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breaking news in america this morning -- another explosion in the new york city area has the nation's largest metropolis on edge. authorities working to find out if that new blast is connected to the others that rattled jersey. we're live. >> those explosions come as world leaders are converging on new york for the united nations general alembly. security also high at the emmy awards. emotions running high for tvs biggest night. and a close call for a race official. he thought no cars were coming.
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good monday morning, everyone. we have major developments in the string of explosive devices in new york and new jersey. >> a device found last night near i elizabeth, new jersey, exploded overnight. it was one of five devices discovered inside a backpack in a garbage can. it was working to disarm it. >> five people were take into custody in manhattan. those five people were picked up dur a traffic stop at the verrazano bridge. this is the scene. this was the scene on the belt parkway last night during that situation where five people were
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>> we have video from inside a restaurant a few hundred feet away from the manhattan blast. when listening to the blast, you can here it clearly. they stayed surprisingly calm. >> so many people in the new york area were on edge and remain on j. all of this happening as the u.n. general assembly is set to begin i >> ray raimundi joins us from the scene of the chels any neighborhood. >> reporter: security is very tight here in this area. ahead of the world leaders coming here. we know multiple law enforcement agencies are telling abc news that the explosion in manhattan and behind me and in seaside
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could be connected based on similar cell phones used. those arrests are happening right now or those five individuals are being questioned by fbi ayegents right now. the new york metro area. on edge this morning. another device discovered overnight in new jersey. just miles away from new york city. five devices found inside of a backpack. one of them exploding after bomb experts this while authorities say it was near the verrazano bridge where fbi interests stopped what they call a vehicle of interest connected to the bombings the. authorities trying to find who is responsible. the explosion. the chaos all happening on a balmy saturday night. law enforcement on the hunt. >> the evidence we've collected
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we're following leads. >> reporter: piece by piece, investigators are analyzing every particle of debris left, including looking closely at this dumpster. >> it was louder than thunder. it was just a large boom. where the building kind of shook. >> i got some type of explosion inside of a garbage can. >> reporter: meanwhile, federal authorities looking into whether a pipe bomb which exploded in this trash new jersey is related to the bombings in new york city. >> the word is both devices are pressure cookers. they were similar in construct. >> reporter: the explosions and a stabbing rampage over the weekend in a minnesota mall which investigators are calling a potential act of terrorism sparking renewed fares across the country. and in light of those new farea,
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to be vigilant and report anything suspicious. >> let's get back to the story. what's happening in elizabeth, new jersey. what are you learning from your post? >> reporter: yeah, kendis. what we have learned is that one of the five devices found in that backpack -- bomb squad experts were trying to disarm one of them, to cut wires, that's when it exploded. the controlled. but thankfully, no one was hurt or around the area at the time. law enforcement agents are trying to go through surveillance video to see who exactly placed that device there in elizabeth, new jersey. we understand shrapnel and other evidence is being sent to quantico. >> we hear so often see something, say something.
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so far, nouchb cases has resulted in an arrest. investigators say they're looking at important clues. >> steve gomez takes a look at who might be responsible. >> the profile is definitely someone willing to plan and to basically develop these types of bombs. the more we're learning about the devices, the more it seems there's some sophistication. it would require some kind o there's a lot of information online and al qaeda and isis has put a lot of that on the internet to where people here in the u.s. could research and develop the devices themselves. new york city, one went off, one did not. so that's typical of the kinds of people that are just trying to do it themselves. so they're probably people that are trying to do it on their own, using the internet to research and then develop.
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there. the presidential kptds are react kt to the explosions as well as knife attack in minnesota. >> donald trump tweet ed overnight that he'll make america safe again. trump immediately called the blast in new york a bomb. clinton said she wanted to wait for the facts. she condemned the incidents as apparent terrorist mall is being looked at as a terrorist attack. isis is claiming the attacker was a quote soldier of the islamic state. the suspect has not been officially identified. reports show him as a 22-year-old former college student from somalia. in other news, the crisis in syria is at the top of the
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assembly meets here in new york. u.s.-led forces killed syrian fornss this weekend in an errant air strike. the mistake led to harsh criticism from syria and russia. secretary of state kerry fired back saying russia was grand standing and show boating. a hiker had injuries to her head and leg and needed to be air-lifted from the trail about 17 miles inland i to get a helicopter in there saturday night. it was television's biggest night. the primetime emmy awards being held in l.a. >> hbo was a big winner. the series, "veep" repeated as best comedy series.
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game of thrones has won 38 emmys overall. making it the most honored primetime series. >> some surprises, best actor in a drama series, going rami malek. >> and best actress from orphan black on bbc america. also a warning for parents about a well-known cold plus, the thief caught on camera, dropping in and pulling off a robbery. he got none of what he expected. we'll tell you why. and more on the breaking news across the new york ir ya. more on the explosive devices found overnight. or here. today, there's a new option. introducing drug-free aleve direct therapy. a tens device with high intensity power
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julia will make roads wet along the southern atlantic coast. if you're flying, expect airport delays in charlotte, washington, philadelphia, new york, and boston. updating our breaking news right now, more explosive devices have turned up overnight in the greater new york city area. five of them found in a backpack near a train station in elizabeth, new jersey. >> one of those devices trying to disarm it. no one was injured. amtrak service in the area was suspended. five people are being questioned in connection with saturday's explosion many manhattan. they were detained after a traffic stop in brooklyn last night. but so far, no one has been charged. >> an official tells "the new york times" that all or most of the five people in custody may have been from the same family and may have been on their way to the airport. 29 people were injured in manhattan over the weekend. a second device was found a few blocks away.
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and then the wires went into like there was something the size of a cell phone. and i thought, that looks like a child's science experiment that they threw out. >> that's the woman that found a second device in new york city. investigators are trying to determine if the new york attack was linked to an earlier explosion in a small plane crashed into an arizona house this weekend. no one was seriously hurt. you can see the plane on its way down. it was carrying four skydivers who managed to bail out before impact. no one in the home was hurt either. the pilot suffered burns. and there was a close call at the singapore grand prix for a race marshall. a quick restart of the race after a crash caught him and everyone else by surprise. he was told it would be safe to go out on the track and pick up one last piece of debris.
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as they headed into the straightaway. >> ah, he made it safely. time now for some sports. >> football highlights from espn. good morning, america. week two of the nfl. i have the two highlights you need to see and i'm hinting at a vikings highlight because i have a purple tie on. let's see what happened with the packers and the vikes. brand-new stadium looks good. at least from the outside. warm on the inside. third quarter. vikes up, 10-7. adrian peterson. this is problematic. gets gets up. then right back down. we've got some pain. peterson's right leg hit on the play. he had to limp off to the sideline then locker room. mri on monday. right knee injury. later in the game. packers down three. third and 14, aaron rodgers, fumbled one. threw his first pick in minnesota since 2009. rodgers is frustrated. the vikings win it, 17-14. dolphins-patriots. jimmy garoppolo making his first home start.
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second quarter. he finds danny amendola. three touchdown passes. the pats are up 21-0. but late things are going great. but later in the quarter, garoppolo as he completes a pass to mitchell, that's not the big thing. it's kiko alonzo, rocking his world. he goes down hard. he's shaken up. lands on his elbow. jams up into the shoulder. several reports sprained a.c. joint. they have to watch him day to day. pats within it. 31-24. they're down to their third string quarterback. that's what we have right now. it's a monday. good morning, america. >> good morning to you, too. up next in the pulse, the emmys. the emotions on stage. and a jeb bush cameo. and what might have been the strangest outfit on the red carpet. have been the strangest outfit on the red carpet., and my sweethearts gone sayonara.
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of course, topping "the pulse" this morning, the big moments from last night's primetime emmy awards. >> "game of thrones" had another winning night. and a touching moment from julia louis-dreyfus. who won her seventh acting award. lauren lyster has more. >> reporter: the 68th annual emmy awards kicked off the celebration of television with some of the year's most celebrated tv characters. host jimmy kimmel flying in on a dragon. setting the stage for a night facing off against "the people versus o.j. simpson." the two series with the most nominations at 23 and 22 respectively. >> if your show doesn't have a dragon or a white bronco in it, go home now. >> reporter: presidential politics making it into the show. with the tv commander in chief julia louis-dreyfus winning for veep. >> our show started out as a political satire.
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>> reporter: the "snl" actress who place clinton winning a best supporting actress emmy. >> thank you, hillary clinton. >> reporter: there was a jeb bush cameo. >> who is to blame for donald trump? >> reporter: singling out the producer of reality tv. >> we don't have to watch reality shows anymore because we're living in one. >> reporter: some of the show's other big acting awards going to -- talent a chance. >> please tell me you're seeing this, too. >> i feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women at the center. >> reporter: winning outstanding limited series. >> the people versus o.j. simpson. >> reporter: and the the winning comedy and drap ma series -- >> veep. >> game of thrones. >> reporter: and now they're tearing down the emmy red carpet. but it is not over. hollywood is moving the action from the awards to the afterparties. in los angeles, i'm lauren lyster, abc news. >> and shows like the emmys are more than just a chance to honor those who make tv shows. they're also fashion shows.
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checking our top stories, five explosive devices have been found in a backpack in elizabeth, new jersey. one detonated last night as the bomb squad tried to disarm it. but no one was hurt. meanwhile, five people were detained in a traffic stop in brooklyn. they were being questioned in connection with saturday's explosion in manhattan. incidents have led to stepped general alembly. the u.n. says security at the complex is constantly being assessed. looking at today's weather, hot and dry for most of the west but some showers in the northwest. there will be strong storms in the midwest. high humidity along the gulf coast. and those storms in the southeast all the result of remnants of tropical storm julia. but in tampa, 88 degrees. and now, let's get more details on this morning's top story. for the second time in three days, a device has exploded in
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>> abc producer joshua hoyas is there on the scene in new jersey. the fbi field office for that area in newark just released a series of tweets and updates. what are we hearing? >> that's right. at this point, what we're hearing from the fbi in newark is that the area has been rendered safe and secure. there was a big question about the number of devices still around. one device did -- was detonated by officers. at this t, on the other four. the area is secure. >> and joshua, what is it like at the scene? you arrived shortly after the detonation. what is the tone there? >> no, the area is still very tense, diane. there's a lot of security coming through. a lot of different agencies, fire strucks. the sheriff's department. the area is still on high alert. even though we've gotten the okay from the fbi.
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but it's a major commuter station. some of the lines there feed the greater new york city area, correct? >> yeah, it's going to be a headache for monday. amtrak passes through this area. the northeast corridor line. so does major parts of new jersey transit. this area, just for perspective. the railway shut down between elizabeth and newark airport. you can only imagine the number of people trying to from new jersey and new york and all the way through the eastern seaboard. >> that's joshua hoyas for us, abc news producer. thank you so much. appreciate the update. overnight, five people taken into custody following a traffic stop in brooklyn. so many different developments took place in all of these scares overnight. >> the fbi said they had pulled them over because the vehicle was on interest. now asking those people. no arrests made. the latest from "good morning america."
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