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new details surrounding what president trump accomplished in his trip to asia as protesters gather to make their voices heard. a church and community look to rebuild. a devastating earthquake strikes along the iran/iraq border. >> hundreds gather to march for the me too movement. a big night for music industry's hottest acts. "early today" starts right now. >> good morning, i'm phillip mena. >> i'm frances rivera. breaking news overnight, 300 people died after a 7.3 manager tud earthquake hit near the
iran/iraq border. u.s. gee lock cal survey says the quake was 19 miles outside of eastern iraqi city. >> cell phone footage shows panic evacuating malls in iraq. officials are trying to reach the dead and injured. state television said 2500 injuries have been counted thus far. we are in tehran. what's the latest there? >> reporter: that's right, rescuers and the military have been battling through the night in iran to find survivors in collapsed buildings. the deputy governor in the worst affected area told state tv people are still under the rubble and expects the death toll to rise. this powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake killed at least 300
and injured thousands more according to officials in iran. they expect that death toll to rise as rescue teams try to reach remote areas. as the remote, rural areas where houses are made of mud and bricks that crumble easily when an earthquake happens, trapping people underneath them making the rescue efforts harder. the earthquake was big and felt all through iran. the providence is ten miles away from the iraqi border. it was hit badly. the main hospital was damaged so badly, the hundreds of injured people taken to the hospital wouldn't be treated there. electricity is cut off in a lot of towns as they try to get a sense of normalcy. i roon is very earthquake prone part of the world. iranian president says 70,000
people are need of emergency shelter. back to you guys. >> thank you. president trump is in the philippines today winding down his 12-day asia trip. it focused on support for a united front on the nuclear threats. a brief meeting with vladimir putin pushed the controversy over russian interference back into the headlines again. kelly o'donnell has been traveling with the president and brings us the latest from ma littnil la. >> the president's final stop and the protests of his asia tour. spilling out in the streets near the u.s. embassy in manila. water canyons kept them back. here, to attend a second economic summit, wearing philippine garb. side by side with the philippine president, antagonists of rights
groups and judicial killings. the host, extravagant niceties. president trump who measured his words poked north korea's leader. why would kim jong-un insult my becalling me old. friend, an idea he was asked to explain in a news conference. >> strange things happen in life. that might be a strange thing to happen, but certainly a possibility. >> perhaps a distraction from the president's comments to reporters on air force one after he met with vladimir putin, where he defended the russian leaders denials of interference. >> i believe that he feels he and russia did not meddle in the election. >> reporter: after he disparaged obama intelligence chiefs as political hacks for blaming
putin. he tried a clean up. >> as to whether i believe it or not, i'm with the leadership. i believe in our intel agencies, our intelligence agencies. >> reporter: in the planning for the trip, the white house considered not even coming to the summit here in manila to avoid the bad political optics of the president being seen with a violent thortarian. other leaders encouraged the president to reconsider. he's adding a day to his time here in manila, a sign for support for allies he needs on trade and north korea. >> thank you. president trump attended the opening ceremonies for southeast nations conference participating in a photo-op and joining hands with the president for the summit's traditional cross body shake. he met one-on-one with the filipino leader. while he touted friendly relationships with the world
leaders, he made little mention of a looming issue. chris jansing joins us from manila. >> reporter: good morning. that one thing is human rights, what kelly just raised. would he call autothe extrajudicial killings? thousands of people tied to the drug trade who have been murdered. we got a conflicting answer from the white house, sarah huckabee sanders says it briefly came up. a spokesperson for president duterte said it did not arise and went further to suggest the president was sympathetic to the problem he faces. he said trump appeared sympathetic and didn't have an official position and was merely nodding his head indicating he understood the domestic problem we face on drugs. that is his read of what happened behind closed doors. trump had praise for the leader.
take a listen. >> i want to thank you for your incredible hospitality and the show last night, the talent at that show, i assume mostly from the philippines, was fantastic. thank you. and you were fantastic, also, very much from the philippines. >> reporter: when he says you were fantastic, according to duterte, trump asked him to sing a love song at this gathering, this gala, this glittering gala of world leaders. among the lyrics in this song that he sang, you are the light in my world. this meeting, these comments the president made about duterte continuing to add foter to critics who say he is causing a problem by getting friendly be people like him and xi in china and russia.
in the meantime, the president is meeting with allies, prime minister modi of india and a meeting with malcolm of australia. they are supposed to have dinner ton tonight, by the way. that has been called off. they are going to have a brief meeting. tomorrow, he will be headed back to washington. >> unusual events taking place there. chris, thank you. one week after a gunman entered a church and shattered the lives of the small texas town. the community came together to remember the 26 who died and move beyond. inside the first baptist church sat 26 chairs. arranged where each victim sat. it took 72 hours to restore the sanctuary. the pastor who lost his daughter said love never fails. there had been talk of demolishing is sanctuary.
now they would like to keep it as a memorial. >> bill karins is watching a strong storm in the pacific northwest. >> weather watchers in seattle. the lights are flickering and the winds picking up as the storm moves on shore. the rain came in ahead of the winds. the winds are picking up and continue to do so during the day. here is how it is going to play out. the storm moves on shore. snow levels above 4,000 feet. one to two feet of snow. back-to-back storms. the winds die down, then tomorrow, another storm with more heavy rain and high elevation snow in the pacific northwest. here is how the wind will play out. 40-50-mile-per-hour range. portland, 35-45 and coastal could gust 50 to 70-mile-per-hour range. that's enough to knock power out, knock down trees and tree limbs. here is where we have the high wind warning in oregon and
you get. some of that rainfall will make its way into areas of san francisco and santa rosa, but much lighter. we'll take a look at the rest of the week forecast coming up. >> bill, thank you very much. the world of celebrity gossip will never be the same. liz smith has died. the dame of smith, she spent decades chronicling the highs and lows of society in the daily news and new york post. smith spent more than a decade on wnbc here in new york winning an emmy for her work. al roker tweeted, i was fortunate enough to work with
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woman with brett rattner is removed from the franchise. they co-financed wonder woman. he's been accused of sexual misconduct, but denies all the claims. variety reports she dropped out of an awards celebration. he outed ellen page as being gay. co-host, backed up her story. >> we have an interesting finding to tell you about. 20,000 cases were examined across the u.s., women are less likely than men to receive cpr from a bystander and more likely to die. that was discussed in anaheim, california. the study found 39% of women suffering cardiac arrest were given cpr, compared to 45% of men. men were 23% more likely to survive. researchers think this reluctant to touch a woman's chest might
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spot despite daddy's home 2 starring mark wahlberg and will ferrell finished in second place for $30 million and murder on the orient express with heavy hitters. it opened third with just over $28 million. there's a lot of hype about that. you have michelle pfeiffer. >> it blows my mind. the thor movie, just the juggernaut it has become. $430 million. >> still up there. >> there's going to be another one, for sure. mtv ema's were last night. shawn mendes took home best artist and beat out ed sheeran and mylie cyrus. other winners were eminem who won best hip hop artist. camilla cabello took home best
pop. u-2 made an appearance after playing a concert to 7,000 fans on saturday. that led up to these awards. >> like to see huge names, old and new. shawn mendes, 19 years old. >> 19. he's the only person under 20 to get three number ones like that. >> insane. a new feline queen. the two-faced cat from argentina has two colorings on her face and 42,000 followers. she's named after an organism. she may be a unique example of a calico cat having eyes of two colors. fans are happy to take all the photos of that split face. cool, huh? >> the most interesting cat i have ever seen in my life. >> this is "early today." lilly.
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now rk to the ongoing debate over climate change. we went to a place where its impact is unmistakable. anne thompson reports from glacier national park. >> reporter: the beauty, now a disturbing reflection of the warming climate. we head to a journey by boat and four-mile hike led by a geological. named after george granell. what he could see in 1887, in 2017, we can't see at all? >> not at all. even people here in 1967 could see the flasher from here.
>> reporter: it lost half its size as we put more heat trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. is this drivenly climate change? >> yes, the glaciers get bigger when it's cooler. >> reporter: the glaciers have been here 7,000 years. since the mid-1800s, the park lost 80% of the ice area. once home to 150 glaciers, today, just 26. >> these glaciers have their fate sealed. they are going to simply disappear. it's already too warm for them to exist. >> reporter: on a 90 degree day, he adds to the photographic record, illustrating the jaw-dropping impact of warmer summers and winter that is are not as cold, evident in the 25 years he's made this climb. hosting vice president al gore in 1997, nbc news, just two years ago and now today. so, if somebody wants to come
see the glaciers, what is your advice? >> well, i think they should come soon. we are losing ice every single year. >> reporter: nature's masterpieces retreating before our eyes. anne thompson, nbc news, glacier national park. >> nice there. a couple calls to action there. one is, what's going on with the environment, two, go out and see it before it's too late. >> those pick you ares, you can't deny the change. >> bill karins with a look at the weather. >> i have to get there. it's on the short list. let's take you through the week ahead. the big storm is coming in in the pacific northwest. unfortunately, it's a back-to-back event. another one coming tomorrow afternoon and evening. we are dealing with one today, then tuesday into wednesday, another storm comes in. this will bring moisture further to the south. the winter watches in central mountains in the sierra range in
♪ ♪ president trump in manila side by side with controversial philippine president rodrigo duterte while outside protesters made their feelings known. >> overnight a powerful eahquake strikes along the iran/iraq border. scores are killed and injured. >> if you are flying over the holidays, listen up. we've got new information that will save you time and money. >> and then a quick reacting truck driver saves the day. "early today" starts right now. >> good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> i'm frances rivera. president trump is in the philippines today winding down his 12-day asia trip. the trip focused on garnering support for