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overnight that's a huge sing hole opening up on a city street there. the entire street disappeared when the sink hole caused by a republicantu ruptured water main caused the road to collapse. nearby buildings evacuated as officials feared it would become worse. search for a missing mother in california is intensifying with an appeal for help crossing state lines. >> the family is worried she's been kidnapped and taken out of state. here's the latest. >> reporter: growing desperation, family members of this missing mother of two now telling abc news they are expanding their pleas for help nationwide after five days of searching, they fear she has been taken out of the area. her husband, keith, thinks she was abducted while jogging. >> i'm coming, honey, i'm trying, i'm doing everything i can, and i love you. >> reporter: when she didn't pick up the young children from
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day care, her husband said he knew something was terribly wrong. using the find my iphone app, he discovered her phone by the side of the road telling abc news parts of her hair tangled in the headphones. >> she would never in a physical years, you know, not pick up our children. >> reporter: family and friends called her supermom. >> bring her home. bring her home. just bring her home. >> reporter: there's a $50,000 reward for any information leading to sherri's safe return, and authorities say her husband is cooperating with the investigation. abc news, los angeles. >> thank you. shifting gears now, angelina jolie and brad pitt worked out a detail of the divorce. she retains custody of the six children they share. the children will continue to have, quote, therapeutic visits with their father, according to a statement release the by jolie's representative friday. pitt filed for joint custody. considered the growthest
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shooter in pro-basketball history, he set a new nba record for three appointmenters getting 13 of them. they beat the pelicans 116-106. he knew he broke the record as well as the home crowd that began chanting mvp. he was the league's most valuable player for two seasons and scored 46 points last night to which many people, many fans are, like, where was that guy in the l.a. lakers game? sure could have used him. >> really? >> a would-be armed robber in midland, texas did not have a good day as seen on video. the man entered a 7-11 wearing a mask and carrying a shotgun, but he couldn't find a clerk or in the office. he ran into a customer and tried to hold up that guy, but the two struggled, and the customer came away with the shotgun. the unsuccessful robber was seen running away down the street.
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>> huh. that's one way to dodge a robbery. every out. >> okay. >> instead of everybody down, everybody out of here. there was an unwanted visitor on a flight -- >> oh -- >> in mexico. >> no. >> it's a 5'0" snake slittered out of the overhead bin and fell on the seats. >> oh! >> the snake on the plane prompted an emergency landing. >> you think? >> animal control officers had to come on board and remove the unwanted hitchhiker. the airline says it's trying to figure out how this flying snake got on board and how aeromexico can keep this from happening again. this was dedicated to you, kendis. i know how you love snakes. >> that video is creepy to watch. >> can you imagine being the person in that seat? honey, there's a a snake. stop it. no, baby, a snake. stop it, stop it already.
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what's that, kendis? >> i just can't. i just can't. coming up, how financially set are you for retirement? that video is creepy! what you can do if your employer doesn't offer a plan. come on, map, a snake on a plane? "world news now" katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess at a neighborhood favorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message.
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half of working americans do not have a pension or 401 k, and one in three americans have saved exactly $0 for retirement. >> if your employer doesn't offer pension or a 401k, it's not too late to save now. here's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: this 36-year-old is ready to think long term. >> i'm getting older, and i have two small boys. it's necessary to start saving. >> reporter: she works full-time as a teacher, but her does not provide a savings plan, so we brought in an expert to explore her retirement planning options starting with one that surprised her. >> so you work in the public school system, and if you work for the government, the federal government, a state government, they have different retirement planning options for their employees. essentially, they do pretty much the same thing that a ohio 1k
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plan does. if you qualify. >> reporter: if you qualify for government options, they allow the same tax deferred max contribution as a traditional 401k, $18,000 annually. another option, iras, with $5500 maximum contribution a year, traditional ira, withdrawals taxed, or a roth ira with no tax breaks or contributions, but growth and withdrawals are tax free. experts also suggest if possible, earmark additional retirement funds in a normal brokerage account. >> take a little bit of risk. don't be conservative. go for it. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: abc news, new york. >> so there's still time. no need to worry. well, coming up on this election day in the nation's capital,
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start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ♪ so this time of year, especially so close to election day, we are here. you hear a lot of politicians touting how they're successful with bipartisan initiatives. there's a pocket getting good reviews. >> i e like the pocket of partisanship. a lot of ps. >> yes. >> check this out. >> reporter: in a city already addicted to polpolitics, even chocolate is political. this chocolate manufacturer is the latest to indulge in politically inspired delicacies.
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this u.s. marine veteran founded the company with his wife, a brazilian chocolate maker. >> it's satire, funny, cute, and showca showcase, again, the different side. >> reporter: these treats come in six distinct flavors. the flip-flopper, taxation without representation, left wing, red state, tea party, and the filibuster. made with everything from defiantly democratic chocolate mixed with socially conscious hazelnuts. abc news got an inside look in the factory and ingredients behind the partisan treats. since launching this political collection line, has it been more work for you guys? are the machines going more often? >> yeah, absolutely. >> reporter: they source products from farms in brazil, investing in the environment through conservation efforts working to improve agra forestry standards. this display behind me, residents have the opportunity
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to vote on the chocolates with a paper ballot, and the flip-flopper won. want more? buy all six together called the super pac. we are likely expecting these to become d.c. staples. they plan to still sell the collection after the legs. >> all right. thanks. 22 grams of fat in this serving size here. >> every gram is delicious! >> i do want to offer jack just ran the marathon, and, you know, after a marathon, you kind of have to carb load and such. just as a thanks to you, jack, i just want to offer -- >> he's trying not to eat the chocolate so he's giving it to you. >> i'll kick in right here. here we go. >> eat the chocolate! >> ready?
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this morning on world news now, americans cast the vote for the next president of the united states. >> and after what seems like an eternity of campaigning, this is it. election day. the first votes already counted including the new numbers from early voters. we're going to preview what voters can expect at their polling places today and show you how the candidates spent their final hours on the campaign trail. >> and redefining how your vote counts. the new mobile apps allowing americans to literally swap votes in order to swing the election, but is it legal? >> and if you need a little boost while performing a civic duty, get help from furry friends, and if you can't take a selfie at the polls, can't we at least pet a puppy? it is tuesday. it is november 8th. it's election day. from abc news, this is
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"world news now." ♪ >> it's over. >> not quite, though. wait until tomorrow so we have all this elation. >> what a buzz kill. >> but we -- >> excited for all of it. >> a culmination to a very dramatic election season. >> after it more than shocking year and a half with allegations, back fighting, name calling, voters are just a little -- the voters are getting their final say, and casting ballots in a tiny town of dixville notch where polls open at midnight. a total of eight registered voters, hillary clinton won the town. >> many more people participated in early voting all across the country, and nearly 45 million ballots cast at polling stations or by mail. >> record levels of participation has been reported in 28 states. the latest numbers show a
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dropoff among black voters in north carolina from the historic levels that supported president obama four years ago. turnout is higher among hispanics in florida, nevada, and colorado. now, both candidates wrapped up campaigning with duelling midnight rallies running past 1:00. >> hillary clinton held her final event in north carolina akpoened by lady gaga and john bon jovi, and donald trump closed out in michigan telling thousands of supporters that he will keep jobs from leaving the country. >> trump and clinton will both watch election night results in new york city blocks from each other, and clinton will be under the glass ceiling of the javitz convention center, and trump at the hiltop hotel. we have more now on this early morning day that we celebrate the end being near. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i like the song, kendis and diane. in the critical time hours, the
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candidates criss cross the country hitting badle ground states with nine stops between them monday, and touting famous friends. donald trump said tom brady voted for him, and hillary clinton, as you mentioned, bringing to her events lady ga did and the boss. hillary clinton, president obama, john bon jovi, and the boss pressing supporters. >> please make a plan to vote, none of us want to wake up on wednesday morning and wish we would have done more. >> i'm asking you to work as hard as you can this one last day to elect my foal low americans this fighter. this stateswoman. this mother. this grandmother. this patriot. our next president. >> reporter: the race, still close. clinton leading trump by four points in the latest abc news poll, and donald trump making one last battleground blitz, eight states in 24 hours,
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sounding nothing like an underdog. >> we're winning ohio. we're winning iowa. we're winning, we think, new hampshire. >> reporter: clinton putting that fbi e-mail investigation behind her. her team encouraged by long lines of early voters, mostly latino, in nevada, and by the tens of thousands turning out in key battlegrounds to see her famous friends. trump, lean while, lashing out at the fbi after director comey's announcement clears clinton a seconds time. >> so they went through 650,000 e-mails in eight days. yeah right. >> reporter: trump taking shots at clinton for her star-studded final act. >> she gets beyonce and jay-z to get bigger crowds.
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they have been critical of the handling of the e-mail investigation, and what's for sure, they have to work together at some point because there's ten years of his term expiring in 2023. >> he plans to stay through the ten year tenure. it will be interesting how it plays out. investors like what they heard from the fbi director, the statement led to a block buster day on wall street. >> all stock averages climbed more than 2%.
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overall, the mark's largest gain in eight months. abc with the details. >> reporter: from the minute wall street learned the fbi cleared clinton, stocks rallied. the dow surging at the open, having the best day in eight months. wall street sees clinton as the status quo candidate, basically know what to expect from her. trump is the wild card. investors hate that uncertainty. they like to know what exactly they are betting on, which is why major banks predict with the a trump win that stocks automatically fall whereas with the clinton win, stocks would stabilize or even rally. abc news, new york. our thanks to rebecca there. focusing on the other end of pennsylvania avenue. >> it's not just about the white house, but congress. joining us now with some of the races to watch today, good morning. >> good morning, diane and kendis. the battle for congress could be
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just as important as democrats try to take control. here's what you need to know. the senate is made up of 46 democrats and 54 republicans. in order to win back the majority, democrats need to flip five seats. tuesday watches missouri and wisconsin, races that just recently became tossups. in missouri, the state secretary of state, a democrat, a challenging the republican senator, roy blunt. kander a breakout star, military veteran, he assembled a gun blindfolded here. that race is tightened in recent weeks as he's painting blunt as a washington insider. in wisconsin, there's a senate rematch. republican senator ron johnson is facing off against finegold, a democratic senator he defeated in dwen. this race was leaning towards feingold for quite some time,
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but now it's a dead heat. they poured millions of dollars into the race. we'll see who wins in round two of the wisconsin senator race. in the house, democrats need 30 house to take control. it's a big feat, but they could chip away at the republican majority. diane, kendis? >> so much to watch tonight. >> many, many races to entertain us, and we hope everything comes to a nice peaceful resolution no matter who wins. >> no need to assemble a gun blindfolded or otherwise. >> no need at all. >> thank you. stay tuned next half hour, she's back to quiz us on our election day knowledge. >> uh-oh. >> now we're nervous. count on abc news tonight as results come in. we are live starting at 7:00 eastern to give you the latest information as we get it. >> yep. coming up, swapping votes on this election day. >> the new app that voters use in order to have their voice weighted more than others in their home state. we'll explain how it works. >> share your election day pics
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dozens of building sustained damage after that 5.0 earthquake that struck an oklahoma town home to one of the world's key oil hubs, but officials in cushing say no damage has been
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reported at the oil terminals. the state is expected to announce new restrictions on salt water disposal wells linked to the numerous recent quakes in oklahoma. overseas progress reported in a battle for mosul. they entered a town northeast of mosul after launching at the mill tamts there. it's a christian city believed to be deserted by civil yaps at this point, but they discovered a mass grave with 100 bodies. in syria, the u.s. led coalition provided air cover as fighters advanced against the isis state in raqqa, the only large city controlled by the militants, and they consider q raqqa to be the capital. they held the city for three years now, but they warned retaking raqqa could be a long campaign. back here, authorities in south carolina search for more evidence and more potential victims of a suspected serial
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killer. >> the investigation sparked by officials finding a missing woman chained up on the man's property. here's the latest. >> reporter: seven bodies now linked to a possible serial killer in south carolina. >> we did find two more bodies here. >> reporter: found in grave sites he reportedly pointed out on the same property she was choined by the neck locked in a shipping container and her boyfriend's body in a shallow grave. this comes as he confessed to gunning down four people in a motorcycle shop in 2003, a 13-year-old cold case. >> just tell you that i bet my farm, your farm, and everybody else's farm i have the right perp. >> reporter: the county sheriff chuck wright described him as cooperative and remorseful saying in exchange for information, he made three requests, he wanted to give his mom a picture, talk to her, and
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transfer money to a girl he was helping raise. search teams now saying they don't believe there are anymore bodies on the former realtor's nearly 100 acre property. the local sheriff's department says it is aware of chilling amazon reviews possibly linked to him, one about a padlock, have five on a shipping container, won't stop them, but it will slow them down. >> amazon reviews, we're aware and are looking into it. >> reporter: investigators are looking into that and others related. the corps says he'll be working to identify the two latest bodies found on the property. abc news, new york. >> thanks. a dean at the university of virginia awarded $3 million in damages as a result of the discredited rolling stone article on campus rape. a federal jury found the article made it appear that nicole was indifferent to the allegations
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of gang rape on campus. she testified as a result of the article losing professional credibility and was the subject of threats. rolling stone since retracted the article. former u.s. attorney general reno is remembered this morning as a plain spoken independent. she was the first woman to serve as head of the justice department died yesterday at the age of 78. she was attorney general for the entire clinton administration. president obama called her an american original who inspired a generation of lawyers. >> remarkable story from down under. an australian diver is recovering after being lost at sea for 18 hours. rescuers said it was like finding a needle in a hay stack when they spotsed the man. he's been on a solo dive trip when strong currents separated him from his boat. he was found about 30 miles from where he had first gone in. absolutely incredible. >> testifihe was diving by hims forgot the locater beacon. the fact they found him is
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incredible. very lucky. >> after only 18 hours. i say only 18 hours, but it's amazing the amount of work that goes into finding anybody who is out there lost at sea. >> well done by those rescuers. >> yeah. up next, an election day quiz, and we're on the receiving end. our white house reporter is along to test both kendis and myself on how much we know about our presidential election history. you don't want to miss it. >> i didn't know it was history. >> first, if you want your vote to have more of an impact in this year's election, there's an app for that. how vote swapping apps could have a major impact on who is in the oval office. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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americans living in solidly blue or red states thanks to our electoral college system, it feels like votes don't count. >> it's not surprising why apps pop up to allow discouraged voter in other states to swap their votes. is it legal? we're up owl nightline. >> get out and vote. >> come out and vote. >> reporter: in the home stretch of what's become a razor thin election, but campaigns out in full force. their message? every vote counts. going to vote? >> yes, i am. >> reporter: it's a message taken to heart, but in a surprising way. >> i'm voting for jill stein. do you support her? >> i support hill ri. >> reporter: putting democracy's precious gift, his vote, in the hands of a complete stranger. >> reporter: why? >> i can help third party supporters legitimize these, and
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they help me out in a swing state and vote for hillary clinton. >> reporter: good spirit and trust? >> yes. >> reporter: vote swapping with the help of an app, he'll vote for third party candidate jill stein in new york while his swap partner says she'll vote for clip ton in arizona. >> feel like i making a bigger difference than i can in new york. >> reporter: so vote swapping options like never trump, trump traders, and others help voters redefine how their vote counts. seems hard to believe, but vote swapping is actually legal. it's not a new idea. maryland state senator proposed vote swapping back in 2000 to help green party candidate ralph nader get enough of the popular vote without taking votes from al gore. vote swapping websites popped up, but they were quickly called into question. but a lawsuit followed, and
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finally in 2007, it was decided that vote trading is totally kosher as long as no money or anything else of value trades hands. can vote swapping really affect the outcome of the election? >> we have to remember it's very small percentage of the public that engage in this voting behavior, but if the race is as tight as polls show, vote swapping and third party voters could impact this election. >> reporter: but if this is app indicator, technology and democracy only continue to collide. >> i think it's democracy at its best. it is a complex way to work it out when you feel options are limited. >> reporter: if hillary clinton wins arizona by one vote, we're going an interview. >> a lot of people will be seeing me. >> reporter: for nightline, new york. >> it is, though, an interesting concept. i lived in d.c., registered in d.c. there's not much competition there. >> you're going to swap your
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♪ we are exciting early because election day is almost over, however, another reason to be excited, particularly if you're voting in providence and in pennsylvania. >> okay? >> you got puppies at the polls. >> puppies at the polls. >> a lot get out the vote initiatives, but this is most effective. it is what it sounds like. bringing pupties to the polls with the goal to get puppies to get young voters. >> okay. >> into the polling places to cast their votes, and puppies do the trick. studies shows that voter turner increases anywhere between 2%. question being, if you're only going to the polls to see
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puppies, are you really an informed voter? is that really who we want to lure to the polls? >> yes, absolutely. >> no, who is running again? i just came for the puppies. you cannot play with the puppies until you vote. >> oh, that is just wrong. here's another reason to vote today. free donuts. yeah. krispy kreme offering free incentives, show your sticker and get a free free donut at participating locations anywhere. there's also, like, a lot of different places offering free coffee and white castle, when you order online and use the code usa, you get free iced tea. >> listen, i love free stuff as much as the next person, but i hope this is not the main reason anybody goes out and votes. okay? >> i think it is.
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>> it's a sad state for democracy if people are going out to vote because they need donut and puppies. >> sad state for democracy? have you seen the last 18 months? >> fair enough. better news, aol, remember that, you got mail? >> yes. >> well, that voice was a mystery for quite some time, and no longer thanks to brandy barker who is riding in uber in ohio when her driver turned to her and said this, check it out. >> welcome, you've got mail. >> do it again! >> welcome, you got mail. >> oh, my gosh. >> that is right. my friends, that's elwood edwards, he's the aol you got mail guy, and her reaction was mine when i i saw the video, oh, my gosh, do it again. he's an uber driver, but i met the phone guy, same reaction, and asked him to record my voice mail. >> he said no. >> brought to you by the new york. it's hot 97.
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katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
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this morning on "worlds news now, election day, it's here. americans making their choice for the next president, donald trump, hillary clinton on a whirlwind tour overnight. where they land as the attention turns to voters. as millions of americ ameri head to the polls, how the candidates have been rushing around in the final hours. how some have uprooted their lives to get you to your polling places. new this half hour, a presidential pop quiz. >> kendis and i are having an election day challenge. who is the better study on presidential history? it is a political faceoff you don't want to miss. >> the answer is, it's me. on the eve of the election night -- >> going down. >> and the rapper who made a last ditch call to get out the vote. where they performed, we'll have
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the full story ahead in "the skinny." it has tuesday. it is election day in america. from abc news, this is "y d "world news now." >> oh, oh, already. the smack -- you couldn't get it off of there properly. >> i got some of them off. >> it is game on. we'll see. you'll wave that white flag soon enough. well, let's talk about election day because we've been trying to keep it a secret, but it's today. after a bruising year and a half, tens of millions of voters across the country will finally get to cast their ballots. >> as always, dixville notch in new hampshire went first opening polls at mid night and all eight votes have been counted in hillary clinton's favor. big win there. eight. clinton had a whirlwind day capped off with a rally with
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lady gaga and john bon jovi. there was a choice between division or unity. >> donald trump five states, fa five rallies ending in michigan calling hillary a corrupt politician. final abc news national tracking poll shows clinton with a slight four point edge, 47% compared to trump's 43%, but a tie in two states, in florida, clinton with 46, trump 45, and in north carolina, clinton 47, and trump 45. we are learning of alleged voter registration fraud in indiana. >> there's the indiana registration project found to make up information or forged signatures on forms in several indiana counties. now that group has ties to the democratic party. no charges filed so foof. around the country, efforts in full swing to get out the
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vote. david wright has the details. >> reporter: one final sprint to the finish with a chance to get in last licks. >> she's a cheat. she is a cheat. she never reported it. she's a cheat. >> reporter: now it's all down to the ground game. >> hi. i'm working for teresa. >> reporter: convincing voters to do their part. in phoenix, andrew spent the past month knocking on doors and he was out -- >> took days off work to focus on this. >> reporter: in new york this weekend, a road trip for dozen of clinton volunteers. new york is solidly blue, packed on to a bus, foot soldiers in this ground war. >> the votes in the campaign are simple. beat donald trump. >> reporter: down in north carolina, a different ride along calling themselves donald trump dignitaries. there's jesse, a retired u.s.
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marine gunnery sergeant. >> no doubt americans are fed up. clinton's the past, donald trump the future. >> reporter: rallying in north carolina, all those people gathered for an event where the trump dignitaries are the featured attraction. >> we have to work hard now to get across the finish line. >> reporter: back in arizona, andrew has a few more doors to knock on. you feel like it's a big turning point for the country? >> i do. i really do. either way. it's a huge turning point. this is, like, 1776 or the civil war or something, you know, along that magnitude. i'm not saying that the world's going to explode tomorrow or anything, but ramifications of tomorrow will definitely be felt for a long time either way. >> reporter: in dixville notch, they counted early returns, and everyone else will have their say. david wright, phoenix. here in new york city, police officials are essentially
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treating today like it's new year's eve in terms of the level of security that you will see throughout the say saying 5,000 officers will be secured to midtown, manhattan alone where both candidates await results tonight as well as supporters. >> the massive effort includes heavily armed units trained to quickly respond to terrorist threats. that 5,000 officer deployment is comparable to what would be used for a visit by the pope. you can imagine that there are people already there in that area of the west side there, already locked down, midtown hotel where donald trump is holding his rally tonight for his celebration tonight also secure. >> people thinking it's a good time to stroll through times square, hold off. maybe wait one more day. hang out on the outskirts of the city a little bit. >> yeah. >> it's interesting, both candidates are from the same states. i think that happened twice before, a rarity. let's turn now to abc's lauren
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lyster in washington, d.c. with what voters can expect for security. >> reporter: the justice department saying there's 500 personnel deployed at voter places to ensure everything goes smoothly and there's no voter intimidation and to monitor the election process. now, some of these will be inside the polling places, some outside the polling places, and what's interesting is the "new york times" reports it's fewer people than were out there in 2012 monitoring the elections when there were close to 800. officials say it's because a 2013 supreme court ruling that limited their ability to deploy observers into the field, into polling places. now, the doj will also have a hotline for people to call to report problems and where to field complaints r and this comes as donald trump warned of a rig election, something politicians on both sides of the aisle prominently refuted as well as experts. lauren, getting back to the huge overnight rally in philadelphia, some 20,000 people
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in attendance where the president spoke last night. it soundsed to me like a good-bye speech. >> reporter: yeah. i hear you, and, certainly, in a number of his speeches campaigning for clinton, hearing e three on monday in three states including the one you mentioned in philadelphia, we heard him talk about his legacy and spent a tremendous amount of time talking about this. what he's done in office before touting hillary clinton credentials to take the mantle and urging people to vote for her. let's take a listen. >> you bet on me all those years, and i'll always be grateful for the privilege you gave me to serve, but i'll be honest with you, i always had the better eyes because i've always been on you. i'm betting that the wisdom and decency and generosity of the american people will once again win the day. and that is a bet that i've never, ever lost.
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>> reporter: obama, himself, said in an interview that everything he had done while in office is contingent upon being able to pass the baton to someone who believes in the same thing he does, and that seems to be evident in some of the speeches, and the clinton campaign likes that message. they have enlisted him as a main surrogate in a way that's unprecedented for an outgoing president in modern history for a number of reasons. all of that on monday, and kendis and diane, president obama and first lady michelle obama both home walking into the white house down the street from here at 11:00 p.m. >> wow. sounded like a good-bye speech. you have to think after tonight -- >> getting ready, right? >> becomes a lame duck. there's a president-elect. >> and the kid with the halloween costume. >> reporter: there's a reason he noticed that halloween costume. >> that kid not seen since. all right. laun lyster, thank you. >> by the way, i was wrong, three times prior that both
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candidates were from the same state. apparently it happened in 1862 -- >> have you been studying for this election pop quiz? >> it's the opposite. one thing i said so far has been wrong. does not bode well for me. tune in tonight as results come in. full coverage here on abc starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern. coming up right here, that presidential pop quiz, diane and i take the election day challenge. which of us knows more about our presidential history than a 5th grader? the impending election did not stop a couple from getting the boot on "dancing with the stars." that's next on the skinny. first, your election day forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by chewy.com.
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that's the white house. do i get a point? >> no! >> pop quiz time. >> you do not get a point. >> who knows more about election history, me or diane? >> we're about to find out. arlette saenz is here to cover all things d.c. >> before we get started. >> no, no, no. >> okay, so let's get started. pop quiz question number one. >> okay. >> who are the youngest and oldest -- >> john f. kennedy -- >> let her finish. >> kennedy and eisenhower?
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>> no, reagan oldest. >> you both got one answer. >> if we had an opportunity to, like -- >> john f. kennedy was 43 years old when elected, and ronald reagan was 69 years old when he was elected. if he -- >> donald trump. >> she's not letting me finish. >> i think we should have a rule where you have to get the question out. >> no. in what game show is that? >> this is not "jeopardy." >> if the candidates ran, who would be the oldest of the two, donald trump, and he would be the new oldest president ever elected. >> yes. he's 70 years old. i don't know who won that round. question number two. who was the first divorced president? >> reagan. >> there you go. kendis won that. >> see, i waited until she was finished. i gave you several seconds to wait around, and still -- >> oh, please. >> if donald trump wins, he'll did -- >> playing the violin. >> first kwau dupled divorce president. >> twice.
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pretty close. >> facts. >> pop quiz question number three. only two presidents have won 49 of 50 states. >> reagan. >> who were they? >> reagan one? >> which year? >> 1988 -- >> 84. >> 84. okay. and who is the other one? >> fdr? >> nope. >> washington he ran unopposed. >> you guys got the buzzer. >> it was nixon. >> i knew that. >> oh, man. i knew that. >> only state he didn't win was massachusetts. only state he didn't win was minnesota. >> okay. >> a point for minnesota? >> maybe extra credit. >> did you not get the $20? >> i did, buddy. >> it's on the laptop over there. >> okay. >> how many women ran for president? >> oh, five? >> oh -- -- >> three? >> does jill stein count? >> she does. >> she does? wow. i'll go with eight.
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>> run in what sense? a major party? >> it's a trick question. more than 200 women have run for president. >> okay. >> mostly from minor parties. >> okay. >> the first woman to run for president was victoria woodhull in 1873, 50 years before women could vote. >> she's my write-in this year. >> one final question, how many candidates won the popular vote and lost the election. >> four. >> two. >> exactly. die yap. >> you say that. >> you looked that up. >> no, i didn't. i know who won the biggest one or who lost by the most, hayes -- >> no. >> did i out trivia arlette? >> a random fact i know. i don't know the others. >> easy one for both. what are the names of the presidential dogs right now. >> ozzy and beau. >> i saw them at the white
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house. >> arlette, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> i'll take my trophy. skinny . "world news w"
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i was robbed. i was robbed. time for the skinny starting with app elimination on "dancing with the stars." >> on show stoppers night, the tango, a cell block tango earning them a perfect 40 out of 40. >> most improved were tara and sasha with the charleston version of if my friends could see me now from sweet charity earning them 38 out of 40. >> 36 out of 40, samba of oh what a night from jersey boys. >> it was not enough to keep them from the chopping block, but the former taxi star said it was such a blast. next on another musical note, two celebrities rallied supporters with impromptu get out the vote concerts. >> madonna performed a surprise
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concert in support of hillary clinton urging fans to express you're on election day. >> get it? >> yes. in chicago, hundreds of voters turned out and cast their ballots. >> on television in the meantime, host, john oliver looks into why exactly do we vote on this day of the week? >> how is this still a thing? >> i don't know why elections are on tuesday. >> good question. do you know? >> e feel leek i should, but no. >> it's just a mystery no one can figure out, like, where's the remote, or why doesn't jason bourne just google himself, but the reason comes from an 1845 law passed for a very 1845 reason. weekends no good because of the sabbath, monday the travel day, and vote on tuesday. many states allow mail-in voting, 13 states don't.
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the problem is having everyone vote at once on a tuesday can cause scenes like this. >> this whole auditorium of people is the line to get on the line. >> prapings maybe that's why the most common reason americans give for not voting is they were too busy. what can be done? expand early voting, move election day to a weekend, or keep it where it is and declare it a national holiday like it is in puerto rico where their turnout is not only consistently higher than the 50 states, but conte consistently more awesome. >> they do parades better as well. >> one of the quotes from the show was, it's all the weight of disney world with all the fun of the dmv. >> so true. >> that's why puppies. >> puppies encouraging you to go to the polling places because there's also free food. >> to show the i voted sticker. >> yes. coming up with partisan tensions running at an all-time high, it's time for comic
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so in just a few hours, election day 2016 will finally, finally be over. >> it's been tense, emotional, draining, you name it, but the season has been easier to get through for some thanks to the kmeed ycomedians of late night . >> it's me, hillary, from 2008. >> oh, hello, hillary. >> on fox news yesterday and today saying you seem to be sick, you look tired, so can you open this jar of pickles? this has not been tampered with. >> the only thing the media's
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talking about is e-mails. it's like if during the o.j. trial everyone was focused on whether or not the ford bronco had up to date registration. >> i'm the only candidate up here who is not a billionaire. i don't have a super pac or a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose in my arms. >> a big star at the convention was melania trump, giving the speech of michelle obama's life last night. >> scandals hurt your husband's chances? >> it's all boy talk. they are all animals. if only a woman could run for president. >> this man is clearly unfit to be commander in chief. he is a bully. >> shut up. >> he started the birther movement. >> you did. >> he should bring her body double so trump doesn't know who
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to lurk behind. >> number two, it's a big deal if you have serious health problems, and, number three -- >> getting back to 2008 and send a munch of e-mails. >> no! >> can i mess your hair up? >> and now it's time to get out there and vote, none of this will have mattered if you don't vote. >> and we can't tell you who to vote for, but tuesday, we get a chance to vote for what country we want to live in. >> you were a fan of the messing up of the hair. >> the hair. that was one of the best segments there just because as somebody who is folicly challenge. >> he did it to me. i have no recourse. not fair. >> one more time. >> stay away. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message.
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i'm frank lobiondo >> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning, it's 4:00 a.m. on this tuesday november 8th, election day finally here. it happens today as voter give us their final tally. >> democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton made her final pitch in front of a crowd of thousands of people at independence mall. >> republican nominee donald trump rallied late into the night after a day of stops including our own battleground state of pennsylvania. >> septa buses trolleys and subways return to full service this morning just in time for voters to head to the polls. >> let's get going with a quick look at weather and traffic. dave m

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