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the fbi is investigating how hillary clinton put the office of secretary of state up for sale in violation of federal law. >> he has spent his entire campaign offering a dog whistle to his most hateful supporters. >> the nation heads to the polls in just four days, but could real action on election day be all about cyber chaos? an nbc exclusive report. >> a south carolina woman missing since august is found alive, chained inside a container like a dog. a registered sex offender has been taken into custody. game over, the soccer team has their season canceled after an investigation into lewd
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behavior. >> a win and today the ticker tape parade as chicago continues the celebration that's over a century in the making. "early today" starts right now. good friday morning, everyone, i'm ayman mohyeldin. >> i'm frances rivera. just four days to the election, both candidates are trying to make the race a referendum on the other, with donald trump seizing on a now debunkt fox news report saying clinton could be indicted for a probe into her family's foundation. >> the fbi is investigating how hillary clinton put the office of secretary of state up for sale in violation of federal law. it was reported that an avalanche of information is coming in. the fbi agents say their investigation is likely to yield an indictment. >> law enforcement officials tell nbc news after taking a look at allegations about the
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clinton foundation, the case has not moved forward in months. meanwhile, fox news has walked back that original report. trump's allegations come as clinton made her closing argument to supporters making an appeal against donald trump. >> he has spent this entire campaign offering a dog whistle to his most hateful supporters. he retweets white supremacists and spreads racially tinged conspiracy theories. just a few days ago, donald trump was endorsed by the official newspaper of the ku klux klan. do any of us have a place in trump's america? >> and as clinton hammers away on trump for his white nationalist support, his son eric had these words for former kkk grand wizard david duke during a radio interview. >> they showed this picture of david duke, a guy who
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desperately needs a bullet in the head as far as i can tell. >> that's disgusting and i think, by the way, if i said what you said, i would get killed for it. but i think i'll say it anyway. the guy does deserve a bullet. these aren't good people. these are horrible people. >> trump had a healthy roster of surrogates vouching for her candidacy on the road, including daughter ivanka and wife melania, and an interesting moment came when melania undercut her husband's social media habits by telling the crowd this. >> i do worry about all of our children. as we know, now social media is a centerpiece of our lives. but like anything that is powerful, it can have a bad side. we have seep this already. our culture has gotten too mean and too rough. >> meanwhile, clinton had president obama stumping for her in the battleground state of florida. in fact, this was his third
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visit here in just as many days as he lobbies for clinton at break neck pace, he warned of trump's temperament while mocking him for his newfound disapproval of "saturday night live." >> you even have a republican senator saying you can't afford to give the nuclear codes to someone so erratic. anyone who is so upset about a "saturday night live" skit you don't want in charge of nuclear weapons. i mean, that's the thing that bothers you and you want to be president of the united states. come on, man. >> as of this morning, nearly 33 million voters have already cast their early ballots with democrats holding an edge in battleground states. republicans hold their own in arizona, pennsylvania, and georgia. and a trio of new nbc news/"wall street journal"/marist polls show trump holding the advantage
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in arizona and texas. while running neck and neck with clinton in georgia. a massive investigation is under way this morning in a search for a missing man after his girlfriend was found alive, chained like a dog inside a metal storage container. the couple went missing in august and authorities in spartanburg, south carolina, inspected the property thursday. after receiving a tip about a sex crime is when they started looking into it. they heard loud banging coming from the container and that's when they found 30-year-old kala brown. >> she's alive and well, and she's obviously traumatized. she told us that she had been locked in that container for two months. >> the landowner and a registered sex offender is now in custody. investigators are searching for the woman's boyfriend, charlie carver, whose car was foun on the property. it gets more complicated and disturbing. brown told investigators it's likely four bodies are buried
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had. so far, none have been recovered. >> here's another one. harvard university canceled the rest of its men's season after it was revealed men were ranking soccer recruits by sexual appeal and assigning them nicknames. some empathized with their classmates. >> it's a tough issue because the guys on the teams are our friends. people we know and care about. special as an athlete, there's nothing you hate more than having your season over, whether it's for losing or for a detriment of character. i think hopefully it will be a lesson learned. >> the men's soccer team was having a great year. they were first place in the ivy reg and will forfeit the remaining games. >> civilians and rebels in aleppo, syria, are warned that a humanitarian pause is the last chance to escape before what one syrian fighter toll us is all
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out war. the russian military said a troop pullback is in effect until 7:00 p.m. local time to allow civilians and rebels to leave. that's after the kremlin announced they're extending a more torium until friday night. it's not long enough to bring aid to those in need or for those looking for escape. and rebel fighters in aleppo have refused to withdraw. >> a preview of the ticker tape parade for the chicago cubs. i'm still getting used to saying world champion cubs. but first, bill karins with a weekend forecast. >> they have the parade and temperatures are 50 to 60 degrees with sunshine. the party continues in chicago. big storm off the coast. right now, clear as can be in the pacific northwest. some of this moisture will move in, especially on saturday. so the forecast over the weekend, there's going to be hit and miss bad weather, but overall, shouldn't be too bad. highest rainfall totals, 1 to 2 inches along the coast.
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today's forecast, really nice. no problems in the northwest. phoenix at 79 and sunny. that's fantastic fall weather. saturday is when some of the wet west. temperatures well above average, and can't complain in central california either. of course, election day forecast now only four days away and i'll give you an update on that. >> looking good. thank you very much. >> just ahead, bracing for voting day chaos. an nbc investigation found multiple u.s. intelligence sources concerned after preparing for cyber chaos next week. we'll bring you those details. the fiery tissue left her nose sore and red.
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chinese police have a bright idea that they're now punishing drivers with. they're doing it by making them stand in front of a full glare of headlights for a full minute. that's in addition to paying a $44 fine. police say that the habit is dangerous and can cause serious accidents. that's driving with your high beams on. that think this is the best way to educate offenders. i'm looking at that and thinking that could be painful for the people who have to stand under the bright lights for a minute. >> i don't think a lot of eye doctors would recommend that. >> nbc news has exclusive reporting hat shows deep concern within the nation's intelligence services over an election day disaster. with all of us transfixed on the race between clinton and trump, cyber attacks could throw the entire election into chaos. >> officials in the department of homeland security, the military, and intelligence community tell nbc news the u.s. government is gearing up for an unprecedented effort to protect
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the country on election day. according to multiple intelligence sources, u.s. officials are deeply concerned about and preparing for some sort of cyber chaos next week. current and former officials say an attack on critical infrastructure, including the u.s. power grid, is one of three worst case concerns. one highly placed intelligence source told nbc news, your vote is safe, you just might not have any lights. also on the worry list, a large scale denial of service. in other words, part of the internet goes down, or a cyb cyber attack to disable communications and transportation in swing states. but intelligence sources and a senior obama national security official tell nbc news they believe a more likely scenario is that hackers from russia or elsewhere will try to manipulate twitter, facebook, and other social media platforms to sew confusion and chaos.
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a parallel concern is an 11th hour release of fake documents implicating one of the candidates in an explosive way without time for it to be fact checked and it isn't just the russians. multiple intelligence and law enforcement officials tell nbc news the concern is just as much about nonstate actors, political activists and criminal mischief makers. multiple sources tell nbc they have no specific warning about an election day attack, they also say they consider the massive and sophisticated internet disruption last month a rehearsal or inspiration for the real thing. >> the activity that occurred on the 21st of october has definitely been seen by many in cybersecurity field as potentially a drill associated with the hereal event. had the all the signs of what you could consider a drill to be. >> sources tell nbc news the
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united states has communicated red lines to the russians through diplomatic and back channels regarding just how seriously any cyberattack would be viewed by the u.s. >> that was cynthia mcfadden reporting. we should know that intelligence sores say they believe in the end that it's highly unlikely vote tallies it actually be tampered with. >> just ahead, plus tightening polls are creating major jitters on wall street. you're watching "early today." she said it's too much work. lulu's hair just floats. uhh help me! (doorbell) mom, check this out. wow. swiffer sweeper, and dusters. this is what i'm talking about. look at that. sticks to this better than it sticks to lulu. that's your hair lulu! mom, can we have another dog? (laughing) trap and lock up to 4x more dirt, dust and hair than the store brand stop cleaning. start swiffering.
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the champs in their world series trophy got back to town just before dawn. today, a new generation will never know what it's been like around here since 1908. >> he'll never know the anxiety and angst of all the years. >> the chicago cubs, twi2016 wo series champs. it's got an unfamiliar ring to it. kevin tibbles, nbc news. chicago. >> the landmark paris agreement goes into effect today. 95 of 195 countries have ratified the agreement which seeks to limit global warming to 3.6 degrees fahrenheit. >> an apparent effort to suppress votes. fake campaign ads popping up that encourage people to vote by texting. and american institution is being purchased by the chinese and those tightening election polls have triggered market jitters across the world, particularly for investors. here to make sense of it is landon dowdy.
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>> jitters is the word. markets around the world are suffering from a case of the preelection jitters. stocks in the u.s., europe, and asia have dropped as several polls show the presidential race is tightening. today, investors and candidates will get the last major piece of economic data before the election in the october jobs report, which is expected to show that hiring picked up last month. meanwhile, china is going hollywood again. they're buying dick clark productions for about $1 billion. the company produces several awards shows including the golden globes and cmas. they own amc theaters and legendary entertainment. and mcdonald's is overhauling the big mac. it will launch a mac junior and a grand mac burger for a limited time next year. the mac junior is a miniature version, and the grand mac has 66% more beef than the big mac. >> a whole lot of calories.
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the ballot box. ballots had an extra "i" in the world hillary which the voter believes is intentional because when you look at it closer, it spells the word "liar." the voter claims her concerns were ignored at the county clerk's office. >> they were like, yeah, we know. we don't really think many people will vote for her so we can't fix it. >> so obviously, she was bothered by that, but the ballots had to be approved by several officials. election commission says it was an honest mistake. >> i'm sorry that she's upset. nothing was done. i can assure her, to cause a defamation of hillary's name. >> the commission says it is unlikely that the mistake can be fixed in time for the election, but they don't believe it will cause vote losses for clinton. that voter was distraught by the
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fact that took place. that's one of the criticisms donald trump has leveled against her so she sees it as suspicious. >> holiday season coming up. you know what that means. >> it's time again for our favorite things. that's cute. these are great. this is fantastic. >> even without her show, she's still doing it. now, here, 2006, and here is a warning. some are kind of pricey, including a $395 personalized dog blanket. a $399 picture frame, and a $195 flower cake. she did pick out $22 glasses and you see the pots and pans for $45. a $17 organic grow kit. a lot of that stuff on amazon. >> my dog is not getting a $400 blanket. >> i am not getting a $4 blanket. >> stay with us. this is "early today." more "stay" per roll. more "sit" per roll.
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only four days away from the election. things look gray. it may be one of the warmest election days we have ever had. wisconsin, ohio, fantastic. 69 in cincinnati. no problems in north carolina, charlotte and raleigh look great. tampa, orlando, miami in florida looking tan tast. could be a little rain in houston and louisiana, but many areas of the west, very strange to be this warm this long into november, but it will continue for election day. >> going to be nice. i'm going to be in l.a. later this afternoon. i'm doing to rub in the 83 degree temperatures. >> there's an astonishing new study that reveals smoking is more likely to kill hiv patients than the virus iticide. it cuts six years from the life
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expectancy of an otherwise healthy 40-year-old with hiv. those living with hiv have a higher risk for heart disease, cancer, and other problems. and more than 40% of hiv patients smoke. that's three times the rate of the general population. >> ever get a song stuck in your head. there's a scientific explanation for it for why that does happen. it's because some songs are actually contagiously catchy. a new study claims it's a combination of both fast tempoes, easy to remember melodies and unusual intervals or repetitions. researchers listed the top ear worm songs with songs like bad romance by lady gaga, followed by the aptly titled can't get you out of my head, and journey's don't stop believing. >> in the car ride to work this morning, chain smoker, that one.
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it stays right there. the entire weekend it's going to be stuck. >> pretty good. >> it's a good one. >> there's an unusual discovery for a woman in texas who came to find a donald trump coin right inside her purse. look at it. well, the hair kind of gives it away. the fake quarter has a republican presidential nominee tfs face on one side with a normal eagle on back. and indescribed around his face are the words "take a dump on trump" and then insanity, and also trust me. officials say similar coins have been found in san francisco and new york. so if you find one of those things, i wouldn't even look twice. >> i wonder if it feels the same. did she even notice. i rarely look down. i wonder if that's going to be a collector's item depending on which way the election results go. >> a quick programming note for you. catch reverend al sharpton's one-on-one interview with president barack obama tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern on all in
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it is now a homicide investigation. the body found at the sonoma state university campus has been identified. the clues detectives are using to find the teenage victim's killer. plus a violent night in the south bay. a deadly shooting has police looking for a gunman. an exclusive peninsula neighborhood concerned about crime. the reason residents are keeping a look out in hillsborough. "today in the bay" starts right now. good morning everyone. happy friday. thanks for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew in for sam brock. >> happy friday. thanks for joining us. let's get straight to the forecast with rob in for kari. >> we'll see temperatures climbing out of the 40s and 50s this morning.


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