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making news in america this morning, the presidential candidates in some sharp exchanges as they focus on the crucial battleground states. they get a chance to talk national security in back-to-back tv appearances. breaking overnight murder suspect recaptured back in custody this morning after area. tough talk and a warning from the coach of the u.s. hockey team about to head to a big international tournament. his players being told do not protest the national anthem. and cha-ching, a hefty golden nugget found in the golden state. why more pieces like this could
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a good wednesday morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm nick watt in for kendis gibson and begin with the ultra tight for the white house. donald trump and hillary clinton are preparing to talk national security. set to appear separately tonight in a televised forum. >> that discussion follows the latest tit for tat on the campaign trail and turn to maggie rulli for the latest. >> reporter: good morning. as new polls show the race for the white house tightening, both candidates are ratcheting up their attacks and their cpaigns on where it's going to count the most. both candidates are focusing in on key battleground states. hillary clinton wrapping up yesterday in florida where she accused trump of insulting america's veterans. >> his whole campaign has been o one, long insult to all those w who have worn the un storm to protect our most cherished american values. >> reporter: lacking any real
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to defeat isis. but the secret is, he has no plan. >> reporter: donald trump bashing clinton right back while in north carolina. calling out clinton's use of a private e-mail server. >> hillary clinton has taught us all how much of a problem we have by cybersecurity. >> reporter: and saying he's the candidate who can unite america. >> imagine what our country could accomplish if we started working toward one people under one god. >> reporter: with less than three weeks official presidential debate, the two candidates squared off in back-to-back interviews with abc's david muir. pressing clinton about her family's foundation. >> let's look at the trump foundation that was just fined by the irs. the clinton foundation has just been judged by an independent watchdog called the charity navigator to have the highest score. >> reporter: and trump on his immigration policy. >> what's going to happen is if
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and you're going to have to come in. >> reporter: and both candidates will face off again later tonight as they appear back-to-back on a town hall style forum focused on national security and veterans. plenty to watch, nick and diane. >> there always is. maggie rulli in washington, thank you. trump went even further on the e-mail controversy saying that it actually disqualifies clinton to serve as president. >> trump said his temperament is his single greatest asset and not the national security that clinton alleges and he took aim at clinton saying she doesn't have the right look for the white house. >> well, i just don't think she has a presidential look and you need a presidential look. you have to get the job done. i think if she went to mexico she would have had a total failure. we had a big success. >> clinton shot back and criticized him for making a contribution to pam bondi as bondi decided not to join a lawsuit against trump university.
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>> it's been the mission of his whole campaign to demonize immigrants, to call mexican, rapists and crips, to do everything he could to stir up all kinds of bad feelings about hard working people. and he didn't raise it so he did choke. >> clinton also told reporters trump sometimes gets a pass because people expect less from him. >> the obama administration acknowledged a $1.7 billion year was made entirely in cash. the treasury department says the payments in non-u.s. currency were necessary because sanctions had isolated iran from the international financial system. critics have called the payments ransom for the release of american hostages, but the white house insisted that the money was a settlement for a decades old arbitration. president obama is wrapping up his two-day visit to laos holding a town hall style event with young people and earlier
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treated survivors. they announced a $90 million program to clear unexploded bombs in the country. breaking news from las vegas. a murder suspect who managed to escape police custody has been recaptured. alonzo perez escaped from an interview room from police headquarters and managed to break his handcus. will stand trial in a pennsylvania sex assault case. now the big question whether 13 additional accusers will be allowed to testify. abc's danya backus has more. >> reporter: bill cosby learning he will go to trial in june of 2017 to face charges of drugging and sexually assaulting former
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andrea constand at his home. they hope to have 13 cosby accusers testify and use a phone call recorded by constand's mother. >> the call should come in. it's a call that was made into canada. and it was legally obtained there. we should be able to use it. >> reporter: cosby's lawyers trying to keep that evidence out of the case. wanting to suppress several days of testimony cosby gave in the accuser's lawsuit a decade ago where he acknowledged giving constand several pills and wine before what he c consensual sexual encounter. his attorneys claiming cosby is the victim of racial bias and prejudice saying he's already been tried in the court of public opinion. >> to accept the assumption of guilty by numbers or guilt by volume is really the same thing as accepting the assumption of guilt before innocence. >> reporter: danya backus, abc news, los angeles. hurricane newton is moving
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causing damage and power outages. two people are dead and three missing after a shrimp boat capsized in the gulf of california. newton is expected to reach the u.s. border as a tropical storm by midday today. parts of arizona and new mexico will get several inches of rain with the threat of flash floods and landslides. this may send more gold diggers to california. a prospector found a gold nugget the size of a steak. it weighs about 18 ounces and could be worth melted down. >> he said t-bone steak, we think fill lay mignon. the prospector isn't giving interviews. the severe california drought has sparked a modern day gold rush with more gold diggers heading into the dried up riverbeds. coming up apple's big day. what we can expect from the company's unveiling of it. plus, the fallout at fox news now that a former anchor's sexual harassment suit against
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settled. a coach sending a message to his players about protesting the national anthem.
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three crew members were killed in a helicopter crash in the chopper had taken off from the airport before it went down in a rural area. it was reportedly on a test flight. investigators from the faa and the ntsb are on their way to the scene. a damaging report coming out says covert testing of tas agents at airports is, quote, incomplete and unreliable. a draft of that report obtained by abc news says one reason for that finding is those fake passengers testing tsa screeners are not anonymous. officials at seven in ten
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getting enough role players to make sure the tests remain covert. a report found tsa screeners failed 95% of covert tests. thousands of students across the country are learning their future education is in jeopardy. itt tech has announced it's permanently closing all of its campuses nationwide. the company blames a recent move by the department of education to ban itt from enrolling students who use federal financial aid. 8,000 employees also lost their jobs immediately. and we should get t next apple iphone today. the big question is will the iphone 7 have a headphone jack. most of the rumors say no, it won't, which means apple may also unveil new ear pod headphones that connect some way or the other. the new iphone will have a dual camera future and upgrades to siri and imessages and expected to announce the second generation apple watch and new features for apple music and apple tv.
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the car was sticking into the wall eight feet in the air. police say the guy ran off but they caught up with him a short time later. and today expect flooded roadways in the upper midwest, roads are also likely to be wet in the southwest, the lower mississippi valley, southern florida, and the pacific northwest. if you're flying expect airport delays in phoenix and minneapolis. former fox news anchor gretchen carlson says she's ready to move on after sexual harassment suit against her former boss at fox. >> as part of that carlson received an apology and multimillion dollar payout. >> big lawsuit, big payout. >> $20 million. >> fox news is making headlines of its own, just two months after the bombshell sexual harassment suit by gretchen carlson against the powerful fox news chief roger ailes, the network's parent company is settling for $20 million.
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she had been secretly recording conversations with ailes since 2014. >> i think fox, the parent company wanted this to be over and done with. they're trying to have this be part of the past, not part of their future. >> reporter: in an unprecedented public apology they said "we sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve." dan abrams ahead on "good morning america" weighs in at the city of chicago has reportedly reached a grim milestone. more than 500 homicides this year surpassing the toll for all of last year and more than new york city and los angeles combined. chicago police say the labor day weekend was the most violent holiday weekend of the year with 65 people shot, 13 of them fatally. a man already behind bars has confessed to the kidnap and murder of jacob wetterling 27
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danny heinrich admitted to it. it comes after wetterling's remains were discovered. police believe he could be connected to eight other assaults. a claim he denies but for wetterling's family it's now a time of mourning. >> we love you, jacob. we will continue to fight. our hears are hurting for us jacob was alive till we found -- until we found him. >> on behalf of missing children and his mother said that legacy will live on. something of a warning from the coach of team usa ahead of the world cup of hockey which starts in ten days. john tortorella tells espn if any of his players sits on the bench during the playing of the national anthem they'll be sitting there for the rest of the game. tortorella's rule follows a decision by 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick to nekneel durg the anthem.
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advanced in their pursuit of a spot at the next world cup qualifying matches continue in november. >> to get last night's highlights we go to espn. >> good morning. >> america, neil and i went to prom together. >> there you go, yeah. i forgot to get her a corsage. >> that's why i'll go first on this. check this game out. cardinals and pirates. matt carpenter down to his last strike trailing 6-5. two outs in the ninth. carpenter dee to tie the game. cardinals, by the way set a major league record for most pinch hit home runs in a season with 15 then later one on, two outs. randall britchett's turn. keep in mind they were trailing with two outs in the ninth. are you kidding me. st. louis not done, jhonny peralta joining the party, i can do it all by myself and cards win, 9-7.
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ninth. here's another one, yankees up 1. bases loaded. justin smoak, brett gardner, looked like -- i caught it! shaved ice, 808. that wasn't really shaved ice. almost rolled out to be shaved ice and the cardinals hold on and so do the yankees, 7-6. >> do i need to get you a boutonniere. >> we'll discuss what color we'll wear for o >> guessing they matched by accident. >> they freak me out. up next in "the pulse," that awkward moment between vladimir putin and president obama and all the fun the internet is having with it. is agent 007 about to need a much bigger wallet? the latest on the future of james bond. (cheering on tv)
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? time to check "the pulse" and internet jokesters are having a field day after president obama's meeting earlier this week with russian president vladimir putin. >> it appears the two world leaders were having an epic stare-down and it was off to the races with photoshop. >> someone saw it as discuss a lover's tiff before they kissed and made up. >> another artist saw it as the weigh-in before the heavyweight title fight. >> how about ivan drago versus apollo creed in "rocky iv." >> and of course, never forget the crying jordans. >> can't have a meme without them. daniel craig has played james bond for the past decade. you may recall him saying he'd rather slash his wrists than do another bond film. pretty clear.
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in the role because they are reportedly offering him $150 million to shoot two more bond movies. insiders that would allow enough time to phase in the younger long-term successor, $150 million to make two movies. >> here's the thing, it is worth noting that when craig made his wrists comment he also said if he did do another bond flick, it would only be for the money. >> i'll do it for the money. give me a wig. i'll do >> he's applying, ladies and gentlemen, nick watt, nick watt for bond. >> i got the suit. i like martinis. i'm it. you heard that here. and persistence paid off for a young bear in colorado. this homeowner captured video of a bear dangling from the deck. >> now, it kind of looks like the bear is about to fall but then suddenly he gets his jaws on the railing and that's it. a little effort.
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it's wednesday. either feels like it or feels a little earlier, with the short week here. temperatures in the mid and upper 70s now, we're clear, wind out of the northeast, we have temperatures generally in the mid and upper 70s. still low 70s to the north. we had the 60s yesterday. that was nice. so plenty of sunshine, we have a couple of showers in forecast south of hillsborough. well down to our southern counties and not amounting to much, 10% to as much as 20% coverage. fast moving showers east-to- west. rain chances increase as we've been talking about later in the week. conditions mostly quiet in the tropics. a wave close to africa but nothing doing with that. titan doppler radar pretty quiet. just ground clutter, no rain showers, in we're clear. in fact very little cloud cover
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up from lake okochobee to the south and you still have that flow, a lot more moisture, not just at the surface but you go higher up in the atmosphere and then further north very dry for this time of year. you can see that more clearly here with the orange hues coming up from the north. we're kind of in the middle now and plenty of moisture to the south. we'll have more rain for the south florida area but look at yesterday's 24-hour rainfall map. this is pretty impressive for this time of year, still wet season but notice that speck. that was the couple of showers that rolled through sarasota yesterday. we may even have some lightning associated with that later today but still it's a limited day for rain chances. not just today but thursday as well. friday we'll begin to get into it as far as rain coverage around 40% to 50% heading into the weekend. the east flow continues. by 1:00, 2:00 a couple of showers here again. this is south of polk.
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so we're talking into manateant sarasota counties with coverage -- manatee and sarasota counties with coverage 10%, so most of us stay dry. the gulf looks good, atlantic basin, 70% chance of developing but it's eventually headed to the north so that is excellent news. the national hurricane center has a pretty high rain chance. 92 today at apollo beach. 91 tampa. a little more moisture, a little more humid, not as comfortable. yesterday no it will be a repeat of today with the east wind. for boaters it will be northeast 15 knots early and then turning north at 10 by the afternoon. 1 to 2-foot seas with a moderate chop. uv index still high so if you are hitting the beach you need the spf still this time of year across our latitude here. 84 degrees. that's the water temperature at clearwater. temperatures in the 70s around
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with temperatures approaching 91 with mostly dry conditions through the day. abc action news starts now. >> i hope they will be caught. >> military veteran attacked. police searching for two robbers that beat that man with his own walker in broad daylight. >> former president bill clinton in central florida. today he's campaigning for hillary, where appearing and what he's expected to say. >> and the i-phone unveiled. when will the official announcement get underway? thank you for joining us for abc action news on this early wednesday. i'm dan shaffer. >> i'm deiah riley. police looking for the attacker of a 66-year-old army veteran. >> st. pete police released video of the suspect's blue dodge durango. >> he grabbed me around the neck and started choking me. punched me in the side and the


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