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a shot of the world trade center. honoring the victims of the deadly earthquake in italy. on thursday evening one world trade was lit in green, white and red in the colors of the italian flag. and that region is dealing with another earthquake overnight. the 4.3-magnitude quake hit near the town of amatrice again. the death toll from wednesday's quake stands at 250. hundreds of other people hurt. rescuers are combing through the ru there have been more than 450 aftershocks recorded since wednesday. and back in this country things are back to normal at the two major airports in south florida. >> yesterday a far-reaching power outage shut down things. >> reporter: a complete ground stop at miami's airport, ft. lauderdale, too, after this startling radio call from controllers to pilots. >> everybody on this frequency use extreme caution.
we cannot see you. >> reporter: the controller lining up jets for landing, in essence, blinded. >> we cannot see you on the radar. >> reporter: that left jetliners with no place to land and circling, more than a dozen flights diverted to other airports. the problem, a power outage took out the radar and communication systems. >> i think we still have this vulnerability. we have facilities with redundant systems and backup power supplies that don't seem to work. >>ep another center took over the air space. the jets that could see each other on their controls landed safely. it look 90 minutes to reboot the system. the power outage lasted five minutes. more than 100 flights affected with delays up to an hour and raising new questions about power systems. abc news, reagan national airport. coming up, music and the people who want to be president. >> tunes and presidential candidates have gone hand in hand for about as long as
? ? hard core. >> is that -- what is that? >> hard core hail of the chief. >> yes, it is. >> that's a tune that donald trump and hillary clinton hope to soon be playing for them. >> before they get to the white house, the presidential candidates have a lot of music they have to go through along the way. >> reporter: good morning, guys. we all have that moment where you hear a song and you can't get it out of your head. it's no different on the
it catchy song is basically a presidential requirement. this presidential campaign has seen plenty of controversies from hillary clinton's e-mail scandal. >> that was a mistake. i'm sorry about that. >> reporter: to donald trump's immigration switch. >> no, i'm not flip-flopping. and now there's a heated debate over a song. the political twitter world lit up. hillary clinton's song is driving some people nuts. ? her song has played over and over at rallies and over. ? the song played so much some people can't take it anymore. one reporter tweeted, last week i told the traveling hillary press i still liked "fight song," and they ordered me off the plane. senator chris murphy tweeted, "i like "fight song" a lot.
nick lachey solo album on repeat. so there's that." whether you love them or hate them, presidential tune have become a requisite for presidential campaigns starting in 1940. more recently, bill clinton went with fleet wood mac. ? john mccain liked to play this curious disco hit. ? that's right. john mccain loves a and barack obama chose stevie wonder. ? but selecting a song to define a campaign isn't an easy task. in a documentary mitt romney recalls laughing when someone suggested kid rom's "born free." >> i think because it's like kid rock, that would never pass the smell test. ? >> i looked at the lyrics, and it was really appropriate. and it went on from there. >> reporter: "fight song" may be
she often turns to katy perry. ? trump draws from a wide ranging mix of songs. he declared victory to queen, shaken hands to pavaroti, and walked out of a plane to "jock jams." ? >> >> reporter: several artists ranging from neal young to the rolling stones have sent the gop nominee cease and desist letters. ? >> reporter: but oftentimes, trump keeps doing what he wants. despite the cease and desist letter donald trump did play "you can't always get what you want" when he walked off stage in manchester today. as for hillary clinton in reno,
no mountain high enough." she decided not to play "fight song." we don't know if it's because of the debate, but we'll be keeping an eye on if she plays that song next time she walks off stage. >> a musical flip-flop. scandal on the campaign trail. >> i was just listening, and listening to your piece, and the pavaroti song was used in a graphic murder scene in the "godfather" movie. playing it. >> the problem with this song is that you can't get it out of your head. just to help you with that, can we play the "fight song" to have it as your ear worm on this friday morning. 5:00 p.m. when you're singing it, you're like thank you. >> i wish she would go with the katy perry more often. that's my favorite. >> i like this, but i also like clay aiken's first album. so there's that.
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time for insomniac theater. this comes with a summer history time for insomniac theater. this comes with a summer history lesson. >> yeah, we'll start with "hands of stone." the venezuelan actor that plays the boxer. he rose to win four titles. robert de niro plays his trainer. >> i've trained more world champs than anyone else in boxing history. i haven't stepped into a ring for more than a decade. it's 66 seconds, he changed my life. >> i want you to meet the best trainer in the history of boxing. >> an american?
>> reporter: eventually it chronicles the showdowns with sugar ray leonard including the famous no mas incident. the judges harshly giving it a 40% splat on rotten tomatoes. they say it's hard to escape that you're watching a routinely conceived boxing flick. and it can't decide if it wants to be "raging bull" or "remember the titans." in the end, it's a little too >> next, set in the summer of 1989 when barack obama goes out with a young michelle robinson. the future president played by parker soyers and the first lady tika sumpter. before young barack shows up late, young michelle tells her parents they are not going on a date. >> look at that car. >> he's a summer associate. i told you all about him from harvard law. i mentioned i worked legal aid, and he invited me to the event at the garden. >> huh.
plumbing. >> what's this boy's name? >> barack obama. >> barack what? >> dad did learn his name. as did the rest of the country and the world. "south side with you" gets plenty of votes. 92% on rotten tomatoes. "time's" reviewer says "as a work imagination inspired by fact, the film shimme w and jake coil at the associated press says it's charming. it's an odyssey through african american life in 1989. >> a decent movie. 92% is impressive. this summer has been rough for movies. >> your movie sounds good too. >> "hands of stone"? yes. 40%. just as it escapes your ear, it's back. >> the ear worm.
this morning on "world news now," donald trump shifts back to a tougher stance on immigration. overnight trump opening up about his yet to be overnight trump opening up >> overnight, trump opening up about his yet to be announced policy on the issue. this is both me and hillary clinton use racially charged rhetoric and images to attack the other. police are searching into the death of two nuns. they were stabbed to death in their own home. a nervous community on the hunt for the killers intensifies. police show up in the cockpit of a plane to find the co-pilot allegedly drunk behind the controls. we're told his blood alcohol level, 15 times over the legal limit. how did they catch him? and anchors aweigh. sailors surprise a world war ii veteran with a touching tribute bringing together generations of patriots on this friday, august 25th.
from abc news, this is "world news now." i like our new theme music. it is great. anchors aweigh. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we begin this half hour with the latest allegations in the race for the white house and donald trump's seemingly unsettled immigration policy. >> after he said he was open to softening his approach on mass deportation, trump's stance is a little unclear. even in his latest interview he says there will be no path to legalization unless undocumented immigrants leave the country and come back. and the most heated back and forth so far, trump and hillary clinton now tangling over race and bigotry. and a national poll shows clinton with a 10 point lead over trump. we get more now from david wright. >> reporter: hours before hillary clinton took the stage in reno, donald trump dropped this bomb. >> hillary clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes.
better future. hillary clinton is a bigot. >> reporter: that woman behind him, there, appears to be shocked. clinton made her case that it's trump who has been running a racist campaign. >> donald trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. he is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> reporter: in some of her strongest language yet, she ran down the list. >> he promoted the racist lie that president obama is not really an american citizen. >> reporter: using trump's own words against him, she accused him of launching his run for the presidency with another racist lie about mexican immigrants. >> they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime. they're rapists, and some, i assume, good people. >> there has been a steady
him. >> reporter: she also made it clear she doesn't buy trump's new effort to reach out to african american voters. >> i say this to the african american community, give donald trump a chance. we will turn it around. we will make your streets safe so when you walk down the street you don't get shot which is what's happening now. >> trump has stood up in front of largely white audiences and described black communities in such insulting and ignorant terms. >> reporter: clinton's campaign released a new video. >> the reason a lot of klan members like donald trump is because a lot of what he believes we believe in. donald trump would be best for the job. >> reporter: for president? >> yeah. >> reporter: trump denounced her
>> when democratic policies fail, they are left with only this one, tired argument. you're racist. you're racist. you're racist. they keep saying it. you're racist. it's a tired, disgusting argument. >> reporter: and trump was asked to explain why he really thinks clinton is a bigot. >> her policies are bigoted. she knows they're not going to work. >> you think she's personally bigoted? >> of course she is. they're her policies. she comes out with the policies. >> hatred is at the core? >> maybe she's lazy. >> reporter: the battle lines now seem to be drawn. each side accusing the other of race baiting. david wright, abc news. turning to our other major story this morning. nearly three dozen reported tornadoes tore through wide areas of the country from the south through new york. republican vice presidential nominee mike pence surveyed the devastation in his home state of indiana where seven confirmed
including an ef-3 packing winds in excess of 150 miles per hour. the twisters carved a path of destruction through neighborhoods, leveling homes and uprooting trees. videos show a starbucks collapsing like a house of cards. employees and customers took cover in the bathrooms and only minor injuries reported. tropical storm gaston is expected to regain strength in the central atlantic over the weekend, building itself back up to a hurricane. forecasters say the storm's remain east of bermuda before making a sharp turn into the north atlantic. while it's at sea, it is still expected to generate dangerous rip currents up and down the east coast. police in mississippi may have a lead as they try to solve the murders two of nuns. sister paula merrill on the left and margaret held were found stabbed to death an hour north of jackson. thursday night they found the car which had gone missing. it was a mile from home. the two women described as sweet and gentle.
>> at first i was safe here, because this is a neighborhood watch. but right now i don't think i feel too safe. if something happens this close to home. >> authority say there were signs of a break-in at the home. sister margaret and sister paula were 68 years old. they worked as nurse practitioners for the poor. a deadly explosion rocked a sports center in sports center. the cause of the explosion is unknown. officials say it appears to be accidental. not a terrorist attack. emergency services and rescue worker are on the scene. in afghanistan, officials with the american university in kabul are vowing to reopen following a deadly ten hour siege. 14 people were killed when gunmen stormed the campus. some students managed to escape by jumping from windows, and
classrooms. at least 48 people were injured. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. another earthquake strikes central italy as the region tries to recover from wednesday's deadly quake. the 4.7 quake struck near amatrice. that city is one of three still reeling from the tremor that left 350 dead. victims are still being pulled from beneath the debris of collapsed buildings in three towns. survivors and rescue crews received another scare on thursday. a 4.3-magnitude aftershock rattling amatrice. you can see from the video. there have been nearly 500 aftershocks since thursday morning. we're learning more about the latest encounter at sea between the u.s. and iranian navy vessels. on wednesday, a u.s. navy patrol ship fired three warning shots at an iranian boat that came within 200 yards of the
it's the latest of all too close encounters this week. >> our ships were in international waters. our sailors were conducting themselves professionally as they are trained to do, and we did not see the same from the iranian boats on the other side. >> firing warning shots is rare and hasn't happened in a long time in encounters with iran. pentagon officials stressed u.s. ships will take whatever steps are necessary to protect themselves. and here at home, two people have been hospitalized after their plane nose-dived into a home in indiana. nobody was home at at the time. a small dog managed to escape unharmed. there was no fire, but the home suffered extensive structural damage including, of course, a gaping hole in the roof. the cause of the crash in the early stages right now of an investigation. a few hundred miles north in michigan, a bond hearing friday for the co-pilot accused of trying to fly while drunk. the talon air charter was supposed to take off from traverse city. authorities say the pilot noticed the co-pilot was acting strange and alerted company dispatchers.
of intoxicants and slurred speech as well as bloodshot, watery eyes. >> officials say the co-pilot's blood alcohol level was .301. that's more than 15 times the legal limit for flight crews. the co-pilot was immediately fired. u.s. olympic swimmer ryan lochte is under indictment in brazil. police charged lochte with filing a false report. it stems from the night lochte said he and three swimmers were robbed at gunpoint. lochte has to decide whether to present a defense or not appear in court. the indictment is also being sent to the international olympic committee's ethics commission. now we're going to show you a guy who truly immerses himself in his work. >> take a look at this picture. it's going viral. that is the bottom half of jimmy cox. he's a utility worker in texas
a woman's home. she snapped that photo to show his devotion. cox says it's the type of service he and his co-workers provide all the time. >> thankfully it was a water pipe and not a sewage line. i'm not sure he would have gone headfirst into that. wow. the hole was 5 1/2 feet deep. the woman said she had to shut down her facebook and turn off her e-mail because of all the hits this photo has received. >> jimmy is getting a lot of props this morning. ll >> bravo. we'll give him our mvp for this friday morning. coming up, a veteran gets a >> a group of sailors serenade a survivor of pearl harbor. hear what he told his fellow sailors after the tribute. first, the new app helping kids as they start school. beyond reading and writing and arithmetic, there's a new app to help kids with their emotional skills. the details just after the break. and you can always share you emotions with us on facebook at
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pharrell williams are the others are fighting that it was a copyright infringement. one of the biggest issues in the case is that sound recordings were not originally covered under federal law. attorneys say jurors should have been instructed to make a decision based only on the sheet music. take that. >> that fight will continue. >> and we'll keep hearing the song. that's okay. >> i'm okay. original was good. marvin gay's version own that one. time to get the kids back to school. pencils. >> check. >> backpack? >> check. happy parents? >> check. >> in addition to all of that, how about high-tech tools and tactics to help youngsters get in the mood to start learning again.
tips. >> reporter: ferris bueller wasn't exactly a straight-a student. >> how can i be expected to handle school on a day like this? >> reporter: how can you help your kids fall in love with learning? new tools are increasing the options. >> before kindergarten, play-based groups focus on social and emotional needs of children. in particular, they focus on things like cooperative play and working together. >> reporter: experts say social to learning. things like self-control and the ability to interact with peers. >> decades of research show that social and emotional skills are a stronger correlate to school readiness and to life success. >> reporter: one app called q wonder coming out in september uses games, fun songs and celebrity interviews to try to teach these skills. >> the app in the show does eye contact, focus, grit, problem solving, how to deal with everyday social situations. >> reporter: things my kids are learning in school, too. you had ways to deal with your
>> yeah. the tool box. garbage can tool, the empathy tool, the breathing tool, the personal space tool. >> reporter: that's a lot of tools. i love the trash can. throw the little stuff away. >> i let the little things go. >> reporter: because the educational environment is changing for kids, that means parents need to keep up. >> it's critical that parents are connected to what's happening in their child's classroom and know wha do to help support their children at home. >> reporter: national data shows that just 33% of eighth grade students are proficient in math and 34% in reading. but learning heros, a site that helps parents navigate school, says 90% of parents believe their child is at or above grade level. >> we work to inform parents about what's happening in their child's classroom and connect them to the resources and tools and opportunities to help their child be successful in school. >> reporter: abc news, oakland, california.
good tool for parents is this app called remind me. it was the number one app this past week on the apps list. >> we wrote that down and i forgot to look it up. >> it's not memory. it's something where teachers can connect with parents and remind parents that their kid has homework that's due later on today. so it's sort of -- >> so now if parents have homework. >> the parents know when their kid has an assignment due. >> you can't say i'm done. >> no. your teacher told me you have a quiz tomorrow. mom saying on the first day of school, what am i going to do without them. they're too young. i'm going to miss them. day two -- ? freedom ? she's cruising down the street in her mini van. >> heading home and enjoying her chardonnay. coming up in our next half hour, the ceo of the company that makes epipens is defending the price hike and promising new discounts. first, some navy sailors going out of their way to thank an elderly veteran. the special moment straight ahead.
? of course, that is "anchors aweigh," the official song of the united states navy. it was written by the naval academy's bandmaster in 1907. >> it's the fight song. it was part of a special serenade for an elderly veteran. >> reporter: this quiet street in california suddenly quiet no longer. all of them gathering in front of one house.
>> reporter: and why were they there? these sailors came to salute a world war ii veteran who couldn't make the trip to see the "uss iowa." ? >> reporter: he heard them. ernie thompson, on his porch, saluting back. ernie, proudly served his country in world war ii. >> the battle ship missouri -- >> reporter: he was on the "uss missouri," ending the war. one by one the next generation of sailors lining up to personally thank ernie for his service. >> it was an absolute pleasure. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> reporter: and ernie with a message for them. >> i'm very proud to have served the navy and served my family and my country. >> reporter: and his country thanking him. david muir, abc news, new york. >> we thank him for his service.
time for "the mix." of course, it turns out that hide and seek is not just for kids anymore. did you know there's actually a world championship of hide and seek? it aches -- it's taken place for six years now. where did she go? wow, you could win at this take a look at the video. >> okay, fine. >> this is in the alps. there are some five teams. this video, five teams. one person from each group has to hide from the other team and the neutral team. they have 60 seconds to hide. once the time is up they have 10 minutes to reach the target mattress. these people are sober and playing this game. >> this is more complicated than the hide and seek i played as a kid. >> or that you just played.
mom and new baby, normally moms try to sleep when the baby does, as well. not this photographer mom. this is what she does when her baby is taking a nap. meet laura and her daughter joey. laura dresses her up and takes photographs. originally meant just for friends until netflix saw one of her characters from "stranger things" shared the version and it's going viral. thousands of followers on instagram. lots of polka time. kendis? ? politics and foreign wars all the weather and all the scores ? ? that's the world news polka ? ? congress up to its old tricks ? ? we'll discuss it in the mix that's brand new stanza ? ? accordians around the world here at nyc in bryant park on n summer they
? as for me no invite ? ? i'm here just for spite with the "world news" polka ? i've had worse things thrown at me. don't worry. ? ? that's the world news polka ? ? people criticize my music almost every day ? ? you can call me a-rod because they told me not to play ? ? i use steroids on and off prednisone so i don't cough ? ? that's my chronic asthma ? ? you may not like my singing but at least i don't wear blue ? ? i could be like carlos danger and be texting you ? ? squeeze box selfies make me flinch ? ? accordons can really pinch ? ? that's the world news polka ?
this morning on "world news now," bigotry and p this morning, bigotry and paranoia on the campaign trail. the heated attacks step up after clinton released the ad with images of the kkk. donald trump firing back with his toughest criticism yet. strong aftershocks in italy are ability to find survivors. rescuers are hoping for more miracles as day breaks. and an officer's heroic efforts caught on body cam. >> he jumps into action to pull a crash victim from a fiery wreck. see how he was able to free him. and making an entrance, you might say. kanye west kicking off his much anticipated tour. wait until you see the
we're going to touch the sky on this friday, august 26th. from abc news, this is "world news now." if it's bey would be beyonce and that's ye, it's bay. sorry, we're not the cool kids. let's start with other "b" words. bigotry. >> this a big one going on in politics. >> it was. hillary clinton's attack on donald trump, accusing him of giving rise to a radical fringe element within the republican party. >> clinton hammered trump on race and hate, he pushed back, continuing to call her a bigot, and he's accusing her of trying to smear his supporters. and trump is expected to clarify his immigration plan after conflicting comments about mass deportation. it's "your voice, you're vote." >> reporter: donald trump is
hillary clinton is a bigot. in an interview he elaborated. >> her policies are bigoted. she knows they're not going to work. >> you think she's personally bigoted? >> she is. of course she is. they're her policies. >> but hatred is at the core? >> maybe she's lazy. i don't know what it is. >> reporter: hours earlier in reno clinton launched her own attack on trump. >> he says he wants to make america great again, but more and more it seems his message seems to be make america hate again. >> reporter: in the first appearance on the campaign trail this week, clinton said trump is promoting prejudice and running a racist campaign. >> he is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is reinforcing that message with a new ad. >> the reason a lot of klan
believes, we believe in. >> reporter: in an interview with our new hampshire affiliate, trump denied he wants white supremacists' votes. >> not at all. i will tell you, this is not hate. this is about love. >> reporter: as he trades jabs with clinton, he raises questions over his stance on immigration. >> we're going to find people immediately, and i mean first hour of my -- the first document i will sign will say get the bad ones out of this country. >> reporter: but trump offers a murky answer wn details. >> we have crime all over this country. >> if they haven't committed crime, is as well going to be a path to legalization? >> there is not a path. there's no path to legalization unless people leave the country, if they come back in, then they can start paying taxes. >> reporter: that answer offers a glimpse into his struggle to pinpoint his immigration plan. he says he will explain his plan
and that was the speech he was originally supposed to give this week. >> yes. today, in fact. >> and the attacks are heated, but they have been for a while. they seem to be shifting in tone a little bit. he seems to be softening his a little bit while still attacking hers, and she seems to be trying to go after him harder directly. is there a strategy? >> it's interesting to watch them. this was hillary clinton's only campaign event this week, and we saw her in some ways adopting a trump-like attack on him. she was going after him hard. trump, he is softening. he said that about immigration, but in some ways he's using the teleprompter more often. we should expect him to see him go harder on her, but he's said it's important for him to stick on message, because he does better with voters and in the polls when he does that. we'll see if it's the strategy that they both keep up ahead of the debate. >> that debate being one month from today in long island, new york.
sort of attack they have. >> thank you for being here. we appreciate it. we're following breaking news this morning out of omaha, nebraska. a suspect ran a vehicle into the nose gear of a southwest airlines jet. he breached a perimeter fence, jumped into a vehicle on the ramp, and drove it straight into the plane as passengers were boarding. there are reports of minor injuries among crew members but no passengers. the suspect is now in custody. and some more breaking news from belgium. officials have ruled out terrorism as cause of a deadly blast of a sports center. >> officials say it was most likely a gas explosion that killed one person and injured at least four others. police told abc news the facility was nearly empty during the accident. the investigation into the cause of the explosion continues. keeping our focus overseas, turkey is expanding its
about controlling the kurds than defeating isis. turkey gave kurdish forces a week to reduce their presence near the turkish border. the tension is threatening the goal of defeating isis. and new details about the former american hostage, kayla mueller's torch in captivity. she was tortured, verbally abused and forced into slave labor for isis commanders in syria. fellow hostages say she never surrendered hope. at one point s defend her faith to an isis executioner, jihadi john. in italy another earthquake has just hit the central part of the country. that 4.7-magnitude quake hit overnight near amatrice and comes as 250 people are declared dead from wednesday's earthquake. terry moran with more. >> reporter: with time now working against the rescuers here, there are extraordinary moments playing out amid the ruins.
the rubble after 17 hours. her feet appearing first. then firefighters slowly lifting her into the arms of her rescuers. [ applause ] this man stuck underneath his crumbled home for more than 24 hours, pulled to safety. his slight smile, the only hint of his relief. officials say the best chance of finding someone alive is within 48 hours of the quake. a window that is rapidly closing here. and strong aftershocks are only complicating efforts. this building, part of a school, was badly damaged but still standing, and then one of the aftershocks took it down. the picturesque town has been turned into a flattened moonscape. drone footage showing a divide. the town's ancient buildings in ruins while the more modern buildings still stand. many of those who were able to escape their homes when the quake hit are now left with nothing. and the aftershocks continue to
fear from them. this is a mountainous region hard to get in and out of. and this whole side of town, this whole part of the disaster zone is cut off. terry moran, abc news, italy. >> still unbelievable pictures there. back here, police in mississippi hope the discovery of a missing car may help solve the murders of two nuns. sister paula merrill on the left and sister margaret held were found stabbed to death in their house in durant, about an hour north of jackson. authorities say there were signs of a break-in. thursday night detectives found their car about a mile from their home. in arizona a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a shooting range instructor who was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl who lost control of an uzi. this captured the final moments of the man's life. the lawsuit states the owners and operators of the shooting range were negligent, stating
appropriate weapon to entrust to a young girl. a police officer in georgia is being hailed as a hero after pulling a crash victim out of a fiery wreck. officer dan whitney's camera caught the whole things. you see as he runs to the rescue, trying to douse the flames with a fire extinguisher. whitney was eventually able to bend the door frame and then pull the passenger out to safety. the driver, however, was killed. overseas, thousands of people gathered in mumbai in india for an annual festival. >> the festivities include a human peer med curd. the participants tried to reach a pot hung above the street with the help of a rope. >> but then they break the pot allowing the curd to splash down on top of them. the festival marks the anniversary of a hindu god and is based on a legend that the god used to steal butter and curd kept out of his reach by his mother.
i'm surprised no one just goes up and snatches it and runs away. wouldn't that be more indicative? >> it's interesting. on the west coast this weekend, another tradition is starting similar to this. but different treats will be there. burning man kicks off. >> definitely different treats. i like the spirit of that festival in india. >> yeah. it seems to wholesome. >> yeah. >> everyone is excited. coming up, the outrage over epipen pricing ratcheting up after the ceo of the company who makes the drug speaks out. could she have dug the hole even deeper? and kanye west looking down on the rest of us, and we mean it literally. we'll check out his one of a kind stage setup. for the first time the people who have nosebleed seats, you're jealous of them. we'll explain in "the skinny." first, a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by nice and easy hair color. "world news now" weather
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if you're reaching for the second or third cup of coffee at this hour, you might want to thank your genes. researchers suggest the lack of a specific gene causes people to drink more coffee. people with the gene wouldn't need to drink as much to get the same caffeine buzz. >> but if you don't have that gene -- >> you need more coffee. >> drink up.
moving on to that growing controversy now and the ceo of the company that makes the epipen says lowering the price of the costly shots isn't an option. >> critics say they're not doing enough. adrienne bankert as the details. >> reporter: they're not budging on the price. the makers of epipen raising the cost from today. the ceo's compensation went up from $5 million to $19 million. the ceo heather bresch blaming the costs on a failing health care system. >> price is part of the problem, but we need all of the stake holders at the table. >> reporter: deflecting accusations of greed, saying it goes to research and bringing drugs to market. >> we've put hundreds of millions of dollars behind it. you can't pass legislation. you can't enhance formulations. >> reporter: buckling under
will issue $300 savings card. we brought it to the health policy department at consumer reports. would you say this new savings program will help those who are underinsured and uninsured? >> it will not. >> reporter: consumer reports saying there are catches. currently those without insurance aren't eligible, or those with medicare or medicaid. it's up to the consumer to seek the card to get a discount. in a statement mylan saying they're expanding their low-income payment assistance program, something that the uninsured and underinsured could qualify for and receive lifesaving epipens. abc news, capitol hill. >> there could be a sticky situation at the building behind adrienne. joe march -- joe manchen, the senator of west virginia, the father of the ceo of mylan. he broke his silence saying he looks forward to looking at the comments and looking at the
? skinny so skinny ? the friday "skinny" starts with kanye west. his st. pablo tour is underway. ? >> so this was the scene at last night's opening in indianapolis. look at that. fans getting quite a surprise as kanye performed above the crowd on a flying stage. as anna nicole smith would say he rode the plane. >> for his own safety and probably everyone else's, as well, he is tethered to the stage to make sure he can't fall off. they say this one may be his best yet. >> it's amazing. fans turned out looking for the stage and had to look up. the tour continues until november.
york, tomorrow night. >> probably hurt their neck in the front row. >> nosebleed loved it. earlier this week we told you about the highest paid actresses. now it's time for the actors. >> i'll provide the drum roll. this time at number three on the annual "forbes" list. matt damon made $55 million jimmy kimmel's archenemy. mostly because of the success of "the martian." >> jackie chan came in second with $61 million. he make most of his money in china. >> and finally, our friend, dwayne "the rock" johnson, took home more than $64 million. that was double his earnings in the year before, and it's reportedly the most the rock has ever made in a year. all the money came mostly from up-front fees from several films. >> i think the money came from his eyebrow. it makes me feel hopeful. and maybe the rock and all others with big money could be interested in real estate. >> it's being described as the
mediterranean coast near the border with italy. some of the features, 10 bedroom and an olympic-size pool. >> there's a garden, there's stables, a chapel. it's been around since 1870 and hosted elizabeth taylor and charlie chaplain. >> the price tag, $1.1 billion. step right up, make your offer. go ahead. and finally, rapper drake. one things we know about him, he's a big baskeal he loves the game. >> the rapper is a fan of toronto raptors. in fact, he's even the global ambassador for them. he can play too. >> look at the evidence. see what you think. >> wow. >> anyone who has tried to hit a half court shot knows how difficult that can be if you do it sitting down, even harder. >> he was laying down. >> his hands are not in the frame.
this time next week labor day weekend will be starting. the unoffi this time next week labor day weekend will be starting. the unofficial end of summer. >> quick. >> that's -- yes, and the question will be why did it go so fast? >> let's not get ahead of ourselves. it's time for the look back at this week gone by with our friday rewind. >> it was just this terrible sensation of literally the ground beneath your feet moving and having no clue what to do. >> it's been just over 17 hours since the quake. they're still pulling bodies out of the rubble. >> i could hear the tree snap and the trees all around started snapping. you could just hear them. >> if that's not a tornado, i don't know what is. >> he had water up to his neck. he had been trying to kick out
louisiana to know you're not alone on this even after the tv cameras leave. you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs. 58% of your youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to lose? >> the way he character rises african americans in a general sense. more than 75 of us are not living in poverty. i think he's only talking to white people. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> he is taking a hate movement mainstream. >> take my pulse while i'm talking to you. >> okay. >> so make sure i'm alive. >> oh, my god. there's nothing there. >> i overexaggerated the story.
my mistake was overexaggerating what really happened. i wasn't lying to a certain extent. i overexaggerated what was happened. >> when you take the narcissism of what he did coupled with the stupidity of what he did, why? why would someone endorse that? it's dumbfounding. >> when i first met her, she was in a bruce jenner body. i have since said to her you've got to give yourself credit. you kicked manhood's butt. ? ? my name's mr. reed i'm very pleased to meet you ? >> that was one of my favorite videos of the week. >> it was grea tonight for football fans. 10 p.m. on espn. >> who do you have winning? >> winning it all or this game? boston college, of course. >> oh, so easy. too easy. >> next question. >> that was too easy. next ques.
good morning. i'm kendis gibson. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines this morning on "world news now." an investigation is underway after a pair of nuns were found murdered in their mississippi home. police hope the victims' car found a mile from the scene can provide a clue as they search for the killer or killers. full details ahead. belgian authorities have ruled out terrorism as the cause of a deadly blast overnight. at least one was killed and others injured in an accidental explosion. it happened at a sports center near the french border. turkey is sending more tanks into syria and expanding the role in the syria. it also gave syrian kurdish forces a week to scale back forces, escalating tensions between the two u.s. allies. and tropical storm gaston is expected to strengthen into a hurricane over the weekend. staying far out in the tropical
that wave has about an 80% chance of growing into a tropical storm named hermine. those are some of the top stories we're following on this friday, august 26th th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good friday morning. we'll start with the mystery in mississippi. two nuns who gave their lives to the church and the poor found murdered in their home. >> police say the pair may have been the victim of a break in. detectives hope the car can provide some clues. the pair gave a recent interview to our station in jackson. >> margaret and i have worked together for many years. we just see patients and do what needs to be done. >> reporter: and that's exactly what sister margaret held and paula merrill did. >> this is one of the poorest counties in all of mississippi. it rivals the bottom place in all the statistics. >> reporter: for 30 years they
dedicating their lives to helping people. now police are asking for help. someone called 9-1-1 after they didn't show up for work. police found them dead inside their house. >> i gave them permission to enter. upon entering, he discovered two bodies. >> reporter: neighbors we talked to are shocked by what happened, especially because they're known to always help anyone who needed it. >> they were very, very intelligent ladies. they were very outspoken. they walked up and dow neighborhood with us, and we just laugh and talk. >> we got each other back over here. so when this happened, you know, it's devastating. >> reporter: leaders with the catholic diocese says this video details the essence of what they have spent their lives doing. >> i have been edified by the faith of the people that i care for.
>> we make a difference in people's lives, and we never know what that difference is. >> reporter: in holm county, wtpa news. >> pentagon officials revealed a close encounter between ships in the persian gulf. on wednesday, a navy patrol boat fired three warning shots at an iranian vessel. the pentagon officials say u.s. vessels will do whatever is necessary to defend themselves. encounters this week and in recent months. to afghanistan now and still no claim of responsibility for the deadly siege at the american university in kabul. more than a dozen people were killed during the 10-hour attack. some students jumped from windows. others barricaded themselves in classrooms. at least seven people are dead after an attack at a restaurant in somalia. the massacre happened in mogadishu. authorities say a car bomb went off before gunmen stormed the building.
third. a united nations investigation finds syria and isis engaged in toxic gas attacks. the inquiry focussed on nine attacks in several areas of syria. a watchdog determined chemical weapons were likely used. the u.n. found eight attacks used chlorine. turning now to the race for the white house. donald trump promising to unveil the details of the delayed immigration policy next week after a string of conflicting comments. >> earlier trump said he was open to softening his plan to deport undocumented immigrants. he suggested some people should be allowed to stay. last night trump told cnn he's not softening, and he said all illegal immigrants will have to leave first then come back legally. >> he's not softening his branding of hillary clinton as a bigot. and clinton is hitting
of her own. >> reporter: a month to go before the first debate. hillary clinton and donald trump are getting up close and personal. >> he is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> hillary clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future. >> reporter: their roughest rhetoric yet as clinton leads in most polls and trump tries to refocus his campaign. thursday clinton branding trump a dangerous extremist. >> a man with a long history of racial discrimination who traffics in dark, conspiracy theories. >> reporter: and driving home
members like donald trump is because a lot of what he believes we believe in. >> reporter: donald trump continues to court support from black and hispanic leaders thursday, and he told cnn he stands by calling clinton a bigot. >> i think she has been extremely, extremely bad for african americans. i think she's been extremely bad for hispanics. >> reporter: abc news, los angeles. >> the judge will hand the controversial sentence in the stanford swimmer rape case will no longer hear criminal trials. criminal court judge aaron persky requested the move. he's facing a recall campaign after handing out a six-month sentence to former stanford swimmer brock turner. he faced up to 14 years behind bars for raping an unconscious 22-year-old woman. two people have been hospitalized after their small plane crashed into a house in indiana just a block away from the airport. nobody was home. the plane nose-dived into the home, but a small dog escaped unharmed. the house suffered major structural damage including the hole in the roof. the cause of the crash is under
stunning moment a philadelphia police officer was hit by a vehicle. he is standing outside a police cruiser talking to another officer when suddenly he vanishes from the screen. the officer was even knocked out of his shoes. he was run over by an alleged drunk driver. he will remain in the hospital a few more days, but he is expected to make a full recovery. nasa has conducted the second-to-last for orion. scientists used a pendulum and explosives to successfully vault a test capsule into a pool of water at about 25 miles per hour complete with fully suited astronaut test dummies. the last time nasa spacecraft parachuted into the ocean -- back in december, 1972. back to the future. it's no longer a pie in the sky idea. dominoes group crowe says the company
from the sky. yesterday the company conducted a demonstration of a pizza delivery by a drone in new zealand. trial drone deliveries could get underway in new zealand by the end of this year. don't expect it in the u.s. any time soon. >> 30 minutes or less? >> we can only hope. it looks good. still warm? >> they look pretty happy. anyone can have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the leader of the free world now. >> president obama? >> sort of. >> he's making his virtual reality his family trip to yosemite national park has been turned 3d, 360-degree experience. to celebrate the 1-00,000 birthday, he walks us through the majestic waterfalls, granite cliffs, and giant sequoias. >> he checked out the video himself, and he calls yosemite one of the most stunning he's ever been. i've never been. maybe i can visit it in virtual reality.
cool. >> i would do that. what i really want -- >> saves you from the lions. >> i want virtual reality front row tickets to "hamilton." if you could work on that, that would be great. in real life, i'm never going to get them. >> and in virtual reality, probably not. >> nice shot. coming up later in the show, the president makes a return if our "insomniac theater." >> we're preview the story of their firs and from chicago to the campaign trail, presidential hopeful songs, what the candidate get pumped up to. first, a quick look at today's high temperatures.
a shot of the world trade center. honoring the victims of the deadly earthquake in italy. on thursday evening one world trade was lit in green, white and red in the colors of the italian flag. and that region is dealing with another earthquake overnight. the 4.3-magnitude quake hit near the town of amatrice again. the death toll from wednesday's quake stands at 250. hundreds of other people hurt. rescuers are combing t rubble searching for survivors. there have been more than 450 aftershocks recorded since wednesday. and back in this country things are back to normal at the two major airports in south florida. >> yesterday a far-reaching power outage shut down things. >> reporter: a complete ground stop at miami's airport, ft. lauderdale, too, after this startling radio call from controllers to pilots. >> everybody on this frequency
we cannot see you. >> reporter: the controller lining up jets for landing, in essence, blinded. >> we cannot see you on the radar. >> reporter: that left jetliners with no place to land and circling, more than a dozen flights diverted to other airports. the problem, a power outage took out the radar and communication systems. >> i think we still have this vulnerability. we have facilities with redundant systems and backup power supplies that don't seem to work. another center took over the air space. the jets that could see each other on their controls landed safely. it look 90 minutes to reboot the system. the power outage lasted five minutes. more than 100 flights affected with delays up to an hour and raising new questions about power systems. abc news, reagan national airport. coming up, music and the people who want to be president. >> tunes and presidential candidates have gone hand in hand for about as long as