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scaffolding scaffolding on a high tower in taiwan collapsed at megi, a typhoon, left the country today. it toppled trees and four killed and hundreds injured.
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scientists announced the world's first baby born from a new technique that combines dna from three people. the baby boy and his parents were treated this mexico by an american medical team. >> his dna came from mom and dad, but one piece of the mother's dna was swapped out for that of an eeg donor. the technique was created to prevent the child tr developing his mother's fatal developmental disorder. a man who says he spent more than a week at sea after his fishing boat sank is now talking with the coast guard. >> but after searching more than 62,000 square nautical miles, the search for his mother has been called off. elizabeth hur >> reporter: relief and has the latest. gratitude from family and friends who call this an answer to their prayers. 22-year-old nathan carman
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finally back on line after spending a week lost at sea on an inflatable raft. >> we are ecstatic. we are excited. >> i was thrilled they found him, and i was devastated that linda was not with him. >> reporter: a family friend reported the two missing after the mother and son left for a fishing trip on september 18th and failed to return. the coast guard says rescuers searched for days to no avail then this past sunday, nathan was picked up by a tiny freighter off martha's vineyard. the 22-year-old told authorities his mother disappeared when the fishing boat sank. >> when the boat started taking on off. he got the life raft, went looking for his mom and could not find her. >> one prayer answered, waiting on the second one. >> reporter: despite the search being suspended, friends are still praying for a miracle. now abc reports he is asperger's, and the family will be present for any future interviews with authorities. coast guard officials say their focus now is lernling everything they can from nathan to see if
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any changes to their search and rescue efforts are necessary to make sure this doesn't happen again. kendis and diane. >> thanks to elizabeth. in the next half hour, new revelations in the death of miami marlins pitcher jose fernandez. what we're now learning about the tragic boat accident over the weekend and the haunting text messages sent among his friends during his final hours. but first, the tsa canine named after a falling firefighter who is being given a new leash on life after retirement. we'll tell you what's next for this very special dog. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ nearly 200 specially trained bomb sniffing dogs patrol
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security checkpoints at more than 35 airports all across the country. >> but this morning, there's four fewer paws patrolling jfk international. as we find out from kimberly richardson. >> my wife is in love with him, my children are in love with him, i'm in love with him. there's no way i could not have him. >> reporter: all that love for this 7-year-old black lab. >> we call it marriage, you get married to your dog. you're with him more than any other person in your life. >> reporter: together 24/7, but life changed for christopher nathan and his partner, the k-9 that's officially retired. he will soon get a replacement dog, but has chosen to adopt this 58-pound charmer. >> now when i leave the house in the morning with the other one, he's going to be, why are you leaving me, daddy? it's like dropping your child off at nursery school for the first day. i'm going to cry. >> reporter: as part of the explosive detection unit,
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stiller named after steven stiller, the brooklyn firefighter who died september 11, 2001, was honored. working behind the scenes, working all acres at jfk, 10 1/2 hour shift, active for about hour, and then takes a break. >> the nose is their strongest organ. if you are running on a treadmill, how long can you do it for? then you need to rest. >> reporter: here he is in action. a test. we planted a substance that could be found in a bomb. within seconds, stiller sits. something's there. >> he doesn't know he found an explosive. all he knows is easing going to get his toy. >> reporter: a squeaky yellow ball. he sees it as an exhausting game of hide and seek. >> you don't see them for hours. they have to have their down time. completely. >> reporter: so what's next for stiller? it's not what you think. retirement looks much different when you're dealing with a dog of this caliber.
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>> i'm going to have to wean him down, and then try to give him a new purpose. >> reporter: possibly a therapy dog. but for now, it's job well done for this man's best friend. kimberly richardson, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> the tsa is always looking for good new homes for these retired explosive dogs, but they do warn they're not always a good fit for every home. because the dogs -- the breeds are chosen, so they're considered very driven but very active. >> yep. >> while their training pays off in this work, it doesn't always translate to being well-trained when living in a home. >> indeed. typically, i guess, you see this one is a lab, but typically german short hair pointers, german shepherd german shepherds, and lab door retrievers, of course. >> and most of them live in kennels when they're doing this type of work, not a home.
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♪ we've had so many stories about police and community interaction, and this one in ohio is really, really fascinating and touching. follow me on this. 3:00 a.m. sunday, this guy, mark ross, finds out his teenage sister was tragically killed in a car accident. he and a buddy get in a car to go to the family members and to the scene. they get pulled over for speeding. understandably why they're speeding after getting that news by a state trooper. ross had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest. so he thinks he will be arrested. he explains what happened, and the officer volunteers to actually drive them 100 miles to michigan to be closer to the family. >> so he escorted them so they
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could get there faster? >> yeah. so you see here, this is ross and the officer. officer robertson there, a state highway patrol sergeant in ohio, and after the fact, ross posted this. it has been shared 117,000 times. understandably. >> wow. >> great story. all right, i want to introduce you to leah gomez. she is 6 years old of san antonio, texas. and leah had some pretty strong opinions for what she wanted for her birthday party. >> uh-huh. >> turn my birthday into a lifestyle, which that lifestyle she wanted centered around drake. so mom went all out throwing her a drake themed birthday party. there's drake balloons, drake invitation and a custom-themed drake cake. >> look at the balloons. she's 6 years old and into drizzy. >> yeah. she, like i said, determined on what she wanted here.
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photos from the party have garnered more than 6,000 retweets. other people were a fan. >> forget the cartoon parties. yes, going straight for drake. all right. this is sort of like a sad and happy story at the same time. i want to introduce you to the world's loneliest shelter dog. >> oh. >> look at that guy there. >> oh. >> freya. rejected 18,720 times. >> what? >> yeah. okay. so dubbed the world's loneliest dog. film director, michael bay, read an article about the terrier who spent the first six years of her life in animal rescue in united kingdom. gave her a role in "transformers 5" alongside anthony hopkins. there, there's the shooting of the movie. a family adopted her afterwards. >> yeah! she's going home! >> yeah. >> all right, ending with some
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this morning on "world news now," breaking news, a passing of a true witness to history. former israeli leader, shimon peres, winner of the nobel peace prize, passed away, rebuilding his country in a 60-year career in politics. reactions coming in. debate aftershock for the presidential candidates, donald trump is touting victory in a record viewing showdown with clinton. clint canon saying she won, as well. pleas for safety, this comes moments before jose fernandez and friends got into that boat. plans are now in place for a final good-bye. later in the skinny, who was ousted on "dancing with the stars," and we go backstage on this wednesday, september 28th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. we are going to start with that breaking news coming in from overseas, and it is the passing of the nobel laureate, shimon peres. >> he died at 93 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. he was one of the most admired leaders and last surviving links to the country's founders. we have reaction from the white house in moments, but first, elizabeth hur has a look back at his remarkable life. ♪ >> reporter: shimone peres, israel's longest serving politician, first entering the israeli parliament in 1959. he was a political survivor, and survived five different political factions. born in 1923 in poland, he immigrated to the british mandate of palestine, grew up in a left wing dynast movement, his first taste of politics.
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protoe shay to israel's first prime minister, peres was given the job of building up israel's new defense forces. he was also the architect of the controversial nuclear program of the 1960s. he served the first of two brief spells of prime minister in the 1980s. but over the years, he held the top jobs and established himself as one of israel's most widely respected spokesman. in 1992, he started talks with the plo and yasser arafat, a peace negotiation that developed into the oslo peace process. the signing on the white house lawn, colleague and rivals by his side, a pinnacle of his career. the nobel peace prize followed for both men. in 2007, this elder statesman of israel was elected the country's ninth president, a ceremonial position, but a fitting end to six decades of public service.
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peres retired in 2014 as the world's oldest head of state and remained one of israel's most popular public figures, spending his final years dedicated to promoting peace. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. president obama among the many world leaders praising shimon peres. >> calling him the essence of israel itself and said a light has gone out, but the light he gave us will burn forever on. george h.w. bush says he inspired the world over and paved a path for peace. to the aftershocks from the historic presidential debate. >> hillary clinton grills donald trump about the microphone and the former beauty queen he's accused of body shaming is making her rounds on tv. here's david wright. >> reporter: if you want to know how the debate went, you might judge from the candidates themselves. hillary clinton upbeat in a rally in north carolina. >> did anybody see that debate last night?
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[ cheers and applause ] oh, yeah! one down, two to go. >> reporter: in florida, trump was all smiles, too. >> last night was very exciting, and almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked hillary clinton. big lead. big league. >> reporter: and he spent a lot of energy complaining the moderator didn't give him a fair shake saying this on fox news. >> i had some hostile questions, my microphone was terrible. i wonder, was it set up that way on purpose? >> anyone complaining about the microphone is not having a good night. >> reporter: clinton hit trump with the story of this woman. >> where did you find this? her name is lisa machado.
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>> miss venezuela. >> reporter: age 19 was a venezuelan contestant in the miss universe pageant. the year? 1996. trump's first year in charge of the pageant, but her reign was a troubled one. >> maybe i was not the model he had in his head. i don't know. but he was really rude with me. >> referee: mr. achado gaped weight, and trump didn't like that. he even went on howard stern to talk about it. >> she gained about 55 pounds in a period of nine months. she was an eating machine. >> how did she do that? >>. >> she was like an eating machine 37 >> reporter: trump mounted a public campaign to help her lose weight. clinton's attacks won't help him, particularly with latino voters and women. >> he called this woman miss piggy. then he called her miss housekeeping because she was latina.
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>> reporter: the clintons are masters at the dark arts of opposition research. while this may have been an effective attack, it risks circling back on the attacker too because this was politics as usual straight out of the textbooks. clinton, herself, said one down, two to go, this is only round one. i'm david wright in new york. >> there were several interesting numbers that emerged from monday night's debate. >> the trump's total speaking time was roughly 45 minutes, three minutes longer than clinton's. he interrupted her 39 times compared to nine interruptions from her. >> yeah. what we found in the course of one particular two-minute response, trump interrupted clinton nine times. that's once every 12 seconds. interesting numbers coming out of the debate. moving on now to being one step closer to a government shutdown at the senate blocked a stopgap funding measure. 10 republicans joined democrats in voting down the measure, meaning a shutdown could have come this weekend. the bill would have funded the fight against zika. democrats want to address flint,
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michigan's water crisis. republican leaders say they will focus on flint after the election. dozens more died in the city of aleppo following a stepped up bombing campaign by the russians and syria government. at least a thousand residents have been killed so far in indiscriminate air strikes that the u.n. says may amount to a war crime. many homes were reduced to rubble by clust ur bombs, which are designed to maximize injuries and witnesses say so-called bunker buster bombs were used on people in underground shelters. north carolina had more than protesters on tuesday. a suspicious package forced evacuation of headquarters. >> it was placed in a robot before taking to a remote location tuesday night. they said it contained a cell phone, a flashlight, and a bolt. protesters gathered in southern california after police shot and kill a black man near san diego. authorities say the 30-year-old
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was acting erratically and pointed something at officers. the officers say it was not a gun. two officers involved in the incident have been placed on administrative leave. a fast moving wildfire forced hundreds of californians from their home. the loma fire destroyed more than 2200 acres and at least one structure. the fire is aided by the hot and dry conditions there, and the fact this area hasn't had a wildfire in decades so there's lots of brush to burn through. most people in the u.s. retire in their 60s or so, but for one avon representative, add about 30 years to that and keep that clock running. >> you have to see this woman. 94-year-old opal greene has been selling the company's products in nebraska for more than 50 years. most of the customers come to her now. now, rather than waiting for her to go door-to-door, of course, but she makes occasional deliveries. greene averages at least $10,000 in sales a year.
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that's pretty impressive, and she says she loves interacting with all the people. >> it's just a way of life. it's what kept me going with the blessing from the good lord. i feel that i've been blessed every day, and this is part of it. >> since greene became an avon lady in 1962, she survived a plane crash, a brain aneurysm, and colon cancer and last year, a major auto accident. >> she's not going anywhere. >> what's in that cream? >> i don't know. she looks fantastic. i would love opal's secret. >> she does. >> she still likes doing thing in an old-school manner, but her daughter-in-law helps her with the computer orders, and she has 50 people, filling orders for them every two weeks. >> i love she says no one ever will see her without makeup. >> it's working for you. keep it going. she's, by the way, won a lot of avon awards, but what's interesting is the company says she's one of the oldest active
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sales people in avon history. >> one of the oldest? >> precisely. one of. who are the others? >> opal's, like, i'm hanging on. i'm taking them out. >> i have faith in her. >> yes. coming up in the skinny, lindsey lohan in a place you wouldn't expect. plus, that final attempt to keep the young baseball star, jose fernandez, off the water, and what the marlins are now planning. the new lifelong link between a teacher and her student. talk about going above and beyond. first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by mypillow.
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look at this scene. visibility limited last night in the phoenix area. the dust storm was blown up by a thunderstorm with winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour. it slowed traffic on interstates 8 and 10. dust is expected to settle overnight. learning new details this morning about the tragic boat accident that killed miami marlins pitcher jose fernandez over the weekend. >> text messages indicate a growing accepts of worry among his friends in his final hours. >> reporter: a series of text messages are helping to explain what led to the speedboat crash that killed marlins' pitcher, jose fernandez and two of his friends. the messages are between eddie, with him at the time, and will, a friend in town, begging them not to go out on the boat. try to keep him close to the shore if you go out. trust me, it's not my time yet. i know, but try to keep jose cool and tell him what i said.
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friends tell us that jose was upset and needed company. >> they got a capsized vessel, by the way. >> reporter: a popular miami bar and restaurant right next to a dock confirmed fernandez and his friends were there shortly before the crash. ♪ >> reporter: at the game against the mets, it was clear the all-star pitcher who escaped from cuba would be missed. first at bat, dee gordon, hit a home run, and ran the bases in tears. >> every time i see his number and name, i just keep hearing his voice. >> reporter: now come the funerals. the marlins are holding a public sendoff from the ball park and a private mass held for the family on thursday. abc news, atlanta. >> chilling seeing those text messages. >> like they almost had a premonition. >> yeah, yeah, and a sad one. fernandez, you know, developed a romance with his girlfriend, maria arrias and she became
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pregnant just weeks into their relationship. and he posted a photo saying how excited -- >> not the birth, but announcing they were expecting. >> yeah, yeah. >> all right. a lot more to get to the bottom of exactly what happened that night. now, when we come back, who got booted from the dance floor last night? and what lindsay lohan is up to. it may surprise you. the skinny's next. world news now continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ and we're going to start this wednesday morning's skinny with the big night in the ballroom on "dancing with the stars." >> if you missed monday's episode before or after the debate, no worries. we have a recap of last night plus another hour. >> a bonus hour. so the best faceoff of the night was the classic waltz with calvin and lindsey scoring 32 out of 40, the biggest score of the evening. >> wow. >> that was from the first night of competition. >> both vanilla ice and rick perry tried their best, but the judges were not impressed. in the end, it was perry and his
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partner who were given the boot. perry, apparently, said no hard feelings. >> my daughter's getting married the 15th of october, but i promise you i'll look good on the dance floor for her, and i'm doing it for all the veterans out there, and i hope everyone finds a great veterans cause to help these guys. we have one call advance the colors, i hope everyone will go take a look at. thank you, guys. >> his daughter marries the 15th of october, he knew he was going to be gone by then. he was already planling. >> trying to train, right? pull out new moves at the wedding. >> we'll see. or hurt somebody. >> by the way, next week, week four, head judge, you saw him there, lynn goodman, will be absent from the ballroom to fulfill a commitment as head judge on britain's strictly come dancing, but he assures us he'll be well-informed of what's going on. >> his sources will communicate back to him. next, what lindsay lohan is doing about the crisis in syria.
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>> the 30-year-old actress distracting herself from a recent breakup spending time with syrian refugees in turkey. she paid a visit to an istanbul hospital that's home to a refugee family from aleppo. >> the "mean girl" star shared photos on instagram with her followers from this family. >> she said she grew especially close to heah, whose mother left the family after they migrated to turkey. >> lohan used the visit as a message to all americans about the refugee crisis saying, we should do more starting today. so hollywood legend, warren beatty, coming clean about his notorious image. >> in his first interview in nearly two decades, he tells "aarp" in the latest cover story the rumor he slept with 13,000 women is not only incorrect, he says it's mathematically impossible. >> so it's 11,000 women?
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>> he's not saying. >> he's not saying. >> the veteran actor dated many before marrying for the first time at the age of 54, tying the knot with annette benning with whom he shares four children. >> he said, quote, think about it, sleeping with 12,775 people would not be just multiple people per day, but no repetition, so, like 10,000. >> he's right on the no repetition thing. all right. so 10,000. >> all right, finally, the new king and queen of comedy. >> talking about kevin hart named by forbes magazine as the world's highest paid comedian knocking jerry seinfeld off the list for the first time in a decade. last year, hart earned $87.5, million, roughly double what seinfeld earned. after playing more than 100 shows with a gross of a million bucks per stop. >> and amy schumer is now the first woman to break into the
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but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ♪ some teachers are often criticized for their work, others showered in praise by students and parents for going above and beyond the call of duty. >> it's hard work as it is, but one teacher in madison, wisconsin is called a miracle worker this morning after saving the life of one of her young students. it's a great story. here's abc's david muir. >> reporter: last october, this 4-year-old became ill very
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quickly. she was diagnosed with a rare auto immune disease, causing her kidneys to fail. she needed a new kidney to survive. a nationwide search, but no donors found. lila's mother, dina, set up this meeting. she thought she was there to tell her teacher about her daughter's need, but that teacher already knew. she'd been tested, passing the note across the table, writing, soon, a little piece of me will be with lyla forever. i'm lyla's kidney donor. >> you are? are you kidding me? oh, my gosh. >> this is how that teacher described that moment. >> one of the most emotional days being able to tell somebody that i was going to save their child's life. >> reporter: lyla's mom sharing on facebook, many people think teachers are heros, but she is more than a hero.
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she is our miracle. that teacher and new student about to take on this fight together. david muir, abc news, new york. >> now, the family had actually been looking for a donor for nearly a year. they had no idea throughout this process, the teacher was going ahead getting tested to see if she was a match. >> it was wonderful she was finally able to, and even after this wonderful moment, mom said she was sitting on this news, incredible news, for nearly a week, and she was so happy to finally share it with so many of her friends and family members on facebook. oh. and now that teacher, beth batista, she's trying to use this, you know, obviously not only to contribute to lyla and her family in such a way, but she's now hoping the story and how much it's made rounds can help impact other people and persuade other people to become living donors, as well. >> garnered 51,000 views. >> don't miss our updates on wnnfans.com. >> this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here's the top headlines we're following for you on "world news now." nobel peace prize winner and former israeli leader, shimon peres with, died at age 93 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. president obama among many world leaders praising peres saying he changed the course of human history. >> hundreds of homes evacuated in northern california because of a raging wildfire south of san jose. one home already has been destroyed and another damaged. the flames are unusually high because the brush is so dry. another deadly police shooting is under investigation. police near san diego killed a man they said acted erratically before pointing an object at officers allegedly. the police say the object was not a gun. the fbi released a new photo of the men they are looking for in connection with a pressure
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cooker bomb left in new york city. the two men removed the bombs from a piece of luggage. those are the top stories on this wednesday, september 28th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. we begin this half hour with the race to the white house. they're in the home stretch now following the first debate watched by a record 84 million people. >> just incredible numbers there, just about 41 days to go, and after celebrating her debate performance at a rally in north carolina, hillary clinton picks up an important endorsement today from john warner and heads to new hampshire with bernie sanders at her side. donald trump is claiming victory and threatening to get more personal when they face off again in less than two weeks. >> almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked hillary clinton. i watched her very carefully,
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and i was also holding back. i didn't want to do anything to embarrass her, but i watched her, and she was stuck in the past. >> and the past is apparently coming back to haunt trump after clinton accused him of body shaming a former miss universe. >> in an attempt to defend himself, trump made more comments about the beauty queen's weight, but last night the campaign said allegations were baseness and unsubstantiated. here's more now. >> reporter: hillary clinton boarded her campaign plane and walked back to meet reporters. >> are you concerned that donald trump will not show up for the next debate? are you concerned? >> well, i'm going to show up if i'm the only person on stage. well, you know, i'm the only person >> one of the worst things he said, he called this woman miss piggy. on stage then he called her ms. . housekeeping because she was latina. donald, she has a name.
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>> where did you find this? >> her name is alicia machado, and she has become a u.s. citizen and you can bet -- >> oh, really? >> -- she's going to vote this november. >> reporter: minutes later, the campaign tweeted this video -- >> you are the new miss universe. >> reporter: alicia machado's story. the venezuelan beauty queen who won the miss universe pageant and then gained trump's ridicule. >> she weighed 118 pounds or 117 and went up to 160 or 170. so this is somebody that likes to eat. >> reporter: she says he ordered her to work out for the cameras, publicly mocking her again and men as he did in this 1997 howard stern interview unearthed by buzz feed. >> she was an eating machine, she ate a lot of everything. >> reporter: machado, now an instant cause celebs. but clinton couldn't walk away
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from reporters on the plane without making one final dig at donald trump. >> anybody who complains about the microphone is not having a good night. >> reporter: they think they energized her base with the debate, especially with those comments, but they want to move beyond the base into battleground states. clinton and top surrogates this week alone will hit nine battleground states. cecelia vega, raleigh, north carolina. the father of the new york city bombing suspect reveals new details about his son. mohammed ra haemmy rahami tells abc's brian ross the younger rahami became increasingly secr secretive, even as far as putting a lock on his bedroom door. >> sometimes my grandson, he went to his room, and he's complaining about that. >> maintaining no one in his family had any idea about what he was allegedly planning, and he never saw him with bomb components or a gun.
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rahami is still recovering from gunshot wounds in a new jersey hospital. you can see more of brian ross's interview this morning on "good morning america." and terrorism is taking center stage today on capitol hill, as congress attempts to override a presidential veto that would have allowed families to sue the saudi government over alleged ties to terrorism. abc has the latest. >> reporter: it's an emotional showdown pitting president obama against congress and families of the 9/11 victims. the president vetoed a bill allowing 9/11 families to sue saudi arabia in u.s. court. that decision a blow to families like terry stradus. her husband, tom, was working on the 104th floor in the tower of the world trade center on september 11th, 2001. >> we have been fighting for this for over a decade for justice for the murder of our loved ones. >> reporter: today, congress
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takes its first step to override that veto with a vote in the senate followed by a vote in the house later this week. two-thirds majority is needed, and if successful, turns bill into law giving president obama his first veto override. five of the 19 hijackers were citizens of saudi arabia, but there was no evidence that senior saudi officials funded the attacks. the bill passed unanimously this summer, a rare point of agreement alongside a divided congress. president obama found himself alone, and there were letters written to sustain the veto claiming puts u.s. personnel at risk. saudi arabia is a key u.s. ally in the middle east, and president obama worries the bill would upset a long term precedent sparking retaliation against citizens and government in foreign court. >> it would increase the risk that is facing our service members and diplomats.
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>> reporter: the bill is another step in the pursuit of justice for her husband, tom. >> he lived by the motto, do the right thing, and this is congress doing the right thing, so he would be really proud of it. >> reporter: congressional leadership says they should have the two-thirds majority to override the veto by the end of the week. this bill is likely to become law without a president's signature. diane, kendis. thank you. cedar rapids iowa is breathing a sigh of relief as the barriers held back. residents heeded the orders leaving the downtown part of iowa's second biggest city nearly deserted. the river will remain high throughout the end of the week, but as an official put it, cedar rapids dodged a big bullet. one person's dead after a massive typhoon hit eastern china. the typhoon megi killed four in taiwan before arriving on the
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mainland in china. the storm brought large waves and strong winds and buildings collapsed, as well. megi is now a tropical storm. billionaire founder of spacex has sights set on the goal of going to mars speaking at a space conference in mexico, elon musk outlined plans for flights to the red planet starting in 2024. >> some of spacex's rockets are still blowing up on the launch add, so musk admits thatting going to mars will be pretty risky, as well. >> basically, are you prepared to die? then that's okay, then, you know, you're a candidate for going. >> okay. >> blunt. musk says it will be an incredible adventure, though, and he sees colonization of mars within a century. but the ceo admits that might be optimistic. >> he envisioned a self-sustaining city on mars with iron boundaries and pizza.
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>> oh. well, in that case -- coming up, hollywood heavy weight, tom hanks, goes to washington there to throw support behind an often forgotten group of care givers. a visit with one of our favorite guests, a detroit mom talking about games guaranteed to put a smile on your face. here's a look at today's temps. "world news now weather" brought to you by vistaprint. s now" weather brought to you by vista print. a. here's a look at today's temps. "world news now" weather brought to you by vista print.
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>> here's the latest now from washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, diane and kendis. oscar winner, tom hanks, took a break tuesday making his way to capitol hill visiting the nation's capitol to launch a national campaign for military care givers. they are spouses, mothers, fathers, and other loved ones, serving our country not on the battlefield, but in a different way, caring for our wounded warriors at home. the hidden heros campaign raises awareness to nearly 6 million people who care for our injured and ill veterans across the country. one of the biggest names in hollywood chairs it. >> it is one of the greatest love stories ever told, not because of the devotion between them and their veterans, but because of all the sacrifices and heart ache experienced by these hidden heros and their warriors have been made on behalf of each of us. >> reporter: the new initiative created by senator elizabeth dole's foundation was inspired
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by military families she met when her husband, bob dole, was hospitalized. >> she was, in two words, pretty convincing, and it's hard to say anything to her other than, senator, what do you need from me? >> reporter: the two leading the charge complete with movie references. >> life is like a box of chocolates. you never know what you're going to get. well, i don't want to disagree with forest, but the truth is, when i asked tom hanks to chair our hidden heros campaign, i knew exactly what we were getting. >> reporter: an as for tom hanks, he couldn't avoid a trip to washington without a bit of humor. >> i've never seen so many women in single color outfits if my life. >> reporter: the new initiative provides a community where military families are encouraged to connect and support each other. hanks called on all military caregivers across the country to speak out and their share
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stories. diane, kendis? >> they say there are an estimated 6 million caregivers here in the u.s. >> looking at the former senator, the retired senator, elizabeth dole, looking great considering she's 80 out there trying to help others. so is bob dole. >> apparently the other ladies in the house as tom hanks commented, but he says people may not realize how much small contributions help. in terms of helping care givers, just giving them a ride, helping with groceries, or offering the care giver a job is a huge contribution for an effort like this. >> a good effort. coming up, the return of family game night. >> turning to indoor activities, we check out the latest and funniest games for the whole family that need no batteries and no plugs. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ with the weather getting cooler and days getting shorter, many of us move activities back indoors, which means it's a great time to resurrect game night. toy insider mom lori shack joins us now with the season's fun funniest games. good morning. >> good morning. i love games, brings family and friends together. everything here is under $25.
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you don't see in devices, no batteries, good old-fashioned fashion-to-face silly fun. >> you don't have to search for batteries when you can't find them. >> right. this is proven, a group gets together, and someone has to prove it. so, we start by spinning this little spinner. we were a group, i was the challenger, and this landed on you, i would be challenging you. >> okay. >> there's four different categories to choose from. we have mad skills. we have know-how. we have a luck card and a team card to play, but i might find the mad skill card that says, i wonder if you could put this spoon on your nose, and i'm going to say i can hold it for five seconds. you say, i can hold it for ten seconds. >> i one up you or prove it? >> which one? >> i can hold for seven seconds. >> prove it. one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. so you get the round.
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>> ta-da! >> it's a fun game. this is taco takeover. >> oh. >> we each get our taco, and our recipe card. you have yours. i have mine. >> did you arrange this? i got the vegan special. somewhere gibson's laughing at me right now. >> what we want to do is find everything that's on our recipe card. turn over the taco beef. i have beef. i get to keep this card. >> no beef. >> if you have it, put the card over there, and neither one of us can use it. >> oh. >> there's fun cards in here. we have our loco card. >> oh, that sounds fun. >> then i get all your toppings. then there's this card -- >> that's not a a good card. >> no, no, then i lose the hand. >> no one wants that. >> no, no, no. okay. so family game night is going to go hog wild with this one. this is pass the pig, big pig.
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we have these two pigs, feel them. they are actually the dice. >> oh. >> throw them up in the air, throw them, but give them a quick throw, see how they land. >> making pigs fly. >> making pigs fly. depending how the pigs land, that's how many points you get. there's a sheet over here. we would have to figure it out here, so the goal is to get 100 points, but there are a few compromising positions that these pigs land in that you get no points. you lose your points. you have to decide if you want to keep going or stop. >> we can't show some of these. okay. moving on. >> all right. we all love charades, right? of course. >> charades, what's better than a rubber chicken? this is a chick charades. we can't speak, but with can squeak. i take a card, and i have to use this prop. maybe i do this. >> back stretching. >> you got it. that was good. that was quick. last one. i move this out of the way
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because -- >> this is dangerous. >> yeah. you remember pie face from last year. >> yeah. >> everyone loved it. that was a game of luck. now we compete. this is pie face showdown. so we are going to go face-to-face -- >> literally. >> how much whipped cream, diane? you say when. >> i think that's good. that's good i'd say. >> there's a button on the side. put faces on. together, together. >> i lost, but i dodged the whipped cream. >> dodged the whipped cream. whoever pushes the fastest? >> the fastest. >> oh, well, that could have -- well, i will reap the benefits anyway. thank you so much for being here. this is a great toy insider, lori shack, it's always great having you. and don't forget, check out these games and lots of ours on
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♪ so, kendis challenged me to a spoon off. but i discovered he was chea so, kendis challenged me to a spoon off. but i discovered he was cheating and looking for gum to put on the back. >> i'm going to sneeze. it doesn't really work that well when you're -- >> i didn't think you would do >> i didn't think you would do very well at that game. >> for sure. >> okay. so next segment, two truths and a why, a woman on the other with who ordered pizza but gets something very different and a group of teenagers doing good deeds. >> can those be topped by a talking dog? we have two truths and a why. good morning, will. >> reporter: kendis, diane, you're starving, order lunch
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online, wait patiently, and when it arrives, it's not what you wanted. the worst, right? well, maybe not. a san jose native ordered chicken wings from dominos, but what she got instead was thousands of dollars in cold hard cash. she immediately called the store in hopes of getting in touch with a manager, and eventually, she was able to return the money, but for her good deed, her own employer gave her a week off with pay and dominos is giving her free pizza for a year. talk about taking home some serious dough. next, a story that's really been growing like a weed on line. this lawn care service is nonprofit with young volunteers cutting the grass of those who need it. it was started in alabama when an elderly person was struggling. today, they mow 100 yards a
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month for the elderly, disabled, single parent homes, and veterans all for free. thanks to donations on kick starter it drove volunteers to sign up on facebook, they now have chapters in seven states no slow mow there. get it? like slow mowing the lawn? all right. i'll work on that one. why? dogs struggle with stay and shake, but why does this dog speak full sentences in english? i don't know. look at this video of him reminding his mom that e he loves her. >> mom, mom, mom, love you! >> aside from speaking, he's a full-time model on instagram with 55,000 followers. kendis, diane, did you ask your dog to speak and he did, or is that just a marcel thing? >> i'm thinking it's a marcel thing. >> it doesn't work. >> your rabbit. >> you are such a cheater.
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this morning on "world news now," back on the trail. >> presidential candidates wasting no time getting to the battleground states after the record-setting debate. hillary clinton and donald trump telling their supporters they came out on top. full coverage and surprising endorsement ahead. breaking news from the middle east. former israeli leader shimon peres has died. reactions coming in from around the world after the passing of a nobel peace prize winner whose life mirrored that of his nation. then -- >> we have to protest because y'all treating us wrong. >> an emotional plea of a young girl in charlotte, words, tears, and public meeting after the death of keith scott, and last week, chaotic protests. what she's calling for coming up. the guy who planned to pop
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the question at yankee stadium, but let's say things did not go as smoothly as he hoped. we'll tell you the rest on this wednesday, september 28th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> crime in the bronx is getting out of hand. the ring goes poof. all right. good morning, everyone, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we begin this half hour with more jabs from the presidential nominees following the most watched debate in u.s. history. 84 million people. >> amazing. that is bigger than the oscars, twice as much as the oscars. so donald trump is telling his supporters he refrained from mentioning bill clinton's infidelities because he didn't want to embarrass his opponent. and hillary clinton, well, she's beaming, clearly pleased with her debate performance. we get more now from abc's maggie rulli. >> did anybody see that debate last night? oh, yeah! one down, two to go.
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>> reporter: hillary clinton rallying supporters while on the road in north carolina. meanwhile, donald trump also relishing the debate in florida. >> i think we did very well. we won virtually every poll. >> reporter: on "fox & friends" playing defense, when asked about clinton's attack on how he treated former miss universe a leealeash ya machado, trump doud down. >> she was the winner, and, you know, she gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem. >> reporter: the clinton camp, armed and ready with this ad in response. hello, miss piggy. hello, miss housekeeping. >> reporter: the attacks followed exchanges so out of place, they had the audience laughing, even though they were supposed to remain quiet. >> i have a feeling by end of the evening, i'm going to be
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blamed for everything. >> why not. >> yeah, why not. >> reporter: challenging on the tax returns. >> when he's not turned them over to state authorities trying to get a casino license, and showed he didn't pay any federal income tax. >> that makes me smart. >> reporter: then trump, quick to fire back. >> i'll release tax returns against my lawyer's wishes when she releases her 33,000 e-mails that have been deleted. as soon as she releases them, i will release. i will release my tax returns. >> reporter: we can expect to hear more fiery arguments between trump and clinton as they square off two more times, but the vice presidential candidates square off in virginia next tuesday. plenty to look forward to. >> that, indeed. thank you. hillary clinton, in the meantime, picked up the endorsement of "the arizona republic newspaper," the first time the newspaper backed a democrat for president in the 126-year history. they called the board, clinton, quoting here, the only choice to move america ahead. they said trump is not conservative and not qualified,
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and it asked the question, whose hand do you want on the nuclear button? breaking news from the middle east where the former israeli leader shimon peres has died. peres served twice as prime minister and later as the president. >> but his most notable accomplishment was on the international stage where he helped negotiate the oslo peace accords. he won the nobel peace prize because of that along with leaders of israeli liberation organization. president obama released a statement praising peres saying he changed the course of human history. he died after suffering a stroke. he was 93 years old. extremely hot and dry conditions aiding wildfires burning in northern california. the largest in the santa cruz mountains where hundreds of residents have been ordered to evacuate. >> the loma fire has consumed more than 2,200 acres and destroyed one home. the blaze is only 10% contained. and the weather is not likely to help anytime soon.
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paul, good morning. >> good morning, kendis and diane. let me explain how serious this is. take a look at our threat weather between severe, orange, and exceptional, which is darker red. you notice where that's located along the west coast including los angeles area. so we're seeing a range between severe and exceptional conditions and extreme conditions relating to the drought conditions ex aspirating these problems with the fire. we need a helping hand from mother nature. there's scattered showers developing, but not over the region where we need to help. it stays dry there. >> thank you. in the midwest, the floods preparation in cedar rapids, iowa, apparently paid off. it crested a foot below expectations, but the flood barriers held back the water. downtown cedar rapids was mostly empty yesterday as people obeyed evacuation orders. the river is expected to stay at flood stage through the end of the week. a bomb scare forced the
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evacuation of the charlotte mecklenberg police headquarters. amid protests of the shooting of a black man. >> a suspicious package was removed last night by a bomb robot after a bomb snitching dogs alerted authorities to it. the package was then taken to a remote location. >> and quite a scene. focused on north carolina's youngest residents. >> a 9-year-old expressing her feelings in the unrest following scott's shooting and making an emotional appeal for peace. >> i've come here today to talk about how i feel. >> reporter: little 9-year-old diana olophant taking the podium before the cameras in charlotte city council with help from her brother and encouragement from a crowd, eager to hear her words. >> we are black people and we shouldn't have to feel like this. we shouldn't have to protest because y'all treating us wrong. we do this because we need to and have rights. >> reporter: diana quieting that room with a simple message.
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>> our fathers and mothers are killed and we can't even see them any more. it's a shame we have to go to that graveyard ask bury them. we have tears, and we shouldn't have tears. we need our fathers and mothers to be by our sides. >> reporter: the little girl stepping down from that podium into a warm embrace. as the city begins to heal, some call for the resignation of the mayor and police chief. the naacp delivering a list of demands. eva pilgrim, abc news, charlotte, north carolina. the wells fargo sales scandal is going to cost its ceo $41 million. that's how much stock and salary the ceo is forfeiting after the program encouraged employees to open accounts for customers without their authorization. the executive in charge of the part of the bank's operation will lose $19 million and has left wells fargo without severance or compensation. stumpf, who is the ceo, is
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scheduled to testify again on capitol hill tomorrow. a consumer alert. tyson foods recalls more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that plastic was found in some of the nuggets. the five-pound bags of fully cooked nuggets were sold in costco stores nationwide. all the information is on our website, wnnfans.com. new this morning, the father of the new york city bombing suspect reveals new details about his son. mohammed rahami tells abc's brian ross that in the months before the devices went off in new york and new jersey, the younger rahami became increasingly secretive. he even replaced the locks on his bedroom door. he says no one in the family had any idea what his son was planning. more on that interview coming up on "good morning america," but the fbi released a new photo of the men they are looking for in connection with the pressure cooker bomb that did not go off. the fbi said the two men saw a piece of luggage, removed the
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explosive device inside and then left with just the luggage. here in new york, a different kind of investigation had to go down after a man's first worst fears possibly were realized. >> yeah. look at the guy with the yankee jersey looking dejected because the engagement ring he brought to the today stadium for his girlfriend somehow just got lost. the announcers had some fun with it. >> they literally can't find the ring. oh. yeah, she is looking -- they are all looking for a diamond, allegedly, a diamond ring. >> oh, my word. >> whoops. >> so the search continued for a while, as you can see. a few rows of people got involved. >> you can hear the announcers are wondering is there actually a ring or just the plan all
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along, however, you can see the crowd goes wild as the ring is found. >> and she said no. >> no, she said yes, she said yes! >> can you imagine? oh. >> not only did he win the big yes, and she won the ring, of course, and the joy of marrying him. >> yeah. >> but the yankees won against the red sox, 6-4. ha-ha! >> that's great unless you're a red sox fan. >> we're talking about yankee fans proposing in yankee stadium and i don't care about the red sox fans. sorry. >> wow. boston. >> no, you don't. >> coming up, just going to move on because there's going to be a lot of hate on twitter for you. >> for me? >> hating on the red sox fans. >> not hating. just having some yankee pride. a child born with the help of three parents. and look out below, this video just in, the powerful storm that clearly left its mark on taiwan.
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scaffolding scaffolding on top of a skyscraper in taiwan collapsed as typhoon megi left the country today.
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it toppled trees and four killed and hundreds injured. scientists announced the world's first baby born from a new technique that combines dna from three people. the baby boy and his parents were treated this mexico by an american medical team. >> his dna came from mom and dad, but one piece of the mother's dna was swapped out for that of an eeg donor. the technique was created to prevent the child tr developing his mother's fatal developmental disorder. a man who says he spent more than a week at sea after his fishing boat sank is now talking with the coast guard. >> but after searching more than 62,000 square nautical miles, the search for his mother has been called off. elizabeth hur >> reporter: relief and has the latest. gratitude from family and friends who call this an answer to their prayers. 22-year-old nathan carman finally back on line after spending a week lost at sea on an inflatable raft. >> we are ecstatic. we are excited. >> i was thrilled they found
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him, and i was devastated that linda was not with him. >> reporter: a family friend reported the two missing after the mother and son left for a fishing trip on september 18th and failed to return. the coast guard says rescuers searched for days to no avail then this past sunday, nathan was picked up by a tiny freighter off martha's vineyard. the 22-year-old told authorities his mother disappeared when the fishing boat sank. >> when the boat started taking on off. he got the life raft, went looking for his mom and could not find her. >> one prayer answered, waiting on the second one. >> reporter: despite the search being suspended, friends are still praying for a miracle. now abc reports he is asperger's, and the family will be present for any future interviews with authorities. coast guard officials say their focus now is lernling everything they can from nathan to see if any changes to their search and
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rescue efforts are necessary to make sure this doesn't happen again. kendis and diane. >> thanks to elizabeth. in the next half hour, new revelations in the death of miami marlins pitcher jose fernandez. what we're now learning about the tragic boat accident over the weekend and the haunting text messages sent among his friends during his final hours. but first, the tsa canine named after a falling firefighter who is being given a new leash on life after retirement. we'll tell you what's next for this very special dog. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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♪ nearly 200 specially trained bomb sniffing dogs patrol security checkpoints at more
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than 35 airports all across the country. >> but this morning, there's four fewer paws patrolling jfk international. as we find out from kimberly richardson. >> my wife is in love with him, my children are in love with him, i'm in love with him. there's no way i could not have him. >> reporter: all that love for this 7-year-old black lab. >> we call it marriage, you get married to your dog. you're with him more than any other person in your life. >> reporter: together 24/7, but life changed for christopher nathan and his partner, stiller. the canine is officially retired. he will soon get a replacement dog, but has chosen to adopt this 58-pound charmer. >> now when i leave the house in the morning with the other one, he's going to be, why are you leaving me, daddy? it's like dropping your child off at nursery school for the first day. i'm going to cry. >> reporter: as part of the explosive detection unit, stiller named after steven stiller, the brooklyn firefighter who died september 11, 2001, was honored.
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working behind the scenes, working all acres at jfk, 10 1/2 hour shift, active for about hour, and then takes a break. >> the nose is their strongest organ. if you are running on a treadmill, how long can you do it for? then you need to rest. >> reporter: here he is in action. a test. we planted a substance that could be found in a bomb. within seconds, stiller sits. his way of saying something's there. >> he doesn't know he found an explosive. all he knows is easing going to get his toy. >> reporter: a squeaky yellow ball. he sees it as an exhausting game of hide and seek. >> you don't see them for hours. they have to have their down time. completely. >> reporter: so what's next for stiller? it's not what you think. retirement looks much different when you're dealing with a dog of this caliber.
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>> i'm going to have to wean him down, and then try to give him a new purpose. >> reporter: possibly a therapy dog. but for now, it's job well done for this man's best friend. kimberly richardson, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> the tsa is always looking for good new homes for these retired explosive dogs, but they do warn they're not always a good fit for every home. because the dogs -- the breeds are chosen, so they're considered very driven but very active. >> yep. >> while their training pays off in this work, it doesn't always translate to being well-trained when living in a home. >> indeed. typically, i guess, you see this one is a lab, but typically german short hair pointers, german shepherds, and lab door retrievers, of course. >> and most of them live in kennels when they're doing this type of work, not a home. that's why it takes new training. why a state trooper drove 200 miles out of his way.
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♪ we've had so many stories about police and community interaction, and this one in ohio is really, really fascinating and touching. follow me on this. 3:00 a.m. sunday, this guy, mark ross, finds out his teenage sister was tragically killed in a car accident. he and a buddy get in a car to go to the family members and to the scene. they get pulled over for speeding. understandably why they're speeding after getting that news by a state trooper. ross had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest. so he thinks he will be arrested. he explains what happened, and the officer volunteers to actually drive them 100 miles to michigan to be closer to the family. >> so he escorted them so they could get there faster? >> yeah.
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so you see here, this is ross and the officer. officer robertson there, a state highway patrol sergeant in ohio, and after the fact, ross posted this. it has been shared 117,000 times. understandably. >> wow. >> great story. all right, i want to introduce you to leah gomez. she is 6 years old of san antonio, texas. and leah had some pretty strong opinions for what she wanted for her birthday party. >> uh-huh. >> turn my birthday into a lifestyle, which that lifestyle she wanted centered around drake. so mom went all out throwing her a drake themed birthday party. there's drake balloons, drake invitation and a custom-themed drake cake. >> look at the balloons. she's 6 years old and into drizzy. >> yeah. she, like i said, determined on what she wanted here. photos from the party have garnered more than 6,000
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retweets. other people were a fan. >> forget the cartoon parties. yes, going straight for drake. all right. this is sort of like a sad and happy story at the same time. i want to introduce you to the world's loneliest shelter dog. >> oh. >> look at that guy there. >> oh. >> freya. rejected 18,720 times. >> what? >> yeah. okay. so dubbed the world's loneliest dog. film director, michael bay, read an article about the terrier who spent the first six years of her life in animal rescue in united kingdom. gave her a role in "transformers 5" alongside anthony hopkins. there, there's the shooting of the movie. a family adopted her afterwards. >> yeah! she's going home! >> yeah. >> all right, ending with some video of a big fish eating little fish. enough said.
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now," breaking news, a passing of a true witness to history. former israeli leader, shimon peres, winner of the nobel peace prize, passed away, rebuilding his country in a 60-year career in politics. reactions coming in. debate aftershock for the presidential candidates, donald trump is touting victory in a record viewing showdown with clinton. clint canon saying she won, as well. pleas for safety, this comes moments before jose fernandez and friends got into that boat. plans are now in place for a final good-bye. later in the skinny, who was ousted on "dancing with the stars," and we go backstage on this wednesday, september 28th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. we are going to start with that breaking news coming in from overseas, and it is the passing of the nobel laureate, shimon peres. >> he died at 93 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. he was one of the most admired leaders and last surviving links to the country's founders. we have reaction from the white house in moments, but first, elizabeth hur has a look back at his remarkable life. ♪ >> reporter: shimone peres, israel's longest serving politician, first entering the israeli parliament in 1959. he was a political survivor, and survived five different political factions. born in 1923 in poland, he immigrated to the british mandate of palestine, grew up in a left wing dynast movement, his first taste of politics. protoe shay to israel's first
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prime minister, peres was given the job of building up israel's new defense forces. he was also the architect of the controversial nuclear program of the 1960s. he served the first of two brief spells of prime minister in the 1980s. but over the years, he held the top jobs and established himself as one of israel's most widely respected spokesman. in 1992, he started talks with the plo and yasser arafat, a peace negotiation that developed into the oslo peace process. the signing on the white house lawn, colleague and rivals by his side, a pinnacle of his career. the nobel peace prize followed for both men. in 2007, this elder statesman of israel was elected the country's ninth president, a ceremonial position, but a fitting end to six decades of public service. peres retired in 2014 as the world's oldest head of state and remained one of israel's most popular public figures, spending his final years dedicated to promoting peace. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york.
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president obama among the many world leaders praising shimon peres. >> calling him the essence of israel itself and said a light has gone out, but the light he gave us will burn forever on. george h.w. bush says he inspired the world over and paved a path for peace. to the aftershocks from the historic presidential debate. >> hillary clinton grills donald trump about the microphone and the former beauty queen he's accused of body shaming is making her rounds on tv. here's david wright. >> reporter: if you want to know how the debate went, you might judge from the candidates themselves. hillary clinton upbeat in a rally in north carolina. >> did anybody see that debate last night? [ cheers and applause ]
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oh, yeah! one down, two to go. >> reporter: in florida, trump was all smiles, too. >> last night was very exciting, and almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked hillary clinton. big league. big league. >> reporter: and he spent a lot of energy complaining the moderator didn't give him a fair shake saying this on fox news. >> i had some hostile questions, my microphone was terrible. i wonder, was it set up that way on purpose? >> anyone complaining about the microphone is not having a good night. >> reporter: clinton hit trump with the story of this woman. >> where did you find this? her name is alicia machado.
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>> miss venezuela. >> reporter: age 19 was a venezuelan contestant in the miss universe pageant. the year? 1996. trump's first year in charge of the pageant, but her reign was a troubled one. >> maybe i was not the model he had in his head. i don't know. but he was really rude with me. >> referee: mr. achado gaped weight, and trump didn't like that. he even went on howard stern to talk about it. >> she gained about 55 pounds in a period of nine months. >> how did she do that? >> she was like an eating machine. >> reporter: trump mounted a public campaign to help her lose weight. clinton's attacks won't help him, particularly with latino voters and women. >> he called this woman miss piggy. then he called her miss housekeeping because she was latina. >> reporter: the clintons are masters at the dark arts of opposition research. while this may have been an effective attack, it risks circling back on the attacker too because this was politics as usual straight out of the textbooks.
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clinton, herself, said one down, two to go, this is only round one. i'm david wright in new york. >> there were several interesting numbers that emerged from monday night's debate. >> the trump's total speaking time was roughly 45 minutes, three minutes longer than clinton's. he interrupted her 39 times compared to nine interruptions from her. >> yeah. what we found in the course of one particular two-minute response, trump interrupted clinton nine times. that's once every 12 seconds. interesting numbers coming out of the debate. moving on now to being one step closer to a government shutdown at the senate blocked a stopgap funding measure. 10 republicans joined democrats in voting down the measure, meaning a shutdown could have come this weekend. the bill would have funded the fight against zika. democrats want to address flint, michigan's water crisis. republican leaders say they will
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focus on flint after the election. dozens more died in the city of aleppo following a stepped up bombing campaign by the russians and syria government. at least a thousand residents have been killed so far in indiscriminate air strikes that the u.n. says may amount to a war crime. many homes were reduced to rubble by cluster bombs, which are designed to maximize injuries and witnesses say so-called bunker buster bombs were used on people in underground shelters. north carolina had more than protesters on tuesday. a suspicious package forced evacuation of headquarters. >> it was placed in a robot before taking to a remote location tuesday night. they said it contained a cell phone, a flashlight, and a bolt. protesters gathered in southern california after police shot and kill a black man near san diego. authorities say the 30-year-old was acting erratically and pointed something at officers. the officers say it was not a gun.
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two officers involved in the incident have been placed on administrative leave. a fast moving wildfire forced hundreds of californians from their home. the loma fire destroyed more than 2,200 acres and at least one structure. the fire is aided by the hot and dry conditions there, and the fact this area hasn't had a wildfire in decades so there's lots of brush to burn through. most people in the u.s. retire in their 60s or so, but for one avon representative, add about 30 years to that and keep that clock running. >> you have to see this woman. 94-year-old opal greene has been selling the company's products in nebraska for more than 50 years. most of the customers come to her now. now, rather than waiting for her to go door-to-door, of course, but she makes occasional deliveries. greene averages at least $10,000 in sales a year. that's pretty impressive, and she says she loves interacting
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with all the people. >> it's just a way of life. it's what kept me going with the blessing from the good lord. i feel that i've been blessed every day, and this is part of it. >> since greene became an avon lady in 1962, she survived a plane crash, a brain aneurysm, and colon cancer and last year, a major auto accident. >> she's not going anywhere. >> what's in that cream? >> i don't know. she looks fantastic. i would love opal's secret. >> she does. >> she still likes doing thing in an old-school manner, but her daughter-in-law helps her with the computer orders, and she has 50 people, filling orders for them every two weeks. >> i love she says no one ever
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will see her without makeup. >> it's working for you. keep it going. she's, by the way, won a lot of avon awards, but what's interesting is the company says she's one of the oldest active sales people in avon history. >> one of the oldest? >> precisely. one of. who are the others? >> opal's, like, i'm hanging on. i'm taking them out. >> i have faith in her. >> yes. coming up in the skinny, lindsey lohan in a place you wouldn't expect. plus, that final attempt to keep the young baseball star, jose fernandez, off the water, and what the marlins are now planning. the new lifelong link between a teacher and her student. talk about going above and beyond. first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by mypillow.
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look at this scene look at this scene. visibility limited last night in the phoenix area. the dust storm was blown up by a thunderstorm with winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour. it slowed traffic on interstates 8 and 10. dust is expected to settle overnight. learning new details this morning about the tragic boat accident that killed miami marlins pitcher jose fernandez over the weekend. >> text messages indicate a growing accepts of worry among his friends in his final hours. >> reporter: a series of text messages are helping to explain what led to the speedboat crash that killed marlins' pitcher, jose fernandez and two of his friends. the messages are between eddie, with him at the time, and will, a friend in town, begging them not to go out on the boat. try to keep him close to the shore if you go out. trust me, it's not my time yet. i know, but try to keep jose cool and tell him what i said. friends tell us that jose was upset and needed company. >> they got a capsized vessel, by the way. >> reporter: a popular miami bar
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and restaurant right next to a dock confirmed fernandez and his friends were there shortly before the crash. ♪ >> reporter: at the game against the mets, it was clear the all-star pitcher who escaped from cuba would be missed. first at bat, dee gordon, hit a home run, and ran the bases in tears. >> every time i see his number and name, i just keep hearing his voice. >> reporter: now come the funerals. the marlins are holding a public sendoff from the ball park and a private mass held for the family on thursday. abc news, atlanta. >> chilling seeing those text messages. >> like they almost had a premonition. >> yeah, yeah, and a sad one. fernandez, you know, developed a
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romance with his girlfriend, maria arrias and she became pregnant just weeks into their relationship. and he posted a photo saying how excited -- >> not the birth, but announcing they were expecting. >> yeah, yeah. >> all right. a lot more to get to the bottom of exactly what happened that night. now, when we come back, who got booted from the dance floor last night? and what lindsay lohan is up to. it may surprise you. the skinny's next. world news now continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ and we're going to start this wednesday morning's skinny with the big night in the ballroom on "dancing with the stars." >> if you missed monday's episode before or after the debate, no worries. we have a recap of last night plus another hour. >> a bonus hour. so the best faceoff of the night was the classic waltz with calvin and lindsey scoring 32 out of 40, the biggest score of the evening. >> wow. >> that was from the first night of competition. >> both vanilla ice and rick perry tried their best, but the judges were not impressed. in the end, it was perry and his partner who were given the boot. perry, apparently, said no hard feelings.
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>> my daughter's getting married the 15th of october, but i promise you i'll look good on the dance floor for her, and i'm doing it for all the veterans out there, and i hope everyone finds a great veterans cause to help these guys. we have one call advance the colors, i hope everyone will go take a look at. thank you, guys. >> his daughter marries the 15th of october, he knew he was going to be gone by then. he was already planling. >> trying to train, right? pull out new moves at the wedding. >> we'll see. or hurt somebody. >> by the way, next week, week four, head judge, you saw him there, lynn goodman, will be absent from the ballroom to fulfill a commitment as head judge on britain's strictly come dancing, but he assures us he'll be well-informed of what's going on. >> his sources will communicate back to him. next, what lindsay lohan is doing about the crisis in syria. >> the 30-year-old actress distracting herself from a
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recent breakup spending time with syrian refugees in turkey. she paid a visit to an istanbul hospital that's home to a refugee family from aleppo. >> the "mean girl" star shared photos on instagram with her followers from this family. >> she said she grew especially close to heah, whose mother left the family after they migrated to turkey. >> lohan used the visit as a message to all americans about the refugee crisis saying, we should do more starting today. so hollywood legend, warren beatty, coming clean about his notorious image. >> in his first interview in nearly two decades, he tells "aarp" in the latest cover story the rumor he slept with 13,000 women is not only incorrect, he says it's mathematically impossible. >> so it's 11,000 women? >> he's not saying.
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>> he's not saying. >> the veteran actor dated many before marrying for the first time at the age of 54, tying the knot with annette benning with whom he shares four children. >> he said, quote, think about it, sleeping with 12,775 people would not be just multiple people per day, but no repetition, so, like 10,000. >> he's right on the no repetition thing. all right. so 10,000. >> all right, finally, the new king and queen of comedy. >> talking about kevin hart named by forbes magazine as the world's highest paid comedian knocking jerry seinfeld off the list for the first time in a decade. last year, hart earned $87.5, million, roughly double what seinfeld earned. after playing more than 100 shows with a gross of a million bucks per stop. >> and amy schumer is now the first woman to break into the list of comedy's top earningers, earning $17 million last year
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but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ♪ some teachers are often criticized for their work, others showered in praise by students and parents for going above and beyond the call of duty. >> it's hard work as it is, but one teacher in madison, wisconsin is called a miracle worker this morning after saving the life of one of her young students. it's a great story. here's abc's david muir.
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>> reporter: last october, 4-year-old lyla became very ill very quickly. she was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease, causing her kidneys to fail. she needed a new kidney to survive. a nationwide search, but no donors found. lila's mother, dina, set up this meeting. she thought she was there to tell her teacher about her daughter's need, but that teacher already knew. she'd been tested, passing the note across the table, writing, soon, a little piece of me will be with lyla forever. i'm lyla's kidney donor. >> you are? are you kidding me? oh, my gosh. >> this is how that teacher described that moment. >> one of the most emotional days being able to tell somebody that i was going to save their child's life. >> reporter: lyla's mom sharing on facebook, many people think teachers are heros, but she is more than a hero. she is our miracle. that teacher and new student about to take on this fight together. david muir, abc news, new york.
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>> now, the family had actually been looking for a donor for nearly a year. they had no idea throughout this process, the teacher was going ahead getting tested to see if she was a match. >> it was wonderful she was finally able to, and even after this wonderful moment, mom said she was sitting on this news, incredible news, for nearly a week, and she was so happy to finally share it with so many of her friends and family members on facebook. >> and now that teacher, beth battista, she's trying to use this, you know, obviously not only to contribute to lyla and her family in such a big way, but she's now hoping the story and how much it's made rounds can help impact other people and persuade other people to become living donors, as well. >> garnered 51,000 views. >> don't miss our updates on wnnfans.com. >> this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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and have a great wednesday. making news in america this morning, israel's senior statesman shimon peres has passed away. the emotional tributes pouring in as details about his final are released. on the defense after the debate, donald trump taking aim at the moderator and his microphone. plus, hillary clinton's acting like the debate's winner and taking a victory lap. new this morning, more protests following a deadly police involved shooting. police are already defending their actions and releasing a picture of the confrontation. >> new video of the rescued boater found eight days after setting sail with his mother who is still missing. what he said this morning after finally arriving home.

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