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home depot says 56 million credit card accounts were compromised all by some hostile software that took over its cash registers. the hack ran for five months before it was ever discovered. home depot is offering free credit monitoring to any customer who used a card at its stores. that is a lot. 56 million? >> you know what fascinates me, i tried to get the bus in london a few weeks ago and they have these called wifi card. it's all about this chip in their card that makes them more secure. i wish that more u.s. companies would adapt it. >> internationally you see them all over the place when i was traveling in greece this summer. anyone was using -- coming into the country. but here in the u.s., though, very slow to adapt because the cost to make that conversion is so high. retailers have a little pressure to do so maybe a little more quickly. shares of alibaba began trading on the nork stock exchange. the chinese company is a combination of ebay and amazon.
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china's largest consumer shopping program. their initial public offering is the largest ever on wall street. its opening price this morning, $68 a share. what's that going to do? raise nearly $22 billion and it's going to put the company value at $168 billion. that's bigger than ebay or amazon. the chevy suburban is the longest continuous car model in production in the world. now it's 80 years old. the suburban has been a station wagon built on a pickup truck frame that carried a number of passengers in three-row seats. it's been tweaked ever so often and the 2015 model now in showrooms is a 12th generation. what has changed? the price. from $600 back in 1935 to about $50,000 now. >> 600 bucks for a car. isn't that crazy? >> it is crazy. 1935. that's what you can get. so matching shirts are pants, jackets all in the same
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hanger to grab a matching outfit quickly. >> i'm not that organized but i'll go with you. >> you look beautiful in whatever you have on so it doesn't matter. but the suitsy goes one better. shirt, pants, jackets, all one piece. >> this really isn't a shirt. it's a shirt cuff sewn on to the jacket. nor does it have working buttons. just all for show. it's like a criss-cross between a jumpsuit and a business suit. and it also has hidden zipper behind the buttons. >> i can hear in our production room folks saying what a great idea. what about when you have to use the rest room? >> you gentlemen will figure it out. most of us ladies have had to learn how to deal with spanx all these years. there's no zipper in most spanx. >> carry an extra bag or extra bottle. >> our producers say move along. coming up in the insomniac theater, jane fonda goes topless in the movie while liam neeson
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tracks down bad guys. the latest scandal in pro football. the nfl superstar making big demands to change the league. >> speaking of football season and cell braiting this weekend's games, how you put a gourmet spin on tailgating food and drink including tacos with a major kick. looks delicious. you're watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol disinfectant spray. what's jennifer's story? i have two kids and my home is my children's playground. my go-to product is lysol disinfectant spray. i really use it in every room, on every surface and it allows me to get to all the hard-to-reach areas. all of the different nooks and crannies and places that little hands like to go. it makes me feel comfortable and confident that my home is fresh, it's protected, and that i've killed the germs and bacteria.
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nfl star jonathan dwyer is free on $25,000 bond this morning. he's the fourth player benched in the past two weeks due to legal issues. >> this laefts chapter in the nfl domestic abuse scandal has one football star speaking out. ryan smith has the latest. >> reporter: arizona cardinals player jonathan dwyer surrounded outside court. accused of head-butting his wife when she refused his sexual advances. allegedly breaking her nose, pnching her, even throwing a shoe at their toddler. charges he denies. >> did you throw a shoe at the 18-month-old? >> reporter: the cardinals moving quickly to bench dwyer. the fourth player sidelined in the last week. >> if this bad scar on the nfl makes the rest of the world aware of what's going an, it's damn good. >> reporter: two-time super bowl
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champ eli manning speaking out saying football can do better. >> we can't accept that as players. can't accept that from our teammates and around the league. so i think, obviously, the message is out that you can't mess with domestic violence and everyone should know that. the nfl can learn from this. >> reporter: not a word from nfl commissioner roger goodell. they tell us he is hard at work on domestic violence programs. >> thanks, ryan. a lot of people -- critics are saying goodell should be more out in front of this, talk more openly about it. others say he's doing a great job. need to lay low and not be as aggressive. depends where you are standing an this. >> it's a matter of how, is the nfl going to be handling this from a pr point of view. is it a matter you're hoping the chorus of calls to step down are going to die out or are they going to only grow louder the more silent you stay? as more of these case comes out, though, it's an increasing pressure for one person to be
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held accountable or to make some kind of a statement on what's happening. it's a big weekend in football. a great time to tailgate. >> we have some extra tasty options for tailgating. how to put a gourmet kick into your food and drink. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ it's raining tacos from out of the sky ♪ ♪ tacos tailgating season is kicking off. with the right food and the right drink you can make a winning statement. a touchdown frankly at your next game. tim laird, cookbook author is here with quite a spread to show you how to do that. welcome. >> good to be here. >> look at this. >> i love tailgating season. >> who doesn't? i don't see a pony keg and a funnel. you're going first class.
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>> we really are. my cocktail is what i call the pigskin punch. real easy to make. simply lemonnade, iced tea and peach nectar. i put it in a jar so you can bring it to your event. just add ice. i like to add bourbon to mine. it's a tailgate party. have a little bit of woodford reserve goes in. it mixes wonderfully. the recipe is on the "world news now" facebook page. let me give this a try. cheers. here's to the game. >> i'm driving so i'll stick with this one. >> oh, wow. >> even on its own its nice without the woodford. a to an a-plus. >> just add ice and/or bourbon. your option when you get to the tailgate party. >> we're drinking. what else. >> dogs and brats are great at any tailgate party. this is a little twist on that. this is my touchdown tacos.
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real easy to make. i bring tins of -- this is chicken breast with a little taco spice on to it. a little ground sirloin with taco seasoning. i set up the tacos, the flour the corn. then your fans can build it. all the toppings. >> keeps it from blowing away. >> even a buffalo chicken taco. >> you don't need the bones. a little blue cheese dressing goes in. just a little bit. boom. >> watching our waistline. >> then a little hot sauce. if it's going to be buffalo chicken. i use a little bit of that. that goes in. there you go. you can season it up. >> this is all stuff you can make ahead of time. >> this is good. and you have all these different topping assortments. your fans can make it like they want it. it's authentic buffalo chicken without the bones. boom. then this is a nice side, too. my bean salsa. real simple to make.
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it's simply black beans, pinto beans, cilantro, green onions, cumin. i put it in an individual container so your guests can grab it. >> i little healthier than having just chips and salsa. >> also if you want a vegetarian taco option. >> you'll be keeping the bench warm with this. >> something to drink, something to eat and now -- >> end zone dessert time. this is great. i buy those little brownie pops. put a little holder in it and bring out caramel or chocolate syrup. top that with that. add a little nuts on it. a little sweet ending. >> perfect way to do it. >> i'm still choking this down. >> finally if you want to do a traditional tailgate, i found this company online called feed the party.com. they'll send free shipping to your house overnight this box that has everything in it for your tailgating party.
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whether you want steaks, pork chops, hamburgers, brats. they have all the buns, sauces. everything in one box. comes to your door. you take it to the party and you're set to go. >> how much? >> for all that $79 and proceeds go to a food bank so charity. so you are helping out. it's unbelievable. feed the party. >> this is good stuff. this is almost cheaper than what you can get in the store individually pricing these things out. >> they really have quality meat and everything in it because again, i wondered. what a great idea for your tailgate party or any party. it gets delivered to your front door. take it with you and you are set to go. >> even if the home team loses, you still walk away a winner. >> or you go back to your pigskin punch. >> tim laird, thank you so much. of course, you can find tim's recipes an our facebook page, wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news
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now." tim, cheers. >> cheers. absolutely.
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♪ we're doing friday morning insomniac theater from here at the desk and not the big screen. >> if i would have known that, i wouldn't have brought my fancy shoes. no one can see it. >> check out two of our previews for this welcome at the box office. >> a dramatic comedy "this is where i leave you." a super ensemble cast playing family members who come together after their father passes away. jason bateman and tina fey are among the adult altman children forced to return to their childhood home to live together. mourning more than just their father's loss and waiting for them is their sharing -- and sharing their mother played by jane fonda. >> whoops. we've come apart there, mom.
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can you please close that robe? cover it. >> just breasts, judd. same ones you suckled at. >> those are not the same breasts you nursed us with. you got bionic breasts now. >> bionic breasts, okay. looking good, jane. this is where i leave you getting mixed reviews. lou lumnick says it doesn't quite live up to the stellar cast though there are still plenty of laughs. and comedy saves clunky introspection. >> a lot of good names in that one. a detective mystery. it's "a walk among the tombstones." neeson plays an ex-cop turned private eye. it's in a race to track down the bad guys. the line between right and wrong in this film is a little blurred. >> so what, you going to stab me now with that big knife? >> that's going to bother me,
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too, for a long time. >> i take that knife away and stick it in your neck. >> could you really do that? >> yeah, i really could, but i'd rather not. >> reviews a bit mixed. andrew barker of "variety" saying it's too formally well crafted to be dismissed but too straightforward and uncurious to be particularly exciting or insightful. scott mendleson of forbes, "i'd rather see neeson spend his time cranking out more like this instead of making taken 4, dawn of taken. >> i would go see "this is where i leave you." >> i like sushi and popcorn. >> i'd take you out for sushi dinner and then you take me -- >> i see how this is going. >> why do i have to spell everything out for you. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> follow us on facebook, wnnfans.com.
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this morning on "world news now" -- emergency landing. terrifying moments in the air. a loud boom, smoke filling the cabin of this jetblue plane forcing passengers to grab their oxygen masks. >> started to come throughout the cockpit through the plane. and it was chaos. >> the emotional moments and what went wrong. and epic flooding. the southwest getting pummeled by monster rains and dangerous flash floods. millions of americans getting drenched, cars being washed off the road with drivers trapped inside. as evacuation efforts continue for those trapped in hurricane odile's wake. >> it was total chaos. wasn't even fit for animals to be there. >> the new storm threatening landnd. and living the american dream. reese witherspoon taking an the role of a lifetime. she's celebrating some very
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brave children calling america their home. their inspiring message for all of us. it's friday, september 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning. i'm dan kloeffler. >> i'm reena ninan. so excited it's friday, dan. >> we hit it real hard this week on "world news now." we've got a lot of headlines this morning. the iphone 6 is out now. you can get it in stores if you've waited for 17 hours ahead of time. we have a great story of the first one that was sold. it's just like -- there's such a build-up and then it's like -- >> it's actually classic. i haven't seen the video yet. we'll see it together. >> i think apple will use this as a future commercial. >> we're going to begin with up in the air flying. a flight to nowhere really. passengers heard a loud boom and within seconds the cabin was filled with smoke so thick. one said you couldn't see the person next to you.
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>> those oxygen masks drop automatically when the cabin loses pressure. this time they had to be deployed manually. that seems to take forever. david kerley has the images from inside that cabin. >> reporter: frightening moments. smoke in the cabin. one passenger helps another put on an oxygen mask. a baby crying in the background. the jetblue a-320 in the air from long beach just a few minutes when smoke pours out of the right engine. but it's getting into the cabin, too. >> the engine blew. smoke started to come through the cockpit. and it was chaos. >> reporter: while this was going nonthe cabin, the pilot quickly turned around and 13 minutes after takeoff. >> 1416 is on the ground. 1416 will be evacuating. >> reporter: slides deploying and passengers started sliding out while pilots wondered if the engine was still a problem. >> smoke out of the right engine. >> 1416 appears no smoke out of the right engine. >> reporter: one passenger was
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transported to a hospital for observation. the only possible injury after these scary moments of breathesing oxygen, waiting to get back on the ground. >> the only thing i could really think about was my son. so i probably say it was the best feeling that i probably had in my life to date, yeah. definitely, it makes you think about life. >> reporter: a passenger tells us when they all got on to the republicanw runway, they all looked back at the aircraft and applauded the pilot and his landing. so far no sign of fire. david kerley, abc news, washington reagan airport. high drama at the phoenix airport where a manhunt halted flights and delayed anxious passengers for hours. it began with a shooting at a gas station. the goneman then led police an a high-speed chase to the airport where they lost him. a surveillance camera caught this image and the hunt began. passengers waited as the terminal was put on lockdown.
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police finally captured that suspect after a three-hour search. a shooting outside of gainesville florida has left eight members of a family dead including the goneman. don spirit called 911 threatening to harm himself and others. by the time police arrived, everyone was dead. >> first deputy on scene made contact with the subject who later committed suicide. deputies searched the residence which revealed multiple victims with apparent gunshot wounds inside the residence. >> spirit killed his adult daughter sarah and six of his grandchildren ranging in age from 3 months to 11 years old. they have no motive for the killings. in 2003, spirit was reportedly sentenced to three years in prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon after accidentally shooting and killing his 8-year-old son during a hunting trip. police in northern california have a suspect in custody accused of deliberately setting that monster wildfire east of sacramento. it's known as the king fire.
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it's ballooned 111 square miles burning an area the size of salt lake city. it's threatening more than 12 thos homes. the fire is only 5% contained. wayne huntsman is facing a charge of felony arson. bail set at $10 million. further to the south, hurricane ravaged baja california peninsula is bracing for another potential punch from mother nature. hurricane polo has weakened to a tropical storm over mexico's pacific coast headed in the general direction of los cabos hit hard last week. polo appears likely to remain offshore and will just brush past the area this weekend. millions of americans are getting pummeled by extreme weather in the southwest. torential rains and dangerous floods triggering dangerous rescues and millions of dollars. brandi hitt has the latest. >> reporter: the desert southwest under siege by heavy rain and floodwaters.
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the pounding rain hitting texas the hardest. dumping up to six inches in just hours. flooding streets in an instant and wash away cars with drivers trapped inside. in austin, a deputy on patrol was swept away into this river. she radioed for help but has not been found. rescue teams locating her car under water. she was not inside. >> we hold out a lot of hope that she's still clinging to a tree. the water was rushing really fast. >> reporter: and more rescues in houston. five cars smashing together an this highway. >> hit the tree. go airborne, land on top of the jaguar. >> they were forced to rip off the roof and pull one of the drivers to safety. the wicked weather is the remnant of hurricane odile. that first devastated cabo san lucas, mexico. travelers stranded there for days with little food and water are now happy to finally be home. >> it was total chaos.
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it wasn't even fit for animals to be there. >> southern arizona was hit with some flooding but as you can see, the water has already receded. they are keeping a close eye an the mountains for run-off with more rain in the forecast. brandi hitt, abc news, tucson. home depot is putting a number an its credit card breach and it's a big one. 56 million credit and debit card accounts were affected. it's far larger than the number of cards in the target breach last year. the hacking went an longer. home depot says no debit card pins were stolen nor were cards used at its website affect 37d. some apple stores and dealers are opening early today. the first day you can walk into a store and buy the new iphone 6. phones will also be delivered to some of the customers who preordered online a week ago, but not all. the 4 million preorders were far more than apple had on hand. many will have to wait until next month for delivery. apple stores are already
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open overseas, including here as you're seeing in perth, australia where the first guy in line opened his new iphone on live tv and dropped it. the smartphone was unscathed. >> these things are just magnets for the ground. my phone has probably hit a bar floor more times than snooki has. it's just going to happen. but look. unskait unscathed, though. that's a testament to the durability. >> you don't think -- >> that dude is probably like, oh, man. i want to be famous but not for this. >> i'm the most uncoolest dude now. >> got the first one. first one to bite the dust. all right. also this friday morning, the nation's retailers going an a hiring spree before the holiday shopping season. walmart adding about 60,000 workers and kohl's is planning to add nearly 70,000 temporary hours a. others also splurging, which means hiring levels could rival those of the late '90s. it's all due to a stronger economy and optimism about
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consumer spending. a corporate version of musical chairs going on. oracle's colorful co-founder larry ellison is stepping don at ceo. he's held that job more than 30 years. two people now will serve as co-ceos. ellison still will be a major force at the company taking over as executive chairman. running back jonathan dwyer's football season is over mean was released from jail yesterday morning. the cardinals put him an the reserve nonfootball injury list. that means he can't play again this season. they'll continue to pay his base salary. he's accused of assaulting his wife and their 1-year-old son. on the field, the atlanta falcons beat the tampa bay buccaneers, 56-14. the game wasn't even as close as that score indicates. atlanta scoring 35 points before tampa bay even managed the first down. the falcons were up by 56 before the bucs scored. atlanta kick returner devon hester broke the nfl record for return touchdowns. his 62-yard run was the 20th
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scoring return of his career. falcons quarterback matt ryan completed 21 of 24 passes for three touchdowns. yankees captain derek jeter's getting ready to hang up his pinstripes. first he's thanking his fans with a 90-second ad for gatorade. in a jete are gets out of his car a few blocks from yankee stayed item and ming els with his fans on the way. >> frank sinatra is singing "my way," a song that jeter chose. and now the end is near and so i face the final curtain. >> pretty good. >> i'm no jeter and no sinatra. it's making a lot of fans sad. jeter wanted the fans to know how much they meant to him. it's burning up the internet right now. it will make its tv debut an saturday. >> good luck to him. >> however you feel about the yankees or jeets te eit's a cla ad. >> he's the ultimate athlete. people love him.
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you don't hear any horrible scandals about jeter, do you? >> even if you do, the fan base is so strong that i think when you have that kind of a legacy, it can overshadow. best of luck and great commercial. coming up in "the mix," cracking down on b.o., body odor. a big american city demanding better personal hygiene. and that wasn't some personal insult to me, right? >> no. >> credit card skimmers swiping credit and debit card information in a flash. who is cracking don and where are you most at risk? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by airborne everyday. when you're awake and can't sleep an ounce,
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♪ an estimated $1 billion a year and 80% is from a scam called skimming. >> it's when a crook hides devices anywhere a debit or credit card is used. it essentially steals all your account information in a swipe. mara schiavocampo investigates. >> reporter: it's the latest in high-tech pick pocketing happening right rnd your nose.
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thieves stealing your credit or debit card information when you swipe an barely detectable devices. some tiny enough to fit right in the palm of your hand. called skimming, it's more common than ever. >> it used to be the skimming device was large. now it fits in your pocket. could be on your belt or alongside the cash register. >> richard norris said his stop for fast food led to a quick theft. >> i would have never pointed my finger at a drive-through because you're sitting right there. you're watching them use your credit card. >> reporter: take a look here. we can see the mcthief swiping a customer's credit card twice. once for an actual food order and then again on a skimmer, copying the card's info. >> they were able to catch the individual sliding the card and then grabbing the receipt and hand it to me all in one nice movement. you'd never know that he was doing anything wrong. >> reporter: it's not just
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restaurants. surveillance photos at a new jersey bank caught this man setting up a skimmer on one of their atms. n when authorities in arizona found a skimmer in a phoenix gas station pump -- >> checking for skimming devices. >> reporter: they decided to set up a little sting. removing the skimmer and replacing it with a hidden camera to catch the crooks frantically searching for their device. >> it's almost like a husband and wife team arguing about wherever their skimmer is because somebody got it. and that was us. we got it. >> reporter: what should you do to keep your information safe? officials say when buying gas, choose a pump near the attendant or pay inside. look closely when swiping your card for anything unusual and check your account frequently. >> take a few minutes to make sure what you believe is in front of you is actually an atm. pull on it, tug on it. look for things out of the norm.
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>> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> i've looked for those skimmers. i didn't realize they put them inside the thing. >> you have to be very careful. that's all kinds of ways it can get stolen. turning an epic true story into what could be hollywood's latest hit. >> reese witherspoon tells the story of the lost boys of sudan. and her co-stars lived through that real-life drama. it's a role she could not refuse. also, drama an the highway. reckless truckers putting you and your family at risk. that's our next half our on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues af
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♪ ♪ better watch out going for the knockout ♪ ♪ not going to give up ♪ until i get what's mine >> they stole that from your
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playlist. >> how did you know? >> music from "legally blond." >> it makes me run faster. i'm not ashamed. i'm not going to be ashamed about that. >> a show that put reese witherspoon an hollywood's radar. now she's starring in a film she could not pass up. >> it's called "the good lie" telling the story of the lost boys of sudan. amy robach talks to them and reveals this story. >> reporter: she was the breakout star in "legally blopd." and played the ruthless tracy flick in "election." >> you won't just be voting for me. you'll be voting for yourself. >> reporter: her latest campaign is taking reese witherspoon far from the glamour of hollywood. >> it's one of those things where i was like, i can't not do this movie. >> reporter: "the good lie" telling the story of the lost boys and girl of sudan, orphans who walked hundreds of miles to escape the civil war in 1983 before being brought to america. her co-stars lived that hardship in real life. >> this is the story of my home.
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this is the voice of those whose was not heard. >> reporter: reese plays a tough talking employment counselor. >> did your luggage come down the chute? >> one of the finishnier moments was when they tell you your nickname. >> they all think that's very funny. >> yardy. >> it means great white cow. >> it's better than a lot of things i've been called. >> reporter: it's not just where they started but how far so many of them have come. this man, a veteran who fought in iraq. this entrep noor built a clinic in south sudan. a minister who has testified before congress. >> and this is truly at the end an american story and an american dream where you can reinvent yourself. >> absolutely. >> with the help of people such as her. >> amy robach, abc news, washington. >> she's really involved in a lot of women's and children's advocacy. october 3rd is when it opens up.
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"the mix" and the polka justice ahead. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home.
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my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime, in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim! call the number on your screen for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection risk free and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme. call the number on your screen now.
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so now it's time for "the mix." i am not going near dan. i'm sorry. >> what? what? >> dan, you just smell bad. >> what? >> you have a bad b.o. i don't know how else to tell you this. >> reena. >> but in washington, you've just committed a crime. it's illegal now. you could -- it's just horrible situation with b.o. there. city hall, library, if you smell bad, it's a crime there. >> i thought we were friends. >> we are. somebody has to break it to you. >> can we get the hair spray maybe? >> hair spray, mint, anything. >> mints? >> i'll take anything. >> it's fine, reena. i think the people out in washington know -- is that where this is happening? >> i guess i won't be visiting
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you, washington, any time soon. i'll be hitting the shower. in chicago, they are getting to school an time thanks to a very cool -- stay back there the rest of the show. >> i just may. >> a very cool principal there did this. he's tired of kids showing up at 7:45. classes show at 7:30. he put together this very cool stunt double. bmx, ripping it up for the kids. there's a message. school is cool and i know how to do that. >> from the beer garden in east village, here are the ya, ya, yas. ♪ ♪ ♪
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this morning on "world news now" -- a kingdom still united. breaking news as scotland says no to independence from britain. we're live with the results just coming in. taking action. the u.s. moving ahead with its plan to take down isis. congress giving final approval to arm and train rebels in syria as the battle moves to a global scale. manhunt grows. the search for the fugitive sniper in pennsylvania intensifies as he becomes one of the ten most wanted. and who is suing cher? the pop icon hit with a lawsuit in the middle of a successful tour. details in "the skinny" on this friday, september 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> the end of a week. good morning. i'm dan kloeffler. >> i'm reena ninan.
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i'm really fascinated by the voting in scotland. could have affected so many things here in america, including the financial markets. >> financial markets, the security of the country. obviously, a lot of issues at stake in this election. >> we'll kick it off there. the election results just in from scotland. and it still remains the united kingdom. >> scottish voters rejecting independence from britain. abc's hamish macdonald joining live now from london with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, indeed it is still great britain. a lot of people breathing a sigh of relief as these results came in. the margin of victory for the no campaign is probably wider than what most expected. it's wider than all of the polls predicted. 55% of people voted in favor of aying inside the union. that means 45% voted against it. still a significant number of people that voted for
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independence, well over 1.5 million. city of glasgow voted for independence. the scottish nationalist leader has just accepted defeat, though he did indicate this campaign in some sense will go on. there's many that believe that even though this campaign for independence failed, they might make another attempt down the track. but, either way, the united kingdom will change significantly because during the campaign, many promises were made to the scottish people that they would have greater autonomy if they voted to stay inside the union. and alex salnd and all those who voted yes to independence will want to see those promises kept. >> so fascinating. there was another vote also in scotland about a golf course that's now allowing women in. i was talking about golf courses in scotland so i'm really excited about that vote, too. but lots of breaking news out in scotland. abc's hamish macdonald reporting. thank you so much. well, here at home, congress
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has taken a big step forward in the fight against isis. >> both the senate and house have passed a law that would allow the u.s. to take on isis terrorists in syria. but even as the votes were being counted there was fresh evidence that the battlefield is global. abc's karen travers has more. >> reporter: the senate approved president obama's plan to train and equipment moderate syrian rebels to fight isis. >> the strong bipartisan support in congress for this new training effort shows the world that americans are united in confronting the threat from isil which has slaughtered so many innocent civilians. >> reporter: but there's deep skepticism about how this will work. >> our ambassador to iraq and syria says we don't have a clue who the moderates are and who the jihadists are, and even if they tell you they are the moderates, we love thomas jefferson. give us a shoulder fired missile. >> reporter: the extremist group released a new video showing a british citizen who was kidnapped two years ago in syria. unlike previous beheading
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videos, this one shows journalist john cantlie alive seated alone at a desk in a dark room. as world leaders work to build a united effort against isis the largest counterterrorism raid ever in australia. massive sweeps through the suburbs of sydney. 800 police officers. at least 15 people detained. authorities intercepted phone calls indicating that isis supporters in australia were going to carry out public beheadings of random people on the street. >> this is not just suspicion. this is intent. >> reporter: yesterday france said it would help with u.s. air strikes against isis targets in iraq. the white house said this was a significant contribution to a growing international coalition. dan, reena. on another battle front, the president of ukraine is going home with new commitments of help from america for its struggle with russia. president petro poroshenko addressed a joint session of congress and stopped by the white house during his visit to washington.
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president obama pledged $46 million in new aid for the military but not the heavy military equipment that poroshenko requested. still, he said he was satisfied that ukraine got everything that was possible. police outside of gainesville, florida, are trying to figure out what drove a 51-year-old man to commit suicide and then kill seven members of his family. don spirit called 911, threatened to harm himself and his family members. by the time police got to his home, everyone was dead. >> first deputy on scene made contact with the subject who later committed suicide. deputies searched the residence which revealed multiple victims with apparent gunshot wounds inside the residence. >> he killed his adult daughter sarah and six grandchildren ranging from 3 months to 11 years old. in 2003, spirit was reportedly sentenced to three years in prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon after accidentally shooting and killing his 8-year-old son
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during a hunting trip. university of virginia students are standing together as they hope for the return of hannah graham. thursday night they gathered at a candlelight vigil with a bringing hannah home sign. they are scouring surveillance video for clues on the missing college freshman. one video shortly before her disappearance a man in white shorts can be seen following her. he saw her with another man who is not seen in any of the surveillance video. an intensive manhunt is still under way in pennsylvania for a fugitive sniper who killed one state trooper and injured another. the suspect eric matthew frein is on the fbi's top most wanted list. there's a $100,000 reward for his capture. state and federal authorities are combing northeastern pennsylvania in the hunt for frein. the community is on lockdown with residents barred from their homes and schools closed. a flight from california to texas made a quick u-turn after smoke started filling the cabin.
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flight attendants had to manually deploy the oxygen masks. pilots made an emergency landing back in long beach. passengers slid down those slides. the right engine appeared to be the problem for that smoke. at the orlando airport, police there say they arrested a man who was trying to stowaway in a wheel well of another jetblue plane. workers found the man who wasn't wearing a shirt, didn't have any shoes on, covered in grease. police determined he posed no threat to airport security but he is in jail this morning charged with trespassing and loitering. a sad homecoming for an ohio woman who survived a hurricane in mexico but lost her husband on the evacuation flight. robert muell gan went into cardiac arrest an the plane and couldn't be revived. his wife marie mulligan said there were not enough people to help stranded tourists. mulligan's daughter who lives in chicago met her mom at o'hare airport. the remnants of hurricane odile are ravaging the american
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southwes torrtial rains are hitting texas the hardest dumping a half a foot over a period of just hours. with drivers trapped inside triggering very dramatic rescues. rescuers even had to rip the roof off of one vehicle to pull the driver to safety, and more rain is in the forecast. farther north it's the lack of water that is driving some monster wildfires in california. police have a suspect in custody accused of setting one of those fires. 37-year-old wayne huntsman is facing a charge of felony arson. bail set at $10 million. the king fire east of sacramento has now ballooned to 111 square miles threatening more than 12,000 homes. the fire, though, is only 5% contained. now here's a look at today's weather. remnants of hurricane odile causing major flooding across the southwest with another two to three inches of rain possible in some areas. scattered showers from georgia into florida. across the upper midwest and the great lakes. >> temperatures are cooling across the nation. 50s and 60s in the northeast.
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70s and 80s across the midwest. and 90s in the south. here's a math quiz for you. >> okay. >> take out the calculator. >> thank you. it's a little early for math. >> on a $14 restaurant tab, how much should the tip be? >> oh, okay. like about $2 and change, something like that, right? is that -- i mean, being generous, right? $1.43, something like that. >> i would have given $3. >> wow. i look like a cheapskate. i don't make your kind of money. >> right. a north carolina waitress did better than that. a patron left a $1,000 tip. that's 7,100%, dan. >> so this waitress had been having a bit of a bad day but obviously that, you know, turned things around. the cafe waited a few days before cashing it just to make sure. is it cool if we charge you this? he said just wanted to pass on some good karma.
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wow. rightfully earned and deserved. >> do you know what a great woman this is? she shared $1,000 with her co-workers. isn't that great? giving charity to someone who just -- >> paying it forward. >> i love that. >> very nice story. >> favorite part of that story. coming up in "the skinny," the role matthew mcconaughey is refusing to do again and why. first, an abc news investigation. truckers busted for speeding accused of putting other drivers at risk. the new demands for safety from tired long-haul drivers. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by vick's qlearquil energy. clearquil energy. ank. for people who don't have allergies every day,
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it is a frequent sight on the highway. big rigs breaking the speed limit, zooming past other vehicles in a hurry. >> not only some truckers speeding but some are exhausted behind the wheel. abc's matt gutman joins police in the sky for an eye-opening investigation. >> reporter: we're with the ohio state police in the sky -- >> real dark blue. following too close. >> reporter: -- and on the blacktop in hot pursuit of reckless truckers. >> we are flying right now trying to catch up. >> the trucker pulls over. >> clocked you going 77 miles an hour and tailgating behind a car. you think it's hazardous?
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>> yes. >> reporter: in 2012 alone, there were over 300,000 large truck crashes in the u.s. with over 4,000 fatalities. the industry points out truckers are usually not at fault in those accidents, but police do warn of a particular danger. tired truckers. >> we've got a bit of a problem. >> reporter: just listen to what happened to this trucker on a frigid february night. >> i'm starting to fall asleep going down the road here. >> here's the deal. get some coffee and -- because we don't have a choice on this. >> yep, that dispatcher is ordering the trucker who says he's too tired to drive to get back on the road. >> you wonder where your paycheck went this week? it came down to where it went tonight. are we clear on that? >> reporter: the company refuses to talk to us, but we got a very clear response from the head of the trucking lobby. >> the driver was obviously doing the right thing, and the dispatcher was obviously doing
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the wrong thing. there's just too much at stake. >> reporter: atella later quit. his record and his conscience intact. matt gutman, abc news, miami. you can see our full investigation called "road to ruin" tonight on "20/20." >> they've now shortened the hours that truckers can be on the road. 11 hours max. after eight hours, they have to take a half hour break, and they've shortened their week from 82 to 70 hours. >> regulations in place to hopefully cut down on those number of accidents. coming up, serious allegations for superstar cher. why she may be headed from the concert stage to court. and ben affleck reveals a real-life secret that got him in trouble at the casino. that's coming up next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ time for "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, cher being sued by three of her backup dancers. >> the dancers, all black women, are seeking $10 million in damages claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current "dressed to kill" tour claiming the star said there was "too much color on stage." >> the dancers' attorney said they've been with cher for more than a decade. cher's publicist calls it
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ridiculous and that the dancers were cut to save money. okay. interesting. i'm not going to delve into that one. >> no, it's probably safest to let that be handled by the court. if you've been on the edge of your seat waiting to see matthew mcconaughey's buff body in the "magic mike" sequel you're in for a disappointment. >> he starred as a strip club owner named dallas in "magic mike." it's based on channing tatum's real-life experiences as an exotic dancer. tatum promising the entire cast of "magic mike" would return. mcconaughey says, it's just not going to happen. clearly he doesn't have a problem kind of parading around with little, but he says he's just too busy. >> okay. the pumped up joe manganiello in the sequel called "magic mike xxl." he's sophia vergara's boyfriend. he's been working out quite
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extensively for the role and they say his body is so ripped, it almost looks fake. >> it says it almost looks dan. you didn't read that correctly. >> andie mcdowell will be joining the cast. the sequel will follow the strippers to a convention. >> dan will keep his shirt on for the remainder of this broadcast. i assure you. >> never know. could get crazy on this friday. ben affleck coming clean about his gambling habits. he says in "details" magazine it's true he counts cards at blackjack because he tried to get good at it and that's how you do it. >> casinos don't like it when you win. counting cards is against the rules, even though it's not illegal. and that says more about the casinos than about anybody who plays cards there. >> he's adding he's never been kicked out of a casino. just told he couldn't play blackjack. so the slots are still open. his new movie opening next month. if he's hard up for cash, can't be counting cards. maybe he'll get some from that. >> maybe he should do "magic
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mike." >> another way to turn some cash on the side. coming up, replacing a legend on "saturday night live." >> lorne michaels has named former long time cast member darrell hammond as the new announcer replacing don pardo. >> hammond served longer than any other performer on "snl." . he also used to sub for pardo when he was sick, even impersonating that famous voice. don pardo died last month at the age of 96. big voice that will be lost forever. time for some celebrity birthdays this friday. >> let's take a look at who is celebrating their big day. holy birthday, batman. adam west is turning 86. >> former "good morning america" host joan lunden is turning 64 today. >> nashville's trisha yearwood is 50. >> and jimmy fallon turning the big 4-0. a big happy birthday to all you folks. coming up --
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♪ ♪ wake me up when september ends ♪ this past week in mid-september, it was certainly full of major headlines from a growing nfl scandal to new terrorism fears to mother nature's extremes. >> and unforgettable performance at the miss america pageant. it's all in our "friday rewind." >> david has been murdered in the most callous and brutal way imaginable by an organization which is the embodiment of evil. >> i want to be clear. the american forces that have been deployed to iraq do not and will not have a combat mission.
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they will support iraqi forces on the ground as they fight for their own country. >> isis creates a totally new area of threat for us. they are also in a position to inspire. the increasing sophistication of their media outreach through the internet, through all of the social media. >> a grand jury having indicted this tape looked at the injuries inflicted upon this child and determined that discipline was not reasonable. >> what the nfl should do to make this right is immediately ban anyone involved with domestic violence. >> the storms were intense outside. you could hear the wind roaring. hear stuff knocking into the doors. >> in the event you are listening to this broadcast while cowering in some cool, damp hiding place, i want you to know one thing. eric, we are coming for you. >> it is true. i am thinking about it. but for today, that is not why i'm here.
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i'm here for the steak. >> i was asked by the press why am i going out with nuns on the bus? i said because they're nuns. it's a simple proposition. you're looking at a kid who had 12 years of catholic education. ♪ rap along if you feel that's what you want to do ♪ >> the performance that we will not stop talking about. today is a big day. it's national butterscotch pudding day. if you are hankering for something to whip up in the kitchen, there you go. >> also, 97 shopping days until christmas. really. counting. >> just a panic reminder everyone wants to hear, right? 3 1/2 months to go. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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. making news in america this morning, break overnight. the results for the historic vote are in to determine if scotland will remain part of the united kingdom. live with the details. and pan out of control blaze now a criminal investigation. police have a man in custody, accused of setting one of the massive wildfires burning right now. frightening flight, a passenger plane fills with smoke. what went wrong, plus new reaction from people on board. and smartphone frenzy. the iphone 6 hits store shelves. the long lines, and the embarrassing moment for the first person in the world to get his hands on one.

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