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breaking news overnight, donald trump heads south of the border to meet mexico's president. just hours before he gives one of the most important speeches of his presidential run. isis confirms one of its top leaders has been killed in syria. and singer chr brown arrested after a nearly 14-hour standoff with police. >> plus, we're going to have storm search, we're going to have coastal flooding, inland flooding. >> parts of the southeast under hurricane and tropical storm watches while hawaii gears up with a possible one two punch ahead of the weekend. "early today" starts right now. >> good to be with you. breaking overnight donald trump
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is heading to mexico. the billionaire nominee tweeting overnight quote, i have accepted the invitation of the president of mexico and very much look forward to meeting him tomorrow. the mexican president confirmed the visit. that face to face meeting comings as the republican presidential nominee is said to give one of his most anticipated speeches of his presidential run the clinton campaign responded to trump's scheduled visit with a statement that read in part, what ultimately matters is what donald trump says to voters in arizona, not mexico and whether he remains committed to the splitting up of families and the deportation of millions. we're joined by tracie potts and what more with can you tell us? >> reporter: both of these candidates were expected to
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visit. the clinton campaign confirming that they got a letter as well. they don't seem to have any immediate plans for her to go down there. when they face off what will donald trump have to say to the president of mexico who has repeatedly said he's not paying for that wall that donald trump wants him to pay for. he's accused donald trump of isolation of policy, at one point comparing him to hitler, but then he took that back but the wall seems to be a big issue here. the other big part of today is trump's arizona speech which really was the big news until we learned about mexico overnight. he's expected to unveil his policy and try to draw some contrast. the big thing we're watching for is of course, will he clearly explain what he wants to do with the 11 million undocumented immigrants already here and by the way, we understand as he's been doing in recent speeches he
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probably will stay on tell prompter tonight. >> thank you so much. trump's international visit comes as hillary clinton faces renewed e-mail questions after the fbi recovered up to 30 e-mails off clinton's server that may be related to the benghazi attacks. the discovery makes you wonder what's contained in the other e-mail that she had on her server. trump followed that up with this. >> the only way to learn the full depth of her public corruption is to read the 33,000 e-mails that she deleted. she bleached which somebody said they never heard of in a very expensive fashion. used chemical so that nobody will ever be able to see them. who does this? >> the 30 newly discovered
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e-mails were part of a larger cache of 15,000 e-mails. the state department sas it would need until the end of september to review and redact potentially classified information from the e-mails before they are released and as trump campaigned through washington bashing clinton for the controversy, clinton stayed off the trail dancing the night away with paul mccartney. clinton heads to ohio. her running mate tours through battleground pennsylvania while mike pence stumps in florida and trump makes his much anticipated immigration speech in arizona following his visit to mexico. now to syria where isis says one of the world's most wanted terrorists, the second in command has been killed.
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abu mohammad al adnani had was in a vehicle hit. what does this loss mean for isis on an operational and even symb symbolic level. >> reporter: if it's confirmed by the u.s. coalition and this is indeed a big win, he was more than just a senior spokesman. he was thought to be a senior strategist and may have been something like the top deputy to the group's leader and he was also thought to be the master mind behind the group's operations in the west including in europe and other places further afield. he appeared almost obsessed with encouraging individual attackers to strike out at wernsterwester
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wherever they could be found. after all, islamic states still acts more like a conventional army than a traditional terrorist group in its main role of al qaeda. he used to be one of the main members of al qaeda in iraq. it has leaders prepped and waiting in the wings ready to take up leadership in the event of these strikes. those who study islamic states, while they say these strikes that take out top leaders is helpful, the only way is to roll back their forces in syria. singer chris brown sout on $250,000 bail last night.
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after a nearly 14-hour standoff with police. the woman who made an early morning call to police told tmz that brown pointed a gun at her because she was admiring a man's diamond necklace. she made a run for it after the necklace. after spending hours outside his estate waiting for a search warrant police scoured his home. but brown denied any wrong doing on social media posting a video against police. >> when i call the police for stalker people that are endangering my life, they don't come till the next day. let somebody make a [ bleep ] allegation about me and the whole [ bleep ] team. >> the artist has had numerous run-ins with the law. the most high profile of which was in 2009 when he pleaded guilty against an assault charge
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against rihanna. hawaii isn't safe from the end of the season pounding. but even with the rain officials are warning many beach goers to stay out of the water. the incredible images and the warnings people should heed. >> reporter: the view from the international space station is stunning. massive hurricanes swirling across the globe. a hurricane threatening hawaii. followed by hurricane lester churning in the gulf. >> this storm is in an uncertainty but we are preparing for it. >> tropical depression number nine is focused toward the gulf coast bringing heavy rain and isolated tornados over the next few days. >> everybody has to be careful. we don't want any loss of life. >> reporter: tropical depression number eight is grazing north
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carolina's outer banks where a tropical storm warning is in effect. swimmers are pulled out to sea and panic while trying to swim against the current back to the beach. >> i want to bring in bill karins who's tracking the tropical storm so all up and down the east coast we've got to consider this for the labor day weekend. >> rip currents a huge issue. we have hurricane watches that are up. we're really worried what's going to happen in the gulf. how hard are we going to get hit here in north florida and along the coast. it's flared back up. i do think this is going to become hermine as we go throughout the morning. and the forecast path is going to take that now up here towards north florida and right along the southeast coastline, so again, the forecast path of this storm is what's going to matter and here's the path itself.
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70-mile-per-hour winds and raking along the southeast coastline as we go throughout your saturday. that's a look at the big weather story of the day. now here's a closer look at the day ahead. everyone's fine today. yesterday we had horrendous rain along the coastal area. still very warm and humid throughout the south. some rain in florida today but we're not going to be getting the rain from our tropical system until tomorrow. we also want to show you this beautiful display over finland. the northern lights were in all its glory. a beautiful hue in the sky. "early today" back in two. frag., and my sweethearts gone sayonara. this scarf, all that's left to remember. what! she washed this like a month ago! how's a guy supposed to move on! the long lasting scent of gain flings.
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as both vehicles and much of the gas station went up in black smoke. police credit a clerk's quick reaction to hitting the gas shutoff in preventing the ka tas tro fee. senator rubio handling one nomination after previously saying he would reject a second term. patrick murphy was chosen as the democratic nominee. and an arizona republican senator in 2008 presidential nominee john mccain held on in what was supposed to be one squeaker of the primary race and now on to the general. the cdc warns as funds to protect america in the fight
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against zika are expected to disappear next month. peak mosquito season the cdc says it may not have the resources to respond to a broader outbreak. federal health officials have been using other resources. nearly all of the funds are gone. congress will resume next tuesday and agencies are demanding immediate action. residents in an indiana town are scrambling to find new homes after hundreds of children were found to have lead in their blood. east chicago residents are alleging state and epa officials failed toin form them about the hazardous levels of lead in their own yard despite knowing for years. the mayor announced he plans on tearing down the affected areas. time to fast forward to
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today. president obama heads to nevada. he'll then travel on to hawaii for events on thursday. the brazilian senate is expected to hold a final vote on whether their president should be impeached on allegations of mismanagement. and later on today, two-time olympic gold medals stops by the studio to talk about her plans for the future. i'm sure they are bright. you're watching "early today." g" let's feed him to the sharks! squuuuack, let's feed him to the sharks! yay! and take all of his gold! and take all of his gold! ya! and hide it from the crew! ya...? squuuuack, they're all morons anyway! i never said that. they all smell bad too. no! you all smell wonderful! i smell bad! if you're a parrot, you repeat things. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. squuuuack, it's what you do.
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stocks opened slightly lower today as the summer slowdown continues on wall street. there's a new report that says google is muscling its way into uber territory. we ore joined from london with those details. good morning. so am i going to google my next ride? >> that might be the case, francis. i google is getting into this ride sharing game at least so far in san francisco. apparently using its app to connect riders and drivers going in the same direction. what we've heard so far is that this is going to cost you 54 cents per mile for its rival. and another story is the historic moment between u.s. and american relations happening
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today in south florida. fort lauderdale, jet blue is going to be taking off in the first flight to connect the nation to the united states. 400 flights a week take off between the two countries. another story that we're watching, this company no longer selling what we saw in yesterday's trade. the stock down 20% and the company also says they're expecting a rough second half to the year so they're going to clean up that image and they were made famous back in the 1990s by this sexy teen's self-image and they were going to be focusing on consumer's self-image. >> interesting to see that. thank you so much. just ahead, a facebook fix doesn't go quite as planned. plus, the heart warming story about a dog's long journey home. you're watching "early today." h, tomorrow is not a given.
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. all right. i don't know if you've noticed it but facebook has been experiencing trending topics. they may not switch after facing allegations of political bias back in may. despite finding no evidence of systematic political bias in the prominence or stories, the social media site firing the editors who's overseeing the stories, but they lack the human
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evidence that goes with hoaxes, satire and all kinds of stuff you'll see. the offending stories stayed up for hours before being noticed and removed. facebook is working on trying to keep them out of your firing lineup. >> they say they're firing them because they didn't watch over them enough not because they purposely made it happen. well, of course the presidential debates are coming up. that's going to be a big deal coming up and of course it's time for jimmy fallon to have a little fun with it. >> we are nowless than a month away from the first presidential debate. and donald trump's campaign manager says that unlike most candidates trump may not practice beforehand with mock debates. that's because he plans on doing all his mocking at the debate. hillary, nobody likes the way you look, i guarantee it.
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>> this is why it's going to be tough for you and me and you at home. that's late night so we'll have to stay up or dvr it. a lot of late nights for all of us. a michigan family had a heart warming reunion with their lost dog after their impressive journey home. they noticed their dog was gone while they were out on lake michigan so they got the coast guard involved. several fishermen came in to help. they posted a notice online and led to several helpful tips so they were reunited at home. they found the dog had swam close to 6 miles to shore and traveled over a dozen miles on foot and did get reunited at home. >> a triathlon is what you're saying. >> no bike. this is "early today." bike. this is "early today." they smell really fresh. oooh, this is hot! what if we told you we washed these sheets 7 days ago.
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today, guns can be bought or at a weekend gun show. and if the wrong people get a gun... we know what can happen. pat toomey put our safety ahead of partisan politics. toomey crossed party lines twice, first to support background checks, and now to stop gun sales to suspects on the terror watch list. no wonder pennsylvania cops endorse pat toomey
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as best to protect our families. independence usa pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. breaking right now on "nbc 10 news today," some drivers help out the man behind the wheel of this big rig. we'll have the details in a live report. deadly hit and run, also breaking right now, philadelphia police say someone hit a person on a motorcycle and never stopped. and today trump heads south of the border. the republican nominee will meet with the president of mexico, hours before he makes a major speech on immigration. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. we're talking about this big storm that's about to hit hawaii, also here on the east coast and in florida, how's it going to affect us. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert
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neighborhood forecast. >> there's plenty to track this morning. the storms are not affecting us but fog is. light fog in the philadelphia area, not an issue for reading and allentown. coatesville where we typically see fog. blue bell, reduced visibility there. the thickest fog is new jersey, mt. holly, burlington county, dense fog there, down to a mile and a quarter in toms river. the fog spread across delaware bay and into delaware this morning. visibility is decreasing in dover. a foggy start but it's not going to last all day. cool temperatures, right now, 64 degrees. you can see some of the light fog and low clouds from this view in easton this morning. 80 degrees by 10:00. the fog will quickly disappear with a little bit of a warmup. we'll see that warmup in new jersey, 89 degrees this afternoon. skies turning mostly sunny. at the shore, 83 degrees. in philadelphia, warm up to 90 degrees and upper 80s for the
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suburbs. the lehigh valley and delaware. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i come back in just a few minutes. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> thanks, bill. starting off in new castle, delaware, where there's an overturned tractor-trailer blocking part of ramp from 95 southbound to route 202. that's exit 5. cleanup under way there. no major backups on to 95 right now. everything seems to be moving along nicely. with that accident scene clearing up, that's over on route 202 side. it's the ramp mostly blocked. watching the vine street expressway, these are our cameras around broad street. all traffic being diverted off to the exit ramp. we're blocked now for that construction. westbound and eastbound in between broad street and the schuylkill expressway. i'll have more updates and we'll touch on more construction when i come back. take a look, this is exclusive nbc 10 video of an 18-wheeler flipped on its side overnight in new castle


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