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stitches. wow. the player from linden, new jersey high school, number 1, was penalized but not ejected from the game. school officials say the player could be disciplined and charges of course are possible in that one. >> why do they have to get so rough like that? >> well, they get wound up in the game but no excuses there. while we are talking about football, of course you know week 2 of the nfl starts tomorrow night. >> and that means plenty of people doing lots of research because nfl games means fantasy football and increasingly fantasy football means big bucks. i wonder if david wright is investigating any of this. he reports. >> draftkings.com combines one-day fantasy sports with winning life-changing amounts of cash. >> reporter: if you watch football, you've definitely seen the ads. >> pick your team and get your cash winnings after monday night. >> reporter: promising big bucks for being a monday morning quarterback. >> we're making a millionaire every week this season. >> reporter: how does it work? just like regular fantasy football. you win or lose based on how well the players you picked perform. except that in daily fantasy
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football you don't have to stick it out for the full season. supporters claim it's more skill than chance. >> if someone gets hurt, it's luck. but if it's just coming down to that day then it's actually harder to win at daily fantasy than it is for season-long fantasy. >> reporter: the nfl is all for it because it's a money maker. not only do they have their own fantasy leagues, studies show fantasy players watch more games and watch them for longer. but critics say it's gambling and ought to be treated the same way as other forms of sports betting. one congressman now calling for hearings on capitol hill. >> how is it any different from sports betting? i don't see it. why, because you call it fantasy? >> reporter: fantasy sports are hugely popular. the industry says more than 50 million fans play every year, spending an average of $257 each. fans like scott lewis, with some skin in the game.
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>> the top prize is a million dollars. >> reporter: some sports fans really do hit the jackpot. travis spieth won a million bucks and was able to quit his day job. >> it's very comparable to stock trading. and if you ask somebody that's been dealing in stocks, they're definitely not going to tell you they're gambling because there's a lot of research involved. >> reporter: david wright, abc news, new york. >> you into this? >> not really. but obviously i need to be. i guess. >> well, speaking of more sports, it was a big day for the defending champs of women's college basketball. i've always said 2015 is the year of the female athlete. these you see here are the uconn huskies at the white house to celebrate their third consecutive national title with president obama. >> the team presented the president with the number 10 jersey because it was the school's 10th championship overall. mr. obama joked that the team has been there so often they are now certified to provide white house tours. >> oh, man.
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look at them. i just -- they are incredible. these women. i would one day love to be able to train with them. i'm not going to say that i'm going to play against them. just train with them. because they're remarkable. >> just to see how they do. >> yeah. i would love that. >> of course the president joked that he has two tall daughters and of course malia's looking for a school next year. possible. >> i can't believe they're 14 and 17 now. >> grown women. >> yeah. when we come back, the world-class athlete taking over new york's fashion week. and bradley cooper says no stunt doubles are needed. "the skinny," up next. ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny
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♪ skinny ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny "skinny" time. starting with serena williams. we felt so bad for her when she didn't win the u.s. open and that special grand slam she'd been going for. >> but she was a total winner at new york fashion week. serena's second collection. she looks great. for her own fashion line. featured a lot of fringe leather and suede. her collection for hsn is taking high fashion to a wider base of fans as well. >> serena admitted she's been busy juggling it all, also maybe juggling a romance. drake you see there in the front row right next to anna wintour. his music was also the
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soundtrack for the runway fashion show. afterwards serena all smiles saying she could finally breathe. and another a-lister the crowd would like to mention. boom. looking beautiful and gorgeous as ever. a fan of serena and is her fashion line too. i love that outfit. looks great. she looks stunning. stunning. >> and it was a success despite drake being there. >> oh, come on. we love our drake. our robin roberts, as you saw right there. >> yes. >> yeah. duchess kate. she's not the only european with a reputation as a fashion trend setter. >> spain's queen letizia gets high marks for her style. she and her husband are visiting to the united states. they went to george washington's home in mount vernon. >> and stopped by capitol hill to meet a group of senators. the spanish royals also visited the white house. they got a tour of mrs. obama's organic garden. fashionistas say she's -- i tell you, she is also always dressed to the nines and looks gorgeous wherever she is. >> so incredibly popular in
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spain. >> and a first this morning. a remake of the movie "jungle book." fascinating look. live action cgi. a real 10-year-old boy as the lead character mowgli and some of hollywood's top actors are giving voice to the animals. >> scarlett johansson plays a python whose soothing tones lure the boy on his journey through the jungle. >> let go of your fear now. and trust in me. >> "the jungle book," a disney movie, will be in theaters next april. hey, bradley cooper says he's always been around kitchens, so for his next starring role he didn't need a stunt double. in the movie "burnt" cooper plays a once promising chef that tries to come back. >> the kitchen's the only place i've ever felt i really belong. i love every minute of it. the heat, the pressure, the violence. >> wow.
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♪ ♪ the app. >> yeah. well, actress kim cattrall stirring up a debate after saying she may not have any children but she's not childless. >> the "sex and the city" star says there are a lot of ways to be a parent. abc's mara schiavocampo has her story. >> reporter: she's best known as samantha jones, the feisty pr maven on "sex and the city" who's not exactly kid friendly. >> i understand that your child and i have to co-exist in this city. but perhaps you could take him somewhere more appropriate for a
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happy meal. so i could have a happier one. >> reporter: but actress kim cattrall is raising some eyebrows after arguing she is in fact a mother, even though she doesn't actually have any children. >> i am a parent. i have young actors and actresses that i mentor. i have nieces and nephews that i am very close to. >> reporter: in an interview on bbc radio the 59-year-old saying it wasn't her first choice to not have children but when her life went in a different direction she began caring for the young people closest to her. >> there is a way to become a mother in this day and age that doesn't include your name on the child's birth certificate. you know, you can express that maternal side of you very, very clearly, very strongly. >> reporter: adding she's highly offended when she's described as childless. >> it sounds like you're less because you haven't had a child. >> reporter: while many online
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are supporting cattrall's message, some say using the m word is taking things too far. one commenter writing, "you may play a wonderful role as a mentor, friend, and older confidant, but you are not a mom." >> on one side mothers feel that she's not really a mother because she hasn't given birth to these children and she hasn't paid her dues. on the other side they would say you don't have to have given birth and spent time with children on a regular basis to feel like a mother. >> reporter: still, this actress is committed to her special role. >> there are many different ways to be a mom in the world. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> and there are many different accents to kim cattrall. who knew that as -- >> you know, i agree with her. i think other women, you don't have to physically give birth or have children to be a mother. and thank goodness for them because they give mothers a little bit more understanding and patience. >> and a break. >> and a break. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." donald trump will be the center of the republican presidential hopefuls in tonight's debate but this time ten men will be joined by a woman. former ceo carly fiorina. details ahead. and a northern california wildfire that torched hundreds of homes and nearly 70,000 acres is now nearly 30% contained. but residents briefly allowed back were stunned to see their homes reduced to piles of smoldering rubble. the federal reserve began a two-day meeting today to decide whether or not to hike interest rates. rates have been kept at historically low levels for years as a way of supporting the economy. a decision about a possible rate hike will come tomorrow. and today apple is releasing ios 9, a new version of its mobile operating system that will take much less space than previous versions, extend battery life and require a
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longer pass code. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, september 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begin this half hour with the second republican showdown. the 10 candidates from the first debate plus one more, carly fiorina. >> the focus tonight is going to be on foreign policy. abc's kenneth mouton in washington. >> reporter: as candidates get ready for another gop stage fight tonight we are seeing new political ads aimed right at the republican front-runner donald trump. ready for battle hours before the second gop debate and donald trump was on a battleship in los angeles. the "uss iowa," delivering a speech about protecting the homeland. >> we're going to make our military so big and so strong and so great. and it will be so powerful that
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i don't think we're ever going to have to use it. >> reporter: meanwhile, new attacks against the republican front-runner. conservative superpac club for growth action is behind this new trump ad. >> he's really just playing us for chumps. >> reporter: trum. and ben carson are on top of the gop field. a 13-point difference in this week's abc news/"washington post" poll. but a new cbs/"new york times" poll has them at a virtual tie. trump's tough talk on immigration took center stage in front of a packed house in dallas monday. >> you have to build a wall. and a wall works. >> reporter: jeb bush is working to appeal to hispanics. >> [ speaking spanish ]. >> reporter: speaking only in spanish in this new ad, bush says hispanics are an important part of the american dream. he even enlisted the help of his wife, columba, who only poke english in the ad. >> it was a quiet day for the gop candidates as they prepared
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for tonight. donald trump said he doesn't rehearse which would explain why he was spending crucial debate prep time on that decommissioned battleship. reena and kendis. >> our thanks to kenneth moton. should be an exciting night. >> benes ben carson has said he's been mr. nice guy. he's surging in the polls. >> should we expect more of mr. nice guy? >> we'll see. >> carly will come out fighting. more on the story we're following, the death toll on the rise in southern utah, flash floods claiming the lives of four hikers in zion national park. three others still missing. and now this video. take a look there. it shows those two vehicles we told you about yesterday carrying three women and 13 children. overwhelmed by a raging torrent of flood water and swept away before anyone could help. at least 16 people are now dead so far, and at least four others are still missing. the search resumed at daybreak. the u.s. and cuba may be in a period of warming relations,
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but that hasn't stopped some cubans from fleeing their country. a dozen very happy cubans arrived in a makeshift sailboat on miami beach yesterday. they said they had been at sea for six days. the group is permitted to stay in the u.s. because of that right there. they made it to the beach. if they had been taken into custody on the water, they likely would have been sent back to cuba. europe's humanitarian crisis is coming to a boil. hundreds of refugees camped out along hungary's border with serbia, blocked from going through to hungary to western europe. the european union has an emergency meeting next week but will it be soon enough? with more here's abc's terry moran. >> reporter: they surge through the open fields. a river of refugees. scrambling up a hill, chasing a rumor that this way is the way forward. this is an incredible scene. thousands of people who were here at this crossing overnight have now heard that a crossing a couple of miles away is open,
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and they're on their way. but they were misled. this crossing is closed too. is the border open? is it open or closed? not open. but the thousands here are defiant. >> do you have the right to cross the border, do you think? "we have the right to a new life," he tells me. "we are fleeing killing and death." and in the middle of it all we meet these guys. identical twins khaled and fahad, 12 years old, from damascus. >> we walked to here. >> reporter: walking the whole way. >> yeah. >> reporter: wow. >> we're so tired. and it's so scary. >> reporter: you've been scared? >> in the sea. >> reporter: they will never forget their terrifying boat journey. >> you were afraid you were going to die that that boat. >> yeah. or drown. >> reporter: somehow through it
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all they're still just kids. khaled and fahad and their families crossed into hungary and asked for asylum, and they were put in a camp. terry moran, abc news, on the serbian-hungarian border. >> thank you so much, terry. and a date has been set for what many are considering the most contentious state dinners in recent history. president obama will host the chinese president at the white house next friday. that's september 25th. reciprocating from his trip to beijing last year. the invitation was extended. that was back in february. but both countries have been mum on the details. some republicans want the dinner called off in protest over issues like human rights and cyber theft. to be a fly on the wall of that state dinner. or in the oval office if he makes it in the oval office. it would be very interesting. now that the u.s. and cuba have restored diplomatic ties, raul castro is expected to make his first trip to the united states as president. he's scheduled to address the annual united nations gathering of world leaders later this month.
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the speech set for the same day as president obama's. >> traffic will be perfect in new york. good time to visit. the united auto workers union and cf chrysler have reached a tentative agreement. it would affect about 40,000 workers and if finalized will likely set the pattern for similar deals with general motors and ford. no specifics as yet. but the union was seeking salary hikes, especially for long-time employees who haven't had a pay raise in nearly ten years. the company hoping to hold down those costs. and classes are resuming tomorrow for more than 50,000 students in seattle after teachers were striking there and delayed the start of school this year. the teachers' union voted to suspend the strike after reaching a tentative agreement as well. well, another example of the power of social media for you this morning. this time it's facebook helping reunite someone with their wedding ring. >> ring was found near a line of dumpsters at a landfill in iowa. inside the initials j.h.h. to w.w.s.
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>> there was also a wedding date listed for more than 30 years ago. our station in cedar rapids put the ring on their facebook page and the owner has been located. nice to hear bay happy ending like that. >> yeah. too bad the marriage didn't last. but the ring is back. >> oh. are we sure about that? come on? >> i kid. i kid. >> it's not yet throwback thursday but we're taking a trip down memory lane anyway. play-doh. hello. >> the experts at play-doh sent over a play-doh "world news" mug. and look. we're going to attempt to copy it. can i just say in my 20 years of life i've never played with play-doh. >> wait, this is revolutionary. 20 years of life? you're only 20 years old? >> the big part is i've never played with play-doh. >> never in your life? >> never. >> that makes me sad to hear. >> i know. the therapy didn't help. it's going to be interesting. we're going to try to see if we
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can replicate it and the viewers of course will decide. >> who has a better cup. i just want you to know i don't buy it. your sad story. i'm going to smoke you out with my play-doh "world news now" mug. >> please vote for mine. you're going big. >> okay. we'll see. coming up, haters gonna hate, hate, hate. how facebook will soon let you weigh in with the new button of negativity. finally, you dislike me, you really dislike me? and gadgets for the outdoors. the giz wiz stops by with these tech items you have to see coming up. the gee whiz stops -- >> the giz wiz. >> the giz wiz stops by with these tech items you have to see coming up. luckily for all your hard-to-wash fabrics there's febreze fabric refresher
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now too. "lost in space" was the other big science fiction tv show in the mid 1960s while "star trek" was earnest and serious, "lost in space" was campy and kind of corny. to celebrate its 50th anniversary all episodes of the show are available in blu-ray along with never-before-seen material. like "star trek" lost in space also had its iconic catch phrase. "danger, will robinson!" amazon's founder -- you said that with so much gusto. the founder no doubt hopes his spaceships won't be lost in space. blue origin, the rocket company also started by jeff bezos, has leased a launch pad at cape canaveral. bezos says the first rockets built by blue origin will be launched before the end of the decade. the rockets will be built nearby. but no one is saying exactly what those rockets will be carrying. okay. i'm constructing my mug here. where are you at? >> i'm just starting.
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>> we'll go to the next piece. facebook users are about to get something they really, really wanted. a way to express support for friends' troubles without saying they like it. >> the social network says it's about to start testing a solution. abc's david wright with more. >> reporter: facebook has always been relentlessly positive. but the founder himself suggested that's about to change. >> people have asked about the dislike button for many years, and today's the day where i actually get to say we're working on it. >> now they're adding the dislike button. >> good. >> and the question is what would you want to dislike? >> everyone who's getting married and having babies and i'm single. >> reporter: until now twitter has been the place for disliking things. all those mean tweets on "jimmy kimmel live." >> how do you make obama's eyes light up? shine a flashlight in his ears. >> reporter: facebook doesn't want that. they're hoping thumbs down will be a way to show solidarity, not negativity. >> people aren't looking for an ability to down vote other people's posts.
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what they really want is to be able to express empathy. >> reporter: what's not to like about that? david wright, abc news, new york. >> well, there's plenty not to like about my mug right about now. >> uh-oh. really? >> you're making progress on something. >> how's that? >> it looks fairly deformed. >> it looks a little deformed. not quite there. but you know what? >> at least you're making progress. all right. we'll see. >> coming up, we are -- our world play-doh challenge coming to the end of the wire, as you see here. >> but first some exceptional gadgets to help you survive. you're watching "world news now." >> keep it going. come on. >> see how it goes. >> it's kind of nice. >> and i need more. >> it's kind of nice. >> i need more.
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♪ welcome back, everybody. we know that everyone carries keys, righ ♪ welcome back, everybody. ♪ welcome back, everybody. we know that everyone carries keys, right? and you probably would be lost without them. so dick debartolo from gizwiz tv is here with some key rings that may make your keys even more indispensable. >> key buoy from davis. this is in case you drop your keys overboard, live near the water, have a boat. we already did one before the show. we're going to start another one. what you do is if the keys go overboard there's a chemical reaction inside. this should pop open and it should float the keys. we'll check back. >> how long does that usually take?
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>> you know, it's starting already. anywhere from one minute to about three minutes. >> that's genius. so it's not just the key that comes up. the flag. >> the whole thing's going to come back up. only about $7. infini-key. i love this little guy. instead of those split rings where you try to open the rings and put keys on it -- >> you lose your nail in the process. >> absolutely. this is from night eyes. and infini-key, just push the key on, go like this, and then pull it down to the bottom and you won't lose it, and this is for your belt buckle. >> oh, great. >> and they're like four -- this is the big one. $5. the little one down there is four bucks. >> great. >> if you have lots of keys and you want to hang them on these little clips here, there's one in stainless, there is one that is color coated for your keys. it also has a built-in flash-flight if you want. let me just push on the package
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here. there's one with a bottle opener. >> dick, we are emerging into -- >> oh, my goodness. our keys. >> i don't know the term you'd use to refer to these. >> off the bottom. and they're coming up. >> we have received full, you know. >> there you go. excellent. >> no viagra needed there. >> that's key light. and key light with a light. and key light with a bottle opener. >> okay. >> this is neat. these little guys are the power key, and they are mini things that hang on your keychain and if you get to the office and you forgot your charging cable. >> it's right there. >> this is the apple. the lightning connector. >> those are the two things you forget. your keys and your -- >> your charging cable. exactly. and this is the little one for usb micro for almost all the android phones. >> super smart. >> and they hang on your keychain. >> great idea. what do we have now? >> inca mobile. this is a great idea. i have the original inca which doesn't have these features. this clips onto your key ring or your belt.
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one end is a space pen. writes in any position. underwater, in frost. the other end is the stylus for your ipad or -- >> i thought it was an eyeliner. that might be the next design. >> and they make it in two versions. this little clip-on version and they make another version that can go in your pocket or hang on your keychain. about 12 bucks. nano light. now, nano light i showed years ago and i'm showing it again because i love it. this has been on my key for about three years now. and as you go up to the key lock just press on the key. i'm showing it to you. i'll show it to the camera. this little light. >> red light there. >> the keyhole. and it's tiny. all you do is take the glue off the back and stick it on the key. i bought it on amazon. you get four for $10. these little guys are really neat. and this is the -- let me get the name of this guy. i forgot. these are the new doohickeys.
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this has a built-in wrench. the other has a bottle opener and a little saw. if you want really big tools you can go to swiss tech. that as an awl, a pair of pliers. it also has a bottle opener and an l.e.d. light. and our final guy also hangs on your keychain. this gives you a bright light, less light, blinking light and then off. >> i have one of those. they're great when there's a storm or you're camping or in the middle of the night. it's so useful. i love that your products are all very affordable. >> absolutely. the biggest thing here is $25 because it's the apple connector. everything else is 10 to 12 bucks. >> great ideas, dick, as always. for more information you can head over to gizwiz.biz. we'll post these on our facebook page, wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." we'll also post these on our facebook page, wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." our facebook page, wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news
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we have some time, right? >> yeah. >> we have a little background on play-doh. i'm working on the black part here. >> i prefer not to see the world in colors. >> play-doh, made out of simple ingredients. flour, water, salt, boric acid and mineral oil. so it's really okay if kids eat it. it was -- >> oh, really? >> i'm not so sure about that. it was made as a wallpaper cleaner. i'm not so sure kids should eat it. that was in the '50s. but in the '60s some kids started using it as modeling compound and now the rest is history. 95 million cans sold every year in 75 countries. >> very, very impressive. and speaking of impressive, are our mugs. >> very. >> you cheat. >> why did i cheat? no, no, no, no. >> i thought it had to be made completely of just -- >> it's fine. so this is what i'm doing. i'm not quite sure. but there you go. see? what do you say? jack's giving me a wow. let's say your big reveal. >> is that a wow? jack, what do you think? okay. >> wait. >> wait till you get a look at this little baby.
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>> what did you do? you did the big gulp? we asked you to do a simple coffee mug. you had to do the big gulp. >> go big or go home. >> really? >> yeah. look at that. >> you're going to be able to see our products on facebook -- our facebook web page, wnnfans.com. i just want to know, can your mug do this? >> ooh. nice. >> can your mug do this? >> very -- wow. really? mine has a shot of tequila. can yours do that? >> may have one-upped me on that one. you can decide who has the better mug, kendis or myself. you can go to our facebook page and instagram and tell us who did it best. tomorrow we'll have the big reveal. here you go. >> and just a reminder, i never got to play with play-doh as a kid. i'm just appealing to your votes. >> you had to do the big gulp version. >> exactly. i need your help. >> try to take a sip out of this one. >> look at this. it's great. it's great.
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this morning on "world news now" deadly flash flooding. >> the death toll rising in utah in the search to find people this morning on "world news now" deadly flash flooding. >> the death toll rising in utah in the search to find people washed away. their cars swept up in the raging waters. onlookers helpless to stop it. as the search for the missing continues in the rain overnight. school bus tragedy. new details surrounding the crash that killed two students. the wrong move made by the driver that caused the accident and how one of the families got the tragic news. the stage is set for debate night. republican candidates preparing for the big event while front-runner donald trump takes his message aboard a warship. his message to the veterans. and in the mix, digit dancing. got two left feet? no problem. dance with your hands. finally a way we can all share
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the groove and retire those terrible moves. it's wednesday september 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we were just talking about dancing. "dancing with the stars" on last night. >> big night. i actually got into it for the first time. and there were a number of people that i actually kind of liked. >> it's a great crew this year. and i'm really rooting for a lot of different people. >> bindi irwin was very good. and nick carter, actually. has two left feet. but it was a good show. looking forward to the season. >> absolutely. we're going to kick it off with the devastating floods in southern utah. the death toll unfortunately now at 16 and likely to climb. in the latest agonizing twist four hikers have been found dead in zion national park. three still missing. >> and video has emerged showing those two vehicles carrying three women and 13 children. blindsided by a torrential river of mud and debris and swept away before anyone could help. abc's marci gonzalez with the details. >> reporter: a desperate search
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for the missing. mothers and children swept away when flash floods tore through this part of utah along the arizona border. [ screaming ] two packed vehicles stopped on a gravel road when a wall of powerful rushing water hits them from behind. >> flash flood was so significant it overwhelmed them and pushed them into the channel. the vehicles were rolled several hundred yards downstream. >> reporter: just three of the people pulled to safety. the other 13 who were in those vehicles now either dead or missing. the youngest child reportedly just 4 years old. >> he's starting to build a heck of a dam. >> reporter: officials saying many residents here in the headquarters of warren jeffs' polygamist sect may not have known about the flash flood
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warning. some brought to safety at the last second. >> that's pretty powerful. >> reporter: in the tight-knit town of hildale search teams scouring the banks and digging in the early morning darkness, looking for any sign of the victims. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. overnight heavy rains continuing in the region. much of southern utah seeing the remnants of tropical storm lynda. the moisture will continue east. the cold front is welcome news for the firefighters battling the wildfires in california. one to two inches of rain there along with cooler temperatures should bring much-needed relief. let's talk about those wildfires because progress this morning in the battle against the two biggest ones. the fire that devastated several communities near napa is now 30% contained. at last count more than 100 square miles had gone up in flames and nearly 600 homes were lost. some residents who left at a moment's notice allowed to briefly return to check on pets and farm animals that they were forced to leave behind. in the meantime a fire near fresno that's twice as large is now 40% contained, and the flames have moved away from the giant sequoia trees, some of which are 3,000 years old.
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a thick blanket of haze caused by forest fires hovering over parts of asia forcing many people to remain indoors across parts of malaysia, indonesia, and singapore there. others who ventured out in the dirty air wore masks and many schools were closed. the haze comes every year mostly caused by fires illegally set to clear land for farming. a dire warning from north korea. kim jong un's regime declaring it is restarting its nuclear program and it says it's threatening to -- it's threatening to use nuclear weapons at any time against the u.s. or any other nation. if they pursue "reckless hostile policy toward north korea." the white house says that would be a big mistake. >> the position of the united states, and this is a position that is shared by countries around the world, including significant players in the region, that we will not accept north korea as a nuclear state. >> some foreign policy analysts attribute this new round of
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tough talk as a way to push for negotiations with the u.s. and get sanctions eased. others say that tactic could easily backfire and deepen its rift with the u.s. and its allies. still no vote in the senate on the iran nuclear deal. for the second time, democrats blocked a resolution that would have disapproved of the agreement. tomorrow the senate will vote on an amendment that would prohibit the president from lifting economic sanctions on iran unless it releases american prisoners and recognizes israel. and we're getting some new details this morning about a possible threat against pope francis. just one week ahead of his visit to the u.s. abc news learning the fbi arrested a 15-year-old boy accused of contemplating an attack on the pope. officials say the teen was inspired by isis and wanted to use firearms and homemade bombs. the secret service is on alert, training for every possible scenario. investigators say it's way too early to know what caused a deadly float plane crash in southwestern alaska. the plane went down about 175
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miles from anchorage. ten fishing guides and clients were on board. at least three of them were killed. the other seven also injured. some of them critically. this was the ninth fatal plane crash in alaska this year. we're learning some new details about the deadly school bus crash in houston that killed two teenage girls. the tragedy was made even worse for one of the families when they say they learned of their child's death in an automated voicemail from the school district. abc's ryan owens in houston this morning. >> reporter: a school bus tossed on its side. a mangled mess of metal after plunging off this overpass and crashing on the street below barely missing cars. >> it landed nose first and then started flipping. it flipped over to the embankment. >> reporter: two students are killed, two others plus the bus
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driver still in the hospital. the four teenagers were headed to this houston high school, where grief counselors are now assisting classmates of the 14 and 17-year-old girls killed. her principal remembering a motivated freshman. >> her goal was to graduate from high school and make something of herself. that's what she told me. >> reporter: police say the driver of a buick, herself a houston teacher, changed lanes at about 7:00 this morning, hitting the bus. the bus driver, who the district says has a clean driving record, then veered into the guardrail and off the overpass. up there you see what's left of the guardrail. and this gives you a good idea of just how far that bus tumbled down here to the street. prosecutors are now working to determine if the driver of the car who, again, is also a houston teacher, will face any charges. ryan owens, abc news, houston. kentucky county clerk kim davis has suffered yet another legal setback in her bid to be exempt from issuing same-sex marriage licenses. a federal appeals court shot down that request, essentially saying she is legally obligated to do her job.
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davis has one more appeal pending. her lawyers are arguing that the ruling ordering her to issue marriage licenses should only apply to the four gay couples who are suing her. to politics now. before tonight's republican debate donald trump isn't letting up on immigration. in a speech last night on board a retired battleship in l.a. he again linked crime and drugs with people entering this country. and he said americans are, quoting here, disgusted with how the u.s. and his opponents are handling the problem. trump also said that he stands behind veterans and promised them better health care. >> so we're going to create a whole new system. we're going to take this system apart. and if they're not doing the job, the veterans are going to go to private doctors, private hospitals, public hospitals. >> in his speech on board the "uss iowa" trump said that some illegal immigrants are treated far better than veterans, and he also said, once again quoting, the silent majority is back. well, the next step for interest rates will start being decided today as the federal
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reserve opened the two-day meeting. the fed hasn't raised rates in close to a decade, preferring to keep them low as a way of supporting the economy. opinions are kind of split on this one, whether a rate hike will be announced tomorrow. wall street rallied ahead of the meeting yesterday. all three major averages gaining more than 1%. hewlett-packard is again slashing its workforce. it plans to reduce the number of people it employs by as much as $30,000 as it seeks to save about $2.7 billion. hp is in the process of splitting into two companies, one that makes personal computers and printers, the other providing business services. most of the layoffs will come from the latter company. in the meantime, ups plans to high about the same number of workers for the holidays this year. that's about 95,000 temporary employees. most of them package handlers, drivers, and driver helpers, of course. now, two years ago you may recall ups didn't hire enough
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people to handle a late surge in online orders, and many of its deliveries were late for christmas. there's some good news for the folks at the national zoo in washington about the youngest panda cub living there. he's apparently growing like a weed. >> yeah. the cub was born almost a month ago, and he's a survivor of a set of twins of course. zoo officials now say the little guy weighs nearly two pounds. that's eight times his birth weight. >> they say he's sleeping through much of the day. did they not do this sleep training thing yet? >> apparently not yet. >> they say this is normal, sleeping through the day. his eyes are expected to open for the first time in the next few weeks. okay. he hasn't opened his eyes yet. i'd hold off on the sleep training. fine. >> he's transitioned from looking like a stick of butter to now this, more like a panda. >> more like a furry marshmallow with chocolate. >> and of course it's the 100-day mark that they actually name the panda. >> according to chinese tradition. >> exactly. exactly. so good deal. well, coming up in "the mix," making
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a sandwich completely from scratch in only six months? >> hope you're not too hungry. but first, a killer whale chase. the incredible scene of an orca pod going after a boat full of fishermen. and another race. these sports cars speeding through a neighborhood. the careless drivers saying they can't be stopped because they're vips from another country. and remember, you can find us on facebook. wnnfans.com. and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching abc "world news now." facebook. wnnfans.com. and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching abc "world news now." look at them all... ...'judgie'. see? you are looking good! using bounce dryer sheets is paying off. your clothes have fewer wrinkles, and static cling... ...ain't bringing you down. oh! and look, it's that ms.brooke-thinks-she's-all-that- and-a-bag-of-chips. good thing you brought your a-game. your a-game. bounce, the 4 in 1 dryer sheet.
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a frightening en a frightening encounter for some fishermen off the coast of san diego with a pod of killer whales. when they realized the orcas could easily flip their boat, they sped off. but the whales, they went after them. keeping pace for quite a while. until the fishermen finally made it back to shore. frightening scene there. >> yeah. well, it's not enough that two drivers were racing their sports cars through the streets of an upscale los angeles suburb. >> cars they were driving were exotic vehicles. and one of the drivers says the police can't touch him. abc's cana whitworth has the story. >> reporter: beverly hills police investigating the drivers of this yellow ferrari and white porsche as they used a quiet beverly hills neighborhood saturday night as their personal racetrack. you see the ferrari running through a stop sign. the porsche hot on its tail speeding past onlookers.
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the race finally ending with smoke rising from the back of the ferrari as it pulls into the driveway. one local reporter asking about the incident threatened and pushed off the property. >> get the [ bleep ] out. >> reporter: you can see the skid marks left behind by the ferrari and this is the stop sign it just ran right through. the beverly hills police department says they were approached by a man saying the ferrari with registered qatari plates belonged to him, denied driving at a high rate of speed and claimed to have diplomatic immunity. the u.s. state department saying they are investigating the diplomatic immunity claim. police also reviewing these videotapes as some scared residents tell us they plan to avoid the streets altogether. >> you think you're going to not ride your bike here? >> i'm definitely going to avoid the streets, yeah. >> cana whitworth, los angeles. >> as a mom, watching that video, in my neighborhood that would kill somebody. >> absolutely. and some of the neighbors claim they were going as fast as 100 miles an hour. that's an absolutely frightening scene. hopefully the beverly hills
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police department will do something about that. there's no pretending with chrissie hynde. the rock and roll hall of famer tells it like it is. some of what she says is kicking off a firestorm. ahead in our next half hour, the new twist on fantasy sports leagues promising big winners every day. so is it just fun or is it gambling? that debate coming up. you're watching "world news now." g "world news now."
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rob and roll hall of fame ur chrisie hynde has lived quite a life. in her new book, she takes responsibility for all of it including being sexually
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assaulted. we have the story. >> shall i take a look? >> sure. ♪ don't get me wrong >> chrissie hynde, the lead singer of the pretenders, once known for topping billboard charts with hits like "don't get me wrong," "i'll stand by you." ♪ i'll stand by you and "brass in pocket." is now sparking new controversy with her tell-all book titled "reckless: my life as a pretender." >> i told my story the way i saw it and i'm not here to advise anyone or validate myself or justify anything. i said i regret a lot of things i did. >> reporter: the akron native, rock and roll hall of famer reveals in her autobiography that she was raped by a gang of bikers and writes, "this was all my doing, and i take full responsibility. you can't bleep about with people, especially people who wear "i heart rape" beiges." critics pounced accusing her of victim shaming. one columnist tweeting how sad it is that the great miss hynde would blame herself for so very
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long. >> you know, suddenly i'm defending rape. >> reporter: but you stand by your words as you said them for your life. >> you know, i went some places that no intelligent person would have gone. these bikers i was talking about, they were dealing in some real hard drugs and some criminal activity. >> reporter: do you think that women who dress provocatively in some way are asking for it? >> i never said that. i think women that are dressed provocatively are asking for something. they're asking for some sort of -- why do you dress provocatively? >> reporter: hynde, who calls herself the poster girl of feminism, says rape isn't really her subject but she's happy to talk about today's pop stars making what she describes as sexually explicit videos. >> well, to me it's pornographic. yeah. when you're in your underwear and you're bumping and grinding and singing your songs. i'm not trying to criticize other women.
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i'm just saying if you're selling it through sex, then don't say you're a feminist on behalf of music because i think little girls get very confused by that. >> reporter: her book reinforces the notion that sex, drugs, and rock and roll really are an inseparable trio. it details her obsession with rock music, her addiction to drugs, and her love affair with london. so this is your neighborhood essentially, right? >> reporter: where she still walks the streets with little fanfare. >> look at you, darling thing. look at you. >> reporter: her obsession for animals trumped only by her passion for music. >> i have to get this. >> reporter: today hynde says she's completely drug-free. but the rest of her what you see is what you get persona is virtually unchanged. still rocking out, still unapologetically herself. >> i'm glad i did what i did because i did what i wanted to do, which was get in a band. >> reporter: linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> she says she was surprised by
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the controversy and she said if you don't like the book you can close it. but hey, you know what? you're welcome to lots of opinions. that's how she lived her life. i think she's entitled. >> makes sense. yeah.
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with the stars," that would have been your last performance. >> i am ashamed. >> you are going to work on it. as we go on to the next one about a 104-year-old woman who is -- take a look at her. shs like the oldest street artist is what they're calling it. she's a knitter. she kind of knit-bombs her town. at 104. it's a secret guerrilla of knitters. they just do artful knitting around town and kind of bomb various little things with their knitting. isn't that cute? can you imagine how long it
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takes to do that? >> and it looks like she started this when she was 18. >> she was born in 1910 in london, and this group, they're mainly over 60 but grace brett, who you saw there earlier, she's the big member, the oldest member who's lived for over half -- over a century. look at this. it's remarkable. >> wow. she made it through the world wars and knitting. >> and clearly an era where they did home economics. i can't even sew a button. so this guy decided he was going to make a sandwich. from scratch. which is an amazing, amazing feat. he's the host of the show called "how to make everything." so it took him six months, $1,500, and he not only grew his own vegetables but he made his own salt from the ocean, milking a cow to make cheese, killed his own chicken. grinding his own flour for the wheat. >> look at that. >> he just wanted to go through the process and show you how difficult it can be. >> i guess there was no subway nearby. >> yeah. just make reservations, dude. >> but it's impressive. i wish i had the patience. >> yeah. >> more news coming up.
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this morni this morning on "world news now" -- flash floods in the west. the desperate search and rescue as people are swept away. the raw power of the water taking over a dozen lives. an emotional return for the news anchor whose fiance was brutally murdered on live tv. his powerful and moving message of love as he and his colleagues try to heal their pain. and also new this hour, an extremely unlikely duo. >> vladimir putin partnering with elton john. the phone call regarding gay rights and why the russian government is denying it all happened. and caught on camera. or is it? the downed drone at burning man landing right in the middle of a dance party. dumb luck or was the stunt planned? you decide on this wednesday september 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hey, good morning, everyone.
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i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. that drone video you have to see and let us know on our facebook page whether or not you think it's fake or not. >> oh. you think there's something more going on there? >> there's a big debate going on, bigger than the debate taking place later on this evening. >> oh. >> we'll have to talk about that. boy, the weather. we always start with a lot of weather these past few weeks. but the rain, the torrential rains that triggered deadly flash floods in southern utah have claimed even more lives. four hikers have been found dead in zion national park. three still missing. >> and so far that brings the death toll to 16, including 12 of the 16 women and children whose vehicles were hit by a wall of raging water and swept downstream. abc's nick watt is there for us.
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>> that van. >> the vehicle! >> reporter: in those vehicles three mothers and 13 kids, the youngest just 4 years old, cut off by the flash flood waters. >> there goes -- >> reporter: watch as the wall of water washes them away. >> oh, my goodness! it went over the -- >> reporter: in just 30 minutes a staggering 1 1/2 inches of rain fell. flash floods washing families to their deaths. >> they're getting everybody out. >> reporter: further disaster narrowly averted as rescuers pull a group of women from this stranded vehicle. a 10-year-old boy was recovered 6.5 miles downstream. >> i knew the mothers. i knew them as they were growing up as young girls. >> reporter: this little town hildale is a bastion of the polygamist fundamentalist church of the latter day saints, once ruled by warren jeffs. >> this is an act of god, and this is something that we can't control. >> reporter: three children were rescued. the death toll now stands at 12, with one still missing. at one point this creek rose 3 1/2 feet in just nine minutes. two feet of water can sweep a car away. >> oh, my goodness.
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oh, my goodness. it's huge. it's getting bigger. >> reporter: in zion national park four killed, three still missing. the same weather system that brought tragedy to hildale brought rain to much of the southwest. a dog and owner rescued from the l.a. river, a man airlifted in huntington beach. back here in hildale the rain has been falling on and off all day. the rescue mission is still ongoing. but the hope for that one person still listed as missing, that hope is all but faded. nick watt, abc news, hildale, utah. >> dramatic scenes there out west. in the meantime, mississippi police say they still don't know why a college professor shot his girlfriend as well as a colleague. police have released a 911 call in which the man admits he shot the woman he calls his wife. they then say he drove to the delta state university campus and shot another professor and as they closed in on him, he shot himself. he left behind a handwritten
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apology at the woman's home. a man already charged with killing one college student in virginia has now been indicted in the death of another. jesse matthew is set to appear in court today for the murder of 20-year-old virginia tech junior morgan harrington. she vanished after a concert in 2009 and was found dead three months later. matthew was charged last year with killing 18-year-old uva freshman hannah graham and he was recently convicted of sexually assaulting another woman. the first formal charges linked to the hazing death of a new york college fraternity pledge have been filed. those five defendants are making arrangements to turn themselves in to the authorities. and as abc's linsey davis reports, more serious charges are set to come. >> reporter: 37 college students face a slew of criminal charges two years after the death of 19-year-old chum michael deng. the pennsylvania grand jury recommending five of those fraternity members face charges of third-degree murder. >> this is a clear case of why hazing is not permitted. >> reporter: authorities say in december of 2013 members of the pi delta psi fraternity at new
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york city's baruch college carried out a what police say is a brutal hazing ritual where pledges were forced to run across a frozen field blindfolded weighted down with backpacks full of 30 pounds of sand all the while being tackled. police say after realizing deng was unconscious it took students about two hours to drive him to a hospital 45 minutes away. during that time police say some of the students searched the internet for "concussion, can't wake up, pupils don't dilate." a forensic pathologist saying the delay in treatment of one to two hours significantly contributed to the death of mr. deng. the fraternity has been permanently banned here at baruch, and those five defendants are set to be arraigned on thursday. linsey davis, abc news, new york. it was an emotional return to work for the fiance of the virginia reporter who was shot and killed live on tv.
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wdvj news anchor chris hearst was back on the air for the first time since a shocking attack claimed the lives of alison parker and cameraman adam ward. he told viewers he's still grieving but the healing process has begun. through many, many tears and questions there have been laughs, smiles, and answers. i know the answer to what we all must do. it is to profess love, not hate. to love one another and to love strangers. alison and adam projected a love and peace into our world that can never be taken, even if they were taken from us. >> hearst said he and alison fell in love in the newsroom. the gunman, a former colleague, fatally shot himself hours after the attack. the focus of tonight's republican presidential debate will be foreign policy. the top 11 candidates in the polls will be included with donald trump at the center, flanked by ben carson and jeb bush. carly fiorina joins the 10 men featured in the previous debate. a new poll finds more republicans now think trump has the best chance of winning the
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presidential election, followed closely by carson, while all the republican candidates are denouncing the iran nuclear deal tonight's debate is likely to bring out their differences on american intervention overseas. one of the major routes refugees have been using to get into europe, the european union, is now closed. hungary has all but shut its borders with serbia, slowing the flood of migrants to a trickle. nearly 300 people were arrested at the border for trying to cross illegally. the eu will hold an emergency meeting next week to discuss the refugee crisis. well, the russian military is conducting more drills as the u.s. expresses concern over moscow's support of the syrian president. the latest exercises were aimed at checking the troops' combat readiness, and they followed the delivery of russian battle tanks to syria. the u.s. has warned that helping the syrian government will only prolong the conflict there, but russian president vladimir putin says the islamic state cannot be
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defeated without cooperating with damascus. well, meanwhile, it looks like president putin may not be ready to embrace gay rights after all. elton john has said that he wanted to talk to the russian leader about his "ridiculous stance on gay rights." the pop star then posted on instagram and putin reached out to him by phone and he was looking forward to discussing the issue with him face to face. but the kremlin had another story. they're denying that putin contacted the singer. they say no such conversation took place. and they hinted that the call would have been a hoax. >> and i can kind of believe that. it was probably a hoax. i just can't imagine -- >> putin calling? >> yeah. that elton john would be the one that would get putin to come to the other side and be okay with lgbt rights. >> you know, i really believe that sometimes artists and people -- you remember when we saw with kim jong un -- i'm blanking on the basketball player now. >> dennis rodman. >> dennis rodman. >> yeah. >> who could forget dennis rodman but me?
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dennis rodman. the white house is against it. he's crazy, a lot of people think it's crazy. but sometimes unconventional means can win. >> so pop stars can bring the world together. >> my money's on elton john. some pretty amazing video, by the way, that has surfaced purported to be from a gopro camera mounted on a drone. we talked about it. now, it fell smack into the middle of the burning man festival. >> the video starts by showing a lovely aerial shot. then the camera falls to earth. it was then retrieved by revelers who document ongoing before returning it to the lost and found. >> and as you can imagine, the video has gone viral but online skeptics are questioning whether the video is real or fake saying it seems unlikely that a camera could fall that hard from so high up and still function. let us know what you think. >> yeah. >> log on to our facebook page. i'm a doubter. all right. well, coming up, a gambler's fantasy. sports betting finding a loophole through daily fantasy football.
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but is it a double standard? and move over, will and kate. the other royals are in town. look at them. spanish king and queen taking washington by storm. that's later in "the skinny." but first, a look at today's weather. you're watching "world news now." but i'm never gonna stop because now, i've got pantene. pantene shampoos and conditioners have the pro-v formula that locks moisture inside my hair and makes it stronger. the damage from 100 blowdries is gone. i love it. now my hair is so strong i can always take the heat. strong is beautiful.™ pantene.
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the player from linden, new jersey high school, number 1, was penalized but not ejected from the game. school officials say the player could be disciplined and charges of course are possible in that one. >> why do they have to get so rough like that? >> well, they get wound up in the game but no excuses there. while we are talking about football, of course you know week 2 of the nfl starts tomorrow night. >> and that means plenty of people doing lots of research because nfl games means fantasy football and increasingly fantasy football means big bucks. i wonder if david wright is investigating any of this. he reports. >> draftkings.com combines one-day fantasy sports with winning life-changing amounts of cash. >> reporter: if you watch football, you've definitely seen the ads. >> pick your team and get your cash winnings after monday night. >> reporter: promising big bucks for being a monday morning quarterback. >> we're making a millionaire every week this season. >> reporter: how does it work?
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just like regular fantasy football. you win or lose based on how well the players you picked perform. except that in daily fantasy football you don't have to stick it out for the full season. supporters claim it's more skill than chance. >> if someone gets hurt, it's luck. but if it's just coming down to that day then it's actually harder to win at daily fantasy than it is for season-long fantasy. >> reporter: the nfl is all for it because it's a money maker. not only do they have their own fantasy leagues, studies show fantasy players watch more games and watch them for longer. but critics say it's gambling and ought to be treated the same way as other forms of sports betting. one congressman now calling for hearings on capitol hill. >> how is it any different from sports betting? i don't see it. why, because you call it fantasy? >> reporter: fantasy sports are hugely popular. the industry says more than 50 million fans play every year, spending an average of $257 each.
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fans like scott lewis, with some skin in the game. >> the top prize is a million dollars. >> reporter: some sports fans really do hit the jackpot. travis spieth won a million bucks and was able to quit his day job. >> it's very comparable to stock trading. and if you ask somebody that's been dealing in stocks, they're definitely not going to tell you they're gambling because there's a lot of research involved. >> reporter: david wright, abc news, new york. >> you into this? >> not really. but obviously i need to be. i guess. >> well, speaking of more sports, it was a big day for the defending champs of women's college basketball. i've always said 2015 is the year of the female athlete. these you see here are the uconn huskies at the white house to celebrate their third consecutive national title with president obama. >> the team presented the president with the number 10 jersey because it was the school's 10th championship overall. mr. obama joked that the team has been there so often they are
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now certified to provide white house tours. >> oh, man. look at them. i just -- they are incredible. these women. i would one day love to be able to train with them. i'm not going to say that i'm going to play against them. just train with them. because they're remarkable. >> just to see how they do. >> yeah. i would love that. >> of course the president joked that he has two tall daughters and of course malia's looking for a school next year. possible. >> i can't believe they're 14 and 17 now. >> grown women. >> yeah. when we come back, the world-class athlete taking over new york's fashion week. and bradley cooper says no stunt doubles are needed. "the skinny," up next. ♪ so skinny
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♪ skinny ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny "skinny" time. starting with serena williams. we felt so bad for her when she didn't win the u.s. open and that special grand slam she'd been going for. >> but she was a total winner at new york fashion week. serena's second collection. she looks great. for her own fashion line. featured a lot of fringe leather and suede. her collection for hsn is taking high fashion to a wider base of fans as well. >> serena admitted she's been busy juggling it all, also maybe juggling a romance. drake you see there in the front row right next to anna wintour. his music was also the soundtrack for the runway fashion show. afterwards serena all smiles saying she could finally breathe.
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and another a-lister the crowd would like to mention. boom. looking beautiful and gorgeous as ever. a fan of serena and is her fashion line too. i love that outfit. looks great. she looks stunning. stunning. >> and it was a success despite drake being there. >> oh, come on. we love our drake. our robin roberts, as you saw right there. >> yes. >> yeah. duchess kate. she's not the only european with a reputation as a fashion trend setter. >> spain's queen letizia gets high marks for her style. she and her husband are visiting to the united states. they went to george washington's home in mount vernon. >> and stopped by capitol hill to meet a group of senators. the spanish royals also visited the white house. they got a tour of mrs. obama's organic garden. fashionistas say she's -- i tell you, she is also always dressed to the nines and looks gorgeous wherever she is. >> so incredibly popular in
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spain. >> and a first this morning. a remake of the movie "jungle book." fascinating look. live action cgi. a real 10-year-old boy as the lead character mowgli and some of hollywood's top actors are giving voice to the animals. >> scarlett johansson plays a python whose soothing tones lure the boy on his journey through the jungle. >> let go of your fear now. and trust in me. >> "the jungle book," a disney movie, will be in theaters next april. hey, bradley cooper says he's always been around kitchens, so for his next starring role he didn't need a stunt double. in the movie "burnt" cooper plays a once promising chef that tries to come back. >> the kitchen's the only place i've ever felt i really belong. i love every minute of it. the heat, the pressure, the violence. >> wow. you can see if he gets it right in "burnt," which comes out on october 23rd.
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♪ ♪ ♪ the app. >> yeah. well, actress kim cattrall stirring up a debate after saying she may not have any children but she's not childless. >> the "sex and the city" star says there are a lot of ways to be a parent. abc's mara schiavocampo has her story. >> reporter: she's best known as samantha jones, the feisty pr maven on "sex and the city" who's not exactly kid friendly. >> i understand that your child and i have to co-exist in this city. but perhaps you could take him somewhere more appropriate for a happy meal.
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so i could have a happier one. >> reporter: but actress kim cattrall is raising some eyebrows after arguing she is in fact a mother, even though she doesn't actually have any children. >> i am a parent. i have young actors and actresses that i mentor. i have nieces and nephews that i am very close to. >> reporter: in an interview on bbc radio the 59-year-old saying it wasn't her first choice to not have children but when her life went in a different direction she began caring for the young people closest to her. >> there is a way to become a mother in this day and age that doesn't include your name on the child's birth certificate. you know, you can express that maternal side of you very, very clearly, very strongly. >> reporter: adding she's highly offended when she's described as childless. >> it sounds like you're less because you haven't had a child. >> reporter: while many online are supporting cattrall's message, some say using the m
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word is taking things too far. one commenter writing, "you may play a wonderful role as a mentor, friend, and older confidant, but you are not a mom." >> on one side mothers feel that she's not really a mother because she hasn't given birth to these children and she hasn't paid her dues. on the other side they would say you don't have to have given birth and spent time with children on a regular basis to feel like a mother. >> reporter: still, this actress is committed to her special role. >> there are many different ways to be a mom in the world. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> and there are many different accents to kim cattrall. who knew that as -- >> you know, i agree with her. i think other women, you don't have to physically give birth or have children to be a mother. and thank goodness for them because they give mothers a little bit more understanding and patience. >> and a break. >> and a break. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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america this morning. making news in america this morning, record rain. downpours on the drought-stricken west coast swamping roads and swelling rivers. dramatic video of a rescue and a home teetering on a cliff, washed away from floodwater, plus the search under way right now for people swept away in flash floods. >> donald trump on a battleship. big guns behind him taking shots. his harsh comments aimed at john remember kerry and hillary clinton. >> sole survivor gunned down on live tv. the woman shot during an interview talking about the terrifying ordeal. the one thing she did that likely saved her life. caught on camera. a semi truck losing control on a slick road skidding past a news crew.

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