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eastern iowa athletic trainer is battling a rare cancer -- but she's still working hard for the team -- and th plus... protests over the dakota access pipeline has officers from different states coming in to help. and between taxes, 401k, mortgages and savings accounts; figuring out your finances is never easy. thankfully there's an iowa fifth grader to turn to. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today
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good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. freeze warnings and frost advisories continue over us through mid-morning for temperatures that are down below
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is 20-30 degrees colder than this point yesterday morning... kind of big change! winds are very light and we have mainly clear skies... the perfect conditions for cold temps... and we stay cool... highs will climb into the 50s today with south winds only 5 to 10 tomorrow. i'll have those details in a few minutes. morning... donald trump is denying claims that he actually did what he talked about on that access hollywood videotape. several women are now coming forward with sexual assault allegations. trump denies them all. tracie potts is in washington with more on that plus the latest on the "he was like an octopus - he new york times that happened when she sat next to donald trump on a plane. pageant contestants...
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"he turned to me and embraced me and gave me a kiss on the lips and i remember being one in south florida where trump rallies today. nbc has not verified their claims. the trump campaign denies any of it ever happened, and questions why the women waited years - until weeks before the election - to report it. "he doubled down on his excuse that it's just locker room talk. after he said that, trump says the allegations are distracting from leaked emails from hillary clinton's aides. the latest wikileaks documents show conversations that trump calls "anti- catholic" and downplaying terror. "the wikileaks emails show the department of justice fed campaign
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get trump elected. an anti-trump union rally is planned here in washington this afternoon. they're protesting how trump treated works in las vegas. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. the president of a group dedicated to electing republicans says she's done. melissa republican women has resigned. she says she can no longer support donald trump. this week -- she said she plans to work hard for other republican candidates but cannot fulfill the mission of electing republicans at all levels of government with that he doesn't believe in mwoen's safety, in women's equality and women's rights. the group says it stands by
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their conservative values if elected. developing overnight... the pentagon says the u-s military has launched airstrikes in yemen this morning. this follows two incidents this week. twice -- missiles were fired at u-s navy ships. the ships were not hit. the pentagon says the targets they went after this morning appear to have been destroyed. authorities say a wrong-way driver is responsible for a deadly crash. the accident happened near pleasant hill tuesday nigh. car was going west in the eastbound lanes. the car collided with an s-u-v... killing one passenger in the car. the two people in the s-u-v were taken to the hospital. an iowa man is accused of severely beating a woman. michael kelley, of west branch, is now facing charges. he's being held in the cedar county jail. the woman was found in his bedroom and had to be taken to the hospital. she's remains in critical condition this morning. a staff member at an eastern iowa school is diagnosed with mumps.
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worker at bryant elementary in dubuque is now the sixth person to come down with the virus in the district since the beginning of september. new this morning... battling cancer isn't slowing her down... an eastern iowa athletic trainer says her job is helping her get better. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us emily link is wartburg's athletic trainer.. . this football season she's workingto the team safe.. emily is doing all this while battling a rare form of thyroid cancer. she says earlier this year... she went in for her yearly doctor's appointment.. that's when doctors found a tumor in her neck that was about the size of the palm of her hand.... wartburg football players says they are rallying behind
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" immediately what i thought was if there's anybody who could get through it, it would be emily." "just knowing what she's going through it makes you kind of suck it up out here you know." doctors did remove emily's tumor in her neck... she is not in remission yet... they are still checking to see if the cancer spread anywhere else... but emily tells me she loves what she does... she says she was but the team has made things easier... we've got you covered live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. this week... emily is starting a diet as part of her cancer treatment... one of the football players who is out with an injury says he's going to do the diet with her to in continuing coverage... officers need extra help. people are still protesting over a
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sent to north dakota to help with the protests there. this all surrounding the dakota access pipeline. before getting any help -- north dakota officers were standing a post for nearly two months... "they're tired, they're encforcement officers in ihghly stressed situations have done things that in hindsight should not have been done." been arrested since august for protesting. the u-s army corps of engineers files a response to a lawsuit over the dakota access pipeline. in it -- the corps say they followed the rules when they went over the permits for water crossings and did not break any federal laws. the corps says its process was not flawed -- which is what the north dakota tribes have been claiming. most iowans wanted more vetting of the dakota access pipeline before construction started. that's according to a new des
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poll. more than half of those polled say the pipeline has not received studied enough. iowa state and the board of regents are backing a plan to use school money -- to help improve a city-owned airport. the plan has i-s-u making annual payments of up to 74-thousand dollars for the next 20 years -- about 1 point three million dollars. it'll build a larger terminal at the ames airport and would offer nicer items to pilots and passengers. a facelift could be in order for the home of the hawkeyes. being asked to approve a nearly 90-million dollar renovation to kinnick stadium's north end zone. the project would replace it with an upper and lower level -- two general admission concourses -- and a premium club level. that club level could also be he many be in elementary school but a young iowa entrepreneur is already planning for his financial
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jodi whitworth has this story. alright this looks like the perfect spot and caleb kitterman would know were about to put gumballs into time having two this 10-year-old turned businessman's love for the machine came a couple years ago... when he's dad wanted to teach him about finances well i didnt know where we that's when the father son duo got creative when caleb was little he was actually true together they book i did the illustration and dad did the typing about the importance of assets, savings and investments.
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other fifth graders become money smart too im hoping it gets published hundred by the end of the month in order for his books to hit the shelves. about my retirement first day on the business... but taking note of his for but then later on i realize i should be super grateful for teach you so always lie
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caleb and his dad hope to display it in public and elementary school libraries across the state. it's coming up on today in iowa.... want to live longer? a new study says you should take a crack at pokemon go if you haven't already. plus... just because it's headed to the landfill doesn't mean it's trash. this morning -- we're takin we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7
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vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and helped build a homeless shelter for women and children,
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then in congress, blum broke his word and kept all the pay. now he wants to cut social security and raise the retirement age.
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complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras are clear this morning and we will stay sunny today and even through tomorrow before a chance of rain tracks in for saturday. freeze warnings and frost advisories blanket the area with very cold temperatures... they have dropped below freezing in many locations across our viewing area... with even colder readings to u huge change from this time yesterday morning... 20-30 degrees colder than yesterday morning as that front tracked through the state. winds are very light but will turn to the south today as high pressure tracks to the east. this will allow the next system to track through the plains... and the winds will pick up by tomorrow afternoon. it stays cool for the next couple of days... highs
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part in the midwest and plains today with warmer temperatures building ahead of the next system in the plains for tomorrow. it will be cool over us due to the chilly start.. highs will make it only into the low to mid 50s this afternoon with sunny skies and mainly light winds. we could have some patchy frost tonight with lows back into the mid to upper 30s, but we will also have a few more clouds. tomorrow will be mostly sunny and back to seasonal levels with hi i the 60s.. and we aim for the 70s for the weekend and into next week. showers and storms will track through saturday, saturday night, sunday night and monday night into tuesday. we should be dry during the day for sunday and monday. it's coming up on today in be dry during the day for sunday
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it's coming up on today in iowa.... landfills are usually the final resting place for things we no longer need... but one landfill in iowa is trying to change that... proving that some trash can be treasured. plus... this is not your usual call for help. a tortoise on the run. stay with k-w-w-l, we've got you covered.
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i'm chuck grassley, and i approve this message. my dad raised thirteen children, was married for nearly seventy years and fought for our country in world war ii. but, he never got his medals and he tried for years. he finally called senator grassley's office. they got dad his medals.
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awareness month. and a new study finds small business owners are the most vulnerable to cyber attacks. 78 percent of small business owners still don't have a cyber attack
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least one type of cyber attack. about 60 percent of those who did fall victim to it, said it took longer than a month to bounce a couple recalls to tell you about this morning. toyota is recalling more than 3-hundred- thousand cars because of a potentially deadly brake issue. the global recall includes 20-16 and 20-17 toyota prius sedans they say there is a possibility the parking brake could stop working -- causing the car to roll away and cause a crash. toyota dealers will fix the about three- thousand mamas and papas strollers are being recalled. this involves the armadillo flip and armadillo flip x-t strollers. a loose latch can cause the seat to tip back unexpectedly when a baby is in the parent-facing position. there have been ten reports of seats tipping back... thankfully -- no injuries reported. a new study suggests you could live longer by playing pokemon go. researchers found that people
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researchers say this could impact your overall health - but only if you continue to be that active. they say that's a big "if". we all know the saying "one person's trash is another person's treasure.." now an iowa landfill is making sure none of those treasures end up in the trash. the landfill in clear lake now has can directly donate their goods to the nearby habitat for humanity restore. part of the profits from that store go towards building and repairing homes for families in need. "its people wanting to do teh right thing and i think it's just convenience. they are able to bring it out here and instead of putting it in the landfill, there's a convenient drop off center for them." the landfill's habitat for humanity donation room will officially open today with a
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shell and leaves home. setting off a slow-speed chase. police in texas say 48-year-old sheldon here actually moves more quickly than you might think. they found him about a hundred yards from his yard. the challenge was getting that big boy back home. "i've been to a, to a reptile pound turtle i can guarantee you that." teamwork did the trick and sheldon's
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nobel prize for literature. he is awarded for quote "having created new poetic expressions within the great american song tradition." the new york times says he is the first american to win since the novelist toni morrison in 1993. storm track seven meteorologist
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president on the campaign trail for his wife in eastern iowa... but his voice isn't the only one heard during his speech. protesters are heard shouting at him. plus -- a debate about school busing going all the way to court. should a school have to bus kids if their parents have a disability? hard to believe -- some say these caterpillars are vicious and people are being warned about them this morning. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is
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forecast. freeze warnings and frost advisories continue over us through mid-morning for temperatures that are down below freezing in many areas this morning...which is 20-30 degrees colder than this point yesterday morning... kind of big change! winds are very light and we have mainly clear skies... the temps... and we stay cool... highs will climb into the 50s today with south winds only 5 to 10 mph. we stay chilly tonight but we start another warm up tomorrow. i'll have those details in a few minutes. the big story this morning -- the big chill. you'll notice it when you walk
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cold in months. heartland farms spent time yesterday covering pumpkins. we got big plastic tarps to cold night no worries we've been through this before. meteorologist eileen loan is tracking the chilly temps this morning. she'll have the storm track seven forecast for us coming up shortly. this morning -- we're taking a live look out of waverly. we're under a freeze rn through 9 a-m. decision 2016: today, former president bill clinton is in mount vernon -- campaigning for his wife. last night, he spoke at the national cattle congress in waterloo. he talked about a number of issues -- including jobs, making education more affordable and what he sees as one of the key differences devoted to dividing this country, to distracting the voters and to demonizing all their opponents
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right?" at one point last night -- a protester interrupted his speech. you're a rapist! see what i mean? you're a rapist. now wait wait wait. you're a rapist. give that guy a hand they've had a very bad week at the trump campaign (applause) were then escorted out. the former president speaks at cornell college today. the doors open at noon. his wife is in las vegas -- campaigning there 26 days before the election. the democratic presidential nominee says her opponent now has a scorched-earth strategy -- and is offering nothing but negativity... "donald trump has given zero. gall to criticize a country that you won't lift a finger to
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she'll be in california later today for a fundraiser. donald trump is focusing on florida right now. he urged his supporters to register to vote -- after a judge extended a deadline in florida after hurricane matthew. he talked a lot about the hacked you know what i want to have free trade too but i want to because we have lost our jobs, we've o trillion dollars. we don't make our product anymore. trump has another florida rally today -- before moving on to ohio. less than a month from election day, we're putting a face to the electoral college. those responsible for casting electoral votes after the popular vote comes in. jim whitmer is an electoral voter for the republican party in iowa. he'll vote for trump if trump
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the electoral college is what decides who our next president responsibility, it really is, because there's something like 300 million people in this responsiblitiy, and i'm absolutely honored to be able to do it." the number of electoral votes you get matches the number of members you have in congress -- so iowa has six. for more decision 2016 coverage, check out the latest blog from kwwl political analyst and uni associate professor, dr. chris larimer. there's a link to that on our website kwwl dot com. new this morning... we are in the middle of the college football season.... one eastern iowa team is rallying behind someone who is always on the sidelines looking out for them... kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waverly... you can tell us about the wartburg football team's
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right now emily link is working almost every day at wartburg college... her job as the athletic trainer is to be at the football practices and games... keeping the players safe. she says her job is what's helping her get through her battle with cancer. nat of football day out... preparing for the next game... but there's one person on the sidelines who's also a fighter.... (nat of tape) emily link is the team's athletic trainer... this season.... she's battling a rare form of thyroid cancer.... " i had my yearly physical exam
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emily from doing what she loves.. she's still working long hours. "8:30 in the morning until 7, 7:30 at night." "just knowing what she's going through it makes you kind of anything, you can use that as some ectra motivation." "yeah emily's been taking really her... "she doesn't take any "she's such an amazing person." " immediately what i thought was if there's anyone who could geth emily still doesn't know if she's in remission yet... but in a way she's already won.... (nat sound: high five...) so you can get an idea of how much the team supports emily.. one football player whose out with an injury says this week
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he's going to do the diet with her to show his support. we've got you covered live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. emily says the tumor that was in her neck was about the size of her palm... doctors did remove it... but right now they are checking to against the backdrop of breast cancer awareness month, new research this morning -- suggesting mammograms are researchers say since screening mammography began, the number of women diagnosed with small tumors is up dramatically as the number diagnosed with larger tumors has dropped. they say that suggests over diagnosis of small tumors that would have otherwise never progressed. some are criticizing that study spoonful... "the basic process of looking hard for early forms of disease problems. we're not sure which
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this year alone -- about a quarter of a million women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the u-s. a school district and a mom are going toe-to-toe right now over the walk to school. a family in georgia lives within the school's walk zone. in other words -- the kids are too close to be bused. but their mother is blind. violated. the school district says it doesn't extend to the children of people with disabilities. "these kids are new to this neighborhood and the school has made it to where they can't get to school." the students went to school the first week -- because their dad able to take off work to get in court this afternoon. a cute caterpillar is anything
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the kind they're worried about in new orleans can sting you. a bite from the bug can cause a severe allergic reaction... a caterpillar, and the ceratpillar bite was much more painful than the snake bite." one thing that could help is the coldea once the temps dip. extra eyes on the road in elk run heights. some wonder if the city should look at other options. the city council approved an ordinance that would allow for speed cameras -- one along lafayette road near city hall. and another on gilbertville road. the speed limit in those it, is we haven't tried some of the other alternatives. a couple speed bumps through town, the speed signs with your speed underneath them. let's try a
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most drastic measure we can take." under a proposed contract -- a company would initially charge the city a little more than 18 dollars per paid ticket until the company's 240- thousand dollar investment is paid off. then all remaining revenue goes to the city. one teenagerom young girl. she was just about to have a heartbreaking moment. a nine-year-old was performing at a football game in san antonio last weekend. the other cheerleaders were joined by their fathers and lifted onto their shoulders. but her father could not be there -- because he's training at an air force base that's when a high school "i ran down from the bleachers her and i said 'are you ok?'" "and then i realized what he was doing and my heart just melted. it was just the most
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two could become fast friends. there's still much more to come on today in iowa: in ten minutes -- a gift... for sh crime sees a bigger issue in front of him. plus -- a puppy rescue in high water... and we're not just talking about one puppy. the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is up next. "you're watching kwwl,
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it's troubling. congressman blum actually co-sponsored a bill that could make it legal for a woman to be fired just for being pregnant. and blum tried to defund planned parenthood, even though women depend on it for critical care, like cancer screenings. i was diagnosed with breast cancer, and i know it was early detection that made a difference. it's not a political issue.
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forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl s team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras are clear this morning and we will stay sunny today and even through tomorrow before a chance of rain tracks in for saturday. freeze warnings and frost advisories blanket the area with very cold temperatures... they have dropped below freezing in many locations across our viewing area... with even colder readings to our west. this is all a
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morning... 20-30 degrees colder than yesterday morning as that front tracked through the state. winds are very light but will turn to the south today as high pressure tracks to the east. this will allow the next system to track through the plains... and the winds will pick up by tomorrow afternoon. it stays cool for the next couple of days... highs in the 50s and 60s for the most part in the midwest and plains today with warmer temperatures building aheof the next system in the plains for tomorrow. it will be cool over us due to the chilly start.. highs will make it only into the low to mid 50s this afternoon with sunny skies and mainly light winds. we could have some patchy frost tonight with lows back into the mid to upper 30s, but we will also have a few more clouds. tomorrow will be mostly sunny and back to seasonal levels with highs in the 60s.. and
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weekend and into next week. showers and storms will track through saturday, saturday night, sunday night and monday night into tuesday. we should be dry during the day for sunday and monday. on the way this morning: the first day on the job can be and monday. on the way this morning: the first day on the job can be stressful, right? not for this young man on the ice. he's taking the hockey world by storm -- and he's now played one game. plus -- to protect, serve and sometimes shop. police deliver a bag of groceries to someone they were called to investigate.
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vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and helped build a homeless shelter for women and children, but multi-millionaire blum promised he'd take only half his salary. then in congress, blum broke his word and kept all the pay. now he wants to cut social security and raise the retirement age.
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this morning. we're under a freeze warning. you'll notice how cold it is when you walk out the door. we haven't had a morning this cold in months. military has launched airstrikes in yemen this morning. this follows two incidents this week where missiles were fired at u-s the pentagon says the targets they went after this morning appear to have been destroyed. bob dylan has won this year's nobel prize for literature -- according to the swedish academy. we're taking a live look out of sweden this morning. he is awarded for quote "having
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tradition." this is one way to break the ice as a newcomer. a rookie hockey player scores four goals in his debut. a hat trick and then some from the number one pick in the n-h-l draft. toronto's auston matthews has a night to remember. a record four goals in his s n-h-l game. toronto still lost to ottawa 5-4. from shoplifting to lifting your spirits -- this next story has it all. it all starts with a 19-year-old stealing crackers from a gas station in green bay. police say the young man felt guilty -- so he came back, said he'd pay for it -- and then waited for officers to show up.
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food. the officer offered to pay for the crackers, but he said no. so instead -- a few days later, his apartment. "he's a student who holds a part time job, and if you've just thought hopefully i could make a difference in his life, help him get a leg up because it was obvious to me that he was making an effort himself." the young man was also given a written warning for shoplifting, but officer's gift. crews reached high and low to save people and pets during hurricane matthew. here's another example. they saved more than a dozen puppies from a flooded animal shelter. they pulled most of the pooches from a truck that was stranded
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we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm
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send to u-s troops. the iowa cookie crumbs at a council bluffs church achieved that milestone this week. each month the group sends homemade cookies to troops all tuesday's shipment included nearly 13-thousand cookies. eileen is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. not as windy, but it will be cool today with highs in the low to mid 50s. back to series of fronts will keep chances of storms
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night into tuesday. thanks for joining us, th good morning.g us, th the accused. at least four women have come forward claiming donald trump touched them inappropriately. some claim going back decades. >> he was like an octopus, like place. >> a claim of pageant contestas ntclaiming he walked in on them as they were dressing, trump denying all of the allegations and threatening to sue as the actress who trump made lewd comments about gave an exclusive interview. >> do you accept his apology? >> that was an interesting apology. >> bracing overnight. a u.s. war ship launches missiles into yemen, retaliation

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