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making news in america this morning, republican showdown. more evidence that ben carson is surging passing donald trump in important polls just one day before the next debate. we're live in washington with the latest. breaking overnight, budget deal. a milestone agreement between the white house and congress just announced. has it diverted a looming government shutdown? caught on camera. a student flipped off a desk and thrown across the floor. the police officer's auctions being questioned this morning. dangerous display. a house goes up in flames setting off the huge amount of fireworks stored inside. and we do say good tuesday
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morning to you, everybody. we'll get started of course with the race for the white house getting more heated by the day you might say as republicans gear up for their next debate. >> donald trump losing ground in iowa now trailing ben carson in the latest polls by double digits and trump making more comments on religion. this time about muslim women. abc's bazi kanani is in washington. morning to you, bazi. >> reporter: good morning, reena. good morning, kendis. the latest ap poll showed donald trump is not faring well with critical hispanic voters but among most republicans he is viewed as their strongest candidate for the general election. just ahead of the third republican debate, donald trump is talking religion. on muslim women and their veils. >> they want to. what the hell are we getting involved for? the fact is it's easier. you don't have to put up makeup. wouldn't it be easier, right? >> reporter: trump also refusing to apologize for questioning ben
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carson's seventh day adventist faith. >> i said exactly i don't know about it so, you know. >> ben carson has -- >> that's not an insult. >> reporter: polls show him sur surging over ben carson. jeb bush is down in the polls and frustrated. >> i got a lot of really cool things that i could do other than sit around being miserable listening to people demonize and me feeling compelled to demonize them. that is a joke. elect trump if you want that. >> reporter: bush met privately with his family and big donors at this hotel strategizing after being forced to cut campaign staff and salaries. on the democratic side hillary clinton is riding a new wave of support following vice president joe biden's decision to stay out of the race. bernie sanders now going after her more aggressively but to the ladies of "the view" he saved his attacks for republicans. >> we have a very right wing
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extremist republican party. >> reporter: the republican candidates will gather in boulder, colorado, for tomorrow night's debate where this time donald trump will be joined by ben carson in that center stage position. reena, kendis. >> bazi kanani, thanks so much, bazi. also from washington, overnight developing congressional leaders and the white house have reached a budget deal which would avoid a government default. the agreement would also lower the chances of a government shutdown. it would fund increases for the pentagon and domestic programs while cutting social security as well as medicare. a vote could come as early as tomorrow. heavy rain left over from hurricane patricia is soaking the tennessee valley this morning and moving north. the stormy weather triggered major flash flooding across louisiana. more than 8 inches of rain came down from new orleans to baton rouge and the water in same spots around lsu was more than three feet deep. here's a look at where the storm is moving now moving into a wide
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area of the southeast with downpours from louisville to the florida panhandle as it makes its way north. here's more from accuweather's molly cochran. good morning, molly. >> thanks, kendis and reena. good news for dallas, houston area on tuesday. going to be staying dry. so any of those cleanup efforts still under way, going to be greeted with some sunshine, but unfortunately more wet weather to come for the later half of the week. dallas into the houston area friday into the start of the weekend. we could be looking at three to four additional inches of rainfall, definitely could reinforce the threat for flooding problems. alsoing look at wet weather across the deep south on tuesday from atlanta to raleigh. kendis and reena, back to you. >> molly cochran, thank you. next, the investigation into the sinking of a whale watching boat off vancouver island, canada. the bow of t
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sticking out and search for one person still is missing a local fishermen went toward a flare fired by a crew member. >> i seen the life raft with some people in there waving their hands and the guy was directing me over there. there's people in the water. there's people in the water. >> another witness claims a sudden wave was what caused the boat to capsize. the tour company says the boat had operated for 20 years without incident. authorities say their investigation into what went wrong could take several months. oklahoma judge ordered the suspect in that deadly homecoming parade crash to be held on $1 million bond. it was the first court appearance for adacia chambers who faces four counts of second degree murder. the prosecutor said chambers purposely drove around a barricade before plowing into spectators. her lawyer says she suffers from mental illness and is sue aid. overseas rescue operations
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under way in south asia after that powerful earthquake we told you about first yesterday. more than 300 are confirmed dead so far with most of the victims in pakistan and afghanistan. but that toll is expected to rise as rescuers reach remote mountainous areas. residents being warned about the possibility of more strong aftershocks much the magnitude 7.5 quake was the strongest to hit in recent years. the mississippi state flag is no longer at ole miss much the university of mississippi ordered campus police to remove the flag which contains the controversial confederate battle emblem. university leaders agreed to take it down after the student body, faculty and staff voted in favor of removing it. the flag will be blow served in the university archives. we're getting a dire new warning about the dangers of global warming. scientists say by the end of the century humans won't be able to tolerate the heat and humidity in certain parts of the persian gulf. the muggy conditions are
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especially threatening because they overwhelm the body's ability to cool down by sweating. extreme temperatures have already been reached in iran where last july the heat index was 163 degrees. >> wow. i'd rather take the heat but not when it's 163 degrees. >> thankfully we have air con. the long wait for the world series ends tonight. the royals hosting the mets. ahead of the action hundreds of mets fans gathered for a pep rally in their home borough of queens. >> including the dogs decked out in blue and orange and all predicted the mets would win their first title since 1986. >> in kansas city the world series gear is on the shelves ahead of tonight's game. sales are said to be swift despite the royals having been in the series last year. on the field the teams held workouts ahead of tonight's game one of the royals haven't played since friday. the mets have had nearly a week off. >> it's been a while since the mets have been in the world
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series. okay, so leave it out. soon plane passengers will be asked to leave something dangerous out of their checked bags. >> and caught on camera. a school police officer flowing a student out of her chair. new reaction overnight. plus, a house filled with fireworks suddenly goes up in flames creating quite an obstacle for firefighters.
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don't worry. this wasn't someone getting an early start or a late start to the fourth of july. this actually happened in the netherlands. a house where loads of fireworks were being stored caught fire causing the explosive impromptu display. the house was destroyed and three people were injured. an important warning for
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airline passengers. e-cigarettes will soon be banned from all checked bags. travelers can still bring them on board in carry-on boards but they cannot recharge them while on the plane much the government says a battery operated electronic smoking device has sparked at least 26 explosions or fires since 2009. the rule takes effect in about two weeks. a new government report being released this morning aims to shed new light on the issue of tire safety. the ntsb says 33,000 accidents a year in the u.s. are related to defective tires. many of them are old and many drivers are unaware their tires may have been recalled years earlier as unsafe. the report coming out today looks into the tire recall system and addresses the age of tires. walmart has joined amazon in exploring the use of drones for delivery. walmart may use the drones to fly online orders to customers' doorsteps or to fly pickup orders out to parking lots at their store.
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the aircraft may also provide aerial surveillance at distribution centers. and fedex, which still delivers the old-fashioned way using humans with legs, is predicting a record holiday season. the company says it expects to ship 317 million packages, up about 12% over last year. the busiest shipping days the monday after thanksgiving and the first two mondays in december. >> so you're telling me to avoid mondays. >> avoid mondays and note, 59 more days left. >> wow. >> till christmas. >> scaring me. >> it's getting here. when we come back, a dramatic end to a bank robbery. the suspect tossing cash in the air before the takedown. and carjacked by a bear? opening the vehicle's door and hopping in. ♪ ♪ ♪ and off you go, ♪
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airport delays possible in atlanta, chicago, detroit as well as charlotte. there is new reaction overnight to an alarm iing scene inside a high school classroom caught on camera. >> it shows a school resource officer struggling with a student who police say refused to leave class. the officer you see here tipping her desk backward until she falls on the floor, he then tosses the girl several feet across the floor. overnight a top district official saying the video appears excessive and unnecessary to him. the sheriff now demanding answers. >> we don't want everyone to rush to judgment but we also feel that the video was very, very disturbing. the sheriff was not happy with what he saw. he's very disturbed and wants answers as to what happened and what took place. >> an army veteran tells this morning's new york "daily news" he was manhandled by the same officer ten years ago and reverend jesse jackson is calling for the officer to be fired and a lawsuit to be filed against the police department. a sheriff's department truck stepped in as a makeshift school bus for some louisiana
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elementary school students when their real bus got stuck on a flooded road. the bus driver had tried to make it through but the engine stalled out. you can see there so she waded to a nearby home and knocked on the door surprising the woman who lived there. >> i couldn't believe it because no one has ever tried to drive through that water, especially not a school bus with kids on it so not as long as i've lived there. >> sheriff's deputies took the children off one by one and put them in the back of a pickup. the incident, another reminder, of course, don't try to drive through a flooded road. an employee of our station in miami, wplg came to the rescue of a pilot whose plane had just crashed. engineer juan rodriguez was on a news helicopter that happened to fly over the crash site much the chopper landed and rodriguez rushed to the pilot's side arriving even before the emergency crews. >> at least the guy was alive and he was in a lot of pain. his face was completely bloody. all the arms was bad.
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>> the pilot had to be removed from the cockpit with the jaws of life. he's the a local hospital. the two passengers on board were able to walk away but, wow, quick thinking by juan rodriguez. well done. >> glad that he stopped. all right. in los angeles, the bizarre ending to a bank robbery. the suspect seen tossing cash out of a suitcase before being hit with a bean bag by police. since a production crew was working down the stree,t some people thought this was part of a tv show or a movie. it was the real deal. >> all right. it is l.a. let's talk about sports much right now. the starting pitchers for tonight's game, one of the world series are matt harvey for the mets and edinson volquez for the royals. >> some highlights from other supports now from our guys at espn. >> john buccigross and john anderson in the beautiful studios here at "sportscenter." >> good-looking people on a good-looking set. >> yeah. >> good-looking end to the nfl schedule on monday night. carson palmer and the big red going up against the ravens.
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second quarter. the cards are up 10-7. palmer, boom. loaded up, fires, michael floyd has it. cards up 14-10. fourth quarter, they're up 26-10. they are just cruising along except they get a punt blocked and on first and goal joe flacco throws a touchdown pass, 26-16. two-point conversion. cheese a little more binding. now they got a chance to tie, no, flacco down deep in cards' territory and throws the pick and cards win it 26-18. other our top story, ducks and blackhawks under six to go, jonathan toews, captain of the blackhawks to patrick of the kane. kane passes to artemi panarin and looks like he gives the blackhawks a 1-0 lead but you see the net is off. was that on purpose by frederik andersen? joe quenneville thinks so. we go to overtime. overtime, caner to toews and it's a twisted wrister. winner, winner, chicken parm
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dinner. the blackhawks in overtime 1-0 beating the ducks. >> can you do that toews fist pump when he comes through -- >> very nice. fresh look at all the sportlights. see you. good morning. up next in "the pulse," raise a glass to this comet racing through space and spewing out booze. >> oh, it's my kind of comet. and release the wookie. chewbacca under arrest? arrest? plaque psoriasis most my life. but that hasn't stopped me from modeling. my doctor told me about stelara®. it helps keep my skin clearer. with only 4 doses a year after 2 starter doses stelara® helps me be in season. stelara® may lower your ability to fight infections and increase your risk of infections. some serious infections require hospitalization. before starting stelara® your doctor should test for tuberculosis. stelara® may increase your risk of cancer. always tell your doctor if you have any sign of infection, have had cancer, or if you develop any new skin growths.
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♪ ♪ all right, time to check "the pulse," stories, of course, you'll be talking about today starting with a happy hour that is out of this world. >> that's right. you see it here, the comet lovejoy boozing it up in space leaving behind a big trail of alcohol. scientists say during peak activity, every second lovejoy was releasing as much
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alcohol as you'd find in 500 bottles of wine. i'd like to know if it's merlot or cab. >> yeah or chardonnay. lovejoy, by the way, which was visible to the naked eye early this year is releasing sugar along with the alcohol adding to the evidence that comets could have been a source of the molecules needed for the emergence of life. >> bottle it up. >> a good happy hour. a couple on their honeymoon in the smoky mountains had quite an unexpected encounter with a bear. that's their chevy impala. the bear seems to be interested in it. they can hardly believe it when he opens the passenger door. >> i love the graphic. >> the cub, by the way, sits behind the wheel for a few moments before the horn sounds and he's scared off. the newlywed husband says perhaps the bear was attracted to the symbolic one on the license plate. >> hey, boo-boo, you're smarter than the average bear. you remember that one. >> you been working on that?
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>> no, it actually just came to me. more bears. costco known for selling big lots for low prices has a big lot stuffed bear. >> under eight feet tall. so heavy recommended only for children over 3 years old. anyone smaller would probably be crushed, right? >> yeah, i'd think. the practical problems of an eight foot stuffed bear are pretty obvious from this video but it's also clear there would be a lot of bear to love and guaranteed to make your kid the coolest one on the block. and another adorable cub we followed. chewbacca isn't always so adorable and cuddly. but he has a soft spot in my heart. >> he does, but he can be an outlaw. check out chewbacca getting some rough treatment from the police in ukraine. the wookie was arrested for failing to produce proper i.d. when stopped by the cops. >> this might be the best part. the whole incident started while chewbacca was driving a guy dressed as darth vader to vote in a local election. chewy was fined the equivalent of $7.50. what's up with that relationship between darth vader and chewbacca? i wonder if that will be discussed in the next "star
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. it is 4:28 on tuesday. i am kristen sze. >> i am eric thomas. >> this is the home opener for the warriors. >> love it. >> love it. >> meteorologist mike nicco, will be like the weather? >> it will be cloudy and cooler. no fog. this morning. we are all showing unlimited visibility until the high clouds. from our east bay hills camera, it is calm bay. enjoy the ferry ride. temperatures are in the upper 40's to low 60 through 7:00. in the mid-60s to 70 by noon. mid-60s to upper 70s by 4:00 it will be mainly >> thank you, good morning, everyone. the bay bridge toll plaza shows
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traffic is heavy in the far left lanes because of the cashpayers but the rest of fast trackers move along without any problem. in walnut creek, light heading out of pleasant hill. if you continue from walnut creek to dublin, the 14 minute commute 101 southbound from santa rosa is 52 minutes and issue the santa cruz mountains, for delays. >> speaking of the warriors, they will get the championship rings and then back to work in search of back-to-back times. amy hollyfield is at oracle arena where they are ready for the opener. >> new season but we have to honor last year. look what we will do tonight, a black spot way up there because there is a black banner covering the new championship banner unveiled tonight. to recognize outstanding season last area. livery arriving in oaklandet
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yesterday. this championship ring, made in beverly hills flown on a private jet a secretive operation. they did not show them. they will be given to employers tomorrow in a pre-game ceremony but the coaching staff hopes that will not distract from the real task at hand. >> it takes away from the focus being 100 percent on the game because it is a big night and important that they will remember the rest of their lives. that being aid, we are hopeful we will get our rings, be happy, and we will transition our mind set being the pelicans. >> here is video of them practicing, saying it is important get off to a good start like they did last year. they do not want to dig themselves out of a hole. they will play new orleans pelicans. look at the t-shirts. last year we

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