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something votes with just 2,000 ballots left to tally. yes, this is really happening. yes, this is your country. yes, this is your country. under pressure. g-20 leaders turn up the heat on europe as its debt crisis deepens. shutout. a jury acquits roger clemens of all charges that he lied to congress about using steroids. and blind spot. surveillance video captures daredevil thooefs in romania attempting a high-speed heist. good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. . we're going to begin this
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morning with all necessary measures. president obama and other leaders of the world's largest economies will wrap up a two-day economic summit in mexico today. they're going to be ramping up pressure on the european union to take bolder steps to resolve its debt crisis once and for all. tracy pots is in washington for us with the details. tracy, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. more government spending, not goth cuts, may be the answer to preventing a financial crisis in europe and around the world that. is what we will see in a draft statement. we've seen the draft statement. the final statement expected to come out of the g-20 later today, stating that the biggest countries are ready to spend more. of course, the biggest concern is the euro zone. the 17 nations in europe and whether the problems in spain and in greece with those economies may cause that euro zone to falter. but there are other issues they're dealing with as well, like egypt, the military trying
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to strip power from the democratically elected government in syria. that was a big one on the table yesterday as president obama sat down with russia's president vladimir putin. they said that they had commonalities. the president said that they agreed that the violence needs to end, but not a lot of specifics there, especially when it comes to whether or not syria's president needs to go. elsewhere, new evidence was released in the trayvon martin murder case yesterday, and it included jail calls from george zimmerman to her husband, proving she lied when she said she and her husband were broke. nbc's jay gray has that story. >> we are hearing more from the man who shot and killed trayvon martin. six recordings of jailhouse phone calls between zimmerman and his wife shelley. they talk about their love for each other, confidence in his
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legal council, and buying bulletproof vests for themselves and their attorney. >> i want you wearing one. i want o'meara having one. >> prosecutors say the recording also reveals zimmerman providing his wife with detailed instructions on how to access ak account. they discuss the funds in code, calling paypal peter pan and never revealing how much they have. >> take your ten out first. at the institution, see if you can put ten into hers right away and see if you can put that ten out and put it in the box there. >> prosecutors say when they talk about ten, the zimmermans are actually discussing $10,000, and that despite telling the judge they were broke, the zimmermans actually had access
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to at least $130,000 when bond was set. that bond was revoked and zimmerman was sent back to jail, his wife was arrested on the charge of making a false statement. still, his attorney has down played the allegations. >> though they weren't honest with judge lester at first, that it was disclosed four days later. the money was transferred and taken care of. >> a new bond hearing for george zimmerman is scheduled for next week. and here's your first look at some of the other news going on around america today. in florida, it was just an amazing sight. doctors removed a three-foot spear from a teenage boy's head. he accidentally impaled just before heading out on a spear fishing trip. surgeons had to actually use a metal cutter just to be able to place his head in a cat scan device. they say the 16-year-old is now out of intensive care and recovering. unreal. an arizona massive flames and numerous small explosions
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destroyed a warehouse used by a plumbing wholesaler. strong winds fueled the fire and heavy smoke could be seen for miles. the cause is under investigation. no one was hurt. in virginia beach, a driver says her foot slipped and that is the result. her car came crashing through the front doors of a sandwich shop. three people including a baby were inside the car and four people were inside the store, but thankfully, no serious injuries. and finally, in minnesota. this is skevey. anything but a dream home. broken pipes and water combine to cover the house in mold. neighbors started seeing the disgusting sight back in march and now authorities say it will finally be cleaned up. now for your national weather, here's your weather channel forecast. >> what would you rather have, the mold or bedbug?
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>> mold. bedbug infestation, you are socially just blacklisted. no one will ever speak to you again. mold, they can fix it and get on with it. >> okay, interesting choice. >> seriously freaking me out. good morning, everyone. some strong storms are rolling through the northern plains. the trouble spot right through minneapolis, right down interstate 35, a really strong thunderstorm with hundreds of lightning strikes that are coming down from minneapolis southwards. if you're in this area, try to stay indoors the next half-hour. then these storms will be gone crossing into wisconsin. a pretty strong storm we've been dealing with. there's actually some more back here toward st. cloud. the other big story is the summertime heat. we are going to watch the really, really hot conditions that are now in nebraska and oklahoma and kansas and illinois, those are going to spread into the northeast in the days ahead. the reason it's going to be such a big deal in the northeast is
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it hasn't even been in the 90s yet this summer in areas like new york city and basketball. so you'll go from a relatively cool june to intense heat and the shock to the system is really difficult for the elderly especially. so that's who we'll be worried about. otherwise just a warm summer like pattern across the country. for today, the hot temperatures begin to spread east. temperatures getting into the upper 80s in areas like washington, d.c. once again in chicago at 95. here it is, lynn. tomorrow we're looking at 95 and humid in d.c. and we'll be up to 98 degrees in boston. you know, you were just in cape cod. you know how cool and chilly it's been. >> 65 this weekend, so this will be a bit of a shock. wall street's latest worry. a competitor for the ipad. and the latest sneaker fashion that went way too far. your first look at this morning's business headlines is straight ahead. coming up, the yankees are a
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welcome back to "first look." here are so. the top stories making news this morning. the u.s. is warning military leaders in egypt to amanda over power quickly to a new president. when a winner is announced or face losing billions of dollars in american aide. protests are planned today in cairo against sweeping new powers taken by the ruling military council, obviously intent on hanging onto power. defense lawyers called jerry sandusky witnesses at penn state as character witnesses. the jury could get the case as early as thursday. asians have now passed hispanics to become the largest group of new immigrants to the u.s. a report finds asian immigrants
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rose from 19% in the year 2000 to 36% in 2010. and this is just wild. a daring high-speed robbery caught in video in romania as thieves use a video to pull up to a truck and open its back door. before many of the gang members were arrested, they grabbed almost $400,000 worth of goods. here is your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambles politics. "the huffington post" reports eric hovde is sick of media sob stories about people who can't get food stamps in tough times. he wants more focus on the debt and the country as a whole. that sounds warm and fuzzy compared to indiana's gop senate candidate richard murdock. he argues employers should be exempt from covering health care they morally oppose like contraception and shouldn't have to pay for anything they find too expensive, even cancer
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treatments. national democrats worry charles barren may be headed to congress. in the past, he has made racist remarks about whiets, pledged never to salute the american flag and described moammar gadhafi as "my hero." another powerful latin endorsement for the president. talk show host christina, often called the hispanic oprah. robert redford says democrats suffer from a failure to communicate. redford explains the democratic party has a good story to tell, but they don't know how to tell it, and the other side has no story to tell and they tell it loud and clear. finally, pretty co reports andy cohen got president obama to play his celebrity tv game plead the fifth at sarah jessica parker's fundraiser. out of three questions, you get to plead the fifth and not answer one. which one did he duck?
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choose an outfit that michelle wears that you don't like. when the first lady demanded to know, the president said no way, i'm not crazy. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. president obama's new immigration policy has already made for lots of talk on the campaign trail. last night on the edge show, congressman luis gutierrez shot down the claim that he has done nothing for immigration, arguing that he actually fulfilled a promise on the issue. take a listen. >> look, what the president's action is a reflection of the will of the nation, of both house of representatives and the senate. and he has freed 800 thousand people. his promise and the promise that i made along with senator mccain and kennedy and congressman flake was not running for the senate, we introduced bipartisan legislation for comprehensive immigration reform in 2004. we said we want to bring people
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out of the shadows. >> ed shelts and the ed show weeknights at 8:00 eastern. that's the reverend al sharpton, he has a show too at 6:00 p.m., right here on msnbc. here is your "first look" at how wall street is going to kick off the day. the dow opened at 12,741 after losing 25 points yesterday. the s&p up a point while the nasdaq rose 22. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, fell 65 points, while in hong kong, down 11. asian shares lower today over concerns over greece's committee. the leaders hoping to negotiate less punishing terms for the international bailout. now the focus turns back on spain, with its borrowing costs surging higher, a bailout could be needed there as well. the federal reserve starts its open market committee meeting today with wall street hoping the european crisis and a slow
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job margt will prompt the fed to announce a new dose of stimulus. u.s. home builders' confidence increased in june to the highest level in more than five years. the latest in a series of encouraging signs for the housing market. for an undisclosed amount, facebook is purchasing face.com, the company that currently provides the social network with facial recognition technology. shares of oracle surged after hours after the company reported better than expected quarterly revenue. as expected, microsoft unveiled its new tablet called surface, which is designed to keep up with the ipad. it will launch in fall, but microsoft did not reveal a price. a new study says only half of millionaire baby boomers think it's important to leave money to their kids. with a third saying they would rather leave the money to charity than their kids. and what do you think of this? adidas has cancelled plans for a sneak hear the has a
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shackle-like ankle cuff. it was created by fashion designer jeremy scott. some say the high top sneak we are an orange plastic cuff too closely resembled a symbol of slavery. coming up, one boxer's hope for knockout on broadway. plus, baseball's nastiest knuckleball is good enough for back-to-back one-hitters. your first look at sports is straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. thinning skin, by strengthening its moisture barrier, for improved texture and elasticity in 2 weeks. reveal healthy, supple skin. aveeno skin strengthening. and he didn't stop for three days and nights as he escaped life as a child soldier. twenty years later, he was still running, he just had a different thing driving him. every step of the way.
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welcome back to "first look" in. sports, roger clemens posted one of the biggest victories of his life yesterday, in court. here's nbc's fred rogan. >> reporter: good morning, and you can add another win to roger clemens' resume. the most decorated pitcher in history was found not guilty on obstruction and perjury cases. jurors rejected the prosecution's case that clemens lied in 2008 about using performance-enhancing drugs. the verdict is also a blow to the government who spent millions of taxpayer dollars to prosecute the zefb-time cy young winner. will the baseball writers forgive him enough to elect him to the hall of fame. today it's cc sabathia, struck out ten for his first complete game of the year. mark teixeira and robinson cano both hit solo shots. yanks beat the braves 7-2, winning ten straight. who would have thought r.a. dickey would be this good? the mets' newfound ace kept the
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orioles guessing with his knuckleball. he has now pitched back-to-back one-hitters. ike davis ripped his first career grand slam in the sixth. the white sox didn't even put out a fight. the cubs were hitting them out. smakd five home runs. they may have the worst record in baseball, but they have bragging rights in chicago. they won it 12-3. the diamondbacks, aaron hill needed a home run for the cycle. there it goes. the fifth cycle in diamondback history. finally, can you imagine mike tyson accepting a tony award? it could happen. boxer has teamed up with spike lee to bring "undisputed truth" to broadway. it will be raw, filthy, a confessional about his advice. if you see the show and don't like it, i'd keep my opinion to
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myself. that's your first look at sports. let's get a check with weather. >> i have to go get my tickets. >> there's so many reasons i want to see that. >> i was a big tyson fan. i would see it. he was great in the movie "the hangover." >> this is true. >> he gets a buy just for that. it's hard to believe how hot it's going to get how quickly in new england. this morning, we have a battle taking place. the cool air is still over new england with boston and no. in between, some showers that are forming. might be a little wet around rochester. typically, summer like day with temperatures in the 80s. then we quickly -- literally it's just going to happen very fast wednesday afternoon. we go up to 95 in d.c. 98 in new york. and this continues -- it's day after day that we really get the concerns. could even be 99 in hartford on
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thursday. get ready, everyone. >> no kidding. coming up, spiderman goes back to the beginning and who's taking aim at glooe? plus, the latest lohan excuse. bill has been using it a couple times. she's been working the overnight. >> the drugs and alcohol. >> your first look at entertainment is straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. cky for me, your friends showed up with this awesome bone. hey! you guys are great. and if you got your home insurance where you got your cut rate car insurance, it might not replace all this. [ electricity crackling ] [ gasping ] so get allstate. you could save money and be better protected from mayhem like me. [ dennis ] mayhem is everywhere. so get an allstate agent. are you in good hands?
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new study found that republicans are more likely to go to dunkin' donuts while democrats are more likely to go to starbucks. chris christie goes to both
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place. mitt romney served pancakes at a special father's day breakfast in ohio. people knew the pancakes were made by romney because each one was flipped like a hundred times. tonight, jimmy welcomes actress michelle pfeiffer. bill had to explain that last joke to me. actor and comedian -- >> i wouldn't have told anyone. >> cedric the entertainer. i'm a little slow this morning. musical guest, dirty projectors. i don't pretend, bill. i'm an open book, okay? apparently. it's time now for your "first look" at entertainment news. are you tired of sequels? well, sorry. hollywood is going to start an entire franchise all over again. andrew garfield and emma stone walked the red carpet in london yesterday for the premiere of the reboot, "the amazing superman" -- i'm sorry, spiderman. it opens here on july 3.
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get it together, berry. fresh off winning "celebrity apprentice", arsenio hall is returning on a syndicated talk show next year. glenn beck thinks "glee" is brilliant, but he also tells billboard the things the show teaches high schoolers are "horrifying", so he is developing a conservative anti-"glee" show. >> i want to watch it just to see. >> first, paramedics are called after lindsay lohan misses work and fails to answer her door. she says she overslept, blaming her grueling schedule and exhaustion and dehydration. the very next night, lindsay partied well into the hours of the wee evening at an l.a. hot spot, but her people put out a statement she's been shooting her film on the overnight shift, so it's very reasonable that you would dine at 1:00 a.m. >> if you work the evening shift, happy hour is at 8:00 a.m. >> we can attest to this.
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sometimes i wake up at 2:00 in the morning and just like ding ding ding, just awake. stay tuned, "way too early with willie geist" starts right now. president obama at the g-20 summit in mexico has a two-hour sit-down with vladimir putin to try to get russia to come around on syria. it turns out vlad is not big on photo ones or small top. did the president make any progress with putin and will he have better luck today with china? just two days after president obama made an announcement on leniency on young immigrants, marco rubio drops his own plan. the question is did the president and his team masterfully short circuit romney's immigration rollout? and america's most beloved team, the new york yankees, win their tenth game in a row. the question is could this scrappy bunch of misfits go all the way this year and tak

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