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a week before americans head to the voting booth, new revelations in the fbi e-mail inquiry. another involving a former campaign manager for donald trump. breaking overnight, one person has died and a half dozen others injured when a critical a bomb scare aboard a spirit airlines search after a frantic search after a passenger noticed something odd. china unveiled this sophisticated fighter as they continued their surge in a global arms race. >> the obamas go all out for their final white house halloween. "early today" starts right now. >> good morning. i'm ayman mohyeldin. >> i'm frances rivera. a crucial seven days.
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the fbi director's actions regarding the e-mails found on the computer of huma abedin continue to dominate the race. donald trump has used it to bash clinton again and again and again. >> hillary is the one who broke the law over and over and over again. we can be sure that what is in those e-mails is absolutely devastating. why aren't they clinton? why is she allowed to run? i have a son named baron, and i want to tell you she is a terrible example for my son and the children in this country. that i can tell you. >> meanwhile, democrats accused james comey of practicing a double standard while clinton continues to deny there is any news here, attempting to refocus on trump. >> i'm not making excuses. i said it was a mistake and i
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staffers, and by all means, they should look at them. i am sure they will reach the same conclusion they did when they looked at my e-mails for the last year. there is no case here. >> and while many voters are fretting over the impact a refocused fbi investigation would have on the presidential race, our new nbc news/survey monkey polls show there is none. our latestol a six-point lead over trump. both before and after the fbi story broke. now the department of justice has responded to questions about just how long it would take to learn more about the new e-mails saying they will work with the fbi to work as quickly as possible to brung the details to light. however, no one can pinpoint ow long the investigation will take. nbc news now confirms the fbi has been conducting a
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connections he may have had to russia. days after harry reid went after comey for what he said was a double standard for going after clinton and not after trump. for more, cynthia mcfadden. >> law enforcement and intelligence sources tell nbc news the fbi has been conducting a preliminary inquiry of donald trump's former campaign manager, paul manafort. and his foreign business connections. when nbc new comment on the inquiry, the fbi did not respond. >> american have any right to be concerned about what they see in terms of trump advisers and their closeness with the kremlin, trump's policies with russia. >> paul manafort was reportedly paid $wevl.7 million in cash by pro-russian politicians in the ukraine, and nbc news can also
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one ukrainian, one russian, both billionaires. american officials say both have ties to the russian mafia. >> it does raise serious kearns about the policies trump would pursue as president. >> while an inquiry falls short of a criminal investigation, it has some arguing comey is using a double standard. >> here, where the director has discussed opens the director up to claims of bias if he doesn't discuss other potential investigations. >> paul manafort says none of it is true. there's no investigation going on by the fbi that i'm aware of. he said he never had ties to vladimir putin or the russian government. any suggestion is democratic propaganda intended to deflect. >> breaking news. a halloween hay ride turns
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three people were killed when a truck rear ended a trailer carrying a group of people celebrating halloween. among the dead, two children and one adult. police now confirm they were related. seven people were injured total. the crash is currently being investigated. we'll bring you more details as they become available. >> one person killed and five others injures after a massive explosion rocked rural alabama sending a plume of smoke into miles. fire crews raced to contain the fire ball at the scene, but it happened about a mile away from the site of a recent gas leak. they have shut down the main gas lines in the area. crews built a dirt dam to contain burning fuel. wildfires burning 32 acres. >> a potential bomb threat caused one spirit airlines to
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exhausted. that's when it happened before takeoff. a passenger alerted crew members about a suspicious text message seen on another passenger's phone. both men were evacuated and interviewed. the plane was eventually cleared and no arrests were made. >> dakota police and rotesters remain at odds over the controversy oil pipeline in north dakota as tribes and protisters stand against the construction. one has now been charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer after according to an affidavit, she fired at police with a handgun during protests last week. the attempted murder charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, but it's not just protesters on the ground voicing their objections. over a million people across the country have been flocking to social media and changing their locations to claim that they're actually at those standing rog
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just ahead, bill cosby's latest courtroom defense, and the price of the morning cup of joe may be going up. there's somebody you can blame for it. >> i'll take my fair share of responsibility for that. >> first, a damp halloween for many on the west coast and more rain is in the forecast. bill karins has an update. >> record highs in much of the country. in the west, a little showery. we still have some rain left over in the mountains. but during the daylight hours, go throughout wednesday, affecting northwest portions of washington state wednesday evening. again, not a huge have cooled off inn northern california and central california, in the 60s.
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topped 600 was back in 2003, but there's a difference between now and then. with the help of community involvement back then, 51% of murders were actually solved in 2003. today, only 21% of homicides have been solved. officials cite a lack of trust between police and the local community as a major factor, and while chicago promises to hire nearly 1,000 new officers in the coming months, there are less officers in the city than there were in 2003. >> bill cosby is expected expected to be a two-day hearing. his defense team filed new motions in his latest attempt to get sexual assault charges against him. they argue the 13 women of accusing cosby of abusing them are unreliable. in the motion, they add, quote, there has never been a shred of physical evidence to support such claims.
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based solely on the tainted unreiable memories of women now in their senior years and their argue attorney gloria allred embarked on a, quote, highly publicized crusade against crosby. about 60 women have accused cosby of sexual assault. no accusations have resulted in criminal charges and cosby has denied them all. >> new concern about a popular smartphone app used by especially younger people. kerry sanders explains a car passenger was using the feature before a deadly horrific crash. >> critical moments just before a horrific deadly crash. this ten-second snapchat video posted by a passenger in the car using a feature that records and displays their speed. first, 82 miles per hour, then 115. less than ten minutes later, that same speeding car in tampa slammed into a minivan. five died in the crash.
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in the van on their way home from church, a 39-year-old mother, her 9 and 10-year-old children. another 19-year-old daughter and 15-year-old cousin in the van survived and are in the hospital. florida highway patrol said it's unclear what role snapchat played. in a statement, the company said we actively discourage using the speed with more and more accidents all allegedly involving snapchat, one question. >> the only purpose in my mind is for folks and teens and kids to record themselves, show off how fast they're going. >> active snapchat users say eliminating the speed filter from the app won't make much of a difference because users will simply point their phone at the speedometer. >> the families of the victims in the crash are not commenting
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horrible tragedy. >> tough to see that wreckage from an app that people use to have fun with. >> just ahead, the demand for cafe is at a record high, but why is that? >> today, china unveiled one of its most lethal and sophisticated weapons of war, but is it a threat to the united states? nutella adds a smile to any morning. one jar; so many delicious possibilities.
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jet, although it's unclear if it has the same radar evading ability. china is set to overtake the u.s. as the top aviation market in the next decade. meanwhile, wells fargo is paying $50 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the bank of overcharging homeowners for appraisals. they were not aware because the higher fees were listed as other charges and banks can charge people for default, but they claimed wells fargo charged up to $120 when a standard appraisal is $50 or less. >> americans need their caffeine fix. demand is at a record high thanks to millennials, people ages 19 to 24, account for 50% of the coffee demand. the craze is starting earlier. younger millennials born after 1995 started drinking coffee
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understands the coffee craze, it's us early birds. >> not at 14. wow. getting earlier and earlier. >> thank you for that. >> just ahead, president obama goes full frontal with samantha bee, and the obamas go all out for their final halloween bash. you're watching "early today." on medicare part d. from one-dollar copays on select plans to rewards points on all prescriptions, it's easy to save big at walgreens. just stop by walgreens. ?? then sit back and enjoy the savings.
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bee is brilliant. >> sense of humor. obviously, having fun with his last hurrah before he leaves the white house, and having fun last night with a final halloween there. amazing. all decked out. look how they decorated. they invited all kinds of performers, spooky decorations as well. the president and first lady personally handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. ghosts of presidents past, even abraham the obamas treated guests to a rendition of the thriller dance. >> no halloween would be complete without a little thriller shout-out. >> especially at the white house. that's right. >> check this out. a lot of celebrities weighing in about politics. bryan cranston is refusing to say silent. several celebrities are so concerned about a donald trump presidency, they say they will literally flee the country if that happens. cranston said i would definitely
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lena dunham has stated i know a lot of people have threatened to do this, but i will. i know a lovely place in vancouver. keegan-michael key says, geez, i might leave. canada is like ten minutes from detroit, and that's where i'm from. a lot of celebrities expressing themselves. it will be interesting to see if they follow up on that. >> seven days, all of us. it's crazy because a lot of them are >> tongue in cheek. >> but you're right, in seven days we'll all see what's going to happen. >> just ahead, 65% of those surveyed agreed it's the world's most relaxing song. can you guess what it is? we'll tell you on the other side of the break. you're watching "early today." stay with us. little dakota's nose was quivering in fear. because it knew an ordinary tissue was near.
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well, welcome back. beautiful weather today. phene, tucson, to southern california. again, a few showers in the mountains this morn, leading way to a decent afternoon everywhere in the rest, and all eyes on cleveland, progressive field,8 baseball games ever in history. gorgeous weather, and good luck to the cubs and indians fans. >> a new study attempted to share new light on ride sharing. it's harder for african-americans to get picked up by raid sharing providers such as lyft and uber. researchers studied 1400 cases in boston and seattle and found that drivers discriminated against passengers with so-called african-american sounding names. in seattle, for example,
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28% increase in wait times. in boston, a separate study revealed black men were three times as likely to have their rides cancelled by those drivers. the bias is based solely on individual drivers and not a matter of policy for both lyft and uber. in response to the findings, lyft and uber report they're pleased to provide rides to all their customers. >> a judge in west virginia. the water company and eastman chemical will pay millions to 10s and thousands of residences affected by a chemical spill. >> it's been labelled the world's most relaxing song. almost 60% say it relaxes them almost instantly. take a listen.
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>> it's called weightless. and according to the study, that song is the most relaxing song because it doesn't repeat a melody, which means your brain isn't looking for a pattern. it's become increasingly popular, perhaps because we're only one week away from the presidential elections and because we're telling you about it now. >> it's very spa-themed. i feel like i should getting a stone weightless doesn't do it for you, we may have the perfect way to relax. look beyond downward dog and now maybe bring a cat along for cat yoga. there are animal shelters teaming up with yoga studios bringing students and cats together for classes to raise money and increase adoptions. the humane society launched the program hoping spending time with cats would temppeople to take some home. a concept to say you love your pets, you love yoga.
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thanks for watching.>> this wast that was pay ago tension. >> plot spoiled. freshman in town arrested accused of planning a mass shooting at his local school. you are hearing from officials and parents this >> dana: campaign scandals as hillary clinton faces questions over her emails. they are looking into donald trump's campaign manager. we'll tell you what they are looking for ahead. >> kim: halloween night, how did it go? we'll have the complete report
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>> dana: it is november 1. one week from today we will elect a new president of the united states, the 45th president in our history. >> kim: we're 7 days out. we have breaking news to get to. before we get to that, let's check in with kelly curran. she has the forecast for what to wear this mostly sunny skies today. temperatures in the 50's right now. we're going to warm back up into the 70's. 61 at 9:00 a.m. 71 at noon and 72 at 4:00. that is pretty close to normal. we'll talk more about it coming up. >> kim: we take you to the breaking news. we have coverage showing this crash in the baltimore area.


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