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in did i o-diplomacy. president obama and his counterpart counterparts corporation. and oh, dear, a young buck goes on a rampage in an arkansas grocery store. good morning, everybody. i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc.
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we begin with morning with strengthening ties from abroad. right now, president obama is on a trip that brings together the world's two larges democracies. nbc white house correspondent vana guthrie is traveling with the president in new dehli. savannah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. the president so his third day here in india, something the white house likes to point out is the single longest stop of the obama presidency. they're trying to emphasize the u.s. ties with india, a country of more than a billion people. one of our big trading partners. but toous says this could be an even bigger trading partner, looking to have india open up
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its markets to more goods which the president said would directly translate into more jobs in america. they've been trying to emphasize the partnership between these two countries. here is what the president said earlier today. >> as president, i've had the opportunity to appear with many of my foreign counterparts at press conferences such as this. but i cannot remember an occasion when we have agreed to so many new partnerships across so many areas as we have during my visits. >> reporter: well, later today, the president will address a joint session of the indian parliament. tomorrow, it's on to indonesia, a short visit, but of course, lynn, indonesia is where he spent several years as a young boy. >> savannah guthrie, thanks so much. indonesia is the next stop of the president's asian tour. according to the white house, his plans to depart tomorrow are still on despite a deadly volcano there that still has nearby residents on high alert.
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the massive explosion on friday shut down airlines and sent gases and xloegzs into the air. now, a total of at least 141 killed over the last two weeks. defense secretary robert gates is urging the government to repeal the ban on gays serving in the military. gates said he would like to see the repeal of don't ask, don't tell, but added he was unsure what the prospects for that were. the senate has not yet taken action and the pentagon has conducted a study which is due out on december 1st. but in a pushback against a stand, the new commandant of the marine corps has said with troops fighting in afghanistan,
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now is not the time to overturn the policy. as if the grief stricken nation of haiti needed any more problems, the river that's been the source of the cholera epidemic there is now expected to overflow today. this comes after hurricane tomas soaked the survivor camp and swamped coastal towns sparking mudslides and flooding that killed at least six people. a dam has been opened as people along the river are being forced to evacuate. here is your first look at other news going on around america today. in missouri, one freight train rear-ended another after it pulled on to a side track after stopping. several rail cars and an engine were knocked off the tracks. a railway person reports that a switch that governed use of this side track was not working at the time. the accident is under investigation. in arkansas, a young buck made a quick stop at the grocery
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store. security video shows the white tail deer running through the parking lot, through the automatic doors, then zipping down the aisles, scampering past startled customers and employees. fortunately the speed shopper found his way out and caused only minimal damage. and in pennsylvania, they found a smashingly fun way to get rid of those leftover fall pumpkins. it's the first ever pumpkin magnet festival. some even used it for a little target practice. wow, that guy almost got a bull's eye. now for a check off your weather, let's check in with nbc bill karins for your forecast. you see, bill, now you understand why i threw a pumpkin at your head this morning. >> i don't know why people like to smash the pumpkins, but it's fun. let's talk about the forecast. if you're waking up in new england, it's a nasty morning.
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if you're looking out the window closely, you may see snowflakes for the first time. here is the scenario. ocean storm developed and wound itself up in the gulf of maine last night. a very intense nor'easter type storm. high pressure do remember dominates the rest of the country east of the rockies. everyone else is nine. it's just up there in new england that we have all the issues this morning. we have winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour on the coast of maine. boston, right now it's all rain for you, but you saw your first snowflakes of the season. rhode island, providence had snowflakes for a little bit and now you're back over to rain. some of this is trying to work its way over long island, too. it's just quite a morning out there. it is cold. temperatures are in the 30s and 40s. connecticut is in the 30s here. the pavement will be fine driving to work or to school. as you head outside, it's cold
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and wet and damp. as far as the winds go, 35 in boston, 23 in new york. not only is it raining and snowing, it's windy, too. even these winds are gusting as strong as 31 as far away as philadelphia and that means our windchills are cold. windchill of 24 in hartford with a report of snow at this hour. windchill in philly is not much better and along with new york. it is the heavy gloves, hat and winter coat this morning in new england. everybody else is okay today. it will be a beautiful day. chicago, kansas city, st. louis, indianapolis and cleveland, not that bad. it's been very cold in the morning, but we've been warming it up with strong sunshine during the afternoon. much of florida, after a very cold weekend, you're going to warm it up the next two days. it's kind of the first winter storm, lynn, in many areas.
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>> a lot of areas are starting to see their first snowfall. >> it's just a little shocking as you head out the door. well, more airbus trouble, boeing scores a sale and 7-eleven makes hay with the slurpee. push comes to shove on the racetrack. another comeback by brett farve. you're watching "first look." funny thing about vegetables... they fill you up without filling you out.
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welcome back to "first look." i'm lynn berry. and here's some of your top headlines this morning. in mexico, drug gang violence just across the border from el paso, texas, has left at least 20 people dead, including seven who were apparently at a family gathering on saturday night. police say there have been much of the same kind of massacres in ciudad juarez, one of the deadliest in a three-year turf
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war run by drug cartels. a train carrying nuclear waste in germany is inching towards the investigation today after anti-nuclear demonstrators blocked the path several times by chaining themselves to the train tracks. protests gain momentum following chancellor angela merkel's plan to keep nuclear energy which critics fear is unsafe. in spain, 200 people protested pope benedict's visit to barcelona by staging a gay kiss-in as the pontiff drop by in his vehicle. during a visit that criticized spanish laws that allowed gay marriage, backtracked divorce and easily allowed abortion. more buildings in pompei could collapse like the 2,000-year-old house that disintegrated over the weekend there. an archaeologist expert said it's virtually inevitable given the state of the building. now here is your first look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 11,444 after
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adding nine points on friday. the s&p rose 4 points and the nasdaq edged up one. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo, the nikkei climbed 106.93 points and in hong kong the hang seng rose 87.55. after the hype of last week's election, the fed decision on stimulus and friday's job reports, investors to thrive on a steady stream of data could go into withdraw this week. economic sentiment and mortgage apps are a few of the economic updates on deck. macy's and gm will weigh in and the president will face policy questions of korea at the end of the week at a meeting of the world's top economic powers. qantas said the airbus 380s will remain on the ground. they found, quote, oil where it shouldn't be in the engines of three of the super jumbo jets. boeing has inked a deal to the sell a dozen new 777's to
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saudi airlines for $373 billion and eight 787 dreamliners for an undisclosed amounts. "the wall street journal" reports citigroup surround investigation by the securities & exchange commission over whether the group made adequate calls about the debt levels of some of his risk funds. financial advisers for aol is reportedly exploring a partnership with yahoo!. but so far, the company has not reached out to the rival. plans to announce it buys the e-commerce company that runs for reportedly $540 million. 7-eleven fast tracked the campaign to capitalize on the president east joke last week on a possible slurpee summit. now a convoy of trucks are trekking to d.c. passing out free purple to the people slurpees. purple because that's what you get when you mix red and blue
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together. and it looks delicious. well, everyone wants to be friends with it is queen. now millions of internet users are able to log on to facebook and find her majesty after england's queen elizabeth launched her oenl own page on the social networking site facebook today. rupert has the details. >> reporter: while much of royal tradition is slow to change, their adoption of new technology has moved faster. >> good afternoon. >> reporter: since making the first uk trunk call in 1958, the queen has continued to em bragz communication. youtube, twitter, flicker, she has accounts with them all. now with the king of social networking sites, facebook. >> well, i think it's very important for the royal family to get their message out. sometimes they complain here at the palace that their message is confused by modern media.
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this is a way where they can put out what they want to say. i think that's what's going on here. >> reporter: the court circular, the social diary will be on the site along with royal news, videos and events. >> the facebook termology of poking someone as a means of saying hello is ruled out. so, too, is becoming a direct friend of the queen. but users will be able to receive regular updates on her engagements. buckingham palace. >> log on. more late-game heroics from brett favre. the cowboys' struggle continue and a stun for the patriots. plus, rubber wasn't the only thing burning on the racetrack yesterday as two drivers sdwar off. your first look at sports is straight ahead. you're watching "first look." ie all of your life... that is one late baby. wait ! ... but i need you with me on the morning flight to london
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goal in o.t. the vikes won it. the team that needed a win but can't buy one, the cowboys were thumped once again. aaron rodgers picked them apart. threw three touchdowns. the game wasn't even close. packers won big, 45-7. now to philly, colts and eagles. austin collie sandwiched by two players and knocked out cold. another look. kurt coleman hit collie with the helmet. didn't appear to be intentional. it was helmet to helmet. that is exactly what the league is trying to crack down on. let's go to the fourth. michael vick punched it in from a yard out. eagles held on 26-24. browns pulled off the upset of the day. peyton ran over the patriots with a pair of scores. the browns -- that's right, the browns, ended the patriots' five-game win streak, 34-14. to detroit, the kicker was hurt. off the upright, that miss came back to haunt the lions.
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the jets got a field goal in overtime. nick fulk nailed a 30 yarder for the win. jets won it, 23-20. nascar's chase for the cup is heating up in more ways than one. jeff gordon and jeff burton wrecked. gordon crashed hard into the wall, but it didn't end there. the two exchanged words and punches on the tracks and they think these guys like each other. with friends like that, who needs enemies? denny hamlin took over the points lead with a win in texas. that's a first look at sports. i'm fred roggin. now for another quick look at the weather, here is bill karins with the weather channel forecast. >> it's always humerus looking at tiny guys fight. >> i don't think they would like that characteristic, tiny guys. >> a lot of race car drivers are tiny guys. >> it puts the pumpkin smashing to shame. we always try to up it during the show. wait until you see what's next. >> i just found out that in west
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hartford, they're reporting as much as 1 to 2 inches of snow on the ground. not the roads, but mostly on the grassy services and the cars had a birth of snow. especially from hartford to the border of massachusetts. some of the higher elevations, the snow is sticking to the ground. it's 36 degrees in hartford, so out there in the burbs, it's probably down to freezing. that's the only location that i heard that there's snow that may have a chance to delay schools or something like that because the bridges may be icy. as far as the windchill goes, it is just cold. that wind is howling this morning. especially if it's raining where you are and you have winds at 27 in boston, the winds are gusting up to 35 miles per hour. the winds are gusting up to 50 miles per hour on the coast of maine. it's just an ugly, ugly winter-like day. the rain could back down as far north as new york city during the day today. with philly, everybody else, though, d.c., you're dry.
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welcome back to "first look." i'm lynn berry. friday night on late night with jimmy fallon, jimmy introduced his one rule about daylight savings time. >> if you're confused about the rule, just remember, you gain an
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hour every fall. you lose an hour every time you watch an episode of "jersey shore." you guys, president obama is on a ten-day trip to india, indonesia, south korea and japan. it's impressive. not to be outdone, today joe biden went to epcot. i went over to germany and got a streudel. nbc is canceling its new show "under covers." about a husband and wife team. in fact, they were such good spies, people didn't even know they were on the air. >> tonight, jimmy welcomes actress johanassen. that's week needs at 11:35 central time. a look at this morning's headlines and entertainment. this past weekend, the strongest at the box office in over three
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months with a family friendly come by leading the way. the animated 3d super villain comedy "megamind" opened in the top spot with a slightly less than expected amount. will farrell, brad pitt, and tina fey, megamind had been expected to take in $50 million. strongly in second, "due date" starring robert downey jr. and zach galafinakis took in a slightly better than expected $33.5 million. tyler perry's drama "for colored girls" premiered in third in line with expectations at just over $20 million. and making news in "limited release," the real life survival story, 127 hours after the the mountain climber was trapped after a fallen boulder pins his arms down. in four theaters, it averaged a whooping $66,000 a cinema. bill, there is one particularly
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graphic scene that is reportedly left some of the viewers a little sick to their stomach. apparently some of them got ill and even fainted. i want my money back if that's happening. >> they had to have known what they were getting into. maybe they didn't realize it would be as graphic as it was. >> i don't know. i hear 127 hours, i don't think that. i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. stay tuned. "way too early" with willie geist starts right now. president obama is in india right now. before he left, he shot an interview with " 6/0 minutes" that aired last night where he owned up to mistakes made in the first two years of his administration. the question is, which members of the president's own party are going public with their post midterm election frustration. george w. bush is out with a new me


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