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breaking news tonight. chopper down. the helicopter crashing into the water near pearl harbor. civilians on board. a popular trip for tourists. witnesses say it dropped from the sky. several on board. the heroes jumping into the water. also tonight, donald trump takes aim at pope francis, after the pope suggests trump is not christian. the moment on the pope's plane. and tonight, trump's fiery response. the terror attack in california, and this evening, major developments. the fbi moving in.
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find? forced to pay. the hackers locking personal computers, trapping your personal information, your photos. forcing you to pay to get it back. now, a hospital, patients' medical records hacked. and drivers beware tonight. some of the most troubling bridges in america. millions still traveling over them. we've got the list. good evening and we'll get to that feud by donald trump and the pope in just a moment. but we begin tonight with the breaking news, the horrific chopper crash, not far from pearl harbor. the images coming in a short time ago. the chopper with several people onboard, crashing there into the watter off hawaii. the helicopter belonging to a tourist company, a popular flight for tourists. witnesses jumping into the water to save the passengers. the ntsb is investigating at this hour. abc's david kerley tonight on
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critical condition. >> reporter: it happened in just seconds. the helicopter, just short of land, romming over in the water. >> holy crap! >> reporter: bystanders jump in to help the five people onboard. a knife was reportedly needed to free one of them. all survived. one in a neckbrace. a 16-year-old male in critical condition. the chopper coming down in pearl harbor near the u ss arizona memorial. >> it was scary. thought there was going to be a dead body can i oming up. >> reporter: it's clear in the video the tail rotor is not turning and the sound from the engine is erratic. scott reiff is a helicopter pilot for kabc. >> he lost power. he may have flared a little too high. hard to say for certain. just didn't have enough energy in the rotor system to cushion the landing. >> reporter: the bell 206 is a single engine, five-seat aircraft. this one built in 1979 and owned by what appears to be a one helicopter tour company called genesis. the surviving pilot should be
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exactly what went wrong. the navy helped firefighting crews with that rescue. the ntsb is sending an inn vest gator to hawaii to investigate. david? >> david kerley, thank you. now, to the war of words erupting between donald trump and pope francis. trump firing back tonight, after comments made by the pope. the pope was asked on his plane about trump's plan to build a wall on the u.s./mexico border. the pope, saying the motion is not christian. trump immediately blasting the pope, calling his words, quote, disgrateful. abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran was on the pope's plane, and here was the moment. >> reporter: on board the papal plane, a stunning moment. pope francis asked directly about donald trump's plans to build a wall on the u.s./mexico border and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, speaking from the heart. "a person who thinks only about
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may be, and not of building bridges is not christian," the pope said. adding, pointedly, "this man is not christian if he has said things like that." a staggering papal denunciation and it came after a week of francis in mexico, again and again, preaching a highly charged political message. like those scenes in juarez, a few feet from the u.s. border, francis giving his blessing across the rio grande to undocumented immigrants in the u.s. and then demanding that more be done for all desperate migrants. "no more death, no more exploitation," he pleaded. >> and terry moran is with us live from the vatican tonight. terry, this is a pope who seems to choose his words very carefully. did the pope intend to put himself in the middle of this presidential race? >> reporter: david, you're right. he knew exactly what he was doing. francis knows who trump is, he's following these issues.
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but the pope also told us, he's not trying to be political. he's not supporting a candidate or a policy. he's trying to remind politicians and voters of what he believes are the teachings of jesus christ. david? >> terry moran live in vatican city tonight. terry, thank you. now, let's get to donald trump and his message for the pope tonight. and it wasn't just trump, because other republican candidates, some who supported the idea of a wall, were left to respond to the pope, too. and they did. tom came has in south carolina for us tonight. that surprised even donald >> they said mr. trump, the pope made a statement about you. i said, the pope? what did the pope say? i like the pope, i mean -- was it good or bad? >> reporter: it wasn't good. >> he actually said that maybe i'm not a good christian or something. it's unbelievable. which is really not a nice thing to say. >> reporter: trump then turning up the volume. >> for a religious leader disgraceful.
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no leader, especially a religious leader, should have the right to question another man's religion or faith. >> reporter: the billionaire candidate accusing mexico of using pope francis as a, quote, pawn, in the debate over immigration and border security. >> if and when the vatican is attacked by isis, which, as everyone knows, is isis' ultimate trophy, i can promise you that the pope would have only wished and prayed that donald trump would have been president. >> reporter: for good measure, the trump team even tweeting this image of the vatican, showing it's surrounded by walls. here in south carolina, trump has recently himself questioned the christian faith of his rival, senator ted cruz. >> i've never seen anybody that lied as much as ted cruz. and he goes around saying he's a christian. >> reporter: but today, cruz wasn't picking sides. >> listen, that's between donald and the pope. middle of that. i'll let them work it out. >> reporter: cruz also favors a
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do you think that's unchristian to build a border wall, senator? and repeatedly dodged me as i tried to get his response to the pope's comments. senator, do you think a border wall is unchristian? >> i'm going to visit with the >> reporter: senator marco rubio, who is himself catholic, praised the pope. >> i have tremendous respect and admiration for him. >> reporter: but rubio making it disagree on immigration. >> we are a sovereign country and we have a right to control who comes in, when they come in and how they come in. >> reporter: and tonight, jeb bush, also a catholic, saying this. >> i don't question anybody's christianity. because i honestly believe that's a relationship you have with your creator. >> and tom llamas with us live from south carolina tonight. and tom, sol well-known conservative voices coming to donald trump's defense, after the pope's comments. >> reporter: that's right, david. just behind me, donald trump is wrapping up this event here in south carolina, but you're right. some influential conservatives defending donald trump tonight, saying, quote, this was rush
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political leanings, i'm surprised he isn't on the campaign trail for bernie sanders. david? >> tom, thank you. now, to the m theic side this evening. there are major developments there, as well. with just two days to go until the nevada caucuses, and a new national poll by fox tonight, showing beknee sanders inching ahead of hillary clinton nationally, 47% to 44%. this would be the first time with sanders ahead. the most recent polling in nevada showing a deheat between clinton and sanders. and the clinton camp, releasing a new ad tonight, with tears, all part of an 11th hour effort to appeal to latino voters. abc's cecilia vega on what's become a neck and neck battle. >> reporter: today, in las vegas, hillary clinton embraced by a weeping cafeteria worker. >> i know you're going to win. because people, they have to listen to you. >> reporter: the woman becking clinton to stay strong in this hard-fought race. >> be strong. that's what i like about you. you are a very strong woman. that's what we need. >> thank you so much.
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for nevada, clinton making a direct appeal for latino votes. a new ad hitting the air waves today includes this 10-year-old girl, a daughter of undocumented immigrants. >> come here, baby. >> reporter: clinton then comforting the child. >> i'm going to do everything you can so you don't have to be scared. and you don't have to worry about what happens to your family. let me do the worrying. i'll do all the worrying. is that a deal? i'll do the worrying. i'll do everything i can to help, okay? >> reporter: but clint to be now bracing for another upset in a state she once seemed poised to win. her first campaign office here opened nearly a year ago, months before bernie sanders. >> we're going to surprise a lot of people here in nevada. >> reporter: but now, sanders is fired up. his army out in force, knocking
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we stopped by hillary clinton's campaign office today. hi, how are you? where they are calling thousands of people. >> we're making thousands and thousands of calls. >> reporter: out of this office alone. in the pages of "vogue," an inhave sprekive moment for clinton. asked if the u.s. was ready for its first female president, considering new york city hasn't even had a female mayor, clinton saying, quote, "i think it's gotten better. but i think there's still a very deep set of concerns that people have, which very often they're not even aware of are they couldn't articulate." >> and cecilia vega live from nevada tonight. tonight, bernie sanders leveling pretty harsh words towards clinton when it comes to her support of president 0 obama? >> reporter: that's right. it's an interview with b.e.t. sanders is saying that clinton is cozying up to the president. we know what that's about. that's trying to win support from the african-american community, where the president
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clinton firing back, just now, highlighting sanders' own criticism of the president. david, this fight is hotter than ever. >> cecilia vega with us again tonight. cecilia, thank you. now, to breaking developments this evening, in the san bernardino terror case. federal agents today serving a search warrant at the home of syed fra rook's farook's brought. the fbi standoff with apple continues. the company refusing to help hack into the gunman's iphone. and tonight, other tech giants are rushing to apple's defense. and so, we asked abc's pierre thomas a simple question. what do the experts think? how easy would it be for apple to break into that phone? >> reporter: today, the fbi searching the home of syed farook's brother, but no closer to getting inside his iphone. industry giants closing ranks behind apple today, even as authorities claim they need to be able to hack into phones to crack cases beyond terrorism. as in the case of two officers
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police locked out of potential evidence in the suspect's phone. >> this is the phone that was used by one of his associates in this case. despite having a court order, we cannot access this iphone 5. >> reporter: the issue of breaking into encrypted phones ignited by the fbi's legal challenge to apple over the farook case. experts telling abc news today it would not be that hard to design a gateway or a back door. >> it would be easy, but just because someone's easy to do doesn't mean you could do it. >> reporter: some analysts say it opens up pandora's box. >> you would have created what amounts to a smart software bomb that if it falls into the wrong hands, it could be used to unlock every single iphone and ipad in existence. >> reporter: david, law enforcement officials are frustrated with apple's attitude. so, expect the justice department to take additional steps in court to force apple to open that phone immediately. >> all right, pierre thomas,
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now, to another security scare involving your personal information. hackers out there taking control of your personal computers, forcing you to pay to get the information back. abc's matt gutman reports tonight, the newest victim, a hospital, and your medical records. >> reporter: tonight, the fbi says the only thing you can do if hammers are holding their info hostage is pay up. that's exactly what hollywood prebyterian hospital did after so-called ransomware infected the hospital's computer systems. >> once you see it, it's far too late. you're done. game over. >> reporter: eventually, the hospital paid $17,000 to get its files back. ransomware has already crippled more than 1 million victims. hackers now hunting bigger prey. this police department in massachusetts forking over $500 to get its files back last year. >> the best option for us, even though it was the last and worst option for us, was to pay the ransom. >> reporter: here's how it
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e-mail, which turns your files into encrypted gobbledygook. then, the stickup. pay the ransom to get the encryption key, or kiss those files good-bye. tonight, the hospital, still open, leaving this message. >> we want to assure you patient care has not been compromised as we continue to address this incident. >> reporter: over a million cases and only a handful solved, which why you have to protect yourself by backing up your files. and, when you're done with the hard drive, unplug it from the computer. david? >> all right, matt. troubling case indeed. now, a major case from the white house tonight. president obama will travel to cuba next month. becoming the first president to visit in more than 80 years. the president set to meet with raul castro while visiting cuba. "world news tonight" traveled to cuba last year, as the u.s. moved to re-establish diplomatic ties. it was on this broadcast, we showed you the old cars, the children hoping for a new relationship with america. and we remember what we asked the president beforehand. will you visit cuba in your
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>> you know, i don't have any current plans to visit cuba. >> reporter: not ruling it out? >> well, let's see how things evolve. >> not ruling it out. he will now go. and first lady michelle obama will also make the trip to cuba. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this thursday. drivers beware. some of the most troubling bridges in america. the new report tonight, millions of drivers still traveling over them every day, and we've got the list coming up. there's also breaking developments involving the bill cosby case. what he now wants from the alleged victim in that criminal case. he wants to be paid back. and, imagine hearing this at night in your town. it's a mystery sound that's keeping everyone up at night and no one can solve it. so, they need your help, a little later in the broadcast. osteoporosis and a high risk for fracture... i can tell you prolia is proven to help protect bones from fracture. but the real proof? my doctor said prolia helped my bones
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here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: tonight, that new government study paints a frightening picture of bridges in need of repair. more than 58,000. so many, if you join them all up, you would have a more than 1,300-mile bridge from new york to miami. among them, the brooklyn bridge, memorial bridge in washington, d.c. and heavily traveled bridges on interstate 405 in los angeles, several on i-95 in philadelphia. for many of them, the problem is age. of the 250 most heavily traveled bridges, 85% were built before 1970. we've seen disasters in recent years. >> a catastrophic event, would not be an understatement. >> reporter: in 2007, 13 people died when a minneapolis bridge collapsed during rush hour. >> look at the rust. >> reporter: in 2013, "20/20's" debra deborah roberts went to one
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there aren't many that can match this one for being just as annoying as it is unexplained. [ screeching ] that high pitched sound, wreaking havoc on forest grove, oregon, for weeks, mainly at night, even waking people up. >> it sounds like brakes to me. the cyclical nature of, you need to change your breaks. >> reporter: local officials have ruled out a water valve, gas leak or wildlife. and the nearest train track is rarely used. >> want to hear the most annoying sound in the world? [ screeching ] >> guys, guys, guys! >> reporter: unlike "dumb and dumber," this sound isn't so funny to people who live here. the fire department doesn't know what it is either. >> welcome "the x-files" back on tv again, so, here we are. >> reporter: the truth is out there, and whatever it is, it sure is loud. and baffling. [ screeching ]
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>> tweet me, let me know what you think. thanks for watching on a thursday night. i'm david muir. i hope to see you right back here tomorrow night. for all of us here at abc news, have a good evening.
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