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makiews in america this riding the world's tallest water ide. we have new details now about the victim and the 17-story ride at's raised safe queions in the past. losing ground, dond trump steppingp his attacks on hillclinton as pol slsw him in a summer p. the republicanstl aling wi theallout of a nu lay t s economic policy. we're live in waington. brki, a people from theihomes.rcing ussandbagging under way as e sunshine stateeaittrical down flooding. and lden boychael phelpsit againaking home his 19th gold medal. leading team usao vi plus majorps involving
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he at hlittewater park. their child that's my ild's to 'm sure they thought was safe. en opened two years o, many raised questions about its safety especially after watching these early saty tests showing sandbag flng off the slide. the ride's opening delayed at least ree times while the pk reworked iadding seat belts sangty. ty had tests that failed an it down and rebuild a portion of the rid quite possibly this incident i not going be a result of a chanical issue, more possibly f human error. >> reporter: alex perez, abc news, kansas city. wre going to the race for tse. donald trump shifting his focus to the economy today after more than a week mired in personal feuds, as well as slumping pol numbers. >> as hillary clinton gains ound, trump is looking to mend nch the republican
we get the latest now from abc's ma.ggie maggie, good morni. ndis and diane.mornin donald tmp is trying to reverse his downward spira by taking his campaign on the offensive, attack iing hillary clinton,his fellow republinscand laying out s plans for our economy. donald trump refocuses today with a poly spcheet the detroit econom club that he says will help americans. he's also endorsing speaker paul ryan and john mccainor re-election, something he refused to do last week so hold-outs withinhe gop are coming around. mmissioner and son of jeb bush it's time to put the party first. as the gop scrambles to unit hillary cltocontinues to make gains. anbcews/"washington post poll shows t former first lady exteing her lead by eight points. adding to his trole, commade about adir putin. formercting cia directo
right, he simply hrd putin complint him. he then responde complimenting him. he never thought that he might be be pling. >> rr:eporteet trustwortness remains a lem for both noesmine. clinton's running mate says r administration would be more transparent. >> the bottom line is this, she made a mistake and she said over and over again, i made a mistake i'moing to fix it, a >> reporte clinton, meantime, says she not takinr d. in an e-mail to supporrsshe saysrump could still win if he ters.s enough to convince and like trump she giving a speech in detroit on the economy is ty. kendis and diane. >> all right, that's mage or ru us in washington, maggie, thank you. >>les movenow to some breaking news in southern
their thble habued 1,500cres in a matter of eight hours. hundreds of fireghters on the scene with zero containment burning about m eilesast near of silver wood lake. residents along florida's gulf coast are bcing for flooding avrahein is forecast from pensacola to tampa ofcials are handing out sandbags. some could see 1 to 3 ch each day this week and all that could even come within an hour or two makinasg flflooding even more likely. stm,he systems anyway will the way up to teese valley and the carolinas. likely throut the regibufuweather can be expected more tthe north. let's t noto t olympics and american swimmer michael g to his already crowded mel >>f he c fom for it. phelps now has 19 olympic gold medals.
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