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good afternoon sara is off and the big story on "action news" is the latest developments in the egypt aircraft. crews found some wreckage today but they are trying to determine what brought that plane down. marcy gonzales reports from paris. >> reporter: the families of the passengers and crew gathered here at charles de gaulle airport. they are still waiting for the explaining a. >> wreckage and human remains believed to be from egypt air flight 804 spotted in the mediterranean, a devastating development for the families of the 66 people on board. and a major break for investigators trying to figure out what caused the plane to drop off radar. it was at a cruisingality toot of 30,000 feet preparing to
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descend with no distress call, they say the jet was turning left and then strangely to the right before vanishing. >> we have no indication for the cause of the accident yet. they admit that terrorism is more likely than a technical problem but every possibility is being considered. they are looking into the captain and cocaptain. checking tarmac workers in paris and reviewing the jet stops before this flight including one in tunisia earlier this hour. >> if it turns out it is a bomb. have you to look at the security for all the flights, where the aircraft came from and what kind of bomb was it. >> they look at the passenger's background, they say no one on board was on current terror watch lists. >> people here at charles de gaulle airport are scanning surveillance video for possible crews and they are concentrating
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on recovering the plane's black boxes. and "action news" has complete coverage of the plane crash on 6abc.com. there you can read more about the investigation as crews try to recover the wreckage. from our delaware newsroom now, grief counselors are back at howard high school of technology today. a 15-year-old student was shot and killed near the school yesterday just weeks after the death of another classmate. police identified the victim but they are still searching for his killer, katherine scott has more from the school in wilmington. this has been a difficult time for this school. they were already grieving the loss of one student and now mourning the death of another. today students arrived to howard school of technology. yesterday afternoon 15-year-old freshman brandon wingo was shot and killed just blocked from the wilmington school.
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>> i was at my baseball game and when the game was over our coaches talked to us about what happened. >> it happened on the 900 block of clifford brown walk just before 3:20 yesterday afternoon. brandon was hit in the head and died at christiana hospital. neighbors said it seemed like the typical afternoon and then suddenly heard the gun fire. >> was getting my keys out and i heard the three shots, pow pow pow. >> i looked outside and saw the individual on the ground and heard everybody screaming. >> this comes one month after the death of sophomore amy joyner francis, the 16-year-old died after being beat up in a school bathroom. three girls are charged in her death. and in brandon's case there say $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. he played on the asket ball
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team. dozens of verizon protesters are gathering at this hour on city avenue in winfield heights. the workers have been on strike for more than a month, they are fighting for higher pay and job security. they offered raises and retirement benefits but the two sides have been unable to reach an agreement. a pro wrestling star is due back in a courtroom. if jimmy super fly snucka is competent to stand trial. they say he killed his girlfriend in 1993 and they say he is mentally incompetent partly because of head injuries during his wrestling career. some suggests that he suffers from dementia and another says
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he is faking his symptoms. police are releasing details on a burglary situation that targeted homes in bucks and montgomery counties. since march william dalton iii has broken into at least three homes. after he was arrested they recovered $150,000 worth of jewelry, now they are trying to track down the owners. how vest dirts were able to make an arrest. turning now to accuweather and a fantastic friday forecast. as we look live outside at the jersey shore, this is the place to be. an absolutely beautiful day in cape may, almost warm enough to soak up the sun on the beach. meteorologist, melissa magee, is enjoying the conditions closer to home and is outside on the patio with a check of the the forecast. >> reporter: temperatures we are waiting for, temperatures are
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nice and comfortable and a bright blue sky. numbers are in the lower 70s along the 95 corridor. cooler at the coast, boardwalk 63 and out to the south and west 71. as we go throughout the day not a lot to complain about, we have the big ridge of high pressure that stays in control. 2:00 this afternoon mostly sunny and a temperature up to 75, and 77 at 4:00, we are back down to the middle 70s at 6:00. and the only issue with our forecast is that the pollen count will be on the high side and oak, birch be maple are on the high side. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing moisture gathering out near the tennessee river valley and the southeast. this works it's way into our region for the start of our weekend on saturday.
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we'll talk about what is ahead. we have a spectacular finish to our friday, and then a soaker on saturday. and then next week a return of the 80s and finally summer like weather on the way. we have all the details on the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you melissa. now, to the latest on the campaign trail. a "new york times" poll of likely voters says that hillary clinton is leading donald trump by six points but it's not all good news, the margin was 10 points just a month ago. bernie sanders is doing better against trump than clinton does. sanders ahead by 13 points, 51% to 38%. meantime trump and clinton are courting people on opposite sides of the gun debate. trump once backed a ban on assault weapons but changed his
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position on gun policy and hillary clinton is fighting for stricter law, she is expected to appear in florida alongside the mother of trayvon martin and paren parents who lost children. a young woman faces prison time for a fiery act of revenge. details when "action news" coming right back. i drive a golf ball.
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we are following breaking flus now where a septa train has struck and killed a person in the fern rock section of philadelphia. chopper 6 hd is live over the scene. the crash app happened after 11:30 this morning just past the fern rock rail station. septa is warning passengers to expect delays up to 45 minutes on the rails. stay with 6 abc on air and online at 6abc.com for updates. his first job is to fix the strained relations with the black community. yesterday san francisco's mayor asked the chief of police to resign after a police sergeant shot and killed a black woman in
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a suspected stolen car. the mayor says it's time for a new chapter. >> the men and women of the san francisco police department put themselves in harms way every day, we owe it to them to restore the community's trust in their department and their work -- >> tony chaplain will serve as interim chief. and officer david glasser died yesterday morning he was shot while responding to a call from a homeowner who says his son was stealing guns police killed the 19-year-old in the shootout. glasser was 32 years old and the father of two young children and worked with the department for more than a decade. the terror suspect accused in the deadly terror attacks in
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november, refused to speak to investigators today. they hope that salah abdeslam would identify others involved. a woman is facing a possible prison sentence for setting her boyfriend's car on fine, and she says it's an act of revenge. she torched the vehicle outside of his home in maryland. she said a music video gave her the idea to burn the car. if convicted she can go to prison for 28 years. the hubble space telescope grabbed a newport rate of the red planet. this is mars with late afternoon clouds and frosty polar caps, the orange area in the center is full of dense craters and dried river canyons, mars was 50
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million miles away from earth when the picture was taken. in a few weeks mars will be closest to earth as it has been in 11 years. coming up apple is getting ready to reveal a makeover and we'll tell you about it. and uber is working on a self driving car. we'll tell you why the technology is being tested in pittsburgh when "action news" returns.
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uber is testing a self driving car on the streets of
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pittsburgh. the company outfitted with radar and high resolution cameras. it's an ideal place to test the cars because it has a variety of roads and weather conditions. it's been developed in partnership with carnegie mellon university. apple is getting ready to reveal a stylish new product but this one is not for sale. nearly all the company stores are getting a new look and redesigned to include a town square where people gaze through giant windows and stroll down more spacious aisles. it will debut in san francisco tomorrow and others will be converted to the same concept over the next few years. nutrition labels are getting a long awaited update. calories are listed in boulder
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type. and it will include a line for added sugars. first lady michelle obama, is announcing the campaign today. and the number of pregnant women here in the u.s. affected with the zika virus has tripled. officials at the cdc today announced they will count all women that tested positive regardless if they show symptoms. that pushes the number to 157. it can cause birth defects and other brain abnormalities. here is alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with a preview of 4:00. >> happy friday rick. and happy freebie friday. coming up today at 4:00, all things 100% off and they won't cost you a penny, sports games and festivals. we'll break it down for you. and a big talker you don't want
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to miss, a blogger's secret to a successful marriage is causing controversy, it's based on the way a woman looks, she defends her stance, very controversial indeed. you can take us with you on the go. you can watch us streaming on your smart phone or tablet. >> as we look at sky 6 hd at a pretty center city skyline.
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we are more breaking flus to pass along to you this hour. chopper 6 hd is southwest philadelphia where fire officials are responding to reports of a possible hazmat situation on penrose avenue.
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the call came out afternoon, 12:08 actually at the philadelphia energy solutions, we are looking at the plant here. and not sure what prompted the hazmat call but they are shooting gallons of water on to this plant and black smoke is coming into the sky there. no reports of injuries there. but a possible hazmat situation along the 3100 block of penrose avenue. we'll bring you more information as it becoming available to us. melissa magee is here now with a look at the forecast. it was tough to come back inside i bet. >> it is. it's nice and comfortable. stormtracker 6 live double scan radar you can see that it's dry and no issues with precipitation and high pressure is dominating. we have a really nice day. soak is it up.
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we have some changes unfortunately in time for our weekend. outside we go, the action cam is outside and sky 6 hd from our temple university camera looking at the skyline on broad street, a bright blue sky overhead as well. numbers are responding nicely. lower 70s along the 95 corridor and 73 in willimington and the lehigh valley. and cooler along our beach communes, 64 in beach haven and 63 at the boardwalk. here is satellite 6 along with action radar you can see high pressure is dominating much of the mid-atlantic region, clear skies from new england all the way down to washington, d.c. but we widen out the picture here because this is our change. you see an area of low pressure over louisiana and arkansas. we tap into the moisture coming in from the gulf of mexico. we have to watch this closely as we get into the start of our
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weekend on saturday. the near term, the call from accuweather, sunny and warm and above average once again with the high temperature coming in at 78 degrees, and overnight tonight more clouds move in ahead of that system to the south, cool and comfortable and 54 in philadelphia. here is future tracker 6 you see the clouds moving in by 8:00 a.m. on saturday and it looks to be dry at that point s as we go through the afternoon especially 1:00 p.m., you notice the showers and heavy pockets of rain in south jersey and delaware. make sure you have the wet weather gear with you through the day. we have rain scattered through the delaware and lehigh valleys. it depends on how much comes into our area. lesser amounts north and west of the lehigh valley.
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bright and warm is the exclusive accuweather forecast today. 78 today and tomorrow high of 60, south of philadelphia we could find an inch to more of an inch of rain. sunday unsettled mostly cloudy with a high of 68, mostly cloudy as well on monday. coming in at 70 degrees with a trough of low pressure overhead meaning the showers stay in the forecast and breaks of sunshine on tuesday and up to 76. and here we go, the nice pattern change we are looking forward to. summer warmth by wednesday and a high up to 80 and warm next thursday with a high of 80 degrees, soak up today rick, we are tracking the wet changes tomorrow and next week until warm up into the summer pattern. >> thank you melissa. there is a real life league of their own playing out in seattle. the girls are getting attention for beating the boys at their
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own game. >> i want to beat the boys! >> these are the peaches of west seattle. they are an all girls basketball team going up against an all boys team. the girls prove they can out field and out bat the boys in this game. the girls let their actions do the talking. >> all the boys think they are better at baseball, but i feel good when we are better and it proves them wrong. finally. >> this is little league so no score keeping or standings. a coach with a daughter on the team wishes that wasn't the case because the girls are unstoppable. up next on "action news" at 12:30, the philadelphia zoo has a new way to capture your visit in 3-d. we'll show you. and you cannot only visit the eiffel tower in paris, can you spend the night inside as well.
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continue to pray for their loved ones. searchers fine the wreckage. and the automaker tries to come back from an emission cheating scandal. now the details, a buck county man is arrested for breaking into several homes. detectives say they were able to catch the suspected thief because he committed the crime the same way each time apparently using the same vehicle. the burglaries started back in march and happened in salisbury township and newtown township. trish hartman has the latest. >> reporter: police say that all of that jewelry and other items is worth between $150,000 and $250,000. and now the suspect is charged. police are trying to get that jewelry back where it belongs. >> we are trying to reunite it, there are items here i believe are very personal to some o

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