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Jul 15, 2013 2:00am PDT
department of justice to the verdict in the george zimmerman case. >>> reports this morning that edward snowden has very specific blueprints on how the national security agency does what they do. >>> a major loss for high-speed motorcycle racing. >>> plus, an autopsy will be done today to determine the death of cory monteith. >>> good morning. the verdict is in. and the trial is over. but the controversy is not. it is spilling from social media and into the streets. more on that in a moment. but first, nbc news has learned that george zimmerman will be able to retrieve his gun from authorities if he requests it. what are the latest developments less than 48 hours after this verdict? >> reporter: good morning, veronica. demonstrations in response to this verdict is overwhelmingly peaceful. but that doesn't mean that emotions aren't running high. >> we, the jury, find george zimmerman not guilty. >> reporter: seconds after the sentence was head in the courtroom, reaction spilled into the streets. >> how can you murder an innocent child and sleep at child. >> it shows this is a cont
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
>>> under arrest. neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman is charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed florida teen trayvon martin. >>> seeing red. a republican congressman claims house democrats are communists. >>> and miracle baby. an argentine couple find their newborn baby alive in a morgue 12 hours after she was declared dead. good morning, everyone, i'm lynn berry, those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with murder charges. after weeks of growing controversy, neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman is behind bars in florida this morning. is he facing a hearing on second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of unarmed teen trayvon martin. jeff paterson has the latest from florida. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. just after the special prosecutor made her announcement on wednesday, the mayor made an appeal for calm in the community. but there is a strong sense of relief here now that george zimmerman has been arrested and charged with second degree murder. after more than a month
MSNBC
Jul 4, 2013 2:30am PDT
governor george ryan is a free man this morning. he was released from home confinement wednesday, ending more than 5 1/2 years in federal custody for wide-ranging corruption offenses. his successor rob blagojevich is still in the big house. that's going to do it for your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> nbc's dylan dryer joins us now with this july 4th weather. >> everybody wants to know if the fireworks are going off without a hitch this evening and most of the country they will. we're not looking at too much rain up and down the east coast. most of it is down in the southeast, especially interior southeast areas like western, north and south carolina, into the atlanta area and the panhandle of florida. couple pop-up showers and storms in the southwest which is an area that could really use some rain right now. heavy rain continuing to stream in off the gulf of mexico. you have that tropical nature to these rain showers, so that means they will produce heavier downpours. there's the possibility in atlanta, parts of tennessee and kentucky and especially the panhandle of fl
MSNBC
Jul 19, 2012 2:00am PDT
, george zemerman tells his story about the night he killed trayvon martin. >>> wild ride. >>> and close encounter, a diver in florida has a terrifying face-to-face with a great white shark. good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. and we begin this morning with a deadly confrontation. the man who shot and killed trayvon martin is speaking out for the first time. in an interview with fox news channel, george zimmerman, who is free on bail while awaiting trial, gave his account on what happened on that fateful night. jay gray has the story. >> reporter: his message was clear and direct. >> i'm not a racist and i'm not a murderer. >> in an interview, the first time he's talked to the media, george zimmerman discussed in detail the night he shot and killed trayvon martin, saying it was the unarmed teenager that initiated the deadly confrontation. >> he started barbing my head into the concrete sidewalk. i was -- as soon as he broke my nose, i started yelling for help. >> it was during that fight, he says, that both h
MSNBC
Jul 2, 2013 2:00am PDT
heads. that's your morning's dish of scrambled politics. >>> turning now to the george zimmerman murder trial, two important witnesses took the stand monday in the case against george zimmerman on trial in the death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. the witnesses sanford police investigators who conducted multiple interviews with zimmerman shared their thoughts on his version of the story. >> reporter: good morning. george zimmerman, he may still take the stand in this case. he may not, but the jury got to hear his version of events through taped interviews and a video walk-through of the scene. >> he tried to grab my head. >> reporter: prosecutors played video of george zimmerman walking investigators through what he says happened the night trayvon martin was killed. in initial interviews, two detectives nailed down zimmerman's version of events before moving on to more pointed questions and subsequent conversations including why zimmerman didn't identify himself as neighborhood watch to martin. the investigators question why zimmerman got out of his car and why martin looked suspi
MSNBC
Apr 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
>>> decision day. attorneys for george zimmerman ask a florida judge to set him free. >>> and mission museum. nasa's space shuttle "discovery" is welcomed home at the smithsonian. good morning, everyone, i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. we are going to begin this morning with pole position. the latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll finds that at this point, president obama is ahead of presumptive republican candidate mitt romney in a head-to-head match-up. but romney is in a strong enough position to make it a close election. chuck todd reports. >> thanks to large leads among women, hispanics and even independents the president begins with a 49-43 advantage over presumptive gop nominee mitt romney. the good news for mr. obama is how his standing compares with other incumbent presidents seeking re-election. his job rating is almost identical to where george w. bush was in 2004. a tad lower than bill clinton in 1996. but it's much better than the last president to lose re-election, george h.w. bush in 1992. the presid
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2015 2:00am PST
illegal. >>> three years today, trevon martin was shot and killed by george zimmerman on his way home from a convenience store. it comes two days after the justice department announced that it would not be filing civil rights charges against george zimmerman, citing insufficient evidence. his parents had this reaction to the decision. >> it disappointed us greatly but it did not surprise us at all. >> of course we were devastated by the decision thoughity to charge the murder of our son. i think that our push now is going to be that much more harder. we are going to go out and try to educate our communities, our young kids. the youngered a you wills s ed aed a -- younger adults. >> zimmerman was found not guilty and zimmerman said he acted in self defense. >> stop! you are hurting me! you are hurting me! >> the sheriff's deputy seen dragging this handcuffed and shackled female inmate is now on restricted duty. but the inmate's mother said that is not enough punishment. her daughter was just declared mentally incompetant by a judge. facebook is trying to curb suicide rates. friends can
MSNBC
Jul 5, 2013 2:30am PDT
, the prosecution in the george zimmerman trial could wrap up its case as early as today. zimmerman contends he killed 17-year-old trayvon martin in self-defense in february 2012. nbc's sarah dallof joins us from sanford, florida, with all the latest. sarah, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, veronica. before the defense takes the reins, it's expected the court will hear from trayvon martin's mother in what should be some of the most emotional testimony of this trial. after a brief break for the july 4th holiday, the jury returns this morning. the judge had indicated the prosecution planned to end its case by wednesday, but the testimony of key technical witnesses filled the day. a gun and trayvon martin's sweatshirt brought before the jury to help a state ballistics expert demonstrate the contact shot that killed the 17-year-old. >> meaning the muzzle or the end of the barrel of the gun was up against the sweatshirt when it was fired. >> correct. >> and nothing but the truth so help you god. >> yes. >> reporter: and testimony from a police crime lab analyst who stated h
MSNBC
Jun 10, 2013 2:00am PDT
of the secret surveillance program. jury selection begins today in the trial of george zimmerman accused of killing trayvon martin. >>> we'll take you live to south africa for an update on nelson mandela's medical condition. >>> a deadly heat wave hits parts of the u.s. >>> and lebron james takes over game two in the nba finals. good morning i'm betty nguyen. >>> we're meeting the man behind the leak, 29-year-old edward snowden coming forward to london's "the guardian." he leaked the existence of progra programs. snowden revealed his identity during a taped interview in hong kong. >> i'm no different from anybody else. i don't have special skills. i'm just another guy who sits there day-to-day in the office watching what's happening and goes, this is something that's not our place to decide. the public needs to decide whether these programs or policies are right or wrong. >> well, over the weekend, the director of national intelligence, james clapper, called the leaks quote gut-wrenching. a criminal investigation is under way. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the george zimm
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 2:00am PST
. >>> former president george h.w. bush in intentive care. we'll have the latest on that. >>> a vigil for firefighters, a tornado in action and december surfing in the great lakes. good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. a powerful winter storm that brought an odd mix of tornadoes, heavy winds and snow to the nation's midsection is now wreaking havoc on the northeast. snow and sleet have produced treacherous road conditions from pennsylvania and western new york to maine with more than a foot of snow expected in some areas. this storm so far being blamed for at least six deaths. and as nbc's kurt gregory reports, the storm is creating a post holiday travel nightmare. >> reporter: cleanup on the day after christmas for the deep south. a record of more than 20 tornadoes as a massive storm system ripped through mississippi and alabama and left arkansas with a record-breaking white christmas. that storm system continued its march across the center of the nation wednesday, leaving a near whiteout from detroit -- >> not used to it. it's slick. >> reporter: -- to indianapolis. >> it's definitely a
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2013 5:00am EDT
, prince george. i am veronica delaw krauz. >>> a senior administration official is now off the job as being the voice using a fake name. it was first reported by "the daily beast." he was a senior member of the national security staff, and he was also famous is d.c. web circles. joseph was said to openly criticize policies and bosses as well as other white house insiders. joseph had previously worked at the state department and for senators bob casey and joe biden. >>> now to the other problem plaguing the white house. the rollout of obama care. we are hearing from kathleen sebelius, and she admits there were concerned in the lead up to the launch. >> the president say that he was angry about this. do you know when he first knew that there was a problem? >> well, i think it became clear fairly early on. the first couple days. >> not before that, though? not before october 1st, there was no concern at the white house or at hhs? >> i think we talked about having testing going forward. there were certainly challenges that could be smoother and it could be easier to access and that's what
MSNBC
Apr 2, 2012 2:00am PDT
the weekend with thousands demanding the arrest of george zimmerman. the man who shot and killed unarmed teen trayvon martin. this morning, there are new questions being raised over potential evidence in the case. nbc's jay gray has more. >> no justice. >> no peace. >> reporter: the calls for justice rang out again sunday. >> i won't stop for my trayvon and for your trayvon. >> reporter: from the pulpits -- >> what do you want? >> justice. >> to the parks and practice fields, thousands gathered. during a weekend of rallies and protests filled with the same growing refrain. arrest the man who killed trayvon martin. >> nobody has the right to kill anybody. >> reporter: 28-year-old community watch volunteer george zimmerman says he shot and killed the unarmed teenager to save his own life during a fight. screams can be heard in this 911 call from a neighbor during the confrontation. his family and attorney have said it's zimmerman calling out. >> he keeps yelling help. >> yes. >> forensic audio experts using technology stlr to that used by the nsa and cia analyzed the calls for the
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2013 2:00am PDT
michele, do we want to be involved in another war? the answer is, no. >>> george zimmerman is back in the spotlight after an alleged domestic dispute. >>> plus, rafael nadal captures his 13th grand slam title. >>> the recovery of the beloved feline mayor. >>> and the major find sitting in an attic for decades. good morning, i'm betty nguyen. >>> russia proposes syria hand over its chemical weapons. it is a main development and it could avoid a strike. but president obama is skeptical saying he'll, quote, take wit a grain of salt. more on the president's hard sell for military action in a moment. >>> first, hour new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll and tracie potts is live in washington. good morning. help us understand does the president face an uphill battle looking at these poll numbers? >> reporter: no question. they came out at midnight. you can see there is overwhelming opposition to any sort of military action in syria. right to it. first of all, what are americans thinking about the decision that congress has to make? 58% said they want congress to vote no only a third, 3
MSNBC
Nov 18, 2010 5:00am EST
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MSNBC
Jul 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
gregory has the details. >> reporter: a skywest pilot's plans to steal a plane tuesday at the st. george municipal airport were thwarted. 40-year-old brian joseph hedglin had parked his motorcycle, jumped a fence to the airport, gained access to a skywest jet, and started its engines. according to officials he backed the plane up, then moved it forward clipping the terminal. he was not able to get the plane airborne and instead crashed into several empty cars in the parking lot. a police officer patrolling the area noticed a motorcycle with its engine still warm and shortly thereafter discovered the plane. >> he immediately notified skywest that they had a plane in the parking lot with the engines running. they had a person here who was able to come out and shut down the plane. >> reporter: officers arrived on the scene, entered the plane, and found hedglin dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. officials in st. george later confirmed that the motorcycle did long to him and he was wanted in colorado springs in connection with the death of his girlfriend. >> we took every precaution we
MSNBC
May 23, 2013 5:00am EDT
on your side. >>> pacers down in the game. carl george heaves up a miracle there. the game heads to overtime. pacers down two. george with another miracle try. this time he's going for three. but, no, way off there. but wait, hang on a second here. a foul. george then drains all three shots at the line. pacers up one. two seconds left in overtime. but none of that matters. lebron james has a one-way ticket and the clutch play up there. the heat win by one. what a game. to the nhl playoffs. the pittsburgh penguins and senators. jerome iginla, unstoppable. the penguins win the series. there a high school lacrosse goal and why he gets the save, he throws the ball 80 yards. look at the ghi orange going that didn't just happen. standing right in front of it. yeah, it did. it's a bird. it's a plane. no my friends this is -- was a bicycle bolting over 163 miles an hour setting a world speed record on a rocket powered bicycle. look at it. stretch frame, hydrotank. every kid wants that. no water bottle though. >>> in a high school baseball game. a play not too good to show you. does he slide
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
unjustly killed. only 35% of whites thought so. >>> trayvon martin's shooter, george zimmerman, appeared in court in florida for the first time to face charges. nbc's jay gray has more. >> reporter: in handcuffs and a jailhouse jumpsuit, george zimmerman stood before the judge for less than three minutes, showing no emotion. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: only responding as the judge outlined the second-degree murder charge and his rights in the case. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: the hearing amounted to little more than a legal formality, but did provide a bit of insight into the prosecution's case. a probable cause affidavit shows that state investigators believe trayvon martin, a 17-year-old african american, was profiled by george zimmerman and that zimmerman confronted martin and a struggle ensued. court documents also outline a meeting between martin's mother and investigators where she listened to the 911 recording to the night her son was killed. >> so you think he's yelling help? >> yes. >> reporter: and identified the voice crying for help as trayvon martin's voice. >> all the
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2015 2:00am PST
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MSNBC
Jun 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
with the murder of unarmed teen trayvon martin turned himself in to florida police yesterday. george zimmerman's bond was revoked friday after a judge said he failed to disclose about $135,000 raised through a website set up for his legal fund. and nbc's jay gray joins us live from sanford, florida, with all the details. jay, good morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. yeah, sheriff's deputies here describe george zimmerman as, quote, quiet and cooperative on his first night back here in central florida and back behind bars. for the first time in six weeks, george zimmerman will wake up in the seminole county jail this morning, the 28-year-old accused of second degree murder in the death of trayvon martin turned himself in on sunday, two days after judge kenneth lester revoked his bond. >> i find that good cause exists based upon the material misrepresentations that the court relied upon. >> reporter: prosecutors have accused zimmerman and his wife of hiding information during his initial bond hearing about money raised for his defense through a website. >> i don't know what other wo
MSNBC
Jul 23, 2013 2:00am PDT
investigating. >>> since his not guilty verdict, george zimmerman has been in hiding, but last week, he actually emerged to help rescue a family trapped in an overturned suv. it happened on july 17th in sanford, florida. officials say a blue ford explorer traveled off the road and then rolled over. that's when zimmerman and another man helped two children and their parents escape uninjured. police say zimmerman was not a witness and left the scene after making contact with police. >>> the problems for san diego's mayor, well, they are going from bad to worse. already under fire for sexual harassment allegations. now a former aide has filed suit. irene mccormick jackson served as communications director under mayor bob fillner and says the mayor frequently put her in a headlock and said crude and disgusting things about sex. he issued a public apology earlier this month after a number of female accusers came forward. he has vowed not to resign. >>> here's your dish of "scrambled politics." harry reid is enjoying the likelihood of a primary battle between a tea party candidate and mit
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >>> tale of the tape. new video raises questions about the story george zimmerman told police the night he shot and killed unarmed teen trayvon martin. >>> hot ticket. friday's mega millions jackpot skyrockets to a record-shattering amount. >>> and seeing is believing. a frisbee trick shot artist does it again. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin with the zimmerman video. when neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman shot and killed unarmed black teenager trayvon martin in florida last month he reportedly told police martin had fought with him, breaking his nose and repeatedly slamming his head against the ground. however, police security camera video from that night obtained by abc news showing police officers leaving zimmerman into the station in handcuffs appears to show no blood or bruising to zimmerman with no blood or grass stains visible on his clothes. the parents of trayvon martin reacted last night to the video telling "usa today" it shows that zimmerman's claims of self-defense are false. last night zim
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
deal with major league baseball. george zimmerman back in the headlines after a traffic stop in texas. o.j. simpson wins parole but not his freedom and some nonbelievers get their sweet reven revenge. >>> good morning, cleveland kidnapper aerial castro is expected to speak today at his sentencing hearing. as part of the plea deal he'll be spared the death penalty. prosecutors say the man they call a monster will spend the rest of his days behind bars. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. aerial castro has agreed to that plea deal that includes a minimum sentence, life in prison and 1,000 years. for a crime they will detail for the first time in court today. we already know aerial castro's future. >> this man is going to prison for the rest of his life. >> reporter: today we'll learn about his horrific past. in hours prosecutors will present expert testimony that outlines decade of abuse for a man they call a monster. castro has pleaded guilty to kidnapping amanda berry, gina dejesus. and rape, assault and murder. >> my addiction to pornography and sexual problem has taken a
MSNBC
Mar 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
violence. save the children. >> reporter: a growing refrain for justice for trayvon martin. he is george zimmerman, a community watch volunteer who shot and killed the 17-year-old a month ago today. his attorney would return to his claim of self defense today. >> george zimmerman sufficiented a broken nose, an injury, a gash to the back of his head. >> snow his friends are also seeking out. tears shed by thousands. most calling for answers and action. >> a gunman wearing an afghan uniform killed two groups today. the victim's families are being compensated and the wipe is speaking out. nbc's john yang. >> reporter: the staff sergeant says she can't believe her husband would kill 9 afghan children and two others. >> when i asked what kind of dad he was, he was so involved with his children. he loves children. >> he's like a big kid himself. >> he is accused of killing nine children. >> reporter: right. >> innocent children. >> reporter: it's unbelievable to me. i have no idea what happened. but he would not -- he loves children. and he would not do that. >> reporter: in afghanistan, u.s.
MSNBC
Jul 6, 2012 2:00am PDT
here on msnbc, the place for politics. >>> in florida, significantly higher bail set for george zimmerman, the neighbor watch volunteer who shot and killed 17-year-old trayvon martin after his original $150,000 bond was revoked last month. now his attorneys are marking a plea for online donations. nbc's eric edwards has more on this, but, of course, we are going to go to that now, take a look. >> reporter: george zimmerman's new bond set at $1 million. >> the judge is obviously saying mr. zimmerman screwed up, in a big way. >> reporter: to get out of jail he's need 10% of that amount, $100,000. but it's money zimmerman's attorney mark o'mara says his client does not and have will remain lockeded up waiting for his trial in the shooting death of trayvon martin to begin. zimmerman is the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed unarmed teen trayvon martin in february. he pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder claiming self-defense. in court on friday, his attorney showed this police video from the day after the shooting. >> there are cuts. >> reporter: george zimmerman
MSNBC
Jun 15, 2012 2:00am PDT
68% place great or moderate blame on former president george w. bush, 52% blame president obama. mean ority leader mitch mcconnell announced republicans will block all obama nominees to the nation's top courts until after the election. invoking a rule that isn't really a rule, the so-called thurman rule named for strom thurmond isn't in the rules, but the practice calls for the opposition party to freeze all court votes within six months of a presidential election. >>> the pentagon has come a long way from don't ask don't tell. this summer gay and wlez bee an troops will be saluted marking gay pride month. >>> a george washington university study suggests the obama's family dog, bo, may be a political liability. the study concludes pets frolicking on the white house lawn in hard times isn't a good image. >>> jon bon jovi helped the president raise money, so he joked to extra he wants a cabinet position. secretary of entertainment. >>> usher, jessica alba in a campaign to create one million new national service jobs to address youthen employment. >>> iced tea offered an interesti
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Mar 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
president today. former president george h.w. bush gave romney his endorsement yesterday. >>> the lawyers for andrea yates, the texas mother who drowned her five children in june 2001, is asking that she be allowed a weekly two-hour pass to go to church. in a 2006 retrial, yates was found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed to a state mental hospital, but her attorney says she is ready to rejoin society and live on her own. >>> canada will stop making pennies this year. this is all in a bid to save some money. the copper-coded coins worth 1 cent actually cost 1.6 cents to produce. >>> and nasa scientists have announced the discovery of a massive super tornado on the surface of the sun five times bigger than planet earth. the storm has winds of 186,000 miles per hour and temperatures of over 3 million degrees fahrenheit. >>> and now, here's your "first look" at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 13,145 after adding 19 points yesterday. the s&p was down two points. the nasdaq lost nine. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, the nik
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2013 2:00am PST
tornadoes. the dramatic 911 phone calls involving george zimmerman and his girlfriend. stocks on a tear as records continue to be shattered. toronto's mayor rob ford stripped by city council. monti python fans get ready for the dream of a lifetime. good morning i'm betty nguyen. we want to begin with breaking news overseas. two explosions have rocked the iranian embassy in beirut earlier today. at least 23 people were killed and 146 were wounded in the blast. iran's ambassador of not hurt but the country's cultural attache was killed. no word on who or what caused the blast. syrian rebels have threatened to targ target bashir al assad's allies. >>> these give you a sense of how random these twisters were even with winds of 190 miles per hour, you can see a clear path of destruction. outside trees are standing and cars remaining in parked spaces. those images were from washington, illinois. where nbc's jay gray is at the latest. >> reporter: an eerie silence settled across the strike zone but that is i len will soon give way to families returning to sift through the splintered remai
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
george bush candidate? yahoo! reports george prescott bush, the son of jeb and nephew of george w. says he may run for office in the future but has no specific plans yet. >>> basketball legend michael jordan is among an impressive team of hoop stars who will participate in what the president's campaign is calling the obama classic. politico says other supporters on the court will be carmelo anthony and patrick ewing. >>> a psychic adviser named tony leggett has done political palm readings. he says president obama's shows he's flexibility, multitalented, and could be a very successful president. and he says mitt romney is clever with lots of ideas and has the hand of a quote plain-looking man. >>> and in south africa last night, secretary of state hillary clinton had a little fun after a dinner hosted by south africa's foreign minister, she burned up the dance floor with the entertainers, and some other guests. good news there. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> and now here's your first look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow opens at 13,168, after
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2011 2:00am PST
george w. bush. >> we think a successful democratic iraq can be a model for the entire region. >> translator: but the goals that we established were achieved. >> reporter: were they? critics say no. >> is there any reason to trust maliki? >> no! >> reporter: former homeland security secretary tom ridge at a protest outside the white house. iraq's closest ally now is iran. >> the single greatest terrorist organization in the world is iran. >> reporter: iraq is promising to stage joint training with u.s. forces. >> so that iran doesn't think that they have a free hand to -- to rule the region. >> reporter: but thanks to the sacrifice of americans, iraq will now choose its own friends and go its own way. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> elsewhere, the supreme court recently added some controversy to an already crowded docket. the justices will weigh in on both challenges to arizona's immigration law and president obama's health care reform. last night on the rachel maddow show guest host melissa harris perry asked george washington university professor jeffrey rose
MSNBC
Jul 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
would have wanted george zimmerman to kill my teenage son. during the interview, zimmerman had a direct apology for trayvon's parents. >> i am sorry that they buried their child. i can't imagine what it must feel like and i pray for them daily. >> as he now prepared for what is sure to be an explosive and emotional murder trial. jay gray, nnz news. >>> the "new york times" reports pentagon officials are in talks with the israeli government planning for what appears to be the imminent collapse of syrian president bashar al assad. obama administration officials tell say the pentagon is against israel's suggestions to destroy weapons. officials say wednesday's deadly bombing in the heart of damascus that killed the defense member sister and his deputy, assad's brother-in-law, may turn out to be a turning point in the country's conflict. >>> israel is vowing retaliation against iran. at least seven people died in an attack on a bus at the airport in a resort city on the black sea. the israelis had just arrived from a flight from tell ajive for a vacation. bulgaria's administration sa
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Jul 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
the trial of george zimmerman. george zimmerman has pleaded not guilty in the death of trayvon martin, claiming he shot the teenager in self-defense. sarah, break down these new rulings for us. >> reporter: good morning. late yesterday just before court got out, the judge ruled the trayvon martin toxicology report that shows thc, the active ingredient in marijuana, will be allowed in court. monday afternoon, the defense called tracy martin, trayvon martin's, father to the stand to testified. he denied telling investigators the voice on the 911 tape screaming for help was not his son's. >> i kind of pushed away from the -- away from the table and just kind of shook my head and said, i can't tell. >> reporter: he told prosecutors he listened to the tape multiple times at the mayor's office weeks later. >> basically what i was listening to, i was listening to my son's last cry for help. >> reporter: earlier in the day the defense brought back those two investigators to talk about martin's initial response to the 911 tape. >> there's no doubt he was telling us that that didn't sound like
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Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
, george goes through his beautiful girlfriend's e-mail and discovers all of her exes are short, stocky, and bald. he dumps her immediately. >>> george's parents claim their house was destroyed by sandy. he moves in. jerry breaks up with his girlfriend because she instagrams everything that she eats. george tries to get a job with the nets. all good. i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. stay tuned. "way too early" starts right now. >>> typical middle-class family of four will see an income tax hike of under $2,200. how many of you can afford to pay another $2,200 in taxes? not you? i didn't think so. you can't afford to lose that money.
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Jan 19, 2017 2:00am PST
. >> and we're following george and barbara bush as they remain hospitalized in houston. >>> and the presidential picks clash with obamacare, education, and more. ♪ ♪ >>> good morning, everybody. it is thursday, january 19th. i'm alex witt alongside louisberg dorff. only one more day before donald trump is sworn in as president of the united states. yesterday, he tweeted a photo of himself with pen to pad quoting writing my inaugural address at the winter white house marr-a-lago three weeks ago, looking forward to friday. today, he will be laying a wreath at the arlington national cemetery followed by a make america great again at the lincoln memorial with performances by toby keith and lee greenwood. >>> meanwhile, the work goes on. press secretary sean spicer says there could be three or four actions taking place on inauguration day. >>> and former georgia governor sonny gray is nominated for agriculture secretary. >>> former president george h.w. bush and ms. bush remain in a houston hospital this morning. the president was transferred to the intensive care unit where doctors
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Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
the airways is one from democrat george demos. he compares his rival and president obama to crack-smoking toronto mayor rob ford. >> tired of politicians? then look at george demos. he's not a politician. george demos knows the good guys from the bad. >> interesting imagery there. well, the ad makes no further linkage between mayor ford and democrats. demos lost the 2010 primary for the seat and dropped out again in 2012. >>> and it looks like the actual war on christmas is back again. the national republican congressional committee now has a coffee mug reading "happy holidays is what liberals say." okay. that follows a t-shirt with the same slogan. the shirt is no longer on the site because a spokesperson says it's all sold out. and that's your morning's dish of "scrambled politics." joining me now for our "first look" at politics is "newsday" columnist and political analyst ellis heneghan. thanks for being here. >> can i say happy holidays? it's a little dicey. >> if you want to call yourself labor raleigh. apparently, that's what liberals say. >> good to see you, how about that
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Apr 10, 2017 2:00am PDT
it was last week. >> that's correct, george. >> is it the position of the trump administration that he can no be ruler of syria anymore, regime change is the policy. >> well, regime change is something that we think is going to happen because all of the parties are going to see assad is not the leader that needs to be taking place for air issia. this isn't about policy or not. this is about thoughts. look at the thoughts. there is no political solution sha any of us can see with assad at the lead. >> at least 43 people are dead and more than 100 wounded after two bombings after churches in egypt packed with worshippers packed for palm sunday services. some of the footage is disturbing. the first bombing struck the church. then just hours later a second blast outside of saint marks cathedral in alex sand right kneeia. this video captures the moment of the attack. look at quire singing when sound of blast rips through the church killing the video signal. see that in a moment. shows apparent suicide bomber being denied entrance into saint marks before blowing himself up. isis has claim
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May 6, 2016 2:00am PDT
president george h.w. bush and george w. bush who say they won't endorse. john mccain tepidly said he's support the nominee, but worried that fund-raisers about his re-election bid in arizona. >> if donald trump is at the top of the top of the ticket, no date this is the race of my life. >> reporter: trump is still drawing record crowds. thousands waiting in the rain in west virginia a state filled with white working class voters. to win in november, trump will need to capitalize on that demographic. making rust belt state obama won in 2012, like ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin and michigan turn red again. while mitigating a potential loss in arizona, a republican strong hold and home to the large latino population turned off by his anti-immigration rhetoric. trump tweeted i love hispanics with photos of himself eating a taco bowl on cinco de mayo. hillary fired back targeting trump's deportation plan. >> trump responded to ryan with this statement. i am not ready to support speaker ryan's agenda. perhap wes can come to an agreement about what's best for the american people. they hav
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Jul 22, 2014 2:00am PDT
seattle are the worse in state history. >>> prince george turns one. >>> and tony. >>> violence continues across the mid east this morning as world lead erds call for an end to the deadly fighting. earlier this morning, israel bombed five mosques, a stadium, and the home of a military chief. 125 people were killed on monday. the latest air strikes came after u.n. chief bang- ban ki-moon. you were there on the ground, martin. are you seeing anything that indicates hopes for cease-firests later today? >> reporter: well, there is significant movements in the talks. hopefully, there will be a five-hour lull in the fighting. hamas accepted it, israel rejected it. the fighting continues. the government says they are going to keep fighting until they achieve their objectives. there is progress in the wider picture. the u.n. secretary-general is talking to the leaders. the american espn -- secretary of state is in cairo. they are trying to narrow the differenc differences. so hamas supports one proposal, israel supports number and ban ki-moon and kerry is working on the differences. one israeli s
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May 20, 2015 2:00am PDT
it and banned the teacher from working in the school district. st. george's public school says in part a substitute teacher used improper actions to discipline students while in one of our classes. the substitute teacher has been removed from the classroom afternoon. a would be burglar in australia left empty handed. that's right, after bungleing an attempt to steal a gas station atm. under surveillance video shows the unidentified thief drive up in a stolen truck, smash the door and enter the store with a long klain. but as you will see. as he tries to drive away yes, nothing happens. because the klain is not attached to anything. police are now searching for that suspect. all right. minutes past the hour. let's get down to business. good morning. >> reporter: hey good morning. mcdonald's workers will hold what they say is their biggest protest ever outside the company shareholder meeting in chicago today. they are calling again for higher minimum wages. mcdonald's new ceo has announced plans to raise wages to just under $10 an hour and amazon has been the first woman to hold the
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Oct 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
876-foot new george bridge. two of them were newlyweds who had just tied the knot 30 minutes before their jump. very brave. >>> time now for a look at the national weather. we turn to bill karins with the weather channel forecast. >> the guy let her go first. >> a gentleman. >> you go. you jump. good morning, everyone. it's a nice, mild start to our week. the exception was the pacific northwest. anywhere east of the rockies was fantastic, warm, dry weather just about everywhere. it continues this morning. 75 degrees right knew to start your morning in texas. we're in the 50s in the east coast. light jacket for everyone. this warm weather pattern, it looks like it's here to stay for the beginning of the week. storms in new england exiting. warm air dominating the country. warm clouds and damp weather in chicago, michigan, and some areas of the plains. it will be warm. it won't be a cold period. by the end of this week is when we finally start to see things changing. we'll see a plunge of cool air, not cold, but cool air rushing down from the north. instead of being above average, tem
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Mar 1, 2016 2:00am PST
. >>> veteran actor george kennedy whose film career spanned nearly six decades has died. he won the academy award as a chain gang prisoner in 1967's "cool hand luke." decades later he would win a whole new generation of fans. >> you see these cuff links i'm wearing? they're not just cuff links. each one fires a dart that knocks out your victim for a few minutes but does no permanent damage. here, let me demonstrate on him. >> why? >> that's when kennedy was cast alongside leslie nielsen in "naked gun" series. george kennedy was 91 years old. >>> let's get down to business business with cnbc's landon dowdy. >> good morning. nasa wants to bring speedy travel to the masses. the design of the supersonic aircraft was revealed. it would go 1100 miles an hour but without the sonic boom. and a test plane could be ready for takeoff in 2019 if nasa can find the money. >>> houston is hosting the annual livestock show and rodeo. it is considered the city's signature event with the attendance topping 2.4 million people last year. it also draws some pretty big musical acts. this year, you can cat
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Nov 21, 2011 5:00am EST
descendants" the comic drama starring george clooney, it brok into the top ten, with a staggering $1.2 million. but it was only in 29 theaters nationwide. >> they all must have been sold out. >> it's unbelievable. >> have you heard about it before this weekend? >> no. but george clooney movies always do really well. it's sort of -- >> it's one of those quiet releases, get the word of mouth going and now it's going to be -- >> it's only opening in 400 theaters next weekend. >>> well i'm lynn berry, this is "first look" on msnbc. stay tuned, "way too early" is next. >>> a new york city man is arrested while making a bomb that police say would have targeted police, american troops coming home and even post offices. the question is, who was this guy working with? we'll have the latest. >>> the supercommittee turns out not to be so super after all as the group charged with working across party lines to get the american house in order is set today to announce it has failed. the question is -- with both sides dug in on their core issues, did this thing ever have a chance. >>> and the eagles e
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May 25, 2016 2:00am PDT
. >> george clooney? >> well, tony could be the first term and george could be the second. >> all right. >> she wants both. okay. so that's your morning dish of "scrambled politics." >>> all right, to washington now and i'm joined by eliza collins, politics reporter for "usa today." good morning, eliza. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> absolutely. so we watched more protesters erupt at a donald trump rally last night. it was in new mexico. will we see these continue to grow even after he clinches the nomination? >> i think the protests aren't going away. they have been around for a while. last night was a little different because it was more violent than usual. although we saw -- remember in chicago he had to shut down a rally because of protests. i can't imagine them going away. i think while republicans are getting behind him, he still is just as divisive with democrats and with the people that aren't in the party but are against donald trump. so i think protests aren't going away. hopefully they're less violent, but he has protesters at every rally. this isn't completely new
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May 11, 2012 2:00am PDT
record haul last night at george clooney's star-studded hollywood fund-raiser. but today it is back to reality. when the president heads to nevada to talk about the economy, nbc's tracie potts joins us with more on that, and the high school drama dogging mitt romney. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. good morning, everyone. today the president moves on to nevada to talk about the economy, after those three fund-raisers on the west coast last night. including that really big one in california. president obama's $40,000 a plate dinner at george clooney's house last night appears to be the single biggest fund raiser ever, more than mitt romney raised in an entire month. democrats say donations are pouring in since the president announced his support for same-sex marriage. >> making sure that everybody, regardless of sexual orientation, is treated fairly. >> reporter: vice president biden is now apologized for forcing the president's hand by announcing his support days earlier. republicans say they'll use this as a key difference between mr. obama and romney. but for n
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Aug 23, 2013 2:00am PDT
martin's killer, george zimmerman, reportedly visits a gun manufacturer. >>> katy perry does something she's never done before. >>> and jimmy buffett caught himself a new friend. good morning, everybody. i'm betty nguyen. while many of us are preparing for the weekend, firefighters in northern california are battling a rapidly growing wildfire near yosemite national park. it is called the rim fire, and it grew overnight covering about 64,000 acres up from 16,000 just 24 hours earlier. the park remains open and mostly smoke-free. on thursday, governor jerry brown issued a state of emergency. the declaration frees up money and resources for the 1800 firefighters on the ground. so far, nine structures have been damaged, 2,500 remain threatened. >>> let's take to you syria where more horrific images are servicing from what syrian rebels are calling a mass chemical attack but the claims are still not verified. >> if these reports are true, it would be an outrageous and flag grant escalation of use of chemical weapons by the regime, so our source is on nailing down the facts. >> more than 10
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Dec 25, 2012 2:30am PST
firefighters rush into a deadly trap. plus, the latest on former president george h.w. bush's health. where is netflix when you need it most? >>> and the queen goes 3-d? hmm. >> very merry christmas to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. parts of the country are waking up to a white christmas this morning for the third time in four years, a major winter storm has made its way across the country christmas week and this nasty weather system col whip up dangerous conditions in the southeast. nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer has been tracking the storm for us. >> we're talking bad because it's a little bit of everything. we are looking at a severe storm certainly possible. we've already had a tornado warning posted down through northern acadia parish in louisiana. that has now since been lifted but we are going to see more severe weather break out all across the gulf coast states with a good chance of seeing some potential for tornados. we also have snow falling all across new england right now, heaviest in upstate new york. we still have the wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain back through the hartford
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