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tonight, breaking news. donald trump, hillary clinton. the new polls just out. there is new hope for both of them in unexpected states. where this race now stands. plus, melania's moment. her solo speech today. and the big plan revealed for president obama, the first lady and hillary clinton on election eve. the stunning and gruesome discovery at a home. a woman missing for months. allegedly chained inside a storage container. tonight, she's been rescued. the realtor under arrest. and authorities say, it does not end there. the moment that caused national outrage. tonight, that officer on trial. the man killed, walter scott, his mother on the stand. the plane crash. the chopper overhead, capturing it all. >> clearing a building. >> the incredible moment that comes next. and your money tonight. a new warning. if you've ever bought a gift card, did you fall for a scam?
good evening. on this thursday night. and we are rounding the bend, the home stretch of this presidential race. new polls just in tonight, a very tight race. and this evening, even in the red state of georgia, trump and clinton neck and neck. and tonight, melania trump, her first appearance on her own, what she revealed she would fight for as first lady. donald trump tweeting from his plane, he's there on the left, watching his wife and that speech on the big screen. and tonight, the clinton team revealing they're planning a moment like this one just hours before americans go to the polls next week. and take a look tonight. our new tracking poll. clinton at 47%, trump at 45%. we begin with abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump sounding like victory is within his grasp. >> i'll tell you, we are going to rule the day, this group. we're going to rule the day. >> reporter: trump in florida, realizing he's got company.
there's a little bit of traffic here on the runway. we have our neighbor over here, donald trump. we'll be following him today, and then just over my shoulder, air force one. >> reporter: trump noticed, as well. jumping at the chance to take on the president. >> he's down here campaigning for crooked hillary. now why -- why isn't he back in the office? he's campaigning every day and i actually think, considering she is under criminal investigation, i think he's actually got a conflict. >> reporter: today, the republican nominee getting support from his wife, melania. she vouched for him after his own october surprise, that "access hollywood" tape, trump bragging about groping women. >> they were kind of a boy talk. >> reporter: but she's been a reluctant campaigner, even as the race grows tighter. >> i might join him. we will see. >> she's actually going to make two or three speeches. >> oh! >> i will tell you -- >> made some news right there. >> he certainly knows how to shake things up, doesn't he?
>> reporter: today, there she was. her first speech since her convention address went awry after the discovery she lifted passages from michelle obama. now, in pennsylvania, melania trump reaching out to key suburban women voters. >> we must come together as americans. we must treat each other with respect and kindness, even when we disagree. >> reporter: the woman whose husband is known for his scathing tweets says she will champion kids who are bullied on social media. >> it is never okay when a 12-year-old girl or boy is mocked, bullied or attacked. >> reporter: donald trump watching it all from his plane. and now, with just five days to go, trump taming his own off the cuff instincts. >> we've got to be nice and cool. nice and cool. right? stay on point, donald, stay on point. no sidetracks, donald, nice and easy. nice and easy. >> and tom llamas live from
north carolina tonight. donald trump making it clear there, he's trying to stay on-script, on-message. and melania trump today, on-script, as well. they know who they're trying to reach there in pennsylvania. >> reporter: david, that speech in the suburbs of philadelphia. melania trump there to sway female voters. now, many democrats believe pennsylvania is the firewall for the clinton campaign, but the trump campaign sees real opportunity. melania was there today. donald trump is there tomorrow. david? >> tom llamas leading us off tonight. tom, thanks. a full-court press from the trumps there, and from hillary clinton tonight, too. in north carolina at this hour. this time last night, in arizona. considered a red state there, but she was there, surrounded by one of her largest crowds to date. the illinois native happy about those cubs overnight, ending the curse. but she and trump are now both fighting for victory, of course. and abc's cecilia vega this evening with the president, once again on clinton's team. >> reporter: hillary clinton in the final sprint.
>> are you ready to vote? >> reporter: the long-time cubs fan, who watched the final game on an aide's ipad, now celebrating that big win. >> you know, the last time the cubs won, women couldn't vote. i think women are making up for that in this election. >> reporter: clinton fresh off a whirlwind, two-day, cross-country tour that took her from florida to arizona. this is one of hillary clinton's largest crowds of this entire campaign, here in arizona. a democrat hasn't won this state in 20 years. there, clinton with the finish line in sight, trying to fire up latino voters, making her case by going after arizona's famous sheriff, joe arpaio. >> i think it's time you had a new sheriff in town, don't you? >> reporter: today, her running mate, tim kaine, amplifying that message, delivering a speech entirely in spanish.
a campaign first. >> hillary clinton esta lista. >> reporter: clinton's latino supporters loving it. this woman telling me, donald trump doesn't respect women. >> hello, miami! >> reporter: today, president obama taking on trump, too. >> anybody who is upset about a "saturday night live" skit, you don't want in charge of nuclear weapons. no, i'm serious. this is a guy who like, tweets they should cancel "saturday night live." really? i mean -- that's the thing that bothers you, and wasn't to be president of the united states? come on, man. come on. >> reporter: on a college campus in florida, calling on millenials to turn out for clinton. >> listen, especially for the young people out there, i know
some of you, this is your first election where you've been paying attention. and you're out there and you're looking at it, you're saying, man, this is really nasty. once you get past all the noise, and all the distractions, and all the okeydoke, the choice could not be clearer. because donald trump -- don't -- don't boo -- >> vote! >> don't boo -- >> vote. >> you already knew that. you can't boo. he can't hear you boo, but he can hear you vote. >> reporter: the obamas, the most powerful surrogates of this campaign. clinton embracing the president after his rousing convention speech in philadelphia. the two of them together, it is the last image her campaign wants voters to see as they head to the polls. clinton's team revealing today, the night before the election,
the clintons and the obamas will stand side-by-side at a massive rally in philadelphia. >> and cecilia vega is with us from north carolina. and seal see ya, have evening, word of a possible scam, telling voters they can simply text their vote for hillary clinton? >> reporter: exactly, david. this is a scam that was circulating on twitter. gives a five-digit number, telling people they can text their vote. take a look. one of them has the hash tag right there, i'm with her. says gives that number that people can text their vote to. the other using hillary clinton's photo. of course, you cannot text a vote anywhere. it is not allowed. david, as election day grows closer, calls to watch out for scams just like this one are growing, as well. david? >> cecilia vega there in north carolina. cecilia, thank you. hillary clinton and that 24-hour swing coast to coast. mr. and mrs. trump both out there today. but tonight, for everyone at home, it really all about this map. the path to 270. jonathan karl has been crunching the numbers. new polls out just as we're on the air tonight you a new hope for both of them. >> reporter: absolutely. if you look at where we are overall, david. the blue states, of course, hillary clinton, red states
favor donald trump. right now, she has enough, just by holding those blue states, to get to 270. look at the top of the map, donald trump at 204 with his red states. he needs more. but here's where the hope is for both of them. first of all, the state of florida is where the hillary clinton team is most confident. they believe based on the early vote, they can win florida. that would effectively end this race. they have a new poll out today in georgia that shows a tie race. as for donald trump, they see hope you in pennsylvania and even in new hampshire. both have been solidly democrat. both are trending towards trump. >> jon karl with us tonight, tracking that map every step of the way. jon, thank you. and a reminder, five days to go now, and on election night, our coverage begins, of course, with "world news tonight." and then at 7:00 p.m. eastern, i'll be joining george and the entire powerhouse political team. we will be here all night long. in the meantime, tonight, we do turn to other news, and to a woman who had been missing for months, discovered and then
rescued. authorities say she was chained up in a storage container, and tonight, what she told police. they now fear it does not end with her. abc's linsey davis on the investigation in south carolina. >> reporter: just off this road in rural south carolina, a gruesome discovery. a woman found in a container where she'd be kept for two months, chained up like a dog. and now this man, todd christopher kohlhepp, a registered sex offender, is under arrest. >> figure out exactly what we're going to charge with him. i can tell you that one of the charges is going to be kidnapping. >> reporter: police say they heard the victim bang on a container in a wooded area surrounded by a chain link fence. authorities have been searching the area for 30-year-old kayla brown and her boyfriend, charles carver, since they went missing in late august. brown tells police, there could be multiple bodies on the property. today, they were seen removing a car from the suspect's driveway. >> we're trying to make sure that, you know, that we don't have a serial killer on our
hands. >> reporter: kohlhepp is a real estate agent in spartan burg. a friend of the victims told a local paper that the victim helped kohlhepp clean houses before he rented or sold them. weeks after the couple disappeared, there was a facebook post saying that they were okay, but family members had always questioned if the account had been hacked. david? >> linsey davis with us tonight. and in charleston tonight, opening arguments after that deadly police shooting that caused national outrage. cell phone video capturing what happened after that traffic stop, the driver running off, the officer chasing behind. and, of course, firing eight times. the victim who died, walter scott, his mother on the stand today. abc's steve osunsami is at the courthouse. >> somebody is running from you, you don't shoot them in the back. >> reporter: it isn't just this former police officer who's on trial here in charleston tonight. so is policework in this country, and the trust black americans have in the system. 34-year-old michael slager showed little emotion as his
lawyers told jurors how they should see this disturbing cell phone video. >> not all awful things in this community are unlawful. >> reporter: they're saying those eight shots, five in the back, were lawful, because they say slager and 50-year-old walter scott, fought to the ground before the gunfire. but no struggle is ever seen in the cell phone video or on the dash cam video from slager's police car played in court. >> the reason for the stop is, your third brake light is out. >> reporter: jurors saw the routine traffic stop, and saw scott running, worried about unpaid child support. and says he called her during the stop. >> all i heard was, get on the ground, and put your hands behind your back. >> reporter: the prosecutor says scott was no threat, and showed just how far apart they were when slager started shooting. something else that's hard to g ignore, while the judge in this case is african-american, only one of the 12 jurors is black. david? >> steve osunsami in charleston
for us. thank you, steve. and in iowa tonight, the man suspected of shooting two police officers in two separate patrol cars ambush style is now charged with two counts of first degree murder tonight. scott michael greene was placed in the very handcuffs of the police officers he's accused of gunning down. investigators say bomb-sniffing dogs found the gun they say the suspect used. but still tonight, in clear motive for why he killed the officers while they simply sat in their cars. overseas tonight, and to afghanistan, where two american service members have died in a joint u.s.-afghan raid. those forces in the city of kunduz coming under fire. an air strike called in for cover. at least 26 civilians also reportedly killed, including children. it is still unclear whether it was from ground fire or from the air strike. nato is investigating. back here at home tonight, and to new concern at this hour over a skyscraper, a high rise, now teetering. the city's attorney in san francisco taking legal action,
and tonight, families who live there showing us the video that they say proves that their building is, in fact, leaning. abc's kayna whitworth is there. >> reporter: the millenium tower soars over the san francisco skyline, 645 feet high. the problem is it's getting shorter. sinking 16 inches already, and now it's fitting two inches. tonight, the city is suing. claiming the problem was never disclosed to potential buyers and now these cracks in the sidewalk, rattling homeowners. >> we really don't feel safe in this building. >> reporter: frank jernigan says this marble rolling and even changing direction across the floor of his high rise apartment shows the tilt in the building. your life's hard work is now leaning this way and someone could have told you that -- >> before we bought. absolutely. >> reporter: the building's developer, mill lennium partner safes the lawsuit has no merit. >> the building is safe. its structural integrity has not
been coprom mized. >> reporter: david, not only is this tower sinking and leaning, but it's in a major earthquake zone. so, when residents see this, they're fearing for more than just their investment, but their safety, as well. david? >> kayna whitworth from san francisco. kayna, thank you. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this thursday. the plane crash. the chopper hovering above, capturing it all. and you can hear the chopper pilot warning people below about what was about to happen. also, rushing to the reese cue. a woman in a car who stopped breathing, and the officer, what he is about to do next. and then, dolly parton. many people watching the cubs, but overnight, she won a lifetime achievement award, and what she said on that stage that had the whole crowd roaring. had the whole crowd roaring. we'll be right back. i was the mommy slam dunk pion? really? yes, really! don't sound so surprised. let's see it! -oh you're ready. alright, here we go. let's hear the crowd. ahhhh! i go to the right. i go to the left. fake 'em out. mama go up, up, up! she did it. -again?
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finally tonight, america strong. many of you a little tired at work today? blame the cubs. they won't mind. alex perez shows us, they're still party, and they deserve to. >> reporter: the out that made history. >> this is going to be a tough play. bryant. the cubs have won the world series! >> reporter: anthony rizzo pocketing that last out, ending a 108-year world series drought. >> and the cubs have finally won it all! >> reporter: super fan bill murray, on cloud nine. >> can you imagine ever being here? >> hell yes, are you kidding? i've been imagining this for a long time. >> reporter: but it wasn't easy. the cleveland indians tying it up, forcing extra innings. >> it's gone! tie game! >> i'm an emotional wreck. >> it's only going to get worse. >> reporter: then, during a 17-minute rain delay, cubs' jason heyward giving his team the ultimate pep talk. >> i just let these guys know, hey, keep that fire, because you guys got it. >> reporter: as the team stormed the field after the win, the
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