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witnesses say state trooper jermaine saunders shot daniel kevin harris almost immediately after getting out of his patrol car. some add that harris may have been trying to communicate with the trooper in sign language. saunders pulled harris over for speeding. quote an encounter caused a shot to be fired. harris died at the scene. saunders has been placed on administrative leave pending investigation as is procedure. those chilling cries are from the 14-year-old boy captured here moments before he planned to blow himself up. potentially killing scores of others in northern iraq. officials believe he was trained and brainwashed by isis. take a look at this dramatic scene where saufsers shake with fear as they attempt to remove
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boy's waist. that of course is the wrong video there, but more than 1,000 americans unexpectedly invaded canada on sunday with inflatable rafts and inner tubes. the boaters were taking part in the river party when strong winds blew them off u.s. waters and into canada. many of the floaters were rescued, some were so afraid about getting caught without swim back to the u.s. it took 19 hours and 19 bus loads to get everyone back across the border. new details on president obama's to louisiana later today, but first, tropical storm gaston is building. is there anything to worry about? >> he's third in line and unfortunately it does look like it will intensify to a hurricane. but it takes it to the central atlantic so that's great news there. we also have to watch this one in the days ahead.
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the bahamas in the days ahead. we'll be watching the chance of severe weather today. that's a look at the big weather picture across the nation. now here's a closer look at the day ahead. temperatures are still very hot in the southern half of the country. we'll be having some stray afternoon thunderstorms from jackson, to mobile, to new orleans. tampa and jacksonville, florida, still a nice day in raleigh with lower humidity. mideast. and how about this gorgeous picture from an aircraft above phoenix as the dust storm hit sunday evening. what as incredible image. "early today" is back in two. met tomorrow... ? for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible. ? tomorrow, tomorrow... ? ? i love ya, tomorrow ? in the largest heart failure study ever.
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final days of the indiana state fair. these state troopers with their own take on their own take on car pool karoake. a record number of people are unable to get into their homes as over two feet of contaminated water persist in many areas. president obama is headed to the region today. joining us from washington is edward lawrence. how's the community there preparing for the president's visitda others have some sharp words for the president. president obama will be in baton rouge later on today. he did not cut his two-week vacation short in order to go see this flood damage. some criticize that move. republican candidate for president donald trump capitalized it on thursday. he toured the damage area. he also handed out and met some of the folks who were affected by this. now, the louisiana governor
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bring national attention to this problem that's happening there. the governor went on to say that a presidential visit that early could have hampered relief effort. still some 60,000 homes were damaged. 13 people have been killed. still some people point out that president obama did not visit baton rouge in july when two police officers killed a black man there. he did not visit baton rouge when three police officers were ambushed and killed. betty. >> all right. thank you so much. today as well. and we now know full details of the horrific alligator attack that killed a young boy back in june. a final report released by the florida fish and wild life conservation commission said he died from drowning and a crushing bite. it's classified as a predatory attack. the report said the father reached into the alligator's
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it will not sue the resort. a statement released on monday requested privacy saying quote, we are focused on the well being of our family. that is our priority. stay home and rest up. that's what doctors are ordering aretha franklin to do. shows have been developed including one at radio city music hall. this is the first time franklin has called off a health reasons since 2015. she plans to return to the stage in november. death by bag pipe. that is what british doctors say killed a 61-year-old bag pipe player in what appears to be the first of its kind. the instrument's moist and dark interior provided an ideal breeding ground for fungus. the case now serves as a warning to other bag pipers and wind players, don't forget to clean
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extremely important. ryan lochte pays the price for his olympic scandal and fast forwarding today. justin timber lake will be hosting a fund raiser for hillary clinton in los angeles. it's being cohosted by toby maguire, jennifer aniston and the reported price of a ticket more than $33,000. and this morning in a "today" and the final five will reunite with "today" in new york after their golden trip in rio. you're watching "early today." ? ? one day a rider made a decision. the decision to ride on and save money. he decided to save money by switching his motorcycle insurance to geico.
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well, a source tells e news that u.s. olympic gold medal swimmer is crumbling under him following his robbery tale and we may know some of the reason. more on that. so what do you know? >> reporter: well, good morning, betty. so what we've seen over the last 24 hours is these sponsors for lochte dropping like flies. in the last 24 hours alone he's lost sponsors on everything from skin care to speedo, ralph lauren and a skin care company
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public relations fiasco last week in rio. another is what's happening to allergy sufferers with the major cost rise in epipens. it's really putting a pinch to their pocket. since 2007 the price has hiked significantly. back in that year you could get these for around $100 and now they're going for over $600 so a major problem for these severe of course another sorry weir watching is what is happening with the price of oil. we've seen a major plunge in prices since the rally we saw over the last week and now a note from goldman sachs saying they expect prices to stay 35 to $50 a barrel. they say country is going to come back online from countries, so some major questions going forward for these oil markets. >> thank you so much. just ahead, which lord of
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weddings? but first who monica legend has died at the age of 94. throughout his long career he played alongside musical greats, but perhaps he's best known for recording the instrumental version of sunny days in sesame street's closing credits. you're watching "early today." i overpack... but my guy knows what to bring... like viagra single packs for ed. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain or adempas? for pulmonary hypertension. your blood pressure could drop to an unsafe level. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing.
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actor best known for his portrayal in lord of the rings recently revealed he turned down a massive payday. listen to this. facebook billionaire shawn parker reportedly offers him $1.5 million to officiate his wedding back in 2013. it cost over $10 million. it involved 364 guests getting custom made costumes made by an oscar winning designer. >> passing you could dress me up in anything you'd like for $1.5 million. >> but he said he doesn't do weddings. he may not have to do movies if he did more weddings like that. >> i tell you, that's pretty good. this is a story for all you frequent travelers. no more of those bulky neck pillows. >> this is so much better. >> that is called the nod pod. that other angle looked more comfortable.
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>> i'd be slobbering all over it. i hope it's washable. >> it looks like you're being choked, to be honest. >> it really does. >> they're hoping to raise $20,000 in kick starters. 200,000. so people are on board. so michelle obama will grace the cover of variety this week. the magazine editor says the first lady is brilliant, witty, personable and an icon. she's appeared on the tonight show and karoake. the magazine hits newsstands today. and celebrating birthdays today, retired nbc star kobe bryant is 38.
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s a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible. ? 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. e angioedema, low blood pressure... ...kidney problems, or high potassium in your blood. ? tomorrow, tomorrow i love ya, tomorrow.? ask your heart doctor about entresto. and help make tomorrow possible.
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