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and have a great wednesday. making news in america this morning, israel's senior statesman shimon peres has passed away. the emotional tributes pouring in as details about his final are released. on the defense after the debate, donald trump taking aim at the moderator and his microphone. plus, hillary clinton's acting like the debate's winner and taking a victory lap. new this morning, more protests following a deadly police involved shooting. police are already defending their actions and releasing a picture of the confrontation. >> new video of the rescued boater found eight days after setting sail with his mother who is still missing. what he said this morning after finally arriving home.
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good wednesday morning, everyone. we'll start with that breaking news, the death of israeli statesman shimon peres at age 93. >> a state funeral planned for friday in jerusalem. he was a towering big in politics serving twice as prime minister and later as the nation's ninth president and won the nobel paez prize and retired just two years ago as the world's oldest head of state spending his final years promoting peace. peres died two weeks after suffering a stroke. >> lots of reaction. including a statement from president obama who said, a light has gone out but the hope he gave us will burn forever. and we do expect to get confirmation later today on which american leaders will attend his funeral. there are new very manies overnight in the race for the white house. hillary clinton and donald trump are launching new attacks following the most watched debate in u.s. history. >> clinton charge be joined by bernie sanders as she campaigns in new hampshire today and trump is holding rallies in the
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midwest as he fends off allegations that he body shamed a former beauty queen. abc's ray raimundi has the latest relationship the aftershocks of the debate continue. both candidates hitting southern battleground states. in north carolina, a victory lap for hillary clinton. >> did anybody see that debate last night? he made it very clear that he didn't prepare for that debate. >> reporter: both claiming victory but donald trump complaining about a faulty microphone and unfair questions from the moderator. >> almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked hillary clinton. big league. >> wrong. >> that is absolutely -- >> wrong. >> proved over and over again. >> wrong. >> reporter: both candidates hitting each other hard on the economy, foreign policy and their experience to be president. clinton threw the first jabs slamming trump for celebrating the housing crisis. >> what kind of person would
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want to root for 9 million families losing their homes? >> reporter: trump firing back at a rally in melbourne. >> she traveled all over the world and you know what it got us, nothing. >> reporter: a feisty donald trump last night after starting off the morning on the defense and doubling down on his treatment of former miss universe, alicia machado on fox news. >> she was the worst we ever had. she was the winner and, you know, she gained a massive amount of weight and it was a real problem. >> reporter: machado whose story was told during the debate now a clinton campaign supporter. >> he was really rude with me. >> reporter: ray raimundi, abc news, new york. >> one more political note. hillary clinton has picked up the endorsement of the arizona republic newspaper. it actually makes it the first time the paper has backed a democrat for president in its 126-year history. >> the editorial board calls her the only choice to move america
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ahead. the paper says trump is not conservative and not qualified and it asks, quote, whose hand do you want on the nuclear button? >> we move on now and more than a week after bombs went off in new york and new jersey, injuring dozens, we are learning more about the bombing suspect. ahmad rahami's father, mohamed spoke to abc's brian ross in his first sit-down interview since his son was taken into custody. he says he recently became secretive and even changed the locks on his bedroom door. >> the next day when i saw him he changed the lock. >> changed the lock on his bedroom. >> yes, his bedroom. >> nobody could go in there. >> nobody could go in his room. >> is that where you think he built the bombs. >> i can't say because i didn't see nothing. >> did any of our other children see something. >> one time my grandson went to his room and screaming and kick him out back. little 4 years old. >> didn't want the little boy in. >> yeah. >> ahmad rahami is still recovering after being shot by police. you can see more of brian's interview coming up on "good
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morning america." mohamed rahami says he does not recognize the two men shown in newly released pictures. they took one of the bombs from a piece of luggage on a manhattan street and looking to question the two men as witnesses, not suspects. police in charlotte, north carolina, had more than protesters to deal with. a suspicious package forced the evacuation of their headquarters. the object was placed in a bomb robot last night then removed to a remote location. reports say the fedex package contained a cell phone, a flashlight and a bulb. the humanitarian crisis in aleppo is growing after the most destructive bombing in years. more than a thousand residents have died in just the past week and a half during a bombing campaign by russia and the syrian government. many homes reduced to rubble by cluster bombs which are designed to maximize casualties and witnesses say so-called bunker buster bombs were used on people in underground shelters. isolated rebels say they are determined to, quote, fight until the end. >> back in this country we're one step closer to a government
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shutdown as the senate blocks a stopgap funding bill. ten republicans joined democrats in voting down the measure meaning a shutdown could come as soon as this weekend. the bill would have funded the fight against zika. democrats also want to address flint, michigan,'s water crisis but republican leaders say they'll focus on flint after the election. terrorism taking center stage. congress attempts to override a presidential veto over a bill that would allow families to sue saudi arabia. five hijackers from saudi citizens, however no evidence was found to prove the saudis funded the attacks. the president vetoed the bill worrying it could lead to retaliation against u.s. citizens. a fast-moving wildfire has forced hundreds of northern californians from their homes. the loma fire in the santa cruz mountains has destroyed more than 2200 acres and at least one home. another house was damaged as well. the blaze is aided by the very
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hot and dry conditions and the fact this area hasn't had a wildfire in decades so there is a lot of brush to burn. in iowa in cedar rapids, they are breathing a sigh of relief where flood preparations apparently paid off. the cedar river creffed a foot below expectations but more importantly, the temporary flood barriers held back the water. residents also paid attention and stayed out of the downtown area as instructed. the river is expected to stay at flood stage through the end of the week. looking at the radar, huge system is swirling over lake michigan bringing rain to minnesota and the chicago area. those storms will be on the move and bring days of rain to the northeast. tom hanks is using his star power to shine the spotlight on millions of unsung americans. the oscar winning actor went to capitol hill to launch the hidden heroes campaign. it's an initiative for military care givers, spouses and parents as well as other loved ones who serve the country by caring for wounded warriors at home. hanks got involved at the request of the founder, former senator elizabeth dole.
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>> when senator elizabeth dole calls, you pick up. you answer. she is in two words pretty convincing. and it is hard to say anything to her other than, senator, what do you need from me? >> well, dole was inspired to start the campaign when her husband, bob dole was hospitalized. the goal is to raise awareness and lead care givers to the right resources. still ahead, a mission to mars. spacex ceo's elon musk says he's got a plan and it's all about sending humans to the red planet. plus, another police involved shooting sparking outrage overnight. police releasing a new picture of the tense standoff. and an epic fail at a baseball game. see the hilarious stadium proposal that didn't quite go as planned.
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police near san diego have shot and killed a man they say assumed a shooting stance during a confrontation. this picture is from video being reviewed in el cajon. officers received a call about a man acting erratically and say 30-year-old alfred olango was shot after pointing an object at them, though they do say the object was not a gun. the officers involved are now on administrative leave. the wells fargo sales scandal will cost its ceo41 million. that's how much stock and salary john stumpf is forfeiting after the exposure of a program that encouraged employees to open accounts for customers without their permission. stumpf is scheduled to testify in front of a house committee on
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capitol hill tomorrow after a rough session last week when senators told him he should resign. a consumer alert. tyson foods is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that plastic was found in some of those nuggets. the five-pound bags of fully cooked panko chicken nuggets were sold at costco stores nationwide. more information at our website, the billionaire founder of private rocket company spacex has his sights set on a new goal, going to mars. speaking at a space conference, elon musk outlined plans for flights to the red planet beginning in 2024. now, some of spacex rockets are still blowing up on the launchpad and musk admits going to mars will be pretty risky. >> basically are you prepared to die. then if that's okay, then, you know, you're a candidate for going. >> well, all right.
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but musk, who also heads tesla motors, says it will be an incredible adventure and he envisions a self-sustaining city within a century there with iron foundries and even pizzerias, that is the selling point. >> if you survive the trip. >> for good pizza, might be worth it. >> okay. when we come back, what it really means to be healthy. speaking of pizza. >> yeah. >> the major change coming to food labels. and scaffolding ripped from a skyscraper in severe weather. the dramatic moment caught on camera. camera. you don't just learn how to drive... or solve the world's problems... be a dad... "or something" and we don't just make sandwiches "or something" we hand-slice avocado, pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and craft every sandwich clean from top to bottom... there's nothing "or something" about it. panera. food as it should be.
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to new england and as far west as the great lakes. wet roads are also possible in the southwest. and if you're flying, airport delays are possible in chicago, detroit and washington, d.c. a sad reminder of the accident that took the life of miami marlins pitcher jose fernandez and two friends. >> a bag filled with fernandez's belongings washed ashore on miami beach. it included four baseballs, autographed with his signature. abc's steve osunsami has more on the investigation. >> reporter: the families of ace pitcher jose fernandez and his friends emilio macias and eddy rivero are sending the man off. >> he wanted to support his friend and he died being a friend. he died being a really good friend. >> reporter: so far authorities are blaming only speed for the crash that sent fernandez's speedboat hurling into the rocks early sunday morning. >> they got a capsized vessel, by the way, the boat struck the jetty. >> reporter: friends are revealing he was very upset in
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these text messages between will bernal, a friend in town, and rivero with fernandez at the time, bernal is begging them not to go out on the boat. try to keep him close to the shore if you go out. trust me, it's not my time yet. i know, but try to keep jose cool. tell him what i said. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. the man rescued after eight days in the atlantic has arrived back home to vermont. nathan carman and his mother went fishing last week. he survived the ordeal in a life raft after he says the boat crashed but his mother didn't make it. officials are investigating just how his 31-foot boat sank. the coast guard said there was no mayday call and there was no bad weather at the time. carman says he needs time to recuperate. >> i feel healthy. i feel healthy. emotionally i've been through a huge amount. >> family members have said that nathan has asperger's syndrome. a form of autism. court documents show he told people at the marina that he and
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his mother were going fishing much further offshore than his mother intended. the world's first baby born with dna from three people. the baby delivered by american doctors in mexico, the dna came from both parents, but one piece of the mother's dna was swapped out for that of an egg donor. the technique was created to prevent the child from inheriting his mother's fatal genetic disorder. so, what does healthy mean? the fda is under pressure to revise its definition of the word back in 1994 when the current definition was established, healthy meant low fat content. the amount of sugar didn't actually matter back then so frosted cereal is considered healthy but almonds and avocados are not. that's likely to change along with the claims on packages. time now for sports and some baseball teams pursuing wild card berths. >> yeah, details now from our friends at espn. >> good morning, everyone. we're going to supply some sports. he's joking. that's neil. i'm in for larry beil.
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>> east coast bias, red sox/yankees. david price, it was not his night. gary sanchez, he's hit 20 homers in 51 games, and that's fast. that's like major league -- >> hasn't happened since 1930. >> thank you, kenny. price gave up three home runs. david ortiz, i'll miss you as much as i miss my ex-wife. that is a good sign. david ortiz has a chance here to put a little hurt on the yankees. instead he left with hurted feelings and went 0-5 and yankees win, 6-4. here we go with a baseball game. rockies and giants. >> i just did a baseball game. >> i know, but this could have been -- it's like a new roll of the dice. could have been anything. could have been monaco soccer, could have been -- >> mookie betts. >> could have been that mookie betts play. could have been drone racing. look at that guy. he goes by the name dawg, d-a-w-g. that was buster posey behind.
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, >> good morning, south bay, let's get up and get going. this is abc7 morning. it is wednesday, september 28 at 4:28 in the morning. the big story, we are tracking the wildfire threaten homes in the santa cruz mountain. firefighters are trying to get a handle on the loma fire with 2,050 acres burned. 300 homes have been threatened. one home destroyed. six structures so far. the evacuations center, the santa cruz county fairgrounds, jewish community center of silicon valley, morgan hill presbyterian church. >> it is not just people evacuated. animals are also getting out of the area. horses and other animals being sheltered at the show grounds in santa cruz county. there is room for a few more and
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owners are grateful. >> it all depends on the fire. how long the fire goes. how intense the fire is. how populated the area where the fire is going to be. animals. we are here to make sure that everybody gets out okay. >> because of the limited space facilities throughout santa cruz county, also are opening doors for the animals would need help right now. >> firefighters faced hot but not windy conditions were. >> that is to change. mike has the fire forecast. mike? >> today is the day that changes trading the winds for -- the hot temperature force winds. right now this morning it is all about the elevation. you look at scots valley it is
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49 degrees and 85% humidity. temperature up and around to,500' and 30% humidity. here is what will happen, shifting and faster winds pushing the smoke into the santa clara valley through the weekend and cooler temperatures with the humidity increasing is the saving grace. the roads this morning? alexis? >> more closed than yesterday. so far highway 17 is not impacted. 101 not, either but it is affecting quite a few of the local roads. and summit between southern california and san jose and pole line, and mount batche and uvas, to residents. >> we should get another update at 7:00 and right now only 10% contained with the latest information downloading our free


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