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this morning on "world news now," donald trump's campaign manager in trouble. >> the reporter who says she was grabbed at a campaign event. the charges that were filed and how trump is standing by his man. >> iphone hack. the san bernardino terrorist phone unlocked by the fbi. now apple wants to know how it was done. the exclusive developments. air scare, the jet hijacked from egypt to cyprus. what the passengers saw and heard and how the suspect's domestic problem turned into an international affair. and later, life-saving discovery. national guardsman running out of options posts a desperate plea for a donor kidney on facebook. the rest of the story you have to see. it's wednesday, march 30th. from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> good wednesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. we begin with the latest controversy surrounding donald trump, his campaign manager now facing a battery charge over an incident with a female reporter >> trump's decision to defend corey lewandowski has sparked outrage from candidates on both sides. in a town hall meeting ahead of the crucial wisconsin primary, trump reskined his pledge to back the eventual gop nominee and his rivals they did the same. more now from abc's lana zak. >> reporter: donald trump on defense showing support for his campaign manager corey lewandowski who has now been charged with battery. >> i stick up for people when people are unjustly accused. and in my opinion, unjustly accused. >> reporter: new footage from trump's own hotel he appears to support michele field's account she was grabbed by lewandowski. >> she's grabbing me. he
>> reporter: trump's challenger ted cruz and john kasich took aim at the billionaire and his campaign culture. >> i think there is no place in politics for insults for personal attacks for going to the gutter and there should be no place for physical violence either. >> we want to give people the benefit of the doubt but when you see things that are pretty clear from what i understand the video is clear, of course i would fire him. >> reporter: even the democrats weighed in, hillary clinton also blaming the gop front run thor. >> i think every candidate has to be responsible for what happens in their campaign you know, utley the responsibility is mr. trump's. >> reporter: and in an interview on cnn, bernie sanders seemed pointed to trump's tone. >> he what has concerned me very much about donald trump is the edginess of violence around his campaign but my campaign manager does not assault female journalists. >> reporter: lana zak, abc news, washington.
protest at a rally in which is. before the rally started a teenage girl was pepper sprayed by someone in the crowd as she clashed with trump's supporters. she said someone also groped her. police were looking for two suspects. and bernie sanders is hoping to keep his momentum going whether he wisconsin voters ahead to the polls next week. sanders is attracting thousands of supporters at campaign events across the state criticizing wisconsin's new voter identification law calling it one of the most restrictive in the country. he says we should be making it easier for people to take part in the political process, no the harder. it's official. apple security's showdown with the fbi is now over. a judge vacated the order compelling apple to assist the government. the fbi's break came a week ago when an unidentified company offered to help unlock the san bernardino terrorist's iphone and demonstrated could be done. apple insists it did not help and worried what this means for security of its iphones.
way to get into any kind of device. the only safe device is turned off, melted down and buried. >> reporter: the fbi won't discuss the method used to hack into the phone. the agency says it has retrieved data from it but not provided the details. authorities say 90 people remain in the hospital, 49 of them in intensive care one week after the terror attacks. the 32 people who died, 17 were from belgium and the rest from other countries. two mormon missionaries hurt in the attack returned to utah to continue their recovery. police still searching for one suspect. we have new details about that bizarre hijacking drama involving an egyptair flight. the suspect was described as psychologically unstable. they say the commandeering of the jetliner was not an act of terrorism but more like a family feud with his former wife. abc's terry moran with more. >> reporter: an airport security checkpoint early this morning in egypt.
man who would later allegedly hijack the egyptair flight. it's a thorough screening, he's clean. his real weapon -- determination. 6:36 a.m., the plane takes off from alexandria bound for cairo. an airbus a320 -- 55 passengers, seven crew on board on a 45-minute flight. but the plane diverts, heads north over the mediterranean. passengers are quietly told by crew members -- they're hijacked. farah el-dibany, was sitting near the front of the plane. >> what went through your mind? >> i thought we would either end up in the sea, he would just take the plane and crash it in the sea and we just die or that we would explode. >> reporter: about an hour and 20 minutes later, the plane lands in cyprus. the standoff begins. the suspect -- seif eldin mustafa, and he claims to be wearing an suicide belt packed with explosives. >> we still didn't think that he would leave, that he would let us go. we thought we were going to stay in the plane until they negotiate so we were still terrified.
>> reporter: mustafa demands to see his ex-wife, who lives in cyprus. soon he releases most of the passengers, and they board buses. but he keeps four passengers and seven crew as hostages. as the morning drags on, the president of cyprus briefs reporters on the hijacking, even jokes about it -- >> it's not something which has to do with terrorism. always there is a woman in the room. >> reporter: and then, nearly seven hours after this ordeal began, three more people leave the airplane, dashing away. and one man clambers out of a cockpit window in a daring escape. twenty minutes later, cyprus officials tweet -- it's over. mustafa comes down the stairs and is immediately taken into custody. no explosives. on the front pages of newspapers around the world, a picture of the hijacker next to one of his smiling hostages. authorities quickly determined mustafa didn't have a bomb. the explosives were just cell phone cases with wires sticking out of them. it was a lovelorn bluff and
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100 firefighters battling a tremendous fire at a recycling center in birpham, england. anyone nearby urged to stay inside and keep the windows shut because of the toxic fumes. apparently hazardous. now power to nearly 4,000 homes have been disconnected. no injuries have been reported. authorities say the fire started by accident. no criminal charges will be filed after a deadly balcony collapse in berkeley, california, last year as 13 people gathered for a birthday party. six students from ireland died and seven others injured. after an extensive nine-month investigation authorities found in sufficient evidence to file charges. dry rot caused the collapse. >> now to the woman caught in a scandal that brought down the head of the cia speaking out for the first time. >> jill kel little is revealing
that forced general petraeus to resign. >> it was a shock today. >> general david petraeus resigns. >> reporter: it was a political sex scandal in 2012 that read like a hollywood spy thriller. >> breaking news on the cia sex scandal. >> the new mystery tonight about what really happened and when. >> reporter: the cia director and retired four-star general resigning in disgrace after an fbi investigation into an extramarital affair. and the general's mistress, his by the waygrapher, paula broadwell accused of cyberstalking several of his friends and colleagues. >> describe for us the moment that will general petraeus admitted to you who the stalker was. >> i saw him break down. and he immediately looked at me in the eyes and said, it's paula broadwell. >> reporter: one of broadwell's alleged targets jill kelley, a well connected honorary ambassador for high ranking military generals stationed as the
the top commander in the war in afghanistan, general john allen. >> how is it that you got so enmeasured in the personal lives of some of the most powerful men in this country? >> i was very close to their wives. they were my best friends. >> you were portrayed as the vixen, the femme fatale. >> right. >> set the record straight. did you have a romantic relationship with general petraeus? >> no. >> did you ever have an affair with general allen. >> never with anybody in my life. i'm so happily married. >> in her newly released back "collateral damage," kelly revealing dozens of e-mails and dismissing claims she inappropriately touched the cia director at an easter dinner 2012. >> it never happened. sadly, nothing was the same after that. that's when the stalking started happening. >> you were in her mind the other woman. >> i don't know why. >> reporter: she says she and her husband scott began receiving threatening e-mails in the
pinpoint her location, tracking her meetings with generals, specifically petraeus. >> reporter: where did you think it was coming? >> i didn't know. i thought is it a terror group? organized crime. >> do they want to harm us. >> reporter: you thought you were in danger. >> i was scared for my life. >> reporter: that's when he she says she went to the fbi for help. >> reporter: you describe a pretty harrowing incident of vog fbi officials. >> they told me miss kelly, get in the car immediately. they were trying to make knee say i had an affair with general allen and petraeus. >> reporter: you triggered an investigation that brought down two of the country's top generals. >> general pet trait trayious didn't know his stalker was his mistress. general allen didn't know he was having an affair. i found out when the whole world found out. >> did you feel betrayed? >> i feel sorry for david. in his
difficult situation where he had a very unhappy ex-girlfriend and the most amazing job in the world and friends who are now being stalked. >> reporter: if you could send a message to paula, wold you say? >> i really have nothing to say to her. i wish she never sent those e-mails. i hope she's in a better place today. >> juju chang, abc news, new york. we should note paula broadwell was never charge and she did not respond to abc's news request for comment. general petraeus also had no comment. >> neither did general john allen who was never accused of wrongdoing. the fbi has previously denied kelly's claim of an suv interrogation. moving on, coming up in our next half hour, new details about the pilot accuses of running a prostitution ring. how he managed to run a dozen brothels while flying for a commercial airliner. >> first a member of the national guard suffering from a life-threatening illness sends a
every day to find furniture, pets, people but a national guard member and his family were looking for something a bit more elewisive. >> yeah, that something a kidney for example. dustin brown needed a life-saving transplant. so he posted a plea to facebook and a fellow soldier came to his aid. abc's steve osunsami with this wonderful story. >> reporter: anyone who's suffered an illness that could take your life understands how grateful dustin brown is . we were with him as he was hoping to leave emory university hospital in a great deal of pain but with a new kidney that he literally found on facebook. a georgia family, organ recipients themselves, posted this photo of the 28-year-old national guardsmen, and his family. "my name is dustin brown," and "i need a kidney." >> how long after you posted it did you hear from temple? >> i think it was the next day. 44-year-old temple jeffords didn't know brown at all, but read his story on facebook, and was willing to give a kidney to a soldier in need.
>> one of the things that i noted was that he was a medic. and you know, doc takes care of you, you take care of doc. >> reporter: it was a match, and the surgery was friday. this wife will get her husband back, this son will get his father. >> he asked us if superheroes were real? and he goes, "is temple a superhero?" we said yes. >> steve so sun sammy, abc news, atlanta. >> brothers in arms are always brothers no matter what. >> that certainly was the case with that particular case. the facebook page that matched them is our daddy needs a kidney team calloway. pretty much sums it up. who knew that that would make a difference just putting a posting there on facebook like that. >> it wouldn't have been my first thought to go on to facebook. not conventional. november of 2014, he was preparing to deploy as a medic. that's when the army national guard that he was with, he was diagnosed with end stage of renal failure and managed to turn this around by getting that match. >> yeah. just in time. good deal. coming up
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this morning on "world news now," facing charges, donald trump's campaign manager accused of battery. how trump and his political challengers are speaking out. >> explosive crash. the collision involving a transit bus and street racers caught on camera. the flames, the amazing rescues, and questions about safety. and new this half hour, winter storm warnings at the end of march. >> from heavy snow to hail storms and waterspouts threatening millions. the forecast shows march for many is going out like a lion. >> and later in "the skinny," a legal drama for william shatner, and this is not part of a hollywood script. the complaint against the actor that could cost him millions of dollars. it's wednesday, march 30th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."