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this morning on "world news now," fear and frustration on the campaign trail. donald trump spending sunday on twitter spreading blame around for his political misfortunes and offering a potential motive for those responsible for the fire bombing of a republican party office. police in alaska on the hunt for a suspect after an officer was shot in his own squad car. dash cam videos shows the suspected gunman approach the front of the car before taking off on foot. investigators are now asking the public for help. new this half hour, the clown craze extending to the shopping aisles. >> a retailer pulling clown costumes from the shelves. is this the start of a new trend? and the painful wardrobe
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performance. but she still powered through her set. so what exactly went wrong? we're going to have the full story ahead in "the skinny." it's monday, october 17th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> not every day you see a performer like beyonce with blood on her shoulder. >> yeah. but she looks at it, goes, all right. >> oh. >> move on. i can handle this. >> dust it off your shoulder. >> just dust it off. let's talk about the presidential politics right now. because there's a lot of accusations going back and forth and not a lot of people dusting it off the shoulders. >> no. >> donald trump repeatedly telling supporters he's not getting a fair shake. >> as trump fired off tweets calling the election rigged, a new abc news/washington post poll shows hillary clinton with a four-point advantage, but that's still within the margin
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>> that poll shows enthusiasm for trump is fading and two-thirds of registered voters reject his claim he did not make unwanted sexual advances towards women. it's your voice, your vote, and richard has the latest. >> reporter: with the campaign rhetoric likely to intensify, a fire bombing in a republican headquarters in north carolina this weekend shocked the candidates. clinton tweeting, the attack on the orange county hq office is horrific and up acceptable. and though there's been no arrests, trump tweeting, animals representing hillary clinton and dems in north carolina just fire county because we are winning. both hillary clinton and donald trump were off the campaign trail. clinton in seclusion prepping for wednesday's debate, while donald trump lashed out saying the election is rigged. >> the election is being rigged by corrupt media pushing false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect hillary clinton president. >> reporter: with no evidence, trump increasingly suggests he's the victim of a conspiracy to take him down. his supporters already digging
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myself, i'm ready for a revolution because we can't have her in. >> reporter: trump's running mate tried to calm voters. >> we'll respect the will of the american people. >> reporter: the clinton campaign saying trump has resorted to scorched earth scare tactics. >> he is swinging at every phantom of his imagination because he knows he's losing. >> reporter: these e-mails believed stolen from john pedesta's account by what the fbi suspects could be russian hackers. one includes transcripts of private speeches clinton gave to goldman sachs, and while not confirmed by the campaign or verified by abc news, it shows tough talk about wall street in public got less tough in private. another has aides expressing frustration with clinton's unwillingness about clinton not being forthcoming about the her private e-mail server.
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>> that was a mistake. i'm sorry about that. >> reporter: abc news, new york. >> that e-mail dump from wikileaks appears to show clinton camp was worried warren would endorse sanders. warren did ends up backing clinton last night and she teamed up with sanders in denver for a rally. they said they are going to defeat trump and bring millions together for a revolution. to the breaking news from overseas this morning. isis in danger of losing its last major city in iraq. after weeks of preparation, government forces are now moving to retake iraq's second largest city. since june of 2014. u.s. defense secretary ash carter calls the mosul operation a decisive movement in the campaign to defeat isis. the u.s.-led coalition artillery and air strikes are lending support to this effort. and isis has already lost an important town in syria, pushed out yesterday by turkish-backed rebels.
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marginal importance, but the group played it up in propaganda for a doomsday battle for western crusaders. the u.s. and britain say there's little desire for interventions but want sanctions against russia. in the wake of its air strikes in the city of aleppo, the european union meets this week to keep up the pressure on russia. emotions ran high as nigerian school girls were reunited with their parents after spending years as hostages. 21 girls were released from boko haram last week, but they were reunited with their families on sunday. there were the first girls released after negotiations between the group and nigeria's government. nearly 200 are still captive. police in alaska are asking for the public's help to find a suspect wanted for shooting an officer. take a look at this dash cam video. it's pretty dramatic. from the officer's car, it shows the suspect walking down the sidewalk and crossing to the
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another video shows the alleged gunman walking away from the vehicle. police say he stole it and abandoned it blocks away after shooting the officer who was seriously injured. mourners had gathered in a san diego park to pay their respects to four people who were killed in an accident. it took place on saturday when a pickup truck plunged off a bridge falling right into the middle of a festival. abc's eva pilgrim has the details. >> reporter: the driver of this demolished pickup truck, a member of the u.s. navy, charged with four counts of vehicular homicide and manslaughter. >> it almost sounded like gunfire. and then you seen the vehicle come down. >> the vehicle is on its side and it's going to roll back over. we need fire to brace the car. >> reporter: this cell phone video shows the chaos and panic at a crowded fair in san diego after that truck flew off a bridge and plunged 60 feet on to a vendor at a packed motorcycle festival. >> when they arrived, they did find the vehicle on its side and
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>> reporter: police officers and firefighters rushing to help the nine injured. authorities say the driver, 24-year-old richard anthony sapolio, seen here was treated at the scene was under the influence when he lost control. >> no other thought that, you know, but what's -- what you see is somebody's got to be dead. >> reporter: sapolio is in the hospital and survived the crash and i serious injuries. he has not yet entered a plea. this crash could have been worse. the truck stopped feet from a stage where a band was playing. no word on how the injured are doing. abc news, new york. well, as expected, san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick continued the protest of the national anthem before his team's game in buffalo. kaepernick and two teammates knelt down during the anthem prompting some boos from some buffalo fans. kneeling is kaepernick's protest against racial inequality and police brutality. after the game, kaepernick
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regarded by some as unpatriotic. >> i don't understand what's un-american about fighting for liberty and justice for everybody, for the equality that this country says it stands for. you know, to me, i see it as very patriotic and american to uphold the united states to the standards that it says it lives by. >> colin kaepernick said some bills fans told him they were supporting him. he made his first start in nearly a year yesterday, but it didn't dan buffalo. the bills won that game, 45-16. don't bother looking for a clown mask at target this halloween. the giant retailer is no longer selling them in the stores and removing them from the website. target is sensitive to the increasing number of crazy clown scares, which have now been reported around the world. some clown costumes may be available. >> there goes my excuse when i walk into a halloween party, why do you have a clown mask on. no, it's just this mug. okay.
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so far, however, no one is banninging the latest bedroom slippers. >> thank the lord. >> they not only make your feet look like a week wookie from "star wars," but they make the sounds. this is awesome. in fact, there are two different wookie words in each pair of slippers. >> one size fits most adult human, and notice the toenails on the front. a nice touch. keeping th stationed or lounging around the millennium fall falcon, perhaps. i like each one has different sounds. you can't just have one sound. you need two. >> snowfall sounds, i guess so. over the weekend, a video, a compilation of everyday items that actually sound like the
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that? >> it's so stupid but so funny. >> that is awesome. >> i didn't realize so many things sounded like chewy. >> i had no idea. >> i wonder if they used these kind of items to make the sound for the slippers. >> probably. >> this mug doesn't do much. >> our mugs are broken. we need chubacka-sounding mugs. >> nothing. >> we're very disaoi our surroundings now. coming up, the surprise guest star who joins sir paul mccartney on stage. the duet she sang with the rock n roll hall of famer, and what sir paul joked about as she left the stage. and the frightening home takeover that's turned one family's life into a living nightmare. the caregiver for their elderly father who now refuses to move out months after his death. but, first, here's a look at today's forecast.
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the moon the moon t the moon this weekend hit a triple play. a hunter's super moon. that's a full moon, also a hunter's moon, meaning it appears in the sky longer than usual, and in addition to that, the moon is at one of the closest points in its orbit around the earth so it appears even larger than usual. but if you can't run outside during our break, don't worry, you'll get two more chances this year to see the hunter super moon. >> very impressive this weekend. bitter case of a home takeover. it's unfolding right now in san diego and it's prompting many homeowners to think twice about who they invite into their home
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>> so a caregiver for elderly man refuses to move out although the man passed away and his wife is still alive. >> reporter: a community fighting back on behalf of a 90-year-old woman trying to get back into the home she's lived in for nearly six decades. >> i think that she's heartless. she's heartless. >> reporter: fran breslower is talking about the woman she hired a year ago to care for her dying husband. cheryl in a 2010 episode of "horders: buried alive" moved into her home, but when she tried to fire cheryl, she refused to leave, even after fran's husband passed away in january. >> she got to be nasty after that. >> reporter: both women filing restraining against each other, sheryl accused of being punched in the arm. >> if you met my mother, she's 90 years old in failing health. >> reporter: claiming they
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? spn so skinny ? all right. time for "the skinny," starting with a scare for beyonce. >> yes. the pop diva was performing over the weekend in brooklyn for her husband','s, jay-z's charity concert when her long braided
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earrings and literally ripped it out of her earlobe. >> the resulting injury so bad it left blood dripping down her neck, horrifying concert goers, the audience, and those watching live stream. >> testament to her sheer strength and determination and resolve, beyonce powered through her set without even missing a beat. no word this morning on just how extensive that injury was, but you saw that moment there in the video clip where she's touching her ear, and then -- >> looks at the hand. >> and then just keeps going. yeah. >> she's not scared. >> she's not scared. this is the reason why we all bow down. next, to a much less painful performance on stage in southern california. >> no wardrobe malfunctions for sir paul mccartney who surprised a crowd at the desert trip music festival when he brought rihanna on stage to perform their hit, "four or five seconds."
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the former beatle and bad girl performed the song together since last year's grammy awards. >> the music festival is nicknamed old chela making fun of the oldest demographic of attendees. >> even sir paul, himself, joked about it as rihanna stepped down from the stage. ask we timely found someone under 50, under the age of 50. >> seems like a great show. i'd go. >> yeah. next, ground shaking news for "sex in the city fans." >> during an interview on cbs sunday morning, sarah jessica parker was discussing her new tv >> but the conversation turned to "sex in the city", and the star dropped a hint about the idea of a third movie that could be taking shape soon. >> here's a warning from parker about the third movie. >> huge fan? >> yeah. she said, quote, the idea, it rests in the butler's pantry, not on the table, but somebody's holding it nearby. >> huh. now, she did not elaborate on how close "nearby" really is or how far away the butler's pantry
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>> yes. but this latest threat certainly sounds a lot more promising than what she said back in may when she said there were no plans for a third installment. so the warnings are getting more dire. >> if it does come out, we'll make sure you get that assignment. >> absolutely. big news for the simpson's. >> it marked a milestone last night, 600 episodes with it "tree house 27" becoming the first tv show to feature virtual reality. >> featured in 1989 and 36 episodes from tv history, already the longest running prime time series in terms of total number of seasons, hitting that milestone back in 2009 with 21 seasons. >> now only 36 episodes away from cbs's "gun smoke' for total number of episodes for prime time scripted live action
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different really means. here is abc's dawn vanden. >> can you do anything? >> i can do anything i want. >> reporter: call what you're seeing here sophia sanchez in her own words. >> and are you smart? >> i am smart. >> reporter: a video of her mom asking her questions. >> are you kind? >> i am kind. >> reporter: that got 5 million facebook views this month, for this part especially. >> little miss? >> yes? >> do you have down syndrome? >> yes, i do. >> is down syndrome scary? >> no, it's not scary. >> reporter: and the story? sofia, who is 7, was born in ukraine, as she, herself, reported for a school project and was adopted by jennifer and hector sanchez when she was 16 months old. joining a family where her older brother, joaquin, also has down syndrome. >> i'm able to give my son a sibling that understands him, is like him, and they can share in the journey together. >> reporter: which puts the sanchez family in the forward
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to persuade society to be more accepting of people who are different, as accepting as sophia is of herself. >> she is basically being a self-advocate for people with disability, and that they have a love of life. >> reporter: because look at how confident this little kid is and the fact that so many people shared own commented on facebook just might mean we're closer to the day when words like sophia's will be no big deal because then acceptance will be total. john van dan, abc news. >> confident and cute. >> her mom says she's a bundle of energy that she loves to act, she dances, she plays soccer and she loves to do all the things all other little girls her age love to do. >> and it's great watching her do all of those things. by the way, october is national down syndrome awareness month. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> coming up, more news from abc. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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good morning, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here's the top headlines wre following for you on "world news now." iraqi forces are now pushing into mosul, the last major city held by isis in the country. the extremist group lost a syria town, it said would be the staging area for aap battle. thousands of people are spending this monday morning in the dark following powerful storms that rolled through the northwest this weekend. trees came down blocking some roads. even so, forecasters thought those storms were going to be worse. there's a big warm-up on the way for the eastern half of the country. there will be high temperatures from chicago to new york, all the way into the 70s and 80s. some areas in the midwest could
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cubs and dodgers are at one game apiece after game two of the national league series. those are some of the top stories we're following on this monday. it is october 17th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning, everyone. we're starting overseas this half hour in a battle taking place right now. artillery and air strikes by the u.s.-led coalition hav softening up the rebel-held iraqi city of mosul as government troops begin to move in. defense secretary ash carter says this could be a decisive moment in the battle against isis. >> the extremist group held the city for more than two years. government forces are moving in from the south and east.
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front lines. >> reporter: battered humvees and soldiers roll out as iraq announced all-out battle with isis has begun. the victory bell has won iraq's prime minister said and the liberation for mosul started. 30,000 troops are backed by u.s. special forces advisers on the ground, and american jets carrying out air strikes. isis has held the city for over two years and is digging in to defend its biggest prize, burning oil and tires for cover, digging tunnels and setting we visited a base looking at the front line, forces manning a post face-to-face with the enemy. this is the closest to the positions in the area. in fact, there's an isis flag on the next ridge over a mile away. it routinely is under fire. these fighters have lost friends and they tell us that they are impatient for this battle for mosul to get under way. including this soldier who did not want to be seen for security reasons, leaving a life in canada to fight isis.
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worst terrorist organizations we have ever seen in history, i think, probably. and i think it's very important for everybody that can do something to stand up and fight back. >> reporter: the iraqi military has dropped leaflets on mosul, telling residents to stay away from isis positions. around 1 million people are expected to flee 2 fighting in what the u.n. says could be the biggest humanitarian crisis this year. >> and in neighboring syria, isis suffered another setback. turkish backed rebel troops recaptured the syrian town of dabiq. they promised in propaganda the doomsday battle against nonbelievers would start in the small town. instead, isis troops put up minimal resistance before leaving. back here at home, donald trump is pointing the finger after a gop office in north carolina was fire bombed. trump is blaming hillary clinton and the democrats for the attack that damaged a building and some
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flammable liquid was hurled through the window and a slur about nazi republicans was spray painted on the building, as well. >> when people try to stifle freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, you must come back with more speech and aggressively defend your rights. >> north carolina's governor said the fire bombing was clearly an attack on our democracy. hillary clinton also called it horrific and unacceptable. donald trump is launching a new tirade of wild allegations says he's victim of conspiracy. hillary clinton has a slight lead in the latest poll. and mike pence says the gop ticket will accept the results of the election, but trump continues to tweet claiming the election is rigged more than 20 times. abc's martha raddatz has more. >> reporter: in a sweltering south florida fairground, trump sounding victimized, wounded. >> these false attacks are absolutely hurtful. to be lied about, to be
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publicly, and before your family you love is painful. >> reporter: that speech, a turning point, his rallies getting wilder, mocking accusers -- >> believe me, she would not be my first choice that i could tell you. >> reporter: unloading on clinton. >> hillary clinton should have been prosecuted and gone to jail for what she did. >> reporter: throwing out the theory she took drugs for the debate. >> i think we should take a drug test prior to the debate. i do. because i don't know what's going on with her, but at the beginning of her last debate, she was all pumped up at the beginning. >> reporter: as this as a series of national and state polls show
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less likely with every passing day. beyond the traditional battlegrounds, trump showing weakness in utah, texas, alaska, and our poll shows while hillary clinton holds on to her lead, trump supporters are sticking with him. among likely voters, hillary clinton is beating trump by 47-43 points. that four point advantage, essentially unchanged from the two-point lead a month ago, and this surprising finding. clinton's lead among female voters is actually falling. off 11 points of white women without college degrees rally to trump, and while republican lawmakers, especially those in competitive races may be running away, the party base is as much with him as democrats are with clinton. her support among democrats, 89%.
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as for those accusations of sexual aggression, 68% of voters say he probably has made unwanted sexual advances towards women, which he's denied, but 84% of republicans say it won't affect their vote. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. as hillary clinton takes a break from campaigning to prepare for wednesday's debate, she faces questions of thousands wikileaks. there's transcripts of private speeches she gave to goldman sachs and takes a softer stance with wall street than revealed in public. the clinton campaign has not revealed the authenticity of the e-mails, but they blame russian hackers for trying to influence the election. two chinese astronauts on the way to their own space station. their rocket left the launch center in northern china early this morning for the two-day trip. the pair will spend 30 days in
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far for chinese astronauts. the u.s. prevented china from taking part in the international space station because american authorities say the chinese space program had a strong military component to it. in the meantime, a european space agency probe is on its way down to the surface of mars. the dissent will take three days and the landing should take place on wednesday morning. the probe's purpose is to take measurements and measure and prepare a way for a european mars rover. meanwhile, the mothership will remain in orbit aroun red planet and analyze the atmosphere. so morning time is prime time for orange juice, and you may have noticed prices rising. here is why. this year's orange harvest in florida is down 14% compared to last year. some officials say the sunshine state is in the midst of the worst orange harvest crisis since records began being kept more than 100 years ago. that has prices on the way up and they're expected to continue rising through the end of the year. >> will it impact the prices of mimosas?
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>> got to get to the bottom of that. we'll put brian ross right on that. >> exactly. a texas police officer got a surprise when he investigated a noise complaint. he was thinking he would be arriving at some roudy party. >> he was kind of right. this is the body cam video of what he found. the officer starts questioning a group of young men. they were in an apartment complex parking lot practicing a surprise dance routine for a wedding. >> the officer hung around to watch their act saying this wedding was nothing what they were doing, but on the big day, all the practice was worth it. >> the groom and all of his groommen pulled off the routine flawlessly. a big congratulations to david and his new bride. i just love the idea of the cop rolling up, preparing to have this complete, you know, what's
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of guys, five, six, seven, eight and one, two, three, four, five. >> like, woah, what's going on here? got to be weird. coming up, biggest bargains in stores right now. >> but first, talking politics at work. how a growing number of people are feeling unproductive and stressed out from all the political discussions and even arguments at the water cooler. but what quite a few americans aren't talking about, apparently, is sex. so one adventurous sex author took her free advice on a four poster bed to the streets of new york city. >> oh, he jumped right on. >> yeah. first, a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather
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australia were among those who came to the rescue of a humpback whale and her calf. the youngster's tail caught in a shark net and couldn't get free. rescuers cut away the net and eventually the pair swam away. experts said both of them appeared to be in good spirit or good condition, rather, despite the ordeal. >> probably good spirits after they swam away, too. >> yes. but we don't necessarily have a whale psychologist here saying, oh, you're good. back here at home, a fwroeg number of americans are wishing they could by rescued from the increasingly divisive political talk happening at work. >> in fact, it has nearly 25% of workers, according to one poll, saying they feel less productive and more stressed at their jobs as a result. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: it's the presidential race unlike any other. chances are, you're watching it, reading about it or tweeting about it. the political conversation is spilling into the workplace.
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some very awkward discussions. >> i wouldn't say it's wrong to express your political views in the workplace, but i would say it's invisible. >> reporter: but what happens when your choice for the white house is making you feel isolated at work? >> i felt disrespected, insulted. >> reporter: john o'brien says he felt targeted after post ago pro-trump postcard in his work space. >> three managers at the company basically said i had to take it down. it was not allowed up er >> reporter: soon after he came to work and found the postcard vandalized. >> it felt like an attack. prior to putting my postcard up on my corkboard, i was treated very well. once i did put up the make america great on my corkboard, everything changed. >> reporter: o'brian decided to leave the job, his company not wishing to comment to abc news. if you find this unavoidable in your office, here are some dos and don'ts on how to approach this touchy subject.
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opportunity to change the other person's mind. be respectful and avoid blaming language. talk more in "i feel" statements. >> reporter: keep the conversation short. don't let it distract you from doing your job. >> let's agree to disagree. let's, you know, get back to what we're here to do, which is our jobs. >> reporter: rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> i feel like it's making me more productive. on facebook, it's a barrage of people arguing with each other. making me not wanting to go on anymore. >> i thought to skip all the talk about politics and talk about religion. that's more successful. >> yes. nothing can possibly go wrong. have a few cocktails while you do that, too. that's a recipe for success. >> oh, man. it's almost over, three weeks and this race is over. coming up, catching hot deals as the weather cools down. "world news now" continues
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? back to school behind us, now is a great time to splurge on purchases you may have been putting off as retailers gear up tort holidays. joining us this morning to talk about five areas where you can save serious cash, we have consumer expert with us. thank you for coming on. >> thanks for having me. >> it's interesting specific seasons have specific products you can go after.
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this morning on "world news now," it's being called an attack on our democracy. >> both campaigns reacting to the fire bombing of a republican party office in north carolina. the vandals spray painting hateful messages and threats on the walls. it comes after trump unleashed a barrage of tweets criticizing those on both sides of the aisle. in the fight against terror, the isis strong hold in iraq is now under way. iraqi forces move into mosul after days of building up on the outskirts of the second largest city. we're on the front lines. in florida, a vehicle flies careens off the highway in a fiery crash. anxious onlookers shouting as others race against the flames to rescue the victims from the smoldering wreckage. then the race for the white house runs right through the philadelphia suburbs.
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candidates. we talk to voters there on this monday morning, october 17th. from abc news, this is "worlds news now." a good monday morning to you all. we begin with reaction to the fire bomb that ripped through a local republican office in north carolina. >> donald trump blames hillary clinton and democrats tweeting the office was targeted, quoting here, because we're winning. police say the bottle, filled with flammable liquid, was thrown through the office, which is located near durham. all of this happening saturday night damaging the interior of the building along with furniture and trump campaign signs. a warning for republicans to get out of town was sprawled on a nearby building. >> this is a horrific, horrific act of political terrorism. one that we will not succumb to, and one that we will answer. >> hillary clinton also called the fire bombing horrific and unacceptable and north
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as an attack on our democracy. >> so as the campaign heads into the final three week stretch, donald trump is sharpening his attacks while fending off more sexual assault allegations. a washington post poll shows the race close with hillary clinton four points ahead of trump, still within the margin of error. >> with the third and final debate two days away, trump calls the election rigged and he's levying a wild allegation against hillary clinton. it's your voice, your vote, here's abc's mary bruce. >> reporter: donald trump is lashing out, saying the election can't be trusted. >> the election is being rigged by corrupt media pushing false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect hillary clinton president. >> reporter: without evidence, trump is increasingly saying he's the victim of a conspiracy to take him down. in less than 48 hours, trump claiming a rigged election more
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even suggesting "saturday night live" is in on it. >> what about all the women accusing you of sexual assault? >> they need to shut the hell up. >> reporter: tweeting, time to retire boring and unfunny show. alec baldwin portrayal stinks. media rigging election. trump's running mate tried to reassure the public. >> we'll respect the will of the american people in the election. >> reporter: the clinton campaign says trump is usi scorched earth scare tactics. >> he is swinging at every phantom of his own imagination because he knows he's losing. >> reporter: trump is ramping up attacks as more women accuse him of sexual misconduct. the latest to speak out, kathy heller, telling "the guardian" that in the mid 90s, trump kissed her without consent at a mother's day event in mar-a-lago. trump's campaign denies the allegation saying in a statement, it would have been
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past two decades. >> false stories, all made up, lies, lies. >> reporter: and trump speaking about a suspected fire bombing of a gop office in hillsboro, north carolina, seeming to blame clinton supporters. clinton condemning the attack on twitter calling it horrific and unacceptable. and with the final debate just days away, trump has a new unfounded theory. clinton may be on drugs. >> i think we should take a drug test prior to the debate. i do. because i don't know what's going on with her. but at the beginning of her last debate, she was all pumped up at the beginning, and at the end, it was, like, oh, take me down. >> reporter: despite all the controversy, our new poll shows trump supporters are sticking with him, but their enthusiasm is waning, down 1 points since last month. mary bruce, abc news, washington.
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campaign trail preparing for wednesday's debate, but she's facing growing questions over thousands of hacked e-mails posted by wikileaks. the e-mails, believed to be from campaign chairman john podesta, include transcripts of private speeches clinton gave to goldman sachs, appearing to show a softer assistance than given in public. she has scripted advisers instructing clinton to laugh at herself. the clinton campaign neither confirmed or deny the e-mails. they said russian hackers are trying to influence the election and are to blame. a major battle against isis is now under way in iraq. iraq's prime minister announced the operation to rib rat mosul from isis and says it's begun. mosul has been under isis control for more than two years and is the last major stronghold in iraq held by isis. u.s. secretary of defense ash carter describes the operation as a decisive movement in the campaign to defeat the terror group. alex marquardt is on the front lines and has more from just outside mosul.
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of troops massing for days near the city which is iraq's second biggest. we spent the day with kurdish forces here in the northern part of iraq. we visited several other bases that overlook both mosul and isis positions. every fighter we met was eager, even impatient to get the battle started and push isis out of mosul. this is their last stand. they lost all the other cities they took over in 2014, and the question now is whether they put up a big fight or try to slip away across the border into syria. the iraqi and kurdish forces are being backed up by american and other international special forces advisers on the ground and the u.s.-led coalition is carrying out air strikes, as well. the iraqi military dropped leaflets on the city telling residents to stay away from isis positions that will be targeted. around 1 million people are expected to flee the fighting. the u.n. and other agencies setting up emergency camps to accommodate all of them in what the u.n. says could be the biggest humanitarian crisis in the world this year.
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abc news, iraq. back in this country, two men in custody after a deadly gunfight in a party in los angeles. police are still seeking more. three people were killed and dozens of others wounded in a restaurant where a birthday party was held. witnesses described gunshots being mistaken for fireworks. suspects found after seeking treatment for their own injuries. police in lexington, kentucky, have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of the daughter of olympicic sprinter tyson gay. 15-year-old trinity gay was shot lot of a restaurant. the teen was a track star at her high school. police say she was caught in the cross fire and are looking for other suspects. communities near lake tahoe face a double threat this morning. firefighters work to gain control of a wildfire burning more than 20 homes. rainfall is helping those efforts, but now the rain is also creating new concerns about flooding. hundreds of structures are still threatened by the flames, and some mandatory evacuations are
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thousands of residents in washington and oregon are without power following a series of strong storms. winds around 50 miles per hour brought down trees all across the region. still, the storm did end up being much weaker than forecasters expected. it seemed no one read any forecast before this high school football game friday night. it couldn't stop the raiders who beat the forest grove vikings 27-8. but not exactly ideal playing weather. >> not quite, but there are still so many people in the fans. >> go crescent city. >> absolutely. the national league championship series is tied at one game apiece after the dodgers beat the cubs, 1-0. gonzalez homered in the second for the only run for los angeles there. it was pitcher kershaw shutting down chicago at home limiting cubs to a pair of singles over seven innings. the series now moves to los angeles on tuesday. the american league series resumes tonight with cleveland at toronto.
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two games to none. and on to fantasy sports because fantasy football performances, can't ask for more than what you got from giants receiver o'dell beckham jr. against the ravens, he caught a pass and turned it into a 75-yard touchdown. >> pretty impressive. when he got to the end zone, it got weird. he made a pole vaulter celebration with a triple jump. i don't think he stuck the landing. is my thought on it. >> his toes weren't even pointed. i mean, come on. >> yeah. then he continued his odd relationship with kicking, covering himself with it on the ground. come on, man, get a room. >> later, he did run another long touchdown and he was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct. then he went back to kicking the net. seemingly proposing to it and we're guessing the net said yes? >> i hope. i mean, they had to run the
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know -- >> made them stronger. >> so did he not get an unsportsmanlike penalty? >> there was one unsportsmanlike penalty, i believe. >> not for the first thing? >> i'm not sure. >> so weird. >> i don't understand where the line is of excess celebration? >> yeah. >> sometimes it seems so over the top and they get nothing and other times they do something that seems fairley simple and they are in trouble for it. >> i think it's fair to say the player needs to mp emotion. >> i'd say so. the "new york daily news" says they have to end it like beckham. tired of the antics and people in new york feel that way. >> but thankful he's on their fantasy teams. barely three weeks away from the presidential election, a candidate can't win the keystone state without winning the suburbs. talking to voters about what
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support is waivering. but, first, a former escort takes the witness stand in the hot car trial of a father facing murder charges in the death of his young son. what she testified that could spell trouble for the defense, and, remember, you can find us on facebook at wnnfans.com, and at twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." you bought a wig, a jersey, and overpriced nachos... ...don't let sinus symptoms bring you down now.
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citizens rush to try to rescue the driver there with a car on fire. the car rolled over, and the driver was not seriously injured, but fought rescuers as they tried to get him out of the vehicle. one of the participants describes the rescue as intense. turning now to the georgia man accused of murder for leaving his young son in a hot car. >> prosecutors called a former escort to the witness stand to paint a picture of a man they allege who was trying to escape his life as a husband and as a dad. >> reporter: a former escort took the stand friday at the murder trial of justin ross harris. prosecutors allege harris intentionally killed his 22 month old son, cooper harris. the escort, daniella duer testifying she had sex with the defendant weeks before he left his son to die in a hot car. >> the way i was able to
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didn't have any presence about him, just didn't care. >> reporter: the boy died in a hot summer day in 2014 after being left by his father in the backseat of the silver suv for several hours. harris, fighting a murder charge, is pleading not guilty, saying he forgot to drop the boy off at day care on his way into work. harris seen here crying on the first day of testimony as he relived the day. >> he was devastated by the loss of his son. >> reporter: testifying she was approached by police months after the boy's death with a picture of ross stating the phone number she used in the days of an escort was found in harris' phone records. >> did you actually engage in sexual acts with him back in may -- >> yes, on three occasions. >> reporter: prosecutors pointing to harris's cell phone records as well as computer searches as proof that harris didn't want to be a father any more. >> i entered the term child and found five accesses to reddit
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>> reporter: but the defense highlighting in what was missing in harris and his wife's internet search history, alleged searches related to in-car deaths. >> you found no evidence on the iphone or the macbook to corroborate that allegation? >> i found nothing that made statements to that effect, correct. >> marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. coming up, the do-or-die swing state of pennsylvania. >> will donald trump have enough support to carry the keystone state? we're going to hear what voters there are saying, next. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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? ? >> we have to let that play out a little bit longer. >> absolutely. >> the east coast is a big focus
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the crucial state of pennsylvania. >> so what impact did the trump tapes and the latest accusations have on the race there? neither candidate is taking all of this for granted. it's your voice, your vote with abc's martha raddatz. >> it's kind of been wishy-washy, but it's start to go look more like hillary clinton. >> i was more towards trump initially, but now i'm just undecided. >> reporte clinton, from trump to undecided, but we also found a surprising and consistent response to the "access hollywood" tapes. >> the tape on the bus. yeah, i mean, i don't know. no comment. i mean, you know, made some locker room comments, right? >> i don't think anyone i knew was surprised by it at all. >> reporter: in the end, the lack of surprise seems to have led to a lack of outrage. >> people are, like, oh, so
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think women talk that way, as well. >> reporter: we heard that attitude again and again. >> did you see the tape? did that bother you? >> i actually thought it was funny. >> reporter: she's undecided. i shouldn't be saying anything. >> reporter: but even holly watkins, a clinton supporter -- >> that's a personal decision he chose to make has nothing to do with performance. >> reporter: while washington and the democratic base are rolling with it. if you're for trump before -- >> still trump probably. >> reporter: dave ashworth thinks the debate was -- >> just a clown act. >> reporter: and yet? >> for me, election's about the supreme court and not necessarily the president. like, marriage equality and pro-choice. just, i don't believe in those things, so -- >> even if people don't like me,
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they have no choice. why? justices of the supreme court. >> reporter: many of trump's backers agree. maybe they're a little less excited to pull the lever, but trump aligns with their beliefs. >> just a lot of mud slinging both ways. but i still side with trump on most issues. >> i'm a big second amendment guy. >> reporter: did you see the tape? >> i did. >> reporter: what do you think? >> i think that that happens a lot in society today. >> reporter: but the fact that folks here are not shocked doesn't necessarily mean good things long term for trump in chester county. he's trending down statewide. the man who can no longer shock may be a man these voters no longer want to send to the white house. >> our martha raddatz reporting there reporting for us. 20 electoral votes at stake in pennsylvania. >> since september, each campaign held more than 20 official events in the state. they are definitely not taking pennsylvania for granted. >> it's sort of important.
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? all right, time now for "the mix," and we heard a lot this campaign season about the candidates not being honest enough, not being up front enough. >> yes. >> well, we have an indiana politician who's trying to set herself apart from the pack with a blunt billboard for her campaign. >> okay. >> getting straight to the issues that she believes her voters are concerned with. her billboard says, i won't steal, and i know how to count. all relevant, of course, because ann collins is running for treasurer of monroe county, indiana. >> that's one way to get to the point. >> a background of real estate investing, and this is what voters need to know. period and amen. >> important asset you want in a state treasurer. >> i can count. >> they can count. they won't steal, yeah. so pittsburgh is coming out with
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this morning on "world news now," fear and frustration on the campaign trail. this morning on "world news now," fear and frustration on the campaign trail. donald trump spending sunday on twitter spreading blame around for his political misfortunes and offering a potential motive for those responsible for the fire bombing of a republican party office. police in alaska on the hunt fo was shot in his own squad car. dash cam videos shows the suspected gunman approach the front of the car before taking off on foot. investigators are now asking the public for help. new this half hour, the clown craze extending to the shopping aisles. >> a retailer pulling clown costumes from the shelves.
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and the painful wardrobe malfunction that left beyonce with a bloody ear during a performance. but she still powered through her set. so what exactly went wrong? we're going to have the full story ahead in "the skinny." it's monday, october 17th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> not every day you see a performer like beyonce with blood on her shoulder. >> but she looks at it, goes, all right. >> oh. >> move on. i can handle this. >> dust it off your shoulder. >> just dust it off. let's talk about the presidential politics right now. because there's a lot of accusations going back and forth and not a lot of people dusting it off the shoulders. >> no. >> donald trump repeatedly telling supporters he's not getting a fair shake. >> as trump fired off tweets calling the election rigged, a new abc news/washington post poll shows hillary clinton with a four-point advantage, but that's still within the margin of error, so it's a virtual tie. >> that poll shows enthusiasm for trump is fading and two-thirds of registered voters reject his claim he did not make unwanted sexual advances towards women. it's your voice, your vote, and
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>> reporter: with the campaign rhetoric likely to intensify, a fire bombing in a republican headquarters in north carolina this weekend shocked the candidates. clinton tweeting, the attack on the orange county hq office is horrific and up acceptable. and though there's been no arrests, trump tweeting, animals representing hillary clinton and dems in north carolina just fire bombed our office in orange county because we are winning. trump were off the campaign trail. clinton in seclusion prepping for wednesday's debate, while donald trump lashed out saying the election is rigged. >> the election is being rigged by corrupt media pushing false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect hillary clinton president. >> reporter: with no evidence, trump increasingly suggests he's the victim of a conspiracy to
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his supporters already digging in. >> hillary clinton gets in, i, myself, i'm ready for a revolution because we can't have her in. >> reporter: trump's running mate tried to calm voters. >> we'll respect the will of the american people. >> reporter: the clinton campaign saying trump has resorted to scorched earth scare tactics. >> he is swinging at every phantom of his imagination because he knows he's losing. >> reporter: these e-mails believed stolen from john pedesta's account by what the fbi suspects could be russian hackers. one includes transcripts of private speeches clinton gave to goldman sachs, and while not confirmed by the campaign or verified by abc news, it shows tough talk about wall street in public got less tough in private. another has aides expressing frustration with clinton's unwillingness about clinton not being forthcoming about the her private e-mail server. two weeks later, she said this -- >> that was a mistake. i'm sorry about that. >> reporter: abc news, new york. >> that e-mail dump from wikileaks appears to show clinton camp was worried warren
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warren did ends up backing clinton last night and she teamed up with sanders in denver for a rally. they said they are going to defeat trump and bring millions together for a revolution. to the breaking news from overseas this morning. isis in danger of losing its last major city in iraq. after weeks of preparation, government forces are now moving to retake iraq's second largest city. the terrorist group has held it since ju u.s. defense secretary ash carter calls the mosul operation a decisive movement in the campaign to defeat isis. the u.s.-led coalition artillery and air strikes are lending support to this effort. and isis has already lost an important town in syria, pushed out yesterday by turkish-backed rebels. dabiq is a small town and of marginal importance, but the group played it up in propaganda for a doomsday battle for western crusaders.
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little desire for interventions but want sanctions against russia. in the wake of its air strikes in the city of aleppo, the european union meets this week to keep up the pressure on russia. emotions ran high as nigerian school girls were reunited with their parents after spending more than two years as hostages. 21 girls were released from boko haram last week, but they were reunited with their families on sunday. there were the first girls released after negotiations between the group and nigeria's government. nearly 200 are still captive. police in alaska are asking for the public's help to find a suspect wanted for shooting an officer. take a look at this dash cam video. it's pretty dramatic. from the officer's car, it shows the suspect walking down the sidewalk and crossing to the officer's side of the car. another video shows the alleged
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vehicle. police say he stole it and abandoned it blocks away after shooting the officer who was seriously injured. mourners had gathered in a san diego park to pay their respects to four people who were killed in an accident. it took place on saturday when a pickup truck plunged off a bridge falling right into the middle of a festival. abc's eva pilgrim has the details. >> reporter: the driver of this demolished pickup truck, a member of the u.s. navy, charged with four counts of vehicular >> it almost sounded like gunfire. and then you seen the vehicle come down. >> the vehicle is on its side and it's going to roll back over. we need fire to brace the car. >> reporter: this cell phone video shows the chaos and panic at a crowded fair in san diego after that truck flew off a bridge and plunged 60 feet on to a vendor at a packed motorcycle festival. >> when they arrived, they did find the vehicle on its side and on top of four individuals. >> reporter: police officers and firefighters rushing to help the
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authorities say the driver, 24-year-old richard anthony sapolio, seen here was treated at the scene was under the influence when he lost control. >> no other thought that, you know, but what's -- what you see is somebody's got to be dead. >> reporter: sapolio survived the crash and is in the hospital with serious injuries. he has not yet entered a plea. this crash could have been worse. the truck stopped feet from a stage where a band was playing. no word on how the injured are abc news, new york. well, as expected, san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick continued the protest of the national anthem before his team's game in buffalo. kaepernick and two teammates knelt down during the anthem prompting some boos from some buffalo fans. kneeling is kaepernick's protest against racial inequality and police brutality. after the game, kaepernick questioned why his actions are
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>> i don't understand what's un-american about fighting for liberty and justice for everybody, for the equality that this country says it stands for. you know, to me, i see it as very patriotic and american to uphold the united states to the standards that it says it lives by. >> colin kaepernick said some bills fans told him they were supporting him. he made his first start in nearly a year yesterday, but it didn't do any good against buffalo. the bills won that game, 45-16. don't bother looking for a clown mask at target this halloween. the giant retailer is no longer selling them in the stores and removing them from the website. target is sensitive to the increasing number of crazy clown scares, which have now been reported around the world. some clown costumes may be available. >> there goes my excuse when i walk into a halloween party, why do you have a clown mask on. no, it's just this mug. okay. be here all day.
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banning the latest bedroom slippers. >> thank the lord. >> they not only make your feet look like a wookie from "star wars," but they make the sounds. this is awesome. in fact, there are two different wookie words in each pair of slippers. >> one size fits most adult human, and notice the toenails on the front. a nice touch. keeping the feet warm while stationed or lounging around the millennium fall falcon, perhaps. i like each one has different sounds. you can't just have one sound. you need two. >> snowfall sounds, i guess so. over the weekend, a video, a compilation of everyday items that actually sound like the beloved wookie went viral. >> did you know a coke zero does that? >> it's so stupid but so funny.
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>> i didn't realize so many things sounded like chewy. >> i had no idea. >> i wonder if they used these kind of items to make the sound for the slippers. >> probably. >> this mug doesn't do much. >> our mugs are broken. we need chubacka-sounding mugs. >> nothing. >> we're very disappointed with our surroundings now. coming up, the surprise guest star who joins sir paul mccartney on stage. the duet she sang with the rock n roll hall of famer, and what sir paul joked about as she left the stage. and the frightening home takeover that's turned one family's life into a living nightmare. the caregiver for their elderly father who now refuses to move out months after his death. but, first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by musinex dm
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the moon this weekend hit a triple play. a hunter's super moon. that's a full moon, also a hunter's moon, meaning it usual, and in addition to that, the moon is at one of the closest points in its orbit around the earth so it appears even larger than usual. but if you can't run outside during our break, don't worry, you'll get two more chances this year to see the hunter super moon. >> very impressive this weekend. bitter case of a home takeover. it's unfolding right now in san diego and it's prompting many homeowners to think twice about who they invite into their home for live-in help. >> so a caregiver for elderly man refuses to move out although
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is still alive. >> reporter: a community fighting back on behalf of a 90-year-old woman trying to get back into the home she's lived in for nearly six decades. >> i think that she's heartless. she's heartless. >> reporter: fran breslower is talking about the woman she hired a year ago to care for her dying husband. cheryl cherrell, featured here in a 2010 episode of "horders: buried alive" moved into her home, but when she tried to fire cheryl, she refused to lea even after fran's husband passed away in january. >> she got to be nasty after that. >> reporter: both women filing restraining against each other, sheryl accused of being punched in the arm. >> if you met my mother, she's 90 years old in failing health. >> reporter: claiming they changed the light, and the story was brought to light by our affiliate, kgtv.
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we called her, called her attorney. so far, no response. across the country, other stories of homeowners locked out. this one in santa cruz where airb&b renters caught on camera refused to leave. experts say the best way to prevent this is never use craigslist, the newspaper or a friend's recommendation to hire a caregiver. only use a bonded insured care giver agency. abc news, los angeles. when we come back, a painful wardrobe malfunction leaving beyonce bleeding on stage. and could it really be true? a third "sex in the city" movie? what sarah jessica parker says. "the skinny" is next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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? ski so skinny ? all right. all right. time for "the skinny," starting with a scare for beyonce. >> yes. the pop diva was performing over the weekend in brooklyn for her husband','s, jay-z's charity concert when her long braided ponytail caught in one of her earrings and literally ripped it out of her earlobe. >> the resulting injury so bad it left blood dripping down her neck, horrifying concert goers, the audience, and those watching live stream.
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strength and determination and resolve, beyonce powered through her set without even missing a beat. no word this morning on just how extensive that injury was, but you saw that moment there in the video clip where she's touching her ear, and then -- >> looks at the hand. >> and then just keeps going. yeah. >> she's not scared. >> she's not scared. this is the reason why we all bow down. next, to a much less painful performance on stage in southern california. >> no wardrobe malfunctions for sir paul mccartney who surprised a crowd at the desert trip music festival when he brought rihanna on stage to perform their hit, "four or five seconds." >> the duet was the first time the former beatle and bad girl performed the song together
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>> the music festival is nicknamed old chela making fun of the oldest demographic of attendees. >> even sir paul, himself, joked about it as rihanna stepped down from the stage. ask we timely found someone under 50, under the age of 50. >> seems like a great show. i'd go. >> yeah. next, ground shaking news for "sex in the city fans." >> during an interview on cbs sunday morning, sarah jessica parker was discussing her new tv series on hbo called "divorce." >> but the conversation turned to "sex in the city", and the star dropped a hint about the idea of a third movie that could be taking shape soon. >> here's a warning from parker about the third movie. >> huge fan? >> yeah. she said, quote, the idea, it rests in the butler's pantry, not on the table, but somebody's holding it nearby. >> huh. now, she did not elaborate on
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how far away the butler's pantry is from the table, of course. >> yes. but this latest threat certainly sounds a lot more promising than what she said back in may when she said there were no plans for a third installment. so the warnings are getting more dire. >> if it does come out, we'll make sure you get that assignment. >> absolutely. big news for the simpson's. >> it marked a milestone last night, 600 episodes with it "tree house 27" becoming the first tv show to feature virtual reality. >> featured in 1 episodes from tv history, already the longest running prime time series in terms of total number of seasons, hitting that milestone back in 2009 with 21 seasons. >> now only 36 episodes away from cbs's "gunsmoke" for total number of episodes for prime time scripted live action series. it aired in 1955, ran for 635 episodes and held that record
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different really means. here is abc's dawn vanden. >> can you do anything? >> i can do anything i want. >> reporter: call what you're seeing here sophia sanchez in her own words. >> and are you smart? >> i am smart. >> reporter: a video of her mom asking her questions. >> are you kind? >> i am kind. >> reporter: that got 5 million facebook views this month, for this part especially. >> little miss? >> yes? >> do you have down syndrome? >> yes, i do. >> is down syndrome scary? >> no, it's not scary. >> reporter: and the story? sofia, who is 7, was born in ukraine, as she, herself, reported for a school project and was adopted by jennifer and hector sanchez when she was 16 months old. joining a family where her older brother, joaquin, also has down syndrome. >> i'm able to give my son a sibling that understands him, is like him, and they can share in the journey together. >> reporter: which puts the sanchez family in the forward ranks of a decade's old movement
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accepting of people who are different, as accepting as sophia is of herself. >> she is basically being a self-advocate for people with disability, and that they have a love of life. >> reporter: because look at how confident this little kid is and the fact that so many people shared own commented on facebook just might mean we're closer to the day when words like sophia's will be no big deal because then acceptance will be total. john van dan, abc news. >> confident and cute. >> her mom says she's a bundle of energy that she loves to act, she dances, she plays soccer and she loves to do all the things all other little girls her age love to do. >> and it's great watching her do all of those things. by the way, october is national down syndrome awareness month. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> coming up, more news from abc. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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making news in america this morning -- donald trump is questioning the legitimacy of the election and going after even "saturday night live" accusing the show of doing a hit job. and another batch of hillary clinton e-mails released by wikileaks. what they say about debate wall street bankers. plus, a republican party office in north carolina fire-bombed. breaking overnight, the battle for mosul begins. iraqi forces are now surrounding the isis strong hold. alex marquardt is on the front lines. he's live with us with the latest. and, look at the dramatic rescue as people form a human chain to save a driver inside a flaming suv. and feeling the squeeze. the crisis hitting the orange industry causing prices to go

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