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military equipment from the united states. north korea's response? a gleeful threat. an official describing that massive nuclear test as a gift package fort u.s. >> the u.s. will receive more gift packages. >> reporter: and hijacking nikki haley's words, saying it's the u.s. begging for war. many south koreans feel helpless. he says it's about family for koreans, not politics and sending an emotional message to the white house. >> translator: i plead with president trump, he says, to stop talking tough and work towards a peaceful resolution. >> reporter: both sides are urged to de-escalate. president putin says tough talk out of washington won't work. he says the north koreans will eat grass before they give up their nuclear program and the only way forward is dialog. terry moran, abc news, seoul, south korea.
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>> and the crisis in north korea is weighing on stock markets. all the asian markets lost ground overnight. >> there was a 234-point slide by the dow. the s&p also suffered sharp declines. >> all three of the major averages are still firmly in positive territory for the year. >> a lot going on there, vladimir putin and his south korean counterpart met to discuss all this going on. with lots of people watching north korea, south korea, russia and the u.s. coming up, the potential for american princess. >> meghan markle is opening up about prince harry. i smell an engagement. you're watching "world news now." to become dangerous. new tide pods child guard pack. helps keep your laundry pacs safe and your child safer. align, press and unzip.
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♪ ♪ and we'll never be royals ♪ that kind of love just ain't for us ♪ ♪ we crave a different kind of buzz ♪ ♪ let me be your ruler >> now to royal baby watch. prince william says there's not much sleep going on at home with baby number three on the way, but he and kate are celebrating the happy news. >> now the baby will bump prince harry down in the line of succession, doesn't seem to bother his paramour, meghan markle. >> reporter: it's soon to be a party of five with baby number three on the way for the royal couple. >> everybody's very excited about a royal baby. all right announcement coming earlier than palace officials anticipating after it was revealed that kate is again suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum. the situation can become dangerous, causing severe
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malnutrition, electrolyte abnormalities and in some cases organ failure. >> it's not been as severe as the first pregnancy. she's been unwell. she would like to take george to his school on friday. >> reporter: kate hinting in july at a growing family after a well-wisher gave her a gift meant for newborn baby. baby number three bumps prince harry down to sixth in line of succession. and thanks to a law change in 2013, princess charlotte will remain fourth in line, just behind big brother george, regardless of whether or not the new baby is a boy or girl. uncle harry was all smiles, stepping out in manchester on monday. >> fantastic, great, very, very happy for them. >> reporter: next in line poised to help grow the royal family? prince harry's girl friend, actress meghan markle, she is opening up about their relationship amid engagement
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speculation. the suit star telling the magazine, we're two people who are really happy and in love. nothing about me changed. i'm still the same person that i am and i've never defined myself by my relationship. >> when we see him in a few days at the invictus games, she will be there. it will be her chance to see what the intense media scrutiny is like. >> reporter: and with regards to keeping their relationship private, markle says, i hope what people will understand is that this is our time. this is for us. it's part of what makes it so special that it's just ours. but we're happy. personally, i love a great love story. >> harry would not want an engagement to detract from what they're doing there. but i suspect we'll see an announcement possibly before christmas. >> before christmas, aye? >> chop, chop. >> i think he would just like to
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disappear with meghan markle. down in the succession, he doesn't care. he doesn't want to be king. he just wants to be harry. some i deserve others i don't and a few are kind of true but in the end the only name that matters is my own and one thing i never carry on my shoulders is dandruff because shoulders were made for greatness, not dandruff if parts a and bcare and want more coverage. guess what? you could apply for a medicare supplement insurance plan whenever you want. no enrollment window. no waiting to apply. that means now may be a great time to shop for an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. medicare doesn't cover everything. and like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, these help cover some of what medicare
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where he took the children. well, over in pennsylvania, a prankster has apparently tied red balloons to several sewers. >> and are people finding it funny? >> the cops found it and wrote, we give creds for creativity. we respectfully request you not do that again. and now to detectives searching for fingerprints, because clowns wear gloves, no fenger prints left behind. next we have an excuse even worse than the dog ate my homework. we have a guy, what is his name? jesse lawrence posted on twitter that he had this package delivered and you know how you try to block a doorway sometimes by putting a chair under the handle. the parcel did that to him and there you go. >> what if the door opened the other way. >> you're ruining the story. you're ruining my big story here.
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>> i was playing detective. all right, despacito may have been dethroned as the number one song on the charts. however a musical genius in japan is giving us a new version to appreciate. yes, there he is, playing "despacito" on two calculators. >> that is genius. i can play "star wars" on one. >> this video has now been viewed over 400,000 times. >> really? this is a funny world. >> you can play "star wars" on a calculator. >> one, four three two eight, four three two eight. >> does any one have a calculator? i used to play heart and soul on the dial tone phones, but they don't make that noise anymore. >> this is amazing. >> he's got chords. >> double fisting it. >> nick, please bring your calculator tomorrow. calculator tomorrow. >>
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this morning on "world news now," hurricane irma. >> the category five hurricane is churning through the caribbean, aimed at florida. mandatory evacuations have already begun in the keys. preparations in full swing. gasoline flr short supply. we'll bring you the latest and the accuweather forecast live. and protests across the country as president trump moves to end daca. the program protects 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought here as children. now it's up to congress to determine their fate. also happening right now, the battle against dozens of wildfires across the west. one of the largest now jumping straight borders and making air in one major city unhealthy to breathe. and later, the man taking selfies to new levels,
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literally. so, who is he? where did he learn how to fly? and what hair product does he use? very great hold there. >> yeah. that hold is too good. >> we have lots of questions on this wednesday, september 6th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you ever take a selfie half hanging out of an airplane? >> no, and i don't use hair product either. >> oh, all right, well, two things to learn today. we'll get to that in a little bit. but we're going to start things off with the most powerful hurricane in decades making its way across the caribbean headed straight for florida. >> the satellite image of irma looks like a buzz saw. overnight it's moving over portions of the leeward islands and will reach the virgin hin islands today. >> it will pass north of puerto rico late today and federal agencies are already deployed in puerto rico. the governor has declared a
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state of emergency as well. >> and gas is in short supply in the florida keys because all tourists and visitors must leave this morning. everyone else has to get out by this evening, even the naval air station in key west is evacuating. >> and miami officials are planning the first major evacuation in 12 years, possibly as soon as tonight. there's lar run on emergency supplies as well. >> let's check the latest path of hurricane irma. >> accuweather's justin povick is here. good morning. >> good morning to you. more so, we're looking at a very, very intense hurricane. i just checked one of the recent observations out of barbuda. wind gusts here, 157 miles per hour. and they're on the weaker side of the storm right now, the western side of the storm. movement takes it to the west and north west. and we're looking at catastrophic impacts towards the virgin islands and antigua and
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barbuda. we get toward late week and the upcoming weekend, we are confident about a u.s. landfall most likely into the state of florida, and this would produce again, widespread damage. the potential for very heavy rain that could induce flooding. it will be moving. we're talking about flooding but not catastrophic amounts like harvey produced but still a foot of rain can do a lot of damage. >> sometimes three predictions change and vary, how certain are we that this storm will hit florida? >> you know, what you really want to do here is focus in on not so much the center of the line but more so the cone. we are very confident it will be making the move toward southeastern florida as we bear down into the upcoming weekend. now is the time to prepare. >> luckily, people are at least doing that. justin povick from accuweather, thank you. and irma is likely to be the most powerful hurricane to hit
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florida in more than than 80 years. >> many gas stations have already run out. abc's alex perez has more. >> reporter: long lines, bare shelves and frayed nerves, as all of florida braces for what could be the worst hurricane to hit the state in decades. >> it's very important that everybody in our state gets prepared. >> reporter: and take a look here at this publix grocery store where the sports drinks and water would be. shelves completely empty, people scooping up what they can when they can. the goefrnl declaring a state of emergency. >> a category five hurricane. it's really scary. you have to be prepared as much as possible. >> reporter: for some, harvey's destruction in texas is fueling the fear. >> saw what happened in houston, four feet of rain. they're saying this storm's going to be worse. >> reporter: in the low-lying florida keys, mandatory evacuations. officials telling tourists to get out as soon as possible.
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patricia and valeri lynn rushed here from houston where they were dealing with harvey. now faced with a new storm. >> i said we got ten minutes, pack your bags. we caught a flight monday morning from dallas to here. >> reporter: the mayor warning residents not to rely on shelters. >> going to stay with family or friends outside the evacuation zone is the best choice, since shelters only provide for basic needs. >> reporter: hurricane irma seen from space, the strong els est e atlantic basin since 2005. is south florida ready? >> well, i'd say we're not ready. no one is ever ready for a category five hurricane. >> reporter: in the 25 years since hurricane andrew, construction has boomed in florida. during that time, nearly one in ten homes were built in the state. >> the place has grown like
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crazy since andrew. there a lot of people who haven't been through this before. >> reporter: evacuations in miami dade could start as early as wednesday. they are urging people to take pictures of important documents, refill prescriptions and of course have a spare power supply for your cell phone. >> one of the longer term effects of irma could be on your breakfast take. if the storm hits florida, the crop are of oranges could be impacted. commodities markets saw a big jump ahead of the storm. and the air fours hrce has d an investigation into a crash in arizona. the jet was on a training mission when the crash took place. the pilot was killed in the incident, but it's not clear what caused the plane to go down. and the future of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants is in limbo now that president
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trump has moved to officially end the daca program that protects them from deportation, after shifting the plight of the d.r.e.a.m.ers to law makes, the president tweets, congress now has six months to legalize daca. if it doesn't, i will revisit this issue. dozens of people were arrested in front of trump tower in new york. hundreds of demonstrators gathered in los angeles. and in some cities, students walked out of class in response to the president's decision. >> i have a great heart for the folks we're talking about. a great love for them. hopefully, now congress will be able to help them and do it properly. >> in announcing the president's decision, attorney general jeff sessions labeled the program that offers temporary legal status to illegals brought to the country as children, he called them illegal aliens, saying they took jobs from
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americans. >> obama had unsuccessfully tried to get congress to pass immigration legislation while in office, and now law makers are facing that task again. mary bruce has more. >> reporter: with the fate of the d.r.e.a.m.ers now in their hands, congress is bracing for a bruising fight. >> here's deal. the congress is going to have to up its game. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan says he wants to protect dreamers, but many conservatives disagree. it's a familiar battle. law makers have already tried and failed more than ten times to act on this issue. why should d.r.e.a.m.ers today have any confidence that this time around you'll be able to get this done? >> daca is about to expire. we need to act on this or we know the consequences are a count down clock for deportation. >> reporter: at the top of the must-do list, hurricane harvey relief, funding the government to avoid a shutdown, and on top
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of all that, the white house is also pushing tax reform. >> how are you going to get all this done? >> we'll get it done. we don't have a choice. >> reporter: there's no question, this is a tall order. six months is not a lot of time, especially up hire. now top republicans i've talked with say if the president wants them to protect d.r.e.a.m.ers, he's got to get involved, worked phones, tell them specifically what he's willing to sign so congress can get to work. mary bruce, abc news, capitol hill. and north korea is promising more so-called gift packages fort ousfor the u.s. that was the phrase a diplomat used for his country's test of a hydrogen bomb. he said there more to come if the ouu.s. continues reckless provocations. meanwhile, the president has approved the sale of more military equipment to south korea and japan. and wildfires are burning 1.5 milli
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1.5 million acres of land. the embers from the eagle creek fire have caused flames to spread across the boarder in washington state. it's dropping large amountis of ash on portland. and the young son of a fallen police officer received a special sendoff on his first day of school. >> austin started kindergarten yesterday. more than two dozen of his father's colleagues escorted the 5-year-old to his bus stop >> his dad was killed while responding to a domestic violence call in december. his colleagues have vowed they will never forget his family. >> wow, what a great show of support for him. and coming up, another new england team stands accused of cheating. >> major league baseball has found that the first place


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