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this morning on "world news now" -- closing in. this morning on "world news now" -- closing in. the manhunt for the suspected cop killer intensifies as families are told to stay indoors away from windows. new clues uncovered by detectives. >> we have strong reason to believe we're in the right area right now. >> and the schools closed today. global movement. hundreds of thousands take to the streets to combat climate change. it's the largest demonstration in history taking place in 150 countries. will world leaders take notice? life savers. a speeding suv with three teens crashes over a cliff and plunges into a river. bystanders springing into action. >> oh, my god. look at that. look at that. oh, my god, yes. >> everyday people using their
hands and sheer force to save the day. it is monday, september 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> great monday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm dan kloeffler. did you have a nice weekend? >> i did. i love being next to you, but mondays are so hard. nothing personal. >> not taking it personally at all. i feel very much the same way, but if you have to be stuck on a desk with someone, i'm very happy to be stuck with you. >> i'll take that. a lot of headlines to get to on this monday morning. we begin in pennsylvania where investigators have revealed promising new details about their search. >> while they may be closing in on him, the suspect is still on the loose, and families are still nearly captive in their own homes with many schoolchildren staying home today. linzie janis reports from pennsylvania's pocono mountains. >> reporter: pennsylvania state police say they are hot on the trail of fugitive eric frein. >> we have strong reason to believe we're in the right area right now. >> reporter: revealing evidence
they found in the woods during the search for their outdoor survivalist. an ak-47 clips, a kalashnikov-style rifle and more. >> it's clear he's been planning this for some time. >> reporter: he hasn't been spotted, but police believe he's nearby. >> i know how many people we've put into that area. i know the kinds of sweeps and things we've been doing. no doubt we're pushing him hard. >> reporter: thousands of residents still being told to lock doors and windows keeping outdoor lights on throughout the night. jane is keeping her children and grandchildren inside almost 24/7. >> we're doing finger painting. we're doing lots of board games. >> reporter: checking her yard daily for any signs of frein. >> every day i come out and make sure, was it picked? i take this and i take it. you can tell if somebody has broken in. >> reporter: thousands like jane's daughter logging in
online to listen to the police scanner. >> last night there were about 905 listeners so far. last night there were about 6,000 listening. >> reporter: we've just learned schools will reopen in this area on monday. there will be extra security. kids will be kept indoors. the superintendent calling this situation unprecedented and telling parents ultimately the decision is theirs. linzie janis, abc news, pennsylvania. police in charlottesville, virginia, have issued an arrest warrant for the last man to see a missing university of virginia student. 18-year-old hannah graham was last seen leaving a bar in the early morning hours last saturday. jesse matthew is now wanted on a charge of reckless driving for speeding away from the police station saturday morning after asking for a lawyer. police say he's still a person of interest and not a suspect. hannah's parents are issuing a plea. >> please, please, please, if
you have anything, however insignificant you think it may be, call the police tip line with anything that just might help us to bring hannah home. >> nearly 1,000 volunteers turned out this weekend to help search for her. to delaware where a tour bus overturned on a highway killing two and injuring dozens more. it was returning to new york after a three-day sightseeing trip to washington. one of the victims died at the scene. the other died of injuries at the hospital. the driver and all 47 other passengers were injured. investigators have few details about the cause of the crash because no other vehicles were involved and no other drivers were witness to that crash. the man who climbed the white house fence and ran through an unlocked door is due in court today. the suspect omar gonzalez, an iraq war vet, who made it into one of the most secure buildings in the world with a knife in his pocket. court documents suggest he may have mental problems. the secret service has increased its presence at the white house and is promising a full investigation into the security breach. pope francis used his visit
to albania to call on religious groups to condemn islamic extremists. as many as 300,000 people turned out for yesterday's mass also attended by representatives of the muslims and orthodox christians. the pope called harmony between religions in albania, inspiring an example for the world. security extra tight because of reports militants may be posing a threat. after months of political tension, afghanistan has named a new president to head a unity government. former finance minister ashraf ghani has been declared the winner. in accordance with a power-sharing deal, his one-time rival will fill the position of chief executive. they did not release the final vote fearing it would inflame tension. in northern california, cooler, rainy weather is helping firefighters against a growing wildfire in the northern part of that state. it's just 17% contained. at least ten homes and nearly 130 square miles have been burned east of san francisco. thousands of homes are still in danger and thousands of people
remain under evacuation orders. the man accused of deliberately starting that fire is being held on bail. what's being called the biggest climate change march clogged the streets in new york and more than 150 countries around the world. people from all over the country and many different generations came together to demand the world leaders take action for change. hundreds of thousands marched in new york. thousands in london, berlin and rio de janeiro. all warning that climate change is destroying our planet. abc's gloria riviera walked with demonstrators in new york. >> this could be the largest demonstration for the environment ever. all ages, all different backgrounds united in their call on world leaders to take action to fight climate change. >> reporter: marchers expressed their belief in a number of ways. >> the message here is get the word out that climate change is real,
science backs it up. >> reporter: the united nations secretary-general among the marchers. >> i'm overwhelmed by such a strong power and energy and voice of people. >> reporter: the worldwide marches coincide with the united nations climate summit. starting tuesday when more than 120 world leaders get together in new york to push for a global climate treaty by next year. one that among other things will reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause the earth's temperature to rise. academy award winning actress emma thompson is urging support. >> you have to get everyone who knows what's going an, all of them, to take action. >> reporter: so was peter gabriel. >> we are really risking our own future and particularly the planet's survival for our grandchildren and for their children. >> reporter: that fear spurring a day of global action to push world leaders to press for change. >> just a few days ago, the national oceanic and atmospheric administration, noaa, reported this summer has been one of the hottest on record. and 2014 is on track to be the hottest ever. what's interest, secretary of state john kerry has said that world leaders need to take
climate change as seriously as they take isis and ebola. >> who is not going to be at this u.n. summit? it's going to be the chancellor of germany. also china's president as well. these very prominent world leaders that will be missing, they will be represented but, obviously, not the faces of those countries. >> billions of people, too, in those countries. also this monday morning, the african nation of sierra leone has ended its three-day ebola curfew claiming a huge success in identifying infections and locating dozens of bodies. the extraordinary move of keeping the 6 million residents indoors over three days enabled some health care workers to go door to door visiting every household in that country. authorities say most everyone, in fact, complied with that curfew. in texas, hundreds of
newborns may have been exposed to tuberculosis at a hospital in el paso. an employee as providence memorial hospital recently tested positive for the illness and may have exposed 700 infants and 40 other hospital workers. doctors are urging those patients to get their babies tested. they also point out that caught early, tb is treatable and curable. suspended football player ray rice says the widely circulated video of him allegedly slugging his wife is not accurate. sources teller sister network espn the now-disgraced running back feels the nfl suspended him based on an unfairly edited version of the elevator surveillance video. that will be a major part of his appeal of his indefinite suspension. rice was released by the ravens just hours after the tmz website put an edited video online. on the field, the steelers ended a scoring drought in the third quarter of last night's game against the carolina panthers. the steelers capitalized on carolina's mistakes in the third quarter and set up two seven-yard touchdown passes by ben roethlisberger to antonio
brown. the panthers were playing without all-pro defensive end greg hardy who has been convicted of assaulting a woman. the final score, pittsburgh 37, carolina 19. moving on now, it's a tough decision, right, between a beer or a latte. >> it is? >> not really. so how about a latte that tastes like a beer. >> starbucks is testing its dark barrel latte. testing in ohio and california. it has a syrup that tastes like guinness stout. it's topped with an edible whipped cream and caramel. >> anything with whipped cream and caramel will always be a winner. they promise there's no alcohol in it. no word on when or if that dark barrel latte will go national. reaction online is a little mixed. >> this could be good for --
>> who wouldn't it be good for? >> nursing mothers. they say stout like guinness is really good for breast milk supply. >> really? interesting. that's not been endorsed by the fda. >> no, i think this is just a group of mothers that i know. thanks for clarifying that for standards and practices here. >> this is not considered an endorsement. coming up in "the mix," very challenging dance steps you'll not likely be seeing on "dancing with the stars." and the texas pastor fed up with thieves stealing packages delivered to his home. how he took action, getting even. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power & free. we p >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power & free. lysol power & free has the power to kill 99.9% of germs. and its hydrogen peroxide formula cleans better than bleach without the harshness. dinner's on the table!
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instant heroes saved the day and saved some lives after an instant heroes saved the day and saved some lives after an suv lost control along a utah road and flipped into a creek. >> in teens in the car were on a joy ride. this could have ended tragically. as michelle franzen reports, good samaritans took action. >> three teenaged boys lucky to be alive after an alleged joyride turned disastrous. police say the teen driver speeding on this salt lake city highway when he lost control of his parents' suv, reportedly hitting the brakes hard but apparently not hard enough to stop the car from veering off the cliff-top road, smashing through this metal railing.
>> the vehicle exploded in front of me right there. it's like nothing you'd ever see in your entire life. >> reporter: and plunging into the river below, landing upside down. more than a dozen bystanders rushing to the rescue. >> get down there. go, go -- jump! >> reporter: jumping into the flowing river. >> i don't think that i had any other thought than to jump in and to save -- try to save the people. >> reporter: these good samaritans, frantic, trying to struggle the boys as the mangled car fills with water. they managed to pull the two passengers to safety but the driver's door refuses to budge, leaving the boy stuck behind the wheel. >> we made several attempts to get him out the window. >> oh, my god, look at that.
oh, my god, yes. >> reporter: watch as rescuers flipped the 3,000-pound vehicle themselves with all their might. >> did they get him out? >> yeah. >> when we did turn the vehicle over there was no movement from him for another five minutes. >> reporter: once fire crews arrived, they pried the young man free. the driver in serious condition but a survivor of that terrifying brush with death. >> i think he's alive because people reacted so quickly. >> reporter: michelle franzen, abc news, new york. >> 3,000 pounds they say that suv. took ten people to lift it and bring it over. >> it's not just like flipping it over on a road or street. you are in muddy, slippery conditions. obviously probably just trying get your own balance. to be able to do that, that's amazing video. obviously, they are all very lucky and very thankful to be alive. police may be pressing charges on this but that is yet to be determined. >> fascinating video. >> lucky to be alive. it's a crime trend nationwide.
thieves taking valuable packages delivered to doorsteps. >> you're about to meet a pastor packing heat that said enough is never. -- enough is enough. the trap he set and lessons learned. and later on, free marijuana. yes. you heard me. free weed. find out who is getting high without paying for pot and why. that's in our next half hour on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >> announcer: "world news now" in their neighborhoods. in their schools. even in their own homes. exposure to violence can have a devastating and lifelong impact. through community action and leadership at the national level, we're identifying the children who need our help. i'm attorney general, eric holder, and i'm asking those of you who have a role in a child's life to take action.
fed up with thieves taking packages sent to his home. he set a trap. he packed some heat and caught the culprits. >> the story does not end there, turning into quite a drama all on videotape. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: the alleged thief was brazen. caught on camera pulling into his texas driveway swiping a package off his doorstep. casually stuffing it into her car. and here again, another package gone. >> planned in my mind what i was going to do. >> reporter: past or holmes set a trap. two empty boxes, seven hours of waiting. until finally watch as the pistol backing pastor bolts through his door and pins the suspect to the ground. the woman told him she's just looking for her dog. >> i said you just met your dog, bow, wow, wow. >> reporter: laurie ferguson, a grandmother and alleged thief. her grandchildren right there in the car from an accused package-grabbing grandma to this man in osceola county, florida, still wanted after strolling off, package in hand. >> in west virginia, too, video of this man allegedly bagging
his loot. it's no surprise there's more for the taking than ever before with online shopping soaring, companies are delivering upwards of 35 million packages every day. expecting a package you really don't want swiped? some common sense. always send a package to where you think you'll be. and this can also help. both fedex and u.p.s. offer apps that send text message alerts when a package is about to be dropped off so you can be sure that you're home. not leaving it to security cameras to catch those porch pilferers in the act. matt gutman, abc news, miami. >> seems like bad luck that you'll steal from a pastor. >> from a pastor! >> when cops investigated the suspect, she had 28 packages from other people, all returned to the rightful owners. >> i like that the pastor came up with a hat called forgiven. >> and a pistol apparently. >> that's a good combination. hat called forgiven.
now it's time for the monday "mix." we do a lot of proposals. epic proposals we've seen. >> right. >> this one is so fascinating because this one guy teamed up with a capella group at the university of southern california. he grabs the mike from them. ♪ i love you baby and it's quite all right ♪ >> he decides that woman there he wants to propose to her. that's his best friend, emma. girlfriend of eight years. they went to the school together. and he eventually gets down on one leg to surprise her. one knee to surprise her. and he's singing "love is the answer." and the reaction from the crowd was pretty emotional.
>> that is the best. >> gives you goose bumps. if you hate mondays, it's mushy monday. >> i love that. >> that's a new segment. and look at that. i mean, listen. the folks that "glee" don't even know how to stage something like this. that's amazing. congratulations to them. >> i can never get enough of those proposals. not far from there, oakland city hall, two dancers. aerial dancing. they went outside of city hall to pull off this stunt. this go-pro camera video. isn't this amazing? they rappelled about halfway down city hall. makes my stomach turn just looking at that. perfectly synchronized bouncing off the sides of the walls. just rappelling like, you know, you aren't suspended 50, 60 feet in the air dangling with a couple of ropes and carabiners. >> do you think we could do a segment on "dancing with the stars" like this? >> i think it may be a solo routine.
>> it's fun to watch. but alligators, crocodiles. i grew up in florida and steered away from crocodiles. take a look how close these divers came face-to-face with crocodiles. >> this is out in the wild? >> the video was shot august 20th. they are interacting so close. all of this taking place in the waters off the southeast coast of mexico. >> why do you do this? this just seems look it's going to end tragically. >> it does. >> oh, it does? >> no, i'm sorry, it does seem that way. >> there's our poor headline for the day. it's great video. one direction fans are brave, very beautiful people. one girl in arizona gave this little 12-year-old fighting cancer her one direction ticket
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" -- fighting isis. president obama's latest push to take down the islamic state terrorists in both iraq and syria. the tough diplomacy this week and the difficult decisions involving the american military. white house intruders. the secret service under fire after back-to-back breaches. the serious questions about security. the latest scare and who is taking issue. battling an inferno. the dangerous flames spreading in northern california. hundreds of homes in danger. police forced from their homes and the race against time for firefighters. later in "the skinny," hackers attack rihanna, sending out semi nude pictures of the star and other superstars. the outrage on this monday, september 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news,
this is "world news now." >> good monday morning. i'm dan kloeffler. >> i'm reena ninan. we have a story coming up about this incredible mansion. it's so hard to like buy a piece of real estate anywhere but this house is kind of -- >> the big selling point is someone told me there's a candy room. done. sold. >> vodka room. done. sold. >> a liquor candy store. that's how we should make our money. >> we're out of here. >> we'll get to that in a minute. >> we have a lot of serious news. tough turn to make. someone who the white house and maybe much of the america and the world is hoping doesn't have a home, isis and the war on isis and president obama closing in on his decision to launch air strikes inside syria. congress approved his pl1[kykyk+ fight isis militants. even the president's top military advisers are questioning whether the job can
be done without american combat troops. here's abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: with an assist from french pilots now flying their own missions over iraq, the u.s.-led air war on isis his expanded. more targets more bombs and strikes in syria only a matter of time. the president heads to the u.n. this week to make the case yet again for a global campaign to destroy isis. he's already made the pitch five times over the past 11 days. each time also making it clear what he won't do. >> the american forces that have been deployed do not and will not have a combat mission in iraq or in syria. >> reporter: the president's top generals seem to disagree. >> if there are threats to the united states then i, of course, would go back to the president and make a recommendation that may include the u.s. of u.s. military ground forces. >> reporter: white house insists there is no disagreement. that the president is open to having u.s. troops embedded with
iraqi troops on the front lines. just don't call them combat troops. >> these would be troops serving on the ground. these will be troops wearing boots, i assume. they'd be combat ready and in the line of fire. how your not considering these troops that are combat troops? >> they are not in a combat role. they are in an advise and assist role that yes, it does carry with it some risk. but it is different than the combat role that american troops were engaged in for such a long time in iraq. >> reporter: congress approved the president's plan to train rebels to fight isis on the ground in syria. the rare bipartisan show of support. but wait. the pentagon said it will take three to five months to begin the training. and that the first fighters won't be trained until the spring at the earliest. it will take about a year to train the first 5,000. that helps explain why officials say the campaign to defeat isis will take years and years. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. an iraq war veteran who
managed to scale a fence friday and run into the white house before the secret service could stop him is expected in federal court today. 42-year-old omar gonzalez was arrested and found carrying a small folding knife. his family says he suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome and wouldn't have hurt anyone. president obama and the first family were not home at the time of the security breach. all five inmates who escaped from a central california jail friday night have been captured. the fifth escapee was taken into custody in madera count thai yesterday following an anonymous tip. they were also tipped off before catching the other four inmates. they were held an various charges including attempted murder. it's still not clear how they escaped. police in pennsylvania are closing in on that survivalist suspected in the deadly ambush of state troops. after nine days of searching, they have new clues revealing several items recovered from the woods where eric frein is believed to be hiding. among them, a powerful rifle and
two ak-47 clips. although frein likely planned the attack for a long time and planned the escape, police believe they are getting the upper hand in the search. >> up until now his advantage has been this is his backyard and he knows this rugged terrain. our tactical operations people now also know his backyard. the area he once felt safe in. >> as many as 7,000 residents are being told to lock their doors, lock their windows and keep outdoor lights on throughout the night. some schools will be closed again today as a precaution. police in virginia are trying to track down a person of interest in the disappearance of a missing university of virginia student. 18-year-old hannah graham was last seen leaving the bar in the early morning hours last saturday. police have issued an arrest warrant for jesse matthew believed to be the last person to see graham alive. nearly 1,000 volunteers turned out this past weekend to help search for hannah. the forest fires raging in the west. nearly 20 of them in just five
states. it's a break in the weather has helped firefighters make some progress in that monster fire burning out of control in northern california. this morning, though, it is just 17% contained. abc's aditi roy takes us to those front lines. >> reporter: the stubborn flames ripped through the terrain of northern california's eldorado national forest. the blaze now 82,000 acres and growing over the weekend. forcing 3,000 to flee their homes. >> people are worried. >> highest priority now in this area is to continually assess when residents can come back in here. >> reporter: the wildfire outmuscling 5,000 firefighters. leveling 30 structures, including ten homes. >> right now the biggest challenge with this fire is the terrain that the fire is burning in and the area. the fact that the fire is so far away from a lot of superpopulated areas. >> reporter: you can even see
the plumes of smoke from space. tankers dropping more fire retardant than on any other fire in history. a record-setting 450,000 gallons of what's called red slurry. water and fertilizer with red dye leaving many homes shrouded in pink dust. the fire ravaged this area. you'll still notice the hot spots, the blackened earth, charred trees. hand crews came and dug this line to prevent the flames from spreading to the other side but the fire rages on out of control. aditi roy, abc news, eldorado national forest. nasa scientists are celebrating a big achievement. a spacecraft named maven is now circling mars. it lifted off last november, traveled 442 million miles and launched in orbit just hours ago. that's where it will stay. it won't land on the planet. its mission is to study the planet's upper atmosphere to find out how mars went from warm, wet planet nearly history, billions of years ago, to a cold, dark one today. >> isn't it fascinating? obviously as much as they learn
from there could be applied to potentially any kind of changes we see here on earth. >> this is really a big moment for nasa. they've done ten of these launches. the last three were not successful. this was really a moment of victory for them that this took off so well. >> it's a great point. the fact that nasa has plans of sending manned mission to mars sometime in the 2030s which, i mean, it just seems like science fiction, but, obviously, not an unachievable goal to make. >> 2030. will we even be alive then? >> i would hope so. >> it seems like an eternity away. sorry to cut your life span short. >> not at all. listen, maybe if we can make enough money to afford something like this. some new lavish digs are up for sale. >> i love this. it's a sprawling 23,000-square-foot beverly hills
mansion. $85 million. that will give you eight bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, enormous infinity pool. breathtaking views of the los angeles skyline. look at the candy. the m&m dudes. for the sweet tooth in us all, there's a mouth watering candy wall lined with dispensers chock full of every kind of candy you can think of. >> and 12-seat vodka and home cinema. >> if we pool our money together all we support the pool, the candy room and vodka room, right? that's just it. >> you know who you'll have to talk to? jay-z and beyonce. apparently they've looked at this place. >> that would be amazing. >> could you imagine being blue ivy growing up in that. >> let's set up a play date. you and me with blue ivy. >> i think you should tune into that. >> that would be a little too creepy for them. coming up in "the skinny," chris martin leaves one hollywood a-lister for another. is he on the rebound? plus, all stoked up getting high for free. it's colorado's big marijuana giveaway. and only 30 people are eligible
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she loves to shop online with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity
within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime, in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim!
call the number on your screen for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection risk free and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme. call the number on your screen now. welcome back, everyone. nfl star ray rice is insisting he should be allowed back an the football field. despite domestic violence allegations.
>> the ravens running back is sidelined after a videotape surfaced showing rice hitting his wife in an elevator. rice says that tape doesn't tell the whole truth. here's abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: sources telling our sister network espn, ray rice will appeal his indefinite nfl suspension by arguing in part that the league's decision came after watching an edited videotape that didn't show the full story. these sources also claiming that the infamous video of ray rice punching his now wife in an elevator was whittled down and condensed. tmz posting that full video along with a shorter one. >> the punch is as clear as can be. i'm not quite sure what we could hear about editing of that that would change the nation's perception of what happened in that elevator. >> reporter: rice has apologized publicly. on game day, nfl commissioner roger goodell at metlife stadium.
earlier this week apologizing for the way the league handled the rice case. >> i got it wrong on a number of levels from the process that i led to the decision that i reached. >> reporter: now rice persona nongrata. this weekend, thousands of fans lining up for hours to trade in ray rice jerseys. the scandal that started the league's domestic violence controversy far from over. ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> you know, just hours after the tmz video came out, the ravens put him an suspension. but i agree, it's got to be incredible -- it's got to be pretty incredible. >> a woman was injured. that's all i need to know. that's all i need to know. i don't know what else are you going to see in that? i don't possibly know. but who knows. anyway. coming up, hackers are targeting hollywood a-listers with a vengeance again.
reveal plenty of some nonfamily friendly photos of her online, the hackers circulated pictures she didn't want shared. yesterday they came out and include pictures of a nipple, her back side uncensored. they appear to be from a wardrobe fitting. >> another victim, gabrielle union confirmed unauthorized topless photos were stolen and posted. her legal team is contacting the fbi. >> kim kardashian is, well, never really camera shy. maybe in this instance, though. kate bosworth, vanessa hudgens also hacked. >> alicia keys who is pregnant wants everyone to see her nude photos? >> she posted pictures of herself covering her breasts on instagram. a peace sign posted on her belly. >> so brave. i never could have done that. she said she's trying to build an audience of fans who want to
make the world a better place. >> that's very ambitious. it includes groups fighting for gay rights, racial equality and the justice system among others. this is now keys' second child. that was the first glimpse we have of the second child. >> and i have to say, good on her because most people sell their nude photos and she's doing it for a good cause. next up, a done deal. colin farrell will be starring in season two of "true detectives." telling the sunday world he's so excited to be a part of the hbo thriller series set in los angeles. >> details are still closely guarded for season two and rumors flying over who will star with farrell. ranging from taylor kitch to jessica chastain. stay tuned. >> quite a mix in that. very nice. >> six months after chris martin's unconscious uncoupling from gwyneth paltrow, looks like he's consciously coupling with a new beau. >> taking up with a new actress,
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