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the same curriculum for the boy scouts allowing them to earn eagle scout rank. the abc7's instapoll is this. do you agree with the decision to allow girls? nancy: the results are coming in live on the screen. brad bell is joining us with reaction from parents. brad? brad: yeah, so this decision was made at the boy scouts headquarters in texas at the big annual board meeting. but here at the boy scouts of america national capital area council they are telling us they love the idea. they are telling us for years the families have been asking for something like this. saying the schedules are too busy to run boys in one direction and girls to the other. they want to accommodate them. we have been out in the community a little bit and we have had a chance to talk to folks. we are hearing mixed opinions about the change.
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should be. i think some things in this world need to be kept traditionally and for other reasons. i think it should be boys in boy scouts and girls in girl scouts. they can have events together. >> i'm sure the boy scouts stand for more than just being boys. i don't think it's that big of an issue if girls are allowed to be scouts. brases many details yet need to be worked out. when we arrived here at the council headquarters, the staff was inside doing a webinar on this change that is coming. a lot of details need to be worked out. one of the things people ask me, what are you going to call a girl who becomes a boy scout eagle scout? the answer here was you are going to call her an eagle scout. we are still working on the story. when we come back at 6:00, we will have the words of the boy scouts but also the reaction from the girl
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this at all. in bethesda, brad bell, abc7 news. nancy: brad, thank you. big changes there. you can participate in the instapoll at wjla.com/votenow. again the question. do you agree with the decision to include girls in the scouting program? we'll have an update on the poll at the bottom of the hour. >> some of our stuff is safe. my family is safe. it's all that matters. >> it's a nightmare. >> we have seen horrible california fires over the years but nothing like this. this ranks among the worst. look at the video. driving down the street. you can see the embers and the flames everywhere you look. this is a first-person view in sonoma county. this is a police cruiser. listen carefully for a second. >> so many fires we can't
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jonathan: all you hear is the scanner with nonstop calls in background and flames from the windows. nancy: terrifying. from above equally as frightening. smoke as far as you can see. entire communities reduced to ashes. jonathan: we know at this hour 17 people are among those killed. hundreds of people still reported missing at this time. 3,500 homes and businesses gone. maggie rulli right now in santa rosa with an update. maggie? maggie: jonathan and nancy, many people here in santa rosa were in such a rush to evacuate that today they are still desperately searching for their loved ones. more than 22 wildfires are still raging in california. some of worst this state has ever seen. >> we have had big fires in the past. this is one of the biggest, most serious. it's not over. >> ripping across more than 170,000 acres. firefighters are struggling to stay ahead of the fast-moving flames and are focusing their limited resources on saving lives.
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how powerrerful and how dangerous it can be. if you have an advisory, go. you don't need to be here. maggie: those who are unable to come home often find memories in ashes. >> wow! i don't know. maggie: lois smith lived here for 16 years and said she has never seen wildfires like this. >> it looks like a war zone. sad. >> real sad. >> more than 3,500 homes and businesses are destroyed. at least 7,000 are without power. in many areas, they are remaining under mandatory evacuations. cell towers are torn down and they are trying to reach the loved ones. officials believe many of those missing will eventually be located in evacuation centers or other locations but they expect the death toll to continue to
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police say the fire ripped down the community here. some of those who died were living right here. maggie rulli, newsom. jonathan: -- maggie rulli, abc7 news. jonathan: so sad. the sonoma fire is way up north. that is the northern part of the state. anaheim down near los angeles south. this is what the fire situation was there. folks returning to what is left of their homes after the canyon fire two as they labeled it forced them to quickly leave. people who need to get medications or the pets, they are escorted back in by police. several homes were destroyed. others damaged from the intense heat. >> i am grate. -- i am grateful for everyone who tried to save it and mortified for my neighbors who couldn't. some of our stuff is saved. my family is safe. that is all that it matters. jonathan: firefighters are fighting a monster. when you consider the santa ana winds howling from 50 to
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70-mile-per-hour winds. some of the homes were fully engulfed in a matter of minutes. >> stay with abc7 for continuing coverage of the california wildfires. we will have updates as breaking news comes in as well as on "abc7 news at 5:00" and "abc7 news at 6:00" and "world news tonight" with david muir. you can get alerts on the go from website wjla.com. back here at home one person in critical condition after being rescued from a burning home in arlington. arlington county firefighters sharing pictures of the flames shooting out from the home. incredible scenes. this is from overnight on north ivy street. two other people in the home did managed to escape. now the cause of the fire has not been identified. recent rain one reason why the fire was quickly contained. the rain, however, not enough to break a dry spell. the chance of some showers does return as we head to the second half of the week. stormwatch7's meteorologist steve rudin with the forecast. steve: a few showers out th
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continue as we move through the everything hours. so if you have outdoor plans for this evening make sure you have an umbrella with you. keep it handy. farther south of us, not needing it a lot. zoom in closer to frederick county and along the mason dixon line where most of the shower activity is concentrated right now. nothing heavy and nothing that will become severe but more or less to keep sidewalks and the roadways wet. it's cool out there compared to yesterday. 74 degrees at reagan national airport. for this evening we drop in the 60's. the sun sets at 6:35. talking about the upcoming weekend in a few minutes. jonathan: the las vegas massacre and the controversial timeline. maintenance worker at the mandalay bay hotel told nbc news this morning that he alerted dispatchers to call police to report shots fired from the high-rise suite. even giving the floor, the 32nd floor. that is before the bullets rained down on the music festival below. this is as we learn the gunm
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had been losing the service elevator, perk normally for high rollers but also concealed his movement of coming and going. they believe he was going to attempt an escape but he killed himself after the shooting spree that killed 58 people and left hundreds of others wounded. nancy: in our area, a way to help the las vegas victims. blood drive is open right now in mclean. if you go to the hilton mclean tysons corner until 8:00 tonight to donate for survivors. jonathan: sometimes it helps with the healing. last night the first home game of the las vegas golden knights, the new nhl team. police, firefighters, dispatchers, e.m.t., doctors, nurses, all introduced a player and a coach to the ice. prior to the national anthem 58 seconds of silence. one for each victim. their names were projected to the ice. they participated in the ceremonial puck drop. vegas won in
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home debut. on the subject of sports, much different vein. in a matter of moments nats taking on the cubs. do or die. they are hoping that the series comes back too the water front but start with robert outside of wrigley field with stephen strasburg. flip-flop here, robert. this is do or die. you have to have one of the aces on the mound. robert: how about that? it's funny because yesterday dusty baker told us to rourke was going to take the mound because stephen strasburg was under the weather. we don't know if baker was trying to throw everyone for a loop. but strasburg ace starting today. here is what dusty said about that before the game. manager baker: he said, "i'm feeling a whole lot better and i want the ballment" robert: with that said, some happy, no, ma'am don't -- some don't care. >> we are going to win. robert: are you feelg
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>> i am feeling good. robert: tuesday dusty said strasburg was under the better so when they heard rourke was starting they didn't understand. >> if strasburg really wasn't feeling well then that is fine. but this is when you got to pitch. he is getting paid to do this. he is a pro. robert: you think only if stephen strasburg was close to the grave then you don't start him, right? >> exactly! i was happy there was a rain-out. i figured he would start today. a little disappointed when he scratched him. glad he is back at him. robert: it's no shock to brandon. the cubs fans have seen him juggle pitchers in the past. springing up scherzer's exit on monday. >> thanks, dusty taking him off. he was putting us away pretty good and got a hit and took us out. same old dusty baker. we have had him. we know what it's like. robert: poor dusty. these two have been standing here. i
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dancing. i'll ask you a question. how do you feel about stephen strasburg pitching for the nats? >> well, after what happened in the first game and how we saw the pitcher stood for the first game but the cubs pulled through and won. which is really cool. that was a really good, a really good moment for us because we are die-hard cubs fans. i feel like even though the pitcher is good i think that the cubs can still win being they are at home and in front of the live fans. they are all, they are all ready, they are waiting. they are like c'mon, cub, you got this. robert: who is this kid? why do i do this when you could do it for me? anyway, i'm going to cut you off before you take my job. stand back! richard reeve, you are in d.c. what is going on over there. richard: hey, buddy. a lot of folks hanging out here, gathering here. the fans beginning to arrive here. we are with stephen, a fan out here hoping for a victory tonight. boy, oh, boy, we h
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through this so many times. can we pull it out tonight? >> i hope so. big fan of bryce. and glad to see strasburg is pitching tonight. being an indians fan and haven't seen what the cubs did to the idians last year i am -- indians last year i am cheering to the nationals so i can come to a world series game in my backyard. richard: let's hope we have a big win here tonight. one thing that folks need to know about, we have it coming up at 5:00, how are you going to get home if there is a game tomorrow night? we have the vital information for you coming up. reporting live, richard reeve, abc7 news. nancy: i like the optimism. thinking how you will get home tomorrow night. >> i'm shocked that robert let him ramble on. he is a cubs fan. who cares what he has to say? nancy: he's cute. jonathan: one of the producers is upset. he is a cubbies fan, too. coming up on 7, we have a consumer alert. amazon plan to let the teenagers purchase items through the app. is that okay? na
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owner is charged but you won't believe the coincidence that allowed a guest to find that camera. jonathan: we are counting down to the wharf opening which is now 24 hours away from a major transformation that is taking place on the d.c. water front. so cool if you haven't been down there. the final preparations on big change to the city's landscape. >> come on. i'm used to that. nancy: now audio of harvey weinstein who is accused of sexual abuse. ahead at 4:30, a closer look at why cases like this are more
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nancy: happening tonight the vigil for the prince george's county woman set on fire last month who was pregnant. we talk to family who says andrea grinage is still in critical condition. her baby girl was delivered prematurely, though, and is expected to go home. tonight's vigil is also a call for action to set up a domestic violence batter's registry to prevent tragedies from happening. >> this is a call to action against domestic violence. not just in prince george's county and d.c. and virginia, we have seen significantly the horrors of what do mostic violence incident -- domestic violence incidents are doing to family and now significantly to children. nancy: it's from 6:30 to 8:30 at the word of life chst
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center. jonathan: local las vegas shooting victim tina frost is not able to speak but she can hear. her spirits were lifted yesterday when a cast member from one of their favorite television shows paid her a visit in the i.c.u. kevin lewis explains. >> i'm going to lock myself in the house. kess charles esten plays claybon on "nashville" visited tina frost in her las vegas hospital room. his acoustic guitar in tow hugged her mother mary and posed for photos. he then serenaded the 27-year-old anne arundel county narrative to three country songs and left an autographed photo reading "to tina, with all my love and prayers. keep getting better. i will see you and austin in nashville." last sunday, frost was attending the country music festival in vegas whe
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and right eye. she hasn't spoken or opened her eyes since. but is now breathing for hours on end without the aid of a ventilator. she has also wiggled her toes and leg when asked in physical therapy sessions. meanwhile, people donated more than $500,000 to frost go fund me account. hundreds from employees across the world. she is an accountant for the global firm san diego office. frost's hospital room adorned with colorful get well cards and photos of happier times. her mother's mantra. "slow and steady wins the race." in montgomery county, i'm kevin lewis, abc7 news. nancy: incredible gesture there. all right. the next story may have you thinking twice before renting a place through airbnb. a couple from indiana finding secret cameras inside a home they rented in florida. they were hidden inside of t
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one of them right over their bed. jonathan: ew. nancy: the man posted the room was arrested for video voyeurism. >> there are state laws that prohibit people from secretly videotaping others. particularly, in the zones where the individuals have an expectation of privacy. >> airbnb says the man had an account for two years and has been banned. the man found it because he had i.t. experience. jonathan: like i said. ew! consumer alert. mom and dad, move aside. teens can shop on amazon on their own. parents can add up to four teenagers to the amazon account to give kids the own log-in information to buy stuff on the app. think it's a good idea? not so much. mom and dad get notifications if there is a purchase and they set spending limits and cancel orders. here is the problem. if you spend any time on amazon it
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to costco you don't need. so that is going to happen with the teenagers. nancy: absolutely! that mom there seems happy about her son buying shoes i don't think most moms will be that happy. steve: yeah. no. you are not getting it. jonathan: cancel button. cancel that right there. steve: you do not need those shoes or that shirt or that hat. jonathan: there are no holes in that shoe. no need to be replaced. nancy: surprised you can't buy a car on amazon. jonathan: you went there! steve: you need an umbrella on and off for a couple of days and the sunglasses moving in the upcoming weekend. a nice tradeoff. work and go to school and then a lot going on with the wharf opening. wine festival. jonathan: alzheimer's walk. steve: a couple. jonathan: big one at the washington monument. i'm hosting this year. steve: very cool. looking down at arlington now, the clouds will stick around, the drizzle and the patchy fog later ton
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we have a frontal zone and you can figure out where it is located. cooler air north and east of us where you see the green and the yellow and the oranges. that is where it is warmer. 87 in roanoke compared to 74 at the reagan national airport. radar, hit or miss. heaviest rain to the west of us. garrett county moving to cumberland area. nothing will become severe. we need rain here. the fall color change kicking off to the west of us. the rain should help things out a little bit. scattered showers again on the i-81 corridor, broadwell up to woodstock and luray. it's very light at this time. the same situation as we move to northern montgomery county. frederick county to eldersburg and union town. hugging the mason dixon line. other than shower activity, temperatures are on the cool side compared to what we have had for the last couple of days. up is will set at 6:35. tonight,
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drizzle, showers. 66 degrees. waking up tomorrow it's a mild start. tomorrow is a dreary day. the temperatures below average for a change. highs will only make it to 65 to 70 degrees. here is the future cast. keep an umbrella handy moving through the day. not a washout, however enough rain to dampen the roadways and the sidewalks and slow it down for the rush hour commute. the same driving home for friday. i should say going to work friday morning. then we clear everything out. take a look at the ten-day outlook. look at the weekend. 78 on saturday. 82 on sunday. a chance for showers on monday. now on monday we have a cold front that is going to push through late in the day. the cold front drops our temperatures in the upper 50's tuesday, wednesday and thursday of next week. nancy: thank you. still ahead
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4:00" -- boy scouts say girls can join. there has been a flood of reaction. so do you agree or disagree with the move? weigh in at wjla.com/votenow. we will share the results in ten minutes. >> plus it has been years in the making. wharf on the southwest d.c. water front ready to open. but will it be ready for the grand opening? you can see the final touches put on now. live report coming up when "abc7 news at 4:00" continues
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jonathan: you have driven by it. all kind of construction going on for a long time. the countdown is on. less than 24 hours until the wharf on the water front opens to the public. nancy: this is exciting. a project that is years in the making. will it be ready for tomorrow's grand opening? jonathan: sam sweeney is there live. i have been by there the last couple of days. flurry of activity as they get ready for it to go online. so many shops and restaurants there, too. >> if you weren't an expert you would think there is no way it can be ready tomorrow. the only real way to describe it is imagine north pole on december 23. all of the elves getting all of their last minute items to place.
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december pile all of the -- despite all of this, the developer in charge says the wharf will be ready. most of the shops will be open tomorrow. there are hundreds of apartment and condos. most are still available to respect. studios start $2,000 a month and two bedrooms start $3800 a month. the infinity pal views on top of the apartment is not shabby. outside the apartment, there are venues and theaters. one of them is an open house with live music. no matter what happens the music will play. >> there is a furry of work going on right now. we have a couple of thousand construction workers that are wrapping up. they will be working through the night. >> if you want to come out
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grand opening, the water taxis will be free. you can take the metro to the metro station. only five-minute walk away. the best advice is leave the car at home. reporting live at the wharf along the water front in southwest washington, sam sweeney. back to you. jonathan: i can't wait to check it out. it will be a lot of fun. nancy: i like the metaphor. december 23. a lot to get done. "7 on your side" health alert ahead. meningitis at d.c. university. jonathan: why officials are not worried about an outbreak. also ahead, the social media storm created by the boy scouts of america. they are now saying they will include girls. still to come, you can vote in the instapoll. the question we are asking. do you agree with the decision by the boy scouts? wjla.com/votenow to weigh in. we'll check results after the break. right now it look like 78% of you say no, not a good idea.
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announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 4:00". on your side. jonathan: a violent robbery to tell you about that happened in southeast d.c. last night. a gun was pulled on a man who was walking his dog. and then the gunman took the
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pitbull. tonight police are trying to track down the robbers and the dog. stephen tschida has this crime alert for you. stephen: the puppy out for a walk about 5:30 last night. a'ing a car came to a sudden halt. a man got out. pulled a handgun and said, "drop the leash." >> i'm glad he didn't shoot. that was the only thing going through my mind. stephen: her name is heaven. the owner said they had her only days but fell in love with her. >> that is my baby. i named her, i was happy when i first got her. stephen: the family owning heaven say she is not even a month old. too young for solid food. they were giving her a special liquid formula. >> it's hurtful for someone to do that to a person over a dog. stephen: the owners of heaven are so frightened of the gunman that took her, they don't want their faces shown. >> it could have been my son's life. they robbed him at gun point. stephen: they are hoping that a nearby crime camera captured the vehicle and the ta
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that leads to heaven's return and the gunman's arrest. stephen tschida, abc7 news. nancy: all right. turning now to the national christmas tree lighting. the lottery for it begins tomorrow. can you believe it's already that time of year? 10:00 a.m., 10:00 sharp, you can apply for a chance to attend the festivities. applications are open through 10:00 monday morning so get ready. the tree lighting scheduled for november 30. it's still very strange to be talking about the national christmas tree lighting at this point. steve: and how much temperatures change. the last few years i have been down there and my feet are frozen and my fingers are frozen. you look outside now and here we are in the middle of october almost and people are still golfing. nancy: 75 degrees now? steve: exactly. cooler weather on the way for the day tomorrow and a nice warmup for the weekend. i can deal with that. nancy: we can deal with that. steve: temperatures out there. 74 degrees at reagan national. nancy was close when she guessed 75.
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good job! it's 60 in ashburn. hagerstown at 65 degrees. dale city reporting in at 73. show you the stormwatch7 satellite and radar. we have a few scattered showers out there. nothing that will become severe. but be on the lookout through the everything commute. a few showers may pop up on the capital beltway and slow things down. there is nothing around the beltway right now but up to gaithersburg on 270, that is where we have a small, slow-moving shower that will make the pavement wet. wakeup temperatures tomorrow morning will be in the mid-to-upper 50's. well off to the west of us. but closer in, we are talking 60 to 66 degrees. then we will look for better conditions on the way for the upcoming weekend. more on that in a few minutes. nancy? >> c'mon, i'm used to that. >> you are used to that? nancy: disturbing audio of a mo
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weinstein. he has since been fired from his own company as dozens of allegations of harassment and assault pour in. what you can you do if you are a victim of something similar? jeff goldberg reports that many victims only feel comfortable coming forward after someone else does. jeff: the amization -- accusations against harvey weinstein are shocking to some but not to all. >> surprising but not shocking. jeff: she says weinstein, similar to bill cosby or bill o'reilly had power and influence over the accusers and repeatedly took advantage of the dynamic. >> it happens a lot in serial abusers. they see what they can get away with. that also allows unfortunately a history of assault to continue for a long time. jeff: more than 25 women have come forward with accusations of sexual harassment or assault against wine stein including gwyneth
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ashley judd and angelina jolie. the "new yorker" released this undercover police audio in 2015 of weinstein with a model. >> i'm a famous guy. jeff: it's understandable why more women are now sharing their stories each day. >> when somebody does come forward it's very empowering for other people. so then they feel compelled to share their story, too, because they realize that remaining silent, this has been allowed to proliferate. jeff: according to the "new york times," weinstein reached at least eight settlement with female accusers and denied any accusation of nonconsensual sex. coming up in an hour, we are look at the legal fallout from accusations that could be expanding. live in the newsroom, jeff goldberg, abc7 news. jonathan: a lot of people sharing the opinions after the boy scouts announced they would be including girls in their program. nancy: this change could also
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highest rank of eagle scout. lindsey mastis joins us with reaction on social media. boy, have there been reaction. lindsey: people feel strongly either one way or the other. and we posted this to facebook asking you to let us know what you think. love it, hate it or are confused? we are getting a lot of comments. take a look. here is one -- lindsey: another writes -- lips -- lindsey: but others see a problem -- lindsey: others want to know
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lindsey: you can share your thoughts with us as well. head to the facebook page. back to you. snee it's interest -- jonathan: it's interesting because they call it boy scouts. if a girl joined it would they change the name and call it scouting? lindsey: i don't know. good question for them. but we are getting different experiences. girl scouts versus boy scouts. it doesn't seem to be the same experience. gender difference. jonathan: all right. interesting. nancy: thank you. jonathan: we'll follow it. thanks. gradual student at american university was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. the d.c. health department said most students had been vax waited so there is -- vax waited -- vaccinated so there is a small chance it will spread.
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washing your hands often can prevent the bacteria from spreading. >> next at 4:00 -- what was trending on switer and the me -- twitter and the message to president trump. jonathan: facebook apologizing. coming up next, plan to help puerto rico after hurricane maria completely backfires. nancy: a look at how to start tomorrow with "good morning washington" on abc7. >> thanks, guys. tomorrow on "good morning washington," don't miss the live team coverage of the final preparation of the d.c. wharf as we take you behind the scenes for a look at the hottest go-to destination in the area. >> keep it here for traffic and weather every ten minutes
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jonathan: he is known for it. profanity filled rap but he star getted president trump last night. nancy: he described the president's action and the rant on the nfl as distraction from real issues and problems that plague the country. he had a message for fans who might be split on liking his music. according to the president he says he doesn't want them.
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he is sorry for showcasing if virtual reality app of a video tour of hurricane ravaged puerto rico. nancy: it was intended to premote hurricane relief but it backfired. that is a 3d cartoon version of zuckerberg's touring the island. many called him out for being tone deaf and claimed he was exploiting the disaster. he says all he wanted to do is show how the feature can raise awareness. not sure if that was the best way. jonathan: little backfire there. rising tensions with north korea. coming up next for us at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- the latest in what has been a war of words. how many americans say the president is making things worse. nancy: plus, annual congressional football game under the microscope after the summer's ballpark ambush. the beefed up security and the former redskins stars participating in th
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ed giof a woman'sd put thpersonal decisions,rge not women and their doctors. as governor, ed gillespie says, i would like to see abortion be banned. if ed gillespie would like to see abortion banned, i would like to see i would like to see i would like to see that ed gillespie never becomes governor.
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jonathan: the two were let got after the loss of confidence after the ship crashed in the her chant ship in august. ten sailors wer
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navy is still investigating but says the collision should have and could have been avoided. in the meantime in south korea, the uss tucson with the crew of 150 arrived. scheduled deployment in the region for the 400-foot long high powered sub with a dozen launch tubes for cruise missiles. the navy officials say the visit will help strength the relationship with the allies on the southern half of the korean peninsula. nancy: this is as they are ratcheting up the rhetoric. tensions are at an all-time high. they respond to the weapons test with bomb drills. >> as north korea slept, american b-1 bombers flying mission over the sea of japan. side by side with korean and the japanese fighters. the north korean foreign minister responding. russia state media reporting that president trump lit the wick of war and we need to settle the final score with a hail of fire not words.
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words in the past saying they could face fire and fury. today he said when it comes to north korea the attitude is the only one that matters. >> itworks. that is the way the system works. but i have a different attitude and different way than other people. i feel stronger and tougher on that sunt. but i listen to everybody. >> 65% of the people believes that his comments made the situation worse. another threat stopped partially put back with the diplomacy. >> we will announce it shortly. >> strong words from the top request on the house foreign affairs committee. >> as flawed as the deal is, i believe
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it. >> a south korean lawmaker revealed they hacked a war plan not through still but negligence. they are speaking out to mange sure it doesn't happen again. the pentagon is only saying their confidence and the ability to contain north korea. in northwest, serena marshall, abc7 news. nancy: "7 on your side" consumer alert. fewer job openings in august compared to july. still at 6 million postings. it's at record high and wage growth is slow to suggest that companies are not offering enough to fill the openings. and coach rebranding as tapestry. the new york company known for the luxury bags changing the name at end of the month. they say tap tri bet -- tapestry better incorporates the brands and speak to the craftsmanship. interesting. larry smith standing by with a look at what is
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larry: political heavyweights seem to pull out all the stops in the virginia governor's race. find out who is planning to start something now. plus, a tattoo for your health? how the ink could help you in a medical crisis. and find out where the government trying to figure one back up. that is at 5:00. see you then. jonathan: the eighth additional of if congressable football game in d.c. we are months away from the shooting that took place in the practice. some of the heroes from that night are honored tonight. we have a look at the final preparation. >> members of congress put aside politics to focus on football. former nfl stars heating up with the 28 lawmakers to take on the men and the women protect them. the capitol police. this morning the bipartisan group of lawmakers taking the field at gallaudet university to practice congressional football
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the team stretching and running routes and discussing plays rather than policy. this game is getting more attention being played four months after the gunman open fire on the g.o.p. lawmakers practicing for the annual charity congressional baseball game. congressman steve scalise is here tonight to honor the special agents david bailey and crystal griner who helped take down the shooter. we spoke to congressman rodney davis on the field in the attack. so to come here and recognize heroes, crystal and david and the other capitol police around the complex that don't get enough credit for what they do.
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this is all for charity. at gallaudet university, ryan hughes, abc7 news. steve: we are dodging showers and the cooler temperatures from the past few days. look at charlottesville at 82. the shower activity won't amount to a lot. front royal to the north of where the showers are located right now. western maryland, garrett and allegany counties to cumberland. wet weather on the way for the next half hour to 45 minutes. the temperatures will fall through the 70's. we will see on and off showers. tonight, patchy fog. fog will continue and drizzle.
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the temperature around 60 to 65 degrees. there are on and off showers throughout the day. but it will slow the travel down because of the wet pavement around the beltway to 270 and down 95 to fredericksburg. upper 70's on saturday and 80's for sunday. we have the arts festival on saturday and sunday. quick look at the ten-day outlook that will show unsettled weather. cold front on monday that will bring us showers. the temperatures next week in the upper 60's. jonathan: thank you. coming up next -- >> my clothes off. jonathan: a new hack
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a fake. the trouble you and your computer can get into
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john: most people in the d.c. area see computer scans that involve e-mails or pop-up ads. but the newest scam talks to you. in a scary robotic voice. you don't know what to do, it can cost you hundreds of dollars to ma
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computer. typing in a website. then finding this on your screen. a pop-up box along with a robotic voice warning that your computer has been infected with a virus. john: mobile solutions are calling in a panic. >> they get a live person to walk them through the rest of the scam to take their money. jonathan: this is the latest version of the microsoft scam, windows scam or the tech support scam. >> i let them go into my computer where they could do everything from inside my computer. >> earlier, jennifer fell for it after a man called claiming to be from microsoft. it appears that the social security, credit card numbers and everything will be released unless you call them
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immediately. jonathan: it's just a scare tactic. >> the time that your computer doesn't have a problem at all. >> microsoft will never call you. if you get a frightening pop up, x out of it or use control-alt-delete or the power button. microsoft will never call or e-mail you asking for your credit card. so don't waste your money. i'm john matarese, abc7 news. larry: right now at 5:00 -- >> my family is safe. that is all that matters. larry: heartache and damage grow by the day. >> and changes to the boy scouts. when girls will join the ranks. will it be ready? we show you what 2.5 billion get you at
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>> as the sun rolls over santa rosa the damage from a series of wildfires became more apparent in california. crews are still fighting the flames as the dry conditions persist across the state. nancy: 22 fires are burning in northern california and 21 people died. at least another 180 are injured. with more than 3,500 homes and businesses destroyed. 8,000 firefighters are fighting the flames. dozen of wildfires rage on. >> seconds could make a difference. >> my mother had a stroke and she couldn't move very well at all. i don't think she would have been able to
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her. >> more than 500 people are reported missing. >> we are just trying to keep people alive. the number one priority is life. >> animals in danger, too. >> i have been sent in three directions to evacuate horses. i'm receiving horses. i will do everything i can. >> thousands of homes and busies like this winery have been destroyed. >> this is where all the wines remain and arer ifmented. >> newly homeless residents return to search through the rubble. >> it's unrecognizable. like mars. >> others wait for word about what remains of their home. reed joins us. can you talk about the conditions? how is the wind??

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