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>> reporter: obama pledged the u.s.s will accept more refugees and provide assistance. he asked for other countries to join with him, including russia, a country that disagrees with how to achieve diplomacy in syria. >> we cannot stand by when the country is violated. >> reporter: in the speech, the president also stressed the need to eradicate isis. >> when a terrorist group beheads captives, slaughters the innocent and enslaves women, it's not a single nation's national security problem, that is an assault on all our humanity. >> reporter: sidelined to the president's address this morning is the discussion he plans on having with russian president vladimir putin. tonight, the two will sit down, one on one for the first time in nearly two years. though what will be discussed is still undetermined. and this is the first time the russian president has joined the u.n. in about a decade. he too is going to address the u.n. later today. another notable meeting for
tomorrow with raul castro. live here on the east side, news 4 new york. >> a lot going on, thank you, brynn. >> the president's appearance hasn't made it easy for drivers, especially on the eastside. >> it is a mess out there. a look at the gridlock this morning that a lot of us here sat in. em i did west joins us with more on the traffic today. >> a lot of delays, street closures on the east side for the u.n. general assembly, plus the president is in town today and tomorrow. so first avenue between 42nd and 48, that is going to be closed as well as 44th, 45th, 46th, between first and second avenue. 49th between third and lexington closed and 42nd street between fdr getting on and off the ramps. closures throughout the assembly, once it's over each day at 15th street and first avenue, they will reopen and emergency vehicles will take up one lane throughout the assembly.
42nd, 57th, and second avenue. if you can do mass transit, that is the way to go or avoid the area. >> emily, thanks so much. going to get to breaking news now, mark is live with more on a crane collapse near 32nd and 6th, mark. >> reporter: well, we want to show you exactly what's causing the issues here. take a live look behind me. you see the construction vehicle tipped, the boom fell down crashing into that nypd traffic van. also crashed on to the sidewalk right there. you can see as they're bringing in heavy equipment to clear the area, but right now, 30th block between broadway and sixth avenue, no one was hurt and no one was inside the van and nobody walking incredibly very busy time this morning, around 9:00 a.m., no one walking on the sidewalk was hit by that boom. no injuries at this point, but no word on exactly what caused that construction vehicle to flip over and send that boom crashing to the sidewalk, and no
word in 30th between broadway and sixth may reopen. we're live in the district, news 4 new york. >> marc, thank you for bringing us up to date. pope francis safely arrived back at the vatican. and he went immediately to st. mary to offer gratitude for a positive trip. he laid flowers at an alter and prayed in private before arriving in rome, he told reporters on the papal plane that he was surprised by the warmth of the people here in the u.s. he also spoke about the church's sexual abuse scandal saying priests who covered up abuse are also guilty. of all the people who came to see pope francis in philadelphia, one family really stood out from the crowd. the pontiff briefly stopped the parade through the city when he spotted a baby who was dressed just like him. the pope had a security guard bring the child over for a kiss, and sent back a message to his parents, he told them, that they have a sense of humor, and they certainly do.
>> for more video of all the big moments from the papal visit, head to nbcnew york.com or check out the app. in just a couple of hours, mayor de blasio will speak about his plan to fight homelessness. it is a growing problem here in the city. now the mayor wants to hire more lawyers. he'll find landlords who are evicting tenants. the program will cost $60 million a year, but de blasio believes the cost less than putting families in city housing. in decision 2016, republican presidential candidate donald trump unvamed his tax plan -- unveiled his tax plan moments ago. it would eliminate federal income taxes for millions of americans, specifically those earning less than $25,000 a year, and married couples earning less than 50,000 would pay 0% tax. it also lowers taxes on the rich and benefits businesses.
>> it will provide major tax relief for middle income and for most other americans. there will be a major tax reduction. >> but not everyone will see lower taxes, it'll hurt him quite a bit. it'll cost him a lot of money. hedge fund managers, saying that they don't pay enough. meanwhile the latest nbc wall street journal poll shows trump losing ground in the race for president. 21% of gop primary voters favored donald trump, but ben carson, right there on his heels with 20%. senator marco rubio and carly fiorina are both nine points behind carson. and that same poll found six in ten americans say they're opposed to wiping out federal funtding for planned parenthood. also attitudes about the organization are virtually unchanged months after the release of secretly recorded videos of planned parenthood workers discussing the use of
fetal tissue from abortions. 31% who have a negative view. that's almost identical to july after the video's first surfaced. and coming up here on news 4 new york at noon, the stunning images from the super moon. what was behind this rare sight. >> something to see. plus the latest on the investigation into a fire that gutted a plant nursery in whes chester. and rain is on the way, and that's good news. we'll tell you the timing coming
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it up on twitter, on instagram, we loved seeing the pictures. it was at its closest distance to earth and took on that reddish hue, that blood moon. gave it the name, i think it was the super blood moon is what people were calling it. go to our website and check out a stunning little photo gallery we have of this rare lunar event. drove me crazy trying to get a sight of this thing. i was battling with the midtown clouds and all the lights. i never did get a good shot, but i was watching. >> i didn't either, too cloudy, but i love the pictures and the video. shows us what we missed. apple exceeds expectations in sales of its new iphone. >> bill joins us now from cnbc's global headquarters. you have to wait a while to get your hands on these puppies. >> yes and no, appointment, you'll get one right away. yeah, the demand has been very strong. shiba, by the way, rob, i had a good shot of the moon last night with my son, it's on my facebook
sell-off on wall street today, lately, either you're up 200 points or down 200 points. today we're down 200 points, industrial down 200 and phil dudley said he thinks the fed will raise rates by the end of the year. two meetings left, october and more likely december. we will see. made those comments before. shares are trading higher after the company announced this morning it is splitting into two separate companies, one is booming, the other is struggling. the struggling company is the traditional alcoa that we know and love. they pronounce aluminum and metals. supply has been overwhelming so prices have gone down sharply and that's why this company has struggled because they know profitability in that. booming portion of this company doesn't have a name yet, what they do is work with the arrow space -- aerospace and automotive industries and others. there's great demand for aluminum and other metals for
lightweight bodies for jets and automobiles, and alcoa is up 4% today on that news. turns out apple did set a record for those sales of the iphone 6s and the 6s plus over the weekend for the first three days of sales in the u.s. and in china. analysts expected ten million, they sold 13 million. there's been a lot of buzz about the phone's so-called 3d touch navigation capability aents improved -- and the improved camera. the iphone will be available in 40 other countries. they haven't even sold it to the other countries on october 9th, but it is off to a great start. so, yes, shiba, you have to know somebody or get yourself an appointment. we had somebody who got an appointment and got in right away and got their phone. >> i tried to do the free upgrade thing on at&t's website last night. they said the end of october ixd get the rose gold one. that's how long you have to wait. >> if you want the rose gold one, yes, you have to wait for that. it's got to be worth it.
>> it's so pretty. >> it is. >> beautiful. >> thanks. >> see you tomorrow. thousands of students on long island could soon be without buses to take them to school. unionized workers at the plant has been working without contracts. they will set a deadline this week. they could walk off the job if no new agreement is reached by the date. they serve about three dozen school districts in nassau and sufficient folk counties. investigators are trying to determine what sparked a fire at the nursery. >> yeah, fire officials could be seen searching through the charred rubble with the help of an arson anine. it went up in flames 9:00 last night. it took crews four hours, and this morning, everything still smoldering as you can see here. the garden center, a staple for more than seven decades. suffered extensive damage. >> it's bad.
family, and they always took care of everybody. and they do not deserve this. >> fortunately, nobody was hurt in that fire. and i think they had one just not too long ago there as well. >> very, very, very sad. day price, were you able to check out this blood moon last night? i got a little piece back into the office, then the clouds rolled in and then it really took out all of the view. >> they've been here for like 48 hours straight. this could be fun here. >> i'm ready tow go. umt the iphone and the rose gold, i have the sky for you in space gray. that's what's happening -- >> space gray. >> how do you like that for a segue? >> 74 degrees, everybody, and cloudy skies out there, it is warm and it's humid as well. you can really tell outside at this point. summer-like weather continues, but boy, we've got some changes. the warm weather comes with that uncomfortable humidity in the
now call good news. which during any other time, we might call a bummer, but we are going to get significant amount of rain most likely, and after that, a cooldown. so let's get to it. talk about the numbers. the 74 numbers for central park, of course, everyone within about five degrees or so from white plains to emerson which is 69 degrees, wayne, new jersey, also 69, 75 in newark, and 7. in staten island. 73 in valley stream and jfk, 74 degrees. widen out the picture a bit, same situation as you head through the hudson valley. over into dan bury and fairfield county. 71 in bridgeport. and trenton, at 72. all right. this is what we're talking about. yesterday we talked about the same narrative of a little bit of moisture out in the atlantic, and a second system which was over the west. this thing is just going to spit at us a little bit. that's why we have a, just a slight chance of some shower activity today.
which we kept in the forecast. as this approaches, this is going to be a real rain-maker, then at the end of the week, we're looking at a system which may ride up the coast and bring water. so we cloud on up, watch these last few frames here as we head to tuesday night. boom, there we go. some strong presip that's going to be joined by some windy too. so, tuesday night, wednesday, that's when we could get anywhere from a half to three quarters of an inch of rain or more. so we could wind up with a very nice dose, which we very badly need. 79 our high temperature today, the clouds are rolling in. we'll keep the possibility of a shower in there. we should also note, you could see a peek of sunshine today. it's a hodgepodge. winds out of the south, five to 10 miles per hour, tonight, dip down, but not much. 68 degrees. we are going to see chance of showers still in the forecast, and tomorrow, likelihood of
showers continues to rise and into tuesday night, that's when everything begins, some rain, some thundershower activity, and keep in mind as we dry out, the temperatures drop down. and we see a true taste of fall, keep in mind also that as we head into next weekend, we could see another significant rainfall. we'll watch it all for you and janice will update you all afternoon and evening. back to you. >> ttof, true taste of fall. we got it, dave. hashtagging that. we have to try appreciate it somehow. >> did you make that up? >> i just said it. new york live is up next at 12:30. >> here is sarah and jackie. >> she's creating hashtags all the time. she is a social media between. >> no, you are. >> all right, guys, coming up, vee smith and her husband, how her surprising alzheimer's diagnosis has only mader that bond stronger than ever. it's a bomb shell interview, we are chatting with judeth light about the shocking news.
kind of a cool story here, breaking news out of nasa today. the agency confirms it has found evidence of flowing water on the red planet of mars. >> really, unbelievable when you think about it. researchers used tools on mars other bitter to observe streaks that appears during the warm season and disappear during colder weather. evidence now suggests those streaks are the result of salty water. the evidence of water reviving
eliminated from the playoffs. the bench cleared out as players quickly moved in. they separated the two. postgame says papelbon squashed the beef saying it was too many testosterone. >> ouch. for breaking news and weather upeates any time, any where, log on to our app. >> have a nice monday, avoid that mid-town traffic.
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>> haircuts to wine tasting, we have cool things to do without spending a dime. >> everyone loves those segments too. and from transparent and broadway to the bomb shell interview from her co-star. we are catching up with the lovely, the beautiful, the talented, judith light in just a few minutes. >> we love it when you stop by. but first, not only was it a gorgeous weekend in new york city -- >> it was. >> it was also a great one for some of our favorite women in entertainment. >> from t. swift to shonda rhymes. here are the ladies making headlines today. >> it was a busy weekend for some powerful women. taylor swift continued to wow music fans by bringing out rock royalty on her 1989 tour, none other than mick jagger joined swift for a surprise performance of al classic rolling stones hit
much to the satisfaction of fans like this 72-year-old grandmother whose evacuation going viral and was tweeted by taylor herself. here in nyc, the global citizen's festival rocked central park with appearances by common. it was beyonce who stole the show performing with eddie vetter on redemption song. and acoustic rendition of "drunken love" with ed sheeran. meanwhile, shonda rhymes can now add author to her long list of accomplishments with news that the grey's anatomy and scandal creator will pubbish her first book next year called the year
of yes, it'll highlight the promise to say yes to everything for one whole year. and we have a feeling, many fans will be saying, yes, to a copy. she's not the only one bound for book shelves, amy schumer announced she signed a deal for her first book. the girl with the lower back tattoo. she landed $8-10 million advance. just another win in what has been a very good year for the recent emmy winner. two books that are going to do very well. >> so well. it's a good year to be amy schumer and shonda rhymes, good decade to be shonda rhymes. >> already went, her television, you know, series, the show is on thursday, now she's coming out with a new one about a group of women doctors in iraq. >> yeah, she's, i mean hitting it out of the park over and over again. >> so is amy schumer, i look rward to both books. there's no shortage of cool things t