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racism. >> reporter: during a radio appearance that aired today, clinton was asked if she's pandering to african-americans hot sauce with her. >> is it working? seriously seriously, i've been eating a lot of hot sauce. >> reporter: clinton says it helps her immune system. she's hoping her campaign will be immune from voters feeling the bern at the polls tomorrow. >> generally speaking, we're underestimating how we do in elections. >> reporter: imagine the surprise on 6th avenue today when voters spotted sanders' signature shock of white hair strolling down 6th avenue passing those big banks he vows to break up, posing for pictures. both candidates are reaching out to women. at a rally in midtown this afternoon, clinton said it's harder to be a female candidate
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>> don't talk too loudly, but don't talk too softly. >> she knows what she do, she knows what she wants. >> i b ieve in her connection and i believe she can execute. >> i believe bernie sanders's policies and economic visions will be better for america in the long run. >> reporter: the hillary clinton candidacy is dismissing the math and saying if they won by 10 points, bernie sanders would need to win by 70% of the candidates. let's go to andrew siff, my colleague covering the republicans today. he's live at trump tower where the frontrunner is certainly hoping for a big win tomorrow. andrew? >> reporter: that's right, melissa, and he was here today, donald trump. jetted up to buffalo for a rally tonight and he'll be back tomorrow. but we went out to queens to talk to republican voters for whom it's crucially important
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and vote. on her very patriotic street in glendale queens, jackie glover walked to mail her ballot today for the vote tomorrow. trump needs 50% of the vote in all 27 voting districts to sweep the state's 95 delegates. if he doesn't, that opens the door for john kasich or ted cruz to dent the frontrunner's lead. >> the real question is, do you understand the principles and values that made america great in the first place? >> reporter: at a stop in queens, kasich a couple weeks ago told me he's an underdog. >> do you have a chance to win this state? >> i think at this point we just want to get our infrastructure and have the resources and
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>> pz this election has made them feel like none of the above and that a brokered convention this. it seems like we have nobody in this country who wants to run for president that should be president. >> make america great again, thank you t. >> trump begs to differ, urged supporters in his midtown office today, and ordered those on instagram to turn out tomorrow. >> you'll be very, very happy. please go out and vote. >> the nbc4 nork if trump doesn't reach it, then his rivals rivals. andrew siff, news4 new york. most polling places in our
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tomorrow. all the four counties, the polls will be open until 6:00 tonight. in all other counties, the polls won't be open until noon. just call 1-800-771-7755. or e-mail to log onto for results. you're looking at a live picture of a chopper 4. service abandoned at both entrances on the sussex line. we'll continue to show you
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powerful earthquake. the fbi has not identified with the person's family. meanwhile, victim's are bringing aid to those in need. news4's ida siegel explains why and she is live outside the ecuadorian complex on manhattan's east side. >> reporter: and sibila, they are hoping to get some answers from the consulate at a meeting later this evening. meanwhile, the largest ecuadorian community outside of eduador is actually right here in the new york/new jersey area. when the earthquake hit, almost everyone reached out to make sure their loved ones were okay. we caught up with one at patch patchogue this morning. hundreds killed, many more injured.
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devastated to lose their own cousin and his wife. and they separated, and he and his wife, and. . . meanwhile, in the heavily ecuadorian neighborhood. >> what happened in eduador is very sad for us. >> the el capitan coffee shop is planning to donate. where to donate is still not
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san francisco's moya prepared to send assistance, even rescue teams to help dig among the rubble. but they are on stand-by. community leaders are hoping to hatch out a plan at the consulate's office this evening. >> they're willing to help. they're willing to jump right away. >> yeah, and that meeting is scheduled for 10:00 tonight at the con sul's office. the plan is to figure out what channel p people can use to send their donations. reporting live from . guns, bribes and the nypd.
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shya appear to fast-track gun permits. lick licktenstein applied for one that could over a year to review. this is linked to the ongoing joint investigation a accidental shooting shooting. last week a judge upheld the conviction. thompson has already recommended that he receive probation and six hours of house arrest. a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death during an argument. many. at some point the man was stabbed at least one and taken
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nypd is looking for a man in this surveillance video who released a barrage of bullets. he fired five shots and took off. nobody was struck by those bullets. police have opened an investigation into a 1975 closed murder. found gun bullet in his chest. anyone with information is asked to call police. coming up as news4 at 6:00 continues. some residents getting the boot and what they are promising them in return. dave price is here to tell us how long this glorious weather will last. >> well, i used the employee
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he was joined by other crime victims' advocates on the steps of city hall. he was saying they undermine our justice system and the rights of crime victims. they want him to force companies to unlock their right to law enforcement. if they encrypt, it will endanger the use of every apple
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a fire broke out in bayonne this morning. the flames appeared to be under control but they flared up again and went through the roof. two firefighters are being treated for injuries and the red cross is now helping those families. developers of the american dream project said it was pushing back its deadline to begin selling public bonds to finance the project. that will happen sometime this summer. once completed, it will include stores or entertainment venues. it is expected to open in the fall of 2017. why the mta is telling dozens of brook residents to move out of their homes for months on end. >> but first here's a look at what's on nbc tonight and chuck
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he say's we should punish women who have abortions. there has to be some form of punishment. that mexicans who come to america are rapists. they're rapists. and that we should ban muslims from coming here at all. total and complete shut down. donald trump say's we can solve americas problems by turning against each other. it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton.
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lester holt joins us from overseas with a look at nightly news. lester? >> we spent the night in baghdad with defense secretary ash carter as he made a big announcement bringing troops to iraq in the fig against isis. we're also covering the flooding disaster in houston, and we'll have the very latest on the recovery from the earthquake in eduador. it's a busy monday. we'll have it all from the middle east tonight on nightly news. >> lester, thank you. sibila? it is bad enough how long bushwhack residents have to wait for the m train sometimes, but now they're being forced to move out of their homes because of the m train. we're being joined live with details. >> reporter: folks don't know exactly when they have to leave or how long they'll be out. these tracks are in dire need of replacement, but here's the
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they snake and sneak right past this building here. you've got shops and businesses on the bottom, residents on top and across the street. the mta says they're too close for comfort. they'll have to pack up and leave. it's not the noise frustrating neighbors in bushwhack but a lack of answers. nearly two dozen businesses and residences will have to leave for at least a month. he manages the harvest cyclery. he just opened shop a year ago and worries this will put the brakes on business. >> if they have to build the railroad, they have to do it. >> reporter: the neighboring track comes within inches of the neighboring buildings. that's why the mta calls it a safety issue for the people who live here and for passengers on the trains. >> this must be done. and there is no cause you can put on top of public safety. we don't want one of those buildings with structural issues
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>> reporter: the team is rebuilding a bushwhack cut connecting the m train to the j and z. they have to figure out how to move everyone out of its path. >> we've hired a consultant to figure out what we want to do, if they want temporary housing or if they really do want to move on a permanent basis. >> reporter: but the mayor says they have to do better at keeping residents informed. >> hurricane mta should not be a surprise. weick've had more than a year. families should have known a year out to ensure that they were able to prepare for this. >> reporter: and let's be perfectly clear, the mta is not calling this eminent domain. they're hoping a consultant will work one on one with the people who work here and live here to find a temporary or even permanent solution. as for construction, the mta hopes to begin possibly in the summer of 2017.
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months to finish. i'm stefr an holt, news4 new york. >> you've got your first report under you belt now. >> thank you, chuck. today we learn more about the mta's plans to shut down part of the l train for more than a year. the topic was discussed at an mta committee meeting this afternoon. we now know those l train repairs will not begin until early 2019 and the work could potentially last for years. we do not yet know how long the tunnel linking brooklyn to manhattan can be shut down. good news for weekend subway commuters. they reported on weekend records and two trips will be added. admit it, it was hard to come into the building today? just a beautiful day out there, everyone, and it is just one of those things called a tease.
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well-above-average conditions with us all the time. we're going to sneak back down into the 70s and 60s, but for the time being, it's so nice to look at. best seat in the house up in chopper 4 right now. a little bit of haze, but that is a beautiful look at manhattan. mostly sunny skies at 75 greet us. let's go to the maps and see what's happeningment . a beautiful night ahead, a sprinkle to the north and east as we head into tonight and tomorrow. right now in the area, still holding onto the 80s as you head to sussex and morristown and bridgewater. as we head to the island cooler temperatures, it is the first 80-degree day we've seen this calendar year. it got up to 82 in central park just as a point of comparison. we should be at 62 for this time of year. 82 should be the average high for june 24th. you combine that with the fact we are particularly dry and we
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we'll get to that in a moment. in the meantime, look at the numbers. pretty uniform. well up above average throughout the tri-state area across long island, jersey. we have humidity numbers on the rise and quite comfortable across long island. these numbers are more in the neighborhood of what you would in find in places like arizona and nevada. we have a fire weather watch in effect through tomorrow evening about 8:00. any fire could be a dangerous fire. we'll advance the future wind gust map, and you can see by tomorrow afternoon in new jersey, in inland locations, we still have some strong gusts straight through the end of the day and that's what's creating the fire danger, along with warm temperatures once again tomorrow inland. storm tracker shows reducing some rain in the form of a sprinkle to the north and the east as a potential. i don't think in the city at all. this evening gorgeous, mostly clear and 63 by the time we hit
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tonight at 60 degrees, west wind at 50 miles an hour. i think you'll find temperatures bottoming out in the 50s to upper 40s neighborhood. tomorrow 70 in morristown. winds kick up sustained at 20 miles an hour. everyone is for getting the uv forecast. it's at 7 tomorrow. use the sunscreen, everyone. that is a reminder to you that it is potentially very dangerous for you to stay for prolonged periods of time soaking up that sun. tree pollen is going to be high as we head into tomorrow, too. could be annoying for allergy sufferers. here's your 7-day forecast. as we take a look, you can see we'll dip down just into the 60s as we head into wednesday, back in the 70s thursday, better chance of rain on friday. cool but pleasant with a late shower saturday night. not bad. >> not bad. >> i remember you were talking about monday last week saying,
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>> did i say that? the rangers gear up for their first home playoff game. is there a chance captain ryan mcdone -- mcdonough is on the ice tonight.
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american workers know how to fight back and rebuild an economy. so does she. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. a real plan to create new jobs and industries of the future. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i
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. the rangers and penguins are tied at a game apiece in their stanley cup playoff series. now they're seeing shifts in madison square garden for games 3 and 4. the rangers get a surprise visit this morning from captain ryan mcdonough who joined his teammates on the ice for practice. mcdonough missed the first three games of the regular season and has yet to play in the post-season because of a hand injury.
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still doubt ful for tomorrow night, but says stranger things have happened before. what did it mean to have the captain out there skating with you guys before? >> it was great seeing him there. he's taking strides in the right direction and he didn't want anyone else skating with us. >> it was huge. he's a guy we look up to and respect, and to have him back practicing is a huge deal. >> he's a big part of this team and a great player in this league, so it was nice to see him out there moving pucks around and doing his thing. >> you want all your best players to play, and he's for sure one of the leaders and one of the best players on the team, so it would be nice to have him back. >> meanwhile they're riding high in the victory over the panthers. his first playoff goal to give the isles a 2-1 playoff lead
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for the jets, the beginning of long season workouts. he wants a long-term contract. still no sign of qb ryan fitzpatrick. >> that's the business side where i think he's the right fit for what we do, and he's got the experience from the past and he had a successful season or aspects of the offense last year and hope to continue that. >> the giants side kicker josh brown. it was patriots in beantown and that means a red sox matinee. boston hosting toronto. the jays trail 1-0, but with bases loaded, rusty martin comes through with a 2-1 single with craig kindal making it a 4-1 ball team. representing the winning run,
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the jays salvage a four-dame ries 4-3. the met rz in philly tonight, and as jason lagron and wife stacy took his newborn home from he hospital today, he had been dealing with some medical complications. we are all very happy. thanks so much for joining us. we'll see you back here at 11:00 tonight. breaking news tonight. a deadly flood disaster, over 1,000 high-water rescues in houston, swallowed by historic floodwaters. people trapped in homes and cars. a race against time. a frantic search for survivors. a soaring death toll from a catastrophic earthquake in ecuador. an american confirmed among the dead. nbc news exclusive, the fight against isis. we're with the defense secretary in iraq when he told us about putting hundreds more american troops in harm's way.


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