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blinds to go. blinds for life. good monday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. these are stories on "world news now," a break in the new york city bombing. five people in custody picked up during a traffic stop. no one is under arrest, but the fbi is now questioning them, and we are live in new york just ahead. isis claiming responsibility for a mass knife attack in minnesota mall. nine people stabbed over the weekend. all are expected to recover. the suspect was shot and killed by an offduty police officer. >> reporter: investigators are trying to figure out a plane carrying sky divers crashed into this home. everyone on the plane jumped out before impact, and no one in the house was hurt. the best and brightest of tv honored at the prime time emmy
awards, "game and thrones" taking top honors. more on that later, and later on the show on this monday, september 19th. from abc news, this is "world news now." ♪ >> good morning, everyone. a lot of new developments to tell you about here in new york city and the bombing investigation. >> first, five people have been questioned by the fbi. sources tell abc news they were picked up during a traffic stop. >> we have new video of the moment the bomb went off. listen and watch. this is from a security camera. inside a restaurant. just a few hundred feet from the scene. >> still no suspects in the incident that began this string of attacks. the device that exploded during a marine event in seaside park, new jersey. live to the scene in chelsea in a moment, but we look at what became a frightening weekend in and around new york city. >> reporter: the massive man hunt for the person or people responsible for this terrifying
scene. >> we know there was a bombing. that much we do know. >> reporter: surveillance images capture the moment the powerful blast strikes. just past 8:30 in manhattan's popular chelsea neighborhood. people out strolling suddenly running for cover. debris everywhere. building alarms blaring. within moments, law enforcement desending on 23rd street. >> there's units saying there was an explosion from a garbage pail. have units stay off the block. >> reporter: force of the explosion blowing out windows in buildings and cars, and glass and shrapnel blowing into the street, responders leading injured into ambulances. sifting through the debris, this is now a heap of twisted metal. >> this was an intentional act. >> reporter: word a second suspicious device found just four blocks north, two former new york state troopers
patrolling on foot finding this pressure cooker. as authorities say they have not found a link to international terrorism. >> was it a political motivation, personal motivation? what was it? we don't know that yet. >> reporter: i spoke "fire commissioner today, and he said most injuries were shrapnel, glass, and also people falling in the chaos. most of the 29 people injured were taken to hospital. they have all now been released. >> thanks to linzie janis there. we are live on the sea now with maggie, and you have details about a suspicious backpack found in new jersey? what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: it was around 9:00 p.m. tonight in elizabeth, new jersey, a few miles from now, two men found a backpack, when they looked inside, it was pipe and wires. police found five devices inside the backpack, and we know that at least one of the devices exploded when they tried to disarm it. no word yet if anyone was
injured, but it's not believed anyone was injured in the explosion. authorities are keeping a close eye on what exactly that backpack was doing there. in addition, we know that amtrak in the area has been shut down as well as new jersey transit. >> tense times all around new york as well as northern new jersey as you pointed out. it's a hectic day for police and security officials. why is that? >> reporter: well, we know just a few hours from now, later this week, the u.n. general assembly is going to be happening here in new york city. we're going to have hundreds of top world leaders, high ranking officials coming to new york city. president barak obama touched down hours ago to attend a fund raiser in the city tonight. any event in and of themselves caused security to be ticked up a notch, but add the boppings and secret service and police on incredibly high alert. the governor came out today saying there's no specific threat against new york city as a precaution, deploying a thousand additional national guard and police officers just to make sure people are safe,
but, again, no specific threat, and as you can see, the street behind me is open again. this was closed earlier today, but they have opened it up trying to get back to normal, especially before monday morning rush hour, guys. >> thinking about the magnitude of 14,000 security passes just for the u.n. regimegeneral asse alone issued. >> quite an event. >> and a security nightmare. thank you. in the response to the attacks, donald trump took to twitter overnight to rail on president obama and hillary clinton. >> he says under their leadership, americans experienced more attacks at home than victories abroad. clinton released a statement condemning what she referred to as parent terrorist attacks. it's your voice, your vote. here's mary bruce. >> reporter: overnight, donald trump quick to respond to the explosion in manhattan speaking out after initial reports. >> just before i got off the plane, a bomb went off in new york, and nobody knows exactly
what's going on, but, boy, we are living in a time, we better get very tough, folks. >> reporter: describing it as a bomb even before the cause was confi confirmed. two hours after landing back home in new york. clinton takes a cautious approach. >> we have to let the investigation unfold, and i'll more to say about it when we know the facts. >> reporter: swinging at trump. >> i think it's always wiser to wait until you have information before making cop collusions. >> reporter: both candidates are criticized by former defense secretary report gates for lacking national security plans, but in the "wall street journal" gates writes trump is beyond repair and unfit to be commander and chief. >> he's a nasty guy. >> reporter: trump hits back. >> when they leave office, they criticize everybody. i don't like critics. i like the people that get it done and get it done right. >> reporter: abc news,
washington. >> both candidates will be in new york later today meeting with world leaders. a new warning for parents about codeine in children's medications. the powerful drug should be avoided when possible because of deaths and dangerous side effects associated with it. studies suggest it is still commonly prescribed by doctors and dentists despite risks and lack of evidence that it works to relieve coughs. hot dry weather is a threat in california. authorities said nearly 160 people were treated for heat-related illnesses in the los angeles rams first regular season home game. it was 84 degrees, second warmest day this year, and a fire burned more than 2,000 acres on van den burg air force base in southern california. >> the paralympics are over, and fireworks launched over the brazilian capital.
>> u.s. finished fourth in the medal count, china first, and 107 of them golds followed by britain and ukraine. >> while they were winding down, so were the first ever real dog olympics. yeah. competition open to all dogs regardless of their level of expertise. took place mostly in a private dog club's swimming pool. >> a dog club swimming pool? >> uh-huh. >> wow. >> the events included diving, jumping, swimming, and running. >> well, those dogs look like they are good at that game. >> they do. but there was no samba. >> no? no high jump? >> no high jump. i could look at this all day long. >> i really could. oh, does he get it before the other one does? they are playing nicely. oh, look at the winners. >> oh. >> is that a gold? >> is that a treat, maybe? all right. >> all right. coming up, the olympics of
television, so to speak, headed backstage at the emmy's for a look at what you didn't see on the big show. >> and it is one of the must-win states for donald trump and hillary clinton. a growing number of voters in ohio appear to be disillusioned with both candidates. the uphill battle they both face in the buckeye state, but first, here's a look at today's high temperatures. ♪ "world news now weather" brought to you by my pillow. introducing new k-y touch gel crème.
laughter, of course. here's three hours condensed to a minute and a half. >> if your show does not have a dragon or white bronco in it, go home now. >> i'd like to dedicate this to my father who passed away on friday. >> sarah paulson who played marcia clark and brought her with her tonight, are you rooting for o.j. to win this time? [ laughter ] >> kate -- >> okay. i'm really crying. i'm not making that up. >> i know these shows are long and a lot of you have not eaten since labor day, so my mother made 7,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. let's bring in the kids from "stranger things" to bring them out. >> there is no best actor.
all right? [ applause ] >> it's our job to tab bu late and predict the emmy results with security and reliability. >> since you good at keeping things safe, i got a job for you. my twitter account! >> game of thrones. >> we're standing up here because of the greatest, hardest working, craziest crew in show business that in a few hours is about to go right back to work in northern ireland. >> thank you belfast! >> well, we did it, finished before the election came. good night, everybody! >> definitely some incredible moments last night, and let's get some insight now from jason nathanson who covers all things entertainment for abc. he's backstage. jason, a big night for "game of thrones."
>> caller: it was, a big night for them, winning the most for a scripted comedy or drama. beating frasier by one, next is snl with 48. they have two seasons left, won tonight, they could easy surpass "saturday night live" in the next year or so. >> good to know the show we love gets love from hollywood itself. what were some of your favorite moments? for me, in particular, of course, it was the best moments with julia getting up there on stage days after her dad died, but it was also a fun nny speec. >> caller: it was. she was great. for her, for her fifth win, that puts her at some high level emmy company there. others that were great was people versus o.j. simpson. there were three people with great speeches, but sarah paulson who brought clark as her date and apologized to marsha on behalf of us saying, look, we got it wrong and ridiculed you in the trial, made fun of your
hair, were mean to you, and you did not deserve that. she apologized on behalf of everyone. >> a classy and touching moment. >> powerful at that. jason, any big surprises of the night? >> caller: you know, it was pretty predictable in the big categories with "game of thrones," but there were surprises. tatiana, who, for years, has been a critical darling, but app underdog, and everybody thought she should have got a nomination and didn't and she finally won. that's a breakthrough. also, the drama acting category for male actor, mr. robot winning, so two kind of shows that not a lot of people watch but are critically acclaimed, both of those won. >> of course, it being hollywood, a political season, there were a little bit of politics? >> caller: there was, yes. there was some on the show that you saw, indefinitely, jimmy
kimmel, the host, making fun of donald trump there, spent time on that, but backstage, man, it just got -- just -- it was really bad. jill, the creator of "transparent" compared donald trump to hit ler, a long tangent on that, and the guy who is running deep right now, she also had nasty things to say about donald trump, and backstage, they really, really went off on him. >> all right. a lot of passionate people together, you get a lot of strong opinions. >> exactly. >> jason, thanks so much. >> stay with us, "world news now." "world news now"
just 49 days from the election, donald trump and hillary clinton are in a dead heat in key battleground states. >> we traveled across the must-win state of ohio, and voters are disillusioned with both candidates. >> performing for friday night lights in new paris, ohio. this is john and jan barnes. always voted republican? >> yes. >> reporter: what is it you don't like about trump?
>> his arrogance and condescending attitude towards people. >> reporter: what about hillary clinton? >> i don't trust her. i have not decided if i'm going to vote. >> reporter: in columbus, a democratic stronghold, i met nathan humes, also undecided. >> reporter: ever voted republican. >> no, i have not. >> reporter: something to say you like about hillary clinton? >> you know, again, i -- wow. >> reporter: when we think about undecided voters, we tend to think about true independence, who go back and forth, each election. the undecideds we talked to on friday were party faithfuls who might not vote at all, worrying about turnout is rising among party activists, and nan is mayor of the democratic leaning city of dayton. >> exasperation level is so high, we're afraid people are not going to the polls.
>> reporter: chad voted for obama and is leaning clinton. is there a chance you won't vote? >> yeah, yeah, strong possibility. people i talk to feel the same way, may not vote. >> reporter: mark teaches 7th grade social studies. >> the way we have checks and balances. >> reporter: voting, and yet -- >> i don't trust either one of them. that's a sad state of politics in the united states when you don't know who to choose, and trump just keeps talking about, you know, where obama -- what makes a difference? you mean, it's over. theman's not going to be president anymore. >> reporter: fumble, again and again. 50 days to go, anyone's guess who picks up the ball. abc news, washington. >> and, of course, a critical test comes one week from tonight when the debates are held the first presidential debates held here on long island and new york between the two candidates. >> many people watching to see
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yankees lost to milwaukee and bazooka slipped a contest card in the wrappers, that was missed by a kid, who, 59 years later, now a tour guide where the texas rangers play, came across the card clearing out clutter. >> the contest, you had to write in the scores of two baseball games. >> reporter: two games played july 19th, 1957, so, too late to play that card, or was it? >> the deadline didn't have a year on it. i thought if i wrote the scores in and sent it in by that date, it would be a joke for somebody. >> i got a very mysterious letter. >> reporter: addressed to tony jacob, and contained -- >> an old bazooka promotional card never seen before. >> reporter: too late? yeah, but why let rules get in the way. >> i wanted to do something for him, to make the situation even more fun. >> reporter: so jacobs had an assistant place the call to
darwin. >> saying i won. >> reporter: the prize? a mitt like what he owned before his own son died years back, and he put his glove in the boy's casket to stay with him forever, so not such a joke after all, how the past circles back in the game that's always been about going home. >> and here's hank. >> reporter: abc news. >> that's good to know they'll still honor that. >> which reminds me, i have a few old lottery tickets, and maybe some bazooka bubble gum prizes to look for now. >> yeah. >> reporter: i forget to cash those things in. >> you may be sitting on gold. >> yeah. or a mint. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> or some extra bubble gum. >> follow us on facebook.
break ceo news this morning on "world news now," a possible break in the new york city bombing case. >> learning overnight, a handful of people stopped in connection with the explosion that rocked the city this past weekend. the possible link between an earlier explosion in new jersey. we have live team coverage with the latest. isis claiming responsibility for a stabbing spree. >> the 45-foot wide toxic sink hole that opened up in central florida spewing nuclear waste into clean water for millions of people in the state. what we're finding out about the source of the waste, and how long will it take to clean up all that mess? >> reporte later, all the stars of the small screen come together for the emmys last night, surprise
winners and political statements from biggest names. how did your shows do? live to hollywood to find out on this monday, september 19. ♪ from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. >> several developments overnight, the fbi talking to several people in connection with saturday night's explosion. sources tell abc news at least five people were detained, picked up in a traffic stop near the bridge in brooklyn. >> it's not known whether the people include the man who sources say was seen on video at both the bomb site and the second location where an unexploded device was found. >> well, that's new security video showing the moment of the explosion. you can clearly hear it there as well in that tape.
it shot inside a restaurant just a few hundred feet away from the scene. >> abc is covering all the new angles for us, live in chelsea, that neighborhood, with more, maggie, what are you learning? >> reporter: hey there, guys. yeah, authorities continue to invest gait what happened, and motives about the bombing remain. a massive man hunt for whoever's responsible for the terrifying scene. >> some bomb just went off in new york. >> the shatter of the windows and everything else, just ducked. >> reporter: helping a woman hit and bloodied by debris. >> come with me, i'm holding you. you okay. nothing's going to happen. >> reporter: the explosion so powerful that authorities are shocked no one was killed and all 29 people injured have been released from area hospitals. >> everyone clear the street. >> reporter: police found what they believe to be the bomb left in this tool box, now a pile of twisted metal. authorities are hoping another
device found just a few blocks away provide more answers. >> the word is that both devices are pressure cookers, that they were certainly similar in construct. >> reporter: an unexploded pressure cooker with wires and cell phone attached on the way to a lab for more investigation. >> this was an intentional act. >> reporter: as new york city prepares to welcome hundreds of world leaders this week for the u.n. general assembly, the governor insists new york is ready. >> we'll find who planted these explosives, and they will be punished. >> reporter: multiple law enforcement officials are now telling abc news that there's potential that this explosion and the one in seaside park, new jersey could potentially be linked to the same bomber or bombers based on what appears to be a similar type of cell phone used. although, they insist they are separate, but coordinated. >> maggie, the timing is tough today with the president in town. what are you hearing about security efforts?
>> reporter: you make a good point. president obama just touched down in new york city hours ago. we're expecting hundreds of world leaders and high ranking officials here in the city this week forward u.n. general assembly, and any of the events alone are a huge security concern, but add on top of that these explosion, and people are very, very worried. although, authorities and the governor incyist there's no specific threat, but for precaution, there's a thousand state troopers tomorrow and throughout the week to add extra security. as yo see, the street behind me reopened. it was shut down all day, but now 23rd street, where the explosion happened, reopened. >> a nightmare, maggie rulli, thank you. the blast was one of a number of high profile incidents across the country this weekend. >> isis claims responsibility after nine people were stabbed in a minnesota mall saturday. the attacker is described as a 22-year-old former college student born in somalia.
he was shot and killed by an offduty police officer. the victims in that case are expected to be okay. >> also saturday, a pipe bomb exploded in seaside park, new jersey just before a marine corp. charity run. no one was injured. investigators are exploring the possibility of the explosions in new york and new jersey, as maggie mentioned, might be linked. >> former special agent in charge gomes joins us on the phone. steve, what's the number one goal now? >> caller: so the key they are dealing with right now, the new york city bombing and the new jersey bombing, is whether these are all linked. now, it's pretty plausible the two devices found in new york city are connected, but it's a question of whether those are also connected to the new jersey bombing. it looks fairly likely based on evidence found on the scenes. that's one of the first thing. if they are connected, then it's a major case. it's a bigger complex investigation, and they really have to pursue every angle in
both locations. >> steve, what's the profile, we think, of the person or persons that would do this sort of thing? whether it's one in seaside, new jersey or new york city? >> caller: well, the profile is definitely somebody who is willing to map and to basically develop these types of bombs. the more we're learning about these devices, the more we are seeing there's sophistication. it would require some kind of research, some planning, and there's definitely a lot of information online throughout the internet and al qaeda and isis put a lot of that on the interpret to where people that are here in the u.s. could research and try to develop devices themselves. in this case, we saw new york city, there was one that went off, one that did not. new jersey, that one went off, so that's typical of the kind of people that are just trying to do it themselves. they probably didn't travel out to the middle east or someplace to get the training that some
other people have done, so they're probably people that are trying to do it on their own using the internet to research and develop devices. >> steve, here in new york we say, hear something, say something. that might have helped in this case in finding the secondary device on 27th street. what kind of message do you give to people in terms of what to look out for and how to know when it's worth alerting authorities? >> caller: well, in this case, you probably would -- a citizen would have seen was somebody taking a large object, whether it's a tool box or whether it was a pressure cooker, something they had to carry, and they left it somewhere. and then they walked away. now that usually is the red flag right there, so in this case, and the same thing occurred with the boston bombings when they basically placed pressure cookers in the general vicinity, and then they walked away. so that's something that the public has to be mindful of.
it doesn't matter where you are, whether you're at the airport, in the middle of the street where there's restaurants and shoppers and so on. be mindful. why is somebody dropping something and walking away? that doesn't make sense. be alert to that. >> the woman who discovered the pressure cooker thought it was a child's science experiment, but called it in anyway. good move on her part. steve gomez, thank you for joining us. >> caller: great, thank you. and the presidential candidates are also responding to the explosioningsess and the attack. >> donald trump says he'll make america safe again blaming failed policies of president obama and hillary clinton for not protecting the country. >> after the blast went off in new york, trump immediately called it a bomb, but clinton said she was waiting for the facts and later condemned the incidents as apparent terrorism attacks. >> president obama ripped into trump, calling him unqualified to be president and uninterested in getting up to speed for the
job. police in tulsa, oklahoma expected to release video of the fatal shooting of a driver later today. they say he was shot been aofficer after refusing to put up his hands and instead reached inside his suv. a minister says he had his hands in the air when shot and no weapon was evident. federal investigators trying to figure out what caused a small plane to crash into a phoenix area loam over the week. you see the plane as this bright light is descending from the sky. everyone on board, pilot and four sky divers, bailed out before the crash. the pilot had minor burns, and no one in the house was injured. investigators are looking into whether bad tires may have led to a deadly bus crash in north carolina. two college athletes, the driver, and an 8-year-old boy were killed in that accident. the front left tire of the bus blew out causing the driver to lose control and hit a concrete support column. the ride hailing service,
lyft, moves to self-driving cars after the competitor, uber, began picking up passengers in pittsburgh in autonomous cars, and lyft says they are doing the same thing in san francisco and phoenix, but says in five years, most of the lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars. >> it was almost the perfect crime. the thief at the ymca drops in through the roof and takes money from the cash register. >> he landed in the child development center so the cash register was a toy as well as the money inside. police now say there may be a reward for anyone who helps identify the crook. we're guessing that will be paid out in real money. >> a little bit of a face plant for him. mind you, it was dark in the room. he couldn't really tell. >> well, the thing is, even though, obviously, in this case, he didn't get away with anything all too valuable, what police are thinking it may be someone
who has done it before, could do it again, and if they catch this thief, they may be able to catch and crack other cases of real thefts. >> yeah. coming up next, we are headed live to hollywood. >> we've got all the big moments from last night's prime time emmy awards, history made for one of the world's most popular tv series. a heart stopping moment on the racetrack. cars come around the track, but then somebody aparentally does not get the heads up. >> remember to find us on facebook at wnnfans.com, and on twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." ♪ yeah, so mom's got this cold. hashtag "stuffy nose." hashtag "no sleep." i got it. hashtag "mouthbreather." yep. we've got a mouthbreather.
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♪ it was a big night for television last night at the 68th annual prime time emmy awards broadcast here on abc. >> there, obvious, big wins for favorites and newcomers. lauren is ring side seat next to it all, and now downtown los angeles looking fantastic in her outfit. good morning. >> reporter: you're making me blush. hey, so, yeah, beef and game of thrones win best comedy and
drama respectively for the second year in a row, but first time winners scored in the lead acting and drama series categ y categori categories, and emmy favorites winning in the comedy series. now, it was hollywood's big night, but let me tell you, politics making a number of cameos. the 68th annual emmy awards kicked off the celebration of television with some of the year's most celebrated tv characters. host jimmy kimmel flying in on a dragon and setting the night for game of thrones facing off with the people versus o.j. simpson, the two series with the most mom nations with 23 and 22 respectively. >> if your show doesn't have a dragon or white bronco in it, go home now. >> reporter: politics and commander in chief winning lead actress in a comedy series, her 8th emmy. >> the show started as political satire, but now it feels like a sobering documentary. >> reporter: the snl actress who
plays clinton -- >> thank you, hillary clinton. >> reporter: there was a jeb bush cameo, and kimmel. >> who is to blame donald trump -- >> picking on the celebrity apprentice. >> we don't have to watch reality shows anymore, because we're living in one. >> reporter: the tv world lost this year, and some of the show's other big acting awards going to -- >> please give transgender talent a chance. >> please tell me you're seeing this too. >> i feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women at the center. >> reporter: winning outstanding limited series? >> the people versus o.j. simpson. >> reporter: and it was the people versus o.j. simpson that won the most emmy golds for the night. if you look at all the emmys given out this year, "game of thrones" still takes the cake, and now they are tearing down the emmy red carpet. do not be fooled.
the party continues. hollywood just moved on from the awards to the after parties. >> no doubt. >> and, what were emotional moments? i know sarah paulson brought marsha clark and apologized to her. what was standouts for you? >> reporter: absolutely. jeffrey, won for the role in "transparent," won last year, too, a favorite in the show, won a writing award too, and both stars really talking about the importance of transgender story telling and of having to be the last to -- straight and not transgender actor to play a transgender character. we had emotional moments from the cast of o.j. simpson, talking about the impact that story had on them, that show doing well throughout the awards and first time winners, always interesting moments. julia getti inting emotional revealing her father recently passed away.
a toxic situation unfolding in florida, 200 million gallons of contaminated waste water from a fertilizer plant leaked into the main source of drinking water. here's the latest. >> reporter: growing concern over this leak that spewed toxic waste into a water supply source for millions of floridians. the leak, a problem for more than three weeks, and an employee of the fertilizer problem, discovered this massive sink hole 45 feet wide in diameter, and 215 million gal n gallons of slightly radio active
water released. claiming local drinking water is safe. the company says we did not notify residents because there's been no offsite impact and no impact on residents, but not everyone is convinced. >> first word that comes to your mind with radio active is cancer. >> reporter: they immediately notified the dea and removed tainted water, but the recovery process could take months. abc news, washington. overseas now, over to a close call at the singapore grand pre. a race official dodged oncoming cars, a quick restart of the race after a crash caught everyone by surprise. >> he was out on the track picking up a piece of of debris from the accident. race control had said it was safe to go out there, but, obviously not. the governing body says they will investigate. >> coming up, the perfect length for facial hair according to science. 8-year-old skate boarding prodigy.
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can be as good or better than the boys or big people. >> clearly, it's working for her. whatever you're doing, keep doing it. lastly, a cute story for homecoming. you think of the queen, a beautiful dress, ball gown thing, and, well, sarah mcdonald from colorado springs, liberty high, went another route for homecoming. >> woah. >> showing up in this inflatable t-rex costume, and guess what? she won. that is her homecoming queen sash over her t-rex arms. this photo has been retweeted over 500 times, liked 1.3 thousand times, i'm guessing. >> just imagine, though, what the homecoming king looked like then if that's the queen. >> she's tall. >> she is tall. >> amazing. brian is quick. he's already upstairs giving us our wrap. >> you didn't have to take a break to shave. >> exactly. >> not wasting any time.
breaking news hthis morning on "world news now," investigators trying to find who is responsible for the explosion in new york city this weekend. the fbi stopped what they called a vehicle of interest as they look into similarities between the new york bomb and one in new jersey that detonated the same day. we are live with the latest. >> that massive investigation underway as the president arr e arrives in new york for several days of meetings, and a week before the first presidential debate. so how's it reverberating on the campaign trail? we'll tell you. also, how everyone walked away from a fiery plane crash. >> erupting into a ball of fire before crashing into a home. what we are finding out about the plane's pilot and the two people inside the house at the time of the crash. tv's biggest night of the year. wrap up of the big winners, big
moments, and the big surprises, and some from the red carpet. that's all ahead in the skinny on this monday, september 19th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. just after midnight, another device exploded in new jersey near a busy train station. a bomb squad was trying to disarm five devices found in a backpack when one of them went off. am amtrak service temporary suspended overnight, and the fbi working to disconnect the other four devices. investigators detained five after they were pulled over. no one has been charge pd. >> saturday, the pipe bomb going off in new jersey, the jersey shore, during a marine charity
event. no one was hurt. that same day, a suspect shot dead after nine people were stabbed inside a minnesota mall. >> back to the new york bombing, brian ross has the latest on efforts to make an arrest in this case, and a lot of new developments here. >> reporter: as authorities hunt for a bomber on the loose, the most important clue could be the device that did not explode, a pressure cooker connected to wires and a cell phone discovered four blocks from the first blast site in a white plastic bag. authorities believe it's similar to the device that did detonate, apparently triggered by a cell phone. >> word is both devices are pressure cookers, that they were certainly similar in construct. >> reporter: the new york police bomb squad used a robot to gingerly remove the unexploded device and took it to a lab to be examined for dna, finger prints, and significantly, the registration numbers of the cell
phone. >> we'll do so intelligently and move forward. right now, best evidence for us could be crucial to the case. >> reporter: as technicians spent the day marking each tiny pooes of post-blast debris on new york's 23rd street, officials had determined the explosive used in the boem was a commercially available substance. online videos offer instructions how to make it and how to set it off. police and federal agents are doing a slow motion analysis of the surveillance video of the scene to see whether the bomber could be among the pedestrians walking the sidewalks before the blast. >> we want to see who was on that street prior. >> reporter: and afterwards, on the chance the bomber used the chaos of the moment to cloak his getaway. no terror group claimed responsibility for the attack, but a pressure cooker have been used by terrorists around the world. most recently, in the two bombs set off at the boston marathon, three and a half years ago.
whoever set off the bomb in new york for whatever motivation is certainly terrorizing the people of new york. brian ross, abc news, new york. and you can tell definitely tense moments throughout the entire country throughout the weekend. of course, the incident in minnesota we talked about, the stabbing that isis claimed responsibility for. and then all that's happened here in new york in the last couple days. >> a lot of luck involved in the midst of all of this. >> yeah. >> you don't think about that often when you see events like this, but the fact all the victims in minnesota are expected to be okay, all the victims in new york are expected to be okay, and biggest of all, new jersey, no one was injured, and what the investigators are saying is that had the bomb gone off when the race was passing, which appears to be the plan, that many people actually would have been injured, but turned out the race was delayed, so the runners were not passing, but the device was set off to go off via timer, set to go off when
the runners were passing. >> and you see these bombs in the pressure cooker bomb you saw in manhattan, and they look like relatively small devices, but many authorities in law enforcement say they do have the potential to injury, if not kill people, and so that's why they are taking this very seriously, and they are all talking together, folks in new jersey as well as authorities in new york trying to figure out if it is the same person or persons that may have been responsibility. there's a key component that's a similarity between the seaside, new jersey incident, one on saturday, a flip phone used in both cases. >> it's a strange element to add into the mix because you have people in new jersey, for example, a woman who said she had just thrown something away in the same trash can where the pipe bomb went offexplosion, ana woman thought she passed a kid's science expeerm, called the police, and it was a device. >> all of this couldn't be at a
worse time as far as new york city goes with security. the u.n. general assembly taking place this week. every year it is a nightmare for security forces, and this just adds to it. our maggie rulli is joining us from the city right now. maggie, security is a concern right now. >> reporter: hey, guys, yeah. as you said, you know, every year for the u.n. general assembly, it's always a mess here, gridlock in downtown manhattan, but this year will be worse. we're expecting hundreds of high ranking officials, top world leaders descending on the city this week for the assembly. president barak obama in town tonight for a function downtown. all of this happening in the middle of the explosions. both secret service and police are very concerned and worried, although, the governor said today that there's no specific threat against new york city. they are taking precautions. about a thousand extra national guards deployed throughout the city, specifically on subways and busses ensures people are safe. again, no specific threat against the city. they are just precautions.
>> maggie, one of the big questions when we heard this happened, is this connected to new jersey, and it sounds like invest gapters are looking into that possibility. what do we know so far on that front? >> reporter: officials are cautious to make any direct link, but they are saying that the type of cell phone used between the bombing that happened here as well as explosion that happened in seaside park are similar in what cell phone was used, so that's the only link made so far, but, again, they are cautious to draw any direct correlation. >> all right. understandably so. maggie rulli live in new york city, maggie, thank you. we head overseas now where it appears the cease fire in syria is unraveling. there's been air attacks on rebel-held areas in the city of aleppo following an air raid by the u.s. led coalition killing dozens of syria soldiers and led to criticism from russia. in an interview with cnn, keri said russia needs to stop grand standing, show boating, and get humanitarian assistance going.
president obama's holding a series of high level meetings here in new york as he attends his final u.n. general assembly before leaving office. the president meets one-on-one today with the premier of china before sitting down with the iraqi prime minister, and tomorrow, he'll host a summit on the global refugee crisis. the president arrived in new york yesterday to headline a democratic fundraiser in manhattan. he slammed donald trump saying he has no interest in gaining the knowledge required to be president. on saturday, he told the congressional black caucus if african-americans want to give
him a good sendoff, they must vote for hillary clinton. >> i will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy if this community lets down its guard and fails to activate itself in this election. >> the president laughed off the fact that trump timely acknowledged he has born in the united states saying there's an extra spring in his step now that the whole birther thing is over. trump held a rally in florida today while clinton
campaigns in philadelphia, but at some point, they'll
be in new york meeting with world leaders gathered for the u.n. general assembly. they are sitting down separately with the egyptian president, and clinton is also meeting with the president of ukraine and the japanese prime minister. there's now a lawsuit over an exploding smart phone. the florida man claims he suffered second degree burns when the note 7 ignite in his pocket. it's believed to be the first such lawsuit in this country. the man says hours after the accident, he received an e-mail from samsung warning of the phone's battery problem. samsung recalled the note 7 last week. in the wake of the problem, owners of the new iphone 7 can be forbegin if we are nervous when the devices hiss. the sound starts when there's a heavy workload for the processers like games. >> it doesn't happen with all the phones. meanwhile, the lines outside apple stores for friday's release were not as long as in the past. most of the new devices were sold out through preorders,
though. and -- >> i was one of the preorders. >> you. is yours hissing? >> it's not. if it does, it's a general destain salespeoppeople have wh get close to me. >> we don't have to worry about strange sounds from your iphone? >> exactly. >> i'll stick with my old one for a while. i would have the nokia brick phone if they let me. coming up, sky divers who survived their plane e resulting into a fire ball and then crashed into a house. what we found out about the pilot and people inside the home. television's biggest night of the year, biggest award winners, funniest moments, and stunning fashions ahead in the skinny, but first, today's forecast. still hot out there in hollywood. "world news now" weather, brought to you by american advisers group. introducing new k-y touch gel crème.
♪ it's not every day you hear a plane full of people all surviving not only the plane erupting into a fire ball, and crashing into a home. >> more incredible, the people inside the home escaped uninjured. >> reporter: a fire ball illuminating the night sky as a plane crashes into a home, exploding into massive flames. >> look for a possible plane down. >> reporter: just before impact, witnesses in arizona capturing this video. >> there's a plane on fire. >> reporter: police and fire crews responding. >> we are getting reports it was on fire before it ever went down. >> saw just this ball of flame,
just, like, it was going straight, and then it went straight dou. >> reporter: four sky divers on the small cessna set to jump at a festival, all escape without a scratch, and the pilot jumped a half mile away sufferingt it out, he can't stay with it and fly it at night to a safe landing spot. all he could do was bail out. >> reporter: that pilot is now recoff recovering. amazingly, the two people inside the home escape uninjured, and now the ntsb is investigating. abc news, los angeles. big winners and moments in last night's prime time emmy awards. >> latest feather in lady gaga's hat. the skinny is next. "world new
♪ we have a lot to get to in today's skinny. let's start with last night's 68th annual prime time emmy awards, a big night. >> a big night for nerds and political junkies. game of thrones took home the trophy for best drama series as well as best writing and directing for a drama series. >> hbo's veep takes home awards for best comedy series and she
managed to squeeze in jokes as well as a long list of thank yous and one in particular. >> lastly, i'd like to dedicate this to my father, willie, who passed away on friday, and i'm so glad that he like me because his opinion was the one that really mattered. thank you. >> winning best actor in a comedy series for transformative role for amazon's "transparent,". >> and people versus o.j. simpson took home best minny series or movie and writing for a mini series or movie. >> i say nerds because i was watching, paying attention. >> evening loaded with hysterical moments as well. >> one of our favorites was the surprise appearance on stage by matt damon who couldn't help
needle jimmy about not winning an emmy. >> this is so humiliating. i'm sorry, i mean, you lost, and now you got to stand out here for the rest of the night in front of everybody. [ laughter ] oh, it's really -- no, i mean, when you probably just want to go home and curl up and cry. [ laughter ] hey, can we cheer jimmy up? he's a big loser! big round of applause. [ cheers and applause ] >> i love their rivalry. here's the thing, though, kimmel will always be a winner to his mom at least. backstage making thousands of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches her son passed out to the audience. >> based on the tweets we see, the pbjs apparently were hitting the spot, and with the personal touch only a mom can provide, including a note written on napkins, have fun tonight, win or lose, your mom will always love you, don't get drunk. don't get drunk. kisses and hugs, jimmy's mom.
it was the kids from "stranger things" handing out the sandwiches. >> that's great. up next, more important than statues and peanut butter is the red carpet fashion. >> scandal star took maternity to a new level in a beautiful black strapless gown, expecting baby two very soon. >> last night's standout was saur ra paulson, to some, winning best actress for her role in the people versus o.j. simpson in a full length sequin green gown with a neckline of some sort. >> she looks beautiful. >> yeah. >> the real buzz, though, was who was the mystery man sitting next to kevin spacey. >> twitter went crazy over this, who this guy was, rocking a hat. >> huh. now the mystery apparently has been solved by the eagle eye reporters at buzzfeed who say his escort was his manager,
evan, and it's common for stars to bring managers as their plus-ones to the emmys. >> but the manager? that's like half his age, interesting. next, other headlines, lady g a gaga's big, big show in february. >> a source confirmed that lady gaga is headlining the 2017 super bowl halftime show. >> you may recall her awesome performance this year kicking off super bowl 50 with the powerful rendition of the national anthem. >> and speaking of performances, actor bill murray tried out a new role this weekend of his own. >> funny. the legendary comedian stepped behind the bar at his son's new hot spot in brooklyn and finding out that he knocked down four shots of tequila within the first five minutes. >> and that's the beauty of bill bar tending, only pours shots of tequila and while patrons packed the sidewalk trying to get in, and treated fans to a rendition
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achieved it. at least for a few seconds. >> in the process, pulling off a jump than the legendary evil kanevil failed to clear in 1974. here's abc's nick watt. >> reporter: yep, eddie jumped over snake river canyon, idaho in a rocket. >> i would never do this again. it just sucked. it hurt. it was hot. it was uncomfortable. >> reporter: nailing an audacious leap that another failed over 40 years ago. why, oh, why? >> i met him as a small child, and he inspired me so much when i met him. >> really? this much? >> i mean this was a man with a cape. come on. >> reporter: hollywood stunt man for 30 years, doubling for charlie sheen in "navy seals", and now this.
2,000 feet in the air, 400 miles per hour, holy smokes, he's only gone and down it. >> now the emotions can sink in, but right now, you know what? we did it. listen, i got to go get a job tomorrow because i just blew $1.6 million on a rocket. >> yeah. >> awesome. >> i like how he immediately says, i'm never doing that again. >> because it hurt. looking up the lyrics for "i believe i can fly" because once you get it -- >> still on that, huh? >> it just stays with you. >> are you going to give us a serenade? >> no. ♪ every night and day >> oh, yeah. ♪ spread my wings and fly away >> what dance move is that? >> that's my stevie wonder impersonation. ♪ i believe i i
breaking news in america this morning -- another explosion in the new york city area has the nation's largest metropolis on edge. authorities working to find out if that new blast is connected to the others that rattled nerves in both new york and new jersey. we're live. >> those explosions come as world leaders are converging on new york for the united nations general alembly. security also high at the emmy awards. emotions running high for tvs biggest night. and a close call for a race official. he thought no cars were coming. and he was wrong.