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making news in america this morning, president trump siding with roy moore. >> he told me he denies it. >> reports that he doubted his accusers. additional accusers coming forward accusing charlie rose of sexual misconduct. his unexpected response that got him fired. >> new video shows the moment a north korean soldier speeds in a speed through the border and makes a run for south korea before being shot multiple times. this morning, see how he made t it. remembering a '70s teen heartthrob. >> david cassidy dies at 67. how he captivated a generation and wish he made as he took on dementia. john lennon's personal
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items, his diary and famous glasses found overseas. stolen from yoko ono and how they were recovered. and the big news overnight about prince harry and his american girlfriend. meghan markle. a good wednesday morning, we begin with breaking news overseas. a u.s. navy plane crashed in the parkinson's. all happening in the last few moments. we know now there were 11 people who were on board. a search and rescue operation is under way in the philippine sea south of okinawa, japan. eight people have been recovered but their fate unclear. >> the navy says the transport plane was on its way to the "uss ronald reagan" names of crew and passengers being withheld pending notification to their families. >> it's been involved in two deadly accidents in the last five months, the most recent in
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august when "the uss john mccain" collided with an oil tanker. ten sailors killed in that accident. now politics and president trump's first reaction to roy moore's scandal. he has all but endorsed the republican saying the national can't afford a democrat in that senate seat. >> a statement comes as we're hearing for the first time from veteran newsman charlie rose who has been fire admit growing allegations. stephanie ramos is tracking both. >> reporter: good morning. for days now the white house has said alabama voters should decide who takes the senate seat but now president trump is saying it should not go to a democrat even though the republican senate candidate roy moore is accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. president trump doesn't usually hold back his opinions but for 12 days he didn't say much
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against roy moore. >> mr. president, is an accused child molester better than a democrat. >> he totally denies it. he said he didn't happen. >> reporter: the president who has had sexual allegations against him sticking with the judge's denials. eight women have come forward saying they were in some ways sexually assaulted by moore 40 years ago. some were teens at the time. the president insisting there is no other option in this race. >> what do you think about it? >> i can tell you one thing for sure we don't need a liberal person in there, a democrat. >> reporter: in a tuesday night interview moore vehemently denounced the allegations against him. >> i never dated underage women, i never engaged in sexual misconduct with anybody. >> reporter: but women we spoke to in alabama said moore had a reputation. >> he preferred younger women and to keep an eye on the young girls while they were working
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because he would try to date them and sometimes it made them nervous. >> sexual allegations rocking both the political and media world. accusations of sexual misconduct against veteran journalist charlie rose have cost him his job at cbs news, pbs and bloomberg tv. rose first apologized to his accusers and then later said this to splash news. >> do you want to say anything to those accusers. >> it's not wrongdoings. >> gayle king spoke about whistle-blower last night on stephen colbert and called all of this very painful. kendis, diane. >> thanks to stephanie ramos in d.c., thank you. michigan congressman john conyers facing an ethic investigation and overnight his hometown newspaper called on him to resign. the 88-year-old democrat was accused of using tax money to settle an accuser. he denies allegations.
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buzzfeed reports another aide planned to sue conyers for sexual harassment but dropped the suit. meanwhile, congresswoman jackie spiers says conyers is not one of the two members of congress she referred to as having engaged in sexual misconduct implying there are others. this is fascinating. dramatic video released overnight showing a north korean soldier making a run for it shot six types during his daring escape to the south caught on camera. joohee cho. >> reporter: the dmz, that jeep spotted on surveillance camera racing down the road towards the south at least to the demarcation line. in that jeep is the defector. that white building is controlled by the north koreans and we're told there is a barricade there which we can't see in this video. the jeep seems to slow down for a moment then quickly speeds up. don't know if you caught that moment just now but there is a soldier that runs after the vehicle. it looks like the defector broke
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through the bars, then races past this bridge. these are the north korean soldiers on guard at the joint security area after noticing that jeep, four of them running to the jeep. they're fully arm. now, this shows the jeep falling into a ditch then stuck there he then jumps out sprints for life to the south. at the same time north korean soldiers firing guns, one of them that looks like he's just fallen is diving into a crouching position to shoot. then here this is the moment when a north korean soldier in pursuit of this defector steps across the white line which would be a violation of the cease-fire agreement. after a few steps he quickly realizes he crossed then hurries back to their side. infrared imagery showing two south korea troops trying to rescue the fallen defector carefully falling then dragging this man to safety. joey choo, abc news, seoul,
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south korea. >> when the 24-year-old soldier wake up after surgery he asked if he was in south korea. when he was told he was there, he was safe he asked to hear some south korean pop music. he told the doctor when he recovers he wants to study law. >> dance party. three military personnel being reassigned from their roles at the white house after being accused of impore contact with foreign women during president trump's recent trip to asia. "the washington post" says the three service members are noncommissioned army officers who broke curfew in vietnam. now, this comes just months after four service members were removed from vice president mike pence's detail for bringing women to their hotel in panama. the thanksgiving holiday escape is under way for millions. take a look at the gridlock on the freeway in los angeles. aaa predicts a 3% increase in holiday traffic. let's take a look now at the weather for the holiday weekend. good morning. travel weather for wednesday looking pretty good for the midwest, zes as well as the
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southeast. era long the east coast. problem areas along the northwest keiraner of the country where it's going to be not so great to travel for wednesday. we go into thanksgiving day, high pressure on one side and on the other chilly but clear. warm but clear. rainy northwest, rainy down in florida and then for that big day watch out for scattered showers in the northwest part of the country. i'm accuweather meteorologist paul williams. coming up, the massive data breach that uber is accused of covering up. >> also ahead, buyer beware, the top counterfeit product and now you can make sure you're not being ripped off. the secret behind these glasses and other items that once belonged to john lennon and just r
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the search for a missing argentinean submarine is becoming more desperate as those 44 crew members on board are expected to run out of oxygen today. they haven't been heard from for a week. the weather has improved so search crews are more hopeful. crews from seven countries are now part of that search. uber has now revealed a massive cyberattack that impacted 57 million customers as well as drivers. new york's attorney general is now investigating the breach. uber says that personal information of customers was compromised but none of the data went public because the company paid the hackers $100,000 to recover the data and keep the breach a secret. federal agents are cracking down on counterfeit products. 20% of all of them come through jfk airport in new york where agents are seizing a record number of fake products including electronics and even
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fake medication and say viagra is the number one target for counterfeiters. >> if consumers want to buy it, counterfeiters will be able to make it. >> many bogus drugs con tame herbs and some contain saw dust. some found perfume that contained horse urine. the only way to avoid being ripped off is buy at anchorized retailer. >> ew. more than 100 pieces of stolen john lennon memorabilia recovered in germany. they include glass, diaries, even handwritten music score stolen from yoko ono's home 11 ye years ago. they believe he once worked for ono has a chauffeur. when we come back, the major scandal hitting a professional sports team. >> and also ahead, another gold medalist comes forward accusing a team doctor of abuse.
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a tv series "the partridge family." ♪ spread a little loving >> reporter: starring as keith partridge, songs on the tv sitcom topped the pop charts. ♪ i think i love you ♪ i think i love you ♪ i think i love you >> reporter: cassidy produced numerous albums with "the partridge family" and solo ones and continued in his later years when he began to suffer from substance abuse. he announced he had been diagnosed with dementia. descri describing how he first realized he may suffer from the disease. >> when friends of yours or family members begin to say to you, remember i just told you this two days ago and there's no memory of it. that's when i began to be very concerned. >> what do you want to most be remembered for?
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>> spreading love. bringing light into people's lives. giving everything in my heart and soul because i know i'm a loving, caring human being. i don't mind being remembered for being an alcoholic. i don't mind being that. >> reporter: david cassidy was 67 years old. adrienne bankert, abc news, new york. >> the reactions have just been pouring in overnight. >> yeah, among them "brady bunch's" maureen mccormick saying so very sad to hear of david cassidy passing. marie os fund wrote he graced the covers of teen magazines with my brothers in the 70s. my condolences to his family. our website has more on his life and career. atmfans.com. the search for a suspected serial killer in tampa, florida.
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they raised the reward to $110,000. four people have been killed in the same neighborhood. police are trying to find a man seen on surveillance video. they say anxiety is running high with the holiday approaching. meanwhile, a disturbing article in "the new yorker" quotes a homicide expert who studies criminal records and says 2,000 serial killers could be at large in the u.s. right now. the justice department investigating harvard university's affirmative action program and stems from a federal complaint that accuses the school of discriminating against asian-americans during the admission process. harvard faces a december deadline to provide information to those investigators or face a potential lawsuit. olympic gold medalist gabby douglas said she is a victim of larry nassar. douglass joined two teammates in making the claim on instagram she said she did not go public before because the memories of the sexual abuse were so painful. the accusation comes days after it appears douglas was shaming
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aly raisman following her abuse claim on "60 minutes." douglas apologized and stands by her teammates. nassar is expected to plead guilty to several charges and could face more than 25 years in prison. a former general manager of the atlanta braves has been banned from all baseball after league officials found the team violated international signing rules by shifting money between recruits. 13 players signed by the team will now have their contracts voided. up next in "the pulse," see the canine officer who can do push-ups better than some humans. also ahead, the big news overnight about prince harry's girlfriend. later the season finale of "dancing with the stars," the couple who took home the mirror ball trophy coming up. ite, outer layer of your tooth surface. the thing that's really important to dentists is to make sure that that enamel stays strong and resilient for a lifetime the more that we can strengthen
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♪ time to check "the pulse" starting with prince harry saying good-bye to his long distance relationship. >> yes, as you can see it right there harry's american girlfriend meghan markle is reportedly moving in with them now that markle has wrapped up her last season on "suits" expected to live with harry in his two-bedroom cottage right next to buckingham palace. >> a source tells "people" magazine harry believes markle is the one and a royal wedding could come next summer. >> we're going to london. >> i am getting ready for my invitation. >> this is what it's going to look like in i bet. that's the dress and everything. so there's a new mystery surrounding a former basketball player best known for his height. >> that's right. manute bol was 7'7" with teammate spud webb who is --
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>> 5'7". >> the coach who brought bol to the u.s. says he made up his age because bol didn't know his own birthday. >> the coach believes bol was closer to 40 during his rookie season. not 22. >> what? >> if true bol died in 2010 would have been playing in the nba at age 50 making him the tallest and oldest player ever. a rookie who currently plays in the nba made a teaching lesson. >> jarrett allen took 25 middle schools to the grocery store and gave them each $75 to buy their dinners. he gave them pencils, calculators to teach them how to budget. he kneed to learn some budget tips himself since this is his first thanksgiving away from home. >> ah. going to tally up that grocery list. now we take you to the gulf shores of alabama where even the
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>> ♪ >> good morning everyone. it is 4:27 on the dot. wednesday morning, i'm matt o'donnell. from the roads to the skies to the rails, we are live getting you ready for what could be a very busy travel day. >> sky6 taking a like at the commodore barry bridge. rain is moving into the area. meteorologist, david murphy is tracking it. not going to washout, though. the accuweather forecast coming up. breaking right now. a u.s. navy aircraft has crashed off the coast of japan. those stories and much more next on "action news." >> ♪ invasions and kidnapping. heavy rain in the northwest. we expect below normal temperatures in the midwest and south. the east will see a mixed bag of precipitation. well, finally from us a new home for the mirror ball trophy.
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"dancing with the stars" crowning a new champion. >> after ten weeks of tango, twists and twirls "hamilton" star jordan fisher sealed the deal. george pennacchio shows us how. >> jordan and lindsay. >> reporter: jordan fisher and lindsay arnold are the champions. for jordan the victory goes way beyond the mirror ball. >> i love what i do and i love any opportunity to be able to challenge myself and to be challenged and lindsay has made me a better everything, a better person, artist, brother, friend, all of those things and that is what i'm going to take away if this. >> we have worked so hard and have it pay off like it did i can't express how grateful i feel. i never forget it. >> reporter: lindsey stirling and mark dallas cowboys landed in second palace. she asked her fans to pray for her she'd do her best in the finale. >> i made it to the finale. i wanted to do it from the beginning. so excited to have the entire
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experience. i killed it like my prayer was answered. i went out there, i had a blast, something about these last two nights was really special. >> reporter: frankie muniz and witney carson wound up in third. they're going on the new "dancing with the stars" tour. >> we got another 13, 14 weeks of the tour and dancing with her and i'm so thrilled. this is the best experience and it doesn't end so i'm excited. >> reporter: dancing is done for another season but it will be back in the spring with an abbreviated all sports edition. in the meantime, this crew needs to get this set back into storage. in los angeles, george pennacchio for abc news. >> it's going to be an all sports edition come spring? >> looks good, the party continues on "gma" today with the winners on set. all three finalists actually. >> have a great wednesday, everybody.
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>> ♪ "action news." delaware valley's leading news program with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning, it's 4:30 now on this wednesday november 22nd. >> we're following breaking news. a u.s. navy plane carrying 11 people crashes in the pacific ocean. >> the roads rails and skies will be crowded today as more travelers head on out for the thanksgiving holiday. >> storm tracker6 is tracking some early rain making the roads potentially wet for the morning commute. >> we have team coverage of your holiday rush. >> karen rogers is tracking the roads and meteorologist, david murphy has the travel fore

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