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>> if you want to do the curages thing, then you two should resign. >> people who put dollars over the fundamental safety of the people do not belong in government and you need to resign too, governor snyder. >> the head of the epa and governor of michigan were hammered over the led in flint's waiter. >> you need to take responsibility because you screwed up and messed up 100,000 people's lives. >> reporter: every resident in flint was exposed to dangerous levels of led while officials insisted it was safe. but the democrat from pennsylvania hit back hard. >> you not in a medically induced coma for a year. and i've had about enough of your false contrigz and your phoney apologies.
>> i wish we had yelled from the tree tops but there is no way my agency created this problem. >> reporter: more than 150 residents from flint bused in overnight for the hearing. >> we can't brush our teeth. we can't just use the faucet like we are do here in washington. >> reporter: for some it still lingers after they were so badly letdown letdown. we are hear for the first time from the first known isis fighter known to surrender on the battle field. virginia native is an american-born son captured this week in iraq. he said he made a quote bad decision to faulto a young woman from turkey to syria and then mosul iraq. and they have released a vid quoeo of his confession. >> i was with a lot of
i didn't really support their ideology and that's at that point, that's when i decided i needed to escape. i wanted to go back to america. my message to the american people is the life in mosul it's really, really bad. >> it is unclear if wesz is returning to the u.s. or will be prosecuted. meanwhile, the new york pizzeria owner who admitted he tried to recruit for isis has been sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison. previously pled guilty to providing material support to isis. he was the first man captured and convicted of supporting isis in the u.s. and iraqi born palestinian has been indicted on trying to support isis. this comes two months after he
lying about traveling to syria. he faces a total of 15 years in prison. it is a flight 55 passengers and crew won't soon forget. it was struck by lightning and had to make an emergency landing at nearby jfk. it was circling when it hit turbulence and it left passengers stunned. >> it was just such a loud bang, it was like a if i recollect, you know -- firework, like right there. so happy we all landed safely. and we were saying to each other, we made it. >> yes, they did. the plane landed safely and no one was hurt, the faa is investigating. and to the increased support
>> reporter: two blocks from the white house a secret huddle on how to stop donald trump from moving in. a frustrated group led by inflew influential contrvservative looking ahead to a contested convention. they're reassessing how to slow him down. two road blocks slowing them down. first, trump could still lock up the nomination before the convention and he more than doubled his delegate lead this week. >> now we're having conversations with donors. >> reporter: anti-trump activists to convince delegates to fight the frontrunner at done contested convention. it's people who built this party have been here longer than the newcomers threatening to burn the whole thing down.
specifying who they should unify behind, john kasich and ted cruz. marco rubio praising cruz as con conservative and senator lindsey gram saying he would raise money. >> if you killed ted cruz on thefloor of the senate and the trial was in the senate, nobody could convict you. >> reporter: the unlikeliest of pairings, one the stop trump movement never saw coming. bernie sanders has officially conceded the missouri primary to hillary clinton. nbc news said clinton was the aparent winner on tuesday after leading by roughly 1500 votes. he said even though he's behind in total delegates by a wide margin, don't expect him to drop out. >> we think if we come into the convention in july in philadelphia having won a whole
momentum behind us and most importantly perhaps, being the candidate who is most likely to defeat donald trump. we think some of these superdelegates who have now supported hillary clinton can now come over to us. all eyes turn to next tuesday's contest. utah and idaho as wells american sumowau. it's interesting to note that utah will be offering online voting for their republican caucuses for the first time. supreme court nominee merrick garland is making the rounds on capital hill. he met with harry reed and the top democratic. senate republicans are standing by their vow not to even con consider his nomination until the next president is elected. eight senators have said they would be open to at least meet with garland.
extreme weather brought lightning, powerful wind and golf-ball size hail to north texas thursday, leaving a lot of broken windows in its wake. it killed eight exotic birds at a zoo in fort worth. and a late winter storm in parts of the colorado rockies over the last two days. that's more than the town of loveland has had in the past two months. as you've seen, old man winter, well, it is sticking around, it seems. let's hope not for long though. your most important point we're going to make is computer models are not forecast. they just give us a little piece of the puzzle. this was the european computer model showing a significant snow storm through all of new england. and now we have the new one in about two hours ago and
european model about 100 miles to the east. took the heavy band of snow and now into the coastal areas. that's why these are not the official forecasts. this is just a glimpse. now the american model soalso has a more nuisance type of event and doesn't have that much snow in southern new england. as of now, the trend is a little bit off the coast. again, we're still 60 hours away from the event. but as of now, we're looking at a minor event, showers and storms along the gulf coast. and on sunday, we'll be watching where the storm is off the midatlantic coast. now a closer look at your day ahead. so, showers and storms plentiful this morning. we're watching them in north florida and another lie in
and a little chillier as we go further up towards the north. so, how did you do? you ready for your quiz? >> yeah. i don't like the way it sounds either way. >> a little wintry but the odds of a huge major storm are a little less today than yesterday. >> we'll take that. well, seaworld's major de decision over the future of killer whales. and the situation in brazil is getting dicier by the moment.ier by the moment. no, no, no, no, people are both soft and strong... yey! which is why our products are too. angel soft. oh, look... ...another anti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen. neutrogena rapid wrinkle repair works... ...in one week. with the... fastest retinol formula. ...to visibly reduce wrinkles.
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it went into double ot as number 12 advances with the 85-83 win. then seaten hall scoring machine isaiah white head gautd ice cold as gonzaga got away with this one. north carolina's roy williams got his 56th ncaa victory breaking a tie with his mentor, the late dean smith for most wins. the tar heels easily beat gulf coast. and utah took out colorado. another eight versus nine was close but butler managed to pull away for the win against texas tech. and the next round tips off at 12:15. just ahead, why a puerto rico beauty queen is losing her crown. plus a wacky looking apartment really exists.
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nbcnews.com north korea launches ballistic missile and new show of force. the launch occurred about 5:00 p.m. eastern time and flew about 500 miles. this is the latest recent aggressive acts from the nation which has become typical around the time of south korea-u.s. military exercises. and in u.s.a. today, internet debate alert. how many girls are in this photo? this instagram post by a swiss photographer has divided the internet into two teams. are there two girls or four? bill says five. i want to say there's two. it's the latest obstacle illusion trending online. but i think it's two. who knows. here's what caught our eye in the animal world. a florida woman is fighting to keep her unusual house pet, a 6-foot long alligator.
knows how to work the remote. he's just a house gator. >> she got a license 11 years ago. >> heetz rr's got a t-shirt, so he must be safe. >> they say she doesn't have enough space for the gator that can work the remote control. and officers got a chance to cuddle three real-life teddy bears on thursday. they were spotted in the cambreau county woods. they tagged them to monitor them throughout the years. two treasured new editions this week, bengallal white tiger cubs. their birth two months ago. they'll be in public view at the zoo next week. sidney the dog may just be
what is going on? video of the dog has been making waves across the internet. how is this happening? he says he and his pup regularly ride together and it is considered normal in indonesia. that doesn't seem normal at all on any place on earth. president obama travelled to cuba on sunday. it's the first trip by a sitting u.s. president in nearly 90 years. and our special coverage includes lester holt anchoring nbc nightly news from havana on sunday. happy birthday to adam levine, 37. actress queen latifah, 46 and former miss america, vanessa
now at 4:30 scared to death. what happened to a charlotte woman that is five months pregnant and has her reliving the fear of an attack. >> if you are ready to work with me i'm ready to work with you. >> plus fed up. people in a charlotte community come together to take back the neighborhood. >> and carseat check to make sure your child is safe. i'm rachel rollar. thanks so much for joining us at 4:30 this morning. first larry has your forecast and it's friday. >> finally got here. as we take a look at i-77 and wilkinson boulevard not a lot of traffic this morning. light traffic at harris boulevard. we'll talk about that later. rachel will be here throughout the morning. a pretty nice start for the morning, an okay day before the big changes for the weekend. checking temperatures across
that matter. atlanta 59, chattanooga 51, greenville spartanburg at 50. 64 degrees on the grand strand so really not a bad start in the morning. upper 50s, mainly sunny skies. mostly sunny comfortable in the foothills and right here across the piedmont high around 71 degrees. big changes for the weekend. we'll look at that coming up in just a few minutes. thanks larry. several neighborhoods are on alert because teenagers are causing a lot of trouble there. neighbors and cms officials took part in an emergency meeting. sarah higgins was there for the heated discussion. >> these people are tired of these children. one man said he was not going out to have a cigarette. >> that's what they do.