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opening so your baby can hear you better. you can quit. talk with your doctor. for more help call 1-866-ny-quits "mad money." i'm jim cramer and i will see you tomorrow! it's friday, october 9th, coming up on "early today," a house divided. th]e republican party in complete chaos. a multimillion dollar setment settlement for the family of scott. then, the latest on the south carolina flooding where the people can't seem to catch a break. a frightening scene at a local gas stashz tion. and a rough night in kansas city in more ways than one. "early today" starts right now.
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house republicans are in complete disarray following congressman mccarthy's decision to step down. it has left gop law makers in a mad scramble. eyes quickly went towards paul ryan. they caught up with him as he was leaving last evening. >> how surprised were you by mccarthy not going for it all? >> i thought he was going to get the job. i was surprised. >> so, you found out along with everybody else? >> i was very shocked. he told me right before. this is not the time or place to have those conversation as rs agz erse vashz -- conversations. >> reporter: it was a political
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kevin mccarthy made his final pitch to replace speaker john boehner. >> we're servants. we should put this conference first and i think there's something to be said for us to unite, we probably need a fresh face. >> reporter: and criticism for his speaking skills. >> today is the day where you should look to and lelt pressure mount to have people have a say. >> strong english like words. >> reporter: he recognized he risked a humiliating defeat. and suggesting that benghazi committee was to hurt clinton. >> well, that wasn't helpful. >> reporter: the same forces that have propelled political outsiders to the top of the gop
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fuelling the revolt among some republicans in congress. conservative opponent said anybody's misdeeds should withdraw from the race. but mccarthy denied that. a potential government shut down looming if a budget deal isn't struck. democrats could barely stifle their glee from the white house to capital hill. >> it is a mes. i don't think it's a mes, it is a mess. and the city counsel of charleston has namsh unanimously approved a settlement for the family of walter scott. scott's family says the money will go to his children and that a portion will be donated to
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help with disaster relief efforts for flooding. >> while nothing can replace having walter in our lives, the city of north charleston's historic actions insure that he had -- he did not die in vein. >> immediately after release of the video, the family took steps to keep the community calm and for that, the city is thankful. >> the officer who shot walter scott is currently awaiting trial for murder in jail. new details about wrun s s one of the american heroes. tonight, he's in the hospital. 23-year-old spencer stone is in stable condition following a street fight in the early morning hours yesterday. video shows the suspects fleeing the scene. nbc reports. >> reporter: it started as an
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argument outside a bar in brawl. this apparently shows stone fighting with more than one person. two groups of people pushing, shoving and throwing punches before eventually skatering as a police cruiser arrived. they say stone was stabbed body. >> this incident is a very unfortunate alterication between two groups of folks enjoying themselves in the night life of sacramento. >> reporter: what a very different scene from when he returned an american hero who may have stopped a terror attack. now recovering from knife wound here in his home town. a teen age survivor of last
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week's oregon community college shooting has just woken up. she's able to look round the room. meanwhile in just a few hours, president obama will depart for roseburg oregon, he'll meet privately with families this afternoon. thousands of gun rights advocates expected to protest the visit. the army vet was shot seven times when he allegedly charged the gunman to protect students. gop presidential front runner took his campaign to las vegas on thursday. he got a warm and surprising welcome from one particular audience member. >> i'm from columbia. >> and is this a set up? did i ever meet you before? >> we vote for mr. trump. yes. mr. trump.
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we love you. we love you. on the way to the white house. >> i swear to you i think she's totally beautiful and great. i never met her before i swear. mean while, we're learning how much trump's rivals have raised. ted cruz raised just over 12 million and rubio raised 6 million. ben carson is gaining on donald trump, 26% versus 22%. carson is getting attention this morning for comments he made in a cnn interview last night. >> if there had been no gun control laws in europe at that time, would 6 million jews have been slaughtered? >> i think the likelihood of hitler being able to accomplish
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diminished had the people been armed. and vice president met with staffers. the report has not been confirmed by nbc news. there's still a major threat in south carolina days after the historic rain there ended. flood water making its way to the oceans will slam through beach communities and it is a lot. imagine this, in south carolina alone, about 1.2 million gallons fell per person. could be more evacuations still ahead. 14 dams have been breached and this morning, north carolina is sending 500 soldiers and airman to its sister state to help respond to the record flooding. in georgia, a horrific gas station explosion caught on video. a motorcyclist was gassing up when all of a sudden his bike
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caught fire. police are crediting bystanders with saving a man's life. they say the rider was severely burned. they believe he left his motorcycle running and that is what caused the fire. nbc meteorologist bill karins is here for your end of the week forecast. we made it to friday. we have had about 3 to seven inches of rain overnight at eagle pass. areas from san antonio westward, the worst of it. we have a cold front heading to the east from buffalo to syracuse and eventually new hampshire, vermont, a steady cool rain today. we may see isolated strong storm or two this afternoon. here is at noon today. so, a few strong storms popping up in pennsylvania. steady rains continue through
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northern new england. by 5:00 p.m., the i 95 corridor could have wind. today's forecast, heavy rain, westic texas. cooler today in the great lakes and the weekend forecast, we warm it up. 80s return. 85 as far north as the canadian border. still very warm from coast to coast and not a bad weather out there. now a closer look at the day ahead. so, as that cold front pushes east, it won't rain for long in many locations, the exception being northern new england. still very warm in portions of texas but cooler where it willby be raining. >> nice columbus day weekend too.
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new details on those russian cruise ms. z ise missiles that missed
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welcome back. a dangerous new development in syria, several missiles fired by russia have missed their target. >> reporter: senior defense officials tell nbc news that four of the missiles that russia fired on syria fell short and land in iran. what really has u.s. military officials worried is that washington wasn't informed before the launch even though they travelled through airspace where american aircraft are operating. already at least two u.s. planes had to be diverted to avoid confrontations with russia's aircraft.
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and they're fuming at the choice of targets. >> we have not and will not agree to cooperate with russia so long as they continue to pursue this misguided strategy. check out dramatic footage captured by police body cam earlier this month. it shows five new mexico police officers lifting a 3,000 pound car off a woman in a desperate attempt to save her life. >> in that situation, none of us were thinking about being a hero. >> unfortunately, the 46-year-old woman did not survive. she was trying to jump start her car when it suddenly accelerated, pinning her underneath. and now to shocking video from yesterday. it shows a woman driving her car in circles at a busy intersection and crashes into not to one but two police
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luckily, no one was hurt. legendary louisiana chef has died. prudhomme hosted five cooking shows on pbs. he's been hailed at popularizing cajun food world wide. and the dow climbed above 17,000. and netflix is hiking its price by $1. existing subscribers will stay at the same price for another year. and just ahead, he's one of the most well known athletes in the world and now could face 22
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this morning on "today," how many times have you boarded a plane only to find the over head bins are full? boeing is looking to change that. find out later on show hoe "today." matt hasselbeck who is
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steps up big time connecting for two touchdown passes as indy went on to beat the texans. a rough night for the home team, including this grounds keeper who tripped and got swallowed up by the tarp. we're told he got out of there with just a bruised ego. and morales hitting one of his homers of the night. but it was the astros that went deep. final, 5-2. blue jays ace price gave up a pair of rangers home runs. and josh donaldson take as knee to the head whooil slide ile slide nothing ing into second. rangers took game one 5-3. and the 87-year-old has been ordered to rest after undergo toing an unspecified medical procedure.
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we wish him a quick recovery. lionel messi, arguably, the most famous player in the world. he and his father could be sentenced to 22 months in prison. they're accused of defrauding spanish tax authorities. 17th ranked southern cal's offense was out matched by washington as the huskies won this road game 17-12. have you ever wanted to swim with sharks? well, now you can. plus, is this the randy quaid you remember from the vacation movies? .
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now to tertainment. randy quaid is in hot water. he's facing deportation from canada after his bid for residency was denied. the excentric actor was arrested over concerns he would not leave the country over wednesday's deadline. he had a 2010 arrest for vandalism and tress passing. pop singer, selena gomez has lupus. it was previously reported that the pop star entered rehab.
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chemotherapy treatments. doctors saying she can live a normal life if she takes care of her rself. "steve jobs" about the apple co founder. d "tle walk" bute oabout the walk between the twin towers. and "pan". last night, jimmy fallon cau'ught up on yesterday's political news on "the tonight show." they're saying republican cautndidate ben carson made a number of mistakes as a neheurosurgeon and even left the sponge in one person's brain. the patient was like it's fine, i'm still running for president and i don't care. it's going to be good. >> we saw that one coming. >> but leave it to jimmy falln to put those two together. >> the sponge in the brain. >> exactly. i'm dara brown and thi is show hoe.
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leading the news in the telegraph, a third of vej tearians eat tear -- vejitarians eat meat when drunk on a night out. and they keep it a secret from friends and family. former congresswoman launches an initiative that has a advisory committee that includes former new jersey governor.
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litical meor and greet out sad tucson super market. and a school bus driver has been fired after losing control of her bus and crashing into cars last month. she loses her grip and falls out of her seat completely. luckily, no children were on board. crazy video there. and in dallas, texas, two men tried to escape from police on horse back. that's why you'd have horses at a rodeo. two others fled, leading police on a short chase, while one eventually stopped and the other was detained soon after. all men face misdemeanor charges. yesterday was children's day. thy r they received a special price for dressing up like wrun of the balloons.
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it started in 1989. at point defiance zoo in tacoma, washington, visitors have the chance to swim cage free with more than a dozen sharks. you're accompanied by two certified divers. there is no other experience like this in the u.s. >> i would stikn want a zap stick. >> because really you're not training sharks. now it's time for a look ahead. bill cosby expected to give a deposition in a civil lawsuit brought by dozens of women who claim he sexually assaulted them. she was just 15 years old. cosby's representatives have repeatedly denied allegations of sexual assault. he has not been charge would a crime. and happy birthday to son of john legend.
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and singer-song writer jackson brown turns 67. and we can't forget bo, he is 50 in human years. now keep it right here for more news, weather and it's not about hugging trees. it's not about being wasteful either. you just gotta find that balance. where taking care of yourself takes care of more than just yourself. lease an mkz hybrid for $299 a month only at your lincoln dealer. right now, a violent attack. an elderly man choked and robbed on the street.
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