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♪ >> what a great message. what doesn't kill us makes us stronger. we can get through the rest of the week. it is wednesday. good morning. you are watching "fox & friends first". i am heather childers. >> we are going to begin with a fox news alert for you. while you were sleeping the minnesota vikings change their mind about adrian peterson. he was just suspended indefinitely until his child abuse case is resolved. >> anna kooiman what's the latest? >> good morning everyone at home. the minnesota vikings ordering the star running back to stay away from all team activities despite the legal issues. in a new statement they say this. after giving the situation additional thought we have decided this is the appropriate course of action for the organization and for adrian.
we are always focused on trying to make the right decision as an organization. peterson is accused of hitting two of his sons both 4 years old. he has been charged with one of the cases and he will be arraigned this month. he apologized for hitting the boys he said his own parents disciplined him the same way and it helped him. ray rice taking the first step toward a possible return to the football field. last night the player's union appealed the suspension by roger goodell saying he can't be punished twice for the same incident. both the nfl and player's association agree that rice will remain suspended indefinitely while this appeal is resolved. >> thank you, anna.
the shiearch is shifting for hannah graham. police moving the search after video shows her walking out of the bar where she was last seen. her family pleads for help. those of us who know and love hannah know she would not disappear without contacting family or friends. >> at this hour the hunt continues for a cop killer in pennsylvania. authorities have id'd this suspect 31-year-old eric matthew prein. he expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officials and commit mass murder. he killed officer dixon and wounded another police officer. cops found his id inside along with empty rifle cases military gear and shell casings which match the ones from the shooting. loalso breaking overnight a
new york man charged with recruiting people to join isis. federal prosecutors say the 30-year-old naturalized citizen wanted to kill officers returning from the middle east. he had a series of pro isis tweets last year. he tells f-- these are not isolated incidents. there are dozens of others being investigated inside the u.s. right now. >> more home grown terror chilling new tapes reveal coded language used to discuss terror plots over the phone right here in the united states. wfxt bob warren has more. >> he was convicted on charges of supporting al qaeda. he is serving a 17 year sentence. recorded phone conversations
show him speaking in code to associates overseas. bob and brian mean the fbi. the ymca equals yemen. pea town is pakistan. when talk turns to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches at culinary school they are talking about terror attacks in training schools. here's one as he is trying to get him to go to the middle east. >> come here you don't have to have a dime in your pocket. what are y >> what are you doing there? >> right now i am in culinary school i just made peanut butter and jelly. >> the professor told us the importance for encoded messages for terror groups. >> they rely on coded language especially if they think they are being watched by government officials in today's digital age. >> the code also displayed in this recording where an overseas associate is urging him to come
to the middle east quickly because the opportunity to participate in jihad will close. >> if you can't leave you will miss out. >> i can't save up enough for a plane ticket. >> if you can for those brothers who believe in a good thing have them pay for it they will get the good deed. do it within two weeks the doors are closing. >> that is bob ward reporting. another boston man is the one producing the videos of the beheading of isis hostages. he is now one of the fbi's most wanted. as the u.s. engages in more air strikes against the isis militants the chairman of the joint chief of staff says we may need to bring in more troops period. >> the president's top military
advisor told lawmakers there are scenarios where he could see american boots on the ground again in iraq. for example if iraqi and kurdish forces position themselves to retake the city of mosul maybe u.s. troops will head to the front line in the fight with isis. >> my view at this point is the coalition is the appropriate way for it. i believe that will prove true. if it fails to be true and if there are threats to the united states i would go back to the president and make a recommendation that may include the use of u.s. military ground forces. >> they want them to make recommendations foreground troops on a case by case basis. as the chairman explains the possible need for boots on the ground the president is preparing a trip to the cdc in atlanta for a fight against
ebola. the manneder in chief has been serious about a possible ground war in iraq. >> we won't be sending u.s. troops back to iraq. combat troops will not be fighting in iraq. >> american combat troops will not be returning to fight in iraq. it will not involve american combat troops fighting on foreign soil. >> the white house again made clear that the president has definitively ruled out sending american troops into iraq or syria for this new counter-terrorism campaign. ainsley? >> peter doocy live in washington for us. thank you, peter. >> what does the state department know about the security concerns leading up to the benghazi attack? and did they try to cover it up? that's what the select committee hopes to find out in the first public hearing which starts in a few hours. this one day after a bombshell reports siting state department officials raymond maxwell. he said investigators should not have quote unfettered accessory
lated -- access to documents related to the unfettered. >> they are moving forward with the case of the grand jury. he walked out on the track to confront stewart during the race. he maintained his innocence releasing a statement saying quote i look forward to the process being completed and i will continue to provide my full cooperation. nascar say they are closely following the case. should tony stewart face criminal charges? is log on to the show for a live debate and use the hash tag keep talking. >> the washington nationals have a shutout win over the atlantic braves. he broke the scoreless tie with
a two-run homer in the 6th inning as washington cruised to a 3-0 victory and with two weeks left in the season the team can relax a little bit heading into the playoffs. >> lauren simonetti from the fox business network joins us with the latest companies sending a message. >> good morning heather. anheuser-busch in a sharply worded statement says we are not yet satisfied with the legal's handling of behaviors that go against our culture and moral code. we have shared our concerns and expectations with the league. nike pulled adrian peterson number 28 jerseys from the stores in the twin cities. they are still available on the web site however. >> nasa taking one giant leap closer to launching astronauts
into the united states. awarding a contract to an american company boeing and spaca. it ends nasa's expensive reliance on russia to do so. >> nasdthey are raising prices ground and frait services this starts january 6th. tech companies google amazon and ooing el delivering themselves. now to extreme weather. people in mesa, arizona, praising for a monster storm. you can see them in the video loading their cars with asandbas to put around their home. >> maria molina is here to tell us what to expect with that
area. >> the center of tribulation is moving over very warm water. it is forecast to be moving generally to the north and east. the center of circulation should be in parts of southern arizona by later tonight. that will be a huge concern in terms of rainfall. we have seen that rain moving in parts of new mexico and arizona. since late monday night flash flood watches are beginning shortly out here. it will be possible in southwestern parts of new mexico more than four in sections of arizona. >> thank you maria. >> it is 11 minutes after the top of the hour. outrage in one community. stores are selling a halloween costume the on-line character of slender man. it's the same town where a brutal attack was inspired the fictional character. just an over sight?
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>> an incredible story of survival. three people including a ten--year-old little boy managed to swim to safety in the middle of a night manafor four hours. a wave flipped a boat over in hawaii. only one had serious injuries but is going to be okay. georgetown university student dies after contracting meningitis. she was a sophomore from miami under going treatment for that disease which attacks the brain and the spinal cord. they are looking at test results to determine the exact cause of the death. no other cases have been
reported at the school. the amount of americans with a pot belly or beer gut increasing. centers for disease control shows the average weight sur come frens has increased almost two inches since 1999. even though weights are growing the obesity rate hadz stayed the same. doctors say this is the most dangerous type of fat to have as it increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. >> you may have heard of slender man the fictional on-line character that allegedly inspired two 12-year-old girls in wisconsin to brutally stab their classmate 19 times. many parents in the town raising eyebrows after learning a slender man halloween costume is being sold at local stores. witi reporter jenna sack has more. >> it is horrible. >> the stabbing of a young girl aed allegedly by two 12-year-old
classmates is still fresh. some are surprised this learn this costume is being sold. >> the slenderman is a fictional on-line horror character. it is loss who the young suspects claim they wanted to please when they lured their friend in the woods in may and stabbed her 19 times. it is cold at party city for halloween. >> i think they should pull it. especially in lieu of what's happened. >> just this week in court a judge ordered one of the accused girls be examined a doctor to determine whether she is fit to stand trial. one has already been found not competent to stand trial and remitted for treatment. the victim is recovering and returning back to school. >> hopefully parents will take control of their kids and prevent this from happening.
>> the girl is finally back in school feeling good and i think this would set her whacback. >> it is 17 minutes after the top of the hour. politically tainted textbooks ignoring eight years of the reagan administration. but writing about hillary clinton's presidential campaign. this morning new calls to have the books updated. >> do you like to unwind with a few glasses of wine at the end of a long day? did you know it will actually breakdown your immune system. we have the foods you should avoid this folu season. when fixed income experts work with equity experts who work with regional experts
♪ a oo good morning. the light shining bright as always on time's square. thank you for joining us on "fox and friends first. a texas officer being hailed a hero after he put his cruiser and his life in the path of a reckless wrong way driver. the allegedly drugged up driver sped down the highway going the wrong way at nearly 100 miles an hour. aligned up his cruiser to protect other drivers behind him. the pt cruiser slammed on his breaks but then took off again. they caught up with the driver
who is facing five felony charges. >> politically tainted textbooks. that's the accusation being voiced in texas. some of the new books contain factual errors while others get too political. ktvc's rudy has the story. >> purpose of the texas school board hearing was to weed out factual errors with 334 textbooks for math, fine arts, floral design and history under review there was a lot to consider. most of those who testified tuesday targeted errors and omissions found in 104 social studies materials that publishes want the state to buy. >> they did not make contributions to science or mathematics which is obviously untrue. >> questions were raised about a textbook that only covered d-day and holocaust in a subsection on
art. another publisher anotheringed 8 years of the reagan administration but wrote about hillary clinton's campaign. the texas network objected to how some noted the influence of moses and the ten commandments on the drafting of the constitution. kathy miller who leads the groups says their concerns are not just limited to moses. >> the problems run the gamut. they adopted curriculum standards that were heavily politicized and were not accurate. the reviewers they have don't possess expertise in the subject matter. >> they lost the battle over this issue in 2010 with 18 months of testimony with thousands of people participating. what you see now is this liberal group attacking christianity and essentially wanting to erase it from history being caught taughr public schools. >> they are proposing
corrections but the debate is far from over. >> that is rawed key koski reporting. in november they will decide what books to use for the following school year. it is time now to brew on this. the envelope now the pc police? robert griffin the third turning this shirt inside out before the press conference. the nfl told griffin he could not wear the religious shirt because it was not a nike product. the nfl has an exclusive apparel agreement with nike. >> another reason for the reversal could have been this it prohibits clothing with personal mess soojs. is that fair or is it foul? send your comments to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. it is 25 minutes after the top of the hour. chilling new recordings of
possible terror code used by isis. >> what are you doing there? >> well, right now i am in a culinary school and i just made peanut butter and jelly. >> more of the terror plots over the phone right here in the u.s. >> do you want to own a gun? you have to tell the government you will race ethnicity. why do the feds need to know that? >> back on this day in 1630 the city of boston is founded. >> the nfl organizes in canton, ohio. they have to pay $100. enjoy.
their decision de activating adrian peterson yet again. the latest on the nfl controversy. >> home grown terror. a u.s. man accused of recruiting isis fighters right here in the u.s. a live report on how the feds were able to stop him in his tracks. now there is word that compromise is being ignored frm >> gnaw donna gets you going in the morning. that's a live shot of the streets of new york city. good morning on this wednesday i am heather childers. >> i am ainsley earhardt.
we are going to begin with this a fox news alert. chaiminging their minds about adrian peterson. he was suspended until his case goes to court. >> in a new statement the vikings owners are saying after giving the situation additional thought we have decided this is the appropriate course of action for the organization and for adrian. we are always focused on trying to make the right decision as an organization. he is accused of hitting two of his sons both four years old. he is set to be arraigned next month. >> he apologized for hurting the own bo-- his boys but he said that's how his parents
disciplined him and it helped him. >> the player's union argued he can't be punished twice for the same action. he suspended him for 8 games but suspendeded him now that he saw the video of his knocking out his wife innen an elevator. he will remain suspended diven knitly while he appeals his result. the search shifting for missing university of indiana student hannah graham. it shows her walking outside of the bar where she was last seen. this as her heartbroken family pleads for help saying, quote, those of us who know and love hannah know that she would not disappear without contacting family or friends. at this hour the hunt continues for a cop killer in
hence hence. authorities id aide the suspect as eric matthew spreen. he has reportedly expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officials and commit mass murder. he has been charged with killing trooper ryan dixon and critically wounding alex douglas outside of their police barracks friday night. the once inside they found his id along with empty rifle cases military gear and shell casings which matched the fun from the shooting. u.s. engages in more air strikes against isis militants they may need to send in troops. doug luzader is live in washington where there is conflicting messages this
morning. >> we may see a vote in the house on this as early as today. not a lot of enthusiasm around it, though. there are fears it could be a slippery slope for u.s. forces. can the u.s. military avoid going back in iraq and engaging in that kind of city by city fighting that drew heavy casualties in the war. the president pledged that will not happen. he told congress yesterday it may eventually be needed if the plan to have a combination of syrian rebels and iraqi troops fall short. >> if it fails to be true and if they are addressed to the united states i would go back to the president and make a recommendation that may include the u.s. of u.s. military ground forces. >> as you might image that drew a sharp rebuttal yesterday from the administration. >> the president has been clear we will not have troops on the ground in combat roles, period. >> republican leaders in congress are generally
supporting the request the trained and armed syrian rebels there's a fair amount of grumbling on both sides of the aisle and fears that it could be extremely difficult with potential for dangerous indiana tended consequence. >> none of this makes sense. the only thing we are sure of is the people we are trading arms with will be used against us at some time. >> that is the fear. we will hear from president obama later today about his isis strategy. he is visiting headquarters today in tampa. >> a lot of people interested in what they are saying. >> mean chime chilling new tapes revealed coded language used to discuss terror plots over the phone. ter reek mahana who grew up in boston is serving 17 years for supporting al qaeda. he is heard on tape discussing quote peanut butter and jelly and culinary school codes for terror attacks and training
camps. >> come here, you don't have to have a dime in your pocket. >> what are you doing? >> right now i am in a culinary school i make peanut butter and jelly. >> they tell fox news these are not isolated incidents there are dozens of others investigated in the u.s. right now. a major compromise to hill y tell you about over apportion. it was one of the keys to the passage of the aconqueredable care act. there is word that compromise is being ignored. a new report from the government accountability office says contrary to the healthcare law and executive order by the president more than 1,000 insurers in 28 states have been pro vaiding elected abortions at tax payer's expense. to help ensure future compliance agencies will provide additional guidance in the coming days. nascar legend tony stewart's fate in the hands of a grand
jury. there's enough evidence from the deadly accident to move forward with the case. kevin ward was killed when he got out of his car and confronted stewart during the race. he released this statement, i look forward to the process being completed and i will continue to provide my full cooperation. nascar says they are closely following this case. so should tony stewart face criminal charges? log on to "fox & friends first" facebook page use the #keep talking. extreme weather people in mesa, arizona bracing for a monster storm. you can see them loading up their cars to return home. >> good morning. helio lever yun. we are tracking the storm odile.
because the center of circulation is over warm water we are talking temperatures of 90 degrees or so. it is forecast to continue to keep the showers and storms near the center of it. we already have areas of rain moving through portions of arizona and also into new mexico over ahead of the storm. it could be near the city of tucson and southern parts of california through places like vegas arizona and also new mexico. parts of arizona could be looking at 4 inches of rain. we picked up 3 inches in phoenix and saw cars being washed away.
they put it up to 8 inches of rain that may be a concern as we head through the next few days. temperature wise feeling like fall over parts of the northeast. 50's in cleveland and minneapolis and further out towards the west across texas waking up to warm temperatures in the 70's early this morning. by this afternoon you will be at 91 in dallas and dell rio. heather and ainsley, the good news across the rest of the country is we are expecting relatively quiet conditions but travel shouldn't be an issue today. the concern will be that area of the southwestern united states. >> let's head over to you. >> it is now 21 minutes until the top of the hour. nasa will no longer do it but astronauts could soon be lifting off from florida on the deals of one of the biggest space deals in this country.
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ethnicity is needed or what they are used for. they are used for political reasons. >> a flood could be rushing our borders. they warn of an up coming frenzy as immigrants fear washing toen is about to shoe is the door. one saying as people hear the u.s. is about to get stricter on immigration laws they will try to get in before any changes. more than 90,000 illegals entered the u.s. this year. officials expect 195,000 next year. >> nasa with a big deal for boeing which will rely on those into space. >> good morning ainsley and heather. this is exciting news for the u.s. space program. they have a much sought after contract in nasa they transport
international astronauts to the space station. the goal of the contract is to restore american capability to launch astronauts from u.s. space station by 2017. american astronauts have only been brought to space by the shuttle. nasa program manager says we know going to space is hard. nasa and the aerospace industry have accomplished hard things in the past. the contract is worth total of 6.8 billion to boeing and space x and should fund six missions. the time now is 15 minutes to the top of the hour. home grown terror a man accused of recruiting isis fighters in the united states. how the feds were able to stop him in his tracks.
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>> i am not heather or ainsley. here's the stories we are covering. the president claimed ots on the ground in the fight against isis. he forgot to tell joint chief of staff general dempsey. now we have the fallout the ramifications will cover it all. will the secrets of benghazi finally be revealed? the hearing scheduled. it will go on for months. we have lieutenant colonel schafer here with startling news. maze runner hits theaters this week. we have a maze on our plaza. ainsley or heather?
>> isis is training would be terrorists to make homemade pipe bombs. their target times square. teresa, what's the latest? >> good morning ainsley. good morning everyone. those of us who live in new york city know it is always a terror target. this is a scary reminder. let's first start with the gentlemen charged from rocheste. he is charged with plotting to kill u.s. soldiers returning from iraq and afghanistan as well as looking to persuade people to join isis and wreak havoc on the united states. this comes as the website uncovered more than 100 web postings by members of isis saying they are looking to recruit muslim american extremists who are willing to carry out a lone wolf
attack and attack places like times square and other tourist sites, also places like las vegas as well as places like texas. these web postings apparently detail how to make a bomb using things like christmas lights, sugar, as well as matches. when it comes to new york, the concern of this being a terror target is something not unfounded. back in 2010 a man packed a path finder with explosives and attempted to detonate that here in times square. that device fizzled. since that point and certainly since 9/11 there has been a lot of concern that new york, another attack could come to new york. we talked to the commissioner of new york city yesterday about this and he said they are as equipped as any department, any agency could be to handle these types of threats from isis and other al qaeda factions. they are on guard and
asking everybody in new york city to be on guard as well. that's the latest from times square this morning. >> they are working hard. disturbing new details about what happened during the surmingry which led to joan rivers' death. a new report says her doctor snapped a selfie while she was out cold and under anesthesia. that same person was not even authorizeed to practice medicine at the clinic but performed a biopsy which ultimately killed her. >> ikea recalling a $20 kid swing at risk of breaking. it is called the gung gung fabric swing. there have been four reports of children getting hurt when the swing's fitting broke. >> not good. >> time for your five@5:00. flu season, that time of
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resolved. the hunt continues for a cop killer in pennsylvania. authorities have i.d.'d the suspect as 31-year-old eric matthew freen, described as extremely dangerous. a house select committee on benghazi holding their first public hearing today. on the jeanld finding out what the state department knew leading up to the terror attack and if they tried to cover it up. >> time now to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly. first the good. what can brown do for you? get you some holiday cash. ups hiring 95,000 workers for the holiday shipping season. next the bad. three-time cassnova caught red handed. three girlfriends publicly embarrassed him at the airport as he ran to his grandmother who was picking him up. the ugly, this mob of people throwing that ukrainian politician into that dumpster. they did it because they
were angry about his bill banning protests outside of parliament. >> time for your brew on this responses. we told you about washington redskins quarterback rg3, the nfl forcing him to turn his shirt inside out reverencing jesus before a news conference. griffin was told he could not wear the religious shirt because it was not a nike product. the nfl has an exclusive apparel agreement with nike. >> or was it another reason for the reversal? could it have been the nfl's bylaw which prohibits clothing with personal messages? >> do you think it's fair or foul? tracy wrote on facebook, in the attempt to offend no one, the p.c. police is offending true americans. >> scott wrote on facebook, employers can restrict what people wear at work. >> david wrote on facebook, over the line. tired of the
hypersensitivity. thank you so much to everyone who responded today. we're not done hearing your responses. remember to keep talking. should tony stewart face criminal charges? log on to "fox & friends first" facebook page after the show, #keep talking. >> frocks frocks -- "fox & friends" starts now. >> good morning. it is wednesday, september 17. i'm elisabeth hasselbeck. we begin with a fox news alert. this u.s. citizen behind bars this morning for trying to recruit americans to join isis. but his jihad does not stop there. wait until you hear his bigger plans. we're live with the breaking details. >> call it a white house divided. president obama's top general going against this continued mantra we've heard so many times. >> it will not involve american combat troops fighting on foreign soil. >> why general dempsey is now saying we may need boots on the ground to defeat isis.