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unaware or misunderstood the classification procedures. we also heard about an aid who took a hammer to a blackberry. when americans hear that, do you think that feeds into what the fbi director said about you, that you were extremely careless with your e-mails? >> well, i hope not. i take classification very seriously, and what i want people to understand is two things. i take responsibility. i ha explain what happened made it sound to some people like i was trying to excuse it. there are no excuses. i take responsibility. i made a mistake. i've apologized, and obviously, i wish i could do differently what happened. i certainly would never do that again. with respect to classification, on classified documents, there's a header.
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there were no headers on the thousands of e-mails that i sent or received. there just weren't, and the fbi has not in any way contradicted there. there were a couple of e-mails with a tiny c in. they did not have a header. the director to the fbi and the couple of e-mails were improperly marked even with that. so, yes, i take classification seriously, and i think the record shows i have. >> reporter: but authorities say c stood for confidential. >> there was no header that the document that the little c appeared in was marked confidential. which is the lowest form of classification. >> reporter: what you're saying is ffs deeper in the e-mail. >> absolutely. and that's what the director said. >> reporter: the director also
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careless. do you agree with him? >> i respectfully disagree. >> reporter: senator kaine, what would you say to voter who is have heard hillary clinton apologize but find her untrustworthy still. >> i know hillary clinton and i know i can count on her as our next president. i have a son in the military who is deployed overseas right now. i care very deeply about who the next commander in chief is. i trust her to make the right decisions for the country. and the prospect of donald trump making the decisions about the life of my kid and millions of people who serve scares me. >> the debate is 20 days away, the first one. >> so i hear. >> reporter: are you nervous? >> well, i am certainly focussed, because donald trump announces he won every debate in the republican primary. i take that very seriously. >> reporter: donald trump has
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i know how to handle hillary. do you know how to handle trump? >> we'll see on september 26th. trump and running mate, mike pence also spoke with david muir and addressed criticism over trump's temperament. >> trump his it's his single greatest asset and not the national security danger that clinton alleges and he took aim at clinton saying she doesn't have the right look for the white house. >> i don't think she has a presidential look, and you need a presidential look. i think if she went to mexico, she would have had a failure. >> reporter: trump made another promise saying after taking office he'll give military leaders 30 days to submit a plan to defeat isis. we'll give you more on that interview in the next half hour. a murder suspect has been recaptured in las vegas.
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his handcuffs. he's suspected of homicide. >> the city of chicago has reportedly reached a grim milestone. more than 500 homicides this year. that surpasses the city's toll for all of last year, and it's more murders than new york city and los angeles combined. chicago police say the labor day weekend was the most violent holiday weekend of the year with 65 people shot. 13 of them fatally. the top issue. >> there's been a confession in a haunting cold case dating back 27 years. danny hinrich admitted he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and killed jacob wetterling. his body was found on saturday. the confession came as part of a deal which will put henrik behind bars for 20 years. jacob's mother said our hearts are hurting.
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found him. >> bill cosby is set for trial. the judge set a june deadline for the trial to start. the big question now is whether is additional accusers will be allowed to testify. we have more. >> reporter: bill cosby back in court tuesday learning he will go to trial in june of 2017 to face charges of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea at his home in 2004. prosecutors have 13 cosby accusers testify and use a phone call recorded by the victim's mother. >> the call should come in. it was a call made into canada, and it was legally obtained there. we should be able to use it. >> reporter: cosby's lawyers trying to keep that evidence out of the case. wanting to suppress several days of testimony cosby gave and in the accuser's lawsuit where he acknowledged giving her pills
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con sense wall sexual encounter. his attorneys claiming he's the victim of racial bias and prejudice. saying he's been tried in the court of public opinion. >> to accept the assumption of guilt by numbers or volume is the same thing as accepting the assumption of guilt before innocence. >> reporter: the vjudge did not rule on whether the other accusers could testify. could be allowed to testify to show an alleged pattern of behavior even if no charges were filed. now to the weather. hurricane newton is moving up the california peninsula causing some damage and power outages. two people dead and three missing after a shrimp boat capsized in the gulf of california. newton is expected to reach the u.s. border by a tropical storm.
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will get several inches of rain with a threat of flash floods and landslides. and a dramatic rescue caught on camera. a rip current swept away an 11-year-old boy and his stepfather in lake michigan. a former life guard saw they were struggling in the world. she grabbed a life jacket and brought it out to the pair while an alert boater pulled up next to them. the boy and his dad are doing fine. thousands of students are learning their future education is in i@is closing campuses nationwide. the school also cut more than 8,000 jobs immediately. and after weeks of anticipation, we could finally see the new iphone today. apple is expected to unveil the iphone 7. analysts predicted the new phone will not have a headphone jack
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the phone is expected too much dual camera feature and upgraded programs and the company is also expected to unveil a second generation apple watch. and this may send more gold diggers to california. found, a gold nugget the size of a t bone steak. it could be worth $70,000 when melted down. >> and the prospector isn't saying exactly where he found the nugget and is not giving interviews. the california drought has sparked a gold rush with more gold diggers heading into those dried up river beds. >> i take issue with the t bone steak. >> why? >> i don't know where you come from, but i expect them to be bigger than that. if i got that at a restaurant, i'd be upset. >> is it the weight or the size? we're splitting hairs here. >> i just want everybody to know if they serve me a t bone steak, i hope it's bigger.
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>> i'll await my new jewelry. >> i went panning for gold a couple times. it's the most fantastic feeling when you do the shake around and you see -- >> i used to do it in my sand box when i was a little kid. >> you burst with excitement when you see the specks of gold. >> i kind of want to go do it. >> coming up, a frightening crash caught on camera. >> don't blink. you might miss it. the truck slams right into the water. we'll have the full story on why >> and later, social media sensations cramming up people with their instagram posts. who are the guys behind the jerry phenomenon, and how did they turn their hobby into an empire? [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80%
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the driver of this pickup trk a river. you can see the vehicle hit the sign post and fly off the bank. witnesses helped the driver get out of the car. he suffered a medical issue which caused him to lose control. he's okay. further south, different images of a young man whose life was shattered by an explosive device in central park. >> he's picked himself up and he's headed back to school this morning. >> reporter: he was visiting new york city walking with friends
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19-year-old honor student, connor, an outdoor enthusist, a college star, stepping on something that exploded. his foot was lost, then his leg below the knee. his parents, his community setting up a go fund me page to pay the medical bills. he's gone back to school. his first steps, posting this picture he writes it's a beautiful thing to see how many people are by my side when a tragedy like you'll see that i'm smiling in the photo. that's not just because i'm happy to begin walking again. it's also because i'm grateful for the huge amount of love and caring that's taken me from the shock of july 3rd in central park. that smile and connor writing he is forever grateful. david muir, abc news, new york. still unclear, who made that explosive device, who left it there. >> the cops think it was some sort of person experimenting.
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was a dud. still no arrests in the case. coming up in the next half hour, the jackpot size settlement for gretchen carlson. she's walking away with $20 million and a public policy after suing roger ailes for sexual harassment. he walked away with $40 million. and now a key ailes supporter is also leaving fok. first, talk about loving your work. we'll check out one group of men making millions by spending you're watching "world news
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it sounds like a dream job. spending your days posting jokes on instagram. many of us do it already, only
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>> for one group of men, it's not just for fun. it's the enzwrin behind a branding team making millions. we're up all night line with rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: making memes is what this 25-year-old does for a living. he created the now famous instagram account, the four all right word we can't say, jerry. >> i like to post things people >> reporter: like when you're feeling fat after a long weekend. or when you're at work, checking the time. all those posts heard around the internet got their viral start here. in five years his instagram account has amassed nearly 10 million followers. it's helped turn his memes into money with corporate sponsored posts. it began five years ago when
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started posting pictures. >> i was at home chilling on my laptop, watching "seinfeld." i love "seinfeld." i don't know why i called it [ bleep ] to be honest. i never planned on it to be popular or a business. >> she said i want to rock an announcement. >> reporter: now a social media empire. head quartered here in new york city. with ten full-time employees. including his childhood friend and partner, ellie balas. here in their offices, equal big money. 90% of their flollowers are between the age of 16 and 35. experts estimate top social media influences like elliot and his team are making upwards of $75,000 per branded post on instagram. aalso launch jerry's world, their own online business. selling everything from $55
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even $500,000 indoor swimming pool. their latest venture, a card game. funded by kick starter called what do you meme? >> this is kind of the cards against humanity, 2.0 version. >> you're going to pick a photo card from a deck. everyone else playing goes through their seven caption cards and they try to decide what the funniest combination is. when you're proving a point disappearing because you're right. >> that's good. >> reporter: no one is off limits. meme this. the meme magic continues to a presidential contender. >> when he tells you he loves you after the second date. interesting. >> reporter: proving your worth one meme at a time. >> write that down. i don't understand.
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>> you don't think you can hack it as a joke poster on ins instagram? >> i don't understand. i'm too old. >> you have a pretty good job
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it's time for the mix and my favorite, favorite story of the week. so a single mom showed up with her son. she realized she was like a lot of cars around today. it was donuts with dad day. she went home, got a false mustache, a baseball cap, and a plaid shirt, and went to donuts with dad with her boy so he wouldn't be alone. >> that's a good picture. >> isn't that awesome? when i was a kid we had dads and sons cricket day, and my dad never showed up once for that. that might be why this story tickles me, and i may have revealed too much about why i'm
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should move on before i cry. >> i bring you to mike boyd. he developed a following by showing how he learns how to do things quickly. he uses a sicnk or swim approac. in the latest episode, he decides to teach himself how to pick a lock by locking himself into his garage. here we see mike destroying the only key, he says that would get him out of the garage. >> okay. so he's locked himself in. to get out. >> game over. he then at some point feels a little less confidence. he starts exploring what he has to eat, but 47 minutes, and he picks. >> the only treats were sweet potatoes and whisky. >> he looked at his options if he was stuck in there. you can do worse than sweet
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forcing yourself to do it. and then he makes it. he's out. well done, mate. 47 minutes and he's done. next we're going to australia where in honor of gene wilder, a restaurant created an over the top willie wonka burger. there's gene wilder. i'd love to see the burger. look. >> it's colorful. >> i do not think i'd want to eat that. doesn't color kind of impact how you taste something? when you look at that, to me, looks like a bizarre mushroom. >> it's a pure imagination burger. you'd rather imagine it than eat it? >> yeah. first day of school brings mixed emotions. some parents are upset. some parents are excited. some kids are excited. that was never captured better than this picture. these are two brothers. their parents asked them to hold up signs on their first day of
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only do it if it says i hate
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this morning on "world news now," donald trump offering to release his tax returns if hillary clinton releases all her e-mails. this as mike pence says he's releasing his taxes this week. we'll hear from the republican ticket in a brand new interview a $20 million settlement in her sexual harassment lawsuit against roger ailes. she's also been given an unprecedented public apology from fox. we'll have the full story later this half hour. and new this half hour, another blank space, taylor swift. >> she is shaking off another love interest, so could it be that she and tom hiddleston are never, ever getting back together? >> nice.
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men at a star studded gala, gq handed out the 2016 men of the year award. who won woman of the year? the full story is ahead in "the skinny" on this wednesday, september 7th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm nick watt. we begin with the latest round of attacks and challenges on the campaign trail. >> mixed message from donald trump. first he told fox news that he will release his taxes immediately if hillary clinton releases all her e-mails, but then he seemed to back pedal saying he'll release them after his audit is complete. >> the race is statistically tied, and trump is expressing confidence about a state that could win him the election. and he had more to say with david muir. >> reporter: 20 days until the first big debate. are you ready?
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i think so. sure. i'm prepping. maybe not in the traditional way. when i had the debates, i had 11 debates with the, as you know, in the primaries. and i was very satisfied. everybody else was very satisfied with the way i did, and i think i'm working the same way i did there. >> but this will be a lot different. this will be two candidates on the stage. it won't be the list during the primary. >> we started off with 17, and in the end there was just a few left. it's not tmu >> reporter: any mock debates? >> haven't thought about it much. it could happen, but i haven't given it much thought. >> reporter: you just traveled to mexico. hillary clinton is also in ohio and told us a short time ago that you choked. that the idea of mexico paying for the wall has been central to your campaign. did you choke? >> let me tell you about choking. i don't choke. she chokes. look at the deals she's made. she's responsible for so many bad things that have happened to our country, including the
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it's drained our country of jobs. i've been given a plus, including by you people, but a pluses for the job i did in mexico, and the fact is mexico will pay for the wall. it was discussed that it wouldn't be discussed, but they know my stance and i know theirs. >> did the mexican president break his word in talking about it? >> we had ground rules. and that's okay. see who wins in the end. we'll win. 100%, they'll pay for the wall. >> let me ask you about what rudy giuliani. he said donald trump would find it difficult to throw a family with kids american citizens out of this country. that that is not the america that donald trump wants. will some of these families be allowed to stay? >> he's 100% right. it's a difficult thing to do. what we're going to do is we're going to build a tremendously strong and powerful border. people are going to come in but legally. we're going to get rid of all of
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people that are here that shouldn't be here. we're going to clean things up. once we have a secure border, totally secure, we're going to take a look at the people that you're talking about. >> does that mean some of the 11 million undocumented immigrants will be allowed to stay? >> it could be, but what's going to happen is if you're going to be a citizen, you're going to have to leave and you're going to have to come in. we're going -- we have thousands and thousands of people waiting in line. it's very unfair to put people ahead of the line. h they've been waiting ten years to come into the country. it's very unfair to take people and have them circumvent the line. >> and if they don't want to be a citizen? >> we'll have to make a determination when the border is secure. >> reporter: you're open to them staying here undocumented? >> i'm going to make a decision or somebody will, whether it's me or somebody else, because depending on the time, we'll have a border and a wall and have stopped the drugs pouring into the country. >> david, let me also say it's
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interest in what a president, donald trump will do on illegal immigration. he put the issue of illegal immigration at the center of the national debate. but what i'd like to see is more clarity about hillary clinton's plan. >> clinton and trump are appearing back to back in a forum on national security and at a rally in florida, clinton called trump's campaign an insult to veterans saying he sometimes has no clue what he's talking about military issues. earlier she told david muir that mexico. >> it's been the mission of his campaign to call mexicans rain is and criminals and do everything he could to stir up all kinds of bad feelings about hard working people, and he didn't raise it, so he did choke. >> clinton also told reporters that trump sometimes gets a pass because people expect less from him. overseas now where president
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the u.s. dropped on the country during the vietnam war. yesterday the president announced that the u.s. would double spending on bomb clearing efforts in louse. the president is expected to tour a temple and hold a town hall meeting with young people. and the last survivor still remaining in the hospital of the pulse nightclub shooting has been released. at one time they were treating 35 victims of the shooting. at the patient's personal information was provided. there's been a confession in one of the nation's highest profile cold cases. the disappearance of jacob wetterling. a man behind bars told a man how he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and killed the boy decades ago. elizabeth hur has the story. >> reporter: nearly three decades, family and friends of jacob wetterling have been
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for a miracle. >> i want to see him. it's incredibly pain to feel know his last days and minutes. >> reporter: but now the suspect confessing in court. authorities hope jacob's loved ones find peace. >> we know the truth. danny hinrich is no longer a person of interest. he is the confessed murder. >> last week a young boy was kidnapped in minnesota. >> reporter: he was kidnapped back in 1989, the case growing cold until just last week. when hinrich who has been questioned in connection with to several child sex assault cases in minnesota and now in jail on child pornography charges agreed to a plea deal, leading investigators to jacob's remains. in court hinrich admitted he sexually abused jacob and shot him twice and buried his remains twice to cover his tracks. >> i would love to talk to you all.
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for us, jacob was alive until we found him. >> reporter: and as part of that deal reached with prosecutors, hinrich leaded guilty to a federal child pornography charge and can be sentenced to 20 years in prison. former stanford university, swimmer brock turner is a registered sex offender. he registered. the sheriff said he filled out and signed forms in public, quote, the same as everyone else. turner's mother tried to block the view of the cameras. turner was convicted of three counts of sexual assault and served three months in prison. the coach of team usa hockey has a message for players who might want to sit or deal during the national anthem. his message, don't. he tells espn if any of his players sits on the bench during the anthem, they'll be sitting
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quarterback collin kaepernick to kneel during the national anthem. and internet jokesters are having a field day after a meeting with vladimir putin and president obama. >> whatever the world leaders were thinking, it appears there was an epic staredown. it was off to the races with photo shop. >> someone saw it as a lovers tiff before they kissed and made up. >> another artist, the weigh in before the fight. >> >> and we can't forget the crying jordans. i'm going to go as vladimir putin for halloween this year. shirtless on a horse. >> there you go. >> he's the perfect villian. he's funny but then scary mary. >> everyone with recognize you. i'm not sure many people will want to invite you with a horse to their party. >> i'm not sure about my hair.
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>> we'll keep you posted on this as well. coming up, apparently everything has changed for taylor swift. the singer is shaking off her boyfriend after three months. why she says he no longer belongs with her. >> and the stunning admission from the boss. what bruce springsteen said about his battle with depression. the full story is ahead in "the skinny." first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by 23andme.com. "world news now" weather
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parachute is bringing an astronaut back to earth. we have williams and two russians landed in kazakhstan just after sunset in four missions the 58-year-old williams is now 534 days in orbit. the most time in space for any american. tomorrow nasa will launch a robot probe to a near earth asteroid. the plan is for the robot to survey the surface, retrieve surface material and bring it back to earth. the round trip is expected to take seven years and help shed light on how life got started on earth and the movement of asteroids. >> gretchen carlson and fox have reached a $20 million settlement in her sexual harassment lawsuit. >> and it's a settlement that comes with a public apology. here's abc's rebecca jarvis.
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against roger ailes, gretchen carlson reaching a $20 million settlement with 21st century fox. the fox news parent company apologizing. we sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that gretchen wasn't treated with the respect and dignity our colleagues deserve. conversations with ailes she recorded on her cell phone. i want to k women who came forward to tell their own stories and the people across the country who embraced and supported me. >> i want to support all women. who have been victims of sexual harassment. sources saying the company has also settled with a hand full of other women who came forward with their own allegations against ailes. and fox news announcing one of several anchors who voiced support for ailes is leaving the network. writing on facebook, fox has not
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roger ailes has denied the claims and had no comment. he left fox news in july with a 40 million severance package. when we come back, the stunning admission by bruce springsteen. >> and who won the woman of the year award at the gq man of the year awards. "the skinny" is next. >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. awards. "the skinny" is next.
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? ? ? ? it's time now for the skinny. starting with the startling admission from bruce springsteen. >> the rocker has opened up in a detailed cover story with "vanity fair" about his painful relationship with his troubled father as well as the legacy of depression he inherited from his dad. >> he also revealed that over medication and therapy to help keep himself on an even keel as well as assistance from his wife of 25 years. >> springsteen and his band are wrapping up their 2016 river tour dates this month as he works on a new album of original songs set for release next year.
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release of springsteen's memoir born to run which hits bookstores later this month. >> and such a good song. ? baby we were born to rock ? >> it is. it is. i'm with you on that one. >> next to special honors across the pond. you love stories across the pond. >> a star studded ceremony last night in london, gq magazine honored the man of the year for 2016. >> ricky gervais in a fitted back suit was presented with the genius award by fellow actor sir patrick stuart. >> aiden turner was crowned this year's best television actor. >> chris pine took home the award for international man of the year showing how far he has come since he first appeared in an episode of e.r. in 2003. >> i love chris pine. 83-year-old michael cane after 50 years and 115 films won legend of the year. he's played himself in all the movies.
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>> you're only supposed to blow the bleeding doors off. >> very good. >> grayson perry appearing as his alter ego, clare took home the award for writer of the year. >> and who else but amy schumer could have walked away with the woman of the year award as she quipped, finally, we're celebrating males. next, to another amazing woman announcing the release of her autobiography. >> fresh off her olympics her memoir. telling the full story behind her rise from prodigy to champion. >> the 19-year-old's book co-written will hit bookstores november 15th. >> she's set to appear on good morning america. for a pizza party and discuss what she'll do taking a year off. that's later this morning right here on abc. she's a big fan of pizza. >> is she? because she's been denied it for
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>> the whole team when they were done, they wanted to eat pizza. >> finally, he said he'd rather slash his wrists than do another james bond film. >> but now sony bosses are offering daniel craig a staggering $150 million to shoot two more 007 movies. >> rumors have suggested that his replacement is imminent, but insiders say sony is desperate to keep craig in the role for another two films to phase in a longer term successor. >> hiddleston. >> it was last year that he said he'd rather slash his wrist, but he added a caveat that if he did it, he would do it only for the money. stay tuned. >> well, hiddleston, he has extra time on his hands now that he doesn't have a girlfriend to worry about it. coming up, the new blank space in taylor swift's heart. what we're learning about taylor swift's breakup with tom
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? ? there's a new blank space in taylor swift's heart this morning. >> the love story we all thought would last forever and ever is no more. taylor swift t call it quits after three months. >> reporter: it seems the celebrity couple of the summer has broken up. ? taylor swift is reportedly shaking off another breakup. this time parting ways with british beau, tom hiddleston. their romance began in june.
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heated up. there were whispers of an impending engagement, but taylor swift has a reputation for romances that crash and burn and become hits. her breakups from john mayor, jake jillen hall, and the front man from one direction are all rumored to have inspired singles. but fans still taking the news of her latest split hard. reacting on twitter, if if t can't make us, none of us. and could my life be worse? it's over? but many looking for silver lining. could this blank space in swift's life turn into a source of material for her next album? ? byron pitts, abc news, new york. >> i'm making a blank space on my shelf for her new album. >> she needs to stop dating british dudes.
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find a nice american boy. >> apparently she didn't love his love of the spotlight. apparently he enjoyed it a little bit too much. >> i love when byron pitts has to do stories like that. two members of our own abc family did something remarkable yesterday. >> marking the view, joy bay har and candace baa ray lit up the new york city's empire state building in the show's official colors of blue and orange. and the new york city mayor officially named yesterday, september 6th, the view day in new york city. >> his wife, and the said the view exemplifies the creativity boldness that defines our great city.
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good morning. i'nick good morning. i'm nick watt. >> and i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines this morning on "world news now." the race for the white house is now tighter than ever. and donald trump and hillary clinton are stepping up their attacks. she says he has no clue abou military issues, and he says her e-mail controversy disqualified her to serve as president. the president is visiting a temple and holding a town hall meeting with young people. and a judge in the bill cosby case decided he'll stand trial and is deciding whether to allow testimony from 13 women who claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted. his attorney says that violates his constitutional rights.
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apple is expected to unveil the new phone, and upgrades. those are some of the top stories on this wednesday, september 7th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we begin this half hour with donald trump and hillary clinton running neck and neck in the latest poll. >> the candidates are preparing to talk national security tonight set to appear separately on a forum. they've been taking their best shots on the campaign trail ahead of their first debate later this month. it's your voice, your vote. and we get the latest from abc's karen travers. >> reporter: it's the final sprint to election day. donald trump on the trail in north carolina.
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to win back the white house. >> reporter: hillary clinton campaigning in the always critical state of florida. >> donald trump is totally unfit and unqualified to be our president. >> reporter: earlier before an audience of veterans, trump blasting clinton on foreign policy. >> clinton and smiles. boy, would he like to see her. >> reporter: but the clinton campaign out with a strike. this new ad titled sacrifice. >> i know more about isis than the generals do.
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sacrifices. built great structures. >> reporter: and less than three weeks before the first presidential debate. trump telling abc's david muir he's prepping but. >> maybe not in the traditional thank you and we have breaking news from las vegas. a murder suspect recaptured. on an intense man hunt. he was arrested without incident last night at a las vegas home. last week he managed to escape by breaking his handcuffs. he's suspected of killing a man outside a mcdonald's. >> the obama administration admitted a payment to iran earlier in the year was made in cash. the payment was necessary
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from the international system. it was a settlement for a decade's old arbitration. the white house insists it was not ransom, but the administration later acknowledged it was used as leverage. another hurricane expected to aririve in the u.s. it's moving north. it should reach the u.s. border around midday bringing heavy rain to arizona and and possibly flash flooding and mud slides. by that time it may only be a tropical storm. and a hurricane is not expected to come ashore. heavy surf and seas will continue to create dangerous conditions in and on the water. and beach erosion and coastal flooding are possible. the worst conditioning will be on the southern new england coasts with winds as high as 50 miles per hour. a man behind bars confessed
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danny hinrich made the admission as part of a plea deal. it will send him to prison for 20 years. the body was found last week based on information provided by hinrich. jacob's parents held out hope he'd be found alive. >> i would love to talk to you. i'm just not ready yet. for us, jacob was alive until they found him. until we found >> i jacob's parents worked on behalf of missing children. his mother says it will go on. brock turner registered in ohio as a six offender. >> reporter: brock turner arrived at the greene county sheriff's office in ohio. his mother doing her best to shield him as he enters. for the rest of his life every 90 days he must go to an office
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tier 3 sex offender. the former stanford swimmer was released on friday after serving half a six month sentence for felony sexual assault. a sentence many critics felt was too lenient for his crime. turner faced up to 14 years behind bars for his assault on an unconscious woman. the judge behind turner's sentencing decision, aaron persky no longer hearing criminal cases and facing a recall campaign. >> in there a lot longer than three months and a lot longer than six months if he wouldn't have gotten out early. i think he should have been there for the rest of his life. in his neighborhood protesters showing signs of anger as those who live there feel they've lost their sense of comfort. >> when i bought my house, the number one thing i looked at before i did was the sex offender registry list, and there were none.
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prison sentence for anyone accused of sexually assaulting an unconscious person. a texas man living in mexico is now recovering after being bitten by a crocodile. friends say jonathan was spear fishing last week in cancun when the attack happened. he suffered critical injuries to his face, neck and jaw. doctors say it's a miracle he survived. his family is well enough to fly to houston this week. >> it was like something out of wild west with suvs. armed robberies tried to outrun cops, firing at the cops. after a chase the police ran the suspects off the road, but then there was a gunfight. one of the men was killed. two others are in custody. luckily no police were injured. and in connecticut, this is a result after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a building.
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wall eight feet in the air. police say the guy ranoff. they caught up with him. yesterday we told you about a woman who crashed her car into a lake after jumping out because of a spider. the insect dropped out of the car's visor onto her lap. that was in australia. something similar happened in texas. >> this time it was a mouse. the driver felt it brush against her leg and jumped out. but she left the car in gear and it ended up in the bay. thewo no word on the mouse. a lot of people hear this and think got out of the car? and they ask why not get back in, but apparently that's a big mistake people make and that's what makes it end in a bigger tragedy. don't get back in the car. unless, i suppose the car is headed toward somebody else. >> i walk into my office and there was a rat in my office, and i had to edge around him so that he was between me and the door. >> you had to edge around him?
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because the rat was there. i walked in. the light was off. i kicked him. i edged around him and clapped. >> you clapped? >> yeah. and then he left. >> did he clap back? no. >> rats don't clap. >> apparently the police spokesman said cars end up in the bay all the time. the driver says she's really emba embarrassed. >> as well she should be. coming up, he's not enough to walk or crawl. how could this six month old be hanging ten? the baby's parents say he's now the youngest water skier in the world. >> and tom hanks drops in on gma to discuss his portrayal of one of america's most distinguished heros. what hanks had to say about captain sully sullenberger as well as michael strahan. first, here's a look at today's
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we're taking a live look at the u.s. capitol. it's been a while since we've seen this much of it. they're almost done with the safety netting. the restoration project is just about done. it is again open to visitors. the rotunda includes a freeze, eight large paintings and statues related to the history of the united states. police in houston are looking for a man who assaulted store clerks after they tried to stop him from stealing boxes of cigarettes. the man swipes the cigarettes before heading to the exit. the clerk tries to stop him. police say he jumped the victim and put his forearm to her throat. a second clerk tried to stop him. that's when the suspect bit her.
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chris brown is alleging he was framed by the woman accusing him of pointing a gun at her. >> brown was arrested last week following a nine hour standoff with the lapd. now his attorneys telling abc the woman fabricated the entire story. elizabeth hur has the latest. >> reporter: new allegations in the chris brown saga. this time the singer claiming he's the victim of a setup. >> i cannot wait until the truth comes to light about this incident and situation. >> reporter: brown seen in this video provided exclusively to abc news says he is innocent. >> two females crying and asking for help. >> reporter: it was last tuesday morning. police responded to a 9-1-1 call from former beauty queen bailey curran who later told abc news she was in brown's home with a dozen others looking at a box of expensive diamond jewelry when brown suddenly lashed out at her. >> that's when chris came in and said, i'm so sick of all of you
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took the gun out like this, put it in my face and said get the f out. >> reporter: but brown's defense team is refuting that sharing text message allegedly sent by the accuser to a friend. the next message reading this freak chris brown is kicking me out of his house because i called his friend's jewelry fake. i'm going to set him up and call the cops and say that he tried to shoot me and that will teach him a lesson. i'm going to set his expletive up. >> there was a search that was done. they went in and she said that there was a gun. as far as i know the gun was not found in the house. >> reporter: brown's accuser is standing by her claim stressing it wouldn't make sense for her to give her phone to police if she'd written that text herself. as for brown who hasn't been formally charged, he's due back in court in two weeks. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. coming up, one of
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of america's most distinguished heros.
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we are t minus one day from the release of one of the year's most anticipated movies. >> i saw it already. >> you did? >> i loved it. tom hanks played the real life pilot who flawlessly landed the jet liner on the hudson river. he saved 155 lives. >> he sat down with robin roberts who was the second caller to 9-1-1 reporting the plane in distress. >> really? >> you saw a commercial airline
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line. what did you think? >> i thought 9/11. >> and look what happened instead. i think the amazing thing about the movie is what was avoided. new york city and america did not need to see another wrecked plane. >> and new york city needed a story like this. >> it was good timing. >> it was great timing. and the mustache. >> that scary thing? >> that mustache you wore, how did your wife -- >> my wife is so sick of the mustache era of my career. it's like the first question she asks. honey, i'm starting a job. she says does this mean you're going to have to grow facial hair again? and i say, first of all, calm down, secondly, the good news, it will be painted white every day. >> it looked great. i follow you on social media. you're like a lost and found. if i lose anything, i want you -- gloves and i.d. >> yes. >> what is up with that? >> i actually -- it's kind of
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society. one of the things i always ask -- i don't know if it's up here, but i took a picture of a spatula in times square, and i thought who loses this in times square. there's a story behind that. it's a mystery that i must solve. i have to get to it. >> you have to get to the bottom of it. you know who we have coming up? meg ryan. >> you came this close to having america's sweet hearts reunited. who books this show? there's meg now. i love you, sweetie. i i'll find you. i'll wait for you. meet you in the park. let's have hot dogs at that thing by the place with the deal and we'll get to know each other again. look at her. fantastic. >> if you need a spatula -- >> i'll meet you at the spatula. can i just point out something? this is so surreal. you see that bubba gump shrimp company right back there? >> yes.
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that used to be my bank where i cashed unemployment checks. if you had told me in 1977 where i'm trying to cash $47 in a check from someone who doesn't want to give me the cash, i wish i could have said, hey, this is going to be a restaurant based on my movie. for crying out loud. come on, everybody. let's go get free aiz me. i'll meet you over there. >> he is like a box of chocolates. i'm telling you. surprise, surprise, surprise. our love to rita and everyone. thank you, tom. >> thank you. >> can we put him on the payroll and have him here? >> get rid of the guy with the gap in his teeth and i'll come in every day. oh, sorry. okay. could somebody not tell me that he's here? for crying out loud. >> i'm here. >> that's it. i'm taking over the pyramid. we'll be right back. i love him. i interviewed him and sully last week.
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? >> you know what? it's not every day that you see a water skiing baby. >> but today is the day. >> he's not even walking or crawling, but his father says he's the youngest water skier in the world. and here's t.j. holmes. >> reporter: most kids crawl before they walk. this kid skis before he crawls. that's six month old auburn abshur skiing on a lake over the weekend. his parents claim he's now the
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was six months 27 days old in may. auburn is six months 10 days old in his video. this australian kid was a day younger than auburn in this video from the weekend. records aside, many people are ripping auburn's parents online. what they should care about is the safety of their child instead of a record. another says this is straight up child endangerment and both parents should be charged. i think this kid is going to love the water and love his parents for teaching him to ski. in the video you see the mom running alongside him the entire time. auburn's dad says they took every precaution necessary to keep him safe and they would not have done it if he was not ready. he got ready by practicing in the living room, according to pictures and videos the family posted on facebook. this video shows him taking a tumble during one of the
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>> got you. thanks, t.j. before we go, you have a chance to shine and brag. if you missed it, yesterday diane stepped up with this shot. look at that. now, jack didn't even move that can. she got it in one. i will add that she was not very gracious after it was, it was like in your face, nick. >> yeah. i'll have to work on my humble face, but no one was more surprised than i was. i had no idea that was going to >> were you like a basketball player in college? >> i'm 5'3". no. couldn't even finish the question without asking. i did play la crosse, but i don't think that helps with paper tosses into trash cans. maybe the beer pong. >> remember to follow us on facebook. beer ping. >> remember to follow us on
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now," sitting down with both presidential candidates. >> david muir asks both donald trump and hillary clinton about their latest round of attacks on each other. we'll hear clinton address the e-mail issue and both candidates' interpretations of trump's visit to mexico. and today's the day apple expected to announce a number of improvements including the new iphone, but how will you listen to it without a headphone jack? a preview just ahead. and the rip current sweeps away a boy and his stepfather enjoying a swim at the beach. the two finally saved by a woman who jumped quickly into action.
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mustache yeoman, or is it? find out the touching reason why this single mom is dawning a disguise for her son. we'll have the story on this wednesday, september 7th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> seemed to enjoy mom's costume there. >> i love that story. good morning. good morning. i'm nick watt in for kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. we begin this half hour with the ultra-tight race for the white house. >> donald trump now has a slight edge over hillary clinton in the latest poll. 45% to 43%. that's a statist after attacking each other in the south, they're appearing back to back at a forum on national security. >> last night trump said the way clinton handled her e-mails disqualifies her to be president. in an interview with abc's david muir, clinton tried again to explain her actions. >> reporter: a year later we sit together again, and the issue hasn't gone away. the fbi released documents on its own investigation into your e-mails.
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you told investigators you were unaware or misunderstood the classification procedures. we also heard about an aide who took a hammer to a blackberry. when americans hear that, do you think that feeds into what the fbi director said about you, that you were extremely careless with your e-mails? >> well, i hope not. i take classification very seriously, and what i want people to understand is two things. i take responsibility. i have learned that trying to explain what happened made it sound to some people like i was trying to excuse it. there are no excuses. i take responsibility. i made a mistake. i've apologized, and obviously, i wish i could do differently what happened. i certainly would never do that again. with respect to classification, on classified documents, there's what's called a header. it says this material is top
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there were no headers on the thousands of e-mails that i sent or received. there just weren't, and the fbi has not in any way contradicted that. there were a couple of e-mails with a tiny "c" in parenthses. they did not have a header. th state department has said those couple of e-mails were improperly marked even with that. so, yes, i take classification seriously, and i think the record shows i have. >> reporter: but authorities say that "c" stood for confidential. >> there was no header that the document that the little "c" appeared in was marked confidential. which is the lowest form of classification. >> reporter: what you're saying is it was deeper in the e-mail. >> of course. absolutely. and that's what the director
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said you were extremely careless. do you agree with him? >> i respectfully disagree. >> reporter: senator kaine, what would you say to american voters who have heard secretary clinton apologize but find her untrustworthy? >> i know hillary clinton, and i know i can count on her as our next president. i have a son in the military who is deployed overseas right now. i care very deeply about who the next commander in chief is. i completely trust hillary clinton to be commander in chief and to make the right decisions for the country. and the prospect of donald trump making the decisions about the life of my kid and millions of people who serve scares me to death. >> reporter: the debate is 20 days away. the first one. >> so i hear. >> reporter: are you nervous? >> well, i am certainly focused because donald trump announces he won every debate in the republican primary. i take that very seriously.
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said about you and the debates, i know how to handle hillary. do you know how to handle trump? >> we'll see on september 26th. trump and running mate, mike pence also spoke with david muir and addressed criticism over trump's temperament. >> trump his it's his single greatest asset and not the national security danger that clinton alleges and he took aim at clinton saying she doesn't have the right look for the white house. >> i don't think she has a presidential look, and you need a presidential look. i think if she went to mexico, she would have had a failure. we had a big success. >> trump made another promise saying after taking office he'll give military leaders 30 days to submit a plan to defeat isis. we'll give you more on that interview in the next half hour. breaking news now from las vegas where a murder suspect who escaped police custody has been recaptured. alonzo perez was arrested without incident at a las vegas home. last week he managed to escape
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interrogation room by breaking his handcuffs. he's suspected of homicide. the city of chicago has reportedly reached a grim milestone. more than 500 homicides this year. that surpasses the city's toll for all of last year, and it's more murders than new york city and los angeles combined. chicago police say the labor day weekend was the most violent holiday weekend of the year with 65 people shot. 13 of them fatally. the city's cop says issue, it's a society issue. he's calling for stiffer sentences. there's been a confession in a haunting cold case dating back 27 years. danny hinrich admitted he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and killed jacob wetterling. his body was found on saturday. the confession came as part of a
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jacob's mother said our hearts are hurting. for us, jacob was alive until we found him. bill cosby is set for trial. the judge set a june deadline for the trial to start. the big question now is whether 13 additional accusers will be allowed to testify. we have more. >> reporter: bill cosby back in court tuesday learning he will go to trial in june of 2017 to face charges of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea at his home in 2004. prosecutors saying they hope to have 13 cosby accusers testify and use a phone call recorded by the victim's mother. >> the call should come in. it was a call made into canada, and it was legally obtained there. we should be able to use it. >> reporter: cosby's lawyers trying to keep that evidence out of the case. wanting to suppress several days of testimony cosby gave in the accuser's lawsuit where he acknowledged giving her pills
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consensual sexual encounter. his attorneys claiming he's the victim of racial bias and prejudice. saying he's been tried in the court of public opinion. >> to accept the assumption of guilty by numbers or guilt by volume is really the same thing as accepting the assumption of guilt before innocence. >> reporter: the judge did not rule on whether the other accusers could testify. under pennsylvania law they could be aed behavior even if no charges were were filed. abc news, los angeles. >> thanks a lot. now to the weather. hurricane newton is moving up the baja california, peninsula, causing damage and power outages. two people dead and three missing after a shrimp boat capsized in the gulf of california. newton is expected to reach the u.s. border as a tropical storm by midday today.
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will get several inches of rain with a threat of flash floods and landslides. and a dramatic rescue caught on camera. a rip current swept away an 11-year-old boy and his stepfather in lake michigan. a former lifeguard walking on the beach saw the two were struggling in the world. sherry talcott grabbed a life jacket and brought it out to the pair while an alert boater pulled up next to them. the boy and his dad are doing fine. thousands of students are jearning their future education itt tech has announced it is permanently closing all of its campuses nationwide. the company blames a recent move by the department of education to ban itt from enrolling students who use federal financial aid. the school also cut more than 8,000 jobs immediately. and after weeks of anticipation, we could finally see the new iphone today. apple is expected to unveil the iphone 7 at its annual september announcement event. analysts predicted the new phone will not have a headphone jack
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headphones or some kind of attachment. the phone is expected to have a dual camera feature and upgraded programs and the company is also expected to unveil a second generation apple watch. and this may send more gold diggers to california. a prospector found a gold nugget the size of a t-bone steak. it weighs 18 ounces and could be worth $70,000 when melted down. >> and the prospector isn't saying exactly where he found the nugget and is not giving interviews. the california drought has sparked a gold rush with more gold diggers heading into those dried-up river beds. i take issue with the t-bone steak things. >> why? >> i don't know where you come from, but i expect them to be bigger than that. if i got that at a restaurant, i'd be upset. >> is it the weight or the size? we're splitting hairs here. more importantly -- >> i just want everybody to know if they serve me a t-bone steak,
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>> i'll await my new jewelry. >> i went panning for gold a couple times. it's the most fantastic feeling when you do the shake around and you see -- >> i used to do it in my sand box when i was a little kid. >> the real things -- honestly, you burst with excitement when you see the specks of gold. >> i kind of want to go do it. >> you should. coming up, a frightening crash caught on camera. >> don't blink. you might miss it. the truck slams right into the water. we'll have the full story on why wen we come back. and later, they're social media sensations cramming up people with their instagram posts. who are the guys behind the jerry phenomenon, and how did they turn their hobby into an empire? remember to find us on facebook, wnnfans.com, and twitter at abcwnn. [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80%
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the driver of this pickup a river. you can see the vehicle hit the sign post and fly off the bank. witnesses helped the driver get out of the car. he suffered a medical issue which caused him to lose control. he's okay. further south, different images of a young man whose life was shattered two months ago by an explosive device in central park. >> he's picked himself up and he's headed back to school this morning. here's david muir. >> reporter: he was visiting new york city walking with friends
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19-year-old honor student, connor golden, an outdoor enthusiast and eagle scout, a college star, stepping on something that exploded. his foot was lost, then his leg below the knee. his friends, parents, his community back in fairfax, virginia, setting up a gofundme page to pay the medical bills. he's gone back to school. his first steps on a prosthetic leg. posting this picture, he writes, "it is a beautiful things to see when a tragedy like this strikes. you'll see that i'm smiling in the photo. that's not just because i'm happy to begin walking again. it's also because i'm grateful for the huge amount of love and caring that's taken me from the shock of july 3rd in central park." that smile and connor writing he is forever grateful. david muir, abc news, new york. still unclear, who made that explosive device, who left it there. >> the cops think it was some sort of person experimenting. and when it didn't detonate,
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was a dud. still no arrests in the case. coming up in the next half hour, the jackpot-sized settlement for gretchen carlson. the fox news anchor and host is walking away with $20 million and a public policy after suing roger ailes for sexual harassment. he walked away with $40 million. and now a key ailes supporter is also leaving fox. first, talk about loving your work. we'll check out one group of men making millions by spending their days posting on instagram. you're watching "world news now." ays posting on instagram. you're watching "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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it sounds like a dream job. spending your days posting jokes on instagram. many of us do it already, only
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>> for one group of men in their late 20s, it's not just for fun. it's big business. it's the engine behind a branding team making millions. we're "up all nightline" with abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: making memes is what 25-year-old elliott tibelli does for a living. he created the now famous instagram account, the four all right word we can't say, jerry. >> i like to post things people normally can't say out loud. you read it and super strangely relatable. >> reporter: like when you're feeling fat after a long weekend. or when you're at work, checking the time. all those posts heard around the internet got their viral start here. in five years his instagram account has amassed nearly 10 million followers. it's helped turn his memes into money with corporate sponsored posts. it began five years ago when elliot said he was bored and started posting pictures.
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laptop, watching "seinfeld." i love jerry seinfeld. i love seinfeld. i don't know why i called it peep beep to be honest. i never planned on it to be popular or a business. >> she said i want to rock an announcement. >> reporter: now a social media empire. headquartered here in new york ci city, ten full-time employees. including his childhood friend and partner, ellie balas. here in their offices, memes equal big money. 90% of their followers are between the age of 16 and 35. experts estimate top social media influences like elliot and his team are making upwards of $75,000 per branded post on instagram. they also launched their own online business, jerry's world. selling everything from $55
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even $500,000 indoor swimming pool. the latest adventure -- >> disaster girl. >> reporter: a card game funded by kickstarter called "what do you meme?" >> this is kind of the cards against humanity, 2.0 version. >> you're going to pick a photo card from a deck. everyone else playing goes through their seven caption cards and they try to decide what the funniest combination is. when you're proving a point via text and see the three dots appearing and disappearing because you're right. >> that's good. >> reporter: no one is off limits. meme this. the meme magic continues to a presidential contender. >> when he tells you he loves you after the second date. interesting. >> reporter: proving your worth one meme at a time. >> write that down. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm rebecca jarvis in new york. i don't understand. i'm going to go to california
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>> you don't think you can hack it as a joke poster on instagram? >> i don't understand. i'm too old. >> you have a pretty good job already. etty good job
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it's time for the it's time for "the mix" and my favorite, favorite story of the week. so yvette vasquez is a single mom, showed up with her son at school, elijah. showed up at school, realized she was like, a lot of cars around today. it was donuts with dad day. his dad is not in the picture. she went home, got a false mustache, a baseball cap, and a plaid shirt, and went to donuts with dad with her boy so he wouldn't be alone. >> that's a good picture. >> isn't that awesome? when i was a kid we had dads and sons cricket day, and my dad never showed up once for that. that might be why this story tickles me, and i may have revealed too much about why i'm a weird dude, and maybe we
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next story. we'll do that. i bring you to mike boyd. he developed a following by showing how he learns how to do things quickly. called learn quick. he uses a sink or swim approach. in the latest episode, he decides to teach himself how to pick a lock by locking himself into his garage. here we see mike destroying the only key, he says that would get him out of the garage. >> okay. so he's locked himself in. to get out, he's not going to get out. >> game over. he then at some point feels a little less confident. he starts exploring what he has to eat, but 47 minutes, and he learns how to pick a lock. >> the only treats were sweet potatoes and whiskey. >> he looked at his options if he was stuck in there. you can do worse than sweet
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forcing yourself to do it. and then he makes it. he's out. well done, mate. well done! 47 minutes and he's done. now next we're going to australia where in honor of gene wilder, a restaurant created an over-the-top willie wonka burger. there's gene wilder. i'd love to see the burger. look. >> it's colorful. >> i do not think i'd want to eat that. ? doesn't color kind of impact how you taste something? when you look at something, and that, to me, looks like a bizarre mushroom. >> it's a pure imagination burger. ? you'd rather imagine it than eat it? >> yeah. first day of school brings mixed emotions. some parents are upset. some parents are excited. some kids are excited. others not so much. that was never captured better than this new photo making the rounds on the internet. these are two brothers. their parents asked them to hold up signs on their first day of school.
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>> the other one looks happy.
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making news in america this morning, the presidential candidates in some sharp exchanges as they focus on the crucial battleground states. tonight hillary clinton and donald trump get a chance to talk national security in back-to-back tv appearances. breaking overnight, murder suspect recaptured back in on the run in the las vegas area. tough talk and a warning from the coach of the u.s. hockey team about to head to a big international tournament. his players are now being told, do not protest the national anthem. and cha-ching, a hefty golden nugget found in the golden state. coming up, the reason experts say more pieces like this could

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