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>> no, we want to cop up with a really fair but firm answer. >> the candidates juggling campaign controversies as each struggles to answer mounting questions on big issues. new details surrounding the shooting death of a deaf man during a traffic stop. officials work frantically to disarm a teenager wearing an explosive belt in iraq. canada returns 1,500 american boaters to the u.s. and much more on a busy tuesday. "early today" starts right now. good morning, everybody and thanks for joining us today. new this morning an immigration flip flop? donald trump dramatically shifts his tone on the single most defining issue of his campaign promising to be quote, fair but firm toward the nation's estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants. as new questions swirl around his immigration stance, but trump pushed back on any indication he may be flip flopping. relationships with a lot of people, a lot of hispanic people, we're talking about it, we're going to get rid of the bad ones. the bad ones are going to be out of here fast. as far as the rest we'll go through the process like they are now, perhaps with a lot more energy and we're going to do it only through the system of laws. >> okay. >> we're working with a lot of people in the his manic community to try and come up with an answer. >> so you're not flip flopping? >> no, we want to come up with a
want to come up with something fair. >> and he didn't budge on plans to build a border wall. >> we're going to build a wall, folks. we're going to build a wall. don't worry. we're going to build a wall. that wall will go up so fast your head will spin. and you'll say, you know, he meant it. and you know what else i mean? mexico is going to pay for the wall. >> yet when p possible policy shift, his campaign manager could not say whether trump
would stand by his proposed deportation force. >> as weeks unfold he will lay out the specifics of that plan that he would implement as president of the united states. >> will that plan include a deportation force, the kind that he just -- you just heard in that sound bite and that he talked about during the palestinian primaries? >> to be determined.
more though. let's get the latest. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump was once again on teleprompter here in akron, ohio. this marks the sixth day that donald trump has used the teleprompter at a speech or at a rally. he is the best leader when it comes to immigration, when it comes to the economy and when it comes to fighting terror. this crowd did not need much convincing. they were enthusiastic from the start. next he will be clarifying his immigration plan there or throughout the week after reports surfaced over the weekend that he expressed an openness to amnesty. i spoke to supporters here in akron though, who tell me that regardless, even if donald trump changes one of his key positions like that, they'll still support him because either he is the lesser of two evils or they trust in his ability to lead. back to you.
>> all right. thank you. well, trump isn't the only one
foundation are now under fire. newly released e-mails from dlin ton's final as secretary of state show her top state department aides engaging with foundation do nors. that as the fbi now says it's found nearly 15,000 new clinton e-mails which are set to be released in october. and now trump is calling for a special prosecutor. >> the clintons made the state department into the same kind of arkansas government was. the amounts involved, the favors done, and the significant number of times it was done require an expedited investigation by a special prosecutor immediately, immediately, immediately. >> he's also demanding the foundation to be shut down altogether. >> number one, they should shut
that we shouldn't be taking and they shouldn't be taking money from. >> meanwhile clinton's vp pick tim kaine is defending her actions. >> was it appropriate for her to take those foreign donations --? >> when you say for her to, she -- >> for the clinton foundation to. >> to do the work they were doing, sure. >> bill clinton says he will be stepping down from the foundation if his wife wins the white house. he also said organization would not accept donations from any groups outside the united states and despite the steady drip of controversy, clinton tell jimmy kimmel there's nothing to worry about. >> have you considered using face time instead of e-mail? >> actually that's a good idea. jimmy, my e-mails are so boring and i mean, i'm embarrassed about that. they're so boring and so we've
more? >> well, today on the trail, clinton is set to unveil her tax cut proposal for small businesses as her running mate tours through colorado and trump is scheduled to hold a rally in texas as his vp pick campaigns through pennsylvania. the california judge at the center of this year's controversial stanford rape case bows out of an upcoming trial. he faced backlash of he gave brock turner what many saw was a well, now he has taken himself off what would have been his first sex crime ruling since the turner controversy. he's been embroiled in a recall campaign. over 1 million people have signed a petition to remove him from the pench. the judge's decision to step aside came the same day that stanford banned hard liquor on campus. there is now backlash following the police involved
deaf man in north carolina. witnesses say state trooper jermaine saunders shot daniel kevin harris almost immediately after getting out of his patrol car. some add that harris may have been trying to communicate with the trooper in sign language. saunders pulled harris over for speeding. quote an encounter caused a shot to be fired. harris died at the scene. saunders has been placed on administrative leave pending investigation as procedure. those chilling cries are from the 14-year-old boy captured here moments before he planned to blow himself up. potentially killing scores of others in northern iraq. officials believe he was trained and brainwashed by isis. take a look at this dramatic scene where saufsers shake with
that of course is the wrong video there, but more than 1,000 americans unexpectedly invaded canada on sunday with inflatable rafts and inner tubes. the boaters were taking part in the river party when strong winds blew them off u.s. waters and into canada. many of the floaters were rescued, some were so afraid about gti swim back to the u.s. it took 19 hours and 19 bus loads to get everyone back across the border. new details on president obama's to louisiana later today, but first, tropical storm gaston is building. is there anything to worry about? >> he's third in line and unfortunately it does look like it will intensify to a hurricane. but it takes it to the central atlantic so that's great news there. we also have to watch this one
the bahamas in the days ahead. we'll be watching the chance of severe weather today. that's a look at the big weather picture across the nation. now here's a closer look at the day ahead. temperatures are still very hot in the southern half of the country. we'll be having some stray afternoon thunderstorms from jackson, to mobile, to new orleans. tampa and jacksonville, florida, still a nice day in raleigh with lower humidity. mideast. and how about this gorgeous picture from an aircraft above phoenix as the dust storm hit sunday evening. what as incredible image. "early today" is back in two. met tomorrow... ? for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible. ? tomorrow, tomorrow... ? ? i love ya, tomorrow ?
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final days of the indiana state fair. these state troopers with their own take on their own take on car pool karoake. a record number of people are unable to get into their homes as over two feet of contaminated water persist in many areas. president obama is headed to the region today. joining us from washington is edward lawrence. how's the community there preparing for the others have some sharp words for the president. president obama will be in baton rouge later on today. he did not cut his two-week vacation short in order to go see this flood damage. some criticize that move. republican candidate for president donald trump capitalized it on thursday. he toured the damage area. he also handed out and met some of the folks who were affected by this. now, the louisiana governor
actually helpful to the area to bring national attention to this problem that's happening there. the governor went on to say that a presidential visit that early could have hampered relief effort. still some 60,000 homes were damaged. 13 people have been killed. still some people point out that president obama did not visit baton rouge in july when two police officers killed a black man there. he did not visit baton rouge when three police officers were ambushed and killed. betty. >> all righ we'll be following that visit today as well. and we now know full details of the horrific alligator attack that killed a young boy back in june. a final report released by the florida fish and wild life conservation commission said he died from drowning and a crushing bite. it's classified as a predatory attack. the report said the father reached into the alligator's
it will not sue the resort. a statement released on monday requested privacy saying quote, we are focused on the well being of our family. that is our priority. stay home and rest up. that's what doctors are ordering aretha franklin to do. shows have been developed including one at radio city music hall. this is the first time franklin ha health reasons since 2015. she plans to return to the stage in november. death by bag pipe. that is what british doctors say killed a 61-year-old bag pipe player in what appears to be the first of its kind. the instrument's moist and dark interior provided an ideal breeding ground for fungus. the case now serves as a warning to other bag pipers and wind
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well, a source tells e news that u.s. olympic gold medal ser ryan lochte feels like his life is crumbling under him following his robbery tale and we may know some of the reason. more on that. so what do you know? >> reporter: well, good morning, betty. so what we've seen over the last 24 hours is these sponsors for lochte dropping like flies. in the last 24 hours alone he's lost sponsors on everything from skin care to speedo, ralph lauren and a skin care company
the swimmer after that major public relations fiasco last week in rio. another is what's happening to allergy sufferers with the major cost rise in epipens. it's really putting a pinch to their pocket. since 2007 the price has hiked significantly. back in that year you could get these for around $100 and now they're going for over $600 so a major problem for allergy sufferers. of course another sorry weir watching is what is happening with the price of oil. we've seen a major plunge in prices since the rally we saw over the last week and now a note from goldman sachs saying they expect prices to stay 35 to $50 a barrel. they say country is going to come back online from countries, so some major questions going forward for these oil markets. >> thank you so much.
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actor best known for his portrayal in lord of the rings recently revealed he turned down a massive payday. listen to this. facebook billionaire shawn parker reportedly offers him $1.5 million to officiate his wedding back in 2013. it cost over $10 million. it involved 364 guests getting custom made costumes made by an oscar winning designer. you could dress me up in anything you'd like for $1.5 million. >> but he said he doesn't do weddings. he may not have to do movies if he did more weddings like that. >> i tell you, that's pretty good. this is a story for all you frequent travelers. no more of those bulky neck pillows. >> this is so much better. >> that is called the nod pod. that other angle looked more comfortable.
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them fend off infectious diseases and it can help moms return to prepregnancy weight faster. check out our story on nbcnews.com. and a terrifying moment at the indy car race brought viewers to a stand still. take a look as driver pulls out of his pill stall. he crashes into the path of charlie kimb born right on top of the innocent bystander. luckily no one was seriously hurt, but that could have been so bad. >> it didn't look like they were going that fast. >> exactly. and then tyra banks is headed to prestigious stanford university, why? well, she will be a guest lecturer and coteacher of a two-week class in may. it will focus on protecting a
just 25 graduate student to participate. she is going to keep her students off their phones unless it's to tweet something that she said. hey, you've got to use social media to your advantage. and then kfc is now trying to keep you from getting extra crispy. they created a chicken flavored sunscreen in a bold marketing move to promote their extra crispy fried chicken. >> does it smell like fried chicken? >> it does. they gave away 3,000 bottles for free selling outit even though the product may smell delicious the product is not edible so don't eat your sunscreen. >> that would be a nice color. >> who wants to smell like chicken though? >> i mean, for a gag i guess, you're right. walk through a crowd of people. >> you want to smell like coconut. >> you smell like chicken. >> thanks, bill. thanks for watching "early today." thanks for watching this tuesday and we'll see you right back
this campaign has senn err entered an alternative universe. >> hillary clinton getting candid about the race for president. "today in new york" starts now. 4:30 a.m. on this tuesday, august 23rd. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm kerry barrett in for darlene this week. >> raphael miranda is here. we heard your first complaint about the cold this morning. >> 4:00, 4:30 a.m., outside. temperatures in the 60s. we have winds and visibility is good. even 40s north an west of town. you can complain. temperatures back to 70s and low 80s today. another gorgeous day. like yesterday, lots of sun without the wind. this evening, 79 degrees and sub i. heat and humidity are right back