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>>is morning on "world news now," tragedy at the water park. a family is grieving this rning after their ten-year-old son died going down a slide. we're get the behind the scenes look at the park known for its massive ride. and the presidential race setting up battle of the bands for clinton and trump campaigns. see why thlatest polling data provides a look at what the campaign may be looking at. and a dair take down. >> they changed course after a passenger attacked a flight it the latest in a series of similar incidents. >> and justin bieber an orlando bloom rivalry is threatening to break the internet.
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shocked the world with his own pics. could it be a scourge on the world this summer? it's in the skinny othis monday, august 8th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you. i'm ndis gson. >> i'm diane macedo. we begin this morning with tragedy at an amusement park over the weekend. >> a 10-year-old boy died while on the world's tallest wer it's not knownhe fell or something else went wrong. riders must be 4 and a half feet tall and go down in a raft holding three people. >>officials are stunned. the water slide opened two yrs ago. the german name means insane. it's the biggest water slide in the world. marci gonzalez has more.
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park turning tragic. >> we saddened to shara young boy died on a ride this afternoon. family with him at the time of t aident. the park immediately closing down. investigators rushing to the scene working to figure out at went on on this gianwater slide. it's built as the tallest water slide reaching higan theth statue of liberty. this shows the 168 foot plummet. riders reaching up to 45 miles per hour. the name means crazy or insane in german. the de so risky once every rider claims the 264 steps to the top they hear this. >> a two-page safety warning. we are getting special access when the ride opened in 2014, even getting a look at the testing.
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originallyhis ride capable of launching people up to 70 miles per hour andeaching formula one acceleration, so fast engineers had to slow it down. the opening delayed time and time again. park officials confirming the park was inspected for weeks before it opened this summer. investigors are on scene in ksas city. we're told the park be closed. marci gonzalez. >> now politics. donald trumphifting his focus to the economy after a week mired in personal feuds as well as s mping poll numbers. trump's policy speech th morning just days before hillary clinton addresses the same group. he'sxpected to lay out a vision that lks about cutting regulation and boosting middle class wages. a poll shows trurailing clinton.
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almost as many say he's unqualified and untrustworthy. trump is now turning his attention back to clinton. he suggested that secretary clinton was mentally unfit calling her unstable, unbalanced anunhinged, but a clinton supporter from the fbi suggested p was being manipulated by vladimir putin. >> from mr. trump's perspect he simply heard putin compliment him. he responded by complimenting him. he neverhought he might be being played. >> trump fired back calling morell a clinton flunky and a lightweight de swhmaious bad calls. >> at least 39 people dead after hurricane earl in mexico. he dumped rains and triggered
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slides in the mountain regions. authorities are searching fo residents reported missing. meanwhile another one formed off the pacific coast on sunday. heavy rain and flooding along the gulf coast from tampa to pensacola. some communities could see one to three inches of rain each day this week. all the rain could come within an hour or two making flooding more likely. residents should prepare for evacuations and road closures. >> you can see what's going to happen on the gulf coast. there will be showers and storms for practically the entire southeas there could be a few afternoon showers in the central plains and the southwest. >> and 88 for more of the south. dallas will p out at 102. the northeast, midwest highs in the 80s. cool in the northwest only reaching room temperature. in new york police searching for clues inhe brutal slaying of a new york jogger. she went for a run on tuesday and never returned home.
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for the first time on sunday we ard from her grief stricken parent they thanked the investigators. the moer had messaor the killer. >> t whole entire world ow what a pathetic, puny, weak piece of filth that you are. >>police say they don't believe she knew herle hundreds gathered for the funeral. there's a $10,000 reward. >> a suspect in air rage incident charged with assault. the incident caused spirit airlines to make an emergency landing in phoenix. >> reporter: this man in handcuffs after terrifying moments on this cross country flight. >> i jumped on guy a
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got his hands behi his back. >> a 64-year-old taken down by a fellasseng after witnesses say he attked a flight attendant and tried to open the cabin door. the spirit flight headed from l.a. to florida forced to make an emergency landing in phoenix. moments later police board the plane and arrest him who they say appeared to be impaired. he was the latest passenger arrested on a ight. an american airlines pilot takingn an uuly passenger in charlottenday omofter this. the man slams in flight attendt. several passengers fighto sub subdue the man in the red shirt. restraining him withape and seat belts on plane. in june, two fighter js escorting a dealt a flight to the ground after a passenger
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>> he was walking up and down the aisle staring at people, acting unu, anxious, rubbing his chest, and wouldn't sit down. >> reporter: the flight attendant association telling abc news they're seeing more and more cases of unruly passengers. the leading cause? hol. abc news, tampa. over the weekend over a dozen dolphins were rescued after theystra were ed in shallow waters off cape cod. >> two of the dolphins grounded themselves a second time. they had to cart thein a vehicle up the beach tke them to safer deeper water at a leaspoint. >> youan see the humanitarian effort that went into place to try to get them to safety. >> it's complicated reuing them. they're not meanto be out of water. they're sensitive to the movement. we hopthat one ends ccessfully. >> coming up, the latest headlines from the sumr olympics in rio.
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solo wearing mosquito netting and holding insecticide in a picture on social media. the americans called the chant energizing. eaven e venn though they lost. >> a cyclist remains in intensive care after this crash. >> the cyclist suffered a concussion and spinal cord fractures. she's said to be conscious and okay. it came a day af cyclist suffered a broken llarbone in a race. >> and michael phelps now has 19 gold medals and counting. >> the u.s. women's gymnastic team stormed into tuesday's all around final. she might have mit up.
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>> reporter: michael phelps made his 2016 olympic debut in the pool for the 4 by 100 meter free style relay. he won another gold medal. that gives him 23 olympic medals. rising swimming star katie ledecky did the 400 meter free style. she woa gold medal after picking up a silver on saturday. katie ledecky breaking her own world record. in the 100 meter women's butterfly, the bronze. sweden took the gold. the u.s. women's gymnastic team romped on sunday in the qualifying. behind the 19-ar-old super star simone biles the american women finished nearly 10 point in front of china. biles a three me world championship finished ahead of aly raisma they are all in the all around
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but she and her sister lost their first round match for the first time. stunned by the czech republic team. the sisters entered sunday's match with a 10-0 olys record. our thanks to jim. it's exciting enough to win yo country's first ever olympic noimagine what it feels like if that medal is gold. >> melinda knows. she is kosovo's first olympic champion. she won a judo final. this is their first olympics since declaring their independence. >> i should point out i was checking on my phone, the medal count for our respective countries, portugal and belize are still at -- >> goose eggs. >> the belize contingent walked through so quickly i blinked and
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there were likehree of them, including the flag bearer. >> we're routing for them. >> same for you. >> thanks for rooting for portugal. >> when we come back, hostin bieber is trying to outdo orlando bloom in a competition. >> and a hollywood legend fires back at her critics. "thekinny"s next. hollywood leg back at her critics.
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? all right. time for the sy. topping our headlines, the valry between justin bieber and orlando bloom is heating up. >>stair put -- they're putting the skinny in skinny dipping. >> apparently anything orlando can do, justin bieber can do better just days after bloom was caught on camera whipping off his swim trunks to paddle board with katy perry, triggering a frantic search to find the uncensored photos, bieber now e upng his rival. >> bieber was caught on camera dropping trow in hawaii as he took a daring dip in the ocean. >> sadly we can't show you -- sadl we can't show you those photos, but we can show you these tamer
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frolicking in the water with a giant pink flamingo intertube with friends during a relaxed and more pg moment. >> you were worried to read that line about the pink flamingo weren't you? >> where are we going? you can look for yourself and try to figure out who wore it better. >> or didn't wear it. >> exactly. now a new revelation about an actress. suicide squad actresses, robby has revealed that another takes the cake, so to speak whhe confided that she often drunk texts britais in harry late at nigh >> they partied with harry late last year in london at a bash
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them in a phbooth ong with a prcess of york, and an mtv reporter. >> robby says she has harry's phone number, but while they do often text each other, she admits s not as quick to reply as he is, saying he's quick to text. while she keeps him waitfor a responor weeks. >>to lk ., shall we go. lilly in words to say about certain mean critic >> she was honored with a career achievement award. >> she's appeared on tv for decades. shon on shows like laugh in, murphy brown, and the west wing. she said that television critics
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areas of entertainment. >> she singled out one broadway itic who is a critic no more. referred to her as horse face three times. >> tomlin's award this weekend came on the heels of lifetime chooechlt -- achievement award in january. >> finally, lucille ball is scary no more. years ago and portrayed the queen of comedy as wil eyed and sort of a poison wielding demon some said. isculpto offered to redo the sculpture for free. but theown declined. >> at long last, look at that. scary lucy was replaced with this statue. her trademark arched eyebrows and rather than baring her >> scary lucy will not be washed away into the fires.
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good monday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines this morning on "world newsow". the world's tallest war slide is closed pending the investigatio a dea of a ten-year-old boy. this is a first fality at the kansas city water park eve >> officials in saudi arabia said isis was in contact with a whobomberlew himself up in a bar in germany. 15 people were hurt in that attack. >> in northern california firefighters make progress guess against the big sur wildfire. the blaze is 45 % contained. come evacuations lifted. nely 6homes have been destroyed. >> and dreams of gold end in a crash. a cyclist reins in intensive
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concussion and three small spinal cord fractures. she's said to be conscious and okay. those are some of our top sties on this monday, august 8th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you all. we begin this half hour with the deh of a ten-year-old boy during a family outing at a water park. he was riding on the wat sli in kansas city kansas, the tallest in the world. 17 stories hig >> insane or crazy in gern. riders have to follow me strict rules. there's no word on how this accident took place. >> we honestly don't know what's happened. that's why an investigation, a full investigation is necessy. l our rides are inspected every da and o rides are inspected by an outside party before the season starts. >> the water park will be closed
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guards may be too distught to work there. it's the first fatality at the park since it opened. donald trump is looking to get back on message. >> he's been struggling inhe polls, and he tried to mend fences with the republican establishment offering delayed endoements to paul ryan and john mccain. he reserved his harshest attacks for hillary clinton. it's yr voice v here's devin dwy. >> reporter: down he polls, donald trump debuting a new line of attack. >> the people of this country don't want somebody that's going to short circuit up here. >> reporter:rying use clinton's words against her. >> what i told the fbi which he said was truthful is consistent with what i've said publicly.
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>> reporter: clinton up in the polls eight points with gain with wen a support among decrats. trump struggles to win over some republicke t ohio governor, john kasich. >> i wish i could be fully enthusiastic. i can't be. >> reporter: and trump falling criticism for his coents f a fallen soldier's family. >> hi the same attention as trump's. >> reporter: an ad talboutki a outrage. >> when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense utrage. >>he wastanding there. >> i would like to tell donald trump what it feels lithe sense ofmptiness that only losing a child can bring. >> reporter: trustworthiness still a problem fo nominees. clinton's running mate trying to reassure americans tir administraon wou bmore transparent.
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shdema mistake, and she said over andr again, i made a mistake, and i've learned from im. i'going to fix i apologize. one more issue involving dold tru. there's another n ofcacial who is now dismissing trump's promise to bui aall and forcmexico to foot the bill. it's meco's that called the idea absurd she said that they would nev consider it and she ded that the real issue is t a problem about wall but a problbout narrow minds. hundreds of protesters gatheredicago two days after the release of videos relate a 18-year-old. the o show police shooting stolen jaguar he wa drivin then he veers into aic pol cruiser. there's no video of the shooting police are investigating. police are investigating the fatal shoo of a man while he was pokemon go.
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game near san francisco's fisher nn's wharf. authorities say the suspecd not take any of the property or attempt to rob him. they he motive for the rder sr. >> from what we know, there was no confrontation or nothing said back and forth. it was senseless. me ucaand shot him in the back and ran awayorothing. >> investigators are asking anyone in the park at thme of the shooting to come forward. it's not clear if the attack was related to the game. a fund raisingebsite was set up for funeral expenses. >> an 18-year-old died over the weekend in a sky diving accident. investigators say the men were diving in tandem when th parache failed to open. earlier in the year a plane carrying 17 passengers landed up side down. >> osc pistorius is back in jail after being treated in a hospital.
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the former track star told officials he was injured aft ing out of bed and is denyg he attempted suicide he is rving a six year sentence for the murder of his girlfrnd before her death pistorius was planningtire after the rio games. >> at hundreds of californ firefighters are fighting an bru fire, thpi homes. the fire grew to 1,000 acres. it's now burning about 5 5 miles east of los angeles. >> and gulf coast florida residents are being warned they may have to evacuate their homes. heavy rains are expected with as much as 12 inches in some areas. the downpours are likely to cause road closures and extend to alaba and grgia. >> it's going to be so bad all of the deep south will see showers and storms.
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tennessee valley and across to there will be rain later in the central plains and southern rockies. >> atlanta aiami for highs inpper 80s. only 81 today in los angeles. it will be much cooler in the northwest. and it's getting cheaper and cheaper to drive. self-serve gas is $2.12 average. almost half a dollar less than this time a year ago. california has the highest prices. south carolina the lowt. gas prices are being driven down by falling oil prices. now to quite a milestone. the miami marlins player reached a triple off the wall in denver. that was his 3,000th hit. he'she 3h major league
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only one other player reached the milestone with a triple. his hitting coach while he was ineattle. the marlins beat the rockies 10-7 he's 42. might be an asterisk next to him. >> you think? >> a lot of his hits wernge duri his time in japan. soon a former major leaguer, alex rodriguez is calling it quits after new york plays friday night. his fourth all time with 696 home runs. but he may bthe first in the number of headlines over his career. here's adrienne bankert. >> alex rodriguez counts down the days. >> i love this game and i love this team. and today i'm saying good-bye to
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>> reporter: the new york yankees releasing the controversial lightning rod from his contract. the 41-year-old emotionally reflecting on his career. >> at 18, i just wanted to make the team. >> reporter: the slugger plagued with his trouble his last several seasons. suspended for performance enhancing drugs, and this year striking out more often than scoring. a-rod admitting the struggle. >> it's been painful and embarrassing to sit on the bench. >> i grew up watching him, and i kind of feel like he's being forced out, but that's the powers that be that make the decisions. >> reporter: t not a fair well to the franchise. l be a special advisor to the team through december of 2017 and the yankees still on the hook for his salary next year, $21 million. >> he hasn't been a productive mber of this team for a long
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>> reporter: bleacher seats for his last game skyrocketing to 400% face valu ths not the way the nfl planned to begin the 2016 preseason. the league cancelled the hall of fame game between indianapolis and green bay because of poor field conditions. >> eight more men have busts including brett favre. he said what drove him was hearing that his father told a high school coach that the young quarterback could play better. >> i spent the rest of my career trying to redeem myself and make him proud, and i hope i succeeded. i think so. i think he probably did. >> he did. he also said he had fun in his 20 year career and sometimes he
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paid to play the game. >> aaron rodgers was there. >> coming t u.s. taking first place in the medal count in rio. we're bringing home the gold in a number of events including swimming and gymnastics. >> a video of a crash caused by a driver's tailgating. at you need to know to stay safe on the road. >> "world news now" weather
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individual swimming gold medal of the summer olympics in rio. >> this comes as michahelps earned another gold medal. he has an entire apartment for os as we head in today three of e game the united states is whading thmedal count with 12. e the weather in rio has proven unpablerectamerican athlet are performing solidly across the board. >> rowing teams cancelling their events aerusts reached up to 35 miles per hour knocking over fencing and ripping off banners. in the pool, katie ledecky shatteng a world record in the 400 meter free style to take the gold. earlthat d she anchored the free style relay team to silver. michael phelps helping the men's
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the gymnastics team dominating 10 points ahead of the chinese team. simone biles leading the way with routines on the balance bend vau and on the floor. a stunning upset for venus and serena wam doubles tennis match forhe first time. venus also lost a single match earlier in the day, but serena is still in the running. >> serena was the best serena london i've ever seen. i caone i get there again. that was ins >> other nations hado deal with setbacks off the field. kenya's tracd fielmanager sent home and facing investigation following the release of a video sho
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>> and the russiana olymps team. >> failed the para athletes. their medaver mols mentality disgusts me. >> team russia is still competing. more than 100 athletes were burned. ba as part of th same doping scandal. the olympics committee got a lot ritici. >> okay. a pretty good day foream usa. wh happens today? >> the biggest news out of team usa is going to be the first american athlete to compete with wearing the head covering. she's going to be competing in fencing. also tonight we're going to have the first time rugby gets a medal in 92 years. the women's rugby team could go
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>> and faleymnastic action tonight. it wasind of fun to watch the parents ith stands. >> ally raisman's parents are going like this and this. >> swaying along with her. >> just reenacting it with her. ku cute to watch. >> coming up the crash on an arona interstate caution on video. >> what one driver was doing
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> welcome back. we're alys told how dangerous it is to follow another car o closely, especially on the highway. >> rarely do we see a dramatic and frightening video that shows how dangerouilgating can be. >> reporter: this car caught on camera careening out of control. the horrifying high speed accident, a graphic display of the dangers of tailgating. watch again. the driver in the green ford quickly reacts to avoid a mattress on the road. swerving and hitng the truck in the next line and then the rocks on the left flipping across this arizona interstate. the driver, a 23-year-old from
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her life saved because she was wearing her seat belt. arizona authorities say she was driving too closely to the vehicle in front of her and dn't have enough time to react to the mattress. so how long does it take to respond? >> a total of about a second and a half to see something, react appropriately. >> and a second and a half doesn't sound like much. do it really make a difference? >> it can when youe at high speeds, it may mean you've covered 100 feet or so in that time that your brain is processing this. that's precious distance you've lost. >> a rule of thumb when driving on the highway, three seconds of following distance. find a fixed object, when a car passes it, count. if you get to the marke before three, you're too close. police telling me tailgating doesn't save you time that road conditions and timing of traffic lights play a much greater role. and that three second role
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philadelphia is in brazil watch his own son compete in the summerlympics because of the kindness of a customer. >> ellis hill, the proud olympic dad able to be in rio to cheer on his son thanks to a chance encounter behind theel of his uber. >>ou're the greatest, i'll tell you. >> when hill picd up liz for a ride to a business meetie couldn't help but beam about his 22-yeaold soo his olympic debut in shoot put next week. >> my son will be competing, doing his very, very best, and i'll will llering and supporting him 150%. >> when hill revealed he sadly couldn't afford to be the in person, his backseat angel sprang into action. >> two of my friends said start go fund me. >> in two days the go fund me page set uheale care executive swelled to over
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enough for hill's air, hotel and meals with plenty left over for site seeing and souvenir i wanto take a look at that medawhen it comes back to pennsylvia. >> sarah hns, abc news, new york. >> thaso gre that he gets to see him. obviously he could have done it on skype, bunow he gets to do it in person. hat' tnot the same thing. >> very cool, and congrats t co-ht of the view. >> follo on facebook at inagram abcwnn. ontter a
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>>this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now, war of words on the campaign trail. >> the trumpnd clinton campaigns are looking far clea start to the week after a week of drama and distractions for the race for the white house. we'll hear you donald trump is using clinton's words against her. and "it's your voice, your vote." how are vs in swing states coming along with their decision? we'll hear from voters still on the fence and some lifelong republans and democrats who this election say they're switching teams. identity thievesound aew way to get their hands on your money. how many of them areijacking victims' cell phone accounts and what you can do to protect yourself. > an a major milestone in rio. michaeps adding another gold to his collection, but
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are having when it comes to the instructions in the bathrooms or lack thereof. how do you turhat n tucet? we'll explain later in "the mix" on this reunion, monday august 8th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning to you. i'm kendibson. not nick watt. >> i'm diane macedo. they might have forgotten who we ar ? reunited >> it's a good thi we have thatntro. >> yes. ? >> it was just too much. move went well? >> it went well. i'm now a new yorker. tax bracket went up by 20% >> do you feel different? >> no longer d.c. >> do you feel rough and tough? >> i'm talking with an accent again. it's awesome. it com right back. and a good vacation. you went down two makeup tones
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a little sun. never hurt anyone. >> she's using my nower and we begin with donald trump, righthere we left off. attempting to hit the reset button after damaging missteps. >> he's set to deliver an economic policy speech in detroit this morning as he slumps in the poll. the latest news/"washington post" poll shows hillary clinton with an eight-point lead. 50% to 4. trump is fighting to turn things around. he launched a line of attacks against clinton. we get more from devin dwyer. >> reporter: down in the polls, dold trump is trying a new weapon. hillary clinton's own words. >> unstable hillary clinton, and yosaw at. did you saw that where she basically short circuited? >> reporter: tmp pouncing on clinton'answer to a question t her emails. >> i may have short circuited. for that i will try t clarify. >> reporter: mocking the line on social media --
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>> reporter: and on the stump. >> the people of this country don't want somebody that's going to short circuit up here. >> reporter: going so far as to say her rival is losing her mind. >> it amazing me actually. hostly, i don'think she's all there. >> reporter: the latest attacks as clinton makes gains. the polls showing support from women at tighest level and fewer voters viewing her unfavorably. the poll reveals serious conc two-thirdsays heas the wrong temperament. almost as many say he's unqualified and untrustworthy. on "this week," the former acting t acting cia director said trump has been manipulated by the russian president. >> mr. trump simply heard putin compliment him. he then responded by limenting him. he never thought that he might be bng played.
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mental qualifications for the presidency far from settled as clinton warns about trump over e-mail, he may still beat me. >> reporter: trump endorsing the house speaker, paul ryan, as well as john mccain and kelly ayotte. he says he plans to focus back on the economy this week investigators are trying to piece together exactow a 10-year-old boy was killed at a kansas water park. caleb schwab died while coming down the tallest water slide in the world. it's not known how the accident happened. the boy is the son of a state legislator, and the kansas city park was hosting elected ofcial a their families. the park will be closed over fears the life guards won't be able to concentrate. this is the rst fatality at the park. overseas, new ils in the suicide bomb attack in germany that inj 15 people outde a bar. officials say a member of isis was in contact wite bomber who has bedentified as a
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the atta last month which killed the assailant has been claimed by isis. and a terrorist in france, the suspect cleared of being the getawayrivein the "charlie hebdo" attack is accused of trying to join isis in syria. he was found on the turkish border and is awaiting extradition to france. back at home, after two weeks firefighters are making ogress against a wildfire in the big sur blaze is 45% contained, and some evacuation orders have been lifted. the fire has already destroyed dozens of homes. also in california, fast-moving brush fire in the san bernardino mountains forced the evacuation of dozens of peopl the pilot fire grew to 1,000 acres within hours on sunday. the area is sparsely populated. hundreds of firefighters are now battling that fi.
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two. american swimmer michael phelps adding to his crowded medal case. >> he now has 19 olympic gold medals. he swam the second lthe egs u.s. beat out france in the 4 by 100 relay. he has the most medals of any athlete ever. >> impressive. in gymnastics, the women's three-time champion simone biles and allie ma overall, the medal count is looking good for team usa. lead with 12 medals. italy and japan tied with seven. as far as golds, the u.s., cha, and australia are tied with threeapiece. ooman who seemed destined ford is instead in
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>> the woman wasng the road race when that crash happened. she suffered a concussion and three spinal fractures. matt gutmanhas more. >> reporter: the dutch cst recovering in a hospital. skidding into that turn earlier wobbling, then launching over the handlebars into a concrete gutter. >> she's down. >> reporter: and the jeers of zika by brazilian fans contagious, spreading from the soccer pitch to e pa o volleyball stadium. [ chanting ze -- za ] rio's woes not all manmade. winds forcing the suspension of rowing. with russia accused of ste run doping of disaed athtes and now the unflinching condemnation of russia cheating. >> i believe t russian government has catastrhically
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their morals over medals mentality disgust me. >> reporter: the ioc booting a track and field coach, accused of soliting bribes over drug tests. kenya says he'll face an investigation. amid the turmoil, the games go on. earlier we spoke with the first american ever to compete in a head wrap. she said her fth made fencing >> i had to have long sleeves and pants, and with fencing it's a unique opportunity for me to be covered and fit in with my teammates. >> reporter: muhammad has become ecognizable that she came in second to be the u.s. flag bearer here after michael phelps. speaking of fencing, alexander rcialos taking the silver. mat gutmann, abc news, rio. a stunner in the tennis competition. venus and serena williams are out.
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doubles competition. thell intraight sets to a duo from the czech republic. the loss stopped their 15 match olympic winning streak. on the men's side, the day maine dedelpotro. he's stuck in an elevator for 40 minutes sunday morning he was rescued by some ohis fellow countrymen. t the day did finish well. he knocked off world number one, nova >> okay. it ended up a little bit on the bright side for him. >> yeah. maybe that was part of the training. center yourself in a stuck elevat. >> meditate for 40 minutes in an elator. coming up, theeworry about identity theft and cell phones. how thieves are targeting victims' cell phone accounts, buying new phones and leaving people wh hefty bills, and how you can protect yourself. >> and why democrats are
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dave, i'm sorry to interrupt. i gotta take a sick day tomorrow. dads don't take sick day dads take nyquil severe the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, fever, best sleep with a cold, medicine. offiwe, als fear the death toll will rise after the capital of macedonia was hit bay
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77 others injured in what one weather official called a water bomb. moren 1,000 people had to be rescued from the rushing waters. the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man is sparking outrage in chicago. protesters forced street closures on sunday. the protests started after videos related to the shooting of paul o'neawere released friday. policehased o'neal after he allegedly stole a car. none of the videos show the ew concerns over identity theft that's costing people hundreds if thousands of dollars. >> a growing number of thieves have figured out how to hijack cell phone account and stick the victim with the bill. >> reporter: a growing threat in the palm of your hand. identity thieves hijacking your cell phone. >> my family let me ow their phones weren't working.
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herd immediately called their carriers and discovered criminals crafted a fake i.d. and took over their accounts buying three brand new iphones on their dime. >> i think they got ahold of my online account. they said they went in and checked a couple different times if i had upgrades available. >> reporter: this kind of cell phone hijacking is on the rise. over 2,600 cases in january of this year alone. more than double the cases three years ago. why is this fraud growing? >> you don't really need to prove a great deal in order to change a service or do an upgrade. >> reporter: and if crooks get access to other personal information like your credit card, the damage can go beyond your phone >> they saw cseo 1,000 of charges i didn't make, and they call my cell phone to see if it's actually a fraudulent charge or not. the thief actually has my number. he can say sure, yeah. >> reporter: to protect yourself sell your cell phone carrier and up a pin number or pass
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that serves as aextra layer of security for your account. abc news, los angeles. a lot of people are focussed on the password on their phone and keeping that pcted, but this isn't about getting into the phone itself. it's t accou. >> it's even more brazen as a result. >> we had a story where a hacker wa threatening a woman -- >> andg st sayin cancelling my purchases. and it sounds the same. this guy is answering that guy's phone. you can approve the charge. >> you'll be compensated. >> brazen. coming up, a secret revealed about an actress, what her "suicide squad" co-star has revealed about a late night drunken behavior and it involves prince harry. boom. how is that for a tease? first, why democrats are worrd about pennsylvania. why state's been reliably blue but could swing red and what swing voters saying about clinton versus trump.
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"world news now" continues
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we exactly three months away om election day as team trump and team clinton scramble for the swing states. >> one state has democrats, they're worrie it's a blue state for decades. it's threatening to turn red over a growing concern about trade as well as, of course, jobs. >> reporter: the growing concerns i heard about trump is potentially a big deal. take beth hane you voted in 2012 for who? >> romney. >> reporter: this time? >> i'm not sure yet. traditionally i vote republican, but i'm a little concerned with
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>> reporter: is there anything he could do to bring your around? >> yeah. get serious. be a little bit more presidential like he said he would. >> reporter: if trump can combine narrow winds in -- wins in bucks county with big turnout in his rural strongholds, he'll have a real ance to win pennsylvania without these suburbs, the numbers don't add up. voters like brad bernstein. who d u vote for in 2012 obama or romney? >>eporter: this time? hillary. >> reporter: quite a change. why? >> just the policies and he's -- trump is a little too far out there for me. >> reporr: would this be the first time y voted for a >>mocrat? n my lifetime, yes. >> reporter: but trump is winning over some former crats.
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doylestown small business owner. >> ioted in 2012 for obama. >> reporter: you ever voted republican? >> i have not, but i am this year. i'm voting for trump this year. >> reporter: why? >> i don't trust hillary at all. she wanted to politic hee career. stin ag arriage is something that bothered me a little bit, too, i think. >> reporter: does anything bother you about donald trump? >> they're both horrible. i don't know who to pick. they're both horrible. i just think that he'll surround himself with great people. that's what i think. he wants to win. so i think his cabinet is going to be amazing. >> i will gladly lend you -- >> reporter: still, those comments about the khan family put veterans and their families in a difficult spot. >> i was very upset. my dad is a warkoreanet. it just broke my heart.
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it's just recent antics have been unappealing to me as a mother, a woman, and in general. i'm ju surstothe's the right man for the job. >>epter: but in classic cks county, fashion -- >> i'm not sure that hillary is the right answer. now, i'd love to see a woman president, absolutely, b don'know. >> reporter: door ockers take note. rachel mcfillen of bucks couy, pennsylvania, likey of her martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> in the latest polls hillary clinton is up 11% in pennsylvaniaand every election year, some people call pennsylvania fool's gold for republicans. they always think they'll win it on a presidential year and it doesn't happen. mitt romney's last rally was in pennsylvania. and he lost it. >> three months, we'll see how
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allowed to put your mouth on the toilets at the rio olympics. >> why would you ever want to? >> you don't? pics. >> why would youer want to? >> you don't? er want t >> you don't? er want to? >> you don't? ver want to? >> you don't? i'm only in my 60's. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out
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time now for "the mix." a lot of us watching the olympics. a lot o exciting stuff coming out of there. there's onrticully entertaining incident that's getting some attention. check out the bathroom signs. this is one from one of the rio olympic bathrooms. >> what is that position? >> it includes concerns like no toilet fishing. noeein plike a dog. no vomiting or defecating with his feet on the seat. >> you mean that's not socially in rio? >> no. no. >> pieeing like a dog -- >> the fishing part maybe, but the rest is frowned upon. and this was discovereby the
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alex bowen trying to figure out how to turn on the shower. when he twists the faucet for the sink, the shower turns on. >> isn't that how all shs work? very cool. so things are working out smoothly in rio. things are also working out smoothly for one man, 56-year-old leroy black. until he died things were working out smoothly. this is in t "post" obituary -- on, bid wears posted here in "the press of atlantic," in new jersey. so one of those is by his wife. >> that was thoughtful. >> the other is by his girlfriend. they both posted obituaries not knowing -- in some parts it's kind of identical. the first halves are totally different. the second halves are word for word identical. the first one mentioned the wildfire, but the second one says he's survived by mi a
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he died -- the coroner says -- >> leroy, you snake. >> leroy. don't hate the game, the player. don't hate the player, hate the game. he died of lung cancer, but i'm thinking that there was a little bit of heart palpitations trying to control two women. >> that's possible. now guinness book of world records has been set. this one involves some dancing 1,007 robots organized by a team from china. ths at a beer festival. each of the robots the whole thing is controlled by one mobile phone, and they had to dance for a full minute. several of them we disquafied for falling over or stopping, but enough kept going. > let me get to this woman. she's been waiting 100 years for this. so this is a grandma in illinois. marie pope. how else to celebrate your birthday than beer pong. you get a shot.
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that's precision beer pong. >> i think granny has been practicing.
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making news in america this morning, a young boy dies while riding the world's tallest water slide. we have new details now about the victim and the 17-story ridthat's raised fety questions in the past. losing ground, donald trump stepping up his attacks on hillary clinton as polls show him in a summer slum the republicans still dealg with the fallout of a number of controversies as he prepares to lay out his economic policy. we're live in washington. breaking overnight, a fast-growing wildfire forcing people from their homes. plus, sandbagging under way as the sunshine state deals wit tropical downpours and fears of flooding. and golden boy, michael phelps does it again taking home his 19th gold medal. leading team usa to victory. plus major upset involving

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