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we shouldn't be giving to planned parenthood. while comstock voted five times to defund planned parenthood. northern virginia, we need luann bennett. standing up to trump and comstock. standing up for us. i'm luann bennett and i approve this message. good afternoon and thank you for joining us at noon. i'm andrea roane. donald trump and hillary clinton are doing last-minute preparations ahead of tonight's debate. as weijia jiang reports, this is their last chance for a face- to-face exchange over why they
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>> reporter: hillary clinton and donald trump will square off tonight in their third and final presidential debate. >> i think generally, the third debate, historically, matters the least. >> reporter: that's because with just 20 days left until the election, it's going to be hard for the candidates to change the current momentum. clinton now has a 9-point lead in the latest national poll. >> you can't believe anything you see. >> reporter: trump, who used to praise the polls now says the media and clinton are rigging the election. >> they even want to rig the election in so many cities where voter corruption is all too comoon. -- common. >> i call it, going down on the way out strategy. >> reporter: he said trump is trying to use negative tactics to win the white house. >> i think his only route
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to depress democratic turnout. and i think the way to do that is to make people so upset they don't even want to go to the polls. >> he wants to blame somebody else. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is still closely monitoring wikileaks' release of hacked e-mails of campaign chairman john podesta. in one exchange, he said they had taken on a lot of over clinton's e-mail scandal. weijia jiang, cbs news, las vegas. the commission did announce it changed the way bill clinton and melania trump entered the debate hall. which means the two spouses will not shake hands prior to the debate. and some odds makers are giving hillary clinton a 72% odd of winning the debate. here's what you're saying. mr. leonard writes, so what are the vegas odds on trump and
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maxine is predicting a trump meltdown. she writes, donny will be like the temperamental child in vegas debate, throwing everything he can, stalking, snarling and snorting. >> reporter: and tasha says, which clinton will show up tonight? two-face? happy face? which hillary will we see at the debate? >> reporter: so log onto our wusa 9 facebook page and join the conversation. meanwhile, a group is filing a federal lawsuit to force virginia to extend its voter registration window. this after the state's online system crashed monday, the last day to register. a stafford county registrar estimates the crash presented tens of thousands of virginian virginian -- prevented tens of thousands of virginians the right to vote.
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about 20 villages, just outside iraq's second largest city. troops just ran extremists out of the village of bartela. they have recaptured from 20 isis militants so far. police are investigating a double shooting. as hillary lane reports, the scene is just about a mile away from prince george's community college. at the center of this investigation, a red sedan. it was parked right here and as you can see, investigators are really focusing in on this area. in the meantime, neighbors say they can't believe what's happened here. >> this is not okay. i mean, this isn't that kind of neighborhood. >> reporter: nicholas southern has lived in this largo neighborhood for over 20 years. he has friends and family members who live here, too. he says he was really concerned to hear that a double shooting happened right here on the
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capacity, about 1:25 this morning. >> kind of weirded out by it. this is wrong. >> reporter: police say at the scene, they found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds to the upper part of the body. the woman died at the hospital. and the man is being treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. it's believed that the man and woman were found in a red sedan. >> it was a pretty good neighborhood. kids can get on the bus safely. and do what they need to do. go to school, come home from school. and people go to work. it's pretty shocking to hear a double shooting happened right along the street. >> i mean, i don't know. >> do you feel safe here? >> safe? i'd like to move. >> reporter: police are confirming there was a small dog in the back of the car. animal control has picked that dog up and has brought it to the shelter. in the meantime, the investigation here continues. in largo, hillary lane, wusa 9. >> police have not yet released the name of the victim or any information on a suspect or
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and of course, we'll bring you that information as it becomes available on air and of course online. medics rushed a construction worker to the hospital, after a live wire shocks him. it happened this morning at a worksite on white vote -- street near alexandria. the worker was carrying rebar, when it touched the wire and it shocked him. police in d.c. have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at the steak and egg willy quinones southeast. a second suspect is still out there. the robbery happened monday at the diner on wisconsin avenue. it was the second robbery in a month at the steak and egg. happening today, the 18- year-old girl who stabbed another teen to death this week will be in court this afternoon. the victim, kalia miner was a senior at calig high school.
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news that she's dead. >> reporter: many students we spoke with here at coolidge high school are taking the loss of kayleah miner hard. those who knew her say she was a good person. >> just sucks. good stuff happens to bad people and bad stuff happens to good people. >> reporter: never be the same for warren davis, who was 17- year-old kayleah miner's that's the best part about it. >> reporter: kayleah was the -- a senior at the school, ask captain of the dance team. >> she had a future in dancing. she was talented. >> reporter: kayleah was stabbed to death. the fight spilled into the streets and ended with a large kitchen knife in kayleah's chest. on tuesday, d.c. police charged 18-year-old kyla jones with her murder, after jones turned
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kayleah's mother spoke out. >> that's still a child -- somebody else's child, too. >> reporter: the 18-year-old who stabbed miner is due in court for her first appearance this afternoon. reporting from northwest, mikea turner, wusa 9. >> and jones has been charged with murder in the second degree for miner's death. president obama granted clemency for a convicted drug arnold ray jones, who is the first prison inmate to turn down the get out of jail free card. he said he didn't agree to a condition of the deal. that would require him to enroll in a drug treatment program. jones was one of nearly 800 inmates that received a commuted sentence from the president. this will likely be one of our last warm days for a while. you better get out and enjoy it. temperatures are going to fall and fast. here's howard bernstein.
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cooler air. by saturday, you'll need something really to keep you warm out there. let's talk first about the records. 88 is the high in washington. i don't see that falling. but maybe 84 in marlins burg, all in jeopardy this afternoon. currently, temperatures up to 84 in charlottesville. nashville is at 76. right on the potomac. notice some 60s to the north and pittsburgh and cleveland. there's a little front up there. couple of showers on it. not much going on. a few so we may see some of this trend toward the shenandoah valley, as we get toward the afternoon. there's a shower threat there. in fact, looking at the future cast, we should warm up to 83 or so by 3:00. couple of showers start to develop here, i-81 west as we get into late afternoon, early evening hours. and then tonight, if we have any showers, they'll be north and west of town. with lows tonight again mainly in the 60s. as you said, andrea, big changes will be here by the
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hope you have it on your smart phone. if not, never too late to start the first download. coming up, social media, buzzing about the obamas' final state dinner. it was one for the ages. next, what many are saying about the affair. and it's breast cancer awareness month. the action -- emphasis on taking action. coming up, what you need to know to take charge of your
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more on what you can do. dr. cohen, thank you for being here with us. if someone does find cancer, the treatments out there are really very different from even say 20 years ago. talk about some of the new treatments being offered in that anova breast cancer program. >> well, we're working hard to understand the human genome and its role in disease and treatment and prevention. we also are involved in multiple studies. looking at innovative and one treatment in particular i wanted to mention is a treatment that replaces traditional radiation to the whole breast, lasting four to six weeks, with a single dose of radiation, given to the tumor bed at the time of surgery. >> someone who has to undergo radiation because it saves time, not only in treatment but away from their families. you know, the emphasis is not just on awareness but taking action. and we have been talking about
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self breast exams. but a new england journal of medicine report its is those better treatments rather than early detection. the reason why breast cancer death rates in the u.s. have dropped. should women continue to go in for their annual exams and clinical exams? >> absolutely. breast self exam has become somewhat controversial. but we still see patients who present with cancers that they picked up on their own, and so we want them to continue to do their self exams. mammograms are a key to getting cancers early. the earlier we catch a cancer, the better chance we have of curing cancers. we cure over 90% of breast cancers, picked up before they reach a centimeter in size. so prevention is part of the treatment program, yes. >> dr. cohen, what's the most exciting thing you've seen in the years that you have been a breast surgeon, about advances
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by targeted therapies. these are therapies that look at the cancer cell, figure out what turns the cell on and how to turn it off. so these treatments are very specific. they are very effective. and they usually have limited side effects. and this opens up a valuable avenue for research. and i think it's going to improve cancer care going forward. >> dr. robert cohen, thank you very much, dr. cohen, with the anova breast cancer >> thank you. >> you're welcome. well, talk about going out with a big bang. many are still talking about last night's state dinner, the last of president obama's administration. more than 400 guests attended, including prominent italian americans, such as race car driver, mario andretti. mrs. obama dazzled in an, italian ver -- versace gown.
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inferno. >> he has two more than president bush but fewer than other of his recent predecessors. president bill clinton exceeded both of his successors with 28 dinners during two terms in office. some have been trending all morning long about the first lady's gown. ash tweeted, you would think michelle would be in the white house the night before like oh, okay? and bob had this to say, obama spends a million dollars on a party last night, meanwhile, most americans don't have $500 in the bank and the country is $20 trillion in debt. and brenda says, please, don't forget how much you are loved and appreciated. potus, thank you for a job well done. drop us a line on any of
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crews in california still have their hands full battling a blaze that started last night. this fire broke out near a natural gas storage unit in the hills above los angeles. so far, no homes have been damaged. but firetefighrs say they have had a difficult time, accessing the blaze. and people living near mexico's colima volcano are ready to leave quickly, if ordered. the volcano spewed plumes of ash and smoke twice yesterday. experts who have been keeping an eye colima has become more active lately, because of a new lava dome growing. that is powerful. >> impressive. >> oh, wow. all right. howard is here. impressive. we're enjoying climbing temperatures here in late october. >> average highs are in the mid- to upper 60s now across the region. 68 or so here in washington. colder, north and west. in the 80s yesterday. we'll be in the 80s again today. and saw it earlier. potentially set something records.
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dulles. and 88 in d.c. is going to hold. this afternoon, by the way, the mold spores came in high. everything else is low, in case that's troubling you. we should have sun and clouds mixed. highs in the low to mid-80s once again. i put a little raindrop in at 8:00 and 9:00. we have a shower threat here by let's say, 5:00, 6:00. satellite -- this is visible satellite imagery. you can see, we've got more cloudiness, when you get west a few patches of cloud coming through. so we don't have that nice, all- day blue sky like yesterday. but still going to get on the warm side. warm through thursday. today will be warmer than tomorrow. a few showers here and there really tonight and thursday. but i think the big show, as far as rain -- and we still need some, will be friday. friday is going to have a yellow weather alert. if we get past the rush hour dry, looks like that will be
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and storms with with a cold front coming. going to bring much cooler air here on saturday. it will be blustery. blustery on saturday. 83. well, that's a record in baltimore. remember, their record today was 82. we got 86 at this hour in leesburg. i'll have to look and see where dulles is. but 76 on the potomac. 81 in pax river. 85, culpepper. this stuff is unbelievable for this time of year that we'd be this warm. 76 with national. and if we get the wind off more to the west or southwest, as opposed to off the water, it will help them heat up more. and the dew point in the 60s. what we're watching -- we're actually tracking out here. tough to see. there's a little area of low pressure. this could be auto in a few days. and this may throw in moisture ahead of that front toward new england. but for us, we watch the showers in west virginia. i think they'll pick up a little bit with the daytime heating.
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we have spotty showers. and some might sneak in toward the district by midnight. then lift up toward pennsylvania. warm front goes in tomorrow. tomorrow will be once again toward the low 80s and look at the showers and storms developing with this front that i expect to be here on friday, at times for the afternoon, into friday night. and then much cooler, behind it. temperatures stay in the 50s on saturday. so for college football, tailgating. boy, it's going to be a chilly one. record warmth. we've already seen in baltimore. 60s tonight. tomorrow around 80. could be a stray shower. yellow weather alert for showers developing and falling temps tomorrow afternoon. highs around 70. mid-60s for the way home. saturday, we're staying in the 50s. chilly nights, 42. saturday night in town. and back in the 60s, sunday,
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comstock. too right-wing for northern virginia. narrator: house majority pac is responsible for the content of this ad. in mexico, the federal judge who appealed to those like el chapo, was reportedly gunned down. judge vicente bermudez was shot in the head outside his home. mexican president announced that he has launched a federal investigation inth in yemen, warring parties have agreed to a 72-hour cease- fire that takes effect today. the united nations hopes the temporary truce can lead to permanent and a lasting end to the conflict. the cease-fire allows for humanitarian supply and personnel to access all parts of yemen. the war started back in 2014, when shiite rebels seized the capitol city. we have a final check on the forecast when we come back.
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the front. getting cooler in the afternoon. and much colder, in the 50s, by saturday. >> wow. bundle up later. that's it for wusa 9news at noon. we'll be back at 5:00.
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