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the stats and replaying segments to look at the stats. >> we'll see you back here with more local news in a half hour. good morning. breaking news. inspirational teenager malala the youngest peace prize winner. the courageous fight that made her a global icon. no laughing matter. that he has ebola.light jesses the flight attendant furious. >> i think the man that has said this is an idiot and i'll say that straight up. >> when they land a hazmat team is there to greet him and escort him from the plane. what happens to him now? plus, the system, the ceo of microsoft tells working women they don't have to ask for raises and this morning he's under fire and apologizing.
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and a very funny lady, former snl cast member jan hooks famous for impressions of everybody from sinead o'connor to tammy faye bakker dead at the age of 57. we'll remember her life today friday, october 10, 2014. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on this friday morning. i'm tamron hall. >> i'm willie geist along side al and natalie. matt has the morning off. savannah enjoying time with baby vale. we saw jan hooks, that was a gut punch to learn we lost her. i came up watching snl. she was one of the funniesfunni >> she always had this bright
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laugh and great smile. so sad. >> we're hearing some of the inspiration from amy poehler. we'll talk much more. straight to our top story. announcement of the nobel peace prize, two winners including malala yousafzai, nbc's keir simmons is in london with mere. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what a stunning moment for an extraordinary young woman, the youngest person ever to win the nobel peace prize. it is two years almost to the day since she was shot at age just 15 because she was going to school. and what a message this award sends to those extremists who oppose education and democracy. she is the teen who took on the taliban, despite being shot and nearly killed. malala refused to abandon her campaign for young women's rights to education. on her 16th birthday she spoke in front of the united nations.
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>> pick up our books. they are more powerful weapons. >> reporter: during that visit her courage inspiring america, saying she knew the taliban might try to kill her. >> that showed me but listen to me first. >> reporter: describing how she would address her assassins. >> i tell him how important education is and that i even want education for your children as well. and i would tell him that's what i want to tell you, now do what you want. >> reporter: that was a year ago. many thought she should win the nobel peace prize then. it was 2012 when a masked gunman targeted her on her school bus. she came close to death. doctors removed a bullet from her head. then she was flown to the uk for more surgeries. from the early faltering steps
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she has grown to lead a worldwide campaign for education. and gone back to school. >> when we all stand up together then we will be more powerful than them. >> reporter: a defiant answer to the extremists who tried to take her life. ayala la won the prize with kailash sat yarthi. the pope was nominated. who could deny malala deserved this. the average age of a prize winner is 62. malala is just 17. >> 17 years old. well deserved. thank you. >> now to frightening moments for passengers on a u.s. airways flight. a hazmat crew racing in to remove a man who joked about having ebola. kate snow is here with the latest on that one. good morning. >> good morning. as the crisis gross we're on heightened alert so it's understandable what happened
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when a man on a plane said out loud to everyone that he had the deadly virus. >> here's the situation. i need everybody to sit down. i need your attention. okay. it's going to look worse than it is. >> a sign of the panic caused by ebola. on a u.s. irways flight wednesday haz-mat units were called in after one passenger sneezed and said he had the ebola virus. >> i've done this for 36 years. i think the man that has said this is an idiot and i'll say that straight out. >> that was just a scare but the reality in wrest africa is stark. the head of the centers for disease control saying if ebola is not stopped it could be the worst global pandemic since aids which killed millions. >> in the 30 years i've worked in public health the only thing like this is aids. we have to work so this is not the world's next aids. >> in africa the pain and death of ebola is overwhelming.
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the charity street child released this video of a 17-year-old boy who in just three months has lost his father, stepmother, grandmother, sister and brother to ebola. orphaned and caring for his 12-year-old brother his message to the world, send help now. >> i am begging. come to our aid. >> with corrupt or inefficient government supplies aren't always getting where they are needed. these shipping containers have been sitting on a dock for months. >> the global response has been late, inadequate. >> in texas the health department says it's considering investigating the dallas hospital that treated thomas eric duncan. its defending the doctors saying they see ral waited duncan for four hours. his condition did not warrant admission the hospital says. unlike the patient in nebraska, duncan was not able to receive a blood transfusion from a survivor of ebola, the hospital
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says, because his blood type wasn't compatible with donors. this morning a sheriff's deputy who had been in duncan's apartment ane hospital wednesday feeling ill is home. he does not have ebola. one other piece of good news. remember how we told you that the nbc camera man received blood donated by the survivor dr. kent brantly. last night ashoka's parents talked by phone and said their son can't thank him enough, whether it makes the difference or not you never know his dad said to me. it makes a difference to know there are people like that out there in the world. back to you. >> absolutely. thank you very much. >> speculation mounting this morning on the whereabouts of north korean leader kim jong-un who has not been seen for 38 days. andrea mitchell, what's going on here? >> it's very unclear. no sign, willie, of kim jong-un even though it's a major political holiday. only increasing speculation
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something is seriously wrong with the young dictator. this morning the cia and intelligence agencies around the world are closely watching north korean state television for any sign of kim jong-un. and the event he would ordinarily not miss. the erratic dictator was last seen more than a month ago walking with a noticeable limp. >> kim jong-un does not attend events commemorating the workers party anniversary this weekend, then it's going to add to the rumor mill why he has not appeared in public. >> rumors are wild. is the overweight dictator suffering from gout or more severe illness? has he been overthrown. a cue. >> whoever doesn't win in that competition is going to be dead sooner or later. >> just consider what happened to kim's uncle once the power behind the throne.
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until kim had imexecuted last year. along with his entire family. with more than 25,000 u.s. troops still protecting south korea from the north, the consequences of all of this for the u.s. and the world are enormous. today north korean newspapers are heralding kim's leadership, probably trying to shore up his power, some insiders claim he continues to recover from an injured leg. not, they say, from political infighting in one of the most dangerous places. willie and tamron. >> and the mystery continues. andrea mitchell, thank you. >> more violence in st. louis and natalie is here with those. >> good morning. yes. for a second night 18 row protesters turned hostile. police in riot gear had to use pepper spray to keep protesters back. the latest unrest stems from the deadly police shooting of an 18-year-old vonderrit myers. local leaders are demanding an
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investigation by the u.s. justice department. tensions are high already following the shooting of michael brown in ferguson. >> new air strikes on isis targets near the syrian border reportedly having an impact. kurdish fighters on the ground said isis militants have retreated and lost equipment and personnel in the area. kobani is a significant syrian town on the turkish border close to falling to isis earlier in the week. the u.s. military said in the last two days it carried out 23 air strikes in and around kobani. more trouble this morning for nfl star adrian peterson. a texas prosecutor now wants him back in jail after what peterson allegedly said during a drug test. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning. a new court filing the district attorney here says that peterson allegedly told the person giving him his drug test that he,
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quote, smoked a little weed so the d.a. is asking the judge to revoke his bond. the test was on wednesday when the star running back made his court appearance. he's charged with negligent or reckless injury to a child after he says he disciplined his young son with a tree branch at his texas home earlier this year. so will peterson be arrested again? right now no one has signed this motion, because there's a pending hearing possibly for next week about whether the judge in this case might be removed. peterson's attorney says that he will not comment on these new allegations of marijuana use until that happens so for now, today, peterson remains free on bond. natalie. >> gabe, in conroe, texas thanks. a police department in the uk found itself saddled with an unwanted visitor when a pony tried to turn itself in. someone tried to shoo it away when it walked in flew the automatic doors. but to no avail. turns out the pony came from a
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nearby field and now is home with its owner. a little hay works, i find. >> i love the shooing. >> bye, see you later. >> al, what's going on? >> we're going to talk about something in the pacific, typhoon von fong. it was a supertyphoon, now it happens to be -- let's go to the typhoon if we could. we're looking 360 miles south-southeast of the kadina air force base. 140 miles per hour winds moving north at 9 miles per hour. and right now it looks like it's going to come close, 19 inches of rain, winds of 85 miles per hour. wind gusts of 15 miles per hour. we have a lot of americans, thousands and their dependents there. a lot of rain going on. let's look right now, oklahoma, central oklahoma, they had to do high water rescues. this guy sin a van. we tell to you turn around,
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don't drown. you not only put yourself at risk but the first responders at risk. they transfer him from the van into the fire engine, everybody gets out okay. thank goodness. and now there's going to be more flooding likely along this frontal system that is going to develop. could be looking at 1 to 3 inches of rain, also severe weather from ap a lean, into sherman, texas, you see the storms firing up already and this rain is going to come down fairly heavy at times over the next 24 hours. some areas up to five inches of rain from dallas to branson and little rock that could cause significant flooding. we'll get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. (british accent) the passport is clearly a forgery. (american accent) the passport is clearly a forgery. that was just... regular. (english accent) the passport is clearly a forgery. but don't do it in a lady's voice. how do you know i'm not auditioning to play a woman? you're absolutely right. ok. you make your own choices.
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with the best screen of any tablet, the new samsung galaxy tab s is the world's most entertaining device. get it now at these retailers. 7:14. i'm meteorologist christina loren. a little fog here. temperatures are going to be pretty comfortable. 86 in san jose by saturday, low 90s but sunday. monday into tuesday, those numbers crash and we actually have rain on the way as early as tuesday of next week. we'll have more on that for you in just about ten minutes. and that's your latest weather. >> thank you very much. we're learning more about that fight in alaska involving the palin family last month. betty nguyen is here with more. >> good morning. anchorage police say no charges will be filed in this case, but they did release reports from
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the incident with varying accounts of the birthday party turned brawl. the 20-page document includes reports from five police officers who were on the scene. with interviews and accounts from more than a dozen witnesses, including sarah, todd, bristol, willow and track palin. palin's son track is listed as a victim and daughter bristol named as a suspect. their father todd was also involved in a fight. one officer reports that bristol appeared heavily intoxicated and upset. bristol recalls that the host of the party korey klingenmeyer pushed her on the ground, dragged her across the ground but she didn't know what else happened and didn't have a clue whether she hit him or not. the palins confirm the story saying that bristol was the one assaulted. clingenmeyer says it was bristol who threatened him. he told her to hit him in the face. he lets her hit him five to six times. after about the sixth punch he
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grabbed her fist and pushed her away in self defense a story echoed by several other witnesses. police say klingenmeyer appeared intoxicated. klingenmeyer says the palins ended up losing. we reach out to the palins but they decline to comment. after the incident sarah palin did defend her daughter in a facebook post writing i love my bristol. my straight shooter is one of the strongest young women you'll meext my kids defense of family makes my heart soar. police added that klingenmeyer suffered minor bruises and cuts to his face. when he was interviewed he began to get into another verbal altercation with the palins. >> wow. all right. thank you very much, betty. >> meantime, tributes pouring in after the death of one of the funniest women ever to grace the "saturday night live" stage. jan hooks. >> and you know i want to thank all of our partners for all of
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their love and support and prayers. >> playing tammy faye bakker to one half of the singing sweeney sisters. comedian singer and actress jan hooks. even on the "saturday night live" stage she graced for six seasons. >> i don't know where you get these figures, bob. honestly. >> hook died on thursday at the age of 57 after battling what was described as a serious illness. no other details were released. the comedian stud out in a standout snl cast that included some memorable moments with the late phil heartman. >> i know you have to run. >> and john lovett who said this is very sad news about jan. she was easily one of the best comedic actresses to be on snl. hooks went on to several roles including ""designing women" and
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on "30 rock." alec baldwin posted i'm sad to learn we lost jan hooks, a remarkably sweet and talented actress. it remains saturday night life she made her mark as amy poehler said i was 15 when i first saw jan hooks on snl. all of her characters spoke to me. she was one of the greats. that's a legacy right there. you inspire the amy polers and tina feys of the world. we'll miss her. >> carson is here with the ceo in hot water this morning for comments he made about working women and raises. this is hot. >> it is. microsoft ceo satya nadella sat down. he was at an event for women in computing. the question asked will you give advice to women who aren't comfortable asking for a raise. take a look. >> it's not really about asking for the raise but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right
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raises as you go along. and that i think might be one of the additional super powers that quite frankly women who don't ask for a raise have because that's good karma. it will come back. >> people not exactly happy with that response. here he is with the moderator who he disagreed with. many writing in, somebody where as much as i believe in karma you need prepare, plan, persuade and produce. he went to apologize and writing was inarticulate how women should ask for a raise. our industry must close gender pay gap so a raise is not needed. there is a longer explanation at microsoft's website. this was a hot topic yesterday. still trending on facebook this morning f. you have thoughts feel free. send them in. happy friday, back to you guys. >> thank you. i can't wait to hear what people say on line especially to the inarticulate park.
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why not say i blew it. >> thanks, carson. >> just ahead will charges be filed? what we're learning about the investigation into sexual molestation against former seventh heaven star steven collins. >> a rossen report. >> i'm jeff rossen. on the other side of this glass that is a deadly venomous cobra. guess what, we own. you're about to see just how easy it is to buy a snake as we expose the underworld of the make black market. it's all coming up. >> first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> this afternoon president obama will land at sfo, expected to arrive in san francisco around 3:30 this afternoon. he's in town for a fund-raiser at the w hotel. it was supposed to be held at city hall originally. tickets for that private event range from $500 to $32,000. and meteorologist christina loren has a look at the weather for whatever you have planned this weekend. >> it's going to be a good weekend. i'm thinking of checking out fleet week along with a million other people. 66 here in the east bay. a lot of great sales happening for columbus day. as you head out and about this weekend, temperatures are going to come up as those sails come down. look at the changes coming our way. we're actually talking about our first round of rain as of tuesday of next week. futurecast model shows you that late tuesday, mike, looking pretty good. over to you. >> and we know columbus loved
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some good sails -- on his ships, his three ships. >> and the second crash at matilda this morning toward 101 but it's a lighter friday commute so that's not so bad for the area. just plan on a little extra time. and down toward fremont and union city, we'll look at the san mateo bridge. over toward the peninsula. back to you. >> thank you very much. more local news coming up for you in just a half hour.
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here is what's making headlines right now. alleged ebola scare on a us airways flight from philadelphia to the dominican republic. when the plane landed, it was held iniesilation. four workers in hazmat suits walked on and escorted the man off. malala yousafzai was one of two people awarded the nobel peace prize this morning. she, of course, is the pakistani girl shot by the taliban for promoting education for girls. she is the youngest person to ever win the prestigious award. examining a taxi cab once driven by jesse matthew, suspect in the disappearance of uva hannah graham and linked to the death of virginia tech student morgan harrington. the cab was found on a farm. matthew was reportedly driving it the night that harrington disappeared in 2009. matthew and other cab drivers were interviewed at the time. meanwhile, coming up, could
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you be living next to dangerous animals? trouble rossen reports exposes just how easy it could be to buy deadly snakes, often times without a permit. wait until you see how they arrive. are you worried about your retirement? in our next half hour, we're answering your questions about 401(k)s. send them in now using the #get a plan. let's begin with the shocking scandal involving actor stephen collins. his career is already taking a hit after accusations of child molestation. will he be charged ? hallie jackson has the latest for us. good morning, hallie. >> good morning, tamron. we are learning new information about the dual investigation into stephen collins, one on each coast, both triggered by claims he molested children years ago. >> wish i could just call the whole thing off but -- >> law enforcement sources now tell nbc news the lapd did not interview stephen collins, nor could they locate any victims. they also say police were not able to verify an audio record
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i ing, given to them in 2012 and released by tmz this week. on the tape, which nbc news has not independently confirmed, a man identified as collins confesses during a therapy session, to molesting three young girls. >> the exposure happened a couple of times. >> a couple of times? you told me once. >> reporter: new york police also received that recording and special victims unit there is investigating. but collins has not been charged with a crime in either location. >> an audiotape, a confession is a start. it's not enough. they have to build a case that they can really stand on in court. apparently, so far, they don't think they have that. >> reporter: sources close to the investigation say the statute of limitations is an issue. there's also the matter of the third person heard on the recording, allegedly a therapist. >> what is it that you are looking for? >> reporter: most states require therapists to report to police child negative or abuse. >> what would happen if someone
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didn't report it, the problem would go on, the perpetrator would have free reign to their victims wherever they find them. >> reporter: the wholesome reverend on the show "7th heaven" raising eyebrows now, a comment about his then co-star, jessica biel, who appeared nearly naked. at the time, collins told the daily news, quote, as a parent of a young daughter, this is very disturbing to me, calling the photo spread child pornography. stephen collins has stayed out of the public eye this week. but his lawyer, who has not responded to nbc requests for comment told tmz the actor's soon-to-be ex is trying to blackmail the actor. >> hallie, thank you very much. now over to willie. thank you, tamron. a follow-up on an nbc news investigation on artificial turf
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fields that has a lot of people talking. stephanie gosk is here with reaction to the report. good morning. >> good morning, willie. we asked people to get in touch with nbc news and share their stories and comments about artificial turf fields and they have. this has hit a nerve with a lot of americans, including a congressman from new jersey calling on the cdc to do more research. women soccer coach amy griffin first started asking the question, are the fields safe, when two of her own players were diagnosed with cancer. one of them suspected it may have something to do with the small, black dots on the turf known as crumb rubber. now that our viewers have seen griffin's story, they are sharing their own. from colorado, reaching out to us about her daughter. >> we always had kind of discussed the link, potential link to the soccer field and so a co-worker of mine sent me the link yesterday and said oh, my
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gosh, look at this. when i read it, i thought oh, wow, this is so close to home. >> reporter: faye played soccer since she was 4 and was diagnosed with hodgkin's lymphoma at age 16. >> i had one more research to be done and figure out exactly what's going on, on these fields. >> reporter: a father writes about his son, former college football player now battling leukemia. i feel sick to my stomach that the artificial turf can have so many chemicals. a cancer survivor from texas writes that she played soccer on turf at least twice a week her whole life and is keeping her kids on the local team. lessons on the soccer field far outweigh the ifs of the ground they play on. there's been no scientific link established between crumb rubber and cancer. synthetic turf council says we sympathize with those individuals who are battling a serious illness, citing numerous studies adding the prepond rans of evidence shows no negative health effects associated with
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crumb rubber and synthetic turf. advocacy groups and doctors say the studies that exist are limiting and more research needs to be done. some of our viewers would like to help. cancer survivor from ohio says i know that sharing my story and adding it to the research will help other athletes in the end. the consumer product safety commission has also asked that people reach out to them with stories about artificial turf. when we asked the cpsc for an interview in response to our investigati investigation, the agency declined our request. willie? >> steph, we've got some of the synthetic turf right here. this is nothing more than ground up tires and rubber, is that right? >> that's right. let me give you a little history of artificial turf. in the '80s, it was basically carpet on cement, totally unforgiving. then this popped up, polye polyethylene fibers, like grass
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and then ground-up tires, car and truck tires, actual rubber. it simulates the give that an actual field would have. and for athletes, it was this incredible revolution in artificial turf. what you can tell, just by touching it, as you did there, it comes up very easily. so when a ball hits it, when an athlete hits it, boom, you can so a little cloud of it. >> see the slow motion replays. when a player hits the ground, a spray of this rubber comes up. >> absolutely look for it. also know there are other options and some of the nfl fields have this nontoxic substitute, which is far more expensive but an option for the same kind of thing. >> fascinating stuff. stephanie, thank you so much. i know you'll stay on this weather for us. let's get a check of the weather now from al. >> "today's" sunday night football weather is brought to you by nfl mobile exclusively from verizon. >> we'll get to your football forecast in a little bit.
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we're watching these strong storms. a clash of two air systems. warm air down to the south. we're also looking at this cooler air that's banked up to the north. where the two meet, we're seeing a clash of very strong thunderstorms. we're also seeing big differences in temperatures. you could literally find the front by looking at the temperatures. dallas, 92 degrees today. 11 grease above average. north, st. louis. 57 for a high. 15 degrees above -- below normal. wichita at 55 as well. we're also look at that wet weather stretching in the midatlantic states all the way 7:39, happy friday. it's the end of the week and it is going to be a fantastic day all across the board. this is going to be the coolest day of the next three if you want to get out there to check out fleet weekend. 70 degrees on the peninsula. getting into the next couple days, temperatures jump right
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up, we're going to be in the mid 90s in the south bay by sunday. rain moves in as we head to tuesday of next week. hope you have a great day. . bigger and bigger every week. get the helmets down the field. i love it. little giants and eagles helmets there at lincoln financial field. 59 degrees for a big game here in the northeast. two titans. giants taking on the eagles sunday night football night. in america? yes. >> a question and answer. >> in america. >> nice. >> thanks, al. coming up on trending, why this man is ripping up a
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snake black market, deadly creatures for sale. just about anyone -- reptiles getting loose and attacking. national correspondent jeff rossen is here with more. good morning. >> tamron, good morning. are you scared of snakes? how do you feel about them? >> not crazy about them. >> not your favorite thing in the world? maybe you are, too. maybe you aren't. either way, some of these snakes are so dangerous, so deadly, they can kill you, literally, with one bite. and they have. why in the world are venomous snakes traded online like baseball cards? is it even legal? we go undercover to show you what may be lurking just next door. >> row after row for sale including cobras, rattle snakes and vipers, venomous snakes that
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could easily kill you. look how easy it is to buy one. at this expo in pittsburgh, watch how fast i get it. i pull out 100 bucks. he never even asks for my name. right there, he hands me that flimsy plastic container with the snake inside. i just bought this cobra, deadly, venomous snake, no questions asked. i don't have a permit for this. i have no experience with them. this is perfectly legal. i can do whatever i want with it. >> in fact, while you need permits to own a cobra in many states, in others, you don't. anyone can own them, which can lead to trouble. >> dangerous albino cobra is on the loose. >> this cobra, six-feet long, escaped into a suburb, causing chaos, even attacking this family dog. >> we got nervous, shut all the doors and windows and have been cooped up inside the last couple of days. >> the missing cobra was captured by animal control and the dog survived. with deadly snakes, it doesn't
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always end well. and they can do more than just bite. >> our snake, we have a burmese python. she's about 12-foot long. she got out of the cage last night and got into the baby's crib and strangled her to death. >> despite all that, the internet is crawling with ads, offering to sell snakes. while some wanted proof of permit, others didn't care at all, agreeing to sell us cobras like this. and get this, they ship them to you on commercial airliners. >> no one has any idea. >> reporter: the cobra we bought was packed inside this wooden box and sent to us on this delta passenger plane. i booked a seat to see it for myself. you've heard of that movie "snakes on a plane" there is literal literally a snake on this plane right now. and i bet none of these passengers have any idea. there is a venomous cobra down in the cargo hold just under our
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feet. although i think they're listening. did you have any idea that they transport snakes on these planes? >> no idea they would transport snakes. >> reporter: delta says they follow all airline industry policies when shipping live animals. when we landed, we called in tom hudak, a snake expert, to handle ours. how dangerous is this snake? >> make no mistake, this is a small snake, but it's still a fully locked and loaded venomous cobra. >> reporter: if you think that's creepy, i went back online. it was just as easy to buy an adult cobra. even behind this safety glass, it's scary. it was barely out of the box before it tried to attack. does anyone without experience in snakes have any business with a cobra like this? >> you tell me. >> reporter: that would be a no. >> i would say no. >> reporter: what needs to change here?
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>> laws need to be enacted where people need to prove that they actually have the proper skills to work with animals like this. >> lots of oohs up here. plenty of snake sellers are doing the right thing. problem is that all it takes is one who doesn't know how to handle it or contain it. dangerous situation in any neighborhood, anywhere. as we saw, there are plenty of bad apples out there. just rest assured, the snake i bought at the expo, returned it back to the person at the expo, the seller. and the snake i bought online, both of them, they're in al's office. >> you didn't get a return trip? >> you can return a snake then after you bought it? >> when i said my wife is flipping out, i don't want it, they took it back and i got half my money back. coming up, what george clooney revealed about his hone
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jose. how are you, christine? >> i'm doing all right. we're not going below deck just yet. i can tell you it's going to be nice out there for fleet week. san jose showing you a pretty sky. this is going to keep us cool later on. we're talking about 81 in the south bay and low 80s coming your way. as we get into the next couple d days, daytime changes coming your way. by tuesday, temperatures fall to the 80s and thursday, with rain, mike. >> too many people. looking at the map, a slower drive on the oakland side. an earlier crash they're still having trouble clearing. westbound 237. a new crash gums you up right there around the fremont avenue off ramp. >> thank you very much.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, the null l -- newlyw and the nerd. what clooney was doing at the comic con convention while on his honeymoon. >> bring me some water, please. >> as you wish. >> plus, as you wish, the beloved cult classic "princess bride" as told by the leading man. and an all-star friday on "today." comedian chelsea handler opens up about wrapping up her late-night show and heading to netflix. plus jeremy renner tells us about his new movie and being a
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newlywed. on >> from louisiana. >> from indiana to new york city! >> i am from idaho and i love the "today" show. ♪ >> good morning, atlanta. we're turning 11. >> hey, everybody, i'm 20 years old. >> celebrating my 60th birthday. >> 75 today. >> celebrating ten years of marriage, from madison, wisconsin. >> hey, honey, we're having twins! yea! >> yes, you are. >> wow. >> welcome back to "today." i'm tamron hall, along with willie geist, al roker and carson daly. >> good morning. savannah is spending precious time with her baby. >> very exciting morning for you, tamron. >> it is? why? >> because we're gathering around your dunk tank, calling it pink or swim, to raise money
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for breast cancer research. >> so here is the deal. one of you said if you raised $10,000, one of you would take the plunge. you reached that goal and then some. about $12,000 has been raised. while you're on the website, you've been voting to tell us who should be taking the plunge. go to to vote. >> how is that going, carson? >> tamron is going to be taking the plunge, it looks like. >> no, it's not done. >> 35% for natalie, 12% and only 6% of the votes for al. >> it's not done. >> how? >> we can get tamron to 50%. >> let's get her there. >> still a big moment in time. >> guess how we're going to reveal it? we have folks holding pictures of tamron and natalie and at 9:15, we will reveal who, in fact, will be dunked with those pictures. >> let me show you this, quickly. let me show you this.
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this is me with my natural hair on this poster. this is what i look like. so vote for natalie. hers is easier to blow dry back in place. >> the problem, you look very good with your natural hair. come on, folks. 50%. we want to get tamron to 50%. >> there's a little chill in the air. >> you know what they don't realize? our stage crew has been adding ice cubes. >> let's check in with the winner of the dunk contest, natalie. she is getting us caught up with the headlines. >> go ahead, tamron. get a check of the temperature of that water. get used to it. meanwhile, in the news this morning, girls' education activist malala yousafzai is co-owner of the nobel peace prize. she survived an assassination attempt when shot in the head two years ago by a taliban gunman. she shares the award with indian children's rights campaigner. kailash satyarthi, who dedicated history award to children living
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in slavery. head of cdc says if ebola is not stopped it could be the worst global pandemic since aids. we are learning more about an ebola scare this week. aboard a us airways flight in philadelphia. hazmat crew escorted a man off the plane on the way to the dominican republic. the man had reportedly sneezed and then joked that he had ebola. officials confirmed he did not have the virus. 3 c3 el hombre había estornudado after air force one touched down in los angeles thursday afternoon, president obama headed to his 53rd fund-raiser of the year at gwyneth paltrow's
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house. posters mocking them both disappeared quickly from the brentwood neighborhood. the only other sign of super exclusive gathering? secret service, catering trucks and a glimpse of a motorcade. inside paltrow gushed over the president while introducing him saying i'm one of your biggest fans if not the biggest and you're so hand some, i can't speak properly. the president has spent much of the season on the money trail, charming donors in the liberal deep pockets in washington monday, new york on tuesday. here in los angeles and san francisco thursday through saturday. in the past few weeks, bringing in millions for democratic candidate. >> some people can raise money from the grassroots. president obama does both. >> vice president biden. >> reporter: with less than a month until election day, democratic stars are flooding key battleground states. everyone, that is, except president obama.
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>> when you have an unpopular president, his party's candidates don't want to be seen with him. they don't want the opposition to use him as a way of defining them. >> reporter: even his vanquished challenger mitt romney is in greater demand, campaigning in five states last week. and hillary clinton has just kicked off a series of campaign stops. now white house officials say the president will make some campaign stops between now and election day, but expect them to be in friendly states. he did make a quick appearance with a congressional candidate here before the fund-raiser yesterday. natalie? 3 c3 del congreso aquí antes de la day is up for a spot in its first year of eligibility. the same goes for industrial rock group nine inch nails. straight our compton. rappers nwa made the cut. and lou reid nominated as a solo artist.
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he is already in the hall part of a development underground. the winners will be announced in december. very cool. let's go back outside once again. everybody on the plaza. another check with al. >> all righty. let's take a look. ooh, who will it be? we don't know. what's your name, young lady? >> natalie jo. >> from nalft natalie to natalie. you're 13 today? >> yes. >> happy birthday. you're officially a teenager. good luck, mom. we've got heavy showers and thunderstorms from wichita, oklahoma city. looking at strong storms and those storms will be firing up all day today, maybe causing possible flooding. we'll watch that. wet weather moves into the midatlantic states later this afternoon. gorgeous day along the west coast. northeast looking good. clouds will start to move in. that's what's going on a 8:07. happy friday. i'm meteorologist christina loren. this is a time lapse from sunol. pretty cool here. this is from our friends at weather underground. you can see full sunshine from
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the hilltops. yeah, we've got a really thick marine layer this morning. overcast. just about everywhere at the surface, you can see that here from all of our microclimate forecasts. east shore, 70 degrees for you, 66 for san francisco, and 81 degrees for the north bay. temperatures are going to come up the next couple days. >> and that's your latest weather. what does that sound like, i wonder? oh, yeah. >> very jarring. >> going to be listening to that. >> followed by a big old splash. get ready, tamron. >> oversell. poor natalie. chelsea handler. the always great chelsea handler. we'll talk to her in a second. jeremy rener, new thriller, life as a newlywed and new big role. carson, what have you got going on? >> jean chatzky will be here to answer your questions about 401(k)s and we want to know what answer your questions about 401(k)s and we want to know what made♪ i found a happy place
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>> like cool. >> oh, sorry. >> your bff, swroe biden, just proved once again he is so cool. >> oh, yeah. >> the most joe biden photo ever taken. vice president rocking his signature aviators, savoring a double scoop of ice cream in oregon. >> with cash in hand, he called himself the last of the big-time spenders. we asked you to caption this photo, one saying i can't believe they cut this scene from top gun. >> ice cream cone, getting ready to make it rain. >> the onion has a version of joe biden and the real joe biden is inching very close. >> i love that. crowds here in drk new york we can stop the little -- >> ice cream music. -- music. apparently crowds couldn't contain themselves when a certain former bachelor made a
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surprise appearance. >> it is not lost on me that i am spending my honeymoon at comic con. >> i'm sure it's not lost on his wife either. george clooney, by the way, catching everybody off guard there at comic con. fresh off his honeymoon after marrying amal alamuddin in venice. he joked while he was there. the last time he had been to comic con was when he played batman and apologized for wearing the nippled batman outfit. this next video, you might be outraged when you see this at first but have you to keep watching. a man approaches a homeless veteran, takes the guy's sign and tears it up into little pieces.
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appears very cruel, right? hold on. maybe it doesn't end the way you think it might. >> it seems kind of weird to do that, right? >> are you one of those street musicians that's going to turn that into a wad of money. >> wad of money? seriously? because i actually have a wad of money for you. >> there you go. you might have guessed, that guy is a magician, using his powers for good, finding a clever way to give this guy money. rob didn't stop there. so far, contributions have topped $21,000. >> whoa! >> to learn how you can donate and go to while there, you can vote for tamron to get dunked. >> way to bring it back around. >> i do love that story. that's awesome. >> terrific. >> that's what's trending on this friday. >> and we're back
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comedian and best-selling author chelsea handler is ready for the next chapter in her career. she signed off on e's "chelsea lately." >> i called my agent and said i want to go on a stand-up tour. he's like, well, what are you promoting? i said i don't know. he said do you want to release an album? that would be weird if i released an album since i'm not a musician. what are you talking about?
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i would sooner release a perfume called regret than an album. >> chelsea handler, good morning. can i share with the audience what you just told me? >> yes. >> i asked willie how many children he has and i thought he said seven children. wow, that's a lot for a white man. and then he corrected me and he said seven children from eight different women. >> i said no such thing. >> which is a great answer. >> i said no such thing. >> you did. >> it's great to see you. >> to be clear, i have two children, 7 and 5. >> yeah, clear it up. >> the special is hilarious. that was literally the only part we could show on the today show. >> i was surprised when they said they're showing a clip because there's nothing they can show on the "today" show. >> that was an interlude between other bits. you have a thing about animals. what's your hang-up -- i'm going to start with cats. are you a cat person? >> no. i think cats are kind of -- that's not a strong move. if you're going to have a pet, it's a weak thing to do. they don't bring a lot to the table. >> right. >> they don't really
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reciprocate. they want and want and take and take and take. i don't respect that. i don't appreciate it. if i get an animal it's because i want a relationship with my animal. >> dare i ask you about the dolphin then, this majestic creature of the sea. >> you want to bring that up at this time of day? >> now that i think about it, it was probably a terrible idea. you don't like snakes a whole lot. you don't appreciate our rossen report. >> no. i came in this morning and saw it on the monitors. >> let's look real quick. >> ooh! >> i don't want to have that reaction. >> see, that's what would have happened but twice that. >> i hate snakes. >> who doesn't? >> on french polynesia a couple of weeks ago, they have these tiny white snakes swimming in the water. i love the water. i'm in the water all the time. we were night swimming all the time and i was like, what are these? snakes in my habitat, my natural habit habitat? he said they only come out at
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night. >> in your natural habitat, i love it. >> the big ones are gross, the small ones are gross. >> jump to netflix. interesting to a lot of people. a big play to get off broadcast or cable television. what was the decision like for you? >> it was the only decision. >> really? >> for me it was the only decision. i thought netflix was amazing from the minute i discovered them, which was a few years ago. after they became more than just a movie network or playing -- you know, when they started original programming i was like, this is a really cool idea. i wanted to be part of that. if i was ever going to leave e! once i decided i was done, i said what can i do next that i would be happy with and not taking over someone else's job somewhere else? that has no appeal to me. >> you had no interest in, say, the letterman job that colbert got or jimmy's job? >> it was inaccurate as it usually is. >> the show doesn't start until
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2016. >> right. >> the word is that you're going to revolutionize the talk show. no monologue, i'm guessing? you're not going to sit behind a desk? >> i may. it's going to be different than what i've done before. i want to do a very -- i want to have varied topics. we'll do three shows a week instead of five or four shows a week and probably become available on one day. and the format isn't nailed down now. i want to take the meks year of doing these four spegs for netflix, documentary style. documentary if you want to pronounce it correctly. >> i prefer that, actually. >> i have a different accent this early in the morning. what that show will be in 2016. i'm looking forward to it. i'm really excited about working. >> you'll always be working. one thing we know, there won't be cats or dolphins. >> thank you for remembering.
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>> so good to see you. >> so long ago we talked about that. >> the comedy special premears on netflix today. i've seen it. check it out. it's hilarious. >> thanks, willie. now here is tamron. >> announcer: get a plan is brought to you by voya financial, change the way you think about retirement. >> when it comes to meeting your financial needs, shouldn't your 401(k) amount to cash in a flash? jean chatzky is here to weigh in on that and more and carson is standing by with questions you submitted in the orange room. the dow closed -- good morning to you, first. >> nice to see you. >> closed at the worst off in the year. >> we've seen a lot of volatility the last three days. do not panic. look at your mix of investments. if you haven't shifted since stocks have run up 150% in the last five years, you probably are taking too much risk and you need to adjust. >> let's go to car sson. we asked viewers what made them borrow from their 401(k).
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carson? >> tamara writing here, a borrowed to pay my rent being paid back each week from my paycheck. what do you think about that? >> i'm not terribly upset about this. you need an emergency cushion, though, so that you don't have to do this in the fewer. once you're done paying it back save for the next emergency. >> quickly katherine borrowed against her plan to pay off student loans. >> that one i'm not thrilled with. student interest loan rates not so high. you'll get more growth just by continuing to leave the money in your 401(k) and investing it. >> we'll head over and look at some of the common questions people are asking right now as it relates to their 401(k). come on over, jean. how much do you put into the 401(k)? >> it depends how much you earn. lower income people, when they get to retirement, more of their monthly net will be replaced by social security. if you're a lower-income person, 11%. middle income, 15%, upper income, 16%. includes the match.
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don't try to get there right away. nudge it up by 2% a year if you're not there yet. >> build an emergency cushion before putting in your 401(k). should you? >> not if you're getting matching dollars. split the difference. try to put half your money into savings for emergencies and half money into 401(k). once you have the emergency portion, put it all into the 401(k). >> this is a good one. roth 401(k) or the regular 401(k)? what is the difference? >> roth 401(k) is a lot like roth ira. if you think your tax rate is going to be higher in retirement than it is right now, this is a good thing to do. particularly good for young people. it's not an all or nothing. can you split the difference. >> great part about this, we'll keep the conversation going. jean, thank you so much. >> sure. >> we'll keep it going in the orange room. send your #get a plan. we'll get you answers from jean. coming up, cary elwes shares
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a secret from "the princess you're watching today in the bay. >> good friday morning to you. hope you're off to a good start. it is 8:26. i'm kris sanchez. police are now calling a deadly shooting in san francisco an attempted murder-suicide. it happened around 5:00 this morni morning. officers say a man shot his female partner before turning the gun on himself. he was pronounced dead at the scene. the woman was rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries. right now she is in critical condition. and here is mike with your traffic situation now. looking light there. >> not so bad on this particular shot, kris, of san jose north 101, but let's look at the maps, 101 is not the problem, it's 680 traveling north, earlier crash
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cleared from the middle of the freeway. slow south 880 through the dunbarton bridge, crash now on the shoulder. the rest of the bay, although a typical flow pattern, lighter volume on a friday. oakland, slow past the coliseum on our live look here, and it is slow here at high street. pleasant drive for the bay bridge toll plaza. >> we have more local news coming up in half an hour. see you then.
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we are back now at 8:30 with a special honor for oscar winner angelina jolie, held a private audience with the queen at buckingham palace just this morning, was made an honorary dame for all the good work she does. >> phenomenal for her. >> cool picture. >> meanwhile, you still have time to vote in our pink or swim
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challenge. it doesn't really matter at this point. we want you to help us raise money for breast cancer research in the avon foundation for women. will it be natalie, al, myself? not likely, or tamron. >> natalie is wearing some beautiful white pants. wouldn't it be nice to see natalie in her amal alamuddin style pants? >> all i know is this arm is going to be -- >> i think you're safe. >> also inconceivable. >> inconceivable. >> inconceivable. it's been 27 years since cary elwes, star of "the princess bride" is finally ready to reveal the movie's
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behind-the-scenes secrets. >> he looks the same. >> amazing. >> plus the very busy jeremy renner is here. he just got married, has a new thriller in the movie. and a bourne sequel. is he one busy guy. but not too busy. he stopped to vote in this contest. >> who do you think is going in the tank, jeremy? >> he's silent. >> yes. >> he was in the orange room like this. tamron, tamron, tamron, tamron. josh elliott has the touching link between football and the creation of the great ronald mcdonald house. >> cool. look forward to that. first, al has a look at the weather. >> it's a little nippy on the plaza to go swimming. plenty of sunshine. rain moves into the pacific northwest. wet weather in the gulf coast. midatlantic states sunday, sunday, nice day up and down the
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eastern seaboard. we're looking at what we think will be the beginning of a pretty major severe thunderstorm, severe weather outbreak sunday into monday. it starts in texas, moves into arkansas by sunday night. getting closer to chicago. we'll be watching this very, very carefully. you might want to monitor the weather channel all weekend long to make shoor you have your 8:33. happy friday. i'm meteorologist christina loren. taking a live look here at what's going on in sunol. you can see from the hilltop we still have plenty of low clouds over the east shore, but nice and sunny here. temperatures are going to be warm. we're going to have to wait awhile for the low clouds to burn off. here in the oakland hills you can't make out anything because of the fog being so thick. 64 degrees in san francisco, 69 degrees on the east shore. throughout the day today, temperatures will be comfortable. by tomorrow, that heat cranks. >> and that's your latest weather. willie? >> al, thank you. the american film institute
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named "the princess pride" one of the 100 greatest movies of all time, beloved by fans, most of whom who can quote many lines. especially one line. >> fill this with water, please. >> as you wish. >> cary elwes, that man, is out with a memoir "as you wish." inconceivable. >> inconceivable. >> that's the way to say it. when i was assigned this segment a couple of days ago, people said oh, my god, you get to do "the princess bride." people are obsessed with this movie 27 years later. how do you explain that? >> i don't know. it's one of those rare things. i can't explain t when the movie came out it wasn't that big of a success. and it wasn't until it started appearing in vhs and in cable that this movie that had been
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mostly dead suddenly came back to life. and i think i can speak on behalf of the whole cast, the filmmakers, that we feel unbelievably blef blee y blesse >> tell me about the time you met bill clinton. >> i was working on a show "from the earth to the moon" produced by hbo and tom hanks and i got a call from the wonderful mr. hanks and says i hope you have a nice suit. we're going to the white house to screen your episode. i couldn't believe it. my wife and myself, we fly to washington. and they screen our episode. and it's part of the millennium series. i was there with the whole cast, tony goldwyn, brian cranston. i walked up to the president with my wife and stuck out my hand and said, mr. president, my name is -- and he stopped me right there and said i know exactly who you are, cary. and my heart froze. how does the president know who
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i am? what's in my fbi file? he saw that look on my face and he goes, no, no, it's not what you think. chelsea and i are huge fans of "princess bride." we've seen it over 200 times. >> first of all, your clinton impersonation -- >> yes? >> nailed it. so bill clinton seen it 200 time. >> who knew? >> the pope recognized you from the movie. one after another. what's really cool about this, you write this book to see what a family it really was on the set, rob reiner, the director, billy crystal, robin wright. they've all come back to celebrate this book with you, including in the audio book. we hear from billy crystal. let's take a listen. >> hello. this is miracle max. here is a little bit from "as you wish: inconceivable tales from the making of the princess bride from cary elwes, who is
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more than slightly dead. he is very much alive. >> i feel unbelievably blessed. i co-wrote this book with joseph laden but we share the credit with the whole cast and the filmmakers because i called them all. every single one of them said absolutely, would love to. it's a definitive book about the making of the film. i feel unbelievably blessed. >> great behind-the-scenes, including the time you broke your toe. >> andre, god bless him, was not able to get around easily in the moors where we were shooting. very hilly, rocky and mountainous. production provided him with an all terrain vehicle. he sped around. he had one on his farm in mississippi or north carolina where he lived. he kept riding up to me and going, you like my toy, boss you? like it? i go, it's very nice, andre. very cool. he goes, you want to try it? no, andre, i don't know how to
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ride a bike. he kept doing this day after day. finally after a week, he rides up to me and says, you know you want to. i finally go, okay, andre, i'll give it a shot. my huberus exceeded my aptitude. i didn't go more than two feet and i broke my toe because i caught my toe between the clutch and a rock and i felt it break instantly and i thought oh, no, no, no. i haven't even shot the fight scene. they're going to replace me. that's it. they're going to send me home. rob was unbelievably sweet about it all and said listen, cary, we'll shoot around you if we have to. you'll be fine. >> you can see in some of those clips you're dragging the wheel around. >> a little bit. >> this book is so much fun to read. you don't even have to be a fan. if this doesn't work out, impersonations. clint sbon and andre the giant.
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>> then and now photo of "the princess bride" cast go to our website, the house of healing. two football stars makes kids' dreams come true. josh elliott has their story. first this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back now with our ongoing series. >> undergoing leukemia. many families had to sleep in the waiting rooms. then an idea was born. josh elliott is at the eagles practice field. good morning. good to see you. >> good morning to both of you. that idea that fred hill had did become the inspiration for the ronald mcdonald house. today there are over 350 of them worldwide, doing work like this.
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>> there's something about putting on those flags and you're on the field. all that matters at that moment is football. cancer is the last thing on their mind. all of a sudden they realize they don't have any limits. >> there's a camp in upstate pennsylvania. it's run by the ronald mcdonald house which, for 40 years, has been a home away from home for families seeking the highest quality medical care. >> i was diagnosed with retina blastoma. i was a year and a half old. ronald mcdonald house became our home. as i got older, i started going to ronald mcdonald camp. >> andre now volunteers at the camp. and this past summer he teamed up with colin delaney, diagnosed with leukemia. >> i was not feeling well all the time.
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i realized i wouldn't be able to feel normal for a long time. >> low blood counts left the former middle school fullback on the sidelines. >> kind of have -- so next year. >> 40 years ago, the eagles helped to create a house of healing. but on this day, they brought that healing to their own home. colin put on the jersey of his favorite player, lesean "shady" mccoy. there were two late additions to the roster. >> heard you guys needed more players. >> hey! >> what's going on, man? >> that's awesome. >> what's going on? >> how are you doing? >> need more players? i'll tell you to go that way. >> oh, no!
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oh! whoo hoo hew! >> it was great to see colin out there. he went all out. >> best day ever. unexpected and awesome. i'm definitely going to remember this for the rest of my life. >> and we're honored to be joined by andre and colin with us today, along with long-time philadelphia eagles greats. you have a chance to be part of hoda's "truly brave" video, the making of it. beautiful thing to see. what was it like to be part of it? >> it was a lot of fun. especially the part with the paint. i really enjoyed that. hoda ras really, really nice. the other kids were great, true. >> that's terrific. it's a great thing we just saw. troy, you were here. you've seen, for so many years, all the great work that the ronald mcdonald house does.
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>> it's absolutely fabulous work. colin, andre, i want to thank you. saw your story. read about your story. inspiration and determination, overcoming. this week you have the ultimate experience of sitting behind the eagles bench, watching them play this team from up north, they wear blue colored jerseys but you and your family will have an awesome time behind the bench cheering on those eagles. >> we're already a few weeks in. there are roster moves to be made and i know you have a big one to make right now. >> i'll tell you what, colin. got an opportunity to watch your tape. saw your touchdown dance. we could use you. what we would like to do is sign you to a contract for the game on sunday. you sign right there. you got an agent you want to look at it? >> sure. >> this is binding. >> i'll take a look. >> and then we've got this for you to wear on sunday. we're excited to have you. we know you're going to bring great luck to our football team.
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thanks, man. >> that's awesome. >> guys, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> appreciate it. listen, you can logon to we want to hear your story, stories like colins, how football has asked your life. "together we make football" initiative. and win a shot to go to super bowl xlix. >> and he got a contract! so great. watch the philadelphia eagles, as troy mentioned, the team wearing blue. >> easy. easy. >> the new york giants. up next, jeremy renner on his new thriller, recent wedding and helping to dunk tamron outside. first this is "today" on nbc.
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back now at 8:48. two-time oscar nominee jeremy renner leads an all-star cast in a new thriller "kill the messenger," playing a journalist who takes on the cia in the '80s for its role in the drug epidemic. >> new drugs were put on the street. >> what you want to say happened never happened. >> then why am i here? >> american kids were going to die in that war. >> american kids did die, and they're still dying. just not the ones you care about, apparently. >> powerful. jeremy renner is with us. good morning. good to see you. >> good morning. good to see you. >> i knew the story of the journalist. i know you studied it. so many people were suspicious of government and things they don't know. in a way, it seems, telling gary webb's story is perfect timing now. >> i feel like whether it was luck, circumstance, whatever it is, the relevancy of this movie
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and the time -- mind you, this movie is about something that gary was writing about ten years prior. there's an '80s story, written about in the '90s and recognized now maybe. but it is an important story and something that's constantly happening and couldn't be more relevant with what's happening today. >> you're not only the star of the film. you produced this. >> yeah. >> how was that journey for you, when you're portraying a real person and a story that is complex and layered? >> yeah, yeah. the best part of producing it was just acquiring the best team to support you in everything you do. when you fail, someone could pick you up. that's all i had to do, was get an amazing cast, great character. >> i love how you say that's all i had to do. that is not an easy thing when you're juggling bourne franchise and everything else you're up to these days.
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>> right. >> that's not easy. >> i don't feel like anything is easy. if it's easy, i wouldn't get out of bed. i like to be challenged and go to work and try to figure things out. >> i love that about you. i think people feel that in interviews and the roles that you choose, that you love to be challenged. is that what drives you? that's one of those hokey questions. >> not in a relationship but work, i like to try to understand something more in a deeper way and figure things out. i like to problem solve. i've gotten good at that. that's what i'm attracted to. >> it is not an overnight success even though your name is everywhere these days. it took 20-plus years for to you hit it big. >> right. >> were there days when you thought this is not going to happen? >> i don't know. not going to happen? has it happened? >> oh, it has happened. you're a superstar.
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when the paparazzi are swirling around, it's happened. >> i'm just doing what i love to do. if i can continue doing that and go get a meal afterwards, it's great. >> and produce projects that you love. >> i feel blessed and honored to be doing what -- i get to do what i love to do. >> let's going et to the hot st >> what's the hot stuff? >> newlywed. >> well, not new, but -- >> and a dad. how is that? >> the best. >> it's beenwhat's been the big surprise? ava berlin. beautiful name. >> she's kind of ruined my life. >> what? >> we're talking how much i love my job and all these wonderful things. that means nothing anymore. >> it's all about ava. >> now i know what real love is. it's amazing. the best thing i've experienced in my life. >> congratulations on ava, your
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beautiful wife and all the success. thank you for voting to get me dunked. >> you're getting pinked. >> jeremy, thank you so much. you're my favorite. "kill the messenger" hits theaters today. why don't you fill in for me? we have the same hair. jeremy is going in for me. >> no
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>> it's just a matter of time. >> look at that head on the dunk tank. >> i look good in that picture. >> stick around for our next hour, america. it's going to be fun. tamron's going in. >> plus -- >> celebrate some birthdays right now with our buddy, willard. >> how about this? matt i found the perfect summer home for you. give me a call. i'll get you a good deal. the lovely rebecca scott hawkins. like that name. she is 100 years old today. indi indianola, mississippi. she loves to cook. one good-looking cook. this is juliana mashburn from jerseyville, illinois. 100 years old today. jewelian i juliana loves the outdoors. harold etter from dupont, ohio. 100 years old today. he loves to grow tomatoes.
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when he grows tomatoes, he grows them for the whole neighborhood. joe boball from lake wales, florida. 102 years old today. biggest past time is moving those harleys. loves to ride motorcycles. how about that? new york, you're the best up there. >> thank you, willard. >> willie? >> thanks, willard. good morning to you, it is 8:56 right now. a very busy friday up and down the peninsula. watch for traffic delays in mountain view starting around 4:00 this afternoon, where there's a hip hop concert at shoreline amphitheater. levi's stadium will host four high school football games this weekend, lots of fans. those games are supposed to happen back in august but were postponed because of the issues with the turf.
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and in palo alto, college football will cause major traffic headaches tonight. stanford hosts washington state and school officials are warning fans to get early because parking will be limited. kickoff is at 6:00. we have all the rest of the day's news at 11:00 and more local news in a half hour. insurance companies are spending millions of dollars
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this friday morning, october 10th, 2014. i'm going to go ahead and call it an historic day. for "today's take." >> i don't know about that. aren't you overselling it? >> no, no, they'll be reading about this in the history books for years to come. it's pink or swim day. we raised more than $12,000 for the avon foundation for women. thank you for your donations. the "today" show will add $5,000
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to that. >> wow! >> it's all for a great cause. which one of the four of us will go down in the dunk tank this morning? >> which of the two of us, because you two are kind of out of it. >> the two are close. >> tamron's still leading the way. >> do we have the numbers? >> you guys are pretty much out of it. >> really? >> tamron has a chance right now to sway america natalie's way. >> it's not going to happen. >> i tried that yesterday and there was a surge. but my theory of why i might be leading -- and i'm not convinced i am leading. and i'm holding out hope. i told willie -- where did i go with this, with the miracle? >> voter fraud. >> she did say voter fraud. >> i did say that. >> you invoked the miracle on ice team of 1980 and said america, we can do this. the odds are stacked against us.
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>> i believe natalie can surge. >> what's easier, america? let's put tamron over the top, over 50%. that's a land slide. >> land slide majority. >> mandate. >> mandate? >> yeah, a mandate. >> what does that mean? >> referendum. >> it's a referendum. >> my other theory, just quickly here, i showed this picture of a baby yesterday. it's cute and it said "deal with it." it's the baby. that baby ruined me. >> this is getting ugly. she is attacking children. zblun identified baby. >> accept the fact you're doing it for a great cause. >> she's ready. >> and you're going to do it in style. i hear you have a great wardrobe choice. >> i volunteered to go in my closet and auction off anything. didn't i say that? >> yes, you did. >> my pink dress i wore. i love this dress. i'll auction it off. i'll do anything.
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>> that's really wonderful. >> it's great. you're doing that. so you're going in. >> i'm itching now. my sananxiety is picking up. >> i dreamed last night i was under water, in a mermaid costume. >> ooh. >> no, i really did. >> now we're talking. >> you had that dream, too? >> that's not right. >> and another side story of this is how me and natalie got in this situation, this runoff and you two are coasting. >> who wants to see either one of us go into a dunk tank? >> it's in the hands of the people. >> i want to. tons of people tweeted us saying what about willie? >> absolutely. i kept voting for you guys. i think there is voter fraud. every time i click on your name, that never tallies. >> the fraud is voting multiple
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times. >> that's the fraud. america, especially american women would like to see in a dunk tank? >> who? >> the ceo of microsoft. >> microsoft ceo satya nadella. >> rhymes with nutella, because he's nuts. >> he was in phoenix at a conference talking to a group of women in technology. >> i think it's uncomfortable for women to ask sometimes for a raise. so a woman asks that question, take a listen to his answer. >> it's not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go along. and that -- i think might be one of the additional superpowers that, quite frankly, women who don't ask for a raise have, because that's good karma. it will come back. >> i know my super power is to make 80 cents to the dollar that every man makes, right?
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>> that makes no sense. >> karma? >> i follow that logic, i'm still on a plantation picking cotton. >> oh. >> this is so wrong. so wrong. >> let me tell you, you're absolutely right. and beyond women, he's basically saying anyone who wants to rise to where he is, by the way, just wait it out. >> it's worked well for me, so it's okay. >> yeah, you don't have to ask. it will just come to you. like you put it out there and it will come to you. >> and bringing karma in there. >> and then, okay, you blew it. why not apologize? >> what he ended up doing was he backtracked a little bit. he released a statement on twitter, which seems to be everybody's way of apologizing these days. he said, i was inarticulate regarding how women should ask for a raise. our industry must close the gender pay gap so a raise is not needed because of a bias. the front page of "usa today," i happened to notice this. the high-tech pay gap, minorities earning less.
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women in technology generally a minority as well. but here it goes on to point out that hispanics in particular, they earn $16,000 on average less than people in technology in those same jobs. >> wow. system's working great. >> yeah. but i guess if we put it out there, our karma will make us eventually earn the same. >> women tried that for a while, right? trust the system. didn't work for generations. >> it does not work. >> there's an old saying, my karma ran over your dogma. >> oh. >> is that really? >> ouch. >> i saw it on a bumper sticker once. >> i'm falling for everything today. >> that's right. okay, here's a question. here's a question for you. how many people when you're taking a shower multi-task and take a whiz at the same time? >> everyone pees in the shower. >> i do not. >> what? >> you're kidding me. >> never? >> guess what. they invented toilets. >> we're conservationists.
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>> in the gym especially. i don't want to take a shower in the gym. you've got to go and stand in a shower where somebody else just took a whiz? >> haven't you seen that "seinfeld" clip? go ahead. play it. >> you went in the shower? >> yeah. so what? i'm not the only one. >> do you go in the shower? >> no, never. >> do you? >> i take baths. >> what was i supposed to do? get out of the shower, put on my bathrobe, go all the way down to the other end, come all the way back? >> did you ever hear of holding it in? >> bingo! >> no, al. you get out of the shower, you wet the floor, you get cold, you use it. then you've got to get back in. >> here's a thought. how about going before? >> sometimes it hits you. that warm water. >> so we're asking -- we bring this up. it's not just random. we bring this up -- maybe it is.
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students at a university in the uk, of course it's in the uk, are being encouraged to go in the shower. >> that's like a full tank of water. >> it goes in the drain. >> every time you flush. >> it's a one-stop shop, man. embrace it. >> try it. just try it. go home this weekend and report back. >> tweet it out. >> it's actually good for you. >> who says? >> you get stung by a jellyfish, what do they tell you to do? >> exactly. >> but you're already in the water. you're in the ocean. >> but al, it's a drain, and it just goes down. >> but how many jellyfish are in the shower? >> there's healing power. i'll explain it to you later. >> but we digress. >> i can't believe i'm working with you people! >> it's facebook friday, and jimmy fallon was discussing the #thatwasstupid, so he had some of the viewers submit to him moments where they had foot
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in mouth disease. take a look. >> this one's fro from @christinahonan. i accidentally once said "i love you" at the end of a conference call. this one, becca said one time someone said they have the same last name as me and i asked them what theirs was. this one's, my mom once used the flashlight on her phone to try to look for her phone. getting closer, mom. you're holding your phone. i will admit, i have done that. i'm talking to somebody on the phone, and they said what time -- let me just look at the calendar -- i can't find my phone. i'm looking for the calendar. ugh, what are you talking to me on? oh, yeah. >> i love that. go to facebook and tell us when did you last put your foot in your mouth and use o our #today'stake. >> don't do that if you're taking a shower and a whiz.
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anyway, let me show you what we've got going on as far as your weather is concerned. we're watching typhoon eva longoria -- typhoon vongfong. south-southeast in okinawa. thousands of americans and their dependents on this base. 140-mile-per-hour winds. it's moving to the north at 9. they could be looking by saturday night, sunday morning 20 inches of rain, winds sustained of 85 miles per hour, gusts of 115. that can do a lot of daniel. right now, we're looking at strong storms firing up along the stationary front. we expect to see flooding likely late tonight into tomorrow from central oklahoma into southern missouri and central arkansas. we've got a risk of strong storms making their way from abilene and wichita on into sherman. reason for this, heavy rain, and in fact, some areas may pick up to five inches of rain in the
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next 24 hours, and that could lead to some significant 9:10. happy friday to you, bay area. temperatures are going to be cool for today. feeling like fall. 70 degrees for the east shore, 66 in san francisco, and it's going to be warm out in the tri-valley later today. you'll be up to 86 degrees, but not a bad day. we're going to crank up that heat as of tomorrow, jumping by about five to ten degrees for most locations, even warmer for sunday, that's when we'll peak, then the temperatures fall steadily and we bring in rainfall as of tuesday. big changes. more today at 11:00. >> that's your latest weather. pink or swim -- oh, rogan! in a little bit. i was trying to get an update on what was happening. >> we have a little update on mr. roker talking about your uso tour. >> make a difference day is
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october 25th. al doing his part. looking snazzy. >> and donate to support the uso. >> we'll try to make it an annual event for you. fantastic. >> america, three minutes left to vote. who will get dunked in our pink or swim tank? it's all for a good cause. make a donation if you can and tweet your votes. we'll talk with seth rogen, here with his lovely wife, laura. they're headed back to the prom and want you to go with them. >> i love it. dove invited women to a makeover with a difference. hi ma'am hi would you like to have a free makeover? yeah, why not? who doesn't love a free makeover? there you go. it's a shower. it's a shower. but it's a shower with new dove body wash, with its new breakthrough formula all it takes is just one shower for softer smoother skin. want to feel? feels really good. really silky smooth. it's awesome. i love it.
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♪ after one year, skin looks ageless. vivofit. gently reminds you to get moving. join the movement. seth rogen is known for his on-screen antics in "knocked up" and "the 40-year-old virgin." he and his wife, laura, are passionate about raising awareness for alzheimer's disease. >> a passion that earlier this
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year they took to capitol hill. >> americans whisper the word alzheimer's because their government whispers the word alzheimer's. and although a whisper is good it's still not enough. it needs to be yelled and screamed to the point that it gets the attention and funding it deserves and needs. i dream of a day when my charity is no longer necessary and i can go back to being the lazy self-involved man child i was meant to be. >> "hilarity for charity," seth and laura are the founding members. we'll get to hilarity for charity. to see you testify there on the senate, it's a hard thing to do. and you -- i think you roused the crowd there. although it took some doing because apparently only two senators showed up? >> yeah. in a way it was indicative of exactly what i was there to talk about, which is how the government does not prioritize
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alzheimer's. it has a minuscule amount of funding in proportion to the amount of death it is actually causes every year. it's completely out of whack. for whatever reason it's not something they care about. it's not a very glamorous cause. when i'm your spokesman, that is apparent. and i think that -- yeah, i mean, again, it really was indicative of what i was there -- i was telling the government that they don't care enough about alzheimer's to two out of 16 people who are paid to listen to that. so, it was -- in a way it validated everything i was saying and probably got it a lot more attention than it would have, had everyone show ed up, honestly, because it really made it obvious that people don't care about it as much as they should. >> this is obviously very personal for you. >> yes. >> a heartbreaking disease for many people. numbers keep going up as baby boomers reach a certain age.
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what else can we do here? >> it's frightening. we have a get involved link on our page, write to the government, tell them to pay attention. join, volunteer. there are things you can do. unfortunately for the disease itself, there are no treatments. there are no cures. so, all we can do is have our voices heard and take action and tell everyone that we need to pay attention. >> you have this great charity, hilarity for charity and an in-house grant program so people can get care at home. >> that's what we found has been the only thing that made the situation remotely liveable, is the fact that i'm in a very comfortable financial situation and we can pay to have someone live with lauren's mother, essentially, and provide her 24-hour care. we started to realize that the government does not subsidize this type of care as many think they should. a lot of people just can't afford it on their own. so, we have set up a program where if you can't afford it, can you apply for a grant through hilarity for charity and
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we will provide you with free in-home care. >> we partnered with senior care, incredible care giving company and we're sharing the work with them. it's really, really amazing. so we'll be able to help people that can't afford it. >> bringing in the prom night theme. >> our big event next friday in l.a. the theme is prom. tulle and hopefully crimped hair. oh, no, did i ruin the surprise? >> we have your original photos. >> oh, gosh. i don't know. >> i know we have them. >> oh, this is me. this is the video i made. to entice you to go to prom. there we go. >> there we go. >> lauren with his a gymnast. and i'm in a white tie. >> by the way, one of you goes in the shower and the other doesn't. >> that's true. >> which one. >> i pee in the shower, in other
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showers. not my own shower. if i ever shower at your house, look out. >> you did not know that. >> i never go in a shower in the hotel room. >> shower before me if we're in a hotel room. >> glad we got you on the record. >> here is the important thing on the record, if you want to learn more about how to donate for hilarity for charity, head to great cause. >> thank you so much. coming up, will it be tamron or natalie? votes are in. who will get dunked in our pink or swim tank? some of our crew members have already used that tank. >> before our very eyes, he grew up on the screen and now you can you wouldn't do half of your daily routine. so why treat your mouth any differently. brushing alone does less than half the job leaving behind millions of germs.
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you're watching today in the bay. >> good morning, it is 9:26 on your friday. i'm sam brock. for the third time this week, a man has exposed himself in palo alto, this time to a woman in her 20s. the latest incident happened yesterday afternoon on miller avenue near monroe park. this follows two cases earlier in the week that our bob redell was reporting on. both just blocks away from an all-girls private school. in those cases the victims were young girls. on wednesday police released this sketch of the man in those two cases with the shades on. they haven't released the sketch of the suspect in yesterday's case. in all three instances, a white man in a vehicle exposed himself, but the vehicle description have been inconsistent in each case. moving on, this afternoon
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president obama will land at sfo. right now the president is currently in los angeles. he's expected to arrive in san francisco 3:30 this afternoon. mr. obama is in town for a fundraiser at the w hotel. it was originally supposed to be held at city hall. tickets to the event range from $500 to $32,000. you're going to have to pony up if that's an event you'd like to attend. after the break, a look at weather and traffic. stay with us.
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9:28. welcome back. i'm meteorologist christina loren. and these are your temperatures for today. all with this low cloud cover, the overcast sky is going to keep temperatures down, and then these numbers soar over the weekend. low 80s for the south bay. upper 60s in san francisco and mid 70s for the peninsula. cool to comfy for today, good this weekend at the beach, but it's going to be hot, dry, and windy inland. everything changes next week as we get multiple storm systems. here's how it works. up to 93 degrees sunday, rain,
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74 by tuesday in the south bay. mike? >> we have a slowing for everyone, as well, through the south bay at least. i guess not everyone, look at 101 here. look at your maps, we have a number of slowdowns. that's el camino real, also past the airport, those two crashes have moved to the shoulder. a third crash right now popped up, approaching 237, still slow there. that's been a trouble spot over the morning. really not so bad towards the bay bridge. back to you. >> some patience from drivers needed today, but here's the thing, if you are in traffic, it's friday. you're going to make it through there. see you again in 25 minutes.
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welcome back to "today" on this friday morning, october 10th, 2014. what a special friday morning it is. >> glamorous. >> al, natalie, tamron, who is all dulled up. >> i dulled up in a gown. i was convinced there was a last-minute surge. while you may believe i'm getting dunked, i believe it's natalie. real quick, the jewelry i'm wearing, 7% of the proceeds go to breast cancer research. the earring and the necklace, 70% breast cancer research. >> i love the message but you're stalling. >> okay. >> by the way, i will report, i touched the water. it's a nice, warm 84 degrees.
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>> that's a cute out fit to get dunked in. >> #dunk tamron. >> the wait is over. on the count of three, i want you to hold up the face. is it natalie or tamron who will go in? three, two, one. who is it? >> oh, my gosh! i am shocked. it's tamron. good news is, we've raised over $14,000. $14,000. >> yeah? >> this beautiful girl told me natalie won. i invited you to my home. you said natalie won. what happened? >> she lied to you. >> it's for a good cause. so i will own this challenge. >> pink power! >> go for it. >> i'm going to give you a hand here. >> am i supposed to take these
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mikes off me? >> seems like you should. >> hold on. you should probably take this off. >> leave it on? >> i guess they're waterproof. they're waterproof. >> all right. >> okay. she's up. >> it's very warm. >> do i sit on the end? >> natalie, move back here. you're too close. >> i haven't warmed up my arm. >> all right. are you ready? >> no, i'm not, natalie. wait. >> ready? ready? >> no. this is all you. >> this is hard. >> let's see how many tries it takes. >> tamron, you look fantastic. >> tamron, stop stalling! >> move back!
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>> you did it! how is it? >> it went up my nose. >> ladies and gentlemen, tamron hall! fantastic. why don't you come out of there? >> come on over. >> how do i get out? >> you handled it like a champ. and you look very glam. nicely done. >> do you think i can wear this gown again? >> i think so. >> you could probably auction that off. more money. >> that way. >> watch your step. >> everybody, tamron, tamron, tamron, tamron! >> nicely done.
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>> thank you, everyone. thank you. so grateful. we're doing it again next year but all four of us. $40,000 over the year. >> make it 50. >> $50,000. >> you're a good sport, my friend. >> you are the best. >> tamron hall. right there. >> wow! that's what's going on aroun what a great sport. good morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. i want to show you this time lapse from healdsburg. finally seeing the clouds clear. another hour before you get the sunshine. temperatures today, comfortable because of the clouds to start the day. 81 in the north bay and south bay, temperatures nice on the bay, major changes coming to your forecast. this weekend, hot, dry, windy, elevated fire danger, then rain on the way for next week. >> and that's your latest
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weather. >> we all remember that feeling of being on the brink of adulthood. you're ready to go out into the world but terrified about the whole thing. >> that's right. that's the focus of the broadway play "this is our youth." kieran culkin seems to have it all together. >> that was really cool. >> so, when you make a debut like this, how different is it, being on the stage as opposed to film? same kind of pressure, same kind of feeling? >> it's very different. it's just a live audience. it's just different. you're actually right there and you get to communicate with the people in the audience. >> and you get like six months to work on it and do it over and over. i think you were saying the other day now when you do a movie you'll film a scene and be like, wait, no. >> i did that wrong. let me go back and try again.
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>> kieran, i got a chance to see the play on monday. >> great. >> it's awesome, first of all. three characters. one setup the whole time. i was trying to describe it to somebody and realized 30 seconds in, i wasn't doing a very good job. what's this all about? >> kind of what you said before. the universal truth of it is that everyone in their life -- there's always a time in your life when your childhood is right behind you, and adulthood is that very next step and there's that in between and sometimes people live in that in between. these characters, some of them, know how to take that next step and how to treat them and when grow up. >> i don't think you were around in the '80s. >> i was barely 2. i remember it. >> you remember the '80s. >> an overachiever, fashion blog when you were 11, magazine when you were 14.
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you just graduated from high school. you always seem to be on a fast track as it is. what is this like? now you're on broadway. that's pretty amazing stuff. >> um, yeah. i don't know. i just like doing a lot of stuff and keeping busy. and it's been this pace i've been going at since i have been like 11 so i don't know anything else. >> stop it. how did you end up from the fashion blog, which a lot of people know about. i told my wife i was going to meet you and she said oh, yeah, that's the girl with the fashion blog. >> i had always done plays at school and had done community theater and stuff and then i found myself in a position where i could actually audition for stuff like this. so i went out for this in january. and, yeah, it's -- i mean, i'm having the best time. >> i have to ask you. you talk about your love of mario kart as you're preparing for the broadway show. if you're playing a character on
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mario kart who do you typically play? >> luigi. >> and how about you? >> she's very good now, i have to say. we introduced her to mario kart. >> what a surprise. she's such a slacker. thank you so much. "o requesti "this is our youth" is playing on broadway right now. it's never too early to ♪ ♪ ♪ ben! well, that was close! you ain't lying! let quicken loans help you save your money. with a mortgage that's engineered to amaze!
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joins us now. >> we test with kids all summer long. we also ask parents if they like the toys because it's living in your house. >> right. >> it has to work well. >> it has to fit. >> you have to be able to hide it. fisher-price's bounce and ride elephant. one of the kids rode it across the studio. it's for 9 months and up. >> things to keep them occupied with. >> bounce on it or walk behind it. our baby is playing with squish sticks. squish is like a little rattle they've had for a while but now they've made it to stick on your high chair or floor chair. >> hi, sweetheart. >> so cute. >> it's fun to gum on a little bit. elmo, let's imagine elmo. put on his hat and he plays different games with you but you can still hug him and all the good stuff. >> a favorite. >> v-tech. they will not stop playing with it. they love it.
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simple toy. >> go ahead. give it a shot. >> lot of play value. it works out their energy. >> okay. >> and frozen is taking over. >> it's everywhere, right? >> snow cone maker. >> hi, there. how are you? this is emma. what kind of snow cone are you going to make me? cherry or blue one? blue one? go ahead. i'll try it. >> i love this for boy or girl. it makes frozen treats. get it, "frozen" treats. >> anything "frozen" is a winner. >> speaking of which, there's a boom box where you can sing along with the song. >> do you want to sing it, mia? do you sing "let it go." >> uh-oh. aunt natalie is going to sing, everyone. get ready. ♪ let it go let it go can't hold back anymore let it go let it go ♪ >> a beautiful voice. >> mia, thank you so much. >> she drowned me out.
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>> use your arms instead of your legs. >> can you show us? >> go ahead. >> you can spin, go forward and backward and works their muscles in a different way. from radio flyer. >> very cool. >> tow trucks always popular with the kids. >> this tow truck can tow this whole wagon. >> come on. >> do you want to show how it works? it's a toy tow truck with an amazing amount of power. >> let it go. the tow truck is going to pull it. watch. powerful tow truck. >> you can actually get it to pull your kid if they're sitting on a ride-on. >> michael is playing with the robot. >> from a company called wowee. it's a $100 toy but pretty amazing. >> ipad and you direct it? >> you can use an ipad, phone app. it works on androids, too. you can direct it with your
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now she's breaking news about the '80s crack epidemic. >> newspaper editor in the new political thriller based on a true story called "kill the messenger." take a look. >> the post is going to say you're an active part of ricky ross' defense, and that you and ricky ross are telling the fairy tale together. it's not funny. >> come on, it's funny. >> our careers could be on the line. >> we drew blood. they're going to say anything. >> would you? >> what? >> no. i'm sorry. i didn't mean that. >> you're my editor. >> i know. >> it's my name on this story but it's your name on that damn door. >> mary elizabeth winstead. this movie is so powerful. jeremy was on earlier. you're all so proud of it.
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we also have a relative fun fact about that. ava gardner was a cousin? >> so tight. grew up together, really. >> there is a resemblance a little bit. >> thank you. >> a cousin? >> we're a bit removed, second cousin on my grandfather's side, on my dad's side. i'm going to go with she's my grandmother. >> style icon. >> yes, she is. icon in so many ways. i'm going to take what i can get in terms of -- >> not bad. >> we've had a bunch of your fellow cast members on this week. fascinating story. people don't know the back story. talk a little bit about your role as editor and the challenges that that editor faced. >> young woman, editor of this paper. she's doing these great things. when the story breaks, it's so exciting. she gets in a little bit over her head because it's way beyond any story she's ever told before in this paper.
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and, you know, when the backlash comes, she sort of is a little terrified about what could happen in her job and her life and backs away from it and essentially turns on gary, which is really sad to see in the movie because you see him fighting for this story and fighting to get it out to people and all the colleagues are like, ooh, i don't know. it's a little bit -- maybe it's a little too true to tell. so it's a bit sad in that way. you kind of hope that people would have his back but they didn't quite. >> and then as far as -- you work with jeremy. he is the producer. >> right. >> if the trailer isn't right, you go to him? >> everything is great, jeremy. it's fantastic. >> congratulations on everything. >> thank you very much. >> "kill the messenger" opens in
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>> oh! >> that's how it went down. >> slow motion. tamron getting the dunk heard round the world. >> dunk heard round the world. >> we should all look as good. you look great in the water. >> we all will look good. we're going to raise $50,000 next year and all four of us, we've agreed, right? solidarity? >> bring it in. >> come on. what? >> so they say. >> guess what. if we get 100, it's a shark tank. >> yeah. >> now we're talking. >> we're going into the shark tank. >> what happened to this show? >> it will be like being with kathie lee and hoda. >> they're insurance companies are spending millions of dollars trying to mislead you about the effects of proposition 46. well here's the truth:
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46 will save lives. it will save money too. i'm bob pack, and i'm fighting for prop 46 because i lost my two children to preventable medical errors and i don't want anyone else to lose theirs. the three provisions in 46 will reduce medical errors and protect patients. save money and save lives. yes on 46. you're watching today in the bay. >> good morning, everyone. 9:56. i'm scott mcgrew. police in mountain view looking for two home invasion suspects. police say two men tied up a 24-year-old man at his home on san marcos circle in mountain
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view wednesday morning between 10:30 and noon. the robbers stole a cell phone and cash from the home and took off. the city of palo alto looking at a hefty price tag for caltrains upgrades. a new study pegged the costs for a trench through palo alto at more than a billion dollars. the city is thinking about changes to the track based on the fact that caltrains is going to change everything for submerged roadway crossing as a cheaper alternative, costing about a quarter billion dollars. let's get a check of the weather this morning. >> happy friday. temperatures today are going to be really, really comfortable. all things in perspective, today fall-like ratings, tomorrow, jumping into summer territory. 81 degrees for the south bay today, 77 degrees on the peninsula. east shore, upper 70s. cool to comfy for everyone, then we bring up the heat a good ten
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degrees tomorrow, hotter for sunday. also elevated fire danger in the bay area, so that is a concern. but just as fast as we bring the numbers up, we drop for next week with several storm systems barrelling towards the bay area. first, here's mike and your drive. >> looking towards oakland where we did have a crash coming towards us. we have slower traffic. never saw the crash, but did see the slowdown. smoothing out now north of 238. we saw the sensors change, so better speed, but slowing through downtown oakland. in big drama there. earlier crash cleared and smooth drive in towards san francisco. golden gate bridge bridge, lot of folks in town for fleet week. they are visiting, back to you. >> another local news update for you in half an hour.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. it is try day friday. you made it to the weekend. it is october 10h. and we hope you got some great plans this weekend. we have a great show today. >> we have a great, great show. you know what, it is not every day that we have someone like this walk in, but today she's here. carol burnett. >> the most unbelievable -- it is funny comediennes are, i don't think anyone comes near the great carol burnett. >> she could make everybody crack up without a dirty joke.
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>> with an eyebrow. such an important part of my -- when i ended up doing broadway in 1999, stephen sondheim show called "putting it together," i had to take over for carol burnett. on tuesday nights. do you know how hard it is for people that come and want to see carol burnett, then she -- she had a little injury that we can't discuss but the last two weeks i had to take over for her completely. >> you stepped out. >> talk about pressure. can you imagine? >> no, i can't. >> so great to me. it was terrible, but typical carol, so good to me and -- >> cheering you on. >> i love her. >> we have two cutis in the house. >> yes. >> i think -- >> giada de laurentiis. >> a lot of attention there. >> and matthew hussey. they weren't even supposed to be in the same shot. >> oh. >> oh, he's answering relationship questions. and whatever is going on.
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>> you know, it is that time of year -- >> what's going on over there? what is going on in there? what was it? >> i put it -- she got annoyed because i licked it and put it back. >> you licked it and put it back? >> yes, i did. >> okay. all right. >> we're getting advice from him? >> all right, kids, thanks. so it is the beginning of fall. >> yes. >> if you are interested in seeing the leaves and foliage, there are -- we have some bargain places you can go where hotels are -- >> trip >> where things are less expensiexpense i ive. number three is lake geneva, wisconsin. >> pristine. >> the second one is one of my favorite places, just drop dead gorgeous, lake tahoe, california. >> gorgeous. >> yeah. >> and the number one spot, if you like to look at leaves, is ashland, oregon. >> i'm surprised. you don't think of it as being that -- we think of vermont or new hampshire. where i'm going this weekend. i hope it is just gorgeous.
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>> what are you doing? >> i'll tell you at the end of our chat here. >> all right. >> we haven't seen this, but everybody is saying it is unbelievable. >> if you love freddie mercury and you love pavarotti, if you ever wondered what they would sound like if they mashed it up together? a guy decided to put those two singers in the blender and see what they would sound like. here is his version of that. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> wow. wow. >> not quite the tarzan call, but it is great. >> you will see it later on. >> he's talented. do childhood words of wisdom still work? >> think about what your parents told you when you were young, you could never judge a book by its cover or never say never. we they went through all the ones that parents use to help teach their kids things. >> yeah. there is three in particular that -- the third most common one. >> if at first you don't succeed, try, try again. >> second one should be number one, but it isn't. treat others the way you would like to be treated. the golden rule. >> and number one, according to this, is practice makes perfect. >> okay. >> there are other ones that maybe the top ten which is like good things to those who wait. >> two wrongs don't make a
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right. >> what did your mother and father say to you? >> my dad was famous for -- he liked everything in order. so he -- >> i cannot believe you're his child. >> i can't either. honestly. he used to say everything in its place. like, he couldn't understand why if the pen was by the phone ten minutes ago, why it's not there now. i still remember -- >> it is in your purse. >> he would say it repeatedly. you would think if i grew up in that household, how is it possible i am like i am. >> he said your mother is the same way. >> my brother and my dad are like -- they have stacks and here and there. they're like you. and i'm the opposite of them. what did your parents say? >> you know, i remember my mom saying no matter what, be a lady and hold your head up high. >> that's great. >> didn't follow that all the time, but my father used to say find something you love to do and then figure out a way to get paid for it. that's where your real joy will be. don't let the world define success for you.
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you dene it yourself. >> that's great advice. >> yeah. the survey was done by children's charity nspcc. okay. >> all right. it is try day friday. and so it is breast cancer awareness month. we have a couple of products here. this is think pink popcorn. it is specially flavored, called popping for pink. >> it is sweet. you'll probably like it. not the kind -- it is fun, though. >> like cotton candy. donate 10% of all proceeds from the online sales to the breast cancer foundation. >> and then this, just so you know what it is. it is called doc >> and we have jewelry by diane taylor, strength, love and hope bracelet collection, donating 50% of the purchase price to breast cancer research foundation. $75 in stores or >> friday funny. >> i wanted to try something today. i haven't seen it. i'm going to try to give a joke in honor of carol burnett. she never knows the questions
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that somebody is going to ask her. this is a cold read. a woman was racing home, screeched her car into the driveway and ran into the house. honey! she screamed to her husband as she slammed the door behind her. pack your bags. i just won the lottery. oh, my god, can't believe it, yelled the husband as he ran up to meet her. what should i pack? beach stuff or mountain stuff? doesn't matter, she said. just get out! i think it works better. >> i like the cold read. that was good. it is now time for our johnson's baby announcements where we celebrate new moms and adorable new additions to their families. first johnson's baby of the week is greenly massey flowers. born in hattiesburg, mississippi, on september 11th. her parents tess and austin say their new daughter already looks exactly like her big sister waverly. >> what a beautiful name. next to a baby born in troy, new york, on september 9th. avery baker jo jo.
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her parents elizabeth and kyle -- >> wait. that baby is if -- >> their advice is had the baby arrives, try to relax and enjoy the small moments. >> our next baby of the week is caleb ammary pitman born in greenville, north carolina, on august 23rd. his parents say he loves to be swaddled in his favorite blanky. >> so cute. >> the best. the final johnson's baby of the week is christian matthew carnaghi born on august 23rd in atlanta, georgia. he arrives six weeks early on the day of his mom's baby shower. they offer this advice to new parents, be prepared early because your baby may come earlier than expected. congrats to all the babies. if you would like to submit your baby to the johnson's baby of the week contest, go to what are you doing this week? >> i'm going to be in the
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beautiful state of new hampshire, tomorrow, from noon until 2:00 p.m. at the nashua liquor and food outlet for the in the kitchen series. >> and then what? >> 2:30 to 4:00 at the harvest market natural food stores in bedford. come out and say hello. >> yes. with your stuff? >> i'll have my stuff. >> her stuff is good. really good. and we're so very glad we have this time together. >> carol burnett is here! you don't have to hide the children! right after this. [ man ] i think this is a good time to tell you: you're doing okay, mom. i can call you "mom," right? i know we haven't known each other very long, but you seem like a real keeper. you're not perfect. but you're trying. anyway, i want you to know how much i appreciate you. you know, right?
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there are actors, there are legends, there are icons and there are people who deserve to be on mount rushmore. and carol burnett is all of those. >> yes, she is. who can forget -- >> we need a woman up there. i say carol. >> i vote for her too. who could forget this priceless moment from her show's classic sketch "went with the wind." >> i love you. that gown is gorgeous. >> thank you. i saw it in the wind and i just couldn't resist. >> no matter how many times you see it, it makes you laugh. >> i have to give credit to bob mackey. he came up with that idea. >> the whole thing -- >> it just -- what we love about you is you're back, thrilling broadway audiences in a play called "love letters."
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>> great to see you, carol. with brian dennehy. a good actor. >> you know. i'm going to have to carry him all the way through it, don't you think? what an actor. >> have you worked with him before? >> "love letters," twice. >> with him? >> once in telluride and once in sun dance, utah, where it poured rain. it was an outdoor theater. and the audience -- and brian and i did the whole show with two stage managers holding umbrellas over us. >> why do you keep going back to this play? >> just a wonderful play. people think, well, it is allwr about the relationship between these two people and how they were in parallel lines and then mesh and it is kind of sweet at the end where -- >> how do young audiences react now? because people don't write letters anymore. >> i don't think it matters in this play. you know, nobody is going to -- maybe people text love letters,
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i don't know. >> pictures, that's the new thing. >> i was talking to some people before, but i get letters now because we're on youtube, i'm getting letters from kids. on lined school paper with the three holes. >> what are they saying? >> they say, well, we watched you and our mother or our grandparents watch you, and they told us to, you know, we love the show. very sweet. >> when you look back at moments like that sketch we showed, part of what we love about you so much is that you always look like you were fighting back cracking up. that was like -- >> that particular one i remember i was biting my cheek. i was just really, yeah -- >> i think it was the greatest cast of all time. just magic and magic, magic. >> watch the clip and crack up. >> we were talking about as we age, as performers, how
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important it is to get out there and we were talking about bob newhart who had his 85th and he's doing like 60 shows and you go on the road and you do 90 minute q&as and have no idea. >> i have no idea. >> what does that feel like on stage when they start? >> it is a little like walking a tight rope. and i'm only as good as the audience. i say it is not -- they're my partner. i say, please, just go for it. one time a guy raised his hand and he wanted me to give him a kiss on his 41st birthday or hug or whatever. i called him up on stage, nice suit, tie, very nice, and so he kind of started to come to me and i was kidding, just a minute, you know, we got to get to know each other better. now he start are eed to get shy. very shy. i said what's your name? he said, bob. i said, well, bob, are you -- i see a ring, are you involved?
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he said, sort of. i said, what do you mean sort of? he said i'm a priest. oh, father, forgive me, for i have sinned. >> what question is invariably always asked of you, carol burnett? >> well, why do you pull your ear? the tarzan yell usually. they ask that. and but i love it when i'm thrown. i don't know what anybody is going to ask. it keeps you sharp. keeps you -- >> you're going to stick around. we're going to see if anyone in the plaza, we know about your famous tarzan yell, we want to see if people on the plaza can pull it off. you judge. >> we want you to save your voice for "love letters" but we're going to check out theirs. we'll be back with more of carol burnett. [ woman ] i've had it with my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... the frustration... covering up. so i talked with my doctor. he prescribed enbrel.
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we're having so much fun, catching up with carol burnett. >> mount rushmore. if you know anything about carol, you probably remember her famous tarzan yell she would do during the question and answer portion of her variety show. >> also remember -- it was always the exact same note. >> yeah. >> well, yeah. >> in honor of you, carol, we want you to be the judge. we plucked some people from our plaza, they claim they can do a good tarzan. >> i love it. >> you're going to judge. the first one we have marley from minneapolis, on a trip to new york city with ten retired teachers. all right, marley, let it go.
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>> oh, my. wow. >> wow. >> she gave it all she had. >> hold on, marley, you're not alone. jeanne from cincinnati, ohio, is here. she's here for the getaway for fleetwood mac and she actually saw "love letters" last night. show us your stuff. >> okay. >> wow. talented people out there. >> and last but novt least, melanie from maine, she's on a big girl trip to new york city. set it free. >> all right.
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>> wow. >> that's a tough decision, isn't it? >> great choices. >> number one, number two or number three. >> oh, wow. they're all good. >> come on. >> i like them all. >> all right. >> you know what we're going to do? >> i think they're all going to see you in "love letters". >> with brian dennehy. >> on saturday night, everybody's going. >> runs through november 8th at the brooks atkinson theater here in new york. when you look back, we have a few minutes, but you look back at the photos, what do you think looking back at your life in pictures? >> i didn't wear that much makeup. >> what is going on down here? >> wax museum and so that was -- they took a picture of me and i think i'm the one on the right. yeah. >> the tarzan yell, i love doing that. one time there was a guy on -- very young, and i was walking down the street, late at night, i had got the newspaper and the
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guy came up behind me, like a mugger or are something, you know, and he grabbed my shoulder and said, okay, okay, miss, like that, and i was so mad, i turned around and i went -- that sucker r ran. in case you're ever -- >> it could work. >> i can't deal with a crazy woman. >> exactly. it worked. >> carol, thank you. >> we love you so much. >> i love you too. >> do the whole show with us sometime. >> sure. >> we'll be back. >> carol, thanks. >> giada de laurentiis takes advantage of the fall harvest. >> starting with pumpkin chocolate muffins. >> and matthew hussey will straighten you out right after our local news. >> they're all doing it.
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you're watching today in the bay. >> good morning, everyone, 10:26, i'm scott mcgrew. for the third time this week, a man's exposed himself in palo alto, this time to a woman in her 20s. the latest incident happened yesterday afternoon on miller .
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it follows two cases earlier this week, both blocks away from an all-girls private school. in those cases the victims were young girls. on wednesday, police released this sketch of a man in released the sketch of the suspect in yesterday's case. in all three instances, a white man in a vehicle exposed himself. the vehicle descriptions have been different every time. well, a look at weather and traffic after the break.
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happy friday. temperatures today, really comfortable. not a bad day. overcast to start, but a beautiful sunny afternoon and 70 degrees for you on the east shore. 86 degrees in the tri-valley. 81 degrees here in the south bay. peninsula at 77 degrees, and 81 great looking day for wine country. temperatures cool to comfy today, that heat is going to crank over the weekend. we're talking about offshore flow and big waves at our beaches. then everything changes getting into next week. we've got multiple storms on the way. i'll detail this today at 11:00. first a check of your drive, here's mike. >> over here, not worried about 101 through palo alto, but let's look at the entire map, overall, nice friday around the bay, but into the city, a problem that developed over the last half hour, north 101 just past 280 and the split, dirt in the middle lane. look how slow it is heading into the city. that's about the same section affected by obama's visit.
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back to you. >> all right, mike, thanks. indeed, president obama looking to make some money. we're going to take a look at what he's here and the impact on the commute coming up. we're back with more of this try day friday. it is time for the other view. and the answers to your questions when it comes to dating and relationship. >> here to help you get over the bumps in the romantic life is the host of iheart's love life with matthew hussey. >> guess who it is? >> who? >> matthew hussey. >> seems redundant. >> i like it. >> he likes it. >> keep doing it. >> we came across this article on and it talks about breakups and how popular they are. they listed some of the breakups. here is a couple of one says one of them was 20 reasons why the person is being dumped and ends with have a nice life. and another one wrote, this isn't working, you know it, i know it, i moved out. that was on a post it. and someone else wrote, i'm breaking up with you on the
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inside of a pizza box. >> and posted them online. >> they do it anonymously. >> some of them are funny, like to look at, but to me it is indicative of a wider problem. attention seeking society that we live in where everyone -- everyone is using whatever part of their life to post online and then check how many likes has this got, is everyone following me. i actually feel that the people who got broken up with should be grateful that they're gone because who wants someone who -- i was always taught -- back at school, i was taught how you finish something says everything about you. >> how you start and how you finish. >> absolutely. how do you finish something? how do you leave a job? how do you leave a breakup? that says everything about you. i think anyone who needs the validation of the rest of the world for their clever trick in breaking up with someone needs their own had help. >> how about writing it on a post it and leaving it, like, bye? isn't that not great either?
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>> they get points for being terse. >> they didn't spend a lot of money. >> joey from phoenix. what is up with the guys who have text relationships only. they text intimate details about their lives and make it seem like they really want to go out but never date you. i had two men do this to me and i continue to -- they continue to text and i stopped answering. why do they do that? >> you have to always come back to the male ego with this. men want their ego stroked. and having -- >> and other things. >> and other things. >> it wasn't that funny, kate. >> if they have got this stable of women that they're texting, it is like this constant validation i'm getting without -- it is low risk, low investment, and i don't have to go out and spend my time and money, maybe none of them i like that much, but i like you enough to receive your compliments and your validation. here is the thing, being single is lonely. so when you're single, where do you get your connection from?
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you either get it from actually going on a date with someone you like or even less investment, you get it from texting someone and feeling a very loose sense of connection. >> there are so many women out there that think so little of themselves that they would be a part of it, they would allow themselves to be treated like that. >> and that they allow men to obfuscate the issue by saying i'm just busy and -- get a grip. if the guy isn't seeing you, he doesn't want to see you that much. and once you come to terms with that, you'll start learning, okay, let me get rid of this guy, let me talk to him differently at least. you can be honest and be bold and say, so when are you going to invite me out? >> we have a skype, katie is in from burbank, california. what's your question? >> hi, matthew. >> hi. >> so my question is i'm 27, i'm new to the los angeles area. and i've been single my whole life. i've never been in a relationship. i'm confident enough to say
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that. so i think i'm a pretty confident person, i know that plays a lot in attracting a guy. i tried everything. i've done online dating. i have reached out to friends, friends of friends, i've done it all. and i'm not embarrassed about it because i put myself out there. i don't want to get married and have kids tomorrow. but, you know, i mean, i would like the opportunity one day, so i'm just looking to meet someone who i can, you know, see where it goes and i never -- it never happened for me. >> katie was it? so, katie, let me ask you, if you were really to guess at it and play me for a moment, what would you say is the issue? what would you say if you guess at it is the reason you haven't had that? >> i don't know. if i knew exactly it would have happened already because i would have tried to make changes or corrections, but the thing i've heard most that bugs the heck out of me is people said i'm too intimidating or whatever or i'm
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not -- people want to set me up with, they're -- i'm not -- they're not good enough for me or i'm too -- and it is let me decide that. >> i would -- anyone who tells you that, i would stop listening to right away because they have no idea what they're talking about. there are a few things that determine how many dates you go on or how many partners you might have. one is leaving the house. sounds like you're doing that. the second is actually talking to people. so either having them come and talk to you by waving them over, giving them enough looks that you show they're flirting with them and getting them to come to you or you go to them, right? do you ever go over to the guy and say, by the way, i think you're cute. >> i have. i've given my number. i've made that step. i've made that move. >> and what happens after that? >> sometimes nothing. occasionally maybe i'll get a text. and, you know, but nothing has ever turned into a relationship. >> but have you had dates? >> i've had some dates. it has been a while.
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>> why has it been a while? that's what i'm interested in. i think that if you're talking to guys and you're texting with them, you're that woman who everyone else would look at and say she's beautiful, why would she not have a relationship. you are beautiful. so i'm trying to understand myself without seeing your text messages why someone wouldn't want to date you because you're gorgeous. >> my gosh, well, thank you. i don't know. i'm trying to figure it out. i have standards, but i'm telling you, like i am always willing to give someone a shot. >> who is watching right now? >> we never know. we may have solved your problem. >> if i had to guess at it, i would probably say you're not flirting enough. you may be talking to guys, giving out your number, but there is a stage where a guy wants you to flirt where a guy can feel he's desired by you. >> will you mind continuing this on the phone with her because we have got to go. >> i'm sorry. i'm sorry.
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it is time to do a little cooking with giada with a pick of the crop from fall harvest. >> "today" contributor and chef -- >> giada de laurentiis. >> is here with recipes from her magazine "giada, a digital weekly". >> i love when hoda goes, wait, what? >> i know. every week it is something new. >> you have sauces and now what? >> anyway, guys -- >> hi. >> we're going to start with some muffins that my daughter loves. they're pumpkin ginger muffins. we took out the sugar, which
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everybody is like, working on sugar these days and put coconut sugar in it. and i don't like coconut, i'll be honest, but you can't taste it. there is ginger in there and the idea is you bake them off and if you want, want me to do it for you, kathie. dip it in chocolate. it is sweet but it has very little sugar in it. >> your daughter likes it. >> she does like it. she likes -- kids like any kind of muffin. they're cute. i give it to her after school or for school or for her friends. a fun way to make new -- also because there is pumpkin puree in it, for the fall. acorn squash. people think of squash, they think of squash foods. i roast it. she was having fun with it. so i cut it with a -- scoop out the seeds and put it in a bowl like this and hoda, do you want to do some -- >> yes, olive oil, maple syrup,
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a little sweetness. >> i love how you give it to me and i dump it in. >> team work. team work. red pepper flakes to make it spicy. if you're making this for kids and they don't like spice, i wouldn't do that, yeah. put salt and pepper. a little salt. put it on a baking sheet like that, like this. and bake it. 375 for 20 to 25 minutes. i was trying to tell matthew earlier that cooking can be part of a dating process. >> yes. >> then what i do is i make a pizza out of it. once it is baked off, it looks like this. >> look how good it looks. >> eat it like that or want to try to peel the skin off of it. we take pieces at the grocery store. >> i know you don't eat cheese. no dairy for you, hoda. >> i do mozzarella. >> look, he came to learn. >> he's stalking you. that's really what's happening. >> anyway, a little -- i use gorgonzola. i like it with the squash.
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or you can do cheeseless and we bake this with olive oil and herbs and then toss it with this, with the squash. so you don't have to have the cheese if you don't want to. my daughter loves cheese. it is a good thing. you bake this off, 375 for about 15, 20 minutes or so until it is golden and cheese is melted and then take the roasted squash and i put it right over the top. you can cut it up. i'll show you. >> i tried to peel it. i couldn't do it. >> you couldn't do it? take it and it should come off pretty easy. sometimes it comes off a little easier than others. >> we take your word for it. >> you can eat the skin if you want to and then just plop it on top and what i like to do is top it with a little bit of arugula for some color. and then drizzle olive oil and salt and pepper on it and this can be your finishing touch. this is great for kids to do, great to serve at a party, cut it up in little squares. >> amazing to look at your little girl and your snacks are like this stuff. we got ritz crackers and peanut
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butter. >> a lot of moms, kids come over, her friends come over, they eat whatever we give them and the moms are like, that's impossible. she won't even touch squash. but they do because kids are more adventurous when they're at somebody else's house. brussel sprout salad, it is raw. this is raw. >> raw. >> we know raw. >> made it with kale, pomegranates and almonds and i like a little shaved blue cheese, put it in the freezer and shave it. >> you can find the recipes on our website, >> two stars of the show nailed it go head to head in a manicure makeover right after this. tte o? cozy or cool? exactly the way you want it ... until boom, it's bedtime! your mattress is a battleground of thwarted desire. enter the sleep number bed. right now, you can save $400 on our most popular bed. he's the softy. his sleep number setting is 35. you're the rock, at 60. and snoring?
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pitted against each other to create amazing nail art and compete for a grand prize of $100,000. >> so we decided to put two contestants, candy banks and ashley craig to the test. a mother and a daughter from kentucky, they are alyssa and kimberly and now we're ready to see the results. >> hi, kids. >> hi. >> how does it feel getting plucked off the plaza to get your nails made over? >> it made our day. >> birthday girl. >> happy 17th birthday. >> thank you. >> you do funky art. this is not your mother's, you know, ballet slippers kind of stuff. tell us about what inspires you. >> my clients inspire me every day by what they're wearing, what they like, what is happening with seasons, what year it is, everything possible. you can find new jewelry. >> what made you pick these two women? candy, what was the thing. >> she had some nail stickers on, i was, like, cool you get
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your nails done, i can work on it. she had a nice nail plate. it worked out for me. >> tell us what you did to zhuszh them up. >> before they were solid, natural nails. and what i did for the fall look is not follow a traditional fall nail design. i wanted to be more adventurous and avant-garde and wanted to be more fashion forward for fall. >> what about on this hand? >> this hand i went for the literal theme. and our salon personally, we live in glitter. we eat glitter, die by glitter. glitter background. i went for a tree with pretty falling leaves but all the leaves are heart shaped for the love of fall. >> i see. >> and now they're blowing in the wind and swirling. >> which one do you like better? >> i think this one fits me. >> the glittery. >> okay. and how long does it take you to do that? >> i'm pretty quick. >> like what, an hour? >> less than an hour. >> this probably took me ten minutes. >> let's move over to the daughter. are you coming or staying here?
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come on, why not. what do we have on the birthday girl's hand. >> well, i went for kathie lee and hoda. >> is that us? >> in halloween costumes. >> oh, my god. >> cute little witch and cat ears. >> i bet you're thrilled to have us on your fingers. >> you're on the show and get picked for your birthday. >> how long did it take? >> i didn't time myself. i'm meticulous and a perfectionist, i may have gone over a few things 20 times. nice glow in the dark. >> candy? >> i decided to go with a gory/cutesy halloween theme. we have bones with blood, candy corn people with blood, a skull with a spider web and an evil pumpkin. >> romantic. >> since it is your birthday, which hand do you like and be very careful when you choose. >> well, i love both of them, but i have to say i like this one the best because, i mean, why not? >> oh.
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>> all right. >> thank you very much, you guys. >> catch "nail'd it" on our sister network oxygen. >> we'll be right back. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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all right, coming up next week, minnie driver. >> she's going to sing for us. >> and a performance by florida georgia line. they're terrific. >> and ways to make money without even trying. >> you heard right. >> you're not going to want to miss it when barbara corcoran and i -- >> i love this. >> -- go head to head. >> this is my favorite. what day? doesn't matter. >> a smackdown. >> have a great weekend. >> it will be raw.
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nbc bay area news starts now. >> thank you for joining us. you are looking at the preparations for a press conference live at the cal fire that's about to get under way just any minute now. officials have an update on air tankers grounded following tuesday's deadly crash. >> geoffrey craig hunt, a san jose pilot, was killed in that accident and ever since then, the entire fleet has been grounded as that crash is investigated. we are there doing a mic check right now, so we'll hope to learn more about the situation and perhaps the cause of that fire, because those firefighters really need those tankers back in the air. >> we'll go to it as soon as it happens. m


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