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against black students. both students were arrested, and yesterday 19-year-old hunter park was in court and denied prosecutors say he told investigators he had a, quote, deep interest in the oregon m masss >> thank you so much. the student protesters are getting no sympathy from the republican presidential front-runners. donald trump blasted the campus demonstrators, calling their demands crazy. and he slammed the former university of missouri president chancellor for stepping down. >> i think it's disgusting. i think the two people that resign ready weak, ineffective people. i think that when they resign that. >> set something in motion that is going to disaster for the next long period of time. >> we're being a little bit too tolerant, i guess you might say accepting infantile behavior. i don't care which side e it comes from. >> ben carson added that the two sides need to sit down and have an open discussion.
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so speaking of charm, he also had some explosive words for carson about his self-proclaimed troublbled youth. trump poked fun at carson's account of trying to stab as friend as a teenager, showing supporters in animated f fashion you might say that a belt buckle couldn't stotop a knife. and he likened carson's past temper to a child molester. >> if you're pathological, there is no cure for that, folks. okay? there is no curere for tha and i did one of the shows today. and i don't want to say what i said. but i'll tell you anyway. i i said tha if you're a child molester, a sick puppy, you're a child molester, there is no cure for that. there is only one cure. we don't want to talk about that cure. that's t the ultime cure. >> well, trump also told the crowd at a rally in iowa that carson went into a bathroom and
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came out religious. then he said don't be fools. it doesn't happen that way. the coast guard is searching overnight for a cruise ship passenger. the e woman was a passenger on the norwegian pearl and jumped from the ship about 20 miles off the coast of cuba. the pearl is chartered for an electronic dan music cruise. and on its way from miami to a mexican caribbean resort. she is the second cruise ship passenger to go overboard this week. okay. we're going to switch our gears right now. in last night's nfl game, it looked like chrimas came a little bit early. the jets were in all green, and the bills were in all red. >> it was the start of the league's color rush experiment which will continue on thursday nights as for the game, the bills scored nine points in nine seconds, thanks to field goal and a fumble return for a touchdown. buffalo led from there. and despite a jets comeback, rex ryan and the bills win it, 22-17. >> so it's not unusual actually for people to look future that one unique thing that sets them m
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>> from kanichi ito of japan, that unique thing is running on all urs. at the 11th annual guinness world records in tokyo, he ran 100 meters if 19.71 seconds, shattering the world record. >> the fastest man on all fours says he spent nine year how monkeys move to improve h his technique, hence the nickname monkey man. saying hussein bolt has nothing to worry about from that guy. coming up, we're going to wrap our continuing coverage of shia labeouf's movie watching. >> this is your favorite story. >> it was of the week, by far. plus, the alleged wiseguy who will be home for the holidays now that he has been cleared of a crime made famous in the movie "good fellows." and thihis i something i cannot wait for, new albums today for justin bieber and one direction. but first, do you know the guy that puts together this map every day, max colombo?
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overnight. the isis terrorist known as jihadi john believed to have been kled in a u.s. drone strike in syria. he of course is a masked man seen inruesome videos beheading hostages, including the u.s. reporter james foley. sources tell abc news that it was a 100% direct hit, and that jihadi john basically evaporated. in the meantime, here at home, a stunng verdict has been reached in anrganized crime case that has captivated the nation for nearly four decades. >> an aging mobster here in new
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charges hehe helped plan the legendary lufthansa heist in 197878 that inspired the hit film "good fellows." mj burkett has the details. >> reporter: 80-year-old vincent asaro was triumphant and astonished. amid the bewildering crush of reporters and photographers, he said not even john gotti got this much coverage. freedom he saidd felt good. >> i'd like the thank my two lawyers. without them, i wouldn't be here now. and i would like to thank the u.s. marshall service for treating me great. >> now i think mr. is an sa -- sa --- chargedith helping mastermind the daring 1978 lufthansa heist at kennedy airport. at the time, the largest heist in american history. just over $6 million in cash and jewels.
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off, and others testified against asaro. but the defense raised doubts about their motives andheir credibility, saying the case was just a lot of yada yada yada. >> the key to winning the case is that our client is innocent of the charges. >> reporter: the verdict here was a major blow to the prosecion. the fbi and the u.s. attorney's office spent years building this high profile case. to many, asaro seemed destined to die in federal prison. that clearly will not ppen. >> okay, so that was actually a big heist back this the day in 1978. it was $6 million heist. if we adjusted it for inflation, that's about $21.5 million today. >> that's a lot of money. >> i was really a huge heist there. when we come back, the big announcement from actor david hasselhoff. and it's a big day today for
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skinny, so skinny top of the headlines this rning, a big announcement from david hasselhoff. >> the63-year-old actor took to youtube and twitter, announcing that he has made a major cnge in his life. we'll leave it t to h to explain. >> i've been known for david hasselhoff for years.
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now i have made it official. david hoff. >> yeah, well it turns out however the name change appears to be just a publity stuntnt for his new show "hoff the record." it's airing in the uk. hasselhoff rep tells page 6 it's part of an ad campaign that launches in australia this weekend. >> oh, like off t the record. >> all right. next up. let's move on to this wonderful day that it is. friday the 13th. but we're a all lucky. justin bieber and one direction with new album. >> both acts are dropping new albums today. but at least one critic from "the new york times" is referring to them alls joyless boys. >> what? >> i know. blasphemy. bieber's purpose he writes is less of a contribution to popular music and more of a plot point in bieber's ongoing narrative of himself. did you get that? the theme of the entire album that a pseudo sort of outlook. get it? >> i think that writer isust sour. >> yeah. >> in the meantime, british boy band, and they arere a band, one
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direction is also releasing its new album today. but maybe being seen as more of a place holder. in march they tragically lost zane malik when he left the band. in august they announced it would go in hiatus next year. critics say it shouldn't affect their music sales because one direction has always been less of a musical proposition than a marketing one. i think those people are thinking way too deeply about these groups. come on. next to a boy that is full of joy this morning. >> daniel radcliffe is now officially among the stars on the hollywood walk of fame that is, honored with the walk's 2,565th star. he shaved his head. the 26-year-old who captured the world's hearts at the tender age of 11 as boy wizard in the harry potter films. >> he still captures a lot of people's hearts. >> he dodoes. dcliffe has since earned his stripes in several other movies and broadway plays. his latest film victor frankenstein will hit theaters on november 25th. >> we'll have to look out for that. finally, an update on our continuing coverage that we've
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had over the last few days. we've had a number of crews on another hollywood star. >> shia labeouf. >> yes. >> your guy. he has been camped out since tuesday inside new york's angelica film center, live streaming himself watching all 27 of his movies in reverse chronological order. it's apparently finally ended. his cinematic marathon with his debut in disney's "even stevens". >> disney is our parent company. labeouf called it all my movies project for nearly three solid days. he was glued to that seat that you see there. he didn't t shower,xcept for ten-minute breaks. i went down there to kind of check it out. the line was so long, one person
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jihadi john, the mass excuser who became the sbol of isis. a u.s. official now presumes he has been killed in a drone strike. >> it caps off another busy week here at home of racial tensions, crime, and political theater. here now is our weekly friday rewind. >> we got frustrated with each other. and that is why i stand before you today and i take full responsibility for this frustration. and i take fulll responsibility for the inaction. >> it's really just about getting fairness, not just about tim wolfe resigning, but getting equal rights. >> the mizu community for one of the first times i've ever seen stand together united. >> nothing is more important than this badge that we wear in ouruniform. tonight that badge has been torn. >> i mean, just smile and bust out laughing at the sky like he is almost talking to god. >> was hurt in the last second
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>> this is a bomb by aquill philliat isis. in the sinai isis has fully eclipsed al qaeda as the gravest terror threat in the world. >> you knew they were guilty duringhe olympics? >> was aware that it was a very, very, very, very, very high possibility. >> 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 things to do. >> if you try and hit your mother over the head with a hammer, your poll numbers go up. >> ronald reagan. >> ronald reagan walked away at reykjavik. he walked away. he quit talki when it was time to quit talking. >> can i finish. interrupting everybody? >> and we're going keep investing in the facilities and the physicians and the staff to make sure that our veterans get the care that you need when you need it. >> hope is not lost today. >> i sort of feel like when he is revealed to us, like he will be the luke skywalalker we know
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and love. that being said, if he is evil, i i think tt would be so interesting and so fascinating. >> oh, so many people waiting for that one. >> yeah. an eventful week ahead, of course. >> yeah. the president heads to turkey, malaysia, and the philippineses is weekend. >> and a big trip. and we should point we're just hours away from hearing whether russian athletes will get banned,, somof them will get banned from next year's olympics in rio. >> and don't miss our updates on facebook. wnnfans.com.
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decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines. breaking right now, the terrorist known as jihadi john has apparently been killed in a
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u.s. drone strike in syria. he is the masked man seen in gruesome videos beheading hostages. full live coverage coming up. on the attack. donald trump taking aim at his closest competitor. trump put on a live demonstration for supporters to mock carson's story about trying to stab a friend. and h has also had more than a few choice words for campupus protesters. dramatic video shows high winds making it nearly impossible to steer a passenger jet landing at a british airport. the plane swerved so badly that the pilot at first reported a mechanical problem. and in this country, there were very strong winds in the upper midwest overnight. they're whipping up huge waves on lake michigan and lake erie. travel disruptions a likely, as are power outages and property damage. those are some of our top stories on this friday the 13th of november. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> well, good morning to you.
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the cia had been on the trail of jihadi john for more than a year, but hours ago he was the target by a u.s. drone strike over syria. yeah, he had become the face of islamic terrorism through a series of beheading videos. abc's molly hunter joining us story. molly? >> reporter: a direct hit overnight, possibly killing one of the most wanted men in the jihadi john, the british terrorist with the islamic state front and center in those disturbing beheading videos. real name mohammed emwazi. th u.s. has been tracking him for months now. hours ago, a cia drone strike targeted a figure leaving a building in raqqah, syria, getting into a car. one u.s. official telling abc news this strike was 100% flawless. se for the first time last august beheading amecan journalist james foley and again
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sotloff, american aid worker abdel rahman kassig, and many, many more. his voice was disguised, but his british accent recognizable. >> reason to fan our fear. >> wearing a ballafter being identified, disappeared fromm all isis videdeos. he attended the university of manchester. he is believed to have traveled to syria in 2013 and joined isis. in a statement to abc news, the parents of murdered hostage james foley said the air strike ainst jihadi john was of small solace. quote, this huge effort to go after this danged man filled wi hate when they can't make half that effort to savave the hostages while these young americans were still alive. 's unfortunate that the government doesn't get it. they think it gives us solace, but it doesn't.
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emwazi was killed based on what they observed of that hit. the car that he was in burst into flame and that's it, reena and kendis. >> a lot of people were saying he basically evaporated with that hit. >> and can you tell what's does this mean for america's broader fight against isis? >> reena,f thisis is true, this is a big win for president obama. his sia policy has been marred with challenges and controversy. and as we find out more today, and if i iturns out that emwmwazi was actually killed, this is proof that the intel and coordination are working. >> all right. abc's molly hunter reporng from jerusalem live for us this morning. moy, our thanks to you. now to the race for the white house. the gop front-runners firing off about the protests at the university of missouri and campuses across the country. donald trump blasting the students and the school
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pressure. here is more from abc's john carl. >> reporter: donald trump is weighing in with explosive words on the protests over racial inequality at the universit of missouri. calling the protestss disgusting and the school's president and chancellor weak for stepping down. >> i think it's disgusting. i think the two people that resigned are weak, ineffective people. i think that when they resign, they set something in motion that is going toby a disaster for the next long period of time. >> it is our duty to fight for our freedom. >> reporter: protests over alleged racial incidents escalated this week when the college football team joined in, threatening not to play this weekend. students are demanding more black faculty and staff and more money for campus wide diversrsity programs. similar protests spread nationwide to other college campuses. yale ptestershouting down a professor. >> if that is what you think about being in class, you should step down.
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>> reporter: ben carson, a yale graduate called the protest there's infantile. >> well, we're being a little bit too tolerant, i guess you might say. accepting infantile behavior. now, i don't care which side it mes from. >> reporter: in stark ctrast to donald trump, jeb bush and student protesters at the quote, legitimate concerns. while he wouldn't say whether or not the president should have signed, he said he probably missed a good opportunity t to have aoment of healing by making it clear that the university had no tolerance for racism. jonathan kakarl, abc news, washington. now to another embararrassment for the secret service. a uniformed a agent h been arrested for sexting someone he believed to be a 14-year-old girl. the recipient was actually a state trooooper posg as the girl. some of the communication we're told actually took place while lee moore was on duty working at the white house. he is also accused of trying toto
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moore reportedly admitted he had contacted other 14-year-old girls. whoever killed a young indianapolis mother iide her own home may face a second murder crge because the woman was pregnant. there. >> have been no arrests as yet. and abc's brandi hitt reports. so far the case has police ffled. >> reporter: the search is on for the gunman who shot and killed 28-year-oldmanda blackburn here inside the pregnant mother's indianapolis home. during what police believe was a home invasion robbery. >> take a little romantic getaway. >> reporter: here is amanda in a recent youtube video posted with her husband, local pastor davy blackburn. he told police after getting home from the gym tuesday morning, he found his home broken into, his wife on the ground shot in the head. and the couple's 1-year-old son, seen in this halloween photo, was home at the time of the shooting. >> amanda was an amazing person. she was good mother. and a good wife. they had s such a happy family. >> reporter: the couple had moved to indianapolis just a few
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years ago to start the resonate love. police are investigating another home invasion in the same area just hours before the shooting. >> our detectives are following up on several promising leads. this appears to be a random act. >> reporter: in a statement, davy blackburn said i he not only lost my ministry partner and support, but also my very best friend. investigators say no family members are considered suspects in ts case as the now comb through footage that was captured on neighbors' surveillance cameras. reena and kendis? >> thank you so much. surgeons at the cleveland clinic are preparing for the performed in the u.s. the surgery will allow a woman who doesn't have a uterus, had it removed or suffered uterine damage to become pregnant. eight women from around the country have already started the rst patient. the uterus won't be removed after a woman had children so that she could stop taking powerful anti-rejection drugs.
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successful so far. a new government study finds a significant jump in the number of children with autism. it finds that 1 in 45 american children are autistic. about 2.2% that works out to be. but researchers warn other less common. well, police are crediting a philadelphia convenience store kidnapping. something didn't look right to him when a man and woman went to use the atm. he confronted the man, sheltered the woman in the store, and then called the cops. police say that the man had kidnapped the woman, a doctor, from a hpital parking garage and forced her to make withdrawals at atms. it's amazing how alert that something is wrong. >> glad to know she is safe after a that. if you ask most traffic cops, and they'll tell you they have heard every excuse in the book when they pull drivers over. >> but when a northern california officer hit this car, this was one of google's driverless cars.
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it turns out the officer stopped the car, no, not because it was eeding, but because it was going too slow. 24 in a 35 mile-per-hour zone, causing traffic to back up. >> absolutely. so he -- didn't give him a ticket. >> google is going to have a ticket now. got to pay. coming up, just a couple of kentucky girls hanging out >> i love this story. we're talking about jennifer lawrence and our own diane sawyer, the oscar winner, talking about her new attitude when it comes to hollywoo and the nation's newest medal of honor recipients simply selfless. but first, a chilly spot on the map. 13 degrees in anchorage. i'll be there in three weeks. >> really? >> yeah. it's not going to be fun. are you going to be anchoring from there? >> anchoringn anchorage.
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removed from his post as top military aide to the secretary of defense. ash carter wouldnly say there are allegations of misconduct against lieutenant general ron lewis. in word on what lewis might have done wrong. he has been reassigned while the army investigates. carter and lewis have worked together, though, for several years. a former army captain has been given the military's top honor not only for his extraordinary bravery, but for his personal sacrifice. >> he is known best by his friends as flow, but this morning the nation is calling him hero. >> reporter: as captain florent growberg received medal o honor, friends had tears in his eyes. >> he says it was the worst day of his lifend that is the stark reality behind these medal of honor semones. >> reporter: in afghanistan, he was escortiting brigade commanders and an afghan gener when he backward.
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the former university of ryland track star acted quickly. >> flo sprprinted tard him. he noticed an object under the man's clothing, a bomb. >> reporter: groberg and another soldier pushed the man away and to the grounund wherehe bomb detonated. the action caused another suicide bomber's weapon to detonate prematurely, my job was simple, protecthe principles. no matter the outcome. > reporte groberg's leg was severely injured, and four of his fellow soldiers died, though more would have been killed if groberg had not acted. >> he showed his guts. he showed his training. gratele for. >> reporter: but it seemed it was the faces in t audience more than the president's words that moved him. >> i got four families thahat don't have a father, a son, a brother, you know. a husband. >> reporter: after the ceremony in appropriately gloomy weather, hehe paid tribute. >> this meld maeld belelongs to the true heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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>> reporter: groberg says he'll try to be a better american for the rest of his life because of those four individuals. reena, kendis? >> he's got such a great story indeed. >> and he spent three years recovering from his wounds at walter reed medical center. and that's where he met the president. but these guys retur home from the war and they still carry so much with them. and jack, our producer upstairs saying it's pretty incredible when he went to the podium to speak to the media that he remembered all four names and he honored them, of those who have fallen. >> i'm sure he lives with their memories constantly. he is now medically retired from the army. >> what a true hero. well, coming up, the young actress making headlines for taking on hollywood's pay gap. >> "hunger games" starennifer lawrence opens up to our own diane sawyer about the trap womenverywhere are facing.
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herself on the big screen of course adds a warrior. and now she is making headlines off the screen as an activist. >> we're talking about "hunger games" star jennifer lawrence, bucking the system that made her a star. as she tells our own diane sawyer, she is taking a stand for women everywhere. >> reporter: jennifer lawrence, a dazzling hybrid. young, irreverent, and a hollywood powerhouse. the final games of the hunger games is about to arrive. e is katniss embodiment of strength in the face of fear offscreen, lawrence herself has been making news in a kind of warrior challenge all her own. when hacked e-mails about her movie "american hustle" revealed that she was paid less than her male costars, she wrote about it saying if s she was honest with herself it was partly because she had fallen into a trap that women face not wanting to seem difficult or spoiled, while men don't have to care. >> i felt like i -- - i had to say something. because we need to talk about
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on average, women are paid 21% less than men. we can ask for the same exact thing that men do. and we do face the reality that we do get judged more. >> reporter: now several of her co-stars are speaking out for her, adding to the chorus of voes speaking for women everywhere. >> i would just hope that there is no longer a separation. oh, it's a female-driven movie. >> point down a little. >> reporter: we spent the day together. >> your form is just horrible. >> reporter: we are two kentuy girls born 45 years apart, eating homemetown barbecue in my kitchen. she also took me to new york's union square where tenen years ago she was the new kid in town when a photographer wanted to take her pickture and said okay. >> i'm only going to sign in the modeling agency if they'll let me act. which came out of nowhere. >> you were already making demands. >> i was already negotiating.
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>> reporter: a young woman who is already leaving a legacy, as a girl who awakened a generation of tiny fans, showing them what it's like when you believe in yourself. >> it was so much fun watching her and diane together. >> two kentucky girls hanging out together there. >> i acactually thought diane had great form by the way with tha bow and arrow. >> absolutely. we should point out that the final chapter in the hunger games opens up onovember 20th. and, you know, in that intervrview, whi was really a wonderful interview, if you get a chance, go online and look at it, jennifer lawrence says that she is just playing an actress on tv, but it really has impacted the lives of young rls all over. >> it's true. and women everywhere as well. and she is raising a very important issue. and a lot of tes it takes somee from hollywood to say something for the rest of the world to sort of pay attention. it's great that she is using her star power for such a great cause. >> ye, it is. of course she is an oscar winner. sheon best supporting actress
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opening this weekend. >> first we start with a movie written by and directed by angelina jolie. essentially jolie's honeymoon project with co-star brad pitt. this is set in the 1970s. it'sentering on an author with writers block and his former dancer wyche. with false eyelashes at a european seaside resort. >> mr. and mrs. smith it ain't. jolie says at its core, it's a movie about grief, but it's apparently the audiences who will be grieving. rotten tomatoes is giving it a approval. and it's hard to find any
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so get this. ap's jack coyle writes it's too langed which and artfully accessorized to work as intended. andore pointed calling it an unabashed vanity project that struggles to turn its own beautiful inertia into a virtue. >> okay, well, i do like ankle. >> and we like brad. >> up next, on a much lighter note, what is trying really hard to be the next holiday staple. love the coopers. it stars diane keaton. in typical fashion, the best laid plans fall comically short. case in point, daughter killing time in an airport to pick up a stranger to bring home. >> just be my boyfriend for one night. >> oh, no way. >> there is no flights until morning. look at this. you're going to spend christmas by yourself eating dinner at wetsel's pretzels? you deserve a crazy pull out all
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can guarantee you that you would make my parents so happy. >> oh, something tells me he shows up. the star-studded cast including marisa tomei, alan arkin and the voice of steve martin apparently not quite enough to save this movie from itself. susan turner says slaus himself would walk out of the theater. but it may b be tooilling to jerk tears but its heart is in the right place. >> ouch.
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hour. good morning. this morning on "world news now," breaking news. the u.s. targeting the man known to the world as jihadi jo. he was the masked man who became
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a symbol of isis after beheading american and over hostages. u.s. officials now presuming he has been killed in a drone strike. breaking details from our brian ross team straight ahead. and donald trump on the attack, taking on his closest rival, dr. ben carson, even demonstratining a fak stabbing and asking how stupid are the people of iowa? plus, whwhat the president thinks about trump's immigration plan. then big questions right now in italy. are italian olive oil makers trying to fool you when it comes to what is in their bottles? plus a "world news now" exclusive. an inspired story. we're going to catch up with the world's oldest yoga ininstructor she is 97 years old and says she has no plans to slow down, even after reena attended one of her sessions. it's time to stretch out on this friday, november 13th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone on
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this friday the 13th. >> are you feeling more zen? >> i do feel more zen. and i walked away with life lessons from this woman. of all the interviews i've done in my life, she is top three. i mean transformed the way i think about life, this woma >> i look forward to seeing that story. >> and i just want the say, you're a big workout junkie. even you would have had problems. >> had a tough time keeping up with the 97-year-old yoga instructor. we want to start with the notorious terrorist known as jihadi john. he is believeved to have been killed bay drone strike in syria. >> seen in so many of those gruesome beheading videos had been tracked by the u.s. for months. abc's chief investigating correspondentt brian rs has been following the story overnight and has the very latest now for us. >> reporter: the world first came to know jihadi john a little over a year ago whe he appeared i in this video wearing a black mask, holding a knife and threatening the life of american journalist james foley. his voice was disguised, but he
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>> you have plotted against us and gone far out of your way to interfere in eastbound affairs. >> reporte one after another, he presided over the murders of foley, american steven sotloff, and peter kassig, but who britons and then two japanese hostages. >> our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people. >> reporter: earlier this year, his true identity was revealed to be mohammed emwazi seen here wearing an american baseball cap, the son of kuwaiti parents who emigrated to englan he was spotted by teachers as having a violent streak. one teacher told the bbc that at the age of 11 he was put in anger management therapy. >> we would find that he would get very angry and worked up and it would take him a long time to calm himself down. >> reporter: flaunting his role as executioner, emwazi became one
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in a statement to abc news, the warrants of foley said the air strike was of small solace. quote, this huge effort to go after this deranged man filled with hate when they can't make half that effort to save the hostages while these young americans were still alive. it's unfortunate that the government doesn't get it. they think it gives us solace but it doesn't. ryan ross, abc news, new york. >> so interesting to hear mrs. foley's comments. it so art-wrenching. while it is a huge get for the u.s. government, they put resources. they wanted to get this man because it also sends a message to other militants across the middle easast thatou are going to do this, justice will be brought at some point. but fofor theseamilies, they're not getting their loved onenes back. it has in many ways transformed how the white house has looked at the hostage policy situation. >> but it does give them a little bit of closure. but it definitely does not change the warar on isis. there will be other high value
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and speaking of isis, it might be -- may have expanded its terror operations into lebanon with a deadly attack. the group has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in beirut that killed at least 43 people, one of the years. until now, isis has not had a recognized affiliate in lebanon, but its forces are fighting in neighboring syria and iraq. surprising. an ohio man is under arrrrest for the alarming way that he tried to help isis. official says he used social media to promote violence against members of the u.s. armed forces. the 25-year-old akron man kept opening new twitter, facebook and tumblr accounts as fast as the sites suspended him. his posts included photos, names and even addresses of service personnel. okay, to politics now and donald trump stepping up attacks on fellow front-runner ben carson. trump said the pathological temper carson described to himself in his memoir cannot be
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cured any more than a child molester can be cured. trump also mocked carson's account of trying to stab a friend, demonstrating to supporters in iowa how a belt buckle couldn't stop a knife. and he also doubted carson's religious awakening. okay. so-so far no comment from the carson camp. but president obama had plenty to say about donald trump after the last debabate. he joined the chorus of criticism over trump's promise to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. in an exclusive interview with abc's george stephanopopoulos, t president called the plan unrealistic and unamerican. >> donald trump is speaking about history. he wants to bring back operation wetback from president force. what would that mean? >> well, i think the name of that operation tells you something about the dangers of looking backwards. and the notion that we're going to deport 11, 12 million people
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first of all, i have no idea where mr. trump thinks the money is going to come from. it would cost us hundreds of billions of dollars to execute that. imagine the images on the screen flashed around the world as we were dragging parents away from their children and putting them in what, detenon centers and then systematically sending them out. nobody thinks that this is realistic. but m more importantly, that's not who we are as americans. >> much more on what the president had to say later this morning on "good morning america" and the entire interview on "sunday this week." the faa says pilots from the southwest jet, a cessna and a corporate jet all reported they had theheowerful light shone in their cockpit. there have been more than 5,000 reports of laser strikes so far this year.
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the university of missouri has named the retired federal civil rights attorney and one of the first black graduates of its law school as interim president. michael middleton says he is no stranger to what he calls systemic racism on campus, and he is promising to work directly with black activists on issues of racial inequality. well, from coast-to-coast, protesters took part in a million student march to show solidarity with the university of missouri. walkouts and rallies took place at more than 100 public colleges with demonstrators calling for free tuition and $15 minimum wage for campus workers. the weather throughout overnight is not rain or snow, it's actually very strong winds in the midwest, especially around the great lakes. the region has seen gusts as high as 66 miles an hour. wow. what's causing very high waves on lake michigan and lakeshore is flooding likely. the strong winds could also be a problem for travel, both airline and highway. and they may cause some power outages.
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well, today of course is friday the 13th, a day most consider very unlucky. but it turns out that it can actually be very lucky for some lotter players. in at least five years alone, mega millis players in s ins in michigan have one more than $5 million. and with a jackpot of $200 million for tonight's drawing, this particular friday the 13th could be the most profitable yet for some lucky winners. so what does this mean? do we have to fly to michigan? get someonenen michigan to buy the ticket? >> you can play -- well, mimichigan i a lucky state. but we can play the multimillion-dollar lottery anywhere and see if we have luck on this friday the 13th. >> all right. coming up, black friday is just two weeks away. so what's the world's largest retailer doing to make things a little easier on shoppers this year? also, up ahead we have m my section with the world's oldest yoga teacher. her life story will amaze and inspire you. we'll explain why she is called
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hands-on shopping experiencnce, the mai event kicks off inside walmart stores at 6:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. the rld's largest retailer promising thereill be plenty of the most popular products. deals including this 40-inch hdtv for $149. an ipad air 2 for $100 off. and toys like this "star wars" light saber, 5 bucks. and walmart isn't alone. target launcng ten days of black sundays. already eight black friday deals on sale now. as they have in years past, walmart will be handing out wristbands for the most in demand products. sos long as you have one of these, you get the door buster. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. coming up in our next half hour, a stung vdict in the case of a reputted mob leader. he was charged in that notorious $6 million lufthansa heist nearly 40 years ago, inspiring the movie "good fellows." from facing life in prison to
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first, meet the woman who is considered the oldest living yoga teacher. we'll tell you why she is now forrest gump. the "world news now" exclusive is coming up. reena gets a close-up with her. >> and let me tell you, she beat me to the punch on this one. she isery good for yoga. >> great. today, 1 out of every 4 american kids is hispanic. that means many of the future doctors who will care for us, the engineers who will build our cities, the scientists and entrepreneurs
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>> reporter: meet the real life rrest gump. >> listen to your heart beatat. >> reporter: 97-year-old, like gump, has witnessed historic moments firsthand a and met with some of the most influential icons like bob hope, the dalai lama, and deepak chopra. but unlike the famed character played by tomanks -- >> run, forest, run! >> reporter: her secret isn't rung. >> shrift them off your back. >> reporter: it's stretching. and her longevity has made her the world's oldest living yoga teacher. born in india, tao moved to france and had success model fog famous designers like coco channel. when world war ii broke out she found herself drawn into the resistance against nazi germany. it was then that she realized the power of positive change in teaching yoga to others. >> the nicest thing that i could
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is when somebody can't do somemething a i show them they can. >> reporter: she toured the u.s. and even wrote over 300 film scripps, combining a career in show business with her love of yoga and c callo social activism. she has walked with gandhi and martin luther king jr. but she credits her uncle who raised her with teaching her compassion and acceptance. >> never look down on anybody. know that even a farmer may be illiterate, but knows more about the soi than you do. so you're illiterate. >> what is your secret about life? >> when i wake up inin the morning i say this is going to be the best day of my life. >> reporter: you really say that to yourself? >> yes. whatever you put in your mine materializes. so don't materialize athingg negative. materialize everything positive. >> reporter: she has broken her wrist and had three hip replacements. but tao doesn't count the injuries or even the years.
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>> i'm not interested in what i can't do. nothing is impossible. >> reporter: in fact, tao learned toance when she was 85. since then, she won more than 700 first place dance prizes, even traveling to countries as far away as india where she danced with a famed bollywood choreographer. >> she is a gift. and i think whoever has come across her, they all feel blessed about her. >> reporter: tao has inspired people all over the world, young or old. she makes quite an impression on her students. >> a little girl 6 years old said to me, tao, what are you going to do when you retire? i said i'm not going to retire. i said i'm going to dance my way to the next planet. she said oh, that makes sense. we put a man on the moon. when i get to be your age, i'll be able to find you.
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>> do you ever think about death on the o other sid >> no, no. i have a feeling that this is not the end of life. this tiny little planet. >> reporter: and she offers this advice for a younger generation. >> don't procrastinate. tomorrow never comes. one minute after midnight it's already today. >> reporter: wow, look at u. i wasted no time trying to figure out her moves. >> nevertop trying. >> reporter: that's tao, master of yoga. >> may the light of yoga join ur body, mind, and spirit. >> reporter: and of life. >> to bring you peace, to bring you love, to bring you health. lead us from theunreal to the real, from darkness into light
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shanty, shalom, amen, amen. >> how cool. >> she is hands-down one of the top three people i've ever interviewed in my life and such an inspiration. she also has a new boo out, "dancing lht" for anyone whoho is looking for a christmas gift. it tells her wle story. she really believes whatever you manifest i your head comes out. she is a claic example of how thinkiking positely can transform your life. >>nd i love her whole theory of living in the moment. one minute after midnight is a neway and to startrt each day as if it's different. what was like the big inspirational moment that you got from her? >> that i would have to cut off my legs if i i wanted to get into those yoga positions. that's jus one of the many takeaways i learned.
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>> what do you think you can sell him for? >> $1 or $2 or 3. >> ithat a lot? >> $54? >> 54, it sounds like you've been thinking about this. >> because i really, really want a toy owl. so that's why. >> we'll tell your brother and buy a toy owl. >> little rachel says $54 if she sells her broth for that amount she'll get the toy owl. >> i love that she has actually thought than, plotted it out. ifif i were the brother i'd be watching my back. who doesn't like twins. we all likee twins. here is a different version of what i'm talking about. okay. this is a wedding in india where you have twin brothers marrying twin sisters, and the presiding priests, identical twins as well. the flower girls even wore pink dresses that were identical. and the boys also purple tops. twins. impressed? >> okay. very interesting. >> well, just wait until you see the polka.
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this morning on "world news now," breaking news from the middle east. what a u.s. official calls a direct hit on the isis terrorist known as jihadi john, theanan
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wanted for allegedly beheading americans and hostages from other c countriess wewell, now presumed dead. live coverage straight ahead. alsoahead, widespread protests on college campuses acro the country. students angry about how racist incidents are being treated, now speaking out. and a big change at the university of missouri, now under new leadership. and now in half hour, a goodfella goes free. a reputed mobster walks out of court after being acquitted with connect with one of the most infamous heists in u.s. history. part of his defense straight out of an episode of "seinfeld." and what's in a name? not much apparently when the guy we all got to know on "baywatch" wants to change. well, it's sort of a hassle with the hoff. it's friday, november 13th. >> from abc news, this is "world ne now." >> well, good friday morning. we begin with the breaking news months in the making. the likely death of the
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teorist known as jihadi john. the masked man, a british citizen seen in videos beheading u.s. j journalis steven sotloff, james foley, and a number of overer hostag. >> jihadi john, his real name mohammed emwazi, he was tracked by the u.s. for mohs. he was targeted in a u.s. drone rike as he left a building and entered a vehicle in the isis stronghold of raqqah. that is in syria. one official telling abc news it was a a 100% dirt hit, and tha jihadi john basically evaporated. >> new details about the killing are still coming in this morning. abc news investigative producer james meek has b been workg his sources and joins us live. james, jihadi john was not the head of isis, but the u.s. military really wanted to get him. how long were they tracking hi and how does his death impact >> well, good morning, reena. john. his real name is mohammed emwazi. he was unmasked finally inin a series of leaked news reports early in the winter of this year
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after presiding over the video beheading of a number of u.s., british, japanese aid workers and journalists. they've been tracking him m for quite a long time. and the intelligence agencies of the u.s. finally zeroed in on his location. and got the green light to attack him with a drone strike in raqqah, syria. as he was exiting a building, a drone missile hit the vehicle he was in. and as one official said to me, evaporated. and on the impact, leaving his car in flames. >> okay, so james, we're getting that from one official. but t will the.s. ever have 100% confirmation that he is dead? and how will they possibly try to confirm this? >> well, they may not evever 100%, but they can come close, because they will be looking -- they'll be listening to the chatter of isis operatives, a as well a social media andther chatter, cell phones of people in the vicinity of the strike will be
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talking to each other. the group may acknowledge, it's possible, jihad john's death. by the way, he was called jihad john because some of the hostageses called veral british captors who were particularly brutal to them the beatles, sort of a way to identify them. and he was known as john amongst the so-called beatles of these isis hostage takers. >> and you also spoke to the mother of murdered journalist james foley just a short time ago. he was seen with jihadi john just before his execution. what was her reaction to all of this, james? >> well, the foley family has been anticipating the possibility of the man who at least on video presented himself as their son's killer. journalist james foley. what diane foley told me tonight is she said, you know, if only so much effort that was underten to find and kill jihad john had been undertak
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subsequently murdered by isis in a very high profile way over the past 14 or 15 months or so, that would have b been someing g she said was very small solace to learn that jihad john habeen killed in an air strike. and she said, you know, the government just doesn't get it. it doesn't bring them their son back. that was their point. and they are -- i don't thk they're going to miss jihad john, but i think they would have preferred to get jim back alive. >> and that's so understandable. one mother's grief and several other families who likely very much feel the same way. james meek, part of our brian ross investigative unit. james, thank you so much for your time this morning. and that major strike on a member of isis coming just hours after isis claimed carried out deadly attacks in lebanon. at least 43 people were killed in twin suicide bombings in beirut, one of the deadliest terror attacks in recent years. it would be especially ominous if those claims are true since isis has not recognized
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well, students at more than 100 college campuses nationwide staged walkouts and rallies to show their solidarity with protesters at the university of missououri. >> it was called the million student march, and it was planned before tensisions erupd at missouri. opportunity to speak out against overt and subtle forms of racism that they say pervades most campuses. >> escalating complaints about another resignation. the dean of students at claremont mckenna college in southern california has stepped down. and threaten is a new man in charge at the university of missouri, at least for now. as abc's elizabeth hurd reports, he says he is ready to work with activists on campus to resolve racial tensions. >> reporter: the university of missouri wasting no time meeting their new interim president, michael middleton, a long-time law school professor. >> we all know that the
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of troubling incidents, and we recognize that we must move forward as a community. >> reporter: it was just on monday that now former president tim wolfe and the university chancellor announced their resignation, bowing to mounting pressure from students and faculty, protesting what they call racial injustice on campus. >> this is what democracy looks like! >> really what is at question is the racial climate on campus. >> reporter: raising concerns, and some already getting results. >> i committtted to th that t we will work to make this the best yalele it can . >> reporter: yale devoting $ $50 million to increase faculty diversity and ithaca creating a new chief diversity officer position. but back in missouri, the situation still tense, with the legion of black collegiates tweeting this photo of a vandalized sign outside the black culture center. and social media pictures showing nearly empty lecture
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against black students. both students were arrested, and yesterday 19-year-old hunter park was in court and denied bail. prosecutors say he told investigators he had a, quote, deep interest in the oregon mass shooter. kendis and reena, back to you. >> elizabeth, thank you so much. the student protesters are getting no sympathy from the republican presidential front-runners. donald trump blasted the campus demonstrators, calling their demands crazy. and he slammed the former university of missouri president chancellor for stepping down. >> i think it's disgusting. i think the two people that resigned are weak, ineffective people. i think that when they resign that they set something in disaster for the next long period of time. >> we're being a little bit too tolent, i guess you might say accepting infantile behavior. i don't care which side it comes from. >> ben carson added that the two sides need to sit down and have an open discussion. >> okay.
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had some explosive words for carson about his self-proclaimed troubled youth. trumpoked fun at carson's account of trying to stab as friend as a teenager, showing supporte in animated fashion you might say that a belt buckle couldn't stop a knife. and he likened carson's past temper to a child molester. >> if you're pathologicacal, there is no cure for that, folks. okay? there is no cure for that. and i did one of the shows today. and i don't want to say what i said. but i'll tell you anyway. i said that if you're a child molester, a sick puppy, you're a child molester, there is no cure for that. there is only one cure. we don't want to talk about that cure. that's the ultimate cure. >> well, trump alstold the crowd at a rally in iowa that carson went into a bathroom and
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it doesn't happen that way. the coast guard is searching overnight for a cruise ship passenger. the woman was a passenger on the norwegian pearl and jumped from the ship about 20 miles off the coast of cuba. the pearl is chartered forn electric dance music cruise. and on its way from miami to a mexican caribbean resort. she is the second cruise ship passenger to go overboard this week. okay. we're going to switch our gears ght now. in last night's nfl game, it looked like christmas came a little bit early. the jetsts were inll green, and e bills were in all red. >> it was the start of the league's color rush experiment which will continue on thursday nights. as for the game, the bills scored nine points in nine and a fumble return for a touchdown. buffalo led from there. ryan and the bills win it, 22-17. >> so it's not unusual actually for people to look future that one unique thing that sets them apart from everyone else. >> from kenichi ito of japan,
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all fours. at the 11th annual guinness woworld recos day in tokyo, ito ran 100 meters in just 15.71 seconds, shattering the world record. >> wow. the fastest man on all fours says he spent nine years studying how monkeys move to improve his technique, hence his nickname monkey man. saying hussein bolt has nothing to worry about from that guy. cocoming up,e're going to wrap our continuing coverage of shia labeouf's movie watching. >> this is your favorite story. >> it was of the week, by far. whwill be homeme for the holidays now that he has been cleared of a crime made famous in the movie "goodfellas." and in "the skinny" this is something i cannot wait for, new albums today for justin bieber but first, do you know the guy that puts together this map today it's his birthday. >> happy birthday day.
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wee tracking breaking news overnight. the isis terrorist known as jihadi john believed to have been killed in a u.s. drone seen in gruesome videos beheading g hostagesincluding the u.s. reporter james foley. sources tell abc news that it was a 100% direct hit, and that jihadi john basically in the meantime, here at home, a stunning verdict has been reached in an organized crime case that has captivated the nation for nearly four decades. >> an aging mobster here in new york has been acquitted of charges he helped plan the
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1978 that inspired the hit film wjac's n.j. burkett has the details. asaro was triumphant and astonished. amid the bewildering crush of reporters and photographers, he said not even john gotti got this much coverage. freedom he said felt good. >> i'd like the ank my two lawyers. now. d i would like to thank the u.s. marshall service for treating me great. >> now i think mr. asaro intends to go home and spend thanksgiving. >> i've had two years herere and i intend to go home. a reputed mobster from queens, 1978 lufthansa heist at kennedy airport. the time, the largest heist in american history. just over $6 million in cash and jewels. some of the robbers were killed
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but the defense raised doubts about their motives and their credibility, saying the case was just a lot of yada yada yada. >> the key to winning the case is that our client is innocent of the charges. >> reporter: the verdict here was a major blow to the prosecution. the fbi and the u.s. attorney's office spent years building this high profile case. to many, asaro seeeemed dested to die in federal prison. that clearly will not happen. >> okay, so that was actuay a big heist back in the day, 1978. it was $6 million heist. if we adjusted it for inflation, that's about $21.5 million today. >> that's a lot of money. >> it was really a huge heist there. when we come back, the big announcement from actor david hasselhoff. and it's a big day today for both justin bieber and one direction. "the skinny" is next. justin bieber and one direction. the skinny is s next.
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skinny, so skinny okay, topping thehe headlines this morning, a big announcement from david hasselhoff. >> the 63-year-old actor took to youtube and twitter, announcing that he has made a major change in his life. we'll leave it to him to explain. >> i've been wanting to drop the hassle from my life for years. now have i made it official. david hoff.
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>> yeah, well it turns out hover the name change appears to be just a publicity stunt for his new show "hoff the record." it's airing in the uk. hasselhoff rep tells page 6 it's part of an ad campaign that launches in australia this weekend. >> oh, like off the record. >> yeah. get it? all right next up. let's move on n to this nderful day that it is. friday the 13th. but we're all lucky. justin bieber and one direction with new albums. >> both acts are dropping new albums t today. but at least one critic from "the new york times" is boys >> what? >> i know. blasphemy. bieber's purpose he writes is popular music and more of a plot point in bieber's ongoing rrative of himself. did you get that? the theme of thentire album that a pseudo sort of outlook. get it? >> i think that writer is just >>eah. >> in the meantime, british boy direction is also releasing its new album today.
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but maybe being seen as more of a place holder. in march they tragically lost zayn malik when he left the band. in august they announced it would go in atus next year. critics say it shouldn't affect their music sales because one direction has always been less of a musical proposition than a marketing one. i think those people are thinking way too deeply about these groups. come on. next to a boy that is full of joy this morning. >> daniel radcliffe is now officially among the stars on the hollywood walk of fame that is, honored with the walk's 2,565th star. he shaved his head. the 26-year-old who captured the world's hearts at ththe tenderge of 11 as boy wizard in the harry potter films. >> he still captures a lot of people's hearts. >> he does. radcliffe has since earned his stripes in several other movs and broadway plays. his latest film victor frankenstein in which he plays an assistant to a mad scientist will hit theaters on november 25th. >> we'll have to look out for that. finally, an update on our continuing coverage that we've had over the lt few days.
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we've had a number of crews on another hollywood star. >> shia labeouf. >> yes. >> your guy. he has been camped out since tuesday inside new york's angelica film center, live streaming himself watching all 27 of his movies in reverse chronological order. it's apparently finally ended. his cinematic marathon with his debut in disney's "even stevens". >> disney is our parent company. labeouf called it all my movies project for nearly three solid days. he was glued to that seat that you see there.e. he didn't shower, except for ten-minute breaks. i went down there to kind of check it out. the line was so long, one person saw him and said it was
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jihadi john, the mass symbol of isis. a u.s. official now presumes he has been killed in a drone strike. >> it caps off another busy week here at home of racial tensions, crime, and political theater. here now is our weekly fririday rewind. >> we got frustrated with each other. and that is why i stand before you today and i take full responsibility for this frustration. and i take full responsibility for the inaction. >> it's really just about getting fairness, not just about tim wolfe resigning, but getting equal rights. of t first times i've ever se stand together united. >> nothing is more important than this badge that we wear in our uniform. tonight that badge has been torn. >> i mean, just smile and bust out laughing at the sky like he is almost talking to god. >> was heard in the last second of the recording.
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>> this is a bomb by affiliate isis. in the sinai isis has fully eclipsed al qaeda as the gravest terror threat in the world. >> you knew they were guilty during the ompics? >> i was aware that it was a very, very, very, very, very high possibility. >> the burden of proof is not going to be on me toorroborate everything that i've ever talk about in my life. we have much more important things to do. >> if you try and hit your mother over the head with a hammer, your poll numbers go up. i never saw anything like it. >> ronald reagan. >> ronald reagan walked away at reykjavik. he walked away. heuit talking when it was time to quit talking. >> can i finish with my time? can i finish with my time? > why doeshe keep interrupting everybody? >> and we're going keep investining in theacilities and the physicians and the staff to make s sure thatur veterans get the ca that yoneed when you need it. >> hope is not lost today. >> i sort of feel like when he is revealed to us, like he will be the luke skywalker we know and love.
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interesting and soascinating. >> oh, so many people waiting for that one. >> yeah. an eventful week ahead, of course. >> yeah. the president heads to turkey, malaysia, and the philippines this weekend. >> and a big trip. anand we shod point we're just hours away from hearing whether russian athletes will get banned, some of them will get banned from next year's olympics in rio. >> and don't miss our updates on facebook. wnnfans.com. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for
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is hisnic. news now." >> well, good morning to you. news. the cia had been on the trail of jihadi john for more than a year, but hours ago he was the a direct hit overnight killing possibly one of the most wanted men in the world. jihadi john, the british terrorist with the islamic state front and center in those disturbing beheading videos. real name mohammed emwazi. the u.s. has been tracking him for months now. one official telli abc news the strike was 100% flawless. seen for the first time since last august, beheing american journalist james foley, and again beheading american steven
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sot shroff. and many, many more. his voice was disguisedut his british accent recognizable. >> after being identified earlier this year, disappeared from all isis videos. born in kuwait, growing up in west london, he attended the university of manchester. syria. in a statement to abc news, the air strike against jihadi john was of small solace. quote, this huge effort to go after this deranged man filled with hate whe they can't make half that effort too save the hostages while these young it's unfortunate that the government doesn't get it. they think it gives us solace, but it doesn't.
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emwazi was killed b based onhat they observed of that hit. the car that he was in burst into flames. one u.s. official saying he essentially evaporated. reena, kendis? >> yeah, a lot of people are saying that he basically, we're getting the word from many officials that he basically evaporated with that hit. >> yeah. andan you tell what's does this mean for america's broader fight against isis? >> reena, if this is true, this is a big win for president obama. his policy has been marred by challenges and controversy. if it turns out emwazi was actually killed, this is proof that the intel and coordination are working. >> all right. molly hunter reporting from jerusalem live for us this morning. molly, our thanks to you. now to the race for the white house. the gop front-runners firi off about the protests at the university of missouri and campuses across the coununtry. dold trump blasting the students and the school officials who stepped down under
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here is more from abc's john karl. >> reporter: donald trump is weighing in with explosive words on the protests over racial inequality at the university of missouri. calling the protests disgusting and the school's president and chancellor weak for stepping down. >> i think it's disgusting. i think the two people that resigned are weak, ineneffective people. i think that when they resign, they set something in motion is going to be a disaster for >> it is o our duty fight for our freedom. >> reporter: protests over alleged racial incidents escalated this week when the college football team joined in, threatening not to play this weekd. students are demanding more black faculty and staff and more money for campus wide diversity programs. similar protests spreaead nationwide to other college campuses. yale protesters shouting down a professor. >> if that is what you think about being in class, you should
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>> reporter: ben carson, a yale graduate called the protests there infantile. >> well, we're being a little bit too tolerant, i guess you might say. accepting infantile behavior. now, i don't care which side it comes from. >> reporter: in stark contrast to donald trump, jeb bush and student protesters at the university of missouri had, quote, legitimate concerns. while he wouldn't say whether or not thpresident should have resigned, he said he probably missed a good opportunity to have a moment of healing by making it clear that the university had no lerance for racism. jonathan karl, abc news, washington. now to another embarrassment for the secret service. a uniformed agent has been arrested for sexting someone he believed to be a 14-year-old girl. the recipient was actually a state trooper posing as the girl. some of the communication we're told actually took place while lee moore was on duty working at the white house. he is also accused of trying to arrange a meeting with the girl. moore reportedly admitted he had contacted other 14-year-old
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whoever killed a young indianapolis mother inside her own home may face a second murder charge because the woman was pregnant. >> there have been no arrests as yet. and abc's brandi hitt reports. so far the case has police baffled. >> reporter: the search is on for the gunman who shot and killed 28-year-old amanda blackburn here inside the pregnant mother's indianapolis home. during what police believe was a home invasion robbery. >> take a little romantic getaway. >> reporter: here is amanda in a recent youtube video posted with her husband,d, local pastor davey blackburn. he told police after getting home from the gym tuesday broken into, hisis wife onhe ground shot in the head. and the couple's 1-year-old so seen in this halloween photo, was home at the time of the shooting. >> amanda was an amazing person. she was good mother. and a good wife. they h had such happy familyly. >> reporter: the couple had moved to indianapolis just a few years ago to start the resonate church, and appeared to be in
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police are investigating another home invasion in the same area just hours before the shooting. >> our detectives are following up on several promising leads. this appears to be a random act. >> reporter: in a statement, davey blacackburn sa i have not only lost my ministry partner and support, but also my very best friend. investigators say no family members are considered suspects in this case as they now comb through footage that was captured on neighbors' surveillance camameras. reena and kendis? >> thank you so much. surgeons at the cleveland clinic are preparing for the first uterus transplant ever performed in the u.s. the surgery will allow a woman whdoesn't have a uterus, had it removed or suffered uterine damage to become pregnant. eight won from around the country have already started the screening process to become the first patient. the uterus won't be removed after a woman had children so that she could stop taking powerful anti-rejection drugs. eden the only country where the transplants have been successful so o far.
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a new government study f finds a significant jump in the number of children with autism. it finds that 1 in 45 american children are autistic. about 2.2% that works out to be. but researchers warn other studies find the disorder is less common. well, police are crediting a clerk for helping end a kidnappingng. something didn't look right to him when a man and woman went to use the atm. he confronted the man, sheltered the woman in the store, and then calledhe cops. police say that the man had kidnapped the woman, a doctor, from a hospital parking garage and forced her to make withdrawals at atms. it's amazing how alert that attendant was to know that >> glad to know she is safe after all that. if you ask most traffic cops, and they'll tell you they have heard every excuse in the book when they pull drivers over. >> but when a northern why? driverless cars.
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it turns out the officer stopped the car, no, not because it was speeding, but because it was going too slow. 24 in a 35 mile-per-hour zone, causing traffic to back up. >> absolutely. so he -- didn't give him a ticket. >> google is going to have a ticket now. got to pay. coming u just a couple of kentucky girls hanging out. >> i love this story. we're talking about jennifer lawrence and our own diane sawyer, the oscar winner, talks about her new attitude when it comes to hollywood. and the nation's newest medal of honor recipients simply selfless. but first, a chilly spot on the map. 13 degrees in anchorage. >> yeah. it's not going to be fun. >> are you going to be anchoring from there? >> anchoring in anchorage. >> "world news now" brought to you by sheila g.'s brownie
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ash carter would only say there are allegations of misconduct against lieutenant general ron lewis. no word on what lewis might have done wrong. he has been reassigned while the army investigates.s. caer and lewis have worked tother, though, for several years. a former army captain has been given the military's top honor not only for his extraordinary bravery, but for his personal sacrifice. >> he is known best by his friends as flow, but this morning the nation is calling him hero. here is abc's megan hughes. >> reporter: as captain florent groberg received medal of honor, the 32-year-old who friends call flo had tears in his eyes. >> flo says that day was the worst day of his life and that is the stark reality behind these medal of honor ceremonies. >> reporter: for groberg, that day was august 12th, 2012 in afghanistan. he was leading a security detail escorting brigade commanders and an afghan general when he noticed a suspicious man walking backward. the former university of maryland track star acted quickly.
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>> flo sprinted toward him. he noticed an object under the man's clothing, a bomb. >> reporter: groberg and another soldier pushed the man away and to the ground ere the bomb detonated. the action caused another suicide bomber's weapon to detonate prematurely. >> my job was simple, protect the principles. no matter the outcome. >> reporter: groberg's leg was severely injured, and four of his fellow soldiers died, though more would have been killed if grobererg had noacted. >> he showed his guts. he showed his training. that's an american we can all be gratful for. >> reporter: but it seemed it was s the facein the audience more than the president's words that moved him. >> i got four families that don't have a father, a son, a brother, you know. a husband. >> reporter: after the ceremony in appropriately gloomy weather, he paid tribute. >> this medal belongs to the true heroes who made the griffin, major gray, major kennedy, and al fatah who made the ultimate sacrifice. >> reporter: groberg says he'll try to be a better american for the rest of his life because of
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those four individuals. reena, kendis? >> he's got such a great story indeed. >> and he spent three years recovering from his wounds at walter reed medical center. and that's where he met the president. but these guys return home from the war and they still carry so much with them. and jack, our producer upstairs saying it's pretty incrediblble when he went to the podium to speak to the media that he remembered all four names and he honored them, of those who have fallen. >> i'm sure he lives with their memories constantly. he is now medically retired from the army. >> what a true hero. actress making headlines for taking on hollywood's pay gap. >> "hunger games" star j jennifer lawrence opens up to our own diane sawyer about the trap you'rere watchin"world news now."verywhere are facing.
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course as s a warrio and now she making headlines off the screen as an activist. >> we're talking about "hunger games" star jennifer lawrence, bucking the system that made her a star. as she tells our own diane sawyer, she is taking a stand for women everywhere. >> reporter: jennifer lawrence, a dazzling hybrid. young, irreverent, and a hollywood powerhouse. the final episode of the hunger game mockingjay part 2 is about toto arrivive. she is katniss, the embodiment of strength in the face of fear. offscreen, lawrence herself has been making news in a kind of warrior challenge all her own. when hacked e-mails about her movie "american hustle" revealed that she was paid less than her male costars, she wrote about it saying if she was honest with herself itas partly because she had fallen into a trap that women face, not wanting to seem difficult or spoiled, while men don't have to care. >> i felt like i -- i had to say something. becae we need to talk about it. on average, women are paid 21%
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we can ask for the same exact thing that men do. and we do face the rereality th we do get judged more. >> reporter: now several of her co-stars are speaking out for her, adding to the chorus of voices speakg for women everywhere. >> i would just hope that there is no longer a separation. oh, it's a female-driven movie. >> point down a little. >> reporter: we spent the day together. >> your form is just horrible. >> reporter: we are two kentucky girls born 45 years apart, eating hometown barbecue in my kitchen. she also took me to new york's union square where ten years ago she was the new kiin town when a photographer wanted to take her picture and said okay. but she wanted more. >> i'm only going to sign in the modeling agency if they'll let me act. which came out of nowhere. >> you were already making demandnds. >> i was already negotiating. >> reporter: a young woman who
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is already leaving a legacy, as a girl who awakened a generation of tiny fans, showing them what it's like when you believe in yourself. >> it was so much fun watcng her and diane together. >> two kentucky girls hanging out together tre. >> i a actually ought diane had great form by the way with that bow and arrow. >> absolutely. we should point out that the final chapter in "the hunger games" opens up on november 20th. and, you know, in that interview, which was really a wonderful interview, if you get a chance, go online and look at it, jennifer lawrence says that she is just playing an actress on tv, but it reallyly has impacted the lives of young >> it'true. and women everywhere as well. and she is raising a very important issue. and a lot of times it takes someone from hollywood to say something for the rest of the it's great that she is using her cause. of course she is an oscar winner. she won best supporting actress for "american hustle." we'll see how the hunger games does at the box office and beyond. >> areou a fan?
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>> i got into it after the first one. >> and she is an incredible actress, i have to say. i really enjoy watching her as well. >> and s is besties with amy schumer. >> yeah. >> coming up, what is happening at the box offe this weekend? >> angelina jolie, brad pitt on the screen together. what diane keating is hoping will become the next christmas classic. it seems that every year, we have to watch out for different types of germs. which is why it's important for your wipes to kill a broad spectrum of germs.
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languid and artfully accessorized to work as intended. and variety's justin chang is more pointed, calling it an unabashed vanity project that struggles to turn its own beautiful inertia into a virtue. >> i do. up next, on a much lighter note, what is trying really hard to be the next holiday staple. "love the coopers stars diane keaton and john goodman trying to create the perfect christmas for their family. in typical fashion, the best laid plans fall comically short. case in point, daughter killing time in an airport to pick up a stranger to bring home. >> just be my boyfriend for one night. >> oh, no way. >> what are you going to do? there is no flights until morning. look at this. yore going to spend christmas by yourself eating dinner at wetzel's pretzels? >> all right, okay, stop, stop. >> you deserve a crazy pull out all the stops home-cooked meal, and i can guarantee you that. you wowould makey parents so happy. >> oh, something tells me he
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shows up. the star-studded cast including marisa tomei, alan arkin and the voice of steve martin apparently not quite enough to save this movie from itself. suzanne turner write santa claus himself would walk out of the theater angry enough to wage his own war on christmas. but in a glimmer of hope, john hartle writes it may be too willing to jerk tears, but its heart is in the right place.
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ho. good morning. this this morning, this moing on "world news now," breaking news. the u.s. targeting the man known to t the world as jihadi john. he was the masked man who became a symbol of isis after beheading
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an american and other hostages. u.s. offials now presuming he's been killed in a drone strike. the breaking details from our brian ross team stight ahead. and donald trump on the attack, taki on his closest rival, d ben carson, even demonstrating a fake stabbingstupid are the people of iowa. plus, what trump thinks about carson's immigration plan. big questions in italy. are italian olive oil makers trying to fool when you it comes to what's in their bottles? exclusive. wel catch up with the world's oldest yoga instructor. she's 97 years old and says she has no plans to slow down even after reena attended one of her sessions. it's time to stretch out on this friday, november 13th. "world news now." >> good morning, everyone on this friday, the 13th.
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>> areou feeling more zen? >> i do feel more zen. i walked away with life from this woman. of all the interviews've done, she's top tleempt transformed the way i think about life this woman. you're a big workout junkie. you would have had a tough time -- >> keeping up with the 93-year-old yoga instructor. >> yes. breaking overnight, the notorious terrorist known as jihadi john. he's believed to have been killed by a drone strike in syria. >> the kuwaiti-born killer seen in so many gruesomeeheading videos had been tracked by the u.s. for months. c's chief investigating correspondent, brian ross, has been following the story and has the latest now for us. >> reporr: the world first came to know jihadi john a little over a year ago when he appeared in this video wearing a black mask, holding a knife, and reatening the life of american journalist james foley. his voice was disguised, but he could not hide his british accent.
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>> you have plotted against us and gone out of your way to find reasons to interfere in our affairs. >> reporter: one after the other, he presided over the murders of foley, steven sotloff and peter cassic, two britons and two japanese hostages. >> we'll cut the necks of your peop. >> reporter: earlier this year, his true identity was identified as mohammed emwazi. the son o kuwaiti parents who emigrated to the united kingdom. even as a schoolboy in london, emwazi was spotted by teachers as having a violent streak. one teacher told the bbc that at the age of 11, he was put in anger management therapy. >> we'd find that he'd get very angrgry and worked up. it would take him a long time to calm himself down. >> reporter: flaunting his role as executioner once he joined isis with his piercing eyes and gravelly voice, emwazi became one of the world's moswawanted n. in a statement to abc news, the
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foley said the streak against jihadi john -- air strike against jihadi john was of small soes as "it's unfortunate that the government doesn't get. it they think it gives us solace but it doesn't. brian red cross, abc news, new york. >> interesting to hear the comment. it is so heart wrenching for these families of the hostages. while it is a huge getor the u.s. government, they've put resources, wanted to get this man, because it also sends a message to other militants across the leaf that you are going to do this. juststice wilbe brought at some point. for tse families, they're not getting their loved ones back. it has in many ways transformed how the white house has looked at the hostage policy situation. >> it does give them a little bit of closure, but it definitely does not change the war on isis. there will be other high-value targets, i'm sure, as well.
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speaking of isis, it may have expanded its terror operations into lebanon with the deadly attack. the group has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in beirut that killed at least 43 people, one of the worst such attacks in lebanon in years. until now, isis has not had a recognized affiliate i lebanon, but its forces are fighting in nehboring syria and iraq. many say a spillover is not surprising. an ohio man is under arrest for the alarming way that he tried to help isis. he used social media to promote violence against members of the u.s. armed forces. the 25-year-old akron man kept opening new twitter, facebook, and tumblr accounts as soon as he opened them and had names and addresses of service personnel. to politics, donald trump stepping up attacks on fellow front-runner ben carson. he said the pathologicalemper carson ascribed to himself in
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his memoir cannot be cured any more than a child molester can be cured. trump also mocked carson's accountt of trying to stab a friend demonstrating to supporters in iowa how a belt buckle couldn't stop a knife. he also doubted carson's religious awakening. so fa no comment from the carson camp. president obama had plenty to say about donald trump after the last debate. he joined the chorus of criticism over trump's promise todeport millions of undocumented immigrants. in a exclusive interview wh abc's george stephanopoulos, the prident called the plan unrealistic and un-american. >> donald trump is speaking about history, he wants to bring back operation wetback from president eisenhower and what would that mean? >> i think the name of the operation tells you something about the dangers of looking backwards. the notion that we're going to depart 11 million, 12 million people from the country, first
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of all, i have no idea where mr. trump thinks the money's going come from. it would cost us hundreds of billions of dollars to execute that. imagine the images on the screen flashed aroun the world as we were dragging parents away from their children. and putting them in detention centers and systematically sending them out -- nobody thinks that that is realistic, but more importantly, that's not who we are as americans. >> much more on what the president had to say to george later on "good morning america." and the entire interview sunday on "this week." three more planes in the dallas area have been hit by laser strikes. the faa says pilots from the southwest jet, a cessna, and a corporate jet all reported that ey had the powerful lights shone in their cockpits. this comes one day after more than 20 aircraft were strtruck by laser beams across the country. there have been more than 5,000 this year.
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has named a retired federal civil rights attorney and one of the first black graduates of its laschool as interim president. michael middleton says he's no stranger to what he calls systemic racism on camampus. he's promising to wk directl with black activists on issues of racial inequality. from coast to coast, protesters took part in a a million student march to show solidarity with the university of missouri. walkouts a rallies took place at more than 100 public colleges with demonstrators calling for free tuition and $15 minimum wage for campus workers. the weather threat overnight is not rain or snow, it's actually very strong windsn the midwest, especially around the great lakes. the region has seen gusts as high as 66 miles per hour. >> wow. what's causing very high waves on lake michigan and lakeshore is flooding likely. the strong winds could also be a problem for travel, both airline and highway. and they may cause some power outages.
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stores at 6:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. the world's largest retailer promising there will be plenty of the most popular products. deals including this 40-inch h.d. tv for $149. an ipad air 2 for $100 off. and toys like this "star wars" light sabre for $5. and walmart isn't alone. target launching ten days of black friday starting t sunday before thanksgiving. best buy already has eight black friday deals on sale now. as they have in years past, walmart will be handing out wristbands for the most in-demand products. as long as you have one of these, you get the dobuster. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. coming up in our next half-hour, a stunning verdictct in the case of a reputed mob leader. he was charged in that notorious $6 million lufthanza heist nearly 40 years ag inspiring the movie "good fellas." from facing life in prison to life as a free man. first, meet the woman who's
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considered the oldest living yoga teacher. we'll tell you why she's now being called the real-life forrest gump. "world news now" exclusive is coming up. reena getsts a closeup with her. >> let me tell you, she beat me to the punch on this one. she's very good for yoga. >> great. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. today, 1 out of every 4 american kids is hispanic. that means many of the future doctors who will care for us, the engineers who will build our cities, the scientists and entrepreneurs
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meet the real-live forrest gump. >> listen to your heartbeat. >> reporter: throughout her 97 years, years,like gump, has witnessed historic moments firsthand a and met with some of most influential icons like bob hope, the dalai lama, and deepak chopra. unke the famed character played by tom hoinksanks -- >> run, forrest, run! >> reporter: -- her secret isn't running, it's stretching. her longevity h has made her the oldest living yoga teacher. born in india in 1918, tao moved to france as a young woman. she had early success in modeling for famed designers like coco chanel. when world war ii broke out, she founherself drawn into the resistance against nazi germany. it was then that she reazed the power of positive change and n teaeaching yoga to others. >> i didn't -- really and truly, the nicest thing i can accomplish is when somebod say they can't do something, and i
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show them they can. >> reporter: she toured the u.s. and even wrotete over 300 film scripts. combining a career in show business with her love of yogaa and call to social activism. she's walked with gandhi and martin luther king jr. she credits her uncle who raised her with teachingger compassion and acceptance. >> never look down on anybody. know that even a farmer may be ilitliterate in education but knows more about the soil than you do. so you're illiterate about the soil. >> reporter: what is your secret to success in life? >> so when i wake up in the morning, i say this is going to be the best day of my life. >> reporter: you really say that to yourself? >> yes. whatever you put in your mind materializes. so don't materialize anything negative. materialize everything positive. >> reporter: she's broken a wrist and had three hip replacements, but tao doesn't count the injuries or even the years.
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>> i'm not interested in what i can't do. nothing seems impossible. >> reporter:r: in fact she learned to dance when she was 85. since then, she's won more than 700 first place dance prizes. even traveling to countries as far away as india where she danced with a famed bollywood choreographer. [ applause ] >> she's a gift. and i t think whoever has come her. >> reporter: tao has ipired people all over the world, young or old. she makes quite an impression on her students. >> a little girl, 6 years old, said to me, "tao, what are you going do when you retire?" i said, "i'm not going to retire." i said, "i'm going to dance my way to the next planet." she said, "oh, that makes s sense. we put a man on the moon. when i get to your age, i'll
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be able to find you." >> reporter: do you ever think about death and the other side? >> no, no. i have a feeling that this is not the end of life. this tiny little planet. >> reporter: and she offers this adviceor a younger generation -- >> don't procrastinate. tomorrow nev comes. one minute into tonight is already today. >> wow! look at you. i wasted no time trying to figure out her moves. >> never stop crying. >> reporter: that's tao, master of ga. >> may the lht of yoga join your body, mind, and spirit. >> reporter: and of life. >> to bring you peace, to bring you love, to bring you health, make the unreal the real, from darkness into light of inner knowledge.
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shanti, shalom, amen, amen. >> how cool. >> he is hands down one of the top three people i've eve interviewed in myife and such an invasion. she's got a book out, "dancing light." anyone looking for a christmas gift, it tells the story. she believes whatever you manife in your head and believe in comes out. i think she's a classic example of how thinking positively can really transform your life. >> i love her whole theory of living in the moment. one minute after midnight is a new day, and to start each day as if it's different. and what was like the big inspirational moment that you got from her? >> that i would have to cut off my legs if i wanted to get into those yoga positions. one of the many takeaways i learned. >> very flexible.arned.
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sell him for? >> uh, $1 or $2 or $3. >> is that a lot? >> $54? >> 54 sounds like you've been thininking abo this. >> because i really, really wanted aoy owl, so that's why i was thinkining aboutit. buy a toy owl. >> rachel there says for $54, if she sells her brother for that amount, she'll get the little owl toy. >> i love that she's thought about that, plotted it out. if i were her brother, i'd be watching my back. who doesn't like twins? we all like twins. >> yeah. >> here's a different version of what i'm talking about. this is a wedding in india where you have twin brothers marrying twin sisters. the presiding priest, identical twins, as well. the flower girls even wore pink dresses, were identical. and the boys also purple tops, , tws. impressed? >> okay. very interesting.
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we'll see you monday. making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, the terrorist known as jihadi john targeted in a u.s. air strike. symbol of isis, believed to be dead.
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live team coverage with the late breaking details. trump's tirade. the republican candidate going off mocking ben carson, his book and stabbing incident, plus the candidates weighing in on the university of missouri protest, critical of the protesteters. caller rush. the nfl debuting new uniforms for thursday night football and a lot of fans are not happy with them. and pull over, google's driverless car getting a lesson in the rules of the road. begin with that breaking news, the tataeting of one of the most despised figures on the planet. >> we're talking about is terrorist jihadi john believed to have been killed in a u.s. drone strike. his real name, mohamed emwazi. he's a masked executioner seen on video beheading hostages. the cia has been tracking emwazi for more than a year.
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>> he was killed in a drone strike in the syrian city of raqqah, an isis stronghold and though the pentagon has not confirmed his death, sources tell abc news it was a 100% direct hit. abc's brian ross has been tracking the story overnight. >>eporter: the world first came to know jihadi john a little over a year ago when he appeared in this video wearing a black mask holding a knife and threatening the life of american journalist james foley. his voice was disguised, but he could not hidede his british accent. >> you have plotted against us and gone far out of your way to find reasons to interfere in our affairs. >> reporter: one after another he presided over the murders of fol, american steven sotloff, peter kassigig, plus two britons and two japanese hostages. >> our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people. >> reporter: earlier this year his true identity was revealed to be mohamed emwazi seen here wearing an american baseball cap, the son of kuwaiti parents who emigrated to the united
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kingdom. evens a scschoolboy london, emwazi was spotted by teachers as having a violent streak. one teacher told the bbc that at the age of 11, hwas put in anger management therapy. >> we'd find that he'd get very angry and worked up, and it would take him a long time to calm himself down. >> reporter: flaunting his role as executioner once he joined isis with his piercing eyes and gravelly voice, emwazi became one of the world's most wanted men. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> and the vehicle that emwazi was in burst into flames and one official said essentially evaporated. >> and brian mentioned one of the hostages believed to have been killed by jihadi john, american james foley. foley's family has been highly critical of the administration's efforts to rescue hostages. abc news investigative producer from our brian ross unit james meeks spoke to foley's parents overnight. >> she said it was very small solace to learn that jihad john had been killed in an air strike
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and she said, you know, the government just doesn't get it. you know, it essentially doesn't bring their son back. that was their point and they are -- i don't think they're going to miss j jihad joh but i think they would have preferred to have gotten jim back alive. >> u.s. officials have been tracking him for several months now after identifying him as a british citizen in february. >> abc's stephanie ramos is live in washington. stephanie, will the u.s. ever have 100% confirmation that he's dead and how will they try to confirm it? >> reporter: well, reena, u.s. officials say this morning they presume jihadi john wawas killed by that u.s. drone strike based on what they observed in the hit and say his car was struck and it virtually burst into flames. they may never have 100% confirmation, but they can come close by listening to the chatter of isis operatives a social media. >> okay, so clearly he is an hvt or a high value target but could this be a turning point in the fight against isis? >> reporter: well, it will certainly give isis leaders
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pause about how effective the u.s. was in tracking this top target. now, here's a big question. could the u.s. be after other top targets? well, richard clarke, a former coterterrorism adviser to the white house and current abc news consultant, says this might be a sign the tide is turning. a big blow to the terror group when its propaganda figure is kill. kendis and reena, back to you. >> all right. ephanie ramos reporting from washington for us on this, thank you. well, also breaking right now, we're just learning another blow to isis. >> in iraq, kurdish forces h have retaken the strategic city of sinjar, which had been in isis control while kurds were fighting on the ground. the u.s. led collision wasas targeting them with air strikes. the key supply route runs through sinjar. >> isis mamay have eended its reach now into lebanon with a deadly attack, the group claiming responsibility for twin kikilled at ast 43 people. that death toll expected to
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recognized affiliation in lebabanon, butts forces s are fighting in neighboring syria as well as iraq. all right. back here at home we're going to itch gears to the race for the white house, and it is heating up as donald trump steps up his attacks. >> trump had harsh words for campus ptesters and the univsity of missouri administrators who stepped down and his fellow candidates were also in the crosshairs. it's "your voice, your vote." this morning, donald trump unplugged. >> i'm telling carly whatever the hell her name is fiorina, i'm saying, will you stop cutting in? kasich, , i have a headache from this guy. >> reporter: at a late night rally in iowa going after the rest of gop candidates especially ben carson. >> if u're pathological, there's no cure for that, folks. if you're a child molester, a sick puppy, you're a child molester, there's no cure for that. there's only one cure. we don't want to talk about that cure. >> reporter: trump also mocking
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carson's account of trying to stab a friend. >> and he plunged it into the belt, and amazingly the belt stayed totally flat. how stupid are the people of iowa? how stupid are the people of the country to believe this crap? >> reporter: and protests at the university of missouri now drive the attention of the presidential candidates. president chancellor weak for stepping down. >> i think it's disgusting. i think the two people that resigned are weak, ineffective people. i think that when they resigned they set something in motion thatat's goingo be a disaster for the next long period of time. >> reporteter: the ptests over alleged racial incidents escalated this week when the college football team joined and threatened not to play this weekend. students are demanding more black faculty and staff and more money for campuswide diversity programs. >> did you look at their demands? their demands are crazy. >> reporter: b ben cars, a yale
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graduate, called the protests there infantile. >> well, we're being a little bit too tolerant, i guess you might say, accepting infantile behavior. and i don't care which side it comes from. >> as the candidates voice their opinion president obama joined the chorus of criticism over trump's promise to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. in an exclusive interview with abc's george stephanopoulos, the president blasted the idea of a deportation force. >> nobody thinks that that is realistic, but more importantly, that's not who we are as americans. >> so what do you think -- >> you can see more of george's exclusive interview with president obama later on "good morning america." an ohio man is under arrest this morning for the alarming way he tried to help isis. officials say he used social media to promote violence against members of the u.s. armed forces. the posts included photos, names and even addresses of service personnel. e weather threat overnigight is not rain or snow, it's strong winds in the midwest, especially
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reached in an organized crime case that has captivated the nation for nearly y 40 years a good outcome foror that ma a federal jury found vincent asaro not guilty of the legendary lufthansa robbery 37 years ago which was dramatized in the movie "goodfellas." as he left the courthouse the now 80-year-old asaro shouted the word "free" and said even he was shocked at the verdict. the jury didn't buy the testimony of the government witnesses. child welfare officials in utah are challenging a judge's decision to remove a baby from the home of her same-sex foster parents. the legay married couple has been caring for the child for three momonths, buthe judge went against recommendations and ordered the 9-month-old be placed with a heheterosexu couple citing research that children are better off in heterosexual families. surgeons at the cleveland clinic are preparing for the first uterus transplant ever performed in the u. the surgery will allow women without a uterus or with ones that are damaged to become pregnant. eight women from around the
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country have already started the screening process. swed, the only country so far to have successfully perform the surgrgery. a new government study finds a significant jump in the number of children with autism. researchers say 1 in 45 american children are autistic, about 2.2%, but they caution the increaould actually be due to the way questions were asked. police arere crediti a philadelphia convenience store clerk for helping end a kidnapping. something didn't look right to him when a man and woman went to use the atm. he confronted the man, sheltered the woman in the store and called the cops. the man kidnapped the woman, a doctor from a hospital parking lot garage and forced her to make withdrawals at atms. >> nice heads-up move there by that clerk. > time now for sports and me thursday night football action. >> of course, with the ghlightsur guys at espn. >> welcome to our "sportscenr" set in los angeles. stan verrett, neil everett. only one undefeated team left in the nb
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warriors feeling minnesota, steph curry just feeling it, i mean, off andre miller and andre miller has been in the league like forever then he gets a pipiece of i shook his head like, did that in? curry had 21 in the first quarter. he finished with 46. warriors win, 129-116. they're 10-0. they may go 82-0. >> they probably will. bills and jets on thursday night football. just an explosion of color coming on to your screen. >> looks like red and green m&ms. >> green and red, colts. misplays the snap. tatackle himt the 13 so the jets down 22-17 got an opportunity.y. third and three. eric decr tackled for a one-yard loss after he catches the pass, fourth and four now. this is the ball game. going for it. fitzpatrick to no one in
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22-17. his old team. six years before he left for buffalo, both 5-4 on the season. >> he was happy. so are we because we're done. >> back to you. >> gooweekend to you guys. and by the way, those nike color rush uniforms worn at last night's game especially bad for people who are color-blind. >> yeah, about 6% of all men can't tell red from green, so the uniforms all looked the same to them. some who have seen the color rush uniforms planned for the thursday night game next week say they're even uglier. >> oh, ouch. >> can't wait. pulse," winning big bucks. to play the lottery. and the man with
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me now to check "the pulse" on this friday, the 13th. of course, that is the day that those with superstitions dread, but apparently friday the 13th has actually been very lucky for one particular group of lottery winners. >> apparently since 2009 mega millions players in michigan have won more than $95 million on friday the 13th drawings. but tonight's jackpot is more than double that. a $200 million prize is up for friday the 13th the most profitable yet if someone has the winning ticket, so call your friends in michigan and have them buy you a ticket. >> or forget that. let's book our trip to michigan totoday. now the hoff really is the hoff. the 63-year-old actor formerly known as david hasselhoff has changed his name. >> yeah, he made the announcement in this video here. >> i've been wanting to drop the hassel from my life for years and now i have made it official. david hoff. >> all right, not so fast.
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his agent says it's actually just a stunt for an australian ad campaign with more coming in the nextxt few day not surprisingly, hasselhoff is the name he was born with and it's the name he used while starring in the tv series, of course, "baywatch" and "knight rider." >> but once in a while everyone wants to get rid of some hassles. how many more puns can we come up with. >> hoff with them. >> hoff with them. >> okay. move over, donald trump. a pint-sized mogul in the making may soon give you a run for your moy. >> want to give you a look at rachel. there she is. she came up with a pretty brilliant plan. her plan was to sell her little brother to a pet shop. she plans to charge $54 for him and then the smart-minded businesswoman that she is, she plans to use that money to buy a toy. >> so rachel may be all business but she's not heartless. she promises her brother she'll be -- buy him back at a deep discount, of course. >> i like a woman who o likes to
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business. i did notice the little brother was walking away very quickly. >> he ran off in the field. well, the annual guinness one for the books thanks to a runner named monkey man. >> you can see why because kenichi ito shatattered threcord for running on all fours going 100 meteters in 151 seconds, the fastest man on all fours says he spent nine year ss studyingow monkeys move to improve his technique and explains the nickname monkey man. >> why do you want to do this? >> i have no idea.
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and attack the flu virus at its source. crisp garden vegetables... now we've added even more of them. to philadelphia garden vegetable. rich, crea, and delicious. only philadelphia . breaking overnight, the isis terrorist known as jihadi john has been targeted in a u.s. drone strike. he's a masked man believed to have beheaded american hostages. officials tell abc newews it was 100% direct hit and that he essentially evaporated.
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today russia will learn its fate for the alleged doping program. the governg body of world athletics will consider what action to take which could include a ban in the 2016 olympics. from the midwest we'll see rong winds today. that means big waves on the great lakes. delays at airports and possible power outages. >> also today, heavy rain in the northwest. chilly in the midwest with snow in the northern great lakes region. showers in south florida and parts of the northeast. okay, so finally from us, the late night comedians had a lot of fun with the starbucks red cup controversy. >> and here now are your "friday funnies." >> we're about to enter the magical season of getting angry that there's not enough talk about christmas. >> some evangelical christians are very upset that the coffee giant is doing away with symbols of the season ke the snowflakes, the snowmen and other kind of ornaments. >> they got rid of the christia religious symbols like snowflakes and snowmen. i mean, i think we all remember the story of when baby jesus was
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frosties. >> because this year's starbucks christmas symbols, starbucks hates jesus. >> what makes people think jesus wants to be on a starbucks cup? i'm goining to telyou something, jesus does not. >> why don't we just start a movement.. sohen wen in and asked for my coffee, they asked fory name and i told themy name is merry christmas. starbucks, i tricked you. >> if you have time to actively protest the color and design of the starbucks holiday cup, you know what you should do, anything else literally. >> what ticks me off about this cup, adam, is there is nothing in it. oh, geez. >> starbucks is taking merry christmas off, no more merry christmas. call it anything you want. if i become president we'll all be saying merry christmas again. that i can tell you. >> i don't care if you have three yamakas on, you're going to say merry christmas. >> i say don't fight this. give the ctomers a cup crammed
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so full of chrisas, they'll be picking tinsel out of their yule log for months. that's a christmas cup, starbucks. it's got your onments. it's got an entire manger scene but it's still missing g a little something like, say, an entire christmas tree. all right. hmm, hmm, hmm, hmm. oh, what a festive way to start my day. >> really was good fodder for those guys. >> it was. >> all right, coming up on "gma," president obama, george's interview with the president. and that's what's making making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, the targeted in a u.s. air strike. the knife-wielding masked man, a symbol of isis, believed to be dead.
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