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could make a huge difference in people's lives. in the world of really bad ideas, i got to believe this is really close to the top of that list. jason mcdonald, 35 years old, the guy inside t-rex, has obviously worked with these gators before. because he's in the costume, it may be hard to recognize jason, but he's been on our show before. nice guy. you guys may also recognize the gator, if you look closely. that's morris from dr. doolittle and happy gilmore. >> so good to see him getting work. >> it looks like jason issage stating morris. jason says we do this to morris to make him work for his food a little bit. he's a bit of a chubby gator.
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he's been fed quite easily over the years. so he just gives him a little exercise, makes him work for the food before he just tosses that fish into his mouth. >> he obviously knows how to be around these animals. he's not being reckless. he's just being -- >> he's being rex-less. >> thankfully nobody gets hurt here. everything went off without a hitch. now let's move on over to another scary, terrifying encounter. in fact, encounters that have been happening all across the country. little frenchy here lurking around a parking garage, terrifying everybody that comes in contact with him. this guy is so scared. he's trying to escape at any and all costs. >> now, what happens is the clown makes contact. >> that is hilarious. >> it's a prank. >> pretty funny prank from our friends. just poking some fun at the clown epidemic.
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sinex, the congestion, pressure, pain to clear your head... ...medicine. video just in showing flames shooting from the engine of a new york bound plane. that's not what you want to see on your plane. the air bus just left argentina when small explosions erupted from the engine, and the packed plane returned to the airport and landed safely. >> thank goodness for that. a school bus in texas hit the road filled with voters. >> one group of dallas high school students will likely never forget it. the dallas station was there. >> reporter: it's not every day you see a school bus pulling up to a polling place carrying two dozen students ready to vote for the first time. >> i am so excited today that we brought a bus load from cedar hill high school to vote today.
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>> reporter: first time anyone can remember cedar hill high school bussing kids to vote. the other place, mountain creek library in dallas, some may not have been able to get here on their open, and others just excited to vote for the first time among classmates and friends. >> it's actually good that we can experience this, not just as app individual, but as a whole class, our whole senior class. >> reporter: students talking about the election in class, and in a contentious campaign season, we were anxious to make their voices heard. >> i made a difference. that's what went through my head, and my mom's going to be proud, and my dad, and i voted, yeah. >> i finally voted, and it was -- i mean, it was really good. >> reporter: teachers and volunteers registered 70 students to vote this year. they hope it'll inspire these teens to become part of the political process for years to come. >> makes me so happy to see these young people having the motivation to get out and vote. and just because they are our
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future. >> the school says it has such an overwhelming reception from students on this they hope to do it again next presidential election. in dallas, monica hernandez, channel 8 news. >> early voting in the dallas area has more than doubled from the previous presidential election. thanks to monica hernandez there at wfaa. coming out, how a drug addict on skid row turned himself into the owner of a juice empire. >> a man's amazing journey from homelessness and destitution to millionaire status. that's next. "world news now"
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well, we've seen plenty of inspiring stories about people turning their lives around, but nothing at all like the man you're about to meet. >> a a few years ago, he was a drug addict on skid row in los angeles, and today, he's the owner of a multimillion dollar juice empire. we're up all night line with nick watt. >> reporter: skid row, los angeles. >> why you here? >> just talking. >> why? >> we're here because for a year and a half, this was his home. >> i'm not scared of any of this
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stuff. i can handle myself, but the smell i'm now sweating, you know. >> bringing you back? >> bringing me back. >> reporter: life as a destitute, helpless. >> teeth rotting, and you have a smell on your body that is so disgusting that it's unbearable. the only thing that you can do at that point is get high. >> reporter: that was 13 years ago. he now has a juice and smoothie empire, some like organic, based in malibu. >> sure. thank you. >> reporter: i'm getting a mildy culty feeling, not in a bad way. >> i'll take it. >> reporter: 200 employees, six stores, two more coming, and devoted celebrity following, no more smacking crack. it's smoothies now.
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>> bananas in there? >> all organic? >> beet pollen, seeds. >> almond butter. >> we're in malibu now. >> you're deaf netdefinitely in. >> refrequentive of an addictive personality. >> i appreciate you being polite, but you can say it, i'm an addict through and through. it's not going to change. >> reporter: his daily fix? hot yoga and that stuff. >> that's the million dollar smoothie, vegan, and goat's clost rum. >> reporter: he wrote a book, i forgot to die. >> to let people know they can change, if you truly want to, you can change. >> reporter: finally, he truly wanted to. found sobriety and juice. >> my friend, shawn, he would bring me juice and ginger and
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raw macadamia nuts when i was newly sober and nursed me. >> reporter: it worked. he met haley. >> not everybody can open a chain of juice stores. >> it's not just juices and superfoods, but it's a healthy lifestyle that stave esaved my life. >> reporter: l.a. has many juice bars, many fail, but not this one. why has it worked? >>. >> because it's authentic. it's real. >> reporter: nightline in los angeles. >> that is very goods. >> thank you. thank you so much. >> i like to hear that. it is inspiring. someone who had fallen so far can come back and make something huge -- >> absolutely. >> we can all make something happen. >> we can. skid row is, like, blocks and blocks of homeless people. my first chat with abc, done with the live chat, wow, i made it, i'm at the network, a homeless guy came up to me,
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it's a weekend, and that means we're about to have fun as r. kelly would say. >> my first insomniac theater. >> you always remember your first. >> yes. >> two movies opening this week, so we start with? >> a documentary. we start with leonardo dee c dicaprio's documentary following the actor to study the effects of climate change, speaking with figures like president obama, pope francis, and tech innovator elan mosque. >> this is the most important question of our time, the question is, can we change our course in time? >> you need a hundred to get back, transition to sustainable energy. >> that would make the united states, the whole world all
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energy. >> that's sensationble. >> despite 65% approval, the critics are mixed. before the flood may not tackle too much new ground, but it's ability to assemble such a watchable and comprehensive account gives it an undeniable energy. the film's erases the role of popular agitation in social change. i don't know what that means. i think it means enough with the celebrities in which people tell us what to think, just get our anger in line. get in formation as queen b. said. >> absolutely. save your money and watch it on nat geo this weekend. >> an important topic. i love him, my fantasy husband, not that my real husband is not a fantasy. >> a trail of clues to dante to save the world in "inferno," ron
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howard directed brown's best selling novel. hanks racing across europe to recover memories and stop a millionaire from unleashing a virus to wipe out half the world's population. >> it's dante's inferno. >> defined hell 700 years ago. why dante? why this map of held? >> someone created a plague. >> even with that star power right now, can't save inferno from critics who just panned the film. it's a 21% splat on rotten tomatoes saying the endless chasings blur two-hour postcard for italian travel. >> there's something wrong with a movie that makes you envy a squashed corpse. >> ouch. >> ouch. >> i think you got it wrong. that's not tom hanks. it's bill murray. >> looked like bill murray. >> that's the news this half hour. follow us
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this morning on "world news now," a scary landing for pence and reporters covering the republican vice presidential nominee. >> the plane skids off a runway at a busy new york runway. details of what brought the plane to a stop. >> that said, both presidential candidates full speed ahead. donald trump hitting hillary clinton about new revelations in wikileak e-mails, and clinton gets superstar support on the campaign trail curtesy the first lady. then dozens arrested in a tense protest over a pipeline project. the scene erupting when demonstrators and police clashed, and someone allegedly firing shots at authorities. and what can big brains do? rocket scientists carve pumpkins that are out of the this world. that's a pumpkin.
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that's in the mix this friday, october 28th. a reminder, just three days until halloween. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> what can't they do? >> yeah, you know, it makes my little pumpkins at home look quite quaint. >> my pumpkins i have not tried carving. leaving you over there. we start with serious news and a scare here in the new york area. right on the campaign trail, rather, a plane carrying the republican vice presidential nominee, mike pence, skidding off a runway in new york. >> let's take a look at the scene at laguardia airport hours ago. the ntsb is sending a go team to figure out what went wrong. now, those teams are reserved for major accidents. >> look how bad this could have been. the plane stopped at a barrier just feet from the busy highway that runs past the airport there at laguardia. that's when the emergency crews jumped into action. >> we have -- >> reporter: that emergency
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involving the campaign airplane of republican vice presidential nominee mike pence. the front wheels of the boeing 737 coming to a stop several feet off the runway after what was a terrifying landing in rough weather. abc reporter among the 48 on board. >> felt a big bump upon landing and the plane skid off the runway. >> reporter: the powerful storms in new york already caused the plane's departure from iowa to be severely delayed. the governor waited by tossing a football on the tarmac with his daughter and staffers. no one could imagine the rough flight ahead. passengers said the aircraft appeared to fish tail after hitting the ground at laguardia. >> a little rattled, everyone's safe. there's no apparent damage to the plane. the governor talked to us, and asked us if everyone was okay, and that's when we realized something was wrong because he told us that there was mud on his windows in the front. >> reporter: within a minute, emergency crews en route to the
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aircraft. >> off the runway on the right side of the arrester bed. it looks to be in tact. we are on the scene. >> reporter: arrester beds working as designed, stopping the jet after it left the runway and preventing it from hitting a highway. moments later, governor pence exiting the aircraft, then a short time later, sending out this tweet. so thankful everyone on our plane is safe. grateful for our first responders and the concern and prayers of so many. back on the trail tomorrow. overnight, governor pence gave reporters the thumbs up arriving as hit manhattan hotel. >> and that, by the way, second hard landing of the day. hillary clinton also tweeted saying that she was glad everyone on board was safe. you have to remember that his wife and his daughter was on board that plane with him, what a frightening scene there. >> scary moments. >> yeah. after that landing, pence cancelled his appearance at a fundraiser in trump tower, but back on the trail today. >> donald trump was among the
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first people pence spoke with by phone after exiting the plane, and trump addressed the incident at a rally in ohio. >> i just spoke to our future vice president, and he's okay. did you know he was in a big accident with a plane? the plane skidded off the runway and was pretty close to grave, grave danger, but i just spoke to mike pence, and he's fine. they are out. everybody's fine. everybody's fine. >> well, that was trump at his third rally of the day. seizing on two issues right now, and it's gaining traction as the campaign comes to a close including the obamacare premium hike he called a catastrophic event for working families, especially in ohio, and the latest batch of hacked e-mails from hillary clinton's campaign, raising new questions about the clinton foundation, and personal gain for the former president. >> hillary clinton made no mention of the latest wikileaks
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revelation as she campaigned in north carolina alongside first lady michelle obama. >> clinton spent her entire speech praising the first lady, and michelle obama in the meantime applauded her in return and also slammed donald trump saying his vision is grounded in hopelessness as well as dispair. we got more now from abc. >> they walked out together to cheers and a hug. first lady michelle obama and hillary clinton -- >> seriously, is there anyone more inspiring than michelle obama? and maybe it's especially meaningful to me because i do know something about being first lady of the united states. >> reporter: former rivals with a shared bond. >> among the many real privileges i've had is to see the president and the first lady
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dance. oh, wow, one could only hope. >> i say this everywhere i go, i admire and respect hillary. yeah. that's right. hi hillary doesn't play. she has more experience and exposure to the presidency than any candidate in our lifetime, and, yes, she happens to be a woman. >> reporter: but outside, a shadow over the campaign. another batch of hack eed wikileaks e e-mails. abc has not independently confirmed them, and the campaign will not comment on individual documents. the new revelation about the clinton foundation. this 2011 memo from bill
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clinton's long time aide reveals how he pressured companies to donate to the foundation, and also to pay the former president millions for things like speeches. in the case of one donor, he describes, quote, a foundation relationship that evolved into a personal business relationship for president clinton. he even had a term for it, bill clinton, inc. the white house announcing that president obama will be out on the campaign trail nearly every day during the final week of this campaign. never before in recent history has a president campaigned this much for the person hoping to succeed him. abc news, winston-salem, north carolina. turning to other news. in north dakota, more than 100 people have been arrested during an operation to force pipeline protesters off of private land. demonstrators clashed with police setting fires to tires and throwing objects. one woman was air forrrested fo allegedly firing shots at police. protesters say the pipeline
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ruined drinking water and would disturb pure yal sites. a national wild life rescue in oregon, they claimed the takeover was an act of civil diso bead yaps. the standoff started in january and lasted six weeks. they still face charges in nevada from a 2014 standoff with federal agents in a case involving their father. president obama has commuted the sentences for an additional 98 federal inmates, all were imprisoned for drug crimes and nearly half serving life sentences. the president granted early releases to 688 inmates this year. that, by the way, is the most commutations granted by a president in a single year. a big payout in the defamation case filed by penn state against one of the school's former assistant football coaches. mike mcquery sued the school saying he was defamed in the
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wake of the sandusky child molestation case. he sought more than $4 million in lost wages and other damages. a jury awarded him more than $7 million. a judge still must decide on other claims he's making against the school, which is not commenting on the case. amtrak pays out more than a quarter billion dollars to settle claims from last year's deadly crash in philadelphia. a judge approved the $265 million settlement, eight people were killed then, and more than 200 others injured when a train heading from washington to new york city derailed on a curve. it was traveling at more than double the 50 miles per hour speed limit. well, surely after announcing it would eliminate 9% of the work force, twitter is making another cost-cutting move. the social media giant says it's shutting down vine, it's mobile video app allowing users to share six second videos on a loop. even with the vine app, twitter is struggling to keep pace with
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rivals facebook, snapchat, and instagram. call it almost 43 million self selfie. the stress on the almost. this katrina in front of a slot machine saying she won $43 million. >> of course, she thought of the ways to spend that money. >> oh, yeah. >> but the excitement didn't last long because the casino told her that the slot machine malfunctioned, and that she was only entitled to $2.25. >> no. this would have. fighting words. >> oh, yeah. >> single mother of four thought about how she'd give millions back to her community. she now plans to sue the resort world casino in new york. i mean, other than giving back to the community, she thought about a new -- >> the house and the -- and four kids, that's a lot of kids through college, clothes, new shoes. ooem not a lawyer, but i got to think it's a case here. she took a picture with that machine saying she won that
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amount of money. >> would be proof. >> you know, maybe she'll send us a thank you. >> if you do get a payout, help a brother and sister out. >> reach us at abc. >> yeah. >> smash and grab, similar instances of similar crimes, and police wonder if there's a link. plus, diane sawyer reporting, going behind prison walls to talk to those now doing time for trying to join isis. >> find us on facebook at w wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." you may think you can put off checking out your medicare options until you're sixty-five, but now is a good time to get the ball rolling. keep in mind, medicare only covers about eighty percent of part b medical costs. the rest is up to you. that's where aarp medicare supplement insurance plans
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iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people out of villages near the front lines of the battle to retake mozul. this as isis mill tamts use human shields. this is according to u.s. officials and aide agencies. iraqi forces also discovered a bomb making facility in a village near mozul that was recently retaken from militants. speaking of the battle against isis, it's not just taking place on the front lines, an alarming number of young americans are enticed by the group. >> diane sawyer was let inside a federal prison to interview once a star student. >> reporter: two honor students, a cheerleader, a soccer player, a math thieacher, her dad a
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military veteran, and now the high school stars are prisoners, guilty of charges for providing material support to isis. have you ever been arrested before? >> no, ma'am, not at all. ever been in trouble? >> no. >> nothing? >> no, ma'am. i mean, i was, like -- >> one of the friend quoted saying, he was the guy never in a bad mood. >> that is true. >> they met in college. he says his first serious romance. and he says, at the time, he had fallen into a depression. she admitted instigatining interest in isis. they watched isis videos online. >> these videos are dangerously inspirational. >> it made sense to you? >> that's how they showed themselves, as rebuilding towns, feeding the poor. >> when you're seeing beheadings of aide workers? >> i mean, yeah, i heard about them, but i never did see the
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videos. >> reporter: he and his girlfriend write messages to people they think are recruiters, but, in fact, it's the fbi arresting them at the airport. >> you were willing to kill in the name of isis? >> once i got there, i would have seen a whole different kind of picture, not what i thought it was. >> you thought you were willing to do that, kill americans? >> no. it was more just, you know, i want to help as much as i can. >> today, he says he wants to warn parents their smart kids can have secrets and a seriously skewed version of the world. >> fascinating look there. on the one hand, young people are so impressionable, but you got to pay attention to what's happening in the world, propaganda's one thing, but real life -- >> you never know. both honor students, very well-connected in the world. she was a cheerleader, he played soccer. i mean that says apple pie as it gets.
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>> absolutely. look at it one way, they were lucky to have gotten caught and sentenced because their fate would have been far worse had they traveled and joined the ranks of isis. >> true, 8 years and 12 years in prison. coming up, the irs scam targeting every american with a phone. americans have already been billed $300 million, and how they are doing it and what to know before you say anything to anyone identifying themselves as the irs. but first, the crooks who aren't using phones, but hammers to smash and grab. the rash of robberies across at least two states, and it's all caught on video. that's coming up next. "world news
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recapping the breaking news story this morning, the campaign plane carrying mike pence skids off a runway in new york city during a hard landing at laguardia airport. the impact destroyed part of the tarmac as you can see there. none of the 48 people on board was hurt. the indiana governor is fine. you see him there heading into his hotel late last night. the incident on "gma" later on this morning. we'll hear from him. >> so glad he's doing okay. >> yeah. we'll talk about it. police in two states dealing with a fresh rash of smash-and-grab robberies. >> and it's not just jewelry stores, marcy gonzalez has more. >> reporter: thieves masked with helmets and armed with hammers breakthrough display cases in florida tuesday, filling their bags and getting away on motorcycles. the third smash-and-grab
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burglary caught on camera in just a week. the other two in philadelphia. here you see a man slamming the display case of a wireless store with a hammer on wednesday loading up the back back with cell phones, and, tuesday, again in philadelphia, cameras captured an suv backing into the front of the high end clothing store, suspects in the car, and mother say deez across the street get out, break the glass, and run into the store with hooded sweatshirts hiding face as they get away with suits and accessories worth $45,000. >> any tip that ke with, you know, get from the public will help us in solving this crime here and finding out who the individuals are responsible for this. >> reporter: police are still searching for suspects in all three cases. abc news, new york. >> theft is bad, but e love how low tech this is in today's high-tech world. just get a hammer and go in.
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start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. so we're back with breaking news here in the mix. the guys at jpl in california from nasa who have landsed robots on a comet as well as taken us to mars, has now achieved something even greater. >> very serious. going to change humanity for a while. >> it is. >> it's a pumpkin carving contest. >> yes, that's it. >> just to let you know. >> that's what the scientists -- >> but but, despite that setup. it's a fantastic amazing feat. these guys are real, like, rocket engineers and scientists and understand mechanics, apparently. lady pac-man and baby pac-man pumpkin. it was a political contest. favorite one is coming up. this is for the audience. now, the esteemed accomplished
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journalists we are, we can't efficiently out which one won. if anybody in our audience can figure out which one of these entries won, can you tweet us? we are dying to know. >> they are are all winners. >> that's a tornado. this is my favorite, the barbecue with the squash pig. that was my vote. >> looks yummy. >> good to know they have that much time on their hands. >> polka! >> in the haunted hotel in brooklyn, new york. ♪ squeaks, moans, squeaky floors, clowns behind the doors ♪ snot that ♪ that's the halloween polka ♪ monsters ring your bell ♪ let them go to the neighbors ♪ that's the halloween polka ♪ this is spooky, a nightmare i'll relive ♪ ♪ do you like blood ♪ oh, positive.
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this morning on "world news now," just feet to spare. that's how close vice presidential nominee mike pence's campaign plane came from a major highway here in new york. new details this morning of a landing everyone on board says they will never forget. also, donald trump making a new claim about the incident on the bus that sparked such anger over how he spoke about women. the republican nominee now considering legal action over the entirire episode just 11 da to go before the election. and new this half hour, a major cocaine seizure on the high seas. thousands of pounds of the drug captured by the coast guard from a self-propelled submarine. authorities say it's part of their best year to date. and captait is captivated t
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interpret for days. is this bill murray, or is this tom hanks? the answer revealed in the skinny on this friday, october 28th. it's a mystery. >> i have a vote. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> it is this year's blue dress versus yellow dress. >> it was gold. >> blue dress. >> i think that's tom hanks, but he's my favorite, so i could be projecting that. >> who do you think it is? tweet us. was that tom hanks or bill murray? thoughts and why. during the skinny, we'll let you know the answer. >> there's an answer to this unlike the stupid dress question. >> there was an answer. it was blue. >> i do agree. it was blue and black. >> now that that's settled,
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let's get to the breaking news of the day. the airplane scare, and the ntsb is investigating after the jet skidded off a runway at new york's laguardia airport. >> a concrete barrier prevented the incident from being worse. you see the concrete is torn up. the barrier stopped the plane from sliding on a busy highway feet from the airport. here's more. >> reporter: the charter 737 carrying vp mike pence caked in mud, dozens of feet behind the runway where the plane landed and landed hard. an abc news producer apart of the pool on board. >> feels like you'd think. the plane was wobbling. it was not braking. it was -- there was a lot of noise. things starting falling off, and the overhead compartments, and you could tell. >> i hear a noise, and there was a trump-pence plane, noise, screeching, stop right here. >> reporter: officials won't say
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how fast it was going when it overshot the runway stopping several hundred feet in front grand central parkway in front of beds that act like quick sand to stop a jetliner in its tracks. >> served the purpose they did tonight, slow down an aircraft approaching the end of the runway. they served their purpose. we're not speculating on the incident. >> reporter: no injuries and no panic. the port authority pulled a staircase up to the plane to evacuate on the tarmac. pence, himself, took pictures with first responders before climbing into the motorcade and driving away. he skipped the fundraiser, and arrived with a thumb's up at the midtown hotel. you can see a large emergency presence here at the side of runway 22 at laguardia airport as they set up lights. the ntsb on the way here to new york to investigate exactly what caused this incident and until they get that plane out of there, one of only two runways here in laguardia airport will be shut down. that means big delays here, and possibly across the country. abc news, new york.
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>> a long weekend ahead for travelers. our thanks to josh there. as mike pence gets back to campaigning today, donald trump is holding rallies in three states. >> the race tightening in battlegrounds, he takes aim on wikileaks e-mails how money was raised for the clinton foundation. tom llamas is on the campaign trail. >> reporter: donald trump latching on to the new wikileaks revelation about the clinton foundation and money making enterprise referred to as bill clinton inc. >> if the clintons were willing to play this fast and loose with their enterprise, when they were not in the white house, just imagine what they'll do given the chance to once again control the oval office. >> reporter: trump in battleground ohio, three rallies in the must-win state.
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>> remember every time you see a clothes factory or a wiped out community in ohio, it was essentially caused by the clintons. >> reporter: after two weeks of early voting here, half a million ballots cast, 40% less than this point in 2012. experts say it could be fewer democrats turning out, helping trump, but he's having trouble shaking off the past like the feud with the gold star family he attacked after they appeared at the democratic national convention. george asking trump if he had any regrets. >> do you think you should have apologized to the khans? >> i have great respect for the khan family, great respect, a great hero, but if i were president at that time, captain khan would be alive today, george, because i wouldn't have been in iraq. >> reporter: this, though trump initially supported the war. hillary clinton calling him out. >> i don't understand how anyone would want to rub salt in the wounds of a grieving family.
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>> reporter: now on the campaign trail for clinton. >> this is the most cruel thing you can say to living parents, that if i was there, this would not have happened. >> reporter: as he enters the home stretch, trump leaning on family for help. >> does it make you want to get out there yourself and help him out in the final two weeks? >> we will see. my priority's my son, our son, and i might join him. we will see. >> she's actually going to make two or three speeches. >> okay. >> she's amazing when she speaks. >> reporter: trump making headlines after a speech in toledo, ohio, using the word "ghettos," describing the african-american community. now, if that indeed is the case, it's a phrase i've never heard him use, but if it is the case, it could affect him in ohio and across the country with african-american voters. a recent poll shows 4% of black voters plan on voting for him
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come election day. tom llamas, abc news, ohio. >> donald trump accuses nbc of breaking the law over the access hollywood tape he talk about groping and kissing women without their permission. on fox news last night, trump, again, dismissed the comments as locker room comments and said the network had no right to record him at that particular time. >> the microphone was not supposed to be on, not that it's an excuse for myself, but, certainly, it was an illegal act that was nbc. it was not supposed to be on. >> you think it was illegal what they did, putting the tape out? >> oh, absolutely. that was a private, you know, a private dressing room. >> well, trump also suggested he might sue nbc after the election. he's threatened to sue the women who accused him of sexual assault. >> president obama is campaigning for hillary clinton in florida today, but yesterday clinton shared the stage with his wife, first lady michelle
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obama joined clinton in a packed rally in winston-salem, north carolina addressing clinton's biggest crowd yet. they took turns ripping into donald trump and expressing mutual admiration for one another. >> is there anyone more inspiring than michelle obama? and maybe it's especially, especially meaningful to me because i do know something about being first lady of the united states. i admire and respect hillary. hillary doesn't play. she has more experience and exposure to the presidency than any candidate in our lifetime, and, yes, she happens to be a woman. >> the first lady also criticized trump for claiming the election is rigged. she said, in this country, voters decide who wins and loses, period.
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new revelations this morning about the money pouring into each campaign. donald trump repeatedly said he's going to put $100 million of his own money into his run for the white house. he still has more than $40 million to go just to meet that goal. filings show he contributed just $31,000 in all of october. as of last week, he had 16 million available in campaign cash, and hillary clinton had more than $60 million. a woman in california won a lawsuit stemming from the use of baby powder. she sued johnson and johnson claiming use of the company's powder caused her ovarian cancer, and now a jury in st. louis awarded her more than $70 million. they say they sympathize with the woman, but says it will appeal the jury's verdict. in san diego, the u.s. coast guard offloaded more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine taken from drug smuggers. 5600 pounds nabbed in september from a vessel meant for smuggling.
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they tried to sink it, and it's been a record setting year for the coast guard with nearly $6 billion worth of cocaine seized. an oregon woman got an unexpected surprise. first, her car was stolen, but then it was returned with an apology and some cash. >> yes. so erin posted this video on facebook in hopes of finding the alleged thief. it turns out, the woman who picked it up had instructions from a friend to pick up another red suburu in the same neighborhood. >> when that owner got erin's car instead, she returned the car with an apology note, $30 for gas, and returned the car when cops showed up, but it was sorted out and she was not arrested. >> that doesn't happen in new york. coming up, what's oprah not been up to? details of the newest project coming up in the skinny. >> frightening accounts from taxpayers the victims of a phone scam.
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federal authorities arrested nearly two dozen people across the u.s. and charged more overseas in connection with a major telephone scam targeting millions of americans. >> scammers have been reaching out and touching and grabbing more than $300 million from unsuspecting victims. here's the story. >> reporter: the caller was blueprint, claiming to be an irs officer, telling mary joe she owed back taxes and had to pay now.
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>> you have to buy a target tax voucher for the amount of $5600. >> i'm tax deficient, going to jail. >> by tomorrow morning, a revenue officer and deputy sheriff will be coming to your house. >> reporter: refusing to pay, and 15,000 victims in the u.s. duped into paying bogus tax claims, 300 million scammed by crooks in india, and this month, dozens arrested, accused of operating similar schemes and shakedowns can be dangerous. >> said i owed back taxes. if i didn't pay immediately, they were going to, had a warrant out for my arrest. >> reporter: james davis of colorado springs refused to pay, the scammer got revenge by impersonating him, calling 911 claiming a violent crime would take place at the davis home. >> two or three guys -- >> reporter: a a swat team descended seeing it was a hoax. >> they don't make calls demanding taxes be paid over the phone. if you get a call like that, hang up. abc news, washington. >> all right, when we come back,
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we'll switch gears and ask the question, what's oprah cooking up lately in her kitchen? >> what happens when you cross stringer things with charlie brown? the skinny's coming up next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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time for the skinny, and looking at oprah's latest project. >> you may recall the media mogul, this time last year, embarked on her latest weight loss journey with weight watchers, and, well, now, released the cover of her new cookbook. the title there, "food, health, and happiness." >> looks happy. it's a gorgeous winfrey laughing over a bowl of fruit and juice. that's what we picture her life like. every day. >> vertical lines make you look skinny. >> i heard that too. >> i don't believe it. winfrey says she was inspired to write the book after finally finding what worked for her body. that hopefully might work for millions of americans who are still struggling themselves.
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>> recipes are a collaboration with a number of chefs with dishes like unfried chicken and turkey chili. >> preorders now, and i should mention right now, thin spired is on amazon, paperback, and otherwise. >> e-book as well. i appreciate the plug. thanks, kendis, i'll tell you later. >> her book. next, celebrity departure from within abc news family. >> raven is leaving "the view" revealing she's busy developing a reboot of "that's so raven." >> calling it that so raven two, but admitted, so far, there's no official title. >> not just leaving have the the view," but new york going back west to l.a. she's excited and sad, but mostly excited and, of course, we wish her all the luck. i love her. next, the unlikely mashup of a brand new horror cult classic with a children's holiday classic. >> this is disturbing.
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this is what you get when you cross a netflix breakout stranger things, a hit this summer, with a charlie brown christmas. the new three minute short envisions charlie brown and the gang as the troubled kids from indiana. >> i think there's something wrong with me, dustin. i like that i'm not upside down hiding from monsters, anymore, but i'm not happy. e don't feel the way i'm supposed to feel. >> well, you're the only person i know who can be rescued from a mysterious paranormal universe and find a way to feel crummy about it. >> well, the short is set, of course, to vince's classic, charlie brown christmas sound track. means nothing to me. never saw stranger things. no idea. >> it is thee show of the year. >> heard it's scarry, and i'm easily frightened, so i stay away. >> no need to be scared. >> go to church. >> yes.
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finally, the photo we were talking about that's been breaking the internet lately and sparking heated arguments. >> the controversy vounds this photo posted to facebook, taken by a woman at a celebrity golf tournament in scot land showing who ross says is bill murray mimicking her crying baby. >> the picture around for years, but twitter on fire with people insisting it's not bill, but tom hanks. >> the woman, herself, has now confirmed that it's bill murray, but maybe she's confused and doesn't know who bill murray is and watching forest gump, like, i love bill murray. >> even now the internet will not take no for an answer. viewers who have chimed in on twitter saying tom hanks for sure. >> yes, shoutout to sam. >> yes, exactly. >> i'm with you, sam. looks like tom to me. coming up, our weekly friday rewind. politics, baseball. politics, baseball.
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♪ well, with just days to go before the presidential election, it's no surprise that the campaign has been dominating this week's headlines. >> but there's been quite a few other major stories, especially from overseas and the action playing out right here at home. making baseball history. here now is our weekly friday rewind. >> all of these liars will be sued after the election is over. >> go to gettysburg and say he's going to sue women who have made accusations against him, i'm going to keep talking about what we want to do. >> i guess i'm somewhat behind in the poll, but not by much. >> he's basically declaring defeat before the battle has even started.
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he's proving to the world what it means to have an unqualified commander in chief. >> you want to go back to the tapes on your show, recently? you are fascinated with sex, and you don't care about public policy. >> me, really? >> that's what i get from you tonight. >> you know what, mr. speaker, i'm not fascinated by sex, but i am fascinated by the protection of women and understanding what we're getting in the oval office. >> what's happening is that a effort tightening noose is around mosul. that's the plan we've long had. isil will be destroyed. >> we stood up together, and he was shooting at me, and i was shooting at him. >> this is all that's left of the semibehind us here. from witness accounts, it appears the big rig swallow the bus. >> in 35 years, never been to a crash where there's 13 confirmed fatal. it's tough, it's tough for all of us. >> no child should be walking down the hall or in the locker
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room and be accosted with a noose around their neck. this is 2016, not 1916. >> it's hard to believe. i'm in shock right now. >> the city let us know they are hungry for a moment like this, and we're just so excited to be a part of the team that gives them the opportunity to see a chicago cubs team in the world series. >> and that they will tonight because game three starts in wrigleyville, tickets going for $7,000. >> wow. >> you'd have to be on the field for that much. >> but it is history. >> it is. >> don't miss updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> coming up, much more here from abc news. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. flr abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, runway scare. a plane carrying vice presidential nominee mike pence skidding off the ru on board describing the terror. and the presidential candidates react to that accident as donald trump hints at suing nbc over the leaked "access hollywood" tape. plus, hillary clinton facing more trouble from leaked e-mails. we're live with the very latest. flip or flop under fire. the couple behind the hugely popular reality show accused ofrying off customers who attended their classes. this morning their first reaction to the accusations. and getting ready for game three. the world series heads to chicago where ticket prices are reaching super bowl prices.

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