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a europe-wide manhunt is now under way for a tunisian man identified as a suspect in the deadly christmas attack in berlin. officials warn he could be violent and armed. republicans in north carolina reneg on a promise for a bathroom bill, restricting rights for transgender people. that's cost millions. the world biggest lottery gets under way and how camping out at ikea is apparenttally a thing. "early today" starts right now. good to be with you on this th
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i'm frances rivera. >> i'm ayman moy he din. police have the man that left 12 people dead and 50 other injured. this as investigators sweep across europe looking for the suspect. that man you see there on the screen, a tunisian silence seeker has been on media over suspicions that he may have been planning an attack with other accomplices using firearms him now investigators warn he could be violent and armed as they comb through evidence and a manhunt across the country. matt. >> reporter: good morning ayman, actually, it's today's his birthday, it will be hard to spend it in a relaxed way. it seems he
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now, escaping continent wide manhunt. there has been a more than $100,000 reward on his head. police are fanning out across europe. there have been boats searched, hospitals, one of the reasons is he was thought to have been injured. a lot of this was coming from the cab of the truck that slammed into the christmas market behind me a. lot of the forensic evidence is coming from inside that cab. of the 12 murders in this incident, one was in the truck the polish driver who police according to media believe might have been alive at the time and might have put up a fight trytology keep him, if she the perpetrator, from slamming into this mark and killing people. he died of boatings, of bullet wound and even a stabbing. but the implications are far beyond this manhunt for europe. all across the continent, right wing groups are
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allowing this crime to occur. if you remember back if 2015, angela merkel opened germany's borders to what turned out to be a million refugees from all over the world. as we saw last time we attended a protest and a counterprotest solange angela merkel, next 84 she will be fighting for her political life. >> thank you, matt. the death toll from tuesday's explosion in mexico has risen to at least 33 people a. video shows an arsenal of fireworks exploding at the mark where a massive plume of smoke rises there in the sky. fireworks decimated the size of four football fields. dozens of people wounded be i the blast are still in the hospital and some children with severe burns were sent to galveston, texas for treatment. this wasn't the firstxp
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there were two major ones there in 2005 and 2006. meanwhile, here at home in columbus, ohio, a ball of flaums flattened a domino's pizza show. . groups are condemning north carolina law makers after they fail to pass the h 2 bathroom bills. people that use bathrooms not according to their birth certificate. here was the rejection after it failed. the governor elect roy cooper was also upset with that decision. >> the legislature had a chance to do the right thing for north carolina and they failed. >> charlotte city council was particularly disappointed as it appe t
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repealed. the morning, we are 30 days out from donald trump sworn in as the nation's 45th president. it's been five months since he held a press conference, often touting his policies and recent cabinet picks at his thank you rallies. trump spoke to the press yesterday, he was bound to make fuzz and headlines were definitely made, with new thinking from the politic on matters ran himing from the berlin truck attack to the final presidential election tally that has him trailing hillary clinton by nearly 3 million votes. nbc's kristen welker has the report. >> reporter: president-elect donald trump tried to put on a show of strength as his inauguration fast approaches, emerging from national security meetings and casting the acts of terror in europe around turkey as an attack on
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>> it's an attack on humanity is what it is and it's got to be stopped. >> reporter: and something when asked when he would recreate a muslim policy or ban. >> you know my plans all along, i have been proven to be right, 100% correct. >> reporter: mr. trump aiming to look tough, getting beauing to lower its price for making two new 747 air force one planes, earlier, he said he would can sell the order. after meeting with mr. trump the boeing ceo vowed the provides will be lower. >> we're going to get it done for less than that. >> reporter: eernl 'ing later, mr. trump also weighed in. >> we're looking to cut a tremendous amount of money off the price. >> reporter: earlier, mr. trump took to twitter to flex his muscles with hillary clinton leading in the opinion lar vote, trump insifkt, i would have done even
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that is possible, if the winner was based on popular. he spent far less money on the win than hillary on the loss. >> current vote toll by the way shows more americans voted for her than any other losing presidential candidate in history. trump is brigg on carl icahn the business mag nate with a net worth of over $16 billion as an ad advisor on regulatory overhaul. he will be cast to bring laboratory his pledge to quote break free of xifs regulations. there has been another case of alleged road rage, nearly turning deadly this time. it took place in porthappened, oregon, where police arrested a man for opening fire on a carful of kids, grazing an 8 yerl girl with a bullet. the case comes after another road rage case
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miguel almaguer has more. >> reporter: arrested after the shooting, portland police say joshua constantine could have killed an 8-year-old girl. firing a loaded shot into a car with two children and mothers during a road rage holiday shopping trip tuesday afternoon. >> he was very aggressive and angry. >> reporter: tina swurz was in the car when the little girl was in the car with the little girl. >> the worst thing comes when a little girl says, ma'am, he shot me. >> oh my good! >> reporter: local police are trying to find road rage gunman who murdered little ason king. they say road rage incidents as a growing number of am
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aaa says 80% of drivers experience some sort of road rage this year, statistics show deadly encounters are on the rise, 42005 deaths in 2018 t. holidays may be here. christmas spirit is not a given on the road, miguel almaguer, nbc news, los angeles. >> wow! >> still to come, tennessee moments on a city bus when an electronic cigarette goes hayweir. take a look at this video of old faithful putting op a show, with tenants zero degrees fahrenheit, it is shooting a giant cloud of hot team into the air. meanwhile, some parts of the country could see a white christmas. >> i got to get yellowstone off my list of things to do. who ill the very impressive storm system is spreading rain through arizona, nowe
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mountains in colorado. so this storm will be on the move today through colorado by 8:00 p.m. tonight, a lot of that snow continuing into the mountains. it will race across the country and saturday the mid-atlantic and light snow in northern new england. so a quick mover with minor impacts. now, here's a closer look at your day ahead. we will be watching warm temperatures throughout much of the southeast. 82 in miami is good. we will see a weak storm system moving across northern new england. notice the temperatures are pretty mild for the roads should be just fine. we were mentioning thee. today the highest totals will be in the mountains of do. and northern new mexico. >> thanks very much. just ahead the world's largest jackpot with over $2 billion in winnings is happening today. we will get in on it when
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this scarf, all that's left to remember. what! she washed this like a month ago! how's a guy supposed to move on! the long lasting scent of gain flings.
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. >> an ecigarette explosion had one california man recovering this morning. you can watch here. can you see the 53-year-old man on a city bus in fresno, it burst into flames, in seconds, he jumped around, reeling from his burns to his right hand and thigh. he was rushed to the hospital for minor burns. it sort of happened immediately. overseas now, england's queen elizabeth and her husband postponed their christmas trip after they say the royal couple have come down with a heavy cold t. no who traditionally spend the holiday with the rest ovl of the royal family will stay put until they coup rate. good morning, chatman. >> reporter: good morning, ayman, well, the queen is can selling their plan, front page news over here,
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the tab bloisd. they canceled tear plans lathei last minute. they have heavy colds so decided not to travel today, it's the traditional christmas location for the royal family where they spend and the queen is head to have looked forward to this week every year. it's one of the highlights on the royal calendar, crowd gather to see them at their christmas day church. they do kep very busy schedules, as we said, it was announced recently the queen was going to step down as the patron of several charities. she remains the head of 600 charity, lightenning the work load, that's a light statement i would say, they are expected to travel wp they feel well enough. as i said, they do look forward to this event every year. >> thank you for that. . well, we've all we heard
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el ninos. you likely we heard of el chapo. how many of you have we heard of el gordo? it's in reference to spain's annual christmas lottery. this year's prize will total a whopping $2.4 billion with a b. it's the world's richest sweepstakes. no one person walks away with the billions, instead, almost 15,000 lottery goers will ended up with some kind of winning tick. by the way, you don't feed to be from spain to play him can you play from where you are around the world. although, unfortunately the deadline has already come and gone. we should have probably done this story last week. unfortunately the deadline is over, we will tell you a story you can participate in. >> have a lottery, billions in itself, that is something. just ahead, how uber is
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. all right. it was big news yesterday. but the dow misses the elusive 20,000 mark for a second day in a row. uber offers a new destination. ikea wants people to stop spending the fit. yes, that's correct. cnbc's karen tso hashes out those stories. >> reporter: well, 20,000 as you point out has been very elusive. we got within 13 points, yesterday on thin news and markets, rereversed back from that hand him. ed the there is key data coming up, a revision of the quarter of the gdp couldn't move the needle. not to mention inflation expectations. this could be important after the fed gave us projected interest
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new destination, which is people rather than actual locations. it's teamed up with snapchat, so we don't have to have this whole conversation with friends about where are you actually and where should we meet? meantime, for those that might have unwelcome gifts over the holiday period, it might have sympathy for ikea. it is something to speak into ikea stores and spend the fit. ikea is saying the worst is a boring idea. basically, you could sit still all night. perhaps the novelty is you can sleep in a bed without having to construct it. because they do have beds in store. >> and you have many different rooms to choose from. every night you sloo ep in a different room. >> don't go instigating. >> do not do it at home. >> all right, thank you very much. still ahead arc tragic story of a jeopardy champion who didn't live to see her episodes air. this is
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right now on "news 4 today", countdown to the holiday weekend. whether you are hitting the road or staying home, we have storm team 4 forecast to get ready. plus, delivery day. millions of packages will be on door steps by tonight. what you need to know if you still have to ship your own. >> and bathroom blindside. a law that caused nationwide outrage gets to be repealed. why that mission failed in the final hours. "news 4 today" starts now. it is 4:26. i'm aaron gill crest. >> i'm eun yang. the thursday before christmas. >> season almost
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>> are the kids behaving better? >> they know. >> as you get closer to christmas. >> santa can call the house. >> really? >> i'm going to tell you. >> apparently santa needs a traffic report. >> yes, for sure. >> mostly cloudy sky outside this morning but the clouds have kept it from getting too terribly cold. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. staying dry. milder side for today. even into tomorrow as well. still worrying about some saturday showers coming your way. today nothing to worry about. clouds will give way to sunshine. afternoon highs upper 40s and low 50s. good shopping weather. how are the roads holding up early on a thursday morning? >> looking pretty good right now. santa does call, i'm telling you right now. if anybody needs santa to call the house, i've gotcha. inner loop and outer loop, the beltway. bw
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lane getting by. it's too much. northbound, 295 before benning. work zone blocking the right lane. we'll take a look coming up in a few. thank you, melissa. students in fredericks county have one more day of school before winter break. this morning one student is in the frederick county adult core recommendations center. they arrested 17-year-old robert shirley jr. yesterday afternoon at oakdale high school. he is being charged as an adult. deputies say other students alerted a teacher after shirley posted videos on social media with that handgun. they say there is no evidence that he was planning an attack. police say a d.c. contractor may have threatened to shoot up the office of the chief technology officer. court documents accused edwin melton of calling a co-worker. he was apparently upset his contract was not being renewed. police say when they arrested melton they did not f
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phone that may have been used. melton's attorney declined to comment except to say that melton denies the charges. well, a battle is brewing in north carolina over that controversial bathroom bill. >> molette green has the latest developments. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. new fallout over a failed attempt to repeal north carolina's controversial bathroom law. here's reaction from governor-elect roy cooper who accused republicans of reneging on a deal. >> what they've done is violated the agreement and violated the trust of people in north carolina and it's wrong. >> reporter: now talks broke down last night in a special session to rescind the law to require people to use restrooms that matched the sex. republicans are blaming democrats who wouldn't have extra gop-led measure at the last minute. early on anti-lgbt law prompted entertainers, corporations, sporting events to pull out of the state.
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overnight the ncaa said its decision to stop holding championship games there has not changed. aaron, back to you. >> molette green, live. thank you. 4:30. live look at reagan national airport and the roads as we inch closer to the holiday weekend here. aaa study says 43% of the washington metro area will be traveling for christmas and new year's holiday. that is more than 2.5 million people on the roads, the rails and in the air. >> final vacation day spending time with family and friends. >> rockefeller center, go shopping, window shopping. what else? >> we're here and we have an appointment to see santa this afternoon at macy's. >> i think gifts have a big role to play in this whole thing so, yeah, no. probably that a


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