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though there was some violation, property damage, and so on, but i would have to believe that now that they're bringing in the national guard, bringing in other agencies, that they're going to consider, i would hope, a curfew and the full scale of techniques they can use to kind of contain these situations and not result in a riot like we saw in baltimore and ferguson. >> steve, you've seen situations like this firsthand. you were fairly new agent with the fbi when the rodney king
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you see the way thbaltimore cops -- sorry, the cops in charlotte are handling this and authorities there handling this, and you think what? >> caller: well, in los angeles, it was a very weak response. it was almost like the chief back at that time ak we esed to whatever the people streets were going to do, just go ahead and burn up the city. and there was a lot of debate about that. i think in charlotte, they have the advantage of learning from what happened in ferguson and baltimore and i think they are being a lot more proactive in balancing not making the communities feel like they are coming in heavy handed, but at the same time, they have to protect the community, and i think they are now moving -- i think today will be seen they were moving the group to a different area, trying to take better control of the situation. hopefully tomorrow we'll see a lot better response. >> steve, talk about what goes
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between trying to protect the community and, you know, wanting to answer questions, but also not wanting to release too much information and also not wanti to seem like you're trying to subdue the protests that are going on? what goes into that decision, and how do you ride that line? >> caller: well, the chief of police and the command staff for the different regions there where everything's going on, they are not only in communication with the sergeants and lieutenants and people supervising the troops on the ground, but they are also in communication with the city agencies that are stake holders in this whole situation and probably the state government. they are coordinating the strategy on how they are going to deal with this situation, and that's going to flow all the way down to the sergeants and the lieutenants, whether they're going to be measured or whether they're going to be aggressively come in there and -- i found it interesting that they used flash bangs. flash bangs are concussion type grenades. they are not going to hurt anybody unless the flash bang hits you or is right in front of
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they clearly are pulling out all of the tools in the tool chest in order to try to get the crowd to comply and do what they need them to do. >> quickly, steve, do you think any of this impacts how quickly the police release more information? >> caller: absolutely. they are under an incredible amount of pressure to -- if not photos, but preliminary assessment of the shooting to the public. they realize that's the key point. now depending on what the investigation comes up with and their result, the public may not like it. it may make the protests and what we're seeing here yet even worse. that's why we may not have released anything yet. they want to make sure they crossed all the ts, nipped everything together, make sure it's nice and neat to where it's well-explained to the public when it comes out. >> all right. steve gomez for us. thanks, steve. we'll talk to you in the next
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monitor the breaking situation. coming up, we'll get to the rest of this morning's headlines, and there are plenty, including new details in the other deadly police shooting in tulsa. we'll hear from the deceased family explaining one of the reasons they're fed up. what we learned from the alleged new york bomber and the search for the two mystery men police are hoping to get new information from. you're watching "world news now." you may think you can put off checking out your now is a good time to get the ball rolling. keep in mind, medicare only covers about eighty percent of part b medical costs. the rest is up to you. that's where aarp medicare supplement insurance plans insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company come in. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans,
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we're continuing to follow breaking news for you, another
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the governor has declared a state of emergency and called in the national guard and more state troopers. >> one person is on life support this morning after being shot in the head by another civilian. officials say protesters broke windows and attacked two employees at an upscale hotel in downtown there. the family of the man that was killed by police is asking for peaceful protests only. we'll continue to stay on top of the situation as it's still up following. for the second night in a row, residents in tulsa, oklahoma, have gathered, calling for justice in a police shooting in that city. they held a vigil last night at tulsa church, and others said demanding charges be fired against officer betty shelby, the officer who fired the deadly shot. >> the family of terrence crutcher says videos of the incident don't justify shelby's actions and say the videos prove
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>> we know he was up armed. we know he was a little slow. we knew he didn't commit a crime like the new york bomber did who is still alive. >> crutcher recently served four years in prison, but his sister says he was starting to turn his life around. both presidential candidates are weighing in on the fatal shootings. hillary clinton said we have to do better and noted two more names are now added to a long list of african-americans killed by police officers. donald trump called both audience of black pastors near cleveland. trump said he was troubled by the shooting in tulsa and questioned the officer's actions. >> did she get scared? was she choking? what happened? >> it's unbearable and it needs to become tolerable. >> clinton saying there's a lot we don't know yet about what happened and both expressed appreciation for police officers. just hours after talking about the ng trump called for the expanded use of stop and frisk, controversial police tactic that allows officers to
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suspicious. trump said the policy worked incredibly well in new york city when he was asked about stopping violence in the black community during a town hall. in 2013, a federal judge ruled that stop and frisk can be discriminatory against minorities. several new developments in the bombing information. the fbi is looking for two men seen on surveillance video taking one of the manhattan bombs out of the a piece of luggage age leaving with the luggage. they say they won't be arrested. they just want to them. video recovered from phone of the sister of the bombing suspect show him testing bomb making material. there's good news for tens of millions of drivers across the south and east. the nation's largest gas pipeline is again in operation following the repair of a major leak in alabama. colonial pipeline said it will take a couple days. exxon mobil will pay $1 million for environmental damages caused
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the spill sent 63,000 gallons of oil into the yellow stone river five years ago. the company said it spent $135 million on cleanup efforts. for the second time in two years, there's a recall of blue bell ice cream. it's a voluntary recall because of concerns there may be listeria in the cookie dough used in the two flavors. blue bell has been recovering from a listeria outbreak last year that led to three deaths. no illnesses have been reportsed this time. chip cookie dough distributed in southern states. china confirms its space station is falling back to earth. it is expected to re-enter the atmosphere late next year. most of it will burn up, but some dense pieces could hit the planet. most of north america is in the possible impact zone. so interesting to be able to find that out that we're in the
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let's sleep. not until late next year. >> nothing to see. nothing to worry about. well, coming up in our next half hour, the brush with death for one pilot on the runway. his plane broke down just before takeoff as other planes were hurdling toward him. amazing scene there. you're watching "world news
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? another ceo has faced a grillen on citol hill, this time it's the ceo of the company that manufactures epipens. despite several hostile questions over the increase in the injector, as well as her soaring salary, she refused to apologize. here's mary bruce. >> reporter: for more than two and a half hours, frustrated lawmakers grilled and scolded the embattled ceo of mylan pharmaceuticals heather bresch. >> disgusting. >> greedy. >> reporter: accusing her company of putting profits before patients, hiking the
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defending the company, pointing out they now offer a $300 generic. >> our concern was that absolutely everyone that has an epipen has one. >> reporter: hit a billion dollars this year, and her salary soaring, up 17% to $18.9 million. >> you got an hefty increase. >> i am blessed and fortunate. >> what have you done to earn that kind >> reporter: questions about the role her mother played in promoting the device in schools when she was the head of a national education group. >> i certainly thought it was a very cheap shot to bring my mother into this. >> reporter: for families hoping for an apology -- >> will you apologize? >> reporter: still no answer. now the company is offering rebates and a cheaper generic, but bresch says the overall price of this device is fair. she says the real problem here is the health care system, not her company. mary bruce, abc news, capitol hill.
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reason behind why it's so hard to get to the gym.
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? time now for "the mix," and we start with a very happy story. >> yes. >> so you might remember last week we introduced you to sanchez, a mexican immigrant who sells mexican popsicles in chicago. he's done so for 23 years. well, two of started a go fund me account for him. they raised more than $384,000 for him. the story behind this is that his daughter suddenly died, and so at 89 years old, he and his wife took in their grandson which meant he had to continue working, selling pop sickles. so with the new money, he may buy a house for his wife and
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and at age 89, he can finally retire. >> hearing aids work, maybe he'll stop ringing that bell. it's been sounding like this all these years? that's really wonderful. that's great they are able to do that for him. so apparently the reason you are on the couch right now or laying in bed and refusing to go to the 24-hour fitness gym -- >> is because you love us. >> and because you're lazy, but it's within our nature. as humans. apparently, harvard researchers looked into all of this, and it's sort of in our dna as humans, they said, humans are hard wired by evolution to tends towards laziness because way back when, you know, in the original days -- >> yonder days. >> yonder days. apparently while we would eat a lot of food in our nature, we weren't going to go out for a run or run away from the dinosaurs. >> you did enough running in your everyday lives, hunting, running from predators. >> exactly. so to exert yourself was not something in our nature. voila.
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breaking news this morning on "world news now" -- things getting out of control in charlotte for the second night in a row. protesters and police clashing in the streets. several officers injured in the melee. we'll have the latest including expert analysis on the developing situation in north carolina. on the campaign trail, donald trump is calling for the controversial stop and frisk policy to be used nationwide. but should he be siting its potential benefits for black communities? all this while hillary clinton edges trump in the latest national poll. new this half hour, another sexting scandal involving anthony weiner. >> the latest report alleges disgraced former congressman had explicit correspondence with an underage girl. we have the details. and what on earth would you wait in line like this for? wait until you find out why all these folks cued up around the
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thursday, september 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we begin with breaking news from charlotte, north carolina. at least four officers have been injured during violence that erupted for a second night following a police shooting. >> what began as a prayer vigil early in the evening turned violent. police firing tear gas at protesters who threw police. hotel employees, some journalists have been attacked. one protester was shot, but not by police. the governor declaring a state of emergency overnight, ordering the national guard and state troopers to take the to the streets. that governor and local officials trying to prevent a repeat of tuesday night when protesters blocked interstate 85 looting tractor trailers and setting fires. >> the protest follow the fatal shooting of an armed black man by a black police officer.
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was holding a book, not a gun. police version, of course, is quite different. >> the officers gave loud, clear, verbal commands to drop the weapon. as the officers continue to yell at him to drop it, he stepped out posing a threat to the officers. >> now, there is police video of the shooting, but officials are refusing to release it until after the investigation is complete. the officer who fired the fatal shot is identified as clothes at the time of the shooting and was not wearing a body camera. >> so there you have it, after two nights of violence, what do local and state leaders do now? >> steve gomez joins us by phone now to talk about the law enforcement response. steve, this morning the big question is why not release that video? what do you think? >> caller: i think it's a lot more complicated as far as the investigation and they don't want to put something out there
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ways. they want to try to get the investigation as tight as possible so when they release it, they'll be able to release almost everything, which will explain what really happened, and that's probably causing the delay. >> and we should mention, you're looking at live pictures here in the early morning hours. our chopper from wsoc, our affiliate in charlotte, has been flying all through the early morning hours and all over night and trying to see many of the police activities there. this p that was one of the things, the executive of the hornets mentions that their store was looted. steve, a lot of stores and businesses looted. this was just all, like, chaos on the streets of charlotte. >> caller: yeah. i mean, this is something that's just unfortunate. i mean, there's only so much law enforcement can do. you want people that want to act out like this, they will be able to do it. it's even harder when you have a lot of people doing it because
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are the officers vulnerable? they almost have to create that kind of line that you see when there's that type of activity, and they have to start containing the situation as they, then, try to move the crowds and start to peel people off and try to arrest them if they can determine who committed such crimes. >> steve, whether you believe the family's version of the events or the police officer's version of events, what it's indicative of is a fracture in the trust between the community and police department. how do you fix that when things get to that point? >> caller: well, biggest problem, that fracture, that lack of trust between community and law enforcement, that's going on nationwide. that's one of the biggest problems that i've seen the last year is when you do have police shootings, and you're going to have use of force and you're going to have use of deadly force, but you have to have good communication between police and community because of those situations. but when you have this type of
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problem. it really requires leadership at the highest level, not just local government, state government, but with our federal government and the white house. it's going to take everybody in government to solve this problem. it's just not going to happen. in one city because it's happening everywhere. >> but let's talk about leadership at the local level for right now. because after seeing the violence on the first night, it doesn't take a genius to anticipate and know there probably was going to be some sort of protest, and it might have gotten out of control why not institute a curfew ahead of that? >> caller: you know, that is something that i'm sure they are looking at why they did what they did and, you know, why didn't they do something different because of the fact that, you know, baltimore, ferguson, those are fairly recent. those just happened. even the incident in dallas and the attacks on cops in baton rouge. these are things that are fresh in our memories. i would have expected at least a
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what are tools we can use, what are the rules that we can implement to make sure that this doesn't get out of hand. looks like they figured it out at the end here and expect more aggressive, proactive steps to be taken for tomorrow. >> all right. that's steve gomez for us. steve, thank you. we'll have more from charlotte later on in this half hour as we continue to follow this breaking story. and turning now to another developing story here in the new york area as investigators continue to look into the bombings and the suspect who pr on ebay, had them delivered to the business where he worked. and then tested the material in his family's own backyard. you see that burn mark in the grass, police say that's what that's from, it's still visible. police also say a personal journal that the suspect was carrying when arrested refers to isis and al qaeda. >> and the investigators want to
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handling one of the explosive devices in manhattan. >> removed what turned out to be a pressure cooker, and they rolls the bag away. they are witnesses. they are not in any jeopardy of being arrested. >> meanwhile, new york city police say the number of calls about suspicious packages have soared since last weekend. a major city highway was closed when a pressure cooker was found beneath it, but it was not a bomb. donald trump is calling for a nationwide policy for stop and frisk. he told voters in ohio the police tactic to anyone they deem suspicious would help stop the violence in the black community. during another event at the same church, trump questioned the actions by the tulsa offer who fatally shot an african-american driver. he was joined by boxing promoter, don king, who blurted out the n-word while introducing trump. >> if you are intelligent, intellectual, you're an intellectual negro. if you are dancing and sliding
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dancing and sliding and gliding negro. >> king was trying to make the case for african-american voters to support trump. the racial slur triggered mixed reactions. some people laughed while others just gasped. >> meanwhile, donald trump is explaining why he reversed his stance on the birther movement, saying president obama was born in the united states because he wanted to get on campaign and focus on the issues. hillary clinton's campaign pounced saying trump has not changed his mind, but only tried to change the subject. >> clinton urges union workers to stage intervention if they know anyone voting for trump. clinton made her pitch by video conference telling the workers to make sure that everyone they know understands the stakes in the presidential race. she said the choice for working families has never been more clear. and clinton is back on top in the latest national poll.
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the six point lead comes as they prepare to face off in the first national debate monday night. officials in the minneapolis/st. paul area are advising against travel overnight. heavy rain in the area last night caused flash flooding throughout the area, roads closed, and drivers had to be rescued from stalls vehicles. there was also record-setting rain and flooding in the norfolk, virginia, area. more than ten inches have fallen in the past three days and many schools are so are many roads made impassele by the flooding, and the flood warning runs through this afternoon. facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg and his wife making a massive financial commitment aimed at ending diseases. the couple says they will spend $3 billion over the next decade to accelerate basic scientific research. the money will fund work at a new research center that's in san francisco. zuckerberg says the ultimate goal is to cure or manage all
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century. iconic america burger chain gave the british a taste of why there's so many devoted customers in the western u.s. >> in-n-out burger opened in four-hour popup restaurant in london and the lines were endless. the only advanced notice, a small black and white ad in the local newspaper but the word quickly spread on twitter. some people waited as long as five hours for a chance to get a double-double or other in-and-out burgers. >> i hope by the time they got there, you order animal style otherwise it's just a waste. >> is that right? >> yeah. >> never been to an in-n-out burger. >> what? breaking news. >> shocking. i haven't gone to a place that serves meat. >> but it's an in-and-out burger. >> i have had the fries. >> you used to live in california. >> i know. drove past it. just to star gaze. >> we have to move on. >> we should break up. coming up, the pilot who
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runway. what happened after this stunt pilot experienced trouble as other planes were speeding right at him. we are continuing to cover the violence overnight in charlotte, north carolina. first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by my pillow. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by
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updating our top story, one man was critically injured during protests last night in charlotte's up town section. the apparent shooter was another
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angry group left a peaceful prayer vigil and marched downtown. the protests in response to a fatal police shooting. at least four police officers were injured over night. that's fewer than in the first night of violence. in chicago, the police department plans to hire a thousands new officers after a surge of violence there. detectives and supervisors added over the next two years, however, it's not clear where the money will come from in the cash-strapped city. new officers will there's more online trouble for former new york congressman anthony wiener. he confirmed he communicated online with a girl for several months this year. but he is tling the daily mail that their communication was all a hoax. the 15-year-old girl said she and wiener video chatted during which time wiener asked her to undress. it's unclear if prosecutors will open proceedings against wiener.
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possibly criminal and it is sick. >> in his apology, wiener says he has repeatedly demonstrated terrible judgment and that he is the only one to blame. he has also shared an e-mail he says was written by the girl in which she recants her story. this sexting episodes led to end of marriage with huma abedin. when we come back, brad pitt's latest co-star on the latest brangelina break joup. and what mark wall burg did to embarrass his 13-year-old
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time for the skinny, and topping headlines this morning, a follow-up to the story that's still gripping the wor topping our headlines this morning, a followup to the that's industrial gripping the world. the breakup of brangelina. >> the rumors are flying this may be he is involved with one of his co-stars. >> not surprisingly all eyes turned to pitt's allied co-star and now the oscar-winning actress has taken to instagram to schedule ch those rumors in both english and in franch saying that she is very much in love with her husband, the father of their son and the baby
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they both angelina and brad can find peace. meanwhile, madame tu sew's has taken its own steps in the wake of the brangelina breakup. the famed wax museum tweeted out this photo that they have in fact separated the statues of brad pitt and angelina jolie. >> who is the guy in the middle? >> mystery man. next, mark wahlberg's 13-year-old daughter has been given a lesson cha what you wish for. >> her dad promoted his new movie on the dan patrick show, she challenged her dad to rap. he called her out on it and her reaction is actually priceless. >> i'm your 45-year-old father and i got to rap. if you keep misbehaving i'm going to give your behind a slap. and it's called a spanking. and if later on in life you're going to thank me because all the advice i'm giving you is
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and blue. is that right? don't cut it down. we giving you all positive encouragement raps. good information to help you behave and then you're going to earn that phone back, girl. you're going to earn that phone back. >> uh-oh. so wahlberg explained his daughter's phone privileges have been suspended, apparently even marky mark knows when to put his foot down and doll out fatherly discipline and good fatherly rap. >> you forget that not only wear calvins but he used to rap way back when. i'm sure you know all good vibrations ? it's not just good vibrations. come on come on ? next, could it be a fresh start? i can't feel my face right now. >> now for the 26-year-old singer, famous for his unique dread locks or his unique dread locks he posted a photo on instagram where he appears to have cut them all off for his
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at the same time, he deleted nearly all of his other instagram posts for his more than 6 1/2 million followers. >> source close to the singer tills "us weekly" he cut his hair for the album to give it a fresher look and match the feel of the album himself. >> he purposefully avoided being photographed with his new short do so he could unveil both it and the album cover in a very deliberate rollout. mission accomplished, but do we like it? >> i think it's working for him. >> but then he anybody else. like drake could have pulled that out. >> all that matters is does bella like it, that's his girlfriend. >> exactly. speaking of fresh starts f you're looking for the perfect home in the hamptons, jackie kennedy's old childhood summer home is back on the market. >> it was used as a summer retreat throughout the 1920s. it's now being sold by the former creative director of the luxury brand coach for $39
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pool house, a guest house and 7 acres. >> not bad. >> not bad.
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? finally this half hour,
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on the runway for a stunt pilot at a stunt race in nevada. >> he was about to take off when he experienced some engine trouble, and that's when the real trouble started. >> reporter: tom richard, his canopy opens, signaling trouble at the start of a race. a signal missed. smashed into, spun around, the plane's tail sheered off. slow motion shows the other plane traveling at 60 m richard's head, but his raised hand is hit. the eight planes in sunday's race in reno were all to take off at the same time, but with engine's trouble, richard's plane is not moving. he's hoping the planes go around him. >> i signaled. i know you did, tom. i saw it. >> a bit of wincing pain as he gets out of the cockpit. >> got busted up hand, but that's a small price to pay. >> reporter: as that dramatic video shows the other plane
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worried about the other. for both pilots, surviving to race another day. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> what a close call. >> it's so dramatic. just seeing that sloe slow mo is incredible. the crash apparently happened at the 53rd annual national camping trip air races in reno, nevada. i didn't know that was a thing. i'm surprised this is the first happened. >> yeah. he said that i signalled. apparently they have safeties in place for this, but he says, though, his hand was injured, that it did not scare him off from racing. he'll keep doing it. >> he'll do it again, maybe have a better plane without mechanical problems on the runway there. >> his nickname, by the way? hot stuff. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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good morning, i'm kendis gibson. >>'m diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines we're following for you this morning on "world news now." one person has been critically injured during a second night of violent protests in charlotte. national guard troops, and additional highway patrol officers have been sent into the city to restore peace. we have new details just ahead. chicago plans to a thousands new police officers after increasing violence there. there's no word on how the financially-strapped city will pay for them. the mayor plans a major speech on public safety tonight. the country's largest gas pipeline is operating again following the repair of a major leak in alabama. it will take a couple days for the fuel supplies to return to normal, which means prices at the pump should be dropping. >> the facebook boss, mark zuckerberg, along with his wife, pledging to spend $3 billion in
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end all disease. more details later in the half hour. those are some of the top stories on this thursday, september 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now". good evening. we're going to start this half hour with the violence yet again in one of the country's largest city in charlotte. one person was shot in the head and four police officers injured. >> the governor is now taking major steps to restore order calling in the national guard abc's eva pilgrim is in charlotte with more. >> reporter: a state of emergency, the governor making the declaration after tension boiled over for a second night in charlotte in response it a fatal police shooting. what started out as a peaceful march turned violent as the crowd headed into the heart of the city. one man on life support, shot by someone in the angry crowd. people breaking glass windows, looting stores, and police
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crowd. the police line taking hours to restore order. all of this happening after police shot and killed 43-year-old keith lamont scott. the community and police disagreeing as to what happened. police say he was armed. neighbors say he had a book, not a gun. now the national guard and state highway patrol are being called in with hopes of helping to keep this from happening again and restoring peace. eva pilgrim, abc charlotte, north carolina. >> our thanks to eva there. official at the hyatt hotel say officials broke windows and even attacked two employees. >> they were not the only ones attacked. earlier live on cnn, the reporter here was attacked and knocked to the ground. you see there. he was a little stunned, but not seriously injured. he said the man who attacked him later apologized about an hour later, and he even joked that the guy does not have a future in the nfl because it was not that big of a tackle. he took it easily. >> didn't lower the shoulder?
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charlotte under the state of emergency, what can be done in the days ahead to help ease this anger? >> earlier we spoke to former fbi agent steve gomez about the law enforcement's reon >> reporter: they were probably measured. they probably realize that if they come out too strong, do a curfew and other measures that it could exacerbate the whole situation. now, it seems like they did a fairly good job containing, even though there was some violence. there was proper the advantage of learning from what happened in ferguson and baltimore, and i think they are being a lot more proactive in balancing, not making the community feel like they are coming in heavy handed, but at the same time, they have to protect the community, what we saw, the way they were moving the group to a different area. they were trying to take better control of the situation. hopefully we'll see a better response.
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to deal with this situation and that's going to flow all the way down to the sergeants and lieutenants. whether they will be measured or aggressively come in there. i found it interesting they used flash bangs. they clearly are pulling out all the tools from the tool chest in order to try to get the crowd to comply and do what they need them to do. >> thanks to steve gomez there. now to sul tulsa, oklahoma, where angry residents are demanding that charges be brought against a officer. >> a vigil and protest at city hall were marked by calls to hold officer shelby responsible for terrence crutcher's death. the demonstrations in tulsa have been peaceful so far, but community leaders say that may not last. >> if she is not held accountable, i think people will s into their own hands. that's where i feel like we're at the tipping point. if they don't charge her, it may get ugly. >> crutcher's family says video of the incident released do not
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those videos prove crutcher was not a threat. shelby's attorney have said that the videos don't show everything and that before that the victim was not following orders. u.s. and russian officials meet again today in hopes of reviving the cease fire deal in syria. secretary of state john kerry called for a grounding of state planes and russian counterpart discussed a three-day pause in fighting amid increased attacks on humanitarian workers. clearly angry kerry are proving woefully inadequate in stopping the violence. puerto rico now where the island is without power right now after a massive fire crippled the territory's main electricity generating plant. the head of the power authority said he expects most of the 3.5 million residents will have their power restored by this morning. the outage also affects water service. officials say the utility's equipment is outdated and its maintenance have been ne gekted.
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bomb incident in the new york area. we have a better picture of the man accused of planting the bombs and others who may have been involved in the case. abc's brian ross has the details. >> reporter: the investigation into the terror that hit new york is widening as police need to talk to two men seen on video as they came upon the suitcase that held one of the bombs. >> removed what turned out to be a pressure cooker and rolled the bag away. >> reporter: police say they want to know who they are and just what they were doing with >> they are witnesses. they are not in any jeopardy of being arrested. >> reporter: this new video obtained by abc news shows the suspect, ahmad khan rahami, hours before the attack calmly walking into a new jersey hair salon. authorities say they have yet to question him because he's still recovering in the hospital from injuries suffered in the gunfight with police. >> he's not medically cleared so that we can speak to him just yet. >> reporter: police made public a journal, bloodied from his wounds, praising bin laden and
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said rahami began planning his bomb attack at least three months ago, buying the bomb components on ebay, including steel ball barings to maximize injuries to victims. he then did a test run in the backyard of his family home two days before the blast. the scorched earth still visible and video of it discovered by a cell phone blnging to a family what appears to be someone's backyard with a pipe in the ground and an explosion that takes place. >> reporter: as agents look for several accomplices, several of rahami's family members have been questioned and their social media accounts scoured the accused bomber is the one in the right in the family photo taken in times square now being reviewed by agent, his wife, mother of the two of the three children is expected to fly into the u.s. after being interviewed
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now to the west coast, a wildfire burning in central california claimed its first victim. one firefighter killed and another injured when the water truck overturned miles from the fire line. the canyon fire as burned more than 12,000 acres but is now 70% contained. officials say there's been very little damage to railroad tracks through the area and service can resume. also from are going out to a school crossing guard in east hollywood. she's adrian young, 4'8", but her size did not stop her from rescuing a little girl from an attempted kidnapping. young says when the incident happened she just went into, quote, mommy mode. >> just started screaming, like, please don't let her take me. i don't know her. she's not my mom. >> young was honored by local officials yesterday for her heroism. the woman who attempted the
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mother of the little girl says the school needs to do more so similar situations do not happen. lesson, do not mess with someone in mommy mode. >> absolutely. i love she was still on the job on the day she was honored. >> i'm busy, i got to work. so the number of cities vying to host the olympic games in eight years is dwindling thanks to the new mayor of rome. >> she has effectively doomed rome's candidacy saying hosting th money. it is unlivable and is in need of upgrade of public services. >> okay. rome's withdrawal has to be approved by city lawmakers, leaving only los angeles, paris, budapest as candidate cities for the 2024 games. >> the decision on hosting 2024 will be made next september. summer games are to be held in tokyo in the summer of 2020. >> boston was a candidate that
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three olympics, so who knows. >> going to have to do a little better in terms of how the cities are, i guess, aided in building all this stuff? they spend a lot of money to put the events together. doesn't seem like they reap enough benefits to make it count. coming up, four days and counting from the most anticipated presidential debates in recent memory. >> for the first one-on-one encounter, the debate prep strategies couldn't be more different. first, a look at today's temperatures. >> announcer: "world news now"
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>> take a look at this new national poll that has clinton with a six-point lead of donald trump, 43-37. both candidates are speaking out about the recent police-involved shootings. we get the latest from abc's stephanie ramos. >> reporter: donald trump and boxing promoter don king together in the crucial state of ohio taking the trump message to church. >> if you are poor, you're a poor negro. >> reporter: king speaking of issues affecting the the word "negro" but then this -- >> if you are dancing and sliding and [ bleep ] -- >> reporter: gaffes, laughs, and silence from the crowd about the slipup, but trump at the podium -- >> there's only one don king. only one don. to the african-american community, hispanic community, to all communities, i want to just say, we're going to make it right. >> reporter: trump hoping police in tulsa and charlotte make things right after recent police shootings.
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the police and law enforcement because we need that for ourselves. now, great people always have problems. you have somebody in there that either makes a mistake that's bad or that chokes. >> reporter: as for hillary clinton, before speaking about the economy that welcomes people with disabilities, she, too, brought up the police shooting. >> it's unbearable, and it needs to become intolerable. >> to the economy creating opportunities for americans with disabilities. >> i'm going to provide americans with disabilities a chance to work alongside those without disabilities and do the same jobs for the same pay and benefits. >> reporter: stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. of course, clinton and trump will take center stage on monday squaring off in the first debate. >> stakes could not be higher
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the showdown. >> reporter: hillary clinton in orlando in the one of the last time voters see her before monday's big debate. after this, she's hunkering down to cram. >> donald trump is a self proclaimed great debater who won every one of the republican debates, so i take nothing for granted. >> reporter: two very different candidates with two very different debate prep staejs. clinton immersing herself in briefing and also watching footage of trump in past debates and holding mock debates. as for donald trump, this is what he told david recently. >> any mock debates? >> haven't thought about it much, could happen. >> reporter: now trump's team says no mock debates for him, instead, an ipad with footage of clinton, meets with a team of advisers including family members and former fox news boss roger ailes, but sources say those sessions have di involved into story telling rather than serious preparation.
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takes that stage? >> a little bit. you have to be a little. >> reporter: the one tactic both sides are using? already complaining about the questions. >> i'm going to get -- be treated very, very unfairly by the moderators. i think the system is being rigged so it's -- it's going to be a very unfair debate. >> reporter: clinton's team says they are worried she'll be the ones getting tougher questions, alluding to the recent commander in chief forum. the stakes couldn't be higher. >> donald trump said about you and the debates, i know how to handle hillary. do you know how to handle trump? >> well, we'll see on september 26th. >> reporter: now both teams trying to down play expectations for monday's big debate. in fact, trump's team plans to move his debate prep sessions from his estate in new jersey where there's a golf course to headquarters to trump towers in new york hoping that will help him focus more. cecilia vega abc news, orlando, florida. and be sure to stay with abc
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that first big debate. >> airs monday night live at 9:00 eastern here on abc, and it will be live streamed on >> it will be a big night. of course, later on after that on tuesday morning, we'll have full analysis right here with the political team, but the candidates are preparing. hillary clinton is off the campaign trail today. donald trump has a rally later tonight in philadelphia suburbs. >> a lot of talk of how they preparing for all of this. we're hearing from their campaigns they're preparing rather we'll have more on that coming up as well. >> the question that's not been answered, who in the mock debates, if there are mock debates, plays hillary clinton and donald trump? >> i always want to know that. who is fake hillary and who is fake donald? >> that'd be weird. many ideas popping into my head -- not politically correct ideas. >> looking forward to seeing how the debates play out. again, so much anticipation, more so than in other first debates in recent memory. >> absolutely. stay with us.
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? so we hear so many stories these days about the power of social media being able to, of course; amplify good deeds of just one person. >> in chicago, an elderly man is learning that lesson firsthand.
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story. >> reporter: for 23 years, he sold mexican popsicles for $1.50 a pop. now he's finally in a position to chill out. two loyal customers who started a go fund me page presented him with a check, $384,290. that's more than a quarter of a million popsicles. 17,000 contributors from 60 countries. he his wife and grandchildren and treat himself to some hearing aids and at age 89, finally hang up those bells. david wright, abc news, new york. >> so the original go fund me goal was $3,000. >> yeah. they topped that. more than 380,000. unbelievable. he says he might use the money to buy a house for his
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for himself. >> he has enough money to buy
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? facebook founder and his wife dr. priscilla chan have opened a new chapter in their philanthropy. >> and it's huge. donating millions to education, they are throwing $3 billion to the ambitious goal of all but eliminating disease as we know it. carolyn tyler from our station from san francisco with the story. >> reporter: it is an ambitious vision the power couple shared, donating $3 billion over the next decade to jump start
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manage all disease by the end of the century. >> that doesn't mean that no one will ever get sick, but it means our children and their children should get sick a lot less. >> reporter: zumer berg says most people die today of four types of diseases, cancer, heart, neurological or infectious. he believes the answer is to fund research to create new tools and technologies to understand and target the source. >> if we can help develop the new tools that allow us to see these categories of diseases and new wa empower scientists around the world to make much faster progress and breakthroughs in these areas. >> reporter: the first tangible step is tbio hub in mission bay, where the best and the brightest from stanford, cal, ucsf will collaborate. >> the scientists are the best and the brightest, they haven't always naturally wanted to
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but i think that's the way forward. >> reporter: if you think eradicating or managing disease in the next 80 years is more science fiction than science, supporters say major progress can be made. >> it may be a stretch goal to say that we'll get there by the end of the century, but it's certainly not completely unrealistic. >> reporter: microsoft's bill gates dropped by to applaud the new effort. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. zuckerberg says with the, what they're managing to do, he says he plans to increase life expectancy to 100 years and says it doesn't mean no one will ever get sick, but they should be able to treat it or manage it. >> it's great to see him put his money to great causes throughout the years. that's the news for this half
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, more unrest in charlotte after police involved shooting. protests turned vlent as demonstrators took to the streets injuring more officers and one protester shot by a civilian. we're live in charlotte now under a state of emergency. the violence now becoming a flash point in the election. new poll just days before the first debate and the slip by don king while introducing donald trump. the mystery man now connected possibly to the bombing in new york city. why police want to talk to these two and our first look inside the bombing suspect's bloodstained journal. the close call for a pilot clipped by another plane while


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