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in the bay." >> have a great day. er/record label: length: codes: vv on camera visualuse vocal vi o good morning. the republican candidates for president take on the front-runner and pull no punches. >> his advice rahal -- viscera reaction to attack people on their appearance, short, fat, tall, ugly, my goodness, that happened in junior high. >> while carly fiorina respond to trump's comments on her looks. >> i think very clearly women in the country heard what mr. trump said. >> breaking overnight, a
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powerful earthquake rocking chile. killing at least eight people, flooding towns and triggering a tsunami alert there california and hawaii. >> white house bound. the 14-year-old arrested after teachers confused his home made clock as a bomb accepts the president's invitation to visit. >> reporter: are you going to the white house, my friend? >> yes. >> but first he's speaking out to us. and poster boys, duran duran, one of the most successful bands of all time and the guys who adorned my room as a teen-ager are making a appearance on the plaza today on thursday, september 17th. >> this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live
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from studio 1a. >> good morning. i didn't get much sleep last night. it wasn't the excitement about duran duran. it was the political debate. >> and duran -- >> okay, a little bit about duran, duran. >> the question is how do voters feel who came out on top? >> we're going to talk to carly fiorina and break things down with nicole walls also a. >> first we'll get a blow by blow from peter alexander. >> donald trump called rand paul ugly and carly fiorina beautiful. a lot of republicans are thinking carly fiorina looks pretty good after another strong showing last night. right out of the gates and true to form, donald trump broke ronald reagan's 11th commandment, teeing off on a republican rival. >> first of all, rand paul shouldn't be on this stage. he's number 11. he's got 1% in the polls.
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>> his visceral response to attack people on their appearance, short, tall, fat, ugly, my goodness, that happened in junior high. >> i never attacked him on his look and believe me, there's plenty of subject matter right there. >> for much of the night, his challengers struck back. >> we don't need an apprentice in the white house, we have one right now. >> and carly fiorina responding to trump's insult about her face. >> i think women all over this country heard very clearly what mr. trump said. >> i think she's got a beautiful face and i think she's a beautiful woman. >> jeb bush led the charge taking on trump. >> jeb, jeb -- i was a businessman, i got along with everybody. that was my job to get along with people. excuse me one second -- >> no. >> more energy tonight, i like that. >> later bush defended his family name.
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>> as it relates to my brother, there's one thing i know for sure, he kept us safe. i don't know if you remember, donald. >> many reviews declared carly fiorina the declared winner. clear specifics about foreign affairs. >> having met vladimir putin, i wouldn't talk to him at all. >> and pointed critiques about hillary clinton. >> if you want to stump a democrat, ask them to name an accomplishment of mrs. clinton. >> reporter: for the gop field, a crucial attempt to defend themselves. >> if they get their news in spanish, i want them to hear that directly from me, not from a translator at univision. >> bush admitted smoking pot in high school. >> 40 years ago i smoked marijuana. i'm sure others may have done it and may not want to say it in front of 40 million people.
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my mom's into the happy that i just did. >> and candidates playfully picking their secret service names. >> ever ready. it's very high energy, donald. [ cheers and applause ] >> mr. trump? >> humble. [ laughter ] >> and late last night after the debate, i spoke exclusively to governor jeb bush, who said that the difference between donald trump and ronald reagan is night and day. he said he was energized by his performance. he called the event more of a performance art than it is a debate. he said he would gladly debate donald trump one-on-one. we'll have part of our exclusive interview coming up at 8:00. he addressed his sagging poll numbers insisting it's still way early. back to you. >> peter alexander, thank you so much. carly fiorina is with us now. good morning to you and thank
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you for waking up early. >> good morning, savannah, how are you? >> i'm well. let me see if i can get you to channel your inner donald trump. did you win the debate last night? >> well, i was very satisfied with the debate. when i went in, half the audience had never heard my name and they didn't know i was running for president and i think i successfully introduced myself to those who did not know me and demonstrated once again that i am the most qualified candidate on that stage to win this job and to do this job. >> a lot of viewers felt you put trump in his place last night for his comments about your looks, trump said he wasn't talking about your looks when he said look at that face. but he said last night you have a beautiful face and you're a beautiful woman. what do you think of his response? >> donald trump says many things and we all have to live with what we said. >> when you said that women in this country heard what he said
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and knew what he meant, let me push you further. what do you think that women heard when drum onald trump sai that about you? >> i think that women are still kaerkt ka tured and scrutinized differently and i think it's only a woman who would be criticized for her appearance when running for the highest office in the land. so i think women deal with that and live with that every day and i think women understood. >> you may well be the republican nominee and hillary clinton may be the democratic nominee. >> i'm not running for president because i'm a woman. i've never been a token in my life. i am a woman. half the nation is women. we are half the potential of this nation. hillary clinton is going to have
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to stand to account for her track record and her accomplishments or lack thereof. that's what this election should be about. >> you talk about the importance of a track record. i know you have gotten into the reasons for your dismissal from hewlett packard and i don't mean to delve into all of that with this question but let me ask you, republicans, if anything, want to win come next november. how can you assure them that you are a winner when your last major professional experience ended with this firing and your only run for office ended with a loss. how can you tell them i'm ready to go the distance? >> well, you know, when you lead, you challenge the status quo, which is what the american people want now. and you make enemies when you challenge the status quo and i made some on the h.p. board and have been very open about my firing from the day it happened. it's also true that the man who led my firing, tom perkins, has
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since taken out an open letter in the "new york times" in which he said he was wrong, i was right, i was a terrific ceo and he said would i make a terrific president. >> let me push you on that. you know in politics if you're explaining, you're losing. is it a weakness that you are going to have to delve over and over again and defend your tenure since that is the primary experience on which you're running. >> no, i don't think it's a weakness at all. mr. clinton will have to defend hers, and hers is one of lies about benghazi, about her server, a lack of leadership. >> carly fiorina, thanks for joining us.
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>> thanks for having me. >> savannah asked carly fiorina if she won the debate. if she didn't, who do? >> carly won that debate. >> you say nobody was tougher on donald trump. there was a moment in the debate, and savannah and i talked about this earlier where jake tapper, the moderator, tried to get a couple candidates to say whether they would trust the temperament of donald trump with the nuclear codes or a finger on the nuclear button, if you will, and they would not go there and say no. why? >> well, they wouldn't say yes either, which was interesting to me because the entire -- everyone on that stage has signed the loyalty oath, which means they'll support the nominee of our party. if the nominee of our party is donald trump and he becomes president, they have the nuclear code. so i thought they sort of let
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them off on that. it's a yes or no question and nobody answered it, you're right. >> what kind of night did you think trump had? >> he was a train wreck and his supporters won't care. i suggest his supporters' numbers will go up a little bit. he had really no substance. i think he's grown as a candidate in interviews, i think he's grown as a candidate on the stump. his debate performance i thought was less than the first one. >> some of the candidates on that stage right now were bordering on the brink of distinction before the debate. who had a good enough performance to stave off disaster for a little while? >> chris christie introduced himself the most effective way of the night. when they came to chris christie he said take the camera off me, show the audience.
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he said are you confident that your kid lives will be better than yours? nobody raised their hands. he did what every candidate needs to do, he made it about the people, not about himself. >> and jeb bush? >> i thought that jeb bush was very presidential. he stood up to trump and he stood up for his brother's record and for his wife's dignity. >> nicole wallace, nice to see you again. >> and hillary clinton was speaking out on the "tonight show." this was her first late night appearance since announcing her candidacy. >> i think he's going to go as long as he wants to go and more power to him. that is one of the great things about this country. if you're over 35, then you're eligible as an american citizen, you can actually run for president. so he's making the most out of it.
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i'm having a good time watching it. i find it amazing. >> a little earlier in the show, clinton shared a phone conversation with donald trump himself, kind of. jimmy actually played the part. take a look. >> you want to win? here's what i got to do. first, yell. i yell all the time. in fact, this phone isn't even plugged in, i'm just yelling. next, pick three things everyone loves and say you hate them. watch. puppies. stupid. rain boston. total losers. fall foliage, tree puberty. >> i didn't even follow that. >> at one point mrs. clinton said let me get a pen to write all this down, reached up and came back with a glass of wine. natalie is here with some big
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story overnight. an earthquake that caused a lot of concern even here at home. >> it's a big story overnight. more than 1 million people forced from their homes by the powerful earthquake off the coast of chile. and gabe is on the phone with us right now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a magnitude 8.3, this was the strongest earthquake on the planet this year. right now at least 8 people are confirmed dead, though the full scope of the damage is still being assessed. parts of the coast saw 15-foot waves. the quake was centered off the coast nearly 140 miles from santiago, the capital. buildings were seen swaying. since the initial jolt, there
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were several strong -- the largest one that ever happened happened here in 1960, a 9.5 magnitude. >> searchers are looking for a missing by swept away in flash floods along the utah-arizona border monday. he was in one of two vehicles, 16-year-old tyson. 12 people have been confirmed dead after a wall of water hit those vehicles. >> a big announcement today that may have an impact on your pocketbook. the federal reserve is scheduled to reveal whether it will raise short-term interest rate, that have hovered near zero for years. >> good morning, natalie. it's a big deal and not a big deal at the same time. the reason why i say that is it's been close to a decade since the american central bank raised interest rates. it's been a long time coming.
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again, we had a financial crisis and all of these things happening for our rates, it's really disadvantaged a large part of our population, the savers, the ones who use saving accounts, a lot of retirees and pensioners paying very close attention to what's happening. it's all going to happen at 11:00 a.m. pacific, 2:00 p.m. eastern time and we'll be all over it. >> thank you so much. >> and caught on camera, a train slamming into a school bus just minutes after the kid escaped. the driver didn't make a sharp enough turn apparently and he quickly evacuated all 60 students just in time because a couple of minutes later as you see there, the train plowed right into the bus. one train passenger suffered minor injuries, but fortunately the kid are okay.
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but three people are now behind bars this morning following dramatic high-speed car chase in kansas city. officers caught up to the suspect at a gas station. but the suspect rammed the stolen vehicle into the police car. the suspect kept driving. the car finally spun out after hitting a spike trip. >> all summer long we've been showing you baseball fans catching balls in spectacular fan, some holding babies, some while hold willing their beer cups. now an example of what not to do. catching the ball with your face. that poor fan, his glasses shattered. but he recovered well. a few minutes later he was watching the game with a freshly taped up pair of specs.
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>> nice he didn't share his misery with anyone. >> one more time for the rest of the world. one more time! >> what's going on with the weather? >> this is just northwest of minneapolis at husky stadium, st. cloud state university. the lightning was very vivid, the rain was coming in side ways, look at those bolts of lightning crash to the ground. luckily there were no reports of any damage or serious injury. actually practice, i'm told, still went on. we have more storms in the minneapolis area, stretching through des moines. these cloud will produce vivid ground lightning. and also hale through minneapolis and des moines. we could see large hail. can't rule out an isolated tornado. this is a very slow moving front but tomorrow from wichita up
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into kansas city, still including des moines, we have a chance of large hail and wind guests. that's a look at our weather. a look at your local forecast is coming up in just 30 seconds. good morning. i'm meteorologist carrie hull. we start out with clouds and mild temperatures across the bay. we're right at about 60 degrees. into the afternoon, expect a hay of 71 degrees in san francisco. the east bay at 75 degrees, tri-valley warming up into the lower 80s, 83 degrees peninsula,
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south bay at 80 degrees. a little warm near the north bay, a high of 79 degrees. our skies will clear and we'll get some bright sunshine this afternoon. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> coming up, i stand with ahmad, the world wide support of a teen arrested after teachers mistook a clock for a bomb. >> and a woman who survived that horrific on-air shooting will tell us about her ordeal, her recovery and why she said she had to see that shocking video
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details... ==topvo== on the massiveal very goods thursday morning to you. it's 7:26. i'm laura garcia cannon. cal fire issued a new update within the last hour. the fire is still listed at 35% contained. flames have scorched 74,000 acres, nearly 600 homes have been destroyed. yesterday's rain was a welcome site for firefighters at the valerie fire. there's another death amid the destruction. a second body had been found. so far the name of the victim has not been released. they're bringing in a-9 dog to help search for the missing people and pets. we start out with clouds this morning, but we'll have sunshine this afternoon. san francisco, you expect a high
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of 71 degrees today on the embarcadero and 79 in palo alto, san jose today, up to 80 degrees, mostly 70s and 80s today. it stays really mild and then we get a heat up this weekend. let's look at the morning dmut. >> south bay we're finally starting to see what we expect as far as a low down, look at this, 85 from the split with 101 all the way up towards 17, that's a little extra slow. over here a smoother drive, the bay bridge, a slow down and the backup. 880 jams up, earlier cross on industrial is over on the shoulder now heading toward the toll plaza. let's look at the orange span. the live look shows you that the traffic builds over 101. back to you. thank you very much. another local news update is coming up in about half an hour. hope you have a great thursday
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for a month. a month. >> for years. for decades. i'll say it, for 30 years, since i was 13 years old. simon, john, nick. please sign my t-shirt. the top-tier republican candidates took part in a spirited debate last night. carly fiorina is being praised
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for her stand out performance. >> and parts of california under tsunami warnings, part of an earthquake that happened in chile and caused more than a million people to flee their homes. >> and the fed is wrapping up a key two-day meeting, deciding whether to raise interest rates. >> and coming up tomorrow, our interview with joyce miller, and she opens up how she came to be influenced by murderers. >> hillary clinton was on the minds of the republican rivals. peter alexander is with us from simi valley. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning.
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for all of their differences, there's one thing all on stage could agree on and that was their opposition to hillary clinton. >> none of us untdnd. >> -- who is going to prosecute hillary clinton? the obama white house seems to have no interest, the justice department has no witness. i think it's time to put a former federal prosecutor on the stage with hillary clinton. >> i can't wait to stand and say if you vote for hillary clinton, you are voting for the ayatollah khomeini to have a nuclear weapon. >> unlike mrs. clinton, i know that flying is an activity, it is not an accomplishment. >> at one point, donald trump was called out asking why he attended hillary clinton's
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wedding. >> peter, thank you very much. >> now to a story that's got a lot of people talking. a texas a teen-ager landing an invitation to the white house after he was detained and arrested, mistakenly. >> reporter: this morning ahmed mohamed is probably the most famous person in the country. >> i'm the person who built a clock and got in trouble for us.
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>> his teachers thought the clock looked more like a bomb than a clock. >> they've never seen the inside of a clock. >> more than a million responses, some posing with clocks, do i look dangerous yet? scientists at the jet propulsion company would welcome him with open arms. even a presidential posting. cool clock, ahmed. want to bring it to the white house? >> reporter: are you going to the white house, my friend. >> yes. >> and at wednesday night's presidential debate -- >> i don't think a 14-year-old should ever get arrested for bringing a clock to school. >> here are some of my other projects. >> ahmed thinks his ethnicity and his name played a role in what happened. he would like an apology for the school but also said he's looking for a different one. >> this is a hostile environment for me now. >> we live in an age when you
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can't take things like that to school. >> ahmed is having a good time with his new-found fame and said he's just getting started. >> i have 13 other inventions. one of them might change the world and the other two might make a difference. >> the police department said no charges will be filed and as for ahmed, he is likely researching airfares to washington ahead of that presidential invite. >> it's nice he gets to have the trip of lifetime. >> let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> we talked about that tsunami threat when. you have an earthquake that happens under the water, which happened off the coast of chile, you have the earth shift beneath and the water above it rises and flows above it. that's why even though it's
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thousands of miles away, we'll see higher wave heights than normal across california and across hawaii, too. we could end up with dangerous rip currents and a higher storm surge. some beaches are closed in california because of the threat of that tsunami. it just an advisory, just something to be mindful of, especially along the coast of california and hawaii, especially today around noontime when those high tides kick in. across the eastern half of our country, we're looking for temperatures to be on the warm side, still running about 10 to 15 degrees above average with highs remaining in the 90s but eventually the time we go into the weekend, a stronger cold front, the one triggering sortos through the midwest, best chance of stronger storms today, this
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good morning. i'm meteorologist carrie hall. the tsunami advisory is well south of the bay area. we start off with clouds this morning. right around 60 degrees now. we'll see a high of 70 in east bay, fran 71 and 79 in the north bay. the tri-valley reaching 83 degrees, still comfortable weather as we go into the afternoon. although we may have drifts of smoke coming from the valley fire farther to the north. have a great day. that's your latest >> and that's your latest forecast. >> coming up next, vicky gardner, the woman who survived that on-air shooting in virginia is speaking out in her first live interview since that tragedy. we'll catch up with her in just a moment. coastal highways to roller-coaster hills to the street that changed music forever. and the perfect route for a getaway.
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on live television in virginia. vicky gardner is with us along with her husband, tim gardner. good morning to both of you. >> good morning, savannah. >> vicky, you spoke last night and you sounded good and now i can see you look good. the whole country wants to know how you're feeling, how you're doing this morning. >> it's a day-by-day recovery. it's hard to know what to expect as the day goes by. when you combine the physical and the mental, i feel like i'm the poster child for recovery. so i'm feeling good. >> you look like the poster child for recovery and resilience for sure. vicky, normally if i talk to somebody who has been through something like this, i think i can't imagine what it must have been like. unfortunately so many people in your case, including your husband, saw this unfold on television.
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i know you decided to watch that video. why was that important to you? >> well, you know, your mind can conjure up all sorts of things. i wanted to make sure what my mind is thinking and reality kind of match up. this is really important, it's not something you can suppress. you have to face it and piece together the pieces of the puzzle. >> i know you remember every single thing about those moments. take my back to that time. what was going through your mind? how did you survive? >> well, i will say, let me start real quickly of saying in preparing for this, the whole idea was a great big celebration, it was the 50th anniversary of smith mountain lake and what can we do to showcase this, and we had ideas galore. when alli san and adam and i got
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together and we began sharing all of these things and saying how can we put it all into three segments of a live show, we had a great time in doing that. and so, you know, it unfolded as meeting with them and showing them all of our materials and how can we best portray. adam was such a pro at finding the best angles and working off of allison and how can we say this in the very best way? so we did the very first segment there at the visitor center and then in the second segment, it was, you know, which was probably 30 minutes later, we had another person, a marketing person, jerry hale, who came in to help us out with that and skri yet and so he did just a
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remarkable job. thankfully jerry stepped away and said i've got a lot of other meetings and so itch thank goodness that he left. the third segment was to be done outside as the sun was coming up overlooking smith mountain lake. the office and visitor center is right there on the water. so what a perfect setting for us to go ahead and do this third section. and so we set up, we were trying to create everything, trying to be focused on the camera, focused on allison standing next to me and then probably the part that everybody has heard over and over again but it really was surreal is that we saw movement behind us, i saw movement behind us of somebody coming up, not knowing what their purpose was, not knowing if it was a maintenance person looking for answers, not -- just not understanding.
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i saw somebody that looked a little boxy and which of course the full armor gear explained that. and then of course everything just was rapid, it unfolded from there, his arm went up and so unexpected, a mind can't conjure up what reality, even though you're living it and so he was shooting and we did, you know, you've heard it, you've seen many things that transpired. adam went down, all of the fire happened to be at face level. allison had moved off in a different direction and i just felt the very best thing was just to drop just to pretend as though i had been hit and just drop and go into fetal position, of which of course it was
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somewhat quiet, he did whatever it was that he did that i couldn't see because my position and then he came back just i guess to be sure and shot me in the back. and then, you know, from that point there was a lot of things, a lot more than i can explain at this point. but rescue came in, you know, everything that anybody could possibly do to take this tragedy and turn it into the very best scenario that they could they did, what with our rescue team, with our police, with everyone. >> well, vicky, as you said at the beginning, you are the absolute picture of resalience and recovery. you managed to survive in an unthinkable situation. you spoke to him in the ambulance on the way to the hospital. we're so happy to see you and see what good condition you're in. i know how much you feel passion
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for that community. you're the best advertisement of that town for smith mountain lake. thank you for your time this morning, we really appreciate it. >> if i can just say one last thing, i want to say this community, what i want to showcase is what a community does right when a tragedy happens. we hear a lot of communities that just don't know how to deal with it. this community did it right. they pulled together, they continue to be respectful and honor everything that is happening in such a great way. >> well, they certainly have. and we're so happy to see you both. thank you so much for your time this morning. >> and just ahead on "where are they now," we'll talk to former prisoner of war jessica lynch more than a decade after her capture in iraq. first, these messages. ♪ ooh... ♪ whatever this world... at petsmart, we know that pet adoption changes lives.
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i'm ... ==anim== new details... ==topvo== on the massive valley wildfire in lake county. cal fire has issued a new update within the last hour. we do have new details, new numbers on the massive valley wildfire. cal fire issued an upday saying that the fire is 35% contained. scorching 75,000 acres. yesterday's rain a welcome site for firefighter at the valley fire. volunteers meanwhile in mopup mode overnight as the downpour drenched the tent city where the evacuees have been staying. for complete coverage of the valley fire and several other california fires, go to n nbcbayarea.c nbcbayarea.com. turning to weather this morning, with cary, good morning. >> we've take an live look today. a high today of 79 in saratoga, outer sunset at 64, 75 in
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oakland and san ramon at 79 degrees. getting ready for a heat up this weekend. let's see how the traffic is moving >> we're talking about the slowdown at the coliseum. north 880 jams up from here all the way to downtown oakland. there was a crash at 5th that just cleared off the roadway. we should see some recovery but more traffic coming through that time of the morning. thee folks are heading to the bay bridge. no frobs frobs across the golden gate bridge. and of course the south bay feeding up toward silicone valley, no major problems. back to you. >> mike, thanks. we p we'll have another local news up yat for you coming up in half an hour. we'll see you then.
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coming up, the former teenage p.o.w. who zbarnerred headlines across the globe. >> it's great to be home. >> in our where are they now series we'll catch up with jessica lynch after she was ambushed, woujded, and dramatically rescued in iraq. and then it's sarah in the city. actress, mom, and fashion icon, she stopped by studio 1a to dish on her new line, the return to the small screen and "sex and the city" 3 rumors. ♪ her name is rio >> and their name is duran duran and they're about to sick some of their biggest hits right here on our plaza live today
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thursday, september 17th, 2015. >> i have loved duran duran since i was 13 years old. duran duran forever! >> we came all the way from new york and texas just to see duran duran. ♪ >> we left our husbands at home to come see duran duran. >> 20 years of duran duran. and good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." i don't even know what day today is. >> it's the 17th of september. >> it's a day that will live in history because duran duran is here. they're going to give a live concert on our plaza. and i might be too flustered to
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go on. >> and we're not making too much about this. savannah has wanted this day to come for 30 years. >> it's true. >> seriously. >> it's true. i have to tell you, these fellows are such gentlemen and so classy that a stalker like me doesn't even make them afraid. john just said, hi, savannah, and i went -- [ screaming ] >> we get to their concert in our 8:30 half hour. meanwhile we've got people holding breakfast back here. >> you've been voting all week lonld. it's come to two classics. omelet, and bacon. bacon opened up the bracket against oat meechlt bacon went right through sauj. we have an exciting final between bacon and sausage. we want your input today. we'll crown the winner 3 c3
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aunque donald trump dijo que iba one of his republican rivals, rand paul. >> first of all, rand paul shouldn't even be on the stage. he's number 11. he's got 1% in the polls. >> his visceral response to attack people on their appearance, short, tall, fat, ugly, my goodness, that happened
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in junior high. are we not way above that? >> i never attacked him on his look and, believe me, there is plenty of subject matter right there. that i can tell you. >> but, jake -- >> critical debate for many other individuals on stage last night. a lot of questions if scott walker, chris christie, marco rubio had the performances they need to sustain theirquestions this debate and jeb bush, i spoke to him exclusively one on one after the debate, he said this was more of a performance art event than it really was a debate. he said he would gladly take on donald trump one on one. as for his sagging poll numbers, he said it is early, this is a long campaign and we're in it for a long haul. here is part of our exclusive conversation. how much damage has donald trump done to your campaign efforts? >> i don't know. it is hard to -- look, i'm not a -- >> is he your foil? is he a problem for you? >> i'm not a trumpian. i can't figure the guy out. i took him on today and was -- i've been the guy that has taken him on and the debate, you know,
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took him on and i'll keep doing it. i'm not going to disparage the guy, but when he attacks my family, or when he attacks me, i'll fight back. >> reporter: jeb bush called him ever ready, if he were to come up with his own secret service name and was energized, we spoke to him last night. he hits the road again today. natalie, he said he knows he needs to earn this and he's confident he'll be able to do just that. back to you. >> great roundup there, peter alexander in simi valley for us. carly fiorina delivered what many are calling the standout performance of the night. earlier on "today," savanna asked her to explain her debate answer what he said of her recently, "look at that face". >> i think women are still caricatured and scrutinized and criticized differently. i think it is only a woman who would be criticized for her appearance while running for the highest office in the land. >> fiorina also took aim at
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hillary clinton calling her the personification of a professional political class that refuses to do anything about a government that is too big, powerful and corrupt. ahead of his visit here to america, pope francis has received what may be one of philadelphia's highest honors. the phillies put the pope's face on his very own rookie card. they were given out for free at last night's game against the washington nationals. pope francis makes his first trip here to the u.s. next week with stops in philadelphia, washington, and new york. a great visit. let's turn it back over to matt and savannah. >> actually, it is matt, carson >> savannah is gone. >> real problem up here. savannah will not leave the band alone. no, seriously. >> that's the president of nbc news. she wanted to meet them too. >> you both need to stop. you need to come away from the band. >> no. >> they're going to start crying. >> coming up, a comedy of drama, mystery, what is the best television show of all time? yes.
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remember, tight-fitting clothing leads to chafing, chafing leads to anger. and, well, anger is the path to the dark side. ♪ the best place in the galaxy to get low prices on everything star wars. walmart. 8:11. time for a duran duran themed edition of "today." time for trending. we're hungry like the wolf. >> exactly. any of you take vitamin c when you feel a cold come ing on? think it'll make the cold shorter? >> yeah. >> a lot of us are believers in it, but a new study, reputable one, this time, just kidding. the national institutes of health says that taking extra vitamin c preventively probably won't keep you from getting sick. if you take it after you're
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already coughing and sneezing, apparently, it's useless. the vitamin c boost is found to have no effect on symptoms or how long i will be sick. >> mentally, it helps. >> it's the placebo. i'm drinking water, extra rest, taking vitamin c. i'm bound to get better. >> that's important. >> i'm going to keep doing it. >> plus, i love the cherry taste of airborne. it's like candy. >> 100%. >> chewable vitamin c. one of the biggest mistakes a guy can make on a first date. the daily mail, reputable study, came up with a handy list. what do you think? not standing up at the table when date arrives. showing up late and not apologizing. here is the most significant. bad mouthing an ex. >> bad character. >> makes no sense. >> why would you? >> you'll be on the list eventually. >> spoken like you're a party of experience there. leaving a bad tip or no tip at
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all, and not checking to see if the date made it home okay. >> nice touch. >> follow-up phone call. >> nice touch. >> side note, don't guys love it when women go on and on about their ex-boyfriends. >> or the bands they were infatuated with when kids. >> come on! now to the top ranking tv shows. beloved tv judge. >> the top 100 tv shows of all time. the hollywood reporter asking hollywood insiders for their picks. we'll jump around. 100, "desperate housewives." "brady bunch," 93. at three was the "x files." second, "breaking bad." the top tv show of all time, "friends." the show is still funny and relevant after all these years. let's go around for our favorite
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shows. >> that was a nice way of saying, what? >> "friends" was great when it was on. >> what's your favorite of all time? >> "seinfeld," but also "how i met your mother." >> number 58 on the list, "how i met your mother." >> matt? >> "mash." >> "hogan's heros"? just a guess. >> i'm "seinfeld." >> number five, all time. >> okay. >> top five, i'd say. >> "family ties" and "cheers." >> "cheers" was 23. >> i said "sopranos" which was number nine. next up, america's got talent, the show had its finale. paul won the grand prize. it is the show's tenth season. there was another memorable
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moment. howard stern's last night as a judge. they aired this tribute. >> i really have had a great experience. it's been wonderful, and thanking the people at home for being so accepting of me. >> we're going to miss him, right? we're going to miss you, man. big hug! >> howard said the most shocking thing about it all, that he starred on a family show. he really was a wonderful addition to the show. >> he was. >> great guy, and it's great that america saw that side of him, not the perceived side of him. >> absolutely. >> we'll miss him, for sure. this morning, we have your look at another episode of 73 questions where celebrities are asked random questions. we've all done it. this time, it's an oscar winner, lupita. she's asked here to show off a secret skill. it's about a hula hoop. >> what's your favorite holiday? >> thanksgiving in america. christmas in kenya.
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>> that's very impressive, and now you're walking while doing that. what's the best first date idea? >> rack kwet ball. >> what advise would you give yourself at age 15. >> lose the beret. >> what's the best advise you've had? >> don't sweat the small stuff. that wasn't my fault. >> it's a big hula hoop, too. her issue hits september 22nd. we posted that video at today.com. >> i'd like matt to reshoot his 73 questions with a hula hoop. >> i can't do it. >> i'd like you to do this show with a hula hoop. >> deal. >> great. >> tease for the future. >> dylan, the weather? >> more rain in florida, where it's been raining for a while now. we also have some flood watches up and down the east coast of florida. which goes against the drought we've been dealing with in this
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area for quite some time. we have a threat possibly of waterspouts out over the water. mariners need to keep that in mind. over the next 48 hours, one to two inches of rain, widewidespr and higher amounts locally. like four inches of rain. we also have a chance of stronger storms with hail and damaging wind guests. isolated tornadoes aren't out of the question, especially through iowa and wisconsin. we also have mountain snow in the higher elevations in washington and also up into the higher elevations in good morning. the clouds will gradually clear and we will go from 60 to 75 degrees in the east bay. 71 in san francisco. and the north bay reaching 79 degrees. a lot more sunshine today. 80 in the south bay and the peninsula reaching 78. in the tri-valley, 83 with sunny
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skies and a breezy wind as we go into the rest of the day. have a great one. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you so much. now to more of our special week-long series where are they now. in 2003, army private jessica lynch was the center of a dramatic story that grabbed the world's attention. she was severely injured, captured and eventually rescued in the early days of the iraq war. we will talk with jessica in just a moment. first, more on her extraordinary journey. >> here's the latest on operation iraqi freedom today. the u.s. military confirming that 12 american soldiers are missing. >> in 2003, while serving in iraq, army private jessica lynch was part of a convoy ambushed by enemy forces. >> you are still holding out hope that she will be found safe? >> yes, ma'am, we are. >> 11 soldiers were killed in that attack. lynch survived but her back was broken, her legs and her feet crushed.
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just 19 years old at the time, she was held as a prisoner of war in saddam hussein hospital. then nine days after the ambush, lynch's dramatic rescue by u.s. troops was seen all around the world. >> doing wonderful. okay? >> she has been freed and brave souls put their lives on the line to make this happen. >> she became the symbol of heroism. and lynch would celebrate it in her hometown return to west virginia. >> hi. thank you for being here. it's great to be home. >> but the story became controversial, because the account of lynch aggressively firing back against enemy captors had been exaggerated by the government. in fact, lynch had been knocked out during the ambush. in 2007 she testified before congress. >> the bottom line is the american people are capable of determining their own hero. ideals for heroes. they don't need to be told elaborate lies. >> while jessica lynch continued the grueling road to recovery,
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she earned two degrees. in 2007 she also became a mother to dakota ann, named after her best friend who didn't survive the ambush in iraq. >> jessica lynch joins us now. good morning. good to see you. >> thank you. >> we love seeing dakota ann, 8 years old. how's she doing? >> she's doing wonderful. she's kind of upset she had to go to school this morning and not be able to watch it. >> we kind of watched you grow up before our eyes. one of the things i like about you is you always just tell it like it is. i know the recovery has been hard. the physical recovery, let's just start there. you have had 22 operations and you are still in pain. >> i'm still in physical therapy, too. i'm still every day, i go at least two to three times a week, depending on what my schedule allows and work really hard at just trying to keep up the strength and the mobility and i'm so fortunate to have such a good p.t. team that keeps working with me and allows me to
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continue to get better. >> somehow you have managed to have a baby and a family, get two degrees. i know you teach, you speak. how is life treating you these days? >> it's been crazy. its abe's been a very hectic li. it's always been about the military and how i can still give back and make sure we continue to support our troops that are overseas. i'm very fortunate and very lucky and blessed that i have been able to do the things that i have been able to do, such as the schooling, the education, because that was one of my main reasons of going into the military was to be a kindergarten teacher. so yeah, it's been a crazy, hectic past 12 years. >> i know there have been good days and there have been bad days. >> yes. >> even just recently, you know, you talked about seeing a therapist and working through some of these emotional issues. how is that going? are you surprised that those terrors are still with you to
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this day? >> yeah. i mean, it's getting a little bit better. having somebody besides family and friends to talk to, a therapist, an actual therapist that kind of knows what some of these other troops are still going through, you know, be able to just kind of lay it all out there for her, it's been an amazing healing process for me. but yeah, i still have the nightmares, i still am dealing with a lot of the pain that goes with the traumatic injuries, you know, the leftover. but i think it's just one day at a time and still working with it. >> one thing that kind of surprised me to read that you told our producer is that there are still people out there that are skeptical about what happened and the story, and you said it as clearly as you can. what do you even do with that at this point? >> you know, really, because that's one -- that's been one of my biggest struggles is handling the whole criticism that has come with the backlash of the stories that were created, those fabricated stories, and even
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though i came out and i told the truth and i tried to do my best to set the record straight and make sure that the ones that were in my unit such as sergeant patrick miller that actually did a lot of the killing, i want to make sure that the people that deserve the credit gets the credit. and not me, who was knocked unconscious and didn't even get to fire off a shot. it's just kind of amazing that even 12 years later, those stories that were created, those fabricated stories, are still, you know, being targeted at me like you know, somehow i had something to do with those stories, that i created them, that i, you know, and i'm like no, no, i was just a soldier in the same unit with all these other -- i'm just hoping to survive. >> i think when people see you, see how well you're doing and hear your story once again, i think they will be really touched. jessica, it's great to catch up with you. thank you so much.
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by the way, jessica has written a special essay for us. read it at today.com. tomorrow on our series where are they now we talk to amber frey, the woman dragged into the scott peterson murder investigation when she found out he lied about not being married. we check in with amber tomorrow morning. >> thanks very much. may have heard a rumor, we are getting ready for a concert on the plaza from duran duran. to get you ready, here's a look at their rise to superstardom. leading the so-called second british invasion, duran duran rocketed from an underground punk band to international teen idols in the '80s. ♪ their cutting edge music videos with exotic locations, beautiful girls and special effects made the band mainstays on mtv. their 1982 hit "hungry like the wolf" became one of the most
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played videos of all time, and the band's first u.s. top ten hit. earning them famous fans from andy warhol to princess diana. despite a few hiatuses and changing membership, they returned in the 1990s with a new mature sound. and two more smash hits. now 37 years after the band started in a bar in birmingham, duran duran reinvented themselves again with their 14th studio album, "paper gods." the concert coming up in our next half hour. guys, why don't you give us a taste of what's to come? ♪
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♪ no no notorious ♪i'm ... =vo= ==anim== new details... ==topvo== new a very good morning to you. it is 8:26. new numbers this morning show the valley fire grew overnight. containment did not. here are the latest numbers. fired burned 73,000700 acres. two people have been killed. four people are missing. firefighters have the fire at 35% contained. the fire to our east is deadly as well. two people were founded in burned debris. it started a week ago and has burned through roughly 72,000 acres. it's 45% contained this morning. a look at the morning commute. >> the south bay does have a lower drive. the crash is off to the shoulder but still a distraction.
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northbound, you expect this long but not as bad as it could be on thursday. a slow drive across the dunbar. a big rig may be on the shoulder. oakland has cleared. look at the live shot past the coliseum. we are jammed from 98th into downtown. >> back in half an hour.
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♪ everybody, everywhere, this feeling in the air ♪ 8:30 this morning on september 17th, 2015. this is the time of the morning where we put savannah on medication so she calms down for the show. oh, no. we've got the concert from duran duran coming up in just a couple of minutes. >> they are sounding so great. i'm so excited. by the way, we also have sarah jessica parker here. she has a new show in the works, a shoe line in the works. we'll tell you about it. i know you can check out her -- >> you want her shoes? >> yes. >> nice shoes. >> yes. >> we like shoes, don't we? >> love shoes. also, another talented actress, emily blunt, newly minted
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american citizen, taking on a new challenge on the big screen. >> you're digging this show, aren't you? >> i know emily. is she here? >> yes. >> she's a lot of fun, that girl. >> let's get good morning. we have cloudy skies as we take a live look. the skies will gradually clear and expect a high of 79 in saratoga. palo alto, 79. the mission district 70 today. napa, 80. we will have a breezy northerly wind. may have smoke drifting in from the north. now does it feel, we just shoved a camera in your face. you have to idea what i'm going to ask you. >> surprising.
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>> are you liking your seats? >> dream come true. this is the best seat i've had. >> what time did you get here? >> about 5:00, so not too bad. >> you have amazing seats. enjoy the concert. >> thanks. sarah jessica parker is a woman of many accomplishments. actress, designer, fashion icon, mom of three, now conquering the world of footwear that debuted at new york fashion week. good to see you. >> like wise. thank you for having me, and some of my friends. >> what is this? >> i thought i was invited into your home, i felt. you answer me. >> when you heard i was doing this interview, did you know i'm a man? were you aware of that? >> i'm aware that you're a man, matt. >> i've worn enough of these shoes on this show over the years. >> there were folks around here that allowed me the information that this is not unfamiliar -- >> territory.
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>> that you have your own accessories closet. >> yes, i do. >> but enough about you. >> exactly. when you decided to start this, what was the biggest challenge you face? first, did you have doubters? >> no, in fact, the reason i started was that people had been, for many years prior to me making the decision to create a shoe line, had been generous about offering me this opportunity. i kept resisting. the reason i kept resisting was that i knew that there was this association with myself and shoes, primarily because of that great character i was privileged to play for so long. i knew -- well, i felt honor bound by the relationship that i had with all these women, and i had to do it right and well and produce a quality shoe. >> you've done it really well because this business has taken off in a short period of time. you're in major stores. i mentioned fashion we cek.
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is this how your five-year plan looked? >> no. i have an extraordinarily wise business partner, and we're long-time friends. i've been shepherded by his knowledge and the years that he spent in the shoe category. no, i think i'm a diligent and ridiculously hard worker. we, of course, wanted it to have some success. we wanted retail partners that believed in the same things we wanted. we wanted colors and neutral, single sole, out of fashion, and a shoe made in italy, which is an unusual sedition decision to >> i'm surprised me mentioned this because isn't light supposed to come from the hechb -- heavens? >> internally. >> you mentioned the character you're associated with. >> yes. >> all the rumors. every time you do or say anything, probably just now because you mentioned the
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character again, people say, number three, "sex in the city 3," is it coming? what is the final decision? >> there is no decision. it remains a not often had conversation. i know, and michael patrick knows well, the story we might tell if we ever tell it. the real truth, and i'm not being cagey, is we've not discussed a when. >> it's not front or back burner, it's no burner. >> there's no oven or table it sits on, no burners. but i don't -- it's such a hard question to answer because everybody reads and projects so much into what i say. there is a story. when and if we tell it remains unknown. is that clear? >> i got it. >> any way that can be changed, misconstr misconstrued? >> of course. social media is already on it. >> we'll talk about your upcoming divorce? >> what? oh, brother. >> you're on a show called "divorce." sorry about that. excited to go back to hbo?
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>> pot stirrer. >> i thought you called me worse. >> never mind. discuss it later. yes, i'm excised, surprised, sort of can't believe i'm back there. it's home. i think i might never have expected it, but it's really exciting. it's terrifying. i'm nervous. i have an amazing group of people. thomas haden church, molly shannon, tracy letz. it's a show about marriage, a woman and my character, francis, who sort of is weary in her marriage and what does it mean and what does that look like in her life? >> when does that start. >> we shoot in november. >> we're thrilled to have you back. i'll take the red number in an 11 over there. >> 11, oh, brother. >> aren't those going to be sexy? >> i have to call italy.
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>> good to have you here. >> it's always nice to be here. thank you. >> she'll be back later with kathie lee and hoda, also ahead is emily blunt, and her thrill in becoming an american citizen. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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back now. 8:40. we have emily blunt here. her knew movie, she plays an fbi agent caught up in a war against drugs. the blurred lines between right and wrong have her questioning her motives. >> see if it fits. >> is he cia? are you? >> he's an adviser, just like me. >> no, he's not. >> pay attention, and if he says do something, do it. >> i'm not following orders from him, especially in mexico. >> fine. stay here. you don't want to, do you? >> i want to know what i'm
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getting into. >> emily blunt, good morning. >> good morning. >> this is such an intense film. >> very intense, yeah. >> is that what made you want to do it? >> yeah. i think to do something as gritty and raw as that, you feel like you're shedding every layer of skin you've got. i think it's a really interesting film. i think it's a take on the war on drugs we might not have seen, to explore the gray matter of it. >> it's an interesting, strong female character. >> thank you. >> yet, i heard this story that the screen writer was asked to change it to a male character? >> yeah, the welcome to hollywood moment. he was approached by one financer who said, we'll up the budget and it's a done deal if you make her to dude. >> apparently, he said no, thank you. >> he walked out. that's why the film didn't get made for a while, because he stuck to his guns. i think it would have been a completely different dynamic. we've seen guys running around with guns being tough before. the fact you have a woman at the core of it almost magnifies the
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violence of the film and the brutality of the world. >> you see it through her eyes. >> yeah. >> you really can't be typecast. i was thinking about your body of work. musicals, dramas, comedies, then this. do you go out of your way to make sure each project is distinct and you're not doing the same role over and over again? >> oh, yeah. i try not to be derivative of something i've done. i think i've been allowed to keep it a mixed bag so far, so i think that's what i love about the job, really. >> you recently became an american citizen. >> i did. >> what was that like, to stand there and take the oath and go through that? >> it's meaningful. my two favorite people in the world are american. my husband and my daughter. it was kind of a special day, yeah. it was great. >> you made a joke the other day, saying you watched the republican debate and joked, what was i thinking? some people took that the wrong way. >> right. >> you wanted to say your piece about it. >> it was so not the intention, to hurt anybody or cause any
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offense. i really apologize to those that i caused offense. it was an offhand joke. i'll probably leave the political jokes to late night or something. >> i think you probably have better knowledge of our country than a lot of middle schoolers right now. >> yeah. there was a lot i learned about the constitution and american history. i know more about american history than british history, which is interesting. >> how is the little girl, hazel? >> so great. >> she's big. talking? >> she is. words and sentences are slowly forming. >> i have to leave you with this, you told your producer, in your next role, you're a booze bag. >> i know i'm going from hardened fbi agent to a blackout drunk in the next one. >> i'm sold. emily blunt, come back and tell us about it. this project opens in select theaters tomorrow, worldwide oktd october 2nd. coming up next, come down with me, emily, duran duran is
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here. simon has been asking yabout yo.
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the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> they are a legendary band that's been conquering the music world for more three decades. we're delighted to welcome them to our plaza. ladies and gentlemen, duran duran. [ applause ] ♪ darken the city, night is a wire ♪ ♪ steam in the subway, earth is a fire ♪ ♪ do do do do do do do do do do do do ♪
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♪ woman, you want me, give me a sign, and catch my breathing even closer behind ♪ ♪ do do do do do do do do do do do do ♪ ♪ in touch with the ground, i'm on the hunt i'm after you ♪ ♪ i smell like i sound, i'm love and i'm found, and i'm hungry like the wolf ♪ ♪ straddle the line in discord and rhyme, i'm on the hunt i'm after you ♪ ♪ mouth is alive with juices like wine, and i'm hungry like the wolf ♪ ♪ stalked through the forest, too close to hide, i'll be upon you by the moonlight side ♪ ♪ do do do do do do do do do do do do do do ♪
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♪ high blood is drumming on your skin, it's so tight, you feel my heat, i'm just a moment behind ♪ ♪ do do do do do do do do do do do do do do do ♪ ♪ in touch with the ground, i'm on the hunt i'm after you ♪ ♪ a scent and a sound, i'm lost and i'm found, and i'm hungry like the wolf ♪ ♪ strut on a line, discord and rhyme, i howl and i whine, i'm after you ♪ ♪ mouth is alive, juices like wine, and i'm hungry like the wolf ♪
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♪ hungry like the wolf, hungry like the wolf, hungry like the wolf ♪ ♪ burning the ground, i break from the crowd, i'm on the hunt, i'm after you ♪ ♪ i smell like i sound, i'm lost and i'm found, and i'm hungry like the wolf ♪ ♪ strut on a line, it's discord and rhyme, i howl and i whine. i'm after you ♪ ♪ mouth is alive, juices like wi wine, and i'm hungry like the wolf ♪ [ applause ] >> duran duran is just getting
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started. lots more music. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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everybody, everywhere. >> duran duran has been a force in the music world since the 1980s. >> last week, they released they're 14 album, "paper goods." >> paper what? >> what did i say?
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oh, my gosh! >> savannah is nervous. >> "paper gods." okay. i'm flustered. >> it's good. say it three times. >> "paper gods," "paper gods." >> yeah. >> as much as we love your old music, this record is getting great reviews. how does it feel, simon? >> amazing. a band in its 35th year can do this. i love these guys. we're friends and make music with each other. we love the job we do. we play music to people who love music. [ applause ] you should interview them. >> can i tell you something, and i think savannah and carson would back this up, it's rare when we get bands here who have been together as long as this band, and you're all hanging out with each other on stage and smiling and laughing. it's so nice to see. >> you pretend to nice each
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other. >> never happens here. this album has the chili peppers. the whole nine yards. the great lindsay lohan. >> absolutely. don't take anything away from her. she's fabulous. >> what does she do on the record? >> play it and find out. we'll play the single out now, this is "pressure on." >> duran duran. ♪ jumping out in pressure ♪ another country, the present
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and the last ♪ ♪ the future, it's still tomorrow, are we living too fast ♪ ♪ search like the crowd, i'm fixed on your face, i know it well, but it's a dream i can't place ♪ ♪ something is happening to me, maybe it's happening to you ♪ ♪ everybody, everywhere, feel it in the air, oh, yeah, it's time to take the pressure off ♪ ♪ everybody, everywhere, step out into the future, it's time to take the pressure off ♪ ♪ it's up to you now, time to take the pressure off ♪ ♪ it's up to you know, time to take the pressure off ♪
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♪ stepping, stepping, stepping, time to take the pressure off ♪ ♪ we're swimming with the rat race, we're running against the tide ♪ ♪ it's everybody's business when there's nowhere to hide ♪ ♪ like the crowd, i'm fixed on to you, there's a way out of this into the blue ♪ ♪ something is happening to me, maybe it's happening to you, you, you, you ♪ ♪ everybody everywhere, feel it in the air, oh, yeah, it's time to take the pressure off ♪ ♪ everybody everywhere, step out into the future, it's time to take the pressure off ♪
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♪ oh, oh, oh, it's up to you now, it's time to take the pressure off ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, it's up to you now, it's time to take the pressure off ♪ ♪ i'm lost, don't want to be found, i'm up and not gonna be down ♪ ♪ outside looking in on in lakes issued a new 8:56. good morning. update you on the valley wildfire, issuing new numbers. the fire listed 35% contained. no progress there. flames, they are making progress. scorching nearly 74,000 acres, 600 homes have been destroyed. yesterday's rain, a welcome sight for firefighters at the fire. volunteers had to go into mop up
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mode. volunteers provided everything from tents to food. for a complete coverage of the valley fire and updates, nbcbayarea.com. another local news update in a half an hour. ♪ ♪ ♪
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this morning on "today's take," johnny depp on what it was like taking on a mobster for his new movie. then elijah wood tells us why he's running from the cooties. one of the most popular band, duran duran, on our concert stage. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," with al rok roker, nataliemorales,ali and cameron. welcome to "today,," thursday morning, september 17th, 2015. special treat on our plaza, duran duran. >> yes, i'm a fan girl.
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i'm one of those. savannah and i were both, is this happening? it's a pinch me moment. >> they look good and sound good. have another song for us. it's your jam. >> my favorite duran duran song. mtv years, the reflex. >> every time i hear this -- >> dancing. >> what movie do you think of? >> i think of mtv. that was the story of my life. >> "zoolander," remember the reflex was the code word? >> yeah. >> i think the video, like think about that time and people who were producing fantastic videos. gosh, where are -- >> it's so good. >> they'll sing another for us later in the hour. we missed your birthday by a day because you weren't here yesterday. we got you duran duran. happy birthday. >> are you kidding me. >> we deliver. >> they came in special for you. >> just for me? >> did you hear them say happy birthday? >> i thought that's what i heard. i thought it was the wrong li
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liquor stuff from my birthday. >> we were up late watching the debate last night. the second republican presidential debate at the ronald reagan library in california. 11 people on stage. more than three hours long. it was hot in the room, a lot going on. it was a long, hot night. a lot of people saying this morning who watched, carly fiorina was the big winner. >> breakout. >> she was outstanding as she was in the previous debate. one of the most talked about moments was when donald trump was put in the split screen, and carly fiorina was asked to address him about the comments he made to "rolling stone" magazine about her face. here's what she said. >> i think women all over this country heard clearly what mr. trump said. [ applause ] >> i think she's got a beautiful face, and i think she's a beautiful woman. >> wow. >> terrible answer.
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>> so bad. >> it was a bad moment for him. >> great for her. >> tremendous for her. on "morning joe," he told you he knew it was going to come, and that was his response, where a guy has been praised for his sharp-edged remarks. there were too many people on the stage. it did, and i won't quote a friend who said this, but they said, it was like the real housewives with andy cohen, because they were pitted against each other. the minute someone said something about chris christie, here's your chance to respond. the energy wasn't -- >> three hours too long. >> hear people say that wasn't very presidential, or this person's behavior, i did not think that that debate -- and this has nothing to do with the network or anything -- but the number of people, length of time, it didn't come off very presidential, for being the most serious election. >> came off a little high school. a lot of that, you know, back and forth. just the gabs were constant. it was more about who had the
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best jab rather than who had the best content in their answer. who really knew their stuff. >> the other thing is, a three-hour debate, people would get lost for 30 or 40 minutes. are they still here? just because the volume of people you have, it's hard to get everybody involved. toward the end of the debate, jake tapper, the moderator, asked the question, if you had a secret service code name when you become president, you will have one, what would it be? here are a few of the answers. >> secretariasecretariat. >> harley. >> ever ready, it's high-energy, donald. [ applause ] >> humble. >> that was good. >> humble. >> what would your secret service code name be? >> oh, my gosh. >> come on.
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>> what's your milk and cookies thing? >> what? that's my hotel check in. i would say butter pecan. i look all toasted almond since my vacation. get it? >> oh, okay. >> i like that. >> thank you. >> i don't know. cinnamon bun. we'll shorten it. >> are we doing a food theme? >> i'm starving. >> clearly, we're hungry. >> i guess i'll be bacon. >> you have to be like -- they'd know it was you, but still. natalie is here. what time? >> dark natalie would be too obvious. >> dj warm cookies. >> i like that. i have to aboandon it. >> i vote for we all have code names. >> send us the code names -- this is a setup -- what do you think our code names should be? #today's take.
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keep it clean. >> be nice. this is going to go in all directions. >> we'll share these with children in our lives. >> i'm so distracted right now by scinnabun. >> especially when you're at the airport, coming out of the oven. gets me every time. >> you see the sign from afar, see willie from afar. >> same sensation. >> or chick-fil-a. i'll decide. >> i like cinbun. >> this is our call-out to cinnabun to send us some food. >> the republican debate was happening on cnn. meanwhile, hillary clinton was on "the tonight show," trying to loosen up the new humor heart strategy implemented two weeks ago. jimmy was playing his donald trump, giving hillary clinton advice. take a look. >> tell me, what would you do to help women in this country? >> donald, i spent my entire career fighting for women's rights. i'll push for equal pay in the
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po workplace, for protecting women's health and reproductive rights, making child care an affordable reality. that's what i believe in. that's what i'm fighting for. you know, i'm really curious, donald, what is your stance on women's issues? >> look, i know a lot of women, and they all have issues. are you writing all this down? >> hold on. let me grab my pen. [ applause ] okay, donald. i got it. >> the best part of that, the gold phone. >> spray painted gold phone. >> even the cord doesn't work. oh, gosh. it was great. he does such a good trump. fantastic. we know how you feel about cinnabun. how about olive garden? the breadsticks, the salad, all you can eat, right? >> yup.
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>> rejoice, olive garden lovers. last year, you remember lothe never-ending pasta past, sold out in 45 minutes. new this year, family pass, unlimited access to pasta, soup or salad and breadsticks for seven weeks. starts october 5th. >> mark that down. >> here's how you get in. 1,000 passes go on sale today. mark your clocks, get them ready, 2:00 p.m. $100 for an individual pass, $300 for the family pass. >> okay. >> unlimited. >> seven weeks of unlimited. you can go with your family for the $300 pass. you could eat out every other day at olive garden. >> why can't it be for everybody? give joy to the world, olive garden. >> this is not a setup. >> you have one? they gave you one already. >> i don't want to see it. >> this was before i knew we were doing this today. i already had my own never ending pasta pass. >> no, you did not. >> god as my witness. >> how did you get it?
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it's not on sale until october. >> i'm in with the og. >> olive garden sent one pass? this is gop. >> where is the nearest to you? >> times square. we can walk there right now. >> can i hold it? >> you can look at it. >> can i hold it? >> it's personalized. you can't use it unless you have photo i.d. >> my kids love the og. any time we go. >> now you can have as much as you want now, guys speaking of good food, if you don't have the pasta pass like i do, breakfast in a mason jar, part of the at home with natalie series on today.com. >> this is my eggs. we're always on the go in the morning. so yes, you might want to fluff up your eggs a little bit. >> is there bacon in here? >> bacon, eggs, avocado, tomato, basil. you can do this in the
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microwave. >> do you give out unlimited passes? >> i do give out unlimited passes. i made you breakfast this morning under two minutes. >> how do you cook it? >> you make the egg, scrambled eggs, in the microwave with a piece of plastic over it. and you fluff it up. i make the bacon in the microwave too for about a minute. >> this is all microwaved. >> except for the avocado that you slice up with lemon juice and basil. it's not the og pass but -- >> i'll take one, natalie. >> we'll take you for your birthday. >> you big spender. >> go in, girl. >> check in with bill and dylan. >> did you get a -- >> today's weather is brought to you by lumber liquidators. hardwood floors for less. >> eggs and a mason jar. any food you are offering, you can send it my way. we've got a cold front moving you through parts of the midwest. we had stronger storms in
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minneapolis. they're moving through this morning. also in the des moines, iowa, area. large hail, wind gusts and tornadoes possible. we'll see those redevelop. tomorrow the same general area just good morning. i'm kari hall. we're in the low 60s now. a lot of clouds hovering over the bay area. all of that will clear out this afternoon. expect highs in the 70s for most of us. 75 degrees in the east bay. 78 in the peninsula and 80 in the south bay. tri-valley also warmer there, reaching 83 today. san francisco look for a high of 71 and 79 degrees in the north the northwest. >> that's your latest forecast. >> thanks. breaking news, i have an olive garden pasta pass. they just texted me. >> i don't have one yet. olive garden. >> you're the healthy one.
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everybody is talking about this new movie "black mass," especially about johnny depp's chilling performance. >> depp plays whitey bulger, one of the most powerful crime lords in boston. with the help of the fbi. >> recently premiered at the toronto international film festival. i sat down with depp and his co-stars to find out what drew them to the story. >> it's an alliance. >> alliance between me and the fbi. >> no, no, between you and me. >> what fascinated you about whitey bulger? why tell the story now? >> it'd be very easy to stuff this film into the genre of gangster films. it's about human beings and where they end up in their lot in life. >> for me, it comes back to this familiar connection that the irish americans have and i have in my home life. these bonds of brotherhood and these bonds of loyalty that were forged in the projects of south
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boston, that ultimately led to the downfall of bulger. >> the low was kicked to the curb, in order that the loyalty could exist. the sort of dangerous situation that left the freedom for jimmy to rule that city. >> when did you get out of alcatraz? >> that's nearly ten years ago. >> well, it's wonderful to have you back in the neighborhood. >> the film does a wonderful job of capturing sort of that south boston in the '70s and '80s, and the mobster scene. what was it like for all of you, going back to that time? >> it was very exciting for me because i'm from boston. i was going home. i wanted to play a role in boston for many years. to be able to play in the ultimate boston movie, i was so excited to go back. >> what's the secret? >> how hard was it for all of you to get that south boston accent? she had the advantage,
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obviously. >> she chaeated. >> everyone dropped right into it when i arrived. rory was well into it, for down there, and spent more time in south bars than any of us had yet. >> they're not hanging out in the gym. >> feel like maybe you want to tell me what happened in school yesterday? >> dakota, you play whitey bulger's girlfriend, mother to his child, and your scenes are when we see more of the human side of whitey. >> it was important for the audience and for the story to see a glimmer of hope in jimmy. >> good boy. >> jimmy? >> there is the scene between us in the kitchen that says a lot, more than anything i did. it says a lot because of what dakota was doing, what she gave me. >> thanks. >> you're welcome. >> i should go now?
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>> yeah, you should go now. >> there is a gentleman right behind me who is one of my absolute heros. >> peter? >> yeah. oh, is that peter? this guy has done some of the best work that i've seen from an actor, you know, coming up the ranks. interesting work, you know. >> johnny, you've said about scott, it was all about this movie. what did he bring about in you as an actor in order to become this character? >> he created a set and setting and a freedom to us all, to where anything was possible. >> listen, your dance floor gets shrunk by many a director out there. there are not many that make it a little bigger for you. >> after doing 900,000 movies, as i have done. >> is it that many now? >> yeah, which is ludacris. >> imdb is missing some of
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>> let's get to this. scorch trials? >> maze runner scorch trials, the sequel in a big teen series. it stars dylan o'brien, leading kids out from the maze, and they're into this expanse called the scorch, leading them into adventure. >> the first maze runner was a huge hit. >> this will be fantastic. >> the emmys on sunday night. we love that. which show should we catch up on in lots of people talk about "empire," maybe? >> 12 episodes, not the standard 20 or 23 we usually see in the network schedule. it's a quick, easy binge. viola davis is in the best actress story. "transparent," a great binge. 20, 30 minute episodes.
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forget about the laundry. >> it's hard to pick, but if henson doesn't win, i mean, i think she has to win. how about john ham? >> this is his last time to win an emmy. a lot of critics think he's the one to watch. fingers crossed. >> let him an emmy, america. >> "hard love," this book being compared to "50 shades,". >> that's right. if you're looking to add heat to your -- >> what do you mean? >> erotica. it's like a babe meets millionaire story with a twist. both of the characters where a tech background, and they're involved with this hacking scandal attacked to a political election. >> i love that, babe meets millionaire. >> politics and the tech industry in there somewhere. >> exactly. politics is serious. between the love scenes.
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good morning. i'm kari hall. the clouds are starting to roll away from mount hamilton. we will soon get some clearing in the south bay and bright sunny afternoon expected. still with mild temperatures. look for a high of 82 degrees in gilroy. about your li 80 in napa. 84 degrees in brentwood. and san ramon reaching 79.
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let's get a look at traffic with mike. skies clearing and i have traffic clearing a bit. this is better than northbound 880 coming up around high street. just north of downtown, things are moving better. earlier stall and crash have both cleared from the area. recovery from 238 necessary. and 5 westbound a crash. and there is your east shore freeway. san mateo bridge starting to show lighter flow of bridge. same thing for the south bay. by the airport, you expect that. another news update in half an hour. have a great morning.
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taking a look at the headlines. your mortgage, car loan and credit card rates may have a lot riding on the federal reserve. today, the fed announces whether it'll raise short-term interest rates for the first time in seven years. economists aren't sure what the fed will do, but if rates go up, an increase is likely to be small, for now. a study in south korea finds antibacterial soap is no more effective at killing germs than regular soap. researchers looked at the soap on 20 strains of bacteria and found no significant difference in its ability to kill germs than plain soap. the lead researcher says it is more important for people to wash their hands correctly and frequently than to worry about
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what type of soap it is that you use. researchers now think that they know why coffee keeps people awake at night. a study finds caffeine disrupts the internal clock that tells the body when to sleep and wake up. a double espresso shifts the body's clock by about 40 minutes, and if you combine that with three hours of bright light before bedtime, the effect changes the body clock by more than an hour and a half. if you're a parent who just can't put your smartphone down, a british children's expert has some advice. the doctor says children pick up technology obsession from parents. it can affect their mental health and school work. he suggests that parents not check their cell phones in front of their children. he also suggests having screen-free dinners and limiting a child's screen time to no more than two hours a day. yesterday, we showed you the video of the indians-royals game on tuesday when the fireworks were mistakingly set off after
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the visiting team hit a home run. another moment from the game going viral. it is the dome shot. luckily, the guy getting hit in the head there is okay. but the royals ended up winning, 2-0. that guy had a little bump to show for it though. let's get a check of the weather right now. dylan? >> natalie, he didn't even have a hat or anything. it's just straight to the head. let's take a look at your weekend forecast. starting tomorrow, we've got a slight risk of stronger storms through the plains, moving to the midwest. aft also, mountain snow. temperatures should be in the mid to upper 80s with lower humidity. as nice as it has been. chance for storms and heavier downpours across the southeast coast, including south carolina, georgia and florida. saturday becomes more scattered. the front moves into the great lakes on saturday. that'll give a couple of showers and storms. on sunday, it'll try to move east, as temperatures dip to the 60s and 70s.
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we should top out in the low good morning. i'm kari hall. we're right around the low 60s right now with a lot of clouds that will be clearing out as we head into the next couple of hours. expect a bright and sunny afternoon, a high of 80 in the south bay. and 79 degrees in peninsula. east bay at 75. tri-valley 83 degrees. san francisco, still looking at some clouds now and mist and drizzle, but we'll get breaks of sun today and a high of 71. >> that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. actor and producer ejie lij wood, known for "the lord of the rings". >> now, ealy. he's running for his life in the movie "cooties," playing a substitute teachers. >> when the kids are effected
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with cooties, they become zombies. stay with me. the teachers are looking for an escape. check it out. >> we go up to the lounge, get calvin something from the vending machine, grab the keys. take it as close to the parking lot as possible. >> who is tiny enough to fit up -- >> me? no, no, no, no. no. i definitely don't do brave stuff. i've never even been camping. i have a blog. i get excited about apple products. that's what i'm comfortable with. >> elijah, good morning. >> good morning. >> this movie is fun. we were talking beforehand, is it okay for me to be laughing at the horrible things i'm watching? >> yes. >> that's what this movie is like. a comedy fixed with horror film. >> that's the idea. it's ridiculous and funny. >> to give people an idea, in the credits, you see it comes from the creator of "glee," and
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the writer of "saw." >> correct. >> those are the families. >> colliding. >> you didn't want to be in the movie, right? >> i didn't. >> how did they coerce you? >> well, i'm a producer on the fi film, so we were involved in this from the gestation period. it was an idea by one of my producing partners. i didn't want to work as an actor in any of the films we were producing. i didn't want to give the idea it was a vanity project or something. i couldn't deny it. at the end of the day, i would have missed out on the fun. >> what is it like to have a bunch of little kids running toward you playing zombie kids? >> terrifying. >> really? >> they're really small. there's something about like adult zombies that are less scary than a bunch of children. >> they're fast. >> exactly. >> i totally agree. much scarier than adult zombies. >> it is rated r for the kids who think they might want to see this. >> it comes from bad chicken
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nuggets, which is why in that little tease that i was holding nuggets, to put context on it. >> good to explain that. >> why is he holding nuggets? this early in the morning. >> maybe my kids have this. they eat chicken nuggets all the time. >> it's the institutionalized school foods. >> getting political on us, eli ya. >> we don't want to get started on the debate last night. is your production company all who knorr mo horror movies? best horror movie of all time? >> it's "the exorcist." >> it's true. >> there are so many great ones i love almost equally, but it's perfect. >> our new favorite is "cooties." >> fantastic. >> on the heels of "the
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exorcist." >> right. >> elijah, so fun to have you here. congrats on the movie. it will be available on demand and itune tomorrow. battling the me epidemic, how to not raise kids who think how to not raise kids who think after trying brookside chocolate, people talk about it online. love at first taste. i would liquify it and bathe in it. curse you, brookside! your nefarious plans have succeeded. nefarious? are we still talking about chocolate? brookside. talk about delicious. after trying brookside chocolates, christopher b. wrote: why is this bag only two pounds? we couldn't tell if you were joking, so we made a 100 pound bag. thanks, george!
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makes them believe it's all about them. >> let's get to your tips to combat this. let's start with what's to expect more. >> our kids are more capable than we give them credit for. we need to expect them to -- toddlers to teens to contribute every day. family contributions that they are responsible for, and expect them to take on more responsibility down the road. they'll learn life skills and be happier for it. when kids tribute, they're happy about that. >> you say that means doing chores and adding to whatever it is that needs to be done around the house. >> absolutely. those are all really important. then one of the other strategies we have to think about is giving up on giving in. so often, parents say yes when they really should say no. we do that because we don't want the battle. we need to stop that and have the courage to say no. we'll have to put up with pouting and disappointment in the short term, but in the long term, it'll teach the kids they don't get what they want because they whine enough. >> handing over the reigns.
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>> every time we rescue our kids or we intervene on their behalf, we rob them of the opportunity to take responsibility for themselves. figure things out, maybe face a scary situation. little by little, they stop trying. we need to hand over the reigns and let our kids be responsible. it's their job to remember their homework. we want to role play, how they can have a conversation with a teacher about a grade or with the coach about more playing time. we'll be there to support, but it's their responsibility. >> i love this next one. you say it's time for parents to shut down the atm. what is the best way? i've wondered about this. setting up an allowance for your kid. i pay my son $1 a day if he makes his bed and does everything i want him to do. >> the thing we want to stay away from is handing over $5 and $10 every time they ask. a weekly allowance is important. we want to make sure they have a list of expenses they're responsible for. little kids cover toys and treats when they go to the store. older kids budget their
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allowance for school lunches, clothing, entertainment, but that allowance and expenses formula is key so that they learn how to manage money. so when they have a real paycheck and bigger expenses, they'll be prepared. >> you do the point system in your house. >> earn or lose points, and it's building up to a goal. >> sure. >> the last one, uncenter their universe. this was about gratitude. >> kids think it's all about them, so we have to focus that to the world around them. we can do it by implementing daily gratitude rituals at night or meal time. random acts of kindness, serving others throughout the year, not just over the holidays and, most importantly, to be the example we want our kids to be. >> so important. thanks so much, amy mccreadyccr. head to today.com. up next, one of the biggest bands of all time. bands of all time. they're when you're preparing for game time...
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the toyota concert series on "today," brought to you by toyota. >> duran duran stormed on to the music scene in the 1980s. >> the band is out with their 14th album called if the paper gods. >> the new song "last night in the city." ♪ i'm not gonna sleep tonight, till the morning fills the sky ♪ ♪ no one's getting left behind, this is our time, this is our time ♪ ♪ we're gonna live this night, yeah, live it like it's our last night ♪ ♪ cause nobody cares if there's no tomorrow ♪ ♪ i'm not thinking about the future, the future, it's somewhere out there ♪
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♪ we're all busy being human, we remember ♪ ♪ hearts spinning all around me, together, now they're s surrounding me ♪ ♪ this is how we get connected, running out the shadows into light ♪ ♪ we're gonna love this night, yeah, live it like it's our last night ♪ ♪ because nobody cares if there's no tomorrow ♪ ♪ we're gonna love this night, yeah, love it like it's our last night ♪ ♪ stars up in the air, yeah,
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it's our last night in the city ♪ ♪ i've been traveling around now, big world with my brothers ♪ ♪ always moving to a new town, no time to put the roots down ♪ ♪ you can't stop believing, can't stop, now we believe in you ♪ ♪ cause when you're standing in the spotlights, the only thing that matters is tonight ♪ ♪ we're gonna live this night, yeah, live it like it's our last night ♪ ♪ cause nobody cares if there's no tomorrow ♪
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♪ we're not gonna sleep tonight, till the morning fills the sky ♪ ♪ no one's getting left behind, this is our time, this is our time ♪ ♪ we're gonna love this night, yeah, love it like it's our last night ♪ ♪ stars up in the air, yeah, it's our last night in the city ♪ ♪ yeah, last night in the city ♪ yeah, last night in the city [ applause ] >> duran duran, back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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i want the shoes. >> coming up next, sarah jessica parker. >> i want her shoes. every one. ambush makeovers and more duran duran. >> here, a little something. >> happy birthday! >> thanks. >> happy birthday. >> blow them out. >> okay. >> make a wish. >> what's your wish? >> can't tell you then it won't come true. >> it was to have more wine. >> it'll come true. happy birthday, sweetheart. what is it like to be 24? tell us in detail. >> i can get in clubs now. i can date, you know, wild boys without my parents' permission. thank you, guys. >> bye. >> these beautiful ladies after your local news and weather. i'm ... ==anim== new details...
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==topvo== 9:56. good morning. we continue to watch the fire. volunteers in mop up mode overnight. the steady down pore of rain really helped the fire, but it dredge otherwised tnched the te.
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v the fire remains nearly 74,000 acres. no rain ahead, but let's check your weather. after morning clouds, we'll get a lot of sunshine today and expect a high of 75 degrees in the east bay. in san francisco, 71 degrees. and a little bit warmer in the tri-valley take, 83 degrees. 78 in the peninsula. today's temperatures are mild with a breezy northerly wind. and into the weekend, it will be heating up. let's get a look at the morning commute with mike. lk at the bay bridge toll plaza, still a sizable backup but moving better. the map we'll show that you it's slow down east shore freeway, compressed there with an earlier crash at university. and also off of west 580, finally cleared at the 24 interchange. the crash west 580 also coming into livermore, that has finally
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cleared. back to you. another local news update for you in half an hour.
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