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join the conversation on facebook, twitter, and instagram using #abc7ny. you can follow all of us here on eyewitness news at 11:00. that's the news for now. i'm sade baderinwa. >> and i'm bill ritter. thanks for watching. eyewitness news returns tomorrow burn brush near his home as the
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larger wildfire began to rage. he was jailed and posted bail. he now says that setting that fire was a mistake. in today's forecast, red flag warnings posted for the pacific northwest. firefighters face gusty winds oppressive heat and the chance of lightning storms. flood watches and warnings in the northeast with up to three inches of rain expected. heat advisories in the south. mild and september-like in the midwest. >> triple digits in phoenix and in dallas. 90s in portland. new orleans and in memphis. 80s in washington, d.c. atlanta and kansas city. 70s in los angeles, chicago and new york. there's new hope for farmers devastated by the avian flu. first farm in iowa has reopened after being restocked with thousands of baby turkeys. there could be another breakout but the owner said they're better off prepared if it happens again. 35 million birds infected by the flut since april. a vaccine now in the works. another attempt to beef up
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sales at mcdonald's, the fast food giant now testing table service. customers at 50 restaurants will be able to place orders at a kiosk and wait at a table for servers to bring them their food. other new perks include customized burgers with a choice of different cheeses, buns and toppings. >> you do a lot of mcdonald's stories on the overnight and taco bell. >> i thought about that. >> and mcdonald's. >> maybe tomorrow you can do a delivery run for us. >> there you go. waiters at mcdonned's though, huh? that's what i'm talking about. >> sorry. >> way to stay with us. >> i didn't have much sleep during the overnight. >> if you tuck your children into bed a few hours ago with a story, you didn't just help them fall asleep. >> nighttime bedtime fairy tales help develop your child's brain. they scanned children's brains to see how they react after someone read to them.
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>> doctors concluded story time helps kids with reading, memory and comprehension and enhances their imagination while developing a bond with mom and dad. you know, sometimes i'm so rushed i want to get their pjs on, teeth brushed, put them into bed so i can have time on my own and the story is always the first to go. >> it is? >> yeah. because i'm running late. i need to re-evaluate storytime. >> it seems obvious that that would help. you talk to your kids. you teach them. you tell them stories. they get smarter i. >> i have them say a thank you prayer. now my son starts rapping it and nobody's a wrap rapper in my family as you can imagine. >> please tape that. >> thank you god for mama, you you, thank you god for da da. that's my son. >> what a good mom. coming up, what stress can do to your waistline. advice on coping without overeating. also, a remarkable way to put you in the middle of a news story.
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it's the marriage of virtual reality and journalism. but first the environmental disaster in the southwest and worries about some serious river pollution. moving closer to the grand canyon. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather. brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not have one, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program. call this number to learn more. this plan was designed with a rate lock for people on a fixed income who want affordable life insurance
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an easy landing for two men found guilty of jumping off the top of new york's 1 world trade center. they were each sentenced to a $2,000 fine and community service but no jailtime. they parachuted from the top of a 104 story building in the morning two years ago. a third will be sentenced next week. the plume of heavy chemicals released last week into a colorado river have reaped utah. >> the toxic sludge has left residents stranded with no water. clayton sandell has the latest.
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>> reporter: from the air the toxic flume released on the environment by the federal agency supposed to be protecting it. epa workers inspecting an abandoned colorado mine last week accidentally released contaminated water built up inside more than 3 million gallons. water tests so the sludge is a mix of heavy metals and chemicals, 3500 times the normal levels of lead, 300 times the normal amounts of arsenic, threatening countless drinking water wells and wildlife. >> we're putting out what are called sentinel cages with small young rainbow trout. >> the flow traveled out of the animas river now heading west toward lake powell and the grand canyon. hundreds of businesses that rely on the river during summer tourist season are now in survival mode. >> over 95% of my business has been swept away, and we have about 23 employees that are currently out of work as of right now. >> reporter: the epa says the
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plume should dissipate as it moves down stream but the worry now is long-term health impacts that may not vanish as quick flip clayton sandell, abc news, denver. the state of emergency has been declared in colorado and new mexico because of this. >> they'll have to keep an eye on it for the long-term. i allot of fear for the people who live in this area. a virtual reality for the news? >> how advancing technologies are instantly transporting them to the scene. you're watching "world news now."
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"world news now" as journalists constantly try to keep up with new technology, one advancement is helping journalists to keep up. >> virtual reality is fun for gamers but now it's being used to transport reporters right to the scene. abc's serena marshall has more now from our sister network fusion. >> reporter: in the middle of the usc campus in this nondescript room under the fluorescent lighting lies the entrance to another world. a world where you not only learn a story, you live it. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: from a mortar round in syria to violence on a u.s. us/had mexico border.
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i hear screaming. there's over there, there's a highway. to mexico. so that's the border gate. i don't -- hayes someone in front of me. oh there's two agents on top of a guy right now. >> reporter: with the use of a headset and cameras throughout the room, noni and her team can transport anyone into the middle of any news event. >> when i first tried this sort of technology, it just dawned on me i could give people a much more visual understanding what's happening. it's undivided attention. you're not on your cell phone or not talking to anybody. >> kind you have forget where are you. there's a girl yelling and pointing at something. i found myself wanting to actually asking them what happened before i got here. >> reporter: all the experiences are based and created using video and firsthand accounts from the scene all the way down to the coke canon the street. >> she was an actual witness at the scene talking to next to you.
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during the scene you'll see her yelling. we had to re-create what she did. and we motion captured doing all things she did. we recorded her voice as she was yelling. >> reporter: using cameras that talk to one another, this room transports you to the virtual world they created. >> they take that data and instantly send it to the computer and tell the computer to change where your view is pointing. >> reporter: they currently have about half a dozen environments with some like syria taking weeks to create and others in just a few hours. >> if it's a longer feature piece, prefer about three months. that being said, sort of like the trayvon martin case i could have had out in a day. >> reporter: the technology is already rabl for you to buy. soon you two to give the story in your own living room. >> do you think this is the future of journalism? >> i think it's going to be one of the plat fors we're going to get our news. what an incredible experience you just went through. >> reporter: while you can't intervenor talk to anyone, her
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goal is for you to watch and feel whatted be like to actually be there, not just read about it. >> you get a stronger connection to the story. you get a quicker, deeper and visceral understanding of what's going on in front off you. >> reporter: i'm serena marshall in los angeles. and this is fusion thank you for that report. what do you think? >> first of all, i think it could be good for journalism students first going out on stories they've never encountered whether it be house fires or anything like that, but then on this whole other level what they're talking about here, it can really give you an idea what you might be up against for a professional journalists when they go overseas is, hostile environments like that. never thought about something like that before. but it's interesting to get you acclimated when you get over there. >> clearly very emotional, too. coming up, stress making you fat? now that you ask. >> we'll explain. stick with us.eblind.
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so stress hits us from all sides throughout our daily lives. perhaps you're stressing out about not being able to sleep. >> if you're also hungry it could be that stress. mara schiavocampo now with more. >> reporter: in the battle of the bulge, sometimes will power can wilt. the culprit, it could be stress. in a recent study published in the journal "nurn" researchers pound participants who experienced moderate stress were more likely to choose food that tasted good over healthier options compared to the nonstressed the group.
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the reason? stress changed brain chemistry to make self-control harder. >> when people are under stress, their body actually wants to have glucose. that's the brain's preferred source of energy. you can get it in many ways. usually the fastest, cheapest convenient way is cake, cookies, soda. >> reporter: two years ago, candice weighed 190 pounds. >> i was having ulcers, heartburn every night and pretty much tired of feeling that way. >> reporter: the 31-year-old started eating healthy and working out but candice who is getting over a recent breakup and looking for a new apartment says stress has been her biggest obstacle in reaching her goal weight. though she's lost 40 pounds, she wants to lose seven more. >> when i'm stressed i definitely have the urge to reach to all my old advices. it's a struggle to try to stay on track. >> reporter: so what is the best weapon to beat your brain's wiring? >> i say popular, plan, and plan some more.
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if you're going to work, pack your lunch. pack your snacks so you have what you need at the ready. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> pack your lunch. do you do that on overnights? >> never. >> maybe tomorrow. >> i was confused about all that, pizza and coffee. that's bad. no wonder packing on pounds, stressed out, scenario sleep. >> you tend to go for sweeter things because it releases a dope pa min production in your brain and that is part of the reason you reach for the unhealthy stuff. >> the taste good thing in your brain? meditating helps all sorts of ways. >> do you have time to meditate on overnight? >> i try. talk to dan harris all about it. >> that's your news for this half hour. >> i'm alex trebek.
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breaking news this morning on "world news now." demonstrations again in ferguson, missouri after the shooting and des turbulences 24 hours ago. riot police are out in full force right now. political feud. the nasty battle between republican front-runner donald trump and debate moderator megyn kelly. is an apology coming soon. changes in store. gender neutrality in the children's department. forget about products sold to just boys or girls. >> retailers have an incredible opportunity here. is this a marketing stunt or a step toward political correctness? and facing justice. the actress accused of kidnapping her own children and taking them out of the country. kelly rutherford's personal custody fight going very public. it's tuesday, august 11th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." good tuesday morning. i'm phillip mena in for t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we'll begin again with another night of tension in ferguson, missouri. a state of emergency one year after the diego of michael brown. >> police were out in full force overnight bracing for more violence as hundreds of people lingered in the streets and followed a day of clashes, dozens of arrests. and a shooting the night before. abc's jim ryan has been watching it all unfold. he joins us now live. good morning, jim. >> reporter: hello. after a demonstration punctuated by gunfire and an 1-year-old was shot and critically injured by the police, another crowd gathered here tonight on west florissant avenue. it was almost a festival atmosphere with protesters socializing and occasionally lobbing insults at the officers lined up just across the street. someone threw what the police say were frozen water bottles and rocks. about a dozen people were taken
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into custody. things have quieted down again. occasionally you see it start to pick back up. the atmosphere calms and this ebb and flow is lasting throughout the evening hours now into the early morning. and no reports of anybody seriously injured. but about a dozen people taken into custody. phillip, reena. >> who is out there hanging out right now? there's ebbs and flows of people. who's out there right now? >> reporter: it's mainly young people out here at this point. before it was a multigenerational crowd of older people, even some children here with their families. now it's primarily late teens, maybe 20-year-olds on this side of florissant avenue. the police officers on the opposite side of the street. >> on sunday before the violence broke out, there were causes for a day of civil disobedience. did you see anything in na regards throughout the day? >> yes, there were more than 50 people ep taken into custody. they were standing outside the
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courthouse in st. louis. they refused to move. some of them were religious leader who's spilled oil onto the sidewalk. they said they were anointing that building. they were taken into custody. that remains a peaceful demonstration there. >> there's still no curfew enforced. a year ago they had curfews in place. is there calls for that to happen. >> no, there's no curfew at this point. some people think it might be a good idea. at this point, all the emergency order that was put into place today does to place control of law enforcement in this community and surrounding communities with the county police department. and the county police chief. so that's really all that's done abc's jim ryan reporting live from ferguson, missouri. thank you so much. stay with abc news as we monitor the unrest in st. louis area. look for updates all morning long on "america this morning" and "good morning america"." the u.s. consulate in
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istanbul came under attack during a spike in violence across turkey yed. a far left group claimed responsibility. abc news consultant brad garrett says turkey stepped up battle against militant groups including isis led to the attack. >> it's angered both people in the country and groups that are opposed to the turkish government. >> u.s. f-16 fighter jets now based in turkey are expected to begin flying combat missions against isis in the coming days. fox news channel's megyn kelly is speaking out this morning following that personal attack by donald trump. it's the first time we've heard from kelly since some believe trump accused her of being hormonal during the republican debate. >> reporter: donald trump still out front in the polls and he's not backing down from his comments about fox news host megyn kelly. >> you could see there was blood coming out of her eye, blood coming out of her wherever. >> reporter: trump during an
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interview on cnn saying he felt attacked by kelly during the gop presidential debate. kelly defended her questioning of trump on her show the kelly file. >> trump will not apologize. i certainly will not apologize for doing good journalism. >> the gop backlash more intense than what trump faced on his controversial comments about immigrants and p.o.w.s. the billionaire mogul insisting he has no problem with women and that he was not implying anything about menstruation. hillary clinton responded to questions about trump during a press conference in new hampshire. >> i thought what he said was offensive and i certainly think that it deserves the kind of reaction that it's getting. >> reporter: trump's battling the gop while also shaking up his team. trump fired had his senior advisor roger stone saying stone
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was using the campaign for personal publicity. stone insists he quit. back over to you, reena and phillip into thank you. democratic capped bernie sanders is attracting huge crowds during a swing through california. and he picked up an endorsement from the nation's largest nurses union. it's his first endorsement by a major labor group. the union says it likes his record on expanding medicare. 0 financial trouble for former texas governor rick perry. his campaign staff in south carolina is no longer being paid. south carolina is one of the key early primary states. perry has struggled to gain traction in the crowded race, barely getting above 1 or 2% in the polls. a record drug haul for the coast guard seizing more than a billion dollars in cocaine. the drugs were confiscated nearly two dozen confrontations with smugglers off central and south america. the coast guard dropped it off in san diego yesterday.
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it's the biggest single off load of narcotics every. >> every one of these bricks of cocaine is destined to the united states. 400 metric tons is consumed in our country each year. >> the coast guard has seized more drugs in this fiscal year than the previous three combined. about a dozen rowers on the u.s. olympic rowing team got sick during a trial run. dirty water near the competition area may have caused the illnesses but sailing officials say there's no evidence to support that. some have raised concerns about the water quality at the public venues. back at home, a toxic colorado mine spill is causing major water problems across several states. the epa says 3 million gallons of mine waste spilled into waters. the discolored water stretches more than 100 miles.
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it's threatening wildlife in colorado, new mexico, and utah. >> you see something that your mind isn't ready to see. >> we're encouraging people to stay out of the river. >> new data released by agencies show the sludge has 300 times the normal level of arsenic. a state of mejs has been declared in colorado and new mexico. there's a baby boom. buffalo about nine months after a record breaking snowstorm. it's being called the -- wards are filled with newborns. >> officials say this likely be the most significant increase that the hospital has seen. they typically have six babies born a day. recently the hospital has had as many as 15 to 16 babies born each day. i hope all those ladies ho want an epidural are able to get an epidural. >> congrats to them.
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i still never understand, hey, it's cold outside. let's make a baby. they have netflix. >> there's not a whole lot of activity when it's cold outside. >> like i said, there's internet. netflix. you don't need to be cold to get in the -- that's all i'm saying >> what's going to keep you warm if you're watching netflix? >> congrats again to the parents. coming up, the year of the woman in sports. the 7-year-old girl who is a instant baseball sensation. >> also a legal ultimatum an actress in the middle of a tused to dispute. kelly rutherford's battle. >> first gender neutrality in the toy aflt had pow parents are reacting to a big change at a popular discount store. >> check out our behind the scenes pics on instagram, you are watching "world news now." i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan.
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take a look at there, an unusual scene in oregon where a firefighter who is unafraid after flames coming out of a tree is taking action to stop a forest fire before it happens. the fire started when lightning struck the tree. arped with a chain saw and bravery, the firefighter cut this tree down while it was still burning. amazing scene there. >> and from one fire to another in oregon and this train trestle turning into an inferno. firefighters fought the flames in difficult terrain last night. the fire spreading quickly forcing evacuation of nearby
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businesses including a chemical company. the flames spread to nearby brush but it posed no further risk. a wild accident in new york city as a car sclams into a tar bucks. the black toyota veers to the left and crosses into the blik lane. the driver narrowly avoids hitting a delivery man who jumps out of the way. witnesses say his leg was injured. he and a passenger in the car were treated at the hospital. lucky lucky there. >> absolutely. wow. >> retail giant target is changing its ways by changing its signs. they're announcing they will no longer be using signs referring to a specific gender. in certain sections of the stores. >> the move after consumer backlash thanks to one mom and the power of social media. unprecedented step towards gender neutrality after a social
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media backlash. their goal defy gender stereotypes within the aisles. the retail giant says they're working to phase out gender based signage to help strike a better balance. >> target is it a huge retailer and it's certainly popular with young people. >> reporter: the game changing conversation kicked off with a mom of three, abby, who tweeted this photo from inside her local target store showing a sign for building sets and a separate sign for girls building sets. the caption reading don't do this target. that picture retweeted nearly 3,000 times. >> as my kids got old enough to notice that there is a distinction, my boys didn't want to go down the girly aisles. we would have these conversations about it's okay for kids to play with any toys they want to. >> reporter: target vowing to change with the times by revamping signage in toys and home and entertainment areas. saying the kids bedding area signs will no longer feature
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suggestions for boys and girls. they will remove reference to jempbd including the use of pink, blue, yellow or green paper on the back wall of our shelves. >> retailers have an incredible opportunity here. they're opening up a whole world of possibility for these kids. >> reporter: this isn't the first time retailers have ditched gender stereotypes. in 2012, a 13-year-old urged easy-bake oven to make a more neutral product. many products switching over with these gender neutral signs. >> target will make the changes over the next few months. a lot of companies are paying attention on social media. whatever you put on facebook or twitter, they're reading. a 7-year-old girl wrote to lego and said why don't we have more female characters on lego boxes. they created a whole female scientist series. >> kids play with whatever and whoever they want until they're told not to it seems. it seems like the outside
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influences are what you know, kind of divisive. if kids are left to their own devices, they're going to pick whatever they choose. >> as a parent, i sometimes forget that sometimes we're conditioned almost girls play with dolls, boys play with trucks. at one point, my son is older than my daughter. she was playing with so many trucks, someone said you need to buy her a couple of dolls. so did i. >> just for bedding, right and toys. apparently they still have. >> and the bathrooms will still be pratt. >> that's good to know. coming up, the bitter custody battle where an actress is refusing to send her children back to europe despite a court order to do so. why she's now being accused of kidnapping >> ahead, back to school savings as summer vacation starts to wind down, the spending has only just begun. we'll have ways that you can save your family big bucks before classes start up again. you're watching "world news
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now." actress kelly rutherford is at the center of a bitter custody battle. her husband accusing her of kidnapping their children shoo she's refusing to send her
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children back to their father in europe despite numerous orders to do so. today a court once again weighs in on her move. linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: actress kelly rutherford's ex-husband is calling her a kidnapper after she failed to send their two children back to monaco as stipulated in their court ordered arrangement. >> from the beginning i said i would fight for my children. >> reporter: she played the mom on tv's gossip girl. she divorced german business mann daniel girsch. their shared custody arrangement was interrupted when he was banned from enter the u.s. a california judge ordered them to live with their father temporarily while he applyied for a new visa something she says he hasn't done telling me in april. >> are you more frustrated or angry or sad? >> i could sit here and tell you how often i cry, not being able to take them to school, dress them, smell them, hug them. >> reporter: the kids were 2 and
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5 when ordered to go live with their dad temporarily. now 6 and 8 years old, a monaco court ruled the kids should spend several weeks of summer vacation with rutherford before returning to her ex-husband. now she's refusing to send them back. >> rutherford is now being ordered to appear in a new york court later today with both children. her ex-husband's attorney saying daniel just wants his kids. linsey davis, abc news, new york. complex situation. >> there's also a hearing on september 3rd in monaco. so people are saying it could be a dicey situation based how they rule there. ultimately, the big quell is could the state department be forced to step in if it's another country's jurisdiction versus here in the u.s.? >> our legal analyst dan abrams says it looks like monaco is going to demand that the u.s. government abide by monaco's court rule. again, just a sticky situation there. >> we wish them all the best of luck.
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and now it's time for "the mix." i want to introduce to you an english bulldog named diesel. take a look. finds this box. totally cute, it's a wb mason box. decides to carry it around for his own personal joy. moving it around. he runs into a few things. kind of blinds him there. decides to cross the street. oh. nips the end of that car. still keeps going. >> i have mipped feelings about this thing. it's so funny. >> goes into the corner. and then yeah, goes across the lawn. and then wait, oh, oh, we kind of forget we're not seeing and boom, hit that pole right there. >> just let it go. >> his owner is filming the ordeal. he tries eventually to take the box from the dog but the dog refuses to let it go. >> i feel bad laughing at it, but he's cute but oh. but it is entertaining
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>> i know. he just keeps going round and round with his box in his mouth. >> dogs play with the wrapping and packaging more than the actual toy inside. >> i would love to be in his head to figure out what's going on there. we've got a guy named josh in oregon. so he's hanging out outside his house and hears a couple of teenagers ragging on his neighbor, an elderly man's house because it's kind of dilapidated. so he thinks i've got to do something about this. he goes on to facebook and he tries to recruit. that's him and the gentleman there. he goes to tas facebook to recruit some volunteers. lo and behold, people are good, 100 people show up. volunteered. >> look at that house. >> starbucks even donated some water and some tea. they all got the paint together and slapped a new coat. there it is. >> look at that. it's gorgeous. i would love to live in that house. >> good karma. >> cozy. very nice.
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>> people are good still. >> i always like to see that. i've always called 2015 the year of the female athlete because we saw the national women's soccer team make it all the way to the world cup finals and win. take a look at this 7-year-old ball girl. this is padres. look at the ball into that was a snag. >> she catches it. can we queue that up again and watch it one more time? and then it goes down, catches it, bottom. yeah, that's right. >> that is incredible. >> how is that an for year of the woman? >> and accuse to show phillies highlights. never have done that. >> let's check out the backwards swinging. check this out. you've you've heard opposite field home run? opposite swing home run. no more exposes in montreal but they do have that.
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that's an incredible swing breaking news this morning on "world news now." the unpredictable scene now in ferguson after another day of protests and violence. the riot police are back on the scene again. the latest from missouri. extreme conditions. dangerous downpours flooding the middle of the country, threatening the northeast today. while firefighters in the west face another difficult day. fright fling flight. the airliner that flew into a hailstorm. the aircraft damaged and the wild ride for the crew and passengers. and later in "the skinny," singing sensations. this unusual duet made possible by technology. the song is exploding in popularity in a matter of hours. it is tuesday, august 11th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm reena ninan. phillip mena in for t.j.
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>> i sure am. >> just talking about this app. he kind of has a high voice. right? >> he does that fal set toe. i didn't know if he could hit it or not. derulo did. it's going to be entertaining. very serious news. the return of chaos in ferguson, missouri, just one year later. i want to take you to some live pictures that show protesters and riot police filling the streets for the second night in a row. >> dozens of people arrested monday. and even more overnight. tensions rising after the somber anniversary of michael brown's death. ended with looting and gun shots. live pictures there. more now from abc's jim ryan. >> reporter: ferguson, missouri, under a state of emergency. protesters had traffic backed up as they blocked a nearby highway. >> arrests up here on the parking lot. >> reporter: they didn't resist as police broke them up. authorities are hoping to avoid a repeat of violence that brought back painful memories of rioting last year. >> multiple shots fired.
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>> shots fired. >> reporter: after nightfall, gunfire shattered the calm of sunday's peaceful protests. >> anybody hit on this side? >> we just want to be as patient as possible. >> reporter: even catching ferguson's interim police chief off guard. 18-year-old tyrone harris was shot and critically wounded when police say they returned fire after harris shot at them. >> last night was pretty out of control at times. >> reporter: more protests at the federal courthouse in st. louis. police made more than 50 arrests. despite minor scuffles, the demonstrators were peaceful. >> this is what community looks like. >> reporter: police at the scene of rioting and looting. this beauty parlor was ransacked in last year's violence and again. >> you have to keep going. failure is not an option. >> reporter: as police are standing by, it looks like the unrest may continue with another long night ahead. gyp ryan, abc news, ferguson, missouri.
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turning to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teen in texas. 19-year-old college football player christian taylor seen here breaking a car windshield at a dealership in arlington. taylor's brother said he is not angry with police but he questioned the use of deadly force. there were no cameras in the show room where taylor was shot and officers in arlington don't have body cameras. police are promising a thorough investigation. in wisconsin, two 13-year-olds girls in the slender man case will be tried as adults. the girls were just 12 when they were accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times in an effort to please a fictional online character. the judge says he worried the girls would stop receiving mental health treatment and be released in five years with no supervision. if convicted in adult court, they could face up to 65 years in prison. >> the ntsb meets today to investigate the cause of the accident that injured tracy morgan and killed his friend.
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the walmart driver was speeding at the time. he also hadn't slept in more than 24 hours morgan and two others who survived setted with walmart for an undisclosed apartment. this story is something many of us can relate to at this hour. air traffic controllers admitting that he make mistakes because they're tired. they average just over 5 1/2 hours an of sleep a day and more than six in ten admitted losing focus on fall agsleep while commuting to the midnight shift. an airliner packed with passengers struck by a heavy hailstorm. abc's david kerley has the pictures. >> reporter: all this damage, remarkable evidence of the wild ride for this delta a-320. >> we are having a hard time here. our windshield is pretty severely damaged. >> reporter: in fact, nearly impossible to see forward. and here's why. two storms, the delta jet hoping
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to shoot the gap but as experts at the weather underground re-create it with maps, you can see the jet colliding with the strongest part of the storm, the purple, pelting the jet with large hail, taking out its weather radar and windshield leaving the pilots with little choice. >> probably going to do an auto land here. >> auto land is a rarity usually in bad weather when pilots program the computer and it's hands off. >> then it the airplane will lock onto the signal and it will fly itself down, land and decelerate on the runway all by itself. >> reporter: it worked in that emergency landing in denver. one passenger suffered minor injuries. as for the jetliner, it's headed for the repair shop. david kerley, abc news, reagan washington airport. firefighters are battling the latest wildfire in northern california. the jerusalem fire started on sunday afternoon and has burned more than 6,000 acres. mandatory evacuations have been ordered. five air tankers and three helicopters are being used to battle the blaze.
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tinder dry brush caused by the california drought is giving the flames added fuel. a man trying to protect his home near the jooux jerusalem fire was arrested. he set and i legal backfire to burn brush near his home as the larger wildfire rages. he was jailed and posted bail. he now knows that setting the backfire was a mistake. the denver area could get more drenching rain today after getting pummeled by another powerful line of thunderstorms. streets why inundated by floodwaters as heavy rain and hail came down. many cars had a tough time getting around the waterlogged roads. heavy downpours also swamped parts of michigan. flash flooding surrounded cars and left drivers stranded. people had to wade through knee high water and even tractor-trailers had to proceed with extreme caution. >> wow. today's forecast flood watches and warnings in the northeast. up to 3 inches of rain from boston down to d.c. red flag warnings oppressive heat and lightning storms in the pacific northwest. and heat advisories in the
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south, mild and september-like in the midwest. >> 70s from chicago to boston, 80ss in minneapolis, kansas city and denver. 90s in portland, new orleans, albuquerque, triple digits in phoenix and dallas. >> well, talk about eating locally sourced food. right? that's the big buzz right now. astronauts aboard the space station were able to munch on lettuce grown on board. >> first they eta the red romaine lettuce raw and then they dressed with a little bit of oil and vinegar. >> what? >> is that it right there? well, the experiment has an eye toward the future. eventual trips to mars will require that crews be able to grow their own food. yeah, that doesn't look too appealing but it's impressive that they're doing it up there. >> really you would eat this? >> yeah. delicious. >> he gets excited over broccoli too. >> oil and vinegar. i know they've got to sustain
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once we get to mars about you >> >> starbucks will end up opening one up there. mcdonald's, they'll figure it out. they'll figure it out. >> you're probably right. >> love to see scott kelly up there though. coming up in "the skinny," how some unusual duties just posted ob line nearly broke the internet in just a matter of hours. also ahead, the return of "baywatch." who will be running around shirtless or in a red bikini replacing david hasselhoff and his co-stars. first the huge expense for parents. the back to school shopping list. stay tuned for expert advice on finding secret bargains. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather, brought to you by olay regenerist.weather, brought it out by the olay regenerist. i will take beauty into my own hands...where it belongs. olay regenerist. it regenerates surface cells.
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something's missing from your diet pepsi. the soft drink maker is quietly removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from its low calorie sodas. it should be available nationwide starting today. diet pepsi will now have a combination of sweeteners including splenda. sales of diet sodas have been fizzling. pepsi hopes to perk up sales with the new recipe. >> they were quietly doing it till you mentioned it. >> that's what happens on the overnight show here. tech giant google is forming a new parent company called alphabet. some businesses including youtube which were operating the under the google corporate umbrella will now be a part of alphabet. larry page will be the new ceo. he says internet users will see no change due to the shake-up. >> for many parents, it's the most wonderful time of the year.
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it's not christmas. >> back to school. >> back to school, right. >> that's what it says there at least. i don't have kids. before sending the kids back to school, there's obviously some shopping to be done, right? >> yeah, with high schoolers, it's the most an average of $1400 per student. kids are expensive. abc's linsey davis has helped one family cut down on those costs. >> reporter: it's that time of year again. light blue? here. and that means hitting the stores. >> we get it? >> yeah. >> reporter: with those back to school lists. >> lunch box, pencils. >> reporter: every year this family of four spends more than $1500 on getting ready for school. >> with two kids, i'm spending twice as much as i have in the past. >> and you're going to have three kids. >> and with a third on the way
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i'm more budget conscious. >> reporter: enter lindsay powers armed with easy ways to save. first, did you know there are apps like i boughta or ebates that pay you to shop? just search for your store and ka-ching, cash back on all your purchases. >> 2% cash back, it's activated. you can combine it with what is already on sale. >> reporter: next up, an owedie but goodie. sign up for mailing lists. those often give exclusive sales only to subscribers. this l.l. bean listing alerted them to a 25% deal off lunch botches and backpacks they were already going to buy already. >> at 25% off, that's going to take your total down to about 75 bucks. >> great. >> reporter: if you're shopping online, check sites or apps like retail me not or shopular for secret savings like this 25% off at staples. >> all your school supplies, just over $160. we've added this coupon.
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it's dropped down to about $140. >> reporter: those aim apps also alerting you to in-store dees you savings as soon as you walk >> ready to go shopping? >> reporter: after ringing it all up, your total is $4900. $490. >> i've got the code. >> you saved $163. your total is only $240. >> we saved a ton of money. >> reporter: all in all, saving 15% of their back to school budget. linsey davis, abc news, new york. wow, it's a lot of money, isn't it? i saved my texas instrument graphic calculator. my son's going to use that. >> pass it on down. >> i don't care what special app. i'm going to say, i paid $62 at radio shack. >> $1400 per student. i want to apologize to my mother for whether he i was a kid asking for jordans. silly kid. no wonder she's laughing me out of here. >> did you have a trapper keeper? >> i did. who didn't? >> you were in the '80s.
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you had a trapper keeper. >> it wasn't too gender neutral though. i think it was blue. >> that was way before that there was definitely a line of demarcation. >> so pink trapper keeper was not for you. >> not nor for me. my sister had one. i'm not going to remember. are called. >> a lot of states have tax free shopping about now. check to make sure you can make good advantage of that. >> lisa frank, i thought of it. >> lisa frank. >> that's what they were called. the girls one. way back in the day. there used to be that, trapper keepers. wow, that was a throwback. not even thursday. what's coming up, reena? >> epic music mashup going wildly viral. you've got to stick around for this one. celebrity protest stunt in solidarity with a famous whale. "the skinny" is next.
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"world news now" continues after skinny, so skinny and worlds collide with music's biggest stars. >> country star luke bryan and r & b pop star jason derulo performing a digital duet.
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the two recently appearing in central park for gma's summer concert series. >> but it wasn't till bryan recorded his part of the duty using an the same karaoke app the two collaborated. >> luke had a little trouble with the high notes. >> just to get up next to you. so high so high >> i can't do that. >> i can't do that either. >> i love that. that was my favorite line. i can't do that. >> they were great. i love seeing the two of them together. so talented in both their own rights. >> it's a cool song. i like his effort. he couldn't get up there. >> i'm waiting for the christmas album. >> that's coming. the first time the two stars have appeared using that app together. >> the clip garnered millions of views in a couple of hours after bryan tweeted out the clip with a message to jason saying you
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are a singing fool. >> 11 billion hits now. >> steve-o of jackass known for his stunts. but his latest one seems to have some meaning behind it. >> it also landed him in jail. he climbed a crane in los angeles in apparent protest of seaworld emergency workers responded. they thought it might be a suicide. but the performer told reporters what he was going for when he was let out of jail. >> that's steve-o filming himself with an inflatable killer whale. after he posted that he was going to do that. i mean, it goes without saying, i did it to put my foot down for shamu. >> oh, boy. even he can't seem to take it seriously. he's apparently quite passionate about the cause. >> last year steve-o climbed up to a freeway sign and changed it so that it read seaworld sucks. when asked why, he said simply because it's the right thing to do. still crazy after all these years. steve-o. british singing sensation
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sam smith is in love these days and apparently with himself. yesterday he latched on to his very own wax figure at madame tussauds in san francisco. >> despite cleaning up at the grammy awards earlier this year, smith isn't taking himself too seriously as you can tell from the kisses and licks he gave himself during the big unveiling. >> during the reveal he encouraged fans in true british fashion feel free to touch my wax bump. robert pattinson is engaged. surprising news. we're having a hard time believing it. >> his fiancee says she's never seen "twilight." come on. yeah, right, come on. >> that's what they all say. >> the singer fka twigs told a british paper despite being every teen girl's favorite vampire, she's never watched him as edward. all of those brooding good looks apparently performed for real live twigs. i don't buy it. >> more news coming up after this.st forever. aw com'on. clearasil ultra works fast
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>> well, this summer hollywood has revived dayne sauers, a terminator and even a road trip to wally world. >> a lot of people looking forward to that one. summer of the remake might extend into next year as we learn the buff bods of "baywatch" could be making a return. abc's dan harris has the latest clues. >> reporter: beautiful people saving lives and slow mo running montages. "baywatch" was its own breed of television. some people >> reporter: a fan favorite and
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the '90s drama about california lifeguards ran for 11 seasons making david hasselhoff and that red bathing suit even more of an international star. now 26 years later, "baywatch" the movie." hollywood hunk zac efron rumored to be in talks to star opposite dwayne the rock johnson in paramount's reboot. according to the "hollywood reporter." while reps have not confirmed, the rock heading to twitter saying it's big. me and bud zac efron been talking about this one for a long time. can someone get my baby oil #rated r. ephron responding so stoked brother, baby oil for two, please. the studio telling abc news it has no comment. it is no mystery why ephron may be up for the role. here he is in "neighbors." >> i think that's a compliment. >> he has now won best shirtless performance of the year at the mtv movie awards two years running. once he dons the tight red trunks, fans will probably be begging to get rescued.
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this may well be the year of nostalgia in hollywood as this movie is set to join a tidal wave of recent reboots like "jurassic world," "vacation," and "terminator genisys" and to boost the nostalgia quotient perhaps the hoff might make a slow mo splashy return in the newest "baywatch." dan harris, abc news, new york. >> were you a big "baywatch" fan? >> i was. it's going to be huge. it wasn't on in the time of the twitter world. >> we're also going to be co-starring. >> oh, man. >> that was our -- when we tried out. we auditioned. this was part of the audition. >> you could have least given me zac's abs if you were going to play around. >> my body was totally real.
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