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breaking overnight. manuel noriega the ousted dictator with a history of double dealing with the united states is dead at 83. >> this morning a devastating car bomb in a popular baghdad ice cream shop takes over a dozen lives. isis claiming responsibility. >> president trump gets back to business sources tell nbc news the key adviser and son-in-law jared kushner asked to lie low. >> how the former number one golfer is defending himself. >> look at this hail. more severe weather headed to parts of the northeast. >> and the boss surprises little steven. "early today" starts now.
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i'm gigi stone woods. thanks for joining us. >> i'm frances rivera. lay low, that's the advice given to president trump's son-in-law jared kushner after days of reports are he engaged in previously undisclosed communications with a russian operatives attempting to create a back channel with russia during the transition. this morning "the new york times" times is out with a report federal and congressional investigators examining a discussion with a russian banker and close associate of vladamir putin. kushner's goal during the discussion, to establish a direct line to russian president vladamir putin himself according to u.s. officials who spoke to the times. and now republican senator john mccain is out and he has this stark warning for those who would doubt putin. >> i think he is the premier and most important threat more so than isis, i think isis can do terrible things. it's the russians who are tried to destroy the very fundamental of the democ a
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change the outcome of an american election. i view the russians as a far -- as the far greatest challenge that we have. >> president trump has said he has full confidence in kushner calling him a good guy. the new allegation hitting the white house comes as the president commemorated memorial day at arlington cemetery. honoring fallen soldiers and those who served. >> words cannot measure the depth of their devotion, the purity of their love, or the totality of their courage. >> while mr. trump honored the fallen here at home he was pointedly criticized abroad days after meeting with world leaders. on the 100th anniversary of his birth angela merkel used this john f. kennedy quote without mentioning his name. quote, those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. >> the chancellor was likely referring to the paris climate
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will make his final decision whether to withdraw this week. also expected trump's pick to lead the fbi weeks after he ousted then fbi director james comey. tiger woods is in trouble with the law. the golf legend was arrested in florida for allegedly driving under the influence. it was not immediately clear whether police believed he was affected by alcohol or drugs. >> reporter: it's not an image any one is used to seeing of tiger woods arrested and charged monday morning in south florida for driving under the influence. woods issued a statement apologizing and saying i want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. what happened was an unexpect read action to prescribed medications. the arrest follows woods' fourth back surgery that has sidelined him from golf. last week woods seemed to indicate the surgery was a success and said he had not felt this good in years
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i want to play professional golf again. for years trouble followed the former top golfer second on the all-time list with 14 major titles. most notably his 2009 suv accident outside his home in florida t divorce that followed and revelations he engaged inma. he apologized. >> i'm deeply sorry for my irresponsible and selfish behavior i engaged in. >> reporter: back then he took five months off and spent two months in therapy, the controversy cost woods millions in endorsements. now one of the greatest involgo. dan shan a man, nbc news. >> breaking overnight ousted dictator manuel noriega died. details on what killed the 83-year-old were not immediately known. he did suffer a brain hemorrhage in march that left
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critical condition for months after surgery to remove a benign brain tumor. noriega a former cia spy and convicted cocaine trafficker ruled panama from 1983 to 1989. he spied for the cia before the u.s. invaded and ousted him in 1989. toppling his regime and ending his drug career. he was sentenced to 40 years in prison by the u.s. in 1992. and was also convicted by france beforening extradited back to panama. authorities had granted him house arrest to undergo the brain operation. norry aia ged at 83. >> a bombing in central baghdad. a car bomb detonated killing at least 13 and wounding 24 more. the attack happened after midnight local time. the militant group isis is claiming responsibility. at home the u.s. military identified the
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demonstration over the hudson river sunday. 27-year-old remington peters of colorado was a member of the elite leap frogs team. authorities are investigating why thinks parachute failed to open. they described him as a selfless humble and quiet professional. to manchester, england authorities asking for public help in tracking down the movements of suspected bomber salman abedi in the days before the explosion. police released this photo of abedi seen carrying a blue suit case. they are asking any hoon who may have seen him from the 18th to the 22nd to call a hot line. the bbc obtained this footage reportedly of abedi at a store days before the bombing. so far 14 people are being held for questioning in the attack. hundreds g
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for a vigil marking one week since 22 people were killed. a moment of silence was held after 10:30 local time, the exact moment the bomb went off. slides at a water park in california remain closed as safety officials investigate a horrifying incident when a 10-year-old boy flew off the side of one of the slides. it happened minutes after the park's grand opening. miguel almaguer has more. >> reporter: plunging three stories down the 10-year-old rofkts over the side of the slide. incredibly the boy is able to walk away with minor injuries. >> i thought he was dead at first because he hit the ground pretty hard. you hear it. >> reporter: safety officials inspecting the slide at the wave, a new $43 million water park opened for just 90 minutes before the accident. >> hopefully they will take steps to put something in place
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>> reporter: with 85 million visiting water parks every year accidents are rare but happen. last summer 10-year-old caleb was killed in kansas city going down the world's tallest water slide which is yet to reopen. this month his family received a $20 million settlement. at water and amusement parks there are no federal regulations. 24 states have government inspectors, the rest depend on the private sector or have no regulations, at the wave they launched an investigation. >> safety first, everything that we do. we have been testing that slide for a matter of a couple weeks. >> reporter: on this unofficial start of summer new safety concerns at some of the most popular attractions. good samaritans in dallas may have saved a police officer's live trying to push his car back onto its tires after
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after a possible stolen truck hit the patrol car knocking it off the bridge and into a creek. they were still looking for the driver who ran from the scene after the crash. the rescued officer was hospitalized with critical injuries but is in stable condition. check out these hailstones. it fell during a weekend storm. the size of the hail reached up to 4 1/2 inches. bill is joining us. how unusual is this? >> it's rare to get that softball size or each baseball is rare so that was impressive stuff this weekend. if you are going to complain about the weather in the east it's going to stay that way for a couple days. yesterday not nice in the mid-atlantic to the northeast. the spin here south of thehoodsen bay, that storm is going to linger for the next week or two. today we do have a slight risk of severe storms if we get enough sunshine in this area from buffalo to syracuse, rochester, state college, isolated storm from washington, d.c.
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late afternoon, this is 6:00 a.m., we take and fire the storms up this afternoon between 3 and 6:00 p.m. that's a look at the weather story of the day. now a closer look at your day ahead. as you can see, very gloomy type forecast. new york 61, boston at 62. at least we'll get sunshine mixed in with the storms in the southeast. typical afternoon storms from florida through the south. it was an all-out brawl the giants nationals game in san francisco. washington's bryce harper at the plate, hit by a fast ball, he says all right, game on. i'm charging the mound. he throws the helmet, and then they are at it. baseball is a family affair here come the benches. they clear. and the wrestling and the shoving, the dancing, whatever you call it is on. >> that is wwf style. >> you know when they throw the bats and the helmets it's all done. >> the helmet first, then the pitcher isn't ready for the fight. >> bill, when it
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i could really make a difference in these people's lives. that would be my dream. a scuffle broke out between lawmakers on the floor of the texas house leading to threats of gun violence. it happened as hundreds disrupted the session over the state's law banning sanctuary cities. a representative admitted on facebook to threatening to shoot his colleague after that var rez said he would get him for calling i.c.e. agents. he responded calling him a liar and hateful man. leading the news, portland's mayor is calling on organizers of two alt-right free speech rallies to cancel the event after two men were stabbed to death in a biased attack. the accused is due in court today. he allegedly stabbed theen
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when they tried to stop him from harassing two teens who appeared to be muslim. the rallies could exacerbate the pain in the community and the group message is not welcome. they are coming to peddle a message of hatred and bigotry. hate speech is not protected. >> organizers say they have no intention of canceling. former fbi chief robert mueller is working ever since he was appointed special counsel investigating russia's involvement in the 2016 election and any links to the trump campaign. but he didmanage to find time to deliver the commencement address at taker academy in massachusetts. the theme could be telling as he out theed the virtues of public service before the packed crowd. >> service, integrity, patience, and humility, lessons i speak of are not only for you but for all of us, we must all find ways to contribute to something larger
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they might have been spooked by fireworks. the owner says they have done hundreds of parades and nothing like this happened before. so hopefully it won't happen again. >> listen to this. top spelling champions around the country preparing for the national spelling bee to help us avoid embarrassing e-mail and text typos google has pulled the most misspelled words across the country. the most common, beautiful, pneumonia, tomorrow, halleluja , maintenance, and chihuahua and so there are come common misspelled words. can you do bananas. >> can i say a bananas only because of gwen stefani. sing it along. that's the only reason. >> that was an easy one. you would be surprised though some of
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system. also coming up later on the "today" show jeff rossen reports on atm fees and how to protect yourself from skimmers that steal your information and your money. also, on the "today" show a brady bunch reunion live in studio 1a as four of the brady's kids share stories and remember th mom the late florence henderson when they get together and have memories of the show just you know when you grow up with each other on tv with everybody else to watch, you know, it's got to bond you in some sense. >> hard to keep me away from there. i grew up with them too. ahead race against time, a dramatic tress crescue off the f spain. [hissing] uh- i-
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right now on "news 4 today," your back to work weather and it includes some showers. what to know before you head out the door to start this shortened work week. and from holiday travel to your daily commute. after these beach backups, we are working for you to show you how your route to work is looking now. and baseball brawl. it is the talk of the town this morning and now we are hearing from bryce harper himself. what he's saying about this fight and the punishment he could face the next time he takes the field. "news 4 today" starts now. after what he did. i'm not saying it's okay. you know what i mean. >> the video.
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i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm eun yang. welcome back to your work week. hope you enjoyed the weekend and got to sleep in. >> into. >> not me either. reality. >> we're back. >> i'm going to help you get through the door of everything you need to know. >> i bet your money they weren't getting up at 2:30 in the morning. >> we were here yesterday morning. >> wtop zach taylor. let's start with these two knuckle heads. >> he means that lovely, lauren. >> of course he does. lauren, welcome to the morning show. we made it up to 85 degrees yesterday. >> after a cloudy and foggy start yesterday, we ended up with a buddy td beauty of a fin. four things to know about the forecast today, rain and thunderstorms becoming more likely. we have a chance for more thunderstorms as
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chances of rain. mid 60s around town. mid to upper 50s. rain drifted across the county. temperatures upper 70s and low 80s. future weather and help you time out those increasing rain chances as we get into the afternoon. now let's go over to jack taylor and see how his memorial day weekend was. >> wasn't bad. i was unfortunately here. back to normal. 66 westbound at centerville. literally we just saw it. heavy duty wrecker just showed up on scene. able to exit at 28. not a big problem. beltway is quiet and all of the work from the holiday was postponed. trying to avoid a very large
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traffic has eased up on the bay bridge. a live look here at traffic right now. no backups you can see. very different story last night though. >> that's right. take a look. we sped up the video to show you how traffic on the bay bridge stayed steady. same story on 95 in virginia. bumper to bumper most of the day. we caught up with several parents at a rest stop letting kids out of the car to stretch their legs. most people we spoke with had pretty good attitude about it all. traffic is another part of vacation. that's the way have you to approach it. >> 4:29. northwest d.c. neighborhood taking place in this. 20 shots fired in the trucks and circle area. the cameras captured the
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of two people afterwards. this happened in the same area where 8 people were shot early@morning. algernon jones was killed. they remembered his life with a vigil. >> i have to look at my daughter and see her fatherless every day so this is not going to be okay for a long time. >> now these people have not said whether they believe the two shootings are connected. there will be a crime walk on hanover place on north capitol street. they have asked the mayor to attend. new information on the beating and stabbing death of a man. two people will appear in court on murder and armed robbery charges. 20-year-old rubin ortiz and 19-year-old shawnee copp. they believe this


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