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and america ferrera as well as a cast of other socially minded celebrities. very interesting story. >> very interesting indeed. the news is coming up next. >> and we'll see you next good morning, we have breaking news for you right now at 11 am. in the last hour i will police -- iowa killing 2 police officers this morning. it is 46 years old. officials say he surrendered to a department of national resources officer in dallas county iowa. he is right now in custody of the iowa state patrol. what happened is just after 1:00 this morning police believe he shot and killed in urbandale police officer as he sat in his patrol car.
thing to a des moines police officer blocks away from the first shooting. speaking only hours after learning to fellow officers have died, iowa police say they believe the was an ambush. >> and all appearances it looks like that, these officers were ambushed. where just a few hours into this. it doesn't look like there was any interaction between these officers and whoever the coward is that shot him while they sat in their best that we have. hope of them were in their cars . >> the name of those officers have not been released. i will police say they will give another update this afternoon if not sooner. we will stay on top of the story and get you updates as we learn more right now let's handed over to leigh and get a check on the weather . it has been a mild start to this wednesday. we are starting to show the actual
county. are a lot more clouds and it is breezy. temperatures are responding, look at this. the wind is coming out of the east. notice the extra cloud cover in places like highland and polk county. maybe a quick shower is going to start to move through. if it starts to rain, stay inside it will go away. otherwise notice temperatures are still warming up. a quick passing shower today and tomorrow. cold front on friday really going to coolest down for the weekend. i will have more on that coming up. on the campaign trail today, joe biden will be back in tampa campaigning for hillary clinton. this comes with just 6 days to go until the election. as democrats worry about one key part of their voter base. candace mccowan is live at the
trying to gain more black voter support is that correct? >> reporter: they absolutely are. that is one area they are having issues with because they are not showing up the same way they did 4 years ago. take a look at some of this video. this is also why bill clinton spoke at the rec center in st. petersburg. of programs called souls to encouraging people to vote this weekend. clinton was also in the bay area working to motivate voters. she was introduced by alicia machado. she also used her as a jumping point to talk about donald trump neshek comments about women and those of other races. biden is expected to take the stage in a few minutes. he also has another appearance
with less than a week before election day, the big unknown is how soon the fbi will wrap up it has shaq clinton email investigation. it is a major issue with undecided voters. more than a quarter of independent voters says it makes them less likely to vote for clinton. the prospect that they will finish the investigation is unlikely. with 26 million early votes are ready cast, do urging democrats to go back in states where it is allowed and change their votes before election day. >> if you live here, michigan, pennsylvania, minnesota, those 4 places, you can change your vote to donald trump will make america great again. >> that was donald trump speaking in wisconsin, state that allows you to change your
>> today clinton is campaigning out west in arizona and nevada. she is rallying their female voters. donald trump is in florida today. he will speak to miami at noon. his message right now, repealing obama care. premiums are estimated to go up 19 percent next year. meredith is in the new center with trump has shaq plans for the affordable care act. >> reporter: donald trump is vowing to repeal obama care. it is a hot an issue for gop voters to the polls. this is also play for independents and democrats who might be disappointed with obama care and proposed premium hikes. in pennsylvania on tuesday donald trump told the crowd that obama care means higher prices, fewer choices, and lower quality. >> ensures are leaving, premiums are soaring, doctors are leaving, companies are
>> they argue increase competition between the big insurance companies will produce better insurance options . since rick scott has opposed participating in the affordable care act, it is unclear what kind of impact of those changes would have. after he speaks in miami, donald trump will head to orlando for 4 pm rally and then onto pensacola. tomorrow he is in jacksonville and president obama will be there rallying voters for hillary cl happening today, a recruitment open house as a florida highway patrol faces a trooper shortage. many troopers will be retiring in the next few years, and the agency needs to fill those positions soon. the open houses at the fhp office. recruiters have their work cut out for them. florida troopers have the
recent public distrust and attacks on law-enforcement in general. if you want to help your community, help solve these problems, you need to come join us. >> again that recruitment open house is happening at the braid intent -- bradenton fhp office . take a look, this is what appears to be a office tell us that man and an accomplice broke into the farmers market on fletcher avenue east. they claim they drink soda and ate fruit. deputies are not sure the man in the video was wearing a tutu or perhaps a cheerleading outfit . it also looks like he may be wearing a rake -- wake -- wake -- wig.
a father that was jet skiing with his 3-year-old son died . he had taken his son jet skiing but never returned. the little boy was on the loan on a small island unharmed. the edge magazine has named the university of south florida the best four-year college in the us for veterans. the rankings recognize colleges for there commitment to the success of student veterans in 5 categories, university culture, academic outcome, student support, academic policies, consistently placed in the top 5 but this is the first time they have placed a number one on the list. a huge night and sports. tonight the cubs can win their first world series title since 1908. and claimant could bring home -- and cleveland could
series title in several years. the indians have andrew miller ready to go and a strong bullpen behind him. >> former rays manager now cubs skipper joe maddon has john leicester ready in the bullpen if needed as ready as chatman, the only edge in the game is home field advantage. we arego going to happen tonight. a stolen base in game one means free tacos at taco bell today. it is the fast food chain's steal a base, steal a taco promo. francisco lindner stole 2nd in the bottom of the first inning in the last week when her. that means we can all -- winner . that means we can all get a free doritos taco across the
go 7 games but i don't know will -- with the matchup like it has to go to game 7. the anticipation has been building so it is winner take all tonight. starbucks is no controversy -- is no stranger to controversy during the holidays. we find not we are in the holiday season. it is all here and holiday hiring is also here. we will citing the top 5 companies hiring this holiday season -- we will tell you the top 5 countries -- companies hiring this holiday season .
welcome back, lots of world records out there and they are meant to be broken. there are so many you can certainly find one to break. guinness just put out a challenge for you. >> it is the most sticky notes placed on your face and 60 seconds. right now the record belongs to 22-year-old taylor from iowa. her speed, 60 stickies in the record is a fun challenge that anyone can try but it comes with very strict rules. all the sticky notes must be attached one at a time to the skin of your face. once the one minute is up they must remain stuck to your face for a minimum of 10 seconds. >> how are you going to be that. >>-- how are you going to beat that .
their 15 minutes of fame. taylor from iowa, congratulations. you have arrived. we do have beautiful weather it has been dry with the blue sky. today we are seeing a little bit of a change. we are seeing very tiny showers. let me show you what it looks like outside. it is not breaking records but it is beautiful. 79 degrees at the famous tate betting er -- begging -- famous tate betting center -- famous tate betting center and appliances 79 degrees. we can see the old glory line with the southeast wind at 10 miles-per-hour. hopefully we will have a clear skies. in the night sky carl took this picture with 3 bright
i hope you are able to get outside and see this. notice what is has -- notice what has been happening , all of the rain generates out here and then it gets pushed toward the west. the rain that makes it here is very small. here's the one that passed through lakeland just south of i-4 in polk county . we have this one.org rain that just pushed through fort meade. this is our 10 percent if you actually get a shower it is not going to last long in that is what is happening. we will keep that in the forecast for the rest of the day. 82 at 1 pm, 85 at 4. right now it is already 80 in wimauma. lakeland you are near 75 degrees but a little more cloudy . we saw the clouds coming in off the atlantic ocean. winds speeds, they are still breezy but not as strong as we have
per-hour in sarasota but not quite as strong as it has been for the past few days. the stray shower will remain possible. today we will see passing clouds with a 10 percent rain chance this afternoon. tomorrow morning partly cloudy above average. we are leaving in your 10 percent rain chance tomorrow as well. it is not a big change but the big story is the approaching cold front that comes through here on friday will still not bring much rain. it will usher in is windy. we will fall back on saturday night meeting you will get the extra hour of sleep. the sun will rise earlier. when you take the kids to school it will be lighter when they get to the bus stop. it's dark when you come home from school the. >> with the cold front coming through you may get yourself a
one week before the presidential election, starbucks announced it is rolling out unity cups and people are not happy. mary mcguire caught up with some java heads here in the bay area to see what they have to say about the new look. >> reporter: this may look like a simple green cop but it is causing controversy -- cop -- cup but it is causing controversy. offensive about it. it has a lot of different nationalities in it and we should be unified. it features a mosaic of more than 100 people drawn in a continuous line as a reminder as our shared values but that sentiment did not sit well with some folks. one twitter user wrote, screw you, my coffee should not and does not comp with political brainwashing. >> come on it is a paper cut
it away and not keep it. >> people say they care what is inside the cup and not what is on it. >> it keeps me up and keeps me running and that is it. >> it is not the first time starbucks has been in hot water over their cups. last year they introduced plain red cups for the holidays removing symbols of the season. these new cups are available exclusively at starbucks stores in the united states. important to know, the new cop is not the chain's annual holiday cup. -- that will roll out in the future. the holiday season is upon us. retailers are looking for holiday helpers. nearly 740,000 seasonal workers are expected to be hired for the holidays. the companies hiring the most on your screen. macy's, jcpenney, office depot
gap and kohl's. amazon hired more than 14,000 of it has shaq temporary workers -- 's -- it's temporary workers. an estimated 27.3 million people will fly between november 15 airlines are preparing larger planes and adding flights. staple plans to help there employees prepare for college. they will give $100 a month to some of it's employees help pay tuition and pay off loans. each person can get as much is $3600 over the course of 3 years . the plan is offered to the top performers chosen by
sales team. who is working on an alternative to cable for cord cutters. they revealed some of the networks you will be able to watch. they have reached deals with disney and fox to live stream content when the service launches next year. that is far more than just 2 channels. the deal with fox includes fx, fox news, and national geographic. reduce the one includes abc and cnn and cbs. if the only emoji you ever used is the smiley face that deserves a face pump. for the apple new software update that is what you're going to get. it is the face pump emoji. it is one of dozen new emoji that they will add in the ios new
food items and some work related emoji. apple has not revealed the release date for the software update but be patient and you will get them soon. having a baby as many of you may know is an expensive experience, but here's a question: should you have to pay the hospital if the baby was born in the parking lot? >> that is what happened to a woman in palm beach county.
>> reporter: it wasn't the way she plan to bring her baby girl into this world. >> we drove up and my husband ran out and i said she is crowning and her head came out. her husband caught the baby's head but nurses ran out to help with the rest of the delivery. the baby was born in the fire lane of the hospital's parking lot. >> to me it was beautiful. it didn't matter if it was in my house or the car. coming. the hospital sent her a bill for $7000, the delivery room feet when in essence she didn't need -- fee when in essence she did and you might help -- much help . >> reporter: a spokesperson told me the administration has no comment. >> there saying everything was built appropriately. she said she planned for the birthing cost prior to delivery, but since she never made it to the delivery room she thought the
>> i knew i was responsible for $5000. i get that here i will pay the bill, that is not the issue. the issue is, i look at this delivery charge and i think that's a little outrageous. >> she says she is going to pay the bill even though she says the baby was delivered and -- and the car prior -- in the car prior to her arrival. at the thanksgiving table there are 2 discuss, politics and religion. >> don't do it. sometimes it is not a single the thing to share with families , but when it comes to dating it could be okay. you want to find someone you mesh with so you have to find out their political views. >> but what about on the first day we find out how it has become a deal baker for singles -- dealbreaker for singles in
this is mike's office. he doesn't get paid. too often marco rubio didn't show up and failed us when he did. i am patrick murphy. to get things done, you've got to show up.
you've got to work together. whether it's protecting social security and women's health care or growing the economy, we've got to start solving problems instead of pointing fingers. i am patrick murphy and i approve this message
dating in politics p or the 2 don't mix but it is kind of necessary -- dating and politics. the 2 don't mix but it is kind of necessary. fx will soon be felt across the country from a fire -- fx be felt across the country. good morning, let's get a check on the weather with leigh . >> we have seen clouds spreading across the area. in tampa we're at 79 degrees and breezy. the wind is coming out of the east to southeast. clouds are streaming in and embedded in those clouds really
. there's a heavy batch of rain that is about to move through in the southern portions of highland county. it is also more humid. it is 82 plant city. inverness 77. 77 st. pete. as we head through the rest of the afternoon, notice the sky cast. there will be patchy cloud cover . at some points there is about a 10 percent chance you will see a quick light shower. we keep our 10 percent rain chance in just through the evening. overnight tonight we are down to 78 degrees. by 9 pm 78 degrees. 85 as well above average. look at this temperature trend. we get the a-ok from emoji and -- man , 77 on saturday. we have the numbers on how many people are taking advantage of early voting. nearly 32 percent of registered
their ballots. that translates to more than 4 million people. republicans have a slightly, 1.6 5 million votes have come from republicans compared to 1.6 3 million votes from democrats. nearly 700,000 voters with no party affiliation have also voted. first dates could be uncomfortable, putting politics on the table could be pretty risky. >> similar are becoming a priority for some singles. >> reporter: when it comes to choosing a partner for life, people can get pretty picky with specific requirements on everything from heights and hair color. >> i have a lot of friends who go on to state and their opposite political views make them call it off. >> now they're plant city a new box some people want checked and that is on the same side of the ticket.
-- matchmaker tells us now more than ever clients have been coming to her laying down their own political deal breakers. >> this year more than ever because of all of the excitement going on around the debates, the election, and that sort of thing, people that are passionate about it one in sure that there partner or potential partner has similar values or them -- beliefs. campaign talk isn't taboo anymore even at >> i think you have to. that is all the news is filled with. i think it would be more strange not to talk about politics. >> reporter: just because your ballot domain you 2 are the perfect match. >> it can work. it depends on how people communicate, what they communicate about. it is great to have differing opinions. further proof, 2016
politics could increase your chance of getting a 2nd day by 91 percent. making news around the world this morning, all 33 chinese coal miners trapped after an explosion are now confirmed dead. only 2 miners survive that explosion. were able to get out -- they were able to get out shortly after the explosion. several things were to analysis of the malaysia airlines flight 370 explains no one was controlling the plane when it plunged into the ocean. this goes against recent theories that someone was at the controls of the plane at the end of it's flight. the tragedy happened just off australia's west coast. in malaysia, an incredible testament to human strength. a tourist was found alive in
rescue lifted him out of the jungle the helicopter. they found him in an area called hidden valley, deep ravine about 5 to 6 miles from the base camp. aside from hunger he said he had infected cuts on his feet but sustained no major injuries . australia media reported. more updates in a deadly memphis park shooting were one person was killed and others injured. police say 6 people opened fire night. residents heard at least 17 shots fired. a 16-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene. 5 it was were taken to the hospital. their conditions are known. the driver of a pickup truck that killed 4 people after it plunged off a bridge is expected in court. the driver was arrested on the
influence. he faces 4 counts of vehicular homicide. a state of emergency is in effect in alabama following a deadly gas line explosion. the gas happen -- the blast happened not too far away from another blast a few weeks ago. one worker died in the explosion . 5 others were injured when an excavator struck the gas line igniting the fire. the flames could be seen for miles. >> when flames coming out and smoke on top of that, it was terrifying. the explosion came miles from a lake a few weeks ago on the same line that stretches from texas to the new york harbor. september's rupture sparked gas shortages. in new mexico, crazy dramatic rescue caught on camera by a police officer's body
officer coming to the aid of the 87-year-old woman. police say she had been driving on a flat tire to see her doctor when that tire caught fire. you can see the flames and lots of smoke coming. the officer was able to get the woman out of the car just in time. even rescued hurricane before putting out the fire himself. that woman was checked for smoke inhalation but is said to be doing okay. the epipen device, but it is shrouded in controversy. the prices skyrocketed over the years and has no competition -- until now . coming up, the device that promises to rival the epipen and be much more affordable. halloween is over but that doesn't mean buying pumpkins is over. . we have mostly clear skies
under state attorney mark ober's watch, rape and sexual assault are on the rise. ober is not just ineffective, he declined to prosecute a man who forced a girl into sexual slavery, even blamed the victim. ober: she was with him voluntarily. our community deserves new leadership. andrew warren, an experienced prosecutor, will reallocate resources to target violent crime, including gun violence, rape, and domestic abuse.
i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in
the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh.
christmas is still nearly 2 months away. >> my daughter told me 54 days today. it might be a little early to start decking the halls but not too early to think about it. the us capitol christmas journey to the nation's capital. hundreds of spectators are expected to be on hand to watch workers cut down this year check capitol christmas tree. it all leads up to the big day, the capital tree lighting, not too far away, december 6. this year workers are up team to cut down the spruce with a crosscut saw.
never been used to cut down the national tree. >> it will take a little while . >> they will get a great workout. as we head toward the last couple of weeks it has argued in feeling a little more comfortable but we will really feel the quarter this weekend. will start by taking a look outside. today is going to be one of our more humid days, today and tomorrow because we are waiting on the cold front. this is the way it lo degrees. there is a breeze in spots. sun city center is all so showing you a little more cloud cover. all of the rain is coming in off of the gulf of mexico. it is a moisture stream. by the time the rain gets here it is tiny showers that are very quick moving. if you get under one of them, if you blink you might miss it. here's one crossing our state
it may be just a drizzle just south of i-4 in hillsborough . we have heavier downpours starting to move toward 27 toward the southern portion of highlands county. i left in the rain chance, but it is not a very big chance, but a 10 percent chance. 82 at one of, -- , you will notice the extra humidity when you go outside 84 in venice right now. 78 breeze that is coming out of the east to northeast anywhere from 5 up to 50 miles-per-hour. sustained winds. and we have some areas that are a little bit stronger. 21 mile per hour right now in plant city. there is a bit more more sure around so the tiny rain chance is the same as tomorrow. it is slim because we are waiting on the change of
look what a difference it does. temperatures go below average with a high of 77 saturday and 70 sunday. saturday night you set your clocks back in you get an extra hour of sleep and it will appear the sun will rise in our earlier. the maker of epipen may once again face some real competition. you may remember the prices up more than 400 percent in the past decade. the edward brothers are reintroducing th medication. they are determined to make it affordable . they sold the rights back in 2013. a one under a voluntary recall. they have regained those rights and made some changes hoping to make it more reliable and affordable. >> fully robotic production assembly line that includes over 100 quality checks so we can ensure consistent and reliable delivery.
in mid 2017. the price has not been set but they are exploring ways to make it affordable and to make the device easier to carry. we are in the final stretch to the heart walk and we are making strides. we just need just a little more help to reach that $100,000 goal for the american heart association. right now we're only about $7000 short. we made $1000 in just the la thank you to the following friends and family of mine for their generous donation, sherry and todd meza. my daughter raise $200 with the lemonade stand, and kim for her $150 donation. you will see different names scrolling in all of today's newscasts, viewers who have stepped up and are helping us meet that goal.
raise so every dollar you donate counts us to. just go to wfla.com/heart walk for details. right now we're in manatee awareness month. of course manatees are near and dear to us in the bay area. these giants can reach links of over 14 feet and weigh more than 3000 pounds. they are nick named see cows this time of year they can be spotted by the power plants springs as they search for warmer waters in the going golf make sure you take a trip to see one. what is the other animal we all love around here? sea turtles. nesting season ended monday and it was a prolific one.
in the making. last year only 699 were counted -- nest were counted. more than 18,000 baby turtles made it out to the golf from those numbers. numbers are still coming in but definitely some great news for our total -- turtle population . what you are seeing here is not a manatee, the bureau of land management not know what to make of it. they posted it online asking for suggestions. they said it is most like frazzle ice stuck to a rope. so much for it being a sea monster. it is small crystals a frozen missed that when mixed with water becomes sort of like
know pumpkins are not just for halloween anymore. we're joined now with the gorgeous idea. hopefully you did not throw away your halloween pumpkins because today we are going to repurpose them with some succulents. pumpkin succulent centerpieces are trending on pinterest in all shapes and sizes serving decor ideas. >> it is a huge trend. the tone for this thanksgiving is a little more neutral. >> you start with some pumpkin and some adhesive spray. you just need to worry about coding the tops. >> spray that. do a little bit around and a little bit down the side because you wanted to look natural.>> next, place moss near the stamp.
any craft store. this is spanish moss. you can go out in your garden and find this. you spray it or use it natural. >> then you will need it to gun in some succulents. >> try to find -- a nice way to put this. >> it minutes. until next week, happy pinning. >> it looks pretty neat. >> if this is a project you want to do with your kids, let them place them off in you handle the glue gun because those things can be hot. >> they used to be so popular in the 90s. >> if you want to follow gail on pinterest, she is pinned a
lady gaga is busy these days. she is about to get even busier. the performer will combine music and fashion. she will headline the victoria's secret fashion show in paris. this comes before she headlines the super bowl half time show every. it looked like she was modeling some victoria's secret right there. we are few weeks away from
johnny depp will make a cameo in the first and moment then take the star role in the sequel . all of this is according to the hollywood reporter. we're not sure who this character is, but the next fantastic beast movie slated for november slated for november 2018. it has a built-in audience on sure will be a success. if you want to be a wizard you do not need a wand all you need is your android phone. android users all you have to say is okay google then loomis knocks to turn the flashlight feature on and off. same silencio will turn off your anger.
silencio will turn your ringer off. >> it is like magic. >> sunday we will be a little breezy. we will feel more fall like out there. 85 is our high today. 78 on saturday. >> fan. very excited about seeing the prequel. >> let us know. you are looking at a live shot of joe biden speaking right now. this is all happening live at this very moment. we will have the latest on this an hour later newscasts. this is happening at mostly. i will see you tonight at 4 and