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so it begins. president trump on the cusp of all-important meeting with leaders. north korea's new icbm and what to do about it. the rogue leader showing no signs of weakness saying the missile test is meant to slam the american bastards in their face. >> congressman steve scalise who was shot back in june has been readmitted to intensive care. new violence in venezuela as that country battle an economic crisis. and a new photo suggests amelia earhart survived a crash landing. >> get ready to celebrate national friday chicken day. "early today" starts right now.
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good morning. i'm frances rivera. president trump is in poland this morning kicking off his second trip abroad with a friendly reception at the country's royal castle. he's meeting with the country's poland. nbc's peter alexander is in warsaw. peter, what can we expect on this leg of the president's trip? >> reporter: good morning. president trump already getting a warm welcome here as he arrives in poland, a place where many american presidents before him have enjoyed a similar warm welcome. there are similarities between president trump's make america great theme and the theme of the ruling party which is rise from its knees calling on poles to grow together and become a stronger country. by coming here it sends a strong statement, a powerful statement
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to russia, the russian president who president trump with it meet with tomorrow evening. that's the main course of this three day trip. this is the appetizer. president trump will meet with the president for the course of the next hour behind closed doors before the two men deliver statements and then expected to take questions. there will be not questions about vladimir putin but north korea as this administration is trying to find the best way path forward. the secretary of state rex tillerson overnight suggesting the possibility of cooperation with russia including potential nor fly zones. later today president trump flies to hamburg for the g-20 where we'll meet this evening with the german chancellor angela merkel as well as leaders of japan and south korea. >> peter, thank you. making big waves, world leaders are converging in hamburg,
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germany for the g-20 summit. thousands are already protesting the meeting. demonstrators are marching against globalization and corporate greed. some clashes are already happening. some protesters now worried they won't be allowed to march as the g-20 gets under way. what will be their primary focus? >> reporter: that missile test by north korea and u.s. response by u.s. ambassador nikki haley has put north korea and bourgeoning crisis there from consensus at this summit. president trump will meet with fortunate of china and you expect some tough words between two of them. nikki haley suggesting that china ought to impose stronger economic sanctions against north korea which the north korea's closest ally. otherwise she suggest the u.s.
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reserve the right to take military action. of course president trump will also meet as peter alexander mentioned with president putin. that meeting will be closely watched for the optics and what will have to say in particular. will he raise the question of russian interference in the elections. thousands of protesters will be here. those protests have turned violent. the question is whether that will be the backdrop. >> a lot of diplomatic testing. the u.s. is responding to north korea's test launch of a intercontinental ballistic missile which could potentially reach the united states. defense secretary james mattis spoke with his japanese counter part underscoring an iron clad commitment to japan. the u.s. launches a government
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wide effort to i've more options. what's the latest on these rising tensions there in seoul? >> reporter: good morning. this new type of missile has generated a new level of threat and it's prompted a tougher u.s. military pressure against north korea and also hints of a possible return to war. new pictures of what north korea claims is its first intercontinental ballistic missile, which could strike the united states. the u.s. calling it a new global threat. in an emergency meeting at the u.n. security council time is short. >> action is required. the world is on notice. >> reporter: there was new taunting too. kim jong-un said the missile test was meant to slam the american bastards in their face, that it was a fourth of july gift package for the yankees and the showdown with the u.s. had
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reached its final phase. u.s. and south korean forces here fired back with a military drill. precision strike missiles meant to show they are prepared for war and now in stunning comments the commander of american troops here saying all out war is possible, self-restraint which is a choice is all that separates armistice and war. we are able to change as so ordered. the pentagon revealing new details on the north korea juan test confirming the missile has not been seen before and stood re-entry to the atmosphere a key technique hurd tell north koreans have been trying to master. this latest test also a dangerous boost to the confidence of kim jong-un, whose dramatically increasing the number of missile tests after an all time high last year. >> he's basically saying you g-20 you big shots are meeting
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but i'm the biggest threat to the international community and you need to deal with me. that's the message he's sending. >> reporter: there's nothing new to crisis between south korea and north korea but there is a fresh sense of urgency here. the country's president has been pushing for more than just statements to respond to north korea, and, of course, all eyes will be on that g-20 summit when president trump meets with chinese president xi jinping. breaking overnight house majority whip skeef scalise is back in the icu as he continues to recover from a gunshot wouldn't. doctors are concerned about a possible infection. as of last night he was listed in serious condition. scalise was one of four people shot when a gunman opened fire on republicans practicing the annual congressional baseball game.
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the hospital says they will have an update later today. we know more about the new york police officer named miosotis famiiia who was killed in what officials called an unprovoked attack. this mother of three was a 12 year veteran of the force and had worked as a nurse earlier in her career. alexander bonds is the suspect and a twice convicted felon who had been on parole. he shot her in the head and killed by police. today new york flags will be flown at half-staff in honor of officer miosotis famiiia. mandatory evacuations have been ordered in california where wildfires ever burning. air tankers are assisting in the fight. people are asking people not to fly drones near the sight. new violence in venezuela as
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hat country battles an economic crisis. this was the scene at the national assembly. chaos as hundred protesters of the president burst into the assembly which is dominated by types. with sticks and pipes they attacked lawmakers, sending several to the hospital. time now for look at our weather and heavy downpours expected in the mid-atlantic states. the rest of the country would like some of those downpours, so hot out there. this little weak storm and this warm front will bring numerous showers in kentucky, tennessee. all these dots are pop up showers and storms nation's capital through virginia. then tonight in the overnight hours we track those through philadelphia, baltimore and washington, d.c. and tomorrow new york city higher totals of rain. we're in the 90s in the southeast and temperatures else in the
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those heavy downpours in the d.c. area will be here tomorrow morning. this morning we're starting to see some light showers moving into chester county and moving through lancaster county at this time. showers this morning and a chance of thunderstorms later today. grab your umbrella if you're heading out the door. >> here's a look at what we're working on for nbc 10 news today. >> this morning you should earn a piece of history. everything must go in a sale that starts in just a few hours. >> and a frightening encounter as a thief uses an unusual weapon to carry out the crime. and the sixers number one draft pick lights up the court. we'll show you the highlights. >> plus, it's kevin hart day in philadelphia. >> weather, traffic and the news you need to know before you head out the door. nbc 10 news today starts right
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how dare congressman higgins uses auschwitz as his own personal tv studio. >> higgins issued an apology and said my intent was to offer a homage to those murdered. a deadly fourth of july holiday on the streets of chicago. over four days 100 people were shot and 15 were killed according to the "chicago tribune". the violence surpassed last year when the 4th fell on monday. just ahead 20th century mystery may be solved with this emerging video. plus a day for comfort food so how you can celebrate national fried chicken day today. introducing the easiest way to get gillette blades
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fast forward to thursday, microsoft employees are bracing for a possible round of layoffs. earlier this week microsoft reportedly sent an e-mail to employees saying it plans to restructure its sales organization. spain's famous running of the bull festival gets under way today. thousands of people travel to spain each year where people are gored and trampled. coming up on the "today" show, superstar ed sheeran performs live on the plaza. now a story that's cap ti
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stratd world since it proek on the "today" show. a never before scene photo that investigators from the history channel believe may finally reveal what happened to amelia earhart and her facilitate investigator after their plane disappeared in 1937. here's tom costello with more revelations. >> 25 years ago the world's most famous elevator found missing. >> reporter: does this photograph prove amelia earhart and her navigator ended up in japanese custody? >> we discovered that amelia earhart survived her final flight and landed safely in the marshal islands. >> you're confident? >> very confident. >> reporter: the photograph is marked marshal islands in 1937 under japanese military control. on the left a man standing next to a sign and there sitting on the dock what appears tube woman with short hair wearing pants like earhart.
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facial recognition expert overlaid the photo. >> the hairline is the most distinctive characteristic. sharp receding hairline. the nose is very prom nents. >> reporter: he compared body measurements of the seated woman with previous photos of earhart. striking similarities. >> i go from not likely to is likely to extremely. >> reporter: the woman on the dock is staring at a japanese ship that's towing something measured 38 feet long. for decades locals said the plane crashed in the marshals and japanese ship took it away. also in the national are a kifs this catalog of government files on earhart referencing 170 pages including earhart was a prisoner in the marshal islands. that document is missile.
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officials reached out to the japanese are a kifs saying they have no evidence thatter hart was ever in their custody. >> we believe the u.s. government knew that earhart was in japanese custody. just ahead can you guess the streaming site that's dominating the competition. a basketball player demonstrates her skills with the harlem globetrotters.
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this morning you'll have a chance to take home a piece of history from the atlantic city boardwalk. >> and this man says he was attacked because he supports the president. >> and hometown crowd. philadelphia celebrates kevin hart day. . thursday morning. this is nbc 10 news today. >> let's check in with bill henley. he's with us and has the first check of the forecast. >> we do have some showers that have already started moving into the area. clouds are here and the first rain drops are now falling in
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chester county. getting the first rain drops of the day. not an all day rainfall but we will see showers this morning and a chance of late day showers and thunderstorms. 67 right now in new jersey. 66 in the suburbs and in the very low 70s for the lehigh valley and delaware. occasional showers and a chance of a thunderstorm a little more likely in delaware than the rest of the area. the temperatures much cooler than they have been, in the 70s today. i'll break it down neighborhood by neighborhood and hour by hour to show when you are most likely to see some of that rain, but first jessica boyington has your traffic. >> this is out in upper providence. so watch for some police activity there. hopefully won't be there too long. again, only 4:30, so we're not seeing a lot of traffic around the scene there. 95 looks good. speeds into the 60s. same goes for the northbound side. not seeing any problems on any
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of the majors right now. >> thank you. it's 4:30 and happening today, you can take home a piece of the former trump taj mahal. everything must go and it all starts this morning. matt, tell us about what's up for grabs. >> reporter: well, tracy, if you've ever wanted a piece of a casino or a hotel now would be your chance. there's a lot of stuff inside the taj mahal must go and this will make way for the new hard rock that's coming next year so it's time to get rid of everything that's inside. artwork, refrigerators, entertainment centers, baby grand pianos, chandeliers, you name it. there were 1,200 guest rooms and

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