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i'm jim cram♪ breaking news overnight. shimon peres has died. details ahead. the beauty queen speaks out. plus, a gleeful hillary clinton hits the road. >> one down, two to go. after a week of demonstrations in charlotte, a 9-year-old captures a nation's attention. >> we are black people and we didn't ask to feel like this. we just have to protest because you're treating us wrong. >> then a visionary makes a case. and there's no crying in baseball, unless you happen to lose the engagement ring. "early today" starts right now. i'm frances rivera.
>> and i'm ayman. and sad news overnight out of israel. shimon peres was one of the founding fathers of that country and became a statesman for peace and recognized and respected so much around the world. >> he was 93. we'll have more on that this morning. former miss universe winner is speaking out after hillary clinton name checked her and sets the record straight on donald trump. allegations of masogony and racism. >> you have said he bullied you. he called you miss piggy. what else did he call you? what were the names that he called you? >> miss piggy. miss housekeeping. >> all to your face? >> yes, all the time. that was really normal for him in that moment. >> and how did that make you feel? >> well, you know when you
growing up, when you are the most beautiful woman in the world that was horrible for me. >> you can catch her full interview later this morning on "today." and it came after hillary clinton's brutal attack against trump when an estimated 84 million viewers watched as she rattled off trump's vulgarities. attacks he opened and doubled down on and said the former miss universe was anything but the ideal woman. >> she was the winner and she gained a massive amount of weight and it was a real problem. we had a real problem. not only that, her attitude. and we had a real problem with her so hillary went back into the years and she found this girl. this was many years ago. >> and that was seemingly trump's mo, brushing off any criticisms of his debate performance and pointed to the moderator, allegedly faulty microphones and a host of other
issues while claiming a win against clinton. >> i watched her very carefully and i was holding back. i didn't want to do anything to embarrass her. but i watched her and she was stuck in the past. for 90 minutes on issue after issue. hillary clinton defended the terrible status quo. >> and new this morning, the washington post reporting a retooling within the trump campaign may be in order but there was good news for trump. after the campaign brought in an $18 million fund-raising haul in the 24 hours following the debate. and clinton shined bright, wearing her debate victory on her sleeve as she campaigned. >> thank you. >> what about his stamina? >> anybody that complains about the microphone is not having a good night. >> and today, clinton is capitalizing on trump's missteps
with senator john warren expected to endorse her today while also receiving an endorsement from the arizona public. the first democratic one in the paper's 26 year history. and michelle obama will be campaigning in the important state pennsylvania. making a strong push for the female suburban voter. and she's out
with a new ad for the clinton camp. >> our children watch everything we do and the person we elect as president has the power to shape their lives for years to come. she's spent her entire life deserving every child deserves a chance to succeed. >> clinton is joined by another headlining surrogate with senator bernie sanders. and the first lady makes several appearances throughout pennsylvania. and trump will stop through illinois, iowa and wisconsin. as his righting make might pence
tours through ohio. a 30-year-old african-american has died after a police involved shooting in el cajon, california. police say a blackman behaving erratically was confronted by officers only to be tased and then shot and killed after he refused their instructions. the city's police chief said the suspect quickly pulled an item from his pocket, clasped it with both hands and raised it in what he described as, quote, a shooting stance. the 30-year-old has yet to be identified. he appeared to be strangely and walking in traffic when a woman presumed to be his sister called police. they said the suspect is mentally challenged, was having a seizure and didn't understand police commands. here she was visibly shaking after the shooting. >> i did not call the police to come and kill my -- >> neither of the officers involved wore a body camera, however, one witness did record
the incident on her cell phone. according to police she willingly provided that video as evidence. the video's currently being reviewed as part of an investigation into the incident. both officers involved have been put on administrative leave. normal police -- normal policy pending investigation. as summer gives way to fall, california's historic wild fire season continues to show no signs of slowing down. currently 20 wildfires are burning across the state. nearly 900 fire personnel are battling the loma fire. the rapidly moving fire has so far burned 2250 acres and is only 10% contained since forming monday afternoon. one home and six out buildings are destroyed and 600 more are threatened. to luma county, it's 0% contained. one firefighter is injured and 850 more are on the scene. mandatory evacuations are
underway and no timetable to reopen the highway. so far there have been 5800 wildfires in california this year putting more than 550,000 acres. the nation has been gripped by the race for the white house, the federal government teeter ss on an edge for a shutdown. edward lawrence has the details. edward, what are the chances we're going to see the government shut down? >> reporter: it's so so. we'll have to watch and see exactly what happens. the federal government will run out of money at midnight on friday. a last-minute stopgap bill failed in the senate because of a procedural motion. this time around it's mainly democrats that are blocking or would cause the shutdown. in years past republicans have used a tactic to get what they want. the democrats want $220 million to give to flint, michigan, to help with the led tainted water. republicans believe that goes in a separate bill to be voted on
after the election. $1.1 billion is already in this funding bill for the zika virus and help stop the spread of it. also in this bill is flood relief money for louisiana and other states. the democrats believe that the money goes underneath that flood bill. mitch mcconnell thinks he can get rid of the flood part and possibly pass it by friday. >> edward lawrence, thank you very much for that update. the developments in a deadly police shooting that sparked a week of protests in charlotte. for that we go to gigi sto stone woods. >> thank you. charlotte's police forces are back in full force after a suspicious package found inside the building caused a bomb scare. the building was evacuated for four hours before they removed it with a robot. it's being evaluated at a remote location. and with today marking a full week since the fatal police shooting of keith lamont scott,
tensions are still high and emotions still raw. amid the week's riots and protests, one 9-year-old girl has captured the world's attention with her emotional plea to city officials. >> we are black people and we shouldn't have to feel like this. we shouldn't have to protest because y'all are treating us wrong. we do this because we need to and have rights. our fathers and mothers are killed and we can't even see them anymore. >> that's right. >> it's a shame that we have to go to their graveyard and bury them. >> powerful messenger. diana's testimony was made before a city council meeting calling for changes in police and community relations. mars can be a reality. the fascinating details ahead. first, bill karins with a flood watch in the united states
and wicked weather oversees. >> megi killed four people in taiwan and caused epic flooding in areas of china. that's not a river. i mean, it is a river but it's not supposed to be a river. that's supposed to be a road. that epic storm continues to dwindle down. it caused a ton of problems. the big story in the lower 48 will be the heavy rain threat and flooding threat around our nation's capitol. this upper low combined with flow coming off the atlantic can provide heavy amounts of rain today, tonight, tomorrow maybe all the way into friday morning. we're pinpointing the bull's eye for a flash flood watch for 9 million people and the possibility of some significant. more like it. hopefully it will help the firefighters, too. and check this out, this morning
some folks in phoenix, doing a little dust cleanup from the giant wall of dust, call it a haboob if you like. forecasters are warning drivers to use caution on the roadways as visibility gets reduced to a quarter of a mile or less in those dust storms. "early today" back in two. ♪ ♪ ♪ geico motorcycle, great rates for great rides.
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former israel president and prime minister, shimon peres has died. >> president obama said peres changed the course of human history. local israeli media reports his funeral will be held friday. nbc's martin fletcher takes a look back at peres's remarkable life. >> reporter: shimon peres twice prime minister of israel, seven years as president he was a man of vision, relentless energy and always the optimist. >> it was a marvelous opportunity to arrive at great decisions. >> he was born in poland and came to palestinian age 11. began his career as the whiz kid as the first prime minister. before he was 30, he became deputy minister of defense and was in politics ever since. a strong supporter of jewish settlements in the west bank, he did an about turn when he came to believe they could become an obstacle to peace.
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breaking news to bring you this morning. a volcano has erupted in indonesia. it is believed to be trapped around 200 tourists. they are feared to be trapped and more than 1,000 people are evacuated after it erupted spewing ash nearly 7,000 feet in the air. this is one of indonesia's most visited active volcanos. it's near bali. visitors are being told to keep at least two miles away. air travel is also disrupted. there have been no injuries reported so far. more than 250 people remain unaccounted for. researchers have discovered an odd health benefit for roller coasters, especially if you have kidney stones.
turns out a ride with centrifugal force can help you pass your kidney stones. they put it to the test on a major disney world roller coaster. they picked over 200 rides with an artificial kidney, loaded it up with real human stones. the farther back they sat the better it worked. researchers warn if you want to try it, make sure you see your doctor first. >> especially if you have a heart condition. never mind that heart condition, heart attack. >> kidney stones. >> clear up the kidney stones. how about this, a blue topaz gem stone is set to go on display at london's national history museum. it's oval in shape and weighs under 4.5 pounds. it was discovered by max ostros decades ago in brazil. it's made up of nearly 9.5 thousand carats. we don't know how much it's being valued at. >> does he get to keep it?
>> all right. fast forwarding today the senate is expected to override president obama's veto of a controversial bill that would allow 9/11's families to sue saudi arabia. president obama says allowing private lawsuits against foreign countries would allow suits against diplomats or the u.s. over seas. and vice president joe biden will make a cam yes on "law and order svu." it deals with the back log of untested rape kits around the country. that's an issue the vice president hopes will get a lot of attention. >> i have no illusions. i'm not a very good actor, but this one i didn't have to act about. this one is just right from the gutt. yankee's fan almost struck out with a proposal gone wrong at the red sox/yankees. the big moment only to drop the ring. the people around him helped and they were able to find it so he
a surge in firefighters and other reinforcements has helped make a dent, but righnow hdreds of hos . developing news, fighting the loma fire. a surge in firefighters and other reenforcements helps to make a dent. but hundreds of homes remain threatened. >> relief from the heat. you can see the low clouds spilling across san bruno mountains. how much cooling you can expect. >> what's going on now? >> anger in san diego after a police officer shoots and kills a black suspect. this morning why some witnesses are questioning whether the man was even given a warning. "today in the bay" starts right now. good wednesday morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laa