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>> reporter: slow torture. that's what residents are calling the engulfing flow of lava. it's reshaping this island yard by yard as it makes its march toward pahoa. watch as the lava surrounds this telephone pole. fingers of lava just 100 feet from the nearest house. only one structure burned so far. once it crosses the road it will cut this ton in half. the national guard called up to help manage this slow-moving disaster. fires and brning lava taking out all vegetation in its path. look at that. trees coming down as the lava encroaches on the outskirts of the flow. the lava burning the trees from the roots up. as the lava moves over the land you can hear the explosions from methane gas igniting. officials are monitoring the air for toxic gases like sulphur dioxide and carbon dioxide which in high concentrations can be fatal. residents are stocking up on
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masks. rob marciano, abc news, hilo, hawaii. astronomers are monitoring the skies as our sun throws off solar flares. dramatic images show the largest active sunspot in 24 years. nearly 20 times the entire surface of the earth. it's launched six major flares toward earth each packing as much energy as 1 billion thermal nuclear weapons. they are harmless to us, but they've been disrupting airplane navigation systems and satellite and radio communications. a frightening halloween courtesy of mother nature. >> some areas it could -- accuweather's jim dickey has the latest. >> good morning. happy halloween. we'll see some rain and snow across the great lakes. not accumulating snow but flakes in the air. much colder air is working in. you head out to trick or treat, bundle up.
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be sure you have an umbrella across the west. we'll see soaking rainfall, seattle, portland, down into california. of course, not good news for trick-or-treaters, but very good news overall. we need the rainfall. it will work as far south as l.a. through the evening and overnight. we're watching a developing system. that cold air dives to the east. snow to the appalachians. could bring some snow to new england into sunday. reena and t.j., back to you. now to washington, d.c. where voters next week are expected to legalize possession of marijuana. the d.c. city konl council is wg an ways to tax marijuana sales. it could be a $130 million a year. it will also be on the ballot next week in oregon and alaska. here's a shocking study. high school students think the nation's pot laws should be changed. one-third of those students believe marijuana should be
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completely legal. nearly 30% say using it should be considered a minor violation. the study says almost 17% of those who never used marijuana actually support the legalization. >> kids. we have a consumer alert. if you have had verizon family share plan, up to 13 years ago, a check could be coming your way. there's been a $64 million settlement. you'll not get $64 million, however, but in that lawsuit, the company was accused of overcharging its family plan customers. this happened between 2002 and 2006. those customers will be contacted by mail or e-mail. you could be get something machine back. after failing to deliver enough earnings, starbucks plans to start delivering coffee? the quarterly revenue was up but not as much as investors expected. they balanced that disappointment by promising delivery service in some markets late next year for orders placed with its mobile app. standing ords may be possible
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as well. >> we would totally be major clients of this delivery service. it's hard to break away sometimes from the news desk. >> hard to break away. coffee. i don't do the coffee thing yet. >> i would love to do the phoning and have them show up. i'd love that halloween frappuccino we talked about. >> are they open this hour? >> no, we have to wait one more hour. we're about to combine halloween stories and stories about animals. we did this twice in the same morning. this better be special. what is this? we had another one earlier. all four legged friends were given their pumpkin treats. animals celebrating halloween and two animal halloween stories all in one morning. all the emmy committee. >> please don't let the emmy committee know this is happening. the other one was cool. it was a squirrel.
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>> they get their trick-or-treats early. >> who knew this gorilla was really into pumpkins. he's eating it like an apple. >> i was just waiting on your aw moment. coming up this halloween morning -- dating websites get a scare from the federal government. >> also ahead, the horror back in theaters. will it scare you as much as it did ten years ago? and want to give yourself a spooky look? get fun makeup advice an this halloween edition of "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by woolite. when you find clothes you love, you want them to last. so, why risk ruining the way they fit? try woolite. woolite's not just for delicates... it's for your everyday clothes.
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all right. new questions about online dating. proving what you see online is not always what you get. a company is being hit with a major federal fine for using fake profiles to lure paying customers. >> the ftc says it's charged $10 to $30 a month so users can chat with computer generated fakes. gio benitez has more. >> reporter: online dating. a $2 billion industry. the federal trade commission taking bold new action against some of those sights over how they make some of that money. more than a dozen dating sites boasting of having 12 million users now facing more than $500,000 in fines after the ftc
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says the sites run by jdi dating created fake profiles enticing users to upgrade to paid memberships and the sites do not disclose these memberships will be renewed automatically. >> they baited and switched by claiming these are the people who like you but they were really fake profiles. >> reporter: paying to send messages is perfectly legal. even one of the biggest companies out there, match.com, requires you to subscribe before you can send a message. but the ftc says these other sites like firtcrowd.com use computer generated profiles designed to trick users. the ftc says this is one of the profiles it found to be a fake computer generated virtual cupid. notice that name. >> make sure you aren't looking at a picture that is too good to be true. >> reporter: dr. mike dow tell'ing us there are key things to look for. >> if a site is trying to upsell
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you at every turn, that may be another red flag. >> reporter: this case of fake love interests, the first time the ftc is taking legal action for dating deception. >> the wrongdoing will hopefully serve to place other companies on notice. >> gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> i missed the whole online dating moment. >> you missed the moment? >> i don't feel bad. this story makes me feel better. >> i missed it as well. it's scary. >> you don't know. but i know a lot of people who have done it and had very successful marriages. >> we reached eed out to the p company jdi dating. good old-fashioned just meet somebody at church or a bar. >> have aunt sally set you up. >> why aunt sally. >> or the lady at church who has
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a sister that has a cousin that has a niece. >> do you have an aunt sally? >> no. oh, wait, i do. >> you forgot you van aunt sally? we're going to show you how to make your costume pop this halloween.
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♪ >>everyone thinks about what costume to wear this halloween, there's often an overlooked detail. makeup. no matter how great your outfit is it needs the finished look. >> there are easy ways to have a professional look done cheaply. abc's bethany gives expert advice. >> reporter: it's that time of
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year you get to be somebody else. many turning to popular online makeup tutorials. learning how to make their halloween look at home spooktacular. >> we're going to take these cost urms to the next level. >> reporter: the halloween mecca, home of costume designer to the stars patricia fields. best known for her work an "sex & the city." makeup artist orror zombie for the day was dane. >> a lot of zombies. people are being very creative. i'm going to give you a simple way to do a sugar skull at home. >> reporter: she runs the full service beauty parlor downstairs. her three tips? don't be afraid. >> you have a kid that's really artistic and creative. sit them don and say paint my face. >> reporter: it's all about your special touch. >> the way you personalize it, that's the ticket. >> we're going to add a little spider. that's your personal touch. >> reporter: and contour.
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>> you want shadows and sharpness. >> contrast. >> you want contrast. >> reporter: so scary, i frightened myself. go-go a designer says i'm not finished yet. >> it's all about accessorizing. >> a witch needs a witch hat. >> rings so when you cast a spell. take a look in the mirror. you look amazing. >> reporter: for "world news now," i'm bethany owings, abc news, new york. >> you can go the other direction and just skip the makeup all together. just put a mask on and just go that route. >> look at the simplicity. >> what is that? >> it's a processed hot dog. >> hot dogs are spooky actually. >> break dancing hot dog. seriously? >> i'm going to have to get his name. he thinks he can do whatever because we haven't put his name up there. >> he's our producer b.k.
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a spooky edition of "insomniac theater" coming up. an identity thief , who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home.
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♪ ♪ our halloween edition of "insomniac theater." a couple of big movies you're excited? >> that's my excited halloween sound. >> what are we going to start with? >> jake gyllenhaal, "nightcrawler." he plays a stringer, which is a freelance journalist. his specialty is l.a. crime. he films crashes, fires, murders and more. with each story he stands to make big money from local news outlets. tack a look. >> who do you work for? >> at the moment, i work for myself. >> see frank out there the way you came. what do you have?
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>> something i'm fairly certain you'll be very excited about. >> "nightcrawl ir" is getting good reviews. examiner.com says "nightcrawler" is a culmination of everything gyllenhaal has been building to. and james rocchi calls it a smart thiller brith dark gravity and sharp-toothed smile. you a horror movie fan? >> no. >> did you see "saw"? >> no. >> an oldie but a goody. the halloween crowd out there would like this. the original "saw" is being re-released. one of the most successful horror franchises. they've had seven of them. you haven't seen one? >> uh-uh. >> it revolves around jigsaw. he traps his victims in games and tests their will to live like in this iconic scene. >> there are ways to win this.
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look all around you. just remember "x" marks the spot. if you do not kill adam by 6:00, then allison and diana will die, dr. gordon. and i'll leave you in this room to rot. >> the movie is ten years old. has new reviews. one saying those dumber than a box of rocks saw forges ahead with the kind of conviction and energy that will keep bad cinema junkies sitting upright. another saying how such a cruelly empty and infantile movie got made is mystery enough. this is one of my favorite movies of all time. >> i didn't know that. >> it's fran taftic. seven franchises. >> have a happy, happy halloween to everyone. that's the news for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now" -- fugitive takedon. one of america's most wanted men who has been hiding out in the pennsylvania mountains for weeks is captured. >> i was surprised he came in alive. >> relief in the community and what's next for the suspected cop killer. fireworks disasters. in jaw-dropping explosions, the human toll and the challenges this morning at a burned out fireworks factory. safety questions for people changing the color of their eye. they are having surgery. it's friday, halloween. >> announcer: this is "world
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news now." it's halloween. you feeling halloween? >> we -- this is my costume. >> malfunction is one way to put it. t.j. holmes we're alongside reena ninan. big news played out overnight. a story we've been following for a month and a half. finally came to some kind of conclusion. >> lots of details on the capture of that suspected cop killer in rural pennsylvania. >> take a look at your screen. this is the first image of eruk frein as he rode in the back of a police car. he was held in handcuffs of the trooper he's accused of killing. >> frein was caught by u.s. marshals near an airplane hangar after being on the republicun f days. >> he can no longer hide behind his rifle. >> reporter: the arm of the law has finally caught up with eric
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frein. he was captured by u.s. marshals. frein surrendered without firing a shot. >> they ordered him to surrender, to get down on his knees and raise his hands, which is what he did. he was placed under arrest and handcuffed with the handcuffs of corporal dickson. >> reporter: the 31-year-old survivalist had been hiding out in pennsylvania. he fired at a police barracks fatally shooting trooper bryon dickson and injuring another. they deployed heavily armed search parties and putting out road blocks. though his picture was on most wanted posters across the country, the man himself was at elusive as a ghost. though he was occasionally glimpsed through the thick foliage, he slipped through the fingers of his pursuers for several weeks. he was considered armed and dangerous. >> i'm surprised he came in
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alive. >> reporter: his unseen presence created fear. >> everybody can go back to normal, live their lives. kids can go back to school. >> reporter: eric frein's luck ran out and law enforcement finally ran down their fugitive. emmett miller, abc news, los angeles. our coverage of frein's capture does not end here. look for up-to-the-minute updates an abcnews.com and the latest an "america this morning." to the other marge story, the showdown between the state of man main and nurse kaci hickox. she has refused to follow the state's quarantine rules. since her return. now negotiations toward a compromise have broken don. the governor says he will use the full extent of his power to protect the public. >> the problem with it is she just doesn't care. she doesn't want any restrictions. >> reporter: the governor indicated to abc news he would abandon head demand ls that
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hickox remain under quarantine if she'd agree to take a blood test for ebola. learning new details about a deadly plane crash in wichita, kansas. four people killed when the plane struck a building. it's now believed the crash was triggered by a mechanical problem that caused the engine to lose power. ryan smth has the latest from wichita. >> reporter: the roof where the plane hit burned for hours sending out thick black smoke that could be seen for miles. >> i've seen an airplane with its left tail going straight down banking really hard, really loud and it just slammed right into the top of the building. >> reporter: about 100 people were inside at the time. some trapped by a fire. authorities called horrific. the pilot and three people inside were killed. another rushed to the hospital. some with serious injuries. the plane had no passengers twhen took off shortly before 10:00 a.m. the pilot of the plane quickly
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issuing a mayday. moments later, he lost control. veering left, slamming into the top of the flight safety international building which houses advanced flight simulators and is owned by investor warren buffett. mark goldstein, a distinguished controller who only retired last year died in the accident. aviation sources telling abc news that he was the pilot. >> people come here from all over the country. nobody could have imagined he'd be living through an aviation tragedy. ryan smith, abc news, wichita, kansas. a factory explosion in england. the company made fireworks and the blast lit up the sky. neighbors were told to stay
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indoors with the windows closed. police plan to resume the search. the cause is still unphone. you hear a fireworks factory and an explosion. an awesome site. it's unfortunate. you see this and this emprisive display. need to track that person down possibly but it could turn out to be a fatal situation. >> it went on for about an hour. authorities are being cautious because they know the chemicals that were stored at the facility. >> the pictures, no doubt, wow, of all places to have this kind of explosion. those are the pictures. we'll follow up. hopefully they find that person and track this person down who at this point is missing. the national guard is standing by in hawaii. lava threatening residents of a small town. some time in the next day or so, the lava from this volcano will reach a main road.
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it's moving at five yards per hour now. when it reaches that highway it will cut off access to the outside world for more than 8,000 people. reaction is pouring in from all around the world following the death of former boston mayor tom menino. health problems forced him to forgo a re-election bid. tom menino died yesterday after battling cancer mean was 71. apple's ceo tim cook's coming out could help change workplace attitudes across the cannot. cook acknowledged his sexuality in an essay. rebecca jarvis with the details. >> reporter: tim cook now the most prominent ceo to reveal this. writing, i am proud to be gay and i consider being gay among the greatest gifts god has given me. a very private revelation from a quiet southern gentleman shaped by his boyhood growing up in
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alabama. never forgetting his roots. >> growing up in alabama in the 1960s, i saw the devastating impacts of discrimination. >> reporter: at apple, famous for its tireless work ethsic, waking before 4:00 a.m., hand picked by steve jobs to run the company. >> i'm still an incredibly private person. that's not going to change. but i think having some window in where people don't view that you're a robot of sorts is a good thing. >> reporter: now after quietly pushing for equality in the workplay, take a stand for his team and this is what cook said just days ago back home in alabama. >> i'm most often struck by the things we share. a desire for respect, a desire to matter, a desire to be accepted for who we are. >> reporter: now he writes my desire for personal privacy has been holding me back from doing
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something more important. we pave the sunlit path toward justice together, brick by brick, he says. this is my brick. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. it was an emoegsal comeback for lebron james in cleveland last night but not a victorious one. his first regular season game with the cavs. he struggled against the knicks scoring just 17 points.. the knicks spoil lebron's welcome home party. in san francisco, the final touches have been put on the floats that the world series champion giants will ride in today's victory parade. an enormous crowd is expected along the route. and at a downtown rally. temporary cellure tos have also been set up to avoid communecation problems like they had two years ago. police will be out in full force in the hopes of avoiding a
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repeat of wednesday's chaos. >> they know how to do this. they've been having a lot of world championship parades. >> i like that cell tower idea. >> it's good. a unique event as well sunday in austin, texas. 250,000 people expected to watch a formula one race. they are getting -- they got a taste the other day when one of the race cars revved up in the streets. >> some of the most interested onlookers are a group of engineering students. they are building their own mini f-1 car. every part of it other than the wheels. >> they have to have it built and operational by next summer. that's when they'll race their car against more than 500 teams from 50 countries. people who hear formula one races you don't automatically think austin, texas. >> the ut team, they are working to raise 30 grand for their efforts. >> they'll get that. >> you think so? >> oh, yeah. they'll get that. >> they deserve it. >> booit's about to come in.
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they'll see this story right here. they'll send us a thank you card. they'll hit their goal. coming up in "the mix," professional pumpkin carving. and also spooky prank that's actually pretty cool. also ahead, just in time for halloween, dozens of people dressed up as hello kitty characters. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by airborne.
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[ male announcer ] meet mary. she loves to shop online with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available.
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if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime, in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free.
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♪ plastic surgery commonplace in america these days. this next procedure is taking this plastic sergea iic sergean thing to the next level. >> we're "up all nightline" with abc's deborah roberts. >> reporter: they call them the windows to the soul. zoe's got dazzling blue eyes. zach can steal the spotlight from anyone with his blue steel. that pose made famous in "zoolander." now no matter what nature gave you, you can have your pick of the color palette. >> just ask tamika harris.
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this month began seeing life through different eyes thanks to iris implant surgery. your eyes were brown before. now they're quite light. >> they are ice gray. that's the color that i purchased. >> reporter: the reality star says you can do whatever you like. so she went gray in a glam way. >> they go into the eye and they make a little slit. they take this implant and spray it over your eye. >> reporter: she didn't blink twice at the $8,000 price tag. >> i looked in the mirror and i was like, they are amazing. >> reporter: the operation not approved in the u.s. so you decided to go to africa. what exactly did they say they'd do to your eyes? >> they told me that the procedure would be quick, like 5, 10 minutes an eye. >> people have had complications. people have had blurred or
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permanently damaged vision. >> i hadn't seen that risk with this company. >> reporter: now she has that i icy stare she's always dreamed of. it's not clear when or if complications could arise. for "nightline," i'm deborah roberts in new york. >> i know what some of you may be thinking. can you go blind? >> yes you can. a woman in canada tried to have green eyes and ended up going blind. >> that's one risk. a lot of people want to change that. you have nice brown eyes. >> i'm scared to even put contacts in. i have 20/20 vision. >> tiny has always done her thing. coming up -- a world's first. a hello kitty con. fans are flocking from all over the globe flocking to l.a. to
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sole br celebrate the culture of -- is it a cat? it's a cat, right. is kitty a cat? >> we'll have more coming up. and next half hour, scare tactics. the halloween horror movie challenge that anyone can enter. the films lasting only six seconds. how you can join in now with your smartphone. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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have you ever wanted to be a barbie girl? now you can live like one or travel like one. you are looking at the world's first barbie themed hotel room at the hilton in buenos aires. oh, this is a dream vacation for t.j. holmes. >> is this for kids? for little girls? >> i think specially designed
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for someone like you. >> i would check it out. just barbie. is there a barbie bar downstairs? we'll be fine. maybe that's not your thing. staying with the theme. how about hello kitty? the first ever hello kitty convention is going on. >> what may is look like? rob hayes shows us. >> reporter: hello kitty. >> hello kitty fan convention. >> reporter: she was created in japan in 1974. appearing an a small vinyl coin purse that has definitely grown over the years. >> from that little vinyl coin purse spawned an $8 billion marketing phenomenon. >> reporter: it also spawned fervent fans, countless people with way too much kittiness. they are everywhere at hello kitty con. checking out all the stores,
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playing games and snapping photos at every opportunity. >> i'm 45. >> i'm 65. >> and hello kitty con is all about getting that hello kitty look from jewelry to dresses and makeup and even something a little bit more permanent. >> hello kitty tattoos. >> i love hello kitty and tattoos. >> there's also hello kitty candy. for those with heartier appetites, spam. >> it's hello kitty spam. >> reporter: the only thing you'll have a harder time finding are guys. >> you don't look like the typical hello kitty fan. >> no. >> reporter: if you haven't snagged a ticket, get ready to say good-bye, kitty. the convention is all sold out. we have late breaking news. hello kitty is not a cat.
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she's a cartoon character and a little girl. she's never been depicted an all fours.
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with our new multi-health wellness line. ♪ we have a halloween version of the mix. >> very scary. >> and there's a peanut butter and jelly sandwich walking around. let's go to the video here first. let's go to this. you know how attractions are supposed to scare you. this is a haunted billboard or advertisement. people go by and are looking at this advertisement and this comes out at them. this is brilliant. awedish prank. you see some of the reactions there. this haunted poster. that's a good reaction. >> that's a great reaction. how about a time lapse from a professional -- i'm starting to think this is the inside of
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people's intestines in the middle of the night. this is an actual professional pumpkin carver. this is a time lapse. he's part of the manic pumpkin carvers in brooklyn, new york. he wanted to show people how pumpkins are carved. >> that's the real deal. i'm going to try that tonight. it's time for a pumpkin polka. >> here we go. from the new york botanical garden in the bronx -- jack-o'-lanterns everywhere midterm elections like you care that's the pumpkin polka ♪ ♪ ghosts and goblins, vampire blood, campaign ads that just sling mud that's the pumpkin polka ♪ ♪ why do we carve pumpkins in so many spooky shapes because it's much more difficult to carve a face an grapes ♪ ♪ triggering my allergies that's the pumpkin polka ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ it's late at night, you're wide awake and you're not wearing pants ♪ grab a bag of candy corn and everybody dance ♪ ♪ trick or treat are you on board if not then you're out of your gourd ♪ ♪ it's the pumpkin polka ♪ costumes based an frozen are real popular i'm just sucking up here to our parent company ♪ >> mickey ♪ ♪ hope you liked our scary show if not just let it go ♪ ♪ that's the pumpkin polka have a happy safe halloween and we'll see you monday.
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this morning on "world news now" -- in custody. one of america's most wanted. and where he was discovered in the pennsylvania mountains. his hiding place, the takedown and the relief just in time for halloween. nurse showdown. she treated ebola patients in africa and she's ordered to stay home in maine. her defiant actionand the angry governor. scare tactics. big thrills from littlmovies. the movie director challenging you to frighten everyone in videos that just last six seconds. and a lucky connection. do taylor swift's album releases have anything to do with winning the world series? her win-win situation this week in "the skinny" on this friday, october 31st. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> good morning to you on this halloween. i'm reena ninan. >> and hello to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. big news overnight. it's been a 48-day manhunt for a suspected cop killer. it is over this morning. eric frein has been captured. >> frein gave himself up surrounded by u.s. marshals. abc's john haskell has the latest. >> reporter: here's eric frein, clean shaven and described as healthy, besides a visible scratch on his nose. on the run for the past 48 days. now exactly where pennsylvania state police want him, in a jail cell. >> the reason this was so important is because eric frein was dedicated to killing law enforcement members. >> reporter: a group of marshals took frein into custody near an abandoned airport in an open field. frein was taken by surprise, unable to reach the hangar where he had a long gun and knives.
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>> i can't think of a more dangerous occupation than going into the woods after this individual. >> reporter: frein is accused of murdering trooper bryon dickson and wounding trooper alex douglas back on september 12th. outside the police barracks he's being processed in this morning. after his arrest, frein was put in trooper dickson's handcuffs and driven to the barracks in the trooper's squad car. >> we have been in contact with trooper douglas and his family, as well as corporal dickson's family. and relief and gratitude were their reactions. >> reporter: the 31-year-old survivalist and military buff put pocono residents on edge the past seven weeks. there were numerous sightings which closed schools. hundreds of officers searched the woods day and night. >> it's a good thing now that he is caught and now can finally
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rest again. >> eric frein will be arraigned on murder charges in a few hours, and the district attorney says he plans to seek the death penalty. >> has to be a relief for folks there. there were even issues -- they beefed up security at schools. schools were out at some point. this has to be a relief for folks there. >> i spent some time up there. they told us they were essentially held hostage. there were periods of time they weren't allowed to leave their homes. obviously with school canceled five days, that meant parents had to miss work. but now, as you may have heard, halloween is back on in the poconos. so that will make for some very happy families. >> such an expensive manhunt. so glad to hear this is finally wrapped up. >> josh haskell, thank you very much. be sure to stay with abc news. we'll be covering frein's capture. get up to the minute updates on "america this morning." we move on to a halloween celebration that turned tragic in illinois. a mother and her two children killed when their suv was hit by a freight train at a crossing.
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this happened just minutes before a halloween parade was to take place nearby. several others were injured and hospitalized. police say the gates at the crossing were functioning. here in new york, a near disaster when a massive drill bit pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel. this touched a train packed with commuters but did not enter that train. hundreds were escorted to a nearby station. the drill bit was being used in a massive railroad construction project but workers were obviously drilling in the wrong place. nobody hurt here. new details about the plane crash at a kansas airport that killed a pilot and three people inside the airport. five other people were injured when the king air turbo prop lost power and crashed into the building at wichita midcontinent airport. officials say there were about 100 people in the building at the time of the crash. >> it was horrific. there was heavy smoke on the
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horizon as you approached the airport for miles. >> the pilot has been identified as mark goldstein, a veteran air traffic controller who retired only last year. the plane had just come out of major inspection. goldstein was flying it to arkansas to be painted. today may be the day that molten lava cuts the hawaiian village in two. the national guard standing by to assist residents there. the lava from the kilauea volcano started flowing in june. so there's been plenty of time to prepare. so far it's just incinerated a shed and some vegetation. when it hits the main road there will be no way in or out of that area. talks have broken down between the state of maine and that nurse who is refusing to be quarantined. kaci hickox claims she is perfectly healthy and free of the ebola virus. the governor says he wants to protect the public. abc's linzie janis reports from maine. >> reporter: a defiant kaci hickox on a bike ride with her boyfriend. a state trooper following her every move.
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>> thank you, guys. i have to go speak with the health department. >> reporter: maine's governor paul lepage telling abc news, hickox should be forced to take a blood test to prove she doesn't have ebola. >> the problem with it is, she doesn't just care. she just doesn't want any restrictions. >> reporter: hickox says the community has nothing to worry about. >> i am completely healthy. you can hug me, shake my hand. there is no way that i would give you ebola. >> reporter: the nurse adding she's craving pizza from her favorite restaurant, but even that's setting off a firestorm. people were calling you all day to find out if she was coming and, what, they weren't going to come? >> didn't want to be here if she had been here was going to be here. >> reporter: but the restaurant wasn't scared, and they delivered that pizza right to her door. the situation here remains a standoff with neither the nurse nor the state of maine giving up any ground. linzie janis, abc news, ft.
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kent, maine. regulators are turning up the heat an a japanese air bag manufacturer. they want documents regarding the production and testing of the safety devices which can explode when inflated and spew metal fragments at passengers. it also wants the takata to answer questions under oath. repairs have lagged because of a shortage of replacement parts. another federal agency is going after gerber. the baby food company? why? the ftc says they shouldn't be claiming the its good start gentle formula can reduce or prevent allergies in children. the company stands by the claims, but the federal trade commission says at best good start gentle formula helps with a skin rash, not all allergies and the company is misleading consumers. your halloween weather. i aults trick-or-treated in florida. the best weather. a cold blast pushes through the northern plains. up to four inches of snow for northern michigan. rain turns to snow through the ohio valley, and rain showers
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through the carolinas. rain and mountain snow for the northwest and much-needed rain as far south as san diego. >> you have 40s in the upper midwest. 50s and 60s almost everywhere else. hot spot, miami and phoenix. phoenix, 93. when you can combine halloween with an animal story, you know we'll lose it here at "world news now." >> that animal is a very busy squirrel. see it right there. a milwaukee backyard. yes, he's carving that pumpkin with all the precision of a wayward laser. first the eyes and the nose. >> at one point he has to chase off some other squirrels. okay. >> look. two eyes. >> he might know what he's doing here. he looks like he knows what he's doing. >> okay. the little guy looks like he's carving this pumpkin. >> he's the one you want to call tonight when you carve your pumpkin. now which is which? is that the same squirrel? >> it's the same squirrel. >> he does look like -- you undersold this video.
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he looks like he knows what he's doing. >> we told you he knows what he's doing. >> okay. that's kind of impressive. we've got "the skinny" coming your way next. unlikely star from the world series. and he's no baseball player. why he's getting the good laugh. some halloween scares during some very short videos. can you find fear in just six seconds? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by metamucil multi-health. metamucil multi-health. sometimes healthy is not on the menu. luckily, i always keep my meta health bars handy. it's my favorite bar hands down. from the makers of metamucil, new multi-health meta health bars have natural psyllium fiber that helps promote heart health with a taste consumers prefer. would you like one of these instead? yummy - thanks! experience the meta effect
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this new video showing an undercover fbi sting. their target, a mobster accused of running an illegal sports gambling ring. >> putting a twist on, what happened in vegas stays in vegas, except wh it comes to the feds. check this story out from abc's david wright. >> approximately 8:43 a.m. >> reporter: surveillance video from las vegas. a scene straight out of "ocean's 11." this video shot by state and federal agents on the trail of an illegal sports betting operation allegedly run by the chinese mafia. >> we're going to try and get dsl working. >> reporter: at cesar's palace in the villas reserved
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for the high rollers, the agents pretend to be technicians. what the suspects don't know is the fbi cut the internet connection so they could get in for a closer look. check it out. the tvs are all tuned to the world cup, and the agents say all the computers logged on to illegal gambling sites. the suspects deny any wrongdoing. their defense lawyers claim the search was unconstitutional. the evidence inadmissible. >> are there cases where this type of search would be justified? >> there are. when we're talking about terrorism and weapons of mass destruction and mass murder, yes. but gambling in las vegas? come on. give me a break. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney's office says it will respond next week in court. david wright, abc news, new york. >> the problem with this is every time there's a disruption and people need servicing, they'll think they're with the feds. >> my cable goes out a lot. >> that explains a lot. i feel a lot better about our u.s. government right now. coming up, two people who
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are having their best and worst weeks ever from taylor swift and the mega moment she's having. >> to the infamous chevy guy from the world series. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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okay. "skinny" time. we start with a truly epic concert on "good morning america." taylor swift took over times square. fans stretching for blocks bringing traffic to a standstill. ♪ ♪ ♪ come on over, baby shake, shake, shake ♪ >> you know that song by now, "shake it off." the biggest concert ever on "gma." this was cool to see. i have a whole new respect for the swiftie phenomenon. >> incredible. how can you not be electrified. >> it turns out t. swift isn't only one of the most popular pop stars. she's also a good luck charm for the san francisco giants. >> if you do the research, just
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days after her album releases in october 2010 and 2012 and again this week, the giants won the world series just days after each of her album releases. >> and the baseball folks take those omens very seriously. from the world series, a star was born. he wasn't playing on the field. his name is rick wild. whether he likes it or not, he is now forever going to be known as the nervous chevy guy. >> he was a chevy representative tapped with presenting the mvp madison bumgarner with a brand new truck. but he had a really tough time with this. >> at chevrolet, we have also been proud of the latest and greatest technology in our truck lineup which is the all new 2015 chevy colorado. it combines class winning and leading, you know, technology and stuff with wifi powered by onstar. it's sitting there on your screen.
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>> "technology and stuff." that's so hard to watch. as you can imagine, the internet had a field day with it. comparing rick's performances to the likes of jackie gleason and chris farley. >> a lot of catch phrases in there in that postgame speech. chevy embraced this. they ran with it. they actually sent out a tweet. you see the #technology and stuff. sometimes the moment just gets to people and they lost it. >> my heart goes out to him because public speaking is tough. plus on top of everyone watching the world series, i want to take him out to lunch. lining up big name talent for its upcoming biography of apple co-founder steve jobs. >> he could pull this off. christian bale is set to play jobs himself. it's based on walter isaacson's best seller. some other celebrities playing other characters on this halloween.
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let's take a look at this. >> let's check out some of the top costumes we've seen so far. kelly osborne. inspired by the "rocky horror picture show." >> and kate hudson. where is she in there? in the middle with her crew going "day of the dead" look. this is what this is supposed to be. >> and paris hilton opting for a lighter look as a sexy minnie mouse. >> you know, i don't want to confuse my 21-month-old. this is not minnie mouse. also lauren conrad. the face getting some attention for this mermaid design. >> "a" for creativity. a pregnant liv tyler with a bun in the oven costume. time now for celebrity birthdays. topping the list of halloween babies is alabama head coach nick saban. >> nick saban. sorry. she's not a football follower. rob schneider, 51. vanilla ice is 47. >> and actress and singer willow smith.
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and now for rvs too! as many of us get ready to watch some scary movies tonight, there will be plenty of others who will be making a scary movie of their own. not feature length. more like six seconds. >> it's a challenge coming from one of the top directors in the horror game creating the scariest six-second video and you could get your big break in hollywood. >> what's your favorite scary movie? >> they are the bone chillers and horror thrillers that make our blood run cold in seconds. from slashers like freddy krueger to demons in "the exorcist," hollywood's greatest horror directors know how to terrify moviegoers. but now one of the masters of movie mayhem is inviting anyone with a smartphone to prove they
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can get big screams on the big screens. >> all you need is your phone. it doesn't matter if you have money or have never shot anything before. shoot it in your house or with big special effects. >> reporter: director eli roth issuing this challenge. create the scariest six-second vine video he's ever seen titling it 6 second scare. they'll crown the creepiest one on halloween night. the winner gets to have their movie developed by roth. >> i need to work with eli roth or to have the opportunity for him to see our work is just amazing. it's always been fun, and i'm just glad that people are enjoying it. six seconds is tough. >> reporter: kubrick could sure creep us out in "the shining" in just six seconds. and "psycho" would definitely survive the cut proving you can pack a lot of dread in a little time. look at this crew here.
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>> look at them. peanut butter jelly and a yellow banana. >> everybody, it took me a second here. who is this? is everybody -- goofy. that's goofy. >> this is daisy. >> and this is marcus. >> and down here, this is a scary processed hot dog. >> because they are scary actually. and then peanut butter and jelly. these are some of the members of the crew. >> is this supposed to be the inside of people's stomachs watching "world news now"? what are we? >> we had some issues with our costumes. they were too racy. let's go with that. leave people wondering. they were too racy for abc. there will be updates on our facebook page. wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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. making news in america this morning -- they got him. eric frein in federal custody this morning after a massive weeks-long manhunt that cost millions. what we learned overnight about what's next for the accused cop killer. airport inferno. a huge plume of smoke and a hole in the side of a building after a plane slamm emed into it. new details on what caused the plane to two down. hot pursuit. a surfer paddling to safety with a dangerous predator just feet behind him. and a terrifying surprise. getting halloween started with a viral prank spooking unsuspecting people on the street. well, good friday morning to

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