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coming up on "early today," new breaking news and the attack on the cartoon attack. hillary clinton has agreed and will face a congressional hearing on benghazi in the coming days. manny pacquiao reportedly suffered a major shoulder injury before the saturday's big fight. could a perjury charge be next? president obama opens up to dave. much more on a busy tuesday. "early today" starts right now. good morning and thanks for waking up with us.
details released and it should be pointed out that there's no hard evidence to support the claim that isis is in fact between the two gunman that opened fire on sunday night. they're they say that they were roommates living in phoenix, and one had already been on the fbi's radar. >> reporter: police say the shootout lasted no more than 15 seconds after the alleged gunmen jumped out of their vehicle and opened fire. >> they simply got out and started firing. >> reporter: wounding bruce joyner, an unarmed security guard. then they turned toward police. >> came around the back of the car and started shooting at the police car. >> reporter: the traffic patrol officer inside that cruiser fired back, killing the suspects, elton simpson and nadir soofi. >> the officer was was using his duty pistol. they were using assault rifles. >> reporter: at this point investigators are not sure of a
motive. >> we think their strategy was to get to the event center, into the event center. >> reporter: where the inaugural muhammad art exhibit and contest was coming to an end. the event included a competition with a $10,000 prize for the winning cartoon featuring the muslim prophet muhammad, images that are blasphemous by many muslims around the world. >> we condemn in the strongest possible terms the actions of the violent criminals opened fire at garland's curtis colwell center last night. >> the council on american-islamic relations in north texas condemned the shooting. >> we continue to denounce groups and individuals who commit violent acts. >> reporter: we now know one of those individuals, simpson, was on a terror watch list and had his passport revoked about lying to officials about planning to join a terror group in africa. now investigators are trying to
learn more about his alleged attack here at home. jay gray, nbc news, garland, texas. president obama made an appearance on "the late show with david letterman" last night. >> what you have are pockets of poverty, lack of opportunity, lack of education all across this country, and too often we ignore those pockets until something happens. >> the president explained that while we still have a long way to go, the country is leaps and bounds better than it was in the past. >> when we say to ourselves that child in baltimore has tough circumstances, but that child is worth in the eyes of god just as much as my child and we need to make sure to make an investment in them, when we get that point, not only does that child do
better, but the country as a whole does better. that requires the sustained commitment i'd like to see. on a lighter note, the president and letterman discussed some of their retirement plans. >> what will you do when you're not president? >> well, i was thinking you and me, we could play some dominos together. >> dominos, all right. >> mr. obama also jokingly said he and letterman can go to starbucks and swap stories after they both retire. the 2016 republican presidential field is about to become more crowded today. former arkansas governor mike huckabee is expected to wade into the race this morning. on monday ben carson and carly fiorina announced they plan to run for the white house as well. tracie potts is in washington. this means at least 15 gop candidates are now running or considering a run. >> reporter: that's right.
nailed shut no is title of the video to kick off his campaign today. >> any drunk red neck to walk in a bar and start a fight. a leader only starts a fight that he is prepared to finish. >> he will make it known in clinton land. >> power needs to be local and limited. >> i am ben carson and i am a candidate for the president of united states. >> he follows dr. ben carson announcing this week but he may have an advantage. >> this gets more exciting when the governor's get in because
they governored. >> he has been here before, but failed to win the nominations. can he win main stream conservatives? >> the latest numbers are going up were hillary, but she is still beating every top republican in the poll. those that have declare and nose that have not. >> clinton is going back to capital hill. that's going to happen later this month. she will answer questions tied that the e-mail scandal when she was secretary of the state. she will testify only once on both of the topics. they requested two separate
aspooernsa aexperiences. this morning big problems for pacquiao. he could face disciplinary action for not revealing a shoulder injury before his fight. nevada's attorney general office is now involved. the trouble started a day before saturday's fight. pacquiao allegedly checked no on a questionnaire asking if he had a shoulder injury. after his loss to mayweather, he revealed he had a shoulder injury. he's facing a fine or even suspension. the boxer is set to have rotator cuff surgery this week. well, it was a fashion spectacle in new york city last night, he mets annual gala. this year's theme, china through the looking glass. sarah jessica parker's head turned heads as she wore a red philip tracey flaming headdress. the twitterverse exploded with things like this, compare her look to the heat miser from "a year without santa claus." singer rihanna shut down the red
carpet with this bright yellow fur trimmed guo pei cape. the train was so long, three men had to help her out with that. there were celebs who appeared to go commando. jennifer lopez in a skin -- tight versace gown, kim kardashian in a floor-length roberto cavalli. but a nearly naked beyonce stole the show in this jewel covered gown. was anne hathaway feeling the force? she wore a jedi-inspired ralph loren gold hooded dress. they all looked amazing. melissa rivers and her new memoir is about her mother comedian joan rivers. in the book she revealed her mom had 348 plastic surgeries. she was reportedly never happy with how she liked. she loved fat jokes because she herself was overweight as a chile. "the book of joan, tales of mirth mischief and manipulation" hits shelves today. flames are lighting up the night sky north of new york city where a 900-acre fire is burning out of control.
fire officials say this is about the size of central park. evacuations have been ordered for nearby residents. so far no word on any injuries. that's a little good news there. meteorologist bill karins is here with a look at the forecast. it has not rained much in the northeast and spring is dry and brutal conditions. the only hazards that we have on the west coast continue to be the long period and still we have some rip current threats from the beaches to san diego and up past malibu. they should be with us a day or two or improving. the story over night was the heavy rains and we had the flooding rain and four inches of rain and texas had three inches of rain. these are the highest rain totals that you can find. a steady rain there and that's the the grass loves.
likely it will come here out of texas. we have an early morning round, and then another round later tonight. a slight risk and 2 million people or so. in that dallas is in the risk of severe storms and flash flooding is possible with that. storm yegs in the middle and dry in the northeast. we're cool kicking south ward and tomorrow it's going to bring a threat of shower and storms to california. so we will have a chance for storms in the west as the cooler werths weather arrives. >> that's good news. thank you.
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. welcome back everybody. jurors in the penalty phase of the boston marathon bombing trial saw something they haven't seen in the trial since it began, a show of emotion from dzhokhar tsarnaev as his relatives from russia took the stand. nbc justice correspondent pete williams was in the courtroom. >> reporter: after dzhokhar tsarnaev sat stone-faced while dozens of witnesses told of the pain and suffering he caused, he showed emotion for the first time, wiping away tears as relatives from russia recalled his childhood. his 66-year-old aunt waved to him during a courtroom break, overcome at seeing him, unable to testify. she was one of five relatives from the dagestan region of russia brought here to talk about his past. all were issued electronic ankle monitors, housed in a secret location and escorted by the fbi. cousins told the jury he was especially close to his older brother tamerlan growing up.
they said when tamerlan visited them a year before the bombing, he embraced radical islam. defense lawyers played a recording of his voice talking about jihad found on a dzhokhar's laptop computer. according to a defense translation, he said "maybe you're able to hold it down, but i haven't been able to. i have this rage of hate red inside me." >> that was nbc's pete williams reporting. he also reports the case will probably go to the jury by the middle of next week. an nypd officer shot in the head over the weekend has died. 25-year-old brian mooar sustained severe brain injuries. his alleged shooter will now be charged with first degree murder we're learning how david goldberg died. he's the ceo of survey monkey and husband of facebook coo sheryl sandberg. officials say the 47-year-old collapsed on a treadmill, fell off and cracked his scull on friday. goldberg and his family were vacationing in mexico.
the u.s. has major catching up to do when it comes to maternal and child health. according to the state of the world mothers report, the united states dropped two spots to the number 33 spot among 179 countries. this is partly because other countries are improving faster than the u.s. the top five are all in scandinavia with norway number one. >> announcer: "early today" is brought to you by vagisil, the experts in intimate health. time to get down to business. good morning. >> good morning to you. panera bread which operates about 1,900 restaurants will eliminate about 150 ingredients from his food including and a new report shows that they spent more than $1 million
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this morning on "today," the silent killer in your home. a rossen report safety alert on the dangers of carbon monoxide and the simple way you can protect yourself and your family. now to sports. the rangers-capitals tied. second period, the caps' jay he finishes with 22 points and howard working in the post and gets rejected by jordan and those combined for nine. blake was too much for the rockets and ended with a triple dozen and 14 rebounds and 13 assists.
clippers take the game on the road and 117 to 101. the bulls travel and take on the cavs. he finished with 30 points but it was not enough for the cavs with three players scoring 20 or more points. they take that game. chaos broke out at the world cup stadium. fans rushed the field to celebrate the teams victory. instead they tacked them with sticks and pieces of wood. military police say that 600 officials were on duty during the game but only 14 were stationed on the field. police fired gunstun guns. she accused them on the floor racial issues on tv. the hollywood actress that's told to apologize to police.
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"jhango unchained" actress daniele watts actress has agreed to apologize to three lapd officers. watts and her boyfriend brian lucas were detained last september for lewd conduct. at the time they claimed mistreatment by the officers and racial bias. an audio recording made by one of the officers during the incident cast doubt on those claims. both will apologize and receive counseling as part of the plea agreement. on tonight show, jimmy fallon explains why will and kate's new baby is good news for prince harry. >> the royal baby is fourth in line to the british throne which pushes prince harry to fifth. i think it's great. now harry can finally relax and let loose. this is "early today." we hope this is your last stop on nbc. married my high school sweetheart... and pursued a degree in education.
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leading the news, in "usa today" feds explain why they want to question lance armstrong's girlfriend. the government is suing armstrong for civil fraud and they want to talk to anna about his history of lying. in "the new york times" police rethink long tradition of using force. a small group of law enforcement officials is risking a 1982 guideline called the 21-foot rule. that's the distance it took most officers to draw, aim and fire their weapons when attacked. today general joseph dunford is expected to be announced as nominee for joint chiefs
of staff chairman. he became the commander in afghanistan and currently leads the u.s. marine corps. advocates for tighter gun control won a small victory in oregon yesterday, a bill requiring criminal background checks when purchasing a gun. supporters of the bill expect the governor to sign it into law. if you're a guy with a beard, you might be carrying am germs as a toilet seat on your face. that's right. according to a quest diagnostics expert, some samples yielded types of things you'd find in fecal matter. ooh. his advice, keep your beard clean and try your best not to touch it. there can be interesting hospital visitors late at night a cute koala strolled right into a medical center, he took just a min tout browse the waiting room's magazine rack then made a cool exit out that same door
that it came in. >> where's the service around here? >> i guess he didn't like the selection. i don't know. >> that's the beauty of the doors. >> he was cute though. britain's royal newborn baby is expected to get an audience with the queen. queen elizabeth missed the birth on saturday because she was traveling inside london. in case you missed it, the baby's name revealed yet, charlotte elizabeth diana. charlotte after her grandfather charles, elizabeth after the queen and of course diana after her late grandmother. british singer adele is 27. superman actor is 32. family ties actress tina yothers is 42. now keep it here for more news and weather and sports.
involving a teenage girl and a gun belonging to a gilroy police officer. and protesters head to the south bay in response to a flag controversy five years in the making. plus if you think parking on san francisco's water front is bad now, wait until you hear the giants' plan. why proponents say though lit be worth it. live look outside. beautiful bay bridge on a distance on this tuesday morning, may 5th. this is "today in the bay." >> from nbc abarebay area this is "today in the bay." >> i'm good morning. >> we're going to have much more on the stories in a moment but first, look at the forecast. good