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making news in america this morning, a final face-off. the presidential nominees were on stage together for the last time. >> the personal attacks overshadowing policy. >> mr. trump's -- >> i think he's unfit, and he proves it every time. >> no, you are the one that's unfit. such a nasty woman. >> a moment political experts are calling unprecedented. a challenge toward tradition in american democracy. >> do you make the same commitment that you will absolutely, sir, that you will absolutely accept the result of this election? >> i will look at it at the time. >> and russian president vladimir putin's unseen presence. >> he'd rather have a puppet as president. >> no puppet. no puppet. >> and it's pretty clear. >> you're the puppet. team coverage right now on the final debate with just 19
and a good thursday morning to you all. we begin with that final face-to-face showdown in the battle for the white house. >> hillary clinton, donald trump, they ditched the handshakes in las vegas last night before and after the debate. they presented drastically different views on policies and, yes, they sparred over their scdals. >> they also resorted to interruptions at times, mockery and name calling. abc's david wright has more. >> reporter: one final showdown. >> she should never have bee allowed to run for the presidency. >> reporter: the dustup in the desert. >> he's denigrating. he is talking down our democracy. >> reporter: las vegas, nevada, host of plenty of prize fights but not quite like this. >> such a nasty woman. >> reporter: clinton called trump a hypocrite on the issue of saving american jobs. >> in fact, the trump hotel right here in las vegas was made with chinese steel. >> i ask a simple question. she's been doing this for 30
why the hell didn't you do it over the last 15, 20 years? you were very much involved -- excuse me. my turn. >> reporter: trump questioned the value of her experience. >> you do have experience. i say the one thing you have over me is experience but it's bad experience because what you've done has turned out badly. >> we all know nine women have come forward and said that you either groped them or kissed them without their consent. >> first of all, those stories have been largely debunked. those people, i don't know those people. i have a feeling how they came campaign that did it. >> well -- >> secretary clinton. >> reporter: clinton hit back. >> he held a number of big rallies where he said that he could not possibly have done those things. >> nobody has more respect for women than i do, nobody. nobody has more respect. >> please, everybody. >> reporter: russian president vladimir putin -- >> he'd rather have a puppet as president of the united states. >> no puppet. no puppet.
>> reporter: trump and clinton debated abortion. sharp differences. >> i am pro-life and i will be appointing pro-life judges. >> i strongly support roe v. wade, which guarantees a constitutional right to a woman. >> reporter: on other issues they went straight for the jugular, immigration, for instance. >> when it comes to the wall that donald talks about building, he went to mexico, he had a meeting with the mexican president. didn't even raise it. he choked. >> we're going to secure the border, and once the border is secured, at a later date we'll make a determination as to the rest but we have some bad hombres here and we're going to get them out. >> reporter: trump tried to use leaked e-mails from clinton's own campaign manager against her. >> john podesta said you have terrible instincts. bernie sanders said you have bad judgment. i agree with both. >> reporter: an astonishing moment. trump refused to say if he will accept the results of the election. >> i will look at it at the time. i'm not looking at anything now. i will look at it at the time. >> are you saying you're not prepared now to -- >> what i'm saying, i will tell you at the time. i'll keep you in suspense.
to that because that's horrifying. >> reporter: trump accused clinton of conspiring with the media against him. >> she shouldn't be allowed to run. it's crook -- she's guilty of a very, very serious crime. she should not be allowed to run and just in that respect, i say it's rigged. >> reporter: clinton suggested trump is just a sore loser by nature. >> there was even a time when he didn't get an emmy for his tv he started tweeting that the emmys were rigged again. >> should have gotten it. >> this, this is a mind-set. this is how donald thinks. and it's funny but it's also really troubling. >> reporter: david wright, abc news, new york. >> who knew that the emmys would make the presidential debate. >> i know. i did know that was going to be a topic. >> quite interesting. >> by the way, we should mention that moments ago trump landed in ohio. he sent out a tweet
let's take a closer look at two of the biggest moments that are making headlines this morning. >> abc's maggie rulli is live in washington for us. maggie, let's start with trump refusing to say whether or not he would accept the election results. it's getting so much attention this morning. >> reporter: yeah, kendis and diane, that moment is being called unprecedented as historically the peaceful transition of power and the acceptance of election results is seen as a fundamental aspect of our constitution and democracy. overnight we heard democratic senator harry reid calling trump's comments horrifying. immediately after the debate rnc chair reince priebus said trump will accept the results and just two hours before the debate, trump's running mate also said they would accept the results. >> and, maggie, you know, for some time overnight the term bad hombres was a top trend on twitter. the general reaction to that right now? >> reporter: well, in spanish
way trump used the word, it could be interpreted as offensive or derogatory and we're hearing from latinos who say they were disgusted by trump using the word and as you mentioned overnight, that lit up social media becoming one of the most talked about moments from last night's debate, kendis and diane. >> all right, and they are scheduled to appear at an event again together. but no debate happening there. so, hopefully they will keep the peace. maggie rulli, live in washington for us, maggie, thank you. tonight.event in new york city after the debate clinton said she was both relieved and very grateful. >> but before heading back to new york she made a surprise appearance at a post-debate watch party. she was joined by her husband as well as 5,000 supporters who were cheering her on. >> we are a better country than donald trump is. [ cheers and applause ] there are so many, so many things he says and does that i
against those today. >> clinton's campaign is also calling trump's performance erratic saying he's a bad loser and doesn't respect the democratic process. >> well, before he landed in ohio, trump took to twitter describing the debate as exciting. he said he made all of his points and posted a poll that declared him the winner. his campaign manager, kellyanne conway, praised his performance while criticizing clinton's record. >> i didn't hear much new from her today. i saw a lot of defense, and i think tonight what dond all experience is good experience. if you've been there for 30 years and yet you have millions of people in poverty, you have millions of people with no health insurance, you have so much unfinished business. >> she also went on to tell our tom llamas there that donald trump will accept the results of the election because he's going to win. well, according to polls night, so the big question is did he get it? >> abc news political director rick klein tells us how the nominees stacked up. rick, good morning.
and he got it. it just was the wrong kind of moment for the campaign turnaround that he needs right now. a singular moment in debate history when he said he would not necessarily respect the election results. even his own campaign supporters are questioning that very aggressively. all in all, hillary clinton prosecuted the case against donald trump, needling him, prodding him much like that first debate and i think walking away with a more and concise victory than even at that exchange. hillary clinton able to make that case and leave donald trump in a flustered position when trying to explain his past comments and trying to explain his policy positions but overall this seemed like a debate in an election already that's kind of over. both candidates wary of each other and the name-calling at the end and donald trump walking away without the game changer that he needed. diane and kendis. >> thanks. >> twitter and facebook feeds were completely filled with debate moments. >> yeah, the moment that received the most tweets when trump discussed his treatment of women.
moderator chris wallace clashed on trump's statements on aleppo. >> and according to googlethe most searched question during the debate, what is roe versus wade? >> interesting, all right, and take a look at this photo tweeted out by a person on a virgin american flight. nearly every passenger with the debate on their screen. >> you got one straggler. one. >> one straggler there. the caption there, democracy. just gives you a sense how interested people are in this. >> yeah, everyone was watching. and we'll have the morning's other headlines next including the woman in her 60s who just plus, the ttle for mosul and the fight against isis moving into the next phase this morning. an update from the front lines.
its jets have fired on an area north of the embattle d city of aleppo killing as many as 200 militants. the raids were carried out on targets the syrian forces have taken over and come one day after turkey's president said his country, quote, would not wait for terrorists to come and attack. also this morning, kurdish and iraqi special forces have opened a new front in the battle to reclaim the city of mosul. the air and ground strikes are taking place north and east of the emba the u.s. led coalition is supporting the iraqi operation which could last for several months according to the commander of the u.s. forces in the middle east. here at home a california sheriff's deputy has been shot to death. the fourth officer in that state to die in the line of duty in the past two weeks. 31-year-old jack hopkins was killed while responding to a disturbance call in a rural area near the oregon border. he joined the sheriff's department just last year. a suspect is in custody but authorities aren't releasing any more details until a news
also in california the attorney general has opened a criminal investigation into the scandal that rocked wells fargo bank. investigators are collecting the names of the managers and employees who opened accounts for customers without their permission along with the names of those customers. they're accused of opening 2 million fraudulent bank and credit card accounts in order to meet sales goals. and t-mobile will pay a $48 million fine to settle a dispute over unlimited data plans. the fine follows fcc complaints that t-mobile didn't let customers know about data trishholes that triggered slower usage speeds. they say the company improved those in june of last year. when we come back, a neighborhood rocked by an explosion. a building reduced to rubble. new details coming in this morning on what may have caused it. a couple finds this suitcase from the 1950s in their home during renovations. wait until you see what was
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fire that threatened homes in los angeles. the flames scorched more than 60 acres before being knocked down. dry conditions and temperatures near 100 degrees today mean risk for more fires remains dangerously high. your morning road conditions, once again wet in the pacific northwest and into idaho and montana. rain also stretches from texas all the way to maine. if you're flying, airport delays are likely in memphis and detroit. nba star derrick rose has been cleared in a high-profile civil rap >> rose's former girlfriend claimed he and two friends broke into her apartment and raped her while she was drunk. she was seeking more than $20 million in damages. criminal charges are possible in the case but unlikely. rose plays for the new york knicks. he says he's now focused on the season. the portland oregon fire chief says it's the worst destruction he's ever seen after a gas explosion blew apart this building in the downtown area. it happened less than an hour
line. amazingly no one was killed and the handful of injuries were not life-threatening. a 62-year-old new mom in spain has a message, it's never too late. lina alvarez showed off her new baby girl as she was leaving the hospital. the announcement of her pregnancy actually touched off a fierce debate over there over whether the should be an age limit for ivf but alvarez who is a doctor is encouraging other older women to pursue their dreams of motherhood. and there were a few scary moments for a pilot when his he had to make an emergency landing at the oklahoma city airport without a front wheel. you can see the front of the plane tipped forward on the tarmac but the pilot was actually the only person in the plane and he was not hurt. well, if it's a thursday in the fall, it is time for football. tonight, the bears visit the packers in green bay. >> as for baseball, last night's highlights now from espn. good morning, america. kevin connors, nicole briscoe. all right, so half of the world series matchup is set, and then
best of seven is now a best of three. >> exactly. dodgers/cubbies. let's see how this one played out. you know what, it's not been a good postseason for anthony rizzo. 2 for 26 but he got the best of this one. welcome to the postseason. rizzo, a home run in the fifth. hugs and high-fives for the teammates. part of a solid night all around. rizzo would finish 3 for 5. three ribbies and of course that home run. the bats came alive for the cubs, eight runs in the first three combined. ten in this one, final, 10-2 over the dodgers. as for the american league, the cleveland indians are headed to the world series. they finished off the blue jays in game five. coco crisp, one of the hitting stars in this game, a solo home run in the top of the fourth inning. they were loving it.
indians win the whole ball of wax and then cody allen locked it down in the ninth inning. andrew miller, who has been untouchable in this postseason. one of the great trades pulled off by the indians regardless how it turns out for the yankees he's your alcs mvp and they win it by 3-0. >> and now they sit and wait. game five between the cubs and dodgers tonight. see ya. >> a good game. all right, next up in "the pulse," the reaction about the hear what celebrities are saying overnight. the neiman-marcus christmas catalog is here. it's more over the top than ever before. >> are you getting that?
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since "the real housewives" isn't on tonight, i guess i'll have to see a catfight the old-fashioned way by watching the debate. >> after things started chelsea handler weighed in saying, this is the least amount of fun anyone has ever had in vegas. >> and finally comedian josh gad predicted "snl" at this point is literally considering just reairing this debate. there were many times during the debate that you kind of thought, well, this sort of seems like a sketch. >> sounds a like it could have been a skit, right? with halloween right around the corner people around the country are drawing inspiration from both presidential candidates for their decorating. >> take a look at these trumpkins popping up all over the place. jack-o'-lanterns that are carved into the likeness of donald trump gracing porches as well as haunted houses and lawns. and check out the howlary. lots of creative juices, i'd say, flowing on both sides. >> the trumpkin and howlary clinton jack-o'-lanterns.
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checking our top stories, hillary clinton and donald trump took the stage in las vegas last night for a contentious final debate. they clashed on everything from abortion to economics and sparred over their own political scandals, and after weeks of ramping up claims of a rigged election, trump refused to say if he would accept the outcome of the vote. both will speak at the same event in new york tonight. federa reportedly looking into whether a contractor at the nsa sold top secret hacking tools used by that agency. "the new york times" reports those hacking tools were put up for sale online. but there is no confirmed link yet to harold martin, the contractor arrested when classified material was found in his maryland home. today's weather, it'll be hot and dry in the southwest. rain and some thunderstorms expected from texas to new england. well, finally from us this morning, last night's final debate touched on many critical
>> and as usual it also provided more than ample fodder for the late night comics. >> there's that. >> the final presidential debate ever, i think, i don't think there will ever be another one. it's like the last time we saw mom and dad fight before their divorce. >> i want to make sure i heard that correctly. >> i'll keep you in . >> ooh, ooh, suspense. it'll end with a cliffhanger. >> i'm sorry, keep us in -- am i the only one who is super freaked out about this. did donald trump just dismiss democracy like it was dressing on a salad. i'll look at it later. put it on the side. >> it was almost like he was doing an impression of alec baldwin doing an impression of him. he said disaster and said mexico is sending some bad hombres over there. >> hillary clinton came dressed as "star trek" deep space pope. >> well, that's because he'd rather have a puppet as president. >> no puppet. no puppet.
you're the puppet. you're the puppet. >> that was less juvenile than the debate. >> president obama has deported millions and millions of people just the way -- >> secretary. >> yeah, obama deported millions and millions and donald trump thinks that's bad? that border wall better be tall just to keep out the flying pigs. >> the last two weeks trump has been saying is rigged, the election is riggeding and then sure enough, look at this. >> whatever it is, it is rigged against him. >> right there, now, look at that word, circle that. rig. she had it written on the wall. have fun with that, crazy people on the internet. >> conspiracy theorists, their minds are blown after they saw that. >> you got to wonder if the comics are relieved or disappointed that it's the last
he got into a twitter war. >> the final debate full of fireworks. >> viewers didn't hold back on social media either. what's some voters thought about the final face off. here locally could every vote from this upcoming election be challenged? according to candidates yes because of possible accusations of fraud. i'm jason gruenauer and i'll explain. good morning, thanks for joining us at 4:30. i'm mitch jelniker. >> and i'm dayle cedars. first let's go to nicole with international news.