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making news in america this thursday morning, the curse reversed. the chicago cubs are world series champions after winning an epic game seven in an extra inning thriller. the celebration still going on and lebron james trying to fire up the crowd. battleground states. our experts on which states donald trump needs to win. and the new polls showing a neck and neck race with just five days to go until the election. trapped on a mountain in a blizzard, a group of firefighters stuck on one of america's highest peaks. the video of their ordeal. and vape mishap. an e-cigarette explodes in a man's pocket. the dramatic moment caught on
a bit early for the fourth of july or a little late. we say good morning on this thursday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm linzie janis in for diane macedo. resident cubs fan. good day for me to be filling in. >> yep. the front page of this morning's "chicago tribune" saying simply at last. you can understand why because at 12:47 a.m. eastern time, hell froze over. in cleveland at last, the chicago cubs became world series champion and the celebrations were on, 108 years in the making. >> that is wrigley field there. its famous sign reading home of the chicago cubs, world series champions. still plenty of security outside. thousands of fans were celebrating there after the game. i think they're still celebrating now. >> i think they are.
out there in wrigleyville on the north side. so understandably. back in cleveland the champagne and beer flying in the cubs' locker room when the party finally arrived there. plenty of the players covering their eyes with their protective goggles. >> one great shot from the game, cleveland's own lebron james fired up cheering on the indians from the stands. his cavaliers didn't play last night. >> in the end lebron and the rest of the fans went home a little disappointed. this is a curse reversed. >> the cubs win the world series. >> reporter: for the first time in 108 years the chicago cubs winning their world series in an epic and decisive game seven. it turned out to be quite a nail-biter. cubs fans spilling out into the streets of wrigleyville erupting into celebrations. an epic winner take all series,
cleveland and chicago pulling off an astonishing comeback from a 3-1 deficit in the series. david ross capping off the last game of his career with a home run but the game itself a roller coaster tied after nine innings. >> here we are tied at 6. >> then a rain delay and finally -- >> it's over. >> the cubs coming out on top with an 8-7 world series win. >> it was exactly 11:47 p.m. local time when the cubs won it. >> yes, so needless to say the emotions of their fans including yourself was obvious. the cubs coming out on top with an 8-7 world series win. word is those fans and the team will celebrate with a victory parade and rally tomorrow on the north side. word is those fans and they will celebrate with a victory parade on the north cease. it's expected to get the largest number ever. plenty of these folks will be there. >> you said he blessed your
>> before the playoffs and carried it all the way through. >> cheering and yelling and screaming and celebrating. through the world series. i can't believe the cubs have made it. yay! >> what he said. >> exactly. whoever that was. it was a stark contrast of emotions for indian fans. of course, they can spend the winter looking forward to their team's first spring training game. it's scheduled for february 26th in case you want to know. >> and it's against the cubs. >> exactly, just so you know. >> sick and twisted. >> m returning to politics now and the final push to the election now just five days away. >> yeah, donald trump and hillary clinton are both heading to north carolina today as their surrogates try to drum up support across the country. president obama is hitting the trail again for clinton, while trump's wife melania delivers her first speech since the republican convention. >> the polls are tighter than ever. neck and neck in must win florida with a slight edge for
where clinton campaigned last night trump has 49% support and clinton has 44%, all within the margin of error. abc's lana zak has the latest. >> reporter: donald trump brought the fireworks in florida literally. >> get out and vote. >> reporter: but he tried to avoid creating any new rhetorical fireworks in the final days of the campaign saying he'll stay nice and cool. >> stay on point, donald. stay on point. nice and easy, because i've been watching hillary the last few days. she's totally unhinged. >> reporter: but hillary clinton warned voters in arizona that the unhinged one, she believes is her opponent. >> if donald trump were to win this election, we would have a commander in chief who is completely out of his depth and whose ideas are incredibly dangerous. >> reporter: clinton a chicago native watched the cubs win
after her rally in arizona, a state she said was in play for the first time in years. >> arizona has only voted for a democrat for president once since 1948 and that was my husband in 1996. >> reporter: both candidates are making a massive final push. president obama helping close the deal for clinton in north carolina. >> i hate to put a little pressure on you, but the fate of the republic rests on your shoulders. >> reporter: and the trump children fanned out in five battleground states. >> he wants to infuse common sense backo >> reporter: another thing that happened of note in politics, president obama yesterday criticized the fbi in regards to the clinton e-mail probe saying that they have been leaking and that they have been practicing -- that they have been trafficking in innuendo though he declined to get into any of the specifics of the case. kendis, linzie. >> oh, it continues. just a few more days, lana. >> yes. >> just a few more days, lana. >> all right, thank you, lana
270 electoral votes, the magic number needed, of course, to win the presidency. >> abc's jonathan karl looks at the map and the numbers with david muir. >> the map still favors hillary clinton but donald trump has momentum. you look at our ratings. every state we looked at, the red favor trump, blue favor hillary clinton. and two states since we last spoke have moved towards trump. utah and ohio have both gone from toss-up states to advantage donald trump getting him closer but, david, he still needs to win all the remaining toss-up states, arizona, florida, north carolina. if he wins all three of those, he goes to 259 electoral votes, still short. >> still short, so he has to pick off a couple of blue states. >> and he's got good news on that front in two states. in the state of pennsylvania a new poll out today shows trump within four. in wisconsin, a poll shows him within six.
wisconsin on friday, a sign that they are nervous but look what happens. if he wins pennsylvania, he wins the presidency. if it's wisconsin, 269-269. we've got a tie. there's no co-presidency. congress chooses. >> our jonathan karl there. on the campaign trail today, hillary clinton will be in north carolina where she'll be joined by bernie sanders. tim kaine delivers remarks in spanish at an early voting event in arizona. donald trump holds another rally in florida before heading to campaigns with ted cruz in iowa live and michigan then holds a third rally in pennsylvania. >> do count on abc news for your election night coverage. our political team will be here all night as a result cops in? comes in. >> it'll be a long night. a person of interest being questioned in a torching of a black church in historic mississippi. the words "vote trump" were spray painted there and it's a possible hate crime.
investigated as a possible hate crime. still ahead, news this morning the country's best and worst airports. >> can you guess which ones they are? plus, an arrest made in the shooting of two police officers in iowa. new details about the suspect's past run-ins with the cops. and a group of american firefighters trapped on a mountain in a blizzard. how they made it out alive. and game seven was the one that clinched it all. more coverage of the world series as the windy city revels >> it was epic. oh, look... ...another anti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen. neutrogena? rapid wrinkle repair works... ...in one week. with the... fastest retinol formula available. it's clinically proven to work on fine lines and... ...even deep wrinkles. "one week? that definitely works!" rapid wrinkle repair. and for dark spots, rapid tone repair.
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are dead and injured dozens of others. investigators say the train collided with another train causing that crash there. also breaking overnight, the leader of isis has a new message to militants fighting u.s.-backed forces in iraq. fight to the death. in an audio recording released overnight, abu bakr al baghdadi told his followers not to retreat as coalition forces close in on mosul other countries. the battle to retake the city of 1 million is now in its third week and some residents are emerging from hiding. row tests turned violent in new orleans. demonstrators were angry that the former kkk leader david duke, was using dillard university as a platform for his views. police used pepper spray and tasers when some protesters tried to push their way into the debate hall. six people were arrested. so apparently the best airports in the country are in the west, and the worst right
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pipeline protesters tried to cross a creek and wanted to pray and protect sacred sites. it's the latest confrontation in the months-long protest. president obama says the government is looking into rerouting the pipeline to try to avoid those sacred lands. attorneys for bill cosby say his eyesight is so bad he can't take part in his own defense and they say cosby cannot identify his accusers from photographs because of near blindness. the lawyers also claim he was a political p attorney there. if the charges stand cosby is set to go on trial in june. some firefighters from south florida are recalling a narrow escape from death in california's mt. whitney. the men were stuck in an unexpected blizzard not far from the summit of the 14,000-foot camp. wind whipped at their tents all night long burying them in feet of snow. they tried to make it out in the morning, they got lost on the trail but eventually made it to
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eighth when cleveland tied it with a two-run home run. then before extra innings everyone had to wait out a 17-minute rain delay. >> and when it started again, this is what happened. the cubs driving in two runs, and they were feeling pretty good. cleveland, though, got a run back in their half of the tenth, then it was nervous, but it wasn't enough. this is the moment. >> he makes the play. >> 108 years in the making. >> and the cubs have finally won it >> it ended on an infield ground ball. the celebration for the cubs and their fans was on. final score, cubs, 8, indians, 7, cubs come from three games to one down to win the world series. >> yeah. >> very impressive. >> and a great story featuring a rather well-known cubs fan. >> that fan is not karen michel. who won't ever forget tuesday night's game. that's because she watched it
murray. michel didn't pay a dollar for his ticket. >> bill walks behind and suddenly he handed me the ticket and i was like, god, i really appreciate you giving me this ticket. he said, not only am i giving you the ticket, you're sitting with me. >> how cool. so, murray wouldn't let her buy him a beer either. she's planning to send him a thank you gift. >> he pro i saw this on twitter. last night fascinating. an indians fan posted this image there hours before the game ended. you see it there. indians, 2016 champs. whoops. >> that's a major, major oops. >> he says he has no regrets, though. finally last play of the series ended with the ball in the glove of cubs first baseman anthony rizzo, of course. now, after the game he said he
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take a look at our top stories on this thursday, hillary clinton and donald trump both campaigning in battleground north carolina today. with five days to go, they're both making plays for states that don't traditionally go for their own party. >> president obama will be on the campaign trail in florida after making a pitch for clinton in fate of the republic rests on their shoulders. melania trump is holding her first campaign event on her husband's behalf. she'll deliver a speech in suburban philadelphia today to talk about her upbringing in slovenia and her love for america. taking a look at today's weather, quite warm in the northeast and south but rain moves into the northeast tonight and temperatures are going to plunge, brrr. there will be heavy rain in the southwest today. >> you see 79 degrees in
it was a big night there last night. country music celebrating a milestone by honoring some legends featuring some contemporary artists as well and showcasing some superstars. >> along the way there were some memorable performances at the cma awards. elizabeth hur was there on the red carpet in nashville. ? play me some mountain music ? >> reporter: a massive star-studded open to the 50th annual country music awards. ? >> reporter: including an country music's biggest night. >> randy travis. [ cheers and applause ] ? >> reporter: randy travis making his first award show appearance since suffering a massive stroke in 2013. then hosts carrie underwood and brad paisley quickly opened their monologue hitting on what else, the election.
awards. >> entertainer of the year, garth brooks. [ cheers and applause ] >> we are so damn lucky to be part of this thing called country music. [ cheers and applause ] ? we got married in a fever ? >> reporter: from all-time greats taking the stage. ? >> reporter: to legend dolly parton honored with a lifetime achievement award. fans and everybody for allowing me to see my little girl dreams come true. ? >> reporter: then the surprise performance of the night, beyonce with the dixie chicks. ? >> reporter: so there you have it. so many great moments, and if you missed any of it, it's okay because all of the performances are posted right on abc.com. kendis and linzie. >> and we should mention lara spencer will be there from nashville this morning on "good morning america."
now on daybreak one, of the >> most watched senate races in the country is right here in new hampshire, and there was a lot riding on our granite state debate last night. erin: racial vandalism. why a dery mother thinks her home was targeted not once, but three times. >> cooler air. what that means for the forecast for the weekend. futurecast ahead. >> the cubs won the world series! sean: after 108 years the curse is over for the chicago cubs, but fans had to stay up long into the night and wait out some