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i grew up there. i can't let that go. >> that's all for now. i'm lester ho it is monday, may 16th. coming up on "early today," a defensive donald trump says "the new york times" lame hit piece on how he treats women is a joke. president obama goes all jersey on the donald and republicans before tens of thousands at the rutgers commencement. wait until you hear what job hillary clinton has in mind for her husband, if she becomes presiden plus, it was a bruising weekend in baseball. ouch. the world's largest cruise ship sets sail, and a shark bite like we've never seen. "early today" starts right now. good monday morning to you. thanks for joining us today. i'm betty nguyen. a busy day of politics ahead. bernie sanders and hillary clinton are on the eve of their head-to-head matchups in the oregon and kentucky primaries. and in a bruising fight
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democratic nomination, clinton is looking for her opportunity to put the contest away, but we begin with president obama, who without a democratic presidential nominee is embracing his role in the presidential campaign as chief spokesman for his party. addressing rutgers university in its 250th commencement anniversary, he took some not so veiled swipes at donald trump and the republican party. >> when you hear someone longing for the good old days, take it with a grain of salt. the world is more interconnected than ever before, and it's becoming more connected every day. building walls won't change that. let me be as clear as i can be. in politics and in life, ignorance is not a virtue. isolating or disparaging muslims, suggesting they should be treated differently when it comes to entering this country, that is not just the betrayal of our
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>> as for trump, well, he's not hitting back against the president, but he is going after "the new york times." they published personal stories from women who either met or knew the presumptive nominee for president. some of the interviews revealed unwelcome advances ashrew reliance on ambition, and an unsettling workplace. in a tweet, he said the media is on a witch hunt against him and called the paper dishonest, saying "the new york times" failed to interview women he suggested. rnc chairman reince priebus said trump still has work to do when it comes to female voters. >> look, i mean, these are things he's going to have to answer for, but i also think they're things from many years ago. as christians judging each other, i think it's problematic.
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glass houses and throw stones is when people get in trouble. >> all of this as a new interview with trump reveals he referred to massachusetts senator elizabeth warren has pocahontas when discussing his twitter feud with her. trump is also lashing out across the pond, talking about to piers morgan about london's new mayor. >> i wished him well. now i don't care about him. it doesn't make any difference to me. let's see how he does. let's see if he's a good mayor. >> are you offended about what he said? >> yeah, because he doesn't know me, never met me, doesn't know what i'm about. i think they're very rude statements. frankly, tell him i will remember those statements. very nasty statements. >> as republican stall wharts continue to push for a third party, "the washington post" reports they've been commissioning private polling, lining up major funding sources,
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contenders. kasich has privately told sources he has no interest in running. the rnc chairman called a possible third-party run a suicide mission. but trump did have a moment of bipartisanship this weekend. he and vice president joe biden sat just 30 yards from one another at upenn's commencement. trump was there for his daughter while joe biden's granddaughter received her diploma. as for hillary clinton and bernie sanders, both candidates spent their weekend campaigning ahead of tomorrow's primaries. sanders continued his liberal call to arms while clinton began to lay out what role her husband and former president bill clinton would have in her administration. >> i was saying earlier in louisville, where we had a big rally, my husband, who i'm going to put in charge of revitalizing the economy because, you kno
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especially in places like coal country and inner cities. >> clinton is expected to campaign in kentucky today. sanders is in puerto rico for town halls and rallies focusing on the country's debt, health care, and more. the ntsb is investigating the bus crash that killed eight people and injured 44 others in laredo, texas. last year the bus company was ordered twice to take one of its buses off the road to fix brake and emergency exit issues. nbc's sarah dallof is in laredo with more. >> reporter: we're told the majority of the victims are in their 50s to 60s with one victim being as old as 83. they were traveling to a casino on the texas/mexico border. they were on a charter bus when it rolled just before noon. the county medical examiner describes it as the worst commercial vehicle accident she has seen in ten years. the ntsb now is on scene. they've launched their own
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caused this accident. one possibility, slick roads. we're told it was raining at the time of the accident. no word yet on if that contributed to this tragedy. in laredo, texas, i'm sarah dal o lof. zblrngs the obama m's diplomatic point man in the fight against isis says the group is shrinking. he also says the terrorist group is losing territory and that the u.s.-led coalition against isis is succeeding. >> they're finding the leaders. we're killing the leaders, and that's going to continue. they're shutting down access to internet cafes. they're doing all sorts of things in raqqah, which shows to us they're increasingly nervous. >> these comments came the same day a string of isis attacks killed at least 29 people, 15 near baghdad and another 14 at a natural gas plant. more than 141 people have been killed during five straight days of attacks. feder
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are investigating a deadly stunt plane crash at an atlanta area air show saturday that was caught on camera. some viewers may find the video disturbing. it shows the plane rising highed in the air in what appears to be a loop. the plane descends and seems to lose control, crashing to the ground and killing the pilot. authorities say the weather was clear at the time. still no word yet on what caused that crash. fortunately, no one on the ground was hurt. tragic though. so rescue crews who responded to a florida shark attack on sunday say they have never seen anything like this. check it out. a two-foot-long nurse shark clamped down on a woman's arm and would not let go, even after it died. the woman was transported to a local hospital in stable condition with the shark still attached to her arm. officials say nurse sharks are commonly found in offshore florida waters, but attacks on humans remain rare. get a check of the weather now that we've heard about sharks in the water.
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florida. >> let's all go to florida with how cold it is. that was the big talker on sunday. it continues this morning. hopefully you didn't put the hats and dplgloves away for alle kids. you're going to need them this morning. it's snowing in northern areas of maine and also portions of the adirondacks. not a lot of snow, but the fact it's snowing in the middle of may is ridiculous. we're in the 30s through the ohio valley. we have some freeze warnings in effect and frost advisories. hopefully we'll stay above 32 degrees for anyone who planted early. even 44 in raleigh is very cold for this time of year. thankfully the winds are light in the ohio valley. up in new england, the winds are a little stronger. the windchill in scranton is 30. as far as severe weather goes, later this afternoon strong storms are likely in northern texas, heading out into oklahoma. some super cells, very large hail is almost guaranteed. isolated tornadoes. the only warmth you're going to find is in the desert southwest and down here in florida, as i me
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be. 89 in tampa sounds great. that's your national weather. here's a closer look at your day ahead. well, we're very warm in the desert southwest, but thunderstorms are returning this afternoon, especially tonight into areas of oklahoma. we had some steady rain this morning in areas of kansas. a chilly rain at that in areas around kansas city. so it will slowly warm, but no huge warmup in sight for areas on the east coast. >> so we do have to travel to florida to get that sunshine. okay. you weren't joking. thank you. up next, an nbc news exclusive report on americans joining isis. and then, can you guess which country is buying up u.s. real estate at an alarming rate? you're watching "early today." ♪ headache? motrin helps you be an unstoppable "let's rock this" kind of mom. back pain? motrin helps you be a... "side planking, even though you'll feel it later" kind of woman. body pain? motrin helps you be an... "i can totally do this in one trip" kind of woman.
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investigate isis detectors. the information could hold clues to what motivates americans to join the terror group. for an inside look at the path to radicalization and reaction, check out the full story on two utah men are in custody following a man hunt in wyoming. flint and derek harrison allegedly kidnapped a woman and her 14 daughters last tuesday, assaulting them with a baseball bat. the women eventually managed to break free and call 911. police say derek harrison may have falsely believed the woman had turned him in for drug use, including meth. they are awaiting extradition to utah. over the weekend, dozens of navy s.e.a.l.s and surfers paid tribute to fallen navy s.e.a.l. charlie keating iv. he was killed in a gun battle with islamic state militants. a paddle out was held near s.e.a.l. team one headquarters in coronado,
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a 21-year-old woman was caught trying to walk off with two packages when she ran into the california homeowner and his camera phone. >> if i were you, i'd put that down. >> why? >> because those are my stuff. i live here. >> no, you don't. >> this is my house. >> this is my mom's house. >> i'm going to call the police on you. >> police shared video of the confrontation on their facebook page. by friday afternoon, the woman had been arrested on one count of a felony grand theft. and an 89-year-old world war ii vet is making a cross-country road trip on his harley to honor fallen service members. he served as a marine in the pacific, even surviving a plane crash. his 6,000-mile trip will take him from california to arlington national cemetery by memorial day. good for him. time now to get down to business. amazon is set to roll out new lines of private labeled brands. it will offer everything from
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laundry detergents. expect brand names like happy belly or wickedly prime to appear by june. there is one catch. you have to be a $99 per year amazon prime member to buy their goods. a new study reports that chinese nationals are now the biggest foreign buyers of american homes. chinese citizens spent over $110 billion gobbling up u.s. real estate over the past five years, and there's no sign of slowing down. experts predict chinese investments will double in the next five years. calling all arizona drivers. google's latest job offering will pay you $20 an hour just to sit in their self-driving cars. the so-called test drivers will be required to drive for six to eight hours a day in pa two-person team while submitting daily reports and actually driving when needed. the world's largest cruise ship set sail on sunday for its maiden voyage from france to the u.k. the billion-dollar harmony of the seas boasts a 6300-passenger
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jeff rossen investigates the viral video effect. how police body cams are impacting national crime rates and whether you can believe what you see on tape. now to sports. the minnesota timberwolves carl anthony is expected to be named the nba rookie of the year. the official announcement is scheduled for later this morning. he was the number one overall pick from kentucky. he posted the best rookie season by a big man since tim duncan, averaging 18 points and nearly 11 rebounds per game. oklahoma city thunder star kevin durant has already called him a future hall of famer. >> now, for the action in toronto. the raptors dominated game seven against the heat, winning 116-89. kyle lowery led the way with 35 points. toronto now faces cleveland in the eastern conference finals. there was a texas-sized, bench-clearing brawl as the rangers hosted the blue jays. after being hit by a pitch, blue jay jose bautista goes in for the hard slide and the
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bautista got punched in the face. in total, eight players and coaches were ejected. my goodness. texas won 7-6. man, that one is going to hurt for a time to come. jason day went wire to wire to win the players championship. no one came within two shots in the final round of the world's number one player. day finished at 15 under, four shots ahead of american kevin chapel for his seventh title in the past ten months. the australian takes home the $1.9 million prize. that's a nice payday. and serena williams won the italian open, her 70th career title. congrats to her. world's number one women's player defeated fellow american madison keys in two sets for her first victory in nine months. and thousands of runners took part in the annual bay to breakers race in san francisco on sunday. the race is known for the crazy and flamboyant costumes some runners wear, like those banana
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a texas man who did not don a costume won the 12-kilometer race with a time of 35 minutes and 23 seconds. all right. just ahead, did the money monster take our captain america at the movies? plus, what did david bowie have planned before his untimely death? we'll show you here on "early today." today."'ll come out tomorrow... ♪ for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible. tomorrow, tomorrow... ♪ ♪ i love ya, tomorrow in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. can cause harm or death an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren. if you've had angioedema while taking an ace or arb medicine, don't take entresto. the most serious side effects are angioedema,
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topped the box office this weekend, raking in a whopping $72 million. that brings the movie's worldwide take to over $940 million so far. george clooney and julia roberts' "money monsters" was a distant third. actor wendell pierce, best no known for his role on" the wire," was arrested saturday in atlanta. he faces battery charges and was released after posting a thousand-dollar bond. david bowie was in talks to appear in showtime's revival of the hit show "twin peaks" before his death early this year. bowie appeared in the film's 1992 spinoff. facebook's sheryl san diego berg gave a touching commencement speech at uc berkeley over the weekend. the best-selling author talked about resilience and what she learned from her husband's death. he died a year ago from an exercising
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"last week tonight," john oliver took the donald to task over his tax return. >> on friday morning, he attempted to justify not releasing his tax returns, and it did not go great. >> there have been many presidents that have not shown their tax returns. >> actually, every single nominee since 1976 has released -- >> right, before 1976 people didn't do it. >> sure, but there were a lot of things we did before 1976 that seem crazy now, like smoking on airplanes and thinking elliott gould was a major sex symbol. i'm betty nguyen, and this is "early today." oh, look... ...another anti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen.
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new at 4:26, honoring the victims of the maryland mall shootings. how two families are honoring two lives taken too soon. and breaking news just in, what the u.s. is doing to beef up security against north korea's nuclear programs. >> and we're off to our second dry day in a row, but don't get used to it. "news 4 today" starts thousanow. good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we want to check our weather. and wow, no rain today? >> i put a big coat on this morning. are you
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>> the complaint department is closed. you wanted sunshine. you can't complain about the chill. but, the frost advisory is up as temperatures have fallen back in to the 30s in some spots. not looking for a big frost issue, but 37 now in winchester and luray. a balmy 48 here in toin downtow. it will be a beautiful sunny day, but it will stay quite a bit cooler than average. only in the mid-60s or so. we'll start talking about the return of raindrops. you knew it couldn't last. >> if i like put you in the closet or something, can we lock you in there? >> i came out of there years ago. >> okay. i was trying to hide you somewhere. we'll move on. inner loop after georgia ve
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zone there. outer loop after pennsylvania avenue, right lane gets by that work zone. 395 at duke, right lane getting by. 27 270 at takfather hurley, no iss there. today we could learn whether a 17-year-old charged in a dale city murder will be tried as an adult. he will make his first appearance in juvenile court. he allegedly killed a 14-year-old last thursday at a town home on brazil circle. police say the suspect lived in the same town home as the boy's family. jury selection starts this morning for a fairfax county lawyering a accused of
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terrorizing a mccclean couple. >> he's charged with abduction and malicious wounding. alisha, his wife, is facing the same charges but will be tried separately. at the time of the attacks, a c aleca had just been fired from the law firm. lawyers for andrew plan to argue involuntary intoxication. they say his mental state during the attack resulted from the use of medication. the victim testified his attacker knocked on his door, claimed to be an officer, then stunned him with a taser, cut his throat and shot his wife. prosecutors are likely to argue the hours of torture could not have been carried out by someone drugged by medication. so we'll closely be following this case. >> kristin wright, thank you. and julie carey has covered the story from the beginning and will be inside the courtroom today as the trial begins. be sure to follow her on
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twitter @juliecareynbc for updates on jury selection. right now spotsylvania sheriff deputies need your help finding a missing man. is this ronald eugene jackson. he was last seen sunday morning, wearing a yellow t-shirt, dark blue pants and dark blue baseball cap. he's driving a silver 2009 ford escape with virginia plate kv 1666. if you have any information, you're asked to contact spotsylvania sheriff's office. good morning. i'm angie goff here at the live desk. and this just in out of the far east. we're hearing south korea, the u.s. as well as japan will hold their first joint military training next month. this is to increase the ability to detect signs of north korean missile launches. the exercise is quite significant because this is going to be the first time that tokyo and seoul work together following decades of resentiment from japan's past


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