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making news in america this morning, feisty debate. gop candidates and another face-off lashing out at each other in a free for all verbal assault. >> his poll numbers tanked and he got nasty. >> live in washington with the winners, losers and complete analysis. runaway blimp. a high-tech military aircraft going awol floating away with fighter jets on its trail causing damage in two states. body slam. the school's principal thrown to the ground by a student. the raucous inside a cafeteria caught on camera. game two, the royals grabbing a commanding lead in the world series. the key moments and highlights.
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well, good morning. the political dust settling after last night's third republican presidential debate. the mood. more confrontation than in previous debates. maybe it was because the first primaries and caucus is less than four months away. >> not that far away anymore. one of the sharpest face-offs was between florida rivals marco rubio and jeb bush and there was no love lost between front-runners donald trump and ben carson. abc's bazi kanani joining us now from washington. bazi, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis, good morning, reena. the establishment candidates who are trailing in the polls hoped this debate would help them pick up steam against the outsiders dominating the race. >> folks, we got to wake up. >> reporter: right from the start the front-runners donald trump and ben carson come under attack. >> we are on the verge perhaps of picking someone who cannot do this job. >> reporter: then a classic trump counterpunch against ohio governor john kasich. >> but then his poll numbers tanked.
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that's why he's on the end and he goss nasty and he got nasty him. >> reporter: the real estate mogul further blasting kaci hickox for his ties to the failure of lehman brothers and another sparring match as jeb bush goes after first year senator marco rubio for missing senate votes to campaigns. >> marco, when you signed up for in this was a six-year term and work. >> someone has convinced you attacking me is going to help you. >> rubio defended his record with a comparison to john mccain and others who missed votes during presidential campaigns. chris christie drew applause for his slam on a question about regulating betting for fantasy football. >> wait a second. we have $19 trillion in debt, people out of work. we have isis and al qaeda about fantasy football. can we stop? >> reporter: as the candidates battled over records and tax plans they found agreement on
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shared frustration with the moderators. >> this is not a cage match. how about talking about the substantive issues people care about? >> reporter: and republican party leaders are also bashing the moderators and their network for questions they claim were aimed at stirring up those stage fights and not focused on policy. the candidates will face off again in less than two weeks. reena, kendis. >> bazi, do we know if cnbc responded to the criticism from the rnc? >> yeah, the network has issued a terse reply, a statement that simply says, people who want to be president should be able to answer tough questions. >> and they certainly were some really tough questions there last night. abc's bazi kanani joining us from washington. bazi, thank you. among the candidates there were some breakouts and some bruises during the debate. >> yeah, here's abc's political analyst matthew dowd's take. >> reporter: i think marco rubio was the number one winner. i also thought ted cruz won especially to among other republican base and i thought
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big loser was jeb, big winner was probably marco rubio. ben carson and donald trump seemed to disappear from the stage especially donald trump of he seemed to not really be. involved in the debate and his answers were sort of the same things everybody has heard before so i think it's interesting where the folks that hold 50% of the vote basically disappeared from the stage. >> interesting. . >> it seems marco rubio spurred curiosity pong voters. >> rubio was the most searched candidate on the internet accord according to google trends following by carson, trump, cruz and kasich. >> so much talk, so little substance, makes me want to go out and do something. see you on the trail bring hillary clinton. >> live team coverage later this america." all right, back to washington because wisconsin republican paul ryan is expected to be elected as speaker of the house today.
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whose retiring from congress. ryan says it represents a new day in the house of representatives. one by one house members will have a voice vote as they formally elect ryan today and boehner is leaving capitol hill with one last victory. a budget deal. the house overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan budget agreement that he helped create. the senate is also expected to approve the bill which will prevent 52% increase in medicare premiums and also raises the debt ceiling until after the next presidential election. dennis hastert will be densed in february after his guilty plea for breaking banking laws of the 73-year-old's plea avoids a trial. hastert could have faced testimony about alleged sexual misconduct with teenage boys. while he was an illinois high school wrestling coach in the the '70s. under his deal prosecutors will recommend hastert be sentenced to six months at most. he will likely serve his time in a halfway house not a federal prison. well, it's going to be another wet day in the
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northeast. the tropical heavy rain will be ending this morning, though, after dumping about an inch and a half 6 rain. but pennsylvania's pocono mountains resort area will get almost 4 inches. >> all right, britain's prince harry got some high-profile help kicking off the countdown to an event close to his heart. first lady michelle obama and vice president's wife dr. jill biden joined him to begin promotion for next spring's invictus games. >> they are an olympic style event for wounded military veterans, it includes a wheelchair basketball game, more than 500 athletes expected to attend the games which will be in orlando. >> breaking overnight a shooting inside the mall. the new details just in. runaway blimp, the military aircraft breaking loose traveling across state lines. the damage left behind and what exactly is it. plus, dominating performance. game two of the world series, nothing like the game one marathon.
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well, shoppers are describing the frightening moments after three people were shot at an indianapolis mall. one woman said she heard screaming and then deafening quiet after the gunfire last night. police say the shooter opened fire after an argument with one of the victims. two bystanders were also shot. the suspect is on the loose. the victims are recovering. to south carolina and the deputy fired after a video of him throwing a student went viral says he did nothing wrong. his attorney says ben fields believes his actions were justified and lawful given the circumstances.
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and while the incident is under federal investigation the attorney says fields will be making no statements. the federal reserve is keeping interest rates low but that could change in december. the central bank sees improvement in the global economy, a key short-term interest rate has been near zero since the financial crisis. investors seemed it welcome that news and the dow jones rose 198 points and the nasdaq was up 65 1/2. s&p gained 24 points. a merger could be in the works for the hotel industry. hyatt is in said to buy starwood hotel resorts. the combined company would be worldwide. their brands include the st. regis, w sheraton and weston. not just candy and costumes people spend big bucks on. the national retail federation says pet owners will shell out about $350 million for those guy, their furry friends. the top five best-selling
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superman, lion, panda, batman and necktie and a bride there. themes. >> i believe we had one right there that was cute but not in the top five on ebay. surprise. when we come back, new this morning a student playing in an elementary school playground pricked with a meth laced needle in a playground. what caused this melee. i'm chris bosh. when i was sidelined with blood clots in my lung, it was serious. fortunately, my doctor had a game plan. treatment with xarelto . hey guys! hey, finally, somebody i can look up to... ...besides arnie. xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there's limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know,
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for details. astronaut scott kelly has now been in space longer than any other american ever. just a few hours ago kelly set the record for the longest single space mission, 216 days and counting. >> well, he already has the most total time in space, accumulated over four missions and yesterday kelly made his first ever space walk. back here on terra firma drivers can expect wet roads in. of the west, but not california, as well as the northeast. there may be some snow on the roads in the upper midwest but not. flying, airport delays likeiest in new york, boston, chicago, detroit and miami. there's a lot of work to be done to recover a valuable military surveillance blimp that floated away from its base. the rain overnight at the rural pennsylvania site where it went down didn't make things easier for workers.
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military's aberdeen proving ground in maryland and wound up hours later in moreland township, pennsylvania. abc's linsey davis is there. >> reporter: for hours a mystery, just where was the $175 million military blimp? >> it knocked down our power at school and knocked down all of columbia's power. >> 12:20 p.m. it becomes unhinged detaching from its station in aberdeen proving ground in maryland traveling north 16,000 feet in the air floating into pennsylvania. >> it's going to land right in the cornfield. >> reporter: the blimp floating over a high school in bloomsburg, pennsylvania. >> oh, my god, it's going down. >> reporter: dragging a long metal tether, a cable several thousand feet long wiping out power lines along the way. the top secret balloon cost $175 million. the program more than 2 billion. the balloon did equipped with high-tech radar and early warning system that can search an area the size of texas for incoming cruise missiles, un unfriendly aircraft, even tanks
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its filled with helium. 242 feet long, three-quarters of a football field. retired colonel stephen ganyard saying make no mistake, it was a lot of taxpayer money floating for. of the afternoon. >> this protects the region but is a sophisticated military technology. very classified. it's the best capability in the world. >> reporter: shortly before touching down the tail fell off a quarter mile away from the massive balloon's final resting place in moreland township, pennsylvania, just after 4 p.m. a 1 into-plus mile journey sending f-16s in the air and officials on the ground scrambling. linsey davis, abc news, columbia county, pennsylvania. in california a wild fight in a school cafeteria led to the arrest of three students. the scene at a sacramento high school was recorded and posted online. the principal body slammed while trying to break up a fight. three school administrators including that principal had minor injuries. two 15-year-olds and a
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13-year-old face serious charges. and another frightening scene this one at a nevada elementary school playground. a first grader rushed to the hospital after sticking himself with a hypodermic needle stuffed inside a teddy bear. police say they found at least five needles inside the toy. one of the needles testing positive for meth and say the teddy bear was left by people partying from the night before. >> wow. a young boy in hawaii was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being attacked by a shark. others who were on the beach came to his aid before paramedics arrived there. the child no older than 11 had been body boarding when he was bitten on the right leg. it's the seventh shark attack in hawaii so far this year. it's the third on the island of oahu just this month. turning to sports, eighth week of the nfl kicks off tonight with the patriots hosting the dolphins. >> as for last night's world series action we get the highlights from the fellas at espn. >> good morning. welcome to our "sportscenter" set in los angeles.
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this is neil everett. we got game two of the world series and more nba action so baseball is first. >> i'm not the only one with great hair. cueto and degrom had great hair too. tied at one. two on eric hosmer. the degrominator taken to the cleaners in the fifth. gave up four in the fifth. he had given up four in 20 innings over his first three postseason game, that was all cueto needed. i mean this is why they got him from cincinnati. loves pitching at home. he says, hey, it's no different, but his last start at toronto he wasn't very good. he he goes -- he goes the full nine, stan. >> yeah. >> royals up 2-0. spurs and thunder from oklahoma city. kevin durante is back played just 27 games last year due to that foot injury. had 22 point, shot 6 for 19 but russell westbrook was fantastic in this game. knocked that one down from the three-point range.
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ten assists for him. thunder up by five. kawhi leonard, career high 32 points for leonard. that foul there hit the free throw and cut it to a two-point lead. the pull-up. way short. aldridge, 11 points and 4 for 12 shooting in his spurs debut, oklahoma city wins it 11-1 hief112-106. workplace of the future, the new desk for the lazy worker. and going viral, the dance-off between a teenager and a police officer. across america, people like basketball hall of famer dominique wilkins... ...are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes... ...with non-insulin victoza . for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal.
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. the decision to leave is your giving up everything you have worked for your whole life. >> if you knew that tom cruise was watching this, what would you say to him? >> the first look is on "gma." then the "20/20" exclusive friday on abc. time now to check "the pulse" starting with the internet having a lot of fun with the awol military blimp. >> the military lost control of the giant unmanned surveillance blimp in maryland. well, the memes started even before it landed in pennsylvania. here's one of the blimp with lionel richie's face and the caption, is it me you're looking for? >> hello. >> hello. >> this one, showing the blimp in that famous "free willy" scene and the caption be free. >> and tom brady's face with the text, let that blimp make it to new england, i'll deflate it. >> it was a funny moment but they've captured it.
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>> the memes are great for those. an ohio artist combining the spirit of halloween with the presidential election season. take a look. this is -- that's her with her great creation, the trumpkin. a giant pumpkin transformed into a replica of trump's head, hair and all. >> she painted the face on then she used a 30-inch wig to complete the look. kind of realistic, yes, no. >> some would say the only thing to match something that big, his ego. >> oh. whoa, whoa, whoa. >> some would say. well, next what do you think your boss might have to say about a desk when you can actually lay down and do your work. no, we're really not kidding. there actually is one. >> it's called the altwork station and, yes, it lets you recline on the job. >> it's all electronically controlled. there's a keyboard. there's a mouse. they stay in place thanks to magnets and you can see it tilting up there. you recline. >> yeah, it can remember the
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exact positions that you prefer, all those features are going to be costly, though. nearly 4 grand if you preorder it now. >> nobody comes to clean your teeth. >> you said it kind of looks like a dental chair in it looks exactly like a dental chair. >> and some novocain. all right. so you might call this dancing with the cop. it started when a washington, d.c. police officer broke up a teen brawl. one of the teens walked up to the cop and starteded nae nae dance and a female officer laughed and said she had better moves than that and then showed them off. >> but that officer looks like she can get down. i would be careful challenging that officer. the dance-off is now going viral. the teen said she never thought the cops would be that call. the police chief, the may your all applauding it but the officer says she's so embarrassed it became so big but this is a great case of community politicianing gone right.
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checking our top stories, marco rubio could be the big winner after the most contentious republican debate yet. all the candidates took shots at each other and the moderators. wisconsin republican paul ryan set to be elected speaker of the house today. a former vice presidential candidate ryan takes over from john boehner who is leaving congress. the attorney for the fired deputy caught on camera throwing a south carolina student says that deputy was lawful and administrators say police officers mustbe held to a higher standard. in today's weather, rain in the west except where it's needed the most. and heavy rainfall ends in the northeast with mild temperatures later on today. beautiful beautiful. well, there's no rain on the map for los angeles today. that's not often the case. during california's drought. >> but despite the forecast there is one place in l.a. where
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one is going to get wet. k kabc checked it out. >> reporter: what better treat for drought-stricken southern californians than a dry stroll through a downpour. this art installation aptly named rain room blends science and technology to create an art experience, sensors stop the rain around you as you slowly walk through. lacma's director addressed the number one question. >> everyone will ask about the rain room and water and i said, how great is it to have a little rain in southern california? this rain room actually uses a tiny amount. >> reporter: some 528 gallons of water is recycled through the rain room with little evaporation. a family of four uses 400 gallons a day and it's filtered and will be inspected weekly. this is the art work of random international. a london based studio for contemporary art where the exhibit first opened three years ago then went to new york where neither audience may have appreciated 9 rain experience like l.a. might.
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>> you might have people who want to just see what it looks like to have something wet coming down. >> yeah, that was weird for u. as well, to imagine that. in london it's a fairly u ubiquitous phenomenon. special to bring it here where it's not. >> just to walk through rain like this and not get wet. >> no, of course, that was the initial -- we thought, like, okay, how would this be? there was nothing where we could go to try this out. >> reporter: the trick to keeping dry is letting technology lead you slowly through your space. picture taking and social posting are greatly encouraged with the #rainroom. aid dryalfred, abc news. >> it opens up on sunday and will be there through march in l.a. so at least they'll get some rain.


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