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my head and choked me. she was really emotional. >> police were waiting when the plane touched down. the man walkededff the plane and was q qstioned but not arrested. flight took off again for san francisco. oscar pistorius is out of prison in south africa. he was released a day earlier than scheduled and has start what could end up being a years long sta under housesearrest. all l r theeath of his girlfriend. abc's lauren lyster has the details. >> reporter: oscar pistorius is no longer behind bars but he's still not a free man. pistorious waseleased from prison after serving nearly a year of his five-year sentence for manslaughter. he'll be under house arrest at his uncle's home. he is the double amputee olympian known as blade rner because he competes on these prosthetic legs. he was acquitted of murder last
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year for the valentine's day shooting death of his girlfriend, model reva steenkamp in 2013. at his sensational trial, pistorious claimed had he mistaken her for an indruider and opened firethrough their bathroom dodo. d he s sre it was a h hrible mistake. >> i did not fire at reena. >> prosecutors say he shot her intentionally after an argument. >> you a med yourself for the so purpose of shooting and killing her. >> they havav appealed the manslaughter conviction and pistorious could still be convicted of murder by a higher court. in that case, he faces a minimum sentence of 15 years. for now, pistorious must continue court ordered psychotherapy. he must meet with the family of reva steenkamp if they agree. lauren lyster, abc news, los angeles. lamar odom has been moved from a hospital in las vegas to a facility in los angeles. espn reporting the former nba and reality tvtar was brought
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to l.a. last night by a medical helicopter. odom's family says is he alert and that his condition is improving. oh dop was found unconscious at a brothel in nevada a week ago. a surprise result in the canadian elections. justin trudeau to become the next prime minister. he beat steven hamper, a conservativeho ran the country for almost ten years. pierre trudeau was prime minister during the '60s and '70s, then again during the '80s. >> that could have a lot of impact on our politics. we'll see how it plays out. while we're talking about canada, there was an important baseball game in toronto last night. to for details time for sports with the reena. >> this is what you're talking about about international relations. the blue jays needed this one badly against the royals. they were up 3-2 in the thi when they broke the gamepen with six runs. kansas city scored four of their own in thth ninth. butt was a l ltle too late, kendis. toronto wins it, 11-.
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they trail two games to one. game four this afternoon. >> big showdown. >> boy, this one, it was a messy one for monday night football betwee the giants and eaglgl. the teams combined for seven turnovers five of them interessentials. oh, and they were called for 21 total penalties. >> 21 penalties. >> tsk, tsk. in the end, the eagles soared. they won, 27-7. philadelphia also soaring into first place in the nfl east. >> the eagles soared? >> that catch was not en close. >>hat was the fumblele >>hat was a touch down. down. who won the game, tell me. >> the eagles won the game. it's not how you win. tony's not over there. it was ugly. >> the eagle soared. ey won. itit a bird, it's a plane, it's the philadelphia eagles an at number one.
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coming up, a birth day bash for a 4-year-old celebrated at a drugstore. >> okay. also ahead a consume alert about product reviews posted on amazon.com. even amazon executives cannot trust them. now there's a crackdown. >> and we're rowing in sync to work up a sweat. it's a back to the bakes approa to excise. thiss too exhauauing. will itt help keep you fit. >> we'll ask kendis. >> check us out behind the scene scene pics on instagram abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." so their wings got clipped. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found ouou medicare doesn't pay all my medical eenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expensfs. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company.
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of this was just a heartbreaking scene inside a houston supermarket after a driver smashed into the store. eyewitnesss say a young mother in the checkout lane died while trying to protect her 2-year-old girl. six were hurt. police say the elderly driver was attempting to driveut of a hand a capped p pking spot when he she put the car in reverse racing backwards into the store. >> lawsuits from vehicle own ares stemming from volkswagen's emissions sndal are stacking up. more than 200 suits have been filed. many claiming volkswagen marked its diesel engine cars as clean alternatives for years knowing the vehicles were cheating tests. vw almost inevitably will have to compensate ownersnd the company could be forced to buy
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amazon going to war with fake online reviewers suing thousands of people who write phony ads. >> many of those fake reviewers have made a business for themselves out of it here's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: they help you decide where to eat, what to buy, even which tailers to trust. >> amazon suing more than a a thousand allegedly fake reviewers offering their services on the online marketplace pfeiffer.com for posting ads like this one promising a awesome ve-star review for just five bucks.s. satisfaction guaranteed. >> if people start noticing there's a lot of very fake seeming reviews on the website, they're not going to trust amazon and amazon is going to lose the value add. reviews.
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and just like that, dozens of people offering to write a review for five bucks. amazon calls an the fake reviewers deceiving. they tarnished amazon's brand. fivesays we actively remove services that violate o terms of usese and respond promptly to any reports of inappropriate content. >> i spoke to 17-year-old casey sailor two years ago who said she wrote hundreds of glowing reviews for foun bucks a pop. >> next day, they were worng on my bathroom. >> she is not tidesing on fiver and not part of the lawsuit. >> i feel like these people are going t pay somebody to bright a review. it might, as well be me. >> have you ever renated a bathroom? no, i'm 17. >> amazon's efforts with this lawsuit will result in fewer fake reviews because it's clear they're getting serious about stopping the problem.
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>> rebecca jarvis, abc`news, new york. >> if i wanted a vanity for my bathom, it could have and a review bryn by. >> by a 17-year-old. >> 10 to 20% of motel and restaurant reviews might be fake. >> review skeptic.com is the site you can cut and paste thehe reviews. they'llell you whether it's fake or based on. >> so much work. >> it's a lot of work. you got 0 work for it. you better work. coming up. >> ru paul. >> i'm glad you caught that one. the latest trendn group workouts. rowing is one of america's oldest forms of exercise but you don't need a boat to get in shape. why they're now saying rowing is kind of like the new spinning. ahead in our next half hour, the force awake. "star wars" fans g g crazy over e new trailer just released and whether you're using the force for good or the darkside getting a ticket to the movies, two months from now can be a
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"wowod news now" continues okay. spinning, yoga and bar classes havell been the rage the last few years, but there's a new group workout for those looking to mix things up. >> you actually did this workout today. >> ah. >> you really into it. all you ed, you don't need good oars. but genevieve shaw brown explains. >> reporter: move over, soul cycle. there's a new decideio workout coming to town. group rowing studios are popping up all around the nation and enthusiasts say the trend iss allll about getting back to bakes. >> rowing used to be the most popular sport in the u.s. there's a resurgence coming back to that kind of things that really work things that are authentic and true.
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>> reporter: no longer the dusty machine in the gym corner, rowing is having a major resurgence even among people like me who have never been on a machine before >> we get new people all the time and consider that part of our job is to just really kind of get them familiar with the benefits of the rowing machine and get them acquainted with why it's the bestpiece of cardioequipment`t there. >> the these new studiosive seasoned rowers a placeceo practice the sport they love. >> all the camaraderie of rowing in an indoor setting. >. >> we've had gold medal winners. ocean rowers in here, people who are erweight. those people in the same class working asard as they want to work at the same tempo. >> when you row, you work every single muscle in every stroke. we find a lot of people saying they're getting their hard to reach areas. for a lot of women, tha seems to be the bac of their bobody, the a a areas, their butt, hair abs.
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>> i started coming a year ago and couldn't finish the class. what i found here was thinghat changed my body. i dropped ten pounds. i droppedhree dress sizes. >> theeauty of rowing when it's done in spopo is that the individual can exceed his team. you have to be in sync with each other. we find that synergy happens in this class. >> let's keep that going, guys. >> genevieve shaw brown, abc news, new york. two dress sizes. that's a lot. >> that is a lot. i've done it and it is a great workout but it's so boring. you need like motivation in that little glass in front of you like perhaps a nice cocktai or something. >> all it takes, huh. >> coming up, planet earth as we've never seen before. stick around. i asked my dentist if an electric toothbrush was going to clean better than a manual? he said sure. but don't get just a one. geone inspired by dentists. with a round brush head. go pro w wh oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head cups your teeth
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they're going to start posting on their website every day photos of the earth from about a million miles away from a spacecraft. they've already started doing this. isn't that incredible? look at the blue marble photos of earth. the daily sequence of how earth is see as it rotatas. it will show the whole globe over pretty much the course of the day. >> sort of a throwback to the one well-known blue marble photos from the '70s. >> they're not easy to capture. and nasa thinks that this -- they'ring it willlive us new insights into the daily snaps of how the earth looks from this far away. >> so a daily photo of zen i guess from nasa. >> yes, it will be taken every 12 to6 hours and posted. >> iaw something from switzerland that was creative. this graphic designer in switzerland rigged his bike to have this image of an elephant stlling. take a look at a th. you can see how t ts was put
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he uses a speedometer, a projector and ipad mini to create the shadow. >> wow. that's impressive. >> and straps it to his bk and rides his back and peoe think it a big elephant comingg downn the ad. >> children and adults entertained for hours on end. >> oh, my god. mostly adults. >> shadow puppet. >> there he goes. >> that is. >> things to do in switzerland. >> speaking of keeping children entertained, a 4-year-oldanted aa birthday party. he will sa, frozen theme, dora. >> star wars. >> cvs as in the drugstore. she was very obsessed with cvs. she says it's like her heaven because it's full of toys and chocolat milk and snacks. >> what about pills? >> she asked her mother if she could do a cvs theme party and that's what her mama did. >> they did a cvs theme party.y. this wasasown in arkansas.
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and the mother is also a blogger. she kind of posted these photos. and looks pretty impressive to me. >> cute or weird? >> a little weird and a little cute into okay. it's a youngster. so you'll let them do as they wish. >> absolutely. >> this is just really cute. this video on youtube. you have this entire tankful of hamsters but yet, there's got to to be a owoff. >> is that real or a toy? it's the real one who is just like drop down and get your -- he's doing his dance moves back will. >> that's a little weird.
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>> that's this morning on "world news now," flight fight. one airline passenger accused of choking another. just moments after takeoff, the
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dispute over a reclined seat. new this half hour, parents demanding answers after a school bus scare. >> anti-freezezepraying the students during their ride to school. the incident caught on camera, and serious questions about the way the kids were treated. "star wars" frenzy. the two-minute previ shown fofothe first time just hours ago. new hints about the movie as tickets go on sale two months before the show. and in "the skinny" tabloid target. country music star blake sheldon heads from the stage to the courtroom. the tadloid cover story that traged him so much, , 's filed a lawsuit. it's tuesday, october 20th. from abc news, this is "world news now." hey, good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. just checking g t "star wars" still trending because of the big trailer premiering during monday night football last night. a lot of people excited about it. >> it was a really good
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commercial i thought. >> it was a good commercia trailer and weove the synergy here at disneyeyecause it was premiered during espn's monday night football. we'll have more on that, of course, coming up. >> you might turn into c 3 po halfway through the broadcast. >> one of those. absoluly. or e wok. i'm already ere. >> we could have used ewok in this case. air rage i guess is what you could call it. alleged. it forced an emergency landing. > it happened shortly after takeoff. the pilot called the tower 4% asking to return to the airport because of an altercation on board the plane. a fleet of police rs was waiting when they arrived. abc's david kerley with the details. >> reporter: the southwest jet was only 13 minutes into its flight when the pilot calls the l.a. tower. >> hey, flight attendant just called. idently we got two p psengers that are in a a ysical altercation, so we need to get turned around and back to l.a.x. >> flight 2010, declaring an emergency. >> reporter: inside the jet, an escalating situation accding to southwest.
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those onoard say it was all about t reclining seat. a woman reported she was choked by the man behind her, apparently after putting her seat back. >> the lady who got hit was talking about it. she said, he hit me in my head, he choked me. and she was really emotional. >> reporter: police and the fbfb were there. and the man, who was never restrained, walked off the plane taken into custody with officers talking to the alleged victim. >> you have to press charges. >> yeah. >> you're going to regret that. >> exacacy. bubuwhat do do? i'm going to stay here all night? because he's -- >> i'm going to need you. it's a misdemeanor, so i can't do anything. >> reporter: we've seen passengers acting badly on planes in the past. some have been duct taped or hog tied until the jet could land. and thosossmall reclining seats have been a prprlem. remember the passenger who used those so-called knee defenders to keep the seat in front from being reclined? he got a soda in the face. in tt southwest case, the man was questioned and then released but the fbi is still investigating to determine if
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charges shshld be filed. >> david kerley, abc, washington airport. >> the fbi is looking for a teenage hackerho claims to have accessed the personal e-mail of cia director john brennan. the hacker has posted documents online including a list of e-mail addresses reportedly from brennan's contact file. he claims to have hacked the fife of homeland secury secretary, ap well. >> in south africa, olympic athlete oscar pistorius is out of prison paroled a day earlier than expected after spending nearly year behind bars for the dth of his girlfriend reva steenkp. he's now under houou arrest and wiwi remain there likely for as long as four years possibly, prosecutors are appealing his manslaughter conviction hoping to have it changed to murder. if that happens, pistorious would return to prison for 15 years. amar odom has been moved a facility in los angeles.
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he espn reports that the former nba and reality tv tar was brought to l.a. last night by medical helicopter. odom's family says he is alert and that his condition is improving. odom was found uncscious at a brothel inevada. thatatas a week ago. a philadelphia demolition contractor has been found guilty of manslaughter for the death of six people in a building collapse. the jury rejected a third degree murder charges south by the prosecutors to said the contractor avoided warnings of an imminent collapse. his mother speaking after the verdict. >> we are so sorry about all the families, the victims and the ones that managed to get out alive. my heart hurts every day that this happened for them. >> the contractor is now facing a long prison term. when he is sentenced next year, the victims' families have also filed civil lawsuits as a result of the collapse. >> a scary scene on a school bus in washington state was caught on camera. dozens of kids were on board
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whether he a heater hose ruptured in the back of the bus and started leaking anti-freeze. the panic among the children plain to see. >> lk! what is that? something out of the bus! wow. >> incredible to see just how much panic there was. the parents say they are concerned about the way the incident was handled including the way they were told about it. they say some of the ks had stomach and headaches as well as burning eyes. the parents also claim their children weren't checked at the scene. the school district says none of the kids were sprayed. >> the buses that we purchased toegin with are the best buses available to us. and i think they all consider sasafety in that we're n n going to buy something that's unsafe. >> the district says the bus involved in the incident is seven years old. and that it was -- it has been inspected evy summer before school year starts.. >> frightening scene there.. the government is taking steps to bring order to the chaotic drone-filled skies.
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up guidelines that will require most drones to be registered . the me comes amid security concerns as wewe as a spike in sightings by pilots. abc's elizabeth hur with more. >> reporter: if you think you are seeing and hearing about drones a lot more lately, this is why. according to the faa drone sightings haha doubled since last year including reports from pilo complaining a aut the remote control devices flying too close to planes and airports. >> we almost got hit by a drone just to let you know upupere about 20 feet. >> we just saw a little drone. >> reporter: and others even interfered with firefighting efforts like this back in july, prompting authorities to now require private openers of drones to register them with the government. >> we intend to take it on to local streets or on to highways, you're expected to register it and operate it safely to protect
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>> reporter: a newlyormed task force will need to iron t the details of when, where and how the new rules also affect drone operators but calls for a speedy resolution are growing louder with an estimated 3/4 million drones expected to be sold as gifts this holiday season. >> the faa task force is certainly a step in the right direction. but we also need timely decision >> reporter:r:or now, these rules again remama a work in progress, but for example, we're told toys and small drones could be exempted from registering. but all this now up to that new task force to determine and the deadline for their commendations is setetor next month. kendis and reena, back to you. >> our thanks to elizath there. to central texas where crews are keeping an eye on a fire that burned about 60 acres. the fire has been contained but heavy smoke continues to drift through nearby neighghrhoods. it may have been started by an unattended campfire. >> over to california, the last of some 200 vehicles have been
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were trapped by a mudslide from last thursday. a 20-mile long traffic jam including three dozen tractor-trailers followed the slide. heavy equipment remains at the site clearing mud away. that stretch of the major east/west artery could be open again on thursday. major change in the leadership of canada. justin trudeau follows in his late father's footsteps to become the country's second youngest prime minister. his surprise election ends almost ten years of conservative rule. his father pierre led canada from 1968 to 1984 with only a short interruption. no term limits there. >> not quite. you know, stephen harper served r nine years before resigning last night. more speculation on this side of the boer about vice esident joe biden. said to be nearing a decision about a run for the white house. the vice president has held conversations with democrats about potential plans to enter the race.
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subtle jabs at hillary clinton as well as busy -- bernie sanders biden saying republicans are friends, not enemies this after clinton listed republicans among her enemies during the debate. he criticized those who go after e rich which is a sanders' rallyi cry. "the washington post" is aming a computer glilih for mistakenly reporting that biden had decided to launch his campaign. the story was published on the paper's website last night. it was taken down quickly. but the "post" says it was a so-called shell story prepepd to be posted quickly in case of announcement. >> you've got to have some of those ready to go. >> you do. >>on't hit the send button yet. >> don't hit the easy tton. >> ladies and gentlemen, halloween still more than a we away. thanksgiving five weeks from thursday. >> all of that can mean only one thing. that it's starting to look like christmas at a mall near you. in california, take a look. we s that because yesterday, they delivered what's being called the world largest christmas tree on a trtrk. >> thehethey hoisted it into
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a popular southern california beach is closed understandably after that guy showed up. a hammerhead shark spotted offshore. lifeguards in newport beach made the decision yesterday morning. it's the second hammerhead sighting in the area this month. experts say el nino is drawing the shark's prey further north than usual. >> prince william is making an appeal to e chinese in an effort to save t t elephants. william recorded a message on a popular tv show during his recent visit to china. he's calling on everyone to stop buying ivory from elephan and rhinos sold on the black market. if things don't change, william said wild elephants may be extinct before his daughter charlotte turns 25. >> okay.
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so oprah winfrey is own to have the midas touch. many of the productsbooks and movies she gets involved with turn to gold. >> and her latest deal with ight watchers has gigin the compmpy a much needed boost. abc's mara schiavocampo has the details. >> reporter: one of the biggest names in weight loss. >> how does it feel to lose weht while on weight watchers? >> reporter: gaining a powful new partner. weig watchers announcing oprah winfrey has bought 10% of the company for $43.2 million coming on as a "board member and adviser and celebrity face. the media a gul tweeting, "i believe in the weight watchers program so much i decided to invest." that investment sending the slumping stock soaring. oprah herself making approximately $70 million. the rtnership reflects weight tchers efforts to brden the company's mimiion to prioritize overall healthnd wellness. winfrey, who has famously struggled with her weight over the years -- >> it is amazing to me that i can't lift it, but i used to
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carry it around every day. >> reporter: is a marketing force. the oprah effect seen with books, her favorite things and now on the stock market. winfrey will also join weight watchers as a member, sharing her own personal experiences with the program. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. i can't wait to hear her personal experienceses she is just very authentic what she does. i think it's fantastic she's choosing to invest in something she believes in. >> or she's making bank. >> she believes in. authenticity, kendis. >> payday onononday, not bad. >> authenticity. >> coming up, the premiere of the new "star wars" trailer crashing ticket sites overnight. >> first blake shelton suing a
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taking his show cross-country to where he grew up, brooklyn, new york. >> last t ght he started with h ballet lessons from misty copeland. putting together an impressive routine with guillermo to open the week in new york city. his first guest, what, bill murray, one upping kimmel's tutu with his own renaissance garb and make. the conversatiti then turned to his beloved chicago cubs. >> how many of you were watching the game last night? [ applause ] go cubs. >> okay. ththat works fine here, son. >> tonight's guests include two new york icons, donald trump and brooklyn's own jay-z. >> kimmeis a fan of the new york mets throwing out the first pitch the other nighgh fans of the hit tv drama "gilmore girls," get ready. the beloved series is getting the netflix treatment. >> the show ended abruptly in 2007.
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they've been longing foror the show the will feature four episodes centering around the mother/daughter duo. you'll be able to stream the originalix seasons. >> we love that. we can't forget about the ballroom. last night's "dancininwith the stars" saw not one but two three actually perfect scores. >> andy grammer pulled off a aw rez rendition of "singing in the rain." tamar braxton had a rhythm nation routine. >> the b b moment bindi irwin "dirty dancing" theme rhumba pulling off that iconic lift. not faring so well wasaula dede channeling madonna. >> but this was the moment of the night. >> our producer isoking we wish paula deen did the dirty dancing routine. >> that dance landed her at the bottom of the scoreboard leading to her getting the boot fromomhe show but s s didn't mind. but the 62-year-old saying she was excited to get home and see her grandchildren. >> she worked hard.
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it's good. glad to see her there. >> finally, a little more dancing. >> check out drake capping off what was a reallbig night for canada. releasing the music video for his big "hotline bling." >> he sent twitter in a tailspin with his less than stellar moves. but that doesn't matter because the blue jays won and canada has a new prime minister. >> every since mc hammer, rappers have avoided dancings. they probably should stick to that when you see drake's move. >> i thought drake has good moves. maybe when you have good moves, you u n't need to showcase them. >> since degrassi high, it's a a been downhill. >> maybe he'll be in "dancing with the stars" next season. >> now, there goes your air warn
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light speed with the release of a new trailer during monday night football. what a smart way to do this. >> it was brilliant. latest glimpse oepisode 7, the force awakens, has certainly awoken the itt teams at many ticketing websites. crashing before jedis and storm troopers could book their seats for the december opening. abc's juju chang has more. >> reporter: a long time ago in a halftime show far, far away, came the longest look yet at the eagerly anticipated "star wars: the force awakens". just two precious minutes long. >> i was raised to do one thing. >> reporter: but the foror is clearly strong in this one. storm troopers, lightsabers and yes, the millennium falcon all here, teasing what looks to be an action-packed trip back to the darkside. this movie is set roughly 30 years after "return of the jedi" and brings back favorites carrie fisher and harrison ford as hans solo.
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>> it's true. all of it. >> reporter: and appearing in scenes with new characters portrayeby daisy ridley. oscar isaac, an ex-wing fighter pilot also getting plenty of facetime. and there's adam driver, speaking out here as this movie's bad g. kilo wren. >> i'll finish what you started. >> >> reporter: still no glimpse of luke skywalker's face. the hero of the original trilogy absent from the movie's poster released sunday, leading some fans to worry. j.j. abrams directed "the force awakens can, the seventh in the series and there's been a steady buildup for anynyew details about the movie. preorder tickets are available for sale with the sites of some online vendors crashing under the demand. some theaters will be hosting marathon screenings of every film in the series leading up to
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juju chang, abc news, new york. >> it's exciting. >> it is very exciting. a lot of people are -- have been scouring the two minutes and 36 seconds. , yeah. >> oh, yeah. >> i'm channelinmy own samuel jackson there. that might be my outfit because brian and the crew spent hours trying to get tickets and finally, we got tickets. we're going. >> it's a date for the two of you. >> we're going to get dressed up. what should i wear? >> i'm nervous for the theater. >> don't be scared.
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>> i'mremove trees near the site where the emerald ash borer ws discovered.*a state agricultural official found an infestation f the bug at a rest sop along intersste 380, about a half-mile north of the linn county- johnson county line. the emerald ash borer kills ash trees by feeding on their inner bark, disrupting the flow of water and nutrients. ty officials say they don't ow how many tree crews will have ttcut down. more news later here on tv9. som good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're fofoowing this morning on "world news now." the biden watch. all eyes are on the vice
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decision about a potential presidential run. he may have already taken his first subtle jabs at the two democratic frontntunners. a full report coming up shortly. >> canada has a new leader this morning. justin trudeau following in his late father's footsteps to become the country's prime minister. he defeats conservative steven harper who led canada for almost ten years. lamar odom has been moved from the hospital in las vegas to a facility in los angeles. espn reporting he was brought to l.a. last night by medical helicopter. odom was found unconscious at a brothel in nevada a week ago. and the toronto blue jays broke out their big bats last night smashing three home runs on the way to defeating kansas city in game three of the american league championship series. game 4 is thth afternoon. ose are some of our r p stories on this tuesday, october 20th. from abc news, this is
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"world news now." >> and we say good tuesday morning to you we're going to get started with presesential politics. or possible presidential run. joe biden still keeping everyone guessing about his next step. >> is he or isn't he? the vice president neaqs a decion about a possible run, "the washington post" mistakenly reported that he had launched his campaign for president. >> whoops. >> the story quickly vanished from the paper's website and being g amed on a computer glitch. it's your voice, your vote. and jonathan carl is following biden's every move. >> reporter: at the white house even president obama was bombarded with questions about his vice president. >> we're talking about climate change, guys. >> reporter: biden had nothing to say publicly about 2016, although at a wte house event, he did say this -- >> i don't considederepublicans enemies. they're friends. >> reporter: could that have been a swipe at hillary? this is what she said when asked which enemy she is most proud of. >> well, in addition to the nra,
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the hehlth insurance compani, the drug companies, the iranians -- [ laughter ] probably the republicans. >> reporter: and was this a shot at bernie sanders? >> i'm not one of these guys, you know, let's go after the rich andndhe powerful, and they're the problele they're not a a oblem. reporter: a sourcrcinvolved with biden's deliberations told abc news the vp has not made a decision about running for president, but biden has been calling potential supporters. >> how you all doing? reporter: over the weekend tataing to the head of t t influential firefighters union who says he told biden he'd likely get their support if he runs. >> reporter: even biden's closest advisers acknowledge the odds would be stack add ainst him. he would be starting late with h the no money, no campaign organization, and way behind in the polls. as for when? they say he could drag out his decision making until next week. jonathan carl, abc news, the white house. >> if biden joins the race, he
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may have one less competitor. democratic candidate jim webb considering running as an independent. he's holding a news conference today to discuss his candidacy, the campaign and his views of the political parties. he repeatedly complained about not getting enough talk ti duringast week's debate. he has 1% in the latest polls. on the republican side, donald trump and ben carson are asking for secret service protection and the requests are being reviewed by the homeland security chief. taxpayers would foot the bill. such requests are not unusual at this point in the race for ontrunners. both canandates have made controversial comments about ethnic and religious groups and both are attracting large crowds. a sech under way for a teenager who claims to have accessed the personal e-il of cia director john brenn. the hacker has posted documents online, including a list of e-mail addresses purportedly from brennan's contact file. no classified information we're told was reved. >> the longtime girlfriend of convicted mobster whitey bulger made a brief appearance in court yesterday.
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guilty. to charges she refused to say whether other people helped whililhe was on the run. her attorney sayayshe doesn't knkn anything. in philadedehia, demolition contractor convicted of manslaughter for the death of six people in a building collapse. prosecutors had wanted murder convictions against griffin campbell. they say he should have known the building was about to come down. campbell'sawyer blames the architect who hired him knowing that he was not qualified. >> and in south africa, olympic theater oscar pistorius is out of prison. he was paroled yesterday a d earlier than expected after spending nearly a yearehind bars for the death of his girlfriend reva steenkamp. pistorious is now under house arrest and will remain that way for the next four years. prosecutors are appealing his manslaughter conviction hoping to have it changed to murder. if that happens, pistorious would return to prison for 15 years. and back in this country, police in the cleveland area
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the scene of a domestic incident involving browns' quarterback johnny manziel. his suseen here on the sididof a road after being pulled over by police. manziel's girlfriend was also in that vehicle. she says both of them had been drinking before having a fight. and on the footage you hear colleen crowley say manziel hit her a couple of times. a concern by manzizi's coach. >> i get it. i get the concern and the outcry and i know everything with him is magnified times a thousand. you know, he made a lot of strides. d it's -- this is a process for hihi and i know it's something that it's upsetting for all of us. >> police also released a picture of a mark on colleen crowley's arm which apparently isisrom manziel's attempmpts to keep her from jumping out of the vehicle. the couple have not been charged. a case of alleged air rage
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california. the pilot requested the landing cause of an altercatatn between two o ssengers. eyewitnesss say it was over a reclining seat. police cars met the plane when it landed. this morning the fbi is investigating. here's abc's lauren lyster >> southwest 2010. >> go ahead. >> reporter: the southwest jet was 13 minutes into its flight when the pilot called air traffic control. >> hey, flight attendant just called. evidently we've got two passengers that are in a physical altercation. we need to get turned around back to l.a.x. >> flight 2010, declaring you an emergency. >> reporter: inside the jet according to southwest, an escalating situation. a fight between two passengers. some on the flight say it was over a reclining st, a woman reported she w choked by the man behind her appppently after putting her seat back. >> the lady who got, you know, hit was talking about it. she was going, he hit me in my head and choked me and she was really emotional. reporter: the jet r rurned to
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l.a.x.x. police and the f f were there and the man walked off the plane and was taken into custody with officers talking to the alleged victim. >> yeah. you're going to regret that. >> exactly. but whato i do? i'm goininto stay here all night? >> reporter: we've seen reclining seats become an issue in the past. there were the passengers last year who got kicked off a united flight after fighting over use of a so-called knee defender r that keeps the see the in frfrt from being reclined. the man in this case was questioned and released. the fbi said there was no arrest or charges at this time. the passengers did get to san francisco on another plane. five hours late. lauren lyster, abc news, los angeles. reena, kendis, back to you. >> thanks to lauren there in l.a. a scary scene on a school bus in washington state caught on camera. dozens of kids on board when a heater hose ruptured in the back of theus. you see it therend started leaking anti-freeze after all of this happened, some of t t kids
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well as burning eyes. the parents also claimed their children weren't checked at the school. the school district says none of the kids were sprayed and that the bus has been inspected every summer before the schoolear gets under way. and this tragic scene in houston at a grocery store. a young mother died while protecting her child when a car smashed into the store. six people were alsonjured. police say the elderly driver was pulling out of a parking spot when she hit the reverse and raced backward into that market. lawsuits from vehicle owners stemming from volkswagen's emissions scandal areretacking up a ainst the automaker.. more than 200 suits have been filed in the last few weeks. many claiming volkswagen marketed its diesel engine cars as clean alternatives for years knowing that the vehicles were cheating emissions tests. vw almost inevitably will have to compensate owners. some legal experts say that the
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back those cars all together. >> for the past ten days, the price of gas has plunged in some areas it's below $2 a gallon. e nationwide average for a gallon of gas now $2.26, the lowest since february. >> it's 85 cents cheaper than this time last year. drivers in south carolina and new rsey are paying the lowest just under 2 bucks a gallon. i alwayay love in jersey, they fill it up f f you. >> that is one of the great benefit about driving through jersey. >> traffic is one of the other problems. it's a good thing the prices are plunging because now everyone has a little mo moneyeyo spend on t ts classic car. it's a doozy. a 1956 ferrari 290 mm, one of just four ever built. >> and the preauction estimate $28 million. >> ouch. >> yes, i said that rig. $2 million. makes ititne of the most valuable cars everero be put on the auction block. >> part of it was. it was built specifically for a formula i race car driver
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all time. the car goes on sale in december here in new york city. and this is the toy model? >> it kind of looks like a toy model, doesn't it? that's a pricey car. going to need a little loan, if you don't mind. >> i mind. >> come on. u got it. all right. coming up, getting everyone excited about the sun, the moon and the stars at t t white house. >> and also ahead, excitement about a galaxy far, far away. the "star wars" movie premiere just out. and the sudden dash to buy ckets months ahe of time. kendnd got a paraapparently. >> and new concerns about overprotective moms and dads. what experts are saying now about so-called helicopter parents. after our look at the big tuesday forecast map. yore watching "world news now." 61 in biings. "world news now" weather. brght to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> important message
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you've probably seen this video by now. a driver appears to knock two people off a speeding motorcycle. now the car's driver has been charged th aggravavad assault with a deadly weapon. william crum is expected to appear in a texas courtroom later today. when he was confronted about the incident, could be heard on the deo saying, "i don't care." >> united airlines is in the middle of a management shake-up after the ceo stepped down last month after a federal investigation. the replacement ceo oscar munoz haseen in the hospital sie last week. the airline says h h had a h heart attack. so united's general can council bret hart is the running the company for now. hart says he'll be working to improve customer service while munoz recovers. >> oprah winfrey is putting her nane and money behind weight watchers the media mogul known for her struggles with weight, of course, has bought 10% of the
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company for $43 million. and will have a seat on its board. she will help weight watchers focus on/overall health and wellness. s stock price rose 105% on winfrey'y'announcement in one day. 105%. >> i'm not surprised. the oprah touch. protective moms and dads are being warned by parenting experts to ease up. >> so-called helicopter parents may think their intentions are gogo. but critics disagree with it. abc's jesse palmer with the debate. >> reporter: parenting styles can vary from too relaxed. >> not like a regular mom. i'm a cool mom. >> reporter: to too protective. >> i'm gting rid of everything in the house that has gluten or sugar. >> reporter: to so-called helicopter parenting where parents hover over their kids' every move. but could overbearing parents be harming their kids? >> kids grow up, they can't do for themselves. they don't have the skills needed in the workplace and have much higher rates of anxiety and depression.
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freshmen at stanford university and author of "how to raisesen adult," believes parents who hover could be ruining lives of a future generation. >> we have the best of intentions and it leads to harm. >> her cdaim sparking a debate. one woman writing children should leaven how to sol their own problems. another defending helicopter parents saying if a child is drowning, you're not going to walk away. >> i would never tell a parent to cut your child off and throw them into an unfamiliaplace. >> we have to stop doing so much so that they can really begin to lead their own lives. >> reporter: koorthing to lith could the haines, if you are overdoing it, there are ways to take a step back. first stop saying "we" when referring to your kids. >> we lo this. i said we. >> yeah, you do that sometimim. >> i'm so sorry. >> reporter: second, stop arguing with the adults in their lives, this includes coaches and teachers. finally, stop doing their homework for them.
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rselves out of a job. goododdvice there. >> which one are you? >> i think i'm a chinese mom helicopter pilot that -- >> you're a ninja parent. >> i'm a ninja. >> you're all up in their business. they got no room. i'm a believer in like i'll be the cool dad and you can be the helicopter parent. yeah, so it's like a good cop, bad cop. >> gd strategy. >> they'll take care of me when i'm 90. you'll be in the home. >> you've got it figured out. you are so mean. that is so wrong on so many levels . you read this. i'm recovering from your commt. >> comg up, "star wars" fans lining up atatheaters. this movie isn't out for another two months. >> the frenzy has begun. that's next on "world news now." i can't believe you said i'll be in a retirement home. "world news now" continues
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>> wow. hans solo confirming it is true, in fact,he new trailer for "star wars" premiering last night during halftime of monday night football. >> so cool on the big screen. it's just the latest teaser a fans gear up for its release two months from now. as you can expect, i ibrought out ththjedi faithful. bc's alex michaelson has more from l.a. >> reporter: fans lining up at the el capitan in hollywood to watch the trailer on the big screen here. >> this is the time that you realize that you're not alone. yocome out of your house and hang o with "star wars" fa. >> reporter: there's been quite a buildup to this. back in april, disney hosted a "star wars" celebration at the anaheim convention center for 100,000 devoted fans. theycreened the first ailer featuring a familiar pair. >> we're home. >> reporter: in july, the san diego symphony serenaded fans at comic-con. they were introduced to new cast
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members and original stars carrie fisher, mark hamill and harrison ford who are reuniting on screen. jason ward is lining up for tickets along with his son named luke after you know who, luke skywalker. >> like luke skywaer. he's the new luke. >> i'm luke skywalker. >> if you need a refresher course, disney will be playing all of them marathon style before the new film screens in december. >> i'm doing the marathon. i'm committed. >> i'm alex michaelson for abc news. >> if i i uld get a couple nights off, i would do the marathon too. >> how exciting. a lot of people buzzing about it asking where was luke and why was leia sad. >> i don't know.
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>> i was just trying to make a point. >> yes, yes. >> more than 300 kids, parents and teachers came out for the event aimed at getting kids excited about science and space. >> as long as young people like so many of you who are here tonight keep seeking answers to the great questions, america can do anything. reporter: also in attendance, bill nye, the science guy. 11 astronauts and ahmad muhammad. remember him? last month, he was the text teenager getting arristed for his homemade clock. this month, hehe at the white house. taking president obama up on his invite, but without the clock. telling abc's robin roberts at the time -- >> will you bring the clock with you? >> the clock is still in custody with the police. >> dyou want it back? >> i want it back with m humility. >hile he did come empty handed, he was able to get a photo standing beside the president, humility and all. president obama used the event to encourage young people like
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ahmad to engage in the sciences. telling e children that one day, they could be part of the mission to mars in 2030. serena marshall, abc news, washington. it's a good thing he's not running because i could see that in a campaign ad. they don't let me hold the moon rocks. >> or tinker with the telescope. >> oh, bless him, it was really a nice event and it seems like science is cool. >> that's the news for this half hour. speaking of cool.
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>> and the suspect is a teenager. how did the teen break into cia director john brennan's personal e-mail account and what private information may have been exposed? the developments overnight. more political hints about joe biden running for president. why saturday may be an important day to declare. and how a newspaper's website mistakenly posting something that made quite a stir. early release. convicd murderer. car pistorius let ououof prison overnight sooner than expected. the olympic blade runner. and new orders from the judge. and later working up a swe while rowing in sync. these gyms specializing in rowing classes are bringing back a once popular sport while giving you a workout challenge. it's tuesday, october 20th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everybody. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. wow, we begin with the hunt for a teenaged hacker who claims to
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e-mail of the nation's top spy. this is pretty incredible. you know what i found remarkable? he uses aol. >> he's the one y that uses an aol account. a few pepele are using aol. apparently this is what's taken place. one document taken from john brennan's file contains the name of senior intelligence officials, along with their social security numbers. abc's pierre thomas reports from d.c. >> reporter: an allegedly young hacker is posting what he claims is personal information about some of the nation's&top intelligence officials. the hacker, who describes himself as a high school teenager, angry about e plight of the palestinians, says he infiltrated a private e-mail account associated with cia director john brennan that had details of brennan's application for a security clearance. on twitt, the hackers alsoo releasing the names and social security numbers of other key intelligence officials on the cia director's contact list. the fbi and secret service are actively pursuing the hacker. and they are investigating
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another claim in which the hackers says he got into a private account of the homeland security secretary. so far thehe is no evidence that classified information was compromised, but these top officials now face the real prospect of additional hacking and data theft. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> n the last we've heard of that. to politics, now and the top two gop presidential hopefuls askinghe government for secret service prottion. the request from donald trump and ben carson being reviewed by the homeland security chief. taxpayers would foot the bill for that. such requests are not unusual at this point in the race for front runners. both candidates have made controversial comments about ethnic and religious groups and both are attracting largr crowds. as for the demrats, jim webb may be ready to jump ship. webb is now considering running as an independent. the former virginia senator is holding a news conference later on today to niscuss his
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candidacy. e campaign as well as his views on the politic parties. webb repeatedly cocolained about not getting enough time to talk during last week's democratic debate. he has 1% in the latest national polls. it's still anybody's guess whether joe biden will shake up the race. "the washington post" last night accidentally publishing a story adlined biden to launch a presidential campaign. the story quickly taken down. the paper blamed it on a technical glitch. it's your voice, your vote. abc'c'kenneth moton has the latest. >> i'm the late joe biden. >> reporter: vice president joe biden with not so subtle joke before his remarks onn climate change. a little help from the white house monday. >> this is an intensely personal decision for anybody to make. he understands the time and pressure he's under. he'll make a decision when he's prepared to make it. >> reporter: recent polling think clinton is a stronger leader but the vp is more likable.
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they believe t t vice president is more honest and t tstworthy thananhe former secretary of state. but clinton is leading the national horse race. a new monmouth university poll shows her at 48%, biden 17. clinton spent the day off the trail. bernie sanders was on it in iowa, discussing climate change, campaign finance reform and jobs. >> it's not my style to go around attacking people. on the other hand, we have to lay things on the table. >> reporter: donald trump was on the campaign trail at a large rallllin south carolina. fresh off a round of interviews suggesting george w. bush was to blame for the 9/11 attacks, trump was at it again, hitting his rivals and the media. >> this is a movement. this is rely a movement, and it's a big movememt and a strong movement and we're going to take our country back. it's going to happen. >> reporter: more important deadlines for the vice president. saturday is the jefferson jackson dinner in iowa, a key stop for democrats in the 2016 race kendndis and reena.
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>> kenneth, thank you so much. planned parenthood says it is going to fight a funding cut to its clinics in texas. state health officials yesterday dropped planned parenthood from the s set -- state's medicaid program. following an investigation into the undercover of videos in which the sale of tissue was discussed. the state ordered the state to the provide the funding for 14 more days. drone operators will soon have to register their devices. government has s up a task force to decide which drones should be registered. there are reports drones have interfered with fire fighting. the guidelines should be in place in mid-december. some 700,000 drones are expected to be rchased this holiday season. >>the fbi investigating after a fight broke e t between two passengers on board a southwest airlines plane. 13 minutes into the flight, to san francisco, the pilot requested an emergency landing back in l.a. eyewitnesss sathe trouble started when a woman reclined
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the man behind her not happy about it is accused of choking her. >> the lady who gow you know hit was talking about. she sasa he hit in my head and choked me. she e s really emotional. >> police were waiting when the plane touched down. the man walked off the plane and was questioned but not arrested. flight took off again for san francisco. oscar pistorius is out of prisonhin south africa. he was releasesea day earlier an scheduled and has started what could end up being a year's long stay under house arrest. alfor the death of his girlfriend. abc's lauren lyster has the details. reporter: oscar p ptorius is no l lger behind bars but he's still not t free man. pistorious was released from prison after serving nearly a year of his five-year sentence for manslaughter. he'll be under house arrest at $% his uncle's home. pipiorius is the double amputee olympian known as blade runner because he competes on these prosthetic legs.
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shooting death of his girlfriend, model reva steenkamp in 2013. at his sensational trial, pistorius claimed he had mistaken her for an intruder and opened fire through theiei bathroom door. and he swore it was a horrible mistake. >> i did not fire at reena. >> prosecutors2say he shot her intentionally after an argument. >> you armed yourself for the sole purpose of shooting and killing her. >> they have appealed the manslaughter conviction and pistorious could still be convicted of murder by a higher court. in that case, he faces a minimum sentence of 15 years. for now, pistorious must continue court ordered psychotherapy. he must meet with the family o reva steenkamp if they agree. lalaen lyster, abc news, los angeles. lamar odom has been moved from a hospital in las vegas to a facility in los angeles. espn reporting the former nba and reality tv star was brought
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to l.a. last night by a medical helicopter. odom's family says is he art and that his condition is improving. odom was found unconscious at a brothel in nevada a week ago. a surprise result in the canadian elections. justin trudeau to become the next prime ministe he beat steven harper, a conservative who ran the country for almost ten years. pierre trudeau was prime minier during the '60s and '70s, then again during the '80s. >> that could have a lot of impact on our politics. while we're talking about canada, there was an important baseball game in toronto last night. to for details time for sports with the reena. >> this is what you're talking about international relations. the blue jays needed this one badly against the royals. they were up 3-2 in the third whenenhey broke the game open with six runun kansas city scored four of their own in the ninth. but it was a little too late,
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kendis. toronto wins it, 11-8. they trail two games to one. game fououthis afternoon. >> big showdown. boy, this one, it was a messy one for "monday night footba." betwn the giants and eagles. the tes combined for seven turnovers five of em interceptis, and they were called for 21 totatapenalties. >> 21 penalties. >> tsk, tsk. in the end, the eagles soared. they won, 27-7. philadelphia also soaring into first place in the nfl east. >> the eags soared? >> that catch was not even close. >> you get it it, the eagles soared? >> that was the fumble? >> that was a touchdo. >> oh, the story was the touchdown. who won the game, tell me. >> the eagles won the game. it's not how you win. tony's not over there. it was ugly. >>,the eagle soared. that's all anye needs to know. they won.
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it's a bird, is a plane, it's the philadelphiaiaagles an at mber one. coming up, a birth day bash for a 4-year-old celebrated at a drugstore. >> okay. also ahead a consumer alert about product reviews posted on amazon.com. even amazon executives cannot trust them. now there's a crackdown. and we'e' rowing in sync to work up a sweat. it's a back to basic approach to exercise. thiss too exhausting. will it help keep you fit. we'll ask kendis. >> check us ououbehind the scene pics on instagram abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." so their wings got clipped. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it onlnlcovers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardizezemedicare suppppment insurance plansns
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company could be forceto buy back the cars altogether. amazon going to war with fake online reviewews suing thousands of people who write phony ads. >> many of those fake reviewers have made a business for themselves out of it. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: they y lp you decide where to eat, what to buy, even which retailers to trust. amazon suinging more than 1,000 allegedly fake reviewers, offering their services on the online marketplace fiverr.com for posting ads like this one promising awesome five-star review for just five bucks. satisfaction guaranteed. >> if people start noticing there's a lot of very fake seeming reviews on the website, they're not going to trust amazon and amazon is going to lose the value add. >> i go on fiverr, type in amazon reviews.
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peopleffering to write a review for five bucks. it's a complaint amazon calls the fake reviewers deceiving. they tarnished amazon's brand. fiverrrrays we actively rereve services that violate our terms of use and respond promptly to any reports of inappropriate content. i spoke to 17-year-old casey sailil two years ago who said she wrote hundreds of glowing reviews for four bucks a pop. >> next day, they were working on my bathroom. >> she is not advertising on fiverr and not part of the lawsuit. >> i feel like theseeoplare going to pay somebody to write a review. it might, as well be me. >> reporter: have you ever renovated a bathroom? >> no, i'm 17. >> amazon's efforts with this lawsuit will result in fewer fake r riews because it's clear
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now." okay. the name jog yoga and bar so spinning, yoga and ba classes have alllleen the rage the last few years, , t there's a nenegroup workout for those looking to mix things up. >> you actually did this workout today. >> yeah. >> you really into it. all you need, you don't need good oars. but genevieve shaw brown explains. >> reporter: move over, soul cycle. there's a new studio workout coming to town. group rowingngtudios are popping up all around the nation and enthusiasts say the trend is all about getting back to basics. rowing used to be t most populalasport in the u.s. there's a resurgenen coming back totohat kind of things that really work, things that are authentic and true. we've tapped into that and we're riding that wave.
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>> reporter: no longer the dusty machine in the gym corner, rowivg is having a major/ resurgence even among people like me who o ve never been on a a machine before. >> we get new people all the time and consider that part of our job is to just really kind of get them familiar with the benefits of the rowing machine and get them acquainted with why it's the best piece of cardio equipment out there. >> reporter: for everyone in dallas, these new studios give seoned rowers a place to practice the sport they love. >> all the camaraderie of rowing in an indoor setting. >> we've had palestinianss -- olympians in here, gold medal winners. ocean rowers in here, people who are overweight. those people in the same css working as hard as they want to wo at the same tempo. >> when you row, you work every single muscle in every stroke. we find a lot of people saying
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operation or mission. they're going to start posting on their website every day photos of the earth from about a million miles away from a spacecraft. they've already started doing this. >> that looks grt. >> isn't that t credible? look at the blue marble photos of earth. the daily sequence of how earth is seen as it rotates. it will show the whole globe over pretty much the course of the day. >> sort of a throwback to the one well-known blue marble photos from e e 0s. >> yes, and they're not easy, obviously, to capture. and nasa thinks that this will give us n daily insights into the daiai snaps o o how the earth looks from this far away. >> so a daily photo of zen i guess from nasa. >> yes, it will be taken every 12 to 36 hours and posted. >> i saw sqmething from itzerland that wasreative. this graphic designer in switzerland rigged his bike to
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strolling. take a look at that. you can see how is was put together. he uses a speedometer, a prprector and ipad mini to create the shadow. >> wow. that's impressive. >> and straps it to his back and rides his back and people think it's a big elephant coming down the road. >> children and adults entertained for hours on end. >> oh, my god. most adults. >> shadow puppet. >> there he goes. >> that is. >> things to do in switzerland. speaking of keeping children entertained, a a4-year-old wanted a birthday party. elsa, "frozen" theme, dora. >> "star wars." >> cvs as in the drugstore. she was very obsessed with cvs. she says it's like her heaven because it's fulof toys and chocolate milk and snacks. >> what about pills? >> she asked her mother ifhe could do a cvs theme party and that's w wt her mama did. >> they did a cvs theme party. >> yes, you see right there. isn't that cute?
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this was down in arkansas. and the mother is also a blogger. she kind of posted these photos. and looks pretty impressive to me. >> cute or weird? >> a little weird and a little cute. >> okay. it's a youngster. so you'll let them do as they wish. >> absolutely. >> this is just really cute. this video on youtube. you have thientire tankful of hamsters but yet, there's got to be just thatatne guy who's got to be a showoff. >> is that real or a toy? >> it's the real one who is just like drop down and get your --
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there. monddy provided pleety of wind across thee state. those winds back down overnight and tomorrow. as a cold front approaches the wind remains from the southwest, keeping some ry mild conditlons in place. the weather systm itself doeenot have muchh moisturr to work soo any rainfall will remain scattered and on the light side. later in the week highs fall into the middle to upper 60s which is still above normal for the late part of october. have a great night! tonight: partly loudy low making news in america this morning, the wait for joe biden's decision for a possible
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