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it's tuesday, may 3rd. coming up on "early today," ted's last stand, confronting donald trump supporters ahead of today's indiana primary but can cruz stop the momentum. a family feud of he i'm proportions is shaping up off prince's 5 hundred,000 estate. who showed up to dress to compress for this multimillion dollar met gail la. what happens when lawmakers don't agree? another teacher sick-out for the city of treat. beating 5,000 to 1 odds which happened happened in 32 years. . "early today" starts right now. good morning. thanks for joining us today. i'm betty nguyen. primary day in indiana. it could be the end of the race fo
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as polls show donald trump well ahead of ted cruz. cruz went toe-to-toe with an uncomfortable face-off with trump supporters yesterday. >> you are the problem. you are the problem. >> can i ask you something? >> no. >> out of all of the candidates name one who had a million dollar judgment for -- donald trump. >> funded. >> that's right. >> not you. >> you like rich people who buy politicians? >> where is your goldman sachs jacket at? we know your wife works there. >> i was supported and am supported by 1.3 million contributions. with all due respect, donald trump is deceiving you and playing you for a jump. >> allie jackson caught up with trump after that exchange. >> your concern for those protests? >> there are five of them and hundreds of us, so no. >> do you have an answer based on that interaction? >> it come up.
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sunday and carly fiorina took a bad fall on stage. here was that fall. >> help me welcome your next first family, heidi cruz, your next first lady, care olin and katharine and the next president of the united states, ted cruz! >> trump ridiculed cruz for not helping fiorina after the incident. >> then he picks carly. she is perfectly nice. by the way, she fell off the stage the other day. did anybody see that? and cruz didn't do anything! i was -- even i would have helped her, okay? no, it's true! the weirdest thing. >> meanwhile, trump spent his final day of campaigning in indiana and looking ahead to november. he m
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>> honestly, if we win indiana, it's over. it's over. they're finished. they're gone. they're gone. now indiana is becoming very important. and i say -- i say -- no, so important in terms of the race. usually by this time, it's over and, you know, it doesn't matter. but this time, you folks belong where you belong. it's called important ville, right? i love it. i think he is crazy. lyin' ted does not have the temperament to be doing this. he is choking like a dog because he is losing so badly. we have to put him away tomorrow, folks. we have to get out and vote. we have to get out and vote. >> in indiana, trump was introduced by former american football league defensive back fred "the hammer williamson and digger phelps. trump nabbed the
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holtz. on the democratic side, tonight could be bernie sanders' last chance to breathe new life into his campaign. last week sanders scored one primary from clinton as she held commanding leads in four states. clinton tops sanders in indiana four points that is well within the margin of error, so tonight's outcome do could go either way. here is what sanders had to say at his final indiana rally. >> tomorrow, let us see indiana have the largest voter turnout in their history! tomorrow, let us see indiana help lead this country into the political revolution. thank you all. >> clinton spent her monday in kentucky and west virginia. she also has raised millions from her woman card campaign. it raked in over $2il
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for april, clinton raised 26 million dollars, slightly more than sanders 25.8 million for the same month. it is the first time in months clinton outraised sanders. she is expected to continue campaigning in west virginia and ohio today. sanders holds a rally in kentucky. clinton will sit down for an exclusive interview with andrea mitchell today at noon. donald trump will speak from his new york headquarters as the results of the indiana primary come in. as for cruz, he will make one last-ditch effort with three separate events in indiana today. all of the glitter and glamour of the fashion world were on display on fashion's biggest night. the star-studded met gala in new york city. beyonce stunned in this gown. she made her first red carpet appearance since releasing "lemonade" and noticeably without husband jay-z. a blue ball gown here goed thanks
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how gorgeous! taylor smith's silver dress and lady gaga's gown. kate upton debuted new bling and breaking the news of her gating to detroit tigers pitcher justin verlander. the sister network e! congratulations to them. kerry washington showed off her bump complete with purple air. teachers in detroit are holding another sick-out day. this marks the second day in a row of the protest which focuses on teachers pay. the union called for the sick-out after the district said it will not have enough money to pay teachers their already earned salaries after june 30th. the district says it is due to
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monday's protest closed 94 of the 97 schools. the state legislature is considering a 720 million dollar restructuring plan to help refund the district. the stage is set for a major family drama over the fortune left behind by prince. the fight reached a minnesota courtroom monday, even as many troubling questions still remain over how and why the superstar died. nbc's stephanie gosk has details. >> reporter: with concern growing that prescription painkillers may have played a role in prince's death, friend ar seen yo hall. >> i remember hip pain. there was a point he was having pain. i never talked about that thing. >> reporter: meanwhile, in minnesota, prince's siblings pushed through a mob of media to get into the courthouse. the first step in dividing the musician's fortunes. the proceedings last just ten minutes. tyka nelson, the pop star's sister
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are the only known errors. the judge confirmed no will has been found but the search for one continues. >> these estates can be some of the ugliest fights you've seen in probate court. people are throwing around all sorts of dirty laundry. it's all aired out for the public to see. >> reporter: prince's estate is estimated to be worth nearly 300 million and it will likely grow, on top of new music sales there is a treasure trove of unreleased tracks, thousands of them, almost impossible to put a price tag on. prince invested heavily in local real estate, owning at least 16 different properties in the minneapolis area worth close to $30 million. while the family tries to unravel the finances, the mystery of prince's death only deepens. law enforcement officials say prescription painkillers were found on prince's body and in paisley park. finding out what role they may have played, if any, and who pretty bad them is at the heart of the ongoing investigation. >> that was nbc'
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reporting. the navy's top officer is speaking out about close calls involving russian jets in the baltic sea. the admiral hopes for normalization of the two nations. jets were buzzed on multiple occasions. the most recent incident came on friday. a russian jet intercepted a u.s. reconnaissance plane flying in international air space. they released this video of jets flying by a submarine. richardson says the incident raised tensions in the area and he has called on russia to abide by a maritime agreement signed by the u.s. and soviets in 1972 to prevent circulation. -- escalation. >> gobble-sized hail in washington, d.c. area yesterday. more severe weather is expected in the mid-atlantic today. let's get the latest f
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that. >> was was impressed for maryland and virginia yesterday. 120 reports and couple were tennis-balled sized hail too. the storm system is still bus this morning. what a gloomy morning commute from new england south wards down through the mid-atlantic and through the carolinas. almost everyone is locked in right now on the i-95 corridor. delays at the airports for low visibility early today. the forecast will improve for the big cities and d.c. to boston throughout the day but the worst is before your early morning drive. your severe thunderstorm threat 9 million people at area and coastal florida and marlg area in green area and more large hail and wind damage. this includes greensboro and greenville areas and charlotte and raleigh and north of wilmington. a good chunk of north carolina for the most part. 10:00 a.m., the rain from this will exit and a little break and clearing and new s
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2:00 to 3:00 and raleigh 4:00 to 5:00 for you and hits the coast by about 10:00 p.m. there is your national weather. here is a closer look at your day ahead. the showers and thunderstorms continue right along the southeast coastline as we go throughout the day today. we have cleared it out finally in arkansas, east texas and louisiana and gloomy forecast from philly up through southern new england early today. for the east coast, this will probably be the worse of it. >> it has to get through today. >> thank you. important details from a new study for anyone having trouble getting enough sleep. plus when legislators disagree, things can turn ugly fast! you're watching "early today." ♪ ♪ it's time to get seriously silly, people. ♪ join red nose day to do some serious good
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get ready for another dose of dreary weather. just looking at storm team 4 radar this morning, you can see that rain is still coming down about in most parts of our area. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. still raining, but nowhere near as severe as it was last night. you could hear it coming down. a lot of you saw hail even, some the size of tennis balls. look at the scene here in woodbridge as it came down last night. can you believe that? >> the rain brought standing water if in a lot of places forcing reports of several water rescue himself. we caught within caring towed after the water receded in
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>> so what are we in for today is the big question. let's check in with chuck bell with the latest on our weather. wild night, chuck. >> crazy night with big hailstones, anywhere from as much as 1 to 3 inches in diameter. this morning we're dealing with thick fog primarily across the 270 corridor in montgomery county. that's where the fog is the thickest. melissa will update you on road conditions here in a second. we have a lot of flooded roads overnight. but just light to period abouts of moderate rain moving into the area right now. don't plan on which in the way of sunshine today. temperatures are in the low 60s right now. heading out, what you see is what you get. cloudy skies and rain chances through the remainder of the morning. now how about the flooded roads. >> we still have a problem d.c. 295 southbound lanes, we
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watering a cross all southbound lanes at nannie helen buroughs avenue. you can make it past the problem in the tar left lane, but still have a problem in that area where we did see high standing water on days like today. taking a look at 66 and 95, don't have any issues there. again, you would see radar here if that was something that we were dealing with right now. prince george's county overall don't have any big problems there. taking a look at 270 and germantown road, 118 looking good, just a little foggy. >> you want to look automatout debris that may be left on the roads. a downed tree was on north capitol street and the other still causing problems on longfellow street. both fairly close to rock creek park. look at this, this is on longfellow, it crashed down on to three parked cars. leaving just a big mess.
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hurt there. the storm brought tennis ball sized hail, giant claps of thunder. if you had someplace to go, it was kind of a duck for cover night. the rain drench oiged parts of prince george's county and ledded to water rescues in montgomery county. hail kept coming down. and that force the a lot of people inside until the storm passed. >> the wind was whipping, water was rising. we just waited it out. >> smart thing to do. the hail was hard to avoid. giant clouds formed a super cell thunderstorm. there was a brief tornado warning in laplata, but no reports of a touchdown. the big question now, are we finally in the rear. chuck is tracking the chances of rain in your neighborhood. and you can always get the storm team 4 forecast and see the radar anytime in the nbc washington app. aev
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following today, today we should learn exactly what caused last year's deadly smoke event at the l'enfant plaza metro station. 61-year-old carol glover died. incident. during today's hearing, the ntsb will address faultily insulation around power cables. and they will also talk about poor communication and lack of proper protocol during the la plant incident. this week metro will decide to fully staff a fire liaison 24 hours a day to help with fire situations on the rails. and this morning crews will continue to work to clear the damaged rail cars from sunday's csx train derailment. surveillance video captured the moment the cars crashed in to one another near the rhode island metro station in northeast d.c. csx says they have removed the chemicals that leaked as a result of the derailment. today he wieleanor holmes

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