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sebastien! it's wednesday, april 27th. coming up on "early today," a clean sweep for the donald while hillary's wins spells the beginning of the end for bernie sanders. they set their sights on one another. tornado. 24 americans are in the path of large hail, high wind and more severe weather today. meet the boss who just made hid 2,000 very wealthy and any
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who will inherit his music and beyond and new study on how dogs really feel about hugs and start getting excited for the coming summer olympic games. we are 100 days away from rio. "early today" starts right now. i'm betty nguyen. the donald goes 5 for 5 while hillary clinton hits 4 out of 5. trump swept last night's contests by huge margins and got a whopping 46 64 of the vote in rhode island. he edges closer to securing the nomination. >> i consider myself presumptive nominee, absolutely. look. senator cruz and governor kasich should really get out of the race. they have no path to the nomination.
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as far as i'm concerned, it's over. these two guys cannot win. >> this afternoon, in washington, trump will deliver his first policy speech, things the donald has avoided with a professional written speech. last night, trump also took a shot at hillary clinton, specifically about her gender. >> i think the only card she has is the woman's card. she's got nothing else going. and, frankly, if hillary clinton were a man, i don't think she would get 5% of the vote. the only thing she's got going is the woman's card and the beautiful thing is women don't like her, okay? >> well, the latest nbc news/"wall street journal" shows trump unfavorability rating among women at nearly 70%. a hypothetical head-to-head matchup against clinton, 33% of women would support trump while 56% say they would back clinton.
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states on tuesday taking delaware, pennsylvania, connecticut, m.d. bernie sanders pulled out a victory in rhode island but clinton won more delegation and only 242 away from reaching the magic number for the nomination. she is on track to win the nomination even if she loses all of the remaining primary states. >> with your help, we are going to come back to philadelphia for the democratic national convention. with the most votes and the most pledged delegates. let's go forward. let's win the nomination and in july, let's return as a unified party. >> after the results came in, the sanders campaign issued a statement containing no reference to a path forward to the nomination.
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stay in the race. political analysts and best selling author ellis henikin is here to break this all down. according to donald trump, a huge night. is the race his now? >> yes. i would go even one step further than presumptive, his word. i would say all but certain. he got it. >> we have to talk about the whole pact with cruz and kasich and cruz focused on indiana. here is what is oed, dd, okay? he won't say a must win but in indiana 66,000 votes have been cast already in the primary. >> that's right. >> is that a big miscalculation by the cruz campaign to not know that? >> it's nonsense cal. how does kasich go to a moderate voter in indiana, one of his supporters saying you should all of a sudden vote for cruz. it's an impossible argument to make.
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>> is there any argument to make right now? does it matter at this point? >> it's done, betty, it's done. the guy won. listen. there is mathematics and political reality and we are in the world of political reality here. >> we are back to reality now, folks. the polls do show that donald trump has a bit of a problem with female voters. we talked about that. yet, last night, ed that if hillary were a man, she would only get 5% of the vote and women do not like her. are those words really going to back-fire on him? >> yes. i'm glad you put the figures up on the screen. yes. reality he has a huge, your word again, huge, problem with women. >> it's huge! >> no, seriously. it's always a mistake. we have learned this year to underestimate donald's potential as a political candidate but i got to tell you. you look at any of those facts, any of the polling, any of the focus groups, very hard to see
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with large numbers. >> we are hearing that hillary clinton's campaign is fund-raising off of those comments this morning. is she going to make a ton of money off of that? >> yes. if it means a fair pay and decent working conditions. >> you can write that press release now, right? >> it's a natural. >> she spent a lot of her victory speech laying out, you know, the path to unite the party. are the bernie sanders voters, are they going to get behind her? >> they are not there yet. listen. it has been a rough couple of months, right? it wasn't as vicious as the republican side but i mean a lot of tough things being said. over the weeks to come and maybe months to come, a lot of repairing. you notice hillary keeps remembering how gracious she was with barack obama. she would like a little gracious graciousness now, i think. >> thank you, ellis. new details on the gruesome ohio massacre as investigators continue in their hunt for
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a coroner's report reveal the victims showed signs of a struggle before they were killed. the pike county medical examiner's office says the eight victims of the rhoden family were shot and one shot nine times and two had five bullet wounds and only one victim was shot once and some had bruising indicating they fought back against their kill or er or killers. more than 24 million people are at risk for severe weather today. residents in wichita, kansas, saw scattered lightning and hail and heavy rain. military planes at nearby mcconnell air force base were evacuated for caution. at kansas city's airport, hail came down and rain came down in sheets near st. louis causing flooding. more than 25,000 customers lost power in that region. to oklahoma, a powerful storm uprooted trees and tore the roofs off of homes.
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steady stream of lightning and an apparent tornado that knocked over an 18-wheeler. let's get straight to meteorologist bill karins with a look at all that is going on. >> a mess but we avoided a strong tornado. that was great news. yesterday, we still had the severe weather outbreak but only five reports of tornadoes. most of those were weak. look at the yellow dots and the blue dots on here. 263 reports of large hail and 155 reports of wind damage and wind gusts. the storm is still potent this morning. thunderstorms have weakened a little bit and watch boxes are trimmed here. the worst of it down in texas where the strongest storms are existing. these will try to roll through on san antonio and toward houston throughout the early morning hours. eventual into areas of louisiana. as far as tornado threat goes, that is really, really small at this point. let's get it to today. this line that we just watched will slowly dissipate and then regenerate a new line of storms.
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risk of severe weather goes from missouri and southern iowa back down along the mississippi river to houston and almost into the new orleans area. 24 million people are at risk of severe storms and we will see about half an hour to hour as these storms go through your area. large hail and damaging wind and isolated tornadoes. that's great. other areas could get maybe small storms right around washington, d.c. that is your national weather. now here is a closer look at your day ahead. for today, those storms are rolling through east texas this morning and push into louisiana, mississippi. then new line of storms should regenerate over arkansas and missouri throughout the afternoon. a cold side to this storm too. casper, yesterday, over 6 inches of snow. hopefully, once again today we get the hail and the wind but not the tornadoes. >> let's keep those out of the system. thank you. find out what one boss just did to make 2,000 of his employees very wealthy. a new study that every dog owner needs to hear. that's next.
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welcome back, everybody. the wrangling over prince's state was launched tuesday. his only living sibling said the pop singer left no will. emergency paper work was filed asking her to be the executor of prince's state. minnesota law treats siblings and half-siblings the same. the back seat of a car, a woman's child got hold of a gun and the single bullet was fired into the driver's seat and enough to end her life. the tragic incident comes one month after a similar occurrence in florida. a woman there was wounded by her
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heightened alert for a potential terror attack. after their intelligence uncovered an isis plan to target the capital of stockholm. according to officials seven or eight iraqi citizens all former al qaeda members were involved in the plan and they arrived in sweden in 2015. the cuddling hugs you give your precious pooches may not be all they are cracked up top. in fact, researchers analyze hundreds of people of pictures of people hugging their dogs and say the hugs are stressing out your pets. 80% of stocks showed signs of stress through their flattened heads. you have to settle to a belly scratch to show them you love them. now we know. a generous moves by a boss to his imples employees. the founders of iobochi gave his employees. some could be worth hundreds of
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his employees if the company goes public or is sold. more than 46 billion was erased as the stocks dropped 8%. the company reported its first year over year sales dropped since 2013 03 but tim cook feels good. all eyes on the federal reserve. the final two hours on wall street should get very interesting. so watch out for that. just ahead, as the summer olympics in rio creep closer, we will have a look at preparations for the games by those in brazil and team usa. stick around. nd. sir, this alien life form is growing at an alarming rate. growing fast, you say? we can't contain it any long... oh! you know, that reminds me of how geico's been the fastest-growing auto insurer for over 10 years straight. over ten years? mhm, geico's the company your friends
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this morning, on "today," matt lauer's exclusive interview with most decorated olympian of all time. michael phelps is overcoming obstacles on the road to rio. 100 days until the 2016 summer olympics. can you believe it? the torch has been lit and on its way to brazil. today many of team usa athletes will gather in times square to celebrate the 100-day countdown. nbc's jay gray takes a look at the preparations. >> reporter: the olympics park is known to a flame, a fire burning for the first time ever
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>> it's going to be a real body and amazing atmosphere. >> reporter: but the host city for that party, rio, just 100 days left, is still dealing with some unwanted guests. >> the point is making sure that we win the battle against the mosquito. >> reporter: there continue to be concerns about the rapid spread of the zika virus with dozens of athletes it will go members of the u.s. women's soccer team voicing their fears. >> i don't think the soccer tournament should be so close to the rain forest where there are more mosquitoes. >> reporter: water is a problem. reports of raw sewage and garbage and teams having to deal with dead fish and ash during a training run. they are trying to reduce the pollution by 80% before the games. >> we have to make sure they are competing in safe waters during games time in swimming and rowing and sailing. >> reporter: other issues include security.
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cities always deal with major concerns, leading up to the games. and the country of carnival insists it will be ready to welcome the world to rio. jay gray, nbc news, new york. just ahead, stars galore. at times, 100 most influential people gala. he is back. find out what cartoon donald trump has to say now. you're watching "early today." ." the sun'll come out tomorrow... for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine rr rr that helps make more tomorrows possible. tomorrow, tomorrow... i love ya, tomorrow pp pp in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. pp pp can cause harm or death an unborn baby. rrrr don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren.
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now to entertainment news. just over a week before marvel's highly anticipated "captain america's civil war" hits theaters and projected to bring in upwards 90 million dollars opening weekend alone. these predictions are lower the first two avenger movies but still to be in the top five of opening weekends of all time. civil war debuts may 6th. kelly relationshipa returned to the set of "kelly and michael" yesterday and the first time after being told that michael strahan is leaving to gma full-time. she addressed the headlines and what she felt was the heart of the issue. >> our long national nightmare is over. i'm fairly certain that there are trained professional snipers with tranquilizer darts in case
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starting a much greater conversation about communication and consideration, and, most importantly, respect in the workplace. >> well, on the heels of that, abc announced strahan will actually leave "live" on may 13th rather than at the end of the summer as originally planned. amc theaters will expand screenings of 1984 prince's movie "purple rain." the film was brought to the screen last weekend to celebrate the icon's life. after running successfully at 87 amc theaters, they are expanding to half of its locations. the stars turned out for the "time" 100 gala last night in new york. it celebrities "time's most 100 influential people and in attendance was melissa mccarthy and even presidential candidate donald trump.
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could not escape questions about his tone. >> nobody told me that i'm poor presidential presidential. i think we should keep it the way it is. at least for a while. on the late show, cartoon donald trump explained to host stephen colbert what he meant by "for a while." >> thank you for coming back, mr. cartoon trump. >> oh, h i'm kicking it [ bleep ] i'm taking over the republican party, knocking it down and putting up some condos! woo! >> okay. listen. this brash, shoot from the hip style, your supporters love it, but is it all just an act? >> well, common, stephen, are you serious? of course, it's an act. a bit of razzle dazzle with the peasants and the cheap seats. where are my manners? would you care for some cheese. >> cartoon trump is going to be around for a while.
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leading the news in los angeles. chyna's brain is donated to cte research. that is a history of athletes with concussions or head injury. she was asked to join a cte related lawsuit for the wwe before her death but decided against it. she was found dead in her home
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on nbc's wgrz in buffalo, a family in throw welcomes the first baby in a hundred years. they knew a lot of boys in their group but wasn't until they did some research there had not been a girl in the family for four generations. little ariel was born april 12th. the baby is just fine, the family says they could not be happier. can you imagine? she is going to get so spoiled being the only girl! the white house went into lockdown yesterday after a man jumped a fence near the grounds. that man cut his hand during the incident, leading to an emt response. officials say he was fleeing from a robbery and likely did not know he was entering the white house complex. when this 12-year-old rodriguez showed up to run a 5k she thought she was late so she just joined it and started running. little did she know she joined the half mayor a honor group. after releasing her mistake, she
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>> all right. >> this police officer came on a motorcycle and ed, your family is looking for you. i said, i know, but i'm going to keep going. >> that is one determined girl. good for her! >> she went three miles to start off but went 13. two unlucky pups in a prickly situation! my goodness! they apparently approached the wrong critter in albuquerque and got a faceful of porcupine coils. now the coils are removed and animal welfare is looking for their owner. if no one comes forward, both will go up for adoption. >> you know it can happen but never seen it before. >> it looked so painful! now here is a look ahead. former house speaker dennis hastert is due to be sentenced in federal court in chicago. he pleaded guilty to lying to investigates about alleged hush money he paid to victims of
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wrestling coach and teacher. prosecutors are expected to recommend six month in prison but the judge could go higher. happy birthday to sheena easton who turns 57 and freely is 65 and indicate pierson turns 68. i'm betty nguyen. thanks for watching "early today." we hope you have a wonderful
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right now commuter alert. where trains are bypassing this morning and what crews are saying about a possible threat to passengers after a platform collapse. and on do hillary clinton's wins mean for bernie sanders future? and donald trump sweeps, but he's dealing with backlash now over his latest comments about women. and a man's spat with neighbors over his plane reaches a new high. how police say a crossbow is involved. "today in new york" starts now. all right. good morning. wednesday morning, april 27th, i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. >> let's check in with chris cimino. i have my jacket out this morning. it's cold. >> big change. it was chilly all day yesterday in the city. it was in the 70s across portions of new jersey, it's cool down there.

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