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>> breaking news this morning. stocks markets around the world as the chinese currency rises first time in three days. asian markets closed out the week mixed. red arrows in hong kong and japan. we're looking at stocks. we got in gdp numbers weaker-than-expected in france and germany. we're seeing gains. they're up .1 of 1%. right here at home with mixed bag, stocks index futures slightly to the downside. we're keeping key eye on oil which is below $42 first time
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since 2009. >> also breaking this morning the u.s. claims isis used chemical weapons against kurdish troops in iraq. more than 50 years the u.s. embassy in cuba will reopen. fidel castro is asking for millions in u.s. cash. and? unbelievable. this firefighters actually fuel massive explosions in china? we'll have latest on the story and what the aftermath of the blast looks like. good morning i'm lauren simonetti joined by nicole petallides. sandra smith is off today. "fbn:am," latest in markets, latest breaking news and what to expect for the day ahead. breaking news. islamic state is accused using weapons against kurdish forces in iraq.
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the forces sustained throat injuries consistent with mustard gas. intelligence agencies say this is the first indication isis has obtained banned chemical. shows increased sophistication in their capabilities on the battlefield. firms say isis could have obtained chemicals in syria. that is where inspectors have been unable to verify claims by the syrian government that i had it did destroy all of it is stockpiles. >> investigators looking into the cause of two huge explosions. we showed these yesterday t was earlier this week. a warehouse in northeast china, stored volatile chemicals. and -- [gunfire] senior chinese official defending fire fire iters first used water on the fire. safety officials say the move could have contributed to the disaster. the blast killed at least 50 people including a dozen
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firefighters sent in after the first blast. rescuers pulled one survivor from the wreckage. almost 20 firefighters are still missing. columns smoke from fires are still burning. force of explosion crushed shipping containers, are burnt thousands of cars. it devoid port buildings and lauren, people are displaced by the thousands moving to schools and apartments nearby. governor chris christie taking aim at donald trump. in an interview with get last -- greta van susteren last night, he doesn't think trump is cut out for political office. >> donald is great guy and great person but i don't think he is suited for president of the united states. >> why? >> i don't think his fpl perment is suited. if he doesn't get what he wants from john boehner, he can't fire him. mr. speaker, you're fired!. mr. majority leader, you're fired!. you have to learn to work.
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i don't think it best utilizes his skills. >> great chat on the boardwalk with greta van susteren and chris christie. hopes to his his message to focus on his message and not donald trump. former vice president gore is considering possible presidential run. he lost the 2000 race against george w. bush. he would compete against clinton's wife, hillary clinton, current democratic frontrunner. two individuals close to gore passing "inconvenient truth" to gore supporters, down playing rumors and calling them quote, groundless. catch republican presidential candidate carly fiorina, that is on "mornings with maria" 8:00 a.m. eastern time. do not miss night she is a great speaker. breaking this morning, nicole, u.s. officials tell the associated press that the two emails on hillary clinton's private server that an auditor dimed top secret included
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discussion of news article detailing a u.s. drone operation. the ap says there is the separate conversation that could point back to highly classified material in improper man other or merely reflect information collected independently. this could have significant implications for clinton's bid for president. this week clinton agreed to turn over to the fbi the private server she used when she was secretary of state. >> also breaking news this morning. u.s. prepares to reopen its embassy in cuba, former cuban dictator fidel castro has his hand out for some u.s. cash. how do you like that? castro telling local media u.s. owes cuba many millions of dollars, his quote as compensation for 53-year-old trade embargo remains in place and not part of the restoration, since it requires congressional action. meanwhile secretary of state john kerry is in cuba to raise the u.s. flag.
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recently restored american embassy in havana. comes four weeks after u.s. and cuba formally renewed diplomatic relations. secretary kerry says hopes to see a transformation begin to take place. >> i think that as we begin the process, compared to the 54 years of what has been going on, which is no progress, we'll begin to see a transformation take place. more people will travel. there will be more exchange. more families will be reconnected and hopefully the government of cuba will itself make decisions that will begin to change things. >> well this morning's flag raising, that is set for 9:30 a.m. eastern time. why don't you tweet us to let us know. do you think that we owe them many millions of dollars like castro says? >> convenient editorial that he wrote on eve of reopening, nicole.
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china's currency finally stablizing after beijing devalued yuan over last three days in a row. china's move aimed at boosting economy. second largest in the world. that is why we're paying attention. devaluation rattling global financial markets, sending u.s. stocks sharply lower earlier this week. we're trying to rebound today. mark fake per, gloom boom and doom report, that u.s. government is overstating economic growth. >> nowhere near 7%. more likely closer to 2%, if any growth at all. >> ing research saying that they lowered their third quarter gross domestic product, expectations for china to 6.7%. that turmoil in china raising the question whether federal reserve here at home will start to raise interest rates here for the first time in nearly a decade at next month's policy meeting. nicole.
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>> we have so much to talk about it was all night debate. greek lawmakers have approved the new massive bill after this vote which relied on support from the opposition party, followed repeated delays over procedure and dissent within the governing syriza party. the $93 billion rescue package includes harsh spending cuts, tax hikes. prime minister tsipras has faced opposition from for agreeing demands. they need to pass the bill before european finance ministers meet in brussels. after august 20th, there may be confidence vote. government is calling for that. the new democracy party says they will not vote for tsipras. >> will he keep his job? get you caught up on global markets. asian markets closed out the week missed. we saw green arrows in shanghai and south korea. red arrows in hong kong and japan. go to europe. stocks, up arrows across the
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board. gains of .2 of 1% of the here in the u.s., how do our markets look? flat to slightly lower. dow jones is down 10 points at moment. we have to show you oil. this is unbelievable happening in the crude markets. oil is holding $42 a barrel. it is down and pushing closer to the $40 threshold. >> i like that. u.s. stock futures, eh. well you've been waiting for apple tv. how about you wait a little longer because sources telling bloomberg that apple will delay live tv service until at least next year. the company planned to roll out the service delivered over the internet this year. discussions with broadcasters such as cbs, twenty-first-century-fox, parent of fox business to license programing are said to be slow-moving. apple also facing a lack of content for the new service.
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so, due ton announced next month at an event in san francisco. are you waiting for that apple tv? have to wait a little longer. closed at 115.15. >> on september 9th, they show new box but no live tv. that's what they're saying. big bird has found a new home on time warner's hbo. known for risque comedies and content for adults formed a partnership with producers of "sesame street.." the latest move is to compete against netflix and amazon.com. those companies moved aggressively into children's television through original content and through reruns. under the terms of the deal start this is fall, new episodes of "sesame street" will air on hbo, before they appear nine months later on the traditional home of pbs, public television. sad for a lot of people. we grew up with "sesame street." we watched it for free. >> sunny day, i remember it
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well. we'll look at retail sector this morning. jcpenney will report quarterly numbers. analysts expect the results to top expectations. ceo has been credited with reviving sales and profits. he stepped aside and new operations are in the hands of former home depot executive marvin ellison who took over this month. they will be interested to hear what his plans are for the retailer this is nice one-year chart for you. doesn't look great, does it. >> i don't know about you, nicole, i was jam-packedded a block. coming up oil prices hit six 1/2-year low yesterday but prices slumping again today. we're getting closer to tracking -- cracking 40 bucks a barrel. we'll have latest for you. in sports, pga championship underway and rory mcilroy is back. >> only thing ways a little worried about whether i could
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bring the good golf i know i have been playing into competitive run. thankfully after those two shots on the second, i felt i did that. >> dustin johnson and jordan speith are within striking distance of the lead. we'll show you the highlights. let's check u.s. stock futures right hire. dow futures down 13 points. broader markets down three points. you're watching fbna, your first look at -- "fbn:am," your first look at morning markets and breaking news. ♪
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>> gangnam style put together. don't try it at home. asian markets closed out week mixed. green arrows in shanghai and south korea. look at europe. we've had ton of news. greek lawmakers approving the bailout. several gdp reports a little weaker-than-expected. footsie looking up .1 of a percent. cac and dax much the same. dow and s&p for the week are actually slightly to the upside. nasdaq to the downside. right now all three of these major averages, future looking down .1 of 1%. look at commodities and oil. oil has been below the $42 mark. sitting around six 1/2 year lows. helped airlines. gold looking at up arrow. euro weaker against u.s. dollar and rest of markets there and currencies are mixed. >> in sports dustin johnson has
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a one-stroke lead over david link perth after officers round of pga championship. johnsons shot a 6 under, 66. defending champ rory mcilroy returning from a injury that had him sidelined. he and jordan speith were side with a one under, 71. tiger woods shot three over which sets him up to miss the cut in three straight majors. todd bowles era, jets coach is underway. he put the ball in ryan fitzpatrick's hands. now that gene mow smith is out with a broken jaw. lion as one, 23-3. go to baseball. brian mccain and stephen drew home everyday as yankees in new york, beat indians to snap a five--game losing streak. bret gardner, 8 inning rbi
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single provided winning run. yanks are one-half game behind toronto who have won 11 in a row. >> yankees and mets are doing pretty great. after more than 50 years u.s. secretary of state john kerry plans to reopen the embassy in cuba. >> more families will be connected and hopefully the government of cuba will make decisions that will begin to change things. >> meanwhile former cuban dictator fidel castro already has his hand out for more u.s. cash. we'll have that story for you. what was behind the massive blast in china? deaths and injuries. did firefighters make the explosions in china even worse? the investigation is underway. a lot more questions than answers. and we'll have the latest on those massive blasts.
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checking u.s. stock index futures, you see the dow looking down about 17. s&p is off about three. you're watching "fbn:am," your first look at morning markets. we have all the breaking news. we've got you covered. ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ get excited for the 1989 world tour with exclusive behind the scenes footage, all of taylor swift's music videos, interviews, and more. xfinity is the destination for all things taylor swift. >> breaking news this morning, stock markets around the world stablize as the chinese currency rises first time in three days. we're talking about the yuan. asian markets closed out the week mix. green arrows in shanghai and south korea. red arrows in hong kong and japan.
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in europe, plenty of news there greek lawmakers vote for bailout. footsie, cac and dax all to the upside. our own stock index futures here at home relatively flat. those slightly weaker. the story is oil. oil has been below $42 this morning. we haven't seen these kind of levels since 2009, six 1/2 year lows, down 3.4%. >> not sure that is translating to the gas tank this morning. also break u.s. claims isis used chemical weapons against kurdish troops in iraq. after more than 50 years, the u.s. embassy in cuba will reopen. fidel castro already asking for millions of dollars in u.s. cash. and this. the blast seen for miles away. did firefighters actually fuel massive explosions in china? we'll have the latest on that story and what the aftermath of the blast looks like.
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good morning, everybody, i'm lauren simonetti. joined by nicole petallides. sandra smith is off today. welcome to "fbn:am," latest look at breaking news and latest in the markets and what to expect for the days ahead as we start the weekend. islamic state is accused using chemical weapons against iraq. wounding some 60 kurdish protection forces who sustained throat injuries consistent with mustard fast. intelligence agencies say this is the first indication isis has obtained a banned chemical. it shows increased sophistication in their capabilities on the battlefield. officials say isis could have obtained chemicals in syria. that is where inspectors have been unable to verify claims by the syrian government that it did destroy all of its stockpiles. >> from one tough story to another, investigators looking into the cause of two huge explosions earlier this week at
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a warehouse in northeast china. that stored volatile chemicals. [explosion] chinese official defending firefighters who initially used water on the fire. saved experts say that move could have contributed to this disaster. the blast killed at least 50 people, including a dozen firefighters who were sent in after the first blast. by the way, nearly 20 firefighters still missing. rescuers pulling one survivor from the wreckage. columns of smoke of fires still burning rose from the blast site even today. the force of the explosions crushed shipping containers, burnt thousands of cars and destroyed port buildings. thousands of people are displaced to schools and apartments nearby. >> unbelievable. governor chris christie taking aim at donald trump. in an interview with greta van susteren last night. >> donald's great guy and a good person but i just don't think he is suited to be president of the united states. >> why?
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>> i don't think his temperament is suited for that and i don't think his experience. he has great doing things in business. give you perfect example if he doesn't get what he wants from john boehner, he can't fire him. can't say mr. speaker you're fired!. mr. majority leader you're fired!. it doesn't work. i don't think it best utilizes his skills. >> christie hopes to use the campaign to focus on his message and not talk about donald trump. al gore for president? the rumor mill is abuzz that the former vice president is considering a possible presidential run. now gore, he lost the 2000 presidential race to george w. bush. he would be competing against clinton's wife hillary, the current democratic frontrunner. two individuals close to gore are downplaying rumors and calling them, quote, groundless. but we shall see. make sure to catch republican presidential candidate carly fiorina. she is on "mornings with maria." that is at 8:00 eastern this morning. >> looking forward to the interview.
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she was absolutely incredible in the first debate, the 5:00 p.m. debate. she would youd everybody. everybody is saying someone in the later debate needs to get out to make room for carly. what do you think? u.s. officials telling associated press that two emails on hillary clinton's private server that an auditor deemed top secret included a discussion of a news article detailing a u.s. drone operation. the ap says there is also separate conversation that could point back to highly classified material in an improper manner or merely reflect information collected independently. this could have significant implications for clinton's bid for presidency. this week clinton agreed to turn over to the fbi the private server she used as secretary of state. this is ongoing story. we'll keep you updated. >> ongoing in china, their currency wars. china's currency stablizing today after beijing divall the yuan over last three days.
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china's move aimed at boosting it is struggling economy which is the second largest in the world, that's why we care. this devaluation rattling global financial markets. we've been telling you about that all week and sending u.s. stocks sharply lower earlier in the week. we're looking for a gain this week. dow and s&p could do it. mark faber, gloom doom and boom report, telling that the chinese government is overstating economic growth. imagine that. >> nowhere near 7%. more likely closer to 2% if any growth at all. >> that's a huge discrepancy. the turmoil in china raising question whether u.s. federal reserve will raise interest rates in almost a decade. their policy meeting next month, nicole. >> making a new 100 yuan bill because they have serious issues with counterfeiting. we'll get you caught up on global markets. let's take a look. asian markets closed out mixed.
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green arrows for shanghai and south korea. red arrows -- weak gdp reports from france and germany. dax to the upside. of the cac pulling back. we have greek lawmakers approved the third bailout. there is talk of a confidence vote after august 20th where the new democracy says they will not vote for tsipras. dow is looking down 26. s&p and nasdaq also with down arrows. russell is the weak spot for the week and for the month as well. oil 42.05, down one 1/2% at six-year lows. >> motors boosting production of large suvs and their trucks. increase could result in 48,000 to 60,000 additional vehicles for the 2016 model year. gm dominates the market for large suvs. they have seen reurgance. gas prices below three bucks a gallon. overnight they did rise and they
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are up four cents this week even though oil prices down sharply. >> there was a time, lauren where we were having higher gasoline prices and a lot of people were downgrading from suvs, goaling smaller cars. now when you get those latest reports on autos, seeing suvs and pickups. those are back and they are hot. >> automakers are adding shifts to make enough of them. >> see that? trying to make you happy. controversial iran nuclear deal has its own twitter account. yesterday twitter users post this. a take-off of the moving average very out at that compton was the theme for outa of uranium. under current iteration, would not have access to uranium a necessary component for building nuclear weapons. twitter account at the iran deal, retweets and post links about the media coverage about the deal. >> before you head out the door this friday morning let's get a
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look at your forecast for fox meteorologist maria molina. good friday morning to you. >> good friday to you. today it will bring risk of severe weather. something else to note out here, we have ongoing wildfires. some of these storms could potentially produce lightning and start new fires. that is something to watch across this region. eventually the storm system heads eastward. by tomorrow we're looking severe weather possible across parts of the northern plains. because of very low humidity and gusty winds in places like montana and northern california we have red flag danger. watches and warnings are in effect. temperatures heating up across the u.s. and central u.s., climbing into the 90s in many areas. lauren? >> i saw 114 degrees in phoenix. >> oh, yeah. they're used to it. but it is toasty. >> have a great one, maria. coming up jessica alba will be
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heading to wall street. we have details of her possible public debut. you remember what happened to her sunscreen? a lot of folks need to work. apple has a new fascinating gizmo for your car. will it work. dow futures down 20 points. the broader market down four points. you're watching "fbn:am," your very first look at morning markets and breaking news. we'll be right back. ♪
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around six 1/2-year lows. gold is gaining 80 cents. euro lower against u.s. dollar. rest of the commodities, currencies are mixed at the moment. >> let's look at 10 year, especially earlier in the week. >> all right. guess what apple is doing. "washington post" says apple is working on digital display for the car windshield. will show you things like speed, what the road looks like ahead. feel like i'm in a jet looking at this thing. if this is it true, here is the big question. will apple's virtual dash and digital windshield be in their own car or on any car other automakers can use the technology? we'll see. but the connected car getting very high-tech, nicole. >> this is technology at its best. there could be a ipo in jessica alba's future. the "new york post" is saying
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that the actress and model, honest online baby products maker raised $100 million. that would value the 3-year-old firm at 1.7 billion. honest reportedly has been on quite a tear of late, growing to 10 million in revenues in its first year. to more than 150 million just last year. honest sells more than 100 non-toxic and organic products such as diapers, toiletries, formula, vitamins, all to new parents who want healthy stuff for the babies though the sunscreen we spoke of recently did not do well. that is worth noting. the other thing -- go ahead, lauren. >> they didn't say much about the sunscreen, honest t was limited muted response. they keep bringing in cash. didn't depth the reputation at all. >> jessica alba doesn't own whole thing, about 20%. the value would be larger than planet fitness or amplify which made skinny pop. >> you can sell a new parent basically anything as long as you say there is nothing bad in it.
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that is what she is doing. this is what we have coming up this friday morning. after more than a half century, secretary of state john kerry prepares to reopen the u.s. embassy in cuba. >> there will be more exchange, more families will be reconnected. and hopefully the government of cuba will, itself make decisions that will begin to change things. >> hopefully. meanwhile former cuban dictator fidel castro, 89 years old yesterday, already has his hand out for some u.s. cash. we have that story coming up. what was behind those massive explosions in china? [explosion] they rocked the country, that area, the port city for more than a mile. did firefighters there make the explosions even worse? the investigation is underway with a lot more questions than answers but apparently water can be bad on certain chemicals. so we'll have that latest for you.
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let's show you what is going on here in the u.s. before we kick off the final trading day of the week. dow futures down 12 points. up for the week. did toy for s&p. down today, up for the week. nasdaq is down about six points this morning. you are watching "fbn:am," your first look at morning markets and breaking news. tweet us, fox business am. ♪
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>> breaking news this morning. stock markets around the world stablize as the chinese currency actually rice, yes, rises for first time in three days. take a like, green arrows in shanghai. south korea, red arrows in hong kong and japan. europe, you're seeing footsie, cac, the dax, up .1, .2 of a percent.
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weak gdp numbers and greek lawmakers approvalling the bailout. looking to the downside for the dow, nasdaq and s&p. it has been a mixed week. waiting on ppi report, and also sentiment numbers. here is the story. oil? fact looking like it will be down for 7th week in a row. >> show me 40 bucks, baby. also breaking this morning, u.s. now claims isis used chemical weapons against kurdish troops in iraq. after more than 50 years the u.s. embassy in cuba will reopen. fidel castro is already asking for millions in u.s. cash. and this. [explosion] did firefighters in china actually fuel those massive explosions? we'll have the very latest on that story and what the aftermath of that blast really looks like. good friday morning, everybody, i'm lauren simonetti and joined
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by nicole petallides. sandra smith is off today. welcome to "fbn:am," a look at what is moving in the markets and latest breaking news and what to expect in days ahead. latest breaking this morning, islamic state is suspected using chemical weapons against kurdish forces in iraq. it took place wednesday in northern iraq injuring 60 kurdish protection forces who had injuries consistent with mustard gas. they say this is the first indication that isis has obtained the banned chemical. it shows increased sophistication in their capabilities on the battlefield. officials say isis could have obtained the chemicals in syria. that is where inspectors have been unable to verify claims by the syrian government that it did in fact destroy all of its stockpiles, nicole. >> the mustard gas makes blisters on people they're attacking. that is how they make the investigation into this. investigation into the cause
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of two huge explosions earlier this week in a warehouse in northeast china stored volatile chemicals. [explosion] chinese officials defending firefighters who initially used water on the fire. safety experts say that move actually could have contributed to the disaster. the blast killed at least 50 people, inconcluding a dozen firefighters who were sent in after the first blast. there are still 18 firefighters that are missing. rescuers pulling one survivor from the wreckage. wish it were a lot more than that columns of smoke from fires still burning that rose from the blast site even today. the forces of these explosions crushed shipping containers, burnt thousands of cars, destroyed the port buildings. you have thousands of people displaced to local schools and apartments. apparently putting water on the chemicals it made an explosive gas. that is what they're looking into. >> exactly look at companies,
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toyota, hyundai, bhp billiton, john deere. it could have huge corporate ramifications. governor chris christie, he is taking aim at donald trump in an interview with greta van susteren last night. >> donald's great guy and good person but i don't think he is it zood to be president of the united states. >> why? >> i don't think his temperment is suited for that and i don't think his experience. he has great experience doing things in business. i will give you a perfect example, if he doesn't get what he wants from john boehner you can't fire him. mr. speaker, you're fired!. mr. majority leader, you're fired!. you have to learn to work. i don't think it best utilizes his skills. >> chris christie has temperment too. christie hopes to use his campaign to focus on his message and not comment on donald trump. what about al gore, for president? what? the rumor mill is abuzz that the former vp considering a possible presidential run. now gore, he lost in the 2000 presidential race as you know to george w. bush. he would be competing against
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his former boss's wife, hillary clinton, the current democratic frontrunner. two individuals close to gore are downplaying the rumors. they're calling them, quote, groundless. we've got a promo for you. make sure to catch republican presidential candidate carly fiorina on "mornings with maria," 8:00 eastern this morning. she was great in the debate, the first one. nicole, i know you like her. >> she certainly caught people's attention. she made it clear and stuck with it in the first debate at 5:00 p.m. a lot of people saying she is moving up. breaking this morning, officials telling "associated press" that two emails on hillary clinton's private server that an auditor deemed top secret including discussion of a news article detailing a u.s. drone operation. the ap says there is also separate conversation that could point back to highly classified material in an improper manner or merely reflect information collected independently. now all of this could have significant political implications for clinton's bid for the presidency. this week clinton agreed to turn
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over to the fbi the private server that she used as secretary of state and they of course are still sifting through all of those emails. so much to go through. again the implications could be really tough for hillary. >> you know how much her hampton's home is costing? >> how much? >> $100 million. a cool 100 mill. >> what? >> breaking news this morning as u.s. prepares to reopen the embassy in cuba, former cuban dictator fidel castro has his hand out for u.s. cash. castro telling local media that the u.s. owes cuba many millions of dollars as compensation for the 53-year-old trade embargo. that embargo is still in place. it is not part of the restoration of ties between cuba and the u.s. since it does require congressional action. meanwhile secretary of state john kerry is in cuba, raising the u.s. flag at the recently-restored american embassy in havana. now the ceremony comes nearly four weeks after the u.s. and
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cuba formally renewed diplomatic relations. secretary kerry hopes to see transformation begin to take place. >> i think that, as we begin the process, compared to the 54 years of what has been going on, which is no progress, we will begin to see a transformation take place. more people will travel. there will be more exchange, more families will be reconnected. and hopefully the government of cuba will itself make decisions that will begin to change things. >> this morning's flag-raising ceremony is set for 9:30 a.m., eastern, nicole. they're actually bringing back three marines who helped lower the flag half century ago, they will be there for it. it is very symbolic. >> certainly support the u.s. marines. interesting how castro says we owe him many millions of dollars since the embargo of 1962. >> coming up after hitting 6 1/2-year low yesterday, guess
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what? oil prices are slumping again. they're getting closer to cracking the $40 a barrel mark. we'll have the latest price. in sports the pg chip championship is underway and rory mcilroy is back. >> the only thing i was worried about i guess to say, bring that good golf i know i have been playing into a competitive run. thankfully after those two shots on the second i felt like i did that. >> everyone is saying mcilroy and speith are rivals. they are but they are both classy guys. meanwhile dustin johnson and jordan speith are within striking distance of the lead. we'll have highlights. dow futures taking a move to the downside, sharper than when we started show. dow off 35 points in the premarket. you're watching "fbn:am," your first look at morning markets and breaking news. let's get the stock traders a couple of coffee this morning and rye verse those arrows. ♪
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>> turning to sports here for you, dustin johnson has a one-stroke lead over david lingmerth. he shot a 6 under, 66. rory mcilroy returned from injure rip that had him sidelined. he and jordan speith were tied at 1 under, 71. tiger woods shot a 3 over which sets him up to miss the cut in three straight majors. nationals loss combined with the mets win earlier in the day gives new york four 1/2 game lead. >> yea, new york. we'll be right back, everybody.
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>> tgif, everybody. here is final look at the u.s. stock index futures. dow looking down 33 points. loss of about .2 of 1%. maria, as i toss it over to you, we do have the dow, s&p slightly higher. nasdaq back. we'll look for ppi, sentiment number and oil of course, seven weeks in a row to the downside and six 1/2 year lows. maria: thank you so much, nicole. have a great day. i'm maria bartiromo. happy friday to you. it is friday august 14th. with me this hour fox business network's jo ling kent. criminal defense lawyer, art ture aidala and jack otter of "barron's" mag even. straight uotta uranium? white house using the meme but not without backlash. people on twitter saying this is not being treated in serious way
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and it is not true because iran will still have uranium. associated press reporting one discussion detailing the u.s. drone operation and another pointed to highly classified material in improper manner. this is one of the topics we talk about when we get into the 2016 race with gop presidential candidate carly fiorina. she will join my in our 8:00 p.m. eastern hour. please join us for that special interview. isis fighters using mustard gas, at least u.s. officials believe they likely used them against kurdish fighters in iraq this week. u.s. believes islamic state radicals may have obtained the banned mustard agent in syria. syria admitted having mustard gas when it agreed to give up the chemical weapons arsenal back in 2013. [explosion] [speaking chinese]

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