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welcome to live at daybreak. it's i'm vince vitrano.and - i'm susan kim.we want to start with a check of your weather and traffic together with meteorologist brian gotter. yesterday morning had the downpours followed by high humidity, sunshine and highs nein the mid 80s. a few showers redeveloped overnight and will be out of the area by 8am, and it remains humid with lows in the upper 60s. the humidity drops throughout the day with a nw wind, highs near 80 and a mostly sunny sky. tonight is clear and cool with lows near 60 along the lakefront, and
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rain soaked roads this morning traffic is building avoid 894 northbound incident on 894 northbound one lane blocked and milwaukee county sheriffs blocking both shoulders drive times on 894 nb building dot reminds you to give extra space and time on the road ways sl cause potential risks to driving issues
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people aredead and dozens are injured after an attack at the american university in afghanistan.it happened early this morning. special forces are now working to secure the campus. no group has claimed responsibility for the assault... but all signs point to the taliban. in italy... rescuers continue their search for survivors of massive earthquake. the six-point-two magnitude quake left towns in ruins and victims buried underneath rubble.the death toll is at hundred-47... but the number of dead and missing is still authorities in myanmar are assessing the damage after a 6 point 8 magnitude earthquake destroys hundreds of ancient buildings. the disaster killed four people.the area where it hit... in bagan... is one of myanmar's top tourist happening this morning milwaukee police investigating a shooting at 19th and clarke. they say a 35-year-old man was walking down the street last night - when he heard shots..
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he was taken to the hospital and is expected the first suspects charged in connection with the sherman park riots are due in court this morning... ...they're accused of looting and trashing a liquore store. ann sterling is live with more. the 3 guys will be back in court for a prelimanary hearing and status conferences. the men are durrell jones -- devon love --- and joseph lindsey. according to police -- all the store when police arrived on scene. and the looting at clark's liquor store was caught on camera.take a look at the surveillance video. the store's owner says thieves were inside for about an hour. in the video, you see a crowd of people entering through the shattered windows, grabbing alcohol and then leaving through the same windows. according to the criminal complaint -- jones told detectives he went inside to get beer, but he knew he wasn't supposed to be there. the other two suspects, love and lindsey told detectives
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friends and didn't steal anything, accordg to the complaint.damage to the liquor store about $125 thousand dollars.the stores been at 48th and burleigh for 24 years if convicted of burglary -- jones faces a stiff fine and or 12 and a half years in prison.the other 2 could face a fine or 9 months in prison a state lawmaker from milwaukee will introduce legislation stemming from the violence in sherman park. representative leon young has a new proposal that would create a local hiring practice for milwaukee police and fire departments.it would require ?forty? percent of new hires come from low income zip codes. he believes that would create a bond between officers and city leaders in milwaukee are talking about charging taxpayers statewide for boosting police presence on city streets. a new public
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tag. the recommendation to add about 280 officers to the police department -- with starting salaries alone... would cost the city nearly 13 million dollars. there is also a call for improved police... community relations. a lot of people in the communy distrust they feel like there's something that's not connecting between them and the local police 7:24 a funding option includes in the plan involves a statewide sales tax -- dedicated to local crime prti common council plans hold public meetings to hear comments and concerns on these new information this morning about a green beret who died in afghanistan. staff sergeant matthew thompson grew up in brookfield. he was killed this week, and is the first american servicemember killed in afghanistan since january. pete zervakis is live with more on his ties to our community. staff sergeant thompson enlisted in 2011. he was often used on foot patrol - helping
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the defense department says he died because of injuries caused by an explosive. much of thompson's family remains here in the milwaukee area. the green beret was a 2006 graduate of brookfield central high school... at attended college here in the area too... before migrating west to concordia university in california. that's where he met his wife. the two most washington state. speaking by phone... thompson's wife says he had a passion for god and his job ... and that he adventurous. in a statement, the elmbrook school district said "... we offer our deepest condolences to matthew's family, as well as our sincere gratitude for his service to our country." up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--a new business could be coming to one of milwaukee's most historic
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vehicles. we'll tell vehicles are impacted... and the concern its causing drivers taking a live look outside... today on the morning blend a live performance capturing the phenome billie holiday.plus - how to get the freshest produce on your kitchen table.
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yesterday morning had the downpours followed by high humidity, sunshine and highs nein the mid 80s. a few showers redeveloped overnight and will be out of the area by 8am, and it remains warm and humid with lows in the upper 60s. the humidity throughout the day with a nw wind, highs near 80 and a mostly sunny sky. tonight is clear and cool with lows near 60 along the lakefront, and
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check this outa wisconsin astronaut has set a new space record.jeff williams marked his 522nd day in orbit aboard the international space station.it's one day more than the mark set by scott kelly in march.williams will return to earth in two weeks. construction could start this fall to covert the old jennaro brothers building in the third ward into a restaurant and office space...that according to the milwaukee business journal. the building located on broadway near buffalo... will also include a rooftop milwaukee county parks department is urging people to stop feeding coyotes. there are reports of people leaving bread and piles of corn and the animals are feeding on it- --but experts warn human food is not good for them--and that it hurts the coyotes'
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up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--weddings can be a blast, but not so much for your bank acount. the ?average amount you'll spend if you're ?going to a friend's wedding this also-- recall alert: the major problem impacting 88- thousand ford vehicles and what could happen to you if the problem doesn't get we're getting you ready for packers football. join us friday evening for our packers pregame special before green bay takes on the 49ers in san francisco. we go one on one let you know who you should keep your eye on. watch it this friday from 7-30 to 8-30.
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beyond wisconsin... a minnesota man is facing up to 40 years in prison for allegedly kidnapping and killing his co-worker's 5-year old girl. police say zachary anderson was staying at his co- worker's house over the weekend.that's when he took the girl in the middle of the night. police found anderson 80 miles away at a cabin the next day. anderson told police where the girl was... but by they time they found her it was too late. her funeral will take place later hundreds in northeastern iowa e sleep this morning after some major flooding. more than 8 inches of rain fell as thunderstorms moved through the area. flood warnings are in place this morning for most communities in the region. in some places the iowa river rose more than 10 feet in just the matter of hours. police in souix falls south dakota are going above and beyond the call of duty to help a teen who walks nearly ten miles to work every day. the 19 year-old is the sole provider for his family
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teen one day while he was walking.when they learned his story... they went out and bought him a brand new bike to make his journey easier. federal regulators rule several policies in chipotle's employee handbook violate labor laws -- and must be changed.the national labor relations board determined chipotle can no longer ban workers from criticizing the company on social media.it must also change a policy prohibiting workers from talking about politics and religion...the company also must get rid of a policy restricting circulating petitions for better conditions. ford is recalling more than 88- thousand vehicles... because the engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem. the recall covers certain ford flex wagons, ford taurus and police interceptor sedans, as well as, certain lincoln mks sedans and lincoln mkt s-u-vs... from model years 2013 through 2015. ford says the fuel pump control modules can fail and the engines may
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stall. new information this morning on the rising cost of attending a wedding. according to a new survey the average cost of a wedding gift can approach 200 bucks.that doesn't factor in other expenses like travel... or lodging. experts say to save yourself some cash... encourage friends to go in a group gift. they also suggest ride sharing and sharing a room with other wedding now to your weather and traffic together... with meteorologist n yesterday morning had the downpours followed by high humidity, sunshine and highs nein the mid 80s. a few showers redeveloped overnight and will be out of the area by 8am, and it remains warm and humid with lows in the upper
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throughout the day with a nw wind, highs near 80 and a mostly sunny sky. tonight is clear and cool with lows near 60 along the lakefront, and low to mid 50s inland.friday is another perfect day with sunshine, low humidity and highs in the 10 weather day. unfortunately, clouds, humidity and t'showers return for saturday with highs near 80 and a sw wind at 10-20 mph. the rain tapers off saturday evening, and sunday will have more sunshine with just an isolated pop up
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yesterday morning had the downpours morng had the downpours followed by high humidity, sunshine and highs nein the mid 80s. a few showers redeveloped overnight and will be out of the area by 8am, and it remains warm and humid with lows in the upper 60s. the humidity drops throughout the day with a nw wind, highs near 80 and a mostly sunny sky. tonight is 60 along the lakefront, and low to mid 50s inland.friday is another perfect day with sunshine, low humidity and highs in the 70s...it is a top 10 weather day. unfortunately, clouds, humidity and t'showers return for saturday with highs near 80 and a sw wind at 10-20 mph. the rain tapers off saturday evening, and sunday will have more sunshine with just an isolated pop up
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donald trump's turning the tables on hillary clinton - calling her a bigot. today she's expected to give a detailed response.tracie potts is live in washington with a preview of what she'll say. tracie, this is part of trump's efforts to gain ground with minority voters. "hillary clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future."
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african-american and latino vote by claiming democrats have done little to improve the lives of minorities. clinton's response comes this afternoon in reno.she's expected to argue what she told cnn last night...that trump's shifting republicans toward extremist views. "someone who is you know very much peddling bigotry, prejudice, bigotry, paranoia." clinton insists her meetings as donors to her family's foundation - broke no laws or ethical rules."there's a lot of smoke, and there's no fire." she calls trump's shift on immigration desperate.instead of mass deportations, trump says he's willing to work with immigrants who came here illegally but want to stay."my priorities will never change: jobs, wages and security for americans."his campaign says expect more details in the
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pause)tracie potts, washington. trump meets with latino and african american leaders in new york today. campaign says expect more details on his immigration plan in the next weeks.i'm tracie potts in now back to up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj 4 --gone fishing: the special guest helping to kick off a musky fishing competition! biggest fan! how you can show your spirit for milwaukee's
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? looking ahead: governor walker is in milwaukee todayfirst, he will join company officials in announcing the expansion plans of 'direct supply' in milwaukee.this afternoon, he will be in lake tomahawk to help kick off the 40th annual world musky more auditions today at the bmo harris bradley center. today the bucks are hold auditions for the rim rockers. if you think you have what it takes, registration starts at
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up next on daybreak on - pregnancy & your diet: the health your diet: the health risks-- you could pass along to your unborn child-- by eating junk while you're expecting.also-- avery appeal: what convicted killer steven avery's ?high profile attorney says could be the key-- to getting him out of prison for a ?second time. taking a live look at our cameras this morning. the roads are wet, slick-- and we've seen some this morning. tatiana cash tells you the
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we're taking a closer look at milwaukee's proposed plan to keep you safer-- and the hefty pricetag to make it a reality. then -- developing overnight: a destructive tornado-- rips through central indiana. your first look at the damage-- and what the community will be doing today-- to start recovering. and here's another look at storm team 4 max radar. th rain moving in-- is making for a challenging morning commute. meteorologist brian gotter and tatiana cash have a look at
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welcome to live at daybreak. it's i'm susan kim.and - i'm vince vitrano.we want to start with a check of your weather and traffic together with meteorologist brian gotter. yesterday morning had the downpours followed by high humidity, sunshine and highs nein the mid 80s. a few showers redeveloped overnight and b 8am, and it remains warm and humid with lows in the upper 60s. the humidity drops throughout the day with a nw wind, highs near 80 and a mostly sunny sky. tonight is clear and cool with lows near 60 along the lakefront, and
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rain soaked roads this morning traffic is building avoid 894 northbound incident on 894 northbound clear! drive times on 894 nb holding at ip give extra space and time on the road ways the slick slippery roads cause potential
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long attack on the american university in kabul, afghanistan has come to an end ... the attack left 12 people dead and dozens more injured. the dead included seven students and three police officers.no group has claimed responsibility, but officials believe the taliban is a milwaukee-area native serving as a green beret has died in afghanistan. the department of defense says staff sergeant matthew thompson was killed by an explosive this week. pete zervakis is live with more on his ties to our area. thompson was raised here in the milwaukee area... and much of his family - including his parents - still lives here. he graduated from brookfield central high school in 2006. eventually... he migrated west to california. that's wherestaff sergeant thompson met his wife. she spoke to us by phone last night... and says her husband was fun
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had a passion for god and his job. the two last spoke over the weekend... when thompson told his wife rachel he was going to be doing some dangerous work this week - and he wouldn't be able to talk for a while.the couple was living in washington state. but thompson is far from forgotten her in our community. in a statement, the elmbrook school district said "... we offer our deepest condolences to matthew's family, as well as our sincere gratitude for his service to our country." live...pz... tmj4 the two-year-old killed in a tragic accident at his grandmothers house tuesday, is identified by family as michael mccoy junior. his mother hopes that others with young children will learn from their heartbreak. i wish i could trade places with my baby, i would within a second, because he had a whole life to live. the family says the boy woke up from a nap at his
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street between wright and meinecke. he then climbed onto a shoebox to reach a first- floor window.as he was climbing through the window, his head and neck got stuck, causing him to choke to death. his 13 and 18-year-old uncles were babysitting him at the the window did not have a screen. the family says they've been asking their landlord to put in screens. according to the department of neighborhood services, screens in old windows are not required if there was no screen there to begin milwaukee police believe they know who the driver responisble for hiting an 11 year old girl on her bike police say the girl was riding her bike near 27th and burleigh on tuesday night when the driver hit her. the suspect then drove off. the girl remains in crictical conditition steven avery's attorney plans to file a motion she hopes will get avery a new trial or have his conviction overturned. it comes less than two weeks after a federal judge overturned his nephew's
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access to d-n-a evidence used to prosecute avery. she is also requesting new testing be done that was not available during the original now kathleen zellner is known for getting convictions overturned....her cases have led to the exoneration of 17 people...zellner took on avery's case in january and says she believes there's enough evidence to prove avery is not a still no word on what the state plans to do following the overturned conviction of avery's dassey.he was convicted of helping avery murder teresa halbach in 2005... but a federal judge recently overturned the decision... saying his confession was co-erced.the state has less than 90 days to appeal the decision... decide to re-try dassey... or release him from should milwaukee police hire more officers? would you be willing to foot that bill? it's one idea coming from members of the milwaukee common council this morning --
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members of the common council have been working on this public safety plan all summer. for weeks, a public safety committee-- judges, the chief of police and other city leaders met right here at city hall to talk about all the violence and problems in the city. the public safety action plan is 31 pages with nearly 40 public safety su there's a lot to go through -- but -- a lot of what's included in this new plan involves changes to milwaukee police department. they recommend adding about 280 officers to the police department -- with starting salaries costing the city nearly 13 million dollars. a funding option included in the plan involves a statewide sales tax -- dedicated to local crime prevention. the plan states that would bring
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milwaukee. but other cities and even the state itself would earn revenue -- that would go solely to public safety. the public will have the opportunity to discuss what's in the plan. there will be two meetings for the community will take place in the next month. details on those will be released in the coming days. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4-- own back yard. we introduce you to some men & women who put their own safety aside-- to rescue two people trapped in a burining gas stationthen -- do you recognize this man? what he's accused of-- and how you can help milwaukee police track this guy down. more live at daybreak is and taking a live look
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as sherman park works to heal... stories of kindness continue to come out.four people took action to help save two people trapped inside the burning bp gas station during the violence.myself and a couple other people tried to talk them into coming out but they were so scared they didn't want to come out so we actually went into the store and got them out." shawn shawn moore... vaun mayes...
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man were in the neighborhood when the bp gas station was looted and set on fire. two workers inside behind bullet proof glass could only watch. ezell says when she realized people were inside she started screaming until the three men came to help... going inside to get the workers out.then ezell walked them to a car to get them out of the neighborhood.milwaukee police say they are still investigating the start of take a close look at this picture -- this man is still want violence in sherman park.. if you recognize him -- police want to hear from you... the a-t-f is offering a 10- thousand dollar reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the suspects linked to the sherman park a special one hour edition of the now milwaukee airs friday night. we're focusing on the healing in sherman park. you'll hear stories from those who call sherman park home. what happened that put the community in the national spotlight ... and how we move
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up next-- on live at daybreak on today's tmj4the unhealthy choices made during pregnancy that could lead to behavioral problems in young children. then -- staying active.what's next for waukesha native and gold medal olympian gwen jorgenson now that she's back in the states. before we head to break.... power outages are being reported in waukesha with about 25-hundred people
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beyond wisconsin... rescuers
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for survivors this morning after a deadly earthquake.the six point two magnitude quake killed at least 2-hundred-47 people.that number is expected to rise. the tremor reached more than 100 miles... felt all the way clean up efforts underway in myanmar this morning after huge earthquake destroyed hundreds of ancient buildings. 4 people were killed. authorities are assessing the damage. residents in central indiana are picking up the pieces after three tornadoes touched down.one of the twisters ripped through montgomery county... flattening buildings and tearing down trees. following the storm... republican vice presidential candidate and indiana governor... mike pence... tweeted that he was leaving the campaign trail to return to his home state some students and parents at a phoenix area high school are upset after a student was sent home for refusing to change out of a "black lives matter" t-shirt.10th grader mariah
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told her the shirt wasn't allowed.. .citing the shool's dress code policyhavard's family and others believe the 15-year-old was treated unfairly.the schools has yet to make an official waukesha native gwen jorgenson is back in the states after her gold-medal winning performance in rio.you'd think she'd want to take it easy for awhile... but she announced during an interview on c-n-b-c she's going to do the new york city marathon. the new york marathon is november 6th. prior to that, gwen taking part in ?two? triathlons over the next couple of prince's home... paisley park, will soon open to the public. fans of the late rock legend can start buying tickets online tomorrow... the 65- thousand square foot estate in chanhassen, minnesota was where the superstar recorded... produced... and mixed most of his biggest hits. tours begin in october.no word yet of the price. now to your weather and traffic together... with
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yesterday morning had the downpours followed by high humidity, sunshine and highs nein the mid 80s. a few showers redeveloped overnight and will be out of the area by 8am, and it remains warm and humid with lows in the throughout the day with a nw wind, highs near 80 and a mostly sunny sky. tonight is clear and cool with lows near 60 along the lakefront, and low to mid 50s inland.friday is another perfect day with
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10 weather day. unfortunately, clouds, humidity and t'showers return for saturday with highs near 80 and a sw wind at 10-20 mph. the rain tapers off saturday evening, and sunday will have more sunshine with just an isolated pop up showers with highs yesterday morning had the downpours followed by high humidity, sunshine and highs nein the mid 80s. a few showers redeveloped overnight and will be out of the area by 8am, and it remains warm and humid with lows in the upper
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throughout the day with a nw wind, highs near 80 and a mostly sunny sky. tonight is clear and cool with lows near 60 along the lakefront, and low to mid 50s inland.friday is another perfect day with sunshine, low humidity and highs in the 70s...it is a top 10 weather day. unfortunately, clouds, humidity and t'showers return for saturday with highs near 80 and a sw wind at 10-20 mph. the rain tapers off saturday evening, and sunday will have more sunshine with just an isolated pop up
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saturday night live start leslie jones falls victim to hackers once againapparently hackers posted personal photos and some racially-charged comments against jones on her website. this comes about a month after jones was hit with numerous hate comments on twitter.after word came out about the apparent hack, many cebrities showed support for jones on ryan lochte going for the gold.....on the dance floor.the olympian swimmer is reportedly in talks to take part in the popular t-v show of "dancing with the stars."the 32-year-old is still reeling from controversy surrounding a story of him and other swimmers getting robbed at gunpoint while in rio- lochte lost a number of endorsement deals because of that. still ahead on live at daybreak-- a final check of your weather and traffic together... and the four things you need to know as you
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now it's time for your "four to know" this morning.we start with pete zervakis... he's live at brookfield central
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fallen green beret-- from wisconsin. staff sergeant thompson enlisted in 2011. he was often used on foot patrol - helping to clear ied's. the defense department says he died because of injuries caused by an explosive. much of thompson's family remains here in the milwaukee area. the green beret was a 2006 graduate of brookfield central high school... at attended college here in the area too... before migrating west to concordia university in california. that's where he hi recently lived together in washington state. speaking by phone... thompson's wife says he had a passion his job ... and that he was adventurous. statement, school "... we offer condolences family, as sincere gratitude for to our three men-- arrested for looting a liquor store during violent protests in sherman park, head to court. the three men are charged with ransacking clark's liquor store. security cameras caught the break in-- as it happened. positive news-- for job seekers in the state of wisconsin. new unemployment numbers show a drop for 30 of the state's 32 largest cities
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pleasant and racine were the only two cities that showed an increase. unemployment rates also dropped in 71 of the state's 72 nature lovers-- say happy birthday to the u-s national parks service! it celebrates its 100th anniversary today. to celebrate, people can get into all national parks, free, today through sunday. the deal includes more than 400 national parks across the
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good morning. death toll rises. at least 247 killed in that powerful earthquake in central italy. residents desperately trying to dig out more survivors where their bare h moments like this one bringing fighting words. donald trump goes after hillary clinton questiing her true intentions when it comes to minority voters. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> this as she dismisses claims that clinton foundation donors were given special access to her when she was secretary of state. >> what trump has said is ridiculous. my work as secretary of state was not influenced by any

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