please join us for all the nate nate -- days news and development. history is any indicator it ought to be quite a friday. thanks for being with us. good night from new york lauren: breaking news overnight. wilbur ross announcing a major new trade deal with china. we will tell you who will benefit from it. happy friday, good morning, i'm lauren simonetti. nicole: good morning, i'm nicole petallides, president trump would have fired fbi director james comey even without the justice department's recommendation even new questions about whether the investigation into hillary clinton's emails could be reopened. we would have all of the latest development. lauren: the market, dragging down the dow yesterday. as for futures this morning, no rebound. nasdaq down 13. nicole: there could be more pain
from the retail sector today. nordstrom after pressure after it reported its numbers. jc penny reports its results and sales from the governmentment we will tell you what to expect. lauren: show me the money, offering incentives to bruise up stores, whether he take a look at that story. nicole: san antonio spurs to close out their series and in baseball the houston astros nail the yankees with final out at home base. we will give you all the sports highlights. lauren: 5:01 in new york, tgif, happy mother's day for sunday, welcome to fbn:am, first look at morning markets, breaking news and what to expect for the day ahead. nicole: breaking news overnight, bilateral trade agreement by china under the agreement that china will open borders to the united states and ending a ban it imposed in 2003 after a case of mad cow disease in exchange
the u.s. would allow cooked chinese poultry and would allow to ship liquefy natural gas and trying to return to natural gas as a way to reduce itself from coal. lauren: offer electronic payment services there and the u.s. would facilitate the entrance of chinese banks into the american banking america. the deal comes about a month after president trump met with chinese president xi jinping in florida. representing about 60% of the country's total deficit. nicole: president trump wants to get to the bottom of the russian scandal. the president gave more details about his decision. blake berman at the white house with that story.
blake: over dinner at the white house and two phone calls as well, those are the three times told by the fbi director james comey that he was not under investigation by the fbi. the president detailed part of those conversations to nbc's lester holt. >> did you call him in. >> in one case i called him and in one case he called me. >> did you ask him am i under investigation? >> i actually said, if it's possible, would you let me know am i under investigation, he said you are not under investigation. blake: discussions of that nature would be against protocol however at the white house briefing sarah huckabee sanders said there's nothing in appropriate with the president's question. >> i don't see that as conflict of interest and also scholars, so, no, i don't see that as an issue. blake: the president fired fbi director tieing his decision from a report of the depo attorney general rob ro seen
stien in which he botched the hillary clinton investigation. however, during nbc interview, the president said he would have fired comey regardless of that memo. he also described comey as a s showbo. nicole: utah senator made a formal pitch to white house officials including vice president mike pence that they should try to appoint judge merrick garland to ap-- replace comey. lauren: last summer comey testified on capitol hill, that's a decision not to pursue criminal charges against clinton and her team from mishandling classified information was unanimous on the case but the new acting fbi director andy
mccabe testifying that morale did take a huge hit. >> there were folks within our agency who were frustrated with the outcome of the hillary clinton case and some of those folks were very vocal about that, those concerns. lauren: joining us to talk about it andrew peek, happy friday. >> happy friday, happy mother's day. lauren: thank you. >> one veteran suggesting that both the clinton case and the immunity deals struck during the investigation could be revisited, do you think that could happen? >> yeah, absolutely do if the immunity deals, if the subject of the immunity deals like huma abedin didn't end up to their deal of the bargain. they got immunity in exchange among other things turning over all relevant emails to the government but we find out later that a bunch of the emails from
huma abdib were also on anthony weiner's computer. huma abedin didn't live up to her end of the bargain and though it's null and void and we will move forward with the investigation again. nick anything should these people be nervous, the statute of limitations has not run out; is that correct? >> if i were them i would be very nervous because the investigation was so slip shot, why wasn't a grand jury impaneled. why was cheryl mills that was top adviser, she was the one determining what was personal and what was work related and could be turned related to work. she was also a target of that investigation. i would never allow two suspects to sit in the same
interrogation. what you're looking for as investigators is those mistakes to show a story that was concocted. lauren: we have to see who president trump nominates as fbi chief, any thoughts who might be in line and best suited? >> we heard the names chris christie, rudy giuliani, giuliani old nypd commissioner. he's 69, i don't know if he would do it. he's a bipartisan figure. he's really a legend -- lauren: merrick garland? >> terrible idea. i can't imagine somebody who has more beef to this administration than anybody. nicole: he wants to know if president trump sty -- spied on
him during gop election. two reporters have told him they have multiple source that is the obama administration was looking at his information. >> i'm trying to get to the bottom of this, i've asked the white house to look at the logs of all the press obama administration people to see if they were searching my name or unmasking me in anyway. i know one senator confide today me that he was surveilled by the obama administration including his phone calls. nicole: follows president trump's that president obama wiretapped during the election. lauren: the trump administration wrapping up six-week nationwide sweep, the largest conducted by ice or immigration and customs enforcement. targeting gang members involved in drugs, sex trafficking as well as murder, more than 100 of those were arrested with ms13,
arrests were concentrated in houston, new york city, atlanta and nework, new jersey. nicole: the shanghai composite in china up three quarters of 1%. korea's kospi pulls back half a percent. lauren: the dax in germany up 12 points today, the cac if paris down 2, the ftse in london up 2 as well as. nicole: the nasdaq squeezing out a gain and dow lower this week. dow futures down 38, s&p futures down 6. lauren: oil and gold this morning, oil down 11 cents, 47.42 a barrel. nicole: mcdonalds is helping franchises to upgrade. the wall street journal report
that is the company is offering to pay 55% to have costs for changes that can rub as high as $70,000 for each location, mcdonalds usually expects the franchisees to pick upmost of the tab when it imposes upgrades on the restaurants but the company is trying to win back the core customers lost to rivals. shares of miquid's up. lauren: chinese micro blogging side suggesting that facebook come to china to learn how to block content. here is the issue. facebook is banned in china and china also bans content that includes politically unacceptable topics. china does that by using filtering technologies and police squads and it's been difficult for facebook to crack chinese markets. facebook announced just last week that it was adding 3 more
thousand people to review content bringing total number to 7500. nicole: nordstrom, one of the stocks we are watching today. shares lost 4% after the sales fell down in quarter. macy's plunged 17%. biggest selloff since the financial crisis. and another retailer we will hear from jc penny this morning. the stock dropped more than 7% yesterday ahead of its quarterly results, has investors braced for more potentially bad news from another big retailer and jc penny has announced or closing involuntary requirement programs as it looks to cut the custs amid sliding sales. lauren: it's tough out there. u.s. treasury secretary steven mnuchin arrives in italy to brief world financial chiefs on donald trump's economic agenda. we will go live to italy. we have a special report from
adam shapiro coming up. storms moving through oklahoma and now heading east. >> right now we are on state highway 36, we have a tornado on the ground right now. lauren: senior meteorologist tracking the storm and what it means for your mother's day plan. futures are down across the board, dow dropping 38, the nasdaq up this week on pace for four-street of gains. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news. ♪ ♪ the world of fast food is being changed by faster networks. ♪ ♪ data, applications, customer experience. ♪ ♪ which is why comcast business
nicole: good friday morning, you made it. 5:15 a.m., let's get you caught up on what's happening now. now that joims comey is not fbi director, his replacement could reopen investigation into hillary clinton's emails. last summer comey testified that clinton was careless with her emails but no laws were intentionally broken, but the acting director andrew mccabe testified yesterday that comey's decision hurt morale at the bureau. the trump administration is hailing a trade deal with china. officials say it will boost u.s. exports and close america's trade gap with the world's second largest economy. the deal calls for china to open borders to the united states beef while the u.s. will allow cooked chinese poultry to be
sold in american super market and jc penny will report quarterly profits later on this morning. investors brace for more disappointing news. are you -- retailers under pressure. lauren, that's what's happening now. lauren: thank you, nicole. steven mnuchin meeting, adam shapiro in italy, good morning. adam: and a good morning to you, lauren. that's right, the secretary is actually meeting with his pierce from the g-7 along with some of the governors from central banks. janet yellen is here as well. the chair of federal reserve in the united states but the discussion that mr. mnuchin is taking part in and leading actually, one of those discussions has to do with cybersecurity, one issue that's not on the table trade is a big topic here because the new
policies for the trump administration of america first have certainly brought into question among our eu and g-7 trading partners what that means for them, so we got a chance to briefly speak with secretary mnuchin, here is what he said. >> i think we are excited about u.s. trade policies and i think you probably saw last night we made announcement with economic plan with the chinese, i think we are happy with that. adam: now that was secretary mnuchin but when you speak to different finance ministers, there's a different take on the u.s.' america first policies and we had the chance to speak with the eu commissioner pierre and he said, well, globalization is what this is all about and that has yet to be seen. listen to him in his own words. >> americans are free to choose their own policy but i hope that the policy will be --
[inaudible] >> attachments to trade. we can discuss and different appreciations but we are in the same world, in the same boat and today here we are going to tackle very important issues. adam: in the same boat, he said, but that boat and the people in it are not officially talking about trade. it's the elephant in the room and it is front and center, lauren. lauren: adam shapiro, thank you. nicole: coming up in sports san antonio inaliates houston rockets. we will tell you who created gio and why he passed millions of dollars in loyalties, you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking nes
lauren: the man behind gio has died. in 1963 marketing agent came up with the idea for gio, his idea to market it to boys as action figure and not a doll like barbie. bought gio, one of the most popular toys ever. well, sales later reached billions of dollars so weston went onto sue over rights to the iconic action figure and he reportedly reached a settlement just last year.
sam died yesterday in his ohm in santa monica, california, he was 84 year's old. nicole: showdown in texas, game six of the western conference semifinals, spurs and rockets, james harden and company looking to force a game seven. jonathan simmons getting the start for leonard but didn't miss all-star forward second-quarter patty mills, goes all the way for the easy lay in, harden was one of the worst games of the season. spurs with the 17-point lead, third quarter, simmons makes the most of his opportunity. throws down the baseline general, spurs blow out the rockets 114 to 75 and advance to western conference finals to take on the golden state warriors. turn to go baseball, yankees and astros right there on the bronx. carlos correa. astros up 2-0. huge lead.
fifth inning, nobody out. runners on the corners, he strikes out the next three batters, 1.24 career, era against, bottom of the ninth, 3-2 with two outs, he rip it is line drive to left, one run was four but jake guns down elsbury at home and perfect throw to the game and the astros win it 3-2. in arizona diamondbacks. hits it down the line and gone. that tends no-hitter and shut-out. rangers-padres, bottom of the ninth, game tide at 2, napoli comes with 2 on, he blasted a three-run walkoff home the other win the game for texas, that's
his second homer of the game, napoli's teammates wait for him right there and they celebrate. they look like they are having the best time ever. lauren: it looks like they threw some stuff too. bad news out there. tornadoes in oklahoma causing down power lines and damaged homes but so far no reports of injuries, the storms are now on their way right here to the northeast, we have fox news senior meteorologist janice dean. janice: unfortunately we are going to be dealing with a very wet weekend across the northeast, you pointed out the storms over the south, that's on the move over the mississippi and tennessee river valley also unsettled weather across the northwest. let's track the storm because this is the energy that we are going to need for our weekend noreaster, because we are drealing with springtime
temperatures is rain event. the low continues to lumber towards north and east. several inches specially across the coast. bulk to have rainfall coming saturday afternoon into sunday and winds pick up. not only heavy rain but 50- 50-60-mile her hour winds. if you're a mom, warn your folks that you will be in bed all day, come visit me and bring scene of that accident, that's what you have to do. lauren: happy mother's day, even if it's a rainy one, enjoy it with your boys. nicole: president donald trump would have fired fbi director james come even without recommendations from the justice department. >> i also want to have a really competent capable director.
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now we can serve those who've served us by helping them to find their next career.. visit acp advisornet dot org. nicole: breaking news overnight commerce secretary wilbur ross and trump administration announcing major trade deal with china. we will tell you who will benefit. good friday morning, i'm nicole petallides. lauren: happy friday, i'm lauren simonetti. president trump says he would have fired james comey even without recommendation. new questions on whether the investigation into hillary clinton's emails could be reopened. we will have all of the new developments. nicole: in the market slumping retail stocks dragged down the dow falling 23 points yesterday. down almost half a percent for the week. right now with down arrows again. s&p futures down 5. lauren: there could be more pain for retail sector, nordstrom
stock under reporting earnings. we will get retail sales numbers from the government. nicole: show me the moneys, mcdonalds offer incentives, we will take a closer look. lauren: in spurs the san antonio annihilate the houston rockets to close down series. we have highlights. nicole: 5:31 a.m. in new york, we welcome you fbn:am, latest breaking news. lauren: u.s. reaching a major bilateral trade agreement under the deal china will open its borders for beef, finally ending a ban imposed in 2003 ahmad --
after a case of mad cow disease. nicole: china would also issue guidelines to let american firms such as visa and mastercard offer electronic payment services there. the u.s. would facilitate the entrance of chinese banks into the american banking market. the agreement comes about a month after president trump met with chinese president xi jinping in florida, the u.s. trade deficit with china totaled $310 billion last year. it represents about 60% of the country's total deficit. lauren: president trump saying he wants to get to the bottom of russia scandal. in an interview with nbc after firing fbi director james comey. the president gave more details about that decision. we go to blake berman with the story. blake: over dinner at the white house and two phone calls as well. those are the three times president trump says he was told by the former fbi director james
comey that he was not under investigation by the fbi. the president detailed part of those conversations to nbc lester holt. >> did you call him? >> in one case i called him and one case he called me. i said if it's possible, would you let me know am i under investigation, he said, you are not under investigation. blake: discussions of that nature would be against the fbi protocol however at the white house press briefing sarah huckabee sanders argued that there's nothing inappropriate with the questions. >> i don't see that as conflict of interest and many legal scholars and others that have been commenting on it for the last hour. so no, i don't see that as an issue. blake: the president fired fbi director, comey botched the handling of the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. however, during nbc interview the president said he would have fired comey regardless of that
memo. he also described comey as a showbeat k back to you in new york. lauren: we heard that sound bite. meanwhile our charlie gasparino are reporting that utah senator mike lee made former pitch that the administration should try to appoint judge merrick garland to replace jim comey. nicole: democrats continue to push per a special prrtor to investigation allegations between trump campaign but the acting director of the fbi says there's no need for independent prosecutor. >> it is my opinion and belief that the fbi will continue to pursue this investigation vigorously and completely. >> do you need somebody to take this away from you and somebody else to do it? >> no, sir. nicole: joining us now former u.s. army intelligence officer andrew peek, good morning. >> good morning.
nicole: will democrats get a special prosecutor? >> they won't unless they take back congress and start to subpoena enough documents to make life unpleasant for the trump administration. i mean, no, a special prosecutor would take what is a legitimate investigation and blow it up into a political circus. what saves law enforcement agencies is a whole al gsmia of procedures, precedents, organizations like the justice department and the fbi have on the books so every step of an investigation their next move has some precedent. they know where they are going next. trouble with the special prosecutor is he's a law onto m or herself. they make it up as they go along and a little bit that's what james comey got fired her doing. lauren: i get it, andrew, some representative are calling for a special prosecutor too and also whose decision is it, is it congress or the deputy ag that appoints the special prosecutor in.
>> it would be the justice department. >> the administration could nominate people to but now it's ad hoc decision. it would definitely be their call. nicole: how is the trump campaign, the whole trump administration going forward? >> well, look, you know, i think this -- there's no smoking gun yet. there's no evidence of collusion. my personal view is that the evidence of people whose votes were swayed by what was in podesta emails is extremely small and i think genuinely they see as political weapon to hurt the administration with. yeah, go ahead, please. lauren: blake berman report that had donald trump was told three times by jim comey that he was not under investigation, why won't this russia story go away? >> political weapon. regardless of -- regardless of
how it comes out in the end. with special prosecutor would be able to keep nit the news for months and years ongoing. nicole: what about everything that's supposed to be going forward, tax cuts, health care, is that now a distraction? >> yeah, i actually think this might help all of that, all of those initiatives because if you think about it, both health care, tax cuts, immigration policy, these are all things the administration wants to move on and things that have seen repeated protests particularly health care at town halls, congressmen have been holding around the country. so, you know, at some point there's only so much air in the tent, either the democrats are going to focus on health care or russia. nicole: andrew, thank you. lauren: senator rand paul wants to know if president obama spied on him during the 2016 election. the former gop candidate himself telling maria bartiromo that two reporters told him that they have multiple sources saying the
obama administration was looking into his information. >> i'm trying to get to the bottom of this, i've asked the white house to look at the logs of all the previous obama administration people to see if they were searching my name or unmasking me in anyway. i know one of the senator who has has confided to me that he was surveilled. lauren: follows claims that president tapped trump tower. nicole: six-week nationwide sweep largest conducted by ice, immigration and customs enforcement. targeted gang members involved in drug, sex trafficking, weapon smuggling, murder, more than 100 of those arrested were affiliated with the violent ms13 gang, arrests were concentrated in the houston, new york city, atlanta and newark, new jersey
areas. lauren: a mixed finish in asia, you can see u.s. futures however, dow futures down 35 points, s&p down 5 trying to eke out for straight weeks of gain. the hang seng and hong kong tanking on a tenth and shanghai composite is the big winner reversing earlier losses up .7% on the day. nicole: for the week we had a mixed bag. let's take a look at the european stocks, the cac quarante just up fractionally there in france and the german stock market, the dax up one tenth of 1%. lauren: investors here in the u.s. get retail numbers, sent macy's shares 17%, worst drop since financial crisis, we had weakness ahead of the opening bell. nicole: oil which has been up the last couple of days about 4
and a half percent during those days, oil pulling back six cents, 44.77 a barrel. gold up. lauren: mcdonalds is helping franchises upgrades, the company is offering to pay 55% of the costs for changes that can rye as $700,000 for each location. mcdonalds usually expects franchisees to pick up the tab but the company is trying to win back the core customers that it has lost to rivals so these upgrades are important to the company overall. they are up over 18% so far this year. nicole: microsoft for reality, they feature various triggers that allow the user to grab an item floating in a virtual world. new head sets are expected to be ready for shopping season. they are available for developers to preorder.
lauren: nordstrom, shares lost 4% in extended trading after 7% drop yesterday this after the company same store sales fell. macy's again that stock down 17%. worst drop since the crisis on disappointing sales. we will hear from jc penny, that stock down 7% as investors brace for more potentially bad news from yet another big retailer. jc penny has already announced store closures and voluntary requirement program as it looks to cut costs. nicole: fox news correspondent lea gabrielle reports on big problems to military best-known fighter jets. >> to fly all models of f-18, one of the united states most fierced fighting aircraft are increasingly in harm's way
because they even make it into combat. nicole: we will have the details on that. dangerous storms move across oklahoma and head east. >> right now we are on state highway 36 south of chattanooga, oklahoma we have a tornado on the ground. nicole: janice dean tracking the storm. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news.
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lauren: happy friday, 5:45 a.m. in new york. replacement could are you open investigation into hillary clinton's emails. last summer comey testified that clinton was careless with her emails but no laws were intentionally broken but the acting director now testifying that comey's decision hurt morale at the bureau. meanwhile the trump administration is with trade deal with china. in part the deal calls for china to open borders to u.s. beef.
in the markets, jc penny will report quarterly profits later this morning. the stock tumbling more than 7% yesterday as investors braced for more disappointing news from the retail sector, as for markets overall, the dow trying to eke out a gain, dow futures down 40 points this morning. s&p down 6, nasdaq down 11. nicole: increasing concerns of pilot who fights f-18 fighters jets, lea gabrielle has the story. >> reports show pilots who fly all models of f-18, most fierce fighting aircraft before they even make it to combat. i spoke with current pilots who are concerned about a problem that's like being intoxicated while flying, they wouldn't go on camera for fear of damaging their careers. risk their lives every time they
launch on a mission. in the words of one pilot i spoke with, inherently risky business, you may not come back each time you take the airborne but the navy and marine corps should give you a better chance. episodes is when a pilot becomes impaired with symptoms that jeopardize their flight, some say it feels like being intoxicated, they are generally caused when life support systems fail in the plane causing oxygen loss, according to record, at least three pilots have died in crashes where this may have been a cause and four f-18's destroyed. the pilots i spoke with the alarming situation is getting worse and they are seeing firsthand how its affecting the mind set of our military elites, they all echo the sent men of a pilot who faced this emergency and said, quote, when i go
flying in combat what's more likely to kill me is not getting shot down by enemy fire, it's a failure in my most basic life support system. there is no backup system that automatically detects a problem and switches to emergency oxygen in the f-18. both the navy and the marine corps have been open with us saying they take pilot safety seriously. a navy official says this is a complex problem and are engaging with air crew and listening to concerns and marine corps official say experts are working to determine the root causes, lauren and nicole, thank you. nicole: lea gabrielle, thank you. lauren: great report. in baseball houston astros nail the yankees with a final out at home plate. we have more of the highlights coming up. now you can get all of your
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second-quarter, goes all the way for easy lay-up. harden with one of the worst games of the entire season. spurs blow out the rockets, now advance to western conference finals to take on the golden state worry yours, let's go to baseball, yankees and astro playing in the bronx, carlos carrera, astros up 2-0, yankee killer dallas on the mount, fifth inning, nobody is out, runners on the corners, strikes out next three batters. bottom of the ninth, 3-1 with two outs, he rip it is line drive to left, one runless score, elsbury at home, perfect
throw that wins the game, astros win 3-2. in arizona diamondbacks, first batter hits it down to line and gone. that tends no-hitter and shut-out, 11 strikeouts and the d-backs win 2-1, rangers and padres. bottom of the ninth, mike napoli comes with three on. win the game for texas, second homer of the game and napoli's teammate wait for him at home plate to celebrate. congratulations. nicole: tornadoes hitting the south, possible tornadoes in oklahoma causing down power lines but no reports of injuries so far. the storms on the way to the northeast. fox news senior meteorologist janice dean has been tracking it all and is right here with us right now with the very latest, janice. janice: hi, nicole, lauren,
yeah, we had tornado reports yesterday in oklahoma as you mentioned and the energy is on the move, part of it is going to make our north eastern across the northeast that will bring tremendous amount of rain and a lot of wind. here is your forecast radar. the worst coming saturday morning enduring into sunday. we are still going to feel gusty winds and perhaps showers on monday, so if you're traveling just be aware there's going to be some delays and you may have to bring your activities indoors, your forecast wind gust 30, 40, 50 miles per hour along the coast as this storm cranks up. it was a little cooler we would be dealing with snowstorm. taking a look at forecast rainfall, several inches along the coast. gusty winds saturday and into sunday. beach erosion and flooding, big concerns. your highs today across much of the country 70's to 80's for the central u.s., cooler bawls of the northeast, cool as well as northwest, phoenix is the
warmest temperature on the map with 98-degrees. all right, ladies, happy mother's day regardless of the rain. nicole: to you too, janice, enjoy. lauren: happy mother's day, janice. you can get all of your devices from one vending machine. we will tell you more about it. you're watching fbn:am when you have something you love, you want to protect it. at legalzoom, our network of attorneys can help you every step of the way. with an estate plan including wills or a living trust that grows along with you and your family. legalzoom. legal help is here.
lauren: you can get almost anything in a vending machine these days, how about pot, booze or a gun, a phoenix-based company called american green unveiling a prototype for vending machine that uses biometric technology to sell control and restricted items. the technology can be used for things like pharmaceuticals, casino chips, alcohol or even guns, the company ceo is for casinos that wanting to cashless for drugstores or pot dispensaries. nicole: controversial. good luck to them. thank you for watching fbn:am. lauren: have a beautiful weekend and good morning and happy friday to you, maria bartiromo. maria: thank you so much. happy friday to you. good morning, everybody, i'm maria bartiromo, thanks for joining us. it is friday may 12th, top stories right now 6:00 a.m. on
the east coast. new questions this morning over the firing of james comey. president trump calling comey a showboat and addressed what he's looks for in his replacement. >> i want somebody that's going to do a great job and i will tell you, we are looking at candidates right now who could be spectacular and that's what i want for the fbi. maria: more on that plus president trump trolling rival rosie o'donnell on twitter. breaking news out of rome, a bomb goes off near post office. we have the latest on the explosion developing this morning. forget snakes on a plane, ui scorpion is spotted on united flight, evacuation which followed. treasury secretary mnuchin for the meeting this day, weekend, today round of meetings coming the administration announces trade deal with china. we have the details on what it means for america.