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tonight about foods so many of us eat every day. bacon, hot dogs, lunch meat, classified in the same category as cigarettes and asbestos. they can cause cancer, according to the world health organization, and that's not all. the who advisory commit fee tinding that unprocessed red meat is probably cars jennic. the report, which was based on an analysis of more than 800 studies asserts that simply eating 50 grams of processed meat each day can increase the risk of colon cancer by 18%. here's some food for thought. the 50 grams cited in the report is the equivalent of 1.8 oubsnces of meat. a typical deli sandwich has more than 4.5 ounces of meat. this is what 1.8 ounces looks like. keep in mind that according to the report, only 34,000 of all cancer deaths could be attributed to diets high in processed meat. that's out of the 8.2 million deaths caused worldwide by kants kaenser in 2012, compared to a
million deaths a year due to tobacco smoking. the panel did say red meat does have nutritional value. but the meat industry is crying foul. the north american meat institute telling abc news in a statement that classifying red and processed meat askancer hazards defies common sense. the american cancer society has long recommended that we limit our meat intake and also suggests that you not fry it or david? >> let's get right to richard besser, because we saw 50 grams there. that is not a lot of meat at all. >> reporter: it's not. for an average american, if you are eating two slices of bacon or hot dog a day, that's going to raise your lifetime risk of colon cancer from 5% up to about 6%. it's real, but it's not a very large number. >> that's a hot dog a day. and you've been telling us all day in the news room that moderation, which you have said, is really the key here. you don't have to give up meat.
moderation is what it's about. i like the mediterranean diet. but if you are a big meat eater, it's about limiting the amount of processed meat you are eating. substituting fish or chicken. and when you are cooking your meat, don't grill it. that can release car sin jens. if you broil it or bake it, that's the way to go. >> rich besser, you'll stay on this. a lot of viewers will have questions after this tonight. thank you. in the meantime, we turn to the race for 2016 and new signs of potential trouble for donald trump. new numbers tonight. the third poll in a row now showing trump losing to dr. ben carson in iowa by double digits, 14 points. but trump is now saying about those polls, as this evening, he's taking heat for what he calls, quote, a small loan from his father when he was young. $1 million loan. abc's tom llamas on the campaign trail. >> reporter: tonight, don't believe the hype or the polls. >> i'm number two in iowa. i said, i don't believe it.
one's bloomberg, they hate me, the other one is a super liberal newspaper, "the des moines register," which is third rate, totally third rate, not respected in iowa. so, i got these two polls. bloomberg hates me, don't forget, michael did want to run for president. >> reporter: today, trump getting new scrutiny, saying he's had to fight his whole life, even though his father was a multimillionaire who gave him a start in real estate. >> it's not been easy for me. it has not been easy for me, and, you know, i started off in brooklyn. my father gave me a small loan of $1 million. >> reporter: nothing small about a million bucks, but trump says it isn't very much compared to what he's built. now, with ben carson well ahead in iowa, trump hitting the retired neurosurgeon hard. after saying you can't criticize someone's faith, trump then said this about carson's. >> i'm presbyterian, that's down the middle of the road, folks. in all fairness. i mean seventh day adventist, i don't know about, i just don't know about. >> reporter: carson demanding an
>> a couple of months ago, i said something which he took as an attack on his faith, and i apologized for that. i hope he will have the same grace. >> reporter: but trump refuses. and today, new comments on religion getting attention, saying women in muslim countries appreciate their customs and some want to keep their faces covered. >> in fact, it's easy. you don't have to put on makeup. look how beautiful everyone looks. wouldn't it be easy? i'll tell you, if i was a woman -- i'm ready, darling. let's go. >> reporter: and david, despite those poll numbers, trump is not giving up on iowa. he's hitting the hawkeye tomorrow night, his last stop before the debate on wednesday. david? >> tom llamas, thank you. and now to the other republican facing challenges tonight. jeb bush. a rare moment of public frustration over the weekend, after news of those massive payroll cuts for his campaign. tonight, three generations of the bush family now gather
behind closed doors, reassuring jeb's supporters after what jeb bush said himself. abc's jon karl with jeb's words. >> reporter: jeb bush is sounding downright disgusted with the presidential race. >> i've got a lot of really cool things that i could do other than sit around being miserable listening to people demonizing me and me feeling compelled to demonize them. that is a joke. elect trump if you want that. >> reporter: he's down in the polls and was forced to cut campaign staff and salaries, while donald trump dominates the field and continues to ridicule him. >> bush has no money, he's cutting -- he's meeting today with mommy and daddy and they're working on their campaign. >> reporter: jeb bush has said his 91-year-old father gets so mad, he sometimes throws shoes at the t tv when he threw out the candidate's mother sported a campaign sticker on her walker. we caught a quick glimpse of jeb bush as he took a break from
his closed-door meeting today with family and big donors at this hotel in houston. a source inside told us the message was simple. jeb knows he needs to do better, and he assured them he will. >> and jon karl with us live tonight. jon, jeb bush faces a real test this week with the third republican debate. and today, he acknowledged that? >> reporter: he acknowledged it. he's got work to do. he's got to do better in the upcoming debates. he had his family there with him, including both former presidents named bush and his mother, the 90-year-old former first lady who got the biggest you a because when she said, jeb is going to be the next president. >> jon karl live at the white house tonight. jon, thank you. and just days after vice president joe biden revealed he will not run for president, he's now clarifying what many saw as a jab at hillary clinton. when asked the enemy she's most proud of during that debate, clinton included republicans in that despite. biden afterwards saying washington needs more bipartisan ship. here's what he said last night. >> that was a reference to
washington. >> but she called republicans -- >> biden setting the record straight on something else. reports about his late son, beau, asking his dad in their final moments together to run. >> there was not what has sort hollywood-esque thing that at the last minute, beau grabbed my hand, said, dad, you have to run. it wasn't anything like that. >> vice president joe biden, the race for 2016 for tonight. we move onto other news this evening and to that tragedy in oklahoma. these images showing the moment a car slammed into the crowd at a homecoming parade over the weekend. four people including a 2-year-old boy were killed. the driver in court today. and tonight, behind bars on $1 million bond. even her own attorney wants to know what the toxicology report will reveal. here's abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: the driver seen plowing into a homecoming parade on this distributing video is tonight being held on a million dollars bond.
the judge calling 25-year-old adacia chambers a direct threat to the community. >> we're going to need a bunch of help. we got a car through a crowd up here. >> reporter: prosecutors are awaiting toxicology result, but believe claim berms was high on drugs when she got behind the wheel saturday morning, killing four and injuring a staggering 47 people at oklahoma state university. among the dead, a retired professor and his wife, an mba student and a 2-year-old boy. tonight, chambers' family is coming to her defense. >> she wouldn't have done this purposefully. i just don't believe that in my heart. >> reporter: at her first court appearance this afternoon, the judge ordered a psychological evaluation. her attorney says she's mentally ill and doesn't remember the crash. prosecutors plan to charge chambers with four counts of second-degree murder. they warn the judge another victim is in very grave candidate tonight and a faith murder charge may be coming. david? >> ryan owens, thank you.
and now to that boating accident off british columbia. new images of that boat sinking in cold water. passengers bobbing in the water, waiting 30 minutes to be rescued. at least five passengers were killed. one passenger still missing. and now world it happened so fast, there was no time for a may day call. abc's neal karlinsky tonight. >> reporter: tonight, the only part of the 65-foot boat that didn't sink, bob income the waters off vancouver island, just the bow, upside down and sticking straight out of the water. >> it was pretty scary. knowing that i have a friend that drives that boat. >> reporter: it was a whale watching tour when something suddenly sunk the ship. 27 people bobbing in the 55 degree water for those frigid 30 minutes. from a boat that reportedly didn't require life jackets to be worn. the distress call coming in at 8:19 in the afternoon, and immediately, every boat in the area rushed in to help. five are confirmed dead. all british citizens from 18 to
one person remains missing. amazingly, 21 were rescued. tonight, four are still being treated at local hospitals. the rest just lucky to be alive. company officials say the boat was operating as normal right before the accident. in fact, they say this ship has done the exact same trip twice a day for the last 20 years without a problem until now. david? >> neal karlinsky reporting in. neal, thank you. we turn now to the severe weather tonight, remnants of hurricane patricia drenching the gulf. of texas. a school bus there outside baton rouge stranded in the distance. school children evacuated by pickup truck. a freight train outside glas knocked over. and much of this tropical moisture marching north, soon to drench washington, d.c., philadelphia, chicago, all the way over to new york in the next 48 hours. meteorologist rob marciano in atlanta tonight. >> reporter: rain and wind pounding the gulf coast states. 50 50-mile-an-hour gusts overnight. a school bus getting stuck on a
flooded bridge. the sheriff's department using a pickup to bring 20 children to safety. south of new orleans, whole neighborhoods submerged. >> probably just a few inches that the rain contributed, everything else is the water just flowing in from the bayou already. >> reporter: and south of dallas, more than 70 rescues over the weekend, including this man and his dog. floods even derailing the cars on this freight train. in part from the remnants of the most powerful storm ever recorded in the western hemisphere, hurricane patricia, striking mexico with winds gusting over 200 miles an hour. our matt gutman right there. >> those winds so powerful, they pulverized concrete power lines like this. ripping off rooftops. brick warms came tumbling down. everything that wasn't nailed down sent flying, even boats like that. but the reason so few people were hurt -- look around you. for dozens of miles around, forest. >> reporter: the country getting lucky. the storm passing over a parsely
populated area. >> and rob with us now from atlanta. and rob, you were telling us, this is going to extend all the way up to chicago, philly, new york before it is done. what's the track of this thing? >> reporter: yeah, david. it's already starting to spread out. the low itself is still in the gulf of mexico and a strong tropical field. heavier rains from the florida panhandle stretching west to the mississippi river and all the way up to the great lakes. some of this is going to be really heavy. an additional front will squeeze a lot of this moisture. two to three inches of rainfall from memphis to maine. so, it's going to be a soggy next couple of days, david. >> a very wet week ahead. rob marciano, thank you. we turn overseas tonight, and the death toll now rising from a powerful earthquake felt in four countries. the magnitude 7.5 quake centered in a remote area of afghanistan. more than 200 people dead. 12 girls, dzzens hurt in a stampede to escape their school.
minutes, triggering a landslide. most of the victims there rushing into the streets until the shaking stopped. back here at home tonight, and growing concern about the dangers of high school football. a teenager in chicago now becoming the seventh young player to die in seven weeks after suffering a blow to the head during a game. a teenage player in tennessee also with a head injury, fighting for his life tonight, as well. abc's ryan smith with the new warnings tonight. >> reporter: tonight, big football hits raising serious concerns. young lives are at risk. in just seven weeks into the season, seven high schoolers, dying after games. five from on-field tackles. the latest casualty, 17-year-old andre smith, dying from blunt force injuries after taking a head shot. >> he was like a brother to me. >> reporter: while today, tennessee high schooler baylor bramble in critical condition after a game friday night. the american academy
of pediatrics released recommendations on keeping kids safe on the gridiron, including zero tolerance for illegal hits like spearing, as shown in this national geographic video about the dangers. and saying teams need trainers on the sidelines. something dr. kevin says should be nonnegotiable. >> if they can't afford a certified athletic trainer, then they shouldn't have a football team. >> reporter: the american academy of pediatrics isn't calling for a ban on tackling like fields like this but they want families to consider the risks before deciding to play. david? >> ryan smith with us tonight. thank you, ryan. up next here, what one homeowner did that might have caused the explosion in her own home. house going up in flam and now the warning about an invisible danger inside so many homes in this country. that's just ahead. ahead this evening. is your internet provider at home ripping you off for the internet speed? and, you might remember these two puppies, you met them right here on "world news
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home. it was right here, you met kayla and keira. kayla, the brown 8-8-nth-old hundred mix hugging the 1-year-old boxer mix. the hug captured in a georgia shelter, but the snapshot was soon seen all over the country. it was believed they were just hours away fromeing put down at the shelter. but the image posted by the human society then shared by the charity angels among us, pet rescue. ey came up with a message from the dogs, saying, we've comforted each other while we were here and it went o. to say, they need help. >> sit. get it! >> reporter: and word tonight of the best development yet. adopted by two georgia residents, wendy and pam, who wanted to make sure the dogs would stay together forever. wendy had recently lost h h two elderly dogog tonight. tonight, saying, their family turnjng their tears into smiles. while giving those hugging dogs their new home. >> great news night. thank you for watching here on a monday evening. i'm david muir.
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released a report stating that redand processed ats can increaead your risk for cancer. abc9 reporter elisa raffa spoke with both representatives of the meat industry and physicians and has more. elisa on cam the world health organization reviewed over eight hundred studies and released a report this morning on a not t surprising cancer risk. nat sound: grease splatterininbacon in pan.bacon. a favorite breakfast, burger, any time treat. but monday the world health organization released a report saying processed meats like bacon, along with red meats like beef and pork, can increase your risk for cancer. twenty-two experts from ten countries reviewed over eight hundred studies and concluded that: an additional 100 grams of red meat per day raises risk of colorectal cancnc by seventeen percent. an addddional 50 grams s processed meat daily raises risk by eighteeeepercent. and thirty-four thousand cancer deaths a year worldwide attribute to diets high in processed meats. but perhaps the most important take away from this report is... correlation is not causation. "this is still just correlation. the exact mechanism of potentially causing cancer is not known, and so with that interplay of each individual persos risk factor, it's very hard to determine on an individual
basis" says dr. sarah bligh, unitypoint clinic gastroenterologistst dr. bligh h ys cancer is complex. causes are a combination of genetic risks, environmental exposures, and other foods one might consume. "what is says in general is not even what is your risk of cancer if you consume meat. it says... your risk versus somebody who doesn't. and so you have a potentially slight increase in your risk. but, that doesn't mean every person who has this increased risk will get cancer, and it doesn't mean that those who don't have this increased riskskon't get cancer. for instance, smoking, many people do smoke and don't get cancer and other people have gotten lung cancer who've never had exposure to smoke" says dr. sarah bligh, unitypoint clinic gastroenterologist. so what should we take away from this? moderation. a recommended serving of meat is no more than three ounces in a sitting, a note to keep in mind that sometimes when dining out, you may be served more than that portion, "in general, what i'd recommend as a physicicn, with all things, moderation is best. and perhaps, making this a category of food that you consume on a less than daily basis" says dr. sarah bligh, unitypoint clinic gastroenterologist. elisa ondr. bligh says she wasn't surprised by this report this morning, the effects of