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highs: 62-65 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mainly clear and chilly. lows: 36-45 winds: n 5 mph tuesday: sunny. chilly start; cool afternoon. highs: 62-65 winds: nw to s 5 mph breaking overnight. an oil rig in louisiana explodes
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police say five of the victims are in critical condition with "blast type injuries and burns". one person is still unaccounted for. police say they are still trying to figure out what sparked the explosion. its also unclear righ
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water. the coast guard will be conducting a water quality evaluation as soon as possible. an update on breaking news overseas- the death toll skyrocketing in somalia following a double car bombing over the weekend. just minutes ago-- somalian officials confirmed that the death toll has risen, now topping 300 peopl. it happened near a popular hotel in the capital city of mogadishu. the death tolls continues to climb as crews sift through a nearby building that collapsed. and this morning, we are learning that the terror group, al-shabab has claimed responsibility. happening right now-- the weather in california, aiding fire fighters as they start getting a handle on more than a dozen wildfires, burning across the state. the damage has already reached historic proport
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are dead and more than 57-hundred homes have been damaged or destroyed by the flames. but fire crews say winds have calmed down over the weekend, allowing more than 25-thousand people to return to their neighborhoods. but many, will return to nothing but ashes. there is more good news for firefighters. weather forecasters say much-needed rain will move into califronia by the end of the week. in the day ahead - president trump is expected to have lunch with vice president pence and senate majority leader mitch mconnel over obamacare. it comes reports of friction between the president and secretary of state rex tillerson who reportedly called the president a moron over the summer. arlette saenz reports. new this morning. the anne arundel county native
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vegas massacre is continuing her remarkable recovery back in maryland. last night-- 27-year-old tina frost arrived at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore. relative say she awoke from a coma friday for the first time since the shooting. and she's taken her first steps. frost was shot in the head, and lost her right eye. she's now able to tap her foot to music, and squeeze her parents' hands. a go-fund-me page was set up for frost, in hopes of
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dollars. more than a half-million dollars has been raised so far. to find out how you can contribute, go to wjla-dot-com. a stunning accusation from former 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick. he has filed a grievance against n-f-l owners claiming he is the victim of collusion -- saying that nfl owners worked together to keep him off the field. kaepernick claims the reason... is his protest against police mistreatment of african americans during the national anthem. the lawsuit demands an arbitration hearing with the league. in a tweet, kaepernick said he filed the grievance only after pursuing every possible avenue with all nfl teams. redskins return from the bye-week. and you'd think with rest and an opponent like the winless 49ers-- things shouldn't be so stressful. you were wrong. things started off well. the skins were up 7-nothing, when cousins gets it to samije p
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yard out. washington lead 17-7 at the half. but san francisco battled back with big plays on defense. washington lead by only three points late in the fourth quarter when cousins keeps it, and runs in for a touchdown. the 49ers make it close but the redskins survive with the 26-24 win. here's head coach jay gruden. with the win, the skins improve to 3-and-2. they are second place in the nfc east. coming up-- the crisis in the caribbean now sparking major evacuations. why experts say thousands of puerto ricans may soon abandon the island.
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- gradually warming late week into the weekend - ophelia (post tropical); strong winds & rain to ireland and the uk today today: am clouds to sun. breezy to windy & cooler. highs: 62-65 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mainly clear and chilly. lows: 36-45 winds: n 5 mph tuesday: sunny. chilly start; cool afternoon. highs: 62-65 winds: nw to s 5 mph
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after hurricane maria made landfall in puerto rico.. 85-percent of residents are still without power. and they may not get it back until close to christmas. more than five-thousand people lost their homes and are now living in temporary shelters. tens of thousands of people have fled puerto rico. for the millions remaining, the hunt for basic necessities is never-ending. experts say up to
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island over the next year, because of economic hardship. many communities remain cut off, with roads blocked and no phone service. meanwhile - help is on the way to puerto rico thanks to one local church. a disaster relief drive was held at the world mission society church of god in northeast. it was one of 350 drop off sites across the country. church of god members will be hand-delivering the items to the island. today is the last day virginians can register to vote in the state's governor's race. last night voters in prince william county heard from the candidates. republican ed gillespie and democrat ralph northam appeared at an interfaith forum. they didn't debate each other. but they spoke about various issues. they both agreed.. dreamers should be protected from deportation. but not everyone there shared that viewpoint. during the event.. northam pushed for an assault weapons
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ban. gillespie talked about the need for affordable housing and quality education. a reminder - today is the deadline to register to vote... for next month's gubernatorial election. you have to register in person by monday at five p-m.. online by midnight.. or get a written application, postmarked october 16th. election day is november 7th. the box office, the horror film took the top spot this weekend. the movie is about a woman who keeps reliving the same fatal day. "blade runner 20-49" slipped to second place. the fantasy science fiction film stars ryan gosling and harrison ford. jackie chan's ne
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foreigner" came in third. at xx time for weather. toss to eileen - 10-15 cooler today; breezy to windy - tuesday morning chilliest since mid may! - gradually warming late week into the weekend - ophelia (post tropical); strong winds & rain to ireland and the uk today today: am clouds to sun. breezy to windy & cooler. highs: 62-65 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mainly clear and chilly. lows: 36-45 winds: n 5 mph tuesday: sunny. chilly start; cool afternoon. highs: 62-65 winds: nw to s 5 mph coming up-- an historic move in
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the academy moves to expel harvey weinstein, as new victims come forward. why police may soon be knocking on his door.
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cnarrator: ed gillespie and i wants to endis ad.
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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. holds an emergency meeting-- and does something it has only done once before. weinstein now expelled from the academy-- over allegations of sexual assault and harassment. here's abc's eva pilgrim.
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that was eva pilgrim reporting. meanwhile-- some
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are now among the growing list of women to accuse
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france's president-- emmanuel macron says he has started the procedure to revoke weinstein's legion of honor award. a high school coach caught on camera-- forcing forcing cheerleaders into doing the splits-- will not face criminal charges. that is the word from the district attorney investigating the case. video showing denver high school cheerleaders forced into the splits surfaced back in august. girls seen crying out in agony and repeatedly asking their coach, ozell williams, to stop. he was fired a short time later. the d-a noted that while this technique has no place in local high school sports- it does not warrant a criminal act. a baltimore middle school choir is going viral. those amazing voices are from students at cardinal shehan school. their newfound fame started when the choir director decided to record her students' rehearsal. kenyatta hardison shared the song on facebook live... sensing something special... and
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viewed more than 20 million times. by the way - when it came time to take the stage for real, the kids nailed their performance. generic tease
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-- one person still missing after this big blast at an oil rig. what investigators know about how it started. new overnight a remarkable recovery. a maryland woman -- hurt in the las vegas massacre -- now out of a coma and back in the area. the latest on her condition and what her mother is saying. good morning washington. toss to eileen - 10-15 cooler today; breezy to windy - tuesday morning chilliest since mid may! - gradually warming late week into the weekend - ophelia (post tropical); stro

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