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maryland law requires a fetus and murder cases to be viable outside the womb. >> as a result the defendant is not chargeable with a count of murder. >> the ceo congress of obstetricians and gynecologists says at 14 weeks there is zero chance of a fetus surviving outside of the womb. the doctor says even at 23 weeks . >> the standard charges under maryland case law seem to be 27 weeks. in rockville, wusa9. >> tessier 's lawyer says he was innocent and would never have heard her. if he's charged he faces a maximum life sentence prison. >>
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>> the parents tried to attack the defendant in court today and throw a shoe at him. 250 packed the people supporting the family of the 17- year-old who was beaten with a baseball bat walking back to a mosque in june. nabra 's parents screamed at the defendant and yelled at him saying you killed my daughter as he was being carried out by decorate-- deputies, her mother through her shoe at the suspect and stood on the seat and yelled i will kill you. the court room was cleared and the hearing moved to a small private room. peggy fox was in the courtroom and coming up she will share her first-hand account of today's clash in the courtroom. >> the fbi is ramping up its appeal for tips to solve the abduction and murder of ashant
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billie. and an emotional pause to remember her. a remarkably touching funeral service in her prince george's county community, scott broome is in fort washington. people talk about closure. but ashanti billie 's does not have that. knowing this billion-- this brilliant and beautiful woman subduction and murder while her murder remains unsolved. >> her soul and spirit did not die. >> and the person or the person's that committed this foul and horrid act may have killed her body but lord knowles -- lord knows they didn't kill her soul. >> let
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with the courage to speak. it's time for us to continue to focus more on god. >> she basically wrote the blueprint for our life and taught us how to live and treat others and then when her work was done he called her home. >> ashanti billie remembered as a brilliant, beautiful, loving, driven to succeed with a streak of mischief and always left. >> i want them to find whoever did this to her. >> this should never happen. and on a military base. it should never happen. i don't understand it. she used to walk down and say hey, how you doing? that's what i remember. she was such a good spirit. just gone. >> in fort washington, wusa9 . the fbi ramped up its efforts with a
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for information about her murder. she disappeared from her job at a restaurant in norfork and her body was found behind a north carolina church nearly 350 miles away on september 29.>> take a look at the man in these surveillance video photos. police say he threw a brick at a bartenders head and they need your help finding him. it happened early sunday morning on 14th st. and according to the bartender the man threw it at it while he was taking out the trash. the man was highly drunk and upset because he was refused service. the bartender was not seriously hurt. you could l-- be eligible for a $1000 reward. get ready for a roller coaster of temperatures. the we can forecast. >> getting enough drizzle on my glasses
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push and the moisture is coming in off of the atlantic. more showers off the beach but that is also keeping temperatures and check. notice west of the mountains pittsburgh cleveland columbus in the 70s, they want to come in here for a the afternoon to be in the 70s. showers mainly south and east avast and-- east of us and there will be some spidey drizzle. if you are headed out for date night keep that in mind. clouds and spidey drizzle, sunshine will help boost temperatures into the 70s so if you are going to the game to college park the northwestern in town you would be good for that and by sunday we will warm up even more ahead of a front. sunday morning we start in the 60s and will be in the 80s on sunday and maybe some of the coolest air of the season will come to start next week.
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i will let you know when the leaves are looking their best across the region in a few days. president. trump says the nuclear deal with iran is not in the united states best interest but announce he is not tearing it up at least for now, but he's decertifying it which starts a 60 day countdown to congress to decide whether or not to establish new requirements to place on iran. >> in the event we are not able to reach a solution working with congress and our allies then the agreement will be terminated. >> iran and america's allies who cosigned the deal say they will not renegotiate the packed. critics worry the president's decision could allow a run to opt out of the deal and start working on nuclear weapons once again. turning to new information on the mass shooting in las vegas, investigators say an autopsy found no obvious abnormalities with his brain. they plan to conduct a
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inspection. investigators have come up empty in the search for a possible motive. haddock opened fire on a concert crowd and killed 58 people per short-- before shooting himself. a new orleans police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty. 4 patrol officers were investigating something suspicious when they came under fire and 29-year-old officer marcus mcneill was shot and killed. officers fired back and the suspect is under arrest. he is a three year veteran of the new orleans police force and leaves behind a wife and 2 children ages 5 and 2. the manhunt is over for the suspect wanted for the murders of four people including a seven-year-old boy. aaron lawson was arrested in lawrence county ohio and was captured 12 miles away from the mobile home where the bodies were found wednesday night. a fifth person survived the attack
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not know what a possible motive could be. classes were canceled for students because of the search. when is the best time to get your flu shot? doctors will give that answer coming up. talk of a possible catastrophic eruption of a super volcano in yellowstone park causing alarm across the country. we will sort out facts from fiction. women boycott twitter over its treatment of actress rose mcgowan for a treat she sent about harvey weinstein.
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tweets on twitter today because many people called for a one-day boycott of the social media site to protest the treatment of actress rose mcgowan. she had her twitter account template-- temporarily suspended after a series of tweets of harvey weinstein's alleged misconduct saying one of her tweets included a private phone number and once the tweet was deleted twitter unlocked her account. when you are accusing treatment- - twitter of silencing women. >> tomorrow friday the 13th will be the first day in over 10 years that i will not tweak. join me. >> rose reportedly reached a $100,000 settlement with him in 1997 after an incident and has been trying to sound the alarm ever since. last night she tweeted at the amazon ceo saying i told the head of your studio that harvey weinstein raped me
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over i said it. he said it had not been proven, i said i was the proof. his representative denies the allegation. at least 35 women have come forward and accused him of sexual assault, abuse and harassment. former secretary of state hillary clinton was asked about the scandal during an interview today on the bbc. >> it was just disgusting and the stories that have come out are heartbreaking. i really commend the women who have been willing to step forward and tell their story but i think it's important that we not just focus on him and whatever consequences come from these stories but that we recognize this kind of behavior cannot be tolerated anywhere. >> clinton has benefited from his donation to democratic causes. she has not mentioned what she will do with those.
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there are disturbing members from national park employees of what employees are dealing with. nearly 1% of employees reported sexual assault in the past 12 months. 10% reported sexual harassment and 20% reported gender harassment. today the interior secretary outlined a plan to fight on the job harassment including more support for employees who come forward with allegations. a virginia woman wakes up to find a masked bandit in her bathtub. the story behind this facebook photo coming up.>> you get a little closer. if you have not gotten your flu shot doctors are saying what are you waiting for? >> that will be a 50-50 weekend. we will
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it could save your life. doctor poses! dad! cigna. together, all the way. president. donald trump is rescinding his decision to rollback parts of donald-- obama care. he says piece by piece we
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it deserves. the executive order will give employers permission to seek out cheaper plans across state lines. the white house is also eliminating $7 billion in subsidy payments which is money to help keep premiums low for those enrolled in his premium market. >> we are taking a different route that we helped because congress, they forgot what their pledges were. >> i'm very concerned about the president's executive order issued yesterday in his decision to do away with an important subsidy that helps low income people. >> these subsidies are bailouts for insurance companies. >> the nonpartisan congressional budget office says ending those could cause premiums to skyrocket as much as 20% asked year. democrats call the move a spiteful act of vast
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sabotage. >> the push is on for people to get their flu shots sooner rather than later. meg oliver tells us why. >> the 21-month-old is not happy about getting her flu shot but her mother knows it's what's best. >> i feel the need to be protected and this is the way we know how to protect them right now. >> the american academy of pediatrics recommend all children receive their vaccination by the end of october if possible. >> in 2016-20 17/100 us children died of the flu and several thousands more were hospitalized for complications or severe illness. >> alyssa rubin says it takes two weeks to protect against the virus so it's important to get vaccinated now before the season gets underway. >> it's hard to predict how hard-- how hard the flu will hit but there are signs we could be in for a tough season.
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they had a hard flu season. which this-- with this strain it causes severe disease particularly among people aged 65 and older. >> her older daughter brings home lots of germs so she doesn't take any chances when it comes to flu prevention. >> children are prone to picking up viruses and other illnesses so we have to protect them as much as possible. >> she also makes sure her kids wash her hands as much as possible. cbs news new york. research shows 80% of kids who die from the flu are not vaccinated. this is the deadliest week of wildfires in the history of california. 31 people are dead and more than 400 are missing. firefighters are still trying to get a handle
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burning through wine country. thousands of people have been forced to flee and others are rescuing animals left behind. >> horses, cattle, dogs, cats. we've had pretty much everything. >> 60 miles away the smoke is blanketing san francisco. lots of people were wearing face masks to help them breathe. paul ryan is in puerto rico to get a firsthand look at the destruction caused by hurricane maria and the humanitarian crisis that it left in its wake. they met with fema workers in san juan and got on helicopters to check out more remote areas. congress passed a disaster relief package that includes billions of dollars for puerto rico. >> this is the last thing they all need. >> i've been talking to some folks who said the western part of the island is the toughest to get to
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aren't hurting, they just seem to be hurting the worst. our weekend will have a little bit of everything.>> it will be cloudy and drizzly and sunday we are going into the 80s and then it's going to cool down. >> we've had a delayed onset of fall and a lot of that have been the overnight lows because of humidity and you see it today. the struggle is real. mid-60s so keep that in mind. you may need that jacket or sweatshirt. noticed the wind speeds are only 5 miles per hour. tomorrow starts with clouds. some 50s in the burbs but by london-- by lunchtime a little more son and not too much wind. highs in the mid-upper 70s and might even tickle
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we are down below 60 in winchester manassas 64, 68 is one of the warm spots and down on them southern region, you can see the clouds in the drizzle. officially 64 with humidity at 90% and keeping that marine air coming in. fall colors will be a little bit muted. for west and north, we've already hit peaked for the canadian valley. toward garin county, you get west of 81, along 81. we have some color but haven't hit peaked yet and i'm not sure how great is going to be with the way the fall is set up. >> see this line of there? that's a cold front with a shot of cold air behind it. with that, we
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shower or storm. monday will feel like fall with highs. notice the push over toward the coast so some drizzle is possible and that will be the case into tomorrow morning.'s body drizzle and patchy fog with the light wind we have. 50s and 60s but looking at more sunshine. if you go to college park it should be good news weatherwise. 75 to 80. looking ahead toward sunday very warm, 85. monday will be 64. low-mid-60s and after that tuesday cool and beautiful weather wednesday thursday and friday. forever stamps are honoring the national museum of history and culture is now on sale. the u.s. postal see
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smithsonian held a dedication this morning. it is based on a photograph of the museum's northwest corner as being issued to highlight the richness of the black experience. >> as you buy these beautiful stamps know that you are helping to inform the nation and the world about this great museum and to support the proposition that the history in this museum is truly american history. >> the national museum of on the-- of african-american history and culture is just celebrating its opening and is the only museum devoted exclusively to african-american life art history and culture. imagine it's first thing in the morning, big stretch, you stumble into the bathroom and get into the shower. pullback the court and and there's a masked intruder.
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was furry with four legs and a long tail. check out this picture. a woman woke up to find a raccoon chilling in her bathtub. she called animal control who removed the raccoon and released him outside. they say the home was undergoing repairs and that's likely how the raccoon got in. a large snake on the loose, turns out that snake was a 9 foot long yellow anaconda. fortunately emily shaw had experience handling exotic animals because who doesn't? she was able to capture the snake with her bare hands. >> when i started to pick it up as far as it knew i was trying to kill it an
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it was very degraff-- aggressive and defensive. it's just a common sense approach just making sure you don't get the animal any more agitated than necessary. >> in florida they've got special skills. >> the sheriff's office posted a video saying the owner of the snake told them the anaconda had escaped because that's what they are going to try to do. it's not clear whether the owner will get the snake back. >> plain old while. after witnessing a man opened fire on one of his concerts jason aldean is back on stage with a message to the whole country. a super volcano sounds heinous doesn't it? there's one rumbling in wyoming right now. why scientists say you don't have to be worried. you will love diamonds-- you like diamonds
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ralpand as a doctor, nobody ever asked
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they just want my help. so if donald trump is helping virginia i'll work with him. but donald trump proposed cutting virginia's school funding, rolling back our clean air and water protections, and taking away health care from thousands of virginians. as a candidate for governor, i sponsored this ad because i've stood up to donald trump on all of it. ed gillespie refuses to stand up to him at all. here's today's consumer alert and we are talking about millennial's. they ruin everything right? that's what it seems like. every study is saying that but it could have another victim. natural diamonds. the lab grown diamonds, normal diamonds are mind and take thousands of years to form but a laborato
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way to make them in a couple of months. there are some differences that appeal to millennial's. >> they like the fact that it is grown in a greenhouse. and we have less of a carbon footprint as well as the 30% or 40% price difference. >> the price will go down since there will be more of them but sellers say there are only tiny differences in their stones and nine you would be able to see with the naked eye. news at 5:30 is coming up right now. after a gloomy friday the rain should continue but it's going to get nicer eventually. right howard? >> we are talking light rain and drizzle into tonight and saturday morning but expect sunshine in most areas. get readr


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