Skip to main content

tv   FBN AM  FOX Business  April 21, 2016 5:00am-6:01am EDT

5:00 am
don't deal with disruptions. get better internet installed on your schedule. comcast business. built for business. nicole: breaking news, reaching a deal to buy back half-million diesel cars that were rigged with software to get around us emission rules, the latest on this breaking news story. i am nicole pedallides. lauren: i am lauren simonetti. donald trump and hillary clinton look to seal the deal in the next round of primaries, being called supertuesday 3.0. the latest on the fight for delegates. nicole: helping to lift us stocks for a third straight day can the rally continue to reach a new record? let's check stock market and oil right now?
5:01 am
oil is down slightly as dow futures point to a higher open up 19 points. >> stocks in japan in rally mode overnight, the nikkei up 3%. other markets were higher in asia as well. nicole: we give you specific numbers, the shanghai composite index down 1/2%, oil pulling back and hang saying in hong kong up 1.5%. italy to historic flooding in houston may get worse before it is better, more rain is expected, latest news in the forecast for you. nicole: microsoft, google's parent outfit with quarterly profits, we will tell you what to expect. lauren: lebron james leads the cleveland cavaliers to a numtwo-0 playoff seed in the detroit pistons and the miami heat up two games and none over the charlotte hornets. we have the playoff highlights. nicole: it is 5:01 new york time, your first look at what is moving in the markets, latest breaking news and what to expect
5:02 am
for the day ahead. breaking news this morning, both sides reach an agreement with the us government to pay $1 billion to compensate owners of diesel cars. not clear how much money each owner will get. the agreement is expected to be revealed later this morning in a court hearing in san francisco. both expected to buy back 500,000 vehicles that use software to evade us emissions rules, including the jetta sedan, golf compact, the german automaker admitted it cheated on emissions tests for 11 million vehicles worldwide. nicole: another major automaker is in trouble, japan's mitsubishi motors announcing an internal investigation found its employees falsified fuel mileage test data, saying the inaccurate test involved 150,000 of its own brand cars as well as 470 vehicles produced for nissan and
5:03 am
this as nissan pointed out inconsistencies in the data. shares of mitsubishi dropped 15% yesterday. lauren: general motors reporting earnings before "the opening bell". the automaker expected to post a profit of one dollar and wanted to share up from a year ago, revenue is expected to decline slightly to $35.4 billion. investors watching for any clues about future car sales especially for signs that the us market could have planned out a bit. gm car sales rose in march but there are concerns the gains will not continue despite lower gas prices and a down market getting better. lauren: a day after a huge victory in the gop new york primary donald trump telling supporters they are going to enjoy watching him beat hillary clinton in the general election. he was on the o'reilly factor last night. >> looks like we are in very good shape to go right to the
5:04 am
end i will take on crooked hillary. i will take on hillary clinton and i think we are going to win. lauren: trump campaign in indiana, 57 delegates up for grabs in that state which holds its primary may 3rd. jeff flock has more. >> you wonder why donald trump in indiana with the primary two weeks away, and other primaries in the race, a critical state. how the rest of the primaries may go based on how they are expected to go donald trump figures to do well next week. indiana could be critical. it is an up for grabs state and the state with a large number of delegates, 57 delegates and these are delegates already named by state party officials, so the popular vote in the primary is going to be key. if he wins the popular vote,
5:05 am
they will be committed to him on a first ballot even if they don't personally like him. in the past that first ballot to the second ballot down the road those delegates, john kasich says are committed to him. this could be trouble to get past the first ballot with the indiana delegates, one reason trump wants to be sure to win that popular vote two weeks from now. indiana state fairgrounds, jeff flock, back to you guys. nicole: jeff flock always in the middle of the action. after a crushing defeat in new york senator ted cruz mathematically eliminated from winning the gop nomination. ted cruz says the republican party will have a contested convention in july. >> i will not reach 1237. donald trump will not hit 1237. we are going to arrive in cleveland with me having a ton of delegates and donald having a
5:06 am
ton of delegates. at that point it is going to be a battle to see who can earn the support of a majority of the delegates elected by the people. lauren: ted cruz will be in maryland and indiana today. lauren: hillary clinton campaigned in pennsylvania which will award 189 delegates next tuesday. the former secretary of state slammed republican rivals including ted cruz for his proposal to patrol muslim neighborhoods. >> this is dangerous. this is not a free kind of rhetorical flourish and ted cruz talking about religiously profiling american muslims and having special police patrols to go through muslim neighborhoods. >> senator bernie sanders took a day off in his home state of vermont and he will be campaigning in pennsylvania tomorrow. lauren: president obama continues his visit to saudi arabia amid tensions between the
5:07 am
two countries. more now from blake berman. >> president obama meets with a gathering of leaders today at the golf cooperation council following meetings yesterday with things -- king solomon of saudi arabia. the white house is that included ten of the administration's top players, among them the defense secretary askari, national security adviser susan rice and the head of the cia john brennan. counterterrorism on the top of the list of that agenda. the president's trip to saudi arabia comes amid two debates at home surrounding 28 pages. those of the classified document seen by a small group of lawmakers many of whom investigated the lead up to 9/11. the suggestion of some that the documents could show the saudi government at some level could have had some link in the september 11th terrorist attack. former iraq envoy paul bremer told neil cavuto he thinks those contents should be made public. >> i don't understand the president's concern.
5:08 am
he would have quite an impact on the way americans view the saudi's. in the end, it should be what it should be. >> reporter: administration officials said the issue did not come up in the meeting between the president and king solomon. back to you. >> president obama flies to london to persuade british voters to remain in the e.u.. there will be a meeting in june. >> there appears to be no let up in the rain that has parts of houston underwater and so far at least 8 people have died in these floods and all of those who died were found near vehicles in flooded areas. there have been 1200 water rescues during the flooding. the army of engineers is keeping an eye on two aging dams on
5:09 am
houston's went side. the mayor says it is the most rain they have seen in 15 years. >> the flooding has been of historic proportions. it hasn't been this much water since hurricane alice back in 2001 so we are working through it, both the city and the county and tween 9 other counties as well. >> we will have a live report, maria molina coming up and she is great at looking at these things closely. nicole: microsoft reporting after the closing bell, expected to turn healthy first-quarter numbers thanks to its dominant position in online search and display advertising, expected to report a 21% increase of profit and 18% increase in total revenue compared to a year ago. outfit shares up 43% in the past
5:10 am
year. we like that. >> microsoft hopes to make five straight quarters of beating expectations, gains and cloud computing could offset declines in the pc market. microsoft opposed an increase in revenue from a year ago, earnings-per-share are forecast to increase 4%. microsoft shares are up 33% in the past year, close to 5559 yesterday. >> let's do a market check, starting in asia. this is our stocks closed today. the shanghai composite the only red arrow on the screen in china, that index down 0.7%, the nikkei in japan making a nice come back up 2.7%, the hang seng in hong kong up 1.6% and the cosby in south korea up 0.8%. lauren: european trading, the german dax is a 12:45%, london footsie down 1% and cac quarante flat, slightly lower. lauren: us stock market futures, three straight days of gains, downturns futures, nasdaq
5:11 am
futures higher by 4. getting closer to all-time highs yesterday we saw oil jump, yesterday down a penny, $44.17 a barrel, gold gain $6. lauren: here is look at the headlines in the wall street journal, companies struggle to get back to work, aftershocks plague operators in factories in the region where two large earthquakes hit last week. then this one. e.u. antitrust body charges google over android apps, impose restrictions on android devicemakers and network operators and walmart nominates the grandson of the company's founder to its board. the retailer will cut the number of directors to 12 from 15. lauren: coming up a meeting in florida for the gop. the republican national committee change any convention delegate rules? >> we want to put our hand on the scale and understand we want
5:12 am
a fair and open nomination process, we want to take the rules out of the equation and make this about a vote on the floor. nicole: peter barnes will have a special report from florida and harriet tubman will replace president andrew jackson on the front of the $20 bill. why the switch? we will tell you. you are watching "fbn a.m.," your first look at morning market and breaking news.
5:13 am
5:14 am
5:15 am
nicole: welcome back, it is 5:15 in the morning in new york. volkswagen has reached a deal with us officials to buy back almost half 1 million diesel cars that use sophisticated software to evade us emission rules. compensation fund for owners worth $1 billion. the presidential campaign has shifted to five eastern states holding primaries next week in the battle for delegates continues there, tech companies microsoft and google reported earnings after the close today, analysts expect good numbers. stock market futures ahead of "the opening bell," dow futures gaining 10 points, s&p up 1.5
5:16 am
points and nasdaq futures up 2. nicole: republican national committee meets today to way changes on its convention rules. peter barnes has a preview. >> reporter: republican officials meeting here in florida will hold a session of their rules committee this afternoon and they are considering possible changes to the rules for the republican convention in cleveland this july. generally speaking there are some members who would like to have a not trump candidate at the top of the ticket and that would require some changes to the convention rules but one member of the rules committee told neil cavuto that he is reluctant to make any changes ahead of the convention itself. >> it is highly unlikely the rules will be changed to allow someone other than our two leaders -- i can't predict what the convention rules committee will be doing but it will be
5:17 am
made up of mostly ted cruz and donald trump delegates. >> when i hear talk about a fresh face with that kind of thing i become skeptical about that because we are here on the ground dealing with the rules committee and i don't see that happening now or in july in cleveland. we are going to go with trump and ted cruz and let's get on with it. >> reporter: supporters of donald trump and ted cruz are opposing any major changes to the convention rules and rights priebus wants to hold off any changes until the convention itself. back to you in new york. >> there is going to be a new face on a $20 bill and it is a woman. the treasury department says harriet tubman will replace former president andrew jackson on the new 20. she is best known in the united states for her role in smuggling slave to safety through the
5:18 am
underground railroad. jack lew called it a powerful message and described tubman's life as the essential story of american democracy. jackson will be pushed to the back of the bill. changes will put historic figures on various bills like the $5 bill and a $10 bill that have largely remained the same for decades. treasury has dropped plans to remove alexander hamilton from the $10 bill. he will just move to the back. lauren: historic flooding in houston, texas. and the rain is not over yet. >> rain and more rain coming. we are not going to have a major situation. lauren: maria molina will give us the forecast for houston. lebron james leaves the cleveland cavaliers to a numtwo-0 playoff series lead over the detroit pistons and the miami heat up 2 games to none over the charlotte hornets. the playoff highlights for you, stay tuned to "fbn a.m.". you are watching "fbn a.m." with your first look at morning
5:19 am
markets and breaking news. thank you. ordering chinese food is a very predictable experience. i order b14. i get b14. no surprises. buying business internet, on the other hand,
5:20 am
can be a roller coaster white knuckle thrill ride. you're promised one speed. but do you consistently get it? you do with comcast business. it's reliable. just like kung pao fish. thank you, ping. reliably fast internet starts at $59.95 a month. comcast business. built for business.
5:21 am
show show me more like this. s. show me "previously watched." what's recommended for me. x1 makes it easy to find what blows you away. call or go online and switch to x1. only with xfinity. great time for a shiny floor wax, no? not if you just put the finishing touches on your latest masterpiece. timing's important.
5:22 am
comcast business knows that. that's why you can schedule an installation at a time that works for you. even late at night, or on the weekend, if that's what you need. because you have enough to worry about. i did not see that coming. don't deal with disruptions. get better internet installed on your schedule. comcast business. built for business. stuart: robert: you will not be seeing curt schilling. the picture was fired from his analyst up following comments on facebook about transgender people. on monday he reposted an image with comments about bathroom access to transgender people, yesterday he defended the post on his blog saying he was expressing his opinion and those criticizing him are frauds. espn released a statement saying, quote, espn is an
5:23 am
inclusive company, curt schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable. lauren: over news overnight china, a woman's wrestling legend and one of wwe's biggest stars has died. china was found dead by a friend in her california home. the cause of death is not been released but how play is not suspected. she became an actress after her wrestling career ended. she was only 45 years old. now let's look at the latest in the world of sports, the cleveland cavaliers open a numtwo-0 lead in the playoff series 107-90 victory over -- lebron james scored 27 points, jr smith made 7 playoff records tying 203-pointers, the top-seeded cavs put away the pistons in the third quarter, striking home-court advantage, the series resumes friday night. the miami heat beach charlotte
5:24 am
hornets 115-103 last night taking a lead in the eastern conference first-round playoff series, dwayne wade scores 25 points, franchise playoff record, by going 8 for 8 from the field, finishing 17 points, game 3 on saturday night. the florida panthers beat the new york islanders 2-one last night evening the series at two games apiece. a sky breaking goal for the third period, the panthers got their first playoff win since april 2012 gaining 5 in the best-of-7 series and on friday night that will take place as well. thousands of residents rescued from their own homes as the city of houston remained underwater this morning and there is a new concern. two dams are at high risk of failing as floodwaters claim eight victims. maria molina is here with more.
5:25 am
>> reporter: heartbreaking situation in southeastern parts of texas as the ongoing flooding and threat for more rain is in the forecast out there. this is bringing in heavy rain across texas and louisiana, but we are going to be seeing a risk of additional storms, potentially several inches of rain which will worsen any flooding situation that is ongoing, also the risk that some of the storms could bring severe weather in the form of damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. that will be another threat to watch out for out there not only in southeastern texas but louisiana. temperaturewise on the warm side across parts of the eastern us, temperatures in the 70s as far north as new york city. farther west across the rockies temperatures warming up out there, many areas expect temperatures in the 60s, 70s and 80s across the pacific northwest.
5:26 am
over to you. lauren: almost 100 in phoenix. coming up, they call it supertuesday 3 and it to be make or break for the top contenders for the white house, ted cruz saying it is not over until it is over. >> it is clear today we are going to a contested convention. nobody is able to reach 1237. maria: we will tell you who will be voting and what is at stake. a big day for tech earnings, google parent outfit reporting a profit today and we will show you what to expect. let's check out us stock market futures this morning, we are getting closer to our all-time highs, right now we are up 10, the s&p 500 up fractionally as well, we are up 3 days in a row and oil relatively flat after surging yesterday, you are watching "fbn a.m.," first look at morning markets and breaking news.
5:27 am
these guys represent blood cells. if you have afib not caused by a heart valve problem, pradaxa helps stop blood cells from pooling in the heart... forming a clot... which can travel to the brain and cause a stroke. pradaxa was better than warfarin at reducing stroke risk in a study. in the rare event of an emergency, pradaxa has a specific reversal treatment to help you clot normally again. pradaxa is not for a heart valve replacement. don't stop taking pradaxa without talking to your doctor. stopping increases your risk of stroke or blood clots. ask your doctor if you need to stop pradaxa before any planned medical or dental procedure. pradaxa can cause serious, and sometimes, fatal bleeding. don't take pradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding. and seek immediate medical care for unexpected signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. pradaxa may increase your bleeding risk if you're 75 or older, have kidney problems, stomach ulcers, a bleeding condition, or take certain medicines.
5:28 am
side effects with pradaxa can include indigestion, stomach pain, upset or burning. ask your doctor about pradaxa. and its specific reversal treatment. ♪(banjo) ♪ooooh ♪i hope the days come easy and the moments pass slow♪ ♪and each road leads you where you want to go♪ ♪and if you're faced with a choice and you have to choose♪
5:29 am
♪i hope you choose the one that means the most to you♪ ♪and if one door opens to another door closed♪ ♪i hope you keep on walkin till you find the window♪ ♪if it's cold outside, show the world the warmth of your smile♪ ♪but more than anything ♪more than anything ♪my wish for you ♪is that this life becomes all that you want it to♪ ♪your dreams stay big, your worries stay small♪ ♪you never need to carry more than you can hold♪ ♪and while you're out there gettin where you're gettin to♪ ♪i hope you know somebody loves you♪ ♪and wants the same things too♪ ♪yeah, this is my wish ♪may all your dreams stay big
5:30 am
stuart: nicole: volkswagen buys back half 1 million diesel cars rigged with software to get around us emissions rules. we have the latest on this breaking news. i am lauren simonetti. lauren: i am nicole pedallides, donald trump and hillary clinton looking to seal the deal in the next round of primaries. it is being called supertuesday 3 and we will have the latest on the fight for the delegates. lauren: we want to know if the rally can continue to reach the records, looking at the dow jones industrial average, looks pretty good, markets to the upside, dow futures higher by 10
5:31 am
points, nasdaq by not even one. nicole: stock in japan in rally mode, the nikkei up 3%. after jumping almost 4% yesterday let's check oil prices, $44.16 a barrel. nicole: historic flooding in houston may get worse before it gets better and more rain is expected, the latest news. lauren: microsoft and alphabet reporting their latest numbers. lebron james leads the cleveland cavaliers. and the miami heat and over the charlotte hornets and we will have all the highlights for you. nicole: it is 5:31 on the east coast, april 21st, friday, thursday, and the latest breaking news and what to expect
5:32 am
for the day ahead. lauren: volkswagen reaches an agreement to compensate owners of diesel cars. not clear, that agreement is expected to be revealed later this morning in san francisco. and to buy back 500,000 vehicles that use the software to evade us emissions rules. those vehicles include the jetta sedan, golf compacts, audi a3 sold since 2009 of the german automaker admitted it cheated on these tests for 11 million vehicles worldwide. nicole: another major automaker in trouble, mitsubishi announcing an internal investigation. they falsified fuel mileage test data, the inaccurate test involved 157,000 of its own cars sold in japan and 470,000
5:33 am
vehicles produced for nissan. the news after nissan pointed out data, shares of mitsubishi didn't trade today, they were inundated with sell orders that are set to read a hit record low. nicole: general motors reporting before "the opening bell" reporting a profit of numb $1.01 a share. it declines $34 billion. investors will be watching for any clue about the future car sales. the signs of us sales could have planned out. and the gains will have lower gasoline prices in the job market. lauren: after a huge victory in the new york primary donald trump telling supporters they will enjoy beating hillary clinton in the general election, he was on the o'reilly factor last night. >> look like we are in good
5:34 am
shape to go to the end and take on crooked hillary as i say. take on hillary and i think we are going to win. nicole: trump campaigned in indiana, 57 delegates up for grabs in that state holding its primary may 3rd, jeff flock has more for us. jeff: you wonder why donald trump comes to indiana with the primary two weeks away, critical state, how the rest of the primaries may go, how they are expected to go, figures do pretty well but indiana could be critical. it was a state with a large number of delegates, 57 delegates that have been friendly to trump. the primary vote will be key.
5:35 am
those were committed on a first ballot. to get past the first ballot to a second ballot and down the road, john kasich, half are committed to him. this is why trump, one of the reasons trump wants to be sure to win the popular vote two weeks from now. indiana state fairgrounds jeff flock, back to you guys. nicole: senator ted cruz is mathematically eliminated from winning the gop nomination before the convention. ted cruz is the republican party will have a contested convention from july. >> i am not going to reach 1237 and donald trump will not reach 1237. we will arrive in cleveland with me having a ton of delegates and
5:36 am
donald having a ton of delegates. at that point it is going to be a battle to see who can support a majority of the delegates elected by the people. nicole: ted cruz will campaign in maryland and indiana today. lauren: hillary clinton campaigning in pennsylvania which will award 189 delegates, the former secretary of state slammed republican rivals including ted cruz for his proposal to patrol muslim neighborhoods. >> this is dangerous, this is not a free rhetorical flourish and ted cruz talking about religiously profiling americans muslims and having special police patrols to go through muslim neighborhoods. nicole: bernie sanders took the day off, he will be campaigning today. lauren: president obama continues his visit to saudi
5:37 am
arabia amid tension between the two countries. we have more from blake berman. >> reporter: president obama meets with gulf state leaders today at the gulf cooperation council following meetings yesterday with king solomon of saudi arabia. the white house is the gathering included ten of the administration's top players. among them asked carter, the national security adviser susan rice and the head of the cia, john brennan. counterterrorism on the top of the list of that agenda. the president's trip to saudi arabia comes amid a new debate at home surrounding 28 pages. those are the classified documents only seen by a small group of lawmakers many of whom investigated the lead up to 9/11. it is the suggestion of some that the documents could show the saudi government at some level could have had some link in the september 11th terrorist attack. former iraq envoy paul brehmer told neil cavuto he thinks those contents should be made public.
5:38 am
>> i understand the president's concern because it could have quite an impact on the way americans view the saudi's so i can understand the concern but whatever can be declassified should be. >> reporter: the issue did not come up in the meeting between the president and king solomon. back to you. nicole: blake berman tries to persuade british voters to remain in the european union. britain will hold a referendum in june on whether to remain in the e.u. or leave, the term, what they are referring to, should britain stay or get out of the e.u. to give big decision. sad news, there appears to be no let up in the rain that has parts of houston underwater. so far it has been deadly, eight have died in the floods. all those who died were found in or near vehicles in flooded areas. there have been 1200 water rescues during the flooding.
5:39 am
the army corps of engineers keeping an eye on two dams right now on houston's website. it is the most rain they have seen in 15 years. >> the flooding has been of historic proportions. there hasn't been this much water since 2001. working through the city as well as the county, and tweet time other counties as well. nicole: the report on the latest weather situation from maria molina coming up. >> a mixed bag in asia, shanghai composite in china down 1/2%, depending a is up 2.7%, hong kong hang seng up 3.5%, the cosby up 3.4%. nicole: this is how stocks are
5:40 am
trading, the ftse in london down 33 points or 1/2%, the cac embarrass down 15 points or one third of 1%. we have not had much of an opportunity to talk about the ecb decision, mario draghi saying that is front and center. us stock market futures looking like this, dow futures up 15, 3 days of gains, s&p up numb one -- one and a half. nicole: it is a small gain for crude, gold prices adding 1216 announce. lauren: alphabet, microsoft, after the bill today, expected to turn in healthy first-quarter results thanks to its dominant position in online search and display advertising. the company will report a 20% increase in earnings and 18% increase in total revenue compared to a year ago. alphabet shares are up 43% in the past year. nicole: microsoft hopes to make
5:41 am
five quarters of beating expectations in cloud computing could offset declines in the pc market. analyst expect like have to post an increase in revenue, earnings per share increasing 4%. microsoft shares are up 33% in the past year. comcast says it will give customers a way to watch programs without a cable box. the company offering tv watching apps as the federal government works on new rules that would force the tv industry to lend tech companies like tivo or google to sell cable boxes, consumers usually pay extra fees for these. lauren: more big names, releasing earnings reports, verizon communication is expected to report high results from a year ago, the dow component is the lead contender to acquire yahoo.
5:42 am
verizon is unlikely to comment on a personal deal but reportedly will talk about its digital service business. analysts are looking for improved results when starbucks report after the bell today. growth and use of starbucks mobile pay apps. nicole: a critical meeting in the national committee, will they change delegate rules? >> we don't want to put our hand on the scale. we want a fair and open nomination process. we want to take the rules out of the equation and make this about the vote on the floor. nicole: peter barnes reports from florida. abolitionist harriet tubman is on the $20 bill, we will tell you why the treasury is making that change. you are watching "fbn a.m.".
5:43 am
5:44 am
5:45 am
nicole: let's get you caught up on what is happening now. reach a deal to buy back almost $500,000 in diesel parts that use sophisticated software to evade us emissions rules, part of the deal reportedly compensation fund for the owners worth $1 million. the presidential campaign has shifted to five eastern states holding primaries next week and the battle for delegates continues was the big tech company microsoft and google reported earnings after the close today. analysts expect good numbers
5:46 am
from both of these companies. let's check stock market futures, up arrows, we gained 10 points in the last 15 minutes so dow futures up 22, s&p futures up two. lauren: the republican national committee meets today 2-way changes in its rules and peter barnes has a preview. >> reporter: republican official meeting in florida will hold a session of their rules committee this afternoon and they are considering changing rules for the republican convention in cleveland this july. generally speaking there are some members who would like to have a not trump candidate at the top of the ticket and that would require some changes to convention rules but one member of the rules committee told neil cavuto on fox news that he is reluctant to make any changes ahead of the convention. >> it is highly unlikely the
5:47 am
rules will be changed to allow someone other than our two leaders. i can't predict what the convention rules committee will be doing but it will be made of mostly ted cruz and donald trump delegates. when i hear talk about a fresh face for that sort of thing i become very skeptical because we are here on the ground dealing with the rules committee and quite honestly i don't see that happening now or in july in cleveland. let's get on with it and when in november. >> reporter: supporters of ted cruz and donald trump are opposing changes to the convention rules and rights priebus favors holding off on any changes until the convention itself. back to you in new york. nicole: there is going to be a new face on a $20 bill and it is a woman. the treasury department is harriet tubman will replace andrew jackson on the $20 bill. she is known for her role in
5:48 am
smuggling slaves to safety through the underground railroad. treasury secretary jack lew called -- described harriet tubman's life as the essential story of american democracy. lou also announced changes that will put historic features into various things that remained the same for decades, the treasury dropped plans to remove the metabolic that are hamilton from the $10 bill. lauren: it is nice for the women to see these changes but we won't see them until the year 2020. coming up historic flooding in houston, texas and houston's mayor warns the rain is not over yet. >> we are not going to have a major situation. lauren: maria molina will give you the forecast for houston, lebron james leads the cleveland
5:49 am
cavaliers in the playoff series over the detroit pistons and miami heat, two games to none over the hornets, we have the highlights. if you need advice for your business, legalzoom has your back. our trusted network of attorneys has provided guidance to over 100,000 people just like you. visit legalzoom today. the legal help you can count on.
5:50 am
legalzoom. legal help is here.
5:51 am
5:52 am
>> curt schilling on espn, they fired the red sox star pitcher, and transgender people on monday. schilling reposted an image, referring to laws in several states that restrict better access to transgender people, yesterday he defended the post
5:53 am
on his blog saying he was expressing his opinion and criticizing him are frauds. espn released a statement saying espn is an inclusive company, curt schilling has been advised his conduct was unacceptable. stuart: stunning is from the wrestling world, women's wrestling legend and wwe's biggest star has died, china was found dead by a friend in her california home. the cause of death has not been released but foul play is not suspected. she became an actress after her wrestling career ended and she was just 45 years old. lauren: the latest from the world of sports, the cleveland cavaliers opened the numtwo-0 lead with a 107-90 victory over the detroit pistons, lebron james scored 27 points and derek smith made 7, cleveland playoff time scoring 23.is putting away
5:54 am
the pistons in the third quarter outscoring them 27-15 to protect home-court advantage. the best-of-7 series resumes friday night at detroit. miami heat beat the charlotte hornets to take a numtwo-0 lead in the first round playoff series, dwayne wade scored 28 points, franchise playoff record by going 8 for 8 from the field, 17 points, the series shifts to charlotte for game 3 saturday night, philadelphia eagles and cleveland browns have traded draft picks, the eagles acquire the number 2 overall pick in the draft from cleveland and exchange cleveland, 5-6, allowing philadelphia to select the top quarterback prospects in the draft, north dakota state and california. it nicole: thousands of residents rescued from their homes as houston remains underwater this morning, a new concern two dams in extremely high risk of
5:55 am
failing, the floodwaters claimed an eighth victim. maria molina here with the latest details. maria: more rain is in the forecast in southeastern texas and portions of louisiana. any additional rainfall coming out across an area where the ground is saturated and ongoing flooding will not be good at all and the storm system for a lot of flooding is finally pushing eastward but we expect to see more rainfall out there throughout the day and it could be several inches of it across spots where four inches of rain are possible, the other concern across parts of texas and louisiana and the midwest will be severe weather, damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes possible across places like houston and austin, texas. on the east coast it will feel very much like spring, temperatures climbing into the 70s, new york city and maine way up north, 68 °, we need warm
5:56 am
temperatures particularly across the pacific northwest, very warm for this time of year and expect highs in the 70s and 80s this afternoon. stuart: we will run down global market action before moving on to "mornings with maria" bartiroma. ♪
5:57 am
5:58 am
5:59 am
kerrimac down arrows, mario draghi and european central, london futures down, down 1/2%. microsoft, google, verizon. dow futures off the high, and up one, watching commodities as well. oil moving into positive territory, $0.09, $44.26 a barrel gold gaining $7. turn it over to "mornings with maria". say good morning to you. maria: happy thursday. i am maria bartiroma, it is
6:00 am
april 21st's tube. shifting focus to pennsylvania, donald trump and hillary clinton looking to seal nominations in the next round of the eastern primaries but that the rnc meeting candidates focus on the rules and warnings about donald trump. >> maryland is big, a lot of delegates, here is what i promise. a lot to do with right here. if i when we will get the nomination, there is no path for lying ted cruz to get the nomination. he is out. >> we are going to have a contested convention. nobody is able to reach 1237. i am not going to reach 1237 and donald trump is not going to reach 1237. >> whoever gets the majority of delegates wins the nomination. maria: the latest developments on the race to the white house coming up.

63 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on