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and her presence certainly lives on. grab a two the desperate search for missing, entire towns virtually submerged. a new duty. report says moderator john, the
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good news and the bad news, for homebuyers and sellers. dozens of ukrainian pows killed, amid friendly fire over russian war crimes. backlash in bedminster as 9/11 families last former president trump for hosting the saudi backed live golf tour. doing all he can to personally benefit from the blood money soaked tournament. will slip breaks his silence on the spot. from cnbc, the facts. the truth. the news is next. good evening everyone, welcome, catastrophic flooding hammering eastern kentucky. for the second night in a row, now. the death toll has more than doubled since yesterday, at least 19 people dead. six of them children. according to local officials, four of those children are from
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the same family. they report that floodwaters swept them away from their parents group last night. according to the newspaper, the parents survived. after clinging to a tree for eight hours. governor andy beshear's warning he expects the death toll to keep rising, possibly for weeks. he spoke after flying over the damage today, with the national guard. >> i have seen a lot, i've certainly done 3+ flights and/or tours over flooded areas. this is by far the worst. >> the governor said rescue crews are still using boats and helicopters, to say people who are trapped in some areas. the water is still rising. extreme weather hitting more than just kentucky, in st. louis last night torrential downpour's again just two days after historic flooding hit the area.
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water taking over streets yet again, the storm forcing cruise to rescue people trapped in buildings. in las vegas thunderstorms cause flooding on the strip. rainwater ripping through a parking garage, last night. streets still flooded today. water also pouring in the casinos, this at caesar's palace on the strip, water coming through the lights. and western wildfires elle ragin, the oak fire in mariposa, california, growing slightly overnight. fire officials say it is now 45 contained. michelle grossman, now, michelle, will eastern kentucky get a break from the storm tonight? >> good evening, we are looking at a little break tonight and tomorrow, but unfortunately the rain returns on sunday. i will show you the set up, we are seeing a little bit of rain tonight but not the heavy stuff
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we saw just a day ago. we have nine inches in kentucky yesterday, that was in 12 hours. you see the darker colors appear , or brighter colors, the yellows, reds, oranges, those are really heavy downpours. mainly south of kentucky there will be portions of arkansas, also mississippi, into alabama as well. also the carolinas on the mid atlantic. if you move in a little closer we are getting a small break in kentucky, a couple bubbles of heavy rain falling, then we get that break tomorrow before we see the rain returning on sunday. here is the set up. frontal boundary, the what that brought the rain to st. louis, moving very, very slowly, nearly stationary and moving to the north. right now further to the south, so tomorrow we will see from texas to the carolinas really high rainfall, a really wet sponge. when you get this, you squeeze out that sponge and that is where we are seeing that really heavy rain.
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look at what happens on sunday, that front moves further to the north, then we are impacted in kentucky once again. eastern kentucky. this is what we are concerned about, we are so saturated that all those devastating images, any raindrops will add to renewing of the flooding. here is a rainfall forecast, extensive, heavy rains from the carolinas the mid-atlantic, to portions of the central plains. that includes kentucky, west virginia, also includes western virginia and portions of tennessee. that will last through sunday. so it's not just tonight or tomorrow, it is also sunday where we look at that really heavy rain. also flashlight risk, this is through sunday, from the carolinas all the way to portions of missouri, once again. st. louis, you are in the path of that. also huntsville. right now we are tracking extreme heat still in the pacific northwest.
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this is for the wicked, 13 million people impacted from seattle to portland, down to pico. we are looking at temperatures climbing into the 90s, all triple digits tomorrow, we are looking at 101 in portland, 109 in medford, 105 in bed tomorrow. and one of three in torrance. another really hot day, temperatures climbing because so many have air-conditioning, it makes it that much worse. on sunday 100 degrees, right at the century mark on sunday. notice by tuesday much, much cooler. we are looking at relief headed the way by monday and also tuesday. scott, back to you. >> thank you very much for that report, and the rain keeps coming through the south and southeast. best is cracking the deadly fighting in kentucky tonight. >> a lot of people unaccounted for tonight, we will do our best to find them all. >> reporter: cadaver dogs search for bodies, the local sheriff and his own family among the dead.
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>> the first confirmed victim, my grandfather sister. the first notification that i made was to my mother. >> reporter: now howard was 82. how do you deal with that? >> i sat down in my hallway last night about 12:30 and cried for an our. >> reporter: hours away in beaverdam, shelby wilson was in agony for news on her dad. >> i don't know if he is out there suffering somewhere. needing help. >> reporter: dennis stacy is 72, and one count was missing. >> i just think they should find him or his body would be located, unfortunately. it is the not knowing, and the fact that he is missing, it's just excruciating. >> reporter: kentucky's governor, with the head of fema today toward the devastation from above. >> hundreds of homes, the ballfield, the park, businesses. under more water than i think any of us have ever seen. in that area.
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absolutely impassable. and numerous. >> reporter: president biden declaring the area a disaster zone, bowing federal aid. the residents fear it won't come fast enough. >> never in my life, have i seen anything like this. >> reporter: they hid in their second-floor home as the first love letter, that video of their neighborhood thursday, that fast-forward, the garage is filled with mud and their family photos are drying out. one of many picking up the pieces in the community forever changed. 300 rescues have been reported so far, first responders are overwhelmed with missing persons reports. now volunteers are showing up with their own boats, and drones, to help rescue the stranded and recover the dead. tyler? >> maggie vespa reporting for us tonight. another world when week for the us economy ending with more bad inflation numbers.
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the expenditure price index rose 64%, the biggest jump since 1982. uses that as it may measure inflation, the white house says the u.s. is not in a recession yet, but some consumers already acting like we are. doing what they have two, even if it means picking up side hassles in order to make mincemeat. but some believe could be on the horizon, here is nbc's emilie ikeda. >> reporter: a twice a week ritual, selling plasma. >> originally, it has become a recess study. >> reporter: two thirds of americans are going through savings because of skyhigh prices. >> we should be having a nice savings, but everything is going up, and -- >> reporter:
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workers wages have increased but not at the same pace of historic levels of inflation. you numbers today show prices would pay up 6-point a project year after year, and the biggest spike since 1982. what is the bottom line for this week? >> buckle up, and get ready. >> reporter: small businesses have witnessed recession sides for months. >> you see it every day in receipts, and we need to figure out how to make changes. >> reporter: meanwhile, markets was for the week, the dow up nearly 1000 points. oil giants exxon and chevron reported second-quarter profits, and record high gas prices. consumers now finding some relief in falling gas prices, down $.76 per gallon from the peak and job security. nationwide, the unemployment rate is at near 50 year lows. and in marion county, iowa, it is practically nonexistent.
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>> do you feel like your address can be out of work if you move into a recession? >> at the moment, no. just because there is a high demand. and we have so many orders already in. >> reporter: americans in a dizzying economy, the demand really for high, prices even higher. for the news, i am emily. >> just moments ago the house narrowly passing a ban on assault style weapons, the final vote 217 to 213, five democrats voted against the bill. but two republicans voted for it. the bill is likely doomed in the senate, where it is not expected to get the required 60 votes. to beat a filibuster. it looks like secret service agents aren't the only ones whose text messages are missing from january 6. the washington post reports text messages from poor president transformer security agent is
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also missing during the key. leading up to the riot. the post reports the department of homeland security notified the inspector general back in february, that the text were lost. because wills and christian ellis phone calls were reset when they left their jobs. according to the post, the inspector general did not investigated any further or try to recover the messages. and he failed to alert congress about the destruction. of potential evidence. death and destruction in eastern ukraine, dozens of pows killed in the bombing. ukraine and russia blaming each other. for the carnage. as brittney griner and paul well and mainly prison, possible diplomatic break as the secretary of state talks with russian counterpart about a possible prisoner swap had huber hangs out the help ncnted sign with a whole new
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russia and ukraine are accusing each other a bombing in prison and killing dozens of ukrainian prisoners of war. russia claims that ukrainian forces up the prison in eastern ukraine. with long-range u.s. supplied rockets. and killed more than 50 of their own men. who were in russian custody. but ukraine's military said that is a flat out lie. they accuse russia of showing its own prison. on purpose. to hide the torture and executions of ukrainian prisoners. and, then, trying to frame ukraine or the war crime. a gruesome war enters its sixth month, sky news correspondent alex roth he is on the front line, in eastern ukraine, where people have been living without power or water and camping next to bomb shelters. >> reporter: the ukrainian military front line positions
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are near, the conflict could go on for years. as he guides us, he was there could be incoming fire. the line of soldier stretches over here, both sides are heavily dug in. ukraine says western long-range artillery is slowly giving them -- one of the front line positions north of here, and you get it right here, the kind of territory that they are fighting across.
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that is a river, they're using it as a natural defense barrier. but here, they're very, very close to their russian enemies. the russians are just the other side, now. about 700 meters away. it is hard to know whether ukraine is capable of victory, or is just losing slowly. they are making gains, slowly. and you only have to visit the cities in the firing line, to see that. things are slowly being crushed. nearly everyday shells and rockets are landing here. traumatizing the local population. he says he wants ukraine to win, but more than that, he wants peace and stability.
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even if it means conceding territory. this is what is left of the local school. smashed in an airstrike. there are reminders of what life was one slight care, but now, there is only the sound of violence. as russia's assault gets closer. alex roth he, sky news, eastern ukraine. >> america's top diplomat pushing the kremlin to accept a prisoner swap deal for brittney griner and paul whelan. the secretary of state antony blinken, says he spoke to russia's foreign minister, sergey lavrov for the first time today. since the invasion began. and pressed him to take the
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deal. nbc news has learned that the u.s. is offering viktor bout, a notorious russian arms trafficker, known as the merchant of death. in exchange for the wnba star and retire marie. >> i urged mr. lavrov to move forward with the response, and i can't give you the answer, whether this will be more or less likely, but it's important that he heard it directly from me. >> sources tell nbc news that president biden and his national security team decided to offer boots after months of discussions despite objections of the justice department. he has been accused of selling weapons to al qaeda, and helping fuel body bloodied conflict. he is serving a 20 year prison sentence for conspiring to kill americans while he tried to sell missiles, exposes, thousands of assault rifles and millions of rounds of ammo to a
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terrorist group in columbia. new tonight, nbc says now that earlier this month, russia responded to the offer and they wanted to include another prisoner, in addition to viktor bout. he is serving life in germany, for assassinating a man in berlin for the national security council spokesman said the u.s. did not consider that a serious counteroffer. house speaker nancy pelosi leading a delegation to asia this weekend, as source telling nbc news that the itinerary includes japan. south korea, malaysia, and singapore. all u.s. allies. it is unclear, right now, whether the trip will include a stop in taiwan. earlier reports of a possible stop in that country led to a stern warning from beijing. promising it would carry out forceful responses if she sets foot on the island. in a phone call yesterday, between president biden and chinese president xi jinping, the two discussed tensions over
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taiwan. the democratic nation is a tension point between the two leaders. the u.s. supplies it with military weapons and aid, but china views it as its territory. a spokesman for speaker pelosi decided not to comment about the trip, citing security concerns. new yorkers have seen just about everything, and, now, adult to the list. why scientists say the marine mammals are visiting new york city's waters in droves. city's waters in droves. these folks don't tourists and have time to go to the post office
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marine mammals are heading to the big city, whales and dolphins spotted in the water off of new york and massachusetts. according to officials, the whale and dolphin conservation group, they are looking for food and experts say water cleanup efforts have made it
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easier for marine animals to find a suitable snack. and that is bringing them closer to the coast. you're new york, cnbc's valerie castro got an up close look. >> reporter: 1:00. a humpback whale heating in the water near new york city, is more common than you might think. >> the fact that he is right here and i don't have to go to massachusetts to go whale watching, is even better. >> reporter: american princess cruises run daily tours from brooklyn in search of dolphins and whales. >> today is the day to find these beautiful creatures. >> reporter: wildlife xers say it is easier to spot them because they're returning to waters here. >> sometimes we get these massive groups, 200+ animals. and just phenomenal pods. dolphins as far as the eye can see. >> reporter: scientist with the wildlife conservation society deployed underwater listening devices to learn more, and
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picked up these whistles, clicks, and buses. a sign that the animals in this case, bottlenose dolphins, are feeding in droves. >> we are detecting them in areas people never thought they would see dolphins. right off here, of one of the greatest cities on the planet. >> reporter: legislation and industry changes have reinvigorated the ecosystem. just last year these dolphins made their way up the east river, swimming there this week city skyline. tom paladino said the large schools of fish guarantee a daily sighting. >> from 1945 to 2000, we have seen, we would say, 2000 a year. it has gotten to the point this year, and lasher, almost 95 sightings. it is getting better. >> reporter: flipping the tail for some lunch, all signs that
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nature can slowly be restored. >> these changes can happen through time, if we give wildlife and the habitats that depend on them a chance. >> reporter: even though you might have a the chance to see these animals in the wild, experts warned that they are federally protected and getting to close is illegal. whale and dolphin watching tours like the one we went on earlier this week are working in conjunction with noah to follow federal guidelines and make sure the animals are enjoyed from afar. >> they are sure beautiful, valerie, thanks so much. we may have seen him win best actor, that was overshadowed when he slapped chris roth. now chris said will smith is making amends in a video. how do youol
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new york city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world according to tourism economics. people spend nearly $40 billion there in 2019, before covid. that dropped significantly during the height of the pandemic, and left many wondering would out-of-towners ever return? as they report, they are back. but it will cost them. >> reporter: this marks the return to the big city. in new york city, it is here for it. >> i think new york is a
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beautiful place. >> reporter: new york city is expecting over 50 million visitors this year. which is 85 of 2019 levels. that is driving prices up. currently one of the most expensive cities to check into a hotel. averaging nearly $600 a night. up 20 project. tony kaplan is at higher prices are here to stay. as long as they can deliver on the service. >> one of the world's great cities, and is raising, just over the last year i think demand for new york is as resilient as any city in the planet. >> reporter: construction of new properties, and addition of new properties, including marriott's brand-new ritz- carlton. there are 60 project's in the pipeline. >> new york city has always been on a lot of developers minds,
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there are 14,000 buildings in construction, the highest pipeline for any city in any country. >> reporter: the shortage of labor is slowing down the number of hotel openings, the ritz-carlton in new york, program four years ago. now they are facing higher interest rates. experts say could reduce how much americans are willing to spend on travel. for the news, christina modi. soaring oil prices boosting two oil giants bottom lines, that is what is stopping cnbc on the money. exxon and chevron reporting record profits, exxon had gained a massive $17.9 billion, more than three times what it earned a year ago. chevron nearly 12 million in profits, also tripling for last year. oil and gas driving this. today at the pump nationwide
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average price for a gallon of gas was $4.25, down now for 45 straight days. but still, course, elevated. up at dollar nine. you were out for new features to attract drivers, now uber drivers will be seeing how much they will earn, and where they were going, before the accepted trip. uber also announced a debit card that allows cashback, at select gas stations. and supply chain pain, about to play a trick on kid this halloween. hershey warrants a candy shortage could be on the way this fall. the candy maker says raw ingredients are scarce, hershey blaming this on supply chain issues, related to covid and the war in ukraine. at wall street, the dow up 16 points or thereabouts, to finish the week.
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the s&p up 58, nasdaq up 228, almost 2 . all three indexes up for consecutive weeks, that hasn't happened in four months. i am tyler mathisen and for shepard smith, it is half past our, and here is what is making the news. up dating , how the biden administration is increasing protection this fall. as covid cases continue to rise. the live golf tournament tees off, the protest is greeted by players, and the former president, but first, what is ahead for the housing market. mortgage rates taking it up after the federal reserve increased its benchmark interest rate on wednesday. the average rate only 30 year fixed mortgage, type most people take, fell to about five point one project, according to mortgage news daily. the housing market overall, showing some signs of a cooldown. homebuilders say the demand much lower now, after rate
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hikes. and in response, they say they are pulling back on development because they are afraid they won't be able to sell. here is the problem. the u.s. is already facing a housing shortage and if builders stop making new developments now, the current shortage will only get worse. down the line. so one solution, a controversial one, a government program that subsidizes homebuilding. when demand slows down. lily lyu is with us, lily, thanks for being with us. do things like supply and demand never lined up in the housing market, that is what makes a market, but how do we get ourselves out of the cycle where the two coming to a greater balance? >> reporter: yeah, thanks for having me, demand for homes is low enough that builders are going with a situation where they have to stop building homes.
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a slowdown is happening in the market. you are right, -- in terms of demand and supply, how do we actually solve this? eventually stabilize things in the housing market? i know we will get there, one of the policies that are out there is really looking at government funding. for companies to build in the downturn in, and take all of the rest. how do governments support building through developing construction during the downturn. >> who would get subsidized? developers, builders, or are you talking about the public actually building houses, we went through that, in the 60s and 70s, and it didn't generally answer for itself. >> i honestly think it is a picture of both. it will have to be both public housing, that has created in the public sector, -- for
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builders to keep building during a downturn. it doesn't make sense to incentivize private companies, and have a shortage, otherwise a few years from now we will find ourselves in a bad position with the housing market. >> i can think of a lot of people who would say here we go again, we bailed out the banks, the airlines, now we are talking about feeling out builders? to keep dumping out supply? there is a lot of criticism of that, i would guess. >> absolutely, a record high number of construction with the amount of construction presenter getting approved, and similarly, should government look at actually providing financial assistance programs to continue a steady pace of construction and building to keep in line with demand. while
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controversial, i think they need to look at stable housing solutions for americans across the country. >> lily lyu, thank you for your perspective tonight, we appreciate it. some companies and architects are turning away from materials like concrete and in favor of good old- fashioned wood. something you mainly see with houses. but now it is showing up in skyscrapers like this one. in sweden. this cultural center, 20 stories high, one of the tallest wooden buildings in the world. one company here in the u.s. is trying to one up that, here is nbc's chief environmental affairs correspondent. >> reporter: rising on the milwaukee skyline is a revolution in construction. >> is built out of wood instead of a traditional concrete. >> reporter: it is called mass
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timber, pieces of wood, primarily spruce and pine are glued together to create beams, columns, and decking that now make up these buildings. the milwaukee apartment building here. just how high can these buildings go? this one is 284 feet. 25 stories high. and when it is finished it will be the tallest building of its kind in the world. here, 50 of the people say -- >> people feel better, they perform better. >> better for people and the environment, says michael greene. among mass timber is originally designed in spokane, washington, and is working on a timber project for google. >> it is the only thing, and concrete have built the skylines, the of every city on earth but they also have a really high carbon footprint.
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building these wood buildings basically allows us to capture carbon in the building, reducing the buildings carbon editions. >> reporter: even if it is imported from austria, like the wood for these. >> building a fence with mass timber is the equivalent of taking 2400 cars off the road for a year. >> reporter: a 2020 one study found mass timber structures could reduce the buildings carbon emissions 22 to 50%, compared to concrete. some would say -- >> of primary and older -- will simply be substituting one type of high carbon building material for another. >> sustainably sourced. >> reporter: mass timber adds economic benefit, too. it is a symbol like legos. it requires less labor and, yes, meets fire codes. >> very robust, allows them to
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be built and we have to build them to be every bit as fire resistant as any concrete building or building to reach the building code. >> reporter: with less impact on the planet. >> it is not the end of the game, the beginning of the game. >> reporter: one beam at a time. for the news, megan thompson. the u.s. is preparing to roll out updated covid boosters of fall, the biden administration official tells nbc news that new vaccines are specifically designed to protect against macron subvariant like the highly contagious ba4 and ba5 strains. the now for nearly all of covid cases nationwide. that is according to data from the cbc. the white house announced it reach a deal with modernity to buy 66 to buy 66 million on top of the 100 million shots already secured from pfizer. the u.s. regulator still needs the officials to sign off on
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the new business, but in a statement, javier becerra wrote, we must stay vigilant in our fight against covid-19. and continue to expand america's access to the best vaccines and treatments. as we look to the fall and winter, we are doing just that. injuring americans have the tools they need to stay safe, and help keep our nation moving forward. a new one in tonight about the growing, spain reports europe's first known monkeypox. san francisco's mayor just declared a local public health emergency, she says the move will give officials more resources to slow the spread. in new york the state health commissioner now describing the disease as an imminent threat. for weeks, many americans have struggled to find a monkeypox vaccine, critics accuse the
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biden administration of moving too slowly with the shots, but the white house just announced plans to shift roughly 800,000 doses, starting today. so far the united states has reported nearly 5000 monkeypox cases. worldwide, officials have confirmed more than 21,000 infections, across 78 countries. cops in michigan are investigating a serial article arsonist. five suspicious fires have been set around the same area in detroit. the most recent having yesterday, a firefighter got trapped in the building around him collapsing, and reporting now from our affiliate, embassy local 4 in detroit, they are having their reporter, grant turns. >> reporter: recovering in sinai grace hospital after being trapped under feet of rubble. >> there are two trapped
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firefighters, one is out, we have one still in a whole, we are working. >> reporter: working a vacant house fire when the structure collapsed thursday afternoon. the team able to clear most of the debris but one of them was trapped. two hours of painstaking work, moving more than two feet of debris and got him out alive, and expecting him to make a full recovery. it is no isolated incident. >> reporter: how many fires have been around here the last week? >> five. >> reporter: departments show three fires on hollywood closer to here, one on brentwood which is one street over and one further down on seven mile. they're going door-to-door for hours, asking neighbors for any help they can get for the investigation into a presumed serial arsonist. all the properties were abandoned. >> that house was not a slaughterhouse. some of golf's biggest
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stars teeing off at the trump national golf club in new jersey, but protesters casting a shadow over the tournament. why some are now accusing the former president of accepting blood money.
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processors demonstrated in new jersey today as the live golf tournament gets underway, there. survivors and family members of 9/11 victims blasting former president donald trump for hosting the saudi backed golf tour. the tournament is happening at the former president bedminster golf course, just 50 miles from where the twin towers fell. protesters are accusing him and the golfers on the tour, of accepting so-called blood money. from a government they say is connected to the terrorist attack. live is paying pro coffers big to ditch the pga tour, one
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signing a $200 million contract with the lake, and many other signing on among others. here is perry russell, with the backlash they are now facing. >> if we can't get a golfer to look us in the eye and tell us they're doing it for the money and they don't give a patient about the atrocities from saudi arabia, they are cowards. >> reporter: they had every chance to get out of the tires on 9/11, standing in one of the towers eagles and said his dad saw police and firefighters having issues communicating with each other. so bruce went up to the 17th floor to get radios. the building collapsed. and his body was never found. >> icds golfers, dodge questions. put their head in the sand, not want to confront us, not want to address our issues. they are just golf is for the greater good or this is for my health and no, my dad went to work providing for his family and got blown away.
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>> reporter: 15 of the 9/11 hijackers were from saudi arabia, eagles and plays the saudi's for the attack and accusation once shared by president trump. trump changing his message yesterday. >> nobody has gone to the bottom of 9/11, unfortunately, and they should have. >> reporter: the saudi government has denied any involvement in the attacks. >> our thoughts go out to everyone who lost a loved one in a terrible tragedy. >> reporter: sports watching taking big money to help the saudi government clean up an image tarnished by accusations of human rights violation. >> i am the king of the kingdom, and i have seen change. >> reporter: last night the former president at a live golf party alongside his family. as 9/11 families demand to be heard. >> that is the worst feeling, to not even get through to a former president. >> reporter: phil mickelson is
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one of the big ones from the pj, and he was being offered money, and someone from the gallery yelled do it for the saudi royal family. then he hit the ball, into the beach. tyler? >> perry, thank you very much, perry russell. that is 10-year-old maja zamora, the report she is the last patient, from the shooting in uvalde, texas. she left the hospital today. university health releasing this video, of her final walk down the halls. zamora passed out roses to her doctors and nurses on the way out. then she posed for some , and waived her medical team goodbye. hospital officials wrote in the tweet today, that she is a hero and they can't wait to see all she accomplishes. in the future. and neither can we. the principle of robb
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elementary school back on the job, two days after the in superintendent put on administrative leave. that is according to a letter her lawyer provided from superintendent of the schools. a cam after mandy gutierrez disputed findings from a legislated committee that looked into the massacre in uvalde. they found that principle gutierrez knew about security issues in the school, before a gunman opened fire. killing 19 students and two teachers. the state panel said the principal new the doorlock didn't work properly, on the classroom, where the shooting happened. principle gutierrez said the lock did work, because the custodian locks them every night. they needed to forcefully close the door to lock it, because it is an aged building. washington mayor mayor muriel bowser asking for the national guard help as busloads of migrants keep showing up at the nation's capital. these likeness have been common outside of union station since
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the spring, when texas governor greg abbott first sent a bus of migrants to be seen ndc. they said texas shouldn't have to bear the burden. arizona governor greg ducey follow suit a month later, since that they have sent one for buses to the capital. mere bows are calling it now a growing humanitarian crisis, she says the government needs to intervene. >> the number of people crossing the border seeking asylum, we expect to only go up. and we need to make sure that there is a national response. not ad hoc city by city, state by state. >> near bowser sent these letters to the secretary of defense on the white house requesting the national guard, earlier this month. according to reports, the have yet to respond. will smith breaks his silence about the big slap. called out today in a tree, he
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talked about his wife's involvement. they grew up
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will smith apologizes to chris rock three months after the infamous oscar slap. in a prerecorded video he posted on instagram, smith said he reached out to rock directly but the comedian wasn't ready to talk. >> chris, i apologize to you. my behavior was unacceptable. and i am here, whenever you are ready to talk. >> reporter: chris also heard that he apologized to his mother, and younger brother. >> i spent the last three months replaying and understanding nuances and the complexities of what happened.
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in that moment. i can say to all of you, there is no part of me that thinks that was the right way to behave. >> smith slapped rock at the oscars after rock made a joke about his wife, jada pinkett smith's, hair loss. in the video smith said jada had nothing to do with his choice to slap the comedian. smith ended today's video with a message to his fans, and said it hurts me psychologically and emotionally, to know i didn't live up to people's image and impression of me. i am trying to be remorseful without being ashamed of myself. i'm human. >> later in the night smith one the role for her his role as
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king richard, here polish to the academy but not to chris rucker the day after the ceremony he posted this apology to instagram, he publicly apologize to roxanne he was out of line and embarrassed. almost a week later, smith resigned from the academy, he has been banned from attending the oscars for 10 years. nbc news has reached out to rock, and -- for a group of women in minnesota it was double dutch, now even though they have jobs and families and a lot more responsibilities, it still is. local reporting now from care 11 on their reporter, here. >> reporter: work hard and get ahead, is the american way. but it is at a city park in brooklyn park, after the work day, where playing double dutch and double take.
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>> go grandma, go grandma. >> back is jackie coates. >> a career in administrative assistance. >> i am a small business owner, i have an emerging beauty brand. >> i am administrative assistant. >> i own a company. >> reporter: all of the working professional women, over 50, who ended their days once a week, like the little girls they once were. >> when i was younger, back in milwaukee, we lived in the projects and that was a pastime. we double dutch to, morning, noon, and evening. >> reporter: don't expect worktime, unless the contest is worked out. >> this is a better workout for me. then being in a gym. on a treadmill. it's boring.
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>> i have to take a long bath tonight, with bath salts. >> you jump double dutch was on, you instantly develop a different kind of relationship with them. but we really didn't even know -- >> reporter: sisters. relatives. their families. three-year-old eberly coleman is among the shoppers who happened upon the double dutch here. >> i am thinking about it, i am thinking about it. >> there you go. >> all right. >> myles peterson learned at least one thing today. >> way higher than i can. >> i saw them, back there. and i grew up jumping. >> reporter: from her chicago childhood. today jessica turner is picking up where she left off. >> memories, lots of memories. >> i got to meet new ladies, too.
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>> reporter: jessica, the school secretary, now planning to join the group, too. working women whose childhood is still reminding them to play. >> i never get tired of jumping double dutch. i can do this all night. as long as my legs hold up. and they usually do. >> reporter: for the news, i am boyd cooper. >> something i will never be able to do, that looks like so much fun, what a great workout. lotto fever, 1 billion degrees and getting hotter, the grand prize more than one $.2 billion, now the third-largest jackpot ever, your chances terrible, and you know that. there is one guaranteed winner, uncle sam says they choose the lump sum payout, that would be $747 million. federal tax on the, 24%, and if you are a high income earner, you would have to tack on
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