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Harrison Ford as Han Solo in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”; Disney/Lucasfilm(LONDON) — You don’t break Han Solo’s leg on his own ship and get away with it.

A company has pleaded guilty in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens set accident that broke star Harrison Ford’s leg two years ago. The company, Foodles Production, a Disney subsidiary, admitted in court in London to health and safety breaches that led to the injury, The New York Times reports.

The accident occurred on the set of the Millenium Falcon, the smuggler’s ship Han Solo’s famously captains, when Ford was hit by a heavy hydraulic door. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was filmed in and around London, England.

The court will hand down a penalty in the incident August 22.

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Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Aaron Rodgers has finally spoken out about his brother, Jordan, competing on The Bachelorette.

Jordan has said on the current season of the ABC reality series that he is estranged from the Green Bay Packers quarterback; Aaron was absent when Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher met his family.

At one point, Jordan told Fletcher he didn’t think Aaron even knew he’d signed up for the show.

When asked by reporters at Packers training camp Tuesday about his younger brother and The Bachelorette, Aaron commented, “I haven’t seen the show, to be honest with you, so it hasn’t really affected me a whole lot,” ABC affiliate WISN-TV in Milwaukee reported.

However, Aaron chose not to discuss the status of his relationship with his brother.

“As far as those kinds of things go, I’ve always found that it’s a little inappropriate to talk publicly about some family matters, so I’m just — I’m not going to speak on those things, but I wish him well in the competition,” he said.

Jordan Rodgers is one of two finalists on The Bachelorette, along with Robby Hayes. Fletcher is expected to choose one of them on next Monday night’s season finale.

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The White House/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — John Hinckley, Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, has been granted “full-time convalescent leave” and will be released from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he has been in treatment.

A federal judge granted the leave, which will begin as early as Aug. 5, according to court documents. He is permitted to reside full-time in Williamsburg, Virginia, with his mother at her home.

While he lives full-time in Williamsburg, Hinckley is subject to certain conditions, and he will return for monthly outpatient therapy treatment in Washington. He will also be required to work or volunteer three times a week and participate in individual music therapy sessions at least one a month in Williamsburg.

Hinckley was ordered to stay out of contact with Jodie Foster, as it was said he shot Reagan as a way to impress the Hollywood actor. He must also stay away from the media and cannot make posts on the internet or access it. He is now allowed to contact his victims and their families, the president or vice president of the United States, and all members of Congress.

As part of the release, he is also required to abstain from alcohol and drugs. He is not allowed to own a weapon.

Whenever he is away from his mother’s residence, he must carry a GPS-enabled cell phone that is monitored by the Secret Service. He is not allowed to drive unaccompanied only within a 30-mile radius of Williamsburg, unless it is for the purpose of his monthly scheduled appointments in Washington, D.C.

Hinckley is also told he must complete a daily log of his activities while on leave that detail any of his work or volunteer hours, plus social interactions and treatments, and any errands or recreational activities.

After a full year to 18 months of his leave, his doctors will complete an updated risk assessment and will then adjust his treatment plans if it is warranted, according to court documents.

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Stockbyte/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) — Prosecutors dropped all charges against the remaining Baltimore police officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death, a court official confirmed to ABC News.

At the motion’s hearing for State v Garrett Miller Wednesday morning, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office decided not to prosecute the remaining cases related to the arrest and death of Gray. The gag order has been rescinded.

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The alleged hack into Democratic National Committee e-mails has heightened vigilance against cyber-attacks at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, according to the Secret Service.

“We are trying to be proactive in addressing the cyber threat,” Agent Kyo Dolan of the Secret Service told ABC News.

The Secret Service is leading a multi-layered effort to block potential hackers and other potential threats to the convention. The most visible part of the agency’s job, of course, is the physical protection of the candidates and the convention venue. There are the usual guards, gates and guns protecting the convention and its estimated 30,000 participants. But that’s hardly where the security ends.

Secret Service agents took ABC News behind the scenes in Philadelphia to show us some of the multi-layered, technological fortress that is in place to protect the convention’s critical systems, and computer networks.

“Every security enhancement available has been rolled out for the political conventions — some you can see, and some you can’t,” Dolan said.

To combat the cyber threat, agents and analysts have set up an extensive computer monitoring system to track internet activity around the convention — the command center at the convention in is close touch with the Secret Service monitoring center at headquarters in Washington. Agents closely watch various networks looking for any kind of abnormal or suspicious activity.

Dolan pointed out that national political conventions can make appealing targets for hackers.

“When our protected are on a national stage like this … they are attracting various personnel, various actors and adversaries that possibly want to either cause embarrassment, disrupt the evens, or cause –potentially—harm to our protesters.”

In addition to watching for cyber-attacks aimed at groups or individuals, agents are also on the alert for any internet activity that could threaten the critical systems of the Wells Fargo Center, the site of the convention.

Dolan agreed that it is no longer science fiction to worry about hackers being able to access internal system controls and cutting the power, or shutting off the flow of water.

“That capability is certainly possible,” Dolan said.

Added to the beefed up cyber-security, a tighter credentialing system has been put in place for this year’s conventions. Embedded in each plastic ID card issued is a chip that sends out a radio frequency that is picked up by scanners located at the various entry points.

“It’s automatically scanned,” Tonya Abbott of the Secret Service said of the new ID’s. “It’s not one of those where you have to physically scan.”

The scanners read the radio signal to confirm the person’s identity as they approach the entry, so the security personnel will know whether that person is cleared for entry — or not, even before they arrive at the door.

The back-to-back Republican and Democratic conventions posed a challenge to the Secret Service, but Dolan and other agents told us they are used to the pace. After they finish in Philadelphia this week, some will be headed off to Martha’s Vineyard, to protect President Obama as he heads off on a family vacation.

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ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance via satellite at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday evening.

“What an incredible honor that you have given me,” the Democratic presidential nominee told the crowd at the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia. “And I can’t believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.”

She added, “This is really your victory, this is really your night.”

Clinton, who made the unannounced, brief remarks, also said: “If there are any little girls out there who stayed up late to watch, let me just say I may become the first woman president but one of you is next.”

Earlier on Tuesday, delegates officially nominated Clinton as their party’s nominee — making her the first woman in U.S. history to become the nominee of a major political party.

Clinton’s video remarks followed a lengthy speech by her husband, Bill Clinton.

Hillary Clinton will deliver her own speech at the Democratic Convention on Thursday.

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L-R: Lena Dunham and America Fererra; Paul Morigi/WireImage(PHILADELPHIA) — Lena Dunham and America Ferrera joined forces on stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Tuesday night, accused Donald Trump of “making America hate again” in a tag-team speech focused on Trump’s rhetoric about women and Latinos.

Dunham, known for her HBO series Girls, and Ferrera, who now stars on NBC’s Superstore, portrayed Trump as a man who fostered divisions and demeaned women and minorities.

“Look, Donald’s not making America great again, he’s making America hate again,” Ferrera told the crowd.

“My body is a two,” Dunham said, referring to how she believed Trump would speak about her.

“And I’m a rapist,” Ferrera said, referring to Trump’s words about Mexican immigrants. The actress called herself “the proud child of Honduran immigrants,” and said that her childhood was difficult.

“Occasionally I needed a free meal to get through the school day,” she said, praising the type of social programs backed by Democrats.

Dunham spoke on behalf of women who were harmed by Trump’s rhetoric and said that the Republican nominee “takes us back to a time when women were meant to be beautiful and silent.”

“Let’s say with one voice that we all have worth,” Dunham said.

Meryl Streep and Scandal‘s Tony Goldwyn were among the other actors who addressed the DNC Tuesday.

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Conner Golden’s GoFundMe page(NEW YORK) — A college student who was injured by an explosive device in New York’s Central Park earlier this month has returned home and is recovering, his family said this week.

Connor Golden of Fairfax, Virginia, was climbing rocks in the park on July 3 with friends when the explosion badly mangled a portion of his left foot, resulting in the removal of his lower left leg and foot.

Golden, 19, had been recovering in a New York City’s Bellevue Hospital for the last few weeks.

“The Golden family is deeply grateful to the health care professionals in New York who cared for Connor and to the many individuals who made the family’s stay in New York as comfortable as possible,” according to a statement released by his family on Golden’s GoFundMe page.

The family has already raised more than $60,000 toward its $75,000 goal.

The NYPD believes the explosive had originally failed to detonate and was discarded, only to be accidentally discovered by Golden.

Police said there’s no indication the blast was terrorism-related.

NYPD is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for the arrest and indictment of the individual or parties responsible.

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ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — To so-called “Bernie-or-Bust” supporters who are adamant that they won’t vote for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, vice president Joe Biden said he’d offer the following message: “If you’re as moral and centered as you say you are, I know you can’t vote for Trump. I know.”

Biden’s comments came Tuesday during an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Clinton made history later that day as the first female major party nominee in the nation’s history when Bernie Sanders, her rival, threw his support behind her even as some of his supporters expressed their displeasure over the outcome of the highly competitive — and at times acrimonious — process leading up to the convention.

Asked what more needed to be done to unify the party, Biden replied: “I don’t think anything more has to be done, George. Look — think about it: They went out and busted their neck for the better part of a year. They came close.”

The vice president has a reputation as a working class, middle class man, and Stephanopoulos asked him to explain why Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appeared to have such appeal to that demographic.

“I think he has been very successful in playing on their fears. And there’s not been enough focus on playing on their hopes, appealing to their better angels,” Biden said.

Stephanopoulos mentioned Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence’s criticism that Democrats avoided mentioning the terror group ISIS on the first night of the party’s national convention.

The vice president responded that there were “a lot more speakers to come” and acknowledged that people — rich and poor — were concerned about ISIS, but he laughed at the idea that the Republican ticket knew how to effectively handle the situation.

“We have the single most significant homeland security of any country in the world. And what are they doing, Pence and Trump? What they’re doing is they’re breaking up our alliances. These guys don’t know what they’re talking about,” Biden said.

Trump has questioned whether, under his leadership, the United States would honor the collective defense agreement to its NATO allies should smaller member states come under attack from Russia. The remarks were met with shock and alarm at home and abroad.

It’s widely believed that Russian agents are behind a dump of emails that suggest officials in the Democratic National Committee considered ways to undermine Sanders’ candidacy. The information angered staunch Sanders supporters, with some experts suggesting that any resulting Democratic disarray could ultimately benefit Trump’s bid.

The Republican presidential nominee and billionaire businessman has had longstanding ties to Russia, and he has praised Russian President Vladimir Putin.

However, on Tuesday, he denied having business interests in Russia.

Russia has denied the hacking allegations.

If Russia was indeed trying to influence the outcome on the U.S. presidential election, it would be “totally consistent with who Putin is,” Biden said with a laugh.

“I’ve traveled over a million miles around the world just in the last seven and a half years. But I haven’t found a single world leader, ally, friend, who says, ‘Geez, it’s great. Maybe we’ll get a Trump presidency,’” Biden said, adding: “Oh, I think Putin doesn’t want a united NATO. I think he doesn’t want a united EU. I could see where a lot of our adversaries would think it’s better to have someone who doesn’t have any idea what they’re doing than have somebody as tough as Hillary.”

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason remembers the moment well when he was hailed as an NFL hero.

It was September 2006 and the Saints were back in the Superdome for the first time since Hurricane Katrina had ravaged the city.

Early in the game, Gleason blocked a punt, helping to clinch the win for his team and uplifting the community that had lost so much.

But in 2011, five years after that historic game, the once powerful NFL player had lost his ability to move, to talk and eventually, to breathe. Gleason was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. Often known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, it affects motor skills and has an average survival time of two to five years.

Then six weeks after the diagnosis, Gleason’s wife Michel Varisco found out she was pregnant with the couple’s son, Rivers.

“He had this terminal diagnosis, but we felt like we could walk on water,” Varisco told Good Morning America co-anchor Michael Strahan. “I just remember it was one of the happiest moments of both of our lives. Just knowing … we were going to have a baby, and this is going to happen.”

From that day forward, Steve Gleason made it his mission to record hundreds of videos for their unborn son, sharing life lessons he had learned along the way, while Gleason still had the ability to speak.

“I had some soaring and incredible moments on the football field, but I’ve had even more uplifting moments off the field since diagnosis,” he told Strahan.

In the end, Gleason recorded more than 1,300 hours of touching, heart-wrenching video diaries that are now part of a new documentary called Gleason, directed by Clay Tweel.

“I’ve tried to share not only my memories and my looks, but also my self-doubts and my shortcomings,” Gleason said.

“We could have made a movie that kind of glosses over the hard parts and just showed the hero parts and the easy parts,” Varisco added. “I feel like we wanted to show the truth. If we’re going to do this, we’re going to go all out and show the truth of our lives.”

day, Gleason relies on a ventilator to stay alive and a computer to speak. His wife said he researched a place where he can “voice bank” his actual speaking voice so he can sound more like himself when speaking though the computer.

“Then it goes to eye technology where he talks with his eyes but he’s talking a letter at a time,” Varisco said.

Gleason and his family’s next mission is the non-profit they created, with the help of some of his former teammates, to make sure all ALS patients have access to technology that gives them back their voices and improves their quality of life.

Last year, President Obama signed the Gleason Act, which would make this technology available through Medicare and Medicaid.

“Most of what ALS takes away technology can give back,” Gleason said.

For Team Gleason, just surviving isn’t enough. Their non-profit also provides patients with opportunities to travel and go on adventures – a reflection of the way Michel and Steve has always lived.

Gleason marked the one year anniversary of his diagnosis with a skydiving trip, followed by a trip to Machu Picchu. He could no longer walk by then, so his former Saints teammate Scott Fujita helped Gleason make the climb.

“I said, ‘like, 9,000 feet.’” Fujita said. “And he says, ‘yes.’ I said, ‘all right, don’t know how we’re going to do it, but it’s booked, we’re doing it.’”

“My NFL brother… told me after my diagnosis he would go with me to the ends of the Earth if necessary,” Gleason said. “He’s done that literally and figuratively.”

But the physical complications aside, the Gleason documentary focuses on Gleason being a father to his young son while struggling with ALS.

“I often feel inadequate as a father,” Gleason said. “Fortunately, because of this … technology and an equally bad— care crew, I’m able to be very involved in Rivers’ life… I pick up Rivers every day from school. I’m at all of his practices. I get to help get him ready for bed at night.”

“He’s got to try harder than any other dad because he can’t talk,” Varisco added. “Rivers is fast. He’s slow. I mean, it’s just difficult. It’s easy to quit, and Steve is not a quitter.”

Although the film is full of emotional moments, the family shares a lot of laughter too.

“You’ve got to do something,” Varisco said. “And we’re both funny. We’re funny people I think. So laughing has been one of the best solutions to get through this.”

“I’d like to say I’m a naturally funny dude,” Gleason continued. “But in reality, I think I just have no choice. Humor is definitely healing. So I think we’ve tried to use it that way.”

Gleason director Clay Tweel watched all 1,300 hours of Gleason’s videos to choose moments for the documentary, which opened at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim and already has generated some Oscar buzz. Finding the balance between the humor and the raw, honest moments is something Tweel weaved together delicately, and not just for what Gleason was going through, but also his wife.

“I think the most surprising thing about making the film was the depths that we could explore Michel’s experience through all this,” Tweel said. “When I joined the project, I felt like the story was going to be about this guy who, through a set tragic set of circumstances, was finding his purpose and kind of this father and son story.”

“But what I really didn’t know was, and what nobody talked about, was Michel’s experience and the kind of complex series of emotions as a caretaker that she was going through, and how the disease affects everyone around Steve, as well,” he continued. “So I think that that, for me, took the movie to another level and allowed it to be not just a movie about ALS but, you know, is this a movie about family and about love and about the human spirit.”

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