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lesson with dick cheney and donald ♪ breaking news overnight. five more explosive devices found in new jersey, including one that exploded when the bomb squad was cutting in the wires. >> we've also got the latest on the new york city bombing as president obama landed in man ha hatten. new details surrounding a stabbing attack at a mall. gas prices could sky rocket 20 cents a gallon almost overnig overnight. "early today" starts right now. the country is waking up on high alert this morning as an all-out man hunt is underway in
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new york after two bombs were planted in manhattan. and two overnight investigations taking place, one on the bridge where five were taken into custody. and in neighboring new jersey similar devices were discovered. one then exploding in a busy train station. the city's mayor spoke to nbc about that explosion. >> extremely concerned for the residents of the community but more importantly extremely concerned with everybody in the state and country where somebody can just go and drop a backpack into a garbage can that has multiple explosives and you have to wonder how many people could have been hurt? i don't have the expertise to determine the blast function of that. but based on the loudness, i think people could have been
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severely hurt or injured if they were in the vicinity when that one went off. >> reporter: good morning. the mayor here of elizabeth, new jersey says multiple devices have been discovered here. when the bomb squad was cutting into the first device, we heard a loud explosion, sending officers and people standing in this area running in different directions. the mayor says it was one of a backpack full of five devices that suddenly went off. he says they're looking at the other four devices and trying to recover those and remove them from this area. they were looking at these devices and concerned about them when the bomb squad had been here for three or four hours when we heard that explosion. he says that had this bag of
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suspicious devices gone off, it was about three 00 feet from a pub, it could have killed or maimed several people. the situation still unfolding . still a very fluid situation. and overnight law enforcement officials tell nbc news they may have surveillance video that puts a possible suspect at the center of the man hant atta -- manhattan at the scene. and it went off, injuring 29 people. the other placed inside a pressure cooker was taken for analysis, later disabled in a remote location. while all twine victims have been released from the hospital, we still don't know who deliberately set off that blast. a similar bombing took place on the new jersey shore. and the one in new york, there
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on the right. thankfully no one was hurt in that attack. it started late and the race was scently ca subsequently canceled. investigators are trying to piece together what if any connection there may have been between the two attacks. chris, a lautof the details have been breaking overnight. what have you learned? >> reporter: the scene is still active out here on west 23rd street as police investigate the bomb that went off saturday night. with all the developments we've seen, the tone and 10 etenner oe investigation has taken on another aspect. and several sources have told nbc news that they fear there might be some active terror cell in the new york/new jersey area.
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preliminary information. the fears of some investigators speaking with inetnnbc news. and last night at 5:30, there was a car pulled over on the verrazano bridge and they're trying to tie everything together. all of this happened at the start of the u.n. general assembly and security would already be tight and additional thousand national guard troops and state troopers here for safety. >> and they fear it might possibly happen again. right now a greater sense of alert as president obama and world leaders convene right here in manhattan for the start of the general assembly and as the manhunt continues t comes as president obama prepares for his final u.n. appearance, along
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with high profile attendees. and minnesota remains on edge this morning after word that a member of the islamic state carried out the mall stabbing spree. a man wielded what appeared to be a kitchen knife. they said he yelled "allah." he charged me with a knife and said are you a muslim? and how do you respond when someone has a knife a foot from your face? >> off-duty police officer, jason faulkner, took him down. >> as the suspect was lunging with him at the knife, not only did he fire, the suspect went down, he came back up on three different occasions.
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>> the fbi is calling it a potential act of terrorism. the suspect has yet to be publically identified. but local leaders have urged unity in the midst of potential backlash against muslims. and just one week until the first presidential debate. and the leading candidates could not have reacted more differently. donald trump tweeting quote -- and hally jackson has more. >> reporter: after multiple attacks, two very different responses. >> just before i got off the plane, a bomb went off in new york. >> reporter: donald trump reacting fast, just minutes after reports surfaced, before authorities had confirmed what happened. >> we're going to get tough, and strong and vigilant and we're
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going to end it. kwaelt warmest regards and best wishes and condolences to the victims. late saturday, counseling caution, hillary clinton. >>ialver more to say about it when we actually know some facts. >> reporter: from both nominees a striking contrast that underscores their approach to national security. >> do they want somebody demonstrated they know people and know the facts or somebody who supposedly in his gut just can deal with issues. >> reporter: it's a distinction not lost on either campaign. clinton's camp touting her background, trump's team, his tough talk. >> mr. trump is doing very well on who would manage radical islamic terrorism. >> reporter: still, even as trump campaigns on showing strength, he's under fire for his national security stance
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from some top republicans, including now two-time defense secretary, gates calling trump "beyond repair." >> absolute clown, robert gates. believe me, i'm so much better at what he's doing than he is. >> reporter: more people say they trust trump on terror. but on who would be best commander and chief, clinton has the edge. a consfliktflicted electorate. details just ahead ow about gas prices. we're finally seeing a little bit of fall here? >> unfortunately the cool air is not going to get all the way in. it's going to remain humid. as we take the timing through the day, 7:00 a.m. until noon, to the coast. and by 7:00 p.m., most of the heavy rains shifting to the
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south. and we're expecting upwards of one to three inches. now a closer look at your day ahead. well, we're also watching that warm air continuing from wichita to joplin to dallas city. no signs of fall whatsoever throughout the heartline. "early today" is back in two. n . that's why our craftsmen season every sausage perfectly. so you can coax out great flavor effortlessly. hillshire farm. because it's worth doing right. at hillshire farm, there's a reason our slow roasted turkey taste so fresh seconds after carving, we not only seal every slice, we double seal it. the results are something to savor. hillshire farm. because it's worth doing right.
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one of the ways toot do that is expose them and you can do that through trials. >> coming up on "today." and from one nobel peace prize winning economist. >> very good to see you guys. we have a couple of big rallies here in the market. oil price, and equities rallied. so much for wait and see, see what the fed does. we get that fed decision on wednesday. most people think we're going to get no move on the interest rate. nobel prize winner says if donald trump wins the presidential election and there is a trade war with china we could have big problems. there could be a big correction of u.s. living standards and a net loss of jobs. and he gives him an "f" in economics. elsewhere, two samsung galaxy
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took place last night. and host, jimmy kimmel showed he wasn't afraid to get a little political. take a look. >> hey, you're driving? >> yeah, i'm in between jobs right now. you know you can make $12 an hour driving for uber? >> i did not know that. i have to get downtown for the emmy's. >> wow, what's that like? >> many have asked who is to blame for donald trump? the donald trump phenomenon and i'll tell you who because he's sitting right there. that's right, that guy. mark burnett, the man who brought us "celebrity apprentice." thanks to mark burnett, we don't have to watch reality shows anymore, we're living in one. >> that was very funny of him to participate in that.
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good sport. >> the people versus o.j. simpson took home for courtney b. vance and saurau pau aund sa. and "m malic for "mr. robot" and on the right, you see julia louie dreyfuss. her fifth consecutive win for "ve "veep." and she had a spells dedication. >> i'd like to dedicate this to my father, willy louie driefing who passed away on friday and i'm so glad that he liked me because his opinion was the one that really mattered. thank you. >> you see how she was shaking? >> really emotional. she's really been an absolute
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a.-list star how she's been carrying herself. and it was nice to see her bring the real marcia clark. >> and sorry for what the media did to you all those years. >> and the moments the internet went crazy for, like when lesley jones addressed the cyber bullying. >> since you're good at keeping things safe, i got a job for you. my twitter account. put that in the vault, please. >> jimmy kimmel took a timeout for celebrity foot break as well. >> my mother made 7,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. is anyone hungry right now? if you're allergic to peanuts, then i guess this is good bye, because we can only afford one epiy pen. >> and kate mckinnen thanks the
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best impressions when accepting the emmy for best supporting actress. >> thank you ellen degeneres, thank you hillary clinton. thank you, hillary clinton. >> clinton even responded via twitter to congratulate her on the big win. >> bill clinton and her together. but she looks fantastic and more power to her, especially after this election cycle, who knows what character she's going to be. >> and we're just weeks away from the season premier of "snl." so i'm sure we'll see a lot of her come election day in november. >> and a lot of material. celebrating birthdays, jimmy fallon, 42 years old. and adam west is 88. and james lipten turns 90. this is "early today." at hillshire farm, spice is the spice of life. that's why our craftsmen season every sausage perfectly. so you can coax out great flavor effortlessly.
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k-y intense. right now on "nbc 10 news today," explosive devices found, train service along the busy northeast corridor shut down after a big filled with what officials say looked like pipe bombs was found in a north jersey train station. explosion investigation. this video shows the moment the device blew up saturday night in new york city. more than two dozen people were hurt and right now, five people are being questioned. and shooting rampage. we're learning new details about the man philadelphia police say ambushed an officer and also shot five other people. nbc 10 breaking news. >> just about 4:30. we are following breaking news. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm pamela osborne. we'll have much more on the
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breaking news story and how it could impact your commute coming up. first, we get to meteorologist bill henley with the first alert neighborhood forecast and bill, a muggy start to this monday morning. >> muggy and stormy, too, for parts of the area. the mugginess you'll feel in wilmington, philadelphia and trenton. look at the heavy downpours and thunderstorms in lancaster, berks and lehigh county. in reading it's falling at a rate of almost 3 inches an hour. it will make its way to the philadelphia area and the rest of the area during the day today. the temperatures will be holding in the 70s. 76 muggy degrees right now inç philadelphia. it's 73 in new jersey and the lehigh valley with some rain moving in, 07 degrees right now. a rainy start and somewhat stormy, too, those thunderstorms into the morning hours and even this afternoon for much of the area during the day today. grab your umbrella. haven't had to use it much. today it will get a workout. upper 70s this afternoon with a potential for heavy rain at times, showers and thunderstorms in the lehigh valley and for
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delaware, temperatures in the 70s this afternoon. i'll go through the futurecast, hour by hour to show you when you can expect to see the heavy rain in your area. first, jessica boyington with first alert traffic. >> bill, already a few things to talk about early this morning. we're starting off on the schuylkill expressway. our camera is around grays ferry where we have an accident scene with one lane getting by on to the eastbound side. you can see the police activity on the scene. there are lanes compromised there. also into the right-hand shoulder. police activity on the scene as well. now to our breaking news of the morning, so far, the northeast corridor service from elizabeth, new jersey into new york city is currently suspended due to a bomb scare. that affects septa and amtrak. there will be attempts to cross-honor tickets this morning for new jersey transit buses and additional carriers as well. we'll have updates and more details on how to get yourself into new york. now more on that breaking news right now, train service on the northeast corridor is rt


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