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check out how the e teor lights up the entire sky. that'"inside edition." i'm deborah norville. than this morning on "world news now" -- plane crash mystery. new details about the doomeme russian jet that crashed in the egyptian desert. the burst of heat that was spotted by zliets, andsatellites, and what it means for investigators. trump slumps. the latest poll showing donald trump falling back in the presidential race. his response as the republican race takes a new turn. and new this half hour, a tattoo artist who really trusts his 4-year-old daughter. >> the little girl wanted to give daddy a tattoo, and d let her. but hihi trust only went so far. and later i "the skinny," life after "the daily show." jon stewart's big return to television. so when will viewers be able to
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it is wednesday november 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good wednesday morning to yoyo i'i' reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gigion. thank you for joining us. we're going to start on a serious note, begin with the search for clues in that tragic russian plane csh in egypt. first believed. >> investigators are searching a broader area of the sinai desert for wreckage, and we now know that heat flash was detected around the jet just before it went down, but that still crash. with more here's abc's alex mamauardt marquardt. >> reporter: russian teams combing through the field of debris, looking for clues that could help solve this mystery. the u.s. is not denying that terrorism could be to blame but ha all but ruled out a missile from the ground. a u.s. satellite picked up infrared flashes which could be the crash itself, an engine or fuel tank explosion, or a bomb. a missile would have left an infrared trail. the search arere is now 11 square
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miles, indicating they believe the plane came apart high in mid-air. the ansoers to this tragedy will come from the wreckage and the black boxes. to be analyzed inside this building in cairo by russian, egyptian, and other international teams. the plane's owners deny mechanical or p pot e eor are to blame. while egypt's president has slammed allegations of a terrorist attack as propaganda. in st. petersburg a mother held a picture of her 28-year-old son raman. crying as she tells us he won the vacation to egypt and told her, "i'll see the world." a spokesman for egypt's aviation ministry tells us that the investigators finishing up at the crash sitit will join those analyzing the blala boxes herer in cairo and together finally launch the full investigation. alex marquardt, abc news, cairo. we're learning what likely caused another airline emergency.
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in ft. lauderdale. investigators say a fuel line to the engine was disconnected. records indicate that the plane had been in storage for two years before being put back into service by dynamic airways. one persoso was seriously hurtn last week's fire. and federal safety investigators will be looking into this small plane crash in arkansas. cell phone video showing a parachute helping to bring the aircraft down on a busy road in fayetteville, arkansas. all three men on board the plane were taken to a hospital, as was a woman whose truck was hurt. they're all expected to be okay. a spirit airlinene crew is under fire for a confrontation aboaoa aplane. sevevepassengers never get off the ground. they were kicked off after an argument over seat assignments. crew members called them disruptive, but others are charging racism. here's abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: you're watching a confrontation which ends with a group of passengers, all black, being removed from this commercial jet. some of those kicked off are crying racism.
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>> i'm really humiliated just for the simpleeact you that hear about this type off stuff happening ininamerica, you know, discrimination-i v issues. >> reporter: but what really happened is in dispute. police say they were called after an argument broke out over a double booked seat. an african-american male passenger apparently was frustrated and some witnesses say a white flight attendant considered at least one in the group a threat. >> stewardess got a little nervous, and they wanted d m to leave the plane. >> reporter: but while harsh words were clearly exchanged, other passengers were confused. suesting matters never truly got out of hand. >> there no loud noise or languageno yelling or anything like that. >> reporter: that's why alexandria wright, one of those removed, is so an wrigry. >> why is it six black people get kicked off the plane? >> reporter: the airline said they are investigating the incident and t ty done tolerate discrimination p lots of frustration here but no one was rested or detained. sometimes with issues of race there's no black and white easy answer. pierre thomas, abc news, new
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york. two months after the death of an illinois police officer sparked a massive manhunt, authorities are expected to announce today that it was a suicide. lake county lieutenant joe gliniewicz was found shot dead shortly after he radioed that he was chasing three men on footot authorities later c cfirmed that the 52-year-old, who spent three decades on the rce, was shot with his own weapon. sources say police will reveal in a news conference this morning that gliniewicz took his own life. also in chicago the mother of a murdered 9-year-old is begging for someone to come forward with information. tyshawn lee was shot to death at close range in an alley near his grandmother's hohoe. sources say the fourth-gradede may have been tararted as pt of gangelated retaliation toward his father. a $20,000 reward has been offered in connection with the case. another death of a young football player, this one just 9 years old. wyatt barber collapsed at a youth football practice in ohio monday night.
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coaches did perform cpr. they even called 911. but the third-grader died a short time later. officials say the kid had just finishededunning sprints andnd they called it a light practice without contact. the coroner has yet to determine the cause of death. >> okay. we're going to turn to politics now and voters in kentucky have elected a republican governor for only the second time in 40 years. republican matt bevan is a tea party favorite who's never before held public office. he opposes kentucky's expansion of medicaid, which was made possibley the passage of obama care. bevan also stood by kim davis, the county clerk who went to jail for refusin to offer marriage certificates to same-sex couples. and in ohio meanwhile a measure that would have legalized marijuana was defeated. the proposed amendment to ohio's constitution would have made pot legal both for recreational and medical use. 65% ofoters rejectete it.
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marijuana advocates called this a bump in the road. and in presidential politics national polls continue to show donald trump slipping. a brand new poll now shows hillary clinton and ben carson in a dead heat head-to-head match-up. in a similar match-up clinton is eight points ahead of donald trump. bernie sanders has a nine-point lead over trump. >> ay. as for the donald, he is readydy totooll out his first tv ads this weeee as he falls behind ben carson in those polls that reena mentioned. until recently trump had soared in popularity without shelling out money on campaign ads. but the latest polls also have him trailing in possible match-ups with hillary clinton and bernie sanders. trump appeared on "good morning america" yesterday blasting carson and his other opponents. >> ben just didn't have the experirice. it's not h h thing, george. you know, you're born with it. it's not his thing. he hasn't got the temperament for. it's not the right thing for him. >> and trump also had some choice words for jeb bush,
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have a chance. all right. this florida girl doesn't like to report this news. we know it's not officially winter yet but what's being called the first official winter storm is hitting the rockies and central mountains in the wewe. more than a foot of snow has already fallen over the sierra nevada. drivers need chains. look at that. snow towers on most mountain highways around lake tahoe. much of northern nevada is getting quite a bit of rain too with a strong advisory around las vegas. in nebraska the skies outside of omaha were alive with color. this time lapse video shows a dramatic sky show. the northern lights. it's what happens when a dense stream of prorons fired off from the sun interacts with the earth's magnetic field. you got, that kendis? >> yes. >> there wilbe a test after this report. >> you're so smart. sqult light displays should continue in the coming days over the central and northern u.s. far away from city lights. i'm still upset about winter coming. can't we just wait till february to have one month of winter? >> we're talking "game of
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because winter is coming. all right. so this will make you proud. >> all right. a father and daughter in tampa area have shared a rather unique special experience with each other. the 4-year-old chloe loves to paint. >> her dad owns a tattoo shop. he has a variety of tattoos all over his body. now, one small piece has is a red and green strawberry which you see was done by chloe. dad says even though chloe did the work hee was i i total contrtr of t t process. >> it is a prossnal tool, but the way that i was controlling the pedal as well, nothing could have gone wrong, and if she were to move kind of a different angle i didn't like i was helping her to guide the machine. >> that makes me feel so much better. asks why she drew a strawberry on her father, she said, "because they're yummy." moment that he knows chloe will member forever. but it's true. kids like to haveve a little bit control of dhoingz. for my children i let them set
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the table at nner. >> and that's the bold move you that guys -- >> i let them handle the fork. >> yeah. tattooing me, no. i'll pass on that ink. coming up in "the skinny," the hint from superstar author j.k. rowling about a new book. will s s reach oututo "harry popoer" fans? >> also ahead, ththteenager who woke up nine miles away from her home. the sleepwalking dra described in an abc news exclusive. and later, the pig fight involving a california family and their prized pet. it's neighbor versus neighbor, and you'll see who's winning that. after we take a look at the big map. 87 degrees in orlando today. you're watching "world news now." we're all about florida today, aren't we? >> we love our floridada donon we? >> announcer: "world news now" weather. brought to you by credcards.com.u got to offer us today? balance transfer that's my game bank you never heard of, thqt's my name haa! thank you. uh, next.
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a dangerous collision between wildlife and an automobile played out on a rural road in filand. the driver's dash cam caught the moment his or her car broadsided a moose. the driver was apparently able to pull off to the side of the road. no word on the driver's condition or the fate of that moose. well, now an update on a teenager found nine miles away from her home overnight. she got t tre by sleepwalking. you and i were talking about this. it's hard when you're not used to or know about sleepwalking. it actually happens, right? >> but this happened. she was at home at the time. at first she was a little bit too embarrassed to share her story, but now she's speaking out about it and how it all went down. abc's cana whitworth spoke to her.
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gamble recounting the momomt she woke u urealizing she had b bn sleepwalkiki for nine miles starting from her bedroom. >> first thing i remember was just walking. it kind of took me a minute to realize i wasn't dreaming but that i was actually walking. >> reporter: her dad steve says taylor has a pattern of sleepwalking but had never ventured out this far, that is, until last tuesday when at 6:00 a.m. he realized his daughter wasn't home. >> we had this young, beautiful daughter alone walking around. any n nber of thihis could happen. >> you can imagine the three hours that my wife and i, michelle, were just going crazy just worried about r. >> reporter: the gammels called police, who used bloodhounds and a helicopter to aid in the search. taylor, wearing her pajamas and just socks on her feet, had traversed nine miles from her home. >> do your feet hurt after that? >> yeah, they hurt really bad for a while. and my legs too. >> reporter: when she woke up, she recognized this movie theater and she knew she was close to hehe uncle's housus >> were you so thankful that you recogniziz the area?
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i don't know what i would have done. >> reporter: showing the stairs to the basement and then the door where she left it's hard to imagine somebody doing this asleep. >> just like that. >> reporter: nearly 4% of people report sleepwalking within the past year. taylor says it's something that just happens from time to time. >> are there any precautions that you can take? >> yeah, we have an alarm on my door. so every time i open it it like goes f. >> dads rejoicing everywhwhe right now. > there are so mama thingng that could have gone wrong or happened. i'm really lucky. >> reporter: cana whitworth, abc news, denver. >> realllucky. i've done it a few times at a hotel. >> you have? >> yeah. tried to get back into my room and like oh, well. i walked outside of my room. >> well, i hope you were dressed. >> i've done it a few times at hotels. coming up, why jon stewart may be heading back too levision. >> a a justin bieber's fanan
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"the skinny" is next.@bp@\ skinny so skinny topping our "skinny" headlines this morning, a man with talent, jon stewart, has a new career move. >> after retiring from "the daily show" back in august the comedian has officially signed a dear with hbo. the four-year contract will
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short-form digital content for the premium cable network's hbo now and hbo go platforms. >> reporter: stewart took a break from "the daily show" to produce and d dect the film "rosewater" last year and in that time john oliver took over his hostingduties. oliver has since med on to host his own show, ws nowow tonight," which airs on hbo. >> and that has fueled a lot of speculation of an eventual collaboration between the two. but for now stewart leads with a statement quoting, here, "on television 22 minutes a night clearly b bke me. i'm prettytyure i can produdu a few minutesf content now and again." >> well, he's done it for over a decade. >> it was quite a while. >> 15 years. >> 15-year run on "the daily show"? >> yeah. it a long time. >> we're glad to s he's back. well, famed "harry potter" author j.k. rowling says she's got a whole new story up her sleeves for young readers. >> in an interview with the bbc, j.k. rowling said she has an idor a children's book and has actually written part of it. she didn't offer a name or a genre.e.
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but fans s spect that it will bee unrelated toarry potter. >> hmm. right rowling is finishing the script for the potter spinoff. "fantastic feats and where to find them." >> justin bieber no longer on probation for vandalizing his neighbor's home with eggs but he's still take his hits in the court of public opinion. >> yeah, he is. so you remember this. when he walkedut on a radio interview w spain. the host apparently looking f a virir moment and getting a completely different one. >> then over the weekend in norway another walk-off, getting anoid when fans kept grabbing his legs. he didn't like it, so he stormed off. >> but before leaving europe justin provides one last awkward moment with this lesson for some rhythmically challenged fans. >> at least clap on the right notes. come on, guys. stop, stop, stop. it's like this. if you're going t t clap. it's not -- yeah.
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got to make up your mind >> in his defense, kendis, those fans were way off. >> on behalf of those fans -- >> our own newsroom. take a look at this. we can't quite get on beat. hat do you mean >> deb over there is not e en -- she doesn't'tant to go there. not looking up. look at her. she's working hard. finally, you might not have their rhythm but you can have their teeth and hair. there are some strange items from famous musicians going up for auction saturday. julian's will be taking bids for a whole slew of items including the head of ringo's kick drum from that iconic first ed sullivan show. >> pretty cool. but here is where it getetweird. you cacaget a lock of hair f fm
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okay. so f fally this half hhr, thehe issusu of petss and w wt animals are allowed to have that title a -- in a legal sense. >> most of us have cats or dogs, but the popularity of pot-bellied pig ownership is presenting a huge problem for many municipalities that don't allow them. knbc's leo stallworth has the story. >> reporter: meet mooda, an 11-year-old potbellied pig. jeffrey rolgz and his wife say he's part of the family, a pet.t.
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farm animal who doesn't belong in a neighborhood like la conchita conchita. the rollins lost their battle to their mooda and three other potbellied pigs in their home. >> it's a defeat. we thought the information we presented was going to allow them to present pigs as pets. >> our ordinance is specific and it lists which animals are considered to be farm animals, and it doesn't say a potbellied pig should be treated differently than a normal farm american grown pig. >> reporter: the rollins argue thth've had their pigssince their babies and t t animals are like therapy pigs. stephanie rollins says she suffers from mental iness and the pigs keep her calm. >> they are our children. they are our life. i mean, how would you choose, you know -- sorry. i actually have tourette's. so that's what the ticks are. >> reporter: the ventura county board of supervisors did take rowlands's health issues into consideration and would lieu them to keep one of the pigs. the family has six months to decide whethero stay at home with one animal or moveith all four.
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they can keep one of the pigs, but the family ss no matter what they're going to keep mooda and the rest of their pets. >> never, ever, ever have to choose between your children. >> it's your family. and when someone goes after your family you take it personally. >> you've got six months. what do you do? >> well, we look intoother avavues. we look into other ideas. >> are you going to move? >> that's another possibility. >> reporter: leo stallworth reporting for abc news. >> leo does exceptional reporting, i have to say. one of my favorite people to watch on television. >> he's great. and mooda, by the way, not going to be bacon in six months. >> that's good news. there's one thing i know about pigs which is really true. never hug them. they don't like to be hugged because their mamas didn't hug em. they weren't in their pouches. you've got t t leave them alone.
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you were snuggling that one. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibsbs. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." donald trump is blasting his gop rivals as he loses some ground. he's trailing ben carson and the top democrats in the latest polls. now he's taking aim at his gop rivals and looking for a lifeline with his first tv ads. >> everyone's okay after a small plane crashed onto a street in arkansas. the pilot, a normformer top walmart executive, was able to deploy a parachute attached to the plane. u.s. regulators h he slapped a record fine of up to $200 millionnn japanese auto parts supplier takata over those exploding air bags that have killed at least eight people worldwide and injured more than 100 others. and voters in ohio have
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defeated a measure that would have legalized marijuana. the proposed amendment to ohio's constitution would have made pot legal for both recreational and medicinal use. 65% of voters rejected it. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, november 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begin this half hour with donald trump losing his front-runner stat tous ben karsus to ben carson but he's not going down without a fight. a lot of people say it's still too early to tell what's going to happen in the election zblpz the big election is a year away exactly this week. but the latest polls now show that hillary clinton and carson are in a dead heat inn head-to-head match-ups. in a similar match-up clinton is eight pointnt ahead of donald trump and bernie sanders has a nine-point lead over trump. with new polls come some fighting words. here's abc's top llamas.
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>> reporter: donald trump doing what he does best, sling donald trump. donald trump is still attracting the most media and the biggest crowds. all these people lined up to get their book signed. but his poll numbers are slipping. theean topping trump, dr. ben carson, trump hitting him hard. >> ben just doesn't have the experience. it's not his thing, george. you know, you're born with it. it's not his thing. he hasn't got the temperament for. it's not the right thing for him. >> i would say experience comes from a variety of different things. it doesn't only have to be in one segment or the other. >> reporter: in tampa 1,000 carson supporters turned up for his book signing. >> he's a truehristian with values. >> he stands up andpeaks his nd. he's rational. he's not quick-tempered. >> reporter: carson's fans embracing him as a political outsider with humble roots and hard-line conservative positions on issues like abortion.
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and if people can come up with a reasonable explanation of why they would like to kill a baby, i'll listen. >> reporter: trump, the other main outsider in the race, selling a different negligent. but together they haveveealt a blow to estababshment candidates likeke jeb bush. trump now predicting bush's campaign is over. >> he's a stiff. okay? he's a nice guy. he doesn't have a chance. he ought to do what walker did. >> you think he should drop out? >> oh, absolutely. he has no chance. >> reporter: jeb bush is in new hampshire, a state he tells me he's going to win, and he really is trying to get better. we've confirmed that the campaign has hired a media coach to help jeb become a better communicator. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> thank you, tom. democrats have lost a long-held governor's office. voters in kentucky h he elected a republican governor for only the second time in 40 years. matt bevin is a tea party favorite who's never held public office. he stood behind kim davis, the county clerk who went to jail refusing to offer marriage certificates to same-sex couples. and houston voters have defeated what was known as
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proposition 1, which was an effort to secure non-discrimination protection for gays and transgender people. opponents of the issue have branded it the bathroom ordidince, saying it wouou allow sexual predators dressed as women to use women's restrooms. houston's mayor, who is gay, called that fear mongering. overseas warming relations are bng credited for paving the way for a historic meeting between two asian presidents. the presidents of china and tie ann will meet this weekend for the first time since civil war divided their lands in 1949. the meeting to be held in singapore, expected to be china's last chance to press for closer economic and political ti before taiwan elects a new president a a legislature. d also overseas, first lady michelle obama made a splash with u.s. troops stationed in doha yesterday when she visited an air base with late-night talk show host conan o'brien. the base in the tiny persian gulf state of qatar hosts troops
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and aircraft targeting isis in syria and iraq. the first lady is set to deliver a speech at a world summit in qatar today, focusing on girls' educationnp. well, investors are scramam toblg piece togetherr what went wrong over t skies of egypt as confusion emerges over the crash of the crowded russian passenger jet with 224 people on board. satellite imagery is offering new clues. we get more from abc's bonnie hunter. >> reporter: investigators are sorting through the wreckage at that crash site and the analysis of those black boxes is under way. the russian metrojet plane fell from the sky on saturday, and experts say the cockpit voice recorder could tell investigators what was going on in those final seconds asthe airbususa-321 camam apart. >> there was bomb that went off. that bomb will be very clear -- clearly heard. if the airplane came apart, even the whooshing sound of the air will be apparent on the voice recorder. >> reporter: metrojet has been
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technical issues, claiming that external influences caused the aircraft to break apart 30,000 feet in the air. but aviation officials say that's premature. >> 14 years ago this airplane had very hard landing i i cairo that hit thehe tail so badly it had to be repaired. and they may want to go back and look at that repair and see if it may have been a cause of this catastrophe. >> reporter: in washingto the pentagon says a u.s. satellite equipped with infrared sensors picked up what they call flashes. around the same time the plane was over the sinai peninsula. but u.s. intelligence officials were quick to say they don't believe those flashes were a missile. theeducation president is pushing bacac against that theory that terrorism brought this plane down. and in moscow the kremlin agrees, saying there is no evidence that this was a terrorist act. molly hunter, abc news, cairo, egypt. in chicago there's a growing
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memorial at the spot where a 9-year-old boy was murdered. police say tyshawn lee was hit several times at close range. sources say it might be gang retaliation related to the fourth-grader's father. his grieving mother begging for answers. >> anyone who knows anything. please. >> his family says tyshawn was a great kid who happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. we can learn as soon as today the source of the e. coli outbreak at chipotle restaurants in the northwest. safety investigators have now identified the microorganism responsible, which they believe was likely carried on fresh produce or possibly on spices. food safety attorney bill marler is now representing eight clients who became ill, all of them are vegetarians.s. >> that really helps kind of solidify that it's likely a
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that's likely the source of this outbreak. >> there are 37 confirmed cases of e. coli in oregon and washington linked to the chipotle restaurants. a pennsylvania charter school is still up and running thanks to the teachers who have agreed to work without pay. money for the school has been cut off because of atalled state budget. the teacherer at feld chart school say ty'll do what it takes to make sure their students get an education. but the schedule, that could be adjusted to four days a week and slightly shorter days. >> we're losing an hour and 15 minutes approximately plus the friday we're not in school. we have -- we're losing learning time. >> student loans and stuff are being deferred. things like that. and we're adjusting. and our budget's definitely gotten a little bit less, and we'r'rkind of tweaking with thatat but youou know, we make it work. >> well, some teachers have taken part-time jobs to get by until a budget is passed, but they say closing the school, well, that's not an option.
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well, ho, ho, ho. we've got a couple of airlines with holiday gifts for travelers. but it comes from the grinch. higher baggage fees. spirit airlines is continuing what it started last year, hiking fees for checked luggage on flights during the holidays. and frontier airlines is following suit, charging an extra five to ten dollars for checked and carry-on bags for flights between thahasgiving week and just after new year's. what have we got to do now, wear all of our clothes on board planes? wear all of it? >> looking like the michelin man. when you board the flight. so if you think baggage fees are getting out of control, just wait until you hear what it costs to park in boston. the asking price for a newly listed single parking spot inside a garage that is located frankly in the tony beacon hill neighborhood -- $650,000. >> oh, stop it. come on. that's not real. >> that's actually more than half of the condos listed for sale in boston, and it's apparently what people are
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willing to pay. >> the last space that sold here and closed on october 9th, not even a month ago, sold for $390,000. that's 11x, 11 times what they were originally offered for. >> but wait, that 650,000 does not include the tax and maintenance fee of nearly $500 a month. the garage also isn't open between midnight and 6:30 a.m. and you must surrender your keys to a parking attendant. >> i'd get a bike. i'd get a bike. or a skateboard. >> not even if tom brady and gisele were there parking for you. >> but that would be an option for you? >> that would be kind of hot. when you think of places to see in seattle maybe you're thinking of course about the space needle of course. or centurylink field where the seahawks play or pike place market, popular, where guys throw the fish around. >>under thehe market i i what's called the gum wall. yeah, this is gum. it's about to get a cleaning. starting tuesday about a million pieces of gum that have been
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20 years will be power-washed off. yuck. >> it actually kind of looks artistic and cool. >> please don't touch that. i hope there's hand sanitizer. >> seattle officials say the gum is damaging the bricks underneath. but once the wall is clean people will be allowed to start putting the gum back up. ew. >> that's reallll grosos that iss just so unhygienic. and the d dease that could be spreading from human contact. due toned in 2035. we'll talk about washing the second wall that goes up. neighbor against neighbor. a nasty dispute offer a child's behavior. also aheat guy known as the flower man who shows up at presidential campaign events. we're hearing about his serious message. a "world news now" exclusive. >> oh, hey, dude. and new insight into the final l ys of robin williamsms his widow is sharing very personal details in an abc news exclusive.
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help remove the trees before they fuel a devastating wildfire. well, after more than a year since his death, robin williams's widow i is break her silence, openingngp in a a emotional ininrview about her husband's susuide. >> susan williams is revealing a previously undetected medical condition in his final month and spoke exclusively to abc's amy robach. >> reporter: nearly four decades of unparalleled brilliance by robin williams. >> my first day as a woman and i'm getting hot flashes. >> reporter: his seven final years spent with his third wife, susan. >> what i always dreamed of love would be, someone who really sees you for who you are inside. >> reporter: but on august 11th last year susan left for work anddoon got a call from williams' assistant t tt she cocodn't wake him up. >> that 20-minute car ride i just screamed the whole way. "robin." >> did you get to see him? >> yes.
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we were living a nightmare. >> reporter: the 63-year-old actor had been diagnosed with early stages of parkinson's disease. >> most people think your husband killed himself because he was depressed. >> no. louiui body dementiaa killed robin. >> reporter: his autopsy revealed he was suffering from that debilitating disease. which can cause depression, anxiety and paranoia. >> it's what took his life. >> was he losing his mind? >> yes. absolutely. and he was aware of it. >> reporter: and in that last week doctors were planning to check him into a facility to help treat him. the night before he died susan had renewed hope. >> i think he's getting better. and then he said good night. good night. that was t t lasas -- >> so incredibly difficult. we thank amy rlbach for nap you can see more of amy's exclusive terview with sus williams opening up about her legal bat well robin's children later this morning on "good morning erica."
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was riding his bike and the child threw him to the grouou, abbed with both hanan his hair,nd shook him violently. >> reporter: the neighbors say the case i inot aboutautism. >> it's about the safety of our children. they were atact ontacked on multiple occasions occasions. >> they have been slapped, hit, kicked, basically terrorized. >> reporter: but a jungdge is now weighing in saying the lawsuit should go to a judicial settlement conference where both parties mediate and end the litigation. >> the extra day we have to go through this lawsuit it takes the focus away from helping our chchd. it has taken a lot of hours away that we would be supporting him. >> reporter: the legal actionn calls the family at the center of the suit to move out of their home, but that didn't put an end to the litigation. the hope now is that the mediation will. linsey davis, a news, new york. all right. coming up, flowers for peace.
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with the presidential race in full swing, candidates are taking to the stump with their respective messages. but it's not just the candidates getting out there. >> yeah, there's one man with a whwhe lot o o facial hair a a flowers, a a he's surprising the cacaidates, trying to see what they're really like. abc's inez della quartara is on the road with this unique story. >> reporter: he's a bit of an unusual sight but by now rob weber has become a fixture of the campaign trail. >> mr. trump, for world peace. >> reporter: this boston-based musician has been traveling the country to meet with candidates
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simply to hand them a flower and ask them to pray for peace with him. >> i hope this goess well. >> what better way to take my memeage of peace to the average person and bring it to people that can actually make a change in the real world? >> reporter: the flowers he hands out, symbolic for growth and change he says. they've earned him the name flower man. but difrent candidates of course have reacted differently. jeb bush, for one, has fully embraced him. >> great to see you, brother. so campaigning away. thank you, man. >> i don't know if he'd go so far as to say friends, but we're friendly. >> but it's not always like that. >> i got roughed up by trump's followers. that was a nasty situtuion. >> repororr: weber says he's learned a lot about the candidates from doing this. >> the best way to peace is peace through strength. >> even in the beginning i thought of myself as a bit of a rorschach test. i went out there and i'm an aberration. i'm an anomaly. >> reporter: campaign events tend to be very controlled and
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>> some of them freeze up. even bernie sanders froze up. he was like a deer in the headlights. in the case of trump, that said more about trump's supporters than it even did about trump himself. >> reporter: we were with him when he first came face to face with marco rubio. >> senator rubio, a gift for you. >> , man, whattook you so long? m the last one you got.t. >eporter: but it turned outut flower man's reputation had already preceded him. >> he's like a good guy. i think if he changes all his policies he'd be a great president. >> reporter: and this has taken flower man everywhere from new hampshire to texas and arizona and by now he's met with 15 of the candidates and says he hopes to meet with all of them before the primaries come to an end. reena, kendis? >> all right, ines, thank you. i'm curious who he would support in the end. >> i'm curious what he'll do when winter comes around and there are no flowers anywhere. >> that's true. he might actuauay shave the
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hour. this morning on "world news now" -- donald trump's political fight. >> brand new polls showing the former republican front-runner slipping. who would win the rac if the election was right around the corner? the trend making trump even more defensive. family heartbreak. a mother's plea to the public after her 9-year-old son was gunned down near his grandmother's house. the reward and search for clues. life-saving move. the pilot of a small plane using a parachute to avoid disaster. the remarkable scene and dramatic moments captured on camera. and later,r, your voice, your vote. this dog is already a a mayor and now her campaign manager says she could beat trum and clintonp and clinton.
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that's in the mix. on this wednesday november 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hey, good morning, everyone, on this wednesday. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. we do thank you for joining us. we have made it to hump day. and donald trump is feeling like he's going over a hump right now. >> you were saying a dog? >> a dog is running for president.t. >> okay. lots of people. woululthat be a write-in candidate?e? >> he probablyyould rate well in some of the lls. but a real horse race right now in the -- >> it truly is. >> -- presidential race right now. >> like your puns, don't you? >> donald trump coming out swinging at republicans and democrats alike as he slips in the polls after months as the clear gop front-runner. >> and actually a brand new poll now shows hillary clinton and ben carson are in a dead heat, head to head in match-ups. a similar match-up clinton is eight points ahead of donald trump. bernie sanders has a nine-point lead over trump. those new numbers have trump on the defensive.
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abc's stephanie ramos reporor. >> reportete while out promoting s new bobo, gop preredential contenders donald trump wasted no time slamming his opponents and president obama's administration, saying federal reserve chair janet yellen is not raising interest rates because president obama told her not to. >> in my opinion he wants to get out of office because we are in a bubble and when those rates are raised a lot of bad things are going to happen. >> reporter: the white house rejecting trump's accusations that the federal reserve was keeping interest rates low at the quf president obama's administration. >> of cour not. in fact, t ts administrtrion gogo to great lengths to make sure that the federal reserve can make monetary policy decisions that are focused solely on the best interests of the country and our economy. >> reporter: trump didn't stop there, ripping into his republican rivals once again, saying ben carson doesn't have the experience to be president. >> i'm going to make the
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we're going to run the military properly. ing i'm going to take care of those things. ben can't do those things. >> reporter: here's what ben is doing, inching his way up in the polls. a new poll shoho retired neurururgeon carson now has front-runner status in the race for theeepublican mination. carson holding steady with 29% of republican voters to trump's 23%. these new numbers come as the gop candidates continue to battle it out over upcoming debate rules. gop presidential candidates donald trump, carly fiorina, chris christie and john kasich all say they will stay above the fray when it comes to the debate controversy. kendis, reena, back to you. >> thank you so much, stephanie. voters in kentucky have elected a republican governor for only the second time in 40 years. republican matt bevin is a tea partrt favavite. he's never before held office. he opposes kentucky'sxpansion ofof medicaid, which was made popoible by the passage of obama care. bevin also stood behind kim
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to jail for refusing to offer marriage certificates to same-sex couples. hillary clinton is taking aim at the gun lobby, rolling out a new ad backed up by new speeches on the stump. during a campaign stop in iowa clinton promised to make tougher gun control into a voting issue capable of competing with the nra's drive to preserve gun laws. she's pushing to overturn laws at protect gun makers in lawsuits. in chicago there's a grorong memomoal at the spo where a boy was shot to death. he was only 9 years old. police are staleill unsure about a motive in the killing of tyshawn lee in an alley near his grandmother's home. a $20,000 reward is being offered. the victim's heartbroken mother is begging for someone to come forward. >> he didn't hurt nobody. i don't know why this happened to him. >> the boy's basketball was
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found next to his dead body. his family says that he loved basketball and brought his ball everywhere he went. well, it could be the end of the month before south africa's supreme court rules in the care, pistorius. that case was heard yesterday. pistorius was not in the courtroom. prosecutors argued the judge made a mistake last year when manslaughter for the death of his girlfriend. they demanded pistorius be convicted of murder, which would mean a minimum sentence of 15 years. defense attorneys maintain pistorius fired because he thought an intruder was in his apartment. this morning conflicting theories s srling in the aftermath of the russian p pne crasas in egygy as investigators expand the search for debris, a missile strike has been ruled out. authorities say infrared flashes picked up by u.s. satellites may be the csh itself. it could mean many things including a bomb blast or an explosion due to a malfunction. the black boxes should give investigators a better picture
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>> if there was a bomb that went off, that bomb will be very clear -- clearly heard. if the airplane came apart, even the whooshing sound of the air will be apparent on the voice recocoer. >> as remamas a a belongings of the 224 victims are recovered, e egyptian presisint is dismission allegations of a terror attack calling it propaganda. he insists the security situation in the sinai peninsula is under full contro caught o camera in arkansas, a small plane crashing into a street. the pilot, a former topalmart executive, was able to deploy a parachute attached to the plane with the pictures. here's abc's david kerley. >> it was hard to believe. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: that plane falling out of the sky slowly under a parachute. >> plane down. man down. >> reporter: people in cars and rooftops start video recordings and calling 911. >lane has possibly gone down. you have one person who >> reporter: the small plane
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with three on board came down on a fayetteville, arkansas road hitting a truck with a woman and two young children inside. >> all occupants are out of the plane. they're all ambulatory. >> reporter: piloting the plane, former walmart executive, 56-year-old bill simon, who used to run all of the retailer's u.s. operations. it was just after takeoff that the small plane developed a problem. >> they suffered a very severe loss of oil pressure. they wereosing engine andnd alaltude, so they poppepe the emergency chute on the plane. >> reporter: it's the type of plane, a cirrus, that has a built-in parachute. it saved lives in arkansas. there were only two minor injuries. the faa is investigating. david kerley, abc news, burbank airport. federal air safety investigators have figured out why an not ginengine on an airliner burst into flames last week just after takeoff. the main fuel supply line to the airplane was disconnected. maintenance records indicate no
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immediately before the flight. some passengngs suffered minor injuries w wn they slid downn the emergency chutes. and for the second time this week we're reporting on new problems in the volkswagen emissions scandal. the company says an internal review found problems with carbon dioxide emissions from 8 had not,000 vehicles. and this marks the first time that emissions trouble with gas engines as opposed to diesel ones. it's believed it could cost vw more than $2 billion to fix these new problems. none of the gas-powered cars investigated were actually sold in the u.s. u.s. safety regulators have fined japanese auto parts supplier takata $200 million over those exploding air bags. at leaststight people have been killed, more than 100 others injured worldwide by the air bags blowing an internal metal canister into deadly shards of shrapnel shrapnel. takata admitted it did know they were defective but failed to recall them in a timely manner.
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they were defective. it provided incomplete, inaccurate, and misleading information to nhts pchlta, to the companies using its inflateors and to the public. these inflateoror put millionss of americans at risk. >> n nrly 24 million of those air bag inflators have been u.s. takata front driver or passenger side air bag inflators in any vehicles. nascar has come down hard on one of its drivers for intentionally wrecking a competitor. take a look here. watch the number 20 car. that would be matt kenseth. and he purposefully caused a crash on sunday which ended the race for joey logano in the number 22 car there. kenseth was nine laps down at the time. nascar says it has suspended kenseth for two races and put him on probationon for six months because he caused the wreck while having no chance to win the race.
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kenseth's team says it will appeal the suspension. life gets back to normal today in kansas city after a victory parade and rally for the world series champions. it seemed like just about everyone in kansas city -- >> look at that. >> everyone turned out for the big party for the royals. if you didn't, i don't know what was more important. that's a big deal down there, right? officials estimated that the crowd, we're talking about half a malpeople. more than twice the number they expected. some fans who took public transportation say they waited up to threeoursor their ride home, kendis. at is a true fan foror you. threrehours. that's a long time. the party honored the royals for their first world series title in 30 years. that's true team spirit. >> very impressive. of course many schools were closed in the kansasity area to help those kids get out there and celebrate. we've got to mention a remarkable journey that's come to an end for one british woman. sarah ooton kayaked into london on the thames yesterday, ending a round-the-world trip. >> that journey took her 4 1/2 years. during that time ooton was
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forced to postpone a trip across the pacific because of a tropical storm. >> she also became the first person to row from japan to alaska, which toooo her 150 days. and she became the first woman to row solo across the indian ocean. >> she said that when she arrived in london "i really stink of the river sorry, think i need a bit of a shower." >> if you're doing that routine world -- >> you probably do. >> -- i can imagine showers are hard to come by. well, coming up in "the mix," an important message for homeowners. why researchers say you should not rake your leaves. also ahead, paid patriotism. why are professional sports teams sending a bill to the pentor honoring military veterans? and arere taxaxyers responsibib for that bill? andnd new clues in the e. coli outbreak at chipotle restaurants. what investigators are revealing overnight. >> remember check us out on facebook, wnnfans.com. great pictures and videos there. and twitter, @abcwnn. you're watching "world news
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danger for customers at this wendy's restaurant outside of washington, d.c. three men eating inside this shattered atrium were seriously injured when the driver of this vehicle accelerated as he tried to turn into the drive-thru. the driver, a man appearing to be in his 60s, was not injured. police are stillll invesesgating thisisone. and they're consisiring whether to file chges. a 5-year-old boy from
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for saving his mom's life. tommy williams realized something was wrong with mom after she got sick and passed out. so he grabbed her cell phone and he called dad. his quick thinking saved valuable time in getting his mom to the hospital. it turns out she actually had a heart attack. mom is now recovering at home. quick thinking. >> yeah, smart kid. the e. coli outbreak linked to chipotle restaurants in the northwest continues to grow. >> safety investigators have now identified the microorganism responsible which theyelieve wawa carried on fresh produce or possibly on ices. abc's n nl karlinsky has more. >> reporter: chipotle scrubbing its shuttered restaurants and under fire. this lawsuit filed by an e. coli victim claiming a burrito bowl she aidte made her so sick she needed medical attention a week later, claiming the pain was so severe she missed and will continue to miss work because of her illness. other customers complaining as well. >> it was kind of overwhelming. like having all those problems hit at once. it felt like oh, my goodness, what's going on?
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the victims have told health officials they ate at chipotle, leading the restaurant chaha to voluntarily close 43 restaurants in the pacific northwest, even though a direct link is uncertain. an 8-year-old hospitalized north of seattle is a vegetarian. a possible clue that a vegetable may be to blame. experts saying it's also unlikely multiple restaurants would have undercooked meat at the same time. the company saying in a statement, "the safety and well-being of our customers is always our highest priority." health officials say the number of victims has continued to grow, 37 across two states. fortunately no one has died. nealkarlinsky, a a news, seattle. coming up, pain for patriotism. the revelation that pro sports s s s ams are charging the pentagon for honoring veterans. ahead in the next half hour, the sleepwalking teen who ended up in another town. now speaking out.
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first pitch at three milwaukee brewers games. and when this soldier rappelled down a rope att centete ice to drop the puck at a minnesota wild game. in each case the bill sent to the american taxpayer. >> to charge the taxpayers for it in the name of patriotism,is disingenuous at best and frankly unacceptable at worst. >> reporter: senator mccain calls it paid patriotism, and in contracts between sports teams and the pentagon found these price tags. the new york jets, a team valued at $1.8 billion, submitted a $10,000 bill for a soldier to be an honorary captain. the milwaukee brewers c crged $7,500 to throw three c cemonial rst pitches. and the dallas mavericks charged $5,000 for their cheerleaders to throw national guard t-shirts provided by the national guard. the leagues and teams deny they charge for patriotic displays
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with the pentagon to help in recruiting. they insist the tributes are added for free. but we asked the commissioner of major league baseball why those contracts say otherwise. >> so is what the contract says not correct? >> i'm not saying that there aren't contracts that contain that language. i'm saying we in fact discounted the deal so we were not receiving payment for those items. >> reporter: but the leagues have provided no proof of any discounts for the touching tributes sports fans so love. major league baseball and the nfl both say they will review all team contracts with the pentagon, and the nfl going further saying if they find any cases of paid patriotism they will be refunded. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> and this all came to light when congress wanted to know, they wanted to see the contracts. we're talking $6 million in taxpayer money for these things. >> it's kind of unbelievable that all of that has been a paid advertising, all this time. who knew? it's sad.
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now it's time for "the mix." okay. file this under interesting crazy studies that were actually done. >> okay. >> stientscientists are now saying don't rake the leaves in your yard. >> okay. don't have to tell me twice. >> you live in a condo. >> that's true. >> they're saying don't do this because bugs live in the leaves. this is their habitat. butterflies start as larvae in the leaves. when you move it you move the critters to another location. they're saying they're encouraging not to rake their leaves. salamanders, toads, earthworms they all lay eggs or they eat leaves and they made a plea with the public. saying just let gravity take the
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worry about thetgetting them off your yard. >> and in new york city you have a lot of rats in the leaves. creative ways of people trying to get rid of their leaves. >> we sure have. they're saying don't worry about that. i did admit that this weekend for a halloween party at my house i removed all the leaves off my deck without thinking and know feel a little guilty. >> for removing the leaves. >> for removing the leaves. >> why didn't your husband do that? >> because i'm a woman who does everything. a strong woman. not that he isn't -- >> i am woman, hear me roar. >> that's right. >> arrr. all right. take a look at this. speaking of women ruling the world, or females -- or not females. well, it's a dog, and it's a girl. >> where are you going with this? >> it's the mayor of the tiny town of private hash, ken. 315 constituents there. and now this dog lucy liuou is running for president.
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she has an interesting slogan. she says she's the -- >> don't use that word. >> the b you can -- >> the b. i like that. >> she says all the other presidential candidates are dogs, why shouldn't a real one run? that's whenwhat her campaign manager and owner says. she promises on h website to never, ever pee on her constituents' vehicles. >> she vow that. >> she's vowed that. >> that's a good campaign promise. >> we'll see. >> we should cover it every night and see where she goes. one thing that drives a lot of people crazy here in new york are slow walkers. on the sidewalks. when you're on the subway stay on the left. stay on the left if you're walking down. a store in england decided they're going to make a fast lane for shoppers to make the experience more -- much better. they have a fast lane at argo's in liverpool. they've conducted research. 31% of people are frustrated with pavement hoggers, they don't like people check their
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they think thi this morning on "world news now" -- plane crash mystery. new details about the doomed russian jet that crashed in the egyptian desert. the burst of heat that was spotted by satellites, and what it means for investigators. trump slump. the latest poll showing donald trump falling behind in the presidential race. his response as the republican race takes a new turn. and new this half hour, a tattoo artist who really trusts his 4-year-old daughter. >> the little girl wanted to give daddy a tattoo, and he let her. but his trust only went so far. and later in "the skinny," life after "the daily show." jon stewart's big return to television. so when will viewers be able to see his brand of humor again?
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good wednesday morning to you. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. thank you for joining us. we're going to start on a serious note, begin with the search for clues in that tragic russian plane crash in egypt. the debris field now larger than first believed. >> investigators are searching a broader area of the sinai desert for wreckage, and we now know that heat flash was detected around the jet just before it went down, but that still doesn't tell us what caused the crash. with more here's abc's alex marquardt. >> reporter: russian teams combing through the field of debris, looking for clues that could help solve this mystery. the u.s. is not denying that terrorism could be to blame but has all but ruled out a missile from the ground. a u.s. satellite picked up infrared flashes, which could be the crash itself, an engine or fuel tank explosion, or a bomb. a missile would have left an
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the search area is now 11 square miles, indicating they believe the plane came apart high in mid-air. the answers to this tragedy will come from the wreckage and the black boxes. to be analyzed inside this building in cairo by russian, egyptian, and other international teams. the plane's owners deny mechanical or pilot failure are to blame. while egypt's president has slammed allegations of a terrorist attack as propaganda. in st. petersburg a mother held a picture of her 28-year-old son raman. crying as she tells us he won the vacation to egypt and told her, "i'll see the world." a spokesman for egypt's aviation ministry tells us that the investigators finishing up at the crash site will join those analyzing the black boxes here in cairo and together finally launch the full investigation. alex marquardt, abc news, cairo. we're learning what likely caused another airline emergency.
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in ft. lauderdale. investigators say a fuel line to the engine was disconnected. records indicate that the plane had been in storage for two years before being put back into service by dynamic airways. one person was seriously hurt in last week's fire. and federal safety investigators will be looking into this small plane crash in arkansas. cell phone video showing a parachute helping to bring the aircraft down on a busy road in fayetteville, arkansas. all three men on board the plane were taken to a hospital, as was a woman whose truck was hit. they're all expected to be okay. under fire for a confrontation aboard a plane. seven passengers never get off they were kicked off after an argument over seat assignments. crew members called them disruptive, but others are charging racism. here's abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: you're watching a confrontation which ends with a group of passengers, all black, being removed from this commercial jet. some of those kicked off are
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>> i'm really humiliated just for the simple fact, that you know, you hear about this type of stuff happening in america, you know, discrimination issues. >> reporter: but what really happened is in dispute. police say they were called after an argument broke out over a double-booked seat. >> i'm talking to him. >> reporter: an african-american male passenger apparently was frustrated and some witnesses say a white flight attendant considered at least one in the group a threat. >> the stewardess got a little nervous, and they wanted him to leave the plane. >> reporter: but while harsh words were clearly exchanged, other passengers were confused. suggesting matters never truly got out of hand. >> there's no loud noise or language, no yelling or anything like that. >> reporter: that's why alexandria wright, one of those removed, is so angry. >> why is it six black people get kicked off the plane? >> reporter: the airline said they are investigating the incident and that they do not tolerate discrimination. lots of frustration here but no one was arrested or detained. sometimes with issues of race there's no black and white easy answer.
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york. two months after the death of an illinois police officer sparked a massive manhunt, authorities are expected to announce today that it was a suicide. lake county lieutenant joe gliniewicz was found shot dead shortly after he radioed that he was chasing three men on foot. authorities later confirmed that the 52-year-old, who spent three decades on the force, was shot with his own weapon. sources say police will reveal in a news conference this morning that gliniewicz took his own life. also in chicago the mother of a murdered 9-year-old is begging for someone to come forward with information. tyshawn lee was shot to death at close range in an alley near his grandmother's house. sources say the fourth-grader may have been targeted as part of gang-related retaliation toward his father. a $20,000 reward has been offered in connection with the case. another death of a young football player, this one just 9 years old. wyatt barber collapsed at a youth football practice in ohio
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they even called 911. but the third-grader died a short time later. officials say the kid had just finished running sprints and they called it a light practice without contact. the coroner has yet to determine the cause of death. >> okay. we're going to turn to politics now and voters in kentucky have elected a republican governor for only the second time in 40 years. republican matt bevin is a tea party favorite who's never before held public office. he opposes kentucky's expansion of medicaid, which was made possible by the passage of obama care. bevin also stood by kim davis, the county clerk who went to jail for refusing to offer marriage certificates to same-sex couples. and in ohio in the meantime a measure that would have legalized marijuana was defeated. the proposed amendment to ohio's constitution would have made pot legal both for recreational and medical use. 65% of voters rejected it.
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marijuana advocates called the a defeat a bump in the road. and in presidential politics national polls continue to show donald trump slipping. a brand new poll now shows hillary clinton and ben carson in a dead heat head-to-head match-up. in a similar match-up clinton is eight points ahead of donald trump. bernie sanders has a nine-point lead over trump. >> okay. as for the donald, he is ready to roll out his first tv ads this week as he falls behind ben carson in those polls that reena mentioned. until recently trump had soared in popularity without shelling out money on campaign ads. but the latest polls also have him trailing in possible match-ups with hillary clinton and bernie sanders. trump appeared on "good morning america" yesterday blasting carson and his other opponents. >> ben just doesn't have the experience. it's not his thing, george. you know, you're born with it. it's not his thing. he hasn't got the temperament for. it's not the right thing for him. >> and trump also had some choice words for jeb bush, calling him a stiff who doesn't
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have a chance. all right. this florida girl doesn't like to report this news. we know it's not officially winter yet but what's being called the first official winter storm is hitting the rockies and central mountains in the west. more than a foot of snow has already fallen over the sierra nevada. drivers need chains. look at that. snow tires on most mountain highways around lake tahoe. much of northern nevada is getting quite a bit of rain too with a strong wind advisory around las vegas. in nebraska the skies outside of omaha were alive with color. this time lapse video shows a dramatic sky show. the northern lights. it's what happens when a dense stream of protons fired off from the sun interacts with the earth's magnetic field. you got, that kendis? >> yes. >> there will be a test after this report. >> you're so smart. >> the light displays should continue in the coming days over the central and northern u.s. far away from city lights. i'm still upset about winter coming. can't we just wait till february to have one month of winter? >> we're talking "game of thrones" or something else? because winter is coming.
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so this will make you proud. >> okay. >> tampa. a father and daughter in tampa area have shared a rather unique special experience with each other. the 4-year-old chloe loves to paint. >> her dad owns a tattoo shop. he has a variety of tattoos all over his body. now, one small piece has is a red and green strawberry which you see right there, was done by chloe. dad says even though chloe did the work he was in total control of the process. >> it is a professional tool, but the way that i was controlling the pedal as well, nothing could have gone wrong, and if she were to move kind of a different angle i didn't like i was helping her to guide the machine. >> that makes me feel so much better. asks why she drew a strawberry on her father, she said, "because they're yummy." her father called it an awesome moment that he knows chloe will remember forever. but it's true. kids like to have a little bit more, you know -- a little control of those things.
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the table at dinner. >> and that's the bold move you that guys -- >> i let them handle the forks. >> yeah. tattooing me, no. i'll pass on that ink. coming up in "the skinny," the hint from superstar author j.k. rowling about a new book. will she reach out to "harry potter" fans? >> also ahead, the teenager who woke up nine miles away from her home. the sleepwalking drama described in an abc newslusive. and later, the pig fight involving a california family and their prized pet. it's neighbor versus neighbor, and you'll see who's winning that. after we take a look at the big map. 87 degrees in orlando today. you're watching "world news now." we're all about florida today, aren't we? >> we love our florida, don't we? >> announcer: "world news now" weather. brought to you by creditcards.com. bank you never heard of, that's my name haa! thank you. uh, next. watch me make your interest rate... disappear.
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a dangerous collision between wildlife and an automobile played out on a rural road in finland. the driver's dash cam caught the moment his or her car broadsided a moose. the driver was apparently able to pull off to the side of the road. no word on the driver's condition or the fate of that moose. teenager found nine miles away from her home overnight. she got there by sleepwalking. you and i were talking about this. it's hard when you're not used to or know about sleepwalking. it actually happens, right? >> but this happened. she was at home at the time. at first she was a little bit too embarrassed to share her story, but now she's speaking down. abc's cana whitworth spoke to her. made it that far. >> reporter: 19-year-old taylor gammel recounting the moment she
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sleepwalking for nine miles starting from her bedroom. >> first thing i remember was just walking. it kind of took me a minute to realize i wasn't dreaming but that i was actually walking. >> reporter: her dad steve says taylor has a pattern of sleepwalking but had never ventured out this far, that is, until last tuesday when at 6:00 a.m. he realized his daughter wasn't home. >> you have this young beautiful daughter alone walking around. any number of things could happen. >> you can imagine the three hours that my wife and i, michelle, were just going crazy just worried about her. >> reporter: the gammels called police, who used bloodhounds and a helicopter to aid in the search. taylor, wearing her pajamas and just socks on her feet, had traversed nine miles from her home. >> do your feet hurt after that? >> yeah, they hurt really bad for a while. and my legs too. >> reporter: when she woke up, she recognized this movie theater and she knew she was close to her uncle's house. >> were you so thankful that you
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>> yeah. i don't know what i would have done. >> reporter: showing the stairs to the basement and then the door where she left it's hard to imagine somebody doing this asleep. >> just like that. >> reporter: nearly 4% of people report sleepwalking within the past year. taylor says it's something that just happens from time to time. >> are there any precautions that you can take? >> yeah, we have an alarm on my door. so every time i open it it like goes off. >> dads rejoicing everywhere right now. >> there are so many things that could have gone wrong or happened. i'm really lucky. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, denver. i've done it a few times at a >> you have? >> yeah. tried to get back into my room and like oh, well. i walked outside of my room. >> well, i hope you were >> i've done it a few times at hotels. >> moving on. why jon stewart may be heading back to television. >> and justin bieber's fans
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"the skinny" is next.d news n s so skinny topping our "skinny" headlines this morning, a man with talent, jon stewart, has a new career move. >> after retiring from "the daily show" back in august the comedian has officially signed a dear with the four-year contract will involve stewart producing
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short-form digital content for the premium cable network's hbo now and hbo go platforms. >> reporter: stewart took a break from "the daily show" to produce and direct the film "rosewater" last year and in that time john oliver took over his hosting duties. oliver has since moved o host his own show, "last week tonight," which airs on hbo. >> and that has fueled a lot of speculation of an eventual collaboration between the two. but for now stewart leads with a statement quoting, here, "appearing on television 22 minutes a night clearly broke me." he says, "i'm pretty sure i can produce a few minutes of content now and again." >> well, he's done it for over a decade. >> it was quite a while. >> 15 years. >> 15-year run on "the daily show"? >> yeah. it's a long time. >> we're glad to see he's back. well, famed "harry potter" author j.k. rowling says she's got a whole new story up her sleeves for young readers. >> in an interview with the bbc, j.k. rowling said she has an idea for a children's book and has actually written part of it. she didn't offer a name or a genre.
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unrelated to harry potter. >> hmm. right now rowling is finishing the script for the potter spinoff. "fantastic feats and where to find them." >> look forward to that. and as of this week justin bieber no longer on probation for vandalizing his neighbor's home with eggs but he's still take his hits in the court of public opinion. >> yeah, he is. so you remember this. when he walked out on a radio interview in spain. the host apparently looking for a viral moment and getting a completely different one. >> then over the weekend in norway another walk-off, getting annoyed when fans kept grabbing his legs. he didn't like it, so he stormed off. >> but before leaving europe justin provides one last awkward moment with this lesson for some rhythmically challenged fans. >> at least clap on the right notes. come on, guys. stop, stop, stop. it's like this. clap. clap. if you're going to clap. it's not -- yeah.
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got to make up your mind >> in his defense, kendis, those fans were way off. >> on behalf of those fans -- >> our own newsroom. take a look at this. we can't quite get on beat. what do you mean >> deb's not even -- deb over there is not even -- she doesn't want to go there. not looking up. look at her. she's working hard. finally, you might not have their rhythm but you can have their teeth and hair. there are some strange items from famous musicians going up for auction saturday. julian's will be taking bids for a whole slew of items including the head of ringo's kick drum from that iconic first ed sullivan show. >> pretty cool. but here is where it gets weird. you can get a lock of hair from john lennon's 1963 mop top along with a note that reads "love ball." >> if hair's not your thing, you
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okay. so finally this half hour, the issue of pets and what animals are allowed to have that title as -- in a legal sense. >> most of us have cats or dogs, but the popularity of pot-bellied pig ownership is presenting a huge problem for many municipalities that don't allow them. kabc's leo stallworth has the story. >> reporter: meet mooda, an 11-year-old potbellied pig. jeffrey rowland and his wife say he's part of the family, a pet. but ventura county says he's a farm animal who doesn't belong in a neighborhood like la
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the rowlands lost their battle to keep mooda and their three other potbellied pigs in their home. >> honestly, it's a defeat. we thought the information we presented was going to allow them to present pigs as pets. >> well, our ordinance is specific and it lists which animals are considered to be farm animals, and it doesn't say a potbellied pig should be treated differently than a normal farm american grown pig. >> reporter: the rowlands argue they've had their pigs since they were babies and the animals are like therapy pigs. stephanie rowlands says she suffers from mental illness and the pigs keep her calm. >> they are our children. they are our life. i mean, how would you choose, you know -- sorry. i actually have tourette's. so that's what the ticks are. >> reporter: the ventura county board of supervisors did take rowland's health issues into consideration and will allow them to keep one of the pigs. the family has six months to decide whether to stay at home with one animal or move with all four.
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but the family says no matter what they're going to keep mooda and the rest of their pets. >> never, ever, ever. how do you choose between your children? >> it's your family. and when someone goes after your family you take it personally. >> you've got six months. what do you do? >> well, we look into other avenues. we look into other ideas. >> are you going to move? >> thas another possibility. >> reporter: leo stallworth reporting for abc news. >> leo does exceptional reporting, i have to say. one of my favorite people to watch on television. >> he's great. and mooda, by the way, the pig is not going to be bacon in six months. >> that's good news. but there's one thing i know about pigs which is really true. never hug them. they don't like to be hugged because their mamas didn't hug them. they weren't in their pouches.
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you were snuggling that one. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." donald trump is blasting his gop rivals as he loses some ground. he's trailing ben carson and the top democrats in the latest polls. now he's taking aim at his gop rivals and looking for a lifeline with his first tv ads. everyone's okay after a small plane crashed onto a street in arkansas. the pilot, a former top walmart executive, was able to deploy a parachute attached to the plane. u.s. regulators have slapped a record fine of up to $200 million on japanese auto parts supplier takata over those exploding air bags that have killed at least eight people worldwide and injured more than 100 others. and voters in ohio have defeated a measure that would
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have legalized marijuana. the proposed amendment to ohio's constitution would have made pot legal for both recreational and medicinal use. 65% of voters rejected it. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, november 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begin this half hour with donald trump losing his front-runner status to ben carson but he's not going down without a fight. a lot of people said it's still too early to tell what's going to happen in the election. >> the big election is a year away exactly this week. but the latest polls now show that hillary clinton and carson are in a dead heat in head-to-head match-ups. in a similar match-up clinton is eight points ahead of donald trump and bernie sanders has a nine-point lead over trump. with new polls come some fighting words. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: donald trump doing
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donald trump. donald trump is still attracting the most media and the biggest crowds. all these people lined up to get their book signed. but his poll numbers are slipping. the man topping trump, dr. ben carson, trump hitting him hard. >> ben just doesn't have the experience. it's not his thing, george. you know, you're born with it. it's not his thing. he hasn't got the temperament for it. it's not the right thing for him. >> well, i would say experience comes from a variety of different things. it doesn't only have to be in one segment or the other. >> reporter: in tampa 1,000 carson supporters turned up for his book signing. >> he's a true christian with values. >> he stands up and speaks his mimd. >> he's rational. he's not quick-tempered. >> reporter: carson's fans embracing him as a political outsider with humble roots and hard-line conservative positions on issues like abortion. >> i'm a reasonable person. and if people can come up with a
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reasonable explanation of why they would like to kill a ba, i'll listen. >> reporter: trump, the other main outsider in the race, selling a different message. but together they have dealt a blow to establishment candidates like jeb bush. trump now predicting bush's campaign is over. >> he's a stiff. okay? he's a nice guy. he doesn't have a chance. he ought to do what walker did. >> you think he should drop out? >> oh, absolutely. he has no chance. >> reporter: jeb bush is in new hampshire, a state he tells me he's going to win, and he really is trying to get better. we've confirmed that the campaign has hired a media coach to help jeb become a better communicator. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> thank you, tom. democrats have lost a long-held governor's office. voters in kentucky have elected a republican governor for only the second time in 40 years. matt bevin ia tea party favorite who's never held public office. he stood behind kim davis, the county clerk who went to jail for refusing to offer marriage certificates to same-sex couples. and houston voters have defeated what was known as
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effort to secure non-discrimination protection for gays and transgender people. opponents of the issue have branded it the bathroom ordinance, saying it would allow sexual predators dressed as women to use women's restrooms. houston's mayor, who is gay, called that fear mongering. overseas warming relations are being credited for paving the way for a historic meeting between two asian presidents. the presidents of china and taiwan will meet this weekend for the first time since civil war divided their lands in 1949. the meeting to be held in singapore, expected to be china's last chance to press for conomic and political ties before taiwan elects a new president and legislature. and also overseas, first lady michelle obama made a splash with u.s. troops stationed in doha yesterday when she visited an air base with late-night talk show host conan o'brien. the base in the tiny persian gulf state of qatar hosts troops and aircraft targeting isis in
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syria and iraq. the first lady is set to deliver a speech at a world summit in qatar today, focusing on girls' education. well, investigators are scrambling to piece together what went wrong over the skies of egypt as confusion emerges over the crash of the russian passenger jet with 224 people on board. satellite imagery is offering new clues. we get more from abc's molly hunter. >> reporter: investigators are sorting through the wreckage at that crash site and the analysis of those black boxes is under way. the russian metrojet plane fell from the sky on saturday, and experts say the cockpit voice recorder could tell investigators what was going on in those final seconds as the airbus a-321 came apart. >> there was a bomb that went off, that bomb will be very clear -- clearly heard. if the airplane came apart, even the whooshing sound of the air will be apparent on the voice recorder. >> reporter: metrojet has been adamant that the plane had no
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external influences caused the aircraft to break apart 30,000 feet in the air. but aviation officials say that's premature. >> 14 years ago this airplane had a very hard landing in cairo that hit the tail so badly it had to be repaired. and they may want to go back and look at that repair and see if it may have been a cause of this catastrophe. >> reporter: in washington the pentagon says a u.s. satellite equipped with infrared sensors picked up what they call flashes around the same time the plane was over the sinai peninsula. but u.s. intelligence officials were quick to say they don't believe those flashes were a missile. the egyptian president is pushing back against that theory that terrorism brought this plane down. and in moscow the kremlin agrees, saying there is no evidence that this was a terrorist act. molly hunter, abc ne, cairo, egypt.
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in chicago there's a growing memorial at the spot where a 9-year-old boy was murdered. police say tyshawn lee was hit several times at close range. sources say it might be gang retaliation related to the fourth-grader's father. his grieving mother begging for answers. >> anyone who knows anything. please. >> his family says tyshawn was a great kid who happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. we can learn as soon as today the source of the e. coli outbreak at chipotle restaurants in the northwest. safety investigators have now identified the microorganism responsible, which they believe was likely carried on fresh produce or possibly on spices. food safety attorney bill marler is now representing eight clients who became ill. all of them are vegetarians. >> that really helps kind of solidify that it's likely a fresh product, some perishable product that's likely the source
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of this outbreak. >> there are now at least 37 confirmed cases of e. coli in oregon and washington linked to the chipotle restaurants. a pennsylvania charter school is still up and running thanks to the teachers, who have agreed to work without pay. money for the school has been cut off because of a stalled state budget. the teachers at feld charter school say they'll do what it takes to make sure their students get an education. but the schedule had to be adjusted to four days a week and slightly shorter days. >> we're losing an hour and 15 minutes approximately plus the friday we're not in school. we have -- we're losing learning time. >> student loans and stuff are being deferred. things like that. and we're adjusting. and our budget's definitely gotten a little bit less, and we're kind of tweaking with that. but you know, we make it work. >> well, some teachers have taken part-time jobs to get by until a budget is passed, but they say closing the school, well, that's not an option. well, ho, ho, ho. we've got a couple of airlines
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with holiday gifts for travelers. but it comes from the grinch. higher baggage fees. spirit airlines is continuing what it started last year, hiking fees for checked luggage on flights during the holidays. and frontier airlines is following suit, charging an extra five to ten dollars for checked and carry-on bags for flights between thanksgiving week and just after new year's. what have we got to do now, wear all of our clothes on board planes? wear all of it? tsa's going to love us. >> looking like the michelin man. when you board the flight. okay. so if you think baggage fees are getting out of control, just wait until you hear what it costs to park in boston. the asking price for a newly listed single parking spot inside a garage that is located frankly in the tony beacon hill neighborhood -- $650,000. >> oh, stop it. come on. that's not real. >> that's actually more than half of the condos listed for sale in boston, and it's apparently what people are willing to pay. >> the last space that sold here
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and closed on october 9th, not even a month ago, sold for $390,000. that's 11x, 11 times what they were originally offered for. >> but wait, that 650,000 does not include the tax and maintenance fee of nearly $500 a month. the garage also isn't open between midnight and 6:30 a.m. and you must surrender your keys to a parking attendant. >> i'd get a bike. i'd get a bike. or a skateboard. >> not even if tom brady and gisele were there parking for you. >> but that would be an option for you? >> that would be kind of hot. okay. so when you think of places to see in seattle maybe you're thinking of course about the space needle of course. or centurylink field where the seahawks play or pike place market, popular, where guys throw the fish around. >> and under the market is what's called the gum wall. yeah, this is gum. it's about to get a cleaning. starting tuesday about a million pieces of gum that have been stuck to the wall over the last 20 years will be power-washed off.
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yuck. >> it actually kind of looks artistic and cool. >> please don't touch that. i hope there's hand sanitizer. >> seattle officials say the gum is damaging the bricks underneath. but once the wall is clean people will be allowed to start putting the gum back up. ew. >> that's really gross. that is just so unhygienic. and the disease that could be spreading from human contact. but in 2035 to "world news now" we'll talk about power-washing the second wall that was up. >> who'll be here then? coming up, neighbor against neighbor. a nasty dispute over a child's behavior. also ahead, the guy known as the flower man who shows up at presidential campaign events. e hearing about his serious message. a "world news now" exclusive. >> oh, hey, dude. and new insight into the final days of robin williams. his widow is sharing very personal details in an abc news exclusive. after our forecast map.
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wildfire. well, after more than a year since his death, robin williams's widow is breaking her silence, opening up in an emotional interview about her husband's suicide. >> susan williams is revealing a previously undetected medical condition in his final months and spoke exclusively to abc's amy robach. >> reporter: nearly four decades of unparalleled brilliance by robin williams. >> my first day as a woman and i'm getting hot flashes. >> reporter: his seven final years spent with his third wife, susan. >> it's what i always dreamed of love would be, someone who really sees you for who you are inside. >> reporter: but on august 11th last year susan left for work and soon got a call from williams' assistant that she couldn't wake him up. >> that 20-minute car ride i just screamed the whole way. "robin." >> did you get to see him? >> yes. i got to tell him, i forgive you.
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>> reporter: the 63-year-old actor had been diagnosed with early stages of parkinson's disease. >> most people think your husband killed himself because he was depressed. >> no. lewy body dementia killed robin. >> reporter: lewy body dementia. his autopsy revealed he was suffering from that debilitating brain disease. which can cause depression, anxiety and paranoia. >> it's what took his life. >> was he losing his mind? >> yes. absolutely. and he was aware of it. >> reporter: and in that last week doctors were planning to check him into a facility to help treat him. the night before he died susan had renewed hope. >> i think he's getting better. and then he said good night. good night. that was the last. >> so incredibly difficult. we thank amy robach for that. you can see more of amy's exclusive interview with susan williams opening up about her legal battle with robin's children later this morning on "good morning america."
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>> my son on his fourth birthday was riding his bike and the child threw him to the ground, grabbed with both hands his hair, and shook him violently. >> reporter: the neighbors say the case is not about autism. >> it's about the safety of our children. they were attacked on multiple occasions. >> they have been slapped, hit, kicked, basically terrorized. >> reporter: but a judge is now weighing in saying the lawsuit should go to a judicial settlement conference where both parties mediate and end the litigation. >> every extra day we have to go through this lawsuit it takes the focus away from helping our child. it's taken a lot of hours away that we would be supporting him. >> reporter: the legal action calls the family at the center of the suit to move out of their home, but that didn't put an end to the litigation. the hope now is that the mediation will. linsey davis, abc news, new york. all right. coming up, flowers for peace.
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with the presidential race in full swing, candidates are taking to the stump with their respective messages. but it's not just the candidates getting out there. >> yeah, there's one man with a whole lot of facial hair and flowers, and he's surprising the candidates, trying to see what they're really like. abc's ines de la cuetara is on the road with this unique story. >> reporter: he's a bit of an unusual sight but by now rob webber has become a fixture of the campaign trail. >> mr. trump, for world peace. >> reporter: this boston-based musician has been traveling the country to meet with candidates simply to hand them a flower and ask them to pray for peace with him.
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>> i hope this goes well. >> what better way to take my message of peace to the average person and bring it to people that can actually make a change in the real world? >> reporter: the flowers he hands out, symbolic for growth and change he says. they've earned him the name flower man. but different candidates of course have reacted differently. jeb bush, for one, has fully embraced him. >> great to see you, brother. so campaigning away. thank you, man. >> i don't know if he'd go so far as to say friends, but we're friendly. >> but it's not always like that. >> i got roughed up by trump's followers. that was a nasty situation. >> reporter: webber says he's learned a lot about the candidates from doing this. >> the best way to peace is peace through strength. >> even in the beginning i thought of myself as a bit of a rorschach test. i went out there and i'm an aberration. i'm an anomaly. >> reporter: campaign events tend to be very controlled and flower man's antics catch the candidates off guard. >> some of them freeze up. even bernie sanders froze up. he was like a deer in the headlights. in the case of trump, that said more about trump's supporters
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than it even did about trump himself. >> reporter: we were with him when he first came face to face with marco rubio. >> senator rubio, a gift for you. >> oh, man, what took you so long? i'm the last one you got. >> reporter: but it turned out flower man's reputation had already preceded him. >> he seems like a good guy. i think if he changes all his policies he'd be a great president. >> reporter: and this has taken flower man everywhere from new hampshire to texas and arizona and by now he's met with 15 of the candidates and says he hopes to meet with all of them before the primaries come to an end. reena, kendis? >> ines, what a great report. thank you so much for that. >> yeah. other than all of his policies he would get my vote as president. i love that. what a cool guy. >> good response from rubio, though. >> yeah. that's the news for this half hour. >> weigh in on facebook.
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we love hearing from you. this morning on "world news now" -- donald trump's political fight. >> brand new polls showing the former republican front-runner slipping. who would win the race if the election was right around the corner? the trend trump even more defensive. family heartbreak. a mother's plea to the public after her 9-year-old son was gunned down near his grandmother's house. the reward and search for clues. life-saving move. the pilot of a small plane using a parachute to avoid disaster. the remarkable scenend dramatic moments captured on camera. and later, your voice, your vote. this dog is already a mayor and now her campaign manager says she could beat trump and clinton.
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on this wednesday november 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." on this wednesday. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. we do thank you for joining us. we have made it to hump day. and donald trump is feeling like he's going over a hump right now. >> you were saying a dog? >> a dog is running for president. >> okay. lots of people. would that be a write-in candidate? >> he probably would rate well in some of the polls. but a real horse race right now in the -- >> it truly is. >> -- presidential race right now. >> like your puns, don't you? >> donald trump coming out swinging at republicans and democrats alike as he slips in the polls after months as the clear gop front-runner. >> and actually a brand new poll now shows hillary clinton and ben carson are in a dead heat, head to head in match-ups. a similar match-up clinton is eight points ahead of donald trump. bernie sanders has a nine-point lead over trump. those new numbers have trump on the defensive.
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abc's stephanie ramos reports. >> reporter: while out promoting his new book, gop presidential contender donald trump waved -- wasted no time slamming his opponents and president obama's administration, saying federal reserve chair janet yellen is not raising interest rates because president obama told her not to. >> in my opinion he wants to get out of office because we are in a bubble and when those rates are raised a lot of bad things are going to happen. >> reporter: the white house rejecting trump's accusations that the federal reserve was keeping interest rates low at the request of president obama's administration. >> of course not. in fact, this administration goes to great lengths to make sure that the federal reserve can make monetary policy decisions that are focused solely on the best interests of the country and our economy. >> reporter: trump didn't stop there, ripping into his republican rivals once again, saying ben carson doesn't have the experience to be president. >> i'm going to make the
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greatest deals you've ever seen on trade. we're going to run the military properly. i'm going to take care of those things. ben can't do those things. >> reporter: here's what ben is doing, inching his way up in the polls. a new poll shows retired neurosurgeon carson now has front-runner status in the race for the republican nomination. carson holding steady with 29% of republican voters to trump's 23%. these new numbers come as the gop candidates continue to battle it out over upcoming debate rules. gop presidential candidates donald trump, carly fiorina, chris christie and john kasich all say they will stay above the fray when it comes to the debate controversy. kendis, reena, back to you. >> thank you so much, stephanie. voters in kentucky have elected a republican governor for only the second time in 40 years. republican matt bevin is a tea party favorite. he's never before held office. he opposes kentucky's expansion of medicaid, which was made possible by the passage of obama care. bevin also stood behd kim davis, the county clerk who went to jail for refusing to offer
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marriage certificates to same-sex couples. hillary clinton is taking aim at the gun lobby, rolling out a new ad backed up by new speeches on the stump. during a campaign stop in iowa clinton promised to make tougher gun control into a voting issue capable of competing with the nra's drive to preserve gun rights. she's promising to close loopholes and pushing to that protect gun makers in in chicago there's a growing memorial at the spot where a boy was shot to death. he was only 9 years old. police are still unsure about a motive in the killing of tyshawn lee in an alley near his grandmother's home. a $20,000 reward is being offered. the victim's heartbroken mother is begging for someone to come forward. >> he didn't hurt nobody. i don't know why this happened to him. >> the boy's basketball was found next to his dead body.
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basketball and brought his ball everywhere he went. well, it could be the end of the month before south africa's supreme court rules in the care, the appeals case against oscar pistorius. that case was heard yesterday. pistorius was not in the courtroom. prosecutors argued the judge made a mistake last year when she convicted pistorius of manslaughter for the death of his girlfriend. they demanded pistorius be convicted of murder, which would mean a minimum sentence of 15 years. defense attorneys maintain pistorius fired because he thought an intruder was in his apartment. this morning conflicting theories swirling in the aftermath of the russian plane crash in egypt as investigators expand the search for debris. a missile strike has been ruled out. authorities say infrared flashes picked up by u.s. satellites may be the crash itself. it could mean many things including a bomb blast or an explosion due to a malfunction. the black boxes should give investigators a better picture of what happened.
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>> if there was a bomb that went off, that bomb will be very clear -- clearly heard. if the airplane came apart, even the whooshing sound of the air will be apparent on the voice recorder. >> as remains and belongings of the 224 victims are recovered, the egyptian president is dismissing allegations of a terror attack calling it propaganda. he insists the security situation in the sinai peninsula is under full control. caught on camera in arkansas, a small plane crashing into a street. the pilot, a former top walmart executive, was able to deploy a parachute attached to the plane with the pictures. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: it was hard to believe. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: that plane falling out of the sky slowly under a parachute. >> plane down. man down. >> reporter: people in cars and rooftops start videoecordings and calling 911. >> plane has possibly gone down. you have one person who parachuted. >> reporter: the small plane with three on board came down on
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hitting a truck with a woman and two young children inside. >> all occupants are out of the plane. they're all ambulatory. >> reporter: piloting the plane, former walmart executive, 56-year-old bill simon, who used to run all of the retailer's u.s. operations. it was just after takeoff that the small plane developed a problem. >> they suffered a very severe loss of oil pressure. they were losing engine and altitude, so they popped the emergency chute on the plane. >> reporter: it's the type of plane, a cirrus, that has a built-in parachute. it saved lives in arkansas. there were only two minor injuries. the faa is investigating. david kerley, abc news, burbank airport. federal air safety investigators have figured out why an engine on an airliner burst into flames last week just before takeoff. the northeast says the main fuel supply line to the airplane was disconnected. maintenance records indicate no action on the fuel coupling immediately before the flight.
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some passengers suffered minor injuries when they slid down the emergency chutes. and for the second time this week we're reporting on new problems in the volkswagen emissions scandal. the company says an internal review found problems with carbon dioxide emissions from 800,000 vehicles. and this marks the first time that emissions trouble with gas engines as opposed to diesel ones. it's believed it could cost vw more than $2 billion to fix these new problems. none of the gas-powered cars investigated were actually sold in the u.s. u.s. safety regulators have fined japanese auto parts supplier takata $200 million over those exploding air bags. at least eight people have been killed, more than 100 others bags blowing an internal metal canister into deadly shards of shrapnel.
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airbag inflaters were defective but failed to recall them in a timely manner. >> it refused to acknowledge they were defective. it provided incomplete, inaccurate, and misleading information to nhtsa, to the companies using its inflators and to the public. >> these failures put millions of americans at risk. >> nearly 24 million of those air bag inflators have been recalled on air bags sold in the u.s. honda says it will not now use takata front driver or passenger side air bag inflators in any vehicles under development. nascar has come down hard on one of its drivers for intentionally wrecking a competitor. take a look here. watch the numb 20 car. that would be matt kenseth. and he purposefully caused a crash on sunday which ended the race for joey logano in the number 22 car there. kenseth was nine laps down at the time. nascar says it has suspended kenseth for two races and put him on probation for six months because he caused the wreck while having no chance to win the race.
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appeal the suspension. life gets back to normal today in kansas city after a victory parade and rally for the world series champions. it seemed like just about everyone in kansas city -- >> look at that. >> everyone turned out for the big party for the royals. if you didn't, i don't know what was more important. that's a big deal down there, right? officials estimated that the crowd, we're talking about half a million people. more than twice the number they expected. some fans who took public transportation say they waited up to three hours for their ride home, kendis. that is a true fan for you. three hours. that's a long time. the party honored the royals for their first world series title in 30 years. that's true team spirit. >> very impressive. of course many schools were closed in the kansas city area to help those kids get out there and celebrate. we've got to mention a remarkable journey that's come to an end for one british woman. sarah outen kayaked into london on the thames yesterday, ending a round-the-world trip. >> that journey took her 4 1/2 years. during that time outen was forced to postpone a trip across
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the pacific because of a tropical storm. >> she also became the first person to row from japan to alaska, which took her 150 days. and she became the first woman to row solo across the indian ocean. >> she said that when she arrived in london "i really stink of the river. so i think i need a bit of a shower." >> if you're doing that routine world -- >> you probably do. >> -- i can imagine showers are hard to come by. well, coming up in "the mix," an important message for homeowners. why researchers say you should not rake your leaves. also ahead, paid patriotism. why are professional sports teams sending a bill to the pentagon for honoring military veterans? and are taxpayers responsible for that bill? and new clues in the e. coli outbreak at chipotle restaurants. what investigators are revealing overnight. >> remember check us out on facebook, wnnfans.com. great pictures and videos there. and twitter, @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."wnnfans.com. great pictures and videos there. and twitter, @abcwnn. you're watching "world news
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danger for customers at this wendy's restaurant outside of washington, d.c. three men eating inside this shattered atrium were seriously injured when the driver of this vehicle accelerated as he tried it turn into the drive-thru. the driver, a man appearing to be in his 60s, was not injured. police are still investigating this one. and they're considering whether to file charges. a 5-year-old boy from tennessee is being called a hero for saving his mom's life.
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tommy williams realized something was wrong with mom after she got sick and passed out. so he grabbed her cell phone and he called dad. his quick thinking saved valuable time in getting his mom to the hospital. it turns out she actually had a heart attack. mom is now recovering at home. quick thinking. >> yeah, smart kid. the e. coli outbreak linked to chipotle restaurants in the northwest continues to grow. >> safety investigators have now identified the microorganism responsible which they believe was carried on fresh produce or possibly on spices. abc's neal karlinsky has more. >> reporter: chipotle scrubbing its shuttered restaurants and under fire. this lawsuit filed by an e. coli victim claiming a burrito bowl she ate made her so sick she needed medical attention a week later, claiming the pain was so severe she missed and will continue to miss work because of her illness. other customers complaining as >> it was kind of overwhelming. like having all those problems hit at once. it felt like oh, my goodness, what's going on?
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the victims have told health officials they ate at chipotle, leading the restaurant chain to voluntarily close 43 restaurants in the pacific northwest, even though a direct link is uncertain. an 8-year-old hospitalized north of seattle is a vegetarian. grow, 37 across two states. fortunately no one has died. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. coming up, pain for patriotism. the revelation that pro sports teams are charging the pentagon for honoring veterans. why taxpayers are footing the bill and not the billion-dollar franchises. the sleepwalking teen who ended up in another town. now speaking out. what her parents say about her nine-mile journey.
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first pitch at three milwaukee brewers games. and when this soldier rappelled down a rope at center ice to drop the puck at a minnesota wild game. in each case the bill sent to the american taxpayer. >> to charge the taxpayers for it in the name of patriotism is disingenuous at best and frankly unacceptable at worst. >> reporter: senator mccain calls it paid patriotism, and in contracts between sports teams and the pentagon found these price tags. the new york jets, a team valued at $1.8 billion, submitted a $10,000 bill for a soldier to be an honorary captain. the milwaukee brewers charged $7,500 to throw three ceremonial first pitches. and the dallas mavericks charged $5,000 for their cheerleaders to throw national guard t-shirts provided by the national guard. the leagues and teams deny they charge for patriotic displays but say they do have contracts
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with the pentagon to help in recruiting. they insist the tributes are added for free. but we asked the commissioner of major league baseball why those contracts say otherwise. >> so is what the contract says not correct? >> i'm not saying that there aren't contracts that contain that language. i'm saying we in fact discounted the deal so we were not receiving payment for those items. >> reporter: but the leagues have provided no proof of any discounts for the touching tributes sports fans so love. major league baseball and the nfl both say they will review all team contracts with the pentagon, and the nfl going further saying if they find any cases of paid patriotism they will be refunded. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> and this all came to light when congress wanted to know, they wanted to see the contracts. we're talking $6 million in taxpayer money for these things. >> it's kind of unbelievable that all of that has been a paid advertising, all this time. who knew? it's sad. >> glad jim did that report.
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now it's time for now it's time for "the mix." okay. file this under interesting crazy studies that were actually done. >> okay. >> scientists are now saying don't rake the leaves in your yard. >> okay. don't have to tell me twice. >> you live in a condo. what are you talking about? >> that's true. >> they're saying don't do this because bugs live in the leaves. this is their habitat. butterflies start as larvae in the leaves. when you move it you move the critters to another location. the national wildlife federation is encouraging not to rake their leaves. salamanders, toads, earthworms they all lay eggs or they eat leaves and they made a plea with the public. saying just let gravity take the leaves where they may and don't worry about getting them off your yard. >> and in new york city you have
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a lot of rats in the leaves. creative ways of people trying to get rid of their leaves. >> we sure have. they're saying don't worry about that. i did admit that this weekend for a halloween party at my house i removed all the leaves off my deck without thinking and now i feel a little guilty. >> for removing the leaves. >> for removing the leaves. >> why didn't your husband do that? >> because i'm a woman who does everything. a strong woman. than he doesn't do anything -- not that he doesn't do anything. don't want to imply that. >> i am woman, hear me roar. >> that's right. >> arrr. all right. so take a look at this. speaking of women ruling the world, or females -- or not females. well, it's a dog, and it's a girl. >> where are you going with this? >> where are you going with this? where are you going? town of private hash, kentucky. 315 constituents there. and now this dog lucy lou is running for president. she has an interesting slogan.
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she says she's the -- >> don't use that word. >> the b you can really count on. >> the b. i like that. >> she says all the other presidential candidates are dogs, why shouldn't a real one run? that's what her campaign manager and owner says. she promises on her website to never, ever pee on her constituents' vehicles. >> she vowed that. >> she's vowed that. >> that's a good campaign promise. >> we'll see. >> we should cover it every night and see where she goes. one thing that drives a lot of people crazy here in new york are slow walkers on the sidewalks. when you're on the subway stay on the left. stay on the left if you're walking down. a store in england decided they're going to make a fast lane for shoppers to make the experience more -- much better. they have a fast lane at argo's in liverpool. they've conducted research. 31% of people are frustrated with pavement hoggers, they don't like people checking their phones, holding up the line. they think this will improve spending in stores. >> it will improve life all around.
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making news in america this morning, blistering attacks. donald trump taking more shots at the front-runner ben carson and the rest of the republican field. plus overnight, election results from across the country. the major issues including ohio's proposal to legalize pot. wild weather. invading the west, the fit major snowstorm of the season and southern california hit with rare flooding rains. close call. a tragedy averted. a quick thinking pilot pulling the parachute allowing his plane to drift to safety. caught on camera, a wild wreck involving a massive moose crossing the road.
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well, good wednesday morning. we begin with donald trump ready to roll out his first tv ads this week as he slips in the polls. >> not only is trump trailing ben carson in the latest national polls he's also losing to hillary clinton and bernie sanders in possible matchups, but trump is not going down without a fight. and he's calling on some of his rivals to step aside. abc's lana zak has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. yes, and you know the campaign trail is leading to book sales for both donald trump and ben carson and the titles of their books, "crippled america" for trump and "a more perfect union" for carson underlying the different tones of these campaigns. donald trump thinks it's time for republicans to coalesce around a few candidates. >> do i think it's time to have some of the other republican candidates drop out, yes. there are too many people. >> reporter: but with ben carson's popularity surging,
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trump is taking on his closest rivals saying carson lacks the experience and disposition to be president. >> you look at ben. he's very weak on immigration and ben wants to get rid of medicare. you can't. >> reporter: the attacks didn't seem to bother carson. >> i've had a lot of experience, for instance, doing things that have never been done before particularly in the medical field. >> reporter: with both trump and carson out with new books the two will begin battling it out on the best-seller chars too while in new hampshire jeb bush is getting fired up. >> we're americans, dammit. >> reporter: saying the candidate they wanted finally came out last night. on the democratic side hillary clinton is asking voters to love her. >> there is no doubt in my mind that there is no such thing as a perfect candidate. as a perfect person. >> reporter: and if the election were held today, according to a new poll hillary clinton would
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republican rivals except one, ben carson, the two evenly matched at 47/47. reena, kendis. >> exactly a year until the national election. lana, thank you. to you some results from state elections around the country. starting in kentucky where voters have elected a republican governor for only the second time in 40 years. >> matt bevin is a tea party favorite who never held public office, opposing kentucky's expansion of medicaid. bevin also stood behind kim davis, the county clerk jailed for refusing offer marriage certificates to same-sex couples. in ohio a measure that would have legalized marijuana was defeated. the proposed amendment would this made pot legal for recreational and medicinal use, 65% of voters rejected this. in houston voters defeating an ordinance that would have secured protections for gay and trance gendered people.
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opponents branded it the bathroom ordinance saying it would allow sexual predators dressed as women to use women's oms. houston's mayor who is a lesbian says the fight is not over. heading to san francisco it was a victory for short-term rental sites like airbnb. voters rejected a measure would have limited users to rent properties to no more than 75 days a year. airbnb alone spent more than $8 million opposing the measure. two months after the death of an illinois police officer sparked a massive manhunt, authorities are expected to announce it was all a suicide. joe gliniewicz was found shot dead shortly after he radioed he was chasing three men on foot. authorities later confirmed the 52-year-old who spent three decades on the force was shot with his own weapon, sources say police will reveal in a news conference this morning that gliniewicz took his own life. also in illinois a possible motive in the murder of a
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the death of tyshawn lee has shaken chicago. sources now say he may have been killed in gang retaliation directed at his father. the fourth grader was shot at close range in an alley near his grandmother's house. his grieving mom is now begging for anyone with information to please come forward. >> he didn't hurt nobody. >> tyshawn's basketball was found next to his body. family members said he bought the ball everywhere he went. the city is reeling from recent gun violence, september was the deadliest month in 13 years. conflicting theories swirling in the aftermath of the russian plane crash as investigators expand the search. a missile strike has been ruled out. authorities say infrared flashes picked up by a u.s. satellite may be the crash itself and could point to an explosion due
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to a malfunction or a bomb blast but the egyptian president is dismissing allegations of a terror attack calling that propaganda. back here in the states, new details in another airline drama. safety investigators have figured out what caused this boeing boeing 767 to catch fire. the main fuel supply line to the engine was disconnected on the dynamic airways plane and also revealed the plane had been in storage unused for two years until just a few weeks ago. well, turning now to weather and what's being called the first winter storm of the season. hard to believe. it's too early for this. it's also brought steady rain and snow to drought ravaged northern california. still not officially winter yet but more than a foot and a half of snow has fallen over the sierras. drivers need chains or snow tires. elsewhere, other parts of california are getting some. needed rain. downpours triggered localizing flooding which got nearly an
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inch of rain. the area usually gets that much for the entire month of november. a band of rain and snow showers moving eastward over the rocky mountains with winter storm warnings issued from colorado to montana. some mountains in colorado will see up to two feet of snow. okay, this note from overseas first lady michelle obama delighted troops stationed in doha yesterday. she visited an air base with late night talk show host conan o'brien. the base in the tiny persian gulf state of qatar is hosting troops and aircraft targeting isis in syria and iraq. the first lady today is delivering a speech at a world summit in qatar promoting her let's let girls learn initiative. the new shocker for air travelers. raising fees just for the holidays. breaking overnight a volcano erupts spewing ash high into the sky shutting down airports and stranding tourists. caught on camera, a massive
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happening right now, a volcanic eruption is causing travel headaches for thousands of tourists in bali. the nearby volcano blasting ash and debris 12,000 feet in the air. that's forced the closure of two airports, and experts say the eruptions could go on for a week or longer. an economic eruption has hit japanese auto parts supplier takata. u.s. safety regulators have slapped it with a record fine of up to $200 million over those exploding air bags that have killed at least eight people and injured more than 100. under the settlement takata admitted that it knew its air bag inflaters were defective but
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timely manner. well, new problems in the volkswagen emissions scandal. the company has found problems with 800,000 more vehicles. this marks the first time that emissions troubles have been mentioned with gas engines. none of the gas-powered cars investigated were sold in the u.s. it's believed it could cost vw more than $2 billion to fix these new problems. vw's stock sliding again this morning down as much as 5%. well, the e. coli outbreak linked to chipotle restaurants in the northwest is growing. at least 37 cases have been reported. scientists have now identified the microorganism responsible for the outbreak. they believe it was carried on fresh produce like tomatoes, lettuce, cilantro or onions, possibly even spices, as well. a couple of airlines have a holiday gift for travelers, higher baggage fees. merry christmas. that's some sort of gift. spirit airlines is continuing what it started last year, hiking fees for checd luggage on flights during the holidays
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and frontier airlines is following suit charging an extra $5 to $10 for checked and carry-on baggage for flights between thanksgiving week and just after new year's. >> that gets a bah humbug. >> it does. scrooge. you're welcome. when we come back, another tragedy on the field. a young football player losing his life. so what happened in this latest incident? and lucky escape, a plane crashing, but this plane had a parachute. he said sure. but don't get just any one. get one inspired by dentists. with a round brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head cups your teeth to break up plaque and rotates to sep it away. and oral-b delivers a clinically proven superior clean versus sonicare diamondclean. my mouth feels super clean. oral-b know you're getting a superior clean.
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take a look at this. it's a time-lapsed video of an early morning sky show outside of omaha, nebraska. the northern lights are not commonly seen in the lower 48. the light display should continue in the coming days over central and northern u.s. at least far away from city lights >> very cool. now for a look at your morning road conditions, roads will be wet in the pacific northwest. slippery from that snow over the rocky mountains and wet across parts of the southwest into texas. drivers will also see wet roads along the eastern seaboard from washington, d.c. into florida. well, now to another death of a young football player. this one just 9 years old. >> talking about wyatt barber who collapsed at a youth football practice in ohio monday night. coaches performed cpr and even called 911, but the third grader died a short time later. officials say the kids had just finished running sprints, and they called it a light practice without any contact. the coroner has yet to determine
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the cause of his death. and an update on a story that we told you about yesterday. the one-game suspension of a high school football player in arizona, well, it has now been overturned. pedro banda was ejected from a game last friday after scoring a touchdown and doing this, pointing to the sky. he claimed he was praising god but the refs penalized him for excessively celebrating and threw him out of the game. the lifting of his suspension means banda can play in his school's playoff game on friday. a scare in the skies over fayetteville, arkansas, had many people recording the drama. all three on board managed to survive the small plane crash. the pilot, a former walmart ceo, deployed the plane's parachute to ease the descent. the plane was flying from arkansas to texas when it started developing problems. >> they suffered a very severe loss of oil pressure. they were losing engine and altitude, so they popped the emergency chute on the plane.
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carrying a woman and her child. they're going to be all right, though. on the ground in the meantime, a dangerous collision between wildlife and an automobile. watch this. dash cam video capturing the unidentified driver rolling down a rural road -- this is in finland -- when a moose runs right into his path. the driver apparently was able to pull off to the side of the road so it could have been much worse. no word on the driver's condition or that of the moose. well, things are getting back to normal in kansas city after a victory parade and rally for the new world series champs. officials estimated a crowd of about half a million people came out to celebrate the royals first world series title in 30 years, way more than they had actually expected. >> yeah, it's incredible. those pictures, and that's more than twice the number they expected, as you mentioned. some fans who took public transportation said they waited up to three hours for their ride home. it is worth it. >> those are some loyal fans. >> they are.
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i mean, they waited 30 years. >> i don't know if i would have waited three hours. >> 30 years, it's worth it. >> i might have watched on television, good for them. the second year of the college football playoffs is officially under way. >> okay, so the season's first rankings are out, and some fans aren't going to like them. i'll tell you. details now from our guys at espn. >> stan and i are discussing the rankings in college football. >> yeah, the initial college football rankings came out on tuesday. toledo in that mix, they're number 24 in the initial rankings. they're out of the mix now. dreaming bick dreams but taking on northern illinois who beat them five in a row. the quarterback, ryan graham, a freshman to kenny golladay. look at the catch to golladay. northern illinois trailed in this game. they're down by two after missing the two-point conversion. a buck 54 left in the game. toledo down five and phillip ely throws it away. intercepted. northern illinois wins 32-27. tough news out of edmonton
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for the oilers in the nhl. connor mcdavid, the number one overall pick in the last nhl draft will be out long term. a broken collarbone according to espn.com. help with situation right there. tripped up. headed to the boards. he left the game, was later in a sling and then after the oilers victory, the coach confirmed that the player who les all rookies with 12 points this season will be out for a significant period of time. we mentioned those college football playoff rankings. clemson, lsu, ohio state, alabama in the all important top four. that's it for us. back to you. >> go, s.e.c. >> ohio state and michigan state did not. controversy. >> everyone has something to say about the picks. >> they do. well, upt in "the pulse," moving on from "the daily show," jon stewart's new gig. plus, put the rake down, why
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well, topping the wednesday "pulse," a new gig for funnyman jon stewart. a lot were hoping this would happen and just months after leaving "the daily show" he's >> yeah, short retirement, you can say. the former talk show host has signed a deal with hbo to produce short form digital content for the network's hbo now and go platform. stewart saying appearing on television 22 minutes a night clearly broke me. i'm pretty sure i can produce a few minutes of content every now and again. >> i think a lot want to know what is this short form digital content mean? will we see him every night? >> that would be nice. >> a lot would like him back on their tube. >> he went off the air august
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a new excuse for not raking the leaves before the snowfalls. >> the national wildlife federation is encouraging people to leave the leaves. scientists say those dead leaves are a habitat for all kinds of critters from chipmunks and toads to bugs which use the leaves for food and also to lay eggs. >> okay, so the caveat, however, allowing those leaves to sit and rot over the winter will almost certainly ruin your lawn, promote mold and encourage moles and groundhogs to burrow underground damaging pipes and wiring so we're basically saying keep doing what you're doing. >> i'm wondering if they'll pitch in to fix people's lawns who don't rake. a piece of rock 'n' roll history going for sale. we're talking about a sweater which was once worn by kurt cobain. >> the former nirvana frontman wore it during the band's unplugged appearance on mtv 22 years ago. we're old.
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missing a button and has a burn hole and some discoloration. >> he was a rock 'n' roller. kind of makes sense. all that doesn't seem to matter. this sweater is expected to fetch up to $60,000 and a lock of cobain's hair opens on saturday. >> that last part is a little weird. the hair. the hair part. okay, speaking of hair, donald trump and hillary clinton are getting some new competition from a small town politician. >> we want you to meet lucy lou not spelled like the act stress. the mayor after seven years on the job the border collie has now set her sights on higher office. she wants to break that glass ceiling. she wants to become the first dog president of the united states. >> hey, why not. lucy lou stands for smaller government, lower tax and same-sex marriage as long as it's within your own species. but she has yet to file formal paperwork to enter the race as yet.
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checking our top stories, ohio voters have defeed a measure to legalize marijuana. 65% of voters rejected it. a big development in the case of an illinois police officer whose death triggered a massive manhunt. authorities are expected to announce that this morning that lieutenant joe gliniewicz actually committed suicide. >> parts of california getting some much needed rain. san diego not nearly an inch of rain in just the last 24 hours. almost as much as it usually gets for the entire month of november. and looking at today's weather, mountain snow over the rockies could dump up to two feet over parts of colorado. the gulf coast drying out while more rain is in store for parts of the east coast down to florida. okay, well, finally this morning, the countdown is on for country music's biggest night. >> organizers are putting the final touches on the cma awarding airing tonight right
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and our entertainment guru george pennacchio has the latest from nashville. >> reporter: when you get to music city, live music greets you at the airport before you ever reach baggage claim. >> reporter: when you reach the heart of flashville there's music everywhere. and wednesday night here at the bridgestone arena, the oscars of music, if you will, the cma awards. country's biggest stars are busy rehearsing for country music's biggest night. and putting on this show is no easy task. >> 15 years ago, 20 years ago you did an award show like this and everyone played on the same set. now if we have 19 performances we're doing 19 different looks, 19 different setup, 19 different lighting look, set design. >> reporter: all that production as you can see requires a lot of equipment. a lot and plenty of instruments for all the numbers. this year the audience is being treated to some special duets.
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>> one of the opening numbers of the show is john cougar mellencamp with keith urban so that's a perfect matchup. america you and i >> i think everybody has a heart for nashville. this is a buck list thing. this is something you got to do. it's just -- you got to do it. >> growing up in the central valley of california, country music was our roots and so, you know, having an opportunity to come to nashville where the heart of country music is is of. >> how this many talented all in one venue, we can't wait to see it. it's our 35th wedding anniversary so decided to come for it. >> reporter: the cna awards take over the entire wednesday night priechl time lineup on abc. in nashville, tennessee, george pennacchio for abc news. >> tonight is definitely even if you're not a country music fan the night to watch because you see the best of the best 8 p.m. eastern, 7 p.m.
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