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state. plus, hillary clinton campaigns in coal country and is forced to answer tough questions over her past comments about putting the industry out of business. >> i just want to know how you can say you're going to put a lot of coal miners out of jobs and then come in here and tell us how you're going to be our friend. because those people out there don't see you as a friend. >> we'll have clinton's response, plus overcoming 5,000 to 1 odds to make sports history. it's 5:30 on the east coast, 2:30 out west and this is "way too early." good morning. it's tuesday, may 3rd, i'm jonathan capehart. donald trump hopes to rack up another win in indiana and in doing so he is hoping to close out the republican primary season. trump needs 46% of the remaining delegates to win a majority on
the first convention ballot. something both of his opponents are incapable of. a majority think that ted cruz and john kasich should drop out of the race. 52% for cruz, 63% for kasich. polls close at 6:00 p.m. local time in the state. that spans both eastern and central time zones and the latest polling indicates it could be an early night with trump opening up a 15-point lead. but ted cruz doesn't think so, speaking at his rally last night. >> we've got 21 hours. i want to ask you right now, donald trump and i are effectively tied in the state of indiana. it is neck and neck. >> now, for the democrats, hillary clinton now leads bernie sanders by nearly 800 delegates. she needs a mere 19% of delegates remaining to sew up the nomination. bernie sanders though not mathematically out. needing 81% of remaining delegates. the latest nbc news/"wall street
journal"/marist poll shows bernie sanders four points back in indiana. a new cnn/orc poll shows him eight points down nationally with little movement. and the race has seen a literal reversal of fortunes. clinton eclipsing sanders in monthly fund-raising for the first time in 2016. she raised money capitalizing on trump's women comments. and trump rolled out support from exnotre dame lou holtz endorsed trump in a video. >> there's nothing but winners in indiana. the main reason i endorsed him, i played his golf course and he stayed in his hotel. he does nothing but go first class. he wants this country to be first class as well. >> and trump took others with him on the tlal. -- trail.
native football great fred the hammer williamson introduced him and gene keady campaigned for him and exbasketball coach digger phelps fired up the crowd where trump talked about immigration and finishing off ted cruz. >> but i have never seen a guy like this. i have never seen -- he even said, donald trump will not be i would the wall. he said he's not going to build the wall. not build the wall? we are building the wall. but i've got this cry, cruz, lyin' ted, donald trump has said he's not going to build the wall. i think he's crazy. i think he's crazy. lyin' ted does not have thor the perment to do this. he's choking like a dog. we have to get out and vote. >> as ted cruz was leaving a campaign stop in marion, indiana, yesterday, half dozen
donald trump supporters were across the street holding signs and crying out, lose with cruz. and do the math. that's when cruz bypassed his motorcade and went over to speak with them. here's part of that exchange. >> i'm running to be everyone's president. those who vote for me and -- >> we don't want you. >> well, you're entitled to your view. >> do the math. >> do the math. >> you asked kasich to drop out. it's your turn. take your own word. >> you know on the wall that donald told "the new york times" editorial that he's not going to deport anyone. >> you're lying. >> once again, lyin' ted. >> well, sir, actually -- >> take down isis. he'll take down the -- >> civilized people don't scream and yell at each other. >> where's your goldman sachs jacket? your wife works there. >> i was supported by 1.3 million contributions all over the country. our average contribution is $60. donald trump is deceiving you. he's playing you for a chump. sir, america is a better coun y country -- >> without you.
>> thank you for those kind sentiments. let me point out i have treated you respectfully the entire time. and a question everyone should ask -- >> are you canadian? >> do you want your kids repeating the words of donald trump? >> interesting moment, ted cruz's running mate carly fiorina was introducing cruz and family when she turned and stumbled off the stage. cruz's wife extended her hand toward fiorina. and an aide walked over to help her up. fiorina continued over and donald trump had this to say. >> she fell off the stage the other day. did anybody see that? and cruz didn't do anything. even i would have helped her, okay? they just showed it to me. said, wow, that's really cruel. she fell -- she just went down.
she went down a long way, right? she went down right in front of him and he was talking, he kept talking. he didn't look like -- that was a weird deal. >> i mean, come on. yesterday, hillary clinton took fire from all sides on her position on fossil fuels in indianapolis in front of nearly 8,000 people, bernie sanders continued to pressure the front-runner over her position on fracking. >> at a time of a global crisis with regard to clean water, we have got to end fracking. [ cheers and applause ] and that by the way is not secretary clinton's position. >> it's a divisive topic among democrats in states where fracking is already in play. in pennsylvania, where hillary clinton won for instance, exit polling showed 63% of democratic
voters oppose the practice. democrats who favored it overwhelmingly broke for clinton by two-thirds. those who opposed it were split evenly between the candidates and last night in west virginia, the heart of coal country, clinton faced protesters outside a round table and tough questions inside. bo copley, an out of work coal industry worker pressed clinton on the comments she made in a town hall in march. >> i'm the only candidate which has a policy about how to bring economic opportunity using clean renewable energy as the key into coal country. because we're going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business. right, tim? we're going to make it clear that we don't want to forget those people. those people labored in those mines for generations, losing their health, often losing their lives to turn on our lights and power our factories. now we've got to move away from coal. and all the other fossil fuels, but i don't want to move away from the people who did the best they could to produce the energy
that we relied on. >> the reason you hear those people out there saying some of the things that they say is because when you make comments like we're going to put a lot of coal miners out of jobs, these are the kind of people that you're affecting. this is my family. and my hope is in my god that's my future. i want to know how you can say you're going to put a lot of coal miners out of jobs and then come in here and tell us how you're going to be our friend. because those people out there don't see you as a friend. >> i know that, bo. and you know, i'm -- i don't know how to explain it other than what i said was totally out of context from what i meant because i have been talking about helping coal country for a very long time. and i did put out a plan last summer and it was a misstatement
because what i was saying is that the way things are going now, we'll continue to lose jobs. that's what i meant to say. i think that seems to be supported by the facts. i didn't mean that we were going to do it. what i said was, that is going to happen unless we take action to try to help and prevent it. so i don't -- i don't mind anybody being upset or angry. that's a perfect right for people to feel that way. i do feel a little bit sad and sorry that i gave folks the reason or the excuse to be so upset with me because that's not what i intended at all. i'll be honest with you, a lot of people said, just don't go to west virginia. right? you know? go to california. they want more votes there and they vote in june. just don't go. and then because of the misstatement that i made, which i apologize for, when i saw how it was being used, i know that
my chances are, you know, pretty difficult to be honest. i'm here because i want you to know whether people vote for me or not, whether they yell at me or not, is not going to affect what i'm going to try to do to help because i feel like that's a moral obligation. >> by the way, clinton stuck around and talked to bo and his wife about his family afterwards. let's turn to business now, where u.s. stocks posted their biggest one-day advance in more than two weeks. the same could not be said for apple. its shares slipped for an eighth straight loss. the longest losing streak for the tech giant in 18 years. cnbc's louisa bojesen is joining us live from london. tim cook tried to soothe fears yesterday, did it work? >> well, judging by the share price, not really. as you said this the longest losing streak that we have seen since what july of '98.
it's only happened four other times that we have had eight sessions in the row where the stock has been traded down. it will be interesting to see what happens today. what happens in the coming weeks, given this negativity that has been surrounding this stock. they came out with these larger models last year. here this year, we haven't seen the same type of takeup of their newer models in 2015/2016. there's also been a huge impact seen on the tech etfs. according to morning star, 75% of the tech etfs, they hold apple stock. hulu is developing a cable style online tv service that they hope to launch in the first quarter of 2017. they want to make the company a competitor to some of the more traditional pay tv providers out there. the new subscription service would be streaming fees for a lot of the popular broadcasts and cable tv channels, kind of netflix style. they're owned by walt disney. and 21st century fox. they're hoping to launch in the
beginning of 2017 and hoping to see popular uptake given what's happening in the world of tv at the moment. jonathan? >> all right. louisa bojesen, thank you. we turn to detroit where a mass teacher sickout is expected to continue for a second consecutive day today. nearly all 90 public schools were closed yesterday after half of the teachers called in sick in protest after the city said it wouldn't be able to pay them past june 30th. the lawmakers were urged to pass the package to keep the district afloat. the governor already signed an emergency $48 million to keep the district afloat through the end of the year. the stage is now set for what could be a major family drama over the fortune left behind by prince. the fight reached a minnesota courtroom yesterday and there's still many questions over how the superstar died. nbc's stephanie gosk has the latest. >> reporter: with concerns
growing that prescription pain killers may have played a role in prince's death, arsenio hall said he knew his friend was in pain. >> you know, i was aware of hip pain. >> correct. >> that he had. there was a point where he was having some pain. i never talked about that kind of thing. >> reporter: meanwhile, in minnesota, prince's siblings pushed through a mob of media to get into the courthouse. the first step in dividing the musician's fortune. the proceedings lasted ten minutes. tyka nelson, the pop star's sister and five half siblings are the only known heirs. no will has been found, the judge confirmed but the search for one continues. >> these estates can be some of the ugliest fights you have seen in probate court. people are throwing around all sorts of dirty laundry. it's all aired out for the public to see. >> reporter: prince's estate is worth $300 million and on top of new music sales there's a treasure trove of unreleased
tracks. almost impossible to put a price tag on. prince invested heavily in local real estate, owning at least 16 different properties in the minneapolis area worth close to $30 million. the mystery of prince's death only deepens. prescription pain killers were found on his body and in paisley park. finding out what role they may have played and if in and who prescribed them is at the heart of the ongoing investigation. >> that was nbc's stephanie gosk reporting. a federal judge in new york is set to decide the fate of former state assembly speaker sheldon silver today. the manhattan democrat who served as speaker for more nan two decades was convicted on seven counts of corruption last november. according to prosecutors, silver raked in millions of kick backs from schemes involving a real estate company and oncologist. they're citing the quote immeasurable damage he has done
to the public trust. defense lawyers who said they'll have appeal have asked for leniency, suggesting rigorous community service. still ahead on "way too early" one of the greatest achievements in all of sports. >> for the first time in their 132-year history, leicester city are the premier league champions. >> leicester city beats 5,000 to 1 odds to take the premier league title. we'll take you signed the improbable journey. that story and a check on weather when "way too early" comes right back. gomery and abigail higgins had...
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no pill relieves heartburn faster. all right. buckle up, time for sports. for the first time in its 132-year history, leicester city football club is the english premier league champion. after climbing out from the bottom of the standings and escaping relegation by winning 7 of the last match toftss season,
they completed one of biggest -- of the biggest triumphs. leicester could have wrapped it up on sunday, but only managed a draw leaving tottenham with room to keep it alive. but the 2-2 draw against chelsea puts the crown out of reach, securing leicester the first ever title with two games left in the season. they're the first new champions of england in 38 years since nottingham forest won it back in 1978. >> wow. >> really? nottingham forest, come on, man. >> where's robin hood? >> i know. where's my quiver? turning to last night's action in the nba playoff, the thunders' westbrook and durant -- hey, bill, listen to this. they combined for 57 points as they had a one-point victory to even up the semifinal match-up at one game apiece. but the win wouldn't come
without some controversy. officials said after the game they should have called an offensive foul during the late game sequence. that would have turned over possession to the spurs. trailing by a point in the game's final seconds. bill, in cleveland, the cavaliers tip it off with a 104-93 win over the hawks. cleveland blew an 18-point lead in that second half, falling behind in the fourth quarter. but a game-high 25 point effort from lebron james keeps the cavs a perfect 9-0 against -- >> more importantly, going to do space jams. in last night's stanley cup playoff, bill, the pentagon -- the penguins -- [ laughter ] -- the penguins survive a pair of goals scored by the caps in the third period. beating washington 3-2 for the one-game advantage after -- >> rename them the pentagons. >> the capitals, kind of lame. the pentagons -- >> look, i'm a political guy.
i see pen and i think of pentagon. >> the quiver was great. >> and the poor caps. >> now for the weather. >> did you get caught in the storms in d.c.? >> no. i didn't. >> you escaped just in time. this was in potomac, maryland, there were 112 reports of large hail in the region. we had the severe storms yesterday. not too much damage. i'm sure a couple of vehicles with dents in them. as we go throughout the morning, no longer dealing with severe storms. although there's some lightning here. a gloomy morning right down from new york city and philadelphia and d.c. a lot of light rain. the roads will have water on them. the morning will get better as we go. then the afternoon ride home should be dry. a region of concern, 9 million people at risk of severe storms today. we'll start probably with the
storms developing over the top of you in charlotte to winston-salem and greensboro and then track toward the coast. large hail is the biggest threat. the clock takes us to 2:00. there's the storms forming. by 4:00, raleigh durham, area, fayetteville and then races to the coast by 10:00 or 11:00 this evening. all the great weather, on the east coast, it's in the middle of the nation. the east coast will be gloomy until the weekend. some of us are enjoying it. >> all right, bill, thanks. kensington palace versus the white house. even justin trudeau is talking about bringing it. high level trash talk over the invictus games, coming up. taking control of your health isn't easy.
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this morning it looks like we may be looking at a possible rewrite of american history. the marine corps is investigating this iconic associated press world war ii photograph of six marines raising the flag at iwo jima. specifically if one of the men was misidentified. the photographer joe rosenthal didn't get the men's names at the time. they were identified after some confusion and the investigation comes after two amateur historians began raising questions in a long piece from the omaha world herald. now, the photo helped lift the spirits of war weary americans when it was published in 1945.
a social media war erupted between the first lady and president and england over the invictus games. they're battling it out in wheelchair basketball. two hours after the obamas posted a twitter, prince harry replied with a special guest. >> message? oh, from michelle. all right. shall we watch it together. >> yes. >> hey, prince harry, remember when you told us to bring it at the invictus games. >> careful what you wish for. >> oh, really? please. >> boom. [ laughter ] >> i love that. the queen's so great. yesterday, canadian prime minister justin trudeau joined the trash talking. >> i thought i'd show our
friends in the u.s. and the u.k. how canada brings it, your image es tri, prince harry, president and mrs. obama -- boom! orlando, invictus games, canada's ready. >> a whole new meaning to oh canada. prince harry founded the games in 2013 named after the poem invictus by william ernest who was an amputee himself. armed services from around the world will compete in orlando on may 8th. that does it for me and "way too early." coming up on "morning joe" voters in indiana will cast their ballots at the top of the hour and polls show ted cruz might be in trouble. we'll tell you where things stand now. "morning joe" is minutes away. i. with the pressure of my hand i can draw lightly, just like i would with a real pencil. i've been a forensic artist for over 30 years. i do the composite sketches which are the bad guy sketches.
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