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that's what's making news in america this morning. >> have a great day. making news in america this morning, reversing course. donald trump appearing to backtrack on his birther stance. his campaign now says the republican nominee believes the president was born in the usa. hillary clinton gets back on the campaign trail. hair to look like this? overnight samsung announces when replacement phones will be available after 1 million galaxy note 7s were recalled. what owners of the phone should know. officers attacked in busy midtown manhattan. a man with a meat cleaver on a rampage. new video this morning showing what may have led to that wild incident. and an out-of-control plane tries to land, but then
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a good friday morning. we begin with a first for the trump campaign admitting that president obama was, indeed, born in the usa. >> this after years of helping to drive the whole birther movement. donald trump appearing to backtrack on his birther stance. his campaign now says the republican nominee believes the president was born in the usa. the issue now a sticking point in the election as hillary clinton gets back on the campaign trail. from washington where both candidates will be later today. lana, good morning chl. >> reporter: happy friday, diane and kendis. yes, both of them will be here today and we'll be listening to see if donald trump can reconcile his campaign statements with his own. overnight a stunning statement from the donald trump campaign. claiming that trump did the nation and president obama a grt service by definitively demonstrating that mr. obama was born in the u.s.
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"in 2011, mr. trump was finally able to bring this ugly incident to its conclusion by successfully compelling president obama to release his birth certificate." but trump himself continued to raise this, quote, ugly issue in tweets and statements after 2011 and as recently as 36 hours ago would not answer a "washington post" reporter who asked him if he believed president obama was born in the u.s. saying, "i'll answer that question at the right time. i just don't want to answer it yet." hillary clinton pounced. >> and he still wouldn't say hawaii. he still wouldn't say america. >> reporter: also hitting trump for calling the minister in flint, michigan, a nervous wreck. >> every time we think he's hit rock bottom he sinks even lower. >> reporter: clinton was back on the campaign trail. ? i feel good ? >> reporter: after taking a break to recover from pneumonia. and that trump campaign
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rumors about president obama's birthplace, but fact checkers have said that that is inaccurate. diane, kendis. >> all right. we're going to get get the latest on that on "gma," lana, when one of trump's sons is there. thank you. overnight samsung has revealed when it will replace those now recalled galaxy note 7s. the recall comes after dozens of reports of the phones bursting into flames due to a battery defect. abc's lauren lyster has the details. reports of overheating phones across the country reported by owners exploding on nightstands and in cars -- >> it sound like it bursted and then there was smoke everywhere. >> reporter: -- the u.s. government announcing an official recall. >> because this product presents such a serious fire hazard, i am urging all consumers, all consumers to take advantage of this recall right away. >> reporter: nearly a million phones in the u.s. are affected
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26 people burned and 55 pieces of property damaged. samsung now agreeing to refunds. before now the company only offering exchanges. 130,000 making the switch meaning there are more than 800,000 phones still out there and after warning flyers about them on planes -- >> samsung galaxy note 7 phones are not to be charged or powered on during this flight. >> reporter: in the wake of the recall, the federal government saying the only way one of these devices can be taken aboard is if they are shut off, disconnected from a charger. subway systems warning against them too. the president of samsung's american business saying sorry. >> we did not meet the standard of excellence that you expect and deserve. for that, we apologize. >> reporter: people with recalled phones should contact the place where they purchased their device to receive their refund or free phone. for now that's a different model but the company says new galaxy note 7s should be available no
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angeles. to the east coast now and panic during the evening rush hour in new york city. police opening fire after an officer was attacked with a meat cleaver. police shot a man wielding the 11-inch knife on a crowded street. this is all near penn station in madison square garden. he was confronted by police after trying to remove that boot from his vehicle. he pulled out the knife and started running. police tried using a taser but that apparently didn't stop him. an off-duty officer tried to tackle him and ended up with a 6-inch gash in his face. that's when police opened fire. >> a pretty crazy individual, honestly, brandishing a very large meat cleaver at which point the police officers directly yelled drop your weapon, drop your weapon. maybe ten seconds after that you heard five or seven gunshots. >> very loud like very loud bangs, something i've never heard before, but i knew it when i heard that it was gunshots. >> the detective is listed in serious condition. the suspect is in critical but stable condition. we're told both men are expected
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the suspect may have been living, however, in that car. the navy says pilot error is to blame for a fatal blue angels crash in tennessee. the navy's report on the june incident says the pilot lost control because he was flying too low and too fast and too close to the ground for the maneuver that he was performing. pilot fatigue and cloudy weather are also mentioned as contributing factors in that crash. and u.s. soccer star megan rapinoe may be disciplined for her latest national anthem protest. rapinoe knelt during the anthem before thursday's fr ainst thailand. that's the first time she's shown support for the nfl's colin kaepernick stance against racial injustice at an international match. afterward the u.s. soccer star issued a statement -- soccer, rather, issued a statement saying, "as part of the privilege to represent your country, we have an expectation that our players and coaches will stand and honor our flag while the national anthem is played." developing overnight, julia regained strength back into a tropical storm, but it no longer poses a threat to land.
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through the midwest right now. looking at the radar, you can see the line of storms stretching from kansas to the canadian border. there are reports of hail and damaging wind from these storms and the system is bringing heavy rain. here's what it left behind in sioux falls, south dakota, 6 inches of rain flooding the streets there. still ahead, we'll tell you where gas prices could soon spike 15 cents a gallon. and a rough landing. it was all caught on camera. a pilot struggles to put his plane down. we'll tell you how this one ended. plus, a great white breaches the water not far from surfers. look at all these purchases you made with your airline credit card. hold only got double miles on stuff you bought from that airline? let me show you something better. the capital one venture card.
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apparent case of road rage, the bus was seen trying to pass a fedex drive in new jersey and the fedex driver swerved forcing the bus into the opposing lane. luckily, there were no cars coming and there were no kids on board that bus. the bus driver in this incident has reportedly been fired. fedex says its driver's actions are also being reviewed. authorities in columbus, ohio, are urging calm as they investigate the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer. night for a vigil for 13-year-old tyre king. police were pursuing three suspects in an armed robbery when king allegedly pulled a gun. police later discovered that he was carrying a bb gun that looked like a real one. the officer's on administrative leave. fiat chrysler is recalling nearly 2 million vehicles over air bag defects. a computer glitch could keep the air bags from deploying or seat belts from tightening in a frontal crash. the automaker says three deaths and five injuries may be tied to
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chrysler, dodge and jeep vehicles from 2010 to 2014. see full details at and drivers in the eastern u.s. can expect to start paying a little more at the pump. a main gasoline pipeline from the gulf coast to new jersey has been out of service for a week now. one estimate says the disruption in gas deliveries could cause spikes of 15 cents a gallon. so, the new apple iphone goes on sale today around the world, and these guys right here, well, they were among the firs iphone 7 models this morning. this is in sydney, australia. customers might be disappointed because some of the models of the phone sold out during the preorder period. long lines have formed outside apple stores across this country waiting for sales to get started. and there's a great island for sale, but the mortgage might stretch your budget just a little bit. this is darien, connecticut's great island. the 63-acre estate is going on the market for the first time in more than a century.
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main house and a 20-stall granite stable. oh, that's what we all need. the asking price, $175 million, a record for a residential property. but you have your own island. >> maybe we just all pull together. >> yes. >> we could buy like a tree on there. >> that's about it. all right, when we come back, a day in the life of o.j. simpson. we get a look his day-to-day in prison and the surprising item he keeps in his cell. plus, delay of game. wait until you hear what held up last night's red sox game. every day my challenge is to be in sync with my body, with myself, with my life. it all starts with a healthy routine. that's why i'm taking the activia two week probiotic challenge by enjoying activia yogurt with billions of probiotics every day. because when my routine is in sync, i can face any challenge.
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and dry across most of the west, but there will be wet roads in the middle of the country from texas to the upper midwest. wet also in the carolinas. if you're flying, you can expect airport delays in kansas city and chicago. new details are surfacing this morning about an ohio man accused of a horrific crime spree. >> a candlelight vigil was held in ashland, ohio, last night for three women who were found dead. the suspected serial killer is now behind bars thanks to the managed to sneak a phone call. more now from abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: stunning new details, investigators are piecing together painting a portrait of a possible serial killer. >> we are in the process again of processing the crime scene. >> reporter: police say he is 40-year-old shawn m. grate arrested wednesday after this harrowing 911 call from a woman saying she was tied up inside this abandoned ohio house. >> is there any way you can get
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him, and i'm scared. >> reporter: the suspected serial killer allegedly living a double life. his facebook page portraying the simple life of a carpenter, but his criminal history telling a different story. over a 20-year span reportedly convicted of burglary and pleading guilty to abduction, domestic violence and drug abuse serving more than four years in prison. ryan smith, abc news, ashland, ohio. a pilot and his passenger walk away from quite a rough landing. this all happened in the netherla a light aircraft overshot the runway at an airport near rotterdam and then sent up a cloud of dust as it hit a potato field. both people on board are said to be okay. a police officer shot in the line of duty receives a warm sendoff as he makes his way home. dozens of people applauded as josh vadell was wheeled out of a new jersey hospital. the atlantic city officer was shot in the head on september 3rd while responding
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the 29-year-old is the father of two. his wife is pregnant with their third child. now to sports and last night's game between the jets and bills marked the nfl's debut of streaming games on twitter. >> while the video quality was said to be high, viewers almost immediately started complaining about a delay of several minutes between the stream and the live broadcast. >> well, let's get the highlights now from the game from our friends at espn. good morning, america. welcome in to "sportscenter." i'm lisa kerney. he is john anderson. and a football thursday for you. >> here we go, thursday night, it's the jets and the bills. fourth quarter, the bills are sheldon richardson who just fired up his team comes up big on a fourth down stop stuffing lesean mccoy. the measurement says we're going the other way. jets take over on downs. and then they hand it to matt forte. this guy has got two games in his jets career, and he's been stellar in both of them. carried the rock 30 times, 100 yards, three touchdowns, jets win, 37-31.
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fenway. yankees trying to rough up the red sox. bottom eighth, sox down 5-1. david ortiz does that, deep center field. gone. passes mickey mantle with his 537th home run. 17th all-time. bottom of the ninth after already scoring two runs, red sox within one. hanley ramirez walks off with that, the three-run bomb, his 25th of the year. second career walkoff dinger. red sox win it, 7-5. they've had a two-game lead atop the a.l. east. and look who it is, it's official. magic number now zero for the chicago cubbies. looks good on you. fly the "w," would you? first team to lock up the division this season. >> i believe that's all we have for you, america. you're now on your own. we have one more incident also from the yankees/red sox game at fenway park. it involves that big door in the wall along the left field line.
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third inning, and then they had a problem closing it. eventually a grounds crew member ran to the rescue. >> initially even he had some trouble, then he climbed on a bucket. he still couldn't pull the door down, and then all of a sudden it just mysteriously started coming down. game on. well, up next in "the pulse," late night with donald trump. what jimmy fallon did that made trump's hair look like this. and a brilliant move by a brewery installing a beer
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little bit of a makeover. >> go ahead, with my hair spray. >> yes! donald trump, everybody. i'll do it, as well. donald trump, everybody. >> trump proving that he's not only a good sport but that it's not a toupee after all. there were some people who thought maybe it might have been. >> it's amazing how much of it a lot of hair spray. >> there was a lot of hair spray, gel and then some. >> a good sport about it. today we're learning some new details about o.j. simpson's life behind bars. >> the pro football hall of famer is serving time in a nevada prison for armed robbery and kidnapping. >> according to "the los angeles times," simpson eats an early breakfast before working in the gym. the 69-year-old coaches some sports teams. he's also the prison softball league commissioner.
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simpson keeps a picture of himself and his ex-wife, nicole brown simpson, in his cell. he could be paroled next year. switching gears and to new york city and the guggenheim museum, which is offering visitors, you might say, a golden opportunity. >> it's a chance to go on a golden throne, and i mean go. this fully functioning 18 karat gold toilet is now installed in one of the museum's single person unisex rest rooms. according to a reporter who used it, the seat is very heavy and the toilet is almost too bright you're flushing. >> let's hope the reporter didn't provide any photos. >> apparently they just installed it where another toilet used to be on the fourth floor and said, carry on. finally it's a big day in one of belgium's most historic cities, and that's because one brewery in bruges is no longer using a truck to move its beer from the brewery to a bottling plant. >> so, today they're opening a beer pipeline, which stretches more than two miles between those facilities.
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checking our top stories, checking our top stories, donald trump's campaign announced that he now believes president obama was born in the united states, but the statement praised trump crediting him with compelling the president to release his birth certificate. hillary clinton was back on the campaign trail slamming donald trump's reluctance to accept the president's birthplace as ugliness and bigotry. both candidates are on the road today attending events in washington, d.c. the federal government has ordered a recall of all samsung galaxy note 7s in the united states. dozens have caught fire due to faulty batteries. new phones are expected in stores by wednesday. it's going to be beautiful on the west coast. mostly clear and warm across the west. some strong storms moving in the nation's middle. rain in florida up into the carolinas. sunny skies in the northeast. finally from us, another week of missteps on the campaign trail gave the late night comics a lot of material.
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here now your "friday funnies." >> it has been a rough week for hillary clinton. she has been dropping in the polls, and over the weekend even her immune system turned against her. no surprise, all the white blood cells are voting for trump. >> hillary tweeted to her supporters that like anyone who's ever been home sick from work, she's just anxious to get back out there, then those people said, no, we're pretty happy just staying home and watching netflix. >> is this diagnosis going to slow down your campaign >> not a bit, stephen. i'm going to be out there every day listening to the voices of -- [ coughing ] sorry, stephen, that's just my allergies. [ coughing ] >> when you first started running, you were very high voiced. your voice was very high. china. you say china. very high, and then you talk -- and then you got into a stage
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you were yelling into the microphone, and now you're more of like a smoky, silky donald trump/alec baldwin impression type of voice. >> you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. >> even if polls show that 76% of trump supporters want to ban all muslim immigrants and 40% say blacks are lazier than whites, you can't just go around calling half of trump's supporters a basket of deplorables. the correct term is a duffel of [ bleep ]. that's what you were looki >> trump made a big deal out of this and decided to bring some of his supporters up on stage to show the world just how undeplorable they are. >> do i look deplorable? >> no. >> what? >> all: no. >> when i'm up here, he gave me a hat. >> well, sometimes that's all it takes. >> i think donald trump enjoyed jimmy fallon's version of donald trump. >> do you think he's been practicing it for a little bit? >> a little bit. >> a little bit.
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>> have a great day. source, this is ??? . an illegal meeting. there's a warrant out for the arrest of a former substitute teacher who police say ignored a no-contact order. attacked with a meat cleaver. police shoot and kill a man on the busy streets of new york city after he cut an officer. beating the odds. a cedar rapids woman again after a crash that almost killed her. good friday morning! it's 4:30 on september 16th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... showers and storms remain possible, mainly during the morning hours. rainfall totals during the night exceeded one inch in some locations, with isolated amounts even over 2". today, the general trend will be for this system to speed


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