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okay. what you're watching is the world record being set for the world's longest domino drop shots. that's what weathhere a shot gl drops the contents and another. the bar in dubai dropped 4,578 glasss of whisky into an emergency drink. it took more than two hours. >> they'll working to restore power in ohio after a hot air balloon crashed into power
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lines. there were two people in the balloon. neither appeared to be injured. here on the ground, police in georgia are looking for a carjacker who sped off in a car with twin one-year-old sisters sleeping in the backseat. >> it happened to a father in atlanta as he stepped away for a minute at a gas station. >> reporter: georgia police are looking for a thief in a carjacker who is seen in a video from that gas station camera stealing are car with two one-year-olds in the car. >> enough for him to get into the car and take off. >> reporter: their father couldn't get his credit card to work at the pump and he ran back to the car when he saw the thief. whoever stole it abandoned the car. the one was in the car and the other in the bushes. this isn't the first time something like this happened.
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>> the lady was like who got in the car. i turn around. he's in the car. >> reporter: in florida another mother is seen on video fighting off two armed men allegedly trying to steal her car with her one-year-old daughter and seven-year-old son inside. >> police say the girls here in atlanta slept through it and were uninjured. the father warns others it only takes second and never leave your car unlocked and running like he did. thank goodness happy ending. >> yeah. experts apparently say carjacking happens more frequently on the weekend. they say be extra vigilant and friday, saturday and sunday. >> getting kids in and out of car seats is a hassle. i'm just going to pop in for a second, what's the worst that can happen? that's it. >> there's your answer. >> yeah. that is the worst. coming up, the inspiring story of one man's story rise
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from poverty to power.
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it's an inspiring story of one man's effort to pave the way for minorities in politics.
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>> the gentleman from ohio is as a book written by lewis stokes who's brother karl stokes was the first black mayor of a major city. >> robin roberts sat down to talk about the legacy. >> reporter: tell us the kind of man he was. >> humble. gracious. warm. funny. aggressive in a way of what was right and what needed to be done, particularly when it came to his constituents and living his life. >> he was considered a champion to the people and of the poor, but he didn't set out to be a politician, did he h. >> no. he did not. he set out to be a lawyer, and that started when he was 12 years old. when he was going to a boy scout meeting, and he was pulled over by police who asked him where
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you going? why are you here? where have you been? he sort of had this dream that he, too, could be a great lawyer. and he would also be able to defend those who had had right or wrong, been accused of something, but that he knew that that was his destiny. >> reporter: and tell people about your uncle, his brother. >> and they're so different. >> reporter: i know. i know. >> my uncle karl was the first african american mayor of a major u.s. city. he was my father's baby brother. >> reporter: how does it feel, the president of the united states, barack obama, before his election, pointed to your father, and your uncle, saying because of them he could become president of the united states. that's high praise. >> he said, i just have to say,
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senator obama, i am 83 years old, and never in my lifetime did i think that i would see a qualified african american to be the president of the united states. >> reporter: how did your father influence you in the decisions you've made and where you are here, a prominent anchor here in new york city? >> he always drummed in all our heads, do what makes you happy. i don't care what you do. just do what makes you happy. i followed the dream to go into journalism and went to howard university. he also got a kick of being able to say that i was no longer my daughter but that he was my father. we had a beautiful relationship. >> what do you want someone picking up the book to get from the story?
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>> this is our american history. this is the story of a little black boy who was born in 1925. he was born to a single mom who was a domestic who would take several trolly cars to leave him and his younger brother to go clean other people's homes who had a grandmother who would take care of him who had a dream to walking from poverty to the halls of congress. to having so many beautiful stories and a family that he loved to the core. he would always end by saying that he was so blessed. >> reporter: it is palpable, your love and pride, and i know it was returned. i know how proud he was of you. >> yeah. thank you. >> reporter: thank you for sharing this. >> thank you so much. thank you. and karl stokes in 1972 also became, her uncle, the first
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black anchor man in new york city. they broke down barriers in many ways. coming up, the man who retired after 50 years as a university librarian. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so if 65 is around the corner, think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. so don't wait. call to request your free decision guide. and gather the information now to help you choose a plan later. these types of plans let you pick any doctor or hospital that takes medicare patients. and there's a range of plans to choose from, depending on you needs and your budget. so if you're turning 65 soon, call now and get started. because the time to think about tomorrow...is today.
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just one softgel delivers mega support. ♪ ♪ >> that was the chain smokers? >> it was. i like this song. >> after the chain smokers, a story about an unassuming university librarian who had a multimillion dollar secret. >> she was on the job for nearly
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50 years and finally retired and died last year. what he left behind will never be forgotten by the school that he loved so much. >> reporter: bob spent nearly half a century cataloging books here at the new hampshire library. >> he would come to work every day in his 2003 honda with over 100,000 miles, and he'd have his breakfast, a coke, and maybe fritos. >> and he had a secret. he saved and invested nearly every dollar he earned, and it paid off big time. >> he ended up with a little over $4 million. >> reporter: he left every cent of it to the university. >> i suspect everybody was shocked. certainly by his lifestyle would not have expected he was able to leave those kind of funds. >> reporter: this janitor from vermont had a similar secret sthchlt. >> never had an idea of it. >> reporter: he played the stock market leaving behind a $6
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million fortune to a hospital and library. as for bob, his legacy is the kind of things you might read about in a novel, and it's etched in stone at the library where he made his fortune and made dreams come true. my uncle did something similar. he drove a 25-year-old car, lived in this apartment that was just appalling. died, had all this money in the bank, and he left it to the camera club. >> the camera club? >> yeah. >> his nephew just looked over? >> i got a little bit, but the camera club got more. i'm not bitter. that's the news this half hour. no more talk of that. >> moving on. follow us on facebook, wnnfans.com.
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this morning on "world news now," the candidates are back on the campaign trail. trump and clinton on the move wasting no time trading attacks. clinton is blaming trump for her cough. we'll have the latest on the race for the white house. and the global gathering of leaders, the g 20 having tense moments. president obama meeting president presidevladimir putin in a chili exchange. after the president of the philippines has a visit revoked after calling president obama a not very nice name. and a pitcher taking a shot to the head. thankfully the doctors have good news for him as he makes his
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skroe recovery. >> a driver jumps out of a car. something else was in the car with her. we'll reveal the monster in the mix on this tuesday, september 6th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm nick watt in for kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we begin with the race for the white house. >> hillary clinton and donald trump are both heading south today after spending labor day in the battle ground state of ohio with their running mates at their side. trump is still struggling to clarify his immigration policy. >> and clinton made it clear she has no plans to go to mexico before the election as trump did. it's your voice your vote. >> reporter: the sprint is onto election day. >> we're going to bring jobs back to ohio. >> reporter: donald trump crisscrossed the state of ohio dropping in on a packed county fair in youngstown surrounded by thousands. also back on the trail in the
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buckeye state in illinois, hillary clinton. clinton sat down in an interview that will air tuesday hitting donald trump for questioning her stamina and saying he choked when he went to mexico causing a diplomatic incident. but it was clinton who was choking to get her words out during a rally in cleveland. >> every time i think about trump, i get allergic. >> reporter: trump's campaign manager said clinton must be allergic to media. clinton who has been criticized for not holding any recent press conferences took questions about trump, her private e-mails, and her health. >> i'm not concerned about the conspiracy theories. there are so many of them i've lost track. trump invited the press onto his plane speaking to reporters for nearly the entire flight. he talked about the upcoming debates? >> i'm preparing like i did for the other debates. i'm preparing -- i enjoyed the debating process. obviously i did well in the
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debates. >> reporter: that first presidential debate is three weeks away. but wednesday trump and clinton will take the stage back to back for a forum focussed on national security, the military, and veterans. abc news, washington. and donald trump is among those raising conservative activist phyllis schalafrle calling her a pay yacht and a symbol of strength. she founded the right wing eagle forum. she died yesterday. she was 92 years old. >> president obama has become the first sitting president to visit the southeast asian country of louse. the president sat down with russian leader, vladimir putin. we have more on the meeting between the two super powers. >> reporter: tense moments on the sidelines of that summit. president obama face to face with russia's vladimir putin. >> the tone of our meetings are
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candid, blunt. business like. >> reporter: a 90 minute meeting tackling everything from cyber security to a syrian cease fire between asaad a u.s. backed rebe, but so far no deal. >> given the gaps of trust that exist, that's a tough negotiation. >> reporter: that meeting on the final day of a summit that kicked off with an awkward scene on the tarmac. chinese officials did not provide the traditional staircase and red carpet reserved for world leaders. instead, president obama had to exit from small stairs at the belly of the plane. mr. obama is now in louse where he was scheduled to meet with the philippine president. now cancelling the meeting after he threatened to curse out president obama in person if he continued to question his state's controversial killing of drug suspects. >> clearly he's a colorful guy. >> reporter: obama will be the first american president to ever
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visit the country of louse, and he'll be stepping up the u.s. commitment to removing tens and thousands of cluster bombs left in the ground after being stopped by the united states during the vietnam war. the u.n. security council is expected to meet today after north korea launched three missiles. the missile launch was an apparently show of force timed to coincide with the g 20 summit. fishes were discu officials were discussing the proper response. former hurricane hermine is churning up the ocean off the mid atlantic and new england coasts. creating dangerous conditions in and on the water. many beaches are closed with dangerous rip currents and waves of eight feet or more. there are also high winds. it's put a serious crimp on businesses that were looking forward to a profitable labor day weekend. >> phones were ringing like
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crazy. there was a mass exodus from the island. >> reporter: and so here you are left with all of these open tables that would have otherwise been filled. >> i know. and people miss their holiday. >> so far there hasn't been much rain for the post tropical cyclone that was once a cyclone. forecasters say the rain is on its way. meanwhile, hurricane newton is bringing dangerous flooding and mud slides to northern mexico's west coast, and may eventually move up to arizona. >> paul williams is tracking the path of both storms. good morning. >> good morning. hermine continues to turn off the east coast. this is the trekking we're expecting to curve away and go forward the deeper water and lose strength. a moderate risk of rough surf, coastal flooding, beach erosion and strong winds. on the other side of the
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country, a close look on hurricane newton, expected to bring misery with significant rainfall and flooding in the fourn corners. as we wrap up summer, it's beginning to look like winter in some parts of montana. >> there is as much as ten inches in snow in some of the higher elevations. bare tooth pass is closed because of snow and high winds. september snow is not that unusual for this area. ski resorts weren't open until thanks giving. >> a struggling actor spends a lot of time pounding the pavement trying to make money. not many of them have figured out to do it quite like this. >> there's this guy. chuck mccarthy. he's figured out a creative way to earn a few extra bucks in los angeles. >> i am a people walker. i walk people. instead of dogs. >> watch out. >> i charge $7 a mile.
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there's no leashes involved. >> now, chuck considered being a dog walker, but he didn't want to pick up after them. >> good to know he doesn't have to do that. who, you might ask would pay someone to walk with them. chuck says it's more about the company than the walk itself. his clients talk and he tries to be a good listener. >> though i have to say this idea is not completely original. because fans of king of queens will know that the show actually did a funny episode on this once where they actually end up paying a dog walker -- this is when a lightbulb goes off -- to walk doug's father-in-law. >> because he's -- >> his friend is telling him the dog walker is great. she comes and walks him and takes him out. he's so tired and he goes right back to sleep. eventually he figures out that he's dealing with a professional.
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>> it makes sense. my father-in-law is a grief counselor, and he takes his clients for walks. in london, they walk and talk. it's a nice environment. >> does he charge $7 a mile? >> he does it for free. he's a good guy. >> see? does it have less meaning if you know you're dealing with a professional? >> yes. >> and they're getting paid? >> yeah, i think so, don't you in. >> i wonder how his clientele is? it's streaming in? >> i mean, i'd go for a walk with that guy. >> yeah? >> yeah. i'm not sure i'd pay him, but i'd go for a walk with him. seems nice. >> it would be funny if it comes around and he gets people walking with him. >> williams is on top of the tennis world. >> she's surpassing another one of the sport's all time greats and making it clear this is her world. we're just living in it. and the latest on the controversy surrounding collin kaepernick protesting the national anthem.
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what a serving display. >> it's an image we've seen 308 times. serena williams celebrating after a grand slam match.
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monday's win at the u.s. open gave williams the record for the most in the open era. her 30 8th win sends williams to her sixth straight u.s. open quarter final. >> a pitcher for the los angeles angels is recovering after a frightening injury. a warning this may be difficult to watch. m he took a drien drive off his head in seattle. the ball was traveling at 105 miles per hour. he suffered a stul fracture and internal bleeding. the team says emergency surgery was successful and he's able to speak. >> now it's controversy on the sidelines over the national anthem. collin kaepernick now has two high profile defenders including president obama. abc has the latest. >> reporter: 29ers quarterback
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collin kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem is getting steam. >> he's exercising his constitutional right to make a statement. i think there's a long history of sports figures doing so. >> reporter: u.s. women's national soccer team player megan rapinoe kneeling calling it a nod to the protest of racial injustice saying being a gay american, i know what it means to look at the flag and not have it protect all of your liberties. how long do you plan on continuing to take a knee and will it be taking a knee? >> at this point, i will it will continue to be taking a knee. as far as how long this goes, i'm not sure. i want to be able to effect change. >> reporter: support is growing for the quarterback. the 49ers saying more gear was sold last week than in the past eight months combined for kaepernick. one group voicing dissent, the santa clara police union saying
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they may not provide security for the game. the chief said kaepernick is expressing his first amendment right and it's their job to uphold it and provide public safety. >> the president spoke about this. he said that he doesn't doubt kaepernick's sincerity to highlight social issues. he says while it may be a messy way to go about it, that's the way democracy works. >> and he acknowledged it's tough for the military to take. seeing both sides. >> coming up in the next half hour, the hunt for a group of vandals in oregon. this video captured by a witness caught hikers destroying a famous rock formation. we'll hear about why they say they did it. >> first, one of america's favorite funny men is lending his voice to the big screen.
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who knew andy sand berg's talent extended to voices? you're watching "world news now."
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♪ . >> one of america's favorite funny man is lending his voice to the big screen. >> andy samberg is in "storks ". i had the opportunity to hear all about it. who writes this, directly from the stork's mouth.
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>> bravo on the pun. >> reporter: storks. no longer deliver babies but packages. >> our mu phone. >> i'm aiming to be boss. >> reporter: then by mistake he gets back into the baby game, a mistake his nemesis will exploit. >> i feel like a lot of kids will be doing that voice and driving their parents nuts. >> sorry, i thought we were vibing. >> he's had a hard life. juni >> reporter: you can do any voice you want? >> that's an overstatement. >> reporter: do my voice. >> do my voice. >> reporter: it's not that good. >> it's not that voice. >> reporter: now you should do my voice. >> now you should do my life. >> reporter: now picture him together with kelsey grammer voicing this. >> you know why i built my office entirely out of glass even though birds can't see
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glass in power move. >> reporter: he would do vocal warmups and every now and a good break out a taste of side show bob and everyone in the room would be like, oh. >> reporter: are you improvising? >> there's a lot of improvising. >> reporter: it has a slightly andy samberg feel to it. >> there's a looseness. >> it's everyone and everything in pop culture. everyone wanted it to be bieber. >> reporter: it makes a better story. >> but i also feel like isn't bieber okay now? >> reporter: back to storks. this is about big brothers wanting little brothers and frazzled parents too busy for their offspring. sound familiar on a couple of levels? >> moms are fun too. >> reporter: i didn't know that was jennifer aniston. >> then we've done our job.
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>> reporter: it also raises the subject where do babies actually come from. >> we need to tell him. >> tell him what. >> reporter: i wonder if it will spark conversations. >> i think it will. >> reporter: timmy with his popcorn, daddy. >> i think that's a good thing. >> reporter: also a good thing, grammar, aniston. >> i'm going to devour. >> reporter: and samberg unleashed. >> that was funny. you almost died. >> what was he like to interview? >> he was funny unsurprisingly. >> i have to ask, what did you think of his imfrepression? did you think he sounded like you? >> a little bit. >> he sounded exactly like you. that's what you sound like. >> is it? that's kind of disturbing. >> no? >> i don't know. do i sound like this? do i sound like this? maybe i do.
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it is time for the mix. we are starting in australia with a car in a lake. now, why is the car in the lake? >> why is the car in the lake? >> the car is in the lake because the lady driving the car was very, very freaked out when a huntsman spider fell down from the -- what do you call the flappy thing? >> the visor. >> those things have a leg span of up to one foot, and they are venomous, but they'reot really aggressive. she probably wasn't going to get stung, but if that fell from your visor, would you crash your car into a lake? probably. >> maybe. >> when you originally said spider, i was going to say all
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that because of the spider. then they show it. it's like a dinner plate. >> i did a story in georgia last year in a woman with a nest of spiders in the car. >> on purpose in. >> yeah. >> all right. we take you to the leaning tower. normally people pretend they're holding it up. this guy decided the tourists themselves made better photos. >> he has the end of his finger. >> tourists make better background props. >> that's actually clever. the old leaning thing is kind of over, isn't it? he's kicked it up a notch. well done. >> and speaking of the teacher kicking things up a not. >> to ohio state university, a professor trying to demonstrate a scientific thing, that's not the important part of the story. basically this professor threw a ball of paper up on the upper
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deck of the lecture theater and said if you can throw it into a trash can on the other side, everyone gets an a. this guy did it. look at that. they all got 100s. i mean. >> the activity seems just so immature. i mean, they're in, at a university? >> you just put balls of paper on our list. >> at a university? >> i don't know what you're talking about. is this a challenge in. >> maybe. >> oh. >> what if i hit jack? >> you know, i have an old injury. it's hampering me. >> is that what it was? >> you got the first one. >> were you practicing? >> no, but take a
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this morning on "world news now," it's the final stretch to election day. and the candidates are full speed ahead. they're appealing to voters in the swing states and also trying to appeal to reporters on their airplanes. we have the details just ahead. computer problems for one of the world's busiest airlines. delays already reported overnight with passengers stuck in long lines. we'll have the latest on this busy travel day. and new this half hour, putting an old car to good use. >> look at what a bunch of german firefighters did when they got their hands on this car. does this count as an am fam
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fibon vehicle? >> and tabloids are trumpeting the news about oprah planning her dream wedding. apparently no one more surprised at the news than oprah. we have the full story ahead in "the skinny" on this tuesday, september 6th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm nick watt. we begin with a run up to election day. hillary clinton and donald trump descending on the crucial state of ohio at the same time. >> clinton debuted a new campaign plane big enough to accommodate the press after facing criticism about shying away from the media. clinton took questions from reporters for more than 40 minutes. david wright is on the campaign trail. >> reporter: as the final push begins, hillary clinton finally answered questions from her traveling press group, including ones on russia, china, and her health. >> are you concerned about conspiracy theories about your health and whether that will affect the election? >> i'm not concerned about the conspiracy theories. there are so many of them i've lost track of them. >> reporter: today's question and answer session was her first
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in weeks. it took place aboard her brand new campaign plane, a boeing 747 nicknamed hil force someone, and her motto on the side, stronger together. >> welcome to our big plane. >> reporter: today on the plane she pushed back on any suggestion her time at the state department was tainted by conflict of interest with the clinton foundation. >> everything i did at the state department, i did in furthering america's interest and our security. the state department has said there's no evidence of any kind of external influence, and i know that to be the fact. >> reporter: clinton's campaign has more events scheduled than they've had for the past two weeks. team clinton swarming the end zone in six states including bernie sanders' first solo stops on clinton's behalf in new hampshire. >> there should be no doubt on
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anybody's mind as to whether hillary clinton is the superior candidate, because in every respect, she is. >> reporter: at a labor day picnic in cleveland, clinton was suddenly overcome by a coughing fit. >> every time i think about trump, i get allergic. >> reporter: must be allergic to the media tweeted trump's campaign manager. by the end of the day clinton's cough was trending on twitter, hash tag, hacking hillary, not talking about her e-mails but questioning her health. david wright, abc news, cleveland. >> donald trump says he'll take part in all three scheduled debates. clinton has a six point lead over trump. that's down from a ten point lead in early august. trump also invited reporters who join him on the flight to cleveland. he took questions on his immigration plan.
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his stance remains unclear. after saying all illegal immigrants would have to leave and get in line to come back in. he suggested he was open to letting some people stay. >> i'm not ruling out anything. to become a citizen, you're going to have to go out and come back. >> in an interview trump said they'll have to make a decision on a path to legal status after building a wall and securing the border. relations between the u.s. and the new president of the philippines are off to a rocky start. president obama cancelled a meeting with the philippine leader after he called mr. obama a vulgar name and warned him not to question the controversial killing of drug suspects. he has no expressed regret that his remark came across as a personal attack on president obama. there were also tense diplomatic moments between president obama and vladimir
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putin over syria. the two leaders met for 90 minutes. the goal was to work together to target extremist groups like isis, but so far no deal. lawmakers are returning to capitol hill. for a short election season session. congress has less than a month to pass a temporary spending bill to keep the federal government from shutting down on october 1st. they're also trying to resolve a dispute over the money to fight the zika virus. they are hoping to allow vulnerable gop leaders to return to campaigning as soon as possible. computer system problems are causing delays for another airline. there are long lines at u.s. airports and worldwide. last night a third of the airlines flights were delayed. british airways says the technical teams are working as hard that has they can to fix the problem. a hurricane may cause a problem in the u.s.
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nunt newton is in the united states. it's bearing down in mexico. this morning the twin resorts of los cabos are preparing. newton could eventually make its way to arizona. >> while newton gets stronger, hermine is weakening. the storm is turning up the waters still. most beaches are closed because of the high waves and strong rip currents. some surfers have even been issued tickets for going out on the water. the man hunt continues in las vegas. a man took off his handcuffs while he was alone in an interview room. he was being questioned in the murder of a man outside a mcdonald's. a police dog helped take down a prowler. after several nips and bites, the dog lunged and pulled the
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suspect down a hill. the suspect tried to run and the k-9 pulled him down one more time. officers eventually surrounded the suspect. police in connecticut say they found pot plants worth about $1 million in the backyard of a home day care. state inspectors discovered the 600 plants and called police. the day care license has been revoked and the house condemned. arrests are expected to be made soon. >> and by all accounts, the cars made in germany during the cold war weren't worth much until now. firefighters made a sedan fly. they used water power. >> they hooked up their hoses and turned up the pressure. it was flying. it was a little hard to handle and you have to watch out for the back wash from this water jet propelled vehicle. >> i think that's the fastest it's ever gone. >> yeah.
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>> never need to wash it. >> it's like that thing when you do the -- on the water. have you ever done that with the -- >> the rocket jets? i forget what they're called. >> i did it for a shoot. they wouldn't let us film the beginning, because at the beginning when you don't know how to do it you flip straight over backwards and it looks terrible. you're not allowed to film the first five minutes because you'll make a fool of yourself. >> that's the best part. can we send nick back to do this, but only show the first part. >> yes. >> this just in, the answer is yes. >> confirmation. somebody wants me to look like an idiot on tv. nothing new. coming up, the breaking news about beyonce. why she is being forced to postpone tomorrow's concert, but will it affect the rest of her formation world concert tour? we'll have theatest. is hunt is on for hikers in oregon. it took minutes to destroy something that nature took ages to create.
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the playboy play mate accused of body shaming a woman may face jail time. dani mathers snapped this picture inside an a-fitness in july. she posted it to snap chat captioned if i can't unsee this, you can't either.
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police found the victim, and tmz reports the woman is willing to testify and mathers could receive six months for disseminating private images. >> kanye west is accused of being heartless for his fashion show. in his search for models, west requested multiracial women only. social media has not been kind to west. one twitter user asked so no black woman. another said imagine if a white singer said white women only. no comment from west. >> and chevy chase is back in treatment. 30 years ago he went into a clinic for painkiller addiction. he has two upcoming films. he's best known for saturday night live and the national lampoon movies. >> in oregon the man shunt underway far group of hikers.
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>> they were caught destroys a famous rock formation reducing to rubble what had been standing for ages. >> reporter: even the people who captured this video couldn't believe it. oregon's beloved rock formation immortalized by visitors to the coast, toppled on purpose. >> they were standing on top of the rubble of the rock laughing and smiling and giggling. >> reporter: park officials found it in pieces and thought it must have collapsed naturally, but this video captured tells a very different and troubling story. in it you can clearly see a group of people working to knock over the famous formation which was protected behind a fence. >> they basically told me themselves that it was a safety hazard and that they did, like, the world or oregon a favor that they knocked it down. >> reporter: it's not the first time people have been caught on camera destroying beautiful natural formations. these boy scout leaders toppled a famous rock in utah dating
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back to the jurassic period. an actress was fined $1,000 for vandalizing u.s. forest service land. by carving in red rock. in oregon the vandals haven't been found. they're working with state police to find out who did this. such a strange thing to do. >> but they're getting busted because they're filming it on their phones. >> well, that's what a lot of people do. a lot of people start carving their initials and they get busted because they post the picture on the internet, not realizing they confirmed they committed a crime. >> yeah. >> we'll see how it pans out. >> stupid. when we come back, the breaking news about beyonce. >> and what oprah is saying in response to rumors about her wedding. "the skinny" is next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. "world news now"
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♪ ♪ time for the skinny starting with breaking skinny news about beyonce. >> queen bey has been forced to postpone her show scheduled for tomorrow until october 7th. on strict doctor's orders for a vocal rest. >> no other shows at this time have been affected.
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beyonce has nine more shows to go on her world tour. >> she also just hit a milestone birthday on sunday. 35 years old. check this out. ♪ ♪ happy birthday, beyonce >> she was serenaded by chance the rapper singing a rendition of happy birthday. next, a fresh round of redding -- wedding rumors swirling around america's leading lady. >> several media outlets a trumpeting that oprah and stedman after dating for 30 years are finally planning a dream wedding. there's even speculation about the rings and wedding dress and a prenup, and a honeymoon. >> the problem is it's all
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apparently a complete fabrication. oprah herself tweeted out this response last evening saying six people who know me well have called me today congratulating me for a surprise they weren't invited to my wedding. it's not true. >> who do we think planted this? vera wang? >> or maybe tabloid people who are bored? >> okay. >> not much else going on. a wedding rumor. >> they did announce an engagement back in '92, but they said they want to have a spiritual union. since then, they said we're happy together, we're not getting married. >> next to an ultimate fighter turning into a hero. >> misha tate was on a hocking trail near las vegas when she came upon a little girl who had broken her arm. the girl's parents were struggling to carry her down the
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mountain. >> that is when she stepped in and did the heavy lifting for mom and dad carrying her to safety. but it's that six-year-old's thank you on instagram that will melt your heart. >> thank you, misha. thank you for carrying me, misha. thank you for helping me. >> how cute. >> the girl's parents described tate as an amazing and humble person. next the return for rebecca black. >> she was only 13 years old when friday. >> do you remember that? ♪ we spend sfrid friday, friday getting down on friday ♪ >> when that became a youtube sensation as one of the most hated videos of all time. the bullying after forced her to quit middle school in 2011. >> but now she's returned with a two single, "the great divide". a message about personal empowerment. >> black may be facing an up
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hill battle. one critic points without with "friday" black was in a league of her own. >> now she's competing in the major league. time will tell how successful the great divide will be. >> finally being happenings today right here at abc. >> the view is kicking off a star studded premier week of its 20th season. whoopi goldberg welcomes sarah haines. she's our buddy, along with the other returning hosts for an action-packed week. >> first guest of the new season is tracy morgan in his first daytime talk show appearance since his accident two years ago. >> next friday nine time grammy winner, mary j blije is on. and mention well. -- max well, they're discuss
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> welles remy has been hailed as one of the heros to placed his life in front of others during the 9/11 attack. >> here is abc's george stephanopoulos with the story. >> reporter: when he was six his father gave him his first red bandanna. >> he loved having that red bandanna. and he always had it with him.
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>> reporter: including when he volunteered as a firefighter at 16. he took a job as a trader working on the 104th floor of the world trade center. the good money and great view weren't enough. >> welles called me and said i want to change my career. i think i want to be a new york city firefight. >> reporter: september 11th, 2001, came before he switched careers. on that day he became a hero. >> you heard this man's voice say, i found the stairs. follow me. >> reporter: survivors remember a man wearing a red bandanna who guided so many to safety. at his own peril. >> when i heard the news that the tower had come down, i knew in my heart that welles was gone. it's a mother's heart knowing. i'm sorry. >> reporter: welles was eventually uncovered from the rubble alongside a group of new
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york city firefighters. >> to know that welles took off the equity trader hat and picked up his helmet, firefighters helmetand went to work, for me, that was an incredible, incredible thing to know. >> that is an incredible story, and he played la crosse at boston college, and every year they honor him with the red bandanna game. not only do all the players and coaches wear red bandannas, but they hand them out to everyone in the crowd. all the the students and parents. you look out and see a sea of red bandannas. it's amazing. >> and even everyone was talking about a guy in a red bandanna. >> people didn't realize who it was until that. andanna. >> people didn't realize who it was until that.
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making news in america this morning, the presidential candidates start the final sprint to election day. both hillary clinton and donald trump are making campaign stops in crucial battleground states and their attacks are sharpening as the polls are tightening. and president obama making history becoming the first u.s. president to visit laos following some tense episodes during a summit in china. a computer glitch has british airways checking in some passengers the old-fashioned way. we're checking in. hang on tight. this little guy making quite a splash for doing this but asking how young is too young?

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