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it's friday, may 13th. coming up on "early today," new this morning, the obama administration will issue a directive to america's public schools on transgender bathroom access. what came out of the much hyped donald trump meetings with the gop leaders including james baker. one brave woman takes on two armed car jackers at gunpoint. that plane and 17 sky divers who walked away. baggers stranded at an airport in a luggage nightmare. that and much more on a busy friday. "early today" starts right now. i'm dara brown. the obama issue will issue new directs to the public schools across the country on the use of bathroomshe
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comes to transgender students and to tell schools to be in compliance for title ix funds they need to treat students equally with their transgender identity. this affects all schools across the nation including most colleges and universities. this means that those schools and institutions will have a threat of losing federal funds and that is what a letter that the obama administration is putting out will tell all of these school education institutions. now, this directive comes days after north carolina and the federal government sued each other over north carolina's bathroom law. historically, many states backed down when it comes to the threat of losing federal funds. north carolina is not backing down. however, the white house says they will not remove federal funding for north carolina until all of the lawsuits have been settled. this guideline actually goes into effect today. it is active right now. however, there is no word on exactly when federal funds will be pulled from schools a
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violation. >> edward, thank you for that. mr. trump goes to washington and thursday's high profile meetings on capitol hill may be over but for the republican party, the unifying is just beginning. donald trump met with leaders from the house, senate and rnc on the agenda breaking the ice and discussing a wide range of issues involving trade, abortion, and tax policy and the supreme court. the party leaders have almost universally said that the meetings were a success. >> it was a positive mood. it was a mood of cooperation and a feeling that it's time to unify the party. >> look forward to continuing the conversation. >> everyone who attended really felt good about the meeting. >> the most important meeting on the agenda, trump's 45-minute face-to-face with house speaker paul ryan. while the two made some headway, ryan
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endorsing trump. >> i was very encouraged with what i should from donald trump tod -- what i heard from donald trump today. i believe we are planting the seeds to get ourselves unified and bridge the gaps. from here we will go deep into the policy areas and see where the common ground is and make sure cher operating off the same core principles. >> here is what trump said to fox news regarding his meeting with ryan. >> i thought it was a great meeting. we had a -- we discussed a lot of things, a lot of very important things and i thought it was really a very, very good meeting. i think paul felt the same way and everybody else did also. i think we really had a great meeting today and i think we agreed on a lot of things. and it will be a little process, but it will come along, pretty sure. >> trump also paid a visit to his lawyers, meeting with lobbyists and republican officials including former secretary of state james baker. meanwhile, trump is in hot water after his
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anthony senecal posted on social media calling for president obama to be killed. he backed up those comments with an interview with nbc news. >> is there more than some issues that [ bleep ] damn trader. trader. period. that's the way i feel. >> so you think that is what should be done with traitors? >> i think he ought to be hung. i think he should be hung. i think he should be hung next to hillary clinton, and i think it should be public. i think it should be televised. i think -- of the mosque. it used to be the white house. >> senecal did not discuss these thoughts with trump and trump had this statement.
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secret service says it's aware of the threat and is conducting an investigation. meanwhile, democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders pounced on trump's capitol hill meetings. clinton releasing this statement, since donald trump became the republican party's presumptive nominee for president last tuesday, the chorus of republicans and conservative commentators from around the country rejecting his unpredictable risky and divisive candidate has grown daily. today, speaker ryan met with donald trump, but he clearly wasn't swayed by the nominee as he again refused to endorse him. sanders said this to nbc's chris jansing. >> you have to work out those policies with the candidate for president who seems to change his views of virtually everything, except when he continues to insult latinoss and mexicans and muslims and women and veterans and african-americans. they have a serious
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every day. >> the same day iminebriation activists protested donald trump on capitol hill, news broke that the obama administration plans large-scale deportations cross the country and stem when thousands of them arrive at the border. they will deport those who exhaust their legal appeals to remain in the country or pursuing asylum. the arrests will happen as sanders and clinton are wrapping up the democratic primary in california. both clinton and sanders immediately denounced the administration's plans, standing against the large-scale raids. it has been almost two years since joan rivers during what was thought to be a routine medical procedure and now there is word a financial settlement has been reached between her daughter melissa and the doctors. nbc's joe fryer reports. >> reporter: relatives of joan rivers have reached a
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in their malpractice suit against the doctors in the cling. including the dollar amount will remain confidential with the matter closed, melissa river says i'm able to put the legal aspects of my mother's death behind me and ensure that those culpable for her death have accepted responsibility for their actions quickly and without equivocation. >> this was a lightning fast settlement that suggest the doctors had a lot to answer for. >> reporter: joan rivers suffered fatal complication during a throat procedure in 2014 at this clinic. her family filed a lawsuit last year alleging doctors took photos while rivers was sedated and waited 12 minutes to call 911. >> in my opinion, it was 100% preventible. >> reporter: a spokesman for the clinic tolls "the new york times" the parties agreed to settle to invoice protractive litigation. the u.s. navy has fired the commander of ten american sailors who were detained brieflily iran in january. the ny
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confidence in commander eric rasch whose squadron wandered into iranian waters during the training mission. the ten sailors were held for 15 hours. the navy official tells the associated press rasch failed to provide effective leadership leading to the lack of oversight and failure to maintain standards in the unit. the navy says rasch has been relieved of his command duties and reassigned. police in atlanta are searching for two armed car jacquesers after they attempted to steal a vehicle from a gas station on saturday night but the car's owner was not having it. after one of them pointed a gun in her face, warrant wouldn't let them leave. she tried pulling the gunmen out of the car as they attempt to drive off. finally they decide they have had enough and run away. authorities say people were watching the struggle but no one intervened. a reward up to
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in the case. to california a driver lost control of his mercedes and crashed it into a wall. three sheriff's deputies and a bystanders broke the car window and pulled the unconscious driver from the wreck just as it burst into flames. the passenger was able to climb out on his own. the driver suffered a ruptured spleen and bruises and cuts, and is in serious, but stable, condition. the cause of the crash is under investigation. here is something you don't see every day. hump-back whales swimming in the shallow waters in san francisco bay during their annual migration north. a number have been spotted in recent weeks likely due to high concern concentration of anchovies. welcome, bill. >> good morning. time for the weekend forecast. before we get there, we have to get through our id
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through the day today. we have been watching this cold front and taking its sweet time moving across the country and this has to head to the east coast today. the warm front over the mid-atlantic the last couple of days and shift to the east over areas. d.c. did not get rain yesterday. they ended their streak at 15 days in a row of wet weather. for today, a marginally severe storms and possibility isolated severe storms raleigh and washington and norfolk and back to wilmington and myrtle beach included. separate storms, a new one in the middle of the country and a strong cold front. kansas city to joplin. large hail is a threat later today. for today's forecast, clouds and rain for the east coast will be off and off throughout the day and new england this afternoon. the evening storms for kansas city to st. louis the day time hours look fine and phoenix 104. as far as the weekend forecast saturday, we watch the storm in the middle of the country heading for areas of philadelphia and d.cd
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that is your national weather. here is a closer look at your day ahead. so for today, there is that cold front heading to the southeast coastline. we will be watching charlotte to raleigh to north carolina for the possibility of some showers and storms during the day. late today, the storms from wichita to kansas city that could obtain some large hail. -- could contain large hail. the story over the weekend is the cold air coming down from the grakeeat lakes to the northeast. congress is final acting to fight the zika virus threat. have it your way. can you guess where? you're watching "early today." if you have allergy congestion, muddling through your morning is nothing new. .your nose is the only ing on your mind... ...and to get relief, anything is fair game. introducing rhinocort® allergy spray from the makers of zyrtec®. powerful relief from your most frustrating nasal allergy symptom* ,all day and all night.
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we begin with breaking news. in prince william county, a death investigation the 15,000 block of brazil circle. as of this point, authorities are staying pretty tight lipped about the events surrounding this, but we're making calls. "news 4 today" begins right now. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. a deadly extent investigation is under way in fairfax. what we're learning about the victims, the moments right before the accident and whether it will impact your commute. and the change for transgender students in public school bathrooms. but first, get together for
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move in this morning. >> let's get right to chuck bell for the latest. >> good morning, two fast moving chances of rain. one coming in right away and the next one comes in first thing tomorrow afternoon. not looking for anything in the way of big severe weather. all eyes for shows of you that are sunshine deprived means everyone in the sound of high voice, we're look forward to the sunday p. but raindrops headed in and more across west virginia. that is coming our way later on today. temperatures in the 70s. we'll break on yut the timing i few. taking a look at the problem where m m
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this is ship let boulevard near burke lake road, lanes shut down for collision reconstruction. megan will be on the scene. gw parkway near. >> joseph turow: tur country rib, a pot 270 at montrose, no problems. it is 4:28 fair fairfax county place are looking for the driver who killed a pedestrian and took off. the 33-year-old man was hit near ship let boulevard around 9:00 last night. that is near white oaks boulevard. they are looking for a dark colored sedan. they will not release the victim's name until his family has been notified. eight people have been recovering from a wreck that
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southwest last night. fire and ems say one victim has life threatening injuries and another is in critical condition. the second balt floor police officer accused in the death of freddie gray is back in court for a second day. during the first day of they're romanocaruso's bench trial, dramatic police video was shown reenacting the arrest of freddie grey. near row nero helped put gray in the police van. he's faulting assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment karnlgs. chris gordon will be back in court. follow him at chris informatigo oig for the latest inside the nero trial. a rough day for passengers at the phoenix sky harbor international airport. did you hear about this story? after more than 3,000 checked bags not only missed
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while, all because of a flub with tsa screening systems. things are back online and they have been conducting several tests overnight to try to figure out where the system had the air light last night. bags were being driven to other airports en route to their owner. talk about good days and bad days at the airport, not a fun one for a lot of folks. >> and we might hear about what happened in pea mix when the tsa talks about summer travel this afternoon. ts am administrator and jeh johnson will be at reagan international, expected to talk about your safety and how they are getting ready for an increase in travelers in the coming months. happening today, the suspect in the sandra levy case is heading back to court for a status hearing. he's all rigready said for a ne trial after what his attorneys said a key witness gave false testimony. levy was killed in 1.

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