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i'm betty nguyen. breaking news we start with. global implications. the uk has voted to leave the european union. they cheered the news as the eu in unchartered waters as no nation state has ever left. after the results came in, prime minister david cameron himself in the state in the eu that it is time for new leadership. >> the british people have made a very clear decision to take a different part. as such, i think the country requires fresh leadership to take it in this direction. i will do everything i can as prime minister to sad
months. but i do not think it would be right for me to try to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination. >> nbc's keir simmons is live in london with more on this. a lot went down last night, if you put it that way and lightly. what is the reaction like this morning? >> reporter: right. exactly. the prime minister talked about the -- the british prime minister talked about steadying the ship. the ship is not looking very steady right now. it has to be said. let me list for awe whole bunch of things happened through the morning here. any one of which would be a major story on any other given day. britain has voted to leave the european union. world markets are tumbling. the british pounded down more than it has been in decade. political leaders in scotland and northern ireland are renewing talks about leaving the uk. the british has resigned. all of that has happened in the face of just a few hours.
that is why people around the world are so worried because they don't like uncertainty more than anything else. what the british prime minister announced he will be leaving in three months' time. already, european governments are talking about meeting to decide how they go forward. britain needs to renegotiate with europe. it won't have a new leader until october. so you know already that this is going to be a protracted process. there are those on one side who said that this was going to be a good thing for britain to leave the european union, those who said it would be bad. no one can say this morning, though, that it hasn't resulted at least in the short term in turmoil. the question is how quickly can that be stabilized? the bank of england says it is intervening. the british prime minister says britain still has a strong economy. >> calling for calm but, indeed, a roller coaster of a night. thank you for that. in
what does this mean to britain and the eu? >> this is going to be a complex and costly divorce. and as we know as countries, it turns out like they can break up. and so what we are going to see now, political turmoil and economic turmoil as your reporter was saying. this could take anywhere from two years to people talking up to a decade to fully extract the uk from the eu. >> in watching this play out, both sides are trying to be very careful because it could have domino effects if you're looking at other countries possibly following suit, correct? >> oh, definitely. and we have seen particularly the parties elsewhere in europe who sympathize with the kind of -- we are talking about marine lapine in france and others calling for their own referendum to leave the eu. the eu is seen as the kind of boogie man at the moment and is
this populism across europe. >> thank you for your insight, jas jason. donald trump spoke with lester holt and saying hillary clinton was asleep at the benghazi attacks. the fact he said he couldn't say where he learned that information. >> you delivered a speech yesterday and went hard after hillary clinton. she says your speech was full of conspiracy theories and you attacked her because you had no answers on substance. what is your reaction? >> i attacked her because she has been terrible at what she does. whether it's libya, the great migration you see and certainly largely her and obama. you look all over europe a disaster has taken place and she will be a terrible president. the attack is really on the fact she will be a terrible president. >> you
claims about her her that doesn't stand up -- >> you don't know what didn't stand up. what are you talking about? >> reporter: you said she left during the benghazi attack. >> he was left helplessly to die as hillary clinton slept in her bed. >> were you there with her? >> reporter: she has testified before the committee she wasn't sleep and it happened during the day time. >> it happened all during the day and going on a long period of time. excuse me, we are going on for a long period of time. and she was asleep at the wheel, whether she was sleeping or not, who knows if she was sleeping. >> reporter: she said she was sleeping. >> she might have been sleeping. why? because she put out a tweet? somebody said she put out a tweet and therefore she wasn't sleeping? nobody else could put out a tweet? >> reporter: she stands by this. >> whether she was sleeping or not, she might have been sleeping, it was a disaster. it was a horrific disaster. and it was on her watch. >> reporter: you also made the claim that her
e-mails account had been hacked. >> her server was easily hacked by foreign governments. >> you don't know if it has been hacked. >> reporter: compromised as president. what evidence do you have? >> first of all, she shouldn't have had a personal server. it's illegal. what she did is illegal. she might not be judged that way because we have a rigged system but what she did is illegal. >> reporter: was there any evidence it was hacked other than routine phishing? >> i heard it. >> reporter: where? >> someone gave me that information. >> i'll report that to you and give it to you. >> reporter: you had that with certainty yesterday. >> i don't know certainty. probably she was hacked. you know, you could be hacked and not know it but she probably was hacked. the fact is she should not have had a personal server. >> reporter: you've been critical of hillary clinton for taking wall street money. will you take wall street money? >> i'll tell you -- >> reporter: you will take some? >> we will see what comes up. let me
i have turned down millions of dollars from people who i don't really want to get their money, okay? she has taken tremendous amounts of wall street money. i put up my own money. now, we have started raising money and i've gone to different events and, again, a lot of money is being raised for the republican party. i think you will be really surprised when you see the next report. >> reporter: do you plan to debate her? >> of course i do. >> reporter: three times? you commit to three debates? >> i think it's three debates. >> reporter: do you plan on doing them? >> sure. >> reporter: are you preparing for the debates now? >> i think my whole life has been in preparation. yeah, sure i'll be preparing like everybody else. >> reporter: you made an appeal yesterday in your speech to bernie sanders' voters to come over to team trump. you're asking people to support a democratic socialist to come over to you as a symbol of capitalism? >> yes. you know why? >> reporter: who told me he may or may not take wall street money. >> let me just tell you why. because i'm a fan of bernie. bernie sanders is right about trade. he is right.
and him is i'll do something about it. ner in other words, i'll do something about it and take horrible deals and make something great for the country. >> trump has traveled to scotland to celebrate the opening golf club there. most of west virginia is in a state of emergency this morning. a band of severe storms pounded the state with heavy rains and whipping wind. rescue efforts are being complicated by raging floodwaters and mudslides and power outages. nbc dna shinman has more. >> reporter: a state of emergency in west virginia. at least four counties were under flash flood warnings thursday night. the region pounded by 7 inches of rain. causing drowning conditions for drivers. over 400,000 residents were without power. emergency crews in jackson county responded to reports of a child swept
they stopped search efforts until the storms subsided cars trapped in deep floodwaters. what appeared to be a house on fire floated down a creek. just across the border in virginia, residents say they have never seen anything like this. >> it's really bad. there's a raging river. there is 500 gallon oil tanks and trash cans and gas cans. and tree trunks floating down the river where people's backyards were. you see people in the second story windows waiting to be evacuated. >> dna shinman, nbc news. let's get the latest on all of this nasty weather out with bail ca bill karins. >> west virginia is clearing out but the storms in the center of tennessee and now you're safe as the storms passed by you.
western oklahoma and kansas. they will push toward i-35 this morning. for today 19 million people at risk. a little section there of the northern plains in montana and minnesota and we go through the afternoon. new storms will pop up here in the mid-atlantic region. 19 million people at risk. wind damage expected with the strongest storms. tornado threat is low. there will be numerous cases of some small hail. all of south carolina and north carolina and areas from d.c., southward, including roanoke, richmond and norfolk. today's forecast, very warm conditions. the rule as we go throughout the weekend. pretty much coast-to-coast, not many chilly spots and many people in the 90s right through the southern half of the country. 80s to the northern half of the nation. by the time we get to sunday, chicago near to 91 degrees and hot out west, 111 in phoenix. that is your national weather. now a closer look at your day ahead. for today, that's a very warm map. almost everyone in the southeast and the portions of the deep south are going to be a
to 95. some cases, 95 to near 98 degrees. the desert southwest should be right around a hundred to 110. so it's going to be a hot weekend. a few people will deal with some thunderstorms. >> heating up. thank you. up next an update on a search of a family missing off the coast of florida. the supreme court hands down a massive blow to the obama administration. you're watching "early today." ♪ the sun'll come out 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 in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren. if you've had angioedema while taking an ace or arb medicine,
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little has changed, but in this nation. >> reporter: the verdict extend what many see as a losing streak for the state. officer cesar goodson jr. the driver of the van acquitted and mistrial for porter after a jury failed to reach a verdict. >> i think the state's attorney should have a gut check forward today and whether to go forward. >> reporter: small groups of demonstrato demonstrators. instead, signs of moving forward. the epi center of the unrest has since reopened cvs. they saw a leadership change at the top after rioting and critics say even more reforms are needed. the baltimore's state's attorney will not comment until all of the cases are tried. we shift gears and
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that breaking news, not the only does britain vote to leave the european up, we're also monitoring a bombshell announm t announcement as a result of that. it is 4:26. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. erika gonzalez is watching everything unfolding from the live desk. brexit obama she wibombshels voted to leave the union and prime minister david cameron announcing as a result he will resign. >> i will do everything i can as prime minister to
months. but i do not think it would be right for me to try to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination. >> a narrow decision, just 52% to 48% in favor of leaving. what happens now? how long will it take to play out? roughly 2 1/2 years. and between now and then, a lot of uncertainty for britain. president obama briefed on all these matters apis expected to speak with cameron later today. tracie potts will have more on that coming up. and of course we'll be following the story all throughout the morning. markets around the world are already feeling the impact of this decision. the british pound lost 17 cents against the dollar. it is at its lowest level since 1985. in only the last hour, chief of the bank of england said that they came up with extensive contingency plans in case this happens, however the british stock
and germany are all down more than 7%. u.s. futures are also down a few points and so is crude oil. let's get our first look at the weather headlines. chuck bell is in the "weather center." welcome to friday, everybody. you finally made it through another week. it will be a fairly quiet day. there is a chance for a passing shower or two. to prove that out, there is already a little light rain along 68 west of hagerstown. these showers are drifting mainly east, but they have a little bit of a southbound component to them, so there is a chance for a shower or two today. best chances will remain across northern maryland, but everybody has a chance later on today with the peak heating. right now upper 60s to low 70s on your way out the door. we'll talk more about today coming up. for now let's go over to wtop with the man himself, jack taylor. >> we had our trouble spots on wednesday with our water main break along edsall road. unfortunately, still closed again this morning due to
closed between van dorn and whiting street. georgetown pike, there was a crash yesterday, authorities told us that there was downed wires. pole damaged. georgetown pike right now blocked both ways between river bend road and lee mill road. so plan ahead. >> thank you, jack. police investigating what they are calling a sudden death at a store. in the video you can see smashed windows on an suv. police shielded part of the car during the investigation. we'll keep you updated on this. in the day ahead, the former fairfax county officer who shot and killed an unarmed man will be sentenced. adam torres pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter for john
gear's 2013 death. the lee calls for one year in pr
and would be credited to time served. he is the first fairfax county police officer convicted in connection with a deadly shooting. and today trial for a bishop mirk michael turner. he's accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his congregati congregation. the woman also worked for him. turner is charged with second degree assault and harassment. most of west virginia is under a state of emergency because of flooding at this hour. we caught images of a house on fire as it was swept down a creek in white sulphur springs. flooding is also a major problem across state lines in allegheny county, virginia. at least two people have been killed in the floods there including an
8-year-old boy and an elderly man. dangerous debris is now a