"Despite Alex Jones' efforts to distract from and ultimately prevent the airing of our report, we remain committed to giving viewers context and insight into a controversial and polarizing figure, how he relates to the president of the United States and influences others, and to getting this serious story right".
On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza, 20, went on a shooting rampage that killed 20 children and six adults.
NBC Connecticut is refusing to air the interview.
The story, scheduled to air Sunday evening, has NBC being buffeted from both sides.
Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open
Open, especially since this is the longest course, at 7,741 yards, that has ever hosted a major. Open since Vijay Singh in 2003 at Olympia Fields and the fifth overall in tournament history.
Kelly has reached out to victim's family members and at least one has agreed to be interviewed, the Courant reported.
Megyn Kelly was replaced as the host of a gala fundraiser for Sandy Hook Promise on June 14th as a result of the interview.
Since the controversy has erupted over Jones' interview, Alex has released claims that he taped his whole interview with Kelly, and leaked a video wherein Megyn allegedly tells Alex that her interview won't be a hit piece on him. He said he secretly recorded her and that, in addition to the released audio clips, has a full recording of their entire unedited sit-down interview. However, prior to the interview being aired, Jones released the below interview, titled "Alex Jones Father's Day Message To Newtown Families" on the YouTube channel named "The Alex Jones Channel", which has more than two million subscribers as of this writing. "It is our hope that Megyn and NBC reconsider and not broadcast this interview". The families told NBC that the interview is likely to cause devastating human consequences.
Kelly, who gained prominence as an anchor at Fox News, joined NBC at the beginning of this year.
Kelly has called Jones' claims "revolting" but says there's value in exposing what he says to the American people.
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the Portugal forest fire tragedy in which 62 people lost their lives. The prime minister said the death toll could rise as rescuers continued to search buildings destroyed by the blaze.
Oprah Winfrey throws a Wonder Woman theme party
With all the hype surrounding Wonder Woman , we've seen some pretty badass merch and some uber-adorable fan cosplay, too . Amid the massive success of her film Wonder Woman , Gal posted a strong, beautiful, and makeup-free selfie.
US shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter
When a Syrian army SU-22 jet later dropped bombs near the US backed forces, it was immediately shot by a U.S. The shootdown is the latest escalation between the USA -led coalition and pro-regime Assad forces in Syria.
Mets fall 10 1/2 games behind Nationals after 7-2 loss
A couple of hours before the first pitch, Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson held a news conference to provide injury updates. Anthony Rizzo has two leadoff homers the past two nights for the Cubs in his first two career starts atop the batting order.
Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks
In Wednesday's attacks no member of the parliament was killed as the attackers were unable to reach the main building. Larijanis was addressing a funeral ceremony of the victims of Wednesday terrorist attacks in Tehran .
UK Government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire
He said: "As the mayor of London I will do my bit to be the advocate, to be the fighter, and to be the champion of these people". Officials are using dental records, fingerprints and DNA samples to try and positively identify victims.
Rout by Macron's party in French parliamentary election vote
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, a center-right politician who joined Macron's movement, cast his ballot in the port of Le Havre. He said the Socialist party needs to change its ideas and its organization and that a "collective leadership" will replace him.
Portugal lowers forest fire death toll to 61
Portugal was hit by a series of fires previous year which devastated more than 1000 square kilometres of the mainland. Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes has been quoted as giving the new figure on public broadcaster RTP.
Race: Gillespie will face Northam in November
Channeling Trump, Stewart frequently called Gillespie "Establishment Ed". " Virginia's economy has been suffering for too long". He served as chair of the Republican National Committee in 2003, and was also a key political advisor to President George W.