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wrongdoing. the wreckage of an indonesian airliner has been spotted in a remote area. rescue crews are preparing to try to reach the site in the mountains both by air and by foot. the twin turboprop plane was carrying 49 passengers and five crew members. five children including two infants were among the passengers. commuter rail service is expected to be back to normal this morning on new york's long island after a small plane crashed onto the tracks. the pilot was killed in the sunday morning accident and a passenger injured. the cause of the crash is under under investigation. the pilot had issued a may day call saying he was having trouble maintaining altitude. a tragic end for a soldier who served five tours in iraq and afghanistan. 32-year-old sarthd first class corey hood died after colliding with a navy sky diveder during an air show in chicago. he was performing for the army golden knights parachute team when he was knocked unconscious during a stunt. he hit an apartment building and
plunged to the ground. the navy jumper suffered a broken leg. investigators are trying to determine what caused the deadly mid-air collision between two small planes in southern california. the planes were approaching the airport when he this he crashed killing at least five people. candice crohn reports from san diego. >> reporter: smoke poured from the remnants of two planes after collided mid-air, the crash so violent, debris scattered everywhere. >> i see that black smoke. my god, it's terrible. >> reporter: authorities say a saber liner and cessna 1 2 were both approaching brownfield when they somehow collided. >> the witnesses reported seeing the mid-air collision and the aircraft hit the ground and we had numerous reports there was fires in the area. >> reporter: moments after they crashed they burst into flames. you can see charred brush from where a small two-acre fire started. investigators are working to determine who the planes belonged to to learn more about
the people killed. >> we can't confirm where the four passengers came from. we know at least one was in each aircraft. >> reporter: temperatures soared past 90 degrees as the crash site. paramedics took one firefighter to the hospital for heat exhaustion. investigators say this area sees a lot of air traffic but most of the pilots passing through are very skilled. >> one plane crashed on a grassy slope, the other crashed in the san diego national wildlife ref future. faa officials say a software glitch probably caused those widespread flight delays in the northeast over the weekend. the software upgrade was designed to provide additional tools for controllers. it has been disabled while the agency completes its investigation. nearly 500 flights were can he selled, another 500 delayed. the system is nearly back to normal this morning. the white house is expected to announce a new program today aimed at reducing the number of heroin overdose deaths. according to "the washington
post," the plan will pair law enforcement with public health workers to emphasize treatment instead of prosecution. heroin overdose deaths in the u.s. nearly quadrupled between 2002 and 2013. >> icon julian bond is being remembered this morning, the long-time president of the naacp and the first black american to be nominated as vice president. president obama on vacation in martha's vineyard called bond a hero and a friend who helped change america. julian bond died in florida. his wife said the cause was complications of vascular disease. he was 75 years old. donald trump's taking a day off from campaigning today. the republican front-runner is expected to report for jury duty in new york. over the weekend, trump made the rounds at the iowa state fair and revealed specifics about his immigration plan. abc's devin dwyer is in des moines. >> reporter: the so-called trump tsunami still sweeping iowa.
>> he doesn't pull any punches. >> i'm not supporting. i'm talking about him. >> reporter: the gop's front-runner's private helicopter spotted above the fair for a second day after that dramatic arrival saturday and free rides for kids. our martha raddatz exclusively tagging along. >> but you know where we were four years ago here, the people didn't do so well. >> who was here? who was? >> you have michele bachmann and rick santorum. >> but they're not me. they're not me. >> reporter: trump getting more serious and spec about his policies. >> we're building a wall, it's going to be strong. >> reporter: in his first policy paper on immigration, trump says he would force mexico to foot the bill for his border wall by steeply hiking fees on u.s. visas for mexicans. he would triple the number of immigration officers and end birthright citizenship which he calls the biggest magnet for illegal immigration. it's full steam ahead for trump who's willing to spend more of his i don't know money on the campaign than all his rival rivals have raised combined.
>> spend a billion dollars on thelection? >> i would do that if i had to. >> reporter: trump still way ahead in a new national poll since that first debate, while jeb bush has taken a hit, down to fourth place. ben carson surging to number two, arrived today at the fair. can you catch trump in iowa? >> it's a marathon not a sprint. >> reporter: and iowans have been casting their kernels all day here at the fair. giving us an unofficial look who's popular, donald trump, hillary clinton right out front. no surprise there. >> a sign of progress for a new jersey shore community that took a direct hit from superstorm saebd. you might remember the roller coaster that wound up in the ocean nearly three years ago off seaside heights, new jersey. the pier it sat on suffered damage. now the owner has been given permission to rebuild on site. many of the presidential candidates were ming voters, eating some weird stuff like pork chops on a stick as devin was kind of mentioning there at the we wa state fair over the
weekend. that wasn't it the only fair going whole who if you know what we're talking about. >> this was the scene we want to show you at the orange county fair in california. eight little piggies doing their best american pharoah impression. >> they had to run and jump a hurdle on the way to the finish line. they got some skills there. i mean what's more entertaining that or a butter sculpture? jack, did you write that? what butter sculpture? where is there a butter -- >> butter sculpture, wisconsin. all those places. >> california though, i can't believe how fast these pigs are. >> state fairs in the heartland. >> got you, got you. >> i think we're debunking some rumors. i had no idea that pigs were that fast. no idea. >> that was very, very entertaining. learning something new every day here. >> better than the butter sculpture, too. coming up, the girl whoent waed one thing for her birthday just so she could give it away. >> excuse me. also ahead, the movie "straight
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americans. abc's jim avila takes a stroll around old havana. >> american businesses streaming in to havana airport researching the market and potential. >> the sky's the limit. the cuban people are wonderful. so i think it's a great opportunity. >> american tourism up an estimated 35 to 50%. the secretary of state who toured old havana himself encouraging americans to take advantage of the newly relaxed regulations that allow specific types of tourism. >> americans getting to know cubans and cubans getting to know americans and it is the way that in fact, a transformation is going to be effected. >> this minnesota couple here in cuba ta staying with airbnb which now rents 2,000 rooms, helped by a hotel shortage and a rush of americans who want to experience cuba before it changes. >> it was a great time to come. special time in history. >> do you feel like you're being watched? do you feel as though you're living in a communist or visiting a communist country
police state? >> no. i haven't noticed at all. >> not at all. >> cuba defying the old cold war perceptions of secrecy and intrigue. jim avla, abc news, havana. and before this change in policy, cuba had about 3 million visitors a year but expecting many, many more. >> used to be the top destination for people from the u.s. before the castro regime but now it's going to get popular again. old havana is hot. i can see why. it's close. as the a beautiful place. >> gorgeous. >> now we're allowed to go there so we will. coming up, the gift of giving. an inspiring move that this young girl made to celebrate her birthday. >> deciding to give back to the people who helped her so they can pay it forward. you're watching "world news now."
♪ all right. next we have a birthday girl who wanted just one gift. a whole lot of money only to give it all away. >> afterover coming a rare bone disorder in her legs she's now walking, running and determined to help other kids at the hospital that got her back on her feet. abc's john donvan has this story.
>> standing on that street corner near her home in north texas, addy brian is collecting money because for her eighth birthday as a present to herself, she wants to give some money away. >> for my birthday wish, i want to raise $8,000 for texas hospital. >> that's a thousand for every year she's been alive to give to the hospital where she knows there are a lot of kids wanting to get back home. >> i think all the kids are going to be happy. and they can get out of the hospital faster. >> reporter: because she herself had he was born with a rare bone disease. her knees basically backwards. but years of treatment at the scottish rite hospital, that and her own pluck, literally got addy on her feet. >> she's the one that's probably pulled us more through than the other way around. >> plus, look at this addy can fly down the sidewalk. when her story caught the attention of wfaa our affiliate and "people" magazine, a lot more came in.
>> big stack. >> reporter: she bagged $19,000. >> wow. that's a lot of money. >> reporter: and then this happened. a letter came into the hospital pledging another $50,000. >> she has big dreams and this is something that she wanted to do. >> reporter: the big donor anonymous. but the credit it's all addy brian's. >> her wish definitely came true. >> reporter: she reached that eighth birthday with a plan to try the same thing next year. >> and when i'm 80. >> so $80,000. well for a girl like addy, that should be easy. john donvan, abc news. >> with a goal of $80,000, look what she did when he she set out to raise $8,000. she got many times beyond that. i this i she's going to make a big difference. >> that is so beautiful how unselfish she is. nobody thinks of them, thinks of others that way especially around your birthday. obviously she's very thankful. wow, this girl is going places. good for you, addy. >> coming up on top of the box office but not a bulk buster.
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numbers to see this. the portrayal of black youth struggles with police resonating today just as it did more than 20 years ago when these artists straight out of compton first broke onto the scene pushing back against alleged police violence with music. ♪ nwa's rallying call, f the police. in this era of ferguson, freddie gray and sandra bland, these images fueling today's black lives matter movement. but before there was a hashtag, nwa's lyrics struck a similar nerve. >> it was our only way to shed light on what was going on. >> reporter: the group formed in an era when crime in compton was at an all-time high. >> we're trying to check these bangers to make sure they're clean. >> all right, i'm sorry, these are not bangers, okay, these are artists. >> reporter: the landscape of compton has changed. now the city is predominantly hispanic. the murder rate is down. since 1989 to 2014, overall crime has dropped 65%. but gangs are still rampant.
would you live in compton? your silence says a lot to me. compton, still a work in progress, but fighting to fix problems generations old. >> what up? i got something to say. >> reporter: byron pitts, abc news, compton, california. introducing an entire new generation to those guys of nwa. >> it's a message that really resonates. 88% reviews on rotten tomatoes, not too bad. >> people have to go and watch that. 88% really? >> uh-huh. >> rotten tomatoes. that will do it for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com.
this morning on "world news now," firefighters battling the worst. >> from california and up into washington and idaho, flames are consuming property and forest land at a rapid rate. the explosive conditions in today's big they're the. >> tangled up. the hot air balloon that hit power lines, new details about the frightening scene and the three people on board. >> controversial policy, republican front-runner donald trump and how he wants to take aim at mexican immigrants while taking the iowa state fair by storm. >> and later, kitchen door surprise. the wild bear that peeked inside a house through the cat's door. the shocked homeowners capturing it all on camera. it is monday, august 17th. from abc news, this is
"world news now." good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> i'm marcy gonzales in for reena ninan. good to have you all with us this morning. we want to begin with the out of control wildfires raging out in west. >> these firefighters in southern california struggling to cope in soaring temperatures. at least ten had to be treated for heat exhaustion and dehydration. dozens of homes up in flames and many others still in danger. the latest from the kayna whitworth. >> the west under assaults by flames with no end in site. >> being defensive. going point to point to move a lot of hand to hand fire fighting. >> reporter: smaller fire departments can't afford to send crews where needed. on the front lines, firefighters working 12-hour shifts in temperatures over 100 dgsz. in in washington state, the national guard is using helicopters for water drops. the fire taking out a substation and power poles.
an alta lake, residents who rebuilt after last year's fire. >> down to the ground. three that way one burnt down to the ground. >> reporter: evacuated again. sarah winter evacuating with her family and dogs as fire threatened their home near addy. >> next thing you know we're getting a phone call saying there's a fire and we're being evacuated. now staying at this red cross shelter. >> it concerns me we have people who don't know the if they lost their home or not. >> reporter: in iowa, a woman died. in oregon where dozens of homes have burned courtney fox snapped this photo as she fled the flames returning an hour later to find this. all that smoke now spreading over 155,000 square miles affecting the air of mo are than 3 million people. here you can clearly see what years of extreme drought is doing to the mountains in california. firings saying the trees are so dry, coupled with excessive heat. they're about two months ahead in fire season and calling these
conditions explosive. kayna whitworth, angeles national forest. >> the problems the heat is causing there. record highs are expected again in the northwest. >> and in the northeast, it could be the hottest it's been in years was heat indexes and air quality in the danger zone. our coverage continues with accuweather's molly cochran. good morning to you. >> thanks, phillip and marcy. we do have the threat for some excessive heat coming into the pac northwest monday through wednesday. definitely not the best of news as we continue to have wildfires burn across idaho, washington and oregon. farther to the east, the threat for afternoon severe thunderstorms from denver to colorado springs monday. some of those storms could bring in a few isolated tornadoes and also the threat for hail. now, this area of low pressure going to be gaining strength as we go throughout tuesday and wednesday. moving into kansas city and wichita and then by the middle half of the week impacting
chicago, as well. the heat is going to be felt across the northeast for the early half of the workweek from new york city to d.c. phillip and marcy, back to you. >> thanks, molly. china's top prosecutor setting up a team to investigate possible crimes related to last week's warehouse explosion. a least 112 people died and hundreds of others were injured. 85 firefighters are still missing. authorities say there were several hundred tons it of sodium cyanide on the site. that is a toxic chemical that can form a flammable gas upon contact with water. search and rescue teams preparing to try to reach the site where a passenger plane crashed sunday in indonesia. a search plane spotted the wreckage but no word if any of the 54 people on board survived. the airline is a well-known airline in southeast asia but is black listed in many other parts of the world. >> the european union won't even let them in because of their safety compliance record in the past. >> bad weather and the rugged mountain terrain have been
hampering efforts to reach the site at an altitude of about 8500 feet. in san diego, a mid-air collision between two small planes left five people dead in san diego. the planes a sib saber liner and sing is engine-cessna 172 collided approaching an airport and burst into flames. the faa and ntsb are investigating the cause of the crash. one of the planes crashed in a nature preserve. an army sky diver has died after a mid-air collision with another jumper at an air show in chicago. corey hood was knocked unconscious during the stunt. he hit an apartment building and plummeted to the ground with his parachute trailing behind him. the 32-year-old was a decorated veteran who served five tours in iraq and afghanistan. the navy jumper he collided with suffered only a broken leg. another aviation accident over the weekend. this one involving a hot air balloon in pennsylvania. three people lucky to survive. here's abc's karen travers.
>> >> reporter: with darkness setting in, chaos and confusion. >> hot air balloon crashed, down over the wires. >> reporter: the balloon actually landed safely in a field. but when it was deflating the top blew over, hitting electric lines. the impact sending a surge right down into the basket. >> now we're getting reports of one of them in cardiac arrest. >> the basket was laying on the ground. there was some people laying beside it. by that time, all the, you know, the ambulances were coming. >> there were three people in the balloon. all three were injured and suffered electrical burns. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: it's just the latest terrifying incident involving a hot air balloon and power lines. last july, in massachusetts, a balloon with six people onboard crashing into electric lines, setting off two explosions. a similar incident just two months earlier in virginia, killing three. accidents are rare. over the past decade, government statistics show only around 120
involving hot air balloons and less than 20 deaths. the faa is investigating this incident in the pennsylvania. officials list one passenger in critical condition. the other, stable. the pilot treated and released from the hospital. karen travers, abc news, washington. south african athlete oscar pistorius is expected to be released from prison this week after serving ten months for killing his girlfriend. pistorious was sentenced to five years in prison last october for the death of reba steen camp. he acknowledged firing shots through the bathroom door, but he said he thought he was shooting at an intruder rather than his girlfriend. a nearly three-week california manhunt is over after police shot and killed the murder suspect. benjamin peter ashley is suspected of killing a retired dentist and wounding two deputies. he was shot after displaying a handgun as officers tried to stop him. he was spotted by an owner of a mini mart an where he purchased
$100 worth of junk food. >> he just came in, got some food. he was just dirty. looked like he's been hiking for days. >> ashley may have been hit by his own gunfire as well as that from officers. three other guns were found on his body. authorities are been searching for him since july 2th. >> donald trump is the providing specific details about his immigration plan. the republican front-runner says he wants to eliminate so-called birth right citizenship when children born to parents here illegal little are automatically american citizens. he said he will force mexico to foot the bill for a border wall by steeply hiking fees on u.s. visas for mexicans. >> we're building a wall. it's going to be strong, it's going to be solid and policed. >> reporter: trump said he would also bachmann datory deportation of all criminal aliens. he wants to triple the number of immigration officers by eliminating tax credit payments to immigrant families living illegally in the u.s. detroit police are searching
for the prized camaro that belongs to the owner of papa john's pizza. authorities say this is the moment the 1972 camaro was stolen. the suspects used a chevy trailer to haul a trailer with it inside. it happened during an annual classic car event in detroit. this was the third car stolen over the weekend. police are trying to figure out if there's any connection. jason day wakes up this morning with a new line on his resume a lot of people didn't think would ever be there, major tournament winner. the 27-year-old australian was in tears on the 18th green yesterday for tapping in a putt to seal his pga championship victory. day finished at 20 under par. the first player to ever win a major wj that low of a score. jordan spieth golf's number one player, finished second. a unique meeting before an nfl pre-season game over the weekend. the league's first female referee sarah thomas taking a moment to chat with the league's first female assistant coach,
jen welter who was hired to coach the arizona cardinals linebackers. the two before. welter and the rest of the cards defensive coaching staff got some work to do. they gave up four toudowns and the chiefs won, 34-19. another first from david dentsen, the first openly gay player on a minor league team affiliated with minor league baseball. the 20-year-old dentsen plays in the brewers farm system in idaho. he said the support he's received from teammates after telling them about his sexuality was "a giant relief." a year from right now, the summer olympics in rio will be in full swing. organizers are running high profile test events. one of them took place yesterday. 80 men took on the same 102 mile cycling course that will be used in next year's games. some of the riders said they thought it was dangerous not only did the race take place, police had to deal with a large protest against brazil's president.
a classic video game can apparently help cut down on krafrgs. the game is tetris. researchers say playing it can cut urges for cigarettes, alcohol, coffee and food and sex and sleep. the reason is cravings involve imagining something visually. they claim playing tetris occupies that same mental process so you can't crave something and play at the same time. but the kind of makes all of this sound a lot less fun. a couple from western new york state got their life together off to a special start over the weekend. it was robert and amanda mc's wedding day but their dog fenway was really the star of the show. >> he was the honorary ring bearer at their ceremony. he even had on a specially made suit for the occasion and joined them on dance floor. >> it was fenway who first brought the couple together. amanda came over to pet him at a bar which led her to meeting robert. so he brought his dog to a bar. that was totally his intention was to pick up a chick at the
bar >> that's the move, right? babies, dogs. >> not in a bar so much. when you go out, this he a that's. >> it's a magnet. i'm glad it worked out. he must have been really well trained. you can imagine all the ways that could have gone awry quickly. >> coming up "the mix," waking up your kids so they get to school on time. wait till you see and hear one mom' solution. >> also ahead, the bear pestering some homeowners tries to get inside through the cat's door. the incredible scene. >> and the retired school teacher and grandmother mother renting out rooms through airbnb. a big crackdown and why she may end up losing a whole lot of money. >> you can find us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." haa! thank you. uh, next. watch me make your interest rate... disappear.
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peru has found another use for drones. they're being used to survey, register and protect archaeological sites from climate and human caused damage. so far the drones have helped register 375 archaeological sites all over the country. about 235 of those sighs are in the capital of lima. a california retiree is facing thousands of dollars in fines after she advertised two rooms in her home on airbnb. >> it is a cautionary tale for homeowners looking to make a few extra bucks. here's linzie janis. >> come on in. >> reporter: rachel smith a retired teacher and grandmother
is smack dab in the middle of a debate ranling in neighborhoods across the country. >> i'm a good neighbor. >> smith did what so many homeowners do to make extra money. she began renting out rooms in her san diego home on airbnb charging 80 bucks a night earning $15,000 over two years. >> this is one guest room. that was available. >> smith says she thought she was following the rules. >> we contacted the city, tax office that assured us we were covered. >> reporter: but the city recently shut her down slapping her with an $18,000 fine for running a bed and breakfast without a permit. communities from coast to coast now scrambling to catch up with the vegas rental craze. santa monica, california, cracking down too, requiring airbnb hosts to live on the property during a renter's stay and collect a 14% occupant sit
tax and new york city considering fining hosts up to $50,000 for running illegal hotels. airbnb telling abc news it lists the rules for some cities on its website but it's up to hosts to make sure they aren't breaking the law. >> one office says one thing and another office says something else. and i don't know the which way to go. >> reporter: as for smith, she's fighting the fine saying she's happy to play by the rules if only they'd been made more clear. linzie janis, abc news, new york. coming up, a very wild house guest. the visitor that decided to drop in uninvited opting for the cat doo are to make an entrance. it's kind of tough to fit though when you're a bear. hardly the first time for this homeowner. ahead in our next half hour, hi-tech highway robbery. crooks caught on camera hacking into gas pumps. how they're able to steal so easily. you're watching "world news now."
this time of year, it's nice to have visitors stop bibi climbing through the cat door definitely not the way to do it. >> no, especially if you're a bear. here's sara haines with the awkward arrival of an uninvited house guest. >> reporter: imagine walking into your kitchen and spotting this furry fellow peeking through your cat door. >> i see the bear just keep trying to get to the door just bobbing his head in and out. >> but idaho resident doug harter no stranger to bears rummaging through his deck. like this not so cuddly one seemingly trying to get in. >> you know, it's very common. i live up on a mountain. so this is the wilderness. >> reporter: doug's first unexpected visit occurring back in may when he woke up to these furry friends on his back porch. >> it was about 5:00 in the morning. i heard a ruckus outside. i went out and saw mama bear and
then one cub and another cub. >> reporter: doug was off hook for a few months until arriving home to this after a brief vacation. this time the bear making it inside, leaving claw marks on his door post. guzzing down a 12-pack of pepsi and chowing down on bars of toblerone. >> i was gone for a couple days. i left my sliding glass door open about 7, inches. apparently he squeezed through that. >> he's since scrubbed his porch clean but there's no telling when or where they'll pop up next. sara haines, abc news, new york. that picture is priceless. the porch they were climbing up through is actually on the second level. the bears weren't just wandering. they had to climb up. >> he's clearly looking for goldie llocks and the other two bears. >> must have been. >> has to be what's happening. there's no other explanation. >> coming up, philly police make a strange psa to keep kids off
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don't do drugs. >> what happened to mr. belding? his message wasn't good enough? through the police commissioner in there. they posted this to their youtube channel. no big explanation. that's just their way of telling kids to stay away from drugs. >> as corny as that was, always love seeing those guys together. any reason to bring them back up, i'll all for it. >> i'm with you. >> it's hard to get up in the morning for most of us. >> don't we know it. there was one mom who was at her witness's end with her daughter and decided to go to the extreme to get her dghter to wake up. ♪ a ragtime band. >> oh, that's just wrong. >> get up, little girl. get up. time to go to school. >> she looks horrified. >> she looks traumatized. probably thinks she's in a nightmare. >> this would be my nightmare. i guess you can't hit the snooze button on that. the mom teamed up with a radio
station to help make this happen and got a phone call from the station saying hey, that's the lady, that's the radio station saying, this is what you get when you don't wake up. >> she's up now. >> there it is. >> i am a big fan of ice cream and i also like ramen noodles but i don't think i want to try them together. but it has been created. the fine folks at a museum honoring cup noodle have come up with two flavors of ice cream that come in the cup noodle thing. it's what do we have, soy flavor and what is the other one? i'm missing it. >> but they got shrimp on top of it. just like the ramen. >> oh, that is just -- i don't know which is worse the band in the bedroom or ice cream that tastes like ramen noodles. >> stonerser from are rejoicing. that will do it for news this half hour. >> coming up more news from abc. stay with us.
this morning on "world news now," donald trump's hot button issue. immigration. for the first time, he's revealing policy details while taking aim at mexico. the controversy as he dazzles the iowa state fair. burning up. firefighters in several states facing explosive conditions, the property loss, the human toll, and a big threat today from accuweather. and new this half hour, what a generous boss. >> his restaurant was closed for five months, and during that time, all the workers got paid. wait until you hear about the bonus. >> and in "the skinny," the boy band getting even more attention from admirers. one direction's big honors at an awards show. it's monday, august 17th. awards show. it's monday, august 17th. from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> i'm marcy gonzales in for reena ninan. we usually see each other in passing in the field and stories so it's nice to spend some time hanging out here this morning. >> a chance for the first time live on air. all right. sounds so exciting. we begin with the 2016 presidential race and republican front-runner donald trump revealing his ideas for protecting the border. >> besides that border fence that he's been talking about, trump would end so-called birth right citizenship. abc's tom llamas has more. >> reporter: at the iowa state fair, they're still buzzing about donald trump's whirlwind campaign stop. >> hasn't been nobody like him. >> i'm not supporting him but talking about him. >> he was treated as a conquering hero. at times he could barely move so mobbed by admirers. >> they said the biggest crowd ever. >> the billionaire republican front-runner is making illegal immigration his showcase issue. >> we're building a wall. it's going to be a wall that
nobody's going through my wall. >> in his first policy paper on the problem, trump said he'll force mexico to foot the bill for his border wall by steeply hiking fees on u.s. visas for mexicans. he would triple the number of immigration officers and end birthright citizenship which he calls the biggest magnet for illegal immigration. >> cast your kernel for the next president of the united states. >> as iowans voted their presidential preferences with corn kernels, a new poll shows trump holding on to his lead. former front-runner jeb bush now shows up in fourth place and ben carson has now jumped into second. unlike trump, carson doesn't have a helicopter. so he had to fly over the fair on this sky glider ride. >> can you catch trump in iowa? >> i don't even look at it in terms of whether i'm catching him or not. it's a marathon. it's not a sprint. we've got plenty of time to sort that out. >> reporter: hillary clinton continues to be the favorite among democrats.
>> i'm just having a good time. you know, we're only four months into this. i feel very positive. >> reporter: donald trump will be off the campaign trail monday. he's been summoned for jury duty in new york. taupium mass, abc news, new york. >> the tributes pouring in this weekend for civil rights icon julian bond who died saturday night. bond was the long-type president of the naacp and the first black american to be nominated as vice president. president obama on vacation in martha's vineyard caused bond a hero and a friend who helped change america. what better way to be remembered than that, he said. julian bond died in florida from a brief illness. he was 75 years old. search and rescue teams preparing to try to reach the site where a passenger plane crashed sunday in indonesia. a search plane spotted the wreckage. still no word if any of the 54 people on board survived. crews will try to get to the crash scene in the mountains by both air and foot. and now to a fatal mid-air accident between parachute teams from the army and navy.
an army sky diver who served five tours in iraq and afghanistan has died a day after he collided with a navy jumper during an air show in chicago. sergeant first class corey hood was knocked unconscious, slammed into a building, and plunged to the ground. the navy sky diver is recovering from a broken leg. a weekend hot air balloon accident in pennsylvania has left three people injured. the balloon hit overhead electrical wires while landing in a field saturday evening, shocking the two passengers and the pilot. one of the victims was in cardiac arrest by the time rescue crews arrived. >> basket was laying on the ground. there were some people laying beside it. by that time, all the ambulances were coming. >> the faa is investigating what caused the top of the balloon to blow over onto the power lines. >> an intense manhunt for a suspected killer in california is over. dozens of officers have been searching for benjamin peter ashley since july 28th.
schools were closed and residents were warned to stay inside and lock their doors. abc's aditi roy has all the details. >> a nearly three-week manhunt for 34-year-old murder suspect benjamin peter ashley is over. ashley hiding out in a remote area 40 miles east of bakersfield, recognized by store clerk gary welfl when he entered the local mini mart. >> he just came in, got some food. he's just dirty. looked like he had been hiking for days. >> reporter: unable to call for help, he texted his sister who then called authorities. police finding ashley on a remote road, shooting and killing him after they say the suspect brandished a firearm. the manhunt for ashley began after three men were reported kidnapped at gunpoint. those men escaped. the next day, a body is discovered inside a cabin. later identified as 64-year-old retired deppist david lewis markowitz. august 1st, two officers are
shot in a gun battle with the alleged suspect, both survive, but the suspect flees the scene. two days later, police release a sketch of ashley and link him to all three crimes the next day. investigators say ashley walked more than 30 miles over 18 days before authorities tracked him down. a community on edge, breathing a sigh of relief. while authorities believe the man deputies killed was ashley, they're still waiting on finger prints and dna evidence to positively identify him. an autopsy is scheduled for monday. aditi roy, abc news, san jose, california. >> at least 80 major wildfires are tearing across the west, scorching tinder box mountainside communities in eight states. firefighters are scrambling to save the popular resort town of chelan in central washington state. and another area closer to the idaho state line. dozens of homes have been burned to the ground and thousands of people have been forced to evacuate. >> everything that can be done now is being done out there, and our first priority is protecting people.
and homes and structures and livestock. >> six fires have burned more than 155 square miles in central washington alone. more than 50 homes have been destroyed. the national guard has been called in to help. firefighters are also struggling to gain control of several fast moving fires in southern california. six camp grounds were evacuated as flames swept through the angeles national forest as temperatures hovered near triple digits, then firings were treated for heat exhaustion. the heat wave in the northwest is about to get worse. accuweather's molly cochran has the details. >> thanks phillip. now for monday through wednesday, we're talking heat, once again across the pac northwest. not the best of news as we continue to have wildfires burn across idaho, washington and also oregon. farther to the east, we are looking at the threat for severe storms from denver to colorado springs, monday. that does include the thre for a few isolated tornadoes and
even some hail. across the northeast, we're going to be sizzling for the start of the workweek. temperatures getting into the upper 90s to triple digits. phillip and marcy, back to you. >> let's give some recognition this morning to a guy who sure seems to be like one of the best bosses in the country. we're talking about jeff glover who has run a chick-fil-a in austin, texas, for 15 years. the place is back open after a major remodeling which took five mons. during that time, glover paid his whole staff all 50 crew members. still got a paycheck. >> wow. >> it would be a real financial crisis for the 50 families represented from the employees here. they have to go five months without a job. >> not only did everyone get paid during the remodeling, glover gave all the employees a dollar per hour raise just for sticking with the operation. by the way, he says he is still hiring. >> that's how you get people to work for you. >> absolutely. >> good for him. it is going to be a real
scorcher here in the northeast today. that is not a good thing for a youngster who is running for a great cause and his mom. >> 11-year-old ryan is in the midst of 30 straight days of running. most days he goes with his mother. he's running as a way of helping raise money for 6-year-old isabela o'brien. >> she is the sister of a friend who is battling a rare form of cancer. ryan hopes to raise $10,000 for isabela's family. by the time his daily runs end. that's going to be on september 8th. last we've heard, he's already raised nearly $2,000. >> pretty great. they have a website going, team isabela.org. what a nice thing to do. toughing it out through all kinds of weather. >> it's worth another mention. he's got it figured out. you donate to team isabela.org. great job. >> coming up in "the skinny," who tripped at the teen choice awards and who's posing nude at age 57? >> also ahead, the theme park
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circus in northwest indiana. those horses apparently weren't feeling the circus thing anymore. they broke out saturday afternoon and just ran across the road, caused quite a bit of commotion. but they didn't get too far before they were finally caught, rounded up and brought back to the circus. >> amazing hey come back didn't work. >> shocking >> blew my mind. better luck next time. apple is reportedly ready to move forward with testing technology for a self-driving car. a published report says apple's work on such a car is called project titan. the company has reportedly contacted a vehicle testing center asking about using the site. apple's ceo has been calling for meetings with top car industry executives. this is a daring crime in illinois. police say it happened while surveillance cameras were recording every moment. >> it took place at a gas station where a man is accused of hijacking the pump's computer system. abc's ron claiborne reports.
>> take a close look at this security video at a suburban chicago gas station. police say what this man is doing is selling gas that he's hijacked from the station's pumps. that's right. he's allegedly filling up cars and pocketing the money while the cashier's computers inside shows nothing. >> i noticed gas was being pumped but nothing was indicating on the register. right away my instincts kicked in okay, something's going on. >> it's a new and growing kind of theft. criminals hacking into gas pumps. >> there are several ways to do this. i believe the suspect in this case may have used some type of remote device that would manipulate the components inside the gas pump. >> reporter: more often criminals purchase a stolen master key to unlock the pump, open it and then enter the manufacturer's default code which turns off the station's computerized system of monitoring sales. amazingly those codes can sometimes be found on the internet. >> punch in the manufacturer's passwords and chances are you've
got a 50/50 chance you can override the electronic control system. >> reporter: it's a sophisticated and hi-tech way to steal gas, often without anyone at the station being aware. some stations are protecting themselves against hackers by resetting those codes that can so easily be found on the internet. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. the teens have spoken. they made their picks for last night's teen choice awards. we'll have the winners and who almost wiped out on stage. >> plus backlash over sharon stone's naked photos. "the skinny" is coming up next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
♪ skinny, so skinny >> all right. let's start off the "skinny" by checking on what the kids are into these days. >> yes, last night's teen choice awards the surfboard trophies were handed out. >> let's start what would have been a wipeout for "modern family" star sarah highland. almost there. she recovered though after tripping on her way to present an award. she's okay. she can't blame it on a long dress like they do sometimes at those big award shows. no excuses there. to the awards now and the guys from one direction accepted their many, many surfboards on remote. the british boy band winning pretty much every category they were in. no surprise there.
>> i guess you didn't have to be present to win. look at that. those teens also apparently ry loved fast and "furious 7," they voted for it in choice movie categories plus its big hit song "see you again" pulling in choice awards. scott eastwood is the son of clint eastwood earned a surfboard for his performance in "the longest ride." that's the movie panned by critics but those critics are apparently not teenagers. >> teenagers, you don't know what they like. they like what they like. >> they loved it. finally last night, receiving the style icon award, miss britney spears in that revealing dress. the 33-year-old singer also rock some hair half dyed blue, half dyed purple. still bringing it. 33 years old. >> they're liking her style. >> she's always been making news for what she wears or doesn't. >> exactly. she looks great though. >> thanks, jack. >> we have a really staunch britney spears fan in the back there.
>> defender. >> he's been yelling leave britney alone this whole time. >> and singing. and singing. >> let's move on to an older star wearing even less clothing if you can believe that. sharon stone. >> the 57-year-old actress, hollywood's hottest in the early '90s getting a lot of attention for a racy photo shoot for harper's bazaar going completely naked. baring herself emotionally as well as physically, opening up about setbacks from a brain hemorrhage in 2001. >> we had to super impose those things very carefully. >> that's coming in very handy. never seen it look like that. >> used so creatively. >> while some are impressed with the photos, others are criticizing them for being too photo shopped. >> critics say the images say one thing while stone says another in the interview talking about being judged for her sex appeal. >> she looks great. good for her. moving on to music and a reggae artist, matisyahu, the american singer and rapper best known for his devout jewish
faith, was dropped from a concert lineup because of politics. >> he was scheduled to perform later in the week at a reggae music festival in spain but the event's organizers have replaced him because he would not endorse a palestinian state. >> the festival supports an international campaign to boycott israel. apparently they weren't aware of matisyahu's background before booking him. he rose to fame as an orthodox jew dressing traditionally and avoiding performances on the sabbath. no surprise there. >> finally it seems somebody in canada confused a tennis match with a reggae festival. the number one tennis player novak djokovic was competing in the rogers cup in montreal when he apparently got a whiff of a strong smell. >> this serbian tennis star pointed out the weedy aroma to the umpire. >> somebody's getting high. honestly. i can smell it. the whole stadium smells. >> my god. yesterday i felt it during the doubles match. now again, whoever it is, he's getting high. i hope --
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>> reporter: even allowing visitors to pilot the legendry millennium falcon. >> ship that made the castle run in less than 12. >> and interact with some classic characters. >> this is madness. >> reporter: there will be freshened up versions of current star wars attractions. the transformation of space mountain into, well, what else, hyper space mountain. >> light speed. >> reporter: these announcements some of the secrets revealed at disney's annual fan convention, d23 expo, including a glimpse of the new chrome trooper and this new poster for "star wars" the force awakens featuring some old friends. >> we're home. >> hans solo himself, harrison ford, storming into an explosion of cheers. the 73-year-old actor recovered from his plane accident back in march. barely able to get a word in edgewise. it's a great thrill to be here
with you who made this whole thing happen. >> reporter: director j.j. abrams expressing his excitement about the project and the new leading lady, oscar winner lupita nyong 'o. >> i felt so honored to be part of this thing that has been part of popular culture for over 30 years. >> reporter: chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. people are really excited. >> yeah. dan harris was geeking out yesterday morning about it. >> about star wars? check this out. insomnia wars. i love that. >> a great look for both of us. >> admittedly we need to check the movie out again. that whole series. it's pretty good though. if you have it, spoiler alert. we'll see you later. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. informing
making news in america this morning -- fighting the fires. fast-moving flames burning thousands of arks in several states. thousands of people forced to evacuate with no signs of slowing. immigration plan. after a dramatic arrival in iowa, hovering in a helicopter, donald trump getting more specific about policies if e elected president. mass deportation. that's not all he wants to do with the immigration system. wild reck. check the clearance. a truck driver smashes through an overhead. it's all caught on camera. going viral. an nfl player taking a stand. taking away his kids participation trophies, sparking a new debate this morning.