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touchdown. he managed t the game which is what quarterbacks do these days. he had a few balls that could have been pecked off. he did a nice job running the ball also. his confidence will grow with each game. chip kelly thought he was a little tentative. >> we have all of the confidence in the world. he threw for the touchdown. he ripped that one in there and he had big plays and we needed to get things generated. it is the first game in our system and underring what he is doing, first real live game. there are positives we can build upon. >> this abc7 sports report is brought to you by riverwalk casino. kristen, don't hurt me. i am just a messenger. she is screaming at the highligts. >> dan: not happy. she is our beggest giants fan. biggest giants fan. >> can you close? she's speechless. you'll never see that. >> i have nothing to say. abc7 news continues now on-line, on twitter, facebook and all your mobile devices
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>> dan: all right that is our report. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm kristen sze. coming up on jimmy, patrick dempsey. >> dan: see you tomorrow.
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back to jail. nation's biggest mass transit system in new york and new jersey joined the move to shut off their gal laxy note 7s. >> they are working on a new battery, but still refuse to issue an official recall. here's the latest. >> reporter: the new samsung note 7. >> it's the phone reports blamed for an explosion in this car. >> last thought in my head is that a brand new device is going to burn down my car. >> reporter: or a night stand. >> it was exploding, it shot pieces of whatever that was in the phone out. >> reporter: fuelling worries it ignites on a jet. an faa advisory prompting this. now consumer advocates slam >> samsung galaxy note 7 phones
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are not to be charged on during the flight. >> reporter: now consumer advocates slam samsung, the company that makes the note 7 for not issuing an official u.s. government sanctioned recall of the phone. >> they are very dangerous. this is just not the way the process is supposed to work. >> reporter: samsung issued a recall, but watchdogs say without a u.s. agency doing it with them, consumers are still in danger. >> because you don't have an official recall, it's actually not illegal to sell one of these samsung phones. >> reporter: and the faa can't ban the device on planes. the key problem? the battery. sam sing is quickly working to replace it. the consumer product safety commission is independently evaluating the battery to ensure the consumer will not be harmed. they said they are working with the cpnb to expedite an official recall, but no word on when that happens. in the meantime, people with the galaxy note 7 are advised to turn the phones off and exchange them right away for a new device.
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>> we also have public transportation systems like the mta, new jersey transit saying not to turn the phones on when you are traveling on trains and busses, and also say not to plug them in. >> yeah. absolutely. samsung getting a hit from this, down 10% since late august. >> thank you for that report. in the next half hour, storming the stage on "dancing with the stars" what we're finding out this morning about the two men who tried to rush olympian ryan lochte and what they told reporters on camera after being escorted out. first, the fashion designer blades blazing a new trail on the runway at new york fashion week with plus-sized models. you're watching "world news no
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♪ it is fashion week in new york, and one designer is talk of the town for charting a new course down the runway. >> to millions of women who wear size 8 or larger, he's a god send. we're "up all nightline." >> reporter: we went behind the scenes with the designer as he prepares for the ground breaking show. here in his showroom, the team puts the final touches on the collection. >> it is we usually have three girls on the runway at a time, so it's about 5 looks. still seems like a lot of looks, but then the show is literally like eight minutes long. it's crazy. it's ten minutes for the show, but the look and the world of this lasts forever. >> at the casting call last week, there were models of every shape ask size. >> we saw like 450 girls and we only picked 30, 35. so 35 to 40 girls total for 52 looks.
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>> reporter: but most top designers still don't make clothes for larger women. stopping their sizes at 12, even though most american women are a size 14 or larger. >> it's totally engrained in our culture to dress as tall, skinny women. and we present them as being a fashion ideal. well, she's unrealistic. >> the fashion industry icon had enough. >> it is true that designers maintain that women larger than the size 12 can be more challenging to dress. i think it's a lot of poppycock. >> but he also markets with retailer like payless. >> wear a thousand dollar dress with a $20 shoe. i love that idea. >> reporter: why are you so inclusive? why is it important to you? >> celebrate as many people as you can, you never know your customer, who spends money on your clothes. >> reporter: sales of apparel
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size 14 and higher rose 17% in 2016 to $20.4 billion. but many retailers don't carry larger sizes. >> i'm willing to forgive the designers. where are the retailers on this? retailers have such power. they can say to designers, you will do this. you will execute this task, and you will do it well. get on board, people. >> reporter: christian siriano is definitely on board. his message of inclusiveness shining through. >> god, i'm so excited, so nice to be able to be in fashion week and have it be a show that's diverse with all sorts of sizes and all sorts of different girls. so, yeah, i'm honored and thrilled. >> reporter: for "nightline," new york. >> i love tim gunn, get on board, people. >> he is. he actually wrote this open letter on washington post talking about size discrimination and saying, come
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is going to start this wednesday mix with a little bit of politics and real estate and a little bit of american history. so out there in queens, there's a house, looks simple enough, doesn't it? nice home. >> yeah. >> there's a bit of history to it. this is apparently where donald trump spent a part of his childhood, where he was a baby. it's now for sale. price tag? what do you say? five bedrooms. brick and stucco. >> oh, $800,000. >> you heard the notes. >> i made it sound like i was thinking, didn't i? >> $849,000. the homeowners are hoping that
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because of the history that donald trump was a kid here in this home that they might be able to pull that off. they're getting a divorce, so they are hoping to sell the house. >> been on the market for more than a million before. goes up on the auction break before the election. a great story now about making lemonade, so to speak, a bride on the way to her own wedding with the bridal party in toe had a snafu when the limo got a flat tire. but the maid of honor says she was totally fine and figured, i got this. stood on the side of the road, and she hitchhiked. lucky for them, two minutes later, a guy named jay drove by with kids in the car and said let me drop off the kids, i'll be right back. brought the party over to the wedding, and they said the whole time the bride seemed happy, although they say, by the way, the champagne was flowing heavily in the limo. so that might be something to do with that. >> if you notice in the photos there, when she's hitchhiking, there was a glass, and it was an empty glass.
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>> and you notice the smile on her face, too. may or may not go together. they invited jay to the wedding, he said no thank you. but the consensus is jay was awesome. >> good guy, jay. apparently, kanye west's yeezy cleats are popular with athletes. and he's been gifting them to athletes. you may recall over the weekend the houston texans deandre hopkins, he wore them. apparently -- >> because i definitely noticed in football. >> exactly. that's what i noticed in this play when he got this touchdown. so apparently people will now be able to get their hands on these cleats, about 250 bucks. yeah, happy birthday. >> all right. now we heard of scaredy cats, but this is literal. this is herman, who looks terrified all the time. his owner says he's just special. he requires some attention for
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his big eyes, but worth it.
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this morning on "world news now," a hacking scandal hits team usa. olympic gold medalists made health history now made public due to a security breach at the world anti-doping agency. and on the campaign trail, hillary clinton's campaign announcing when she will hit the road again, this as donald trump avoids discussing his rival's health. president obama steps in going after donald trump on hillary clinton's behalf. and new this half hour, what we are learning about the two anti-ryan lochte protesters who stormed the stage on ""dancing with the stars." >> what they told the cameras after being thrown from the building, and what the olympic gold medallist's dance partner says about the frightening ordeal. america's top colleges,
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latest rankings are just in. we'll tell you who came out on top this year. but do rankings matter when it coming to being true to your school? >> i don't think so. >> we'll see how our schools did on this wednesday, september 14th. >> rankings. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> looking through it. >> must be a mistake. we'll get to those. >> good morning to you all, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. we're going to start this half hour with the hacking of american athletes' medical records. >> the anti-doping agency confirms the systems were compromised and the cyber crooks are a group known as fancy bears who promise more will be made public. brian ross has more. >> reporter: u.s. officials calling it a smear, posting of medical records for top u.s. olympic athletes.
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superstar gymnast, is i mone biles, and the williams sisters and winner of the gold medal winning basketball team. documents show the players used medications on the prohibited drug list, but that in each case, they have received approval for therapeutic use and have not sought to keep it secret from the testing agency. >> this is not cheating. this is u.s. athletes playing by the rules, playing by the book. >> reporter: unlike the case with russia which had more than 100 of its athletes banned from this year's olympics because of illegal drug use. and officials point the finger of blame at russia whose hackers broke into the computers of the democratic national committee. >> russians use hacking to discredit their enemies and to change public perception, and they don't care if everyone knows they are doing it.
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>> reporter: at least one of the athletes is taking it in stride. the basketball star recovering from surgery in the hospital wrote, i'd like to thank the hackers for telling the world i legally take a prescription for a condition i've been diagnosed, thanks, guys, she says. brian ross, abc news. politics, new york's attorney general is investigating donald trump's foundation. eric snyderman says his office is conduct a broad inquiry of the charity looking into whether it broke new york laws governing nonprofits. trump's campaign slams the investigation calling the ag a partisan hack who endorsed hillary clinton. overnight, we got new evidence that colin powell, former secretary of state, is no fan of donald trump. buzzfeed reports they obtained some of powell's personal e-mails from dc leaks, and he tells a former aide that trump is a national disgrace and what's worse, he has no sense of shame. powell calls trump's support of the birther movement racist and says he does not deny anything in the reportedly hacked e-mails.
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on the campaign trail, president obama took the case for hillary clinton. clinton at home recovering from pneumonia, the president praised her toughness saying clinton is not a quitter and attacked donald trump for promise to go be a fighter for working class americans. >> he spent his life trying to stay away from working people, and now this guy's going to be the champion of working people? huh? i mean, he wasn't going to let you on his golf course. >> the president accused trump of going on russian state tv to talk down about america's military and curry favor with vladimir putin. clinton's campaign will resume tomorrow with a visit to north carolina. >> as for donald trump, he is talking up his child care plan calling for six weeks paid maternity leave for mothers who do not get the benefit at work currently. he stumped in ohio and hotly contested states yesterday. tom young reports. >> reporter: hillary clinton is off the trail, and donald trump
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is taking full advantage, sprinting through two key battleground states. >> i consider it a great phenomena if we win november 8th. that's what i consider. >> reporter: trump didn't mention hillary clinton home with pneumonia or the fact she concealed her diagnosis for two days. >> i just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal. >> reporter: but trump's campaign manager, kellyanne conway attacking her for withholding medical information until video showed her nearly collapsing as she was helped into the van on 9/11. >> why did she lie to everyone and conceal such an important fact for two days. >> reporter: but in the same interview, conway questioned how much health information trump himself should reveal. >> i don't know why we need such extensive medical reporting when we all have a right to privacy. >> reporter: so far, all he's released is a four paragraph letter from his doctor admitting he wrote it in five minutes. >> you got a medical report on me that meets the same standards
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as mitt romney and barack obama. donald trump's doctor said he would be the healthiest president in history. that's just not even serious. >> reporter: in an interview, trump pledged to release more information. >> now that you ask, i think i will. >> you will? >> yeah. >> reporter: trump says he had a physical last week. today, the republican nominee will sit down with tv's dr. oz, presumably to go over the results. but don't expect a grilling. >> i'm not going to ask you questions he doesn't want to have answers. >> reporter: donald trump appears with ivanka for the first time since convention and worked on policies they're going to talk about to appeal to women voters, one, a guaranteed paid six weeks maternity leave for the moms whose employers do not offer that benefit. the clinton campaign already respond i responding about some of these plans saying it is half baked, out of touch and that the numbers simply don't add up. abc news, pennsylvania. a suspect charged with attempted murder for hitting three phoenix police officers with his vehicle.
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the incidence caught on surveillance camera. and you can see that red car appearing to drive right into the officers as they stood outside a gas station. the suspect was identified as 44-year-old mark payne, and police say he may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol at the time. so overseas now, taiwan and china brace for the strongest typhoon of the year. they are hitting taiwan right now and expected to make a direct hit on china later today. the storm is bringing winds up to 230 miles per hour along with heavy rain. it's the strongest storm anywhere on earth so far this year. there was stormy weather in florida yesterday morning ahead of tropical storm julia. the weather system spawned this tornado yesterday in barefoot bay. more than 3 inches of rain have fallen so far. >> and the main concern about julia is heavy rain. that's the main threat from the newly formed tropical storm. >> paul is here with the latest on that.
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good morning, paul. >> good morning to you, diane and kendis. we have a bit of a different thing happening this morning. we have a newly named tropical storm julia, named after reaching land, but we still have the eastern side of the eye when was named a tropical storm with winds at about 45 to 50 miles per hour for the naming of the system. now we're concerned about it moving northwest with significant rain that's going to cover from jacksonville up to savannah, georgia, and 12 inches of rain curtesy of the newly issued tropical storm. diane, kendis. >> our thanks to paul there. apple's rollout of its new operating system has been anything but smooth. some of the first users to download ios10 found their iphones and ipads no longer working. apple says the problem was quickly resolved. those who found their devices bricked by the update had to plug them into a computer and run the latest version of itunes. u.s. news and world report is out with its list of best colleges.
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number one is princeton. harvard came in second. >> university of chicago and yale are tied for third. columbia and stanford share number five. >> my alma mater, boston college, ranked 31st among national universities and 41 among best valued schools.the. >> so state university of new york has to be somewhere between number four and boston college at 31. >> negative. try again. >> tied for 44th among regional universities in the north. >> oh. >> and among those -- >> but -- >> among the schools, it's tied for 12th among top public schools. >> that's a lot of categories. >> it's -- >> how many? >> buried -- >> can you take a diagram of that for me, please. north and within -- >> north regional tied at 12th among the 44th. >> go eagles. what's your mascot? >> go lakers.
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we don't have a mascot. >> no mascot? >> no. >> oh. >> what grade alum are we at? >> there is that. >> thanks. >> great day. >> it was obviously written by a harvard grad. all right. coming up, details surfacing in monday night's frightening storming of the stage on "dancing with the stars," and what the anti-lochte protesters are now saug as lochte's dance partner opens up in an impassioned first-person article describing the ordeal. hoping to buy a luxury yacht? this author wants to hear from you want why in the skinny. you're watching "world news now." you're watching "world news now." "world news now weather" brought to you by 23andme.com. by 23andme.com.
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so this happened during the allentown marathon in pennsylvania. organizers say norfolk southern promised not to run trains during the race, but the race is important here. it's a qualifier for the boston marathon, and waiting for the train added about nine minutes to runners' times. some runners were so frustrated they jumped between cars. organizers are going to have a talk with the boston marathon officials about adjusting runners' times. >> i would have welcomed that, oh, no, i need a break, how unfortunate. i would definitely be running. new details this morning on that bizarre moment when protesters storm the stage of "dancing with the stars." >> yes. we are hearing from those two men who tried to rush 12-time olympic medalist ryan lochte. >> reporter: olympic swimmer,
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ryan lochte, still breathless after his foxtrot when the show abruptly cuts to commercial. here's what you didn't see. two men in anti-lochte shirts rushed the dance floor. >> excuse me. >> reporter: now, this dance floor is surprisingly small. those two men made it right to ryan lochte and cheryl burke within seconds. that's when security guards tackled them, bringinging them down right around here. the audience and cast and crew unsure at first whether it was part of the act. >> it wasn't a bit. it was -- it was really unnerving. >> reporter: the lapd arresting the two protesters. they said they were angry after lochte was caught lie iying abo vandalizing this gas station during the rio olympics. >> our purpose is to get the message out that lochte is a coward, liar, and under brazilian law, a criminal. >> reporter: they were both charged with misdemeanor
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trespassing and released on $1,000 bail. >> the host of the show said both men were screened in order to be allowed to sit in the audience. surprised at that. >> and the studio there, it's a very secure lot. it's a huge lot, in fact, actually, so surprised they got in there. >> they are assuming there was another shirt covering the anti-lochte t-shirts they were wearing. when we come back, what lochte's dance partner is now saying about the whole ordeal. >> team coverage, next. >> team coverage next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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♪ we're going to start the skinny with the fallout ♪ skinny so sin snee ♪ we're going to start the skinny with the fallout from the security scare on the stage of "dancing with the stars." >> ryan's dance partner speaks out about what happened after the protesters stormed the stage as well as what happened after. >> burke wrote an article for "people" online saying ryan was on the verge of tears as they abruptly cut to the commercial break. she said he injured his ankle slightly as one of the protesters were tackled by security. >> after the show, she says she comforted lochte's mother, who was crying, telling her ryan is a great guy and i have his back 100%.
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>> closing the article saying "dancing with the stars" should never be the source of hate. it's a hate-free zone, about celebrating dance and making people happy. >> what do you think about having a hate-free zone to dance in? >> isn't that what this is? >> not if you check out the social media response. >> no, there is a lot of hate based on our dance moves. there you have it. hopefully that's the last of the lochte story. >> we'll find out. bradley cooper makes a confession on "ellen." >> and the first lady rocked it as a co-host on yesterday's episode as ellen took her shopping at a cvs to help ease her re-entry into normal life from the white house. now the real surprise for mrs. obama came from surprised guest bradley cooper. >> the state dinner -- >> yeah. >> technically -- >> that counts. >> of course. >> i had just done "american
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sniper," and the tuxedo, i only had one. didn't fit, and i was so nervous it would rip so last minute i 86'ed the underwear. >> because, you know, if it should rip, it's better to not have underwear on. >> for us. it's good for us, right, ladies? >> you may recall those tux pants. cooper famously described that night as crazy town night. he says they were so tight he found himself greeting people while staying seated because he could barely stand up in them. >> can you imagine a lenny kravitz moment? >> i would think bradley cooper has just an entire closet full of lots of suits and text you'dos or people that could handle that type of thing. >> apparently not. next, j.k. rowling suffering buyer's remorse. it's costing her $9 million. >> the author is set to take a $9 million loss on the 156-foot luxury yacht she bought from johnny depp eight months ago. for $29 million. >> it's a nice yacht.
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it requires a crew of nine, though, and features five cabins that can sleep ten guests. >> in addition to the bedrooms, there's a spacious dining room, entertaining area, and relaxation rooms. >> rawling has now listed the vessel for a cut rate deal of just $20 million, but she didn't giving a reason for the prompt sale. >> don't worry, the $9 million loss will barely put a didn't in her estimated $1 billion net worth. >> she can handle it. >> maybe she thinks she needs a bigger boat. >> i believe so, perhaps. finally, broadway is getting set for the arrival of "ground hog day". >> not the actual day. but the new musical adaptation of the bill murray love very classic. it's currently wrapping up its critically acclaimed premier in london at the old vick theater. >> "groundhog day," no casting for the production has been announced, but andy carl, the american stage veteran, has been winning rave reviews in london for his bill murray role could
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♪ gmail. >> solitaire making a comeback. >> solitaire and gmail. was myspace not popular? >> what else is making a comeback? >> what? >> christian grey, baby. back with a vengeance. >> the teaser for the
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installment of "fifty shades of grey" has been released. and it's tantalizing fans leaving them lusting for more. ♪ >> reporter: "50 shades" is back and this time, it's darker. >> this time, no rules, no punishments, and no more secrets. >> reporter: the trailer for the highly anticipated sequel dropping, but despite "fifty shades of gray"'s success in 2015, the critically acclaimed film won five razzies. fans already crazy in love with the sneak peek, tweeting their excitement. you're lying to yourself if you think "fifty shades darker" looks good and nothing tops this. the sexy thrilling hits the screen just in time for valentine's day.
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>> so many fans and reviewers are less than thrilled with the teaser. >> the gq snarky twitter headline reads, get ready for carefully staged fake intercourse. >> but actress robin lee could barely contain her excitement betweening, o-m-g, you guys, o-m-g, o-m-g, it's really happening. and another tweet simply, can i be february 2017, please? >> very excited, huh? so february 10, 2017 is when it hits theaters, and the questions now remaining from the trailer, what's in the box? >> oh. >> why are there photos of anna everywhere. >> why did they remake "crazy in love"? >> why is anna wearing clothes in the shower? >> we know what -- >> it's another version of crazy in love. >> do you like it? >> yeah. this is "abc's world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. news now" informing insomniacs for
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good morning. here's the top headlines we're good morning. here's the top headlines we're following for you this morning on "world news now." the man who drove into a group of phoenix police officers charged with attempted murder. two officers seriously hurt, but they're expected to be okay. we have details, coming up. russian hacker stole medical data, including drug test results, from top u.s. athletes who took part in the olympics this year. the same group may have been involved in the hacking of the democratic national committee. a powerful super typhoon drenching taiwan right now and expected to hit china later today. it's the strongest typhoon so far this year. and some of the first people to download apple's new ios 10 mobile operating system only found it bricked their devices. they stopped working completely. apple says they fixed the problem. those are some of the top stories wednesday, september
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14th. ♪ from abc news, this is world news now." >> did you upgrade? >> yeah. i wait for the upgrait grade. charlie's on, like, 7 or 8. >> probably the original. >> oh, well. we begin with an attack on police officers in phoenix caught on camera. >> three men standing there, you see them, outside a gas station, when they were struck. now the suspect in the case has been charged with attempted murder. officials say the hit was intentional, but the driver may have been impaired at the time. here's abc's lauren lister. >> reporter: a stunning attack on police caught on camera. watch as this maroon car plows into a group of three officers, sending one of them flying eight feet into the air. phoenix pd calling it unprovoked and intentional. >> they are uniform. they are in a lit area. they are right next to a police car. we are confident this is an intentional act.
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>> a sarnlthd, an 18-year veteran goes down with a broken leg. another officer dives out of the way. but that third cop, 33 years old, goes flying. he gets thrown into the front of the convenience store and -- >> unbelievable, the officer that hits the glass, smashes into the gas, gets back up, engages in a fight and takes the suspect into custody. >> reporter: after crashing, the suspect struggled with officers before he's taken into custody. 44-year-old mark lequan payne facing charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault. it's movement leading up to the attack documented too. around 1:45 a.m., payne stops at the gas pump, headlights aimed at the cops, moving to a parking spot, turning headlights off, sitting for minutes, and then accelerates into the cops. this phoenix official connecting it to other a >> i've been in law enforcement for 30 years and seen a lot of tacks. things, but i've never seen so many senseless, violent acts targeting law enforcement.
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>> reporter: police are searching for a motive and say one of the injured officers, the one thrown into the air, had just graduated from the academy. it was his first day on the job. he's still in the hospital after this attack. >> absolutely frightening there. thank you, lauren. developing news overnight. tropical storm julia has formed over northeast florida. >> heavy rain is expected to be the major threat from that storm. accuweather's paul williams is here with more. paul >> good morning to you as well. julia's now the newly named . tropical storm throughout this season, and we're concerned about flash flooding as well as travel delays. julia's going to continue to track northwest with big-time problem flooding along the roads in tampa and orlando. we're tracking what's going on with tropical storm ian, pulling away from populated areas because bermuda is way out here and we're expecting him to curve
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away. but that's not the case with julia. julia, a newly named storm, while on land, by the way, which is a rare thick to occur, threatening 6-12 inches of rain over 48 hours, but we have a threat of severe weather along the east coast from bangor down to boston. kendis, diane? >> thank you. now to politics. word that donald trump's foundation is the focus of an investigation by new york's attorney general. eric snyderman says he's looking into whether the trump foundation has broken new york laws for nonprofits. a trump spokesman calls the investigation a left wing hit job. and trump rolled out a plan to make child care more affordable. it would guarantee new mowers six weeks of paid maternity leave if they don't receive that benefit from their jobs. trump's daughter, ivan ka, helped craft the plan while recognizing her own child care. she said it shouldn't be a luxury for fortunately few.
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>> i recognize that far too few women can say the same for themselves, and i am more fortunate than most. this must change. as a society, we need to create policies that champion all parents enabling the american family to thrive. >> we're hearing new details about violence that took place at a trump rally in north carolina on monday. protesters outside the event were chanting against trump's supporters, when a 69-year-old call told a trump fan, you better learn to speak russian, and the man turned around and punched her. teeter didn't suffer any major injuries, but there is a warrant issued for that man. hillary clinton's campaign says she was home yesterday recovering from pneumonia and watching president obama make her case. abc's cecelia vega has the details. >> reporter: with hillary clinton at home recovering, president obama took over on the campaign trail, stepping up to the podium, loosening his tie,
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blowing a kiss, and getting right down to business. >> this is not me going through the motions here. i really, really, really want to elect hillary clinton. >> reporter: as the flower deliveries poured into clinton's chappaqua home, obama described her as a fighter. >> no matter how daunting the odds, no matter how many times people knock her down, and mess with her, she does in the quit. she doesn't quit. she doesn't quit. >> reporter: and he would not quit attacking donald trump. >> and then you got the donald. who just, last week, went on russian state television to talk down our military and to curry favor with vladimir putin. he loves this guy. can you imagine ronald reagan idolizing somebody like that? >> reporter: the president's sleeves rolled up, he hit trump's promise to be a fighter
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for the working class. >> he spent most of his life trying to stay as far away from working people as he could. and now this guy's going to be the champion of working people. huh? i mean, he wasn't going to let you on his golf course. >> reporter: and then a stern warning to young people. >> you can't stay home because, you know, realm, she's been around for a long time. oh, you know what? this is not reality tv. >> reporter: president obama urging voters to choose the woman who's been a fixture in american politics for decades. >> we always like the new shiny thing. i benefitted from that when i was a candidate. and we take for granted,
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sometimes, what is steady and true. and hillary clinton's steady. and she is true. >> reporter: and it's not just president obama, first lady michelle obama will be out on the campaign trail for hillary clinton and this could not have come at a better time given all the health questions over secretary clinton right now. she watched the speech from home, and she's feeling much better and will be back out on the campaign trail on thursday. abc news, brooklyn, new york. bernie sanders made his way to the white house in support of native american tribes calling on president obama to take action against a controversial oil pipeline that's supposed to carry oil from north dakota to illinois. sander and native americans say it will endanger sacred sites on reservations in the dakotas and they want an environmental impact study done on the project.
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sanders says that study would kill the pipeline. u.s. carried out a massive air strike on a suspect chemicals weapons plant in mosul. u.s. officials suspected the plant was making mustard or chlorine gas, and 12 u.s. war planes took part in destroying 50 different points in that plant. former israeli president remains in serious condition this morning after suffering a major stroke. the 93-year-old became head of the defense ministry at the age of 29 and served twice as prime minister and in most other cabinet positions as well. he was one of the recipients of the 1994 nobel peace prize for his work on the oslo peace acco accords. north carolina is reeling from new fallout due to the so-called bathroom bill. even republican lawmakers who voted for it last march now have second thoughts, and it's hurting the re-election efforts of the state's republican governor as well. let's get more now from abc each elizabeth herr. >> reporter: fallout continuing
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in north carolina where a controversial bathroom gender law is now prompting the ncaa to confirm they are out. >> immediate impact is going to be about $17 million. >> reporter: financial impact statewide is still unclear, but the ncaa's move cost the state seven championship events next year including the early round of march madness games, and ncaa explaining in a statement ncaa championship and events must ro mote an inconclusive atmosphere, and north carolina state laws make it challenging to guarantee a delivery on that commitment. >> it's in the importance and safety of women. >> every single person or entity has made it clear that they left the state over one thing, the worst anti-lgbt law in the nation. >> reporter: banning people to use the restroom with the gender they identify it. calling it discrimination against the lgbt community, and
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in july, they pulled the nba all-star games out of charlotte. now this announcement has duke basketball coach mike krzyzewski speaking out on abc. >> our image is being tarnished and it's embarrassing. >> reporter: some lawmakers in north carolina say the fight is not over yet, in fact, now calling for a special session to try to repeal the bill. kendis and diane. >> all right, thanks to elizabeth. transgender soldier chelsea manning is ending her four-day hunger strike after the army agreed to provide gender reassignment surgery. she accused of releasing information to wikileaks, relieved about the decision, but sorry it took so long. despite -- a presidential
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pardon for edward snowden does not appear likely. the white house says the former national security agency contractor should return to the united states to face charge for leaking classified information. this after snowden told a british newspaper he deserves a pardon because his disclosures brought about much needed change. well, it's a big day for a zoo in washington. it welcomed the first male aurangutan in half a century and it's a big deal because the orangutan is near extinction in the wild. >> labor was four minutes and zookeepers are optimistic the newborn will thrive. the mama giving kisses, the baby's been nursing and clinging closely to mama, and so far they are bonding quite nicely. >> i think they are. look at those pictures. mama's like labor was not long, come, let's hang out. >> so little. >> the habitat is disappearing as it's cleared for plantations. all right. coming up, what we learned from last year's frightening accident on the runway at new york's
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runway. >> reporter: is a delta jet nearly ending up in the bay after sliding off a snowy runway. >> leaking fuel? >> reporter: and it was all preventable. for the first time, we see the confusion inside. >> we're going to have to evacuate. >> reporter: passengers then told to wait. >> please remain seated. >> reporter: it was 12 minutes before the evacuation starts, over one wing exit because the other wing was leaking fuel. >> sit down. >> reporter: it took 17 minutes before all 127 people were off, and it should have taken 90 seconds. investigators say the cause was pilot error, too much reverse thrust to slow the plane, the pilot losing ability to keep the jet straight and started sliding. >> this was a very serious mish mishap. it could have been much more serious. >> reporter: investigators say there was no urgency in the captain's order for evacuation, and adds they believe the plane could have landed without
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incident in the conditions. david kerley, abc news, washington. apparently, the pilots lost control of the plane the second it hit the ground, and so the investigators are recommending that pilots just need more training. >> hard to avoid that kind of landing. they are going to use the findings to improve safety in the future. coming up, the school bus driver hailed a hero this morning. >> how bravely and quick thinking saved lives of 20 school children. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ being a school bus driver is obviously stressful at times, but there are moments with quick thinking is absolutely life saving. >> we saw that in maryland where one bus driver is being called a hero, and you can understand why. here's mary bruce. >> reporter: it's the kind of terrifying scene most people run away from, but not renita smith. >> i jumped up and went in mommy mode. >> reporter: the maryland school bus driver on the third stop of the day when her dash board brake light comes on. she pulls over, and seconds later, the smell of smoke. >> there was a fire, smelling the smoke. it smelled like, like a rubber kind of gas.
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>> reporter: in her rearview mirror, flames. she scrambled to get the elementary students off the bus, and then as the fire grows, she goes back in. going seat by seat to make sure all 20 children are out safely. watching the footage, even she is shocked. >> i am not a firefighter. what was i thinking running back into the bus? a burning bus. >> reporter: the cause of that fire still unknown, but all those children, safe. >> we did a group hug, tears rolling, but me, as mommy, no, i have to be strong for the babies. >> reporter: mary bruce, abc news, washington. >> lots of parents grateful for that bus driver this morning. >> yeah. she said it was her job to keep the young children safe, and there were others that rescued as well. some neighbors who saw the fire and got all the kids into the house nearby as well. >> all right. a happy ending. we like those. >> yeah. coming up, newest feature series, two truths and a why. >> why? we guarantee it'll lift you up,
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look at the moment students joined in song to lift the spirits of the beloved latin teacher who is housebound battling cancer. ♪ what our hearts long ♪ to be overcome by your presence lord ♪ >> the video caught the eye of country superstar tim mcgraw who shared it on facebook where it's been viewed more than 23 million times. ♪ your presence lord >> it's never easy deciding what to give a loved one for a birthday, but a gold medal is a good backup. katie kelly is a legally blind paratri athlete from australia who, along with calety holmes, took home the gold medal in rio. it just so happens they won the competition on jones' birthday. she told press after the event there was no birthday cake to be had, but, hey, a gold medal does just fine. >> and, finally, time for our why. if you're tired of the s.o. demanding you pay attention to them or communicate with them, have we found the technology for you. introducing love bot, a computer program that will send your
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partner messages of affection or admiration so you don't have to. you just tell the app when to send the messages and is takes over from there. the app was built at tech crunch disrupt san francisco. what do you think? love notes from an app? innovative and helpful, or is romance totally #dead? >> it doesn't send love notes you wrote, just sends -- >> oogs automatically. >> automatic love notes. >> i like it. >> no, no, not okay. that gets you zero points. zero. >> let me tell you, to start out, i start at 0 points. >> you're in negative territory. >> thank you, will. >> that's the news for this half hour. zero points. >> remember to follow us on facebook. wnnfans.com. for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook.
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this morning on "world news now," a new headache for the trump campaign. >> the republican candidate's charity organization now under fire. the investigation by the new york attorney general's office. this as president obama gets out on the campaign trail for hillary clinton while she rests up. it's your voice, your vote. a terrifying ordeal caught on camera when a car careens into three officers. but the fight didn't end there. what we're now learning about the suspect. and a new warning for the millions of americans with high blood pressure. the new study that reveals the large group of people who should be taking life-saving medication but are not. and later, we'll take you behind the scenes as the fashion world rolls out. see how one designer is changing the game when it comes to
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helping women find fashion that actually fits. it's wednesday, september 14th. from abc news, this is "world news now. >> we begin with politics today. donald trump's charity is now the focus of an investigation by new york's attorney generals. >> we're talking about eric snyderman. you see him there. his office is now looking into whether the trump foundation has followed new york state laws governing charity organizations. snyderman disclosed his investigation hours after democrats demanded a federal probe. trump says the new york investigation is a left wing hit job. that same sports person calling snyderman a part is an -- who has endorsed hillary clinton for president. >> meanwhile, clinton's team says she will be back
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campaign trail tomorrow. president obama hit the road to make her case and to attack donald trump. kenneth has the details. >> presidential surrogate. >> hello, philly! >> president obama hit the campaign trail at a critical point in the race. hillary clinton recovering at home from pneumonia, under scrutiny for more questions about transparency. what sets hillary apart is that through it all, she just keeps on going. and she doesn't stop caring. and she doesn't stop trying. >> the president in battleground pennsylvania, taking on donald trump in philadelphia. >> this guy who spent 70 years on this earth showing no concern for working people. this guy is suddenly going to be your champion? >> eight weeks before election day and trump was at a new york city polling site on election day, but not to vote since only democrats were on the ballot.
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he then was hitting clinton for calling his supporter deplorable. >> i call you hard working american patriots. >> and trump's campaign attacked her for failing to disclose her pneumonia diagnosis sooner, saying she lied. just a few hours after the president, trump was in the philadelphia area with his daughter, ivanka, unveiling the child care plan which gives six weeks of maternity leave. >> strong bipartisan support. do you agree with that? >> the clinton campaign called trump's child care plan out of touch, half baked and insufficient. acid for the health of both candidates, their campaigns saying they are preparing to release more detailed records. and a follow-up for you this morning on a security scare for trump. at a rally in las vegas from june, a british man has now pleaded guilty for charges stemming from his attempted attack on the presidential nomin nominee.
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michael sanford tried to grab a policemen's gun to shoot trump. he did not get that gun. he pleaded guilty yesterday to a firearms charge and one other count. he could, however, spend about two years in prison and is almost certain to be deported the u.s.-backed cease-fire in syria appears to be holing, but not without issue. there have been about a dozen violations by rebel groups. this video of children on a playground in the city of aleppo was released. officials have yet to deliver humanitarian air to the city saying they're wait fog for assurances that they will not be harmed. back here in this country and to arizona, new details we're learning after that man drove through a group of police officers. the suspect is now facing attempted murder charges. officials describe the incident as intentional, but say the suspect appeared impaired by drugs or alcohol. clayton sandell shows us what happened. >> it began in the middle of the
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night, three phoenix talks just talking next to this police suv. what happens next is what the chief calls an unprovoked attack. a man in a red car who appears to be lying in wait suddenly revs the engine and appears to plow into the office. >> accelerates quickly, runs right over our police officers and into the store. >> a sergeant, an 18-year veteran, goes down with a broken leg. another officer dives out of the way. but a third cop goes flying, eight feet high. those are his legs in the air. he's 33 years old. it was his first day on the job. >> propelled into that glass. he has the gumption to go up, get back into the fight and take this guy into custody. unbelievable. a hero. > >> but the suspect isn't giving up. officers that were just run over now have to fight him on the ground, finally using a taser to help make the arrest. >> the senior is 44 jooerld mark lequan payne.
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one officer is still in the hospital, but all three are expected to be okay. as for the suspect, he's now charged with three counts of attempted murder and police say they're still looking for a motive. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. a u.s. official is calling it a smear campaign. hackers apparent targeted u.s. olympians. a russian spy group compromised its computer systems. the hackers posted confidential medical data and drug test results for u.s. athletes like serena and venus williams and gymnast simone biles alleging drug use. biles responded saying she takes medication for adhd and she's not afraid to let people know. the records themselves show the athletes were allowed to take the medications in question. and a north carolina senator is the first to call for an appeal of controversial house bill 2. it follows the ncaa's decision to pull seven championship events out of the state because of the so-called bathroom bill.
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mara barringer says she agrees with the concept, but not with the questions questions. a student from the university of north carolina is going public with claims that she was raped by a football player and the school mishandled the case. the student has not suspended from the school indefinitely. >> university of north carolina's sophomore, delaney robinson, coming forward claiming authorities allowed her rapist to go unpunished. >> my life has changed forever, while the person who assaulted me remains as a student, as a football player on this campus. >> robinson says after the assault, six months ago, she went straight to campus police who she says treated her like a suspect. >> what was i drinking, did i lead him on, had i hooked up with him before, do i often have one-night stands. >> she also claims investigators
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joked with her attacker, telling him not to worry and to keep playing football. >> this man raped me and the police told him not to sweat it. >> robinson taking matters into her own hands, using an unusual state law turn to go a magistrate who issued an arrest warrant for the tar heels football player for misdemeanor sexual assault. the action, prompting unc's athletic department to suspend the player who they identify as allen artis from the team. and the district attorney's office says they are still investigating the case and more serious charges are still possible. >> especially when you're waiting for lab results, sometimes it can take over a year. >> and if that football player is convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault, he could face up to five months in jail. meanwhile, the university of north carolina says it is deeply committed to the safety of its students, but because of privacy laws, it cannot comment on this case. lindsay janus, abc news, new york.
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florida's governor is urgeling its government to approve funding to battle the zika virus. a trial for a zika vaccine has started at the university of maryland school of medicine. and some news about blood pressure in older americans. a study finds about one in four in the medicare drug program are not taking their medications properly or at all. another study came to a similar conclusion with one in four prescriptions for the blood pressure medication never even being filled. 70% of u.s. adults age 65 and older have high blood pressure. let's switch to some sports now. it was a record setting night at the chicago white sox game on the south side. that had nothing to do with what was going on on the field. >> here's what's going on in the stands. there were dogs, lots of them all over the place. the sox called it bark in the
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park and it went down in history. >> that's because there were 1,122 dogs. some were really dressed up. it was certified by guinness as the new world record for the most dogs attending a sporting event. congratulations to the southsiders on that. >> i'm immediately reminded of that image of the dog in the stands who is staring at the guy's hot dog and not paying attention to what was going on in front of him. >> it looks like there's a dog fashion show. we should have been the red carpet commentary for this one. >> it is fashion week here in new york. coming up, dangerous high speed chase with a big rig. >> the team played out as the truck carrying hazardous materials led police on a chase across several freeways. and later, inside the world of fashion as all the world's top designers revealed their newest looks. we'll meet one designer and how he's merging the top designs and plus size models.
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every touch, gently intensified. a little touch is all it takes. k-y touch. some california highway patrol officers had a busy day as the driver of a stolen tractor trailer led them on a three-hour high speed chase speeding across several freeways in southern california, and the truck apparently belongs to a company that specializing in disposing of hazardous material. the driver did pull over and
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surrender, but did not want to go back to jail. nation's biggest mass transit system in new york and new jersey joined the move to shut off their galaxy note 7s. >> they are working on a new battery, but still refuse to issue an official recall. here's the latest. >> reporter: the new samsung note 7. it's the phone reports blamed for an explosion in this car. >> last thought in my head is that a brand new device is going to burn down my car. >> reporter: or going off on a nightstand. >> it was exploding, it shot pieces of whatever that was in the phone out. >> reporter: fuelling worries it ignites on a jet. an faa advisory prompting this. >> samsung galaxy note 7 phones are not to be charged on during the flight. >> reporter: now consumer advocates slam samsung, the
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company that makes the note 7 for not issuing an official u.s. government sanctioned recall of the phone. >> they are very dangerous. this is just not the way the process is supposed to work. >> reporter: samsung issued a recall, but watchdogs say without a u.s. agency doing it with them, consumers are still in danger. >> because you don't have an official recall, it's actually not illegal to sell one of these samsung phones. >> reporter: and the faa can't ban the device on planes. the key problem? the battery. samsung is quickly working to replace it. the consumer product safety commission is independently evaluating the battery to ensure the consumer will not be harmed. they said they are working with the cpnb to expedite an official recall, but no word on when that happens. in the meantime, people with the galaxy note 7 are advised to turn the phones off and exchange them right away for a new device. >> we also have public transportation systems like the mta, new jersey transit saying not to turn the phones on when
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you are traveling on trains and busses, and also say not to plug them in. >> yeah. absolutely. samsung stock getting a hit from this, down 10% since late august. >> thank you for that report. in the next half hour, storming the stage on "dancing with the stars" what we're finding out this morning about the two men who tried to rush olympian ryan lochte and what they told reporters on camera after being escorted out. first, the fashion designer blazing a new trail on the runway at new york fashion week with plus-sized models. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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it is fashion week in new york, and one designer is talk of the town for charting a new course down the runway. >> to millions of women who wear size 8 or larger, he's a godsend. we're "up all nightline." >> reporter: we went behind the scenes with the designer as he prepares for the ground breaking show. here in his showroom, the team puts the final touches on the collection. >> it is about 25 looks. we usually have three girls on the runway at a time, so it's about 50 looks. still seems like a lot of looks, but then the show is literally like eight minutes long. it's crazy. it's ten minutes for the show, but the look and the world of this lasts forever. >> at the casting call last week, there were models of every shape ask size. >> we saw like 450 girls and we only picked 30, 35. so 35 to 40 girls total for 52 looks. >> reporter: but most top designers still don't make
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clothes for larger women. stopping their sizes at 12, even though most american women are a size 14 or larger. >> it's totally engrained in our culture to dress as tall, skinny women. and we present them as being a fashion ideal. well, she's unrealistic. >> the fashion industry icon had enough. >> it is true that designers maintain that women larger than the size 12 can be more challenging to dress. i think it's a lot of poppycock. >> but he also markets with mass market retailers like payless. >> wear a thousand dollar dress with a $20 shoe. i love that idea. >> reporter: and lane bryant, which specializes in plus size clothing. why are you so inclusive? why is it important to you? >> celebrate as many people as you can, you never know your
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customer, who spends money on your clothes. >> reporter: sales of apparel size 14 and higher rose 17% in 2016 to $20.4 billion. but many retailers don't carry larger sizes. >> i'm willing to forgive the designers. where are the retailers on this? retailers have such power. they can say to designers, you will do this. you will execute this task, and you will do it well. get on board, people. >> reporter: christian siriano is definitely on board. his message of inclusiveness shining through. >> god, i'm so excited, so nice to be able to be in fashion week and have it be a show that's diverse with all sorts of sizes and all sorts of different girls. so, yeah, i'm honored and thrilled. >> reporter: for "nightline," new york. >> i love tim gunn, get on board, people. >> he is. he actually wrote this open letter on washington post talking about size discrimination and saying, come on, fashion industry, you should
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is going to start this wednesday mix with a little bit of politics and real estate and a little bit of american history. so out there in queens, there's a house, looks simple enough, doesn't it? nice home. >> yeah. >> there's a bit of history to it. this is apparently where donald trump spent a part of his childhood, where he was a baby. it's now for sale. price tag? what do you say? five bedrooms. brick and stucco. >> oh, $800,000. >> you heard the notes. >> i made it sound like i was thinking, didn't i? >> $849,000. the homeowners are hoping that because of the history that donald trump was a kid here in this home that they might be
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able to pull that off. they're getting a divorce, so they are hoping to sell the house. >> been on the market for more than a million before. goes up on the auction break before the election. a great story now about making lemonade, so to speak, a bride on the way to her own wedding with the bridal party in tow had a snafu when the limo got a flat tire. but the maid of honor says she was totally fine and figured, i got this. stood on the side of the road, and she hitchhiked. lucky for them, two minutes later, a guy named jay drove by with kids in the car and said let me drop off the kids, i'll be right back. brought the party over to the wedding, and they said the whole time the bride seemed happy, although they say, by the way, the champagne was flowing heavily in the limo. so that might be something to do with that. >> if you notice in the photos there, when she's hitchhiking, there was a glass, and it was an
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empty glass. >> and you notice the smile on her face, too. may or may not go together. they invited jay to the wedding, he said no thank you. but the consensus is jay was awesome. >> good guy, jay. apparently, kanye west's yeezy cleats are popular with athletes. and he's been gifting them to athletes. you may recall over the weekend the houston texans deandre hopkins, he wore them. apparently -- >> because i definitely noticed in football. >> exactly. that's what i noticed in this play when he got this touchdown. so apparently people will now be able to get their hands on these cleats, about 250 bucks. yeah, happy birthday. >> all right. now we heard of scardey cats, but this is literal. this is herman, who looks terrified all the time. his owner says he's just special. he requires some attention for his big eyes, but worth it.
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this morning on "world news now," a hacking scandal hits team usa. olympic gold medalists made this morning on "world news now," a hacking scandal hits team usa. olympic gold medalists made health history now made public due to a security breach at the world anti-doping agency. and on the campaign trail, hillary clinton's campaign announcing when she will hit the road again, this as donald trump avoids discussing his rival's health. president obama steps in going after donald trump on hillary clinton's behalf. with a fresh round of new digs at the republican. and new this half hour, what we are learning about the two anti-ryan lochte protesters who stormed the stage on ""dancing with the stars." >> what they told the cameras after being thrown from the building, and what the olympic gold medallist's dance partner says about the frightening ordeal. america's top colleges, latest rankings are just in. we'll tell you who came out on
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top this year. but do rankings matter when it coming to being true to your school? >> i don't think so. >> we'll see how are how our alma maters did on this wednesday, september 14th. >> rankings. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> looking through it. >> must be a mistake. we'll get to those. >> good morning to you all, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. we're going to start this half hour with the hacking of american athletes' medical records. >> the world anti-doping agency confirms the systems were compromised and the cyber crooks are a group known as fancy bears who promise more will be made public. brian ross has more. >> reporter: u.s. officials calling it a smear, posting of medical records for top u.s. olympic athletes. >> superstar gymnast, simone
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biles. venus and serene ya williams and alain na deladon. the documents apparent from the world doping agency says the players did can use prohibited medications on the drug list, but that in each case, they had received approval for therapeutic use and have not sought to keep it secret trt testing agency. >> this is not cheating. this is u.s. athletes playing by the rules, playing by the book. >> reporter: unlike the case with russia which had more than 100 of its athletes banned from this year's olympics because of illegal drug use. and officials point the finger of blame at russia whose hackers broke into the computers of the democratic national committee. >> russians use hacking to discredit their enemies and to change public perception, and they don't care if everyone knows they are doing it. >> reporter: at least one of the athletes is taking it in stride. the basketball star recovering from surgery in the hospital wrote, i'd like to thank the
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hackers for telling the world i legally take a prescription for a condition i've been diagnosed, thanks, guys, she says. brian ross, abc news. politics, new york's attorney general is investigating donald trump's foundation. eric snyderman says his office is conduct a broad inquiry of the charity looking into whether it broke new york laws governing nonprofits. trump's campaign slams the investigation calling the ag a partisan hack who endorsed hillary clinton. overnight, we got new evidence that colin powell, former secretary of state, is no fan of donald trump. buzzfeed reports they obtained some of powell's personal e-mails from dc leaks, and he tells a former aide that trump is a national disgrace and what's worse, he has no sense of shame. powell calls trump's support of the birther movement racist and says he does not deny anything in the reportedly hacked e-mails. on the campaign trail, president obama took the case
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for hillary clinton. clinton at home recovering from pneumonia, the president praised her toughness saying clinton is not a quitter and attacked donald trump for promise to go be a fighter for working class americans. >> he spent his life trying to stay away from working people, and now this guy's going to be the champion of working people? huh? i mean, he wasn't going to let you on his golf course. >> the president accused trump of going on russian state tv to talk down about america's military and curry favor with vladimir putin. clinton's campaign will resume tomorrow with a visit to north carolina. >> as for donald trump, he is talking up his child care plan calling for six weeks paid maternity leave for mothers who do not get the benefit at work currently. trump hs a campaign stop today in ohio. he was sfumping in hotly confested states yesterday.
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>> reporter: hillary clinton is off the trail, and donald trump is taking full advantage, sprinting through two key battleground states. >> i consider it a great phenomena if we win november 8th. that's what i consider. >> reporter: trump didn't mention hillary clinton home with pneumonia or the fact she concealed her diagnosis for two days. >> i just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal. >> reporter: but trump's campaign manager, kellyanne conway attacking her for withholding medical information until video showed her nearly collapsing as she was helped into the van on 9/11. >> why did she lie to everyone and conceal such an important fact for two days. >> reporter: but in the same interview, conway questioned how much health information trump himself should reveal. >> i don't know why we need such extensive medical reporting when we all have a right to privacy. >> reporter: so far, all he's released is a four paragraph letter from his doctor admitting he wrote it in five minutes. >> you got a medical report on me that meets the same standards
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as mitt romney and barack obama. donald trump's doctor said he would be the healthiest president in history. that's just not even serious. >> reporter: in an interview, trump pledged to release more information. >> now that you ask, i think i will. >> you will? >> yeah. >> reporter: trump says he had a physical last week. today, the republican nominee will sit down with tv's dr. oz, presumably to go over the results. but don't expect a grilling. >> i'm not going to ask you questions he doesn't want to have answered. >> reporter: donald trump appears with ivanka for the first time since convention and worked on policies they're going to talk about to appeal to women voters, one, a guaranteed paid six weeks maternity leave for the moms whose employers do not offer that benefit. the clinton campaign already responding about some of these plans saying it is half baked, out of touch and that the numbers simply don't add up. abc news, pennsylvania. a suspect charged with attempted murder for hitting three phoenix police officers with his vehicle.
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the incidence caught on surveillance camera. and you can see that red car appearing to drive right into the officers as they stood outside a gas station. the suspect was identified as 44-year-old mark payne, and police say he may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol at the time. overseas now, taiwan and china brace for the strongest typhoon of the year. they are hitting taiwan right now and expected to make a direct hit on china later today. the storm is bringing winds up to 230 miles per hour along with heavy rain. it's the strongest storm anywhere on earth so far this year. there was stormy weather in florida yesterday morning ahead of tropical storm julia. the weather system spawned this tornado yesterday in barefoot bay. more than 3 inches of rain have fallen so far. >> and the main concern about julia is heavy rain. that's the main threat from the newly formed tropical storm. >> paul is here with the latest on that. good morning, paul. >> good morning to you, diane and kendis. we have a bit of a different thing happening this morning.
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we have a newly named tropical storm julia, named after reaching land, but we still have the eastern side of the eye when was named a tropical storm with winds at about 45 to 50 miles per hour for the naming of the system. now we're concerned about it moving northwest with significant rain that's going to cover from jacksonville up to savannah, georgia, and 12 inches of rain curtesy of the newly issued tropical storm. diane, kendis. >> our thanks to paul there. apple's rollout of its new operating system has been anything but smooth. some of the first users to download ios10 found their iphones and ipads no longer working. apple says the problem was quickly resolved. those who found their devices bricked by the update had to plug them into a computer and run the latest version of itunes. u.s. news and world report is out with its list of best colleges. number one is princeton. harvard came in second.
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>> university of chicago and yale are tied for third. columbia and stanford share number five. >> my alma mater, boston college, ranked 31st among national universities and 41 among best valued schools. >> so state university of new york has to be somewhere between number four and boston college at 31. >> negative. try again. >> tied for 44th among regional universities in the north. >> oh. >> and among those -- >> but -- >> among the schools, it's tied for 12th among top public schools. >> that's a lot of categories. >> it's -- >> how many? >> buried -- >> can you take a diagram of that for me, please. north and within -- >> north regional tied at 12th among the 44th. >> go eagles. what's your mascot? >> go lakers. we don't have a mascot. >> no mascot?
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>> no. >> oh. >> but what great alum we have. >> there is that. >> thanks. >> great day. >> it was obviously written by a harvard grad. all right. coming up, details surfacing in monday night's frightening storming of the stage on "dancing with the stars," and what the anti-lochte protesters are now saying as lochte's dance partner opens up in an impassioned first-person article describing the ordeal. hoping to buy a luxury yacht? hirery potter author j.k. rowling wants to hear from you. we'll tell you why in "the skinny." you're watching "world news now." "world news now weather" brought to you by 23andme.com. by 23andme.com.
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so this happened during the so this happened during the allentown marathon in pennsylvania. organizers say norfolk southern promised not to run trains during the race, but the race is important here. it's a qualifier for the boston marathon, and waiting for the train added about nine minutes to runners' times. some runners were so frustrated they jumped between cars. organizers are going to have a talk with the boston marathon officials about adjusting runners' times. >> i would have welcomed that, oh, no, i need a break, how unfortunate. i would definitely be running. new details this morning on that bizarre moment when protesters storm the stage of "dancing with the stars." >> yes. we are hearing from those two men who tried to rush 12-time olympic medalist ryan lochte. >> reporter: olympic swimmer, ryan lochte, still breathless after his foxtrot when the show
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abruptly cuts to commercial. here's what you didn't see. two men in anti-lochte shirts rushed the dance floor. >> excuse me. >> reporter: now, this dance floor is surprisingly small. those two men made it right to ryan lochte and cheryl burke within seconds. that's when security guards tackled them, bringinging them down right around here. the audience and cast and crew unsure at first whether it was part of the act. >> it wasn't a bit. it was -- it was really unnerving. >> reporter: the lapd arresting the two protesters. they said they were angry after lochte was caught lying about vandalizing this gas station during the rio olympics. >> our purpose is to get the message out that lochte is a coward, liar, and under brazilian law, a criminal. >> reporter: they were both charged with misdemeanor trespassing and released on $1,000 bail. >> the host of the show said both men were screened in order
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to be allowed to sit in the audience. surprised at that. >> and the studio there, it's a very secure lot. it's a huge lot, in fact, actually, so surprised they got in there. >> they are assuming there was another shirt covering the anti-lochte t-shirts they were wearing. when we come back, what lochte's dance partner is now saying about the whole ordeal. >> team coverage, next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ we're going to start the skinny with the fallout from the security scare on the stage of "dancing with the stars." >> ryan's dance partner speaks out about what happened after the protesters stormed the stage as well as what happened after. >> burke wrote an article for "people" online saying ryan was on the verge of tears as they abruptly cut to the commercial break. she said he injured his ankle slightly as one of the protesters were tackled by security. >> after the show, she says she comforted lochte's mother, who was crying, telling her ryan is a great guy and i have his back 100%. >> closing the article saying "dancing with the stars" should never be the source of hate. it's a hate-free zone, about
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celebrating dance and making people happy. >> what do you think about having a hate-free zone to dance in? >> isn't that what this is? >> not if you check out the social media response. >> no, there is a lot of hate based on our dance moves. there you have it. hopefully that's the last of the lochte story. >> we'll find out. bradley cooper makes a confession on "ellen." >> and the first lady rocked it as a co-host on yesterday's episode as ellen took her shopping at a cvs to help ease her re-entry into normal life from the white house. now the real surprise for mrs. obama came from surprised guest bradley cooper. >> the state dinner -- >> yeah. >> technically -- >> that counts. >> of course. >> i had just done "american sniper," and the tuxedo, i only had one. it didn't fit. and i was so nervous that it
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would rip, so i decided at the last minute to 86 the underwear. >> because, you know, if it should rip, it's better to not have underwear on. >> for us. it's good for us, right, ladies? >> you may recall those tux pants. cooper famously described that night as crazy town night. he says they were so tight he found himself greeting people while staying seated because he could barely stand up in them. >> can you imagine a lenny kravitz moment? >> i would think bradley cooper has just an entire closet full of lots of suits and tuxedos or people that could handle that type of thing. >> apparently not. next, j.k. rowling suffering buyer's remorse. it's costing her $9 million. >> the author is set to take a $9 million loss on the 156-foot luxury yacht she bought from johnny depp eight months ago. for $29 million. >> it's a nice yacht. it requires a crew of nine, though, and features five cabins that can sleep ten guests. >> in addition to the bedrooms,
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there's a spacious dining room, entertaining area, and relaxation rooms. >> rowling has now listed the vessel for a cut rate deal of just $20 million, but she didn't giving a reason for the prompt sale. >> don't worry, the $9 million loss will barely put a didn't in her estimated $1 billion net worth. >> she can handle it. >> maybe she thinks she needs a bigger boat. >> i believe so, perhaps. finally, broadway is getting set for the arrival of "ground hog day". >> not the actual day. but the new musical adaptation of the bill murray love very classic. it's currently wrapping up its critically acclaimed premier in london at the old vick theater. >> "groundhog day," no casting for the production has been announced, but andy carl, the american stage veteran, has been winning rave reviews in london for his bill murray role could be a shoo-in to lead the role.
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♪ gmail. >> solitaire making a comeback. >> solitaire and gmail. was myspace not popular? >> what else is making a comeback? >> what? >> christian grey, baby. back with a vengeance. >> the teaser for the installment of "fifty shades of grey" has been released. and it's tantalizing fans
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leaving them lusting for more. ♪ >> reporter: "50 shades" is back and this time, it's darker. >> this time, no rules, no punishments, and no more secrets. >> reporter: the trailer for the highly anticipated sequel dropping, but despite "fifty shades of grey's" success in 2015, the critically acclaimed film won five razzies. fans already crazy in love with the sneak peek, tweeting their excitement. you're lying to yourself if you think "fifty shades darker" looks good and nothing tops this. the sexy thrilling hits the screen just in time for valentine's day. >> so many fans and reviewers are less than thrilled with the teaser.
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>> the gq snarky twitter headline reads, get ready for carefully staged fake intercourse. >> but actress robin lee could barely contain her excitement tweeting o-m-g, you guys, o-m-g, o-m-g, it's really happening. and another tweet simply, can i be february 2017, please? >> very excited, huh? so february 10, 2017 is when it hits theaters, and the questions now remaining from the trailer, what's in the box? >> oh. >> why are there photos of anna everywhere. >> why did they remake "crazy in love"? >> why is anna wearing clothes in the shower? >> we know what -- >> it's another version of crazy in love. >> do you like it? >> yeah. this is "abc's world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. ming insomniacs for
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making news in america this morning, donald trump's foundation now under investigation. overnight the trump campaign responds, plus leaked e-mails from colin powell blasts the republican nominee. all as hillary clinton announces when she'll be back on the trail. we're live in washington. tracking the tropics, a new storm forming overnight and the system already impacting the united states. plus, another massive storm system that's being called the largest in years. an abc news exclusive. one-on-one with apple ceo tim cook. he's defending the company's newest product after getting an earful for the airpods. and we can call it a daredevil here. tries a dangerous jump, a nearly 200-foot plunge off a waterfall.

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