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latest on the mess caused by that mercury scare. hl and overnight..we received new information on a hit and run that's left a man dead near charleston and torrey pines. i'll share that with you, coming up. hl plus, questions swirling over hillary clinton's health as the democratic nominee is diagnosed with pneumonia. and just breaking..donald trump has responded about the diagnosis.. this morning. good morning las vegas! i'm todd quinones. and i'm beth fisher. the time now is ... let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... low pressure from the californian coast slides over the sierra nevada today and sets up shop. rain chances hold well to the
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and 45 mph during the afternoon and into the overnight. lake wind advisory has been put the good news with all of this winds and deal with a low pressure system is that our range between 93 and 98 degrees values and holding into the weekend. as we move into the weekend though, highs will slowly creep back to slightly below normal temperatures. 92 to 97 degrees will be common saturday and sunday for the third day, a las vegas middle school will be closed...
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and we've learned a significant amount of the potentially deadly substance has been found parker collins is live at the school--- where families have been bringing their belongings to be tested. 80 families have brought bags of clothes and shoes here... and some of that stuff won't be returned.. because of the toxic threat. we now know more than a quarter cup of mercury was found in the school-- mostly in the gym. the e-p-a isn't just testing clothes and shoes.... we know they've gone to dozens
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couldn't stay there. this has been tough on parents from the start... when some kids were held at school twelve plus hours. rishonne dunn, parent "i was frantic i was scared i didn't know exactly what was going on" again-- no classes today. we'll keep you posted on this. they want to reopen as soon as possible. reporting live parker collins thirteen action news. we're getting new information this morning after a man was bike. 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston is live near torrey pines and charleston with what we've learned overnight. adlib damage to wall and heres another look at the damage-- the homeowner was able to show us the crash from his backyard-- you can see cinder blocks everywhere. you can see that truck in the
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then hit the bicyclist. but the truck kept going-- smashing through this cinder block wall-- and into this persons back yard. the bicyclist died from his injuries. police say the driver did run from the scene-- but they caught up with him. they say he did show signs of impairment. mk-- 13an. the n-t-s-b is taking over a deadly plane crash reno-tahoe international airport. 3 people were killed after a small plane crashed into the long-term parking lot last night. amazingly, no one on the ground was hurt. officials still aren't sure what happened, but say the plane encountered some sort of problem shortly after take off last night. developing this morning in the race for president. hillary clinton has canceled her trip to california--- after
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video shows clinton appearing to stumble. her secret service having to then lift her up and into her van. moments before this incident, clinton was attending the 9-11 memorial ceremony at ground zero. her campaign says the democratic nominee "overheated" and was "dehydrated." sot rep joseph crowley (d) new york we were standing for about an hour and a half....very stifling heat. it was very very hot, // clinton was taken to her daughters apartment and she emerged a few hours later... walking on her own, saying she air - vo as todd just mentioned, clinton has cancelled her trip to california. that means her next scheduled trip is here in las vegas on wednesday. clinton is slated to campaign in the valley and discuss her plans for the economy. as of now, her event hasn't been cancelled. if it remains on her schedule, there will certainly be a lot of eyes on that visit. we'll keep you posted on what happens.
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comment about hillary clinton's health scare. in an interview this morning... trump suggested that clinton might not be suffering from pneumonia... because her cough has been ongoing. he also called the incident, showing her appear to faint, quote "very sad" --- but he says that he hopes clinton gets better soon. time now is x:xx --- still to come.. we'll take a look at how the las vegas community came together to honor the lives lost on the 15th anniversary of september 11th. plus, hear the changes automaker tesla is making to safe.
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reponders gathering outside fire station five near charleston and valley view yesterday morning. bells rang at 6-59 a-m--the same time the south tower center. this was one of several tributes in the las vegas valley. the tolling of the bells is a firefighter tradition to remember the people who died on 9-11. tim syzmanski/lvfr 8:39:35:26 i firefighter, knowing what those people were feeling when they were on their way." were feeling when they were on their way." the 9-11 tribute included the raising of a special flag
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york city fire department. las vegas fire had special orders to fly it only on september 11th at half-staff over a piece of metal from the world trade center. tribute - nv 5 seconds nats of drums the las vegas firefighters benefit association also honored the victims of the terrorist attacks with a march down fremont street. the parade ended at the 3rd street stage. las vegas performer frankie scinta sang the national anthem followed by a moment of time now is x:xx --- up next... a party turns chaotic after a balcony holding college students collapses. nobody was killed, but it's shedding light on something that happens way too often.
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rain chances hold well to the north of southern nevada but with the rotation of this pressure system and how it is oriented windy conditions will be common today and tomorrow. south/southwest winds between 10 and 25 mph will be common with gusts ranging between 35 and 45 mph during
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into the overnight. lake wind advisory has been put in place for the colorado river valley area along with lake las vegas and lake mead from the good news with all of this winds and deal with a low pressure system is that our tempwill begin to drop and mild highs
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weekend! today, highs will range between 93 and 98 degrees valley wide. by wednesday, highs will range between 86 and 91 degrees along with winds holding into the weekend. as we move into the weekend though, highs will slowly creep back to slightly below normal temperatures. 92 to 97 degrees will be common saturday and sunday to colorado now...where it's
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several students are in the hospital and a school bus driver is dead after a bad crash. the driver had just picked up a bus-load of students at the denver international airport yesterday, when she crashed. 10 people remain in the hospital right now--2 of them in critical condition. the players and coaches had
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"we leave flowers in honor of the football team. " police are still looking into what caused the crash. vo one person is dead and 5 others are hurt after an overnight shooting in alabama. this apparently happened just hours after a "stop the violence" rally in birmingham. the five people who were injured are expected to survive. police say this happened inside a public housing community. it's stillo to the shootings. scary moments at the albuquerque international airport in new mexico. a bomb scare forced an evacuation yesterday. hundreds of travelers waited outside after reports of a suspicious device. it turned out nothing was dangerous, but the shutdown lasted for about 2 hours. one person is being charged for trying to pass off a fake bomb as a real one. vo this morning, fire investigators confirm a fire t a mosque--- where pulse shooter omar matteen attended--- was
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responded to flames shooting through the roof of the mosque--- located about two hours south of orlando. police now say video evidence shows someone approaching the islamic center, before a flash was seen. the mosque is heavily damaged. so far, no arrests have been made. and here's some video we just got into the newsroom. this is from our sister station in fort pierce. you can see the burned roof on the left hand side. and firefighters still on the scene. we'll keep monitorin florida. meanwhile, dozens of people are recovering in connecticut this morning after 2 crowded balconies collapse the third-story deck came crashing down saturday night in the the middle of a party near trinity college it landed on the porch below. then crashed on-to the first floor. sot -- raul ortiz, hartford fire chief scattered and there was just debris on top of people. hartford police say the deck was rotted and old.
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last year, this roof came crashing down during a saint patrick's day college party in san luis obispo, california and six students were killed when a balcony in berkley collapsed from the fourth floor of an apartment building new video just in to our newsroom out of santa barbara california... two people are dead this morning after a car went right over the cliff you see in this video. a hang glider spotted the car yesterday. firefighters say the car fell about 5-hundred feet down the cliff. time now is x:xx --- still to come.. the new samsung galaxy phones are creating a lot of scares as they're prone to catching fire. and now the company is feeling the effects. and later, the man who tried assasinating president reagan is a free man this morning. but his release comes with some restrictions. we'll tell you about what they
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make sure passengers are not using the smartphone. abc's kendis gibson and diane < ((kendis) in today's tech bytes... shares of samsung have plummeted to a two month low. ((diane vo)) the plunge comes after the company issued a blunt warning about its new galaxy note 7 smartphone catching fire. several airlines are telling passengers not to use the phone on board, or to store it in checked bags. ((kendis vo)) electric carmaker tesla is upgrading its autopilot feature, which has been linked at least one deadly crash. ((diane)) autopilot uses cameras, radar and sensors to steer vehicles. the automatic software update
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((diane vo)) and m-i-t has a new spin on the phrase "never judge a book by its cover." (kendis reads) researchers have invented a device that can read individual pages, right through a cover.... the camera can read up to 9 sheets of paper.. without flipping a page! ((diane/2sh)) those are your tech bytes. ((kendis/2sh)) have a great day. > low pressure from the californian coast slides over the sierra nevada today and sets up shop. rain chances hold well to the north of southern nevada but with the rotation of this presu oriented over the las vegas valley, windy conditions will be common today and tomorrow. south/southwest winds between 10 and 25 mph will be common with gusts ranging between 35 and 45 mph during the afternoon and into the overnight. lake wind advisory has been put in place for the colorado river valley area along with lake las vegas and
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as we move into the weekend though, highs will slowly creep back to slightly below normal temperatures. 92 to 97 degrees will be common saturday and sunday we have alot more to come on good morning las vegas..including everything went gray. i couldn't really comprehend what was going on." the tragedy of 9-11 sits fresh in the mind of a henderson family. next--hear how they're coping with the loss a beloved father and husband..15 years later.
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we'll tell you about the event that's bringing celebrities together right here in las vegas. parker adlibs marissa adlibs
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danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage.
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tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
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remains closed today. students are missing a third day of classes. we're following the latest fallout from that mercury scare. hl plus, a man is dead after being hit by a car on the east side of town. police think alcohol may have been involved with this crash. the latest coming up in a live report. and the 9-11 tragedy hits home. a henderson man was flying home to meet his newborn daughter, but never made i her family is honoring him 15 years later. good morning las vegas! i'm beth fisher. and i'm todd quinones. the time now is ... let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... ((ad-lib)) low pressure from the californian coast slides over the sierra nevada today and sets up shop. rain chances hold well to the north of southern nevada but with the rotation of this
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valley, windy conditions will be common today and tomorrow. south/southwest winds between 10 and 25 mph will be common with gusts ranging between 35 and 45 mph during the afternoon and into the overnight. lake wind advisory has been put in place for the colorado river valley area along with lake las vegas and lake mead from 11am today until 8pm tonight. as we move into the weekend though, highs will slowly creep back to slightly below normal 92 to 97 degrees will be common saturday and sunday a las vegas junior high is closed for a third day because
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on-going me we're learning a possibly deadly amount of the substance has been found inside walter junior high. parker collins is outside the school near buffalo and alta with the latest. 80 families have brought bags of clothes and shoes here... and some of that stuff won't be returned.. because of the toxic threat. we now know more than a quarter cup of mercury was found in the school-- mostly in the gym. the e-p-a isn't just testing clothes and shoes....
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one family was even told they couldn't stay there. this has been tough on parents from the start... when some kids were held at school twelve plus hours. again-- no classes today. we'll keep you posted on this. they want to reopen as soon as possible. reporting live parker collins thirteen action news. we're getting new information this morning after a man was hit and killed while riding his 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston is live near torrey pines and charleston with what we've learned overnight. adlib damage to wall and heres another look at the damage-- the homeowner was able to show us the crash from his backyard-- you can see cinder blocks everywhere. you can see that truck in the corner-- police say it veered its lane of traffic-- then hit the bicyclist.
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block wall-- and into this persons back yard. the bicyclist died from his injuries. police say the driver did run from the scene-- but they caught up with him. they say he did show signs of impairment. mk-- 13an. right now, police need your help tracking this guy down. they say he held up a business near tropicana and nellis at gun point, demanding cash. employees ran as sson as they saw the gun. the crook took off empty-handed. if you have any information call police. meanwhile, this man is behind bars this morning accused in a valley homicide. asa brown was arrested yesterday in gilbert, arizona.
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killed a man friday morning near maryland parkway and desert inn. investigators tell us brown got into an argument with another man before opening fire. just into our newsroom... donald trump's new ad--- that poues on clinton's "basket of deplorables" remark. :12 "they're racist, sexist, homophobic... people like you, you and you." 20" the ad goes on to say that clinton is deplorable for demonizing million of hard working people. statement, saying she regrets saying that "half" of trump's supporters are deplorable. but she added that trump has, nevertheless, engaged in deplorable behavior. there were ceremonies all across the valley to mark the anniversary of the september 11th attacks. this ceremony took place at palm morturary near the 2-15 and jones yesterday afternoon
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3-thousand flags-one for each life lost. you can see some metro officers posing in front of the memorial. take a look at this. a mural honoring the people who serve near buffalo and alta. it's been there since the 9/11 terrorist attacks and serves as a reminder of the sacrifices first responders make every day. a henderson family has a very personal connection to the tragic events of 9-11. kellie lee lost her husband in one of the pl danny lee had been in boston for work, but was flying home that day so he could see the birth of his child. 04:33:58 kellie lee, lost her husband in 9/11 "i realized i was directly connected to it, that it was his flight and my world just stopped. i can't even explain. everything went gray. i couldn't really comprehend what was going on." kellie gave birth to their daughter allison two days later. allison is now 15. taking a live look right now at
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this is the main building of the rebuilt world trade center complex that serves as a reminder of the thousands of lives lost on 9-11 15 years ago. time now is x:xx --- a florida man who posed as a doctor is in trouble again. you may remember this guy. we'll tell you about the latest mishap that's landed him back
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it. heck opposed roe v. wade and voted to criminalize abortion.
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make an emergency landing on a georgia interstate. in this video.. you can see the plane on the side of i-20, near atlanta. the plane made it to the ground without hitting any cars. no one was hurt. the pilot said the plane had run out of fuel. this morning, the man who tried to assassinate president ronald reagan is free. john hinckley junior has been released from a psychiatric hospital after 35-years. hinckley also shot and wounded james brady, reagan's press secretary. he's now living at his mother's home in virginia. in july, a federal judge ruled hinckley is no longer a danger.
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new freedom. hinckley can't use social media and he can't have any contact with the victims' families. rape - vo meanwhile, t-l-c star toby willis has been arrested in kentucky, accused of having a sexual encounter with an underage girl. the 46-year-old stars in the show "the willis family." the incident dates back to 12 years ago. willis has been cahrged with one count of rape of a child. he's scheduled to be extradicted back to tennessee. authorities say he fled nash the reality show features him, his wife, their 12 children and their music careers. a florida teen who's already facing charges of impersonating a doctor is in trouble again. this time he's being accused of identity theft and fraud. you may remember 19-year-old malachi love-robinson. he made headlines after illegally posing as a doctor and treating patients at a clinic. last friday love-robinson was
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sot - "there was a lot of things he was saying and doing that didn't add up. employees performed an online search of his name and found his previous arrest and called police. he was arrested at the dealership and is being held on 3 new charges of fraud. time now is x:xx --- up next the nfl season kicks off on one of america's toughest days. but there were touching tributes all around the league. plus there's a new miss america this mor sold the judges on one woman in
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it. heck opposed roe v. wade and voted to criminalize abortion. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington.
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low pressure from the californian coast slides over the sierra nevada rain chances hold well to the north of southern nevada but with the rotation of this pressure system and how it is oriented over the las vegas valley,
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today and tomorrow. south/southwest winds between 10 and 25 mph will be common with gusts ranging between 35 and 45 mph during into the overnight. lake wind advisory has been put in place for the colorado river valley area along with lake las vegas and
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11am today until 8pm tonight. the good news with all of this winds and deal with a low pressure system is that our temperatures will begin to drop and mild highs are expected for most of the weekend! today, highs will range between 93 and 98 degrees valley wide. by wednesday, highs will range between 86 and 91 degrees along
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subsiding to normal values and holding into the weekend. as we move into the weekend though, highs will slowly creep back to slightly below normal temperatures. 92 to 97 degrees saturday and sunday 0:04 3 secs nats of coin former president george w. bush on hand at the dallas cowboys' game with the new york giants yesterday. bush and former first lady laura, took part in a tribute before the game. for the nearly 3,000 families whose loved ones were stolen 15 years ago the memory of that morning is fresh and so is the
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whenever confronted by cowards who seek to destroy, america chooses to be strong and build a better future. in a sign of solidarity both presidents george w. bush and barack obama gave messages before each nfl game yesterday. both addresses were followed by moments of silence and the singing of the national anthem. 9-11 tributes were held around the league yesterday. at the chiefs-chargers game, players from the chiesf locking national anthem was played. vice president joe biden stood on the field and helped hold the flag at the eagles-browns game in philadelphia. and a tribute at the bengals-jets game in new york. players and coaches wore hats from the nypd and new york fire department. players around the league also wore a 9/11 memorial sticker on the back of their helmets. it's still unclear if a u-s-c football player will face further punishment after getting rough with an official.
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away by the ref. it then appears he shoves the official. this happened during the trojans matchup with utah state on saturday. just before the incident, edoga threw a punch at an opposing player. edoga was eventually thrown out of the game. miss arkansas beats out 52 constestants to become the brand-new miss america! miss arkansas. savvy shields is now the proud holder of the miss america crown. jazz routine and a question about hillary clinton during the q&a. after her run as miss america --the 21-year-old plans to return to the university of arkansas -- as a senior --studying art. heartbreaking news in hollywood. transgender actress alexis arquette has died. she passed away yesterday morning at the age of 47. according to t-m-z she'd been battling some type of illness. arquette is best known for her roles in the movies "the
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of actors david, rosanna, and patricia arquette. tonight, las vegas headliner criss angel is bringing the world's biggest stars together and it's all for a good cause. the one-night-only performance is happening at the luxor . world-class entertainers will attempt to raise one-million dollars -- to fund pediatric-cancer research. angel's son johnny was diagnosed with a form of leukemia last year. angel's son johnny was diagnosed with a form of leukemia last year. u-s movie-goers were felling patriotic this weekend..seeking out a new movie about a it's topping our stories now trending. "mayday mayday mayday, this is cactus 1549. hit birds, we've lost thrust on both engines, and we are turning back toward laguardia." tom hanks and "sully" soared above expectations, debuting on top with 35-and-a-half million dollars. it's one of the biggest september openings ever. 1:15 touchdown raiders 1:23 a wild finish to the oakland
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the raiders were down throu much of the game, but came they were down 1 point and decided to go for two. the saints tried a game-winning field goal but missed. final score, raiders 35, saints 34. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just download our free 13 action news mobile app. you can get the latest weather updates, breaking news alerts and more. low press californian coast slides over the sierra nevada today and sets up shop. rain chances hold well to the valley, windy conditions will be common today and tomorrow. south/southwest winds between 10 and 25 mph will be common with gusts ranging between 35 and 45 mph during the afternoon and into the overnight. lake wind advisory has been put in place for the colorado river valley area along with lake las vegas and lake mead from 11am
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though, highs will slowly creep back to slightly below normal temperatures. 92 to 97 degrees will be common saturday and sunday i'm following a lot here in the breaking news center... coming up..i'll show you a brand new new poll in the race for president. plus, parker is live outside walter johnson junior high where that mercury scare continues parker adlibs
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danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
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trump tied. the poll from l-a times and u-s-c tracking shows both candidates with 44- percent support.... the latest abc news washington post poll shows something a little different. clinton is further ahead in
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states. this morning, fire investigators confirm a fire at a mosque--- where pulse shooter omar matteen attended--- was intentionally set. just after midnight, fire crews responded to flames shooting through the roof of the mosque--- located about two hours south of orlando. police now say video evidence shows someone approaching the islamic center, before a flash was seen. the mosque is heavily damaged. so far, no arrests have been made. right now the man leading the issuing a dire warning to vote on a funding bill for the virus immediately. the head of the centers for disease control is telling congress -- if they don't act now and vote on a funding bill it may be too late right now there are 56 known locally-transmitted cases of zika in south florida. in miami they're worried the number could grow. today president obama will meet with leaders of congress to discuss funding. congress is expected to vote again this week on a zika
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changes to the autopilot feature in its cars. c-e-o elon musk says the new system will rely more on radar instead of cameras. he says that will make it more reliable. tesla says this new software would have prevented a deadly crash in florida four months ago. the new system should be out in a couple weeks. an engineer from volkswagen is pleading guilty in connection to that emissions cheating scandal-- and now he will have to testify against his co- workers. the man pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to d the government through wire fraud. he is the first person to enter a plea in the case and his cooperation is a major breakthrough in the justice department's investigation. supporters for the bundy brothers are rallying in front of the courthouse in oregon-- as the son's of cliven bundy prepare for their trial. opening statements are scheduled to begin tomorrow for ryan and ammon bundy... and several others. the protesters say the bundy's shouldn't have to face charges for taking over the wildlife
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and demand they get released. "i'm standing here because of the injustice that's being done in our country and for the federal government overreach, and i'm standing here for every american. we all matter, and we all deserve to have our liberty and freedom, and we all deserve to have justice." cliven bundy and his sons are also facing charges for the armed standoff with the feds at his bunkerville ranch in 20-14. the mattress store in texas that sparked nationwide outrage because of it's commercial for a "twin towers" sale... is closed indefinitely. the owner of the san antonio based company released a statement staying "we take full responsibility for our actions and sincerely regret the hurt and pain caused by this disrespectful advertising campaign." the business
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breaking overnight at 6-am... a hit and run crash leaves one person dead-- and the person behind the wheel is now behind bars. marissa kynaston is live at the crash scene near charleston and torrey pines.. with all the new details from police-- marissa? adlib damage to wall and heres another look at the damage-- the homeowner was able to show us the crash from his backyard-- you can see cinder blocks everywhere. you can see that truck in the corner-- police say it veer then hit the bicyclist. but the truck kept going-- smashing through this cinder block wall-- and into this persons back yard. the bicyclist died from his injuries. police say the driver did run from the scene-- but they caught up with him. they say he did show signs of

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