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making news in america this morning, willing to run. paul ryan, the former vice presidential nominee eyeing the job for speaker of the house. laying out his vision and conditions in a late night news conference, we're live with the details. breaking overnight, meeting in moscow. syria's bashar al assad face-to-face with vladimir putin. the topic of conversation as russia and the u.s. signs a new agreement. major shift in mammogram recommendations. the american cancer society changing the age when some women should start screenings. "back to the future" day, october 21st, 2015 from fashion and gadgets, what did the movie get right and what did it get wrong?
hey there, good wednesday morning. we begin with developments in the race to replace john boehner. >> paul ryan says he'll take the job as speaker but only if his gop colleagues agree to support him. he's given them a friday deadline to make their opinions known. abc's stephanie ramos has been monitoring the situation overnight from washington. >> reporter: paul ryan is no longer resisting the pressure to run for house speaker. >> i consider to do this with reluctance. >> reporter: after weekses of lobbying to take on the job of leading a divided house. now the wisconsin lawmaker and former vp candidate finally says he's down to do the job agreeing he'll run to replace john boehner as house speaker only if republicans unify behind him. >> if i can truly be a unifying figure then i will gladly serve. >> reporter: but ryan's got a few conditions. even though he has support from most republicans he says he'll
only run if supported by all the key groups within the gop including the hard right house freedom caucus, the group that helped push boehner out of his post. he wants to make it harder to overthrow sitting speaker and the 45-year-old's father of three school-aged kids wants a better work/life balance. >> i cannot and will give up my family time. i may not be on the road as often as previous speakers but i pledge to try to make up for it with more time communicating our vision, our message. >> reporter: california congressman kevin mccarthy was up for the job but abruptly withdrew following outcries from some conservatives and these comments about hillary clinton and the house benghazi committee. >> everybody thought hillary clinton was unbeatable, right? but we put together a benghazi special committee. a select committee. what are her numbers today? her numbers are dropping. >> reporter: kevin mccarthy says he does support paul ryan as
speaker. some democrats, though remain cautiously optimistic. reena and kendis, back to you. >> stephanie ramos live in washington. stephanie, thank you very much. also in washington vice president joe biden still silent on his possible presidential run. but biden has taken a number of not so subtle shots at front-runner hillary clinton over the past few days and now he's back-tracked on his version of the decision to go after osama bin laden. biden had long said that he was not in favor of the raid but yesterday he said something entirely different. >> i told them my opinion, that i thought he should go but to follow his own instincts but it would have been a mistake, imagine if i had said in front of everyone, don't go or go and his decision was a different decision. >> reporter: the white house not going to touch this one. they won't say which version is the accurate one. if biden gets in he'll face one less primary challenger. jim webb. he's dropped out but is
considering a run as an independent. he complained about the lack of typing in the debate. a surprising meeting between the kremlin between russian president vladimir putin and cia gentleman's bashar al assad. reports are they discussed russia's continuing military operations in syria. the trip was assad's first outside the country since the civil war erupted there four years ago. it took place as the same day the u.s. and russia signed an agreement aimed at minimizing the risk of flights over syria. it includes a pledge of a distance between warplanes. new york city mourning the loss of another police officer. the fourth to be murdered in the past 11 months. randolph holder killed during a gun battle last night in the east harlem section of manhattan. holder and his partner responding to a call about
gunshots. a suspect in custody. a kentucky police officer is hospitalized after being shot in the chest during a standoff. the suspect barricaded himself inside a home in prestonsburg. police in albuquerque are looking for who shot a 4-year-old in a car on a busy interstate. the little girl died in the hospital. her father said it was a case of road rage. that a car pulled up alongside his and started firing. police do not have a suspect. clues may be spread over a large area of interstate 40. and part of the southwest is bracing for more severe storms today after yesterday's extreme weather. small hail pounded the albuquerque area while heavy rain poured out of the skies. there were several severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings in effect overnight. to the west near phoenix look at this. one funnel cloud spotted in the metro area. they could see more than 3 inches by noon today. flash flood watches and warnings
have been issued for parts of utah, arizona, new mexico, as well as west texas. as we take a look at the radar this morning that large system you see right there moving through several states in the southwest, flash flooding possible in texas and new mexico, in colorado the higher elevations of the central rockies likely getting its first big snowfall of the season. well, some pomp and pageantry as queen elizabeth hosted a state banquet for china's president. duchess wore a pearl and diamond lotus tiara in the royal family for more than 80 years. the duchess was seated next to the chinese president and she looked absolutely glamorous. >> so did the queen. >> not on outdone. still ahead. new guidelines for mammograms causing a lot of confusion. high school hack.
st. louis area police are increasing patrols around predominant black churches after six arsons in the past two weeks. authorities believe the fires are linked but aren't sure whether race has played a part in the fires. the region, of course, has been rocked by racial tension since the shooting death of michael brown last year. the churches include catholic, lutheran, baptist as well as
n nondenominational congregations. well, a shocking discovery at the scene of last week's devastating mudslides in california. a body found inside a car buried by the mud. it could be the first death related to the mudslides and severe flooding north of los angeles. the vehicle was found upside down and tilted sideways in a retention basin. it was six feet deep in the dirt. in san francisco, this 39-year-old man was arrested after staying at a vacant mansion and selling pieces of art that were inside. he sold ten works valued at more than $300,000. the guy claimed to have bought the multimillion dollar mansion that's been vacant for years. neighbors were suspicious and called the cops which led to his arrest. >> made himself at home. "consumer reports" is no longer recommending the tesla model s. the magazine says the $100,000 electric car is tops in performance, but its predicted reliability is worse than average. the automaker's ranking tops in reliability are lexus, toyota,
audi, mazda and subaru, by the way, number six ranked kia is now considered more reliable than honda or any american brand. a deal is in the works to settle a class action suit over subway's foot long sandwiches. that suit was filed two years ago when foot longs were found to be only 11 inches long. the proposed settlement would force subways to measure their bread. it could be approved next year. hershey is making something special for the holidays. hershey kisses deluxe have a lovely hazelnut center filled with little specks of rice krispies. they are double the size of the usual hershey's kiss. you can look for them on shelves early next month. i wonder how the pumpkin spice hershey kiss -- go that would be a great idea. >> i think there is one. >> nice. when we come back without warning, a bus suddenly going up in flames. the passengers scramble to exit as the flames grow beneath them.
and seemingly unstoppable. the mets one win away from a world series. last night's highlights from espn. after a dvt blood clot.mind when i got out of the hospital what about my family? my li'l buddy? and what if this happened again? i was given warfarin in the hospital but i wondered if this was the right treatment for me. then my doctor told me about eliquis. eliquis treats dvt and pe blood clots
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the next time it's expected to fly by, 15 years from now. >> all right, stay away, young fella. and closer to home here for those traveling a little sooner, roads this morning could be flooded in much of the southwest and up into the rockies. drivers are also likely to encounter wet roads near the great lakes. if you're flying, airport delays likeliest in phoenix and denver. new details now in the fatal police shooting of a south florida man. >> the musician corey jones was killed while pulled over when his car broke down on an interstate in palm beach gardens. the police chief says a handgun registered to jones was found at the scene. family members say they can't imagine why he would have had a gun. >> i can't explain it. i cannot understand it. >> we have confirmed that palm beach county sheriff's office recovered a firearm from the incident. detectives have located paperwork showing mr. jones purchased the handgun three days before the officer-involved
shooting. >> the police officer who shot jones was in plainclothes at the time. he was not wearing a body camera and there is no dash cam footage of that incident. a dozen people are in the intensive care unit of a hospital in san jose, california, after suffering an apparent case of food poisoning. a mexican seafood restaurant has been closed since sunday after more than 80 people who ate there got sick. lab tests on at least 15 of those cases have shown the presence of what's called chignon bacteria. it usually forms from unwashed contaminated food. a major health alert this morning. new breast screens recommendations from the american cancer society. the group says healthy women should start getting mammograms at 45 instead of 40, and beginning at age 55 women should be screened every other year. it's over concerns about so-called false positives
according to abc's dr. jennifer ashton. >> the reason for the delay back from 40 to 45 is because they found that in women 40 to 44, a screening mammogram in terms of saving lives may, in fact, do more harm than good in some women, so this is frustrating, and you need to speak to your doctor about your plan. >> the group also says it no longer recommends a clinical breast exam in which a doctor or nurse feels for lumps. three teenagers from long island, new york, are in big trouble this morning for hacking into their high school's computer system. they're accused of changing grades and altering the schedules of 300 other students. and now they're facing charges including burglary and identity theft. all the changes that were made were corrected before students received schedules and their grades. well, a dramatic rescue on the high seas off the coast of alaska. coast guard video captures the moment when a french sailor with his cat tucked in his coat makes a jump from his disabled sailboat to an oil drilling vessel which sped to the rescue.
the waves crashing at about 20 feet high and winds at nearly 50 miles an hour at the time. absolutely incredible. surveillance video shows the frantic moments inside a commuter bus before it burst into flames in washington state. the driver asked passengers to leave the bus because of a fire. they exit as the flames start to spread. commuters line up along the side of the highway while the bus burns. the cause of the fire, under investigation. okay, got to show you this video in brazil. a truck attempts to cross a dilapidated bridge with disastrous results. check it out. moments before attempting to cross, the driver examines the bridge. the truck crosses but as the driver accelerates, the truck begins to fall and plummets into the ravine and the bridge crumbles and sends dust flying into the air. we are told the driver is physically okay. his underwear needed changing. >> oh, boy. >> after that. well, now some sports. by this time tomorrow we could know which teams are going to the world series.
>> all right. we get some highlights now from our guys at espn. he's stan. i'm neil. we're doing baseball highlights. >> i'll go first. mets and cubs. >> batter up. >> mets up two games to none, they shifted to wrigley field for game three. daniel murphy still hitting home runs everywhere. he had homered in four straight games, make it five, that's off kyle hendricks and the fifth straight game of the postseason home run ties a major league baseball record. mets up 2-1. top seven, they're up 3-2. yoenis cespedes and kyle schwarber probably should have made that play. david wright agoing to score. >> you think so. >> and kyle schwarber telling himself in his glove, i should have made that play. mets up three games to none. blue jays, their idea, hey, we're at home and we'll tie our series up 2-2 and got the former cy young winner, r.a. dickey throwing that knuckleball and ben zobrist goes knuckle sandwich. two-run shot. i mean this is the top of the first.
it's 2-0, in the second it's 4-0. alex rios, he said, zobrist, can you make another one of those knuckle sandwiches? dickey, 1 2/3, 4 hits, 4 earned. he got pulled. the royals busted out the whooping sticks, 14-2. your final. >> mets/royals? >> well, that's what it's looking like right now. >> yeah. >> all right. back to you. >> stan and neil, thank you. up next in "the pulse," "back to the future" day. so what did the movie get right? and talk about a saver. how a google employee puts away 90% of his income. 90% of his income. ...are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes... ...with non-insulin victoza®. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza®. he said victoza® works differently than pills. and comes in a pen. victoza® is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c.
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, it is 4:28 on wednesday. i am kristen sze. >> get you choke up on this wednesday. >> it is "back to the future," day. >> and the delorean is parked right over there. >> and the hoverboard is there. >> and meteorologist mike nicco is there. >> i know for sure where there is a delorean, in my america's shop i saw it. pretty cool looking. half moon bay is seven miles visibility. everyone else is unlimited. no clouds. no wind, bone dry air. that means temperatures are cooler this morning. mid-40's to mid-50 at 7:00. comfortable lunch. 76 inland at lunch. the sunshine pushes it to 70 at coast and 48 inland.
leyla? >> grab your hoverboard and get out the door because we are already seeing traffic here at the bay bridge toll plaza. fast trackers are fine but cashpayers are wait. 101 pushing to 580, away from the auto dealerships looking clear. through mill valley and to this area, no delays. 580, tracy to dublin, 33 minutes everything else is friend. top speeds. no accidents. >> leyla, thank you. it has happened again, the second time this week a bay area flight make an unscheduled land because of an unruly passenger. matt keller is at mineta san jose international airport with the details. matt? >> yes, you are right. this is happening a lot lately. it seems that the passengers on the flights are paying the price. check out this said i don't from the passenger on the american
airlines flight that took off yesterday from here in san jose. a 26-year-old man was escorted off the plane when it made an emergency landing in phoenix. it was supposed to land in dallas. police say the man who has not been identified was drunk, disruptive, and had to be restrained. >> he went in the bathroom and would not come out. some men went back to go to the bathroom and next thing they are holding him down. >> the man was sent to a local hotel in phoenix because the american airlines did not want to prosecute. the flight took off again an hour later. some of the 96 passengers say they miss their connections in dallas. police say the man is planning on taking another flight if phoenix today. >> thank you. happening now a search is underway for a miss five-year-old boy in mendocino. he was last seen near willis, and the sheriff said