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today president biden embarks on his most important foreign policy trip yet. soon coming face to face with vladimir putin we'll tell you what's at stake. the coronavirus variant delta calling for a new warning. a new senate report on capital security failures leading to the january 6th riots revealing what went on behind the scenes. >> our vicky nguyen on how you can opt out of sharing wi-fi
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with your neighbors. >> the texas teen testing treacherous terrain that's totally twisted, including my tongue, "early today" starts right now. >> good to be with you i'm frances rivera. >> i'm phillip mena. president biden is about to make his first big appearance on the world stage as leader of the free world he leaves on an eight day trip that will take him to three countries. he has several major summits lined up including the very high stakes meeting with russian leader vladimir putin. joining us from london is nbc's chapman bell good morning mr. biden is headed your way what can we expect from the president's first over seas trip >> well, phillip, as you said, a real packed week-long schedule beginning with the president and dr. jill biden arriving at the royal air force base in the u.k. where they'll meet with u.s. air force personnel there. u.s. troops near and dear to their hearts before traveling to cornwall in northwest england,
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the site of the g7 summit. they'll meet with british prime minister boris johnson to reaffirm the special relationship between the u.s. and u.k. then begins the g7, covid recovery, global health care, trade, taxes, climate change he then will meet with the queen at windsor castle. this will be the 12th sitting u.s. president the queen has met with he then travels on to belgium where nato meetings begin including an expected private meeting with president erdogan he travels from there to geneva where that high stakes meeting with president vladimir putin is set to take place. topics could include ukraine, hacking, cyber attacks as well as arms and nuclear agreements a lot to happen over the next week for the president's first overseas trip. >> all things at the forefront of our concern over on this side
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chapman, thank you. here at home president biden's domestic agenda is in jeopardy last night the president broke off negotiations both sides locked in a stalemate. nbc's tracie potts joins us. these talks have been on for weeks with not much to show for it. >> reporter: frances, nothing to show at this point a five-minute phone call and it was over between president biden and republican senator shelly moore capito who was heading up these negotiations for their party. both sides saying the other side is sticking to issues that they cannot deal with or cannot support. this now moves back to the senate for lawmakers to try to work out part of the issue was capito says the president wouldn't back off tax increases. >> the last offer that i got from the president had four tax increases in it. we were in it to win it for the american people. we've missed a real opportunity
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here for at least 20 republicans to join with the other democrats to pass the most robust infrastructure package that we could have. >> it may well be that part of the bill that will pass will be bipartisan and part will be through reconciliation but we're not going to sacrifice the bigness and boldness in this bill we will pursue two paths and at some point they will join. >> the white house saying the latest republican offer from this group did not, in the president's view, meet the essential needs of the country saying they would not come up to the trillion dollar mark where he thinks the spending level for infrastructure for his jobs plan needs to be. this puts everything back to the senate where democrats say they're taking two approaches. as you heard senator schumer say there looking at the reconciliation process to do this on their own without republican votes and still hoping a bipartisan group will come up with a compromise.
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frances? >> matter of who's going to budge and by how much. tracie, thank you. more than 800 suspects around the world are behind bars after being arrested to a global organized crime ring officials say the massive international sting which involved 16 countries including the u.s. tracked the alleged criminals using an encrypted app called anom developed by the fbi and australian law enforcement nbc's erin mclaughlin has more. >> reporter: a global crackdown on organized crime 800 criminals in 16 countries under arrest more than 30 tons of drug and more than $50 million were the currency seized. the operation made possible with encrypted software developed and controlled by the fbi with the help of the australian federal police. >> in reality the criminals were not under the radar, they were
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on it. the fbi made 12,000 available on the black market saying they were secure cryptic devices. they sent carbon copies of their messages to law enforcement. criminals used the platform to communicate about everything from trafficking drugs and weapons, even contract killing. >> we were able to actually see photographs of hundreds of tons of cocaine that were concealed in shipments of fruit. >> law enforcement's message to criminals around the world, be warned you could fall into the next trap aaron mclaughlin, nbc news damaging new report revealing the warning signs that led up to the violent assault on the capitol. the bipartisan findings show that capitol police intelligence knew trump supporters for weeks knew this was going to happen but failed to report. >> reporter: this report is the
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product of dozens of interviews and weeks of work. democrats say it should not be the last word on what happened on january 6th a damning new senate report blames widespread failures and an ill prepared police force for the january 6th attack despite online calls for violence neither the dhs nor fbi issued a threat assessment the capitol police's intel unit was aware of threat violence but failed to report them. they failed to defend the complex without riot gear. a lieutenant repeatedly asked over the radio, does anybody have a plan? the sargeant just returned to active duty after recovering from injuries sustained that day. >> the crowd, they wouldn't listen to anything the police were saying at all they continued to say we are here because president trump sent us here. >> reporter: mr. trump's role in
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the attack was not examined in the report reigniting the debate over a bipartisan commission to investigate further. >> the joint report has strengthened the argument for an independent commission. >> today's report is one of the many reasons i'm confident in the ability of the existing investigations to uncover all actionable facts. >> reporter: this morning capitol police say the known intelligence on january 6th did not point to a large scale attack and dhs says they're still reviewing what's in the report the head of the colonial pipeline will testify before the house homeland committee after telling senators just how easy it was for hackers to breach their defenses nbc's pete williams has more. >> reporter: in his first public comment about the attack, colonial ceo says the company learned it was hit just before 5 a.m. may 7th and shut down the pipeline within 15 minutes the next day he decided to pay the hackers in russia the $4.4 million they demanded.
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>> it was the hardest decision i've made in my 39 years in the energy industry and i know how critical our pipeline is to the country and i put the interests of the country first. >> reporter: the hackers got in through a simple password sign in program that allowed employees 20 work remotely, one that did not require two factor authentication. >> this brings a whole new meaning to the phrase you're only as strong as your weakest link. >> reporter: the ceo says paying the ransom was the best way to get the pipeline flowing. >> it was the right decision to make and i'd do it again under the same circumstances. >> it took five days to get the pipeline going but the run on gas stations lasted longer pete williams, nbc news, washington. there is a run to get people vaccinated the delta variant has become the dominant variant in the u.k. and dr. anthony fauci is concerned
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about it spreading fast here >> we cannot let that happen in the united states, which is such a powerful argument. to get vaccinated particularly if you had your first dose, make sure you get that second dose. >> the nih found two doses of the pfizer vaccine were 88% effective while one dose was 33% effective. unexpected greeting for the french president lands two in custody. a man reached over a barrier and slapped emmanuel macron in the face after he shook hands with onlookers while visiting southern france. two security members tackled the man while another rushed macron away the motive for the attack is still unclear. more wicked heat is in the forecast but nbc meteorologist janessa webb is with us. good morning >> hi, good morning. one more day, i promise, if you're in the northeast.
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mid-atlantic you'll be pretty spicy, even the deep south we are nearing the summer months but temperatures are already feeling like it. 88 degrees for new york city the problem is the humidity. it is really in the 70s range and that is warm heat that continues to bubble up across the area 90 degrees for richmond. when you factor in the humidity we're in the upper 90s the storms will continue to flow across the northern mississippi valley into the ohio valley. already seeing them. today it will be intermittent storms from new york city to d.c. as we have s broken for th plains to the upper midwest. lower 90s.
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>> oh. oh, my god. >> reporter: this car crashed after a cicada flew through the window into the driver's face in cincinnati but the currency kade da epicenter is around d.c. and like a lot of things in this town, it's divisive. >> i think they're gross. >> reporter: you can find them on sidewalks, on earrings, even on the menu. this chef has been planning dishes like cicada scampi for well over a year. >> for me it's more exciting than creepy or scary for me it's like, oh, my god, it's going to be my next meal. >> reporter: cicadas edible and audible. they'll be gone soon the next generation hatching in 2038 for now you could say they're all the buzz hallie jackson, nbc news, washington >> you know it's a big deal when our senior washington correspondent is on that story >> when it's obstructing radar views from meteorologists as well. >> incredible. straight ahead on "early
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texas teenager got caught in a flash flood and captured it on camera reed mccullough was out delivering yard signs. he lost control of the car after only three or four seconds of getting into the water. janessa is tracking temperatures around the nation with the highs and lows and everything in between. janessa, what have we got? >> yeah, we continue to be on this up and down pattern pacific northwest. cooler temperatures and all of that cooler air is finally going to make its way across the country into the northeast by thursday afternoon it will still have some slight warmth in the mid 80s, but you'll start to feel it going into the weekend friday, 71 saturday, 77 for new york city still in the lower 80s to mid 70s in those spots >> janessa, thank you. w > next here, in their debt
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neutrogena® this pride month one gay couple is paying it forward. they are using their expertise in paying down debt to help other lgbtq people overcome their own major money challenges cnbc's personal finance correspondent sharon ep perfect son has their story. >> reporter: david and john had their first money talk a year and a half after dating. >> we were living the fabulously broke life. >> reporter: the couple also had this in common. >> between the two of us we had $51,000 in credit card debt. >> reporter: was it comforting to know you were both in the same boat or was it alarming
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>> both of us came from times and places when it wasn't okay to be gay. we got into adulthood having the sort of inferiority complex feeling like we weren't worthy, weren't worth enough so we wanted to make up for that with our spending. >> self-confidence, financial issues, it's an optical for most people and particularly for people who are not necessarily feeling accepted. >> reporter: lgbtq americans can have lower income or lack access to benefits. the covid-19 crisis has hit some particularly hard. a 2020 survey by prudential found lgbtq americans were 9% more likely to have their household income drop by half in the pandemic than the straight population many can't depend on their families for help. >> for many lgbtq folks, they don't have their parents in that aspect of their life they're not getting support when
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it comes to paying for college they don't have parents there when they buy their first home or helping them buy their first car. >> reporter: david and john paid off $51,000 debt in two years by lowering the interest rates on their cards. now they counsel others. >> how does that make you feel you see light at the end of the tunnel in. >> it's like weight is off the shoulders. >> reporter: they say the key to getting it done is finding someone you trust to talk about it if you are looking for a financial adviser who gets it, there are more than 1200 certified financial planners who self-selected lgbtq as their client focus on let's make a that helps consumers find a financial planner. for cnbc, i'm sharon ep perfect son. >> sharon, thank you can you imagine the pride though, literal pride they feel during this month but also knowing that number is dwindling
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down. >> you're helping them you want to keep the healthy relationship being on the same page financially. >> i'm frances rivera. >> i'm phillip mena. coming up on "today," two men thought to be the longest married same-sex couple in the united states, now their story is being told in a new children's b
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no more capacity restrictions for your businesses, no more distancing requirements. >> right now at 4:30, clearing up the confusion, in less than a week, the state returns to normal as california prepares for the next big reopening, that's next week. this morning, we are moving you forward and clearing up what you will and won't be able to do once tuesday rolls around. "today in the bay" begins right now. and a good wednesday morning. thanks so much for making us a part of your morning. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. half way through our work week. we'll help you get through it and check the morning commute with mike in a bit but let's


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