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gig the ratings bonanza he predicted? that's in "the skinny" this moay, november 9th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning are on this very busy monday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. new disturbing details about lax security ahead of last week's catastrophicic plane csh in egypt. >> as the consensus proceeds that a bomb brought down the russian passenger jet, airport officials say scanners were often not functioning, workers weren't searched, and some tourists weren't even patted down. abc's brian ross has more on the chatter picked up from isis. >> reporter: aviation security officials say there is new evidence that what happened here was likely an inside job. that isis recruited someone with access to the ramp at the sharm el-sheikh airport to plant a bomb on the russian jet. with investigators this weekend scrutinizing airport surveillance videos and employee records for a possible suspect.
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of eigightembers of congress to receive a classified briefing on the investigation. >> is may have concluded that the best way to defeat airport defenses is not to go through them, but to go around them with the help of somebody on the inside. >> reporter: u.s. authorities tell abc news that electronic intercept devices bolts before and after the crash indicated that isis was in communication with someone at the sharm el-sheikh airport. >> if this is a bomb by the affiliate of isis in the sinai, isis has fly eclipsed laiairkd edd al qaeda as the greatest terrorist threat in the world. >> reporter: ar the 224 victims were buried in st. petersburg, officials say shrapnel wounds were discovered in several bodies, another indication the plane was likely brougught down by explosive device. saturday egyptian officials said the cockpit voice recorder, cv captured a distinct but undetermined noise jusust befor it stopped working.
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>> a noise was heard in the last seconds of the cvr recording. >> reporter: u.s. experts say it was be possible and quickly to determine if that noise was a bomb, if so, precisely where it was placed. but that hasn't happened yet. senior u.s. officials tell abc news that fbi forsic agents with their wealth of knowledge have not been invited to be part of the investigation on the ground. brian ross, abc news, new york. a very deadly accident in a suburb of washington, d.c. pickup truck slammed intnto a church van and burst into flames. neighbors who heard what t they say sounded hike a bomb trying to save the passengers but the truck driver and three people in the van were kill, including a child. 14 others were hospitalized, eight in critical condition. six children are among the injured. police in austin, texas, are searching for a suspect in the shooting of a high-profile judge outside her own home. district judge jewelry jewelry
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being ambushed after pulling through her driveway. policing going through past felony cases for a potential suspect and her colleagues are being told to be on alert for their personal safety. in michigan three teens are under arrestfter officials foiled a school shooting plot. police say two 15-year-olds and an 18-year-old used instagram to hatch a plan to attack a middle schoolnd high school in genesee county. if convicted they could face life in prison. the funeral for the 6-year-old boy killed during that police chase last week that seriously wounded his fafather. two police officers now charged in his death are in crt for a bond aring. the question remains, what triggered the chase in the first place? here's abc's philip mena. >> reporter: two louisiana law enforcement officers under arrest and facing charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder after an incident that left an armed father injured and his 6-year-old son dead. >> nothing is more important
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than this badge that we wear on our uniform. tonight that badge has been tarnished. >> reporter: investigators interviewing witnesses, examining 911 recordings, and body camera footage. >> it is the most disturbing thing i've seen. >> reporter: trying to figure out what led the officers, who were moonlighting as city marshals, to fire their weapons at a vehicle driven by chris few. his son,n,irst grader jeremy martis, a passenger after a pursuit tuesday night. four law enforcement officers in all at the shooting scene. >> i mean, just smiling, laughing at the sky, like he's almost looking at god. >> reporter: megan dixon, few's deyawn say, said she and few left in separate vehicles after an argument at this pool hall. a short time later she saw police vicles pursuing him. now a makeshift memorial. dozens leaving flowers and balloons at the intersection where the shooting occurred. both officers were named in a
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year by a man saying police used excessive force in his arrest. that complaint is still pending. philip mena, abc news, marksville, louisiana. protests at university of missouri ramped up when dozens of football players announced they won't practice or play. their head coach is lending his support, tweeting this photo of ayers and coaches linking arms. protesters are demanding the university president step down for failing to take aion after a series of racially charged incidents. a terrifying night at an ihihop restaant in mississippi as the parking lot caves without notice, swallowing up car after car as families dined inside. first a loud boom, then lights go out, the groundave way. here's abc's 34 yeah riviera. >> reporter: a car still teetering on the edge. more than a dozen others buried in the mud below. massive far longer than a football field tore through t this
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ihop parking lot on a busy saturday night. >> employees ran to the window and yelled "earthquake!" everyone went into a panic. >> reporter: slabs of pavement cracked open, creating a massive crevice 15 feet deep. remarkably, no one was injured. he was eating dinner inside, their car parked outside. >> everything was suddeden and quick. they were slamming their forks down and running outside as soon as they could. ce outside there was a large amount of people sprinting for their lives. >> reporter: emergency personnel saan underground din pipe collapsed. the investigation has not ruled out constructn as a contributing factor. diners grateful to be unhurt are now hoping insurance will cover their losses. after such a dramatic end to what was supposed to be a normal night out. gloria riviera, abc news, washington. ben carson is on the defensive as he fac fresh
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the retired neurosurgeon has told about overcoming a violent childhood d and excelling in high school and college. he said the news reports questioning his stories are "a political hit job." >> anybody when going back decades can be 100% accurate on everything, if you can show me that person, i will sit at their knee and learn. >> carson's chief rival, donald trum calls the controversy very strange. he's back on the campaign trail in illinois after sting "snl" over the weekend. we'll have more of trump's appearance in "the skinny." hillary clinton is in new hampshire. exactly three months from today, they'll officially file her candidacy. she'll hold a town hall in the granite state. focus shifts back to iowa where the three democratic candidates where they'll hold another debate. google wants to rule over heart disease.
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the tetech giant announcing a partnership with the american heart association to find new ways of fighting the world's top killer. a company executive says the battle against heart disease is ripe for innovation and unconventional thinking. the new project is starting out with $50 millio starbucks coming under fire for its holiday cups. >> what is the world coming to? why? >> the coffee chain use simple red cups. no reindeers, no symbols are nothing. some are accusing the company of waging a war on christmas and hating on jesu >> what? >> customers are being encouraged to say "merry christmas" instead of their names forcing baristas to write it down. starbucks said if theyy try to treat a culture of inclusion and the cups are meant to be a blank canvas. the cool baristas at starbucks could put on a menorah, a christmas tree, angels.
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>> a kwanzaa bush, something. all right. starting today create a customized package from oreo cookie cookies. on the oreo site there are two choices for wrappers, both in black and white with special graphics. >> consumers can color the wrappers digitally, pay for the cookies, and have the customized package shipped to someone special. if you prefer you can order a black and white package and mail them instead of markers. >> obviously the marketing folks at oreo were busy the last few weeks. >> no price yet how much that will put you back. coming up in "the skinny" -- how much would you pay for one of john lennon's guitars? the price might strike a serious chord. also ahead, tantalizeing new hints for "star wars" fans and thlatest ailer, the anticipation is building right before the movie's premiere. first a safety alert for parents putting kids on school buss. who's demanding seat belts for every rider before another accident? that's after our forecast map. storminess in the southeast.
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spilling nearly 20,000 gallons of eththanol int the mississippi river. also in this derailment, no fires, smoke or injuries were reported. the residents were evacuated because of both accidents under investigation this morning. there may be a big change that could impt how your child goes to school. >> for the first time the government is supporting a movement to have a seat belt for every child on a sool bus. abc's marcie gonzaleon what's behind the change. >> reporter: horrific school bus crashes like this sending students flying out of their seats, prompting a first of its nd effort from federal regulators. the ad of the national highway traffic safety administration announcing a new push to put seat belts on every school bus in the country. though acknowledging it will be an expensive challenge, the agency now says it will save the lives of children. >> i believe my dghter would still be here if she had a seat belt. >> reporter: only six states require all school buses to be
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until now, federal regulators have organized that was because they are incredibley safe vehicles built specifically to protect passengers. crash tests by seat belt manufacturer imi performed for abc news showed cease belts can keep riders safer in bus rollovers. >> the children that are belted are safe. the children that are unrestrained are thrown throughout the vehicle. >> reporter: no timeline on when new requirements might be implemented, just a big push to get students buckled up. marcie gonzales, abc news, new york. >> very good effort there. coming up, the ratings numbers now in for donald trump's "snl" appearance. musical instruments played by john lennon and lick the by
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larry david returning as democratic candidate bernie sanders. >> so america, if you believe in bernie, i need you to go home, open your closet, pull out your vacuum, dump it upside down, and send me all the pennies that fall out of it. that's right. i'm bernie sanders. and want your vacuum pennies! . >> hs almost so goo you do a a double-take, is it bernie? >> this is when he was out of character. he heckled trump during his monologue, calling him a racist, in reference to the protests outside the studio. >> david said he was paid $5,000 to do it. trump responded with "as a businessman, i can fully respect that." turning next to superstar lindsey vonn, the olympic gold medal l championnded up in the hospital over the weekend after trying to break up a dogfight. >> she was trying to wrestle
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away a frisbee from her two dogs when she suffered bites on her hand requiring a trip to the e.r. for stitches. she posted a video from sial media m making a joke it was part of a jimmy fallon h halloween costume, referencing his recent tumble. fallon responded to vaughn saying, oh, no, i was fing mine. >> oh, and wishing her a spepeedy covery. we do too, becau ski season in colorado, it's only a couple of weeks away. now to a follow-up to a "skinny" story from last week, a major auction of music medical ra bill la. >> the big-ticket item, a guitar stolen from john lennon. the 1962 gibson acoustic stole r a mind-boggling $2.4 million,ven though lennon owned it for about a year. it was used to record the hits "love me do" and "p.s. i love you." it was said to have been used in writing the hits "i wanna hold your hand" and "all my loving." >> i love those songs.
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spirit foundation, a chatable organization that was founded by leon's widow yoko ono. e winner of the multimillion dollar guitar has wished to remain a anonymous i would too. >> thank you. >> i wouldn't want anyon coming near that. >> as part of this auction there were interesting items up for bid. including kurt cobain's green sweater. >> that's right. and a lock of his hair, wasn't it? >> yeah. >> i thought you were going to bid tt one. >> no. finally, a question. if a guitar played by john lennon fetched nearly $2.5 million, how much would an instrument licked by mylie cyrus oh, yeah. >> yeah. let's see this. oh my goodness. she's really going to do it. >> she goes in for it. >> apparently this one got over 50 grand this past week. the pop star used her tongue in an effort to up the bidding on a piano being auctioned for charity. cyrus was asked if she'd lick and it she did.
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$50,000 was donated to the los angeles lgbt center. cyrus was there as the honored recipient of their vanguard award for her work in helping the lgbt community and homeless youth. looking at that that's one way to tickle the ivories.
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wars" trailers, the dudes are back. >> it's true. all of it. >> reporter: han solo. an angry chewbacca. and the new guy. >> i don't know your name. >> reporter: but this surprise new peek at "the force awakens," released in japan, seems to suggest this time the force is with the females. assessy ridley's character is no damsel in distress, although this looks bad. >> thi film makes it very clear the luke skywalker character in this movie is in fact going to bebe daisy ridley. >> reporter: and this new line -- >> i know all about wting for my fami. >> reporter: sparking all kinds of speculation. is she a solo? skywalalker? who is she related to? >> you hear family and you think, who's she related to? my bet is probably not admiral akbar. >> is a trap! >> reporter: there's a lot more of droid bb8.
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leia in a command center. and more yoda-esque talk from a mysterious character we haven't seen. >> hope is notost today. >> reporter:r: luke skywalker is still missing from this trailer. for some, reigniting the whole luke is the bad guy theory. >> and fulfill our destiny. i will finish what you started. >> i sort of feel like when he is revealed to us, like he will be the luke skywalker we know and love. that said, if he i is evil that would be so interesting and fascinating. >> reporter: maybe this time he's just somewhere waiting to be rescued by rae. clayton abandon clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> where's chewbacca? >> this bear just really fits with the chewbacca theme. december 18th. how exciting. it looks really, really cool. >> i'd lov to play chewbacca's love interest.
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get a room. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. the top headlines we're following on "world news now." intense scrutiny for egypt's shararm el-sheh airport as more experts point to a bomb as a the likely cause of the russian jetliner crash. security lapse are exposed and new details on whatt isis w was saying before and after the plane went down. two major train derailments in wisconsin have triggered evacuations. then cars jumped their tracks in watertown, leaking hundreds of gallons of crude oil.
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leaking nearly 20,000 gallons of ethanol ethanol. google is partnering with the american heart association to battle heart diseas the tech giant promising innovation and unconventional thinking in the $50 milon project to take on world's top killer. the philadelphia eagles handed the dallas cowboys their sixth straight loss last night, 33-27. it was in overtime. it's the cowboys' longest strus estest losing streak in 26 years. those are some of our top headlines on this monday, november 9 9th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good morng. we're going to get statarted thi half hour with the investigation into that russian plane crash in egypt. and growing consensus that a bomb is to blame. >> intelligence officials say swepts show isis had direct contact wh someone on the ground in sharm el-sheikh, egypt. airport owe fingers are
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with morere, hers abc's molly hunter. >> reporter: a brief click caught on tape. that sound could be critical to figuring out how this russian passenger jet crashed. >> a noise was heard in the last seconds of the cvr recording. >> is it a bomb or is it something we're hearing where the airplane is phycally coming apart? >> reporter: so fa all signs seem to point to a bomb. and u.s. officials are expressing growing confidence in that theory. the metrojet flight came down 23 minutes into the trip, breaking up midair, killing all 224 people on board. scattering debris across the sinai desert. russia has now halted all flights to egypt and the uk has suended fligh to sharm el-sheikh, now sending in empty planes to evacuate tourists. back in america the u.s. department of homeland security announced increased screenings for all passengers. >> they will experience increased numbers of pat down
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searches and their personal items will be swabbed. screeners will be looking for explosive residue. >> reporter: as investigators analyze those black boxes and interview every single airport employee, crewst the crash site are searching for any evidence of an explosion. >> every bomb has a signature, a chemical signaturure, tt will be left on whatever it blows up. >> reporter: u.s. authoties are now telling abc news that electronic intercepts from the islamic state before ask after that crash indicate that isis was in communication with someone at the srm el-sheikh airport. that means that airport security was compromised and it was likely an inside job. reena, kendis? >> all right, molly. u've now flown in and out of f at airport a couple of times. w tight would you say security and is has it changed at all over the last week? >> reporter: it's changed lot. now, we flew in and out about
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two days after that crash. and i can tell you i was not patted down, my bag was not searched. i actually made it tthe tarmamac without ever showing myoarding pass. it was comical. airports around egypt are famous for loose security. cairo included. now, just two days o, about five days after the crash, security was comically over the top. they sent my bag through five times, they patted m meown four tis when i didn't even set off a metal detector. they're clearly trying to make a huge show for international media, that they've beefed up that secuty. >> that's so troubling. what can you tell ? what's the next step for investigors, given this new information? >> reporter: given this new information, reena, investigors, that investigation team which is sed in cairo, is poring over thatcctv camera footage, looking for any clues. but the egyptian investigation committee is begging the international community and
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that information, to share any intelligence. right now they feel like the just don't have enough information to draw conclusions and yet the western governments are out there leaking to the media. so they are begging for some international help. >> all right, abc's molly hunter, thank you for that report from sharm el-sheikh, egypt, this morning. we're going to stay in that region because seven israelis were wounded in three separate attack in the west bank yesterday. this was caught on camera. watch carefully, a young woman stabbing a settlement security guard. she pulled that knife from her purse when he asked to see some identification. he was slightly wounded but was able to shoot his attacker. that woman is in serious condition. the ongoing violence will likely be on the agenda when israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu meets today with president obama. it's their first fe-to-face meeting since the iran nuclear deal was adopted. also hanging over today's
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spokes han who has described mr. obama as anti-semitic and secretary of state john kerry as someone who cannot be taken seriously. we're counting down to the next republican debate tomorrow night in wisconsin. as he surges in the polls benen rson facing increasing scrutiny abobout his past. and hisival donald trump weighing in on the controversy. it's "your voice, yourvote" and mary bruce is covering the campaign. >> reporter: live from new york. >> donald trump! >> reporter: the republican presidential front-runner took center stage on "saturday night live" to applause and protests. >> donald trump has got to go! >> reporter: donald trump took on chief rival dr. ben carson and allegations stories about carson's past don't add up. >> it's a weird deal going on but it's a lot of statements that are very troubling statements. >> ben carson! >> reporter: carson spent his sunday at a rally in puerto rico, throwing his support
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rat behind a state. >> 51! >> reporter: the candidate appeared his usual mellow self, a far cry from friday. >> wait a minute, don't -- don't lie -- >> reporter: the latest questions raised by "the wall street journal" center on a story from carson's 1990 autobiography. the neurosurgeon says there was a hoax test on his perception 301 class and everyone walked out but him. according to carson the student paper took a photo. "the wall street journal" reported that yale says there was no such class by that name and no such picture exists. >> it's just so stupid. >> reporter:arson took to facebook showing this article from "the yale daily news" which talks about a hoax test. it does not mention carson. he posted this syllabus for a class called "perception" but it's from 2002, not 1970. despite his explanations, more questions remain.. >>he burden of p proof is not going to be on me to corroborate everything that i've ever talked about in my life. we have much more important
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things to do. >> reporter: mary bruce, abc news, washington. a major change out of washington could impact the way kids travel to school across all 50 states. for the first time ever the federal government is suppoing a move to install seat belts for every child on school buses. an average of five people in the u.s. die in school bus crashes every year. only six states currently require seat belts. >> the children that are belted, they're safe. the children that are unrestrained, they're thrown throughout the vehicle. >> there's no timeline when the implemented. the head of the national highway traffic safety administration admits it will be expensive, but it will save children's lives. pice i in texas are searching for a suspect in the shooting of a high-profile outside her home in austin. she's recovering but now investigators are combing
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files for a potential suspect. >> reporter: she spent years putting felons behind babars, even sending some to death row. police believe someone may want her dead and they have no shortage of potential suspects in the shooting of judge jewelry kocurek. >> each year 1,000 people charged with crimes. when you're sending people to prison and death row not everybody's happy. >> reporter: the judge was shot as she pulled into the driveway of her upscale austin home friday night just after 10:00. >> gunshots, rapid succession, no pause. >> reporter: the austin american statesesman repos she was coming home from a high school football game with others in her suv. the paperr says a she pulled up, a bag of trash or a garbage can had been laced in front of her security gate. as she got out to move it, the judge was ambushed. >> at this point, we don't have a lot of information about the suspect.
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>> reporter: kocurek did not suffer life heat threatening injuries but her colleague judges are being warned to watch their backs. before she became a judge sheaves a prosecutor so there may be a long line of hardened criminals with a grudge against this judge. ryan owens, abc news, austin. an emotional day for a family in brooklyn, new york. getting back a pair of treasured medals earned decades ago. 93-year-old ann burn received two replacement purple hearts for her brother, lieutenant andrew doyle, who disappeared while flying missions over the pacific in 1944. the medals were stole anyone a burglary several years ago and now the family can pass the replacements on to the next generation. veterans day came a little elyly for an injured member of the u.s. army reserve and her family. annette watson was surprised by a brand-new ford explore arer from "operation home front 86" in boise, idaho. local l football legen ian
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johnson presented them with the keys. "operation home front" is in its fourth year helping servicemen and women. two close encounters with dangerous creatures. >> the first, a great white shark scare for a group of divers in south africa. the close encounter was posted online by american tourist spencer riley who was on his honeymoon diving in that area. that shark was chasing a string of bait. >> then nose dives straight int a small gap of that shark cage. no one was hurt. it was described as not too scary and pretty exhilarating. near houston surprise visitor dropped in on a shopping center. it put up quite a fight. alligator trapper christie cragworth subdued him. it's not quite a dangerous
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>> look at how she tamed that beast. >> like that one. >> glad to know everybody was okay in all of those. coming upup, an unprecedented move by a college football team pressuring the school's president to step down. also ahead, the bright strange lights seen in the sky over southern california. the instant reaction as the mysty is solved. >> it't's aliens. discovering hope and a breakthrough. and extremely difficult cancer battle. now a little girl and her family have reason to celebrate. that is after our forecast map. 41 and snowy in great falls. the lead story, hockey is making a comeback in great falls. what do you got to offer us today? balance transfer that's's my game bank you never heard of, that's my name haa! thank you. uh, next. watch me make your interest rate... disappear.
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limousine when he was assassinated nearly 52 years ago. they were sold in dallas this weekend for $100,000. now to the controversy that is brewing in the midwest. dozens of players on the university of missouri football teamay they will not play, sitting out all team activities, until the president of the university steps down. >> and the coaches support their decision to protest how their president has handled race and discrimination on campus. ron claiborne has the latest. >> reporter: weeks of racial tension on the university of missouri campus boiling over with roughly 30 african-american football players vowing to boycott the team. sasaying the won't participate in any football-related activities unless the university's president is fired or steps down. head coach gary pinkel sming to endorse the boycott tweeting, the mizzou family stands as one, reare united, we are behind our players. >> the first time in quite some time in decades, frankly, we are
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issues of civil disobedience. certainly for aeen toam to sasay, we're not going to play, that's really unheard of. >> reporter: tensions on campus have been simmering for weeks. last month at the homecoming parade protesters blocked the car of university system president tim wolf. african-american stunts come maining of a series of episodes of white students shouting racial slurs. this past week a swastika allegedly scrawled othe wall of a koerm tore. protesters, some live in tents on campus, say wolf has inadequately addressed the race issue on campus. racism and intolerance have no place at the university of missouri or anywhere in our state. university president wolf said in a statement, it is clear to all of us that change is needed. we will share next steps as soon as they are confirmed. but it is unclear if those steps, whatever they are, w will be enough to convince the
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football players to call off their boycott. sunday's practice, scheduled practice, was canceled. the next game is scheduled for saturday against byu if the university of missouri does not play that game, they will owe byu a million-dollar penalty. ron claiborne, abc news new york. >> wow. it's going to be quite a showdown there in the midwest. thanks, ron. coming upe g uping up, a potential medical miracle. >> the babgiven new hope i her fight against cancer.
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for the thousands of families with children battling cancer, hope can sadly be in short supply. >> for onepecial little girl, hope came just at the right time. abc's marcie gonzales has her story. >> reporter: the scientific breakthrough behind this little smile inspiring doctors and cancer patients arnd the world. >> it was a miracle. >> reporter: after spending most of her short life battling leukemia, 1-year-old laila richards' parents were told traditional treatments weren't working and their baby girl was going to die. >> i don't believe in giving up. that's not in me. so i said -- i carried on in my
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when i lose i'm going to get the result that i need. so we just pushed on, pushed on, pushed on. >> reporter: her doctors in london dided to try an experimental treatment never before tested on humansns. injecting laila with a donor's immune cells genetally engineered to attack her cancer >> the technology itself has got enormous potential. >> reporter: two months later laila's leukemia appears to be gone, though doctors caution it's too soon to know if she's cure order whether this could be used to help others. >> it needs to be studied further in a lot more children to know how well does it work and are there possible side effects? >> reporter: still, a dose of hope from this now-healthy, happy girl and her ground-breaking treatment. marcie gonzales, abc news, new york. >> childhood leukemia is the most common form of cancer in children and teens. >> it's so great to see, to realize what a struggle its for tse parents and it's great that they got that hope.
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some success when using this type of treatment on hiv patients. we wish them luck in their research on this. >> we certainly hop this s is potential cure. coming up, mysterious lights in the sky. >> could they be extra-terrestrial in nature? >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not havone, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program. call this number to learn more. this plan was designed with a rate lock for people on a fixed income who want affordable life insurance that's simple to get.
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with weekend residents of southern california have got quite a surprise. spotting a mysterious light in
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>> theorys were around flooding social media. concerns the unusual night was from another world. abc's sarah haines has more. >> reporter: this mysterious streak of light across the night sky in southern california, visible as far away as nevada and arizona. >> i have my camera, we look up, we saw this crazy [ bleep ]. what is that? >> we're being invaded! >> reporter: watch as the small white light slowly expands looking to take over the skyline -- and then a blue-green tail appears as it continues to travel across the sky. the curious scene causing many onhookers to cl law enforcement and flood our l.a. station kabc news with calls wondering what could this be? it's le a scene straight out of "the x-files." >> it looked like a regular airplane, then out of nowhere it blew up into an enormous bright light.
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>> reporter: social media exploding, weird object, anyone know what thahat was or southern california? #meteor, #ufo. and videos showing onlookers' quizzical reactions as people caught a glimpse of the celestial sight. >> oh my god! >> repter: not so fast. turns out the navy strategicic system programs was conducting a scheduled missile test. assuring residents the missile was unarmed. sarah hahaes, abc news, new york. >> you believe in ufos? >> of course, a andhat was one. i don't believe the missile theory theory. i had friends tweeting about it in san diego. having worked in san diego, yoyou're surunded by the military bases there, they uslly tell you if there's going to be something unusual that's not secretive that's going to take place. >> we should be cautious because you think this is some top secret -- >> i think it's bigfoot. >> bigfoot? in the sky?
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bigfoot's flashlight? >> it's a really big flashlight. i don't know. >> what? that's the news for this half hour. >> it was not a missile.
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flashlight. this morning on "world news now," two leading republicans in a showdown. >> one day before the next gop debate, ben carson is on the defensive as reporters question his background. while trump appears before millions looking for laughs and votes. investigating terror after the plane crash in egypt. what intelligence agents are revealing about isis. and who may have hit a bomb in that doomed jet. restaurant scare, a huge hole that opened up outside an i hop swallowing cars in a matter of minutes. the unsafe scene rht now and
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why diners took cover. and later in "the mix," the best facial hair in the world. celebrate beards, moustaches and everything in between in a hair-raising competition. it's monday, november 9th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning on this busy monday here in november. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm nina ninan. sorry to cut you off. >> noo worries, i was o donald trump's twitter page. he's tweeted 18imesow great he was on "saturday night live" since he was on "snl." >> and you're advised? >> i'm surprised it's only 18 times. very mble. >> did you catch "saturday night live"? >> i did see some of the monologue and he was pretty good. he wasn't in it a lot. some of the critics said he wasn't all that funny. but of course we're going to have lenplenty of on that. we're going to begin with presidential politics and just one day away from anothther republican shshowdown.
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>> we have the next debate, it's in milwaukee tomorrow night. ben carson likely to face more questions about his past. donald trump waste nod tim attacking his rival after hosting snh. "your voice, your vote," and abc's mary bruce following the republblicans. >> reporter: new scrutiny into ben carson's past intensifying and the leading republican pushing back. >> the burden of proof is not going to be on me to corroborate everything that i've ever talked about in my life. >> reporter: his campaign clarifying he was never admitted or applying to west point, after claiming he was offered a scholarship. defending his account of a test "the wall street journal" raising questions whether as the candidate claims he was named the most honors student in class. carson responding on facebook postining this 70 article from the school p paper that he says backs up his story. though carson's account is more detailed. and "the wall street journal" so questioning another carson story from high school.
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when he says he shielded a group of white classmates during riots after dr. king's assassination. his campaign says the incident di happen. >> anybody who going back decades can be 100% accurate on everything, if you can show me that person, i will sit at their knee and learn. reporter: carson's's chi rival, donald trump, pouncing on the accusations. >> it's a weird deal going on. >> reporter: trump back to business after some funny business. you used to call me on the cell phone >> reporteter: liverom new york, it was the donald being donald. >> they don't have my talent, my money, especially my goodlucks. but you know what? they're not bad. >> reporter: trump and carson will join six other candidates onstag at the next republican debate on tuesday, whicheans it's probably safe to say you'll be hearing more about these alleged inconsistencies carson carson's past. mary bruce, abc news, washington. emocratic presidential hopeful hillary clinton is in new hampshire today.
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with that state's primary exactly three months from now she'll officially file her candidacy today. she'll also host a town hall as well. the focus later this week shifts back to iowa for the next democratic debate. as for bernie sanders, he'e's in las vegas focusing on nevada. its presidential cau does is public february 4th. an event today on immigration reform follows a rally last night. despite his attacks on clinton he had kind words for her yesterday saying that she'd be infinitely better than any of the republicans running for the oval office. turning to egypt where officials are revealing gaps in security at sharm el-sheikh airport, evidence is mounting that terrorists may be to blame for the crash of the russian passenger jet. russia has sent its first team of inspectors after suspending all flights to egypt. >> reporter: more clues that the doomed russian airliner was brout down by a terrorist bomb. 224 people died when the metrojet plane crashed in egypt
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egypt's sinai desert last weeken shortly after takeoff from the egyptian resort of sharm el-sheikh. electronic intercepts of isis before and after the crash indicated isis was in communication with someone at the sharm el-sheikh airport. congressman adam schiff is one of the eight members of congress to recei a classified briefing on the investigation. >> if this is a bomb by the affiliate of isis in the sinai, isis has now fully eclipsed al qaeda as the gravest terrorist threat in the world. >> repter: isis likely recruited someone with access at the ramp at the airport to plant the bomb on the russian jet. as more of the 224 russian victims were buried this weekend in st. petersburg, officials said shrapnel wounds were discovered in several of the bodies. indicati that the plane was brought down by an expxplosive device. egyptian offials have now confirmed that the cockpit voice recorder, the cvr, captured a distinct but undetermined noise
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just before it stopped working. >> a noise was heard in the last seconds of the cvr recording. >> reporter: that sound could be critical to figuring out how this russian passenger jet crashed. >> is it a bomb or is it something we're hearing where the airplane is physically coming apart? >> airport officials in sharm el-sheikh say a key baggage scanner was often not working or unplugged to save power. they say the biggest weakness was human error, not searching workers, officers and friends.s. the individual attacks on israelis by palestinians show no sign of letup. seven israelis were wounded in three separate attacks in the west bank yesterday. this one was caught on camera after a young woman stabbed a settlement security guard. look again. she pulled a knife from her purse when he asked to see some identification. he was slightly injured but was able to shoot her. she is in serious condition. that's probably going to be one of the topics when the israeli
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prime minister meets with president obama. it's bibi netanyahu's first meetinwith the president since the adoption of the iran nuclear deal. that's why israel is asking for a new security agreement. also hanging over today's meeting in washington, d.c., netanyahu's new chief skesman has described mr. obama as anti-semitic and secretary of state john kerry as someone who cannot be taken seriously. just outside the capital, a devaating toll from a fiery traffic accident. a pickup truck slammed into a church van in marylan and burst into flames. neighbors who heard what they say sounded like a bomb tried to save the passengers but the truck driver and three people in the van were killed drug a child. 14 others were hospitalized, eight of them in critical condition. family and friends will hey to rest a young boy in louisiana who was killed during a police chase tha seriously wounded his father. police say 6-year-old jeremy martis died after city marshals fired into a vehicle driven by
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it's not clear why the officers tried to pull few over in the first place and why they pursued him or why they opened fire. >> i mean, just smiling. burst out laughing at the sky. >> a bond hearing is scheduled today for officers norris greenhouse and derekstafford. they face charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murdrder. texas police are searchi for a suspect in what they're calling a high i've profile hit on a state district judge friday night. judge jewelry ka sairic is recovering after being shot in an ambush outside her home in austin. cosairic is the top presiding judge in her district and police and staff are lookingng tough her court cases for possible suspects. >> every year she has at least a 1,000 new defendants charged with felony crimes. when you're sending people to prison a and y're sending people to death row, not everyone's
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>> cosairic did not suffer life-threatening injuries. her colleagues are told to be on the alert for their personal safety. an extraordinary move by dozens o football mayors from the university of missouri refusing to practice or even play until the university president steps down. their head coach is actually supporting them as well. tweeting this photof players and coaches linking arms. the action capseeks of racial tension on that campus. university president tim wolf under fire for failing to take action after a series of hostile incidents. >> for the first time in decades, frankly, we are seeing sports lead the way on issues of civil disobedience. certainly for a team to say, we're not going to play, that's really unheard of. >> and this morning the players haven't said if they'll refuse to play next saturday's game. the university president says the school will unveil a new diversrsity andd inclusion strategy but not until next april. when dallas cowboys
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pled last night against the eagles whihile a scandal swirled around him. the website dead spin published graphic photos and o other documents regarding the alleleged assault last year of hardy's ex-girlfriend. hardy tweeted his regret about the incident and said he's grateful to still be playing in the nf a lot of women, a lot of men, a lot of sports fans need to say, why is this guy playing in the nfl? >> hardy didn't talk to reporters after last night's game but cowboys owner jerry jones sd he wants to give hardy a second chance. head coach jason garrett said he doesn't want to talk about hardy anymore. >> hardy wasn't much of a factor in last night's game. a 41-yard pass from philadelphia quarterback sam bradford in overtime gave the eagles a 33-27 win over the cowboys. the touchdown broke the fth tie of the game. it was the sixth straight loss for the dallas cowboys. despite a incredible catch by
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getting a whale of a ride. also ahead, a soccer player showing her high school football team a thing or two. the replacement kicker who's so good she's getting national attention. and the high school sexting scandal involving 100 students. what parents across the country ne to know about a secret app. >> youan talk to us, send your comments on facebook. wnnfans.com. and twitter @abcwnn. yore watching "world news now."r me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it worksn his cough too. what? stop! don't pull me! spoiler alert! she doesn't make it! only mucinex dm relieves botht and dry coughs for 12 hours with two medicines in one pill. start the relief. ditctch the miry. let's end this.
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sneaky smartphone apps. here's abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: the small town of canyon city, colorado, reeling from a hh school photo sexting scandal authorities now believe may involve more than 100 underage students. >> are there adults involved, what's going to happ, how far this i is goingo go? >> reporter: officials say the scandal involves kids as young as middle schoolers to varsityty high school football players exchanging nearly 400 nude photos in total. the school superintendent says students use smartphone apps designed to keep those pictures hidden. >> the main source of transfer of these pictures, as best we can ascertain, is an app called photo vault. >> reporter: the photo vault programsan masquerade as other apps such as calculators. by typing in a secret code it allows access to hiddeden content. files, contacts, images can be stored unseen. authorities in canyon city say they have confiscated three cell
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search warrants to examine them. >> we do have a telephoneith several hundred images on it. >> reporter: even parents of kids not involved are concerned. 16-year-old junior kendra stubblefield wants the school to move past the scandal. she says she was asked to take part in the sexting but never did. >> they're just scared. they don't want this situation to define them. >> reporter: authorities are considering suspensions, expulses, and some students may face felony criminal charges. a conviction would force them to resters a sex offender. authorities in canyon city say it could take a month to sort out whether any students will face some of those very serious charges. and they say they'll only fil charges if absolutely necessarily. clayton sandell, abc news, canyon city, colorado. coming up in our next half hour, keeping kids safe. the new push to install seat belts on every schooool bus across this country and how the government plans to get every kid to buckle in despite the
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majocosts. first, kicking butt. the highchool soccer player tapped to fill in for the football team which she's able to do better than every other boy ininer school. can't wait to get to this one.
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now." > we're alady a couple of months into football season. for many high school programs around the country playoff hopes are hanging in the balance. >> an injury on one team led their coach to think outside the box. he saw someone with real potential. but she had no desire to be in the spotlight. not till now. here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: the water break for the miminutemen of cocoa beach hihigh in frida where one of the minutemen is yes, a late-arriving girl. late in the season, that is.
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madison denini, added to the team only as the season was running out. why? bebecause she plays soccer which means she can kick, something coach spotted not long after his regular kicker got injured a few weeks back. >> i'm staring over there saying, hey. i mean, she's the real deal. i mean, 40 years of coaching, i've never seen a female acally kick an extra point or a field goal in a football game. >> reporter: on a hunch he put her on the team and on the field, and boom, madison scored her first extra point. that's her mom and dad. >> it's very exciting. we didn't think we'd get to see something like this in boys' football. but here we are. >> reporter: then she did i again. and again. and a field goal, which led to a win. and the spotlight, well, madison could live without it. >> nerve-racking. i don't really like the attention. but if that's what breakthroughs are going to get, then i guess i'll do it. john donvan, abc news,
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>> and that's why i love my florida. my home state. >> yes. >> you know it's increasing the numbers. estimates are about 1,500 girls ross the nation are playing football. compare that to about 1 million boys. >> we're getting there. >> getting there.
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so the winner for best moustache was keith hobridge of seattle. >> that's pretty good. >> that is good. even with the ducuck face, duck lips the best beard, scott mets. look at that. florida. i would like to say, i moustache you a question. isn't this the best beard you've seen? >> oh! come on. so handsome. >> november can't get over soon enough. >> shaving cream. people are into carpooling. that includes creatures of the sea. we've seen lots of carpooling. this is a seal riding a whale in mexico. it's a trend of different animals mean heeg. we saw a raccoon riding an alligator, a weasel riding a wood pepper. this video has gone viral under
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time. >> ha. hopefully that seal still with us. this is a really cool story out of the uk and south wales. this barber has been cutting this kid's hair for about a month. he's been trying to cut his hair for a month. he's been havg trouble. the young boy, he's autistic, he says he fears when he's cutting near his ear. so finally the barber posted this photo showing how he was his hair. by h having higet distracted with his phone on the floor then cut his hair. like that. >> what was he playingn his iphone? that's what i want to know. >> i'm not sure. he went to give him a high five after the haircut and the kid gave him a hug. >> it is hard to get kids to sit still and cut their hair >> exactly. good job. >> other things people freak out about, somebody hacking i into your iphone. the password, right?
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>> that must be quite a this morning this mororning on orld news now," probing new questions about airport security, terrorism, and secrecy after the deadly plane crash in ypt. what intelligence agents are uncovering. huge hole, the earth opened up under a restaurant parking lot. the frightening scene inside, the destruction outside, and the unsafe conditions right now. new this half hour, a saty alert for parents putting their kids on school buses. >> who's demanding seat belts for every student. how tests show this requirement uld actualally save ves. the numbers are in. was donaldrump's "snl" hosting gig the ratings bonanza he
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that's in "the skinny" this monday, november 9th. >> from abc news, this i is "world news now." good morning to you on this very busy monday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. we're going to get staed on a serious note and the new disturbing details about lax security ahead of last week's catastrophic plane crash in egypt. >> as the consensus grows that a bomb brought down the russian passenger jet, airport officials say scanners were often not functioning, workers weren't searched, and some tourists weren't even patted down. abc's brian ross has more on the chatter picked up from isis. >> reporter: aviation security officials say there is new evidence that what happened here was likely an inside job. thatsis recruited someone with access to the ramp at the sharm el-sheikh airport to plant a bomb on the russian jet. with investigators this weekend scrutinizing airport surveillance videos and employee records for a possible suspect. congressman adam schiff is one
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of eight members of congress to receive a classified briefing on the e investigion. >> isis may have concluded that the best way to defeat airport defenses is not to go through them, but to go around them with the help of somebody on the inside. >> reporter: u.s. authorities tell abc news that electronic intercept devices both before and after the crash indicated that isis was in communication with someone at the sharm el-sheikh airport. >> if this is a bomb by the affiliate of isis in the sinai, isis has fully eclipsed al qaeda as the grave terrorist threat in the world. >> reporter: as more of the 224 russian vtims were buried this weekend in st. petersburg, officials say shrapnel wounds were discovered in several bodies, another indication the plane was likely brought down by explosive device. saturday egyptian officials said the cockpit voice recorder, cvr, captured a distinct but undetermined noise just before it stopped working.
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>> a noise was heard in the last seconds of the cvr recording. >> reporter: u.s. experts say it will be possible and quickly to determine if that noise was a bomb, if so, precisely where it was placed. but that hasn't happened yet. senior u.s. officials tell abc news that fbi forensic agents with their wealth of knowledge have not been invited to be part of the investigation on the ground. brian ross, abc news, new york. ba here now to a very deadly accident in a subu of washington, d.c. a pickup truck slammed into a church van and burst into flames. neighbors who heard what they say sounded like a bomb tried to save the passengers but the truck driver and three people in the vawere killed, including a child. 14 others were hospitalized, eight in criritical coition. six children are among the injured. police in austin, texas, are searching for a suspect in the shooting of a high-profile jud outside her own home. district judge julie kocurek is recovering this morning after being ambmbushedriday night as
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she pulled into her driveway. police are now going through thousands of her past felony cases fofor a potential suspect. and now her colleagues are being told to be on alert for their personal safety. in michigan three teens are under arrest after officials foiled a school shooting plot. police say two 15-year-olds and an 18-year-old used instagram to hatch a plan to attack a middle school and high school in genesee county. if convicted they could face life in prison. the funeral for the 6-year-old boy killed during that police chase last week that seriously wounded his father. also today, the two police officers now charged in his death are in court foa bond hearing. the question rememains, wh triggered the chase in the first place? he's abc's philip mena. >> reporter: two louisiana law enforcement officers under arrest and facing charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder after an incident that left an unarmed father injured and his 6-year-old son dead. >> nothing is more importa than this badge that we wear on
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our uniform. tonight that badge h been tarnished. >> reporter: investigators interviewing witnesses, examining 911 recordings, and body camera footage. >> it is the most disturbing thing i've seen. >> reporr: tryining to fige out what led the officers, who were moonlighting as city marshals, to fire their weapons at a vehicle driven by chris few. his son, first grader jeremy martis, a passenger after a pursuit tuesday night. four law enforcement officers all at t shooting scene. >> mean, just smiling, burst out laughghing at the sky, like he's almost looking at god. >> reporter: megan dixon, few's fiance, say she and feweft in separate vehicle after an argument at this pool hall earlier this evening. a short time later she saw police vehicles pursuing him. now a makeshift memorial. dozens leaving flowers and balloons at the intersection where the shooting occurred. both officers were named in a
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year by a man saying police used exexcessive rce in his arrest. that complaint is still pepending. philip mena, abc news, marksville, louisiana. protests at university of missouri ramped up when dozens of football players announced they wonon't practe or play. their head coach is lending his support, tweeting this photo of players and coaches linking arms. protesters are danding the university president step down for failing to take action after a series of racially charged incident a terrifying night at an ihop restaurant in mississippi as the parking lot caves without notice, swallowing up car after car asamilies dined inside. first a loud boom, then lights go out, triggggering chaos as the ground gave way. here's abc's gloria riviera. >> reporter: a car still teetering on the edge. more than a dozen othersuried in the mud below. a massive far longer than a football field tore through this
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saturday n night. >> four of the employees r to the window and yelled "earthquake!" everyone went into a panic. >> reporter: slabs of pavent cracked open, creating a massive crevice 15 feet deep. remarkably, no one was iured. noah mathis was eating dinr inside with his family, their car parked outside. >> everything was sudden and quick. they were slamming their forks down and running outside as soon as they could. once outside there was a large amount of people sprinting for their lives. >> reporter: emergency personnel say an underground drainpipe collapsed. the investigation has not ruled out construction as a contributing factor. diners grateful to be unhurt are now hoping insurance will cover their losses. after such a dramatic end to what was supposed to be a normal night out. gloria riviera, abc news, washington. new developments in the is presidential race. ben carson is on the defensive as he faces fresh questions about his past.
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told about ovevercoming violent childhood and excelling in high school and college. he said the news reports questioning his stories are "a political hit job." >> anybody when going back decades can be 100% accurate on everything, if you can show me that person, i will sit at their knee and learn. >> carson's chief rival, donald trump, calls the controversy very strange. he's back on the campaigign trail in illinois after hosting "snl" over the weekend. we'll have more of trump's appearance in "the skinny." democratic presidential hopeful hillary clinton is in new hampshire today with that state's primary exactly three months from today. she'll officially file her candidacy today. she'll hold a town hall in the granite state. bu the focus later this week shifts back to iowa where the three democratic candidates will hold another debate. google is already the master of the internet, now it wants to
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partnership with the american heart asassociatioto find new ways of fighting the world's top killer. a company executive says the battle ainst heart disease is ripe for innovation and unconventional thinking. the new project is starting t with $50 million. starbucks coming under fire for its holiday cups. >> what is the world coming to? why? >> the coffee chain use simple red cu.. nornaments. no reindeers, no symbols, nothin some are accusing the company of hating on jesus. >> what? >> customers are being encouraged to say "merry names forcing baristas to write it down. starbucks said they try to treat a culture of inclusion and the cups are meant to be a blank canvas. maybe what you could do. the cool baristas at starbucks could put on a menorah, a christmas tree, angels. a kwanzaa bush, something.
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starting today, you can create a a customized package of oreo cookies. onhe oreo site there are two choices for wrappers, both in black and white with special graphics. >> consumers can color the wrappers digitally, pay for the cookies, and have the customized package shipped to someone special. if you prefer yoyou can orr a black and white package and mail them instead of markers. >> obviously the marketing folks at oreo were busy the last few weeks. >> no price yet how much that will put you back. coming up in "the skinny" -- how much would you pay for one of john lennon's guitars? the price might strike a serious chord. > also ahead, tantalizing new hints for "star wars" fa and the latest trailer, the anticipation is building right before the movie's premiere. first a safety alert for parents puttg kids on school buses. who's demanding seat belts for every rider before another accident? that's after our forecast map. stormiss in the southeast.
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of ethol into the mississippi river. also in this derailment, no fires, smoke or injuries were reported. the residents were evacuated the cause of body accidents under investigation this morning. there may be a big change coming from washington that could impact how your child goes to scschool. >> for the first time the gogovernments supporting a movement to have a seat belt for everchild on a school bus. abc's marcie gonzales on what's behind the change. >> reporter: horrific school bus crashes like this sending students flying out of their seats, prompting a first of its kind effort from federal regulators. the head of the national highway traffic safety ainistration announcing a new push to put seat belts on every school bus in the country. though acknowlededging it ll be an expensive challenge, the agency now says it will save the lives of children. >> i believe my daughter would still be here if she had a seat belt. >> reporter: only six states
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equipped with seat belts. untinow, federal regulators have argued that was because they are incredibly safe vehicles built specifically to protect passengers. crash tests by seat belt manufacturer imi performed for abc news showed cease belts can keep riders safer in bus rollovers. >> the children that are belted are safe. the children that are unrestrained are thrown throughout the vehicle. >> reporter: no timeline on when new requirements might be implemented, just a big push to get students buckled up. marcie gonzales, abc news, new york. >> very good effort there. coming up, the ratings numbers now in for donald trump's "snl" appearance. musical instruments played by john lennon and licked by mylie cyrus. "the skinny" is next.
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democratic candidate bere sanders. >> so america, if you believe in bernie, i need you to go home, open your closet, pull out your vacuum, dump it upside down, and send me all the pennies that fall out of it. that's right. i'm bernie sanders. and i want your vacuum pennies! >> he's almost so good you do a double-take, is it bernie? >> you kind of think, you wonder. this is when he was out of character. he heckled trump during his monologue, calling him a racist, in reference to the protests outside the studio. >> david said he was paid $5,000 to do it. trump responded with "as a businessman, i can fully respect that." turning next to superstar skier lindsey vonn, the olympic go medal champion ended up in the hospital over the weekend after trying to break up a dogfight. >> she was trying to wrestle away a frisbee from her two dogs
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hand requiring a trip to thehe e.r. for stitches. she posted a video on social media from the hospital making a joke it was part of a jimmy fall hon halloween costume, referencing his recent tumble. >> fallon respond to vonn on twitter r saying,oh, no, i was faking mine. >> oh, and wishing her a speedy recovery. we do too, because ski season in colorado, it's only a couple of weeks away. now to a follow-up to a "skinny" story from last week, a major auction of music memorabilia. >> the big-ticket item, a guitar stolen from john lennon. the 1962 gibson acoustic sold for a mind-boggling $2.4 million, even though lennon owned it for about a year. it was used to record the hits "love me do" and "p.s. i love you." itas said to have been used d in writing the hits "i wanna hold your hand" and "all my loving." with paul mccartney. >> i love those songs. >> great songs.
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>> half the proceeds will go to the spirit foundation, a charitable organization that was founded by lennon's widow yoko ono. thwinner of the multimillion dollar guitar has wished to remain anonymous. i would too. >> thank you. >> i wouldn't want anyone coming near that. >> as part of this auction there were interesting items up for bid. including kurt cobain's green sweater. >> that's right. and a lock of his hair, wasn't it? >> yeah. >> i thought you were going to bid on that one. >> no. finally, a question. if a guitar played by john lennon fetched neay $2.5 million, how much would an instrument licked by mylie cyrus sell for? oh, yeah. >> yeah. let's see this. oh mgoodness. she's really going to do it. >> she goes in for it. >> apparently this one got over 50 grand this past week. the pop star used her tongue in an effort to up the bidding on a piano being auctioned for charity. cyrus was asked if she'd lick and it she did. >> she actually did. okay, so it worked.
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$50,000 was donated to the los anles lgbt center. cyrus wathere as the honored recipient of their vanguard award for her work in helping the lgbt community and homeless youth. looking at that that's one way
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back. >> it's true. all of it. >> reporter: han solo. an angry chewbacca. and the new guy. >> i don't know your name. >> reporter: but this surprise new peek at "the force awakens," released in japan, seems to suggest this time the force is with the females. daisy ridley's character rae is no damsel in distress, although this looks bad. >> this film makes it very clear the luke skywalker character in this movie is in fact going to be daisy ridley. >> reporter: and this new line -- >> i know all about waiting for my family. >> reporter: sparking all kinds of speculation. is she a solo? a skywker? whis she related to? >> you hear family and you think, who's she related to? my bet is probably not admiriral akbar. >> it's a trap! >> reporter: there's a lot more of droid bb8. a quick new shot of princess leia in a command center.
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and more yoda-esque talk from a mysterious character we haven't seen. >> hope is not lost today. >> reporter: luke skywalker is still missing from this trailer. for some, reigniting the whole luke is the bad guy theory. >> and fulfill our destiny. i will finish what you started. >> i sort of feel like when he be the luke skywalker we know and love. that said, if he is evil, that would be so interesting and fascinating. >> reporter: maybe this time he's just somewhere waiting to be rescued by rae. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> what happened to chehewbacca? where's chewbacca? >> he kind of lives. that bear just really fits with the whole chewbacca theme. december 18th. how exciting. it looks really, really co. >> i'd love to play chewbacca's love interest. >> awkward.
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goo good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. here's some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." intense scrutiny for egypt's sharm el-sheikh airport as more experts point to a bomb as a the likely cause of the russian jetlin crash. security lapses are exposed and new details on what isis was saying before and after the plane went down. two major train derailments in wisconsin he triggered evacuations. 13 cars jumped their tracks in watertown, leaking hundreds of gallons of crude oil. and in alma, 32 cars derailed,
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leaking nearly 20,000 gallons of ethanol. google is partnering with the american heart association to battle heart disease. the tech giant promising innovation and unconventional thinking in the $50 million project to taken the world's top killer. the philadelphia eagles handed the dallas cowboys their sixth straight loss lastight, final score 33-27. it was in overtime. it's the cowboys' longest losi streak in 26 years. those are some of our top headlines on this momonday, novembmb 9th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." goodod morning we're going to get started this half hour with the investigation into that russian plane crash in egypt. and owing consensuthat a bomb is to blame. >> intelligence officials say intercepts show isis had direct contact with someone on the ground in sharm el-sheikh, egypt. airport officials are revealing a string of security gaps.
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with more, here's abc's molly hunter. >> reporter: a brief click caught on tape. ththat soundould be critical to figuring out how this russian passenger jet crashed. >> a noise was heard in the last seconds of the cvr recording. >> is it a bomb or is it something we're hearing where the airplane is physically coming apart? >> reporter: so far all signs seem to point to a bomb. and u.s. officials are expressing growing confidence in that theory. the metrojet flight came down 23 minutes into the trip, breaking up midair, killing all 224 people on board. scattering debris across the sinai desert. russia has now halted all flights togypt and the uk has suspended flights to sharm el-sheikh, now sending in empty plan to evacuate tourists. back in america the u.s. department of homeland security announced increased screenings for all passengers. >> they will experience increased numbers of patdown
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searches and their personal items will be swabbed. screeners will be looking for explosive residue. >> reporter: as investigator analyze the black boxes and interview every single airport employee, crews at the crash site are searching for anyny evidence of an explosion. >> every bomb has a signature, a chemical signature, that will be left on whatever it blows up. >> reporter: u.s. authorities are now telling abc news that electronic intercepts from the islamic state before and after that crash indicate that isis was in communication with someone at the sharm el-sheikh airport. that means that airport security was compromised and it was likely an inside job. reena, kendis? >> all right, molly. we're getting so much information as it goes on. you've now flown in and out of that airport a couple of times. how tight would you say security and is has it changed at all over the last week?
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now, we flew in and out about two days after that crash. and i can tell you i was not patted down, my bag was not searched. i actually made itit to the rmac without ever showing my boarding pass. it was comical. airports a around egt are famous for loose security. cairo included. now, just two days ago, about five days after the crash, security was comically over the top. they sent my bag through five times, they patted me down four times when i didn't even set off a metal detector. they're clearly tryingng to make huge show for international media, that they've beefed up that security. >> that's so troubling. what can you tell us? what's the next step for investigators, given this new information? >> reporter: gen this new information, reena, investigators, that investigation team which is based in cairo, is poring over that cctv camera footage, looking for any clues. but the egyptian investigation committee is begging the international community and
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western governments to share that information, to share any intelligence. right now they feel like they just don't have enough information to draw concnclusions and yet the western governments are out there leaking to the media. so they are begging for some international help. >> all right, abc's molly hunter, thank you for that report from sharm el-sheikh, egypt, this morning. we're going to stay in that region because seven israelis were wounded in three separate attacks in the west bank yesterday. this was caught on camera. watch carefully, a young woman stabbing a settlement security guard. she pulled that knife from her purse when he asked to see some identification. he was slightly wounded but was able to shoot his attacker. that woman is in serious condition. the ongoing violence will likely be on the agendwhen israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu meets today with president obama. it's their first face-to-face meeting since the iran nuclear deal was adopted. also hanging ovever today'
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meeting, netanyahu's new chief spokesman who has described mr. obama as anti-semitic and secretary of ste john kerry as someone who cannot be taken seriously. we're counting down to the next republican debate tomorrow night in wisconsin. as he surges in the polls ben carson facing increasing scrutiny about his past. and his rival donald trump weighing in on the controversy. it's "your voice, your vote" and mary bruce is covering the campaign. >> reporter: live from new york. >> donald trump! >> reporter: the republican presidential front-runner took center stage on "saturday night live" to applause and protests. >> donald trump has got to go! >> reporter: donald trump took on chief rival dr. ben carson and allegations stories about carson's past dot add up. >> it's a weird deal going on but it's a lot of statements that are very troubling statements. dr. ben carson! >> reporter: carson spent his sunday at a rally in puertrto o
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behind making the u.s. protectorate a state. >> 51! >> reporter: the candidate appeared his usual mellow self, a far cry from friday. >> wait a minute, don't -- don't lie -- >> reporter: the latest questions raised by "the wall street journal" center on a story from carson's 1990 autobiography. the neurosurgeon says there was a hoax test on hisis perceptn 1 class anand everyo walked out but him. according to carson the student paper took a photo. "the wall street journal" reported that yale says there was no such class by that name and no such picture exists. >> it's just so stupid. >> reporter: carson took to facebook showing this article from "the yale daily news" which talks about a hoax test for class called psychology 10. it does not mention carson. he posted this syllabus for a class called "perception" but it's from 2002, not 1970. despite his explanions, more questions remain. >> the burden of proof is not going to be on me to corroborate everything that i've ever talked about in my life. we have much more important
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things to do. >> reporter: mary bruce, abc news, washington. a major change out of washington could impact the way kids travel to school across all 50 states. for the first time ever the federal government is supporting a move to install seat bel for every y child onchool buses. an average of five people in the u.s. die in school bus crashes every year. only six states currently require seat belts. >> the children that are belted, they're safe. the children that are unrestrained, they're thrown throughout thehe vehicle >> there's no timeline when the new requirements might be implemented. the head of the national highway traffic safety administration admits it will be expensive, but it will save children's lives. police in texas are searching for a suspect in the shooting of a high-profile judge, julie kocurek, ambushed outside her home in austin. she's recovering but now investigators are combing through thousands of her case files for a potential suspect. abc's ryan owens is there.
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putting felons behind ba, even sending some t to death w. poli here in austin believe someone may want her dead. and they have no shortage of potential suspects in the shooting of judge julie kocurek. every year s has at least 1,000 new defendants charged with felony crimes. when you're sending people to prison and death row not everybody's happy. >> reporter: plels say the judge was shot as she pulled into the driveway of her upscale austin home friday night just after 10:00. >> gunshots, rapid succession, no pause. . >> reporter: the "austin american statesman" reports ss she was coming home from a high school football game with others in her suv. the paper says as she pulled up, bag of trash or a garbage can had been placed in front of her security gate. she got out to move it, the judge was ambushed. >> at this point, we don't have a lot of information about the suspect.
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>> reporter: kocurek did not suffer life-threatening injuries but her colleague judges are being warned to watch their backs. before she became a judge she was a prosecutor in austin. so there may well be a very long line of hand right side criminals with a grudge against this judge. ryan owens, abc news, austin. an emotional day for a familyn brooklyn, new york. getting back a pair of treasured medals earned decades ago. 93-year-old ann burneceived two replacement purple hearts for her brother, lieutenant andrew doyle, who disappeared while flying missions over the pacific in 1944. the medals were stolen in a burglary several years ago and now the familyly can pasthe replacements on to the next generation. veterans day came a little early for an injured member of the u.s. army reserve and her family. jeanette watson was surprised with a brand-new ford explorer from "operation home front" in boise, boise, idaho. local football legend ian johnson presented them with the keys.
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>> look at how she tamed that beast. >> like that one. >> glad to know everybody was okay in all of those. coming up, an unprecedented move by a college football team pressuring the school's president to step down. alsohead, the bright strange lights seen in the sky over southern california. the instant reaction as the mystery is solved. >> it's aliens. discovering hope and a breakthrough. and extremely difficult cancer battle. now a ttle girl and her family have reason to celebrate. that is after our forecast map. 41 and snowy in great falls. the lead story, hockey is making a comeback in great falls. 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.
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limousine when he was assassinated nearly 52 years ago. they were sold in dallas this weekend for $100,000. now to the controversy that is brewing in the midwest. dozens of players on the university of missouri football team say they will not play, sitting out all team activities, untithe president of the university steps down. >> and the coaches support their decision to protest how their president has handled race and discrimination on campus. ron claiborne has the latest. >> reporter: weeks of racial tension on the university of missouri campus boiling over with roughly 30 african-american boycott the team. saying they won't participate in any football-related activities unless the university's president is fired or steps down. head coach gary pinkel seeming to endorse the boycott tweeting, we are united, we are bebehind our players. >> the first time in quite some time in decades, frankly, we are seeing sports lead the way on
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certainly for a team to say, we're not going to play, that's really unheard of. >> reporter: tensions on campus have been simmering for weeks. last month at the homecoming parade protesters blocked the car of university system president tim wolf. african-american students complaining of a series of episodes of white students shouti racial slurs. this past week a swastika allegedly scrawled on the wall of a dormitory. protesters, some live in tents on campus, say wolf has failed to adequately address the racism on campus. the governor of missouri adding his voice saying, racism and intntoleranceave no place at the university of missouri or anywhere in our state. university president wolf said in a a stateme, it is clear to all of us that change is needed. we will share next steps as soon as they are confirmed. but it is unclear if those steps, whatever they are, will be enough to c convince e football players to call off
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their boycott. sunday's practice, scheduled practice, was canceled. the next game is scheduled for saturday against byu. if the university of missouri does not play that game, they will owe byu a million-dollar penalty. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> wow. it's going to be quite a showdown there in the midwest. thanks, ron. coming up, a potential medical miracle. >> the baby given new hope in her fight against cancer.
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for the thousands of families with children battling cancer, hope can sadly be in short supply. >> for one special little girl, hope came just at the right time. abc's marcie gonzales has her story. >> reporter: the scientific breakthrough behind this little smile inspiring doctors and cancer patients around the wod. >> it was a miracle. > reporte after spending most of her short life battling leukemia, 1-year-old laila riards' parents were told traditional treatments weren't working and their baby girl was going to die. >> i don't believe in giving up. that's not in me. so i i said -- carried on in my head, i'm going to fight these doctors.
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when i lose i'm going to get the result that i need. so we just pushed on, pushed on, pushed on. >> reporter: her doctors in london decided to try an experimental treatment never before tested on humans. injecting laila with a donor's immune cells genetically engineered to attack her cancer. >> the technology itself has got enormous potential. >> reporter: two months later laila's leukemia appears to be gone, though doctors caution it's too soon to know if she's cure order whether this could be used to help others. >> it needs to be studied further in a lot more children to know how well does it work and are there possible s side effects? >> reporter: still, a dose of hope from this now-healthy, happy girl and her ground-breaking treatment. marcie gonzales, abc news, new york. >> childhood leukemia is the most common form of cancer in children and teens. >> it's so great to see, to realize what a struggle it is for those parents and it's great that they got that hope.
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in the past, researchers saw some success when using this type of treatment on hiv patients. we wish them luck in their research on this. >> we certainly hope this is a potential cure. coming up, mysterious lights in the sky. >> could they be tra-terrestrial in nature? >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not have one, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program. call this number to learn more. this plan was designed with a rate lock for people on a fixed income who want affordable life insurance that's simple to get.
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over the weekend residents of southern california have got quite a surprise. spotting a mysterious light in
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>> theories were around flooding social media. concerns the unusual night was from another world. abc's sarah haines has more. >> reporter: this mysterious streak of light across the night sky in southern california, visible as far away as nevada and arizona. >> i have my camera, we look up, we saw this crazy [ bleep ]. ufo. what is that? >> we're being invaded! >> reporter: watch as the sml white light slowly eands looking to take over the skyline -- and then blue-green tail appears as it continues t travel across the sky. the curious scene causing many onlookers to call law enforcement and flood our l.a. station kabc news with calls wondering what could this be? it's like a scene straight out of "the x-files." >> it look like a regular airplane, then out of nowhere it blew up into an enormous bright ligh >> reporter: social media exploding, weird object, anyone
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know what thatat was ovesouthern lifornia? #meteor, #ufo. and videos showing onlookers' quizzical reactions as people caught a glimpse of the celestial sight. >> oh my god! >> this is scary! >> reporter:ot so fast. turns out the navy strategic system programs was conducting a scheduled missile test. assuring residents the m missile was unarmed. sarah haines, abc news, new york. >> you believe in ufos? >> of course, and that was one. i don't believe the missile theory. i had friends tweeting about it in san diego. because they saw this. having worked in san diego, you're surrounded by the military bases there, they usually tell you if there's going to be something unusual that's not secretive that's going to take place. >> we should be cautious because you think this is some top seet -- >> i think it's bigfoot. >> bigfoot? in t sky? bigfoot's flashlight?
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>> it's a really big flashlight. i don't know. >> what? that's the news for this half hour. >> it was nonot a misse.
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flashlight. this morning on "world news now," two leading republicans in a showdown. >> one day before the next gop debate, ben carson is on the defensive as reporters question while trump appears before millions looking f for laughand vovotes. investigating terror after the plane crash in egypt. what intelligence agentsre revealing about isis. and o may have hit a bomb in that doomed jet. restaurant scare, a huge hole that opened up outside an i hop swallowing cars in a matter of minutes.
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the unsafe scene right n now and why diners took cover. and later in "the mix," the best facial hair in the world. celebrate beards, moustaches and everything in between in a hair-raising competition. it's monday, november 9th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning on this busy monday here in november. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena nine an. sorry to cut you off. >> no worries, i was on donald trump's twitter page. he's tweeted 18 times how great he was on "saturday night live" since he was on "snl." >> and you're advised? >> i'm surprised it's only 18 times. very hume. >> did you catch "saturday night live"? >> i did see some of the monologue and he was pretty good. he wasn't in it a lot. some of the critics said he wasn't all that funny. but of course we're going to have plenty on that throughout the morning. we're going to begin with presidential politics and just one day away from another republican showdown.
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in milwaukee tomorrow night. ben carson likely to face more questions about his past. and donald trump wasted no time attacking his rival after hosting "snl." "your voice, your vote," and abc's mary bruce following the repupuicans. >> reporter: new scrutiny into ben carson's past intensifying and the leading republican pushing back. >> the burden of proof is not gogoing to bon me to cororroborate everything that i've ever talked about in my life. >> reporter: his campaign clarifying he was never admitted or even apppplied to west point, after originally clclaiming hwas offered a scholarship. defending his account of a test he took while a student at yale, "the wall street journal" raising questions whether as the candidate claims he was named the st honest student in class. carson respondinon facebook posting this 1970 article from the school paper that he says backs up his story. though carson's account is more detailed. and "the wall street journal" also questioning another carson story from high school.
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when he says he shielded a gro of white classmates during riots after dr. king's assassination. his campaign says the incident did happen. >> anybody who going back decas can be 100% accurate on everything, if you can show me that person, i will sit at their knee and learn. >> reporter: carson's chief rival, donald trump, pouncing on the accusations. >> it's a weird deal going on. >> reporter: trump back to business after some funny business. you used to call me on the cell phone >> reporter: live from new york, it was the dald being donald. >> they don't have my talent, my money, especially my good lucks. but you know what? they're not bad. >> reporter: trump and carson will join six other candidates onstage at the next republican debate on tuesday, whicheans it's probably safe to say you'll be hearing more about these alleged innsistencies in carson's past. mary bruce, abc news, washington. decrcratic predential
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new hampshire today. with that state's primary exactly three months from now, she'll officially file her candidactoday. she'll also host a town hall as well. the focus later this week shifts back to iowa for the next democratic debate. as for bernie sanders, he's in las vegas focusing on nevada. its presidential caucus is february 4th. an event t today on migration reform follows a rally last night. despite his attacks on clinton he had kind words for her yesterday saying that she'd be infinitely better than any of the republans running for the oval office. turning to egypt where officials are revealing gaps in security at sharm el-sheikh airport, evidence is mounting that terrorists may be to blame for the crash of the russian passenger jet. russia has sent its first team of inspectors after suspending all flights to egypt. >> reporr: more clues that the doomed russian airliner was brought down by a terrorist bomb. 224 people dieiewhen the
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egypt's sinai desert last weekend shortly after takeoff from the egyptian resort of sharm el-sheikh. electronic intercepts of isis before and after the crash indicated isis was in communication with someone a at the sharm el-sheikh airport. congressman adam schiff is one of the eight members of congress to receive a cssified briefing on the investigation. >> if this is a bomb by ththe affiliate of isis in the sinai, isis has now fully eclipsed al qaeda ashe gravest t terrorist threat in the world. >> reporter: isis likely recruited someone with access at the ramp at the airport to plant the bomb on the russian jet. as more of the 224 russian victims were buried this weekend in st. petersburg, officials said shrapnel wounds were discover in several of the bodies indication that the plane was broughdown by an explosive device. egyptian officials have now confirmed that the cockpit voice recorder, the cvr, captured a distinct but undetermined noise
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just before it stopped working. >> a noise was heard in the last seconds of the cvr recording. >> reporter: that sound could be critical to figuring out how this russian passenger jet crashed. >> i is itit a bb ors it something we're hearing where the airplane is physically coming apart? >> airport officials in sharm el-sheikh say a key baggage scanner was often not working or unplugged to save power. theyey say theiggest weakness was human error, not searching workers, officers and friends. keeping our focus overseas now, the individual attacks on israelis by palestinians show no sign of tup. seven israelis were e wounded three separate attacks in the west bank yesterday. this one was caught on camera after a young woman stabbed a settlement security guard. look again. she pulled a knife from her purse when he asked to see some identification. he was slightly injured but was able to shoot her. she is in seririous condion. that's probably going to bene
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president obama. it's bibi netanyahu's first meeting with the president since the adoption of the iran nuclear deal. that's why israel is asking for a new security agreement. also hanging over today's meeting in washington, d.c., netanyahu's new chief spokesman has described mr. obama as anti-semitic and secretary of state john kerry as someone who cannot be taken seriously. just outsidehe capital, a devastating toll from a ery traffic accident. a pickup truck slammed into a church van in maryland and burst into flames. neighbors who heard what they say sounded like a bomb tried to save the passengers but the truck driver and three people in the v were killed including a child. 14 oththers wereospitalized, eight of them in critical condition. today family and friends will lay to rest a young boy in lisiana who was killed during a police chase that seriously wounded his father. police say 6-year-old jeremy martis died after city marshals fired into a vehicle d driven by
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his father, chris few. it's not clear why the officers tried to pull few over in the first place and why they pursued him or why they opened fire. >> i mean, just smiling. burst out laughing at the sky. almost like he's talking to god. >> a bond hearing is scheduled today for officers norris greenhouse and derek stafforord. ey face charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. texas police are searching for a suspect in what they're calling a high-profile hit on a state district judge friday night. judge julie kocurek is recovering after being shot in an ambush outside her home in austin. kocurek is the top presiding judge in her district, and now police and staff are looking through her court cases for possible suspects. >> every year she has at least a 1,000 new defendants charged with felony crimes. when you're sending people to prison and you're sending people to death row, not everyone's happy with that.
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>> kocurek did not suffer life-threatening injuries. her colleagues are told to be on the alert for their personal safety. an extraordinary move by dozens of football players from the university of missouri refusing to practice or even play until the university president steps down. their head coach is actually supporting them as well. tweeting this photo of players and coaches linking arms. the action caps weeks of racial tension on that campus. the action caps weeks of racial tension on that campus. university president tim wolf under re for failing to take action after a series of hostile incidents. >> for the first time in decades, frankly, we are seeing sports lead the way on issues of civil disobedience. certainly for a team to say, we're not going to play, that's really unheard of. >> and this morning the e players haven't said if they'll refuse to play next saturday's game. the university president says the school will unveil a new diversity and inclusion strategy but not until next april. when dallas cowboys
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defensive line man greg hardy played last night against the eagles while a scandal swirled around him. the website deadspin published graphic photos and other documents regarding the alleged assault last year of hardy's ex-girlfriend. hardy tweeted his regret about the incident and said he's grateful to still be playing in the nfl. a lot of women, a lot of men, a lot of sports fans need to say, why is this guy playing in the nflfl? >> hardy didn't talk to reporters after last night's game but cowboys owner jerry jones said he wants to give hardy a second chance. head coach jason garrett said he doesn't want to talk about hardy anymore. >> hardy wasn't much of a ctor in last night's game. a 41-yard pass from philadelphia quarterback sam bradford in overtime gave the eagles a 33-27 win over the cowboys. the touchdown oke the fifth tie of the game. it was thehe sixth saight loss for the dallas cowboys. despite an incredible catch by dallas receiver dez bryant earlier in the game. it's been like that ever since
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getting a whale of a ride. >> that's a good one. also ahead, a soccer player showing her high school football team a thing or two. the replacement kicker who's so good she's getting national attention. and the high school sexting scandal involving 100 students. what parents across the country need to know about a secret app. >> you can talk to us, send your comments on facebook. wnnfans.com. and twitter @abcwnn. you're watchg "world news now."er @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."r me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it works on his cough too. what? stop! don't pull me! spoiler alert! she doesn't make i only mucinex dm relieves bothwet and dry coughs for 12 hours with two medicines in one pill. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this.
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sneaky smartphone apps. here's's abc's cyton sandell. >> reporter: the small town of canyon city, colorado, reeling from aigh school photo sexting scandal authorities now believe may involve more than 100 underage students. >> are there adults involved, what's going to happen, how far is this going to go? >> reporter: officials say the scandal involves kids as young as middle schoolers to varsity high school football players exchanging nearly 400 nude photos in total. the school superintendent says students use smartphone apps designed to keep those picres hidden. >> the main source otransfer of these pictures, as best we can ascertain, is an app called photo vault. >> reporter: the photo vault prograrams can mquerade as other apps such as calculators. by typing in a secret code it allows access to hidden content. files, contacts, images can be stored unseen. authorities in canyon city say ththey have nfiscated three cell
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phones and are now seeking search warnts to examine them. >> we do have a telephone with several hundred images on it. >> reporter: even parents of kids not involved are concerned. 16-year-old junior kendra stubblefield wants the school to moveast the scandal. she says she was asked ttake part in the sexting but never did. >> they're just scared. they don't want this situation to define them. >> reporter: authorities are considering suspensions, expulsions, and some students may face fely criminal charges. a conviction would force them to register as a sex offender. authorities in canyon city say it could take a month to sort out whether any students will face some of those very serious charges. and they say they'll only file charges if absolutely necessarily. clayton sandell, abc news, canyon city, colorado. coming up in our next half hour, keeping kids safe. the new push to install seat belts on every school bus across this country and how the government plans to get every kid to buckle in despite the major costs.
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the gh school soccer player tapped to fill in for the football team which she's able to do better than every other boy in her school. can't wait to get to this one. you're watching "world news
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now." we're already a couple of months into football season. for many high school programs around the country playoffopes are hanging in the balance. >> an injury on one team led their coach to think outside the box. he saw someone with real potential, but she had no desire to be in the spotlight. not till now. here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: the water break for the minutemen of cocoa beach high in florida where one of the minutemen is, yes, a
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late in the season, that is. madison denini, added to the team only as the season was running out. wh because she plays soccer which means she can kick, somethin thcoach spotted not long after his regular kicker got injured a few weeks back. >> i'm staring over there saying, hey. i mean, she's the real deaeal. i mean, 40 years of coaching, i've never seen a female actually kick extra point or a field goal in a tackle football game. >> reporter: on a hunch he put her on the team and on the field, and boom, madison scored her first extra point. that's her mom and dad. >> it's very exciting. we didn't think we'd get to see something like this in boys' football. but here we are. >> reporter: then she did it again. and again. and a field goal, which led to a win. and the spotlight, well, madison could live without it. >> nerve-racking. i don't really like the attention. but if that's what breakthroughs are going to get, then i guess i'll do it. >> reporter: and so she did. john donvan, abc news,
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waingt. >> and that's why i love my florida. my home state. >> yes. >> y you know 's increasing the numbers. estimates are about 1,500 girls across the nation are playing football. compare that to about 1 million boys >> we're getting there. >> getting there. >> good for her.
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creative.. so the winner for best moustache was keith hobridge of seattle. >> that's pretty good. >> that is good. even with the duck face, duck lips. the best beard, scott mets. look at that. florida. i would like to say, i moustache you a question. isn't this the best beard you've seen? >> oh! come on. so handsome. >> mo might have v omo-vember can't get over soon enough. >> shaving cream. people are into carpooling. that includes creaeatures ofhe sea. we've seen lots of carpopooling. this is a seal riding a whale in mexico. it's a trend of different animals mingling. we saw a raccoon riding an alligator, a weasel riding a
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everybody needs a little lift. this video has gone viral under the youtube channel whale of a time. >> ha. hopefully that seal is still with us. okay, this is a really cool story out of the uk and south wales. this barber has been cutting this kid's hair for about a month. he's been trying to cut his hair for a month. he's been havingrouble. the young boy, he's autistic, he says he fears when he's cutting near his ear. so finally the barber posted this photo showing how he was finally able to get him totout his hair. by having him get distracted with his phone on the floor then cut his hair. like that. >> what was he playing on his iphone? that's what i want to know. >> i'm not sure. he went to give him a high five after the haircut and the kid gave him a hug. >> it is hard to get kids to sit still and cut their hair. >> exactly. good job. other things people freak out about, somebody hacking into your iphone. the password, right?
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japan, they say his password is at least 50 numbers long. here the thing. he's using an iphone where you can do a thumb print to unlock your phone or a four to six-digit password. what does he know that we don't know? >> that must be quite a snapchat
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>> no drunk dials though, right? making news in america this morning -- bomb theory. more clues that terrorism is likely to blame for the deadly plane crash in egypt. the new evidence this morning as airport workers are being questioned. caught on camera. a palestinian woman attacking an israeli guard. violence in the middle east escalating. ayers protesting. a university's football team refusing to take the field unless the school'president steps down. the pressure building overnight. as faculty members are set to join the boycott. and a big cat prowling the
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captured after a pursuit. >> good mday morning. we begin in egypt and new fears that isis was able to infiltrate that airport used by tens of thousands of tourists. >> yeah, officials are revealing gaps in security before the crash the russian passenger jet. and details about what isis was saying before and after the plane went down. >> and russia sent over the first team of investigatators after suspending all flights to egypt. overnight, more clues that terrorists likely brought down the doom russian airliner. u.s. authorities telling abc news that electronic intercepts of isis th before and after the crash indicate that isis was in communication with someone at the sharm el sheikh airport. 224 people died when the
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metrojet plane crashed in egypt's sinai desert shortly after takeoff. this morning, airport workers say they're being intensely questioned by investigators. surveillance videos are being searched for a possible suspect. aviation experts say it could have been an inside job, with isis recruiting someone with access to the airport ramp to plant a bomb on the russian jet. as more of the 224 victims were buried this weekend in st. petersburg, officials said that shrapnel wounds were found in several of the bodies, indications that the plane was brought down by an explosive device. egyptians officials say the cvr, cockpit voice recorder recorded a distinct but undetermined noise just before it stopped working. >> a noise was heard in the last seconds of the the cvr recording. >> reporter: that sound could be critical to figuring out how this russian passenger jet crashed. congressman adam schiff was one of eight members of congress to receive a classified briefing on
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>> if this is a a bomb by a facility of isis, thenin sinai, they have eclipsed al qaeda as the gravest terrorist threat in the world. >> they say a key baggage system was not plugged in to save power. they say the biggest weakness was human error. not searching workers, officers, and friends. we move to the other major story this morning. it is, of course, the presidential race. and another republican showdown just one day away. >> the big issue among republicans right now appears to be truthfulness. the latest on "your voice, your vote" from abc's stephanie ramos. >> reporter: a busy weekend for gop presidential candidate dr. ben carson. >> 51. >> reporter: carson, at a rally in puerto rico on sunday, throwing his support behind making the u.s. territory a state. the candidate appeared as h his usual low-key self. the opposite of this display on friday. >> what a bunch of garbage. >> reporter: scrutiny heating
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up. carson firing back. on "this week" with george stephanopoulos on sunday, he addressed the accuracy of his life storiries, whicare in question. >> in the end, do you think these questions will help your campaign? >> yeah, because people are clearly able to see what's going on. the number of people that come up and say, dot let them get you down. we believe you. >> reporter: his campaign clarified he was neverdmitted nor applied to west point, after originally claiming he received a scholarship. other questions remain surrounding his claims of violence as a young man against his family and some friends. carson's chief rival in the polls, donald trump, says the entire thing is just plain strange. >> i hope it all works out for him. it's a weird deal going on. >> reporter: trump put on his own show over the weekend, live from new york. >> donald trump. >> reporter: the republican front-runner hosting "snl" for the second time since 2004. the fist sketch, a look at a trump presidency. >> donald. >> enrique. >> i brought you the check for the wall. >> reporter: the next big show, the gop presidential debate set for tomorrow wherere both trp and carson are among the eight white house hopefuls who will
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battle it out on the maiain stage. kendis and reena, should be quite a show. back to you. >> a lot of people looking forward it. stephanie ramos, live in washington. thank you so much. okay, as for t the democrats, the presidential hopeful hillary clinton is in new hampshire today with that state's primary actly the months from now. she'll officially file her candidacy today. she'll also host a town hall meeting there. the focus this week shifts back to iowa for the next democratic debate. there's been another stabbing incident on the west bank this morning just a day after seven israelis were wounded in three separate attacks. one of those caught on camera. wh a young woman stabbed a settlement security guard. she pulled a knife from her purse when she was asked for identifyicatn identification. he was slightly wounded, but was able to shoot his attacker. the woman in serious condition. israel's prime minister is in washington today. it's benjamin netanyahu's first meeting with president obama since the iran nuclear deal was adopted. that's why israel is looking for
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also hanging over today's meeting, netanyahu's new chief spokesman has described mr. obama as anti-semitic. well, this morning, dozens of families are waking up in hotel rooms after one of two major train derailments in wisconsin over the weekend. west of milwaukee yesterday, 13 tanker cars jumped their tracks spilling hundreds of gallons of crude oil and forcing the evacuation of at least 35 homes. there were no reports of injuries or fires. 's not clear what caused the derailment or when families can return to their homes. in western wisconsin, 32 cars derailed saturday morning, spilling nearly 20,000 gallons of ethanol into the mississippi river. and forcing evacuations as well. no fires or injuries were reported in this derailment either. the cause is still under investigation this morning. some new storms are blowing in off the pacific this morning. bringing rain and snow to the west. take a look at the radar. winter weather advisories in
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effect in nevada and the northern rockies. heavy rain could fall on san francisco and central california. thunderstorms and downpours are also possible in the vleys of southern california. and take a look at the scene in the east. rain moving up the coast this morning. up to three inches expected in the carolinas. the storm front strengthens during the day. showers arriving in the mid-atlantic region tonight. into tomorrow, and spreadiding into the ohio valley. still ahead, the new cup at starbucks causing controversy. >>and player protests. the entire team at a major division i school sitting out until the president is no longer there. why the team wants him to step down. plus, a massive sinkhole
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this was a mysterious ray of light streaking across the southern california sky this weekend. it sparked a million questions in a social media frenzy. eyewitnesses say it looked like a regular airplane at first. then blew up into an enormous bright light. was it a ufo? the vy said they were conducting a scheduled missile test. the missile was unarmed. in michigan three teenagers are under arrest after officials foiled what they believe was a school shooting plot. police say two 15-year-olds and an 18-year-old used instagram too hatch a plan to attack a middle school and a high school in gennessee county. if they're convicted, they could face life in prison. a change of direction for the federal government. the head of the national highway transportation safety administration says seat belts should be on buses.
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in the past, the agency said that would be too expensive. now it says not havg seat belts is quote a ging hole in security. the agency has not yet announced any new rules on this. it was james bond to the rescue this weekend at the box office. after several weeks of flops. 007's "spectre" was a hit. the second film in this james bond franchise. it made about $73 miion in ticket sales. "theeanuts movie" opened with $45 million. and "the martian" wasn't in the same orbit with $9 million. the santa displays are being carted away from at least one mall this morning. the fake glaciers s at five lls around the country were supposed to represent the north pole and replace christmas trees. shoppers rejected it saying it was political correctness gone too far. the mall operator said that wasn't the intent but it got the message. the christmas trees are arriving today. still too soon for christmas. >> never too soon for christmas.
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skier lindsey vonn, showing off her badly damaged hand and talking about how her dogs are to blame. and caught on camera overnight.
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the big gash opened up in the pavement and swallowed up a dozen cars as families ate dinner in the newly built restaurant just a few feet away. the crevasse is 15 feet deep and longer than a football field. no one was injured. now foror a look morning road conditions. rain in the east calls for caution from central florida up through the mid-atlantic states. if you're flying, airport delays possible in san francisco and l.a. in the west, as well as atlanta and charlotte in the east. a funeral is set today for a young boy in louisiana who was killed in a police chase that seriously injured his father. >> police say 6 yeerltd jeremy martis died last tuesday after city marshals fired into a vehicle driven by his father. still not clear what triggered the the chase or why the officers opened fire. a bond hearing scheduled for today for officers greenhouse and stafford who both face second-degree murder charges. in austin, texas, police are
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searching for a suspect in an ambush shooting of a judge right outside her home. district judge julie kocurek was shot friday night, reportedly as she was pulling into her driveway. police are combing through thousands of her past felony cases for a potential suspect. now her colleagues are being told to be on alert for their personal safety. students at the university of missouri may find classes canceled today and tomorrow over reported threats of a faculty walkout. it's the latest salvo in racial tensions at mizzou where dozens of black football players are refusing to practice or play until university president tim wolf steps down. he's under fire for failing to take action after a series of escalating racially hostile incidents. >> i'm not allowed to comment on much. like i said, we're all going to stay together as a team. we made a decision as the team to not talk to the media. so you're not goining to heamuch from the playeyers. >> were you scheduled to have practice today or anything? >> yes, we were.
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>> any idea when you will? >> when this gets resolved. >> the university of missouri president tim wolf is refusing to step down. he acknowledges that racism exts at the school and that many of the student groups' demands are already under consideration. the dallas cowboys defensive lineman greg hardy had more of an impact off the field last night than on it. the website dead spin posted graphic photos and other documents regarding the alleged assault last year of hardy's ex-girlfriend. hardy tweeted this weekend his regret about that incident. many fans and some analysts say he shouldn't be playing at all. hardy didn't talk to reporters after last night's game, which the cowboys lost to the eagles in overtime, 33-27. another injury for skier lindsey vonn. but it had nothing to do with the slopes. the olympic gold medalist ended up in the hospital over r the weekend after tryiying to brk up a dog fight. she was bitten while wrestling
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she had to get a few stitches. she was well enough to post a video of her injured thumb. she's still healing from a broken ankle. apparently, it's always alligator season in parts of san jose sharks. near houston, this surprise visitor dropped in on a shopping center on saturday. measuring 12 feet long. weighing more than 900 pounds. it put up quite a fight before it was subdued. meanwhile, that brave woman, who wrangled it into submission, braving those giant teeth, also works part-time as an alligator trapper. her other job? a dental hygienist. and in another close encounter th a wild animal. this time, it was a mountain lion in southern california. the young lion eluded capture for about an hour before it was cornered in a parking lot next to a bowling alley. wildlife officials believe that the lion is no more than a year old and was somehow separated from its mother. it's now being cheed out at a shelter. >> she looks a littltle scared
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well, it's sports time now. another sunday of nfl action in the books. >> here are our guys at espn. >> he's j.b., john buccigross. i'm j.a., john anderson. you ve the bengals, the panthers, and the patriots. you know who i didn't name? broncos. >> denver, in indy. peyton's old stomping grounds. fourth quarter, his team is down by seven. off the play action, manning finds owen daniels. the game is tied. broncos defense get a stop, get peyton the ball back, they win the game. adam vinatieri, from 55 yards. center cut pork chop. 27-24. and then manning, plenty of time to go down the field, take your time, no need to -- oops. butler, a beautiful interception. from there, the colts go down the field. a couple of bad penalties by the broncos. the colts win. the aforementioned panthers. hosting the packers. the panthers up, 30-14. they had this game in control like you couldn't believe. devin funchess, 14-yard touchdown. 37-14.
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hey, there. time to check "the pulse." starting with starbucks under fire for what's not on the holiday cup. >> starbucks is using the simple red cup. no ornaments, reindeer, or anything else holiday. some are accusing them of waging war on christmas. >> starbucks says it tries to create a culture of inclusion and diversity. the cup is meant to be a blank canvas canvas so draw your own. soost of us use a pass code that is pretty simple on our smartphones. six or four digits. experts say longer is safer. this japanese commuter seems to have taken that to heart. >>e was seen entering what is probably the world's longest pass code.
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or so, then pauses for the last ten. code? >> that could be a problem. you're right. fwlnchts next, some frightening moments far group ofivers in south africa. a shark torpedo. >> caught on video. a great white shark lurking cage. it's giant razor srp teeth coming within inches of divers' heads and arms inside. luckily, no one was inred. in did you see the chompers on that guy? the video is posted onliney american tourist spencer riley, who wasas on his honeymoon, diving south of cape town. okay, sea riding whiles is now a thing. you might remember photos of a seal riding a humpback in australia went viral. this morning, new video of another seal diving under the water, surfacing on the back of a gray while. there this time, off the coast
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a boat full of whale watchers reportedly catching it up a. the seal seems to be having a good time. not sure in the whale is in on the fun. >> the whale is trying to figure out how the get this guy off me. >> hopefully, he's not breakfast.
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unwind... experience the melt. only the lindor truffle. from the lindt master chocolatiers. our top stories this morning, sbel against officials say isis was in contact with someone at egypt's sharm el sheikh airport beforee last week's plane crash. more experts are pointing to a bomb as the likely cause. no public appearances for ben carson today after a busy weekend, answering questions about the accuracy about the storyies about his life. he's sure to be asked about it tomorrow night at the debate. benjamin netanyahu and the president of the united states will try to mend ties today. the first face-to-face talks today in more than a year. rain and snow stos moves through the west.
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coast and into the ohio valley. milder in the midwest. finally this morning, a heart-warming tale of survival for a little girl who appeared be losing her battle against l leukemia. >> an invitive group of doctor refused to give up and her unfailing parents brorought a miracle about the. >> reporter: the scientific breakthrough behind this little smile, inspiring doctors and cancer patients around the world. is there i'm thankful. it's a miracle. >> reporter: after spends most of his shore life battling leukemia, her parents were told traditional treatments weren't working. their baby girl was going die. >> i don't believe in giving up. that's not in me. i carried on in my head. i'm going the fight the doctors. when i lose, i'm going to get the result that i need. we just pushed and pushed and pushed. >> reporter:er doctors in london decided to try an
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injecting her with a donor's immune cells, genetically engineered to attack cancer. >> the technology has enormous potential. >> reporter: nearly two months later, her leukemia appears to be gone. it's too soon to tell if she's cured. >> it needs to be studidyied further in other ildren. >> reporter: still, a dose of hope from this now healthy, happy girl. and her ground-breaking treatment. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >> giver something much for so many people in this country. leukemia, the number one form of cancer for kids and teens. we're hoping there is a eakthrough of this technology. >> this treatment, i'm told, has been used with some success for patients who had hiv. >> we wish her and her family the best of luck. that's what's making news in america this morning.
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have a great monday, everyone. making news in america this morning -- bomb theory. more clues that terrorism is likely to blame for the deadly plane crash in egypt. the new evidence this morning as airport workers are being questioned. caught on camera. a palestinian woman attacking an israeli guard. violence in the middle east escalating. players protesting. a university's football team refusing to take the field unless the school's president steps down. the pressure building overerght. asas facultyembers are set to join the boycott. and a big g cat prowng the
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