--Allegations about Donald Trump's past, after his lewd comments about women. The Trump campaign calls "fiction" a New York Times article about two women who describe inappropriate encounters with Trump...one 30 years ago, the other about a dozen years ago. A former Miss Arizona…who calls herself a conservative…going public in an interview …describing what it felt like backstage with Trump.
--The Republican ticket zeroed in on the latest batch of reported Clinton campaign emails that Wikileaks released. "She deleted the emails! She has to go to jail!" said Donald Trump to a Florida crowd.
--Hillary Clinton tells supporters in Pueblo: "Now that just shows how desperate they are. That's all they have left, pure negativity, pessimism."
--Two senior level sources confirm to ABC News, the Trump team will be reallocating resources out of Virginia and into other battle ground states.
--The Clinton campaign confirms campaign manage John Podesta's Twitter account was hacked. Wednesday night as tweet was sent from his account: "I've switched teams.Vote Trump 2016.Hi pol"
AIR BAG INFLATORS
The federal government has accused a small air bag parts maker of stonewalling an investigation into a fatal car crash, and threatened a large fine over the lack of cooperation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said ARC Automotive Inc. of Knoxville, Tennessee, has missed deadlines and failed to report crash information and test results as required by law. The allegations are contained in documents made available on the agency's website late Tuesday. NHTSA has said it wants to determine the entire population of ARC inflators in the U.S., which it estimates at 8 million mainly in older vehicles made by General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Hyundai and Kia. About 2.6 million of the parts were sold to General Motors.
CT PLANE CRASH
It was no accident, say police. The FBI is now leading the investigation into Tuesday's deadly plane crash in central Connecticut. Authorities believe the crash was intentional. The pilot survived and is hospitalzed with burns. ABC News has learned his student who died in the crash was Feras Majdii Mohammad Freitekh - a 28-year-old Jordanian national, attending flight school at a nearby Hartford airport. Authorities say the two men were coming in to land each with their own set of controls to fly the plane, but they won't say who was in control at the time of the crash.
Hurricane Nicole.. cruising towards Bermuda and picking up speed... maximum winds 115 miles per hour.
The death toll from Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina is up to 20. Officials continue to warn residents in low-lying areas in eastern North Carolina to get out before the floodwaters arrive.
BOSTON OFFICERS SHOT
A man wearing body armor and armed with an assault rifle shot two Boston police officers who were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance at a home, before being shot and killed by other officers, police said. The two wounded officers were hospitalized in "extremely critical condition" early Thursday morning. "Two of the officers dragged their fellow officers out of the line of fire so they were in a protected zone, and the officers continued to engage in a gun exchange," Evans said.
--Samsung Electronics said Thursday it has expanded its recall of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the U.S. to include all replacement devices the company offered as a presumed safe alternative after the original Note 7s were found prone to catch fire.
--Samsung telling consumers to return their phones... even offering.. a special kind of return kit for people who bought their phones from the company's website.
The US military is weighing an "appropriate" response after a missile was fired from Houthi controlled territory in Yemen at a US destroyer. The Houthis are an Iranian-backed militia that overthrew Yemen's president 2 years ago. The new attack was similar to one on Sunday, when two missiles were fired at the USS Mason. Just as in that incident no one was hurt as the missile fell short of the destroyer.
U.S. prosecutors will file no criminal charges against an Environmental Protection Agency employee who was part of an EPA cleanup crew that inadvertently triggered a massive mine wastewater spill in August of 2015 at the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. Water quality in the region has returned to normal, but the political fallout over the accident continues.