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men. three men were arrested. among the charges, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. >> and the first thing police asked them, why the long face? why the long face? >> yeah. a new study finds 20% of american adults are avoiding the dentist. it's not just because of the pain. >> cost is a major factor attributed to skipping visits but there are some simple steps that can save su thousands of dollars. abc's t.j. holmes has more. >> reporter: 48-year-old kimberly williams of cedar falls, iowa, needs dental work. >> it's like a dull, constant ache. >> reporter: an extraction, two crowns and a root canal. she has dental insurance, but it doesn't cover everything. the estimate? $4,500 out of pocket. enter health savings expert jason szczuka. he says, shop around. >> what you pay out of pocket can vary hundreds to thousands of dollars at each dentist. >> reporter: using websites like fairhealth.org and his site, brighter.com, he found several
highly-rated dentists that would treat kimberly for just $2,000 in copays, a savings of 2,500 bucks. and an even bigger dental discount route to consider -- >> i'll be your student today. >> reporter: dental students. under the close supervision of some of the most experienced dentists in the state, universities offer cutting edge care at up to 50% off the cost of most dental practices. screening and prep work can cost about $100, but for kimberly, after her insurance, out of pocket, those four procedures came to $1,640, saving her almost 3,000 bucks. and that's something to smile about. t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. beautiful. >> pricey stuff. i definitely understand. people avoiding it. >> yeah. . >> but we love going to the debbists's office as you can see by those big smiles. >> i would visit every three days if that's what my dental assistant looked like. >> coming up, throwback thursday
>> okay, this is going to be fun on this throwback thursday. and it's also that time of year when boys of summer step up their game. the major league baseball playoffs. >> so in honor of the high stakes games, we are using musicing to throw it back to the last time this year's playoff teams won the big one. the world series. so we're taking a look at which popular songs were number one at the time starting with this obvious sports anthem. ♪ never mind i'll find someone like you ♪ >> don't you feel motivated to win by that song? >> this is what the fans in st. louis were chanting in 2011 when they became world series champions. >> something for the losers, people crying somewhere. >> the houston astros have never won a championship but 2005 was their one and only world series appearance. here's what was number one.
♪ ♪ now i ain't saying she's a gold digger, she ain't messing with no broke broke ♪ >> kanye west's gold digger. >> the radio edit, or course. >> not that version. jamie foxx sings. >> next another 12 years was this jama ryia carrie's dream lover. love this one from 1993. >> the hit the okay tabs. ♪ always send me away >> that is the year of the blue jays won the world series that year. all right. and five years before, mariah and the blue jays the l.a. dodgers won. it's been 1988. ub 40 was actually in existence and red red wine was the top of the charts. ♪ all i can do >> two years before that, the amazing mets won with a little help from a fielding error by the red sox.
>> bill buckner. >> cyndi lauper hit number one with "true colors." >> ♪ ♪ so don't be afraid to let them show your true colors ♪ >> i feel you mets fans. it's been that long. ain't going to happen this year. and the year before that, kansas city royals won with the great george brett. number one was whitney houston's "saving all my love for you." >> are you trying to sing? ♪ so i'm saving all my love for you ♪ >> yes, but finally, that got me teared up. we'll throw it back to 1908. of course, you know that year. the last time the cubs won it all. >> painful to say it. but 107 years ago, of course, there were no billboard charts. >> there were no cars. >> but it was the year that "take me out to the ball game" was written. >> this is our tribute to the cubs. this is the year. this is the marty mcfly year.
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officers, one tv show had a lot to do with their choice of career. >> adam 12 went off the air four decades ago, but its co-star recently passed away. so los angeles police were inspired to pay tribute in a special way. kabc's rob hayes has the story. >> reporter: lapd memorial services sadly are not rare events but what is rare is when the department mourns the death of an officer who was never an officer. >> 4,000 block. >> actor martin milner became a household name playing officer pete malloy. the show "adam 12." >> 1 adam 12. >> miller died last month at the
age of 3. hundreds packed the auditorium at lapd headquarters to remember him. >> the real adam 12 got its name here. >> countless actors have portrayed lapd officers but few have received this kind of treatment from the department which considers milner a major influence on the force today. >> that is the image that drew us all to this place. >> lapd chief charlie beck is referring to pete malloy's persona, the clean cut compassion natser? during the tush lent timed it aired. milner beck says not only drew better people into policing but changed how many lapd officers approached their work. >> pete malloy was a professional, a great moral compass that always did the right thing in the show and in many ways a generation of police officers the way that they think about their job was formed by adam 12. >> his partner kent mccord sharing a story about the show's
influence how in the late '60s two officers is approached he and milner during the shoot. >> they said you guys are really making it tough on us. i said, really? why? and they said because we've got to live up to your image. >> it's an image they're highlighting in the lobby of its headquarters and a dispatch farewell to a make believe officer whose impact was all too real. >> one adam 12, martin milner is in the watch. >> rob hayes reporting for abc news. and so many of the speakers said that they loved the show and the show made such a difference because it was so accurate with how it portrayed police life. they used the right codes. the equipment was the same. >> oh, what? >> totally -- tried to arrest you. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> important message
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this morning on "world news now," the coast guard's difficult decision. >> the heart break for families of 33 crew members aboard a cargo ship that disappeared during hurricane joaquin. the big development overnight. explosive take-down moving in on armed smugglers ready to send nuclear weapons to isis. the frightening questions about terrorism after this dramatic fbi sting. hanging on for dear life. the construction worker dangling from a bridge waiting for help. his ordeal caught on camera. and later, football food suitable for a tailgate party only served at home from barbecue in a cup to game day beverages with a special kick. we've got some real winners. it's thursday, october 8th. from abc news, this is
"world news now." and good morning on this thursday. i'm marci gonzales in for reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. we do thank you for joining us here on this thursday. we're going to start on a serious note and really what was a difficult decision by the coast guard calling off the search for the crew on board a cargo ship that sank off the bahamas in the middle of hurricane joaquin. >> the families of the 28 americans and five polish crew members are mou coming to terms with the loss. investigators are vowing to do everything they can to find out what went wrong. more now from abc's brandi hitt. >> after an exhaustive nearly week long search for survivors, the coast guard suspended efforts to find the missing el pharoah crew at sunset. >> it's the worst ending we could have ever imagined. >> reporter: ntsb investigates are say they're now looking at investigations between the captain and the american ship's owner tote maritime. while also searching for the voyage data recorder, it's black box.
the ship's last known position was here near the bahamas crooked island right in the path of joaquin. >> there was a topside hatch that was open that allowed some water in. if they were listing 15 degrees and without propulsion. >> debris and this empty battered lifeboat have been recovered along with a body found inside a survival suit similar to this. >> our support for those families' loves ones will never stop. >> reporter: investigators want to know if the 418-year-old ship suffered any mechanical problems. it was scheduled to be retired and retrofitted. now likely at the bottom of the ocean. anguished family members are finding some peace envisioning the entire crew together. >> that's their final resting place. if they can't be with this family, then they're with their family. >> reporter: they are still holding out hope for a miracle. ntsb investigators expect they'll be on scene for at least a week trying to figure out not only what happened to the ship but why.
kendis and marci? >> brandi, thank you. divers in south carolina have found the bodies of two people whose truck was swept away in those deadly floods bringing the death toll now to at least 19. at least 13 dams are failing with others threatening to burst. the beaver dam is now stabilized. a thousand residents who live below it have been evacuated earlier yesterday but a dike at the columbia canal has collapsed for a second time where rock dams are being built and one-ton sandbags dropped. rivers will remain at plornlg flood is taken through the weekend. president obama has personally apologized for the deadly u.s. air strike on a hospital in afghanistan. the president's phone call to the head of doctors without boarders came days after the strike killed 22 people at the group's facility in the city of kunduz. he also promised the u.s. will look into making changes to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> the united states when we make a mistake, we're honest about it. we own up to it.
we apologize where necessary as the president did in this case. >> organization. >> despite the apology, doctors without borders is still calling for an independent investigation. there's no apology from russia in a major escalation in syria and apparent close call with a u.s. plane. in an extra necessary display of russian force, warships from the caspian sea fired at targets 900 miles away in syria. president putin says those targets were isis terrorists but the u.s. says not so fast. >> i've said before that we believe russia has the wrong strategy. they continue to hit targets that are not isil. >> put it inhas been targeting opposition forces some of them u.s.-backed who are fighting syrian dictator bashar al assad and it's creating a dangerous situation for u.s. aircraft which have had close encounters.
>> smugglers with links to russia have been caught in a dramatic sting with the help of the fbi accused of trying to sell nuclear materials to isis that could be used to make a dirty bomb. and the take-down was all caught on video. here's abc's brian ross. >> reporter: officials say the dramatic new video of this police raid represents the nightmare scenario for the united states. criminal gangs with access to nuclear material from russia, like the men arrested here, prepared to sell isis these packets of uranium and radioactive cesium to build a dirty bomb targeting america. >> it's very difficult to be confident that we're stopping every one of these types of smuggling operations. >> reporter: the two raids being made public took place with the help of the fbi. over the last ten months in the eastern european country of moldova. the amount of radioactive material sold was small, and of very low quality, and the actual buyers were not isis, but undercover agents. but the moldovan cases
underscore the fact that russia's nuclear stockpiles are extremely vulnerable to theft and diversion. >> it's undeniable evidence of a failure in nuclear security, material that was supposed to be under authorized control was found outside of it. >> reporter: and adding to the concern is the fact that since the first of the year, russia has effectively stopped all cooperation with the u.s. to track down and stop the so-called loose nukes. u.s. officials say isis seems much more frommed this chemical weapons than a dirty bomb. but officials fear with all its cash and evil intentions it won't be lock before the nuclear smugglers come knocking on the isis door. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> now to presidential politics starting with hillary clinton who is breaking away from president obama on the issue of trade. clinton says she now opposed the so-called transpacific partnership a u.s. trade deal with pacific rim nations. she helped lay the groundwork for the deal as president obama's secretary of state.
clinton says the agreement could lead to a loss of american jobs. on the republican side, dr. ben carson is getting some support for his controversial comments following the deadly attack at that the community college in oregon. carson suggested the victims should have attacked the gunman in order to stop him. that's what army veteran republican chris mintz did. he's recovering from being shot seven times. carson says minutes did "exactly what should be done." that support we mentioned comes from donald trump who says carson has been treated unfairly since making his initial comments. volkswagen's top american executive heads to capitol hill today to discuss his company's emission scandal with members of a house committee. michael horn is expected to tell lawmakers that while it straightens out its problems, volkswagen won't sell diesel vehicles in the u.s. for its upcoming model year. horn will also say he first heard about the emissions niche the spring of last year and he was an sured by engineers that
it would be fixed. >> speaking of cars, here's a unique one that can be driven but you probably don't want to take it out in the rain. >> not a good idea. check this out. this is a replica of a lexious is made of cardboard. it was created for a design show over in england. 1700 pieces of cardboard were used to make it. they are held together with glue. >> wow. all of those pieces sit on a frame. it's powered by an electric motor. some of the finer details include cup holders, air vents, and they are the same size as a real lexus. >> yeah. but there isn't a cigarette lighter. i wouldn't assume you can -- >> let's hope not. >> that you can light up in there. >> 1700 pieces were all laser cut. they used a digital 3-d model of the real lexus to make this exact replica. >> it took three months to make it. let's hope the prices are .1 of what the lexus would still cost
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a dramatic rescue caught on camera in houston after a worker was left dangling from a bridge for nearly an hour. the worker was repairing the bridge yesterday afternoon when he slipped from a catwalk. luckily though, he was wearing a harness and firefighters were able to pull him to safety through a manhole. he has already been released from the hospital. >> yeah, that would have been my last day on the job. >> absolutely. >> and firings in philadelphia are still on the scene of this intense three-alarm warehouse fire. it raged for an hour last night. completely engulfing the building as you can see. no word on how all of this started. we can tell you no one was injured as a result. turning to a courtroom in florida, a judge appearing to berate a victim of domestic violence. >> she initially failed to testify against her alleged
abuser but when she tried to explain herself, that's when the judge really gave a tough response. here's abc's linsey davis. >> you disobeyed a court order. >> reporter: this florida judge is on the hot seat tonight, accused of revictimizing a victim of domestic abuse. >> i'm just -- my anxiety is like -- and this is every day for me. >> you think you're going to have anxiety now? you haven't even seen anxiety. >> reporter: tense exchanges during this contempt of court hearing in july from a woman who failed to show up to testify against her husband who had a prior domestic battery conviction. >> i'm, like, homeless now. i'm living at my parents' house. i'm not in a good place right now. >> reporter: her husband was accused of strangling her at knifepoint while she held their 1-year-old child. he pleaded no contest to simple battery and spent 16 days in jail. she says she told the state she wanted to drop the charges and move on with her life. >> i hereby find you in contempt of court. i sentence you to three days in the county jail.
>> judge, i'll do anything. please. i have a 1-year-old that i'm trying to take care of by myself. i'm begging you, please. >> i've already issued my order. >> reporter: one local advocate for domestic abuse victims said that she approached the judge after the fact and told her it would have been better if she had sentenced her to community service rather than jail time. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> they're afraid of the message this sends. victims will be afraid to come forward not only because of the abuser but treatment like that in the courtroom. >> by the way, an the judge has not commented about any of this. so far, i should tell you there's more. she has never had a complaint filed against her with the state judicial qualifications commission. but that sort of behavior. >> that's a tough one to watch for sure. coming up in our next half hour, cold hard cash found buried in a backyard. the fbi visited an average california neighborhood and dug
up more than half a million dollars in stolen cash. so how in the world did it get there in the first place. >> first, forget the parking lot. do some tailgating in the comfort of your own home. we've got some easy to make bites that are sure to be a fan favorite on game day. and don't forget the cocktails. >> not a chance. "world news now
during football season, you can take the spirit of a tailgate party right into your living room. author tim laird america's chief entertaining officer calls it home gating and it's all about barbecue, beverage, with a kick. good morning. >> good morning, how are you? absolutely. you know, if you can't get out to the game you want to watch it on tv, i call it home gating.
you can have as much fun as being out on the field. >> amazing. >> i want to start with my tailgater cocktail. in a pitcher, 24 ounces of lemonade. to that i've premeasured 12 ounces of jack daniels tennessee whiskey goes in. >> only 12 ounces. >> it's been premeasured. there's 12 ounces of that. i put rosemary spears in there too just to give it a nice little flavor. that goes in. about two ounces of sweet vermouth. lastly, a couple shakes of bitters to give it a nice rounded cocktail taste. what you want to do is just stir that up. pour it over ice. garnish it with a rosemary spear and you're good to go. an alcohol free version, you've got a lot of work to do, instead of jack daniels substitute iced tea. keep the lemonade and rosemary spear and maybe put a teaspoon of honey to give it a little sweet taste. >> it's okay if they poured a lot more jack daniels. >> absolutely. be a responsible tailgater.
have plenty of alcohol free options like yourself. cheers. here's to our game. boom. >> oh, yeah. >> not bad. >> even when the alcohol. >> that is good. that's perfect. >> probably would be betser with jack daniels. >> everything's betser with jack. it is. this is an idea. i call this barbecue in a cup. basically it's self-serve. i start on the lower level. i have baked beans. on top of that, either pulled barbecue or barbecue chicken or pulled pork. top it off with coleslaw so it gives it a nice crunch. everything in one cup. easy serving so your tailgate fans can grab and go. it's awesome. >> barbecue in a cup. >> it's a party in one cup. >> you absolutely. >> barbecue's friend is mac and cheese. i'm going to kick this up. i'm going to kick up the mac and cheese. buffalo mac and cheese. i put in a little bit of hot sauce. that goes in. some bleu cheese.
you can put shredded chicken in here if you want. it's buffalo mac and cheese. that gets all mixed up. then i put it in individual cups again. easy service and on top a little bit of toasted panko crums. >> you guys came up with on your own? >> you got to have buffalo something in there. it's a tailgate party. on to devilled eggs. deviled eggs are back. >> i'm excited about this. i love devilled eggs. >> it's a healthier version. instead of mayonnaise, i put in fat free greek yogurt and a little crabmeat in there and tarragon, a little shallot, a little hot sauce. paprika on the top. >> more heavenly deviled eggs. >> yes, exactly and then finally for dessert, my end zone crunch. and this is super easy. i love this mix. basically in a bowl. you take your favorite cereal. >> this is my rice chex. i started with that. put in pretzels. mini pretzels go in.
put in mixed roasted nuts. then the white chocolate. this is white chocolate chips right there. white white chocolate chips. >> that's good. it's chocolate. go in. and then some raisins, that goes in. and what you do, that's perfect. then what you do at this point, mix this up. hold off on the m & m's. this all goes into a microwave two to three minutes. >> i was wondering how it got that. >> yes. it comes out. put your m & ms on. put it on a sheet in the refrigerator, let it cool down and you're good to go. it's a nice combination with that. >> try that end zone crunch. crunchy good sweetness. what do you think? good stuff. >> good. >> you can freeze it and then bring it out later for future games. cheers. >> thank you. thanks always tim laird. hard to talk with that. check out our facebook page, wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." that is really good stuff. it really needs a kick though.
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you hear of this business idea and you're like why didn't i think of that. this is one of them. there's a guy in new england who is selling dead leaves. started a website. people who live in areas where you don't get the nice fall foliage, you can order three leaves with beautiful fall colors for $19.99. three leaves. he puts them through a process to preserve them so you can hold on to them for years to come. within the first 24 hours he had 75 orders. so he's on to something. this is the same guy who the also started a business selling snow. >> oh, yes. and i about evident that comes in different colors including yellow. >> get a discount for that. >> get a discount for that. we provide that for free here in new york. all right. so this is the saddest football play you will have seen all year. and that's even considering the detroitlines four games in. take a look at this. this is a youth football team here. and they're trying a little sidekick but it goes backwards.
it boomerangs and the team doesn't know what are we going to do. but one guy is like i'm going to go. he runs and he goes. >> and no one is trying to chase him. >> he goes all the way. >> touch down. >> as reena would call it, it's a home run. >> home run. home run. >> well, i know absolutely nothing about sports but that does look pretty bad. >> it does look like a home run. >> it does look like a home run to me. but i will show you a sports story that i relate to. i have a new favorite team. this youth football team. they were supposed to play during halftime for a varsity game, this is in massachusetts. but they do what i do every time my favorite song comes on, stop everything, forget that you're playing. yeah, the nae
this morning on "world news now," breaking away from the obama administration. hillary clinton's latest political maneuver to get attention and votes. her move as joe biden starts in -- stars in a new campaign ad. >> military might. dozens of russian cruise missiles attacking syria. are they hitting isis targets as promised? the international firestorm. and new this half hour, it sounds like something out of a movie drama. >> the discovery of $600,000 in a suburban backyard cash buried in a plastic bin. what led to this jaw-dropping discovery? >> and later in the "skinny," 007 daniel craig announcing a big career decision. if you're a fan of james bond movies, don't miss this. it is thursday, october 8th.
from abc news, this is "world news now." >> and we say hello to you everyone on this thursday. it's friday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm marci gonzales in for reena ninan. so nice to be sitting next to you, my friend. >> good to have you here with us. my fellow road warrior. >> exactly. all over the place. nice to both be in new york at the same time. hanging out in the middle of the night. >> absolutely. you know, it's been fun like watching the presidential race from afar, watching cecilia and tom llamas cover it. >> not sleeping at all. they're doing an awesome job. we are beginning with presidential politics. a change of position from hillary clinton. this one is sure to cause some problems for president obama. >> yeah, he's seeking as much support as possible for a new trade deal between the u.s. and the pacific rim nations but now clinton, who did a lot of work on that deal, no longer supports it. it's your voice, your vote. here's abc's cecilia vega.
>> reporter: hillary clinton opposing one of president obama's top priorities, a political flip-flop on his 12-nation trade pact the transpacific partnership which she once backed as secretary of state. >> we had to have a trade agreement that would create good american jobs, raise wages and advance our national security. what i know about it as of today, i am not in favor of what i have learned about it. >> reporter: it's clinton's fourth major split from her former boss in less than a month. from her opposition to the keystone pipeline to calling for a no-fly zone in syria and saying the administration's deportation strategy no longer works. separating from the white house and the joe biden threat looming. he may not actually be running for president, but joe biden starring in that new campaign ad. >> things can change in a heartbeat. >> reporter: in black and white, talks about that 1972 car crash
that killed his first wife and their daughter, nearly killing his sons, too, shaping his future. >> paid for by a group of supporters hoping to convince the vice president to enter the race. >> i'd be lying if i said that i knew i was there. >> but a new poll shows many voters eager for a biden bid. in these key battleground states, ohio, pennsylvania, and florida clinton now winning more than 50% of the primary vote, far ahead of senator bernie sanders but watch that lead shrink if biden jumps in. >> we are hearing his decision could stretch well into october. of course, that would be past next week's debate. the first filing deadline comes soon on november 6th. if bide is going to decide to run, he needs to decide soon in order to raise that cash to seriously compete. cecilia vega, abc news, cedar rapids, iowa. >> president obama has picked up the phone to personally apologize for last weekend's air
strike on an afghan hospital. the president expressed his condolences to the head of doctors without borders for the 22 people killed in the attack that the military says was a mistake. but the aid group reiterated it's called for an independent investigation into what happened. >> turning now to a major escalation in syria as russia steps up its aerial assault on what it claims are isis targets, but the u.s. says many of those targets are not isis. and it's putting u.s. military aircraft in extreme danger. abc's martha raddatz explains. >> reporter: it was an extraordinary show of russian force. more than 25 cruise missiles fired from 900 miles away into syria. vladimir putin says the target was isis, but there's no evidence the terrorist group was hit. putin has been targeting opposition forces, some of them u.s.-backed, who are fighting syrian dictator assad. the russian aerial assault coincided with a syrian ground
assault aimed at those rebel positions. all creating a dangerous situation for u.s. aircraft, which have had unexpectedly close encounters with russian war planes. a few of which came within miles of a u.s. drone and at least one case where a u.s. war plane changed course because a russian jet was too close. the u.s. is still trying to get russia to talk about coordinating that air space, but until they do, u.s. war planes are trying to stay at least 20 miles away from where the russians are operating. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. and this morning, the search for the crew of the u.s. cargo ship that sank near the bahamas has been called off. the coast guard said it was a painful and difficult decision to stop looking for the 28 americans and five polish citizens lost last week during hurricane joaquin. the ntsb is still searching for the ship's data recorder and president obama has promised to give full support to the
investigation saying the grieving families deserve answers. >> the death toll has risen to at least 19 in the flood disaster in south carolina. days of heavy rain pushed more than a dozen dams to near breaking points with nearly 50 others in the danger zone. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest from columbia, south carolina. >> reporter: with at least 13 dams failing and others threatening to burst in south carolina, it prompted the evacuation of a thousand people near the beaver dam. meanwhile, in the columbia canal, rock dams are being built and one-ton sand bags dropped to stabilize the water levels on the canals breached on monday. >> the plan is to close the breach and the wall between the canal and the congaree river. if we're able to do that, then we'll be in good shape for the long haul. >> reporter: now calls for prayers for residents still reeling after the weekend deluge. so many who already lost so much are now being warned to prepare for more evacuations and flooding.
>> never experienced anything like this. so we're just going through it right now. >> it's smelly and it's wet. >> reporter: with all eyes still on the several rivers at or near flood stage and some 400 roads and bridges already closed, a warning for drivers. >> if that road is closed, it's closed because we're trying to protect you. >> reporter: at there time, authorities say the columbia canal which is just behind me here and the beaver dam are the two areas of immediate concern as they prepare for more flooding in the next 24 hours. marci and kendis, back to you. >> elizabeth, thank you. >> turning now to new concerns in new york over the bacteria that causes legionnaires disease following a deadly outbreak in the bronx. traces of legionella have been discovered in cooling towers at three more schools on long island. that brings the total number of affected school buildings there to ten. most of the towers have already been disinfected and there are no reports of anyone getting sick. and now to a bizarre mix-up
that left a south florida woman with her eye glued shut. catherine gato asked a friend to get her eye drops from her purse when something blew into her eye. her friend grabbed super glue instead and squirted it right into her eye. gattos has been walking around with her eye shut now for a week and she says she can't afford the surgery that she needs. negotiators for both the united auto workers and chrysler have managed to avert a potentially crippling strike at factories across the country. some 40,000 workers were prepared to walk off the job at midnight, but just at last night's deadline, both sides reached a new tentative contract. no details have been released but the uaw has tweeted that it secured significant gains over the last proposals. europe's third largest budget airline norwegian air promising super cheap fare. the airline's ceo says one-way
nonstop flights from the u.s. to europe can cost as little as $69. >> what? >> yes. the fares would be kept low by using new fuel efficient boeing aircraft and flying between smaller regional airports that would save on landing fees which are charged at major airports. look for those fares as soon as 2017. >> you have to pay for like the seat belts and you have to pilot the plane yourself, but other than that, the fare you pay. one of those major airports jfk here in new york is going somewhat organic thanks to jetblue. the airline has started its own farm. >> this is weird. >> yeah. >> it's right there. outside jetblue's terminal. for now it's meant to educate travelers about farming. more than feed them. but jetblue hopes that will change. >> ultimately, it expects to grow more than 1,000 pounds of potatoes every four to six months, and that's along with other plants including mint,
beets an, onions and spinach. kind of -- i thought it was a joke at first but they could use potatoes for potato chips. >> those blue potato chips. interesting. grow some other stuff, as well. coming up in "the skinny," a political battle getting personal between julio iglesias and donald trump. >> also ahead, performance evaluations for married couples. if these progress reports work on the job, can they work in loving relationships? >> and the discovery of $600,000 in cash buried in a bin in a backyard. where did all this money come from? but first, take a look at how warm it is in hotlanta today. that's how it got its name. >> nice. >> "world news now" weather. brought to you by united health care. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80%
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we're getting our first look at a dramatic smash and grab robbery in britain. police in norwich, england, released this video showing men armed with picks, axes and sledgehammers smashing their way into a jewelry store and making off with three watches worth a combined $45,000. the robbery happened back in august. six men have now been handed prison sentences ranging from three to 11 years. let's talk about another crime caper. the fbi found out where a whole lot of cash stolen from an armored truck was hiding. in a backyard. to recover it, investigators certainly had to do some digging around. kabc's rob mcmillan has more. >> reporter: who would have thought in this middle class, nondescript fontana neighborhood, that undercover fbi agents would find more than half a million dollars in cash
just buried in the backyard of this fontana home? certainly not neighbors we spoke with. >> they seemed pretty reserved. i used to see this lady that i always used to say good morning to her. she answered back and it was okay. she was really nice. i'm surprised. no, i don't know that much. i just had my baby. i'm all the time inside. >> reporter: the fbi says the money trail started in los angeles over a year ago. loomis armored truck driver cesar yanez conspired with his partner to steal the money. they were arrested last november. yanez was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison burks the fbi would not say how the money ended up buried in this fontana backyard, nor what led them here. only that it was a tip from an informant. >> after about not even an hour of digging, they discovered that there was a blue tupperware bin and in that bin they found lots of cash in denominations of hundreds and 20s in total
amounting to about $600,000. >> rob mcmillan for abc news. >> apparently some of the money is still missing. they're still looking for $300,000. another random backyard maybe? >> get digging. who would have thought? i mean, obviously, there was a crime involved here, but -- >> what a find. >> gives you a goal to have your dog -- have fido go out there and just dig away. coming up, big news for fans after james bond. daniel craig reveals how he really feels about playing the iconic character. >> and the singer boycotting donald trump's venues and how the donald responded. "the skinny" is next. >> i'm better than you. "world news now" continues
♪ skinny so skinny "skinny" time. and with the latest james bond film, as you know, about to open up in about a month, many have been wondering if daniel craig will continue as 007. >> now we have an answer from craig himself. time-out london asked the actor if he would return for the 25th installment of the franchise. his answer, "i would rather break this glass and slash my wrists." so you're saying maybe. >> i think so. in the interview he doesn't completely rule it out though. he doesn't want to think about it now adding "if i did another bond movie, it would only be for
the money." a little bit of honesty there. >> that's what we all do. the discussion touched upon the controversy over who would succeed him as the next bond. when asked for his opinion, he said, quoting here, look, i don't give an expletive. good luck to them. >> brutal honesty. fantastic. "jackass" steve-o is heading to the clink. he was sentenced yesterday to 30 days in jail for a stunt this past summer where he climbed up a crane in hollywood and set off fireworks to protest seaworld. >> he has a past history of drug abuse. after undergoing rehab he's remained clean and sober in recent years. some of his well-known antics including getting his nose broken by mike tyson and getting a giant tattoo of his own face on his back. he says that part of doing the seaworld stunt was to show people he hasn't lost his edge. >> so he has something to prove.
steve-o also said, "if your goal is to make a statement about captivity, you may, as well get yourself locked up." he'll serve his sentence in the l.a. county jail and once released will have to remain 100 yards away from the hollywood entertainment district. i have a feeling this is not the last we will hear from them. those jackass guys are always up to something. >> he'll get another tattoo somewhere we will tell you about. donald trump has found himself another adversary from the entertainment world. julio iglesias. >> the spanish singer announced that he will no longer perform at any casinos owned by the republican presidential candidate of trump. he said, "he thinks he can fix the world forgetting what immigrants have done for his country. he is a clown and my apologies to clowns." >> iglesias was born in spain. the title of his most recent album is "mexico," the target of many of trump's campaign talking points since he jumped into the race. the donald did respond saying -- >> shocking.
>> he had something to say about this? >> good, i don't like his voice or his performances anymore anyway." >> typical. >> finally, big news surrounding disney's newest princess. >> first a reminder. >> disney is the parent company of abc news. is that you? >> i have to idea. >> really? is that who signs the checks? now that we got that out of the way, let's check out moana. here she is. the daring young woman who sails out of a mission to fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. >> and the young woman voicing moana, auli'i cravalho. the native hawaiian landed the role after first being spotted by a casting agent at a charity singing competition in oahu. she was the last girl seen by the casting director and the movie is expected to hit theaters in november of next year. >> this is a disney movie and who owns this again? >> disney is the parent company of abc news.
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making news in america this morning, flooding danger. a rush to higher ground in the carolinas. evacuations under way. some people packing up for the second time with dozens of dams on the verge of collapsing. breaking overnight, new documents claiming numerous hack attempts on hillary clinton's e-mail server. the countries allegedly involved and clinton backing away from another policy flip-flopping on her former boss. a tanker overturns bursting into flames. the new video just in. and call it a wild, wild card win. the party under way in chicago right now after the cubs' big victory.