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shooting. some of the calls to the emergency operators were made by people who had been to the club earlier in the evening. >> i got home from the club. my friend told me he got shot three times. he's in the bathroom. >> calls made to the police department that night by the people in the club or by the shooter were not released. those are still tied up in a lawsuit. and a man has been charged for shooting his former boss outside a deli in new york. two men were wounded during the shooting including the dean of the medical school at mt. sigh any hospital. revenge may be behind the shooting. the suspect was involved in a legal dispute with the hospital. here in new york multiple people sent to the hospital after a hudson river ferry collided with kayaks. nine people in the kayaks and another in the water at the
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time. some of the kayaks turned over. the kayakers had to be pulled from the water by police rescue boats. >> everyone is safe and going to the hospital. >> most of the injuries were minor. an instructor for the kayak company lost part of his arm. to the u.s. open. serena williams' march toward history is underway. she shook off shoulder concerns to win in a little more than an hour. she's hoping to win her seventh u.s. open title. that would be a record. if she gets it the title would be her 23rd in a major. that would set a new record for the open era. and tim tebow had mixed reviews as a pro football player, and they're just about the same as he tries to make it as a pro baseball player. he held a private workout tuesday in los angeles. scouts said he showed more power than expected but they were hoping to see a bet
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against live pitchers. he last played baseball when he was 17, but clearly he didn't miss chest day or guns day. >> no. >> or arms day. >> plenty of bumping iron there. >> yeah. a lot of commitment on his part to work out. a lot of commitment on the part of our local television reporter jeff of our station in houston who got a little too far into the action or maybe furtherer than he spended while covering a water main break. >> the water shot into the air and threatened to wash him away. hold on, jeff. >> reporter: how's it going? i don't know if you can see me or not. you can tell the hole is still going. we've been out here for about an hour and a half. thousands of gallons continue to flood down the street. as you get out of the water spray, it's not so bad. >> the gushing water cut off his communications with the control room and the anchors back in the
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nice, dry climate control studio. and the phone on which he'd written his notes stopped working as well. but way to do it. nice commitment to the job. >> we appreciate you, jeff. >> bravo. good live shot. >> did you ever have any lye shots like that that just went -- i don't know if wrong is the right term because that was a great live shot. >> i had one where we had tents out there during live shots and it collapsed as soon as we said hello, and i'm like hi, ouch. camera went over. >> i had a court case once where they were making closing statements as we went on. it was seconds. we ran out. as i turned my phone onto look at my notes it died because it was cold. we did it cold. >> do it live. >> luckily i was paying attack in the courtroom. >> coming up, the air scare on the ground triggered by military
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jets in a low level fly by. we'll tell you where it happened and why there's an investigation. >> and the growing phenomenon of the pop up picnic. how do they work and how do you score an invite? >> first, here's a look at today's high temperatures. if ynow's the time to get your ducks in a row. to learn about medicare, and the options you have. you see, medicare doesn't cover everything - only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so if 65 is around the corner, think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs.
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trying to and a cabin door at 34,000 feet. >> reporter: this passenger was shown the door in handcuffs in minneapolis after he reportedly tried to open the door at 34,000 feet, yelling he had to get off the jet. it was less than midway through the flight to seattle that the crew decided to make the diversion. >> we're dropping off a passenger early. having a difficult time working and playing well with others. >> reporter: the woman sitting next to the man saw him taking a pill. >> just said i need to cancel my flight and go check on something. >> reporter: hours later a southwest jet ready to get from albuquerque to denver is unloaded and sent to a remote area for a search for a suspicious item. nothing was found. this as we've seen airport terminals empty with false reports of active shooters. the most recent in l.a.
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tension among fliers. that anxiety is not keeping passengers grounded. more than 15.5 million expected to fly over labor day weekend. that's an increase over last year. triple a is taking a pass on clocking how many people they estimate will travel. they say labor day is the least traveled. >> considering compared to previous labor days the last few days, airfare prices are down. a lot of that has to do with fuel cost. a good time to buy. >> coming up, we've heard of flash mobs, but how about this? >> they call them pop up picnics. they're taking the world by storm. what are they and how do you get invited? next on "world news now." look at that.
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♪ ♪ >> i thought it was the butterfly fly away part. i have a whole dance to this song. it's hand up, playing my song. >> scary. >> there is a new kind of party sweeping the usa. it
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with a multicourse gourmet meal. you can only wear white. >> and you never know where it will be until the day before it happened. the latest popup picnic at the nation's capital. >> reporter: a party of white. a dinner party destination unknown. >> southwest d.c. >> reporter: i happens every year, thousands of strangers coming together for a night of dinner and dancing. the sophistication and elegance of french high society. a popup picnic many in 70 cities frchlt from paris to hong kong and the u.s. capital. first there's the anticipation. dave burn has been hosting a table at the event since it began. he's the only one in the gup
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that knows where they're going. you're welcome to guess. >> reporter: the organizers didn't share the location with dave until the day before, and then the day of he tells the table leaders. >> i am super excited to tell you that for the first time ever we have gotten permission to do dinner in blank on the national mall. >> reporter: the group discovering in the shadow of the lincoln memorial. >> i love it. >> reporter: dinner starting with the wave. >> the whole thing planned out. how long did it take you to put together? >> reporter: every year i send an e-mail to my friends like who wants to come. >> reporter: he began the event in the 80s asking friend to dress in white. for the event that's gone global, keeping it a secret is the hard part. all these people didn't know where the event was until hours before it started. how do you keep that a secret? >> honestly, sometimes i forget where it is. we talk
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the location. we never say it. >> reporter: when dinner end, sparklers light, and it's time to dance. there are rules for attending. you have to be invited. they only serve wine and you have to wear white. participation is required. with all the rules comes critics. calming it exclusive and pretension. rules and critics aside, it's clear tonight is going to be a good night. >> the biggest thing is it brings people together and people you would never meet otherwise. >> reporter: after the last bottle is drank and dancing is done as quickly as it appeared, gone until next year. in case that sounds like a lot of rules. guests also have to bring their own tables, whiete linens and white chairs, table wear and a
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♪ >> flip diving looks interesting. we'll try it. you may recall us telling you the story of an impressive seven-year-old girl from atlanta. >> after she stumbled on lost treasure, she returned it to the owner. she anticipated the moment that would follow. >> what do the athletes win when they win the games? >> reporter: this man won the same gold medal twice. the first time in barcelona 199
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he and his family mate are the only americans to win the event in ka knee slaul m. this year someone stole it from him. a seven-year-old found it when she was walking with her dad in the park. to thank her, he visited her class. >> these olympic gold medals are not won every four years. you win them every day of your life. >> reporter: he told her classmates they don't have to look far to see the olympics spirit. >> we have incredible role models to look at inside of an elementary school. >> reporter: an olympian and his champion. david wright, abc news. >> beautiful smile there. and her dad told her not to pick up anything that she would find on the ground, and she did that day and the lucky break. >> he said he doesn't thi
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enough credit for the decisions they make. hats off to chloe. another group of young athletes is showing the world what good sportsmanship is about. >> barcelona's under 2 12 team won an international game with a score of 1-0. it's what the players did post game that's making them true winners. >> as soon as the kids celebrated they realized their opponents were crushed. many of them even crying. >> the barcelona players led by their captain lined up giving them hugs and words of encouragement. that is what it's all about. sportsmanship. >> i like that. t okay. good game. it okay. good game. ' okay. good game. s okay. good game.
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this morning on "world news now" the tropical storms threatening millions. >> two systems in florida are set to bring heavy wind, rains and flash floods with rip currents along the east coast. t and there are new troubles for a star chris brown. arrested on numerous charges after an hour's long stand off with the police. the details including the call for help from inside the home. a ferry crashes into kayakers. police pull them to safety and the serious injury one of them is facing. later, we're moving on up. that's a bad george jefferson walk. we're getting a taste of the good life in one of the most expensive condos in the country

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