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making news in america this morning -- severe flooding. remnants from one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded. now drenching parts of the u.s. widespread rainfall. up to ten inches in some areas. we're tracking it all. breaking overnight. while watching tragedy. a boat packed with passengers suddenly capsizes. the new video just in. and cancer concern. the world health organization set to make an announcement about certain meat. putting them in the same category as cigarettes. and going viral. a friendly seal jumping on mans a boat for a selfie and a
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and we do say good monday morning to you, everyone. we want to get straight to the video and many of these images that we're getting overnight from texas. showing the menacing soaking floods that -- this scenes from texas. they're hoping they'll finally get a chance to dry out today from the widespread flooding that fild up homes as well as cars and triggered dramatic water rescues. louisiana getting the worst of the rain this morning. fueled by the remnants of hurricane patricia. converging with another powerful storm. let's get the latest from bazi kanani. >> reporter: the lone star state drenched. up to 0 inches falg over parts of texas. >> we have to boat over there right now. >> reporter: emergency crews going in with boats and humvees. a close call for the more than
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this man and his dog pulled from their flooded truck. another man stuck when he waded in to find his submerged vehicle. >> i watched my car slowly disappear. >> reporter: when flood waters derailed this freight train, the people on board swam to safety. a cow needed help getting back on solid ground. in san antonio, rescuered reached man swept more than a mile through a storm drain. >> you can imagine crashing along the walls in there. it was a wild ride for him. >> reporter: the storms swept in with damaging wibds, two reported tornadoes. >> i looked out the window. you saw a whirlwind of trash. >> reporter: flags warn of the dangerous surf. waving up to ten feet high forced an empty tanker to run aground. here flooding in neighboring louisiana. power outages forced businesses
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others get big on candle light. baz zi kanakanani, abc news, washington. >> no reported weather-related deaths. less sonned learned from the storms in may kept drivers out of danger. >> we turn to justin povick, accuweather meteorologist. justin, good morning to you. >> thanks and good morning to you. a welcome break for eastern texas. no additional heavy rain. now we turn to areas further east. throughout alabama, georgia, from new orleans to mobile, the threat here for gusty thunderstorms and flash flooding. all this rain, eventually, has it sights set on the tennessee valley and then midweek for the norris east. reena and kennedys dis, let's toss it back to you. mexico survived the worst hurricane ever.
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friday as a category 5. it weakened as it hit the mountains. nearly 3,000 homes were damaged. puerto vallarta and other resort areas were spared. breaking overnight, a deadly whale-watching accident. a boat carrying 27 people went down in calm what person the boat was called "the leviathan ii." at least five people were killed. 21 were rescued. eight are in the hospital this morning. authorities are starting to look into what possibly caused the boat to sink. a spokesman says the incident happened in weather perfectly fine for this time of year. new charges this morning in the deadly crash at the oklahoma state university homecoming parade. thousands of spectators were watching when a car plowed into them from behind, killing four people, including a 2-year-old.
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the driver, adacia chambers facing four counts of second-degree murder. her lawyer says she may suffer from mental illness. >> there was a period where, i think that for a better lack of terms, she could have blacked out. she only remembers from what was communicated with me, the end of the crash. people removing her from the car. shards of glass being everywhere. >> prosecutors are waiting for results of a blood test to see if she was impaired by drugs or alcohol. she's expected to appear in court later today. an extraordinary look inside a commando raid in iraq. u.s. special forces and kurdish troops freeing 70 men. the pentagon says they were about to be executed. the troops clear room after room. one american was lost. the body of master sergeant
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home on sunday. vice president joe biden is revealing more about his decision to not seek the presidency. he tells cbs he didn't run because he didn't think he could win. as to what took so long, his family was still grieving the loss of his son, beau. >> any granddaughter, we're by the swimming pool, mom says, time for dinner. even goes up. she's lying between my legs with her head on my chest and turns around and puts her arms around me and starts sobbing. the time. i see daddy all the time. pop, you smell like daddy. you're not going to leave me, are you, pop? >> tough. biden said there was no truth to the rumor that beau made a death bed request that his father run for ppt.
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hillary clinton is about to turn 68. there was a party. am amy schumer performed. as well as john legend. donald trump refusing to apologize for a remark about carson's religion. he said he was presbyterian. said it was middle of the rode. he said carson was a seventh dayed a venn 'tis. he said, i just don't know about that. carson says trump class rossed the line. chris christie, not making fans yesterday. he was asked to leave the quiet car on an amtrak train because he was talking on his phone. a fellow passenger posted that shot. christie accidentally sat in the quiet car and left promptly when asked. i admit. i have sat in the quiet car. >> by accident? >> yes. >> and people are touch about that.
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take a look at the early morning sky this week for something you won't see for a long time. and, one month until thanksgiving and the busy travel weekend. what experts are saying about gas prices for the millions of people planning to hit the road. plus, mass i have explosion. a home levelled with a woman inside. how she walked away. and what caused it to happen? i really like this organic soup. r at least we know what campbell's
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significant gains and job security protection. good news. american drivers continue to get a break at the gas pump. the national average now $2.20. prices dropped nine cents over the past week. since february, falling 55 cents. aaa predicting the national average dropping below $2 by new year's. and a new strategy in place at american airlines. a more no-frills approach. starting next year, american says it will offer tickets with less frills and cheap prices where it competes on nonstop flights with discount carriers. american says it can't go away from that side of the business. it was a dreadful weekend for new movies at the box office. that meant holdovers toork up to top three spots. "the martian" brought in nearly $16 million.
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and "bridge spies" was third. raising the risk. processed meat and the link to cancer. risky rescue. departments use a little ingenuity to pull an alligator out of a storm drain. before fibromyalgia, i was on the go. i was organized. i was a doer. then the chronic, widespread pain drained my energy. my doctor and i agreed helps ease fibromyalgia pain. she also prescribed lyrica. fibromyalgia is thought to be the result of overactive nerves. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. for some patients, lyrica significantly relieves fibromyalgia pain and improves physical function. with less pain, i feel better and can be more active. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression or unusual changes in
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mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling or blurry vision. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain and swelling of hands, legs and feet. don't drink alcohol while taking lyrica. don't drive or use machinery until you know how lyrica affects you. those who have had a drug or alcohol problem may be more likely to misuse lyrica. fibromyalgia may have changed things but with less pain, i'm still a doer. ask your doctor about lyrica today. lyrica, move forward with less fibromyalgia pain. r quilted northern works so well people can forget their bathroom experience. r just like they forgot conductor randy, t who sees all and forgets nothing. r at least he's not
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irresistible moments... ...deserve irresistibles treats. new from meow mix, r with real salmon, chicken or tuna. r the only treat cats ask for by name. the storm that left texas underwater is now drenching
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parts of louisiana, as it moves east. those blinding downpours are coming down so hard, it's making tough for drivers on slick roads. baton rouge got more than ten inches of rain in the past 48 hours. and more of the same on the way for nashville, memphis, and the florida panhandle. all that rain will flood roads along the gulf coast from louisiana to the florida panhandle and into the tennessee valley. streets will be slick at times in the pacific northwest, central rockies and upper midwest. airport delays possible in houston, new orleans, memphis, and atlanta. this morning, the world health organization is set to make a disturbing announcement about processed meats. >> the internal agency for cancer will list processed meat as a carcinogenic substance.
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alcohol, cigarettes, and asbestos. some organizations are blasting the study. a high school in chicago nourng death of a teenager from its football team. 17-year-old andre smith passed away after a hit to the head he thursday. >> an autopsy found the cause of his death was blunt force trauma. over the weekend, smith's friends gathered on a football field to mourn. some holding jerseys with his number on it. >> andre was not only a teammate and a best friend he was like a brother to me. he was a brother to me. >> so much heart break. smith is the seventh high school football player to die this season. his passing comes just as a report by the nation's top doctors blaming serious football injuries on tackling, particularly illegal hits that go unpun nushd ished in game. an exploex and fire
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the woman who lived there, escaped with her life. within a half hour, the house collapsed. gas is suspected in the blast. investigators will return there today. zplnchs an zplnchs >> an unusual call to to sheriff's department. in seminole, florida. that's an ail gate person the deputies used a dog's leash. then tried duct tape to tape the mouth shut wildlife officials have moved him to an alligator farm. >> they were going to try the handcuffs next. now for some sports. excitement ahead of the world series is cranking pup the. mets are now in kansas city. for the start of the series against the royals. >> the fall classic begins tomorrow night. game one and two are in k.c. the series switches wac to new york beginning friday. games three through five. for football highlights, we
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go to our guys at espn. john buccigross and john anderson inside the studios's "sportscenter." >> we have two johns and two new york football teams. i'll take the blue. the giants taking on the cowboys. tied at 20-20, fourth quarter. after a dallas touchdown, dwayne harris takes the kickoff. off he goes. and i'm telling you what, if you're in the backyard playing touch football, he scores. then cole beasley. back to receive the punt. they get the ball back, no, they're not going to get the ball back and try to score. giants win it, 27-20. the other new york steam was in new england on sunday against tom brady and the patriots. the jets down by three. brady hits gronkowski. jets got within seven. trying to hurry up and stop the clock, so they can try one hail
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the problem is, if you commit a penalty, with one second to go, they run off the rest of the clock. and you lose the game. up with more fooshl game to be had. monday night on espn. it's morning now. stay up late. it's good for you. ravens-cardinals. 8:15. "monday night countdown" begins at 6:00. both of these guys can pitch the magic bean. >> and both of those within johns. a soccer goal scored at speed etch the fastest players in the world have no chance of matching. >> that deer was at top speed racing across the field when it hit the ball, which ended up in the back of the net. it just kept on going, going, going, going. as those kids looked on in amazement. christian know ronaldo. jealous? >> the galaxy will sign him up. up knicks in "the pulse." a woman's viral video sparking a debate.
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>> yes, it is. get them up early. down to earth fashion advice opinions. jamie was on her way to buy new leggings when she had to share her thoughts. >> her facebook rant is called leggings ain't pants. take a listen. >> some of you people like to use leggings at britches. as pants pants. that ain't how they're supposed to be wore. if you can't wear a shirt that coffers your tail so i can't tell you have as tech print thongs on, you don't need to be wearing them. they're too tight that i can see a tattoo on your leg, they're too tight. that's called panty hose, honey. panty hose. >> i don't know what i love more. the southern drawl or the britches being called pants. yeah. >> what would she think of spanx?
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>> very good. >> it's been shared hundreds of thousands of times. spl she had rants about bad drivers and short shorts. check them out. next up, remember "the titanic." of course. there's an item that sold at auction that proves the fascination of the sinking of xwt the titanic" is still alive. it's known as a spillers pand papd pilot biscuit. >> it sold for nearly $23,000. it was part of a survival kit in one of the rescue boats and was saved by one man as a souvenir. >> shock ppg. >> you don't have to be a four-legged creature to be man's best friend. you don't need legs at palm. >> check out this friendly seal. it jumped on this man's boat in the san diego bay. put his head on his shoulder, buddy. >> the seal didn't mind taking selfies.
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i would be terrified he would bite my neck. >> i would be kreepd out by that. more news after this. before fibromyalgia, i was on the go. i was organized. i was a doer. then the chronic, widespread pain drained my energy. my doctor and i agreed moving more helps ease fibromyalgia pain. she also prescribed lyrica. fibromyalgia is thought to be the result of overactive nerves. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. for some patients,
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lyrica significantly relieves fibromyalgia pain and improves physical function. with less pain, i feel better and can be more active. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression or unusual changes in mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling or blurry vision. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain and swelling of hands, legs and feet. don't drink alcohol while taking lyrica. don't drive or use machinery until you know how lyrica affects you. those who have had a drug or alcohol problem may be more likely to misuse lyrica. fibromyalgia may have changed things but with less pain, i'm still a doer. ask your doctor about lyrica today. lyrica, move forward with less fibromyalgia pain. p my wife just hit a deer. we're going to need a great body shop, [upset deer bleats] he just froze. p yeah. they just freeze in the headlights. but it's cool. we know just the place. pwhatever you need, whenever you
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we know just the place. checking our top stories, a boat carrying 27 people on a whale-watching trip off british columbia has gone down, killing at least five people. a police spokesman says the weather was quote perfectly fine for this time of year. a court appearance for a suspect accused of driving her car into an oklahoma homecoming parade. the storm that swamped texas over the weekend is now drenching louisiana as it moves east and north. drivers will have to cope with pounding rain all the way into the florida panhandle. and look at today's weather, aside from the rainy south, showers in the pa sifing northwest and northern rockies. mild with late-day rain from the
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well, finally this monday morning, drones. expected to be the most pop lay gift this year. >> all those flying machines do have their benefits. as brandi hitt reports. >> reporter: they are everywhere. from small hobby drones highly sophisticated military vehicles. just in the camera is a couple million dollars. a dramatic increase in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the oous. some consider it a curse. others a pleszing. >> this is our operations center. >> reporter: we were granted rare access. for the first time, this was used in a local search and rescue mission. these are the teams op right the aircraft and his cameras from hundredses, sometimes thousands of miles away. >> we can give them real time within seconds. going on. >> reporter: the aircraft fire.
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manned aircraft couldn't fly. >> reporter: and beaming these images to the fire command stoernt ground. this was instant? >> instant. they predicted we saved four days of containment. >> reporter: at the same time, over the counter drones are increasele. one close call after the next this year with commercial airplanes and fire-flighting aircraft battling deadly wild first. >> we're having to ground aerial resources. if you fly, we can't. >> reporter: that danger has prompted the federal government to require all drones be registered. fire crews welcome the reerp's help because it can stay in the air 24 hours. this partnership is likely just beginning. >> the number of remotely flown aircraft pilots will become

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