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an arkansas toddler is lucky to be alive after she fell from a moving bus. now some of you may find this video disturbing. this video is from a volunteer firefighter's dashboard camera, and you can see the girl fall out of the back door and then appears lifeless in the middle
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of the road. the firefighter says the girl was unconscious at first but started to wake up as he approached her. the girl's parents say she has a broken jaw and will need surgery and will make a full recovery. new at 6:00, a rare find in britain that could have ties to philadelphia. two researchers found a parchment copy of the declaration of independence. they say it dates back to the 1780s. it was sitting in a record office in chichester and researchers believe it was made in philadelphia or new york. it may have belonged to charles lennox, the third duke of richmond. the british politician was a big supporter of the colonists during the revolution. now arriving, septa's scheduled changes. what you need to know for your commute tomorrow. erika? >> and it will be a chilly start to this workweek. we're climbing nicely into the 70s by wednesday and 80s by thursday. i have your most accurate forecast coming up on the other side of the break. we'll see you then. . but when right-wing politicians tried
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to pass a disastrous health care repeal bill that raises costs and cuts coverage, macarthur wouldn't oppose them. macarthur wouldn't protect us from a bill that raises premiums and causes 24 million to lose their insurance. wouldn't oppose a massive "age tax" on people over 50. but supported a 600 billion tax break for the wealthy. tell tom macarthur - stop trying to repeal our health care.
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before you head out to work tomorrow take your phone or laptop. septa trains are running on new schedules just put into place. nbc 10's lauren mayk is live at 30th street station. lauren, what do riders need to know. >> reporter: denise, we're talking weekend and weekday schedules in. a lot of cases it's a couple of minutes and in some cases it's 20 minutes so planning ahead is key. septa regional rail today running on a weekend schedule that's new. signs with the times and train numbers posted for their debut today before the weekday rush. >> we didn't want people venturing out on monday not knowing what was going on so we wanted to put out schedules prior to so people would have schedules in and. >> reporter: in chestnut hill veronica arrived for her train to "sex and the city" on time. >> i took the train on thursday and saw the pamphlets in suburban station so i noticed maybe there would be a change. >> reporter: the change is
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causing confusion and delay for some like joanne make heading home to work. >> 45 minutes to an hour late snow shower looked up her trip on google and thought her train was coming to the wyndmoor station at 12:23. >> what are you going to have to do now? >> be inconvenienced and take an unisneer septa's own website is updated with the new schedule and the agency is encouraging riders to use that site, update their septa site and check back. >> we'll be making tweaks to the schedules and times in place. place as they are entering the they call ptc or positive train control. it's a safety mechanism to control the speed of trains and help prevent those dangerous train crashes, so septa is rolling out these new changes to
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the schedules at the same time. live at 30th street station, i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> i'm first alert meteorologist erika martin. current temperatures in and around the delaware valley lots of 630s and mid-and upper 50s. dover currently at 54 degrees and allentown warmer at 67 for you and currently in philadelphia it's 62 degrees. topped out at 56 in philadelphia so just one degree shy of the average temperature. atlantic city currently at 53 degrees and winds are shifting a bit and a live look outside and you can see the clouds are developing. thick and soupy right now. we do have rain on the way but it's not going to get here. can you see bright right here so mid to upper level, a sign that the at mott fears is juicy and for the most mart we've had a very nice sunday in the forecast with mostly sunny skies. and our hour-by-hour forecast starting at 6:30 p.m. we get
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this and we see the clouds moving in and really those rain showers don't move in until after 9:00, 10:00, 10:00 a.m. rather and that's coming in from the southwest to the northeast so dover you'll see some rain showers first and then this will continue to work its way towards the northeast. it's going to be a little messy, especially for tomorrow afternoon and early tuesday morning. this system will not clear out until tuesday and some showers will in fact linger through early wednesday morning. neighborhood high temperatures for tomorrow mainly in the upper 50s and low 60s so get ready for an unseasonably chilly day in the forecast. that's going to be the trend through tuesday. in fact, expected high temperature 59 degrees and mt. ariy 56 degrees with plenty of clouds and glass grow 57 and haddenboro, the expected high temperature 59 degrease. keep in mind you'll need the jackets and those umbrellas andy, but no worries. we do have it clearing and 55 in
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atlantic city and galloway 56 and delaware seeing mainly 50s and just a few low 60s. wilmington 56 it degrees and rehoboth beach 54 degrees. the ten-day on 10, of course, all about the nfl draft so we have a pair of 60s on monday and tuesday. that's our expected high temperature. a breezy late monday into tuesday in the forecast. i did have to leave in some a.m. showers hon wednesday, but temperatures climb above average 74 degrees. now on thursday, we have 82. 84 on friday and we may see some rain there and then saturday we may see some showers moving in late saturday into sunday. here's danny with sports. >> reporter: the philadelphia phillies and braves were scoreless through six innings and things changed in a hurry thereafter. how a late-game barrage ensured a series sweep over the bravos. that's come up next in sports.
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hey, hey. good to see you. i'm danny pommels with csn. the braves wephils were looking first series sweep after a tough start to get back-to- .500. first run of the game for either team. only the start of the fireworks. philadelphia phillies tie it in untied with this bomb to right. two-run shot. fils up 3-1. next batter, follows suit.
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launches one to center, gone. back-to-back jacks for the fils. thereafter, but it wouldn't matter much. up comes asdrubal cabrera. sweet like licorice which can moan only one thing, back-to-back-to-back, first time that's happened since 2008 and first time since 2004. the philadelphia phillies sweep the braves and are now .500 on the series. >> what can you say about the back-to-back-to-back home runs? >> i told caesar when he went up to the plate, hit the ball up the middle or to the right side, try to get a base hit and at the same time move the runner, and he did, he moved the runner. >> let check in on the nba playoffs. lebron james and the cavaliers hoping to wrap up their series james hasn't lost a game against 2012 and the pace verse never been swept in an opening round
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series in the history. pacers force the turnover and ball with a chasedown block reminiscent and the the pacers took the lead when a minute and change and james answers back. cotton swabs for three and puts the cavs back in front. james had 33. crazy finish. to go behind his back and paul george loses three defenders to get a clean look and way off the mark, but it was close. cavs sweep the pacers to advance to the second round. playoffs with a 106-so 2 win. the game you just saw here on nbc 10, senators could eliminate the bruins with a win in beantown. patrice bergeron ties the game and in extra time senators with the man advantage set up for macarthur in the slot and he does not miss. that's the game-winner and the series winner. ottawa moves on to face the rangers in round two.
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that's your look at sports. i'm danny pommels at scn for nbc 10 news. we're rock right back.
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. >> what's interesting is i don't think a lot of east coasters understand mid-atlantic, northeast. no matter where you are, we do active faults and this was the ramapo fault. drew did a good job covering the story. over three miles deep and a strike slip fault. very important for us to know how active the seismic activity is going on in our area and we'll probably have more at 11:00. let's take a look at the step-day forecast, denise, because here are the changes that i made. on thursday i took out the rain showers and went with mostly clear skies. may see rain showers moving in thursday late.
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i emphasize because that's the nfl draft. on friday there's a chance of rain and the cold front pushes through so we could see thunderstorms friday and we trend into the 80s through saturday and drop into the 70s on sunday. just have to deal with a chilly monday and tuesday and then that's it and we warm up. >> you're watching that very closely. >> no pressure. >> that's nbc 10 news for now. for erika and danny and all of us here, i'm denise nakano. see you tonight at 11:00.
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♪ from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with kate snow. >> good evening. at a time when tensions between the u.s. and north korea are
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running high and two u.s. intelligence officials tell nbc news that north korea could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time with no real warning, now a new complication. a former university professor, a u.s. citizen, was detained in pyongyang on what many observers suspect are false charges, perhaps to give north korea lerchl over the trump administration. it is unclear exactly what happened to the professor since the u.s. has no diplomatic ties with pyongyang. information is coming in via the swedish embassy, and local media reports. we begin with kellie kobaya in seoul, south korea. >> reporter: tonight with the uss carl vinson headed to the korean peninsula, another american is in custody in pyongyang. the associated press identifies him as tony kim. in his 50s, a former professor doing aid work in north korea for a month. arrested at pyongyang airport as he was leaving the country. the third american now held by
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the secretive regime. ohio college student otto warnbier is serving 15 years for trying to take a propaganda banner as a souvenir. and korean businessman serving ten years, accused of spying. all bargaining chips, says former governor bill richardson, who has helped win the release of prisoners before. >> they always want something in return from the united states, a high-level visit or humanitarian assistance, but the good part about the humanitarian negotiation is that it might lead to discussions on other issues, and i think that's what is needed with north korea. >> reporter: but north korea doesn't seem in the mood for talking. today kim jong-un's regime threatened to sink an aircraft carrier, warned australia support for the u.s. would be a suicidal act, and threatened a nuclear strike on the country as vice president mike pence toured sidney. the latest satellite photos of north korea's nuclear test site
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show activity but shed no light on the regime's plans. so far no mention of kim in north korean state media. the state department says they're aware an american has been detained but won't comment further out of privacy concerns. kate. >> kelly, thank you. the results are in tonight after the fist round of voting in france's presidential election. the top two finishers a far right candidate who has praised president trump and a centrist move on to a run-off, which is setting up to be a showdown over the future of the european union. nbc's matt bradley is in paris tonight with the latest. >> reporter: a victory for the outsiders. after today's vote, up start centrist and pro eu candidate emanuel macron will now face off against far-right populist and anti-europe crusader march even le pen about. in a winner-takes-all election in two weeks. for the first time in modern
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france, no mainstream party will run in round two. it will be a high-stakes vote. the future of france and potentially europe in the balance. amid tight security, the closest presidential election in a generation. just three days after a terrorist shooting left a policeman dead on paris's iconic champs-élysees. vote said he hoped the attack would serve as a wake-up call, pushing voters to far right candidate marine le pen, who promises a crack down on immigration and increased security. >> i wouldn't mind giving up 10% freedom to have 10% more security. >> reporter: the birth place in france's rust belt north of paris is a perfect portrait of francis' split personality. this whirl about pool factory the moving to poland where labor is cheap. workers here blame the e.u. once a communist party bastion, many have swung to the anti-e.u. le pen. workers feel they've been
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abandoned, whether it be by the left or the right, said this union leader. for many young people, the e.u. still holds promise, and so does macron. >> i tried to defend this idea of europe, and i think he is the only one who defends it and that's why i support him. >> reporter: but macron faces challenges beyond france. le pen's populism is only one tremor shaking global politics. when the french return to the ballot box in two weeks their votes will determine their country's future and whether it maintains its place as a cornerstone of the european union. poll watchers are favoring macron in that run-off in two weeks, but don't forget that populist candidates and causes have a history of pricing in the past. kate. >> all right. matt bradley over in paris. thanks. turning to politics in this country as the president approaches 100 days in office, americans give him low marks in our latest nbc news wall street journal poll.
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40% approve of the job he is doing, down from 44% in february. this week the president and congress face a critical test. nbc's kelly o'donnell with the latest. >> reporter: despite the symbolic weight of the coming milestone -- >> my first 100 days in office -- >> reporter: for the trump white house, day 99 is a make-or-break moment. this friday government funding runs out. >> government is going to stay open? >> i believe it will. >> reporter: that requires a spending plan that can pass congress quickly. >> the negotiations are ongoing and that there's no reason we can't have an agreement as early as today. >> reporter: one of the president's top priorities is border security. >> who is going to pay for that wall? >> reporter: not so fast. president trump wants a budget where u.s. taxpayers bank roll a border wall. so we can get started early, he tweeted today, while still insisting at a later date mexico will be paying in some form. democrats oppose any funding for a wall.
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the republicans have the votes in the house and the senate and the white house to keep government open. the burden to keep it open is on the republicans. >> reporter: what is a border wall a budget deal breaker? the white house chief of staff backed off and said funding to start planning wall might be enough. >> as far as flexibility for the border wall and border security, we will be okay with that. >> reporter: while president trump dismissed the first 100 days as an artificial barrier, today the white house rolled out a packed calendar of high-profile events counting down to day 100, from an unprecedented white house visit by the u.n. security council tomorrow to unveiling a tax cut plan wednesday, even dinner with the u.s. supreme court thursday, highlighting the president's clearest early achievement, appointing justice gorsuch. president trump says the 100-day scorecard is not meaningful and he describes his time here as a different kind of presidency. but on a more practical note, a
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campaign fundraising e-mail went out with donald trump's signature that urges supporters to become 100-day members. kate. >> kellie owe ton el at the ♪ nobody does underwater stunts, sylvia. except me, of course. this is my stop. adios! ♪
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if you're a stuntman, you cheat death. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. número uno! finally tonight, sad news about a popular tv actress. erin moran has died. she was best known at joanie, the mischief us kid sister, in the hit series "happy days" in the 1970s and '80s. it was a role she played when she was 13 years old, one of many roles that made her so popular. she was just 56 years old. that is "nbc nightly news" for this sunday night. lester holt will be back in tomorrow. i'm kate snow reporting from
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