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making news in america this morning, reversing course. donald trump appearing to backtrack on his birther stance. his campaign now says the republican nominee believes the president was born in the usa. hillary clinton gets back on the ca plus, what caused trump's hair to look like this? overnight samsung announces when replacement phones will be available after 1 million galaxy note 7s were recalled. what owners of the phone should know. officers attacked in busy midtown manhattan. a man with a meat cleaver on a rampage. new video this morning showing what may have led to that wild incident. an out-of-control plane tries to land but then something
a good friday morning. we begin with a first for the trump campaign admitting that president obama was, indeed, born in the usa. >> this after driving the whole birther movement. donald trump still hasn't brought himself to utter the words but they acknowledgement came in the form of a statement from his campaign. and hillary clinton didn't waste any time tearing into trump as she made her return campaign trail. abc's lana zak has the latest from washington where both candidates will be later today. lana, good morning. >> reporter: happy friday, diane and kendis. both will be here today and we'll be listening to see if donald trump can reconcile his campaign statements with his own. overnight a stunning statement from the donald trump campaign. claiming that trump did the nation and president obama a great service by definitively demonstrating that mr. obama was born in the u.s.
2011, mr. trump was finally able to bring this ugly incident to its conclusion by successfully compelling president obama to release his birth certificate. but trump himself continued to raise this, quote, ugly issue in tweets and statements after 2011 and as recently as 36 hours ago would not answer a "washington post" reporter who asked him if he believed president obama was born in the u.s. saying, i'll answer that question at the right time. i just don't want to answer it yet. hillary cl >> and he still wouldn't say hawaii. he still wouldn't say america. >> reporter: also hitting trump for calling the men store in michigan a nervous wreck. >> every time we think he's hit rock bottom he sinks even lower of the. >> reporter: clinton was back on the campaign trail. ? i feel good ? >> reporter: after taking a break to recover from pneumonia.
statement also claimed that hillary clinton was responsible for first starting those false rumors about president obama's birthplace but fact checkers have said that is inaccurate. diane, kendis. >> we'll get the latest on that on "gma." lana, one of trump's sons is there. thank you. overnight samsung has revealed when it will replace those now recalled galaxy note 7s. the recall comes after dozens of reports of them bursting into details. >> reporter: after nearly 100 reports of overheating phones across the country, reported by owners exploding on nightstands and in cars -- >> it bursted and there was smoke everywhere. >> reporter: the u.s. government announcing an official recall. >> because this product presents such a serious fire hazard, i am urging all consumers, all consumers to take advantage of this recall right away. >> reporter: nearly a million
after 92 reports of overheating, 26 people burned and 55 pieces of property damaged. samsung now agreeing to refunds. before now the company only offering exchanges. 130,000 making a switch meaning there were more than 800,000 phones still out there and after warning flyers about them on planes -- >> samsung galaxy note 7 phones are not to be charged or powered on during this flight can be taken aboard if they are shut off, disconnected from a charger. subway systems warning against them too. the president of samsung's american business saying sorry. >> we did not meet the standard of excellence that you expect and deserve. for that, we apologize. >> reporter: people with recalled phones should contact the place where they purchased their device to receive their refund or free phone. for now that's a different model
later than wednesday. lauren lyster, abc news, los angeles. >> to the east coast now and panic during the evening rush hour. new york city police opening fire after an officer was attacked with a meat cleaver. police shot a man wielding the 11-inch knife on a crowded street near penn station and was confronted after trying to remove that boot from his vehicle and pulled out the knife and started running. police tried using a taser but that apparently didn't stop him. with a 6-inch gash in his face and that's when police opened fire. >> crazy individual, honestly, brandishing a very large meat cleaver. at which point the police officers yelled drop your weapon. >> maybe ten seconds after that you heard five or seven gunshots. >> very loud bangs, something i've never heard before but i knew it was gunvots. >> the decorative listed in
blame for a fatal blue angels crash in tennessee. the report says the pilot lost control because he was flying too low and too fast and too close to the ground for the maneuver that he was performing. pilot fatigue and cloudy weather are also mentioned. u.s. soccer star megan rapinoe may be disciplined for her rapinoe knelt during the anthem before thursday's friendly against thailand. that's the first time she's shown support for the nfl's colin kaepernick's stance against racial injustice at an international match. afterward the u.s. soccer star -- u.s. soccer rather issued a statement saying as part of the privilege to represent your country we have an expectation that our players and coaches will stand and honor hour flal while the national anthem is played.
into a tropical storm but no longer poses a threat to land. severe weather rolling through right now. you can see the line of storms stretching from kansas to the canadian border. there are reports of hail and damaging wind from these storms and the system is bringing heavy rain. here's what it left behind in sioux falls, south dakota. six inches of rain flooding the streets there. still ahead, where gas prices could soon spike 15 cents a gallon. a rough landing. it was all caught on camera plane down. we'll tell you how this one ended. plus, a great white breaches the water. not far from surfers. oh yea, everything is digital now-a-days. this thing never leaves my side. that is why i signed up for publix digital coupons. and i got the paper ones too. so retro... that's how i save at publix. how 'bout you?
a school bus driver with an apparent case of road rage, the bus was seen trying to pass a fedex drive in new jersey. luckily no cars were coming and no kids on board. the bus driver in this incident has reportedly been fired. fedex says its driver's actions are also being reviewed. authorities in columbus, ohio, are urging calm as they investigate the fatal shooting of a black police officer. people gathered for a vigil for 13-year-old tyreik king. police were pursuing three suspects in an armed robbery when king pulled a gun. police later discovered that he was carrying a bb gun that looked like a real one. the officers on administrative leave. fiat chrysler is recalling nearly 2 million vehicles over air bag defects. a computer glitch could keep them from deploying or seat belts from tightening in a frontal crash.
and five injuries may be tied to that problem. the recall involves certain chrysler, dodge and jeep vehicles from 2010 to 2014. see full details at atmfans.com. drivers in the eastern u.s. can expect to start paying a little more's pump. a main gasoline pipeline has been out of service for a week now. one estimate says the disruption in gas deliveries could cause spikes of 15 cents a gallon. the new apple iphone goes on sale today around the world and they were among the first to get their hands on the iphone 7 models this morning. this is in sydney, australia. customers might be disappointed because some of the models sold out during the preorder period. long lines have formed outside apple stores across this country waiting for sales to get started. and there's a great island for sale but the mortgage might stretch your budget a little bit. this is connecticut's great island, the 63-acre estate going on the market for the first time in more than a century.
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out of the water. checking morning road conditions things clear and dry across most of the west but there will be wet roads in the middle of the country from texas to the upper midwest. wet also in the carolinas. if you're flying, you can expect airport delays in kansas city and chicago. new details are surfacing this morning about an ohio man accused of a horrific crime spree. >> a candlelight vigil was held in ashland for three women found dead. the suspected serial killer now be bravery of a fourth woman who was being held captive when she managed to sneak a phone call. more now from abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: stunning new details investigators are piecing together painting a portrait of a possible serial killer. >> we are in the process again of processing the crime scene. >> reporter: police say he is 40-year-old shawn m. grate arrested wednesday after this harrowing 911 call from a woman saying she was tied up inside
out of the building. >> i don't know without waking him and i'm scared. >> reporter: the suspected serial killer allegedly living a double life. his facebook page portraying the simple life of a carpenter but his criminal history telling a different story. over a 20-year span reportedly convicted of burglary and pleading guilty to abduction, domestic violence and drug abuse serving more than four years in prison. ryan smith, abc news, ashland, ohio. a pilot and his passenger landing. this all happened in the netherlands. a light aircraft overshot the runway near rotterdam and sent up a cloud of dust as it hit a potato field. both people on board said to be okay. a police officer shot in the line of duty receives a warm sendoff as he makes his way home. dozens applauded as he was wheeled out of a new jersey hospital. he was shot in the head
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coif sprayed to perfection. before wrapping up the interview fallon gave him a little bit of a makeover. >> go ahead. with my hair spray. >> yes! >> i'll do it too. donald trump, everybody. >> trump proving that he's not only a good sport but that it's not a toupee after there were some people who thought maybe it might have been. >> amazing how much of it still stayed in place. a lot of hair spray. >> there was a lot of hair spray gel and then some. so we're learning new details about o.j. simpson's life behind bars the pro football hall of famer serving time in a nevada prison for armed robbery and kidnapping. >> according to "the los angeles times" simpson eats an early breakfast before working in the gym, the 69-year-old coaches some sports team and also the
>> according to a former guard he keeps a picture of himself and his ex-wife nicole brown simpson in his cell. he could be paroled next year. switching gears to new york city and the guggenheim which is offering visitors a golden opportunity. >> a chance to go on a golden throne and i mean go. it's fully functioning, 18 karat gold toilet is now installed in one of the museum's single person unisex rest rooms. according to a reporter who used it, the seat i the toilet is almost too bright to look at, especially when you're flushing. >> let's hope the reporter didn't provide any photos. >> apparently they just installed it where another toilet used to be. carry on. finally it's a big day in one of belgium's most historic cities because one brewery bruges is no longer using a truck to move its beer. >> today they're opening a beer pipeline which stretches more
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good morning. it is friday. harvest moon. there it is right there. well, that's the virtual one until we get pictures from our viewers. we'll have showers and thunderstorms developing as we head through the afternoon. on average, in fact, 30, 40%. a good tropical storm ian. we have julia, and we have karl. although, i we don't have to worry about any of those right
morning. julia tropical storm, depression, tropical storm again. the showers are away from shore, and we're still seeing a few showers clipping the cape out towards the carolinas. we'll take the rainfall out of it but not because it's our typical rain pattern. the heating of the day and we'll pop showers and storms and continue pushing east as we head all right. so there's julia. we have ian, by the way, this is well into the north atlantic. it will be gone as far as the tropics are concerned. then we'll watch karl, which was a tropical depression which will be headed west over the next few days. computer models are still indicating that this will eventually turn towards the
the intensification that we'll begin in earnest by the time we get into the day five period. it's turning this into a potent storm here. it actions now like it's heading north and 91. it will feel like 100 degrees like it did yesterday with all of the humidity out there. we'll have a nice sunrise coming out there. at 5 knots. checking the hour by hour forecast, upper 07s still about 9:00 and then we're at 81. by then, really cranking up the heat index. then we'll reach our daytime high. 91 is close do average for this
abc action news starts right now. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 firstname.lastname@example.org now at 4:30, incredible video of a massive sinkhole that opened up in mull bury. -- mulberry. the effort to find out how much daniel has been done. >> making a campaign stop in miami and how his rival hillary clinton lashes out after getting back on the campaign lovers. the new iphone 7 is in stores of today. we'll run down some of the new features. >> one of them already sold out, a particular color is all. we have stunning video to show you of a massive sinkholep in. >> it sent contaminated watt near the florida aquifer. the sinkhole is 45 feet wide,