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market. >> it's ugly when they start burning trees. now to the outrage over the minnesota dentist who killed a lion. he's broken his silence more than two months after killing cecil. >> as dr. walter palmer goes back to work today, he insists he did nothing wrong. ears abc's david wright. >> we rececil. >> reporter: for the first time since the protesters shut it down, this minnesota dental clinic is expected to can back open for business. dr. walter palmer is now breaking his silence for the first time since his controversial hunt speaking to reporters from the minneapolis star tribune and the "associated press" who described him as tense. >> bright white smile. we never saw that smile during the interview. it was very business like. he told them if i had known this lion had a name and was important to the country or a study, obviously i wouldn't have taken it. he insists the hunt didn't break any laws and disputed early
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reports that said he wounded cecil, then talked him another 40 hours. he told reporters the interval was much shorter. he hasn't been seen in public for months. his home vandalized his family receiving death threats. i've been out of the public eye. that doesn't mean i'm in hiding he said. >> he mentioned he's been concerned about the safety of his family. he said his wife and daughter in particular. >> reporter: the question now, will his patients come back. >> and one side he is an excellent dentist. phenomenal, very high quality. on the other hand, i don't agree with some of the this innings that ethically he's done. >> reporter: palmer says he's heart broken for his staff whose lives have now been disrupted. david wright, abc news, new york. a lot of protesters expected back there again today. that will be quite a scene. >> so heart breaking because the conservation monitoring the situation said that he was attacked and then 40 hours left
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there and finally makes it out. it's a heartbreaking situation. >> horrifying for any animal. coming up, we're going on location to the emerald city. living life as tom hanks and meg ryan did. >> sleepless in seattle" and its real life landmarks. you're watching "world news
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>> oklahoma city? no? >> no. good movie sequence sleeplesses in seattle" introduced a whole generation to the emerald city. >> let's turn a vacation be to seattle into movie magic. here's abc's jesse palmer. >> hello. >> hello. >> reporter:? norah ephron's classic rom come sleepless in in seattle, meg ryan's escharacter annie reed at the present times fate. >> dear sleepless. >> reporter: travel together pacific northwest to see if she and sam baldwin are mfeo. >> mfeo. >> made for each other. >> reporter: the film brought to life by its seattle backdrop. to help you spend the day vacationing in the movie on your way to the emerald city, we're could youing down the top five
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most memorable filming locations. the athenian inn at the market. >> so how is my butt. >> where tom and rob reiner dine. >> when is the last time you were out there. >> jimmy carter, 197. >> reporter: the market, one of seattle's top destinations for fresh seafood. >> this is our signature item called the athenian seafood bow. a mixture of scallops, calamari, collapse and mussels. >> reporter: at number 4 arki beach featured in one of the film's unforgettable boating scenes. ♪ together with a wink and a smile ♪ >> people go to the alki beach. you can make a day event of that. play some volleyball. >> reporter: at number three, the space needle. this skyline defining landmark gets more than 1 million visitors a year. >> there's a lot of things to do
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at the needle. you can have lunch or dinner there. the garden of glass. >> reporter: number two, lake union. >> jonah? >> the site of tom hanks' iconic houseboat. >> if you're a water lover and want to see sailboats you have the best views. it's worth getting down here and taking a cruise. >> reporter: at finally at number one, visit the dahlia lounge for a meal fit for hollywood royalty into do you have kids? >> no. >> do you want mine. >> it is the quintessentialal seattle restaurant. the triple coconut cream pie is the best seller. >> reporter: five locations for meet ready moments, it's nice to meet you. >> reporter: on the seattle set of your very own real life love story. thank you very much. jesse palmer. >> i can't believe since 1993 or 1990s, and people are still going to those locations. >> it's a fantastic movie. it makes me think maybe this
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weekend might need to revisit that one. >> very cool. all right. more coming up. matt's gotten used to the funk in his man-cave.
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fix stomach trouble fast with pepto. ♪ >> and janet jackson is back. nice. >> and finally this half hour, the incredible discovery that has everyone rethinking the prehistoric site in great britain known as stonehenging >> scientists found the gigantic rock formation might just be a passageway to a larger and older venue. some call it stonehenge on steroids. the bbc's victoria gil reports. >> its original purpose still a mystery, stonehenge is one of britain's most famous sites to visit. less than two miles away, the landscape has been hiding
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something that could have been more impressive. this is a super heng because this great bank and ditch behind me surrounds an area five times the size of stonehenge. and it's here beneath my feet that arc options found at least an 100 standing stone that would have loomed over it 4 1/2 thousand years ago. systematically scanning can account area with ground penetrating radar researchers have been able to pick up signals reflected from stone about a meter beneath the earth. many of them would have stood up to four meters in height making this a great ancient an arena. >> at least 30 to 40 are still there. they've been pushed over and the massive bank been placed on top of them. so for the best part of 4 1/2 thousand years she's these have just been hidden lost to archaeology and history. >> reporter: the team is still
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surveying and continues to find stone around the enclosure. they're building up a picture of a site with far more monoligaments that ever stood at stonehenge. although its purpose remains obscure, experts believe the stones to be part of a ceremonial site. as archaeologies bring new hi-tech tools to the ancient place, it's still revealing its secrets. victoria gill, bbc news. >> you've been to stonehenge. >> it's beautiful. it really is. incredible as you see the light pass through. i think it's really an old back in the day wives every time their husbands forgot something or didn't do what was on the list, the wall got bigger and bigger. >> that was their to do list. >> that's my unscientific. >> not aliens, just husbands in trouble. >> that's the news for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now," political showdown for the democrats. >> vice president joe biden says he's not running but he's looking more and more like a candidate. the democrats challenging hillary clinton, facing tough campaign questions. back to work. the minnesota dentist how kept a low profile after killing a beloved lion in africa. his first public comments as he faces protesters at his clinic today. tennis superstar serena and venus williams competing just hours from now at the u.s. open. all eyes on these fiercely competitive sisters. later, the yoga master making a name for herself on social media by proving that you don't are to be ultrathin to enjoy this form of exercise. it is tuesday, september 8th. from abc news, this is
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"world news now." >> good morning to you. so you're into the yoga thing or bill lat tees? >> i love pilates. and you? >> tried bikram once and survived it. that's all i can say. i won't do it again. >> so good to see, kendis. you've been everywhere. you're covering fires. you're international. every time we look up and we've aired a lot of your reports on our broadcast. >> basically can't keep a home is what it is. >> you've done great work. >> great to be with you guys on this day after labor day. >> lots of presidential news. labor day is the first kickoff to politics. there's a lot of momentum for vice president bide. >> and biden was greeted of course, with chants of run, joe, run as he marched in pittsburg's annual labor day parade. here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: is this a man in
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the running? joe biden sprinted along a labor day parade route in pennsylvania today, zig-zagging from babies to senior citizens. shaking hands, taking selfies. >> hey, guys. >> reporter: what a difference a holiday weekend makes. the vice president joking when a supporter urged him to enter the race. >> you've got to talk to my wife about that. i've got to talk to my wife about that. >> reporter: but just last week, this. a heartbroken biden, unsure whether it's too soon following the death of his son beau, in may, from brain cancer. >> can my family undertake what is an arduous commitment that we'd be proud to undertake in normal circumstances? but the honesty to god answer is i don't know. >> reporter: a decision perhaps made easier by hillary clinton's serious slide in the polls in two critical states. in new hampshire, clinton losing her standing as a front-runner. now trailing bernie sanders by nine points. clinton feeling the burn in iowa, too.
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her lead slipping there. now down to just 11 points after trouncing sanders earlier this summer. on the campaign trail, clinton sticking so closely to her message, she's losing her voice. >> i believe i've got the vision, the policies, the skill, the tenacity and the determination to get us back on the right track! >> it's not just those poll numbers dogging her. e-mails are back in the headlines again today. clinton saying she does not need to apologize for having that private e-mail account and home server and told the "associated press" "what i did was allowed." cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> mike huckabee is expected to join a prayer rally today in kentucky for clerk kim davis who is in the middle of a dispute over same-sex marriage. davis has been in jail since last week for refusings a judge's order to grant marriage
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licenses to gay couples. her lawyers file id an emergency motion with a federal court hoping it would result in her freedom. hundreds of protesters spent part of their labor day demonstrating against donald trump. they were fed up with what they called his racist and hate-filled messages toward mexican immigrants. trump is scheduled to make a campaign stop in dallas last week. president obama ordered more sick leave. the president spent the holiday with labor groups in boston. his executive order will require federal krot contractored to provide up to seven days of paid sick leave. er year and called on congress to expand sick leave and family leave in the future. pope francis set to reveal reforms to the an fullment process intending to streamline procedures criticized as lengthy, costly and unfair. divorced catholic who marry
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outside the church are forbidden from receiving church communion. >> the flow of refugee across europe is show nothing signs of letting up. chance lors angela merkel says germany expects to take in 800,000 asylum seekers at the cost of 10 [$]million. the hungarian officers fired pepper spray after they broke through police lines and began marching towards budapest and swept on the pavement as darkness fell. >> i have to wake up because i was very cold. we couldn't take the cold. for us, we're young. we can handle it. as you can see, there's a lot of children and a lot of old people, some people are sick. they can't handle this cold. >> as germany called on european nations to share the responsibility, france and the uk announced plans to take in mo are than 20,000 refugees each. a federal judge in mexico
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started proceedings against four officials accused of aidings the escape of drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman. two of those charged are members of the mexican intelligence service. they worked at the prison. two others were prison employees in the control room. el chapo has not been sign since his escape in july. italy's top court says amanda knox should never have been convicted. it blast the prosecution pore presenting a severely flawed case with no proof that the american or her boyfriend were at the scene of the crime. knox and the italian served nearly four years in prison for the murder of knox's roommate. their convictions were thrown out in march. a grand jury in western new york state will hear testimony today in the sexual assault investigation of chicago blackhawks star patrick kaine. kaine is accused of raping a woman at his home in early august. today the grand jury will hear from a friend of the victim and
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possibly the victim herself. prosecutors must be confident in their case they say because they're taking it to i to a grand jury. . >> the dentist who killed cecil the lion heads back to work this morning. we're hearing from dr. walter palmer about the incident for the very first time. elizabeth hur with the details. >> reporter: breaking his silence and insifting he was not in hiding, dr. palmer says he's been with his family and friends for the past two months keeping a low profile for their safety after someone vandalized his florida vacation home and his family received death threats. in an interview with the minneapolis star-tribune and the "associated press," he says this has been especially hard on my wife and daughter adding i don't understand that level of humanity to come after people not involved at all. >> he talked about it with some level of andtation that people close to him had been vilified because they knew dr. palmer, this lion hunter.
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in his first interview since he called zimbabwe's most celebrated lion he told media despite reports cecil was shot and killed, he says he used a bow and arrow and believed the lion hunt was legal. >> he's an intense, individual. he had a locked in look the whole time. he didn't want to get into the core detail of how this lion was killed. >>. >> reporter: an african guide and farmer who sifted him in the hunt have been criminally charged. palmer's been out of work since protesters shut down his minnesota dental practice when the story broke back in july. but he says is he ready to resume his professional life explaining i'm a health professional. i need to get back to my staff and my patients. they want he back. he says his plan is to get back to work stressing he has yet to be charged with a crime. elizabeth hur, abc news, new
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york. >> thank you. and a blue whale in need of help may be off the over the of mexico. the mammal was last seen trailing several hundred feet of fishing line. marine animal rescue experts are worried the stress and strain could weaken the whale leaving it to die. they are the largest animals on earth and most are found off the west coast. tonight in the u.s. open's women's quarterfinals it's a sister showdown when venus and serene nab williams go to head to head. the 27th time they've faced off against each other in a tournament. serena trying to win all four grand slam titles in the same season. her big sister can end that dream on the court tonight. >> she's playing great. i barely had time to get ready for my match today because she played so fast. >> serena has beaten her big sister 17 times. each winning twice at the u.s.
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open twice. so far this season, it appears that venus has better numbers than serena. that could be a good showdown. >> so much is emotional. it's your sister. serena has said -- one of them said she's my sister. i know all had her flaws and vulnerabilities. you know so much more on your opponent. it can't be easy. i would be crying if i went up against my sibling. that's not something i can promise you either. they are so strong and fierce. i can't wait watch this one tomorrow. >> it will be fun to watch. it was a much, much less competitive event yesterday along the arkansas river, the great raft race. >> more than 100 hope made rafts took to the water. the eight-mile right to tulsa, oklahoma, took some of the boats around five hours to fwsh. >> looks like some of them floated off here. this was the first time that the raft race was held since 1991.
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after that it was canceled because of lack participation. it's back now and seems like it was a lot of fun. but some of these looks like they put them together at the last minute. what is that? a bug? ing. >> interesting boats there. >> coming up "the mix," can the tradition of auctioning off cattle with a much more modern beat. >> the social media sensation who wants to prove you don't have to be you the tra thin to stretch out and enjoy yoga. >> the outcry over the attack on a high school football referee. the investigation and who is cracking down on who is responsible. >> check out abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." supersize your lashes. advertise your eyes! supersize your lashes. hypnotize the guys! covergirl's super sizer mascara with the amazing lash styler brush. it loads on. combs through. for dramatic volume. corner to corner.
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you see a fireball bright enough to be seen in daylight streaked over downtown bangkok. it was also seen in other parts of thailand. no reports of missing or crashed aircraft or meteorites hitting earth. chances are it was apparently space chunk burning up and it hits the atmosphere. astronomers say a sizable piece of after american observation satellite did just that about the same time. you don't buy it. >> i don't buy it. it's big foot. >> in the sky? >> yeah, exactly. a manifestation of it. a pair of texas high school football players find themselves
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hit which an major penalty suspended this morning. >> the two could face criminal charges are police are now investigating. brandi hitt has the details. >> reporter: this texas referee hit not once but twice. first you see a john jay high school defensive back take him down. then a second player dives into him. >> they deliberately did it. >> reporter: last friday night's game still the talk on espn into nobody condones it. this is something everyone has never seen. >> reporter: the hit came shortly after two teammates were ejected from the game against marble falls high school. the players involved are now suspended from the team and school. and according to the austinen football officials association, the referee is wanting to press charges. >> there are 23 7/8 around the country that have decided to create laws that make it a criminal action to assault a referee.
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texas is one of those states. >> reporter: in 2011, a florida youth football ref filed a lawsuit after being tackedaled on the field by players and fans unhappy with the call. he settled this case for more than a quarter million dollars. in texas, the independent school district investigating this incident tells us the video is extremely disturbing. not the good behavior we teach students and it will not tolerate this kind you have behavior. as for the executive secretary of the austin football officials association, he hopes the two students who hit the ref never play football again. kendis and reena? >> brandi, thank you. coming up in our next half hour, a family's belongings put up for sale by a squatter who set up a virtual shop when they were out of town, selling their valuables online. the home owners get iing a huge shock coming home. >> plus, sized yoga. meet the young woman inspiring
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others to pose with the best of them. breaking the mold of the yoga master. you're watching "world news now." "w
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a north carolina yoga expert is causing quite a sensation on social media by breaking down stereotypes of what it means to be fit. >> this is pretty remarkable. she describes herself as a fat fem sharing photos online with her devoted following. it's changing the face of yoga. abc's mara schiavocampo has her story. >> stretch out through your left arm. >> reporter: it's an exercise of the body and soul. >> you reach your fingertips up toward the ceiling. >> reporter: now a social media guru is hoping to shatter the stereotype that practicing yoga is only for the thin. she admits she was initially put off my yoga because she was too
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focused on weight loss. >> my first experience i was 16 years old. my aunt was really, really into bikram yoga at the time. it was a horrible experience. i was obsessed with losing weight. i was uncomfort comfortable with my body. years later she gave it a second chance, a decision she credit is with saving her life. at the time, she was battling depression and yoep ga gave her something to hold on to. >> it was something that challenged me. when i started practicing yoga, all of the poses were progressively more difficult and it was something genuinely exciting. that kind of excitement translated to other parts of my life. >> reporter: now yoga enthusi t enthusiasts flock to her instagram to check out her advanced yoga poses and get inspired. >> it took me not caring about losing weight at all to finally lose weight. >> reporter: the self-proclaimed
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fat fem believes anyone can practice yoga regardless of size. she says she's determined to shatter that stick thin yoga image for good. >> think about how powerful you are and everything that you've accomplished just in living your day to day life. what would you feel so bad about your body when you're so strong. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo abc news, new york. that's impressive. >> it is impressive. it's a great concept. in just being secure about your body type. i always thought that yoga helped you lose weight. no? >> yes. no, she's lost so much weight. she looks incredible. you see her before and after. she's a great case study. she said she suffered from depression which i have no medical experience on this but i have felt sometimes working out helps regulate my mood and i think it can make such a difference. that's why you and i always practice yoga. >> is that our happy baby pose?
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use together for 2 times stronger enamel. crest 3d white. and now it's time for "the mix." you've spent time out in the midwest reporting. there's a lot that happens in the midwest that i feel like we don't get enough of. apparently there's a world livestock auction near championship where auctioneers auction off livestock get together to find out who has the best chants. take a listen. [ auction chanting ] sold your way. 65. >> that's not the best rap song. >> like a remix. >> we should give calvin harris a call it does sound like him. apparently it was first healld
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1963. >> he's got nothing on this guy. he's pretty good. >> we've all been like the victims of bad or corny dad jokes over the years. the thing is, it's always you get to hear the dad jokes and you never get to the impact and what really it does for the kids who are on the receiving end of it. nickelodeon in australia showed us the other side of dad jokes. >> i walked into the kimg yesterday and said to my dad hey, i'm hungry. my dad said hi hungry. i'm dad. >> can you make me a sandwich. >> what did dad say. >> abbra ca dab ra, are you a sandwich. >> that's awesome. >> they featured interviews with many kids or survivors of cheesy dad jokes. and you can see these kids did a great job of showing the true impact of all those awful jokes.
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>> i want to see the whole thing. pretty funny. and you know babies teach sign language. sometimes mandarin in some cases. we're starting kids early so much so the scientists are trying to teach baby computer science. the language. take a look. this is actually a man named eric who started computer science for babies. it's just for kids months old. it goes through trying to teach them and or not. the heart of computer programming. they're starting to learns 1s and 0s even before they're 1 years old. >> pretty amaze. apparently the book is a soft cloth. comes with teething and crinkly tier which is key at this stage of life. babies really responds well to that. >> absolutely. this last little bit, a guy designed a plane while dunk. we'll show it to you later. >> that sure looks interesting. we'll be back.
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this morning on "world news now," challenging hillary clinton. joe biden looking more like a presidential candidate while clinton faces tough questions while campaigning. and how a little known democrat bernie sanders is turning up the heat. humanitarian crisis. dramatic pictures along one european border as thousands of refugees push their way into better lives. new detas this morning about the cost. and new this half hour, free marijuana. >> that's the claim from a medical marijuana provider who does business out of a cart. his legal loophole and the catch. and later in the "skinny," the show stopping move by harry styles of one direction. the performer's lesson to a young fan about grammar and an unexpected teachable moment on this tuesday, september 8th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> harry styles and the boys teaching grammar. >> are you a big one d fan? >> sadly, i've been to their concert. >> favorite song? >> of course, that's what makes you beautiful. steal my girl. >> one d. >> sadly, i got tickets to a one d concert. >> the things we learn on the overnight about kendis. >> it is an embarrassing time. i have photos on my instagram. check it out. >> very interesting. we're going to kick it off with a quiz what you know about joe biden and maybe bernie sanders. >> a lot of people trying to find out more about these folks. the vice president looking very much like a candidate as he marched in the pittsburgh labor day parade. here's abc's kenneth moton. >> reporter: hillary clinton laboring for votes in iowa. >> i believe i've got the vision, the policies, the skill, the tenacity, and the determination to get us back on the right track. >> reporter: new poll numbers have her percentage dropping in
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that state and in new hampshire where bernie sanders is now leading by nine points. in the nbc/marist poll, vice president joe biden is at 16% in new hampshire, 20% in iowa, biden was on the ground in pittsburgh at a labor day parade getting that all too familiar question from the crowd. are you going to run? >> i'm going to run part of this parade. >> reporter: in a speech to the politically important united steelworkers the vp jokingly said the media will compare his pro labor union remarks to something bernie sanders will say. >> the press will say populist biden said today or they'll probably say competing with bernie sanders who is doing a lel hell of a job by the way with bernie sanders. >> reporter: gop candidates were also busy monday. over the weekend several in new hampshire where donald trump has a 16-point lead. trump who is seven points ahead in iowa spent the holiday off the campaign trail. in a hypothetical general election match-up with clinton, for the first time that new
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nbc/maris poll has trump beating clinton by five points in iowa. if you can't beat him, invite him. donald trump has accepted an invite from ted cruz to speak at a tea party protest against the iran nuclear deal tomorrow on capitol hill. kendis and reena? >> thank you. >> republican presidential candidate mike huckabee is expected to join a prayer rally for the jailed county clerk in the middle of the same-sex marriage fight. her attorneys say davis' spirits remain high. she was brought to tears when she heard so many people outside the jail and around the country were praying for her. she was jailed for defying a judge's order to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. >> an emotional farewell for a beloved police lieutenant shot and killed in chicago. hundreds of police officers from across the country came to pay final respects to joe gliniewicz. the 52-year-old father of four about to retire after more than 30 years on the force. and thousands of mourners lined
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the streets to watch the mile long funeral procession. the search continues for three men suspected in that shooting. a grand jury in western new york state will hear testimony today in the sexual assault investigation of chicago blackhawks star patrick kaine accused of raping a woman at his hope in are i august. today a grand jury will hear from a friend of the victim and possibly the victim herself. legal experts say prosecutors must be confident in their case since they are taking it to a grand jury. so that ups the stakes even higher. >> there's now complete vindication for amanda knox. italy's top criminal court says it threw out her conviction earlier this year because there was inefficient evidence. beyond that, the court says the prosecutors case had stunning weakness. the american student and her boyfriend served nearly four years for the murder of her roommate. european leaders are still debating how to deal with the
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growing humanitarian crisis as refugees stream in by the thousands. the german leader now saying the influx will cost the country $10 billion next year. not everyone is welcoming the refugees with open arms. with more, here's abc's molly hunter. >> reporter: it's a dangerous fight to safety at every step of the way. we meet 21-year-old nabil on a train from the austrian border to vienna. >> how did you get to here? >> it's a long story. >> i'm listening. >> i can't say it, seriously. because we faced a lot of things. >> reporter: nabil is headed for hamburg, germany, where he has family just two train rides to go. >> what was the hardest part? >> when we were on the boat from turkey to greece, it was the hardest moment ever in my whoa life. because we were about to die. >> reporter: after greece came macedonia, easy he says, then
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serbia and hungary. >> were you in a camp? you can't even describe. >> reporter: we arrived at a celebration. a hint what the awaits hip in germany. over the weekend, 18,000 refugees crossed into germany to jubilation, cheers and welcome signs. [ speaking foreign language ] >> reporter: germany expects to take 800,000 refugees by the end of the year, a rate chancellor merkel says her country can't sustain. french president hollande said france also accept 24,000. if all goes according to plan, nabil will step off the train platform in germany and into his new life. molly hunter, austria. >> growing crisisover seas. >> in the meantime, pope francis expected to flounce major changes to the marriage annulment process for catholics. the new rules aimed at streamlining procedures criticized as lengthy, costly and unfair. divorced catholics who remarry
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outside the church are forbidden from receiving communion. a church annulment could take years and cost thousands. >> back here in the states, president obama ordered more paid sick leave. his executive order will require federal contractors to provide up to seven days of paid sick leave per year. while visiting labor groups in boston, the president called on congress toes expand sick leave and family leave in the private sector. to southern new jersey where crews are battling a forest fire. there's no danger to homes. residents say they can smell the smoke. the fire quickly burned 100 acres. firefighters are requesting an air tanker and helicopter to battle the flames. conditions in new jersey have been extremely dry over the past few weeks due to lack of rainfall. >> from our health headlines now, a new use for your smartphone alleviating motion sickness from british researchers. they sent amounts of electricity to users' scal companies through
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a headphone jack and gave them motion sickness in a special chair in a lab. the remedy seems to work. about three out of ten people suffer severe motion sickness. the treatment should be available within five to ten years. good luck in the meantime. we might have expected this one. a new study shows an alarming number of teens using ecigarettes to smoke pot. the study wuss done among high schoolers in connecticut. 6% of them admit to using the devices to smoke marijuana. that's 27 times the rate found in adults. the vaping technology effectively masked the drug smell making detection more difficult. and a guy in oregon says he's using a legal loophole to giveaway free marijuana. there is the owner, smoke buddy, a mobile pot shop operating in several portland, oregon neighborhoods. larry says he educates people about the benefits of organic marijuana. then he sells them a container and there's pot inside and that's free.
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>> there are a lot of you know, neighbors that are thinking medical dispensaries and things like that but that's not the case. what we do is giveaway the weed for free once again, i can't repeat that enough. we sell containers. >> sell containers. tell that to mom. >> a good way around it. >> or the portland police. because the portland police say if they receive a complaint about the cart, they would take action. they add it's not something they are actively enforcing. recreational pot use became legal in oregon on july 1st. >> sounds like an idea he came up with while high. so there's something of a growing mystery going on right now in a lake in louisiana. it's all about an animal called pinky. >> pinky a rare pink dolphin first caught on camera eight years ago. is that color corrected? beautiful. >> wow, look at that. >> a local fisherman was lucky enough to see her swimming with her mom. >> that same fisherman says
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pinky has been spotted again several times recently and that she's been mating. the mystery is whether she could be pregnant and will there be more pink dolphins to be seen soon? >> first up, how do we know pinky is a she? just because she's pink? somebody checking that. >> we'll have to get to our scientists on that. i'm curious who the daddy is of pinky's new dolphins and whether or not they'll come out. pink. >> that is a good one. what color would they come out. >> a maury episode in the making. coming up in "the skinny," the comedienne went online to say fat shaming does not exist. was it satire and is anyone laugh. >> and the superstar tennis sister of pro tennis are just hours away from a u.s. open showdown. what they're saying about today's competition. >> and a shock for a homeowner who discovered a squatter moved in and starting selling off everything in sight. the clue left behind. but first. today's forecast map.
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him down. >> uh-huh. now to a bizarre crime out of washington state. a suspected squatter is on the run from police after allegedly moving into one family's home while they were away. >> accused of selling off their possessions online. abc's neal karlinksky with the strange story. >> reporter: coming home to a stranger in your house is terrifying, but when ed saurs came to check on the house he'd just moved out of and was planning to sell, he found a man inside who was just as surprised as he was. >> and he said, "i'm here for the microwave." i said, "well, no, you're not. this is my house and i'm not selling anything." so i walked around the corner and i saw that my appliances were gone. >> reporter: he says a stranger didn't just rob him. he broke in and set up a virtual store, methodically selling his belongings online. the microwave, washer, dryer -- even the refrigerator and tools, all up for sale on the internet. >> the washer and dryer used to be there. >> reporter: saurs says police are looking for this man, captured running out the back on a neighbor's surveillance camera, who he says was
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squatting in his house and ripping him off piece by piece. we've seen cases coast to coast of squatters moving into empty homes, even mansions, to live in. but never to set up a web store of stolen loot. >> the money is not the issue. it's the violation, the fact that somebody would come in and have a yard sale right out of my front door. >> reporter: police are warning homeowners to keep an eye on their property, even after they move out. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> i could not imagine this. >> it's an insane story. we've had many of these stories that we've talked about where you have airbnb people who just stay in a house forever. this takes it to a new step where they decide to start is heing off the items. this wasn't an airbnb thing but squatter starts selling their stuff. >> apparently the squatter can make an argument, there's an adverse possession statute if they continuously and exclusively possess the property
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for seven years, they can squat there. this guy was not there for seven years. it also depends on the state. >> an interesting law, as well. >> coming up, the comedienne claiming sensorship after she claiming censorship after she was thrown off youtube into and one direction to the old guys or one d teaches their fans about grammer. "the skinny" is next. >> i can't believe you're such a one d man. >> one d.
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skinny, so skinny ♪ >> in "the skinny" this morning, the internet video star claiming she was kicked off youtube for fat shaming. >> we're talking about nicole arbour is a comedienne known for her rant on youtube. one seemed to go a little bit too far. in it the subject of her scorn, people who are overweight titled "dear fat people." here's a look. >> fat shaming is not a thing. fat people made that up. that's the race card with no race. yeah but i couldn't fit into a store. that's discrimination. no, that means you're too fat and you should stop eating. >> arbour said she intended to be funny when she made the video but it sparked a major backlash online with her opponents pointing to fat shaming as a real thing. >> he she claims youtube took down the video. she called her video satire.
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it's unclear if the video was taken down by youtube or arbour herself in a bid for attention. >> the video has been seen by tens of millions of people online. we're turning now to. >> your favorite. >> it's not my favorite. one direction. the popular boy band known for their close relationship with their young fans but torchbearers of proper grammer. >> yeah. you can add that on your list at a recent concert, harry styles pointed out a fan's sign in the crowd and called for it to be brought up on stage to write on it. >> it turns out he corrected it with the grammatically challenged fan sharing it here on twitter. changing the commonly misused second person possessive your to the con d traction of you are as in hi, harry, you are so nice. >> harry is very nice. next up actor jon hamm is now officially single. he has split from his long-time
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girlfriend jennifer westfeld. >> they never married. they were together for 18 years. they said in a joint statement they will "continue to be supportive of each other in every possible way moving forward." that might be a good idea for hamm now that "madmen" ended its run. westfeldt is an actor and writer and director and the three films she's produced included roles for hamm. we'll see if her next project includes johnny in the credits. >> justin bieber has other musical talents besides his vocals. the superstar is known to hit the skins, as well. >> he's been seen in those calvin klein ads playing the drums. this gig is probably not a high paying gig. that's the biebs pounding out percussion at the venue. that's the name of a bar in angola, indiana. >> one of the members of the band he played with said justin was one of the first ones in the bar. 21 years old and coming to happy
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the court. so who has upper hand? here's abc's linzie janis. >> reporter: top seed serena williams smashing her way into the u.s. open quarterfinals. the 33-year-old now one step closer to becoming the first tennis player since 1988 to win what's known as a calendar grand sclam slam. taking all four major tournaments in one year. but standing between her and glory, older sister venus. >> she's playing great. i barely had time to get ready for my match today because she played so fast. >> the 35-year-old venus making a comeback chasing her first major title in seven years. but struggling to emerge from her little sister's shadow. >> what has it been like to live the most public of sporting sibling rivalries in the history of sports? >> awesome. it's been awesome. >> reporter: and serena's feeling the pressure. >> she's a player that knows how
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to win and knows how to beat me and knows my weaknesses better than anyone. >> it will be the 27th time the sisters have faced off against each other. serena beating venus 15 times most recently on her way to the wimbledon title in july. serena is favored to win. but don't count venus out just yet. the two have played each other four times here at the u.s. open with each winning twice. whichever way it goes, there's one thing for sure. >> a williams will be in the semis. that's good. >> reporter: linsey janice, abc news at the u.s. open in new york. >> going to be good. we should say take a look at how serena spent last night. big sis sipping and apparently spilling tea with kim kardashian. >> must have been kim doing the spilling. >> look at serena's perfect form with her pinky in the air. she's ready. her backhand is also looking pretty good there. >> always good form. don't miss our updates on facebook wnnfans.com. >> more news on ab c
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making news in america this morning, refugee crisis. thousands of people pouring across european borders fleeing the violence in the middle east. the biggest humanitarian crisis in 70 years. now at a tipping point. overnight the obama administration weighing in. breaking overnight, evacuations ordered. a wildfire sparked months ago, still burning out of control this morning. and now threatening more homes. well rescue. trapped 25 feet down a young boy and his dog rescued overnight. game day gold. forget the fancy gloves this football player is all the talk because of an accessory. well, good morning. we begin with a mass

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