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. making news in america this morning. ebola evaluation. six passengers cause a scare at two american airports. where are the patients right now, and the symptoms that put medical staff on high alert. luring americans. three young women accused of flying overseas to join isis. what we have learned about the teenagers, the possible mission and the family members that tipped of a investigators. and the skier at high speed takes a tumble in the worst possible spot, down a deep hole. and new look. many people saying this movie star is now nearly unrecognizable. the message she released for critics overnight. well, good wednesday morning, i'm reena ninan.
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>> and i'm t.j. holmes. we begin with officials scrambling at two u.s. airports over multiple ebola scares. >> two sick passengers arriving in chicago from liberia. one of them, a child, were rushed to area hospitals for isolation. the child's family quarantine. and a sick passenger from liberia now at newark. all from liberia and new guinea are going through five airports. and the american journalist in nebraska will be allowed to return home to rhode island today. ashoka mukpo's blood no longer shows signs of the virus. declaring him ebola-free. during his recovery, mukpo received a blood transfusion from fellow ebola survivor, dr. kent brantly. and texas nurse nina pham has
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been upgraded from fair to good. she was admitted to the national institutes of health just last week. riveting new details from the official autopsy of michael brown and the statement of the ferguson, missouri, police officer who shot him. >> the report found brown was shot nine times, three to the head. he had marijuana in his system. >> news sources said that darren wilson said brown slammed in the door and punched him in the face through the window. >> wilson said he shot brown in the hand after he grabbed the drawn gun. he said that brown did not have his hands up and fired again when brown ran towards him. next to the federal investigation. trying to determine if three american girls wanted to join the terrorists. >> the girls hopped on a plane from denver to germany possibly en route to join isis fighters.
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tahman bradley is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. this is the latest disturbing example of terrorists recruiting in the united states. this time it appears they went after teenage girls. >> the advice i have -- >> reporter: jihadist propaganda videos like these lured three american high school girls on a mission to join terrorists in syria. the girls, ages 15, 16, 17 are of sudanese and somali decent. authorities are not identifying them because of their young age. >> it's very important they come here. >> reporter: they were seduced into flying to frankfurt, germany, but after they disappeared last weekend, their parents contacted the fbi and they were stopped by authorities in germany and sent home. this morning, the fbi is investigating whether overseas radicals funded the trip.
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>> one of the hooks, we'll pay your way. btdss the false utopia, we'll pay you to come and once you get her. >> this isn't an isolated incident. they are specifically targeting women and girls to back their wives and fighters. >> we have houses and security. >> reporter: the campaign against isis targets in syria continues. they are beginning to make headway against the terror group. the pentagon has spent $424 million on the military campaign. including $7.6 million a day on air strikes. >> thank you, as always. an ohio man has flown all night back to the u.s. after his release by the north korean government. jeffrey fau was flown out of north korea to guam and then the u.s. two americans are still being
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held bit north. three victims of a confessed serial killer in northwestern indiana have been identified. darren vann killed at least seven women. one victim was found in a motel friday. and he led investigators to the buildings he dumped the others. >> vann, during the time he's been in custody, he's been accurate about the information that he has given. but that does not mean that we are simply going on his information. >> vann is a registered sex offender with a long history against women. he was accused of rape in texas, and ten years ago he threatened to set his girlfriend and himself on fire. and the high school that was shut down by a hazing scandal is suspended indefinitely. it was in sayreville, new jersey. many spoke in support of coach
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george niger and four of his assistants. they will be paid during the suspension which won't end until the hazing allegations are wrapped up. for the first time, gay couples in wyoming can marry. last week a u.s. judge ruled that the state's ban was unconstitutional. now the attorney general will drop the ruling. they have come a long way since the death of gay college student matthew shepherd 16 years ago. and now the youngest recipient of the liberty medal. 16-year-old malala yousafzai, winner of the nobel peace prize, was praised for having a powerful voice for those denied their basic human rights. she was shot in the head two years ago in pakistan for defying the taliban for going to school. and president obama is among those mourning the death of ben bradl bradlee. he died yesterday at his home in washington.
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abc's david muir has a look back at his towering career. >> reporter: he was a newspaper legend reporting on history and making it. but even he was surprised what a president could do. >> in my naive way, i didn't think presidents lied. >> reporter: a veteran of world war ii, a buddy of jfk. in 1962, became the executive editor of the "washington post." he was the fearless leader. fighting the government, determined to publish the pentagon papers in 1971. >> we are free to publish what we were going to publish. material that the public had a right to know. >> reporter: and the story that would reshape history. he stood by the two fearless newspaper reporters as they broke the watergate scandal. when he received the medal of freedom last year, he was called a titan of journalism. >> i miss the excitement of the stories that quicken your pulse. that's when a newspaper man can get on with the job he was born
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to do. >> our david muir reporting there. >> that's right. and time far look at the nation's weather. downpours for the northeast. some areas could get more than 5 inches of rain by the end of the week. showers from southwest, texas, to northern minnesota as well as northeast and south florida. >> and temperatures in the 50s and 60s in the northern tier. and 70s and 80s, don't want to short the deep south, as well as the west coast. and a blowout in game one of the world series. and family's fight. the post-party may lay involving the palins. how it all started in dramatic police recordings. and sailing right into a deep crevice.
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. a powerful surge for u.s. stocks over the last couple days has all but erased last week's steep declines. the dow added 215, nasdaq, up 103, and the s&p 500 surged 37 points, the best day of the year. the rally was fueled by solid earnings and economic growth in china. most asian markets had strong gains overnight. one that wasn't in on the rally was mcdonalds. sales around the world dropped 3% over the last three months. company is moving quickly to try to reverse the slide. tinkering with the menu, appealing to regional tastes and beginning to use a touch screen
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ordering system. and expanding the recall of the possibly explosive air bags. more than 6 million vehicles could be at risk. urging drivers, especially in warmer climates to have them replaced. higher humidity may be causing them to explode. target is offering free shipping with no minimum purchase from now to december 20th. last year was a bit of a disaster after target announced that more than 100 million customers had data stolen. toys 'r us are pulling four collectible dolls from "breaking bad" from the website. it started last week as a petition. they said they were sold in the adult area of the store. now the dolls are on an indefinite sabbatical. the chai tea from starbucks,
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good for you, right? 2% milk here, it has 240 calories. but get this, 42 grams of sugar. that's more sugar than a snickers bar. only 27 grams. and more sugar than three glazed doughnuts. that's the breakfast of champions. when we come back, atm attack. a trip to a cash machine turns dangerous for a woman. the frightening moment caught on camera. and a sore loser. he takes his defeat out on the referee. when you told me about this "candy crush" game at first i thought "so what?", but now i can't stop playing. that's not how it works. i mean it's so simple. it's like my car insurance. i saved 15% in fifteen minutes. well esurance could have saved you money in half that time. three in a row! sweet! 15 minutes for a quote isn't so sweet.
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to new details about a drunken brawl involvie ining sarah pali family. >> photos and the conversation have been obtained by tmz. it took place at a house party in alaska. bristol palin repeatedly punched the host in the face. but in a profanity-laced statement, she says he attacked her first. >> a guy comes out of nowhere and takes me by my feet in my dress in front of everybody. and get the [ bleep ] out of here. i don't know this guy. i have never seen this guy in my life. >> bristol says she was knocked down approaching a woman who shoved her sister, willow. and others joined the fighting before they were kicked out. so far no comment from the palins. and two weeks since a pregnant young woman from ohio vanished. but samantha greeneley's family
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vanished. she was leaving a restaurant on october 8th. it's highly unusual for sa man to that to take off without letting anyone know. >> you don't know if she's scared, if somebody has her. >> two days after her disappearance, her apartment caught fire, destroying everything inside. her boyfriend told police their dog kicked over a candle, igniting that blaze. authorities say the fire does appear to be an accident and that samantha's boyfriend is cooperating. and the man accused of attempting to rob a young woman at an atm in florida has been arrested. he was wrapping his arm around her throat and demanding she get money. she triggered the alarm on the car keys and he fled. someone tipped off police once the images were released. now to the dangers of driving drowsy. losing two hours of night of
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sleep can cut your decision-making time by 20 to 50%. that's one of the most underreported problems on the road. one study suggests that one out of every five accidents involves a tired driver. don't get behind the wheel unless you have enough sleep. and now flu advice from the cdc. the nasal vaccine can prevent 50% more cases of the flu than traditional injections in healthy children age 2 to 8. the nasal spray has a life virus which the cdc insists cannot cause the flu. and a story of survival here from a guy in northern ireland. lucky to be alive this morning. take a look at this. skiing in the french al s when he takes a bit of a dive. fell into a 60-foot crevice. filmed by a friend. he landed just right, and even snapped a selfie as his friends were pulling him to safety.
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and some more incredible video from a boxing tournament in europe. the man in the red was counted out by the ref. he attacked the referee, knocking the ref to the canvas and starts whaling on him. he was pulled out of the ring and arrested. he couldn't beat his opponent, so he beat up the ref. the ref has been hospitalized. it was much more civilized in the opening game of the world series. >> royals fans hoping tonight goes a little bit better than last night. we have the highlights from espn. >> this is kenny, i'm neil, this is "sportscenter"? los angeles. kenny is fired up. >> performing under protest. >> game one at the royals. hunter pence took a wooden bat and hit that ball over the fence. 2 for 3, 2 walks.
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it rbis. and you have to go to the record books to see people who have done as well as baumgartner in post-season. he goes seven, 3 hits, 1 earned run. giants are up 1-0 after a 7-1 win. wake up, america, we have hockey. bruins and the sharks. third period, tied at three. daniel paille. and bruins take a 4-3 lead. but claude julien, kill off a four minute penalty. how is your penalty kill? uncomfortable. what do you think of the bruins tuuka rask? ten saves in the third. and krejci, getting it. winning. >> and in concacaconcacaf, olym 3-1. >> tweet your hockey questions.
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will the real renée zellweger please stand up. what she's saying this morning about her change. and back to the future. how a real life hoverboard could soon be on the market? when you only have one hand you're not doing anything as fast as you used to. do you need help? [doorbell chime] what is that? swiffer dusters... and it can extend so i don't have to get on the step stool. it's like a dirt magnet, just like my kids. i think swiffer definitely gave me some of that time back.
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♪searching with devotion ♪for a snack that isn't lame ♪but this... ♪takes my breath away . all right. time to check "the pulse." if you haven't heard about this,
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you'll be hearing about it today. it's buzz-worthy, i guess. a little silly as well. renée zellweger, how she looks right now. >> this is how she used to look like, this picture, two years ago. but here she is at an event earlier this week, getting a lot of attention for her appearance. some say made her unrecognize. >> the 45-year-old star issued a statement. there you go, seen it side by side. she said about the speculation, who doesn't look different as they get older. leading a different life, and happier and more fulfilling. and she's glad is shows. >> her eyes look the same. >> and it was to honor women's achievements. and we talk about their appearance. that's telling. >> that's right. and making headlines this morning. >> barbara walters, retired from the view, but returning with her ten most fascinating people of
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2014. >> and includes luminaries such as neil patrick harris, chelsea handler, scarlett johansson and, of course, oprah winfrey. >> it's not done yet. check out our website, and finally here -- >> i'm glad barbara's back. >> barbara's not going anywhere. come on, now. this is for anybody who wanted a hoverboard like marty mcfly in back to the future ii. it's up your alley. >> it's the hendo hoverboard, has magnetic fields under the board. allowing to hover. >> they are trying to raise money on kickstarter. could cost $10 grand. you can use it on a special surface. >> you have to have a special surface.
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>> ♪ >> hello, i'm matt o'donnell. it is 4:27, wednesday october 22nd. we're tracking storms spread out across the region right now. let's take a look at storm tracker 6 live. you see some of them there in pa, maryland n-new jersey. we have some updates on what to expect in your neighborhood and how the rain is going to impact that morning commute. developing now, fire and smoke displace nearly 20 people in philadelphia at a bunch of homes there overnight. we're live on the scene with a full report. new this morning, this man says police and others keep confusing him for accused cop killer eric frein. plus, a new apple icloud warning midsection from southwest texas to northern minnesota. finally, we know your morning coffee is big business. all the major food chains are battling to serve a cup of joe. >> true gourmet coffee, some say
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it's the culinary trend. juju chang gives us the revolution. >> reporter: this is not your average cup of joe. i feel like a little breaking bad is happening right now. you have heard of aradvertisal cheeses and craft beers, but this is the newest trend. this is stumptown coffee, helping to revolutionize how we drink the dark stuff. convenience store joe, this is not. they take it seriously. their customers are hip, young, and willing to shell out extra cash for a special cup. >> same as with a high end bottle of wine or that great cheese or steak. >> josh ricky and john feldman are two of the forces behind stumptown coffee. now an estimated $50 million business. but there's a rivalry among the third waivers.
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if it's a coffee revolution, the rebels. three friends making gourmet coffee for the masses on the cheap and ice cold. grady's cold brew has it for as little as a $1 a cup. based out of this humble warehouse in brooklyn, no fancy coffee shot, just a quaint stand. sold in whole foods. and sits alongside other more established brands, who gave them a try. including stumptown. do they produce a tastier buzz. this is like the perfect cup of joe. oh, that's good. that's really good. now, it's up to consumers to decide if all the extra fuss is wort it. i'm juju chang in new york. >> i trust her taste buds. >> we just trust juju on all
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> we're following several developing stories on this wednesday, october 22nd. a fast moving fire forces more than a dozen people out of their homes overnight. "action news" is live on the scene. >> a monroe county man has been targeted more than once as the man police say ambushed state troopers last month but he's not the guy police are looking for. >> and we are tracking some showers in the region and how long they will hang around on this wednesday. good morning. good to see you all. it's 4:30 a.m. tam is off. karen o'hearn joins us. good morning, we have david


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