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♪ good morning, everyone. i'm patti ann brown. >> and i'm ainsley ear hart. it's may 10th. thanks for watching "fox & friends first." new details in the house of horrors. prosecutors are considering seeking the death penalty now for ariel castro as more family members, including his mother, are now speaking out for what actually happened over the last decade. >> marianne rafferty is here now with the latest developments. good morning, marianne. >> good morning. ariel castro is held on $8 million, charged with four counts of kidnapping, one for each of the women plus the child held in captivity, plus three
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counts of rape. prosecutors say they may seek the death penalty if they decide to bring aggravated murder charges. the charges would be in connection to reports by one of his alleged victims, michelle knight, who says she got pregnant five times but castro made her miscarry by starving her and punching her in the belly. during his brief arraignment, castro didn't speak or enter a plea, but relatives of castro's late ex-wife are revealing chilling, new details about his violent history. the sister of gramilla figaroo was on the stand and described him as a monster. >> after she had anthony, he was abusive towards her. she would smack her around and one time he pushed her in a box, don't know why. i was really young at the time. i saw him pushing her into the box, locking the flaps out of the box. it was a cardboard box. it was a dirty, old cardboard box. and he told her, you stay in there until i tell you to get
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out. >> alita caraballo says castro also savagely beat her sister, shoving her down the stairs, breaking her nose and dislocating her shoulder, among other injuries. she also claimed castro kept her imprisoned and prevented her from using the phone. she died last year and castro's daughter arlene was friends with gina dejesus and one of the last to see her before she disappeared. appearing on abc's "good morning america" yesterday, arlene apologized to all three women, especially to gina, who she says she hopes to see soon so she can meet her children. and castro's mother, lillian rodriguez, spoke to reporters outside of another son's home. speaking in spanish, she said her son is a sick man. [ speaking spanish ]
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>> now, this morning, we are also learning how the victims are coping. michelle knight reuniting with her first family member since being freed. she embraced her twin brother for the first time yesterday. he says they hugged but didn't talk about any of the bad stuff. and on gina dejesus's first night home wednesday, we're told she was scared to be alone or in a bedroom like she had been kept in for much of her captivity. and in honor of those victims, last night dozens gathered for a vigil not far from that house of horrors. they released balloons, especially in honor of michelle knight to let her know she was never forgotten. patti ann, ainsley? >> thanks so much, marianne. hard to hear this morning. >> yeah. and it's time now for your "five at 5:00," the top five stories making news at this hour. boston's top cop says his people had no idea that russian authorities had concerns about the marathon bombing suspect,
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tamerlan tsarnaev, prior to the attack. communication or lack thereof was at the center of testimony at hearings thursday on capitol hill. >> we have three detectives and a sergeant who are assigned to the joint terrorism task force. one of my detectives is actually in the squad that investigated that. we have access to all the databases, but we were not, in fact, informed of that particular development. >> commissioner davis acknowledged that police might not have uncovered or disrupted the plot even if they had fully investigated the family of tamerlan tsarnaev based on those warnings. we are one step closer to justice for the suspected shooter, who you see here, in the ft. hood massacre. a military judge to delay major nidal hasan's court-martial to september 1st. his lawyers claimed jurors might be influenced by the media coverage of the boston bombings. jury selection will still begin on may 30th. testimony will start july 1st.
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hasan faces the death penalty or life in prison without parole. the massacre left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded. a british olympic gold medalist was killed after his sailboat capsized in san francisco bay. 36-year-old andrew simpson and his team were practicing for the americas cup race this summer. the boat trapped him under the water for ten minutes. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. >> a shocking experience to go through, and we have a lot to deal with in the next few days in terms of assuring everybody's wellbeing. >> one other crew member suffered minor injuries. well, it was supposed to be the first day of jodi arias's sentencing hearing, but that hearing was suddenly postponed yesterday without any given reason. the hearing now rescheduled for this coming wednesday. right now, arias is under a suicide watch after being convicted of murdering travis alexander, her ex-boyfriend. arias has said that she wants
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the death penalty. lady liberty will be back open in time for the fourth of july. superstorm sandy wreaked havoc on the site last october. it brought water up to 8 feet on liberty island. well, fortunately, the statue itself sits on high ground and was not damaged, but the popular tourist attraction has been closed ever since sandy. well, tickets are now on sale. and that is your "five at 5:00." new calls this morning for former secretary of state hillary clinton to provide more information on the benghazi terror attack after the explosive testimony from the whistle-blowers. and house speaker john boehner now urging the obama administration to release those e-mails about the attack. elizabeth prann is live in washington. good morning, elizabeth. >> good morning, ainsley. well, the push for more information into the terrorist attacks in benghazi, libya, on september 11th, certainly didn't end on wednesday. house speaker john boehner is now demanding the white house order the state department to release e-mails about the attack. he says the public should have
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access to those conversations and that they have the right to learn more about the administration's early public comments that the assault was a result of spontaneous demonstrations. >> she had told the libyan ambassador that the attack was conducted by islamic terrorists. the state department would not allow our committees to keep copies of this e-mail when it was reviewed, and i would call on the president to order the state department to release this e-mail so that the american people can see it. >> now, in response, the state department is agreeing to work with speaker boehner and other lawmakers on capitol hill, even though administration officials say they didn't feel anything new was released during the six-hour congressional hearing on wednesday. >> some of these issues were sort of high up by some, whether it's in the media or on capitol hill, as new information, but we see that we had a thorough and credible arb investigation. they told some stories that
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were, again, very personal about their experiences. but in terms of adding new information about what occurred, that's not what we saw transpire. >> reporter: now, a blast from administration's past also appearing yesterday. former vice president dick cheney was on the hill speaking with house republicans, telling them, just like south carolina senator lindsey graham, he thinks then secretary of state hillary clinton should be "subpoenaed," if necessary, for more information. ainsley, back to you. >> fascinating. we're dying to see what is in those e-mails. thanks so much, elizabeth prann live for us in washington. patti ann? for more headlines now, the search continues for two passengers who fell overboard from a carnival cruise ship. surveillance video shows the couple falling off the ship wednesday night before it docked in sydney. the australian couple has been identified as 30-year-old paul rothington and 27-year-old kristen schroeder. it is not clear, though, from the video if they fell by accident or jumped. it sounds like the plot of a movie. a $45 million cyber heist hit
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banks in more than 20 countries. elvis rafael rodriguez and ambir yasser yajae are two of seven arrested in the new york branch of this attack, which stole $3 million of the total amount. overseas, hackers stole bank data and created fake debit cards, sending them to crews all around the world. altogether, more than 40,000 transactions were made during two separate heists in december and in february. millions more in taxpayer money is going to be spent to promote obama care. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius has announced that $150 million will be spent to teach people how to enroll in obama care exchanges. democratic senator max baucus, who helped write the health care law, has criticized the implementation of it. he says he sees a train wreck coming. it's time now to "brew on this," and it's friday, so that
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means a recap of this week's viral videos. we'll ask you which you like the best. >> first up, the baby goat doing all he can to make a friend out of that giant pig. the goat gets on top of that big guy and dances on top of him several times, but the lazy pig just looks like he would much rather sleep than play. next, this 7 1/2-month-old baby can't walk yet, but he sure can water ski. don't be alarmed, he is actually being pulled by his dad, not by a boat, in shallow water, it looks like. and finally, this guy has all the right moves and he loves to show them off on the treadmill at the gym. apparently, he does this every day. not easy either. all right, so, which is your favorite? send us your comments. tweet them to u us @foxfriendsfirst or e-mail us at foxfriendsfirst@foxnews.com. >> that's tough, they're all cute. and vote in our poll at foxfriendsfirst.com. we've been using it for years to fight off germs, but it
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to feelings of manic joy. researchers say the overall risk of flu-related bipolar remained lower. only a 3% to 4% increased chance that a child will develop the disorder. expectant mothers are advised to get a seasonal flu vaccination to reduce their chances of catching the virus. also this morning, a whole new meaning to young at heart. scientists have discovered a protein that can actually turn hearts younger. as adults get older, their hearts grow larger and the walls thicken, often to leading to heart failure, but this breakthrough discovery could reverse aging within 30 days, turning old hearts young again. the study is currently being done on mice, but researchers estimate four to five more years of testing and research still needs to be done before clinical trials could begin on humans. and we've been using it for years to help fight off germs and bacteria, but now the fda plans to review antibacterial soap to determine if it is ineffective or even harmful. the german-killing ingredient in question, triclosan, is found in
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75% of antibacterial soaps and body washes. recent studies in animals show the chemical may be linked to infertility and early puberty. for the latest on this and other health news, visit foxnews.com. ladies? >> very fascinating. thanks so much, anna. over to you, patti ann. >> thanks, ainsley. now to stories you can bank on this morning. parents breaking the bank or their kids' piggy banks, to be specific. joining us from fox business network with more on that is lauren simonetti. >> hi. sticky fingers coming from an unlikely source. nearly half of u.s. parents have admitted to taking money from their kids' savings accounts, and 51% didn't even feel guilty about it. that according to a new study. now, of those who fessed up to dipping in, most said they needed the funds to pay bills and clear debt, but a good percentage said they used the money for family vacations and presents. so, is this proof the recession is still affecting our wallets or has our morality hit a new
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low? >> i don't know. it's your own money and you think it's a surplus and you put it aside for your child and then realize we need it, that's one thing. but if it's gifts, checks from relatives. >> college fund. >> your college savings. i don't think you should ever touch that. that's not for you. interesting story there, all right. >> i know. this is encouraging. tesla, the car company, first new american car company in more than 50 years, i guess, huge success now. one of their cars -- >> huge success. earlier this week, the luxury electric car company, very expensive cars, model s reported its first ever quarterly profit, sending shares to a new high. tesla certainly convincing investors but also consumers. the model s scoring 99 out of a possible 100 in a road test with "consumer reports." this is what the magazine called the car, what marty mcfly might have brought back in place of his delorean in "back to the future." they start the model with the high-end battery and 200-mile range that should give the car
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more main-stream cred. if it can go the distance and you don't have to worry about the battery, it doesn't have to be that second or third car for a rich person, but an everyday ride if you have an extra $90,000 sitting around. >> yeah, but with these results, that price could start to go down now. >> yep. >> "consumer reports" saying it's the best car they've ever tested. >> yeah. they're not even calling it an electric car. they're comparing it as a car. that's how good it is. >> all right, tesla, all right. and a lot of people piling on to that stock now. lauren simonetti, thanks. the time right now is 18 after the hour. still to come, school is not supposed to be out until the end of june, but one district is already closing its doors, saying it can't afford to stay open. so, what happens to the students? we'll talk about that. and a new, controversial app, snapchat, is supposed to send and then instantly delete your pictures. well, it turns out that's not the case. those pictures are being saved. we'll tell you what you need to know before you hit send. ♪ all business purchases.
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♪ it's 22 after the hour. a michigan school district lays off all of its teachers. officials say they have run out of money and don't know if the students will be able to finish the school year. the teachers voted to continue to work for free, but the district decided to lay them off anyway. the last day of school is supposed to be at the end of june. graduation now also in question. and it turns out snapchat, an app that is supposed to send and then automatically delete pictures doesn't really do that. those pictures are actually being saved on your phone in a hidden folder where you can't view them, but a digitalompany
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recover them for a few hundred bucks. ainsley? >> okay, thanks, patti ann. the accused cleveland kidnapper, ariel castro, has now been charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape, but we're also learning this morning that he could be facing the death penalty. here to break all of this down for us is our criminal defense attorney and fox news contributor arthur idalia. good morning. good to see you. >> good morning. what a horrible, horrible case. >> yeah, well, michelle knight has come out and said she was pregnant five times. he kicked her in the stomach so many times, was starving her so she would lose these babies. she had five miscarriages, she said, and now as a result, they're tacking on more charges and considering giving him the death penalty for five murders. >> right, so it's an interesting area of the law that varies state to state about whether you can -- it's a murder if a child isn't born alive, et cetera, et cetera, but the prosecutor's on the record as saying they are looking at all of those circumstances. it's all going to be eyewitness
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testimony, right, by the three young women. and if they can reach the requirements, the elements, that's what you call, for murder, which is the intentional killing of a person -- >> then done, right? >> -- then done. >> she says it was intentional. >> as we were saying a couple minutes ago, why would you want to give this man the luxury of a peaceful death? the torture. you know, ainsley, you want to talk about jodi arias, you want to talk about casey anthony, you want to talk about all of these people that have been in the headlines, o.j. simpson, even. those are evil acts that took place in a relatively small window of time. these evil acts took place over days, weeks, years, a decade! this guy is a guy who deserves to be put in a little box by himself and just not leave. i mean, by the supreme court ruling, you can't have cruel and unusual punishment, so he's got to be able to see the sun, although he didn't allow those girls to see the sun, barely.
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so, you know, he's going to face multiple life terms of incarcerati incarceration. you've got to think that the inmates are going to give him a very warm welcome. >> i'm sure. >> when he gets there and continue his warm welcome while he's there. so, i hope this case gets ripped -- gets out of the headlines as soon as possible. i hope these young women get their privacies preserved and they get to move on with their lives. >> his own mother saying he's sick. there's something wrong obviously. >> anyone who commits something like this is mentally disabled, mentally disturbed, and that would be his own defense here and that's not going to fly either. >> all right. thank you so much, arthur. >> have a great weekend. >> thank you. you, too. 25 after the top of the hour. coming up, are terrorists teaching your children? a new report revealing that about a dozen foreign domestic terrorists are now college professors. and the tables turned. a student lecturing his teacher. >> you want kids to come into your class, you want them to get excited for this? you've got to come in here, you've got to make them excited.
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♪ good morning to you. welcome to "fox & friends first." i'm ainsley earhardt. >> and i'm patti ann brown. it is 29 minutes after the hour, and we have brand-new details on
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that cleveland house of horrors. prosecutors are considering seeking the death penalty for ariel castro, as relatives reveal chilling, new details about his violent past. >> marianne rafferty has the latest developments. >> ariel castro is being held on $8 million bail, charged with four counts of kidnapping, one for each of the women and the 6-year-old child born in captivity, plus three counts of rape. but prosecutors say they may seek the death penalty against castro. that would come if they decide to bring aggravated murder charges. the charges would be in connection to reports by one of his alleged victims, michelle knight, who says she got pregnant five times but castro made her miscarry by starving her and punching her in the belly. during his brief arraignment thursday morning, castro didn't speak or enter a plea, but relatives of castro's late ex-wife are revealing new chilling details about his history. the city of grimilda figueroa was on the record last night and described castro as a "monster." >> after she had had anthony, he
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was abusive towards her. he would smack her around. and one time, he pushed her in a box. don't know why. i was really young at the time. i saw him pushing her into the box, locking the flaps out of the box. it was a cardboard box, a dirty, old cardboard box. and he told her, you stay in there until i tell you to get out. >> alita caraballo also says castro savagely beat her sister over the years, shoving her downstairs, breaking her nose and dislocating her shoulder, among other injuries and also kept her imprisoned and kept her from using the phone. figueroa died last year. even more frightening, castro's daughter arlene was friends with one of the victims, gina dejesus, and one of the last so to see her before she disappeared. appearing on abc's "good morning america" yesterday, arlene apologized to all three women, especially to gina, who she says she hopes she can meet soon and
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meet her children. and castro's mother spoke to reporters in spanish, saying her son is a sick man. >> now, this morning, we are also learning how the victims are coping. michelle knight reuniting with her first family member since being freed. she embraced her twin brother for the first time yesterday. he says they hugged but didn't talk about any of the bad stuff. and on gina dejesus's first night home wednesday, we're told she was scared to be alone or in a bedroom like she had been kept in for much of her captivity. and in honor of those victims, last night dozens gathered for a vigil not far from that house of horrors. they released balloons, especially in honor of michelle
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knight, to let her know she was never forgotten. >> thank you, marianne. well, the calls are growing for more information from the obama administration on the benghazi terror attack, this after bombshell testimony from whistle-blowers. house speaker john boehner telling the white house now is the time to let americans see e-mails about the attack. doug is live in washington with more on that. good morning, doug. >> reporter: good morning. we're going to hear a lot more about this in the days and weeks ahead as republicans continue to press the obama administration for more information. the two state department whistle-blowers we heard from this week may, in fact, be just the beginning. there is talk about cia whistle-blowers stepping forward. and yesterday, house speaker john boehner called on the white house to turn over more documents and e-mails, including one in which a state department official was said to acknowledge that the benghazi attacks were, in fact, carried out by terrorists. >> the state department would not allow our committees to keep
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copies of this e-mail when it was reviewed, and i would call on the president to order the state department to release this e-mail so that the american people can see it. >> and while she's already made one appearance before congress, republicans may press to hear more from former secretary of state hillary clinton and her role in all of this. in fact, one person pushing for that is said to be former vice president dick cheney. the state department, meantime, is skeptical about whether we're learning anything new here. >> some of these issues were sort of high up by some, whether it's in the media or on capitol hill as new information, but we see that we had a thorough and credible arb investigation. >> well, that arb investigation refers to the accountability review board, which did, in fact, look into the benghazi attacks. however, that board did not interview then secretary of state hillary clinton, and now there is talk about having the two men who led that board,
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former joint chiefs chairman admiral mike mullen and former u.n. ambassador thomas pickering, to have them actually testify now again before congress. patti ann? >> doug luzader live in washington, thanks. now for your "5 at 5:30," the top five stories making news this hour. it's the benghazi terror ad that you didn't see during the presidential campaign. >> 3:00 a.m. and your children are safe and asleep, but there's a phone in the white house and it's ringing. something's happening in the world. [ ringing ] [ shots ] >> the rnc create this ad, referencing hillary clinton's 3:00 a.m. ad from 2008 and now criticizing the obama administration for how it responded to the phone call from the benghazi attack. but we're being told that mitt romney rejected this ad to focus on the economy. it ends by saying americans deserve answers. well, we've confirmed that
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tamerlan tsarnaev was secretly buried in an undisclosed location outside worcester, massachusetts. police confirming the bomber's body is no longer in the city and has been entombed. the question of what to do with tamerlan's remains had sparked outrage around the boston area. we've been telling you about former terrorist teacher. turns out she is not the only former terrorist turned teacher. a new report shows nearly a dozen domestic terrorists are now professors. former underground members make up half of the list, including bill airs, who taught at the university of illinois. meanwhile, a texas student is making headlines this morning for lecturing his teacher. >> you want kids to come into your class, you want them to get excited for this? you've got to come in here, you've got to make them excited. you've got to take this job seriously. this is the future of this nation, but this is my country's future and my education.
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>> that is student jeff bliss delivering that rant. it's going viral after he was kicked out of class over a text. he says the teacher cursed at him when he questioned her teaching methods. as a former dropout who's returned to school, bliss says he wants teachers to take teaching as seriously as he did. the district did not punish him but placed the teacher on paid leave while they investigate the incident. former president george w. bush giving a couple a wedding gift they will never forget. larry and yolanda tushon celebrated their honeymoon by visiting bush's new presidential library on the opening day, and they just received a personal note from president bush. he and laura wrote "hope the joy you shared on april 21st will always be a source of strength and inspiration. laura and i send our best wishes for a future filled with love and happiness." and that's your "5 at 5:30." a handwritten note goes a long way. >> very special. and it's time now to
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entertain this. the final two have been chosen on "american idol." >> the person who will compete against candace in the finale is kree harrison. >> kree harrison and candace glover will battle it out next week for the coveted title. who else is leaving "idol"? judge randy jackson. he announced he will not be returning next year. and it's sitcom carnage at nbc. >> sometimes the best weapon in your arsenal is the hugs. >> a hug is a weapon. i like it. >> well, the network is giving four comedies the ax, including $1600 penn" and "whitney," this also as the network says good-bye to "30 rock" and "the office." and from swimsuit covergill to "vogue." kate upton graces next month's issue of the fashion magazine,
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hitting stands on may 21st. that will sell out. now for your starting lineup, the top four stories this morning. is tim tebow too popular for the nfl? sure looks that way. some anonymous coaches are revealing they're hesitant about giving tebow a chance because of his popularity and media circus that he would bring to any team that signs him. new sports agent jay-z is eyeing a new client, reportedly recruiting jets quarterback geno smith to sign with his agency, rock nation. the highly touted prospect fired his agent just days after falling to the second round in last month's nfl draft. and one incredible feat. check this out. former kansas state star lari cone makes 132 out of 153 three-pointers in five minutes. unheard of! she currently holds the record for most three-pointers made in women's ncaa history with 392. >> wow! >> she's got talent. it's now 39 minutes after the top of the hour. coming up, they didn't use
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43 after the hour. time to span the globe. first to australia. the search continues this morning for two passengers who fell overboard from a carnival cruise ship. surveillance video shows the couple falling off the ship wednesday night one at a time before it docked in sydney. it is not clear if they jumped or fell by accident. and to mexico. an entire city is buried in volcanic ash. the volcano erupted for eight hours. high winds spread the ash across the central part of the country, leaving roads, buildings and cars completely coated. ainsley? thanks, patti ann. they didn't use guns or masks, but they did manage to steal more than $40 million from thousands of atms in just a matter of a few hours. diane maceda from the fox business network has the story for us. good morning, diane. >> hi, ainsley. federal authorities say an international gang of bank cyber thieves managed to steal $45 million, as you said, in just a
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matter of hours, ditching the usual guns and masks for laptops and the internet. an unsealed, four-count indictment shows in new york city alone, eight members are charged with stealing roughly $2.4 million from nearly 3,000 atms in just one of the strikes. brooklyn u.s. attorney loretta lynch says "moving as swiftly as data over the internet, the organization worked its way from the computer systems of international corporations to the streets of new york city with the defendants fanning out across manhattan to steal millions of dollars from hundreds of atms." now, the scheme's known as unlimited operations for their potentially unlimited proceeds, involved hacking into credit card processor computer systems, stealing information from prepaid debit card accounts and removing the limits to their balances, allowing criminals to withdraw unlimited amounts from atms. they allegedly targeted prepaid mastercard debit cards issued by arab emirates bank, known as
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rock bank, and stole $5 million in about 20 countries. they then followed that up allegedly with another one on february 19th, hitting prepaid debit accounts at omans bank and with drawing $24 million from 40 countries in just ten hours, including $2.4 million from new york. authorities from more than a dozen countries are now working with the u.s. on this investigation, ainsley. >> then they took a picture of themselves doing it. it's crazy. thanks, diane. >> thank you. time right now, 46 after the top of the hour. next on "the rundown," if you've shopped at whole foods, listen up. a mix-up at the food chain that had both vegetarians and meat lovers upset this morning. and mother's day is just two days away. if you still need a gift, don't worry, we have some last-minute ideas. but right now, let's check in with brian kilmeade. i'm sure he's got mother's day covered. >> you'd better. >> i think i do. i think i have it down. we'll see what we can do over the next 48 hours to make it better. first things first, coming up on our show, speaker boehner asked
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the state department to release all e-mails, especially one you'll be very curious to read about. and president obama allowing radical clerics to curse u.s. naval heroes at funeral services. navy s.e.a.l. families speaking up. and on the fun side, a movie review. kevin mccarthy here to review "the great gatsby," leonardo dicaprio. some say sexy. chris chulo says not so much. that as well as grilling surprises with one of the housewives that just might be your favorite. all coming up on "fox & friends." please put something on. oh, he's a fighter alright.
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it's ten minutes until the top of the hour. here are some quick headlines for you. whole foods accidentally tricked vegans into eating meat this week, switching the labels on the chicken salad and the vegan-friendly alternative.
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this happened in 15 stores across the northeast. it was all an accident. we all know that they warm our hearts, and now there's proof that our pet might actually make our hearts healthier as well. a new study shows owning one, specifically a dog, might help lower your chances of getting heart disease. the reason? dog owners tend to lead more active lifestyles. patti ann? >> that's definitely true, i think. all right, well, mother's day is just two days away and we have some great last-minute ideas for mom. and joining us now is chris scholes with some of them. hi, good morning. >> good morning. >> i love this thing, for starters. >> this is fantastic. we got this on amazon.com, and it's actually a folding gardening chair. and i actually have one here. you can see it's got all of the tools. you can carry it around. perfect for the mom who likes to be outside. >> right. and then the chair comes with it, so it's great. >> exactly. it's kind of all in one. it does everything. >> 43 bucks on amazon, but you
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have to pay express shipping if you're ordering it today. >> if you're running a little late on your mother's day purchasing, but it's great for a gift all year, so it's good. >> these totes come in a lot of different sizes. they can be monogrammed? >> yes. from land's end. it's kind of their classic tote that put them on the map. and you can get mom and me totes. they make cute small ones for the kids as well. you can see here, it's "i heart" and you can put your mom's initials on it. landsend.com. >> and we have mommy and me cooking classes. >> cooking classes. stores nationwide have fun cooking classes, but mother's day, they do mack roones and then mom and me cupcakes. doesn't get any better than cupcakes and macaroons, so i'm in. i'm not a mom, but i am there if someone would like to get that for me. >> adopt a kid, bring him to the class, you can work it out. >> exactly. >> this is a cookie of the month club. great idea. >> cookie of the month club for a mom with a sweet tooth. they will send cookies to her
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door every single month and it starts at $100 and it goes, you know, you can go year round, you can do three months, you know, and they actually have their special mother's day strawberries and cream cookie, which is one of my favorites. doesn't get any better than that. >> yeah. and you say it starts at $100. that is not for every month, that's for every few months. >> yes, exactly. >> and then it goes up. it's expensive, but -- >> all price ranges. >> right. >> i think you can make it work, which is good. >> then you have to pay for the gym membership. >> exactly. >> because if you're -- >> the gift that gives back, i guess. >> and last but not least, renaissance hotels has a special mother's day package. >> yes, yes, they do. it starts at $199, and that, you get late check-out, i believe, and you get a bloody mary from their special bloody mary cocktail list that they've done, and they actually do flowers, a candle. so, it's great if you want to get away and it's just a perfect little kind of gift for mom. >> yeah, and breakfast as well. but important, if you're doing that, you've got to book it today because -- >> exactly. >> -- the night you get to stay
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over has to be saturday. >> yes, exactly. so, you've got to, you know, get on this. that's why we're here for last-minute. >> exactly. you still have a little time, folks. that's renaissance hotels across the country. >> yes. >> so, you can find that. >> yes. >> thank you so much, chris scholes, youngmarriedchic.com and great ideas. get on it, folks. the time is six minutes to the top of the hour. it's your last chance to vote on our favorite viral video of the week. is it the baby goat and the giant pig, the water-skiing baby or the treadmill dancer? we'll have your results coming up next. ♪ if you're suffering from constipation, miralax or metamucil may take days to work. or faster relief, try dulcolax laxative tablets. :
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>> two minutes till the top. before you leave the house here's what's happening today. lawmakers are demanding some obama administration officials retestify on the benghazi terror attack. specifically secretary of state clinton. cleveland prosecutors are considering adding murder charges against ariel castro. they are citing the five miscarriages he's accused of causing by beating the women. >> prince harry will visit arlington national cemetery this morning, stopping at the burial ground remembering service members killed in iraq and afghanistan since 2001. >> time for your brew on this question of the day responses. earlier we were showing you viral videos from this
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week. the little goat trying to befriend that giant pig, the water skiing baby or the treadmill dancer. >> we asked which v was your favorite. michelle said my favorite was the baby goat trying to get the hog to play. >> albert said i like the baby water skiing video. looks very funny and the baby seems to be saying, yeah, this is mitre -- my territory. don't tread on me. >> albert says the treadmill dancer. i don't know how he didn't fall down. really. the winner according to our web page poll is the pig and goat getting 56.2% of the vote. the baby water skier came in second with 26%. the treadmill dancer last with 17%. >> that little goat is jumping on the pig saying please play with me. show me some attention. the pig says no way. >> what is your favorite? >> i like the waur skiing
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baby. -- water skiing baby. i was nervous when i saw it until i found out the father is running and pulling and the water is very shallow. they're all cute. >> have a great weekend, folks. "fox & friends" starts right now. >>gretchen: now we can say tgif everyone. good morning. it's may 10, 2013. i'm gretchen carlson. hope you have a great day. >> authorities only knew a man and a woman were on a druce with friends -- on a cruise with friends, vanished in thin air until they found the videotape. what happened to them? new clues this morning. >>steve: they died heroes. 30 troops including members of seal team 6 killed when their chopper was shot down by the taliban. why did the white house invite a radical muslim cleric to condemn them to hell at their own funerals? we've got that amazing story. what a disgrace. >>brian: the government just said goodbye to traditional f

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