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breaking news, a chaotic night again in charlotte. >> one protester's on life support after being shot, police say, by another civilian, coming as protesters question the police department's version of what happened in a deadly officer involved shooting. officers are also injured. we a l >> and in tulsa, residents searching for answers as we learn more about the deadly shooting in that city. what may have led to that critical moment when an officer fatally shot clutcher, and why the family is critical of the current investigation. later, headlines affecting the race for the white house. what donald trump and hillary clinton have to say about the recent violence and why one of the anxioswers could be a nationwide stop and frisk policy.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone, a busy thursday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. a state of emergency in north carolina as the second nights of violence unfolds in charlotte following a police shooting. >> police in riot gear, clashing with protesters near and upscale hotel in downtown area, in a popular part of charlotte call uptown. one person being shot in the head by someone else, and four officers injured. the governor, hours ago, ordering that the national guard and state troopers take to the streets of charlotte. abc's jim ryan is in charlotte with what the situation is in these early morning hours, jim? >> reporter: good morning. no sign of the national guard here on the streets yet in the uptown section. there's gatherings of police
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in some cases, standing around, talking with a few of the demonstrators who earlier in the evening were taunting them, gathering in large groups, and now smaller groups for conversations, if you will, about what's happening in the city for the last 24 hours, and as you said, the governor declared a state of emergency that moves the national guard here into the area, but as of right now, things calmed substantially. kendis? >> jim, as we take a what some of the saecenes were from earlier in the day, clashes, utilized tear gas and seems to be quite a bit of looting that took place at many venues and stores. describe to me some of the violence you sawthere. >> reporter: yeah. throughout downtown you'll find signs of what happened earlier today. windows here at a hotel parking garage, smashed windows in other parts of the city, and evidence of the tear gas that was lobbed
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police tried to disperse these crowds. rather violent situation involving clashes between police officers and protesters has died down quite here in the last few hours, but very tense time for a couple hours, even before midnight. >> we saw violence yesterday and seeing it again today. what plans are in effect to try to prevent this from happening tomorrow? >> reporter: well, i think the governor's plan is attempting to do that, bri from departments around the area, the county and state of north carolina, to try to simply put boots on the ground to be ready in large scale demonstrations happen. i think they are trying to take a page from what happened in ferguson, baltimore, other places where these things are going on, trying to lrn the lessons, what to do, and especially whatnot to do, diane. >> jim, obviously, one of the big points of contention here is whether or not there was a a gun in in circumstance.
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information they plan to release on what happen yesterday? >> reporter: no, none at all. the police essentially have done their information release that they are going to do. certainly more will be coming out as investigations continue, and as people have lawyers speaking for them. that's what we'll hear from the family members, more about that side of the story the next few days. >> really quickly here, you were there in ferguson, i was there as well for the anniversary, saw the violence in how would you say the second night of unrest compares to those other situations you've been to? >> reporter: well, i think the response has been sort of measured by the police here. again, i think they tried to learn from the previous incidents of police violence and the response from communities and tried to tone it down somewhat. tried to hold back the response somewhat and be measured in order to keep things from escalating. i think that's sort of the response you're seeing here. >> all right.
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us after another violence night of unrest in charlotte. stay safe. thank you for joining us. and officials so far have not released police body camera video of the shooting that touched off the violence. >> steve gomez, former fbi special agent in charge joining us now with more on the law enforcement's response, and, steve, one of the things we've been discussing, especially since last night, you know, police say there was a gun, why not immediately show photos or video and try to tamper down the situation immediately? >> caller: well, tt usually indicates that the investigation is a little more complicated than we all think. i would expect that they would try to get that information out to the public as soon as possible because, clearly, that's one of the motivations for these protests and violence and destruction to property. i have to believe that the reason they areot putting it out there is because there's a little more to it than getting it out there without giving full explanation how the investigation's proceeding is
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>> steve, we also heard some blowback in terms of, you know, not having implemented a curfew for tonight given we saw violence the night before as well. any thoughts on what should have been done differently here and what should be done for tomorrow? >> caller: well, i think that as jim said, they were probably measured -- they probably realized that if they come out too strong, do a curfew and other measures, that could exacerbate the situation. now, it fairly good job containing, even though there was some violation, property damage, and so on, but i would have to believe that now they bring in the national guard to bring in other agencies, that they are going to consider, i would hope, a curfew and the full scale of techniques use to contain these situations and not result in riot like we saw in baltimore and ferguson. >> steve, you've seen situations like this firsthand.
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riots erupted out there in the streets of los angeles. you see the way the baltimore cops -- sorry, the cops in charlotte are handling this and authorities there handling this, and you think what? >> caller: well, in los angeles, it was a very weak response. it was almost, like, back at that time, acquiesce to whatever th people in the streets were going to do, just go ahead and burn up the city, and there was a lot of debate about that m i think in charlotte, they have the advantage of baltimore and i think they are being a lot more proactive in balancing not making the communities feel like they are coming in heavy handed, but at the same time, they have to protect the community, and i think they are now moving -- i think today will be seen removing the group to a different area, trying to take better control of the situation. hopefully tomorrow, we'll see a lot better response. >> steve, talk about what goes into that? how do you ride that line
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community and, you know, wanting to answer questions, but also not wanting to release too much information and also not wanting to seem like you're trying to subdue the protests that are going on? what goes into that decision, and how do you ride that line? >> caller: well, the chief of police and the command staff for the different regions there where everything's going on, they are not only in communication with the sergeants and lieutenants supervising the troops on the ground, but in touch with the stake holders in the situation and probably the state government. they are coordinating the strategy on how they are going to deal with this situation, and that's going to flow all the way down to the lieutenants, whether they will be measured or whether they are going to aggressively come in there. i found it interesting that they used flash bangs. flash bangs are concussion type grenades. they are not going to hurt anybody unless the flash bang
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you'll sustain damage. they clearly are pulling out all of the tools in the tool chest in order to get the crowd to comply and do what they need them to do. >> quickly, steve, do you think any of this impacts how quickly the police release more information? >> caller: absolutely. they are under an incredible amount of pressure to -- photos, but the public. they realize that's the key point. depending what the investigation coming up with as a result, the public may not like it, protest, and what we see here be even worse. that's why nay have not released anything yet. they want to make sure they crossed all the ts, nipped everything together, make sure it's nice and neat to where it's well-explained to the public when it comes out. >> all right. steve gomez, thanks, steve, talk to you in the next half hour as
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breaking news for you, another night of violence in charlotte, this time with shots fired. it's a state of mrmg and called in state troopers. >> one on life support after being shot in the head by another civilian. protesters broke windows and attacked two employees at an upscale hotel downtown there. the family asked for peaceful protests only. we'll continue to stay on top of the situation following. for the second night in a row, residents in tulsa, oklahoma gapterred to call for justice in a police shooting in that city. they held a vigil last night at tulsa church, and others said charges be fired to officer shelby, who fired the deadly shot. >> family says videos of the incident don't justify shelby's actions and say the videos prove crutcher was no threat. >> we know he was up armed.
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we knew he didn't commit a crime like the new york bomber did who is still alive. >> crutcher recently served four years in prison, but his sister says he was starting to turn his life around. both presidential candidates weigh in on the fatal shootings. hillary clinton said we have to do better and noted two more names are added to a long list of african-americans killed by police officers. donald trump called both incidents tragic, addressing an audience ofck cleveland. trump said he was troubled by the shooting in tulsa and questioned the officer's actions. >> did she get scared? did she choke? what happened? >> it needs to be intolerable. >> clinton saying there's a lot we don't know yet about what
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frisk, allowing officers to stop and search anyone deemed suspicious. the policy worked well in new york city when asked about stopping violence in the community, and a judge ruled stop and frisk can be discriminatory. new developments in the doming investigation. fbi's looking for two men seen on surveillance video taking one of the bombs out of a piece of luggage and leaving with the luggage. the agents say the two won't be arrested. they just want to talk with them. video recovered from phone of a sister of the bombing suspect show him testing bomb making material. there's good news for temperatures of millions of drivers across the south and east. the nation's largest gas pipeline is, again, in operation following the repair of a major leak in alabama. colonial pipeline will take a couple days for the fuel supplies to return to normal, meaning prices at the pump should be dropping.
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million for environmental damages caused by a break in montana. the spill sent 63,000 gallons of oil into the yellowstone river five years ago, and they spent $135 million on cleanup efforts. there's a recall of blue bell ice cream over concerns of listeria of the cookie dough. they recovered from a listeria outbreakas the flavors are chocolate chip cookie dough and two-step. china confirms its space station is falling back to earth and expected to reenter late next year. most of it will burn up, but dense pieces could hit the planet. most of north america is in the possible impact zone.
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that out that we're in the impact zone. >> no big deal. nothing to see here. >> exactly. well, coming up in the next half hour, a brush with death for one pilot on the runway. his plane broke down just before takeoff as other planes were hurdling towards him. amazing scene there. you're watching "world news
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another ceo faced a grilling on capitol hill, the ceo of the manufacturer of epipens. >> despite hostile questions over the increase in the injector, as well as her soaring salary, she refused to apologize. here's mary bruce. >> reporter: for more than two and a half hours, frustrated lawmakers grilled and scolded the embattled ceo of mylan pharmaceut pharmaceuticals. >> disgusting. >> greedy. >> reporter: accusing her company of putting profits before patients, hiking the
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the company pointed out they offer a $300 generic. >> the concern that everyone who needs a pen has one. >> reporter: hit a billion dollars this year, and her salary soaring, up 17% to $18.9 million. >> i am blessed and fortunate. >> what have you done to earn that kind of inme role her mother played in promoting the device in schools when she was the head of a national education group. >> i certainly thought it was a very cheap shot to bring my mother into this. >> reporter: for families hoping for an apology -- >> will you apologize? >> reporter: still no answer. now the company is offering rebates and a cheap er generic, but saying the overall price of the device is fair saying the real problem here is the health care system, not her company.
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breaking news this morning on "world news now." things gets occupant of control in char lot for a sec night in a row. we have the latest including expert analysis on the developing situation in north carolina. >> on the campaign trail, donald trump is calling for the controversial stop and frisk policy to be used nationwide. should he cite potential benefits for black communities? well, this is hillary clinton edging trump in the latest national poll. new this half hour, another sexting scandal involving anthony weiner. >> it alleges he had explicit correspondence with an underage girl. we have the details. >> what on earth would you wait in line like this for? wait until you find out why all these folks cued up around the
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thursday, september 23rd. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we begin with breaking news from charlotte, north carolina. four officers have been injured. >> what began as a prayer vigil in the beginning turns violent. protesters threw bottles at poce hotel employees, some journalists have been attacked. one protester was shot, but not by police. the governor declared a state of emergency overnight ordering the national guard and state troopers to take to the streets. that governor and local officials trying to prevent a repeat of tuesday night when protesters blocked interstate 85 looting tractor trailers and setting fires. >> the protest follow the fatal shooting of an armed black man by a black police officer.
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was holding a book, not a gun. police version, of course, is quite different. >> the officers gave loud, clear, verbal commands to drop the weapon. as the officers continue to drop, he stepped out, posing a threat to the officers. >> now, there is police video of the shooting, but officials are refusing to release it until after the investigation is complete. the officer who fired the fatal shot was identified as bradley vincent, in plain clothes at the time, and he was not wearing a body camera. >> two nights of violence, what do leaders do now? >> we are joined by phone now to talk about the law enforcement response, and, steve, this morning, the big question is, why not release that video? what do you think? >> caller: i think it's a lot more complicated as far as the investigation and they don't want to put something out there
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ways. they want to try to get the investigation as tight as possible so when they release it, they'll be able to release almost everything, which will explain what really happened, and that's probably causing the delay. >> and we should mention, you're looking at live pictures here in the early morning hours. our chopper from wsoc, our affiliate in charlotte, has been flying all through the early morning hours to see the police activity there. this particular one near the downtown basketball arena. that was one of the things, the executive of the hornets mentioned, their store looted. steve, a lot of stores and businesses looted. this was just all, like, chaos on the streets of charlotte. >> caller: yeah. i mean, in is something that's just unfortunate. i mean, there's only so much law enforcement can do. you get people that want to act out like this, they will be able to do it. it's even harder when you have a lot of people doing it because now it's a matter of, you know,
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are the officers vulnerable? they almost have to create that kind of line that you see when there's that type of activity, and they have to start containing the situation as they, then, try to move the crowds and start to peel people off and try to arrest them if they can determine who committed such crimes. >> steve, whether you believe the family's version of the events or the police officer's version of events, what it's indicative of is a fracture in the trust between the community and police department. how do you fix that when things get to that point? >> caller: well, biggest problem, that fracture, that lack of trust between community and law enforcement, that's going on nationwide. that's one of the biggest problems that i've seen the last year is when you do have police shootings, and you're going to have use of force and you're going to have use of deadly force, but you have to have good communication between police and community because of those situations, but when you have this type of breakdown, and when you have it all across the
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it really requires leadership at the highest level, not just local government, state government, but with our federal government and the white house. it's going to take everybody in government to solve this problem. it's just not going to happen. it is happening everywhere. >> talk about leadership at the local level for right now because after seeing the violence on the first night, it doesn't take a genius to anticipate and know there probably was going to be some sort of protest, and it might have gotten out of contr why not institute a curfew ahead of that? >> caller: you know, that is something that i'm sure they are looking at why they did what they did and, you know, why didn't they do something different because of the fact that, you know, baltimore, ferguson, those are fairly recent. those just happened. even dallas, and then, you know, attacks on cops in baton rouge. these are things that are fresh in our memories. i would have expected at least a
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are rules to implement in order to make sure this does not get out of hand. looks like they figured it out at the end here and expect more aggressive, proactive steps to be taken for tomorrow. >> all right, steve, thank you so much. more from charlotte later this half hour as we continue to follow this breaking story. and turning now to another developing story here in the new york area as investigators continue to look into the bombings and the suspect who prepared, appare, he allegedly ordered components on ebay, had them delivered to the business where he worked. tested material in his family's own backyard. a burn mark in the grass is even still visible there. officials also say a personal journal that the suspect was carrying when arrested refers to isis and al qaeda. the investigators want to talk to two men on video handling one of the explosive devices in manhattan.
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a pressure cooker, and they rolls the bag away. they are witnesses. they are not in any jeopardy of being arrested. >> meanwhile, new york city police say the number of calls about suspicious packages have soared since last weekend. a major highway closed when a pressure cooker was found, but it was not a bomb. donald trump calls for a nationwide policy of stop and frisk.te tactic deems them to stop anyone who is suspicious. trump questioned the actions of the tulsa officer who fatally shot an african-american driver. he was joined by boxing promoter, don king, who blurted out the n-word while introducing trump. >> if you are intelligent, intellectual, you're an intellectual negro.
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dancing and sliding and gliding negro. >> trying to make the case for african-american voters to support trump. the racial slur triggered mixed reactions. some laughed while others just gasped. >> donald trump explains why he reversed his stance on the birther movement saying president obama was born in the united states because he wanted to get on with the campaign and focus on the issues. hillary clinton's campaign pound saying trump has not changed his mind, but only tried ha >> clinton urges union workers to stage intervention if they know anyone voting for trump. she made the pitch video conference telling workers to make sure that everyone they know understands the stakes in the presidential race saying the trust for working families has never been more clear. she's back on top, 43% of likely voters support her in november.
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prepare to face off in the first national debate. >> officials in the st. paul area advise against travel overnight. heavy rain in the area last night caused flash flooding throughout the area, roads closed, and drivers had to be rescued from stalls vehicles. there was record-setting rain and flooding in the norfolk, virginia area with more than 10 inches falling in three days, and many schools closed again today. so are many roads made impassele by the flooding, and the flood warning runs through this afternoon. facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg and his wife making a massive financial commitment aimed at ending diseases. the couple says they will spend $3 billion over the next decade to accelerate basic scientific research. the money will fund work at a research center in san francisco. he says the ultimate goal is to cure or manage owl disease by
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gave the british a taste of why there's so many devoted customers in the western u.s. >> in-n-out burger opened in london, and the lines were endless. the only advanced notice, a small black and white ad in the newspaper, but word spread on twitter. people waited as long as five hours for a chance to get a double-double or other burgers. there, you order animal style otherwise it's just a waste. >> is that right? >> yeah. >> never been to an in-n-out burger. >> what? breaking news. >> shocking. i've not got to a place that serves meat. i've had the fries. >> you used to live in california. >> i know. drove past it. just to star gaze. >> we have to move on. >> we should break up.
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runway. what happened after this stunt pilot experienced trouble as other planes were speeding right at him. we are continuing to cover the violence overnight in charlotte, north carolina. first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by my pillow.
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updating our top story, one man critically injured in protests last night in charlotte's uptown section. the shooter, a civilian, not the police.
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prayer vigil and marched downtown. the protests in response to a fatal police shooting. four police officers injured over night, fewer than the first night of violence. in chicago, the police department plans to hire a thousand new officers after a surge of violence there. detectives and supervisors will be added over the next two years, however, it's not clear where the money comes from in the cashtr the new officers cost about $135 million a year initially. more trouble for anthony weiner who confirms he chatted online with a girl for several months this year, but says the communication was a hoax. the 15-year-old girl in the case say they texted and video chatted in which time he asked her to undress. it's unclear whether prosecutors will open an investigation against weiner.
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sick. >> in his apology, he says he's repeatedly demonstrated terrible judgment and he's the only one to blame. he's also shared an e-mail that he says was written by the girl in which he recants her story. it led to the end of his marriage, the top hillary clinton aide. when we come back, brad pitt's latest co-star weighs in on the breakup. what mark wahlberg did in an interview that embarrassed his 13-year-old daughter. the skinny is next. "world news now" continues
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time for the skinny, and topping headlines this morning, a follow-up to the story that's still gripping the world. the breakup of brangelina. >> the rumors fly that it's 2005 all over again with a box office hunk involved with a costar. >> all eyes turn to pitt's co-star, and now the oscar winning actress took to instagram to squash the rumors in english and french saying she's in love with her husband, the father of her son and baby
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both they both find peace. >> meanwhile, there's more steps in the wake of the breakup. the famed wax museum tweeted a photo confirming they have, in fact, separated its statues of brad pitt and angelina jol irgs e. who's the guy in the middle? >> mystery man. mark's daughter begin an emrrassing lesson. >> promoting his new movie on the "dan patrick show," his called her o on it. >> i'm your 45-year-old father, i have a rap, and if you keep misbaifing, i'm going to your behind a slap. it's called a spanking, and later on in life, you're going to thank me, because all the advice i'm giving you is good
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is that right? don't cut it down. we giving you all positive encouragement raps. good information to help you behave, and you're going to earn that phone back, girl. >> oh, earn that phone back. >> that is awesome. >> explaining his daughter's phone privileges have been suspended, even marky mark knows when to put his foot down and dull out discipline and fatherly raps. rap. >> oh, yeah. >> way back when. i'm sure you know all of good vibrations. >> come on, come on, come on. >> next, could it be a fresh start -- >> on the backup -- >> i can't feel my face right now. >> for the 26-year-old singer, famous for unique dread locks, he's posted a photo on instagram
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them off for the new album cover. >> oh. at the same time, he deleted nearly all other instagram posts for his more than 6.5 million followers. >> a source close to the singer tells "us" he cut for a fresher look. >> purposely avoiding being photographed with the new short do to unveil both it and the album cover in a deliberate roll out. mission accomplished. do we like it? >> i think it's working for him. >> but then he looks just like anybody else. like drake could have pulled that off. >> all that matters is does bella like it, his girlfriend. >> exactly. speaking of fresh starts, looking for the perfect home in the hamptons, jackie kennedy's summer home is on the market. >> used as a summer retreat for the family throughout the 1920s, and it's now sold by the former creative director of coach for $39 million.
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acres. >> not bad. >> not bad.
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finally this half hour, check out the terrifying moments on a runway for a stunt pilot at an air race in nevada. >> he was about to take off when he experienced end gin trouble, and that's when the real trouble started. >> reporter: tom richard, his canopy opens, signaling trouble at the start of a race. a signal missed. smashed into, spun around, the plane's tail sheered off. slow motion shows the other plane at 60 miles per hourow head, buhis hand is hit. all planes were to take off at the same time. engine trouble, richard's plane is not moving, hoping the planes go around him. >> i signal. i know you did, tom, i saw it. >> a bit of wincing pain getting out of the cockpit. >> a busted up hand, but that's a small price to pay.
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and each racer worry about the other. for both pilots, surviving to race another day. abc news, washington. >> what a close call. >> it's so dramatic. seeing that slow motion is incredible. the crash apparently happened at the 53rd annual national camping trip air races in reno, nevada. i didn't know that was a thing. i'm surprised this is the first time that's happened. >> yeah. he said that i signalled. apparently they have safeties in place for this, but he says, though, his hand was injured, that it did not scare him off from racing. >> he'll do it again, maybe have a better plane without mechanical problems on the runway there. >> his nickname, by the way? hot stuff. this is abc's "world news
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good morning, i'm ken dis gib gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. >> these are the headlines on "world news now." one person critically injured in charlotte, and national guard troops and additional highway patrol officers have been sent into the city to restore peace. we have new details ahead. a thousand new police officers after increasing violence there. there's no word on how the financially strapped city will pay for them. the mayor plans a major speech on public safety tonight. the country's largest gas pipeline is operating again following a repyre of a leak in alabama. it will take a couple days for the supply to return to normal meaning prices at the pump should bdropping. mark zuckerberg and his wife pledge to spend $3 billion in
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disease. we'll have full details later in this halfhour. plus, some of the stop stories on this thursday, september 22nd. from abc news, this is "world news now." good evening. we start this half hour with the violence. yet again in one of the country's largest cities, in charlotte. one person shot in the head, and fo police officers injured. >> the governor is now taking major steps to restore order calling in the national guard we are in charlotte with more. >> reporter: a state of emergency, the governor making the declaration after tension boiled over for a second night in charlotte in response it a fatal police shooting. what started peaceful turned violent as the crowd headed into the heart of the city. one man on life support, shot by someone in the angry crowd. people breaking glass windows, looting stores, and police
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gas, trying to break up this crowd. the police line taking hours to restore order. all of this happening after police shot and killed 43-year-old keith scott, the community and police disagreeing as to what happened. police say he was armed. neighbors say he had a book, not a gun. now the national guard and state highway patrol are being called in with hopes h restoring peace. abc news, charlotte, north carolina. >> our thanks to eva there. protesters broke windows and even attacked two employees. >> they were not the only ones attacked. earlier live on cnn, the reporter here was attacked and knocked to the ground. you see there. he was a little stunned, but not seriously injured. he said the man who attacked him later apologized about an hour later, and he even joked that the guy does not have a future in the nfl because it was not
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heook it easily. >> didn't lower the shoulder? >> not quite. >> charlotte under a state of emergency, what's done in the days ahead to ease anger? >> we spoke to a former fbi agent, steve gomez, about the law enforcement response. >> caller: they probably realize that if they come out too strong, do curfews and other measures, this it could exacerbate the whole situation. now, it seems like they did a fairly good job containing, even though there was some violence. there was property damage, and so on. i think in charlotte, they have the advantage of learning from what happened in ferguson and baltimore, and i think they are being a lot more pactive in balancing, not making the community feel like they are coming in heavy handed, but at the same time, they have to protect the community, what we saw, remove the group to a different area, trying to take better control of the situation. hopefully we'll see a better
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strategy how to deal with this situation, and that's going to flow all the way down to the sergeants and lieutenants, whether they will be measured or try to come in there aggressively. i found it interesting they used flash bangs. they clearly are pulling out all the tools from the tool chest in order to try to get the crowd to comply and do what they need them to do. >> thanks to steve gomez there. now to tulsa where they demand charges brought to a police officer there. >> a vigil and protest at city hall were marked by calls to hold officer shelby responsible for crutcher's death. the demonstrations in tulsa peaceful so far, but community leaders say it may not last. >> if not held accountable, i think people will take measures into their own hands, and that's where i feel like we're at the tipping point. if they don't charge her, it may get ugly. >> crutcher's family says video of the incident released do not justify shelby's actions and prove crutcher was not a threat.
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that, the victim was not following orders. u.s. and russian officials meet today to revive the cease fire deal in syria. secretary of state john kerry called for a grounding of state planes and russian counterpart discussed a three-day pause in fighting for attacks on humanitarian workers. he said they were woefully inadequate in stopping the violence. puerto rico now where the now after a massive fire crippled the territory's main electricity generating plant. the head of the power authority said he expects most of the 3.5 million residents will have power restored by this morning.
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the official say the utility's equipment is outdated and maintenance neglected. new developments in the bombings in the new york area. we have a better picture of the man accused of planting the bombs and othe who may have been involved in the case. abc's brian ross has the details. >> reporter: the investigation into the terror that hit new york is widening as police need to talk to two men seen on video as they came upon the suitcase that held one of the bombs. >> removed what turned out to be a pressure cooker and rolled the bag away. >> reporter: they want to know who they are and just what they were doing with that bag. any jeopardy of being arrested. >> reporter: this video of abc news shows the suspect, rahami, hours before the attack calmly walking into a new jersey hair salon. authorities say they have yet to question him because he's still recovering in the hospital from injuries suffered in the give up fight with police. >> he's not medically cleared so that we can speak to him just yet. >> reporter: police made public a journal, bloodied from his wounds, praising bin laden and the top isis leader. in the new federal charges, they
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the bomb components on ebay including steel ball bearings to maximize injuries to victims. he then did a test run in the backyard of his family home two days before the blast. the scorched earth still visible and video of it discovered by a family member. >> videotape shows a backyard with a pipe in the ground and an explosion that takes place >> reporter: as they look for accomplices, family members questioned and social media accounts scoured. the accused bomber is the one in the right in the family photo taken in times square now being reviewed by agent, his wife, mother of the two of the three children is expected to fly into the u.s. after being interviewed by the fbi tuesday in dubai.
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now to the west coast, a wildre burning in central california claimed its first victim. one firefighter killed and another injured when the water truck overturned miles from the fire line. it's burned more than 12,000 acres, but it's not 70% contained. officials say there's been little damaged to railroad tracks in the area and service can resume. kudos to a school crossing her size did not stop her from rescuing a little girl from an attempted kiapping. she said she went into, quote, mommy mode. >> just started screaming, like, don't let her take me. i don't know her. she's not my mom. >> young was honored by local officials yesterday for her heroism. the woman who attempted the kidnapping was arrested, and the
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similar situations do not happen. do not mess with mommy mode. >> absolutely. i love she was still on the job on the day she was honored. >> i'm busy, i got to work. so the number of cities vying to host the olympic games in eight years is dwindling thanks to the new mayor of rome. >> effectively doomed rome's candidacy saying hosting the games is a waste of money. she said rome is currently upgrade of public services. >> okay. rome's withdrawal has to be approved by city lawmakers, leaving only los angeles, paris, budapest as candidate cities for the 2024 games. >> the decision on hosting 2024 will be made next decision. summer games are to be held in tokyo in the summer of 2020. >> boston was a candidate that pulled out, and paris has been
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three olympics, so who knows. >> going to have to do a little better in terms of how the cities are, i guess, aided in building all this stuff? they spend a lot of money to put the events together. doesn't seem like they reap enough benefits to make it count. coming up, four days and counting from the most anticipated presidential debates in memory. >> for the first one-on-one encounter, the debate prep strategies couldn't be more different. first, a look at today's temperatures.
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day just a month and a half away. >> look at the new national poll that has clinton with a six point lead of donald trump, 43 to 37. both candidates are speaking out about the recent police-involved shootings. we have the latest. >> reporter: donald trump and don king together in the crucial state of ohio, taking the trump message to church. >> if you are poor, you're a poor neg. >> reporter: speaking on issues using the word "negro", but this -- >> if you are dancing and sliding and [ bleep ] -- >> reporter: gaffes, laughs, and silence from the crowd about the slipup, but trump at the podium >> there's only one don king, only one don. to the african-american community, hispanic community, to all communities, i want to just say, we're going to make it right. >> reporter: trump hoping police
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things right after recent poce shootings. >> i'm a tremendous believer in the police and law enforcement because we need that for ourselves. now, great people always have problems. you have somebody in there that either makes a mistake that's bad or that chokes. >> reporter: as for hillary clinton, speaking about the economy that welcomes people with disabilities, she, too, brought up the police shooting. >> it's unbearable, and it needs to become intolerable. >> reporter: then getting back to the economy creating po >> i'm going to provide americans with disabilities a chance to work alongside those without disabilities and do the same jobs for the same pay and benefits. >> reporter: abc news, washington. of course, clinton and trump take stage squaring off if the first debate. >> stakes could not be high e and we'll take a look at how each candidate is preparing for the showdown. >> reporter: hillary clinton in
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monday's big debate. after this, she's hunkering down to cram. >> donald trump is a self-proclaimed debater who won every one of the republican debates, so i take nothing for granted. >> reporter: two very different candidates with different debate prep strategies, immersing herself in briefing books daily, and also watching footage of trump in past debates and holding mock debates. as for donald trump, this is what he told david recently. >> any mock debates? >> vice president thought about it much. it could happen. >> reporter: now trump's team says no mock debates for him, instead, an ipad with footage of clinton, meets with a team of advisers including family members and former fox news boss, but they say the sessions turn into story telling rather than serious preparation. will trump be nervous? >> a little bit. you have to be a little.
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sides are ing? already complaining about the questions. >> i'm going to get -- be treated very, very unfairly by the moderators. i think the system is being ried so it's -- it's going to be a very unfair debate. >> reporter: clinton's team sa they are worried she'll be the ones getting tougher questions, alluding to the recent commander in chief forum. the stakes couldn't be higher. >> donald trump said about you and the debates, i know how do you know how to handle trump? >> well, we'll see on september 26th. >> reporter: now both teams trying to down play expectations for monday's big debate. in fact, trump's team plans to move his debate prep sessions from his estate in new jersey where there's a golf course to headquarters to trump towers in new york helping he'll focus more. abc news, orlando, florida. and be sure to stay with a news for full team coverage of
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>> airs monday night live at 9:00 eastern here on abc, and it will be live streamed on >> a big night, and after that, tuesday moing, full analysis here with the political team, but the candidates are preparing. hillary clinton is off the campaign trail today. donald trump has a rally later tonight in philadelphia suburbs. >> a lot of talk of how they prepare for this, and we'll hear from the campaigns they prepared differently. more on that as well. >> the question that's not been answered, who in the mock debates, if there are mock debates, plays hillary clinton and donald trump? >> i always want to know that. who is fake hillary anwho is fake donald? >> that'd be weird. many ideas popping into my head -- not politically correct ideas. >> looking forward to seeing how it plays out. more anticipation, more than other first debates in recent memories. stay with us. we'll be right back.
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so we hear so many stories these days about the power of social media and able to amplify good deeds. >> in chicago, an elderly man is learning that lesson firsthand.
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>> reporter: for 23 years, he sold mexican popsicles for $1.50 a pop. now he's in the position to chill out. two loyal customers who started a go fund me page presented him with a check, 384, 209. that's more than a quarter of a million popsicles. 17,000 contributors from 60 countries. he said he may buy a house for his wife and grandchildren and buy hearing aids, and at age 89, finally hang up the bells. david wright, a brgs c news, new york. >> said the original go fund me goal was $3,000. >> yeah. they passed that. more than 380,000. unbelievable. he says he might use the money to buy a house for his grandchildren and wife and may
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? ? facebook founder and his wife have opened a new chapter in their philanthropy. >> and it's huge. donating millions to education, they are throwing $3 billion to ambitious goal of all but eliminating disease as we know it. carolyn tyler from our station from san francisco with the ory. >> reporter: a vision the couple shared, donating $3 billion over the next decade to jump start research to cure, prevent, or
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>> that doesn't mean that no one will ever get sick, but it means our children and their children should get sick a lot less. >> reporter: saying most people die today of four types of diseases, cancer, heart, neurological, or infectious. he believes the answer is to fund research to create new understand and target the source. >> if we can help develop the new tools that allow us to see these categories of diseases and new ways to experiments, we can empower scientists around the world to make much faster progre and breakthroughs in these areas. >> reporter: the first tangible ep is this hub in mission bay where the best and brightest from stanford, cal, and ucsf collaborate. >> they have not naturally
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work in teams, but i think that that is the way forward. >> reporter: if you think eradicating or managing disease in the next 80 years is more science fiction than science, supporters say major progress can be made. >> it may be a stretch to say we'll get there by the end of the century, but it's not unrealistic. >> reporte bill gates dropped by to applaud the new effort. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. zuckerberg says with the, what they're managing to do, he expectancy to 100 years and says it doesn't mean no one will ever get sick, but treat and manage it. >> great causes throughout the years. that's the news for this half hour. is half
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, more unrest in charlotte after police involved shooting. protests turned violent as demonstrators took to the streets injuring more officers and one protester shot by a civilian. we're live in charlotte now under a state of emergency. the violence now becoming a the candidates responding plus a new poll just days before the first debate and the slip by don king while introducing donald trump. the mystery man now connected possibly to the bombing in new york city. why police want to talk to these two and our first look inside the bombing suspect's bloodstained journal. the close call for a pilot clipped by another plane while sitting on the runway.


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