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>> hopefully after they found him on the mountain. closer to home, authorities are investigating a carnival in tennessee where a spinning ride malfunctioned sending eight people to the hospital. >> it's the latest in a rash of carnival accidents across the country this summer. marci gonzalez with the latest. >> reporter: a dozen people, mostly children, recovering after terrifying fair accidents in two states. >> the harness came off, and i had fallen -- i had fallen on to ride. >> reporter: the moonraker ride malfunctioned saturday. teens left dangling. some falling from their seats. >> i'm glad we did not die today. >> the ride operator panicked and hit a button that released the safety bars before the ride was in the cradle. >> reporter: this within hours of another fair accident in chicago. >> multiple injuries. >> reporter: six children hitting their heads when a roller coaster came to an abrupt
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>> one of the little girls whipped forward and hit her face on part of the ride. >> reporter: it's the latest of recent scares at carnivals across the country. in may an 11-year-old suffering severe head trauma, her hair caught in this ride in nebraska. >> there are risks in every amusement rides. the majority of the incident that's occur on amusement rides today are human error. >> reporter: an industry expert tells abc news, americans take a accidents are rare. about 13,000 suffer injuries requiring emergency room visits every year. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >> legally it's tricky. the carnival operator can't write you're doing this and they're an solved. >> they say that, but it doesn't fully absolve them. it's a mine field. >> it's precedent for both. >> there is. >> coming up, this year's wild
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might come down to black and latino voters in pennsylvania. you're watching "world news
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? ? ? the presidential candidates have been criss-crossing key campaign states, but they both k have been chris crossing key campaign states. they both have a lot of unfinished work to do in the keystone state. >> for both hillary donald trump victory might come down to pennsylvania's minority voters. here's abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: north philadelphia in all its rich diversity. this is clinton country. at least it should be. do you trust hillary clinton? >> trust? define trust. >> reporter: it's not that she has to worry about lots of voters here supporting her rival. how about donald trump? >> that bad boy. >> reporter: with the candidate
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latino voters, it takes guts to wear this. >> our country is getting lost, in so many ways. >> reporter: daphne is a proud republican, and trump's message resonates. >> immigration policy definitely affects us in the job area. they act like black people don't want to work, so let anybody and everybody including terrorists or whoever is coming. we don't know who's coming through. >> reporter: but she's the exception. if donald trump reached out and said to the african american american community -- >> we're not buying it. we're not buying it. >> i don't know. i guess i'm voting for her because i'm not going to vote for trump. i don't really like her. >> reporter: it's that lack of enthusiasm for clinton that keeps her strategists up at night. why? because the philadelphia area provides pretty much the only reliable vote democrats have in this state with a deep urban
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a couple of months ago i went to western pennsylvania to see whether trump could turn out his base there. probably yes. >> he's no holds bar and straight to the point. >> reporter: trump needs pennsylvania. democrats could end trump's dreams of the presidency here, but they need that firewall of urban minority turnout that got clinton through the primaries. who are you supporting in the presidential race? >> hillary clinton. i think she's going to be better than donald trump. >> reporter: and you'l >> yes. definitely. >> reporter: one down, many more votes to get out. hands down, the most fascinating election season i've -- i read today in the new -- in "the new york times," that a small pocket of bosnian american voters i think in michigan could hold the key. that's one theory. >> i always wonder what it's like for people from foreign
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process. coming up the real-life comeback kid. ire it or if they cup their hands like this.
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? university of pittsburgh football player james connor
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touchdowns in saturday's 28-7 home win over villanova. >> he did it less than four months after beating cancer. here's john donvan. >> reporter: number 24, james connor taking the field against vil know in a and the place explodes. that's because everyone knew. they knew what a tough year he'd just been through. it started last season with this image. >> showed a tumor about seven centimeters in the chest and some swollen lymph nodes tumors in my neck. >> reporter: it was hodgkin's lymphoma. a cancer that now ashs >> the fear of dying, the fear of chemotherapy, not knowing what to expect. >> reporter: but he was all in. days has a high rate of recovery but only after a lot of chemotherapy. 12 rounds of chemo while never missing a preseason workout. >> i wanted to be around everyone. i didn't want to fall too far behind. >> reporter: and here's what
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the handoff >> reporter: the cancer retreated. it's gone, and that's what . everyone knew when he got the ball on saturday. >> here comes connor. >> reporter: and then connor scored and then scored again leading his team to victory. >> fear is a choice. fear is a don't fear nothing. >> reporter: and that, during choice. this tough year, is what connor himself knew. what a game. abc news. he leads the team out on the field. gets a standing ovation. another ovation. he carries the ball for 53 yards. and three catches. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook. . >> remember to follow us on facebook.
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we have an update on her condition. and panic in israel this morning... at least three people are trapped --- after a building collapsed on top of them. rescuers are working right now... to try and free the men. hl also this half hour... another high profile athlete joins collin kaepernick... by kneeling for the national anthem. why soccer star megan rapinoe says she understands where kaepernick is coming from. good morning ... and i'm xxx.... the time now is ((ad-lib)) labor day is setting up to be


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