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in solanis county it's down to o 1,000 feet. santa rosa, petaluma, eighth of a mile. three around half moon bay. we have some dangerously low visibility there. that will continue through the morning commute. we'll be cloudy at the coast, low 60s. 73 to 79 around the bay from noon to 4:00. at 7:00, upper 70s inland. cool, upper 50s at the coast. here's sue with a look at the morning commute. >> we still have this b.a.r.t. delay, about 20 minutes in the recovery phase. police activity at the bay fair station. that apparently has been cleared up but b.a.r.t. is delayed all directions out of bay fair. 20-minute delay. slowing up on highway 4 westbound. all the usual slow spots. we have an accident just reported westbound on 80 before 680 at cordelia.
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an amber alert is in effect for a 6-year-old boy. let's get to those photos. modesto police say john cosso forced his way into his estranged girlfriend's home and took his son, jacye. police are also looking for this woman, renee quijada. you'll probly s signs on your way to work, amber alerts. he's believed to be in 2012 black ford fusion. a plane about to take off from sfo spilled fuel all over the tarmac and passengers deplaned earlier this morning. they are now stuck at the airport waiting for another flight. abc7 news reporter amanda is at sfo with an update. >> reporter: that flight to mexico city has officially been canceled. it was originally scheduled to
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take off from here around 12:45 this morning. i'm going to turn so you can see that the plane in question is still parked at gate two. you can imagine the frustration from passengers. many of whom arrived at 10:00 p.m. last night. they boarded the plane after midnight. then things started to go wrong. here's an earlier look from the plane. a dark cabin shortly after boarding and said passengers were told there was some sort of circuit issue and power had to be shut off. passengers started to notice something leaking from the plane. >> i had a window seat so i can see all this fluid or water coming out of the right wing. they said, it's an electrical issue. i said, what is that? they wouldn't tell us. then we started smelling a very strong scent. i have a headache right now. >> reporter: sfo confirms at least ten gallons spilled from the aircraft. passengers say they spent about 30 minutes on the plane before being removed. they spent another four hours waiting on word from the
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airline. they are now being forced to rebook and that volaris is suggesting flights out of oakland or later flights over sfo. now passengers are scrambling. passengers also aren't sure what is happening with their luggage, which is a mrob specifproblem a woman who is a mother of two who have all of their luggage on board that flight. she says she's only strapped with a carry-on, carrying that baby, i should say. that's a problem. i'm reporting live from sfo this morning, abc7 news. >> certainly creating a lot of headaches for so many folks. we wish them the best at this point. developing news, the president is standing behind his supreme court pick calling the sexual misconducts allegations against brett kavanaugh political. >> this morning on "gma," white house express secretary sarah
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sanders is talking about the controversy. >> we're still a country where you're innocent until proven guilty, except when you're a conservative republican. it's absolutely shameful what the democrats have done. dianne feinstein could have done this in a much more structured process and instead waited until the 11th hour and is playing political games with people's lives and i find that to be disgraceful and disgusting and she certainly needs to shoulder a lot of the blame. >> the third accuser gets ready to come forward some time in the next two days. the woman is expected to describe sexual misconduct involving kavanaugh in the '80s. the other two accusers are dr. christine blasey ford and deborah ramirez. kgo spoke to kavanaugh's freshman at yale who said kavanaugh was a heavy drinker who became aggressive and
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belligerent when drunk. kavanaugh addresses the issues on fox news. we'll have much more on that coming up at 6:30. the kavanaugh controversy has created a push. >> the stanford law professor laurnlg the a new political action committee called the enough is enough voter project. she led the push on judge aaron perske's recall. >> women are 51% of the registered voters in this country and we, frankly, do not have to accept elected officials representing us who don't take sexual harassment, violence against women, domestic violence seriously. >> abc7 news spoke with the santa clara superintend schools. making clear to students that sexual assault is wrong and that
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everyone has a role in ensuring safety of the community. >> deputy attorney general rod rosenstein will meet with president trump in two days on thursday. rosenstein's job was in question after allegations he wanted to secretly record the president. rumors circulated about rosenstein's possible resonation or his firing but no decisions will be made about his employment until he and the president speak face to face. if rosenstein leaves his post, the current solicitor general noel francisco will take his place. they say he's a fierce lawyer and staunch conservative and defended some of president trump's policies, including the travel ban before the supreme court. fr francisco got his start as a clerk for judge scalia. this is video of a fire
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consuming oakmont senior living center. they have plans to build a fifth center in fall grove. social services says many residents would have died in the wildfires if family members hadn't helped evacuate them. the kickoff with city officials didn't quite go as planned for transit week. forget about those hours and long trips to the gym. how much time you really need to see a difference. >> can't wait to see that. you're never more than seven mates way from my accuweather seven-day forecast. hottest days are the neblgs two days. you can see a cooling trend you can see a cooling trend starting thursday and in 2017, you can see a cooling trend starting thursday and california had the worst wildfire season on record. scientists say, our weather is becoming more extreme
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and we all have to be better prepared. that's why pg&e is adopting new and additional safety precautions to help us monitor and respond to dangerous weather. hi, i'm allison bagley, a meteorologist with pg&e's community wildfire safety program. we're working now, to enhance our weather forecasting capabilities, building a network of new weather stations to identify when and where extreme wildfire conditions may occur, so we can respond faster and better. we're installing cutting edge technology to provide real-time mapping and tracking of weather patterns. and we use this information in partnership with first responders and california's emergency response systems. to learn more about the community wildfire safety program and how you can help keep your home and community safe, visit
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here's a look at temperatures aren't san francisco. are 52 to 55 with fog being pretty thick. temperatures in mid-fifths on south sides of the bay.
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62 in pittsburg. 40s around canyon. not too foggy at the golden gate bridge. spare the air today if you're out and about. cloudy and mild at the beaches. we have a light chop at the bay. 72 with sunshine by noon and down to 65 by 8:00. have a couple of chances of rain coming up in the accuweather seven-day forecast. we have the b.a.r.t. delay out there. the police activity has cleaned up but delays out of bay fair. give yourself excellent of time to get to b.a.r.t. and you'll be hanging there a little longer than usual. the san mateo bridge is looking pretty good at heavy at times across the span. take a look at the caltrans
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sign, that's an amber alert. you're looking at a 20-minute drive in hayward. slowing is typical out of the central valley with an hour drive into dublin from tracy. >> thank you, sue. next at 6:00, opponents of california's new gas tax have a proposal to get rid of it but proposal to get rid of it but the roadwork that needs to be copd makes it hard to breathe. so to breathe better, i go with anoro. ♪ go your own way copd tries to say, "go this way." i say, "i'll go my own way, with anoro." ♪ go your own way once-daily anoro contains two medicines called bronchodilators that work together to significantly improve lung function all day and all night. anoro is not for asthma. it contains a type of medicine
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news from our live desk. bill cosby is back in court facing sentencing for his sexual assault conviction. cosby doesn't plan to make a statement before he's sentenced. that's for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman. prosecutors are asking for a sentence of five to ten years in prison. his attorney says the81-year-old cosby is too old and frail for prison. they want the judge to sentence him to house arrest. keel continue tracking that story. trouble brewing at starbucks. bloomberg reports the company is reorganizing and planning corporate layoffs that will start at top levels. a memo from the ceo to employees says changes will begin this week and carry on into november.
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starbucks is trying to reverse its stagnant growth. in fact, in july, starbucks said sales increased just 1% in its latest quarter. tesla is churning out thousands of model 3s every week but the cars are stuck at the factory. buyers are not getting their cars on time because of a problem with delivery. elon musk responded to a customer's complaint on twitter saying there's an extreme shortage of car carriers. he said tesla started building their own carriers to the problem. warriors are back and ready. the media met the team yesterday
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and say they're ready for their first game. >> nothing lasts forever in this league. we always said we want to keep this going as long as we can and we're in the thick of it. >> my sole focus is trying to win another championship and enjoy the ride along the way because it goes by fast, as we all know. >> you just have to enjoy the moment, enjoy the now because there's going to be so much speculation as to what's ahead. nobody knows what's ahead. >> i feel like conversations you have with your significant other right before they break up with you? >> oh, wow. >> we don't want to look too far ahead. i don't know. >> are you traumatized? >> maybe past experience. >> matt's relationship experience. >> you know what i'm saying, though, they're just saying, hey, we have to be in the now, you never know what's happening. there aren't many teams that win three championships in four years. i mean, it's hard to do for a long period of time. >> or four and five. >> eventually, it's going to end. >> it will be a long regular
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season for them. how is he going to keep them motivated? he had a hard time last year and he'll probably have a harder time this year. >> preseason starts this saturday. we'll get a little taste of what's ahead. >> go warriors. it's fun at work when the warriors are winning. let's show you what's going on outside. makes januarys long but that's fine. here's a look at what's going on at sfo. a lot of cloud cover. siktsd to 90s coast to inland. patchy dense fog again tonight and cooler with a chance of rain in the extended. every time she pops up, she intimidates me. i don't know why. let's show you what's going on as far as the cloud cover. you can see it pulls away by noon and clings to the coast throughout the afternoon and evening hours. temperatures in the south bay, we'll go from warmest to coolest. 82 in milpitas. we'll have 74 in millbrae.
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mid to upper 60s along the peninsula and 70 around down ton san francisco. mid-60s along the north bay coast. then you have temperatures in the mid-80s to low 90s through most of the north bay valleys. east bay shore, we'll go from warmest at fremont, coolest, 76, richmond. upper 40s to mid-50s with cloud cover the same as this morning and fog, too. tomorrow is the hottest day. we start dropping thursday. back to average friday. below average with a chance of rain saturday and monday. a little too far out to get specific. there's a chance. here's sue. >> let's take a look outside at ouric to almost coming up on 6:20. the usual slow spots out of central valley and antioch on highway 4. better news, westbound 80.
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an earlier accident near cordelia blocking a couple lanes of traffic. that's been pushed off to the right hand shoulder. seeing slow traffic through fairfield but it picks up once you reach highway 680 and highway 12. better news for b.a.r.t. a 20-minute delay going for quite some time this morning. that's been lifted. all trains, 51 running on schedule. also an earlier smart train delay is back on schedule with the 419 train arriving in san rafael. no problem with the ace this morning at all. >> thanks, sue. "good morning america" is coming up at 7:00 right here on abc 7. >> ginger zee with a look at what's ahead. >> nice to be here on a tuesday morning. coming up on "gma," we have the interview with brett kavanaugh and his wife overnight, vowing not to withdrawal. president trump defending his
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pick and white house press secretary sarah sanders is live in studio on "gma." an incredible rescue. how a teenager lasted 49 days at sea. we have the moment he was finally saved. it's not even october yet but you won't believe this. it's time to start thinking about the flu shot. dr. ashton is here with when you should get yours and what's expected with this flu season. and "dancing with the stars" is back. a red hot start last night. the newest pro is joining us. his name is brandon. we'll talk to him about all of it coming up on "gma." >>. >> yes, on this tuesday morning. >> i thought it was wednesday. we're all over the board. that's all right. >> thank you. minimum wage could be going up in san francisco. some city supervisors have their way. b.a.r.t.'s efforts to improve safety could include unarmed ambassadors?
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it's a job muni riders are already comfortable with. looking outside this morning with abc7 news now, a beautiful shot. you can see the sun starting to come up. we have a lot of fog as well. we'll keep you up to date on weather and traffic through the break.
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our 12th summer "spare the
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air" alert today. tomorrow could be our 13th. be careful if you're o you havsssith asthma and transit week, a celebration of the city's public transportation options. the first day didn't go quite as planned. public officials planned on taking public transit to city halibut muni bus didn't show up, forcing them to walk to a b.a.r.t. station to make it on time. the muni ride-along organizers said it wasn't a big deal for the public officials but so many depend on public transit. >> it's all too familiar for thousands, for mother, the cause they're late for the third time and we're working to fix that. >> it took officials from san francisco's 11 districts an hour to arrive using public transit. happening today, two san francisco supervisors will
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propose giving workers in the city a raise. supervisors want to raise minimum wage for ihss and nonprofit workers to $17 per hour. that's a 75-cent raise. they argue these workers are caring for this city's elderly but can't afford to live in san francisco. under the proposal, cost $89 million. you don't need a lot of exercise to create benefits for your brain. ten minutes a day can improve your memory. the study was conducted on people in their 20s. researchers are looking to see how it translates into older adults. google is adding new ll discove to its mobile ee browser, bringing up content you might be interested in on the
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google home page. next at 6:30, how fire crews in the east bay with preparing for extreme fire danger we're seeing today. there's a red flag warning in effect. a warning from the fbi. the new scam that's targeting direct deposit paychecks. what side are on you?
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thank you for joining us. >> you never more than seven minutes away from our accuweather forecast. we have the red flag warning, hot temperatures at the beginning of fall. >> a little too breezy, a little too dry. that's why we have the critical fire conditions in the areas in red, which is mainly above 1,000. clear lake -- or lake county the exception down to the valley floor. that continues through 5:00 this afternoon. look at the fog out there. hayward visibility was down to three miles. less than an eighth of a mile in petaluma to santa rosa. dangerously low there. upper 40s to mid-50s. we'll keep the clouds at the coast that's why you stay at low 60s and the rest of us have hazy sunshine and we go mid-stoevenmid-70s to low 90s by 8:00.
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sue, do you have good news? >> yes, we had an earlier accident that's been cleared. also the b.a.r.t. delay has been cleared, too. yes, i can find good news. there's definitely some out there. metering lights are on. you're stuck in traffic here behind them with about a 15-minute delay at the back of the line to get into san francisco. once you're on the span, it's a little sluggish getting into the city as well. we'll take a look at drive times from highway 4 to the maze, on 80, 27 minutes. looking good south on 101. judge brett kavanaugh says he has no plans to withdraw his nomination for supreme court. >> in an interview kavanaugh and his wife on fox. >> president trump continues to stand by his man. he was tweeting overnight his support for judge kavanaugh, writing democrats are trying to destroy the reputation of a
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wonderful man accusing them of making false accusations. judge pretty kavanaugh is not waiting until thursday to tell america his side of the story. >> i've never sexually assaulted anyone. i did not have sexual intercourse or anything close to sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter. >> you're saying all -- through all these years in question you were a virgin? >> that's correct. >> with his wife ashley by his side, kavanaugh spoke to fox news. >> i am not questioning and have not questioned that perhaps dr. ford at some point in her life was sexually assaulted by someone in some place. but what i know is i've never sexualy assaulted anyone. >> reporter: kavanaugh says he will not bow out. >> i'm not going anywhere. >> reporter: on thursday we'll
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hear from dr. blasey ford. she writes, while i am frightened, please know my fear will not stop me from testifying. senator grassley writing back, i look forward to your testimony. for now they are the only two people scheduled to testimony on thursday but there's also now another accuser, deborah ramirez, a former classmate of kavanaugh's at yale university. she says kavanaugh exposed his genitals to her at a drunken party. kavanaugh denies this allegation as well. now ramirez's accusations against kavanaugh have become the subject of a nationwide debate. in washington there's a lot of talk about abc's own reporting. he met up with someone who knew kavanaugh in college, and he says he believes her and fully believes based off what he witnessed as kavanaugh's roommate in college, he and his social circle athe time we
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caparid. lana zak, abc7 news. back to you. >> lana, we saw kavanaugh's wife sitting next to him. you mentioned it as well. for our viewers just joining us can you recap about how they're handling this with their kids. >> yeah. it's important to note that they have daughters, and in this interview, kavanaugh's wife said it had been hard on their children. she prepared them beforehand saying things aren't going to be fun in this nomination process but in regards to this specific allegation, she says she told the children to remember that they know their dad. >> lana zak reporting live from washington. thank you so much. abc7 news will be in washington , d.c. b.a.r.t. is exploring a new way to patrol trains.
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according to "the examiner," the b.a.r.t. police department is asking the board of directors to hire 54 and hire unarmed ambassadors to help. the meeting is set for thursday. happening today, 170,000 people are descending on downtown san francisco for the dreamforce conference. the annual event is put on by salesforce for its customers. the ceo will deliver the keynote address this morning. howard street is closed between third and fourth street. expect heavy traffic in the area and a lot of folks there. dreamforce lasts through friday. bay area firefighters on high alert because of red flag warning. >> abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live in san ramone where they've seen fires over the past couple of days. >> reporter: hi, matt. fire departments in the east bay
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are working smarter and it is showing. in was the second fire that broke out in san ramone. they got it out quickly and they say it's because of how they're approaching this season. when the red flag warning was called, they sent crews out to the dry hills to wait and watch. crews from all over the bay area were called in to be part of a strike team that was ready to go and that paid off. in oakland they are paying attention to the area above highway 13 just in case. >> i believe the whole department is a lot more reactive as far as having people in place rather than sitting in the fire houses waiting r feporg reminded to be cautious with lawn mowers and barbecues with red flag warnings. this one is in effect until 5:00 this afternoon. firefighters were concerned
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about possible wind gusts overnight. it is calm right now where we are. it was a quiet night. we have a 12th and 13th "spare the air" alert tomorrow. something we'll keep an eye on. right now i'm watching the temperatures in the south bay. our coolest towards morgan hill in the upper for the. everyone in upper 50s. let's take a look at the rest of our neighborhoods. pretty much mid-50s until you get to the east bay valleys at 58. napa, 48.
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back down to 67 at 8:00. we have firl danger now. poor air quality. i do have a couple chances of rain coming up in the accuweather seven-day forecast. that's awfully early for us to have rain. it would be a pleasant surprise. >> i love the change of seasons. usually it's around november. >> that's when officially the rain season begins. this would be an anomaly. this would be nice to have. so would a quiet commute. >> wouldn't that be nice? then i'd be out of a job. >> we take you to san rafael with beautiful sunrise and tail lights. no
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to the golden gate bridge you go, nice and easy here with no fog down on the span. it was earlier we had lots of fog. i believe still on the waldo grade you will come up into the fog with limited visibility. two lanes in the northbound direction. four lanes in southbound direction for your commute on this tuesday morning. earlier b.a.r.t. delays have been cleared. we have our usual slow suspects out of the central valley, highway 4. we'll come back in 20 minutes and take a look at other transit options. the ntsb will meet to determine how an air canada jet nearly landed on a crowded taxiway at sfo. the jet was cleared to land on a runway but instead lined up with a parallel taxiway. four commuter jets were on the taxiway, waiting to take off. the air canada flight missed one plane by ten feet before aborting the landing. congress is considering measures to improve safety in both the
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cockpit and airport towers. two top instagram leaders are resigning. what they revealed late last night about their future plans and how investors are reactsing to the news. you're looking live at the big board at the new york stock exchange. another update on how the markets are doing next. plus, that incident at sfo overnight. fuel spilling from a
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i'm keeping an eye on other parts of the state that have red flag warning until 5:00 tomorrow morning. east of there it's until 11:00 this morning. you can see the central valley, the northern half, down to yosemite. about 2.4 million people through 5:00 this evening, just like ours. mid-90s through central valley. 73 in eureka. that's the same temperature in san diego. a quick look at tahoe. 80 tomorrow but 60 with a chance of rain monday. wa> an update on a plane that ouabs tsfoo earlier this morning. it spilled fuel on the tarmac.
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pe passengers had to get off. they have been stuck at the airport waiting for another flight or other options. abc7 news is live at sfo with details for us. amanda, this has not been easy for folks. >> not at all. a lot of them arrived at 10:00 last night to catch that 12:40 a.m. flight to mexico city. we know the volaris flight has been officially canceled, as of 5:00 this morning. passengers say the crew on board explained there was some kind of circuit issue that led to power being shut off. from a dark cabin, others noticed liquid leaking from the right wing of the airbus. they smelled fuel later in the cabin. passengers were removed from the plane. after four hours and a series of delays, the flight was officially canceled. >> now they're telling us to go to oakland. thank god i had the carrier i brought. i can't be carrying her.
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>> reporter: she says her baby's stroller is still with the airline and still unclear what is happening with the passenger's luggage. a lot of the passengers say they've arrived at around so:00 last night. you can just imagine the frustration as all of them look to rebook. i'm reporting live from sfo, abc7 news. >> thank you. in the south bay a san jose police officer has filed a lawsuit alleging racism in the department. officer nabil and muslim. haidar says he's faced retaliation since filing a complaint with the city. but this in a statement the city says, quote, based on a claim filed by mr. haidar with the state department of fair employment and housing and our subsequent investigation, we have not seen a basis for liability by the city. this is video from a camera
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installed in yolo county. these cameras give crews crucial details about wildfires. pg & e is paying for nine new cameras. for one year they're expected to cost up to $700,000. the goal is to have them up and running by president end of the year. in the east bay an ikea store is proposed in dublin. >> the city's planning commission will consider the project tonight. ikea already owns the land at intersection of 680 and hacienda drive. the dublin store would be smaller than the ones in emeryville and east palo alto. some say they wouldel the popular store but others say the popularity would cause big problems for their community. >> according to the document, they'll attract near 18,000 documents on weekends.
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that overflow is going to clog dublin boulevard and 580 and then it will become a nightmare. >> ikea claims it will do ff congestion. now to a warning from the fbi about a new scam targeting your direct deposit paychecks. according to the fbi, here's how it works. as a human resources employee to obtain their log-in credentials. once people give them the informationneyhe, they then log into the payroll account and change the user's bank information. to even cover their tracks, scammers are reportedly turning off notifications that alert people of any changes. the fbi says if you get an e-mail that doesn't look right, contact your employer directly before providing any personal information. now your morning money report and another dire warning from sears. >> the company's ceo says sears is running out of time and money. he's pushing a new plan to save
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the iconic brand, asking creditors to restructure over $1 billion worth of debt and pushing the company's board to sell off real estate and brands like kenmore. trying to avoid bankruptcy, but sears is facing a huge debt payment next month and they don't have the money to pay it. the co-founders of instagram are resigning and will leave the company within a matter of weeks. late last night they issued a statement hinting at what's next saying they plan to take some time off. also said building new things requires we step back, understands what inspires us and match that with what the world needs. that's what we plan to do. facebook owns instagram and facebook stock is taking a hit this morning. they're down three points already this morning. they've been down in premarket trading so we kind much expected this. we'll keep an eye on those stocks four throughout the day. >> let's take ahe
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overall stock market. dow jones is up 43 points in early trading. yesterday it was a bit of a roller coaster as investors reacted to the new tariffs on chinese goods. orney n general rod rosenstein was about to resign. now we want to introduce you tontoho he stin los aelesunned d a owcr yesterday. ♪ o say can you see >> that is 7-year-old malea emma performing before a major league soccer game. she got to sing the anthem after winning a contest on instagram. you have to hear the end. it's spectacular ♪ the land of the free ♪ and is the home of the brave ♪
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>> thank you. >> goose bumps. >> i like her little wave at the end. look at that. >> i'm still an innocent 7-year-old. >> sheooit ua notch or two. >> don't realize how much earning potential ip have i tnh i'm available. >> you're available. >> yeah. >> she's a sweetheart. >> that was amazing. could listen to that a couple more times, get fired up for the day. let's talk about weatherwise, you're never more than seven mates way. mt. tam, a little fog, summer sr spread. 50s and 60s. andle oo c rwith a chance of rain. i'll show you that coming up. two areas of hh pressure. that's going to dominate our thca wrefostod t we'ayll have o hottest temperatures today and tomorrow. this low is sneaking in that fog. here's how long it takes to get out of here. pretty much about noon. there's stilltl
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it lwateer but that will quickle around 1:00 and stay out at the coast for the better part of the afternoon hours. temperatures, let's go from coldest to warmest. 68 in santa cruz. more of the south bay, 82 in milpitas. 74 ine lyilralb city and half moon bay to 68 in this afternoon in san francisco. 84 in san rafael to 93 in cloverdale. the east bay shore, 76 in orenda. brentwood, 95. game, only five left. giants and padres, 60 at 7:15 dropping down to 57. my accuweather seven-day forecast, warmest tomorrow. a few 90s thursday. barely some 80s friday. look at saturday and monday. that's when we have a chance of rain. sue? >> checking in on your walnut creek commute, taking a look at
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southbound 680, brake lights bumper to bumper as you pass the caltrans sign that's broadcasting an amber alert. slow. see that on freeways all about 10 to 12-minute drive from highway 4 towards highway 24. richmond/san rafael bridge getting backed up as you make your way intorafael. s a nine-minute drive from the toll plaza, the backup across the span. we have drive times for you. it's a bit of a grind. westbound 580 typical. we had an earlier accident. that's been long gone. it's a great drive once you make it to san rafael into san francisco. a little fog over the waldo grade. we need to get to breaking news coming in from the south bay. santa clara police investigating a shooting. they say someone was shot in a car this morning and no one was hurt.
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right now northbound lawrence expressway from cabrillo avenue. police are asking drivers to use an at nat route if you are in that area. today is national voter registration day and twitter is trying to make it easier to sign up. everyone that logs on will see this message on twitter. it includes a link to register to vote and you can get voter informatn. the last day to register in california for the november midterm election is october 22nd. there's a new entertainment experience atlas lass airlines. >> some passengers are getting a chance to try new virtual reality headsets right now. alaska teamed up with noo-flight entertainment company for a trial. first class passengers get to pick a movie and sit back with their personal headset and noise-canceling headset.
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no word on if or when alaska plans to offer this on more flights. >> i wonder if they're comfortable. >> it's probably comfortable for everyone around them because they're in their own little world. members of the k-pop band bts are showing they're much more than performers. >> they joined united nations general assembly to talk about love yourself campaign, how they overcame their insecurities and encouraged other young people to do the same. it's part of a unicef program that will train millions of young people. they have the outreach to do it. bhchlt ts took the bay area by storm. now their sights are set on new york. tomorrow they'll perform live in times square on "gma" at 7:00 a.m. you don't want to miss them. especially if you have any teenagers in your house, they have to know who they are. they're huge. millions of followers. our instagram picture of the day.
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follow us @abc7news. you can share your photos and videos using > a look at the ea hills. hot and windy conditions today.
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a magical place... that's lookin' to get scared! (laughter) halloween time is back in disneyland and disney california adventure parks!
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if you're just joining us or heading out the door, here are the seven things to knooref be numberne o,sfo to mexico city is canceled after the plane spilled fuel onto the tarmac overnight. passengers on volaris flight had the cabin had a pungent odor and . ed>> be evacuat um>reminder, aig hhdanger,utbo . you can see it's pretty cloudy around the bay with fog up into the north bay. that summer spread and sunshomgc is this afternoon. number three, bay area fire crews tell us they're especially worried because of theedey aler ramone in recent days. the oakland fire department says it has crews patrolling the tt dfour, judge bre kavanaugh says he has no plans
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to withdraw his nomination for supreme court. two women have come forward accusing him of sexual misconduct. 170,000 people are descending on downtown san francisco for the dreamforce conference which kicks off this morning. howard is closed between third and fourth. number six, sue hall following your tuesday morning commute with a backup at the bay bridge. 5:20 was the magical hour for the metering lights. check out the cash paying lanes. they are just whizzing by. nobody's in them. >> no one has cash anymore. number seven, today is national voter registration day. we're just 42 day as way from the midterm elections. the last day to register in california is october 22nd. you still have chti. , >> we'll be back in 25 minutes withn aupdate. "good morning america" starts right now. we hope you have a wonderful morning. >> look at that sunrise. it's just beautiful. >> yeah, 12 hours, straight up
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today. >> sunshine. >> and tomorrow less than 12 hours of sunshine. >> enjoy the 12 hours. good morning, america. breaking overnight, supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh breaks his silence. >> what i know is the truth and assaulted anyone in high school for the first time. his fey bhis si rdeti to the h court hangs in the balance. president trump standing by him calling the allegations totally political and false as protests erupt against his nominee, now white house press secretary sarah sanders here live on "gma." the original tv dad, bill cosby, convicted of sexual assault. we are now hours away from learning his fate. his accuser's plea for justice. will he spend the rest of his life behind bars? the story behind this shocking photo.


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