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>> katie, perfecting the smile >> i try to look on it too. >> that is a tough one to pull off, when i try to do that smile with your eye, i just look like a crazy person. >> deranged. >> exactly. >> you want to see it. let's go full screen on the sky deck. >> okay, all right. >> it is not good, rahel, it is in the good. >> very generous, thank you. jim has no comment, that is a smart move by you. >> yes. >> we are looking ahead to a day of transition. we have a front dropping from the north and as it does so, it is going to bring in a couple cloud, eventually help drop humidity, and bringing in a shower, thunder shower in a couple spots, at the moment that activity is confined across long island and open waters of the atlantic here and we do have at lee right now cloud over a good portion of the city and on the tail
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end we will see speckles of green trying to pop out there. with time some may see a quick shower but lets talk dew point that too is certainly something noticeable. it is still muggy in the region when we walk outside right now. seventy-one at ac airport. dew point. high their dew point gets more steamy it will get and closer it will feel to the actual air temperature. we are at 75 at ac airport. almost at saturation there note that is wind direction. that will be a key component to how things transition today , as this front drops from the northe, the wind flow will come out of the direction as well and with time humidity has a chance to drop off a bit no where near the heat of yesterday, we will hit 96. we did end up with a brand new record but today we are talking high of 83 degrees, far cry from that, just a spotty shower or thunder at some point with the passage of the front itself and it is taking its time to do that so it may be closer toward midday then any wet weather that
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fires up on the radar but with time humidity will begin to drop off and some more comfort for you. with that said i wouldn't call this a cool day, mid 80's, that is still mild. >> certainly still feel like summer, absolutely. speaking of those spotty showers, it is weird because all camera shots look so dry. then we will peak near the blue route near schuylkill and it looks wet. just a head up, like katie said there will be spotty showers. we are looking at one area that seems to be a little wet tish right now, kicking up on the windshield behind you. this is only place i can find you. i don't know fit is one little included but whatever it is blue route near schuylkill taillights in the northbound direction looking wet right there. then we will look at 95 looking dry. looking really dry like your typical summer morning. ninety-five north near broad street. we have an accident pulled over block ago this left lane. it looks like it might be giving us a hard time but be mindful heading out there moving in the northbound
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direction. then a disabled tractor trailer here schuylkill eastbound ramp to passyunk block ago this point, not slowing down right now you might tap your brakes as you travel on by there right now but overall just be mindful it is out there, lighter, so much easier to see at this point. construction crews we have roving crews on the commodore barry bridge one lane blocked each direction, and you're down to 25 miles an hour, restriction in place, head up, this will slow you down or it certainly will as we approach the 6:00 o'clock hour. construction on the pennsylvania turnpike crews out there westbound between bensalem and willow grove, two lanes blocked there. we have more construction in cherry hill, route 70 between kings highway and haddonfield road one lane opened in each direction, rahel, back over to you. overseas fire fighters are still on the scene of the high rise fire in london that has killed several people. flames are under control but smoke continues to pour from the building, residents say that it started around 1:00 a.m. local time in the local floor apartment. officials have not confirmed how many people were killed or
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injured. eyewitnesses described the frantic sit ways. >> help save my children, save my children. they had kid out window, jumping there, was panic. we ran underneath the building >> when you see children being dangled from the windows how many floors up. >> there is 24 floors in the building, so about eight and up, definitely, when people started jumping out. that was extremely high. >> at lee 40 fire engines and 200 fire fighters were called to the scene. injury are will be back in court this morning to continue deliberations in the sexual assault trial of the bill cosby. >> hey, hey, hey. >> cosby doing his fat albert voice as he left the courthouse in norristown last night, jurors submitted four questions to the judge for clarification, they have been deliberating since they first got the case monday night. cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand back in 2004.
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investigation in russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election continues, day after attorney general jeff sessions, faced tough questions on capitol hill. >> correspondent weijia jiang has more on sessions testimony >> i have never met with or had any conversation was any russians concerning any type of interference with any campaign, or election in the united states. >> reporter: during two and a half hearst of testimony attorney general jeff sessions insisted he has not had any inappropriate contact with russian or interfered with the investigation. >> i reaccused myself from any investigation into the campaign for president, but i did not recues myself from defending my honor, against false allegations. >> reporter: members of the senate intelligence committee grilled sessions about what former fbi director james come y insinuated during his testimony. >> mr. comey said that there
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were matters with respect to recuesal that were problematic and he could not talk about them, what are they. >> why don't you tell me. there are none, senator wyden. >> reporter: at times sessions seemed to feel pressure. >> i'm not able to be rushed, this fast, it makes me nervous >> reporter: focus shifted to talks, that the president is considering, fire special prosecutor robert muhler, who is leading the russia investigation. sessions insisted he would play in role in his dismissal. >> i wouldn't think that would be appropriate for me to do that. >> reporter: white house said late tuesday night president trump has no intention of letting get of muhler, even though the president has the right to. weijia jiang for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". senate scheduled to vote on an attempt to enforce new sanctions on russia, the amendment is part of the bipartisan agreement between
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senate leaders that is expected to attach to an unrelated bill involving sanctions on iran. senators who introduced the amendment want to make it harder for president trump to ease sanction sanctions on russia. in business news this morning, which airline is listening to its customers. >> and which rock star is teaming up with star bucks. money watch's jill wagner joins us live from the new york stock exchange, good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning, jim and rahel. futures pointing to a higher open, yesterday tech stocks rebounded and dow jones jumped 92 points, nasdaq rose by 45. uber ceo taking a back seat, he says he is taking a leave of absence for an unspecified parent, grieving his mother who died last month and figure out how to be a better leader. former attorney jenner i can holder recommended he be relieved from duties after investigating sexual harassment and bullying claims at the company small small victory for air travelers american airlines is backtracking from a plan to
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create the tightes coach seats in the industry, american says it will still cut leg room on the new boeing 737 but no longer make three of those road even more cramped then the others, american said it made decision after hearing from some very frustrated customers. lady gaga is teaming up with star bucks on a new line of colorful coffee drinks called cups of kindness. they will donate 25 cents from each drink to gaga born this way foundation, and the drinks come in rainbow colors and under 150 calories, jim and rahel. >> i like that. what are lady gaga fans called little monsters. >> little monsters. >> they are watching their weigh line if it is only 150 calories, that is a good thing. >> jill, thank you. >> drinks are pretty. >> yes, they are, indeed. in other news, expand hours for sunday alcohol sales is up for a vote in the delaware state house, if passed, legislation would allow business that is sell alcohol for off premises consumption, to operate from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. right now those businesses on
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sundays are only allowed to be opened from noon until 8:00 p.m. still ahead kim kardashian is speaking out about the negativity against her. >> i didn't say anything about her today. >> not today. >> fans of the 90's movie flatliners and animated movie frozen have something new to look forward to. >> plus, it is tomato season but this variety has a check late twist. i'm interested. on its way coming up. we will also have this. why seasonal allergies are on the rise and how you can manage systems, i'm wendy bat ista in new york w
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effects her but she seems to be more worried bit then others. >> you do see a lot of people like on line bullying because they have this like keyboard courage that you know, no one will see them and they can write whatever that hurts your feelings. i know i can handle it. i fear for, i do see why young kid and people and teenagers get so, you know, hurt and bothered, if that is what is really bothering me. >> she participated in a keynote conversation at forbes woman summit. one of the top 50 earnings celebrity in the forbes ranking released this week. i got to tell you if you are in the 90's thriller flatliners is there something new to look forward to.
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>> what is going on? >> i would like you to stop my heart. >> give it one minute and then bring me back. >> okay. >> ellen page stars in flatliners, the new take on the 90's move bye medical students risking death for a look at the after life. it film hits theater september . >> we are going door to door, a family tradition. >> wow. >> sugar rush. >> frozen fans, wait for sequel to arrive in november 2019, will get something to, talk about this year, the frozen adventure the animated short film features voices and it includes four all new songs that will play in front of the, cocoa, opening november 22nd. >> i will see this. i do like olaf. >> animated film. >> yes, there is something to be said about that. >> frozen, snow. it vice hot out there.
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>> other than rita's water ice >> water ice. >> yes, that is w-o-o-d-e-r. >> water. >> it won't be as hot as yesterday. >> we have a record, 96 is what we ended up with. it was wicked. now, that is behind us and we are just left with the humidity at this point, trans -- transition need to be made. excuse me. >> i know, i know. >> is there a shower that is dropping in and meisha showed this just a moment ago we will talk about that in a second. lets get outside, to just north of philadelphia, about an hour drive off to the north here in bethlehem north hampton county. still dry here abe this is outside hotel bethlehem, all looking quiet at the moment here but this front that we have been talking about is starting to, show its colors and starting to bring in a little bit of wet weather depending on your location. this is not one of those spots but as we go back to storm scan three what i will show you is broad picture we have
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to look closely a veil of cloud cover as well as showers working its way south. this is the front in question. when i zero into what we're talking about you have to get in tight here. this one is in question, very localized, even between upper darby and chestnut hill this is cut off so there is very heavy rain currently coming down with that, about ready to move in through north east, northern philadelphia, crossing broad street 611 and precipitation rate with this at last check was over an inch , over an inch and a quarter. we will not see that much rainfall but that is blinding rain in this one little spot, and right over schuylkill expressway, so yeah, heading outside the door any second now and you can wait this out i would try to. it is moving along but it is out there. that is what we're finding here from the eyewitness weather watchers, too, they are reporting the same. lets go out to west of the city, 74 comes in from bill layden in cardington and i loved his comment. he has got our cbs philly
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weather app. reason i know this because he got a precipitation warning from kate bilo on maternity leave but anytime there is precipitation, from say 5-mile radius she will give you an alert. so it is worth the down load, and it is free, so go ahead, down load, we can let you know before you wake up, and turn us on in the morning is there wet weather in your area elsewhere we will go into central new jersey. sixty-nine the temperature from mark who has more sun then anything right now. so depend where you are what you will find walking out the door this morning. we will look forward in the eyewitness weather seven day forecast here to the temperature at the moment is still pretty warm but we will in the rebound very far from this, just watching for that spotty shower or thunder shower to briefly hit you here and there throughout the day, maybe through midday and then out of here. come thursday nice weather all and all and pattern goes downhill with the spotty shower or storm friday or saturday and then again sunday night. >> katie, thanks very much. so, taking you back down to
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what katie was talking about that isolated rain this is what we're seeing. like she said schuylkill at belmont avenue headlights moving in the eastbound direction, taillights clearly moving in the westbound direction. you can see how many vehicles are out there, already, so we are not even in the 6:00 o'clock hour and anytime we will start to get wet roadways people head out there earlier, as you should. i would recommend if you have to go out there give yourself five or 10 minutes, looking pretty busy there somewhere looking dry 95 north at broad street we have an accident pulled over to that far left, and might start to get a gaper delay but we are not going to have congestion levels there not right now moving in the northbound direction they will not be that bad. then we have disable tractor trailer schuylkill eastbound ramp to passyunk blocking that point but you can see nice opened roadways around this area looking good, heading out there right now that was schuylkill eastbound to passyunk but we have another accident in gibbs bureau in new jersey stratford avenue at route 30, white horse pike, just a head up, not slowing
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you down too much. if that is your neighborhood. we have some roving crews out here on the commodore barry bridge. one lane is block in each direction and as you can see we are also going to be dealing with a speed restriction in play as well, down to 25 miles an hour, still looking green. we can keep you around, with the speed restriction, hopefully we can keep through until 6:00 o'clock. pennsylvania turnpike crews are out there as well, jim, back over to you. on the cbs-3 healthwatch conjoined twins connected at head have been successfully been separate by doctors at chop. it took 11 hours to separate 10 month-old abby and erin delaney last wednesday. doctors spent months, planning for this complicated surgery which we're told twins will need most likely one more surgery before they can go home to north carolina and they are expect to be released later this year. with rates of skin cancer sky rocketing, destination healthy skinnies raise ago wearness of the disease.
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the 38-foot rv was spotted in dilworth park yesterday, it is traveling the country, to remind folks about the importance of fighting skin cancer. it has two private screening rooms inside where volunteer dermatologists offer free skin cancer screenings. >> i have never had it done. i feel very relieved. i was anxious going in knowing i go to the shore, there are times i miss putting sun screen on. >> patients were also given tips on how to protect their skin, health experts say getting a sunburn just once every two years can triple your risk of melanoma which is deadliest form of skin cancer. if you are still struggling with your allergies you are not alone with the weather so unpredictable allergy season can get worse. >> correspondent nicki batist o has more on what could help you get much needed relief. >> reporter: walk in the park used to be unbearable for melissa jackson. >> i would say it was extremely depressed not to be able to go out and enjoy the
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weather. >> reporter: she's within of the 50 million americans who suffers with the itchy watering eyes, sneezing, coughing of seasonal allergies melissa reacts to pollen, dust might and mold. >> i was so sick i had to carry a box of tissues whenever i went out. >> reporter: this doctor of the allergy and asthma network says allergies have been getting worse in recent years. >> this year especially weather has been so unpredictable. season has been longer. the pollen has been more potent because of the ups and downs in the temperatures. >> reporter: but experts say you don't to have suffer, over the counter medications and other treatments can provide relief. >> claritins, sir tack, allegra they are all 24 hours so they can provide relief throughout the day and then allergy know spray work even better than the pills and they work right to where the problem is. so things flonase and nasal court. >> reporter: allergy shots may
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be an option. melissa has been getting them for two years to develop a tell rance to her allergens. >> i can now enjoy weather and live my life. >> reporter: nicki batiste for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". tomato season has begun and market are filled with common to exotic. >> one such exotic strain is chocolate tomato. it is grown in asia and recommended for diabetics and people suffering from liver issues. they contain high concentration of one powerful anti oxidant, experts however say tomatoes are grown in limited quantities. do they taste like check late that is what i want to know. >> it could be good. >> interesting combination. >> where you can celebrate flag day to day and learn all about philadelphia's historic connection to the stars and stripes. plus a dare devil with a familiar last name is planning to pull off a dangerous stunt over niagara falls, we will have it for you when we come right
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will to day the nation marks flag day. >> of course, city of philadelphia has a special, historic connection to the stars and stripes, it is birthplace for the american flag. the betsy ross house celebrated its first flag day back on june 14th, 1891, and events are planned there today and throughout the city to celebrate. today is a really fun day at betsy ross house not only do we have a special visit from the flag raise but you can watch, really unique, embroidery demonstration as they stitch on the flag but you get to experience a naturalization ceremony in our courtyard. flag lady will be here from 11 to three and naturalization ceremony takes place at 11:00 o'clock. coming up next, "eyewitness news" reporter pat gallen will tell us ladies from the defense logistics agency who hand embroider all presidential and vice-presidential flags here in philadelphia i have been there and i have signed one of
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the flags. >> so neat. >> really cool. >> tomorrow a member of the most famous family of dare devils will perform, yet another death defying stunt. >> we will get a look at her practice, erin wallenda plans to fly over niagara falls in the helicopter but she will be suspended from the chopper by her teeth. her husband nick walked across the falls five years ago and, you know, by the way nick's grandfather walked across veterans stadium in 1972. that is a family affair. >> she must have one heck of a dental plan. coming up next, update on breaking news overseas a deadly high rise fire in london. plus dennis rodman's trip to north korea has been unusually low key, see what he has been up to. it is president trump's birthday but american people have news he won't want to celebrate, that is coming up.
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screaming, help, help. >> a horrific scene in london fire engulf this high rise apartment building, trapping people, inside of a towering inferno, and new there are fear that building could collapse.
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hey, hey, hey. >> back here at home bizarre behavior from bill cosby leaving court as he spoke to reporters in his fat albert voice we are live as we await a verdict. heat wave is over but don't get too excited, it is still hot outside, today is wednesday, june 14th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. it is still hot out there. >> yes, it is. >> great skies, over the center city sky line. it is so weird because in one camera shot a couple cameras from another it is rain or totally dry, like a summer morning. it is crazy out there. >> it is interesting because one of these spots on the radar popped upright over where we have field cameras here. where we don't have a camera to show it to you but in this instance it was pretty much just right over where we needed it to be. but look at this, we are looking at it just a quick glance you may not notice it but is there a front dropping in. let me zero

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