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killing isis' leader but u.s. officials say that's highly unlikely. the russian defense ministry says al adnani was one of 40 people killed in a strike on tuesday in syria. a u.s. official claims that's a joke. and that the coalition forces targeted al-adnani in a strike. there's been a wave of violence in brazil following the itch impeachment of dilma rousseff. police responded with stun guns and tear gas. the incoming president faces major challenges including a nation mired in depression. a hepatitis outbreak that
>> state health officials say at least 55 people have gotten hepatitis a from strawberry smoothies. the cdc says at least 11 people in other states now have the disease. some are questioning if state health officials responded quickly enough to the outbreak. and when a player scores a touchdown at lambeau field, he leaps into the crowd. the coaches of this weekend's lsu/wisconsin game are warning their players no lambeau leaps. >> no leaps. the tigers' coach says any lsu player who is jump into the stands will have to hitchhike back to louisiana. college football like the lambeau leap will get a but both players on both sides say they plan to do it anyway. what do you think? >> is it too much or are they just having a good time? >> i don't know. >> are they rubbing it in people's faces? if jumping into the stands doesn't make the cut, what is considered excessive celebration? >> spiking the football. >> that's it? jumping into the stands sounds like it requires more effort
>> a 15-yard penalty. >> i say no leaps. coming up, that flight that made history yesterday. how this jetblue plane ushered in a new era of relations between the u.s. and cuba. what americans need to know before booking their flights. and how the humble hoodie is taking its place in the world of high fashion, but are the high prices? some of them are as high as $1400. is that really worth it. >> say what? >> first, here's a look at today's high temperatures. >> "world news now" weather is
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history has been made. in a single flight from ft. lauderdale, florida, to cuba. >> this is the first time in more than half a century that a scheduled flight went from florida to cuba. this one had a special passenger on board. ? >> reporter: from a live band performing to the ceremonial ribbon cutting, and countless cameras flashing with the crowd cheering, the atmosphere was euphoric, and for some of these passengers, making this trip wasn't all about just being a part of history. >> it's emotional. s the it's just very emotional to be able to go back home, than the home i don't know of. >> i'm coming back after eight years without seeing my family. >> reporter: this man was the first to check in eager to visit his family.
>> i want to get to venture out. i feel like christopher columbus. >> reporter: the sendoff for the elated group culminated with this, a water cannon salute. this man was on board. >> we're told of the 150 passengers, 65 are regular travelers. the others are members of media. and the entire crew is of cuban descent. >> reporter: making this touch down that much more significant for cuban americans. before this flight, it was nearly impossible to visit their families who stayed behind under castro's regime. it may now be easier and cheaper to fly to cuba, but tourism to cuba is still illegal and travel is authorize d and limited to purposes including educational
thank you. we have another aviation story now. some passengers taking exception to a new american airlines campaign ad. >> it says that great passengers make the best of their situations whether that may be a crying baby or a crowded seat, but the new ads are running into turbulence on social media. one message says america is in effect telling their customers to stop whining. another suggests maybe it's the airline that should adjust its attitude and some of the comments we can't even repeat. we'll just say that. >> it's very very commercial seeming to suggest blaming the passenger. but most of the delays that american airlines has endured according to a recent report are caused by the airline itself rather than the faa and weather. >> maybe the airline does have to shift its attitude. >> they should take a little bit of the blame. >> i will say this, the people on the plane have gotten much nicer, the flight attendants over the years --
>> they used to be mean to me. now they're a little bit nicer. maybe people could use a little more etiquette on flights. >> that's true. >> but do they have to make the seats so small? >> summer season is over and maybe a lot of people are wearing these. coming up in our next story, the humble hoodie elevated to sky high fashion. >> maybe they'll make you more comfortable back in coach. are the prices worth it? we'll put them to the test next.
? ? ? ? ? i like this. i could get used to this. putting a hoodie on is becoming a fashion statement and a staple among americans of all ages. >> and apparently of all budgets. but is it really worth to out more than a thousand bucks for a sweatshirt? here's abc's becky wuerl. >> reporter: the lowly hoodie. born in the gym. grew up on the sidelines elevated to the office. and now it's a fashion darling on the likes of rita ora, rihanna, andes, wait for it, th
this one $845. this, $1,495. 1400 bucks for a sweatshirt? why? to answer that question we head to the west field garden plaza and ask two interns to zip up. one in a $30 hoodie and another in a $365 hoodie. asking shoppers if they can tell the difference. the give away is a zipper. one is more blingy. we're going to cover them up. one sweatshirt is more expensive than the other. which one? >> i would say this. >> reporter: this one? wrong. >> can i feel them? >> reporter: most people were able to spot the nice seams and finishes. >> that one is expensive. >> reporter: you are correct. now the question, how much more expensive is this than that? >> about $20?
is? >> i'm not sure. >> 50? >> 20. >> reporter: $335 more. >> that's insane. never would i ever do that. no. >> who is buying a $365 hoodie? >> beyonce. >> reporter: she's probably onto something. >> right now in fashion we're seeing a move to the boxier silhouettes, things that are more oversi and recently we have a lot of street style stars to thank for this. >> reporter: part of the skinny jeans and contour dresses. >> the pent lum is always swinging in women's fashions.
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stepdaughter that's been a decade in the making. >> it's a 53rd birthday her stepfather is likely to never forget. here's steve osunsami. >> reporter: 22-year-old gabby has a surprise for her stepfather. he's celebrating his 53rd birthday. while he's not her biological father, david lynn married her mother and she's the only man in the world she cal d >> it's a pen. i got a pen. >> reporter: but it's not a pen or watch or tie. for his birthday, his adult stepdaughter is giving him adoption papers, legally making him the father he's always been. >> do you know what that is? >> am i adopting you? >> i want you to. you don't have to. you can say no, but i want you to adopt me. you've been my dad and legal papers don't change anything. >> reporter: she says she couldn't do this when she was
on friday in florida, gabby giurdado becomes gabby lind. >> such a beautiful story. i had no idea adult adoption -- >> i just got a little something in my eye. are there onions here? >> way to kill the moment. >> no. she thought she couldn't do it after she turned 18, and since her biological father said no. she couldn't do it before she turned 18. and it was actually her boyfriend who told her that there was such a thing as adult asopgs. so she put the wheels in motion and here we are. on friday she'll take his name. she has two other siblings that want to be adopted by him now as well.
this morning on "world news now," the disagreement over who should pay for a border wall taking a new turn. >> donald trump back on u.s. soil last night after meeting with the president of mexico. but the two offering different stories when it comes to discussing payment for trump's proposed wall. breaking news in the tropical threat in the pacific and along the atlantic coast. tropical storm hermine is expected to strengthen before making landfall today and hawaii escaped its first directly hit from a hurricane but another is right behind it. we have a live update just ahead. police in new york taking a major step in solving the brutal murder of a jogger. police releasing an image and shoping to speak to the person of interest. the latest just ahead. and the latest property being sized up by realtors is the white house. the iconic presidential abode and seat of the executive
on this 1st of september. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i can't believe it's september already. >> hard to believe. >> good morning to you all. i'm diane macedo. and the familiar face many of you already know, devin dwyer is here. >> great to be back. nice detour off the campaign trail. so many political things to talk about. my one man fan club back here. it's great to be here. >> his much-anticipated speech from donald trump today maintained the hard line on his stance on illegal immigration. he said, day one my first hour in office, those people are gone. >> he did, and he reiterated in his talk about his vow to build a wall and have mexico pay for it. during his visit to mexico yesterday trump claimed he didn't discuss payment of the wall with enrique pena neito. that disputed by the president after a tweet saying he did tell trump in no uncertain terms that
>> and hillary clinton's camp quickly pounced on that with a new online ad that says, trump choked and lied about it. trump also lied out other details about his policy. l a lana zachary reports from washington. >> reporter: this was the speech undecided voters had waited to here. >> i'm going to deliver a detailed policy address on one of the greatest challenges facing our country. >> reporter: donald trump with his definitive plans on how he would handle immra >> we will enforce all of our immigration laws. >> reporter: trump focused on the deportation of lawbreakers. >> zero tolerance for criminal aliens. zero. i am going to create a new special deportation task force focussed on identifying and quickly removing the most dangerous criminal illegal immigrants in america. >> reporter: in his surprise trip to mexico earlier in the
work together with mexico's leader and how that would ultimately shape up is unknown. >> we discussed the wall. we didn't discuss payment of the wall. >> reporter: the mexican president enrique pena neito extended the invitation to trump and clinton. she criticized trump from ohio. >> it certainly takes more than trying to make up for a year of insults and insinuations by dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours and then flying home again. >> rep joint press conference, mexico's president took to twitter and he countered trump's claims. he told him in no uncertain terms that mexico would not pay for that wall. >> all right. devon devin, diane? >> all right. devin, you covered this closely, what was your take on his approach? a lot of people saying this is the question of is he softening
>> by all accounts, he was actually quite polite, serious. very diplomatic. something we don't see very often. >> think he was trying to show his presidential side there? >> maybe a little bit. and then he turned it off when he got back to arizona. and now a debate between what was said and who is paying for the wall. surely a topic not going to go away any time soon. >> i don't think it's over. >> mor for now we'll move on to the other big story of the morning, that is the pacific storm madeline is now a tropical storm. >> it is battering hawaii's big island with heavy rain and maximum winds about 65 miles per hour. >> despite the storm, president obama has just arrived in honolulu for a quick visit. but back on the big island there could still be damage from high waves coming ashore and flash flooding as well as mudslides are also a concern.
live, hawaii state senator russell rudeman. he is a small business owner. thank you for joining us by phone. you were prepared for the worst, but tell us what it's like right now. >> well, it's windy and rainy, as you might expect, but it's not catastrophically so. i think we pretty much dodged a bullet in terms of devastating effects from the hurricane, at least as far as my neighborhood. there's a neighborhood facing the storm more directly, a low lying area that's probably being inundated with storm surge, but we didn't get hit directly by a hurricane and that's a huge relief. >> senator, you said you dodged a bullet with that. but now there's another storm headed your way. what kind of steep safety precautions are on the way for lester, and did all this preparation for the previous storm help things out do you think? >> well, yes. i do think so.
and we started taking it seriously after we got hit with ezell two years ago. so yes, we were pretty well prepared. we're just crossing our fingers that its track takes it far enough away that it's just a lot of rain. >> and senator, even though you're keeping your eye on the bigger storm, lester a category four right now, what sorts of precautions are you keeping in place, and speak a little bit about your businesses and how you've had to handle those. >> well, like most businesses on the east side of east side of the big island, we did close today and let all the employees go home and be safe before the roads got too bad. so businesses have closed mostly on this side of the island. i think some of them will destroy tomorrow as the storms are around to that side.
precautions by removing anything loose that might fly around too much and making sure we have food, water and maybe a generator. and there has been some power outages. i've been pretty lucky myself so far. >> and senator, we've seen before in back-to-back storms whether one isn't so bad and people don't take warnings about the second one seriously. are you worried about that at all and what do you want to say to those people? >> i think we all need to take hurricane warnings seriously, but i think we all take it very seriously. i think it will be good news -- it seems to be taking a trek taking it sufficiently far from the island. i think this will have been the worst, personally, but of course we'll be prepared. because my neighborhood, in particular, was hit pretty hard by the hurricane two years ago. >> all right. state senator from the big island of hawaii, thank you for joining us. and stay safe out there. in the meantime, tropical
florida gulf coast. they have issued hurricane warnings for parts of northwest florida. >> they are seeing rough surfs and high tides. there's flash flooding and many schools will be closed today. many other events have been canceled or postponed. tropical storm hermine is quickly strengthening and could become a hurricane. >> let's get the latest on where it's headed from justin povick. thanks. good morning to you. we continue to follow tropical storm hermine as it churns off to the north and east. strengthening as it moves the move forward the panhandle of florida. torrential downpours expected along with gusty winds. some of the bigger impacts later today. especially into the evening hours, very gusty winds topping 50 if not 60 miles per hour. rough surf and coastal flooding.
five people were killed when two small planes collided in a remote area of alaska. federal investigators are trying to determine the cause of the crash. identities in the pilots and passengers have not been released. it appears weather was not a factor in the crash. the nypd is on the hunt for a mystery man who could hold vital information in the death of a jogger. this was a sketch of that potential witness. police hope he can help them find whoever killed 30-year-old karina vetrano. detectives say the man was seen in the area about the same she was killed buts meanwhile, police in greenville, south carolina, stepped patrols after reports of clowns trying to lure children into the woods. most of the alleged sightings took place behind an apartment complex. they say the clown tried to entice them by showing them large amounts of money. there's a reason a davenport, iowa, is jogging with
the man is running 10 to 20 miles a day while spinning a yo-jo. the reason is because it helps him stay focused. >> he carries his sobriety metal. he has it in his shoe. he got over his addiction to alcohol by replacing it with this new addiction, which is running. and with the yo-yo in the mix, he says it stimulates him even more and keeps him moving forward. >> how about that? i'm not a very coordinated person, diane. i think i might hurt myself. >> i don't know if i could yo-yo without running. let alone while doing it at the same time. he says mom and dad used to drop him off at the ymca, and he and then he said, you know what? i might start the ymca thing. he started running and hasn't had a drink since. >> there you go. coming up, a homeowner discovers he has some uninvited house guests. caught on home surveillance system. catching five armed intruders on camera. this the latest incident of a technology tipping off police.
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will rog and turning now to an experimental drug showing promise for alzheimer's patients. >> early testing shows it slows down the development of brain plaque that links to loss of memory and cognitive function. here is the latest. >> reporter: researchers in the journal say promising results from an early trial of an experimental treatment. a company testing on 165 patients with mild to mod alzheimer's zeroing in on plaque that forms in the brain, the hallmark of the disease. on the left the red showing years of a buildup in the brain of an alzheimer's patient. on the right you can see dramatic improvement after a year of treatment. a reduction in plaque. >> not only does the protein that gets gunked up in the brain come down by using a drug like this, but it also seems like there's improvement in cognitive function. >> reporter: some patients experience brain swelling and bleeding.
adjusted by managing the dose. researchers stress it's too early to say if it's an effective treatment. but there's hope it could one day slow the cognitive design for the 5 million americans suffering from alzheimer's. it's been more than a decade since we've seen any new alzheimer's treatments. researchers are repairing for a larger trial with more patients, even if this treatment gets approved it is still years away from being in a doctor's office. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> all right. interesting research there from eva. coming up in our next half hour, the midair scare of one american airlines flight caught on video. the plane rocked by turbulence that sent many to the hospital. first, can this man fix your relationship with psychic powers? we put him to the test next on "world news now." >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc
? ? thursday morning. >> it is gypsy music. i kind of like it. >> the idea of psychics usually have images of darkrooms, crystal balls and communicating with the dead. >> however, this morning we meet a psychic who claims he can channel living people. specifically your romantic partner. the question is can he fix your relationship?
aditi roy. >> reporter: his followers say it's his unusual twist that keeps him booked three months in advance. unlike most psychics, he doesn't connect with the dead. >> people call me a medium for the living. >> reporter: they flock to him for his telepathic links to relationships with other living people. >> i always say i'm not a psychic spy. that's not my work. people say is my spouse going to have an affair. i say i'm not going to go there. but i tune into the dynamic. >> reporter: his long time clients swear by him. take sammy haggar, the lead singer of van halen famous for hits like "right now." ? and "can't drive 55." ? he and his wife of 25 years recently underwent a difficult period in their marriage. the san francisco couple has been in therapy for more than a
sully came along. >> a good friend of mine who was totally not into this tells me, i met this guy, he blew my mind, he changed my life. and i said i'm going to go see him. >> reporter: and he did, booking the session using his first time. i asked about my wife. he started acting like her and say everything the counselor told me as if he was in on the secret, us and it just broke me down. >> reporter: in san francisco, kari haggar shared similar sentiments. >> it was mind blowing. it was to the core what i was trying to communicate with him. there's details and mannerisms that he brings up that you absolutely can't argue with. >> reporter: my producer and i had to see for ourselves, so she arranged a reading to ensure his hand couldn't be tipped. >> aditi, pleasure to meet you. >> reporter: we didn't share
correspondents would be interviewing him. some of his insights fell relatively flat, like the reference to my husband's cuff links. >> i don't know why i'm seeing cuff links. >> reporter: which he never wears. but others surprised me. >> male or female? >> female. this is her. >> she calls you and she's protective of you. >> very. psychics. >> some people that never experience that, that that exists. >> i don't try to. i'm not a spiritual speecher or a guru and i don't want to be. >> reporter: for "night line" i'm aditi roy, abc news. it's not every day you hear them say they're channelling the living. that could be dangerous. i don't know if everybody wants to know if their signature other is thinking?
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and it's time for "the mix." we finally have an estimate, i worked at the white house for abc news, we know how much it would cost to buy the white house. >> are you thinking about this? >> i don't know, but maybe donald trump is in the market for a purchase. take a look at this. the l.a. real estate consultant firm working with a british company has assessed the white house, the property 18 acres, 132 rooms. they looked at everything inside. 750 artifacts. the price tag, wait for it, $250 million. seems kind of low to me. >> yeah. >> but my favorite fact is five paintings alone, $73 million. >> is the art included? >> it's french art. is that okay? >> i see. all right. so if donald trump doesn't get
about buying the house. >> coming soon. i want to introduce you to bruno the dog. but runo is pretty remarkable. he was discovered as a puppy at the end of a driveway. the passerby asked if it was his dog, but he said no, i'll keep him. tried to keep him on a leash. the owner said this dog is determined to go somewhere. i'm just going to let him do his it turns out this is what bruno does. he walks 12 miles every day, four miles every day to the nearby town. he visits all the locals, everyone knows him in town, and then every night he goes back home. >> sounds like basically a stray dog. >> no, he's the town's dog and the town's ambassador. not a stray, he has a home, but he's just special. he's a socialist. okay.
burning manifest value in nevada where they are designing the largest art car ever. this is a live picture of the festival, which we are trying to figure out how to describe it. this is the burning man. it is festive. thank you, jack. take a look at this. this is the largest art car ever. it's an old 747 they cut up. there's a crowd funding site for it. first class gallery observation deck. >> do you drive it? desert. >> kind of like a parade float, people just hang off of it and wave from it. >> there it is. >> all right. it's there in the desert. hopefully next year it will be ready to go. and now to a festival where people celebrate by building 15-foot human towers. think like a cheerleading stunt. this is what people do, only for one group it didn't work out so well. >> oh! >> someone apparently took a misstep. >> watch again. >> and like jack and jill they came tumbling down. we're told no serious injuries.
this morning on "world news now" the payment issue. donald trump caps off his speech with immigration, but it's what did or didn't happen between trump and mexico's president that's now grabbing headlines. and breaking news, hawaii dodges one tropical system with another on the way. as the east coast now braces for a washout from tropical storm hermine. we'll have the latest on the tracks just ahead. and new this half hour, a purse-snatching scam in the middle of a grocery store. >> and the brazen theft was caught on camera, take a look there. we'll show you how they pulled it off. and there are major breaking developments across three hugely popular tv shows. what we're finding out this morning about "stranger things," "game of thrones" and "how to get away with murder." we promise no spoilers but we'll have the full story ahead in
>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i'm not caught up on "stranger things." >> i'm not deep into it yet. >> good morning to you all, i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm devin dwyer in for kendis gibson. we have a lot to talk about, politics, weather, good stuff. >> glad we kidnapped you from d.c., especially with what is going on in politics today. that's what we'll start with. donald trump's big speech immigration. he maintained a hard line that he will build a wall and mexico will pay for it. >> mexico's president has a different story from that saying they didn't discuss payment. but mexico's president has a different story from that. to voice your vote, ali rogen is in phoenix with the details. >> reporter: donald trump telling his supporters they get the truth about his immigration plan. >> are you ready? are you ready?
phoenix traveled for weeks in mystery and anticipation coming after he suggested he would walk back some of his most strident positions on immigration. here's what he said about deportation back in september 2016. >> if you're illegal, if you're illegal, you got to go back. >> reporter: his new priority, supporting those who committed a crime or overstayed their visas. >> zero tolerance for criminal aliens. zero. zero. >> reporter: some of his supporters outside the event said they understood why trump is tweaking his message. >> you're going to have to bring in the majority of the voters. and if the majority of the voters are a little soft, you have to adapt your policies. >> reporter: so did maricopa sheriff joe arpaio. an immigration hard liner. >> we should prioritize those who committed a crime and make sure they get deported. >> reporter: earlier in the day trump making a last-minute trip to mexico to meet with president
trump insisting he would build the wall on the southern border. >> having a secure border is a sovereign right and mutually beneficial. >> reporter: trump wants mexico to pay for the wall's construction, but he and pena neito couldn't agree on whether they talked about it. >> we didn't discuss it. >> reporter: enrique pena neito tweeting the wall came up and he told trump he wouldn't foot the bill. the trump campaign later released a statement saying it was the first part of the discussion, and in phoenix donald trump said mexico might not know it, but they're paying for that wall. diane, devin? >> thanks, hillary clinton hitting back at donald trump saying it takes more than a quick trip to make up for what she calls, quote, a year of insults and insinuations. late last night the clinton campaign released a statement saying trump's speech on immigration was his, quote, darkest yet. they added that only immigrants, the only immigrants he would allow are those who would, quote, pass his test of
meanwhile, a new poll out this morning shows clinton's lead has shrunk to two percentage points when the third-party candidates are included. that two-point difference is within the margin of era and the two-way race increases to six points. in other news tropical storm hermine is expected to barrel into the big bend of the florida panhandle later today with close to hurricane force winds. >> it may be a category one hurricane at that point. residents taking it seriously this morning. filling sand windows, securing their boats and other property. hermine is bringing rain to all of florida after making landfall and it's expected to go across northern florida and travel up the east coast later this weekend. >> let's turn to accuweather now for the latest on where tropical storm madeline is headed. >> and we are joined by meteorologist justin povick. good morning, justin. >> diane, devin, thanks. good morning to you as well. another busy morning, especially with regards to the tropics.
increasing in strength and speed as it moves to the north and the east. conditions will continue to go downhill throughout the day, more so at the worst later this evening over the panhandle. flash flooding, rough surf and gusty winds could be topping 60 to 70 miles per hour in gusts. then we're also concerned about a water level rise on top of the wave heights up to 6 feet. that's a possibility over the panhandle region, so coastal flooding is a big concern. madeline continues to weaken. still a flooding threat to the g hurricane lester is down the road. diane, devin, back to you. >> as justin mentioned, although madeline is a tropical storm officials are still warnings hawaiians to prepare for heavy rains, strong winds and mudslides. >> they boarded up store windows and shoppers have emptied the shelves of foot and water. there is a flood advisory in effect for coastal areas of hawaii. hurricane lester about 1,000 miles from hawaii.
the area just in time for the labor day weekend. there could be legal trouble ahead for disgraced ex-congressman anthony weiner. child protective services in new york is investigating him after he sent a lewd selfie with his son by his side. caseworkers showed up at weiner's home and took a look at his building tuesday. the investigation is described as routine. singer chris brown is speaking out about his legal troubles this morning. police were called to his california home by a woman yesterday claiming he pointed a gun at her face during a party. brown refused to allow entry into his home without a search warrant, so hours later when police obtained it, they arrested him on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. the singer is denying the accuser's account. >> this [ bleep ] ain't going on. i'm going to turn the other cheek and do music. >> brown is due in court later this month for arrangement. he has had several run-ins with
conviction. and caught on camera, a theft in a northern california supermarket. two women are shopping in the produce department when the one in the white t-shirt turns her back, you see her there. that's when the other woman reaches over, grabs her wallet. police say the thief struck at other supermarkets in the same area. a new study is shedding light on the crisis facing africa's elephant. between 2007 and 2014 the elephant population in africa decreased 30%. poaching has become the greatest threat to the animal. 20,000 elephants in 2014 were killed for their tusks. this is the largest amount of elephants ever surveyed from africa. fossils found in greenland could mean there was once life on mars. if confirmed these would be the earliest fossils found on earth some 3.7 billion years old. the time conditions on earth and mars were similar. scientists say if life existed here, it could also have existed
and soccer coaches everywhere may want to check out this player in colorado. check out this video. it's a moose. bending it like beckham in a backyard about 60 miles from denver. he dribbles, he reverses. he even takes a head shot at one point. and he never uses his hands, very good, very good. >> take a look there. he doesn't have the focus to be a professional soccer player, diane. i'm not quite sure. he does lose interest in soccer. starts to play with the trampoline. he's headed that way, you can see it there. i think he's said to be scratching his antlers which are itchy. maybe it's moose mating season there. >> maybe we should incorporate trampolines into every soccer game. maybe he's on to something. >> a little later in the video -- our resident soccer football -- >> thanks, jack. i think the moose was off sides anyway. >> very good. soccer lingo. i like that. coming up, the midair scare
what we're finding out about the united airlines flight that slammed into extreme turbulence high over the atlantic and the terrifying moments caught on video. and a congressman is in the latest guest to get caught up in the crowd surfing epidemic. so who was it and where did it happen? we'll show you later in "the skinny." you're watching "world news now." >> "world news now" weather
the teens called for help when their boat flipped over. one of them suffered a broken leg. the other teen is okay. we are learning more details about the panic at lax earlier this week. officials say the chaos was caused by a man in a zorro costume. and then loud emergency locks. panic erupted after word of what turned out to be a false shooting spread. many people saw the man being questioned rushed for emergency exits and that triggered loud noises from these emergency locks. they create a big boom. that sound was gunshots. and speaking of panic unfolding yesterday in midair during a transatlantic flight from houston to london. there was a lot of it. >> a dozen passengers and crew members were hurt when a plane was slammed by severe turbulence. here's abc's david curley. >> reporter: in the darkened cabin, listen to the boeing 767 shake. passing through unexpected turbulence leaving a baby crying. and damage and injuries. a flight attendant bloodied with
head. >> children who we feel is injured, parents, we ask you to sit and stay in your seat. >> reporter: the pilot headed from houston to london went to ireland because so many were hurt. >> the first time it was a shock that it was lasting so long. by the second time you thought it was just such a freefall. you really did feel like you were going down. >> reporter: a dozen people including two crew members were taken to the hospital after this >> turbulence sucks, man. i'm going to wear my seat belt forever. >> reporter: united used another aircraft to continue the flight. most of those injured were treated and released. but one crew member, a flight attendant, remained in the hospital. passengers say she had a fractured wrist. david curley, reagan international airport. the fda has a new warning about mixing opioids with
the agency is now requiring boxed warnings on nearly 400 products about that potentially lethal combination. the number of overdoses from people combining both drugs has nearly tripled in recent years. there's also an increase in emergency room visits. and it looks like more americans are using marijuana according to a new study. it found daily use of marijuana rose from nearly 4 million in 2000 to more than 8 million in 2014. there was a shift of views on the issues with fewer people perceiving it as harmful. researchers say that's not surprising given that some states have legalized medi and recreational use of the drug. and when we come back, a round of breaking developments on three popular tv shows. and a congressman who crowd surfed last night on late night tv. "the skinny" is next. >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc
>> it is "skinny" time. we have three big developments with three popular tv shows. >> we promise no spoilers here, but for some big fans of these shows, let's start with "stranger things." the netflix series is the cult classic already been renewed for a second season. >> again, no spoilers. the show's creators say that nearly the entire cast will return including winona ryder and david harbor along with f >> and the season season will delve much more dleeeply into t upside down. season two of "stranger things" is set to premier next year. >> i'm only two episodes into the show, i don't know what the upside down is. it's addicting. next to a high-powered talent joining the cast of "game of thrones." british actor james broadbent whose credits include "bridgette
will appear in season seven. as what, we don't know. that remains to be seen. producers say only his role will be, quote, significant. and playing a significant role is nine-time grammy winner mary j. blige. she's in the third season of "how to get away with murder". you saw her in the tease to the view. details to her role are being kept under wraps for now. and next even washington insiders aren't afraid to crowd surf. just like last night's late show with stephen colbert. >> it was john lewis. christian slater now caught on to 76-year-old congressman john lewis. that is awesome. he looks a little uncomfortable. he dove in like a champ. better than slater. the georgia democrat appeared on the show to discuss the third installment of his novel "march"
civil rights activist. not bad, not bad. i give him kudos. he looks a little uncomfortable. >> look at him go. >> way to go, john lewis. next up, robin thicke and pharrell williams and ti are getting support in their ongoing fight over "blurred lines." a court judgment ruled the artists stole the material from marvin gay. >> now the three are being backed by a frnd brief to overturn that verdict. what they say is that essentially this decision doesn't just affect this song but could affect the creativity of all songs going forward if any little similarity can be called copying and come with a fine. >> a precedent set there. of course, critics say the move isn't entirely selfless.
restrictions and limit the creativity of the artists. >> 200 plus signatures? big names. r. kelly, earth wind and fire, it's a tough one because when you listen to the songs, you can hear the similarity. but at the same time mark did a great ted talk on this, you don't realize how many songs have similarities to others unless you really die sect them. so you can understand how this can be a slippery slope when you realize how many songs are insp so it's a tough call. what is copying and what is inspiration. >> indeed. finally, take a look at this. almost looking like "star wars." is he upside down? >> our parent company, disney, revealed the existence of a brand new imperial droid in this winter's rogue one, a "star wars" story. >> c2-b5 looks like r2-d2. >> but the all black droid is rumored to reveal more about the chilling way in which he gets his memory wiped to ensure loyalty. >> "star wars" the movie hits
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and apparently that look is all coming from hollywood. >> that's right. it's not about the cat walks anymore. paris and milan. what's inspiring bridal fashion apparently is happening on the red carpet. abc's mara schiavocampo takes a look. >> reporter: the traditional white wedding is going red. red carpet, that is. from crop tops to shorts and even pink gowns. these days it seems bridal fashion is following hollywood's hottest trends. >> a wedding today is a bunch of different events than in the past. >> it really is. social media has totally upped the ante. the photos you used to share with your close friends and family are out there for the entire world to see. >> reporter: we caught up with keija minor, editor and chief at "brides" magazine to show us how to transformer three red carpet trends to weddin moments. first up, the plunging neckline. a look perfected by charlize theron at this year's oscars. >> here we have a gown, the lace definitely makes it feel a little bit more wedding appropriate. >> reporter: there's also lace on the back. >> right. this is a detachable skirt, which is great. you can have the train during the ceremony, but if you want to dance during the reception, you can take that off.
at the golden globes. this feels old hollywood to me. >> it really is. this is a gown by pronovias. the cape is sort of a modern take on the train, really. adds a lot of drama to the back. i love when we see it in a paired down modern fabric with just a hint of embellishment. >> finally, a fresh take on the princess gown. blake lively rocking this elegant recently at the cannes film festival. >> now t hailey paige. it has the illusion, the clear sleeves, the clear corp set and you really have a level of sophistication that you don't think of when you think of the princess gown. >> reporter: three looks to give your fairy tale wedding a hollywood ending. >> so they're the star of their wedding. >> as they should be. another big trend now? tennis shoes coming down the
good morning. good morning. i'm devin dwyer in for kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines this morning on "world news now." donald trump is insisting he will build a wall along our southern border and mexico will pay for it. but mexico's president is saying a different story. we have the details just ahead. hawaii dodged a direct hit by one hurricane but is still getting plenty of wind and rain. another hurricane on the way. meanwhile tropical storm hermine could be a hurricane by the time it hits northern florida today. the latest track ahead. the nypd released a sketch
killer of 30-year-old serena vetrano. a man was spotted in the area about the same time a woman was killed but is not a suspect. a new drug could bring hope to people suffering from alzheimer's disease. research shows it slows down the brain plaque linked with the disease. loss of memory and cognitive function, those are some of the top stories we're following this thursday, september 1st. from abc news, this is "world news now." here we are again in donald trump land from softening to hardening to angry to diplomatic and a trip to mexico. what a day. what a 24-hour period. >> quite a whirlwind. >> it is, indeed. and that's where we are starting with the tough talk on immigration making clear he's not softening his position. building a wall stretching along the southern border is the centerpiece which he says mexico will pay for 100%. >> that conflicts with his
discuss payment with the mexican president. in the tweet late last night the mexican president said trump was not truthful about that insisting he made clear that mexico would not pay. >> and trump also vowed to create a deportation force and promised zero tolerance for quote, criminal aliens. ali rogen is in phoenix with the details. >> reporter: donald trump here in phoenix, arizona, laid out point by point the latest version of his immigration plans. he still wants first and foremost to build that wall on the southern border, but he signaled a shift and tone on deportation. he previously said anybody in the country illegally has got to go. but now he's emphasizing the need to deport violent criminals first. he said there would be zero tolerance for those individuals. here's how he said it. >> wcreate a new special deportn task force focused on identifying and quickly removing
illegal immigrants in america who have evaded justice just like hillary clinton has evaded justice, okay? maybe they'll be able to deport her. >> reporter: and trump got in some digs at hillary clinton. toward the end of his speech in phoenix, trump was joined on stage by women he called angel moms. mothers of americans killed by violent criminals in this country illegally. diane, devin? >> abc's ali rogen in phoenix. trump's visit to mexico also triggered a response from hillary clinton who said it will take more than a quick visit to repair what she calls more than a year of insults. >> some say it did trump good showing him as a competent statesman. here's jonathan carl. >> reporter: standing next to the president of mexico, donald trump ditched a year's worth of tough talk.
>> reporter: that's a departure from day one of his campaign. >> they are not our friend, believe me. >> reporter: accusing mexico of funneling undocumented immigrants across the border. >> when mexico sends us people, they're not sending their best. they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> reporter: i asked trump if he stands by those words. mr. trump, over the course of this campaign, do you regret some of the things that you've said about mexico or mexicans or take them back? >> a lot of the things i said are strong, but we have to be strong and say what's happening. there is crime, as you know. there's a lot of crime, and there's a lot of problems. i really believe that the president and i will solve those problems. >> reporter: and one of trump's signature campaign promise? >> build that wall! build that wall! >> reporter: we all know who trump wants to foot the bill. >> who's going to pay for the wall? 100%. >> reporter: i asked both men about that. and the wall, is it a nonstarter? is there any chance mexico pays for the wall? >> we did discuss the wall, we didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. this was a very preliminary meeting.
pena neito did not dispute that at the news conference but later he tweeted at the beginning of the conversation with donald trump, i made it clear that mexico will not pay for the wall. pena nieto extended the invitation to trump and hillary clinton last friday. trump's decision to accept so quickly was a total surprise. when we touched down his schedule was still up in the air. it's been a whirlwind. trump's harsh words have made him a pariah here in mexico. protesters have burned him in effigy. trump's pi?ata is doing big business. the president himself compared trump to hitler. he soft pedalled too, emphasizing mexico will cooperate with whoever wins the election. >> the bond between our two countries is deep and sincere. >> reporter: all this comes with trump under fire for waffling on
million undocumented immigrants in the u.s. >> there certainly could be a softening because we're not looking to hurt people. >> reporter: trump promises to clear it all up. the trump supporters we spoke with hoped he would stick it to the mexican president. >> i'm hoping he's going to tell him that we're going to build a wall and you're going to pay for it. >> reporter: here in mexico, trump certainly didn't do that. jonathan karl, abc news, mexico city. turning to our other breaking story, hawaiians are riding out a storm this morning. >> hurricanead downgraded to a tropical storm. but the winds are still quite strong. there's also heavy rain and a danger of mudslides in hawaii. president obama is in hawaii for a short visit there. he addressed an environmental conference several hours ago. he'll leave tomorrow for china. and tropical storm hermine in the gulf of mexico is gaining strength quickly and likely to become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall in florida tonight. hurricane warnings are already posted for a section of the gulf coast. >> there are also storm alerts
carolina. officials warning that dangerous storms could bring surges of as much as seven feet. we'll get more details on the storms now from accuweather meteorologist justin povick. >> diane, devin, thanks. good morning to you as well. very, very active right now in the tropics, tropical storm hermine making its move a little quicker now off to the north and the east. as it gathers strength and produces very, very heavy rain over the panhandle of florida. we're looking at rainfall amounts here ranging anywhere from 6 to 8 inches. flooding will be likely along with some very gusty winds which could top 60 and even up 0 miles per hour. 70 miles per hour. madeline is weakening as it cruises south of hawaii. watch out for lester later down the road. it will make its move as well. and for the weekend, dangerous rip currents and surf from the carolinas all the way into north new england.
russia is taking credit for killing isis' leader muhammad al-adnani but u.s. officials say that's highly unlikely. the russian defense ministry says al-adnani was one of 40 people killed in a strike on tuesday in syria. a u.s. official claims that's a joke. and that the coalition forces targeted al-adnani in a strike. there's been a wave of violence in brazil following the itch impeachnt police responded with stun guns and tear gas. the incoming president faces major challenges including a nation mired in deep recession. a hepatitis outbreak that started in virginia is spreading to other states. >> state health officials say at least 55 people have gotten hepatitis from strawberry smoothies. the cdc says at least 11 people in other states now have the
some are questioning if state health officials responded quickly enough to the outbreak. and it's a tradition when a player scores a touchdown at lambeau field, he leaps into the crowd. but the coaches of this weekend's lsu/wisconsin game are warning their players no lambeau leaps. >> no leaps. the tigers' coach says any lsu player who is jump into the stands will have to hitchhike back to louisiana. college football like the lambeau leap will get a penalty. but several player on both sides say they plan to do it anyway. what do you think? is it like crowd surfing? >> is it too much or are they just having a good time? >> i don't know. >> are they rubbing it in people's faces? if jumping into the stands doesn't make the cut, what is considered excessive celebration? >> spiking the football. >> that's it? jumping into the stands sounds like it requires more effort than spiking the ball.
>> i say no leaps. because i don't want my beer spilled. coming up, that flight that made history yesterday. how this jetblue plane ushered in a new era of relations between the u.s. and cuba. what americans need to know before booking their flights. and how the humble hoodie is taking its place in the world of high fashion, but are the high prices? some of them are as high as $1400. is that really worth it. >> say what? >> first, here's a look at today's high temperatures. >> "world news now" weather is brought to you by vistaprint.
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>> i think we should get on a flight to cuba. >> apparently we can get there easily now. history has been made. in a single flight from ft. lauderdale, florida, to cuba. >> this is the first time in more than half a century that a scheduled commercial flight from the u.s. has landed in cuba. this one had a special passenger on board. here's abc's elizabeth hurr. ? >> reporter: from a live band performing to the ceremonial ribbon cutting, and countless cameras flashing with the crowd cheering, the atmosphere was euphoric, and for some of these passengers, making this trip wasn't all about just being a part of history. >> it's emotional. it's just very emotional to be able to go back home, than the home i don't know of. >> i'm coming back after eight years without seeing my family. >> reporter: this man was the first to check in eager to visit his family.
>> i want to get to venture out. i feel like christopher columbus. >> reporter: the sendoff for the elated group culminated with this, a water cannon salute. this man was on board. >> we're told of the 150 passengers, 65 are regular travelers. the others are members of media. an descent. >> reporter: making this touch down that much more significant for cuban americans. before this flight, it was nearly impossible to visit their families who stayed behind under castro's regime. it may now be easier and cheaper to fly to cuba, but tourism to cuba is still illegal and travel is authorized and limited to