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it's tuesday, august 2nd. coming up on "early today," billionaire warren buffet challenges the donald to release the tax returns. >> i ask donald trump, have you no sense of >> the donald was tight lipped about the feud but he launched fresh name calling saying bernie sanders made a deal with the devil. >> but he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the devil. >> the number of zika cases contracted through mosquito bites climbs and u.s. health officials are sounding the alarm. security for the summer olympic games is tightening with the opening ceremonies just three days away.
after abandoning their 2-year-old son while playing pokemon go. it's a busy tuesday. "early today" starts right now. thanks for joining us today. i'm betty nguyen. one of the world's most successful investors and a hillary clinton supporter has issued a major challenge to donald trump. warren buffet threw down the gauntlet of trump's yet to be released tax returns. >> you will learn a whole lot more about donald trump if he produces his income tax and so that's why i'd like to make him an offer. an offer i hope he can't refuse. can't release it because he's under audit. now, i've got news for him. i'm under audit too. and i would be delighted to meet him any place, any time between now and election, i'll bring my tax return, he can bring his tax
us. it is not -- there are no rules against showing your tax returns and just let people ask us questions about the items that are on there. >> buffet also hit the republican nominee hard on his very public feud with the gold star parents of a muslim american soldier killed in iraq. he went back to a statement directed at senator joe mccartney back in 1954. >> i ask donald no sense of decency sir? >> now, the khans themselves boek to lawrence o'donnell last night firing back on trump's claims that he has sacrificed in his business endeavors. >> if you asked him if he went to arlington cemetery, his answer would be i have built hotels, i have built casinos. i have filed bankruptcies, i have built big buildings.
that is all he can feel. he has no understanding. >> and they aren't the only military families disturbed by trump's comments. this morning's new york times, donald trump draft deferment, four forkpej one were bad feet. it details bone spurs in his heels prevented him from being drafted for the vietnam war. it was not a big problem, butt more on the fallout from his battle with khan. >> reporter: on stage, nothing new about the khans, but online, donald trump again hitting the gold star family for blitzing broadcast to make their point. the last conversation she had with her son. >> i love my soldier so iill
>> reporter: her son was also killed by an explosion in iraq. >> you know, in a way, they've already gone through the worst days of their lives. i don't think there's anything mr. trump can say to them that will be more painful. >> reporter: just one of the gold star families lining up against the gop nominee. his pocket constitution now an amazon best seller. paul ryan even posing with one in a picture posted a subtle dig, but maybe too the speaker's critics who wonder how he and other gop leaders can keep supporting their nominee while condemning his most recent controversial comments. senator john mccain, tough words for trump, quote, the nomination is not an unfetterred license. some trying to change the topic dealing with this controversy like so many others.
coupled with a post convention bump for hillary clinton may be doing damage to trump's campaign. a new cbs news poll shows clinton with a 7 point lead over trump following the democratic national convention, widening the gap as the candidates head into august. while trump did not address the khans yesterday he did have harsh words about his democratic rival while railing against bernie sanders for endorsing clinton. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with >> it was running mate mike pence who was challenged by the mother of an active duty air force sergeant. she charged trump with disrespecting the armed forces and veterans asking pence how he was able to tolerate it. she was booed by the crowd as she spoke. after ward pence claimed trump supports veterans like no other leader in my lifetime. as the final month of summer begins top u.s. health officials are giving travelers an
has identified up to 14 people infected with the zika virus believed to be through mosquito bites. the cdc is issuing a travel warning to pregnant women and their partners to avoid the affected area in miami. of the ten nearly discovered cases six showed no symptoms. health officials only discovered them during door to door urine testing. how concerned are officials that >> they're very concerned. it's a very unusual step the cdc took to issue a travel warning for one specific neighborhood in miami. some are calling this the zika zone. this is where mosquitos are spreading the zika virus. local mosquitos, not folks getting the virus from outside the united states and coming into south florida. 14 people have contracted the
the cdc director says this mosquito that spreads the zika virus has proved to be a worthy adversary, possibly immune to insecticide or hiding in standing water in the area. >> what we're looking at carefully is is it expanding? is there a place beyond this one-mile radius that needs to be looked at? right now that one-mile radius already is quite a buffer zone beyond the concentrated area at the center of it where there's been transmission. >> now, the cdc pregnant women who have been in that area go check with their doctor. also folks expecting to become pregnant who have been in that area should wait at least eight weeks before trying to get pregnant. the cdc says you can avoid the area altogether or use mosquito repellent. >> important information there. thank you so much. an arizona couple has been arrested after abandoning their two-year-old son so they could play pokemon go.
hour naphtha and a half that we prove. this is nearly 10:30 at night. it's nearly 100 degrees. all he has is a diaper and tee shirt on. >> they've been charged with child neglect and endangerment. police were alerted after a neighbor called 911 after hearing the child crying outside the house. he was found red faced, sweaty and dirty. when officers called bre he replied quote, whatever and hung up on the deputies. >> all right. we'll move from that to this. olympic security is getting a boost from this morning's new york times. u.s. helps rio as threats rise before games. brazil and the u.s. have teamed up to identify any possible terror activity leading up to and at the olympics. american officials are training brazilians on chemical and biological attacks.
soft targets. this comes as isis says they need portugese speakers. outlets have reportedly been calling for attacks at and around the olympics and with just three days to go before the opening ceremony, the question remains, is rio ready? of course we'll stay on top of that for you. in the meantime though, bill karins is here with a look at the nation's forecast heating up outside. summer is sticking around obviousl the best either and also flash flooding too. the thunderstorms during the day and very hot and humid. once again watching the area because columbia and st. louis, flash flooding areas, interstates 44 and right across interstate 70. the other story is the heat. we're heating it up in the central plains. dallas is going to be exceptionally hot over the next couple of days. heat advisory across little rock and st. louis is under excessive
the tuesday to friday time period. 103 san angelo, dallas up to 102 today. that's just the temperature, not even the heat index. the rest of the temperature gets up to the mid-90s and as far as the heat index goes, very humid down here. and that's where it could feel like 100 to 110 easily each afternoon. also some rain up around albany new york. and some showers heading to boston and in the southeast, youric likely from florida through the carolinas. now here's a closer look at your day ahead. so the heat is on. look at once again salt lake city, what a hot summer you've had. 101 today. 98 in billings, montana and there's that heat all the way from oklahoma city to wichita, dallas all the way down into areas of south texas. 102 in dallas in the middle of the summer. >> hey, that's normal. >> if it's not that hot you're wondering what's wrong. exactly.
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cell phones at the scene. family members visited the crash scene leaving a memorial to remember their loved ones. air strikes in libya, u.s. forces are not expected to be involved in the ground offensive, but pentagon officials say precision air strikes targeting the military infrastructure will help libyans break their isis. a wedding oefficient yesterday, joe biden tweeting proud to marry bryan and joe at my house. two long white house staffers. he obtained the certification to preside over the wedding at the groom's request. his wife later tweeting, love is love. >> time now to get down to business. apple is taking its stance against guns one step further by
water gun. new moemoej jis will be rolled t for the fall. new york plans to restrict registered sex offenders from playing pokemon go. there is concern the reality game could be used to lure children near the residences of offenders. the measure will impact about 3,000 sex offenders currently on parole. and for all you night owls a late night walk-through lane. yep, up until now the fast food giant hasn't allowed customers to walk up to a drive through for safety reasons. unfortunately this one is across the pond in wales but we're hoping the trend picks up here too. a battle on the diamond and a different sort of olympic ring. sports is next. i'm in vests and as a vested investor in vests, i invest with e*trade,
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los angeles sexual assault lawsuit monday. she says she wants to focus on releasing a new album and will continue to pursue her legal claims in new york. the doctor says her claims are false. this follows an ongoing legal battle with former professional wrestler hulk hogan. it prevents him from receiving an invasion of privacy judgment earlier this year. the parents o to file a wrongful death lawsuit today against fiat chrysler. his carrolled back and crushed him. the yelchins are now administrators of their son's $1.4 milli $1.4 million e-state. the actor died without a will. do you remember that 1984 film splash? it's coming back to the big
street costar will reunite in the disney remake, except this time tatum will be the male version of the mermaid. picture that if you can. although some ladies might like that. right? no shirt? but i don't get the whole tail part. and stay tuned. and if you've ever hoped for a reboot of the fresh prince of bellaire, this is what will smith said tour. >> i don't think ever. ever. yeah, like pretty close to when hell freezes over. yeah, we're working on it. but you're right. you're right. >> i guess we'll take that as a no. i'm betty nguyen. this is "early today." ? the sun'll come out tomorrow... ? for people with heart failure,
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>> this is 7news now. >> christa: welcome to tuesday morning. second day of august, everybody. here's what we have for "today in new england." >> sarah: children are going back the a boston summer camp today less than a week after a child died while at the program. the changes in place starting today. >> christa: and the first family annual vineyard vacation. but they won't be the only politicians on the island this week. new details on donald trump's travel plans for a high-priced weekend fund-raiser on nantucket. >> sarah: an after-school program causing controversy. and while the program created by the national say tannic temple will not be offered here in massachusetts, it has people in one community talking. >> christa: and a patriot great in the spotlight.
suspension. what he said to honor a friend and a former teammate coming up. >> sarah: let's send it over to danielle gersh with a check of your forecast on this tuesday morning. >> danielle: hey, sarah. good morning, everyone. we made it into through monday. we're enter tuesday morning, and we're watching some scattered showers mainly across western mass, moving through the berkshires and into worcester county. i'd grab the umbrella and have it with you at least through this afternoon, through lunchtime today. most of that activity western mass, but it's moving east. so i think right around 495 you'll see that rain for your morning commute heading into about 7:00, 8:00 a.m. as you head enter lunchtime. i think chance the see showers does get smaller. by 3:00 p.m., the best chance to see any showers isolated in nature will be south of the pike for today. by this afternoon, we get to see the sunshine again, and throughout the week, temperatures will continue to warm back into the 80s, but for today, another day with those temperatures in the 70s.
weather will be dry. so we won't be tracking any more rain even though we really do need it. we're still in a moderate and severe drought from across central mass up the north shore and into southern new hampshire. so any rain you can get this morning is some welcome moisture. if you're getting ready to head out the door. 7:00 a.m., scattered showers for the morning commute, temperatures in the upper 60s. highs today partly sunny. a peek of sunshine later on this afternoon and high temperatures again in those upper 70s. so another day of temperatures and we're warping things up as we head into the rest of the week. more on that as "today in new england" starts right now. >> sarah: a warning for women not to travel to part of one u.s. city. people on alert after ten new zika cases. >> christa: and driving into danger. one person behind bars. another on the run after a couple's dash cam captures them getting caught in the cross fire in a shoot-out in roxbury. >> sarah: trouble on the trail for donald trump.
nominee facing more backlash over his comments about the parents of a fallen soldier. now a massachusetts lawmaker is demanding an apology. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good tuesday morning. thank you for waking up with us. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. danielle gersh helping us out once more. chris is away on vacation. >> we have musical roles on "today in new england." if you're getting readyo this morning. you may need it. temperatures off to a cool start. 68 currently in boston. low 60s along the cape and low 60s in worcester. we're watching some showers. most of that shower activity is across western mass. but notice they're tracking east. so i think heading into the morning commute inside 495, you do have a chance to see some of those showers, but as we head into 9:00, 10:00 a.m., that's when that activity will start the taper off.