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chris here from the csn studios. the caps are in the mood tonight looking to extend the first round lead to two games. the 1-0 lead in the series is possib possible by that guy. 19 saves and recorded his career playoff shutout. to yield the same results, caps have to make sure they stay out of the penty
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a clean game two. here is carol maloney. >> reporter: the capitals approach, game two, unchanged. same game plan, minus the number of minutes they plan on spending here, the penalty box. >> i don't like that. it kills the game. it's over. i like five on five. >> huge. good all year. second regular season. hopefully having a strong night. >> reporter: keeping their emotions in check will be key. four penalties in game one, too many. expecting a high, flying push tonight in philadelphia. >> hope it will die down and be a little bit more disciplined, that's for sure. you know, anything more than two, three penalties is way too much, especially in a playoff game. >> i don't anticipate the
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in any series to keep up. settle in a little bit. >> got to be this series. emotions are going to run. on both sides, make sure that you are either the one that doesn't get caught or the one that doesn't do it. you have to be a mixture to distinguish the two. >> reporter: discipline, the name of the game. that, and being sneaky enough to get away with it. from verizon center, carol maloney. >> thanks, carol. >> 1-0 in the second, the rangers come roaring back. behind the defense. four straight goals. tonight at 7:00 on csn for the caps. new maryland head coach is a defensive guy. he played on the defensive end in college with 15 years experience on that side
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football. today, he got a commitment from an instate recruit and offensive lineman, jordan mcnear. he got an offense. caleb struggled last season, is battling for the starting spot. laverne jacobs helping him out. tries to move up the depth part. jacobs 51 yards. great day for jacobs. 17 yards and two touchdowns. tye johnson didn't see much action last year, 250 yards on the ground. change in 2016. 64 yard touchdown here. looks like a play maker to me. should note, seven yards to carry the freshman. here is coach dirkman and what he learned from today's game. >> it's about giving the guys a chance to play for the crowd and having fun doing it. we had 14
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practices. they have done a great job. i wanted everyone to play. everyone to practice with us this spring played in today's game. it was important. we have guys that want to play in front of parents, family, friends, whatever. we came out healthy. guys were making good plays out there. it was good. >> up at west point playing in the annual star game. overtime tied. a crutch performance. third goal of the day completing the hat trick in style. navy wins, 11-10. baseball honored jackie robinson on friday. that continued their hot stop. taylor got things started. ignite a fire in the offense. 4-5 in the first inning. the reigning mvp, harper, teaching baseball 101. career home run 101. they win
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trying to help them win their seventh. coming off a big, 4-0 win hosting toronto. things go bad quickly. toronto attacking. stays on. crosses the ball. falls to the man they call the atomic end. this game, still in progress, 1-0 in the second half. erika, just another reminder, a big game tonight at the verizon center. the first round series, game is live on csn. back here tonight with a full recap as well as the full report with carol maloney. should be a great evening. >> yes, it should. chris, thanks so very much. one final check of the weather, amelia? >> beautiful tomorrow, temperatures low to mid-70s. >> that's perfect. "nightly news" is coming up next. se
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from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news." reporting tonight, jose diaz-balart. >> good evening. pope francis stepped into the heart of the refugee crisis in europe today. he brought a message of hope to thousands of hopeless migrants living in a detention camp on a greek island that has become a focal point
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humanitarian drama. then something else remarkable occurred. the pope brought three refugee families, all muslims who escaped from syria, back to rome with him aboard the papal plane. it made for an extraordinary day in the lives of the refugees and the man known as the people's pope. >> reporter: a short visit by pope francis to the front line of the migrant crisis that ended dramatically. 12 syrians from three families who had been bombed out of their homes flew back with him, all smiles, all muslims, six children. after the horror of war, this was the stuff of dreams. they came from the detention camp pope francis saw today. where he met some of the 3,500 migrants. they kissed his hand. a little girl
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like so many did. >> thank you, god. >> reporter: a christian from pakistan begging for his blessing and his help. children showed him drawings of the dangerous sea journey they survived. keep this one he told an aide. i want to put it on my desk. so many here have escaped war. but european leaders plan to send many back. he appealed to them to show courage and compassion. he says, it's student to show solidarity and to show how refugees are suffering. >> we are human beings. we are from the countries of war. >> reporter: they are still coming. frightened and frozen after being rescued from the sea today. they, too, face being sent straight back. the pope struggled with his emotions on the plane home, showingchildren's
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they seen a child drawn. it made you cry. but to the families he took with him, this was a day of joy. the start of a new life. greeted in rome tonight with roses and cheers. >> i'm very tired. >> reporter: tired overwhelmed by the miracle of a christian rescue. it was a very emotional day for pope francis. it really was, he said, a day to cry. and he defended taking those muslims back saying this wasn't a political act but a humanitarian one. besides, they had all the right documents. but it has sparked a fierce debate for pope francis. this wasn't just a personal mission. it was, he said, exactly what a moral leader should do. jose? >> bill neely in greece, thank you. the pope had a meeting with bernie sanders who took a
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presidential campaign to attend a vatican conference. >> reporter: bernie sanders took a few minutes to be a tourist at the vatican. after an experience most tourists can only dream of, a meeting with pope francis. >> it was a brief meeting. but to me it was a real honor and a joy. >> reporter: it happened at 6:00 this morning in the guest house where the pope lives and the democratic presidential candidate spent the night. there's no picture. were you looking for a papal endorsement here? >> god, no. god, no. that just came out. no, no. >> reporter: do you think this can help you with catholic voters? do you see this helping you with voters in new york? >> i am here because of my profound respect for the pope, the work that he has done. >> reporter: the invitation was to speak at a vatican conference on social justice. >> we must reject the foundation of this contempo e
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as immoral and unsustainable. >> reporter: issues that are sanders' passion. a day and a half off the campaign trail in new york. did you put the new york primary at risk? >> i don't think that's the way it works. we have been working very, very hard in new york. just the opportunity to come here to meet with the pope, it's something for my own life is extraordina extraordinarily important. >> reporter: the pope called it a common courtesy and said anyone who thinks it's a political act should see a psychiatrist. but it moved sanders. gone was the loud caustic candidate of the debates. he was diplomatic, conceding though they disagree on gay marriage and abortion, they can find common ground or economic justice and climate change. >> in th real world, what you do is you go forward with people on those issues that you can go forward on. people can disagree with each other and st
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admittedly unobservant jew thinks he has found a friend in the leader of the catholic church. for hillary clinton a different scene in california where she raises big money from donors who has lots of it. more from kristin welker. >> reporter: george clooney hosting a high-priced fund-raiser for hillary clinton in san francisco. more than $300,000 for each couple to sit with the candidate. >> it's an obscene amount of money. it's ridiculous we should have this kind of money. i agree completely. >> reporter: clooney telling chuck todd, it's money that is necessary to get democrats elected. while in rome, bernie sanders talked about social justice and meeting with the pope. delegate-rich california votes june 7, a must win for sanders. he is criticizing clinton's reliance on big donors by
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los angeles and san francisco this weekend. >> the average donation given to bernie sanders. >> $27. >> my college tuition. >> reporter: sanders races millions in small dollar donations online every month, enough to stay in the race to the end. all this setting the stage for a fierce fight in california. >> california has the largest trove of democratic delegates at stake. we really are finally in reality the big one. >> reporter: hillary rallying her supporters in los angeles. >> we're going to have a great campaign in california. >> reporter: her volunteers already out in force. >> we will knock on doors. we will get out the vote. >> i have never been more excited about a presidential candidate in my life. >> reporter: according to the latest polls, sanders is in striking distance in california. only trailing clinton by six points. but the next battleground is new
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[000:14:58;00] leading by double digits. she deployed her top surrogate today to help seal the deal. >> i want you to spend between now and tuesday telling people they need to show up, be counted, be heard. she was there for you. you need to be there for her. >> reporter: bill clinton holds his final rally here in upstate new york tonight. senator sanders just back from rome will attend a round table in brooklyn. secretary clinton will attend a fund-raiser at the home of clooney. the price to get in ranges from $66,000 to $100,000 per couple. >> thank you. see more of construction toddchuck todd's interview tomorrow morning. the weather is a concern for 16 million people in the central and mountain states from heavy snow to the threat of tornadoes in the mix. >> reporter: violent
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tornadoes. golf ball size hail. in the last 24 hours, winter and spring collided across parts of the country. >> we are just getting ready for warm weather. then here we go. >> reporter: in colorado, near blizzard conditions. more than two feet of snow fell in spots. officials warning residents to stay off the slick and dangerous roads. many were closed. at denver international airport, more than 800 flights were canceled, leaving many passengers stranded. hundreds of crews were out clearing runways. adding to the misery, after the these two tornadoes in oklahoma, there's the threat of more across the country's midsection this weekend. and in north texas, where torrential rain flooded roads, some parts of the already soaked region could get a month's worth of rain or more in the coming days. back in colorado, residents are bracing for more snow. >> welcome to denver. got to enjoy the change of seasons day by day.
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>> repte tomorrow. you can see here, some spots could get six to eight more inches. it's another power day of skiing up there in denver. it's april. the primary tornado season. some of the storms tonight in west texas could be tornadoes. there's a chance of more tornadoes sunday. for many of you in texas, it will be -- the weather pattern will be jammed up. storm after storm and the threat for flooding with totals topping six inches. back here, 15 inches of snow. it's adding up. march and april on average is the kn snowiest months in denver and in the foothills. it's not unusual to do this in mid april. i can imagine many folks would rather be doing anything but this on april 16. >> mike, thank you very much. in maryland last night, what began as a call for help ended with a deadly shooting of a veteran firefighter and the
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wounding of another. >> reporter: today, police continue their investigation outside this home. last night, police received a desperate plea from a 911 ca caller. >> he believed his relative was experiencing a medical emergency are. >> reporter: answering call these two men. after hearing no response, they tried to open the door. when suddenly, shots were fired. >> several rounds were fired from the house through the door. >> reporter: the man inside started shooting, hitting the relative who made the 911 call. striking the one four times and killing the other. >> the citizen's brother thought he was in medical duress. called for assistance. his brother did not realize the firefighters were there to assist him and reacted. >> reporter: the unnamed suspect is in custody. police facing more questions than answers.
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>> our detectives are interviewing. a number of crime scenes. >> reporter: the one man is recovering from surgery. he is expected to survive. the 911 call's injuries are not considered life-threatening. while online, an outpouring of condolences from fellow first responders. >> we're here supporting family as best as we can. to prepare to send our brother home. >> reporter: as colleagues show their support today at the firehouse for a wife and 2-year-old daughter left behind. morgan r morgan radford. the rare look inside the program that puts the burden ♪ with advil, you'll ask what backache? what sore wrist? what headache? what bad shoulder? advil makes pain a distant memory. nothing works faster stronger or longer than advil
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on car insurance, hhhhh it's what you do. ohhhhhh! do you have to do that right in my ear? look inside the nypd. since the 1990s, it has helped reduce crime in new york by over 75% with an innovative strategy call called comdata. we get more from jonathan deintz. >> reporter: it's 4:00 p.m. on a monday in the bronzx. new york city logged a homicide. detectives from the 40th precinct canvas the neighborhood for leads. this murder, two recent shootings targeting police
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officers, and a big jump bronx commanders under pressure. >> we're up 50% over a 28 day period. 23% in robbery and 400% in burglary. >> reporter: at headquarters, brass are demanding answers and solutions. up town, the inspector and his team -- >> we have a huge amount of increase in arrests. >> reporter: pour other cases. >> 53 total robbery compared to 25. >> reporter: solving this killing is priority. >> that's the guy you are looking at. >> reporter: three days later at 8:00 a.m., they stand before the chief and over 200 nypd leaders. >> carlos, you know why you are up there. a lot of things going on. crime is not heading in the right direction. >> reporter: it's a rigorous review process they call comstat. >> in a robbery front, what is the strategy? >> reporter: they agreed to let our cameras in.
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>> we are up in robberies, we are also up in arrests in those index crimes. >> reporter: they drill the commanders on case after case, detail after detail. >> i will not hold you to this, but it has to be close. how many volume stolen phone s phones? >> nine. >> how many have we put an alarm on the phones? >> i would have to get back to you on that. >> how are you doing with warrants? if you have a robbery issue, everybody up there at the podium needs to be tuned in. i'm not sure if i'm hearing that. >> reporter: the pressure in the room intense. >> what we have done is every monday we analyze just like always we analyze where the robberies are occurring, what time they're occurring and try to pinpoint the locations. >> looking at this pattern, to me, it looks like maybe we miss aed a couple here. >> this is go on too long. we need it fixed yesterday. >> we're not looking
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to throw curveballs. we're not emba embarrass people. >> reporter: crime was rampant in new york in the '90s. but in 1994, the new top cop and the deputy came up with comstat based on the broken windows approach to policing, which is to say focus on smaller crimes to help prevent bigger ones. >> in 1993, we had 1,946 murders. last year, we had 352 murders in total for the city. the beginning of what's been called the new york miracle began 22 years ago. >> reporter: since it started, new york has seen a 75% decrease in crime overall. >> this is a team effort. we're not looking for anyone to fail. we're looking for everyone to succeed. carlos will turn the four oh around. >> reporter: making it america's safest big city. up next, the
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secretary of defense ash carter. thank you for for the privilege of your time.
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