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it's thursday, december 17th 17th, and coming up on "early today," a ramped up donald trump with a whole new beraush unleashed on his opponents. and will he be tried again? then, anything but comarer as spain's prime minister is sucker punched.nc and what's the federal government spending $1.1 trillion on. and much more on a busy thursday. "early today" starts right now. and good morning everyone. i'm shannon mulaire.e. the heated race for the gop nomination has entered a new chapter. the larger battle between establishment and conservative now turning into smaller one on one fuds.
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several of his opponents as a rally and paid special attention to jeb bush and followed up on jimmy kimmel. >> do you think he's scared of you or justca scared in general? >> i think he's scared. he was supposed to be everyone thoughtry he was the odds on favorite and i defined him. i gave him this term, low energy. we do not need, in this country, low energy. >> but there is a bigger growing contest we're watching and for that we go to hally jackson. >> reporter: slamming each other often national security and immigration.n. >> i have never supported legalization and i do not intend to support legalization.
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aimed at part of the immigration reform he tried to pass in 2013, now a liability. do you regret having been a part of that process? >> no, i went to washington to make changes schanges. i personally donot believe that it's good to have millions of people living here who can never become americans. >> a real good between you and mr. cruz. >> reporter: do you always -- the lead story in a state where he's campaigned less than ted cruz. >> i don't think anything is like the last five weeks before the iowa caucus. >> reporter: and while rubio
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leading in blaawithiowa. in this race there's donald trump and everyone else. and big news on the democratic side of the raise starting the hillary clinton. yesterday, she earned an indorsement from one of the richest men in the world. warren buffett. he's an out spoken person about income inequality. she that's typically bernie sanders mo but according to antdrea mitchell he'll lock up the biggest indorsement in hisisup campaign. the judgemp in the trial of baltimore police officer william porter declared a mistrial yesterday after a hung jury failed to reach a verdict. the case stems from the death of
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police van they will meet to quote discuss a new trial date. a sentiment share would freddy grey's step father. >> we ask people to remain calm and patient because we're confident there will be another trial with a different jury. we're calm, you should be too. >> state prosecutor has refused to comment siting a court issued gag i order. they were not sequestered. porter, who pleaded not guilty to allui charges, is the first of six officers to be tried related to freddy gray's death and they considered it a sign of how the other trials are expected to go. a few hundred mostly peacefuld protesters took to the streets after the announcement. at least two protesters were arrested. re nbc news has confirmed the bodies of the san bernardino terrorists were buried on
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released by authorities. meanwhile, the fbi is responding to poreport that malik posted jihad messages prior to her visa. >> reporter:r: it's been an urgent question, why did the u.s. government give tashfeen malik a fiance visa if she had been posting messages earlier. easy.ea she only sent emails and private communications to her fiance in the u.s., syed farook p.. >> we have found no evidence of posting on social media at that period of time and thereafter reflecting jihad and their
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>> reporter: he also said the fbi has found no indication that they were in direct contact with any terror organization or that they were part of a cell. still unanswered, what else were they planning. and the secretary of homeland security says he'll issue bulletins to describe the nation threat nation wide u without waiting for specific threats. future bulletins may advise people to expect longer screening lines at the super bowl or the s airport. that was pete williams reporting. president obama will be in san bernardino tomorrow with private meetings with thew families and victims of the terror attacks before continuing on to hawaiiti where he'll spend the holidays with his family.mi the obama administration has another emailio controversy on his hands.
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email account to conduct his business. the time sites white house and pentagon officials and copies of the piemails. it says carter continued using his personal accounts for at least two months after the scandal erupted over hillary clinton's use of email while secretary of state. and the white house released a statement that said in partd part . well, politics can get rough but things wel went a little far at a campaign event for the spanish prime minister yesterday. his campaign event was interrupted when a him in the side of his head. the 60-year-old prime minister
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mark on his face but a spokesman said he was not seriously injured. he later tweeted "i am fine" on the way to a rally. and we're getting a look at what's inside the $1.1 trillion spending bill expected to pass congress this week. nearly half is devoted to defense spending, including 11 $1/2 billion for military equipment. vice president joe biden will have a pay freeze. and an increase of 268 million from last year. and u.s. embassy security will receive a bump in funding. the tax side includes about $700 billions in tax breaks and makes permanent multiple tax credits including teachers who pay for school supplyies and tax credit. the house is set to vote on the
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the senate will bundle the two together before accepteding it to president obama. all right, let's get a check of the weather with nbc meteorologist, bill karins. umbrella day for a lot of people on the east coast. this is literally just rain up and donewn the east coast. and no lightning strikes but there could be ea comas we go throughout the day. and to the north, a shield of light rain now all the way back up in southern ohio and most locations on the east coast are going to see the rain. by the time we get to the lunch hour, 1:00 p.m., steady rains from new york city to d.c. all the way down through central portions of virginia. we'll start to clear out in areas of charlotte and atlanta. the rain from providence to hartford all the way to boston and northern new england will have a cold chilly rain.
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with ice. most locations a half inch to an inch of rain. the only really cold winter like air, the dakotas will be cold, wyoming too, up into montana and minneapolis. now a closer look at your day ahead. well, you can see all the rain and along with it the warm temperatures. it's amazing to have this warm of a rain without any sunshine. still in the mid-60s in the carolinas and drenching the mideast and north atlantic through the second half of today. and we have to talk about another big warm up for christmas week for the eastern half of the country p.. >> a little turkey outdoors or whatever you cook on christmas. stay tuned for this. last night, jimmy kimmel live had another installment of celebrities reading mean tweets.
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>> sean penn, you're dumb, rude, and full of far. >> elizabeth banks is a who. >> daniel radcliff is one of god's most unattractive creations since the aardvark. >> julianna marg leze is one of the finest ugly women i've seen. >> colin farrell sounds like depressed couch far. >> really? so there's that. thank you for your tweets, people. is america about to take a step towards more invasive wire tapping in the war on terror? and look at google's top trending items. in the movie category, jurassic"jurassic
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this morning on show"early today" rr, the save my life series continues with what you need to know if you're stranded in your vehicle during a winter storm. and a legend calls it quits. the most goals in international play for men or women. she walked off for the final time against china in the game's 71st minute. the 35-year-old called it a career as china wept on to win 1-0. she led the u.s. to a women's title and she is a six time u.s. soccer female athlete of the year. she will be sorely missed. to the nba, golden state's clay thompson scored 27 of his points in the third quarter as they bounced back from their only
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leading the news in the new york times, chattanooga attack victims to be awarded purple hearts. five service members will receive the award posthumously. . and from nbcnews.com, that scary movie really is blood kurdling. they have found that scary moves raises blood-clotting protein. according to the u.s. forest service, it has cost over $1.7 billion to fight all wild fires all year, costliest on record j the cost in lives and property
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9.8 million acres have burned skoeso far in 2015. piece of the wedding cake from prince charles and princess dianna's 1980 wedding is up for auction today. crafted by the baker of the naval arms forces, it's a classic british fruit cake with cream cheese frosting. >> that's good. i thought you were going to say a crazy number. if you love "star wars" and happen to find yourself in paris. you're in luck, you can attend a light saber academy and become a jedi master. very nice. tonight, president obama joins bear grilyllis in the wilderness. here's a sneak peek. >> as president, i am in what's called the bubble and secret
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always out of danger, which i appreciate but it can be confining, so every once in a while, if i do something unexpected the phrase is the bear is loose. so, be with bear in the woods, it doesn't get any better than that p. that. >> it airs tonight at 10:00, 9:00 central on nbc. >> and it's something different. you want to see how spontaneous it's going to be. are they catching salmon and -- >> we could only hope. tune in. celebrating birthdays today, levi and msnbc's chris matthews
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