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thank you for watching wusa9 news at noon. i'm andrea roane. another big change in weather a frigid blast of air on our doorsteps. our snow flakes far behind? meteorologist miri marshall is here and saying already the chill is on. >> it really is. though we're going see that cold front slicing through the
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temperatures will start to quickly drop behind that front. we are just hours away from that. so right now, on first alert live doppler, you can see some scattered showers out there. and nothing too impressive. but it is there. there's snow already happening in western maryland and west virginia. it's light and then we can see the scattered showers just around the winchester area and also some along the eastern shore and around baltimore. we'll continue to see this type of activity until that front pushes into the area. we know that it's getting close because we can see the winds are coming from the west- northwest around western maryland. so once we see that wind shift change, we know that that colder air has arrived. so far winds are still coming in from the south and so we've seen the temperatures holding off in the mid 40s. but by 2:00 p.m., the temperatures will begin to drop. so this is what's on the way for us. this cold front packing some really cold air behind it. and it will become breezy and that's the key to getting the windchills going. so by tomorrow, expect it to
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so as you wake up early tomorrow morning and step out, it will feel like it's about 10 degrees in d.c. and feeling like 4 degrees out in the suburbs and throughout the day just really chilly. heavy jackets find them and dig them out wherever they are. by 3:00 p.m. signs of the colder air coming in. to the south of us us see a rain and flurry mix and still showers to the east of us and then by 6:00 this evening, it is still cloudy out there. we do have other pockets of rain and flurries mixing in. but then that cold air begins to settle in so it will feel like it's in the 20s by 6:00 this evening. andrea? thank you miri. d.c. police say they're investigating the very suspicious death of a woman who was found earlier this morning. the grim discovery was made in the 300 block of 34th street northeast around 8:30 a.m.. police chief newsham briefed reporters at the scene.now we are monitoring the investigation and of course
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app -- >> person yet. but we're looking into the possibility -- >> alabama voters are going to the polls in one of the most closely watched elections in years. senatorial candidates roy moore and doug jones made their final acts last night with some high -- arguments last night with some high-profile help. >> reporter: it took democrat doug jones just seconds to complete his alabama special election ballot. >> thank you. >> reporter: odds the mountain -- outside the mountain brook polling place with supporters and a throng of national media. the candidate offered his prediction about the senate race. >> i don't think that roy moore is going to win this election. >> reporter: republican roy moore was the heavy favorite until at least nine women revealed decades-old sexual misconduct allegations. at his election eve rally. moore again denied the accusations and offered some guy denies to the state's -- guidance to the state's republican voters. >> if you don't believe in my character, don't vote for me. >> reporter: just how many people come
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in this solidly republican state will be key. jones needs to see a huge african-american turnout and win over some gop voters. alabama native and former nba star charles barkley laid it on the line at a jones' rally last night. >> i love alabama but at some point we got to draw the line in the sand. we just -- we are not a bunch of damn idiots. >> reporter: moore has some high-profile support including president trump who tweeted jones is a pelosi schumer puppet. roy moore will always vote with us. vote rumor. -- roy moore. moore an antiestablishment christian conservative got into the race to represent what the people of alabama believe. mola lenghi, cbs news, alabama. >> polls close at 8:00 tonight in alabama eastern time. dozens of female congressional democrats will call on the house oversight committee today to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against president trump. that, after a group of women who say they were abused by
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yesterday. they first talked about the alleged abuse during the campaign last year and repeated the claims monday. in a statement, the white house called the women's allegations false and say they were politically motivated. the man suspected of detonating a crude bomb under times square yesterday now facing terrorism charges. 27-year-old akayed ullah came to the u.s. from bangladesh with his family in 2011. and eventually became a permanent resident. meg oliver has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: under the watchful eye of the nypd, commuters were back in the underground walkway this morning where the botched explosion took place. 27-year-old akayed ullah is facing terrorism charges. accused of detonating a crude pipe bomb during the height of new york's rush hour monday morning. he suffered burns, five other people also have minor injuries. >> i think what we saw yesterday was something that could have
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>> reporter: deputy commissioner jon miller told "cbs this morning" the immigrant from bangladesh who was living in brooklyn appeared to be financially stable and was not known to authorities. >> he's somewhat characteristic of what we've been seeing across the world. which is somebody who turns up one day out of the blue. >> reporter: the attack took place at around the world's busiest bus terminal. close to six more peel ride the -- six million people ride the new york city subway every year. two months earlier a man used a truck to mow down pedestrians in manhattan. new yorkers we spoke to are determined not to let terrorists disrupt theirive lives. >> it -- their lives. >> it doesn't affect me as much to change my decision of taking bus or driving to the city. >> reporter: ullah came to the u.s. in 2011. on a visa available to some relatives of american citizens. president trump says family visas are incompatible with national security
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calling for immigration reform. meg oliver, cbs news, new york. >> on his facebook page, prosecutors say ullah wrote quote -- trump, you failed to protect your nation. well, it's a huge milestone for tina frost. the anne arundel county native who was wounded in the shooting rampage in las vegas. frost is home in maryland for the holidays. she spent weeks at johns hopkins hospital but was recently released from her rehab facility. she'll continue therapy as an outpatient. she's getting stronger and better every day her family says. the investigation continues this afternoon into the death of 17-year-old navid sepehri. the walt whitman high school seen your was found dead on -- senior was found dead on sunday. he was extremely intoxicated after an underdangerred party. we have more. >> reporter: police are continuing to retrace the steps of 17-year-old navid sepehri. they're trying to re
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after witnesses say he left a big underage party where there was a lot of drinking. his body was found right here in the woods behind bannockburg swim club. less than 24 hours after that party. that was held at the home of the austrian diplomat. as for police, they showed up at that party saturday night to bust it. but they didn't make any arrests and even though they saw under aged kids drinking. a few feet away from where the 17-year-old's body was found, a memorial continues to grow with flowers and candles. and smaller tea light candles that spell out nav, a nickname for the teen. it's clear he was loved by so many here. we are going to continue to stay on top of this and we reached out to the austrian embassy and police and bring you details as they develop. in bethesda, hilary lane, wusa9. >> we don't know if that high ranking austrian diplomat was home at the time of the party or even knew it was happening. u
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latest in this investigation on our wusa9 app and at wusa9.com. one person is dead and another is hospitalized after a car going the wrong way caused an accident on the beltway. it happened on the outer loop last night between central avenue and arena drive in landover. police say the driver of a toyota camry collided with the ford f finty work -- xfinity work truck. the driver of the camry was dead at the scene. the person in the xfinity buck truss rushed -- truck was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. the accident closed the beltway for several hours. police are searching for two persons of interest in connection with a shooting at the minnesota avenue metro station. a man wounded last night but his injuries are not considered life-threatening. police released two blurry pictures that you see on the screen of the suspects. if you recognize either of them, please call d.c. police. the washington archdiocese is appealing a
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posted on metrobuses. the ad in question includes a silhouette of shepherds evoking the journey of the three wisemen and urging worshipers to find the perfect gift. a federal judge ruled that the transit agency has the right to block as that promote or oppose any religion. the archdiocese is appealing that decision, saying it's a violation of free speech. metro has banned ads that promote or oppose any religion, religious practice, or beliefs since 2015. coming up on wusa9 news, the season of giving. volunteers hand out joy and gifts to some deserving youngsters in fairfax county. and alexandria. plus, the u.s. isn't is there but leaders from -- isn't there but leaders from 60 other countries are in paris to discuss ways to fight climate change. those stories and more ahead.
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hi, i'm jimmy and this is billy. i was out last week because this guy had -- a hard surgery. but look he's fine. everybody. [ cheering and applause ] he may have pooped but he's fine. >> jimmy kimmel and his very special co-host last night. kimmel brought his son billy with them returning to his late night shoal after a week -- show after a week off for the 7- month-old's fifth heart surgery. he urged congress to restore chip, the children's health insurance program. it's been unfunded and stuck in a political stalemate since september. it's disgusting that congress is putting tax cuts for millionaires ahead of the lives of children kimmel said. make our climate great again. that's the message from leaders from more than 50 countries who are meeting in paris today for
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a summit on fighting climate change. absent, president trump who was not invited after he withdrew the u.s. from the paris climate agreement. french president emmanuel macron is hosting the one planet summit. teri okita has more. >> reporter: french president macron hosted them at the one planet summit in paris. the meeting comes two years after nearly 200 nations agreed to stop relying so heavily on fossil fuels and to limit global warming. >> we're getting out. >> reporter: president trump withdrew from the deal saying it was unfair to u.s. businesses and workers and taxpayers. >> it is not based on common sense. >> reporter: former u.s. secretary of state john kerry tried to reassure international players that americans want to fight climate change. >> and while donald trump may have pulled out of paris, the american people have not. we remain committed to the paris agreement. >> reporter: france's president told cbs ve
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decision was aggressive. but perhaps not final. >> i'm pretty sure that my friend president trump will change his mind in the coming month or years, i do hope. >> reporter: on tuesday investors and global leaders agreed to devote more money and technology to slowing global warming. teri okita, cbs news. >> the world bank announced it will stop financing oil and gas projects in 2019 to help the world's economy shift to cleaner energy. today marks the start of the eight day jewish celebration of hanukkah. one of washington's biggest hanukkah celebrations will take place this evening at the white house. the national menorah grand lighting ceremony will begin at 4:00 on the ellipse. the doors will open to the public at 3:00 p.m. and tickets to attend the ceremony are free. and can be obtained online. the fairfax county fire and rescue department is hosting a holiday toy drive. the presents will go to deserving youngsters throughout fairfax county and the city of alexandria.
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nearly 300 children will be selecting toys and books for the holiday season. the kids will also have a chance to visit with santa and pet a few dogs from caring angels therapy dogs. and we invite you to join us and our partners at children's national to help get toys to children who are going to be spending the holidays in the hospital. now here's the easy part. you can do everything all online. visit wusa9.com/givehope. that takes you to an amazon wish list and you can choose a gift and check out like normal at amazon and we'll work with children's national to get the toys wrap asked delivers to -- wrapped and delivered to where they're needed. again that's wusa9.com/givehope and we thank you in advance for your help in giving the gift of hope this year, thanks to your generosity we've collected more than 150 gifts so far. so easy to make a difference in a child's life. >> it is and we really simplified the process for you. >> i know anytime you can just order and somebody else will
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the gift wrapping? can't ask for anything better than that. >> click and ship. >> beginning to look and feel more like christmas. we have several days to get snow and i know the menorah lighting is this evening. it's going to turn very chilly for that so if you are heading out you want to bring your jacket and we'll take a look at the hourly forecast in just a moment. the sharp drop in temperatures we have a very potent cold front heading our way. 30s by 4:00 this afternoon. and the chilly night ahead. teens and 20s out there. and then wednesday, it's going to feel a lot colder than what it actually is. it will feel as if it's between 4 and 22 degrees. that's going to be our windchill range on wednesday. so now we begin to see the scattered showers making their way across the region. winchester is now seeing some of the lighter showers and some have popped up around the baltimore area and along the eastern shore. we have a chance to see some of that push in our direction. it's a small chance, but it's certainly there. we already seen evidence of that popping up around the area. want to pay close attention to our -- the
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because that tells me where that cold front is obviously along with the temperatures. we've already spotted snow around oakland and now they have winds coming from the northwest. once we get our sustained winds to shift -- winds to switch where the northwest, you can see temperatures dropping by 10 degrees or so in an hour or two. that's a big change. tonight have the heavy jacket -- you want to have the heavy jacket ready. we are not far behind that cold front is right around the martinsburg area. should be arriving within the next few hours. so by 2:00, temperatures will begin to fall. still have that chance to see scattered showers and we're down to 42 at that point. by 4:00 this evening, it's chilly. we're down to 38 degrees. and by 6:00 this evening, wouldn't rule out a scattered flurry, pay attention to the temperatures because we are down to 34 degrees by 6:00 this evening. let's show you how the rain and the flurries play out on futurecast. so we advance the clock to 3:00 this evening. you notice there's still some showers along the eastern shore. but look what's
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it's a representation of rain and flurries beginning to mix in. that colder air is starting to take over. and then by 6:00 this evening, the further east you go you can run into some flurries or a rain and flurry mix as far south as la plata. around the d.c. area, the chance is small but don't watch you off -- catch you off-guard. it's time for the cold to settle in after that. low temperatures tonight dipping to 22 degrees in d.c.. we're down to 18 in gaithersburg tonight. manassas down to 17 degrees. but if that's not cold enough for you, i want to talk about the windchill. because it's going to get breezy this afternoon right around 3:00 or so. you'll find the winds beginning to really pick up. and that's going to make it feel a lot colder than what it actually is. as early as 6:00 this evening it will feel like 29 degrees in the washington, d.c. area. now as we advance that clock until wednesday morning, you are trying to get out and about. head to work. catch a metro. drop your kids at school. bundle up and bundle up your kids. 10 degrees is what itgo
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d.c.. it's going to feel like 4 degrees in gaithersburg. the further west you go the colder it feels. it feels like 10 degrees below zero in oakland early tomorrow morning. so if you're planning a trip over there, definitely bring the heavy jackets and perhaps a blanket too. then throughout the day, on wednesday, it feels like teens and 20s once again. seven day forecast, temperatures dropping this afternoon. hanukkah starting on a very cold note. 31 degrees tomorrow. and breezy out there with those winds up to 20 miles per hour. stronger gusts are possible. look for a flurry once again wednesday night. 38 degrees with snow possible thursday. and friday another chance for rain and snow with the high of 35. sunny and 42 degrees by saturday.
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♪ [ cheering and applause ] party time. >> and that's late late show host james corden wrapping up another year of carpool karaoke. you saw the faces harry stiles and katy perry, bruno mars among the many stars who lent their voice to the christmas classic. and netflix is spilling our secrets, the streaming service says american vandal a true crime satire was its most watched show between november 06 last year through this year. all told
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than 140 million hours of content a day during that period. thanks for giving us a look. we have one final look at the forecast when we come back.
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wake up, it feels like 11 degrees or 10 degrees in d.c.. feels like 4 degrees in gaithersburg. >> i was listening and i broke out the big coat. that's it for us at noon. we'll be back at 5:00. i'll see you then with lesli
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>> dina: where's jack? >> jack: i'm here, mother. everything all right? what is it? >> dina: well, i was just waiting for all the sniping to begin, you know, your daily battle. who's running jabot today? >> ashley: no, we've settled it. came to agreement. >> jack: a compromise. >> dina: oh? >> jack: yes. ashley's doing what she loves, working in the lab... >> ashley: ...and jack is gonna resume his position as c.e.o. full-time. >> dina: and i'm not consulted on the matter? well, i see where i stand. >> ashley: what? >> jack: wait, where are you going? >> dina: to pack my bags and take the next flight to paris before i'm compromised out of this into some home for the bewildered. >> sharon: if i hurry, i think i can go over my notes one more

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