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check out these images of an incredible rescue in central florida. officers rescued a woman trapped in her car after it became submerged in a canal. during flash floods, they made it through water and smashed the window to get the woman free. double amputee runner oscar pistorias is up for parole. in south africa. he's serving over 13 years in prison for the death of his girlfriend rena steenkamp who he was convicted of shooting in
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2016. he has served half of his sentence and is therefore eligible for parole. but before that happens, he must meet with steenkamp's parents. the meeting has yet to be arranged. now to an apparent mistake of monumental proportions. a mother and father are taking action against a fertility clinic they say is responsible for a baby mixup. abc's megan tevrizian has more details. >> reporter: their morning a los angeles family is suing a fertility clinic after a mother says she gave birth to someone else's baby. >> i was robbed of the ability to carry my own child. i never had the opportunity to grow and bond with her during pregnancy. to feel her kick. or to watch her in ultrasounds. >> reporter: in 2018, andrew cardinale entrusted the california center for reproductive health and dr. ellie ron moore to help conceive their second child through in-vitro fertilization. but when she gave birth, her baby did not look anything like her or her husband. >> the moment our second daughter was born, should have been among the happiest of my
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life. but i immediately felt shaken and confused as to why i didn't recognize her. >> reporter: they say subsequent dna tests confirmed their baby was the biological child of complete strangers. both couples say they unknowingly raised each other's babies for months before the mistake was uncovered. the couple is now suing the california center for reproductive health. their doctor and the lab involved. according to their attorney, mistakes like this are more common than people think, because he says fertility centers are almost entirely unregulated. >> barbershops and nail salons are subject to far tighter state and federal regulation. it's time to demand accountability from big fertility. >> i hope our story will help others. god forbid anyone else is going through a similar situation, but i hope that we're able to give
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other families out there a voice. if something doesn't seem right, ask questions. >> reporter: the lab has not returned our request for comment. on the lawsuits. the obtained their biological children who are now 2 year old and are committed to staying connected. andrew, mona? >> megan, thank you. coming up, the news about george washington's home in mt. vernon. coming up, while you may want to get your hands on your favorite wine while there's still time left.
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♪ the park across the way ♪ ♪ the children's carousel ♪ ♪ the chestnut trees ♪ ♪ the wishin' well ♪ ♪ red red wine ♪ >> ooh, you see it there, 1,000 bottles of red, red wine shattered on a highway in winston-salem.
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authorities say the driver of that truck lost control and overturned. it took hours to clean up that mess. >> yeah, that major wine spill in the tar heel state certainly won't help an already deepening worry among winemakers. >> we are talking about a growing wine shortage. so, what does this mean for the wine lovers as we approach the holidays? our will ganss tracked down an expert. >> there's plenty to whine about for vintners these days. demand for wine higher in the 19 months of the pandemic, but winemakers across the pond are dealing with a lot. >> there was a frost in europe, and follow that with floods. i don't know what would be next, maybe locusts. >> these plagues of pinot proportions. adding up. throughout the european union, this would be the third year in a row of lagging output, approaching one of the lowest years in recent history, according to the international organization of vine and wine.
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combine that with supply chain issues, namely a shortage of glass wine bottles, and back here in the united states we're already seeing the impact. >> in the united states, $7 to $11 range, the price increased by about 5% on a liter price. >> reporter: so what does it all mean as we head into high-sipping season? it's not like we're going to be walking into the local liquor store and all of the wine's going to be missing off of the shelves because all of these issues we're talking about today? >> no, your $7 to $11 price point will always be available. however, your more boutique wines might be in short supply going into the holidays. so, if there's something there you like, i would get it before thanksgiving rush. >> so, even though these issues might delay wine getting to the shelves in the grocery stores. the experts say the fact that they're in barrels
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longer will give the wine a nice smokey flavor. >> you had me at merlot. >> i like that. of pinot proportions. grapes, if can you believe it or not, are the most-planted food in the world. back in the day, they used to drink wine in place of water. >> interesting. we should to that, no? - "dear michael, i appreciate your help, patience, and support through the reverse mortgage loan process. you are an asset to aag." this is from helen, a happy customer, who got a reverse mortgage loan from aag. you see, a lot of people aren't sure if a reverse mortgage is really right for them. so michael and all the experts at aag work hard to make sure you understand exactly what you're getting. they want to make sure you're happy. - [announcer] call aag today and find out how a reverse mortgage can help you eliminate monthly mortgage payments, pay for living expenses, and even high interest credit card bills. call now at the number shown on your screen.
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updates for those naughty and nice lists. i mean, think about it, too much of a good thing is a bad thing. if it works for parents to keep their kids on their toes right before the holidays, if you extend it, the kid's tired of it. i don't even want santa claus anymore. >> i'm being told by my sources that the elf is now taking this to an appeals court. >> yes, he's filed a motion. >> in the north pole. >> in the north pole. what is that, the zero district? district zero? next, part of george washington's estate selling for $50 million. >> what, wait? >> that's right. a prime slice of the mt. vernon estate in virginia has become the highest-ever sale in the washington, d.c. region. it's part of washington's original 1800-acre estate dating back to 1760. and the 16,000-square foot house overlooks the potomac river. featured seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. >> okay, it's obviously been upgraded because other amenities
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that washington never envisioned include an indoo pl, spa room and theater. that might have kept him busy from being presidenties. >> i honestly think if they were trying to create the declaration of independence now they wouldn't be able to do it, because they would be watching netflix. >> yeah, i think you're right. next to peeling an apple with a power drill. >> wait, what? >> all right, australian do-it-yourself enthusiast matthew perry, presumably no relation to chandler bing, took to tiktok to demonstrate this ingenious hack. as you can see, he takes seconds to peel an entire apple by using a drill. >> i don't know, this is definitely something that chandler and joey would do. you see the bits of peel flying everywhere, and of course the power drill. and finally to a horse leading this month's november mustache campaign. >> wait, what?
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