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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> the first indictments in the russia investigation, right now, former trump campaign chair paul manafort and lawyer are at the fbi field office after manafort turned himself in. thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. we're tracking developing news out of washington, d.c., a bombshell in the russia investigation. president trump's former campaign chair paul manafort and deputy rick gates have now been indicted along with another trump campaign official. here's abc news reporter lana zach with the latest and reaction from the president. >> reporter: good afternoon, the charges against gates and manafort include conspiracy against the united states, false statements and conspiracy to launder money. paul manafort, the former trump campaign chairman, arrived at
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federal court for his first appearance following the indictment against him and his business associate, and former trump deputy campaign manager, rick gates. the 31-page indictment represents the first charges filed against anyone by special counsel robert mueller. 12 counts include conspiracy against the united states, false statements and conspiracy to launder money. the indictment alleges that m manafort and gates moved money through hidden bank accounts and totaled $275 million allegedly flowed through the off shore account. it's unclear if today's charges have anything to do with collusion with the russians and the trump campaign. the indictment does not mention president trump, his campaign or russian meddling. m manafort repeatedly denied collusion. here he is in july. >> are there any ties between mr. trump, you or your campaign and putin and his regime? >> no, there are not. that's absurd. and, you know, there's no base to it. >> reporter: manafort was fired
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from his post as head of the campaign following revelations about financial ties to the russian-backed government in ukraine. gates continued on with the campaign even after manafort left as chairman. gates also served as deputy of the presidential inauguration committee. now the president is weighing in on twitter, writing, "sorry, but this is years ago before paul manafort was part of the trump campaign. why aren't crooked hillary and the dems the focus?" the president goes on to tweet, "no conspiracy." but we're also learning about another indictment that has just become unsealed. george papadopoulos, early foreign policy adviser to then-candidate trump pled guilty to counts he lied to the fbi about interactions he had with russian agents. he's now cooperating with investigators. reporting from washington, lana zak, abc 7 news. >> lana, thank you. democratic national committee chair tom perez issued a statement shortly after the indictments. he says the charges underscore the seriousness of the investigation into donald trump's ties to russia.
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he says it's time for republicans to commit to protecting this investigation and preserving the rule of law." we sent a push alert through the abc 7 app after 5:00 this morning when news of the indictments broke. you can download the app for free and enable push alerts for minute by minute updates. happening in san francisco, week two under way in the trial of the man accused of killing kate steinle. jose garcia zarate is charged with second-degree murder. prosecutors say he intentionally fired a gun at steinle two years ago while she was walking along the embarcadero with her dad. the jury last heard from the park ranger whose gun was used in the shooting. the defense said garcia zarate found it under a bench and accidentally fired it. if convicted, he could face 125 ye 15 years in life in prison. last night, san jose police called in help to try to get it under control. abc 7 news reporter matt keller
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just spoke with a sergeant. he joins us live from the san jose police headquarters. matt? >> reporter: kristen, we learned this morning an officer was hit by a car during this operation and he was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. and i was just told by a police sergeant here at san jose pd that they're still looking for that driver, he's wanted for asau assault with a deadly weapon. sunday night was fast and furious on san jose streets. san jose police along with the chp, santa clara county sheriff's office and morgan hill police targeted racers and sideshows. >> it's not safe. >> reporter: this video shows the operation on hosteder road near 680. hundreds were involved last night and tracked some of them onto capital expressway. >> with the advent of how well people can communicate with each other, the sideshows pop up all over the bay area. and san jose is just like any other city in in the bay area. >> reporter: more of these sideshows are popping up in san
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jose. this is video from october 21st and 22nd at highway 87 and skyport drive. cameras caught people spray painting the center dividers. roads were blocked off by the sideshow. traffic stopped. people walking putting themselves and their vehicles at risk. police ended up tracking some of the racers to ritter park drivet and brokaw road and detained them. over the past two weekends police say they arrested four people were reckless driving and outstanding warrants. nine citations were issued. and nine vehicles impounded. >> it really does create a danger to the public. and really should be taken off the streets. >> reporter: san jose police say operations like this one focused on sideshows and street racings will continue here in san jose. if they need more help, they'll ask neighboring agencies. reporting live in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. the search is on for the gunman who shot and killed a man in contra costa county.
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a 48-year-old man was shot multiple times walking in a residential area on wild drive in discovery bay early yesterday morning. police say a group of men and a woman in their late teens or early 20s were riding through the neighborhood in two ca a disturbance over speeding may have led to a confrontation with one of the drivers. >> from what i heard is that the gentleman had thrown a cup. of ice at him and said slow down. they so happened to make a round around the block and came back and shot him. >> the sheriff's department is looking for a gray dodge challenger or ford mustang. and red mitsubishi eclipse. police are reviewing video of the shooting possibly captured by home security cameras. developing news, actor kevin spacey facing backlash for his response this morning. this after a fellow actor accused him of sexual harassment when that actor was only 14 years old. anthony rapp says spacey made an aggressive sexual advance toward him decades ago in 1986.
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spacey says he does not remember the incident, in a tweet spacey apologized if he did behave in the way he has described. spacey went on to explain he's currently living as a gay man after having relationships in the past with both men and women. that's prompted criticism for spacey online with many saying he's using his sexuality as a cover for the serious accusations he's now facing. oakland a's catcher bruce maxwell is out of an arizona jail this morning after accused of pointing a gun at a woman delivering food to his home. >> hey, bruce, got anything to say about your arrest last night? >> no comment. >> maxwell was released on $10,000 bond and ordered to stay away from all weapons and undergo alcohol testing. police have not said what caused him to pull the weapon. maxwell made headlines last month when he became the first and only mlb player to kneel during the national anthem. and a's spokesperson said the team is disappointed to learn that the allegations and is
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gathering information from the proper authorities before making any further comment. new details on the northern california wildfires. the death toll has increased to 43. a teenager from redwood valley whose brother already perished in the fire died as well. her family confirms 17-year-old cresha shepard died yesterday at a sacramento hospital. a ct scan showed her brain had been dead for some time. she suffered severe burns while trying to escape the redwood valley fire in mendocino county. her 14-year-old brother, ky logan, also died in that fire. the parents are recovering from burns in the hospital. all public school districts in sonoma county are back in session today three weeks after the north bay wildfires started. mark west, geyserville, and piner school districts resumed classes for the first time since the fires. two schools in santa rosa are closed indefinitely, riebli
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elementary and schae if fefer elementary. they've been moved to other schools. an alert for a teenager missing for four days. jonathan bodell argua was seen thursday leaving the shopping center. he works there. jonathan does not suffer from medical conditions. if you've seen him, call the east palo alto police. heads up for commuters this week, annual sales force dream force tech conference will turn parts of san francisco into a traffic nightmare. starting wednesday before the event even starts, power street between 3rd and 4th will close so crews can construct the convention space. dream force starts next monday and ends on the 9th. . the closure will run through november 11th. traffic changes are coming to the busy van ness avenue corridor because of construction of san francisco's first muni bus rapid transit line. it will be an express bus lane running down the middle of the street like the streetcars on
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the embarcadero. starting thursday southbound traffic will shift to the median, northbound lanes will shift monday november 13th. the changes are needed for crews to do underground utility work. officials warn traffic will sometimes be reduced to one lane in each direction. the competition is heating up between tech companies in silicon valley, and they're looking for the best talent. what your kids should try to specialize in if they want to make the big bucks. please welcome our new co-host, meghan mccain. >> the daughter of senator john mccain joins the ladies on "the view." she told our jessica castro what she's looking forward to most. and good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco. looks like fall and it feels like fall. a crisp breeze in the air. lo look at these temperatures. 2 to 7 degrees below average in the 60s. now once we get past that, let's talk about a couple of chances of rain in your accuweather seven-day forecast.
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now to your morning money report. students scammed by for-profit colleges may not get all their money back. education secretary betsy devos is considering a plan to only partially forgive student loans. the change would abandon an obama administration policy of erasing all the debt. here in california, the change would impact thousands of people who attended now defunct schools like wyo tech. tech giants are paying huge salaries to recruit a.i. specialists. artificial intelligence, that
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is. a new report in "the new york times" says nearly all big tech companies have an a.i. project in the works or a.i. projects in the works and willing to pay experts millions of dollars to help get it done. the problem is a shortage of talent. insiders say a.i. specialists fresh out of school can be paid from $300,000 to half a million dollars a year or more in salary and company stock. southwest airlines in-flight concerts seem to be hitting the right notes with many passengers. the airline is partner ing with warner music to provide in it-air concerts called live at 35, as in 35,000 feet and usually is country artists with acoustic instruments. the concerts will continue. southwest stages 20 in-flight concerts each year. if you saw "the view" before our newscast you saw the daughter of maverick senator john mccain as one of the hosts. meghan mccain joined abc's
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award-winning talk show earlier this month. or this morning. jessica castro from abc 7 mornings caught up with her today and is here with thoughts from the new host. jessica? >> hi, kristen, yes, this isn't meghan mccain's first tv job but it is her first stint with a full-time hosting gig on a major network show and told me she never thought she'd be on" the view" and she's absolutely thrilled. the conservative meghan mccain is "the view's" newest co-host. she's no stranger to the spot light, and isn't afraid to speak her mind. >> i think in the next few days we'll probably get a lot more clarity on exactly what's going on, but it's not a good day for the trump administration. >> reporter: her father was on "the view" last week. arizona senator john mccain who's currently battling cancer. >> it happens to be -- >> he gave you a gift. can you talk about what it was like to have him there on "the view" and also about that particular gift? >> yeah, he came on for my 33rd birthday just last week, last monday, and i was much more emotional than i anticipated. i'm kind of like a tough, like,
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icy person, normally i'm not overly emotional especially in public. i just cried. i love you so much. he gave me a photo of us hiking. when he was first getting his first rounds of treatments, we'd go to sedona every weekend where we have a cabin and hike up to the specific mountain every weekend. it was a knphoto of us sitting a bench at the top of the mountains. >> reporter: apart from her father, she wants to invite other top republicans to the show including the president. >> i really want to have anyone from the trump administration, president trump, mike pence, ivanka trump. yeah, i mean, it's a privilege to be the one conservative on such an iconic show. >> reporter: she says she's been prepping for hours before each show. >> i know there's a girl in ohio or san francisco or wherever that's also conservative that's watching that show, oh, there's someone on there speaking for me and my beliefs. i take that very seriously. >> and senator john mccain was
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on "the view" to help celebrate meghan's 33rd birthday. she's the eldest of the senator's father kids. i'm jessica castro, abc 7 news. one more note, watch "the view kview" on abc 7 news weekdays at 10:00 a.m. followed by abc 7 news at 11:00. >> plall right, jessica, thanks surrogate mother gave birth to two babies and one
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accused of obstructing justice to theat the fbinuclear war, and of violating the constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer, and like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
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this morning a mother's battle for her baby. a woman who agreed to be a surrogate gave birth to two babies then discovered one of them was actually her biological
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child. jessica allen says she was matched with a couple in april 2016, she says one of their embryos was successfully implanted into her uterus. six weeks into the pregnancy, she says her doctor noticed something very unexpected and jessica eventually delivered what she thought at the time to be identical twin boys. >> i did notice one was much lighter than the other. you know, obviously they were not identical twins. >> one month later even more shocking news. a dna test confirmed the second baby was her biological son. jessica says after a complicated process, she and her husband got custody of their son. doctors say what happened was extremely rare. it's called superfatation woman continues to ovulate even after becoming pregnant, resulting in two babies. now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> good morning, we'll open up the weather window around mt. tam, looks clearer around 2,600
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feet than what we've been seeing most of the morning down below. definitely an autumn flavor to the feel outside. slightly warmer tomorrow and wednesday. wet pattern for friday, saturday and sunday. look at that stout onshoreoreore breeze. doubl doubl doubl double-digit winds just about everyone. gusting up to 33 in concord. we're cooler in novato at 63. everybody else right in that frame. except for the hills in los gatos, 52. today, 58 to 61, coast to downtown san francisco. 62 to 65 around the bay. about 66 to 69 in most of theou inland neighborshoods. exception, santa rosa, lakeport could make it into the low 70s. sunshine there. for tonight, clouds come back. so does the drizzle we had this morning, patchy anywhere from the south bay, to the east bay to the north bay. temperatures 45 to 50 degrees. antioch and san francisco, 52 to 53. all right. so here's a look, sneak peek at tomorrow. 6:00, sun still up.
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temperature 56 at the coast. you'll drop down to 52 by the time we quit trick or tweeting. we'll drop down to 56. start out 63 inland and drop into the mid 50s also as we head through a starry night. nothing too scary about that forecast. this one, it's on the light side, a 1 on our impact scale for friday, saturday and sunday for showers, isolated downpours, breezy at times and highest amounts in our hills. we'll start to get a push of moisture that will lead to some drizzle, even isolated areas of rain friday morning. you can see how they're scattered throughout the day friday, with a little better push moving into the north bay at 7:00. little steadier rain during the evening and overnight hours into saturday. at least with this computer model, this one says it's going to be dry for the most part. saturday up in the mountains, it will be snowing, though. sunday we'll get a better chance of some steadier rain from the morning hours all the way into the early evening hours. the other medium-range model we
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use is different showing most of the rain falling on saturday. got to keep an eye on this and get the timing down as we get closer. i believe this mod right nel ri. through saturday, once we finish, we could get three quarters to a half an inch of rain. tahoe, rain friday, mixes with wet snow saturday and heavy wet snow sunday. take the chains. you'll need them on the way home. here's my accuweather seven-day forecast. a little more sunshine. a little drier air tomorrow afternoon and wednesday. so we'll be a little bit warmer, may get some 70s out there. then see thursday with the increasing clouds, lack of sunshine, back in the 60s. 50s and 60s with that rain off and on friday. just 50s for saturday and possibly into sunday. great sleeping weather because we get to fall back. >> wow. all right. sounds good. looking forward to that. i know you are. >> yes, very much so. you may not be looking forward to this.
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with are tracking breaking news out of washington, right now president trump's former campaign chair paul manafort and associate rick gates have just pleaded not guilty to 12 counts including conspiracy against the u.s., false statements, and conspiracy to launder money.
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we're looking at live pictures right now outside the courthouse. the 31-page indictment represents the first charges filed against anyone by special counsel robert mueller. we will have more continuing coverage on the story on the abc 7 news app. okay. you may be living a pie lie, according to marketplace.org, pumpkin pie most likely has no pumpkin in it, what's really in there spis pureed squash becaus real pumpkins aren't good for pies. the can may say pump kpin in the ingredients on the label but the fda doesn't make distinctions between pumpkin and squash relatives and has not since 1938. still tastes good to me. for all of us at abc 7 news, thanks for joining us. "who wants to be a millionaire" is is coming up next. >> i don't want that.
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>> you're about to watch some folks experience what could be the most important half hour of their lives. will they rise to the occasion and leave here filthy rich? let's find out right now on "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ welcome to the show. are you guys ready to play "millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] good, because it's a very special day. gonna welcome back our returning contestant. he's had an emotional journey so far. from sherman oaks, california, jay alexander. [cheers and applause] jay, good to see you again, my friend. >> thank you. thank you. [exhales deeply] >> we are in the middle of an incredible game. couple lucky guesses got you to $50,000. >> yeah. [cheers and applause] scary guesses. >> i notice also you got emotional as we were kind of

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