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making news in america this morning, donald trump one-on-one. taking on hillary clinton and the war against isis in an abc news exclusive. >> so you can tell your military expert that i'll sit down and i'll teach him a couple of things. >> and trump's walk of fame star defaced beyond recognition. widespread damage from only two powerful earthquakes in italy. buildings crumbling not far from the deadly quake two months ago. this morning, the daylight showing the destruction. breaking out the winter gear. the first trace of snow for millions of americans. the weather system now on the move. and the cubs even the score dominating game two of the world series as the teams head to chicago. plus, the indians fan who
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good thursday morning, everyone. good morning to you. things are shifting into high gear for the presidential candidates barnstorming the critical battleground states. >> new poll numbers out of florida show donald trump with a razor thin two-point lead, a statistical dead heat, but hillary clinton is still ahead in the national polls. trump sat down for an exclusive interview with abc's george stephanopoulos defending his decision to briefly veer off the campaign trail. >> and hillary clinton will be joined today by one of her most powerful cheerleaders. we turn now to abc's kenneth moton in d.c. for the latest. kenneth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and mara. 12 days to go, and it's all about hitting as many battleground states as possible for the candidates. and if you look at who's been on the trail for hillary clinton, it's obvious she's been trying to get under donald trump's skin. today, donald trump is ohio
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>> we are going to win back the white house, believe me. last night he was in north carolina going tit for tat with rival hillary clinton who called him out for taking a break to open his new hotel in d.c. >> she said i used illegal immigrants to build the building, except i didn't use one. >> reporter: clinton spent her 69th birthday in florida where she campaigned with jose andres, the spanish-american chef who pulled out of trump's d.c. hotel because of his comments about mexicans. >> today was a perfect time to have jose be >> reporter: the latest polls have clinton up, but she's not taking anything for granted as millions vote early. >> we cannot stop for a minute. no complacency here. nobody -- nobody flagging. we've got to get everybody out to vote. >> reporter: also on the trail for clinton in virginia, the father of army captain humayun khan, the muslim soldier who was
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in an exclusive interview with george stephanopoulos for "gma," trump said he had great respect for the khan family but -- >> if i were president at that time, captain khan would be alive today. >> reporter: khizr khan called trump's comments cruel. >> there is no sincerity in those remarks. >> reporter: and senator ted cruz is making headlines this morning raising the possibility of leaving a supreme court vacant seat if hillary clinton wins the election. now, cruz suggested that the republicans may block anyone nominated by clinton. so far the gop led senate has refused to even hold hearings for president obama's nominee. kendis and mara. >> and senator john mccain had a similar comment just last week. kenneth moton in d.c., thank you. well, trump is still insisting that he knows more than the country's military experts. >> in that exclusive interview with abc news, trump had tough words for the americans heading up the operation against isis in
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>> element of surprise. one of the reasons they wanted mosul, they wanted to get the isis leaders who they thought were in mosul. those people have all left. as soon as they heard they're going to be attacked, they left. the resistance -- >> they said 35 of them have been taken out. >> excuse me. the resistance is much greater now because they knew about the attack. why can't they win first and talk later? why do they have to say three months before the attack, we're going in, so you can tell your military expert that i'll sit down and i'll teach him a couple of things. >> well, that military expert trump referred to had said trump's comments show he doesn't know a thing about military strategy, and the defense secretary tells abc news and abc's "this week" that the fight against isis is going according to plan. now, george will have much more of his exclusive interview and conversation with donald trump, his wife, melania, and his children. that's later on "good morning america" this morning. well, donald trump is stumping for votes in ohio today
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mike pence is in the midwest making stops in nebraska and iowa. as we mentioned earlier, hillary clinton is campaigning in north carolina holding her first joint rally with first lady michelle obama, and tim kaine will address supporters at two early voting events in ohio. all across the country there. >> yeah, they are, but we want to turn our attention overseas and daylight is revealing the extent of the earthquake damage in italy. two strong aftershocks struck the central region of the country. an area still reeling from a quake back in august that killed nearly 300 people. no reports of serious injuries or signs of people trapped in rubble. but one man did die of a heart attack apparently brought on by stress. the worst hit town appears to be ussita where the mayor called the damage catastrophic. the quakes were also felt 60 miles away in rome where buildings shook and the foreign ministry was evacuated. turning back now to the u.s., a first taste of winter overnight for people in the great lakes and northeast.
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on radar bringing snow, sleet and rain from michigan to upstate new york. one to three inches of snow is expected in vermont and new hampshire, and a coating is possible in parts of connecticut and massachusetts. the pentagon has launched air strikes in afghanistan aimed at taking out two of al qaeda's most senior leaders. this morning defense officials are trying to figure out if some of those strikes killed those leaders. the strikes described as the most significant against al qaeda in afghanistan in years. now, one of the targets is farouk al kahtani and was an associate of osama bin laden who planned attacks on u.s. forces in afghanistan. a break for national guard soldiers told to repay thousands of dollars in bonuses. defense secretary ash carter has confirmed that repayment efforts be suspended. the announcement does not end the reimbursement process, but it gives the pentagon and congress a chance to resolve this crisis. well, turning now to sports, the chicago cubs fans are
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71 years in the making. >> yes, so exactly what were you doing on october 8th, 1945? that was the last time the cubs won a world series game before last night in cleveland. they beat the indians 5-1 in game two at progressive field. that evens the series 1-1. game three is tomorrow night in chicago's wrigley field. and we're going to have full highlights in sports later on this half hour. but it was nice that we have a series. well, still ahead, a delay for a new gadget that a lot of people have been waing and vandalized on the walk of fame. a pickax taken to donald trump's star. plus, a shark attack victim talking about his terrifying ordeal. wait until you hear what he did
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donald trump's star on the hollywood walk of fame has been destroyed. a man dressed as a construction worker smashed the star with a sledgehammer then tried to pry it out of the sidewalk with a pickax. the man reportedly said he wanted to auction the star and raise money on behalf of the women accusing trump of sexual assault. a southwest pilot -- a skywest pilot rather has been arrested after police say he was too drunk to fly. russell duszak was taken into custody in the cockpit at the airport in rapid city, south dakota before a flight to salt lake city. police were notified after a tsa agent noticed the smell of alcohol on him. pilots face a stricter standard. a blood alcohol level of just 0.04 is what's considered illegal. to boston now where the morning commute is expected to be back to normal after a scare halted service yesterday
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smoke caused by an overheated motor filled the back bay station and some of the cars and you can see panicked passengers there breaking windows in order to get out. there was a similar smoke incident last year and now city officials are demanding the aging system be upgraded. a houston area man is trying to find a tow truck driver who picked up his car but did not take it to the shop. instead that driver took the car on a day-long, high-speed joyride without his permission but what the driver didn't know, the on the whole thing. he got the whole caper on video. the owner says he hopes the video will be enough to press charges once police track down that driver. >> put on a lot of miles on his wheels there. so, listen up. apple is delaying the release of its new airpods. it was thought the wireless earphones designed for iphones might debut today. apple is expected to unveil its new mac line at an event in san francisco. now, reports indicate the tech giant will also reveal a new
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word is it will recommend shows based on user access content. this is bad news. a nationwide shortage is sending avocado prices through the roof. restaurants around the country are now scrambling to meet customer demand. mexican growers have been withholding their avocados as they demand more pay. pushing wholesale prices in some areas as high as four times the normal rate. >> some more reminders that guacamole is extra. >> exactly. now it's extra, extra. >> extra, extra. when we come back, running scared. the new study out this morning showing a surprising number of women who get harassed while jogging. and, oh, deer, you'll get it in a second. a visitor causes quite the
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trampled. the deer managed to escape through another window. no one was actually hurt. >> wow. well, now for a look at morning road conditions. be on the lookout for flooding in southern california in the northeast, cold weather could make things slippery. if you are flying airport delays possible in san francisco and new york city due to rain and low visibility. a california woman who signed up for a police ride-along program says she knew it might be risky but she was not prepared for what happened to her. >> what started as a rti traffic stop ended in a flurry of bullets. amazingly she survived with quite a story to tell. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> he's not stopping. >> you're kidding me, right? >> reporter: the woman in the front seat of this terrifying ride-along is speaking out. >> he has a gun. oh, no. >> shots fired. >> i was so scared i didn't know how to react. i was thinking about my kids and i'm like, i'm going to die.
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valencia said she knew californiaing a police officer could be dangerous but never expected something like this. 14 shots fired at the patrol car. two of them passing right between the officer and yesica. another flattening a tire. >> it's a miracle because they shot a lot of rounds. >> reporter: the new video sparking outrain. police saying they're taking a closer look at the ride-along policy. i'm kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> scary moments th highlighting the dangers that female joggers face. according to the survey by the magazine "runners' world," 5 % of women under 30 have been harassed while running often sexually and 43% of all female joggers suffer abuse. the study comes following the murders of three women jogging last summer. a surfer who nearly lost his leg to a hark is opening up about his frightening ordeal. joseph tanner was straddling his
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oregon earlier this month waiting for that perfect wave. well, that's when he said something grabbed his leg and pulled him under. >> i remember being underwater and seeing the gills that -- i don't know how far underwater i was. again, i just literally saw this much of the shark. and it was really hard and the skin was super rough like the grainiest sandpaper in existence. >> wow. way too close. tanner broke free by the shark in the gills then managed to paddle ashore. he's now recovering from a bite that measured 26 inches long and 6 inches deep. >> that's an amazing story. time now for sports. including more from the world series. >> here now the highlights from espn. good morning. it's "sportscenter" from los angeles. stan verrett, neil everett here. a championship on the line in baseball so neil goes first. >> stan is back. makes this only half painful.
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cleveland because they lost game one. we know the team that loses four is guaranteed to lose the world series. jake arrieta he had a no-hitter going for 5 1/3. longest time in the world series a guy has had a no-hitter since jerry koosman 1969. kyle schwarber, i mean, this guy is all hopped up on jolly ranchers. i mean, he's got it going. a couple big knocks in this one. the question is will he be able to play at can't reallyfield. 5-1. cubs, series even. no kevin durant, all on russell westbrook. thunder visiting the sixers to open the season. give and go and it's gone. you might think that he shot it a whole bunch. not really, 11 for 21 in the game. and including that three-pointer. sixers up by 1 after the three. less than three to go in the
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over westbrook, still got it to go, thunder down just one and helped put it await a minute. 32 points, 12 rebound, 9 assist assists. lakers over the rockets. >> luke walton that's it. olympic icon michael phelps keeping a secret for months. ben affleck busting out his boston accent. and his humor to get out the vote. what? (laughs) (laughs) what does cleanripple texture do? catches all the stuff that you want to get out. this is really nice. this one is, like, it goes the extra step. it gets it all clean. how does being clean feel? kind of sassy. uh, breezy. hands up. weeeeeee. my bum is saying, "thank you very much." cleanripple texture is designed to clean better. go cottonelle, go commando.
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being absent from class saying when i took attendance your name was not among those present. can you explain this or should i take it as deceit for which i have no tolerance. >> well, he responded my dad got us tickets for the world series in cleveland. i'm sorry. i didn't want to miss the attendance and i did the homework. i understand if you have repercussions. attached is the picture of my brother and i at the game last night. >> and in a community there in northern ohio, that's quite all right. that looks like an impeccable excuse. no repercussions go, tribe. >> if the series returns next week the indians will have a whole army of new little fans waiting for them. some of the newborns at the cleveland clinic. the hospital is outfitting them with special indians onesies. a big baseball on the front with the words world series, baby and the #rallytogether.
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>> congratulations to some celebrity newlyweds. olympic icon michael phelps quietly tied the knot with former miss california usa nicole johnson. >> the wedding happened on june 13th in arizona way before he competed in rio but only hearing about the wedding now because "people" magazine dug up a copy of the couple's record. >> he can keep a secret. >> yeah, he can. >> cia should look into them. with less than two weeks to election ben affleck is urging people to get out to vote. he went full new england in a beard, flannel. down vest and a thick boston accent to appeal to voters in the live free or die state. >> i've been loving on new hampshire since i was just like a little baby pats fan and took my first steps in new hampshire. figurative figuratively. if you give a [ bleep ] about women's rights and keeping the
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generations, you care about people getting [ bleep ] in the bathroom of their choice, guess who has your back in this election. that's right, my basically home state of new hampshire. >> my basically home state. >> basically. sort of home state. >> he says because he's from boston, new hampshire is like his kid brother. so -- >> he's got quite a bit of history in new hampshire. >> go with it. >> and the accent on point. more news after this. (einei (becky) i've seen such a change in einstein since he started eating the new beneful recipe. the number one ingredient in it is beef. (einstein) the beef is fantastic! (becky) he's a very active dog. he never stops moving. he has enough energy to believe that he can jump high enough to catch a bird. it has real beef, grains, vegetables, and he loves it. well, we were coming for an interview... so he wanted to wear his tie. (einstein) it's my power tie. it gives me power. (vo) try new beneful originals with beef. now with real beef as the number one ingredient,
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checking our top stories, donald trump is campaigning in ohio after defending his break from the campaign trail, and hillary clinton heads to north carolina for her first joint rally with first lady michelle obama. there is major damage in at least one italian town following two powerful aftershocks. thousands of people were displaced by the pair of quakes wednesday evening that sent residents into the streets. a weather system over the great lakes has dropped some heavy october snow in parts of michigan. conditions are expected to be a bit better today with temperatures reaching into the 50s. >> but that system that brought snow to the great lakes brings snow parts of the northeast. in the meantime, there is a system bringing heavy rains and strong winds to the west coast. speaking of the west coast, seattle seahawks outspoken cornerback richard sherman, well, he's been known to perform a little bit of wizardry on the field. >> he was key to seattle's super
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the highest paid defensive players in the league. >> yeah, that's his game face right there. and he's now taking his magic act off the field. this was sherman at his weekly news conference dressed up as harry potter complete with the glasses, wand and hogwarts robes. the new member of gryffindor house was asked which is harder, quidditch or the five quarters of football that he played this week. >> five quarters of football is pretty tough, but quidditch, you know, the beaters, the chasers, you know, trying to find the golden snitch, things like that, that's tough. when you're a wizard like we are out here, sometimes you have to show it to the muggles out in the world. we got a lot of wizards. my son is a wizard. earl thomas does some magical things. michael bennet is black santa but he's also a wizard so, you know, you just have a good time. i just went to harry potter land and it felt like home.
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>> see, he even walked in with his own music. you got to love that he has some fun with the press conference. sherman was -- says the costume was his son's idea, the younger sherman also dressing up as a hogwarts student. >> dad is a legitimate fan of the j.k. rowling series and says his favorite book is number five, "the order of the phoenix." something i learned becoming a parent, kids take halloween really seriously. it's their big holiday but you're roped in because they get so excited about it you just got to go with it. >> clearly he takes it very seriously, as well. he's going to hope to use some of that magic this week when they play the new orleans saints. >> yes. whatever you said. whatever you said. start strong with the lasting energy of 100% you're doing it!
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it is unlike any police chase we have ever seen, a driver leads officers through several cities and stops for food. how this all ended. the medical bill starting to pile up, how you can take action to help a team donald trump has a new trick up his sleep, the voters he is trying to appeal to. that morning, everyone. let's talk whether. if we can use the word -- weather today and tomorrow we are going to be done for the year. mac today, a record-breaking

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