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it's wednesday, april 20th. coming up on "early today," huge wins for clinton and trump. cruz gets should out while kasich and sanders face what might be their final week. desperate rescues in houston as floodwater persist and lives are lost. michigan's attorney general filing charges in the flint water crisis. plus new details in a mysterious church killing, a rare citing as fidel castro fights for come knew mist ideals. "early today" starts right now. good morning, i'm dara brown. new york belongs to donald trump and hillary clinton. trump dominated the republican primary winning 61% of the vote. john kasich was in second.
and no surprise, voters sent new york values ted cruz a clear message. clinton won handedly. she defeated sanders 52 to 42%. she thanked her adopted home state while pivoting to the general election. >> today, you proved once again there is no place like home. to all the people who supported senator sanders, i believe there is much more that unites us than divides us. tonight, a little less than a year later, the race for the democratic nomination is in the homestretch, and victory is in sight. >> clinton picked up 136 delegates in new york to sanders 105, edging her closer to the nomination. six delegates remain
unallocated. clinton also picked up a super delegate in illinois. sanders returned home to vermont but says he isn't going any where. >> over the last 11 and a half months, this campaign has come a very, very long way. so we lost tonight. there are five primaries next week. we think we're going to do well. and we have a path toward this victory, which we are going to fight to maintain. >> sanders campaign manager, jeff we'aver outlined it with steve kornacki. >> obviously the big state here is california. i mean, big win there, get you delegates, oregon is a state that should be good for the senator. these states, we have a won all the states around these states, so it would be prime territory for the senator.
he has doing increasingly well with latinos. new next mexico, indiana, it's possible to run these states. new jersey had a lot of delegates. >> if june 7th comes and goes and she has won the delegates and popular votes, there will be calls from her campaign for the sanders campaign to unite around her. you're saying instead of that, you'll spend those weeks in the summer trying to flip super delegates to bernie sanders before the convention? >> at this point, yes, absolutely. >> on the republican side, trump said it was vital he win big in new york, and he did. >> i have to say to the people that know me the best, the people of new york, when they give us this kind of a vote, and it's just incredible. i really want to thank my team. my team has been amazing, and you know, it's actually a team of unity. it's evolving, but people don't
understand that. we don't have much of a race any more, based on what i'm seeing on television. senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated. we're really, really rocking. we expect we're going to have an amazing number of weeks. we're going to go into the convention, i think as the winner. >> trump picked up 88 delegates in new york, as he expands his lead on the field and marches closer to the 1,237 needed for the nomination. kasich picked up three, while cruz was shut out. the race pivots to next tuesday's contest, connecticut, maryland, pennsylvania, and rhode island up for grabs. let's bring in best selling author. >> good morning. >> a big new york morning here. what did these decisive wins for
trump and clinton. >> their opponents hit the wall. wisconsin represented wisconsin, and not much else. it means that both of them are romping on. >> can he get enough delegates? >> it seems a whole more likely this morning than it did 24 hours ago, doesn't it? the math is kind of on the line. it could go either way. it is -- momentum is heading in his direction. it's more possible now. >> if current polling holds, cruz is eliminated from a first ballot. can he on a second ballot win at a contested convention? >> math or politics? the math is possible, the politics are less and less likely. but you know what, you get all those republicans in a big room in cleveland, anything is possible. >> well, let's turn to the democrats now, because bernie sanders says that he is pushing forward, claiming he can take the pledged delegate lead on
june 7th. how does that math work? >> again, have to go back to maybe junior year in high school. it's getting harder and harder for bernie. you know, hillary i think really is uniting the democratic party. now, if only she could get the bernie supporters to come around. it's just looking like a tough argument for bernie at this point. >> well, will we see sanders camp shift tactics? he said he will not run a negative campaign, but he could resort to mud slinging in the final push. >> the last week or so has been pretty rough between them. he is headed back to vermont last night. i'm sure he is doing a lot of soul searching there in burlington. he has to figure out what kind of tone does he want to maintain over the next few weeks. pretty much in his hands, i think. >> very interesting. not over until it's over. thank you so much for your input. >> great to see you.
>> great having you. latest on texas flooding. houston area, death toll climbed to seven, crews working to rescue those trapped. janet reports from spring, texas, one of the communities hardest hit. >> reporter: a day of dramatic rescues, after cypress creek. the cruz family leaving everything behind. the only way out, an air boat with the sheriff. >> how was it to leave your house? >> very hard. i don't know, it just keeps coming in. >> they don't know where they'll spend the night. >> i don't know when i'll be back at home, when i'm be back at school. >> we road alone as they answered call after call. >> i've been out here almost 35 years and never seen water this high. >> in every direction, water. the people's lives who it
uprooted. >> what's next? >> i don't know. >> dozens of seniors rescued from their home, and assisted living center, less than a year after the last major flood, people like janice sullivan seeing her belongings all over again. >> overflow during heavy rain fall, the city is flat, leaving nowhere for the water to go. >> nbc's janet shamling wrong are reporting. a solar flair, according to the atmospheric administration, moderate radio blackouts were observed during its peak. meanwhile, noaa says last month was the hottest march on record, with an average global temperature of 54.9 degrees fahrenheit. it is the 11th month straight
record. smashing the last record in 1944. phil karens. this a real heat wave. >> they're like, yeah it's been hot in the pacific northwest. april will probably go down as one of the warmest months also. seattle area, 81 yesterday, the third warmest april. 83 degrees yesterday, seattle's warmest day. so let's go back into texas, because this is where all the devastation is. the piece there with all the pictures. we had about 1,100 residents, apartments and houses with water in them. so i mean just so much damage, including the lives lost. now racing through the state of texas, pushing towards austin. this will not be horrendous, but an inch or two that has the bad flooding. we're also going to be watching
later today some additional strong storms. not going to be a horrible case of severe weather for this time of year, but from abilene, again, the worst of the damage is completely done. now we're going to watch the slow moving storm, weak storm in the west begins to move on shore. there is the 80 in seattle, another record high. that's your nat records near the coast. cooler pacific air tries to move in. obviously the texas stuff, because of the devastation, getting headlines, but what has happened in seattle is off the charts too. >> it's like spring never happened. straight to summer. bill, thank you so much. find out which state's governor has declared pornography as a public health
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welcome back, another aftershock in ecuador, and it was big, 6.1, leaving people even more on edge as the death toll continues to climb from saturday's massive 7.8 quake, over 500 have died. the number of injured exceeding 2,500. western region are still digging through debris through the missing, holding out hope for survivors, even as hundreds of aftershocks continue to shock the region. >> reporter: from nearly every perspective, it is in ruins. 800 buildings are destroyed, many on the brink of collapse. it is painstakingly slow.
daisy gonzalez has been here since saturday. her brother is missing inside the hotel. this is what it used to look like. now rescue teams tell us they see people are inside. the anguish on the faces is as clear as the destruction. families keep vigil just a few feet away. this is what gives so many hope. a hotel worker buried for two days, uses his cell phone to signal rescue teams. he is weak, but will survive. the first criminal charges in flint water will be announced today. as many as three officials, two state water regulators and city employee could face charges. law enforcement tell our affiliate wdiv. in relation to the water that was delivered to all of flint's 99,000 residents. cuban revolutionary leader
fidel castro made a speech yesterday. he admitted he is nearing the end of his life. some interpreted as the farewell to the communist party. the party announced his brother raul would continue. the state of utah declared pornography a public health hazard. it also mandates technicians who find child pornography on a computer to report it to law enforcement authorities, however, the resolution has no enforcement power. just ahead, which ultimate fighting champion is calling it quits. it wasn't the star athletes at the atlanta hawks game that stole the show. sports is up next. ur. a branch catches me here. you think that stopped me? i was about to be the first 3rd grader to jump the cook county creek. jump 50 feet over the rapids and i crash land.
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this morning on today, a new scandal, what is motorized doping and how will it impact competitive racing. good morning, betty. >> good morning, dara. most prolific brawlers may be calling it quit. conor mcgregor sent this tweet, saying i have decided to retire young. thank you for the cheese. catch ya later.
johnny football is fired. drew rosenhaus has officially fired kwquarterback, that he wod fire him if he did not get help for his disruptive behavior. more trouble for manziel. a grand jury is going to consider whether to charge him with attacking his ex-girlfriend in a january incident. to at la at thlanta, that's goi sting. and then let's take you to the half time show, where fans get a whole lot more than their money's worth. shake it guys, shake it. test test game, the atlanta faithful enjoyed an 89-72 win over the celtics. they have a 2 games to 1 lead. the blues are just one win away from knocking out the blackhawks. st. louis, it is due or die for chicago on thursday. game five in missouri.
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ridley and john boyega and mark hamel even and a chance to live out every child's fantasy. a light saber duel. khloe kardashian will join sister kim and didn't take her long to find one of the more disturbing filters. >> i want to have my first co-star on my snap chat. >> that co-star is her estranged husband lamar odom. >> cool but scary. a 9.5 carrot, once owned by shirley temple failed to find a home on tuesday. it was expected to go up to $35 million. but bidding was below the bids price. late queen frontman known for his vocal power and range, they
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s leading the news on dallas/ft. worth releases new midlothian, $10,000 reward for the fitness instructor, missy bevers. they released surveillance video, police gear in the church where she was killed. the cause of her death has not been released. in the "washington post," this school district plans to arm its officers with semi-automatic rifles. the district in colorado has purchased ten rifles to be kept in locked patrol cars, after officers take a 20 hour training course. the move was made without school board approval. in a landmark decision, the federal appeals court ruled public schools must allow
students use bathrooms, gavin grim, who had been denied to use it. a tornado caught on camera, firefighters dove for refuge from this cyclone of flame and smoke. one man even jumping for life into water. he sustained minor burns and was back to work the next day. take a look at this video of two men throwing bricks at a british police car. after getting pulled over. the bricks shattered the car's windshield, but the police still attempted to chase them down. that a gutsy move. they were tracked down and now in custody. an adorable new edition to chicago's shed aquarium, a dolphin calf was born. moments after the birth, it swam to the surface and then heading back to mama. they are off public view to
allow for bonding and privacy. >> i would say the bonding is going pretty well. the mother is like attached to the baby. >> and remarkable, just how they can switch and know exactly what to do. >> how do they no to take the first breath if you're born in the water. >> yep. right up to the top. great for the aquarium to have all those people come to see it. >> i would like that. >> absolutely. bringing a lot of people. we want to leave you with this. president obama arriving in saudi arabia just a short while ago. they will be discussing the fight against isis, along with the wars in syria and yemen. now, keep it right here for more news, weather and sports. i'm dara brown, along with bill karens. thank you for watching "early today." we hope you have great wednesday. another freeway shooting in the
east bay....this time leading to a fatal crash. sam//vo d a . >> a violent pattern popping up again, another shooting in the east bay. this time leading to a fatal crash. >> it's all for two road wary candidates for the new york primary. both donald trump and hillary clinton coming close to 60% of the vote. it's a late challenge smr plus, making sure where there's smoke, there is not fire. the methods law enforcement will take to keep things safe. "today in the bay" starts right now. a very good morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. keeping things fresh on a wednesday. we have a