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new details ahead. we have the latest in the 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 psychodeltic porsche sells at auction. and a must see will ferrell in a oncy. show starts right now.w. 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
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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 needs to face that fear. and just hours ago after being indorsed by a key police union, an, very strict executive action. >> anybody killing a police officer, death penalty. it's going to happen. okay. we can't let this go. >> but there could be trouble on thero horizon.
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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 trump can eventually get this nomination np nomination. >> 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
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>> 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. it. 57% opposing this bann but he is very popular among the republican base. 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
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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. he's described as one of the 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.
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continuing their investigation into the san bernardino shooters and now new leads have pointed investigators to a lake only a few miles from where the mass shooting happened. the fbi has deployed dive teams to search t for possible new 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 anything that had to do with 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.
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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 married to marquez. 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
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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 overnight.n bergdahl's compelling first person account is featured in a new season of the wildly popular pod cast, cerealsearalcerealserial. he cast himself as a super soldier.
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hostage for nearly five years, was a traitor, later swapped for five detainees from guantanamo bay. 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 administration blindicided law 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
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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. it's been viewed nearly a 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 meteorologist bill karins is
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>> 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 start to redevelop in the 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
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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 splains. 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 for a lot of people. >> i'm planning on spending a lot of time outside. >> do it. >> thanks for the tip. and the way congress refuses to and it's the iconic
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sold at a record price. some breaking news from
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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. he will be the first to sign an 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.
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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 million. 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
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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
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this morning on "today," a photo of a mountain of gifts piled up under the christmas tree is going viral and it has people wondering how much is too much when it comes to the holiday. to thursday night football in phoenix. adrian peterson takes this hand off as the star gets his 100th touchdown. and connecting with a wide open 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.
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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 mistaken identity that golden globes. plus, will ferrell and billy
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jammies.mmies. a bit of confusion during the golden globe's nominations yesterday. the twitter account showed actress furarau twice. and it called her gina rodriguez. users called out the mistake. 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.
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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 politics pay for it.
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the hash tag p.ag p...g.g.tag.tag. leading the news in u.s.a.
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airlines now ban hoverboards. american, delta, and united all announced they will no longer allow hoverboards on the plane and it's quote in the interest of safety for our customers and employees. and other websites will stop selling them due to safety concerns. christmas full moon rises for the first time this century. so, for anyone younger than 38, this will be your first chance to see the moon for yourself on the holiday. according to the weather channel, the a last time a full moon was seen on christmas was in 1977 and the next one will occur in 2044. it's much easier to see santa's slay go across. and they increased security across geneva, including outside
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police are searching for several suspects linked to isis and plotting a specific attack. swiss authorities were acting on a tip from fbi. and jared fogle has been sentenced to 27 years in prison. he's the former head of fogle's charitable foundation pled guilty. he admitted to using hidden cameras to photograph young children in sexually explicit acts and then shared it with fogle. and reports of a bad smell led them to investigate 66 snakes. they were sick. some of them had to be euthanized. animal shelter is trying to nurse them back to health. a lot of mice, i guess.
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and we have a new zealand aircraft company literally jetting into the picture. spectators were awed at the first jet pack, it can fly up to 45 miles per hour for about 30 minutes, reaching up to 1500 meters. the cost about $155,000. now a look ahead. three astronauts returned to earth this morning.
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a nearly five month tour aboarda man accused of beating his 97-year old neighbor to death will be in court today. the charges he faces and what he'll learn today. cyclone celebration fans are celebrating a close comeback at hilton colliseum. we'll show you the highlights
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stole the win.
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