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it's thursday, april 28th. coming up on "early today," the donald gets knighted as the front-runner sets his sights on indiana, while ted cruz tries to control the day with his vp pick and offered the crowd this unusual little number. ♪ i know two girls that i just adore i'm so happy i can see them more ♪ >> reporter: the largest take-down in the history of the big apple. facebook controls an hour of every user's days as mark zuckerberg is $4 billion richer. and your forecast is coming up. "early today" starts right now. good morning. thank you for waking up with us
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than 24 hours after donald trump swept the gop primaries in the northeast. ted cruz threw a hail mary pass, picking former hewlett-packard ceo and onetime presidential opponent, carly fiorina as his potential running mate. he is trying to put juice in his presidential bid and force trump into a contested convention. >> an extraordinary leader, my friend, and the next vice president of the united states, carly fiorina! ♪ >> and trump made sure to hit both cruz and fiorina on the move. >> today, i'm in the plane and i see on television, they have a new relationship has started, cruz and carly. he's mathematically eliminated! he has set a record, though. he is thest
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country who is mathematically eliminated from becoming president, who chose a vice presidential candidate. >> cruz is hoping his fortunes fare better than ronald reagan's did in 1976 when he chose richard schweiker and then he lost. trump wouldn't be outdone. attempting to pivot to the general election. trump delivered his much-anticipated foreign policy speech in washington, laying out his view of america heading into the future. >> my foreign policy will always put the interests of the american people and american security above all else. it has to be first. has to be. that will be the foundation of every single decision that i will make. >> former secretary of state madeleal
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twitter to say the so-called trump doctrine is strung together with contradictory statements and bluster is no strategy, mr. trump. meanwhile, bob corker praised trump's speech to msnbc's chris matthews. >> i was very pleased with what i heard. i thought it was a great step in the right direction. i thought it was full of substance. >> trump also got a big hoosier endorsement in indianapolis. legendary basketball coach bobby knight threw his support behind the gop nominee. >> there has never been a presidential candidate prepared to the length that this man is. and let me say something, too. i am not here to represent the republican party and i'm not here to represent any organization that deals with politics. i think -- i think the most important thing
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there is for this job and you've already met him. >> yet, as trump made his best effort to present his vision for america, he remained in a war of word with hillary clinton over his accusations thshe played th woman card. clinton's campaign fired back on social media yesterday. carly fiorina jumped into the fray taking trump's words head-on after her vp announcement but not before turning heads with this little song. ♪ i know two girls that i just adore ♪ ♪ i'm so happy i can see them more ♪ because we travel on the bus all day and we get to play ♪ ♪ we get to play i won't bore you with any more of the song. >> bernie sanders fought another day
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we no longer require the many loyal and dedicated staffers who helped us in new york, connecticut, rhode island, maryland, delaware, pennsylvania and other states where the nominating contests has been completed. we will continue to have a strong and dedicated staff of more than 300 workers who are going to help us win in california and other contests still to come. after shooting some hoops are chris jansing, sanders is still in the race until the end. >> the question is do i consider myself the underdog when we began, we were 60 points behind secretary clinton. we have closed that gap very successfully and now won 17 states and i think we are going to win here in indiana. we are the underdog, but i think there is a narrow path to victory and we are going to fight for every vote that we can get to make that victory happen. >> sanders is expected to campaign in oregon today, along with john kasich. ted cruz will keep his focus on
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in indiana and crucial state of california. all of this as clinton spends the day off the trail. meanwhile trump advisers will be on capitol hill today and holding closed door meetings with various members of congress as he inches closer to the nomination. new york police are calling it the largest gang take-down in the city's history. nearly 700 nypd officers and federal agents worked together to bust over gang members who were wanted for violence and drug operations throughout the city. u.s. attorneys say they remember the two rival gangs that operated in the bronx. those gangs went by the names of two fly and the big money bosses. in a stunning fall from grace, former house speaker dennis hastert has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison and charged with breaking federal banking laws to pay hush money to a man who says hastert abused him when he was 16 years old. he had a dressing down by the judge who said, quote, nothing
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serial child molester and speaker of the house in the same sentence. one of the survivors testified saying he never told anyone about his darkest secret. >> he stood up and spoke the truth of what mr. hastert did to him as a boy, how coach abused him, violated his trust and, in doing so, permanently scarred him. >> the statute of limitations has been conspirexpired but hass given three times the federal prosecutor had recommended. baltimore police are investigating the officer involved shooting of a 13-year-old boy. he was shot in baltimore yesterday afternoon. police say he was carrying a replica semiautomatic pistol in
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by baltimore police officers. he fled and was chased by the officers. continuing to hold the gun after asked to drop it by officers, they fired. the boy was taken to the hospital where he has reportedly nonlife-threatening injuries. his mother has been questioned by investigators. now to another round of severe weather in the midwest. at least 15 confirmed tornadoes in nine states. this one in western iowa caused some scattered debris. residents in western kentucky, they are cleaning up from powerful storms that swept through. strong winds here blew a mobile home apart with two people still inside. officials say those two residents are safe. parts of indiana were left under water by heavy rain and flash flooding. more severe weather is expected today. let's get the latest on this from bill karins. seems like every day, we are talking about these storms. >> this storm is about every with and reload and another event of severe weather the next couple of days. yesterday, 19 reports of tornadoes. a lot of those w
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significant damage but shows you we are expecting the huge outbreak the day before and only had 5 to 10 and yesterday we had more. heavy rain approaching areas of suburbs just south of chicago. some rain moving through the mountainous areas of virginia and steady heavy rain along the border of virginia and north carolina. this is the boundary between the carolina air to the north and warm air to the south and spark additional storms. 8.7 million people at risk for slight weather today. late tonight in areas around texas and oklahoma. for north carolina, storms this afternoon. strong winds. small hail is possible. those storms scattered isolated storms from atlanta to montgomery to mobile. dallas/ft. worth area red river and towards norman and oklahoma city. the rest of the country, there is cool air out there in the northern half of the country. 48 minneapolis today and 50s in new england areas. scattered storm
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the suoutheast. storms tonight in dallas and ft. worth and oklahoma city and severe weather tomorrow afternoon. the rain will us early this morning. right on the north carolina virginia border. probably a break and then additional strong storms pushing down from virginia into eastern north carolina this afternoon. again, that storm threat for oklahoma and texas is late tonight into tomorrow morning. so we will go through another round of severe weather. oklahoma and texas will be areas of concern on friday, right into the weekend. >> goodness. day after day. thank you. it is spring, after all, right? >> that time. popping up. how mark zuckerberg became billions of dollars richer in one night. a horrific plane crash captured on surveillance video. you're watching "early today." *, where investors can investigate and invest in vests... or not in vests.
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distracted driving front and center. this is the scene after high speed wreck. an 18-year-old drove over 100 miles an hour and crashed into another man's car and did it while using snapchat a feature that tracks how fast users are going. users for the man who now has permanent brain damage are holding mcgee and snapchat liable. they say snapchat should have known the filter would distracted driving and speeding. a pilot in alabama made a lucky escape from a fiery plane crash on tuesday. look at that! it was all caught on surveillance video. bystanders rushed to help the pilot out of wreckage. he had only minor injuries to his make any difference. first lady was captured in times square yesterday. the event celebrated the
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can't wait to see that. to sports. the l.a. clippers without chris paul and blake griffin did not fare too well. portland could wrap up the series on friday in portland. the hornets are one win away from taking their first playoff series in 14 years. courtney lee rallied in the final seconds to hit a come from behind three-pointer. they face elimination on friday after this 90-88 loss at home. then to the play of the day. oral years and rays. souza, here is the call. >> diving. did he get that? oh, what a catch! >> souza with an amazing catch. incredible. look at that! but it wasn't enough to rally the rayses. baltimore won. is this the wave of the
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see what's possible. now for some entertainment news. will ferrell who famously portrayed president george w. bush on "snl" has set his sights on another president. he has signed on to portray former president ronald reagan. the movie's plot line is he is start of reagan's second term and then onset of dementia. "hair spray" live" continues to explode. martin short will join the cast. clooney the wife of actor george clooney got personal with the bbc personal elections, specifically about oneon
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good morning, everybody. barricade situation underway in alexandria. >> let's get right to the live desk. >> breaking news in alexandria. police responding to a report of shots fired near potomac yard shopping plaza on route one. we understand that at some point it turned into a barricade situation, but we're not hearing of any injuries. megan mcgrath will join us in the next couple minutes and give us an update of what she's seeing. some of the other stories we're working on for you this morning, a virginia woman vanishes and this morning we're getting a lookat
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before she was last seen. the video police want you to see. it made getting to and from work a mess for a lot of you yesterday, but what about today? the latest on the water main break on rockville pike. >> and don't put away the umbrellas just yet. take a look at radar this morning. where the drops are still coming down. >> for more on that, we check in with chuck bell. i forgot my umbrella. it's in the car, but i forgot it. >> one strike on you. don't be like aaron, everybody. not a whole lot of rain out there just yet, you probably have a little while before the rain gets going, but a bucket of rain coming our way from mid to late morning up lithrough about early afternoon. current temperatures in the low to mid-50s and that's just about where they will stay. have the umbrella ready to go. we probably won't even make 60 degrees today. we'll time when the rain moves out coming up. but for now, here is traffic with meliss
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itting a look at the beltway, looking quite good. and we don't have any road work here right now to worry about this morning. 395 north after duke street, do have the left lane getting by that work zone. that's the one that kind of hangs around for us every morning. outer loop at river road, you can see no problems there along river road. and producing overall looking good, but you can see these blobs of rain trying to work their way into the morning commute. we're going back to the breaking news out of alexandria, this is happening on east reed street and evans lane. that's where we find megan mcgrath live with details. >> reporter: well, we're here on route 1 and east reed is right over my shoulder. you can see the police officers that are progressing things off at the intersection for safety purposes as the situation unfolds. now, it was 10:00 last night when shots were fired. it appears we
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adults. police say that one family member inside a residence on east reed street shot at another family member who was outside the home. the person who was outside was not hurt. that person ran and called police to report what was going on. right now police are trying to contact the person inside the home that fired the shot. no luck in contacting that individual as of yet. not clear if they're still in the home or not. and unfolding situation here. we'll continue to bring updates. back to you in the studio. so i can continue my life -- >> she's crying out for help to find her missing sister. ly lizeth lopez went missing and she was caught on video walk manage to a cvs store. police found her car
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works near pond run drive. contact prince william county police if you have any information. 4:30 now. greenbelt police are working to find a suspect following a homicide, a map found dead on a patio in the 6900 block of th hanrahan over-parkway. and we're working to learn more about a deadly stabbing inside a tacokoma park building yesterda afternoon. a woman was found with stab wounds inside an apartment and an injured man was found near the lobby elevator. the woman later died at the hospital. the man was taken into surgery. an update now on the big water main break we followed for you all morning yesterday. good news to report, rockville pike is 100% open right now. the water main broke on rockville pike at cedar lane early yesterday. at first it


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