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it's thursday, february 25th. coming up on show"early t tay"," death, destruction and delays. fresh off his nevada victory, the donald has set his sights on super tuesday. and a rare nbtinterview with the woman who could become first lady. incredible images of exploding e-cigarettes inside people's pants. and aaron andrews breaks down during her dad's testimony and her $75 million lawsuit. astronaut scott kelly return to earth. "early today" starts right now. good morning, i'm dara brown. breaking overnight, four dead after 19 tornados reportedly touched down along the east coast yesterday.
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2-year-old boy were found dead in waverly. they enacted a 7:00 p.m. curfew as first responders continue searching door to door for missing residents. the county associated with robert e. lee's surrender back to a post apocalyptic battle ground and turning entire neighborhoods to runlbble. this has already claimed the lives of four others in the south. the massive ef 3 tornado that hit pensacola, florida with winds topping out at 155 miles per hour, the strongest of the year. and one person said his neighborhood resemblees a war zone. thousands of people up through new jersey are without power and thousands of flights have been canceled or delayed due to the
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delta even brought pizza for frustrated hungry passengers after their flight was rerouted to syracuse. as new york city saw rain and heavy wind strong enough to blow over this tractor trailer on the george washington bridge. and a vehicle burst into flames. and meteorologist bill karins will join us in just a few minutes for the latest forecast. and donald trump continues to break into the evangelical base. on the indorsement front, trump got his first congressional backing from new york's collins who previously backed jeb bush. california's duncan hunter who recently made news by vaping at a hearing said he would also support trump. >> but former gop nominee mitt
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blockbuster was on the way when trump released his tax returns. an issue that rankaled the governor in the 2010 bid. >> i think in donald trump's case it's likely to be a bomb shell. >> trump responded to romney's predikds prediction. >> why not just get them out there? >> i'll make a determination at the right time. i'm in no rush to do it. >> he also talked about picking up votes. >> i could win texas. i don't know that i will but i could win. that's the only state that i'm a little bit down. and i laugh at the pundits who say if you look at all the rest, it's 53. >> and later he tweeted when ted cruz quits i'll get his
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and milania trump spoke about disagreeing with the donald. >> well, do i agree all the time with him? no. i don't. and i tell him that. i tell him my opinions. i tell him what i think. sometimes he listens, sometime he don't. >> a fascinating look at a very private potential first lady. and some of the latest polling out of ted cruz's home state has the senator an even neck in neck with trump. on the democratic side, hillary clinton is adding the flint water crisis to her platform, releasing a new ad. be sure to tune in to msnb later today at 5:00 p.m. eastern and at 8:00 eastern, chris matthews talked to bernie sanders as part of the hardball college tour.
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and now dangerous side effects from those e-cigarette devices. >> reporter: a customer was simply stopping for snacks at a kentucky gas station when the security camera captured this startling moment. josh hamilton suffered second degree burns. he said the spare battery for his e-cigarette device exploded. it's the latest injury tied to electronic vapor products from oklahoma to california. doctors at harbor view medical center in seattle have seen five different patients in the past five months. >> it become as high powered rocket that can cause significant force and injury to the patient. >> reporter: the problem center around lithium ion batteries that can over heat, especially if the wrong charger is used.
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charged and used under proper conditions, vapor products pose no more of a fire risk than cell phones and laptops. and employees tell customers don't carry the batteries in your pockets. >> sometimes it might touch the loose change or a key p.. i recommend carrying a battery case like this. >> reporter: advice to make sure people can vape without the fireworks. nbc news los angeles. a video purportedly made by isis supporters makes direct threats against facebook ceo mark zuckerberg and twitter ceo dorsey, in response to their recent efforts to remove posts that promote terrorism. it's the first public threat made against zuckerberg. the video, which has not been
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oen a social media site popular among isis supporters. it shows both ceos riddled with bullet holes p. sholes. nbc meteorologist bill karins is here with the latest on that severe weather going on. incredible. >> and obviously a deadly storm, the tornados and then just the amount of wind that this storm was producing is really incredible. now it is exiting ohio, head nothing to -- heading into canada. we've had a lot of wind damage reports, massachusetts. and a wind gust of 82 miles per hour. that is incredible. that's one of the strongest wind gusts ever recorded in the month of february and it's so rare that it has severe thunderstorms in february. it's been 19 years since there
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night in massachusetts. and we only have on hour left and boston to cape, right down the coast towards port smith and we still have the snow side of the storm too. the snow is going to continue. especially in central and northern michigan. and additional snowfall will be in the higher elevations in the mountains of the appalachians. now a closer look at the day ahead. behind the storm system, temperatures are cold enough for the snow. temperatures only high today in the low 30s. nice day in areas of the rockies. that's where the warm air is going to be building in the days ahead. i think lot of people in the east coast will l talking about
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astronaut scott kelly due to return back to earth on tuesday. he's made a huge following after posting stunning photos of the earth from space on social media. kelly shared what he'll miss the most. >> the ability to press our limits with regards to exploration and discovery. i think it's been a privilege of being a part of that and it's something that i'm going to miss. >> by the time kelly returns, he will have travelled more than 143 million miles in space. and check out this high-speed chase that took place in southern california yesterday afternoon after cops try toedied to pull over this ford truck. the chase finally ended after dep ite deputies hit the truck and arrested the suspect. and you have to look at this cute photo of a polar bear playing a game of peekaboo at
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well, it was a dramatic day in the civil lawsuit brought by sports reporter, aaron andrews. she looked on in tears as her dad talked about her trauma after someone secretly filmed her at a hotel. nbc's morgan radferred has the details. >> reporter: an emotional day for aaron andrews, wiping away tears as her father describes her as a shell of the person she previously was. >> she's terrified, she's depressed. she's not the girl that we used to know. >> reporter: steve andrews, testifying on behalf of his daughter and her $75 million suit against the man convicted of stocking and accused of secretly filming her naked in her hotel room. >> she kept screaming i'm naked,
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>> reporter: michael barrett removed and altered the peep hole and then used a cell phone to record her naked. andrews' attorney called a hospitality expert to the stand. >> that's the cardinal sin is to give somebody's room number away or let them know they're staying there. >> he deceived, cunieved, stocked. >> reporter: mr. andrews believes someone needs to pay for what happened to his daughter. >> first time in mai life, as her father where i didn't know if she was safe or not. i feared for her life. well, let's get down to business now. the faa is considering allowing small drones to fly over the general public. the agency is coming up with
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late and held on to hand eighth rank saided iowa their fourth lost. next we have legendary walton feeling rocky mountain high and a last second desperation three pointer for arizona at the buzzer. but no good and the buffalo fans stormed the court as colorado upset 75-72. in the nba, golden state behind, steph curry nails the go ahead three-pointer with 38 seconds to play. warriors held on for their 14th win in 15 games. and finally, progressesing nicely. that's tiger woods who's still recovering from back surgery posted along with this 13 second video on twitter showing him shooting a nine iron in a simulator. singing super star adel is
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leading the news, it's the most read article in the washington post. justice scalia spent his last hours with the order of saint hubris. it shows some of their members were with justice scalia where he spent his last days. it's unclear what association scalia had with the group. and on nbcnews.com emergency room visits double for marijuana-using colorado visitors. the number of visits from tourists more than doubles, the first year it was legal compared to 2014. they're cautioning people to have a full understand ogof theing before
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and in alameda, california had to be quarantined yesterday after an employee became nauseous and dizzy after opening a suspicious powdackage containing a powdery substance. it was sent to a lab for further testing. and check out this surveillance video showing robbers in southeast texas smashing a ford pick up truck into a store on monday. three men then ran inside, slipping on broken glass but they made off with a whole atm. police are still searching for the suspects. and facebook has rolled out newemoej emojisemojis. you can do more than just like a post. you can pick happy, sad. well, it's not for the reasons you might think it's
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meet a robot that can learn artificial taste to judge whether or not it likes art. it uses the data to develop its own unique taste. he's a looker. now it's time for a look ahead. the five remaining republican presidential hopefuls face off for the 10th time at the university of houston. and tonight's moderated debate will be simal cast on telemundo. and happy birthday to rasheeda jones, chelsea handler, 41 and taya leowny is the big 50. now, keep it right here for more
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i'm dara brown >> live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 today in
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allyson: happening today, clean-up in the carolinas. after severe weather hit the carolinas, we'll show you the damage that the wind left behind. geoff: also in this morning's headlines, presidential hopeful hillary clinton talks gun control. we spoke with her exclusively. more on that straight ahead. allyson: when the democratic primary comes this weekend, there will be a name on the ballot that you may not recognize. right now many people in our area are in the dark. geoff: duke energy is reporting that just over 3,700 people are without power in greenville. in spartanburg, 3,500. in anderson, there are over 1000 customers without power. in rutherford, also over 1000 customers without power. i'm geoff hart. allyson: and i'm allyson powell .

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