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. it's sunday, it's "meet the press." good monday morning. right now on "first look," tragedy in southern italy as a tour bus plunges off a highway killing dozens. senator john kerry brings peace negotiators back to the table. anthony weiner's campaign setback as pressure mounts for him to drop out of the race. plus a jewelry heist at a hotel. one couple's trash turns out to be treasure. and details on kimye's bed budget. good morning to you. i'm veronica delaware la kruz. the latest incident involving a
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tour bus, the bus plunged 100 feet off a major highway after slamming into several cars slowed by heavy traffic. at least 37 people were killed. another 11 people on board were injured, 2 in critical condition. we're learn iing more about the deadly crash involving a church bus in indianapolis. the youth pastor, his pregnant wife and a congregation member were killed and 19 others injured when the bus carrying about 40 passengers overturned. the driver told police the vehicle's brake's had failed. a bus was rushed from flood waters. none of the passengers were injured. middle east peace talks resume today in washington. the l the last obstacle was cleared when israel agreed to release prisoners after more than three years of delays the two sides will be at the state department
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hosted by john kerry. tracie potts is live for us this morning in washington. >> reporter: good morning. agreeing to release prisoners so talks can get started wasn't the most popular decision in israel. there were protests in georgia sa from people who just don't believe that these peace talks are going to get very far or should start based on the preconditions. but what we have today starting at the state department is this. four people, two from israel, including israel's justice minister, and two from the palestinian authority including their chief negotiator are sitting down for preliminary talks, sketching out how these negotiations would go about. and as you noted, it's been three years since the last talks fell apart and they fell apart over the issue of israeli settlements. there's some concern that if those continue to be built
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during the negotiations, they will fall apart again. we'll see what happens today. back to you. >> tracie potts in washington, we appreciate it, thank you. several though supporters of mohamed morsi are marching in cairo in defiance of an army warning not to. we are live in caikentuckcairo details. >> reporter: rallies are continuing in support of ousted president mohamed morsi. they are saying they are not going anywhere until their president is reinstated. and also now the anticoupe national alliance are planning a million-man march for tuesday and that raises the stakes in terms of the possibility for even further violence because on the other hand, as this political impass continues to widen, you have the military and the government clearly losing
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its parks patience. they will try to break up the sit-ins. they will no longer tolerate this going forward. u.s. secretary of state john kerry chipping into the conversation saying this is a pivotal moment for the country and its counterpart. with the different political leaders trying to reach some form of national reconciliation. the tensions are high and a lot of violence could happen this point onwards. >> thank you. to u.s. politics where the fallout continues in the anthony woo weiner scandal. his campaign manager resigned. this is calls for him to drop out of the race grow. kristen welker has details. >> reporter: another setback for the campaign of em battled
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mayoral candidate anthony wei r weiner. his campaign manager resigned. he did respond and emphasized he's not drop iping out of the race. >> we have an amazing staff, but this isn't about the people working on the campaign. it's about the people we're working for. >> reporter: his poll numbers have plummeted ever since he admitted he continued sext thing after his resignation from congress. a heated confrontation with a frustrated voter. >> i can talk to myself in the manner i conducted yours, my job would have been gone. >> reporter: there was a chorus of voices calling for weiner to get out of the race. >> he's not going to be the next mayor of new york. he's wasting time and space. >> i think his behavior has been quite clinically sick and i think we'll now find out in the democratic primary if indeed the voters are sick. >> there's a real pathological
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problem with him. >> reporter: his record while serving in congress has beened toer for criticism. a columnist wrote there's nothing in weiner's political life that's redeeming. he managed to get only one minor bill passed in his time in congress. christine quinn tried to capitalize on her opponent's latest controversy. >> he qualified himself but not because of scandals. he didn't have the qualifications when he was in congress. >> reporter: in the september primary, voters will have their say. kristen welker, nbc news, washington. now here's your "first look" at this morning's scrambled politics. a shakeup for rush limbaugh and sean hannity. the second biggest broadcaster is planning to drop the very expensive host at the end of the year in 40 cities. rand paul surprised some
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people when he praised edward snowden and compared him to martin luther king jr. republican congress peter king blasted the kmeps saying this is mad ne madness. three democratic senators tom harkin, jay rockefeller and max baucus are busy trying to protect the affordable care act, but the lawmakers who helped pass obama care are all retiring in 2014 when the law is fully rolled out. jack lew weighed in on the latest talk of a possible government shutdown. >> congress needs to fund the kinds of things that the american middle class need and we need to get. the debt limit extended in a way that doesn't create a crisis. >> the president will go to the brink if necessary? >> david, drawing this to brinksmanship is a mistake. it's bad for the economy.
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>> he's still working on his signature. paul ryan says that a vote on immigration reform in the house may not happen until october. and hillary clinton's life story is headed to tv. nbc will produce a four-hour mini series about the former secretary of state ahead of the 2016 presidential election. diane lane will be starring as the first lady. the role of bill clinton has not yet been cast. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. heavy rain in philadelphia broke the record for one-day rainfall on sunday. over seven inches of rain fell within four hours causing road closures and flooding throughout the city. . a flash flood warning has been issued for areas in pennsylvania and delaware. meteorologist bill karins joins us with all the latest. >> it wasn't that widespread. philly just got nailed. it was the most rain they had seen in 140 years in one day.
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more than any hurricane that's moved through the area. eight inches of rain is too much for any location. you'll get some pretty crazy flooding. it's amazing that it wasn't widespread. everyone else had a quarter inch. all the rain and gloomy weather has pretty much exited. a lo of clouds are lingering in new england. the sun will poke out and drier air will move in during the day. the big weather story will be a tropical storm heading for a very unusual place, hawaii. the storm does not look as impressive today as it did last night or yesterday. the winds are starting to come down a bit. so the storm is in a weakening state. it will move over the big island of hawaii throughout the day today. that's 8:00 p.m. east coast time it will be exiting. south of honolulu and exiting to south. the other story was the chilly air in the great lakes. that will remain today. not quite as cool, but still 70s. end of july is typically a hot
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time of here. it's really not that bad today. i'm sure people will take it. >> a little relief from the ac bill. an update to the tragic wedding boat crash. plus shocking new figures about poverty and joblessness. and the worst states to be unemployed. that's when "first look" returns. [ female announcer ] made just a little sweeter... because all these whole grains aren't healthy unless you actually eat them ♪ multigrain cheerios.
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good morning. welcome back. some stories making news this morning. a second body has been pulled from the hudson river near the area where a wedding boat crashed. the best man and bride-to-be were ejected. the second body is believed to be that of the best man. people were killed in a helicopter crash in pennsylvania saturday night. the pie the lot reportedly called into a nearby air tower saying he was losing altitude before going off the radar. investigators were still on the scene late last night. the driver of the spanish
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train that derailed last week killing 79 people has been charged with negligent homicide. it crashed into a wall at high speeds after failing to make a sharp turn. pope francis wrapped up his trip to brazil with a mass on the beach. 3 million people jammed on to the beach to get a glimpse of the pontiff. and authorities say a staggering $53 million in jewels were stolen from a hotel in france over the weekend. police say the brazen theft took place around noon in broad daylight. they are calling it one of europe's biggest jewelry heists in recent years. . and now for your "first look" at business, we turn to hampton pearson. >> futures are lower across the board after friday. the nasdaq seeing three straight days of gains.
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the dow also closed higher for the fifth straight week. we do get data on pending home sales for june. sales are expected to increase 2% last month. and the earnings parade continu continues. we'll get results from a variety of companies today including express strips, hartford financial and herbal life. back to you. >> thank you, hampton. all eyes are on the state of the job market this week as the labor department releases its monthly jobs report and unemployment rate on friday. the latest survey finds the average price of a gallon of gas has jumped 8 cents to $3.67 for regular. a new survey finds 4 out of 5 adults struggle with j joblessness for welfare for a part of their lives. hardship particularly on the rise among caucasians. a new report says tennessee is the worst state to be unemployed based on unemployment
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lest get the latest in sports from richard lui. >> it it took 69 minutes of play before the only goal was made in this game. it was team usa's landon donovan orchestrating that. the first gold cup in six years. the rookie does it it again. 0-0, two outs, dodgers fee normal homers there. 1-0 over the reds. it was an old guy's night, shall we say. derek underneajeter just back f disabled list. first at bat. the 39-year-old first homer in ten months. that's the bottom of the ninth here tied at 5. alfonzo soriano with a single. 6-5 victory over tampa bay. soriano had four hits.
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the old guys got. it done last night. this is the week suspensions handed down for purchases of performance-enhancing drugs. "the new york post" saying alex rodriguez possibly having to sit it out through next season. more than a dozen players have been targeted. at the canadian open, on the 17th, he doesn't get. it it done. the ball rolls back down. double bogey. on the 18th, he makes that easy putt and gets $1 million. not bad for a day's work on a sunday. >> not bad. >> nascar, the brick yard 400 in indianapolis. ryan newman back home. 20 lap s s to go. jimmie johnson makes a pit stop and newman takes the lead. champagne could not feel any better there. david ortiz on saturday, in case you missed it it op strikes
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out unhappy with the umpire. then he swings at dugout. we have to bleep out what he was saying there. he was ejected. what do you think? >> i say don't mess with him, ever. thanks, richard. other news, anthony weiner's campaign took a hit as news of his top adviser leaving the campaign came out. joining me on the phone is washington bureau chief for the chicago sun times. good morning. >> good morning. >> so lynn, after news that anthony weiner had been caught sexting yet again, we saw david axlerod saying e he should just go away. what do you think? >> he had a point that america belie believes in second chances. actually i don't think it matters what any of us think
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because he is staying so far. pi never get how people get donations when so many people are against him. >> we saw during the press conference his wife standing by her man. the same way that we saw hillary clinton do with her husband bill. do you think her actions make a difference when it comes to the public's perception of this scandal? >> i think it does because at first it helped him when it first came out months ago the first time. now she's put herself into this in a way that is very personal for them. what's interesting is this time i don't think her standing by him is making a difference. and it's actually tarnishing her excellent reputation. >> what can you tell us about christine quinn? >> i know polls are showing that she's the one who is getti intie
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break because of the scandal. she's an official in new york now and this is helping her. she's reaping the benefit of this. >> lynn, nice to talk to you. >> thank you. coming up next, bill karins and richard lui will be here for first buzz. we'll tell you what caught our eye today. ars are changing hands online. that's why the internet needs a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this going to be big. it's time to build a better enterprise. together.
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buzz. what do football and fruit bats all have in common? bill karins and richard lui join us. first, we're going to go to bill karins who is getting ready for "way too early." >> i need to ask you if we
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should ban this story from now. the annual events we always show you. one like throwing tomatoes, running of the bulls. this is flug tag. they build these flying contraptio contraptions. is it it really entertaining? is this something you want to see? >> the only thing that's enterta entertaining is the word flugtag. >> i think we should stick with it. it's hilarious to seem these lame devices, caricatures. >> you would go see it then? >> i would. stick with it. >> i'd ban it it. >> it's also about the football? >> it is. this is a crazy t-shirt here. rex ryan, the coach of the jets, with the fan. the fan in this picture he tweeted out, the t-shirt says this team makes me drink. the big question for the jets, this guy by the way says he's had season tickets since 1995.
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he tailgates at all the jets games. he's jet life until the next life. the big question is, who is going to be holding the football when it it comes to preseason? who is going to be quarterback. that's what's driving this guy to drink. >> we're going to have to watch. >> two or three weeks. >> now on to your awe moment of the day. take a look. this is your cute animal video. these are little baby fruit bats. they are fruit bats from australia. you don't like them? >> like that. but not hanging upside down. >> it's so cute. this woman rescues fruit bats and costs her $1,000 a week. look at that. >> who is this woman saving fruit bats? >> she's a woman in australia with a big heart. i think they are adorable. they are like furry flying foxes. >> they don't bite, though? >> i can't tell you whether they bite or not. they are just cute. >> i'll give you that.
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i give you your monday awe. >> thank you for siding with me on that. >> but not on flugtag. this is "first look" on msnbc. stay tuned because "way too early" with bill karins starts right now. not just because of these scandals, that certainly has. he didn't have the qualifications when he was in congress. >> anthony weiner is looking for a new campaign manager this morning after the head of his campaign staff resigned over the weekend. the news comes amid-new questions if he used campaign crash to cover up his transgressi transgressions. we're tracking a rough weekend for travelers around the globe. and mr. derek jeter has risen to new heights. he homers on the first pitch in his first at bat after the injury.
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did the yankees win? this is "way too early." good morning. i'm bill karins in for brian shactman. it's monday, july 29th. negotiators will sit down for peace talks. they will meet in washington, d.c. it follows a series of recent moves of those relations thanks to john kerry. over the weekend israel announced the release of 104 palestinian prisoners. many were convicted of killing israelis. the move was met with protests from the victims' families. neither government is providing a framework for negotiations, which will likely focus on the borders, juish settlements and control of


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