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♪ i mean after all the anticipation, hype building up for weeks now, apple revealing what they have been trying to keep secret. the new iphone is here. not only is it getting better, but it is getting bigger. >> apple launched its first new product. the apple watch. abc's brandi hitt in cupertino with details. [ applause ] >> these are the new iphones. >> reporter: the apple iphone going big. ceo tim cook not only unveiling the iphone 6 with 4.7-inch display and 6-plus at 5.5 inches and also a brand new apple watch. >> because you wear it, we
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invented new intimate ways to connect and communicate directly from your wrist. it is also a comprehensive health and fitness device. >> reporter: the first new apple product in four years. virtually your life on your wrist. with the new apple pay system for apple watch and iphone, you no longer need a debit or credit car. >> your total is $23.78. >> that's it. >> cook promising your accounts are encrypted while giving abc news' david muir an exclusive backstage pass. >> we've made it incredibly safer. no longer do you have exposed number that anybody can look at. no longer do you have there five-decade-old mag stripe technology. >> reporter: it was 30 years ago on this very stage steve jobs unveiled
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the first macintosh computer. three years after his death, cook is now at the helm trying to keep apple ahead of the highly competitive industry. >> what we showed screams innovation is live and well. >> reporter: the apple watch doesn't go on sale until next year. you can preorder iphones this friday ahead of the september 19th release. this means all older models are already quickly losing their value. brandi hitt, abc news, california. >> all the apple diehards out there are like, okay, now i've got something to achieve for on september 12th. preorders go in. 19th is when they're in store. >> you can get them then? >> yeah. >> what i realize is that the watch will be vibrating. can't use a pay phone anymore. >> oh. marine -- reena, you are apt to use a pay phone. i see you all the time when i come to work, chatting away. placing your delivery orders on your pay phone there. >> you make me look like a woman of the night in the graphic. >> reporter: i didn't make you
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look like a woman of the night. that's very respectable. >> people in graphics. >> coming up. stay with us. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >> people in graphics.
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♪ so we couldn't wait for throwback thursday, so we are doing way back wednesday. because there is reason to celebrate. >> happy national tv dinner day. we are on tv right now. we thought why not indulge. >> going to do honors? >> i will. 1:30 for the mac and cheese. >> i will enjoy the meal. tell the nice folks about the history of tv dinners. reena. would love to you. you enjoy your pasta. as you created in two minutes there. swanson started making dinners,
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1953 with commercials like this one you will see why they got popular. >> i can be early, i can be late, i can bring fowl to dinner any time i please. get this, my wife never panics. she just takes swanson tv turkey dinners from the freezing compartment of the freezer when i am off schedule. >> right you are, jack. mary lou knows she can have a swell dinner ready in 25 minutes. >> does she really? you can see -- it originally took longer to make. still, you can't argue with convenience. >> sexism in 1953 caught on once the housewives went crazy for this commercial. >> now from banquet comes -- [ thunder ] [ laughter ] >> what is it, cynthia? >> giblet gravy and sliced turkey! >> if that doesn't make you hungry, i don't know what will. >> this is whetting my appetite
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right now. perfectly created mashed potatoes and salisbury stake. the staple of dinner. >> dig right in. it is the hungr[m9hp&l. >> oh. >> wow, that's like glue in your mouth. mm. [ bell ] >> so it rang -- >> so the microwave getting popularity. >> we saw the ad switch from marketing it from the gals to the guys. >> like these. >> oh, having company tonight? >> no. >> that's two pounds. enough for four. >> at this price. would you care to join me? >> sure. >> go for a date for a tv dinner. >> nothing like that satisfaction of pulling back the cellophane on that hotly prepared macaroni and cheese. would you enjoy? >> love to do the honors. thank you for spending the
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$1.99 on our date tonight. >> don't burn the top layer of your tongue. a selling point you dove into the hot dessert. that blueberry crumble. apple crisp. coming out of thermonuclear degrees. >> it was. >> there you go -- you won't be able to taste for a week and a half. clearly satisfied. keeping american families happy since 1953. >> wow. >> delicious, right? the fact of the matter is, hungryman came out in the '70s. apparently this size, half of this was not enough. >> right. >> that was what it was. preservatives needed to get, get, jam packed into this. into this, creation of culinary delights. >> do you think could have also survived hiroshima? survived hiroshima. >> it could much like the twinkie, the shelf life. take in the salisbury steak. one of the staples. >> stick with us. coming up. >> i don't believe you. >> i don't believe me either. staples.
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and now it is time for "the mix." have you heard of the song, "99 red balloons"? >> i have. also known as "99 luft balloons." >> german version. >> that's right. >> a man, andrew wang, maybe my new favorite musician. on youtube, he did that version but with 99 red balloons. known for the techniques using tools, instruments to make these sounds from these old school songs. ♪ >> i think he is spot on. he has got it. right? >> i'm impressed. that is incredible. you wonder how long it takes someone to do this. >> or to come up with it. that's the idea. >> wonder if there is an outside
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influence in order to come up with this creativity. helium. >> pretty impressive. i would never be able to get it to make that noise. >> very cool. very very cool. coming up on the anniversary of 9/11. one special first responder getting recognition. a 15-year-old golden retriever went to ground zero on the first couple days from the attacks for 9/11. celebrating her 15th birthday. and a golden retriever. right now she is up for an award from the american human association. putting it out on herodogs.award. to be nominated. and the hard work and selflessness and handler goes into for these obviously very daring and dangerous situations. >> you won't hear about the animals that often in these situations. great thing. >> big push right now. >> hope he wins it. we're sad -- and there is a guy, at the
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shopping mall released what they called the worst ads. ♪ back to school >> sequel may be worse. ♪ mall mushy ♪ mall crunchy ♪ mall fluffy get to the mall y'all. >> not sure that makes me want to get to the mall, y'all. >> where do i want to be other than east hills shopping center? >> st. joseph, missouri. not sure if the vendors know he is making a mockery. >> there is no mockery. he had his nails, acrylics, tips filled. nicely done. we know divine intervention is best served with a dollop of sour creep. so is evidence here. >> this is, from ecourse, michigan. this was the face of jesus in a
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this morning on "world news now" -- this morning on "world news now", confronting terror. president obama's strategy on ing, cicero. he is telling the world about his plans in a live address tonight. nature's nightmare. the epic flood that stormed the southwest, the widespread damage as dangerous weather threatens another part of the country. brave boy. the 12-year-old who fought back when an alligator attacked him. his amazing comments and painful injuries. and showing off. justin bieber's appearance at new york's fashion week and what he did not wear on stage. see for yourself in "the skinny" on this wednesday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good wednesday morning. i'm dan kloeffler. >> i'm reena ninan.
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>> a lot of news. >> very busy week, fashion week, one of the small highlights from that. justin bieber managing to make headlines. >> haven't seen the video. >> a lot waiting to see this one. first, we want to begin this half-hour with growing threat of islamic militants overseas to the united states. >> president obama to lay out the strategy dealing with isis in a primetime address tonight. abc's karen travers has more. >> reporter: in a rare primetime address wednesday, president obama will make his case for a stepped up u.s. campaign to fight the threat from isis. >> this is an important opportunity for the president to communicate a very important message about our priorities and our national security to the american public. >> reporter: a large majority of americans support u.s. air strikes in syria. driving that support, the fact that 91% of americans said they see isis posing a vital threat to u.s. interests. but the public sees president obama as being too cautious in his response to isis. wednesday night's address may not change their minds. mr. obama's not expected to make any major announcement.
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at the white house president obama met with bipartisan congressional leaders. republicans are demanding more specifics. >> it is time for president obama to exercise some leadership in launching a response. >> reporter: what the president will do wednesday night is outline the broader u.s. strategy against isis, including expanded air strikes in iraq. there have been more than 150 over the last month. also targeting isis safe havens in syria, but how is unclear. >> the notion that the united states should be putting boots on the ground, i think, would be a profound mistake. >> reporter: a u.s. air campaign in syria doesn't appear imminent. white house officials are suggesting that completely rooting out isis this could be a job that falls to the next president. the u.s. will look to step up efforts to train and equip iraqi forces to fight isis there. president obama will say newly formed iraqi government is a
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critical first step toward more stability. dan, reena. >> thank you. join our political team tonight as abc news covers the president's address live. coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern. moving on it the controversial still swirling around ray rice and the nfl, all about the videotape in which we saw rice knock out the woman who is now his wife. in a broadcast interview, nfl commissioner roger goodell claims the league asked law enforcement for all of the video from that incident but did not receive it. he said he is accountable for the league not getting the response right. critics are still shocked at how it was all handled. >> if there is no video, ray rice would be playing in the national football league next week. >> in an interview with our sister network, espn. rice said he and his wife will continue to support each other.gé the owner of rice's former team, the baltimore ravens, telling fans the organization should have pursued its own investigation of the incident vigorously.
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oscar pistorius may be days away from learning his fate for shooting to death his girlfriend. the paraolympians murder trial to resume in south africa tomorrow. the judge expected to hand down a verdict shortly after. pistorius claimed that he shot his girl friend through the bathroom door when he mistook her for a burglar. hoo could face 25 years in prison. and we have an update on former race car champion michael shoemaker. he has left a hospital in switzerland and will continue his recovery from his skiing accident near his home in geneva. shoemaker suffered a serious head injury skiing in the french alps end of last year. broadway paid tribute to joan rivers last night. theaters turned out the lights on marquees for a minute before curtains went up. rivers appeared on the great white way three times and won a tony nomination for a show called "sally marm and her escorts," where she wrote and starred in in 1994. broadway showed its love for her, too, after her memorial sunday. a louisiana boy is recovering
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after successfully fighting off a ten-foot alligator. 12-year-old matthew kelly was spear fishing with his father when the alligator chomped on his leg, leaving gashes and puncture wounds. before his dad could reach him, math use pry -- matthew pried open the gator's mouth and freed himself. >> it was painful. it was just going on. >> but you felt something clamp on your leg. >> yes, ma'am. pulled me down under. >> the alligator snatched the dad's gun and fish before swimming away. as you can see, matthew is going to be just fine. >> crazy, right? >> really is crazy. in louisiana, florida, southern is states. alligators, snakes, you have things out there in the wild you want to, keep your eye on. he is expected to make a full recovery in six weeks. >> pretty good. >> very good. considering what he went through. >> can you imagine i-ironically, his school happens to be home of the gators. >> may have a new mascot. wish him a speedy recovery. in other nudes -- in other
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news, it was a wild night for millions as severe storms raked over the midwest and plains. omaha, a pounding, large hail, rising waters, trapping families and their cars. the southwest will finally get a chance to dry out after the latest round of deadly flash floods. here's abc's ginger zee. >> reporter: a stretch of highway is gone. flash floods monday night gnawing away at interstate 15, immobilizing dozens of vehicles. >> after the water got down below the surface of the roadway, i started digging out what i could from the car. took six guys there to push my car out. >> reporter: hundreds waiting in the seemingly endless lines of traffic. >> we are not going anywhere anytime soon. >> reporter: so many trying to got to their flooded homes. >> we have livestock we're worried about. local flooding of our property. >> reporter: property surviving on islands. the pictures from las vegas -- stunning. some of the worst flooding they have seen in 30 years. zion national park closing for a few hours.
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more than two inches of rain forcing visitors out. all of this, the result of the monsoon fueled by leftovers of the tropical system norbert. the emotion in mesa, arizona. brent farley feeling helpless. >> where do you put water when you have more water outside? >> reporter: clear across the nation in north carolina, floodwaters shredding roads. submerging cars, a foot of rain in parts of virginia. while in duplin county, north carolina, confirmed ef-2 tornado ripping through the homes. ginger zee, abc news, new york. well, here's a look at your weather. severe storms from missouri to the great lakes. hail and damaging winds a possibility. dry in the east. turning rainy tonight. showers along the gulf. and in florida. most of the west finally dries out. snow in the higher elevations. from idaho to wyoming. >> snow. but a scorcher in texas. southern plains. warming up across the south. pleasant and warm along the gulf coast. cold in the northern plains and upper midwest. apple launching its first
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product line since steve jobs died. apple watch going on sale early next year. the company will sell the iphone 6 later this month in two sizes. and update its mobile operating system. apple's ios-8 will include an apple pay system. >> if you were with us this time yesterday. you know about a unique living space for cats. this morning, the same for humans. >> yeah, exactly. this is what some australian architects have in mind. a home bolted into the side of a cliff. they said it would have three bedrooms, a bathroom, living room, vertigo inducing spa, and barbecue area on the bottom. >> the folks who dreamed it up were inspired by barnacles that cling to the ship's hull. most importantly, no estimate on how much it would cost. >> the idea behind this, using steel pins to drill into the side of the cliff. would you do this? >> never. >> who would be the builders who
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would risk their lives to put this together? >> question number one. a follow-up for this one. who is going to insure a house like this? the premium alone is probably more than what the actual house is worth. it is not going to resolve that. coming up in "the skinny," the "ghostbusters" comeback, and the four women bill murray would like to see star in a new movie. >> cameras who catch drivers who run a red light. can you get a ticket even though you obey the law? ♪ watching you watching you private eyes they're watching you ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power and free. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power and free. formula cleans better than bleach without the harshness. dinner's on the table!
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♪ private eyes throwback to the '80s. private eyes and everyone watching us with cameras and every move we are making. hundreds of cities and town, using them to snap photos of us while driving, making millions in fines. >> but if you are being ticketed for someone else's car, here's abc's david kerley with newt warning. >> reporter: it is the flash, that camera that says you have blown a red light or the speed limit. they're popping up in towns all over the country. more than 500 communities using cameras to police their roads. which means millions in fines for city coffers.
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just in washington, d.c., money from camera tickets jumped 5% in the past couple years. >> the real concern some are using speed cameras as a way to generate money instead of safety. >> reporter: the district's inspector confirming what drivers suspect -- they're getting ticketed even if the photo doesn't match the registration of the car. sometimes when it is impossible to tell by the photo which car is speeding. an example -- we are passing a speed camera right now. there is a car right next to us. if it snaps a picture, who is speeding? the car next to me or me? it happened around the country. a maryland driver so angry he videotaped his speed. showing he is 10 miles an hour under the limit. a ticket for going 10 miles an hour over. in baltimore, a car stopped as traffic flies by. a ticket for over the speed limit. the city found cameras off 50% and eliminated them. california, too. are these cameras good or bad? >> there is real research shows speed cameras can improve safety.
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>> reporter: d.c.'s police chief rejects findings and says cameras are reducing speed and plans to continue to use the more than 200 cameras flashing around the district. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> they say beyond a reasonable doubt in court. apparently they have to be able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that that is your car. so if you show up in court and you can sort of toss some confusion like we do sometimes -- just by getting dressed in the morning. >> we are going to verify in fact that that is you. you have some guns there, reena. >> i do. >> nice. you've been hitting the gym. making me look a little -- >> you have no problem. you are towering over me. don't you worry. i got your six. >> the beauty of photoshop. the chips, world news now edition. very good there. all right. coming up, a lot of celebrity skin showed last night's fashion award. see who stripped down to his underwear and who was shaking their booty.
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all female "ghostbusters" cast. see who made it to bill murray's list. next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny okay, it's "skinny" time. appropriately, leading off with justin bieber taking a break from the controversy that is always seems to surround him. he walked on to stage at the fashion rocks award show in new york last night to introduce a performer with model. >> while receiving cheers and jeers this is what he did. the 20-year-old. he only felt comfortable in his calvins.tkrvñ and he got to showing them off., taking off the turquoise blazer and then his pants. >> don't try this, dan. i've don't know what i would do. >> he topped it off, losing his shirt. flexing his abs for all to
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enjoy. the boos were overpowered by the cheers. the biebs getting love. it wasn't all about justin last night. j. lo showing everyone how it's done. performing her hit, "booty," the 45-year-old mother of two, looking good. shaking it for the crowd in a booty-licious. >> i don't care the age, she has it. really truly it has. 45, 25, anything. >> i would take the high cheek bones in either direction. we've been hearing rumors about a "ghostbusters 3" movie sequel, and this time with an all-female cast. so the question -- who are you going to call, bill murray? bill murray knows he would call a certain group. >> he told, melissa mccarthy, kristen wiig, emma stone, comic turns in the movies "easy a" and "super bad."
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and linda cardellini from "freaks and geeks." >> mccarthy and wiig co-starred in "bridesmaids." >> it all makes sense now. >> have to wait and see. >> i would love that. love to see an all female cast. >> they just have to open their mouths one word you will die laughing. >> true. paul mccartney, he's been writing a hit for more than half a century. some of the biggest musical stars around are paying tribute to him with a cd project called "the art of paul mccartney." who's who of rock and pop, performing songs he wrote. >> this is bill. bob dylan covering "things we said today," from "hard days night." kiss does "venus" and mars "rock show." a wings tribute. billy joel sings maybe i'm amazed from paul's first post-beatles album. smokey robinson adding "soul to
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soul," that from 1983. 34 cuts on the cd. deluxe version. eight more. one of paul's former producers dreamed up the project. working on it for 11 years. the art of paul mccartney come out on november 18th. download that one. >> put that on the list. u2 one of the biggest rock bands on the planet. this morning showing up basically everywhere. >> started with a performance at apple's big product. take a listen. ♪ chancing out a dream before it disappears ♪ ♪ aching to be somewhere new ♪ your voice was all i had >> that performance took place at apple's product reveal." a single called "the miracle of joey ramon," what you heard. u2, big product reveal, dropping an 11 track album for free on itunes for subscribers. that's half a billion people in 119 countries. >> of course, apple did pay them undisclosed amount for the "songs of innocence." in seconds became the biggest album release of all time. favorite u2? "beautiful day." basically go down the list of any hot song you turn on.
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♪ ♪ ♪ talking about bridesmaids. if you have always been the bridesmaid, never the bride, catch a bit of a break. a new service out there where you can be replaced by a total stranger. >> helping your friend get married may be a lot of work. now you pay for the bridesmaid, save trouble with the friendship. it's what makes this our "favorite story of the day." here's abc's sarah haynes. >> reporter: it is the biggest day in 25-year-old ashley blanchard's young life. her wedding. naturally the bridesmaid by her side, helping her primp and prep, one of her nearest, dearest girlfriends, right? [ buzzer ] >> reporter: ashley met her
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bridesmaid in person for the first time less than a month ago. the funny thing when i think of a bridesmaid, i think of a great friend. you just met? >> well, you can have your great friends, and you can have your family members. often being a bridesmaid is a burden financially for them and energy-wise. >> reporter: so she came one an idea. this all started when i posted an ad on craigs list, offering my services as a bridesmaid to strangers around the world. >> reporter: over 100 emails in four hours, and a bridesmaid-for-hire was born. if you rattled off in an elevator pitch, the services you offer when i pay you. what are they? >> i am four things for you, your personal assistant, your social director, i will help make sure the entire wedding party is having fun, i am your on-call therapist. i am your peacekeeper. i will step in and make sure everyone is calm, cool. collected. >> reporter: ashley is jen's very first bride. her story, one jen says is all too common.
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>> weddings are stressful. i would rather preserve a friendship than force someone to be in my wedding party. >> jen caters to all wedding budgets, everything from virtual bridesmaid for $199 to bridesmaid by your side, $1,100. alie's -- ashley's special day went off without a hitch. which for the professional bridesmaid means mission accomplished. >> the wedding is awesome. one of the best i have been to. ashley looks stunning. we are having a great time. sarah haynes, abc news, new york. >> an interesting service. would you do it? >> no. my mother would have shot me if i didn't have bridesmaids. >> how many did you have? >> i am a beauty pageant winner. miss tulips, 2014. >> look at that. carrying the crown, and that pink chiffon. >> bridesmaid outfit. looked like a pageant outfit from the south. no offense to southern watchers. >> announcer: this is "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. from the south. no offense to southern
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm dan kloeffler. and here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." we are hearing from ray rice, his wife, along with the nfl commissioner, all in reaction to that videotape and how the violent incident, it shows, has been dealt with. it is a controversy not going away. full details straight ahead. michigan is the latest state to report a spike in severe respiratory infections among children likely caused by enterovirus. hundreds in 12 states in the midwest and southeast have been sickened. a 12-year-old louisiana boy refused to go down without a fight after getting attacked by a ten-foot alligator. bitten in the leg while spear fishing. he pried open the alligator's
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mouth and got away. and taco bell adding to its breakfast menu, trying out tacos whose shells are made of country biscuits. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." a lot of headlines this wednesday morning. >> i want to say i like country biscuits, but i'm not sure about the taco bell. >> the combination. at 2:00 in the morning. 3:00, might be appetizing. right? we want to begin this half-hour with new reactions to the video showing ray rice knocking out the woman now his wife. >> the owner of the baltimore ravens tells fans in a letter that the organization was wrong for not pursuing its own investigation of the incident more vigorously. >> with new legal questions swirling, rice his wife and nfl commissioner are having their say. abc's karen travers has the story. >> reporter: in less than two years, ray rice went from super bowl champion to out of the game. the nfl suspended the baltimore ravens' star running back
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indefinitely. the controversy around this video showing rice hitting his then-fiancee and now wife is not dying down. nfl commissioner roger goodell defended the league in an interview with "cbs this morning." did anyone in the nfl see the second videotape before monday? >> no. >> reporter: no one in the nfl? >> no one in the nfl to my knowledge. >> if there is no video, ray rice would be playing in the nation nfl next week. >> reporter: running back ray rice told espn, "i have to be strong for my wife. she is so strong." janay rice defended her husband in a post on instagram. "i woke up this morning feeling like i had a horrible nightmare," she wrote. "to make us relive a moment in our life that we regret every day is a horrible thing." and new questions about whether rice should have faced prison time. prosecutors telling abc he received the same treatment that any first-time offender has. >> it is not unusual for a first
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offender with video game who is very well supportive of him. >> reporter: the nfl says it asked law enforcement for all individually -- a video related to the night but they didn't get it. the league did not ask the same of revel, the atlantic city casino where the incident took place. dan, reena. >> one more note from the nfl. there's a record price to be paid for the buffalo bills. a couple, terry and kim pagula agreed to buy the team for reported $1.4 billion. they also own the buffalo sabers hockey team. the sale of the team subject to nfl owners approval. at league meetings next month. tomorrow marks 13 years since the 9/11 attacks brought down new york's twin towers. most of the work in the one world trade center is on track. one world trade center will open this fall. five million square feet of office space has already been leased.sg/cc[mç it is called by some the most secure building in the world. >> there is a separate dedicated staircase for first responders. the core of the building is thicker than any core in any
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office building any place in the world. >> the complex includes the 9/11 memorial, museum, shopping center and transportation hub slated to open next year. >> president obama set to address the nation tonight in a rare primetime address about his strategy on how to defeat isis. a large majority of americans support u.s. air strikes in syria. driving that the fact that 91% of americans now say they see isis as a vital threat to u.s. interests. in the wake of the brutal execution of two american journalists, critics say the president has been too cautious in his response. >> an opportunity for the president to communicate a very important message about our priorities and national security to the american public. >> it is time for president obama to exercise leadership in launching a response. >> mr. obama met with congressional leaders at the oval office yesterday with some strong words, saying if he decides to expand u.s. air strikes on islamic
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states he will not ask congress for permission. as the president lays out his strategy to defeat isis, we are seeing new evidence that isis is stepping up efforts to recruit americans on line. young women in particular looking to take a terrorist as a husband. abc's pierre thomas has more. >> reporter: abc news has learned isis and other terrorists in syria launched a recruitment campaign targeting young american women using social media and online videos like this. the advice that i have for the sisters. it is very important that they come to this place, here you prefer to live among the worst of creatures, rather than live amongst the mujahadin. >> reporter: sources tell abc news, as many as a dozen young american women have tried to join islamic radicals in syria. prosecutors say shannon conley, a 19-year-old nurses aide living in suburban denver, was one. according to the fbi, conley met a 32-year-old tunisian man who openly told her he was with isis.
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conley, a recent muslim convert, had found a kindred spirit who stoked her radicalism. the two began skyping making plans to marry. >> i think it is very possible as they train women you could see them as suicide bombers. >> the fbi said conley began training in military tactics and weapons. concerned local residents from this local church tipped off the fbi who confronted her. conley was blunt, telling them she want to wage jihad. despite warnings from the fbi not to travel to syria, authorities say conley was hellbent on going there to marry the isis fighter. she was arrested in denver trying to board a flight to germany, connecting to turkey near the syrian border. sources say tickets provided by her isis fiance. she allegedly told the fbi her plan was to be a isis camp nurse she would fight if called upon. pierre thomas, abc new, washington. an explosion at a chemical waste plant in eastern germany lit up the night sky. one person severely burned. as many as 40 homes damaged.
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the fire stretched 150 feet in the air and was fueled by secondary explosions. police believe the injured man is an employee who went to the plant to investigate after responding to an alarm. hundreds took shelter in a local school. well, a disturbing story. a south carolina father suspected of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in alabama. tiffany ray jones has been charged with child neglect. more charges are pending. the children range from 1 to 8 years old. his ex-wife, who had joint custody, reported them missing a week ago. neighbors say the kids did not go to school and were often kept dirty and unclean. a tiny noun louisiana -- town in louisiana trying to track down more than a dozen guns that went missing over the last four years. an audit from the police department issued firearms vanished under the watch of a former police chief in brewly. they include handguns. shotguns, assault rifles. a new system since has been put
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in place to keep track of the department's guns. that is a burglar -- burglar suspect in florida who police say dozed off while attempting to steal jewelry and items from a home. deon davis, the guy snoozing there, fast asleep. had his picture taken by a cop before waking him up and arresting him. he is facing burglary charges. >> so how did that exactly happen? >> apparently a maid came in and found him fast asleep on the bed and then called police. they came and obviously got evidence that in fact, yeah, you have some, contraband. >> interesting. in this town of sarasota. oh, well. >> word to the wise. don't take the nyquil before -- >> take it after you get the goods. a look at your weather -- severe storms. the plains, great lakes. hail, damaging wind. snow in montana, wyoming. showers all along the gulf coast
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and florida. and in a part of the southwest, drying out along the gulf coast. >> pleasant in the 70s and 80s along a stretch from the east to west. warming up in the south. positively hot from texas to tennessee valley. cold along the northern plains and the upper midwest. well, now that the busiest tourist season of the year is all but done, the white house visitor center ready to reopen after a two-year renovation. the public will have the first chance to see the $12 million makeover saturday. they include artifacts like chairs from the pressroom. a telegraph used by lincoln, and a desk fdr used for his fireside chats. also a 14-minute film voiced by presidents and first ladies. meanwhile, in the oval office, take a look at this great shot. the son of a retiring secret service agent, face planting on the couch. mom and dad having a moment with the president. the nearly 3-year-old also
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kicked off some of the pillows from the couch there. we are told the president, well, you know he has kids. he knows kids are going to be kids. hey, come on. where are the cars in this office? i'm bored. >> haven't you wanted to put your feet up in the oval office? >> to be able to step foot in the oval office. absolutely. cool shot. we head to baltimore, a uniquely american record. uniquely american. centers on the largest living star spangled banner ever. >> made using 7,000 people, mostly of students. wearing, red, white, blue, it took place in baltimore. >> it was to honor the 200th anniversary of the poem by francis scott key that would become our national anthem. very cool event. making history for the kids. good for them. >> very good. hopefully none had to remember the words. that oftentimes trips a lot of people up. >> that's right. coming up, lessons learned from a popular tv doctor after the government cracks down on a diet product. also ahead, apple rolling
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out iphones, high-tech wristwatches and more. all of the anticipation. and apple not the only game in town when it comes to technology. you can wear fashion designers making cool little gadgets. they're fancy. you will want to see them. you're watching "world news now." ♪ let's get drunk on the mini-bar ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by hot wire.com. noi noich -- for for "world news now" weather brought to you by hot wire.com. this is how it feels to hotwire. ♪
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fine for false claims. >> the government coming down on maker of a green coffee extract that dr. oz called a miracle pill. abc's mara schiavocampo has the story. >> reporter: it has been hailed as a super supplement. >> this miracle pill can burn fat fast. >> reporter: by tv's most famous doctor. >> taking green coffee extract doubles your weight loss. >> reporter: but the company behind the green coffee extract, afs, settled with the ftc for $3.5 million. over charges it made baseless weight loss claims about the product. >> the ftc will not hesitate to act when we see misleading claims in the marketplace. >> reporter: in their complaint, the ftc says the company conducted a seriously flawed human clinical trial. falsely claiming participants lost average of 10% of their body weight without changing diet or exercise. and then continued to deceive consumers by repeating those claims in marketing. including touting dr. oz's
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endorsement of its product on its website. >> it is a supplement that helps you burn fat faster. in june, dr. oz answered questions about that particular show in a contentious exchange with of a senate panel. >> i don't get why you need to say this stuff. you know it is not true. >> i would give my audience the advice i give my family all the time. >> reporter: dr. oz said he doesn't make money off products like these or give companies permission to use his name or the show. but has said he will be more careful moving forward. applied food sciences hasn't admitted or denied the ftc claims. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> we should note, abc did reach out to dr. oz, he was unavailable for comment. >> the diet industry is a hugely profitable industry. $60 billion industry. declined last year because of soft, soft drink sales, diet soft drink sales. all limped in there.
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diet pills, soft drinks, bars, meal plans. lot of money out there. >> okay. well, coming up, the i future. >> backstage at apple's big announcement yesterday. we've got an exclusive look at the watch and 6. stay with us. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. coming up the i future. >> backstage at apple's big announcement yesterday.
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♪ ♪ so with yesterday's big announcement, the time has come, apple watch is here. almost. it will be available next year. >> still, the big reveal, much anticipated smart watch, still being heralded as a game changer. exclusive, firsthand look. >> reporter: apple ceo tim cook backstage. after perhaps the biggest moment
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of his career as head of apple. >> we have one more thing. [ cheers ] >> reporter: moments before cook unveiling the apple watch, the company's first brand new product in four years. and we were right there in the hall. it had long been questions when apple would innovate, introduce its next product. they have. tim cook, backstage with his own apple watch. can i see yours? >> you can see it. it's unbelievable. >> reporter: the apple watch starts at $349. available early next year. comes in stainless steel, aluminum, 18-karat gold. apple promising it will help you in your every day life. fitness. health. tracking vital signs, blood pressure, heartbeat. are you closer to your goal? >> very close. rate now, 50 seconds of running. >> reporter: you burned five calories. >> five calories in five secondses.
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>> five second. >> great start. >> reporter: calorie a second. they allowed me to try on an apple watch myself. it shows you when you turn it on in the morning where you are. >> when you wake up it shows you where you are on the globe. >> set it to do that. absolutely. >> reporter: something else it can do. apple announced apple pay. hold your iphone or apple watch at the checkout. no credit card needed. >> reporter: a lot of people said tim cook is going to walk on to the stage and kill the credit card. did you? >> i think that we put a dagger in it. >> reporter: you carry your life around on your wrist. your payment information, heart rate, pulse. a lot of people at home are going to wonder how safe is it? >> incredibly safe. i think we are establishing a new bar. >> reporter: when you see celebrities get their photos hacked, people think these are famous people. if they're not protected, what about us? >> i feel incredibly certain that it's very secure. the most secure thing out there. >> reporter: the first tweet ever from an apple watch.
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here is how the voice-activated twitter will work. hit microphone here. how fun to send the first tweet ever from an apple watch, period. see you tonight, period. before we left, one last question for tim cook. a lot of our viewers are going to want me to ask this question -- is made in america still important to you? >> it is critically important. between the watch and the iphones you have seen, we will have parts or materials or equipment made in 22 of the 50 states. >> reporter: that will go into the apple watch. >> going into either the watch or the phone. 22 out of 50. >> you're really into tech stuff. what do you think? >> interesting thing when you have a watch come out or new design on the iphone like that. apple trying to create products that are pushing the envelope. there is that sort of learning curve. the group has to understand. how are you going to use this, will this be user friendly? they have been successful so far. wait to see if it takes off.
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♪ everything is okay because it's your hday ♪ everything is okay because it's your birthday ♪ so the apple watch not the only way to make techies feel fashion fancy. there are designers who are also hard at work on wearable technology. >> right. getting a sneak peek at next year's wearable tech from the runways at new york's
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week. here is tech contributor tina trinh. >> reporter: whether it comes to wearable technology, let's say tech companies could use help in the style department. luckily this season, fashion designers are answering the call. backstage at the show to get a fashion designer's take on wearable tech. >> wanted to make sure if we did something it would be fashionable. >> reporter: she's created two bracelets that turn out to be tech gadgets in disguise. one is a portable iphone charger. and another indicates calls and text messages. >> could look like jewelry. it happens to notify me when someone calls. >> reporter: the fashion first philosophy is bound to strike a chord with women. tech is definitely skewed more male. >> we are able to take behavior. our customers want it. she wanted to charge her phone. she wanted to be able to. was having trouble in meetings,
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dinner parties with friends and family. please put your phone away. >> reporter: just because the designs are heavy on style, don't think they skimp on technology. designers at opening ceremony partnered with intel to develop mica, my intelligent communication accessory. a smart bracelet that include a touch screen, built in radio tuner, and even comes with a service plan. doesn't have to be tethered to a smartphone. for fashionistas, it means not having to choose between staying stylish and staying connected. tina trinh, abc news, new york. >> tina, a couple months ago brought in ring that would vibrate. if your kids, mother is calling, you don't have to check your phone. rings were gorgeous. >> reporter: the combination of fashion and function actually can be beautiful marriage. >> absolutely. >> not some big plastic, black, clunky thing. >> there you go. >> that's the news for the half-hour. >> follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> announcer: more americans choose abc news to see the whole picture. picture.
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" -- brutal blow, shock waves and response from the nfl after new video of ray rice of the baltimore ravens is released. new concerns about domestic abuse. >> it helps us understand this is happening literally in homes every single day. every single day. >> emotional new comments from rice and his wife defending her husband. addressing the nation. all the anticipation as president obama reveals his strategy against isis in tonight's speech. it is time for president obama to exercise some leadership and launching a response. >> political and public criticism for the president facing a terror threat. and later, it is national tv dinner day from the freezer to dinner day. from the freezer to
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the oven to your table. the culinary convenience dating back to the '50s. what's your favorite? it is wednesday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm dan kloeffler on this wednesday. >> i'm reena ninan. i can't believe there were people with latex gloves and saran wrap at this very desk. >> david muir brings us "world news tonight" on a regular basis this was the table for a culinary treat. >> which we will be talking about later this half-hour. stick with for us that one. we're going to actually begin with what is an incredible interesting turn. the case of ray rice and his wife. in a letter to his fans, the owner of his former team, the baltimore ravens, says the team should have acted vigorously in pursuit of the individually that ultimately led to rice's release. >> he is maintaining no one at the team had seen the video before monday morning. meanwhile, rice's wife is making it clear she is standing by her man. abc's ryan smith has more. >> reporter: janay rice says she is living a horrible nightmare
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after video of baltimore ravens' football star, ray rice, assaulting her shocked the word. she writes on instagram, "to make us relive a moment in our lives that we regret every day is a horrible thing. if your intention was to hurt us, embarrass us, make us feel alone, take all happiness away, you have succeeded on so many levels." hours later, ray rice, telling espn, "i have to be strong for my wife. she is so strong." rice has been largely silent since the february assault. in march, the couple who met in high school, got married. soon after, ray rice cut a deal with prosecutors to avoid a trial. and the ravens organized a news conference. >> my wife is here. and i just want to thank her for -- for loving me where i was weak and building up where i was strong. >> reporter: and janay apologized. >> i do deeply regret the role i played in the incident that night. i can say that i am happy that
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we continue to work through it together. >> reporter: the nfl suspended rice two game. coach and teammates squarely behind him. >> i stand behind ray. a heck of a guy. he has done everything right since. he makes a mistake. he will have to pay a consequence. >> reporter: it took that new video for the nfl to suspend him indefinitely. >> how much of a wake-up call is this about domestic violence? >> it makes it real, brings it home. helps us understand this is happening in home every single day. every single day. >> reporter: rice lost his biggest sponsor, nike, but his wife still standing by him. rice telling espn, "i love my husband, i support him. i want people to respect our privacy in this family matter." brian smith, abc news, new york. >> not only have ray rice and his wife been speaking out about the én(n(ñkuq)sy, so has the nf commissioner, roger goodell. he called the video from inside the elevator extremely graphic and sickening. in an interview with cbs this
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morning, goodell claimed the nfl asked for but was not given that video. >> no one in the nfl, to my knowledge, and i had asked that same question, and the answer is >> goodell also did not rule out rice's return to the field. but, he said before that happens the nfl must feel confident rice is addressing the issue and that he has paid a price. well, that frightening enterovirus sending hundreds of children to the hospital now apparently has spread to another state. michigan makes 12 states across the midwest and southeast now reporting a speak in respiratory infections among children. six states have confirmed cases of the enterovirus 68, e-68. start as a common cold, quickly develop into serious infections. hospitals are so busy treating patients. a st. louis clinic moved out a mobile triage unit. another infection keeping the cdc busy, ebola. the fourth u.s. aid worker sickened with the deadly virus
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arrived in atlanta. the unidentified patient arrived from south africa under the same strict isolation protocol as two americans already successfully treated and released. a surge in ebola cases in liberia pushed the number of infections to over 4,200 with more than 2,000 deaths. we are hearing more incriminating evidence surrounding the v.a. hospital scandal. richard griffin says managers at more than a dozen v.a. facilities lied about scheduling practices and issues. griffin's office is investigating allegations that thousands of vets waited months for treatment at 93 sites across the country. president obama has strong words for congressional leaders about isis, saying if he decides to expand u.s. air strikes he will not ask congress for permission. he will address the nation tonight. abc's josh haskell has the
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details. >> reporter: this is what the violent and destructive advancement isis looks like. two american journalists beheaded. tonight, president obama will speak to the country and lay out his plan to destroy the terrorist group. >> this is an important opportunity for the president to communicate a very important message about our priorities and our national security to the american public. >> the president will call for an effort to train rebels in syria that are already fighting isis. >> notion that the united states should be putting boots on the ground, i think, would be a profound mistake. >> reporter: in iraq, a new government has taken power which will mean increased u.s. support and air strikes in the country. but abc news has learned the president's plan does not call for immediate u.s. air strikes in syria. a large majority of americans support u.s. air strikes in syria. on tuesday, the president met with bipartisan congressional leaders. republicans are demanding more specifics.
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>> it is time for president obama to exercise leadership in launching a response. >> reporter: u.s. officials tell abc news that although a u.s. air campaign into syria doesn't appear imminent, it is likely to come. but they have also said rooting out isis in syria could be a job that falls to the next president. josh haskel, abc news, new york. >> our political team will be here tonight as abc news covers the president's address live. coverage starts at 9:00 p.m. eastern time. another atlantic city casino is poised to shut its doors for good. financially strapped trump taj mahal filed for bankruptcy. it is threatening to close in november unless it can reduce expenses and salary for workers. it would be the fifth atlantic casino to do so this year. not far away, new york city is among america's most expensive cities. here is more evidence -- $1 million for a parking space at this luxury apartment building. now the parking space costs more per square foot than the condos upstairs. but it comes with its own charging station.
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i guess you could possibly justify the cost. sweet irony, new condos are built on the site of a former parking garage. well, mcdonald's sales are down again. the fast food giant had weakest sales in a decade last month. mostly because asians are avoiding the golden arches because of supplier problem in china. its same-store sales were down almost as much here in the u.s. slightly more upscale chains are getting millenials, who not that long ago couldn't wait for their next happy meal. >> but apparently not just the region that is taking the hit. globally sales are down 3.7%. here in the united states, down 2.8%. you can still there is somewhat of an international difference in preferences and tastes. >> millennials prefer chipotle, panera, i do, too. >> mcdonald's trying to capture the coffee market. younger market, health food market.
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a big market they're trying to cover which is why the menu keeps getting bigger and bigger. >> have you tried the coffee? >> not bad. >> not bad. adhere to the warning there and don't drink it immediately served there. the people who turned a waffle into a taco are now at it again. taco bell testing biscuit taco. fried chicken and country gravy or jalapeno honey sauce. egg, cheese, sausage or bacon. >> these are available. now in southern california after testing in the biscuit-friendly communities of san antonio and atlanta. next month taco bell begins offering nationally two versions of the a.m. crunch. >> here is the secret why this is going to take off, taco bell. you have to offer it after the breakfast hours. because even though mcdonald's
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has the market on breakfast market at like 25% for sales, it always stops at 11:00, 11:30. [ belch ] >> yeah. >> just saying. >> i like the way you think. coming up, we're celebrating national tv dinner day. warming up the microwave. taking you all the way back where it began. first, apple's new product launch. new phones with the high-tech watch, and did it just killed the credit card? you're watching "world news now." ♪ it's getting better getting better ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by vista print. ♪ nnouncer: "world news now" weather brought to you by vista print. ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by vista print.
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♪ i mean after all the anticipation, hype building up for weeks now, apple revealing what they have been trying to keep secret. the new iphone is here. not only is it getting better, but it is getting bigger. >> apple launched its first new product. the apple watch. abc's brandi hitt in cupertino with details. [ applause ] >> these are the new iphones. >> reporter: the apple iphone going big. ceo tim cook not only unveiling the iphone 6 with 4.7-inch display and 6-plus at 5.5 inches and also a brand new apple watch. >> because you wear it, we
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invented new intimate ways to connect and communicate directly from your wrist. it is also a comprehensive health and fitness device. >> reporter: the first new apple product in four years. virtually your life on your wrist. with the new apple pay system for apple watch and iphone, you no longer need a debit or credit car. >> your total is $23.78. >> that's it. >> cook promising your accounts are encrypted while giving abc news' david muir an exclusive backstage pass. >> we've made it incredibly safer. no longer do you have exposed number that anybody can look at. no longer do you have there five-decade-old mag stripe technology. >> reporter: it was 30 years ago on this very stage steve jobs unveiled
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the first macintosh computer. three years after his death, cook is now at the helm trying to keep apple ahead of the highly competitive industry. >> what we showed screams innovation is live and well. >> reporter: the apple watch doesn't go on sale until next year. you can preorder iphones this friday ahead of the september 19th release. this means all older models are already quickly losing their value. brandi hitt, abc news, california. >> all the apple diehards out there are like, okay, now i've got something to achieve for on september 12th. preorders go in. 19th is when they're in store. >> you can ghem >> oh. reena, you are apt to use a pay phone. i see you all the time when i come to work, chatting away. placing your delivery orders on your pay phone there. >> you make me look like a woman of the night in the graphic. >> reporter: i didn't make you look like a woman of the night. that's very respectable. >> people in graphics. >> coming up.
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so we couldn't wait for throwback thursday, so we are doing way back wednesday. because there is reason to celebrate. >> happy national tv dinner day. we are on tv right now. we thought why not indulge. >> going to do honors? >> i will. 1:30 for the mac and cheese. >> i will enjoy the meal. tell the nice folks about the history of tv dinners. >> i will do that. reena. would love to you. you enjoy your pasta. as you created in two minutes there. swanson started making dinners, 1953 with commercials like this one you will see why they got popular. >> i can be early, i can be late, i can bring fowl to dinner any time i please. get this, my wife never panics. she just takes swanson tv
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turkey dinners from the freezing compartment of the freezer when i am off schedule. >> right you are, jack. mary lou knows she can have a swell dinner ready in 25 minutes. >> does she really? you can see -- it originally took longer to make. still, you can't argue with convenience. >> sexism in 1953 caught on once the housewives went crazy for this commercial. >> now from banquet comes -- [ thunder ] [ laughter ] >> what is it, cynthia? >> giblet gravy and sliced turkey! >> if that doesn't make you hungry, i don't know what will. >> this is whetting my appetite right now.
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perfectly created mashed potatoes and salisbury stake. the staple of dinner. >> dig right in. it is the hungryman after all. >> oh. >> wow, that's like glue in your mouth. mm. [ bell ] >> so it rang -- >> so the microwave getting popularity. >> we saw the ad switch from marketing it from the gals to the guys. >> like these. >> oh, having company tonight? >> no. >> that's two pounds. usually enough for four. >> at this price. would you care to join me? >> sure. >> go for a date for a tv dinner. >> nothing like that satisfaction of pulling back the cellophane on that hotly prepared macaroni and cheese. would you enjoy? >> love to do the honors. thank you for spending the $1.99 on our date tonight.
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>> don't burn the top layer of your tongue. a selling point you dove into the hot dessert. that blueberry crumble. apple crisp. coming out of thermonuclear degrees. >> it was. >> there you go -- you won't be able to taste for a week and a half. clearly satisfied. keeping american families happy since 1953. >> wow. >> delicious, right? the fact of the matter is, hungryman came out in the '70s. apparently this size, half of this was not enough. >> right. >> that was what it was. preservatives needed to get, get, jam packed into this. into this, creation of culinary delights. >> do you think could have also survived hiroshima? >> it could much like the twinkie, the shelf life. and i am going to as you take us to break take in the salisbury steak. one of the staples. >> stick with us. coming up. good? >> i don't believe you. >> i don't believe me either. staples.
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and now it is time for "the mix." have you heard of the song, "99 red balloons"? >> i have. also known as "99 luft balloons." >> german version. >> that's right. >> a man, andrew wang, maybe my new favorite musician. on youtube, he did that version but with 99 red balloons. known for the techniques using tools, instruments to make these sounds from these old school songs. ♪ >> i think he is spot on. he has got it. right? >> i'm impressed. that is incredible. you wonder how long it takes someone to do this. >> or to come up with it. that's the idea. >> wonder if there is an outside
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influence in order to come up with this creativity. helium. >> pretty impressive. i would never be able to get it to make that noise. >> very cool. very very cool. coming up on the anniversary of 9/11. one special first responder getting recognition. a 15-year-old golden retriever went to ground zero on the first couple days from the attacks for 9/11. celebrating her 15th birthday. and a golden retriever. right now she is up for an award from the american human association. putting it out on herodogs.award. to be nominated. and the hard work and selflessness and handler goes into for these obviously very daring and dangerous situations. >> you won't hear about the animals that often in these situations. great thing. >> big push right now. >> hope he wins it. we're sad -- and there is a guy, at the shopping mall released what
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they called the worst ads. ♪ back to school >> sequel may be worse. ♪ mall mushy ♪ mall crunchy ♪ mall fluffy get to the mall y'all. >> not sure that makes me want to get to the mall, y'all. >> where do i want to be other than east hills shopping center? >> st. joseph, missouri. not sure if the vendors know he is making a mockery. >> there is no mockery. he had his nails, acrylics, tips filled. nicely done. we know divine intervention is best served with a dollop of sour creep. so is evidence here. >> this is, from ecourse, michigan. this was the face of jesus in a pierogi. at saint andre bissette church festival. one of the parishioners, came up with this, here it is, holy pierogi. they have it in their freezer that if don't know what to do
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with it my name is eddie metcalf. i enjoworking in my yard and you know, i can't. i can't do that any more,'cuz i'm missing most of my lung. they did a cat scan of my kidneys, no more kidney stones. that's the good news. "but, we found a spot on your lung." that frankly scared the "hell" out of me. i hadn't smoked in 22 years. how could this happen to me? he said, "well, you know about radon gas?" we'll... you know, i heard about it.
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he said, "well, the second leading cause of cancer" "in america is radon, 22,000 people a year die from this." i literally left the doctor's office, got a test kit, put it in my house, and our result was 39.8. the upper limit is 4. we got to get this fixed. that was on a monday, and on wednesday, our mitigation system was up and running. well, i think everybody should have their house tested. we'd never know. we'd still be living there. i could get another tumor from it. right now, it's changing my life. ar music playing ) - ( snaps, clatters ) that sounds awful. ( music stops ) but a lot better than last week. ( rock music playing ) ♪ we weren't born to follow. ♪
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this morning on "world news now", confronting terror. president obama's strategy on fighting isis. he is telling the world about his plans in a live address tonight. nature's nightmare. the epic flood that stormed the southwest, the widespread damage as dangerous weather threatens another part of the country. brave boy. the 12-year-old who fought back when an alligator attacked him. his amazing comments and painful injuries. and showing off. justin bieber's appearance at new york's fashion week and what he did not wear on stage. see for yourself in "the skinny" on this wednesday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good wednesday morning. i'm dan kloeffler. >> i'm reena ninan. >> a lot of news.
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>> very busy week, fashion week, one of the small highlights from that. justin bieber managing to make headlines. >> haven't seen the video. >> a lot waiting to see this one. first, we want to begin this half-hour with growing threat of islamic militants overseas to the united states. >> president obama to lay out the strategy dealing with isis in a primetime address tonight. abc's karen travers has more. >> reporter: in a rare primetime address wednesday, president obama will make his case for a stepped up u.s. campaign to fight the threat from isis. >> this is an important opportunity for the president to communicate a very important message about our priorities and our national security to the american public. >> reporter: a large majority of americans support u.s. air strikes in syria. driving that support, the fact that 91% of americans said they see isis posing a vital threat to u.s. interests. but the public sees president obama as being too cautious in his response to isis. wednesday night's address may not change their minds. mr. obama's not expected to make any major announcement.
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at the white house president obama met with bipartisan congressional leaders. republicans are demanding more specifics. >> it is time for president obama to exercise some leadership in launching a response. >> reporter: what the president will do wednesday night is outline the broader u.s. strategy against isis, including expanded air strikes in iraq. there have been more than 150 over the last month. also targeting isis safe havens in syria, but how is unclear. >> the notion that the united states should be putting boots on the ground, i think, would be a profound mistake. >> reporter: a u.s. air campaign in syria doesn't appear imminent. white house officials are suggesting that completely rooting out isis this could be a job that falls to the next president. the u.s. will look to step up efforts to train and equip iraqi forces to fight isis there. president obama will say newly formed iraqi government is a critical first step toward more stability. dan, reena. >> thank you.
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join our political team tonight as abc news covers the president's address live. coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern. moving on it the controversial still swirling around ray rice and the nfl, all about the videotape in which we saw rice knock out the woman who is now his wife. in a broadcast interview, nfl commissioner roger goodell claims the league asked law enforcement for all of the video from that incident but did not receive it. he said he is accountable for the league not getting the response right. critics are still shocked at how it was all handled. >> if there is no video, ray rice would be playing in the national football league next week. >> in an interview with our sister network, espn. rice said he and his wife will continue to support each other. the baltimore ravens, telling fans the organization should have pursued its own investigation of ;yrrz55áh(istorius may be days
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away from learning his fate for shooting to death his girlfriend. the paraolympians murder trial to resume in south africa tomorrow. the judge expected to hand down a verdict shortly after. pistorius claimed that he shot his girlfriend through the bathroom door when he mistook her for a burglar. hoo could face 25 years in prison. and we have an update on former race car champion michael shoemaker. he has left a hospital in switzerland and will continue his recovery from his skiing accident near his home in geneva. shoemaker suffered a serious head injury skiing in the french alps end of last year. broadway paid tribute to joan rivers last night. theaters turned out the lights on marquees for a minute before curtains went up. rivers appeared on the great white way three times and won a tony nomination for a show called "sally marr and her escorts," where she wrote and starred in in 1994. broadway showed its love for her, too, after her memorial sunday. a louisiana boy is recovering after successfully fighting off a ten-foot alligator. 12-year-old matthew kelly was
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spear fishing with his father when the alligator chomped on his leg, leaving gashes and puncture wounds. before his dad could reach him, matthew pried open the gator's mouth and freed himself. >> it was painful. it was just going on. >> but you felt something clamp on your leg. >> yes, ma'am. pulled me down under. >> the alligator snatched the dad's gun and fish before swimming away. as you can see, matthew is going to be just fine. >> crazy, right? >> really is crazy. in louisiana, florida, southern states. alligators, snakes, you have things out there in the wild you want to, keep your eye on. he is expected to make a full recovery in six weeks. >> pretty good. >> very good. considering what he went through. >> can you imagine ironically, his school happens to be home of the gators. >> may have a new mascot. wish him a speedy recovery. in other news, it was a wild night for millions as severe storms raked over the midwest and plains.
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omaha, a pounding, large hail, rising waters, trapping families and their cars. the southwest will finally get a chance to dry out after the latest round of deadly flash floods. here's abc's ginger zee. >> reporter: a stretch of highway is gone. flash floods monday night gnawing away at interstate 15, immobilizing dozens of vehicles. >> after the water got down below the surface of the roadway, i started digging out what i could from the car. took six guys there to push my car out. >> reporter: hundreds waiting in the seemingly endless lines of traffic. >> we are not going anywhere anytime soon. >> reporter: so many trying to got to their flooded homes. >> we have livestock we're worried about. local flooding of our property. >> reporter: property surviving on islands. the pictures from las vegas -- stunning. some of the worst flooding they have seen in 30 years. zion national park closing for a few hours.
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more than two inches of rain forcing visitors out. all of this, the result of the monsoon fueled by leftovers of the tropical system norbert. the emotion in mesa, arizona. brent farley feeling helpless. >> where do you put water when you have more water outside? >> reporter: clear across the nation in north carolina, floodwaters shredding roads. submerging cars, a foot of rain in parts of virginia. while in duplin county, north carolina, confirmed ef-2 tornado ripping through the homes. ginger zee, abc news, new york. well, here's a look at your weather. severe storms from missouri to the great lakes. hail and damaging winds a possibility. dry in the east. turning rainy tonight. showers along the gulf. and in florida. most of the west finally dries out. snow in the higher elevations. from idaho to wyoming. >> snow. but a scorcher in texas. southern plains. warming up across the south. pleasant and warm along the gulf coast. cold in the northern plains and upper midwest. apple launching its first
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product line since steve jobs died. apple watch going on sale early next year. the company will sell the iphone 6 later this month in two sizes. and update its mobile operating system. apple's ios-8 will include an apple pay system. >> if you were with us this time yesterday. you know about a unique living space for cats. this morning, the same for humans. >> yeah, exactly. this is what some australian architects have in mind. a home bolted into the side of a cliff. they said it would have three bedrooms, a bathroom, living room, vertigo inducing spa, and barbecue area on the bottom. >> the folks who dreamed it up were inspired by barnacles that cling to the ship's hull. most importantly, no estimate on how much it would cost. >> the idea behind this, using steel pins to drill into the side of the cliff. would you do this? >> never. >> who would be the builders who would risk their lives to put this together?
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>> question number one. a follow-up for this one. who is going to insure a house like this? the premium alone is probably more than what the actual house is worth. it is not going to resolve that. coming up in "the skinny," the "ghostbusters" comeback, and the four women bill murray would like to see star in a new movie. >> cameras who catch drivers who run a red light. can you get a ticket even though you obey the law? ♪ watching you watching you private eyes they're watching you ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power and free. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power and free. formula cleans better than bleach without the harshness. dinner's on the table!
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♪ private eyes throwback to the '80s. private eyes and everyone watching us with cameras and every move we are making. hundreds of cities and town, using them to snap photos of us while driving, making millions in fines. >> but if you are being ticketed for someone else's car, here's abc's david kerley with newt warning. >> reporter: it is the flash, that camera that says you have blown a red light or the speed limit. they're popping up in towns all over the country. more than 500 communities using cameras to police their roads. which means millions in fines for city coffers.
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just in washington, d.c., money from camera tickets jumped 5% in the past couple years. >> the real concern some are using speed cameras as a way to generate money instead of safety. >> reporter: the district's inspector confirming what drivers suspect -- they're getting ticketed even if the photo doesn't match the registration of the car. sometimes when it is impossible to tell by the photo which car is speeding. an example -- we are passing a speed camera right now. there is a car right next to us. if it snaps a picture, who is speeding? the car next to me or me? it happened around the country. a maryland driver so angry he videotaped his speed. showing he is 10 miles an hour under the limit. a ticket for going 10 miles an hour over. in baltimore, a car stopped as traffic flies by. a ticket for over the speed limit. the city found cameras off 50% and eliminated them. california, too. are these cameras good or bad? >> there is real research shows
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speed cameras can improve safety. >> reporter: d.c.'s police chief rejects findings and says cameras are reducing speed and plans to continue to use the more than 200 cameras flashing around the district. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> they say beyond a reasonable doubt in court. apparently they have to be able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that that is your car. so if you show up in court and you can sort of toss some confusion like we do sometimes -- just by getting dressed in the morning. >> we are going to verify in fact that that is you. you have some guns there, reena. >> i do. >> nice. you've been hitting the gym. making me look a little -- >> you have no problem. you are towering over me. don't you worry. i got your six. >> the beauty of photoshop. the chips, world news now edition. very good there. all right. coming up, a lot of celebrity skin showed last night's fashion award. see who stripped down to his underwear and who was shaking their booty. all female "ghostbusters"
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cast. see who made it to bill murray's list. next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. n "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny okay, it's "skinny" time. appropriately, leading off with justin bieber taking a break from the controversy that is always seems to surround him. he walked on to stage at the fashion rocks award show in new york last night to introduce a performer with model. >> while receiving cheers and jeers this is what he did. the 20-year-old. he only felt comfortable in his calvins. and he got to showing them off. taking off the turquoise blazer and then his pants.qú >> don't try this, dan. i've don't know what i would do. >> he topped it off, losing his shirt. flexing his abs for all to enjoy. the boos were overpowered by the
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cheers. the biebs getting love. it wasn't all about justin last night. j. lo showing everyone how it's done. performing her hit, "booty," the 45-year-old mother of two, looking good.;7ém$i shaking it for the crowd in a booty-licious. >> i don't care the age, she has it. really truly it has. 45, 25, anything. >> i would take the high cheek bones in either direction. we've been hearing rumors about a "ghostbusters 3" movie sequel, and this time with an all-female cast. so the question -- who are you going to call, bill murray? bill murray knows he would call a certain group. >> he told, melissa mccarthy, kristen wiig, emma stone, comic turns in the movies "easy a" and "super bad." and linda cardellini from "freaks and geeks." >> mccarthy and wiig co-starred in "bridesmaids." >> it all makes sense now. >> have to wait and see. >> i would love that. love to see an all female cast.
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>> they just have to open their mouths one word you will die laughing. >> true. paul mccartney, he's been writing a hit for more than half a century. some of the biggest musical stars around are paying tribute to him with a cd project called "the art of paul mccartney." who's who of rock and pop, performing songs he wrote. >> this is bill. bob dylan covering "things we said today," from "hard days night." kiss does "venus" and mars "rock show." a wings tribute. billy joel sings maybe i'm amazed from paul's first post-beatles album. smokey robinson adding "soul to soul," that from 1983. 34 cuts on the cd. deluxe version. eight more.
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one of paul's former producers dreamed up the project. working on it for 11 years. the art of paul mccartney come out on november 18th. download that one. >> put that on the list. u2 one of the biggest rock bands on the planet. this morning showing up basically everywhere. >> started with a performance at apple's big product. take a listen. ♪ chancing out a dream before it disappears ♪ ♪ aching to be somewhere new ♪ your voice was all i had >> that performance took place at apple's product reveal." a single called "the miracle of joey ramon," what you heard. u2, big product reveal, dropping an 11 track album for free on itunes for subscribers. that's half a billion people in 119 countries. >> of course, apple did pay them undisclosed amount for the "songs of innocence." in seconds became the biggest album release of all time. favorite u2? "beautiful day."
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♪ ♪ ♪ talking about bridesmaids. if you have always been the bridesmaid, never the bride, catch a bit of a break. a new service out there where you can be replaced by a total stranger. >> helping your friend get married may be a lot of work. now you pay for the bridesmaid, save trouble with the friendship. it's what makes this our "favorite story of the day." here's abc's sarah haynes. >> reporter: it is the biggest day in 25-year-old ashley blanchard's young life. her wedding. naturally the bridesmaid by her side, helping her primp and prep, one of her nearest, dearest girlfriends, right? [ buzzer ] >> reporter: ashley met her
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bridesmaid in person for the first time less than a month ago. the funny thing when i think of a bridesmaid, i think of a great friend. you just met? >> well, you can have your great friends, and you can have your family members. often being a bridesmaid is a burden financially for them and energy-wise. >> reporter: so jen came up with an idea. >> this all started when a posted my ad on craigslist, offering my services as a bridesmaid to strangers around the world. >> reporter: over 100 emails in four hours, and a bridesmaid-for-hire was born. if you rattled off in an elevator pitch, the services you offer when i pay you. what are they? >> i am four things for you, your personal assistant, your social director, i will help make sure the entire wedding party is having fun, i am your on-call therapist. i am your peacekeeper. i will %ñóu is calm, cool. collected. >> reporter: ashley is jen's
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very first bride. her story, one jen says is all too common. >> weddings are stressful. i would rather preserve a friendship than force someone >> jen caters to all wedding budgets, everything from virtu for two decades. watchers.
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making news in america this morning -- severe weather. heavy rains and hail, damaging winds overnight. with millions of americans still in the danger zone this morning. under fire. ray rice and his wife break their silence, for the first time since new video of their altercation surfaced. but the attention is now turning to the way prosecutors and the league's commissioner handled the case. vicious attack. a 12-year-old boy caught in the jaws of a large alligator. >> he just opened his mouth open. >> how he fought off the predator with his bare hands. and dangling design. the house that's for someone who really wants to live life on the edge.

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