with xfinity x1. lauren: ted cruz pics carly fiorina as vice presidential pick in the latest move to take down the gop front runner. >> donald trump and hillary clinton are virtually indestructible in their positions and in the fact they have always been inside his. >> ted cruz can't win, why is he picking vice president? lauren: donald trump firing back and unleashing on ted cruz. i am lauren simonetti. lea: i am leah gabriel in for lauren. pedallides. hundreds of staffers laid off
after the vermont senator's latest primary losses but sanders says he is not giving up. we will have the latest from the campaign trail. >> us stocks rose after the federal reserve suggested it was not in a rush to raise interest rates and provided no hints when it's next rate would be but stock futures are down in a big way, dow jones down 160 points, nasdaq down 26 points, investors responding to the central bank decision to offer no additional stimulus. lea: facebook shattered earnings estimates, we have the details for you. lauren: amazon reports first-quarter earnings after the closing bell, we have a preview of that and other major tech companies reporting. lea: stefan curry won big over the rockets, the la clippers without their top stars, one game away from elimination. we bring you the highlights.
lauren: one more alarm clock and the weekend. welcome to "fbn a.m.," the latest breaking news and what to expect for the day ahead. ted cruz taking hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina as his running mate. she dropped out of the race after february and endorsed ted cruz. carly fiorina on the kelly file talking about the decision. >> on the one hand you have ted cruz and carly fiorina, two proven conservatives, proven fighters who know what the fight is about, jobs, prosperity, possibility and potential of our nation, liberty. and you have donald trump, two sides of the same coin who are the ultimate insider's. lauren: greta van susteren last night hosted a town hall events, donald trump's early vp pick is
crazy. >> it is a waste of time. it is so early in the press. he has no path. he will be crazy. >> next contest is in indiana. >> trump scoring a big investment in indiana. bobby knight announcing his support, in indiana. >> you folks are looking at the most prepared man in history to step in as president of the united states, that man right there. there has never been a presidential candidate prepared to the length this man is. >> trump calling the support the
greatest endorsement in the history of indiana. lauren: indiana is a must win state for ted cruz, and recent polls show trump leaving the race in that state and jeff flock has more from indianapolis. >> reporter: there was a lot of momentum outside the rallies. this young man is 15 years old, be change an incredible amount of energy, people coming and losing our jobs to foreign countries, taking care of our military, taking care of our vets. >> reporter: what makes you feel passionate about donald trump? >> we have a country, for
children's children, need to rebuild our country, we have been facing issues the past eight years, need to repeal and reform obamacare. >> people his age might be for bernie sanders but not this guy. >> usually juniors and seniors on the liberal side. we have seen, >> appreciate the time, thanks very much. a lot of more momentum. back to you guys. lauren: jeff flock with a young person, tune in for coverage of indiana primaries on tuesday, may 3rd starting at 7:00 pm eastern on foxbusiness.
lauren: bernie sanders cutting hundreds of people from his staff, it will go from a staff of 1000 in january to 350 and this comes after the vermont senator lost four out of five primaries tuesday. the democratic presidential candidate's wife will be on cavuto coast-to-coast at want to miss it. lauren: donald trump delivered a major speech on policy. we go to blake berman. >> donald trump went around the world and back giving a 40 minute scripted speech, teleprompters in front of him on his vision of american foreign-policy. trump who talked about flexibility and unpredictability spoke in broad terms, decried nationbuilding, saying he will we build relationships with allies, said he would ease tensions with russia but would know when to walk away from the table.
he said he could work with china saying they would appreciate his strength. he said if he were to become president isis's days would be numbered. trump looks forward to the potential general election that waits, trying to tie hillary clinton to president obama. >> i challenge anyone to explain the strategic foreign-policy vision of obama/clinton. it has been a complete and total disaster. >> reporter: one of trump's policy advisor said it is going to a romney like level, trump tried to quiet those who criticize the makeup of his foreign-policy team saying we need new people from those we see all the time on tv or read about in the new york times. back to you in new york. lauren: thank you very much. lea: another missile failure in north korea, south korea's defense ministry said north korea fired what appeared to be
an intermediate range ballistic missile but it crashed seconds after the test launch, the second failure this month, north korea has been conducting several missile launches and tested military technology ahead of a rare congress of its ruling workers party set to begin on may 6th. lauren: shares of facebook could hit an all-time high today, premarket trading is up 8% after the company's first-quarter earnings results obliterated analysts forecast. growth in mobile ad revenue topics expectations, facebook active users totaling 1.65 billion. facebook looking to create a new class of nonvoting shares that would allow marks the québec to eliminate his shares and retain control of the company. lea: amazon will report its results after the bell. the online retail giant is expected to report higher first-quarter revenue beating analyst estimates. amazon cutting the prime program and faster delivery networks
will help the company strengthen its hold on the northern american e-commerce market. linkedin is expected to report improved earnings and revenue and groupon will report "after the bell," the discount coupons with a first-quarter loss. in february the company forecast much weaker 2016 than expected due to a slowdown in the margin on the online sales business. lauren: federal reserve deciding to keep interest rates on hold, central bankers expect to see continued improvement in the us economy. the question is when the fed will raise rates. liz claman asked investors about that. >> in june the fed didn't mention it and that is why bonds are moving up, lower on yield and when the stock market is up 1/2% i think they will in june
if global market conditions continue to stabilize and that is the key. lauren: fed policymakers expect to raise rates two times this year. lea: economic news forecast calls for gross to mystic product rising at 0.7%, the economy grew at one.4% rate in the fourth quarter and first-time jobless claims are expected to be at 260,000 up from 247,000 the prior week. let's get you caught up on global market action, starting in asia, stocks in asia trading to the downside, the big decline, the nikkei in japan down 3.6%, the reason is the surprise decision from the bank of japan to do nothing to stand down when it came to lowering interest rates, you can see the shanghai in china down 2.7%.
you had an up arrow for the hang seng over there, stock market futures look like this, seeing a cellophane early going, s&p futures down 17, nasdaq futures down 23 and we get the gdp report, looking forward to that, oil prices are up today for the first time in three days, $43.43 a barrel, gold up $9, $12.59 an ounce. >> here is a look at the headlines in the wall street journal. yahoo reaches to deal with board members adding four members to its board as activist investors starboard value agrees to drop its slate of director nominees. elon musk gives his company's unusual financial help, the billionaire leader of tesla and space x financially supported his firms in a way as unconventional as he is and risky. federal court has ruled amazon
is liable for children's purchases, federal trade commission filed a case against the company in 2014 citing thousands of complaints about unauthorized charges. >> they add up to hundreds and hundreds of dollars. elon musk's rocket company space x may have successfully landed its rockets right here on earth but they set their sites farther away. we have the latest on the company's mission to mars. you are going to have to pay for uber, the new policy they are testing. you are watching "fbn a.m.," your first look at morning markets and breaking news. you focus on making great burgers, or building the best houses in town. or becoming the next highly-unlikely dotcom superstar. and us, we'll be right there with you, helping with the questions you need answered to get your brand new business started. we're legalzoom and we've already partnered
lauren: it is 5:15 in new york city, let's get you caught up on what is happening right now, ted cruz hopes to put a charge into his fading chances by picking carly fiorina as his running mate, donald trump called it a waste of time. bernie sanders says he is not giving up but is cutting hundreds of people from his staff. he had a staff of 1000 in january that is down to 350. amazon and other tech companies are out with earnings today, facebook set a high bar with its report yesterday, the social network beat expectations for earnings, revenue and growth in mobile ad revenue and that is
what is happening now. lauren: increasing attempt to breach security at the white house, the secret service, stronger white house fence. it would include anti-climb features and intrusion detection technology, it would be 11 feet, 7 inches tall. no word on how much the fence would cost but secret service is awaiting approval and hopes to have the green light on the project by the year 2018. elon musk has set his sights on mars after his rocket company space x landed rocket on earth. and space x, it looks to land one of its capsules on mars in may 2018. the unmanned dragon capsule would land on the surface six months after the launch and the long-term goal is to colonize mars and get astronauts thereby
2030. lea: i'm not volunteering for that one. i like it here on earth. uber doesn't want to keep waiting. it is testing out a new waiting fee that will be charged if you don't show up within two minutes of when the driver arrives. the change from a 5 minute window, uber is charging a cancellation fee if the customer canceled a pickup two minutes after request. these range 5 to $10 and the new fees being tested in phoenix, dallas, new jersey and new york city. lauren: what are its me about that story is what happens when your drivers -- is late. that happens all the time. lea: there are some competitors out there. lauren: we have an amazing survival story. after a plane crashed in alabama the pilot survived with just a cut on his hand. a security camera captured this plane plunging into the ground and hitting that tree just seconds after impact, the entire
plane was on fire. several witnesses pulled the pilot to safety. fortunately he was the only one on the plane. federal investigators looking at what caused the crash. lea: it looked like he had power problems after takeoff, no clear place to land, you just have to level your way and put it down where you can. lauren: we take that seriously. some new details about what killed wrestling star china. we have the latest on the investigation into her death. 17 stars were missing from the warriors and clippers game last night. it didn't make a difference. we tell you who came out on top and who is lost in the nba playoffs. more severe weather, and what to have for your morning commute.
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golden state warriors, and stefan curry eliminated the houston rockets, 114-81 in game 5, clay thompson scored 20 points with seven, 3-pointers, next to the coaching staff. the clippers couldn't overcome the loss of chris paul and lake griffin losing support when 198-98 last night. damien miller added 16 in the fourth quarter. the blazers are up 3 games to two and could close it out in portland. the charlotte hornets stunned the miami heat 92-88 in game 5 of the eastern conference. courtney lee the 3-pointer with 25 seconds left, the hornets have won three straight games with a 3 games to two lead in a
clincher on friday night. lauren: let's get a look at your thursday forecast. janice dean is here. if there is release in central states after tornadoes wreaked havoc. >> people need to be on alert because we have dynamics in place, april is the transition month, april and may, and tornadoes, you see the clash of the two air masses, cold enough for heavy snow across the rockies and this warm unstable hermas in the moisture, no let up for days of the severe threat. let's look at the last 24 hours, the storm system moving through, a dozen reports of tornadoes yesterday on top of what we saw the day before that. hundreds of reports of hail and damaging winds. you can see reports of tornadoes from nebraska all the way to
kentucky. this is the season when we see potential for severe storms, stay on alert and your weather radios are on. the next storm out of the rockies today and friday and the risk for strong storms for oklahoma and texas. in the mid-atlantic region in texas and oklahoma our next storm system comes into play out of the rockies and we will see the front for strong storms for the usual suspects in texas and oklahoma again. on top of that, heavy rainfall, heavy snow for the rockies. it is not over yet for the rockies. lauren: you make it look better with your bright yellow. >> i wear bright yellow every single day. from the storms outside, global market action in europe, the
ftse in london is down one.2%, the cac is down one.4%, the jackson germany is down one.2%, european stocks are responding, the bank of japan's decision to keep interest rates, dow futures down 17, nasdaq futures giving up 23. lea: everyone is talking about ted cruz's announcement, carly fiorina is his running mate. what did the gop front runner have to say about it. >> picking a vice presidential candidate, he has zero chance. lea: the latest reaction to ted cruz's vp pick. fresh off the major primary blues, bernie sanders leg off staffers. we have the details on what this means for his campaign. facebook shares soar after social media giant crusted
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>> ted cruz pics carly fiorina as his vice presidential pick in his latest move to take down the gop front runner. >> donald trump and hillary clinton are virtually indistinguishable in their positions, the virtually interesting visible in the fact that they have always been insiders. >> why is he picking vice presidents? he can't win. lauren: donald trump firing back and unleashing on ted cruz for that announcement. i am lauren simonetti. lea: i am leah gabriel.
this morning a big shakeup for the bernie sanders campaign. hundreds of staffers being laid off after the vermont senator's latest primary loss but sanders says he is not giving up. we have the latest from the campaign trail. lauren: the federal reserve suggested it was not in a restoration for straight and provided no hint on when it's next rate hike would be. checking on futures down in a big way, dow futures giving 170 points, nasdaq futures down 21, investors responding to offer no additional stimulus. facebook shares could open at an all-time high after the social media giant shattered earnings estimates. we have details. lea: amazon reports first-quarter earnings "after the bell". that and major tech companies reporting throughout session. lauren: in sports the warriors didn't need staff carry, without their two's top stars, and one game away from elimination.
it is 5:31 in new york, it is april 28th, welcome to "fbn a.m.," your first look at today's markets, latest breaking news and what to expect. republican presidential candidate ted cruz taking carly fiorina as his running mate, she dropped out of the white house race in february and endorsed ted cruz, she was on the kelly file last night talking about the texas senator's decision. >> on the one hand you have ted cruz and carly fiorina, two proven conservatives who know what the fight is about, jobs, prosperity, possibility and potential for the nation, liberty and security and on the other side donald trump and hillary clinton who are two sides of the same coin, the ultimate insider's. lea: at a town hall event donald trump called ted cruz's early vp pick crazy. >> it is a waste of time.
you first get the nomination, picking a vice presidential candidate he has zero chance, no path, just crazy. lea: the next presidential contest is in indiana next tuesday, 57 room delegates are up for grabs. lauren: trump scoring a big endorsement in indiana, the states renowned basketball coach announcing his support for trump. >> you folks are taking a look at the most prepared man in history to step in as president of the united states. [cheers and applause] >> there has never been a presidential candidate prepared to the length that this man is. lauren: trump calling the support, quote, the greatest endorsement in the history of
indiana. the greatest ever. indiana is a must win state for ted cruz who tried to block trump from winning the party nomination before the republican convention in july. the recent polls showed trump leading the race in that state. jeff flock has more from indianapolis. jeff: the trump train showed a lot of momentum, this is the scene outside one of his rallies, trump is spending a lot of time in indiana, a guy playing trump, this man is 15 years old, you know more about donald trump's foreign-policy at various policies than he does. >> an incredible amount of unification and energy going on here. the issues america faces when we are losing jobs to foreign countries and securing our borders, fixing our military, taking care of our that's. >> reporter: what makes you feel passionate about donald trump? >> we have a country we need to
take care of our country for our children and children's children, rebuild our country, we have been facing incredible issues the past eight years and we need to repeal and reform obamacare. >> reporter: people his age might be for bernie sanders, that is the thought but not this guy. >> juniors and seniors who can vote are on the liberal side but i have seen people coming out for donald trump from all over the spectrum. >>epte areatth ti, thanks verguys. this is a typical trump rally, long lines, a lot of momentum in indiana, ted cruz's last stand. we will see how it turns out. lauren: tune into foxbusiness for special coverage of the indiana primary tuesday, may 3rd at 7:00 pm eastern on
foxbusiness network. lea: bernie sanders cutting hundreds of people from his staff. the sanders campaign it will go from a staff of over 1000 in january to no more than 350. this comes after the vermont senator lost all but one primary on supertuesday number 3, the democratic presidential candidate's wife will be on cavuto coast-to-coast at 1:30 p.m. eastern, you don't want to miss it. lauren: donald trump delivering a major speech on foreign-policy. here is blake berman. >> reporter: donald trump went around the world and that giving a nearly 40 minutes scripted speech, teleprompter in front of him on his vision of american foreign-policy. trump talked about flex ability and unpredictability, spoke in broad terms, he decried nationbuilding, he will rebuild relationships with allies, easing tensions with russia but would know when to walk away from the table, and he would work with china saying they
would appreciate his strength was the republican front runner said if he were to become president isis's days would be numbered. throughout his speech, trump looks forward to the potential general election, trying to tie hillary clinton to president obama. >> i challenge anyone to explain strategic foreign-policy vision of obama/clinton. it has been a complete and total disaster. >> reporter: one of trump's top foreign policy advisor said the team is expanding to a romney like level. trump tried to resize the make up of his foreign-policy team saying we need more people from those on tv or read about in the new york times. back to you in new york. >> dennis hester it, for evading banking rules. $3.4 million that he is accused
of molesting. hastert was not charged with sexual abuse because the statute of limitations had run out. he is stripped of his teacher's pension but will not lose a more lucrative pension from serving in the house of representatives. hearing testimony from witnesses, 53 years old, was molested, just 17 years old. all these years later. lauren: let's turn it back to business, shares of facebook, could hit a new historic high today, stock is up 8% in premarket trading after first-quarter earnings up a analyst forecast. you saw a growth in ad revenue better than expected. facebook's monthly users totaling a stronger-than-expected $1.65 billion. facebook is proposing to create a new class of nonvoting shares that would allow its ceo mark second to liquidate his shares and retain control of the
company. lea: amazon will report its stocks after the bill, reporting hire first-quarter revenue beating analyst estimates, expect amazon's successful prime program and faster delivery networks to help the company strengthen its hold on the north american e-commerce market and hear from linkedin, the online network expected to report improved earnings and revenue and groupon will report after the bill, the discount coupons expected to post first-quarter loss. it is a weaker 2016 than expected due to a slowdown in higher-margin online sales. lea: the federal reserve keeping interest rates on hold, and continued improvement in the us economy. liz claman asked investor bill gross. >> in june, the fed didn't mention it today and that is why
bonds, lower in yield and stock markets up 1/2% or so. and to stabilize. >> fed policymakers expect to raise rates two times this year. forecasts call for gross mystic product rising at a 0.7% annual rate, the economy grew at 1.4%, first-time jobless claims at 260,000, the prior week. >> let's get you caught up on global market action. this is all about the central bank, we heard from the fed in the us bank of japan today standing down deciding to keep policy on hold and check out the reaction in asia, the japanese stock market, the nikkei down
3.6%, the yen stronger today, the shanghai composite in china down a 12:45%. in the us dow futures down 154, s&p futures down 18, nasdaq by 26 in the premarket. >> here's a look at headlines in today's edition of the wall street journal. yahoo reaches a deal with started to add board members, yahoo will lead four members to its board to add director nominees. yvonne musk gives his company's unusual financial help, the billionaire leader of tesla and space x help financially support his firm in ways as unconventional as he is and is risky. a federal court has ruled amazon is liable for purchases. filing the case against the company in 2014 citing thousands of complaints about unauthorized charges. lea: space x landed its rocket on earth, in the sea.
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lauren: good morning. let's get you caught up on what is happening now, ted cruz hope to put a charge into his fading campaign and fading chances by kicking carly fiorina as his running mate, front runner donald trump calling that decision a waste of time. democratic candidate bernie sanders says he is not giving up but he is cutting hundreds of people from his staff. 1000 people in january, 350. amazon and other tech companies out with earnings today, facebook set a high bar with its report, easily beating expectations for earnings, revenue and growth in mobile ad
revenue and checking in, stock market futures responding to those open reports, dow futures down 145 points, s&p down 17, nasdaq futures down 24, that is a look at what is happening now. lea: after increasing attempts to breach security the secret service is proposing a taller and stronger white house fence which would include anti-climb features and intrusion detection technology, it would be 11'7 quote tall, no word how much it would cost but the secret service is awaiting approval and hopes to get the green light on the project by 2018. lauren: elon musk set his sights on mars. on a floating platform in the atlantic. space x is aiming higher. it looks to land one of its capsules on the surface of mars in may 2018. about six month after the
launch, elon musk said the goal for the long-term is to colonize mars and get astronauts there by the mid-2030s. lea: it is really cool, exploration, the future of exploration. lauren: uber has something to say, don't keep our drivers waiting for the on demand car service, testing out a new waiting fee that will be charged if you do not show up within two minutes of when your driver arrives, used to have a 5-minute grace period, uber charging a cancellation fee if customer cancels just two minutes after making that request, fees range from $5 to $10 and will be tested in phoenix, dallas, new jersey and new york city and you have never used uber. lea: i have written with other people in uber but i don't like it for privacy reasons but that is just me. not that i don't like it, i just don't use it. lauren: amazing survival story after a plane crash in alabama,
the pilot survived with just a cut on his hand. security camera captured it plunging into the ground and hitting a 3 second after impact, the entire aircraft was on fire, several witnesses took the pilot to safety from the burning plane. the pilot was the only one on the plane. federal investigators looking at what caused the crash. it will be interesting to see what they say. lauren: the witnesses just ran up to the burning plane. lea: they dragged him away. coming up new details about what killed the former wrestling star china. we have the latest on the investigation into her death. the all-stars were missing from the warriors and clippers games last night. and who is almost out. and more severe weather moving across the country.
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lauren: it is 52 minutes after the hour. we are getting more information about the former wrestling star known as china. she died of an accidental overdose of prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer. her manager says 98% certainty and 2% speculation, china whose real name was joan was a lifelong insomniac and has prescriptions for ambien and a
generic version of valium. she died so young. let's look at the latest from the world of sports, the golden state warriors rolled into the second round of the playoffs without stephan curry. in game 5, clay thompson scored 27 with seven 3-pointers, he sat on the bench. the clippers could not overcome the loss of chris paul losing to portland 108-98 at home. bj mccall scored 27 points, damien willard added 16 of 22 when portland pulled away. the blazers are up 3 games to two and could close it out friday in portland. in the nhl the new york islanders be the tampa bay lightning 5-3 in game one of their second round playoff series. shane prince scored twice in the first period. the islanders are beyond the first round for the first time
in 23 years, tampa bay, the islanders in the third period of the game with a deflected puck hitting the coach. the coach is leaving the bench with a towel covering his face, returned before the end of the game with just a mark on his nose, perhaps a scratch. lea: storms moving across the west, more severe weather is predicted in texas and oklahoma. let's look at your thursday forecast with meteorologist janice dean. >> reporter: potential for strong storms across the us and mid atlantic, the last 24 hours the storm system across the midwest, next one moving across the rockies and we could see potential for severe storms over the mid-atlantic and the gulf coast, looking at future radar the next storm system moves in today, snow in the highest elevations, heavy rainfall,
flooding is going to be an issue over the mississippi river valley in texas where they don't need to see any more rain in the forecast, severe rain in the mid-atlantic, texas and oklahoma and the next big system moves in and another round of strong to severe storms including hail, damaging winds and tornadoes for much of central and northern texas and oklahoma. we talked about rainfall, we could see three to five inches and higher elevation snow upwards of a foot or more. houston, texas, last week record-setting rainfall, they don't want any more rain in the forecast but over the next five days the chance of more rain so we are watching that area carefully. you can see forecast highschooler than average, warmer than average feels like summertime across the south, that will be on going into friday and saturday and sunday, we have the clash of this two air masses, that is one indication we are into severe weather season where we could
see potential for strong to severe storms for the next five days. >> if we have to get stormy weather news at least we are getting it from a sunny person. coming up we went to local market action before we head 2 "mornings with maria," stay with us. dow futures down 0.8%, the s&p 500 percentagewise. [airplane sounds]
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happy thursday. good morning. it is thursday, april 20th, i am maria bartiroma and here are your top stories on the east coast, ted cruz taking a drastic step to block donald trump's path to the nomination, he picked carly fiorina last night as his running mate. they explains why they are teaming up but trump slammed the announcement. >> carly respects the constitution and the bill of rights and understand the threat facing america. >> it is over. donald trump won. it isn't over. >> it is a waste of time. it is -- you first have to get the nomination. picking a vice presidential candidate when you have zero chance, no path, crazy. maria: we are looking at whether the move will help or hurt ted cruz. on the other side of the race this morning berni