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making news in america this morning, one-on-one with donald trump. overnight the republican candidate discussed a number of issues with abc news including paul ryan, voter fraud and his treatment of women. >> have you crossed the line in the past with women ever? >> i don't think so. >> see his answer plus melania trump talking about her husband's past remarks on that 2005 leaked video on a bus. the moos sul offensive. second day of a campaign to retake the iraqi city. a live update in the critical battle against isis. some computer programs for a major airlines. the systems crashed and it affected reservations. a man dodges death when a huge piece of glass falls from the ceiling.
a good tuesday morning. we begin with donald trump's wife coming to his defense and dismissing his 2005 comments about grabbing women as boy talk. >> breaking her silence melania trump also rejecting the allegations of nine women who say her husband groped or kissed them against their will. and she's echoing his claim that the media is trying to derail his campaign. meantime, trump talked to abc news about the allegations and he's still telling supporters that the election is rigged. abc's stephanie ramos has the latest for us from washington. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: kendis and diane, good morning. melania trump sitting down for the first time to talk about donald trump's sexually aggressive comments on that bus but she's not only talking about that, she's also talking about the election agreeing with her husband that it may be rigged. melania trump hasn't said much throughout the campaign season but she's speaking out now about her husband's infamous hot mike moment. >> i said to my husband that, you know, the language is
unappropriate. it's not acceptable. >> reporter: melania speaking to cnn about trump's so-called locker room talk on that "access hollywood" bus. >> i'm wondering when you first saw it, when you first heard it, what did you think? >> they were kind of a boy talk and he was lead on like egg on from the host to say dirty and bad stuff. >> when you're a star they let you do it. you can do anything. >> whatever you want. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> reporter: in an interview set to air on "good morning america" donald trump says he's never crossed the line with women ever. >> i don't think so. i have great respect for women. i have tremendous respect for women. these people come up, maybe for a little fame or maybe for some other reason or maybe because they're a part of the clinton campaign. >> reporter: the gop nominee insisting with no proof that there's a conspiracy to rig the election. >> people are coming in to vote and they're not registered. people are coming in as illegal immigrants, they don't have the
right to vote and coming in and voting. and you're not surprised to hear this. there's tremendous voter fraud and we really want it stopped and can make the difference between winning and losing in an election. >> reporter: meanwhile, hillary clinton is behind closed doors practicing for the final presidential debate. her husband and daughter stepping in for her at this glitz is star-studded fund raiser in new york city last night. >> in three weeks after 240 years and 56 elections, the united states will have its first woman president. >> reporter: a new national cbs poll shows clinton with an 11-point lead over trump. a day before they face off on the debate stage for one last showdown. kendis, diane. >> those polls wills showing that she has a lead in colorado where donald trump has several events today, stephanie, thank you. trump has been lashing out at house speaker paul ryan since he said he would no longer defend him. >> during that interview
conducted in his home state he took another swipe suggesting he may want him to lose. >> i think he can be more supportive to the republican nominee. we're doing well. i think we'll win the election. >> do you think he wants you to win. >> well maybe not because maybe he wants to run in four years. maybe he doesn't know how to win. who can really know? >> trump also slammed other republicans who spooled their support or expressed confidence that the election will not be fixed. happening right now it is day two of the battle to's capture iraq's second largest city from isis and about 30,000 iraqi government troops and kurdish fighters are outon the outskirts of mosul. >> progress is slow as they're met by rockets and in some cases suicide bombers in trucks. alex marquardt joins us from the phone from iraq. alex, how is it looking right now? >> reporter: good morning, kendis, good morning, diane. well, you're absolutely right. there is progress but it is slow. both american officials at the pentagon and iraqi military sources are telling us that
everything is going according to plan, but that the progress is slow. this is a battle, keep in mind, that was expected to take weeks or months so the initial push towards mosul was to liberate villages in the plains around mosul where we understand there's still around 1 million people and understand around 25 villages have now been liberated both between the kurdish forces who we have spent time with as well as the iraqi forces. the kurds now say that after the initial advance on the first day they're going to dig in. they're going to hold back and let the bulk of the forces who are iraqi make that push so what we're hearing this morning is that a new push is under way but as you noted that can be slow. not just because of the suicide bombers that isis has sent forward and they claim to have sent around a dozen of them to meet the incoming advance yesterday, but it's also extremely slow because there are ieds all along the roads and in
the fields, so it's very complicated and it's very slow going. >> alex, i know you're at a refugee camp right now. what's the situation like there? >> reporter: well, i'm in a refugee camp outside of there where there's 30,000. maybe of the people who we have spoken with have come from the ville agos and towns under isis control. we spoke with a man named hussein who is an english teacher. he was saying he and his brothers were on a list of 250 people to kill in their village by isis because they did not support isis. now, the u.n. has warned that around a million people could flee the fighting from mosul. so far we have not seen that happening yet. keep in mind the battle is barely 36 hours old. so in the coming weeks and possibly months there could be hundreds of thousands, even up to a million people who do flee
that fighting. the u.n. and other aid agencies warning this could be the biggest humanitarian crisis this year. the u.n. officials who are speaking with now are certainly bracing themselves for it. we know that the emergency camps that have been set up by the u.n. and other agencies can only accommodate several hundred thousand so there's still a great need and there's a great fear, in fact, that that million dollar -- sorry that million person number could be reached. >> abc's alex marquardt joining us from iraq where isis is not giving up easily. thank you. more breaking news from that region. overnight russia announced it has stopped air strikes on the syrian city of aleppo. yesterday moscow promised an eight-hour pause on thursday so the residents could leave the city. united nations agencies said that wasn't enough time and wanted 48 hours. also yesterday russian and syrian air strikes killed at least three dozen people, 14 of them members of one single family. one of the country's top former generals will be
sentenced in january after pleading guilty to making false statements to the fbi. retired marine general james ca cartwright is a former vice chairman of the chiefs of staffs and admits to them during an investigation into a leak of classified information about a covert cyberattack on nuclear facilities. now the offense carries a sentence of up to five years in prison. but under a plea deal prosecutors will recommend cartwright spend no more than six months behind bars. cartwright is a former abc news contributor. now to the summerlike warmth from texas to new york. they're threatening to break records. 86 in atlanta, 81 in new york, 83 in philadelphia and here's a look at yesterday's record-breaking number, as well. it hit 101 in dodge city, kansas, some places that had never seen triple-digit temperatures in october. timing is everything when it comes to working out. a new study revealing the best time to exercise. and look out below.
the stepdaughter of a man who allegedly tried to kill two california police officers says he may have been trying to commit suicide. police in vallejo identified the suspect as adam powell. the ex-con is currently being treated for life-threaten injuries he suffered in the aftermath of the attack at a starbucks. family members say hours before the attempted ambush his 2-year-old son dental li shot himself. the infant is expected to survive. the officers were not injured in the attack because powell's assault weapon jammed. grim statistics this morning are shedding new light on the crisis in chicago. according to the "chicago
tribune" 3,475 people have been shot in the city this year. that's 1,000 more people shot compared to this time last year. and there's been deadly shootings. 186 more than this time last year, as well. a former caregiver accused of illegally occupying an elderly couple's home has been arrested and removed from the house. she was hired as a live-in aid but when alan bestlawyer died she refused to leave. she not only didn't pay rent she took in other tenants and charged them rent. the rest ser vegas system problems for several airlines have been resolved. southwest, virgin america, jetblue and other airlines are served by sabre corporation. but for several hours it was not working at all. the exact problem depended on the airline. sabre says it was a technical error, not a hack. to medical news now and when it comes to exercise, apparently timing is everything.
so get this, researchers in new zealand found that diabetics who exercised after dinner brought their blood sugar levels down by 22%. they say the results are probably more pronounced at that time because dinner usually has the highest level of carbs. >> go for a walk after dinner. >> yep. when we come back video of a man getting arrested after he says he was just walking down the street. this morning, the officer explains the encounter. and why an nfl player wore a dinosaur costume to warm up before his game. if you've gone to extremes to escape your nasal allergies...
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and there's a lot more that happened before the video starts. a controversial encounter sparking outrage. >> you can't just put your hands on me like that. >> reporter: that's a plainclothes police officer stopping this black man for walking on the shoulder of a road in an upscale minneapolis suburb as the nearby sidewalk is closed for construction. you can see the officer lieutenant hole stone holding on to his jacket as he keeps walking. >> you're going to take me to jail for this. >> reporter: he quickly grows agitated. >> can you put your hands off me. >> reporter: the officer says thomas was impeding the roadway but janet rolls, the woman recording the video says he was hugging the right side of construction. the officer who appears to remain calm refuses to let go of him. >> he's scared, sir. >> you get your hand on me. >> reporter: thomas removes his jacket and later his shirt before another officer arrives handcuffing him and citing him for disorderly conduct. >> there should have been more communication. more de-escalation and that wasn't taking place. >> the town's mayor says the
officer was following established protocol which is being reviewed. we'll have much more on "good morning america." a young man in argentina calling it a miracle after he narrowly escaped a terrible accident. the university student chatting with the security guard when the guard suddenly runs away. now, the student follows suit just in the nick of time. take a look here. as he dodged a glass ceiling that was crashing down, he thanked god for all of that happening, the timing there. an arizona man is both lucky and perhaps a little embarrassed this morning after he had to be rescued from his chimney. so the 26-year-old tucson man forgot his keys in the house and decided to enter through the chimney. but got stuck. you see the result. neighbors heard him screaming and called 911. >> probably figuring out where to put his spare keys outside the house. >> now to sports, the national league championship series resumes in los angeles and the dodgers and cubs tied at 1
apiece. >> the highlights from espn. good morning, america. cameron and matt from istanbul are in the studio audience. let's play baseball. terry francona right there, probably sunflower seeds in toronto, best of seven and cleveland is already up -- partying in napolese. mike napoli, strohman, cleveland up 2-1. jason kipnis, he'll hit anything. hits that solo. cleveland up 3-2. bottom nine, andrew miller, darwin barney, beaver nation. that's a nice play by kipnis. up 3-0 in the series. monday night football as seen on espn, david johnson went to northern iowa. so did kurt warner. kurt warner used to be the quarterback for this team, the arizona cardinals.
kurt warner once bagged groceries, david johnson bags the jets' defense. 58 yards right there. look at this. walk in the park. great blocking. two offensive guards got the gruden gripeder. ryan fitzpatrick has a great beard. s that anot helping him there. d.j. swearinger and fitzpatrick got replaced by geno smith late. the cardinals win 28-3. arizona with seattle next sunday night. we're already getting ready for that one. >> i'm sure the folks from istanbul are excited about it, thank you. it was a curious scene on the field. inside that dinosaur suit is cardinals defensive back patrick peterson. >> so he warmed up for the game against the jets in that outfit. apparently it was his punishment for losing a bet against some teammates. i got to keep that in mind when we make a wager. up next in "the pulse," showcase showdown history. the must see moment on "the
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. it's tuesday october 18. we're following a developing story. a traffic tragedy on the schuylkill. the highway is back opened after being closed down for four hours because of a deadly overnight crash. philadelphia police are on the hunt for a shooter who is not using bullets to attack his victims. the attacks caused one man to temporarily lose his vision. and get ready for continuation of it feeling like summer. dave murphy is track, record breaking hit for some areas. we'll be in the 80's today. we've got all that and a lot more coming up next on "action news." >> ♪ of the country with showers in the northwest and into the rockies. finally from us, it was latin night on "dancing with the stars." >> pit bull opened the show with a performance of "green light" before he joined the other judges at the judges table. >> then things got hot.
the top performance was january gentleman and gleb told they were in jeopardy before they killed it with their sexy shower tango and got a winning perfect score 40 and did it clearly in a shower. >> soaking wet. >> the audience loved it as did the judges as you can tell. >> we all needed to cool down after that. coming in a close second, james and sharna did their rumba to the score of 38 out of 40. >> it was very good ranking near the bottom, however, next to last were terra and sasha scoring just 30 out of 40. but coming in dead last amber and maks. yeah, scoring just 28 before they were told it would be their last dance of the season. >> i think that a lot of people assume i'm a certain way and i'm glad i had an opportunity for people to see me in a different light and actually who i am and the fact that, you know, i am very shy in a lot of ways. i don't like a lot of attention
so i probably -- >> she really doesn't. isn't that amazing? >> i'm like, no, it's too much. >> ah, instagram overnight amber thanked maks and called him my brother for life. of course, we'll hear from maks a little bit later on today on "gma" and she really said that it's something she's wanted to do for several years so even though she was leaving so quickly, it was a dream come true. >> it's so interesting that someone at that level in the public eye says she's so shy and she doesn't like any of the attention. >> exactly so she'll going to date kanye and she's shy. >> she wanted to show a different side of her personality. i think she certainly did that. that's what's making news in america this morning. do check us out at atmfans.com. do have a great tuesday.
>> ♪ >> "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 tuesday october 18th. >> and we're following a developing story. police are investigating a deadly crash along the schuylkill expressway overnight. we have a live report with new details just in to "action news." >> man is found dead in the middle of a philadelphia street. the same day of his 30th birthday. >> melania trump defends her husband amid allegations of sexual misconduct against the republican nominee. >> more of that summer-like heat on tap. let's turn to dave murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> another nice start and beautiful finish if