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have a great day. making news in america this morning, hitting the trail. >> our political system is broken. >> joe biden blasting president trump at the first rally of his 2020 campaign as trump calls for eepi iigraha. what it mes for asylum seekers. terror plot foiled. the army veteran accused of planning a mash casualty attack targeting jews, churches and cops in retaliation for the new zealand mosque shootings. the popular tourist spot he planned to attack next. historic outbreak. measles cases reaching a 25-year high. schools closed and hundreds under quarantine as lawmakers take drastic measures to stop the spread. call for help.
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>> i thought it was my apartment. >> okay. >> the newly released 911 call just moments after a dallas police officer shot her neighbor. what prosecutors are now saying about the chilling conversation. plus, health alert. the new warning about a popular beauty treatment after two spagoers tested positive for hiv. and how millennials are turning the tv industry on its head. good tuesday morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. we begin with former vice president joe biden hitting the campaign trail in iowa today after taking his message to working class voters in pittsburgh. >> biden used the first rally of his 2020 run for the white house to blast president trump the whole country. >> and he told our robin roberts why he thinks he can win back trump voters despite the strong economy. serena marshall has details from
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washington. >> reporter: good morning. you might not realize it, but the next election is more than 550 days away but the battle lines are being clearly drawn and they go right through pennsylvania. the former vice president trying to woo back working class trump voters. the power struggle for pennsylvania heating up. >> if i'm going to be able to beat donald trump in 2020, it's going to happen here. >> reporter: on his home turf trying to woo back the voters democrats lost in 2016 telling our robin roberts in an exclusive interview -- >> what i'd say is did you get any benefit from the tax cut? have your wages really gone up? they're not getting their fair share. >> reporter: the president responding tweeting, pittsburgh jobless rate hits lowest point since the early 1970s, but the state donald trump won by less than one percentage point in 2016 brought losses up and down the ballot in 2018 and in tweet after tweet, the president seemingly concerned as biden secured a key endorsement from the international association of firefighters.
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the former vp tweeting back, i'm sick of this president's bad-mouthing unions. as he crmsi controveies from hisinapproprias >> i take responsibility that she did not get treated well. >> reporter: even in the latest abc news/"washington post" poll and hopes his message of unity will carry him down the long road to the nomination. for the voters in pennsylvania, many lining up for hours, it appears to be resonating. >> he knows how to be a we rather than an us versus them. >> biden has called this race a battle for the soul of america and that soul runs through unions who are key to picking up swing states like michigan, ohio and of course pennsylvania but before biden it could be key to that voting bloc he has to beat out 19 other democratic candidates. kenneth, janai. >> a very crowded field. serena, thank you. for more of robin's interview catch "good morning america" later this morning. president trump is looking to place new restrictions on asylum seekers including a processing fee for their applications. the president sent a memo to the
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attorney general and acting homeland security secretary ordering them to overhaul the system in 90 days.y asylum case decided within six months of when the application is submitted. an army veteran who fought terrorism in afghanistan is now accused of plotting a terror attack in southern california. prosecutors say mark steven domingo wanted to wage jihad in the u.s. killing as many people as possible. one of his alleged targets, a white nationalist rally in long beach over the rally and allegedly wanted to target jews, churches, police officers, even the santa monica pier. authorities say the recent islam convert was seeking revenge for the new zealand mosque attacks. >> he allegedly purchased several hundred three-inch-long nails to be used in ieds as shrapnel specifically because the nails were long enough to penetrate the human body and puncture internal organs. >> tough to hear that. authorities say domingo acted alone. he was arrested friday before he
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could pull off any of the attacks. the notorious leader of isis has apparently resurfaced for the first time in five years. a newly released video appears to be abu bakr al baghdadi. he praised the easter bombings and vowed to take revenge on the west. he acknowledged defeat in syria but as abc's martha raddatz reports, the fight is far from over. >> reporter: isis is still very much a threat. they may not have claimed a territory now but baghdadi's message of attacking the west is still resonating with new recruits and the thousands of fighters who remain in iraq and syria. others boldly carrying attacks out far from where isis first took root. >> al baghdadi is still the world's most wanted man with a $25 million bounty on his head. now to new concerns about measles outbreaks across the country. a new report from the cdc reveals the number of cases has surpassed 700, a 25-year high. now lawmakers are taking drastic measures in hopes of containing the outbreak.
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a stunning announcement from the cdc as health officials battle the ongoing measles outbreak. >> we're reporting 704 cases of measles from 22 states. that's more cases of measles in a single year than we've seen in the past 25 years. >> reporter: nearly 80 new measles cases confirmed in the last week alone with at least 89% of those cases seen in unvaccinated people despite pleas from doctors, lawmakers and religious leaders to get immunized. >> it is necessary for all the physically able to receive the vaccinations that they do so. >> there is not one religious institution, not one single one that denounces vaccines. >> reporter: the rapid spread spurring officials in new york state to introduce a bill that would do away with nonmedical exemptions for all students attending public schools. on these outbreaks or the measles will get a foothold and be a permanent problem with the
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results being disastrous. >> you can anticipate that it won't be surprising if, unfortunately, we do see a death. >> reporter: but the coast to coast outbreak has already shut down campuses in multiple states. >> one person with a confirmed measles case can expose thousands of people. >> reporter: more than 200 students and employees are still ucla and cal state los angeles and two more schools in brooklyn were closed this week for violating vaccinations rule orders. >> your health is not just your health. your health is my health, and your child's health is my child's health. >> doctors say the vaccine is 97% effective, and the cdc blames the outbreak on an anti-vaccine movement, which they say is being fueled by myths and misinformation about the vaccine. no measles-related deaths have been reported during this outbreak despite all those cases. time now for a look at your weather for this final day of april. good morning.
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thunderstorms erupt from dallas to wichita courtesy of this low pressure system giving us concerns in kansas city, wichita, springfield, dallas, oklahoma city for damaging winds, hail, flooding downpours and possibility of tornadoes. not just rain but throughout the midwest and throughout the mid-mississippi region reaching to central portions of pennsylvania. to the west, watch out for scatters showers in salt lake city. impressive snow totals near boulder, cheyenne and casper. i'm accuweather meteorologist paul williams. coming up, the new discovery that cope help people suffering from chronic fatigue. also, broadcast legend larry king hospitalized this morning. what we're learning about his health scare. and the growing mystery at sea. a whale discovered with harnesses. what experts think it could have escaped from. why they think it could ha
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we're back with stunning video from a deadly tour helicopter crash in hawaii. the chopper spun out of control, crashed nose first on a busy roadway and burst into flames. three people died. debris scattered across the neighborhood there. no word yet on what caused this crash. the faa and ntsb are investigating. now to the latest on the deadly synagogue shooting near san diego. the fbi says social media tips gave agents a five-minute included a link to an anonymous post, however, agents didn't get enough time to determine the author and their location. the 19-year-old gunman is
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accused of doing it during sabbath services. hundreds gathered last night for the funeral of lori gilbert-kaye who was killed during that shooting. seattle investigators want to know why major streets were open near the scene of saturday's deadly crane collapse. the equipment fell as it was being taken apart. one section hit two parked cars. two workers in the crane also died. five companies are being investigated for their roles in the accident. talk show host larry king is expected to make a full recovery after a heart procedure. king was already scheduled for an angioplasty but went to the hospital early after experiencing chest pains. a spokesperson said king is in good spirits and hoping to be as from the hospital the broadcasting legsoald ock 5 festiv financial p pusuort.orin the as its reason for withdrawing. likely not a concern five decades ago. organizers say the three-day
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event will go on. james holzhauer's latest victory on "jeopardy" was his closest by far. he answered final "jeopardy" correctly and wound up defeating his opponent adam by just $18. holzhauer's won more than $1.3 million in his 18-game reign as champ. boy, did he come close yesterday. >> did he do it on purpose? he wants to give a show. he wants us rooting for him, $18 just when we weren't talking about him. now we're talking about him. >> go, james, go. coming up, remembering john singleton. the tributes are pulling in following the director's passing. also ahead, health officials sounding the alarm after they say a spa's customers contracted hiv from a trendy beauty procedure. and the police officer on trial for murder after she shot and killed a man in his own apartment. hear the dramatic 911 call the officer made coming up. ♪
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the dead are already here.
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>> who told you? >> my mother. >> the dead and winter are here. sunday night's episode of "game of thrones" had viewers heading online in droves. so many, in fact, that twitter says it was the most tweeted about episode of scripted television ever with nearly 8 million tweets. my goodness. this season's "game of thrones" premiere is second on that list. people are loving it. well, next to a police officer's dramatic 911 call following a deadly shooting. >> former dallas cop amber guyger is charged with murder. she admits to shooting a man in his own apartment. guyger claims she mistook the usior the shooment for her own. is morning, a chilling 911 call made moments after a dallas police officer missed a shooting an unharmed man. >> hi, this is an off-duty officer. >> reporter: that voice calling for help is former officer amber guyger who is now charged with
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murder after shooting 26-year-old botham jean in his own apartment. guyger says she mistook the apartment for her own and thought jean was a burglar. >> i shot a guy thinking it was my apartment. >> you shot someone. >> yes, i thought it was my apartment. i'm [ bleep ]. oh, my god. i'm sorry. >> on, we have help on the way. >> i know, but i'm -- i'm going to lose my job. i thought it was my apartment. >> reporter: in the five-minute call obtained by our dallas affiliate wfaa, guyger tells the dispatcher 19 times that she thought jean was in her apartment. >> i thought it was my apartment. hey, man. >> reporter: at one point you can hear guyger appearing to try to comfort the wounded man. >> hey, bud, hey, bud. hey, bud, come on. >> reporter: a grand jury indicted guyger after days of protest. according to the arrest warrant, guyger arrived at the wrong apartment after working a full shift still in uniform. the document showed the door was slightly open when guyger arrived. and court documents say she opened fire when jean disobeyed her commands.
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an attorney representing jean's family says the recording shows his life was taken for no reason. >> the thing that stand out the very most to me was the fact that when i listened to that call not one time did i hear amber guyger say that she was in fear for her life. >> reporter: guyger's attorneys say they can't comment on the 911 call because of a gag order in this case. guyger's trial is scheduled to start in september. so much of the country is mourning the death of filmmaker john singleton. the 51-year-old was taken off life support yesterday after following a stroke earlier this month. he's the man behind the groundbreaking film "boyz n the hood" done when he was just 23 and he says the devastation of drugs into the black community turned him into a storyteller. laurence fishburne says he's heartbroken and his passion for cinema was as boundless as his imagination. >> a pioneer there gone so young. health officials in new mexico are testing a spa's customers for hiv. the department of health says two clients were likely infected
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with the virus in an albuquerque spa during what's called vampire facials. the popular beauty treatment requires a trained technician to inject the person's own blood into various parts of their face. experts say it's not considered dangerous on its own but can spread disease if the needles are not properly sanitized. scientists at stanford university say they have found a blood test that can accurately diagnose chronic fatigue. the condition causes exhaustion along with a variety of other symptoms and it's notoriously difficult to diagnose but early studies have shown this new blood test is 100% accurate at identifying this disorder. no fatigue for the nba's playoff teams. the series continues in milwaukee and oakland tonight. the move of the night last night came from gary harris with the underhanded reverse in the nuggets' win. the other game saw philly even its series with toronto. a lot more basketball coming up.
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they started playing "i spy" pointing out a closed sears and a circuit city overrun by dogs then they launched into a parody of frank sinatra's "new york new york." ♪ they're fond of their booze and wing sauce is great ♪ ♪ i'm going to clog my heart in it upstate new york ♪ >> as you would imagine, the scene angered a lot of people in albany. governor andrew cuomo's office dismissed the jokes as a lot of cheap jokes and one invited them to see their splendid spaces. it's "the simpsons." >> like to have fun. ne tv meant for today's digital times. >> the 43-inch set can turn vertically for everyone who can't turn their phone the right way when taking videos so viewers can watch cell phone
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motions and skroom drama. riding in san francisco's china town could take longer. measles cases nationwide are at a level we haven't seen in 25 years, health leaders don't see an end in sight. no more than minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> good morning, hi, everybody, here's a look at live doppler 7. it is not showing rain, a little mist in the air, temperatures in the low- to upper-50s this morning, let's see where we end up this afternoon, low 60s along the coast. mostly sunny, mid- to upper-60s in the bay, low 70s inland
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see how the morning commute is getting. >> here's a live look at emeryville towards sierra. >> that is going to be heading off to the bay bridge or into the downtown oakland stretch. everything is moving along just fine, 16 minutes, another 8 across the bay bridge in san francisco and southbound 101, san francisco to sfo in the green and ten tes. happening today, the ghostship trial. >> the jury of mostly >> reporter: the defense attorney says they are happy with the injury saying it is a good cross sectio the name according to their defense is that no one red tagged the building.
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no one told them that the building was a fire hazard. they face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter when the building known as the ghostship caught fire. people were living there and at the time of the fire were >> believe sg case at ts the s norils the city ofand andhelalo blame. those opening statements are set to begin today. live in the newsroom, amy hollyfield, a b bc 7 news. >> if you are just waking up, here a look at your traffic. >> thank you very much.
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good morning. let's look at winds in fairfield, faster than yesterday, you can see the winds on the ferry building. today will be easier, faster sunshine, it will mix out the marine layer quicker. it will introduce cooler conditions, so we're in the 50s for the coast for better part of the day, mid-60s at noon,60 at

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