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hig making news in america this morning, donald trump is heading south today all the way to mexico city. breaking overnight, he says he'll meet with mexico's president hours before his long awaited speech on immigration. hillary clinton's campaign is criticizing that trip as it braces for potential bad news about her e-mails. with tropical weather on the move, millions in the southeast another rainmaker closes in. the forecast track coming up as well as powerful weather across the pacific. look at that eye. and singer chris brown is out of jail overnight and facing assault charges, this after being arrested after an hour's long ordeal at his home. we'll hear from his accuser for the first time. and part of a gas station goes up in flames with two children in a car nearby. the dramatic ending to this
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and good morning. we begin with a major announcement overnight from the donald trump campaign. >> the republican nominee is taking his campaign south of the border planning to meet with the head of the nation that was really front and center in his tough immigration talk. >> trump accepted an invitation to sit down with the president of mexico. the meeting comes just hours before a major immigration speech and is already being criticized by the clinton campaign. abc's kenneth moton has the details live from washington. kenneth. >> reporter: diane and kendis, mexico's president extended the invite to donald trump last week to sit down for a meeting. well, late yesterday trump confirmed in a tweet he's going to mexico city. this morning donald trump is heading south of the border, the same one where he plans to build that wall. >> we are also going to secure our border. >> reporter: overnight trump rallied in washington state, but today the man who climbed to the
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of mass deportations of mexicans -- >> they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> reporter: -- will meet privately with mexican president obama enrique pena nieto. nieto has been critical of trump comparing him to hitler and the promise to make mexico pay for the wall riled up mexican leaders like vicente fox on fusion. >> i'm not going to pay for that [ bleep ] wall. >> reporter: trump's visit is happening just hours before he travels to arizona to clarify his stance on immigration. a plan trump's son told cnn is not shifting or so for the last, you know, six, seven, eight months. >> reporter: the hillary clinton campaign response, "what ultimately matters is what donald trump says to voters in arizona, not mexico, and whether he remains committed to the splitting up of families and deportation of millions." clinton raked in $12 million on a three-day fund-raising swing in the hamptons. now more e-mail fallout. the state department says about 30 e-mails related to benghazi attacks were recovered during the fbi's investigation into the former secretary of state's
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clinton may have turned over some or all of those e-mails initially, but the state department says it still needs time to review them. like trump, clinton was also up righted to meet with mexico's president. her campaign says she looks forward to it at the appropriate time. kendis and diane. >> all of these developments as the polls appear to be tightening. kenneth moton for us in d.c., thank you. results from various primary elections have also come in overnight. arizona senator john mccain held off three contenders to keep his hopes alive for a sixth consecutive term. the 80-year-old republican now faces democratic congresswoman ann kirkpatrick in november. and former gop presidential hopeful marco rubio made a late decision to try to keep his florida senate seat but still managed to beat millionaire developer carlos beruf. next up a november battle with democratic congressman patrick murphy. and also in florida losing her spot as the chair of the democratic national committee apparently did not hurt debbie wasserman schultz. she is expected to win her
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holding off a challenge by a law professor backed by bernie sanders. breaking overnight, a hurricane watch is now in effect for parts of the florida gulf coach. >> tropical depression 9 is there churning in the gulf and it's expected to sweep across north florida sometime tomorrow. let's get more on that and some trouble for hawaii from accuweather's paul williams. paul, good morning. >> good morning, kendis, diane. we're tracking this tropical depression which won't stay a tropical depression for long expected to strengthen quickly because of the very warm waters to target gainesville, jacksonville, and it's going to get stronger, so we're expecting it to get a little more oomph to it. now, what's going to happen, localized flash flooding, windy, rough surf, coastal flooding, isolated tornadoes in tampa, daytona beach. tracking madeline, although doing some weakening, it's expected to be the first hurricane to hit the big island of hawaii. we've had a couple of tropical storms, but this will be the first time a hurricane hits bringing with it flash flooding,
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expected to be downgraded to a category 1 just to the south of hilo then downgraded to a tropical storm as it moves further out into the water. but please keep in mind, we have another hurricane lester right behind it, diane, kendis. >> well, let's get back to madeline there for a moment because this is a look at the radar, latest radar that we're getting, and this image from outer space shows how huge that eye wall is. at one point 50 miles across. as you can understand, people are preparing for the storm there in hawaii, but the president apparently is continuing on with plans. overnight the white house says they're keeping a close watch on the storm's track because the president is scheduled to speak there later tonight in honolulu, but he's still planning to be there. and also in the pacific a typhoon proved deadly in japan killing at least ten people. nine bodies were found at a nursing home this morning. thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate, and trains and some flights have been canceled.
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terrorists in the world has reportedly been killed. isis claims its top spokesman abu mohammad al adnani was killed in aleppo, syria. the pentagon has confirmed that al adnani was targeted in coalition air strikes but the results have yet to be determined. the state department had a $5 million bounty on al adnani. an american hostage and her canadian husband are pleading for their lives in a new video posted online. caitlin coleman and her husband joshua boyle were abducted in afghanistan in 2012. they now say their captors are threatening to kill them if the coleman has given birth to two boys while in captivity. state department officials are now analyzing that new video. well, this is a big day. the first regularly scheduled commercial flight from the u.s. to cuba in more than half a century takes off this morning. >> the jetblue flight is set to depart from ft. lauderdale with the u.s. secretary of transportation on board. a pilot and co-pilot whose parents were born in cuba will be at the controls.
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scheduled service next week, and there will eventually be 90 daily round trip flights to nine different cuban cities. well, coming up, what's being called a serious threat to the future of coffee. news on java no lover wants to hear. plus, men stranded with the tide coming in and time running out. see who finally came to their rescue. and tom brady getting ready to start his deflategate suspension. so, why wasn't he getting cut some slack after speaking with reporters. the answer, we might say, is a head. [ tires screech ] ? flo: [ ghost voice ] oooo! [ laughs ] jaaaaamie, the name your price tool can show you coverage options to fit your budget. tell me something i don't know --
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most of those rescued suffered only minor injuries but an instructor for the kayak company lost part of his arm. >> his bone was exposed. he had lost a lot of blood and he was lapsing in and out of consciousness. >> lying on top of the kayak and there was just a pool of blood. >> there were like a lot of helicopters and search boats and when they got the guy, i know the team came and got him really fast but he couldn't move or >> authorities are looking into whether sun glare may have been a factor in the accident. that wasn't the only rescue off the waters in new york. two men who got stuck on a jetty by the rising tide had to be air-lifted to safety. they were stranded out there for more than an hour before police helicopters pulled them in. the waters were too rough for a rescue boat. the chicago police department has formally moved to fire five officers in the fatal
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they include jason van dyke and four other officers who allegedly lied about whathad. dash cam touched off weeks of protest. the president cut short the sentences of 111 inmates most convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. he has now commuted the sentences of 673 prisoners, more than the previous ten presidents combined. president obama has long called for prison reform and the phasing out of strict sentences for d google is reportedly challenging uber, the ride sharing service would be available through its waze app and link passengers with drivers headed in the same direction but unlike uber it's not a ploy to make money as a driver, more carpool service. i guess this is a dream come true for couch potatoes. a new pap that john's app lets you directly order from tv.
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an arrest for assault with a deadly weapon. >> the arrest followed a day of negotiations with police outside his los angeles area home. now, during those negotiations brown took to social media to air his frustrations. >> y'all going to stop playing with me like i'm the villain. good luck. when you get the warrant or whatever you need to do walk t up in here and see nothing. you idiots. >> so the woman who triggered the police response is now speaking out as baylee curran says she went to the singer's house to see if she could be in his next video but she began to feel her life was in danger. >> i thought he was going to shoot me. took the gun out like this, put it in my face and said get the "f" out, was getting a lot of hate mail from the fan, very, very hurtful saying kill yourself. you're a snitch. you're a snake. >> brown's attorney says overnight the allegations
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false. brown has faced a string of legal trouble since convicted of assaulting his then girlfriend rihanna back in 2009. 9 director of the cdc says most of the money provided to fight the zika virus has already been spent. as of last week, only about 30 million of the more than $200 million allotted remains. meanwhile, congress departed from the summer recess without approving additional funds. health officials say the money is urgently needed especially since florida is now trying to contain the now to connecticut and new surveillance video of a frightening crash and fire at a gas station. a driver accidentally backed into a gas pump which sparked a fire that engulfed two cars. a woman on the other side of the pump quickly rescued two children who were in the backseat of that second vehicle. that driver mistook the gas pedal for the brakes. team tebow is trying to go from the gridiron to the diamond. >> he's won the heisman and an nfl playoff game.
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he held a private workout tuesda in los angeles. scouts gave him mixed reviews. tebow last played baseball in high school. the potential for severe weather in the tampa area forced the buccaneers and red skips to move their final preseason game up by 24 hours so it will now be played tonight in tampa instead of tomorrow night. >> as for last night's action highlights from espn. >> good morning, it's "sportscenter" from los angeles. stan very vet, along with neil everett. texas can two-step to the title about they keep rolling the way they're rolling. >> they don't have two left feet, the mariners do. bottom nine, rangers down a run with one on. the ms dot cole hamels your e.r.a. leader. odor off diaz converted all 11 save ops coming to the ms. nobody is -- hey, odor, boom, sorry, i didn't mean to ask
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160,000 tomatoes supplied for this epic battle. >> there is one important rule. the tomatoes must be squashed before being tossed to avoid injuries. >> details. >> the tradition dates back to the end of world war ii. looks like fun. >> like an overrun of ketchup after that. up next in "the pulse," you may be enjoying your coffee right about now but some are saying it won't last forever. and to tom brady and why he's being compared to a news anchor, a movie character and even a stick around. it takes a lot of work... to run this business. but i really love it. i'm on the move all day long... and sometimes, i just don't eat the way i should. so i drink boost? to get the nutrition that i'm missing. boost complete nutritional drink has 26 essential vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin d to support strong bones
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and now to the great outdoors where plenty of us have lost ourselves in nature thinking we're completely alone. >> then there's the 17-year-old oregon high school student jillian. she decided to take her senior pictures along a river. >> what she didn't know was that the guy on the left, there he is. >> that guy. >> well, he was photobombing her and he was also naked while walking his dog. >> which is what you do. >> jillian took it i "love my senior pics." >> quite a photobomb there. now that the nfl's preseason is just about done, patriots quarterback tom brady is getting ready to serve his four-game deflategate suspension but might need a month to get over the criticism of his new haircut. >> so, while brady was talking to reporters yesterday, the internet exploded with reaction. the look is now being compared to fox's megyn kelly's hair.
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checking our top stories, donald trump heads south of the border today. he's meeting privately with mexico's president ahead of what he calls a major speech on immigration. the justice department says as many as 30 deleted e-mails from hillary clinton's private server could be related to the benghazi attack. they're among thousands recovered during an fbi probe. a tropical depression in the gulf of mexico is getting more organized and is to sweep across north florida. in the pacific hurricane madeline is taking aim at hawaii. looking at the rest of today's weather, storms possible from the northeast across the midwest to the rockies and down into texas, as well as some showers in the northwest. this morning we're learning new details from the heroes who saved a woman caught in a fiery car crash on a central new york highway.
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out to and thank the heroes who saved a stranger. the men behind a daring rescue caught on camera are speaking out. >> it's tough. >> it's hard to watch. >> reporter: it started with this massive accident caught on dashboard camera. watch as a tractor trailer spins out of control in the middle of a binghamton, new york, highway. >> it was like a demolition derby. it really was. >> reporter: motorists run straight to this mangled white car on fire. >> we have cars on fire. we have several people trapped. trapped inside. >> there was a female trying to get our attention, waving her hands frantically. >> the cabin of the car was getting filled with more and more smoke. >> reporter: but as they struggled to pull the door open, a burst of flames. >> i know i couldn't live watching somebody burn to death without me putting a fight up. >> we'll have more of their emotional story coming up at 7:00 a.m. on "good morning america." >> emotional, indeed. and finally this morning, a group of young athletes
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sportsmanship is really all about. >> barcelona's under 12 team won an international tournament in tokyo earlier this week with a score of 1-0, but it's what the players did after the game that's making them true winners. >> yeah, as soon as the kids were done celebrating their win, they realized their opponents were crushed. many of them reduced to tears, as you can see, so the barcelona players led by their young team captain lined up giving them hugs, words of encouragement. that really is true sp >> well, it looks like they did manage to comfort them a little bit too. >> yeah. those kids were so broken by the loss. >> get them next time, boys. that's what's making news this morning. >> stay with us for "good
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from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . first vote to raise the minimum ge. linn county supervisors are set to hold the first of 3 votes on this. "42:58, "everything with electronics puts off heat " after a cedar rapids woman's smartphone explodes, firefighters say you might want to change your battery charging habits. a dash cam captures a close call. a winterset police officer narrowly avoids a driver. good tuesday morning! it's 4:30 on august 31st. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a great day in all areas. highs will drop into the upper 70s today with lower humidity levels as well. our wind will


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