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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, a second night of protests after a police-involved shooting. new video from the scene moments after officers opened fire. and what was the man pointing in this picture? a teenager opens fire at an elementary school. we have an update on one of the young victims and the search for a motive as police try to find a connection between the suspect hillary clinton bringing out the big guns, the first lady, chelsea and bernie sanders, plus the new strategy for donald trump in the next debate, and libertarian candidate gary johnson with yet another blunder. and an attempted kidnapping caught on camera. see the video as the man abducts a clerk dragging her through the store, then stuffing her in a
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we do say good morning on this thursday as we get started with that breaking news from southern california. protests in the streets of el cajon. >> police in riot gear watched demonstrators march past the scene where officers shot and killed a black man on tuesday. now, there were some isolated incidents, but the protest was described as generally peaceful. >> the march began a little more than 24 hours after alfred olango was involved in this confrontation with two officers in the suburb of san diego. police say olango was holding an object when he assumed what they call a shooting stance. the object turned out to be an electronic cigarette device. emotional community leaders have demanded a transparent investigation into that shooting. there are also new developments overnight in a school shooting that left three people injured. >> a teenage suspect is in custody accused of opening fire in the parking lot of the elementary school in south
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critical condition. his parents have released this picture of their son overnight. meanwhile, police in townville say that the shooter also killed his father at their home before going to the school. the motive behind the shooting is still a mystery. the suspect was homeschooled. let's turn our focus to politics and sources in the donald trump campaign are expressing some disappointment in his debate performance. >> one senior official admits there were missed opportunities saying trump, quote, left a lot of things on the table and lost his nerve. before he and hillary clinton face off again in ten days, her friends. here's abc's stephanie ramos. >> reporter: hillary clinton and donald trump are out of debate mode and whipping through battleground states. >> the next 40 days will determine the next 40 years. >> reporter: clinton in new hampshire with just 40 days to go till election day joined by some welcomed advocates. >> by going high when they go low. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama in front of a loud crowd
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pumping up clinton's qualifications for president. >> no one in our lifetime has ever had as much experience and exposure to the presidency, not barack, not bill, nobody and, yes, she happens to be a woman. >> reporter: even vermont senator bernie sanders joining the clinton support bandwagon urging battleground state voters to back his former primary rival. >> it is absurd, it is disgraceful for donald trump and his friends to be talking about hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks for the top 1%. >> reporter: donald trump in wisconsin last night still insisting he won the first presidential debate and going after clinton on big banks. >> follow the money. the wall street investors who have rigged the regulations against the middle class, they're donating to hillary clinton. >> reporter: his campaign manager on fox saying trump will be better prepared for the next debate. >> i think looking toward the
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format, we will certainly be taking into account the different logistics. >> reporter: and donald trump is continuing his feud with a former miss universe. trump is accused of body-shaming the beauty queen 20 years ago and told fox news that he saved alicia machado from being fired by getting her to lose weight. kendis, diane, back over to you. >> all right. that's stephanie ramos for us live in washington. stephanie, thanks. and now to libertarian candidate gary johnson who hit yet another roadblock on his run for the white house. during a town hall style interview last night, msnbc's chris matthews asked johnson to name a foreign leader that he actually respected. here's what took place. >> anywhere, any candidate, canada, mexico, europe, over there, asia, south america, africa, name a foreign leader that you respect. >> i'm i guess i'm having an aleppo moment in the former -- former president of mexico. >> i'm giving you the whole world. >> i know, i know. >> anybody in the world you
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pick any leader. >> the former president of mexico. >> his running mate eventually told him to say vicente fox. by the way, johnson was referring to his earlier interview on msnbc when he was asked about the syrian city devastated by civil war. he went blank and responded, what's aleppo? a major defeat for president obama as congress overrides the first veto of his administration. both chambers overwhelmingly reversed the president's blockage of a bill to let 9/11 victims' families sue saudi arabia. president obama says the measure sets a dangerous precedent for the u.s. with its allies. >> this time in saudi arabia but let's say that there's a terrorist who comes here from great britain, our closest ally, they come here and they carry out something, now under this legislation, somebody who had been harmed by that terrorist could sue the british government. >> well, five of the 9/11 hijackers were saudi nationals. the saudis' role in the attacks has never been proven.
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has suggested that the bill could open the u.s. to lawsuits from other nations. and also from capitol hill, a stopgap bill to prevent a government shutdown is on the way to the president's desk. the plan provides $1.1 billion to fight zika and $500 million in flood aid. republicans also promise to send money to flint, michigan, later this year to deal with that city's water crisis. the bill keeps the government operating through december 9th. president obama has authorized sending more troops to iraq to help reclaim the city of mosul from isis. the white house says the additional 615 troops will assist and advise the iraqi military joining more than 4,500 u.s. forces already working there. the operation to oust isis from mosul is set to get under way very soon. the city is the islamic state's last major urban stronghold in iraq. and in syria, the u.s. has warned russia it will suspend peace talks unless russian-backed government forces stop their campaign.
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been some of the worst in the five-year conflict. unicef says nearly 100 children have been killed during the fighting since friday. one official said, children in the city are, quote, trapped in a living nightmare. and israelis have begun paying their final respects to former leader shimon peres. peres' body is lying in state ahead of tomorrow's state funeral, and we have a live picture from the knesset in jerusalem. the nobel peace prize winner died yesterday at 93 years old. there you can see the casket as the public pays their respects. president obama will travel to syria later today where he'll head the u.s. delegation attending peres' funeral. tropical storm matthew is churning toward the caribbean. new video overnight shows strong winds whipping across a construction site on the island of dominica. matthew is expected to strengthen into a hurricane. it'll likely impact the u.s. sometime next week, but it's way too soon to know when or where so, of course, we'll be tracking it.
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radar showing a massive storm swirling over the northeast. it's expected to bring days of rain to the area. still ahead, the new connection between having acne and a person's lifespan. plus, a man drags a woman out of the store and puts her in a car. a terrifying abduction caught on camera. and you thought the debate between trump and clinton was fiery.
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s police in los angeles have arrested a man suspected of kidnapping a convenience store clerk. surveillance cameras captured the scene as a man drags the clerk out of the store and then forces her into his car. after a short chase police tased
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the woman was taken to a hospital for evaluation. fbi investigators looking into the new york and new jersey bombings say they now know the identity of two mystery men. the pair is seen in these images taking a suitcase from a manhattan street after removing a pressure cooker bomb. they're believed to be employees of an egyptian airline and have since returned to their home country. investigators still want to question the men. a documentary out tomorrow on netflix is shedding new light on the case of amanda knox. the american foreign exchange student who spent four years in an italian prison until her conviction for murder was finally overturned. abc's neal karlinsky has the details. >> did you kill meredith kercher? >> reporter: a new crime documentary hitting the airwaves on the murder case that captivated the world, the 2007 killing of meredith kercher, the college roommate of amanda knox. >> either i'm a psychopath in sheep's clothing or i am you. >> reporter: chilling new interviews including knox's
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co-defendant. >> i known her only for five days. >> reporter: shed light on the trial that made headlines for years in which foxy knoxy and her boyfriend were convicted, freed and convicted again only to be found innocent in 2015 by italy's highest court. >> if i'm innocent, it means that everyone is vulnerable, and that's everyone's nightmare. >> reporter: neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. and amanda knox will be live on "good morning america" to talk about her trial and documentary in an exclusive interview. the angry tone of the u.s. presidential campaign has nothing on politics overseas. really. this happened in the former soviet republic of georgia. one candidate throwing his glass of water at his opponent, and then he even comes around the desk and another water glass flies. the fighting continued off camera. it's the second time a televised candidates' event has resulted in a fight in the past week. >> and the anchor even ended up
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>> yes, but her hair was on fleek. she's okay. >> okay, so there's good reason to perk up this morning. it is national coffee day. >> that means freebies and discounts, krispy kreme, for example, is offering a free cup of coffee and a free glazed doughnut. at dunkin' donuts a medium cup is going for just 66 cents. you have to pay full price at starbucks, but they will donate a coffee tree for each cup of a certain brew. >> well, that's nice of them. >> isn't it? all right, when we come back, it's tebow time again. he goes deep at his first professional at bat. what he said after this moment. and a deer on the attack going after a driver. what did that car do to him? people always say let's just get a sandwich or something. you don't just learn how to drive...
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a giant inflatable duck blowing onto the road. usually this duck sits quietly in a used car lot in scotland but he was not so tethered in place this time around. a sudden gust of wind uprooted the whole balloon sending it right onto oncoming traffic. but luckily no one was hurt. >> the duck wanted to cross the road. closer to home we have a few trouble spots for this morning's commute. expect heavy rain from the mid-atlantic to the great lakes with some flood watches already issued. also some showers in the rockies and in south florida. and if you're flying, airport delays are possible in detroit, washington, d.c. and philadelphia. in new england, the young man rescued at sea after eight days says he did not kill his mother. >> nathan carman was on a fishing trip with his mom when their boat apparently sank. he managed to get on a life raft with some food, but his mother didn't make it. carman, who has asperger's
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abc's linzie janis about suggestions that he tampered with the boat. >> i did see the life raft. i did not see or hear my mom. i was calling out to my mom. i would not have taken my mom out fishing with me had i not believed the boat was seaworthy. >> nathan also denied that he had anything to do with his grandfather's murder, a case that has never been solved. an emotional week for the miami marlins continues today with the funeral for pitcher jose fernandez. friends, family and teammates escorted his hearse from marlins park through the streets of miami yesterday. fans then paid their respects at a public viewing until well into the night. fernandez and two friends died sunday morning in a boating accident. fernandez's funeral will be private. and there's apparently an upside to bad skin. researchers say teens who suffer from acne tend to live longer. the study found their cells have a built-in protection against aging so later in life their skin often looks better and less wrinkled their than peers who were pimple-free.
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another team clinches a playoff spot in the mlb. >> here with the highlights let's turn to our guys at espn. good morning, america. send us your texts and tweets about this segment. he's kenny, i'm neil. >> that's right. if you've been following major league baseball, you know that the red sox could win the american league east by virtue of a win. >> too much information. >> or, anyway, if somebody else lost and they're going to win. no, they're not. mark teixeira cranked that thing over some fencing that had been set up. so too bad, the red sox don't win the a.l. east. wait, no, they do because somebody else lost so the yankees are happy because the blue jays lost, the red sox are happy, everybody wore scuba gear and had a good time and wasted alcohol. san francisco, the mets and the cardinals were in a three-team race for two spots in the n.l. wild card. the mets won on wednesday, the cardinals lost, and the giants, you would think, would mop up on colorado, but, no. buster posey in the bottom of the ninth with two on, former
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everybody's from hawaii. that's what makes this planet great. world cup of hockey game two coming up on thursday. canada's second line, discuss. nothing from him. he's a big hockey guy, so you're going to have to watch it yourself on espn. >> all right. thanks, fellas. okay, so we all remember when basketball superstar michael jordan decided to play baseball. it didn't really -- it didn't work out. >> but former nfl quarterback tim tebow is making that transition rather nicely. in his first at bat as a pro baseball player in the minors tebow swung at the first pitch and that's it. >> the first pitch. >> the first pitch, smashed it over the left field wall for a home run. >> a home run. >> his teammates were all there at home plate to celebrate. afterwards he simply said it feels good to hit a home run. >> and he just posted a photo of the celebration on his instagram page saying it was a good day. >> i would say so. up next in "the pulse," live
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baldwin reportedly will remain in character on "snl" at least through the electric. >> yesterday morning we told you about a nearly catastrophic wedding proposal witnessed by thousands at yankees stadium as well as quite a large tv audience. >> well now we're hearing from the guy, andrew fox, who nearly made the biggest error of the baseball season. he says that when he tried to give his now bride-to-be an engagement ring and it wasn't there. >> it's not just all these people here at the stadium, it's everyone watching on tv that's seen me like possibly fail really badly at this, and i didn't know if we were going to find it. >> do you believe it took five minutes? he said during the five-minute search, he actually shed some tears. >> oh, how stressful. i bet the girlfriend did too, but it turns out the ring had actually fallen into the cuff of his now fiancee heather's pants. >> ah. >> the crowd went absolutely wild. best wishes to the happy couple. >> five minutes. they should have stopped the game for that.
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checking our top stories, protesters filled the streets of el cajon, california, a day after officers shot and killed a man they say appeared to be holding a gun. but the object was actually an e-cigarette device. a 14-year-old is in custody in south carolina accused of opening fire in an elementary school parking lot. police say the teen killed his father before taking a gun to the school. president obama says congress made a mistake overriding his veto of a bill affecting 9/11 families. it's the first time one of his vetoes has been overturned. the measure allows those families to sue saudi arabia. taking a look at today's weather, cooling down in the west. showers over the rockies and heavy rain in the northeast. sunny almost everywhere else. 67 in chicago. and finally this morning, it's up, up and away for a talented teenager as an annual balloon festival kicks off in new mexico. >> yeah, the 16-year-old is the youngest balloon pilot taking to the skies over albuquerque this
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sasha linenger reports. >> reporter: waking up early, preparing her balloon and being in the air is something that runs in her blood. >> it's amazing. i'm a third generation pilot on my mom's side of the family, fourth generation on my dad's side. >> reporter: at just 16, savannah bradley is the youngest balloon pilot at this year's balloon fiesta. >> i was hanging out with my parents, and then i got the e-mail, and i was ecstatic. >> reporter: bradley says at first she had no intentions of becoming a pilot. >> it wasn't until i was about 13 when i kind of figured out like, oh, the youngest i can solo in a standard balloon is 14 and i was like, well, i'm going to go for it. >> reporter: this is her balloon, "seventh heaven." she says she wanted to stick with the family tradition when she named it. >> our balloons all have the name heaven in it because my dad's very first balloon was named "stairway to heaven" after the led zeppelin song because that's his favorite song. >> reporter: her favorite part
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pretty view like this. >> i like the challenging part of it, trying to find different winds at different elevations to get to that landing spot. >> reporter: bradley's landed herself a record as well. she ties the record for the youngest balloon pilot in balloon fiesta history. in albuquerque, i'm sasha linenger, koat, action 7 news. >> that's always a fantastic scene there in new mexico. it lasts some nine days and kicks off this weekend. some 500 plus balloons. >> and it's been going on for 40 years now. after when you just see either -- from the perspective of the actual balloon pilots or from down on the ground, just absolutely beautiful. >> and the look on her face when she gets up there this weekend. well, that's what's making news in america this morning.
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phoenix police make a horrible discovery, a man's body beaten. we are talking with family. what they have to say coming up. a barricade situation comes to an unlikely ending with two people rushed to the hospital. dan? a whole lot chris, on abc15 mornings. you might notice a few spoty showers. iris hermosillo is tracking them. iris, good morning. yeah, the clouds have rolled in, and we'll show you a few brief showers moving through, very light across the phoenix metro. we're not talking a wash out but scattered showers. you may get caught under some


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