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attack that shattered a wedding party. at least 51 people are dead. and many of them children. he now said the extremist who carried out that suicide attack was for more than 14 years old. for more, we're joined by nbc's kelly cobiella from london. kelly, what's the latest on this investigation? >> reporter: well, betty, not only was that bomber young according to turkish authorities this morning, they're saying that nearly half of the victims were children. the suicide bomber detonating his explosives in an outdoor wedding celebration saturday night in the southeastern city near the syrian border. the party was just ending. the guests dancing in the street when that blast went off. the attack now turkey's
51 people killed. two of them children under the age of 14. nearly 100 were hurt including the groom. the victims were kurds. at the funerals on sunday, people were shouting shame on you, erdogan, voicing their anger at turkey's president. the president blaming isis for this attack, saying there's no difference between that terror group, kurdish militants and who were behd failed coup. the president saying that all are terrorists trying to destabilize turkey and urging the country to come together. the attack on istanbul's airport last month, was blamed on isis. the government saying isis was responsible. but in that case, the terror group did not claim responsibility. it typically doesn't claim attacks in turkey. and, betty, so far, no claims
for that. thank you so much, kelly. as ohio goes, so goes the nation, donald trump is heading to the buckeye state in attempt to shore up his presidential chances, and hillary clinton extends her lead there. 46 to 40 in the latest cbs battleground poll. after a tumultuous week, donald trump's campaign and top gop officials insist their nominee is getting back on track. and while last week included a rare momen provided an instance of regret when pressed, his new campaign manager kellyanne conway could not pinpoint what trumps were regretful for. >> he wants to regret anybody that he's caused personal pain by saying that he didn't intend to cause personal pain. i think those who have received privately should take that expression of regret. >> so he's called the khan family, he's called john mccain and apologize. >> no, he's expressed his regret
pain, that could include you, that can include you. but he regrets that. >> so rudy giuliani may not have done the trump campaign any favors when he made this controversial remark regarding hillary clinton's health. >> i fail to point out several signs of illness about her. >> wait, her campaign and people defending her are saying there's nothing factual about her claims of her health. and that speculation about it. >> go online and put down a look at the video for yourself. >> now, that all comes after trump established his national hispanic advisory council in new york and called on african-americans to support his campaign. >> you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs. 58% of your youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to lose? >> the clinton campaign bashed
or that remark. putting out this statement. donald trump asks what the african-american community has to lose by voting for him. the answer is everything from a man who questions the citizenship of the first african-american president, courts white supremacists and has been sued for housing discrimination against communities of color. however, trump has attempted to make inroads with african-americans. inroads with african-americans. he visited flood stricken donated much needed supplies to the area even unloading a truck himself. the governor accepted ed a $1000 donation from trump. our most recent nbc news poll has trump with just 1% of the african-american vote to clinton's 91%. nationally, trump trails clinton by 5% or more. meanwhile, clinton continues to spend her time in fund-raising states like martha's vineyard. and nantucket. so, if you're on the edge about the zika virus, you may
heading down south. according to one of our nation's top medical experts, zika could be here to stay for the next year or two. >> i would not be surprised if we see cases in texas and louisiana, particularly now where you have the situation of flooding in louisiana, there's going to be a lot of problems getting rid of standing water. when you have a subtropical, or semi-tropical region with the right mosquitos and individuals who have travel-related cases that are in the environment, it would not be surprising that we will see additional cases, not onlyfl other of the gull coast states. and today as kids across miami enter their first day of school, insecticide spraying is under way. so far, experts say it's the best defense against disease known to cause birth defects and even paralysis. two people are seriously injured after a car plowed into an outdoor concert for the elderly near cleveland, ohio.
venue. police say the woman accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. she was trying to make her parking spot available to another driver. she then panicked striking a telephone pole and a vehicle. all of the victims are in their 60s and 70s. the victim would face charges including reckless driving, vehicular assault and vehicular homicide. we want to wish panda bei bei a happy rt birthday petition over the weekend as crowded flocked to celebrate bei bei, bao bao and kim kim. each received a delicious birthday cake. it tells something about the cubs' future with them. some bottles were placed in front of the youngster as his mother chose the banner representing friendship and love. happy birthday, bei bei. just ahead, new details in that investigation of that
but first here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with a check of the weather. good morning, bill. >> good morning, betty. after a stormy weekend in the east, we're looking good to at a beautiful start to your monday. high pressure is moving down. this is a taste of fall. and the other big story out there we're watching, is this big haboob that blew through arizona, the phoenix area, this caused delays, about 45 minutes at the airport. look at that dust encompassing the zesert southwest and downtown phoenix. monday afternoon, should be beautiful in areas. enjoy the low humidity after humid weather over the weekend. here's a closer look at the day today. the heat is still on in areas. south texas that's where it's hot and pretty humid. the cool air has made it down to arkansas and tennessee. notice it's a little cooler in raleigh, too.
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as the drug in june. with no prescription for controlled substances in the state of minnesota 12 months before his death. new this morning, the clinton e-mail scandal continues its steady drip this time with secretary of state colin powell pushing back that he advised clinton to use her own e-mail account. telling "people" magazine, her people have be it on me. the truth is, she was using her private server for a year before telling her what i did. adviser sean hannity? reports that the fox news host is serving as a donald trump confidant has circulated for some time. and hannity has ajoined roger ailes as a full-on trump aide.
said do i talk to my friend who i've known for years and speak my mind? i cannot speak my mind. i don't say anything privately that i don't say publicly. and a new commander leading the battle against isis. the captain steven j. thompson is taking the reins and is vowing to take the fight against extremists even more intensely before. telling the post, our job maintain the momentum, what we'll do as their partners is to pick up our pace of operations, our rate of fire, if you will, so they can posture themselves for the next step. thompson was previously the commander for the 18th airborne for troops in iraq and afghanistan. just ahead, we'll show you who rule the box office this weekend. fast forward into your monday. south korea and the u.s. conducting their military drill, with an all-out military back,
nuclear strike if the two show any signs of aggression. president obama and the first family are back at the white house after wrapping up a two-week vacation on martha's vineyard. the president will travel to baton rouge to tour the deadly flood. and later on "today," james carville is slive in the studio to talk about the latest trump campaign reset. you're watching "early today." tomorrow is not a given. campaign reset. you're watching "early today." ? tomorrow, tomorrow... ? ? i love ya, tomorrow ? in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren. if you've had angioedema while taking an ace or arb medicine,
everything we know about her is in your briefing pack. "suicide squad," took the top at the box office family with $20 million. sausage took. in. and the associated press has revealed its preseason college rankings, surprise, surprise,le defending national champion alabama crimson tide are on top. last year's runner-upper crimson tigers are number two. oklahoma, florida state and lsu round out the top two. it's the fifth time that crimson tide take top spot. and third, took over in 2007. a word of warning here for fans, the last preseason number one to finish number one is usc, way
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>> sarah: time is 4:45 on this monday morning. we had tornado warnings across middlesex county and reports of damage coming out of the concord area this morning. those warnings are between 3:00 and 4:00. right now there are no warning down through plymouth county, especially close to the coastline, and right across the cape cod canal. just to the north of cape cod canal. marshall getting hit with some rain. we're not seeing any rotation with these storm, so we're not overly concerned with any tornado warnings or anything like that. they've expired right now. it doesn't look like any cells are an immediate threat. we continue to track this line as it works through much of
cape and the islands over next couple hours. we had powerful storms and the damage across portions of metro west. it's quieting down as this line continues its journey off to the east. you can see in its way, there are a lot of clear skies upstate new york out to pennsylvania. so once we lose the showers and storms this morning, we will transition into a quiet pattern for several days ahead of us. this is what went on, 3:00 a.m., just after 3:00, this one cell on the back side of this whole line had a little bit of a hook to it. that was a marlboro, sudbury and into concord. and it looked like it tightened up a little bit over the concord area. so i was getting reports out of concord. some of these bright reds showing up around the concord area and then close to the green. so this was the area of rotation and strong air aloft. the national weather service likely sending out a team to
was just straight-line wind damage for later on today. upper 70s on the cape. 62349 boston. 63 in worcester. as i mentioned before, we're watching the transition out of the warm, humid air mass this morning into the lower humidity and quiet weather. we're already seeing that out through worcester county. the dew points lowering down into the upper 50s and lower 60s. wind now out of the west in boston. got a good soaking in the city of boston. west wind at 14mph. still south as once we transition to northwesterly winds, we dry out. touch of fall overnight tonight. the forecast-"today in new england" starts right now. >> breaking news at 5:00, storms across new england. we have a look at the damage. and a new feature on this
system that some say is a violation of privacy. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> thunder, lightning, strong winds and heavy rain, storms rolling across parts of the area. thousands of home without power this morning. thank you so much for waking up with us. i'm ryan schulteis in for christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. today's big store try weather. let's go to chris lambert. >> chris: a lot of wind at the low levels of a from the coming through. so we've had enough support wind-wise and profile-wise to create isolated see convenient wealth across southern new england. middlesex county, a tornado warning through about 3:00, 4:00 a.m. damage out of parts of concord, sudbury and marlborough, as well. marshfield soaking rain. no more warnings in place. there is no severe thunderstorm warning. no tornado warning in place at this hour. we continue to track rain across mostly southeastern mass and cape ann at this point.