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. preparing for projeime time the january 6 committee will lay out their information. the house passes a new round of gun reforms after a heart-w heart-wrenching day of testimony. the billion dollar lawsuit filed against the fbi by simone
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biles and others new type for type two diabetes and can you guess what top five jobs employers are hiring the most for right now "early today" starts right now good thursday morning. i'm phillip mena >> i'm frances rivera. after interviewing over a thousand witnesses, following up on nearly 500 tinsps and poring over documents, the january 6 committee will make their case let's get to brie jackson. what can we expect tonight >> reporter: good morning, frances. for this first public hearing, can you see this almost as a scene setter the first witness is carolyn edwards, a capitol police
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officer who suffered a brain injury battling rioters. she's one of over 140 officers the police union says were injured that day we'll hear from a documentary film maker who embedded with the proud boys as they breached the capitol. they also are expected to show over 1,000 recorded interview, including with trump family members, ivanka kushner. and they say it's about a line that can never be crossed again while other republicans have teased counter attacks >> this is a violent attack on the united states capitol provoked by a sitting president of the united states if we want to understand why january 6 is a line that can never be crossed again we really do have to put the politics and partisanship aside >> it is a smear campaign against president donald trump,
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against republican members of congress, and against trump voters across this country >> reporter: meanwhile, the department of justice's investigation rolls on fbiof fbi officers arrested a man who is one of 800 defendants charged. hundreds have already pleaded guilty kaufman is due in court later today. and can you watch the january 6 hearings live tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern a man from california is charged with attempted murder after being arrested near the house of supreme court justice brett kavanaugh. officials say 26 yield nicolas roske was armed before he was stopped before 2:00 a.m.
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yesterday. he said he was going to kill him due to kavanaugh's views on abortion he was discouraged by the security presence and called 911 on himself the house passes bills, the protecting our kids act, would raise the age to buy semi-automatic weapons to 21 and require all firearms to be traceable. >> that bill faces very long odds in the senate bipartisan negotiations in the chamber do not include raising the age for semi-automatic weapons. some thing still on the table include red flag loss a laws an
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mental health. gut-wrenching testimony from family member, witness and victims of the mass shooting >> i thought he was going come back >> reporter: on video, mia, a fourth grader telling how she survived by pretending to be dead >> i got blood and put it all over me. >> she is not the same little girl that i used to play with. >> reporter: mia's father still shaken, pleading with lawmakers. >> schools are not safe anymore. something needs to really change >> reporter: felix and kimberly rubio lost their daughter that day. >> so today we stand for lexi. and as her voice we demand action >> reporter: yewuvalde's pediatrician describing.
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>> their flesh had been ripped apart. >> reporter: witness after witness bigg witness begging congress >> i am here to beg, please, please, do yours >> your thoughts and prayers are not enough >> reporter: an assault weapons ban, raising the legal purchase age, strengthening background chex and more. emotional testimony on display for all to see but behind closed doors, negotiators hash out proposals, appearing to grow more modest throughout the day >> we are failing our children and each other >> reporter: republicans tread ago treading a fine line. >> when you disarm law-abiding citizens, you create less safety and more peril >> reporter: the question remains, will this time be different? in washington, susan mcguinness, nbc news
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now to the covid-19 pandemic moderna announcing that its new booster provides stronger protection against the people c omicron variant. two new variants are quickly gaining traction, now accounting for 13% of cases in the u.s. some experts say it's unclear how the redesigned vaccine will fare against the new mutations more relief is on the way for parents trying to find baby formula. a flight is expected to touchdown in ft. worth, texas and will include baby formula from germany additional deliveries are expected to be announced in the coming days. quick thinking from a sheriff's deputy likely saved the life of a little girl in texas. while riding in a car with mom,
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4-year-old sophia had a seizure at a stoplight and the mother brought the child over to a deputy's car >> reporter: stopped at the light at i-35 in camp wisdom, dallas county deputy keith rhodes had know idea his years of training were about to be tested a mother grand her daughter and ran to the deputy's car. >> come on, baby >> reporter: unresponsive, the deputy began cpr you can hear him patting the child on the back and doing chest compressions until the child regains consciousness. >> that's it, mama come on, mama. come on, mama. she's breathing now. >> in that moment, she started having a seizure i thought she was playing, and no, she was having a seizure i didn't think about anything.
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so i get out of the car and start screaming for help >> i've been through a lot of situations but nothing like this >> reporter: little sophia is back at home playing after a short stay at children's medical center she was dehydrated from a stomach bug but is doing much better thanks to the quick action from deputy rhodes. for the more than 30 million amer americans suffering from type two diabetes, hope is on the horizon. >> when someone has diabetes, they no longer have the ability to really metabolize carb carbohydrates correct limit we're taking them out of the diet with the idea that if we do that we may be able to allow the body to recover. >> doing that could reverse the disease, opening a whole new
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world for so many. severe thunderstorms rained on halsey's parade after a concert was canceled video on social media, look at that heavy rain flooding the meriweather post pavilion as they waited for the concert to begin. halsey tweeted her disappointment p but her top priority is the safety of her fans this is what it looks like at this hour can you see the cold front a soggy start for many from new york city, philly, d.c. that will move out, then we're going to focus on the central plains later on this
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afternoon. 7 million people at risk we're looking at winds gi hot in the south temperatures over 100 degrees i so many spots. we're looking at temperatures near 113 in some spots >> it's hard to fathom that, but right we'll talk to you in just a bit, michelle, thank you meanwhile, two rivals square off in game one of the women's world series oklahoma's bats would weakake up setting the world series record.
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91 women and girls sexually abused by larry nassar have filed claims for more than $1 billion against the fbi. saying agents mishandled or ignored key evidence during their investigation, imm allegas they outlined. >> it was like serving innocent children up to a pedophile on a silver platter >> reporter: in the same hearing, fbi director christopher wray, who wasn't leading the agency at the time acknowledged mistakes in the case >> the kinds of fundamental errors that were made in this case in 2015 and 2016 should never have happened, period. >> reporter: one agent was fired, another retired still, neither has faced criminal charges the fbi now has six months to reach a settlement with the gymnasts or deny the claims,
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highest salary of 72 grand anything technology-based seems pretty safe bet. >> it's not surprising after the two-year break, everybody's priorities are a little different. after a victory in court, johnny depp's lawyers spoke about the blockbuster verdict and ex-wife amber heard. here's miguel almaguer. >> what is at stake in this trial is a man's life. >> reporter: the trial and the verdict was all fair, that was the message from johnny depp's legal team after the actor's sweeping victory in his defamation lawsuit against ex-wife amber heard. >> he's got his life back. >> i think an overwhelming as soon as of relief. >> reporter: speaking on "today", depp's newly-famed attorney, camille vas kquez and ben chew
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>> president biden in late-night's jimmy kimmel. a probe into the trump family business takes a big step forward. according to a court filing, donald trump and list kids, don jr. and ivanka, are scheduled to testify on july 15th, this is conditional unless a higher court intervenes mr. trump and his lawyers have been trying to block the probe by leticia james summer means one thing, baseball and as lester holt tells us, there is one league making america's pastime accessible to all. >> reporter: they have the sights and sounds of baseball. but on this field the score doesn't matter, everybody is a winner >> i'm just going to try to hit the ball and if the ball gets hit, i'm going to run for my life to first base >> reporter: here they have
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truly leveled the playing field. >> it brings opportunities for those with special needs a chance to play baseball. >> reporter: a new field opened in watkinsville, georgia, thanks to the charity extra special people. >> we give them dreams they didn't know was possible we say yes, they k. >> reporter: the game is modified and every player is assigned a buddy. >> drew has never played in a sport. for us, it means a lot for us to see him doing something that his friends all do at school >> reporter: established in 2000, there are now more than 300 miracle leagues across the country. differences are celebrated and, in this game, smiles are like grand slams and miracles really do come true >> we knew when we first came
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[announcer] call now and get $3,000 off! right now, all eyes on capitol hill. the dramatic congressional hearing on the january sixth insurrection set the play out later today. the evidence of it is that will be revealed for the very first time in the historic event and the potential impact it could have. >> destroyed, flames breakout and self a church, witnesses say started the fire and they arrests that police have already made. this on today in the bay streaming live. a good thursday morning. thanks for starting with us.
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