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coming up on "early today," bernie takes oregon and could call for a recount in kentucky, as hillary clinton is 100 delegates away from the magic number megyn kelly and donald trump bury the hatchet. obama giving millions a pay raise. massive explosion and new york commuter train. the tsa gets serious about airport lines, but will anything change. this is what it looks like to be 109 per mile winds. "early today" starts right now.
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good to be with you this morning. i'm frances rivera. donald trump easily won the oregon republican primary. and bernie sanders took a majority of the delegates out organ with 53% of the vote. >> my wife just tells me that cnn has called organ for bernie sanders. >> hillary clinton was the apparent winner in kentucky. both candidates will likely split the state's delegates. she is now within 100 delegates of securing the nomination. sanders is considering a recount in kentucky. the bluegrass state gives ten days to request one and the sanders camp is going to make a decision today. however, the senator vows to fight on, and even offers a rally of over 11,000 strong this prediction. >> i think we have a real shot to win primaries in a number of
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the states that will be coming up, and don't tell secretary clinton. she might get nervous, i think we're going to win here in california. >> nbc's chris jansing is reporting the sanders camp could approach differently. the campaign is now open to airing ads in very expensive california media market. they're looking to barnstorm the state with massive rallies. early voting began last week. all on the heels of a tense day for democrats, as sanders came under pressure from party leaders to denounce ugly tact particula -- tactics, throwing chairs, and death threats. sanders, instead, struck back with a defiant statement, dismissing it as nonsense, and insisting his supporters were not being treated with fairness
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and respect. sanders had a message at his california rally late last night. >> let me also say a word to the leadership of the democratic party. i say to the leadership of the democratic, open the door, let the people in! >> meanwhile, on the really side, donald trump may have buried the hatch i wiet with me kelly. calling megyn kelly a bimbo. >> bimbo? >> well, that was a retweet, yeah. did i say that? >> many times. >> ooh, okay. excuse me. >> are you going to stop that as president? >> well i'm going to stop it about you now, because i think like our relationship right now. so i'm certainly not going to do it again. yeah, i think -- >> no you have my cell phone number. that's much more efficient. >> you gave me your cell phone
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number. >> i promise, you'll never see that. >> different tone. trump tweeted this, well, that is it. well done, megyn and they lived happily ever after. donald trump's words in his tweet. more serious note, he told rou reute reuters, saying he would talk to north korea's leader, kim jong-un. knelt worth is in sex he is of $10 billion. finally reach aid joint fundraising agreement with the rnc to build a national war chest for the election. dnc and hillary clinton have been joining their fundraising since they reached an agreement back in august of last year. bill krclinton talked about the outside role he would take in his wife's administration.
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now to the tts, sounding the alarm, resources to chicago o'hare airport, this comes after 450 passengers missed their flight due to massive security lines. now the head of the tsa is apologizing to travelers. >> we had a significant challenge in chicago yesterday. i don't know what that was. we're fixing that. that's a great concern to me. i always tell people, i won't apologize for doing our job well, but doye apologize to the people who found themselves stranded in chicago. >> chicago has consistently seen the worst lines in the country. passengers are warned to arrive
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at least three hours before their flight. they promise more than 300 officers will be assigned to midway and o'hare by mid august. and 100 part-time will be promoted to full-time. they plan to hire 750 new screening officers. the tsa says travel numbers are up this year and has promised more overtime and bomb sniffing dogs. major headache for new york city commuters. massive fire brought metro north trains to a halt. it started in a garden nursery and started an explosion when flames reached propane and fertilizer. new york's governor said it was so intense -- repair crews are working through the night. they had to find other ways of getting home. a massive crowd there is. all right, middle class working america, you're getting a raise, all courtesy of new regulations from the white
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house, president obama issued a memo, that his department of labor is taking action. the president's plan will impact around 4.2 million salaried workers who must now be paid overtime. the overtime threshold is for those earning 47 thousand thousand dollars a year. it is part of the administration's attempt to help the middle class and while some welcome the measure, some say it could backfire if it slashes workers' hours. it kicks in november 1st. dramatic video of a man trapped inside a burning suv. anchorage, alaska, his arm pinned under a door. together, with some bystanders, they were able to rock the car and free the man's arm. >> go, go, go! >> the sounds as intense as it looks. it was a close call.
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police say about a minute later, the car was fully engulfed in flames. check out this funnel cloud in vero beach, florida. the heavy rain to extensive flooding, and earlier this week, some weather observers at the mount washington in new hampshire had some fun with the massive winds there, 109 miles an hour. one man nearly gets blown away. he can barely even walk or stand. you can see him struggling there. so i don't know if you've ever been to anything close to that. >> i've been in a hurricane but never on the top of a mountain in cold temperatures like that. >> all right, weather man. >> that was very impressive. >> bucket list there for you. >> i know, he should have been tethered, too. so it's a pretty quiet day in the west. good time to take a look how we did with the el niño. it was a well advertised el niño that came in. we saw a good deal of rain was
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forecast, it was high for all of the west, and it's supposed to be dryer in the northwest. let's give you the report card. this is for california. the forecast was for higher than average rain a snow pack, so the result, how did we do? we had only about plus two in san francisco, los angeles was drier than normal, and the sierra, pacific northwest, strong he will thel nino, we were 10 over that. portland was 4.95. el nino didn't behave as expected but helped with the we
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looking great too, temperatures, upper 70s to low 80s. a little fun fact, fairbanks hit 80 degrees. boston is yet to hit 80. >> in the northeast, they're waiting. put the coats away. well, a major first for the united states military to tell you about. plus, police are searching for these smash and grab thieves. we'll have details in two. tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible. tomorrow, tomorrow... ♪ ♪ i love ya, tomorrow in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. can cause harm or death an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren.
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a veteran being hailed a hero for actions here at home. patrick hewitt watched a 7 car pile up in for tth meyers flori, the veteran of four tours in iraq was notably humble. >> my job is to help people, not a hero.
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i'm trying to save lives. >> the smash and grab in mississippi, crashed through a gunshop wall early tuesday morning. they hopped out and caught on surveillance video, snatching an a-15 rifle, and two handguns. they found them abandoned down the road. they were picked up by a get away car and remain at large. took an historic step tuesday, eric fanning as the secretary of the army, openly gay leader of the u.s. military branch. his confirmation has been held up by kansas senator pat roberts, moving allowing the confirmation. would you do this? one father takes the cake. live streaming his son's birth. the mom did the hard part, dad, yelling encouragement there. 40 minutes later, their little one arrived. almost 200,000 people are viewed
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the birth on facebook. others choose to be more private, and good thing nothing went wrong. let's get down to business. good morning, landon. >> hey, frances. pay gap is still wide at the office. report by the afl-cio shows the average pay of a ceo is at $12.4 million, or 335 times that of the average employee. that is an improvement from 2014, though, and top execs were 373 times the average worker. it has been trending higher. meanwhile, new study fines genetically modified crops are not only safe, but may be good for people and the environment. the national academy of sciences says gmo crops said it has led to more in sen to. also, listen to this, pot
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smokers in colorado helping some kids to college. they're warding scholarships on legal marijuana and colorado growers and buyers pay more than $135 million in taxes last year. frances, back over to you. >> that's a whole lot of green, both kinds. just ahead, running the 100 hard dash in how long. a punch for punch, sports is next. just gotta get the check. almost there. i can't reach it. if you have alligator arms, you avoid picking up the check. what? it's what you do. i got this. thanks, dennis! if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. growwwlph. it's what you do. oh that is good crispy duck.
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this morning on "today," zac efron and zach rogue agaen, tal about their new movie. sports, odor has been suspended for eight games. odor was fined $5,000. he plans to appeal the pup ishment. 14 players and coaches were suspended or fined for the scuffle. meanwhile, minor league capitalizing on a crawl. the frisco roughriders, selling rou roughie's red punch. the commemorative drink honoring the day of the fight. >> number one pick goes to the philadelphia 76ers.
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>> the philly 76ers have the number one pick in the draft, lsu simmons or duke's brandon ingram. they're the consensus top players in the draft. the la lakers got the second pick. the action, the cleveland cavaliers dominated game one at the eastern conference. glowing out the raptors, 115-84. cleveland is 9-0 in the playoffs. ella may colbert, look what she is doing. record holder, after running the 100 meter dash in 46.79 -- they let her go, middle school she used to teach at. it took her two tries. on her first attempt, she tumbled. 100 years old. >> do anything the best you do, and when you get 100, you'll be
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scene of actor james gan dole nine's heart attack back in 2013 allegedly stole his roleex as he laid dying. the trial will be held this november. kesha will not be performing at the billboard awards. she was scheduled to perform dr. luke's record label reskinldcin the invitation. they're in a legal battle over sexual assault allegations. >> we could do dabbing. >> what's dabbing? >> you take your arm and dab. >> i don't like that. i don't like seeing that. that's gross. >> okay, so it's simple. take your arm and you just dab. dab. that's all you have to do. >> that's not my thing. >> i'll give you taylor swift's cell phone number. >> is that your right arm? >> what is that? that was part of taylor lautner's instagram, making a splash with the help of david
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sandler and david spade in the dabbing. it is official, billy bush will be joining the "today" show family, appearing in the third hour to replace natalie morales as she moves to anchor access hollywood. jimmy fallon seems suspicious of donald trump. >> her quote in the expose this week twist today sound negative, that she didn't have a negative experience with trump. she said now, if you excuse me, i'm going to drive the nporsche >> presidential year. i'm frances rivera, this is "early today." ♪
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leading the news on usa today, a man finds missing baby on porch. it's miracle. the man discovered the baby wrapped in a pink blanket with a pacifier sit on the front porch. she was later identified as dakota grimes. she was inside her father's car when she was stolen outside a detroit convenes store early monday morning. a snake bites north carolina lowe's customer, she was looking for some trees, after she was bit by a snake. she was sent to a hospital and now recovering. i wonder if home depot has that.
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senate passed a bill to fight the zika virus, mosquito, public education and vaccine development here in the united states. it is less than $1.9 billion the obama administration requested in february, but far more than the $622 million the house suggesting to vote on. also in the senate, a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 to sue the saudi government has passed. president obama has said he would veto the bill, democrats are certain congress can override it. saudi arabia denies any involvement in the attack, and threatened to sell its u.s. assets if the bill becomes law. take a look at this. entering the second day of traditional bull fighting festival. eight people injured yesterday, but despite concerns from local health authorities, the show will go on until the end of the week. picnickers in japan, a change in the pecking order. this black kite has been snatching food from people's
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hands. >> it looks like hawks. >> they do. they're concerned about the safety of kids. look at this. they swoop right in. they learn their behavior from being fed by people. it takes 10 to 20 years before it is corrected. but we have our own issues. you've got a really good strategic seagle, they grabbed my sandwich. i thought it was my brother. >> next time, i want pictures. now, a look ahead. facebook, mark zuckerberg meeting with glenn beck and david perino. they'll be discussing the alleged suppression of conservative news stories in the trending stories. habpy birthday to tina fey. she turns 46. and the king of country, george straight, is 64 years old. i'm frances rivera.
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thanks so much for watching "early today." make sure you enjoy your wednesday. bangs, and negotiation.
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how a swat team convinced an armed man to stand down, . >> a hour-hour long standoff ends with flash bangs and negotiation. how a s.w.a.t. team convinced an armed man to stand down after an entire neighborhood is put on edge. plus, hearing inside an ugly hour attempts at city hall. officials release video of protests earlier this month, hoping to catch the vand also who damaged property to demand change. >> the democrat's crimes to california. a few weeks away, those pressing for the bernie sanders ramally. tod "today in the bay" starts right

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