nicole: breaking news this morning. tensions rise in the battle for new york delegates. a poll shows donald trump and hillary clinton with commanding leads in the entire state. good morning, i'm nicole petallides. lauren: good morning, i'm lauren simonetti. we will have the latest of the campaign trail. nicole: checking u.s. stock market futures ahead of the opening bell right now. dow futures up 16. s&p up 3. lauren: in asia japanese stocks rose. 17-month highs, in china, shanghai fell.
nicole: let's check at this second, 40.83 cents a barrel. lauren: earning season underway. reporting profits fell by 92-point, we will have that story. nicole: and in sports, fans in oklahoma city honor kobe bryant and last road game and in boston fans paid tribute to david ortiz and home owner. lauren: 5:01 in new york. welcome to fbn:am. nicole: a new poll finds donald trump and hillary clinton with commanding leads in new york. trump with 54% support in his home state. ohio governor john kasich is 21% while texas senator ted cruz gets 15%.
>> i think i will be good with people. ronald reagan had very high unfavorable and jimmy carter was 19 points or 20 points ahead of him and ended up winning by six points so i think it's going to be similar. >> cruz and trump are not winning in the fall. now, here is going to be the concern. we are not only going to lose the white house and the court, but we are going to lose the united states senate, we are going to lose the courthouse and state house, so when people look, look, i'm beating hillary virtually everywhere in the country. >> i'm going say a sentence that hasn't been said in 50 years, california is going to decide the republican nomination. [cheers and applause] nicole: on the democratic side, clinton has 55% support in her adopted state. vermont senator bernie sanders gets 41%.
>> we have to protect the country, the person that you vote for to be president will also be commander in chief. a lot of what you are hearing from trump and cruz is not only offensive, it's dangerous. it puts our country at risk. >> what i have learned in this campaign so far, is we win when the voter turnout is high, we lose when it is low. let us next week have the highest voter turnout in the history of new york state. nicole: all candidates except senator cruz will be campaigning today. cruz is expected to head the texas. lauren: winning new york's 95 delegates is crucial, peter barnes in albany, new york covering the trump campaign. >> peter peter donald trump heads to raleigh.
he sounded like the republican nominee going after the democratic nominee. >> hillary clinton does not have the judgment to be president. she doesn't have the judgment. [cheers and applause] >> believe me. you look at her decisions and they have been so bad and so wrong,i so look forward getting rid of these guys and running against hillary, all right. peter peter donald trump is expect today win his home state of new york in the primary a week from today. right now he is up more than 20 points in the latest polls over his nearest rival ohio governor john kasich. thank you in new york. lauren: peter barnes in albany, new york, thank you. >> adam shapiro has more from new york. >> bernie sanders may be closing the gap in hillary clinton in
new york as they head to the primary. a poll shows that clinton still leads 51%, but sanders is closing the gap, he now has 39% of the democrats favoring him and he's winning when it comes to men. she leads in every other category. now her day of campaigning will take place in new york when she attends a round table discussion on a key issue for democrats, women and pay and the difference they say when -- between men and women. here in washington she met with the survivors of gun violence and held a discussion and then off to another fundraiser can congressman israel and then later this week go to florida to raise money and then to california to raise money all ahead of the april 19 lt primary. nicole, lauren. nicole: thanks, adam.
lauren: hillary clinton meeting with editorial board. democratic front runner acknowledging consequences of the 1994 crime bill passed during the bill clinton administration. i agree with those who say a lot of the sentencing, a lot of the three stieks and you're out, a lot of the over criminalization of non violent action led to a situation that we mustards. lauren: the legislation included assault weapon's ban and more police and that law has criticizing for causing spike in incarceration rates particularly for minorities. nicole: in an interview with mike a new site, he said the u.s. is ready for a woman president. >> i would like to see a woman. >> that's it.
>> i don't know, that's all right. i don't mind. i'm not getting into that. >> i would like to ask one more question. the president and i are not going to endorse because let the party decide. >> well, now, what you heard there was an aid to vice president saying that's it before biden elaborated as to why he won't make an endorsement. another aid clarified to abc that the verbal cue was aimed on keeping biden on his schedule. >> it was awkward. janet yellen met with the president and spokesman told reporters that it had been a while since the two met. >> the president has met over the last couple of years with fed chair janet yellen. i think the last one meeting on late 2014, so it's been little more than a year since they've had a one-on-one meeting.
nicole: two more suspects have been charged in connection with the brussels bombings. the suspects rented an apartment in the area of brussels that served as a hideout to the bomber and suspected accomplice. lauren: officials warned about zika virus outbreak in the united states. 346 cases of zika confirmed in the u.s. all of them people who had recently to zika-prone countries. mosquitoes that spread zika are showing up in more and more states. >> we have learn that the mosquito vector is present in a broader range of states in the conty tental u.s. instead of 12 state where is the
mosquito is present, we believe about 30 states have the mosquito present. lauren: obama administration $1.9 billion to combat the disease, clinical trials are expect today begin in september and people are nervous. nicole: the problem is the birth defect that comes from that. looking at the shanghai composite index one-third of 1%. that's up 1.3, 1.13% and hang seng and the kospi each gaining. lauren: in europe this is how stocks are trading. 5-point decline for cac in paris as well. nicole: checking out u.s. stock market futures. yesterday we had been up 150 points but losing the momentum about corporate profits as we kick off earning season.
s&p futures up 5. lauren: checking in on key commodities this morning. oil and gold trading with up arrows, 81 cents a barrel. gold is gaining $4 to 12.26 a troy ounce. nicole: aluminum prices weighing on alcoa revenue. revenue fell 15% from a year ago. however, adjusted earnings topped expectations thanks to business for airplanes and auto the company will spin off later this year. alcoa said may cut jobs, marking the unofficial start for earning season. lauren: union 40,000 verizon workers, some members may begin striking, the strike deadline 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. new contract limiting outsourcing as well as increasing pay and improving working conditions, the last contract expired in august.
they have trained nonyuan workers to do work and they are ready if the union strikes tomorrow. nicole: here is a look at at the headlines from today's edition from wall street journal. boeing meets with airlines, the plane maker holding preliminary talks with select carriers in, the ehran. plans to build a small cadillac, auto maker will build a future car in kansas to contain costs. hot on the lot, leasing a used car, dealers look to buyers who don't qualify. lauren: coming up. another stipforward for self-driving cars. >> it was just an odd feeling to be looking at the viewer and seeing exactly what i expected, but as soon as i looked at the window all i saw was blackens. lauren: cool, self-driveless car
lauren: welcome back, 5:15 here in new york. a new wall street journal nbc poll shows commanding lead for hillary clinton and donald trump a week before the primary. trump has 54 support. clinton 55%. more arrests in the brussels bombings, officials say two suspects were charged with renting an apartment that was a hideout for the bomber as well as suspected accombice. first-quarter earnings fell 92% but actually beat expectations. the company also said it cut as many as 2,000 jobs.
checking in right now on stock market future ahead of the opening bell. nasdaq futures gaining 11, nicole. nicole: we are talking about the tax deadline, that's approaching. less than a week away. today a senate panel will look at how the irs is protecting information from cyber criminals. the irs reported that as many 700,000 accounts had been hacked last august and the senate panel will discuss what more needs to be done to prevent cyber hacking at the irs. and this car driving in complete darkness. no head lights. ford announcing fusion research vehicle successfully drove in pitch black using laser radar. so no lights, no problem. ford recently said it plans to triple the amount of self-driverless cars and tetsing
to 30 this year. lauren: tesla recalling suv's, own test found that the third-row seats could snap forward in a crash. effective vehicling before 2016, tesla should not use third rows. nicole: that's a 35,000-dollar one. ticket master is putting faith in facebook. facebook will collect. lauren: customers will not be paying. two members of band may face allegations, they sole of this
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lauren: face trial of whether they stole the opening chords of stairway to heaive. u.s. district judge could find substantial similarities between the first two minutes of stairway and the 1967 from spirit. here is a example of both of the songs. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> now here is by spirit. lauren: this lawsuit brought by guitarist randy wolf and may
have been inspired while the band toured together. wolf was a song writer who had no copy right claim. nicole: i can't believe all these years later. we will take the look at the latest from the world of sports. bryant last road game of 20-year career last night in oklahoma city and was honored before that game. kobe got off to a great start in the first quarter with 13 points but he went scoreless the rest of the way. the thunder beat the lakers 112-79. cob write wraps it up tomorrow at the staple center against utah. he threw out the first pitch. potential winning run and hit into a double play. the orioles bet the red sox.
cleveland brown gordon failed another drug test, in march and he had been suspended for the entire 2015 season. he sat out all of last season after testing positive for alcohol which was his third violation of the league substance abuse policy. lauren: u.s. women soccer team has raised a possible threat until they get equal pay. two-time olympic medal winner reportedly is one of four women leading the campaign for equal pay for the women soccer team. women's national team memberses are paid 40% of what the u.s. men national team players are paid. nicole: before you head out of the door let's take a look at the tuesday forecast. maria, how is it looking? maria: high, we are tracking several areas of the weather.
bringing in some areas of rain along the eastern u.s. we could be seeing some additional severe storms across southern parts of texas. heads up. the weather pattern out here in the golf are very unsettled. we are anticipating several hirchs of rain and potentially localized flooding. heads on that threat. temperatures behind the front are quite cold out there. you are in 20's right now in places like minneapolis, low 30's, in chicago. as we head in the afternoon the temperatures will be climbing across the plane. very spring-like. across the great lakes, you're the cooler spot with temperatures reaching the 40's as we head into this afternoon. let's head over to you. nicole: maria molina, thank you so much. lauren: you can see the shanghai composite in china. let's put it up for you. let's see how the other stocks are trading.
lauren: nikkei in japan, hang seng in honing con up 3.3%. nicole: let's take a look at europe how it's fairing this morning. also mix there. each slightly not even one-tenth of 1%. dax is the star. lauren: we lost the gabes for the dow jones industrial average. s&p higher by 5. nasdaq futures higher by 11. depositions -- tensions rise by the battle of new york. >> cruz and trump don't win in the fall, i'm beating hillary virtually everywhere in the country. lauren: we will have the latest from campaign trail. earning season underway.
lauren: breaking news this morning. depositions rise in the battle for new york delegates but a new poll out shows donald trump and hillary clinton with commanding leads in the empire state, good morning to you, i'm lauren simonetti. nicole: good morning, i'm nicole petallides. we will have the latest from the campaign trail. lauren: we sure will. investors spreading over earning season. dow under pressure. checking u.s. stock market futures ahead of the opening bell. nasdaq gaining 11 points. nicole: in asia, shanghai composite index right there down one-third of 1% in china and the nikkei 1.1% in japan. lauren: okay, oil prices nonetheless holding forty dollars a barrel. almost trading 41.
it's up 1.2%. nicole: earning season is underway. in after-hours trading. lauren: oklahoma city honored kobe bryant last night on his last road game. in boston fans paid tribute to david who are ortiz. stories coming up. nicole: 5:30 a.m. in new york. first look at what's moving in today's market and the latest breaking news and what to expect on the day ahead o. lauren: new poll finds donald trump and hillary clinton holding commanding leads in new york. trump with 54% support in his home state, ohio governoron kasich 21% while texas senator ted cruz gets 18%. >> i think i will get along with people and i think i will be a unifyier including to the party
and we hope to get there before convention. ronald reagan had unfavorables and favorable rating was at 30, 19 points or 20 points ahead and he ended up winning by six points. i think it's going to be very similar. >> cruz and trump don't win in the fall. in fact, here is going to be the concern, no, here is going to be the concern, we are not only going to lose the white house and the court but we are going to lose the united states senate, we are going to lose the courthouse and state house, i'm beating virtually everywhere in the country. >> i'm going to say a sentence that has not been said in 50 years, california is going to decide the republican nomination. [cheers and applause] lauren: on the democratic side clinton has 55% support in adopted home state. bernie sanders gets 41%. >> we have to protect the country, the first that you vote
for will also be commander in chief, a lot of what you are hearing from trump and cruz is not only offensive, it's dangerous. it puts our country at risk. >> what i have learned in this campaign so far is we win when the voter turnout is high, we lose when it is low. let us next week have the highest voter turnout in the history of new york state. lauren: candidates except senator cruz will be campaigning in new york today after visiting california yesterday, cruz is expected to go to texas. nicole: winning new york 95 delegates is crucial to avoid contested convention. peter barnes covering the trump campaign. peter: donald trump heads and
sounded going over the presumptive nominee. >> she doesn't have the judgment, believe me. you look at her decisions, they have been so bad and they've been so wrong i so look forward running tbens getting rid of these guys and running against hillary. peter: donald trump is expected to win his home state of new york in the primary a week from today, right now is up more than 20 points in the latest polls over his nearest rival ohio governor john kasich. back to you in new york. nicole: all right, peter barnes in albany, new york. thanks, peter. lauren: they continue to crash, adam shapiro has more from new york. >> bernie sanders may be closing the gap with hillary clinton in new york state as they head toward the april 19th primary. a poll shows that clinton still leads 51% but sanders is closing
the gap, he now has 39% of the democrats favoring him and he's winning when it comes to men. she leads in every other category. now, her day of campaigning will take place in new york city when she attends a round table discussion on a key issue for democrats, women and pay and the difference between they say between men and women and salaries for the same job. then she will be to fundraising. here in washington she met with survivors of gun violence and held a discussion with family members of those survivors but then afters off to another fundraiser with congressman israel and democrats. she will later this week go to florida to raise money and then to california to raise money. all ahead of the april 19th primary. nicole, lauren, thank you. lauren: thank you, adam shapiro. nicole: hillary clinton touching on a wide-range of topics in the editorial board. acknowledged some of the
consequences of the 1994 crime bill passed during the bill clinton administration. >> i agree with those who say a lot of the sentencing, a lot of the three strikes and you're out, a lot of the overcriminallization of none violent actions, you know, led to a situation which we now mustards. nicole: hillary clinton added that the legislation including assault weapon ban and put more police on the street. lauren: vice president joe biden is not endorsing a candidate in the 2016 race for the white house with an interview with mike, he said the u.s. is ready for a women president. listen to this. >> would you like to see elect a women. >> i would like to see elect a women. >> no, no, that's all right. i would like to see.
i'm not getting into that. >> i would like to ask one more question -- >> the president and i are not going to endorse because let the party decide. lauren: what you heard is an aid that's it before he went to elaborate on why he won't make an endorsement in the presidential race. another aid did clarify that the verbal cue, that's it that you heard, that was just aimed at keeping biden on schedule. nicole: president obama med with janet yellen yesterday and they discussed the state of the economy and regulation. josh earnest told reporter that it had been a while since the two met. >> the president has met periodically over the last couple of years with fed chair rra jason, there's nothing that they do regularly. the last one-on-one meeting was late 2014. nicole: earnest said that the president has been pleased with
the way janet has been fulfilled her job. lauren: belgium authorities say that the suspects rented an apartment as well as accomplice. bombings killed 32 people at the airport and subway station. nicole: house officials gather to warn about the zika outbreak in the united states. they're presently 346 cases of zika confirmed in the continental united states all of them in people who had recently traveled to zika-prone countries. center for disease control says that mosquitoes that spread zika are showing up in more and more states. >> the mosquito vector, is present in a broader range of states in the continental u.s., so instead about 12 states where the mosquito is present, we
believe about 30 states have the mosquito present. nicole: obama administration lobbied for $1.9 billion to combat zika and clinical trials are expected to begin in september, the concern is a wide ray of birth defects. lauren: those images are horrifying to look at actually. in asia the shanghai composite in china down a third of 1%. up arrows for the first of the group here. nikkei in jap up 1.1% and the hang seng and kospi about half percent. nicole: we have seen a mixed bag here. look at that. they have been slightly lower in london and france. we have seen gaining more momentum. lauren: we will start later this week. ahead of that we have stock futures higher. s&p futures gaining 6 points and nasdaq up by 14.
let's check out what's going on with commodities. oil right now 49.70. fourty-two cents this morning. lauren: stock to watch today is alcoa, weak aluminum prices, take a look because shares are falling more than 4% right now in premarket trading after revenue fell 15% from a year ago. however, adjusted earnings alcoa topped expectations thanks to profit growth to airplanes and auto. alcoa may cut 2,000 jobs, and like we said it's not expected to be a good one. nicole: 8 and a half% lower particularly in the energy sector. justice department says goldman sachs has agreed to pay over $5 million to settle claims heading into the 2008 financial crisis.
the settlement results state and federal investigations into the sell of shoty mortgages. goldman had deal. lauren: boeing meets with iranian airlines about jets and aircraft services. plane maker holding preliminary talks in, the ehran. you have gm, future car in kansas to contain its cost. hot on the lot leasing a use car. inventories of pre-own vehicles, dealers look to buyers who don't qualify. nicole: coming up. another step forward for self-driving cars. >> it's just an odd feeling to be looking tat viewer and see what i expected. as soon as i look at the window all i saw was blackens. nicole: ford engineers with
nicole: it is exactly 5:45 a.m. wake up, new york time. new wall street journal shows commanding leads for donald trump and hillary clinton less than a week before the april 18th primary. clinton has 55%. more in the brussels bombings, officials say two suspects were charged with renting an apartment that was a hideout for bomber and suspected accomplice. aloca hurt from weak aluminum prices. the company said it could cut as many as 2,000 jobs.
look to alcoa on the downside this morning. lost ground and ended slightly lower. s&p futures up 6. lauren. lauren: thanks, nicole. tax deadline is less than a week away. the irs reported earlier this year that as many as 700,000 accounts had been hacked, the senate panel will discuss what more needs to be done to prevent cyber hacking at the tax agency. and maybe scared to drive at night, the autonomous car driving with no head lights. ford announcing fusion vehicle successfully drove in pitch black using laser data. it plans to triple the number of self-driving cars. it will be testing this year
230. nicole: tesla recalling 2700 model sx suvv's this comes after test found third-row seats could snap forward in a crash. effective vehicles were made before march 26th and sold in the united states. tesla customers should not use the third-row of seats until they are repaired. lauren: the company will start selling tickets districtly on facebook by the end of the month. seemless purchase experience while also selling more tickets while working with facebook and facebook will collect a standard affiliate fees after purchase is made, but you will not be charged that fee. ticket master did not tell us how much it is. nicole: coming up two members of the rock band zeppelin, they stole 1971 classic.
♪ ♪ ♪ nicole: i love it. we will the stories for you. oklahoma city honored kobe bryant last night. in boston, fans paid tribute to david ortiz. checking out u.s. stock market futures, we are watching alcoa to the downside. and dow futures higher of 36, s&p future a quarter of 1%. nasdaq gaining one-third of 1%. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news. ♪ ♪ ♪
nicole: rock legend robin and jimmy will face trial whether they stole opening chord to 1971 classic stairway to heaven. a jury could find similar similarities between the first two minutes of stairway and the 1967 instrumental song by the band spirit. we are going to let you be the judge. here is a sample of both songs. first led zeppelin stairway to heaven. ♪ ♪ ♪ nicole: now here is by the band
spirit. what do you think? jimmy page may have been inspired while the two bands toured together. had no copy right claim. trial is scheduled may tenth. lauren: the latest from the world of sports. fair well tour is coming home. bryan played the last road game, was honored before the game. kobe scored 13 as the thunder beat the lakers. boston fans honored david ortiz for last opening day game.
he threw first pitch with legend but ortiz came to the plate as the potential winning run in ninth inning and hit it into a double play. the oils beat the red sox. cleveland cavaliers clinched the play ahs 109, lebron james scored 34 points in three quarters, james scored 19 and only sat for four of the first 36 minutes. the cavs wanted to make sure they have home-court advantage. nicole: let's go to the ford f-150. according to insurance for highway safety the f-150 was the only one of the nine pickups tested to earn a good rated. lauren: popular car and a safe one. let's get a look at tuesday forecast with fox meteorologist
maria molina, lots of hail in texas and some other states, maria, good morning. maria: good morning, that's right. severe weather across southern plains and threat to see more of that today specially southern parts of texas with some storms that will be developing later today. overall it's a pretty wet pattern right now. we have a cold front that's pushing east ward and ahead of that we are dealing from the rain of new epg land all the way down to parts of the gulf coast. we are going to see several rounds of the rain. we are expecting several inches of rain out here and that could bring the threat for flash flooding. heads up across the coast. temperatures are much cooler out there. meanwhile across the plains, temperatures will be climbing and very widespread in 60's and 70's feeling like spring out there across plains. let's head over to you. lauren: finally, thank you so much, maria.
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if i can nick momentum has been to the upside. we are seeing the dax which is in germany the best of the bunch of nearly half of 1%. all higher. take a look at u.s. stock market futures. yesterday we pulled back. dow had been up 150 points. finished down over 20 and s&p negative, 416. today up arrows. s&p up 6 and the nasdaq gaining over one-third of 1%. oil moving to the highs. forty dollars, 77 cents the barrel and gold up more than $2, we now turn it over to mornings with maria and say good morning to you, maria bartiromo. maria: hey, there nicole. thank you so much. welcome, it is tuesday april 12th, your top stories right now, 6:00 a.m. on the east coast. pressure arising. new polls have donald trump holding strong lead in the
empire state but still targeting the system. >> so we have a rigged system, so in colorado they were going to vote, you saw what happened in colorado. it's one of the big things. it's a fixed. >> in response donald has been yelling and screaming. a lot of wining, i'm sure some cursing and some late-night fefer -- fever tweeting. maria: joe biden would like to see a woman as president but no details of endorsing. details coming up. tsa revealing only three airports require workers to be screen pped before starting work. a few airports that had workers with possible terrorist links.