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lou: if they will deliver the legislation on healthcare, avert a shutdown, that crow will be absolutely delicious. rachel, thanks for being with us. we appreciate it. lauren: breaking news this morning, congress set to vote on a bril to keep the government open for another week but a vote for healthcare bill has been put off for at least next week. happy friday, i'm lauren simonetti. lea: good morning, i'm lea gabrielle. president trump warns a major conflict can north korea in a couple of months. lauren: tech rally is set to roll on, amazon, google alphabet, up 4%, shares could hit record highs today. we will talk to tech analysts about those results and more. lea: investors watching data and
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expected to come in 1.1%, maybe lower, let's take a look at u.s. stock market futures, dow futures lower by 9, s&p fractionally, nasdaq lower by 3 points. lauren: a third of its sales were made digitally last quarter. we will have the latest reports from starbucks. lea: nfl draft in philly. we will tell you who they picked. in hockey playoffs, seattle beat rangers in opener. lauren: happy friday, everybody. it's actually the last trading day of the month and the week, of course. welcome to fbn:am, first look at morning markets, breaking news and what to expect for the day ahead. lea: the measure would give republicans and democrats an additional week to work out
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differences on a longer-long-term government funding bill. >> the reason we need an extension in the first place is because democrats are dragging their feet, even if we get an agreement in 10 minutes, we can't process the pape long and we have a three-day rule. people need to be able to read the bill. inevitable under any scenario or circumstances requires short-term extension. lauren: president trump criticizing democrats in a tweet saying that family prepares family vacation, democrats threaten to close and shut down government, terrible. meanwhile democratic senator is asking republicans to abandon efforts to add provisions on abortion, financial regulation and environment to their legislation. lea: republican leaders short to pass health care bill to repeal and replace obamacare. the chamber would not vote on
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the bill by morrow which is president trump's 100th day in office. pete sessions also say nothing deadline has been set. >> we've not said, go ahead, rush it. we have allowed the speaker the time to adjust. we have allowed the president time, we are allowing the senate time. i'm not about to be frustrated or to rush anything. >> revised healthcare bill has won support of conservative caucus. lauren: president trump issuing a strong warning to north korea in an interview with reuters the president says he wants to peacefully solve the crisis but a military is not off the table. >> there's a chance that we could end up having a mar joy, major conflict with north korea,
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absolutely. i've established a personal relationship with president xi and i really feel that he is doing everything in his power to help us with the big situation. lea: president trump, he will address the national rifle association today, the first speech of the group by a sitting president since ronald reagan. the speech of the nra seen as major victory and assemble the nra's influence with the new administration. the group spent a million dollars on ads and supports of neil gorsuch, trump's first supreme court pick that was confirmed few weeks ago. lauren: president obama facing criticism for receiving $400,000
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for wall street yesterday and reportedly made $400,000 year. th's the same amount of money in one year as president. elizabeth warren found this as troubling but held back to criticizing the former president. taking money from wall street is not the same as being bought by wall street. lea: let's get you caught up on global market action overnight. asia stocks were trading weaker on friday on president trump's thaad missile system. nikkei lower by one-third of 1%. hang seng lower by almost a half of 1% and kospi lower by two tenths of 1%. lauren: euro zone inflation rising more than expected. the cac if paris up 7 and dax in germany up 10.
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lea: u.s. stocks close higher, u.s. stock market futures, s&p higher by fractionally and nasdaq lower by 2 points. lauren: end of trading week, end of month of april, nasdaq is up six months a row. we have not seen a gain for nasdaq. we haven't seen a stretch like that in four year's time. let's show you commodities, oil has up arrow of 53 cents. it's on track actually for secondly weekly loss. gold up, 1,268. lea: the company set first-quarter profit jumped more than 40% from a year ago from eighth straight quarter in the black. alphabet google parent rallying more than 4%. alphabet revenue drove up by mobile advertising and youtube
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service. microsoft shares falling half a percent. quarterly profit surged driven by strong demand for cloud-computing services. lauren: is tech rally ready to keep on rolling? let's ask lou, founder and chief analysts with tech research, good to see you, lou. >> good to be here. lauren: what do you think of this? is this rally in tech, nasdaq winning streak six-month's straight, how long does it go on for? >> it was like tech earnings paluza last night and google and amazon proved to be the headliners. with the growth that both companies put up last night, i don't think there's gowk to be a change in leadership or any slow down. i think it reset the narrative to focus on sales and earnings growth. both companies are put up impressive double-digit growth numbers in those areas and here we are looking at nasdaq 6,000,
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the companies hitting all-time highs, a foot race for thousand dollars per share for both of the companies and this momentum will carry us into the month of may. leave lowe both companies reported profits and booming sales, does that put to rest worries about slowdown in growth, do you think? >> i would be careful to characterize based on the two companies, they are dominant lead nester the respective spaces, google and ad sales, amazon in retail. what it does, though, is refocus the narrative on earnings and sales growth. i mean, for months we have been talking about politics, if alan iverson were in politics, he would be, really like, we are talking about politics, what matter most for these companies is earnings growth and now you're starting to see people's attention and investors attention refocused on earnings which is ult ultimately what drive stock prices. lauren: i totally get that,
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lieu, we have the tax plan from the president earlier this week, yes, there will be a lower tax rate for the repatriation of that money for the u.s., we don't know what that rate is, how does that affect the tech companies in. >> i think right now uncertainty remains, however, it's the clarity coming in a positive direction, the fact that there's going to be a tax holiday goes well for the tech companies. you're going to see the cash come back to the u.sand it's going to find its way from the company's to shareholders pockets in one or three ways, increase buyback, 10% increase for buyback, you're going to see an increase in dividends, tech companies aren't traditionally known for dividends and last but most importantly you will see boom in m&a, that cash will be put to work to make acquisitions. lauren: start-ups are going to feel good.
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thank you for your time this morning, stay was, we will see you in a bit. >> all righty. lea: starbucks sales online sales is good, but starbucks had 29% of the sales came from orders digitally prepaid online or through mobile app but the success of mobile order caused line lines and clients left when they saw lines. stores missed a -- missed expectations. lauren: investors get the first gdp report during trump administration later this morning and expectations are not high for first-quarter growth, survey of economists last expected gdp to rise 1.2% for the winter, for the first quarter, but atlanta fed has lowered that estimate to just two tenths of 1%, that would be the weakest growth in three year's time. the numbers expected to be
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driven down by warm winter and rising inflation that hurt consumer spending. lea: general motors is one of the stocks we are watching this morning as the earnings trade continue. the auto maker expected to pose higher results from a year ago. investors will be watching for signs and more production cuts due to flattening sales and invet other level. whether he hear from two giants of the oil, exxon mobile expected to report quarterly profit double thanks to cost cuts and chevron to a quarterly profit also on cuts. lauren: coming up president trump warns of a major conflict with north korea but secretary tillerson says they do not want a regime change. >> while we are seeking thing is china said they seek, a full denuclearization of the korean peninsula.
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lauren: we will talk to tony chaffer about the north korean threat. it's going to feel a lot like summer this weekend specially in the northeast. fox meteorologist janice dean has your weekend forecast. for the market, final day of the week and the month. we are looking at a mixed market here but very muted movements, dow futures down 4, s&p futures up 3 quarters of this friday morning. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news. at bp's cooper river plant,
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sanction. google parent alphabet set to open, both reported strong quarterly sale sales and profits. nasdaq fractionally higher and that's what's happening now. lauren: president trump warning that a major conflict with north korea can be on the horizon. new warning comes as the white house continues to tries to settle things diplomatically, secretary of state rex tillerson speaking about potential talks with the rogue nation. >> i first spoke to the chinese on my first trip to beijing to make clear to them that we were unwilling to negotiate our way to the negotiating table and i think that's the mistakes of the past that the regime in north korea has to position itself in a different place in order for us to be willing to engage in talks. lauren: according to new fox news poll, 53% of voters favor the u.s. taking military action to stop north korea's nuclear
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weapon program. here the weigh in senior fellow for london research. the president is warning about a major conflict with north korea, i want to know how serious the threat is and how you then say our number one priority is a diplomatic solution? >> ever since 1953, the war has not ended, we have milt -- there's questions about how much military might the north koreans actually have. if you look voasically at videos, you have soldiers painedded ak-47's and we don't know what the capabilities is but it's long overdue. lea: lots of parading. we don't actually want rege
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change in north korea anthe chinese does not want the regime to collapse. >> everything in north korea is about the survival of the regime. if you use that as the beginning point, you understand most everything else they do. no, we don't. since the 1990's when south koreans saw the cost that the west german suffered to reunify the east germans, everybody said, we are good with north and south and we have to remember if there's actually a collapse, a collapse is mostly into china, changa changed tune significantly by the posturing and pushing of president trump. never before the chinese said we want to denuclearize the peninsula, that's huge. the north koreans have to recognize that they are -- if the chinese yank their chain enough they will pay attention. lauren: china said is willing to impose unilateral sanctions, their own sanctions, that's a huge deal. >> that's huge, literally, they
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can turn the lights on in pyongyang. they can just shut the place down. north koreans actually depend on them for all sorts of economic support, for fuel support, if it needs to be support -- if it goes to north koreans, it has to go, big stuff through china and so literally they are dependent, codependency on the economy and the force of the chinese to support them and chinese could actually do a lot on their own. lea: i want to get your take on this. we know there are things that can be done short of military done. >> i started working on the north korean issue when he was director of cia and, yes, there's been options on the table. less than lethal but effective since 1992, the question is political will and that's where we are.
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lea: all right. lauren: senior fellow with the london center for policy research. >> thanks for having me. great to be hon. lea: future of nfl was on display at the nfl draft in filly, top pick went t cleveland browns. we will tell you who they picked. seattle beat rangers in opener of second-round series. we will have the highlights. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news. stay with us. pradaxa helps stop blood cells from pooling in the heart, forming a clot which can cause a stroke in the brain. in a clinical study, pradaxa was better than warfarin at reducing stroke risk.
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lea: u.s. postal service is coming up with new first-class stamp in honor of rare solar eclipse on august 21st, the cool part the picture on the stamp
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will change, heat sensitive and will make timage of the solar eclipse transform into the moon. postal service plans to formally unveil the stamp on june 20th, definitely one for collectors. lauren: that is really neat. former presidential candidate jeb bush and former new york yankee derek jeter for bid for marlins. jeter and bush have to raise nearly a billion dollars in cash from outside investors if they want to complete the deal for the marlins, they bid 1.3 billion for the team jeter and bush are expected to invest no more than 200 million of their own money combined. they have to find ways to raise the rest. >> now, let's take a look at the latest from the world of sports. lots of wheeling and dealing last night at the nfl draft in philly, in surprise that the top of the draft, texas a&m was the
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first choice of cleveland browns. 1 and 15 season, all american with dynamic pass rushing skills. chicago bears surprised the nfl by trading up to pick north carolina quarterback with number two pick. the 6'2, 222-pound was ranked fifth in the country. bears gave san francisco 49ers the number three pick and the pick networks year inockey the ottawa sators victory over rangers in opener of second-round playoff last night. eric carlson has the winner, shot of almost impossible angle beating with 4 minutes 11 seconds in the third period. it was the last of 43 shots, that is on saturday. and the yankees, red sox,
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first-shut out since 2014 and yank questions beat yankees 3-0. fifth career complete game. fail today allow one run before three streak singles when the yankees added two more runs. lauren: coming up, congress to vote on a bill but puts vote on health care till at least next week. >> it's not said, hurry up, rush it, we have allowed the speaker the time to adjust. lauren: looks like the tech rally will continue on wall street today. amazon and google both soaring 4% in premarket trading after quarterly earnings, you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news.
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lauren: breaking news this morning, congress said to vote on a bill to keep the government open for another week but a vote on a new healthcare bill seems to be put off for at least next week. good morning, everybody, happy friday, i'm lauren simonetti. lea: and i'm lea gabrielle in for nicole petallides. major conflict with north korea in the coming amongst. we will have reaction and analysis. lauren: tech rally is set to company. amazon and google parent alphabet. stock up 4%, we will talk to tech analysts and dig in results. lea: 1.2%, maybe lower, let's take a look at u.s. stock market futures now.
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dow futures lower by 5, s&p higher fractionally and nasdaq lower by fractionally. lauren: it's starbucks a technology company? coffee giant said a third of its sales were actually made digitally in the last quarter. we will have the results from starbucks coming up. lea: nfl draft in philly, top pick went to cleveland browns, we will tell you who they picked and the hockey players the ottawa senators beat rangers in opener in second-round series. we will have the highlights. lauren: good morning, 5:31 in new york. welcome to fbn:am, first look at morning markets, breaking news and what to expect for the day ahead. and we begin with this breaking news this morning, congress is prepared to vet on a week-long spending bill this morning to avoid a government shutdown. the measure would give republicans an democrats an additional week to work out differences on a longer-term government funding bill. >> the reason we need an extension in the first place is because democrats are dragging their feet. even if we get an agreement, let's just say in ten minutes,
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we simply can't process the paperwork that long and we have a three-day rule. people need to be be able to read the bill. so inevitable under any scenario or circumstances requires a short-term extension. lea: president trump criticizing democrats in a tweet saying as families prepare for summer vacations in our national parks, democrats threaten the close them and shut down the government, terrible. meanwhile democratic leader chuck schumer is asking republicans to aened bean efforts to add provisions on abortion, financial regulation and the environment to the legislation. lauren: republican leaders signaling they are still short of the votes needed to pass health care bill to repeal and replace obamacare. house majority leader kevin mccarthy said they not vote on the bill tomorrow. tomorrow is president trump's 100th days in offic pete sessions also saying that no deadline for the vote has
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been set. >> we have nod said, hurry up, get it don't, rush it. we've allowed the speaker the time to adjust, we have allowed the president time, we are allowing the senate time, we are trying to do this. i'm not about to be frustrated or to rush anything. lauren: revised healthcare bill has one support of the freedom caucus, gop leader still needs more vote for moderate republicans. lea: president trump issuing a strong warning no north korea. in an interview with reuters the president does not want military crisis but a chance. >> there's a major chance that we have may major, major conflict with north korea. i have established a good
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relationship with president xi and i really feel that he is i think to everything in his power to help us with the big situation. lea: the president also said that he wants to renegotiate with south korea and have seoul pay for missile defense system. lauren: president trump will address national rifle association. annual meeting in atlanta and seen as major victory and influence of the new administration. group spent a million dollars on ads in support of neil gorsuch, trump's first supreme court pick who was sworn a week ago. lea: united issued a statement saying, quote, we are pleased to report that united and dr. dao
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reached an agreement of the incident video of the incident, of course, went viral on social media forcing unit today make changes to customer service policies. united airlines ceo is the is expected to testify on consumer issues and that will be next week. lauren: let's get you caught up on global market action overnight. we begin in asia, only up arrow was the shanghai composite in china. investors got a little spooked of all the time of south korea, perhaps paying if for antidefense missile system. nikkei in japan a quarter of 1% and hong kong down about half percent. lea: in europe corporate earnings, here is a look at the ftse lower by 18. dax in germany higher by 13. lauren: u.s. stocks on track for
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second week of gains, dow sup 433 points, the nasdaq is up 138 points this week on the final day of the week and the month. dow futures down 4, nasdaq down 1, s&p futures a small 1-point gain. lea: let's take a look at key commodities, oil prices for a second weekly loss. here is a look at oil now, higher by 34 at 49.31 to the barrel below the 50-dollar mark and gold higher by a mark. lauren: we had exxon mobile and chevron reporting today. investors looking for earnings of technology. first-quarter profit jumped over 40% from a year ago from eighth straight quarter in the black. alphabet seeing a sharp gain this morning. renew rose more than 20% driven by surge imobile advertising and popular youtube service.
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take a look at microsoft shares, they are slightly lower. the software company says quarterly profit surge driven for collude-computing service, revenue actually missed the estimate. lea: is the tech rally ready to keep on rolling. let's ask chief analysts with disruptive tech expert. >> good to be here. lea: let's talk about alphabet, advertisers have been worried about having appear with objectionable content and growth key to profit, can we see more fall-out in the second quarter? >> i think this is a headline issue right now but not bottom line issue. you have not seen it in the numbers yet. the thing to keep in mind, growth covers a multiple of sins in wall street. right now the backlash isn't enough to offset the growth. alphabet is enjoying on three fronts. you have more people using smart phones which is bringing them
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more search revenue, you've got more commerce done online and you have a lot of offline businesses advertising online. collectively, that is helping alphabet offset any backlash, i think it's definitely a risk, if it's not something addressed in quarterly ahead, it could go but not right now. lauren: we will watch it. amazon posted, cloud computing was soft, what stood out in report card? >> aws segment enjoyed 43% year over year growth. that's behind google which had about 49% growth rate andoft cly had a 93% growth rate. amazon's far away leader here but this is a competitive space, i think that's something to monitor. that being said, aws accounts for 10% of amazon's sales but a huge profit driver for them.
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again, it's a cash cow that's allowing jeff bezos to keep investing in new initiatives. i think there's one that's very key and that's voice. you've got mark zuckerberg and all the other tech giants talking about what the next interface is, what's the next platform. i'm telling you, i think it's going to be voice. that's how we are going to trance -- alexa went to 12,000. lauren: fashion advice. [laughter] >> yeah. lea: next week we will get results from facebook and apple. i would like to hear what you're expecting. >> facebook, there's the narrative that's trying to be woven and snapchat. they need to put that to rest. snapchat is way smaller. there's not much patent protection in the social media space and we are seeing that play out to facebook's benefit.
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whatever snapchat comes up with, facebook innovates and knocks off really quickly like apple. let someone else do it first and we will do it better. instagram, is enjoying tremendous growth. they added 100 million users compared to twitter which only added $9 million. pivoting to am, perspective matters here. in january analysts were just universally skeptical about apple, the stock was trading under $110 per share, fast-forward four months and everyone is tripping over themselves to raise estimate. they are talking about the iphone upgrade cycle and i really think apple is still all about the iphone. that's been a huge criticism for the company but honestly, google still about advertising revenue, facebook is still about their platform, so i think apple here just focused on what the upgrade cycle looks like heading into the end of the year.
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lea: we will see how it goes. thank you for your perspective, lou. we appreciate you being here this morning. >> glad to be here. lauren: general motors, one of the stocks we are watching this morning as the earnings parade rolls on. higher results from a year ago. investors watching for signs for more production cuts given the industry flattening sales and gm elevated invent other level. we will hear from two giants in the oil industry. exxon mobile expected to report profit doubled, despite oil prices. chevron to a quarterly profit also on cost cutting and help from refining division. lea: coming up, president donald trump warns of a major, major conflict with north korea in the coming months, what's the role of china in con taping the north korean threat, whether he take a look with retired colonel
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shaffer. let's take a look at u.s. stock market futures, dow futures lower by 7, s&p higher just fractionally, nasdaq lower by just 1. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news. stay with us. okay let's call his agent i'm coming over right now. the newly advanced gle can see in your blind spot. onboard cameras and radar can detect danger all around you. driver assist systems can pull you back into your lane if drifting. bye chief. bye bobby.
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lauren: good friday morning, 5:45 in new york. crucial vote in congress today, debate will begin on legislation that would extinned the deadline until may fifth for a deal on federal spending through september, a vote would come hours before the government runs out of funding for many personal agencies but republicans still do not have votes need today repeal and replace obamacare, another priority. a vet on that not expected this week. now president trump said in an interview with reuters that a major conflict with north korea is possible. he said he wants to resolve the crisis peacefully, possibly through economic sanctions. trump called north korea his
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biggest global challenge. both stocks set to soar this morning. they both reported strong quarterly sales. muted gains for futures this friday morning but for the month, dow is up 1 and a half percent. nasdaq up six months in a row up 2.3% and the s&p up 1.1% in april. that's what's happening now. lea: thank you, lauren. president trump warning of a possible, quote, major conflict with north korea in the coming months. this as cretary tillerson says the u.s. is open to talks. joining us london center for policy research lieutenant colonel tony schaffer. >> good morning. lea: whether or not the u.s. might be doing some sort of a cyber-attack, i want to get your thought on that.
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>> look, it's good news for us one way or another. i said on the other part of the network that i do have something to do with it, i think we did. i don't know that for a fact or not, but the god news is they will always be in doubt, whether the technology they're using is actually good or not. i think this is challenging because they don't want to be embarrassing. god forbid they have something that blows up and has to be made very clear the attention is to do everything we can to slow them down and make it more difficult for them to develop anything. lea: a psychological operation. >> precisely. lauren: when does china come in here because you said they can literally shut the lights out for north korea, you see gas prices soaring, is china behind that? >> china is absolutely behind that. if china sneezes, north korea has to catch the wind from it. everything that's going on right now indicates to us that china after the president -- after the
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president met with president xi that he's listening. china both has used the north koreans to their benefit for the last two decades to basically kind of use it to gain effect, to destabilize our ability to help maintain stability in the region, but now coming back to bite them because the moment something happens in north korea, they are the ones who are going to take the brunt of the outcome. any refugee population if the government collapses goes to china, if anything bad happens, the economy that china is thriving goes away. the chinese are paying big attention to what's going on. lea: speaking of china, china has been growing military influence, announced secondary craft carrier, it doesn't have launches like the u.s. air force has, the growing naval power in china? >> i met with one of the very senior national security leaders
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on the pentagon right before christmas and he said there's no doubt that the chinese have the design to control and influence everything in the pacific rim. we know this. they talk today china about it. the question becomes now what do we do about it. under the obama administration there were these security stones the chinese set up and we did nothing to push back. for even bill clinton's time when there was a question about taiwan security, at least bill clinton set battle sail, we have not done anything like that for decades now and the question now become what is do we do to throw it back, the chinese are trying to do stuff and we have to push back on it. lea: the question is how are they doing at night. senior fellow for the london center for research, we appreciate it. >> thank you. lauren: the future of nfl was on display at the nfl draft in fill. -- philadelphia, the top pick
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lauren: welcome back, everybody, let's take a look at the latest in sports. team setting on future on nfl draft in philadelphia, cleveland browns used top pick for texas a&m defensive end miles garrett.
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they need a lot of help, garrett is a junior with dynamic pass-rushing skills. chicago bears surprised by trading up to pick north carolina quarterback with the number two pick, 6'2, 222-pound was ranked number five in the country. bears gave the san francisco 49ers the number 3 pick and pick next year. in hockey, ottawa senators 3-2 victory to rangers. game winner with a shot of almost impossible angle beating henrik with 4:11 left in the third period. game two saturday. all right, let's go to nba playoffs. lots of sports today. toronto held on for the 92-89 win took the series over milwaukee bucks, 4 games to 2.
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rosen with 32 points. the raptors move on the face the cleveland cavaliers in eastern semifinals. that starts on monday. leave lowe let's get a look at friday forecast. janice dean, good morning, janice. janice: we have winter across west feeling like summer time across the east and severe storms in between, you can see the temps right now. a lot of 30's on the map and warm across the south and across the east coast. satellite radar imagery, lot of heavy rain for the central u.s. and that's going to move east ward across the ohio valley back towards texas friday and saturday with the severe weather set-up, we have the jet stream upper level winds, all of the gulf moisture and possibility for rotation as we get into the this afternoon overnight tonight and into saturday.
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here is your severe threat through this eaching with the threat of tornadoes across the ohio river valley here, tomorrow again a widespread area from texas all the way towards indiana and spreading into the northeast for severe storms, we will keep you posted, lea and lauren, have a god weekend. lea: you have a wonderful weekend yourself. lauren: remember hot wheels ♪
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lea: all right, guys, you to check this out. is this the greatest hot wheels track ever built? youtube personality designed the track so models featuring back to the future delorean and scoobie-doo and stunt was used using go-pro. a couple of guys with a lot of time on their hands. lauren: i was thinking the exact time. have a beautiful weekend, everybody. lea: happy friday to you, we will turn it over to maria bartiromo, good morning, maria. maria: happy friday to you, good morning, thanks for being with us.
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i'm maria bartiromo, it is friday april 28th, top stories right now 6:00 a.m. on the east coast. president trump about to close chapter in first 100 days in office. we will take a look at key policy moves specially this week tax reform plan how it will affect you, your money and the u.s. economy. >> the rest of the world has a higher tax rate on the business side than 15%. most of the world has average of 23%, 28% on business side. we are going down to 15%. that gives our businesses our huge advantage. maria: we are breaking it all down straight ahead this morning. possible major conflict with north korea, president trump putting that on the table in an new interview. we have details coming up. earning season rolls on. we will hear from oil giants. that setting tone for markets. technology sector will be the big focus after last night's strong results from amazon and alphabet. both stocks are highhis rning. take a look. amazon surging 3 and

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