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time lapse video of the construction of a new visitors center at the flight 93 national memorial in shanksville, pennsylvania.
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the video is from earth cam. the visitor center is being dedicated and opened to the public today, just a day before the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. the film condenses more than 1800 days of construction into less than two minutes. i always think about that day. can't believe it's 14 years ago. what a great way to honor those folks who did die in that field in shanksville. >> absolutely. it's good to see they're getting that memorial. well overdue. we're going to turn our focus now to the issue of strained relations between police and the communities that they serve. improving those relations has proven to be a tough, high-risk priority task. >> george stephanopoulos sat down with the man to offer insight, former new york city police commissioner and abc news consultant, ray kelly. we're up "up all nightline." >> reporter: once a cop, always a cop. ray has walked this beat his entire life from new york street kid to two terms as the police commissioner.
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his first precinct on the upper west side. this is your precinct? >> i used to work here as a police officer. >> reporter: kelly first became commissioner october of 1992. just a few months later -- >> in new york city, a massive explosion beneath the twin towers of the world trade center. >> it appear that the explosion that occurred was in all likelihood the result of some type of explosive device. >> reporter: tell us about that. >> it was a real jolt. nobody anticipated it. should we have? probably. >> reporter: it could have been so much worse. >> the goal was to have one building go into the other building. that didn't happen then, but something much more horrific happened in 2001. >> reporter: that's your second tour as commissioner, and everything has changed. >> things have changed throughout the world. >> reporter: during your tenure as commissioner, the crime rate in new york city came down. some say it came down at a great cost. you know the criticism of your stop and frisk approach to policing. >> not everybody likes stop and
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frisk, i understand that. but if you go into communities of color, there's very much concern about crime. crime rates are higher there. they want to be protected. the fact of the matter is, the stop rate here was lower than it was in philadelphia, lower than it was in baltimore. >> reporter: just this spring polls show the confidence in police overall in the country, lowest level they've been in 23 years. zooth it's a real problem. when you have incidents such as the horrific events that happened in north charleston, south carolina, where walter scott was gunned down by a police officer, these high-profile events set us back quite a ways. >> reporter: when you see these protests all across the country saying black lives matter and african-americans say to you, i'm sorry, i just don't believe the police have our best interests at heart, what do you say? >> i think you have to work with the community. it's no easy task. you have to try to reflect the community that you serve. >> reporter: for "nightline,"
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i'm george stephanopoulos in new york. >> so fascinating to hear ray kelly. what a wealth of information he brings. >> his memoir out this week. lots to read. coming up, iphone frenzy. apple's big reveal. their latest selection of products propsing to change the game yet again. from ipads to apple tv. you'll see what's new and improved. ahead in our next half hour, the kentucky clerk now out of jail, vowing to heated back to work. but will kim davis' clerks throw off her game plan? you're watching "world news now."
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♪ that's our technology movie. >> is that what that music was? >> once again, apple promised to outdo itself announcing
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yesterday a whole slew of upgrades on the horizon. >> not only upgrades but new and improved products according to apple. abc's neal karlinksy was there for the unveiling. >> reporter: rarely has apple unleashed so many products at once but it was the new apple tv ceo tim cook seemed most excited about. >> the television experience has been virtually standing still. today we are going to do something about that. >> reporter: the new black box puts games and other apps on your television and a new way of searching, just your voice. show me around schwarzenegger movies. look at that, it works. you can call up a grid of every baseball game being played go directly to any game or see stats as you watch. there's the ipad pro, their biggest ever, the iphone
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includes 3-d touch. the phone senses how hard you press to bring up other options. none of these are cheap is why a slew of companies are anxious to buy your old phone. we found websites gazelle and glide offering from $280 to $485. of all the big announcements the one thing people say they want the most never materialized here. longer battery life for their phones. neal karlinksky, abc news, san francisco. >> so you weren't too excited by all the changes. >> i wasn't too excited. and a lot of people who were watching it yesterday weren't all that wowed by all of the improvements. yes, there's a new improved camera for the iphone, but -- >> you've had a range of different phones, right? >> right. >> this was your first one. 1982. >> that's what i'm rocking today. >> you look like -- >> i'm thinking of upgrading to startack. >> you look like the millionaire from monopoly. >> if only i had the bucks. i like it, guys. coming up, the broadcaster
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my teeth are getting stronger. this crest toothpaste is superior in five areas. great checkup. ¤3+ welcome back. now it's time for "the mix." 2 is a tough age for kids. >> i know this. >> you sometimes can't knock sense into them. they're called the terrible 2s for a reason. here's a little meltdown between daddy and a 2-year-old. >> you don't have a boyfriend. >> you don't have a boyfriend. >> i do. >> you're not allowed to have a boyfriend. >> i do. >> isn't that cute? that's 2-year-old chelsea kirkland. her daddy says she can't have a boyfriend till she's 50. but she says she does. >> 2 years old. just imagine the tween years when all those fellows come knocking. >> they grow up early, these kids. >> too early. so it's tough for us in the news business to even pronounce
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new jersey or the simple things. ohio. >> reena ninan. >> exactly. >> our own names. >> this guy, the weather guy in the uk, he took on a challenge yesterday. the longest name of a town in all of europe. and he conquered it. look at it. it's 58 letters. >> that's a real town? >> yes. >> that's a real name? >> how do you pronounce that? >> just up the road from llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery chwyrndrobwllllanty siliogogogoch. the temperature got to 21 celsius. just up the road from llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery chwyrndrobwllllanty siliogogogoch, the temperature got to 21 celsius. >> but screwed up on the computer. >> the prompter. my favorite part about that is after he conquers it, wait for the smile where it's like, yeah, i'm nailing this. i got it. just about right there. look at that smile. i did it. >> that's impressive. >> it is very impressive.
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i practiced it. didn't work out. >> we're not going to test you on that one then. horses may know a thing or two about love we could learn from. gentlemen folk could learn from this one. look at the horse bring his girlfriend some hay to eat. >> aww. and as a typical woman, she just looks ungrateful. >> and then the sexy music. we have no idea if this led to any horseplay. >> looks like the quiet storm. led to horseplay. just horsing around? we will find out in six to nine months. >> oh! i don't think how long it takes. your moment of zen. moment of zen. some folks in australia took a drone into the western waters there, and got these dolphins as they're playing in the waves there.
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>> beautiful scene. >> beautiful scene indeed. >> that's the
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this morning on "world news now," airline inferno. exclusive pictures taken inside a jumbo jet. erupting into flames. new details about the investigation and the frantic evacuation. political platform. the republican rivals, donald trump and ted cruz on the same stage. opposing the iran nuclear deal. their comments getting worldwide attention. and new this half hour, no women allowed. >> punishment for an old-fashioned barber shop where a woman refused a woman a haircut. did the barber deserve a fine? and the baddest woman around, ronda rousey wants to take her rowdiness to hollywood. the movie remake she's ready to launch. it is thursday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> yeah. >> good morning.
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i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. thank you for joining us on this thursday. >> you were answering -- i was asking the question, was it helen mirren who starred in "the queen"? i loved that movie. >> it was great. she starred in "the queen" on broadway as well. >> i forgot about that. very good call. a great piece by linsey davis out in london right now, a very special anniversary for the queen. >> absolutely. the queen now the longest reigning british monarch. we're going to get to that, of course. we begin this half hour with the stunning new images we're getting from las vegas showing just how close that passenger jet came to disaster. >> the fire in the engine spreading quickly, burning through the skin of the plane. one passenger seated just behind that wing recording it all. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: exclusive new video from inside the plane. you can hear the engine blow. just moments later, flames shooting through that sooty smoke. >> ladies and gentlemen, please remain seated.
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>> reporter: even as flight attendants try to calm panicking passengers. and then the panicked exodus out of that crippled plane. just minutes earlier on tuesday, flight 2276 to london taxis for takeoff. 170 passengers and crew on board. just seconds before it goes airborne, the plane slamming to a halt, swallowed in flames and smoke. eyewitnesses say one of the pilots walks out of the cockpit to see for himself. >> he just was like, evacuate! everybody evacuate now. >> we are evacuating on the runway. we have a fire. i repeat, we are evacuating. >> reporter: just two minutes after the call, fire crews arrive, blasting water onto the plane. passengers flopping onto emergency chutes. you can see them scampering down the runway. >> is everybody okay? >> reporter: sally dewhurst says she was the first one down the emergency slide. >> it was almost like a river of fire coming at the ramps. >> reporter: 27 people treated for minor injuries, including the pilots, hailed as heroes tonight.
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>> everybody's good. thank you. >> reporter: these images show that molten pieces of engine shot towards the fuselage. >> if the fire trucks hadn't been there, if the fire had been able to build and gotten near the fuel tanks where people couldn't have gotten out and maybe had come through the cabin wall, this could have been very serious. >> reporter: aviation experts telling us had the pilots noticed the fire a couple of seconds later, they may not have been able to abort the takeoff meaning they would have had to have lifted off with the wing on fire, a very different outcome. matt gutman, abc news, las vegas. we move now to california where a first date turned to tragedy in the mountains east of los angeles a powerful rainstorm triggered flash flooding and trapped a young couple hiking the trails. they held hands trying to cross out of the runoff. two sheriff's deputies heard the woman calling for help and rescued her. but her companion was swept away. searchers found his body several hours later. a fast and furious rainstorm set off flash flooding in parts of new york city, swamping this
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neighborhood on staten island. streets turned to rivers trapping drivers in their cars. neighbors blame poor drainage in the area. and with heavy rain in the forecast today, this could all happen yet again. this morning's commute could be tense for thousands on the roadways around phoenix. police investigating a possible serial shooter after ten suspicious incidents in the past ten days. the bus you're seeing here was apparently targeted. >> heard a loud bang. it startled me. >> that's terrorism. they're trying to frighten or kill somebody. >> the good news, no one has been seriously hurt, but officials say it could be just a matter of time. the former south carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man may get out of jail today. michael slager's attorney says fbi-enhanced video shows a violent scuffle between the officer and walter scott. he added that scott had traces of cocaine and alcohol in his system. but scott's family and local
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leaders point out in this video he was at least 15 feet away when the first shot was fired. they're calling on the community to show up at today's hearing. and we now know that the suburban chicago police lieutenant killed last week died of a single gunshot wound. the coroner conducting the autopsy on joe gliniewicz did not say where the 52-year-old was shot. the death has not yet been classified as a homicide and details about how gliniewicz was killed are being kept under wraps right now. investigators are checking for a match on dna found at the scene that did not belong to gliniewicz. vice president joe biden says the u.s. plans to meet with israeli leaders to discuss how israel can maintain its military advantage in the middle east. this as they're growing concern among american jews over the iran nuclear deal. that deal also the focal point of demonstrations in washington yesterday. here's abc news's karen travers. >> reporter: an unusual sight on capitol hill. two republican presidential rivals sharing the same is
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stage, rallying against the iran nuclear agreement. front-runner donald trump. >> i've been doing deals for a long time. that's what i do. never ever, ever in my life have i seen any transaction so incompetently negotiated as our deal with iran. >> reporter: the businessman was invited by his fellow presidential contender senator ted cruz. >> this iranian nuclear deal is catastrophic. >> reporter: inside the capitol, lawmakers began debating the deal. >> this is probably the biggest foreign policy issue we're going to deal with during our time here in the united states senate. >> reporter: but all that fiery rhetoric may be a waste of time. enough senate democrats have come out in support of the nuclear agreement to block the republican-backed disapproval measure, a big win for the white house. hillary clinton said she supports the agreement as part of a broader strategy for iran. >> is it perfect? well, of course, not.
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no agreement like this ever is. but is it a strong agreement? yes, it is. and we absolutely should not turn it down. >> reporter: but she stressed if elected president, to protect the u.s., military action would be an option. congress has until september 17th to vote on the agreement, but kendis and reena, the drama is essentially over. >> our thanks to karen now. turning to the pope's upcoming visit to the u.s. an openly gay catholic man from virginia has been personally invited by the white house to see pope francis. aaron ledesma writes a blog called the gay catholic. he wrote a letter to the white house website and was surprised to get a phone call. if he gets a chance to talk to the pope, he knows exactly what he's going to say. >> i would tell the holy father how much it means to see someone say, you are loved, you are supported. it's a misconception. you can absolutely be catholic and be gay.
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>> many americans are clamoring to see the pope. in philadelphia, for example, 10,000 tickets to taepd the pope's mass along the city's franklin parkway were claimed in just 30 seconds. >> wow, incredible. >> exciting. >> i was surprised to learn they're reading the letters from the white house website. so the they pay attention. >> they react. >> got something, better write in. >> send your grievances to the white house website. >> not to us, please. the nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers has unfortunately claimed another life. a texas woman is the second victim. public health investigators found several strains of salmonella grown in mexico and distributed by a california company. so far more than 340 cases. the outbreak reported in 30 states. chain restaurants here in new york city will soon post warnings about salt. the board of health unanimously passed the first in the nation order, the warning must be posted along any menu item that contains more than the recommended daily amount of salt.
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i never thought about that, huh? that would be 2,300 milligrams. that's about a teaspoon. the warning, a salt shaker in a black triangle, will appear on menus beginning december 1st. what a great idea. salt can be such a detriment to their health. >> it is. new york. big brother once again. okay, so get this, this is exciting news i guess. a marijuana discount of sorts in colorado next wednesday has legal pot sellers stocking up. >> are you excited about this one? >> you know, it's high times there in colorado. an unusual colorado tax law means all state taxes on pot will be suspended for a day. officials say that suspension could cost the state up to $4 million. this weed won't be completely tax free. taxes and other costs will still apply. the one-day break will mean a $20 discount off an ounce of high quality weed. basically like an hour's supply for most people.
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next, beer brewed with sriracha sauce. the angel city brewery has created spicy and salty variations of what they call srirachalatte, in addition there's lime juice, agave, pickled banana. they suggest drinking it over ice and enjoy downing that. >> we've already told you about the pumpkin spiced lattes back at starbucks. so is pumpkin sandwiches. >> yeah, it's being sold in japan. the sandwiches stuffed with a certain type of japanese pumpkin that's been boiled along with lettuce and tomato. >> and there's also a mix of honey, soy, milk, cream cheese and almonds. all that for less than 4 bucks. i would eat that in a heart beat. it's a shame they don't deliver. what's that, delivery.com doesn't go to japan. >> or uber delivery? i'll watch you eat it. >> they're serving pumpkin lattes up in the newsroom. >> nice, good deal. >> coming up in "the skinny," could there be big competition involving taylor swift and katy
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perry? also ahead, queen elizabeth and her low-key approach to marking a major historic milestone for the monarchy. the excitement for royal watchers. and no women allowed. the barber accused of refusing to give a woman a haircut. did he deserve a fine? first, here's a look at today's forecast map. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not have one, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program. call this number
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shave, but a cocktail and guy talk as well. after he turned away a female customer, the pennsylvania bureau of professional and occupational affairs fined him $750 for gender discrimination. >> i'm not opposed to doing a woman's hair, just not in this shop. i want to open up a shop to cater to them. then no men will be allowed there and they'll have all the champagne and mimosas they want. that will be on the house. >> you can buy a mimosa. >> why can't a woman enjoy a beer? it's got to be champagne and mimosas for the ladies. interval says he didn't know he was compelled to serve both genders and doesn't expect to see an uptick of women rushing to his shop, but he says he'll be a gentleman and he's going to pay the fine. >> very interesting. i never thought about going into a barber shop as a woman to get a haircut. i could see why a barber shop kaitd e eer caters to men and d men's haircuts better than
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women, right? >> yes, it's okay. we can do a little separation that the point. >> by the way, i love your haircut. >> thank you. there are some developments on the kentucky story we've been following all this week. we're talking about the county clerk who went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. she's heading back to work. >> when she returns to the office on monday, she could be in for an unpleasant surprise from one of the deputy clerks. abc's alex perez is there. >> reporter: controversial county clerk kim davis is spending her first day out of jail at home. releasing this picture saying she's reading the, quote, hundreds and hundreds of fan letters she has received. adding, i'm heartened that god's people are not huddled up in a corner but standing strong. davis was released tuesday, after six days behind bars after refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses. walking out to "eye of the tiger." ♪ rising up >> reporter: getting a hero's welcome from throngs of support others rallied by gop presidential hopeful mike huckabee. >> thank you so much! >> reporter: word the rock group survivor is suing mike huckabee
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for unauthorized use of their song. judges ordered davis not to interfere with her deputy clerks who started issuing marriage licenses to all couples when she was detained. the deputy clerk handling marriage licenses saying he would continue to issue the licenses, even if davis order him to stop. davis is expected back at work here in her office on monday. alex perez, moorhead, kentucky. >> a big day come monday there. coming up, finally, the reason for the beef between katy perry and taylor swift. and ronda rousey's next challenge. "the skinny" up next. >> the "skinny" up next. >> announcer: "wo
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >> okay, so first up on this thursday morning in "the skinny," the baddest woman on this planet right now. >> we're talking of course, about ronda rousey, mma superstar reportedly set to star in a remake of the 1989 movie "roadhouse" which at the time starred patrick swayze. >> in the original, you may recall swayze played a bar bouncer who proves himself as a skilled fighter, which is probably why studio execs are looking at one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the planet for the rebooted role.
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>> she called the "roadhouse" role a great opportunity to have the opportunity to pay respect to the late actor. rousy had parts in "furious 7," "expendables 3," "entourage." but this would be her biggest role so far. katy perry cemented her status as one of the biggest stars in the world. take a look. here she is in front of the chinese theater in hollywood with her hands immortalized. >> it was a festive occasion as perry's best friend jeremy scott also got the cement treatment. and that's a low-cut dress, isn't it? >> oh, hello. >> hello, good morning. >> well, this makes him the first fashion designer to be there. someone that you can best that the wasn't there though, t. swift, taylor. >> music industry source ratcheted up their supposed feud by saying taylor is, quote, obsessed with beating her pop rival's record. page 6 reports smith wants seven number one singles from her album "199," and currently has three. >> katy is tied with michael
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jackson for that record, having scored five number one singles from her album "teenage dream." they've got bad blood. >> next, a hollywood "a" lister backing -- heading back to the classroom. >> actor and director james franco announcing by instagram he will teach a film class at palo alto high school, his alma mater. the lucky students who participate will even get a chance to make a movie with him. >> "the interview" star is no stranger to academia. he has previously lectured classes at nyu and ucla, but his acting career has not been without controversy. in 2011, a professor claims he was fired for giving the actor a "d" for missing classes. the actor admits playing hooky. he was filming 127 hours, a movie that earned him an oscar nomination. >> where were these folks when i was in college? i would have loved to have taken a course.
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>> from james franco? >> yeah. >> it would have been pretty cool. he's pretty good at the selfie game. that's all i want to learn from him. >> there are now selfie classes in college. >> are there? >> more news coming up. in college. >> are there? >>
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♪ i forgot what park that is, hyde or green park. >> i don't know. >> it is london. >> it's jolly good. >> it is, absolutely. >> finally this half hour, we travel across the pond, of course, where the queen is marking a major milestone. >> she reigned for 23,227 days. longest in history. abc's linsey davis is in london for the celebration and royal retrospective.
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>> reporter: a royal celebration fit for a queen. queen elizabeth ii becoming the longest reigning british monarch surpassing her great, great grandmother queen victoria. queen elizabeth made it clear she didn't want a fuss. instead, it's business as usual as the queen marked the milestone in scotland where she and prince philip inaugurated a new train. >> inevitably a long life can pass by many milestones. my own is no exception. >> reporter: the rest of the country paying tribute. >> my whole life, whether it's been long or short, shall be devoted to your service. >> reporter: she became queen at 25 when her father died unexpectedly. from truman to obama, from winston churchill to cameron, she's outlasted 12 u.s. presidents, 12 prime ministers and 7 popes. so we're in the quadrangle right in the center of buckingham
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palace where 21 pictures are on exhibit of the queen's reign. through it all, prince philip has been right at her side. >> all too often, i fear prince philip has had to listen to me speaking, but he has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years. >> reporter: after 63 years, the monarchy now stronger than ever. linsey davis, abc news, london. >> you know, she's survived three assassination attempts at least that we've known of. what i found interesting is during her diamond jubilee people said she would turn to prince philip when she finds something interesting and say, you should try to google that, philip. >> she knows what google it? >> of course i know what she knows. >> we're off to kensington palace. >> we're off to high tea. ♪
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good morning, i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." opponents of the iran nuclear deal have rallied against it outside the capitol even as they face almost certain defeat on the issue in congress. among those adding their voices, donald trump and ted cruz. details coming up. a south carolina police officer fired for shooting an unarmed black man in the back could be released on bond today. michael slager's attorney says the video shows a struggle before walter scott was shot. former tennis star james blake wants an apology from new york city police after being handcuffed and detained outside a hotel. police discovered they had the
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wrong guy. tom brady leads the new england patriots in tonight's nfl season opener against the pittsburgh steelers. the team will unveil its new super bowl banner just before kickoff. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone. we begin it half hour with protests against the nuclear deal with iran. donald trump and ted cruz among those speaking against it. >> barring something absolutely extraordinary, the deal it already done. here's abs's jonathan karl. >> reporter: mr. trump goes to washington, hitting capitol hill to rally against the iran nuclear deal. >> never, ever, ever in my life have i seen any transaction so incompetently negotiated as our deal with iran. >> reporter: light on specifics as usual, but as usual, heavy on
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bravado. >> we'll have so much winning if i get elected, you may get bored with winning. >> reporter: while most of trump's gop rivals have been attacking him, ted cruz, who invited trump to the rally, quite literally embraced him. >> why was donald trump here? >> it's not complicated. number one, i like donald. but, number two, everywhere donald goes, he brings 100 television cameras. >> reporter: while trump and cruz hammered the deal and sarah palin, too, across town, hillary clinton praised it, vowing to take the toughest of tough lines if iran violates the deal. >> i will not hesitate to take military action if iran attempts to obtain a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: big speech by hillary clinton and she was talking tough on iran. >> she's trying to get the focus off her because she's a disaster. honestly, jonathan, if she doesn't, she's in big trouble. >> reporter: the debate on iran deal is formerly under way here in congress, but for all the
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loud objections from republicans and some democrats, the bottom line is opponents of this deal simply don't have the votes needed to block it. jonathan karl, abc news, capitol hill. the pentagon has released new images of air strikes against isis, showing them hit a stadium near a site, reported to be a key command and hub where islamic forces store explosive and weapons. the defense department says the international coalition conducted thesis air strikes in coordination with iraqi ground forces. the islamic state claims to be holding a norwegian man and chinese consultant hostage and demanding ransom. the group posted pictures online showing the two men wearing yellow prison outfits. they also listed a telegram number for anyone who wants to pay for their release. >> the coast guard has intercepted another boat full of
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migrants believed to be from cuba. they say they've been at sea for ten days. despite improving relations with cuba, nearly 4,000 cue bans have been caught trying to my great to the u.s. in the last year, surpassing last year's total. now to the growing humanitarian crisis on the other side of the world. refugees fleeing war in the middle east and risking their lives to get to europe as countries struggle to find a solution. hungary is being accused of mistreatment this morning. abc's alex marquardt is there. >> reporter: hundreds of re gees pouring over this fence. a woman slipping her child underneath. the growing flood of people determined to get through this gateway to europe. but hungary is cracking down, reinforcing this new razor wire fence more than 100 miles long and planning to add guards. that journey toward the horizon now increasingly tense. mona and her children have been on the road for a month now. now you're worried the hungarian police are going to stop you? >> yes.
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>> reporter: and hit you? >> yes. >> reporter: and moments later, a confrontation. the refugees trying to barrel through a line of police. >> no, sorry. >> reporter: then herded to the side of the road. this little girl in tears, pleading with the officers who are trying to take them to a refugee camp. most here want to go to germany, which has welcomed the refugees with cheers. a stark contrast with the hostility here in hungary. that video shocking the world, the hungarian camerawoman kicking that girl as she runs from police, and this man as he runs by carrying a small child, she trips him. that camera who works for a right wing tv channel has been fired. hungary accused of aggression toward the refugees and a lack of empathy in this crisis. a one man aboard recorded the takeoff and the explosion that
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sent up fire and thick, black smoke. passengers and crew fled down the emergency chutes and away from the burning aircraft. the fire ate right through the fuselage and destroyed part of the cargo area before it was put out. a terrifying scene in southern california. a school bus packed with school children burst into flames. it was carrying a high school water polo team when fire broke out on the freeway in irvine. the driver was able to pull over and evacuate everyone. thankfully, no one was hurt. in the meantime, police in phoenix are on the lookout for a possible serial shooter on busy roadways. there have been ten suspicious incidents in the past 11 days. investigators are calling it domestic terrorism. >> reporter: drivers in phoenix, arizona, under siege. two more incidents, not saying if it was a bullet or some other projectile that hit the back side of this white pickup truck. >> doesn't matter if it's coming dpr a handgun, rifle, or pellet
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gun, all of those are projectile. >> reporter: the fbi and atf joining the investigation, and the reward raised to $20,000 for any information leading to an arrest. >> these are bad people trying to do harm to good people. >> reporter: the shootings started august 29th. 13-year-old girl injured after the window of the car she was riding in, shattered. this tour bus also hit. the driver, the only one on board. >> the person almost took me away from my family. >> reporter: and on tuesday, the window of a vehicle driven by a police sergeant, also breaking. with no pattern of time or days of the week, people in the phoenix area seeking refuge from a highway they use every day. abc news. >> thank you. the head of philadelphia's fire department is promising action against a paramedic caught using his phone behind the wheel. this video was shot by a mother whose son was being taken to a hospital. she claims a driver of the ambulance never put down his
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phone during the whole trip. philly's fire commissioner says the driver will be spldisciplin four workers from new jersey were hurt when an old terminal partially collapsed on them at newark. it hadn't been used for years. it was in the process of being demolish demolished. two victims are suffering serious injuries. day number two of the teachers strike in seattle. picket lines were up yesterday and classrooms were empty. the teachers say their salaries have not kept up with seattle's booming high-tech economy. they've gone six years without a cost of living increase. another round of negotiations set for today. those of us on the night shift, here's a stark new assessment about sleep deprivation this morning. british expert is now calling it torture. did you hear this, kendis? torture. he's calling for work and school to get started later in the morning. he says early schedules go against the body's natural clock. where were you, researcher, when i was in school?
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and they claim that impact -- it impacts learning and impacts health. he also claims making people under the age of 55 work before 9:00 a.m. doesn't make a productive workforce. i can get an amen in the news room? >> preach. >> we've been saying this for a while. >> i'm into torture, but not that kind. >> you're into torture? quickly moving along. let's talk about salmonella. >> another person has died in that salmonella outbreak by tainted cucumbers. they found several strains of salmonella grown in mexico and distributed by a california company. more than 340 people have gotten sick so far. let's talk about eggs. adding healthier eggs to the menu, giving the egg mcmuffin a makeover. promising to use cage-free eggs. the switch could take ten years. mcdonald's is among fast food
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chains promoting transparency, letting customers know the source of their food. but ten years? >> why does it take that long? >> i don't know. toyota has restyled the prius calling the new look sporty. the automaker wanted an all-new look. some critics say it looks like it has old-style tail fins. toyota says it gets 10% better gas mileage than the 2015 models. the new prius is due out later this year. >> this reminds me of my first car i ever had in high school. >> oh, yeah? >> it was a saturn. red. >> that was my first car, the sc-1. >> my friend asked me, did you have subwoofers. is that what you -- >> did you have it pimped out? did you have subwoofers? >> my parents wouldn't spend money on subwoofer. high school student? how about a thrilling ride to show you. you need to plan your trip to
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dramatic video to show you now. a moment caught on drone video. a woman hiking with a group of friends in mauai which was recording as they jumped into a waterfall when a flash flood suddenly appeared. her camera caught one of her friends struggling to hang on, then being swept away. the rest of the group scrambled to safety, thinking he was lost. miraculously he surfaced. a rescue helicopter airlifted them all out of there. after falling through the roof of a burning home six months ago, a fresno fire captain has hit a remarkable milestone. >> they don't call firefighters the bravest for nothing, do they? abc's david muir with that story >> reporter: captain pete dern climbing up that ladder in fresno, california, about to vent the roof when it gives way, falling into the burning home. the screams, the people yelling save him. >> get him out! >> reporter: firefighters ripping down the garage door to get him out, racing him to the hospital.
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in critical condition at first and prayers ever since from that firehouse. >> a leader and a good man. >> the first word that comes to mind is motivated. >> reporter: we have followed his motivation every step of the way, a determined father and husband. >> two, three, up. >> reporter: this was captain pete 105 days later, walking again, his wife on the left, his daughter on the right. every step in the hallway celebrated. >> close your eyes. no cheating. >> reporter: his wife thanking the firefighters who have done shifts to make sure there is always someone there with him. >> thank you, guys. >> reporter: look at this, captain pete ready to leave. 165 days, 5 1/2 months, 50 nurses, 7 doctors, helping to treat him, thanking his team. >> i just appreciate all your work. >> reporter: and the message from his fellow firefighters. >> welcome home, pete. >> reporter: welcome home, captain pete. david muir, abc news, new york. >> he's waking up in his own
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home this morning for the first time. released last night. good moment there. >> absolutely. and coming up, it's time for throwback thursday. >> so today we'll look back at the very first iphone. the hype surrounding it and what, if anything, has changed since. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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♪ this will really make you feel old. it has been eight years since apple came out with its prized gadget the iphone. and yesterday, of course, we had the big announcement that serves as a reminder that the smartphone has really come a long way. >> on this throwback thursday, we're looking back at when the first iphone went on sale. plenty of things have not changed since then but we want to see if you can pick out what has. abc's ryan owens from 2007. >> it is a little too soon to say if there's a verdict on the iphone itself. what we can say for sure is apple's marketing department has hit yet another home run. apple is hoping to sell 10 million of these little guys by 2008 and it felt like they sold almost that many on day one. iday finally arrived and at the appointed hour, the faithful streamed into apple stores across the country. in new york, some camped out for five days.
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in l.a., all that was missing was the red carpet as techies strolled past cameras. in chicago, they had a new year's style countdown. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: in philadelphia, the mayor showed up at 3:30 in the morning. >> i'm a little bit of a gadget junkie. >> reporter: there was even a line in little rock, arkansas. some people bought a spot. this man was selling his for $5,000. rick bernstein says this is nothing short of a religious experience for geeks. what are you thinking? >> honestly, i'm embarrassed. >> reporter: you should be. >> i am. but i am an apple freak and i need my iphone. this is it. >> reporter: he and the others finally got theirs after handing over $500 or $600, sometimes in cash, all to take a bite out of apple's newest gadget. >> iphone right here. >> see how beautiful and small it is. >> reporter: some websites even
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featured live unwrappings of the iphone where you can watch over and over as people open the most hyped electronic device in a generation. >> there's never been an ipod that can do this. >> reporter: the iphone plays music, lets you browse the web and oh, yeah, you can even make a call with it. >> remember that? >> that was interesting. >> all those years ago. i remember thinking way back when that i like having a separate phone and a separate ipod. now, not so. >> you're all about apple products, right? >> i am. >> you're like the genius behind the products. >> i'm the guy at the genius bar. you just come to me and i will tell you all that i do not know. >> you helped tim cook, right? >> i was there for steve jobs' last presentation. >> wow, look at that. your shoulder's up high. proud to be at that job. >> that's about a b-cup right there. thanks, guys. >> oh, he's so funny. coming up, we are making muffins. >> okay. truth about the treat that may
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♪ ♪ ♪ so for those of us on the go, finding food that satisfies and tastes good can be a challenge. >> yeah. of course, muffins are a favorite for any hour of the day, but the treat can have a lot more of what you don't want. abc's becky worley breaks it down for us from bottom to the muffin top. >> reporter: from a staple at your morning meeting to grab and go food at the coffee shop, but you're grabbing and you're going but you're really not doing yourself any favors.
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we bought muffins from starbucks, dunkin' donuts and costco and asked our nutritionist to give us a visual comparison with the costco muffin. >> what's a food equivalent that will help me see this better? >> you're going to be so surprised. >> reporter: wow. >> believe it or not, wait, this equates to that? >> in fact, these onion rings have less fat than this muffin. this muffin weighs in at 32 grams of fat. >> there's also sugar in here, right. >> now bring in that cola right there. >> and a soda. >> now the playing field is level. >> reporter: compared to store brought onions, the muffin has 32 grams of fat, 40 of sugar and 600 calories. >> that's a third of your food intake if you're a woman. >> exactly. >> reporter: the starbucks muffin comes in at 380 calories with 16 grams of fat but 30 grams of sugar. from dunkin' donuts, this is their reduced fat muffin with the lowest fat at 10 grams but piles on 40 grams of sugar and 410 calories. part of the issue is the size. 30 years ago, a muffin was 1.5 ounces.
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now the starbucks muffin is 4 ounces and this one from costco, well, the size wasn't posted on the box, so i had to call and ask. one muffin is 5.75 ounces. almost four times the size of our '80s muffin. they say a serving is half a muffin. we contacted all three makers. starbucks told us we're committed to offering a wide variety of food in our stores. the starbuckings blueberry muffin is a customer favorite. dunkin' donuts offers better for you items from our ddsmart menu. and costco declined to comment. becky worley, abc news, new york. >> that segment is such a buzz kill. every day. >> it was a tradition in the ninan family household on saturdays to get doughnuts and muffins. >> look how beautiful you turned out. >> might be talking english muffin. more news coming up muffin. more news coming up.
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this morning on "world news now," a big city on edge. >> ten shootings along busy highways in the past 11 days. could a serial shooter be taking aim at cars? the close calls for drivers and the new details overnight. major developments today in the case of a former white police officer caught on camera shooting a black man in the back as he ran away. the courtroom drama expected just hours from now. demanding justice. patients put through painful eye surgeries they did not need. the doctor who could be moving from the clinic to prison. and later, apple's big reveal from upgraded phones to changing the way america watches tv. there are incentives for you to sell back your old iphone. it's thursday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> good morning, everybody. we've made it to friday eve. >> we have. i'm reena ninan with kendis gibson joining us. >> absolutely. we were paying attention to all the developments with apple yesterday. and you know, it sounded like a big thud. we'll get into the details. >> you think so? you're not -- >> the reviews were not all that great. >> all right. we're going to get started this half hour with the string of shootings that put drivers on a phoenix highway on edge. >> after ten shootings along a busy freeway and another incident yesterday, police are asking commuters to look for anything or anyone suspicious. here's abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: phoenix is a city on edge. the driver of this white pickup truck the latest hit with a projectile on interstate 10. his back right window shattered. officials are now investigating this case along with ten other incidents just in the last 11 days. >> that's terrorism. they're trying to frighten or kill somebody. >> reporter: authorities say the shooting spree started august
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29th along this short eight-mile span of i-10, the major thoroughfare through phoenix, arizona. on tuesday this offduty police sergeant's window was truck. before that, a bullet went through this windshield injuring a 13-year-old girl and this tour bus was also targeted. >> i heard a loud bang. it startled me. >> reporter: a bullet hit a seat narrowly missing the bus driver, who luckily was the only one on board. >> the person almost took me away from my family. >> i don't know if this is a copycat crime, fitz multiple people. there is no pattern for time. it's been different days of the week, different hours of the day. >> reporter: luckily no one has been seriously hurt or killed in these shootings. the fbi has joined the investigation. reena and kendis. >> brandi hitt reporting from los angeles for us. thank you. a bond hearing scheduled today for the former south carolina police officer caught on camera fatally shooting an unarmed black man in the back as he ran away.
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michael slatter's attorney claims he feared for his life. he said the fbi enhanced video showing an aggressive scuffle between them, adding that scott had traces of cocaine and alcohol in his system. local civil rights leaders point out scott was at least 15 feet away when the first shot was fired and they're calling on the community to show up at today's hearing. >> it's a sad day when they even think about letting mr. slager out on bond. >> police in the area have been briefed and are prepared to protect slager if he is released. they're also bracing for protests over the death of freddie gray, a day after officials approved a $6.4 million settlement for gray's family. a judge is expected to decide if the trials of the six police officers charged should be moved out of baltimore. gray's death sparked riots and a curfew. defense attorneys say the officers cannot get a fair trial
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in baltimore. legal experts believe the settlement could also poison the jury pool. from las vegas, images of that british airway jet that burst into flames from captured inside the plane. a passenger was recording what he thought was a routine takeoff when suddenly there was an explosion. flames and smoke poured out of the engine a few feet from where he was sitting. here's abc's elizabeth hur. >> reporter: disaster averted. >> we're evacuating. >> reporter: with cruise of this british airways plane wasting no time calling for help and evacuating the plane. >> may day. may day. speed bird 2276 request fire services. >> reporter: emergency responders arrived on the scene within minutes transporting 14 passengers to a nearby hospital. >> all you could see was smoke and then all you could see was ash. >> reporter: 157 passengers and 13 crew members were on this
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flight in las vegas bound for london's gatwick airport. according to experts, a mechanical failure could have caused the engine to explode, sending hot metal into the plane starting the fire. >> so, the fire you see in those pictures is really the airplane itself, not the engine that's on fire. after they put the fire out, you can see how close it came to penetrating into the cabin. which meant this could have been a very serious, serious accident. >> reporter: the quick-thinking crew now getting credit for saving the day and nearly 200 lives. officials say it could be some time before we learn exactly what happened here, but what they can tell us at this point, had this plane taken off while on fire, the result could have been catastrophic. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. well, the head of philadelphia's fire department is promising action against a paramedic caught using his phone behind the wheel. the video was shot by a mother whose son was being taken to the hospital.
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she claims the driver of the ambulance never put down his phone during the whole trip. philly's fire commissioner says the driver will be disciplined. a florida eye doctor on trial accused of ripping off his patients. prosecutors say the doctor not ed only lied but also performed unneeded surgeries. here's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: he's the florida eye doctor who could be seeing jailtime. facing 20 counts of medicare fraud. prosecutors saying dr. david ming pon lied to 250 patients to treat falsely diagnosed retinal diseases with laser treatments that were neither medically necessary nor rendered, bringing in $7 million of medicare payments. >> it was unnecessary. >> reporter: patients like 93-year-old world war ii veteran james allen. >> is this greedy? i think he should go to jail. >> reporter: it's not the first time we've seen a doctor intentionally misdiagnose patients.
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this summer a mitch doctor was sentenced to 45 years in prison after pleading guilty to falsely diagnoses 550 patients with cancer. not only charging but also recommending unnecessary and potentially harmful treatment. officials say dr. pon's treatments did not harm his patients. now that trial getting under way. his lawyers saying he didn't break the law or defraud medicare. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. in political theater in washington over the iran nuclear deal. opponents against it up outside the capitol even as they face most certain defeat on the issue in congress. president obama has enough votes to head off a blockage of the accord. among those speaking donald trump and ted cruz. >> also from washington, a former i.t. staffer for hillary clinton is expected to take the fifth today before a congressional committee looking into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. brian pagliano reportedly rejected two offers. the state department has failed
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to turn over nearly 70 pages of hillary clinton's e-mail documents as instructed by a the federal judge to the associated press. at least one official in texas says the takedown of a football referee should result in their entire team being suspended. the governor body of texas high school sports is questioning whether the team's coaches should have done more to calm emotion during a tense game. there were punches thrown, late hits and ejections before the incident. james blake demanding an apology this morning from the new york police department over an apparent case of mistaken identity. blake says he was thrown to the ground, handcuffed and detained by five officers outside a hotel yesterday for up to 15 minutes. police had mistaken him for a suspect in a cell phone purchasing scam. once he was identified and found to have nothing to do with the case, blake was released. >> it shouldn't have happened. it's something that we'll deal with with the police and we'll
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find out what they have to say internally. and hopefully there's video of it and people can see what happened. >> an internal affairs investigation is under way. new york's police commissioner calling the incident disturbing. well, a brief sports with reena this morning. tom brady -- are you laughing, kendis? the patriots open defense of their super bowl title tonight. thank you for not putting any roman numerals after that. brady is back on the field. before the patriots take on the steelers, the team's new super bowl victory banner will be unveiled. nfl commissioner roger goodell will not be at the game. i can't imagine he'd be getting a warm reception at the patrons games. >> you're well familiar with the rivalry between the steelers and the patriots. >> remind me again. >> the baseball team, the steelers and the patriots. the hockey team. all right, sorry. trying. the new edition of the guinness book of world records is being published today. and includes a great collection
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of the weird and wonderful. >> mama lew was at the launch in london showing off her record-setting ability to tear a phone book in half. warren the beagle who owned the record for most balls caught by a dog by his paws in one minute. none of those balls were deflated. >> and the world's fastest tortoise is in there, too. birdie moves over just over half a mile an hour. the previous record stood since 1977. how about the fastest man over 100 meters while wearing clogs. congrats to all of them. their mama's are proud. coming up in the mix -- one town that's 58 letters long. imagine a forecaster trying to pronounce it. apple promising to change the way you watch tv. incentives for your old iphone. a candid conversation with a
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time lapse video of the construction of a new visitors center at the flight 93 national memorial in shanksville, pennsylvania.
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the video is from earth cam. the visitor center is being dedicated and opened to the public today, just a day before the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. the film condenses more than 1800 days of construction into less than two minutes. i always think about that day. can't believe it's 14 years ago. what a great way to honor those folks who did die in that field in shanksville. >> absolutely. it's good to see they're getting that memorial. well overdue. we're going to turn our focus now to the issue of strained relations between police and the communities that they serve. improving those relations has proven to be a tough, high-risk priority task. >> george stephanopoulos sat down with the man to offer insight, former new york city police commissioner and abc news consultant, ray kelly. we're up "up all nightline." >> reporter: once a cop, always a cop. ray has walked this beat his entire life from new york street kid to two terms as the police commissioner.
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his first precinct on the upper west side. this is your precinct? >> i used to work here as a police officer. >> reporter: kelly first became commissioner october of 1992. just a few months later -- >> in new york city, a massive explosion beneath the twin towers of the world trade center. >> it appear that the explosion that occurred was in all likelihood the result of some type of explosive device. >> reporter: tell us about that. >> it was a real jolt. nobody anticipated it. should we have? probably. >> reporter: it could have been so much worse. >> the goal was to have one building go into the other building. that didn't happen then, but something much more horrific happened in 2001. >> reporter: that's your second tour as commissioner, and everything has changed. >> things have changed throughout the world. >> reporter: during your tenure as commissioner, the crime rate in new york city came down. some say it came down at a great cost. you know the criticism of your stop and frisk approach to policing. >> not everybody likes stop and
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frisk, i understand that. but if you go into communities of color, there's very much concern about crime. crime rates are higher there. they want to be protected. the fact of the matter is, the stop rate here was lower than it was in philadelphia, lower than it was in baltimore. >> reporter: just this spring polls show the confidence in police overall in the country, lowest level they've been in 23 years. zooth it's a real problem. when you have incidents such as the horrific events that happened in north charleston, south carolina, where walter scott was gunned down by a police officer, these high-profile events set us back quite a ways. >> reporter: when you see these protests all across the country saying black lives matter and african-americans say to you, i'm sorry, i just don't believe the police have our best interests at heart, what do you say? >> i think you have to work with the community. it's no easy task. you have to try to reflect the community that you serve. >> reporter: for "nightline,"
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i'm george stephanopoulos in new york. >> so fascinating to hear ray kelly. what a wealth of information he brings. >> his memoir out this week. lots to read. coming up, iphone frenzy. apple's big reveal. their latest selection of products propsing to change the game yet again. from ipads to apple tv. you'll see what's new and improved. ahead in our next half hour, the kentucky clerk now out of jail, vowing to heated back to work. but will kim davis' clerks throw off her game plan? you're watching "world news now."
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♪i am beautiful in every single way♪ ♪words, can't bring me down♪ ♪ that's our technology movie. >> is that what that music was? >> once again, apple promised to outdo itself announcing
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yesterday a whole slew of upgrades on the horizon. >> not only upgrades but new and improved products according to apple. abc's neal karlinksy was there for the unveiling. >> reporter: rarely has apple unleashed so many products at once but it was the new apple tv ceo tim cook seemed most excited about. >> the television experience has been virtually standing still. today we are going to do something about that. >> reporter: the new black box puts games and other apps on your television and a new way of searching, just your voice. show me around schwarzenegger movies. look at that, it works. you can call up a grid of every baseball game being played go directly to any game or see stats as you watch. there's the ipad pro, their biggest ever, the iphone
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includes 3-d touch. the phone senses how hard you press to bring up other options. none of these are cheap is why a slew of companies are anxious to buy your old phone. we found websites gazelle and glide offering from $280 to $485. of all the big announcements the one thing people say they want the most never materialized here. longer battery life for their phones. neal karlinksky, abc news, san francisco. >> so you weren't too excited by all the changes. >> i wasn't too excited. and a lot of people who were watching it yesterday weren't all that wowed by all of the improvements. yes, there's a new improved camera for the iphone, but -- >> you've had a range of different phones, right? >> right. >> this was your first one. 1982. >> that's what i'm rocking today. >> you look like -- >> i'm thinking of upgrading to startack. >> you look like the millionaire from monopoly. >> if only i had the bucks. i like it, guys. coming up, the broadcaster
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new jersey or the simple things. ohio. >> reena ninan. >> exactly. >> our own names. >> this guy, the weather guy in the uk, he took on a challenge yesterday. the longest name of a town in all of europe. and he conquered it. look at it. it's 58 letters. >> that's a real town? >> yes. >> that's a real name? >> how do you pronounce that? >> just up the road from llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery chwyrndrobwllllanty siliogogogoch. the temperature got to 21 celsius. just up the road from llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery chwyrndrobwllllanty siliogogogoch, the temperature got to 21 celsius. >> but screwed up on the computer. >> the prompter. my favorite part about that is after he conquers it, wait for the smile where it's like, yeah, i'm nailing this. i got it. just about right there. look at that smile. i did it. >> that's impressive. >> it is very impressive.
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i practiced it. didn't work out. >> we're not going to test you on that one then. horses may know a thing or two about love we could learn from. gentlemen folk could learn from this one. look at the horse bring his girlfriend some hay to eat. >> aww. and as a typical woman, she just looks ungrateful. >> and then the sexy music. we have no idea if this led to any horseplay. >> looks like the quiet storm. led to horseplay. just horsing around? we will find out in six to nine months. >> oh! i don't think how long it takes. your moment of zen. moment of zen. some folks in australia took a drone into the western waters there, and got these dolphins as they're playing in the waves
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there. >> beautiful scene. >> beautiful scene indeed.
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this morning on "world news now," airline inferno. exclusive pictures taken inside a jumbo jet. erupting into flames. new details about the investigation and the frantic evacuation. political platform. the republican rivals, donald trump and ted cruz on the same stage. opposing the iran nuclear deal. their comments getting worldwide attention. and new this half hour, no women allowed. >> punishment for an old-fashioned barber shop where a woman refused a woman a haircut. did the barber deserve a fine? and the baddest woman around, ronda rousey wants to take her rowdiness to hollywood. the movie remake she's ready to launch. it is thursday, september 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> yeah.
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>> good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. thank you for joining us on this thursday. >> you were answering -- i was asking the question, was it helen mirren who starred in "the queen"? i loved that movie. >> it was great. she starred in "the queen" on broadway as well. >> i forgot about that. very good call. a great piece by linsey davis out in london right now, a very special anniversary for the queen. >> absolutely. the queen now the longest reigning british monarch. we're going to get to that, of course. we begin this half hour with the stunning new images we're getting from las vegas showing just how close that passenger jet came to disaster. >> the fire in the engine spreading quickly, burning through the skin of the plane. one passenger seated just behind that wing recording it all. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: exclusive new video from inside the plane. you can hear the engine blow. just moments later, flames shooting through that sooty smoke. >> ladies and gentlemen, please remain seated.
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>> reporter: even as flight attendants try to calm panicking passengers. and then the panicked exodus out of that crippled plane. just minutes earlier on tuesday, flight 2276 to london taxis for takeoff. 170 passengers and crew on board. just seconds before it goes airborne, the plane slamming to a halt, swallowed in flames and smoke. eyewitnesses say one of the pilots walks out of the cockpit to see for himself. >> he just was like, evacuate! everybody evacuate now. >> we are evacuating on the runway. we have a fire. i repeat, we are evacuating. >> reporter: just two minutes after the call, fire crews arrive, blasting water onto the plane. passengers flopping onto emergency chutes. you can see them scampering down the runway. >> is everybody okay? >> reporter: sally dewhurst says she was the first one down the emergency slide. >> it was almost like a river of fire coming at the ramps. >> reporter: 27 people treated for minor injuries, including the pilots, hailed as heroes tonight.
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>> everybody's good. thank you. >> reporter: these images show that molten pieces of engine shot towards the fuselage. >> if the fire trucks hadn't been there, if the fire had been able to build and gotten near the fuel tanks where people couldn't have gotten out and maybe had come through the cabin wall, this could have been very serious. >> reporter: aviation experts telling us had the pilots noticed the fire a couple of seconds later, they may not have been able to abort the takeoff meaning they would have had to have lifted off with the wing on fire, a very different outcome. matt gutman, abc news, las vegas. we move now to california where a first date turned to tragedy in the mountains east of los angeles a powerful rainstorm triggered flash flooding and trapped a young couple hiking the trails. they held hands trying to cross out of the runoff. two sheriff's deputies heard the woman calling for help and rescued her. but her companion was swept away. searchers found his body several hours later. a fast and furious rainstorm set off flash flooding in parts of new york city, swamping this
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neighborhood on staten island. streets turned to rivers trapping drivers in their cars. neighbors blame poor drainage in the area. and with heavy rain in the forecast today, this could all happen yet again. this morning's commute could be tense for thousands on the roadways around phoenix. police investigating a possible serial shooter after ten suspicious incidents in the past ten days. the bus you're seeing here was apparently targeted. >> heard a loud bang. it startled me. >> that's terrorism. they're trying to frighten or kill somebody. >> the good news, no one has been seriously hurt, but officials say it could be just a matter of time. the former south carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man may get out of jail today. michael slager's attorney says fbi-enhanced video shows a violent scuffle between the officer and walter scott. he added that scott had traces of cocaine and alcohol in his system. but scott's family and local
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leaders point out in this video he was at least 15 feet away when the first shot was fired. they're calling on the community to show up at today's hearing. and we now know that the suburban chicago police lieutenant killed last week died of a single gunshot wound. the coroner conducting the autopsy on joe gliniewicz did not say where the 52-year-old was shot. the death has not yet been classified as a homicide and details about how gliniewicz was killed are being kept under wraps right now. investigators are checking for a match on dna found at the scene that did not belong to gliniewicz. vice president joe biden says the u.s. plans to meet with israeli leaders to discuss how israel can maintain its military advantage in the middle east. this as they're growing concern among american jews over the iran nuclear deal. that deal also the focal point of demonstrations in washington yesterday. here's abc news's karen travers. >> reporter: an unusual sight on capitol hill. two republican presidential rivals sharing the same is
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stage, rallying against the iran nuclear agreement. front-runner donald trump. >> i've been doing deals for a long time. that's what i do. never ever, ever in my life have i seen any transaction so incompetently negotiated as our deal with iran. >> reporter: the businessman was invited by his fellow presidential contender senator ted cruz. >> this iranian nuclear deal is catastrophic. >> reporter: inside the capitol, lawmakers began debating the deal. >> this is probably the biggest foreign policy issue we're going to deal with during our time here in the united states senate. >> reporter: but all that fiery rhetoric may be a waste of time. enough senate democrats have come out in support of the nuclear agreement to block the republican-backed disapproval measure, a big win for the white house. hillary clinton said she supports the agreement as part of a broader strategy for iran. >> is it perfect? well, of course, not.
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no agreement like this ever is. but is it a strong agreement? yes, it is. and we absolutely should not turn it down. >> reporter: but she stressed if elected president, to protect the u.s., military action would be an option. congress has until september 17th to vote on the agreement, but kendis and reena, the drama is essentially over. >> our thanks to karen now. turning to the pope's upcoming visit to the u.s. an openly gay catholic man from virginia has been personally invited by the white house to see pope francis. aaron ledesma writes a blog called the gay catholic. he wrote a letter to the white house website and was surprised to get a phone call. if he gets a chance to talk to the pope, he knows exactly what he's going to say. >> i would tell the holy father how much it means to see someone say, you are loved, you are supported. it's a misconception. you can absolutely be catholic and be gay.
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>> many americans are clamoring to see the pope. in philadelphia, for example, 10,000 tickets to taepd the pope's mass along the city's franklin parkway were claimed in just 30 seconds. >> wow, incredible. >> exciting. >> i was surprised to learn they're reading the letters from the white house website. so the they pay attention. >> they react. >> got something, better write in. >> send your grievances to the white house website. >> not to us, please. the nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers has unfortunately claimed another life. a texas woman is the second victim. public health investigators found several strains of salmonella grown in mexico and distributed by a california company. so far more than 340 cases. the outbreak reported in 30 states. chain restaurants here in new york city will soon post warnings about salt. the board of health unanimously passed the first in the nation order, the warning must be posted along any menu item that contains more than the recommended daily amount of salt.
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i never thought about that, huh? that would be 2,300 milligrams. that's about a teaspoon. the warning, a salt shaker in a black triangle, will appear on menus beginning december 1st. what a great idea. salt can be such a detriment to their health. >> it is. new york. big brother once again. okay, so get this, this is exciting news i guess. a marijuana discount of sorts in colorado next wednesday has legal pot sellers stocking up. >> are you excited about this one? >> you know, it's high times there in colorado. an unusual colorado tax law means all state taxes on pot will be suspended for a day. officials say that suspension could cost the state up to $4 million. this weed won't be completely tax free. taxes and other costs will still apply. the one-day break will mean a $20 discount off an ounce of high quality weed. basically like an hour's supply for most people.
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next, beer brewed with sriracha sauce. the angel city brewery has created spicy and salty variations of what they call srirachalatte, in addition there's lime juice, agave, pickled banana. they suggest drinking it over ice and enjoy downing that. >> we've already told you about the pumpkin spiced lattes back at starbucks. so is pumpkin sandwiches. >> yeah, it's being sold in japan. the sandwiches stuffed with a certain type of japanese pumpkin that's been boiled along with lettuce and tomato. >> and there's also a mix of honey, soy, milk, cream cheese and almonds. all that for less than 4 bucks. i would eat that in a heart beat. it's a shame they don't deliver. what's that, delivery.com doesn't go to japan. >> or uber delivery? i'll watch you eat it. >> they're serving pumpkin lattes up in the newsroom. >> nice, good deal. >> coming up in "the skinny," could there be big competition
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involving taylor swift and katy perry? also ahead, queen elizabeth and her low-key approach to marking a major historic milestone for the monarchy. the excitement for royal watchers. and no women allowed. the barber accused of refusing to give a woman a haircut. did he deserve a fine? first, here's a look at today's forecast map. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not have one, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program.
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started using gain flings,fe their laundry smells more amazing than ever. (sniff) honey, isn't that the dog's towel? (dog noise) hey, mi towel, su towel. more scent plus oxi boost and febreze. it's our best gain ever! well, this pennsylvania barber in hot water for refusing to cut a woman's hair. at john's intervals upscale gentlemen's barber shop men can cannot only get a haircut and a
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shave, but a cocktail and guy talk as well. after he turned away a female customer, the pennsylvania bureau of professional and occupational affairs fined him $750 for gender discrimination. >> i'm not opposed to doing a woman's hair, just not in this shop. i want to open up a shop to cater to them. then no men will be allowed there and they'll have all the champagne and mimosas they want. that will be on the house. >> you can buy a mimosa. >> why can't a woman enjoy a beer? it's got to be champagne and mimosas for the ladies. interval says he didn't know he was compelled to serve both genders and doesn't expect to see an uptick of women rushing to his shop, but he says he'll be a gentleman and he's going to pay the fine. >> very interesting. i never thought about going into a barber shop as a woman to get a haircut. i could see why a barber shop kaitd e eer caters to men and d men's haircuts better than
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women, right? >> yes, it's okay. we can do a little separation that the point. >> by the way, i love your haircut. >> thank you. there are some developments on the kentucky story we've been following all this week. we're talking about the county clerk who went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. she's heading back to work. >> when she returns to the office on monday, she could be in for an unpleasant surprise from one of the deputy clerks. abc's alex perez is there. >> reporter: controversial county clerk kim davis is spending her first day out of jail at home. releasing this picture saying she's reading the, quote, hundreds and hundreds of fan letters she has received. adding, i'm heartened that god's people are not huddled up in a corner but standing strong. davis was released tuesday, after six days behind bars after refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses. walking out to "eye of the tiger." ♪ rising up >> reporter: getting a hero's welcome from throngs of support others rallied by gop presidential hopeful mike huckabee. >> thank you so much! >> reporter: word the rock group
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survivor is suing mike huckabee for unauthorized use of their song. judges ordered davis not to interfere with her deputy clerks who started issuing marriage licenses to all couples when she was detained. the deputy clerk handling marriage licenses saying he would continue to issue the licenses, even if davis order him to stop. davis is expected back at work here in her office on monday. alex perez, moorhead, kentucky. >> a big day come monday there. coming up, finally, the reason for the beef between katy perry and taylor swift. and ronda rousey's next challenge. "the skinny" up next. >> the "skinny" up next. >> announce
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >> okay, so first up on this thursday morning in "the skinny," the baddest woman on this planet right now. >> we're talking of course, about ronda rousey, mma superstar reportedly set to star in a remake of the 1989 movie "roadhouse" which at the time starred patrick swayze. >> in the original, you may recall swayze played a bar bouncer who proves himself as a skilled fighter, which is probably why studio execs are looking at one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the planet for the rebooted role.
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>> she called the "roadhouse" role a great opportunity to have the opportunity to pay respect to the late actor. rousy had parts in "furious 7," "expendables 3," "entourage." but this would be her biggest role so far. katy perry cemented her status as one of the biggest stars in the world. take a look. here she is in front of the chinese theater in hollywood with her hands immortalized. >> it was a festive occasion as perry's best friend jeremy scott also got the cement treatment. and that's a low-cut dress, isn't it? >> oh, hello. >> hello, good morning. >> well, this makes him the first fashion designer to be there. someone that you can best that the wasn't there though, t. swift, taylor. >> music industry source ratcheted up their supposed feud by saying taylor is, quote, obsessed with beating her pop rival's record. page 6 reports smith wants seven number one singles from her album "199," and currently has three. >> katy is tied with michael
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jackson for that record, having scored five number one singles from her album "teenage dream." they've got bad blood. >> next, a hollywood "a" lister backing -- heading back to the classroom. >> actor and director james franco announcing by instagram he will teach a film class at palo alto high school, his alma mater. the lucky students who participate will even get a chance to make a movie with him. >> "the interview" star is no stranger to academia. he has previously lectured classes at nyu and ucla, but his acting career has not been without controversy. in 2011, a professor claims he was fired for giving the actor a "d" for missing classes. the actor admits playing hooky. he was filming 127 hours, a movie that earned him an oscar nomination. >> where were these folks when i was in college? i would have loved to have taken a course.
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>> from james franco? >> yeah. >> it would have been pretty cool. he's pretty good at the selfie game. that's all i want to learn from him. >> there are now selfie classes in college. >> are there? >> more news coming up. in college. >> are there? >>
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♪ i forgot what park that is, hyde or green park. >> i don't know. >> it is london. >> it's jolly good. >> it is, absolutely. >> finally this half hour, we travel across the pond, of course, where the queen is marking a major milestone. >> she reigned for 23,227 days. longest in history. abc's linsey davis is in london for the celebration and royal retrospective.
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>> reporter: a royal celebration fit for a queen. queen elizabeth ii becoming the longest reigning british monarch surpassing her great, great grandmother queen victoria. queen elizabeth made it clear she didn't want a fuss. instead, it's business as usual as the queen marked the milestone in scotland where she and prince philip inaugurated a new train. >> inevitably a long life can pass by many milestones. my own is no exception. >> reporter: the rest of the country paying tribute. >> my whole life, whether it's been long or short, shall be devoted to your service. >> reporter: she became queen at 25 when her father died unexpectedly. from truman to obama, from winston churchill to cameron, she's outlasted 12 u.s. presidents, 12 prime ministers and 7 popes. so we're in the quadrangle right in the center of buckingham
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palace where 21 pictures are on exhibit of the queen's reign. through it all, prince philip has been right at her side. >> all too often, i fear prince philip has had to listen to me speaking, but he has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years. >> reporter: after 63 years, the monarchy now stronger than ever. linsey davis, abc news, london. >> you know, she's survived three assassination attempts at least that we've known of. what i found interesting is during her diamond jubilee people said she would turn to prince philip when she finds something interesting and say, you should try to google that, philip. >> she knows what google it? >> of course i know what she knows. >> we're off to kensington palace. >> we're off to high tea. ♪
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making news in america this morning, high alert. drivers on edge. a possible serial sniper taking aim. another incident under investigation. the new warning from authorities. breaking overnight, nearly 100,000 people forced to evacuate. homes floating down walls of water and massive landslides as well. wiping out neighborhoods. the incredible images coming in right now. under investigation, a young boy in an ambulance on his way to the hospital. the paramedic caught texting behind the wheel. sailing away directly into a waterspout. well, good thursday morning. it could be a tense c

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