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have a great day. making news in america this wednesday morning, final pitch. the presidential candidates crisscrossing the country. hillary clinton lashing out at a protester as donald trump steps up his attacks with just six days until election. we're live in washington. banned forever? the pope's controversial new comments about women becoming priests. his explanation and the backlash it's getting this morning. caught on camera, an out-of-control bus jumping a curb and slamming into a house. what caused that dramatic crash. and one more game. the cubs crush the indians in game six setting up a winner take all tonight.
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they're hoping to party like it's 1908 tonight in chicago. cleveland hoping it's 1948 all over again as we say good wednesday morning, everybody. well, the final push is on for votes after an explosive october and a long campaign. as the candidates scramble from state to state, donald trump is making a pitch to early democratic voters who may have had a change of heart, and hillary clinton is not letting voters forget trump's most incendiary remarks. abc's lana zak joins us with the very latest. good morning, lana. >> reporter: good morning, linzie and kendis. you know, with so much at stake and the polls narrowing, we are seeing a flurry of campaign activity. 31 events today alone as the candidates and their surrogates are really trying to bring the message home. the two candidates are making their final appeals to america. donald trump on obamacare. >> i will ask congress to convene a special session so we can repeal and replace.
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>> reporter: hillary clinton on the economy. >> donald trump is the poster boy for everything that's wrong with our economy. >> reporter: nearly 28 million americans have already voted, and donald trump is hoping to change some of those hillary clinton votes. >> you can change your vote to donald trump will make america great again. okay? >> reporter: in four states, wisconsin, minnesota, pennsylvania and michigan, there is a process in place to change votes. but perhaps more surprisingly, neither trump nor clinton focused on the fbi e-mail probe. clinton instead trying to bring home the female vote. >> i want all the girls in america to know, you are valuable. you should feel good about yourselves. don't let somebody like this bully tell you otherwise. >> reporter: earlier she took on a protester who held a sign attacking her husband. >> i am sick and tired of the negative, dark, divisive,
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dangerous vision and behavior of people who support donald trump. >> reporter: clinton then said she wanted to focus on the future, but in her latest campaign ad the focus was on trump's past. >> putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> reporter: clinton's message is rallying her supporters. in the three days that followed the fbi e-mail probe announcement, she managed to raise $11.3 million in online donations. kendis and linzie, that's the largest number since she received the nomination. >> lana zak, what an exciting race. it's not been boring. >> no, it hasn't. but the latest fbi information sure has made it a lot more exciting. attorney general loretta lynch and fbi director james comey have had their first face-to-face meeting since the e-mail controversy reignited. >> the brief conversation on monday has been described as cordial. comey's decision to alert congress about a new batch of e-mails linked to hillary
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clinton's longtime aide so close to the election drew intense criticism, but a source says lynch still has confidence in comey to handle the case. and we are getting the first look at donald trump's larger-than-life portrait. he bought this six-foot-tall painting of himself for $20,000, reportedly paid for it with charity money from his foundation. the photos were just released by the artist, a speed painter, who completed the portrait in about five minutes. >> it's going to be a really busy day on the campaign trail today. hillary clinton is campaigning in the west with events in arizona and las vegas and tim kaine is spending the day with supporters in iowa. donald trump, in the meantime, holding three rallies in three florida cities. mike pence making stops in arizona and new mexico. now to breaking news from the plains where an earthquake has shaken parts of oklahoma and kansas. the 4.5 quake was centered not far from pawnee, oklahoma.
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it was the fifth quake of the day in oklahoma that measured at least 2 in magnitude. no reports of damage or injuries. the sudden increase in the number of quakes in oklahoma has been linked to fracking. the explosion of a pipeline in alabama is expected to raise gas prices on the east coast. that pipeline is now shut down. it supplies a third of the gas to the east coast. just two months ago a leak on that same pipeline led to days of dry pumps and price hikes in the southeast. officials say that they hope to have the line restored by the end of the week, but analysts say it could be as long as a month. shifting our focus overseas and to weather, which is halting the advance on mosul by iraqi forces. high humidity and clouds have obscured the view of aircraft as well as drones. the troops had been checking every building for booby traps and explosive devices that may have been left behind by isis. cell service, we should tell you, has been restored to mosul after it was cut off by islamic
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fighters, but fully retaking mosul, we're told, could take several months. now to breaking news unfolding in iowa. two police officers have been shot and killed on the job. they were killed in two separate shootings in the des moines area. the officers were from separate departments. police are calling it an ambush-style attack saying the first officer was shot while sitting in hit patrol car and a second officer was shot while responding to the first officer's shooting. a manhunt is under way for a suspect or suspects. the first officer worked for the urbandale police department. the second for the department in des moines. again, two police officers killed in an attack in iowa. stay with abc news for the latest on this breaking news story. we'll have new details coming up on "good morning america." and pope francis says the church's ban on female priests is not changing. on his trip home from sweden francis was asked about women being ordained. he said the last word on the issue came from pope john paul ii back in 1994. that was when john paul who is
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now a saint wrote that the church has no authority whatsoever to ordain women. francis said john paul's statement was clear and that it remains in place. the women's ordination conference, a group that promotes female priesthood said in a statement they are profoundly disappointed by the pope's comments and called the document the pope referred to as outdated. back here at home, some records are out of date after today's temperatures as we welcome in november. daily record highs could fall today in texas and up to ohio, 83 in dallas. 71 in kansas city and 85 in memphis and unseasonably warmer on the east coast today. d.c. looking beautiful. 76 and high 60s in new york and boston on this november 2nd we should remind you. it was a special night here in new york city, that is because the annual stand-up for heroes fund-raiser was held. >> yeah, and this is something we're particularly proud of because bob woodruff there and
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his wife lee, they formed it after bob was injured covering the war in iraq in 2006. in its ten years it has raised more than $33 million to support wounded service members and their families. >> bruce springsteen continued his tradition of performing at the event every year since it's been held. >> and it's doing very well. well, still ahead, new numbers out this morning about thanksgiving travel and why you shouldn't wait to book that flight. and also new this morning, the orlando shooter's wife is speaking out for the first time. what she says about living in fear and how she avoids the public eye. plus, the cubs' dominating performance. full highlights of game six ahead from espn.
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the wife of the orlando nightclub killer says she had no idea her husband planned the rampage. 49 people died and dozens were wounded in the june massacre before police killed the gunman. noor salman is speaking out for the very first time telling "the new york times" the crime has left her afraid. salman says she has moved three times since the killings to stay out of the public eye. and the ex-wife of a man accused of leaving his son in a hot car to die has taken the stand to defend him. leanna taylor told jurors that ross harris destroyed her life but she said he never would have harmed their son. prosecutors say harris intentionally left the boy to die in that car because he wanted a child-free life. his attorneys say harris forgot the child. a pretrial hearing in bill
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cosby's sexual assault case continues today near philadelphia. a judge is deciding if a deposition in a 2005 lawsuit should be admitted into this case. cosby's lawyers say he made what could be damaging statements after being told he would not be charged. the 79-year-old faces up to ten years in prison if convicted. right now he is free on bail. >> well only three weeks to go until the thanksgiving getaway gets underway. if you're flying, you can expect more company. new numbers released at midnight show 27 million passengers will travel on u.s. airlines over the thanksgiving holiday. that is up about 2.5% from last year. the busiest days for air travel, sunday, the 27th as everybody flies back home, thanksgiving, the lightest day for travel. and if you're planning to fly, buy your tickets soon. we checked with airfare prediction app hopper which
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shows round trip tickets for the holiday are averageing about $312 and that's nearly $100 more than usual for fares and they intelligence do go up $4 a day or about $6 a day closer to thanksgiving. and the good news is if you still need to book a christmas flight, there may be some fare sales on cyber monday. >> just a few bucks a day. i'm not so sure i believe that. also this thanksgiving, a decades old tradition is getting a modern touch. the butterball turkey help line has been fielding calls during the run-up to thanksgiving for 30 years, but this year for the first time you can text the turkey experts for your last-minute baking tips. they're going to also be available on social media. >> wow. when we come back, the mystery illness cropping up across the country. it's now linked to its first death. doctors now say they may know what the disease is. >> a bus careens into this. it caught on several angles. what happens here.
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these giant boulders blocked one of the main entrances to yosemite national park yesterday. crews spent the day drilling holes into the boulders to place explosives so that the rocks could be blasted apart for removal. the road has since been re-opened. well, let's hope it's a little smoother driving today. that road will be dry, though, we should mention, conditions will be wet further north along the oregon and washington coast. same thing from the southwest across the southern plains and all the way to the great lakes. if you're flying, airport delays are possible in chicago. well, investigators have begun looking into a deadly bus accident in baltimore. >> yeah, six people were killed when a school bus crashed into the side of a municipal bus. the 67-year-old driver of the school bus was among those killed. there are no skid marks in the road to indicate the driver tried braking. the only other person on that school bus was an aide. she suffered minor injuries and is expected to provide crucial clues about exactly what
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happened during that crash. and take a look at this. it's a san antonio bus driver hanging on as he slams into a house. the bus had been t-boned by a pick uptruck and the bus driver suffered a shoulder injury. it sent it barreling through the fence of a nearby home. the 18-year-old at the wheel was cited for driving without a license. we've got new concerns about a spinal cord illness in the pacific northwest. the condition may be to blame for for the death of a 6-year-old in seattle. one of nine children treated in washington state this fall. doctors say the cases could be a rare illness known as afm, acute flaccid myelitis. it begins with weak ness in the limbs, loss of reflexes and possible paralysis all within hours. 89 cases reported in 33 states this year. >> scary stuff. the first rankings for the college football playoff are out. alabama is number one followed by clemson, michigan and texas a&m.
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>> no doubt that will be controversy. as for baseball, this session is going the distance and highlights from espn now. >> good morning, america. there will be a game seven. it will be in cleveland. it will be wednesday. if you don't believe me, check out these highlights. this is game six. cleveland looking to join its cavs as being champions of its professional league. addison russell, looking to make a 3-0 lead 7-0. youngest player with a world series slam since mickey mantle. joe maddon taking a lot of heat from bringing in aroldis chapman with a big lead. but, listen, joe's won a lot more games than you or i and i know he wins that one. so there will be a game seven in cleveland. let's go to the great northwest. stop on everett street. tell them neil and stan sent
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♪ time for "the pulse" and we're going to start with what's become something of a post-halloween tradition. you're not a big fan of it but some might say it's for better or worse. >> yes, for the sixth year in a row, our friend jimmy kimmel invited viewers to record their kids' reactions after telling them they had eaten all their halloween candy. >> i ate all of your halloween candy and there's no more left. [ crying ] >> what happened? what? >> my candy is gone! >> i ate it all! >> i ate all your halloween candy. >> what? oh.
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good morning bay area. let's get going. >> good morning. it is wednesday. november 12 end. >> we have jessica castro here and alexis smith and meteorologist mike nicco. >> good morning. first out of the gate we have fog. >> mainly in the north bay. good morning everyone. live doppler hd is showing quarter-mile visibility around petaluma and east washington street. can you see petaluma boulevard socked in with fog. the 40s have materialized. low-to-mid 60s at noon. low-to-upper 60s with total sunshine. grab the sunglasses. we will look how you should dress next. alexis smith? >> you mentioned fog in the north bay but we have dry pavement. i hope today better on the
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roads. only one blocking issue eastbound highway 4 in pittsburg area before loveridge a three car crash in the clean up stages. i don't think it will turn into a backup. we will see officer we can find fog on the traffic cameras next. >> overnight at a bart station downtown in san francisco this was an explosion. for a brief time it shut down the station. >> here is amy hollyfield. commuters are arriving? >> good morning all back to normal. can you see the station the escalator is running. the gate is open. bart said this is cautionary a week before the election there is a bart measure on the ballot. they had to shut down montgomery county station before midnight because of an explosion on the third rail. smoke was billowing over a train that passed over. the train was damaging.
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it was confusing for passengers. [ inaudible ] we wondered what was happen, and there was smoke. we got out. >> bart pet put out the fire. the fire department checked out the situation. the train was taken out of service because it was damaged. the track has been repaired. bart said problems like this will continue to plague the 44-year-old system in repairs are -- not made. they need the $3.5 billion bond going toward upgrades but credits say it is rewarding a system that needs to be head accountable. it will be on the ballot in san francisco, alameda and contra costa county.


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