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what can i say? making news in america this morning -- aviation disaster. a passenger jet breaking apart in midair. miles of scattered debris being investigated right now. the theories of what brought it down and the grieving families. debate fallout. candidates in the crowded republican field holding a late-night meeting. mapping out new demands for the debates moving forward. caught on camera. a police officer nearly run over when a driver steps on the gas in an attempt to get away. and world series champs. the royals beating the mets in another early morning finish. the highlights and the
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well, good monday morning. we begin with the search for answers after a russian passenger jet fell from the sky in egypt, killing everyone on board. >> a grim scene this morning as the bodies of many of the victims begin arriving in st. petersburg, russia. flown back and loaded on to trucks. >> investigators say the plane broke apart midair. it's too soon to tell if it was an accident or a deliberate act. we get the latest from lana zak. >> reporter: this morning, the remains of more than 140 bodies are returning to grief-stricken families in st. petersburg, russia. among the 224 dead, 25 children. these photos show happy families ready to make their way home from a vacation in the resort town of sharm el sheikh. today, authorities are digging deeper into the mystery of what
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minutes after takeoff. >> this happened so quickly. so instantaneously, there may not be evidence on the black boxes. so what will be more important will be look at the wreckage on the ground. how it's laid out. >> reporter: with eight miles of scattered debris, one theory, a bomb. >> the probability here is with an in-flight breakup that something caused that. something on the line of a bomb or an incendiary explosion. >> reporter: another theory, human error or a problem with the plane. the ex-wife of the co-pilot said he had complained about the air bus including on the morning of the crash. terrorists on the ground have taken out the plane? an isis-linked group claimed responsibility. but intelligence officials say they lack the missiles that could take out a plane flying at 31,000 feet. >> some of the claims of responsibility we're hearing jibe with what might have >> reporter: a terrorist attack from the ground is extremely unlikely. but several airlines said they
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will not fly in that space until authorities determine what went wrong. from washington, lana zak, abc news. reena? kendis, back to you. also overnight. the republican debates. rival forces joining forces to control the debates. >> representatives of more than a dozen candidates met behind closed doors last night. they agreed on several changes. >> i think that's progress. that's my response. it's progress. i'm glad. >> reporter: a post-halloween pow wow at this virginia hotel. >> we agreed to interject ourselves in the process. more than we have been. >> reporter: spurred by trick questions republicans say the press reserves for them. >> is this a comic book version of a presidential campaign? >> reporter: the rivals can agree that questions like that -- >> it's not a nicely asked question. >> reporter: -- are asking too much of gop candidates.
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from moderators. >> we're going to insist on opening and closing statements. we're going to negotiate with sponsors about format. >> reporter: dr. ben carson speaking are martha raddatz on "this week." >> we should have moderators who are interested in disseminating the information. about the candidates. as opposed to, you know, gotcha, you did this, you -- defend yourself on that. >> reporter: senator ted cruz is more ambitious. >> could you imagine a debate moderated by sean hannity and rush limbaugh. and mark levin? >> reporter: one-time front-runner jeb bush is trying to regroup his campaign after a poor showing in last week's debate. >> i have enough humility to know that i have to get better. >> reporter: the next question may be whether bush remains a viable candidate. nine days and counting until the next debate. on the democratic side, bernie sanders is releasing the first tv ad of his campaign.
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in iowa and new hampshire for the spot that highlights his journey from brooklyn to the u.s. senate. it depicts sanders as a long-time fighter gaines injustice and inequality. it mentions his opposition to the iraq war and wall street. a powerful line of storms taking aim at southeast this morning. the death toll in the lone star state's flood disaster is up to six. after another round of violent storms over the weekend, some parts of houston got over a foot of rain since freud. inundating homes. sweeping away cars. triggering more than 130 high-water rescues. those powerful storms also spawned tornadoes. nearly a dozen from texas to mississippi. with six twisters reported in south and east of houston. cleanup efforts under way, including in the city of friendswood. where the national weather service says an ef-2 tornado
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caused widespread damage. that band of storms moving through the southeast. a particularly strong band is florida panhandle. molly cochran from accuweather joins us now. >> good morning, kendis and reena. good workout on monday in atlanta. keep the weather in mind for flights. the next system moves on shore for the pac northwest, bringing rain, snow, a wintry mix. the season coming up across the sierra nevadas. definitely could be good news for the california drought. higher elevations could get 6 to 12 inches of snow. kendis and reena back to you. >> our thanks to molly cochran there at accuweather. breaking overnight, in arizona, people across the phoenix area a bit shaken up after a string of small earthquakes. the first, 3.2 magnitude striking around 9:00 last night near black canyon city. two slightly stronger quakes
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struck before midnight, 4.1 and 4.0. no reports of injuries or any damage. a one-time presidential candidate who was almost larger than life is being remembered this morning. former tennessee republican senator fred thompson has died from a recurrence of lymphoma. his career spanned from serving eight years in the senate. appearing in "law & order" and including "in the line of fire" the former senator was 73 years old. pope francis is planning a trip to mexico. the pontiff will visit in february. he's expected to address the violence plaguing mexico. that's a theme he touched on during his visit to the united states in september. francis, you'll remember is from argentina. this will be his fourth trip to the americas since becoming pope. the kansas city royals are
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ninth inning. then the breakaway took place in the 12th to defeat the new york mets, 7-2. >> the jubilant team celebrating their first world series win in three decades. they'll celebrate again on tuesday with parade through the streets of kansas city. what a night for those folks. >> and their fans. >> minutes after the royals' win, merchandise hit the market. >> yes, fanatics started selling royals champs gear. including a shirt that reads party like it's 1985. that's the last time they won the world series. more highlights coming up from espn. ironic that the royals won this in queens. >> oh. but for mets fans, i believe, the royals lost last year, won this year. right? is there hope? there could be hope for next year. >> right. an e. coli investigation rocking chipotle. that restaurant closing dozens of stores. and caught on camera. a routine traffic stop turning violent for a police officer when the driver steps on
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wreckage believed to be the ship looks to be upright on the ocean floor. the wreckage was found over the week end by the navy. the black box is critical the finding out why the giant went down. 33 crew members died when the ship sank during hurricane joaquin. that was earlier last month. the e. coli outbreak at chipotle in washington state and oregon is expected to widen. chipotle has shut down all restaurants in both states after nearly two dozen people became six. eight of them seriously. the outbreak most likely came from a fresh food product and not a sick individual. doctors encourage anyone who ate at those stores and got sick to be tested. halloween scared people away from theaters. it was the lowest grossing weekend of the year at the box office. bradley cooper's "burnt" fell below predictions, as did "our brand is crisis." giving sandra bullock her worst opening ever. "the martian" on top with $11 million.
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morning. the nearly 30-foot-wide hole may swallow a nearby building. since friday, three homes have been evacuated. authorities have put up fencing as you can see, and have added patrols to keep people out. it's about a mile from a sinkhole that swallowed a man back in 2013. now for a look at your morning road conditions. flooding across the northeast into virginia. california coast. across nevada and idaho. and up into the upper midwest. if you're flying, airport delays possible in atlanta, charlotte, san francisco, as well as salt lake city. three victims of an apparent random shooting spree in colorado springs are being mourned. >> witnesses describe the scene halloween morning as the gunman began walking the streets. the first to be killed was a man on a bicycle. then two women were hit. this woman saw the horror unfold and called 911. >> it was pretty scary. he looked right at me. i was like, okay.
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i started walking away. i said, oh, please don't shoot me. >> police are looking for a motive. but they say the gunman made an angry blog post in the days before the shooting. he wrote against religion, the government, and his father. frightening moments for a michigan police officer all caught on dash camera. he was trying to give the driver a ticket for a suspended license when the pair began to struggle. the driver then jumped in her car and watch what happens. slamming it in reverse. taking the cop along with her. he, by the way, we're told, physically okay. back on the job. the driver is facing several serious charges as a result of that. meantime in orange county, california, a vicious attack on an uber cab driver. police say an apparently intoxicated passenger, 32-year-old benjamin golden, punched and pulled the hair of the driver before the driver pepper-sprayed him. golden was arrested at the scene.
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gnaw job because he doesn't feel safe driving for uber. a disturbing find in the meantime for trick-or-treaters in pennsylvania. several kids found sewing needles in their halloween candy. the needles were found in candy bars collected from kennett square. no reports of anyone getting hurt. time for sports. the royals are world series champs, beating the mets in another nail-biter. >> yes. let's get highlights from our guys at espn. jay harris, john buccigross. lots of nfl. first, we have a world series champion. down, 2-1. one out. salvador perez. david wright. two outs. here comes eric hosmer. if lucas duda makes an accurate throw, the game is over. would have been a double play.
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and christian colon singles in jarrod dyson. royals win. they're champions. huge nfl matchup. peyton manning and the broncos hosting the packers in game between undefeated teams. ronny hillman to the middle and runs to the left side. strong side. his second td of the night. broncos up, 14-0. packers down, 27-10, fourth quarter. first and ten at their own 13. aaron rodgers hit by ware. rodgers recovers in the end zone. broncos defense held rodgers to just 77 passing yards. they win it, 29-10. >> watch football tonight on espn. panthers and colts. "monday night football." it will be a good one. good morning, america. >> good morning, fellas. all right, some more sports right now. because some college football referees are in hot water this morning. all of it centers around these six crucial seconds in this weekend's miami-duke game. >> duke up by three points kicks off to miami, where player after
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player passes the ball. we're talking eight times. until one player breaks free, races down the sideline, and yep, scores. miami wins this one, 30-27. yesterday, the acc announced that the referees made four crucial errors. and suspended all of them. >> yeah, and still that zany, game-winning touchdown, remains on the books. a thrilling victory for miami. even though it's an agonizing defeat for duke. and a big mistake all around. fun to watch, but -- >> how long does it take to be certified to be a ref? >> obviously not long enough. up next in "the pulse." feline psychology. what your cat really thinks about you. and possibly the best costume of the the year. can you guess who this is? as jessica rabbit? >> halle berry? no. uess who this is? as jessica rabbitt? >> halle berry? after 1 week, fine lines appear to fade, 1 month, deep wrinkles look smoother... and after one year, skin looks ageless.
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time now to check "the pulse," starting with harsh words for tiger woods. his ex-caddie taking a swing at >> in his tell-all, steve williams says he felt like tiger's slave. williams, who caddied for woods for 13 years, describes how the golfer would toss a club in the general direction of the bag, expecting williams to just pick it up. >> 13 years is a long time. became miserable after the news came out about tiger's affairs. the millions who share their life with a feline. >> that cuddly kitty might be out to get you. researchers say house cats share several traits with big cats in the wild. >> those traits include, oh, back off. high inclinations towards dominance. impulsiveness. and neuroticisms. if they were bigger, cats might try to harm you. >> be on the lookout. a team from sea world came to the rescue of a humpback whale just off southern
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california. >> measuring up to 50 feet long, the whale was spotted tangled in fishing lines. it was quickly dispatched for the rescue. >> it took three hours to cut more than 230 feet of rope. it was attached to heavy lobster traps. okay, and now that the holiday is over, who won halloween? i would say supermodel heidi klum, always a top contender. this year, becoming jessica rabbit. the quote, ultimate male fantasy. >> she spent hours transforming herself into the sexy cartoon character. completely unrecognizable in the end. >> wow. that's awesome. a great job. then there's viola davis' daughter, genesis, melting every mother's heart. dressing up as her own mom, complete with her own golden statue. >> i like that one. also in the running, "aladdin." turning heads in a usually jaded city. >> we're not jaded. >> no. >> they did good jobs.
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checking our top stories. bodies have started arriving in russia this morning, after a russian jetliner crashed in egypt, killing all 24 24 people on board. the plane broke apart in midair. investigators trying to determine if terrorism is to blame. let's say happy birthday this morning to the space station. today marks the 15th year of a continuous human presence on the orbiting space capsule. on friday, scott kelly broke the record for most consecutive days there. 216. republican candidates trying to gain more control over how the debates are conducted. reps from gop campaigns met last night, agreed on several demapds nds demands, including opening and closing statements being mandatory. heavy rain across the
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southeast into virginia. some areas getting up to four inches. finally this morning, proof of what a little technology and a lot of determination can get you. >> a 10-year-old boy followed directions he got online and sent his project to the local library for printing, hit print, and then picked it up. a brand-new hand. >> reporter: it could be part of the costume collin wore this weekend. this bionic hand. but it's not. first, this bionic hand works. and not just the light. >> trick-or-treat. i can do peace sign. and i can do a thumb's up. >> reporter: second, collin was born with a condition that even after several surgeries has left him with fingers that don't grab or pickup. a bionic hand, it's just what he needs. he hears about this. there are now 3-d printers capable of creating simple prosthetic hands. we have introduced you to some kids that have gotten them before. where the same basic idea is in play. the 3-d printers create the
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parts. for devices that cost not tens of thousands of dollars, but only hundreds. because the designs are available online. when collin hears his local library's printer is being made available to him. >> my reaction was -- >> reporter: the printing out took about a day and half. then assembly with mom helping. then voila. >> we're at the school that day and everybody was -- thought it was really cool. >> reporter: good attitude? yep. >> the thing we always hoped for. we wanted to raise him to be comfortable. >> reporter: by the way this is just starter project. better hands are coming. you can be sure collin will be grabbing for one of those. >> awesome. >> reporter: john donvan, abc news, washington. >> and kudos to the parents for encouraging and supporting. >> and he's 10 years old. we have to give him thumbs up. for that. good job. >> absolutely. absolutely. m.i.t., give him a ring. get him now. >> they should. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america."

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