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oday i signed an executive order. we're going to keep families togeth b, but theder is going to be just as tough as it's been. >> but now the hard part begins reuniting kids with parents. plus nbc news exclusive reportinen the pnell gone will send military lawyers to prosecute immigration cases. >> once one of the highest ranking catholic clerics in the united states, tod removed over credible allegations of sexual abuse of a teenager four decades ago. >> caught on camera, a female jogger attacked in broad daylight fights back. now she's speaking out about her harrowing escape. >> the government has a new plan to ensure earth's staft from asteroids and other space objects. >> how much would you p for the world's most expensive car in "early today" starts right now.
>> good morning. m phillip mena. >> i'm frances rivera. we begin this morning with at country a boiling point, outrage over the separation of migrant families. this washe scene overnight as hundreds of demonstrators gathered at new york'sai laguara rport to protest the expected arrival of planes carrying children tak from their migrant parents. that is a stunning reversal from the president. the com wnder in chiefked back the administration's policy of separating migrant families after protests burst onto the streets and on screens nationwide. ultimately forcing his hand. he signed an o executiveer aimed at ensuring migrant children and their fraemz stay together while keeping the white house's zero tolerance policy intact. >> ivanka feels very strongly, my wife feels very strongly about it. i feel very strongly about it. i think anybody with heart would feel very strongly about it. we don't like to see families separated. at the same time, we don't want people coming into c ourntry illegally.
this takes care of the problem. >> this morningine are lea the devil is in the details. with the departmrvt of human es clarifying that new executive order, saying they intendo ntinue keeping those kids away from their families. more than 2300 children already ted from their parents will not be immediately reunited with their loved on. it's a clarification that came new york one captured this exclusive footage of young migrant girls being moved into and out of a facility in east harlem here in manhattan. it sparked a backlash from new york's elected officials. and then there is the headline exclusively reported by msnbc's rachel maddow. the department of justice is now enlistg active duty military lawyers sending them to at least six border cities torocute migrants. that as the administration looks to prosecute more and more iindividuals. s just the latest headline caption off what's been a relentless several days of nras co as the public and lawmakers stand steadfastly against the administration's controversial separation licy. and a handful of airlines
including american and united now tell the federal government not to use their carriers for the transport of those migrant children. and more and more governors are standing up agast the administration. nbc's jay gray has more. >> reporter: president trump. >> i will never sacrifice the safety and security of the american people. >> we love you. >> reporter: doubling down on the zero tolerance administration policy in minnesota. >> and by the way, today, i signed an executive order. we're going to keep families together, but the border is going to be it's been.ough as >> reporter: that order a dramatic shift after more than a month of families being separated at t border. more than 2300 children have been sent to shelters int least 17 states, including new york, michigan and california. through a complexetwork of multiple government agencies. and those familiar with the process say sorting it out,
bringing families back together will be incredibly difficult if no in some cases impossible. especially for parents who have already been denied entry to the .s. and returned to their homeland >> i think whee're going to see hundreds of cases where parents are -- childre are permanently separated from their parents, becoming wards of the united states. >> reporter: the president's execute order does not in any way address those families torn apart. but it does allow others like these families inside a south texas shelter to stay as they wait to hear their fate. jay gray, nbc news, hidalgo, texas. >> sever flash floods have ravaged parts of western pennsylvania. thunderstorms and showers were pouring down water faster than they could reseed. radar estimates some places got 2 to 3 inches in an hour.cr s had to pump water off flooded roads and several cars
were stranded. one woman said fast moving water washed away part of the foundation of her me. is morning more flood devastation across the country. in the gulf coast area. here's nbc's kerry sanders. >> reporter: more than a foot of rain triggering flash floods, submerging vast areas along interstate 2 from mcallen to mercedes, texas. >> we woke up it was aund 3:00 the morning and we saw outside that everything was flooded. everything. >> reporter: 85-year-old francisco ramirez a long-time resident said she's never seen it like this. >> just rain and rain and it can't keep oncoming. i'm scared. >> reporter: you're in goodno hands you're in good hands. you're rescued. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: overwhelmed first responders. >> we have other people to take out as well. >> reporter: getting a helping hand from volunteers. these good samaritans taking ricardo rangel who can't walk to high ground. in some cases the water so deep military tru bs had tok up
to find a different route out. juanita gomez asleeps the flood waters quietly began to rise. >> when i we up thisorning at 8:00, i step in the water. >> reporter: you stepped right of out of your bed into water? >> yeah. >> reporter: broken out glass when electric windows stopped working. roads giving out creating sink holes in mcallen. because a flootdike this is so wear, homeowners say they have no flood insurance. the sun drought and soil ed the impact of the flood. >> that was kerry sanders reporting. now to another sad turn in the sex abuse scandal that has cagued theholic church, this time involving one of the most pow american catholic church, cardinal theodore mccleric, former archbishop op of washington was the suspended by the vatican after sexual abuse of ami nor. nbc's ann thompson has the details. >> the world is in crisis.
>> reporter: cardinal theodore mckerik suspended after allegation he abused a teenager in new york 47 years ago was found to be credible and substantiated. archik would go on to lead diocese in new york and washington. cardinal dolan oversaw the rvestigation. do failings haveson to be worried? a i don't think so. we have absolutely no evidence that there was any other impropriety with a minor. >> reporter: however the new arch d east reveal there was more a decade ago. >> this question raises more estions than itanswers. how long has the catholic church known he was involved with sexualmisconduct. >> reporter: in a statement mckerik now retired maintained his innocee, saying heas absolutely no recollection of this reported abuse. but apologized for the pain his accuser hasone through. as archbishop op of washington mckerik counseled presidents and
popes and talked about the priest sex abuse scandal on "meet the press." >> do you believe there is a pecialce in hell for men who represent christ on earth and abu their flock? o there is certainly a special terrible judgmen someone who would abuse the trust that a ,priest must ha that a priest does have. >> reporter: a judgment now facing this prince of th church. ann thompson, nbc news, new york. >> it was day 7 of the world cup and it provided an historic moment for iranian women all ter the world. for the firste in almost 40 years they were finally allowed o watch and cheer on their national team. but a huge off sides call wiped out their only goal from the boardro and there the team could not get the ball back in the net. they fought hard in but they would go on to lose to spain 1-nil. moving on to saudi arabia and urugua top threat luis suarez knocking it past the keeper to put his team ahead. that would be the only goal in the game. they would hang on to win 1-nil
and theynddvance to the rou of 16. over to moscow now where portugal and superstar ronaldo took on morocco and cristiano ro nshl -- ronaldo doing what he does best. portugal wins 1-nil also. they eliminated morocco. >> all right. welcome to the first day of summer.le s see how we're looking weather wise with michelle grossman. how are we looking? a lot of hot spots. >> a lot of hot spots. it will feel like summer for many. soaking rantz across the ea, too. some dodging soaking rain. you can see parts of the ohio valley mississippi valley, into the mid-atlantic we're going to see some flash flooding in some spots, but those tropical downpours and the southern states soaring into the 90s. lookinack to the southwest some temperatures reaching 110 in some spots in arizona, also nevada. we're going to see temperatures feeling hotr than that. as we go throughout the day it will feel like summer. taking a look at temperatures across the countryhere, seeing
a lot of storms as i mention, 88 degrees in atlanta. 85 in washington. new york 85 and looking really nice in boston right around 76. parts of the southeast dtemperatures right aro 90 degrees. that's a look at the big weather story of the day. now here's a closer look at your day ahead. all right. err condition working overtime in the south. temperatures in the upper 90s, right near 100 degre in many spots. same stories we kind of shift to the southeast, we're looki at temperatures right around 97 in jacksonville with stormy weather. all right. so, yeahe're going to be dodging some rain drops. also texas still seeing rain. we'll talk more about that. >> sounds good, michelle. and speaking about bad weather, desp the bad weather, the press now has a three-year winning streak at the annual congressional women's softball game in washington, d.c. they are in black jerseys there. female democratic and republican law forces took on the d.c. press. this is all in the name of raising money for young breast s.ncer surviv the threat of that rain lingered
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others. they invited coaches, advocacy groups to attend. it is the first time any nfl team focused on lgbt inclusion. >> now a story about stunning personal courage. a woman was out for a jog. the struggle was caught on camera. poli s say thepect allegedly pulled the su fekt in front of the woman, got out, grabbed her, tried to push her into the car. police note this woman fought back andot a keyiece of evidence that eventually led to y m getting caught. nbc's blake mccolls us more. >> reporter: tonight a og massachusettsr attacked in broad daylight. now sharing her story asking us to conceal her identity. >> this is not how my story ends. i am not going to let this ppen. >> reporter: watch as a man stops his car in front of her, gets out and begins groping her, pulling her arms. an attempted abduction >> i knew of all the things, the most important thing was not to
that him to get me into vehicle. >> reporter: in that moment, this jogger became a fighter, kicking and screaming, fending off her attacker. she praises an elderly neighbor who rushed to help. >> what was he going to do? he probably didn't know what he was going to do. he was going to figure it t. >> reporter: as the attacker took off, she had the presence of mind to take a photo of h license plate. >> that good information right at the scene was instrumental. >> reporter: thet, susp 57-year-old gordon lions, a convicted rapist hiding behind a sheet during his hospital arraignment pleading not guilty to kidnapping and assault charges. >> it was one person that tried to hurt me, and there are so many people that day and subsequent days that have tried to help m>> this victim determined to be anything but. blake mccoy, nbc news. >> all right. did you happen to cch the
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renight. >> thedent finally signs an order to end family separation at the border but will this order bring any lasting resolution for the in g immigration debate. theroup responsib for last year's white supremacist really in charlottesville wants a repeat rally exactly one year later but not in charlottesville. now their sights are set for the white house. >> announcer: "news4 today" starts now. good nerning, ever thanks for joining us on this thursday. good morning, i'm eun yrnang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. a lot of you want to know there's another delay on the roadway, melissa mollet is keeping track of that for us. >> but first chuck bell, more rain. every time we think we're going to get an end, we g