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♪ you got to fight for your right to party ♪ ♪ got to fight for your right to party ♪ welcome back, everybody. as you probably realize, football season is in full swing. and whether you are at the stadium or there at hope, nothing makes football better than a great tailgate party. for tips we called in tim la if rd, chief entertainment officer and the author of "that's entertaining." tim, great to see you again. been a few months since we've done this, but you brought booze, food. you know the way to my heart. >> tailgate sea son is in full -- tailgate season is in full gear. start out with breakfast sandwiches. egg sandwiches. make them ahead at home. load them with bacon, sausage, cheese. mark them so once you get to your tailgate party, put them on the grill. tailgate fans can grab the one they want. >> preplanning if you get an
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early start. >> tailgating you have got to have the tailgate bloody mary. starting out. i have a great recipe. always looking for new brands on the market to mix with different cocktails. i found this one. brand new. southern comfort, fiery pepper. made with real tabasco. >> fiery pepper. have a little kick. >> thinking bloody mary. i'll tell you what, it works. put in two ounces of the southern comfort fiery pepper in there. load it up with favorite bloody mary mix. i made yours without the southern comfort. >> that is no fun. i will try it. >> you got to work. cheers. >> that's good. >> even without the southern comfort. i'll try it later. >> fiery pepper, awesome. rob, when i walk around tailgate parties, i see this horrible thing happen. taking dogs, brats, charring them, cremating them. a real good tip how not to do that. what you want to do -- again, think about this at home. parboil your dogs, brats in boiling water where they're almost cooked.
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bring them to the tailgate party in the juices. keep them in the refrigerator. then when you get to your tailgate party. put it right on the grill. get the grill marks. spin them, heat them up. in 2 minutes your tailgate fans are ready to eat. >> two minutes. nothing like a hot dog on the grill. >> chicken wings. >> got to have it at tailgate. >> i bake these ahead of time at home. a bake recipe on your website the go there check it out. then when i get to the tailgate party. put it in the foil. on the grill. make a sauce. going back to so-called fiery pepper. >> get some miles out of that. southern comfort. >> there you go, something for your wings. >> dip it in, good to go. for those who may want something healthy. salmon here. >> great idea you. can make cedar plank salmon. buy the cedar planks. found all over. soak them in water for 45 minutes to an hour. wrap them in foil bring them. take the foil off, put the cedar plank on the grill grate about three minutes, flip
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it over. put your salmon on the cedar plank, cover it with your favorite rub. 20 minutes later, healthy, great salmon. >> great color, texture. beautiful. >> smells great. >> who doesn't love pizza as well? >> do this at your tailgate party. buy the canned base -- canned biscuits. roll them out with your. can of sauce on there. roll them out. throw them on the grill. flip them over, three minutes. load it up. however you want it. individual, fun tailgate pizzaa. >> very nice. more southern comfort over here. >> exactly. >> prepared. >> know you are a fan of that, it is from new orleans. >> southern comfort in new orleans. >> brought my favorite drink. this may look like mardi gras beads. you put it on your neck. like a drink container. there's your beverage. iced tea. water. i will take this with me. >> love new orleans.
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>> great to see you. great tips. great football season everybody out there enjoy all the grub. again, our chief entertainment officer. thank you so much for coming. always appreciate it. check out the recipe as wnnfans.com. we'll be right back. we'll be right back. >> cheers!údúdúdúdúdúdúdúdúdúdúb
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we're getting ♪ we're getting pumped for a little football. now that we have done tailgate prep. it's time for the main football event. our nearly notorious, increasingly entertaining world news now, nfl picks, competition. >> well described. where else to start but with a reminder of where we stand. it is a glorious reminder indeed. >> yes, okay, rob. >> that's right. settle down there. >> enter week five of the season with me on top of the board. now 12-4 on the year.
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>> yes. i stand alone. in second place. not too shabby, two games back. broadcast producer, david meyers, and disgruntled fireman, behind me. jack sheehan comfortably seated in last place. >> poor jack. picking what should be close games this week including one playoff rematch from last season. let's unveil our featured matchups for the week. tanya, kick us off. >> raiders travel to houston to take on the texans. struggling eagles fly up to buffalo to face the bills. >> yes, also a pair of three-and-one teams. buccaneers go all the way to san francisco, to battle the 49ers. that playoff rematch in atlanta, where the green bay packers face the dirty birds of hotlanta. i will take houston. taking buffalo. 49ers. and the packers this week. >> trying to defend your position there. and i can make up a game on rob seeing how i have taken houston. eagles. san francisco and packers.
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>> all tanya does is pick the teams of the cities where she would rather go. >> want to spill the beans on my technique. >> it's obviously working well. david has been cheating on tanya's papers this week, taking texans, eagles, niners, and packers. >> disgruntled fireman bob, houston, buffalo, and both the bays, tampa and green. >> lonely jack can make up a game or lose a game to fireman bob, houston, buffalo, san francisco, green bay. jack is back on set. you have a message for fireman bob. >> not a message. thank you for having me back. appreciate it. now that baseball season is over we can concentrate on football. >> amen. >> fireman bob. can we bring back fireman bob's picks. note, did you see fireman bob's jersey there? diehard eagles fan. picking against his own team. >> turncoat.
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>> walking around in the back there. this is what i found in the edit room. outside fireman bob's edit room. his jersey. threw it away. threw it right on the, right like that. i don't know what's up with that. >> he said he is betting. made his picks with his head not his heart. >> evacuated philadelphia's cause. >> oh. >> fireman bob. right out the door. >> what are you looking forward to this week? >> looking forward to this week. should be noted two undefeated teams left in the nfl. green bay, detroit. so, see what's going on there. >> detroit. >> dubious distinction for four teams. still without a win. miami, indianapolis, minnesota, and saint louis. >> pull one out. >> see if they can change the fate this weekend. >> see how it goes. >> jack, so fun chatting with you. rs". me. >> back with "morning papers".
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oh. nice to start them out with a little chuckle. >> it is, it is. >> great team, chicago bears, back in '85, won the super bowl, crushed the pats. when they were supposed to go to the white house to be honored by the president. the challenger explosion happened way back at that type. ronald reagan never rescheduled. today they will be at the white house, 25 years later. more than a quarter century later to get their just dues. back at the white house today. there is the win back there in '85. >> that's mr. obama's team, president obama's team. >> getting their just due at the white house. '85 bears. enjoy your day at the white house. >> enjoy. indeed. now here's a little story, a sign of the times, sign of desperate times out of beaver county in pennsylvania. turns out the thieves have taken a 50-foot steel bridge. 50-foot steel bridge.
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the bridge in north beaver township was stolen between september 27 and october 5. they've don't know when, in an isolated area. took a blow torch apparently the thieves. >> here is the polka. >> yes, it is! ♪ >> hey! ♪ ♪
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" --
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presidential attention. the demonstrators expressing anger with big business and wall street stir up a political debate. >> now from the white house to the congressional gop, the growing protests have become even more political. it's friday, october 7th. good morning, everyone, i'm tanya rivero. >> and i'm rob nelson. the anti-wall street rally started here in new york three weeks ago now. now for the past 24 hours the similar rallies were staged in los angeles and boston, as this message of anger captures attention from wall street to main street. >> it is still somewhat vague, this message, but does seem to be catching on, for sure. >> you have to wonder if at some point they'll narrow the message, set a specific agenda for what they really want. so far we really don't know. it's kind of nebulous. >> yet it grows. also this morning, all the fond remembrances of steve jobs, and attention paid to his illness. the early warning signs of pancreatic cancer are difficult
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to recognize. >> someone made a great point, with all of his wealth, billions and billions of dollars, he had such a rare form this disease, able to go longer than others, still death is the great equalizer. >> this form of cancer is particularly deadly. a long run with it for sure. >> seven years, seven years. and also this hour, we'll take things in a very different direction as we shine a big spotlight on the kardashians. >> is that mr. rob nelson? it is. >> one of my favorite assignments of all times, dream came true. talking to kim and kourtney. try to find out why the huge reality stars fascinate so many fans and how they are raking in the dough like you wouldn't believe. >> good to be a kardashian these days. >> the big wedding this weekend. >> are they still married? >> wedding lasted past the reception. >> good. time for the show. first, to the occupy wall street protest that spread to several more cities. >> the president and vice president both said they understand even though protestors are not cutting them much slack.
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abc's karen travers joins us with the details. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, some democrats are saying demonstrators are the left's version of the tea party. the protests have spread across the country even to the white house. president obama said the occupy wall street demonstrations reflect americans' frustrations. >> folks who are working hard every single day, getting up. going to the job. loyal to their companies. that used to be the essence of the american dream. >> reporter: now the president said that's changed. >> these days a lot of folks who are doing the right thing aren't rewarded, and a lot of folks when are doing the wrong thing are rewarded. a lot of folks. >> the demonstrations spread across the country and began three weeks ago near wall street with a cup dozen people who said they were speaking out against corporate greed.
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thousands gathered in lower manhattan as union members join the ranks. >> when you look at, getting rid of pensions, union, union workers who make a decent wage, that's wrong. that's un-american. >> reporter: vice president biden said demonstrators are frustrated and believe the system is unfair just like another group of protestors. >> there is a lot in common with the tea party. the tea party started why? t.a.r.p. they thought it was unfair. >> reporter: representative paul brown, tea party republican from georgia, dismissed demonstrations as political and hijacked by unions. >> they don't know why they're there. they're just mad. this attack upon business, attack upon industry, attack, attack upon freedom. and, i think that's what this is all about. >> president obama said yesterday that americans will continue to be frustrated until they see action from washington. a good first step he said, pass his jobs bill. rob, tanya. >> and he said the rallies are spreading now, san antonio, sacramento, boston, austin, texas.
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>> let's see where this is goes from here. >> spreading, no single set of demands, just very nebulous. don't know exactly what they want, but we know they're angry. we get it. but what else? >> a lot of anger where it is going to go we don't know. we will keep watching. now a disturbing development in the case of a missing baby girl. police in kansas city say the parents have stopped cooperating. the couple reported their 10-month-old daughter lisa was missing from her crib tuesday morning. they had been questioned almost nonstop since then. nothing they said produced any leads. >> we don't have any suspects. that's right. you know, we have -- from an investigative standpoint we have enjoyed their cooperation, very beneficial to the case. you can imagine, it doesn't help the case. >> a family member read a statement from the parents insisting they never stopped cooperating with the police. it is not clear what is behind this disagreement. >> strange twists in that one. >> yes. the jury seated in detroit in the trial of the nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a
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passenger plane with an underwear bomb. umar farouk abdulmutallab will be representing himself as opening statements get under way next week. they might just call just one witness, a lawyer who was on that flight. he may testify that he believes the incident was actually a government conspiracy. so it could start using full body scanners in the nation's airports. the los angeles coroner's investigator who collected dna from michael jackson's bedroom admitted making mistakes but said no investigation is perfect. dr. conrad murray's attorney is trying to show the investigation was flawed. jackson's fingerprints were not on syringes or vials found in his room that undercuts the claim that jackson gaof propof new details emerging this morning about steve jobs' last days. "the new york times" reports jobs learned back in february that he had little time left. he spent most of the time at his home in california, palo alto, where a a shrine has now grown since his death became public. from his home he gave last minute advice actually to apple executives who unveiled iphone 4 earlier this week.
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mostly he said good-bye to a close circle of family and friends. steve jobs fought a form of cancer that is almost always fatal. pancreatic cancer has taken the lives of many public figures and most likely the people you know, as well. we have more reports on this illness and its difficult diagnosis. >> reporter: there is the image of steve jobs, as the healthy young innovator about to change the world. and then, there is this. one of his last public appearances, frail, in a turtleneck and jeans, that no longer fit. in the end, not even a billionaire genius could win the battle against pancreatic cancer. among the most lethal right after lung, colon and breast cancer. and it comes with a sad reality. nearly 37,000 americans will die from it this year. >> well the problem with pancreatic cancer is there isn't any good screening test for it. >> earliest symptoms are loss of appetite, abdominal pain and onset of diabetes. the list of famous faces who
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lost their lives off to this disease is long. pavarotti, michael landon, donna reed among them. professor randy posh shared the physical pain of it with diane sawyer. >> little bit tired. little bit weak. bloated feeling. i eventually got yellow skin jaundice and itching. >> hope and living in the moment was the message from the late patrick swayze. >> i pulled off ten months when most people would have been dead before now. i can live through this. i live through the next one. keep throwing at me. >> reporter: others have fought to live another day. justice ruth bader ginsburg underwent pancreatic surgery in 2009 and 18 days later returned to the supreme court. so, who gets pancreatic cancer? men are more likely than women.
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african-americans get it at a higher rate. if you smoke or are obese you are more likely to get it too. abc news, new york. >> scary, scary disease. so many famous people taken from us. interesting too, biography about steve jobs by walter isaacson out in two weeks. such a private guy, why did he sit down and do the book? he said, "i wanted my children to know me." that was motivation. >> so many moments in his life he felt he wasn't be able to be there for them. his work was so important. he wanted to have this for them. >> that makes sense. leave something behind. >> one more note. connected to apple. police in little rock, arkansas searching for two suspects. surveillance cameras captured their get away car wednesday night just hours after steve jobs' death was announced. they got away with more than two dozen iphones and ipads and lap tops. an eyewitness called 911 on her iphone. >> fitting indeed. >> yes. and here is your friday forecast --
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thunderstorms with gusty wind around fargo. omaha, western oklahoma and amarillo. half foot of mountain snow in the rockies. rain in lower elevations. showers, thunderstorms for much of florida and across much of southeast texas. >> mid 80s from dallas to miami. 77, atlanta. 69, new york. 80s across the midwest. 52,salt lake city. 61, seattle. 70 in sacramento. now to some baseball! there are winner-take-all fifth games in current national league playoff series tonight. in american league, the tigers got off to a good start last night against the yankees. >> hit two solo home runs in the first inning. that was just about enough, both teams packed on runs along the way. then, bottom of the ninth. yankees' a-rod struck out. peace out to the yanks. sorry, new york. next season.
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>> i am a mets' fan. i was bummed. tigers, 3-2. advance to the american league series where they will face the rangers. >> fans in our city. >> my husband was at the game tonight. >> really. >> not a happy place in our home. we'll be right back with more "world news now." ♪ oh, put me in coach ♪ i'm ready to play ♪ hey let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company, not paid by medicare part b. that can save you from paying .up to thousands of dollars... out of your own pocket. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans...
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time now for our friday rewind where we take a look back at the sights and sounds that made headlines this past week. >> from the sweet homecoming of amanda knox to the retirement of a tv legend, to the death of an innovative and inspirational icon. >> the only way to do great work is to love what you do. if you haven't found it yet, keep looking, and don't settle. i have looked in the mirror
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[ technical difficulties ] >> the computer hacking group anonymous, they've caused trouble in the past, they are planning on taking down the computers on the stock exchange on monday to protest wall street. if they can pull it off, that's a big deal. >> and thursday will be the one-year anniversary since the rescue of the chilean miners underground. a huge story. one year. one year thursday. >> time flies. >> that will be back in the headline again. time flies. >> busy week ahead. when we return, the reality
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of the kardashians. so excited about this. >> yes. why kim and her family seem to fascinate so many people, even me. you're watching "world news now." fascinate so many people, even me. you're watching "world news now." ne
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welcome back. while it's not william and kate, it's what you could call the royal reality wedding of the year is set to air this weekend. >> big spectacle. two-night event, e will air the lavish wedding of kim kardashian. what is it that fascinates us about this family that is really famous for being famous? >> reporter: hate them or love them -- >> i am one of kim's biggest fans. >> tune them out or shamelessly fawn over them. >> kim kardashian. this is going in the office. >> beautiful. >> reporter: no matter what, you can't avoid them. these days the kardashians are the undisputed queens of self promotional super stardom. from reality tv to clothing
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lines to endorsement deals. this family has built a commercial empire raking in estimated $65 million last year alone. they're often criticized for being famous for -- well -- being famous. >> shocker. >> kim. >> but no denying the ladies have enormous appeal to millions, especially 30-year-old kim. >> she is not a singer, not an actor. not a dancer. but the most celebrated person in hollywood which makes a success story. >> it is so satisfying to me and i'm sure to my sisters when someone can relate to something that we are going through. >> i think that is the best part. >> reporter: even other reality stars are drinking the kardashian kool-aid. >> it is a big family. there are so many different characters. so many sisters. you have one girl who is prettier than the next. they all have great big smiles, all pretty down to earth. >> "world news now" caught up with the ks and their 1,200 closest friends at a recent party in new york. the trappings of fame were
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everywhere. the adoring fans -- >> we like their show. their personalities. >> reporter: the sea of media. the camera flashes. and that thin white curtain that separates the stars from the stargazers. even as they laugh all the way to the bank, the sisters themselves can't explain how their world got this crazy. >> we have no idea. >> we were leaving our hotel today, and i was like, what is going on? the beatles are not here right now. >> they're certainly not the beatles but with the world of reality tv having turned american celebrity into low hanging fruit they don't need to be. kim's wedding to kris humphreys only intensified the spotlight. the family made millions selling pictures to tv rights. in kardashian fashion, the two-part wedding special airs this weekend. >> it is about glamour. it is about style. it is about celebrating them and
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welcoming them as our king and queen of new york. >> even for a reporter with little red carpet experience, it's hard not to get wrapped up in the superficial frenzy of it all. of course this party was all about the kardashians. this is not only their night, this is their life. >> it is a dream of ours that we have had for a really long time. the fact that it is all here and happening, we don't ever want to let this go. >> hmm. you're so right, it's not just one night, it's their life. do you think kris will be along for the ride? >> at the party he didn't have much to say to the media. he is on the tv show and everything. you never know. of course, i always have this -- thanks to our d&a, jackie. thanks. ♪ thanks. tha thanks. [ gasp ] [ mom ] my husband -- he thinks it's a 3-sheeter. i say 1-sheeter. bounty can clean the mess with less.
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♪ it's friday, can you tell? yes, indeed. >> it is also time for insomniac theater. two big movies come out swinging this weekend. can either knock "dolphin tail" off the top of the weekend box office? >> i would hope so. tanya will preview the george clooney movie, "ides of march." looks good. i will start off with hugh jackman "real steel." basically the premise of this is it is basically "rocky" with robots. it takes place in 2020. hugh jackman plays charlie who reunites with his estranged son, he, meaning hugh jackman, pushed out of game because robots take over. he gets with the kid. they build a super robot and win the championship. and plans for a sequel for this one. based on a 1956 short story. sci-fi action flick. take a listen. >> you sure you want to fight him tonight?
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>> what you got, finn? he can take anybody in this place. >> you can have any undercard you want. $5,000 guaranteed, $1,000 every round your bot survives. fight till the death. >> robots are fighting, humans are running the controls here. like i said, "rocky" of robots. getting decent reviews. roger ebert said "real steel" is a real movie with characters who know who they are, it has a compelling plot. pretty shameless product placement. otherwise, getting good reviews on rotten tomatoes. looks pretty good. how about you? >> i think "ides of march," i will go see it. reviews are mixed. we'll get to that in a moment. ryan gosling plays a campaign manager for george clooney. running for president. now aside from watching george clooney, everyone wants to vote for him soon as he opens his mouth. it is a story of growing up and becoming cynical. ryan is a young idealistic campaign manager,
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fantastic. experience as long the way that make him cynical. here is a clip. >> everybody who turns 18 or graduates high school, gives two years of service to his or her country. for that, your college education is paid for period. >> paul likes this. >> the beauty is everybody over age of 18 who are past the age of eligibility will be for it -- >> why not? >> and all of the others -- >> can't vote. too young. >> huh. >> looks good. >> it does look good. mixed reviews. some people say it is fantastic movie about growing up. getting older, being cynical. some say not quite hard hitting enough of a political drama. i'm going to go see it. >> cynicism in politics. can't imagine. >> no. can't imagine. >> no. gh of ane hey, your high speed internet here, at home... ...and on the go... ...with some really big news. it's b-i-g -- big. high speed internet from at&t at home... ...includes wi-fi access on the go. woo-hoo! [ together ] it's an unbelievable deal. well, gotta go. but wait -- there's more... [ female announcer ] go to the website below today
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this morning on "world news now" -- new developments in the case of a missing baby in kansas city. police say the parents are now
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not cooperating with investigators. >> the family says the baby's mom and dad are cooperating and cannot wait to have baby lisa in their arms again. it's friday, october 7th. good morning, everyone. happy friday. >> indeed. >> i'm rob nelson. >> i'm tanya rivero. the mother told police baby lisa disappeared from her bedroom. investigators started looking for an intruder. we'll get latest on the investigation and see why police may be frustrated. some very interesting twists and turns developing here. >> hard to follow this one. really is. middle of the night. baby missing from the crib. parents police at each other. it's strange. also this morning, insomnia and sleep issues, a hot topic here on "world news now." ain't that the truth. one sleep disorder linked to obesity can actually be fatal. now doctors are concerned. >> sleep one of our favorite topics on the show.
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>> and activities. and later this half-hour, next year's season of "the simpsons" could be the last. we will update the pay dispute and go back into the abc vault to look at the cartoon craze. i can't believe they would pull it off the air. makes too much money. >> it's been on the air 23 years, a ridiculous cash cow. hard to believe this is really the end of it after so many years and what an institution. >> could be some threats the people who write the paychecks are making. that's what i think. >> poor homer. >> yeah. first the strange twist in the case of a missing 10-month-old girl in missouri. late last night, in dueling news conferences and two very different versions of how the investigation is proceeding. >> the latest from kansas city. >> reporter: for three days police searched for 10-month-old lisa irwin and for three days received no solid leads. thursday night investigators made their first major announcement in the case. lisa's parents, jeremy irwin and deborah bradley, stopped talking. >> they have always been free,
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cooperative up to this point. earlier this evening they decided to stop cooperating. >> reporter: an hour before the press conference, cameras were there as they left the police station with a family member. the kirwins told police they last saw the baby early tuesday morning. jeremy's sister spoke to reporters thursday night denying the family stopped cooperating and even thanking police. >> we have been cooperative from day one and we continue to assist the police with the investigation. the main goal has always been to find lisa and bring her home. that remains the sole focus of the parents. >> when i first heard about it. to be honest, i have my kids sleeping downstairs with me. >> reporter: thursday night's conflicting stories confused neighbors, saying a possible stranger abduction scared them the last couple days. >> it's a little disturbing to be honest with you. i don't want to pass judgment because i have no idea what they're going through. at the same time, it makes you wonder. >> reporter: that police captain
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you saw talking to reporters, i talked to him off camera after the press conference was over. i said, "to clarify, you are not calling lisa irwin's parents suspects in her disappearance?" he said, "we don't have any suspects." reporting from kansas city, missouri. >> such a sad story. the baby's mother says when they were looking around for their cell phones to call 911, when they realized the baby was missing, she couldn't find them anywhere. she thought maybe the intruder took the phones to delay 911 calls. >> seems like an elaborate plot to get the baby, middle of night. all that. lot of questions still to emerge on this one. >> absolutely. and in other news this morning, the shock of stevenson jobs' death is wearing off a bit, but not the sense of loss. memorials have cropped up everywhere in cyberspace and real spots around the world including outside jobs' own house in california's silicon valley. "the new york times" reports that's where jobs spent the last few months of his life saying good-bye to friends and spending time with his family.
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>> incredible outpouring. >> apparently felt he didn't have enough time to spend with his family in the time previous. >> the priority in the months. he knew in february his time was limited. all right, also switching gears now, the hunt is on in little rock, arkansas, for two suspects in an apple store heist. surveillance cameras captured their wednesday night get away hours after steve jobs' death. police say the suspects stole ipads, laptops, and more than two dozen iphones during that heist. >> yeah, yeah. not a great thing on the day -- >> bad timing, yeah. more witnesses from the coroner's office set to take the stand in the manslaughter trial of michael jackson's doctor. >> already the defense pounced on the coroner's investigation trying to portray the work as sloppy. abc's t.j. winick has the testimony. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was a coroner's investigator
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on the stand thursday, and the defense attorney repeatedly attacked her credibility. thursday the prosecution introduced evidence that could be hard for dr. conrad murray to overcome. his fingerprints on the propofol bottle they say was dripping through the i.v. when michael jackson died. it could help jurors answer the question at the center of this trial. >> was there enough propofol that that is what ended up causing the death? and was it dr. murray who administered it? >> reporter: murray's lead attorney, ed chernoff, suggested several mistakes were made. while cross-examining the investigator he questioned how she prepared the official report. >> did you lose them or intentionally delete them? >> i destroy all my notes from scenes. once i write the form 3a. >> reporter: he asked why she didn't note the bottle of propofol inside the iv bag, until this passed march, nearly two years after the singer's death.
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>> well, who asked you to revise your original notes to reflect that? >> reporter: sources with inside knowledge of the trial tell abc news, jackson's fingerprints were nowhere to be found on the propofol bottles nor were his bodyguard's fingerprints or any iv bags punching a hole in the prosecution theory conrad murray asked him to destroy evidence. in her testimony, the coroner's investigator detailed numerous medications detailed found in jackson's bedroom and closet area. >> they keep showing the amount of drugs that were found in there. even after, you know, the doctor took some and stashed them away. there were still a ton of drugs. >> the prescription the doctor order for aliases for michael jackson, as well, which is alarming. >> a sad end to his life on a lot of different levels. all right. in sacramento, federal prosecutors announced they're cracking down on marijuana. it is legal to grow and sell marijuana as medicine in california, but it is still illegal under federal law. the obama administration has had
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a generally hands-off attitude in all of this. starting today, federal agents may target clinics that dispense medical marijuana too close to schools. a new reason to lose weight -- you will sleep better. british researchers say obese people often suffer from a dangerous disorder called sleep apnea, a wake-up call for a woman who weighed 400 pounds. as the bbcs eleanor bradford reports. >> reporter: getting out of bed in the morning is no longer a problem for diane maclean. she used to feel tired all of the time. losing weight has cured her sleep problem. >> this is my ex-favorite pair of jeans i used to wear everywhere. these used to fit me perfectly. >> reporter: diane's weight was causing sleep apnea. one night she stopped breathing. this is sleep apnea in action. this man's throat relaxes so much that it closes. and he stops breathing.
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sleep clinics in scotland are struggling to cope with a big rise in cases. 35 seconds later, the man starts breathing again. in 80% of cases the patient's overweight. >> your brain senses relaxation is occurring and your brain's response it to waken you into a much lighter sleep. >> reporter: diane is cured. many others don't know their weight is stopping them from sleeping. >> wow. >> another note, if you are overweight you are more likely to snore, as well, which is not fun for your partner. >> do you have a snoring husband? >> i don't, thank goodness. one of the things that bothers the person you are sleeping with more than you. >> i snore -- the snoring is pretty bad. >> you do? >> yeah -- >> i ought to talk to your girlfriend about that later. >> time for your friday forecast. up to 6 inches of snow, colorado to montana. expect rain, in lower elevations.
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stormy, texas. dakotas. showers in southeast texas and savannah, to miami. chilly in the northeast. >> 77 in detroit. 80 in chicago. 83, kansas city. 76, phoenix. 66, colorado springs. 61 in boise. >> first lady michelle obama hosts a big physical fitness event at the white house next tuesday where plenty of people will be doing the good old jumping jacks. >> i love that. >> yeah, buddy. >> warming up for it yesterday with help from the u.s. women's national soccer team. a chance to thank the ladies for their great run to the world cup final over the summer. that was very exciting. >> definitely a cool run. the event served as a way to remind kids about the importance of being active. >> go, michelle. >> she has skills. not looking bad there on the south lawn. first lady.
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oh, welcome back, everybody. you don't want to know. time to turn things over to our friends at yahoo! for a look at what was burning up search engines this week. >> there was plenty going on. people wanted to know all about it. yahoo! web life editor heather cabot breaks it all down. good morning.
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>> reporter: good morning, the passing of visionary steve jobs rocked the web this week. the founder of apple who revolutionized the way we communicate, listen to music and consume media lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at age 56. people flocked to the web to confirm the news and honor steve jobs. word came a day after yahoo! users hunted down details about the release of the new iphone. they were hoping for iphone 5. alas, they were disappointed by an upgraded version of the iphone 4. tech savvy teens and young men ages 25 to 29 were especially curious. they also searched for the new voice recognition feature. the verdict in the amanda knox trial and news coverage leading up to it riveted internet users this week more so than the casey anthony case. searches for knox were up more than 3,200% in the last seven days. and when her defense team argued she was more like jessica rabbit from "who framed roger rabbit" than a femme fatale, we saw spike in the
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search for jessica rabbit, 600%. wall street protests and similar demonstrations around the country are a hot topic on line right now. the stand against economic inequality by the group, occupy wall street, is being closely watched especially by people in oregon, new york, maine, connecticut, and washington state. occupy wall street landed in the top 500 most searched terms on yahoo! and the interest continues to grow. and finally, october is national stop cyber bullying month. there is good news to share about how much kids are taking a stand. a new yahoo! survey finds that 46% of teens have taken down information they posted on line because they regretted it. and 75% of teens and 86% of tweens say it's important to behave well online. that's good news. have a great weekend, you guys, back to you. >> it is important to behave well online and offline, right, rob? >> that's right, mother superior. things trending, phylicia rashad, claire huxtable from "the cosby show," she will
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teach. denzel washington gave her alma mater, just gave them $2.5 million. thank you, claire. >> would like to take acting classes. that would be fun. >> yeah, of course. other stuff going on in the world. all right. coming up, did espn fire hank williams jr.? or did he quit, the burning question. >> something steve jobs loved, is selling like crazy, it is not an apple product. that and more coming up next in the -- >> skinny! >> thank you. ♪ skinny not an apple product. that and more coming up next in the -- >> skinny! >> thank you.
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♪ skinny ♪ so skinny ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny >> ha-ha! we are really silly today. >> it's friday. >> i ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny >> ha-ha! we are really silly today. >> it's friday. >> it's been a long week. >> yes, it has. >> are you ready for drama? we heard this whole thing, espn letting hank williams jr. go because he went on fox news,
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talked about obama, compared him to hitler, called biden and obama the enemy. espn temporarily pulled the plug. after so many years that song is no longer part of "monday night football." now the war of words starting about who let who go. hank williams, i decided wednesday night i was going to quit. espn said we are going to fire you. they said we appreciate his contribution, the success about monday night football has been about the games, and that will continue. >> who broke up with who first? >> after reading hundreds of e-mails i made my decision, in all caps. he basically feels like his freedom of speech was trampled on. espn said you embarrassed us, you get out. >> you be the judge. >> you be the judge. all right. after steve jobs died, we all know that apple products became popular. but there is another product flying off the shelves -- black turtleneck. you see there. apparently wears a brand specifically from the clothing brand, st. croix, and they're telling us that their sales increased almost 100% since yesterday, mock turtlenecks are flying off the shelves.
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the company says they plan to have some kind of memorial for steve jobs, don't know what it is. they are very grateful. it is interesting that people knew what kind of turtleneck he wore. i wouldn't see that and know the brand. >> maybe it is cheaper than getting an ipad or iphone. i walked by the apple store here in manhattan, incredible outpouring, flowers, gifts. people are taking apples, taking a strategic bite out of them. it looks like the emblem. impressive. >> sweet. it is great. >> what is not impressive, the stupid things people will spend a buttload of cash on. and apparently what they're spending money on, the olsen twins have come out with a backpack made out of alligator that costs $40,000. and they can't keep them on the shelves. they're going so fast here. they have high-end part of their clothing line is extremely high end.
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they're saying these things are just flying off the shelves. >> glad there are some people in the country that can afford those. >> everyone is hurting and people are going out spending $40,000 on a backpack, i don't quite get it myself. >> all right. we have really great, cute video got to show you. tom cruise, challenged to have a danceoff recently. the video from tmz. credit tmz. tom and katy were in palm springs for the wedding. the director of "mission impossible." tom cruise was challenged to a dance-off -- there he is. go, tom. >> tom was doing the worm. >> look at that. did he win? you be the judge. dance off. go, tom. >> tom was doing the worm. >> look at that. >> do the electric slide myself. let me tell you about a very important phone call i made.
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>> finally this half-hour, over the past 22 years, a long run, "the simpsons" have been the most dysfunctional family on tv. no doubt the show has been enormous hit. >> almost as dysfunctional as we are. reports out, this season, their 23rd is the last for homer and the gang. finish a look at the legacy, let's dip into the vault and go back to may 31st, 1990. >> spiked hair, bug eyed bart simpson, age 10, is the show star and family brat. >> look at this place, what a dump. >> reporter: he is rude, and often in hot water. >> they sent a note from school. >> what did you do this time, you little -- get out of the way. >> i didn't do it. no one saw me do it. >> reporter: this time, it's bart's wisecracking t-shirts in trouble. this one expelled from some schools for profanity. another underachiever and proud of it has been kicked out of classes from orange, california,
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to fremont, ohio, where lutz elementary school was the first to ban it. >> being an underachiever is not something that we thought children should strive for. we thought it was contradictory to what we try and instill in students. >> reporter: around school where tamer simpson fashions are allowed, reaction to the t-shirt tempest is mixed. >> it is just a cartoon. we won't act like bart simpson. >> if you're an underachiever, you shouldn't be proud of it. >> reporter: "the simpson's" network, fox tv, will say only that bart respects elementary school principals, even the ones who have nothing better to do. and the simpsons even bart are not necessarily a bad influence on kids according to some psychologists. >> this is something they can grab on to and identify with. if bart is having problems and making it and doing okay, maybe i can make it and do okay, too. >> reporter: jcpenneys, the biggest "simpson" merchandiser, decided not to reorder shirts some schools have banned. with variety of simpson items selling at 1 million per week, educators can't keep bart out of
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school. >> reporter: abc news, fremont, ohio. >> i remember having one of the t-shirts in fifth grade. incredible. apparently a new deadline for the voice actors in the show to accept a 45% pay cut. if they do -- look at us. >> we would make $250,000 an episode. >> how would we make it on that? >> i don't know. this morning on "world news now," mourning steve jobs. the world pays tribute to the american genius who changed lives with his innovations. >> we are finding out new details about his final days his fortunes and his legacy.
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