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good morning, america. this morning -- judgment day. we're just 24 hours away now from a verdict that will reverberate across three countries. will the american amanda knox be set free from an italian prison, or will she be sentenced to life for the murder of her british roommate? abc's elizabeth vargas and josh elliott are live in italy this morning. amanda knox's fate soon in the hand of the jurors, we take you inside the juryroom and the most important moment of her life, her final plea for freedom. now just hours away. we talk live to her father. who has put his life on hold for the past four years, waiting to bring his daughter home. heating up. in some of his toughest words yet, the president comes out swinging at his republican
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rivals. calling them out for not standing up for gay troops. when one of them was booed at a recent debate. >> you want to be commander in chief? you can start by standing up for the men and women who wear the uniform of the united states. and it's decision time for governor chris christie, he's set to announce within days whether he's in or whether he's out. plus, ultimate countdown. what's the catchiest song ever? is it this? ♪ don't stop believin' >> or this. ♪ you're my brown-eyed girl >> or how about this? ♪ it's the final countdown >> scientists have cracked the code and we now have the answer.
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these are really tense hours over in perugia, italy, by this time by tomorrow morning, we may well know whether amanda knox will be set free or spending the rest of her life in prison. it's a moment that's going to play out in courthouse in perugia. potentially the culmination of four years of heart ache for two families. >> and this is a very human drama at its heart. two daughters ripped apart from their families. we'll talk to amanda's father in perugia. who expresses sympathy for the family of the victim, meredith kercher. but the lawyer for the mother of meredith said that she would like to see amanda behind bars. as amanda knox prepares to learn her fate, abc news is going to be covering it all very aggressively. "20/20" co-anchor elizabeth vargas and josh elliott are both in perugia. we're going to start with elizabeth. good morning to you.
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>> reporter: good morning, dan. in 24 hours, amanda knox may learn her fate. first thing tomorrow morning, her perugian lawyer will address the court and then amanda knox will make that much anticipated final statement that she's been working on for several months. and then it's up to the two judges and six jurors to decide her fate. the world and especially two particular families will be waiting anxiously. when amanda knox walks into this courtroom, she carries with her the hopes and fears of two families whose lives collided so tragically. it was the night after halloween when the 21-year-old british student meredith kercher was murdered in the cottage they shared. within days, amanda and her boyfriend were arrested. but now, nearly four years later, amanda's family prays that this is the end. >> these people hold their life in their hands. it's hugely stressful. it has been for years now. but, you know, she'll get out of there and be >> and for four years, the
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kercher family has mourned away from the public eye. okay. their daughter's story has been eclipsed by the frenzy over amanda knox. >> meredith has been forgotten and this is about her ultimately. and it's the truth that we need to find for her. it's justice that we need to find for her. >> meredith was such a lively, intelligent, kind, caring person. >> meredith's mother will in the court for the upcoming verdict. the family's lawyer said that she look the jury in the eye and confirm the sentence -- keep amanda in jail for the murder of her daughter. this past week the family's lawyers and prosecutors showing gruesome pictures of meredith's body. as if to convince the jurors that her suffering somehow meant that amanda was guilty. >> what they have had to endure is ten times worse than what we have had to endure.
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>> reporter: both of their daughters had the same dream, study italian in this picturesque town. tomorrow, only one of them will have the chance to go home. amanda knox hasn't been allowed to see her family this week in prison. she is alone working on this all-important statement. tomorrow the jury can uphold her murder verdict or uphold the conviction to let her out on time served or finally acquit her and set her free. bianna? thank you. as we heard from elizabeth, amanda knox's parents been living a nightmare, spending the last four years traveling back and forth from italy. and amanda's father, curt knox, joins us from perugia. good morning. i want to begin by asking you, what can we expect to hear in amanda's speech tomorrow? >> it's going to be a very heartfelt, spontaneous statement. you know, she's going to touch
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upon what she has felt through these fours years, what it has meant and then also the fact that she is innocent and she's very hopeful that they see that with all of the evidence that has been presented in the appeals trial. >> how is she holding up as the final judgement day nears? >> she's obviously very tense. she's 24 years old and potentially looking at a possible life sentence, that's not a pleasant experience for anyone. we're just very hopeful that they see that she didn't have anything to do this. >> we hear that the victim's mother will be in court tomorrow. her lawyer said that she will be staring the jurors in the eye, she would like to see amanda remain behind bars, are you planning on saying anything to her tomorrow? >> well, you know, we have two very different circumstances and you know, we have -- you know, 100% belief that amanda is
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innocent and the kercher family, i think, is still searching for closure to something that was so terrible in their life and you know, i'm hopeful, that, you know, the truth really comes out, you know, as they present their findings and they see that amanda is innocent. and they can accept that. but, you know, only time will tell as we see. >> and, there's a very good chance that the experts say, that your daughter may come tomorrow, maybe freed, but there's also chance that she may spend the rest of her life behind bars, have you prepared yourself for that outcome. >> no. we'll do everything we can. if it happens to go bad tomorrow, we have another alternative in going to the supreme court in italy. we won't stop until she comes home to us. we're really focused and very hopeful that they'll find her innocent. >> curt, the last time we spoke, the first thing you wanted to do
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when amanda is set free, is to celebrate the four birthdays. when you do come home, what will life be like? how will you return to so-called normal? will that be in seattle? >> you know, what may be considered normal may have changed for us. you know, we're going to try to go back to being just regular people and we're just very hopeful at some stage of the game, that people around us will allow that up. -- happen. >> curt, we appreciate your time this morning. this is going to be a very crucial next 24 hours for you. we do appreciate it. thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you for having me. and in the next half-hour, josh elliott is in perugia and will look at the role that the media has played in the case. tomorrow, be sure to watch the special edition of "good
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morning america," amanda knox, judgment day, for complete coverage. dan? >> huge day tomorrow. now, though, politics and unusually combative president obama last night, he's usually tried to stay above the fray when it comes to the republican candidates. but overnight, he took a hard shot at the republicans for failing to stay up for a gay soldier who was booed at a recent event. david, this was a fired-up mr. obama. >> yes, sir. a full-throated attack against all of the republican candidates who are trying to become president. and this all had to do with this debate last week, when a video appeared of an army soldier who said that he was gay. here's what president obama had to say about that last night. >> we don't believe in the smallness that says it's okay for a full stage of political
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leaders, beingng silent when an american soldier is booed. you want to be commander in chief? you can start by standing up for the men and women who wear the uniform of the united states, even when it's not politically convenient. >> reporter: and it sounded like a campaign speech, president going through a litany of things that he's done as far as rights and civil rights. and at the end of it, it really did sound like a campaign. he still doesn't have a candidate to run against it. we may find out this week if there's another republican candidate. new jersey governor chris christie is expected to decide in the coming week, later in the week, whether or not he's going to throw his hat in the ring and join this race for the presidency. an interesting political week. >> indeed it will be. jon karl reports that
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warming to the idea and that has been a big hurdle. david kerley at the white house, thank you. let's go straight over to abc's christiane amanpour, host of "this week." what are you hearing, chris christie likely to get in the coming days? and if he does get it in, given that there are fewer than 100 days until the voting starts k he win? >> well, look, i think there's a lot being said. he himself is apparently going to let everybody know this week as david mention. can he win? is another big question. look, it's late, many people say, we see what happened when candidates get in late, for instance, rick perry, they suddenly come under scrutiny, many people are asking him to jump in and a lot of people think that he can do it. again, people like mitt romney, who have been running and preparing for years, so the perils of jumping in late we have already seen with rick
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perry campaign. >> let me ask you a political question about president obama, he's on a roll when fighting terrorism. first, he got osama bin laden. and then they were able to take down mr. al awlaki, what is your sense about whether that this is going to help him politically? some people are saying that i won't. why is is that? >> two things here, one is the actual reality of killing these people. which is obviously successful in terms of going after the leaders of terrorism. killing is not a major strategy. you got the taliban in afghanistan which is still there and the u.s. is going to try to retreat and pull out of afghanistan, so that's a tricky issue right there. in terms of politically helping him, well, he did get a bounce after osama bin laden got killed. but it was quite a short bounce. people are mainly concerned about the economy. >> the dominant issue of this campaign, no question about it.
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christiane amanpour, be sure to join christiane later on "this week" when she'll be talking to republican presidential hopeful herman cain who has been making a lot of news late. now with the other news, ron claiborne is out. we have a special guest, andrea canning. morning. hundreds of people demonstrating against economic inequality were arrested in new york on saturday. more than 700 protesters were rounded up after they tried to cross the brooklyn bridge, shutting down traffic for hours. most were given citations and released. there were protests in other cities as well, including boston and l.a. in solidarity of occupy wall street movement. more than a thousand packed the funeral for executed convict troy davis, he was celebrated by a martyr by family and activists for years who vowed he was innocent. they voud to keep fighting until
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his name is cleared. davis was convicted of killing a georgia police officer in 1989. the atlanta pastor who reached a settlement over allegedly sexually coercion is threatening to sue three of his accusers. he wants about $1 million back because the three have been talking to the media in violation of the settlement. two plan to write a tell-all books. one of the longest manhunts in california has finally ended. police shot and killed aaron in the rugged redwood forest, he was suspected of killing two men. finally, can't find your own prince william, why not make your own, sculpt your own boyfriend, it's a clay doll that can be sculpted into a handsome prince. mine would look like dan harris. >> really? >> well, i'm married. but if i wasn't married -- this gift -- it's gaining attention. guess who's selling it? kate middleton's parents of all people.
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it's the gift of the year on their website. >> if i come home and my wife is sculpting one of these, am i in trouble? >> probably. >> i think you're doing something right. unless she's sticking pins in it or something. all right time now for a check of the weather. washington, d.c., at 55, the coolest temperature on the map outside of the alaska. the west continues to be warm. dallas at 85. rapid city at 92. rain in much of the northeast. with showers in the northwest from seattle to portland. elsewhere, partly to mostly sunny skies. that's a look at the national the morning. going to need your heavy jacket this morning. high temperatures all lead in upper 50's. are going to do the same today. showers out there today. keep an umbrella handy. temperatures and below and to
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mid-50's. the same tomorrow. >> that's a look at the weather. we're in for kind of an ugly day here in new york city. >> you do the weather, the news, you interviewed charlie sheen, what can you not do? >> nothing. >> thank you. you have heard of vatican watchers, federal reserve watchers, crennkremlin watchers. try to read the tea leaves to see what's going on. here's the latest version of that, the complex, confusing signals coming out of the marriage of ashton kutcher and demi moore, are they breaking up or what? here's abc's abbie boudreaux. >> ashton and demi spotted together for the first time in weeks. photos show that they're both still wearing their wedding ring. ashton avoiding photographers' questions about his alleged infidelity.
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picking up demi from a side door in his black lexus. amid tabloids reports that the new two and a half men star cheated on his wife -- >> if loving you is wrong, then i am wrong. >> reporter: they both took to, where else, twitter. on tuesday afternoon, 33-year-old ashton warned his followers, when you assume to know that which you know nothing of you make an [ bleep ] out of you and me. the day before, he linked to the public enemy song "don't believe the hype." >> by using social media, ashton's able to address this whole situation in an informal way. and he knows that people will looking to see what he tweets about. >> reporter: but 48-year-old demi moore wasn't so straightforward. two days after they spent their anniversary apart, she tweeted, i see you through. along with this photo of her lying down with her eyes closed. and another mysterious tweet from her last week,
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a quote from one of the ancient greek quotes, when we are offended at any man's fault, turning to yourself and study your own failings. >> it's hard to know if she's just putting these things out there. >> reporter: it appeared that demi recently took a break following her husband on twitter, but now, she's back. maybe it's not a bad idea. keeping her eye on him. for "good morning america," abbie boudreaux, abc news, los angeles. >> stay tuned to your twitter feed for more on that couple. meantime, ever wonder what makes a song a smash hit. some scientists think they have discovered how a catchy song discovered how a catchy song is. made abc's t.j. winick has the story. >> reporter: maybe you have done it on a road trip. like this family from the movie "step brothers."
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or how about that scene that tom cruise famous? ♪ just take those old crackers off the shelf ♪ >> reporter: we all love to belt a good tune every now and then. some british researchers wanted to know why certain songs inspired us to sing along more than others. ♪ don't stop believin' >> reporter: scholars at the university of london, isolated four key elements, number one, long and detailed musical phrases. number two, multipitch changes in the song's hook. number three, male vocalists. number four, higher male voices making a noticeable vocal effort. ♪ living on a prayer >> reporter: using this formula, a list was compiled of the top catchiest songs. "final countdown" by europe made the cut.
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so did the theme song to "baywatch," i'm always here. number two catchiest song of all time, is often acted out as much as it's belted out. "ymca." by the village people. and the number one most sing along hit, a global sports anthem, "we are the champions." by the band queen. ♪ and we'll keep on fighting -- ♪ >> reporter: for "good morning america," t.j. winick, abc news, new york. >> so now you know why i always sing the final countdown. >> i understand it. coming up, who are the eight people who will decide amanda knox's fate tomorrow. josh elliott will take us inside the juryroom. it is very different over there than it is here in the u.s. plus, moms tested.
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we chose a lucky three. and today, they are going to be taking on infomercial products designed to make life easier in the kitchen. but do they? the moms will be setting us straight. but we begin in perugia, italy, on the scene for amanda knox's appeal. tomorrow is judgment for the 24-year-old american. abc's josh elliott is on the scene and he has learned more about the people who hold amanda knox's fate in their hands. six jury members and two judges. good morning to you, josh. >> reporter: good morning to you, bianna, that's right, after nearly four years of ardent appeals by both prosecution and defense here in perugia, it has come to this, fewer than 24 hours now remain before a decision is made to overturn or uphold the murder conviction of amanda knox. the fate of amanda knox now rests in the hands of eight people. six jurors and two judges. we have seen the jury. five women and one man.
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file in and out of court dozen of times over the last ten months. but to be a jury in perugia is something all together different than in america. >> jurors can read newspapers, they can watch tv. there is no sequestering of jurors in italy. they're as vulnerable as any member of the public to a lot of the hyperbole that appears in the italian media. >> reporter: and here the judges have much more influence. experts say that it's really the judges need to believe as they hold considerable sway over the jury with whom they deliberate with throughout the trial. the lead judge in the case, this 68-year-old is said to be respected and experienced. >> judge helman who's running this appeal is a fair judge by and large. he's the one who allowed independent forensic specialists to look at the evidence. >> reporter: all agree it's
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chiefly helman that knox must convince. but for the people of perugia, there is anything about certitude. what percentage of your friends would you say think that amanda is guilty of murder? roughly a little bit more than 50% think she's guilty. she says. would it surprise you if she's set free? no, she said, because the italian justice system stinks. now, i want to return to those all-important points, the six jurors are being led in their deliberations by two judges and just as important, these deliberations have been ongoing throughout the process, making it possible that in effect, a decision could have already been made. >> josh elliott, thank you. let's take a look now at how things are likely to play out
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with former prosecutor susan filan. let's talk about amanda's statement, arguably the most important words that she'll utter in her entire life, what does she need to say? >> it's not so much as what she need to say, but her demeanor. she can't be attacking. she can't say that she's falsely accused. she has to be humble and respectful and persuasive and convincing that she's innocent. and has nothing to do with this. >> why is it so important for her to being humbled? >> the italian justice is under scrutiny by the world now. it's going to be very hard for them, we were wrong and we made a mistake. for them to do that is sort of like our dsk, egg on your face. >> with dominique strauss-kahn, we let him go. >> yes, we did. there was a good reason to do that. for italy to do that, to lose face publicly, to have the defendant attack them, is not going to motivate them their
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goodwill to do that. if she's from the heart and deep and true with integrity and respect for that tribunal, she has a much better chance of motivating them in doing something in her favor. >> you're a former prosecutor, this is not your first rodeo, what is your sense of this one? >> this one is so tough for me. this one, for me, it's 50/50. because the dna evidence having fallen apart doesn't mean the whole case has fallen part. >> the dna evidence was so compiling. >> it seems so compelling against her. if you can't trust the dna, what about the rest of the case, i don't think it was clear whether or not amanda was there, it's really who do you believe. and with you believe. if you look at this, everything has a hole in it for both sides. one time the evidence looks good
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for the prosecution and then it looks good for the defense. each piece of evidence, each fact here can go either way. some of the facts aren't clearly established. >> 50/50, so much suspense going into tomorrow. thank you very much, susan, we appreciate your insight on this sunday morning. tomorrow, be sure to watch the special edition of "good morning america," amanda knox -- judgment day, where amanda's fate will be decided. and now over to andrea canning with another look at the day's headlines. in the news this morning -- nato could begin to wrap up its role in libya as earlier this week. the top u.s. commander for africa says some u.s. assets will likely stay but the air strikes would end. afghanistan's leader said that he's given up trying to talk to taliban, president hamid karzai said that the way to make peace with the insurgents is there pakistan. petit foundation held its annual ride for justice today. william petit whose wife and daughters were killed in a
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conneccut home invasion four year, started the foundation to raise warrens for those affected by violence and chronic illness. the hot air balloons were launched in one year, topping the record set by the fiesta in 2000. time now for a quick check of the weather, rain and even some mountain in the northeast. sunny from the southeast to the plains. scattered storms and showers in parts of the west. 65 in new york. 81 in orlando. phoenix is the hot spot on the map at 97 degrees. that's a look at the national forecast. good morning, washington. are in the 40's. keep your umbrella handy. talking only the 50's today. the 70's are coming back to us by the time we get to >> all right, i did a little investigating, newton, massachusetts, cold and rainy today. houston, 87 and sunny.
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>> hometown forecasts, canning. thank you very much. >> i'm very good at the weather, aren't i? >> you are. coming up here on "good morning america" -- you know those infomercials with clever products that are hard to resist. we're going to put them to test with our mom testers. and it's something that we all fear. keeping a straight face on the air. it's our fixation. it's our fixation.
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now to our widely popular mom tested series. 1,000 of you answered our call for new testers and it was tough. but we had to whittle it down to just three. these are the magic fwloefs that we tested. watch the piece. our mom tester becky worley tells us what the new crew puts to the test. >> reporter: hi, they tested everything from gyro bowls to pocket chairs. now, we've got three new mom testers ready for more. they have been selected to try out four new products. will these products be mom approved or mom disappointed? the moms are from franklin,
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going to cut the tomato. >> reporter: and yvonne wasn't happy, either. no matter how you slice it, it was a split opinion for a slice-o-matic. now it's time to cook and how better than with the revolutionary cooking system of the future. the new wave oven. >> you can now prepare nutritious gourmet meals in a fraction of a time. >> reporter: when the moms watched the instructional dvd, they were ready to cook. >> start. whoo! >> reporter: and as advertised in just minutes -- >> wow, this is really cooking. >> reporter: and what about that all-important taste test? >> it smells good. >> all right, we have our dinner. >> reporter: it's unanimous. >> i love this product. >> reporter: all three moms give the new wave oven an enthusiastic mom approved. next a product that aims to
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make that postmeal cleanup a little bit more, well, magical. >> make way for magic hands. >> it's easier than holding a sponge in your hands. >> reporter: with her magic hands, she washed dishes with ease. she found a number of uses inside the house and outside. plus, she found they have an extra bonus -- >> got to find more stuff for you to clean. >> reporter: but as she got results using the magic hands, she said that the gloves weren't so comfortable on her hand. >> i didn't care for the gloves. >> reporter: making the final verdict on magic hands, one mom disappointed. two moms approved. finally after all of that cooking and cleaning, these moms could use a little relaxation. so, time for the miyashi pillow. >> give you twice the relief right where you need it. >> reporter: yvonne found the
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pillow comforting on the back, neck and feet. >> i'm looking for a busy day. >> reporter: and her whole family got into the mix. >> how is it feeling? >> it feels pretty good. >> reporter: she has her doubts at first. >> it's more of an annoyance than a massage. >> reporter: but after sharing with her friends, the miyashi pillow a mom approved. >> it grew on me. >> reporter: and she joined the others to give the miyashi pillow a mom approved. >> thumbs up "good morning america." thank you. now we contacted the makers of the sliceomatic, they said that they were surprised by her comments. they said it's best to core the apple and precut it so it fits in the device, apply gentle downward pressure. we reached out to the makers of the magic hands, but they were
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the stories that have been catching our attention that we can't stop talking about. >> i'll go first, taylor in texas trying the make her dance debut. she video taped herself dancing. well, she has a surprise visitor in the background. her little brother, he's trying to steal the show and she has no idea what the little monster is doing behind her. >> that is great. that's hard to do. >> would you like to demonstrate? >> no. i feel like i would throw my back out. all right, this is worthy of a does mee movie. shot by jeff in yosemite national park. >> get off of me. get off.
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>> quit it. quit it. >> they're so cute. that wasn't the bears talking. that was jeff's voice. >> they're a lot less adorable when they get older. here's something that we picked up -- this is a great clip. from the cbs affiliate from idaho falls. this is what happens when the graphics department in a news organization rebels check it out. >> a landing ramp fell off the trailer heading northbound. >> you get the picture. somebody in the weather department is rebelling against the news anchors and they don't know how to handle it. it's not cool to laugh at a car accident no matter what's going on. but i do have some sympathy for those people. that would never happen at abc -- >> it's happening again.
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>> it's news and weather together. >> if you have a video or a clip that you want to send us, hit us on twitter. at gma on twitter. >> wait. >> the graphics department is out of control. >> it can't get any worse. can it? >> he's stealing your show, dan. >> he's got a picture. we'll be right back, everybody.
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and attack americans. a scary moment on top of the washington monument as a gust of blows a clamor about 30 from the monument. he was inspecting the structural friday evening when a from the pushed him west wall to the south wall. the work will resume today. the fbi is investigating a containing ackage that was delivered to florida home last night. >> mostly cloudy skies, a few of sunshine. let's look at some temperatures around the region. more like late november. rain again possible today, but likelihood will reduce after noon. 57 at dulles.
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we should be at 73 today. 50 by noon today. cloudy out there. is this pattern ever going to break? tomorrow, we will start to temperatures in the 60's. 70 by tuesday. >> thank you. thank you for watching.
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