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message that we will no longer allow people to keep being killed by police officers. >> state of emergency. one in kriltical condition from a civilian on civilian shooting during a secondnectomy of violent protests in charlotte following a deadly police shooting. >> chilling images of the suspected new york bomber delivering one of his devices and a look inside his manifesto. >> plus, telling new polls on the candidates just days before the first presidential debate. >> "early today" starts right now. good morning. i'm gigi stone woods. >> i'm frances rivera. sharlts remains in a state of emergency. the national guard on high alert
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in the streets after one protester was shot, another seriously injured when a second night of violence overtook the streets. the shooting victim remains in critical condition. morph than a dozen others have been arrested as rioting and looting was seen throughout the downtown charlotte area, and police can be seen in riot gear shooting tear gas and marching through the streets of charlotte's downtown area. one demonstrator told nbc why he was protesting in the streets. >> we're out here to send a message that we will no longer allow for people to keep being killed by police officers. we're not going to allow it. and it's not going to be allowed anymore, and there has to be a sense of accountability on all sides. especially from the police department and especially when there's people being killed and there's no one held accountable for it. it's not about violence. it's about standing and letting them know that we will not back down. i will not give an inch.
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the moment they say that we need to leave the vicinity, i'm not taking a step back. >> the second night of riots came after an african-american male, keith lamont scott, was shot dead by police when they arrived at an apartment complex to serve another individual with an warrant. that's when they encountered scott who police say was armed and refused called to drop his weapon. scott's family said he was picking up his son and was carrying a book when he was kilded. family, members of the community, protesters, were all demanding videos to be made public. the city's mayor said she has yet to view any police video of the incident. she plans on doing so this evening. the officer who ultimately shot scott did not have a body cam on during the incident. for more, we're joined by sarah ruzaurio in charlotte. what's the latest out there? >> that's what people are protesting. they're very upset that video is
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not released, so that's why they're taking to the streets. hundreds of people taking to the streets last night, marching through uptown charlotte, as you just saw in the video, protesting the shooting death of 43-year-old keith scott. we have anger, racial tensions boiling over after yet another officer-involved shooting. the police, as you mentioned, came out to try to calm the crowd and try to get them to disperse and try to protest at least silently, and they had to use tear gas, grenades, they had to use flash bombs and rubber bullets just to try to get people to calm down, but it didn't work. protesters continued. it started out as a peaceful protist, but then as night fell, things continued to get violent. when protesters got to the center of the city, bullets rang out at one point and that's when the protester was shot. police are saying that protester was shot by a civilian and thought by police. today, governor pat mccrory calling for backup, bringing in
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the national guard as well as the highway patrol. back to you. >> thank you very much. we'll see what the day brings. >> the country's leading sports figures are also taking a stand this morning with this viral image of the wnba's indiana fever locking arms and taking a knee during the national anthem, and richard sherman is also speaking out. choosing not to take questions from reporters during a media availability, instead making a statement and taking a stand. >> i think the last couple days, a couple more guys have gotten shot and killed in the middle of the street. more videovise come out of guys getting killed. and i think people are still missing the point. you know, the reason these guys are kneeling, the reason we're locking arms is to bring people together, to make people aware this is not right. it's not right for people to get killed in the street. >> the police involved shootings in charlotte and tulsa have made their way to the campaign trail
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as hillary clinton and donald trump decry the killings days before they're setting to square off in the first presidential debate. and while trying to court african-american voters, trump now calling for a national stop and frisk program. >> one of the thing s i would d is i would do stop and frisk. you have to. we did it in new york, it works incredibly well. row have to be proactive. you know, you really help people sort of change their mind automatically. you understand. you have to have -- in my opinion, i see what's going on here, i see what's going on in chicago. i think stop and frisk. >> trump made those comments at an african-american concerns town hall set to air soon. it came after trump enlisted the help of boxing promoter don king who stirred controversy after he used a racial epithet when introducing trump. >> clinton and trum have vastly different response whz it comes to the shootings. trump questioning the female
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officer involved in tulsa, and clinton urging change. >> now, did she get scared? was she choking? what happened? but maybe people like that, people that choke, people that do that, maybe they can't be doing what they're doing. okay. they can't be doing what they're doing. >> there is still much we don't know about what happened in both incidents, but we do know that we have two more names to add to a list of african-americans killed by police officers in these encounters. it's unbearable. and it needs to become intolerable. >> and new state-wide polls from ohio, nevada, and north carolina have trump beating clinton by several points. national polls paint a very different picture, though. the latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll numbers show clinton beating trump by seven points in a two-way matchup. but a whopping 69% of respond nlts in that poll say they have concerns about trump's controversial comments when it
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comes to women, immigrants, and muslims. while a combined 64% say they're concerned by clinton's use of a private e-mail server. and today on the trail, trump gives an energy speech and holds a rally in pennsylvania while his running mate takes to colorado. meanwhile, chelsea clinton campaigned for her mother in michigan and ohio, and tim kaine heads to nevada. >> now to the latest on the string of bombings in new york and new jersey. chilling new surveillance video obtained by nbc new york appears to show suspect ahmad rahami wheeling a suitcase containing the second unexploded pressure cooker bomb in manhattan. and we're getting our first look at what's said to be the journal found on rahami at the time of his capture. top government intelligence experts say it highlights a, quote, new era of terror. miguel almaguer has more. >> reporter: new surveillance video obtained by nbc news is said to show terror suspect ahmad rahami saturday evening.
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moments after officials say the first explosive he planted in new york city went off. in the video, rahami drags a suitcase, stopping to fiddle with it before continuing on. also seen, two unidentified men who allegedly took the bag but left behind an explosive deviesz that had been inside. investigators now want to know who they are. >> they are witnesses. there are no criminal charges. they're not in any jeopardy of being arrested. >> fueled by hate, ahmad rahami planned his jihad for months. that's according to this criminal complaint discussed on capitol hill where congressmen held up a picture of what he said is rahami's bloody notebook. >> it's clear from this journal that mr. rahami was receiving inspiration from the isis spokesman. >> written inside says the fbi, god willing, the sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets. gunshots to your police. death to your oppression. the chilling look at the suspect
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who is said to have watched jihadi videos, paints the picture of a cool calculating vt extremist. after years of trips to afghanistan and pakistan, in june, the fbi said he ordered materials on ebay using his own name to build bombs. investigators believe a relative took video of rahami lighting incendiary material in a backyard, a burn mark clearly visible. one of rahami's brurts in pakistan was detained and is now in the custody of u.s. authorities. the suspect's wife, said to be cooperating, was interrogated in the united arab emerants. his mother is believed to be in turkey. more family in new jersey questioned at length. >> that was miguel almaguer reporting. just udhead onnette e ett"e today," the epi-pen ceo was grilled on capitol hill. >> plus, flash flood concerns for multiple spates. >> we got these pictures in
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overnight. maple grove to the minneapolis area were hit by 3 to 6 inches of rain. you can see the results. they're going to the south and plaguing areas of northern iowa. we have numerous flash flood warnings. at one point, interstate 90 was shut down. this should improve as we go throughout the day, put the rivers will still be high into rnia, temperatures have cooled off behind the storm system considerably. many areas of the west will begin to feel like fall on our first day. "early today" back in two. ? when it helps give a lifesaving vaccine to a child in need. ♪ thanks to customers like you, walgreens "get a shot. give a shot." program
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bill on friday that allows families of 9/11 victims to sue saudi arabia for any role in the terrorist attacks. the bill has major national security and diplomatic consequences for the united states. potentially damaging its own sovereign immunity. still, it unanimously passed both the house and senate. supporters of the bill say it shouldn't jeopardize the u.s.'s alliance with the saudis, only punishing those involved. 15 of the 19 hijackers were saudi, but they deny any role in the attacks. >> thanks. outrage continues over the soaring cost of epi-pens after milan's ceo defended her company's price hikes. the cost of the life-saving drug has increased more than 400% in recent years. congress blasting her for the rise and the 600% increase she saw in her pay. tom costello has more. >> she may be senator joe manchin's daughter, but heather
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>> they'll fly back to their private mansions in jets and laugh all the way. >> families will still be left paying the price. >> tom costello reporting. >> fast forwarding today. new jersey police officer angel padilla will visit a grade school to thank students for their cards and well wishes. he was hit in his bullet proof vest by ahmad khan rahami moments before rahami was arrested. >> with tom brady benched and jimmy garoppolo injured, jacoby brissett could become the first african-american quarterback to start a regular season game for the patriots when they face the texans tonight. a big deal so watch out for it. you're watching "early today." so you can coax out great flavor effortlessly. hillshire farm. because it's worth doing right. at hillshire farm, there's a reason our slow roasted turkey taste so fresh
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developing this morning, the u.s. marine corps now confirms a u.s. fighter jet, an av-8b carrier has fallen into the ocean off of oak anowa. they sent a helicopter and boat to search for the plane that went down into the sea shortly after taking off. the pilot ejected himself prior to the crash and has been rescued. >> one person remains in critical condition after a vigil turned violent in north carolina. more than a dozen protests have been released after police marched down the street firing tear gas and creating protective perimeters. for the latest, we're joined by sarah rosario.
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as people are waking up, what's the mood like there? >> well, the mood is very tense. i think many people are uneasy after last night's violent protests, worried about what's to come as hundreds of people took to the streets here last night, marching, all in protest of the shooting death of 43-year-old chris scott. now anger boiling over after yet another officer-involved shooting. the unrest in charlotte continues a second night of violent protests brings out police in riot gear using flash grenades, rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowd. hundreds taking to the streets with signs protesting the death of keith scott, killed tuesday by police. overnight, loud booms sent demonstrators running for cover. police telling us at least one person was shot. they say the gunman was not a police officer. >> don't know. they shot somebody.
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he was laying there, there was blood and a crowd of people. i don't know if he's alive. >> but the violence continued with several people injured including officers. it followed similar clashes tuesday night. demonstrators shutting down an interstate, looting trucks, setting fires and throwing rocks, injuring 16 officers near the scene where keith scott was killed earlier in the day. police justified the shooting saying scott ignored officers' commands to drop his weapon. that's despite protests saying he didn't have a weapon and had a book and was shot waiting for his son to get off the bus. meanwhile, an evening beginning with a peaceful candlelight vigil was overshadowed with a display of voileance. >> we'll see what develops today. that was sarah rosario reporting from charlotte. >> i'm gigi stone woods. >> i'm francis rivera. thank you for being with us up early on this thursday.
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"state emergency". a double shooting in concord and police are still looking for the suspects. i am live in concord. i will have more on the late night shooting. state of emergency. southern governor calls in the national guard as police and community members in charlotte clash another night and the violence escalates while one man is clinging to life. >> people that were hurt by this, many families lost in the holocaust. >> hateful graffiti found in two dorms at san jose state. who was targeted. how the university is responding. today in the bay starts now. thanks for joining us. kris sanchez in for

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