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tonight, breaking news. one by one, the women coming forward to accuse donald trump. after that audio of trump on the bus, talking about what he could do to women because he's a star. tonight here, trump's fiery defense. and what he's now saying about one of those women. >> look at her, look at her words, you tell me what you think. i don't think so. >> also tonigh m words we have not heard from her before. also this evening, the new and monster hurricane in the east. as we come on the air, already a direct hit on bermuda. the deadly police firefight. the gunman in body armor. officers in critical condition. breaking news here in new york city. the bombings, and tonight, the suspect, for the first time since the moment on the stretcher. and the outrage tonight.
cutting them short. possibly thousands of them. even a robbery that turned deadly. good evening. and it's great to have you with us here on a thursday night. and we begin tonight with the list of women who have now come forward, accusing donald trump of inappropriate conduct. the detailed claims right here. and they come after that video, donald trump on that bus, describing what he's able to do to women, kissing them, grabbing them, because of his fame. he was pressed, asked if those were just words or if he had actually done that to women. when pressed, he said he never did it. tonight, some believe it was that moment in the debate that drove some of the women to come forward. but tonight, donald trump blames the media, the clinton campaign, saying they're driving this. abc's david wright leads us off. >> reporter: tonight, a growing list of women are accusing donald trump of inappropriate conduct including sexual
they insist his boasts on the bus to billy bush were much more than just locker room talk. >> i just start kissing them. it's like a magnet. just kiss. i don't even wait. and when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. >> whatever you want. >> grab them by the [ bleep ], you can do anything. >> reporter: asked point blank about those statements -- >> are you saying that what you said on that bus 11 years ago, that you did not actually kiss women without consent or grope women without consent? >> i have great respect for women. nobody has more respect for women than i do. >> have you ever done those things? >> and women have respect for me. and i will tell you -- no, i have not. >> reporter: an unequivocal "no." but even some trump supporters feared that denial would open the floodgates for women to come forward. >> he was like an octopus. it was like he had six arms, he was all over the place. >> reporter: today, "the new york times" published the stories of two women, one of them, jessica leeds, says trump assaulted her more than 30 years ago on an airplane, after she was upgraded to first class on a business trip.
and he introduced himself as donald trump. >> reporter: and in the middle of the flight -- >> somehow or another, the armrest in the seat disappeared. and it was a real shock, when all of a sudden, his hands were all over me. he had stuck with the upper part of the body, i might not have gotten -- i might not have gotten that upset. his hand up my skirt, and that was it. that was it. i was out of there. >> reporter: leeds is now a supporter of hillary clinton. >> these claims are all fabricated. they're pure fiction. and they're outright lies. these events never, ever happened. >> reporter: today, trump threatened to sue "the times" for libel, demanding the paper retract the story and publish an
"the times" declined. in a letter to trump's lawyers, insisting insisting, "the women spoke out on an issue of national importance. it would have been a disservice not just to our readers, but to democracy itself to silence their voices." and there were other voices, too, today. among them, natasha stoynoff, a reporter "people" magazine who traveled to trump's mar-a-lago resort in 2006 to profile the billionaire and his wife, melania, who was pregnant. stoynoff said while melania was door behind us. within seconds he was pushing me against the wall and forcing his tongue down my throat. i was grateful when trump's long-time butler burst into the room a minute later as i tried to unpin myself." she says that as they waited for melania to return, trump leaned in and told her, "you know we're going to have an affair, don't you?" today, trump denies that ever happened, asking why stoynoff would have left such explosive details out of her "people"
and then, he seemed to attack her appearance. >> take a look. you take a look. look at her, look at her words, you tell me what you think. i don't think so. i don't think so. >> david wright joins us live from trump tower tonight. and david, i want to clarify for our viewers tonight, none of these women filed any kind of criminal complaints against donald trump? >> reporter: they did not, david. and they say, to a person, that they felt powerless to challenge him on this. the "people" magazine reporter, though, says she did tell her editor and asked never again to be assigned to the trump beat. david? >> david wright leading us off tonight. thank you. and tonight, donald trump denying any of this ever happened, as you heard there, threatening to sue "the new york times." you also heard him single out one of those accusers, saying it didn't happening, saying, quote, look at her, you tell me. abc's tom llamas with the rest of the case trump made today in defending himself. >> reporter: today in florida, donald trump lashing out at the women accusing him of sexual
people. they're horrible, horrible liars. >> reporter: trump denouncing the avalanche of accusations. >> these false attacks are absolutely hurtful. to be lied about, to be slandered, to be smeared so publicly, and before your family that you love, is very painful. >> reporter: blaming a conspiracy between the, quote, corporate media and the clintons. >> anyone who challenges their control is deemed a sexist, a deformed. they will lie, lie, lie. the clintons are criminals. >> reporter: today, trump's team dispatched his daughter ivanka to campaign solo for her father, something she rarely does. ivanka talking up the values her parents instilled in her. >> they didn't tolerate
of what was appropriate. >> reporter: but dodging questions about her father's current crisis. >> ivanka -- >> reporter: at the rally we attended, trump supporters are undeterred. >> do i think that he is a wom womanizer? i think that over time, he's changed and he's a great american. >> reporter: and trump's team now preparing an all-out assault on bill clinton over his own sex scandals. campaign ceo steve bannon reportedly saying, quote, we're going to turn him into bill three of his accusers to the debate. hillary clinton's response then? >> i am reminded of what my friend michelle obama advised us all -- when they go low, you go high. >> reporter: tonight, trump hoping his loyal fans are more fired up than ever. >> our independence day is at hand. and it arrives, finally, on
>> tom llamas joins us live tonight from florida. and tom, donald trump says he has substantial evidence to prove these women are lying. any timeline tonight for that evidence? >> reporter: david, so far, no specific details on the actual evidence, but he says it will be released in an appropriate way and at the appropriate time very soon. david? >> tom llamas, our thanks to you, as always. and one of hillary clinton's most powerful weapons, michelle obama, was on the trail today. and the first lady took aim at trump, his words about women. the first lady saying trump's words have shaken her to the core. abc's cecilia vega tonight. >> reporter: today in new hampshire, michelle obama had something she needed to get off her chest. >> i can't believe that i'm saying that a candidate for president of the united states has bragged about sexually assaulting women. and i have to tell you that i -- i can't stop thinking about
it has shaken me to my core in a way that i couldn't have predicted. >> reporter: her first public comments since the now infamous donald trump video emerged. >> this was not just a lewd conversation. this wasn't just locker room banter. this was a powerful individual speaking freely and openly about sexually predatory behavior. and actually bragging about kissing and groping women. many of us are worried about our children hearing it when we turn on the tv. >> reporter: campaigning for hillary clinton, but spending most of her time on stage blasting donald trump. >> the shameful comments about our bodies, the disrespect of our ambitions and intellect. the belief that you can do anything you want to a woman? it is cruel. it's frightening.
>> reporter: today, hillary clinton leaving the hard hits to her surrogates, while she rallied campaign volunteers. >> we not just going to win, we are going to take the confidence, the optimism, and yes, the love and kindness, with us to the white house. >> and cecilia vega with us live tonight. we saw that hillary clinton tweeted the first lady after that speech today, but there is another headline tonight, another drop of those wikileaks e-mails, about 2,000 of th, campaign. and tonight, new information on what campaign advisers were saying to each other about getting hillary clinton to apologize about the e-mails, the private server? >> reporter: that's right, david. it goes back to an interview she did about that private server. one adviser write, quote, everyone wants her to apologize and she should, apologies are like her achilles heel. well, she did end up apologize, and that aide wrote, quote, she didn't sound like a -- and she went on to use a word we won't
david? >> cecilia vega on the campaign trail for us, as well. cecilia, thank you. we move on tonight, and to a monster of a hurricane brewing at this hour, making a direct hit on bermuda. the tiny island country, smaller than the eye of the category 3 storm, in fact, ripped apart by 120-mile-per-hour winds. the hurricane knocking out power to 90% of that island at one point. and dangerous surf now could reach all the way here to the east coast. here's senior meteorologist rob marciano now. >> reporter: tonight, hurricane nicole barreling through >> can't see much, everything's a whiteout. >> reporter: the atlantic's second major hurricane in just two weeks. slamming the island with 120-mile-per-hour winds. police warning people on the radio to take cover. >> we want to say categorically at this point in time, we need everyone inside. >> oh my. >> reporter: not everyone did. >> my family's insane. >> reporter: the category 3 storm's massive eye, more than
big enough to engulf the entire island. john drnek inside his home as the eye wall approaches. >> all the windows were bowing, water was coming through doors, the whole house was shaking. >> reporter: watch this drone video shot as the eye passes over. an eerie calm short-lived. walls collapsed. trees toppled. and roads washed out in nicole's wake. >> and so here we are talking about another hurricane now, rob's got the track tonight. >> reporter: well, it's moving away. that's the good news. but this tiny island has gotten hit three times hurricane in the last two years. that's defying the odds. 120 miles away from bermuda and it is moving out to sea. but the big swells are hitting the u.s. coast right now. on the west coast, we have storms lines up across an atmospheric river pointed right at the northwest. the first storm tonight. the next one on saturday. that one could bring widespread damage. we'll have another update tomorrow. >> thank you, rob. next this evening, to that deadly firefight with police in boston, leaving two police officers critically injured.
>> reporter: tonight, two boston police officers are in critical condition after a deadly shootout. 10:50 p.m., a 911 call comes in for a domestic disturbance between roommates. police say when officers arrive, 33-year-old kirk figueroa, armed with a tactical shotgun and wearing a ballistic vest, opens fire. >> we have a 303, possible officer shot. >> reporter: wounded in the firefight, officers richard cintolo and matt morris. >> advise the units that this shooter is still shooting. the sound of gunfire outside his window. >> over 30 gunshots. >> reporter: police shoot and kill fig roe are. a boston constable, who was licensed to serve subpoenas, but not to carry a gun. tonight, praise for the officers who pulled those injured officers out of the line of fire. >> i got to commend the officers for rushing into that building with no fear whatsoever to rescue two fellow officers.
are not calling this an ambush, but as authorities remind us, domestic dispute calls are some of the most dangerous for police to respond to. david? >> gio benitez in boston for us tonight. gio, thank you. now, to a developing headline right here in new york city tonight. a court appearance for the suspect in the bombings that rocked new york and new jersey last month. abc's linsey davis now with our first look at the suspect since that day on the gurney. >> reporter: bandaged and bedridden, today, ahm the man accused of three bombings in new york and new jersey last month, made his first appearance in court via video conference from his hospital room. >> were you provided with a copy of complaints charging you with various offenses from the city of linden? >> yes. >> reporter: his attorney at his bedside entered a plea on his behalf of not guilty to five counts of attempted murder of a police officer and weapons offenses. the last time we saw rahimi, he was on this stretcher after a shootout with police.
several of the judges questions, but he made no other statements. bail is set at $5.2 million. david? >> linsey, our thanks to you again tonight. overseas tonight, and the pentagon now making good on its promise to retaliate for attacks on a u.s. navy ship in the red sea. a u.s. destroyer launching tomahawk missiles at three radar sites inside yemen. those radar is where iranian-backed rebels are known to be active. the u.s. response came after the recent days. the first time in recent memory that an american warship has been targeted by missiles. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this thursday. the 911 operator facing charges, accused of hanging up on emergency calls. police saying possibly thousands of calls were cut short, including a robbery that then turned deadly. also, there is breaking news tonight in that commuter crash. the new image coming in of the deadly train crash near new york city, and investigators now
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finally tonight here, america strong. a global honor for an american great. it's been six decades since bob dylan began changing music forever. ? johnny's in the basement mixin' up the medicine i'm on the pavement thinkin' about the government ? >> reporter: today, the nobel committee shocking everyone in the room. >> bob dylan. >> reporter: and then cheers. the first american to win the nobel for literature in more than 20 years, and the first time ever awarded to a musician. so many of bob dylan's lyrics with profound meaning. ? come gather round people wherever you roam ? >> reporter: anthems for the civil rights movement. ? for the times they are a-changin' ? >> reporter: defining a generation. ? hey mr. tambourine man play a song for me ? >> reporter: in 1965, writing one of his greatest songs of all
you dressed so fine threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you ? >> reporter: "like a rolling stone" was his masterpiece. ? like a rolling stone ? >> singular talent, and we salute him. thank you for before donald trump, there was mike coffman. before trump said women should be punished for having an abortion, coffman wrote a bill to redefine rape, which could exclude
for a ban of muslims, coffman pushed for a religious test of u.s. soldiers. and on president obama? trump: he could have been born in kenya. coffman: he's just not an american. stop mike coffman now before he gives trump more ideas. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this message. a very close call in parker
firefighters have just contained a brush fire. marshal zelinger is live right now. this fire burned at 30 acres. >> reporter: this is what 30 acres looks like. if you were watching earlier we were on the other side of the hill where we couldn't see the fire. this is as close is it got to one of the backyards of this home. it is just shy of 6 feet. >> it was right here. >> reporter: she took us to her fence, we got here just a 3 short time after she and her dad got home. they got a call that said there is a fire behind the house. they said they were surprised to be able to get to the home.