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secretary of state john kerry says the obama administration is willing to talk with iran about the security condition in iraq. he also says u.s. drone strikes may well be an option here. the u.s.s.mesa verde is in the gulf. this gives the president another option if he decides to protect u.s. interests in iraq. it joins the aircraft carrier "u.s.s. george h.w. bush" and other ships. a men mohyeldin has the update. >> reporter: al qaeda continues their advances on the northwest part of iraq. the latest news we're getting today is that the al qaeda
linked military group isis is north of the city of mosul. they won't stop their offensive until the prime minister nuri maliki steps down. they want to establish a state in syria, iraq and beyond the region. >> in the last 24, 36 hours we see that it's more them. it's more them establishing courts, appointing the amir in the area. so i think the longer they are left alone, the more entrenched they become. >> reporter: the iraqi government says they are fighting a war against terrorists and they have launched airstrikes on areas that are housing militants. it has called on thousands of shia men to join informal militias. that has a lot of people afraid that this country could be pushed to full blown civil war. certainly we're going to see some of the tensions rising from
that. humanitarian tension, rather. hundreds of thousands of iraqi refugees have left their homes in the northwest part of the country and have tried to enter here in the kurdish regional area. some of them are being turned back. the problem is not with the al qaeda linked militants, it's with the government in baghdad that has fanned the flames of sectarianism. extremists killed 48 people and set two hotels on fire in an attack in a kenyan coastal town. the gunmen gave life or death religious tests and killed those who were not muslim. they're blaming al shabob. they were also to blame also for the attack at an upscale mall in nairobi last september. four gunmen stormed the building and killed at least 67 people. pal lis stinian president
has condemned the killing of three israeli teens. he's condemning the subsequent arrest of palestinians. nearly 2,000 israeli troops are involved in the search. the three teenagers went missing thursday night apparently while hitchhiki hitchhiking. they were near the west bank on their way back from school. israel has accused hamas militants from kidnapping the teens. there have been around 80 arrests of palestinians so far, including some senior figures in hamas. >> israel will act and always under its province and under its control to bring back the three kidnapped teenagers. >> hamas denies kidnapping the teens. the crisis has escalated tensions between israel and the new palestinian government which is headed by the president. police in phoenix have arrested a man in the killing of a roman catholic priest and the
beating of another priest. the two priests were attacked wednesday night in downtown phoenix. one priest was shot to death. authorities say the priest who was injured is expected to make a full recovery. a police sergeant says more details about the arrest will be released later today. and a fast-moving wild fire in central california is now threatening more than 500 homes. 1,000 firefighters are battling the fire which has already burned more than three square miles of trees and brush. they only have this fire 10% contained right now and forecasters warn conditions will become hotter and dryer. that's a bad combination when it comes to controlling wildfires. today eruptions continue at one of the world's most active volcanos. let's take a look at the lava spewing from mount aetna in italy. this is located in sicily and is europe's tallest active volcano.
>> announcer: now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist tedd florendo. >> we have not hit 90 degrees yet this year so far, but that's all going to change this week unfortunately. we're going to get back to the 90s, and we're going to add some humidity along with that so it's going to get even hotter after a beautiful weekend. the numbers are going to go up the next couple of days here. keep that in mind. we also have the threat of some evening thunderstorms also in the forecast and maybe daytime thunderstorms also by later on this week. and like we've said, the humidity will be returning again after a comfortable weekend. we'll see these numbers go up. they'll feel a little uncomfortable outside. we'll show you when that will happen in a few minutes. let's head to the poconos. camelback mountain, beautiful day to soak in the sun. temperatures in the mid 70s. it is warmer obviously in philadelphia. 81 degrees. looking at some sunshine. winds light. only about 5.
humidity only 42%. we'll see the humidity drop even more. humidity won't be an issue for the day today. that's for sure. temperatures, pottstown, 77 degrees. bensalem, just shy of 890. 79 currently. 81 for philadelphia. mount home holley, 79. millville, down the shore in the 70s for stone harbor and sea isle city. cape may as well. atlantic city, 82 degrees and dover at 79. this hour already warm by midday. we'll warm up nicely back to the upper 80s for the day today. temperature trend here. we'll go up next couple of days. upper 80s, 90s for tomorrow, 95 on wednesday with the humidity going up. heat indices can feel warmer than that as it gets hotter. then we'll see the temperatures drop. these days we'll see some thunderstorms move in. that will give us that additional humid conditions that we're going to see later on this week. right now it is clear. it is dry all the way up towards boston, all the way down to d.c.
we've got storms way up in canada and there's the tail end of this moving through the area. really don't think it will bring us much. it will give us a slight chance of some thunderstorms later on in the evening. not quite during your afternoon commute. our pms here, shows mainly dry conditions for the afternoon commute. most of the day today. not until later on tonight we start to see some of these rain drops move in, specifically north and west suburbs. that's 9:00 p.m. after 9:00 p.m. the chances out there still sticking to the west. we'll see increased clouds here, but then this starts to fizzle out. it moves its way in after midnight. the chance is later on this evening. slight chance. same goes for tuesday, too. wednesday will be our day where we'll start to see a better chance for some thunderstorms moving in. highs for the day, allentown, 86. 87 in reading. trenton, 88 degrees for mount holly, doylestown 86. norris town, 88. down the shore in the 80s. by later on today we'll be dropping to the mid 70s for
atlantic city. cape may, rehobeth. 88 degrees. voorhees at 87. glassboro, 87. chester is 87 degrees with plenty of sunshine through the day today. for tomorrow we get to the 90s. the first 90s we'll see this year so far. it's going to be hot. not quite humid. steamy and more humid by wednesday with a chance of thunderstorms in the forecast along with thursday. friday we start to dry out for friday. but could this weekend be the fifth weekend in a row where we'll finally have great temperatures again and be sunny five weekends in a row? renee, not likely as we have more storms back in the forecast unfortunately by next weekend. >> it was such a nice stretch. thanks, tedd. coming up, love this story, degree at a discount. how starbucks is helping its employees make the grade. the move guaranteed to have many
they're now basing points earned on money spent, not miles flown. >> exactly. so the amount of redeemable miles you earn for award travel will be based on the amount of money you spend. >> reporter: the points guy founder brian kelly says this really will separate elite and business travelers from economy class. >> in the grand scheme of things most leisure traveller will feel the pinch on this. >> reporter: because of their merger it may be a year or longer before american and u.s. airways join the club, but kelly and others say maybe it's time for consumers to take a good look at their loyalty. >> if you've been flying a certain airline blindly because you think you're getting a lot back in return, it may be time to think differently. >> reporter: think differently not by joining another airline's frequent flyer program but by relying, for example, on credit cards which they say are the easiest way to rack up miles these days provided you pay them
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>> announcer: this is "nbc 10 news." checking out our top stories right now. septa back on track after a one-day strike over the weekend. 400 workers walked off the job on saturday shutting down 13 rail linings. president barack obama stepped in to mediate the contract dispute. the emergency board expires in 240 days. in northeast philadelphia an accident with a school bus sent people to the hospital. this happened at 8:30 this morning. there were kids aboard the bus. no reports that they were hurt. a plane is scheduled to take off tonight after it was forced to return to philadelphia international airport. the plane was headed to germany last night when the landing gear stuck. the plane flew over chester county last night for several hours dumping fuel to reach
proper landing weight. >> announcer: now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. it is a picture perfect day all throughout our area on this monday. taking a live look right now at philadelphia's boat house row. plenty of sunshine and it is really warming up there. "nbc 10" first alert meteorologist tedd florendo here with the forecast. tedd, it will get hotter and more humid as the week progresses? >> unfortunately, renee. we are looking at humidity. the temperatures will go up big time today. this is where we'd all like to be, cape may. currently in the '70s. people enjoying the sunshine. not even big breezes out there. cape may looking good. it's even warmer throughout the area from the tri state region, philadelphia, all the way up to the poconos. 10 degrees warmer than last time. hotter today than yesterday. out of town, currently at 78. 77 for pottstown and trenton.
bensal bensalem, 79 degrees. 81 for philadelphia. westchester, too. dover, 79. 81 in millville. down the shore cooler at stone harbor and cape may. 82 for atlantic city. 79 for glassboro. an hour-by-hour look for philadelphia and lehigh valley. 82 degrees by noon. sunshine. mostly sunny by 4:00 p.m. 88 degrees shouldn't be a problem for your afternoon commute. 80 for 8:00 p.m. slight chance of thunderstorms that we could see in some areas later on today or this evening. allentown, 79 degrees at 8:00 p.m. also a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms as well. we'll talk about when we could see rain drops and also our first 90 degree day that will happen this week. we'll show you when coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you, tedd. new this morning, former new england patriots star aaron hernandez appears in court as
his lawyers ask a judge to dismiss a murder charge against him. he's accused of killing semi-pro player odin lloyd. his defense attorney also argued that surveillance video from hernandez's home should not be allowed in as evidence. they claim police did not establish probable cause when they filed for a warrant to search hernandez's home which is just about a mile away from the crime scene. prosecutors say that surveillance video shows hernandez holding what appears to be a gun. hernandez faces two murder charges in a different case in boston. a piece of engine is recovered at the scene of a plane crash in new york that killed a member of the rockefeller family. richard rockefeller, the great grandson of co-founder john d. rockefeller was killed in a friday crash. he was getting ready to head home to maine when the plane went down from westchester county report. a preliminary report from the ntsb is expected within the next ten days.
russia cuts gas supplies to ukraine after a payment deadline passes and they're unable to reach a pricing deal. ukraine officials say the country can manage until december. gas prom says the company will demandxd that the company pay i advance. the gas pipeline to ukraine carries gas meant for europe but gas prom says that the supply to european customers will continue as planned. in germany crews are still trying to rescue a man who fell deep inside a cave more than a week ago. the scientist was hit by a rock slide and fell more than 3,000 feet. he suffers head injuries and doctors had to hike nearly 2 1/2 miles near the cape to reach him. rescuers say it could still take several more days to bring him out. wow. form mu la o-- formula one r
michael schumacher is out of a coma. he's left france and will continue his rehabilitation work. schumacher retired from formula one in 2012 with a record 91 race wins and seven world titles. this morning we have video of a police officer in rio de janeiro who appears to fire a shot at world cup protesters. now, you can see the officer pull out his pistol and then shoot the weapon at demonstrators last night near one of the soccer stadiums. some protestors threw fireworks and molotov cocktails during the protests. they had to spray pepper spray on the crowd. conditions in many of brazil's schools and hospitals are poor and they're protesting the amount of money spent. officials in natah declared the alert following several days
of continuous rain. look at all of the water. they received the average rainfall in the month of june from early friday to yesterday. no deaths or injuries have been reported. in san antonio fans filled the streets after the spurs won their fifth nba championship. this was the scene last night after san antonio beat lebron james and the miami heat. it was a rematch of last year's championship game which the heat won. the spurs wrapped up the series in just five games. and right now we are following breaking news for you. hall of fame baseball player tony quinn sr. has passed away. the former san diego pad dre known as mr. padre was battling salvatore ri gland cancer. he was 54 years old. our thoughts are with the family. cle tll, the "u.s.s. george ofi
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in honor of plymouth county police officer brad hawks. they're dedicating a pair of steel safety poles along the schuylkill river trail in honor of the fallen officer. they're installed at the intersection where sergeant foxx was killed. he was shot and killed in september of 2012. a fallen hero memorial blplague was also installed last year in honor of brad fox. he served for seven years and also did two tours of duty in iraq. california fathers getting a lot of attention today for an amazing catch he made at sun's giants/rockies game. take another look in slomo as he catches a home run ball in one hand while carrying an infant with his other arm. what a dad. he made that lucky catch just as he walked out of the tunnel to
return to his seat. i thought only women multi-tasked. i love it. coming up this afternoon starting at 3:00, hollywood royalty. actress is talking to ellen about her new line of swim wear. steve martin has a performance you don't want to miss. this afternoon, a solution for septa riders. the strike is over at least for now. what happens next? we're taking a closer look at the offer on the table and talking to riders about their commuting concerns. that's this afternoon on "nbc 10 news" at 4:00. all new at "nbc 10 news" at 5:00, a shark sighting. the scare in the water and what the life guards did when they saw the threat of the shark. plugs, summer construction in full swing, but where are the biggest road repairs and who gets the money to fix them. tonight at 6:00, "nbc 10" breaks down the prioritization and who gets the biggest piece of the
pie, tedd? a lot of people aren't using their air conditioning. they will this week. a chance of thunderstorms comes back. humidity goes up, renee. we know how much we love that on our hair, that humidity going up. specifically wednesday and thursday though. friday looks nice. >> bad hair days coming. i knew it had to come sooner or later. >> more hairspray. >> that doesn't always work. thanks, tedd. thanks for watching "nbc 10 news" at 11:00 a.m. i'm renee chenault-fattah. have a great day. we'll see you at 4:00. h