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my e-mails are so boring. >> i know. >> i'm embarrassed about that. we already released 30,000 plus. what's a few more? >> so you're not flip-flopping? >> no. i'm not flip-flopping. >> each struggles to answer mounting questions on big issues. new detals surrounding the death of a deaf man during a traffic stop. a teenaged suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt in iraq. canada returns 1,500 american boaters to the u.s. that and much more.
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"early today" starts right now. >> good morning everyone. new this morning an immigration flip-flop. donald trump shifts his tone on his parking ligresidential camp promising to be firm. it is following his rumored openness for a path to legalization. trump pushed back on any indication he may be flip-flopping. >> i have very good relationships with a lot of people, a lot of hispanic people. we are talk about it. we are going to get rid of the bad ones. the bad ones are going to be out of here fast. we'll go through the process like they are now and we'll do it only through the system of laws. >> we are working with a lot of people in the hispanic community. >> so you're not flip-flopping? >> no. i'm not flip-flopping. we want to come up with a really
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fair by firm answer. it has to be firm but we want to come up with something fair. >> and he didn't budge on plans to build a border wall. >> we are going to build a wall, folks. we are going to build a wall. don't worry. we're going to build a wall. that wall will go up so fast your head will spin, and you'll say, you know, he meant it. you know what else i mean? mexico is going to pay for the wall. >> yet when press on a possible policy shift his campaign manager could not say whether trump would standby his proposed deportation force. >> as the weeks unfold he will lay out the specifics. >> will that plan include a deportation force, the kind that he just -- you just heard in that sound bite and he talked about during the republican primaries? >> to be determined. >> a major trump speech that was focused on immigration policy
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was postponed. the campaign said it was due to a last-minute scheduling conflict. hillary clinton and the clinton foundation under fire. newly released e-mails during her time as secretary of state show her engaging with foundation donors. at times they provided access to clinton and her inner circle. the fbi found nearly 15,000 new clinton e-mails set to be released in october. now trump is calling for a special prosecutor. >> the clintons made the state department into the same kind of pay for play operation as the arkansas government was. the amounts involved, the favors done and the significant number of times it was done require an expedited investigation by a special prosecutor immediately, immediately, immediately. >> he is also demanding the
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foundation be shut down all together. >> number one they should shut it down and number two they should give the money back to a lot of countries we shouldn't be taking and they shouldn't be taking money from. >> clinton's v.p. pick, tim kaine is defending her actions. >> was it for her to take those donations. >> when you say for her to -- >> for clinton's foundation. >> to do the work the foundation was doing, sure. >> former president bill clinton says he will be stepping down from the foundation if his wife wins the white house. they would not accept donations from individuals or groups outside the united states. clinton tells jimmy kimmel there's nothing to worry about. >> have you considered using facetime instead of e-mail. >> i think it's not a bad idea. it's a good idea. >> my e-mails are so boring.
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i'm em bar rasds about that. they are so boring. we already released 30,000 plus, what's a few more? >> clinton expected to unveil her tax cut proposal. and trump expected to hold a rally as his v.p. pick. judge aaron persky gave brock turner a what many consider a lenient sentence. while he took off what would have been his first sex crime crueling since the ruling. he has been involve until a recall campaign. over 1 million people sign add petition to remove him from the bench.
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incidentally the judge's decision to step aside dame same day hard liquor at all undergraduate parties blamed the campus streaking culture for his sexual assault. nbc now confirmed one of the most famous base jumpers has died. he was killed attempting a 5,000 foot jump in the french alps crashing into a tree in front of his teammates. the italian nor wee yan wwegian first to -- live with intention, walk to the edge, listen hard, practice wellness, play with abandon, choose to live with no regret. he was 31 years old. there is new backlash following the police involved fatal shooting of a deaf man in
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north carolina. they shot him almost immediately after getting out of his patrol car. some add that it appeared harris may have been trying to communicate in sign language. after a brief pursuit an encounter caused him to be shot. the trooper is on leave following an investigation as is standard procedure. those chilling cries are from the 14-year-old boy captured here, moments before he planned to blow himself up potentially killing scores of others. they believe he was trained and brainwashed by isis. > officers shake with fear as they a tempt to remove it from the
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boy's waist. more than a thousand americans unexpected invaded canada on sunday with inflatable rafts and intertubes. they were taking part in the annual river party and strong winds blew them off u.s. waters and into canada. many were rescued canadian officials were so afraid of getting caught they attempted to swim back to the u.s. the rescue mission took several hours and 19 bus loads to get everyone back across the border. new details on president oba obama -- but first gaston is building. >> it will head in in the days ahead. that's not the one we are worried about. our computer models are a little split. some of them take it towards florida and others remain an open tropical wave.
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the other story we are watching is the flooding in las vegas. the pictures were pretty epic. here is one of those amazingwe central california and 70 at san francisco. and how about this amazing image of the haboob in arizona. you can see the thunderstorm and dust underneath it. we'll be back in two. ♪ tomorrow, tomorrow... ♪ i love ya, tomorrow in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and
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state fair. these troopers with their own take on car pool karaoke. a record number of people unable to get into their homes as over 2 feet of contaminated water persists in many areas. president obama headed to the region today. joining us from washington is edward lawrence. how is the community bracing for the president's visit? >> some people in the community have hope. others have sharp words for the president. he did not cut his two week vacation short. president obama is going to go today. some criticized the move not to go earlier. donald trump capitalized on it. donald trump touring the damage of the area. he also talked to some folks who were effected by the flood waters there. louisiana governor admitted donald trump's was helpful
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because it brought national attention. the president went onto say it could have hampered relief efforts. some 60,000 homes have been damaged. 1,300 people died in the flood waters. they criticized for not going to baton rouge in july when police officers killed a black man standing in front of a convenience store. they criticized him for not going to baton rouge when they were ambushed and killed. >> thank you so much for those details. we now know full details of the alligator attack that killed a young boy back in june. a final report says lane graves died from drowning and a crushing bite. it is described as a predatory attack. the two-year-old's father reached into the alligator's mouth in an attempt to free his son's head.
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the family has previously said it will not sue the resort. a statement requested privacy saying quote we are focused ton well being of our family and that is our priority. death by bag pipe, that's what british doctors say killed a 61-year-old bag pipe player in what appears to be the first of its kind. the instrument's provided a breeding ground for fungus. it is a warning, don't forget to clean your instruments. and just ahead, ryan lochte pays the price for his olympic scandal. justin timberlake and his wife will be hosting a fundraiser for hillary clinton. the price of a ticket, more than $33,000. in a today exclusive matt
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landon is here with more on ryan lochte. >> he has been dropped by all of his major commercial sponsors in the wake of the incident in which he falsely claimed he and three teammates were robbed. speedo, air weave and ralph lauren are ending their relationship with lochte. two top u.s. lawmakers for the epipen device. they have gone from $100 to $500 this year. they asking how it determines prices and are urging the federal trade commission to investigate. the recent rally may not
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last. they say the increase in crude is fragile motivated in part by the weaker u.s. dollar and not actual fundamentals. oil is priced in dollars. it is holding in the rate of 45 to $50. back over to you. >> thanks so much. just ahead, which lord of the rings character doesn't do weddings? and thielemans dead at the age of 94. perhaps he is best known for his recording of the instrumental version of sunny days. you're watching "early today." y. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain or adempas® for pulmonary hypertension. your blood pressure could drop to an unsafe level. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection
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you had a concussion. rudy giuliani was on fox news yesterday and today saying you seem to be sick. you look tired, etcetera, etcetera. >> are you in good? >> you can take my pulse while i'm talking to you. >> can you open this jar of pickles? this has not been tampered with. this is -- oh, you did it.
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>> that was risky. >> he used the old pickle test. >> i have seen jars i can't open some times. imagine if he couldn't do it. >> here is another story. best known for lord of the rings. he turned down a massive payday. he was offered $1.5 million to officiate a wedding in 2013. >> that's all he had to do? >> the themed affair cost over $10 million though. it involved 364 guests getting custom costumes made. mckellen, he doesn't do weddings. >> who will say no to 1 37$1.5? . here is a story for all of
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you frequent players. how about this, the nod pod. it keeps you head from bobbing. she wrapped a scarf around her seat. her goal was $20,000. how much do you think she raised? >> probably double that. >> $200,000. >> it doesn't look like -- maybe it is comfortable but it does not look natural. >> it is about the comfort. >> it looks like somebody will get strangled? >> how many times have you bo bobbled. >> it is very entertaining. >> not for the person sleeping. actor shelly long from cheers is 67 today and i dream of jeanie star turns 85. ven. but entresto is a medicine
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conditions will be dry. normal beautiful weather at 79 degrees. all of the trouble spots will be in the middle of the country. >> thanks so much for that. here for all of my fellow moms out there, you'll want to hear this. a new survey found while more u.s. moms are breast-feeding more than two-thirds are not doing it for long enough. they recommend babies get nothing but breast milk until the age of six months and continue do so for at least a year. it will help fend off infectious diseases and reduce mom's risk of breast cancer and return to
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their prepregnancy weight faster. check out our story on nbc ne news.c rossi crashes into the path of kimbel. it was right on top of an innocent bystander. crews responded quickly and luckily no one was seriously hurt. that in itself is amazing. jimmy carter makes a very stunning admission on his bout with cancer. >> a year ago i didn't think i was going to live but two or three weeks. i was putting on kind of a false optimistic face. i wasn't nearly as certain as i might have indicate today news media. >> the former 92-year-old president said despite his fear he feels pretty certain about
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his cure. doctors are still keeping an eye on him. and kfc is now try to go ke -- trying to keep you from getting extra crispy. this is a bold marketing to promote extra crispy fried chicken. after launching the peculiar product they gave away 3,000 bottles for free selling out within a day. even though it may sound delicious they stress that the product is not edible. >> i think give you a bunch and have people test the product out. >> you would have to open up a kfc near by. everybody would -- >> everyone would walk past you. i'm not sure i want to smell like a crispy fried chicken sitting on the beach. i'm dara brown. thanks for watching "early today." hope you have a great tuesday. we'll see you back here tomorrow. here
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they take a hard line against drinking on campus, especially taking aim at parties thrown by fraternities and sororities. plus, in jail. a former south bay deputy returning to the jail that he worked at, but this time behind bars. charged with beating an inmate while an duty. and a presidential visit to the disaster zone. president obama heads to flood stricken louisiana today. the trip coming amidst intense criticism of the president. "today in the bay" starts right now. very good now tuesday morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. rob again joining us in for kari this morning at this time yesterday we were talking about the possibility


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