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i'm embarrassed. for myself, my family, especially those guys, the whole olympic games. american olympic swimmer ryan locht the robbery that never happened in an exclusive interview with matt lauer. the xxxi olympic games came to a close as team usa dominated with 121 medals. isis used a child to carry out a mass suicide attack at a wedding. >> donald trump tries a different approach. and are you brave enough to
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"early today" starts right now. good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us today, i'm betty nguyen. thank you rio. 17 days of eye popping competition involving 11,000 of the world's best athletes, the carnival-inspired closing ceremonies carried on in the wind and in the rain in a dazzling response. back in the u.s. 12-time nbc's matt lauer on saturday and apologized for his now defunct details in rio. >> it was much more than what we heard in rio. and the version we're hearing now is much more of a negotiated settlement to cover up some dumb behavior. >> and that's why i'm taking
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that story. >> despite the embarrassing incident, team usa carried on capturing gold on the court with an emotional carmelo anthony america's all-time leading olympic scorer to cap off his fourth olympics. a bizarre incident marked the ends of the game a mongolian athlete believed he had won that match and celebrated with his coaches only to find uzbekistan was given the in protest, his coaches stripped off their clothes an hurled their shoes. and simone biles, usa's little giant proudly carried the american flag. finishing with a record-breaking 121 medals including 46 gold. and while the olympic flame was extinguished rio had the quality
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japan's prime minister offering the glimpse of the stage in 2020. developing overnight, we're going to turkey where authorities are now blaming isis as the most likely perpetrators of i sigh side 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, wre kelly cobiella from london. kelly, what's the latest? >> reporter: well, betty, not only was that bomber young according to turkish authorities this morning, they're saying more than half of the victims were children. in the southeast eastern city near the syrian border. the party was just ending. the guests dancing in the street when that blast went off.
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deadliest this year. 51 people killed 22 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 those beh coup the president saying all of terrorists trying to destabilize turkey and urging the country to come together. the attack last month was also 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.
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betty. >> thank you so much, kelly. as ohio goes, so goes the nation, donald trump is head to get 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 officials insist that their nominee is getting back on track. and last week included a rare moment for trump when he saidn 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 and john mccain and
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regrets that. >> so rudy giuliani may not have done the trump campaign any favors when he made this controversial remark regarding hillary clinton's prowess. >> i fail to point out several signs of illness about her. >> her campaign and people defending her are saying there's nothing factual about her health. and that speculation about it. >> go online and hillary clinton's illness, take a look at the video. >> 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
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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 continues to make inroads with african-americans. he visited louisiana and donated to the area. 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.
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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 lost 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 only in florida but perhaps in other gulf coast states. >> and today as kids in miami enter their first day of school, insecticide spraying is under way. 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.
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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 another vehicle. all of the victims are in their 60s and 70s. the victim would face charges including reckless driving, vehicular assault and vehicular homicide. to bei bei, a help bench day. crowds 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.
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that investigation of that deadly overdose of prince. but first here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather. good morning, bill. >> good morning, betty. after a stormy weekend in the east, we're looking good to monday. the big haboob that through through arizona, the phoenix area, this caused delays, about 45 minutes at the airport. look at that dus 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. the cool air ahas made it down to arizona, tennessee, notice is a little cooler and raleigh, too. not quite yet for florida, dealing with afternoon
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check it out. this might make you a bit dizzy this morning. the world's longest, highest glass-bottomed bridge is now open to visitors at a national park in china hunan province. quarter mile long the bridge stands over a 1,000-foot that thing. it cost more than $3.5 million to bridge and will accommodate only 8,000 visitors per day. it turns out pills found at prince's estate were mislabeled. that's leading the news in "usa today." a bottle of pills falsely labeled 385 were in fact counterfeit drugs that contained fentanyl.
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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 been trying to pin it 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.
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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 is to maintain 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,
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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. but entresto is a medicine to talk about thte you're watching "early today." 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, don't take entresto.
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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 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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america's sweetest. showing his shoes. >> these are my shoes that the top to the very sole to the very top. >> he couldn't remember all the parts of the shoe. [ laughter ] and he was stare agent hundreds of shoes. >> all right. >> a little problem in rio, he couldn't remember whaha exactly. he's tweaked that a little bit. and we'll see his entire exclusive interview with matt lauer on "today" about that very topic. in the meantime, barbra streisand is using that very power to affect change, change with siri. she told npr she finally got upset to hear how siri was pronouncing her name.
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he did a fix for the update. if you want to get on barbra's good side. >> yours wasn't even close. >> no, if you try to say mine, siri is going to say, say that again. >> i'll call apple. you picked the wrong kid. has anyone seen a little boy with curly hair. i can't find him. >> that's halle berry in the thriller "kidnap." berry took the part after going for legislation to try to protect children from the paparazzi. "kidnap" is in theaters this october. >> absolutely. this is "early today." i absolutely love my new york apartment, but the rent is outrageous. good thing geico offers affordable renters insurance. with great coverage
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