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making news in america this morning, new evidence in the deadly plane crash in egypt pointing towards a bomb likely bringing down the jetliner. flights now suspended. tourists stranded. we're live in egypt with the latest. a new controversy surround donald trump. outrage growing over his "snl" appearance. the petition signed by half a million people plus the candidate likely left off the stage in the next debate. superhero on and off the court, tennis star serena williams chasing down a man who stole her phone. the big winners, highlights and best moments on the cma
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awards. well, good thursday morning. we begin with a growing concern over terror in the skies. days after a russian passenger jet crashed in egypt killing every man, woman and child on board. >> british and u.s. officials now say it is likely that a bomb is to blame for bringing down the plane. the uk took action even further and immediately suspending flights indefinitely but the investigation is far from over. we go now to abc's alex marquardt who is joining us live from egypt. alex, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis. that's right. that investigation is really just starting here in cairo. there are russian, egyptian and international teams working with evidence that they gathered at the crash site as well as the two black boxes which were recovered. now, the cockpit voice recorder which will be crucial in figuring out what happened was damaged so investigators say it'll take a lot more work to get the data off of it. i can tell you that egyptian officials this morning are
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fuming about these allegations of terrorism from the u.s. and uk. the foreign minister last night calling it bree mature and catastrophic for egyptian tourism. you know that tourism is the lifeblood of this country and it's already been decimated with all of the unrest over the past few years. now, isis and the sinai peninsula has made repeated claims they brought down this plane. that is being regarded skeptically because they've offered no proof. so for the meantime, the egyptians and rugs both calling for calm asking that everyone wait for the results of this investigation. >> alex, the british foreign minister talked moments ago about how to get the tourists out. >> reporter: the foreign minister phillip hammond said they're working to bring home these 20,000 british tourists who are still in sharm el sheikh trying to get them home by tomorrow talking about specially monitored flights because for now there are no regular british commercial flights being allowed to fly in and out.
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britain is calling these short-term special measures, but in the long term they're looking at what can be done to tighten security at the sharm el sheikh airport. reena. >> all right, alex marquardt joining us there from egypt live. alex, thank you. we now turn to presidential politics. donald trump creating controversy again. >> yeah, this time it involves up coming appearance on "saturday night live." with "your voice, your vote," washington for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. donald trump is scheduled to host "saturday night live" this weekend and the protests are getting louder. people gathered outside nbc headquarters in new york city demanding they drop the candidate from the show saying it legitimizes his controversial comments on immigration. hispanic groups delivered a petition with over 500,000 signatures asking nbc executives to revoke his appearance. it appears it didn't work. "snl" has released the show's first promo. >> because of equal time rules
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for television, mr. trump can only speak for four seconds in this promo. >> so let me just say this, ben carson is a complete and total loser. >> carson responded to that saying he won't be watching the show because, quote, the presidency is a very serious thing. and in the meantime, jeb bush is on the road in his jeb can fix it bus. abc's jonathan karl went on board asking jeb about his struggling campaign. >> how do you get this thing back on track? >> keep having a dialogue with people that are going to decide to be. you can't just have another loud voice or another person from one side of the capitol to move to the other side without any proven record of experience. i can tell my story in a positive way. that's in my comfort zone. >> reporter: jeb is being patient and not paying attention to poll numbers, he says and also happening today, we'll see the new lineup for the republican debate and based on very low poll numbers we'll be watching to see whether or not chris christie makes the pain
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>> all right, lana zak reporting for us in washington. that debate coming up next week. thank you, lana. now from the democratic side bernie sanders is proposing legislation that would end the federal ban on marijuana. his bill would repeal penalties for possessing and consuming pot. the proposal allows states to establish regulated marijuana industries but it's not expected to be top priority in the senate. we've got breaking news now from chicago in the case of that murdered 9-year-old boy. a person of interest is now being questioned after surrendering to police. tyshawn lee was shot several times at close range in an alley near his grandmother's house. the reward for information in the case now has grown to $35,000. now police say the shooting may have been gang related. calm has returned to downtown san diego following a tense five-hour standoff with a gunman. police answering a domestic violence call were met with a hail of gun 7 ofire. dozens of shots ex-ipg chaed.
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air traffic shut down at san diego's international airport. now, several hours later the gunman seen here tossed out his weapons and surrendered to police. somehow no one was injured. well, classes are canceled at the smallest campus in the university of california's system. a student shot and killed by police after he stabbed four people with a hunting knife at the uc merced. two of his victims were injured seriously enough to be airlifted to a hospital. but all are expected to recover. what set off the attack? still unknown. president obama will continue to review the proposal for the controversial keystone pipeline. requests about the canadian review. now, a delay could have put off a decision on the project until the next president takes office. bernie sanders is calling on the president to reject the pipeline now to try to show that the u.s. is serious about addressing climate change. well, one former president bush says the other was served badly by his aides.
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the eller bush has scathing critiques of some of the key figures in his son's administration. mr. bush says vice president cheney and donald rumsfeld were too hard line and militant. especially regarding september 11th. the book will be published next week. all right, well, a slow-moving storm could leave up to two feet of snow in some parts of the rockies before it's all done tonight. here's the radar we have. the storm pushing out of the southwest into the plains, snow stretching all the way from colorado to the dakotas. well, still ahead, be prepared to pay more for girl scout cookies. >> and a quick thinking state trooper pulling an infant from the car and performing cpr. the heroic actions caught on camera. plus, miranda, luke and the rest of the gang at nashville, a tight to remember at the country music awards. i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it,
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check out this wild and unusual scene in israel. a strong storm blew through a construction site there. building material flying all around but then it just got. worse, the powerful wind was too much for a crane which bent over backwards on to itself. it appears to come perilously close to the cars on the road. no reports of any injuries. back in the states some prize california seafood may be off the men knew. the dungeness or rock crabs caught off the coast there may be poisonous due to a naturally occurring toxin. that's especially bad this year due to el nino. eating the crabs could lead to stomach upset, coma or death. an emergency meeting may determine whether the crab season should be postponed for canceled entirely. whole foods is struggling.
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the profit report fell by half the and the outlook isn't good. traditional supermarkets are offering more organic foods at lower prices. whole foods is taking steps it hopes will stem the tide. well, kraft heinz is cutting another 2600 jobs. that's in addition to 2500 cuts that were announced in august. north america's:30 largest food company is closing seven factories. almost a fifth of its facilities. heinz acareered kraft this summer. it may soon cost more to get your thin mintzs. in some parts of the country they're raising the price of girl scout cookies to $5 a box. that means the girl scout troops will get 30 cents more per box. the cookies were already $5 a box in some pricey places like california and hawaii. >> got to get your thin mintzs even if the price goes up. >> even with those calories. >> and when we come back finally found, a boy missing for ten years reunited with his mom. how applying for college helped
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could see flooding in. of texas and louisiana. this morning with wet roads all the way up to canada and the great lakes, wet roads also in the northwest and snow in the rockies. if you're flying airport delays likeliest in chicago, minneapolis, denver and dallas. well, new developments now in the case of that chicago area police officer who staged his suicide to look like a murder. >> yeah, sources tell our chicago station that the widow and son of joe gliniewicz are under criminal investigation. it apparently estimates from text messages that gliniewicz exchanged regarding the thousands of dollars that he embezzled from a police explorer unit. a man in california is under arrest for an attack against spencer stone, one of the americans hailed for stopping a terror attack on a european train over the summer you'll recall. surveillance footage captured the incident, stone appearing to fight off several people and being stabbed. 28-year-old james tron is considered the instigator of
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stone says he's relieved now that he's been arrested. >> i never thought i would ever get stabbed in my life, you know, so the fact that it happened twice within like a two-month period is pretty insane and my family, you know, has had a pretty hard time with it. but, you know, i'm walking away with just some scars and a clean bill of health so i can't be, you know, any. happier than i am right now. >> he suffered knife wounds in august while helping to stop that attack on a train bound for paris. as for the american suspect, james tron, he's now charged with attempted murder and will make a court appearance toledo. also from california, the taco bell marketing manager who was fired after this assaulting an uber driver says he wants to apologize. benjamin golden was drunk while taking that ride and he says he doesn't remember the incident at all. but he's asking to apologize to the driver in person. golden is charged with assault
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the driver is suing him seeking more than $25,000 in damages. an alabama mother's prayers have been answered. her son who disappeared more than ten years ago has now been located in cleveland with his biological father. julian hernandez was just 5 years old when his mother reported that he was missing. it wasn't until hernandez found out that his social security number was bogus that the story began to unravel. the father has been charged with abduction. well, now to real-life action hero. in ohio it was a state trooper responding to a call about a car speeding down the highway. the driver told officer matthew stauffer that his baby was unresponsive. stauffer jumped into action on the side of a road and performed cpr on the 1-year-old girl until she started breathing again. he says he feels blessed to help save her life. a massachusetts woman is lucky to be alive this morning. take a look why. that wood post you see there came crashing through her windshield as she was drivinging on the interstate.
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police think the post came from another vehicle and was then catapulted by a tractor trailer injured. serena williams has put years of training on the tennis court to good use. tuesday. her phone on a chair next to her when it was stolen. the thief running off, williams took after him and got her phone back. she posted a photo of herself looking like supergirl and, yes, she is calling herself superrena, williams saying, quoting here, just because you're a lady, don't be afraid to step up to any challenge. if only we can get you to get that grand slam in one calendar year. >> she will, she will. >> week nine of the nfl kicks off tonight as you know with the un undefeated bengals hosting the browns in cincinnati. >> as for last night in the nba at espn. >> good morning, welcome to our "sportscenter" set here in los angeles. i'm stan verrett. this is neil everett. >> spurs/wizards. >> prepare to be entertained.
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>> let's roll. john wall practicing. that's how youism prove. dusty baker is going to be the new nationals manager. we love dusty make baker. he worked with us at espn, great dude, likes to fish, music and baseball? tied up, 3:30 left. beal by leonard and kawhi leonard is a good defensive players. gortat, did you see that got lucky on the bounce. beal again hits a big shot. washington is up 4. we got about 1:40 left. leonard stepback, bobby jack. what a game this was. it wasn't as good as wizards/golden state and the clippers but it was still good, tony parker. >> par lew view fran says. >> with seven seconds left tied this may go to overtime if washington can't convert. john wall told beal, hey, man, this is what they do. they pay us to make those shots. lamarcus aldridge, pick it up.
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oh. and beal hits it. and san antonio i think had beaten washington like 17 straight times at one point. the wizards get them, 102-99. >> neil mentioned the clippers and warriors. warriors win it at home. that's aall we got. up next in "the pulse," country music's best rocking the house. the most talked about moments from last night's cmas. p i was out for a bike ride. r i didn't think i'd r have a heart attack. t
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are you ready for a country -- >> reporter: country music's biggest night. ain't that america with you and me >> reporter: -- rocking and leaving the audience rolling. >> bruce jenner is a babe now. >> hey now. and trump's leading in the polls >> reporter: brad paisley and carrie underwood hosting the cma awards for eighth year in a row bringing laughs. i've tried >> reporter: between the star-studded performances. little big town crushing it. i got a girl crush >> reporter: winning song, single and vocal group of the year. repeat wins for best new artist, chris stapleton too. >> this is unbelievable. i don't know what to say. i don't know what to think. >> reporter: ahead of the biggest honors of this memorable music-filled night in nashville. all right >> the cma awards for
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entertainer of the year goes to luke bryan. [ cheers and applause ] >> i love you, country music. i love you, fans. >> reporter: a huge night for luke bryan and for chris stapleton. the first time nominee unseeded blake shelton for male vocalist of the year while his ex miranda lambert took home female vocalist for the sixth consecutive year. kendis and reena. >> my favorite times of the year because the music awards, cmas give you a flavor of country music and the best songs to download. >> yes, of course, in a couple weeks we have the american music awards roo it here on abc but a lot of people talking about this moment here, tennessee native justin joining them on stage there. good performance. >> the cma hosts sang about the recent split between blake shelton and miranda lambert as word spread that shelton now dating gwen stefani. >> they spent the summer on covers of tabloids. since then "the voice" co-hosts
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checking our top stories, british and u.s. officials say it's likely that a bomb caused the crash of that russian passenger jet in egypt. the uk may begin special flights to evacuate 20,000 of its citizens stranded there. donald trump facing protesters calling on nbc to drop him as guest host of "saturday night live." trump also under fire for a tweet showing a swastika near jeb bush. police in chicago questioning a person of interest in connection with the murder of a 9-year-old boy. the killing of tyshawn lee has shocked the city as it grapples with widespread violence. looking at today's weather, mountain snow in the rockies all the way to the dakotas. some heavy rain east of there. severe storms in texas, mild along the east coast, showers in the northwest. and finally this morning, a guy who's got another long day of riding mass transit in front
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of him and he's not riding from the suburbs to his job in the city. >> that's right. the guy taking public transportation across the country, that's right, from coast to coast for more than 2900 miles. new york to san francisco. reporter tommy poole of our station in terre haute, indiana, has his story. >> reporter: it's not uncommon to see bus stops, however it's uncommon to see a long distance traveler riding one. william freeman stepped off this ride in terre haute as he continues his quest from new york city to san francisco using only public transportation. >> well, i wanted to bring attention to the current state of mass transit and its un unlimited potential for the united states. >> reporter: living on long island crossing multiple state lines would have been easy, friedman took the challenge a step further. >> well, the first rule is no national chains, no greyhound, no amtrak. only i'm taking local transit.
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paratransit and that's what gets me from county to county. >> reporter: while public transportation in the united states is behind other countries, freeedman says it's not bad assome think. >> i think it's really pretty good. i think it's a whole lot better than it's given credit for. >> reporter: however going through some rural parts of the country has proven a bit of a challenge and only 600 miles into his journey freeedman has found he's been forced to accept rides from locals. but that just adds to his experiment. >> one hypothesis i went into this endeavor trying to test is just how nice and decent american people are. >> kindness of strangers. >> yes, what a great way to see the country. see the country. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us, of course, for have a great thursday.


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