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making news in america this morning, what's left of hurricane nate moves inland drenching a third of the country. the storm causing damage, flooding and power outages along the gulf coast. >> something like a train just like an m track train. >> and bob corker fires back after being slammed by the president, the top senate republican is now saying the president treats his office like a reality show. meanwhile, the vice president leaves an nfl game minutes after the national anthem. we're live in washington with the details. breaking overnight lights along the famous las vegas strip going dark exactly one week after the shooting rampage. the victims reremembered.
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gunman's house in their search for answers into his mental health. a very close call on the highway. wait until you see where this bus winds up. the actress and the warlord. the strange real-life plot to u use angelina jolie to nab one of the world's most wanted men. >> we do say good morning, everyone, on this monday. it is set to be a messy commute for millions of americans as what's left of hurricane nate drenches more than 20 states. >> it's now moving out of the south and midwest bringing rain and wind to the northeast. mostly away from the coast. >> the storm made landfall twice this weekend leaving behind a mess along the gulf coast. the heavy rain caused flooding inside the region's casinos and businesses and knocked down power lines and damaged several homes. >> it washed boats ashore
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u.s. 90 along the coast was closed until the sand covering it could be removed. but the good news is there were no deaths or serious injuries reported. >> this was the first hurricane to hit mississippi since hurricane katrina. in the meantime, accuweather's paul williams has more on the storm track. >> good morning, kendis, diane. as we take a look at what we're expecting to thursday we're looking for heavy to extreme rainfall throughout portions of the carolinas down the deep south but i see reaching to moderate to heavy showers throughout the northeast. nate will bring scattered showers throughout the entire northeast. although it's going to bring much needed rain watching out for flooding, slippery in spots. traffic will be a monitor throughout the northeast and mid-atlantic. kendis, diane. >> if paul williams says it will be a monster it will. thank you. major headlines out of washington. the vice president's early departure from an nfl game in just a moment. >> first to the explosive comments about the president from a fellow
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senator bob corker says president trump could lead the country into world war ii. abc's arlette saenz has details live from washington. strong words, arlette, especially from someone from his party. >> reporter: totally, kendis and diane. for political junkies this is the ultimate political smackdown. the president and a top senator airing greefr advances for all to see, the feud between president trump and senator bob corker shows no sign of dying down. a republican war of words erupting pitting tennessee senator bob corker against president trump. in an interview with "the new york times" corker slammed the president saying he treats his office like a reality show and could set the country on the path to world war iii. corker, the powerful chair of the senate foreign relations committee said, quote, in several instances he's hurt us as it reels to negotiations that were underway by tweeting things out and he didn't stop there. the senator added, quote, i know for a fact that every single day at the white house
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situation of trying to contain him. that extraordinary rebuke of a president of his own party capped off a day of in-fighting not often seen in public. last week corker who recently said he won't seek re-election made this jab. >> secretary tillerson, secretary mattis and chief of staff kelly are those people that help separate our country from chaos. >> reporter: the president lashed out sunday in a barrage of tweets. senator bob corker begged me to endorse him for re-election in tennessee. i said no and he dropped out. said he could not win without my endorsement. hence, i would fully expect corker to be a negative voice and tan in the way of our great agenda. didn't have the guts to run. the tennessee republican disputed those claims and fired back. it's a shame the white house has become an adult day-care center. someone obviously missed their shift this morning. this comes at a tricky time for the president's agenda. senator corker will be a key vote on tax reform and the
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comes to the iran nuclear deal. diane and kendis, we'll have to see whether attacks complicate things for president trump? and have to see what the president says as of 6:00 a.m. >> thanks, arlette. vice president mike pence reignited the feud with the nfl. pence traveled to his home state of indiana to to see the colts play the 49ers but left early after several san francisco players took a knee during the national anthem. pence tweeted that he would not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, flag or anthem. president trump then tweeted that he had asked pence to walk o out. critics say it was a publicity stu stunt. >> president trump is seeking in exchange for d.r.e.a.m.ers and ended the daca program and gave lawmakers until march to fix it. now he says any reforms to that program must be coupled with full funding for the
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and overhaul of the green card system and a series of other demands. >> leaders chuck schumer and nancy pelosi slammed the list as going far beyond what is reasonable. they had recently had dinner with the president and announced they had reached a deal on daca that did not include the border wall. in the meantime, the president has yet to explain his tweet that stated only one thing will work with north korea, but a top aide says there's no misunderstanding about the president's words. white house budget director mulvaney says the president is clearly saying that military options are absolutely on the table. las vegas has marked exactly one week since the horrific shooting rampage with tributes to those killed. hundreds gathered last night for a candlelight vigil where the names of all 58 victims were read outloud. the bright lights of the famed welcome sign and marquee signs went dark symbolizing the length of the shooting for
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the gunman's brother is now in nevada talking to the fbi. this as investigators conduct another search and share some disturbing details about the shooter's mental state. here's abc's kenneth moton. >> reporter: the fbi back at the mesquite home of killer stephen paddock. authorities say the new search warranted executed after interviews with the gunman's girlfriend marilou danley. sources reveal investigators increasingly believe paddock had severe psychiatric illness likely undiagnosed describing paddock as standoffish, disconnected and anti-social. new chilling details about that note found next to paddock's mandalay bay perch. officials say it contained handwritten numbers for wind, trajectory and distance to maximize his shots and kills. one of the first responders t l telling "60 minutes" about the note. >> the elevation he was on, the drop of what his bullet would be for the crowd. so he had had that written down and figured out so he would know
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targets from there. >> reporter: authorities are interviewing people like reno card dealer scott armstrong who says he came face-to-face with paddock two months ago. >> he said he was terribly depressed and that his life was miserable. >> reporter: investigators are focused on paddock's final days that included hours of gambling and hiring a prostitute focused on september and october 2016 when paddock started to build his arsenal, buy more than 30 guns. >> he didn't talk to anybody. that's the scary thing about this shooter. >> reporter: kenneth moton, abc news, las vegas. we'll move on and take a look at your weather. what was hurricane nate spawned possible tornadoes as it moves across the carolinas. this one near polkville, north carolina and damaged some homes. the county fair was evacuated and behind the recommend naventss of the hurricane will be summerlike temperatures. new orleans will top out
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memphis will reach 90. the high in atlanta will be 80 but it will also be 80 in chicago. that's 15 degrees above normal. it'll be much cooler in the northern plains with denver facing snow and a high of 34. coming up the controversial ad that has a brand admitting it missed the mark. plus, new images from puerto rico overnight, more than two weeks after hurricane maria struck. a tornado of fire as one country deals with some of the worst wildfires ever.
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officials in puerto rico say the death toll from hurricane maria has grown now to 39 and it could go higher. more than half the island now has water that's safe to drink but it's still facing severe
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the island's governor and san juan's mayor both tweeting scenes of extreme flooding. only about 11% of the island's customers have electricity. black lives matter activists gathered in salt lake city to protest the clearing of a white officer in the shooting of a black man. patrick harmon tried to run from officer as tempting to arrest him for several felony warrants and prosecutors say clinton fox opened fire after harmon turned to lunge at the officers with a knife. prosecutors say the use of force was justified. officer fox remains on modified duty pending an internal investigation. bowe bergdahl is expected to plead guilty to avoid a trial over desertion and misbehavior. he would held captive by the taliban for five years after walking away from his post in afghanistan. he was freed in a prisoner swap three years ago. the 31-year-old faces life in prison and a dishonorable discharge. we're also learning three men do face life in prison
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terror plot against new york city. two are only 19. they planned coordinated attacks in various locations and the fbi seized bombmaking materials and marked up subway maps. they were arrested a year ago but they're only unsealing details now. facing a public outcry over what many call a racist ad, dove body wash showed a black man shedding a brown t-:30 revealing a t-:30 that reveries an asian woman. dove is now apologizing saying they missed the mark in representing women of color. a dove spokeswoman said it was intended as a celebration of diversity. when we come back two of the nfl's biggest stars suffering serious injuries on the field. and the man who jumped onto the front of a bus, hear what he was demanding and what the driver did not want to do.
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looking at a fire devil caught on camera in portugal over the weekend. it's known as a tornado of fire. it was spotted during the country's worst wildfires in recent memory fueled by a widespread drought. 1,000 firefighters are now battling five major wildfires all across the country. well, back in this country one of hollywood's most powerful hit makers is out of a job. >> harvey weinstein, the producer behind numerous oscar winning films has now been fired by his own board of directors over allegations of sexual harassment, stretching back decades. here's abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: harvey weinstein is out. terminated from the company bearing his name amid a mounting sexual harassment scandal. weinstein, the studio head behind "pulp fiction," "good will hunting" and "shakespeare in love." meryl streep highlighting his reputation. >> i just want to thank
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agent, kevin and god, harvey weinstein. >> reporter: pressure building to fire the media mogul after a "new york times" report spanned decades that he sexually harass the movie stars including ashley judd and rose mcgowan and judd saying women have been talking about harvey amongst ourselves for a long time and it's simply beyond time to have the conversation publicly. even the president speaking about weinstein's troubles. >> i've known harvey weinstein for a long time. i'm not at all surprised to see it. >> reporter: weinstein has vowed to sue "the times" calling the article reckless reporting and full of faults and discredited allegations, but admitted to abc news he is working with a therapist. i'm trying to do better. i know i have a long way to go. actor nathan lane coming forward speaking at the new york film festival claiming weinstein shoved him up against a wall and
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over a joke at hillary clinton's birthday gala in 2000. >> our thanks to eva pilgrim for that report. weinstein's attorney and adviser have both severed ties with him as at least two new accusers have stepped forward. we will have much more on "good morning america." so this was hardly a routine ride home for a bus full of middle school students in baltimore. 68-year-old laverne duran jumped on the bus. he said someone threw a plastic bottle at his car. a speedboat that belonged to jfk has a new owner. it was auctioned off in new york for $75,000. president kennedy used it when he visited his home in hyannis, massachusetts. the vessel was among a number of kennedy era items available. the lot included a custom-made rocking chair which kennedy used to help control his chronic back pain. now to chicago and
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galen rupp won the marathon in 2:09. >> he's the first american to win the race in 15 years. he beat two kenyan runners on a warm day in the windy city >> that's the key. there is action in all four of baseball's divisional series today and plenty of drama. >> the indianian and yankees were scoreless until the solo home run in the seventh. the only scoring in the game as new york's tanaka held the indians scoreless for seven innings. the indians lead the series 2-1. game four tonight. earlier in boston the red sox were in danger of elimination by the houston astros who took a quick three-run lead but hanley ramirez delivered four hits and knocking in three rbis. david price cleaned up the starter's mess with a four scoreless innings. boston won it 10-3. houston leads the series 2-1. game four is this afternoon. >> let's talk about football and th g
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went into houston as the nfl's only undefeated team and they left still undefeated with a 5-0 record after beating the texans, 4-34. alex smith threw for three touchdowns and tyreek hill returned to punt 82 yards for a score. deshaun watson threw five touchdown passes, pretty good, but they lost. >> houston lost more than last night's game. three-time defensive player of the year j.j. watt is out for the year with a broken left leg. and new york giants all pro receiver odell beckham jr. broke his left ankle among four giants receivers injured against the chargers. >> horrible day for injuries in the league. >> went off the field crying. angelina jolie's astounding effort to attempt to capture one of the world's most wanted men. cars going all over the place with a bus speeding toward them. what happened next.
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♪ time now for "the pulse" and we'll start with angelina jolie and joseph kony. he's a notorious african warlord you might remember came well known after a documentary surfaced about him accused of murdering, kidnapping and several other charges. >> well, newly released documents show back in 2012 jolie offered to embed with u.s. special forces near kony's central african headquarters and then she and brad pitt were to invite kony to a private dinner where he would be captured. >> the whole plan never was put into action, though. and it's believed kony remains at large. >> a man wanted there. well, over the weekend a bride and groom didn't let hurricane nate delay their wedding. >> michael and heather braved the wind and the rain in new orleans on saturday exchanging wedding vows
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venue, mind you. >> so they did however move their wedding reception up a day early to friday night and the wedding celebrated in the french quarter saturday night once the weather finally improved. >> a lot of commitment not only to hold your wedding on the day anyway but doing it outside. all right and it was a close call on this highway in the uk with the whole thing caught on camera. take a look. >> a car loses control and spins out in front of a bus. carrying nearly 50 seniors heading home from an outing in oxford.with good morning washington. a muggy start to this columbus day . if you have the day off, the weather will make it a little harder to enjoy it. and if you do have to work-- grab an umbrealla. your forcast is moments away. here is quick look at your top stories this morning. hurricane nate has weakened to a tropical depression, after making landfall in the gulf. meanwhile people are picking up the pieces. the storm caused serious flooding in mississippi and alabama. it alsop
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carolinas. despite the damage, no storm related injuries have been reported. this morning, one of the most powerful men in hollywood is looking for a new job. film executive harvey weinstein has been fired from a company he co-founded amid sexual harassment accusation. the new york times that detailed allegations of sexual misconduct against weinstein that spanned decades. weinstein admited to past wrongdoing, but says he will sue the times over its article. good morning washington. i'm kellye lynn.. in for autria godfrey. . and i'm ron burgandy. toss to eileen - rain & wind this morning from nate; very humid/tropical - drier this afternoon & tuesday; unseasonably warm - more showers mid-late week; impacts to nationals game? - dry and warm weekend ahead today: am rain and wind. pm partly sunny; isolated shower. very humid. highs: 82-87 winds: sw 15-25 g 30+ mph tonight: mild & muggy. patchy g
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tuesday: partly sunny. a touch less humid, still very warm. highs: 81-85 winds: nw 5 mph right now-- police are trying to find the people who
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walmart! it happened sunday morning around midnight in ellicott city. police believe it started as a fight - then one man shot another man, and took off. police say the victim also fired several shots - but no one was hit. in the disctrict-- a driver is lucky to be alive after a crash turns into a
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video. police say a car crashed into the woods and bursts into flames. it happened on hillcrest drive in southeast. fire officials tell us three people were trapped. two of them were taken to the hospital in critical condition. the third - has minor injuries. police are investigating what caused the crash. we are just one month out from the virginia gubernatorial election. ralph northam and ed gillespie will face off at the polls, but before then-- they will go head to head in the third and final gubernatorial debate. you can watch it live on newschannel 8 tonight at 7pm. the candidates will square off at the university of virginia's college at wise. since this is columbus day, the box office weekend isn't quite over yet but so far, one movie is proving that sometimes "first place" isn't enough. "blade runner 20-49" is topping the box office -- making more than 31 million dollars in it's debut weekend. although that sounds good-- it's bad news for the studio, who hoped the movie would make between at least 45 million dollars. coming in at number 2-- "the mountain between us"
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with ten million dollars. and the horror movie "it" is still going strong, finishing in third place. "it" has made more than 304 million dollars since it opened 5 weeks ago. it's xx and we're just getting started. tropical storm nate heads this way-- leaving a path of devastation in the heads this way-- leaving a path of devastation in the gulf. but emergency crews are counting their blessings. why they say they were extra prepared to face this monster storm. the president goes head to head with a member of his own party-- and it is all playing out on social media. what sparked the comments that set of a twitter storm.
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washington. i'm larry smith. and i'm kellye lynn.. in for autria godfrey. - rain & wind this morning from nate; very humid/tropical - drier this afternoon & tuesday; unseasonably warm - more showers mid-late week; impacts to nationals game? - dry and warm weekend ahead today: am rain and wind. pm partly sunny; isolated shower. very humid. highs: 82-87 winds: sw 15-25 g 30+ mph tonight: mild & muggy. patchy fog. lows: 62-69 winds: sw 5 mph tuesday: partly sunny. a touch less humid, still very warm. highs: 81-85 winds: nw 5 mph right now--


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