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contribute almost equally to democrats and republicans. it was argued he gave money to politicians, whose decisions could affect his business dealings. but look at what has happened in the last four years, starting in 2012, when he was considering a bid to the white house. he shifts nearly all of his contributions to republican campaigns, i must half a million dollars, while getting democrats only $3500. over the long haul, trump has given republicans vastly more money and nearly twice as much money from 1989 to present. it is true he has courted many democrats over the years, including hillary clinton. records show the real estate mogul has also courted many republicans. nigel: remember, anytime a political ad hits the air, we will fact check. have briel: and you can go to
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nigel: 2016, there is never a dull moment and it comes to the race for president. hallie jackson joins us pay you are on the ground. how is south carolina different? hallie: best food, nigel. i tell you, i love being here. i have had more shrimp and grits in the last few weeks than i have had in my life, and i get to run into you, so it is wonderful. talking about the politics of it, it is so interesting to see how the politics have changed, after you come out of new hampshire, and to see what is happening on the ground with donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, and jeb bush.
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are you seeing that? hallie: absolutely. presser. he almost burned it down. he took it to donald trump and marco rubio. i was on the campaign bus of ted cruz, and we talked more about it, and he says he needs to be defending himself against what he calls false statements from a donald trump and marco rubio. if you talk to team trump or team rubio, they will say they are merely trying to expose ted cruz in this race, but i think you said it, nigel. nigel: let's talk about that all imprint evangelical vote. what are the candidates doing to win that? hallie: they are implementing a similar thing that they did in iowa. what they started to do was
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get those pastors to get their congregations behind, for example, ted cruz. he has a coalition, but if you look at some of the polling, donald trump also does well in south carolina, and it is a significant apart, about 60% of the electorate, identified as evangelical. that is much more than what we saw in new hampshire, so it is key. including, i would add, marco rubio, who has spoken much more openly about his faith on the campaign trail. nigel: hallie jackson from nbc news, thank you for joining us today. hallie: thank you. my pleasure. gabrielle: and rim of her, as soon as the polls close, we will have full election coverage -- and remember, as soon as the
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we will have it on wyff 4 and on our mobile app. nigel: looking outside, the sun is steady. gabrielle: beautiful. chief meteorologist john cessarich joins us. john: just a little bit. it is going to get better. we will have more coming up a little bit later on. cooler in the mountains, as you can see, especially with the breeze making it colder out of the north. it is in the 30's in the northern mountains. and seasonably cool. it warmed up, around 60 degrees in greenwood. 66 in elberton. 58 in athens. dry conditions across the area,
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the mountains of north carolina. also along the tennessee line. and then a look into the weekend of the bit later on. gabrielle: ok, john. thank you very much. there are more places to park in downtown greenville. city officials unveiled the west end park and ride and probably stop today in the city's west and next to fluor field. >> it is a first for greenville. this is a first. we do not have another parking lot where you can park and ride the trolley. gabrielle: the daily rate is one dollar per hour up to a maximum parking will be six dollars. nigel: coming up, apple and the federal government fighting over the right to access your smartphone data. hear from both sides of the issue. something is just fundamentally broken
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likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton,
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while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. nigel: today, apple is taking on the feds over the issue of a terrorist's iphone, involving the san bernardino shooters, and apple has five days to respond.
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endanger phone privacy for thousands of law-abiding citizens around the world. we have more from washington. reporter: apple says it will fight a federal magistrate water facing the tech giant to help the fbi crack and iphone used by syed farook, one of the shooters in the december terror attacks in san bernardino. >> they are not asking apple to redesign its product or to create something. reporter: the ceo of apple, tim cook, rights -- the government suggests this tool can only be used once, on one phone, but that is simply not true. once created, this technique again on any number of devices. >> how'd you make sure that
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reporter: the fbi once apple to invent new software to bypass a key security feature that you races all data after 10 wrong passcode attempts, so tex can wage a brute force attack to guess the number or password. >> to knock out that door a million times a week. apple: but apple says this is far bigger than one attack and one phone, eight had all of public privacy and public safety. nigel: an apple says it has already been working with the government in this case. gabrielle: but they say it is just too dangerous to create. and with the flint, michigan, water crisis, you will hear how much people were to pay. nigel: and a mayor finds a way to get arrested twice in two weeks.
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[ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. boeing has delivered the 100th airplane assembled at i nigel: boeing has delivered its
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dreamliner plant in north charleston. it was finished late last year and has been undergoing system checks and engine runs ends. the first dreamliner manufactured in south carolina rolling off the assembly line at boeing's 750 million dollar assembly plant in north carolina almost four years ago. gabrielle: a tournament may 19 through 22, with more than 1000 volunteers needed. each volunteer will earn $20 per day for their chosen charity. last year, the tournament donated 750,000 dollars to charity. if you would like more, you will find the link on our mobile app, and in consumer watch, it shows that people in flint, michigan, play -- hey the highest rates in the nation for that toxic water. the survey look at the 500 largest water systems in the
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living in flint paid about $864 a year for water service, and that is almost double the average for you remain under a water emergency because corrosive water was allowed to run into the water supply. nigel: general motors is recalling about 200,000 saab and saturn cars in the u.s. and canada, part of a broader recall of about 5.4 million vehicles announced last month by u.s. safety regulators. takata airbag inflator's can explode with too much force, and this affects more than a dozen cars and trucks. gabrielle: a former treasury secretary says there should not be a $100 bill. larry summers says the $100 bill should be scrapped to make life
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and other liminal a spurious he says a newly published study from the harvard business school argues that eliminating large or-denomination bills would have little downside for regular businesses but says it would make life far more difficult for people who are breaking the law. nigel: ups is planning to expand passport services at all of its 4500 locations across the country. they announced last year that they would allow customers to schedule appointment for passport photographs, and they have reported an 8% increase in passport service sales last month over january 2015. gabrielle: storing computer data for billions of years, the memory crystals with a real-life equivalent. they call it 5-d memory, engraving data onto tiny quartz glass discs, each holding up to
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equivalent to more than 22,000 iphones. nigel: a bridge comes crashing down. it was built in 1949 and has been deteriorating. the d.o.t. built a new bridge parallel to it, which you see right there, and it opened last month. dad were he a backhoe and dug himself into a deep hole of trouble in florida, all caught on camera. investigator saving man dumped boulders at the north end of a structure and then started crossing back-and-forth along the bridge, damaging the side and the road. deputy's it later to traffic. nigel: crews worked to clean up a massive rock slide near the border of tennessee and north
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eases the rock tumbled down yesterday afternoon, right onto highway 19 -- pieces of the rock tumbled down. they say there were no injuries and that the rockslide was caused by freezing water. announcer: now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. john: the radar showing a few clouds, and they will continue to dissipate as we go through this evening, but the clouds are hanging tough, especially in north carolina and along the tennessee border. there is a northwesterly flow. we might even squeeze out a snow flurry or two. even in the north georgia mountains, a slight chance. really, just the north carolina mountains. we have plenty of sunshine downtown, and as i mentioned, plenty of clouds around from
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about 57 in livonia. 50 right now in dillard, so the cooler temperatures towards the mountains, and the further south you go, warmer. 65 in elberton. seasonably cool in the upstate and in northeastern georgia, temperatures only a few degrees below average in the mountains. very little wind to speak of, 10 miles per hour in spartanburg, and northwest at 13 in toccoa. 17 in asheville and also in hendersonville. 34 in asheville, a wind chill of 27 in boone, so pretty chilly all of the way back. the wind will gradually die down.
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lake-effect snow with lake erie, lake ontario, and it looks like syracuse, also pittsburgh looking at snow showers tonight. some clouds in the north part of the country, but overall not too bad. in the nevada range, some of that snow can be heavy at times, washington and oregon. this will move this way. as we get to the middle of next week, a week from today, again, it might get pretty interesting. it depends on where that low tracks. the cold air will be in place. it might be borderline, but at least it will not be at ice storm like we dealt with a couple of days ago. this will be either rain or snow and will most likely be in the mountains a rain and snow mix, but it could be in the upstate. so it bears watching, and we will certainly keep you updated.
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phoenix looks good at 88 degrees, so this is going to take over, a little bit of a bridge. just in time for the weekend. it is 12 degrees in michigan, and a low around the freezing mark. overnight low 26 degrees. higher, the close you get to the tennessee line. 56 degrees tomorrow was sunny skies, not as cold as today, a temperature of 50. and we are talking about a few clouds coming in, and milder temperatures, and maybe more mild temperatures in the north carolina mountains sunday. it will be cooler and damp, monday, tuesday, and wednesday next week. back to you, gabrielle and nigel. nigel: one mayor is arrested
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witnesses say the crystal city mayor ricardo lopez told police to arrest a woman who had touched him earlier, and he argument police and left the building. reportedly pushing the woman. he was indicted on conspiracy and bribery charges earlier. gabrielle: a high school orchestra in washington, d.c., do to the weather, in the terminal with an impromptu performance. a were supposed to be back on monday to perform at the kennedy center for the performing arts, and spending four days at the nation's capital, but a blast of snow canceled their flight, no hotel, no transportation, and a
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decided to do whatimmigration front and center -- for pope francis' final day in mexico. he gathered at the banks gabrielle: immigration was front and center for pope francis and
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gathering at banks of the rio grande, one of the busiest crossings in the world, remembering thousands who have died trying to cross the desert. nigel: while the church calls the visit a visit of a missionary, comes during a heated presidential campaign. mary: just six years ago when this gritty border town was considered the murder capital, more than 2600 murders, and many are hoping he can help. >> let's hope so. his message is very powerful. mary: tracing the steps that many migrants take, pope francis comes as close as he can. >> sometimes they of got the feeling that they are kind of left behind. mary: his visit right in the midst of a heated presidential campaign. gop candidate donald trump says pope francis is a very political
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>> we are talking about human beings. we are talking about the character of our country. >> it does not matter. religion goes over walls. >> pieces what we need. mary: this final day for pope francis in mexico, true to his style, highlighting issues from violence to immigration. gabrielle: the news with michael and carol starts right now. announcer: this is wyff news 4 in high definition. >> it was hours long, but it was that important. carol: putting in time, voters are heading in early to make their voices heard.
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michael: and we go to the midlands. carol: governor nikki haley is expected to endorse marco rubio for president tonight, saying she would not indoors donald trump. and north spartanburg is hosting this event. michael: ben carson and 10 crews are expected to take part, and john lyon is there. -- ben carson and ted crews are expected to take part. carol: ben carson, marco rubio, and ted creuz are expected to take part. michael: there is a tight race, not for first, but for second place.
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happening for number two. marco rubio and jeb bush are at 14%, all within the margin of error. all of this. carol: ted crews went on the offensive today, talking about them. there is a new nbc poll showing trump nationwide. it shows donald trump at 26%, and cruz challenge donald trump over the lawsuit he said he was going to file against him, calling it frivolous. and there was an argument about taking down a tv ad that argues about him being pro-choice. mr. cruz: both donald and marco have gone a additional step, in addition to calling liar when
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that both donald and marco have relied upon is utter fabrication. carol: at the seneca restaurant today. michael: and in spartanburg, before he spoke there, others spoke there, all addressing the crowd there, north carolina senator mark and south carolina representative jeff can and representative steve king from iowa. and dr. ben carson took a private tour of the greenwood genetic center. the group says they were thrilled that he chose to make learning about their work a priority, and afterword, he addressed his standing in the south carolina polls. mr. carson: i have not changed. what has changed our


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