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long time and he laughed. >> he laugheded? >> he laughed after he shot the teacher. >> she says he had a question for each of his victims before he shot them.
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>> he had us get up one by one. were. >> but she says the gunman picked one student to live, apparently to deliver a message. >> he said the kid in the glasses get up, i need todd do me a favor. today's your lucky day and hands him this like business envelope. >> reporter: the gunman killed himself. the motive for it au remains a mystery. >> i will never ever take for granted a second minute, every day is special and you never know when something's going to happen. >> neal karlinksky, abc news, oregon. >> now to california which has become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to take their own lives. governor jerry brown signed the so-called right to die bill into law yesterday. the roman catholic church among other religious groups saying it goes against the will of god. it goes into effect early next
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former nsa contractor may one day return to the u.s. he tells the bbc he has offered to return and go to jail for leaking details of the nsa programs. so far no formal response from the justice department. he has been living in russia for the past two years. >> the legal battles resulting from the bp gulf oil disaster may be over the justice department in five states on gulf say they've reached a $20 billion settlement of all remaining claims. a judge must oklahoma the deal. loretta lynch says bp is getting another high school football player has died after being injured during a game. the 17-year-old passed away yesterday at a hospital in seattle. he was hurt while making a tackle last friday night during the fourth quarter of a game. it's unclear what type of injury he suffered. it's the fourth high school player to die because of an on
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and an ugly scene at a youth football game in florida. take a look at this one. you see it here. it's a man in a black t-shirt who is a coach for one team now accused of punching a referee. he is identified as leo davis and a coach with the lakeland destroyers. >> there was a play that was made that parents and coaches did not agree with. so those parents and coaches began coming onto the field. a coach approached him, struck him on his face. and attempted to leave the area. >> police say davis was speeding away from the game when he was stopped. he's now facing battery charges. davis was told authorities he was trying to break up a fight and that he didn't intentionally hit the ref. i don't know why parents have to get involved. >> i have no idea. you see those scenes all the time. let's move to fun sports right now because it is time for sports with reena. >> exactly. >> the seahawks up to their old tricks again.
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there's some controversy how this one ended. the lions calvin johnson about to score a go ahead touch with less than two minutes to go, but the seahawks safety cam chancellor forced a fumble and another seattle defender battled the ball out of end zone. the seahawks were awarded possession but could have been penalized for purposely putting the ball out of bounds. that would have given the ball back to detroit inside the 1. >> yeah, and as you know, there's a well-known nfl rule. you can't bat the ball out of the end zone. >> you can't? >> you know this. >> okay. >> so it should have been detroit's ball. should have been a ten-yard penalty, or course. >> it was really ugly. seattle's win was 13-10. can't bat at ball apparently on the 1 yard line, right? >> or the end zone, yes, exactly. >> i blew it? what is the end zone? what yard is the end zone in the end zone?
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>> i know where the end zone is. how many -- let's just move on to our tease. >> coming up "in the mix" mark zuckerberg's global mission. how he wants everyone to have internet access. >> also hillary clinton's emotional comments on gun control and her latest political fight one week before the democratic debate. >> adding a seasonal favorite to pumpkin. how does it taste? >> check out our behind the scene pics on instagram abcwnn. really, what number is the end zone? it's 12 points in, right? >> it's like an extra point. >> you don't even know. you're watching "world news now." r ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me. yeah...just wait 'til we hit ten thousand feet. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... wait, what?! you realize i have gold status? do i still get the miles? new mucinex sinus-max liquid gels.
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san francisco's last gunshop will close at the end of the month. the owner fed up with the vocal opposition and the city's mounting gun laws. the latest proposal would require the shop to record every gun sale and submit a weekly report on ammunition sales to the police. the manager says that possibility has already caused fewer and fewer customers to show up. we switch now to politics. hillary clinton is heading to iowa one week before the first democratic debate after lashing out at critics. >> and clinton making it clear where she stands on gun control. it's your voice, your vote. abc's cecilia vega has the latest from the democratic front-runner.
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new hampshire today hillary clinton growing emotional talking about gun violence. >> so many of the parents of these precious children who were murdered have taken the unimaginable grief that they have been bearing and have tried to be the voices that we need to hear. >> reporter: clinton unveiling her plan for stricter gun background checks and increased liability for gun dealers and manufacturers, vowing to use executive authority if she has to. with her sagging poll numbers in the granite state, clinton now on the offensive from going after the republican-led benghazi committee investigating her private e-mail server. >> look at the situation they chose to exploit to go after me for political reasons, the death of four americans in benghazi. i knew the ambassador. i identified him. i asked him to go there. >> reporter: a wide range of emotions from hillary clinton. but when it comes to this issue of gun control, she is really separating herself from vermont
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senator bernie sanders. he may be running as the progressive in this race but on gun control hillary clinton is out on left. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. coming up a taste of the season as pumpkin spice transforms everything this fall. we'll take on what many would consider the ultimate food sacrilege. pumpkin pizza. we'll rye it from one of the best of new york's pizzerias. >> ahead in our next half hour. a sports curse some teams can't shake off. what taylor swift has to do with failure on the field after she you're watching "world news .
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okay. so you know here in new york city, pizza is sacred. so when you combine it with unorthodox flavors you're really taking a big risk. >> with the current pumpkin
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things stay off limit. but as we're about 0 learn there are two tasty versions of pumpkin pie. for some pumpkin pizza pie. we head into the "insomniac kitchen" with abc's trina trinh. >> between the pumpkin pies and lot tase i think i've pretty much had my fill of pumpkin but i hear there's a pretty good pumpkin pizza inside. i never turn down a free pie. let's check it out. we're here with owner jason brunetti who is going to show us how to making. > pumpkin pizza today. >> this works? >> works great actually. leaves. picking. it's great to have a nice pizza season. we grab some doug, 48 hour fermentation before anybody gets to eat the pizza. >> that's very important. >> it's huge. the oven we use here bella is very hot.
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>> your oven has a name? >> yeah, her name is bella. bella bru metty. family. simple. this is a pumpkin puree we made into yummy. make. we put a lot of salt when we make it. it comments the pizza well. then we're going to go ahead and grab ourselves, this is gore gan zo la dolce. it's a little bit sweet flamp. really r. nice, super teshd. i have pan chet ta that i sliced here. i finish most of my pizzas with sea sat and olive oil. we'll spriskal a little sea salt on the rim. we grab ourselves some olive oil. this is kind of my little signature thing. i like to drizzle olive oil around the crust. you can hear it cry when it's
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let's stick it in bella. all right, here it is. a masterpiece. >> the final product. >> and that took no time at all really in your oven. >> all right. here we go. are you going to have some? >> always. >> wow, everything just works. >> uh-huh. >> pumpkin on pizza. who knew? delicious. >> i told you. all right. >> oh, fantastic. you know, i would just like to say -- there already parts of italy where it's okay to eat with a knife and fork into not in this area code. not in new york. >> okay to stick it in bella too into i know what it's like to have gerber on my pizza. >> you think it's gerber? i think it tastes good but there's something that feels a little bit sacrilegious about it. i feel like i'm letting italy down.
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africa using this. >> that's a great effort. i hope they come to my neighborhood because my wi-fi is spotty at my house. use a satellite. >> west africa will have internet service but we can't get it. you remember that pizza rat, the. iz za rat the one that went down the subway stairs? ate the pizza. there's a new costume you see here based on the pizza rat. had 7.5 million views for pizza rat. this one, move over sexy costume and why are the arrows pointing in that direction. >> i might stick with the donald trump you see here over the pizza costume. a little too sexy and provocative. then there was this. the gold and white dress or blue and black dress. there's lots of options. >> i think brian agrees with me. you have to see the pizza costume again just to study it. >> it's about $90.
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>> that's better. >> wow. 90 bucks. >> for you. >> all right. here's a creepy shot from this weekend's nfl game. the cleveland browns san diego chargers game. take a look at the synergy here. almost disneyesque. have you third and 13. 13-13. you were then in the third period and the time left was 3:13. and on top of that, the browns quarterback, guess what number he wears? >> 13. >> yes. and they say you don't know football. why they on the 13th line of the end zone? no. >> there is no such thing. >> there would have been a great addition to the 1313. come on, people. football is a complicated sport. they change the rules every monday night. there's also the spaghetti rat because pizza isn't gourmet enough.
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this morning on "world news now," tragedy at sea. new details overnight about the cargo ship that sank after heading right into hurricane joaquin. the search going on right now and what the coast guard says about the crew. carolina disaster. the overflowing rivers washed away roads. the rescues and the heart break. who is reaching out to help. and new this half hour, the girl who has been sneezing 12,000 times a day. >> oh, boy, this is a painful problem. what she's doing to make it stop. and why doctors call it a mystery. >> later in the "skinny" the emotional night on "dancing with the stars." why tears were shed on stage. plus the latest to be eliminated
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this is tuesday, october 6th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> it was a sad day on "dancing with the stars." >> it was very emotional. i started the show and felt like whew, that took a lot out of he employee. >> it was draining. >> reena ninan with kendis gibson. there's actually another anxious night for families of those missing from the cargo ship el faro. >> the huge ship sunk in hurricane joaquin. a vigil was held last night in maine where several of the crew members lived. friends and family still holding out hope. abc's linzie janis is tracking developments from miami. >> reporter: new images of this empty lifeboat with a giant hole in it belonging to the el faro. >> we've modified our search efforts to focus more on potential people in the water, lifeboats and life rafts. >> reporter: also spotted, a life ring and several emergency survival suits.
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>> in one of the survival suits, we did identify human remains. >> reporter: an abc news crew was on board this c-130 flight as searchers discover a 300 square mile area of debris, the ship making a distress call as it was getting battered by hurricane joaquin. the el faro equipped with two lifeboats and survival suits like this one for all 33 crew members including the 2 americans. >> they insulate you. they keep your body temperature intact for an extended period. >> reporter: as many families of the crew struggle to understand why the ship ended up in a hurricane, the company that owns the el faro revealed that the captain had planned to bypass it but ran into trouble. >> regrettably, he suffered a mechanical problem with his main propulsion system.
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crew member 34-year-old danielle randolph reading an e-mail her daughter sent the day they lost contact. >> we are heading straight into it, category 3. last we checked, winds are super bad and seas are not great. love to everyone. >> reporter: the ntsb heading here to florida to begin investigating what went wrong. linzie janis, abc news, miami. >> we turn our focus now to the other major story, the historic flood disaster in the carolinas. rivers still rising this morning after five straight days of soaking rain. the death toll has climbed to at least 13 and search teams in south carolina are still scouring submerged homes and apartment buildings for anyone who may still be trapped inside. hundreds of roads and bridges remain closed and 40,000 people have no drinking water. in the meantime, president obama has signed a disaster declaration for the most hard hit counties in south carolina clearing the way for federal aid to help in the recovery effort. fema has been rolling out trucks loaded with food, water, cots and blankets.
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a is takening area in fort bragging in preparation for hurricane joaquin but most of it is now being sent to south carolina. hundreds displaced by the flooding. some towns cut off as the water rose faster than anyone anticipated. dramatic fashion. a young mother and her baby plucked from a roof and airlifted to safety. abc's rob marciano has the details. >> reporter: a mother and 15 month old lifted to safety. and a father thankful. >> it was one of those things, it was so chaotic, so fast. >> reporter: ian waltz couldn't believe how fast the water came up. as these photos he took out the window show, it was already too late to call 911. >> they said there's nothing we can do for you right now. >> reporter: they tried the coast guard next. just after 6:00 a.m., his fiance cristy posting this frantic plea on facebook, can anyone please help? this is their home, on eight foot stilts. usually on dry land. the water came rushing in and when it did, they evacuated to a
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neighbor's house by boat, got on to the roof where the u.s. coast guard picked them up. >> reporter: the coast guard helicopter spotting them from above. ian and 9-year-old braden hold on for boat rescue. cristy and the baby hoisted up to the chopper. >> probably the most horrifying moment of my life. >> reporter: safe and smiling on the tarmac with the usgc saviors. >> reporter: that family very happy when i called them to tell them their home was still there. the river though will be slow to recede. the drier weather will begin in earnest on tuesday. rob marciano, abc news, charleston. across the country record break agrain in las vegas. the storm led to traffic accidents, power outages and this dramatic rescue of a hopeless woman and her cat from the storm drain. they're both going to be okay, we're told. fire department bought the woman a week's worth of groceries. the red cross is finding a place for her to stay. >> we love our firefighters.
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oregon struggles to come to grips with last week's shooting. they're getting a visit from president obama, the president heading to roseburg friday to meet privately with the families of the victims. the shooter killed nine people at umpqua community college before turning the gun on himself. one survivor spoke exclusively to abc news. >> i will never ever take for granted a second, a minute, every day is special. and you never know when something's going to happen. >> anastasia boylen also said the gunman identified as chris harper mercer laughed after shooting the teacher. a law enforcement source said mercer ranted in writings about not having a girlfriend and thought everyone else was crazy. >> a texas teenager is recovering after a shark bite. the boy was bitten on the ankle but also suffered injuries to his hands while trying to get the shark to let go.
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the beach patrol in galveston said the teen and his brother waded into a school of fish, and that's when the shark chomped down. they say shark bites in the area very, very rare. in the meantime, a florida surfer is in surprisingly good spirits one day after he was bitten on the hand. the surfer was pad ling in water at new summer na beach when the shark fassed by. you can see the gruesome results in the photos taken afterward. teen will need surgery but says he'll be back on his board in no time. >> the parents of a 12-year-old texas girl are desperate for answers why she developed suddenly nonstop sneezing spells. their daughter kaitlyn sneezes up to 20 times a minute. that comes out to 12,000 times a day. and doctors have ruled out a virus, they've even ruled out allergies. the sneezing has taken over her life. forced her out of school and compromising her health. >> i'm constantly in pain with you know my abdomen and my legs
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weak and i can barely eat. >> never went away. >> the parents say the sneezing began three weeks ago. the only time she has relief is when she's sleeping. and that only happens after she's taken benadryl and listened to music to relax. how strange issing this? yeah. i hope she's gets some relief. and they find out what's going on there. >> some sort of help. that's really strange and sad there. general mills is recalling nearly 2 million boxes of its gluten free cheerios because they may not be gluten free. the recall involves original and honey nut cheerios made in july at a plant in california. all 1.8 million boxes of them have better if used by dates of next july. the company says wheat flour was inadvertently used in a gluten free oat flour system. oops. today is the day. yes. >> i didn't know it was today.
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>> today is the day. >> why didn't you warn me. >> it is the day. >> i would have saved up my calories yesterday. >> mcdonald's starting all-day breakfasts. the company says it's received more than 120,000 tweets in the last year demanding egg mcmuffins and hash browns all day. those items and others aren't being cut off this morning at more than 14,000 locations the move is designed to boost slumping sales. food industry analysts say it could put additional strain on the nation's egg supply which would drive up prices. >> now to a generally hiry situation they're starting to recover from in the australian alps. mustache championship. >> they had more than 300 participants all sporting their own unique look. it featured three groupings of dudes, the moustache group, the partial beard group, and of course, the full beard. >> this was the austrian alps, not the australian alps.
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a horrific accident. this is in dallas. a tractor-trailer and suv colliding on a ramp between two highways rupturing the truck's fuel tanks. the truck's cargo of lumber fed the flames. the burning wood fell onto the roadway below creating a second fire. the truck driver escaped without injury but four people in the suv passed away. and in philadelphia, an suv rear ended a city trolley bus leaving one person dead. the driver and passenger in the suv were taken to the hospital where the driver was pronounced dead. the passenger is in critical condition this morning. 19 people on the bus including the driver were also taken to the hospital. a pet shop owner in kentucky is in critical condition after a 20-foot long python wrapped itself around the man's neck and squeezed.
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thankfully one of the officers who arrived on the scene knew exactly what to do. john genovese of our cincinnati station picks it up the story. >> he was feeding his snake and the snake wrapped itself around his neck. >> the snake is squeezing. it's wrapped around his neck. his whole face. his face is covered. >> reporter: at this small store. >> someone got bit. >> reporter: a massive python piercing owner terry wilkins in the arm before squeezing him unconscious. screaming, beating on window. i asked her what happened. him. >> reporter: within minutes greg rapberger and sergeant daron arnberg were rushing inside. >> it's not every day we're confronted with a 15 to 20-foot snake. their instinct quickly kicking in. >> i grabbed its head. at that time, the sergeant started, as i'm pulling he around the guy and finally the snake came off. we were able to put it back in
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>> free from the reptile wilkins was rush the to rushed to uc medical center. at last check breathing and awaking. > been a policeman 39 years. it was traumatic. >> police chief tom collins has no doubt his men saved wilkins life. >> this is a python. he's a 15-foot long snake. this isn't something, i don't want to fool with him. i'll tell you that. >> reporter: a wild encounter they won't soon forget. >> if everything ends up well, he's probably got newfound respect for them. it didn't bite me. when i grabbed ahold of it, i had a really quick newfound respect for it, as well. >> absolutely amazing. john genovese reporting from >> there were 100 snakes apparently in there and the police chief calls the police officers who came in to help heros. >> yeah, i'd say they were. coming up, dancing with the stars a contestant refusing to admit defeat. >> and pepsi goes back to the
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memorable year for alek skarlatos he chose 2015 after stopping a terrorist overseas. he felt powerless last week rushing home to oregon following ots horrific shooting at his college. >> alek returned with a passionate pasodoble earning 24 from the judges and bindi irwin chose 2006, the year her father tragically died. she and partner derek hough danced to the police's "every breath you take," earning her the top score of the night. 28. bindi breaking down in tears there after the performance leaving not a dry eye in the house. >> seeing her mother and little brother crying too was so emotional. it was very emotional. nick carter got emotional in talking about his rough upbringing but he lightened the mood by butting off a fan favorite dusting off his back street boy moves. after it was all said and done someone had to go although he
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eliminated is false because i will -- >> it sounds like a preview of what trump's speech will be later on. true. it's your time to go. gary actually meant he and partner anna's energy will remain in the ballroom. >> he did have a good run but all things must come to an end. maybe he will show up next week and put up a fight. you never know. next up, a fearsome hollywood foursome exemplifying the often hash tagged term squad goals. >> earlier this year, amy schumer and jennifer lawrence announced they were working on a film together. now it seems they've added two more heavy hitters to their crew, aziz ansari and chris pat. they've shared their activities together through video posts on instagram. >> the first shows aziz waking up schumer saying it's writing time. come on, what is this? we writing scripts or staying at a bed and breakfast. let's go. >> and a little later.
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>> hi, guys. >> a short film entitled "hi guys" as he swings while pratt stands there just looking like pratt offering nothing but his cool stare at the camera. not sure how much work they got done. we shall see next year. this is good news for soda fans. you now get to go back to the future for your soft drink desires. >> marty mcfly knows what we're talking about. >> all i want is a pepsi. >> turned out no delorean needed to get yourself a pepsi perfect. they'll be releasing a limited edition bottle later this month. >> you'll be able to order it online for the price of $20.15 which is about what it will cost in the future anyway when you account for inflation. >> and finally if you refuse to turn up as the kids say and still prefer to get jiggy with it, good news. will smith has been busy in the studio. >> in a radio interview, smith
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nothing but trouble for their favorite teams. it seems after her 199 tour stops at an mlb stadium, the home team strikes out. the so-called curse started back in july. taylor swift lit up the washington national stadium. >> uh-oh. that's not good. we have some lights out here. >> reporter: but the next time the nats took the field, the lights went off. three times. pitcher max scherzer tweeting about swift, i blame her for the power outs tonight. we now have bad blood. then the first place nationals playoffs. the houston astros didn't do much better after they hosted her. they lost seven of their next eight games. the padres had 12 wins and 21 losses after she played in san diego. now, it's toronto's turn to be on edge. blue jays fans previously turned taylor's blank space into a parody song called "first place." take a look at first place baby you'll see the jays
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i'll write your name >> reporter: but they may not want to the associate with the star now. t. swift had the two sold out shows over the weekend in rogers centre, and the jays drop odd both of their following games. >> the rays are going to win it. series looming, we'll soon find out if the blue jays can shake it off. juju chang, abc news, new york. as a nats fan i understand and feel the pain. there's one team that swift brings good luck to, the san francisco giants. get this. every year that swift released a new album, the giants in the world series, they have won. 2010, 2012, 2014, all those albums released in october. >> that's great. did she have one this year? >> no, 1989 from 2014. >> okay. maybe next year.
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>> maybe. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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two decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson with a look at your top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." disaster area. unprecedented floodwaters still rising across the carolinas. more than a dozen lives lost. and breached dams are driving more people from their homes. and now federal aid is on the way. a full report coming up. the coast guard is searching through the night for any survivors from the cargo ship el faro. the boast sampg last week in so far crews have found one >> bp would pay $20 billion to settle all remaining claims resulting from the 2010 gulf oil spill. that's under the terms of a deal announced by the justice
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the settlement. and all day breakfast starts today at mcdonald's nationwide. the limited menu includes favorites like the egg muffin and hot cakes. and i sure hope the hash browns. it's a move designed to boost stalled sales. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, october 6th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we say good morning to you. we're going to begin this half hour on a serious note. the record-breaking floods that are crippling south carolina and claiming at least 13 lives. >> the rain is finally moving out, but there's chaos this morning. homes and cars underwater. roads are shut down and tens of thousands have no drinking water. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest from charleston where it's now the wettest october on record. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. and with floodwaters starting to
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some residents call this a welcome sight. but officials say their work is far from over. a major disaster declaration from president obama providing federal money and aid for south carolina. >> seek high ground immediately. >> reporter: where concerns over a breached dam in columbia have officials on high alert and in charleston, swift water rescues kept crews busy around the clock. >> it was one of those things where it was so chaotic so fast. >> reporter: ian waltz is counting his blessings looking at these pictures he took showing just how fast the water rushed in, leading to this dramatic rescue of his wife and 15-month-old daughter. ian and his 9-year-old son later pulled to safety on a boat. >> incredibly frightening but we made it. we closed our eyes and prayed. >> reporter: and now as the state begins to dry out from more than two feet of rain that
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fell in just two days in some areas, the governor says the work is ongoing to get water and power back on for tens of thousands of residents and to reopen more than 500 roads and brings deemed impassable. we face is following the wave of the water from the midlands down road closures trying to monitor those and make sure we're watching those properly. >> reporter: right now we may be standing in ankle deep floodwaters here but we're just across the street from the ashley river, one of many rivers officials are closely monitoring overnight. reena and kendis, back to you. >> elizabeth there on the ground for us in south carolina. thank you. in the meantime, flooding is also a problem out west. pouring through the las vegas strip. look at these images. hotel parking lots were submerged after record rainfall. thousands lost power. the worst appears to be over. there's only a 20% chance of rain today. staying out west, southern california skiers are
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snowfall in recent memory. mountain high ski resorts about an hour from los angeles reporting nearly an inch of snow. they're getting ready to open the slopes around halloween. >> it's too early for that. >> they need it. >> the governor of vermont says it was a freak of nature that caused an amtrak train to derail. seven people hurt, five cars went off the track after hitting a rock slide. abc's gio benitez is there. tracks. 98 passengers aboard this amtrak train to washington, d.c. surviving a derailment that could have been so much worse. >> i was so confused as to what happened. and it felt like really bad turbulence. >> the train reportedly hit a rock slide, two of the cars landing in a brook injuring seven people. amtrak is still reeling from a major derailment in may in philadelphia that killed eight
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vermont's governor glad the passengers in this accident are all safe. >> we're very, very lucky there was no loss of life. >> reporter: it turns out all of the train cars in this accident were intact unlike some of the other derailmentses we've seen where those cars were crushed. most of the people sent to the hospital have been released. gio benitez, northfield, vermont. >> from syria, another ancient treasure lost to isis. militants destroying the arc of triumph which stood for almost 2,000 years in the city of palmyra. it was considered the entrance to the city. isis leveled two historic temples in august. it's expected to be a few more days before we get initial reports frrts investigators looking into the bombing of a hospital in afghanistan. at least 22 people were killed and dozens more wounded. the u.s. military has changed its version of events now saying americans did not call in an air strike. abc's martha raddatz has more.
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attack. but this is what we know. last tuesday, with fierce fighting in the streets, doctors without borders reminds the u.s. and others of the grid coordinates for its hospital, which should then be marked a "restricted" zone for pilots in the area. but saturday, just after 2:00 were attacked from the air, again and again. me," said this survivor. "i saw patients and doctors burned to death." defense secretary ash carter said saturday the u.s. did launch air strikes after u.s. forces came under taliban fire in the area, but the head of the u.s. and coalition forces says it was afghan troops who made the request. >> an air strike was made to eliminate the taliban threat and several civilians were accidentally struck. >> general camp be said he could provide no further detail about
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pilots fired. one of the critical questions to to be answered in this case is whether the information about the location of the hospital got to the pilots or anyone else accordating the strikes. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> first nationwide tv ad of hillary clinton rolls out today focusing on how republicans are trying to bring down clinton and her campaign. it features california congressman kevin mccarthy's panel can take credit for her clinton is also speaking out on the issue of gun control. >> so many of the parents of these precious children who were murdered have taken the unimaginable grief that they have been bearing and have tried to be the voices that we need to hear. >> the emotional plea alongside a mother of a young victim of the sandy hook shooting.
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regulations on firearms buyers and sellers even using executive action if needed. >> those comments by mccarthy have thrown the race for leadership in the house into complete disarray. he was once considered a shoo-in to replace outgoing speaker john boehner. now boehner has postponed the house election to the end of october and delayed votes for lower level posts until after that. a health headline about the benefits of visiting are your grandparents. contact with the elderly is linked to fewer signs of phone calls do not have the same effect. no word if facebook or facetime, right? bottom line is if you want to brighten a senior's day, see them face to face. they're not into face timing. > they can skype. >> they can skype, yeah. know. we've got plenty of pumpkin related stuff going on in a different half hour, we talked about pumpkin pizza here.
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different. pumpkin cannons are the star attraction these days on the john thompson farm in central washington state. >> yeah, the cannons are powered by pressurized air and thompson says his most powerful one get this, can launching a pumpkin nearly a mile away. that is truly a weapon of agricultural destruction. >> they apparently have walnut guns and water pump racetracks. he's got water mills and makeshift swings all of which he's made by hand, crafty guy that john thompson. >> and he's grown up but still a kid at heart. coming up, lack of sleep and serious consequences especially for teens. what doctors are now saying. >> also ahead, one student's discovery in a textbook and what it said about the history of slavery. it's turning into a national outrage. and cars that have push button keyless ignitions. who is calling them a potentially deadly hazard while demanding changes. it's an abc investigation right
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have a key fob in your pocket or purse and you press the button to start your car. >> investigators have lynched at least 12 deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning when owners walked away with their key fob and left their cars running. abc's alex perez with more. >> firefighters with masks and safety gear approaching a garage filled with deadly levels of carbon monoxide from the exhaust of a car left running. a frightening demonstration but it can have tragic results. caesar loved stopping by his parents house to share an espresso. in june this family ritual shattered. to walk in and have to deal with that, to see that. >> it's etched in your brain for the refd of your life. >> caesar sitting here with his lawyer speaking out about the morning he found both parents rina and pasqual dead after they accidentally left their car running in their attached garage. >> i was unaware there was a problem till this happened to my
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>> the 2013 lincoln mks had a push button or keyless ignition. investigators say reena put the key fob in her purse despite an audible warning likely made by the car. officials say the carbon monoxide from the engine built up into the garage and seed into the house eventually killing them both. to find out how quickly the fumes in a running car could turn deadly, abc news conducted a demonstration working with carbon monoxide experts to monitor co levels. the bay shore fire department in long island new york there to help keep us s@fe. the car a 2013 chrysler 300, one of many on the market with keyless ignitions and no automatic shutoff. this garage freestanding. we covered the vents to mimic what could happen with many attached garages. we'll leave the car running. two and a half hours in, 890
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lethal. >> and he -- then at almost 4 1/2 hours in -- >> if you were to go inside the garage and close the door, you would probably loss consciousness within five to ten minutes and death would follow. it's just behind that door. it's lethal. >> reporter: at this point, the fire department too worried about the danger to continue. for the chrysler in our demo, there are alerts inside the car, but critics say that's not much use if no one is inside. chrysler tells us its cars meet or exceed all public tlbl federal safety standards most cars have some kind of visual or audible alert when the you leave the car and some an automatic shutoff. critics say that's what all cars should have. >> if you know it's a safety risk and you have an easy way to fitch the problem, then why wouldn't you do it on au cars in >> the national high traffic safety administration required an alarm, not an automatic shutoff. nhtsa says it will issue a final
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rule in february. the family is suing ford, the maker of lincoln cars. ford says the keyless ignition system has proved to be safe and reliable. they add many current models with keyless ignition do have the automatic shutoff feature. >> this was a senseless accident. >> reporter: alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> so sad to hear that. by the way, alex tells us an estimated 5 million keyless vehicles do not have that automatic shutoff system. there are a lot of cars out there that don't have it. >> a good warning to check your koran monoxide detectors at home. >> absolutely. coming up, a popular textbook accused of rewriting history history. >> and why they decided to use a term worker over slave. you're watching "world news now."
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and last week kobe was about to read chapter five when he came across this is reference to early immigration to the u.s. >> it had africans and african americans in the atlantic slave trade as workers implying pay as if we had come here willingly and were paid to do our jobs. >> reporter: his response a text picture to his mom. >> with a sarcastic comment saying we were real hard workers, weren't we in >> message received. >> it was a little troubling. >> reporter: she did messaging of her own on facebook posting a video flipping through the book detailing what it did and didn't include. >> there is no mention of africans working as slaves or being slaves. >> reporter: it's been shared across the country and got the attention of the publisher mcgraw-hill which announced friday it would revamp references in the textbook's digital version to state african slaves arrived as a forced migration and worked as slave labor, a step but not adequate
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for ronnie. >> many schools don't use the digital version. we know this textbook is going to sit in schools for eight to ten years. >> reporter: she speaks with authority because she's a former teacher herself and is now a p.h.d. candidate specializing in education curriculum and should the state need someone with her experience to vet school textbooks, she says she would relish the chance. all of these stories i'm wondering how they're being told this is the first step in high school history. what's the u.s. history book look like? >> she makes some interesting points. i hope they take her up on the fact she's willing to review these textbooks. >> i hope they do. the printed version is now in some 267 districts that are already using it. that was deborah wrigley from our houston station. what a heads-up kid, what a smart kid to be able to realize that mistake. >> and to catch it.
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>> yes, and talk to his mom about it. coming up, lack of sleep and your health. >> the new study about weight gain and your bedtime. we wouldn't know anything about that in the overnight. you're watching "world news now." i will take beauty into my own hands...where it belongs. olay regenerist. it regenerates surface cells. new skin is revealed in only 5 days. without drastic measures. stunningly youthful. award-winning skin. never settle for anything less. the regenerist collection. from the world's #1. olay, your best beautiful what do you got to offer us today? balance transfer that's my game bank you never heard of, that's my name haa! thank you. uh, next. watch me make your interest rate... disappear. there's gotta be a better way to find the right card. whatever kind you're searching for, creditcards.com lets you compare hundreds of cards to find the one
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having serious consequences. >> reporter: it's something all teens love. staying up late. a new study from uc berkeley finds if your teen goes to bed late, they are at a higher risk of gaining weight. >> this is the first study of its kind to look at the relationship between bedtimes and weight gain above and beyond sleep duration. so you're more likely to gain weight going to bed at 2:00 a.m. than you are at 9:00 p.m., regard regardless of how much sleep you're getting. >> reporter: more than 3,000 people were studied and over 60% of young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 went to bed past 11:00 p.m. >> that late bedtime was associated with an increase in weight gain that was -- that corresponds to 2.1 unit increases in body mass index over that developmental period. >> reporter: so what exactly does that mean? on average a 5'5" female teen
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to bed late during the period from adolescent to adulthood will gain approximately 12 pounds >> at 11:00 or 12:00 at night, you're not likely to reach for a salad or apple. you're more likely to reach for pizza, hot dogs or hamburgers. that over time to lead to increased weight gain. >> apparently. >> so depressing. >> isn't it depressing? i just remember high school. i think i got five hours of sleep a night. i had a lot of homework. >> nowadays you're catching up >> when? when would that be? >> even you have problems when you're flying. >> you tell me. >> what is he wearing? this was one of the selfies you took. >> this is on the acela. >> is that you in the back? >> with the blonde hair wondering why you're taking a picture of naked man? >> that is great. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook wnnfans.com. >> remember to follow us on
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