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the house on birch leaf drive. that's all for now. i'm lester holt. thanks for joining us. this morning on "early today," another twist. the man accused of killing unarmed teen trayvon martin is back behind bars after a judge revoked his bail. intrepid bound. the space ship enterprise has passed new york landmarks as it heads to its final deination. and royal pageantry. more than a thousand vessels sailed down london waters to mark the queen's diamond jubilee. captions paid for by nbc-universal television hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with back in jail. the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with the
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murder of teenager trayvon martin turned himself in to police yesterday. george zimmerman's bond was revoked friday after the judge said he failed to disclose around $135,000 he had set up three his website. jay gray reports. >> reporter: after six weeks george zimmerman is back in jail. >> he's quiet and cooperative. >> reporter: the 28-year-old who shot and killed trayvon martin turned himself in on sunday, two days after judge kenneth lester revoked his bond. >> i find good bond exists. >> reporter: the decision came after prosecutors argued that during his initial bond hearing zimmerman and his wife hid the fact that theyed that raised money through his website. >> it was misleading and i don't know what other words to use other than it was a blatant lie. >> reporter: zimmerman's attorneys countered that it was a mistake, not a lie. >> if it was therein tent, why would they disclose to me the
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first day it was discussed and why did he follow all of the money i asked him to follow it the day i asked him to follow it. >> reporter: zemerman is charged with the second degree death of mar on the. late thursday martin's attorney says the bomd ruling calls into question the fact that he used self-defense. >> we think it is the most important ruling so far in this entire case. >> certainly as mr. crumb said there's a credibbility question that they need to explain away what they did. >> reporter: an explanation they hope to offer judge lester during a bond hearing they will ask for in the next few days. well, overseas it is a horrific scene this morning in nigeria's largest city after a jetliner slammed into a business neighborhood sunday killing everyone onboard in the second air disaster in that country's
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history in days. it also kled an unknown number of people on the ground. a military official says ta pilot reported engine trouble. >> reporter: moments from touchdown the aircraft crashed into a residential area. the weather was good when the plane appeared to land on a two-story building striking a store and apartments. >> translator: my children were outside playing ball. e with asked them to look up because the plane was about to land on top of my head. the minute it passed, it bent. it was going down. >> reporter: many people were home when the jet fell from the sky. thousands poured outside trying to find survivors in the wreckage. >> you could still see the painting from the airline company on the side of the wreckage but from there up the cabin of the plane had been
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destroyed and due to rubble. >> reporter: government say all passengers and crew, around 150 feared dead with more likely casualties on the ground. nigeria has a poor air safety record. they're trying to find out what caused a cargo plane to crash in ne nearby ghana. >> that was nbc's reporter reporting. well, shifting gears on a much lighter note, london's biggest party of the year, not counting the olympics, of course, is off and running. more than a million people joined in the fun as the royal family kicked off the queen's diamond jubilee marking her remarkable six decades on the throne. it was a scene watched all the way around the world. we're taken to the floetding festivities. >> reporter: this is the day when the modern monarchy is mixed with tradition.
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it was prince charles' idea to have a river pa jenty to commemorate his mother's 60 years on the throne. some 360 years ago river pageants were held for great royal events. this certainly was that. a thousand boats raging from big boats to kayaks to river boats and everything in between. >> i'm here with my three children having fun. we try to make the most of it. >> reporter: the idea was to demonstrate britain's rich maritime history. there were boats that took part in the rescue mission to rescue allied sealediers during world war ii. there was even one boat that took part in queen victoria's diamond jubilee back in 1897. the queen herself travelled on a barge alongside her husband prince philip, her son prince charles and of course prince william and kate.
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the rain kicked off. not over yet, though. there are two more days of celebrations to come and spirits high, looking forward to that. anabel roberts, nbc news, london. and now for a look of your national weather, look who's back. i'm giving dibs on how long you're going to remain chipper and happy. i say seven minutes. >> i turned a whole new leaf. i had bright shining moments. when i woke up late every morning, i said, god i miss lynn. >> what might she be doing. >> exactly. good morning, everyone. unfortunately we're starting with a nasty morning in tulsa, oklahoma. you picked up rain at the international airport in just the last hour. this radar picture, all the little white dots are active lightning strikes so we've got really strong storms from
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muskogee, heading to the arkansas border and back to tulsa, big storms popped up. they're not move fast. that's going to be a troublesome area all summer long. from jonesville to jackson tennessee, a line of storms will push to the south and finally they're weaker storms but still a light area of them, light rain coming out of tennessee through north georgia. atlanta it looks for now stuff should miss you to the north. hopefully we'll keep you on the dry side. it with us not a nice weekend in maine, new hampshire, and vermont. that continues into this week. cool air all week long in the northeast with afternoon showers especially and then we'll continue hot down here in the southwest. it will be about 97 today in dallas. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look outside your window. areas like no, charlotte, d.c., we'll be seeing showers and storms with the max heating of the day.
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still pretty warm and dry in many areas of the deep south. so you did get all my "miss you" notes and flowers all week long. >> i was feeling bad for you. it's good to have you. it's a relief for you. coming up, nightmare on the nikkei, facebook targets kid and getting to break bread with the oracle of omaha. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. plus christown stewart brings some box office mojo to the snow white & the hunld men. celtic get even and tiger roars back with one of the best shots of the year. you're watching "early today." >> announcer: "early today" is brought to you by advil. make the switch right now.
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good morning and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry, and here are some of your top headlines this morning. skier ya's president bashar all
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assad told syria's parliament his government was not involved this the massacre last week. in egypt the top prosecutor plans to appeal the life prison sentence given former president hosni mubarak. thousands in tahrir square demanded he get the death penalty for the uprising that forced him from power last year. today in northwest pakistan a u.s. drone fired rockets that killed 15 people in the tribal region near the afghan border. it with us the third attack in three days and all told, 27 people have died. the space shuttle "enterprise ygts made its final trip on the barge in the new york harbor past the statue of liberty and down the skyline. today it will be lifted up to its permanent home. and a new miss u.s. a. has
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been crowned. sheanced a question about transgender contestants. she said it would be fair for a man who became a woman to be named miss universe. and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow kicked off the day at 12,118 after nosediving 274. taking a look at overseas trading the morning in tokyo the nikkei sank 144 points while hong kong the hang sang sank a whopping 372. the first full week of june is already off to a rough start. overseas this morning, the broader tokyo market fell to a 28-year low as investors worry about a trifecta of economic fears, a potential eurozone break-up, a u.s. economic relapse, and a sharp slowdown in china. on friday news the economic economy added only 69,000 jobs
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in may whieped out all the gains for the year. that dismal jobs report pushed oil to fresh two-year lows. looking ahead fed chair ben bernanke delivering his economic outlook on thursday. also this week investors will gauge the strength of the economy from fresh factory data and the fed's beige book report. "the new york times" reports baker of america alleges bang executives knew about mounting losses at merrill lynch but failed to inform them before they approved the $50 million purchase back in 2008. "the wall street journal" reports that facebook is working on technology that would allow children younger than 13 could use the social networking site with parental vision. all the latest video gadgets will be on display.
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and it's that time again. the bidding has begun for you and some of your closest friends to dine with warren buffett. last year's binner shelled out 2.6 million bucks and later land add job with the billionaire investor. all proceeds go to charity. coming up foul trouble puts out the heat's fire and a monster win at the monster mile. plus tiger woods shoots his way up the all-times win list. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. and there looks like a line of severe thunderstorms. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today."
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good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports last night in the nba's eastern finals the celtics hung on after blowing a huge lead to tie their series with the miami heat. here's nbc's mario solis with an early look at all your sports headlines. hi, there. good morning. lebron james fouled out for the first time in four years. dwyane wade missed game-winning shot and the celtics have evened up the series with afternoon overtime win in boston. game four of the eastern conference finals, celtics wanted this one from the start. rajon rondo threads the needle to paul peefrmts rondo with 15 points and 15 times.
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heat make it the game in the second half. lebron james calls his own number, throws it down. miami starting to claw their way back into it. then if the fourth it's lebron again. this time he ties the game with under a minute left. he had 29. moments after paul pierce fouled out. james investigated tangled up with pietrus. first time he's ever fouled out. final seconds, heat down two. no lebron so everybody otown planet knows wade is going to get the open look. celtics hold serve and even the series with 593-91 win in overtime. nascar now jimmy johnson took the checkered flag at dover. it ease his record-tying seventh win at the monster mile. let's go to golf. tiger began with four shots off the lead, began roaring back. just getting warmed up. on 16 with his ball buried in the rough jack nicklaus is
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calling this the most unbelievele shot he's ever seen. if he pushes it lodge it's in the water so tiger does this right in the cup. there's a fist pup. we haven't seen that out of tiger in a while. takes the lead with an amazing shot. then on 18 caps off his fifth memorial championship with another birdie. ironically he ties the golden bear for the second most pga tour wins with a victory at jack's own tournament. and that's your look at sports on "early today." i'm mario solis. coming up the runaway bride boomerang's back. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. plus, a young man with a very good excuse for missing school last friday. you're watching "early today."
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welcome back to "early today." forecast update. if you're in northeast oak including the tulsa area, you have the worst whether with really strong thunderstorm. this afternoon we'll still see strong storms in the southeast including atlanta. the northeast doesn't look easy. rainy day around maine. showers and storms likely for the big cities of i-895. if you're watching us on lex-18 lexington kentucky in nearby new port see more than 20 species of the world's most weird and wonderful aquatic animals at bizarre and beautiful. that's what i call lynn every day at the new port aquarium.
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and that's your "early today" event of the day, lynn. >> just too easy. thank you. a new traditional fairy tale played way above expectations at the box office this weekend. starg kristen stewart, "snow white & the hunts man opened". "men in black 3" not bad. "the avengers" took in just under 20 million bucks. more importantly a $1.3 million box office global take it's now the third biggest movie of all time. yeah, it's done well. else writer drew barry more and drew copalman were married at their home. >> did you go with jimmy? >> unfortunately not. he didn't call me back. remember crystal harris, hugh hefner's so-call runaway
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bride? aplarjt she's back. she tweeted she's hef's number one girl once again. and finally sad news for "snl" fans. andy sandberg has announced after seven seasons he's done with the show. the shorts, not going to be the same. this comes from kare news 11. a fifth grader heads to school with the all-time greatest excuse note for missing class. 11-year-old tyler's dad took him to work friday so he could see president obama speak. well, the president later met tyler in the crowd. noting his absence, the leader of the free world decided to write a note to tyler's teacher reading, quote, please excuse tyler. he was with me. bachlt i'm lynn berry. this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. graduate, now that your journey begins,
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a tranquil start to the week. a cool morning. sprinkles overnight. 4:28. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm eun yang. welcome to "news4 today" for this monday, june 4, 2012. we begin with breaking news. eight insurgents are dead from a drone strike in pakistan on the border of afghanistan. this is the second drone attack in as many days. pakistan has repeatedly demanded the u.s. stop these attacks, but american official say they're too effective in the war against militants to stop. the man charged in the shooting death of trayvon martin is in jail.
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george zimmerman surrendered to police in sanford, florida, yesterday afternoon. a judge revoked his bond saying zimmerman and his wife misled the court about their finances. in his initial bond hearing in april, zimmerman said his family was broke. prosecutors later argued that zimmerman had the fact that he raised $135,000 in a defense fund. an attorney for the family says the issue questions zimmerman's credibility. zimmerman's lawyer plans to ask for a new hearing. >> you look at the statute, i think he is still entitled to a bond. however, having put something in front of the judge that the judge relied on that may not have been fully true is going to cause a concern. he's going to have to address that with the courts. >> zimmerman claims that he shot trayvon martin in self-defense. he's charged with second-degree murder. today metro begins its countdown to a new service it says it will make thousands of commuters' trips to and from


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