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good morning, america. new overnight. hillary clinton clamor. the candidate's regrets about saying this. >> you could put donald basket. the new zika concerns. the head of the cdc calling out congress. >> by the end of this month, we'll be out of money to respond effectively. >> the fears about what will happen if the funding dries up. as more planes take to the sky for spraying. new safety measures. what the airlines are doing in response to the concerns over those exploding lithium
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note 7. the in-flight announcements. but is that going far enough to keep passengers safe? and remembering 9/11. 15 years now since the unthinkable. >> put your mask on. put your mask on. >> the atks on american soil that change sod much. >> today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack. >> a nation united in grief but not defeated. and country, are asking this morning, are we any safer today? good morning, america. and many of us may be waking up with the same thought this morning. it's so hard to believe it's been 15 years since 9/11. >> so many of us remember exactly where we were the moment that we heard the news 15 years ago. today, as we look now at the
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manhattan. the thousands of victims and first responders will be ho honored. >> we'll have much more on the anniversary throughout the show. it comes in the middle of an extraordinarily heated presidential race. >> hillary clinton is now walking back her controversial comment that half of trump's supporters can be put in a basket of post poll shows the race is tightening. he's you have, 46-41, but that is within the margin of every ror. >> we kick off our coverage with devin dwyer in washington for us this morning. good morning, devin >> reporter: good morning, paula. it wasn't the first time that clinton referred to some of
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deplorable. hillary clinton expressed rare regret this morning but offering no apology for her comments. >> you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. she said, i regret saying half. that was wrong. i won't stop calling out bigotry and racist rhetoric. the phobic, you name it. >> reporter: in the statement, trump calls it a grotesque attack on american voters that manges her uncapable of representing all hillary, they basket of anything. they are mrns. and they deserve your respect. >> reporter: the clinton campaign says she was only talking about the trump
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advocated hateful views. >> the other basket of people are the people that feel the government has left them down. and they're desperate for change. >> reporter: fund raisers see gaffes of the past. >> who are dependent on government, who believe they are victims. >> reporter: and obama's remark that his opponents are bitter. while trump has avoided attacks on clinton supporters, he's >> and her supporters have very little enthusiasm. >> reporter: despite clinton's regrets for some of her words, her campaign manager is digging in on her broader message, saying trump's extremist views are deplorable. >> for more, let's bring in george stephanopoulos. >> good morning, guys. >> good morning the you, george.
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he said hillary just had her 47% moment. >> it was a sorry not sorry statement from hillary clinton. i mean, i think -- it was gaffe. she would have preferred not to have made it. when she doubled down on all the things she finds deplorable. she believes that the in the end, what she's going to have to do, everyone if this firms up donald trump support, she'll use to it energize her well. there's a number in or powell. 46% of trump supporters are very enthusiastic right now. only 33% of hillary clinton spof supporters are very enthusiastic. she's trying to fire them up. >> she's up by five points. that's within the margin of error. the numbers have tightened in recent weeks. should this be making team clinton nervous? >> it's a relatively steady lead.
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month ago. that's within the margin of error as well. she has an enthusiasm problem right now. making sure her supporters don't drift away to the third and fourth party kantds, gary johnson and jill stein. donald trump has firmed himself up among republicans right now. i think hillary clinton has to be concerned about that. if you look that she has an even larger lead over voters, she has to do something to get the people inclined to vote for her but not there yet mobilized. >> george has bag show this morning on the anniversary of 9/11. he'll speak to the homeland security secretary as well as former new york city major rudy giuliani. thank you, george. we want to move to today's somber anniversary. it's been 15 years since the september 11th attacks.
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recommended today. david wright is in lower manhattan this morning. david, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, paula. hard to believe it's been 15 year since that bright september morning when terrorism tragically changed the skyline in lower manhattan and utterly changed the world in which we live. like pearl harbor was for our parents and grandparents, 9/11 is date that will live in infamily. >> there's been an explosion at the world trade center in new york city. >> reporter: 91% of american adults remember exactly where they were or what they were doing the moment they heard the news. >> there is chaos in new york at the moment. not one but two incidents at charlie and diane have ably reported. the second at 9:03. television was on live. you could see a jet aircraft flying into the second tower.
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as the twin towers came down in matter of hours. after 19 hi jackers trained by al qaeda commandeered four u.s. passenger planes. the terrorists attacked the pentagon that day. and a fourth jet that might have been aimed at the white house or the u.s. capital, crashed in a field in shanksville, pennsylvania. nearly 3,000 people died. more than 6,000 injured. that day sent a generation to war. and brought lng the home front. we've spent roughly $1 trillion making america safe. often at a cost to civil liberties. putting all americans under surveillance to one degree or another every time we board an airplane or use our smartphones. today, hillary clinton lays a wreath at the memorial. she was a freshman senator in new york the day of the takes. donald trump plans to pay his
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us all safe is at the heart of their presidential race. the is it a 'tis ing show your chance of being killed in a terrorist take now are about 1 in 4 million. statistically, you're much more likely to die in a car crash or random street shooting. the shadow of 9/11 looms as large as that building, the tall nest manhattan. the replacement of those twin towers. preventing another 9/11 remains job number one for any. president. >> abc news has teamed up with american heroes channel for a special documentary airing tonight. 9/11, as we watched. a look back at the events of september 11th as they unfolded. we're going to move on to the man that tried the assassinate ronald reagan back in 1981. this morning, he's a free man. john hinckley jr. is now a free man. living with his mom in virginia. honey hosten is leer with more.
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hinckley was 25 years old and had an obsession with actress jodie foster. medical experts saying he's stable, he no longer poses a threat to himself or others. this morning, john hinckley is a free man. released from a hospital in washington, d.c., 35 years after his failed assassination attempt on president ronald reagan. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: the 61-year-old will now live with his mother in williamsburg, virginia. >> i would feel very differently about this if i had to live on the same street as he did. >> reporter: hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity after injuring the president and press secretary james brady firing six times. a federal judge ruled the would-be assassin is no longer a danger to himself or the public. his attorney said hinckley
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suffering he caused others. >> because she's shown the court that he can obey by the rules of regulations set out by the judge, it's time to try and see how he does on his own without coming back to st. elizabeth. >> reporter: he may have a number of privileges in his new life, including a driver's license and freedom to travel alone within 30 miles of his home. his release is bound by several conditions. >> he has a gps on his phone so they know where he's at all the time. any movements he any website he wants to go on, he has to get permission to do so. >> reporter: he must report the a psychiatric team in virginia and continue to undergo treatment or could be sent back on the hospital. >> he'll be living with his mother. >> that's right. his mother is 90 years old. >> thank you, sunny. the filgt against zika is getting a stark and shocking
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cdc. he's telling congress that if they do not act now on zika funding, the consequences will be financially felt for decades. eva pilgrim is here with the story. >> reporter: the fight against zika is running up against major wall. this morning, the director of the cdc make age public plea for help, predicting dire consequences if nothing is done. the battle to e eradicate zika wages taking to the sky this morning, amidst concerns that the money to fund migs like the is drying up. >> by the end of this month, we'll out of money to respond effectively. >> reporter: at the same time congress looks to end the gridlock over a zika funding bill. >> this is an issue we're going to have to resolve this month. >> reporter: there are 56 locally transmitted cases of zika in south 238 physical. 84 pregnant women have been
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for infected mosquitos in miami beach. >> in the coming weeks and months, we'll see many more babies born in puerto rico and the continental u.s. with microcephaly and other birth defects. >> reporter: those numbers could grow if the fight has to be scaled back due the a lack of funding. >> i have to spray my son two or three time. he looks like a glazed doughnut by the time he gets on the be us in the when is it going to stop? how many more unborn children will be affected? >> reporter: health officials telling us it can cost over $10 million to take care of a child born with microcephaly over their lifetime. they're still trying to figure out what happens to babies exposed to zika in the womb.
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we go to ron. good morning the you, dan and paula. good morning, everyone. we begin in syria. the news of an impending cease-fire was followed bay day of intense i have air strikes by government forces that killed and injured dozens in aleppo. at least 37 people in idlib died there. the cease-fire between government and rebel forces that was negotiated russia is due to start on monday. back here in the u.s., multiple dex collapsed and pancaked near an off-campus party near trinity campus. authorities say it appears the third floor deck fell on to the second deck, which then crashed down. the wooden decks appeared to be old and deteriorated. a florida teen who got in trouble earlier this year for allegedly posing for a doctor.
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time in is a have a, charged with various fraud charges. he was arrested at a car dealership after allegedly trying to buy a luxury vehicle. he tried to get an elderly woman to co-sign on his loan without her permission. this woman in this famous photograph known as the the kiss, she has died. greta zimmer freedman was 21 when a soldier she grabbed and kissed her. she died in a virginia popt this past week. she was 92. and in women's tennis, a number number one player in the world. not paula. it's angelique kerber of germany who captured the u.s. open. with that win, dislodges serena williams as the number one player in the world.
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slam champion. from the world of college football, central michigan upsetting oklahoma state on the final play of the game. a play that should not have happened. because of a penalty called on oklahoma state with no time left, central michigan was allowed to run a play. a hail mary pass and a lateral that leads to -- >> yep, he could go all the way. >> they won, 30-27. after the game, the officials say they made a central michigan should not have been awarded the play. doesn't matter. the result stands zplp why? >> it's complicated. when there's a penalty at the end of the game, allows for a loss of down, the game ends. so they had a penalty for -- that should not have -- >> you can't end onnen dae fendive penalty either. >> let me just say, i don't understand, but i disagree. >> the referees were wrong.
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>> they admitted it. they were wrong. central michigan wins. >> by the way you survived. and you great coverage from game day yesterday. >> he was having a good time. >> it was the battle of bristol. it started at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. what a game last night as well. tennessee and virginia tech. want to take you to cincinnati, ohio, they had rough weather last night and yesterday afternoon. storms brought down trees and power looins. some morning. all in advance of this storm system or cold front pushing across the northeast. look at the numbers. these are actual temperatures. at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. 77 in new york city. 55 in chicago. here comes the cooler, dryer air. i think mostly north of new york city will be the storms. low levels of humidity. the beaches in the great lakes
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a weak disturbance in the gulf of mexico. speaking of the tropics, we have a couple of areas of disturbed weather. this is the greatest chance of development. the computer models show it going out the sea. if you're on the themorning! currently: today is the pick day of the weekend. starting off comfortable with temperatures in the 50s early this morning. a couple inland locations 40s overnight. sunshine warms temperatures quickly this morning leading to highs in the 70s this afternoon. dry weather continues on monday with highs around 80. the next chance of rain holds off until >> continuing this blend of
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forgot to mention that the yankees won their seventh straight yesterday. they're three games out of first place? >> it was great. one game back in the wild card. >> it took that entire time for reason to explain what happened at the end of the game. >> co-harntly. >> i still don't understand it. ied a mare ron maintaining his objectivity when it comes to the yank cease. today marks the the nfl season. it comes amidst the clamor of those protesting the national anthem. tony reali is on the story. >> reporter: it's been three weeks since colin kaepernick first protested the national anthem. since then, three players have joined him by kneeling on the sideline. with the league planning a tribute to the 15th anniversary of 9/11, one team is ready to
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this morning, the seattle seahawks announcing they'll stand together and link arms in unity during the national anthem. doug baldwin and quarterback russell wilson among the players tweeting this out. >> we honor those who have fought for the freedom we cherish. >> reporter: honoring the fallen and the fight for justice. >> and we stand to ensure the riches of free democrat and the security of justice for all people. >> reporter: a sunday full of tributes in the nfl's opening heroes will be on the field in stadiums across the country. this ma reeb corp drill team with one last practice before taking the field that the titans game. >> the nfl, by simply recognizing 9/11 in this way, have already embraced politics. colin kaepernick is just adding a didn't wrinkle to it. >> the nfl anticipating demonstrations, too, as players
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they do has dignity and respect in it, i think it will be powerful. >> reporter: in a video seen by millions today, nfl players past and present joining together. >> football is america. >> football is america. >> football is america. >> reporter: that video, along with tribute videos at each stadium from presidents obama and george w. bush, a reminder of where the country and the the nfl were 15 years ago and where they are today zplp some of the guys, the nfl sponsorships over -- protesting. >> yes, but at the same time, colin kaepernick's jerseys are number one in sales. we heard from dug bald winks on september 11th, this country may not have been more unified. that's not exactly the case. >> it's not. >> and by happenstance, the niners don't play today. >> they play monday night. so kaepernick, should he do another protest, it couldn't be on september 11th.
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hometown trivia time. the first one without sara haines. >> we have a pile of bacon in her honor. >> we're recognizing the des moines, iowa, affiliate, woi channel 5 in des moines.
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? and we do want to welcome you back to "gma" on this somber morning, the 15th anniversary of 9/11. commemorations are happening around the country. there's a look at the pentagon. more commemorations at ground zero. at sh and other areas. we'll have continuing coverage coming up on "gma." >> we said it earlier. this is a day so many people remember exactly where we were. hard to believe it's been 15 years. much more coming up. we're going the start here, though, with a bizarre story about a murder suspect who escaped from a courtroom. >> he's back behind bars and wrote a letter to the judge
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one moment, the accused murder rewas in the courtroom. the next, heed a broken free and fled. in a letter to the trial judge, he provides an extraordinary reason for his daring escape. this morning, the florida inmate who dashed out of a courtroom said he did to it prove he's innocent. dante resailes caught on surveillance cameras bolt back in july. son lockdown? >> 10-4, it's on lockdown. >> reporter: he alleged will broke out of his handcuffs and shed his jailhouse attire. he insists he's innocent of the 2014 killing of 59-year-old jill halliburton sue. he sent this letter to the judge. i want to apologize for escaping from your courtroom. i hope you don't take it
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a local motel after he escaped. he was captured six days late after a statewide man hunt. >> they were relentless. they were nonstop. >> reporter: in a jailhouse letter, he says he wanted to gather information in his case. i just wanted time to prove my innocence. i felt i was at a dead end with nowhere to turn to. i tried the appeal to everyone to prove to them that i was innocent. but my voice went also this that let heter he saie was looking for evidence to prove his innocence. his lawyer's filed a motion for the judge to be remoouchd why? because he witnessed resails escape. >> a bold move. a move that didn't work. let's send things to rob for another look at the weather. hi, rob. >> hi, paula.
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we turn to the new safety measures being taken by the airlines. the fallout from samsung's troubles with its brand-new galaxy note 7 phones. >> the frightening reports of the the batteries overheating and catching fire.
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is there legal recourse if they don't? >> reporter: passengers boarding american airlines flights will hear this announcement warning about gal lags si note 7 phones. the federal aviation administration advises these redices remain powered off and not connected to any power source while on board the aircraft. they join at least four other domestic carriers, stepping up safety warnings. >>ve has an inherent reason not to turn it on. for their own safety as well as the safety of the passenger. >> reporter: samsung its now urging anyone who owns a note 7 not the turn it on at palm with some safety groups calling for an outright ban on the recalled smartphone. >> i think it's pretty scary. i think people need to be very cautious. >> reporter: experts say if officials declare the device a
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to the honor system for passengers to come ply. >> it won't be easy to enforce the ban. they have to go through more check procedures. where are they going to get the people? >> reporter: this is the latest in a difficult week for the south korean tech giant. 35 cases of the device failing. gloria riviera, akz, washington. >> people oeng these phones. >> your entire life son this phone. if you have to turn it in. you can't turn it on, what a huge, huge inconvenience. >> massive. rob said he heard the announcement on a plane yesterday. >> oh, wow. >> it's for real. coming up on "gma," more of our team coverage on 9/11. stay with us. despread hpv is.
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two days before the anniversary of september 11th, congress approved a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue saudi arabia in american courts. the bill has been sent to president obama, who is expected to vie veto it. 15 saudi. joining us this morning, sunny hostin is here in studio. and in washington, d.c., devin dwyer. we want to start with you. president obama is against this because he believes it will put americans oversaws? harm's way. tell us more about that and why is he expected eed to veto it.
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supporting this. they were here on friday by the bus load. here's the thing. the white house says the president is likely to block this thing and it's because saudi is a key u.s. ally, of course, they don't want to get sued in u.s. courts. i think more concerning to the president is the long-term precedent this could set. he worries this could invite retaliation against the u.s. in foreign courts. >> are there enough votes in >> it's one of the few thinks both republicans and democrats agree on these days. overwhelming support. looks like they have two-thirds support. if some people change their minds, it would be a big embarrassment for obama. >> the families have been asking for this for over a decade. what hope is there that this will ever get to a courtroom.
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how do they prove the country's involvement? how do they prove saudi arabia was involved in terrorism or financing terrorism? i think that will be very difficult. even if the legal standard is not beyond a reasonable down the. let's say it's by a preponderance of the evidence, a tipping of the scale, that is still going to be very difficult. what do you do about the money trail? >> yeah. >> very short on time. does international law trump our law in this system? >> it does not. usually governments can't be sued by united states citizens, this bill will kacarve out an exsengs. i don't know how successful it will be. >> thank you, sunny. appreciate it. to you and devin. coming up, more of our coverage
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this 15th anniversary of 9/11. and many of us are wondering about the state of our nation's security. >> with us now, ray kelly, the former commissioner of the nypd. the chairman and the vice chairman of the 9/11 commission wrote an op ed where they say the threat we face today is worse than the threat we were facing in september 2001. do you agree? >> the threat has morphed. we had plots. a lot of moving parts. we've sort of moved away from that. i think we're much better protected from those attacks than we were in the past. but the lone wolf. the self-radicalized individual is still very much a threat to our country. i think it's going continue for quite awhile. we saw the examples of it in
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there's no reason to think it will stop. it's difficult to identify and to track. some people say as we have success in the middle east, you might say, with bombings and reducing the footprint of isis, that the threat here will rise and it will rise largely as a result of what these lone wolfs do. >> i want to ask you about the lone wolf. it has morphed. how do we stat jazz against the lone wolf? we say they're hard to identify. i imagine the strategy has e evolved. how do we isolate them and target them? >> yeah. with great difficulty. they're not communicating with other people. they're aware of what we do to monitor their communication. the fbi is rolling up a fair number of people. they've probably arrested well over 100 people in the last 2 1/2 years for material support. to terrorism. and think that is a -- a good
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it's going to be with us, as i said, for a long time to come. that lone wolf threat. >> this is what keeps national security officials up at night. this morning, the former head of the epa says she regrets telling new yorkers after september 11th that the air around ground zero was safe to breathe. a lot of your officers were down there for days, weeks, and months afterwards. many of them got sick. do you have thoughts about hearing say this? >> it's very, very late in the game. we're talking 15 years. it was sort of a common sense should have drin the notion you have to have protection for the workers down there. when that word went out, i mean, it was like, okay. you can do whatever you want. obviously, it's wrought tremendous numbers of deaths. e we know in the nypd and the fdny, probably close to 250
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being at ground zero, you know, after the initial attacks. so -- 15 years later is -- is a long time to come out and say, hey, i made a mistake. >> and so devastating to so many people who made a lot of sacrifices to be there. ray kelly, we are very grateful to you for your participation in our program this morning. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> thank you, commissioner. this will be a very emotional day across our country. >> we'll leave you now with sights and sounds past and present. ? [ "taps" playing ]
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? good morning, america. john buccigross, john anderson. the nfl football season began on thursday. but the first full sunday slate of zbams here. first, let's look back to the saturday in the college football. >> in earnest. not that great a morning in stillwater, okay pong there was an officiating mistake made
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they throw it away, run out the clock. the refs cowled intentional groundly. correctly. incorrectly, gave central michigan an untimed down. he throws it to willis. willis will score the game-winning touchdown. that's not correctable. outcome stands. chips winners. pokes, angry. it's a great sunday in ar participate it was a great saturday night. 16 it appears tcu will beat arkansas. brian graff, blocked. we go to overtime. third and 12, tcu ball. sparky can't believe it. kenny hill. he's going to scramble. find taj williams. tcu had to score and they do. so we go to a second overtime. second and goal, arkansas down
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possession. they win it. they score a touchdown and they do. austin allen, what a win for arkansas. as they beat tcu in double overtime. >> a big roller coaster emotion there in fayetteville and ft. worth. i have nothing else. >> u.s. open tennis later today.
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