‘Nightline’ Daily Line, Sept. 26: JK Rowling Exclusive

By ABC News

Sep 26, 2012 4:10pm

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6:58 p.m. ET: So what is the USDA’s solution for solving students’ healthy lunch complaints?

Snacks!

Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the Obama Administration is working with school districts to create snack programs and encouraging parents to pack extra food for their active students to munch on before football practice or band rehearsal.

Read his full comments HERE and watch the latest on “Nightline” tonight

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5:15 p.m. ET: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney confirmed today that the president believes the deadly assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was a “terrorist attack,” a term Obama has not yet used in his characterization of the violence.

“It is our view as an administration, the president’s view, that it was a terrorist attack,” Carney told reporters.

Read the full story HERE

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Libyans walk on the grounds of the gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (Ibrahim Alaguri/AP Photo)

3:17 p.m. ET: Rare $200,000 ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ guns go up for auction on Sept. 30 at the RR Auction held at the Crown Plaza Nashua in New Hampshire.

One of the revolvers is nicknamed “the squat gun” because Bonnie was squatting on it at the time of her death. Read the full story HERE

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2:00 p.m. ET: Extreme skier Glen Plake of California was among the survivors of the Himalayan avalanche that killed eight people last weekend, and told the Associated Press that he is “probably the luckiest person in the world.”

Read the full story HERE 

“Nightline” caught up with Plake in 2010 on the slopes of California’s eastern Sierras. Watch what happens:

 

12:08 p.m. ET: DEVELOPING: The United States delegation to the United Nations is boycotting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech to the U.N General Assembly today to protest the anti-Israel views Ahmadinejad has perpetuated this week during in a spurt of media interviews.

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Read the full story HERE

10:55 a.m.ET: “Nightline” anchor Cynthia McFadden on set at “Good Morning America” promoting her upcoming exclusive with J.K. Rowling:

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9:50 a.m. ET: TONIGHT on Nightline: Cynthia McFadden’s exlcusive interview with author J.K. Rowling, who talks about her new book, “The Causal Vacancy.”

“We have an adult character in the book who has obsessive compulsive disorder [OCD],” Rowling said, “These are things I know from the inside. … When I was in my teens I had issues with OCD.”

Read the full story HERE

 

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