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it is wednesday january 027th. coming up on "early today," breaking overnight. showdown in oregon. a shootout with fbi agents leaves one dead and several arrested. pulling out. donald trump says bye-bye to megyn kelly and the gop debate just five days before iowa caucuses. nbc news reveals not a single lead pipe has been replaced in flint. while frantic parents have their kids tested for lead poisoning. plus the an explosive and dramatic prison break. from the gunfire to barny miller and more. and a trip back in time to a biking festival that dates back hundreds of years. "early today" starts right now.
i'm erika hill. eight people have been arrested in connection with an armed occupation of oregon wildlife refuge that began three weeks ago. one of the armed protester was killed. during a january 5th interview he said he had no suspensiones of being taken into the custody. -- intentions. >> so you are prepared to die. better dead than in a cell? >> absolutely. would you like to be in a cell? nobody wants to live their life in a cell. >> nbc has more. >> reporter: eamon dubundy has been arrested according to a statement from the fbi. the fbi confirmed on tuesday it and the oregon state police started what the statement calls to bring into custody a number of individuals associated with utility armed occupation. during the arrest, shots are
were fired. one person was killed. the other person suffered non life threat engine injuries. eamon bundy and others started protesting the sentencing of two ranchers. but it turned into the occupation of the wildlife refuge on jan 2nd. proertsers saying they were angry over what call government overreach. residents demanded it come to an end. >> it is time for you to go home. [ cheers and applause ] >> eamon bundy is son of controversial rancher cliven bundy who was involve in a standoff with the government over grazing rights. donald trump is pulling out. the gop front runner withdrawing from thursday's fox news debate. with just five days to go before the caucuses. trump who had threatened to boycott the debate because of the moderator megyn kelly was
put over the wedge. saying we learned from the secret back channel that ayatollah and putin both intend to treat donald trump unfairly -- in response rager ail mr. trump doesn't play games. instead trump will host a fundraising event for veterans and wounded warriors. he linked a poll to this instagram video asking with whether he should prepare it. >> megyn kelly is really biased against me. do you think she can be fair at the debate? >> on the democratic side, bernie sanders is taking time you have to campaign trail today for a sit down meeting be president obama in the oval office. nbc's tracy potts joins us live from washington with more this morning. >> reporter: so donald trump thips he can just skip this d t
detective. he's got momentum in iowa. he's just gotten key endorsements including arizona sheriff who was very outspoken just like trump on immigration. fresh off two key endorsements donald trump is skipping thursday's debate because he thinks the fox moderator is unfair. >> fox news, right? wonderful, wonderful place. fox news it's wonderful. >> fox i calls trump quotes terrorizations of megyn kelly near unprecedented. ted cruz who seems to have a lock on iowa is challenging trump to have a one on one. >> i want you to think how would you react if you were interviewing someone for a job and they said, you know, what i'm not willing to show up to the interview? >> by skipping trump is being a rebel. and it is the year of the outsider so he may be okay. some iowans may wonder why are
you quitting. >> the democrats also fighting for an iowa win. hillary clinton out thing years of experience. >> i've been on the front lines of change and progress ins i was your age. >> bernie sanders tells voters turn out will make the difference. >> if we have a large voter turnout we will win. and we'll win big. >> he's meeting privately with obama today. >> the white house says this is a meeting they started discussing in december that is private, and that there is no agenda. >> tracy potts first this morning in washington. that thank you. in seattle two are dead after shooting a at homeless encampment. one woman dead at the scene. the other victim a male died at the hospital. three others wounded. one critical and two in serious condition. this all happened as seattle mayor ed murray was delivering a speech and addressing the city's homeless problem.
he spoke again from the scene. >> you can't but wonder, i can't help but wonder, did i act too late? maybe i should have issued a state of emergency months earlier. we have tried to do the best that we can kbhichb the circumstances we have. but obviously i'm going to question did i -- was i good enough at my own job. >> no arrests have been made but police say there are at least two persones of interest as they believe this was a targeted not. although not because the victims for homeless. >> incredible footage from northeastern brazil shows an explosion destroying a the prison wall. moments later dozens of inmates are seen scrambling over a fence. 36 of the 40 escapees were captured within hours. two inmates were killed. police are investigating the explosion and what appears to be a man walking up to the walk minutes before the explosion
occurred. it is now day five in the serge or three california inmates characterized aez extremely dangerous. police have released few details but the award leading to their arrest quadrupled to $200 thousand. they had a head start before they were believed missing. authorities believe two are at least still in the region. and bill karins with your forecast. >> a huge storm south of alaska is going to brick a lot of bad weather to the west coast. south of allusieutians here. and we had some rain yesterday, especially in the northwest and a little more this morning. scattered showers. snow levels are pretty high. temperatures are pretty mild once again. as far as the rainfall, the area of orange is up to five inches of rain. that is significant stuff and
for that reason in washington state swe have a flood watch especially in the south slopes of the olympics. because of the high snow levels, jackson hole will be well. sun val veley. and the cascades. i think you have a much better chance of heavier snows through sunday. that looks like the next big storm here in the central proporti proportions. today's forecast, heavy rain and storms in florida. the worst weather in the country is in florida today. seattle mild, but. san francisco and l.a. beautiful today. salt lake city no complaints either at 41 and in s.
and nice today and tomorrow. not until sunday you have a chance of significant rain. and we'll keep you posted on the sunday storm. a storm on the weekend. >> i it always happens on the weekend, right? >> seems that way. >> all the kids want is a day off school. thanks. surrounding lead pipes in the flint, michigan water crisis. and california's quickly eroding coastline. you are watching "early today." predictable is to be flake free. because i have used head and shoulders for 20 years. used regularly, it removes up to 100% of flakes keeping you protected every week, every month, every year you ready ma? always life is unpredictable, so embrace it! head and shoulders. live flake free for life
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an indiana principal being held as the hero after sacrificing her life pushing students away from an on coming school bus. two ten-year-olds were also injured in the crash. >> we lost a great educator today. >> we express our condolences to the entire community and to the township schools. in california, five of 20 residents living in those apartments teetering on the edge' eroding shoreline cliff still have not left. >> i'm about to be on the street. if the ocean if it wants us it is going to take this. we don't have to power to slow it down or stop it. >> the residents have to move out in a few days. the u.s. senate reopens for business this morning. after an intense weekend of blizzard and snow. yesterday morning there are a few formulates th sle s formal
delayed the start. >> as we convene this morning you look around the chamber and the presiding officer, is female. all of our parliamentaryians are female. our floor managers are female. all of our pages are female. something is genuinely different. and i think it is genuinely fabulous. >> the other senator on hand, susan collins of maine. another state with some snow experience. let's get down to business with some snow experience. >> good morning. only oprah winfrey could eastern $12 million in an hour thanks to a single tweet. the media mogul posting a tweet claiming she's lost 28 pounds
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in entertainment news this wednesday. actors emily blunt and john k kosinski welcoming their second child. and joseph fiennes has stirred up some controversy after being cast in this latest role. over 30 years ago actor abe havi vigoda. sadly has passed away at age 94. kevin tibal reports. >> he just had would have been those faces. kind of droopy and worn. and those were the sorts of characters abe having do played best. as phil fish on the '70s cop sit
come barney miller. >> save your money. >> vigoda was also the double crossing mobster sal tessio in the gunfire. until he was bumped off. >> tell mike it was only business. >> he also gained note rite for not being dead. it was in 1982 a magazine declared he was no more. vigoda played it for all he was worth on late night television. >> go with your own kind. that's it, abe. >> he was also a favorite guest of the today show. and abe vigoda twitter feet even popped up with the sole purpose of reporting if he was dead or alive. it garnered 10,000 followers. he later appeared in a super bowl ad for snickers candy bars in 2010 with betty white. they were both 88 years old. >> that hurt.
>> born abraham charles vigoda in brooklyn new york. his career spanned the stage, the screen, and television. he died in his sleep at his daughters home in new jersey. ab vigoda was 94. kevin tibles nbc news chicago. >> his daughter saying he just died of old age. >> loved his sense of humor. >> loved it. >> with mega ryan and tom hanks -- >> never saw it. was he in that too. >> yes he was like the tribe leader on the island. that's more like our generation but saturday afternoons on usa or tbs or something zbri may have to look for it this saturday. thanks. this is "early today." hi, i'm here with some advice from the future don't buy makeup that settles into lines, it ages you. get simply ageless makeup from covergirl and olay.
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leading the news, woman who held decade long protest outside of white house died. since 1991 he manned a encampment site in the square. she manned the antinuclear vigil the longest of any volunteers. she was believed to be around 80 years old. the cause of death is unknown. and from fortune you can now broadcast your crazy gopro videos through periscope. >> is this your video? >> it is. can you tell. can only broadcast with the hero 4 black or hero 4 silver
cameras. users can toggle between broadcasting from the gopro camera to their iphone's camera. >> ethan couch could be back in the coming days. couch flowed mexico in december after failing to meet his parole officer. the fbi arrested a man in milwaukee yesterday after he tried to buy machine guns in order to attack a masonic temple. he was charged with unlawfully possessing a machine gun and firearms not registered to him. he allegedly tried to carry out the terrorist attack with two informants. in the wick of zika epidemic obama has called for treatments and vaccines to treat the disease. steer clear of 24 countries in latin america and africa. so far three in the u.s., one each in virginia, arkansas and
hawaii are known to have contracted the virus after traveling abroad. on the shetland islands, the festal celebrate s scandinavian vikings. the finale includes a 30 foot long ship set on fire in the harbor. the festival is held each year on the last tuesday in january. we can mark the calendars for next year. >> the vikings are angry. they don't get the credit they deserve for exploration and discovery. >> we're happy to share a little of that this morning. a look ahead bernie sanders is scheduled to have a private meeting with president obama in the oval office. the meeting was first discussed when the presidential candidate attended the holiday ball last month. happy birthday to bond girl, and stage and screen actor alan cumming and mimi rogers turns
but that's not slowing down the legal process--- his almost a week and still the search goes on for kyle mire -- kyle myrick. that's not slowing down his accused killers. a man forcing his way on to a public bus. swooping in from washington to try to help out in pacifica as the city continues to take cover from pounding waves and more erosion. a local congresswoman to help brainstorm a solution. >> good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm sam