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good morning, i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headline the we're following on "world news now." the remnants of hurricane nate are moving on after leaving flooding and destruction across the gulf coast. a rare sign across the las vegas strip. iconic lights dim in honor of the shooting victims there. the shooter's brother is now in nevada speaking with investigators. he's apparently trying to get them to understand his brother's mind-set. and days after announcing a leave of absence, harvey weinstein has been fired from his own company. this follows the revelation of
allegations from assistants to a-list actresses. and today is the first day of columbus day celebrations. many cities not celebrating the holiday. those are some of our top stories on this monday, october 9th. from abc news, this is "world news now." a fogood morning to you all. we begin this half hour with the latest severe weather system affecting the u.s. >> nate made landfall not once but twice in louisiana and then mississippi. there was flooding and damage to bridges and roads. you can see some of the scenes there of the flooding there in what appears to be a parking lot. now thousands of customers are still without power this morning. we get more now from abc's steve
osunsami. >> reporter: 10:00 p.m. local time, the winds picked up after hours of wondering where the storm was, hurricane nate arrived on the gulf coast with 30-foot waves and winds near 85 miles per hour. by midnight, new orleans knew it was safe, and they were lifting their curfew. but in biloxi, this was an emergency. the eye wall is right here. we're about to enter the center of the storm. 12:30 a.m., it's high tide. and now we're seeing the storm surge from the forecast. the parking decks of the casinos, the beau revauj, cars were bouncing around in seawater. >> it has engulfed the first floor here. >> reporter: there were 300 guests at the golden nugget. the casino is open. >> we have remediation in place. those folks will have that sheetrock continued to soon and we'll get the escalators back up and running. >> reporter: now a
seeing the storm surge too. earlier, a large waterspout was spotted in orange beach. firefighter also to rescue a family of four from a home taking on water. victor oquendo was in birmingham. >> reporter: on the other side, flags blowing around in the wind. >> reporter: nate isn't done yet, sending this funnel cloud to the cleveland county fair in north carolina. the recent string of storms has been tough on fema. >> we're still working harvey, irma and the issues in puerto rico and the virgin islands and now this one. >> reporter: the cleanup is on. when the gaming commission here decided to close the casinos, it certainly didn't seem like the right decision at the time, but it certainly was. those casinos will be opening up over the next couple days as the cleanup continues. steve osunsami, abc news, gulf port,
>> and that weather system is now moving through the appalachians on the way to the northeast. >> let's get the latest from paul williams who's tracking the system for us. >> good morning, diane, kendis. rainstorm nate, that's what we're calling him now, rainstorm nate brings thunderstorms throughout upstate new york, all the way toward maine. isolated flooding is going to be a problem monday into monday night. drenching showers into new york and pennsylvania with slippery roads, because travel's going to be a monster with areas of flooding and significant travel delays. diane, kendis? >> and while utility crews are making good progress restoring power in mississippi, efforts are not going to well in puerto rico. >> only about 11% of the island's customers have electricity. after puerto rico was hit by back to back hurricanes, more than 85% of the power grid was destroyed during the storms but it
then. adding to the problem, the power company there is bankrupt. and president trump has yet to clarify a vague tweet stating only one thing will work with north korea. but mick mull vavaney is sayingt military options are clearly on the table. it's a point of tension between the president and rex tillerson. the president acknowledged that they disagree on a couple things and says he wants tillerson to be tougher but insists they have a good relationship. and kim jong un has promoted his youngest sister. she was already a senior party official but will have more power as part of the top decision-making body. president trump is hinging a deal on daca on a list of demands. he sent congress a list which
card system. it's not clear what would happen to the d.r.e.a.m.ers who were brought to the u.s. illegally as children if no deal is reached. democrats say the proposal fails to represent any attempt at compromise. vice president mike pence has reignited the feud with the nfl after walking out of a game in front of kneeling players. >> a republican fires back overnight. >> reporter: the political battleground playing out on twitter sunday. president trump taking aim at senator bob corker, after the tennessee republican announced last month he will not run for reelection. trump wrote, senator corker begged me to endorse him for reelection. i said no, and he dropped out. koerk fired back, dwighting it's a shame that the white house has become an adult day care center. someone obviously missed their shift this morning. it wasn't always this way. backn
president described corker. >> a great friend of mine, senator bob corker. >> reporter: but things changed. and he had this to say. >> he's not been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful. >> reporter: corker's office says trump actually called the senator last week asking him to reconsider the decision and reaffirming he would endorse him, meanwhile, vice president mike pence is taking up the fight with the nfl, leaving the colts game in indianapolis early because players kneeled during the national anthem. pence tweeted, president trump and i will not dignify any action that disrespects our soldiers or national anthem. president trump reacted, saying i asked
if any players kneeled. i am proud of him and second lady karen. senator brian schatz of hawaii tweeted wait, this was organized? that is not an expensive thing to do. >> he had an interview with jonathan martin of the "new york times" where he just went all out. he said the president has been reckless with his threats and putting us on the path to world war iii. he says anyone who is concerned about the future of our nation should be concerned about this president. >> he says the president is treating the white house like a reality show and treating the presidency like an episode of "the apprentice." >> to which all of us are waiting at 6:00 a.m. to see the tweets that are coming in because you know the president will respond. meanwhile, here in new york, three
prison for an alleged terror plot. they wanted to create the next 9/11. they coordinated bombings and shootings in the subways. the men were arrested last year but the justice department unsealed the details on friday. and a man arrested with an automatic rifle says it's a misunderstanding. he was among three men in a car stopped for speeding on saturday. police say samora told police he had a handgun. he th they found a pressure cooker in his trunk as well. he said he was meeting his brother to go to a gun range. >> that led to increased security at the chicago marathon. >> more than 40,000 runners hit the streets. 2 million spectators lined the route and they saw something we haven't seen in 15 years. >> olympian
women's crown. >> yay america. and a bride and groom did not let hurricane nate delay their wedding, no, sir. >> they braved the wind and rain in new orleans on saturday, exchanging their wedding vows in an open air venue. >> that's commitment. not only is the wedding still on, but they're doing it outdoors. they did move their reception up a day early to friday night. they seem to have been in good spirits about the whole thing. >> they did the party first, and then got out there in the wiped, t -- wind, the rain. >> that's the way to do it. >> then nobody's going to make the ceremony. >> we didn't see the other side. the wild police chase that ended in a hail of bullets. plus, the big donation that princes william and harry just made. but first, here's a look at today's high temperatures.
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this morning on "world news now," flag football. >> vice president pence walks out of a nfl game in protest after some players kneeled during the national anthem, and it was all at the direction of president trump. exactly one week since the las vegas shooting massacre. the city marking the moment with a special tribute overnight. and new details about the shooter's final days. his mental state of mind. then the remnants of hurricane nate are making their way to the northeast, wreaking havoc along the path and delivering fir delivering fierce winds and dangerous flooding. i think i just felt a chill in the air. do you see it? a spook eye child-like ghost, or is it just
we're ghost hunting in the studio on this monday, october 9th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we were just told in our ear be careful around -- i always knew they were here. but i have no idea. >> i've been nice, so, i fieel okay. how about you? >> i'm screwed. >> we're keepin' it real on this monday. we're going to start this half hour, with vice president mike pence who says he was keeping it real when he walked out. but was it a protest or public relations move. >> the vice president left the colts/49ers game early. now some are calling it a publicity stunt. abc's ron claiborne has the
latest. >> reporter: the vice president reigniting the fury over the flag, flying to indianapolis from las vegas. mike pence stood with hand over heart as the national anthem was played before colts/san francisco 49ers game. on the field, several 49ers players took a knee, and with that, vice president pence abruptly left, tweeting i left colts game because potus and i will not dignify any kneeling. a number of players have picked it up. president trump tweeting, i asked vp pence to leave stadium if any players kneeled, disrespecting our country. it was trump who fanned the flames at a rally in alabama last month
flag they say get that son of a [ bleep ] off the field. >> reporter: a report that kaepernick said i would stand during the national anthem if he were picked up by any nfl team. not true, says kaepernick. a lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has time to get its pants on, quoting winston churchill. and a question about vice president's travel from las vegas to indianapolis at government expense, asking how much in tax ppayer money was wasted on this stunt. >> speaking of that whole question of the possibility of it being a stunt, the vice president tweeted a photo of him and the second lady at the colts game saying that he was looking forward to watching the colts win, indicating that he was, the photo was from yesterday's game. actually it was a previous p
also sent out. >> a little tbt action. >> he didn't clarify that that was the case. >> a late tbt. in the meantime, the president has yet to clarify what he meant by only one thing will work with north korea. a top aide says there's no misunderstanding about the president's words. >> the president made the statement in a tweet over the weekend. mick mulvaney says the president is clearly saying that military options are absolutely on the table. and there's new tension between the u.s. and turkey. now turkey is a key nato ally, but both governments announced over the weekend that they are canceling most visitor visas between the countries. the new rift started with a turkish wo turkish worker in istanbul. what's left of hurricane nate is now on the move, creating a wet and windy day for millions of people. the storm weakened rapidly after making landfall twice over the weekend. once in louisiana, the
it brought mostly flooding and power outages, close being hotels and casinos. this northern mississippi family actually managed to get there anyway. nothing was going to stop their vacation. >> what we're going to do is go put us on some sandals, i guess wade through the water into the lobby. i suppose, we've been saving egg money for about a year to come down hire. but we got to get in here some how or another. >> most hotels and restaurants have reopened. there were no reports of deaths or injuries, unlike katrina. >> can't stop that vacation. >> nope, not at all. and the remnants of nate are hidi heading northeast. >> as we take a look at what we're expecting to all the way to thursday, we're looking for
heavy to extreme rainfall from the carolinas to the deep south. rainstorm nate will bring scattered showers through throughout the mid atlantic, the entire northeast. now it's going to bring much-needed rain, watch out for isolated pockets of flooding. traffic is going to be a monster throughout mid atlantic. >> and it's going to be a rough commute for many. and puerto rico's mayor is livid with fema. carmen yulin cruz tweeted the city received no fema support after generators failed at hospital. fema says that they are making progress every day. 93% of puerto rico remains without power. overnight, las vegas marked exactly one week since the horrific shooting rampage. the bright lights and the city's famed welcome s
casino marquees went dark in honor of the 58 people killed. meanwhile, the fbi has returned to the gunman's home and revealing disturbing details about his mental state. >> reporter: the fbi back at the the mesquite home of stieffeven paddock. investigators increasingly believe he had severe psychiatric illness, likely undying noised, describing him as standoffish. new information about that note. it contained handwritten numbers for wind, trajectory and distance to maximize his shots and kills. one of the first responders telling 60 minutes about the note. >> the el vagts he was on, the drop of what his bullet was going to be for the crowd. so he had that written down and fi
where to shoot to hit his targets from there. >> reporter: authorities are interviewing people like this car dealer who says he came face-to-face with paddock two months ago. >> he said he was terribly depressed and his life was miserable. >> reporter: his final days included hours of gambling and hiring a prostitute. they're also focussing on september and october of 2016. where he started to build his arsenal. >> he didn't talk to anybody. >> we hurt for you, and we hurt with you. >> reporter: jason aldean, the country music star on stage during the deadly assault honored the victims and survivors on snl. the new source has to do with new information mayrilou danley gave to the fbi. kenneth moten, abc news, las vegas. to charlottesville, virginia wh
white nationalist groups from returning. a third rally was held, but unlike the deadly protests in august, there were only a few dozen protesters this time. it was brief. ten minutes. the city is forming a task force to prevent future rallies legally and allow the quiet removal of a confederate statue. a transgender teen who says he was kicked out of his christian school has been named homecoming king at his new school. >> i was told in august that he was no longer welcome at the school that he attended for more than a decade. >> reporter: but despite starting his senior year last month at noble public high school he won the hearts of his classmates because they voted him homecoming king. he said it was the most sur veal thing that has ever happened to him.
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>> their game with the cleveland indians remained scoreless until greg bird hit a solo home run in the seventh. that was the only scoring in the game as new york's tanaka held them scoreless for seven innings. and rookie aaron judge, he's not only good at the bat but at the glove as well. outstanding defensive play there. >> look at that smile afterwards. >> so his leaping catch robbed lindor. game four tonight. >> go yankees! >> let's go indians. and next to nba basketball with the defending champs, the golden state warriors visiting china, with kevin durant getting fans pumped up. >> that's how he used to warm up
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and yeah. so people are getting freaked out by it. others are saying no big deal. but here's the thing. ben hanson, former fbi agent and host of "fact or faked", parsay there is no evidence of trickery. >> nothing to see here. >> no ghosts in this place. something that's creepy. ere's a new tea that's popular in china. take a look. it is the cheese tea. it is -- >> ooh. >> a drinking craze. it is what you think it is. >> tea? >> apparently, it tastes great. so the taiwanese actually drinking sensation that will put a smile on your face by the way. and a big white across t
of your -- you have tea and it's the foaming that you would have -- >> ew! >> it's also called fermented curd. >> that sounds even worse! i love cheese, but cheese and tea? no thank you. would you rather drink a cheese tea or eat a habanero pepper? >> ah, ah, ooh, the tea. >> i'll tell you what ron claiborne opted for. >> former "world news now" anchor. soon to be back, maybe. check it out. so ron gives it a try. takes a nice, big bite. >> easy enough. >> seems like everything's fine. we're thinking, wow. he has a really high tolerance. and then -- >> see, ron was due back today, and then that happened. >> are you going back for more? he goes back for another bite. >> he's still in the bathroom right now. >> no. can he drink a whole
this morning on "world news now," what's left of hurricane nate is now moving to the northeast, causing flooding and likely tornados along its path, as the gulf coast is working to fix some of the mess left behind. and one week since the shooting rampage in las vegas, the city marking the moment overnight with a special tribute to honor those who lost their lives or were injured as investigators return to his home. and shed new light on his mental state. and new this half hour, one of hollywood's most powerful movie moguls is now out of a job. >> the man behind "goodwill hunting", harvey weinstein fired by his own board of directors.
over explosive siexual harassmet allegations. and the force is strong with this skinny story. the eagerly anticipated trailer for the new the "star wars" movie "the last jedi" is dropping today as tickets go on sale. so many questions. we want to know who was the last jedi. who was luke talking to. maybe we'll get some of those answers as we head to a galaxy far, far away. >> no, it's just studio three. >> on this monday, october 9th. >> 66th and columbus. from abc news, this is "world news now." kendis gibson is back, everybody. >> not even a slow clap? i don't even think the folks who clean the place have been excited to see me back. i'm like, hey, angela, oh, not you again. where's ron? it's good to be back anyy.
>> it's good to have you back. >> it's great to be back, and i'm very excited i'm back in time to get tickets to "star wars." we'll get the details a little later on. but we want to start with a storm watch for millions across the east. >> what's left of hurricane nate is now in the appalachians after bringing flooding and winds to the gulf coast. thousands are without power and many homes are damaged. maggie rulli has more. >> reporter: the remnants of what used to be hurricane nate spawning tornados, like this one that destroyed several homes and uprooted tri uprooted shes in south carolina. funnel clouds also spinning in neighboring north carolina. at the same time, mississippi residents are surveying the damage caused by nate. like here in waynesboro, a carport swept away, roofs destroyed, windows shattered. >> i heard something like a train, like an amtrak train just rolling and glass flying like bullets. >> reporter: david moore says
his house withstood the onslaught of hurricane katrina, but not nate. >> all of a sudden i heard a ranting and noise and felt like it was switching. and when i jumped up, lights and everything went out. >> reporter: mississippi's emergency director says people learned from katrina. >> we did not dodge a bullet in mississippi. we got hit head on, at night by a category one storm. if nate would have hit us 15 years ago, the damage would have much more extensive, we would have had loss of life. but we have rebuilt the coast in the aftermath of katrina higher and stronger, and our people are a lot smarter now. >> reporter: the coast flooded heavily, the storm surge sweeping into beach hotels and casinos. cars in five feet of seawater, bouncing around in parking garages. in alabama, flooding in mobile. firefighters had to rescue a family of four from their home taking on water. across the south, crews fixing roads and power lines.
maggie rulli, abc news, mobile, alabama. >> now the former hurricane is bringing rain to the northeast as well. >> accuweather's paul williams joins us with the latest forecast. good morning, paul. >> good morning, diane, kendis. for monday, going into monday night, widespread flooding, even the interstates are going to be waterlogged because now rainstorm nate is going to wring that towel so to speak over the mid atlantic all the way through the northeast with little to no relief. look at the area it covers, all the way down toward atlanta and the deep south, rounds of rainfall even towards montreal. and it's going to be humid. the kind of humidity when you walk outside, smacking you with thick air. that feeling. and take a look at some of the totals. where you see the dark green, between four to eight inches of rain in those areas alone. kendis, diane? president trump has sent congress a list of hard-line the immigration priorities which he's seeking in exchange for the protection o
young people who came to the u.s. illegally as children. the president ended that program last month and gave lawmakers until march to fix it. now he says any reforms to the program must be coupled with full funding of the border wall and an overhaul of the green card system and other demands. and the democratic leaders of the house and senate are already suggesting that the president's immigration package is dead on arrival. chuck schumer and nancy pelosi issued a statement slamming the list as failing to represent any compromise and going far beyond anything that is reasonable. they recently had dinner with the president and announced he had reached a deal on the d.r.e.a.m.ers that did not include the border wall. and we're hearing explosive comments about the president from one of the senate's top republicans. bob corker of tennessee says the president is treating the presidency quote, like a reality show. and that his reckless threats
before the interview was published, the two traded insults on twitter with corker saying it's a shame that the white house has become an adult day care center and that he's concerned about the president. federal agents have returned to the home of the las vegas shooter as new details emerge about the shooter's mental state. the fbi is rechecking the house in mesquite after speaking to the gunman's girlfriend. marilou danley. they now believe the killer was disconnected, anti-social and suffering from severe mental illness. a first responder spoke with 60 minutes overnight about a note found in the hotel room with numbers for wind, trajectory and distance to maximize his aim. >> he had that written down and figured out so he would know where to shoot to hit his targets from there. >> the bright lights of the strip dimmed in unison last night in honor of the 58 lives lost.
the city's welcome sign and dozens of casinos and shops went dark. for just over ten minutes, symbolizing how long the shooting lasted. and three men are facing life in prison for an isis-inspired terror plot against new york city. two of the suspects are just 19 years old. prosecutors say they planned coordinated bombings and shootings in times square and other locations. the fbi seized bomb making materials and marked up subway maps. they unveiled details of the case on friday. and a man suspected of driving a car into a crowd of london pedestrians over the weekend has been released without being charged. police say the incident was not a case of terrorism. it initially led to a major security alert. investigators haven't said what did cause the crash. and none of the injuries are considered serious. chalk this up as what were they thinking? take a look at this social media ad that dove did. it was a three-second facebook
ad for dove body wash showing a looping image of a black woman removing a dark brown tee shirt revealing a white woman and then revealing an asian woman. the outcry was swift. the ad lasted less than a day as you can expect. dove apologized on facebook saying we missed a mark in thoughtfully representing women of color and we deeply regret the offense it has caused. >> it is odd. dove is known for their thoughtful ad campaigns. it's out of character for them to miss the mark on that. a speedboat once used by john f. kennedy now has a new port to call home. >> president kennedy used the boat when he visited his home in hyannis, massachusetts. >> the vessel was among a number of items on the block. the lot included a custom-made rocking chair, which kennedy used to help control his chronic back pain. >> $75,000 is a steal. >> yeah.
coming up, the movie mogul, harvey weinstein. the report about decades of alleged sexual harassment, forcing him to announce a leave of absence, but now a swift move by his company's board of directors. a popular cartoon revolt against mcdonald's, over a limited edition dipping sauce that holds the secret to their universe. hmm. first here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather, brought to you by gain. fred would do anything for his daughter. "get in, fred!" even if it means being the back half of a unicorn. fear not fred, the front half washed his shirt with gain. and that smell, puts the giddy in "giddy-up"!
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washington state after a woman says she was sexually assaulted on the bus after a show. nellie was booked and released without being charged pending further investigation. he tweeted that he is quote, completely insect anocent and q the victim of a false allegation. and really big news overnight from hollywood. the movie mogul behind such films as "pulp fiction", harvey weinstein has been fired from his company. >> this comes following decades of sexual harassment allegations and new accusations. here's abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: harvey weinstein is out, terminated from the company bearing his name, amid a mounting sexual harassment scandal. weinstein, the studio head behind "shakespeare in
with meryl streep the -- >> i want to thank my agent and god, harvey weinstein. >> reporter: pressure building to fire the medial mogul after a "new york times" report saying that he sexually harassed movie stars. including rose mcgowan and ashley judd. mcgowan tweeting anyone who does business with him is complicit. and deep down you know you are even dirtier. cleanse yourselves. judd saying women have been talking about harvey amongst ourselves for a long time, and it's simply beyond time to have the conversation publicly. even the president speaking about weinstein's troubles. >> i've known harvey weinstein for a long time. i'm not at all surprised to see it. >> reporter: exactly a year after the release of the infamous "access hollywood" tape that brought his own behavior with women in question. >> that's locker room. that's locker room. >> reporter: weinstein has vowed to sue the "times", calling it reckless reporting and full of
false and discredited allegations and admitted he is working with a therapist. i'm trying to do better. i know i have a long way to go. now actor nathan lane coming forward saying weinstein shoved him up a wall and threatened to destroy his career over a joke at hillary clinton's birthday gala in 2000. abc news, new york. >> he really was a star maker in hollywood. i should mention, the weinstein company, which bears his name, there are reports this morning that it will change the name from the weinstein company. his brother is still a part of that board of directors for that company. when we come back, the force is with us. >> ooh, ooh. and why mcdonald's is apologizing to cartoon fans. "the skinny" is next. what was that sound? otics can n help. try digestive advantage. it is tougher than your stomach's harsh environment, so it surivies a hundred times better
because today is your first chance to buy tints tickets for "the last jedi." >> the new trailer drops during halftime of monday night football and tickets will go on sale right after it airs. so get those light sabres ready. le you'll have to act fast. >> a lot of websites had issues when tickets went on sale for "t "the force awakens." so be prepared. it might happen again, you never know. >> as a wise man once said "patience you must have." >> that's not english. >> fans split over whether they should watch or not because they don't want any spoilers. >> then don't look at every frame of video for those spoilers. it opens december 15th. by the way, the last jedi is produced by disney's parent company. thanks to an mcdonald's promotion, disappointed fans of
rick and morty. the show is a bizarre parody of "back to the future", where grandfather rick takes his reluctant grandson morty on all these adventures across space and time. >> they reveal what the motivations were to find the most random fast food item you can possibly think of. >> a ten piece mcnugget and as much szechuan sauce you can give me. in 1 9d 88, they had this promotion for the movie mulan. they created this sauce and got rid of it. >> you're doing this bit while your brain is melting. >> okay, okay. >> after rick's meltdown, fans sent a petition to mcdonald's to bring back the sauce. >> do you hear them? "we want sauce." >> well, mcdonald's heard their cries and they did bring back the sauce.
fans, though, were not pleased. many waited in lines around blocks. some chanted in hopes of grab the rereleased sauce. even many showed that they still came up empty-handed after all that. >> one person posted this image of only a hot mustard sticker after waiting for four hours. and as the backlash grew, mcdonald's issued an apology. you spoke, we listened, thanking fans and admitting they just didn't make enough. >> they also had good news though, that szechuan sauce will be back for good to all locations this winter. >> woo, yes! szechuan sauce! >> who knew. i can sympathize, because i love the hot mustard sauce that that other fan was not so happy to receive. but they don't have it at all mcdonald's, i get a little upset. >> you have to drive around. personal problems. >> #pray for
actor james woods reassuring all his fans out there that his career is not over. >> whew. >> he had to dispute a report initially published in the providence, rhode island journal saying that the rhode island native is selling properties as he is simplifying his life after his recent retirement from acting. >> it got picked up and headlines were everywhere. he tweeted it's not true, he quotes mark twain in saying the news was greatly ixaexaggerated. >> woods also admitted that he and his manager signed off on the original article but weren't paying close enough attention to the part where it said retirement. i'm looking at his imdb. >> he was great on "ray donovan". >> oh, yeah, like the last time was 2013 that he was in ray donovan. >> and his character died. all right, finally, ryan reynolds. >> still with us.
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>> reporter: this emotional reunion, after a heart-wrenching week for las vegas, after it became the scene of a deadly mass shooting. jenny, adam and their three young sons at the route 91 harvest festival. normally an annual family tradition. >> we look forward to it every year. the day tickets go on sale we buy tickets and book our room. >> reporter: quickly turning to terror. >> we came from a real high to suddenly -- >> panic. >> yeah. >> reporter: and it happened that fast. >> i had him on my shoulders. >> for the first 30 shots. >> yeah. and we dove on the ground and that's when lance came and helped us. >> reporter: the man they now call their hero happened to be an off-duty los angeles county deputy. lance norman. >> i'm no hero. i just did what needed to be done. >> he started yelling to us to get the kids down, get the kids
>> he had his hands over us and his head down and said don't move, don't move. i'm going to keep you safe. >> he kept saying over and over again, i'm not going to let you guys die. >> yeah. >> reporter: finally, it was time for the family to run. that's when they were separated from lance. now finally, reuniting. >> come here, boys. >> thank you. >> such a terrible time. >> absolutely, but you guys did so well. >> we couldn't have made it without you. >> reporter: abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> what a touching moment indeed. hard to believe it was one week ago today that we are here non-stop with the coverage. it's been a long week for las vegas and this country. >> we'll be right back. this is abc's "world news
making news in america this morning, what's left of hurricane nate moves inland drenching a third of the country. the storm causing damage, flooding and power outages along the gulf coast. >> something like a train just like an m track train. >> and bob corker fires back after being slammed by the president, the top senate republican is now saying the president treats his office like a reality show. meanwhile, the vice president leaves an nfl game minutes after the national anthem. we're live in washington with the details. breaking overnight lights along the famous las vegas strip going dark exactly one week after the shooting rampage. the victims reremembered.