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making news in america this morning. sentencing day. oscar pistorius learns his fate for shooting and killing his girlfriend. very latest from inside the koorm. icon lost. mourning the loss of the famous fashion designer who clothed the stars. remembering oscar de la renta. and a reminder for car owners, the exploding air bags and those affected. and a nun made famous. after a reality show releases her first video and you won't believe what she sings. hello, good morning to you all, i'm t.j. holmes.
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>> and i'm new yoreena ninan. we begin with a day of reckoning for oscar pistorius. a judge set to say if he will be spared or going right to prison. >> this is a live look at the courthouse in pretoria. the judge has been reading the sentence for some time. she's taking her time, being meticulous and slow in reading the sentence. he could get up to 15 years in prison. his defense is asking that he serve three years community service. the prosecution is asking for at least ten years. hamish macdonald has been keeping an eye on this. the judge has been kind of explaining, you know what? yes, he is disabled. but he's a guy who didn't let his disability stop him. why should it stop him from going to prison. >> reporter: yes, going through
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this methodically. someone is going to be disappointed as a result of the sentence handed down in the coming minutes. but ultimately she can not create the impression there is one law in south africa for the poor and a different law for the rich and famous. she said that she heard is repeated throughout the trial that oscar pistorius was someone that would struggle, that would not cope in prison. that needed special consideration. she said the reality, though, was that he is a man with great copi coping capabilities. his mother taught him to cope through circumstances and never rely on a fact that he has a disability as an excuse for doing things in life. >> thank you so much. hamish macdonald live in london. we will be watching this. seven months in the making. the other major story we're following. the new guidelines the cdc
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issued overnight to protect health care workers. >> it was after two nurses came down with the virus after treating a patient who eventually died. marci gonzalez in dallas for us. >> reporter: after weeks of calls for change, the cdc is updated protocols for health care workers treating ebola patients. protective gear has to leave every part of the skin covered. though admitting we may never know how they contracted the virus while treating thomas eric duncan. >> the tbottom line, didn't wor. taking care of ebola is hard. >> reporter: others who have spent 21 long days watching for symptoms. luis troh and her family out of quarantine after the all-clear. >> she is thrilled to be free of quarantine. >> reporter: more than 40 others
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who had contact with duncan before he was hospitalized, off the watch list. including several children who returned to school. >> i was scared. but when they said we were safe, then i was okay. >> reporter: 116 people are still being monitored in dallas. many of them, health care workers. texas health officials saying that nearly 200 others who travelled and cleveland and back on want same plane as amber vinson in the days since she was diagnosed are being watched for symptoms. and many more in ohio for that reason. her family maintains that the cdc gave her permission to travel and they have hired an attorney to defend her reputation. sweden is widening the search for a distressed russia submarine in the waters near
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there. and this is a photo taken by someone that looks like a submarine on principal. the violence in ukraine has not stopped. donesque was rocked by bombs. this was leaving journalists crawling on their hands and knees. more than 300 people have been killed since last month. and a collision mid-air over kansas. one bursting into flames. the pilot ejected safely. he was taken to the hospital, but not seriously injured. the other jet flew back to tulsa. the f-16 fighting falcons were in a routine training exercise. police in indiana are expecting more victims of what they suspect is a serial killer. darren dan owe van led them to
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bodies of six more women in abandoned homes. and there may be more discoveries. >> it may go back 20 years. >> it could indicate that other victims could surface. >> reporter: he is a registered sex offender in texas. convicted killer jodi arias goes back to a courtroom in texas. arguments are under way in her sentencing retrial. she claims she was acting in self-defense when she stabbed her boyfriend 30 times and shot him in the head. the first jury deadlocked. and pernell was freed on friday, and investigators didn't discover the error until friday night. he was arrested for killing a
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man and they have no idea what went wrong. police in pennsylvania say there's another sighting of eric frein. saying he was near the swiftwater post office. and not for from where a woman saw a rifle-toting man believed to be frein. schools are opened with oadded security. a passing this morning. oscar de la renta has died. he dressed jaqueline kennedy. and his designs were from the white house to every hollywood red carpet. one of his designs was born by george clooney's new wife. he was 82 years old. and celebrities sharing fond memories overnight. we'll have those a little later. and weather across the country. statered showers in the northeast and northwest. light rain from colorado to west
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texas as well as in southern florida. clear everywhere else. >> 60s in the northeast and northwest. 70s and 80s in the southern half. and in kansas city, word series game one, 61 at first pitch. still ahead, an you are jenlt warning for faulty air bags. and a street fight between kids goes viral. and now sparking an all-out investigation. and speaking up. moni monica lewinsky talks about her past, her new mission and falling in love with the president.
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well, a major air bag recall
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is being expanded this morning. nearly 5 million drivers are being warned to have their air bag replaced. most were built between 2000 and 2006. in the defective air bags, the deflator actually explodes like an ied, propelling deadly shrapnel. some drivers haven't gotten the recall notice yet. >> a lot of folks who own vehicles have not received the notificati notification. and that's a real issue. >> the air bags have been used in toyota, mazda, bmw as well as nissan. they come from one plant in mexico owned by a japanese company. a company behind the guardrails on many highways has been found liable of defrauding the federal government and ordered to pay $175 million. trinity industries failed to inform the government about a
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cost-saving change made in 2005. instead of absorbing the impact, the modified guardrail could punch through the car. it could end up paying more than a billion dollars. and several of the major airlines increased fairs for the first time in four months. but it's at a curious time. it's falling gas prices, the savings not being passed to you. and the sales in iphones are behind the surging profits for apple. they sold 35 million iphones. the only disappointment, ipads. down 18% from a year ago. they made $8.5 billion over the last quarter. and a winner in the new contest for the potato chip president winner was wasabi ginger. there was also cheddar bacon and
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cappuccino. the nurse who came up with the winning flavor gets either $1 million or a portion of the profits, whichever is greater. and mystery solved. we know the hero is seen in this dramatic video we showed you. plus a new look from inside this raging fire. and walking miracle. the ground breaking treatment revealed overnight that allowed a paralyzed man to take his first step in years. when change is in the air you see things in a whole new way. it's in this spirit that ing u.s. is becoming a new kind of company. one that helps you think differently about what's ahead, and what's possible when you get things organized. ing u.s. is now voya. changing the way you think of retirement.
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well, if it's clear where you are, step outside and look up. before dawn today and tomorrow night with the orion meteor shower is streaking across the sky. it's dust from haley's comet that comes around this year. and wet roads in the northeast and northwest, and from the southern rockies in the east coast. clear skies good for flying. no major delays expected. back to the news, police in delaware investigating after a video of two little boys fighting while adults were laughing and egging them on. >> these children who police believe were between the ages of 4 and 7 punch each other in the head repeatedly. at one point a young girl tries to break it up as adults continue to look on. police believe that an adult recorded the video and posted it
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on facebook. the suspect in the disappearance of hannah graham has been charged with another crime. jesse matthew is being held on charges of abducting gram. surveillance video shows them together. now prosecutors say he attacked a woman in 2005. people came to her rescue and gave them a sketch. >> they never gave up. this case has been going on for nine years. we have actively investigated it. >> dna links him to that attack and a third case in 2009. her body was found six miles from the one that may be hannah graham. and monica lewinsky back in the public eye. she is now 41 years old. and spoke in philadelphia on the 30 under 30 summit. trying to end cyber bullying, saying she was the first person
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to have her reparation destroyed worldwide by the internet. >> i fell in love in my boss in a 22-year-old sort of way. it happens. but my boss was the president of the united states. >> lewinsky said she was inspired to act after a rutgers university student killed himself when his roommate used a web cam to spy on him kissing another man. and a fire that trapped a man inside. we showed this moment when strangers came to his rescue. take a look at what fire fighters saw. captured on a helmet cam. the flames coming straight at the fire fighters as they worked to put it out. they had face masks and oxygen. the hero rescuer did not. >> i was scared. i'm sure anybody would be scared. but there's a life. try to help them. >> the fire fighters quickly put out the fire.
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but a little bit too late for the rescue if those folks had not arrived. the fire destroyed his life, but they saved his life. it was a wild one on monday night football. >> and high lights from our guys at espn. >> let's go. monday night football. wake up. steelers at home against the texans. steelers haven't lost a monday night football game since the mil lard philmore administration, or grover alexander? they have struggled in the red zone, that's a way to unstruggle. look at mike tomlin. take the lead. ensuing drive then of at touchdown and the extra point and the kickoff. ryan fitzpatrick's pass tipped. brettk has a beard. he can do superhuman things like that. they scored 21 unanswered points in just over 90 seconds. and lebron, kyrie irving,
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haven't played together since alexander hamilton. gives him up to what do they call him? >> raggedy andy. >> and derek rose, cut it to four. third quarter, calves up 7. fancy pass. irving just launches that thing. calves win it 107-98. world series starts tuesday, kansas city. who do you like? >> got to think about it. >> think about it. >> oh. >> kansas city. and the reactions from the celebrities pouring in for the fashion designer overnight. and action figure fight. why some people are mad about this "breaking bad" toy. ife. especially now that i live with a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem.
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if eliquis is right for you. . time now for a check of the pulse. we start with an outpouring of love for fashion designer oscar de la renta. >> as we mentioned earlier, he died from complications of carson at 82. and among those honoring him was jennifer garner. >> he honored women's features, our bodies. wasn't afraid to pull back and let the woman be the star of the
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look. and i was just lucky to get to wear his designs. >> actress tina fey said his dresses designed the sort of american style. >> and this was the website following word of his death, the black background with his signature in white. >> and the gentleman of fashion you will always be. >> and jaime lee curtis, worn his fragrance her whole life. it's like his design and life, classic and elegant. >> and my all--time favorite designer has passed away. oscar, it was an honor to wear your creations. and a new line of action figures, based on "breaking bad." and the drug dealer firs come from gas masks, bags of cash and bags of crystal meth. >> a mother is demanding that toys are us takes them off the
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shelf. they are saying they also sell to collectors. actor brian cranston who played walter white said he is so mad he is burning his florida mom action figure in protest. >> couldn't find them earlier? >> couldn't find them. and a cutting edge science. >> 40-year-old man show nothing sign he would gain reuse of his leg after a knife attack. but they transplanted cells from his naval cavity to his spine, continually renewed, allowed him to recorrect. >> he began putting on thigh muscles, and now walking using a frame. >> pretty incredible. knew might remember the nun who surprised every on the italian version of the voice,
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winning the competition. >> she is back. that's her winning the competition. she has a new song and video, and has people scratching and shaking their heads ♪ like a virgin touched for the very first time ♪ ♪ like a virgin it's different. yes. that's madonna's hit song, "like a virgin." it was released nearly 30 years ago. like that? sister cristin oorks is not trying to provoke people, but says it's a song about love. >> she's good. er. >> the style, you don't expect that voice out of a nun. >> and last night's elimination
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>> ♪ >> hello and good morning everyone, i'm matt o'donnell. it's 4:27, tuesday october 21st and we're following a breaking story. it is decision day for blade runner oscar pistorius. the olympian is about to learn his fate for the can killing of his former girlfriend reeva steenkamp. we're live with updates. the government as an urgent warning about exploding air bags. what drivers need to know before the morning commute begins. we're tracking some rain moving through our region this morning. what it means for your drive coming up. and consumer reports tests the new apple pay feature. you heard about this. see what they think coming up rain in south florida and the northeast. and clear and dry everywhere else. and back to business on abc's "dancing with the stars." no one was eliminated last week. but that wasn't the case last night. >> yeah, it was latin night.
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and one couple had to be shown the door. george pennacchio tells who it was. >> jonathan and allison. >> reporter: low scores and not enough viewer votes knocked jonathan ben yet and allison out of the competition. >> i was in a low place losing my parents, and i wanted to do something out of my comfort zone to break out and bring life back into my life. and i did, and that was allison holker and "dancing with the stars." and now i'm leaving here feeling alive, and i can take on the world. and alfonso took on the sal salsa. he and his partner were injured. >> blood, sweat and tears were reel. >> and derek hugh was second, and the host had good-natured teasing. >> don't you feel he deserves
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abuse? he doesn't know what it means to get a seven. that's all i got were sevens on the show. he feels a little abuse to take him down a few notches. >> reporter: next week, they dance twice. they have regular routines and team dances. next week marks the return of head junch judge len goodman. >> next week will be the halloween edition. i can't wait to see that. >> oh, my goodness. >> thriller. michael jackson's thriller. it's halloween. >> he's going to win this thing. >> incredible. >> he's been the front runner. gets his butt smacked on tv. you're not going theo go throug that and lose it. >> your money's on him. >> i will put the money on him right now. >> have a good morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." ha
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> we are following a breaking news on this tuesday october 21st. the future of oscar pistorius will be decided at any moment. he's being sentenced for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend. >> cell phone video of an attack on two girls leads to suspensions. >> the youngest nobel prize winner will be honored in philadelphia. good morning, it's 4:30. tam is off. nydia han joins us. we have a little bit of rain out there. we have a little bit of rain ka

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