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breathe right all right. it's movie time. and although it's the season of oscar bait, don't expect to see these twos films at any award shows. >> first up, "the last witch hunter," a supernatural action movie peeb starring vin diesel and elijah wood. diesel places a centuries old immortal being whose job is to hunt witches. a powerful witch queen who he defeats hundreds of years ago is resurrected hell bent on destroying humanity but needs the help of a young priest.
>> get down! >> the critics taking it down, they are in agreement. this is no fast and furious was wendy ide of screen international equipping like its star the last witch hunter is big, overblown and frequently incomprehensible and tom huddleson of time-out says simply what an ugly idiotic mess this is. >> that is rough. rough. >> that's raw honesty. that's what they think. >> next up, "rock the kaz ba." starring legendary bill murray. he plays a washed up rock manager who is dumped by his last client while on a uso tour in afghanistan, he looks to revibe his career after he discovers a taker with a golden voice and a dream to become the first demail in an afghanistan gan television show. bruce willis, kate hudson show
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this morning on "world news now," marathon grilling. >> hillary clinton's benghazi hearing on capitol hill. lasting 11 hours. heated moments between republicans and democrats. plus, how it might affect clinton's run for the white house. the daring mission to rescue hostages taken by isis. the first american soldier is killed in the fight against the islamic state. details just ahead on the intense rush to stop an imminent mass execution. and disturbing new details in the case of the toddler left looked up in a daycare facility. firefighters breaking down the doors to find a baby girl. how could this have happened? >> and fright fest. a roundup of the best movie tosses get you in the halloween spirit from the latest to the classics, rotten tomatoes is here with the best on demand options if you dare.
it's freaky friday, october 23rd. project abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. on this friday, i'm phillip mena. >> i'm reena ninan. unbelievable, 11 hours after it began, the benghazi hearing finally wrapped up late last night. >> a confident hillary clinton answering questions for much of that time and at other times, watching as the committee members squabbled among themselves. abc's kenneth moton watched it unfold on capitol hill. >> an intense and dramatic day on capitol hill. >> and here's basically what happened to their requests. they were torn up. >> well, that's just not true. >> reporter: she held her ground against account house select complete investigating the terrorist attack on a u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi. republicans questioned clinton for hours about what was done before, during and after the attack that killed four americans including u.s.
ambassador chris stevens. >> madame secretary, are i understand there already people frankly in both party who have suggested that this investigation is about you. let me assure you it is not. >> i've lost more sleep than all of you put together. i have been racking my brain been what more could have been done. >> republicans were also focused on clinton's advisor and friend sidney blumenthal whose e-mails reached clinton but ambassador stevens' security requests did not. >> i can only tell you that i know a number of requests were fulfilled. and some were not. >> that republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton's presidential campaign. >> reporter: late thursday night, clinton walked out of the day long grilling as she gross from the hot seat back to the campaign trail. >> thank you all very much. >> what's next for this house committee? it will write a final report on the attacks sometime over the
next year and before the presidential election. reena and phillip. >> thank you so much. also on capitol hill, wisconsin congressman paul ryan has officially entered the race for speaker of the house. the former vice presidential nominee will face elections in next week in a closed door house gop meeting on wednesday and on the house floor on thursday. given the support he's gotten so far, his election is likely. >> in iraq the first american casualty to report in the fight against isis. it happened during a raid that saved the lives of dozens of captives. that raid took place not far from the isis strong hold of mosul. a u.s. air strike cleared the area to prevent isis reinforcements american and kurdish special forces troops expected to find just 20 hostages but were stunned to come across 70 during an intensifier fight. as many as 20 isis fighters were killed and that american we mentioned was wounded and later died. and these stunning images
are from the suburbs of damascus, syria shot from a drone and shown the massive scale of the destruction in rebel-held areas done from years of battle against syrian government forces. fighting has been going on since 2013. the area shown is just a few miles from syrian president bashar assad's palace. a shocking report has revealed at least two secret service officers were found an leap on the job one at the white house. homelandened security investigators say it's not entirely their fault blaming fatigue from travel and long working hours. they warn unless things change, overworked agents pose a significant security risk. president obama vetoed a sweeping $600 billion defense policy bill heating up the battle with republicans over federal spending. the president agrees with pouring more money into defense programs but insists domestic spending must go up at the same time. in a rare oval office ceremony, the president accused republicans of resorting to gimmicks and blocking changes
needed to address modern security threats. >> we have repeatedly put forward a series of reforms and eliminating programs that the pentagon does not want. congress keeps on stepping them back in. >> the president also objects to a provision making it harder to shut down the prison in guantanamo bay, one of his top priorities. house republicans are vowing to override the veto but if they can't get enough votes, they'll have to revise the bill or try to settle the large budget dispute. the suspect in the shooting of an albuquerque police officer is facing federal charges because he was a felon carrying a gun. devon lie man was found a few hours after of the shooting still wearing a handcuff on one wrist following an altercation with the officer. the officer facing more surgery is in critical but stable condition. and we're learning new details about the new mexico man charged with shooting a 4-year-old girl to death in a case of road rage. as ryan owens reports, this is not his first brush with the
law. >> do you have any questions about anything i've said? >> no, sir. >> reporter: those are the only two words uttered by the accused killer of 4-year-old lilly garcia, but the judge had plenty to say to tony torrez. >> this is possibly one of the most wanton and atrocious acts as alleged, i think, in the history of this city. >> reporter: in court, prosecutors detailed torrez's violent criminal history, which includes another arrest for road rage. court documents show he pulled a gun on a driver in 2006. that case was dismissed. >> the daughter is not conscious. >> reporter: the criminal complaint details how prosecutors believe the accused murderer cut off the family's pickup truck. lilly's father then threw up his hands and called him a name. a chase ensued with torrez allegedly firing four shots. >> first time that you met her, she would grab your heart. she's going to be missed by a lot of people. >> reporter: police say torrez has confessed, and they appear to have plenty of evidence, including the gun used to kill lilly. they say they found it at his home.
ryan owens, abc news, albuquerque, new mexico. >> gnc is being sued accused of selling supplements made with illegal ingredients. oregon claims the chain knowingly sold supplements spiked with two synthetic drugs. gnc said the claims were without merit adding it no longer else is products with those ingredients. gnc shares dropped 21% before closing down 14%. health experts in the uk are calling for a sugar tax and issued a new report concluding sugary food and drinks should be taxed up to 20%. to tackle addiction to sugar. david cameron is against the tax saying there are better ways to deal with childhood obesity. he may be open to advertising restrictions. >> the second of this year's nfl games in london is sunday and the bills face the jaguars. >> last night it was the seahawks and 49ers. this one was all seattle. marshawn lynch opened the
scoring with a one-yard plunge in the first quarter. >> i'm just here so i don't get find. >> with the score 10-0, russell wilson connecting with tyler lockette for a 43-yard touch down. pretty much over from there. seattle won it 20-3. it was the fourth straight win against their division rivals. but yeah, marshawn lynch everybody's favorite. >> beast mode apparently. 122 yards despite vomiting on sideline. >> did you really? i missed that. >> is that right, jack? back me up here. >> that's what you read. we were too busy preparing into too much skittles finally caught up to him. >> those rainbow flavors what things they do to you on the sidelines. >> he's the only one that could vopt on the sidelines and it's still cool. the only guy. that's mar shawn. week 7, football is back. >> football is back. we love our football. >> coming up -- >> looked like they were
returning to normal. >> seattle returning to normal. >> oh, there you go. they're going to make a run for super bowl again? >> very eb last night. >> back to back super bowls. they have a losing record right now. >> maybe they'll go to britain. coming up, the shocking discovery that he an father made after arriving at a daycare facility. his toddler left locked inside au by herself. what police think may have actually happened. >> and later. >> i'm senior editor of tomatoes. it's scary movie season. we have four good movie options if you love a little fear. yeah, halloween is on the list but can you think of three more? you're watching "world news now." we do? i took the trash out. "halloween is on the list but can you think of three more? you're watching "world news now." " is on the list but can you think of three more? you're watching "world news now." n. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference.
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getting a first look at a student at a high school in durham, north carolina, being tased by officers. the student had been asked to leave the school after being suspended but he refused after he struck an officer in the head, a taser was used to take him down. the local sheriff called it an appropriate level of force for a volatile situation. the student is fine. we're hearing more details this morning about that daycare center in chicago under investigation for reportedly locking up for the day and
leaving a 1-year-old girl behind. >> absolutely horrifying. the little girl's father was frantic, called police who had to force their way inside. linzie janis has the story. >> reporter: firefighters breaking down the door of this chicago day care, desperately trying to reach a baby girl locked inside. her frantic father recording it all. >> journee? >> it was pitch black and, like, the police had the flashlight down and the only thing i could see was my baby crawling on the floor. [ crying ] >> reporter: 1-year-old journee's dad reportedly arriving 15 minutes before their official closing, finding the doors locked. >> my heart dropped. i was just glad that she was okay. >> reporter: the center now being investigated by authorities. we've seen it before. earlier this year, this houston father smashing a window at his son's day care. the 10-month-old left inside on his own. that center calling it a terrible accident.
little journee's mom saying the daycare workers told her they mistook her child for a doll. the facility hasn't returned our calls for comment. ing. >> it's so upsetting for little kids. she's is 1-year-old. when they're left alone it's terrifying to be left alone in the dark but the fact she was there without anyone makes you rethink schools and daycares that if this could happen to her, what else could happen across the country. >> i'm sure it was even more terrifying for the parents at that age. maybe 3 or 4, maybe the kid would figure it out at that point. 1 years owed, you're so vulnerable. i can't imagine being the parent. this is not the end. this is not the end of this. i'm sure there will be -- we'll be hearing more. >> take a look at your facilitieser from. coming up in our next half hour, what you may not have known about distracted driving.
♪ there's definitely a nip in the air and the leaves are turning and that, of course, means one thing. it's prime season for checking out our favorite scary movies but in addition to the obvious halloween clacks there are quite a few new movies out there that should be making your personal play lists. joining us now is rotten tomatoes senior ed door grae drake.
thank you for being here with us. >> thank you. >> i'm a big fan of scary movies. >> so am i. i love any excuse to leap into people's laps. >> you don't need a nice little picker upper. >> get in there. >> we'll do that first. >> so on the website, we have 75 of the best reviewed horror movies ever. right? and i was really surprised at what ended up being 75th. >> okay. >> as in the scariest or -- >> as in like the bottom of our list and it just tells you how fantastic all of the films actually are because if this is our last one, then it's a solid list. >> where do you want to start. >> the movie "the conjuring." >> i've seen this movie. >> that just came out with patrick wilson based on a true story. it is not for the faint of heart or anyone buying real estate. within the next time period because this family moves into a
house and it's super haunted. >> it's based on a true story. >> a lot like amityville horror except different family, different house. same paranormal researchers. >> okay. >> that helped out this poor family. it's really scary film. >> what else? >> there's a lot of clangs on list, too. you can't like have a conversation about scary movies without talking about "halloween," "carrie" "the shining." hose e those are in the 40s and fits on the list. >> what are the ones you would say have been missed by many folks in more recent years perhaps? >> one of the best scary movies that i've ever seen is the bobad oo ok. this single mom and her son has behavioral problems. that's a true to life setup. and her is really terrified of the bogeyman.
a book mysteriously slows up at their house. >> boom. >> you think oh great, a book. literacy, this is wonderful. your child's going to read and be really smart. no, don't read the book. don't read it. it's so scary. >> that one baba dook. what else. >> "it follows" is another new film that came out recently starring mike ca monroe. an interesting new actress and it's spectacular. >> i'm curious about it follows. the reviews on rotten tomatoes were great. i downloaded it and watched the first few minutes. it was kind of gory and i was out. is that a theme? >> you're done. it doesn't get any better from there. just leave it. and what was really centering is the number one best reviewed horror movie according to critics. >> i could only imagine. >> go back in time. it's an old one. >> was it in black and white. >> psycho." >> good guess. >> but wrong. >> it's not. it's the cabinet of dr. cally
garry. >> of course, that one. who doesn't have that one. what the heck is that? >> so it's a german film from 1920. and it is one of the scariest movies that you'll ever see because it's about a hypnotist who convinces a guy that essentially has a form of sleep walking as a disorder to murder people for him. >> interesting. >> it's one of the most important films stylistically that led a german movement called expressionism. it's beautiful to look at. it'scallying and it will give you nightmares from 1920. >> is it a talkie? >> no. >> they're all scary words. >> i can imagine. thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> now we're scared. >> wear terrified. i'm going to jump in your lap. >> but you might like it. thanks grae. senior editor of rodden tomatoes and co-host of the fall movie
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this morning on "world news now," shouting match on the hill. republicans and democrats in congress battle it out over benghazi and politics as hillary clinton stays calm. the 11-hour hearing by the numbers just ahead. >> washed out. happening now, the flash flooding threat in north texas as the region braces for up to ten inches of rain. homes washed away and storms even threatening the current quest for the world series. and new this half hour, also in texas, cops on the lookout. >> for a group of four escapees. the emus, yes emus still on the loose overnight. and we're getting a sneak peek at john travolta's big comeback to the small screen. can you guess who he's portraying in the upcoming fx series ""american crime story""
in the it's friday, october 23rd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now". >> good morning. >> we have emus and john travolta to get to. hillary clinton is back on the campaign trail this morning after an 11-hour day before the benghazi committee. >> and clinton the chairman of the committee shaking hands there. when it was all over after 9:00 p.m. eastern. talk about marathon hearing. before that hours of very aggressive questioning and tense moments. can abc's jonathan carl reports from capitol hill. >> hillary clinton was all smiles as she came before the committee that she's accuses of being on a partisan witch hunt with huge crowds lining the hallways outside from the start the republican chairman was defensive. >> madame secretary, i understand. >> there are people frankly in
both party who have suggested that this investigation is about you. let me assure you it is not and let me assure you why it is not. this investigation is about four people who were killed representing our country on foreign soil. >> and the top democrat on the attack. >> republicans are squandering millions of taxpayer dollars on this abusive effort to derail secretary clinton's presidential campaign. >> republicans released a never seen before e-mail mrs. clinton wrote on the very night of that deadly attack at benghazi. it was addressed to diane reynolds, the name she used for e-mail sent to her daughter chelsea. two of our officers were killed in benghazi by an al qaeda linked group. that's quite different than what the obama administration said in the days after the attack that killed four americans including and bass door chris stevens that it was a spontaneous protest over an anti-islamic video that grew violent. >> you tell the american people one thing, you tell your family
an entirely different story. why didn't you just speak plain to the american people? >> well, congressman, there was a lot of conflicting information that we were trying to make sense of. the situation was very fluid. it was fast-moving. > republicans also demanding to know why the state department had denied several request requests for more security in the months before the attack. >> can you not for why that is, why we have increasing requests and yet no increase in security? >> well, congressman, i can only tell you that i know a number of requests were fulfilled. and some were not. >> mrs. clinton took responsibility for what happened as she has in the past. >> i would imagine i've thought more about what happened than all of you put together. i've lost more sleep than all of you put together. i have been racking my brain about what more could have been done. >> republicans came with printouts of clinton's e-mails related to lynnia and asked why there were so few in the months before the attack implying that
she was not paying attention. >> libya, benghazi, chris stevens, the staff there, they seem to fall off your radar in 2012 and the situation is getting much worse. >> well, congresswoman, i did not conduct most of the business that i did on behalf of our country on e-mail. i conducted it in meetings. i read massive amounts of memos, great deal of classified information. i made a lot of secure phone calls. i was in and out of the white house all the time. >> and again and again, republicans pressed her about her e-mails from her old friend sidney blumenthal. >> help us understand how sidney blumenthal had that kind of access to you, madame secretary, but the ambassador did not. >> that line of questioning made democrats furious as the two sides started fighting with each other. >> the whole truth and nothing but the whole truth. that's what we want to have. let the world see it. >> why is it that you only want mr. blumenthal's transcript released. >> they went at it.
hngt just looked on. if republicans were hoping to draw blood with this hearing, they cannot really succeed. in the face of questioning, hillary clinton was calm, sober and substantive and when republicans tried to engage her in political fights, she didn't take the bait. jonathan carl, abc news, capitol hill. hillary clinton did get three breaks during the hearings, each one about an hour long. so that means she spent more than eight hours before the panel. the word e-mail was mentioned near 300 times and the committee has interviewed 54 witnesses with more to come. so far the committee's investigation has cost taxpayers just under $5 million. a major political boost for republican presidential rsh candidate ben carson. one poll shows that he's a fronts runner iowa. the latest quinnipiac poll shows carson with 28% of the iowa vote, that's eight points ahead of donald trump. marco rubio 13% it, ted cruz 13% was trump slipping to second.
>> one of the longest and most sophisticated drug smuggling tunnels has been discovered between the u.s. and mexico. authorities seized 12 tons after marijuana and arrested nearly two dozen people. 2400 foot tunnel connected warehouses in san diego ante wanna. it was lit, ventilated and equipped with a rail system. the arrests were the result of simultaneous sting operations in both countries. in iraq, the first american casualty to report in the fight against isis. it happened during a raid that saved the lives of dozens of captives. that took place not far from the isis strong hold of mosul. u.s. air strikes cleared the air to prevent isis reinforcements. american and kurdish special forces troops expected to find just 20 hostages but they were stunned. they came across 70. as many as 20 isis fighters were killed. american we mentioned was wounded and unfortunately did later die. we have breaking in us from nashville where one person has
been killed in a shooting on the campus of tennessee state university. two others are hospitalized from the incident. metro nashville police say that that shooting happened around 11:00 p.m. last night from an apparent dispute over a dice game in an outdoor courtyard. we'll bring you more details as soon as we get them. >> outrage is growing this morning over the latest police shooting that left a young black man dead. cory jones' family said prosecutors in palm beach county florida, told him the undercover officer never showed his badge and jones never fired his gun which i was licensed to carry. the 31-year-old musician was shot three times by officer nouman raja after his car broke down on a highway ramp. >> he called his big brother, cj. his brother offered to come and get him. he said no, i really need my car because i have to perform in church with the choir the next morning. >> police say officer raja stopped to investigate what he
believed was an aabandoned car and confronted by an armed man. he's now on paid leave. flash flood warnings are in effect for north texas overnight as the region is hit with the first rain in weeks. this was the scene at an rv park in the town of rankin. several travel trailers and rvs floating away and travel delays were reported at love field in dallas. the morning's commute expected to be a major challenge. and those rains do not look to be letting up anytime soon. >> for a look at the forecast including a major hurricane in the pacific, let's head over to accuweather, justin povick. good morning to you. >> thanks. good morning to you. heavy rainfall and dangerous flash flooding. unfortunately, that returns to much of texas throughout the day into the overnight and also for the upcoming weekend. i'm very concerned from dallas to abilene. some spots here through the weekend could experience six to even 12 inches of rain. then we have dangerous hurricane patricia bending to the north.
likely to strike the western portion of mexico later on this afternoon. phillip and reena, back to you. >> thank you, justin. presidential candidate and new jersey governor chris christie is facing a lawsuit stemming from last year's ebola outbreak. a nurse is seeking a quarter million dollars in damages. kaci hickox was quash teens after having contact with ebola patients in africa. she said she was illegally held in a tent against her will even though she had no symptoms. she said he was driven by fear and politics, not public health concerns. ten sex abuse victims of jared fogle are getting checks of $100,000 each. fogel pleaded guilty to child abuse and sex crime charges and due to be sentenced next month. prosecutors say it's rare that restitution is paid before the sentence is handed out. he faces a minimum of five years in prison. in the swiss alps, a camera captured the amazing moment when
a giant chunk of rock broke off the side of a mountain and thundered downhill. the sight site had been under observation for some time after instruments recorded significant erosion. as a precaution the village at the foot of the mountain was evacuated ahead of time and thankfully, nobody was injured. well, back here at home, a breaking news situation near austin, texas. ladies and gentlemen, there's a gang of emus on the loose. >> yep, the four of them they escaped their enclosure. they were seen walking down the street in round rock their names emmitt. >> as in emmitt smith. >> exactly. there you go. >> and the others as in hughey, dewey and louis. >> oh. as in hughey and the news. >> there you go. you're on fire this morning. >> i had my coffee. it's friday. >> we should say the names of the nephews of donald duck, hugh i, dewey and louis.
they're considered highly dangerous and residents have been told to avoid them, not to feed them. efforts to get them back to their fenced in backyard will resume this morning. again, folks, possibly armed and dangerous. do not feed them. lock your doors. >> hughey, dewey and louis are not hughey and the news. >> donald duck had nephews. >> i'm right in the middle of both. >> you clearly didn't watch duck tails. i'm going to get you a little episode on youtube. >> i clearly need it. coming up next, distracted driving. > what we're finding out about those hands free devices. a new study says they're not as safe as we've been told. >> coming up in "the skinny," john travolta how we've never seen him before. his big tv comeback role next year. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather. brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. urance.
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distracted driving has long been a growing danger on the roads. so for years, we've been told to use those hands free mobile devices behind the wheel. >> a new study is providing more evidence that hands free is not exactly risk free. abc's clayton sandell las more. >> near chicago, investigators say the driver of this car that ended up crushed under a big rig killing a passenger may have been texting. distracted driving is one of the biggest dangers on the road. but a new aaa study says those hands free systems that are supposed to make us safer -- >> calling dell read. >> can themselves be highly distracting. > oh, my gosh, i guess that is a stop sign. >> aaa tested about a dozen hands free systems.
chevys rated a mild distraction. siri on the iphone rated high. the mazda 6 very high. chevy and mazda did not return our calls. apple declined to comment. most surprising, the study found distractions don't stop when you hang up. >> aaa found hands free technologies can keep distracting you up to half a minute longer, enough time to drive three football fields going only 25 miles an hour. >> hands free isn't risk free and using your voice to try to interact with the systems can lead to levels of distraction that are unsafe. >> researchers say keep your eyes on the road and for that 27 seconds your brain, too. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> you've got to put the cell phone inside the glove compartment to drive these days. >> it sure is really, really distracting and dangerous. >> when we come back, john travolta's big television comeback. >> and justin bieber putting sorry to a song. "the skinny" up ne
travolta. he's playing an attorney, robert shapiro. he sits down with cuba gooding as o.j. simpson in the latest teaser for "american crime story." >> anytime that i take on a new criminal case, i always ask the client a question. now, i won't be judgmental. so -- >> wow. of course, they cut away just before he asked gooding, simpson, the big question whether he killed his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ronald goldman and robert kardashian going to be played by david schwimmer. >> wow. riveting. as you can see, travolta, he just nails it as shapiro. "american crime story," the people versus o.j. simpson will be premiere in february on fx. up next, justin bieber certainly full of surprises these days. >> the singer just dropped a video for his single "sorry" off of his upcoming album "purpose." a day earlier than he promised.
he based the lyrics seems to be all about her, of course. always about her. selena gomez. he's begging for a second chance in one of the verses. ♪ one more shot at forgiveness >> interestingly enough, we never actually see bieber himself in the video. his new album "purpose" will drop in full on november 13th. >> this is like justin timberlake and britney spears all over again. that whole saga from the last generation. >> who else has a new good music video out? gwen stefani, people are saying also about her ex. >> got to check that one out. another major singer making headlines this morning. >> following up on a story we brought you earlier this week. today adell is expected to release the first single for her upcoming album "25." we heard a tiny snippet of that single on british television
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whoa, it was quite a week for political theater both on the campaign trail and, of course, on capitol hill. >> and we all enjoyed a trip back to the future. and here now is our weekly "friday rewind." >> i cannot and i will not give up my family time. i may not be on the road as often as previous speakers but i pledge to try and make up for it with more time communicating our vision, our message. >> it may very well be that that process by the time we get through it, closes the window on mounting a realistic campaign for president. i've concluded it has closed. >> i'm not blaming george bush but i don't want jeb bush to say my brother kept us safe.
>> does anybody actually blame my brother for the attacks on 9/11? if they do they're totally marginalizing our society. >> i would imagine i've thought more about what happened than all of you put together. i've lost more sleep than all of you put together. have i been racking my brain about what more could have been done. >> any attack against a house of faith is an attack on our freedom as americans which we all hold dear. and all americans should be >> concerned. >> i cannot imagine being the father of little lilly and to have your child in your hands under such circumstances. >> four police officers murdered in 11 months. that's about as bad as it gets. >> the lady who got hit was talking about it. she was going, he hit me in my head and choked me, and she was really emotional. >> smile. >> what is this? >> this is -- i'm taking a selfie with you guys. this is how we document
important life events now. >> those stories about what happened. >> it's true. all of it. >> oh, what a week for "star war wars". you know, some people find the title of the force awakens a little flas blasphemous because some people in line are saying the force never sleeps. how can you say it awakens? >> they've got to find something. >> it's wakening the franchise after all these years. there's going to be two more movies after this one. how do i put my name in for a walk-on role for "star wars"? >> there's still two more to be done? >> do you have j.j. abrams e-mail on your computer? >> we can check it out. december 18th. that's when we can check it out. >> more news coming up. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, marathon hearing. hillary clinton defending her role over the benghazi attacks. >> i've lost more sleep than all of you put together. >> clinton getting emotional, the panel bickering back and forth. we're live in washington with the details. extreme weather. severe flooding in the south picking up a mobile home, moving it downstream. where it's all heading today plus the massive hurricane on the move being called potentially catastrophic. close call. a couple in a coffee shop running for safety when they see a bus coming right at them. and caught on camera. on the lam, a wild goose chase with a bunch of emus.