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go-pro. the cameras. we're taking them to new heights. and heights really rarely seen for a view of new york city. also new technology taking the place of the repo man. how drivers behind in their car payments are stopping in their tracks. an outspoken breast cancer treatment who fought for a new drug and won. how her heroics are making a difference. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by vista print.
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more than two years ago, a mother with terminal breast cancer was fighting for the chance to start using an experimental drug. darlene gant only expected to live for months but miraculously, she is still alive today. >> nothat drug is aproved by the fda thanks to this outspoken woman who fought hard and won. linda hurtada reports. >> reporter: darlene and brian gant make veggie shakes for lunch. she credits a drug making headlines again after it saved her life almost two years ago. >> i ended up coming off hospice which was just the -- i did not do any chemo because i wasn't strong enough to do chemo. and i, for me, that was just, for anybody, that would have
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been a true miracle. >> reporter: in 2014, i helped darlene get compassionate care usage of prajeta. now doctors like dr. solomon of moffet cancer center use it as part of their standard care for breast cancer patients. an update of a study just released sunday shows the drug is adding an average 16 months to survival time. >> just to put it in perspective, generally we're happy even if we see like a two to three-method increase in overall survival. that's why the magnitude of this difference is being hailed as something which is unusual. >> reporter: darlene got 20 months of stabilization without too many bad side effects. until her cancer started to advance again. but it allowed her to grow strong enough to try yet another targeted therapy and that one is working right now, too. so the news of the success among other women -- >> today seeing that just made me think, could there be this long-term option for women?
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>> you look at the sorry vival curves. this kind of change represents a real tangible, you know, achievement that you could convert met static breast cancer into a chronic manageable disease like diabetes, like hypertension. that's the hope. >> and linda hurtada reporting from tampa. coming up, a high-tech repo man. how your car can be remotely turned off if you're late an your payments. >> it's a pretty good incentive to pay on time. but is it fair and safe? all that next on "world news now." >> announcer: "world
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♪ i saw your shoulders moving there. dr. dre.
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>> that's music. that's what i need in the morning. >> now we figured it out. the ultimate symbol of freedom, the car. nothing like hopping in and going for a ride. there's a new system to stop people from driving off with your car. >> lenders are using the device shutting off the engine if you are late on your car payments. gio benitez with more. >> reporter: forget the repo man driving off with cars on the big screen. now new technology is taking his place. small devices like these are being installed in more than a million cars across the country. allowing lenders and dealerships to remotely disable your car when you're late an a payment. dealership owner bubba hill in panama city, florida, uses passtime usa, one of the many devices flooding the market. he says it's good for the seller and buyer. >> some call it mom because it's forced them to do what they needed to do in the first place and mack their payment.
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>> reporter: hill shows us how it works. lenders and dealerships conmonitor customer payments. when they are late, a warning is sent. >> they have 24 hours left of driving this car before it will not run. >> reporter: after a certain period of time, the car will be shut off. >> this is a truck we've earlier disabled. and so now the consumer can come in the car and they'll try to start the truck and it won't start. >> reporter: candice smith says her lender allegedly shut down her car while she was driving don the highway. >> i didn't want to die. everything just became slow motion. >> reporter: cag acceptance says they dispute the allegations and passtime usa, the maker of the device, claims it's not even possible to shut down a moving car. >> it's a starter interrupt system and only disables the vehicle when the car is in the off position and not moving. >> cag acceptance did not admit wrongdoing and reached a confidential settlement with
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candice but her attorneys have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of another client alleging an even bigger problem that lenders and dealers can disable cars too quickly within just two days of it being passed due. even though nevada state laws say it takes 30 days to go into default. >> these device s need to compl with state law. we feel they are dangerous devices. they don't take into consideration where you are when they turn off your vehicle. >> reporter: passtime's ceo says if customers aren't happy with his product, there's ab easy way to steer clear. >> they gan to another dealership and buy a vehicle without our device. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> cag says it's reviewing that class action lawsuit. abc news was told that even if the cars are disabled, the device has an emergency feeatur when you enter a specific code that will let you drive for another 24 hours before it shuts off again. coming up, the view from the
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top. >> the billionaire founder of go-pro and get a pretty good view with one of his world famous cameras. with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money,
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your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime, in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim! call the number on your screen for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection risk free and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme.
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millions of americans are now use going-pro cameras giving those of us amazing pictures. >> for go-pro founder it's money in the bank. his net worth is now nearly $4 billion. here's david muir who met with him to take it all in. >> reporter: the corner of fifth avenue and west 33rd street in new york. >> hi, guys. >> reporter: while they are waiting for us with their own cameras. the inventer of the go-pro. right there with a camera for me and a camera for him. we begin our walk through the empire state building. we meet cesar, part of the security team. you can see the small go-pro he's carrying an what they call an extender. a man-made arm. this is the first time he's tested out his cameras at the empire state building. nick woodman came up with the
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idea. just 26. he's a surfer. his invention has the-mile-an-hour family -- amer family in mind. we're off the elevator and to the observation deck walking to that door. >> you have to be kidding me. >> if you look closely, right through those metal barriers you can see it. the freedom tower standing high above the rest. he sticks his go pro out with that extender. look at us and look at the view below. but our next stop was even higher. right up there in the shadow of the spire. >> i have to hang out with you more often. >> reporter: right up to the 102nd floor. we go up one last set of stairs. >> this is exclusive access. >> all right. >> we climbed the stairs more than 1250 feet up. the 103rd floor. the door locked but we get the key. just look at the view. >> go-pros are used by
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filmmakers and by moms and dads. realizing our vision and it feels incredible. >> reporter: david muir, abc news, new york. >> we got some -- this is the camera. i haven't used one of these before, have you? >> yes, i use them an shoots. you can get multiple angles. we shot our own go-pro shots. there's me getting my hair did. right before we get an. >> she's going to do my hair next. >> t.j.'s is much easier. >> a lot. >> that's donna, hair and makeup. tene has dance moves look you wouldn't believe. >> you can get all these angles. a lot of skateboarders and all those adventurers like to go out and do their extreme sports and put those things an their helmets. >> overnight newscasts. >> we'll try that next. >> that's it for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now" -- security scare. the white house intruder who jumped the fence, made it much farther inside than first thought. >> the basics of the white house, locking the doors, having compartmental security appears to have failed. >> big questions about the president's safety today as the secret service goes under the microscope. demanding answers from the man accused of sabotaging one of the busiest air traffic control centers in america. his day in court and the faa's investigation. and defensive coach. tough questions after a michigan quarterback was kept in the game after a powerful hit an the field. >> i would never put a kid in that situation.
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never have and never will. >> college football safety in the spotlight an this tuesday, september 30th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good tuesday morning. automatic re i'm reena ninan. >> i'm t.j. holmes. a very simple thing we do at home is lock the door. apparently not at the white house. >> it's wild. lots of repercussions. one of the top -- the top director of the secret service is going to be grilled today. >> going to be interesting today. >> we'll kick it off with those revelations about the white house fence jumper armed with a knife and made his way through the front door. >> we're now finding out now details about just how far he got inside. abc's karen travers has the latest from washington. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, reena and t.j. the details of this security breach are astonishing. omar gonzalez was thought to
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have just gotten inside the front door where he was taken down by a secret service agent. turns out he made his way into the east room and ran 80 feet before he was finally tackled. shocking new details about this month's security breach at the white house. it was far worse than previously known. abc news confirmed that after omar gonzalez ran across the lan and through the inn locked front door, he made it deep inside the main floor of the scootive mansion. gonzalez, a 42-year-old homeless iraq veteran who was carrying a knife, pushed past the guard immediately inside the door. an alarm box was apparently on mute so the officer had no idea gonzalez was about to run in. he ran past the staircase that leads upstairs to the first family's living quarters through the act-foot long east room before he was taken don by a counterassault agent. they said gonzalez is a danger to the president.
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80 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in his car. the president and his family were not home at the white house when gonzalez made his way inside. the first family departed just moments before. but one top republican says gonzalez was a clear threat. >> had the president, the vice president or any other number of individuals been walking the hallways, they could have been attacked by mr. gonzalez. >> reporter: the director of the secret service will be on capitol hill today and lawmakers will be demanding answers as to how this big of a security breach could have happened and what the agency is doing to make sure it never happens again. reena, t.j.? >> you know what makes me sad is the person who is now the director of the cia is a woman. she was brought in at a time, you remember the secret service scandal in cartagena, colombia. this was a major black eye for the secret service. they were drunk and hanging out
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with prostitutes. she was brought in to clean up that mess. she's been the chief of staff at the secret service from 2008 to 2013. this is a woman who really knows her stuff but they'll be asking questions. >> that's 10:00 a.m. today. we're talking about the safety of the president of the united states. the first family. most basic of things to lock the front door. they've had incidents over the years. we'll keep an eye an that. the u.s. air force says it's seen tange believe progress in its campaign against isis. a british activist group says coalition forces hit isis facilities in four provinces, including one that hit a gran silo and reportedly killed civilians. still syria's foreign minister says damascus is satisfied with the bombing campaign. the white house is holding firm to its assertion that it had no idea what a threat isis was and what it was turning into. >> nobody predicted the speed and pace with which isil would advance across the syrian border
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with iraq and make dramatic gains across the countryside in a way that allowed them to hold large chunks of territory. >> that is not true at all according to one white house insider. a national security stafter tells britain's daily mail that highly accurate predictions about isil have been showing up in the oval office since before 2012 elections. pro-democracy demonstrators in hong kong have set a deadline of tomorrow for their demands to be met. they want hong kong's chief executive to step don and are calling for democratic reforms. also new plans for more civil disobedience will be made available tomorrow. demonstrators have spent their fifth night camping out blocking streets. the man charged with setting a fire at a chicago area traffic control center made his first appearance in federal court. this begin as they review.
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>> reporter: 36-year-old brian howard in federal court in hospital scrubs with bandages over self-inflicted wounds, according to his lawyer, is sorry. >> on friday morning, brian tried to take his life. that he did so in a way that inconvenienced and more many, many people is unacceptable and he deeply regrets that. >> reporter: the contracted technician stands accused of cutting, brning and destroying critical computer equipment bringing down an entire air traffic control center leaving pilots confused. >> got a peculiar problem in that nobody at chicago center is up. >> reporter: controllers forced to escape the fire meant the grounding of thousands of flights. what looked like endless lines through o'hare an friday are now shorter and this radar from friday night with the air space
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closed. monday night shows about two-thirds of the flights back up and running. even still, the head of the faa says his work has just begun. >> i shared the public's frustration with this. i'm very concerned that one person would be able to have such a significant impact. >> reporter: he is now calling for a 30-day review of security protocols that we are told the work is under way to rebuild the entire communication system, meaning the center will not be fully functional for at least two weeks. elizabeth hurr, abc news, new york. seven elementary school students were rushed to a hospital after a big truck slammed into the back of their bus. one student was seriously injured and two people inside the tractor trailer were listed in serious conditions. police say a female passenger was naked at the time of the crash. officers at the scene handed her a towel to cover up. >> reporter: the official death
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toll is now at 23. the attorney appointed by gm to review death claims related to the faulty ignition has received more than 150 in the past two months. the deadline is the end of the year to get those in. there have also been at least 700 injury claims. toyota facing another unintended acceleration probe. federal safety regulators are looking into dozens of complaints about 2006 to 2010 corollas which can surge unexpectedly even as the driver presses the brake pedal. it could result in a recall of the compact cars. toyota has faced investigations in the past. toyota recalling hundreds of thousands of trucks because of a fire hazard. tacoma 4x4 and prerunner trucks. they may have defective springs that can puncture the gas tank and cause a fire.
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repairs will be made at no cost. walmart is blaming tracy morgan and his entourage for the injuries they suffered when they were hit from behind by a walmart truck. the retailer said morgan and the other passengers in his limo were not wear seat belts. morgan and several others are suing walmart. they claim the truck driver fell asleep at the wheel after being up for more than 24 hours. new information on jovan belcher two years after he shot and killed his girlfriend and then committed suicide. he had signs of a brain disease found in other nfl players. the degenerate disease known as cte has been associated with repeat head trauma. belcher's body was exhumed last year. the chiefs are facing two lawsuits. allegedly the team failed to provide adequate medical care. gloria allred is entering the fray surrounding the nfl's surrounding domesting violence
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scandal. she's representing a woman who claims she was raped by a pro football player and has yet to see the nfl do anything about it. allred is refusing to name the player publicly. she says she's not planning to sue the nfl, not just yet. she's warning roger goodell, the commissioner, to get his house in order. also from the nfl, on the field this time, a dramatic move that's kind of not necessarily inn expected by the raiders. the coach dennis allen has been fired. fired him last night. comes just four games into the season. this is his third season. his team is in the middle of a four-game losing streak this year but ten games if you go back to last year. his replacement is expected to be named later today. these are great times for kansas city sports fans. their baseball team the royals are in the playoffs after a long absence and their chiefs routed the patriots in monday night football. jamal charles returned from an ankle injury to score three touchdowns. new england's tom brady was
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intercepted twice, one of which was returned for a touchdown. we've all kind of experienced really bad service at a restaurant. >> it happens. a couple in iowa are sharing their horror story but they still left a good tip. a $100 tip. this is our favorite story of the day. >> they took to facebook to describe their experience at the kazoku sushi restaurant. they waited 20 minutes just for water. 40 minutes for the appetizer and more than an hour to get their entree. >> they still left $100 tip because they've been restaurant workers themselves and recognized the real problem was the restaurant itself. it was understaffed. want just the server's issue. their facebook post has more than a million likes and more than 100,000 shares. good for them. >> makes me look at things differently. >> give people a break out there. coming up in "the mix," turning yesterday's phone boothss into something for the future.
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within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime, in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim!
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well, a huge hit in a college football game this past weekend set off a major controversy. the coach of the michigan wolverines criticized for leaving his player in the game after a major blow to the head. >> the decision to take out an injured player is not his. tom llamas has more. >> reporter: brady hoke, university of michigan's $2 million a year football coach, defending himself for keeping quarterback shane morris in the game following this hard hit that left him reeling. >> this is atroeshs to me. >> reporter: the coach wasn't forcing moris to play with a concussion. >> i would never put a kid in that situation. never have and never will because you get into this to coach kids. believe me. and that's what this game is all about. >> watch again. morris already limping from an ankle injury hit by a 255-pound missile, knocked off his feet. dazed, he staggers, clutching at a teammate just to stay up. >> he can barely stand up now.
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>> reporter: then waves to his coach signalling to stay in. and he does. >> it is apauling he was left in on that play. >> reporter: coach hoke said it's all part of the game. >> guys play beat up every day. if they aren't beat up a little bit then they aren't doing much. >> reporter: these hard hits can be the equivalent of being hit in the head with a sledgehammer. the nfl predicts nearly one-third of pro players will develop brain injuries. coach hoke saying it's team doctors who make that call. >> i don't make decisions who plays, who doesn't play, as far as when there's injuries. >> reporter: espn's danny cannel says it shouldn't be on student athletes to take themselves out of the game. >> ultimately, it does have to come from the sideline because players want to be on the field no matter what the risk they are putting themselves rnd. >> reporter: coach hoke says as far as he knows morris did not suffer a concussion but we don't have official confirmation. we spoke with shane morris' mother who said her son is doing
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okay. many sports writers, even the school's newspaper demanding hoke be fired over this insdidn't. tom llamas, abc news. tv gets "frozen." the animated disney film comes to life an the small screen in "once upon a time" and pulls in a huge audience. we'll show you how they made this magic happen. and the paleo lifestyle. the diet trend isn't just limited to food. can living look a caveman make you healthier and happier? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world
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♪ few women are -- sunday night an animated version of elsa came to life an abc's "once upon a time."
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9.4 million folks watched this. chris conley takes us behind the scenes. >> reporter: do you want to build a snow, uh, monster. "frozen" -- ♪ here i stand >> reporter: -- got a live action incarnation sunday night in the primetime world of abc's "once upon a time." sisters ann and elsa now portrayed by young actresses mulling the mystery of their parents final journey. their clothes and shipwreck much like the movie. anna is eager to search for their secret an the cusp of her wedding. this time the creation of some traffic stopping special effects. the troll also getting his post animation transformation along
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with sven, now a real life reindeer and his human christophe. even "frozen's" fantasy wardrob. ♪ let it go >> reporter: transformed into needle and thread truth. >> this is the fabric that elsa's dress is made out of. silk imported from europe with austrian crystals. >> reporter: even before the premiere "once upon a time's" frozen crossover was being called one of the more daring moves. >> the risk lies in how are they going to interweave these two characters into "once upon a time" without it being oversaturation. >> reporter: hashtag heavy response an twitter may suggest success so far. chris connolly, abc news, los angeles. >> i would love to see this. the problem with working this shift is sometimes you don't get to see those. >> you have to make time. "frozen" is a big november deen.
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than 6 pacs of the bargain brand combined. cascade. beyond clean and shine. every time. time for "the mix." >> she's trying to give me some chocolate espresso pills. >> t.j. is still adjusting to the night shift here. >> i'll brng them in tomorrow. you remember hotel experiences were all about a good pillow and good bedding? >> oh, yeah. >> marriott one upping their game. these telephone booth looking devices are trying to give you a completely different experience. if you wear these goggle-like things. it's like a sensory overload. they have these heat lamps, mfting sprays, blowers. it's 100-second journey that will take you from the hotel lobby and suddenly put you an the beach in hawaii, over to london's second tallest
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skyscaper. look a virtual travel thing in the lobby of marriott. they're taking this an an eight-city tour. >> only 100 seconds of this? >> 100 seconds. >> i'll take what i can get at this pont. up next, you know you sometimes just want to get away from somebody, reena. you just want to hide. they have technology. not a lot of people familiar. take a look at your screen there. what that is, it simply is a lens or several lenses that then light around an object to where you can essentially look right through it. what could you use this for? you can probably come up withior own use. imagine a surgeon automobile to do surgery and able to look right through his hands. has that type of application down the road. >> a possible medical use. >> very interesting. i don't like heights but
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this 17-year-old kid decided to scale the tallest resident building in new york city and took incredible photographs and posted it an instagram. he went to 432 park avenue. there's a bnch of different shots. one of the empire state building, the world trade center, looking don from the top of the skyscraper and a clear view of the city. twin tower memorial lights tribute. at the top of this penthouse. $85 million to buy a place. but the rest of us can enjoy the instagram account. >> he got up there for free. >> a lot of people they pose with the planes that have the messages. we have drones now equipped. they have had some successful tests. they actually do some 3d imaging up there. they draw in the sky using these l.e.d. lights. we can show you an example here. hopefully the picture will get
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this morning on "world news now" -- disturbing developments in the investigation of a missing university of virginia student. could the suspect in this case be connected to an unsolved murder. under fire. the white house security breach and the fence jumper who got all the way inside the east room. demanding answers today from the secret service. pointing fingers. who is blaming tracy morgan for his serious injuries in a fatal crash. the bombshell from federal court after so many questions about highway safety. and our own michael strahan wants another job apparently. why we're about to see much more -- much more of the talk show host and "gma" star in a much anticipated movie. this video you're seeing is a bit of a hint.
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it will be in our "skinny" today, this tuesday, september 30th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> what a way to start your morning. >> absolutely. >> that's what you want. >> people in america are not going to change the channel. and they'll not change the channel because they're wondering if you're going to one up the game. >> i am not going to one up the game. he disrobed downward. i would disrobe up this way. we'll wait until "the skinny." we have some serious stuff to get to to start with. hello to you. reena ninan, t.j. holmes. good morning to you all. >> t.j. is right. we're going to begin with serious news. the latest developments on missing student hannah graham. police in virginia say the suspect in this case is now linked to the disappearance of another young woman five years ago. >> she was later found murdered. abc's steve osunsami is covering the case.
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>> reporter: virginia police believe that 32-year-old jesse matthew charged and jailed in the disappearance of 18-year-old hannah graham might have had something to do with the 2009 disappearance of 20-year-old morgan harrington. >> we are really pleased. >> harrington's parents have been trying to connect the hospital assistant and former football coach to their daughter's case for weeks. >> we know where morgan is. morgan is in the box over there. hannah graham is still missing. >> reporter: harrington was a student at virginia tech visiting the university of virginia for a metallica concert when she went missing. a farmer outside charlottesville discovered her body three months later in january of 2010. police aren't revealing exactly how the disappearances are connected, only that it's a significant break in this case with a new forensic link for state police investigators to pursue. take a look at matthew's mug shot. police are trying to determine if he's the same person in this general description of the suspect from 2009. it's also possible there's a third case. dna evidence from harrington's
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case in 2009 linked to a sexual assault of a 26-year-old woman in the d.c. suburbs in 2005. she survived. graham has now been missing more than a week. matthew has not yet entered a plea. he has a bond hearing thursday. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. the director of the secret service will be on capitol hill today facing a grilling from lawmakers over this month's white house home invasion. as we find out, 42-year-old omar gonzalez made it much farther into the white house than the secret service had been telling us. he actually got through the main entrance hall, turned a corner, ran down the center hallway and into the east room before he was apprehended. some lawmakers are calling this an epic security failure. >> the basics of the white house, locking the doors, having compartmental security appears to have failed. and it failed because of the human element headed by the
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>> the lawmakers grilling secret service director julia pierson will likely want her to answer to this and other recent security failures but why the secret service was not immediately forthcoming with accurate details. hundreds of protesters have staged a late night march in ferguson, missouri. the demonstration was noisy but mostly peaceful. a grand jury is currently deciding whether criminal charges should be brought against the ferguson police officer who killed unarmed teenager michael brown. that shooting led to days of violent protests and hundreds of arrests. a tenth child in colorado has now suffered paralysis after coming down with a respiratory illness. four of the paralyzed children all tested positive for enterovirus 68 but they're not sure of the connection. they also don't understand why colorado seems to be the focus of the affliction. doctors are still figuring out how a virus might cause paralysis or muscle weakness. >> in a circumstance like that, the virus actually infects the central nervous system, the
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spinal cord, causes injury to some of the cells, and that's what causes the paralysis. >> doctors say the patients will get physical therapy, but they do not know yet if the symptoms will go away. now to nascar driver tony stewart breaking his silence for the first time since he struck and killed a fellow driver on a new york track. stewart is still haunted by that moment but it's not stopping him from getting behind the wheel. here's more from abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: just days after a grand jury cleared him of any wrongdoing, nascar great tony stewart says while he's seen the youtube video of the accident that killed 20-year-old racer kevin ward jr. seven weeks ago, he often replays the incident in his head. >> i wish i could say it's once a day, but it's not. i think about it a lot every day. it will never go away. it's always going to be a part of my life. >> reporter: the video shows that fateful moment where ward gets out of his car after an accident with stewart waving his arms at stewart until losing his
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life when stewart's car hits him. stewart says he couldn't get out of bed for the first three days after the accident saying he's willing to speak with ward's family. >> i want to be available to them if they want to talk about it. at this point, i don't need to talk to them for closure. i know what happened, and i know it was an accident. >> reporter: he says he wishes he never would have been at that dirt track to begin with. >> i do it to have fun. it didn't end up being fun that night. >> reporter: what's next for tony stewart? he insist he loves his sport and has no intention of quitting. gio benitez, abc news, new york. the man charged with setting a fire at an air traffic control center near chicago remains in jail this morning. brian howard is his name. his attorney says he's a deeply troubled man who deserves forgiveness and compassion. the fire forced the cancellation of thousands of flights over several days. now the faa is reviewing its security procedures at major airports. take a look.
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this qantas a-380 completed its first run on the world's longest airline route. the trip from sydney to dallas took about 15 hours. more than 8,500 miles. this double deck four-engine plane is the world's largest passenger jet. this is the first time an a-380 has been scheduled for regular flights to dfw. >> pretty big deal. dfw spent almost $3 million to create this facility for these huge planes to come in. they'll do this six times a week. >> 15 hours. can you do it? >> you get free pjs in some of these flights. >> you'd do it for the pjs? that's a selling point on a 15-hour flight? >> pjs, food and the flat beds. that's all it takes for me. >> but you started with the pjs. parts of the western u.s. were again hammered by severe storms. large hail driven by damaging winds struck parts of colorado and new mexico which were also under tornado warnings. parts of the denver area saw
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golf ball-sized hail. those areas can expect to see more severe weather today. >> a look at today's forecast. severe weather system hammering the denver area is moving north and east blanketing the upper plains with another day of strong storms. rain will also fall over the great lakes and ohio valley areas, as well as south florida. southwest will be drier, however. >> cooler air is pushing temperatures down across the country. 60s across the northern tier, but 80s across the south and southwest. dallas will hit 90. now that officially it's fall, i find that hard to believe, the leaves are falling. we know what that means. >> go out there and play around in the leaves. be a kid. and what is better than jumping in that pile of leaves with a baby deer. >> is that bambi? >> is that bambi? this is in iron river, wisconsin. this little guy, the deer, couldn't get enough of the kids. as you can see from the video. >> this fawn has been visiting their house for the past few
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weeks and seems to have grown an attachment to his daughters. that looks adorable. >> can you adopt a deer as a pet? >> i don't know. there's a myth that touching a baby deer will cause its mother to reject itself is actually false. >> yeah, i hear about that myth all the time. >> i wanted to clarify that because i know you were concerned during a commercial break. >> i'm concerned about hunting season. we look at it. it's cute. in a couple of years, bam, just out of nowhere. >> are you a big hunter? >> no. >> you don't like hunting? >> no, i don't like the woods. i know you haven't known me long, but what about me says outdoors? i'm just -- it's not what i do. >> now that we've clarified that. coming up in "the skinny," just ten contestants left on "dancing with the stars." you'll see who did not impress the judges and who got sent home. lean fish and meats and leafy vegetables. caveman cuisine. how to turn the paleo diet into a new lifestyle. you're watching "world news now."
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morgan himself is partly to blame for the injuries he sustained. here's abc's mara schiavocampo with the story. >> reporter: in his lawsuit against walmart, comedian tracy morgan accuses the mega retailer of recklessness and negligence in the fatal accident apparently caused by one of their drivers. their formal response, walmart faulting passengers, including morgan, saying plaintiff's injuries if any, were caused in whole or in part by plaintiff's failure to properly wear an appropriate available seat belt restraint device and all or portion of the injuries could have been diminished or minimized by the exercise of reasonable conduct. >> two vehicles and a walmart truck. >> reporter: in june, walmart driver kevin roper allegedly fell asleep at the wheel, according to prosecutors, crashing into the limo van morgan was riding in on the new jersey turnpike.
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morgan's lawsuit claiming roper was awake for more than 24 consecutive hours. morgan spent five weeks in the hospital. now he'll soon head to court. morgan has not commented on these new claims by walmart, and that walmart driver in question has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> in this lawsuit, one of the things they are alleging is that the driver had to commute about 700 miles from georgia to work all the way in delaware. they are saying that's pretty unreasonable. >> we hear these stories all the time. there are strict rules in place for how long these guys are allowed to be on the road. they are trying to get where they are going. we know they don't always strictly follow those rules. that's dangerous. 24 hours. and look, sleep these days, i'm learning just how much, how difficult it is to focus. not as serious as being on the road, but it's scary. >> it will be interesting to see what happens with this case. romance from a former "world
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news now" anchor. stay tuned for the proposal. >> also michael strahan gets ready to show off wearing so little. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ topping our headlines in "the skinny," shocking as it may seem, another hollywood actor is in trouble with the law. we never hear about this kind of stuff. >> no, no, this is unheard of. amanda bynes arrested for alleged dui. the california highway patrol confirms to abc news the 28-year-old actress failed a sobriety test after getting pulled over early sunday morning. >> not her first run-in with the law. she was arrested last may for allegedly throwing a bong out of her new york city apartment window. that case was dismissed. >> wonder if that's her real hair. >> gorgeous. a very busy night with "dancing with the stars." the action-packed movie night had social media going crazy over the guest judge's rendition of the hand jive dance from "grease." they showed off their moves
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decked out in tuxedos and had the crowd going crazy. >> this is fantastic. we turn to this. former mma fighter randy couture eliminated. he and his partner karina smirnoff performed to "the eye of the tiger." it apparently wasn't good enough as they are now the third couple to get the boot. we turn to strahan. he'll be doing some dancing. our "good morning america" colleague is taking on yet another job because he didn't have enough already. >> the 42-year-old nfl hall of famer confirmed on "live with kelly and michael" he'll make an appearance in the "magic mike" sequel. it all started off as a joke when he showed off his stripper moves to channing tatum before becoming the permanent host on "live." >> "magic mike xxl" will hit theaters next year. strahan and his wardrobe is not going to be much. he said it's a, quote, kind of thong thing. >> kind of thong thing. >> love stray, but i like a robed stray.
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>> you do? >> yes. >> a lot of people would disagree with you. who knew his thighs were that good looking. just saying. you have no comment on that. >> you aren't waiting for me to comment. >> of course. >> i got nothing. next. we've got some good news about a former "world news now" anchor. big congratulations for liz cho. she used to sit in this very anchor chair. and former "gma" anchor josh elliott are actually engaged. that's according to page six. >> she's the anchor at new york station wbc. the couple got engaged during a european getaway this summer. wish them well. i'm a fan of marriage. >> big mazel tov to them. let's see who is celebrating. singer johnny mathis turns 79. >> fran drescher turns 57. >> phish frontman trey anastasio turns 50. >> and t-pain turning 29.
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coming up, the paleo lifestyle. >> it's a diet trend now going beyond just what you eat. find out next on "world news now." [ man ] look how beautiful it is.
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nearly 10,000 years ago. there's the diet which we've all heard of and then a lifestyle. >> correct. >> and you guys do all of the above. >> exactly. we're full in. >> 26-year-olds christine and rick started living paleo three years ago and even own a paleo chocolate company. but there's no sitting down at this office. >> you are at this desk and you are standing. >> we get the health benefits of standing but also getting our work done. >> reporter: the hunters and gatherers of the past would hunt and walk for exercise. these two enjoy a morning walk through the woods with some interesting footwear. >> we wear these minimalist shoes. five-finger shoes. and it helps us because it mimics the natural movement of walking barefoot. >> reporter: later, a little afternoon frisbee. >> nice catch. >> reporter: and lunch. >> what would a salad be without bacon? >> this is delicious. >> reporter: what about sleep? our ancestors' sleeping patterns were set by the sunrise and sunset.
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to create a cave-like effect they ditched their alarm clocks and wear blue blockers. >> it blocks out the blue light from indoor lighting or a tv screen and helps us get a more restful night sleep. >> they say their lives have never been better. rick lost 12 pounds and christine says she hasn't been sick since 2012. sara haines, abc news, new york. >> one thing that isn't part of the paleo diet? >> coffee. >> drink up. >> i need it. i'm not there yet on the coffee. did you all see this yesterday, world coffee day. >> a latte. really good. >> we had our barista in here. we had a big mug. go to our website. wnn -- i haven't been here long enough to know the website. wnnfans.com? >> you got it. good try. >> our facebook page. you can see our barista. >> i need some coffee. >> help yourself. >> that's a lot of coffee. >> this san extra, extra large grande, grande.
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. making news in america this morning. home invasion. the armed white house intruder who could have reached the first family. today the secret service team in the hot seat on capitol hill. we're live. break overnight, a care at sea for a country still reeling from a springtime ferry disaster. now another passenger ship runs aground. extreme storms. a powerful system bringing heavy snow and hail big enough to break car windows. logical severe weather strike today? and busted, the driver who was a little fuzzy on the rules of the car pool lane.

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