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making news in america this morning, the candidates get set to enter the final weekend before election day. both hillary clinton and donald trump hitting three battleground states today alone. their surrogates trying to secure every last report straight ahead. also, darkness in vegas as one of sin city's pose popular casinos suffer a complete power outage. elevators, rooms all dark. guest evacuated and the plans some made to wait it out. an suv rolling over on a busy street. one woman's natural reaction running to the rescue. and it's party time in the windy city.
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estimates for downtown rally in the millions. all the details and how one cub has been spending his time since the team's big win. good friday morning to you. we begin with the last ditch effort to win over those all important battleground states as we enter the final weekend before election day. >> this image, donald trump and north carolina. their campaign planes nose to nose at the airport there in raleigh. and president obama is heading back to north carolina this afternoon for his fourth consecutive day of campaigning for clinton. in miami yesterday he urged young voters not to take anything for granted. >> so we've got to work our hearts out this week. we got to work like our future depends on it because it actually depends on it. >> the president just one of
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pitch. we turn now to abc's lana zak for the latest. good morning, lana. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and linzie. we are almost there. here's the latest poll numbers according to abc news' daily tracking advantage. hillary clinton has a slight advantage over donald trump. since last week's announcement her numbers are finally on the rise. surrogates for hillary clinton and donald trump are delivering closing arguments and adding some star power to the campaign trail. ? because i'm happy >> this election is just too important. i couldn't sit on the sidelines and be quiet. >> pharrell appeared with clinton thursday night and today jay z joins clinton in cleveland, ohio. in the final crisscrossing of the nation, the two candidates laying out very different messages. >> you know, when i look at these great admirals and these great generals and these great medal of honor recipients behind
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boss, i don't think so. >> we are standing against the possibility of returning and normalizing discrimination, take it seriously, my friends. because it truly is -- it truly is at stake in this election. >> with the finish line in sight melania trump took to the podium in her first solo campaign >> he certainly knows how to shake things up, doesn't he? >> reporter: appealing to suburban female voters in the battleground state of pennsylvania. >> we must treat each other with respect and kindness even when we disagree. >> reporter: and in arizona, another campaign. tim kaine delivered a speech entirely in spanish. and even as clinton's numbers are starting to rise in the national polls, donald trump is
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battleground states, so anything could happen and as the field is getting really crowded you showed that image of 9 plane in north carolina, the same thing could happen today. both are in pennsylvania, but i think a lot of people are going to be interested in seeing what happens in cleveland tonight with even some rumors about some extra surprise star power there. kendis, linzie. >> i believe a certain mrs. carter, talented young lady. >> she really known as mrs. carter. >> she is. lana zak, thank you. >> controversial comments in the meantime, we want to get from donald trump's son. days after he was endorsed by the ku klux klan, during a radio interview eric trump agreed with a statement made by the host saying former kkk leader david duke deserves a bullet. he called duke disgusting and said attempts to link his father to duke are meant to distract from his dad's movement. and huma abedin, hillary clinton's longtime aide, has
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since the e-mail controversy reignited. abedin attended a fund-raiser for clinton in georgetown in washington, d.c. last night. she had been off the campaign trail since the fbi announced they were sifting through her e-mails. they were found during a sexting investigation of her estranged husband anthony weiner. as the campaigns look to stir up enthuse yafrm their top supporters continue to hit as many strategic states as possible. for more insight on the surrogates and polls here's abc news political director rick klein. rick. national polls showing hillary clinton with a slight but significant edge over donald trump right now. but the flip side of that is the battleground states when you're seeing the math actually expand slightly in favor of donald trump. trump as he makes his foray into blue state territory actually has a few more paths than he did a few days ago to the magic number of 270 electoral votes and a big period of time for the surrogates. people vouching for the campaign on the democratic side, crisscrossing the country
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obamas spending significant apps of time on the trail. but, of course, the big event melania trump. no one has heard much from her throughout this campaign. all the way back to the convention last time she gave a major speech and she is talking about her husband, also about her vision for cyberbullying. the speech though that could have the biggest impact belongs to tim kaine on the democratic side gave an address entirely in spanish. never before happened among the four major candidates. the president and vice pres election cycle. that could be a moment that is remembered for a long time with big hopes for the democrats with latino turnout. >> they'll be busy today. three stops today. >> clinton will be in pittsburgh and detroit. she'll then head to cleveland for a get out the vote concert with jay z. while kaine holds an event in florida. >> trump rallies in ohio, new hampshire and pennsylvania and
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we'll be here for full election coverage starting at 7:00. our political team will be here all night and into the early morning hours. a person of interest has spoken with police in mississippi about the torching of a black church. arson destroyed hopewell miss missionary baptist church in greenville tuesday night. the words "vote trump" were spray painted on the building. authorities say a man spoke with them on wednesday and on thursday. deblg tiffs say he came in voluntarily. more than raised to repair the church. in afghanistan dozens of civilians were killed during a joint u.s. afghan raid targeting the taliban. now officials are trying to figure out what went wrong here. some of those civilian casualties may have caused by air strikes backing up afghan and u.s. troops under fire. now, the targets of the raid two senior taliban commanders were killed along with 63 other insurgents, two u.s. soldiers were killed in separate incidents. the battle for the city of
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iraqi troops have begun their assault into more urban areas to force out isis. the fight for control of the city could take several months. earlier iraqi forces entered the city limits for the first time in more than two years. there is a speed bump in great britain's brexit plans. britain's high court says the government needs a vote from parliament to begin exit negotiations under the european union. britain's government has asked for that ruling to be overturned. the british supreme court will hear the case next vowed that brexit talks will begin by march. if you're a little skittish about your investments it's probably best to just ignore them at least for now. the dow starts the trading day down 29 points. nicole is off 47 and s&p 500 starting 9 points lower than the previous day. now, here's a big deal about all of this. thursday marked eight down days in a row for stocks and if the s&p closes lower today it'll be
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streak since 1980. forget about doing business in downtown chicago today. the windy city is celebrating the chicago cubs' world series championship. schools closed, streets blocked off. the victory parade starts at wrigley parade and makes its way downtown at noon. more about the world series champs and their fans later on in the hour. >> yes, we will. but coming up a consumer alert. the new phone scam targeting seniors. plus, the massive outage in las vegas, one of the biggest hotels o t power. some people trapped, thousands evacuated. and the new video just in. heavily armed robbers with sdlej hammers tear through a jewelry
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a remarkable scene in houston as an suv cartwheels through traffic and then we see victoria hogan. you can see her right there on surveillance video running to the suv. she comforted the elderly driver and then pulled her out being called a hero. that driver is expected to be okay. one of the biggest hotels on the las vegas strip is still shut after a major power outage. thousands of people have been forced out of the par accide accidentally cut the hotel's main power line thursday morning trapping a dozen people in elevators and forcing a room to room search to get everyone out. the situation left more than a few guests frustrated. >> i'm not going up to the 25th floor. that, i will not do. >> what's your backup plan at this point? >> go drinking and find a corner. >> go drink.
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right now. the 3,000-room resort set to re-open this morning. a terrifying smash and grab captured on cameras in miami. the robbers used sledge hammers to flash display cases and remove jewelry. one of them fear fired his weapon. they were captured on camera running from the scene and getting away in a white minivan. not known at this point the amount of cash and jewelry that was taken. police are searching for those suspects. a new phone scam involv cards. the caller claims to represent the irs, fbi or someone else and threatens legal action or arrest lewinsky unless a fine is paid. the victim is then told to make a payment using gift cards often for the apple itunes store. government agencies never seek payment using gift cards. when we come back, season over. an ivy league school takes swift action against one of its teams canceling the season.
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checking your morning road conditions, there could be more dust storms in the phoenix area but wet roads northeast of the city and elsewhere in the southwest. everywhere else should be fine. a bond hearing set for south carolina man after deputies found a woman c storage container on his rural property. >> also this morning the search resumes for bodies of her possible victims. abc's linsey davis has more. >> reporter: investigators are poring over this rural south carolina area for evidence of a possible serial killer's playground. todd kolhepp, a registered sex offender is behind bars after they found kala brown held captive on this 100-acre property. >> i can tell you one of the
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>> reporter: acting on a tip police say they heard brown banging on the inside of a storage container in this wooded area surrounded by a chain link fence thursday. police found their car at the crime scene but no sign of carver who was last seen on surveillance video leaving work the day they both disappeared. police say brown told them there could be multiple bodies on kohlhepp's property. linsey davis, abc news in south carolina. >> parents may want to salt from their kids' diet. 90% were eating more than recommended under federal guidelines, all that puts them at rick for heart disease and other health problems later on in life. high levels of salt are being consumed the most during dinner in pizza, mexican dishes, sandwich, breads and soups. >> and emotional revelation in boston. doctors say a lead plaintiff in the nfl's concussion case also had cte.
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your honorer died at the age of 46 from lou gehring's disease. doctors say his level of cte was extraordinary for an athlete his held. the head of the foundation held back tears. >> kevin used to always say it's not enough to make a difference, you need to be the difference and i think today kevin made a difference. >> well, doctors call turner's case the best circumstantial evidence that cte gehring's disease. harvard canceled its season after sexual scouting reports were discovered. they first learned of the rigging season in 2012 and the school thought it was isolated to that season. harvard's president says the school is looking into whether the behavior is taking place on other teams. talk about the pros right now. the nfl's week nine gets -- or got under way with the falcons
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action from our friends at espn. good morning, america. welcome in to "sportscenter." i'm lisa kerney. he is kevin connors. we had quite the rematch out west, kev. >> you know, it was a game between two really good teams but forget all that. what everyone wants to talk about is russell westbrook going up against kevin durant wearing a photographer's vest for the game. durant is a photography buff so throwing shade at him in the pregame. durant blocking westbroo was a harbinger of things to come. knocked down seven threes in this game. durant had 29 points in the first half but westbrook exacting a little revenge blocking one right back on this. the two did not speak before the opening tip. they didn't talk before the game. they didn't talk after the game. in fact, the only talking that was done by kevin durant was a little barking at his former
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russell westbrook. just over a minute to go in the first half, durant in transition. there are very few men on this planet that can do that. westbrook had 20 but the warriors won it, 122-96 >> that's not the end of that. we'll see. up next, though our post-world series "pulse." the beer they waited decades to open. some champagne might have been better. >> yeah. >> the world series mvp proving he is a good neighbor. we'll be right back. westbrook had 20 but the >> the world series mvp proving
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egged on by his family it was time to pop open that 1984 brew but if you watch him, he doesn't actually drink it. >> let's see what it looks like. oh, my deer god, it looks like a beer. >> does it smell bad? >> with no fizz. >> it smells like hell. >> and there it is. >> and there it is. >> yeah. >> that's one reason why he didn't actually drink it. >> smelled like many years. cubs fans have suffered enough without drinking a 32-year-old beer. >> i think so. >> one of the cubs' leaders spend his day after the win just hanging in his hood. ben zobrist got a key hit late in game seven and was named world series mvp. how did he celebrate? well, there's zobrist out in front of his home in chicago. nice house, holding a meet and greet with neighbors and fans and signed autographs. yeah, spent individual time with
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support. and meet the cubs fan who was actually alive the last time the cubs won the world series. hazel nielsen of new hampshire is a lifelong cubs fan and has been a long life. she's 108 years old born two months before the last title and grew up just steps away from wrigley field. >> she watched the entire game tuesday night. now she wants to go and see the cubs do it again. she said she fancied being in the locker room sprayed by some another 108 years. >> i like her style. >> more news after this. ? ? ? ?
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. now at 4:30 a break in a five-year-old cold case ends in a bizarre twist, now a mother daughter. and going to the end zone and holding touchdown. mike evans. >> despite four touchdowns the bucs lose to the atlanta falcon. we are entering the last weekend before the election. today the cross bay ferry kicks off service for the general public, when you can


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