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it's friday, december 11th. coming up on "early today," breaking overnight, four killed in a medical helicopter crash. new details ahead. trump showe as the rnc prepared for a convention battle and the latest on where the donald stands. st searching for new clues in a san bernardino terror investigation. plus, janice joplin's auction. and a must see will ferrell in a oncy.
the seemingly unshakeable rise of donald trump marchs on. his popularity is exploding surrounding the proposal of his proposed muslim ban. according to a new nbc news wall street journal poll, 57% oppose his ban. and support for the ban out numbers the opposition, 42 to 36 p. and last night, hillary clinton says she does not find donald trump funny. >> but now he has gone way over ther saying now is not only shameful and wrong, it's dangerous. >> even ben carson is getting in on the action. he wrote in the uk's the telegraph saying donald trump may be afraid of muslims but he
and just hours ago after being indorsed by a key police union, an, very strict executive action. >> anybody killing a police officer, death penalty. we can't let this go. >> but there could be trouble on thero horizon. early signs of a fracture in the unofficial ceasefire between cruz and trump. could that be over? >> reporter: it's kind of interesting. when cruz was asked about trump in recent days, including yesterday, he really tries not to take the bait but he was asked specifically about comments he made at a private fund p raiser. listen to what ted cruz had to say in response about that and whether or not he thinks donald
>> what i will say is this. the course of ana i presidential election, the voters are going to mak ge a decision about every candidate and ultimately, the decision is who has the right judgment? experience and judgment to serve as commander and chief and every of us who is running is being assessed by the voters under that metric and that's exactly why wexa have a democratic election to determine that. >> reporter: when it comes to donald trump, he's still on top in the numbers. and very controversial, his ban supported by a plurality of republicans. and independents aren't go for it. 57% opposing this bann but he is very popular among the
77% of republicans say they like how out spoken he is, they like how he's bringing up issues p. ss and while they like thee issues he's bringing up, the electerate seems split on how to deal with those issues. and as the gop comes to grips with donald trump's plan for muslims and refugees, a military plane carrying syrian refugees arrived at canada's airport and after processing, they'll get a meal and winter clothing. true dough plans to resettle by february. thefe air strikes against isis have taken out the group's finance minister.
most experienced members in the group's financial network. and another senior leader was also killed in recent weeks. this comes as a new poll shows americans are more fearful about the likelihood of another terrorist attack than any time other than after 9/11. meanwhile, officials are continuing their investigation into the san bernardino shooters and now new leads have pointed investigators to a lake only a shooting happened. the fbi has deployed dive teams evidence. here with theid latest. >> reporter: the fbi sent divers to search a lake three miles from where the shooting took place. authorities say it is related to their investigation but decline to say how. >> we're seeking evidence of
this particular crime. >> reporter: meantime, they continue to question syed farook's friend, marquez. after going on a drinking binge following the massacre and now feels remorse. he has not been arrested or charged. investigators say he told farook and him discussed staging an attack in 2012 but got cold feet when four southern california men wereor arrested for plotting to kill u.s. soldiers in afghan afghanistan afghanistan. marquez and farook once lived next door to each other in this neighborhood and were close friends and they say farook's brother is married to a ukrainian woman whose sister is
they're looking at whether that marriage was a sham, a favor he did for farook. marquez's mother has told nbc news, she didn't know her son was married either. and all she wants to say is "he's a great kid." for more than six years, it's been a mystery, why did sergeant joe bergdahl leave his post in 2009 and wind up the longest held pow since the second world war.wa and he made a surprise return featuring bergdahl himself. here's national correspondent, peter alexander. >> reporter: sergeant bo bo bergdahl breaking his silence. for years he was america's only prison of war after walking off his out post in afghanistan
bergdahl's compelling first person account is featured in a new season of the wildly popular pod cast, cereal searal cereal serial. he cast himself as a super soldier. but critics argue bergdahl, held hostage for nearly five years, was a traitor, later swapped for five detainees from guantanamo bay. serial offering maximum exposure. >> the more information people have about sergeant bergdahl, his motivation, the better. >> reporter: nine months after the white house ceremony with his parents, white house republicans argue the obama
makers with the prisoner switch. >> they misled congress about these negotiations. >> reporter: to this day, burlg bergdahl's haunted about his years in captivity. awaiting a decision about his future, he's still an active duty soldier in san antonio. if court marshalled, he could face life in prison. now, first lady michelle obama is many things, she can ad rap to her resume. check it out. south side chicago, we all know we had to devote time to make a tomorrow and kids in michigan, that could be you >> yep, that's the first lady rapping with snl's jay ferrule who happens to do an amazing impression of her husband.
million times in less than 24 hours. it's part of the first lady's reach higher initiative. d.j. floats in the white his ous. and a spectacular show. the severe thunderstorm lasted just a few minutes but not before pelting the city with hail stones and nbc's meteorologist bill karins is here with the friday forecast. >> there's some great and some not so good and those down under, it's their summer now. and another little piece of the storm moving on shore in the northwest. today's forecast, we're looking very nice, unusually warm, texas, oklahoma, all the way through the midwest, into areas of the northeast, all the stormy weather rain is going to be heading to the rockies. by saturday, the storm will
central plains p. we have very warm air and even snow likely in colorado. 73 in dallas. that's where we could see severe weather, maybe even isolated tornado or two. so, the area at greatest risk, wichita to oklahoma city, really i 35 to the dallas fort worth year area and back across to abilene abilene. i don't expect a tornado outbreak but a few are possible saturday afternoon and evening. and then a line of strong storms will move the to louisiana. and the middle of the country is the stormy spot. now a closer look at the day ahead. well, we have cooled off in the northern plains plains. north dakota only in the 30s. probably right about where you should be this time of year. and great lakes into the northeast upper temperatures. this will be a very warm weekend
some breaking news from california this morning. a medical helicopter crashed in a field while flying to a nearby hospital. there are no reported survives, with four confirmed dead. the search was started last night and they say the chopper went down in dense fog. mayor maloy, people with a no fly list will be banned from buying guns in the state.
executive order of this kind. former oklahoma city police officer was found guilty by a jury yesterday. he was convicted on 18 counts of sexual assault, rape and other offenses. the jury recommended a total of 263 years in prison served consecutively. sentencing set for january 21st. brother of reality star, kristen cavallari was found dead in utah yesterday. search crews found a body believed to be michael's about five miles from his car. his sister stated quote you had such a good heart and will be forever missed. let's get down to business. suth bes has told a psychedelic porsche for a whopping $1.76
it belonged to rocker janice joplin. and i'm sure it was a little piece of her heart, that porsche. an anonymous bidder just spent more than half a million dollars on a rare 1952 mickey mantle rookie card. it sold through dallas based heritage auction. this sets a new record for your mantle baseball card. taking a break from changing course with her company, murisau mayor welcomes identical twin girls thursday morning and her company opted out of a planned spin off with site alibaba. and the cardinals could be headed to the nfl playoffs.
floyd who goes the distance to score on a 42-yard pass play. and bridgewater ties the game. and chandler nails a 47-yarder for the win. 23-20 arizona as becomes the second team to clinch a playoff spot. it was a battle in chicago. bulls-clippers. blake griffon goes for the block but he gets across the head. they called it a flagrant two foul. automatic ejection for griffon. it proved costly. and fourth ranked iowa state needed a huge rally to beat iowa. and the state remains unbeaten. just ahead, a case of
will ferrell joined billy eichner on billy on the street. >> who's the best in the movie "elf?" >> i would say the elf. >> what's his name? >> buddy. >> no, what's his real name? you've never seen "elf." >> i'm right here. john stewart channelling donald trump "the late show." >> these 9/11 folks -- let me tell you something, hey, these 9/11 first responders are the most top notch diamond incrusted heroes america can produce. if i'm elected and i will be elected, i will build a wall around politics and i will make
>> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. we're getting things started on friday morning on "today in new england." >> sarah: here are some of the stories we're working on. revere police investigating a double murder. three people were shot at a triple-decker last night. the d.a. confirms that two people were kill and the other has serious injuries. no arrests have been made at the time. >> christa: red line commuters getting back on track this morning as investigators still look into what caused this train to take off unmanned yesterday. right now officials say that operator error is most likely to blame in and the conductor is now on paid administrative leave. >> sarah: and matt damon could be returning to his cambridge roots. why the local actor is being
spring. >> christa: i know what j.r. is going to say: how do you like them apples? >> jeremy: no. >> christa: you're going to surprise me today. >> jeremy: i know i say that a lot. i realize i need a new bag of apples. through the day, fog right now. that fog is democratic national convention. and this -- that fog is democratic national convention. this time of year it could be difficult to get rid of this fog. it's a mild day today. it's mild again tomorrow. i have some changes for sunday. at one time i thought sunday we'd be up near 60. now with a front dropping into new england, i don't know if we'll make it out of the 40s on sunday afternoon. that's a change. you're right. dense fog advisory is in effect until 9:00 a.m. this will slow down the commute and allow extra time. visibility significantly reduced across much of southern new england. this is not patchy dense fog. this is widespread. look at all these zeros and ones. we'll have a foggy morning commute. thankfully we don't have any
and cloud deck, although there could be dense here. cooler pockets of air fitchburg and nashua, but no bitter cold air. on the maps, a storm system well to our west. it won't bother us with any rain today, but it has set up a warm, moist, southerly flow of air. that's why we have the low clouds and the fog, and that's why you'll have fog through the morning commute. then i think as we work through the day, we can get rid of the fog, but getting rid of the clouds, that high take a bit more time. so a lot of fog this morning. mostly cloudy skies this afternoon, but still mild. temps today between 52 and 57. the city around 56. worcester 55. 7news begins now. >> christa: runaway on the red line. this morning investigators focus on the conductor as they try to figure out why a train left the station with no one at the controls. >> sarah: police searching for a shooter after man and a woman are shot and killed in revere.