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investigators are still looking for the gun used in this murder. abc news, chicago. one more note about that. donald trump's campaign is defending the candidate's reaction to that tragedy. take a look. this was trump's tweet after the death in the news. dwyane wade's cousin was shot and killed walking her baby in chicago. just what i was saying, african americans will vote trump. his campaign manager pointed out after. in another tweet, trump is promising an immigration speech on wednesday. now saying he'll focus on criminals instead. >> on day one i'm going to be swiftly removing criminal, illegal immigrants from this country. >> the republican nominee is blaming the media for suggesting
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deportation sta deportation stance. he said he plans to use immigration law to prevent climbs. juan gabriel was mexico's top selling artist with a large following on both sides of the border for more than four decades. they interrupted programming for tributes and did spanish language stations in southern california. his last performance was friday in los angeles. he died at the age charles osgood is retiring. he promises he'll be back for occasional appearances. the 83-year-old began his career in radio and produced four daily morning features for many years. he ended every sunday morning broadcast with see you on the bra radio. and high school football started this weekend.
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you can all stop watching. >> check this out. this is in florida. a fake punt. the defender went low. he went high. >> and he flies. >> he stuck the landing. kept running. unfortunately, this was the best highlight of the game for that team. they lost 26-0. >> what a play. >> yeah. good job there. >> we don't need to -- that's >> it's over. >> best play of the year and it's done. >> bravo. coming up, the sinking feeling you get when you realize your car has been towed. why a growing number of americans are getting that feeling and what you need to know before becoming a victim of tow truck traps. and why the fight against radic
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burkini issue. first, here's a look at today's high temperatures. "world news now" weather
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oversaw the effort to raise membership for the playground. >> the fight against radicalism in france. >> it's turning into a culture war over a certain type of swim wear. here the martha raddatz. >> reporter: late august, the height of france's sacred summer break, but these waters are royaling with division. the so called burkini. are the i don't see why it bothers someone. >> we're a secular country. it has to stop. >> reporter: drawing a line in the sand against the modest entswim suits. a beach brawl after photos showing police officers forcing a middle aged woman to remove it
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then friday france's high court ruled the burkini ban a blow to fundamental liberties. >> it's an effect. it's not the cause of the problem. >> reporter: this is a leader of the anti-immigration national front. he invited us to his old farmhouse in a village outside paris. >> are you france's donald trump? >> he says america first. we say the french people so -- it's quite natural. >> reporter: for him, the problem the burkini symbolizes is multiculturalism. >> they are willing to take part to the jihad, it means it. there are several thoughs of people. >> reporter: the french government says there are more
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territory who have given signs of radicalism. one of them this 18-year-old. he asked us not to show his face. one day a man starting coming around his neighborhood talking agent isis as a humanitarian group. >> translator: he said syria is where our missing brothers are and we had to help him. >> reporter: did you know what isis had done to people. >> translator: i wasn't informed about it. i thought it was more like an organization for supporting the >> reporter: but then came the "charlie hebdo" attack. his his mother. he goes mom, mom, look at the terrorist attack. i smiled and said he's finally going to understand, these are not muslims. >> reporter: the fear here is france's intelligence apparatus still hasn't caught up to the mast moving flexible tactics of the islamic.
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>> nine of them were well known. >> reporter: this is a lawyer for terror victims across france. >> it's unbelievable. he was under judicial supervision. >> reporter: do you think isis can be stopped? >> i hope so. that's what -- that's the aim of everybody. the problem today that there is no specific profile of a terrorist. anybody can be terrorist. because and this is one of recommendation of isis. >> reporter: that sums up much of the concern over welcoming war weary muslim refugees. entering paris you see refugees with nowhere to go. masked together, sleeping on street corners in makeshift camps at parisians go on their lives around them. just a few subway stops away, battle ready soldiers at
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the eiffel tower, notre dame. we finish our trip with a visit to the home of another french politician, this same a senator. >> it scares me a lot. the people are fighting on the beach for a swimming suit. it's crazy. it's like a civil war atmosphere. >> reporter: she warns that the rhetoric and division could have lasting effect. >> with the kind of kind of utmost fear we have in this country, it's easy for isil to say you're french but it's not your country. >> reporter: isis as a stated goal in the west, eliminate the gray area, that space where muslims can be feely muslim and fully french, or british or american. she worries some western policies may be aiding in that
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martha raddatz, abc news, washington. the high court has banned the ban on burkinis. the mayors in the roughly 30 cities that have put it in place, 20 of them are continuing to enforce the ban even though the high court ruled they can't do it. >> in nice where they had the attacks, they just passed a ban on burkinis last week. it's going to be a fht will continue in france. >> and one of the top issues in their upcoming election as well. coming up, why so many people across the country are finding their cars missing. >> it's not because of car thieves. victims are falling to tow truck traps.
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>> you don't quite know. quite a few americans are resorting to flagging down a taxi has discovering their cars were towed. >> and now a growing numbers of drivers are claiming their victims of traps that the tow companies are setting. >> reporter: new video shows car >> i feel like it was bait. >> reporter: this shows the no parking sign knocked down. moments later the sign is raised and the car is towed. >> there were other cars parked there. there was no sign in the lot. there was no indication that it was illegal. it strikes me as dishonest. >> reporter: from coast to coast drivers complain of alleged tow traps. this driver thought it was a
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experts believe there's a spotter to alert them when someone parks in a specific spot. that's when they move in to tow your car. we went out with a tow truck driver for tips. first, hard to see no parking signs. second, unmarked tow trucks and third, look at the other cars in the lot. >> parking stickers in the window? it could be on private property. >> reporter: as for the philadelphia t reached out about the tow trap allegations. no comment from them. sneaky if the allegations are true. >> my friend and old co-worker got in some trouble last year caught on tape talking to this tow truck operator and going off on them. some of the things she said were wrong, but part of the reason she was to angry is because it was a bait and switch thing that took place that night.
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l it takes. k-y touch. ? >> time to take a break from the news and pay homage to our viewers. >> we're going to start with something that generated quite a bit of buzz last week wake of the olympics games. >> you might remember the cardboard cutouts we had onset. our exclusive with simone biles and katie ledecky. apparently some of you were big fans. >> lou couldn't get avoid getting in a dig. someone onset shorter than kendis? >> mean. and dean anderson said they seem a little two dengsal.
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d diane. >> that's accurate. you're right. >> they said simone seemed a little stiff. now our celebration of national waffle day, or mine. you might remember kendis would not eat his waffle. and some of you noticed and called him out. will went for it writing he's such a dork. >> thanks. wow. >> diane got a compliment from lucy saying love the way you took that syrup like a shot. >> i grew up in a big family. your shy, you don't eat it. >> she actually thought it was bourbon. i have a thing about eating on tv. i don't think there's any way to look attractive eating on tv. >> you mean -- >> you look great. >> lovely and beautiful? >> you look beautiful.
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nose. >> because we know you don't like it. we'll try it all the time. >> and finally you ask and receive. >> one of our viewers in connecticut to get a shoutout. his name is jack, and this morning here you go, jack. your very own personal shotout. happy monday. >> now it's a test to see if he's watching. wait to see if you respond in social media. >> in the premeeting we said we're going to do a shoutout. >> continue to end us your tweets unless your name is bill. >> is that the guy who called
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breaking news this morning on "world news now." chaos at one of the nation's busiest airports zblcht reports of an active shooter sebt people running to the tarmac. authorities have closed off incoming traffic. >> the count down to election day is on with so many still undecided. the candidates are reaching for ways to bring people to who are on the fence to their side. we'll look at donald trump and hillary clinton are planning on rolling out in the week ahead. and watching this daring rescue of a man on the train tracks. the transit officer jumps in right before a train comes along. we'll show you the moment caught on camera. and a strong message this morning for a thief. you're forgiven. meet the store owner being
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being robbed and even after watching video of the incident, he's taking the high road on this monday, august 29th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning. i'm carbon dioxidkendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we have new video showing people escaping a terminal as police search for a possible >> police halted all traffic accident to the fermterminals. there was a ground stop. there were no shots fired. there were no injuries. just loud noises. matt gutman is at lax. matt, you were there heading out on a flight? >> caller: i was on a plane when it happened. word came out that there had been been an incident. family members talking about the clearance of certain terminals
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started seeing the videos. pandemonium at the airport. it was all a false alarm. lapd saying there were some loud noises and it set off a cascade of events. right now obviously everybody has been given the all clear. the airport is nearly shut down. the infamous loop around lax which takes long to traverse is empty. it's an erie hundreds and hundreds of passengers hoping to get out of the terminals in the just now they opened up terminal four where i am. there's a bit of a massive humanity coming in. the lines are hours long. tsa is screening people and counting everybody that goes into the terminal. it will be a long night for folks here. it was very scary for a few
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unconfirmed active shooter. it sent these shock waves of panic throughout this very large airport. the third largest and busiest in the u.s. >> and we understand all the passengers need to be rescreened. what kind of a scene? it? >> it's a scene is what it is. i sent pictures out a few minutes ago. the lines are hours long for people to get rescreened. when you're dealing with thousands of be quite chaotic. and also people have a lot of questions here. flights are delayed. some of them have been cancelled. people getting off planes. so it's a very chaotic scene, and it's going to cause these reverberations -- and the people are laughing at me as i'm standing here among them. it's going to cause pretty serious reverberations for
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other airports ads well as they get delayed. >> there will be an evolving story with many of the terminals reopening. i looked at one of the photos you posted. i've been to lax. so many of our viewers are familiar with the airport having 36 million passengers every year. to see that loop empty is striking. >> and illuminated by the flashing lights of police and seeing bomb sniffing dogs and other officers jogging here and there, it's a harrowing sight. i've never seen it like this either. it shows how on edge people are. and police too. there's a serious concern that something could happen at airports like this, and there is a certain sense of vulnerability
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especially now. this is prime time flying hours for the west coast. everybody is taking red eyes. there are people standing with me flying to new york, sydney, all over the world at this hour. this is one of the busiest times here at the airport even though it's in the middle of the night in the east coast. >> glad to hear for now it appears to be a false alarm, and happy to hear the passengers around you can imagine to laugh after this. >> and we'll tell them you won't be making the flight for your destination. >> that was matt gutman live. donald trump appears to be ready to set the record straight among questions about his immigration policy. >> trump announcing a major speech on illegal immigration when he visits arizona wednesday. he appears to be backing off promises to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants.
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at a fundraiser as she faces growing neiquestions. >> reporter: hillary clinton arrived sunday for a fundraiser. we have obtained these e-mails raising questions about whether donors to the clinton foundation got special treatment while mrs. clinton was secretary of state. those e-mails were obtained as part of a lawsuit b conservative group citizens united. they recommend guests, executives from three groups that donated millions. in another they're asked to relay a message on behalf of a big donor. just want to pass along for information. no need for action.
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there were special favors and so does hillary clinton. donald trump is defending his latest stand saying he'll focus on deporting criminals. >> on day one, i'm going to swiftly remove criminal illegal immigrants from this country. >> reporter: he's apparently backing off harsher measures. >> he's not talking about deportati deportation, but being fair to the american workers who are competing for jobs. h amnesty, no legalization. >> reporter: and donald trump is promising a major speech on wednesday on illegal immigration. >> and trump hasn't released any information about the speech other than the tweet. we'll have to wait and see if he lays out specific policy plans. overseas at least 35 civilians killed along the turkey syria border. turkey's military advanced with air strikes. rebels backed by turkey pushed
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villages. as a recovery efforts from last week's italian earthquake go on, officials are promising to look into allegations of intelligence and fraud. nearly 300 people died, and there are questions about whether building codes were obeyed. several structures that were reinforced collapsed. police in for someone after an attack. the victim was s a 19-year-old softway from ithaka college. >> someone risked his life. the man was on a commuter train own went onto the tracks lying in front of a train. a transit police officer struggled to pull that uncooperative man away.
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safety with just seconds to spare. now to the weather and the flooding in the cincinnati area. heavy rain closed roads and submerged cars. fish officials warned against driving into standing water. thousands of people were without power, and a lightning strike knocked out our affiliate off the air for a little while. there were some funnel clouds tornadoes were not confirmed by the weather service. no injuries. and the damage report was to trees and crops. >> beyonce ruled the night at the mtv vmas. she racked up 7 awards out of her 11 nominations. >> they should call it the bmas. this is b had viewers inside and outside madison square garden talking.
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she danced to "make me". she also lip synced. the reviews are mixed. one twitter user wrote if you're going to lip sync, be believable. >> and then there was kanye west. he came out to introduce his new video. first he said i'm going to talk. he touched on the murders in his hometown of chicago. his feud with taylor swift and gave a shotout to his former girlfriend. he thanked kim being such a great wife. and then he talked about the people in mystery that he looks up to. >> my role models are artists merchants. less than 10 that i can flaname history. truman, ford, hughes, disney, jobs, west. >> good to know he's modest. he talked about his famous video which features what appears to
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swift, trump. >> he said it was an expression of our now to have the audacity to put on donna winter next to donald trump. >> that clip that we showed you was the video for "fade". it premiered at the vmas. a lot of people are trying to figure out what happened. >> what was that about? >> all right. we'll get to that. a lot of those questions. coming up, the 9-1-1 operator in hot water after having a tough time with a caller. >> she was heard getting short with the caller sighing at the apparent language barrier as the caller was pleading for help. we'll hear the exchange ahead. >> and later, turning the other cheek. the unexpected reaction a store owner has after seeing a thief ransack his store.
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zblanchts tropical depression is south of key west and headed toward the gulf coast. the further west it treks, the stronger it's likely to get. land fall is expected. another system is developing off the coast of cuba.
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north carolina coast. >> nasa is tasked with drawing up ruling for the skies for unmanned aircraft. it will target drones used for commercial companies. nasa is looking to present research by 2020. >> back on the ground a nooin d 9-1-1 dispatcher onned a administrative leave after how she handled a caller. >> she had t the caller. it's her frustration with the responses that put her in hot water. >> 9-1-1. what's the address? >> reporter: a veteran 9-1-1 operator is off the job after what city officials call unprofessional behavior. >> 7-0? >> 70. >> 7-0 is 7-0. >> reporter: a driver calls in to report his passenger, a
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during an alleged robbery. >> is she breathing? >> i don't know. >> reporter: over nearly four minutes the operator grows agitated. >> where are the people that did this? where are they? >> reporter: so frustrated she's heard audibly sighing? >> what did he look like. >> reporter: the caller pleads for help. >> hurry up. >> reporter: they're on their way, but i need to get information from you. she seems to struggle with the caller's accent demanding clarification. >> i thought you said they fled in a nissan altima, dark blue. >> blue. >> that's their car your yours? >> me. >> i don't care what you're driving. >> reporter: police apprehended the suspects. the water bury police chief said handling of the call did not affect first responders. he said 9-1-1 operators shouldn't be contentious and the
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there are apparently now four teenagers facing murder charges in this case. >> she died of a gunshot wound to the head. coming i'm in the next half ho hour. >> what collin kaepernick did that has people burning his jersey. >> why did this owner refuse to call the pic out a video? a surprising response that's getting rave reviews from the neighborhood. you're watching "world news
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? ? >> it is. i kind of miss her. it's kind of nice to start off a monday morning like this. >> yeah. and then it wasn't exactly a thank you, but a letter that was addressed to a thief in brooklyn is teaching us an important lesson in turning the other cheek. >> after someone broke into his calf f coffee shop, the store owner refused to call the police or check out the surveillance video. >> reporter: the blow of a broke in at this cafe. >> it was 2800 to 3$,000. >> reporter: it turned into a
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>> that's what my religion teaches me. >> reporter: instead of a police record, a different report in front of the cafe on the same door the thief broke in through. >> i didn't check the cameras. i'd rather not know. >> reporter: posting this letter addressed to the thief. >> if the money you stole was to better you and your family's living, then i forgive you. if it was stolen for you to go out there and ruin yourself and health, i still forgive you ask you to fix ourself. maybe taking a rout of mercy will send a different message to the person. >> reporter: and after the thief took, he says he still has more to give. >> if the thief comes back here and apologizes, what will you do? he's hired. if he needs a job, he's hired. >> he said he started writing
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time now for the mix. we start things off with a heart warming story about men and man's best friend. >> nice. >> an australian marathoner went to run an ultra he had an unexpected visitor. a dog followed him the whole way, but then the dog ran away before he could find him. he put up a go fund me page and tried to do everything he could to try to find the dog, and mission accomplished. here they are reunited. leonard and his best friend. >> wow.
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>> voila. not to happily ever after, this tiny hamster broke his arm but is winning the internet. take a look. >> is he stuck in the wheel? >> not exactly. look at this photo. super cute photo. broke its article and brought into a vet's office. it was taken care of and given probably the world's tine nest little cast. >> is it masking type, d >> it probably is something along those lines. >> he's smiling. >> the owner said insurance covered everything, all the medical costs. >> my neighbor once said she lost her hamster, and it was two years ago i realized the hamster wasn't lost. all right. over to the latest trend on instagram. you might have note third down hash tag going around. it's called "male polish".
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men are putting the man back in manicure with this trend. >> i think it's a trend we can get behind. you're a fan? >> i did test it out. i feel way for masculine. >> i don't like that your nails are nicer than mine. >> it was so much trouble getting these on. >> you have already experienced within five seconds of having nails the i heard kendis say i broke a nail. i never thought i'd hear that come out of his mouth. >> onto something a little more delicious, maybe not. the great canadian ketchup cake. the recipe was on the back of canadian ketchup bottles. someone decided to make it.
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breaking news this morning. police on the move after reports of shots fired at lax. traffic jammed as passengers are forced to evacuate taking to the tarmac as they search for the source of the disturbance. our reporter crowds. and the storm watch continues as hurricane season ramps up. multiple depressions are targeting parts of the east coast. our meteorologist has the potential treks. and new this half hour, a popular nfl quarterback getting sacked by fans for a controversial decision. >> they are burning the player's jersey after think refused to take part in the national anthem. we'll get reactions from around the league. and one of music's biggest events played out at new york
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who won big, made history and who brought down the house. let's say her last name is beyonce. the whole story ahead in the skinny. it's monday, august 29th. from abc news, this is "world news now." i got to tell you, i had prayers up for britney spears last performed halfway through and britney spears had to follow her. >> it's a tough act to follow. >> we'll get started with the breaking news. >> in los angeles at lax it was a mess for travelers after several terminals were evacuated. >> they were cleared as a precaution following reports of an active shooter. you're looking at live pictures here in the early morning hours. what you're looking at right there is the loop that makes up lax.
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the planes as well parked. not a lot of planes are moving late last night or in the early morning hours this morning because of the scare. >> airport place halted all traffic to the terminals. no flights allowed to land. the los angeles police say it was just loud noises. matt gutman was at the airport as it unfolded. >> erie site to be at lax and see the loop completely empty. police shut it down. the pa system is alerting people that officers are continuing to try to clear terminals after unconfirmed reports of that active shooter. the lapd telling us there is no active shooter. that it really is an unconfirmed report that sent lots of people scattering. they closed down a couple of terminals, and everywhere people huffing it to get where they're going even out of this airport. pretty chaotic and pretty scary
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>> lax the seventh busiest airport in the world. those flights. delays will have ripple effects for air travel in the days ahead. it was a chaotic moment. >> luckily it seems just a false alarm. >> a lot of loud noises. >> two weeks ago a similar situation unfolded at jfk in new york. unconfirmed reports of gunfire triggered a massive response. panic spread out the art airport. police came under fire how it was handled, and the governor ordered an investigation into the event and what followed. our other big story is the bad weather in the tropics. rain from one tropical zpregs depression is hitting the gulf coast. it could spread the misery along the gulf coast. >> land fall is expected between alabama and the florida
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the newest tropical depression. flooding rains from houston. we expect it to get into the gulf of mexico. the forecast track for td 9 is a tropical storm and wednesday, thursday going to florida. low confidence on the track and the intensity. we'll have to watch closely. we'll keep you posted. and this one forecast to become a tropical storm, maybe skirting the outer banks of north carolina on tuesday or wednesday. not the highest confidence in this forecast too. two storms to watch closely. >> we have to pay attention to both of them. they could impact the carolinas in the end. right now the models on the first storm which used to be 99 l, the tropical discretion number eight, all over the place with all of them. >> and in all of them, the trek can change. that's why we're always updating now. now to the campaign trail. we expect clarity this week
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in donald trump's signature issue. he says wednesday he will have a major speech on immigration. >> an apparent softening hat trump az hen officials trying to explain his plans. it's your voice your vote. david wright with the details. >> we're going to build a great wall on the border. >> reporter: this weekend he blamed the media for suggesting he's softening his hard line approach on illegal immigration. >> all the media wants to talk about is the 11 people here illegally. >> reporter: now he says he'll focus instead on deporting criminals. >> on day one i'm going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country. >> he's not talking about a deportation force, but he is talking about being fair and humane. >> reporter: he appears to be backing away from some of his harshest measures he proposed
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>> we're going to have a deportation force. >> you cannot deport 11 million people. >> reporter: heated questions over that part of the plan made him eject someone from a press conference. >> i'm not reporting. don't touch me, sir. >> reporter: governor chris christie insisted there's no flip-flop. >> he's been consistent on no amnesty, no legalization for folks who have been coming to the country illegal any. >> reporter: trump supporters see a difference. what do you make in the change of tone on the immigration issue? >> i think it's positive. jeb bush had the same tone. i was a strong jeb bush supporter. mr. trump is now coming around to that position, and i applaud him for that. >> reporter: do you think he's going to win votes or lose them with the new approach? >> probably win votes. >> i would agree. >> reporter: the tricky part for trump could be selling a policy change to hard liners. last week he cancelled a major
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overseas heavy fighting resumed in libya as a battle for sert intensified. libya's u.n. backed government pushed into the remaining areas of the coastal city. at least 34 libyan fighters and two wounded over the weekend. and 400 tons removed of chemical weapons from libya. the weapons are being take ton germany destroyed under close supervision. the u.n. security council agreed to allow the transfer. >> a driver is facing criminal charges after a deadly bus crash between baton rouge and new orleans. investigators say the driver did not have a license and was in the country illegally. a local fire chief responding to a previous accident was killed. the bus was carrying workers to help with flood relief in baton rouge. the national park service turned 100.
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say bad behavior is also up. many tourists are risking their lives to get selfies. there's also an up tick in illegal camping, vandalism and theft. last month rangers handled incidents of people behaving badly. >> it's not just people behaving badly this summer. a black bear in new hampshire decided a little birdseed wasn't enough. he took the entire feeder. caught red pawed by the didn't go far. >> he's hoping the homeowner will go away so he can get it. he was later seen in the driveway snacking on some seeds. the lack of rain has caused a poor berry crop forcing bears to look elsewhere for food. officials advised residents to take down their bird feeders. but it defeats the purpose. >> maybe using as a plot to get it to come into his area. >> look at the begging eyes. i'm not doing anything wrong. what's the problem.
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coming up, the nfl star who is ruffling quite a few feathers and taking a controversial stand. why san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick is refusing to stand during the national anthem. >> and the honors fashion and the dramatic statement on the red carpet all ahead in the skinny. first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by american
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the mars astronauts are wac on earth. they actually never left, but the crew spent a year inside a dome in hawaii simulating a trip to mars. they only left the dome while wearing space suits. their habitat was on the slopes of a volcano about 8200 feet above sea level. the goal was to help how the isolation of a space mission would impact humans. just the trip to mars will take more than six months. >> did they have to grow potatoes? >> like matt? >> the martian? >> and then some. >> okay. turning to a growing controversy over what one star nfl quarterback is refusing to do during the national anthem. >> collin kaepernick sat out during the national anthem and and says he will continue to do so in protest.
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act of protest setting off a fire storm. that's him sitting alone as the national anthem played before a preseason game, saying he'll continue to sit in silent protest of what he calls systemic racism. >> isn't something that should be hidden and shouldn't be talked about. these conversations need to happen. i think it can bring everybody closer. >> reporter: outraged fans burning his jersey, accusing him of disrespecting the armed forces. other nfl players speaking out like giants star victor cruise. the flag is the flag. you respect the flag and stand up with your teammates. it's bigger than you, in my opinion. and the baltimore ravens player who deferred service for the nfl. >> i'm humbled for those who came before me and have given their lives so i can play on the field. that was his right and he's going to do what he has to do. >> reporter: the 49ers coach saying there will be no repercussions. >> it's not my right to tell him
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that's his right as a citizen. >> reporter: the 49ers head coach saying he won't discourage players from expressing their opinions but because of the public response, he'll be having a conversation with the team sometime this week. in a little town in new york state is the little league basketball capital of the world. the little league shocked the world and maybe even themselves. they knocked off the power house from south korea 2-1 in the sunday championship in williams port pennsylvania. the win marked the first championship for a u.s. team since 2011. they're also the first winner from new york state since a power house staten island club. >> the big player struck out eight people and also scored what proved to be the winning run on a past ball. >> i think the mets are paying
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now. >> the third place winner was panama. >> everyone needed to know that. everyone always wants to know the third place winner. >> when we come back, one of music's biggest nights of the year. >> the history made and the epic performances that shut down the house at last night's mtv video music awards. "the skinny" is next.
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? ? ? ? time for the skinny. and topping the headlines this morning, last night's mtv video music awards. >> it was epic. this is how it kicked off. ? ? off the vmas with an epic career spanning medley of some of her biggest hits. she had four performances. it was a rihanna concert. >> i'm not complaining. especially these songs. >> this is awesome. >> to the surprise of probably no one, one of the night's most unusual moments goes to kanye west. he chose essentially to pay
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he even somehow tied in the ongoing crime wave in chicago. >> i got weird. it got even board weirder. he introduced the new video to "faith". clad in workout attire dancing in an empty gym. there was a weird ending that we're -- is she a cat? >> also workout attire. we're being liberal with that term. >> was it the vma version of "the crying game"? >> people trying to figure out the end of the video. beyonce, however, seems no arguments there. she just brought down the house. 11 total nominations for "lemonade" and her epic performance involved five tracks from that album earning her a standing ovation that lasted
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>> listen to one of the many songs she performed. ? >> it almost seemed like she was performing all of "lemonade". she killed it. now to the awards. there were some. queen b cleaned up becoming the most winning celebrity of all time for the vmas. video for "lemonade". she won the video of the year for "formation". >> and winning the first award of the night was drake for "hot light bling". earned him best hip top honor. he missed the moment. he was stuck in traffic. >> l.a. >> new york. something that pretty much every new yorker can sympathize with.
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get anywhere. >> and drake's love interest, rihanna was the bell of the ball winning this year's video lifetime achievement for the amazing impact her body of work has had on the mtv culture. drake may have missed the opportunity to receive his award, but he was there to present the rihanna. >> next to fashion. making their own red carpet statement, nevada shulman and his fiance went with matching looks. but she took showing off her baby bump to the extreme. >> and another one dressed more of a halloween party. >> this would be stella max well. >> and then there's cassie, diddy's long time girlfriend. she highlighted her hair for maybe with an actually highlighter.
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wait. is he blind? >> he lost his sight in iraq or something. it's kind of messed up to rob a blind guy, ant it? >> we do this tonight. >> the horror flick "don't breathe" took in just more than $26 million at the box office. and get this. with a budget of under $10 million, the film is already in the black. >> rounding out the top three, "suicide squad", just over 12 million. and "kubo" just under $8 million. the first day of school can be scary for any student. one little boy in texas got unexpected support. >> his dad couldn't make it but his entire police family did. >> reporter: the first day of
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named jackson with pictures. >> you should stand on that in front of everybody. >> reporter: with his mom's encouragement and with something else owing to the fact his dad was not there. that's was his dad was in an auto collision. for a while it looked like he would pull through, but he did not. he died two weeks ago. which led to this moment in the parking lot. family. >> reporter: his dad's family, his police family was there. >> he was so excited. >> reporter: and jackson's face when he realized all this was for him and done out of love for his dad. >> he was always pitching in to lend a hand, offering to do something for you. even the last year when he was not able to walk on his own sometimes. >> reporter: quite the first day
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to know he's got a line of blue in that place where his dad would be by his side and at his back. >> see you later, buddy. >> start learning day one. >> the family reportedly has two other children, a fourth grader and a second grader. and the police reportedly escorted both of them to class as well. >> a beautiful moment, and he knows if he ever gets into people who have eyes on him making sure he's going to behave. >> i don't think anybody is going to pick on him. bring it. >> to get that kind of escort to school. >> thank you so much. don't miss our updates on facebook at >> coming up, more news from abc. up, more news from
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making news in america this morning, breaking news as one of the country's busiest airports is thrown into chaos. overnight reports of shots fired brought l.a.x. to a standstill with some passengers even running out onto the tarmac. this morning police are giving happening right now tracking the tropics with several storms on the move right now, the new tropical storm watch just issued by the national weather service and heavy rain elsewhere creating all sorts of problems. it was a close call for passengers on board this flight after the engine seemed to just blow apart. oxygen masks deployed as the pilot safely completed an emergency landing. hear what the airline is saying. and it was ladies night at


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