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♪ are you ready ♪ are you ready for some football ♪ ♪ a monday night party >> it's the time of year again. the nfl is gearing up for another season. one of the biggest figures from the off-season is figuring out his next move. >> michael sam cut by the st. louis rams sunday, but his attempt to become the first openly gay player in the nfl isn't over. josh haskell shows us which team is bringing him in for a physical. >> mike came in here, did everything we asked him to do. he has ability to play some place. it has the to be the right place.
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>> reporter: michael sam on the way to dallas, texas. according to espn he will take a physical later today for the cowboys. >> if you are michael sam you are in a great spot. >> reporter: espn reported if sam passes his physical the cowboys intend to sign him to their practice squad. that would bring sam closer to becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in an nfl game. right now, if you are michael sam, all you have to do is show that you have passion for football, willing to be coached, and play hard. >> reporter: sam who plays defensive end could help the cowboys who had the worst defense in the nfl last season. after the rams let him go, sam tweeted. the most worthwhile things in life rarely come easy. this is a lesson i've always known. the journey continues. michael sam telling reporters last week. >> i'm very confident that i will be playing on an nfl roster this fall. >> reporter: michael sam st. louis rams' jersey has been one of the nfl's best-sellers since he was drafted back in may.
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that has to be attractive to the dallas cowboys the only team in the league that doesn't split their merchandise sales with the other 31 teams. josh haskell, abc news, new york. >> josh, we appreciate it. really interesting. sam is from galveston. two defensive end that the cowboys drafted were injured. maybe more than just a practice squad. >> interesting nfl. i am a big college football gal. have to say. >> yeah. >> i watch the cowboys. >> i know what you do saturday. >> i love college football. >> i like the nfl. the pros. not the kids. next up, prince harry about to get one very nice birthday present. >> did kim kardashian get an award? possibly, in "the skinny," up next.
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♪ skinny ♪ so skinny >> okay, time now for "the skinny." we start with justin bieber. while you were enjoying labor day weekend. biebs was getting arrested. in his country of canada. >> charged with assault and dangerous driving. his atv, crashed with a minivan in ontario. this led to a physical altercation with the other driver. biebers' attorney said he was enjoying a peaceful retreat at
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his father's home when interrupted by paparazzi. >> on probation in l.a. for vandalism conviction. it would be up to a california judge to revoke the probation after the lateest arest. >> he has got a lot going on. turning now to news about the royals. in the iconic wedding dress, princess diana wore in front of the world, 33 years ago. it was on exhibition in various places since her tragic death. in a couple of weeks it will be given to her boys. >> it was in her will that on prince harry's 30th birthday, later this month. her dress will be turned over to her sons. addition to the wedding gown, dresses princess diana had worn, priceless family jewels, including a pair of diamond tia tiaras. the princes will receive paintings, letters, home movies from their late mother. >> and my buddy, the bachelor prince, harry set to inherit his trust of a cool $16 million.
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just as his brother william did when he turned 30. happy birthday indeed. >> i wonder if, kate middleton will be rewearing any of the dresses. famous for rewearing dresses. >> goodness no. >> of course not. the award of the woman of the year was handed out to who else, but? >> who? >> kim kardashian. and "g.q." men of the year award held last night. >> what is she wearing. kim corrected the presenter who left out her married name, kim kardashian-west. made sure to thank kanye for making her feel like woman of the year every day of the year. >> at this hour are there no word to describe this dress. >> that's bad. >> i do have to say yesterday, i was making fun of angelina jolie's wedding veil. i heard from an important viewer, my high school teacher, who said that, it was such a wonderful gesture. you were right, mrs. jackson. you are absolutely right on
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that. but as the award was presented, "gq" editor said, she is within of most famous women in the world. coca-cola famous. >> major news for fans of adele, a pair of songs from the singer leaked on line. if you thought the material was new. think again. >> reportedly from the recording sessions for her grammy winning album "21" and sound incredible. take a listen. ♪ you'll never see me again ♪ i'm avenue leaving f ♪ in time >> that was from previously unreleased track "you will never see me again." as to when we may see adele, again, she tweeted earlier this year. >> bye-bye, 25. see you later again, the year, possibly name and reap lease date to her follow-up album. >> stay tuned. >> i love adele. i think she has got. >> pure voice. can sing. refreshing in today avenue day.
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on your screen now. ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪ >> this half-hour, the 10-year-old texas girl who is on top of the world after setting a world record for planking. her tenacity makes this our "favorite story of the day." >> i will get that tomorrow. >> planked for 1:20:14. mike desilva reports corpus christi reports on what she did to keep her cool. >> you okay, darian. concentrate, baby. >> reporter: some of the video, showing 10-year-old darian mansfield of flower bluff, setting a world record for planking. >> thursday we were having a plank contest. celebrating our 29th anniversary in august. having fun contests.
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a bunch of girls came down from gymnastics to do the contest. >> reporter: one of the girls, darian, her parents and gymnastics coach were there to witness her accomplishment. >> i was actually working out in the gym. came and got me. she is about to beat the world record. i came over watched. everybody was cheering. >> that was an amazing feat for her to accomplish. she has always been a very determined little soul. even from the crib. >> i decided the whole time. we were all cheering her on. talking to her. and then mom came over. and put her phonen front of her. and -- she played some scooby doo. episode and stuff like that. really cute. showed she is still a little r girl. only 10. just breathe. >> want the next episode? >> darian says she never planked that long before. her record setting plank was an impromptu thing. >> i just decided once i realized how long i was actually going, and that i wasn't hurting
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a lot to try to go for the world record. >> reporter: were you surprised you were able to do it that long? >> yes, i was. >> what did it feel like afterwards? >> it felt awesome. >> reporter: darian said she could have planked longer if she wanted to. next time sunny will. mike dasilva, 3 news. >> have you planked before? >> it's really painful. >> i tried two minutes. >> oh, yes. there i am. on vacation! oh, my goodness. >> you set the world record. >> thank you to our graphics department for giving me an incredible body. >> that's not you? what? >> that really is me! >> yeah, come on! >> it's hard to do. i can only do it 90 second. >> it isment c. coming up more from abc. >> we should do it. try it. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. hi, anne.
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good morning. i'm tahman bradley. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." it appears isis has beheaded another american journalist. although the government hasn't verified the video released by the islamic terror group, members of his family say they believe it is true. details on the u.s. response in just a moment. >> meanwhile, the administration is sending another 350 troops to iraq to bolster security for the embassy and u.s. facilities. the white house says they will not serve in combat roles, most however are from the army. >> hope and faith. doctors at texas children's hospital report these conjoined twin sisters are getting stronger every day. since they were born five months ago sharing internal organs. on track for a delicate separation operation by end of the year. >> and struck by lightning.
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a father/son storm chasing team caught off-guard when dad gets struck by a lightning bolt during sunday night's severe storms in iowa. he is expected to make a full recovery. those are some of the top stories on this wednesday, september 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." you know, it is amazing, yet another potential video we have seen about an american journalist executed by isis militants. i was just reading this journalist his, the travels throughout the arab world of frying to bring to the world the stories of the communities in the middle east. >> very serious threat from isis. putting president obama in a very sticky situation. make some tough choices here. that's where we begin this half-hour. with the apparent execution of a second american journalist in syria by isis. >> new video seems to show the beheading of steven sotloff probably at the hands of the same british accented islamic
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militant and blames the death on president obama for ordering air strikes against isis in northern iraq. the u.s. government has not yet verified the video but members of sotloff's family say they believe he has been killed. the 31-year-old sotloff was an experienced journalist covering the middle east for years. >> steven knew what he was doing. he was very, very, very courageous. it wasn't a reckless thing. >> the executioner says the next victim will be a british journalist. this new isis video comes a few days after sotloff's mother made her own video pleading for her son's life. >> reena, president obama said last week he doesn't have a strategy yet for dealing with isis. he has been cautious about ordering air strike in syria though there are calls in congress for the administration to act more broadly. abc's martha raddatz doesn't think sotloff's execution will be a catalyst. >> reporter: the execution of james foley was a wake-up call for the administration and this apparent execution will
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reinforce the resolve. but it will not change the overall strategy. there is disgust and anger about the apparent horrific murder, but the military, the president, have to distance themselves emotionally when making decisions. the air strikes in northern iraq have been relentless however. the majority of them aimed at preventing isis from overtaking towns. as for syria, the white house press secretary says the president has been working closely with his team to review military options there. the surveillance flights over syria have been looking at isis movements, isis targets, and there are plenty of them. it is now up to the president to decide if that is the route he wants to take. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> the u.s. military is going full force on clamping down on another islamic extremist group in africa. u.s. forces, attacked al-shabaab monday with a strike that felt like a earthquake. the terror group responsible for
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killing at least 67 people last year in an upscale mall in nairobi, kenya. >> all as president obama is in europe to talk about a crisis the one in ukraine. economic sanctions against russia don't appear to be working. in fact, russian president vladamir putin boasts his country could take over ukraine in two weeks if if the wanted. abc's karen trafrs reports that his troops seem to be backing up his words. >> reporter: fighting between ukrainian forces and pro russian rebldz rages on. the aftermath of of a rebel ambush. dozens of mangled ukrainian military vehicles strewn across a road. tanks destroyed. a cross marks the shallow grade of a ukrainian soldier killed in the attack. western leaders gather in wales this week to consider a military plan to help the ukrainian government combat the violence and growing threat from russia. >> the united states in cooperation with our allies plan, plans to significantly increase the readiness of a nato
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response force. >> rapid reaction forcing is being considered. 4,000 troops, nato leaders say would travel light but strike hard and deploy within just hours. ahead of this high stakes meeting of nato leaders, russian president vladamir putin seems to be taunting the west reportedly telling a top european official that "if he wants to take the ukrainian capital of kiev, he could do it in two weeks." >> we have asked president putin to use his influence and ability to colorfully turn a phrase to actually get the russian backed separatists to de-escalate. >> the russian foreign minister said it is the u.s. that should use influence with the ukrainian government and restrain the party of war in kiev. the u.s. is unlikely to use military force if russia invaded ukraine. one option could be sending weapons to kit. ev. tahman, reena. >> thank you. halliburton agreed to a $1
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billion settlement stemming from involvement in the deep water horizon disaster. the 2010 oil rig explosion killed 11 workers and spewed four million barrels of oifl into gulf of mexico. halliburton pleaded guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the spill. the company any $1 billion settlement puts to bed most claims against the come of pane for involvement in operating the oil rig. speaking of putting to bed, atlantic city, new jersey, shut down the doors on newest hotel and casino turned out to be its biggest and most expensive flop. the revel casino hotel opened two years ago amid hopes of turning around the city's struggling casino market. second atlantic city casino to shut down over the labor day weekend. joining the showboat. >> police in green bay, wisconsin describing the scene of a highway crash as horrific. the crash involved one vehicle and a school bus. a passenger in the car was killed. the driver is in critical condition. the bus was carrying two girls
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volleyball teams back to their school. 13 people on board were injured. at least six were treated at hospitals. the school says none of the injuries was life threatening. >> and in philadelphia, a man hunt is on for a suspect accused of stealing a big bag of gold. who ever stole it, smashed the front passenger side window of that suv right there. and took the bag inside. $140,000 worth of gold. the guy who've owns the vehicle is a gold dealer. and he claims who ever is responsible knew who he was and followed him. >> a rabid bobcat that terrorized a neighborhood has been shot and killed. one couple attacked while picking up the trash along the road near their home. here's the scary part. the dad had their 6-month-old baby in a sling strapped to his chest when the animal pounced. he knocked it to the ground. it kept coming after him until a neighbor intervened. >> of it could have ended completely differently. thankfully for tom and, and for nave and myself, everyone is safe.
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>> wildlife officers were actually in the area because a woman was attacked by the bobcat a day earlier. it was chasing a dog when they tracked it down. >> that bobcat tested positive for rain years. and least one of the victims undergoing treatment. >> animal experts say the bobcat, normally they stay away from people. so you see them. assume that they're rabid. can't believe they had the 6-month-old baby when the cat attacked. >> of right. >> kind of scary. >> terrifying. >> now a look at today's weather. a band of heavy rain extend from the northern plains, great lakes, through the midwest, down throughout the southeast. and into florida. thunderstorms will rumble along the gulf coast. drier conditions for the northeast. sunny and clear, for most of the western u.s. >> most of the country will remain hot, humid in the 80s and 90s across the midwest into the southwest. triple digits in phoenix. 80s in the northeast. 70s in the pacific northwest. >> from the pacific north west off to the heartland, specifically, terre haute, indiana known for federal prison
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and home of a new guinness world record. >> that's right. exactly 1,642 gathered at the campus of indiana state university to form a long, high-five line. they went down the line, one by one. receiving a high five. then giving one to the person next to them. >> of when it was all over. the crowd gave themselves a big cheer. because they had beaten the former record which was set in china in april. go, america. >> the high-five line was 1,391. >> all for charity. the whole thing kickoff of local united way chapter fall fund-raising campaign for a good cause. give me a high-five. >> got just one. >> give me one more. >> maybe there is a guinness book world record. three. >> can we do this as we read the tease. >> come on. why not. >> coming up. i can't do. >> coming up. >> why it can be a real challenge. finding blue jeans that fit. we are revealing secrets of the -- >> really awkward.
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>> the every day struggles of syrian children who escaped from rebels. abc's david muir looks at the kids challenges and new normal. >> later one big shopping mallen two different cities with two different minimum wage laws. who is making more money? who is making less? who wants to quit? you are watching "world news now." ♪ take this job and shove it ♪ i ain't working here no more ♪ my woman done left >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by finish quantum powerball. because once they've try finish, they can't keep it to themselves. i'm switching for good wow! finish is seriously good can't believe how great it works love love love finish it's a shine that's sweeping across america. finish delivers an unbeatable clean and superior shine versus cascade's leading detergent. look no ugly spots... and see that shine? you've got to try finish. so take the finish challenge. switch and see the difference.
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so this is back to school week for millions of american kids. halfway around the world children wish they could climb the steps of a yellow bus in the morning. >> their parents, from syria r, are on the run, two million living as refugees. in lebanon their kids are now being put to work. here's abc's david muir. >> reporter: it is 6:00 a.m., we are three short miles from the syrian border and we are about to witness what replaced the school day for a 10-year-old girl, padijah, within minutes she is hand in hand with her friend. there is no school bus waiting. instead tthe children soon spil. we board the truck with them. they're not going to school. we are headed to the fields. she points out the way. this way? >> this way. >> reporter: this way. the children their tiny hands holding on, once from middle-class families in syria, but now they are the ones who support their families. you are going to work?
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yes. 20 minutes on the strike. we spot them, idle tractors, farmers waiteding for their little workers. they only hire children here because they know they can pay them less. >> the little boys are likely making more than little girls? >> yes in some cases yes. >> reporter: why is senate. >> they say boys are stronger than the girls. >> reporter: this boy dragging himself through the field. tractors barrel by, dangerously close. this is the new normal for the children here. just over the border from syria in lebanon. many of them instead of going to school in the morning come here to the field. one of the many tractors unearthing a row of potatoes. you can tell before the dust settles, children gathering here with their bags to fill them with potatoes. in many cases they're now the sole bread winners for their family. rows of children and the back breaking work, but they have not forgotten what their life was once like. >> reporter: she wants to go to school?
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>> yes. >> reporter: they spend seven hours a day filling those sacks. is it full yet? >> yes. >> reporter: she must put more inside he is saying. this man the farmer is telling her she need to put more in her bag. we are talking, 8, 9, 10 years old. >> we are talking from 7. >> reporter: not just the fields, it is the factories, the auto repair shops. we saw it everywhere we looked. the back of this garage, a buy who now fixes tires. straight into the night, the children selling flowers in traffic. we meet n tuchlt ir, a syrian refugee trying to sell us tissues through the window. she tells us, she lost her mother in syria. but we would also discover a sliver of hope. some of the same children, after seven hours of hard labor, still, with a skip in their step. around this corner, a tiny building and we could hear their voices. kids are learning here. unicef trying to give them the school they miss. and we ask the children, how many of them came hereafter
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work? right down the line their tiny hand fresh from the fields. proud of their hard work. 50 potatoes. this big? he points to his back. >> reporter: it hurts your back. >> a little bit. >> reporter: a little bit. how many you've want to go home? it does not take them long to answer. instead, we return to the tents where they all began their day, returning with a song. ♪ ♪ the farmers in the field, waiting for them again tomorrow. >> the beautiful detail in the story. the look in that little boy's eyes at the mechanic shop when the camera went to him. i have always found that to be true. when david talks about the happiness, the kids that despite all the hard labor. i found in the middle east they seem to be running around finding moments of happiness in horrendous, tragic conditions.
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>> unicef tells us, 15 dollars can buy a classroom full of supplies. books, pencils, anything people could need. we put that on our web site if you want to get involved x lent report by david. awe calling up. tale of two malls. >> why one shopping center in california is bitterly divided literally in half over the issue of minimum wage. you are watching "world news now."
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>> a lot of take this job and shove it inside one shopping mall in california. but it is only on one side of the mall. >> workers meantime are flocking to jobs on the other side of the mall. the reason? everyone is paid a higher wage on that side. abc's brandi hitt explains this very unusual situation. >> reporter: a tale of two cities, one mall, and a fight for the best minimum wage.
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you see california's westfield valley fair mall straddles two cities. one side is in santa clara, the other side san jose. both are under the same roof. but workers in san jose earn a higher men mum wage. >> when we offer people jobs, they're like, we got a job on the other side of the mall. >> reporter: santa clara's minimum wage is $9 an hour. state men up. if you work in san jose, it is $10.15. then wetzel's pretzels, stores located on each side of the mall. so the company rotates employees. >> we can't survive. >> reporter: nationwide a year of protests for better pay with current federal minimum wage at $7.25 an hour. president obama renewing calls this labor day for congress to pass an increase. >> there is no denying a simple truth, america deserves a raise. >> reporter: california has one of the highest minimum wages in the country. but store manager at this mall
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say every penny still counts. and stores paying less on the santa clara side admit workers are jumping ship. >> working on the same, other side of the mall. quit the job. he was getting paid more. we let them know upfront before the hiring process. >> reporter: the national fight for higher wages will take center stage thursday when fast food workers are expected to walk off the job again in protest for better pay. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. >> it will be really interesting to see if this keeps growing and growing. a lot of people are upset with $7.25 minimum wage. nation navy. the president pushing kong regs regs -- pushing congress to do something about it. >> my first minimum wage job. every dollar counts. >> movie theater for me. >> movie theater? >> later, moved on to a security guard. flashlight cop. >> $7.25. >> no real gun. can't do anything. >> making $7.25.
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>> well, lots of shop going on right now. back to school, back to work. so finding the right size, pair of pants, is essential. but as we know, the sizes despite their numbers can actually vary brand to brand. >> depending on which label you prefer, its size may be flattering, it's not an exact science. becky worley experiments. >> reporter: so all size 8 jeans should have the same measurements, right? hmm. we ordered seven pairs of boot cut jeans. all different brands. >> i normally wear 8. >> size 8. >> reporter: we asked two teachers to try them on. >> these are super high waisted. >> not buying these. >> reporter: of the seven brands, each teacher said only three fit them the way they expected. >> too big. >> if i sit down. there is like this. >> reporter: with that much variation we asked instructors at academy of art university school of fashion to measure all
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the pants. >> all these size 8s were exactly the same size. >> not exactly. not even close. >> reporter: they found the waist measurements range from 31 inches up to 35 inches. since some sat higher. >> all most to my bra line. >> reporter: or lower. this is some what an issue of style. but hip measurements, more uniform gauge were just as wide ranging. is this range abnormal? is there a standard for sizing? >> as far as i can see there is no stand are. standard within a brand that conform to what a customer wants and needs. >> reporter: until we come up with virtual try-ons, online, the only way to find a good fit is one leg at a time. >> it's complicated out there if you have curves. is it easy for you to find jeans, reena? >> hey. what are you trying to say, guys? what are you trying to say? >> ooh, it's tough. it's tough out there. >> american eagle outfilters, apparently, wider, their jeans are wider. ( bell rings ) they remind me so much of my grandkids.
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this morning on "world news now" -- anger and grief. american journalist steven sotloff apparently beheaded in an isis video. the pleas from his family ignored. >> he was very, very, very courageous. it wasn't a reckless thing. >> calls for help. details of the accident involving a little girl with the semi-automatic weapon at a gun range. >> is he breathing? >> yes, he is he is having convulsi convulsions. >> frantic attempts to save an instructor's laf and disturbing details from investigators. >> and dangerous drive, our correspondent's life saving lessons inside a car filling up with water. the one thing you should not do when every moment counts. it is wednesday, september 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news,
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this is "world news now." good morning, i'm reena ninan. >> i'm tahman bradley. it is wednesday, hump day. people are back at work. kids back to school. a lot of news to get to. >> it certainly is. we'll kick off our lead story, islamic militants executed another american journalist in sear y. we should point out, the u.s. has not confirmed authenticity from the video from isis. >> in it the group blames president obama for the death. brian ross reporting on the continuing threat isis poses to the united states. >> reporter: u.s. officials said steven sotloff never had a chance. once the 31-year-old american journalist was in the hands of the brutal isis group. >> i am shirley sotloff. >> reporter: the emotional plea for his life from his mother clearly had no impact on her son's killers. >> i ask you to please release my child. as a mother, i ask your justice to be merciful and not punish my son for matters he has no
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control over. >> reporter: yisis said it killd sotloff because of president obama's decision to continue the u.s. bombing of isis targets in iraq. the president left for meetings in europe over the threat from isis. the only comment came from his press secretary. >> our thoughts and prayers, first and foremost are with mr. sotloff and mr. sotloff's family and those who worked with him. >> reporter: the graphic video titled a second message to america. posted online by a throwaway, e-mail account and distributed on social media. >> i'm back, obama. >> reporter: the hooded executioner appeared to be the same british accented speaker who weeks ago, beheaded james foley. investigators are already comparing the voices from the two isis videos. along with an analysis of the desert setting, the speakers use of his left hand to hold the knife and his eyes. earlier, facial recognition experts had created this likeness from an examination of
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the eyes from the last video. clean shaven, with a mustache. trying to figure out who is responsible. >> there is obviously a strong interest in identifying who and where this isis -- does isis continue to hold foreigners including americans. a spokesman for sotloff's parents says they're privately grieving the death of their son, who before his capture a year ago covered con flakts cross africa and the mideast. >> steven knew what he was doing. he was very, very, very core ray juchl -- courageous. >> at the end of the video, another hostage, david haynes, a british citizen along with a warning against other governments and what they termed an evil alive yans of america against isis. and for u.s. officials, continuing and growing concern about two other u.s. hostages held by the isis group. they had gun to syria to do noth morgue than help civilians there, caught in the middle of the strife.
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brian ross, abc news, new york. >> the u.s. is sending 350 troops to iraq to help protect embassy personnel in baghdad. and brings the number to more than 800 troops helping with diplomating security in iraq. the white house says they will not serven a combat role. president obama will be consulting with nato allies on the situationen iraq and syria. >> in kansas city, an intense manhunt under way after a deadly shooting rampage. three people were shot and killed. two others critically injured. the shootings took place at several homes in the same cul-de-sac of a middle-class neighborhood. police closed off the area and went door to door to make sure there were not any more victim. still not clear if the shooter knew the victims. >> dramatic new details about the little girl who accidentally shot and killed her instructor at an arizona gun range. the shooting is sparking new debate over how long is too young to operate such a powerful weapon. abc's brandi hitt brings us the frantic 911 call.
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>> 911, what is your emergency. >> i have a gun range officer that got shot in the head. >> reporter: newly released 911 calls reveal the moments following an accidental shooting near a popular gun range near las vegas. where a 9-year-old girl, seen her, fired an automatic uzi machine gun killing her instructor. >> is he breathing? >> yes, he is. he's having convulsions. >> applying pressure to the wound? >> it's, i can't. i have nothing to apply pressure with. >> 39 years old charles v havac clinging to life. the young girl unaware of what happened. after pulling the trigger, the girl dropped the gun, grabbing her shoulder as if she was injured. telling her mother the gun was too much for her. it happened so fast, her father says nobody immediately realized that vacca seen in this facebook picture was grave leave wounded. the shooting is sparking debate whether young children should be
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able to fire guns at ranges. here that includes children as young as 8. if instructors believe they're suitable. the police report states in this a case, the weaponry coiled going straight up in the air. vacca later died at the hospital. the girl's family says they're devastated their summer vacation excursion turned into a life changing tragedy. reena, tahman. >> topping health headlines -- new evidence that double mastectomy does not boost a woman's chance of surviving breast cancer. nearly one in ten women now opt for the radical procedure. a stanford university study involving 200,000 women found that removing both breasts if cancer is found in one had a slightly lower survival rate than lumpectomy. >> tale of survival out of texas. conjoined sisters, hope and faith. both born in april. each weighing 3 pounds. they share a liver, diaphragm, intestines and lining of their
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heart. today, however they're each tipping the scales at 11 pounds. >> of i walk in every day. i just, i can't, i can't get over, you know, how, how, bless i'd am. they're so healthy. so rambunctious and a miracle. >> the twins still need help breathing. they can raise their head up and sit on their own. doctors at texas children's hospital preparing to separate them by the end of the year. a remarkable story of how this mom found out they were conjoined. they were having an ultrasound. the ultrasound technician left out of the room after seeing the picture. and came back with a doctor. doctor looked and said here is one head. here its the other head. the mom was just stunned. can you imagine. >> can't imagine. it was really hopeful and wonderful. they said they can tell the difference in personality. one is always bright eyed awake, seems to be a little more talkati talkative. making noises. the other, quiet, reserved. should net they have a
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5-year-old brother as well. >> stay tuned for "good morning america." we'll hear much more from the conjoined twins' mother in an abc news exclusive again on "good morning america." >> well, joan rivers' daughter says her mom remains on life support at a new york city hospital. doctors have been keeping the 81-year-old comedienne sedated and under supervision since she went into cardiac arrest last thursday. the e! network show "fashion police" hosted by rivers put on hold twur weeks. >> chris brown, pleaded guilty to assault charges in washington, d.c. 23-year-old sentenced to time served. the judge saying he suffered the consequences of his actions. brown accused of punching a man of trying to join a picture with two women. a civil case pending. remains on probation for beating up ex-girlfriend rihanna in 2009. >> serena williams plays quarterfinals in the sing m
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competition, a day after going out of the double. serena and venus facing a russian duo in extreme heat and humidity yesterday afternoon during a medical time-out. serena had her ankle retaped. then she double faulted on the last two points of the straight set loss. >> well, the u.s. open entering its final stretch. hard to believe the nfl season is just getting off, justing getting going. before the real games start, plenty of people are getting a laugh from football's best video game. >> that's because of a glitch in the new madden game. which has created a miniature player. take a look at him right there. rookie line backer, christian kirksey. tiny guy right there. >> did some one squish him, stretch on him. >> how does he make tackles? >> member of the cleveland browns. the game has him in a tennessee titans uniform on twitter. kirksey calls the mistake "hilarious" and no matter how small you are, have big dreams
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and live big. well-said, well-said. >> video going viral. awe awed wonder if th >> i think it is hilarious. funny. great to see he has a since of humor too. >> coming of in "the mix." flash bombing fire fighters and their amazing moves going viral. wait until you see them. >> you got to see it. later, controversial star of the duck dynasty series, phil robertson opens up after so many comments have gotten him in trouble. you're watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by charmin ultramega roll. it felt like we were flushing money away. mom! that's why we switched to charmin ultra mega roll. it's charmin quality and long lasting. with more go's per roll, it pays to use charmin ultra mega roll. charmin ultra mega roll is 75% more absorbent so you can use less with every go. plus it even lasts longer
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with all the wild weather we've been having being prepared for emergencies can be the difference of life and death. >> for in stance, caught in a flash flood while driving would you know what to do to survive. here is abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: in a crash like this we are engineered to react with a single emotion. terror. but this isn't an accident. we are learning how to survive in emergency from the indiana state police. >> basically what i am trying to do is create the stop, drop, roll for the 21st century. seatbelts, windows, children, out. >> reporter: old way of thinking was the only way to survive was
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letting the car fill with water before opening the door. not anymore. >> unless you want that to to be your final resting play. get out while the car is on the surface. >> reporter: in the car, baby cpr doll in the back seat. divers in the water. one in the car for our safety. >> all right, it is go time. water is flooding in. >> see if you can open it. time to think faster. my pulse quickens. >> pull out. >> always keep a sharp object or window punching tool like the one i am using in the car. and, never use your phone until you are out of the car. >> if you touch your cell phone you are probably going to die. you have a one-minute period. you can open the windows before the water gets up above the side windows. >> reporter: i shimmy out as water engulfs the car the a few tense second later, the experts pop out.
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they're training, the difference between being a victim and escaping. matt gutman, abc news, new york. >> gutman. >> we to go, matt. >> gutman, what are you doing, gutman. you are going to drown on tell vegs otell -- sell vision. >> put down your cell phone. stop the texting in the moment. you are going to die if you text. serious advice there. >> i have thought about this. been doing a lot of driving over the summer with the kids. going over the bridges i thought about. a horrible thought the i have it. i dent thi i don't think i. >> hard to crack the glass. >> matt made it look easy. >> and he saved the baby. he saved the baby. most important part. >> he makes everything look easy in a t-shirt. >> coming up. unfiltered. the head of duck dynasty. made numerous controversial statements. reality tv star, phil robertson,
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tells us what it really means. >> not as good looking as matt gutman. >> the planking princess now crowned queen. find out how the 10-year-old who just broke the world record passed the time. you are watching "world news now."
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welcome back, duck dynasty, the wildly popular tv show keeping millions, tuned to the robertson clan's unique life in louisiana swamp lands. phil the head of the family out with of a book, talks business, family and faith. >> as well as the the controversy over anti-gay comments that got him suspended from the hit show. and ryan owens sat down with robertson to talk all about it. >> reporter: he is the outspoken patriarch of one of america's
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most famous families. millions welcome him into their homes every week on "duck dynasty." phil robertson is 68 years old not about to change who he is or what he says. >> look at our culture, dude. look in any direction and say, whoa. >> reporter: his comments about our culture have gotten him into trouble. but robertson isn't backing down in his aptly named new book, "unphiltered." people need to getten their head, dude. i don't hate any body. >> reporter: he says the book is partially to clarify comments that got him into hot water. the comments published in "gq" earlier this year. robertson called homosexual behavior a sin. >> the only place i know of that i could have gone to answer that question would be a bible. the dictionary wouldn't have explained it. whether it was a sin or not. >> reporter: would you consider yourself a homophobe.
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>> as much as jesus was. >> people par tis paticipating homosexual behavior, need to know i love him. >> reporter: a clean-cut quarterback who gave up football. he was an alcoholic. a womanizer until he found jesus at age 28. that conversion changed his life. strengthened his marriage to miss kay. and turned his hobby of making duck calls into a multimillion dollar business. >> i am a highly educated man, maybe a shocker to some, i have a masters degree, i'm no dumbo. >> reporter: robertson's comments about growing up in precivil rights louisiana also rubbed some people the wrong way. he told gq, i never with my eyes saw the mistreatment of any black person. not once. you say i never saw blacks mistreated but they couldn't go to the same school, couldn't use the same water fountain. >> there is one race, one race. on this plan elt. it's called the human race.
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we're all the same. to me, there is -- absolutely nothing that has color to do with it. >> reporter: another chapter tackles what robertson calls america's addict tuion to socia media. >> i don't have a cell phone. don't have one. never turned on a computer in my life. so whatever america is saying or not saying about me, true or untrue, what they need to understand is i'm not hearing it. >> reporter: like we said. don't expect phil robertson to change. ryan owens, abc news, west monroe, louisiana. >> the show's ratings did take a dive after he made the comments. $400 million their entire enterprise is worth according to forbes. >> putting out a christmas album. how wildly popular they are. sade on the new season of
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with smooth moves? >> who? >> folks at certain army and defense department in london. because there is a guard, the guard at buckingham palace. they're supposed to be solemn. not supposed to talk to anyone. apparently this guard was seen on video pirouetting around buckingham palace. and the army and ministry of defense taking it so seriously they launched an investigation. now the queen was holidaying in scotland. but they're still launching this investigation, believed the film is not a hoax. really, really took place. >> the guard do two hour shifts. why can't he stand there and do what he is supposed to do? >> pretty funny. have a since of humor. apparently the queen told the u.s. ambassador to the uk that she doesn't like people also with their cell phones taking photographs and selfies. they don't have a sense of humor about this. come on. >> serious business. >> lighten up. >> crisis at oktoberfest. you can't have beer without
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this morning on "world news now" -- journalist executed. what may have been steven sotloff's final moments. apparently videotaped by isis. his final words and the rebels' warning for president obama. >> hacking scandal. major developments about celebrity photos stolen from apples icloud and the beg security breach and how you can protect your online accounts. >> a dangerous jolt -- a storm spotter, struck by lightning, after chasing a powerful storm system t the injuries and the bolt halt sent his son flying. >> and justin bieber busted again. the latest run-in with police that could land him in even more legal trouble. that's in "the skinny," on this wednesday, september 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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good morning, i'm reena ninan. >> i'm tahman bradley. >> the president is overseas. some big important meetings. >> but, you know there is really sort of a bittersweet moment today. because a member of the abc family is hanging it up, but not before getting toasted on "air force one." not going to show you who. we'll show you the pictures later this half-hour. a special person dear to our heart. >> great person. hear all about her. >> a good way to start. president obama in europe to meet with nato allies. although ukraine is the main focus of the trip he will be talking about the situation in syria and iraq. >> his meetings overseas come as we are learning of a new report of terrorism against an american in the region. abc's marci gonzalez has the details. >> reporter: reports that another american journalist may have been executed by the islamic terror group isis. a video posted online appears to show 31-year-old, steven sotloff, a freelance journalist who was captured in syria a year ago calmly addressing the camera.
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saying, "obama, your foreign policy of intervention in iraq was supposed to be for preservation of american lives and interests. so why is it that i am paying the price of your interference with my life." >> he was very, very courageous. it wasn't a reckless thing. >> reporter: sotloff's death comes just two weeks after journalist james foley was beheaded by isis. in that video, the executioner threatened sotloff would be next if the u.s. didn't stop air strikes in iraq. >> i'm back, obama. >> reporter: investigators are now trying to determine if the same hooded militant with an apparent british accent killed both journalists, ignoring sotloff's mother's emotional plea. >> i ask you to please release my child. as a mother, i ask your justice to be merciful and not punish my son for matters he has no control over. >> reporter: as president obama head to europe, in part to talk with nato allies about taking action against isis, the white house press secretary extended sympathy and said extensive efforts were made to rescue sotloff.
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>> our thoughts and prayers, first and foremost are with mr. sotloff and mr. sotloff's family and those who worked with him. >> reporter: and in the video, the militant threatens that a british captive will be killed next. there is also concern about two american aid workers, officials believe are also being held by isis. reena, tahman. >> marci, thank you. high on the president's agenda at this week's meet ginmeetings ukraine, where russia is increasing pressure. russian backed forces launched an attack on ukrainian troops. forced to retreat. economic sanctions against russia don't appear to be working. russia's president is boasting his country could take control of ukraine in two weeks. >> and here at hope, we are hoping to learn more details about the american doctor recovering from ebola and second american doctor now diagnosed. dr. kent brantly with a female missionary was evacuated from last month from liberia.
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is living with his family in seclusion in asheville, north carolina. dr. brantly told abc news he is very close to the male obstetrician who contracted the disease. that doctor is working at a hospital in liberia. >> home depot looking into a possible hack attack that may have compromised credit card information for millions. the retailer says they're investigating unusual activity that points to a data breach. a number of banks reportedly said there is evidence that a batch of credit and debit cards hit the black market yesterday were stolen from home depot. >> the latest now on the hollywood hacking scandal days after nude photos of jennifer lawrence and big stars popped up online. apple insisting its icloud service remains secure. abc's rebecca jarvis has the details. >> reporter: a major break in the celebrity photo hacking scandal. apple saying there was no breach in any of their systems including icloud. instead, they say they discovered a very targeted attack on certain celebrity accounts, their user names, pass words and security questions.
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>> what is your mother's maiden name? what's the name of your first pet? and when you are talking about a celebrity you could probably get all the information from the wikipedia page. >> the hacker expert, vinny trogja says there are deep networks of hackers all over the internet profiting from the trade and sale of celebrity photos like the ones involved in this breach. >> almost like they have contests to see who've can outdo each other. >> reporter: the fbi still investigating the alleged hacking and who is behind it. but the privacy breach is also exposing just how vulnerable our personal information and pictures are on the internet. the solution, lies in those pass words. the bane of our existence, they are the gate keepers to our privacy. security experts say we must make them unique and change them often. because a photo in the wrong hands can cause something much worse than embarrassment. if it can even put you in danger. >> you could tell the latitude, longitude, and altitude where she was at the moment they took the photo. >> with all that information out
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there, the single most effective thing you can do is to protect your information on s line, don't just use a password. many web sites ask for two step verification. you want to choose the option. you will get an added layer of protection. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> now to hawaii and a dramatic rescue caught on camera. a guy, darren jenner was body surfing while wearing a go pro camera when, he saw a snorkeler struggling in the water. jenner grabbed the guy, told him to calm down, started dragging him toward shore. when they got closer to the beach. a surfer helped. and the surfer rode his board in. six minutes after contact with jenner the man was being attended to by paramedics. nicely done. >> caught on camera in the midwest -- an incredible video of a man struck by lightning in severe storms. it happened in dennison, iowa, this father-son storm chasing team, darren and derek murphy were chasing this storm. they thought they were in a safe place. but they were wrong.
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this bolt hit danny in the leg and barely missed his son derek. >> i do remember shortly afterward that i was paralyzed for a while. i was worried about that. i couldn't move my left foot. >> that lightning bolt blasted son derek into the car. danny is expected to make a full recovery. >> mexico is getting blasted on both coasts by a pair of tropical storms. tropical storm dolly crossed over land on mexico's gulf coast overnight with 45-mile-per-hour winds expected to dump nearly a foot of rain. off mexico's pacific coast, tropical storm norbert, spinning with 45 45-mile-an-hour winds. nor bett norbert is expected to turn left away from land. >> now a look at the nation's weather. drier in the northeast. a band of heavy rain extend from the northern plains and great lakes to the midwest.
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down throughout the southeast and even into florida. thunderstorms on the gulf coast. clear for most of the western u.s. >> hot, humid for most of the country. 80s, 90s across the midwest into the southwest. 80s in the northeast. and 70s in the pacific northwest. >> since we told you at the top of the news, one of our favorite people at abc was toasted aboard "air force one." >> abc news veteran correspondent ann compton, on the way to estonia was treated to a chocolate layered cake in celebration of her final flight. the last one. the cake came with candles and included the frosted message -- "we will miss you, ann." we sure will. >> see there with susan rice. who is retiring after 41 years of abc was treated to a visit by guess who? president obama, his private quarters. she says, haven't changed since president george h.w. bush. gave her a tour. 20 years ago. >> she would know. she has been on duty for us at the white house since the '70s. >> i tell you. i came to abc, was working at the white house, weekend, briefly. and she was so incredible to me. we were, traveled abroad. she was so amazing.
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when my daughter was born. she showed up at the hospital. just hours after coming off of an early morning flight with president obama abroad, traveling abroad. >> i spent time over at the white house, producing on the weekend. and when i started to appear on air regularly, she called me up and said, oh, my goodness i love watching you in the early mornings. so great to see you. you are doing a terrific job. that's just the kind of person she is. >> totally is. a huge fan of the show. she watches often. i don't know when she sleeps, frankly. >> she can get sleep now she is retiring. >> we love you, ann. >> good luck, ann. >> congratulations. >> yes. while we are talking about sweet stuff like ann. we should mention -- dunkin donuts is spreading out across california. >> customers lined up around the corner as the company opened its first traditional outlet in so-cal yesterday. right in santa monica. over the next few years, they plan to open 200 stores in the golden states. >> three dunkin donuts calls nontraditional locations already in california. the company pulled out of the
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state in the late '90s when there were a dozen stores. now they're back. >> got to get your donut fix. >> i love donuts. >> californians are health conscious. i guess it didn't work out there. >> did our donut story yesterday. that place in -- >> sacramento. >> yeah. >> sort of an artsy donut. maybe that's why. >> artsy donut. ha-ha. >> special fillings inside. >> coming up in "the skinny" -- kim kardashian accepted a prestigious award. the real headline is what she wore on the stage. >> of course it was. first openly gay football player, michael sam may have found himself a new football team. sam's big step later today in his pro football career. you're watching "world news now". ♪ are you ready for some football ♪ ♪ a monday night party >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by pampers. weather brought to you by pampers. you are loved. you are loved a lot.
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♪ are you ready ♪ are you ready for some football ♪ ♪ a monday night party ♪ are you ready ♪ are you ready for some football ♪ ♪ a monday night party >> it's the time of year again. the nfl is gearing up for another season. one of the biggest figures from the off-season is figuring out his next move. >> michael sam cut by the st. louis rams on saturday, but his attempt to become the first openly gay player in the nfl isn't over. abc's josh haskell shows us which team is bringing him in for a physical. >> mike came in here, did everything we asked him to do. i mean, mike played well. he has the ability to play some place. and it's -- it has to be the right place.
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>> reporter: michael sam on the way to dallas, texas. according to espn's adam schefter, he will take a physical later today for the cowboys. >> if you are michael sam you are in a great spot. >> reporter: espn reported if sam passes his physical the cowboys intend to sign him to their practice squad. that would bring sam closer to becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in an nfl game. right now, if you are michael sam, all you have to do is show that you have passion for football, willing to be coached, and play hard. >> reporter: sam who plays defensive end could help the cowboys who had the worst defense in the nfl last season. after the rams let him go, sam tweeted. the most worthwhile things in life rarely come easy. this is a lesson i've always known. the journey continues. michael sam telling reporters last week. >> i'm very confident that i will be playing on an nfl roster this fall. >> reporter: michael sam st. louis rams' jersey has been one of the nfl's best-sellers since
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he was drafted back in may. that has to be attractive to the dallas cowboys the only team in the league that doesn't split their merchandise sales with the other 31 teams. josh haskell, abc news, new york. >> josh, we appreciate it. really interesting. sam is from galveston. two defensive ends that the cowboys drafted were injured. maybe more than just a practice squad. >> interesting nfl. i am a big college football gal. have to say. >> yeah. >> i watch the cowboys. >> i know what you do saturday. >> i love college football. i really do. it's fun. >> i like the nfl. the pros. not the kids. next up, prince harry about to get one very nice birthday present. >> did kim kardashian get an award? possibly, in "the skinny," up next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. ny," up next.
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♪ skinny ♪ so skinny >> okay, time now for ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny >> okay, time now for "the skinny." we start with justin bieber. while you were enjoying labor day weekend. biebs was getting arrested. this time, it was actually in his country of canada. >> charged with assault and dangerous driving. after his atv crashed with a minivan while in ontario. this led to a physical altercation with the other driver.
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biebers' attorney said he was enjoying a peaceful retreat at his father's home when interrupted by paparazzi. >> the 20-year-old singer is already on probation in l.a. for a vandalism conviction. it would be up to a california judge to revoke the probation after the latest arrest. >> he has got a lot going on. turning now to news about the royals. in the iconic wedding dress, princess diana wore in front of the world, 33 years ago. it was on exhibition in various places since her tragic death. in a couple of weeks it will be given to her boys. >> it was apparentlien her will that on prince harry's 30th birthday, later this month. her dress will be turned over to her sons. addition to the wedding gown, dresses princess diana had worn, priceless family jewels, including a pair of diamond tiaras. the princes will receive paintings, letters, home movies from their late mother. >> and my buddy, the bachelor prince, harry set to inherit his trust of a cool $16 million.
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just as his brother william did when he turned 30. happy birthday indeed. >> i wonder if, kate middleton will be rewearing any of the dresses. famous for rewearing dresses. >> no, not going to happen. not going to happen. of course not. >> goodness no. >> of course not. the award of the woman of the year was handed out to who else, but? >> who? >> kim kardashian. and "gq" men of the year award was heltd -- was held la night in london. >> what is she wearing. kim corrected the presenter who left out her married name, kim kardashian-west. and she made sure to thank kanye for making her feel like woman of the year every day of the year. >> at this hour are there no words to describe this dress. >> yeah, that's bad. that's -- >> i do have to say yesterday, i was making fun of angelina jolie's wedding veil. i heard from an important viewer out there -- my high school teacher. >> what? be nice. >> who said that, it was such a
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wonderful gesture. you were right, mrs. jackson. you are absolutely right on that. but as the award was presented, "gq" editor said of kim, she is one of most famous women in the world. coca-cola famous. >> that's why they gave it to her. >> major news for fans of adele, a pair of songs from the singer leaked on line. if you thought the material was new. think again. >> reportedly from the recording sessions for her grammy winning album "21" and sound incredible. take a listen. ♪ you'll never see me again ♪ i'm leaving ♪ in time >> that was from previously unreleased track "you will never see me again." as to when we may see adele, again, she tweeted earlier this year. >> bye-bye, 25. see you later again, the year, possibly name and release date to her follow-up album. >> stay tuned. a lot of people waiting. >> i love adele. i think she has got. >> she's awesome. >> pure voice. can sing.
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on your screen now. ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪ >> this half-hour, the 10-year-old texas girl who is on top of the world after setting a world record for planking. her tenacity makes this our -- you ready? "favorite story of the day." >> i will get that tomorrow. >> planked for 1:20:14. mike desilva from our corpus christi station, reports on what she did to keep her cool. >> you okay, darian. concentrate, baby. >> reporter: some of the video, showing 10-year-old darian mansfield of flower bluff, setting a new world record for planking. >> thursday we were having a plank contest. celebrating our 29th anniversary in august. we were having all kind of fun
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contests. a bunch of girls came down from gymnastics to do the contest. >> reporter: one of the girls, darian, her parents and gymnastics coach were there to witness her accomplishment. >> i was actually working out in the gym. came and got me. she is about to beat the world record. i came over watched. everybody was cheering. it was really cool. >> that was an amazing feat for her to accomplish. she has always been a very determined little soul. even from the crib. >> i decided the whole time. we were all cheering her on. talking to her. and then mom came over. and put her phone in front of her. and -- she played some scooby doo. episode and stuff like that. really cute. showed she is still a little girl. only 10. just breathe. >> want the next episode? >> darian says she never planked that long before. her record setting plank was an impromptu thing. >> i just decided once i realized how long i was actually
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going, and that i wasn't hurting a lot to try to go for the world record. >> reporter: were you surprised you were able to do it that long? >> yes, i was. >> what did it feel like afterwards? >> it felt awesome. >> reporter: darian said she could have planked longer if she wanted to. and next time she will. mike desilva, 3 news. >> have you planked before? >> no. >> it's really painful. >> yes. >> i tried two minutes. >> oh, yes. >> there you go. >> there i am. >> good job, reena. >> you set the world record. >> thank you to our graphics department for giving me an incredible body. >> that's not you? what? >> that really is me! >> yeah, come on! >> it's hard to do. i can only do it for 90 seconds. >> it is. coming up more from abc. >> we should do it. try it. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. >> we should do it. try it. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, foreign affairs. president obama lands in europe overnight with a number of international problems unfolding. another video surfaces possibly showing an american being executed by isis. and the deteriorating situation in ukraine. we're live with the latest. dramatic crash. a fighter jet shoots through the air and slams into the neighborhood. what we learned about a possible cause and people on the ground. targeted attack. new details about what might have allowed hackers to gain access to celebrities' private pictures. what apple is saying to keep your images safe. prize possession. back with its rightful owner. how a man's car was returned three decades after it was stolen.

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