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it's thursday, december 10th. coming up on "early today." donald trump support grows as the controversy over his muslim ban proposal draws comment from the greatest of all time. new fbi details on the couple's online courtship, discussing jihad. >> online, as late as -- as earl ea as the it end y as the end of the 2013, they were talking about martyrdom before they were married. and a tanker explosion in alabama forces residents to
and court room outbursts parenthood. andnt check it out, the puppies. "early today" starts right now. good morning. today, members of congress are receiving high level classified briefings on the san bernardino shootings. as for the couple who killed 14,14 signs. washington. what are wesh expecting to learn today? >> reporter: we may not learn a lot because it is classified. law makers may certainly get a lot more detail about what the investigation is revealing at this point and they'll give us somes sense afterwards as to whether or not they're satisfied with what they're hearing.
about this investigation is surprising. fbi directorrp comy was here on the heels yesterday telling law makers some of what they did not know so far about the investigation. that these two were radicalized before they started -- as he put it -- dating each other online, asnl early as the end of 2013, they were13 talking about jihad and martyrdom and that was before the rise of isis and beershe travel beer before tashfeen travelled here on a edvisa. and before that, syed farook was talking to his neighbor about a possible attack. that neighbor is now being questioned. heti provided two of the four weapons -- that relative, he's also a distant relative --
used in the attack. donald trump is again threatening a third party bid. he's been under aby the so-called establishment for his muslim ban. >> if i'm treated fairly, i would never do it. if i'm not treated fairly, i might very well do it. fairly. >> trump's political rivals have already condemned his proposal and now we're hearing from other big names. and trump tweeted obama said in his speech that muslims are our sports heroes. what sport is he talking about and who is obama profiling? many were quick to point out one if not the greatest of all time, ali, trump who he met in 2007. and yesterday, the champ released an anti-isis statement
"speaking as someone who has never been accused of political correctness, i believe our political leaders should bring understanding to clairify that these misguided murderers have perverted people's views on what islam really is." basketball legend, kareem abdul-jabbar, his latest piece, what donald trump and isis have in common.. south carolina. atro 35%. his support actually jumped eightum points after his statement. from 30% during the first two two. for more on that we go to nbc's katy tur. >> reporter: donald trump isn't quieting down. >> these are people outside the country, so we're not really
this isn't about religion, this is about safety. >> our freedom is bound up with the freedom of others. regardless of what they look like or where they come from or their last name is or what faith they practice. >> reporter: the country remain divided and according to a poll, bloomberg find nearly 2/3 agree with the ban. >> who's chopping off people's heads? >> reporter: parliament will consider a 300,000 plus petition to ban the candidate. >> will they consider making donald trump another -- >> reporter: and now trump planning an end of the month
ymbol of real estate.. you have ever met. >> are you bigoted in any way?y? >> no, i don't think so. >> islam foeb? pp . a minnesota man is accused of aconspiring to help isis. the somali man was arrested yesterday andre charge would conspiracy to offer help. they say he tried to help other young men from o the somali community travel to syria to help fight for isis. dramatic footage overnight from birmingham, alabama, where a tanker exploded. firepl officials say one of the cylinders ruptured and ignited another chemical on the truck.
the fire is under control and crews are now olconducting a hazmat clean up. protesters took to the streets in chicago.ch it's the latest fall out from the f recently released video from last year that shows an officer shooting a teenager 16 times. t sfwlrks an >> reporter: an emotional meeting that chicago police board. >> they brought a birch of unch of liars and thieves and destroyed a community i a put my life in. >> reporter: this just hours afterou protesters shut down streets calling on mayor rahm emmanuel to shut down. he accepted responsibility for his handlingli of the fatal police
>> if we're going to begin the healing process, the first step in that journey is my step and i'm sorry.so >> reporter: the anger was ignited last month with the release of dash cam video shat showed a chicago police officer shooting a 17-year-old 16 times. the officer is now charge would guilty. last week chicago's police chief was fired. the mayor admitted police and city leaders need to earn the public's trust. >> it is a painful process and a long journey because of the issues we need to confront. >> reporter: earlier this week, the justice department launched a civil rights investigation into the chicago police department. dan scheneman, nbc news. >> both sides digging indiana in chicago. little doubt remains of the motive to the killing of a
springs. and the suspect appeared in court yesterday. among his nearly 16 outbursts, he railed against planned parenthood. >> kill thnte babies. that's what planned parenthood does. >> deer is charge would d with 179 felony accounts. a comp taens hearing is skaejled for december 23rd. the pacific northwest continues to take a pounding. so i fryer is in the flood zone. >> reporter: a parade of storms marching to the pacific northwest isac flooding roads and neighborhoods so quickly those caught off guard nide eed to be rescued. and rivers of mud under roads and homes. and one briefly trapped a man
massive sink hole took out two lanes of road. and some with more than 12 inches of rain. >> when the water reaches the road, we have about two hours to blowou the second whistle. >> reporter: no one is taking chancesak as the storm parade marchs s marches on. >> bill karins is here. >> northwest known for gloomy weather and light rain. this is a parade of storms. and this is one of the storm fatalities in the portland, oregon area. this tree split the house in half and unfortunately, a 60-year-old woman did die in that tree crash. look at this storm as it goes across the pacific and slams
shot of rain coming up i-5 from eugene to portland and that will be right along the coast of washington state into areas near seattle and what's different about this stormnt is we're going to focus g a lot of rain and snow in northern california. we like it. now we're starting to get this further to the south and eventually we'll get good snow out of this d too. so, late tonight and into tomorrow the travel will be most difficult and from mammoth lakes to interstate 80, 1 to 2 feet of snow and winds could gust up to 80 miles per hour. day ahead. the other side of the country is still feeling like maybe midfall instead of the end of fall. 70s in texas. we're going to be near 60 in chicago. buffalo at 55. even northern vermont, 50 degrees. we could see record highs in
the number of boston college students who've gotten sick from eating at a nearby chipotle has sky rocketed to 120. later on "today," the exclusive interview with the foupd nder and ceo of chipotle. and the first baltimore police officer tried in the death of freddy gray testified in his own defense yesterday. he said he did not call for medical help because gray showed
request medical attention. he also said he did not secure gray's seatbelt because it's typically the driver's responsibility. they have argued that he contributed by not calling for medical help and not buckling him in. this holiday season it seems the hoverboard is one of the most hottest items, literally. the lithium batteries have a history of over heating and catching fire and because they're not toys or vehicles, they're not regulated. the consumer product safety commission is investigating those fires. now check out the world's first puppies to be born through in vitro furtalization. this technology may allow doctors to prevent genetic diseases like cancer.
let's get down to business. futures are higher and the dow swung 360 points but closed 75 points down and crude oil near a six year low. americans are willing to miller. the harris poll survey poled over 2,000 u.s. adults and they found millennials are willing to spend the most. those irresponsible kids. mayweather packio.
this morning on "today," the new holiday display fad that's creating danger in the sky. find out why the faa is weighing in on those laser light christmas decorations. the head of the ufc announced a rematch between holly holm and ronda rousy will take place july 9th in las vegas. rousy is still recovering from the second round knock out. deandre jordan a los angeles easily picks up their third conseculative win.
now for the fun stuff, some entertainment news. luke skywalker himself, mark hammal hosting a special on light sabers. carry fisher's dog, gary now on instagram, the pooch gained a following after recent interviews by fisher to promote ""star wars: the force awakens."" youtube releasing its annual rewind video looking at the year's best videos and it celebrates the web sites 10th year and includes performances stars.
wu tang's copy of the single album, the person known for rising the price of the prescription to $750. and very overtly "game of thrones." it includes the house of stark motto, winter is coming. >> creative. i like it. and amy poehler revealing her biggest year on "the tonight show" last night. >> what's your biggest fear? >> easy. being mistaken for j-lo. and then being asked to dance. and dancing better than j-lo. and j-lo being angry. me. that's my biggest fear. >> who knew amy poehler and i have so much in common.
>> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's three minutes before 5:00 in new england." >> sarah: here are some of the you. new this morning, new hampshire police say they've made an arrest that stopped a year's long crime spree. they say a pelham man is responsible for several armed robberies and an elementary school bomb threat. >> christa: two boston firefighters are recovering after they were shot while trying to make a rescue. luckily those firefighters' injuries are minor. >> sarah: some campus police officers at northeastern will soon be carrying high-powered rifles. officials say it will keep students and staff safe, but
are expressing concern. >> christa: this could be a record payout. how much money the state could be getting to recover from last year's historic winter. we'll have those stories coming your way in a moment. >> sarah: it cannot be as bad this year as last year, right, j.r.? >> jeremy: we're not going to do that again, i guarantee you that much. right now boston at 45. bedford 44. i realize at this pace you're thinking, are we even going to have a winter. it's off to such a slow start. this map right here, this might be a map we show you for normal high temp, but the morning temps are in the middle 40s. so very high out there. the reason being, there are clouds. there have been a couple sprinkles and even a few isolated showers. most of the activity still well west of boston, even west of worcester. they are moving at a good clip. they're going to move through the worcester hills and eventually into metro west in the next one to two hours. the morning commute features clouds for sure and a passing shower and more likely just some sprinkles. this is not an overwhelming rain event.
in the way of the morning commute, although the pavement will briefly be damp. as we step through the morning, we start to see the showers and sprinkles move away. and we'll see some developing sunshine as we head toward lunchtime and into this afternoon. cool front is what is responsible for this scattering of raindrops across new england. but oddly enough, no cold air with this cold front. if anything it will be warmer than yesterday. temperatures yesterday were in the 40s. this afternoon 55 to 60. boston later on today at 59. framingham 57. hyannis at 55. very spring-like feel through the day. for tonight, mostly cloudy. still mild. and tomorrow. rain on cape cod. clouds everywhere else with some sunshine. pleasant tomorrow near 60. >> christa: it's 5:00 a.m. new this morning, police say a crime spree in new hampshire has now come to an end. how they were finally able to catch up with this man who was wanted for years. >> sarah: a rescue mission on