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pampers i think the press makes me more uncivil than i am. you know, people don't understand i went to an ivy league college. i was a nice student. i did very well. i'm a very intelligent person. >> president trump taking a victory lap claing the republican party is united except for two republican senators. today tough new security measures hit all air travelers coming into the u.s. the biggest concern catching terrorists who travel through multiple countries before boarding a flight into the u.s. a country music icon says good-bye to nashville in a final farewell concert celebration. >> 1, 2, 3.
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it's time for dodger baseball. good night, we love you. >> a legendary start to an extra inning game two at the world series. "early today" starts right now. today the story of a fracturing gop remains on front pages across the country after two leading senators come out swinging against their own party's commander in chief as the president reaches a new low with just 38% of americans approving his job in office. 57% disproving. that's according to fox news. among those polls 57% find disproval with the president's consistent tweeting. quieting speculation at least for now of a major rebellion against the president as mr. trump himself shrugged off the recent criticism as he stood
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before the white house press core. hally jackson has more. >> i will say this, i think the republican party has pretty good unity. >> reporter: a victory lap for the president after two retiring republicans slammed the president's character. >> well, i think the press makes me more uncivil than i am. you know, people don't understand i went to an ivy league college. i was a nice student. i did very well. i'm a very intelligent person. >> when is it okay for you to -- >> well, i think it's always okay when somebody says something about you that's false, i think it's always okay to counter punch or to fight back. >> reporter: to senators bob corker and jeff flake, that's part of the problem. >> we can't continue to just remain silent when the president keeps going on like this. >> reporter: but the silence on capitol hill speaks volumes.
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many republicans moving on rather than rising up. >> we've got a job to do damn it, and so all of this nonsense, i've got nothing to say on. everyone shut up and your dure job and my view. >> reporter: all of it a win for steve bannon, too. telling nbc bannon feels like it's another day, another scalp with flake's retirement just the beginning. the politics playing ought randy restaurant in scots dale, arizona. jeff flake's state. >> where was all this high mindness flake has shown when obama was in? >> reporter: but donald trump's territory. >> he doesn't back down. >> reporter: the shoots which their lawmakers wouldn't either. >> they're dedicated to the party not the country. and they're just trying to cover air ass so they can get re-elected. >> reporter: there's a bit of a new development now. the president seeming he might be open to cutting down how much americans can save on their
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401ks without getting taxed right away. want to turn now to nbc's tracy tracie potts to capitol hill for more. americans getting to see a real change when the comes to the way they save and republicans could take a major step in bringing about tax reform. >> reporter: today we expect a vote on the budget in the house. that could behave the way for tax reform. it leaves open $1.5 trillion for tax cuts. the president says he's getting involved, and he's talked to lawmakers about moving this along quickly. listen. >> well, i think we're going to get it. i think the senators are going to come together. i think the house is looking really good. you know they're passing this bill along very rapidly. in fact that's going to happen hopefully today. and i did make a couple of calls. i said, fellas, please no changes. just pass it along.
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we have to get tax cuts, and just pass it along. >> reporter: now, we still don't know what's in the bill. we're not expecting to see that until next week. democrats say if there votes are needed, they're going to have to have some input. ivanka trump here on capitol hill pushing the child tax credit. that's been a big concern of hers. and also 401 ks. the president said on twitter that retirement accounts wouldn't be touched, wouldn't be part of but then yesterday admitted they might be part of the negotiation. so bottom line, the dedales of this still up in the air. the white house has been delaying sanctions on russia for nearly a month. and now senate relations committee chair bob corker is vowing to find out why. he told reporters he wants to hear the administration's reasons. it required the us who to identify russian inties for the new sanctions by october 1st. according to officials its
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complicated review process is still under way. corker says he doesn't know if this delay is deliberate. meanwhile president trump discussing the relationship on tv. >> i think it would be great if we got along with russia. they're a nuclear power. i think we could have a good relationship. if we had a relationship with russia, that would be a good thing not a bad thing. now, to new screening changes. today mandatory screening measures take effect across the country impacting millions of americans from coast to coast. at the center of it all terror scans of carrying explosives on laptops earlier this year. nbc ffs tom costello has more. >> reporter: the new security measures apply to every flight
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kmoog into the u.s. from a foreign airport. 2,100 daily flights, 325,000 passengers. security up grades both seen and unseen. including closer inspections of personal electronic devices, beefed up security in passenger areas and around the aircraft and more thorough interviews with passengers as they check in, hoping to identify terrorists. the changes was announced this summer after it was suggested isis would be able to smuggle oaks plosives into laptops. among the top concerns, terrorists could travel through multiple countries before boarding a flight to the u.s. >> i think with european airport security they're challenged because they can't control as much access from one country to another from border to border. >> reporter: for 180 airlines flying to the u.s. including u.s. car javiers the deadline is
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now to upgrade their security. many airlines are now telling their passengers arriving at overseas airport to get there even earlier, 30 to 60 minutes earlier. mean mile tsa tells us a vast majority of airlines have already met the stricter protocols. it was a wild one in los angeles for game two of the world series. the excitement started with the ceremonial first pitch which brought long time dodgers announcer vince skully to the mound along with two other greats. the lefty to throw out the first pitch. they were both from the 1981 world series championship team. that was such a great moment there. and onto the alcohol game. they ended up tied 3-3 in the niengt. and that was rookie cody bellen jr who nearly ended the game with this long flight. the astros would score two runs in the top of the nengt answered
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by two dodger runs later that inning. and in the 11th astros george springer, the center fielder hit a two run home run. the dodgers would not go away, though. they added one more home run before finally striking out to win the game. the astros win the game 7-6. and they even the earsies at one game apiece. game three is friday night in houston at 8:00 p.m. eastern. >> you can add the extra time to the dvr instead of losing the final play. >> it was two and a half hours to four and a half hours. let's talk about some of that snow that's going to happen. really big changes because we've had such a warm october. how rare in mississippi to get a bit of snow, last time was 2009. past 20 years, three times you had snow in october.
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so not unheard of. snow in fargo, international falls. as we go through the night we drop it down. when you wake up tomorrow morning, you should see some snow. most of it accumulating on the grass and on top the cars. a lot of should melt. 1 to smith, to augusta, maine. rain changing the snow in areas of northern minnesota and also wisconsin later today. this is an engagement photo one couple will never forget. a couple was in line to see a local favorite the hippo that the cincinnati zoo. when suddenly nick got down on one knee. haley said yes. but look there in the middle.
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fiona wanted in on the action making the perfect face at just the perfect time. maybe fiona wanted to say yes. >> then it would be the three of them. >> forever. a story turning this morning, george h.w. bush responds to charges of sexual assault. and bidding farewell to the gamler himself, kenny rogers. that's next. (hard exhalation) honey? can we do this tomorrow? (grunts of effort) can we do this tomorrow? if you have heart failure symptoms, your risk of hospitalization could increase, making tomorrow uncertain. but entresto is a medicine that was proven, in the largest heart failure study ever, to help more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren. if you've had angioedema while taking an ace or arb medicine,
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if you didn't catch him ijnashville, don't worry. rogers farewell tour will take him to a number of different cities. that was just one night i believe with dolly parten. gambler, know when to hold them, know when to fold them. former president george h.w. bush has apologized after heather lin accused him of sexual assault. bush's spokesman says he would never intentionally cause anyone distress and quote, he sincerely apologizes if his attempt at humor offended ms. lin. the city council passed a resolution committing to support efforts by law enforcement to keep people and property safe while still up holding everyone's constitutional right to free speech.
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country music star keith urban turns 50. and a former first lady senator, secretary of state and presidential candidate hillary clinton is 71. and jacqueline smith still looking great at 72 years old. even if your families all up-to-date on your shots, you'll want to hear this. new advires out which vaccines kids need to stay healthy. >> nbc's kristen dahlgren has the details. >> reporter: like one million americans every year, he knows the pain of getting shingles. >> it was just a pain like a throbbing. >> reporter: and an often skin related skin rash related to the chickenpox, today a change. the cdc's advisory committee now
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recommends those over 50 get a new vaccine even if they've already been vaccinated. it means insurance companies are more likely to pay for the pricier new vaccine, in one study reduced the risk of shingles by 91%. with current pumps out breaks spreading in universities like syracuse many wonder the two dose standard given to children can wear them. the cdc recommended a third dose for those considered high risk during an out break like college students and health care workers. already nationwide 1,000 people have been diagnosed with the pumps. >> we have to remind our system by getting another vaccine. >> you don't want to have shingles. that i do know. >> reporter: hoping an extra
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me more uncivil than i am. you know, people don't understand i went to an ivy league college. i was a nice student. i did very well. i'm a very intelligent person. >> when you're the president of the united states and you have to tell others that you're a very intelligent person, not a great sign. >> i can't help but think of his own chief of staff general john kelly what he said about empty barrels making the most noise. >> and we heard it before, too. >> that's right. moving along now. here's johnny. do you remember that? james franco, he took some time out from acting and prooducing to be at universal studio. he's chasing after attraction goers an ax. franco seems to be taking
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scaring very seriously. he got really up and personal with the visitors. >> some of them smiling and some freaking out completely. the mask right there. >> you couldn't tell it was him. google released its most searched halloween costumes. the most popular ostume is wonder woman after the film this year grossed over $28 million worldwide. others include harley quin, clowns both nice and creepy. it ranges from witches, pirates, also many leading ladies like bell. coming up just in time for halloween taking a ride in the upside down. we'll explain when we come back.
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well, welcome back. one of the stories heading into the weekend is what happens with this area of investigation. this is an area of low pressure trying to form in the western caribbean. it's only been a 20% to 40% chance it actually develops. what we know is going to happen this moisture is going to get sucked northwards. then the jetstream picks it up and dumps it over the top of new england on sunday. if you have weekend plans, guys, keep that in mind on the east coast. it's going to be a soaker. >> thank you. well, reddit is purging nazi and alt right groups with a new policy. cracking down on violent and hateful content it says its past policies were too vague and now it's explicitly banning material
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lyft and netflix bringing stranger things to life. cars decked out with static radios, flickering lights and even a surprise experience. the trip is only available in philly and los angeles from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on friday and saturday. but fans in other cities can also opt into the that mode giving the app a stranger themed makeover. >> people want in on that, too. >> it seems pretty cool. how about making you smile early this morning with this. a newborn eastern rhinoser s explores her habitat and plays with that pumpkin. a wisconsin zoo also received a new addition, that baby guerilla. officials say the mother and baby are doing well. so nothing cuter than seeing, you know, little babies. can't be in a bad mood. >> no, you cannot.
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-san francisco- morning. let's make it through. taking a live look outside, a beautiful look at san francisco this morning, very nice start to our thursday morning. thanks for starting out with us. 4:30. good morning. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. friday eve. it is here. >> here we go. >> and looking at that shot of san francisco it looks nice and cool. going to be a little bit warmer, though, we've been seeing that all week. >> it's still going to be a warm day. it's nice to get out there early and get out those outdoor activities, at least for the first part of the day and then you know how it's been all week long, expect more of the same today. as we check out the east bay we're going to see those highs reaching into the upper 80s and low 90s, hayward 84 degrees, 85 in san mateo and 89 in palo


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