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making news in america this morning, a primary showdown in two states. one race too close to call but in the other bernie sanders comes away with another big win. this as donald trump sits down with megyn kelly with a question on how he treats women. a serious weather situation unfolding once again in texas. people trapped in cars as the rises in heavy rain. a driver gets trapped underneath an suv after it flips and bursts into flames. see the video as a police officer and bystander jumps into action. garden center scare. a man shopping at lowe's coming way too close up with a dangerous snake.
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a good wednesday morning and the race for the white house as another victory for bernie sanders denies hillary clinton a carefree march toward the democratic nomination. >> in oregon more than 60 delegates were up for grabs. he got the good news from his wife jane as he addressed 11,000 supporters in california. the race in kentucky is too close to call with a razor thin margin of less than 1% and end up splitting the state delegates almost evenly but clinton claimed victory in a tweet and called for unity. it's "your voice, your vote" and the latest now. >> reporter: bernie sanders was the only candidate to have an election night event rallying thousands in california even as hillary clinton is getting closer to that delegate finish line. the ap has declared bernie sanders the winner in oregon, in
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kentucky hillary clinton is declaring victory. sanders telling the california crowd he has a message for the democratic party. >> it can do the right thing and open its doors and welcome into the party people who are prepared to fight for real economic and social change. [ cheers and applause ] we are in into the last ballot cast. >> reporter: after reports his supporters vandalized headquarters. while sanders tangles with democrats donald trump sitting down with megynkelly. kelly asked him about tweets about women. he tweeted insults including use the word bimbo. >> when you look back on the past nine months from that first debate till now, any regrets? >> absolutely i have regrets.
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i don't think i would have discussed what the regrets are but absolutely i could have done certain things differently. >> reporter: his comments on women linger. a super pac supporting hillary clinton out with a new ad is making sure of it making use of trump's own words. >> there was blood coming out of her eyes. blood coming out of her wherever. >> and trump has already attacked that ad on twitter calling former president bill clinton the worst abuser of women in u.s. political history. kendis, diane. >> this battle is just starting. megan, thank you. sanders' victory is not enough to break clinton's stride even though he is vowing to stay in until the last ballot is cast. >> he need he. five other states head to the polls. now, trump did add some 17 delegates to his count as he ran unopposed in oregon. he's now just 6 delegates away
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from hitting the magic number of 1,237 and becoming the nominee. trump says he's prepared to negotiate with kim jong-un. if elected he says he would meet with the north korean dictator to try to stop the nuclear program there. his comments represent a sharp turn from current u.s. policy towardpyongyang. the clintons and trumps are disclosing information about their finances. in 2015 the clintons gave 28 paid speeches earning nearly $7 million combined. trump says his income for 2015 was $557 million. the disclosures are required by the s.e.c. they do not include tax returns. >> do stay with abc news for the latest results. live team coverage later on on "good morning america." in the meantime, we move on and happening right now more severe weather in texas. hail, rain and high winds
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slamming the san antonio area. pictures just in to us showing vehicles stalled in high water up to 4 inches of rain have fallen in the area since last night. authorities say there are several vehicles that are stuck on interstates 35 and there are reports of numerous water rescues taking place. then in florida, several tornadoes reported there causing damage to homes and knocking down trees and power lines. this one you see here is in ft. pierce. another one touched down right on interstate 95. extensive flooding in central florida reported along the atlantic coast. closing many roads. and look at the radar. you can see the storm system and it's now over the southeast while another is in west texas and that means texas will still see some thunderstorms, but the heaviest will be in florida along with damaging winds and hail. the pentagon is making history, eric fanning has been confirmed as secretary of the army. making him the highest ranking
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openly gay official in the military. his confirmation vote was delayed for months because of a disagreement between kansas senator pat roberts and the white house over the closing of guantanamo bay. the obama administration is about to make more than 4 million more workers eligible for overtime. today the labor department will issue new rules that more than double the cutoff for overtime pay to more than $47,000 a year. above that threshold employees can be designated managers and not get paid extra for overtime. the new rules will take effect december 1st. on capitol hill there is a looming showdown over funding to battle the zika virus. the senate voted decisively in favor of a bipartisan $1.1 billion measure to fight the virus. but the house is expected today to approve a much smaller amount, 622 million. the white house wants nearly 2 billion and has threatened to veto. zika is expected to hit the u.s. this summer. still ahead an apology from the tsa and what's being done about those long airport lines.
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and commuter nightmare. in the big apple. a massive fire under the train tracks stranding thousands of people. plus, caught on camera a man trapped under his burning car. police race to the scene. the dramatic rescue was caught on camera.
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a dramatic boat fire off malibu, california. two people and their dog were saved after their boat went up in flames. another boat rushed to the rescue. fireboats then put out the flames. no one was hurt and no word on what might have started that fire there. and hundreds of thousands of new york city workers are facing a nightmare commute this morning. take a look at this fire under
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the tracks leading to grand central terminal and shut down metro north, the second busiest commuter railroad in the entire country. the fire was so intense it damaged some of the steel support beams. tens of thousands of commuters were stranded at grand central last night. many waiting hours to get home. as for the delays at chicago's o'hare airport the tsa says help is on the way. more than 50 additional agents are being sent to the airport after growing complaints about the long security lines there. passengers have been told to arrive three hours before their flights. the head of the tsa says he can't explain why o'hare has been hit so hard. facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg has an important meeting today at the social network's headquarters. more than a dozen top conservatives will discuss allegations facebook intentionally downplayed stories with conservative views. zuckerberg has denied an institutional bias and in a post last week he said he wants to be sure facebook stays as open as possible. apparently good economic news means bad news on wall
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street. the government reported that builders are starting new homes at a faster pace than last year. now, factory output and cost of living are also up and that has some investors worried it'll convince the federal reserve to raise interest rates, possibly as soon as next month. the dow opens up this morning lower, 181 points. when we come back, a doping scandal new tests uncovering a rash of steroid use at previous olympic games. the punch that people are still talking about this morning. we're learning about the punishments stemming from this brawl. this is my sister, gracie. she's a planner. this is my sister, annie. she goes with the flow. gracie's always trying to get me to eat green things. annie's always trying to get me to try new things. we've both been on weight watchers... and now they've totally changed it up. i like that this new plan encourages me to eat healthier. i like that it lets me eat my favorite foods.
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well, this is likely to be the scene again today in surf g savannah, georgia. city officials say the streets flood with even just normal rainfall. the infrastructure just can't handle it. drivers are likely to encounter wet or flooded roads throughout georgia and the southeast as well as in texas and surrounding states. they may find snow in the rockies and more showers in the pacific northwest. if you're flying, expect airport delays in dallas, houston, new orleans and miami. well, it is the morning's top story, bernie sanders is celebrating a victory in oregon. the race in kentucky is too close to call with hillary clinton holding a narrow lead of
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less than 1% >> that's not stopping clinton from declaring victory. she turned to twitter to thank voters and call for unity. sanders' win did nothing to stop her march to the nomination, though she's now just 92 delegates shy of clinching. a colorado father is in critical condition this morning after being stabbed in a home invasion that was apparently a case of mistaken identity. police in golden stay three men knocked on the door of the family's house after being given the wrong address to get drugs and money. the father got into an altercation as his wife called 911. >> there are three guys of we have one of them down inside the house. he's been down. baby, you okay? oh, my god. we have two kids downtear ins the basement. >> the wife and children were not hurt. the husband was stabbed and is being hospitalized. one of the suspects is hospitalized with stab wounds a 17-year-old taken into custody and police till looking for the third suspect. true bravery on display in
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anchorage, alaska as an officer and four citizens rescued a man whose arm was trapped underneath the burning car. the man scrambled away from the car. just moments later the whole thing burst into flames. u.s. prosecutors are getting involved in the international sports doping scandal. they've opened an investigation into alleged state sponsored dopes by dozens of russian leases and looking at officials as well as coaches and others who may have unfairly benefited from doping. it's believed conspiracy and fraud charges are being pursued. u.s. prosecutors are allowed to bring kays against foreigners living abroad if they have some connection to the u.s. one of russia's most recognizable athletes maria sharapova learns how long she will be banned from tennis. she failed a drug test at this year's australian open and admitted taking a heart disease medication that was declared
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illegal at the start of the year and believe she will be banned between 6 and 12 months. appeals have been filed after major league baseball handed out suspensions. second baseman from texas rangers odor faces eight games on the sidelines and a fine to the face of jose bautista. bautista suspended one game and both appealing, though, and our four team players, managers and coaches were disciplined. let's moven on to a sport used to fighting. st. louis and san jose all tied up at one game apiece in the western conference finals. the sharks won last night we should point out 4-0. >> big win. highlights from last night's other games. over to our guy at not like a literal king but a figurative king. that was king-like there. he got baseline, he got high.
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and then he let everybody know about it. the cavaliers went on a monster run. that was a monster jam. up by 22 at the half. kyrie irving was huge playing great. twisted cory joseph right there. game high 27, the cavaliers win, 115-84. game two is thursday on espn. this kid khris davis. he was with the brewers, went to cal state fullerton. familiarize yourself with him because he hit flee home runs including how about this a walkoff grand slam for his third jack against the rangers. joins lorenzo cain, andrew mccutcheon and aaron hill as those who have hit three home runs in a game. look, he's got a jump shot like steph curry. that's it. >> i guess that's it. thanks. >> he was lonely.
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♪ all right, starting our wednesday morning "pulse" with a north carolina man who got more than he bargained for at a home improvement store. >> that's right. the man is now recovering after he was bitten by a 4 1/2-foot copperhead snake at a lowe's near charlotte. >> okay, so the man was rushed to the hospital and given anti-venom. doctors say he'll be in pain for quite a while but he's expected to be okay in the end. >> happy to hear that. next up an inspirational record-setting performance by a teenager doing pull-ups. 17-year-old andrew shapiro of northern virginia set three separate pull-up records last weekend. >> yeah, it was pretty impressive. those records were for the most in six hour, 1 hours and 24 hours. shapiro did just over 7300 pull-ups in that 24-hour period.
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that by the way is more than 500 more than the previous record. >> wow. he said he was inspired by his father's successful five-year battle against colon cancer and a desire to one day appear on the tv show "american ninja warrior." while doing it he raised $4,000 for the american cancer society, as well. he's well on his way. >> and fuel that was pineapple and sushi. >> that's what i've been doing wrong this whole time. >> not enough pineapple and sushi. >> why do bananas. a visiting couple from poland made quite an impression at a london nightclub. the pair in their late 70s joined ravers on the floor for on the ground house and technonight. >> they arrived when it opened at 10 p.m. and stayed until closing at 5 a.m. the d.j. said they started off with two tequila shots but switched to tea.
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some are suggesting this might have been a publicity stunt by the nightclub. >> a great one. >> exactly. >> tequila with a chaser of tea. who knew? >> they said they had a really fun night. >> that they remember. some blow off steam in weird ways. here in new york we now have a post-it note war. post-it notes. a number of ad agencies on the same street are taking part creating signs and messages in their windows with what some people call stickies. >> yeah, so as one trade publication puts it it's colorful competitive and downright juvenile. perfect for the mad men and women. this window art takes a fair amount of work so it's any wonder that ad agencies are getting any work done at all nowadays. you can keep up with it on social media. just try post-it wars and canal notes. >> are they hiring post-it artists? who has time for this. >> they're not getting any work done, i guess. all right. we have work to do. more news after this.
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. it's wednesday, may 18th and we're on a developing story this morning. a man is in critical condition after police say a suspect came to his door shot him and then also set the porch of that home on fire. our annie mccormick will unravel the details. another sexual abuse lawsuit is filed against bill cosby and one of his high profile friends. you might need that umbrella again this morning. storm tracker6 live double scan radar slowing that rain out to our west. it will eventually come east and be with us. dave murphy has the latest on that, karen rogers is looking at your roads. it's all next on "action news news." >> ♪ to meet has done her share of waiting. >> that's right. she won a beauty pageant decades
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ago but never received the rewards that were supposed to go with it. matt howerton has her story. >> reporter: this woman has had quite a life. >> wore blue jeans before they were in. >> reporter: that was 1948 when betha was just a 22-year-old unm student whose sorority sisters urged her to compete in something they never heard of, the miss new mexico pageant. >> they suggested i go in, do it so i said okay. >> reporter: betha still remembers all the excitement. >> parading up and down, up and down changing clothes rapidly and parading again. >> reporter: you can see a grin when betha talks about it mainly because she won but you'll never hear her brag. >> it was quite a surprise because i thought some of the other girls really wanted to win. >> reporter: there was just one problem. betha never got a crown or a sash as a token of her victory. until now.
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miss america was in albuquerque and finally presented her with her own crown and sash. >> oh, what fun. it always is, you know, when you're being pampered that way. >> reporter: betha admits the crown is hard to win. >> if i don't move i'll be all right. >> reporter: she has no complaints. >> you'll never outgrow it. it'll follow you the rest of your life. i've just discovered it. >> reporter: after nearly 70 years she's just happy to have it. matt howardson, action 7 news. >> good for her. the miss america organization said there was nothing really behind all of this. it was just it happened to be that she won during the depression era and just kind of got lost in the fray. >> looks a beauty even after all these years. >> that's what's making news in america. >> have a great wednesday.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone. it's 4:30 a.m. on this wednesday may 18th. >> and we're following a developing story. philadelphia police are looking for a suspect wanted for both a shooting and an overnight arson. >> democratic primary race march he is forward with each of the candidates claiming a victory this morning. >> for the first time in 26 years the sixers will have the number one overall pick in the nba draft. >> and for the first time in the last day, it's raining again. [laughter] >> no. yeah, i know, we had some of in rain came through for a good portion of yesterday kind of wet.


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