‘Nightline’ Daily Line, Oct. 17: Video Shows Drunk, Stoned US Security Contractors

By ABC News

Oct 17, 2012 4:51pm

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5:01 p.m. ET: ‘BINDERS’ UPDATE: Mitt Romney’s troubles with his “binder full of women” comment isn’t over as Massachusetts women are challenging his version of how he got that binder and his record of hiring top women managers. Check out the full story.

4:36 p.m. ET: Authorities today arrested a “lone actor” who thought he was about to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in New York City’s crowded Financial District on behalf of al Qaeda but instead discovered he was the target of a law enforcement sting. Full article here, video below:

4:10 p.m. ET: LANCE ARMSTRONG UPDATE: Anheuser-Busch has decided not to renew their relationship with Armstrong when their current contract ends at the end of this year, a company spokesman said. They will continue to support the Livestrong Foundation and its cycling and running events, he added.

3:34 p.m. ET: Man in Alleged Iran-Backed D.C. Assassination Plot Pleads Guilty — The man accused of plotting with the Iranian military to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, D.C. pleaded guilty today. Iranian-American Manssor Arbabsiar was arrested in late September 2011 for his alleged role in what U.S. officials said at the time was a plot to commit a “significant terrorist attack in the United States.” Click on headline above for full story from The Blotter.

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2:32 p.m. ET: “A palpable sense of dislike” marked last night’s debate, according to ABC News’ Jake Tapper. If you missed all or some of the debate, here’s a great picture story with the highlights from Byron Wolf: Top Moments From Townhall Debate.

 

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1:43 p.m. ET: BREAKING: Lance Armstrong’s disgrace amid doping charges reached a new level after his biggest sponsor, Nike, announced that it was severing its 16-year relationship with the cycling star as he stepped down as chairman of his foundation, Livestrong.

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12:05 p.m. ET: EXCLUSIVE: Cellphone video recorded earlier this year at an operations center of a U.S. security contractor in Kabul, Afghanistan appears to show key personnel staggeringly drunk or high on narcotics, in what former employees say was a pattern of outrageous behavior that put American lives at risk and went undetected by U.S. military officials who are supposed to oversee such contractors.

Read the full story HERE and watch the report on “Nightline” tonight. To get a taste of what’s to come, watch:

10:33 a.m. ET: Candidates on the Couch: ABC News’ senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper spoke with psychoanalyst Dr. Justin Frank about what President Obama and Mitt Romney’s pasts can say about their debate performances. Watch what happened:

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