brown allegedly burst in screaming i'm going to kill some people. that's when he met his match. >> good morning. >> reporter: 75-year-old james vernon was teaching a chess class at the library. >> i thought first, thihiis a really bad halloween prank and then i realized this wasn't a prank. this was the real thing. >> reporter: he put himself between the would be attacker and 16 kids. >> i gave them the cue. they took the cue. they got up and ran out. just like little mice going down the hole, they were gone.
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>> reporter: the children, ages 7 to 13, all escaped unharmed. mom sandy rossi got out, too. >> our kids were definitely afraid and i was very afraid. alone. then the attacker turned on him. >> he went overhand, i blocked with the left hand. >> reporter: brown is now charged with attempted murder. he was already facing 22 counts of child pornography. >> i thought maybe i could pepeuade him just to givivup the whole e ea. that wasn't to be. >> reporter: vernon's hand was slashed in the attack but he's expected to make a full recovery. at church, the congregation greeted him as a hero. david wright, abc news, new york. >> and he celebratesis 76th birthday next week. >> just amazing that he decided to jump right into action right there. he's been a retiree for well over a decade there. and he deserves the thanks of that congregation and many more
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chapter of the aspca. >> are you done? >> tracy m mgan backt it dusting off his old character brian fellow on snl over the weekend. >> so good to see him back. he was critically injured in a car wreck last year. it was unclear whether he would ever perform again. now he's proving he's tough, just as funny. sara haines has more. >> tracy morgan returning to the "saturdadanight live" stage. >> people were wondering, can he speak? does he have 100%ental capacity. but the truth is i never did. >> paying tribute to the show that launched him to stardom. and rushed about i a group hug from his "30 rock" co-stars including tina fey and alec baldwin. >> good god, trace. >> i hello. itit me. asasonaut jones. >> a night filled with his most famous over the top characters. >> i'm brian fello. >> a heartfelt and hilarious comeback for the 46-year-old
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critically injured in a 2014 crash. >> this is a terrible accident. the car flipped. it's on its side. >> the collision with speeding walmart tractor-traraer injuring the star andndwo others and killing a fellow comedian. morgan spending five weeks in the hoital. taking a long road to recovery. >> how you doing, trace? i. >> hey. hey, man. >> you look good, man. >> until you can be returned to your home, we are willing to help you, give you food and water. in return we ask that yououelp broker peace. help us make. >> it was on the stage that made him famous where morgan himself said it best. ever. >> sarah haines, abc news, new york. >> he does look fantastic. we also forget that jimmy mack, one of his mentors was killed in that dent so pretty remarkable to see how far he's come. >> he's come a longg way. he sued walmartnd he said earlier that walmart did right lawsuit.
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of course, he has a lot of scars but it was good to see he could laugh at it. >> that's the news for this half
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facebook. this morning on "world news now," extreme weather as a wintry chill hits the midwest and northeast. >> the storm dumping several inches of snow, weeks earlier than usual to the powerful storm hitting the desert southwest. the pictures and the damage. international manhunt. the seah for the notorious drug kingpin el chapfter his dramatic prison escapes months ago. new details where he went. scary scenes at the annual zombie con gathering in florida.
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the fatal shooting that put real lifefeear into the crowow and double trouble on the beaches of hawaii. at first investigators thought there were slims of two sharp attacks. now it appears something else from the deep attacked. it's monday, october 19th. . >> abc news,, this is "world news now." >> and we do say good morning to you everyone on this morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. cold snap. >> yeah. yeah, it is. >> it always drives me nuts when it's cold outside and the anchor on set wears slslveless. who does thatat >> because you have a warm heart. so it's warm inside. it's okay. this cold snap i was saying i have to do a speech later on this week at my alma mater. they got 68 inches of snow this weekend. i'm reconsidering that speech. it's a little too early for this. a lot of people are dealingngith it. >> it really is. i thought it might be a little
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bit warmer. ginger zee did warn us it was going to be warmer. millions of people are in for a chilly commute later this morning. >> take a look at this. that's heavy snow falling in northern michigan, a keen repeated all the way to new england. abc meteorologist rob marciano on the extremes from coast to coast. >> reporter: across upstate new york, a blast of winter bringing dangerous conditions along with it. more than 50 accidents in syracuse blamed in part on icy roads. up to nine inches of snow in some communities.. and look at how fast the weather anged. just north of syracuse, this is what it looked like here last week. >> i woke this up morning and i thought it was christmas. >> reporter: enough for 3-year-old liannah ariola to build her first snowman. her mom telling us -- >> i have not seen this snow this earar in a long time.e. >> reporter: that cold extending to michigan. temps in the mid-30s for these marathon runners in grand rapids. in northern michigan, nearly a half-foot of snow. and a fall wedding with a cold
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and in southern california, an nter el l no preview has antelope valley residents cleaning up from you mud slides. >> >> very little we can recover. >> reporter: neighbors coming together. most do not have flood insurance. >> you've just got to think about what you can do this hour, this moment, this day and then move on from there. >> repepter: harsh conditions and a rude awakening on both coasts. more of the el nino conditions expected in southern california and the immediate forecast for the colds enduring cold and snow, a nice little warmup come monday and tuesday. >> strong winds are moving across the southwesting with flash flood watches all the way to salt lake city. in phoenix, wind blew this canopy over crushing the pumps. no one was hurt. large damaging hail battered the area collecting in swimming pools and lawns. the storm knocked out power to tens of thousands off customers at its peak. >> we don't have thexclusive
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take a look at this parts of the philippines recovering after a powerful typhoon came ashore. two people died and thousands were displaced by the storm with wind gusts of up to 115 miles an hour. entire provinces are said to be without power. the storm has weakened has it heads towards taiwan. it's expected to make landfall tomorrow. >> tensions continue in the middle east. a palestinian attacker he opened pfeiffer fire kill agisraeli soldier and wounding ten people befofo being shot and killed. israel put up a 15-foot high wall separating jewish and arab communities. a top al qaeda leader has been killed in a u.s. drone strike in syria. the pentagon says sanafi al nasr was the head of an al qaeda cell which had been plotting attacks against the u.s. and europe. the u.s. says he was funneling
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recruits from pakistan to syria through turkey. defense secretary calls his death a significant blow. mexican authorities maybe closing in on the escaped drug rd known as el chapo. investigate erssay the notorious fugitive was recently hurt during an attempt to arrest him. more now from busy an's geo-ben any tez who has been on the case from the start. >> reporter: tonight, mexican authorities confirming joaquin el chapo guzman barely escaped an immense military operation near the sinaloa mountains, where el chapo has his infamous cartel. the mexican government says the kingpin suffered "injuries to his leg and face" during that operation. residents in this village describing an all-out siege. this woman showing where she hid as bullets ripped through her home during a firefight. it's the closest law enforcement has apparently come to recapturing el chapo since his brazen prison break. abc news was the first american media inside the altiplano maximum security prison. there's that surveillance camera. the surveillance camera, just
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released for the first time this week with audio captures el chapo removing his ankle monitor. heheisappears into the shower. he just ducks and goes right into that hole. all right, we're inside the el chapo tunnel. the freshly-dug one-mile-long tunnel. these are the stairs he uses to climb to fedom. and here it is. is is the house where he just walked into and disappeared. guzman's sinaloa cartel is the largest drug trafficker in the usa and believed to be responsible for thousands of deaths in this country. u.s. officials now offering a $5 million reward for information leading to the capture of the elusive el chapo. gio benitez, abc newew new york. a minnesota deputy sheriff was killed with his own gun by a hospitalized man. he was monitoring. police in st. cloud say the suspect got out of his bed and struggled with the deputy before shooting him. hospital security officers then subdued the suspect with a stun
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police say the suspect was not under arrest at the time and was not wearing handcuffs. >> this morning a killer remains ov the loose after a deadly shooting at an annual zombie themed festival in florida. 20,000 people had gather for zombie con, many dressed like the living dead forced to run for their lives. when bullets started flying at the scene. we get more from abc's phillip mena. >> reporter: chaos in the florida. thousands of people running for cover saturday night after gunfire rings out at the annual zombicon festival. >> four or five shots at t t same time. pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. >> be advised, everybody's running down broadway, everybody's running. >> reporter: the ghoulish costumes, complete with fake blood, only adding to the confusion. >> we didn't know if it was real or fake, so we kind ofofan and were like, was that real?? when we went back, people were screaming, no, it was fake. >> reporter: five people injured
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one man shot dead. >> we saw a guy, he was laying on the ground. he was obviously already passed. >> reporter: 20-year-old tyrell taylor, a football player at a local junior college, killed. investigators searching for his killer are also hoping the public can provide more clues. phillip mena, abc news, new york. >> a swimmer is in critical attack of a savage attack by a shark this weekend. this latest incident happened off lana ki beach on oahu. both the mans legs werersly injured. a surfer was seriously hurt in what was thought to have been another shark attack. it was later determined to be an eel that bit him. >> the american academy of pediatrics is taking a strong stand against drinking any alcohol while pregngnt and they say even women trying to conceive should abstain entirely.
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>> the record attempt was sponsored by the makers of nutella. love the good jar of nutella. afterwards, the baggette was certified and splatherred are thth hazelnut spread and served. >> to hundreds and hundreds of happy people. anything with nutella is better. >> why have we never done this? this is the world's fair. it was at least the fourth world record declared during the six-month expo which included the longest pizza at nearly a mile long. we've got go to this next year. >> how have we not hosted the show from there. >> in e-year into coming up, grab your popcorn. it is sports with reena and a play na might be the most confusing in nfl history. not because she will be reporting it, but it will be confusing. > it will be clear when i i explain. alsohead, caught on camera. a collision on a highway between a motorcycle and a car. and the serious trouble the driver that have car could face. >> an unusual murder
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their three young children. investdo not know what caused the crash or what led up to it. e are some witnesses who say it appeared intentional. and this from a road in texas. keep an eye on the motorcycle. e man driving it goes to pass a car which seems to swerve into the cycle's path sending the car and his girlfriend sliding along the road. the bike's driver was along and caught, as well. and police say that the car's driver may actually face felony charges. >> that biker was able to get up after that. incredible. we turn now to a wife and mother charged in a bizarre and really a twisted double murder plot in a story that is shocking a community in maryland. >> police say she orchestrated the killing of her husband and another woman. they were both involved with. abc's mary bruce has the story. >> reporter: it's a twisted bizarre story of love, betrayal and murder. a mamaland woman accused of plotting to kill her husband and
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his lover. and police say she didn't do it alone. she, her 13-year-old daughter and her daughter's 18-year-old boyfriend all charged with murder. >> it's very uncommon this type of a case. you mo, a love triangle gone very wrong. >> reporter: police e lege 42-year-old ann and anstas stazdy enlisted her daughter's boyfriend to kill her husband of 18 years, antny anastazi and 25-year-old jack rin riggs. >> the scene was staged well as a murder/suicide. the only reason we were able to determine this was a double murder was because of good detective working. >eople discoveve anthony in the couple's bedroom shot in the head a scene investigators say was carefully staged not carefully enough. a 458 caliber handgun next to his body not a match for ot .380 caliber shell casing found nearby. riggs who also lives in the family's home is foundtabbed
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to death in her basement bedroom. ile ann and anthony were both romantically involved with ris, according to court documents, their marriage was fraught with conflict. >> recently the relationship to cool down. >> cooling down so much that police say ann sent a series of test messages to her daughter and strausus covering the exchange of the gun transportation to the crime scene, and the spec discussion of two murders. poce say strauss has admitted to the killings, both he and ann are being held here at this detention facility. both facing charges of first and second degree murder. as for the 13-year-old daughter, she's being held at a juvenile facility also charged with first degree murder. anne arundel county, maryland. >> incredible story. >> fasciting case. >> coming up in our next half hour, the holiday season's hottest gift. we'reking about drones.
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stations. this brings laughs to my face every time i see it. welcome back. it is monday. that means a full segment of expert analysis and play by play we call "sports with reena." we start with baseball. >> why not. that's where it is. the action, the mets looking to take a two-games to none lead in the national league championship series against the cubs. on a coldold windy night in queens, theyeyot off to a hot start when david wright doubled
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that put the mets up 1-0. next batter up, batter, batter, daniel murphy he founded his fifth playoff horun. mets up 3 0i nil at that point. they went on to win 4-1. 4-1, kendis. >> against chicago into game three tomorrow in chicago. >> big-time. >> looking forward to that one? >> yeah. we'll see ho it all plays out. >> okay. in the american league, kansas city leads toronto, two games to none. their first, their game three is actually tonight. >> bot series right now the are tied. >> yes. >> just the way we expected it to be into we like it to be draupic with sports.s. kind of likee a spanish telenovela. next up, how about some football. last night, the new england patriots traveling to indianapolis to take on the colts in a deflategate rematch. andrew luck and the colts stampeding for re-revenge. keeping pace with tom brady and -- >> what is that?
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political punch lines. larry david as presidential candidate bernie sanders. the memorable laughs, how sanders is responding and the big questionon will larry david be back on "snl" again. it's monday, october 19th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hey, everyone. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. we do thank you for joining us here on back to work monday. >> larry david has to come back. he was too good. you can't tell me he's not coming back. >> he was very, very good as bernrn sanders. you know your campaign has made it when you get spoofed on snl. >> you're thinking was this the actual cnn debate for a second? it really was pretty spot on. >> they did a good job. that was an anderson cooper likeness there. we'll get to that later on in the show. we want to talk a little bit about the real guys and young men that are running for officece it is heating up w wh a bitter
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war of words between two gop hopefuls as the vice president takes his time to make a decision. >> six of the republican candidates descended at a forum at megachurch in plano, texas, making a personal appeal to,000s of christian conservatives. donald trump did not attend. he was too busy trading jabs with jeb bush. it's your voice, your voice. abc's s vin dwyer covering the campaign. >> is a feud few republicans expected to see. donald trump and jeb bush going at it over 9/11. >> jeb said we were safe with my brother. we were safe. well, the world trade center just fell down. now, am i trying to blame him? i'm not blame aganybody but the world trade center came down. when he said we e re safe, that's not safe. >> jeb bush fired back in a new w campaign video and on tv. >> it looks as though he's an actor playing the role of president not boning up on the issues. >> reporter: the controversy began last week when trump
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bloomberg tv that george w. bush might be to blame for the 9/11 attacks. >> when you talk about george bush, i mean, say what you want. the world trade center came down during his time. >> you can't blame george bush for that. . >> he was president, okay? >> reportete trump insists he wasn't placing blame but a tougher stance on immigration like his would have stopped the 9/11 hijackers. >> i'm extremely tough on people coming into this country. i believe if i were running things, i doubt those families -- i doubt those people would have been in the country. >> mr. trump talks about things as though he's still on the "apprentice." >> on the democratic side, all eyes remain on vice president joe biden. >> maybe the greatest honor i have ever received in my public life. >> and still no word on the race for president. democratic front runner hillary clinton says he's not interested in adding pressure. >> i'm not in any way suggesting or recommending that the vice president accept any timetable other than the one that is clicking inside of him. he has to make this decision. >> reporter: a decision that could come in ththnext few days. devividwyer, abc news,
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thank you so much, devin. the hiytoric nuclear deal with iran is now in effect, but the u.s. says it could be months before economic sanctions are lifted. iran must first prove that it is limiting its nuclear program. looking to the future, iran's vice president says his country is anticipating a tsunami o o tourism once the sanctions are gone. a top al qaeda lead has been killed in a drone strike in syria. sanafi al nasr was the highest ranking leader of the khorasan al qaeda spinoff group. the u.s. says he was funneling recruits from pakistan to syria through turkey. he's the fifth senior khorasan group leader killed in the past few months. as isis continues to face a barrage of u.s.-led air strikes the iraqi be govererent is also showing off some attacks an of its own. this is believed to be government air strikes in the cities of tikrit and tamara north of baghdad. you can see smoke rising from houses identified as hideouts for extremists.
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israel remains on edge this morning racked by more deadly violence. a palestinian attacker opened fire at a bus stop killing an israeli soldier and wounding ten pepele before being shotot and killed. israel put up a 15-foot high wall celebrating jewish and arab neighborhoods in east jerusalem. attacks over the last month have claimed the lives of nine israelis and more than 40 palestinians. a long time sheriff's deputy is being mourned in minnesota after he was shot to death during a struggle. investigators say he was monitoring a patient in a hospital in st. cloud when the struggle ensued. the suspspt grabbed the deputyty gun and sh him to death. the suspect later died of a heart attack after being shot by a stun gun. >> a man the hunt is under way in florida after a deadly shooting at an annual zombie themed street festival. a 20-year-old man was killed and five others wounded when shots were fired at t mbie con inn moror
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myers sday night sending velers dressed as the walking dead screaming and running for their lives. >> about four or five shots at the same time. pop, pop, pop, pop. >> we started running because we saw a hoard of people running and heard two really loud bangs. > 20,000 people had gathered for the event. the man killed has been identified as tyrell taylor, a local college football player. so far, there have been no arrests and no word on possible motive. >> for the sixth time thth football season, a aigh school is mourning the death of a player. a 16-year-old junior from alto, texas, collapsed during a game on friday. on saturday the community returned to the stadium in his honor. abc's ron claiborne has the story. >> reporter: in tribute and in grief, family and friends, classmates and teammates circled the football field where cam'ron matthews collapsed moments after telling the coach he didn't feel right. he was airlifted to a nearar hospital. heied the next day. >> so many people gathering here, it's very fitting, at the football stadium, where he spent
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>> reporter: just weeks into the fall football season, matthews is now the sixth player to die. although it's not yet confirmed his death is football related. since 2005, the deaths of 36 high school football players have been attrtruted to on field injuries. two weeks ago, 17-year-old kenny bui died days after sustaining a head injury in a game in seattle. an autopsy concluded he died of blunt force trauma. catastrophic head injuries occur much more frequently at the high school level. one theory why -- few high schools have the sideline medical staff that college and pro teams do. >> they're still not getting the same medical care that the average college player is getting. >> reporter: with two more monthshsf high school football, play, the concern the likelihood there will only be more injured. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> sad trend continuing there. >> overseas this morning, oscar pistorius set to be released on parole from a prison in south
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africa, we are told tomorrow. the track star known as the blade runner will have served one year of what was a five year sentence for killing his girlfriend, reva steenkamp. when he leaves prison, he will be placed under house arrest. prosecutors are appealing the original verdict against him claiming it should have been for murder. that appeal will be heard in court in two weeks. >> a powerful typhoon is heading to taiwan after leaving two -- at least two people dead in the philippines. thousands were displaced from their vils a a entirir provinces are withououpower this morning. the typhoon came ashore with winds gusting up to 115 miles an hour. but it is much weaker now. back here now to the southwest where flood watches are in effect. as strong storms move across the region in phoenix, fierce wind blew this gas station canopy over crushing the palms. fortunately, no one was hurt. large hail battered the area collecting in pools and even on the lawns. the storm knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers at its peaea meanwhile, an early blast of winter hittingnghe east already.
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frost and freeze advisories reached into the deep south this morning, but the northern edge of the country is getting the worst of it. as much as 9 inches of lake effect snow fell around syracuse, bringing down power lines and trees still covered in leaves. and in buffalo, the fans bundled up against t t snow as the bills hosted the bengalsls >> they're saying its too early. sticking with the nfl, quite a start for the new york yankee slugger, alex rodriguez who is joining fox postseason baseball coverage. he was introduced yesterday on the pregame show on fox. >> and this happened. a-rod made himself comfortable by throwing a pass that broke a studio monitor. he tweeted i'll try not totoreak anything else. >> while you were gone, we had some fun with football and our director sandy was getting nervous that we were going to do this. as i'm throwing the pbss, he kept saying don't hit the monitor. zoent hit the monitor.
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>> you threw a pass. those things are pretty expensive. there could be so many jokes about people saying that a-rod is clean these days. he is. he still has an arm of some sort. > ming up in "the skinny," bernie sanders responds to jokes about his underwear. >> also ahead, new rules for anyone flying drones. the guidelines coming out today and are they enough to keep the sky safe? and later the daring guy named ray who has made quite a name for himself by swallowing a sword 25 times a day. that's a aer a chill on today's forerest map. what do you think it would look like if there was a football that had taken out one of those. new york would be missing, don't you think? >> i don't know. you could aim for orlando. >> "world news now" weather,
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polygrip. this is a death defying ride for a boston man just after setting off in a qualifying round of a mountain bike competition in utah. loses control. crashes down the side of the cliff. his helmet camera recording it l from his viewpointnt this is unbelievable. the man actually gets up. gets back on his bike. >> no way. >> and then finishes the race. on than course, it's amazing any of the competitors survived. it's pretty remarkable. >> did he win? >> no word. bufact that he got back up is pretty remarkable. >> that would be winning. a race of a very different sort is going on in australia called the world solar challenge. a nearly 1900 mile race from darwin to adelaide. 46 solar cars from 25 countries taking part in this one. the race was first held in 1987. it happens every two years. the first cars are expected at
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>> interesting looking. now to new rules for drones set to be announced today after too.dangerous close encounters up in the sksks. the government n n cracking down. >> they're going to be keeping a a close eye on everyone who owns what really is expected to be a very popular christmas present. abc'i gonzalez has more. >> the faa announcing strict first of its kind rules for the types of drones most popular with hobbyist pilots confirming on monday the agency will lay out regegations requiring all new buyers to register their unmanned multi copters. part of their effort to get the popular but problematic aircraft under control expected to be one of theottest gifts this holiday season. estimates say as many as 750,000 will be sold by christmas. have already proven to be dangerous with case after case of airline pilots reporting
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aircrcft endangering passengers. >> it just popped up. >> some even impeding fire fighting efforts like this big fire back in july. >> sooner or later we're going to lose an airplane due to a drone collision. >> regulations for commercial use of drones proposed by the faa earlier this year require a written test and limit flight to below 500 feet. >> thehebjective is to get people to o y where they're flying where they're not allowed to fly. >> marci gonzalez, abc news, new >> all right. know whai want for christmas. something he hasn't done in decades. >> and bernie sanders talks about what we've all been curious about, his underwear. that's next in "the skinny." >> you wanted to know? "world news now" continues
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stations. skinny, so skinny leading us off, the buzz from this weekend's "snl." boy was it good. >> it was a good show. tracy morgan returning to the stage that launched his career. it was much anticipated, of course. tracy try upped really showing@biab he's stillllot it after nearly losing hisisife in an accident as expected, he got plenty of laughs. >> but you know what wasn't
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comedian and "seinfeld" co-creator larry david joined the democratic debate sketch playing who else, bernie sanders. boy, was he good. >> i own one pair of underwear. that's it. some of these billionaires they got three, four pairs. and i don't have a dryer. i have to put my clothes on e radiator. >> yesterday sanders was asked out the "snl" skn the campaign trail and here's what he had to say. >> yes, last week, i bought my second pair of underwear. that's a joke. all righ please, don't write it down. that was a joke. joke, joke, yes. >> three, four pairs. >> i can watch this over and over again. sanders also said heheants larry david to come on stage at his next rally saying "he does it better than i do." >> he does. he also added he has ample supply ounderwear but did only have one suit when elected mayor of burlington back in 1981. >> we trust you, mr. sanders. we don't need proof. >> we don't want to know what
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type of underwear. to another snl alum made a loloof headlines earlier this year, eddie murphy by appearing at the 40th anniversary of "saturday night live." last week murphy said he backed away from doing a bill cosby joke that same night. >> last night, murphy accepted the mark twain prize for american humor at the kennedy center and dusted off his old pudding pop voice and did a cosby joke among a series of others.. >> it was the first time murphy has told any jokes on stage since 198 . >> is that math right? >> that's insane. it will air on sunday night, november 23rd on pbs. i assume that's eitheraw or dangerous. i forget what they used to be called. his standup acts. >> you know someone else we haven't heard from in awhile? give us a little tease. adele. >> the british singer hasn't released a new album i inearly five years. yesterday a mystererus 30-second clip aired on british television
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with white lyrics on a black screen and an unmistakable voice singing them. hello, it's me i was wondering if after all these years you'd like to meet to go over everything >> that does sound very much like adele. >> what do you think? is it new music from adele's upcoming album? >> got to be. because she found love and you know, pound happiness that she wouldn't be all that good anymore. we will see. >> apparently adele's camp tells abc news "no comment about a new album." >> so it's her. and heads upup during a comomrcial break, during tonight's monday night football match-up on espn, you initely see the new trailer for star wars, the force awakens." the new york giants face the philadelphia eagles but that's
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nothing compared to the galaxies traveled by the millennininisjpablcon. >> check out the official theatrical poster being released today. tickets for the fifi which hits theaters december 18th. >> kendis, i am not your father. >> yes, you are not. nor my baby mama o2 nothing. coming up, swallowing
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>> and why some people -- so way back before there were movies, america had to turn to other forms of entertainment. yes, like sideshows and these relili of the past are makakg a comeback with a lot of peoplpl paying good money to do the unthinkable to their bodies. abc's juju chang has more. >> reporter: brooklyn's coney island is full of attractions not for the faint of heart.
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all. ray is the resident sword swallower. >> let's do it. >> reporter: it's the ultimatat n't try this at homeme >> down the hatch. down the scratch. >> reportet: during the course of a particular show day, he will swallow a sword about 25 times. >> someone who says that i'm risking my health swallowing swords would be absolutely right because i am doing that every single time i swallow a sword. i do it so i can entertain people. if i have to defy death in the process, theheso be it. >> reporter: believe it or not, more people are willing to take that risk. shows like "american horror story freak show" have put the act back in the spotlight. seasoned performers and newcomers alike flock to the coney island sideshow school to learn the hottest acts. to them the $1,000 tuition fee is well l rth it to pick upup thehe secrets of the trara from the
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>>&what you're about to see is the most dangerous circus sideshow, the art known as sword swallowing. there's been a few major injuries. every so often, you'll hear of sword swallowers ripping their insides up. >> reporter: for the students, it's part of the draw. >> you have to be in control of something dangerous and it looks fantastic. >> you want totoe nice and relaxed. >> they start slow with bent coat hangers. when they master that, they charge onto the heavy artillery. the stakes are high, internal bleeding, punctured esophagus, perforated lungs and death can all happen if something goes awry. but adam says they can get there with a little e actice and a lot of determination.. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> is it over? >> i'm totallyreeped out by it. >> it's done? >> it is done. you can look again. throughout the story, reena was can we cut out of the story right now? >> i just can't watch. not on tv. not at the show.
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not ever. >> don't miss our updates on facebook. no sword swallowing there. >> we promise that's it. no more sword swallowiwi. this is abc's "world news
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two decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here arereome top stories we're following this morning on "world news now." another bold attack has rattled israel. jews and arabs facing off yet again. israel hastily erecting a wall to keep out attackers, raising fears this morning that the region could be on the brink of yet another round of heavy violence. the nuclear deal with iran is now in effect but the u.s. says it could take months before sanctions are lifted. iran must fifit show that it is limiting its nuclear programs.
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>> rescue efforts are under way in the plippines after a powerful typhoon came ashore. thousands trapped in the floodwaters. the storm is now heading toward taiwan. and millions of people in the eastern half of the country including the south are waking up to cold temperatures. some alonghe great lakesing are still shoveling out from as much as 9 inches of snow. those are some of our top stories on this monday, october 19th. from abc news, this is "world news now." we say hello to you. we're going to get started this half hour with the latest wave of violence creating more instability in the middle east. >> palestinian and ili forces clashed in ththwest bank yeststday. troops responding to stone throwing protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets. and the violence took a deadly turn in kouthern israel. abc's alex marquardt has the latest. >> reporter: gunfire at a bus station in southern israel. an armed palestinian killing one israeli soldier and wounding
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almost a dozen others before being shot and killed. a f feign bystander was also mistaken for an attacker, he was shot, brutallybeaten and reportedlyied of his wounds. it's the latest in two weeks of lone wolf attacks and growing clashes which israel accuses palestinian leaders of inciting. this has become a daily theme, almost, in the west bank. palestinians say it's motivated by israeli infringement atathe holy al aqsa mosque and young anger erupting over israel's occupation. in jerusalem, the city that israel calls its undivided capital, the divisions, physical and emotional, are growing between its residents. this wall went up just a short time ago here in this palestinian neighborhood, adding to the roadblocks that already surround it. measures that the israeli police ll us are necessary y try to stop this wavevef attacks but which also fuel the palestinian frustration and anger. as israeli residents worry about the next attack, many palestinians now show their i.d.s to leave their
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neighborhoods. stop and frisk is on the rise. the violence also boiling over to biblical sites. joseph's tomb in the west bank, which is revered by jews was torched by palestinians. with neither sidi taking steps to ease the tension here, secretary of state john kerry is now getting involved. due to meet this week with israel's prime minister on thursday and with the palestinian president a few days later. alex marquardt, abc news, jerusalem. staying in the region, a top al qaeda leader has been killed in a u.s.-led drone strike in syria. the pentagon said sanafi al nasr was the head of an al qaeda cell which had beenenlotting attacks against the u.s. as well as europe. the u.s. defense secretary calls his death a significant blow. as isis continues to face a barrage of u.s.-led air strikes, the iraqi government is showing off some attacks of its own. this video believed to be from the government showing an air strike on isis targets in the cities of tikrit and samarra
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north of baghdadad smoke you u n see rising there from houses identified as hideouts for extremists. iraq is describing the strikes as painful and accurate. to politics now, fighting words from donald trump and jeb bush as the vice president remains mum about his next move. six republican candidates played to the same crowd in texas yesterday, trying to wininver thousands of christian conservatives s a popular megagaurch. the gop front runner found himself embroiled in another here's more from abc's devin dwyer. >> reporter: a blame game over the nation's deadliest terror attack. donald trump suggesting he could have stopped the 9/11 hijackers. >> if i were running things, i doubt those people would have been in the country. >> reporter: a bold claim challenged swiftly by jeb bush. in a new campaign video mocking trump and his ability to be commander in chief. >> he's an actor playing the role of a candidate for president. not boning up on the issues.
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>> reporter: bush on the attack as he struggles in the polls angered by trump's suggestion that former president george w. bush is responsible for 9/11. >> i'm not blaming george bush. but i don't wawa jeb bush saying my brother kept us safe. >> reporter: meanwhihi, joe biden nearing a decision on a 2016 campaign. perhaps the biggest sign he'll run, biden calling the president of the nation's powerful firefighters union. the president of the union telling abc news they discussed in detail a planned campaign strategy. biden holed up inside his delaware compound after telling a new york city audience of the grgrf over his son's deaea. >> as my son beau used to say, just keep moving forward. >> reporter: his potential rivals are pushingorward on the campaign trail, and lampooned on "saturday night live." >> i own one pair of underwear. that's it. some of these billionaires, they got three, four pairs. >> reporter: larry david stealing the show as bernie sanders.
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week for democrara. hillary clinton set to testify before house republicans on the benghazi attack boston devin dwyer, abc news, the white house. the search continues for a gunman who opened fire at a zombie happy toed street festival in ft. myers, florida. a 20-year-old man was killed and five others wounded at zombie con saturday night. the shooting sent revellers dressed as zombies runningngor their lives. 20,000 people had gathered for the event. so far, there's no word on a possible motive. some new rules for those who operate drones in the u.s. will be flounced today. a move by the government to bring some law and order to what's been an unregulated tivity. aditi roy has the details. >> reporter: the government is set to unveil new rules for drone e ners across the country, requiring those operating the gadgets to register their devices. the registry, just the latest move to regulate an exploding market in unmanned aircraft. some of those drones posing real
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ground. >> somebody is goingo fly their drone and we're going to lolo an airplane sometime. >> it just popped up neath our nose. >> reporter: from close calls with commercial jets, to whizzing drones forcing no-fly zones for firefighters out west. the rest of us on the ground, on guard too. just last month, drones crashed in new york and california hitting children on the ground. ananstimated 500,000 drones already in the air and now thoho skies are about totoet a whole t buzzier. another 750,000 drones are expected to be sold this christmas. those new rules on drones like this one could be in place by christmas. details on part of the government's plan will be announced on monday. aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. >> all of that wouldldean that evevyone hon took part in a two-day drone e cing event in l.a. will have to register their drones.
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skills along a half mile course. as one organizer says, it was a unique flying experience for those at the controls. >> it's in essence a virtual reality flight. they're flying from the camera in the nose of the aircraft and seeing that either on monitors or in goggles and acacally piloting it as if they are in the aircraft. >> it was a rough ride for some of the aircraft suffering some damage along the way. racing was worth it though. there was a $5,000 prize in cash and prizes available. >> interesting. >> not a fan of the drones. >> not a fan of the drones. >> i love game of drones. >> you know what i do love is key west. you know what i love in key west is stone crabs. it's open season for it. they got off to a cracking good start over the weekend. >> look at the outfit. >> the fifth annual stone crab eating contest. >> dozens of participants cracked their way through 25 stone crab claws each. the ideaa was to do it i ithe
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fastest t y. nalties were assessesefor any crabmeat left behind. >> a guy named aaron sutcliff won the solo competition finishing in 14 minutes. the fastest two-person team did it in under nine minutes. >> have you ever tried to crack that stuff? >> no, i prefer to have mine partially shelled. >> i'm one of those, please, can you please. >> do it for me. >> do it for me. yeah. so coming up, the chess teacher who saved his class from a life-threatening ordeal. >> also ahead, tracy morgan returning to what he does best, making us all laugh.e comedy on nl" after he recovered, the comedian that is, after he recovered from a serious accident. >> pushing for positive change and safety in a city known for its gun violence. the program that's reshaping neighborhoods one kid at a time. map. you're watching "world news now."
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creditcards.com. a tragedy in minnesota. a sheriff's deputy was killed with his own gun by a hospitalized man that he was monitoring. police in st. cloud say the suspect got out of his hospital bed and struggled with the deputy before shooting him. hospital security officers then subdued the suspect with a stun gun. and he died soon afterwards. police say the suspect was not under arrest at the time and was not wearing handcuffs. >t's evident that the u.s. is grappling g th the surge of gun violence in our bigger cities and rising tensions between the police and the communities they serve. >> but there is a new program in our nation's capital trying to bring those tensions down and save young lives. here's abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: it's a beautiful morning along the potomac river. and that canoe is carryingg a group of kids from inner city d.c. picked from neighborhoods
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they've been brought here by d.c.d. d.c. cops they hardly know. >> you guys hear that? >> no gunshots. no sirens. >> reporter: it's orientation day for one group in the city's youth creating changngprogram, looking to transform the way more than n o dozen teens view police. >> climbing. > and themselves. 17-year-old tamaji edwards is basking in the serenity. >> hear that? peaceful. quiet. i like quiet. >> reporter: but only days later, tamaji is carrying the casket of f s cousin, a brother-like figure gunned down just across the d.c. line. >> you said someone got shot? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: at the funeral, a community leader chastises the young people. >> do black lives really matter? >> telling them they're part of the problem. >> he would not be where he is if some of you would have said
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something to somebody who knew what was going on. >> reporter: the murder remains unsolved. as the nation's capital battles a near 50% increase in homicide. >> so yeah, i need to start looking at spots that can be redone. >> reporter: even a ride with police for a community service project has its dangers. tamaje and donye keep ducking into their seats. >> you can't be seen up here. >> reporter: they're not playing games. >> those neighborhoods are actually you might say at war but they have a beef. >> a threat of violence these kids know all too well. how many of you guys have heard gunshots in your neighborhood? >> all of us. >> reporter: how many know someone who's been shot or injured? >> all of us. >> reporter: to slow the violence, many believe the young people must start to trust police. >> some police think they can do what they want. and that ain't true all the time. >> people will be like, i don't want to work with the police but then when they get with us and interact and see we having fun
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them, we're just like them. >> five weeks in, the young people end up somewhere many never r agined. >> come on, man. for a traffic light? >> the police training academy. >> let them see what it's like to be on a traffic stop. to be the police officer and stop a car. >> how fearful were you? >> i'm kind of fearful when he got out of the car like he came towards me. >> so now when you guys out there hear the news saying police just shot this kid, you can relate now the saying you know what? there might be more to the story. >> reporter: over the weeks and months we followed the teens, we see a transformation. on graduation day at fedex field, there's now pride and that elusive trust with police. >> at first i ain't like them. now i look at them different. you feel like they took me in as one of him. >> the young people are now embracing police trying to navigate the violence around them. >> you got to keep moving
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forward and doing the best you can. >> pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> fascinating program. >> it is an interesting program. i love the role playing that took place where they got to play the police officer and see what sort of fear police officers deal with on a routine track stop pre day. >> trading roles, right? >> and there are many areas obviously we both lived in d.c., many areas that are good in d.c. but the violence is continuing across the anacostia river in the southeast area where it is on the increase. it's a daily occurrence. >> what a great program. i hope other cities across the country try and use this one, as well. >> chicago needs it. coming up, a hero jumps into action in an unlikely place. >> the veteran that uses military training from 50 years ago to save children in a library. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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stations. it's one of the most unlikely settings for a knife attack inside a public library during a children's chess class.
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but luckily, their instructor was no ordinary teacher. >> he was a retired army veteran who just happened to have mastered knife training nearly 50 years ago. here's abc's david wright. >> units to the library. >> reporter: in a public library in illinois, a violent attack by a man wielding at least two hunting knives. >> they do have the knives. he has cut another person who has a pretty good hand injury. >> reporter: 19-year-old dustin brown allegedly burst in to the room skriming, "i'm going to kill some people." that's when he met his match. >> good morning. >> reporter: 75-year-old james vernon was teaching a chess class at the library. >> i thought first, this is a really bad halloween prank and then i realized this wasn't a prank. this was the real thing. >> reporter: the army veteran put himself between the would be attacker and the 16 kids. >> i gave them the cue. they took the cue. they got up and ran out. just like little mice going down
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>> reporter: the children, ages 7 to 13, all escaped unharmed. mom sandy rossi got out, too. >> our kids were definitely afraid and i was very afraid. >> reporter: vernon was all alone. then the attacker turned on him. >> he went overhand, i blocked with the left hand. >> reporter: brown is now charged with attempted murder. he was already facing 22 counts of child pornography. >> i thought maybe i could persuade him just to give up the whole idea. that wasn't to be. >> reporter: vernon's hand was slashed in the attack but he's expected to make a full recovery. at church, the congregation greeted him as a hero. david wright, abc news, new york. >> and he celebrates his 76th birthday next week. >> just amazing that he decided to jump right into action right there. he's been a retiree for well over a decade there. and he deserves the thanks of that congregation and many more all across this country.
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>> he retired from caterpillar in 2002 and underwent surgery to prepare his wounds. he sure has a fighting spirit though. >> yes, he does. worst halloween joke. >> coming up, tracy morgan triumphs. >> the comedian returns home to his "snl" roots to do what he does best.
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now." he lives in the desert and loves water. please welcome a camel. hey, who are you? >> i am jannie shan berg of the american dromedary research center and adjunct professor of veterinary science at rutgers university as well as copresident of the bergen county chapter of the aspca.
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>> are you done? >> tracy morgan back at it. dusting off his old character brian fellow on snl over the weekend. >> so good to see him back. the comedian was critically ininred in a car wreck k st year. it was unclear whether he would ever perform again. now he's proving he's tough, just as funny. abc's sara haines has more. >> trdcy morgan returning to the "saturday night live" stage. >> people were wondering, can he speak? does he have 100% mental capacity? but the truth is did. >> reporter: paying tribute to the show that launched himo stardom and rushed by a group hug from his "30 rock" costars including tina fey and alec baldwin. >> good god, trace. >> hello. it's me. astronaut jones. >> a night filled with his most famous over the top characters. >> i'm brian fellows. >> a heartfelt and hilarious comeback for the 46-year-old critically injured in a 2014 crash. >> this is a terrible accident.
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it's on its side. >> reporter: the collision with a spe walmart tractor-trailer injuring the star and two others and killing a fellow comedian. morgan spending five weeks in the hospital. taking a long road to recovery. >> how you doing, tracy? >> hey. hey, manan >> you look good, man.n. >> until you can be returned to your home, we are willing to help you, give you food and water. in return we ask that you help broker peace. help us make contact with your earthlings and understand their strange ways. >> but it was on the stage that made hip false where morgan himself said it best. >> i'm back and better than ever. >> sarah haines, abc news, new york. >> he does look fantastic. we also forget that jimmy mack, one of his mentors was killed in that car accident. so pretty remarkable to see just how far he's come. >> he's come a long way. he sued walmart and he said earlier that walmart did right by him in the settlement of that lawsuit. of course, he has a lot of scars but it was good to see he could
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this morning on "w"wld news now," extreme weather as a and northeast. >> the storm dumping several inches of snow, weeks earlier than usual to the powerful storm hitting the desert southwest. the pictures and the damage. the search for the notorious drug kingpin el chapo after his dramatic prison escape months ago. new details where he went. scary scenes at the annual zombie con gathen florida. the fatal shooting that put real life fear into the crowd.
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at first investigators thought there were victims of two shark attacks. now it appears something else from the deep attacked. it's monday, october 19th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." and we do say good morning to you, everyone, on this monday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. cold snap. >> yeah. yeah, it is. >> it always drives me nuts when 's cold outside and d e anchor on set wears sleeveless. who does that? >> because you have a warm heart. so it's warm inside. it's okay. this cold snap. i was saying, i have to do a speech later on this week at my alma mater. they got 6 to 8 inches of snow this weekend. i'm reconsidering that speech. it's a little too early for this. a lot ofofeople are dealing with it. >> it really is. i thought it might be a little bit warmer. ginger zee did warn us it was going to be warmer.
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earlier than usual. millions of people are in for a chilly commute later this morning. >> take a look at this. that's heavy snow falling in northern michigan. a scene repeated all the way to new england. abc meteorologist rob marciano on thehextremes from coast to coast. >> reporter: acrcrs upstate new york, a blast of winter bringing dangerous conditions along with it. more than 50 accidents in syracuse blamed in part on icy roads. up to nine inches of snow in some communities. and look at how fast the weather changed. just north of syracuse, this is what it looked like here last week. >> i woke this up morning and i thought it was c cistmas. >> reporter: enough for 3-year-old liannah ariola to build her first snowman. her mom teing us -- >> i have not seen this snow this early in a longime. >> reporter: thaxtending to michigan. temps in the mid-30s for these marathon runners in grand rapids. in northern michigan, nearly a half-foot of snow.
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taststof winter. and in southern california, an winter el nino preview has antelope valley residents cleaning up from mudslides. >> very little we can recover. >> reporter: neighbors coming together. most do not have flood insurance.e. >> you've just gototo think about what you can do o is hour, this m ment, this day and thth move on from there. >> reporter: harsh conditions and a rude awakening on both coasts. more of the el nino conditions expected in southern california and the immediate forecast for the folks enduring cold and snow, a nice little warmup come monday and tuesday. >> strong winds are moving across the southwest with flash flood watches all the way to salt lake city. in phoenix, wind blew this gas station canopy over crushing the pumps. no one was hurt. large damaging hail battered the area collecting in swimming pools and lawns. the storm knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers at its peak. >> we don't have the exclusive on this weather. take a look at this.
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poweweul typhoon came ashoho. at least two people died and thousands were displaced by the storm with wind gusts of up to 115 miles an hour. entire provinces are said to be without power. the storm has weakened as it heads towards taiwan. it's expected to make landfall tomorrow. another weekendf bloodshed in the middle east. tensions continue in the middle east. a palestinian attacker he opened fire at a bus stop wounding an israeli soldier and wounding ten people before being israel put up a 15-foot high wall separating jewish and arab communities. secretary of state john kerry is meeting with leaders on both sides later t ts week. a top al qaeda leader has been killed in a u.s. drone strike in syria. the pentagon says sanafi al nasr was the head of an al qaeda cell which had been plotting attacks against the u.s. and europe. the u.s. says he was funneling recruits from pakistan to syria
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defense secretary calls his death a significant blow. mcauthorities may be -- mexican authorities may be closing in on the escaped drug lord known as el chapo. investigators say the notorious fugitive was recently hurt during an attempt to arrest him. more now on who has -- from gio bebetez. >> reporter: tonight, mexican authorities confirming joaquin el chapo guzman barely escaped an immense military operation near the sinaloa mountains, where el chapo has his infamous cartel. the mexican government says the kingpin suffered "injuries to his leg and face" during that operation. residents in this village describing an all-out siege. this woman showing where she hid as bullets ripped through her home during a fire fight. it's the closest law enforcement has apparently come to recapturing el chapo sinceceis brazen prison break.k. abc news was the first american media inside the altiplano maximum security prison. >> there's that surveillance
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>> reporter: the surveillance camera just released for the first time this week with audio captures el chapo removing his ankle monitor. he disappears inin the shower. he just ducks and goes r rht into that hole. all right, we're inside the el chapo tunnel. the freshly dug one-mile-long tunnel. these are the stairs he uses to climb to freedom. and here it is. this is the house where he just walked into and disappeared. guzman's sinaloa cartel is the largest drug trafficker in the usa and believed to be responsible for thousands of deaths in this country. u.s. officials now offering a $5 million reward for information leading to the capture of the elusive el chapo. gio benitez, abc news, new york. a minnesota deputy sheriff was killed with his own gun by a hospitalized man he was monitoring. police in st. cloud say the suspect got out of his b b and struggled with the deputy before shooting him. hospital security officers then subdued the suspect with a stun gun and he died soon afterward.
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under arrest at the time and was not wearing handcuffs. this morning a killer remains on the loose after a deadly shooting at an annual zombie themed festival in florida. ,000 people had gather for zombie con, many dressed like the living dead, forced to run for their lives when bullets started flying at the scene. we get more from abc's phillip mena. oh, my god! >> reporter: chaos in the streets of downtown ft. myers, florida. thousands of people running for cocor saturday night aftft gunfire rings out at the annual zombicon festival. [ gunshots ] >> four or five shots at the same time. pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. >> be advised, everybody's running down broadway, everybody's running. >> reporter: the ghoulish costumes, complete with fake blood, only adding to the confusion. >> we didn't know if it was real or fake, so we kind of ran and were like, was that real? when we went back, people were screaming, no, it was fake. >> reporter: five people injured
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one man shot dead. >> we saw a guy, he was laying on the ground. he was obviously already passed. >> reporter: 20-year-old tyrell taylor, a football player at a local junior college, killed. investigators searching for his killer are also hoping the public can provide more clues. phillip mena, abc news, new york. a swimmer is in critical condition after a savage attack by a shark in hawaii this weekend. it was the sixth attack in the islands this year. this latatt incident happened d off lanikai beach on oahu. both of the man's legs were seriously injured. a surfer was seriously hurt in what was thoug to have been another shark attack. it was later determined to be an eel that bit him. in health news, an emphatic new warning about pregnancy and alcohol. the american academy of pediatrics is taking a strong stand against drinking any alcohol l ile pregnant, and they say even women trying to conceive should abstain entirely. the group found fetal alcohol
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syndrome is a vastly underrecognized cause of developmental delay and intellectual disability. a little pink pill dubbed as female viagra is now officially onhe rket. but t e world's fifit prescription drug to boost a woman's libido is not expected to fly off the shelves yet. researchers say it only works 13% of the time for women and can also cause severe side effects and can't be taken with alcohol or certain other drugs. those limitations could lead to the development of better treatment t r women with a low sex drive. a rather unique new world record in the books. the reason for that, it's already been digested. >> here's why. it was the world's longege baugetet. it was baked yesterday in milan, italy, using a specially dined portable oven which was moved along its length. the baking took nearly seven
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hours because a baguette, get this 400 feet long. >> the record attempt was sponsored by the makers of nutella. love the good jar of nutella. afterwards, the baguette was certified and slathered with the hazelnut spread and served. >> t thundreds and hundreds of happy people. anything with nutella is better. >> why have we never done this? this happened at the milan expo in 2015. the world's fair. it was at least the fourth world record declared during the six-month expo which included the longest pizza at nearly a mile long. we've got go to this next year. >> how have we not hosted the show froroin? >> next year. right? >> yes. coming up, first grab your popcorn. it is sports with reena, and a play that may be perhaps the most confusing in nfl history. not because she will be reporting it, but it will be confusing. > it will be clear when i explain. also ahead, caught o o camera. a collision on a highwhw between a motorcycle and a car. and the seseous trouble the driver of that car could face. and an unusual murder investigation. police say it involves a love
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to it. there are some witnesses who say it appeared intentional. and this from a road in texas. keepepn eye on the motorcycle. the man drdring it goes to pass s a car which seems to swerve into e cycle's path sendidi the car and his girlfrfrnd sliding along the road. the woman suffered a broken wrist and deeputs to her arm. the bike's driver was along and caught, as well. and police say that the car's driver may actually face felony charges. >> that biker was able to get up after that. well, we turn now toifand mother chchged in a bizarre andeally a twisted double murder plot in a story that is shocking a community in maryland. >> police say she orchestrated the killing of her husband and another woman. they were both involved with. >> reporter: it's a twisted bizarre story of love, betrayal and murder. a maryland woman accused of plotting to kill her husband and his lover. and police say she didn't do it
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alone. she, her 13-year-old daughter and her daughter's 18-year-old boyfriend all charged with murder. >> it's very uncommon this type of a case. you know, a love triangle gone very wrong. >> reporter: police alge 42-year-old ann anastasi enlisted her daughter's boyfriend to kill her husband of 18 years, anthony anastasi and 25-year-old jacquelyn riggs. >> the scene was staged well as a murder/suicide. the only reason we were able to determine this wasas double murder was because o ogood detective wo. >> reporter: police discover couple's bedroom shot in the head a scene investigators say carefully enough. a .45-caliber handgun next to not a match for the 380-caliber shell casing f fnd nearby. riggs who also lives in the family's home was found stabbed to death in her basement bedroom. according to court documents,
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while ann and anthony were both romantically involved with riggs, according to court documents, their marriage was fraught with conflict. >> recently the relationship between mr. and mrs. anastasi d seemed to cool dowow cooling down so mucucthat police say ann sent a series of test messages to her daughter and strauss covering the exchange of the gun, transportation to the crime scene, and the specific discussion of two murders. police say gabriel strauss has admitted to the killings. both he and ann are being held here at this detention facility. both facing charges of first and second degree murder. as for the 13-year-old daughter, she's being held at a juvenile facility also charged with first degree murder. mary bruce, abc news, anne arundel county, maryland. >> incredible story. >> fascinating case. well, coming up in our next half-hour, the holiday season's hottttt gifts. we're talking about drones. set to explode in ownership the next year. before you shell out big b some things you need to know
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first, the major league playoffs and the deflategate rematch featured one of the strangest plays in history. sports with reena next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.eatured one of the strangest plays in history. sports with reena next. "world news now" continues
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stations. this bringng laughs t t my face every time i see it. welcome back. it is monday. that means a full segment of expert analysis and play by play we call "sports with reena." we start with baseball. >> why not. that's where it is. the action, the mets looking to take a two-games to none lead in the national league championship series against the bs. on a coldold windy night in queens, ey got off to a hot start when david wright doubled in the bottom of the first.
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that put the mets up next batter up, batter, batter, daniel murphy he founded his fifth playoff home run. mets up 3-nil at that point. they went on to win 4-1. 4-1, kendis. >> against chicago into game three tomorrow in chicago. >> big-time. >> looking forward to that one? >> yeah. we'll see how it all plays out. the cubs' year. >> okay. in the american league, kansas none. actually tonight. tied. >> yes. >> just the way we expected it to be into we like it to be dramatic with sports. kind of like a spanish telenovela. next up, how about some football. last night, the new england patriots traveling to indianapolis to take on the colts in a deflategate rematch. andrew luck and the colts stampeding foror revenge, eping pace with tom brady and --
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>> what is that? what is that? >> pigskinment one of the most dumbfounding plays in nfl history. lining up for the punt. colts shifted ninenelayers toward the sideline then snapped the balllln the middle of the field. not surprpsingly, getting immediately tackled. it was the beginning of the end for the colts. >> it really was a dumb play. >> they drew it up. >> bottom line was they lose. 34-27. patriots stay undefeated. up next, the world cup. rugby of course, right? that's the other football. check out t play by new zealand d better known as s l blacks. and smashes through three frenchmen. no pads. he scores. that's five points. all blacks a lot of them embarrassing france 62-13. ies in australia -- next australia versus new zealand and next week argentina against australia. i can't believe we covered rugby and didn't cover the michigan,
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homeless people. it was a buffet-style meal and threw this out. the meal included some salmon, some steak, and the giving didn't end right there. they've invited them to the neymoon. >> oh, no, come on. >> that part i made up. mother and daughter are going to go on a much needed honeymoon. what a nice gesture to the homeless. >> what great karma in such a tragedy. it's heartbreaking. >> the groom was partying somewhere else. >> oh. > well, speaking of marriages, here's an interesting -- leave it to the farmers to come up with something clever as a marriage proposal. this farmer decided to carve right into the fields will you marry me. he tricked his girlfriend of seven years to come to a nearby hill overlooking this field and told her he needed her help to find the sheep and lo and behold, look what he had carved out.
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proposed to his fiancee haley and mowed into this, "will you marry me?" >> how did she say yes? did she mow the lawn to o y yes? >> that's a good point. we don't know if she the took took out the lawnmower or took out a bunch of corn. >> be an interesting wedding for those folks. the blue jays were riding high going into the championship series they're in right now. this is how they ended it there with that well-known bat flip by jose bautista after hitting that game-winning home run there in their last series. one fan is so excited about this. we saw the guy who shaved it into his chest. cool. one blue jay fan took it a step farther by making it into a pumpkin. >> clever. >> the bat flipping and all. >> nice. >> cool. >> they're down two right now ough.
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dressing. making news in america this morning -- fall freeze. a taste of winter in mid october. up to nine inches of snow in some areas. and the coldest temperatures in months. we're tracking it all. a new battle brewing in the race for the white house. donald trump versus jeb bush. at odds over september 11th. and who is to blame for those attacks. the back and forth playing out in a series of interviews and campaign videos. survival story. two people walking away from this fiery airplane crash. >> it was so fast. >> so fast.
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>> detailing the quick thinking that kept them alive in an exclusive interview. and "star wars, the force awakens." the just-released movie poster. where you'll see the first full trailer today and when you can buy tickets. good monday morning, everyone. for millions of people this october morning, it sure feels like december has already arrived. >> yes, as frost and freeze advisories stretch all the way to the deep south. and upstate new york is already covered in heavy snow. it's dragging down powerlines. and trees still covered in leaves. >> the fans at week end football games shivered in the stands. in buffalo for the bills-bengals game, they bundled up. as the flakes came down. how long will it last? here's abc's stephanie ramos. >> reporter: it's beginning to look a lot like winter. the weather is changing on us fast. just last week, near syracuse,
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new york. this is what it looked like. a week later, this. >> i woke up this morning and i thought it was christmas. >> reporter: it may be october. but the coldest air mass of the season has already swept from the midwest into parts of the east. across upstate new york, a blast of winter bringing dangerous conditions. more than 50 accidents in syracuse blamed, in part, on icy roads. snow collecting on this backyard deck. nine inches so far. another backyard buried under the snow. kids aren't complaining. >> i have not seen snow this early in a long time. >> reporter: the snow also falling early in parts of upper michigan. but in grand rapids, just plain cold. temps in the mid 30s didn't stop these dedicated marathon runners. >> it's good weather to run in. this is great weather to run in. >> reporter: thousands of runners taking the c cd weather in stride. forecaststs say despite the chilly temps and snow already falling in parts of the country, a first frost like this is not unusual.
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these cold temps will linger into today across much of the but here's some good news. it will warm up later this week. get ready to ditch the cold weather gear. stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. >> ditch them? >> it's freezing in here in the studio. >> we didn't expect it to be this cold this early. there's also extreme weather in the southwest. phoenix has been pummeled by large, damaging hail. was somewhere between the size of a quarter and a golf ball. the hailstorm kicked up the water in this swimming pool here. it looks like snow coveredhe lawn. >> on radar, you see the storms moving through arizona and the rockies. downpours expected today in the pacific northwest from seattle to portland. now to the race for the white house heating up with a bitter war of words between two gop candidates.. >> it's a new round of attacks on the republican side. donald trump and jeb bush sounding off about 9/11. it's "your voice, your vote."
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>> reporter: it's a feud few republicans expected to see. donald trump and jeb bush going at it over 9/11. >> jeb said, we were safe with my brother. we were safe. well, the world trade center just feleldown. >> repter: jeb bush fired back in a new campaign video and on tv. >> it looks as though it's -- he's an actor playing the role of a conditioned for president. not boning up on the issues. >> reporter: the controversy began last week when trump suggested in an interview that george w. bush might be to blame for the 9/11 attacks. >hen you talk about g grge bush i mean, say what you want. the world trade center came down during his time. >> hold on, you can't blame him. >> well, he was president, okay? >> reporter: trump insists that he wasn't placing blame, but that a tougher stance on immigration, like his,ould have stopped the 9/11 hijackers. >> mr. trump talks about things as though he's still on "the apprentice." >> reporter: on the democratic side, all eyes remain on vice president joe biden.
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>> it may be the greatest honor i have ever received in my public life. >> reporter: and still no word on the race for president. democratic front-runner hillary clinton says she's not interested in adding pressure. >> i'm not in any way suggesting or recommending that t t vice president accept any timetable other than the one that is clicking inside of him. he has to make this decision. >> reporter: a decision that could come in the next few days. devin dwyer, abc news, washington. turning our focus overseas. another weekend of bloodshed in the middle east as tensions continue to escalate. a palestinian attacker opened fire at a bus stop in southern israel yesterday, killing an israeli soldier and wounding ten other people before being shot and killed. and israel put up a 15-foot-high wall separating jewish and arab neighborhoods in east jerusalem. secretary of state john kerry is meeting with leaders from both sides later on this week.
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commander has been killed in a u.s. zone strike. sanafi al nazr was the head of a supersecret al qaeda cell that plotted attackckin the u.s. and europe. he was also involved in ththe group's finances. the landmark and controversial nuclear deal with iran is in effect. it could be months before the crippling sanctions are lifted on iran. iran has to prove to international insptors that it's serious about cutting back on its nuclear program. even so, the iranian vice president says his country is bracing for a tsunami of tourism once the sanctions are gone. > minnesota town is momoning sheriff's deputy whohoas killed with his own gun when a hospitalized suspect grabbed it. police? police in st. cloud say the suspect got out of his hospital bed and struggled with the deputy before shooting him. hospital security y ficers tased the patient. he later dieie lice say the suspect was not under arrest at the time and was not handcuffed. former nba star lamar odom is said to be improving at a las vegas hospital this morning. he's been there since being found unconscious last tuesday
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at a brothel. a family member told us last night that odom is doing very well. on friday, reportedly speaking with family and gave a thumbs up. the resultltof toxicology tests s which should shed light on his episode, are still pending. president obama planning an historic trip ne year. he'll visit laos. the first american president to travel there. in 2012, hillary clinton became the first u.s. secretary of state to pay a visit since 1955. president oboba has increasingly directed his foreign policy attention to countries in asia. well, coming up. happening today. a big change coming to the use of personal drones. and, aware. alert. now considered a hero. a woman's qui thinking stops a kidnapping. an offseason gig for alex x rodriguez. his first day on the job and it
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we'll talk about it. today, the government is announcing a plan to require people to register their drones. a task force is going to be created to implement the registry program. it could go into effect by christmas. an estimated 500,000 drones are already in the air. the skies about to get a whole lot buzzier. another 750,000 drones expected to be sold this christmas. the massive air bag recall is still growing. general motors is recalling about 400 new vehicles. it's a small number. but the first to include 2015 gm models. certain buicks, cadillacs, chevy
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malibus have air bags that could explode when deployed. this after the 23 million vehicles already recalled for defectivivtakata air bags. amazon is suinmore than 1,000 people for posting fake reviews on its website. the company is targeting people who sell reviews on the website fiver.com, where people look for in april, amazon sued several other websites for the same thing. most of them are now shut down. and, it was a weekend for "goosebumps" at the box office. the family-friendly horryorhorror flick starring jack black beat all the competition, taking in $23.5 million. that was just $2 million ahead of "the martian." "bridge of spies" starring tom hanks was third. >> "the mart still doing very well. when we come back, hidn remainin a 4040year-old church suddenly reemererng. and hope fading for cubs fans. another dominating performance by the mets.
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>> there's always hope. this is a look at spectators at a houston airirhow. they watch as a skydivererell to earth, unable to steer because of high winds.three others were supposed to jump with him. the stunt was called off after he had already taken the leap. he landed on a vendor's tent, breaking a limb, but otherwise
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okay. now for a look at morning road conditions. take extra caution from the southwest up through the rockies. wet roads possible from minnesota to michigan and south florida as well. if you're flying, airport delays possible in salt lake city and miami. a killer rememns on the loose this morningngfter a deadly shooting in ft. myers, florida, at a zombie-themed street festival. >> a 20-year-old man was killed and five others wounded at zombicon. the shooting sent revelers dressed as zombibi running for their lives. 20,000 people had gathered for there's no word on a possible motive. a texas teenager is the sixth high school football pler to die this season. 16-year-old cameron matthews was a junior in high school. during a football game friday night, he told teammates he felt dizzy and then collapsed on the he was air-lifted to the hospital where he died on the exact cause of his death is not yet known. mourners returned to the stadiumum for a vigil saturday night. a couple from texas is telling their harrowing stwry of
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survival exclusively to abc news. as they narrowly escaped a fiery airplane crash. they were coming in for a landing in their small plane. this is just south of dallas. when something wasn't right. parachute which covers the >> i thought there was something wrong with the plane. i was trying to control it. next moment, i saw the line. i realized, i went up to grab the handle for the parachute, but, my wife had already pulled it. parachute definitely saved our lives. >> wow. the parachche caught on power lines and prevented the airplane from ever making contact. the couple, by the way, can't wait to get back in the air with a new plane, equipped with a parachute, of course. more from an exclusive interview on "good morning america" today. >> what an ordeal. in california, a little girl is safe and back with her family thanks to an observant school employee. teacher's aide sandra ferguson single-handedly foiled a
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kidnapping wheshe spotted a former student in a car with a strange man. the 11-year-old looking scared. after questioning the girl about the man, she blocked him in with her car. got the girl out, and called police. >> it was kind of like a a superwoman power thing. it was like, wow, i can't believe i did that. >> i'll buy that superwoman power thing. we like it. the 51-year-old man was arrested on attempted kidnapping charges. the girl was not hurt. just in time for halloween. a ghostly sight, you might say, at a mexican reservoir. check this out. a 16th century church submerged for years has reappeared. a lack of rain has drawn the water level down more than 80 feet. it's believed the church was abandoned when a devastating plague swept through. it's the second time in recent years that the church has been revealed. the last time the water was so low, people could walk inside. absolutely freaky. well, now some sports. the american league championship series resumes tonight in
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toronto. the blue jays trail the royals, two games to nothing. >> and last night, right here in new york, it was game two of the national league championship series. and new york nativivjimmy kimmel rew the ceremonial f fst pitch. he actually did pretty well with his toss. we get details on the game and some football from our guys at espn. john buccigross. john anderson. a new week is upon us. chilly over the weekend. the sports continued. >> we have game two of the nlcs. >> played outdoors. >> or patriots-colts. what should we start with? what do you think? football? you like the football?l? >> let's'sind out together. >> yes. the deflategate revenge game. there's the greatest living american, tom brady. the indy folks were creative. patriots trail, 21-20, coming out of the locker room in the third. oh, tommy hit rob gronkowski. across the middle. touchdown. his 60th. 60 times he's gotten to spike like that. pats up p -21. would not trail agaiai tommy. looking, looking. legarrette blount.
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he's caught two passes this season. that one for a touchdown. the patriots won, 34-27. >> the first of his career. for legarrette blount. i'll shut up and do my own highlights. daniel murphy grew up in florida.a. however, he doesn't mind hitting in the cold weather. he homers again. he's homered in four straight games in this post season for the mets. he's the greatest hitter in the world right now. >> yep. >> gets the mets off to a good start. they go on to win, they beat the cubs. they're up 2-0 in the nlcs. plus the next three games will be played in chicago. those fans will be loud. just like in new york. hey, they could win three in a row. it's happened before. also, the heat beat the hawks in a preseason game. that's what we got. >> thanks to the johns. new york yankees slugger alex rodriguez is joining fox's post baseball coverage. after being introduced on that network's nfl pregame show, he
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proceeded to thrhr a pass that broke a studio monitor. >> a-rod was a high school quarterback and got a scholarship offer from the university of miami. he tweeted, i'll try not to break anything else. >> let's hope. and how is this for treating an injured player? this happened at a soccer game in greece. >> the stretcher bearer drops, twice on their own field. they just throw him down. but they get to the side. a trainer from the player's team seems to say that something is wrong. they don't want to hear. it was really a tough day. it's just rough to watch. >> can we give them a red flag, a red card? >> yeah, you're right. >> it's pretty bad. well, up next in "the pulse." eddie murphy's return. the funnyman telling his first jokes on stage in nearly three decades. and terrifying crash.
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down a cliff. it is time to check "the pulse." starting with what really was a big night for eddie murphy, accepting the nation's top award for humor. >> he was honored at the kenennedy center last night with theheark twain prize. he did somethingnge's not done for nearar 30 years. standup. murphy surprised the crowd with an impersonation of bill cosby, pretendi to be the disgraced comedian, refusing to give back his award. >> a change of heart from murphy since turning down the chance to do cosby for the 40th anniversary special of "saturday night live." there was no bride or r oom at a recent wedding g ception. but the guests will alys remember it. >> this is cool. the dwayne family bookd their daughter's wedding at a high-end hotel. but days befefe, the groom called it off. >> boy, did this have a price tag. $35,000 nonrnrundable. instead of letting the reception
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go to waste, the dwaynes ditched the guest list and invited residents of a homeless shelter to enjoy the meal. what a great gesture. i love it. it's a great day for "star wars" fans. the hype m mhine is cranknkg up ahead of the new movie right about now. >> oh, looking forward to this one. the official theater poster was released. featured prominently were the likes of han solo, princess leia, and chewbacca. luke skywalker nowhere to be seen. >> interesting. and tonight, a new "star wars" trailer is released during half time of "monday night football." and tickets for opening night dedember 18th gon sale today. we should say "star wars" is a production of our parent company, disney. a death defying ride for a mountain bike competitor. he just set off on a qualifying round in the red bull rampage competition in utah when he lost control and tumbled down the side of a cliff. >> his helmet camera recorded what he saw as he fell. coming to rest on a lelee.
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he got back up and got back on the bike and finished the run. he didn't qualify for the final round. seeing what they had to deal with, it's amazing any of them
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our top stories this morning. donald trump and jeb bush going at it again. this time, trump claiming 9/11 may not have happened had he been president. challenging bush's claim that his brother kept the country safe. and bush firing baba with a new video. more violence in israel. a palestinian attacker killed an israeli soldier and wounded ten people. and israel hastily erected a wall between jewish and arab neighborhoods in east jerusalem, hoping to stop the attacks. up to nine inches of snow on the ground along parts of the great lakes this morning. temperatures in most of the east will be below average. but a warmup on ththway. and in today's weather. rain in the pacific northwest
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to arizona. we move on to an amazing story of survival. an army veteran in illinois recovering at home following his heroic intervention against a knife-wielding assailant. >> he says somommilitary training from decades ago helped him save a group of ildren. abc's david wright has the details. >> sending units to the library. >> reporter: at a public library in illinois, a violent attack by a man wielding at least two hunting knives. >> they do have the knives. he has cut another person who has a pretty good hand injury. >> reporter:9-year-old dustin brown allegedlburst into the room screaming, i'm going to kill some people. that's when he met his match. >> good morning. >> reporter: 75-year-old james vernon was teaching a chess class at the library. >> i thought first this is a really bad hallowewe prank. en i realized this was the real thing.
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this wasn't a prank. >> reporter: the army veteran put himself between the would-be >> i gave them the cue and they took the cue. just like little mice down the hole, they were gone. >> reporter: the children, ages 7 to 13, all escaped unharard. mom sandy rossi got out,t,oo. >> the kids were definitely afraid. >> reporter: vernon was all alone. the attacker turned on him. i blocked with the left hand. >> reporter: brown is now charged with attempted murder. he was already facing 22 counts of child pornography.. >> i thought maybe i could persuade him to just give up the whole idea and -- that wasn't to be. >> reporter: vernon's hand was slashed in the attack. he's expected to make a full recovery. at church -- >> take a moment, please. >> reporter: -- the congregation greeted him as a hero. david wrighthtabc news, new york. >> a hero as he should be greeted. >> way to go, vernon. his 76th birthday next week. and that's what's making
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morning america." have a fantastic start of the week, everyone. morning -- a taste of winter in mid october. up to nine inches of snow in some areas. and the coldest temperatures in we're tracking it all. a new battle brewing in the race for the white house. donald trump versus jeb bush. and who is to blame for those attacks. the back and forth playing out in a series of interviews and campaign videos. survival s sry. two people walking a ay from >> it was so fast. >> so fast.
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