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] it's are tuesday, december 8th, coming up on "early today," hours after the fbi says the san bernardino shooters had been radicalized for some time, gop frontrunner donald trump calls for a complete shut down of muslims coming into the u.s. on the heels of mass shootings and as the debate of gun control rages, america is arming itself more than ever, as gun sales across the country are spiking. >> maybe a terrorist might not
mayhem starts to happen, i want to be prepared. the chicago police department faces a serious investigation. u2 welcomes the eagles of death metal back to the paris stage. el nino strikes the west coast and much, much more on a busy tuesday. "early today" starts right now. and good morning everyone. i'm shannon mulaire. has donald trump gone too far this time? political rivals are lining up to condemn his latest proposal, a complete shut down of muslims entering the u.s. >> we have to figure it out. we can't live like this. it's going to get worse and worse. you're going to have more world trade centers. we could be politically correct
worse and worse. >> trump's rivals are stepping back in a big way, using words like ridiculous and down right dangerous and no surprise from the democrats, hillary clinton is calling the situation reprehensible and prejudiced. and even conservative dig chinay ck cheney is speaking up. and retweeted almost 6,000 times from the democratic mayor of st. peters burg, florida, i'm here by barring donald trump from enterling the st. petersberg area. >> reporter: president obama appealed to americans not to turn against one another and let the war against isis become a war against islam.
reject proposals that muslim americans should somehow be treated differently. >> reporter: lets than 24 hours later, the leading republican candidate did exactly that. calling for a total and complete shut down of muslims entering the united states until our country's representatives can figure out what's going on. all muslims. supporters in south carolina embrace it. >> i've had too many brothers and sisters lost over there in those two wars to just let them come here free range. >> reporter: cair said donald trump sounds like the leader of a mob, not like the leader of a great nation like ours. he is doing the work of isis and jeb bush tweeted that donald trump is unhinged.
community leaders against extremists. >> we must not force american muslims to run and hide and retreat to the shadows. >> reporter: it is a clash of rhetoric in a nation divided. in san bernardino, ted cruz and trump had been battling for iowa. >> we will carpet bomb them into oblivion. i don't know if sand can glow in the dark but we're going to find out. >> reporter: but trump's latest comments went too far for cruz. >> that's not my policy. >> the fbi says the terrorists who killed 14 people in fbi in san bernardino last week had been radicalized for quite some time and they were recently seen at shooting ranges in the area and that farook went to this
before the shootings, firing a number of weapons, including an assault rifle and we now have our first look of the couple entering the country together in 2014. morgan radferred has more. >> reporter: the fbi now calling this investigation one on quote a massive scale saying that they confiscated 19 pipe bomb components from the home and they've gone target practice shooting just days before this massacre and of the five guns three were owned by enrique marcus. and a neighbor said after two years of dropping her son off home from school, he pretended like he didn't even know her just months ago when she ran into him at the local walmart. they detained him from
has not been named a suspect and they're focussing on the mother of syed farook and they were living in a home that was effect effective effectively a bomb making factor. how, when and by whom was the couple radicalized? shannon. america has seen a spike in gun sales following the san bernardino terror attack. black friday saw record setting gun sales. nbc kevin reports. >> reporter: as the national debate rages over gun control, guns are selling. many worried americans like the hoeing family visiting local shops ready to buy. >> maybe a terrorist might not
happens, i want be prepared. >> reporter: fbi statistics show a marked increase in firearm background checks following each mass shooting in america. a 15% following fort hood, a 17% increase after aurora, colorado in 2012 and a 38.7% spike after new town, connecticut. and coming in january, gun tv, a channel dedicated to firearms. and one study suggests there could be fewer casualties if more people were armed. >> a small portion of concealed carry can cut down casualties. >> the gun lobby wants us to believe that more guns is the solution to this problem, if that were true, we'd be the safest nation in the developed world.
times more likely to be murdered by a gun than in any other country. >> that was nbc's kevin reporting. attorney general loretta lynch says the justice department is going over the antimuslim rhetoric following last week's shooting. americans shouldn't let rhetoric turn into violence. meanwhile islamic residents in kansas city took part in a march for peace and this year's match took on an added meaning and islam means not harming others. and one add nearly all of the islamic world condemns terrorism. >> 99% of the islam world condemn terrorists. and it's not the real islam.
>> and many chanted yes, yes peace during that march. u2 had a very special guest at their concert in paris last night. >> i want to introduce you to some people whose lives will forever be a part of the city of paris. these are our brothers, they were robbed of their stage three weeks ago and we would like to offer them ours tonight. would you welcome the eagles of death metal. >> the lead singer thanks u2 and the crowd saying i will never stop rocking and rolling. they performed "patty smith people have the power." french police now have a furry new ally in the fight against terror.
ambassador in matter-of-course oscow with the dog. rits argesture to replace the german shepherd killed during the search for the ring leader of the paris attacks. he began his training in russia and will continue training in france. days of record rainfall have turned roads into rivers and triggered land slides in the portland, oregon area. and the pacific northwest is bracing for more wet weather. nbc meteorologist, bill karins with more on that. >> we've set up in our parade of storms across the pacific. this is what we expect going into our el nino wind ter. this plume of moisture pointed straight at washington and oregon. and the olympics. that's where the heaviest rain
the rainfall amounts over the next seven days. this red coloring is up to nooiv five inches of rain. and some could get up to a foot. we expect miner to moderate flooding along the rivers. hopefully we won't see major problems. and there's not a lot of cold air but the highest elevations will get snow. we have avalanche warnings in the saw tooth. and this is welcome snow. we haven't had a lot in the central central portion of the sierra. that's good news. now a closer look at your day ahead. so, everywhere east of the rockies is dealing with just the opposite of the northwest. lots of sunshine, lots of warmth, a little cool this
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the justice department is opening an investigation into possible civil rights abuses that chicago police department. this comes as a new video was released showing a shooting from 2014 that killed ronald johnson but unlike laquan mcdonald, charges are not being filed over johnson's death. here with more. >> reporter: with remarkable detail, prosecutor anita alvarez said she was not charging the
shot 25-year-old ronald johnson in the back as he ran from police in october 2014. >> the crime cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. >> reporter: they say enhanced dash cam radio shows a 9 millimeter gun in johnson's right hand. johnson's mother said it was planted. >> he had nothing in his hand. >> reporter: attorney general loretta lynch launches an investigation into the department's force. >> we want to see if the police department as a systemic matter has had violations in policing. >> we welcome it. and the city of chicago will be better for it. we accept it and we need it. leading the news in the new york daily news, a florida
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