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this morning on "world news now," underdog on top. >> the democratic side of the presidential heating up as bernie sanders jumps out in front of hillary clinton in the latest poll. he says her campaign is getting nervous. so should clinton now turn her focus away from trump? and the refugee crisis in europe continues to grow. thousands more families making their way into the continent, desperate to escape persecution and civil war and pope francis speaking out on the international effort to stop this humanitarian crisis. breaking news, back to work. the american dentist who killed cecil the lion set to resume his practice tomorrow. breaking his silence in his first interview since that incident has spurred a global outcry. and shopping secrets. as the summer comes to an unofficial close, we've got the scoop how you can save big today
from clothes to electronics to getting the brand-new car. the best ways to spend your hard hearned cash on this labor day, monday, september 7th. from abc news, this has "world news now." hey there, good morning. i'm mesh mash. >> i'm kendis gibson. whatever to the good old days of spending labor day at the indian day parade. >> relax and shop. >> or the picnic. shopping, oh, man, one more day to worry about. we're going to get started with those challenging numbers for hillary clinton. bernie sanders is now ahead in new hampshire. >> and in iowa where clinton is campaigning later today, sanders is i can paing the race competitive. here's nbc abc's devin swir. >> reporter: in the polls she's on the way down. but hillary clinton seems to be in high spirits. >> off we go joyfully! >> reporter: despite weeks of tv ads, clinton is sliding in the polls in new hampshire and iowa.
where in a hypothetical match-up for the first time, she even trails donald trump. >> it's not about my hair or donald trump's hair. >> reporter: clinton's voice growing hoarse as she gets more aggressive. in new hampshire saturday, unleashing on trump. >> he says he loves women. in fact, to quote him, he "cherishes" us. well, if it's all the same to you, mr. trump, i'd rather you stop cherishing women and start respecting women. >> reporter: trump, who's off the campaign trail for the holiday, responds on twitter. "hillary said such nasty things about me, read directly off her teleprompter. but there was no emotion, no truth," he wrote. and to his defense former governor sarah palin who says trump's controversial treatment of spanish speakers has been spot-on. >> you know, i think we can send a message. say, when you're here, let's speak american. >> reporter: as the frontrunners tangle, bernie sanders surges. in new hampshire, opening his biggest lead yet. while in iowa, quickly closing the gap. >> we took him seriously and take him seriously. >> reporter: it's making some clinton supporters nervous, along with that daily drip of
headlines about her private e-mails. the latest, that mrs. clinton paid assistant brian pagliano to set up her private e-mail server. he also worked at the state department and now refuses to answer congress' questions, pleading the fifth. clinton has urged him to cooperate, but so far no sign he will, at least not without immunity. with more congressional hearings ahead on mrs. clinton's e-mail, her campaign is preparing for as one aide put it, a bumpy fall. devin dwyer, abc news, washington. the kentucky clerk who refused to grant marriage licenses to gay couples is spending labor day in jail. attorneys for kim davis have filed an appeal in her case. the three-page motion does not include arguments why she should be released but amends her earlier appeal of the judge's order. among those supporting her position, republican presidential candidate mike huckabee. >> what we've seen is the overreach of the judiciary. this if allows to stand without
any congressional approve, without any kind of enabling legislationing is what jefferson warned us about. >> huckabee plans to attend a rally in support of davis tomorrow in kentucky. overseas now, thousands of refugees are still streaming into europe passing through as you tia to get to germany in one packed train car after another. as many countries scramble to cope with the crisis, the pope is calling on catholics to do their part. nor mou from abc's molly hunter. >> sauf at last. refugees arriving here to welcome signs and big crowds in germany. >> you see your family after this year. >> reporter: but many are still stuck back in greece. >> there's an immediate crisis. the eye of the storm is in greece and they need water, sanitation, basic transportation. >> reporter: the situation improves as they journey north and many are inching closer to
germany. >> the country will respect me as a human and i could bring my family to live with me. that's all i want. >> reporter: in austria, outpouring of generosity. the austrian foreign ministry said 14,000 refugees arrived over the weekend. volunteers landing out water, food, clothing. this train takes them straight to germany. and for his part, pope francis said the vatican will house two refugee families. he called on catholic churches to do the same saying those fleeing from death, from war, from hunger and marching towards life's hope, the gospel asks us to be closer to these small and abandoned people. for now those inspiring pictures out of germany today keep hope alive and people moving forward. >> we take care of the people from syria. okay? and the future in germany is good. >> reporter: molly hunter, abc
news, in vienna, austria. israel is making sure the refugees won't be heading their way and started building a fence along the boarder with jordan to keep them out. prime minister benjamin netanyahu saying israel is too small to take in the refugees. he said we see what happens when countries lose control of their borders alluding to europe. >> the deny it activity who killed cecil the lion speaking out. dr. walter palmer says he intends to resume his dental practice tomorrow. had had been closed since july after outrage over the death of the lion. palmer says despite reports, he has not been hiding. he's kept a low profile he says over safety concerns for his family and reiterating an earlier written statement, palmer says hess no idea the lion he called was a protected animal. storms could threaten those labor day outings in the center of the country today. with more, here'ses and's rob
marciano. thunderstorms lighting up the skies this holiday weekend from minnesota to florida. n. sarasota, these beachgoers packing up as the storm rolls in. and authorities investigating whether lightning caused this house fire in fort lauderdale. the cincinnati reds game delayed more than 90 minutes. lsu's football home opener ultimately cancelled. >> i'm sorry we didn't get a chance to play. it boyed down to player safety. >> reporter: in alabama, damaging winds gusting more than 50 miles per hour. >> all of a sudden, boom, have you two giant 150-foot oak trees laying on top off your building. >> reporter: and dangers for surfers and swimmers on both coasts. these rescues in virginia beach ending successfully but some beaches now closed in southern california amidst deadly rip currents and waves up to seven feet. >> the waves are kind of walled up. >> the threat for dangerous rip currents will be on going across the beaches from so-cal and
atlantic coast. as we go in through labor day, lots of people will be head together beaches. here's the forecast for the holiday, thunderstorms across the southeast. monsoon thunderstorms in the southwest. and that weak front pressing across the upper mist may bring thunderstorms from kansas city to st. louis and maybe chicago. hot and dry again in dallas. rob marciano, abc news, new york. business news on this labor day, a merger between fee at crieser and general motors. the head of phi at chrysler says such a deal is a high priority. he feelsed be good for the auto industry as it deals with smaller and greener cars. he says a merger of fee at, chrysler and gm would not result in job cuts. gm turned down a proposal earlier this year. >> it's iphone time. people are asking can apple do it again? probably not. in the past year, apple has sold a record-setting 180 million
iphones, an a 36% increase. apple is not likely to introduce an all new model this year. one analyst thinks a 4% increase is a little more realistic. sister act is returning to the u.s. open. serena and venus williams play each other in the quarterfinals tomorrow. yesterday serene that dispatched madison keys in straight sets. venus advanced in straight sets. tuesday's match will be their 27th meeting as professionals. serena is number one right now. and venus is ranked 23rd. there haven't been any major upsets in the u.s. opens doubles matches unless you count the squirrel who ran across account court during a match yesterday. >> plas was interrupted as it scurry the to the net. he's not happy to be there at all. how do i get out? >> and as the ball girl, that's
probably the worst assignment. >> right. >> wrangling squirrels. >> i was actually at the match on sated is night. >> tough life have you. >> it was my birthday weekend. but -- >> happy birthday. >> i bought really, really close-up seats for the murray match. there was like three rows back. this is going to sound like a first world problem. i realized the closer you are, it's not that good of a seat. >> because you have to follow the action. >> whiplash going back and forth. this is how close i was to the scene. that's murray on the left running. it was pretty close. even if you keep your head still and follow the ball with your eyes, you end up getting dizzy. >> you have a really tough life it's like sit too long close in the movie theater. mo one wants the front row. >> i sit farther back. >> i sit on the aisle so i can get to the bathroom. because i have to pe. >> true. >> coming up a little later in the mix," a wearable version of
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of two high school football players in so in, texas, have been suspended from their team and school after tackling that ref right there. the first player slamming into the ref and what looks to be intentional as he hits the ground. the second player pounces head first. the teens may have been upset because two teammates were ejected earlier in the game. an investigation is under way. devon still says he leaves the cincinnati bengals with a lot of love and respect for the team and its fans. the defense div tackle has been cut yet again after he was cut last year, the bengals resigned him for their practice squad so he would keep his health insurance. his young daughter is battling cancer. his insurance is good for another five years even if esnever signs with another team. quarterback if we can call him that, tim tebow also looking for work. he was cut this weekend by the philadelphia eagles as their number three quarterback. the heisman trophy winner with
the florida gate areas he was known for his public displays of faith on the field. he had a tough time in the nfl after some success, his first two seasons with the denver broncos, he's been cut by the jets. patriots and now the eagles. there's a quarterback that is getting back in the game, that's tom brady in the lineup in the patriots season opener on thursday. last week, a judge threw out his four-game suspension. >> he was silent on the controversy while the legal wrangling was going on, but now he's breaking his silence a little bit. phillip mena has the story. >> reporter: superstar quarterback tom brady speaking publicly for the first time since his four-game deflate gate suspension was overturned. >> it's been a very tough situation for everybody, and it's put a lot of stress on everybody's families. >> reporter: the new england patriots quarterback, ruled eligible to play by a federal judge last week following an off-season court battle with the nfl. but while the super bowl mvp returns to the team, the two patriot equipment managers accused of conspiring with brady
to deflate those footballs have not. >> i certainly feel terrible for, you know, them, that they're not able to be with us right now. >> reporter: both john jastremski and jim mcnally, still suspended indefinitely. in the brief exchange with reporters sunday, brady also thanked those who supported him during the most tumultuous scandal of his career. >> we'll need that support this season. my part is to get ready to play football. that's what i'm really excited to do. >> reporter: brady says he understands why the league is peaing the judge's ruling. but he also says right now, his focus is on the upcoming football season and that begins thursday against the pittsburgh steelers. phillip mena, abc news, new york. >> forget the sport aspect for a second. a lot of controversy, you never saw gisele by his side during all the proceed purpz a lot of people were saying there was trouble. >> i have read those rumors. >> she did post a cute photo over the weekend showing brady and her daughter kicking a
soccer ball around. >> nothing quells breakup rumors like that. no, absolutely. they'll be divorced next week. >> ouch. >> kidding. coming up in our next half hour, the kayaker who went out fishing for sharks. what happened when one shark went fishing for him. the dramatic ordeal off a california beach. >> first labor day deals and staes. there's plenty of time to save big. you're watching "world news now."
right avoid. >> reporter: gas prices are low and consumer confidence is high. that means lots of americans are hitting the road to go shopping. our goal mapout the best deals and help you steer clear of the buying pitfalls. start with buying a car. >> auto dealers are always trying to clear their lots to make way for the newest models. >> if you're thinking about buying before the end of the tax year, green light. i'm going to say this in my best car salesman voice. come on down and get yourself a deal. but you want to negotiate hard. these guys are feeling the pressure to move these cars off the lot. now customer clothes. >> this is really the last chance for retailers to clear out summer inventories because the next big shopping weekend is black friday. >> look for an extra 50% off the sales rack at j. crew, lord & taylor has an extra 25% off clearance items. the gap has a blanket 30% deal off everything and amazon
offering a rare 30% coupon code on a large selection of fuse and clothing. yellow light, tvs get cheaper around black friday. hold off. there are a few lingering back to school laptop deals out there. >> you can see 15-inch laptops with mainstream processors for $400 right now. lenovo has already unveiled their labor day sales cutting up to 60% off in their sale section. >> if you're thinking of buying a flu phone, red light. and is expected to announce a new iphone in early september. that always slashes the price of the previous model by $100. android selling for just a penny. >> what's great is this coincides with back to school, as well. if you have to stock up on things for the kids, it's a good time to save money. >> banana republic at 40% off, as well. >> i no he what i'm doing after the show. coming up, wait.
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woman told her daughter to stop talking to the guy all alone. finally, his buddie, the pro man's, the bachelor arrived. >> reunited. >> reunited and he was alone no longer. so this is a little gross. there is a man in cambridge, massachusetts, at m.i.t. who has not showered in 12 years. >> what? >> he believes there is flow scientific basis for showering that you strip your skin of good bacteria when you shower. what he does is he sprays this healthy bacteria all over his skin. he says that keeps him clean. he got the idea to do this when a woman he was dating once upon a time asked why horses roll around on the ground. that's pretty much what they're doing. i'm going to guess that was probably the last woman he dated. >> that was the last date he has. >> 12 years without a shower probably not the guy that's getting my phone number. >> just a note of advice, if you see him on tinder, swipe to the left, not the right. >> he's selling this $49 to if
you want to live shower free. >> i'm curious what it smells like. bo perhaps. talk about tom brady. we are liking tom brady today. you remember the sketch during the whole deflategate nfl hearings. the horrible sketch. you know, not only did we have all the wonderful memes that resulted from it. now we have the fashion wear. now you have the sketch skirt. that is now just tearing the country apart now. this is on red bubbles website. it's so bad and awesome they now have the leggings for you. >> these are women's items. i'm going to venture a guess here, as well that a man decided this would be a good idea because no woman in her right mind would think those were cute. >> quickly i want to get to the puppy. the doggie bag. a mama dog carrying had her you. around in a plastic bag with handles because, well, why not. we don't know the why this is happening but figured you would like to see it.
this morning on "world news now," new beginnings. more and more refugees flooding europe escaping the violence and tyranny back home searching for a better life. we're along for their journey as the lucky ones reunite with their families. >> the funeral happening today for the murdered illinois officer and father of four, the tributes from random strangers across the country and the latest on the manhunt for his alleged killers. >> and new this half hour, a shocking scene all caught on dashcam. >> a woman jumps out of her moving car and lets it continue to roll down this busy street right into the oncoming traffic. what was she thinking? and bow down. beyonce's epic performance this weekend leaving the crowd simply stunned including one very special guest in the audience trying to go unnoticed as he
pays homage to queen b all ahead on the "skinny" on this labor day, monday, september 7th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. >> i'm kendis gibson. thank you for joining us on this holiday weekend. we're going to begin this half hour with the path to asylum for thousands of refugees pouring into europe in search of peace and opportunity. >> a welcome rally was held in stockholm, sweden's prime minister calling on all european union nations to come up with a comprehensive system to guarantee the well-being of refugees and pope francis urged catholic churches across europe to take in families. abc's alex marquardt is in germany where they're receiving an influx of refugees. >> reporter: cheers, applause and high fives as thousands poured off of trains in munich. germany welcoming them with open arms and essentials, food, clothing, for the children, baby shoes, even candy.
for so many, this is a finish line. >> so excited. i'm just so happy. i'm going to be safe. >> reporter: after a grueling and dangerous two-week journey by boat, foot and train. the final leg the ride from austria's capital. this train line to munich has become something of a refugee express. so many people trying to get to germany. they all got their tickets for free, packing these cars even little ones like baby selena here are sleeping in the luggage racks. there we met an electrical engineer krg student from damascus. >> there's no way to live. >> reporter: she left war-torn syria two weeks ago to join her father who she hasn't seen in six months. >> i'm excited because i miss daddy and i look forward to learning in a germ university. it's all about education and family. >> reporter: arriving in munich, more cheers but she is unsure if
her father is coming. then. i can't believe it. >> reporter: a family is reunited. >> reporter: do you think your daughter will have a good life here in germany? >> sure. the best. germany is the best. >> reporter: but now with so many people arriving, there are new warnings tonight. austria saying it will soon remove the emergency measures that kept its border so open and germany warning its limits may soon be overstretched. alex marquardt, abc news, munich. thousands expected in the illinois, today for the funeral of police officer joe gliniewicz. the 52-year-old lawman was gunned down last week after he radioed he was in foot pursuit of three suspicious men. kelly miller is among those mourning his loss. >> he was very friendly, very active with the community. but he took his job seriously.
he was a very fair officer. strong willed but at the same time, almost like a teddy bear. >> reporter: the search for his killer has turned it up nothing despite the $50,000 reward being offered. las vegas police calling the shooting of a cop an ambush. the officer and his partner returning from a call at a discount store. the suspect walking up to the police car when it stopped for a traffic light and opened fire. the injured cop was shot in the hand. while sitting in the passenger seat, the two officers got out of the car and ran down the suspect on foot. a violent holiday weekend in charlotte, north carolina. at least five people were killed and five others injured in several shootings. a 7-year-old boy is among the dead shot in the front yard of a home during a birthday party. police have called in special firearms and gang units to patrol the streets and some officers were called back from vacation. politics now. through the labor day weekend hillary clinton and bernie sanders were courting union voters. sanders has pulled ahead of
clinton in new hampshire and he's making a strong showing in iowa, as well. not long ago, clinton was trouncing sanders in iowa by 24% and now her lead in the hawkeye state is down to only 11 points. and clinton, sanders and other democrats running for president have a new challenger, harvard professor larry lessig has joined the race running on a single platform to expand voter access and instatute campaign finance reform. he spoke to george stephanopoulos about the challenges ahead. >> you have to find a way to elevate the debate to focus on the changes that would actually get us a government that could work again that is not captured by the tiniest fraction of the 1% who fund campaigns and make it impossible for our government to do anything. >> campaign finance reform, voting rights reform. >> and dealing with the crazy way we have political gerrymandering where politics pick the voters rather than voters pick the politicians.
>> lessig is now the sixth candidate to become the nominee for president. but he needs to reach 1% in polls to make it to the debate stage. the lsu football season opener was canceled because of severe weather. you can see the dark skies and the lightning strike over the stadium in baton rouge. play was halted in the first quarter with neither team having scored. intense lightning there. the weather today expected to improve. cloudy with just a small chance of rain in those parts. sfwroo that video is just amazing. the rest of the nation's weather, it looks pretty good. >> but there are a couple of spots. accuweather's molly cochran has the forecast. good morning, molly. >> thanks, mara and kendis. for monday, we do have the threat for some heavy downpours across the midwest. >> 1 to 3 inches is expected. across central iowa by the time it's all said and done. also some severe storms headed to kansas city. if you're out and about, keep a watchful eye to the sky. the heat is on for the northeast. it's feeling more like july than september.
hopefully you didn't put the acs away quite yet. kendis and mara, back to you. >> our thanks to molly there. remember all those people who were hitting the roads friday for the holiday weekend? most of them are coming home today. more than 30 million people are expected to be driving. the most in seven years. abc's mary bruce reports. with the holiday weekend coming to a close, the challenge how to get home without a headache. a surge in road trips fueled by lower gas prices. the national average now $2.40 a gallon, more than $1 cheaper than this time last year. and 21 states are reporting gas prices under $2 a gallon. the lowest gas prices for labor day weekend in over a decade. >> i loaded up in washington, d.c. paid $30 to fill the car. here i am in connecticut. >> reporter: so how do you beat the rush? traffic experts at waze, the navigation app, say it helps to get a head start. >> bottom line, if you're
looking to head home, the best time monday, but early monday. >> it's always a good rule. you're beating any sort of dinnertime rush. >> reporter: try to hit the road before noon and avoid the crush of traffic between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. >> many travelers like me hoping to avoid all the gridlock are getting aboard a train. >> reporter: thinking of putting off the inevitable and coming home tuesday morning, beware. you could run into a double dose of traffic. vacationers and workday commuters. mary bruce, abc news, new york. kind of makes me happy to be right here with you. it's off to the races. >> kidding. >> it's off to the races somewhere es. how about venice, italy. yesterday thousands of people lined the canals to watch the annual boat races first held in the 13th century. >> first there's the historical parade with modern boats. that is 16th century and actors in costume. four different races with different sized crews. the last is held, of course, on the grand canal there in venice.
>> looks like they have beautiful weather there. coming up a different way to get around campus on a pink barbie jeep. it's meant for a child to ride, but this college stupid is riding it because her license was suspended. find out why later in the show. >> and the burning manifest tibl drawing a record crowd. find out which surprise guests were there ahead in "the skinny." >> speaking of not showering. "world news now." >> thinking it of not showering. >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by creditcards.com. creditcards.com. ♪bank you never heard of, that's my name♪ haa! thank you. uh, next. watch me make your interest rate... disappear. there's gotta be a better way to find the right card. whatever kind you're searching for, creditcards.com lets you compare hundreds of cards to find the one that's right for you. just search, compare, and apply at creditcards.com. ♪a one, a two, a three percent cash back♪
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going with the driver's door open. it rolls into oncoming traffic, hits an suv and some trees and then finally stops. the whole scene captured on another driver's dashcam. the driver of the silver car was arrested on drunk driving charges and had a short stay in the hospital over the weekend. talk about reckless. >> that is insane. wow. all right. a dangerous fugitive back behind bars in indianapolis. a cheetah escaped from its exhibit at the zoo prompting a code red and lockdown of the zoo. visitors were taken to safety zones such as bathrooms. the cheetah named pounce. >> great name. >> never actually got beyond a barrier. he was shot with a tranquilizer dart and ran back into the exhibit. pounce just arrived at the indianapolis zoo. maybe he was a little home sick for san diego. >> that's scary. rescuers are searching for a blue whale tangled in hundreds of feet of fishing line off southern california. the 80-foot whale hasn't been seen since friday. they were trying to cut it free
but rough seas forced them to an boone done the effort. boaters and pilots are being asked to keep an eye out for that whale. >> i hope they find him and free him. >> biggest creatures out there. up the coast a bit, a kayaker went looking for sharks and he found them. he was fishing for sharks. >> but one of those sharks turned the tables on him. funny how that happened and took a bite out of his foot. abc's aditi roy with his story. >> reporter: one kayaker recovering. his bandaged right foot, the mark of a shark bite. >> i was scared when i saw the tendons and stuff exposed. i went into, like, i have to wrap this up and get to shore. >> reporter: shark fishing off his kayak off the iconic malibu coast, he catches a ten-foot hammerhead shark. the shark biting his right foot dangling over the side. >> got scared. it thrashed around, and i was in the way. >> reporter: flagging down a fishing boat, and making it to shore, he was airlifted to the hospital.
now at home recovering this holiday weekend, he says he doesn't believe he's a victim. >> reporter: here you are with your leg all bandaged up and yet, you feel like you weren't attacked. >> no. not at all. i would never use that word. >> reporter: the incident just one week after kayakers captured this hammerhead on camera 300 mice down the coast in la jolla. also in california last weekend, a great white grabbed a piece of this surfer's board in san luis obispo. experts say the recent burst of incidents along the west coast in part a result of warmer waters attractinghamerhead sharks, making some beachgoers uneasy. as for dillon marks, he says he's done within shark fishing >> i'm not shark fishing anymore. i really respect them and it's really kind of brought that to light. >> reporter: experts say we're seeing more shark encounters not because the shark populations are getting larger but because more people are using their cell phones to get video of them.
aditi roy, abc news, ventura, california. >> i think in this case the shark would say it was attacked. >> it was attacked. it was provoked. when we come back, beyonce's birthday concert and jay-z sneaking in to watch it. the video that gave them away. >> and burning man comes to a close. the strange sights and celebrity sightings at this year's event in the desert. that's next in "the skinny." this year's event in the dese "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinny, so skinny topping "the skinny" this morning, beyonce and jay-z's date night, well, sort of. queen b headlined budweiser's made in america festival in philly on saturday. that's their version of a date night. the rapper inviting 60 artists and bands to perform. >> her performance of course, was a knockout spectacle. the crowd thrilled. look at all those outfits including her number one fan. ♪ that's jay-z himself hiding under the heavy gray hoodie grooving incognito to beyonce's "one plus one." one heck of a night out for the
pop music power couple. >> he's always very vocal about being a fan of hers and respecting her as an artist and as a performer. so this is just more proof of that. >> beyonce's birthday is the september 4th. >> it was a national holiday i think, wasn't it? the holiday before labor day. >> exactly. >> two celebrity homes in the news this morning. '70s heartthrob david cassidy selling his home in fort lauderdale after declaring bankruptcy. the partridge family star listing the 6400 square foot mansion for $3.2 million. it features six bedrooms, a pool and a boat dock. it goes up for auction and wednesday. >> that's too bad to see that go. rapper 50 cent is trying to sell his $8 million mansion in connecticut to settle his bankruptcy debt. but it's this house making news. 50 posting this video calling it his crib in africa and promising the craziest housewarming party ever. no word on where in africa it might be. >> there's something fishy about this.
who posts this video when they're going through bankruptcy proceedings? ing >> exactly. with all the money he's making on "power" on starz? >> i don't want to question him publicly because he's kind of intimidating >> the week long burning man festival ends this morning. 70,000 people are heading home. the tents were erected across six square miles. they're coming down and so is the unusual artwork erected on the spot. the highlight saturday's burning of a wooden effijy of the man. >> actress susan sarandon this year to scatter the ashes of her friend timothy o'leery and singer katy perry posting this video of her trying to ride a segway despite the desert wind. >> strange images all this week. >> they just call it monday. also in "the skinny," erykah badu.
this song "on and on" probably one of her most well-known. big fan. but she's also famous for her unique sense of style, which kendis did, you saw hires hand. >> i was on a flight from l.a. to dallas and ran into this interesting coat as i was getting off the flight. take a look. if you look close up, it says, 'you're the type to ask celebs for selfies." of course, i am. i'm like hey, would you mind taking a selfie? so she grabbed my phone. after the fact she clipped a couple of selfies of her own on the phone and then we took a couple other photos there together. that's great. >> love that piercing. >> i have to wonder if she wears the coat as a deinterpret so people will not ask her or as an invitation. >> she was very kind about it. like yeah, sure. she goes, this is truthful here. she says yeah, you can take a picture with me. hold on. but you can't use my phone. >> wait for it. all right. >> we'll be back.
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a reporter from our austin station has the story. >> reporter: it's the toy car that captured the world's attention. >> this is shocking. >> a junior at texas tech is using a pink barbie jeep to get to campus. earlier this week, pictures of her driving the toy car were posted online and the story spread like wildfire on social media. >> hey. >> and the fact that i'm worldwide literally getting messages from people in argentina, in spain, in columbia is overwhelming. >> reporter: thousands of new twitter and instagram followers flooding her inbox. >> first day after the news articles, i didn't leave my apartment. >> reporter: with the attention has come some negativity. back in march she was arrested and charged with a dwi after she refused to take a breathalyzer. online commenters have accused her of making light of a serious situation. >> i would never mock that because so many people have lost their lives to drunk drivers. that's so disrespectful to them if i were to mock that.
>> her dad took away her car which has been sold to pay attorney's fees and her case is still pending. despite some negative comments, she's received mostly positive feedback. all the attention has made her route a little rough to navigate. but at home, it will have a new companion. her roommate just bought a "frozen" toy jeep. >> to be a college student. don't miss our updates at facebook at wnnfans.com. >> i'm not sure if it's just being a college kid. interesting. coming up, more news from abc. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. s this abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning -- severe weather overnight. a powerful system moving through the heartland. several inches of rain falling in just a few hours. cars floods. disrupting labor day plans. thank you this morning, the the dentist who kyilled cease t lion. what he's saying about keeping a low profile and his return to work this week. blind sided. two football players with a seemingly deliberate hit on a referee. and hygiene expirmt. the scientist who hasn't take an shower for a very long time. he's now telling his secret to staying clean.