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it's friday, april 29th. coming up on "early today," a wild night on the west coast as hundreds of donald trump protesters flooded the streets over 20 arrests, a destroyed police car and a candidate turning up the heat. the latest on the bizarre and frightening bomb scare at a baltimore television station. newly minted millionaires at the nfl draft and one player claims his social media was hacked to reveal disturbing visions. forget the hoverboard. get ready for the hoverbike. a whole lot more on a busy friday. "early today" starts right now. good morning. everybody, i'm betty nguyen. thanks for joining us. a wild night at west. hundreds of donald trump protesters took to the streets of costa
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among them, a police car was destroyed. at least 20 protesters were arrested. and after a prolonged period of intensity and violence things have begun to calm down. those protests came after a letter laced with white powder was addressed to donald trump's campaign offices in new york. that is being investigated. six people exposed to the substance and isolated as a precaution. jeb bush is speaking out for the first time since dropping out of the race. he talked with cnn's jamie gangel about trump's nomination and what it would mean to the republican party. >> my personal belief is donald trump is the nominee. i've been pretty consistent about this. we will lose the senate and we will lose the presidency in a landslide and our country can't afford that. >> all of this after another dozeny of a day in the presidential race and reached a boiling point when former house speaker john boehner went off when speaking
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daily." >> well! cruz made sure to hit boehner right back. >> john boehner had some interesting comments last night. he allowed his inner trump to come out. i will say this. if you're one who actually has stood up to washington, i think john boehner has made it crystal clear. john boehner and his remarks describe donald trump as his texting and golfing buddy. so if you want someone who is a texting and golfing buddy, if you're happy with john boehner, speaker of the house, and you want a president like john boehner, then donald trump is your man. >> cruz is fund-raising off boehner's comments. at an event
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underscored how pivotal indiana is to deciding the gop nominee. >> i am so grateful that the entire country is now looking to indiana. we are at the edge of a cliff staring downward and it is the common sense and good judgment of the hoosier state, that is the one thing that stands between us and plunging over the cliff. >> this comes as cruz launched new ad in indiana featuring his vp pick carly fiorina. the indianapolis star is ignoring the recent cruz/kasich back by backing kasich. it says kasich is the best man for the job. also, yesterday, kasich made emotional comments on why he is staying in the race. >> i made the determination that the people of this country deserve something.
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and i said, what do you think, sweetie? i'm inclined to keep going. she looked at me and said, simple words, because she is not a politician, she said, "the people need a choice and if you don't give them a choice, who will?" >> republican front-runner trump continued to focus his energy on his likely democratic opponent hillary clinton. she also made a conscious pivot to the general election yesterday. her campaign released a stop trump ad detailing the things trump would do as president. while also spending a second day off the trail, continuing to fund-raise off trump's woman card comments. she even supplied her supporters with verified women cards with her latest slogan, deal me in. we learned clinton is no longer spending ad money in the upcoming primaries. she put out a campaign schedule all but sees indiana to bernie sanders. sanders is echoing trump's card of a rigged political system. >> the
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not in my view the republicans are winning the elections, the problem is the democrats are losing elections. and i think the reason for that is the democratic party, up to now, has not been clear about which side they are on! >> in other news. a tense standoff at a television station in baltimore on thursday. employees fled after a man dressed in a costume displayed what appeared to be a bomb. pete williams has details. >> reporter: police say a man wearing a animal costume and surgical mask and sunglasses walked into a fox television station in baltimore demanding it air information what he says is a government conspiracy. station employees say he was wearing what appeared to be a bomb vest and said he had a bomb. the building was evacuated. >> he kept on saying, you know, i don't want to hurt anyone, i don't want to hurt you, you know, but i just really want my message to be heard. >> reporter: just before wal
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fire. some pictures live streamed by a station employee on social media. he then walked out of the station where police were waiting when they told him to show his hands, he refused and police say they fired at him when he wouldn't stop. >> when he walked out on the street, he posed a threat to this community, a threat to the officers and they were forced to use their real guns to shoot the suspect. >> reporter: with the man lying on the ground, robot devices were called in to remove the vest. he was then carried into an armored vehicle and taken to a hospital for treatment of his gunshot wounds. >> that was nbc's pete williams reporting. the suspect is in serious condition at a hospital. the authorities say no explosives were found. they say the material stuffed into his vest turned out to be candy bars wrapped in aluminum foil. charges have not been filed yet. the state department is blaming the syrian government for an air strike that destroyed a hospital run by doctors without borders. the syrian observatory for human rights reports that 27 people were killed in the strike on the
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secretary of state john kerry blasted syria leader bashar al assad for what he called a deliberate strike on a known medical facility. kerry urged russia to press the assad regime to stop attacking civilians. officials say the attack may constitute more crimes under international law as a two-month-old cease-fire appears to be breaking down. last year a u.s. air strike hit a different doctors without borders hospital in afghanistan which killed 42. the u.s. says that attack was accidental. 16 service personnel have been disciplined but won't face criminal charges. now to the investigation into prince's death. a law enforcement official now says investigators are looking into whether prince died from a drug overdose. investigators are also looking into whether a doctor was prescribing the pop icon with drugs in the weeks before he was found dead in his paisley park home. while the officials said there is an investigation into whether prince overdosed on his plane that made an emergency landing
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time. the carver county sheriff's office continues to lead the investigation. several cities along the mississippi gulf coast have declared states of emergency as tore redownpours. 24 million people are at risk for severe weather today. it seems like every day, millions and millions face severe weather. >> springtime in the plains, right? it's about once every three days we get these storms rolling through and we have one today. this is a classic one because we got the snow falling in colorado. the severe weather ongoing, even during the overnight hours. a little break today and break out more storms this afternoon. numerous thunderstorms blossoming north of the red river in southern oklahoma and white on the on map, snow beginning to become more widespread throughout the state of colorado. let's talk about the severe risk, first. betty said, 24 million people
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risk dlg th risk including this area here and texarkana and north of shreveport. earlier today the threat morning is lightning and large hail. then the storms become more surface-based and lower to the ground and bring in the threat of isolated tornadoes and continuing the threat of large hail from waco all the way back up through areas here of northeast texas. especially this afternoon. now the snow side of this, the denver area, snow will be breaking out throughout the day today. 4 to 8 inches is possible with a lot more in other areas, especially at higher elevations. that is just a nasty storm there for april in denver. much of the eastern seaboard decent day today. your rain will come sunday. that is your national weather. now here is a closer look at your day ahead. obviously, very active day. pay attention to the sky and also your local media here, nbc stations, as we go through the afternoon in texas. in colorado, your typical april
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weekend forecast takes the storm to the east. >> oh, great. thanks, bill. just in time. okay. ahead find out what made a harvard graduation ceremony. look, mom. no wheels. could this be the bike of the future? you're watching "early today." uh huh. yeah...sorry about that. ♪ think about it ♪ there must be higher love ♪ down in the heart what do you think? ♪ and in the stars above hi ted, glad you could join us, we think you're going to like these numbers. ♪ bring me a higher love ♪ i could rise above ♪ bring me a higher love is better for your skin than wearing no makeup at all? neutrogena® cosmetics. with vitamins and antioxidants. now with foundations in shades
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after nearly 150 years, ringling brothers are retiring the elephants. they were treated to a brunch yesterday. they are getting ready for their final curtain call. it was draft night in the nfl. weeks of speculation about which quarterback the los angeles rams would take with the first pick led to this moment. >> with the first pick in the 2016 nfl draft, the los angeles rams select jared goff, quarterback, california. >> interesting to note, goff wasn't even alive the last time the rams played in l.a. the philadelphia eagles followed that pick with another quarterback, carson wentz out of north dakota state. the fourth overall pick, the dallas cowboys took runng
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check out his outfit. he was supporting a drop top and complete with bow tie and white pants. this shot from a video apparently showing tinsel with a bong was posted on social media 13 minutes before the draft began and it was quickly deleted. >> somebody hacked my account. man, i made that mistake several years ago. somehow, somebody got my photo and hacked my twitter account. >> the former ole miss left tackle was at one time projected to be the number one overall pick. the miami dolphins selected him. after being picked text messages appeared on his instagram page reportedly of him asking ole miss staffers for money. when he was asked if he took money from a
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before quickly whisked off the stage as you see it there. a driver who shot and killed former new orleans player will smith, hayes allegedly shot and killed smith after a traffic dispute earlier this month. miami marlins second baseman dee gordon has been suspended 80 games. he won a gold glove last season and signed a deal with miami back in january. ahead, big names are hitting the silver screen this weekend. how amy schumer made her father's day. you're watching "early today." you're watching "early today."
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and help make tomorrow possible. ♪ you're only a day away ♪ now to entertainment news. the makers of angry birds want you to use your cell phone at the movie. yes! a bird code will appear in the film's credits to unlock a secret level in the game. the movie appears on may 20th. the danish girls oscar winning actress is taking on the new role of mighty herself. this will be a reboot of the popular video game turned feature film starring angelina jolie that aired in 2001. how do you say her name? laura or laura? >> town
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fielded a question about north carolina's bathroom bill and says caitlyn jenner could use any bathroom she felt comfortable to use, even the women's bathroom at trump properties. >> i've never used a women's bathroom before. thank you, donald. i really appreciate it. and, by the way, ted, nobody got molested. that was aimed at ted cruz. amy schumer's father fights multiple sclerosis. >> you're the love of my life in real life. >> ah! certainly daughter of the year right there. way to go, amy! so some new movies hitting theaters
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this week, ted cruz made some headlines picking carly fiorina as his running name but jimmy fallen thinks he found sabotage from another candidate. >> already run into a little trouble because apparently the ted cruz campaign forget to buy the website cruz fiorina.com. they begged the owner to let them buy it but ed, not happening. i want to build a fire wall and make them pay for it. >> fire wall! >> the naming part of this, like, the branding, you know, and someone has to buy all of these domains. >> so much goes into it and you got to be quick with it too. >> who would buy it? >> i'm betty nguyen. this is "early today." this is lulu, our newest dog. mom didn't want another dog. she said it's too much work. lulu's hair just floats. uhh
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(doorbell) mom, check this out. wow. swiffer sweeper, and dusters. this is what i'm talking about. look at that. sticks to this better than it sticks to lulu. that's your hair lulu! mom, can we have another dog? (laughing) trap and lock up to 4x more dirt, dust and hair than the store brand stop cleaning. start swiffer ing
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violence erupts outside a donald trump campaign event in california. the video just in. and new details in the bomb scare, what the suspect's father had to say after the hours long drama played out in front of a tv station. and capping off the week with a win. the reaction coming in after the capitals pull off a hat trick win in last night's playoff game. >> it was an amazing and exciting end to a terrific game. good morning. i'm aaron
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>> and i'm eun yang. caps beat the penguins 4-3 in overtime. t.j. was on fire. a hat trick. holtby kept it together and we hd had a great win. good way it to set us up. >> absolutely. let's now turn to chuck bell with a look at our weather headlines this morning. >> the bar for victory must be very low. not a whole lot of rain, but it won't mean you will get anything in the rain of sunshine. and that's no todafor today, as. this morning relatively thick fog. 3 miles of visibility in gaithersburg, only a mile and a half in leesburg. so low
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right now. nothing all that heavy, but it's chilly and damp. temperatures only in the mid-40s right now and we will be stug mostly in the 40s and 50s for much of the day. have your hat and umbrella ready to go. it will be an ugly, cloudy day. melissa mollett, happy birthday to you. >> thank you, thank you. celebrating at work unfortunately. heck of a way to bring in your birthday. outer loop after connect automatic avenue, a brand new accident there. not sure yet what it's blocking. 270 at democracy, everything except the left lane blocked. they are repairing the overhead sign there southbound at democracy. 66 and 95, no problems. looking good there. and 270 at address again that is your slow spot here this morning. i'll be back in a few minutes.
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capitals win in overtime? >> an overtime victory and the whole city can celebrate. the caps now at that time lead in the series. carol maloney shows us the challenges that still lie ahead in the quest for the stanley p cup. >> reporter: a childhood dream comes true as the caps defeat the penguins 4-3 in overtime. t.j. osh will ie lrd had two goals in the game nine minutes in to the sudden death session. he goes for the wrap around and it needed official review, but crossed the line. a hat trick in dramatic fashion. caps take the first game of the series with an incredible finish. >> the kind of stuff you dream about when you're a kid playing in the backyard by yourself, getting the hat trick. so it was awesome. great way to win. >> i've never seen him take a night off.
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roof and compete level is amazing. that shows in these games that he will be one of those guys that is really key for us. >> i thought he scored a huge goal for us in the middle frame there when they got the two quick goals. fwheeded a quick response. and that's what our team does. there isn't any panic on our bench. there is no, you know, nervousness or anything like that. we just said we got to get this turned around, let's go. and i thought that was a huge goal for us. >> now the goal is to continue to defend home ice. game two back here on saturday night, and right here on nbc 4. at verizon center, carol maloney, news 4 sports. good morning, everybody. i'm erika gonzalez at the live desk. no motive, no suspect and one person dead. we're getting word that around 10:30 last night in prince george's county in the capitol heights area of

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