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. hi. it's wednesday, june 10th. coming up on early today, president obama is considering sending hundreds more military personnel into iraq in the fight against isis. fascinating new details to rally the man hunt for the two murderers on day four of their escape. plus resignation, the texas cop at the center of a pool party melee is out. then to a hero cop who saved a man from a fiery inferno. and cute creatures ahead. good morning. nice to be with you. could america be going back to iraq? the world has watched as iraqi
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forces has suffered a string of defeats against isis, notably in the important city of ramadi. a new proposal reportedly sending 500 military advisors to the area. they would potentially help the iraqi military training them to take back ramadi. the national security counsel says it's considering a range of options. after four days and the lam the search for those two convicted killers who escaped from a maximum security prison has turned into an international man hunt. that came up empty. now we're getting new perspectives on the investigation. first, stephanie gosk spoke exclusively to the person of interest in the case. she works in the prison.
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>> she is not the kind of person who's going to risk her life or other lives to let these guys escape from prison. >> and we are also hearing from the son of one of the escapees. >> he's very intelligent from the people that i knew who have talked to my father because i don't really know him directly. that's what they would tell me about him, things like that and other things i can't disclose. >> tracie potts is live with us this morning. is the trail cold once again? >> reporter: unfortunately it looks like that trail went cold overnight and now in terms of the search our affiliate up there is telling us it's literally back to square one, back to dannemora where the prison is located. searches have turned up empty this morning. >> the whole area is in an
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uproar really concerned about getting these guys off the street. >> reporter: scores of local state and federal officers scoured the area after reporteds that two men ducked into the woods there. late last night, only a few remained. richard matt and david sweat are still on the loose after cutting through the steel walls of their cells and crawling to a manhole a mile away. >> in 2016 the technology we have it's pretty bizarre that he got out. >> reporter: they are questioning a prison worker who went to the hospital with a case of nerves the day they escaped. her son says she'd never help them escape unless she was forced. >> other family members might be at risk you do a lot of things to protect your family. >> reporter: the other big mystery here is what about those tools, the power tools that had
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to have been used to cut through the steel walls of the cells? where did they get them kwm? >> it's so baffling how they got away and continue to stay away. the texas police officer who made headlines for drawing his gun on teenagers at a pool party has resigned. officer eric casebolt has turned in his badge amid an investigation. >> he came into the call out of control and as the video shows was out of control during the incident. >> casebolt a ten-year veteran of the department has voluntarily stepped down. he could still face criminal charges pending an investigate. two bomb threats targeting capital hill and the white
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house. >> reporter: the order came without warning. a bomb threat phoned into washington, d.c. police lead to the unprecedented evacuation shortly after 2:00 p.m. during the daily televised briefing. quickly ushered out of the building just steps from the west wing. president obama was in the white house and was not evacuated. the first family was in the residence, also not evacuated. one reporter asking if the press should stay in place. >> folks keep moving. >> reporter: secret service officers and a bomb sniffing dog swept the area including a room where white house staffers work. during a search they also covered the robotic cameras operating live. after 30 minutes the scene was cleared, no bomb found and the briefing resumed.
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>> were his family in any way impacted or evacuated? >> they were not. >> reporter: a separate bomb threat was phoned in earlier on capital hill. >> we're clearing the floor. if you could in orderly fashion please exit as quickly as possible. thank you. >> reporter: capitol hill police searched the room looking for anything suspicious. officers and dogs combed the hallway but nothing was found. were the two threated connect ed eds connected? the secret service is investigating. former house speaker dennis hastert accused of taking hush money to cover up long-ago sex abuse. >> reporter: after 12 days in seclusion, dennis hastert walked into a media frenzy in court, a
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dramatic fall from grace. hastert, who has now vendsurrendered his passport. hastert agreed to pay an unnamed individual $3.5 million to conceal prior misconduct. and for about two years he made 15 $50,000 cash withdrawals. after hastert was alerted about that reporting requirement, prosecutors alleged he took out more cash but this time in increments less than $10,000 on at least 106 occasions, intentionally structuring those transactions to fly under the government's radar is illegal. >> you rarely see them prosecute a case on facts like these. but -- and i'm speculating here -- the fact that he lied to the fbi about the nature of the
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transactions and their purpose could well have been a tipping point for prosecutors in deciding to bring both charges. >> reporter: he's hired high power washington attorney thomas green who's represented others in national scandals from watergate to iran contra. the misconduct was sexual in nature with a male student at the illinois high school where he taught for 16 years. the identity of individual a remains a mystery, baffling many of hastert's former students. you don't believe it? >> not at all. i never had any problems with him at all. >> reporter: the man who was once second in line to the presidency is out on 4500$4500 bail. nude photos of celebrities
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were leaked online. according town sealed court documents authorities were able to link the breaches to a single computer owned by emilio herrera. almost 2500 icloud accounts were targeted. >> in the west we've cooled it off. temperatures are unusually cool in some spots especially the desert southwest. this unusual low spinning off the california coast for this time of year. we have light rain from the san francisco area to sacramento up interstate 80 and numerous showers and downpours throughout the intermountain west here too. there's some active weather out there, though not a lot. as far as what we're going to deal with as we go throughout the next couple of days it's
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not going to be raining continuously. but there's enough remnants out there that we do have some flood watches for the area. not a lot. around the reno area we do have a flash flood watch up until wednesday evening at 11:00 p.m. this evening. throughout the day those heavier downpours could cause some minor flash flooding. don't expect anything to be widespread. seattle and portland look great. in the desert southwest. we're still going to get 100 out of yuma. cloud yesterday gave them a break, not so much today. >> bill thank you very much.
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two men in two cars first getting out and exchanging words. then things escalate. one man nearly hit by a van. and a few seconds later the guy jumps in the car. he speeds off before others could jump in. so far no charges on this case. in florida an amazing rescue. a tv news crew caught it a car on fire after the driver lost control and hit some trees. the state trooper jumped into action punched out the passenger window and got the driver out. it turned out the man shouldn't have been driving. he had numerous arrests for driving on a suspended or revoked license. >> there's a reason. you're not a very good driver. you should probably stop driving. >> the driver suffered serious injuries. the trooper suffered cuts. good morning, landon. >> good morning. airlines are announcing through
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game three between the warriors and the cavs. lebron finished with 40 points 12 boards and eight assists. he shot 7 of 13 from three. they take a 2-1 series lead. he had the complete hat trick here three home runs as the reds pummelled the phillys 11-2. making just his 13th career start pitched a no-hitter against the mets. that sealed a 5-0 victory. it's the first giants rookie to pitch a no-hitter since 1912. >> "early today" is brought to you by advil. and just ahead, exciting news for harry potter fans in the usa.
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upcoming harry potter movie. jurassic world is to be number one summer movie. the film hits theaters this friday. it's already accounted for 52% of all ticket sales. chris pratt was reminded of the person he used to be. >> yeah. that was my audition for ronald mcdonald, i think. >> that guy did not get spray tanned whereas this guy does. >> you don't have to be born hot, i guess. ahhh. beautiful day in baltimore where most people probably know that geico could save them money on car insurance, right? you see the thing is geico
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. leading the news this morning, giant toilet clog in florida turns out to be a live ig iguana. this woman in florida called the plumber when she couldn't get her toilet unclogged. turned out it was stuck there inside alive. the woman finally got her doctorate 77 years after finishing her dissertation on diphtheria in 1938. turns out she was not able to take her final oral exam under adolph hitler's anti-semitic
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race laws. your birthday does affect your health. using an algorithm, scientists determined that 65 diseases correlate with the month of your birth. who has the lowest risk of getting sick? people born in may. and the highest? people born in october. lindsey graham says if he's elected president he may have a rotating first lady. he said that his friends or his sister could play the first lady role. and a woman in washington state has gotten a guinness world record for being the best treasure hunter in record. she has acquired 80% of her household items -- >> pretty good. >> well done well taste. and saving big bucks. a new art exhibit featuring
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jeff koons is happening there. and take a look at this a pet groomer in taiwan getting attention for his trendy cuts look at this dogs getting square or round haircuts based on their faces. he's been in the business for 13 years. if you have a heart shaped face maybe a certain haircut -- >> it's helping the appearance of some of these poochs. >> you know what, the rate these poochs are spieled edspoiled these days -- a look ahead. pope francis will be meeting with vice president today. in the past the pope has avoided taking a strong line. this will be the second time the two have met. thank you for being with us here for "early today." keep it here for more news weather and sports.
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thank you for watching "early today."
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to attack a popular tourist destina breaking news over night, suicide bomber tries to attack ahim popular tourist destination in egypt but security forces stop the ea him in the parking lot. a little girl bitten by a rattlesnake in the east bay. how the drought played a role in the attack. ro history in the making warriors want to break a tha four-decade championship drought but a certain king has something to say about that. >> announcer: from nbc bay area, this is "today in the bay." >> good wednesday morning 4:30 i'm sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> lots to get to. first check that forecast with meteorologist kari hall.

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