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my son is a wonderful young man. >> jared kushner should be fired or should resign. >> we have two men locked off that need to be brought to justice. >> we're going to bring you home. >> could be the beginning of something big. good morning, welcome to "sunday today." i'm willie geist. this morning, a this morning a new setback for senate republicans. action on a new bill put on hold overnight after senator john mccain underwent surgery for a blood clot. plus we will talk to chuck todd about the fallout about the story broken about the former
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sergeant that met with trump jr. during the campaign. and then a sit-down with one supermodel. how a tall teenager became a global star in the world of fashion. >> i went to senior prom with my best friend in high school and came up to about here. kelly o'donnell is in new jersey not far from where president trump is attending a tournament at his country club. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. the fate of
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the white house, and it happened because senator john mccain will remain in arizona this week following unplanned surgery to remove a blood clot from behind his eye, and the doctor says he's okay but needs time to rest. and the president trump claiming the reporting about the russian investigation he claims is distorting the democracy. held on his home course in new jersey. the president is also teed off about his reform. >> the republican senators are working very hard to get something that is going to be really, really good. >> but senate action will have to wait. majority leader, mitch mcconnell, announced late last night, they will defer consideration of th
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bill to give senator john mccain time to recover from unexpected blood clot surgery, a signal every vote is pressure and the bill's future still uncertain. and vice president mike pence said the senate needs a final push. >> it's the right bill at the right time to begin to repeal and replace obamacare and to rescue the american people from this disastrous apology see. -- policy. >> the campaign meeting where a russian lawyer and russian-born lobbyist promised ammunition against hillary clinton. and trump's personal lawyer will make the tv rounds today. >> the trumps claim nothing came of the meeting but it's on the president's mind.
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the president today is also thinking one of his campaign advisers that testified before the house intelligence committee saying he powerfully told the story there was no collusion in his campaign, and there were more supporters than protesters at his golf club. and chuck, good morning. good to see you. so president trump is up and tweeting about fake news and yesterday he called the russian story a hoax and is raising hillary clinton's e-mails again this morning. does the white house still believe actually from your reporting this story is a hoax or did the developments of last week and all the revelations we at nbc news came to on friday there were more people at the meeting than previously disclosed by trump jr. and his attorney, and do you think they are getting
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>> you can't refer to the white house as they, and they are not speaking as one entity, you have the president and jared kushner and then everybody else. why do i say that? there's only one person working in the west wing, and that brings it into the west wing and into the oval office to the president. everybody else is trying to find ways not to be involved in the story. you have a press shop trying to farm it out to the outside council and you have the president finally acknowledging he needs bring a lawyer in the west wing to deal with all of these questions. "they" at the house. there's compartmentalization among staff. >> new lawyer this week, jared kushner a new lawyer, donald trump jr. getting a new lawyer.
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president's approval rating at 36% through all this. did the story brokered by nbc news friday about new people we didn't know were in the meeting that we didn't know were in the meeting, did that change the investigation? >> this whole week has changed the investigation, willie. before last sunday when this story was first in "new york times," you had a growing chorus of republicans, even those not donald trump fans saying there's no there there to this collusion story. this week has given us the there. we have proof of openness to collude and willingness by this white house to mislead about that openness to collude and how they handled the revelation of this story. i think that in itself has given special counsel now a key piece of evidence in the time line on this story. >> and a and all this going on while in the capital, a lot of trouble tt
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together, and including the revelation about the health of john mccain. it delays any action to be taken, as mcconnell said yesterday on the vote. mccain was not super enthusiastic about the bill to begin with, and we learned rand paul of kentucky came out against the bill and they can't afford to lose another one. what does it say about the bill that it's hinging on the health of one senator right now, in john mccain? >> that's exactly. this is not just about passing the bill. they needed john mccain's one vote just simply in the rules of the senate, just simply getting enough votes to begin debate. look, i think this could be the delay that kills this bill. not saying it's going to for sure, but th
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mcconnell didn't say we are delaying it until john mccain comes back, and he did not, and that is an important distinction. >> this is a core campaign promise to repeal and replace obamacare, and they may not be able to get it done. >> chuck is joined by donald trump's private attorney as well as mark warner and john cornyn. and then a high-rise in h n honolulu caught fire on friday night. three people were killed when they were trapped inside. the cause of the fire still under investigation. a major food safety alert to pass along as millions of hot dogs being recalled this morning. the majority of the hot dogs are the sabrett brand.
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roger federer trying to make history this morning. if federer wins today it will be his eighth whimbledon title. mat, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. it's a beautiful day here at wi will bulletin. dderer is a praye shown time and again that age is just a number. today at wimbledon, age will challenge youth. he is just shy of 36, he place a croatian champion 8 years his junior. fedderer trying for a record breaking 8th win at wimbledon and extend his record grand s
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total to 19. >> to have another chance to go from number 8 and be so close now at this stage is a great feeling. yeah. unbelievably excited. >> chill itch brings brute force, but the challenge is his age. he recovered from knee surgery just last year. >> he is a force of nature. he is an anomaly. you don't see that. not just in tennis but any sport. >> i don't know what it is he takes, otherwise i would take it. >> reporter: this year age hasn't been kind. ven venus williams lost to a 23-year-old. just short of becoming the oldest women's grand slam champ in modern history. >> congratulations. you are amazing. i know how hard you work and i am sure this means so much to you and your family. >> venus now
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a fresh generation of championships, a fate that federer will fight hard to avoid today. venus williams' stunning loss yesterday is still hanging heavy over the historic tennis courts, and we will see if we will see the continuation of fedderers career or the start of a new one for cilic. shanked his drive, it landed in a hospitality tent. rather than take a penalty by making a drop, he took the shot and played it from the walkway. he sailed it 200 yards and managed to save par. cleared the trees doing that. dylan, you're a big golfer. i take that drop 100
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that's why i am not on the tour. >> exactly. >> what's going on with the weather? >> it is hot, that's it. >> all right. not a whole lot going on. we do have heat alerts starting to develop through california, and eastern montana. we have hotter temperatures working into the midwest, so we have heat watches in effect. and not only will temperatures be warm but humidity will be high, so that will make it feel so much more uncomfortable. temperatures in salt lake city, 90 degrees. las vegas, 109. and then the temperatures will get in the mid to upper 90s, it will feel like it's 105 to 110. temperatures at 76 degrees. it is so nice out there right now, and very comfortable as well. maybe you are headed out to get a workout in this morning and looking good. even if you put
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good with temperatures around 90, and the humidity in check. no rain on the radar so we will be fine and dry for the remainder of the day. humidity rolls back in tomorrow and so enjoy this unseasonably comfortable day. >> see, i expanded the forecast for you a little bit. >> ever so slightly. straight ahead, we have the highs and lows including the beautiful surprise at a wedding where the bride once again got to hear the beat of her late son's heart. how do you get stuck inside the atm? one man pulled that trick, and then his next trick, getting out. the sad story of what followed from a visit to the white house. our photo of the week coming to us from the all-star game. the mariners' nelson crews
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be a powerful force. nature valley how you doing, dylan. >> great, how are you? >> let's get to the highs and lows. first high to the strength of the relationship between the united states and france based on hand shakes alone. each country with a relatively new president getting to know one another. remember at the nato summit in may, president trump introduced president macron to his pat enlted army yank shake as macron worked the crowd of world leaders. later in a one-on-one meeting, gave each other a white
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vice grape shake for the cameras. returning the favor after the arm yank. the two bonded since then. president macron invited president trump and the first lady this week to paris for bastille day celebrations. saying good-bye friday was the hardest part as he bid aur reinvestigator, the two nations never closer. the standard shake, then slide into the bro grip, you bring it in tight to make it last longer. then swing over for the kiss of the first lady, keep the grip going with president macron. now clutching the french president and first lady at the same time. excellent work by president trump. the handshake clocking in just under 30 seconds from initial grip to disengagement. macron and trump got something going on. i like what i there's like a happening there. >> whose
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break the grip? >> ma cron is a touchy guy. it's like a test of wills. wills. first man to let go is the weaker man or something. first low to kevin durant's low opinion of a joke made at his expense this week. former great peyton manning hosted the espys, and his opening monologue wal of athletes. durant, most valuable player after joining the golden state warriors in the off season was one of manning's targets. >> our gymnastics team was so dominant, kevin durant told me he wants to play for them next i have got to tell
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that team, kevin? russell westbrook, what do you think? >> okay. so many suspected durant was in on the plan, but either way, well done. i want to believe he was offended by it. >> but, manning had the swagger up there. >> really good. and then left the entire wedding in tears. she left a seat open for her late son, twisten, who died. he was an organ donor. becky's husband-to-be kelly, announced a special guest. his surprise sixth groomsman. he was born with a congenital
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he walks up to becky with a stethoscope so she can hear. >> he physically brought my son's heart to my wedding. it was just amazing. >> it's an amazing surprise and it was orchestrated over months. she had no idea he would be there with her son's heart in his chest. and then you just locked your inside an atm by mistake. in a nutshell, here's how. a worker was making a repair on the inside of the atm which was accessed from a small vault. he was locked inside the atm. the man left his phone in the service vehicle so the only way he could think of to
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to slip notes through customers. the notes read, please help i am stuck in here and don't have my phone. most people were just confused by the note and thought it was. he was trapped for three hours inside the atm before somebody flagged the police who finally came to his rescue. >> sure enough, we could hear a little voice coming from the machine. we were all thinking it's going to be a joke. >> i like the officer in corko christi thought it was a joke. >> you have to write, this is not a joke. please take it seriously. coming up next, our sunday
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hi, good morning, everyone. the time is 8:26 on this sunday, july 16th. i am angie goff. in the news detectives are
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murder/suicide. helen shot and killed her mother before killing herself. the crime happened on friday in their mcclain, virginia, home. switching gears. kids across the globe will compete in a robotics competition. the girls were twice denied visas on enter the u.s. because of the travel ban on the p predominant muslim countries. trump intervened so the girls could get their visas to attend the competition.
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this is also national ice cream day. what a great day for that. >> yeah, great day for national ice cream day, angie, because the temperatures are coming up to 90 degrees. once again, we are 76 degrees in the district. and it's so comfortable out there because of the humidity in check right now, and the humidity low throughout the day and temperatures around 90 degrees, similar to yesterday afternoon minus the breeze we had. 90 degrees for a daytime high today. seasonable, but on the comfortable side. and tomorrow the humidity rolls back in and we will have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, and monday and tuesday, it's hot and humid
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enjoy the comfortable conditions today. >> maybe a good week for ice cream every day. we will be back at 9:00 for local headlines and breaking news. for now, back to "today." ♪ that's supermodel karlie kloss, battling real life friend taylor swift in her bad blood video. 25th birthday is a couple weeks ago, one of the most recognizable faces in fashion, appeared on 36 covers of vogue magazine. a victoria secret angel, last year forbes' third highest model in the world. super natural was a prekwek wis it. ask around, you hear about smarts and midwestern humility. she was in her element when she visit her in st. louis for a sunday sit down, ate ice cream from her
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♪ >> you are getting the best of the best. >> supermodel karlie kloss has been around the world, but she's still a hometown girl. the face of brands like ver sach ee, swarovski, express and adidas, she spent the last decade pounding runways with her famous strut from new york to paris to dubai. but st. louis is home. karlie's career back there in 2005 by chance. she was just 13 and already 5'8" when she volunteered to walk in a charity fashion show at the local mall. >> i didn't feel like i was doing anything, i was just walking down ten feet down and ten steps back, and
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from scouts and from people in the audience was like oh, this girl like has something. >> what do you think they saw? >> i think they saw a very tall, lanky girl who was very, i don't know, innocent, but i was able to kind of take on this different character and i really loved that. i still love that. >> self described cluts, she was more interested in science, piano and ballet. tried out modeling on the weekends, the tryout went well to say the least. >> when did you think you could make a couple bucks on the side and see chicago, new york, to maybe this is a job, maybe this is what i'm going to be. >> it really all changed in september, 2007 when i went to new york for a weekend and was booked to walk exclusively for calvin klein runway show. that was really the catalyst that changed
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>> after that show, 15-year-old karlie became a sought after model. the family, mom, dad and karlie's three sisters suddenly were swept up in the ride. >> kind of funny. i remember sitting at the dining room table and watching my mom be on the phone with my agent. she had our family calendar out in front of her. she had like dad's working these days, ballet recital this night, karlie goes to karlie goes to paris for fashion week. >> in between shows, karlie would do her work backstage, often flying back in time for school in the morning. >>. >>
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years old and boys are intimidated by you, it doesn't make it any less painful. >> it's not easy when you are taller than the boys and teachers, and was modeling away for you. now? >> yeah. that's exactly what it was. i was all of a sudden being really appreciated for all of the things i was so insecure about. >> she learned to love her height. all 6'2" of it. >> i went to senior prom with my best friend from high school who came up to about here. >> just as buddies. >> just as buddies. >> and you were wearing some couture. >> i was wearing deor couture. >> as one does as senior prom. >> as one does, yes that was on friday night, and on monday night earlier that week, i went to the nut ball. >> of course. >> even as she led the life of a
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science nerd continued to call her. i was just really intrigued by this power, this ability to scale problem solving by using tech. >> the following summer, she founded the code with carly's scholarship program, pursuing careers in math and science technology. now in its third year, the program provides free coding courses to 300 girls in ten cities across the united states. s in 10 cities across the united states. >> statistics show that girls
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they're in high school yet don't have the jobs, don't take those majors, don't seek that career out. >> yeah. >> how do you change that dynamic with your program? >> i think that sometimes as a young woman with aspirations in fields where there aren't a ton of people that look like you, sometimes you limit yourself to what you think is possible because you don't see it. i think it starts with teaching girls earlier and equipping them with skills and competence in these areas. watching these young women come alive, realizing they can do whatever they want to do. >> this is awesome. i didn't think i would be able to understand this. but i get this. >> code with klossy students went on to develop new apps, accepted to top tier computer science programs,on
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hackathons defeating teams of boys. 17-year-old emma was one of the winning hackers. >> what does it mean to have karlie kloss come up here. it was clear to me when she walked in the room she knows all you guys. >> she's definitely really inspiring, just so positive, acts like she has known all of us for years. it is really incredible. >> i am standing here, proud to like show it to you. this is my passion. this is like what i am most proud of in my life, hands down. >> in 2016, code with klossy landed her on "time" magazine annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. she attended the time gallon a with long time boyfriend josh kushner, brother of the white house adviser and son-in-law of the president of the united states, jared kushner. >> do you ever see a moment where you just step out of it, i'm going to try to have a somewhat normal life or some version of ama
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awhile. >> you're looking at it, we're in my normal life, in my house in st. louis. doesn't get much more normal than this. >> that house in suburban st. louis where we spoke is up the street from where she grew up. she used to baby-sit there, now she owns it. she bought the house for her family. find out more about code with klossy camps by visiting code with kloss following the footsteps of her mentor and hero, check out web extras at and thanks to ted drus frozen custard for the cookies and cream. so good. the next sunday sit down is with none other than diddy himself, or puffy or sean. he built a business empire put him on top of forbes's list of richest celebrity this
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death of biggie, and sip mimas good morning, everyone. we are going to see a nice start to the week, and especially back to the great lakes and plains, too. temperatures will be heating up. we are looking at highs in the 90s, and warmer with all the humidity out there. very hot and humid temperatures work their way in the tennessee river valley, and by thursday and friday, looking at scattered showers and storms and it's hot again up and down the east coast. now here's a peek out your window. >> temperatures in the mid-70s. plenty of sunshine and comfortable out there. we are going to warm up into the 80s before noon, and then we are going to top that right around 90 degrees today, and as i said, it's going to be unseasonably comfortable out there, and seasonable temperatures, which 89 is our normal temperature for this time of year. we have a chance for showers and thunderstorms possible on monday as well as tuesday, just about a
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wall, a reminder of that day. >> let's try that. >> secret service isn't happy about this. >> 2012 science fair at the white house. joey hooty, 14 years old at the time, wowed the president. joey's high velocity bright orange marshmallow cannon was an instant sensation. business insider named him one of the smartest ten kids in the world. >> don't be bored, make something, that's what i did, that's how i realize that's how i got to where i am now. >> he said to me mom, i'm smart. i started crying. i've never heard him say that before. >> joey caught the eye of a tech giant, intel. became one of the youngest interns in the company's history. >> he started when 16. probably the only employee i ever had that his mom drove him to work. >> a job offer in china in summer of 2016. yet joey's
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would soon betray him. >> when did the first alarm bells go off for you guys? >> january 11th. >> his conversations started getting obscure. >> he went from being paranoid in his apartment and there was helicopter pads and everybody was patching and the chinese government was out to get me. >> they arranged to get him back home, hoping he just needed to get out of china and everything would be okay, until they saw him at the airport. >> what was that moment like for you? >> oh. it just wasn't him. it was clear the son we knew was gone. this was just his body and somebody else had kind of taken over it. >> that's terrifying. >> yeah, it was the worst day ever. >> the diagnosis, joey was
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>> i don't know anything about schizophrenia. >> yeah. you take a medicine and you're fine in a couple hours, is that what schizophrenia is? >> it is a life diagnosis. >> an estimated 3.2 million people, 1% of the population, suffer from schizophrenia. according to american psychiatric association. it's a chronic brain disorder that can cause delusions, hallucinations, and changing behavior. >> it utterly destroys the illusion of youth in vinceability. it is very difficult for patients and families to accept this is a lifelong diagnosis. >> at pasadena villa, mental health facility in smoky mountains of tennessee, joey received inpatient treatment this past spring. they're now navigating a mental health system with limitations and high costs. >> there's so many people out there going through the same thing that we are, and stories of families that my money ran out or the insurance stopped paying, my child had to come
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home. >> former congressman patrick kennedy who battled mental health issues himself has become a spokesperson in the fight for more understanding and treatment options. >> it's ripping through people's lives. it's a fire that's burning up people's life savings and we ought to treat it as the natural disaster that it is. >> at stake, not just the financial future of the hooties, but future for people like joey, the boy with the marshmallow cannon. >> i remember him so well from that day. who could forget him with the marshmallow cannon. how is he doing now? >> such a special moment. he is doing better. he is in a long-term care facility in california. one of the reasons this family told this personal and painful story is they want to shine a light on the illness that not a lot of people know about or know enough about and want to shine a light on how difficult it is for a family to pay for the treatment. insurance companies all
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for this kind of treatment, and they're very fortunate. say they have lots of friends and family that helped them with their go fund me page. not everyone is so fortunate, willie. >> i was shocked to hear the numbers, 3.2 million in this country alone. stephanie gosk, thanks for bringing this story to us. next, reaching out reaching out to help the homeless, not with a dollar but with a job so they can earn their own. and then the famed fbi agent whose hollywood life played out like a hollywood thriller. ♪ (shrieks in terror) (heavy breathing and snorting) no, no. the running of the bulldogs? surprising. what's not surprising? how much money aleia saved by switching to geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more.
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how many times have you passed a homeless person on the street, and wished there was more you can do than drop a quarter into his cup. one los angeles woman decided to stop wishing and dedicated herself to helping. morgan ratford has our sunday closer. >> reporter: hope, strength and. >> create. >> reporter: words f encouragement, stamped on tease and turned into jewelry. each key made by someone who hopes to have a reason someday to use it. >> how many have you helped transition out of homelessness? >> we have gotten over 70 plus people job opportunities here. >> reporter: growing up
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as an actress, released pop music but was seeking to make a bigger impact. in 2009, after encountering a young homeless couple a light went off, she turned a simple jewelry idea into a business with big impact. today, the giving keys factory in downtown l.a. sits a couple blocks from skid row where some of l.a.'s 46,000 homeless reside. here kaitlin employs people trying to transition off the streets and keys they create are sold under one condition. that the buyer gives their key to someone who needs it more. >> this isn't just about jewelry to wear because it is cool, it trains you to keep your eyes open to somebody going through a hard time. >> reporter: people like kelly williams. >> done drugs, i've stole, i've done practically everything you can think of. >> what was your a-ha moment, moment you were at you
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and said i can't live like this any more. >> i went to prison practically every two years. i wanted something better for my life. >> reporter: and she found it. >> this is where the magic happen. >> reporter: at the giving keys, she works alongside people that not only understand her pain but also the power of redemption. >> since you have been working here, you have been able to get other things and kind of come into transitioning to have your own place? >> did it in six months working. >> wait, wait, wait. hold on. you're saying in six months of working here. >> my life will never be the same. she just want to do good for the rest of my life. >> why experts say giving keys could be a model for the rest of the country. >> taking men and women with no other option, teaching them a marketable skill, teaching them to work on a team, teaching them to be proud of a product and service delivered, and by the way, giving key makes money doing
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>> they're legit? >> they're legit. >> giving people like kelly williams a second chance. >> you can make an impact on one person, you know, that's the best. >> perhaps even the key to happiness. for "sunday today," morgan radford, los angeles. >> nicely done, kelly and morgan, thank you. this week we highlight another life well lived. neil welch was an fbi agent at the sener of some of america's highest profile katsds during his near 30 years at the bureau. >> con man, i'm in and out, i was there the whole time. you don't know it, right? becoming somebody people can pin their beliefs on. >> if you've seen the movie "american hustle" you know his work. as head of the new york field office, he oversaw the abscam political corruption investigation loosely portrayed in the film which resulted in convicon
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posed as arab chics offering bribes. before that, he was involved infamously intense negotiation with the convicted killer after mosley escaped with a hospital. he held a gun to welch's chest an hour before he talked him into surrendering. welch said he, too, was holding a gun concealed in his pocket. he joined the navy at 17, served in the socieuth pacific in 1952. he led field offices in detroit, buffalo, detroit and philadelphia before taking over in new york. he was known as a maverick agent, held his bureau i can bosses in low regard and wasn't afraid to let them know. neil welch who served the country from the time hi. oh, hi! welcome to the neighborhood. i brought you this pie to see if you're weird. wow, that smells intrusive. it is.
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we close this morning with a look at what's next this week. on thursday, o.j. simpson will appear before a nevada parole board after serving nine years in prison for robbery and kidnapping. he was denied parole in 2013 and 2014. but the d.a. who put him away, says he believes he will be paroled this time. if he is, simpson could be released as early as october 1st. then that comic-con biggest annual gathering of self proclaimed nerds and geeks kicks off in san diego wednesday with fans eager to see their super hero, fantasy stars. heavy hitters this year, from wonder woman and harrison ford for blade runner and stranger things cast. i think i would go to meet them. >> wonder woman is there? say no more, we're in. thank you for spending part
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now on "news4 today," a mother and daughter dead in a bizarre murder/suicide. what police are uncovering and the new concerns for neighbors. health care pushback. yeah, get ready for more heat coming our way. we are in for a gorgeous sunday. but storm team 4 tracking the jump in the heat and humidity coming up in the week ahead. good morning, everyone. i am molette green in for adam -- >> don't forget adam. >> please, adam is having the vacation of
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good to have you here. it's going to be another nice day for our weekend, as we turn to lauryn ricketts. >> we are just keeping it in check for the weekend. yesterday afternoon was absolutely fabulous. today going to be wonderful, and then then that humidity starts to becopump in overnight. and can't have the san diego-type of weather all throughout the summer. 78 right now is the temperature. look, we will head to the 80s well before we get to the lunch hour. it's going to be on the warm side out there today. if you want to exercise fairly comfortable, the pool is beautiful. we are going to time on it out coming up. new this morning, we are getting a fresh


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