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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., thursday, march 1. we're following breaking news. firefighters are battling a house fire in burlington county. when they arrived flames were shooting out of the home and two people were rushed to the hospital. >> it's time for a coastal storm. accuweather is tracking a system that will pack rain and wind and wet snow. we go behind the oscars curtain with jimmy kimmel, the host fills us in for what's in store for sunday's show. >> let's find out about the rain and snow and wet traffic. >> reporter: a little change with the model since yesterday morning, more areas will see wet snow tomorrow. >> reporter: wind, rain, coastal
flooding, street flooding and wet snow. other than that nothing is going on. as we look at the weather center we have rain coming up from the south. there's no hint of snow otherwise just areas with mixing north of detroit. as cooler air gets drawn in and coastal storm develops we're expecting that tomorrow, too. it's only its way. we have a flood watch north and west, coastal flood watch high wind watch everywhere, and winter storm watch in the poconos. let's break it down for you, we'll start with the coastal flood watch this kicks in this evening, and through saturday evening in areas of high tide during the time period that could see minor to moderate flooding. this is mainly in the northeast half of the region where the heaviest rain is expected to set up. look out for poor drainage thrugd -- flooding there. high wind watch could get up to
50 and 65-mile an hour down the shor. temperatures right now not too bad. most of us in the 40s, even the mid 40s in philadelphia. so fairly comfortable winds not all that strong just yet. as we go through the day, it's cloudy, mild high of 58 around 2:00 p.m. later in the afternoon, after about 4:00 p.m., and beyond in most areas you've got a chance of the rain building in, it will get heavier along with windier conditions later tonight and tomorrow. >> karen we'll have the details on how this will affect today tonight and tomorrow and saturday coming up. >> what a mess of a scene we have in devon, chester county. 202 southbound that car was fully engulfed in flames a couple of minutes ago, two fire crews and ambulance and police on the scene blocking the two right lanes southbound toward malvern west valley road, 202, we have emergency workers,
during a commercial break i posted a video. it's a big problem in devon right now. we have a problem on the schuylkill expressway, all lanes were blocked, now we're seeing some traffic getting by on the schuylkill expressway eastbound in here vare. we have this accident it's creating a mess right now. eastbound jammed from 30th street to vare avenue. they are letting the traffic get by. earlier i was watching people turn around andy drive the wrong way along a ramp trying to get out of the backlog on the schuylkill expressway eastbound toward pass i couldn't think you're jammed because of the accident blocking two lanes a minute ago. as you look at the big picture, no speeds nothing happened because for a while it was so jammed it's shut down on the schuylkill expressway eastbound. we have speeds in the single digits, chopper 6 hd over the scene right now showing the emergency workers just now
letting traffic get by, there you can kind of see the wreckage from one of the vehicles involved in the accident on the schuylkill expressway eastbound at vare. as you pan back chopper you get a sense of the backlog we're dealing with this morning. if you're in the area, you don't want to be in that jam for a while the schuylkill expressway was shut down. what you can do is stick to the vine eastbound to i-95 southbound so you're not in the mess that chopper 6 hd was showing on the schuylkill expressway. one more issue an accident involving an overturned vehicle what's going on coatsville at first avenue at lincoln highway. >> we've got breaking news, more of it, two school districts in gloucester county, new jersey just canceled classes for today because of an incoming threat. franklin township school district and delsea township school district say a threatening e-mail was sent to a staff member in the district. after consulting with police,
the decision was made to close both districts. we have crews heading to the area to get more information for you. >> breaking, this was the scene as firefighters battled a large house fire in delanco, burlington county. heavy flames and smoke shooting into the skies over south jersey. we know that two people were injured and rushed to the hospital. action cam is live on the scene now. the 600 block of hickory street smoke pouring out of the structure which broke out in flames at 3:00 a.m. on fire for more than 3 hours. firefighters remain on the scene with their hoses and trucks trying to put this out once and for all. breaking, as well a man was rushed to the hospital after being shot three times in the city's brewerytown neighborhood. the gunfire erupted before 4:00 a.m. at north 29th and jefferson streets, police have not told us that victim's condition. white house could unveil president trump's plan to
prevent gun violence in schools as soon as today it would raise age on purchases from 18 to 21. america's biggest retailer walmart said it will no longer sell firearms of any kind nor ammunition to anyone under the age of 21. walmart stopped selling assault style guns in its store after the north carolina church shooting. dicks will not sell assault-style rifles at any of their stores. retail chain ceo under lawmakers to pass gun reform measures. police in bucks county released photos of two men suspected of stealing money from
atm. they were shown stalling a skimming device in bensalem at bb and t bank. 20 skimmers were found in philadelphia last year. contact police if you're a victim. a big-box store is having trouble it will be closing more doors one last time. maribel aber has more. >> betts -- best buys are closing smaller stores they believe they can transition customers to other stores. it is within three miles of their big box locations. futures are pointing to a lower open. full slate of economic reports due out, consumer spending automotive sales and inflation. >> two new jersey state troopers helped to save a man's
life when they found him unresponsive. it happened along the garden state parkway back on thursday, sergeant karen at fayhey and christopher herman found the man unresponsive, they broke the window and performed cpr waiting for emergency crews to arrive. >> our training convicted in, my first thought this was somebody's father and husband, we needed to do something. >> the man was taken to the hospital and released. looking live at sky6 live hd the sun is about to come up over pennsylvania and new jersey the entire delaware valley is awaiting the arrival of a coastal storm later today. >> i love that we're getting closer to spring the sun is coming up earlier, we get these gorgeous pictures right now. >> reporter: it's so beautiful let's sit and enjoy it.
no, it's a mess out there. this is the schuylkill expressway near vare avenue. for a while the schuylkill expressway was shut down eastbound near vare. because of that we have a huge delay. i want to show you a different scene. chopper 6 hd is over the scene we can see the traffic. here's the deal. it was blocked completely, now, we have police blocking two lanes on the schuylkill expressway eastbound near vare heading toward passyunk. the backup is extensive. you're jammed at this point heading on the schuylkill expressway. you can see all the headlights are kind of just stuck in traffic from the vine eastbound to i-95 southbound because of that accident scene. also our other breaking news, 202 southbound westbound because of a car fire. we have two fire crews and ambulance and police on the scene at west valley road in devon heading toward malvern. a big problem there. southampton an accident first avenue at lincoln highway.
let's talk about the weather. today we have a dry start. it's mild, testers ten degrees above -- temperatures ten degrees above average in the upper 50s, but a wet evening commute as we track a powerful coastal storm. timeline, rain arrives in the afternoon and evening turning heavy. tomorrow morning snow in the poconos. rain for most of us. tomorrow afternoon and evening the winds are howling and turns from rain to wet snow. david will come back with the seven day and talk about who's getting what with the snowfall and how much will fall in the area. that's next. >> 6:10 a.m. behind the scenes of oscars, jimmy kimmel reveals what's up his sleeve as he returns for his second year as host. a man gets into uber in west virginia and wakes up several states away from his own hometown in new jersey. we'll tell you what led to the
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>> a driver slammed into a car dealership in western pennsylvania landing inside the showroom. the woman pulled into the parking lot in butler township and kept going. the car hit and employee and customer in the showroom. the two are expected to be okay. the driver was taken to the hospital to be checked. an inflatable life raft fell from a helicopter and landed on a florida home and put a gaping hole in the roof. the can canadian royal helicoptr
dropped 2 by 2 package containing a life raft which was heavy. a woman was inside the home when it came crashing through the roof. she was not seriously injured. >> let's turn to david murphy we have a storm coming and we want you to be prepared. >> reporter: we're dry to start out. clouds developing across the airport and elsewhere across the region. temperatures are in the 40s. temperatures, 44 degrees in philadelphia. there are a couple of spots in the upper 0s. this is pretty much the story and the wind are on the light side. as you look at the wider view there's rain pushing past pittsburgh and virginia. washington, d.c. will get wet later this morning him we'll hold off until this afternoon when we see rain. 51 by noon. if you have things to do and get done early in the day you're
fine. even as late as 3:00 p.m. in a lot of neighborhoods. 58 is the high. 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., rain building in from the western suburbs first and push toward philadelphia. 6:00 p.m., 53 degrees, the temperatures start to fall a little bit as the rain moves in. high temperatures ahead of the rain, everybody else pretty much in the mid to upper 50s, a lot of upper 50s in the northern half of the region. as you head to the shore, it will be cooler. winds picking up ten to 010 miles per hour in the afternoon. the arrival of rain -- 10 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon. the arrival of rain happens as the kids get home from school. rain fills in south and west, up until 11:00 p.m. everybody gets wet there could be pockets of heavy rain that produce street flooding. friday morning, the rain pushes off to the north, but wrap around precipitation comes in
during the day. later in the afternoon we see a changeover to wet snow. this is off and on thing until 1:00 a.m. or 2:00 a.m. and then it gets out of here. there could enough on the tail end of this to produce a grassy accumulation, 1 to 2 in philadelphia. 2 to 4 in the doylestown and allentown. 4 to 8 in the poconos. wind gusts 50 miles per hour across the region and worst down the shore. that means broken trees coming don't know and debris and power outages and coastal flooding down the shore. lots going on tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, rain arriving today heavier tonight the wind pick up. tomorrow an accuweather i a letter with strong wind gusts across the region and rain changing to wet snow. saturday we're dry, high of 46.
windy, bundle up for the union home opener. 47 degrees on sunday, fair amount of sun, but breezy and chilly. next rain is tuesday night or afternoon, it might changeover to wet snow by wednesday morning. >> what happened to the 60s? >> today we're 58 and tomorrow we're talking snowfall. >> i want 60s. roads are dry, but we have problems out there, chopper 6 hd over the scene we have an update on the breaking news, eastbound near vare avenue we have an accident blocking all lanes, i just cleared now you're seeing traffic move you see the police off to the side you're jammed on schuylkill expressway vare avenue. i-95 looking good, schuylkill expressway eastbound between the blue route and the vine you're okay. westbound okay, 422 looking
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red carpet in hollywood as oscar prep gets into high gear. >> jimmy kimmel sat down to tell us what to expect during the show on friday night. >> there will be an unscripted surprise in the show. that's all i can tell you. >> will it take a lot of time? >> i hope so. >> reporter: oscar host jimmy kimmel said we're in for several surprises, he has his comedy bits ready to go and he is happy with things so far. >> does the academy have any veto power of any joke you might want to tell. >> they are very good with that kind of thing. they don't mess with my jokes. as far as a big comedy bit they are involved who is going to be a part of it, how it works, et cetera. but as far as jokes it's up to
me. >> reporter: jimmy had several nominees on his late night talk show. >> there will be time for serious moments, i think if somebody feels very strongly very passionately about a subject they should take 30 seconds and talk about it. >> reporter: last year, the world was talking about the best picture faux pas involving the wrong nfl handed to faye dunaway and warren beatty. >> what did you learn about last year that you can use this year. >> reporter: we should have one set of envelopes. he said he will know in the first 30 seconds of taking the stage he will have a good night or not. >> i think you'll notice in
your gut whether you have the room or they have slipped away. >> reporter: let's talk about mass transit. we've had problems on the roads, but mass transit is looking good, our first delay lansdale doylestown line 17 minute late. chicago is 39 are rain, pope hopefully it stays rain and not snow. today is a cool one to start out and cloudy early with temperatures in the low to mid 40s, we get a high of 58. in the evening commute, mid to upper 40s, anytime after 4:00 p.m., rain arrives, matt and tam. >> thank you, david. 6:26 a.m., we're updating breaking news out of new jersey. a threat has led two school districts to cancel classes. >> president trump squares off with pat toomey while distancing himself from the nra.
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hearing the roar. >> reporter: we have rain on storm tracker 6 live extending from western pennsylvania cincinnati and the midwest. as it pushes toward the east it will interact with a coastal low pressure center that that will e us a series of problems. flood watch north and east of philadelphia is kicking in. high wind watch tomorrow and probably saturday, as well. a winter storm watch in the poconos, i want to give you a breakdown, this starts this evening, and goes until saturday evening times of high tide moderate to coastal flooding. areas if philadelphia, camden county and points to the northeast that's where the heaviest rain will be, poor area drainage flooding. wind watch up to 50 miles per hour and 65 along the shore, debris blowing around and winter
storm watch in the poconos where rain changes over to wet snow. and piles up in the areas. 44 degrees in philadelphia. a couple of spots in the upper 30s, light winds in the 40s. ahead of all this trouble it's not going to be not bad. we'll have mainly cloudy skies and get up to 58 for the high and sometime after 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., we'll watch the rain coming in from the west. high wind and all kind of stuff going on tonight into tomorrow. karen what you have got going on? >> reporter: we had a major accident on the schuylkill expressway near vare looking good on the schuylkill expressway eastbound that delay has eased after the accident cleared. another problem we had this morning was right there, in devon, chester county. we can see the emergency workers on the scene, 202 southbound at west valley road where i showed
you earlier we had a car with flames shooting up, a terrible accident scene blocking the right lane, traffic is moving better as you head toward malvern, 202 southbound. let's look at another problem an accident involving an overturned vehicle it first clear first avenue and lincoln highway. 30 bypass in chester county moving 55 miles per hour. if you're in new jersey, no problems on 42, 55 or 295. matt. >> breaking news here, two school districts in gloucster county, new jersey have chancelled class today because of a threat. franklin township in delsea regional schools districts are closed. jeanette reyes is live at the franklin township police department which is investigating threat. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt, the threat came in last night. we arrived at the franklin township police department as they investigate this latest threat. this one prompting two school districts to close down.
joining me the lieutenant, you and i were talking about the on going investigation, what are you dealing with, what is the threat about? >> last night the franklin township police department received a call from the teacher in the school district she advised us she received an e-mail from an unknown sender that reverenced is soothe in one of our schools. at this point we contacted the school administration from franklin township and delsea regional rifle. regional high school. we determined to close the high school and who the threat was made by. >> reporter: this is not the first time the school district has again a threat. how is the different? >> the one we investigated on monday, came in over the weekend we identified two students at delsea high school and we interviewed them on scene and
determined that they did make a threat there was no danger to the school. they were identified and charged. >> reporter: now, i know a lot of parts out there are very concerned, school is closed, but tomorrow is friday, is there anything you want to say to the parents as you continue on with the investigation. >> you need to speak to your children and let them know this is not acceptable. if they hear something say something. >> reporter: this is a fluid situation as they continue to investigate the latest threat. we'll be here throughout the morning we'll let you know if we get official information, the franklin township schoot -- school district as well as dell is he school district is closed today. >> fire ripped through twin homes in delanco, burlington county. two people were rudder hot hospital. intense flames broke out on hickory street.
firefighters brought the flames under control. >> a police department in burlington county is laying out a school security plan that's been in the works for sometime that includes armed security guards. evesham township is employing former police officers in the 8 facilities and the township high school. >> if the situation arrives their primary goal is to neutralize that threat to address the shooter, attack the shooter and do everything they can to protect the children and staff. >> applicants have to meet a list of requirements, the candidate must be retired no longer than three years go through state mandated training and be fully uniformed and armed. president trump vowed an executive order to ban bump stocks. he seemed to side with democrats calling for stronger background checks in raising age requirements for assault style weapons.
he showed support for strict either background checks that failed in 2013. >> it doesn't make sense i have to wait until i'm 21 that i can get a handgun and i can get this weapon at 18. i'm curious what you did in the bill. >> we didn't address it mr. president. >> because you're afraid of the nra. >> while the president is supporting measures opposed by the nra he is clear that he maintains a positive feeling about the organization saying its members are great people who had been doing what is right. we're investigating a shooting that wounded a man in frankford section. officers are looking for a gun man who shot a 27-year-old man in the face. the shooting happened at a car lot last night. the victim had a weapon in his possession, it is unclear if he ever fired it.
new castle county police believe this pickup truck belongs to a thief behind a string of car break ins in delaware. the thief smashes car windows to take items inside. the thefts have happened at three locations in the state. pike creek shopping center, hockessin athletic club and paper mill park. a lawmakers fights sexual misconduct allegations. one woman said he forced her to have sex after they broke up. he -- another claimed he threatened to kill her. house is investigating the allegation, if they are true they will not be tolerated. the lawmaker said unfortunately i cannot disprove something that never happened. no charges were filed because
these are fabrications. crews repaired an iconic landmark on the penn state university. the university has a cast of the sculpture so new parts can be recreated in order to repair damage. the college's. d printing club crowd fitted a temporary ear on the mascot. it looks good. looking live auto across penns landing, dawn has broken and looking good on your thursday. >> as winter rn comes to a close more and more beautiful pictures to show people during the newscast. >> reporter: warning looks like the sky is on fire, you're seeing a sliver of sunshine, a good way to start the day. thanks for everybody tweeting the photos. let's look at the roads, you can tell on 422 a little bit of
slowing no major issues here. looking live approaching trooper. eastbound traffic heading toward king of prussia you can see it's slow at this point. building volume at least from the saint gabe's curve to 23. we have a problem in southampton bucks county. a vehicle smashed into a pole and peco is on the scene, davisville road shut near chore lat -- charlotte avenue. on the big picture, checking the areas there, the big accident on the schuylkill expressway eastbound near vare avenue. 39 miles per hour the accident is long gone, it's better. elsewhere on the schuylkill expressway, normal volume, 33, 27 miles per hour. i-95 southbound starting to slow, 22 miles per hour near cottman, 20 miles per hour as you approach girard right now. the majors in new jersey are looking okay, i did find an accident, a report of an accident on the waze app 295
southbound in burlington that's starting to slow things up here, thanks to walsh fc for sharing that one. let's look at the weather, we've had a few early morning accidents we have a dry start to the day. temperatures today, ten degrees above average. it will be wet by the evening commute. in fact it's a strong coastal storm david has been talking about. let's talk about the timing of it. this afternoon and evening the rain arrives, a wet evening commute. heavy at times. tomorrow morning you'll have snow in the poconos. for the refuse us the roads will be -- rest of us, the roads will be wet. the rain changes to wet snow. david has the snowfall map to show you who's getting what in the forecast. that's coming up. >> 641 getting a bit of a hall pass when it comes to punishment. one school district is replacing something with detention with something more zen.
coming weeks. according to multiple aids her departure is not related to tuesday's nine hour appearance before the house intelligence committee. she admitted to occasionally telling white lies on the president's behalf. she was romantically tied to rob the porter who was staff secretary who is accused of abusing his wives. two runway dogs brought highway to grinding halt. one was captured on interstate 70 in phoenix. the second was captured in a mobile home park. they are trying to track down their owners. an animal rescue organization saved a baby chimp in the republic of congo. the seems the chimp named musa is not afraid of flying, he sat
on the pilot's lap the whole time and enjoyed grooming time, as well. the group had a helped rescue him him said he is doing well in his new home. >> reporter: he is i doorable. he will be a junior class pilot in 6 months. >> a few more miles in the skies and then he will be good. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we're dry so far. looking outside, clouds overhead. sunny breaks, the clouds are getting thick. there's not a lot of wind blowing, a lot of times there are flags on the parkway, they are so this morning. allentown, most of the region is in the mid 40s, 44 in philadelphia. with light winds despite cloud cover it's not a bad start. there are the clouds on satellite. there's the rain out by pittsburgh an virginia. there will be slow progression pushing toward the east. later this afternoon we'll get wet. up in the lehigh valley, cloudy skies rain arriving later today.
58 degrees. down the shore, 54 degrees, cloudy skies, there could be high tide related flooding tomorrow andfully night. lots of clouds today in philadelphia. with rain arriving in the afternoon, mild high of 58. again, if you have stuff to get done today get that finished probably up until 3:00 p.m., should stay dry. rain arrives croant tonight, the winds -- overnight tonight, the winds pick up, and we get windswept rain across the region. it will be blustery and 42. how about the gusts 5 miles per hour tomorrow and going higher from there. today, 3:00 p.m., we look okay. 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. better chance of us getting wet. later on it fills in. parts of the area seeing downpours and poor-drainage
flooding. tomorrow morning we are in a lull, but later in the day, cold air wraps in behind the departing storm system and we get a changeover to snow 4:00 p.m. friday afternoon. it starts to break up past midnight. we're looking at a potential for accumulation out of this. coating to two inches on the grass down in south jersey. 4 to 8 in the poconos, travel could be rough. expected wind gusts, up to 55 across the region and 65 down the shore, that gives us a problem with debris on the roads and maybe branches and wires coming down. coastal flooding is possible, minor to moderate at high tide friday into saturday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 58 degrees rain arriving as you just saw. tomorrow, strong blustery winds and changeover to snow, 44.
saturday, brisk and chilly, 46 degrees, blustery. breezy on sunday, cool, 47. monday, 47 and back up to 49 on tuesday with rain arriving in the afternoon. wednesday morning we could see a rain wet snow mix. >> reporter: we have another new accident on the schuylkill expressway be check out the backup with this. kind of standing still this is the ramp from the schuylkill expressway westbound to south street. you can see the accident blocking the left lane. partially blocking the ramp, slow on the schuylkill expressway westbound to south street. that ramp causing problems. i want to show you a problem in new jersey, we saw it on the waze app live look 295 burlington county. northbound past 541 we have a vehicle off the road. traffic is jammed, emergency crews blocking the left lane. southbound side up ahead to the left you can see the accident on shoulder there, as well. mass transit one delay so far.
matt. >> an elementary school in colorado is taking a knew unique approach to disciplining their students. dowl elementary no longer sends students to detention, instead they are placed in a yoga class. it's been to successful they are offering yoga to all students after school. >> time to see what's coming up on "g.m.a." >> the robin roberts joining us from time square. president trump discipline strayings losing people -- administration losing people left and right. >> reporter: help rings leave the white house, and jar it kushner faces problems on the political scene. chris conley joins us with details. be the match, they challenged me, they challenged
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>> ten people have been charged in a pill mill operation that stretched across southeastern pennsylvania. attorney general said david lawson of fairdale road in philadelphia was the ring leader. he made fake scripts on his computer. there were upwards of 1,000 papers for oxycodon own opioids. helene senior of doylestown admitted to taking $350,000 belonging to 16 clients. she was fired to manage rent collections and main security deposits from their tenants. happening today,
philadelphia franklin square opens for the season. the park will be open everyday through december 31 for rounds of minnie golf and rides on the carousel. there are special movie nights and festivals this summer. >> a lot of ahead on "action news" we'll work to update you on the top stories. david and karen. >> reporter: we have clouds around this morning, but temperatures will climb, by 1:00 p.m. we'll be up to 54 degrees, rain arrives later tonight and steady to heavier tonight and wind picking up a lot of stuff coming up ahead as we look at the extended forecast. >> reporter: a car fire cleared on schuylkill expressway devon, chester county. we have a problem on 422 i'll take you there live next.
top stories at 6:58 a.m., fire ripped through between homes in delanco, burlington county this morning. two people were injured and rushed to the hospital. two school districts canceled classes because of a threat. franklin and detail -- delsea school districts are closed after a threat was sent to a staff member. police told us a man was shot in the brewerytown neighborhood. police have not told us his condition. >> reporter: northbound traffic is heading toward 47 past 541. a vehicle went off in the roadway, blocking the left lane jammed from passing 541. on the southbound side on the left we have an accident on the shoulder there, as well. an accident on the schuylkill
expressway, they are completely blocking the ramp schuylkill expressway westbound to south street. a messy accident here on the schuylkill expressway this morning. >> reporter: we're dry with the temperatures in the mid 40s, this afternoon, 58. rain holding off until late in the afternoon and getting heavier tonight. overnight into tomorrow, accuweather alert for strong winds and combination of rain changing over to wet snow, 44 the high, dry and chilly and brisk for the weekend. >> even though it's cold, you guys are getting ready for the flower show preview. >> i have to remember to get my vest. >> your vest? >> reporter: i get a dress. >> it's interesting to see how they do the water theme. >> reporter: i hear it's gorgeous. >> time for "g.m.a.," for dave dave, matt o'donnell, karen rogers i'm tamala edwards.
good morning, america. breaking news, two of the president's closest advisers in turmoil. communications director hope hicks resigns after admitting she's told, quote, white lies for the president and now jared kushner under new fire for meeting in the white house with basics that gave his family company millions in new loans as the president's unprecedented public war with his own attorney general escalates to the breaking point. also breaking right now, show of force. president putin revealing a powerful new missile to the world. his ominous words about nuclear weapons this morning. urgent search for a missing mother of two. vanishing from her home while her kids were inside. police seeing signs of a possible struggle. where they found her cell phone and the mysterious social media post before