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lan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education. good morning, america. this morning, touchdown in tokyo. president trump arriving for the start of his 13-day asia trip. with a message of strength. >> we dominate the sky. we dominate the sea. we dominate the land and space. >> teeing up an ambitious agenda. what he hopes to accomplish. what our new poll says about his approval rating and the loyalty of his base. spilling secrets. >> i'm with her. >> the tell-all new book by dnc interim chair donna brazile. how she reportedly considered removing clinton from the ticket after her collapse at the 9/11 memorial.
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who was the candidate that would have replaced her? would it have made a difference in the election? fraternity death. a pledge at fsu dies after a night of partying. >> they determined the person to be deceased. all attempts to revive the person were unsuccessful. >> the phi kappa phi pledge. whoot we're learning about the history of allegations. and alec baldwin backlash. the actor taking heat. after commenting about rose mcgowan and her claims against harvey weinstein. was it victim blaming? why baldwin is taking a twitter break. no. no. any way, we were talking about something else. good morning. paula is off. very happy to have diane macedo at the desk. you know, you're joining us on the best morning of the year the bah morning news anchor. because it was fall back overnight. end of daylight savings time. ev
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mood. lk at him. >> he wants another hour. >> it's all relative. let's start with the news. and the president overseas. >> he landed in japan a few hours ago. the first stop of a trip that will take him to five countries. there he is talking to the u.s. troops stationed in japan. he tweeted out a video of him golfing with the japanese prime minister, shinzo abe. meanwhile, the president's political problems persist. look at the new poll from abc news and "the washington post." showing just 37% of americans approve of trump's job performance. the lowest of any president nine months into office since polling began in 1946. >> his support is not dropping much among his base. 91 pgt of trump voters say they would support him again. just 5% off april's number. we have team coverage. we start with cecilia vega who is traveling with the president in tokyo. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, diane, good morning to you. also in that poll, 67% of
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americans say they don't trust president trump to act responsibly in his handling of north korea. white house aides say north korea is the president's number one priority on this trip. his goal? to ramp up pressure on pyongyang. overnight, the president and first lady landing in tokyo. the tarmac packed with troops. cheering on their commander in chief. the president signed photos of himself before pitting on a military bomber jacket at the air base. >> i like this better. you can have my jacket. just -- >> reporter: and delivering remarks that set the stage for his five-country diplomatic tour. >> we dominate the sky. we dominate the sea. we dominate the land and space. rar. >> reporter: a mince-no-words show of force. he never mentioned north korea. he said the u.s. stands ready to fight. >> no one, no dictator, no regime, and no nation should
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underestimate ever american resolve. every once in awhile in the past, they underestimated us. it was not pleasant for them, was it? >> reporter: on air force one, the president said we'll meet with russia's president vladimir putin. saying we want his help with north korea. he'll also sit down with xi jinping. reporters asked president trump if he was at a disadvantage with xi's new position of power. the president interrupted and said, excuse me. so am i. adding we're going in with tremendous strength. before the meetings, a round of golf with japanese prime minister shinzo abe. a reciprocal invitation after they hit the links earlier in mar-a-lago this year. their bond on display. the two leaders autographing custom hats that said, donald
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greater. the president and prime minister abe played nine holes of golf. we're told they did not keep score. but they did talk about north korea. on the way over here, on air force one, the president was asked about the grueling schedule. how he's going to manage it. guys, he said, quote, it is grueling. fortunately, historically, that has not been a problem for me. i will stay fresh. that's a quote. >> we know you'll be with them. hope you stay fresh as well. on your travels. thanks, cecilia. now the other big political story this morning. the bombshells contained in a new memoir from former dnc chair donna brazile. >> brazile reportedly considered replacing hillary clinton on the top of the democratic ticket just two months before the election. gloria riviera is in washington with more. >> reporter: good morning, dan. that is not all. in addition to saying she thought about replacing hillary clinton, long-time democratic leader donna brazile is blasting her
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oen party for hat she says are failings on just about every level. from a flawed candidate. a doomed campaign she tried, in vain, she writes, to save. this morning, new bombshell allegations from dnc interim chair donna brazile. revealing she thought about dropping hillary clinton from the 20 the 16 democratic ticket. in excerpts from her new memoir, released by "the washington post," brazile said she seriously concerned party insider's suggestions to put someone else on the the ticket after clinton fainted at a 9/11 event just two months before the election. again and again, i thought about joe biden. she writes. considering the historical importance of a female candidate, i could not make good on that threat to replace her. other shocking allegations, include secret deals with the dnc and fund-raising funneled to clinton at bernie sanders' expense. brazile contends the anemic clinton campaign cut
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deal with debbie wasserman schultz to control its pocketbook. this was not a criminal act. she writes. but as i saw it, it compromised the party's integrity. these new allegations are giving president trump fuel to attack. the president tweeting on friday -- brazile just stated the dnc rigged the system to illegally steal the primary. bought and paid for by crooked h. this is real collusion and dishonesty. brazile tweeting back with the hashtag, not what i said. in a clip released on social media, the president telling cheryl atkinson this. >> but, what happened to bernie sanders with the dnc, spearheaded by the clintons, and according to the new book by donna brazile was horrible. >> reporter: we have heard from top staffers from the clinton campaign. they responded to brazile in a lengthy post. they say they are shocked at her allegations and they do not recognize the campaign she describes in her book. dan? diane? >> let's bring in george
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would have president trump promoting her book so aggressively. >> no, but she'll be our first guest this morning. >> let's talk about the revelations and allegations in her boom. did she have the power as the chair of the dnc to remove hillary clinton from the top of the ticket? what does this story say about the state of the democratic party? >> not on her own. she didn't have the power to replace hillary clinton on her own. sorry, my ear piece is falling out there. she would have had the ability to get the process in motion. to consult with other leaders in the party. and kick it over to the dnc. as she says in the book, she didn't actually move that process along. but had this period of about a day where she was speculating in her own mind, musing about who would be the best ticket to replace hillary clinton and tim kaine. and she came upon the idea that it would be joe biden and cory booker. she says in the book she believes they would have won the election. >> what about the state of the democratic party? >> you see it in the reaction of donna's book. it's a divided party
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there's a lot of second-guessing and recriminations over last year's campaign. most democrats believe it was a campaign that should have won. that was supposed to win. they'll also say, got the popular vote but didn't get enough in the electoral college. right now, the democratic party has been hollowed out under barack obama. there's a lot of nervousness ahead of these elections on tuesday, especially the virginia governor's election, which is very close right now. >> it will be interesting to see if change will come about. i want to get to the poll. beyond his historically approval ratings, the majority of respondents say they don't think trump has the right temperament. not honest. not empathetic. not a good dealmaker. yet his base is holding. what? >> people tend to pick a team and stick with it. the president has focused all of his poti
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cultivating the base. that said, 37% is historically low. as our poll says, no other president in modern times has had numbers like that. he's got poll numbers that low at a time when the economy is basically booming. 4% unemployment. record highs in the stock market. the president has to be concerned about what will happen if there is any kind of economic downturn. will the bottom fall out? >> george, thank you. really appreciate it. i want to remind people. george has a big show this morning. he will, as we mentioned, speak with donna brazile about her new book. congressman mark meadows and congressman peter king will weigh in on the republican tax plan on "this week." right here on abc. thank you, george. >> thanks, george. a wild story involving kentucky senator rand paul who is recovering this morning after being attacked at his home. >> a spokesman says the senator was blindsided in this assault.
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kenneth moton is in washington with the latest. kenneth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan and diane. senator rand paul no stranger to political fights. here in washington. he likely was not expecting a physical altercation in his front yard. here's what we know. the junior senator from kentucky says a neighbor tackled him from behind on his property. in warren county. reportedly while the senator was mowing his lawn. he didn't even see it coming. a police report says paul was knocked to the ground. the impact causing injuries to his face and possibly his ribs, since he had trouble breathing. paul was checked out by a doctor after his office said, quote, he was blindsided. a spokesperson said senator paul is fine. that neighbor, 59-year-old rene boucher was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault. no details on what the encounter was about or if it was politically motivated. there have been security
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concerns for members of congress. after the shooting at the baseball practice a few months ago. rand paul, outspoken, a recent defender of president trump's policies. the white house says it's aware of the attack and working to see if any federal laws were broken. dan and diane? >> glad the senator is doing okay this morning. thank you. we move to florida where an fsu fraternity finds itself suspended as police investigate the death of a pledge. >> police say the 20-year-old died after a party. abc's eva pilgrim joins us now with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. another college frat party turned fatal. a pledge found dead. this time, at florida state. it's once again raising tough questions about greek life, alcohol, and hazing. this morning, a florida state university fraternity shut down. a pledge found dead. after a night of partying. >> unfortunately, when medical emergency personnel got here, along with tpd, they determined the person to be deceased. all attempts to revive the
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person were unsuccessful. >> reporter: authorities confirm the pi kappa phi fraternity threw an offcampus house party here thursday night. 10:30 friday morning, the brothers call for help. police find 20-year-old andrew coffee dead inside the home. the cause? still under investigation. fsu's vice president waiting on more details about the death, releasing a statement saying we will work closely with the tallahassee police department. as it investigates to determine the facts surrounding this case. this incident, the latest in a string of tragedies to hit the greek community. just last week, prosecutors refiling previously dismissed charges against bet that that i that fi brothers at penn state. 19-year-old timothy piazza was found unconscious after apparently falling head first down a flight of stairs after what authorities are calling an alcohol-fueled hazing
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>> nobody should go through this. >> investigators say the brothers waited 12 hours before calling 911. none of the brothers have entered pleas on the new charges. less than a month ago in louisiana, the brothers of phi delta theta were led away. in handcuffs after the hazing death of freshman pledge max gruver. a coroner's report saying gruver's blood-alcohol level, 0.495. six times above the legal driving limit. in the past, pi kappa phi were reprimanded before. each time, either the university impoeszed sanctions or the national office put the fraternity through a remedial action plan. still a lot of questions about what the cause of death was. >> and overall questions about greek life on campus. in this country. eva, thank you. appreciate it. want to take a look at new york city. our own backyard. security is tighter than ever this morning for the marathon. >> the city and state going all out to ensure the safety of 50,000-plus runners.
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and millions of spectators just days after the deadly terror take in lower manhattan. erielle reshef is at the finish line in central park. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan and diane. law enforcement is on high alert after the terror attack earlier this week. here at the finish line, k-9 officers and a heavy police presence. all part of a mass i have show of force across the city. runners taking their marks for the new york city marathon under unprecedented security. less than one week after the deadliest terror attack since 9/11 in the city. >> this year, we're taking extra precautions for obvious reasons. and we're going to be taking those extra precautions all across the system. >> reporter: nearly triple the number of law enforcement personnel keeping a close eye on key sites along the 26-mile route. heavily armed counterterrorism units, k-9s, and snipers across the city. >> we're going through every possibility. >> repor
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coming after the deadly bike path terror rampage that killed eight people in lower manhattan. more than 51,000 runners undeterred. millions expected to flood the city to cheer them on. >> new yorkers are resilient. and, you know, i think they love to make statements. this is a way to make a statement. to come together and show the world that we don't hide. >> reporter: the governor says there is no specific threat to the marathon. all of the added security measures are out of an abundance of caution. dan? diane? >> thank you very much. best of luck to all the runners and spectators today. let's get it over to rob with a look at the weather this morning. hey, rob. >> the weather for the marathon, pretty good. heavy rain last night moving out the. you saw what erielle was wearing. a light jacket. kind of cool and damp. mostly a cross-wind. through the day. if you can run 26 miles, not a bad environment to do that. i can't, for one. we are watching this system. pressing across the eastern corn belt. the great lakes. and we've g
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energy with this. on the point where i think we'll see strong thunderstorms. the sbc has this area highlighted for strong winds. large hail. potentially tornadoes. just south of st. louis, evansville. along the ohio river. south of indianapolis. a lot of these will come, you see 7:00 tonight. 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 tonight. these could be dangerous storms that start to pop when we are in the dark. meanwhile, a flash flood watch in the area. we have seen rain. we'll see another two to three inches. on top of that as these storms co
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>> you didn't watch yesterday. i got wardrobe harassment for my brown suit. which i'm wearing again today. >> is it the same suit? >> i thought you had two brown suits. >> the exact same suit? >> i may wear it for the entire month of november. >> the brown tie. he doubled down. >> i love it. i strongly support you. just so you know. >> staying sharp. >> whoa. >> you know it. it's the extra hour of sleep. >> yeah, yeah. >> chocolate suit. a chocolaty suit. >> let's check in with ron. >> willy wonka. >> any chocolate this the news today? breaking news out of saudi arabia. it's reported dozens of members of the royal family as well as former government ministers were arrested overnight in a new sweeping anti-corruption campaign. the surprise raids being called a show of
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prince there. in a separate incident, saudi arabian forces report they intercepted a ballistic missile fired from yemen. headed toward one of the country's major airports in the capital riyadh. in illinois, an officer with the rockford, illinois, police department has died after he was shot during a traffic stop this morning. he had been with the department only one year. officers responding to the scene where the officer was shot found a crashed car about two blocks away. the person inside the car was dead. and in kentucky, governor matt bevan is calling for any public official or state employee who has ever settled a sexual harassment suit to resign. immediately. this as kentucky house speaker is under investigation for trying to hide sexual harassment claims made against him. he says he has no plans to resign. three other legislators settled claims just last month. and zimbabwe. a court has upheld charges against an american woman accused of plotting to overthrow the government.
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25-year-old martha o'donovan was arrested after she called the president, quote, a selfish and sick man, in a tweet. she's awaiting trial and faces 20 years in prison. college football action saturday. check this out. a nasty helmet. to-helmet collision. how about that? wow. impact knocking the gold paint from notre dame running back deon mcintosh's helmet. fortunately, the helmet the only casualty in the collision. both players okay. fighting irish went on to win, 48-37. finally, a story we meant to bring you yesterday but couldn't because of time constraints. i heard about it on twitter. we heard you. we listened. the houston astros parade. world series champions. there they are. hundreds of thousands of people. this happened on friday. turned out for houston. the victory parade celebrating the astros first ever world series title. on saturday, george springer,
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remember him? jose altuve, and carlos correia paraded down the street in florida. >> the fact that you are yankees fans had nothing to do with that? >> that rumor was going around social media. >> or did we eat up too much time making fun of his suit? >> we wanted to rate is for the video that had mickey mouse and disneyland in it. >> we got to get to the chicken crosses the road story. >> thank you. >> i was kidding. robert, ronald, thank you very much. gentlemen, appreciate it. coming up, a former football player charged with kidnapping his son is now the suspect in his wife's murder. her sister speaking out this morning. alec baldwin getting backlash for what he said about harvey weinstein and that scandal. see the comments causing him to take a break from twitter. and a new study with a fascinating result. why the time of day you get heart surgery could make a huge difference. that's coming up in our "weekend download." much more "gma." keep it here.
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a from abc7 news from this is "good morning washington" update. >> hopefully everyone enjoyed that extra hour of sleep. as you look outside in bethesda, maryland, you can see the darker
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for the remainder of today. 50's,40's and low mid-50's in the d.c. metro. temperatures today topping out in the mid-60's. mostly cloudy skies for the remainder of this afternoon and also for tonight. our next big change of arriving tomorrow, so take the rain gear to work tomorrow and send the kids with a rain jacket. heavy rainfall and potential for thunderstorms. cooler into tuesday and wednesday, with temperatures back in the mid 50's. that is a look at your forecast for today. enjoy the end of your weekend.
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and welcome back to "gma" on a busy sunday. happening right now. president trump, as you can see right there teeing off in tokyo. hitting the links with japanese prime minister shinzo abe. kking off a 13-day trip through asia that will take him to five countries. meanwhile, here at home, a new abc news/"washington post" poll show 37% of americans approve of the president's job performance. but the president is holding on to his base. with 91% of trump voters saying they would support him again. also right now, the last day of freedom for disgraced former congressman anthony weiner. he has to report to federal prison on monday to serve a 21-month sentence for sexting a 15-year-old girl. he'll serve his time a
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and no deal. after last-ditch effort this weekend, sprint and t-mobile have called off talks about a possible merger. the country's third and fourth largest wireless carriers had been in discussions for months about forming what would have been a mobile giant, with more than 100 million subscribers. coming up on the show -- alec baldwin taking so much heat for what he sad about one of harvey weinstein's alleged victims that baldwin is taking a break from twitter. what he said that is making people so angry. but first here. the former pro football player being called the prime suspect in the death of his wife. >> anthony mcclanahan once played for washington state and spent some time with the dallas cowboys. marci gonzalez joins was the latest the. >> reporter: good morning. he played professional football in canada, as well. police are now not saying what they think led to the violent death of the young woman he just married in january.
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focused on him. this morning, police say former professional football player anthony darnell mcclanahan, once signed to the dallas cowboys -- >> there's my baby. >> reporter: -- is now the primary suspect in his wife's death. >> i just wanted people to know what an amazing woman she was. >> reporter: abc affiliate ktvx reporting police were called to this condo early thursday morning by neighbors reporting noise from one of the units. >> we heard moving chairs or furniture above us. >> reporter: investigators say they found 28-year-old keri mcclan man who went by k.c., on the bed with wounds to her throat. her husband is not charged in her death, but is in police custody on a kidnapping charge involving a son from a previous relationship. >> initial reaction. shock, disbelief, you know, we, um, definitely as family, mourned her loss. i want justice for m
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county attorney will review the case for possible charges in keri mcclanahan's death this week. dan and diane? >> a sad story. marci, thank you very much. let's get it back to rob now for another look at the forecast. hey, rob. >> hey, dan. this is where we get the air masses that can be quite different. autumn chill across the northwest. temperatures across the southeast, 10 to 15 if not 20 degrees higher than what they would normally be. look at this north of the front. a difference of 20 to 30 degrees if not more between what is ahead of the front and behind the front. a chilly day in chicago. cold enough for snow in many spots across the northwest. snow almost all the way down to the valley floors. generally speaking, above 1,000 or so feet, you'll see significant accumulations. maybe one or two feet. this cold air
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northwest is eventually going to move east. look at the low temperatures on tuesday. 11 degrees in rapid city. four in fargo. and eventually, this will be getting late week toward the east coast. well see temperatures finally below average. it will start to feel more >> this weather report is brought to you by the american cancer society. notice that no one here is running the new york marathon. although we're there in spirit. we would be there if we didn't have to work. >> not even with the extra hour of sleep. >> after the marathon attack in boston. i said i wanted to run. i'm from boston. my wife said, i don't want to listen to you complain. >> smart woman. smart woman. we
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alec baldwin coming under fire this morning after being accused of victim blaming. he now says he's taking a break from twitter. >> it all surrounds controversial comments he made about rose mcgowan taking a settlement from harvey weinstein after weinstein allegedly raped her. adri adrienne is here with more. >> this is a big story online. he was promoting a book. baldwin began the conversation saying he was sexist. >> you heard the rumor that he raped rose mcgowan. you heard it over and over. we have heard that for decades. nothing was done. >> reporter: this morning, alec baldwin facing backlash after saying why he believed h
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nondisclosure agreement to claim she was raped by weinstein reacting to baldwin on twitter. told you every knew. no one cared. baldwin telling pbs's jeffrey brown why no one saiding in. said anything. >> rose mcgowan took a payment of $100,000 and settled her case. it was for rose mcgowan to prosecute that case. >> reporter: he caused more controversy after saying payouts to victims could delay justice. >> when women take money and are silenced by that money, does it set back the cause of change? that's an issue, i think. >> reporter: mcgowan is not the only one calling out the actor. patricia arquette, whose sister alleged weinstein assaulted her, replied to pbs and baldwin writing, eight women went to lawyers who told them they didn't have a hope against a multimillionaire. that's why they settled. in spns to all of this, bailed winn saying he's taking a break from twitter and was not trying to shift blame. writing my heart goes out to all victims. my goal is to do better in
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equality. baldwin the latest celebrity taking heat. donna karan apologizing on "gma" after saying some women ask for trouble by the way they present themselves. >> first, i want to say how sorry i am. what i said was so wrong and not who i am. >> reporter: back to the case at hand. the nypd is gathering evidence and working with the d.a. on potential rape charges against harvey weinstein in 2010. his representatives maintain any allegations of nonconsensual sex are unequivocally denied by mr. weinstein. >> somewhat not deniable is that we're at a very interesting cultural moment in this country. >> donna karan when she made those statements that t were so controversial also said she does not believe he is the only one. as we are seeing, there are now men who hollywood is asking questions of as to their behavior over the last several years. >> it could change legislation so that when women go to attorneys, the answer is not, we
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>> as we said, important moment. adrienne, thank you. coming up on "gma," is the time of day important when you have surgery? results of a new study ahead in our "weekend download." d. jen ashton is here. and ahead, the student's homework that went viral when he turned it into a rap song. ♪ mitosis copies cells his world needing others. then we are told it's braver to go it alone. ♪ that independence is the way to accomplish. ♪ but there is another way to live. ♪ a way that sees the only path to fulfillment- is through others. ♪ that our time here can be deep beyond measure.
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ralcandidate for'm governor,rtham, and i sponsored this ad. rrator: they call him enron ed.rtham, because washington, dc lobbyist ed gillespie represented the worst of the worst. lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. corporations sending jobs overseas. and of course the enron scandal. now, enron ed is lobbying for donald trump's agenda. like cuts to virginia school funding, and taking away healthcare from thousands of virginians.
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♪ time for the "weekend download." we have a good one. chief medical correspondent dr. jen ashton is here with fascinating new information. including studies on surgery. which i want to get to in a moment. but let's start with the new report in "espn the magazine" that
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estimates as many as 80% of nfl players are using smelling salts after a hard hit. and you say this is potentially a problem? >> not good. have you smelled one of those? >> no. >> we have to remember. these are the one use can snap or break. the sole use is to try to counteract the effects of fainting or near fainting by producing a wallop of a noxious odor. emphasis on the word noxious. it emits a noxious smell. it produces a powerful reaction in our system causing swelling in the tissue. and necrosis, our medical lingo for cell and tissue death. not only sit probably not helping them on the athletic field. it's probably causing significant damage here. of course there are concerns. is it masking the symptoms of a concussion? will it trickle down to the youth level? no bueno in my mind. >> safe for the rest of us. when -- >> if you're about to faint, absolutely. let'
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on surgery. one is a new study. it says it matters when you're getting heart surgery whether it's in the morning or the afternoon. >> right, small but interesting study. comparing patients with elective cardiac surgery. morning versus afternoon group. they found the afternoon group had lower complications. they're not sure why. it's probably not about the surgical team. probably more intrinsic with the patient. probably more to do with their circadian rhythm. don't change your o.r. time yet. but it's something we're looking into. possibly in the future. >> another study that looks at our fears around surgery as it pertains to pain. >> this study looked at people having general versus regional anesthesia. like a spinal or epidural. and their expectation of post op pain found that they way overestimated their post-op pain. you have heard about placebo. the flip side is nocebo. if you expect a bad outcome or
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lot of pain, you have higher chances of getting that. so trust your anesthesia team. they're supposed to make sure you're asleep during the procedure and pain-free coming out of it. >> the likelihood of pain is low with all the medications we have. >> the treatment of pain in the surgical time period is of utmost priority to us. so you're not going to be in as much pain as you think. >> that is reassuring. always great to see you. dr. jen ashton. appreciate it. coming up next, "pop news" with adrienne bankert. great. thank you. with adrienne bankert. great. thank you. does psoriasis ever get in the way of a touching moment? if you have moderate to severe psoriasis, you can embrace the chance of completely clear skin with taltz. taltz is proven to give you a chance at completely clear skin. with taltz, up to 90% of patients had a significant improvement of their psoriasis plaques. in fact, 4 out of 10 even achieved completely clear skin.
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will have power over your health care. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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♪ that techno can only mean one thing. adrienne bankert. >> i think we need to autotune our techno. i think it would be more current. you foe what i'm saying? >> we would do that if i was singing. >> we'll remix it over here. while you're doing your "pop news." >> okay, okay,
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first, taylor swift news. fans are ready for it? are you? the singer's brand-new album "reputation" hasn't hit store shelves yet. preorders including the song ♪ look what you just made me do look what you just made me do ♪ are through the roof. purchases from target, itunes and others. it's target's biggest music presale of all time. >> wow. >> plus, taylor swift will join abc's tgit lineup between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. eastern on this thursday, november 9th. to perform a never-before-heard song from her album. she likes to do this. which comes out that night at midnight. the new song debuts during "scandal." the extended version on free form the next day. >> she's a brilliant marketer. >> that girl knows how to run a business. >> when her singles first came out.
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they got heavily criticized. it's a new kind of taylor. we don't like this. yet, she's still breaking records. >> any press is good press, my friends. "lord of the rings" may get "game of thrones" treatment. warner brothers studios and the estate of j.r.r. tolkien are in discussions for a series. "lord of the rings" has been adapted a number of times over the years, including the film trilogy. the story of the young hobbitt frodo, who has to destroy the one ring to save the world. >> wonder if he does? >> we know the books. >> spoiler. >> reports are that amazon ceo jeff bezos is said to be personally involved in the negotiations. i mean, they are trying to get on with hbo with the "game of thrones." which is doing very, very well. >> there's a fierce competition with all the newcomers like amazon and netflix triting to get in the game. >> we have to wait for awhile for "game of thrones." maybe this will help hold us over.
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>> true. >> competition's good. all right, all right, all right. let talk about matthew mcconaughey in kentucky. he was there on his birthday nated by butterball. as part of a wild turkey initiative. he's a spokesperson for the bourbon. [ screaming ] >> oh, my god! >> i really love matthew mcconaughey. there's nothing not to love from him. >> he was in "failure to launch." >> he's funny. i'm a big fan in general. he was 1 of 250 volunteers -- inside joke -- delivering 4,500 free turkeys. >> cool. >> nice. >> on his birthday. >> what if it were actual wild turkey? >> in some parts, he would be the life of the party. listen to this. party at school. a college student sent the internet into a frenzy with his extra credit science project. julian turner. from morehouse college in atlanta, created a music video for his biology class.
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dead in the lyrics. his is, all my cells are dead. ♪ all my cells are dead ♪ cytoplasm >> i think it's brilliant. he's got hip hop. can use those terms with ease. his teacher found out about it online. >> i love it. >> he did great job. >> great "pop news." see you next weekend. >> from abc7 news, this is a "good morning washington" update. molly: as we look at the temperatures now we are in the low to mid 50's in the d.c. metro. these temperatures are a
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few degrees above our average and that is how it is expected to stay through the afternoon. we are tracking a cold front double be pushing into the ohio valley today can more there is an ongoing severe weather threat this afternoon. d.c. metro under mostly cloudy skies. those study out the door and taking kids to soccer practice, expect wet pavement and wet grass. a little bit of drizzle and patchy fog and mostly cloudy skies through the afternoon and temperatures in the upper 50's by noon today. over by tonight, mid 50's to low 60's. still quite warm with southerly winds. mostly cloudy skies and patchy fog as we start off the work week. as we send the kids to the bus stop tomorrow mostly cloudy skies to start. the real event arriving around 4:00 to 6:00 tomorrow. we are tracking that cold front bringing in heavier rainfall and a few thunderstorms. severe weather threat looking low. as of the flood threat. this will be quickly in
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quickly out. tomorrow's daytime highs in the low 70's, about our average. as you look at the forecast, election day on tuesday under some sunshine and added cloud cover for afternoon hours. also notice the daytime high. we are back in the mid-50's as we had in to the second day of the work week. wednesday, we will stay in the mid 50's with cloud cover continuing in to thursday. by friday, area of high pressure pushes another level that will increase our sunshine but also help cool us off into the low 50's for the tate and lyle. temperatures falling into the 50's by tuesday, another click the cooler air remains in place. enjoy the end of your weekend.
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"this week" with george stephanopoulos starts right now. >> robert mueller makes his move. >> did you clud with the russians? >> two indictments. a secret witness. with the white house surprised by new revelations on the trump campaign's ties to the president tries to turn the table. >> they should be looking at the democrats. a lot of people are disappointed in the justice department, his case?about the strength and his strategy? has president trump crossed the line by calling for the doj to investigate his opponents? we'll tackle those questions with whitewater independent counsel ken starr and the u.s. attorney fired by president trump - preet bharara . and democrats rocked by the explosive charge from former


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