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♪ ♪ a number of recent accidents on racetracks have made it apparent that fans are often in harm's way. >> should there be standards to keep everyone watching safe? here's abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: the truly amazing thing about this moment of terror is that none of these spectators was hurt. it's worth a second look as a car in italy loses control
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during a weekend race. remarkable because in most car-versus-spectator crashes, the spectator loses. three people died last week in the netherlands. this monster truck careening out of control. glen shot this video last year while racing up colorado's pike peak. you can see just how close the crowd gets. to prevent injury, this year the race changed the rule. all spectators now restricted to several safety zones. he manages the high plains race way in colorado. a good rule of thumb is to keep at least 50 feet away and stay out of the danger zones like the outside of curves, right where those italian spectators were watching. >> obviously, people want to get close to the action. the closer to the action they are, the more likely they'll be a part of the action in a bad way. >> reporter: sometimes close can be too close. clayton sandell, abc news, colorado.
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coming up -- speaking out. just days after the reality tv stars the giudices were sentenced to jail time, they take to the air waves to express their shock. why they're apparently the only ones who didn't see it coming. also ahead in our next half hour, a school getting dressed down for wanting their students to button up. why their unorthodox way of getting students to comply is now backfiring. that's all ahead on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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♪ ♪ before teresa and joe giudice were sentenced an a variety of fraud charges, everyone expected the reality tv show couple to get a harsh sentence. everybody but the couple themselves. >> and as they prepare for
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prison time, they reveal how circumstances are affecting their family. abc's dan abrams has the story. >> of course, i was shocked. >> reporter: real housewives of new jersey star teresa giudice preparing to serve a 15-month sentence for fraud. speaking out to bravo's andy cohen about learning she'd be serving hard time. >> i mean it was very unexpected. i don't even know what's to say. i really don't know what to say. >> reporter: she was eligible for many more months but the judge spared her. has she learned a lesson? >> i need to read things before i sign them. i do need to understand things before i sign them. >> reporter: that's not how the court saw them. no question, the giudices now facing a new reality as husband joe prepares for a longer prison term once she's released. beginning in january, where will she call home? it could be at a federal prison camp in west virginia, far from her family. but known as camp cupcake. martha stewart was sent here a
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decade ago for lying about a stock trade. >> reporter: even if it's one of the finer federal prison establishments, it's sure to be quite the transition for this real housewife accustomed to the celebrity treatment. >> i'm the queen. >> reporter: or she could be sent to connecticut at danbury, the inspiration for "orange is the new black." the catfights giudice favors wouldn't go over so well here. >> [ bleep ]. >> [ bleep ]. >> reporter: she can try to flip tables all she wants, but in prison, they're bolted down. >> how do you think you're going to do in prison? >> i'm going to do fine. >> you're going to do fine? >> i don't care about that. i just slick my hair back and go about my day. >> reporter: teresa revealed she's already getting support from her young daughter gia. one of her four children with joe. >> she was being strong for me.
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she's like, mommy, don't worry about it. i'll be there. i'll help daddy with the girls. it broke my heart when she said that. >> reporter: a family bond that may have landed the giudice parents in trouble and could now help them through a very difficult time. dan abrams, abc news, new york. >> i just think about those four little girls. >> that's it for me in this story, yes. >> and apparently one of the guidance counselors told her their daughter gia, they're going to pull her out once a week from gym class to have a session with the counselors to make sure she's okay. >> those kids may never live in the house with their -- both parents again. he's facing the possibility of deportation once he goes to prison because he's not a u.s. citizen. it's hard to -- they broke the law. they did wrong. it's hard to have sympathy. a lot of people say good for them, but i feel bad for them. >> at sentencing the judge said, if you don't have it, you
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spots and residues. wow, what a difference! and now it's time for "the mix." cancer doesn't really discriminate. >> not at all. even if you are a female police officer. meet karen long from the orlando police department. this incredible woman is a breast cancer survivor. two times over she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. that's was her first diagnosis in 2007. then underwent a double mastectomy. breast cancer awareness month they gave her this bubble gum pink police car to help push her along with the other women an the force battling breast cancer. she's a mother of two. she promised her son she'll be around to dance at his wedding. >> a lot of people have
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questions when they see a pink police car driving down the street. that's fantastic. we'll take you down to atlanta. a music festival, electronic music festival. a deaf person -- might scratch your head. how can they enjoy the music? you have to have a good friend with you. and there is the good friend. what's you are seeing is the friend signing the lyrics. and some of the rhythm. you can see the best friend to the right. following along with the bass and the rhythm. still able to enjoy the music festival. this video was posted online. a lot of people really took to it. she's able to enjoy the music. >> i love that image of her bobbing her head around and really enjoying it. that's a true friend. the iphone 6 can't catch a break. the latest one -- you aren't crying for apple? >> apple is going to be fine.
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>> they are ripping out chunks of people's hair. lots of tweets about it. take a look at some of the images. chest hair. these ads are all spoofs. they aren't real legitimate ads. there are lots of tweets going around saying they can't clearly catch a break meaning apple. i wonder if the testers were mainly bald guys. and congrats apple for finally getting hipsters to shave. >> this is funny. this is cool. people, calm down. have you ever been to philadelphia and walked down the streets at night in philly? >> not by myself necessarily. >> you probably shouldn't. i love you philadelphia, but yeah. this guy decided to have some fun. he goes out dressed as a vampire and started scaring the hell out of people. this video is online. we can't show you some of the unedited stuff. some people cursed him out. others took off running. some threatened violence. >> he looks scary.
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" -- ebola fight. the american battling the virus and the doctors taking action with experimental medicine. the serious new fears here and worldwide. new clues in the search for a suspected cop killer in pennsylvania. what the fugitive left behind and how the changing seasons could help authorities. campus controversy. an unusual message to high school students. dress more respectably. that goes viral starting a new debate over school dress codes. domestic diva dispute. the rivalry heats up even more between martha stewart and gwyneth paltrow as paltrow attempts to elbow her way into homemakers' hearts. that's in "the skinny" on this tuesday, october 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> good morning to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we're going to begin with the latest on the ebola crisis. president obama called it a top national security priority. new passenger airline screening rules are being developed. >> meanwhile the liberian man being treated in texas is now getting an experimental drug. abc's cecilia vega reports from dallas. >> reporter: as thomas eric duncan's fight for his life, doctors are now administering an experimental ebola-fighting drug. this after officials had said that medicine would make him even sicker. >> i can't answer whether -- if he would have taken that earlier or not would have made a difference. i can't answer that. >> reporter: since duncan became the first ebola patient ever diagnosed in the u.s., 800 calls a day pouring into the cdc skyrocketing up from the usual 50. officials now trying to ease fears. >> we don't have an outbreak. we have one event that is being
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handled properly. >> reporter: that american video journalist who contracted ebola while working in liberia reaching american soil. that's ashoka mukpo heading to a hospital. >> he walked off the plane. waved to us. tentative and frightened. >> reporter: in dallas where duncan remains the only ebola patient, the clock is ticking for the ten people who had contact with him. now is the time ebola symptoms would most likely to show. eight to ten days after their last visit with him. hazmat teams finished cleaning out that dallas apartment where duncan had been staying with his family. that is where they could have been exposed. those teams destroying nearly everything inside. they saved just a handful of personal items like some family photos and a family bible. cecilia vega, abc news, dallas.
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a teenager from the chicago area is facing terror related charges after being arrested over the weekend. fbi says 19-year-old muhammad hamzah khan wanted to join isis. he was arrested saturday night at o'hare trying to board a plane for austria with a connecting flight to turkey. from there agents say he was to be smuggled into syria. flights are getting back to normal in chicago after an equipment problem caused extensive delays. at one point o'hare and midway came to a halt with no takeoffs or landings yesterday. and delays continued into the night. the faa is blaming an equipment outage that affected the air traffic control center's phone lines. just a week and a half ago more than 2,000 flights were canceled because of a fire at a control center. we turn to the latest clue in the dangerous manhunt in the pennsylvania mountains. it's a letter likely left behind by eric frein, the man accused of opening fire on two state troopers. linzie janis has the latest on the search.
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>> reporter: abc news has learned police searching for eric frein found a handwritten letter by the alleged cop killer did tailing how he shot two state troopers and how he escaped. authorities say it isn't clear if the letter was left on purpose and it offers no motive. frein's family declining to speak with us. this as police patrol the area near the family's home. where less than 24 hours ago, a state trooper thought he spotted the survivalist and war re-enactor seen in this documentary. >> it's not vietnam. we're in the middle of pennsylvania in a revolutionary war fort. >> reporter: hundreds of officers racing to the location of the possible sighting sunday evening. >> one of the advantages of fall n winter is the leaves go away so mr. frein doesn't have a canopy anymore to cover him. >> reporter: investigators say frein will likely break into one of the hundreds of vacant properties in search of food and shelter. john hornby is surrounded by
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vacation homes. >> walk around the back. walk around the buildings. check all the glass. >> this area is also full of abandoned homes like this one. police say frein could use any one of them to seek shelter from the elements. linzie janis, abc news, pennsylvania. the supreme court has dropped a surprise bombshell effectively clearing the way for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in america. the high court declined to hear appeals from five states where lower courts had struck down their banns on gay marriage. that now clears the way for gay men and women to marry in more states. we turn to a weather mess hitting our friends in houston, texas. a strong burst of high winds cut off power to homes and businesses. the driver of an suv was killed when a tree fell on her vehicle.
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farther north, hail storms moved across a broad swath of the country where marble sized hail blanketed much of the city. there were no reports of injuries there. this powerful storm system is moving east. that's east. get your rain boots. >> coming our way. >> accuweather's jim dickey tracking this storm and what's left of hurricane simon. hello, jim. >> good morning. holding on to rain and storms here today. out across the great lakes, ohio valley, back towards the mississippi and spreading towards the northeast. these storms yesterday produced widespread large hail. we're expecting some hail today. not quite as strong as what we saw on monday. capable of producing soaking rain, localized flooding. we're watching what's left of simon make its way north and east. we're going to see heavy rain in the four corners through the next 24, 48 hours, especially wednesday. watch out for flooding here. >> thank you very much. a new york landmark is being bought by a chinese insurance company. hilton is selling the waldorf astoria hotel for nearly $2
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billion. that's among the highest prices ever paid for a hotel. and it works out to about $1.4 million per hotel room. under the deal, hilton will continue to operate the property for the next 100 years. the iconic hotel has been popular with presidents since herbert hoover. walmart already sells medicines. now it wants to sell health insurance. they have plans to allow shoppers to compare options and enroll in medicare and public exchange plans. customers can enroll online or by phone or at one of the walmart stores. they already have health clinics at some of the stores. >> they started in southern california, texas and they'll start six other states. and by 2015, that's their plan. $40 for a drop-in visit. some employees can get $4 visits. it's pretty good. what do you think? >> this is just what walmart does. they aren't making enough money. they keep finding ways. they started dabbling in banking just a couple of years ago.
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they got all those people in stores. might as well start to expand and give them other services besides -- >> do you remember just when obamacare was about to take off they put a bunch of employees on part-time salaries and then they brought 35,000 back to full time. interesting to see that they've chosen to get into the health care business. not in the food business necessarily yet, but probably only a matters of time but there's a restaurant in australia and the waitress will bring you a gourmet burger on a wooden board. >> mcdonald's and some say this upscale fast food eatery may be the chain's future. they offer two different kinds of buns, four different kinds of cheeses and 19 specialty toppings including guacamole, pineapple, beet root. i hope there's roasted eggplant, too. >> mcdonald's is feeling the heat. chains are coming on strong. experts say it's just a matter of time until we see these types of changes in the united states, too.
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what's that going to cost? people like the cheap food if you will, at mcdonald's. >> upscale places, panera. wouldn't you consider that a little more upscale? >> i don't know panera. >> you don't know panera? >> is that the bread, sandwich place? >> all right. >> chipotle. you've never been to chipotle. somebody go on a chipotle run. is there one open in the city? >> i know popeye's chicken. we've got "the skinny" which you won't be eating popeye's chicken. who got a perfect score and who got booted from the stage. first, a controversial message to students about sexy outfits turns into a huge viral debate over high school dress codes. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by olay total effects. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by olay total effects. everything life throws my way.
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♪ ♪ ♪ there's lots of talk about school dress codes. one high school in north dakota is taking a lot of heat for a recent attempt at changing the way girls dress. it's their not-so-subtle suggestion to avoid wearing tight pants that has caused a heated debate. juju chang with the story. >> reporter: it's that humiliating moment in "pretty woman." jewelera -- julia roberts as a
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hooker with a heart of gold getting kicked out of a fancy beverly hills boutique for inappropriate dress. >> look, i've got money to spend in here. >> i don't think we have anything in here for you. please leave. returning the next day only to be welcomed. >> i was in here yesterday. you wouldn't wait on me. you work on commission, right? >> yes. >> big mistake. >> reporter: now those iconic scenes sparking an outcry at devils lake high school. after they played it during a female assembly. they were encouraging female students to refrain from wearing tight yoga pants and leggings. telling the "huffington post" the pretty woman clips showed the teens how you are in charge of the image you project. some of those students and their parents say it was over the top. >> i get like how that lady was judged by what she was wearing. we don't wear that kind of stuff to school. >> the message it's sending to the girls is they dress like prostitutes and they are sexualizing them instead of treating them with self-respect. >> reporter: the presence pal later admitted showing the clip was a poor choice but across the
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country, students are protesting what they say is public shaming. schools sending girls home for wearing jeggings or yoga pants claiming their clothes are too distracting for the boys. >> this message is telling boys that if a girl is dressed in a provocative way they have a green light to behave any way they want and that can be very dangerous. >> reporter: in new jersey, one middle school's fairly common but strict shorts and skirts at fingertip policy sparked students to take action. they launched #-iammorethanastrakz -- distraction to push for fairness in school dress codes. >> the dress code focuses on girls more than it does on boys. that's when we realized this needed to stop. and we started to take action. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> i don't understand. >> you don't understand what. >> don't dress like the woman
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dressed like a prostitute. all right. i'm okay with that message to be honest. people wearing tight things, i guess that's the style now, but what is the message that you can dress like julia roberts who is playing a prostitute but if you do so, you should not expect anyone to treat you any differently and look at you any differently? is that the message? >> i think everybody in america needs to wear school uniforms. end of story. >> i'm okay with that. >> are you okay with uniforms? >> i am. i'm trying to make sure i understand what's happening. >> in september there's a school in florida that made a girl wear red sweat pants and a neon shirt that said i violated school dress code because her skirt was too short. >> i'm okay with that, too. >> you're okay with that? >> i'm okay with it all. anything that -- i have daughters. >> that daughter of yours is going to be in trouble. >> she's wearing baggy onesies right now. we've got "the skinny" coming up. he's misunderstood. kanye west is misunderstood and you'll see it here in just a second. >> i look forward to that. gwyneth paltrow raising the stakes in an apparent feud with
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martha stewart. could this be an all-out war? that's all up next on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ time for "the skin ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ time for "the skinny." we kick it off with the moment we were all waiting for on "dancing with the stars." ever since alfonso ribeiro was
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announced as a contestant, they all thought they'd be seeing the carlton reprisal. last night we finally got it. ♪ ♪ it's not unusual >> we knew this was coming. you heard the tom jones classic start playing and sure enough. he knocked it out of the park. he used to do this all the time an "fresh prince of bel air." he pulled off a perfect score of 40 in his routine. >> but sadly someone had to go. that was betsey johnson. her jive wasn't enough to keep dancing. she was such a good sport about it, calling the experience a very big trip. you know, alfonso gave out some really big tips about the dance, about the moves. ♪ >> he said it's all about the hands and over. do it with me. >> what does that mean? >> take the tie off. do it with me. >> if i take the tie off --
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i'm going to tie your hands with it. >> oh, boy. >> wow. it's all in the hands. >> i don't think "dancing with the stars" will be calling me. >> we should do that. we will do this one day, reena and i will do a dance routine on this floor. >> i double dare you. that's great. the gloves are off in a much more style competition. the rivalry between gwyneth paltrow and martha stewart. why are they getting into it? gwyneth paltrow hiring girsh to be head of her money losing lifestyle company. she used to be with martha stewart. she left after a year on the job. >> they've dismissed paltrow's efforts to enter her domain saying she should stick to acting. and if paltrow were more competent in her acting she wouldn't be trying to be martha stewart. ouch. one of hollywood's most
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beautiful couples may be working an one of the most beautiful babies. >> they haven't announced anything official but lively told "marie claire" last month that she'd like to, quote, spit out a little kid that is getting ready to start. >> but with this picture, no announcement necessary. she's cradling a baby bump published with an article called "falling for family." this is on her lifestyle website. congrats to them. kanye west caught in a moment of unusual generosity. the rapper known for his outsized ego and scowling attitude was having dinner at a new orleans restaurant where a bachelorette party was going on so he bought them champagne. >> nice gesture. when they stopped by to thank them and get a photo, they kind of got a photo. okay. that's a photo. he was doing his thing. maybe not as warm as he could be. still, that's a good pic. >> a little smile wouldn't have killed him? >> champagne and a big smile? >> you're asking for too much. >> when we come back, behind the scenes of "once upon a time."
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and the latest on the "frozen" mash up of the hit abc show. yeah, we were nervous to try it. there's an amazing sensation for her. amazing. this one feels fantastic for me. and combined... ohh, it's a completely new sensation for us both. it's opened a whole new door for us. i've come to clean your pool. but we don't have a pool. i'll come in anyway. next week i'm going to be a maid. [ female announcer ] k-y yours & mine. his excites. hers delights. together feel them ignite. keep life sexy. together feel them ignite. 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,
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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.
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[ 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.
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♪ look at that. >> it's snowing. ♪ look at that. >> it's snowing. >> i don't want a reminder that winter is coming here in new york actually. >> neither do i. >> reena keeps a blanket at the desk because it's always cold. >> it is cold. >> in the "world news now" studio. it's getting colder because we're in this world of "frozen" like the world on sunday night on the tv favorite "once upon a time." >> the biggest animated movie ever has fans turning into the story of storybrook to see how the rest of those "frozen" folks come to life. cameron mathison gives us a behind the scenes look to a winter wonderland. >> reporter: fans of "once upon a time" were chilled and blown
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away when the characters of disney's billion dollar animated hit "frozen" entered the live action of storybrook. producing the highest rated episodes in two seasons. but the live action incarnation of animated royalty took months to perfect. >> we're trail blazing the animated characters you see in the movie and putting them into the real world environment of "once upon a time." >> i got a behind the scenes look at it all. >> the costume designer eduardo castro transformed them from "frozen" into "once upon a time." >> you have to replicate the designs. >> we've had to remain very faithful to them. >> reporter: like elsa's ice queen digs literally dripping in ice. >> swarovski crystals involved. >> little crystals? >> little crystals. >> and i couldn't leave without trying my happened at christophe.
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>> i've got my halloween costume. >> and it wouldn't be frozen if i didn't meet elsa. >> i feel like i'm sitting here talking to elsa. >> you really want to do a good job of bringing that to life and i definitely felt that pressure. >> do you ever find yourself busting out in song? >> all the time. as soon as i put this dress on it comes into my head and gets stuck there. ♪ let it go >> reporter: elsa did give me a hint. >> nice to meet you. >> i think -- i'm not quite sure but i think he may be making a guest appearance somewhere. >> we'll have to keep watching and see. cameron mathison, abc news. >> they haven't done the "let it go" song yet. i bet they wait until christmas. >> i love that song and love that movie. >> do you? >> are you surprised? >> yeah. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm reena ni good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> hello to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. here are some of the top stories we're following on "world news now." the supreme court's bombshell decision to not hear appeals from five states as clears the way for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in america. now to 24 states with six more likely to follow soon. details coming up. a chicago area teenager is facing terror charges after the fbi said he planned to join isis in syria. in a letter left behind for his parents, prosecutors said the teen wrote he was upset at the filth of western society. a new clue in the hunt of an accused cop killer. police scouring the pennsylvania
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mountains have found a handwritten letter to be from eric frein. they say it details how he shot two state troopers and escaped. consequences for michael phelps. a week after his dui arrest, the olympic champion suspended for six months by usa swimming. his funding also cut for violating the organization's code of conduct. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, october 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." well, happy morning to you. we begin with the supreme court triggering what could turn out to be the nation's most profound societal shift in a generation. >> the high court rejected appeals from five states declining to decide whether they can legally ban gay marriage. abc's karen travers has the latest from washington. >> reporter: the supreme court did nothing but nothing sent a very strong message.
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>> it was a momentous and historic moment for all of us. >> reporter: in a surprising move, the nation's highest cort said it will not pick up any of the same-sex marriage cases currently before it. that means for now, the court is not wading into the debate. and same-sex couples are free to marry in five more states. wisconsin, indiana, oklahoma, utah and virginia. >> we celebrate a moment when we move closer to fulfilling the promise of equality. >> reporter: the ripple effect will be huge. the announcement directly affects five states but six other states in the same jurisdictions will also be impacted. that means same-sex marriage could soon be legal in 30 states plus the district of columbia. across the nation, same-sex couples celebrated. >> we can plan marriages and have children and we can go about our daily lives without worrying about discrimination. >> i pronounce you partners for
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life. >> reporter: and in virginia, the weddings got under way. but a tone of resignation from some officials in states that had cases before the supreme court. >> i am surprised about this, and disappointed. i believe that the people deserve to have this hearing to determine what is a significant issue of our time. >> reporter: supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage say they wanted to see the supreme cort weigh in with a final nationwide decision. there some are states that still have a ban on gay marriage. at some point this could end up back at the natiohest court. a central new jersey high school canceled the rest of its football season following allegations of bullying and harassment. the sayreville football program ons sayreville football program they refused toy specific details about the alleged incidentsweth
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coaches were now to a critatim u.s. we could soon find out if anyone was infected by the patient being treated in dallas. so far none of the ten people who came in contact with eric thomas duncan have shown any symptoms. here's abc's elizabeth herr. >> reporter: still on a ventilator unable to breathe on his own, doctors turn xrimrg tae thomas eric duncan. with officials now watching the ten people who had the closest contact with him. turns out 8 to 10 days after their last contact with duncan and monday marks dunc >> 100% were seen yesterday. 100% of them had no signs of fever. had no signs of illness. 100% were doing well. >> reporter: from texas to nebraska, officials maintain the situation is under control with american journalist ashoka mukpo seen here in a hazmat suit arriving
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from liberia where he contracted liberia, now beginning his treatment in an isolation ward in omaha. >> he looks strong. he walked off the plane. gingerly waved to us. >> reporter: fear and concern evident across america. calls into the cdc skyrocketing to 800 calls a day from their usual 50. prompting president obama to reassure americans ebola will be treated as a national security threat but stressing it's a battle that must be won globally. >> this is an area where everybody has to chip in and everybody has to move quickly in order for us to get this under control. >> reporter: president obama went on to say his administration is now working on stricter screening protocols for international travelers. not just in the u.s. but also overseas. elizabeth herr, abc news, dallas. t.j. and reena? >> thank you. from sweden, being call a miracle baby thanks to a pioneering medical procedure. the first baby to be delivered by a mother who was born without a uterus. last year she received a
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transplant from a 61-year-old donor who was a family friend. doctors hope this procedure will some day help thousands of women who suffer from infertility for the same reason. and i had no idea the numbers are kind of staggering. about 75,000 born without a womb essentially and this has huge implications don the road. >> it's fascinating. it's not really leading. the u.s. isn't leading the development of womb transplant because pregnancy surrogacy is legal here but it is pretty much booming in some places like europe and arab countries where pregnancy surrogates isn't such a big thing. >> doing well. >> came out at 31 weeks but other than that, did just fine. born premature but they did pretty well. cute little baby. midterm elections are a month away. a former "american idol" contestant is taking center stage. clay aiken is running for the u.s. congress after giving up his singing career.
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he came out swinging as he faced off with the republican incumbent in his first debate. >> please just do your job. please just do your job and fix their problems today. >> maybe as an entertainer you aren't aware of. these things are fluid. >> renee elmers continued to dismiss aiken as the entertainer who doesn't understand politics. aiken fired back saying the most embarrassing reality show right now is congress. >> this is all just a reality show. there's another one going on in my home state of arkansas right now. very high stakes election there. two-term democratic senator trying to hang on to his seat against a surging republican. he's called on a native son. this is who you call in when you have a problem in arkansas. abc's senior washington correspondent jeff zeleny has the story. >> bill clinton! >> reporter: former president
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bill clinton is back home in arkansas and back on the campaign trail trying to help democrats hold their majority in the u.s. senate. >> i just became a grandfather. you care more about the future when you get a kid or grandkid. that's true. >> reporter: a month before the elections, republicans are confident. just six seats from winning back the senate and taking control of congress. one is here in arkansas. democrat mark pryor called in the clinton cavalry. >> vote your heart. don't vote for what they tell you you should be against. vote for what you know you should be for. >> reporter: he knows president obama isn't popular but warned about casting what he called a protest vote. >> everybody is trying to hijack our politics. and you have to own it here. you'll be stuck with the people that get elected. >> reporter: it's been nearly two decades since he was on though ballot but democrats hope clinton's fame will still rub off. we caught up with tom cotton,
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the rising republican star trying to defeat pryor. as a young boy here in arkansas, he watched clinton rise to the white house. >> i'm not worried about bill clinton's support for mark pryor. i'm worried about mark pryor's support for barack obama. >> reporter: he is now turning to a former from the try and rescue democrats. jeff zeleny, abc news, conway, ark. police are trying to figure out how the body of a baby bear turned up in central park. they suspect the animal was killed elsewhere and dumped in the park. the bear had been slashed and stabbed before being placed under a bush. the body was discovered by a woman walking her dog. in ohio, they may look warm and fuzzy, but they're anything but. health experts are warning people not to stick up these little guys. the hickory moth caterpillar. it's native to parts of canada. they are poisonous and can cause a rash to swelling and nausea. that fuzz is actually tiny barbs
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connected to poison glands. we turn to some weather now. a band of thunderstorms from arkansas through the ohio valley and into the northeast. that could produce gusty winds. more rain for the southwest and scattered showers over parts of montana and dakotas. >> cooler air from canada is pushing temperatures into the 50s and 60s. still 80s in the south and 96 degrees for dallas. well, a humane society in minnesota is suing the city of wadena for what it feels is an unreasonable ordinance. >> the city passed a law saying dogs inside commercial zones are now allowed to bark only during business hours. how do you stop a dog from barking? if your dog does bark before 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. it will cost you a $50 fine. they are serious about this. people there have already been issued citations. >> the humane society says it's inhumane to keep dogs indoors 17 hours a day and it's suing for $50,000 in damages. >> can you keep a dog from barking?
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or just told to keep it inside? >> what if you have a dog for your protection at night. >> you are getting robbed and is it barks to save your life and you get a $50 fine. >> a neighbor complained about dogs from the humane society being too loud. >> okay. i'd be calling about that dog right there. coming up, the side of tom burgeron and "dancing with the stars" you rarely see. also a mother who proudly wrestles with alligators, even when she's seven months pregnant? say what? >> i don't know. first, crooks target customers of an iconic american department store. who was victimized and how investigators are cracking down. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. we need to talk. ney, we do?
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identity theft a real identity theft a real problem for the american consumer. most can expect hackers to try to get our personal info online. a new scam could have shoppers who are in line in the store concerned. >> social security cards and credit card numbers stolen from a high end department store resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in stolen goods. gio benitez has more. >> reporter: allegations of one of the biggest inside jobs at one of america's most treasured stores. these luxury bags and shoes were bought using stolen information with the help of employees at saks fifth avenue. grand total? more than $400,000. investigators say the alleged ringleader who was not a saks employee got social security numbers and other info for more than 20 saks credit card
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holders. that information was shared with four saks salespeople and used to look up account numbers. then to make it look like a normal sale on security cameras, williams would allegedly recruit fake shoppers to pick up the merchandise, then either sell it on the black market or return it to the store for gift cards. >> these were pinpointed attacks on individual accounts. >> reporter: and now saks tells abc news there was no compromise to the security of its network or systems but, still, it's another reminder that you've got to check those credit card statements. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> we hear about these all the time. >> constantly. what are we supposed to do? >> put your money under the mattress. >> there it is. that's the way to go. >> you think about the crazy old woman you hear reports of her leaving money under the
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mattress. it's just everywhere. >> then somebody breaks into your house and your dog barks and you get a fine. coming up -- we're going wrestling with alligators. >> and who better to show us how it's done than a pregnant mom? she calls herself a minivan mom with a twist. i'd say a big twist. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. r abc stations.
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when you hear the term when you hear the term alligator wrestler, you probably think about a wild bearded man. >> big dude. >> in a swamp, right? what about an alligator wrestler that's pregnant. not only with bravery but with a 7-month-old baby. >> her doctors i'm pretty sure did not endorse this. for more on her story, we're "up all nightline" with gloria riviera. >> reporter: martha riviera calls herself a minivan mom with
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a twist. >> soccer mom by day. alligator wrestler by night? >> yep. >> reporter: that twist, something a lot of people are paying to see. martha is an alligator wrestler. performing even at 7 months pregnant. the shock value of seeing an expectant mother wrestling alligators only adds to the draw. gator mania today going far beyond the sunshine state. shows from "swamp people" to "gator boys." >> head can slam shut any minute. only takes 25 pounds of pressure to break your neck. if that gator gets a hold of you, your neck is going to snap like that. >> reporter: with gator shows seemingly advertised off every exit on the highway, tourists want to see something more exciting than a gator in a cage.
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in just a few hours, she'll be performing her final alligator show before maternity leave. >> how are the alligators looking today? >> the pit looks great. these alligators are wild. but they know that we use them. >> a lot of alligators in florida. florida is the only place in the world that has both alligators and crocodiles. >> reporter: it's the off season, but a small crowd gathers to watch her extreme stunt. the extreme dangers are ever present. >> i have to go in with bob or jeff or tim. i need to know that they're going to do whatever it takes if i get bitten to make sure that i'm as safe as possible. >> casper had a white tint to him from a vitamin deficiency. >> she gets into the water and comes face to face with the wild
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animal. >> she's pregnant and she's going to get in there and swim with them? that's crazy. >> finally, martha, for the very first time, goes in even closer for what's called a full frontal. and she seals it with a kiss. a success. tourists happy. >> it was amazing. >> reporter: and one expectant mom riding an adrenaline high. >> plenty of people who would not want to. >> reporter: i'm gloria riviera in homestead, florida. >> wow. and i thought running on a treadmill while pregnant was crazy. >> doctors warn women about all kinds of things. even about how much caffeine. really? this isn't funny. >> i am surprised. apparently there was another wrestler who had the alligator
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>> reporter: for 19 seasons now, host tom bergeron has kept things moving on "dancing with the stars." and as funny as he is on the show every week, the pros say he's even funnier at their dress rehearsals. >> tom bergeron's dress rehearsals are some of the most amazing dress rehearsals you could ever be a part of. his jokes are a little dirtier. so he goes there. >> i wish that they filmed some of the dress rehearsals and you could buy them online with a parental advisory sticker for 99 cents. they are hilarious. >> tom at his best is at the dress run that nobody sees. thank god. it's a completely different show. it's a great late night show somewhere on cable. >> len? >> she just kicked me in the lower portion. >> okay. isn't it great to get feeling back there. >> reporter: not just all fun and games. he's also a support system.
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>> he gives the best hugs in the morning. i always go up to tom first and give him a huge hug. i love him. >> early in the morning he's in there watching and supporting people. he's there for them. he's great. i love tom. he really is the best at what he does. >> reporter: our stars reveal more of their favorite gems as tonight's competition continues. >> reporter: cheryl burke who has been dancing here since season two misses the midseason parties tom used to throw. >> yeah, he bought the drink. >> he better bring it back or i've got some stories. i've got some stories on you, tom bergeron that you probable have no idea about. >> reporter: this is george pennacchio reporting for abc news. >> we want to hear those stories. >> it made me think -- >> what? oh, my gosh. i'm so grateful my real legs are always used on this program. >> that's happening, folks. >> that's happening, folks. >> that was not photoshopped.
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this morning on "world news now" -- homeer this morning on "world news now" -- home grown terror. an american teenager under arrest and accused of preparing to join isis. >> a bit of a shock. a bit of a strange feeling now. >> the message he left for his heartbroken parents. this as another american family waits for word about their son held captive by isis. out of control. fans attacked at professional sporting events. the latest brutal beating and questions about safety. >> he had two punches. the guy went down. he was out cold. >> how some police departments are trying to stop the violence before it happens again. and danger zone. recent racetrack crashes, and important advice for spectators who want to stay out of harm's
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way. it's tuesday, october 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to you on this tuesday. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we're going to begin with the latest details on the arrest of a chicago area teenager arrested on terrorism charges. >> muhammad hamzah khan was on his way to syria to fight for isis when he was stopped at the airport. abc's brian ross reports. >> reporter: the terror of isis seemed far away from this quiet chicago suburb. now the fbi says the young man who lived in this house, 19-year-old muhammad hamzah khan, was about to become part of it. >> bit of a shock. bit of a strange feeling. >> reporter: in court, prosecutors said khan was headed for jihad in syria when arrested at o'hare airport over the weekend. in a letter left behind for his parents, he said he was upset at the filth of society. his parents left the courthouse in tears.
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the latest american family to find themselves caught up in the tragedy and horror of isis. at the same time in indianapolis, the parents of another young man from the midwest, 26-year-old peter kassig, are facing their own heartache with isis holding him hostage and threatening to kill him. in a video message to isis, the parents pleaded for mercy, revealing their son had converted to islam while in captivity. >> our son is abdel rahman, formerly known as peter. >> reporter: kassig had gone to syria not to fight but to help civilians. what he told cnn two years ago, seemed like a hopeless situation. >> that's when it's more important than ever we come in against all odds and try to do something. >> reporter: it was 24 hours after the isis video of indiana
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native kassig appeared online threatened with death. the fbi says the illinois native khan left home intending to join the group. two young americans, two different directions. now one is in jail and the other is in grave peril. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> i find it fascinating the fbi director said over the weekend there are about a dozen americans fighting in syria alongside isis. and he was asked, are they entitled to return back to america? and comey says, yes, they are, but they'll certainly be tracked. >> this young man was only going to be gone about three days and coming right back to the u.s. to do what? we may never know. that's the fear. these young men impressionable can be influenced, essentially turned online. they go get their training and can use a passport to get right back into this country and do god knows what. >> what i found interesting, you can get 15 years or $250,000 fine potentially. so interesting sort of extremes as to what can happen. potential danger lurking here in the u.s. now to the latest on the ebola patient fighting for his
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life. thomas eric duncan is now receiving an experimental drug. the cdc says as a result of this case, calls to their offices have skyrocketed. seeking to reassure americans, president obama saying ebola will be treated as a national security threat but stressing it's a battle that must be won globally. >> i said at the united nations and i will repeat, that this is an area where everybody has to chip in and everybody has to move quickly in order for us to get this under control. >> it's the first reported incident of ebola transmission outside of africa. a spanish nurse tested positive for the virus. the woman part of a medical team which treated a missionary who contracted ebola in sierra leone. he died at a madrid hospital last month. the parents of the only child known to have died as a direct result of enterovirus 68 are creating a foundation in his honor. 4-year-old eli waller had just started preschool in his suburban new jersey town. the foundation will be called the first day of school foundation. eli was a triplet.
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has two sisters. he was perfectly healthy before he went to sleep one night and never woke up. >> i think eli's case is the exception to the other cases around the country. he had no signs of illness and this passing was sudden and shocking. one other sick child at eli's school is being tested for enterovirus 68 and is recovering at home. in most children the virus will seem about the same as a common cold. more fallout from the health care scandal which rocked the veterans administration. four senior executives have been fired as a result. among those losing their jobs, the director of the pittsburgh v.a. hospital where at least six patients died from legionnaire's disease. that director had been on paid leave since june. the supreme cort may have triggered the most profound societal shift in a generation. the high court rejected appeals
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from five states declining to decide whether virginia, wisconsin, oklahoma, utah can legally ban gay marriage. that clears the way for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage allowing gay men and women to marry in those states. the number of states legalizing gay marriage will jump from 19 to 24 with six more states soon having their bans lifted as well. usa swimming has slapped olympic champ michael phelps with a six-month suspension following his dui arrest last month. he'll also lose funding from the organization until april. he was forced to withdraw from next year's world championships all for violating the usa swimming codes of conflict. phelps apologized for his actions and announced he'd enter a treatment program. arizona cardinals' running back jonathan dwyer has pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and a string of other charges stemming from a fight with his wife. investigators say dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose. the 25-year-old was arrested last month and placed an the
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cardinals' reserve non-injury list. he's due back in court next month. nfl meanwhile investigating a new problem. this one on the field. the buffalo bills quarterback kyle orton said someone pointed a laser at him during a pass in a game against the lions in detroit. the kicker complained it happened to him and his holder as well. a detroit fan later bragged on twitter that he was the one shining that laser. that twitter account has since been deleted. meantime there's a growing danger to fans off the field. overzealous spectators are sparking brawls in the stands, parking lots and restrooms. at least two beatings this weekend are under investigation. abc's neal karlinsky has the latest. >> reporter: another weekend sporting event marred by a sickening and brutal fan-on-fan attack. this one in a restaurant at a san francisco 49ers gain. police reportedly using this video to track down and arrest a pair of suspects who sent two
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fans to the hospital. and at the anaheim angels playoff game, bloodied and battered as well. a fan attacked in the crowd while simply walking to his car. >> he had two punches. the guy went down. he was out cold, and then he started beating his face really bad an the pavement. >> reporter: the victim, a 43-year-old u.s. marine veteran and father of three. witnesses say the attack was totally unprovoked. >> at this point, the motive is unclear. a lot of that has to do with the victim's inability to talk to us. >> reporter: youtube is filled with fan violence often fueled by drunken hooligans. in some stadiums, including seattle, police now pose as undercover fans as a deterrent. >> when people don't know where the police are they are more likely to be on their best behavior. >> reporter: one of the worst cases, brian stowe, brutally
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beaten outside los angeles dodgers stadium three years ago. his attackers sentenced to prison time. that attack was a wake-up call not just here at dodgers stadium but across the country where they've added more uniform security and cameras so families can feel safe at what is supposed to be just a game. neal karlinsky, abc news, los angeles. it wasn't pretty but hey. a win is a win. monday night football. the seattle seahawks. for most part of the first half had more penalty yards than washington had total yards. percy harvin scored three touchdowns, all wiped out because of penalties. but, quarterback russell wilson, 122 rushing yards. a career high for him. also a monday night record. he threw two touchdowns. 27-17 the final score. by the way, seattle has the best record in the nfl for "monday night football." football season now in full swing, it's hard to believe it's that time of year. but the 2015 tournament of roses royal court in pasadena has been unveiled.
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seven young women were selected from a pool of 700 applicants. a formal announcement with culminate with 126th rose parade and the rose bowl game. the rose queen will be chosen from among the seven two weeks from today. >> a bit of a tongue tie. >> engagement rings. pretty pricey? >> i don't think so. it's a nice ring. i'm proud of it. >> you should be. but the least expensive -- less expensive it is the better chance you have of surviving your marriage. >> that's what i hear. >> marital bliss, it's the opposite we're hearing from a new study. >> the study from emory university found that men who spent a lot on rings for their fiancees were more likely to get divorced than those who bought more modest rings. they don't look very modest to me. i think that's a pretty big
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♪ ♪ a number of recent accidents on racetracks have made it apparent that fans are often in harm's way. >> should there be standards to keep everyone watching safe? here's abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: the truly amazing thing about this moment of terror is that none of these spectators was hurt. it's worth a second look as a car in italy loses control during a weekend race. remarkable because in most
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car-versus-spectator crashes, the spectator loses. three people died last week in the netherlands. this monster truck careening out of control. glen shot this video last year while racing up colorado's pike peak. you can see just how close the crowd gets. to prevent injury, this year the race changed the rule. all spectators now restricted to several safety zones. he manages the high plains race way in colorado. a good rule of thumb is to keep at least 50 feet away and stay out of the danger zones like the outside of curves, right where those italian spectators were watching. >> obviously, people want to get close to the action. the closer to the action they are, the more likely they'll be a part of the action in a bad way. >> reporter: sometimes close can be too close. clayton sandell, abc news, colorado.
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coming up -- speaking out. just days after the reality tv stars the giudices were sentenced to jail time, they take to the air waves to express their shock. why they're apparently the only ones who didn't see it coming. also ahead in our next half hour, a school getting dressed down for wanting their students to button up. why their unorthodox way of getting students to comply is now backfiring. that's all ahead on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. no
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♪ ♪ ♪ before teresa and joe giudice were sentenced an a variety of fraud charges, everyone expected the reality tv show couple to get a harsh sentence. everybody but the couple themselves. >> and as they prepare for prison time, they reveal how circumstances are affecting
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their family. abc's dan abrams has the story. >> of course, i was shocked. >> reporter: real housewives of new jersey star teresa giudice preparing to serve a 15-month sentence for fraud. speaking out to bravo's andy cohen about learning she'd be serving hard time. >> i mean it was very unexpected. i don't even know what's to say. i really don't know what to say. >> reporter: she was eligible for many more months but the judge spared her. has she learned a lesson? >> i need to read things before i sign them.)nç i do need to understand things before i sign them. >> reporter: that's not how the court saw them. no question, the giudices now facing a new reality as husband joe prepares for a longer prison term once she's released. beginning in january, where will she call home? it could be at a federal prison camp in west virginia, far from her family. but known as camp cupcake. martha stewart was sent here a decade ago for lying about a stock trade.
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>> reporter: even if it's one of the finer federal prison establishments, it's sure to be quite the transition for this real housewife accustomed to the celebrity treatment. >> i'm the queen. >> reporter: or she could be sent to connecticut at danbury, the inspiration for "orange is the new black." the catfights giudice favors wouldn't go over so well here. >> [ bleep ]. >> [ bleep ]. >> reporter: she can try to flip tables all she wants, but in prison, they're bolted down. >> how do you think you're going to do in prison? >> i'm going to do fine. >> you're going to do fine? >> i don't care about that. i just slick my hair back and go about my day. >> reporter: teresa revealed
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she's already getting support from her young daughter gia. one of her four children with joe. >> she was being strong for me. she's like, mommy, don't worry about it. i'll be there. i'll help daddy with the girls. it broke my heart when she said that. >> reporter: a family bond that may have landed the giudice parents in trouble and could now help them through a very difficult time. dan abrams, abc news, new york. >> i just think about those four little girls. >> that's it for me in this story, yes. >> and apparently one of the guidance counselors told her their daughter gia, they're going to pull her out once a week from gym class to have a session with the counselors to make sure she's okay. >> those kids may never live in the house with their -- both parents again. he's facing the possibility of deportation once he goes to prison because he's not a u.s. citizen. it's hard to -- they broke the law. they did wrong. it's hard to have sympathy. a lot of people say good for them, but i feel bad for them. >> at sentencing the judge said, if you don't have it, you shouldn't spend it. "the mix" coming your way
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next. "the mix" coming your way next. ing your way next. the most adventurous couple. once we kept the lights on. but then we started using k-y yours & mine. yeah, we were nervous to try it. there's an amazing sensation for her. amazing. this one feels fantastic for me. and combined... ohh, it's a completely new sensation for us both. it's opened a whole new door for us. i've come to clean your pool. but we don't have a pool. i'll come in anyway. next week i'm going to be a maid. [ female announcer ] k-y yours & mine. his excites. hers delights. together feel them ignite. keep life sexy.
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spots and residues. wow, what a difference! and now it's time for "the mix." cancer doesn't really discriminate. >> not at all. even if you are a female police officer. meet karen long from the orlando police department. this incredible woman is a breast cancer survivor. two times over she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. that's was her first diagnosis in 2007. then underwent a double mastectomy. breast cancer awareness month they gave her this bubble gum pink police car to help push her along with the other women an the force battling breast cancer. she's a mother of two. she promised her son she'll be around to dance at his wedding. >> a lot of people have
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questions when they see a pink police car driving down the street. that's fantastic. we'll take you down to atlanta. a music festival, electronic music festival. a deaf person -- might scratch your head. how can they enjoy the music? you have to have a good friend with you. and there is the good friend. what's you are seeing is the friend signing the lyrics. and some of the rhythm. you can see the best friend to the right. following along with the bass and the rhythm. still able to enjoy the music festival. this video was posted online. a lot of people really took to it. she's able to enjoy the music. >> i love that image of her bobbing her head around and really enjoying it. that's a true friend. the iphone 6 can't catch a break. the latest one -- you aren't crying for apple? >> apple is going to be fine.
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>> they are ripping out chunks of people's hair. lots of tweets about it. take a look at some of the images. chest hair. these ads are all spoofs. they aren't real legitimate ads. there are lots of tweets going around saying they can't clearly catch a break meaning apple. i wonder if the testers were mainly bald guys. and congrats apple for finally getting hipsters to shave. >> this is funny. this is cool. people, calm down. have you ever been to philadelphia and walked down the streets at night in philly? >> not by myself necessarily. >> you probably shouldn't. i love you philadelphia, but yeah. this guy decided to have some fun. he goes out dressed as a vampire and started scaring the hell out of people. this video is online. we can't show you some of the unedited stuff. some people cursed him out. others took off running. some threatened violence. >> he looks scary.
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this morning on "world news now" -- ebola fight. the american battling the virus and the doctors taking action with experimental medicine. the serious new fears here and worldwide. new clues in the search for a suspected cop killer in pennsylvania. what the fugitive left behind and how the changing seasons could help authorities. campus controversy. an unusual message to high school students. dress more respectably. that goes viral starting a new debate over school dress codes. domestic diva dispute. the rivalry heats up even more between martha stewart and gwyneth paltrow as paltrow attempts to elbow her way into homemakers' hearts. that's in "the skinny" on this tuesday, october 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> good morning to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we're going to begin with the latest on the ebola crisis. president obama called it a top national security priority. new passenger airline screening rules are being developed. >> meanwhile the liberian man being treated in texas is now getting an experimental drug. abc's cecilia vega reports from dallas. >> reporter: as thomas eric duncan's fight for his life, doctors are now administering an experimental ebola-fighting drug. this after officials had said that medicine would make him even sicker. >> i can't answer whether -- if he would have taken that earlier or not would have made a difference. i can't answer that. >> reporter: since duncan became the first ebola patient ever diagnosed in the u.s., 800 calls a day pouring into the cdc skyrocketing up from the usual 50. officials now trying to ease fears. >> we don't have an outbreak. we have one event that is being handled properly.
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>> reporter: that american video journalist who contracted ebola while working in liberia reaching american soil. that's ashoka mukpo heading to a hospital. >> he walked off the plane. waved to us. tentative and frightened. >> reporter: in dallas where duncan remains the only ebola patient, the clock is ticking for the ten people who had contact with him. now is the time ebola symptoms would most likely to show. eight to ten days after their last visit with him. hazmat teams finished cleaning out that dallas apartment where duncan had been staying with his family. that is where they could have been exposed. those teams destroying nearly everything inside. they saved just a handful of
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personal items like some family photos and a family bible. cecilia vega, abc news, dallas. a teenager from the chicago area is facing terror related charges after being arrested over the weekend. fbi says 19-year-old muhammad hamzah khan wanted to join isis. he was arrested saturday night at o'hare trying to board a plane for austria with a connecting flight to turkey. from there agents say he was to be smuggled into syria. flights are getting back to normal in chicago after an equipment problem caused extensive delays. at one point o'hare and midway came to a halt with no takeoffs or landings yesterday. and delays continued into the night. the faa is blaming an equipment outage that affected the air traffic control center's phone lines. just a week and a half ago more
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than 2,000 flights were canceled because of a fire at a control center. we turn to the latest clue in the dangerous manhunt in the pennsylvania mountains. it's a letter likely left behind by eric frein, the man accused of opening fire on two state troopers. linzie janis has the latest on the search. >> reporter: abc news has learned police searching for eric frein found a handwritten letter by the alleged cop killer did tailing how he shot two state troopers and how he escaped. authorities say it isn't clear if the letter was left on purpose and it offers no motive. frein's family declining to speak with us. this as police patrol the area near the family's home. where less than 24 hours ago, a state trooper thought he spotted the survivalist and war re-enactor seen in this documentary. >> it's not vietnam. we're in the middle of pennsylvania in a revolutionary war fort. >> reporter: hundreds of officers racing to the location of the possible sighting sunday evening. >> one of the advantages of fall n winter is the leaves go away
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so mr. frein doesn't have a canopy anymore to cover him. >> reporter: investigators say frein will likely break into one of the hundreds of vacant properties in search of food and shelter. john hornby is surrounded by vacation homes. >> walk around the back. walk around the buildings. check all the glass. >> this area is also full of abandoned homes like this one. police say frein could use any one of them to seek shelter from the elements. linzie janis, abc news, pennsylvania. the supreme court has dropped a surprise bombshell effectively clearing the way for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in america. the high court declined to hear appeals from five states where lower courts had struck down their banns on gay marriage. that now clears the way for gay men and women to marry in more states. we turn to a weather mess hitting our friends in houston, texas. a strong burst of high winds cut off power to homes and businesses. the driver of an suv was killed when a tree fell on her vehicle.
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farther north, hail storms moved across a broad swath of the country where marble sized hail blanketed much of the city. there were no reports of injuries there. this powerful storm system is moving east. that's east. get your rain boots. >> coming our way. >> accuweather's jim dickey tracking this storm and what's left of hurricane simon. hello, jim. >> good morning. holding on to rain and storms here today. out across the great lakes, ohio valley, back towards the mississippi and spreading towards the northeast. these storms yesterday produced widespread large hail. we're expecting some hail today. not quite as strong as what we saw on monday. capable of producing soaking rain, localized flooding. we're watching what's left of simon make its way north and east. we're going to see heavy rain in the four corners through the next 24, 48 hours, especially wednesday. watch out for flooding here. >> thank you very much. a new york landmark is being
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bought by a chinese insurance company. hilton is selling the waldorf astoria hotel for nearly $2 billion. that's among the highest prices ever paid for a hotel. and it works out to about $1.4 million per hotel room. under the deal, hilton will continue to operate the property for the next 100 years. the iconic hotel has been popular with presidents since herbert hoover. walmart already sells medicines. now it wants to sell health insurance. they have plans to allow shoppers to compare options and enroll in medicare and public exchange plans. customers can enroll online or by phone or at one of the walmart stores. they already have health clinics at some of the stores. >> they started in southern california, texas and they'll start six other states. and by 2015, that's their plan. $40 for a drop-in visit. some employees can get $4 visits. it's pretty good. what do you think? >> this is just what walmart does.
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they aren't making enough money. they keep finding ways. they started dabbling in banking just a couple of years ago. they got all those people in stores. might as well start to expand and give them other services besides -- >> do you remember just when obamacare was about to take off they put a bunch of employees on part-time salaries and then they brought 35,000 back to full time. interesting to see that they've chosen to get into the health care business. not in the food business necessarily yet, but probably only a matters of time but there's a restaurant in australia and the waitress will bring you a gourmet burger on a wooden board. >> mcdonald's and some say this upscale fast food eatery may be the chain's future. they offer two different kinds of buns, four different kinds of cheeses and 19 specialty toppings including guacamole, pineapple, beet root. i hope there's roasted eggplant, too. >> mcdonald's is feeling the heat. chains are coming on strong. experts say it's just a matter of time until we see these types of changes in the united states, too. what's that going to cost?
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people like the cheap food if you will, at mcdonald's. >> upscale places, panera. wouldn't you consider that a little more upscale? >> i don't know panera. >> you don't know panera? >> is that the bread, sandwich place? >> all right. >> chipotle. you've never been to chipotle. somebody go on a chipotle run. is there one open in the city? >> i know popeye's chicken. we've got "the skinny" which you won't be eating popeye's chicken. who got a perfect score and who got booted from the stage. first, a controversial message to students about sexy outfits turns into a huge viral debate over high school dress codes. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by olay total effects. s now" weather brought to you by olay total effects. everything life throws my way.
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♪ there's lots of talk about school dress codes. one high school in north dakota is taking a lot of heat for a recent attempt at changing the way girls dress. it's their not-so-subtle suggestion to avoid wearing tight pants that has caused a heated debate. juju chang with the story. >> reporter: it's that humiliating moment in "pretty woman." julia roberts as a hooker with a heart of gold getting kicked out of a fancy beverly hills boutique for inappropriate dress.
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>> look, i've got money to spend in here. >> i don't think we have anything in here for you. please leave. returning the next day only to be welcomed. >> i was in here yesterday. you wouldn't wait on me. you work on commission, right? >> yes. >> big mistake. >> reporter: now those iconic scenes sparking an outcry at devils lake high school. after they played it during a female assembly. they were encouraging female students to refrain from wearing tight yoga pants and leggings. telling the "huffington post" the pretty woman clips showed the teens how you are in charge of the image you project. some of those students and their parents say it was over the top. >> i get like how that lady was judged by what she was wearing. we don't wear that kind of stuff to school. >> the message it's sending to the girls is they dress like prostitutes and they are sexualizing them instead of
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treating them with self-respect. >> reporter: the presence pal later admitted showing the clip was a poor choice but across the country, students are protesting what they say is public shaming. schools sending girls home for wearing jeggings or yoga pants claiming their clothes are too distracting for the boys. >> this message is telling boys that if a girl is dressed in a provocative way they have a green light to behave any way they want and that can be very dangerous. >> reporter: in new jersey, one middle school's fairly common but strict shorts and skirts at fingertip policy sparked students to take action. they launched #iammorethanadistraction distraction to push for fairness in school dress codes. >> the dress code focuses on girls more than it does on boys. that's when we realized this needed to stop. and we started to take action. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> i don't understand. >> you don't understand what. >> don't dress like the woman dressed like a prostitute. all right. i'm okay with that message to be honest. people wearing tight things, i guess that's the style now, but
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what is the message that you can dress like julia roberts who is playing a prostitute but if you do so, you should not expect anyone to treat you any differently and look at you any differently? is that the message? >> i think everybody in america needs to wear school uniforms. end of story. >> i'm okay with that. >> are you okay with uniforms? >> i am. i'm trying to make sure i understand what's happening. >> in september there's a school in florida that made a girl wear red sweat pants and a neon shirt that said i violated school dress code because her skirt was too short. >> i'm okay with that, too. >> you're okay with that? >> i'm okay with it all. anything that -- i have daughters. >> that daughter of yours is going to be in trouble. >> she's wearing baggy onesies right now. we've got "the skinny" coming up. he's misunderstood. kanye west is misunderstood and you'll see it here in just a second. >> i look forward to that.
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gwyneth paltrow raising the stakes in an apparent feud with martha stewart. could this be an all-out war? that's all up next on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations helping you find a dentist you'll want to go to for the rest of your life. we've helped over 8 million people find that dentist, and we can do the same for you. call 1-800-dentist today. ♪
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ time for "the skinny." we kick it off with the moment we were all waiting for on
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"dancing with the stars." ever since alfonso ribeiro was announced as a contestant, they all thought they'd be seeing the carlton reprisal. last night we finally got it. ♪ ♪ it's not unusual >> we knew this was coming. you heard the tom jones classic start playing and sure enough. he knocked it out of the park. he used to do this all the time an "fresh prince of bel air." he pulled off a perfect score of 40 in his routine. >> but sadly someone had to go. that was betsey johnson. her jive wasn't enough to keep dancing. she was such a good sport about it, calling the experience a very big trip. you know, alfonso gave out some really big tips about the dance, about the moves. ♪ >> he said it's all about the hands and over. do it with me. >> what does that mean? >> take the tie off.
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do it with me. >> if i take the tie off -- i'm going to tie your hands with it. >> oh, boy. >> wow. it's all in the hands. >> i don't think "dancing with the stars" will be calling me. >> we should do that. we will do this one day, reena and i will do a dance routine on this floor. >> i double dare you. that's great. the gloves are off in a much more style competition. the rivalry between gwyneth paltrow and martha stewart. why are they getting into it? gwyneth paltrow hiring girsh to be head of her money losing lifestyle company. she used to be with martha stewart. she left after a year on the job. >> they've dismissed paltrow's efforts to enter her domain saying she should stick to acting. and if paltrow were more
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competent in her acting she wouldn't be trying to be martha stewart. ouch. one of hollywood's most beautiful couples may be working an one of the most beautiful babies. >> they haven't announced anything official but lively told "marie claire" last month that she'd like to, quote, spit out a little kid that is getting ready to start. >> but with this picture, no announcement necessary. she's cradling a baby bump published with an article called "falling for family." this is on her lifestyle website. congrats to them. kanye west caught in a moment of unusual generosity. the rapper known for his outsized ego and scowling attitude was having dinner at a new orleans restaurant where a bachelorette party was going on so he bought them champagne. >> nice gesture. when they stopped by to thank them and get a photo, they kind
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of got a photo. okay. that's a photo. he was doing his thing. maybe not as warm as he could be. still, that's a good pic. >> a little smile wouldn't have killed him? >> champagne and a big smile? >> you're asking for too much. >> when we come back, behind the scenes of "once upon a time." and the latest on the "frozen" mash up of the hit abc show. to try it. nervous there's an amazing sensation for her. amazing. this one feels fantastic for me. and combined... ohh, it's a completely new sensation for us both. it's opened a whole new door for us. i've come to clean your pool. but we don't have a pool. i'll come in anyway. next week i'm going to be a maid. [ female announcer ] k-y yours & mine. his excites. hers delights. together feel them ignite. keep life sexy. together feel them ignite. 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,
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♪ look at that. ♪ look at that. >> it's snowing. >> i don't want a reminder that winter is coming here in new york actually. >> neither do i. >> reena keeps a blanket at the desk because it's always cold. >> it is cold. >> in the "world news now" studio. it's getting colder because we're in this world of "frozen" like the world on sunday night on the tv favorite "once upon a time." >> the biggest animated movie ever has fans turning into the story of storybrook to see how the rest of those "frozen" folks come to life. cameron mathison gives us a behind the scenes look to a winter wonderland. >> reporter: fans of "once upon
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a time" were chilled and blown away when the characters of disney's billion dollar animated hit "frozen" entered the live action of storybrook. producing the highest rated episodes in two seasons. but the live action incarnation of animated royalty took months to perfect. >> we're trail blazing the animated characters you see in the movie and putting them into the real world environment of "once upon a time." >> i got a behind the scenes look at it all. >> the costume designer eduardo castro transformed them from "frozen" into "once upon a time." >> you have to replicate the designs. >> we've had to remain very faithful to them. >> reporter: like elsa's ice queen digs literally dripping in ice. >> swarovski crystals involved. >> little crystals? >> little crystals. >> and i couldn't leave without trying my happened at christophe.
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>> i've got my halloween costume. >> and it wouldn't be frozen if i didn't meet elsa. >> i feel like i'm sitting here talking to elsa. >> you really want to do a good job of bringing that to life and i definitely felt that pressure. >> do you ever find yourself busting out in song? >> all the time. as soon as i put this dress on it comes into my head and gets stuck there. ♪ let it go >> reporter: elsa did give me a hint. >> nice to meet you. >> i think -- i'm not quite sure but i think he may be making a guest appearance somewhere. >> we'll have to keep watching and see. cameron mathison, abc news. >> they haven't done the "let it go" song yet. i bet they wait until christmas. >> i love that song and love that movie. >> do you? >> are you surprised? >> yeah. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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. making news in america this morning. the new case of ebola spreading outside africa for the first time. and is the crisis about to change your experience at the airport? we're live with the very latest. another american lured by terror. the illinois teen arrested, thought to be just moments away from leaving to join isis in syria. the reporter and his crew in the line of fire. capturing it all on camera. and collision-course. the stuck truck, unable to move as a train barrels down. and good morning to you all. thank you for being with us. there are now developments in

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