Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – August 22, 2019 | NBC Nightly News

Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – August 22, 2019 | NBC Nightly News


MASSIVE BUST BY THE FBI TAKING DOWN ONE OF THE LARGEST ONLINE
SCAM RINGS IN U.S. HISTORY. 80 SUSPECTS CHARGED, SIX STILL
ON THE LOOSE ACCUSED OF LURING VICTIMS STEALING MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS.>>>DECLARING WAR ON ROBEO
CALLS. THE NATION’S BIGGEST MOBILE
CARRIER IS JOINING FORCES WITH EVERY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
THE CRACK DOWN ON THE BILLIONS OF CALLS THAT FLOOD OUR PHONES.
WHEN YOU CAN FINALLY GET SOME RELIEF.
>>>CAUGHT ON CAMERA, THE DEADLY ROAD RAGE CONFRONTATION.
HIS DEFENSE ASKING THE JUDGE TO THROW OUT HIS MANSLAUGHTER
CHARGE OUT OF THE STATE’S STAND YOUR GROUND LAW.
>>>DRAMATIC BODY CAM, 5-MONTH-OLD BABY LEFT IN THE CAR
FOR NEARLY AN HOUR WHILE SHE SHOPPED.
>>I DON’T KNOW HOW IT HAPPENED.>>SCORCHING TEMPERATURE OVER
100 DEGREES. THE BABY SURVIVED.
>>>THE WILD VIDEO, A HERD OF BISON CHARGING RIGHT AT A FAMILY
TAKING COVER INSIDE THEIR CAR. FRIGHTENING CLOSE CALL.
AND OUR FIRST LOOK IN OVER A DECADE AT THE TITANIC, WHAT
DIVERS FOUND THAT LEFT THEM SHOCKED.
>>THIS IS NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH LESTER HOLT.
>>GOOD EVENING. THERE IS NEWS TONIGHT OF TWO BIG
FRAUD CRACK DOWNS THAT WILL AFFECT A LOT OF AMERICANS.
DOZENS OF PEOPLE INDICTED ALLEGED TO BE PART OF AN
INTERNATIONAL FRAUD RING SAID TO BE BEHIND EVERYTHING FROM BOGUS
MONEY TRANSFERS FLEECING AMERICANS OUT OF MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS. 80 PEOPLE INDICTED FROM THE U.S.
TO NIGERIA. WITH DETAILS WE START.
>>SOME DEFENDS ARRESTED IN AN EARLY MORNING RAID IN L.A.
ACCUSED OF BEING PART OF A MASSIVE INTERNATIONAL FRAUD RING
SPANNING THE GLOBE AND SCAMMING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.
>>WE BELIEVE THIS IS ONE OF THE LARGEST CASES OF ITS KIND IN
U.S. HISTORY. >>Reporter: IN A 252 COUNT
FEDERAL INDICTMENT, THE 80 DEFENDANTS MOST OF WHO WERE
JINEAR YN NATIONAL SOME OF THE VICTIMS OF THE
ROMANCE SCAMS WERE TARGETED SPECIFICALLY BECAUSE THEY WERE
ELDERLY OR OTHERWISE VULNERABLE.>>SENDING A MESSAGE TO
POTENTIAL VICTIMS TO BEWARE AND TO SCAMMERS THAT THE LAW IS
COMING FOR THEM.>>NOW TO THAT OTHER SHOT FIRED
IN THE WAR ON SCAMS, THE NATION’S BIGGEST PHONE COMPANIES
PLEDGING TO DEPLOY NEW TECHNOLOGY TO DEFEAT THE
ANNOYING ROBO CALLS AND TEAMING UP WITH EVERY STATE ATTORNEY
GENERAL IN THE COUNTRY TO HELP CATCH FRAUDSTERES.
>>SAFE TO SAY — >>YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
IS GOING TO BE – BLOCKING TECHNOLOGY FOR A WHILE
NOW AND MAKE IT FREE FOR EVERYBODY.
IT IS GOING TO TAKE TIME TO BLACK THE CALLS AND GETTING RID
OF ALL OF THEM MAY NEVER HAPPEN.>>THANK YOU.
THERE IS MORE BREAKING NEWS OF THE JEFFY EPSTEIN CASE WITH NEW
INDICATIONS INVESTIGATORS ARE WORKING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT WENT
WRONG AND WHY. PETE WILLIAMS HAS MORE DETAILS
FOR US. WHAT ARE YOU LEARNING?
>>TWO SOURCES FAMILIAR WITH THE CASE SAY THE FEDERAL
INVESTIGATORS HAVE USED A GRAND JURY TO ISSUE SUBPOENAS FORCING
JAIL EMPLOYEES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS.
FOR AT LEAST A WEEK AFTER EPSTEIN WAS FOUND DEAD SEVERAL
EMPLOYEES DECLINED TO SUBMIT TO VOLUNTARY INTERVIEWS WITH THE
FBI. ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM BARR
CALLED HIM UNCOOPERATIVE. THEY ARE REQUIRED TO ANSWER
QUESTIONS AND BARR SAYS THE INVESTIGATION IS MOVING FASTER.
TODAY HE SWORE IN THE NEW BUREAU OF PRISONS DIRECTOR.
HE APPOINTED HER EARLIER THIS WEEK.
BARR SAYS HE HAS SEEN NOTHING THAT UNDER CUTS THE MEDICAL
EXAMINER’S CONCLUSION THAT EPSTEIN COMMITTED SUICIDE.
>>>THERE IS LATE WORD OF AN ARREST IN THE DEADLY COLLEGE
CAMPUS STABBING. THE SUSPECT CAUGHT ON
SURVEILLANCE TAPE AT THE SCENE IS A CO-WORKER OF THE VICTIM
WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND AT HIS CAR ON MONDAY.
POLICE HAVE NOT REVEALED A MOTIVE FOR THE CRIME.
ALSO DEVELOPING, MEXICAN SOAP STAR TAKING THE STAND LATE TODAY
IN A FLORIDA COURTROOM AFTER A DEADLY ROAD RAGE INCIDENT CAUGHT
ON CAMERA. HIS ATTORNEY IS LOOKING TO
DISMISS A MAN SLAUGHTER CHARGE ON THE BASIS OF THE STATE’S
STAND YOUR GROUND LAW.>>Reporter: A TV STAR KNOWN
INTERNATIONALLY FOR HIS ROLES. TONIGHT HE’S CHARGED WITH
MANSLAUGHTER IN MIAMI STEMMING FROM THIS ROAD RAGE INCIDENT
EARLIER THIS YEAR CAPTURED ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO.
HE WAS A PASSENGER IN THAT CAR DRIVEN BY HIS BROTHER IN LAW.
POLICE SAY HE CUT OFF THE SECOND CAR.
LYLE’S BROTHER IN LAW GETS OUT AND REALIZES HIS CAR IS IN PARK
AND ROLLING AWAY. LYLE RUNS OVER TO HERNANDEZ WHO
IS WALKING AWAY BACK TOWARDS HIS CAR AND PUNCHES HIM.
HERNANDEZ IS KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS AND DIES FOUR DAYS LATER.
>>I DON’T BELIEVE A REASONABLE PERSON USING UNLAWFUL FORCE.
>>TODAY IN A FLORIDA COURTROOM, LIELZ’ ATTORNEYS CALLED A
WITNESS AFTER WITNESS.>>HE WAS BANGING AT THE WINDOW.
>>ARGUING HE WAS ACTING IN SELF DEFENSE AND THAT THE CASE SHOULD
BE DISMISSED BECAUSE OF THE STATE’S STAND YOUR GROUND LAW.
>>I’M SO GRATEFUL. >>Reporter: TAKING THE STAND
EMOTIONALLY DESCRIBING HOW HE FEARED FOR THE LIVES OF HIS WIFE
AND KIDS WHO WERE IN THE BACK SEAT.
>>LATE TODAY THE JUDGE REFUSED TO DISMISS THE MAN SLAUGHTER
CHARGE MEANING THE CASE WILL NOW HEAD TO TRIAL.
>>NEXT TONIGHT THE DRAMATIC BODY CAM VIDEO RELEASED
CAPTURING THE INTENSELY EMOTIONAL ARREST OF A MOM WHO
LEFT HER BABY IN A SCORCHING HOT CAR WHILE SHE WAS SHOPPING.
THANKFULLY THE 5 MONTH OLD SURVIVED.
>>I DON’T KNOW. I HONESTLY DON’T KNOW HOW IT
HAPPENED. >>Reporter: SHE TOLD POLICE SHE
WAS DISTRACTED AND FORGOT HER 5-MONTH-OLD DAUGHTER IN THE BACK
SEAT AS SHE SHOPPED WITH FAMILY INSIDE TARGET.
CAPTURED ON THIS BODY CAMERA FOOTAGE, THE 37-YEAR-OLD MOTHER
WAS WITH HER SISTER AND 6-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER WHEN THEY
REALIZED THE BABY WAS STRAPPED INTO HER CAR SEAT AS THE
TEMPERATURES SOARED TO 100 DEGREES.
>>I’M SORRY. I KNOW.
I’M SORRY.>>Reporter: WITH OFFICERS
SURPRISED THE CHILD WAS OKAY INVESTIGATORS DETERMINED THE
BABY WAS LEFT INSIDE THE SWELTERING CAR FOR 50 MINUTES.
BOOKED ON CHILD ABUSE AND ENDANGERMENT CHARGES, HOLLY WAS
INTERROGATED BY POLICE. >>I’M LIKE HOW COULD YOU LEAVE
KIDS IN A CAR? AND THEN IT HAPPENED.
>>Reporter: WITH 35 HOT CAR DEATHS INVOLVING CHILDREN SO FAR
THIS YEAR –>>I DON’T KNOW HOW WE FORGOT
HER.>>Reporter: TONIGHT THIS
ARIZONA MOTHER FACES CRIMINAL CHARGES AND HER OWN OVERWHELMING
REMORSE AFTER A NEAR FATAL MISTAKE.
>>I DON’T KNOW HOW IT HAPPENED.>>Reporter: NBC NEWS.
>>>WE HAVE LEARNED THE NAMES TONIGHT OF TWO U.S. SPECIAL
FORCES SOLDIERS KILLED IN COMBAT.
MASTER SERGEANT OF MASSACHUSETTS WAS KILLED ALONG WITH MASTER
SERGEANT JOSE GONZALEZ WHOSE FAMILY HAS REQUESTED HIS PHOTOS
NOT BE SHARED.>>>WE TURN TO THE DEVASTATING
FIRES RAGING IN BRAZIL CONSUMING THE AMAZON.
MOST HAVE BEEN INTENTIONALLY SET.
ANN THOMPSON HAS THE LATEST.>>Reporter: URGENT PLEAS TO
SAVE THE RAIN FOREST. ONE SCIENTIST SAYING NEARLY ALL
THE FIRES THAT SATELLITES SEE IN BRAZIL WERE STARTED BY PEOPLE
MAKING ROOM FOR CROPS AND CATTLE BUT NOW THREATEN THE HEALTH OF
THE ENTIRE PLANET.>>WHAT STARTS IN THE AMAZON
DOESN’T STAY IN THE AMAZON. IT CHANGES AIR QUALITY FOR
PEOPLE NEAR AND FAR AND CHANGES THE PLANET BY ADDING GREENHOUSE
GASES AND EXACERBATING THE PROBLEMS OF CLIMATE CHANGE.
>>I’M NOT GOING TO STAY HERE LONG.
>>Reporter: CONSERVATIONIST WAS AT THIS FIRE LAST MONTH.
THERE ARE LITERALLY MILLIONS OF ANIMALS IN THIS FOREST THAT
CANNOT ESCAPE.>>HOW MANY ANIMALS WERE YOU
ABLE TO RESCUE>>NONE.
>>HIS VIDEO AND THE HASH TAG SHARED ON SOCIAL MEDIA TODAY,
BUT MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE.>>THIS SHOULD BE THE WAKEUP
CALL THAT PULLS US BACK FROM THE EDGE.
>>IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE PARTS OF SIBERIA AND ALASKA ARE
BURNING, TOO. THE HOTTEST MONTH ON RECORD,
JULY. >>WHAT WE ARE SEEING ON A
WARMER, DRIER PLANET IS THE RISK OF LARGER AND MORE EXTREME
WILDFIRES.>>LIVING WITH THE CONSEQUENCES
OF A CHANGING CLIMATE.>>>AMAZING NEW IMAGES FROM
THOUSANDS OF FEET BELOW THE SEA OF THE TITANIC.
EXPLORERS CAPTURED VIDEO OF THE SHIP WRECK DETERIORATING AT A
RAPID RATE. >>Reporter: THE WRECK OF THE
TITANIC SEEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER A DECADE, ALMOST
COMPLETELY COVERED IN DEEP SEA BACTERIA FEEDING ON THE SHIP’S
METAL, ERODING MUCH FASTER THAN EXPECTED.
THE LEGENDARY SHIP INSPIRED AN OSCAR WINNING MOVIE AND THIS
SCENE ON THE BOW. THIS IS THE BOW TODAY.
THE ICICLE SHAPES, BACTERIA. THE FAMOUS BATH TUB NOW HIDDEN
UNDER A COLLAPSING DECK. THE GLAMOROUS SHIP THOUGHT TO BE
UNSINKABLE IN 1912 ON ITS MAIDEN VOYAGE TO NEW YORK TWO DAYS
LATER COLLIDING WITH AN ICEBERG. THITS LATEST IS THE HIGHEST TECH
SUBMERSIBLES AND CAMERAS. >>IT IS A BIG WRECK.
I WASN’T FULLY READY FOR HOW LARGE IT WAS.
>>Reporter: THE BACTERIA TURNING THE SHIP’S 50,000 TONS
OF IRON INTO POWDER. THE TEAM PAID TRIBUTE TO THOSE
WHO — THESE LATEST IMAGES WILL BE USED TO CREATE MODELS TO HELP
KEEP THE MEMORY OF THE TITANIC ALIVE.
>>>HOW THE SOARING COST OF INSULIN IS FORCING SOME PEOPLE
WITH DIABETES TO TAKE DESPERATE MEASURES LIKE RATIONING DOSES.
TONIGHT WE HAVE THE HEARTBREAKING STORY AS WELL AS
THE NEW IDEA TO SOLVE THE CRISIS.
>>Reporter: ERIN WEAVER WAS ALWAYS WORRIED ABOUT HER SON
JOSH, A TYPE I DIABETIC.>>MY SON COULDN’T AFFORD THE
LIFE-SAVING MEDICATION HE NEEDED.
HE HAD INSURANCE THROUGH HIS JOB.
>>Reporter: HIS PRESCRIPTION COST HIM $1,200 A MONTH, MORE
THAN HIS RENT. LAST YEAR HE SWITCHED TO A
CHEAPER OVER-THE-COUNTER VERSION.
>>THE SWITCH CAUSED A SHOCK TO HIS SYSTEM.
>>Reporter: WITHIN MONTHS, HE DIED.
>>AS A MOM, I FEEL LIKE IT’S MY FAULT.
>>Reporter: MILLIONS OF AMERICANS ARE STRUGGLING WITH
THE SAME TERRIFYING PROBLEM. ACCORDING TO NEW DATA FROM THE
CDC, MORE THAN 13% OF ADULTS DON’T TAKE THEIR INSULIN AS
PRESCRIBED BECAUSE IT’S TOO EXPENSIVE.
24% HAVE ASKED THE DOCTOR FOR A CHEAPER PRESCRIPTION.
NOW STATES LIKE COLORADO ARE TAKING ACTION.
THIS SUMMER THE GOVERNOR SIGNED THE FIRST LAW TO CAP THE PRICE
OF INSULIN AT $100 A MONTH FOR PATIENTS WITH INSURANCE.
OTHER STATES INCLUDING CALIFORNIA, MINNESOTA AND
PENNSYLVANIA ARE ALSO CONSIDERING LAWS TO REIN IN
PRICES. >>THIS IS A CRISIS FOR THE
DIABETES COMMUNITY. IF A PERSON RATIONS INSULIN
THERE ARE IMMEDIATE CONSEQUENCES.
>>Reporter: THIS GRIEVING MOTHER NOW AN ADVOCATE FOR
OTHERS SO THEY WON’T HAVE TO ENDURE THE PAIN SHE LIVES WITH
EVERY DAY.>>THIS WORLD FEELS
SKATING COACH BANNED FROM THE SKATING COACH BANNED FROM THE
SPORT FROM LIFE.

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    Thanks for the actual history of race vs nationality I have lived in Nm 64 years we are an inter married family all I couldn’t understand as to why that stuck out at the time (Mexican)

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