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remember, if it's sunday, it's "meet the press." i have said on -- during the interview, and on many other occasions over the past months, that what i told the fbi, which he said was truthful, is consistent with what i have said publicly. so i may have short-circuited, and for that i, you know, will try to clarify. >> in front of some friendly reporters, they asked her a very easy question. and she short-circuited. she used the term short-circuited. she took a literally short circuit in the brain, and she's got problems. >> donald trump has a new line of attack after hillary clinton finds herself on defense again
when it comes to her private e-mail server. >> plus a-rod gets emotional after announcing he will play his final game for the yankees this week. and while there won't be any more at-bats for him, he's not leaving the team just yet. and new overnight an explosion hits a hospital in pakistan. at least one government official is calling the attack an act of terrorism. it's 5:00 a.m. on the east coast, 2:00 a.m. out west, this is "way too early." good morning, everybody, it is monday, august 8th. i'm betty nguyen alongside louis burgdorf. we do have some breaking news overnight. two professors at the american university of afghanistan have been abducted in kabul. a senior official at the university tells nbc news the professor's, one american and
one australian were sitting together in their vehicle when it happened. so let's bring in nbc news correspondent matt bradley live in london. what more do we know about the situation? >> thanks, betty. as you mentioned we've got more news out of afghanistan last night. two of these foreigners, an australian and american were kidnapped last night in kabul in the western part of the city. this is the afghan capital. this from a senior official with the american university of afghanistan. as we just mentioned the two men were taken by unknown armed commandos, some reports saying that these armed commandos were wearing police or military uniforms and they were taken while they sat waiting in their car, after their evening classes. the university did tell nbc news that it had closed for the day, and will likely remain closed until the situation is resolved. and as you know, betty, such incidents in afghanistan are, of course, tragically common. foreigners in particular make for a very tempting target. multiple foreigners have been kidnapped in the past several years. most of them have been released after they've received ransom payment. and this isn't just the taliban. this is often armed gangs who
are doing this sort of thing. just this past week a convoy of foreign tourists was attacked during their visit to the western city of herat. several were injured but no fatalities. >> we'll continue to follow this. thank you so much for that. also some breaking news this morning. at least 50 people have been reportedly killed and dozens injured in a bomb explosion at a pakistani hospital in the town of quetta. a senior official tells the associated press the bomb went off as people gathered to mourn the death of a prominent lawyer who was slain earlier in the day. pakistan's prime minister has denounced the attack, offering his grief and anguish over the loss of life. so far no group has claimed responsibility. we will bring you more details as we get them. now to politics and two separate interviews last week hillary clinton claimed fbi director james comey described her public statements about her e-mail server as truthful. >> director comey said that my answers were truthful and what i've said is consistent with what i have told the american people. as the fbi said, everything that
i've said public has been consistent and truthful with what i told them. >> but fact checkers found comey had said no such thing. at a convention of hispanic and black journalists clinton was forced to confront her claims and offered this explanation. >> are you mischaracterizing director comey's testimony? and is this not undercutting your for thes to rebuild trust with the american people? >> i was pointing out on -- in both of those instances, that the director comey had said that my answers in my fbi interview were truthful. that's really the bottom line here. and i have said during the interview, and in many other occasions over the past months, that what i told the fbi, which he said was truthful, is consistent with what i have said publicly. so i may have short-circuited and for that i, you know, will try to clarify. because i think, you know, chris wallace and i were probably
talking past each other. because, of course, he could only talk to what i had told the fbi, and i appreciated that. but i do think, you know, having him say that my answers to the fbi were truthful, and then i should quickly add, what i said was consistent with what i had said publicly. and that's really sort of, in my view, trying to tie both ends together. director comey said there was absolutely no intention on my part to either ignore, or in any way dismiss the importance of those documents, because they weren't marked classified. >> donald trump seized on clinton's attempt at clarification, posting to twitter, anybody whose mind short-circuits is not fit to be our president. look up the worth brainwashed. trump continued to go after clinton at events this weekend with withering attacks.
>> unstable, hillary clinton, and you saw that. you saw that, where she basically short-circuited? she said she did -- it wasn't a press conference, because that's around 250 days. but it was in front of some friendly reporters, they asked her a very easy question, and she short-circuited. she used the term short-circuited. she took a literally short-circuit in the brain, and she's got problems. i mean, if we had real people this would be a real problem for her. but i think that the people of this country don't want somebody that's going to short-circuit up here. hillary clinton made reported false statements to the media, congress and the public, right? false statement number one, this stuff is so amazing, it amazes me, actually. honestly, i don't think she's
all there. remember, isis is looking, folks. they dream of hillary clinton. they look at her, and they say this can't be happening to us. how great is this? now you tell me she looks presidential, folks. i look presidential. you tell me -- you tell me she looks presidential. they are just watching and they're looking, and boy they're salivating. they're salivating. they're saying that's what we want. oh, that's what we want. >> now donald trump is set to focus in on policy, giving a speech in detroit today on winning the global competition for the economy. he's expected to talk about reforming energy policy, regulation, trade, and the tax code, including an idea to allow parents to fully deduct the cost of all child care expenses. now it comes at a time when
trump is struggling in the latest wave of polling. in "the washington post"/abc news poll clinton now leads by eight points. 50 to 42. she's doubled her lead since before the republican convention. the margin remains the same when accounting for third party candidates. and while both candidates are upside down on favorability, clinton's unfavorables are at their smallest margin since january. meanwhile the poll shows voters universally were unimpressed with donald trump's comments about the khan family who appeared during the dnc. 74% of all voters disapprove of his approach including 61% of republicans. bad headlines, as you just saw, even worse poll numbers, donald trump is blasting the media yet again tweeting, quote, the media is going crazy. they totally distort so many things on purpose, crimea, and nuclear, the baby, and souch more, very dishonest. the baby presumably refers to the kricrying infant that gave trump a bit of a headache at a
rally last week. and trump had this to say at a rally on friday. >> i gently tell a woman that i love her baby and let the baby cry, it's okay. but after about three or four minutes, and i'm trying to speak, and it was in jacksonville, we had this massive, massive crowd, filled up a stadium. and the baby is screaming. so i said, ma'am, i'd like to reverse my order, perhaps you can nicely take the baby out. your baby's -- i did it so nicely. she was happy. even the baby was happy, he stopped crying. and the next day in the newspaper, it said trump throws baby out of arena. terrible. now they're very dishonest. >> we're following a developing story this morning. delta airlines is confirming a systemwide computer outage, as passengers try to check in. the airline responded to customers on twitter just a short time ago saying unfortunately all flights are grounded due to a system outage nationwide. this photo was snapped by
twitter user ghost dog 310 at the airport in rome, italy, showing a cluster of customers waiting to check in. we'll bring you more details on this as they develop. meanwhile, iran says it has executed a nuclear scientists convicted of spying for the united states. the official news agency quoted an iranian judiciary spokesman announcing that he was executed for giving the enemy vital information. but did not say where or when the execution took place. amiri disappeared in saudi arabia back in 2009. he resurfaced a year later in online videos filmed in the usa. iran pushed his claim that he'd been abducted by u.s. and saudi agents but in 2010 the ap reported citing u.s. officials that he had been paid about $5 million for information about iran's nuclear program though he reportedly left the country without the money. he returned to iran several months after his u.s. arrival where he was celebrated before mysteriously disappearing again.
amiri's situation appeared in e-mails released by hillary clinton as part of investigations into her use of a private server while she was secretary of state. back here in the u.s. a kansas city, kansas, amusement park remains closed today as officials investigate the death of a 10-year-old boy on a water slide billed as the world's largest. caleb schwab, the son of state representative scott schwab died yesterday at the water park. reffive schwab and his wife released a statement that reads in part michelle and i want to thank the community and all of our friends and family for their outpouring of support and compassion as it relates to the sudden loss of our son. officials have not provided specific details about what exactly happened. the ride, though, opened in july 2014, it holds three riders in an inner tube that drops more than 160 feet at 65 miles per hour. the park requires riders be at least 4 1/2 feet tall. still ahead on "way too early," the olympic games have just begun, but russia has already suffered a humiliating loss.
before having a chance to take the field the country's paralympic team has been banned from playing next month. plus hundreds take to the streets in chicago over the weekend after the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old. officers and protesters are at odds over body cameras. those stories and a check on weather when "way too early" comes back. marcopolo! marco...! polo! marco...! polo! marco...! polo! marco...! sì? polo! marco...! polo! scusa? ma io sono marco polo, ma... marco...!
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welcome back to "way too early." some residents in chicago are demanding answers. taking to the streets in protest this weekend over the deadly police shooting of an unarmed black teen late last month. body cam footage released friday revealed the chaotic scene as officers tried to stop the young man who was driving a stolen car. nbc's tammy lightner has more. >> reporter: scattered peaceful protests and demonstrations across chicago this weekend. >> we do not need white officers policing the black community. >> reporter: outrage sparked by the fatal shooting of 18-year-old unarmed paul o'neil, who was fleeing police in a
stolen vehicle. >> a lot of people are upset by what they saw, and quite honestly they have a right to be upset. >> reporter: chicago police superintendent eddie johnson speaking out for the first time. >> i was concerned by some of the things that i saw in the videos, and that's why we took such a swift action. >> reporter: unprecedented swift action from a police department under fire, and under federal investigation for prior shootings. while the department acted quickly in releasing the video, several officers appear to fire in the direction of each other, and a police suv, while shooting at o'neal. the moments before the shooting, and after, caught on video. but not the shooting itself. a police source says the officer who fired that fatal shot turned on his camera after he fired. police say what happened to that camera is being investigated. >> i don't believe that story. i think we need to investigate more.
>> reporter: activists and protesters, unsatisfied. >> that was tammy lightner reporting. parts of mexico are recovering from weekend mudslides triggered by tropical storm earl. according to the ap at least 39 people were killed and mexico's head of national emergency services says that number could rise. the two most affected areas were hillside communities. the u.s. national hurricane service has also announced that tropical storm javier has formed off of mexico's pacific coast. all right time now to get a check on your weather with nbc meteorologist bill karins. and bill you know a lot of potential for more severe weather this week as well. >> a lot of flooding issues. kind of what we get in the middle of the summer if we don't have a big, huge hurricane, there's a lot of tropical moisture around. this is javier. this is going to head just to the west of cabo san lucas. it could intensify to a low-end hurricane as it brushes by there. we'll watch that during the next day or two. the heat continues in the south. that hasn't changed for the last two or three weeks. these are all heat advisories from dallas to fort worth to houston to shreveport.
this is how it will feel in the shade later on today. most areas between 105 and 108. notice we quote/unquote cooled it off a little bit in middle rock and memphis. below 1 00 for your feels-like. what's the difference between 105 and 100. this is what we've been talking about over the last three '04 days. what's going to happen in the northern gulf, how bad will the flash flooding be? so far a lot of the heavy rain has been just off the florida coastline. we've got a little spot between hal tassy and cedar key where we've got heavier rains develop. flash flooding over the wichita area. that complex is pushing over towards joplin and we're going to see continued on and off showers and storms in north carolina. we do have a flash flood threat in a couple areas. one in florida, the one from charlotte to northern portions of georgia and the area in wichita. 6.5 million people right now under a flash flood watch. the threat will continue tonight mostly down along the gulf. that will actually continue right into tuesday and wednesday, too. rainfall forecast over the next three days, mostly in the southeast, a little beast there.
and areas of arkansas and then some lighter rains up here into areas of ohio and new york. the really heavy stuff if we're going to get any bad flooding it would be right alone the northern gulf coast from new orleans, we'll watch mobile, pensacola, panama city, all the way to apalachicola there's that cedar key down to spring hill, maybe some areas near clearwater beach. someone has a chance of getting 10 to 15 inches of rain. a very significant rain event down there. florida can handle it with the sandy soil. we'll have to watch that in the days ahead. there is some great weather out there today. the great lakes through the northeast after a fantastic weeks and, it continues today. >> not everybody's complaining today. it's a good day. >> not everybody. >> all right, thank you, bill. >> go one more quick one for you. people who love classic cars, they get together all over the country on the weekends. but, our guess is few people will forget this sight at great falls, virginia any time soon. a slight fender bender between a classic mercedes and a ferrari 458 especiale.
no reports of injuries other than those beautiful cars. the ferrari, by the way, apparently retails in the $300,000 range. that's going to cost somebody. all right. still ahead, better late than never. donald trump offers belated endorsements for several republicans, who he's fought with in the past. but will it be enough to unify the party? "way too early" is back in a moment. ♪ ♪ isaac hou has mastered gravity defying moves to amaze his audience. great show. here you go. now he's added a new routine. making depositing a check seem so effortless. easy to use chase technology, for whatever you're trying to master. isaac, are you ready? yeah. chase. so you can. knows how it feels to see your numbers go up,tes despite your best efforts. but what if you could turn things around?
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committee is banning russia from taking part in the upcoming 2016 paralympic games for alleged doping violations. when announcing the ban the international paralympic committee president placed the blame directly on the russian government. >> i believe the russian government is catastrophically failed its para athletes. their medals over morals mentality disgusts me. >> russia's sports minister has said it will appeal the ban, telling a russian news agency, quote, we will fight for the paralympians. the paralympic games set to be under way september 7th in rio and we'll have plenty more highlights from the action over the weekend in rio in just a bit. but let's turn now to major league baseball where the yankee's alex rodriguez will play his final game in pinstripes on friday. the club announced yesterday rodriguez will be released following the game, and is then expected to become a special adviser, and instructor with the team. the yankees will pay in the remainder of the $27 million he's owed as part of his $275 million contract.
a three-time a.l. mvp and 14-time all-star the 41-year-old has struggled this season, and during a worsening slum -- slump that's kept him out of the lineup for most of the past month. he was emotional in a news conference yesterday. >> i want to thank the steinbrenner family for giving me this opportunity. and for making me part of this team. and for giving me an opportunity to stay involved. by mentoring the next generation of yankees. no athlete ever ends his career or her career the way you want to. we all want to keep playing forever. but it doesn't work that way. accepting the end gracefully is part of being a professional athlete. saying good-bye may be the hardest part of the job, but
that's what i'm doing today. >> heartfelt speech by a-rod there while his illustrious career is overshadowed by steroid use the superstar trails only barry bonds, hank aaron and babe ruth on baseball's all-time hit list. should he choose to retire as a player he'll got out with 696 homers, four short of the 700 club. the marlins ichiro suzuki connected on his 3,000th career hit. a triple off the right field wall in the seventh inning of yesterday's 10-7 win over the rockies. suzuki is the 30th player in major league history to reach that mark. and nfl fans excited for the return of the game were left disappointed yesterday after the hall of fame game between the green bay packers and the indianapolis colts was canceled. the game, which was set to take place at benson stadium in canton, ohio, was sacked over field conditions and concerns over player safety. the issue reportedly stemmed from the players' cleats being unable to penetrate paint used
on the logos on the 50 yard line and in the end zones with one player describing it, quote, like cement. the nfl and nfl players association released a joint statement that read in part, we are very disappointed for our fans, but player safety is our primary concern. and as a result we could not play an nfl game on this field tonight. >> you got to make sure that field is ready. what about a-rod getting really emotional? >> i know. >> i guess anyone would after a career? >> yeah, pretty incredible career. the steroid thing is a tarnish but you know can't deny that he was one of the mt dominant players in baseball. >> and he's staying on, too, he's still going to be there a little while longer i guess helping out so all right thank you so much. still ahead on "way too early," a global outage brings air traffic on delta to a halt. and we'll get a report on two abducted western professors in afghanistan. plus -- >> feels good. yeah, it's great to be up there on the podium and to sing our national anthem with leah right next to me. really proud of us. >> it was a golden night for
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just in this morning, delta airlines is telling customers their systems are down everywhere. it's causing delays around the world. plus after a tumultuous week on the campaign trail doesn't trump is refocusing his attacks on hillary clinton. but will it be enough to make a difference in the recent wave of low polling? and olympic swimmer michael
phelps helped lead the american men to victory in rio last night and takes home his 19th gold medal in the process. it is 5:00 a.m. on the east coast. 2:00 a.m. out west. this is "way too early." good morning, it's monday, august the 8th. i'm louis burgdorf alongside betty nguyen. we want to take you back to a major developing story this morning. delta airlines is facing a global systemwide computer outage as passengers try to check in. let's go to cnbc's luisa bojesen live from london. what are you hearing? >> well, it sounds like it's pretty messy out there from what we know so for. important to say delta have put out a statement. they're saying delta has experienced a computer outage,
that's impacted flight schedules for this morning. flights awaiting departure are currently delayed, they say, en route flights are operating normally. delta is advising travelers to check the status of their flights this morning while the issue is being addressed. so that's the latest that we have from delta. but as said, all flights are grounded because of this outage that's taking place globally. we know that it is messy because we can see the pictures that people are putting up on twitter. social media once again coming to the rescue in terms of telling you what's going on out there. on twitter, a picture of lots of people queueing. says one hour plus lines at heathrow, airport, for delta due to a system tage. heathrow #holdschoolmanualticketing. amanda jackson, another twitterer who puts up chaos trying to check in at delta. at heathrow terminal 3. here just outside of london. she says they've been in a queue
for 1 1/2 hour. you seriously need to open more desks to overcome this technical glitch. people posting from all over the world, though, we have twitter users posting photos from london, from italy, as well. passengers reporting delays at airports including, as said, london heathrow, tokyo, and los angeles. so this is something that delta no doubt is working very hard on and we'll keep you abreast on the latest developments. >> thanks so much. breaking news overnight to tell you about. two professors at the american university of afghanistan have been abducted in kabul. a senior official at the university tells nbc news the professors, one american and one australian were sitting in their vehicle when it happened. let's bring in nbc news correspondent matt bradley who is live for us in london. all right, matt, what more do we know about this situation? >> thanks, betty. as you know, kidnapping is an all too common occurrence in afghanistan and foreigners do make for a very tempting target. and last night it was two foreigners, as you mentioned, one australian, and one american, they were reported
kidnapped in the afghan capital of kabul. both of them were employees of the american university of afghanistan. the university confirmed the news. we got that from a senior official this news of their abduction. the two men were taken by unknown armed commandos, as they sat waiting in a car after evening classes. the associated press says that the commandos were dressed as military or police officials. the university told nbc news that it was closed for the day, and will likely remain closed until this situation is resolved. and as i mentioned, these sorts of kidnappings are common. and they're often perpetrated by armed men, wearing police or military uniforms. and the taliban has played a large role in some of these kidnappings. but many of them really are just ordinary criminals, seeking a ransom. all three foreigners kidnapped in the past year have since been released, and just this past week a convoy of foreign tourists was attacked during their visit to the western city of herat. several were injured but there were no fatalities.
in that case it was the taliban that claimed responsibility. betty? >> all right, matt, thank you so much for that update. donald trump is set to focus in on policy, giving a speech in detroit today on winning the global competition for the economy. he's expected to talk about reforming energy policy, regulation, trade, and the tax code, including an idea to allow parents to fully deduct the cost of all child care expenses. it comes at a time when trump is struggling in the latest wave of polling. in "the washington post"/abc news poll clinton now leads by eight points 50 to 42. she's doubled her lead since before the republican convention. the margin remains the same when accounting for third party candidates. and while both candidates are upside down on favorability, clinton's unfavorables are at their smallest margin since january. meanwhile the poll shows voters universally were unimpressed with donald trump's comments about the khan family who spoke during the dnc. 74% of all voters disapprove of his approach, including 61% of
republicans. meanwhile, the cbs news 2016 battleground tracker shows hillary clinton with an eight-point lead in virginia. clinton is up two, but inside the margin of error in nevada. trump is hanging on to a two-point lead in arizona, a state where mitt romney won by ten points back in 2012. and when it comes to one of the grand prizes of the election, ohio governor john kasich, casts doubt that trump could win. >> can trump win ohio? >> can trump win ohio? he's going to win parts of ohio where people are really hurting. there will be sections he will win because people are angry, frustrated, and haven't heard any answers. but i still think it's difficult if you are dividing, to be able to win in ohio. >> is there any way that donald trump can change -- >> well, it's -- you know, there's so much water over the dam now it's become increasingly difficult. but i want, you know, unifying. you know, you can either operate on the dark side of the street, or you can -- you can operate in the light. i believe that america needs people who operate in the light.
plain and simple. >> in two separate interviews last week hillary clinton claimed fbi director james comey described her public statements about her e-mail server as truthful. >> director comey said that my answers were truthful, and what i've said is consistent with what i have told the american people. as the fbi said, everything that i've said publicly has been consistent and truthful with what i told them. >> but fact checkers found comey had said no such thing. at a convention of hispanic and black journalists clinton was forced to confront her claims, and offered this explanation. >> are you mischaracterizing director comey's testimony, and is this not undercutting your efforts to rebuild trust with the american people? >> i was pointing out, in both of those instances, that the director comey had said that my answers in my fbi interview were truthful. that's really the bottom line here. and i have said on -- during the
interview, and on many other occasions over the past months, that what i told the fbi, which he said was truthful, is consistent with what i have said publicly. so i may have short-circuited, and for that i, you know, will try to clarify because i think, you know, chris wallace and i were probably talking past each other, because of course he could only talk to what i had told the fbi, and i appreciated that. but i do think, you know, having him say that my answers to the fbi were truthful, and tn i should quickly add, what i said was consistent with what i had said publicly. and that's really sort of, in my view, trying to tie both ends together. director comey said there was absolutely no intention on my part to either ignore, or in any way dismiss the importance of
those documents, because they weren't marked classified. >> our very own kristen welker getting in that country. donald trump seized on clinton's attempt at a clarification posting to twitter anybody whose mind short-circuits is not fit to be our president. look up the word brainwashed. trump continued to go after clinton at his events this weekend with withering attacks. >> when you see what happened with crooked hillary today, it was a disaster. a disaster. she had a disaster. she lies, folks. she lies. badly. unstable, hillary clinton, and you saw that. did you saw that where she basically short circuited? she said she did -- it wasn't a press conference because that's around 250 days. but it was in front of some friendly reporters. they asked her a very easy question, and she short circuited. she used the herm short
circuited. she took a literally short circuit in the brain and she's got problems. i mean if we had real people this would be a real problem for her. but i think that the people of this country don't want somebody that's going to short circuit up here. unstable, and she is, she's unstable. hillary clinton lacks the judgment and bernie sanders said that, bad judgment. she lacks the judgment, temperament, and moral character to lead this country. plus, she's a weak person. we don't need a weak person. she's a dangerous liar. she is unhinged, she's truly unhinged. and she's unbalanced totally unbalanced.
in one way, she's a monster. okay. >> republican nominee donald trump took on leaders of his own party last week by pointedly denying his support to the re-election of house speaker paul ryan as well as senators john mccain and kelly ayotte. but after that wave of brutal poll numbers included signs of a ruptured party trump backed down and hailed the benefits of unity while on paul ryan's home turf. >> i understand and embrace the wisdom of ronald reagan's big tent within the party. big, big tent. remember? ronald reagan. great man. remember he included reagan democrats, and independents, and republicans, a lot of people, we're going to have the same thing. so i embrace the wisdom that my 80% friend is not my 20% enemy. ronald reagan.
stated by ronald reagan. pretty good. we need the unity. we have to win this election. we have to win it. have to win it. otherwise our big movement was not as big as we thought. so in our shared mission, to make america great again, i support and endorse our speaker of the house paul ryan. and we may disagree on a couple of things, but mostly we agree and we're going to get it done and we're going to do a lot of wonderful things. and while i'm at it, i hold in the highest esteem senator john mccain. for his service to our country,
in uniform and in public office, and i fully support and endorse his re-election. i also fully support and endorse senator kelly ayotte of new hampshire. >> former cia acting director michael more reis doubling down on the connection he made between donald trump and russian president vladimir putin. friday he said trump would be a poor even dangerous commander in chief. he even speculated that putin had recited trump as a quote, unwitting agent. yesterday he continued that line of attack. >> look at it from putin's perspective, right? he's a trained intelligence officer, worked for the kgb, very talented, manipulated people much smarter than donald trump, he played this perfectly, right? he saw that donald trump wanted to be complimented. he complimented him. that led donald trump to then compliment vladimir putin and to defend vladimir putin's actions
in a number of places around the world. and donald trump didn't even understand, right, that putin was playing him. so in putin's mind, i have no doubt, that putin thinks that he's an unwitting agent of the russian federation. although putin would never say that. from mr. trump's perspective, right, he simply heard putin compliment him. he then responded by complimenting him. he never thought that he might be being played. >> in response trump tweeted last night, michael morell, the lightweight former acting director of the cia and a man who made some serious bad calls is a total clinton flungy. i haven't heard that word frunky in a long time. >> still ahead, make some room on the mantel. the world's most decorated olympian michael phelps adds more gold to his medal collection. highlights from the games when "way too early" returns.
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with comback to "way too early." let's get a check on your weather with bill karins. >> thanks, louis. all eyes will be on cabo san lucas maybe dealing with a hurricane later on tonight. it will be a weak low category 1. so we won't do a lot of damage there. definitely disruption for people going in and out and some tourists will be locked in their hotel rooms probably later on this evening. javier will be brushing the area as we go throughout this evening. water temperatures are pretty warm so it's favorable for development. hurricane center says as it brushes by it will be right around 70 miles per hour. again only five miles per hour more to become a hurricane. then should be rolling to the north and weakening up right along baja, california. some of this could get into arizona and cause flash flooding in the days ahead. speaking of flash flooding the threat exists right along the northern gulf coast. this is not going to develop into a tropical system but a good two to four inches for everyone. isolated totals could be even higher than that. we're talking this area of pink
and orange in here, that's 5 to 7 inches of rain possibly over the next three days and it may even rain into thursday and friday down along the gulf. the other only story the one that continues all summer long, dallas is used to it. it's like being cold in minneapolis in the middle of winter. you just expect it. it's been very hot in texas this summer and it continues with the hot and humid conditions out here today we will see the heat index sowhere between 105 to 110. dallas will feel like 107. tulsa 101. houston 106 and san antonio getting into the mix. cooler in new orleans, quote/unquote, that's because of the clouds and the rain and all the thunderstorm that will be around the northern gulf. as we go throughout the week, that heat begins to spread back to st. louis, chicago should be in the 90s. little rock goes into the mid 90s. so you don't expect a lot of relief, betty, until maybe september. definitely october in the middle of the country. so, louis and betty, it's a steamy forecast >> hot in texas, bill. and also you got joe's hometown of pensacola getting hammered with rain. >> yeah, they need it down there, though. it's welcome rain as long as it
doesn't cause too much flooding. olympic news now. the world's most decorated olympian has added yet another gold medal to his trophy case. michael phelps earned his 19th gold after leading his teammates to victory in yesterday's 4x100 meter freestyle relay. the 31-year-old gave his teammates a big lead in his second leg swim. but it did not require a world record time to outswim the french team by about a second and a half. while phelps has triumphed here before, this time was perhaps even more special with his 3-month-old son boomer present. and the men weren't the only americans to rule the pool yesterday, katie ledecky earned her first individual gold medal last night in the 400 meter freestyle competition. ledecky smashed her own world record set in 2014 by about 2 seconds. she finished yesterday's race nearly 5 seconds ahead of the silver medalist. and the u.s. women's gymnastics team have set the stage for another olympic gold in tuesday's all-around final. after earning the highest team
qualifying score by far simone biles and aly raisman will move on to the all-around final. they were just incredible to watch. particularly on the floor exercise last night. and while the 2012 olympic champion gabby douglas had the third highest all-around score, she will not get a chance to defend her title in the final because of a rule that only allows each country to advance two qualifying athletes. they were just too good. and serena and venus williams had never lost an olympic doubles match until yesterday. the sisters upset in the first round of the doubles in rio yesterday came in straight sets to lucie safarova and barbara stritsova of the czech republic. williams sisters had entered the match a perfect 15-0 in the olympics winning the last three gold medals. but not all this loss for the williams family as serena won her first round match in the singles tournament earlier in the day the 2012 gold medalist place again later today. and here's a look at the olympic gold medal count so far.
excuse me, the olympic medals count so far. the united states is currently leading all other countries with 12 total. three gold, five silver and four bronze. china is second followed by australia and italy. still ahead, we'll get a live report from pakistan where dozens are dead after a hospital was bombed. "way too early" will be right back in a moment. ♪ ♪ at ally bank, no branches equals great rates. it's a fact. kind of like bill splitting equals nitpicking. but i only had a salad.
news out of pakistan where a hospital bombing left at least 50 people killed and scores injured. we're joined from lahore, pakistan. what can you tell us about the situation? >> hi, good morning, betty. it's been a terrible start to the week here in pakistan. the bombing was earlier this morning in quetta which is the provincial capital of balochistan, a southwestern province on the border of iran and afghanistan. it has a history of violence. it's been hit by two insurgencies. one an extremist islamist insurgency. the other one is a separate insurgency. we know that people, most of them lawyers and some journalists have lost their colleague as well, have been killed. these guys were protesting, mostly males by the way, all of them males, in fact, were protesting the death of a famous lawyer who was assassinated by
gunshots earlier this morning in the same city as well. now quetta has had a history of volatile she sunny divide as well. so there is that aspect of the militancy, which has kicked in. there's still clearing the site. it has been confirmed by security forces to nbc that this was a suicide bombing. the interior minister has just told me that there was a serious security lapse. but the bottom line is 52 are dead. and nobody knows who has been behind this terrible, terrible bombing this morning. the grape vine on social media says isis but there's no confirmation yet. >> waj khan with the latest from lahore. thank you. when we come back two of the most inspiring stories from the olympics that you may have overlooked. two women boldly doing things never done before. we're back in a moment on "way too early." she spent summer binge-watching.
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most diving medals in olympic history after her and her partner wrapped up the women's synchronized three meter springboard competition yesterday. wu won five career golds four in a row in the three meter event scored more than 31 points higher than the silver medalists. >> listen to this, lewis. we have to tell you about the gymnast won her first medal in 1992 taking gold with the unified team in barcelona and also competed in atlanta, sydney, beijing and london and, she's not done yet. last night she's done what no other gymnast has done before at the age of 41 she competed for uzbekistan and did well enough to qualify for the vault final. right now she's in fifth place. look for her. >> incredible story. that will do it for "way too early." . "morning joe" s
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