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>> i think he's going to try as best he can to make sure that he delivers not only for the people who voted for him but for the people at large and the good thing is there's going to be elections coming up so there's a built in incentive for him to try to do that but, you know, it's only been six days and i think it will be important for him to have the the room to staff up, to figure out what his priorities are, to be able to
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distinguish between what he was campaigning on and what is practical, what he can actually achieve. you know, there's certain things that make for good sound bites but don't always translate into good policy. and that's something that he and his team i think will wrestle with in the same way that every president wrestles with. i did say to him as i've said publicly that because of the nature of the campaigns and the bitterness and ferocity of the campaigns it's really important to try to send some signals of unit in the ton -- unity and to reach out to minority groups, women and
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other that were concerned about the tenor of the campaign. and i think, you know, that's something that he will want to do but this is all happening real fast. he's got commitments to supporters that helped to get him here and he's going to have to balance those and, you know, over the coming weeks and months and years. my hope is that those impulses ultimately win out, but a little too earl to start making judgments on that. >> you've had qualifications of that meeting with him. >> i think that he successfully mobilized a big chunk of the country to vote for him and he was going to win. he has won. he's going to be the next president and regardless of
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what experience or assumptions he brought to the office, this office has a way of waking you up and those -- those aspects of his positions or predispositions that don't match up with reality, he will find shaken up pretty quick because reality has a way of asserting himself and some of his gifts that obviously allowed him to execute one of the biggest political upsets in history, you know, those are ones that hopefully he will put to good use on behalf of all the american people. >> thank you mr. president.
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you're off to europe which is facing some of the pressures we dealt with in this country. when you spoke to the un and you talked about the choices. what choice do you think the american people made last week and is there still a chance for course direction before europeans make some of their choices? >> i think the the american people recognize that the world has shrunk, that it's interconnected, that you're not going to put that jeannie back in the bottle. the american people recognize that their careers or their kids' careers are going to have to be more dynamic that they might not be working tagging sell plant for 30 years but there they might have to change careers, they might have to get more education, they might have to
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retool or retrain, and i think the american people are game for that. they want to make sure that the rules of the game are fair and what that means is that if -- if you look look at surveys around america's attitude on trade the majority of the american people still support trade. but they're concerned about whether or not trade is fair and whether we got the same access to other countries' markets as they have with us, the is this a race to the bottom when it comes to wages. i made an argument thus far unsekoses fully that the trade deal we had organized tpp did exactly that, that it strengthened workers rights, environmental rights leveled
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the playing field and as a consequence would be good for american workers and american businesses. but that's a complex argument to make when people remember plants closing and jobs being off shored. so, part of what i think this election reflected was people wanting that course correction that you described and the the message around stopping surges of immigration, not creating new trade deals that may be unfair, i think those were themes that played a prominent role in the campaign. as we now shift to governing, my argument is that we do need to make sure that we have an orderly lawful
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immigration process but that if it is orderly and lawful, immigration is good for our economy. it keeps this country young. it keeps it dynamic. we have entrepreneurs and strivers who come here and are willing to take risks and that's part of the reason why america historically has been successful, it's part of the reason why our economy is stronger and better positioned than most of our other competitors is because we got a younger population that's more dynamic when it comes to trade. i think when you're governing, it will become increasingly apparent that if you were to just eliminate trade deals with mexico, for example, well, you got a global supply chain, the parts that are allowing auto plants that were about to shut down to now
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employ double shifts is because they're bringing in some of those parts to assemble out of mexico, and so it's not as simple as it might have seemed. and the key for us when i say us, i mean americans but i think particularly for progressives is to say your concerns are real, your anxieties are real. here's how we fix them. higher minimum wage. stronger worker protection so workers have more leverage to get a bigger piece of the pie. stronger financial regulations, not weaker ones. yes to trade but trade that ensures that these other countries trade with us aren't engaging in child labor, for example. being attentive to inequality
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and not tone deaf to it but offering prescriptions that are actually going to help folks in communities that feel forgotten. that's going to be our most important strategy and -- and i think we can successfully do that. people will still be looking to the united states. our example will still carry great weight. and it continues to be my strong belief that the way we are going to make sure everybody feels a part of this global economy is not by shutting ourselves off from each other, even if we could but rather by working together more effectively than we have in the past. martha raddatz. >> thanks mr. president. some of the harsh words you had about mr. trump calling him tempermentally unfit to be
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commander-in-chief. did anything surprise you about president-elect presidentp when you met with him in your office and i want to know does anything concern you about a trump presidency? >> well, we had a very cordial conversation and nothing surprised me to some degree because i think that he is obviously a gregarious person, somebody who i think likes to mix it up and to have a vigorous debate, and what's clear is that he was able to tap into yes, the anxieties but also the enthusiasm of his voters in a way that was
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impressive and i said so to him because i think that to the extent that there were a lot of folks who missed the trump phenomenon, that connection that he was able to make with his supporters, that was impervious to events that might have sunk another candidate, that's powerful stuff. i also think that he is coming to this office with fioricet hard and fast policy prescriptions than a lot of other presidents might be arriving with. i don't think he is ideological. i think ultimately he's pragmatic in that way and that
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can serve him well as long as he's got good people around him and he has a clear sense of direction. do i have concerns? absolutely. of course i've got concerned. you know, he and i differ on a whole bunch of issues. but the federal government and our democracy is not a speedboat. it's an ocean liner as i discovered when i came into office. it took a lot of really hard work for to us make significant policy changes, even in our first two years when we had larger majorities than mr. trump will enjoy when he comes into office, and one of the things i a advised him to do was to make sure that before he commits to certain courses of action he's really
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dug in and thought through how various issues play themselves out. i'll use a obvious example where we have a difference but it will be interesting to see what happens in the coming year and that's the affordable care act. obviously this has been the holy grail for republicans over the last six, seven years was we got to kill obamacare. now, that has been taken as an article of faith, that this is terrible, it doesn't work and we have to undo it. but now that republicans are in charge they got to take a look and say let's see. we got 20 million people who have health insurance who didn't have it before. healthcare costs generally have gone up at a
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significantly slower rate since obamacare was passed than they did before, which has saved the federal treasury hundreds of billions of dollars. people who have health insurance are benefiting in all sorts of ways that they may not be aware of everything from no longer having lifetime limits on the claims that they can make to seniors getting prescription drug discounts under medicare, to free mammograms. now, it's one thing to characterize this thing as not working when it's just an abtraction. now suddenly you're in charge and you're going to repeal it. what happens to those 20 million people who have health insurance? are you going to just kick them off and suddenly they don't have health insurance? in what ways are their lives better because of that? are you
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going repeal the provision that ensures that if you do have health insurance on your job and you lose your job our change jobs or you start a small business that you're not discriminated against because you have a preexisting condition? that's really popular. how are you going to replace it? are you going to change the policy that kids can stay on their parents' health insurance plan until they're 26? how are you growing -- going to approach all these issues? now, my view is that if they can come up with something better that actually works and a year or two after they've replaced the affordable care act with their own plan, that 25 million people have health insurance and it's cheaper and better and running smoothly, i'll be the first one to say that's
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great. congratulations. if on the other hand, whatever they're proposing results in millions of people losing coverage and results in people who already have health insurance losing protections that were contained in the legislation, then we're going to have a problem and i think that's not going to be unique to me. i think the american people will respond that way. so, i think on a lot of issues where you're going to see is now comes the hard part. now is governance. we are going to be able to present to the incoming administration a country that is stronger, a federal government that is working better and more efficiently, a national security apparatus that is both more effective
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and truer to our values, energy policies that are resulting in not just less pollution but also more jobs and i think the the president-elect rightly would suspect that he's judged on whether we improve from that baseline on those metrics or things get worse. and if things get worse, then the american people will figure that out pretty quick. and if things get better, then more power to him and i'll be the first to congratulate him. >> mr. president had you talked specifically about his temperament. do you still have any concern about his temperament? >> as i said 'cause athena asked the question, whatever you bring to this office, this
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office has a habit of magnifying and pointing out and hopefully then you correct for. this may seem like a silly example but i know myself well enough to know i can't keep track of paper. i am not well organized in that way. and so pretty quickly after i'm getting stacks of briefing books coming in every night, i said to myself i've got to figure out a system because i have bad filing, sorting and organizing habits, and i've got to find some people who can help me keep track of this stuff. now, that seems trivial but actually it ends up being a pretty big piece of business. i think what will happen with the president-elect is there are going to be certain elements of his temperament that will not serve him well
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unless he recognizes them and corrects them. because when you're a candidate and you say something that is inaccurate or controversial, it has less impact than it does when you're president of the united states. everybody around the world is paying attention, markets move. national security issues require a level of precision in order to make sure that you don't make mistakes. and i think he recognizes that this is different and so do the american people. all right i'm going to take just a couple more questions and then i'll get out of here. nadia. >> thanks mr. president. president-elect trump threatened to unravel the iran
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nuclear deal which your administration worked very hard to achieve. what are your concerns if you altered or what would you advice be considering that he said he's open to advice. [inaudible] passionately for years about benghazi and against the killing of civilians. many people [inaudible] are you [inaudible] and how do you president-elect trump states man that he won't support the syrian opposition? thank you. >> iran is a good example of the gap i think between some of the rhetoric in this town not unique to the president-elect trump and the
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reality. there was a really robust debate about the merits of the iran deal before it was completed. and i actually was pretty proud of how our democracy processed that. it was a serious debate. i think people of goodwill were on both sides of the issue. ultimately we were able to persuade members of congress and the public at least enough of them to support it. at the time the main argument against it was iran wouldn't abide by the deal, that they would cheat. we now have over a year of evidence that they have abided by the agreement. that's not just my opinion, it's not just people in my administration. that's the opinion of israeli military and intelligence officers who are part of a
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government that vehemently opposed the deal. so, my suspicion is that when the president-elect comes in and he's consulting with his republican colleagues on the hill, that they will look at the facts because to unravel a deal that's working and preventing iran from pursuing a nuclear weapon would be hard to explain particularly if the alternative were to have them freed from any obligations and go ahead and pursue a weapon and keep in mind this is not just an international agreement between us and the iranians, this is between the g5 plus one is other countries, some of our closest allies. and for us to pull out would then require us to start sanctioning those other countries in europe or china
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or russia that were still abiding by the deal because from their perspective iran had done what it was supposed to do. so it becomes more difficult i think to undo something that's working than undo something that isn't working. and when you're not responsible for it, i think you can call it a terrible deal. when you are responsible for the deal preventing iran from getting a nuclear weapon you're more likely to look at the facts. that is going to be true in other circumstances. for example, the the paris agreement. there's been a lot of talk about the possibility of undoing this international agreement. now, you got 200 countries that have signed up for this thing and the good news is
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that what we've been able to show over the last five, six, eight years is that it's possible to grow the economy really fast and possible to bring down carbon emissions as well. it's not just a bunch of rules that we've set up. you've got utilities that are putting in solar panels and creating jobs. you've got the big three automakers who have seen record sales and are overachieving on the fuel efficiency standards that we set. turns out that people like not having to fill up as often and save money at the pump even if it's good for the environment. you've got states like california that have been moving forward on a clean
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energy agenda separate and apart from any federal regulations that have been put forward. in fact, 40 percent of the country already lives under -- in states that are actively pursuing what's embodied in the paris agreement and the clean power plant rule and even states like texas that politically tend to oppose me, you've seen huge increases in wind power and solar power and you've got some of the country's biggest companies like -- >> i'm sharrie williams alongside brian taff. we've been listening into president obama he's giving this news conference as he's about to embark on his final foreign trip. he's been talking about his eight years and also looking ford the two president-elect. >> putting a positive spin on what was a stinging him for him and his democratic party on last tuesday night. that will continues on 6abc.
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let's get you really quickly caught up on the accuweather forecast. hey, adam. >> guys, rain is pushing in right now. that rain will increase overnight tonight and the rain will continues on your four day at 4:00 for tomorrow afternoon. lingering clouds tomorrow we start to dry it out at 56 degrees. wednesday sunny milder 62. take a look at these temperatures as we go towards the end of the week on thursday continuing to be mild at 62, sun and clouds and same thing for friday. guys we'll have the weekend forecast and double scan in the next half hour. >> adam thank you. >> and much more "action news" at four:00 right after this. >> ♪ pass par
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> ♪ >> hello again. it is 4:30 and "action news continues with the search for a delaware woman missing without a trace. we'll hear from her father today. >> and an army veteran is shocked and insulted when his free veterans day meal was taken away by a restaurant manager. >> foul odor almost turned new jersey bride's dream wet we hadding into a nightmare with firefighters save the day and quite literally lifted her spirits. >> but first a dorm room attack has rattled sales university. two students are injured and their room plate center arrest charged with trying to kill them. it's monday of course. i'm sharrie williams. >> i'm brian taff. big story is the double stabbing and the victim's quick actions to fight their alleged attacker. "action news"'s bob brooks has the details from center valley
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lehigh county. >> reporter: desales university based in lehigh county founded on catholic values stands shaken to the core today. a 19-year-old brendan mcmichael of philadelphia is under arrest charged with two counts of attempted homicide. court documents state it was inside the university's welsh haul where the teen pulled out a knife and his suite mates and tried to kill them. >> that's crazy. yeah, small school. stuff like this kind of shocks you. >> reporter: the affidavit details a party in mcmichael's suite saturday night going into early sunday morning. just before 1:00 a.m., the police received a call from mcmichael's roommate ryan. he reported he and another roommate john mcloughlin had been attacked. that mcmichael put a knife on the two in their suite room next to where the party was going on. it states reported at this time he saw in the mirror's reflection that the defendant was holding a knife possibly a blue in color folding knife and was manipulating in it his hands and up his sleeve. that's when things got ugly. now according to these court
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documents mcmichael said to the two victims quote i'm prepared to kill you both tonight. then he lunged across the room one of them striking him in the neck. that was mcloughlin. he states mcmichael went for his throat and sliced his neck. mussel assemblyman reported to have pulled mcmichael off and broke things up. he suffered lacerations to his hands and stomach. we spoke with mike romano a senior who says he went to high school with the teen. he never suspected he would be capable of something like this. >> this campus does a lot of stuff to make sure kids are comfortable with where they're living. >> reporter: again the court documents show that that blue folding knife was found covered in blood and at this point we are told that mcmichael was sent to the lehigh county jail held on $500,000 bail. for now reporting at desales university. >> we have been listening to president obama. the president is preparing to depart for greece the first stop of his six day overseas trip. >> that you that trip was
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supposed to be kind of a grand farewell tour but now president obama is using his last major trip abroad to try to calm anxiety among world leaders about what's to come after donald trump's stunning win last week. >> my team stands ready to accelerate in the next steps that are required tone sure a smooth transition. and we are going to be staying in touch as we travel. i remember what it was like when i came in eight years ago. it is a big challenge. this office is bigger than any one person and that's why ensuring a smooth transition is so that important. >> now, president obama says he will be able to assure foreign leaders that there will be no weakening of resolve by the u.s. toward nato under president-elect donald trump and he says mr. trump has assured him of his commitment to core u.s. alliances. >> philadelphia is alleging to remain a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants despite president-elect trump donald trump's previous promise to cut federal funding to such cities. "action news" reporter vernon
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odom live now at arch street united methodist church in center city with the details. vern. >> reporter: good evening, sharrie and to you, brian. mayor kenney's staff says tonight he will reiterate that he has changed the city's name to the "fourth amendment city based on the fourth amendment of the u.s. constitution but the rules here he says will stay the same about sanctuary. already they're gearing up to fight mr. trump's plans. the arch street united methodist church a center city landmark an activist church long helping the hungry and homeless now for the first time this church is providing sanctuary from deportation. the person is mexican immigrant javier flores a 40-year-old father of three who has been fighting deportation after entering the u.s. illegally in 1997. he fears immigration and customs enforcement agents known by the acronym ice.
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he fears they could be coming to get him any day at any hour. the he election of donald trump makes him that much more nervous. this church joins dozens of other local congregations in a partnership to mount oppositions. >> we opened our doors to javier as a gesture of solidarity with him in seeking to stay with his family. >> reporter: in the week of the trump election new resistance organizations are recruiting volunteers. the new sanctuary movement says it has 750 in the six days since the election and they're setting up a hotline for notification so they can wage civil disobedience to try to block the deportations. >> we believe that when the laws that are faced do not match up with the laws of the state and especially the policies that trump is putting forth arrival to close that gap. >> reporter: lucy marquez entered the u.s. from mexico 15 years ago and built a family long after her visa had expired.
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[speaking foreign language] >> the interpreter: it would be extremely difficult for me to be separated from my daughters. they are the most valuable thing i have in this country. >> reporter: brian, tomorrow at midday, here at united methodist on north broad street, that coalition will formally announce its strategy short term and long term. live in center city, i'm vernon odom channel6 "action news." brian. >> all right, vernon, thank you very much. we've got some breaking news right now out of the kensington section of philadelphia. chopper6 live over lehigh avenue and jasper streets and you can see that police and fire crews are on the scene of a -- an accident involving a school bus. this happened just before 4 o'clock this afternoon. we are told that there were students on board the bus at the time but none of those students was injured. the driver of the car presumably that that red one in between the two buses there was injured in this crash. but that injury not considered
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serious at this moment. obviously, a lot of concern about this given that there were children on board the bus, but again, important reminder that we are told none of the students on board were injured. obviously just a traffic headache here at lehigh avenue and jasper streets in the kensington section. of course we'll bring you the very latest as we get it this afternoon. >> the family of app six-year-old boy shot and killed by his four-year-old neighbor in toms river has settled a wrongful death suit. a judge ordered anthony and melissa to pay punitive damages to brandon holtz's parents. anthony has admitted to keeping a load rifle unlocked in his bedroom where his son found it in april of 2013. he was sentenced to a three year prison term last year after he pleaded guilty to child endangerment. the terms of the settlement are still confidential. the man charged with murdering a lehigh county woman nearly three years ago was in court today. holly grim's coworker michael
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hour have this is charged with murder and kidnapping. today in court two witnesses testified during today's preliminary hearing. grim's remains were found last month on hour sith's property in munroe county. she disappeared in november of 2013. police say he had been on their radar the entire time. >> now to a check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist adam joseph joining us. a comfortable day out there but awfully cloudy brian this afternoon. >> sunshine this morning. we started out perfectly then the clouds raced in this afternoon and rain soon to follow. low pressure just off of north carolina near the border of have a van you can see some rain now falling. parts of the shore line in this low will hug the coast to the north and east. it's a weak low so we'll get some rain going into the overnight hours tonight into tuesday morning and there you can see some of the rain falling now in cape may county and as far north as atlantic city but the heaviest of the rain remains offer the coast but we'll watch this pivot inland as we go through the next several hours. so, rain arrives from south to north overnight tonight into
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tomorrow morning. it comes through very slowly about a tenth of an inch north and west of the city to half an inch at the companies and again the heaviest will remain south and east of the city of philadelphia but we'll talk about that wet start to your tuesday morning and then a drier afternoon tomorrow and then a big change in the weather pattern for the middle and end of the week. we'll have the seven day coming up in just a little bit. >> all right. see you shortly adam. thank you. investigators in new castle county delaware searching for woman missing for nearly two weeks now. according to kamiko mcneil's family she was last seen november 1st by her employer. her family suspects something has gone terribly wrong. >> she's not one to turn down money or -- if it's a job on the table, it's not like her to not even call. so that's what -- that's the red flag. >> now if you have seen mcneil you are being asked to contact
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police. >> from our delaware news room now, dozens of men got valuable career advice to help them find a job. united healthcare and men's fit host add day of empowerment at the wilmington public library. there were workshops for the men and they conducted mock interviews. the men were also given a free suit that can -- they can wear to job interviews. >> chilly says it wants to make things right after a veteran had his free meal taken away on veterans day. earnest walker said he went to the restaurant in texas on friday with his service dog to get a free burger part of a veterans day promotion the chain was offering. walker said his military service was questioned and the manager then took his food away. the army vet says he believes the problem started when another veteran raised questions about the uniform he was wearing. >> said well i was in world two in germany and they didn't have any blacks over there then and the guy like i said again he's a older guy so i let that stuff go. >> well, walker claims the
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manager then came over and took his meal even after he showed his military i.d. and his discharge papers. he plans to file assault charges against the manager.
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>> ♪ >> this just in this afternoon. a georgia father has been found guilty of murder killing his toddler son after being left in the a hot car. the jury reached that verdict just about an hour ago in the trial of justin harris. his 22 month old son cooper died after he left the boy in his suv while he went to work back in june of 2014. police charged him with malice murder. they also charged him with felony murder. he was found guilty on both of those charges this afternoon. >> in health check today starting a family later in life could be better for your mental health. according to a recent study by american geriatric society women who have their children
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later in life have less memory loss. brain power is stronger due to the increased amount of hormones that rush in the body during pregnancy. the study also suggests that women who have their children earlier in life from ages 15 to 24, have declining health come mid life. >> ♪ >> big talkers now and this wedding photo of course is beautiful. this couple tying the knot friday night at the bonnet island estate in manahawkin ocean county but what makes this story a big talker is what happens next and how the couple handles it. so the fire department also ends up showing up to this wedding which looks like a lot of fun, doesn't it? because all 250 guests were forced to evacuate apparently there was an odor of something burning. turns out it was nothing major but they had to send the wedding guests outside for about a half hour while they handled it. so what did allison and kevin duffy do? they made the most of it with some pretty cool
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photo ops. at one points the bride throws on a helmet gets hoisted up in the air by the first responders who called this an interesting operation and what a photo nor photo album. love it. now to a pretty awesome motivational morning routine at a memphis school. this is mrs. finch there she is all the way on the left. she's a second grade teacher using the beat of juju on that beat getting these kids ready to take on their day. >> ♪ >> yeah, in inner city memphis messages like we are smart, they're on their way to greatness with the support of a pretty great very positive teacher. we should all start our day like that. finally as he wraps up two terms as vice president of the united states, we've seen many images of joe biden some serious, some smiling but there's one that has social
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media in a tizzy and some comments probably have the almost 74-year-old veep blushing. you see about two years ago biden posted this old picture of himself at the tender age 26. he did it as a means to make a push for the affordable care act which allowed for individuals up to the age 26 to be on their parents' health insurance so he writes short sleeve button downs are making a come back but healthcare has never gone out of style. this picture has gained new steam and let's just say there's some pretty viral swooning going on. fans all over the globe like candace here tweeting i would text young joe biden at 1:27 a.m. >> i imagine he needed a reason to smile after last week and that would be one. >> and lots of blushing. >> alicia thanks.
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>> let's get another check on the roads right now. >> matt is standing by with the latest on what's happening on the roads this monday. hey, matt. >> you know what else never seems to go out of style accidents in the cottman avenue work zone along 95 unfortunately and we wish they would go out of style. seems like almost every day there's one of them here. this afternoon it's southbound right in the work zone along 95 at cottman avenue and this afternoon it's taking out the left lane. penndot is on the scene as you can see as a result you're not moving so well coming southbound from approaching academy, speeds like 13 miles per hour on down to that accident scene at cottman avenue. also still watching that school bus accident in kensington at the intersection of lehigh and jasper. instead of lehigh i would stay up on allegheny avenue as an alternate instead of jasper maybe emerald or frankford. had a crash on city avenue just off the schuylkill, that's cleared out. vine street expressway is busy as it so often is and on 202 southbound near paoli a
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disabled vehicle just 17 miles an hour there. we'll check it again brian and sharrie in the 5 o'clock hour. >> thank you. >> meteorologist adam joseph has your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast next.
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you can't fake steak. >> ♪ >> let's talk about the accuweather forecast. you say some change is coming. >> yeah, some rain coming in presently at the shore that will back its way into philadelphia a little later tonight and a warm spell coming our way. >> i was wondering what it was. >> yes, wait until you see the seven day. as we take a look right now at storm tracker6 live double scan again rain arriving from the south to the north here. most of the area still dry after pretty sunny start to your monday. the clouds quickly race in this afternoon and now you can see moderate rain falling at the immediate shore from cape may through sea isle city right into atlantic city right now seeing some of the heavier rain all the way down margate and ocean city. you can see it is moving in from the ocean inland and
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we'll continue to see that journey that of rain move its way towards philadelphia a little later on this evening and overnight. temperatures did hit 60 this morning when we had all of that sunshine and then they backed off once the clouds arrived and right now we are only in the mid and upper 50's across-the-board. there you can see that sunshine staying with that cloud cover all the way into new york state as well as southern new england t low pressure down to the south bringing some of the rain and the heaviest will remain south and east overnight tonight early tomorrow morning, less rain to the north and west. there you can see the spin with the low near cape hatteras and that will work its way just off of our coastline early tomorrow morning. so, for tonight t-the rain arrives, the heaviest is south and east of the city, 39, a very chilly rain north and west, 45 degrees for center city. future tracker showing by 11 o'clock tonight it starts raining wilmington philadelphia trenton, continuing with that steady lane in new jersey and southern parts of delaware. lehigh valley gets in on the action by early tomorrow
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morning so for most of us it is a wet start for that commute. allow extra time tomorrow morning but then the rain wraps up and pushes away into the afternoon tomorrow at 2:30 maybe even some sun breaking out from the southwest to the north and east as we progress through the second half of your tuesday. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast morning rain, afternoon clouds, 56 degrees for your tuesday. and then we bump well above normal as high pressure develops on wednesday, 62 degrees. stays mild on thursday at 62. in fact with that ridge building take a look at how warm the eastern half of the country s saint louis 72, memphis 74 degrees. that spills into friday. gorgeous. 66. and it's the philadelphia marathon weekend. we've got the rothman 8k on saturday morning and the half marathon on saturday. looks spectacular a little on the warm side 66 with sunshine on saturday but for the full marathon runners, including myself here on sunday morning, could be quite nasty with wind and rain moving in.
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very cold. 30's maybe for the race on sunday morning with that rain. wet snow could mix in the higher elevations and a very windy and cold monday at 48 degrees. such a beautiful stretch on its way and then a big storm to ruin it all and slam us back down maybe the second half of the weekend. >> you better bundle up for that run. >> it better change otherwise maybe i'll run saturday instead. no, no, no, it's all good. >> you're committed. adam thank you. what's the deal with spare tires is coming up. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> have you looked around the trunk of your car late? aaa says more than a third of 2015 model cars do not come way spare tire. instead, some car makers provide sealant kits and some others install so-called run flat tires but be careful consumer reports says while those specialty tires do work
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even after a puncture, they do have some drawbacks. >> reporter: gloria stern recently leased a new car that has no spare tire. she drives long distances by her several and was alarmed she would have to depend slowly on her run flat tires. she's worried about their 50-mile range. >> it was a big concern of mine and it still is to this day. >> um carry reports tire expert jean pederson says run flat tires have thicker sidewalls than traditional tires. most manufacturers say they will support the cars speeds at up to 50 miles an hour for a distance of at least 50 miles after most flats. but he has a caution. >> they're not going to work for everything. so, if do you have a ripped side wall, if you do have a large hole in the tire, obviously you may not be able to drive on it. >> run flat tires are also more expensive than regular tires. depending on size some can cost as much as $300 each. there are also fewer models
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available and they might have to be special ordered. so, why are so many car makers ditching the spare? for run flat tires? >> the manufacturers are eliminating the spare to lighten up the load in the car to help improve fuel efficiency. in the case of run flat tires though it may also be because they don't have room in the car for a spare tire. >> still, if you do get a small puncture with run flat tires you'll be able to continue on your way and you won't be wrestling with a jack and a spare tire late at night or in an isolated area. and if you are buying a new car that doesn't come with a spare and you want one, simply ask. sometimes dealers can sell i was traditional spare tire kit but do make sure it is designed for your trunk and that it fits securely. brian and sharrie. >> good stuff alicia. thank you. that will do it for "action news" at 4:00 for sharrie williams alicia vitarelli and adam joseph, i'm brian taff. hope you'll join me along with sharrie adam and ducis rodgers tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl17. >> "action news" at 5:00 is coming up next.
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>> good night. >> ♪
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>> ♪ "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪
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>> a delaware county family is looking for justice after their loved one was hit by a driver while she was crossing the street in front of her house. they're asking that driver to turn themselves in more than a week after the incident. it is monday night and the big story on "action news" is the search for a suspect in that hit-and-run in chester. >> it happened earlier this month in the 200 block of west ninth street feet from chester high school and that's where john rawlins joins us live with more on the investigation. john. >> reporter: hi, guys. behind me is ninth street a very busy street no doubt about it. police say the investigation is continuing though at this point in time they are not saying if they know the make model or color of the car involved in the hit-and-run other than we know it is dark color. the victim a 65-year-old nurse who was also a grandmother remains heavily sedated in icu. she was only steps from her front door when she was hit. >> mom's situation is day by day. we don't know the extent long term but whoever this person
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is, we just want them to just, you know, do the right thing. turn yourself in. >> reporter: julian williams wants the hit-and-run driver to turn herself in. that driver struck 65-year-old cynthia mcneil shortly after 8 o'clock saturday november 5th. her family and friends held a vigil this weekend in an effort to get the word out. mcneil remains in the icu at crozer chester medical center. >> broken shoulder, arm, neck, back, spine. bleeding in the brain, brain damage. don't know how much yet. >> reporter: cynthia's daughter tammy is engaged to williams. tammy shot this video of the scene the night of the hit-and-run unaware it was her mom's jacket left in the middle of ninth street. cynthia mcneil had parked her white suv across from her house. >> what i believe happened was she was just coming across the street a car speed and hit her and kept going. >> a car coming westbound going up hit her. they turned on barkley street and stopped right up here at the light.


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