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exact same room -- >> reporter: tim williams known as the trivago guy, slightly rumpled yet approachable. he's pitching good deals but it seems lots of people want to know what his deal is. >> i come from houston, texas. i made my way up to new york a long time ago to study acting. i worked on "my so-called life." i worked on "the sopranos." >> reporter: it's williams' commercial success that has women and men obsessing over his laid-back look that also comes with criticism. >> from doug. tuck in your shirt, you badly dressed trivago guy. enough? >> jimmy: are he joins the ranks of spokes people like progretsive insurance agent flo, the most interesting man in the world. face of one company. how does this guy from texas end up as the trivago front man? he moved to germany. >> my agents here in new york
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are like, are you crazy? you don't speak german! i said, i do, i will, i don't speak but i'll learn it because i've not to work. eventually i ended up on a television show. translates to "good times, bad times." i played an american rock star. and that's why i couldn't shave. i had to shoot on monday. i had to shoot triv after doing fittings we realized that, okay, none of the belts seem to be fitting the loops. so we went out without the belt. >> trivago instantly compares prices -- >> reporter: a happenstance wardrobe malfunction put him in the world of advertising elite. >> meryl streep said, you don't have to be famous, you just have to make your mother and father prod of you. thank you for watching abc news. tune into "good morning america" tomorrow. as always we're online 24/7 on
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and abcnews.com.captives not far from mosul. u.s. air strikes cleared the air. american and kurdish special forces troops expected to find just 20 hostages but they were stunned. they came across 70 and during an intense fight, as many as 20 isis fighters were killed. the americans we mentioned, the american we mentioned was wounded and unfortunately did later die. police in sweden are searching for a motive for a school attack that left a teacher and a student dead. the school is located within a large immigrant community. a 21-year-old man wearing a mask and wielding a sword entered yesterday and started slashing his four victims. in addition to those killed, another teacher and student were
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injured. the attacker was shot and kid by police. outrage growing over the latest police shooting that left a young black man dead. cory jones' family said prosecutors in florida told them the undercover officer never showed his badge and jones never fired his gun he was licensed to carry. he was shot three times by officer new man raja after his ramp. >> he called his big brother, cj. his brother offered 0 come and get him. he said no, i need my car because i have to perform in church with the choir the next morning. >> police say officer raja snapped to investigate what he believed was an abandoned car and was confronted by an armed man. he's now on paid leave. flash flood warnings in effect for north texas overnight as the region isit with the first rain in weeks. this was the scene at an rv park
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several travel trailers and rvs floating away and travel delays reported at lovefield in dallas. the morning's commute expected to be a major challenge. those rains do not look to be letting up soon. >> for the a lock look at the forecast including a major hurricane in the pacific, justin povick. good morning to you. >> thanks and good morning to you. heavy rainfall and dangerous flash flooding unfortunately, that returns to much of texas throughout the day into the overnight and also for the upcoming weekend. i'm very concerned from dallas to abilene, some spots here through the weekend could experience 6 to even 1 inches of rain. then we have dangerous hurricane patricia bending to the north. likely to strike the western be portion of mexico later on this afternoon. phillip and reena, back to you. >> thank you, justin. presidential candidate and new jersey governor chris christie is facing a lawsuit stemming from last year's ebola
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outbreak. a nurse is seeking a quart million dollars in damages. kaci hickox was quarantined after having contact with patients in west africa. she said she was illegally held in a tent against her will even though she had no symptoms. she says he was driven by politics, not health concerns. >> pitchmen of jared fogle are getting checks of $100,000 each. he pleaded guilty to gild an choose and is due to be sentenced next month. prosecutors say it's restitution is paid before the sentence is handed out. fogel faces a minimum of five years in prison. in the swiss alps, a camera captured the amazing moment when a giant chunk of rock broke off the side of a mount and thundered downhill. the site had been under observation for some time after instruments recorded significant erosion. as a precaution the village at the foot of the mountain was
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evacuated ahead of time. thankfully, nobody was injured. >> back here at home, a breaking news situation near austin, texas. ladies and gentlemen, there's a gang of emus on the loose. >> the four of them escaped their enclosure and there they were seen walking down the street in round rock, texas, yesterday afternoon. their names in case you come across them, emmitt, he's the big one. >> as in emmitt smith. >> there you go and the others as in hughey, dewey and louis. >> as in hughey and the news. >> there you go. you're on fire this morning. >> i'm on fire. had i my coffee. it's friday. we should say the names of the nephews of donald duck, hughey an dewey and lew u. police say they're considered highly dangerous and residents have been told to avoid them. efforts to get them back to their fenced in backyard will resume this morning. again folks, possibly armed and dangerous. do not feed them.
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lock your doors. >> hughey dewey and louie are not news. >> donald duck had nephews. >> it's been awhile. >> you clearly didn't watch duck tails. i'm going to get you a little episode of duck tails on youtube. >> need it. coming up next, distracted driving. > what we're finding out about those hands free devices. a new study says they're not as safe as we've been told. >> coming up in "the skinny," john travolta like never before. who he's playing in his big tv comeback role next year. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather, ought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate
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distracted driving has long been a growing danger on the roads. so for years, we've been told to use those hands free mobile devices behind the wheel. >> a new study is providing more evidence that hands free is not risk free. clayton sandell has more. >> near chicago, investigators say the driver of this car that ended up crushed under a big rig killing a passenger may have been texting. distracted driving is one of the biggest danger on the road. a new study said those hands freesds systems that are supposed to make us safer. >> calling dell read. >> can themselves be highly distracting. > oh, my gosh, i guess that is a stop sign. >> aaa tested about a dozen hands free systems. chevys rated a mild distraction. siri on the iphone rated high. the mazda 6 very high. chevy and mazda did not return our calls. apple declined to comment. distractions don't stop when you
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hang up. >> aaa found hands free technologies can keep distracting you up to half a minute longer, enough time to drive three football fields going only 25 miles an hour. >> hands hands free isn't rick free and can lead to levels of i distract that are unsafe. >> researchers say keep your eyes on the road and for that 27 seconds your brain, too. clayton sandell, abc news, denver into put the cell phone inside the glob come partment to drive these days. >> it sure is really, really distracting and dangerous. >> when we come back, john travolta's big division comeback. >> and justin bieber putting sorry to a song. "the skinny" up next.
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>> okay. welcome back. time for the skinny. topping our headlines this morning, a sneak peek eight television comeback that has our jaws dropping. it was pretty good. >> he's come a long way from vinnie barb rin know and even edna turn blat. john travolta playing an attorney, robert shapiro. he sits down with cuba gooding as o.j. simpson in the latest teaser for ""american crime story."" >> anytime that i take on a new criminal case, i always ask
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now, i won't be judgmental. so -- >> wow. of course, they cut away just before he asked gooding, simpson, the big question whether he killed his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ronald goldman and robert kardashian played by david swimmer. >> wow. riveting. as you can see, travolta, he just nails it as shapiro. "american crime story," the people versus o.j. simpson will be premiere in february on fx. up next, justin bieber certainly full of surprises these days. >> the singer just dropped a video for his single "sorry" off of his upcoming album "purpose." a day earlier than he promised. he based the lyrics seems to be all about her. of course. selena gomez. he's begging for a second chance
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one more shot at forgiveness >> interestingly enough, we never see himself of him in the video. his new album will drop in full on november 13th. >> this is like justin timberlake and britney spears all over again. that whole saga from the last generation. >> who else has a flu good music video out? gwen stefani, people are saying also about her ex- >> got to check that one out. another major singer making headlines had morning. >> following up on a story we brought you earlier this week. today an did he is expected to release the first single for her upcoming album "25." we heard a tiny snippet of that single on british television "hello" which we dropped over the weekend. hello, it's me i was wondering if after all these years you'd like to meet >> for a second though, i said hello and i thought she was
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going to say is it me you're looking for. i was like wait a minute. >> haul and oats. >> adele just joinedinstagram yesterday and announced her upcoming album will drop on november 20th. >> finally, the world of professional sports intersecting with hollywood. >> actor rin diesel revealed his 7-year-old daughter is taking judo lessons from ufc champ ronda rousey. >> diesel met her on set of "fast and furious" and it seems to be paying off. he told fox sports that thanks to her anti-ronda, his daughter is an orange belt with stripes in zwrud doe. >> he says he wants his daughter one day to be able to protect herself and be able to say no means no. don't mess with this girl.
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political theater both on the campaign trail and on capitol hill. >> and we all enjoyed a trip back to the future. and here now is our weekly "friday rewind." >> i cannot and i will into the o not give up my family time. i may not be on the road as often as previous speakers but i pledge to try and make up for it with more time communicating our vision, our message. >> it may very well be that that process by the time we get through it, closes the window on mounting a realistic campaign for president. i've concluded it has closed. >> i'm not blaming george bush but i don't want yeb bush 0 say my brother kept us safe. >> does anybody actually blame my brother for the attacks on 9/11? if they do they're totally marginalizing our society. >> i would imagine i've thought more about what happened than all of you put together. i've lost more sleep than all of
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i have been racking my brain about what more could have been done into any attack against a house of faith is an attack on our freedom as americans which we all hold dear. and all americans should be concerned into i cannot imagine being the father of little lilly and to have your child in your hands under such circumstances. >> police officers murdered in 11 months. that's about as bad as it gets. >> the lady who got hit was talking about. she was going, he hit in my head and choked me and she was really emotional. >> smile. >> what is this? >> this is -- i'm taking a selfie with you guys. this is how we document important life events now. >> those stories about what happened happened. >> it's true.
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>> oh, what a week pore "star wars." some people find the title of the force wakens a little blasphemous because some people are saying the force never sleeps. how can you say it awakens? >> they've got to find instinct. >> it's wakening the franchise after all these years. there's going to be two more movies after this one. how do i put my name in for a walk-on role for star wars"? >> there's still two more to be done? >> do you have j.j. abrams e-mail on your computer? >> we can check it out. december 17th, that's when we can check it out. >> more news coming up. this is abc's "world news
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two decades. good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> aim reena ninan with the top headlines that we're following this morning on republicans.
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generally good marks following her marathon session before the house benghazi committee. some of the most heated moments during the 11-hour hearing were between republicans and democrats on the panel. details ahead. congressman paul ryan officially enters the race for speaker of the house. that comes after ryan got support from three key groups including hard line conservatives in the house. the election is next week. homeland security officials say top secret two secret service agents were found asleep at their recent posts in months one at the white house. details straight ahead. and forecasters are calling hurricane patricia potentially catastrophic as it heads for mexico's central coast. the category 5 hurricane is set to make landfall later today. those are some of our top stories on this friday, october
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hello. we begin this half hour with that shocking report about the secret service officers found asleep on the job, including one at the white house. >> and now homeland security officials are warning overworked agency employees could pose a serious security risk. ears abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: sleeping on the job. not the words you want associated with the secret service. two uniformed officers were caught napping in august. one while on duty at a foreign diplomat's resident. the other at the white house. a new inspector general management alert says inadequate staffing and scheduling may pose an immediate or potential danger to u.s. secret service officers and those whom they protect. >> this should be a wakeup call to the secret service. you cannot have officers and agents working the l lg, long hours that they are. >> reporter: the secret service officers, and only them, were at fault. both were disciplined. but the latest revelation comes
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on the heels of a recent disclosure that secret service agents had been rifling through the employment files of congressman jason chaffetz and were contemplating embarrassing him. all this after that fence jumper got inside the white house, this following a prostitution scandal. after successfully protecting the pope, the secret service was hoping to turn the page from negative headlines to more positive coverage. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. this morning's other big story, plenty of reaction to that 11-hour hearing into the benghazi attacks. hillary clinton taking questions for most of the time with the occasional break for water, even a cough drop at one point. republicans on the committee trying to turn over new information highway democrats called it all political theater. >> thisnvestigation is about four people who wereilled representing our country on foreign soil. >> you know, are i would imagine i've thought more about what happened than all of you put together.
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i've lost more sleep than all of you put together. >> you tell the american people one thing, you tell your family an entirely different story. why didn't you just speak plain to the american people? >> well, congressman, there was a lot of conflicting information that we were trying to make sense of. the situation was fluid, it was fast-moving. > republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton'sresidential campaign. >> why don't i just tell the court i turned over everything. >> you know how lawyers are, this he use more words than perhaps they need. >> trust me i know that and they charge you every one of them. >> i'm well aware of that, and the clock is ticking. >> well. >> it was a brief moment of levity there and the hearing was winding down last night. 11 hours, that's a long time. the investigation by the house actually cost taxpayers $5 million. i was impressed all she needed was cough drops and water.
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>> pure attrition right there. but she able to hold up okay. >> seems like it. about. for the first time, the u.s. has against isis. it happened during a mission in iraq. >> u.s. special operations forces helped raid an isis compound and were surprised by who they found inside. abc's martha raddatz has the >> reporter: it was a daring mission as bold as it was complicated. saving dozens of those isis hostages facing imminent mass execution. under cover of darkness, five american helicopters ferry kurdish special forces and 30 u.s. advisers to a prison camp in hawija, not far from the isis stronghold of mosul. u.s. air strikes cleared roads and surrounding buildings to prevent isis reinforcements. on the ground, rescuers expected to find 20 kurdish hostages but were stunned to come across 70.
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an intense firefight erupted and while the americans were not there officially in a combat rowe, they were forced to jump in as the battle raged. as many as 20 isis fighterss were killed, but an american service member was wounded and later died. the first u.s. combat death since the fight against isis began last year. >> they have the right to defend themselves, those u.s. forces but this was the a unique circumstance. >> reporter: all the hostages were safely rescscd. five isis terrorists were taken into custody and morn intelligence was reportedly recovered. the raid is raising questions though about the role of u.s. troops in iraq who were not meant to engage in combat as president obama has stated many times. >> these american forces will not have a combatmissssn. we w wl not get dragged into another ground war in iraq. >> martha raddatz, dubai. >> i an tough commute ahead for
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drivers in north texas. flash flood warnings are posted after the first rain to hit the area in a month and a half. this was the scene at an rv park in rankin. severara travel trailers and rvs flowing away. air travel delays were tarting to build up in the dallas area. more rain is forecasted for the region. >> for a look at this weekend, let's turn to accuweather's justin povick. >> thanks. good morning to you, as well. as we go throughout the ytime hours a a even into the evening,g, an extremely concern about slow-moving heavy thunderstorms which will dump tremendous amounts of water from dallas fort worth south and west and before it's all said and done, we could have staggering rainfall amounts of 6 to even 12 inches. the drought's erased but we are concerned about some extremely dangerous flooding. phillip and reena,ack to you. >> thank you so much. ing andyer and grief from the family of a black man who shot
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and killed by police in florida. he was waiting for help after his car broke down. his family now suggesting he had no way of knowing the man approaching was ananundercover officer here's abc's gio benitez >> reporter: questions from the family of corey jones, after an undercover officer shot and killed the musician. the family attorneys saying they spoke with prosecutors, who told them the officer never displayed a badge. that the musician himself never fired his gun, which was legally bought. and that jones was shot three times. so, why did officer nouman raja kill jones? >> he would not ever, ever, ever, ever, ever pull a gun on a police. >> reporter: the family, side-by-side thursday with their attorneys at a rally. they say jones was just waiting for a tow. >> he called his big brother, c.j. his brother offered to come and get him. >> reporter: police telling us officer raja's account. >> he stopped to investigate what he believed to be an abandoned vehicle. he was suddenly confronted by an
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diagnosis officer raja who was in an unmarked car ever identify himself as an officer? >> i need to know why. why is my son gone today? why? >> reporter: o oicer raja is now on paid leave. meanwhile, t state attorney won't confirm or deny the family's account, saying they are investigating. gio benitez, abc news, new york. some very special men and women who served in world war ii are finally getting their due receiving the congressional gold medal known as the monuments men whose story was told in the film by the same name starring matt damon, george clooney and cate blanchett among others. allied so woulds assigned to recover work stolen by the nazis. house speaker john boehner choked up talalng about their histsty. >> we getet to toaoa our hoes
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with freedom all over again. because knowing where we're from shows our children what they can be. >> the origigil group consisted of 350 men and women who worked as historians before the war. only six are still alive today. >> wow. >> there is some controversy surrounding a popular halloween costume. it's because it just might be too good. >> the costume is called the black invisible man with the lights on,ou see the light dressed head to toe in black. it's dark. he's invisible and kids are trick-or-treating at night. >> what's what conrned parents are saying. it is not safe to wear it on halloween wa night because they might not be seen by drivers and some are telling their kids who wear lighted necklaces as a safety precaution which would make sense. >> one of our producers said you should wrap them up in that reflective tape. >> that's just aar target.
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you could be used to identify identify bad parents there. >> oh ry? >> if you see the kid with the -- with that. >> it took me a second. >> well, they don't ca. they're like, well, put a necklace on, something. >> we might send you out with a go pro cam to find out the good parents and bad parents. >> look at me standing over here judging when i don't have kids. it just seems like -- >> i bet you would be a good daddy. >> i certainin would not letet them dress in all black and go have fun trick-or-treating in the streets, kids. see you tomorrow. that's the one thing i would not do. >> parenting advice from phillip men be na. coming up, someone who's becoming more visible. theory vague go gugu >> there he is. >> we're f fding more out this morning about this unorthodox spokesperson and why we can expect to see a lot more of him.
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yes, it is that time of year again when the snow starts coming down high in the colorado rockies. it forced the closure of interstate 70 for a couple of hours while up to 7 inches of snow fell in some areasas there. the slippe conditions forced trks to put chains on their wheels to increase traction into warning to drivers whose cars were recalled to fix air bag deflectors made by takata. get those repairs done soon or face a serious risk of death or injury. eight t ople have died and 9 others have been hurt because of inflaters that can explode with
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very serious warning there. quite a few americans looking to make a few extra bucks are increasingly seeking their homes as potential gold mines. i didn't know this was a possibility. >> but with more people than ever tidesing their homom online to p pspective short-tete tenants, how do you make your homestand out in the crowd? here's abc's mara schiavocampo. >> it's the stuff of dreams. making enough money renting out your house to quit your job and travel the world. this woman seems to be doing it, telling buzzfeed news she makes a staggering $60,000 a year. renting out her two-bedroom california condo on airbnb, enough money to fund trips to costa rica, buenos aires and more. unlike her, many are just trying to make ends meet. >> i'd like to get to the point i'm mortgage free so i can work on the debt i have. >> reporter: bet ski hall in
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spare bedroom on airbnb for $69 a night. so far not a lot of interest. >> mt gang is very expensive. so renting out helps secure the fact that if something did happen, then i still have some form of income. >> reporter: enter home makeover specialist kimball hills. >> i'm excited t t get going. >> r rorter: her first secret, it's all about the color. hill said classicd hughs like whit black and greenake a room pop. so we add an accent rug and cover up that dull brown couch adding color full throw pillows. >> i love it. >> reporter: next sell your spot. take what's unique aboutut your location and highlight it. betsy's home is close to the beach, a huge selling point. so kimba adds a tropical vacation theme are fresh flowers and beach themed light fixtures. we spent $500 on improvements and after a few hours of work, we turned that bedroom from this
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to this. >> oh, my gosh. this is a completely different place. >> i know. >> reporter: the final step, nail your ad. it's in sites like airbnb and i stopover.com thaha you rent your space. so did you know, airbnb will send a professional photographer to take pics for free. transforring betsy's online ad from this to this. airbnb's appraisers telling us betsy could now list her new room for up to $100 a night year. a nearly 45% bump. > teresting. >ll about themarketing. >> uh-huh. coming up, the actorimply known astory vague go guy. >> why is he the anti-sales man. stay with us. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. is hispanic. that means many of the future doctors who will care for us, the engineers
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abc worl the geniuses of madison avenue have preached for generations that the right spokesman can make or break a company or product. >> with that conventional wisdom is being turned upside down by one guy whose off beat appearance should have been a disaster for the online travel agency trivago. byron pitts has more. >> did you notice there's so many prices out there for the same room. >> tim williams is known as the trivago guy.
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it's movie time. and although it's the season of oscar bait, don't expect to see these twos films at any award shows. >> first up, "the last witch hunter," a supernatural action movie peeb starring vin diesel and elijah wood. diesel places a centuriri old immortal being whoho job is to hunt witches. a powerful witch queen who he defeats hundreds of years ago is resurrected hell bent on destroying humanity but needs the help of a young priest. >> get down! >> the critics taking it down, they are in agreement. this is no fast and furious was
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internationana equipping like its star the last witch hunter is big, overblown and frequently incomprehensible and tom huddleson of time-out says simply what an ugly idiotic mess this is. >> that is rough. rough. >> that's raw honesty. that's what they think. >> next up, "rock the kaz ba." starring legendary bill murray. he plays a washed up rock manager who is dumped by his last client while on a uso tour in afghanistan, he looks to revibe his career after he discovers a taker with a golden voice and a dream to become the first demail in an afghaninian gan television show. bruce willis, kate hudson show up to help fulfill her dream. but it's murray's character who needs the help. >> private. >> yeah. >> oh. sure. sure.
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>> kind of nervous. probably your first hostage rescue, huh? >> yes, sir. >> there. >> no, i can get that one. thank you. >> wow. i never seen anything like this before, sir. good for you. >> we, it's wartime, son. >> here's the unfortunate part. even with au star cast it couldn't swayy the critics. they've pummeled this one with sam wolf of we've got this covered saying it's a "dreadful excuse for a comedy that will make you question your faith in bill murray." no. and case i jar min of william met week adds this isn't so much
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>> i don't care. this morning on "world news now," marathon grilling. >> hillary clinton's benghazi hearing on capitol hill.
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lasting 11 hours. heated moments between republicans and democrats. plus, how it might affect clinton's run for the white house. the daring mission to rescue hostages taken by isis. the first american soldier is killed in the fight against the islamic state. details just aheade intense rush to stop an imminent mass execution. and disturbing new details in the case of the toddler left looked up in daycare facility. firefighters breaking down the doors to find a baby girl. w could this have happened? >> and fright fest. a roundup of the best movie tosses get you in the halloween spirit from the latest to the classics, rotten tomatoes is here with the best on demand options if you dare. it's freaky friday, october 23rd. project abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. on this friday, i'm phillip mena. >> i'm reena ninan.
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unbelievable, 11 hours after it began, the benghazi hearing finally wrapped up late last night. >> a confident hillary clinton answering questions for much of that time and at other times, watching as the committee members squabbled among themselves. abc's kenneth moton watched it unfold on capitol hill. >> an intense and dramatic day on capitol hill. >> and here's basically what happened to their requests. they were torn up. >> well, that's just not true. >> reporter: she held her groun againsns account house select compmpte investigating thehe terrorist attack on a a.s. diplomaticost in benghazi. republicans questioned clinton for hours about what was done before, during and after the attack that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> madame secretary, are i understand there already people frankly in both party who have suggested that t ts investigation is aboutyou. let messure you it is not. >>'ve lost more sleep than all of you put together. i have been racking my brain
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been what more could have been done. >> republicans were also focused on clinton's advisor and friend sidney blumenthal whose e-mails reached clinton but ambassador t. >> i can only tellou that i know a number of requests were fulfilled. and some were not. >> that republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton's presidential campaign. >> reporter: late thursday night, clinton walked out of the day long grilling as she gross from the hot seat back to the campaign trail. >> thank you all very much. >> what's next for this house committee? it will write a final report on the attacks sometime over the next year and before the presidential election. reena and phillip. >> thank you so much. also on capitol hill, wiscocoin congressssn paul ryan has ficially entered the race for speaker of the house. the former vice presidential nominee will face elections in
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gop meeting on wednesday and on the house floor on thursday. given the support he's gotten so far, his election is likely. >> in iraq the first american casualty to report in n e fight against isis. it happened durinin a raid that savedhe lives of dozens of captives. rhat raid took place not far from the isis strong hold of mosul. a u.s. air strike cleared the area to prevent isis reinforcements american and kurdish special forces troops expected to find just 20 hostages but were stunned to come across 70 during an intensifier fight. as many as 20 isis fighters were killed and that american we mentioned was wounded and later died. and these stunning images are from the suburbs of damascus, syria shot from a drone and shown the massive scale of the destruction in rebel-held areas done from years ofattle a ainst syrian government forces. fighting has been going on since 2013. the area shown is just a few
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bashar assad's palace. a shocking report has revealed at least two secret service officers were found an leap on the job one at the white house. homelandened security investigators say it's not entirely their fault blaming fatigue from traral and long working hours. they warn unless things change, overworked agents pose a significant security risk. president obama vetoed a sweeping $600 billion defense policy bill heating up the battle with republicans over federal spending. the president agrees with pouring more money into defefse programs but insists domestiti spending m mt go up at the same time. in a rare oval office ceremony, the president accused republicans of resorting to gimmicks and blocking changes needed to address modern security threats. >> we have repeatedly put forward a series of reforms and eliminating programsshat the pentagon doeoe not want. congress keeps on stepping them back in. >> the president also objects to
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shut down the prison in guantanamo bay, one of his top priorities. house republicans are vowing to override the veto but if they can't get enough votes, they'll have to revise the bill or try to settle the l lge budget dispute. the sususct in n e shooting of an albuquerque police officer is facing federal charges because he was a felon carrying a gun. devon lie man was found a few hours after of the shooting still wearing a handcuff on one wrist following an altercation with the officer. the officer facing more surgery is in critical but stable condition. and we're learning new details about the new mexico man charged with shoing a 4-year-old girl to death in a case of road rage. as ryan owens reports, this is not his first brush with the law. >> do you have any questions about anything i've said? >> no, sir. >> reporter: those are the only two words uttered by theheccused killer o o4-year-old lilly garcia, but the judge had plenty totoay to tony torrez. >> this is possibly one of the most wanton and atrocious acts as alleged, i think, in the history of this city. >> reporter: in court,
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violent criminal history, which includes another arrest for road rage. court documents show he pulled a gun on a driver in 2006. that case was dismissed. >> the daughter is not conscious. >> reporter: the criminal l complaint details how prosecutors s lieve the accused murderer cut off the family's pickup truck. lilly's father then threw up his hands and called him a name. a chase ensued with torrez allegedly firing four shots. >> first time that you met her, she would grab your heart. she's going to be missed by a lot of people. >> reporter: p pice say torrez has confessed, and they appear to have plenty of evidence, including the gun used to kill lilly. they say they found it at his home. ryan owens, abc news, albuquerque, new mexico. >> gnc is being sued accused of selling supplemenen made with illegall ingredients. oregon claimsshe chain knkningly sold supplements spiked with s synthetic drugs.
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seattle won it 20-3. it was the fourth straight win against their division rivals. but yeah, marshawn lynch everybody's favorite. >> beast mode apparently. 122 yards despite vomiting on sideline. >> did you really? i missed that. >> is that right, jack? back me up here. >> that's what you read. we were too busy preparing into too much skittles finally caught up to him. >> those rainbow flavors what things they do to you on the sidelis. >> he's the only one that could vopt on the sidelines and it's still cool. the only guy. that's mar shawn. week 7, football is back. >> football is back. we love our football. >> coming up -- >> looked like they were returning to normal. >> seaeale returning to normal. >> oh, there you go. they're going to make a run for super bowl again? >> very eb last night. >> back to back super bowls. they have a losing record right now. >> maybe they'll go to britain. coming up, the shocking discovery that he an father made
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after arriving at a daycare facility. his toddler left locked ins au by herself. what police think may have actually happened. >> and ter. >> i'm senior editor of tomatoes. it's scary movie season. we have four good movie options if you love a little fear. yeah, halloween is on the list but can you think of three more? you're watching "world news now." we do? i ok the trash out. "halloween is on the list but can you think of three more? you're watching "world news now."" is on the list but can you think of three more? you're watching "world news now."n. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it onlnlcovers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay and could really save you out-of-pocket medical costs. call now. with a medicare supplement plan,
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getting airst look at a student at a high school in durham, north carolina, being tased by officers. the student had been asked to leave the school after being suspended but he refused after he struck an officer in the head, a taser wassed to t te him down. the local sheriff called it an appropriate level of force for a volatile situation. the student is fine. we're hearing more details this morning about that daycare center in chicago under investigation for reportedly lockckg up for the day and leaving a a 1-year-old girl behind. >> absolutely horrifying. the little girl's father was frantic, called police who had to force their way inside.
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breaking down the door of thth chicago day care, desperately trying t treach a baby girl locked inside. her frantic father recording it >> journee? >> it was pitch black and, like, the police had the flashlight down and the only thing i could see was my baby crawling on the floor. [ crying ] >> reporter: 1-year-old journee's dad reportedly ararving 15 minutes before their official closing, fifiing the doors locked. >> my heart dropped. i was just glad that she was okay0 >> reporter: the center now being investigated by authorities. we've seen it before. earlier this year, this houston father smashing a window at his the 10-month-old left inside on his own. that center calling it a terrible accident. little journee's mom saying the daycare workers told her they mistook her child for a doll. the facility hasn't returnededur calls for comment. ing.
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>> it's so upsetting for little kids. she's is 1-year-old. when they're left alone it's terrifying to be left alone in the dark but the fact she was there without anyone makes you rethink schools and daycares that if thihi could happen to her, what else could happen across the country. >> i'm sure it was even more terrifying for the parents at that age. maybe 3 or 4, maybe the kid would figure it out at that point. 1 years owed, you're so vulnerable. i can't imagineeing the parent. this is not the end. thisiss not the endnd of this. i'm sure there will be -- we'll be hearing more. >> take a look at your facilitieser from. coming up in our next half hour, what you may not have known about distracted driving. >> those hands freeevices may be more day, than you think. what a new study is now telling us. >> first we're rampingng up to hahaoween and scary movie season time. kendis gibson sat down with grae
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to connect with experts and other caregivers. totother we can better care for ourselveses and the ones we love. there's definitely a nip in the air and the leaves are turning and that, of course, means one thing. it's prime season for checking out our favorite scary movies but in addition to the obvious halloween clacks there are quite a few new movies out there that should be making your personal play lists. joining us now i i rotten tomatoes senior ed door grae drake. thank you for being here with us. >> thbnk you. >> i'm a big fan of scary movies. >> so am i. i love any excuse to leap into people's laps. >> you don't need a nice little picker upper. >> get in therer >> we'llll do that first.
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>> so on the website, we have 75 of the best reviewed horror movies ever. right? and i was really surprised at what ended up being 75th. >> okay. >> as in the scariest or -- >> as in like the bottom of our list and it just tells you how fantastic all of f e films actually are because if this is our last one, then it's a solid list. >> where do you want to start. >> the movie "the conjuring." >> i've seen this movie. >> that just came out with patrick wilson based on a true story. it is not for the faint of heart or anyone buying real estate. within the next time period because this family moves into a house and it's super haunted. >> it's based on a true story. >> a lot like amityville horror except different family, different house. same paranormal researchers. >> okay. >> that helpepe out this poor family.
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>> there's a lot of clangs on list, too. you can't like have a conversation about scary movies without talking about "halloween," "carrie" "the shining." hose e those are in the 40s and fits on the list. >> what are the ones you would y have been missed by many folks in more recent years perhaps? >> one of the best scary mies that i've ever seen is the bobad oo ok. this single mom and her son has behavioral problems. that's a true to lifee setup. and her is really terrified of the bogeyman. a book mysteriously slows up at their house. >> boom. >> you think oh great, a book. literacy, this is wonderful. your child's going to read and be really smart. no, donon r rd thebook. don't read it. it's so scary.
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>> "it follows" is another new film that came out recently starring mike ca monroe. an interesting new actress and it's spectacular. >> i'm curious about it follows. the reviews on rotten tomatoes were great. i downloaded i i and watched the first few minutes. it was kind of gory and i was out. is that a theme? >> you'r done. it doesn't get any better from there. just leave it. and what was really centering is the number one best reviewed critics. >> i could only imagine. >> go back in tte. it's an old one. >> was it in black and white. >> psycho." >> good guess. >> but wrong. >> it's not. garry. >> of course, that one. who doesn't have that one. what the heck is that? 20. d it is one of the scariest movies that you'll ever see because it's about a hypnotist
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essentially has a form of sleep walking as a disorder to murder people for him. >> interesting. >> it's one of the most important films stylistically that led a german movement called expressionism. it+s beautiful to look at. it'scallying and it will give you nightmares from 1920. >> is it a talkie? >> no. >> they're all scary words. >> i can imagine. thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> nowe're scared. >> weaea terrified. i'm going to jp in your lap. >> but you might like it. thanks grae. senior editor of rodden tomatoes and co-host of the fall movie movie preview on the reelzchannel. you're watching "world news now." no, really. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan.
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congress battle it out over benghazi and politics as hillary clinton stays calm. the 11-hour hearing by the numbers just ahead. >> washed out. happening now,he flash flooding threat in north texas as the region braces for up to ten inches of rain. homes washed away and storms even threatening the current quest for the world series. and new this half hour, also in texas, cops on the lookout. >> for a group of four escapees. the emus, yes emus still on the loosos overnight. and we're getting a sneak peek at john travolta's comeback to the small screen. can you guess who he's portraying in the upcoming fx series ""american crime story"" in the it's friday, october 23rd. >rom abc news, this is "world news now".
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>> we have emus and john travolta to get to. hillary clinton is back on the campaign trail this morning benghazi committee. >> and clinton the c cirman of there. p.m. eastern. talk about marathon hearing. before that hours of very moments. can abc's jonathan carl reports from capitol hill. >> hillary clinton was all smiles as she came before the committee that she's accuses of being on a partisan witch hunt with huge crowds lininghe hallways outside from the start the republican chairman was defensive. >> madame secretary, i understand. >> there are people frankly in both party who have suggested that this investigation is about you. let me assure you it is not and let me assure you why it not. this investigation is about four people who were killed reprprenting our country on foreign soil.
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>> and the top democrat on the attack. >> republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton's presidential campaign. >> republicans released a never seen before e-mail mrs. clinton wrote on the very night of that deadly attack at benghazi. it was addressed to diaia reynolds, the name she used for e-mail sent to her daughter chelsea. two of our officers were killed in benghazi by an al qaeda linked group. that's quite different than what the obama administration said in the days after the attack that killed four americans including and bass door chris stevens that it was a spontaneous protest over an anti-isismic video that grew vivient. >> you tell the american people one thing, you tell your family an entirely different story. why didn't you just speak plain to the american people? >> well, congressman, there was a lot of conflicting information that we were trying to make sense of. the situation was very fluid. it was fast-moving. > republicans also demanding to know why the state department t
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had denied s seral request requests for moror security i i the monthth before the attack. >> can you not for why that is, why we have increasing requests and yet no increase in security? >> well, congressman, i can only tell you that i know a number of requests were fulfilled. and some were not. >> mrs. clinton took responsibility for what happened as she has in the past. >> i would imagine i've thought more about what happened than all of you put together. i've lost more sleep thanll of you put together. i have been racking my brain about what more could have been done. >> republicans came with printouts of clinton's e-mails related to lynnia and asked why there were so few in the months before the attack i ilying that she was not p ping attention. >> libya, benghazi, c cis stevens, the staff there, they seem to fall off your radar in 2012 and the situation is getting much worse. >> well, congresswoman, i did not conduct most of the business that i did on behalf of our
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i conducted it in meetings. i read massive amounts of memos, great deal of classified information. i made a lot of secure phone calls. i was in and out of the white house all the time. >> and again and again, republicans pressed her about her e-mails from her old friend sidney blumenthal. >> help us understand how sidney blumenthal had that kind of access to you, madame secretary, but the ambassador did not. >> that line of queststning made democrats furious as the two sides started fighting with each other. >> the whole truth and nothing but the whole truth. that's what we want to have. let the world see it. >> why is it that you only want mr. blumenthal's transcript released. >> they went at it. hngt just looked on. if republicans were hoping to draw blood with this hearing, they cannot really succeed. in the face of questioning, hillary clinton was calm, sober and substantive and when republicans tried to engage her in political fights, she didn't take the bait. jonathan carl, abc news, capitol
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hill. hillary clinton did get three breaks during the hearings, each one about an hour long. so that means she spent more than eight hours before the panel. the word e-mail was mentioned near 300 times and the committee has interviewed 54 witnesses with more to come. so far the committee's investigation has cost taxpayers just under $5 million. a major political boost for republican presidential rsh candidate ben carson. one poll shows that he's a fronts runner iowa. the latest quinnipiac poll shows carson with 28% of the iowa vote, that's eight points ahead of donald trump. marco rubio 13% it, ted cruz 13% was trump slipping to second. >> one of the longest and most sophisticated drug smuggling tunnels has been discovered between the u.s. and mexico. authorities seized 12 tons after marijuana and arrested nearly two dozen people. 2400 foot tunnel connected warehouses in san diego ante wanna.
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it was lit, ventilated and equipped with a rail system. the arrests were the result of simultaneous sting operations in both countries. in iraq, the first american casualty to report in the fight against isis. it happened during a raid that saved the lives of dozens of captives. that took place not far from the isis strong hold of mosul. u.s. air strikes cleared the air to prevent isis reinforcements. american and kurdish special forces troops expected to find just 20 hostages but they were stunned. they came across 70. as many as 20 isis fighters were killed. american we mentioned was wounded and unfortunately did later die. we have breaking in us from nashville where one person has been killed in a shooting on the campus of tennessee state university. two others are hospitalized from the incident. metro nashville police say that that shooting happened around 11:00 p.m. last night from an apparent dispute over a dice game in an outdoor courtyard.
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we'll bring you more details as soon as we get them. >> outrage is growing this morning over the latest police shooting that left a young black man dead. cory jones' family said prosecutors in palm beach county florida, told him the undercover officer never showed his badge and jones never fired his gun which i was licensed to carry. the 31-year-old musician was shot three times by officer noumananaja after his car broke down on a highway ramp. >> he called his big brother, cj. his brother offered to come and get him. he said no, i really need my car because i have to perform in church with the choir the next morning. >> police say officer raja stopped to investigate what he believed was an aabandoned car andonfronted by an armed man. he's now on paid leave. flash flood warnings are in effect for north texas overnight ashe region is hit with the first rain in weeks. this was the scene at an rv park
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several travel trailers and rvs floating away and travel delays were reported a a love fieldld in dallas. the morning's commute expected to be a major challenge. and those rains do not look to be letting up anytime soon. >> for a look at the forecast including a major hurricane in the pacific, let's head over to accuweather, justin povick. good morning to you. >> thanks. good morning to you. heavy rainfall and dangerouou flash flflding. unfortunately, that returns to much of texas throuout thehe day into the overnight and also for i'm very concerned from dallas to abilene. some spots here through the weekend could experience six to even 12 inches of rain. then we have dangerous hurricane patricia bending to the north. likely to strike the western portion of mexico later on this afternoon. phillip and reena, back to yo >> thank you, justin. presidential candidate and new jersey governor chris christie is facing a lawsuit
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a nurse is seeking a quarter million dollars in damages. kaci hickox was quash teens after having contact with ebola patients in africa. she said she was i iegally held in a tent against her will even though she had no symptoms. she said he was driven by fear and politics, not public health concerns. ten sex abuse victims of jared fogle are getting checks of $100,000 each. fogel pleaded guilty to child abuse and sex crime charges and due to be sentenced next month. prosecutors say it's rare that restitution is paid before the sentence is handed out. he faces a minimum of fe years in prison. in the swiss alps, a camera capted the amazing moment when a giant chunk of rock broke off the side of a mountain and thundered downhill. the sight site had been under observation for some time after instruments recorded signinicant erosion. as a precaution the village at the foot of the mountain was
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thankfully, nobody was injured. well, back here at home, a breaking news situation near austin, texas. ladies and gentlemen, there's a gang of emus on the loose. >> yep, the four of them they escaped their enclosure. they were seen walking dowow the street in round rock their names emmitt. >> as in emmitt smith. >> exactly. there you go. >> and the others as in hughey, dewey and louis. >> oh. as in hughey and the news. >> there you go. you're on fire this morning. >> i had my coffee. itit friday. >> w w should say the names of the nephews of donald duck, hugh i, dewey and louis. they're considered highly dangerous and residents have been told to avoid them, not to feed them. efforts to get them back to their fenced in backyard will resume this morning. again, folks, possibly armed and dangerous. do not feed them. lock your doors.
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roads. so for years, we've been told to use those hands free mobile devices behind the wheel. >> a new study is providing more evidence that hands free is not exactly risk free. abc's clayton sandell las more. >> near chicago, investigators say the driver of this car that ended up crushed under a big rig killing a passenger may have been texting. distracted driving is one of the biggest dangers on the road. but a new aaa study says those hands free systems that are supposed to make us safer -- >> can themselves be highly > oh, my gosh, i guess that is a stop sign. >> aaa tested about a dozen hands freeeeystems. chevys rated a mild distraction. siri on the iphone rated high. the mazda 6 very high. chevy and mazda did not return our calls. apple declined to comment. most surprising, the study found distractions don't stop when you >> aaa found hands free
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technologies can keep distracting you up to half a nute longer, enough h me to drive three football fieldld going only 25 miles an hour. >> hands free isn't risk free and using your voice to try to interact with the systems can lead to levels of distraction that are unsafe. >> researchers say keep your eyes on the road and for that 27 seconds your brain, too. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> you've gogo to put the cell phone inside the glove compartment to drive these days. >> it sure is really, really distracting and dangerous. >> when we come back, john travolta's big television comeback. >> and justin bieber putting sorry to a song. "the skinny" up next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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skinny, so skinny >> okay. welcome back. time for the skinny. topping our headlines this morning, a sneak peek at a television comeback that has our jaws dropping. it was pretty good. >> he's come a long wawafrom vinnie barbarino and even edna turnblad. talking about, of course, john travolta. he's playing an attorney, robert shapiro. he sits down with cuba gooding as o.j. simpson in the latest teaser for "american crime story." >> anytime that i take on a new criminal case, i always ask the client a questioio
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so -- >> wow. of course, they cut away just before he asked gooding, simpson, the big question whether he killed his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ronald goldman and robert kardashiananoing to be played by david d hwimmer. >> wowow riveting. as you can see, travavta, he just nails it as shapiro. "american crime story," the people versus o.j. simpson will be premierebruary on fx. up next, justin bieber certainly full of surprises these days. >> the singer just dropped a video for his single "sorry" off of his upcoming album "purpose." a day earlier than he promised. he based the lyrics seems to be all about her, of course. always about her. selena gomez. he's begging for a second chance in one of the verses.
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>> interestingly enough, we never actually see bieber himselelin the video. his new album "purpose" will op in full on november 13th. >> this is like justin timberlake and britney spears all over again. that whole saga from the last generation. >> who else has a new good music video out? gwen stefani, people aaying also about h h ex. >> got to check that one out. > another major singer making headlines this morning. >> following up on a story we brought you earlier this week. today adell is expected to release the first single for her upcoming album "25." we heard a tiny snippet of that single on british television "hello" which she dropped over the weekend. hello, , 's me i was wondering if after all these years you'd like to meet >> for a second there, i said hello and i thought she was
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looking for. i was like wait a minute. >> haul and oates. yesterday and d nounced her upcoming album will drop on november 20th. >> finally, the world of professional sports intersecting with hollywood. >> actor vin diesel has revealed that his 7-year-old daughter is taking judo lessons from none other than ufc champ ronda rousey. >> diesel met heet of to be paying off. he told fox sports that thanks totoer auntie ronda, his daughter is an orange belt with stripes in judo. >> he says he wants his daughter one day to be able to protect herself and be able to say no means no. don't mess with this girl. coming up, too much politics for one week. we'll be back.girl.
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for political theater both on the campaign trail and, of course, on capitol hill. back to the future. and here now is our weekly "friday rewind." >> i cannot and i will not give up my family time. i may not on the road as often as previous speakers but i pledge to try and make up for it with more time communicating our vision, our message. >> it may very well be that that process by the time we get through it, closes t t window on mounting a realistic campaign for president. i've concluded it has closed. >> i'm not blaming george bush but i don't want jeb bush to say my brother kept us safe. >> does anybody actually blame my brother for the attacks on 9/11? if they do they're totally marginalizing our society. >> i would imagine i've thought more about what happened than all of you put together. i've lost more sleep than all of
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you put together. have i been racking my brain about what more could have been done. >> any attack against a house of faith is an attack on our freedom as americans which we all hold dear. and all americans should be >> concerned. >> i cannot imagine being the father of little lilly and to have your child in your hands under such circumstances. >> four police officers murdered in 11 months. that's about as bad as it gets. >> the lady who got hit was talking about it. she was going, he hit me in my head and choked me, and she was really emotional. >> smile. >> what is this? >> this is -- i'm taking a selfie with you guys. this is how we document important life events now. >> those stories about what happened. >> it's true. all of it. >> oh, what a week for "star wars"
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wars". you know, some people find the title of the force awakens a little flas blasphemous because some people in line are saying the force never sleeps. how can you say it awakens? >> they've gototo find someththg. >> it's wakening the franchise after all these years. there's goininto be two more movies after this one. how do i put my name in for a walk-on role for "star wars"? >> there's still two more to be done >> do you have j.j. abrams e-mail on yo computer? >> we can check it out. december 18th. that's when we can check it out. >> more news coming up. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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two decades. good morning. >> good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> i'm reena ninan with the top
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headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." >> hillary clinton getting generally good marks. some of the most heated moments during the 11 hour hearing were between republicans and democrats on the panel. details aheaea >> congressman paul ryan officially enters the race for speaker of the house. that comes after ryan got support from the three key groups including hard line conservatives in the house. election is next week. >> homeland security officials say top secret two the secret service agents were found asleep at their recent posts in months. one at thehite house. details raight ahead. and forecasters are calling hurricane patricia potentially catastrophic as it heads for hex co's central coast. category 5 hurricane is set to make landfall near puerto have a yart ta later today. those are some of our t t storieie on this friday, october
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hello. we begin this half hour with that shocking report about the secret service officers that were found asleep on the job including one at the white house. >> and now homeland security officials are warning that overworked agency e eloyees could pose a serious security sk. here's pierre thomas. >> reporter: sleeping on the job. not the words you want associated with the secret service. two uniformed officers were caught napping in august. one while on duty at a foreign diplomat's resident. the other at the white house. a new inspector general management alert says inadequate staffing and scheduling may pose an immediate or potential danger to u.s. secret service officers and those whom they protect. >> this should be a wakeup call to the secret service. you cannot have officers and agents working the long, long hours that they are. >> reporter: the secret service objects, saying the sleeping officers, and only them, were at fault. both were disciplined. but the latest revelation comes on the heels of a recent disclosusu that secret servicece
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agents had b bn rifling through the employment files of congressman jason chaffetz and were contemplating embarrassing him. all this after that fence jumper got inside the white house, this following a prostitution scandal. after successfully protecting the pope, the secret service was hoping to turn the page from negative headlines to more positive coverage.e. pierre thomama abc news, washington. this morning's other big story, plenty of reaction to that 11-hour hearing into the benghazi attacks. hillary clinton taking questions for most of the time with the occasional break for water, even a cough drop at one point. republicans on the committee trying to turn over new information while democrats cacaed it all political theater. >> this investigation is about four people who were killed representing our country on foreign soil. >> you know, i would imagine happened than all of you put together. i've lost more sleep than all of you put together.
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>> you tell the american people one thing, you tell your family an entirely different story. why didn't you just speak plain to the american people? >> well, congressman, there was a lot of conflicting information that we were trying to make sense of. the situation was very fluid. it was fast-moving. > republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton's presidential campaign. >> why don't i just tell the court i turned over everything. >> you know how lawyers are, they use more words perhaps than they need. >> trust me, i know that and they charge you for every one of them. >> yeah, i'm well aware of that, mr. chairman, and the clock is ticking. >> well, >> it was a brief moment of f levity there and the hearing was winding down last nighgh 11 hours, that's's long time. the investigation by the house actually cost taxpayers $5 million. i was impressed all she needed was a couple cough drops and some water.
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>> wow, that's pure attrition right there. but she was able to hold up okay. >> seems like it. we've got sad news to tell you about. for the first time, the u.s. has lost a soldier in the fight against isis. it happened during a mission in iraq. >> u.s. special operations forces helped raid an isis compound and were surprised by who they found inside. abc's martha raddatz has the details. >> reporter: it was a daring mission as bold as it was complicated. saving dozens of those isis hostages facing imminent mass execution. undedecover of darkness, five american helicopters ferry kurdish special forces and 30 u.s. advisers to a prison camp in hawija, not far from the isis stronghold of mosul. u.s. air strikes cleared roads and surrounding buildings to prevent isis reinforcements. on the ground, rescuers expepeed to find 20 kurdish hostages but were stunned to come across 70. an intense firefight erupted and
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there officially in a combat role, they were forced to jump in as the battle raged. as many as 20 isis fighters were killed, but an american service member was wounded and later died. the first u.s. combat death since the fight against isis began last year. >> they have the right to defend themselves, those u.s. forces but this was a unique circumstance. >> reporter: all the hostages were safely rescued. five isis terrorists were taken intelligence was reportedldl the raid is raising questions though about theole of u.s. troops in iraq who were not meant to engage in combat as president obama has stated many times. >> these american forces will not have a combat mission. we will not get dragged into >> martha raddatz, , abc news, dubai. >> a tough morning commute ahead for drivers in north texas.
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flash flood warnings are posted after the first rain to hit the area in a month and a half. this was the scene at an rv park in the west texas town of rankin. several travel trailers and rvs flowing away. air travel delays were starting to build up in the dallas area. a whole lototore rain is forecasted for the region. >> for a look at this weekend, let's turn to accuweather's justin povick. >> thanks. good morning to you, as well. as we go throughout the daytime hours and even into the evening, i'm extremely concerned about slow-moving heavy thunderstorms which will dump tremendous amounts of water from dallas fort worth south and west and d befofo it's all said and done, we could have staggering rainfall amounts of 6 to even 12 inches. the drought's erased but we are concerned about some extremely dangerous flooding. phillip and reena, back to you. >> thank you so much. >> anger and grief this morning from the family of a black man shot and kilild by police in florida. he was waiting for help after
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his car broke down. his family now suggesting he had no way of knowing the man officer. with more, here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: questions from the family of corey jones, after an undercover officer shot and killed the musician. the family attorneys saying they spoke with prosecutors, who told them the officer never displayed a badge. that the musician himself never fired his gun, which was legally bought. and that jones was shot three times. so, why did officer nouman raja kill jones? >> he would not ever, ever, ever, ever, ever pull a gun on a police. >> reporter: the family, side-by-side thursday with their attorneys at a rally. they say jones was just waiting for a tow. >> he cacaed his big brother, c.j. his brother offered to come and get him. >> reporter: police telling us officer raja's account. >> he stopped to investigate abandoned vehicle. he was suddenly confronted by an armed subject.
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did officer raja who was in an unmarked car ever identify himself as an officer? i need to know why. why is my son gone today? why? >> reporter: officer raja is now on paid leave. meanwhile, the state attorney won't confirm or deny the family's account, saying they are investigating. gio benitez, abc news, new york. some very special men and women who served in world war ii are finally getting their due receiving the congressional gold medal. they're known as monuments men whose story was told in the film by the same name starring george clooney, matt damon and cate blanchett among others. assigned to recover art stolen by the nazis. house speaker john boehner cheeked up when talking about honoring their history. >> we get to toast our heroes and we get to fall in love with
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freedom all over again because knowing where we're from shows our children what they can be. >> the original group consisted of about 350 mostly middle aged men and women who worked for historians for museums before the war. >> wow. surrounding a popular halloween costume. it's because it just might be too good. >> the costume is called the black invisible man. with the lights on, you see the child here dressed head to toe in black. it's dark. he's invisible and kids are trick-or-treating at night. >> what's what concerned parents are saying. it is not safe to wear it on halloween night because they might not be seen by drivers and some are telling their kids who -- to wear lighted necklaces as a safetyy recaution which would make sensns >> one of our producers said you should wrap them up in that reflective tape. >> something. that's just a car target.
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you could be used to identify identify bad parents though. >> oh really? >> if you see the kid with the -- with that. >> it took me a second. >> well, they don't care. ey're like, well, put a nenelace on, something. . >> we might send you out with a go pro cam on halloween to find out the good patients and the bad parents. >> look at me standing over here judging when i don't have kids. it just seems like -- >> you know what? i bet you'd be a good daddy. >> i certainly would not let them dress in all black and go have fun trick-or-treating i i the streets, kids. see yoyotomorrow. that's thene thing i would not do. >> parenting advice from phillip men na -- mena. coming up, someone who's becoming more visible. trivago guy. >> there he is. >> we're finding more out this morning about this unorthodox spokesperson and why we can expect to sesea lot more of him. >> first, using your home as a source of income.
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quite a few americans looking to make a few extra bucks are increasingly seeking their homes as potential gold mines. i didn't know this was a possibility. >> but with more people than ever advertising their homes online to perspective short-term tenants, how do you make your home stand out in the crowd? here's abc's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: it's the stuff of dreams. making enough money renting out your house to quit your job and travel the world. this woman seems to be doing it, telling buzzfeed news she makes a staggering $60,000 a year. renting out her two-bedroom california condo on airbnb, enough money to fund trips to costa rica, buenos aires and more. unlike her, many are just trying to make ends meet. >> i'd like to get to the point that i'm mortgage free so that way i can work on some of the debt that i have. >> reporter: first time homeowner betsy haul in ocean
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view, california, put her spare bedroom on airbnb for $69 a night. so far not a lot of interest. >> mortgage is very expensive so renning out helps secure the fact that if something did happen, then i still have some form of income. >> reporter: enter home makeover specialist kimba hills. >> i'm excited to get going. >> reporter: her first secret, it's all about the color. hill said classic bold hues like white, black and green make a room pop. so we add an accent rug and cover up that dull brown couch adding some colorful throw pillows. >> i got lucky. >> i love it. >> reporter: next sell your spot. take what's unique about your location and highlight it. betsy's home is close to the beach, a huge selling point. so kimba adds a tropical vacation theme with fresh flowers and beach themed light fixtures. we spent $500 on improvements and after a few hours of work, we turned that bedroom from this to this. >> oh, my gosh.
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this is a completely different place. >> i know. >> reporter: the final step, nail your ad. it's in sites like airbnb and i stopover.com's best interest that you rent yourururce. so did you know, airbnb will send a professional photographer to your house to take pics for free. transforring betsy's online ad from this tohis. airbnb's appraisers telling us betsy could now list her new room for up to $100 a night which could bring in $13,000 a year. a nearly 45% bump. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. interesting. >> all about the marketing. >> uh-huh. coming up, the actor simply known as trivago guy. >> why he is the anti-sales man. stay with us. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.c stations. is hispanic. that means many of the future doctors who will care for us, the engineers who will build our cities,
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` the geniuses of madison avenue have preached for generations that the right spokesman can make or break a company or product. >> but that conventional wisdom one guy whose off beat disaster for the online travel agency trivago. abc's by ron pitts has more. >> did you notice there's so many prices out there for the same room. >> tim williams is known as the trivago guy. slightly rumpled with a three-day stubble yet
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need to be connected. >> reporter: he's pitching good deals. lots of people want to know what his deal is. >> i come from houston texas and made my way up to new york a long time ago to study acting and worked on "my so-called life." here with claire danes. not too long after that, i worked on the sopranos. >> is that alcohol on your breath. >> reporter: but it's his commercial success that has men and women obsessing over his laid back look that also comes with a little criticism. >> from doug, tuck in your shirt, you badly dressed trivago guy. tucked in my shirt. this is for you, doug. is that enough? >> reporter: he joins the ranks of people like progressive insurance agent flow. the most interesting man in the world himself. >> stay thirsty, my friends. >> reporter: making a career out of the face of one company. how does he end up as the trivago front man? well, he moved to germany. >> my agent's here in new york saying are you crazy? you don't speak german. i said i do. i will.. to work.
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eventually i ended up on a show which translates to good times, bad times. i played an american rock star and that's why i couldn't shave. so i had to shoot on monday and on thursday and friday, i had to shoot trivago. after doing fittings, we realized none of the belts seemed to be fitting the belt loops. so we went out without the belt. >> trivago does the work for you. >> reporter: a happenstance wardrobe malfunction put him in the world of the advertising elite. >> interesting. apparently it's worked for them because they said the u.s. market is now their biggest revenuemaker and they now have a spanish and french trivago g g. >> there you go. alled you need to do. >> and you're the "world news
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oscar bait, don't expect to see these twos films at any award shows. >> first up, "the last witch hunter," a supernatural action movie starring vin diesel and elijah wood. diesel plays a centuries old immortal being whose job is to hunt witches. his strength is put to the test when a a powerful witch queenen who he defeats hundreds of years ago is resurrected, hell@ bent on destroying humanity. but he needs the help of a young priest. >> get down! >> the critics taking it down, they are in agreement.
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with wend a ide of screen international quipping like its star, the last witch hunter js big, overblown and frequently incomprehensible and tom huddleson of time-out says simply what an ugly idiotic mess this is. >> that is rough. rough. >> that's raw honesty. that's what they think. >> n nt up, "rock the kasb," starring legendary bill murray. he plays a washed up rock manager who is dumped by his last client while on a uso tour in afghanistan. he looks to revive his career after he discovers a teenager with a golden voice and a dream to become the first female in an afghan television show.. bruce willis, kate hudson show up to help fulfill her dream. but it's murray's character who needs the help. >> private? >> yeah. >> oh. sure. sure. >> kind of nervous. probably your first hostage
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rescue, huh? >es, sir. >> there. >> no, i can get that one. thank you. >> all right. wow. i never seen anything like this before, sir. good for you. >> well, it's wartime, son. >> here's the unfortunate part. even with an a a-star cast, it couldn't sway the critics. they've mmeled this one with sam wolf of we've got this covered saying it's a "dreadful excuse for a comedy that will make you question your faith in bill murray." no. >> and casey jarmin of william met week adds this isn't so much offensnse as it is painfully boring. >> i donon care. i'm going to go see it. you had met bill murray. >> rock the kasbah. me at bill murray. >> rock the zaz ba. everybody has a dream. mine was to see the ocean.
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this morning on "world news now," marathon grilling. >> hillary clinton's benghazi hearing on capitol hill lasting 11 hours.
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heated moments between republicans and democrats. plus, hoht affect clinton's run for the white house. the daring mission to rescue hostages taken by isis. the first american soldier is killed in the fight against the islamic state. details just ahead on the intetee rush to stop an imminentrld ne mass execution. and disturbing new details in the case of the toddler left locked up in a day care facility.ghters breaking down the doors to find a baby girl. how could this have happened? and fright fest. a roundup of the b bt movies to get you in the halloween spirit. from the latest to the classics, rotten tomatoes is here with the best on demand options if you dare. it's freaky friday, october 23rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning on this friday. >> i'm reena ninan. unbelievable, 11 hours after it
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finally wrapped up late last night. >> a confident hillary clinton answering questions for much of that time, and at other times, watching as the committee members squabbled among themselves. abc's kenneth moton watched it all unfold on capitol hill. >> reporter: an intense and dramatic day on capitol hill. >> and here's basically what happenen to their requests. they were toto up. >> well, that's just not true. >> reporter: she held her ground against the house select complete investigating the terrorist attack on a u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi. republicans questioned clinton for hours about what was done before, during and after the attack that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> madam secretary, i understand both party who have suggested that this investigation is about you. let me assure you it is not. >> i've lost more sleep than all
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of you put together. i have been racking my brain about what more could have been done. >> reporter: republicans were also focused on clinn's advisor and friend sidney blumenthal whose e-mails reached clinton but ambassador stevens' security requests did not. >> i can only tell you that i know a number of requests were fulfilled, and some were not. >> that republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton's presidential campaign. >> reporter: late thursday night, clinton walked out of the day-long grilling as she goes from the hot seat back to the campaigngnrail. >> thank you all very much. >> reporter: what's next for this 12-member house committee? it will write a final report on the benghazi attacks sometime over the next year and before the presidential election. reena and phillip. >> thank you so much. also on capitol hill, wisconsin congressman paul ryan has officially entered the race for speaker of the house. the former vice presidential nominee will face elections next
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meeting on wednesday and on the house floor on thursday. given the support he's gotten so far, his election is likely. in iraq the first amamican casualty to report in the fight against isis. it happened during a raid that saved the lives of dozens of captives. that raid took place not far from the isis stronghold of mosul. a u.s. air strike cleared the area to prevent isis reinforcements. american and kurdish special forces troops expected to find just 20 hostages but were stunned to come across 70 during an intense firefight. as many as 20 isis fighters were killed and that american we mentioned was wounded and later died. and these stunning images are from the suburbs of damascus, syria. they were shot from a drone and shown the massive scale of the destruction in rebel-held areas done from years of battle against syrian government forces. fighting has been going on since 2013. the area shown is just a few miles from syrian president
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bashar assad's palace. a shocking report has revealed at least two secret service officers were found asleep on the job one at the white house. homeland security investigators say it's not entirely their fault blaming fatigue from travel and long working hours. they warn unless things change, overworked agents pose a significant security risk. president obama vetoed a sweeping $600 billion defense policy bill heating up the battle with republicans over federal spending. the president agrees with pouring more money into defense domestic spending must go up at the same time. in a rare oval office ceremony, the president accused republicans of resorting to gimmicks and blocking changes needed to address modern security threats. >> we have repeatedly put forward a series of reforms and eliminating programs that the congress keeps on stuffing them back in. >> the president also objects to a provision making it harder to
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shut down the prison in guantanamo bay, one of his top priorities. house republicans are vowingo override the veto, but if they can't get enough votes, they'll have to revise the bill or try to settle the large budget dispute. the suspect in the shooting of an albuquerque police officer is facing federal charges because he was a felon carrying a gun. devon lyman was found a few hours after the shooting still wearing a handcuff on one wrist following an altercation with the officer. the officer facing more surgery is in critical but stable condition. and we're learning new details about the new mexico man charged with shooting a 4-year-old girl to death in a case of road rage. as abc's ryan owens reports, this is not his first brush with the law. >> do you have any questions about anything i've said? >> no, sir. >> reporter: those are the only two words uttered by the accused killer of 4-year-old lilly garcia, but the judge had plenty to say to tony torrez. >> this is possibly one of the most wanton and atrocious acts as alleged, i think, in the history of this city.
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prosecutors detailed torrez's violent criminal history, which includes another arrest for road rage. court documents show he pulled a gun on a driver in 2006. that case was dismissed. >> the daughter is not conscious. >> reporter: the criminal complaint details how prosecutors believe the accused murderer cut off the family's pickup truck. lilly's father then threw up his hands and called him a name. a chase ensued with torrez allegedly firing four shots. >> first time that you met her, she would grab your heart. she's going to be missed by a lot of people. >> reporter: police say torrez has confessed, and they appear to have plenty of evidence, including the gun used to kill lilly. they say they found it in his home. ryan owens, abc news, albuquerque, new mexico. gnc is being sued accused of selling supplements made with illegal ingredients. oregon claims the chain knowingly sold supplements spiked with two synthetic drugs.
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getting a first look at a student at a high school in durham, north carolina, being tased by officers. the student had been asked to leave the school after being suspended, but he refused. after he struck an officer in the head, a taser was used to take him down. the local sheriff called it an appropriate level of force for a volatile situation. the student is fine. we're hearing more details this morning about that day care center in chicago under investigation for reportedly locking up for the day and leaving a 1-year-old girl behind. i found this so upsetting and difficult to watch. >> absolutely horrifying. the little girl's father w frantic, called police who had to force their way inside. abc's linzie janis has the story. >> reporter: firefighters breaking down the door of this chicago day care, desperately trying to reach a baby girl
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locked inside. her frantic father recording it all. >> journee? >> it was pitch black and, like, the police had the flashlight down, and the only thing i could see was my baby crawling on the floor. >> reporter: 1-year-old journee's dad reportedly arriving 15 minutes before their official closing, finding the doors locked. >> my heart dropped. i was just glad that she was okay. >> reporter: the center no being investigated by authorities. we've seen it before. earlier this year, this houston father smashing a window at his son's day care. the 10-month-old left inside on his own. that center calling it a terrible accident. little journee's mom saying that day care told her they mistook her child for a doll. the facility hasn't returned our calls for comment. >> it's so upsetting for little kids.
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she is 1-year-old. when they're left alone it's terrifying to be left alone in the dark, but the fact she was there without anyone makes you rethink schools and day cares that if this could happen to her, what else could happen across the country. >> i'm sure it was even more terrifying for the parents at that age. maybe 3 or 4, maybe the kid would freak out at that point. 1 years old, you're so vulnerable. i can't imagine being the parent. this is not the end. this is not the end of this. i'm sure there will be -- we'll be hearing more. >> take a look at your facilities everywhere. coming up in our next half hour, what you may not have known about distracted driving. >> those hands-free devices may be more dangerous than you think. new study is telling us. >> first we're ramping up to halloween and scary movie season time. kendis gibson sat down with rotten tomatoes grae dke who give us her picks for your scary
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to connect with experts other caregivers. together we can better care for ourselves, and the ones we love. there's definitely a nip in the air and the leaves are turning and that, of course, means one thing. it's prime season for checking out our favorite scary movies. but in addition to the obvious halloween classics, there are quite a few new movies out there that should be making your personal play lists. joining us now is rotten drake. thank you for being here with us. >> i'm a big fan of scary movies. >> so am i. people's laps. >> you don't need a nice little picker upper. >> get in there. >> we'll do that first. >> so on the website, we have 75
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of the best reviewed horror movies ever. right? and i was really surprised at what ended up being 75th. >> okay. >> as in the scariest or -- >> as in like the bottom of our list, and tells you how fantastic all of the films tually are because if this is our last one, then it's a solid list. >> where do you want to start? >> the movie "the conjuring." >> i've seen this movie. it's great. >> that just came out with patrick wilson based on a true story. it is not for the faint of heart or anyone buying real estate within the next time period because this family moves into a house, and it's super haunted. >> it's based on a true story? >> yeah. a lot like amityville horror except different family, different house. same paranormal researchers. >> okay. >> that helped out this poor family. it's a really scary film.
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>> what else? >> there's a lot of classics on the list, too. you can't like have a conversation about scary movies "halloween," "carrie" "the shining." those are in the 40s and 50s on the list. >> what are the ones you would say have been missed by manyny folks in more recent years perhaps? >> one of the best scary movies "babadook." this single mom, and her son has some behavioral problems. who hasn't been there? that's a true to life setup. and her r n is really terrified of the boogeyman. a book mysteriously shows up at their house. >> boom. >> you think oh great, a book. literacy, this is wonderful. your child's going to read and be really smart. no, don't read the book. don't read it. it's so scary. >> that one "babadook."
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film that came out r rently starring micah monroe. an interesting new actress and >> i'm curious about "it follows." were great. i downloaded it and watched the first few minutes. it was kind of gory and i was out. is that a theme? >> you're done. it doesn't get any better from there. just leave it. and what was really interesting horror movie according to our critics. >> i could only imagine. >> go back in time. it's an old one. >> was it in black and white? >> yes. >> "psycho." >> good guess. >> but wrong. >> it's not. it's "the cabinet of dr. caligari." >> of course, that one. who doesn't have that one. what the heck is that? >> so it's a german film from 1920. and it is one of the scariest movies that you'll ever see because it's about a hypnotist who convinces a guy that
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essentially has a form of sleep walking as a disorder to murder people for him. >> interesting. >> it's one of the most important films stylistically that led a german movement called expressionism. it's beautiful to look at. it's chilling and it will give you nightmares from 1920. >> is it a talkie? >> no. >> they're all scary words. >> i can imagine. thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> now we're scared. >> we're terrified. i'm going to jump in your lap. >> but i might like it. thanks, grae. senior editor of rotten tomatoes and co-host of the fall movie preview on the reelzchannel. you're watching "world news now."ld news now." no, really. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan.
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>> i'm phillip mena. we have emus and john travolta to get to. first, hillary clintnt is back on the campaign trail this morning after an 11-hour day. a long time before the benghazi mmittee. >> and clinton, the chairman of the committee shaking hands there when it was all over after 9:00 p.m. eastern. talk about marathon hearing. before that, hours of aggressive questioning and tense moments. abc'c'jonathan karl reportrtfrom pitol hill. >eporter: hillary clilion was all smilil as she came before the committee that she's accused of being on a partisan witch hunt. with huge crowds lining the hallways outside, from the start, the republican chairman was defensive. >> madam secretary, i understand there are people, frankly, in both parties who haveveuggested that this investigation is about you. let me assure you it is not and let me assure you why it is not. this investigation is about four people who were killed representing our country on foreign soil. >> reporter: and the top democrat on the attack.
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>> republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton's presidential campaign. >> reporter: republicans released a never seen before e-mail mrs. clinton wrote on the very night of that deadly attack in benenazi. it was addressed to diane reynolds, the name she used for e-mails sent to her daughter, chelsea. "two of our officers were killed in benghazi by an al qaeda-linked group." that's quite different than what the obama administration said in the days after the attack that ambassador chris stevens. that it was a spontaneous protest over an anti-islamic video that grew violent. >> you tell the american people one thing. u tell your family aentirely different story. why didn't you just speak plain to the american people? >> well, congressman, there was a lot of conflicting information that we were trying to make sense of. the situation was very fluid. it was fast-moving. >> reporter: republicans also demanded to know why the state department had denied several requests for more security in the months before the attack.
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>> can you account for why that is? why have increasing requests and yeno increase in security? >> well, congressman, i can only tell you that i know a number of requests were fulfilled, and some were not. >> reporter: mrs. clinton took responsibility for what happened, as she has in the past. >> i would imagine i've thought more about what happened thaha all of you put together. i've lost more sleep than all of you u t together. i have been wracking my brain about what more could have been done. >> reporter: republicans came with printouts of clinton's e-mails related to libya. and asked why there were so few in the months before the attack, implying that she was not paying attention. >> libya, benghazi, chris stevens, the staff there, they seemed to fall off your radar in 2012, and the e tuation is gettininmuch worse. >> well, congresswoman, i did
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country on e-mail. i conducted it in meetings. i read massive amounts of memos, great deal of classified information. i made a lot of secure phone calls. i was in and out of the white house all the time. reporter: and again and again, republicans pressed her about her e-maililfrom her old friendndidney blumenthal. >> help us understand how sidney blumenthal had that kind of access to you, madame secretary, but the ambassador did not. >> reporter: that line of questioning made democrats furious and the two sides started fighting with each other. >> i tell you what. >> the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? that's what weweant to have. let the worlsee it. >> whyhys it that you only want mr. blumenthal's transcript released? >> reporter: they went at it. hillary clinton just looked on. if republicans were hoping to draw blood with this hearing, they didn't really succeed. hillary clinton was calm, sober and substantive, and when republicans tried to engage her in political fights, she didn't take the bait. jonathan karl, abc news, capitol hill.
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hillary clinton did get threrebreaks during the hearings, each one about an hour lolo. that means she spent more than eight hours before the panel. the word e-mail was mentioned nearly 300 times, and the committee has interviewed 54 witnesses with more to come. so far the committee's investigation has cost taxpayers just under $5 million. a major political boost for republican presidential candidide ben carson. one popo shows he's a ont-runner iowa. the latest quinnipiac poll shows carson with 28% of the iowa slow the. that's eight points ahead of donald trump. marco rubio has 13% and ted cruz has 10%. carson jumped ahead in this poll over the last month with trump slipping to second. one of the longest and most sophisticated drug smuggling tunnels has been discovered between the u.s. a a mexico. authorities seseed 12 tons of marijuana and arrested nearly
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the 2,400-foot tunnel connected tijuana. it was lit, ventilated and equipped with a rail system. the arrests were the result of sting operations in both countries. casualty happened d ring a raid at had the lives of zens of captives not far from mosul. u.s. air strikes cleared the air. american and kurdish special forces troops expected to find just 20 hostages, but they were stunned. they came across 70. and during an intense fight, as many as 20 isis fighters were killed. the americans we mentioned -- the american we mentntned was woundedeand unfortunately didi later die. > break news from nashville where one person has been killed in a shooting on the campus of tennessee state university. two others are hospitalized from the incident. metro nashville police say that shooting hand around 11:00 p.m. last night from an apparent dispute over a dice game nan outdoor courtyard.
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soon as we get them. outrage growing over the latest police shooting that left a young black man dead. coryes' family said prosecutors in floridaold them the undercover officer never showed his badge, and jones never fired his gun which he was licensed to carry. he was shot three times by officer nouman raja after his car broke down on a highway ramp. >> he called his big brother, cj.. his brother offefed to come and get him. he said, no, i really need my car because i have to perform in church with the choir the next morning. >> police say officer raja stopped to investigate what he believed was an abandoned car and was confronted by an armed man. he's now on paid leave. flash flood warnings in effect for n nth texas overnight as the region is hit with the first rain in weeks. this was the scene at an rv park in the west texas town of
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rankin. several travel trailers and rvs floating away and travel delays reported at love field in dallas. the morning's commute expected to be a major challenge. those rains do not look to be letting up soon. >> fororhe a look at the forecast including a major hurricane in the pacific, let's head over to accuweather. justin povick. good morning to you. >> thanks and good morning to you. heavy rainfall and dangerous flash flooding. unfortunately, that returns to much of texas throughout the day into the overnight and also for the upcoming weekend. i'm very concerned from dallas to abilene. some spots here through the weekekd could experience 6 6o even 12 inches of rain. then we have dangerous hurricane patricia bending to the north. likely to strike the western portion of mexico later on this afternoon. phillip and reena, back to you. >> thank you, justin. presidential candidate and new jersey governor chris christie is facing a lawsuit stemming from last year's ebola outbreak.
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million dollars in damages. kaci hickox was quarantinene after having contact with ebola patients in west africa. she said s was illegally held in a tent against her will even though she had no symptoms. she says christie was driven by politics, not health concerns. ten sex abuse victims of subway pitchman jared fogel are getting checksksf $100,000 each. he pleaded guilty to child abuse and is due to be sentenced next month. prosecutors say it's rare restitution is paid before the sentence is handed out. fogel faces a minimum of five years in prison. in the swiss alps, a camera captured the amazing moment when a giant chunk of rock broke off the side of a mountain and thundered downhill. the site had been under observation for some time after instruments recorded significant erosion. as a precaution, the village at the foot of the mountain was evacuated ahead of time.
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thankfully, nobody was injured. back here at home, a breaking news situation near austin, texas. ladies and gentlemen, there's a gang of emus on the loose. >> the four of them escaped their enclosure, and there they were seen walklkg down the ststet in round rock, texas, yesterday afternoon. their names, in case you come across them, emmitt, he's the big one. >> as in emmitt smith? >> there you go. and the others as in hewey, dewey and louie. >> as in hughey and the news. >> there you go. you're on fire this morning. >> i'm on fire. it's friday. we should say the names of the nephews of donald duck, hughey an dewey and louie. police say they're considered highly dangerous and residents have been told to avoid them. efforts to get them back to their fenced in backyard will resume this morning. again folks, possibly armed and dangerous. do not feed them. lock your doors. >> hughey, dewey and louie are
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not news. >> donald duck had nephews. >> it's been awhile. you clearly didn't watch "duck tails." i'm going to get you a little episode of "duck tails" on youtube. >> i need it. coming up next, distracted driving. > what we're finding out about those hands-free devices. a new study sasa they're not as safe as we've been told. coming up in "the skinny," john travolta like never before. who he's playing in his big tv comeback role next year. you're watching "world news s now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one e your door. it's a rate lock r your life insurancnc that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time,
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distracted driving has long been a growing danger on the roads. so for years, we've been told to use those hands-free mobilil devices behind the wheel. >> a new study is providing more evidence that hands-free is not exactly risk-free. abc's clayton sandell has more. >> reporter: near chicago. investigators say the driver of this car that ended up crushed under a big rig killing a passenger may have been texting. distracted driving is one of the biggest dangers on the road. but a new aaa study says those hands-free systems that are supposed to makekes safer -- >> call amy smith at work. >> okay. calling del reed. >> can themselves be highly distracting. > oh, my gosh, i guess that is a stop sign. >> reporter: aaa tested about a dozen hands-free systems. chevys rated a mild distraction. siri on the iphone rated high. the mazda 6 very high. chevy and mazda did not return our cacas. apple declined to comment. most surprising, the study found distractions don't stop when you hang up.
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>> aaa found hands-free technologies can keep distracting you up to half a minute longer. that's enough time to drive three football fields going only 25 miles an hour. >> hands-free isn't risk free and using your voice to try to interact with the systems can lead to levels of distraction that are unsafe. >> reporter: researchers say keep your eyes on the road and for that 27 seconds your brain, too. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> you've got to put the cell phone inside the glove compartment to drive these days. >> it sure is really, really distracting and dangerous. when we come back, john travolta's big television comeback. >> and justin bieber putting sorry to a song. "the skinny" up next. >> announcer: "world news nowow
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skinny, so skinny okay. welcome back. time for "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, a sneak peek at a television comeback that has our jaws dropping. it was pretty good. >> he's come a long way from vinnie barbarino and even edna turnblad. talking about, of course, john travolta. 's playing an attornrn, robert shapiro. he sits down with cuba gooding jr. as o.j. simpson in the latest teaser for "american crime story." >> anytime that i take on a new criminal case, i always ask the client a question. now, i won't be judgmental.
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so -- >> wow. of course, they cut away just before he asked gooding/simpson, the big question wther he killed his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ronald goldman, and robert kardashian going to be played by david schwimmer. >> wow. riveting. as you can see, travolta, he just nails it as shapiro. "american crime story," the people versus o.j. simpson will premiereren february on fx. up next, justin n eber certainly full of surprises these days. >> the singer just dropped a video for his single "sorry" off of his upcoming album "purpose." a day earlier than he promised. he based the lyrics -- seems to be all about her, of course. always about her. selena gomez. he's begging for a second chance in onenef the verses. one more e ot at forgiveness >> interestingly enough, we
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never actually see bieber himself in the video. his new album "purpose" will drop in full on november 13th. >> this is like justin timberlake and britney spears all over again. that whole saga from the last generation. >> who else has a new good music videde gwen stefani, peopop are saying also about her ex. >> bush. got to check that one out. another mar singer making headlines this morning. >> following up on a story we brought you earlier this week. today adele is expected to release the first single for her upcoming album "25." along with a new video. we heard a tiny snippet of that single on british television "hello" which she dropped over the weekend. helel, it's me i was wondering if after l these years you'd like to meet >> for a second there, i said hello and i thought she was going to say, is it me you're
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looking for. i was like, wait a minute. >> hall and oates. >> adele just joined instagram yesterday and announund her upcoming album "25" will drop on november 20th. finally, the world of professional sports intersecting with hollywood. >> actor vin diesel has revealed that his 7-year-old daughter is taking judo lessons from none other than ufc champ ronda rousey. >> diesel met her on the set of "f"ft and furious," and d seems to be paying off. he told fox sports that thanks to her auntie roroa, his daughter is an orange belt with stripes in judo. >> he says he wants his daughter e day to be able to protect herself and be able to say no means no. don't mess with this girl. coming up, too much politics for one week.
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the campaign trail and, of course, on capitol hill. >> and we all enjojod a trip "back to the future." and here now is our weekly "friday rewind." >> i cannot and i will not give up my family time. i may not be on the road as often as previous speakers, but i pledge to try and make up for it with more time communicating our vision, our message. >> it may very well be that that process, by the titi we get through it, closes the window on mounting a realistic campaign for president. i've concluded it has closed. >> i'm not blaming george bush, but i don't want jeb bush to say my brother kept us safe. >> does anybody actually blame my brother for the attacks on 9/11? if they do, they're totally marginalizing our sosoety. >> i would imagine i've thought more about what t ppened than all of you putogether. i'veost more sleep than l of
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you put together. i have been racking my brain about what more could have been done. >> any attack against a house of faith is an attack on our freedom as americans which we all hold dear. and all americans should be concerned. >> i cannot imagine being the father of little lilly and to have your child in your hands under such circumstancos. >> four police officers murdered in 11 months. that's about as bad as it gets. >> the lady who got hit was talking about it. she was going, he hit me in my really emotional. >> smile. >> this is -- i'm taking a selfie with you guys. this is how we document those stories about what happened. >> it's true. all of it. >> oh, what a week for "star
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wars." you know, some people find the title of "the force awakens" a little blasphemous because some people are saying the force never sleeps. how can you say it awakens? >> they've got to find something. >> it's awakening the franchise after all these years. there's going to be two more movies after this one. how do i put my name in for a walk-on roleleor "star wars"? >> there's still twowoore to be done? >> do you have j.j. abrams' e-mail on your computer? >> we can check it out. december 18th. that's when we can check it out. >> more news coming up. >> announcer: this is abc's
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>> i've lost more sleep than all of you put together. >> clinton getting emotional, the panel bickering back and forth. the details. extreme weather. severe flooding in the south picking up a mobile home, moving it downstream. where it's all heading today the move being called potentially catastrophic. close call. a couple in a coffee shop running for safety when they see a bus coming right at them. and caught on camera. on the l l, a wild goose chasese withth bunch of emus. hey, good friday morning. hillary clinton's long awaited appearance before the house benghazi committee giving us some new insights into her decision-making as secretary of state. >> it was a long day of often testy confrontations, but the fiery exchanges didn't come from
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