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making news in america this morning, donald trump is heading south today all the way to mexico city. breaking overnight he says he'll meet with mexico's president hours before his long awaited speech on immigration. hillary clinton's campaign is criticizing that trip as it braces for potential bad news about her e-mails. with tropical weather on the move millions in the southeast are hoping for the best as another rainmaker closes in. the forecast track coming up as well as powerful weather across the pacific. look at that eye. singer chris brown out of jail overnight facing assault charges after being arrested after an hour's long ordeal at his home. we'll hear from his accuser for the first time. part of a gas station goes up in flames with two children in a car nearby. the dramatic ending to this situation caught on camera.
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and good morning, we begin with a major announcement overnight from the donald trump campaign. >> the republican nominee is taking his campaign south of the border planning to meet with the head of the nation that was really front and center in his tough immigration talk. >> he accepted an invitation to sit down and is it's being criticized by the clinton campaign. kenneth moton has details from washington. >> reporter: mexico's president extended the invite to donald trump last week to sit down for a meeting. well, late yesterday trump confirmed in a tweet he's going to mexico city. this morning, donald trump is heading south of the border. the same one where he plans to build that wall. >> we are also going to secure our border. >> reporter: overnight trump rallied in washington state but today the man who climbed to the top of the gop ladder on a plan of mass deportation of mexicans.
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>> they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> reporter: will meet privately with the mexican president. he has been critical of trump comparing him to hitler and the promise for mexico to pay for the wall riled up vicente fox. trump so visit is happening hours before he travels to arizona to clarify his stance on immigration. a plan trump's son told cnn is not shifting or softening. >> his policy has been the same for the last, you know, six, seven, eight months. >> reporter: the hillary clinton campaign response what ultimately matters is what donald trump says to voters in arizona, not mexico and whether he remains committed to the splitting up of families and deportation of millions. he raked in $12 million on a three-day fund-raising swing in the hamptons. the state department says 30 e-mails related to benghazi were uncovered during the investigation into her private e-mail server.
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clinton may have turned over some or all of those e-mails initially but the state department says it still needs time to review them. like twrufrp clinton was also invited to meet with the mexican president. her campaign says she looks forward to it at the appropriate time. >> as the polls appear to be tightening. kenneth moton in d.c., thank you. results from primary elections have come in overnight. john mccain held off three contenders to keep his hopes alive for a sixth consecutive term and the 80-year-old faces anne kirkpatrick in november. former gop presidential hopeful marco rubio made a late decision to try to keep his florida senate seat but still managed to beat millionaire developer carlos beruf. next up one with patrick murphy. in florida losing her spot as the chair of the democratic national committee did not hurt debbie wasserman schultz expected to win her seventh term in the house after holding off a
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challenge by a law professor backed by bernie sanders. a hurricane watch now in effect for parts of the florida gulf coach. >> tropical depression 9 is churning in the gulf expected to sweep across north florida sometime tomorrow. let's get more on that and some trouble for hawaii from accuweather's paul williams. paul, good morning. >> good morning, kendis, diane. we're tracking this tropical depression which won't stay a tropical depression for long expected to strengthen quickly because of the very warm waters in the gulf and then it's going to target gainesville, jacksonville and it's going to get stronger so we're expect heing it to get more oomph to it. localized flash flooding, windy, rough surfing, coastal flooding, isolated tornadoes in tampa, daytona beach tracking madeline, it's expected to be the first hurricane to hit the big island of hawaii. we had a couple of tropical storms but the first time a hurricane hits bringing with it flash flooding, mudslides, strong winds and very high surf.
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take a look at the tracking. expected to be downgraded to a category 1 to the south of hilo then downgraded to a tropical storm as it moves further out in the water. we have another hurricane lester right behind it, diane, kendis. >> let's get back to madeleiine for a moment. this image from outer space shows how huge that eye wall is. at one point 50 miles across. as you can understand people are preparing for the storm there in hawaii but the president apparently is continuing on with plans overnight the white house says they're keeping a close watch on the storm's track because the president is scheduled to speak there later tonight on honolulu till planning to be there. also in the pacific a typhoon proved deadly in japan killing at least ten people. nine bodies found at a nursing home this morning. thousands have been ordered to evacuate and trains and some flights have been canceled.
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one of the most wanted terrorists has been killed. isis claims its top spokesman abu mohammad al adnani was killed in aleppo, syria and the pentagon confirmed he was targeted in coalition air strikes but the results have yet to be determined. the state department had a $5 million combounty on al adnani. an american hostage and her canadian hostage are pleading for their lives in a new video posted online. caitlin coleman and her husband joshua boyle were abducted in 2012 and say their captors are threatening to kill them if the government doesn't stop executing militant prisoners. coleman gave birth to two boys while in captivity. state department officials are analyzing that new video. this is a big day, the first regularly scheduled commercial flight from the u.s. to cuba in more than half a century takes off this morning. >> the jetblue flight set to die part from ft. lauderdale with the u.s. secretary of transportation on board. a pilot and co-pilot whose parents were born in cuba will be at the controls. american airlines begins
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scheduled service next week and there will eventually be 0 daily round trip flights to nine different cuban cities. well, coming up what's being called a serious threat to the future of coffee. news on java no lover wants to hear. plus, men stranded with the tide coming in and time running out. see who finally came to their rescue. tom brady getting ready to start his deflategate suspension. why wasn't he getting cut some slack after speaking with reporters. the answer, we might say is ahead.
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these dramatic scenes from a rescue in new york hudson river. ten hikers had to be pulled to safety after they were hit by a
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commuter ferry. most of those rescued suffered only minor injuries but an instructor for the kayak company lost part of his arm. >> his bone was exposed. he had lost a lot of blood and he was lapsing in and out of consciousness. >> lying on top of the kayak and there was just a pool of blood. >> there were like a lot of helicopters and search boats and when they got the guy, i know the team came and got him really fast but he couldn't move or feel anything. >> authorities are looking into whether sun glare may have been a factor in the accident. that wasn't the only rescue off the waters in new york. two men who got stuck on a jetty by the rising tide had to be air-lifted to safety. they were stranded out there for more than an hour before police helicopters pulled them in. the waters were too rough for a rescue boat. the chicago police department has formally moved to fire five officers in the fatal shooting of laquan mcdonald.
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they include jason van dyke and four other officers who allegedly lied about whathad. dash cam touched off weeks of protest. the president cut short the sentences of 111 inmates most convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. he has now commuted the sentences of 673 prisoners, more than the previous ten presidents combined. president obama has long called for prison reform and the phasing out of strict sentences for drug convictions. google is reportedly challenging uber, the ride sharing service would be available through its waze app and link passengers with drivers headed in the same direction but unlike uber it's not a ploy to make money as a driver, more carpool service. i guess this is a dream come true for couch potatoes. a new pap that john's app lets you directly order from tv. there is a discount to give you
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an enticement. >> i like pizza and discounts. >> and sitting on your couch and ordering. when we come back, chris brown accused of assault with a deadly weapon and hear from the singer and his accuser. that gas station inferno, the quick thinking and the action, what happened next. can't see it. can't taste it. but there's so much more to it. here's how benefiber® works. inside us are trillions of good microflora that support digestive health.
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breaking overnight chris brown is out on bail following an arrest for assault with a deadly weapon. >> the arrest followed a day of negotiations with police outside his los angeles area home. now, during those negotiations brown took to social media to air his frustrations. >> y'all going to stop playing with me like i'm the villain. good luck. when you get the warrant or whatever you need to do walk right up in here and see nothing. you idiots. >> so the woman who triggered the police response is now speaking out as well. baylee curran says she went to the singer's house to see if she could be in his next video but she began to feel her life was in danger. >> i thought he was going to shoot me. took the gun out like this, put it in my face and said get the "f" out, was getting a lot of hate mail from the fan, very, very hurtful saying kill yourself. you're a snitch. you're a snake. >> brown's attorney says overnight the allegations
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rihanna back in 2009. 9 director of the cdc says most of the money provided to fight the zika virus has already been spent. as of last week, only about 30 million of the more than $200 million allotted remains. meanwhile, congress departed from the summer recess without approving additional funds. health officials say the money is urgently needed especially since florida is now trying to contain the virus. now to connecticut and new surveillance video of a frightening crash and fire at a gas station. a driver accidentally backed into a gas pump which sparked a fire that engulfed two cars. a woman on the other side of the pump quickly rescued two children who were in the backseat of that second vehicle. that driver mistook the gas pedal for the brakes. team tebow is trying to go from the gridiron to the diamond. >> he's won the heisman and an nfl playoff game. now tebow is trying out as a pro
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baseball player. he held a private workout tuesday in los angeles. scouts gave him mixed reviews. tebow last played baseball in high school. the potential for severe weather in the tampa area forced the buccaneers and red skips to move their final preseason game up by 24 hours so it will now be played tonight in tampa instead of tomorrow night. >> as for last night's action highlights from espn. >> good morning, it's "sportscenter" from los angeles. stan very vet, along with neil everett. texas can two-step to the title about they keep rolling the way they're rolling. >> they don't have two left feet, the mariners do. bottom nine, rangers down a run with one on. the ms dot cole hamels your e.r.a. leader. odor off diaz converted all 11 save ops coming to the ms. nobody is -- hey, odor, boom, sorry, i didn't mean to ask
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that. and then take a bath. at least they let the reporter get out of the way, 8-7. blue jays and orioles. >> your guy. >> manny machado facing j.a. happ, 18th win of the season. ma chad dough, 32nd home run of the season. and there's matt wieters off jason greely and orioles take it 5-3. really needed that win. >> yeah, powered by boog's barbecue. >> that's all we got. send it back to you. >> all right. our fangs. now to spain and a different kind of sport, the world's biggest food fight also known s as. [ speaking a foreign language ] festival. tens of thousands gathered to
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hurl tomatoes. 160,000 tomatoes supplied for this epic battle. >> there is one important rule. the tomatoes must be squashed before being tossed to avoid injuries. >> details. >> the tradition dates back to the end of world war ii. looks like fun. >> like an overrun of ketchup after that. up next in "the pulse," you may be enjoying your coffee right about now but some are saying it won't last forever. and to tom brady and why he's being compared to a news anchor, a movie character and even a u.s. senator. stick around. it takes a lot of work... to run this business. but i really love it. i'm on the move all day long... and sometimes, i just don't eat the way i should. so i drink boost® to get the nutrition that i'm missing. boost complete nutritional drink has 26 essential vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin d to support strong bones
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it's the infamous nick v. if he looks familiar, there's a good reason for that. he's been run off not one but twice on two seasons of "the bachelorette." >> after being introduced as the new bachelor last night nick v. had to laugh at himself saying he hoped his season works out a little bit better than those two previous times. he called himself excited, nervous and ready to start dating a couple dozen women. >> with nick v. involved the drama is sure to follow the next season of "the bachelor" starts early next year also on "bachelor in paradise." >> looking for love. >> the fourth time. >> in all the wrong places. >> hopefully four is a charm. troubling news for coffee drinkers. the world apparently is experiencing a growing coffee shortage. and the source of your daily cup of morning joe could become extinct. >> climate change is threatening most areas like central and south america where coffee beans are grown. and now the climate institute of australia says the world could see coffee's demise in 2080.
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to the great outdoors where plenty have lost ourselves in nature thinking we're completely alone. >> then there's the 17-year-old oregon high school student who decided to take her senior pictures along a river. >> what she didn't know was that the guy on the left, there he is. >> that guy. >> well, he was photobombing her and he was also naked. while walking his dog. >> which is what you do. >> she took it in stride and retweeted it with the caption love my senior pics. >> quite a photo bomb there. >> now that the nfl's preseason is just about done, patriots quarterback tom brady is getting ready to serve his four-game deflategate suspension but might need a month to get over the krit sister-in-law of his new haircut. >> while brady was talking to reporters the internet exploded with reaction. the look is now being compared to fox's megyn kelly's hair. some said he looked like senator
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>> ♪ >> hey everyone, good morning. i'm matt o'donnell. it is wednesday, 4:27 a.m. we're following several breaking stories on "action news." police are looking for a driver right now who ditched a vehicle after striking and killing a motorcyclist and fleeing the scene. a exit ramp off of i-95 is shut down. karen rogers has more on that. we're in for a hot and humid day plus there are concerns of rip currents at the jersey shore all caused by tropical storms. dave murphy is watching the very active seas and much more coming up on "action news" next. >> ♪ heroes who saved the woman in a fiery car crash on a central new york highway. >> the mayor of binghamton released the video of a ten-car pileup so he could reach out to
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and thank the heroes who saved a strange ir. the men are speaking out. >> it's tough. >> it's hard to watch. >> reporter: it started with this massive accident caught on dashboard camera. watch as a tractor trailer spins out of control in the middle of a bing happening ton, new york, highway. >> it was like a demolition derby. it really was. >> reporter: motorists run straight to the car on fire. >> we have cars on fire. >> an elderly woman trapped inside. >> there was a female trying to get our attention, waving her hands frantically. >> the cabin of the car was getting filled with more and more smoke. >> reporter: as they struggled to pull the door open a burst of flames. >> i know i couldn't live watching somebody burn to death without me put i a fight up. >> we'll have more of their emotional story coming up at 7:00 a.m. on "good morning america." >> emotional, indeed. finally this morning a group of young athletes is showing the
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world what good sportsmanship is all about. >> barcelona's under 12 team won an international tournament in tokyo with a score of 1-0 but it's what the players did after the game that's making them true winners. >> yeah, as soon as the kids were done celebrating they realized their opponents were crushed. many of them reduced to tears, so the barcelona players led by their young team captain lined up giving them hugs, words of encouragement. that really is true sportsmanship there. >> looks like they did manage to comfort them a little bit too. >> yeah. those kids were so broken by the loss. >> get them next time, buys. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great wednesday.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news pro program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning, it's 4:30 on this wednesday august 31st. tam is offer, nydia han joins us. >> a driver hits and kills a motorcycle driver and speeds off. we are live on the scene. >> philadelphia neighborhood is on alert as police search for the man who broke into a home and sexually assaulted a woman. >> donald trump plans to visit mexico. the trip comes just hours before the presidential candidate is due to clear up this stance on immigration. >> lot going on in accuweaer


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