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making news in america this friday morning -- trading insults. hillary clinton, donald trump in an all-out war of words. attacking each other's character with accusations of racism and corruption we're live in washington. breaking overnight. a strong aftershock in italy's quake zone causing more damage as rescue crews search for survivors from the earth wake two days ago. and we have an update on the 8-year-old girl whose dramatic rescue was seen around the world. a wild scene. a truck racing on to a tarmac. smashing into an airliner. plus, a power outage taking out radar and grounding flights mate jor airports. a man was just doing his job, fixing a busted waterline. now his picture is going viral. overnight, the special message
a good friday morning. we begin with the latest ugly turn in the race for the white house. now focusing on allegations of racism and hatred. >> as donald trump struggles to regain his footing on immigration, he continues to brand hillary clinton as a bigot. clinton launched a blistering attack, accusing trump of helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. kenneth moton following the morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and diane. the bitter debate between hillary clinton and donald trump is all about reaching the undecided voters. but trump's changing policy on immigration could alienate his core supporters. this morning, the race for the white house downright nasty. >> he's taking hate groups main stream. >> she's totally bigoted. there's no question about that. >> reporter: the raging rhetoric has turned to allegations of racism between donald trump and hillary clinton. who says trump is trying to make
>> trump is reinforcing harmful stereotypes. and offering a dog whistle to his most hateful supporters. it's a disturbing preview of what kind of president he would be. >> reporter: clinton released this new campaign video. >> the reason a lot of klan members like donald trump is because a lot of what he believes, we believe in. >> when democratic policies fail, they're left with only this one tired argument. you're racist. you're racist. you're racist. >> reporter: trump is struggling to redefine his own policy on immigration and that core plan to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants. polling the audience at a fox news town hall. >> who wants those people thrown out? >> i do! >> reporter: on cnn pulling back on the deportation force he promised. >> you know it's a process. you can't take 11 at one time and just say, boom, you're gone.
leading to confusion and more protests at trump tower. >> we're undocumented, we're not afraid, we're here to stay. >> reporter: trump says he'll give an immigration speech in a week or two to clarify his stance. just one of many issues for the first presidential debate, one month away from today, kendis and diane. >> that one should be heated as well. kenneth moton, thank you so much. we're getting some breaking news that we're tracking overnight. first, from turkey. at least eight police officers have been killed and dozens more wounded in the bombing of a the blast was reportedly followed by an armed battle between the police and the attackers. the bombing was close to the syrian border and comes only two days after turkish forces started a military intervention in syria. another close encounter between a u.s. ship and iranian vessel in the persian gulf. on wednesday, a navy patrol boat fired three warning shots at that iranian vessel. pentagon officials say u.s. ships will do whatever is necessary to defend themselves. this follows another close encounter this week and another
keeping an eye on tropical activity that could impact parts of the u.s. east coast by this weekend. gaston is expected to strengthen back into a hurricane, possibly triggering severe rip currents up and down the east coast. there are models showing that tropical wave brushing south florida this weekend before entering the gulf of mexico where it could strengthen again. in the midwest, cleanup is well under way after this week's outbreak of nearly three dozen tornadoes. the hardest hit area was in indiana, where seven confirmed twisters toued including an ef-3. packing winds in excess of 150 miles per hour. one target of those storms was this starbucks in kokomo. it collapsed just like a house of cards as employees and customers took cover in the restrooms. >> as soon as i saw the clouds twisting, we got everyone inside. we closed the doors. and all of a sudden, it started rattling. >> it's a miracle. we shouldn't -- we shouldn't be here at all. >> a miracle, she says, because no injuries were reported inside
just over a dozen minor injuries reported across that entire tornado zone. this morning, police in mississippi hoping the discovery of a missing car may help solve the murder of two nuns. sister paula merrill and sister margaret held were found stabbed to death thursday morning in their home in the town of durant. authorities say there were signs of a break-in. last night, detectives found the nuns' cars a mile from their home. their murders sparking fear in that neighborhood now. rved the poor. a clinic that mplaints.her round of is after refusing to budge on the $600 price tag. the ceo of mylan makes $19 million a year. but blames the skyrocketing costs on a failing health care system. she says much of the cost of epipens goes to intermediaries. like insurers and pharmacies. and then there's the money spent on research and bringing the drug to market. >> we've put hundreds of
you can't pass legislation. you can't enhance formulations. >> nowinstead of a price cut, the company is expanding discount programs to help families with high out-of-pocket costs. president obama is about to create the largest protected area on earth in his home state. the blue dotted line shows the new boundaries of a national marine monument off the coast of hawaii. it was established a decade ago by president george w. bush. e more than 580,000 square miles. and one more note about mr. obama. he was the first to carry a blackberry and logon to twitter. he's scored another high-tech first. in honor of the centennial celebration of the national parks service, president obama has become the first to star in a 3-d virtual reality film. the 11-minute movie, produced by "national geographic" and oculus gives viewers an immersive 360-degree experience of his trip to yosemite national park
president obama got a preview of the film yesterday, wearing a virtual reality headset outside the oval office, looking like all of us do when we do one of those virtual reality sets. >> just jaw-dropping, mouth open. looking in every direction. sometimes running into things. well, central italy has gotten hit by a strong aftershock overnight. we'll have the latest on the recovery effort coming up. and a plane sticking out of a home's roof after plummeting from the sky. new details about the passengers on board. genes for your coffee addiction. a box is where you keep things safe. which might be some people's goal. but not mine. when you dare to move forward... so much is possible. and what helps me do it? new oikos greek nonfat yogurt. now with all-natural ingredients with vitamin d,
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last night, 1 world trade was lit in green, white, and red, the colors of the italian flag. there is breaking news from the quake zone. a strong 4.7 magnitude aftershock struck overnight near the town of amatrice. the death toll from wednesday's quake rose overnight, to more than 260 with hundreds of others hurt. there have been more than 900 aftershocks since wednesday. rescuers are combing through the rubble searching for survivors. meantime, an 8-year-old girl pulled from the rubble after 17 hours is said to be doing well after undergoing surgery. here at home, two people have been hospitalized after their small plane crashed into a house in terre haute, indiana, just a block away from the airport. no one was home when the plane took a nose dive into the home. a small dog managed to escape unharmed. the house suffered major structural damage. the cause of the crash is now
omaha, nebraska, after stripping down into his boxer shorts and ramming a truck into a southwest airlines jet. police say the man climbed the perimeter fence, jumped into the truck, and drove straight into the plane's nose gear as passengers were boarding. two crew members suffered minor injuries. no word on his motive. a power outage triggered ground stops in miami and ft. lauderdale. the outage took down radar, leaving planes nowhere to land. many fts divert or keep circling. the power was out for about five minutes. it took 90 minutes to get the systems back up and running. all the planes landed safely. if you find yourself reaching for the second or third cup of coffee, you might want to blame your genes. researchers in britain suggest that the lack of a specific gene causes people to drink more coffee. people with the gene have a harder time breaking down the caffeine, which causes it to stay in the body longer. they get more of a cine buzz
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checking our top stories, the presidential candidates are going head to head now over race and hatred. after donald trump called hillary clinton a bigot, she's accusing him of helping a radical fringe take over the gop. at least eight police officerers have been killed in turkey in the bombing of a this was close to the syrian border. coming only two days after turkish forces started a military intervooengs in syria. and communities in hard-hit indiana are digging out from under the rubble of seven confirmed tornadoes. reports of at least 35 twisters over a wide part of the midwest. hazy, hot, and humid conditions return to the east coast. thunderstorms across much of the
northwest. after a couple of weeks off, the late night comics are back from their summer vacations. >> it comes just in time for ryan lochte's saga. >> ryan, thank you for sitting down with me. what's it been like for you since this scandal about the alleged robbery in ree crowe broke. >> since everything that's happened, i've been laying low. >> if you want to lay low, television is the best place to do that. >> lochte claimed he got robbed that he vandalized a gas station bathroom. the other swimmers said, what were you doing if the bathroom? hold it and do it in the pool like we do. >> when you told that story to billy bush, it was hours after the incident. >> i was still intoxicated. >> okay. but then on wednesday, you told matt lauer again that you were robbed. that was another three days later. >> i was very intoxicated.
he let america down. acting like a drunken jack [ bleep ] in a foreign country, what's more american than that? >> speedo doesn't want to be involved with anyone who tries to hide stuff. >> besides losing the endorsements, he could be band there swimming. not just competitive swimming. even when he goes to a friend's house for a not be able to swim. >> let's sea you're given a second chance. describe the ryan lochte we can expect to see at the olympics in tokyo, 2020. >> intoxicated. >> fair enough. >> i think they're making the swim caps too tight or something. >> and now the whole world thinks of ryan lochte as the crazy american with the weird hair who keeps making stuff up and causen an international incident.
it's how a presidential candidate acts. that's what's m >> his death triggered unrest in milwaukee. now family and friends are laying sylville smith to rest. the high-profile guest attending his funeral today. >> and chaos in a wisconsin neighborhood after a home explosion. the injuries we're learning about this morning as out how it happened. >> first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. a quiet and less humid morning but rain is on the horizon. we're tracking when you might need an umbrella. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 4:30 on this friday, august 26th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist jeremy nelson is