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we'll have the full story coming up. >> street performers accused of robbing tourist on the las vegas strip facing a judge today. what people claim they were doing. that story straight ahead. >> asking for favors. snowden talking to the president about coming back to the united states. how is the white house responding to happy wednesday to you. it is hump day. we have made it halfway through the week. what a gorgeous live picture as the sun is starting to rise on this wednesday morning. we are filling in today and happy to be here. >> krystal: we are waking up with you on this wednesday. we got you covered on all fronts. we do team traffic and weather every 10 minutes. we're going to go to the
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with tom. >> tom: good morning. we started out heading into the bowl but now we have an accident to the northwest which is where we're heading right now. got an accident reported to the far west so we're going to check that out. right now we check out team traffic with jeff. >> jeff: we're looking at 15 southbound. we see flashing lights from that traffic coming off the 95. here or not. it could be a disabled vehicle as you make your way through. we'll keep our eyes on that situation. the freeways are clear of accidents on this wednesday. all other freeways clear. i'll have an update in 10 minutes. let's get a check of the forecast with kelly. >> kelly: we are looking at quite a bit of sunshine. clear skies behind me.
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door. we're looking at low to mid 60's across much of the valley right now. even by 9:00 a.m. we're talking 73. our high today 86. a little more fall like, 90-degree temperatures are on the way back into the forecast. we'll talk about how warm it will get this weekend coming up. >> we begin with breaking news out of rhode island this morning. state police confirm the capture of this man, a suspect wanted in this is the officer. he was killed saturday night in north carolina. the suspect was located in rhode island monday night. he is currently at rhode island hospital in providence being treated for a gunshot wound that happened during the shooting. showing video from a raid on a home where police believe that suspect was staying. >> video you will only see here on news 3. metro arresting these two
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accused of robbing tourist on the strip. they are saying they are plain aggressive. >> good morning. i can tell you that brothers and street performers will face a judge in just a matter of hours this morning after police say they used intimidation to get people to hand over money after taking photos with them over on th surveillance video of the two resisting officers who wanted to question the pair after a woman called police saying she felt forced to pay them after one of them grabbed her by the arm, pulling her in close and refusing to let her go until they paid up. the two have been aggressive with visitors in the past. they are making one thing very clear. if someone is demanding payment as a result of a street
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vendors and performers on the strip who say they've heard of the brothers get aggressive over money in the past. the men denied wrongdoing and the only trouble they've run into was from jealous husbands or boyfriends after taking pictures with significant others. officials have advice to strip visitors. if you feel that you are being threatened or forced to pay a st crime and please call 911. >> a british man who tried to grab an officers gun and shoot donald trump here at the treasure island pled guilty. he made that plea tuesday. happened back in june. he tried to grab a gun and shoot donald trump during a speech
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his attorney say he was delusional at the time and that the suspect's family says he has a history of mental health problems. we don't know how long his sentence will be but family members hope he can serve whatever time he's given back in england. >> krystal: henderson family searching for a beloved teen a year after her days experience. theio children says she should still be in las vegas. ellen 5'4" weighing 110. take a look at your screen. if you think you've seen this woman, her family desperately wanting to find her. you can call the national centers hot line for missing and exploited children. or crime stoppers.
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autistic boy were shocked after he wandered on tie playground unsupervised after he got off the school bus at school. the school district said the staff was following rules at the time. five-year-old gabrielle got off the bus standing in line with other students when he wandered off and went to the playground. a friend of the family recognized him and led him back t later. the parents want the school to make sure this never happens again. >> i would like to see a plan by the school district as to how it intends to prevent this from ever happening again, ever. >> clark county school district police are still investigating but officials say they were following protocol. a spokesperson explains that staff there lock the gates. they sweep the school grounds,
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when this happened the teachers and staff there were still locking up the school. >> it's a developing story. officials trying to find the source of the mercury found at walter johnson junior high school. this is as has matted crews are trying to clean up the home where a family had to leave. it's the same substance that forced the school to close there. this crew tore apart johnson students return to class tuesday for the first time. parents we spoke to say they are looking for more answers though. >> who brought it in, how did they get it? that is not a minimal amount of mercury that was brought in. it was a good amount. how do you get your hands on that? >> the cleanup at the home should be done by thursday.
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>> michelle: colin kaepernick making headlines. one business is fed up with this. they are showing their displeasure and anger in a very interesting way. we'll explain. >> krystal: the man who tried kill the president freed over the >> tom: we have a portion closed and we are working to find out what exactly is going on here. but the police are out there saying is a no go for cars commin
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ed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve is . well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what
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>> snowden has been in russia since he leaked classified information about the u.s. government. he's asking president obama to grant him a pardon. he has been charged in the u.s.
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imagine and that is the espionage act for revealing classified information. he calls the acts ethical. the white house say the latest information released harmed national security and put citizens in danger. >> new york state attorney general says he is investigating the practices of donald trump's foundation. the washington post reporting that the republican presidential nominee may have hasn't made any personal donations to the charity in eight years. that attorney general is pursuing a lawsuit against trump university calling it a scheme. a spokesman called the investigation nothing more than a left wing hit job by a partisan hack. >> this is the scene outside of a texas lounge and getting a lot of attention on social media.
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doors. this is called the man cave. what they've done here is take a colin kaepernick jersey to the ground outside the front door so people can use it as a door mat. it's a response to his recent protest. kaepernick's jersey became a top seller after the protest but customers at the lounge have been using the jersey as a door mat since it was installed. the owner says he has no plans >> up to sky 3 for a check with traffic with tom. >> we're on the far west side of the valley and trying to figure out what is happening here. this is between grand canyon and ford apatchy. eastbound traffic is detoured. this is at the entrance to the substation which is right there
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officers at that location. we see several spots where police have gathered around and are looking off various entrances. you can see that blocked off there as well as the entrance to this office complex. we've been scouring the area closely and have not spotted anything that looks like a particular incident area but they have traffic blocked off. we're going to keep our eyes on this and try to figure out what is going on while we check the weather with >> as you are doing your freeway commute watch out for debris on the roadway. this is 95 at decatur. 15 is clear at the moment. as we take a look at traffic ahead forecast on that stretch from the bowl to 215 currently eight minutes. our data showing in one hour your commute is 10 minutes. 95 southbound between lake mead and downtown currently six
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on our team. you can download it from the app store or google play. it allows you to relay whatever you see during your commute to us that we can give to the masses. just don't do it behind the wheel. let's get a check of the forecast and why florida is cleaning up damage. >> strong storms moving through parts of central florida yesterday including a tornado. here is a look at the video. broward county tuesday afternoon. thankfully no reports of injuries. one homeowner said this is the third time his house has suffered severe damage. julia hitting overnight leaving damage near jacksonville. here at home you may have had to look for your trash can.
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gusty winds we saw but right now everything is quiet. we're just waiting for the sun to come up. spring valley coming in at 60. henderson 64. sweater this morning. this afternoon tempe sunshine so probably just a t shirt. winds nice and light, calm many lockes. quiter weather as this low is exiting. for us it's going to be quiet and cooler. 81 our expected high today. tonight another cool one. 66 for our low. our seven-day forecast is going
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ate lot of sunshine and temperatures into the mid 90's for the week commend is normal for this time of year. let's head back to tom for this week's video vault. >> john hinkley , jr. was released from a mental institution early this week 35 years after the assasination attempt that gravely wounded president reagan. an odd side story played out here in las >> cam ran became nationally known as a psychic. on january 6 she taped a guest appearance on a local tv talk show. then an incident that shocked the nation. >> here is president waiving right arm up in the air. everybody ducks. everybody is down. three policeman jump on top of the asealant and wrestle him to
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segments released from the january 6 taping that got national attention. >> i feel as though in july he's under danger and also i must tell you that i feel at the end of march perhaps the last week of march, first few face of april. >> rand appeared to foresee the attempt. >> shots all over the place. >> it was slightly different in the reagan segment. >> i spoke with the five crew members who were involved in the actual taping of the show , the camera people and sound people. when we viewed the tape that ran on "the today show," they told me that tape was done on march 31, the day after the
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january 6 as the super appeared. >> as first maurice claimed the g.m. was lying. >> let me tell you one reason they said this, a couple of days later he confessed on the front page of the sun. his career ended as the president recovered. president reagan fully recovered and served two terms and died 2004. tamara disappeared from public life. john hinkley , jr. is a freeman discharged from a mental hospital at the age of 61 to live with his mother. >> krystal: thank you for taking us back. a beautiful scene taking over the streets. we'll take you there. most colorful annual event.
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america has got talent performers hitting the stage for the finale. it happened hours ago on this very station. if you missed it, we have all of
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we are one nation under god. that black and white, wewe are e nation indivisible. that republican and democrat, we are all americans. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to do to guys like that? they'd be carried out in a stretcher, folks. i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters.
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>> the event included music,
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the dancers and decorated elephants highlighted the parade. the parade continued on until the early hours of sunday morning being held for the 117th year. sound like they did it vegas style all night long. you know where this is. this is rio and we're talking about the paraolympics that just wrapped up there. you know how the u.s. dominated in the olympics, we killed it. china killed it for the paraolympics. the main reason could be sheer numbers here. it's the world most populous nation and has a disabled population of about 85 million people. they did really well there.
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she did fantastic. we're proud of our olympic athletes. we're happy to say we have so many from here in las vegas. one baseball game going to the dogs. the world record set by these furry twenty five thousand jobs. that's how many jobs nevada's created in clean energy.
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>> let's get up to tom. yesterday was pretty rough. >> we're concentrating on one specific area right now which is why it's good to have team traffic. this is over here by metro's area headquarters. that seems to be the central area where it is completely
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you see the entrance is blocked as well. motorist trying to get up to the beltway or from the beltway are having to take a turn around here. makes for a rather long detour. it is completely shut down. we've been scanning the area and we've not seen what we refer to as any hot activity. that is to say nothing appears to be especially tense with people in any sort of aggressive positions or anything like that. just a lot of people talking for the most part. they've closed off well. at this point it's a little bit of a mystery what is going on. we can tell you that it is completely shut down. let's get to the other part of the equation with team traffic and jeff. >> the freeway is looking ok on this wednesday. we have an accident 15 northbound as you approach top can n. not seeing slowing as a result of that yet. 15 southbound is clear.
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well. >> we've got clear blue skies out there today. the winds not going to be an issue for us. in fact might want to grab a jacket. if you haven't stepped outside, it's cool. we're not going to say chilly yet. temperatures in the 60's. by noon today 82. we'll let you know what to expeor in 10 minutes. >> happening today former president bill clinton will be in las vegas to valley for his wife after she had a close call on sunday. she was suffering from pneumonia and had to be helped into her vehicle. that is video of her from sunday where she was being helped into that van.
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the campaign trail thursday after she was supposed to make an appearance here in las vegas. as we told you it will be bill clinton here 11:00 a.m. this morning and we will be following all the highlights later on on news 3 at noon. >> a big story here at home. the family making a massive donation to support unlv football complex. let's bring in craig live from unlv. this is a huge deal. it's n need to build this thing. this huge chunk of cash is going to help things get off to a good start. >> it's always easy for a university or easier for a university when they are able to get a large gift like this and don't have to raise the money piece mill because this is half the money they need to build this football facility. unlv athletics confirming the
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donating $10 million to build a two level football facility. this is a big deal. it includes a training sent eric, academic area and media room. it will be built on the north end of the campus. it is the largest single gift in department history. toni sanchez telling people it is a needed piece of the puzzle. >> this gift allows us to take forward in a positive direction. >> positive direction indeed. the cost to build this new facility is estimated between 24 and $26 million. $10 million from the family and the university now needs to raise about $12 million. they are talking about construction scheduling it to begin next spring.
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we have an update to a story we brought you yesterday morning that. restaurant at the silver nugget back open just 4 hours after health fishes closed it due to bed bugs. it was confirmed. a pest management plan is in place to ensure the bed bug problem doesn't happen again. what you are looking at right now are photos that a patron took. she says she was bitten. she took these pictures under her table there while she they believe the bugs may have been there for quite some time. lieutenant governor will continue his special nevada day tradition this year. if you don't know who he is, obviously former nevada lieutenant governor but he's well known for his house. i've done a walk through of his home. it is like a museum, a nevada museum. and he opens it up to guest to walk through.
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he has hosted special open houses on nevada days since 1971. if you would like to go and check it out, wear your walking shoes. there is so much it to. you can do so between noon and 4:00. for more information go to our website news3lv.com. >> it is a sight to see for sure. it is like a museum. it's his house. it's so amazing when you are >> it is a big house. it's a large home. it's really cool. >> one baseball game was filled with furry fans. these aren't typical fans. we are going to tell you what all these dogs were in the stands. they were part of a pretty big record. >> look at that big one there. hillary clinton still recovering
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trail again this week. donald trump preparing to release his medical records. we're going to talk this i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he's a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. he's not a serious adult. i can't vote for donald trump given the things that he said. trump should not be supported. i believe he's disqualified himself to be president.
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>> the chicago white sox set a new attendance record in their game tuesday night but it went to the dogs. the white sox welcomed patrons. it's their annual bark in the park event. the first team to hold a celebration of c companions. it started 20 years ago. they broke a record for the most furry friends attend a sporting event. the white sox won. >> to someone who appreciates pups as well. >> i love dogs. who does not.
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>> kelly: we'll have another update from him in a few minutes. let's take a look at the weather. you are going to want a sweater or jacket heading out there. clear blue skies and check out these temperatures. 64-degrees. that's right. winds nice and light. not going to be an issue for us today. for the kids on their way to school, time to wear the new fall sweater. for the
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confirmed. this has trump plans to go public with his medical records. a lot made of late considering what happened with clinton and knew trump when it comes to medical records. >> exactly. we're learning this hour that the trump appearance today on dr. oz is not supposed to be a detailed review of his medical records. it was preplanned before this happened. his recent physical if nothing else. that medical record release still tba. as for colin powell he confirmed he did say some things about donald trump that trump probably did not find very flattering. in email exchanges with a former aid he called trump a national disgrace, an international pariah and said he was part of
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emails to come that have been hacked. speaking of hacking contained cell phone numbers as a result of hacking looking at hillary clinton still trying to recover as donald trump is out there campaigning. more on his economic plan today. she's got president obama and bill clinton out there on her behalf. until tomorrow when hillary clinton is expected to get back on the the campaign trail starting in north here in our town of las vegas. we appreciate you staying on top of that. we'll see you tomorrow. >> this is the video you saw only on news 3. metro arresting these two street performers here earlier this month accused of robbing tourist on the strip. today they are facing a judge in court. let's go to kendall who is live
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police say they were forcing people to hand over money after they were performing on the las vegas strip. here is that exclusive surveillance video of the two resisting officers who wanted to question the pair of a woman called police saying she felt forced to pay her. one grabbed her by the arm and husbands from taking pictures with their significant others. they will not tolerate any crime on the strip.
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hand over money to a street performer call 911 because that is a crime. >> we're going to send it to michelle right now. >> michelle: let's talk about this scene. super typhoon brought strong winds and heavy rain to that area. the wind speed of the massive storm reached a maximum 132 miles an hour. gu schools and businesses forced to close in cities throughout taiwan. you can see why here. look at the time lapse footage from nasa showing the eye of this monster as it headed toward taiwan. it was forecasted to make land fall on china's south coast. >> two men in two states are under arrest for two murders committed 43 years ago.
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tuesday morning in oklahoma. more than 1,000 miles away from where the murder took place. william harbor arrested tuesday morning in california. there is the location of the murder of two young girls. >> -- that case went unsolved using technology not available officials are able to get d.n.a. matches for the two suspects. >> three police officers from phoenix recovering after they were hit by a car. i want to warn you this is disturbing. you see that man plows into the three officers and into the front of a store. it happened early in the
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two of them suffered serious injuries. one of them had a head injury. another a broken leg. >> the suspect was arrested. he has been charged with three counts of first degree attempted murder. >> also been booked on suspicion of aggravated assault. >> we have dramatic video as a group of good samaritans worked to free a woman trapped in wreck. the good news she's expected to be ok. really incredible video. the crash happened monday night. the victim said another vehicle was about to hit her head on. she swerved and flipped several types. someone is cutting her seatbelt with a pocket knife. the woman said she appeared to be ok. looks like she's going to make a
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olympic athletes has been stolen according to the world anti-doping agency. those include simon biles and delle donne just to name a few. there are banned substances that athletes are allowed to use because of their medical needs they have. the international olympic athletes targeted violated any of the ordinances and condemned the act at tarnishing the reputation of clean athletes. >> roger goodell sitting down this morning on "the today show" talking about what the nfl is doing to combat head injuries. >> we've invested significantly
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equipment. we've done things to improve the way the game is played. we've changed protocols to make sure that we are monitoring the play more closely and we can get care to our players at the earliest possible opportunity. >> that was just a little snippet of what you can expect. you can catch the full interview on today after this newscast. >> right now on this newscast we are first part of that team up in sky 3. >> we've been spending a significant portion of the morning out here to the west with a report of aspirins device in the area which is also right near where you have metro northwest command substation. one difference since the last time and that is it appears the
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suspicious device reported. everything seems calm in the area but it is closed to through traffic. need to move down for access to the 215. this accident eastbound tropicana over the top of i15 not affecting traffic on the freeway but getting a bit of a squeeze on the roadway. >> we're looking at 215 both directions because of an accident reported southbound as you approach loan mt. bit of slowing in that spot. we're going to look at traffic ahead forecast on this wednesday. going ahead about an hour. 15 southbound between downtown and 215 currently 10 minutes. in one hour a 14 minute commute if we continue to not see any accidents. you can add three minutes to that with traffic ahead forecast one hour from now. let's get a check of the wednesday forecast.
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the best part the winds subsided. here is a look outside. again, beautiful blue skies out there. current temperatures look at these numbers, north las vegas it is 60. grab a jacket as you head out the door this morning. nellis 61. that is your current temperature. downtown 66. spring valley and summerlin 61 as well. afternoon. so layers a good idea. wind not an issue for us. here is that center of circulation. it's exiting the area now. for us high and dry, quiet conditions. not just today but for the rest of the week. here is a look at the highs today. that's our big today. pahrump 85. in las vegas 87. clear blue skies.
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temperatures slowly rising as we head into the weekends which is normal for this time of year. >> america has got talent airs here on news 3 hours ago. contestants performed for the final time of the season. there is one act taking theiral tonight all new heights. >> isn't that amazing she can do that. if you'd like to see more tune in on news 3 to see if she's the winner. a 19-year-old model proving there is a lot to confidence. she made her runway debut two years ago she was attacked by a
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and put acid on her face. she's not letting her scar stop her. it was all about the campaign called # take beauty back. cirque headliner unveiling a new look during a stand up to cancer event. she showed off her sleek shorter hair style. because her husband passed away earlier this year from throat cancer. it's been years since she's gone with a short hair style. she stepped outlooking young and beautiful in a leather jacket and a shirt my loved one reason to stand up. she's fierce. one of the original just amazing singers. it's incredible. so talented.
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us have been touched by it. we either know somebody or you've been touched by it yourself. stand up to cancer is an amazing event. >> thank you. appreciate it. we have a lot more to come on wake one the cw. we're talking about the brothers suspectedover robbing a tourist on the strip expected in court this morning. they were aggressive and doing things they shouldn't have been doing. >> turned into a scary situation. what this woman wants after a battery for her vaporizer exploded. >> entertainment, fun and the beer. we have them coming up with a
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?? good morning. breaking overnight. former secretary of state colin powell hacked. his e-mails revealed. calling donald trump a national disgrace. and accusing the clinton campaign of trying to drag him into her e-mail scandal. news, the hackers have more. targeted. chilling video showing the moment a driver plows into a group of police officers outside a phoenix gas station, throwing one of them into the air. >> this is a violent, cowardly act on our police officers. >> the suspect arrested after this violent struggle and facing attempted murder charges. southern soaker. overnight, tropical storm julia

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