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republicans. good morning, i'm brooke thomas. i'm jim donovan. katie and meisha will update weather and traffic together as they get ready to head out the door. here's what you need to start your day in the morning minute. manhunt underway for an escaped prisoner in west philadelphia authorities tell us the suspect in custody for dui escaped while at penn presbyterian hospital at midnight. it felt like it was just yesterday. >> today marks one year since the deadly amtrak tragedy in philadelphia. we just need to get to know each other. >> donald trump heads to washington today, looking to build unity with republican leaders, skeptical of his candidacy. the map is against bernie which is surprising considering how much bernie has done for map. >> and the top 1/10 of 1 percent owns as much wealth as bottom 90 percent and 2 percent milk has 50 percent
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fat than 1 percent him and six was a frayed of seven because seven, ate eight and 525,600 minutes. >> you do need a calculate or with the politicians these taste. >> yes, there are some equal opportunity jokes. >> yes. >> and talking about equal opportunity, we have the rains, now we have some sun, katie. >> yes, and everybody actually has equal opportunity to stay totally dry for a change. the in the last few days we had to dodge not just showers but spotty that not everyone got hit by them. made for a very worthy forecast. we are looking at sunshine and nice little warming trend: it is foggy in some spots. you might wake up in a fog but you'll see some today. let me explain y we will start off looking very quickly at storm scan three and in the last few hours we had a light round of showers that has since started to fizzle and rotate away to our south, however there is a enough of
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the calm wind and enough in the way of also some moisture on this form. this is a shot from our live neighborhood network f you didn't have kutztown area middle school listed at the top of the screen you might not have a clue where we are looking at. we are so fogged in over the farmland. you'll find that coming through patchy at times with visibility near or under a a mile as you have to use caution as you travel through the western suburbs, and especially off to the south of the city. so be careful out there. this should all lift by 7:00 a.m. sunnies coming out just shy of 5:50 this morning. the as it does so it will scour out that left over cloud cover but today, it looks like a good day. we will call it partly sunny as opposed to sunny and bright but still brighter then recent days have been. we will take it. 76 degrees. and, 68 by 7:00. and keeping things dry through the evening, eventually they, a told front is scheduled to cross our area. as it does it will renew our chances for showers and storms which we will track for you, a
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bit later in the show, meisha, back over to you. >> nice to have 70's back, thanks very much, katie. good morning. happy thursday. we are looking at 422, taillights are moving in the eastbound direction at rally forge, westbound direction toward 95. not looking bad either. both directions on 422 looking g we may see volume levels ever so starting slowly. we can expect that pushing toward 6:00 and into the 6:00 o'clock. blue route taillights moving in the northbound direction past macdade boulevard. both northbound and southbound looking good there. and vine, the vine, looking good, bird eye view of this, i who have this shot. it is a slow crawl around here looking good. we will see this really start to heat up pushing in the 6:00 t the now vine all clear. overnight construction moved out of the way. construction on kelly drive between art museum and brewery hill drive all lanes are now reback opened for that. and tad veil regatta friday and saturday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 . kelly drive closed between fountain green drive and strawberry mansion drive. you you can see this through
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6:00 p.m. on saturday. i will tweet that as as well. jim, back over to you. donald trump heads to capitol hill this morning to meet the with republican leaders. >> the presumptive g.o.p. nominee works to unite his party, democratic front runner hillary clinton is blasting trump as unelectable. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is live from the sat center with the latest from the campaign trail. good morning, justin. >> reporter: big day for trump in the republican party. ranking republicans and presumptive nominee will hold a series of meetings to cover unifying the g.o.p. rank and file and raising campaign cash and, of course, defeating hillary clinton. donald trump, the presumptive republican nominee head to washington today, to build bonds with g.o.p. leaders unsure of his candidacy. that includes house speaker paul ryan. last week he hinted that he was not ready to endorse trump. then yesterday,. >> we just need to get to know each other. will goal, to unify the party among common prince.
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>> reporter: at the top of the agenda fund raising accounting to he can self fun his campaign. sources tell cbs news that the billion air is working on a fund raising deal with the republican national committee. a potential joint effort to help raise nearly $1 billion for the general election. >> i have a lot of respect for paul ryan f we make a deal that would be great f we don't we will get forward as i have been doing and winning all the time. >> reporter: camden county college in blackwood, new jersey yesterday, hillary clinton framed her likely g.o.p. opponent as unelectable. >> i think advocating torture, that is a a loose cannon. saying we should pull out of nato, that is a loose cannon. >> reporter: clinton's party rival bernie sanders maintains the democratic race is not over despite him being down, delegates. >> a quint pack poll shows sanners beating trum in three swing states including pennsylvania in november. clinton and trump in the same findings are running neck and neck. spectrum seven taxes to pose
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an issue. g.o.p. nominee is under fire for not releasing them, rather than 2012 nominee mitt romney is hint ago this trump has something to hide in all this. trump is blaming the irs auditing process and also sanders and clinton both disclosed their tax record. jim and brooke, back to you. >> thanks, justin. in other news police are investigating a robbery and stab nothing west philadelphia this is new video back from the scene on north ruby street between market and arch. we're told that the victim is a male in his 20's. he was stab twice but is currently in stable condition. so far, a suspect has in the been arrested. right now 5:36 in the morning. in business news, which popular app is getting a new look and who doesn't like it. and is what bringing the markets down? money watch's jill wagner joins us live from the insuring stock exchange, good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning, brooke and jim. macy's and other retail stocks are dragging down the markets. dow jones fell 217 points yesterday giving up most of
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tuesday's gains. the in as dack fell 49, futures are pointing to a higher open. macy's says sales fell 7.4 percent in the beginning of the the year, more americans are shopping on line, and the days of spending all day at the malls, not so much, and also, international tourist, spent about 20 percent less than last year at this time because of stronger dollar and weaker economy overseas. well, google plans to ban all ads from so-called payday lenders. google say short term high interest rate loans are deceptive and harmful. google will in longer allow ads to be viewed within 60 days or when interest rate is 36 percent or higher. instagram has a new look, vintage camera icon is out replace by multi colored camera logo. inside instagram is opting for black and white layout for posting and viewing photos, but most changes on the internet go, not everyone was happy about it. brooke, back inside to you. >> it wasn't as bad as i
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thought. >> no. >> leave the way it is though. >> i like the original. >> i agree. >> a lot of people are unhappy. the second trial in the death of freddie gray gets underway today in baltimore. officer edward nero is one of the seven baltimore police officers charged in the gray's death. baltimore man suffered a severe spine injury in the back of the police van. prosecutors alleged the officers detain him illegally. the jury trial of officer william porter ended in a mistrial. nero has chosen to be tried before a judge. the so-called affluent teen isn't getting out of jail anytime soon. judge will have up held, ethan couch's two year sentence in adult jail. the judge also canceled an upcoming hearing. he killed 14 people in a drunk driving accident. he was convicted, and sentenced to ten years probation. that changed late last year when authorities say he fled to mexico. george zimmerman is
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auctioning off a gun he used to kill trayvon martin. zimmerman was acquitted three years ago in the the shooting death of the unarmed teenager. on line auction starts today, opening bid is set at $5,000. during a interview with the florida television station, zimmerman was asked for his reaction to people who may not approve of the auction. >> they are not going to be bidding on it so i couldn't careless about them. going in to hiding, not publicizing, the sale, not putting this up for auction isn't going to insulate me from these radicals. it won't help. >> reporter: zimmerman says he has received additional death threats since putting the gun up for auction. shooting death of the unarmed teenager has inspired a play right here in philadelphia the ballet of trayvon martin explores his life and moments before his death. plays author said he took on project because he didn't want the 17 year-old death's to be in vein. ballet of trayvon martin debuts tonight at the freedom
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theater at broad street and master streets. new emojis are coming tour phone. >> how new icons are designed to empower women. >> is it too plate to say or i we will tell you what justin beiber refuse toss do for fans anymore. it is ultimate slip and slide, how you can take a ride down this massive water slide this summer, we will tell but it coming up.
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new clues in the cause of awe to advertise many. a new study, links high levels of folic as mid a mother's blood to an increased risk of awe advertise many in children. now doctors have recommended that pregnant with man and women who myth become pregnant should take folic acid supplements to prevent brain defects. for new researchers say more information is needed and women should not stop using the supplement. i got to tell you, the 69th annual cannes film festival isn't way but under tight security. french police have snippers on rooftops over the red carpet and celebrities were out for the opening film tuesday night. stepped up security is in place this year just six months ago, you know, paris came under siege in within of the worst terror attacks in that country's history. i got to tell you, beiber says he is in the taking selfies anymore. justin beiber posted on his
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instagram page that he feels like a zoo animal when stopped on the street and bombarded by fans. so no more fan selfies, no more picks. beiber said fans that bought his albums they got exactly what they paid for an album. the post reportedly comes after he refused to take pictures with fans in boston and, we bought your album. >> he needs to learn some manners. >> i respect this decision, just because you are a celebrity, doesn't mean that people, you have to stop what you are doing and constantly take pictures with people. >> well, then he need to stay in his house. >> what if you are a disney star and two years old he is an adult, he made this decision, he needs to take a picture if someone asks, that is part of the job. if you don't like it go work in a office, then. >> what do you think, katie. >> i hate when this happens. i'm very much split on this as
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well though, because, i see both side, that is all i can say. i'm not a tie breaker but you will hear about this one on twitter, my friend. somebody will break the tie for you fit is not me. lets look the a the eyewitness weather watcher network. we are looking at pretty pictures. we will go to one that was just within the last 15 minutes. lynn sent this in. out in the cherry hill area. you can see there is more blue sky, then there are clouds at this point. which is so nice to see, finally, another really pretty nature shot we have gotten over course of the last 24 hours. temperatures generally speaking in the lower 50's and mid 40's at coolest and we are seeing that coming in across the entire board here. johnnies in philadelphia at 57 right now. milder spots in the past. johnnies at 46 degrees. one of the coolest spot. but generally speaking, this is one of the mornings where jacket good idea, mid to low 50's coming in from these folks, generally speaking and yeah, even though we will warm up nicely later today it is off to a cool start.
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we will also have a hint of fog that is still out there even though light of day is now over the horizon or starting to pop up over the horizon. we can expect to see that if you go start to get filtered way, scoured away but mainly to the southwest of our area nice wide zoom here on storm scan, you can see the movement in the atmosphere, a front that has been strung out nearby is getting pushed out of the south by a nice area of high pressure. it doesn't last very long but here long enough to bring us a nice day. we have a cold front strung out, back here and area have low pressure circulating to the north across canada that is cold front that is scheduled to cross through tomorrow bringing with it additional showers, thunderstorms and that is what we will to have track here by tomorrow. let me walk you through future weather. this is friday at 2:00 a.m. we will sit in the warm sector on the storm, i cannot rule out a shower in the morning but main gist or thrust of this cold front comes through in the second half of the day, through the afternoon with showers and storms, we're not expecting severe weather thankfully right now. next front comes on saturday, generally again, later in the
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day but on friday afternoon, we will be dealing with scattered showers and storms. the window right now, we're thinking from noon to 4:00 with downpours, gusty winds but we are not looking at any major severe weather. that is the bright side out of that. temperatures will take a serious hit were two separate front. we do not the break out of the low to mid 60's here sunday or monday but by monday that is as early as sunday the sun will return, meisha. >> thanks very much, katie. all right, good morning, everyone. trouble heating up on the roadways. we have an accident on the schuylkill westbound approaching conshohocken, the conshohocken curve, pulled all the way out, blocking part of that right lane and shoulder, people standing out of their vehicles. thinks causing backups. take a look, back out of the way. thises gladwynn, yikes, take a look at that you will lose one lane, around the conshohocken curve on the schuylkill and this is what you are left with. it is very, very slow. it is sort of the mess that accident right there. we have gaper delay. so if you can avoid this area, i would certainly do it right
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now if you have to go into it give yourself extra time. i would say give yourself a lot of extra time. probably an extra 45 minutes. ninety-five south at cottman this is what you are looking at copping around the s curve. interstate 95 has been holding like this all morning long. they are looking good there. dad vail regot, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. kelly drive closing between fountain green drive and strawberry mansion drive. at 10:00 a.m. today until 6:00 . i will tweet this as well. jim, back over to you. >> also in traffic news, sort of we are looking the at what traveling at the speed have sound may look like. >> hena daniels shows us hyper loop, that is what is rocking pass eveningers from l.a. to san francisco in a half an hour. >> three, two, one. traveling hundreds of miles at the speed of sound, while sitting in a pod, sound like something out of the sci-fi movie. hold on to your imagination. hyper bloop one has its way new way to travel may ab lot
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closer to becoming a reality. >> turning real engineering into real hardware, and watching it execute is really the best part of the life. >> it is one company trying to make billion air el -animus being vision come true. founder of tesla and space x say sending pod holding cargo and humans inside giant vacuum tubes between los angeles and san francisco, in 30 minutes. >> as we kind of move through summer you will see construction of the tubes,. >> during a 62nd demonstration in the nevada a desert engineers conduct a propulsion open air test. they energize an electro magnetic power system and send it down the track at up to 300 . the sled that crashed in the pile of sand because they have in the yet developed breaks. >> we will have levitation system which doesn't use even why i but very efficient
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electricity, and that is the next big milestone. >> reporter: by 2021 hyper loop one expects passengers to be riding in the tubes. hena daniels for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". five years away. >> they have not figured outbreaks yesterday. >> yeah good yeah, no. i don't minding fast it is being in the tube. i don't like being trapped like that. >> you may be able to get that speed here in fill think summer. >> water slide three blocks along the party near the art museum. here's the slide. thanks to slide the city which is bringing thousand foot water slide to sedgley and popular streets, and popalready streets, excuse me on august 6th. here's a look the at fun from other cities. you can sign up for slides on line at slide the starting next wednesday. prices start at $10 but there are several packages to choose from. we need grand daddy package, we need everything. >> i would do that, i will do that before i do that tube
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a new york man becomes a millionaire for the second time in four years. >> blues magic o hit a million-dollar on the scratch off. he did the same thing in 2012, the 48 year-old construction worker described the moment he realized he hit it big, once again. >> i sat on my bed, scratched tickets. the red life, a number, life, and then another number and life and could in the believe i won. >> he believes his late wife sent him the good luck and i love this, he used winning from his his first win to pay her medical bills during a battle with lung cancer this time he will take prize in 20
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annual installments. all right. not good luck to him. he doesn't need more luck. google wants to bring more diversity to emojis. they are proposing 13 new characters paying tribute to professional woman. variety of jobs are depict including health care, science, education and to be fair company says they will offer an male version but hope is to power girls and promote gender equality. that is awesome. this is campaign that just keeps giving. >> someone found most adorable kid in new zealand through a donald trump look like wig and recorded them quoting the republican date, lets take a listen. >> my hair is 100 percent mine. >> barack obama's birth certificate is a fraud. >> it is a fraud. >> out of the mouth of babies this video was created by a electric company as the republican presidential candidate shows no signs of
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slowing down, chances are they will have more material soon. >> so cute. >> barack obama. >> so cute. >> before you head out the door here's what you need to know it three is to go. >> it is first anniversary of the deadly amtrak derailment in port richmond. private vigil for victim will be held at city hall. donald trump heads to washington to meet with republican leaders. house speaker paul ryan has said he is not ready yet to endorse trump for president. tributes keep coming for national champion villanova wildcats. basketball team will be honored tonight with the special resolution from the philadelphia city council. that is three to go. coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news" have you ever shopped around for car insurance and wondered how companies come up with the rates? coming up three on your side will share secrets to getting cheaper insurance rates. >> good stuff. and we have unique ideas for high school and college grad, things that they could really use coming up.
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new this morning a suspect is on the run, after escaping from a hospital, overnight. find out the crime he ace accused of committing, before he got away from police. it felt like it was just yesterday. >> former congressman patrick
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murphy was on the amtrak train that derailed one year ago today. hear how he says that the deadly accident change his life and how other survivors, will mark the anniversary. new information this morning about missing malaysia airlines flight 370, the key discovery just made in the investigation. well to day is thursday may 12th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> hi there i'm brooke thomas. katie and meisha are keeping an eye on things this morning. >> good morning everyone. we have a pretty bad accident on the schuylkill westbound around conshohocken curve. we will that have in just a moment. >> thankfully it looks like weather will not have an additional impact for the commute this morning but we are looking at a dry day for a change now. there is one side impact, that could certainly lead to some problems out there. we have got some fog issues which we will discuss in a second here but everything is dry on the storm scan at the moment. our front willal boundary strung out to our south, gets a little bit further south. with that said it is a very foggy beginning to the morning in a a c


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