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it is wednesday, may 25th. coming up on "early today," a donald trump rally in new mexico brought the protesters out in force. but is this just a sign of things to come for the republican front-runner? multiple massive tornadoes rip allthrough the midwest. america's one time tv dad turned defended and facing a possible ten-year pretty much sentence if convicted. muscle cars put to the test. which ones are safest? a newly crowned winner on the voice. a meltdown on a very early wednesday. "early today" starts right now. good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us today. i'm betty nguyen. violence overtook the streets of albuquerque, new mexico, last night. hundreds
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threw rocks outside of a donald trump rally there. police officers responded in force. smoke canisters and using spray to disburse the protesters. several officers police say are being treated for injuries. at least one protester has been arrested. here is what some protesters told nbc's hally jackson. >> donald trump cannot come to our city after calling us rapists. lies. he is not in the spirit of people and the spirit of democracy and in the spirit of the promise. we all have certain alienable rights and he acts like they only belong to the people who support him. >> what we are protesting is the hate from donald trump and everything that he has in his policies. anywhere from banning muslims and anywhere from hitting immigrants and hitting women and calling mexicans rapists and that is what you see in mexican and what do you expect the mexican community to act like?
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more. >> hi, betty. good morning. this morning, the streets have cleared out in downtown albuquerque, after real protesters last night. after that donald trump rally, the demonstrators interrupted his remarks and not uncommon to see during a trump speech but what we saw was the escalation like what we saw in chicago a couple of months ago, but police still employed pepper spray and smoke can sfers and the crowd was disruptive and smoke in the air here outside of the convention center as police walked block by block to keep protesters somewhat under control. trump, himself, talked a lot about topics about hillary clinton and talked about the new mexico governor here. many of the protesters upset about his appearance in albuquerque at all. betty? >> hally, thank you for that. a trump senior adviser responded to the riot tweeting, watching thugs and punks in albuquerque en route to california. they didn't even know what the
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republican governor martinez was not at the rally saying he was too busy to attend in a statement. as trump remains just a handful of delegates away from officially taking the republican nomination. he won the washington primary last night and while clinton is poised to win pennsylvania's primary, it won't give her any delegates. washington democrats already aawarded their delegates based on their caucuses in march. trump and clinton engage in a new round of mud-slinging. trump dredged up a decade old conspiracy that the clintons were involved in the suicide of their staffer and close friend vince foster and trump took that route, clinton released this new ad going after trump for the housing crisis. ♪ >> i sort of hope that happens, because then people like me
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if there is a bubble burst, as they call it, you know, you could make a lot of money. >> clinton is expected to double down on trump's housing record as the campaign events today. but not before she enlisted the help of senator elizabeth warren who also went after trump on on the housing issue. >> donald trump was drooling over the idea of a housing meltdown, because it meant he could buy up more property on the cheap. what kind of a man does that? what kind of a man roots for people to get thrown out of their house? a small insecure money grubber who doesn't care who gets hurt, so long as he makes a profit off it. >> as clinton and trump rage their war of word, bernie sanders made steps to try to take the june 7th california primary. sanders's campaign adviser tells nbc news the campaign is releas a
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throughout the state costing 1. 5 million dollars and ads are set to air this morning. extreme weather in the plains and severe thunderstorms that spawned several tornadoes in western kansas. look at this. authorities say two people were critically injured tuesday when a tornado struck near dodge city. storm chasers captured several tornadoes on video including the moment one started pulling apart a home. >> look at that house. yeah, just hold up so we can get it. pieces of the house. >> oh, no. oh, no. >> that is frightening. there is no word on the extensive damage to that structure. the national weather service warned residents ahead of time to take cover. meanwhile, storm chasers captured two double instances of tornadoes sitting near each other. ford county officials say the tornado outbreak caused significant damage to a landfill building and other structures. an inch of large hail coated streets in denver
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meteorologist bill karins will have more on there sever weather outbreak in a few minutes. bill cosby slow motion fall from grace over an avalanche of criminal sexual assault charges. the comic icon is facing the possibility of a ten-year prison sentence if convicted of a crime that allegedly occurred more than a decade ago. nbc's stephanie gosk has the story. >> reporter: once america's dad now turned defendant. bill cosby needed shins to walk into court. the judge ruled there is enough evidence to go to trial. >> we are going to move forward on the case and look forward to getting a trial date. >> reporter: cosby is fighting criminal charges that he sexually assaulted former temple university employer andrea constand more than a decade ago in his pennsylvania home. in court a former detective read a statement that constand gave police
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she had happened the night of the alleged assault. cosby invited her to dinner and offering her wine and unspecified pills. he urged me to take them. constand told the detectives the pills made her dizzy. i got scared. i thought i was having a bad reaction to something. i had no strength in my legs. in constand's account, cosby then started inappropriately touching her under her shirt and pant as she slipped in and out of consciousness. she told the detectives when she came to that my bra was over my breasts, up by my neck. in a statement, cosby gave to police in 2005, that was referenced in court, he admitted sexual contact occurred but said it was consensual. his defense attorney calls constand's story inconsistent and said it lacked credibility. >> the evidence presented today in a montgomery courtroom confirms that cosby is not guilty. >> reporter: the only case against cosby but multiple on
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accusing cosby of sexual misconduct. cosby has repeatedly denied them all. some of those accusers could potentially be called to testify in the andrea constand case. >> this case could be won or left based on whether other women are allowed to speak at this trial. >> reporter: heidi thomas could be one of them. >> this is our case. i don't get a chance to face him in court for me. so andrea constand is doing it for all of us, myself included. >> the judge has set an arraignment day for july 20th. so-called muscle cars may be known for their speed and the cool factor. but how are they with safety? for the first time ever, the insurance institute for highway safety ran three top selling muscle cars through a series of crash tests. the 2016 chevy camaro and dodge challenger. none of them performed well enough
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rating either. the ford mustang did the best and earning the highest rating on four of the five tests and the dodge challenger fared worst. a 23-year-old driver faces up to 52 years in prison after she made a daring highway escape, all caught on camera. watch as she throws her car into reverse and plows right into a police cruiser. deputies had stopped her for speeding but planning to impound her car because she lacked a license and insurance. she injured her mother and two deputies. savannah freeman faces five felony charges and the possibility of decades behind bars. let's get a check on that severe weather we told you about. meteorologist bill karins is here with the latest on all of that. >> those imageries yesterday were scary and thankfully it was in all rural portions of kansas except one structure and a couple of structures in oklahoma were significantly damaged. areas of thunderstorms in nebraska and
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heading into arkansas. still bad weather out there but as far as the damaging weather hopefully, it's about to be done. 17 million people at risk today, under that, from texas back up north wards right through portions of the midwest and into the northern plains. the storm threat today, tornado threat on the lower end. a few will be possible but not like yesterday. we are expecting a lot of hail and wind reports. minneapolis, sioux falls and back to kansas city late tonight and heading toward st. louis and a few storms around oklahoma city. the heat is just like, that we flipped the switch in the east. 90 degrees possible in new york city for the first time this season and 85 in cleled aveland 84 in chicago and in thursday 88 in d.c. you couldn't buy an 80-degree day in d.c. and now you're going to have numerous ones in a row. in the west, the opposite. the chill continues. that is your national weather. now a closer look at your day ahead.
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thunderstorms this morning and a break during the middle of the day and pop more strong storms up later on this afternoon and this evening in areas of the midwest. those storms will head toward chicago and grand rapids later on tonight. the east continues to feel like summer. >> about time. like i said, we have earned it. straight ahead, hulk hogan and a billionaire backer is revealed. practice makes perfect for the navy's blue angels. you're watching "early today." my mom loves giving me advice. she even gives me advice... ...about my toothpaste and mouthwash. but she's a dentist so...i kind of have to listen. she said "jen, go pro with crest pro-health advanced." advance to healthier gums... ...and stronger teeth from day one. using crest toothpaste and mouthwash makes my... ...whole mouth feel awesome. and my teeth are stronger too. crest-pro health advanced... superior to colgate total... these 5 areas dentists check. this check up? so good. go pro with crest pro-health advanced. mom's right...again!
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research center says the empty nest is filling up. nearly a third of the millennials are living with their parents. the first time living at home has ever outpaced living with a romantic partner in over a century. toyota is investing in uber in hopes of expanding leasing options. drivers will be able to cover their payments through earnings. the partnership comes in the midst of another tech alliance announced on tuesday that volkswagen is backing uber's rival in a 300 million dollar bill. apple's siri is about to get smarter according to a tech news site. information that apple is expanding siri able to use third-party apps. the move with amazon speaker. the jimmy award is revealed and we are witnessing the most epic choke in pro sports history. history.
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this morning, on "today," jeff rossen investigates the danger behind cappedy. children are accidentally ingesting marijuana packed lollipops left within reach. now to sports. after a record setting 73 wins in the regular season the golden state warriors are a single game away from being
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oklahoma city rolled to an easy game four win 118-94. they take a 3-1 lead. russell westbrook's triple-double led the way for the thunder. game five is tomorrow night in oakland. the nat's stephen strasburg a perfect 8-0 as the nationals won. ninth inning, two out, one man on, here is the pitch. >> the pitch. >> got him. >> high flyball. deep right field! >> go, go! gone! there it is! >> it's gone. ninth inning walkoff homer for leo leone's maernt artin. craig sager is this year's recipient of the jimmy v award at the espys. he is battling leukemia but that isn't stopping him
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good morning, everyone. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. a trump rally takes a terrifying turn as violence erupts outside a campaign event in new mexico. the new video just coming in out of the chaotic scene. back in the hot seat, who is expected to face tough questions about how you travel in just a few hours? and walking out. why a group of local students plans to leave class today and whether your kids will see any disruption. good morning, everyone. i'm angie goff with breaking news out of montgomery
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scene of a motorcycle accident, a collision that happened just this morning. we just got the video in of the bike damaged pretty bad on shakespeare boulevard and frederick road. that's the very latest. we don't know at this point if anybody was hurt badly. i'm angie goff at the live desk. back to you. thank you. 4:27 and we want to get our first look at the forecast this wednesday morning. chuck? >> good morning, aaron and eun. in your weather headlines for today, oh, my goodness, a second sunny day in a row. who could have thought that we could have such a long stretch of nice weather. going to stay pretty nice for tomorrow as well but a touch more humidity coming our way. still keeping an eye on the coast for the second part of the memorial day weekend for the tropical development. we are watching that very carefully. for right now, a mild start. 62 in rockville. temperatures today are
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we'll start nailing down the timing of the rain drops on your holiday coming up. construction continues on the beloved beltway. the beltway is not looking so hot right now. we have a couple spots in the inner loop after connecticut avenue. we have the two left lanes getting by the work zone and the inner loop after colesville. only the right lane is getting by that paving project. 95 northbound here at fairfax county parkway, the right lane gets by that milling and paving project. and taking a look at 66 outbound there at cedar lane is rolling along quite nicely. see you in a few minutes. they are throwing garbage cans. whoa! >> more violence in 2016, this time outside a trump rally in albuquerque, new mexico. >> it is clear now but take a look at the scene around 11:00
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albuquerque police were dressed in riot gear and used smoke on crowds of people after some protesters hurled rocks and bottles at police officers and their forces. the trump campaign senior adviser called the protesters thugs and punks on twitter. overnight, we learned one person was arrested and several officers were hurt. hillary clinton struggled at points to take over protesters at her rally last night in riverdale, california. protesters interrupted her multiple times, at one point prompting her to respond to people and calling them allergic to the facts. donald trump is within 30 delegates of officially taking the republican nomination for president. he won the gop in washington state. >> here's where it gets
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washington does not give hillary clinton any delegates. the supporters overwhelmingly gave their 74 delegates to bernie sanders earlier in the year. there's talk of a new attack ad we'll show you from bernie sanders as well. i'm angie goff at the live desk where we continue to follow a developing story out of afghanistan. we are hearing for the first time from the taliban. this after the key leader was killed by u.s. drone strikes. the afghan taliban confirming that their leader mullah akhtar mansour died last week. this comes right after a taliban suicide bomber killed ten people in the country's capital. i'm angie goff in the live desk. back to you. thank you. it is now 4:30. the head of the tsa


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