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♪ it's tuesday, february 23rd, coming up on "early today." it's vivau las vegas for donald trump as he tried to pat his lead over sniping marco rubio and ted cruz. the kalamazoo killer faces a judge as they piece together a shooting spree that left six dead and two injured. the wife of bill cosby testifies for hours in a sexual assault case brought against her plus sports caster aaron andrews $75 million trial set to begin. and who is wearing this costume. and incredible images of divers swimm
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moleau. "early today" starts right now. i'm dara brown. nevada voters 30 republican delegate delegates. the race has become a three-way race. and cruz came under fire after showing marco rubio dismissing the bible a cruz staffer was reading. >> for them to transscribe words, it's flat out lying. >> and rick snider said the video was inaccurate. cruz addressed the situation monday afternoon. >> i've spend this morning investigating what happened. and this morning i asked for rick tyler's resignation. >> reporter: praising tyler as a go
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cruz's campaign to quote do the right thing and stop telling lies. and one thing he's remained relatively silent on is trump. and tweeting about the controversy, calling it more dirty tricks. for the latest, we go to tracie potts in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning everyone. so, we know donald trump is not prone to be silent on anything and we learned that more late last night. he had a rally in nevada talking about the cruz ads and essentially calling cruz dishonest. listen. >> the cruz ad, it's not a subject i know anything about. but this guy is sick. there's something wrong with him. >> reporter: so, let's talk about today. the nevada, the republican cauc
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cruz. and marco rubio hoping to make his mark here. a lot of analysts are wondering if trump takes this one is is he going to be unstauablunstoppabl? and interestingly, kasich is getting heat from protesters at some of his events in nevada after signing off on planned parenthood and defunding it back home in ohio. could be interesting race. those caucuses happening later in the evening nevada time. so, here on the east coast it could be a while before we start to see results. meanwhile, the democrats are gearing up for saturday in south carolina. and hillary clinton is pushing hard to maintain her lead over bernie sanders and clinton appearing at some and others being hosted by
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including the mothers of trayvon martin and jordan davis. and members of congress and high ranking party members free to choose their own candidate. the key win for obama in 2008 over clinton. according to the ap, clinton is indorsed by 87 to sanders' 11. award delegates are proportionately. meaning sanders would have to win many of the remaining contests by a large margin to remain competitive. but super delegates may change their mind anytime before the elections. talking to a canadian catholic program, sanders said h
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a socialist. >> well, what it means to be a socialist in the sense of what the pope is talking about, what i'm talking about is to say that we have got to do our best and live our lives in a way that all all allev yates human suffering. >> so far the vatican has not commented. the uber driver accused in saturday's deadly shooting spree in kalamazoo has been denied bail. jason bryan dalton has admitted to the crimes. appearing oen a live feed, he said he preferred to remain silent when asked if he had anything to say. if convicted, dalton facings life in prison. he's due back in court on march 3rd.
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for a mass last night in memories of the six victims. michigan governor, rick snyder has ordered the flag to fly half mast each day for each victim. and 14-year-old abigail continues to fight for her life and remains in critical condition at a local hospital. a 16-year-old boy has died from injuries sustained in last week's helicopter crash in hawaii. the teen along with three family members' tour helicopter crashed near the visitors center. the teen had to be cut free from his seat. two of the family members remain hospitalized, the third was treated and released. no news on the status of the pilot. bill cosby's wife camille, testifiednd
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not done yet. during the nearly seven-hour deposition, mrs. cosby only answered questions for two 1/2 hours. another round has been scheduled for march 14th. lawyers objected to questions siting spousal privilege and attorneys had to call the judge twice for rulings. he argued that her conversations with her husband are private. he is facing a civil suit by seven women claiming he defamd him the l them by denying the sexual assault allegations. he has continued to deny the allegations of assault and misconduct dating back to the 1960s. he's counter sued claiming they defamed his character. an alarming now report on
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scientists say seas are now rising faster than they have in 2800 years. scientists reconstructed sea levels going back 3,000 years and found the increase grew sharply over the last century. the study blames, human-caused global warming and sea walls could raise 24 feet by 2100. and good morning, bill. could be dangerous and possibly deadly afternoon and evening. we're worried about tornados. the storm won't be able to follow them much after dark. and short lee time. right now, no tornado threats. damaging winds possible around victoria. and further to the north, waco up to dallas, fort worth. across east
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mississippi, that's the area of greatest risk in here. strong risk in the red color and the best chance of tornados is in this moderate risk area from batten rouge to new orleans, beluxy, mobile and into southern portions of alabama, not including the montgomery area. one or two strong tornados are possible. those are the ones typically are the most deadly and the timing is right around the dinner hour into the evening hours, especially as we go through alabama and on wednesday, we'll see the strong line of storms from columbia to jacksonville, maybe an isolated tornado in eastern north carolina. this is a two-day severe weather threat. that's your national weather, now a closer look at your day ahead. well,io acan see from this map the active weather storm starting today. this
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they're open to look aing at president obama's nominee for this year. and 56% of the public wants the senate to consider president obama's court nominee. the risk of contacting kanlskanls cancer may be three times higher than previously thought. it's been shown to contain potentially dangerous levels of formaldehyde. they now say the potential risk for people exposed to certain types of laminate flooring is not for two to nine people but instead three times that. lumber liquidators has already stopped selling laminate floor from china. the company has said lumber liquidators has significantly
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protocol to sample testing. the cdc is reviewing and will issue another report. and check out this nasa video showing astronaut scott kelly going bananas in a guerilla suit. this after his twin brother, mark, shipped the costume to the international space station and kelly got into monkey business chasing a fellow crew member in zero gravritgravity. what is the top dog in the u.s.? the labrador retriever. and german shepherd and beagles. let's get down to business now. bill and melinda gates wrote a letter siting finding clean energy sources and the dispart between men and women in the household. and
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court for kyrie irving, he says hotel bed bugs caused his flu-like symptoms thursday. they did confirm that bed bugs were found in irving's room. he was back in action against detroit but they managed to take them. and taking on number three virginia at home. the hurricanes managed a late surge to hold on for the upset. from the hard court to the court room, jury selection began in the case against sports broadcaster aaron andrews against the franchise owner against a national hotel and the man who admitted to secretly taking nude pictures of andrews in 2008. the trial is expected to last about two weeks. imagine swimming with
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now to entertainment news. morgan freeman is the new voice of waves. the traffic app. he was one of the most requested voices. and the smithsonian unveiled a portrait from netflix "house of cards." and netflix released a statement through underwood, that i'm one step closer to convincing the world that i am president. >> what is your favorite super power out of all the super hi heroes? super strength. >> that was "batman v superman" actor calling out ben affflek. they can interact with the stars and proceeds go to charity. zack effron and dwayne
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now at 4:26, the fallout at a prince george's county child porn case ticontinues. what what is expected to happen in a matter of hours. and this morning we're get being you ready for another caucus as the republicans get their turn in nevada. florida and good-bye sunshine, hello rain. we're tracking when showers will hit our area and how long they're expected to stay. but first good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. let's check in with chuck bell. what do you mean rain is coming? for a lot our neighbors south of city, it's already raining. weather headlines, you guys
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just about stole my introducti n introduction. a cold rain coming today. possibly of a rumble or two of thunder tomorrow and with the they haheavy rain today and tom flood threat will be increasing. for now, though, here comes the rain drops. it's already raining south of washington, fredericksburg, warrington all wet. temperatures are only in the chilly upper 30s to low and mid-40s. so it's all rain for now. and these temperatures, that's where we'll stay pretty much all day. it's #umbrella today. >> guess i'll have to love that on a tuesday. right now you can see again over the roadways here on high mamy where the rain is falling. all the green blob. do have an issue here that i just put in here. southbound 301 near 214, report of a mattress in the roadway. people going around it here this morning.
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out there. they are trying on send somebody out there to pick it up. 95 north to the beltway, 17 minutes. on time there. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 and we'll see you in just a minute. developing this morning, new charges could be announced against a former prince george's county teachers aide accused of abusing children. the state's attorney and u.s. attorney will hold a news conference this afternoon. deonte carraway is accused of sexually abusing students and making child pornography videos. some of the abuse happened at judge stiylvania elementary school. there is a student safety task force that will conduct an independent review of the school district's policies. it will focus on the role of volunteers and whether they should be spupervised while working with students. in april,
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recommendations. the prince george's county man who set up a hit on his uncle from prison will be sentenced today. ryan mayhew face as life sentence in the death of his uncle. he ordered the murder from squal jail to prevent him from testifying in another murder case. mayhew and two others will be sentenced today at 2:00. man accused of killing his health mate will be in kurt. steve briel is accused. prosecutors say he strangled mann aftof a an argument ter an argument. the insanity against willdefens will be used. a win for donald trump could
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and a win for marco rubio could dramatically change his campaign. today marks one puig until the virginia primary on super tuesday, but first the gop candidates have to get through the caucuses in nevada. hillary clinton will and bernie sanders have to get through south carolina's primary on saturday. and then march 1st, super tuesday, when voters in 13 states and the territory will go to the polls. bernie sanders will be in folk today, john kasich campaigned yesterday. hillary clinton may be planning a visit soon. >> virginia is critical. virginia is a swing state. we'll make a huge difference this year. >> now, ahead at 5:00, you'll hear from the chairman of the republican party of virginia. he expects all of the candidates on the republican side in virginia at least once by monday. you can check the candidate tracker in the nbc washington


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