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10 or 12 years old. >> does it mean we have short attention spans? i don't know. >> michael jackson has died. >> farrah fawcett has died. >> south carolina governor mark sanford -- >> another big story on the heels of the one before it. >> i think we've all become accustomed now. there's always another big stories on the heels of the one before it. it seems anthony weiner is forcing the nation to relitigate the entire e-mail controversy and putting hillary clinton's chances of winning the presidency in serious danger. just watch vice president biden learn about weiner's involvement for the very first time. >> i don't know where these e-mails came from. >> apparently anthony weiner. >> well -- oh, god. anthony weiner. >> you can just picture biden repressing that news and going to his happy place, which i
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assume is this actual picture of him eating an ice cream wearing sunglasses and holding a fistful of money. >> new this morning, the fbi has obtained a warrant to review e-mails on a laptop belonging to huma abedin. the clinton campaign is trying to push past the announcement, but donald trump is latching on. plus, with eight days left in the election season, early voting numbers show more democrats are casting their vote, but a slew of new polls show a tight race in several battleground states. a week long man hunt in oklahoma ends with a shootout between police and the man accused of a string of violent crimes. we're following the latest details. good morning to you, happy halloween. it is monday, october 31st. i'm betty nguyen alongside alex
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witt. with eight days to go, the bomb shell announcement has rocked the presidential campaign. last night the fbi obtained a warrant to begin reviewing newly recovered e-mails as they race to learn if they are tied to clinton's case, an inquiry that was completed in july with no charges filed, despite a stinging assessment that clinton was extremely careless. then on friday comey sent a letter to congress informing them, "in connection with an unrelated case the fbi have learned of the existence of e e-mails. i agreed the fbi should take steps to allow investigators to review these e-mails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as assess their importance to our investigation." soon after law enforcement officials revealed the discovery was from a laptop shared by huma abedin and anthony weiner. the fbi began investigating the former congressman in september
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for an unrelated case, allegedly sending inappropriate text messages and pictures to an underaged female. weiner admitted terrible judgment but a victim of a hoax. october 3rd agents seized his electronic devices, where they found hundreds of thousands of e-mails and included some that were clinton related. agents investigating knew in early october that messages recovered in the weiner case might be germane to them, but they waited until this past thursday to brief director comey. on sunday afternoon, a clinton aide told nbc abedin does not have access to the computer in question, which is currently with fbi officials, who are now reviewing a portion of the hundreds of thousands of e-mails for evidence related to clinton. the clinton campaign responded with outrage and said it won't change the outcome of the investigation or election for that matter, accusing comey of violating protocol in handling such matters amid an
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election season. fbi officials gave the doj a heads-up on thursday. the message from the justice department in response, according to anonymous washington post source, we don't comment on an ongoing investigation and we don't take steps that would be viewed as influencing an election. that official went on to tell the paper, "director comey understood our position, heard it from justice leadership, it was conveyed to the fbi and he made an independent decision to alert the hill. he's operating independently of the justice department and he knows it." the clinton campaign said it was light on facts, heavy on innuen innuendo, and overblown. also saying the e-mails were never withheld by clinton or the campaign, are not necessarily to or from her, and it's likely at least some of the duplicates of ones already reviewed. >> some of you may have heard about a letter that the fbi director sent out yesterday.
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it's pretty strange to put something like that out with such little information right before an election. it's unprecedented, and it is deeply troubling. now, of course, donald trump is already making up lies about this. i think it's time for donald trump to stop fearmongering, to stop disgracing himself, to stop attacking our democracy. we can't let him get away with this, can we? >> fbi director comey's letter on friday has overtaken the conversation in the final days for the white house and given new confidence to the campaign of donald trump in what he has called a system rigged against him. >> the system is rigged. and i've been saying it for a long time, but you know what, what happened today, starting
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with the fbi, maybe the system will become a little less rigged. beautiful. i'll bet you without any knowledge there was a revolt in the fbi. i'll bet you there was a revolt in the fbi by what they allowed to happen with respect to hillary clinton. there was a revolt. now the fbi has found -- you're not going to believe this one, this just happened. another 650,000 e-mails. how do you get to -- i think that's called the mother load. i think they found them all. the 33,000 she deleted and bleached, i think, is going to be in the 650,000. but how do you have that many e-mails, what do you do, sit down all day and just keep
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typing? hey, no wonder nothing gets done in our country. >> donald trump is far from the only top republican who is welcoming the fbi's developments with regard to clinton. house speaker paul ryan reacted on friday calling further investigation long overdue and adding hillary clinton has nobody but herself to blame. ryan renewed his call for intelligence agencies to suspend classified briefings to the democratic national nominee and speaking to young voters in nebraska yesterday, he warned them about the clintons. . tell all the young people here, something that you don't see or don't know because you didn't live in the '90s like the rest of us did, this clinton story doesn't change. it is -- it is scandal after scandal after scandal. we just don't know which one's coming next, and it is not what we want this country to become. so when you see what you are seeing with the new clinton
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thing, you need to know that all of us who lived through the '90s have seen this movie so many times before, and we don't want to see this movie again. >> in early voter turnout, hillary clinton has a slim edge over donald trump in several swing states. at least 21 million people have voted across the country and so far registered democrats are outperforming in several states. according to nbc news data analytics as of yesterday, nearly 11 million votes have been cast in 12 battleground states. democratic voters have outpaced republican voters in nine of those states. in the final days of the 2016 election, donald trump's campaign is reportedly redirecting attention to traditionally democratic states. today he'll hold two events in michigan before going to wisconsin tomorrow. hillary clinton is holding events this week in ohio, florida, arizona, north carolina, and pennsylvania. clinton, who's putting increased emphasis on minority communities, has also taped a radio interview, which will
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translate into spanish and air tomorrow on iheart latino. hillary clinton's lead over donald trump has narrowed as the election heads into its final stretch, continuing to hold a huge advantage over young voters, but a new usa today rock the vote millennial poll shows support has dropped six percentage points in the space of two weeks from 68% to 62%, and in that same time frame donald trump's support edged up by a point. also new polling from several battleground states, a new york times upshot siena poll shows 46% to hillary clinton's 42%. but the latest nbc news wall street journal poll show the candidates essentially deadlocked with clinton up by one point. in north carolina, clinton holds a six-point lead over trump among likely voters, 47% to 41%.
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gary johnson has 8% and jill stein isn't on the ballot in the tar heel state. a tighter race in north carolina with clinton leading by three points, 48% to 45%. in pennsylvania, clinton holds an eight-point lead over trump. in arizona, trump is ahead by two points, 44% to 42%. clinton leads trump by three points in colorado. 42% to 49%. and in new hampshire, an inside sources new hampshire journal poll shows donald trump leading by less than two points. meanwhile, with just days to go until election day, donald trump spoke at a rally in albuquerque, new mexico. while there he erroneously claimed hillary clinton's immigration plan would cause hundreds of millions of people to come to the u.s. >> she wants to let people just pour in. you could have 650 million people pour in, and we'd do nothing about it. think of it. that's what could happen.
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you triple the size of our country in one week. once you lose control of your borders, you have no country, folks. the immigration office also warned hillary's radical plan would result in the loss, think of this, of thousands of innocent american lives, and an uncontrollable flood of illegal immigrants across the border taking jobs and crime would be rampant. now to breaking news overnight. the intensive man hunt for the suspect wanted in the brutal double murder in oklahoma is over. 38-year-old michael vance was killed overnight following a pair of shootouts with police in western oklahoma, one of which police are describing as a fierce gun battle involving three troopers. a county sheriff was injured in one of the exchanges, but his injuries are nonlife threatening. vance had been on the run since october 23rd after he shot two officers, stole their cop car. he then shot another woman and
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stole her car before allegedly killing his aunt and uncle, both of whom authorities say vance may have tried to dismember. still ahead, the chicago cubs kept their hopes of a world series win alive last night in game five. we've got all the highlights coming up. plus, we are getting a new look at the damage in italy after the most powerful earthquake to strike the country in 36 years toppled a number of buildings. those stories and a check on the weather when we come right back. to do the best for your pet, you should know more about the food you choose.
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italy's prime minister is vowing to rebuild after his country was hit with another devastating earthquake. some injuries have been reported, but so far no deaths. the 6.6-magnitude quake struck about 100 northeast of roads near the town of norcia. it is the strongest earthquake to hit the country in 36 years. there is extensive damage throughout the area, with buildings reduced to rubble.
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one mayor said 90% of the homes in his town are destroyed. italy still recovering from a series of earthquakes back in august which killed nearly 300 people. betty? >> hard hit there. okay. i want to welcome home, though, three astronauts who returned to earth after a 115-day mission aboard the international space station. the trio, a russian cosmonaut and astronaut touched down saturday in kazakhstan. she said, quote, it was more awesome, amazing, and terrifying than you could possibly imagine. she added one of the things she missed most while in space was the feeling of wind, rain, and sun on her skin. speaking of that, a lot of people felt that wind and rain over the weekend. bill karins is here to talk about that. happy halloween, bill. >> yeah, kids are going to love the forecast, a lot of trick or treaters, parents, too. not many bad spots out there. always a couple in our country. unfortunately salt lake city has
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rain, it will clear out by this evening. northern montana, idaho, pacific northwest, later tonight in northern california, but even those aren't going to be complete washouts. the big story is the heat that's across all of the southern half of the country, moving to the middle of the country, we're going to have record highs possibly right through this upcoming weekend. temperatures like these, hopefully you didn't choose the chewbacca costume. temperatures in the 80s. this is very warm for this time of year, and it continues right past today. we're in a drought in the south and it's gotten worse in the last couple months. especially alabama, georgia, mississippi. soil is very dry and when you get temperatures like this, it heats the ground up quickly. the vegetation doesn't really absorb the heat much, so it's easy to get temperatures like this, this will last through tuesday and wednesday. people are going to be using their air conditioners here. everyone cools off a bit by friday, maybe back to normal, but that's it.
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your halloween forecast looks like this. we did cool it off in new england, cold front went through with showers and thunderstorms last night, very comfortable, though, temperatures in the 50s, d.c. looks great, baltimore, too. warmth in the southeast, middle of the country still warm, and chicago at 60 degrees. here's your halloween trick or treat forecast. maybe you're going to go to illinois at 62, blood town, georgia, 75. sleepy hollow, new york, 46 today. how about one of my favorite, skull creek, nebraska, guys, one of my favorites. maybe you like boneyard, arizona, at 51 today. >> death valley. >> there you go. >> thank you, bill. still ahead this morning -- ♪ take me out to the ball game ♪ take me out to the crowd >> that was pearl jam front man eddie vetter singing "take me out to the ball game" at last night's world series game and we
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another, breaks a third tackle and takes it in. steps over the pocket, heads downfield. touchdown, patriots. >> vollmer being pressured and he shovelled it ahead and it's picked up. play is continuing and it's carried into the end zone. >> pop over the middle, intercepted! brandon roby down the sideline! touchdown! >> great protection. looking down the field to the end zone, and it is a touchdown! connor roberts, he's got it. still on his feet. roberts! ball game! raiders win! >> how about those raiders? welcome back. those were some of the biggest plays in the nfl on sunday, and the raiders also set a league record for the most penalties in
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a game with 23. maybe those bad boys once again. 30-24 win over the bucs. sunday night football in just a moment, but first game five of the world series. cubs on the breakdown 3-1 after dropping the last two over the weekend at wrigley. the cubbies, well, they are taking all the help they can get. watch what happens here. bobble, bobble, catch. foul territory. you're out. that's off david ross' glove there. backing him up, anthony rizzo. nice play. in the third, wouldn't be another moment at wrigley, fans were sure to give jason heyward plenty of room in foul territory. nice grab. the chicago bats also come to life in the fourth inning starting with a solo shot to left center. the cubs come away with three runs in the frame after two more scored on the infield single and a sac fly from ross. jon lester held the indians to just two runs, striking out five
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batters over six innings of work before handing things over in the seventh. after an out, the cubs turned to closer and hardest thrower in major league baseball, chapman. chicago avoids elimination with a 3-2 win in game five. the series now, day off today. shifts back to cleveland for game six tomorrow night. let's get back to the nfl action. nfc showdown as the cowboys host the eagles. to dallas, back and forth battle. these are the rookie quarterbacks everyone has been talking about all year long. that's a 22-yard reception hauled in by dez bryant. welcome back, dez. unable to muay the offense, so this is decided in overtime. so philadelphia wouldn't get another chance with the ball in o.t., that's dak prescott, scramble, keep the play alive. old reliable, jason witten in the end zone. that ends the ball game. five-yard touchdown pass, 29-23.
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clinton continue this amazing streak over the eagles. no signs of tony romo either. another tie in the nfl yesterday, a 27-27 draw between the redskins and bengals in london. the shootout in regulation had adrenaline running high for overtime, but oops, missed by the washington redskins kicker. neither team able to score in the extra period made for an antiically climatic ending after the cardinals and seahawks tide last week at 6-6, this marks the first time the nfl has seen two ties in a season since 1977. >> wow. . pretty entertaining sunday. >> i was sweating bullets watching that cowboys/eagles game. texas girl rooting for the cowboys. >> all right, guys. let's look at the news, still ahead, more on the fbi's investigation into a trove of new hillary clinton related e-mails. how the campaign is responding
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somebody say something that may not be great politics, but i think the secretary is right, and that is that the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> thank you. me, too. me, too. >> well, can you believe that was about a year ago? bad news for bernie and supporters of hillary clinton in general. questions about her e-mails are back with just days before the
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entire country goes to the polls. >> discovered on a laptop belonging to anthony weiner, one of clinton's closest confidants back in the spotlight. good morning, it's monday, october 31st. happy halloween, everyone, i'm betty nguyen alongside alex witt. the end of the presidential race seemed to be settling in for next week, but nothing has happened as expected this cycle and the fbi's letter about the discovery of new e-mails is no exception. last night the fbi obtained a warrant to begin reviewing the e-mails, an inquiry that was completed in july with no charges filed, despite a stinging assessment from fbi director james comey that clinton was extremely careless.
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then on friday comey sent a letter to congress informing them the fbi has learned of the existence of e-mails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation. i agreed that the fbi should take appropriate investigative steps designed to allow investigators to review these e-mails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to assess their importance to our investigation. soon after, law enforcement officials revealed the discovery was from a device once shared by top clinton aide huma abedin and her husband anthony weiner, now estran estranged. allegedly sending inappropriate text messages and pictures to underaged female. at the time weiner admitted terrible judgment but claimed he was the victim of a hoax. on october 3rd, agents seized weiner's iphone, ipad, and a laptop, where they found hundreds of thousands of e-mails, including some that are clinton-related. agents investigating clinton's private server knew in october
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messages recovered in the weiner case might be germane to them, but they waited until this past thursday to brief director comey. on sunday afternoon, a clinton aide told nbc abedin does not have access to the computer in question, which is currently with fbi officials who are reviewing a portion of the hundreds of thousands of e-mails for evidence related to clinton. the clinton campaign responded with outrage and said it won't change the outcome of the investigation and won't cost them the election. they have accused comey of violating justice department protocol in handling such matters amid an election season. former obama administration attorney general eric holder writes, james comey is a good man but made a mistake. re-enforcing established policy. and the campaign dismissed the letter as vague, inappropriate, light on facts, heavy on innuendo, and overblown. the clinton campaign also says the e-mails in question were never withhold by clinton or the
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campaign, are not necessarily to or from her, and it likely some are duplicates of ones already reviewed. doesn't give us any useful information, just serves republican attacks against hillary. >> i know most of you were surprised, stunned, puzzled. it is kind of revved up some enthusiasm, a little bit of righteous indignation when director comey went to congress and he was asked, okay, you said no reasonable prosecutor would do anything, tell us about the decision. he said, even that wasn't even a close call a month after doing that. this letter comes out friday. so i'm going to ask you this, are any of you going to be distracted? i tell you this, hillary is not distracted. . the latest tracking poll shows for nearly two-thirds of all likely voters the latest chapter
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regarding the e-mail server makes no difference, but nearly a third say it has made them less likely to vote for her. still of those, just 17% are democratic party supporters, the rest are republicans or independents who lean republican. democratic leaders are also stepping into the fight against the decision regarding the clinton investigation with some calling on him to resign. in a letter to comey, harry reid writes, your actions have demonstrated a disturbing double standard for the treatment of sensitive information with what appears to be a clear intent to aid one political party over another. i am writing to inform you my office has determined these actions may violate the hatch act, which bars fbi officials from using their official authority to influence an election. patrick leahy, thomas carper, dia dianne feinstein sent a joint letter demanding more details from comey by today about his decision. they want information, including
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details on the investigative steps taken and number of e-mails involved. congressman steve cohen called on comey to resign. the congressional black caucus defended clinton on saturday, questioning comey's actions. >> this letter, i read it over and over and over again. provides little new information to the public. all it does is give republicans a new basis of which to attack hillary clinton. why would the fbi director go so far as to send this high ly unusual letter? it does not make any sense to me. now, on top of that, you don't hear the director talking about any other investigation he's involved in. is he investigating the trump foundation? is he looking into the russians
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hacking into all of our e-mails? is he looking into and deciding what's going on with regards to other allegations by the trump organization? >> all of this has given new confidence to the campaign of donald trump. at stop after stop throughout the weekend he railed against what he's called a system rigged against him. >> the investigation is the biggest political scandal since watergate, and it's everybody's hope that justice at last can be delivered. i have to tell you, i respect the fact that director comey was able to come back after what he did. i respect that very much. and when the other side is complaining and complaining and
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complaining, there was no reason for it, because all of the crimes that were committed, something should have happened then. not now. was publicly reported that sources close to hillary clinton said, and she actually, i think, said it to the papers, that she was thinking of reappointing attorney general lifrmg and effectively, i guess, you'd call that a bribe. to cover up her crimes, she bleached and deleted 33,000 e-mails after receiving a congressional subpoena. i have a feeling they've just found a lot of them, don't you think? huma. they just found a lot of them. we never thought we were going
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to say thank you to anthony weiner. >> and amid all these reports, renewed scrutiny on anthony weiner, former congressman and former front-runner for new york city mayor. the once power couple is once again in the spotlight. nbc's halle jackson reports. >> reporter: huma abedin not able to hide from the firestorm engulfing not just her estranged husband, but her applicant family. hillary clinton leaving her top aide in new york this weekend after news broke the fbi is looking at e-mails on a computer abedin shared with anthony weiner. a campaign official tells nbc news abedin has not been contacted yet by the fbi and has no access to the computer in question. abedin, a near constant presence on the campaign trail after working for clinton for two decades. the two so close clinton considers her like a second daughter. former president bill clinton
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officiating at abedin's 2010 wedding to weiner, who's under investigation for allegedly sending racy text messages to a teen. one of several scandals that have sunk his congressional career, his mayoral bid, marriage, and now threatening clinton's campaign, making abedin's private life political fodder. >> i wonder, is she going to keep huma? huma's been a problem, do we agree? >> team clinton does not agree, telling nbc clinton and abedin are as close as ever, emphasizing she's a valued member of the campaign. >> she's played a central and vital role in this campaign, and she continues to do that. >> reporter: long been expected abedin would take on a senior role in a clinton administration. campaign officials privately signalled nothing's changed. abedin's expected back on the trail soon, but with more fallout, more questions about her future. >> hillary clinton avoided mentioning the latest
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revelations into her private e-mail server during a rally in florida yesterday. instead, clinton kept up her attacks against donald trump, focusing on a washington post story from saturday that questioned trump's history of philanthropy. >> "the washington post" published a report that was truly stunning. it starts with the story of a ribbon cutting back in 1996 for a nursery school serving children living with hiv and aids in new york. unannounced and uninvited, guess who barges in, donald trump. he walks right up to the stage, he sat down in the seat that was being saved for a local developer who had made a generous donation. none of the people working for the charity knew why he was there. he wasn't a donor at all. he had never given a single dollar to help build the school. he just wanted people to think
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he had. and a months-long investigation by "the washington post" found that trump had sought credit for charity he had not given or had claimed other people's giving as his own. >> "the washington post" says trump's campaign responded to the article saturday saying in a written statement trump has personally donated tens of millions of dollars to charitable causes, saying the campaign did not provide evidence of the donations when asked by the post. still ahead, a landmark deal for canada. we'll talk about a free trade plan that's gotten the green light. later, paul ryan as a comedic hero. neil patrick harris gives the speaker of the house a voice to broadway. don't worry, we'll explain.
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let's turn now to business, where canadian prime minister justin trudeau signed a historic trade agreement with the eu today. joining us live from london to talk about this, nancy, what effects will this deal have on the future of both economies? >> well, the fans of free trade will tell you the pact could boost trade in the multibillions, so that is good news, but from a political standpoint, it's also very good news for canadian prime minister justin trudeau, who as you mentioned flew into brussels to sign the deal, because just a few days ago there were fears the pact was going to be held up by opposition in belgium. we're talking about a province holding it up, a province of just 3.5 million people or so, so this is extremely good news, not just on the free trade economic standpoint, but also when you talk about future trade deals from the eu, potentially with the uk, and what a trade deal they may be able to negotiate once the uk actually leaves the european union.
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elsewhere in the corporate space, keep an eye on general electric. they are reportedly nearing a $30 billion deal with baker hughes to merge their oil and gas divisions. this comes according to a report in "the wall street journal" saying the deal could be announced as early as today. bit of merger monday action expected. we are expecting the company to have an 8:30 a.m. eastern web cast. look out for news on this one. it's said to help them compete more aggressively with the likes of industry leaders. and finally, investors are growing ever more anxious about the race for the white house with just days to go now. investors will continue to keep an eye on the polls. many analysts saying they are concerned by an october surprise when you talk about the revelations coming from the fbi, that they are looking at new information over hillary clinton's e-mails. that's keeping investors on their toes, because markets do not like uncertainty and up until now they've been overwhelmingly pricing in a clinton victory.
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anything that could change the race in the final days will certainly make the markets nervous. that's perhaps one reason we saw the decline in stocks in the u.s. on friday. bit of weakness in equities, as well. back to you, betty. >> okay, nancy, live from london, thank you. we're going to turn now to wh and talk a bit with meteorologist bill karins. i hear you're right, it's the end of october. halloween, to be exact. you're talking about a heat wave? >> air conditioning, heat wave, sunscreen for the kids, you know, southern half of the country. little bit of it, but not everyone, betty. usually when the eastern half of the country is warm, usually the west is stormy and colder, and that's the scene. let me show you i-80, this is the road that goes from san francisco, into areas around sacramento. if you drive up into the mountains, this is what you got. this is troy, california. heading towards lake tahoe and reno. chains were required. it's not a pretty drive when you get the slushy packed down ice on the roads. not everyone is enjoying the
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incredible warmth. this is right where we saw that video, blue shows you where the snow was right there. pacific northwest, umbrella morning from portland to seattle and northern plains and rockies, little rain for you. for today, soggy halloween forecast, seattle area, olympia, portland, medford, eugene, chance of wet weather. i think northern california is going to be the steadiest rain. what cities did we get to last time? devils lake, north dakota, should be nice, 48 degrees. pumpkin center, florida, i don't know where that is, but i like the name. boneyard, arizona, that's out there, too. whole southern half of the country, warm, dry, record highs. new england looks great. windy, and definitely colder than the weekend after the storms, but temperatures are back to where they should be. the other thing, of course, the world series heading back to
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cleveland tomorrow. they've had pretty decent weather, warm weather, and that continues. tomorrow, tuesday, 68 degrees. if there is a game seven, chance of showers. things are looking good overall for the halloween world series, if you don't like cold weather, this is the forecast for you. >> absolutely. especially for trick or treaters, too. >> a game seven, okay. >> there will be a game seven. if there's not, you're going to do, what? >> i don't know. i'll think of something. >> putting you on the spot. following more than two weeks of radio silence, bob dylan is finally reacting to being awarded the nobel prize in literature, saying the artist has returned their call, saying he appreciates the honor so much that it left him speechless. officials say it's not been decided if dylan will attend events in december, although the telegraph reports he told them he'll absolutely attend if at all possible. last night the folks at this
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american life, the popular npr radio show, imagined a musical show of paul ryan, complete with neil patrick harris as the speaker and music from the teen who wrote the songs for "frozen." let's take a listen. ♪ i'll be there with policies aplenty ♪ ♪ yes i'll be there rising above the fray ♪ ♪ you'll see me one fine day in 2020 ♪ ♪ at least i hope you will ♪ i hope there's still a better way ♪ >> i could hear. >> beautiful, actually. >> but the better way, that's paul ryan's vision of america, thus the theme. >> i kept wanting to see a
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a series of ied explosions rocked baghdad, iraq, killing 17 people. this is the united nations
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reports isis killed more than 200 people last week and is using thousands more as human shields. and thousands of shiite militia members have joined the battle for mosul. nbc's foreign correspondent matt bradley is joining us live from irbil, iraq. good day to you, matt. you had a chance to visit a refugee camp this week. >> reporter: that's right, alex. we went out for the internationally displaced people two days ago. this is a camp that grew to 33,000 in a couple months. this means 33,000 stories of tragedy and families torn apart by war. take a look. two weeks into the battle for mosul and iraqi troops have yet to pierce isis defenses. just miles away from the front lines, a make shift city is springing to life.
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as the fighting goes on, desperate families arrive at this camp each day by the hundreds. the camp is teeming with more than 33,000 people, and most of them aren't from mosul itself, once that city falls, aide workers are expecting a massive wave that will overwhelm their already limited resources. up to a million people could be displaced in the battle for mosul. assad just fled south of mosul. land mines destroyed two of the three cars in his convoy. he came here in july. his large family sleeping in this small tent. i asked him, how many members of his family have been killed? seven, he said. isis beheaded his brother for spying, then shot his nephews. a coalition bombing destroyed his home. in this growing camp and others like it, the u.n. and other aid agencies are rushing to meet the
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need. ahmad manages a camp. do you feel you have enough resources? >> no, of course not. >> reporter: for the children finding refuge here, their futures remain uncertain. they may spend their childhoods at home or grow up here permanently displaced. it's worth repeating, alex, we haven't even seen the full scale of this tragedy, not until mosul falls, and that could be weeks or months. alex? >> nbc's matt bradley reporting from iraq. incredibly important story, thanks so much. when we come back, a look at the stories happening in the day ahead. can you believe we're getting orders from canada, ireland... this one's going to new zealand. new zealand? psst. ah, false alarm. hey! you guys are gonna scare away the deer! idiots... providing global access for small business. fedex.
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before we toss it over to "morning joe," let's get a check on the stories you'll be hearing about in the day ahead. jury selection begins today in the trial of a former south carolina police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black man. michael slater is charged april was last year, he was filmed shooting scott during a traffic stop. now on the campaign trail, hillary clinton will make two stops in ohio today. her running mate tim kaine will be in ohio. donald trump will be in michigan today for a pair of rallies
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there. mike pence will be in florida for three stops in that state. those guys are busy. >> a lot going on, final stretch. that's going to do it for us on this monday. i'm betty nguyen alongside week ago what is the end game for donald trump? can he pull off the most spectacular upset in election history or has his unprecedented campaign hit an impregnable wall? >> with just over two weeks to go until election day and early voting already happening in many states, hillary clinton leads in the polls leading some republicans to worry about a route. >> while it's too early to declare this election over, remember tom brokabrokaw's ufo theory. >> how close to over is this? >> donald trump could have won this race. >> the head of the fbi dropped a bomb in the race for president this afternoon. one that has the trump campaign celebrating and the clinton camp

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