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thanks for joining us, i'm larry miller. we begin with breaking news from capitol hill, where representative tom marino has just withdrawn his name to be the nation's next drug czar. he
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minutes investigation, making it harder for the dea to act against large drug companies. >> reporter: congressman tom marino withdrew his name to be the next head of the u.s. drug enforcement agency. president trump tweeted this morning, representative tom marino hasinformed me he is withdrawing his name as drug czar. >> he told me, look, if there's even a perception that he has a conflict of interest, he doesn't want anything to do with it. >> reporter: marino came under intense scrutiny after a report showed a bill he sponsored tied the dea's hands when dealing with the opioid epidemic. >> when democrats and republicans sign off together, it's not unusual for something like
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>> reporter: president trump says he is committed to fighting the opioid epidemic, and plans to declare a national emergency. >> to get to that step a lot of work has to be done, and it's time consuming work. we're going to be doing it next week, okay? >> reporter: they announced indictments against two chinese nationals who allegedly used the internet to sell fentanyl. the center for responsible politics says drug makers and their advocacy groups spent $246 million last year lobbying members of congress. they've spent$2.4 billion over the last ten years. the pharmaceutical industry consistently ranks at the top when it comes to money spent on lobbying congress. meantime this afternoon, a man who jumped a barrier in the white house is
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it's unclear his motives this hour. investigators were called also to look into a suspicious package near the white house. the president and vice president are pushing the administration's tax reform on two fronts. president trump will hold an event at the heritage foundation tonight at 7:30 on capitol hill. the president says he wants his tax plan to be law by the end of the year. the administration plans to announce a new economic development next week. powerful words from senator john mccain. the six term republican senator from arizona received the national constitution center's liberty award. in philadelphia, mccain warned against isolationism. >> for the sake of some half baked nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems. >> senator mccain's remarks seemed to be targeting
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white house. he made the remark while accepting the liberty award. former president barack obama is going to be in richmond, virginia, later tonight, he'll be campaigning for lieutenant governor ralph northam. with only two races for governor this year, the contest is seen as a possible referendum on the presidency of donald trump. that rally starts at 7:00, and is free and open to the public, but you will need a ticket before you go in. dozens of cities are making bids to become the second headquarters of amazon. the online giant announcedded last month, it's new location could involve 50,000 jobs. some say the company is creating an unfair bidding war for tax breaks. tony decopele has the story. >> how do i get amazon to take notice of kansas city? >> reporter: kansas city mayor sly james answered his own challenge by slippi
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just $122,000. >> reporter: into reviews of a thousand amazon products. >> at $14.99, these wind chimes are music to my ears. >> reporter: really, anything goes when vying for the attention of the world's largest online retailer. birmingham planted these boxes around town. and several cities got help from amazon's personal assistant, alexa. >> where is the most interesting company in the world going to locate? >> obviously, washington, d.c. >> reporter: still, some cities aren't getting involved. in a wall street journal op-ed, san jose's mayor called that a bad deal for city taxpayers. >> i think amazon's going to come out ahead, it's not really clear if the cities will. >> reporter: amy lou warns
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suffer some of the same issues now plaguing its first, seattle. >> there are real trade offs in being the winner. seattle now experiences high inequality. >> reporter: amazon's second headquarters might not land in the u.s. at all. some canadian cities, including ottawa, and toronto are also submitting bids, and canada's immigration policies could help with international talent. tony decopele, cbs news, new york. >> as you saw in that piece there, d.c. is one option for amazon. the mayor is proposing four locations for amazon's second headquarters. they include capitol hill east, and noma station. the locations were selected because of their proximity to mass transit. thursday is the last day for cities to ma
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the company. now all personal electronic devices, bigger than a cell phone, not just laptops, will have to be taken out of your carry-on bag. the airport is making the changes. the new security measures do not apply to people that are enrolled in tsa precheck. a grand jury has indicted 22-year-old darwin torres in the beating death of a muslim team as she walked to her mom. nabra hassanen was raped and sexually assaulted. hassanen's family -- prosecutors say they'll pursue the death penalty against torres. it's open season on deer now at montgomery county park.
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thin the herds, and keep them out of neighborhoods that surround. police sharpshooters are also being used. they will conduct hunts from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., when the parks are usually closed. park police officers will give the deer they get to the capitol area food bank. all right, in case you missed it, we had a very light hearted moment on our 6:00 a.m. show this morning. it began when i tossed to neural donele, and gayle king of cbs this morning. check it out. >> time to see what our partners are covering. >> look, both noria and gale have boots on this morning. >> what do noria and gale have on? >> boots. >> larry, are you family with the boots? this is a boot. this is a high
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here, i'll show you. this is a high heel. this is a boot. are you okay, larry? >> i'm okay. >> are you familiar with women's feet? >> not really, no. >> all right. so now, ladies and gentlemen, i know the difference between a woman's pump, and a woman's boot. >> you do. >> i do. >> but do you know the other types much shoes in between. >> no ma'am. >> i'm going to tell you larry. but i had them zoom out the key wall, so i can quiz you on my type of shoe. >> let's see if i can do it. >> it's fall weather outside, so you're going to see a lot more boots outside. here's the question. my shoes, what are they? what would you classify them as? i look really tiny now. >> is that like, i was about it to say a loafer. is that like a low cut boot? >> gosh, would that count? >>
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that's good news. >> low cut boot? >> let's go back up. i'm not comfortable right now. >> all right, learn something new every day. >> happy lunch hour, everybody. it's a terrific tuesday, isn't it? okay. let's go on with your forecast. i always have so much fun working with larry. there's never a dull moment. sunshine outside right now. you've got sweater weather outside. it's gorgeous. sunshine, dry air. much lighter winds than they were yesterday. everybody loves this time of year. your ac got a break. but is it your heater get a break as you turned it on? a little bit of patchy frost. guess what? tonight is going to be the same amount of cold. if not, even a degree or two colder outside. current temperatures, 57 in frederick. culpepper 58. we're going to climb up to the
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but as soon as the sun sets this evening, we're looking at another cool night ahead. a cold night ahead. so bus stop forecast tomorrow, kids need to go out with winter coats. we're looking at some patchy frost in our outlying suburbs, especially west of town once again. typical cold spot, manassas. tomorrow, we'll have a few spots around 36. inside the city, d.c. public schools should be between 33 and 36 for the early morning bus stop, elementary kids. we've got temperatures tomorrow climbing back up to near 70. sunrise tomorrow morning at 7:21. anytime before 8:00 tomorrow morning, those temperatures will be down just that cold. this afternoon, 63 in gaithersburg. these are forecast highs for tomorrow. ignore that. 70s tomorrow for washington, d.c. we should make it to around 70 tomorrow afternoon. coming up, we're going to keep warming up. i'm going to tell you what the weekend looks like. are we going to get any rain in our forecast? that fas
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and larry, i don't know if i can name your shoes though. >> amazing. we're going to give you time to shave, and come back. >> i already shaved. still to come now, a large chinese spacecraft is on a large collision course with earth. when this thing could fall into our atmosphere. more on that coming up. plus, the studio that harvey weinstein founded is now in a financial free fall. the details still ahead. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. narrator: ed gillespie wants to end
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ed giof a woman'sd put thpersonal decisions,rge not women and their doctors. as governor, ed gillespie says, i would like to see abortion be banned. if ed gillespie would like to see abortion banned, i would like to see i would like to see i would like to see that ed gillespie never becomes governor. i just drank tons of water all the time, it was never enough. my dentist suggested biotene, my mouth felt more lubricated. i use the biotene rinse and i use the spray. biotene did make a difference. mark herring: my mom to provide for our family. at one point, she got fired for of all things -- getting married. that was a lifelong lesson for me: when people are hurt, you need to stand up and do something. and i've never forgotten that as your attorney general. whether it's protecting veterans and seniors from shady debt collectors, or cracking down on gangs and drug traffickers,
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i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. the weinstein company's board of directors is expected to meet today to discuss the company's possible sale. thomas barack, a close confident of president trump
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buyer. showing us how those allegations cast doubt on the company's future. >> reporter: r. >> reporter: as the number of harvey weinstein's accusers grows, the studio he founded is in financial free fall. >> the weinstein company as it is, has become so toxic, that they can't continue business. >> reporter: ben fritz spoke to a weinstein company official, who estimates the company could now be worth $300 million. last year, weinstein estimated his company was worth at least $600 million. >> time is up. >> reporter: enter colony capital. offering a buyout that would save the weinstein company. >> it's probably declining in value every day. >> reporter: board members have refused to say what they knew
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about weinstein's decades of alleged abusive behavior. >> it was the easy option just to turn a blind eye. >> reporter: ivana lowell, who dated harvey's brother bob, began writing about it in 2010. >> that's harvey, and that's how he is, and that's how everyone in the office, i think felt. people were scared of him, and everyone was scared they could lose their job. >> reporter: like any good screenplay, the weinstein company's possible sale came with a twist. the man at the head is tom barrack. >> i have only amazing things to tell you about donald. >> a close ally of president trump. >> you can only imagine tom barrack and some of his friends have a little glee to be buying the company that was run by hillary clinton's supporter. u.s. backed militias
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completely taken isis's defacto capital of raqqa. mosul fighters celebrated in the streets amid the rubble, an estimated 3,250 people were killed during the five month battle for raqqa. our editorial partners at the washington post report china's first space lab will soon come crashing down to earth, and no one knows where it will end up. chinese says it lost control of the 8-ton lab. most of it is expected to burn up during reentry, during the next few months. scientists say some pieces, weighing 220 pounds could crash onto earth's surface. porsche is throwing its hat in the ring of the on demand economy. testing a subscription program. use an app, and you'll be able to order a porsche, and have it delivered right to your door. the initial cost is $500, then it's 2
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you can swing it. that fee includes, registration, insurance, as well as maintenance. i know you're going to give me a ride around in your fresh porsche. >> only 2 to $3,000. >> just a little bit of change. >> i just realized i was laughing so hard, i didn't realize i didn't tell you they're called booties. >> why are they booties? >> they're short. >> what we've learned folks is i am challenged when it comes to detecting what people are wearing. the question was asked of me, what shoe am i wearing? i'm wearing this beautiful shoe brought to you by whatever discount store i picked it up from. i think it's a dress shoe i guess. it is what it is. clearly, news is my thing. fashion is not.
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is right. >> quite possibly. let's get to the forecast. we have sunshine outside. crisp blue skies and clear skies outside. right now, temps up to 58 degrees. this afternoon, we're going to continue climbing up to the low and mid-60s. there's not much happening on satellite and radar. the thing is, the entire week this week, we've got high pressure that's going to be in control, it during cool overnight periods, and eventually, we'll monitor the temperatures in the afternoon, but we see a lot of sunshine, and don't see much in the rain department until the very end of of our seven day. tonight, it turns cold again. forecast lows down in the 30s, in our suburbs north and west of town. about what it felt like outside this morning. that will feel like what it's going to feel like tomorrow morning at the bus stop. so kids do need winter coats. you may be debating heater or
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to 38 tonight in leesburg. this is the coldest night of the next bunch. what we're going to see is a flip in the pattern. so gradually this week, we start to warm those temperatures up. we will be talking about mid- and upper 70s, as we head towards the weekend. today is the coolest. 64. average high this time of year is about 68 degrees. we're up to 70 tomorrow. so back above average. every single afternoon, all the way through saturday, it will look just like it is outside right now, sunny. hardly a cloud in the sky, with overnight periods that will be cool. when do we see things changing? very end of the seven day. i think next monday, we'll see a chance of rain. in the meantime, check out some fall foliage. it's not going to be the best peek in the world for us, because it was so dry for the second half of august, all the way through september. we haven't had much in the way of the rain department. so fall colors, yes, they're starting t
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especially west of d.c., and as you get in the mountains, they're pretty much west of peak. but it's not going to be the best peak in the world, because it's been so dry. our foliage peak, is when we get a lot of rain at the end of the summer. that leads to a beautiful change of colors. here's your seven day outlook. cold tonight in some spots. we will climb back to the upper 70s by sunday. scattered showers return late
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. before a governor has declared a state of emergency -- the florida governor has declared a state
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protests marched on the gainsvillecampus, protesting against richard spencer's speech this thursday. spencer was part of a deadly rally in charlottesville in august. meantime, nfl owners and players will meet today to discuss the national anthem controversy. a quarterback who started the kneeling process, colin kaepernick, filed a grievance against the nfl yesterday, accusing the owners of colluding to
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cool, fall like this afternoon. cold tonight, but we'll warm up later in the workweek. >> quick shout out to caroll who says i have on loafers. have a good day, everybody. vo: john adams' prescription for health care would be a disaster for virginia families. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged thousands more. 685,000 virginians would lose their health care. and adams is against medicaid expansion - denying coverage to thousands of veterans, children and the disabled. john adams: higher costs, less coverage, hurting virginians. mark: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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ralpand as a doctor, nobody ever asked if i'm a democrat or republican. 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.
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>> ashley: we need a doctor! my mother's unconscious! i don't know for how long! we need a doctor! >> graham: this is dr. hummel. he'll be caring for dina. >> dr. hummel: what are the patient's vital signs? >> ashley: are you associated with him? because if you are, i don't want you anywhere near my mother. >> graham: let him do his job. >> ashley: i'm not letting you near my mother. >> graham: this is dina's private personal physician. he has -- >> ashley: i am her daughter. i am the one who has say about her medical care. please, back away. we need a doctor! where the hell is a doctor? >> graham: do you want your mother to get the best care or not? >> dr. hummel: ma'am, there is no time to waste. i'm familiar with your mother's medical history. i will take excellent care of her. you have my word. >> ashley: okay! >> dr. hummel: we're good? >> graham: we're good. go. >> ashley: yes! go! mother, jack and traci are on their way! we're gonna take good care of you, i promise. you! get the hell out of here. >> graham: i'm not going anywhere until dr. hummel informs me about her condition... >> ashley: you are leaving now! >> graham: ...and ak


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