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making news in america this wednesday morning, final pitch. the presidential candidates crisscrossing the country. hillary clinton lashing out at a protester as donald trump steps up his attacks with just six days until election. we're live in washington. banned forever? comments about women becoming priests. his explanation and the backlash it's getting this morning. caught on camera, an out-of-control bus jumping a curb and slamming into a house. what caused that dramatic crash. and one more game. the cubs crush the indians in game six setting up a winner
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they're hoping to party like it's 1908 tonight in chicago. cleveland hoping it's 1948 all over again as we say good wednesday morning, everybody. well, the final push is on for votes after an explosive october. as the candidates scramble from state to state, donald trump is making a pitch to early democratic voters who may have had a change of heart, and hillary clinton is not letting voters forget trump's most incendiary remarks. very latest. good morning, lana. >> reporter: good morning, linzie and kendis. you know, with so much at stake and the polls narrowing, we are seeing a flurry of campaign activity. 31 events today alone as the candidates and their surrogates are really trying to bring the message home. the two candidates are making their final appeals to america. donald trump on obamacare. >> i will ask congress to
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can repeal and replace. >> reporter: hillary clinton on the economy. >> donald trump is the poster boy for everything that's wrong with our economy. >> reporter: nearly 28 million americans have already voted, and donald trump is hoping to change some of those hillary clinton votes. >> you can change your vote to donald trump will make america great again. okay? >> reporter: in four states wisconsin, minnesota, pennsylvania and michigan there is a process in place to change votes. but perhaps more surprisingly, neither trump nor clinton focused on the fbi e-mail probe. clinton instead trying to bring home the female vote. >> i want all the girls in america to know, you are valuable. you should feel good about yourselves. don't let somebody like this bully tell you otherwise. >> reporter: earlier she took on a protester who held a sign attacking her husband. >> i am sick and tired of the negative, dark, divisive,
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people who support donald trump. >> reporter: clinton then said she wanted to focus on the future, but in her latest campaign ad the focus was on trump's past. >> putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> reporter: clinton's message is rallying her supporters. in the three days that followed the fbi e-mail probe announcement, she managed to raise $11.3 million in online donations. largest number since she received the nomination. >> lana zak, what an exciting race. it's not been boring. >> no, it hasn't. but the latest fbi information sure has made it a lot more exciting. attorney general loretta lynch and fbi director james comey has had their first face-to-face meeting since the e-mail controversy reignited. >> the brief conversation on monday has been described as cordial. comey's decision to alert congress about a new batch of
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clinton's longtime aide so close to the election drew intense criticism, but a source says lynch still has confidence in comey to handle the case. and we are getting the first look at donald trump's larger-than-life portrait. he bought this six-foot-tall painting for $20,000, reportedly paid for it with charity money from his foundation. the photos were just released by the artist, ee five minutes. >> it's going to be a really busy day on the campaign trail today. hillary clinton is campaigning in the west with events in arizona and las vegas and tim kaine is spending the day with supporters in iowa. donald trump, in the meantime, holding three rallies in three florida cities. mike pence making stops in arizona and new mexico. now to breaking news from the plains where an earthquake has shaken parts of oklahoma and kansas. the 4.5 quake was centered not
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day in oklahoma that measured at least 2 in magnitude. no reports of damage or injuries. the sudden increase in the number of quakes in oklahoma has been linked to fracking. the explosion of a pipeline in alabama is expected to raise gas prices on the east coast. that pipeline is now shut down. it supplies a third of the gas to the east coast. just two months ago a leak on that same pipeline led to days of dry pumps and price hikes in the southeast. officials say that they hope to have the line restored by the end of the week, but analysts say it could be as long as a month. shifting our focus overseas and to weather, which is halting the advance on mosul by iraqi forces. high humidity and clouds have obscured the view of aircraft as well as drones. the troops had been checking every building for booby traps and explosive devices that may have been left behind by isis. cell service, we should tell
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after it was cut off by islamic fighters, but fully retaking mosul, we're told, could take several months. china this morning promising some strict punishment for those responsible after 33 coal miners died in a gas explosion, august of them trapped underground after monday's blast in the city of chongqing. and now two miners survived the explosion. state officials have ordered an investigation. also overnight we received new information about malaysia airlines flight 370 which vanished over the indian ocean in 2014. australian investigators are now into the sea at high speed. that debunks the theory that the pilot tried to land the plane on the water. more analysis could come from a three-day meeting about the incident that is underway now. and pope francis says the church's ban on female priests is not changing. on his trip home from sweden francis was asked about women being ordained. he said the last word on the issue came from pope john paul
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that was when john paul who is now a saint wrote that the church has no authority whatsoever to ordain women. francis said john paul's statement was clear and that it remains in place. the women's ordination conference, a group that promotes female priesthood said in a statement they are profoundly disappointed by the pope's comments and called the document the pope referred to as outdated. back here at home some records are out of date after today's temperatures as we welcome in november. daily record highs could fall today in texas and up to ohio, 83 in dallas. 71 in kansas city and 85 in memphis and unseasonably warmer on the east coast today. d.c. looking beautiful. 76 and high 60s in new york and boston on this november 2nd we should remind you. it was a special night here in new york city, that is because the annual stand-up for
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we're particularly proud of because bob woodruff there and his wife lee, they formed it after bob was injured covering the war in iraq in 2006. in its ten years it has raised more than $33 million to support wounded service members and their families. >> bruce springsteen continued his tradition of performing at the event every year since it's been held. >> and it's doing very well. well, still ahead, new numbers out this morning about thanksgiving travel and why you shouldn't wait to book that flight. and also new this morning, speaking out for the first time. what she says about living in fear and how she avoids the public eye. plus, the cubs' dominating performance. full highlights of game six ahead from espn.
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the wife of the orlando nightclub killer says she had no idea her husband planned the rampage. 49 people died and dozens were wounded in the june massacre before police killed the gunman. noor salman is speaking out for the very first time telling "the new york time salman says she has moved three times since the killings to stay out of the public eye. and the ex-wife of a man accused of leaving his son in a hot car to die has taken the stand to defend him. leanna taylor told jurors that ross harris destroyed her life but she said he never would have harmed their son. prosecutors say harris intentionally left the boy to die in that car because he wanted a child-free life. his attorneys say harris forgot the child.
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cosby's sexual assault case continues today near philadelphia. a judge is deciding if a deposition in a 2005 lawsuit should be admitted into this case. cosby's lawyers say he made what could be damaging statements after being told he would not be charged. the 79-year-old faces up to ten years in prison if convicted. right now he is free on bail. >> well, only three weeks to go until the thanksgiving getaway gets underway. if you're flying, you can expect more company. new numbers released at midnight show 27 million passengers will travel on u.s. airlines over the thanksgiving holiday. that is up about 2.5% from last year. the busiest days for air travel, sunday, the 27th as everybody flies back home, thanksgiving, the lightest day for travel. and if you're planning to fly, buy your tickets soon. we checked with airfare
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shows round trip tickets for the holiday are averaging about $312 and that's nearly $100 more than usual for fares and they intelligence do go up $4 a day or about $6 a day closer to thanksgiving. and the good news is if you still need to book a christmas flight, there may be some fare sales on cyber monday. >> just a few bucks a day. i'm not so sure i believe that. also this thanksgiving, a decades old tradition is getting a modern touch. the butterball turkey help line has been fielding calls during the run-up to thanksgiving for 30 years, but this year for the first time you can text the last-minute baking tips. they're going to also be available on social media. >> wow. when we come back, the mystery illness cropping up across the country. it's now linked to its first death. doctors now say they may know what the disease is. >> a bus careens into this. it caught on several angles.
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these giant boulders blocked one of the main entrances to yosemite national park yesterday. crews spent the day drilling holes into the boulders to place explosives so that the rocks could be blasted apart for removal. the road has since been re-opened. well, let's hope it's a little smoother driving today. that road will be dry, though, we should mention, conditions will be wet further north along the oregon and washington coast. same thing from the southwest across the southern plains and if you're flying, airport delays are possible in chicago. well, investigators have begun looking into a deadly bus accident in baltimore. >> yeah, six people were killed when a school bus crashed into the side of a municipal bus. the 67-year-old driver of the school bus was among those killed. there are no skid marks in the road to indicate the driver tried braking. the only other person on that school bus was an aide. she suffered minor injuries and is expected to provide crucial
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and take a look at this. it's a san antonio bus driver hanging on as he slams into a house. the bus had been t-boned by a pick uptruck and the bus driver suffered a shoulder injury. it sent it barreling through the fence of a nearby home. the 18-year-old at the wheel was cited for driving without a license. we've got new concerns about a spinal cord illness in the pacific northwest. the condition may be to blame of a 6-year-old in seattle. one of nine children treated in washington state this fall. doctors say the cases could be a rare illness known as afm, acute flaccid myelitis. it begins with weakness in the limbs, loss of reflexes and possible paralysis all within hours. 89 cases reported in 33 states this year. >> scary stuff. the first rankings for the college football playoff are out. alabama is number one followed
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>> no doubt that will be controversy. as for baseball, this session is going the distance, and highlights from espn now. >> good morning, america. there will be a game seven. it will be in cleveland. it will be wednesday. if you don't believe me, check out these highlights. this is game six. cleveland looking to join its cavs as being champions of its professional league. addison russell, looking to make a 3-0 lead 7-0. youngest player with a world series slam since mickey mantle. joe maddon taking a lot of heat from bringing in aroldis chapman with a big lead. but, listen, joe's won a lot more games than you or i and i know he wins that one. so there will be a game seven in cleveland. let's go to the great northwest. stop on everett street.
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? time for "the pulse" and we're going to start with what's become something of a post-halloween tradition. you're not a big fan of it but some might say it's for better or worse. >> yes, for the sixth year in a row, our friend jimmy kimmel invited viewers to record their kids' reactions after telling them they had eaten all their halloween candy. >> i ate all of your halloween candy and there's no more left. [ crying ] >> what happened? what? >> my candy is gone! >> i ate it all! >> i ate all your halloween candy. >> what?
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>> i ate all your halloween candy. >> you're just joking. >> nope, i ate it all. >> aaagh. >> that parent has not been seen since. the reactions. >> oh, priceless. >> oh, man, so the old saying, everything in moderation apparently is healthy advice at least when it comes to facebook. there is a new study out that suggests moderate use of it can help you live longer. research finds that people who use the site a modest amount and receive friend requests have lower mortality rates and facebook was involved in the study but they claim they weren't influenced at all. >> sure. lady luck has visited a minnesota man not once but twice all within 18 months. >> this is amazing.
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our top stories on this wednesday, as the race for the white house tightens, donald trump is calling on early democratic voters in certain states to change their ballot and hillary clinton is reminding voters about trump's explosive comments about women. the explosion of a pipeline in alabama is expected to raise gas prices on the east coast. officials say they hope to have the li the week, but analysts say it could be as long as a month. an iraqi general battling isis says no advances are planned on the city of mosul today. that's because clouds are obscuring the view of aircraft. the pause comes after iraqi troops set foot in the city for the first time in more than two years. a look at today's weather for you, sunny and warm for most of the east. some temperatures in the northeast will be 15 degrees above normal for this time of year. heavy rain from the southwest to the great lakes, though.
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a bitter divorce battle shaping up between former basketball star scottie pippen and his wife. pippen, of course, best known for winning six nba titles with the bulls. >> now, pippen is fighting his wife for custody of their four children. and new 911 calls could hamper his efforts as abc's mara schiavocampo reports. >> reporter: the breakup of the nearly 20-year marriage between nba legend scottie pippen and wist wife larsa heating up. >> 911, what is your emergency? >> hello. can you send someone over here. my husband is being really aggressive with me. >> reporter: in these newly released 911 calls, larsa is heard calling police last month. larsa eventually tells police not to come after all. then three days later another call. >> my husband's gotten crazy again with me. >> reporter: two weeks after the 911 calls were made, scottie filed for divorce. in the divorce filings obtained by abc news, scottie claims the
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asking the court not to award alimony in any form. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. and finally, we are counting down to a star-studded extravaganza tomorrow night or tonight in nashville. >> in nashville, yeah. yeah, the preparations are already under way. rehearsals are in high gear for country music's biggest night, the 50th cma awards, this year hosted by carrie underwood and brad paisley again. >> this year shaping up to be a tight race. la chris stapleton nominated for five awards. he is facing off against luke bryan, garth brooks, keith urban and carrie underwood for the coveted entertainer of the year award. stapleton is slated to perform along with maren morris, eric church and little big town. >> some presenters include matthew mcconaughey, jennifer garner, sharon stone and lily tomlin and it will
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starting at 8:00 p.m. right here on abc. al >> if i didn't slam on my breaks by one second, i probably would have lost my life today because of him. melinda: a suspected bank robber leads police on a high-speed chase through three counties. the gas station takedown that happened with the help of news chopper 12. and rain is on the way. this is a live look outside. we are showing you the radar in are a moment. we're tracking how long you'll want an umbrella. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda: and i'm melinda davenport. it's 4:30 on this wednesday, november 2nd. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal. sally: this morning we aring looking at the rain rolling into

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