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hogan trial speak out. why they awarded him more than $100 million in a leaked sex tape. and teams are arriving in philadelphia for two key games in the naacp tournament. "action news" reporter john rawlins live at the wells fargo center with more now. >> reporter: hi sara, well fans of the badgers and the tar heels and fighting irish and hoosiers are coming into philadelphia over the next day or so, they are in day for the tourist and hospitality folks here they hope they will spend spend spend somewhere between $12 million and $18 million. early arriving naacp fans for open practices, noon until 4:00 wisconsin. notre dame, carolina and indiana will get a feel for the arena.
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they are expected to pull thousands of people into philadelphia and generate great room rates for the hotels and dine in the eateries and otherwise spend money in the local economy. >> i will spend a lot of money, 20 irish fans. don't drink coca cola, we drifrk the cold stuff. >> we are going to the liberty bell area and hope to find the art museum where rocky ran up the steps and having some philly cheesesteaks too. >> are you spending money? >> yes. >> making the founding fathers happy? >> you got that right. >> between noon and 4:00 can you see them practice, it's free but tomorrow night it's not free, the cheapest seat we could find for friday night's game is $385 in the nose bleed seats.
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john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. we are following developing news out of the city's wissinoming section, chopper 6 hd over the scene of an industrial accident at the newman paper recycling plant on tacony street. a 35-year-old became trapped under a bale of paper injuring his leg. the man was taken to the hospital and he is in stable condition. turning to accuweather now, it's an absolutely gorgeous spring day out there. sunshine and mild temperatures, meteorologist, david murphy, joining us outside for a check of your accuweather forecast. >> lots of sun here on the terrace, still cool enough for a jacket. if you look at satellite, there is cloud cover and most of it off to the north and west of philadelphia. more of that streaks through in the afternoon, as we did at times yesterday, it features an amount of sunshine, you have flow off the ocean that could cloud you up a bit off the
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beach. 58 in philadelphia and 66 in millville and 68 in dover and 59 in wilmington when expect the areas highlights in yellow to get warmer into the upper 60s to low 70s. allentown and trenton you'll stop in the low 60s. because cooler air is nudging its way down into the northeast in your area. the current wind profile, look at the direction of the wind coming in from the south off the ocean cooling you down by the water and then continuing out of the south up into philadelphia for the most part. right around the city you see it turn out of the east and then the northeast and that is a cooler direction. again, areas outside of the city north and east cooler this afternoon. in philadelphia though, sunshine is aiding and abetting the rising temperatures and we'll probably jump to 67 at 3:00 and 70 for your high at 4:00. a word to the wise, we are talking about pollen the last
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couple of days, today is the worst for pollen in the region, the tree pollen spores are running high today with rain coming in overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. tomorrow looks a lot better for allergy sufferers. when i step inside we'll talk about the holiday weekend too, looking good but cooler sara, but a nice day outside. >> thank you. police in west depford, new jersey, are investigating a disturbing video that show a man violently beating a juvenile. the video was posted on social media and has been viewed more than a million times, in it an adult male believed to be an mma fighter is seen beating a juvenile. people in the public are calling for an immediate arrest but they say give us time. >> give us time and let us do our investigation, at the end we'll sign the charges, but we want to do a thorough
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investigation. >> police made contact with both the male and juvenile and talk to the person that took this video. >> investigators are trying to piece together a crash involving two tractor trailers this morning in newark. it happened just before 4:30 this morning. it results in this mangled mess that forced several lanes to shut down for a time. one driver was taken to christiana hospital and is expected to be okay. a woman is in critical condition after being stabbed earlier this morning in the juniata park section. it was 1:30 a.m. on whitaker avenue when police say she was stabbed multiple times, they say they know who did it but the suspect is on the loose. in the city's german town section an investigation is underway for a shooting that left a man in critical condition. someone shot the man four times and drove away.
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police are looking for a 2011 hyundai elentra. the top two republican candidates are still taunting one another not over policy but over their wives. we get the latest now from abc's lauren lister. >> for two nights donald trump took to twitter targeting ted cruz's wife. a saga that all began an anti-trump ad targeting donald trump's wife. >> all because of this photo of melania trump during her modeling days. trump blaming cruz for the ad. be careful lying ted or i'll spill the beans on your wife but
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the cruz cannot -- with super packs. crews telling gma that trump should stay away from his wife heidi. she is way out his league. >> trump defending himself on twitter. >> i'll have to start talking about your situation, do i like doing that no? >> the candidates continuing the battle on social media, your wife is lovely and heidi is the love of my life. this is response from trump comparing to the two women. and heidi taking on trump herself. >> you probably know by now the stuff that trump says has no basis in reality. >> the candidates attack each others spouses both are taking heat from critics in the
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comments in made in the wake of the brussels attacks. vice president joe biden is set to deliver a speech at this hour calling for timely action on the supreme court vacancy, it's his first speech on the matter after the death of antonin scalia in february. biden is making his comments at georgetown law school. about to argue that leaving the seat unfilled is a problem inconsistent with the rule of law. earler why this month president obama nominate merrick garland and republicans are not meeting with him. carline spencer is loading up water and wipes and driving them no flint, michigan, all the items were collected through newcastle county. spencer says it's important to help families in need. >> they have been dealt a hand
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that they did not deserve. they didn't do anything to deserve the position they have been put in. this is a tangible thing we can do. >> spencer says she wants to teach her kids about humanitarian work. there is more ahead on "action news" at 12:30, mike cost shuts down a chat bot after it turns racist. and why the jury gave hulk hogan more than he was asking for. when "action news" comes right back.
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a notorious bosnia serb leader is sentenced to prison for being responsible for genocide, they said he was the mastermind of the siege of sar
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you've oh with many people died. the worst mass killing in europe since world war ii. president obama is using his last day in argentina to make a mends. thousands of people died or went missing following a 1976 coup that opened a period of military rule. obama says that united states was slow to speak out for human rights during that period in the nation's history and that his administration is declassifying documents that could shed light on what role the united states played. the jurors that awarded hulk hogan more than $140 million against gawker are speaking out. hogan sued after a sex video was
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released. they put themselves in hogan's shoes to under the impact. >> this morning the six jurors who awarded hulk hogan more than $140 million in his case against gawker speaking out exclusively to abc news. >> in effect they broke the law though. standing by their decision to punish the site for posting a video of him having sex. >> the decision we made was absolutely correct. >> we were all in the same circumstances how would we feel about it? emotionally we would be pretty devastated. >> he is still a human being like anybody else. >> did you think he was behind the tape. >> even if he knew he was being recorded there is no right to put it out there. >> how did you feel about gawker's first amendment argues. >> they were about crossing the line and they made that clear.
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>> and they had strong words for gawker's founder nick denton. >> i saw you looking at nick denton when the verdict was read. >> i wanted to see remorse but he showed blatant disregard. >> don't go for the vulgar and trashy, stick to news worthy journalism you understand what that is. >> put yourself in their shoes. >> i don't know how they have the heart to be able to do that. they have no heart and no soul. it's all about the all mighty dollar to them and it's sick. >> at the heart of the case, the jurors say is an individual's right to privacy regardless of celebrity. >> how do you feel if it gets overturned on appeal. >> i hope he fights it all the way for all of us.
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>> i think he will win. >> lindsay janis abc news. secretary of state, john kerry is in moscow today, he met with astronaut scott kelly and his counterpart. he talked about his height changing, he has already slunk back to normal size and feeling pretty well but still soar, kerry was honored to meet the pair and the duo after a year in space together are still speaking. stepping live outside sky 6 hd showing you cape may, a nice day at the beach. meteorologist david murphy, has your update when "action news" comes right back. katie vo: she works as many hours as the guys do.
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little bit of milky white and we have high thin cloud cover filtering in from the west and we took the pictures from this morning and it looked bright across the region, still warm today and showers possible tomorrow and mainly in the morning although some could linger into the afternoon. we have a cooler but nice weekend on tap. temperature in philadelphia is 58 degrees, continuing to climb and we'll be up into the 60s before too much longer and low 70s before we are all done later this afternoon. winds east-northeast at 8 miles per hour. currently 57 in allentown un58 in reading and wilmington and 58 in philadelphia, just 55 in trenton, notice how instead of the southerly wind we get a draw from the northeast in places like trenton and allentown and that keeps your temperatures cooler, how about 51 in beach haven, down the shore a flow off the ocean waters cooling you down too. you won't go much higher than this 57 and in philadelphia we
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have a chance of going quite a bit higher than the 58. the high cloud cover is starting to filter in and the thicker stuff holds on until later tonight. 72 is your forecast high in philadelphia, we can keep enough sun in play and get the draw out of the south we should hit that, 72 in wilmington and 70 in millville and cooler down at the coast with the flow in off the ocean and cooler in the northern and eastern suburbs, areas outside of philadelphia in buck county for example may not be as mild than down the pike in philadelphia and beyond, as we roll through the afternoon, 72 is your high at 4:00 or 4:30, and 69 by 6:00 and 65 by 8:00 and 62 by 10:00 that is mild for this time of year at 10:00 at night and overnight we'll only drop to 58 for a low, so mild tomorrow morning. future tracker 6 shows you that in the wee hours of the morning, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 sprinkles are
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possible and we get rolling into the rush hour and there is a chance of spotty showers rolling through. it's not going be a lot of rain out of this and a quarter inch in most cases, by the afternoon there is less shower activity. there could be a lingering bit and piece of shower activity. and mild again tomorrow with a high of 70 for the front and as the front goes through temperatures dip a bit and only a quarter inch of rain from the showers, behind the front as we head into the weekend it will get cooler. your exclusive accuweather forecast we go for the high of 72 today and look going across the region, still very warm, a few more clouds digging in perhaps in the afternoon and tomorrow as you saw morning showers and maybe a few more of them around into the afternoon and generally drier in the afternoon than in the evening and a high of 70 with the temperatures sliding a bit as we get into the early to mid-afternoon hours, for the
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weekend it will be cooler on saturday and still sunny with a high of 62 and a nice good looking start to the weekend and that 62 is not bad for this time of year. easter sunday looks dry as a bone and partly sunny skies and nice conditions for sunrise services i can see us on or about 40 in philadelphia and cooler in some suburbs and then the afternoon we get up to 65 which isn't bad. on monday that is when the showers reemerge and could be a thunderstorm this the afternoon and not raining all day but a shower with the thunderstorm chance and high of 63 degrees, after that system gets out of here another burst of cool air comes in and we opened get to 56 on tuesday and looks dry on thank you know and up to 60 on wednesday and thursday afternoon we are probably pushing back into the low to mid-60s. >> thank you. microsoft's experience with an artificial intelligent
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chat-bot when the ai proved she was anything but elgent, she was designed to use social media and talk like a teenager, after she was activated she starts spewing hateful and racial comments, in her last tweet she said she needed sleep and hinted she would be back. topping the people scene a new edition to tgit and it's coming to abc tonight and it's called the catch, a private eye that makes her living catching con artists until she gets conned herself. >> what? >> you know. >> christopher -- oh -- nothing about christopher because christopher doesn't exist -- >> enos calls the show quick but
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relatable and is expected to play another strong female lead on thursday nights. >> it feels like a gift to be invited to stand among those powerhouse women. that is what shondra reims is good at. standing around these strong ladies and i'm so lucky to be her next girl. >> more lighthearted, more conscious. a lover as well as an investigator. and overall fun aspect. >> the catch premiers tonight at 10:00 after an all new episode of "grey's anatomy" and "scandal." "action news" follows at 11:00.
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david with one last look at the numbers, it's only up from here. now up to the north and east of philadelphia, in places like allentown, you probably only stop in the mid-60s and the farther south and west you go, the better chance you have of getting up to 70 or above. from philadelphia south i expect highs close to 70 degrees and trenton not as much and down at the shore you have the ocean flow in the low 60s, fair amount of sunshine and nice today. five cheetah cubs at a north carolina zoo have a new caretaker. their mother died shortly after they were born, now the zoo dog is taking care of the cubs. the australian shepherd gives them a cuddle and a chance to play. they expect the dog to become
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the cubs' teacher and role model as well. and stories coming up on "action news" at 4:00. a local music teacher accused of sending inappropriate pictures and videos to a middle school student, what we are learning about that investigation and the villanova wildcats getting ready to tip-off in the sweet 16. that will do is for "action news" at noon, now for david murphy and rick williams, i'm sara bloomquist have a great afternoon.
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