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and who is wearing this costume. and incredible images of divers swimming with the moleau 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
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and this morning i asked for rick tyler's resignation. >> reporter: praising tyler as a good spokesman and calling for 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
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>> reporter: so, let's talk about today. the nevada, the republican caucus caucuses. the latest poll show donald trump with a 16-point lead over 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 unstaublableunstoppable? 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.
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hard to maintain her lead over bernie sanders and clinton appearing at some and others being hosted by surrogates, 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.
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their mind anytime before the elections. talking to a canadian catholic program, sanders said he considers the holy father to be 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 allev allev 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
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if convicted, dalton facings life in prison. he's due back in court on march 3rd. meanwhile, mourners gathered 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 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
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no news on the status of the pilot. bill cosby's wife camille, testified under oath but she's 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
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he's counter sued claiming they defamed his character. an alarming now report on climate change. scientists say seas are now rising faster than they have in 2800 years. scientists reconstructed sea levels going back 3,000 years and foundd 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.
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up to dallas, fort worth. across east texas, and louisiana and southern alabama and 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
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well,io acan see from this map the active weather storm starting today. this evening in texas and late toonlt tonight in georgia. and wet snow mix in your near city. this is our first real severe weather threat of our early spring season. >> spring is going to come in like a lion or a lamb? >> right now it's looking like a lion. coffee drinkers listen up, we have good news for you. plus, what are the most popular dogs in america? we've got the list.list. do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members? is your success due to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer give you a jolt of confidence? if so, you may be gearcentric. someone who knows that the right office gear helps you do great things.
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this is in stark contrast with mitch mcconnell who td the president not even to nominate a replacement. and these two have also said they're open to look athing 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 kanlserkanls er 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
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he finished with 36 as golden state improves 50-5. and a weird one off the 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
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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 heroes? super strength. >> that was "batman v superman"
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they can interact with the stars and proceeds go to charity. zack effron and dwayne "the rock" johnson hit the seas to start filming "baywatch". jimmy fallon was a little confused by jeb bush's concession speech over the weekend. >> jeb bush announced that he was dropping out. it was bitter sweet but i have to say that his concession speech. >> republican can win the white house and get back to being on the verge of having the greatest time to being alive and that's what i honestly believe and i enjoy working you to make that dream come true. [ applause ] >> well, if you're not qualified to be president, maybe miss america? >> i'm dara brown and this is
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leading the news in the charlotte observer, charlotte city counsel approves lgbt protections in 7-4 vote. north carolina's largest city passed a law allowing transgender people to choose public bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity. north carolina governor, a former charlotte mayor against the measure, vowed to take legislative action if it passed. and 13 bald
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federal authorities are offering an a reward of $10,000 for information. authorities suspect they may have been poisoned. this was the scene at a connecticut chuck e cheese. at least a dozen people were involved in a fight yesterday that apparently started after two women bumped into each other. authorities are currently searching for those who left before police arrived. no serious injuries reported. a 97-year-old woman is being evicted of her home of over 60 years, though she claimed her landlord was a friend. she has only 60 days to find new accommodation accommodations. and an upside down house in taiwan is giving people a whole new perspective. it's over 3,000 square feet and completely furnished. it's open to the public from now until july.
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instead of doing planking, you could just go upset down. an incredible celebration across the skies of china and taiwan. thousands gathered to celebrate the end of the lunar new year by writing their hopes and wishes on paper lanterns before setting them off in the skies. the tradition which dates back 2000 years holds that the gesture will bring good luck. so you write it in the lantern and then send it off to the sky. >> it's beautiful. where theyey land is a different story. >> well, and does anybody read them? that's an interesting thing too. the obama administration plans to submit a plan to shut down guantanamo bay. president obama is seeking to make good on his promise to close the facility before the
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and happy birthday to dakota fanning, and emily blunt is 33 and peter fonda turns 76 today. i'm dara brown. thanks for are watching "earl they served our country. our country should serve them better. bernie sanders cracked the gridlock with john mccain to help clean up the mess at the v.a. and strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders has always stood with our veterans, and that's why he'll never rush to put our men and women in harm's way. judgment. integrity. bernie.
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>> live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. allyson: peppering now you're , waking up to rain across the area. as we take a look at live super doppler 4 h.d.. we'll get to weather coverage straight ahead. geoff: also in this morning's headlines. police say a reported shooting at a south carolina mall may not have involved any real bullets. allyson: and more on a woman's body found by an upstate fisherman. the coroner now confirming how she died. geoff: 4:30 this morning: great to have you with us, i'm geoff hart. allyson: and i'm allyson powell in behind us is the lauren skycam joined by dell. dale: homelessness inch and a third at gsp.
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airport. it will continue throughout the day. fairly light rain today. heavier rain tonight and into tomorrow. that is when we have the threat of possible severe weather. today through tomorrow, we will be under a flash flood watch because of the heavy downpours we have already had. things are saturated and more rain in the forecast could lead to creeks and streams coming out of the banks. here, you can see the rain is widespread. we will show you counties under the flash flood watch. a watch means just that. we are watching for the potential of flash flooding that could occur with heavy downpours. especially as thunderstorms rumbled through tonight into tomorrow. today, umbrella, rain jacket needed. cool breezes will keep the temperatures locked in at best into the low 50's for highs today. it is in the 40's this morning. 48 in greenville will climb to low 50's. 44 in asheville will climb to


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