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that's an unusual spot. >> busy morning out there. >> sometimes it will take your breath away. a live local news update. . g good morning. reversing court. hillary clinton makes her first big break from the president opposing a massive trade deal she once supported. is clinton feeling the pressure from bernie sanders? and did the vice president just take a swipe at her? >> if i doesn't move, i'll be demoted to secretary of state or something like that. that's a joke. >> the latest on the democrats' race live from washington. >> a tanker swerves offer the new jersey turnpike, flips down and explodes. that road shut down for hours. this morning the passerby who tried to rescue the driver is speaking out.
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>> attempted abduction. a teen-ager seen escaping from a car. police believe she was taken against her will. will this surveillance video help identify the abductor? and weighing in to one of the most controversial issues of america. is the magazine taking sides? today is thursday, october 8, 2015. >> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today." we've got willie in for matt. >> you've got hillary clinton on some issues having to run against the record of the president who appointed her. >> that's the team of rivals. we see what it's looking like in 2015. it's our top story this morning,
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hillary clinton's tough talk as she breaks with president obama on his talk with asia and a move critics are calling a major flip-flop on her part. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. hillary clinton has split from the president, coming out against his new deal on asia. and today clinton is also proposing tough new wall street regulation, putting her closer to bernie sanders and going far beyond anything that the white house has supported. with the nomination in the balance, what's happened to the team of rivals? barack obama's former secretary of state has now broken with her former boss, opposing his high priority trade treaty with asia, even before she had read it. >> what i know about it as of today, i am not in favor of what i have learned about it.
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i don't have the text, we don't yet have all the details. i don't believe it's going to meet the high bar i have set. >> republicans immediately cried flip flop as secretary clinton called the treaty the gold standard in trade agreements, although before the details were negotiated. the move neutralizes bernie sanders, a long-time opponent. >> i'm glad that she reached that conclusion. this is a conclusion that i reached from day one. >> and it puts joe biden on the spot. if he reasons, he'll have to choose between organized labor and the president. the trade decision is clinton's most dramatic break from obama. this includes coming out against the keystone pipeline, going far beyond the president on gun laws and criticizing the white house for deporting so many undocumented immigrants. as joe biden weighs whether to run, there's no criticism of a biden ad set to run next week. >> by focusing on my sons, i found my redemption.
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>> david axelrod on twitter -- am i alone in finding this draft biden ad tasteless? i can't believe he'd approve. josh alcorn pushed back. >> never would have approved an ad that i thought problematic. >> the vice president with labor leaders wednesday joked about not overstaying his welcome since the president was up next. >> if i don't move, i'll be demoted to secretary of state or something like that. that's a joke. that's a joke. >> clinton denied that pbs reports that her team is already doing research on joe biden. and the associated press is reporting the fbi is investigating whether china, germany and south korea tried to hack her private server after leaving office but acknowledges the attempt failed. >> thank you very much. >> u.s. officials on high alert
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keeping a close eye on a developing situation overseas after russia fired more than two dozen missiles into syria. richard engel has more on this. good morning. zit n >> it's not just russia on the move. the syrian government has launched a full ground offensive with the full sport of moscow. >> syrian president bashar al assad says russia is showing off its military might. they were released from the caspian sea, 900 miles from their target in syria. if it was tense, president vladimir putin didn't show it. he was celebrating his 63rd birthday on skates, scoring, russian officials say, seven goals but then who's going to
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stop putin, especially on his birthday in sn nato meeting today is especially concerned about incursions into russian air space. >> this is particularly relevant in the view of recent violations of nato's airspace by russian aircraft. >> but nobody in the west is ready to turn syria into a clash of super power. already at least one american aircraft had to divert off course over syria to avoid contact with russian aircraft. washington and moscow have had so-called deconflicting meetings, which russia secretly filmed and aired on a propaganda channel. russia's increasingly aggressive position is just another chop ter in the already very tense relationship between vladimir
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putin and president obama. willie? >> escalating situation there. i must say some suspect defense in that hockey game. richard engel, thanks so much. >> now for devastating news for the crew ship "el faro," doubtful that anybody was able to make it through hurricane joaquin. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. so many people here hoping for a miracle but now many of those families are headed home, some mothers bringing home sea water because it's all they have from their children. for the families of the crew -- >> it's the worst ending we could have ever imagined. >> reporter: the coast suspending its search for the 33 men and women on board today remembered as fathers, daughters, brothers and sons. jackie jones jr. was supposed to retire next year.
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his father isn't ready to give up the search. >> six days? come on. it too early. >> reporter: the coast guard believes the "el faro" sank believing no one could have survived the hurricane and six days at sea. >> i want people to know how committed we are to finding our loved ones and mariners. >> reporter: equipment is being brought in to try and locate the ship's voyage locator which should ping until the end of october. >> we'll be able to hear the conversations that took place on the bridge to help us in determining what happened and why those decisions were made. >> reporter: the shipping
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company insisted the storm intensified after the ship set sale but is now refusing to answer questions. the families begin the painful process of saying good-bye. >> i'll never see my son again. have nothing but memories and pictures. i'll never see him again. >> the company insists it will take care of the families and cooperate in the ntsb investigation saying there is a lot to learn from that investigation. willie and savannah, back to you. >> kristen, thank you. >> and more worry in south carolina. officials warning that flooding is still a major concern, even stopped two days ago. kerrey sanders is in south carolina for us. >> reporter: good morning. as the water heads downhill, ilt he -- it's heading towards the coast where folks who live there are in jeopardy.
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this morning the south carolina is back in the bulls eye. battered coasts damaged by 22 inches of rain are now preparing for record amounts of floodwater flowing from the interior down to the ocean. >> we want to you understand that we've got another wave coming that we just need to be careful of. >> reporter: officials say 62 dams around columbia are still at risk, but the national guard has been dropping sandbags the size of boulders into the river to hold back the water. homeowners near the beaver creek dam are relieved. >> i think like this is something that's going to be able to be managed from here on out. >> reporter: as the water reseeds, stories of heroism and bravery are surfacing. >> i went down in the water. >> reporter: clara and her grandson clung to a cross after her car skidded into a ditch near a church. he took this video and they waited five hours until rescuers finally pulled them to safety. the national guard has deployed
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more troops to the impacted areas. 5,000 are expected to be deployed into those areas by friday. 17 of south carolina's 46 counties are declared national disasters, which means the victims can get federal aid. >> kerrey sanders, thank you. >> we are learning more about oregon and what the first officers on the scene were facing. police sergeant and the detective were justified in using force when they ran toward snyder hall and shot chris harper mercer as he stood in the doorway firing at them with a handgun. >> the gunman didn't injure any additional students once they arrived on the seen.
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the officers were in plain clothes and did not have any protection. >> and having been shot seven times trying to save other students, he will be leaving the hospital tonight. >> and v.w.'s chief heads to washington. >> the head of volkswagen's american business is in the hot seat, as mentioned today, on capitol hill. michael horn faces tough questions from a house subcommittee on the volkswagen emission scandal. the controversy surrounds up to 11 million equipped with software to cheat on u.s. emissions tests. the company will explore what the deception manse for consumers. >> president obama apologized on wednesday for the deadly american air strike on a hospital in afghanistan. the president spoke by telephone
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with doctors without borders international president to apologize and embassy press his condolences. despite the gesture, doctors without borders is not demanding the attacks to be dropped as a possible war crimes. >> the top republicans gather to choose their candidate for speaker of the house. mccarthy currently serve as house majority leader. more conservative members are pushing florida's danem webster, utility tau's jason chaffetz is also running. the full vote will take place before the house on october 29th. >> a tanker truck flipped over a guardrail on the new jersey turnpike and burst into flames. >> it felt like i was starting to burn my arm and my leg being as close as i was. >> reporter: a thick, black
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cloud of smoke rose from new jersey turnpike wednesday afternoon as kevin howard tried to save the man inside the burning tanker truck. >> i wand to get the guy out but being a tanker and as big as the explosion was, you can see where i got was as closed as you could get. >> the dash board howard on howard's truck caught the whole accident on tape. he says a pile of mattresses on top of a van broke loose and vehicles swerved to avoid them, including the truck's driver, before missing a small suv and flipping offer a guardrail. the tanker burst into flames. howard tried to run to the diver's aid but the heat from the driver was too intense. >> i got a good luck at the cab and whatever was left was already gone. >> police later pronounced the driver dead at the scene.
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>> whether he intended to or not, he saved those people's in front of him lives. >> thankfully no other reports of injuries but absolutely fright i don't know. >> and another video show as 17-year-old girl rolling out of a moving car. police are hoping the video will help police. you see the back door open and tumble out of that car. she said she was walking to school when the driver lured her into that vehicle and then attacked her. the victim bailed out when she got that chance. it unkno it's unknown if the teen-ager knew her attacker. >> and a worker was left
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dangling off a bridge over a ship's canal. the man was in some kind of a harness. crews opened up a manhole and eventually lifted that man to safety. no word on how he got there. and on a much lighter note, the chicago cubs are moving on to the next round of the playoffs after a big win over pittsburgh in the national league wild card game that had plenty of fireworks. rookie kyle schwarber hit a two-run homer. and the cubs go on to win it. gathered outside wrigley field in chicago to celebrate the win,
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the cubs will play the cards. i know we don't like to pick teams because we love all teams. >> what ruff talking about? you're constantly picking the dallas cowboys. >> did we have a policy change? >> just now. the chicago cubs, this could be incredible for this city and that team and get rid of the curse. >> it's been 107 years. i'd say it's time. >> throw them a bone. >> just a little tip. doesn't go to pittsburgh any time soon, all right? >> al, what's it looking like outside? >> unfortunately we have a change in the weather that will affect our friends in the carolina. now you're going to watch the progression. it brings some showers. it's also going to bring cooler air, which you're going o look at in the next half hour. by friday it makes its way into the northeast and upstate new york.
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by friday it's pushing into the carolinas. saturday more showers and thunderstorms may develop right on into saturday night. rainfall amounts, unfortunately we could be seeing up to an inch of rain in some of the affected areas where the dams have already been weakened or breached. we're going to continue to watch this very closely. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next good morning. i'm meteorologist keri hall. all of the sunshine moving in once again.
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just a few clouds here and there and your temperature is right at about 60 degrees. into this afternoon, a little bit warmer, especially inland in the south bay, a high of 82 degrees, 80 in the peninsula, the east bay and tri-valley making it up to 90. san francisco looking at a high of 72 with mostly sunny skies. in the north bay expect a high of 84 degrees. have a great day. 30 seconds. and that is your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. we're getting a lot of reaction online about rupert murdoch's tweet about president obama. >> media mogul rupert murdoch is a top trend on twitter this morning drawing criticism over this post. he writes "ben and candy carson terrific. what about a real black president who can properly address the racial divide and much else?
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the 84-year-old billionaire has always been critical but his statements have caused a lot of backlash. >> star jones posts "the day i start allowing rupert murdoch to define what it is to be black is the day i turn in my black card. >> mary garden said can i be your twitter editor? rupert murdoch did address the backlash posting "apology, no offense meant." >> thank you very much. coming up, the controversy brewing over a popular female baseball announcer. why a radio host is off the air
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(vo) making the most out of every mile. that's why i got a subaru impreza. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. in the south bay this morning - still on the hunt good thursday morning. i'm sam brock. authorities in the south bay still on the hunt for a wanted man who police say escaped as he was being brought to jail yesterday. san jose police say that 30-year-old david knew we missed a court hearing. he's wanted on deadly assault on a weapon's charge. two bondsmen picked him up, but he took off running in handcuffs. the suspect is still at large. we'll continue to follow that story. in the mean time, just starting out your day, some warm weather getting a little warmer throughout the day rnl yeah, beautiful sunrise and the sun will heat up our temperatures by
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this afternoon. now it's right at about 60 degrees or approaching 60 degrees with highs today mostly in the 80s for the inner bay as well as parts of the knnorth ba. san francisco at 72 degrees and the tri-valley, a high of 90 degrees this afternoon. mike? we're looking toward a crash in san jose, at the impact. we don't see the two motorcycles there, trust me. look at that different flow of traffic. it's somewhere at the interchange. you're jammed northbound 280 coming into the area. looks like southbound north 880 is see the traffic slowing. that's a tough south bay drive. we're looking at a slow southbound drive for hayward into fremont and building toward the peninsula. the upper east shore slow, same thing for concord.
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plenty of head aches to go around this morning. we'll be back in 2r5 minutes with another update. we'll now return you to the "today" show.
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7:30 on this thursday morning, 8th of october, 2015. it's a pretty fall day here on rockefeller plaza. thank you for starting your morning with us. >> let's see what's making headlines this morning. hillary clinton made a break with the white house, saying she opposes the new pacific trade deal between the u.s. and 11 other nations. as secretary of state, clinton had supported the deal. president obama has called the head of doctors without borders to personally apologize for the u.s. bombing of its hospital in afghanistan. at least 22 patients and staff were killed in that attack six days ago. and the coast guard has stopped searching for survivors from the cargo ship that sank
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off the bahamas during hurricane joaquin. the cargo ship had 33 crew members on board. coming up, the newest powerball winner already gave up her day job. maybe she can learn how other winners before her spent their money. >> i liked to hear about that. but let's begin this half hour with the magazine. if you pick up "people" magazine, you'll notice a different headline. they have a call to action of sorts. stephanie gosk has more on that story. >> good morning. the mass shooting as an oregon community college last week has reignited the debate over one of the most contentious policy issues of our generation, gun violence. president obama will travel there on friday to visit with families of the victims. but the trip has angered locals who say obama is not welcome, using his visit to gain support for his gun control agenda.
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now, "people" launched itself into the debate as well. >> reporter: "people" magazine has a message for the people, rise up, reach out and tell congress to do something. >> one thing is very, very clear, and that is as a country, we are not doing enough about gun violence. >> reporter: "people" posted and published the contact information for all 535 voting members of the senate and the house, along with this fact. over 10,000 people have been killed this year alone by guns. editor jess indicational says the idea was inspired by possible's speech following the shooting in roseburg, oregon. >> somehow, this has become routine. >> i was watching president obama give his speech, and when he got up to speech, i rolled my eyes and i thought, oh, here he is again. there has been nothing done about the last mass shooting. >> reporter: indication kagel says this is nothing about an agenda. >> i think any time you try to start a conversation, some people take it as, you want to take away my guns, or you want to take away my liberties. i was careful not to take a side.
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>> reporter: the sides are already well staked out, echos over and over on the campaign trail this week. >> the idea that you need more guns to stop people who are committing mass shootings is not only illogical but offensive. >> name a case where gun rights being restricted out of washington would have changed the course of any of those cases. >> reporter: kagel says he's tired of the rhetoric. >> let's hold our representatives' feet to the fire and let them know these routine responses are just not going to cut it anymore. >> reporter: like it or not, "people"'s call to action has thrown the magazine into the political fray. on social media, there was vows to cancel subscriptions. proof when it comes to guns, everything is political. >> inaction on capitol hill after a mass shooting is what many have come to expect. "people" magazine's editor is hoping to move the needle, but will voter outcry be loud enough
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to overcome political realty? >> stephanie gosk, thank you very much. now a story getting buzz after jessica mendoza was the first female to call a major league baseball game. this morning, an atlanta radio host is apologizing for remarks he made about her. even show she's a gold medalist and one of the best to play the game, it seems one man is not ready to hear her call a game. this morning mike bell is in hot water for his tweeted comments about espn's jessica mendoza. she was calling the game against the yankees and the astros -- bell making a reference to a sexist comment used in the 2004 film "anchorman." >> you're watching ron burgundy and [ bleep ] mcgee. >> about a male-dominated 1970s television broadcast culture, he sent a tweet, yes, tell us, t mcgee, when you're up there hitting a softball, do you see
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95-mile-an-hour cutters? bell continued arguing on twitter saying, you guys are telling me there isn't a more qualified baseball player espn can use than a softball player? give me a break. the falcons expressed their disappointment on wednesday tweeting, embarrassed by mike bell's comments given he's on our flagship statement. disappointing. by wednesday, his radio station has allegedly suspended him. he released a statement saying, in part, i want to take this opportunity to say to jessica what i said was dumb and hurtful, and i apologize for putting that garbage on twitter. there's no place for that kind of stuff on our show. this has been a real eye-opening experience. mendoza, 34, a former softball outfielder, won gold and silver medals for the u.s. team at the athens and beijing olympics. after working her way up through the espn ranks she began in
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"baseball tonight" in 2013 and was in the broadcast booth this year, becoming the first female analyst in history. the length of bell's suspension hasn't been specified. espn said jessica has made terrific contributions to our baseball coverage but even more importantly she continues to carry herself with class on and off the camera. and she's received an overwhelmingly positive response for her work. she played four years at stanford, al-american. she knows her stuff. get a check of the weather now from al. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by capital one. switch to the venture card from capital one and earn unlimited double miles you can use on any airline any time. >> we're going to start to see a little fall coming on ahead of the front. look at these temperatures. chicago, up to 78. kansas city, 85.
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behind it, marquette, 54, a 4-degree drop from average. friday, everybody in the upper 50s, low 60s. ahead of the front, it's summertime. richmond, 82. new york city will be in the upper 70s. but then by saturday, we're all in the fall. 65 in new york city. 65, washington. 64 in raleigh. cleveland, you're 4 degrees good morning. i'm meteorologist keri hall. temperatures are near 60 degrees across most of the bay area. sti looking at the highs this afternoon, mostly 80s. stay in the 70s in san francisco. north bay 84 degrees, tri-valley topping out at 90 today while it's 80 in the peninsula and the south bay will see a high of 82 degrees. more of this weather as we head into the weekend.
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back now. 7:42. did we not fall in love with the lady? she won over $300 million in the powerball jackpot, and her life in a moment suddenly changed. >> with the good does come bad oftentimes. how does she cope with a big win? we asked previous winners to give her advice. here's jacob rascon. >> reporter: when asked if she would keep her job as a supervisor at a local factory, julie leach didn't hesitant. >> i quit, automatically. i was done. >> reporter: history shows there's no guarantee what happens next. jack whittaker took home $315 million but lost most to thieves, gambling and lawsuits. william posted along the instant multi-millionaires who would eventually declare bankruptcy. another ended up in prison. willie says hitting the $450
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million jackpot was the worth thing that ever happened to him. >> heard about people who have done bad things and done -- gone off the deep end, but we're determined not to do that. >> reporter: mary and brian, who won $202 million are proof the lottery isn't always unlucky. they built the only grocery store in their city in iowa and a football stadium at the local high school. >> no one treats us that much differently. >> reporter: this family and other survivors, like former nbc employee, jackie. >> sometimes i do wish for the simplicity of life before the lottery. >> reporter: and seven-time winner richard. >> don't let your spending part of it become an addiction. >> reporter: i'll say, beyond a team of financial advisers, what saved them were sound financial practices everyone can follow. pay off debt first, use a savings account and have a plan.
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julie leach says she's ready. >> i don't want it to be a curse. i want it to be a blessing. >> reporter: determined not to learn the hard way that even $310 million can't buy you happiness. for "today," jacob rascon, nbc news. >> little happiness there. >> looks happy there. >> yeah. >> looks happy this morning. coming up, stars that are just like us. what julianne moore is saying about how she handles the bad hair days. why you could be spending a lot more this year to keep things scary. first, these messages.
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suspects arrested in connection with the deadly a very good thursday morning to you. it's 8:55. three suspects arrested in connection with a deadly shooting of a hiker in north bay are expected to be booked later today. surveillance video shows two of the three who authorities arrested yesterday in oregon. they're identified and all believed to have been in fairfax shortly before steve carter was shot to death monday on a hiking trail. investigators used gps to locate carter's stolen car in portland. california's historic drought appears to be playing tricks on this year's halloween pumpkin. you'll find them smaller in size and number. they've been forced to grow them out of the state this year where the weather has been wetter.
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let's check in with keri >> it's bright and sunny. highs in the 80s. north bay 84. the warmest temperatures in the tri-valley up to 90 degrees and 82 degrees for the high in the south bay. let's check in with mike. >> the bay bridge toll plaza is back up. the 880 approach to that area, we're looking at the maps and see a big jamup but it's for westbound 580. slow down on the east shore freeway. that's been a tough drive there. 880 jammed all the way from hayward down into fremont. and the south bay really kicks in for 101 and 85. 87 never really recovered from earlier crashes. there's 280 still slow all the way up into cupertino. back to you. we'll have local news update for you in half an hour or so. hope you have a great morning.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, the it's 8:00 on today. t the pull skin scare. plus, life, love, and the hair cut heard around the world. the cast of the beloved drama felicity reunited for the first time in more than a decade. >> it's a simple story about falling in love a certain time in your life. >> i think we all knew how good the show it was. >> and from mary poppins, hollywood legend julie andrews joins us thursday, october 8th, 2015.
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>> from portland, oregon, celebrating my 24th birthday. go, blazers. >> go. >> oklahoma is okay. good morning, everybody. it's thursday, october 8th. pretty day on our plaza. we' we've got al here, willie in for matt and sheinelle. >> the funniest guy going, billy eichner. he of billy on the street fame chasing people around the streets of new york and it's one of the funiest things going. >> we're going to talk about
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that. also a legend in house. julie andrews is here and we're going to check in with her and her daughter about their latest children's book. for now let's go inside. cameron has the top stories. >> good morning, everyone. hillary clinton has made her most dramatic break yet zbemts her former boss. she's come out with a treaty that could support labor unions. clinton's democratic opponent bernie sanders had already opposed the deal. republicans accused clinton of flip-flopping because she had supported a treaty as secretary of state. that was before details were finalized. nato defense ministers are meeting for what they call a troubling de-escalation of russia control over syria. they've launched a major ground offense against anti-government rebels and they say russian warplanes have been violating its airspace.
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russia insists it's trying to attack isis. the coast guard has suspend its search of a crew on a cargo ship, el faro. officials believe it went down in hurricane joaquin and is 15,000 feet under the surface. debris and one body have been found. search teams will now try to locate the ship's data recorder which should give off electronic pings. they're bracing for a new round of flooding. the death toll has climbed to 17 people and now water that fell on interior parts of the state is flowing toward the sea. that's raising river levels and putting added pressure on dams. an alabama politician is out on bail after he was caught on
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camera apparently attacking a reporter. he asked amos newsome if he would resign. apparently there are scratches on his face and blood. he was charged with assault. keep your eye on the ball. the ball goes three yards before it hits the ground and spins backward. no one seems to know what to do next except for one player on the receiving end. he catches the ball, run 45s yards for the t.d. there you >> all right, tamron. thank you so much. >> well, halloween is just over three weeks away. we've got some scary news for you. turns out, celebrating this year could cost more than it has in the past. >> yes, we all know elaborate costumes can get expensive, but
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who would have thought pumpkins could break the bank? a short supply this year means you could be paying a lot more. ♪ your biggest scare this halloween may be to your wallet. >> trick-or-treat! >> happy halloween. >> thank you. >> reporter: with kids, parents, even pets getting into the spirit. the spooky start of the holiday season comes with a high price tag lately, thanks to the rising cost of candy, costumes, and especially those fall must-haves, pumpkins. >> it's not enough to buy a bag of candy and answer the door. it's become a much bigger deal. >> reporter: according to experts at bank rate, a kid's costume, two bags of candy for trick-or-treaters, a pumpkin and decorations will set the average american back more than $156 this year. the biggest jump in cost coming from your jack-o-lantern. record rainfall this summer hitting key crops in illinois means lower supplies and higher prices, up 21% this year. and even worse news for canned pumpkin? there's major concern that would be in short supply for the whole
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holiday season. so, if you want to carve a jack-o-lantern for halloween or make pumpkin pie for the holidays to follow, head to the store now. but with all those rising costs, how can consumers cut back? >> bank rate found that if you shop around for things like candy, you can save considerably. a 40-ounce bag of chocolates was $3 more expensive in some stores than in others. >> reporter: and cutting cost is crucial, because while trick or treating might be the first holiday tradition this time of year, there's a long line of ones to follow. >> the down side in going all in on halloween is that this is just the first of a long holiday season. >> jean also suggests buying medium-sized pumpkins, which she says are the best bargain for your buck and can save you money by buying them at the supermarket instead of the pumpkin patch. which is so much fun when the kids go to the pumpkin patch and pick their pumpkins. >> i know. >> but if you're trying to save
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money, she says go to the store. >> or buy little ones and paint them and they don't rot. >> i like to buy a lot of candy and we don't get a lot of trick-or-treaters and i eat all the candy. can't wait, my favorite holiday. coming up, is it possible to get gourmet food from a dorm room? the student chef whose restaurant of sorts has been booked for months. then, why daniel craig says he needs to wait before even thinking about whether he'll play james bond ever again. >> ooh. >> all right. plus, team ben or team noel? what about the haircut, guys? we'll talk to the cast of "felicity," reunited more than a decade after the show went off the air, right after these messages. ♪ reuniting after it went off the air. more after these messages. maria? ♪ there are thousands of ways into the complex health care system. and choosing unitedhealthcare can help make it simpler
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15 feet in the air, that's where you feel most alive. 10 meter maids waiting to wallpaper your truck. better get out of town. 5, 4, 3... the all-new tacoma. toyota. let's go places. happy happy music. back now at 8:10. trending on a thursday morning. how about that? >> next shot there. >> it's a roll. >> happy. happy to be alive. >> we're all in the mood now. there are a lot of good restaurants in new york city. a lot are hard to get into, unless you know al roker. you know what the hottest table in town is now? >> what? >> i'm guessing a dorm. >> a dorm room in columbia -- not in columbia.
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columbia university. this is opened two weeks ago. he's booked until christmas. he cooks all the meals in a suite he shares with three roommates. on the menu, lamb chops. >> wow. >> look at that. everybody is loving it. how does he afford to have that? >> the kids pay. $20. >> he does it in the dorm kitchen. >> $10. >> he makes money. >> is it just for the students or can creeps like us go to a dorm room for dinner? >> yeah. hu he does take some random folks. >> okay. i love that. also trending this morning, the secret apparently to longevity. the key to the fountain of youth may be on your breakfast table. that's right. it's bacon. al roker called this years ago. meet suzanne jones. at 116 years old, she's the
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oldest living person. she eats bacon every day and snacks on it throughout the day. >> god bless her. how amazing is that. >> we've heard this from oldest living americans. richard, 109 years old, drinks whiskey and smokes multiple cigars a day. >> interesting. we put bacon on the table. where are the whiskey and cigars? >> al, you should start with passing to the left. >> of course. >> please enjoy. >> passing around bacon. a lot of bacon, wasn't that the diet? >> i'm going all in on that. >> atkins diet, a lot of meat. >> do you like your bacon crispy? >> crispy. >> got to be crispy. >> just like this. >> me too. >> you don't like it wiggly? >> this is good bacon. >> we're going to live forever, guys. >> exactly. >> cheers. ♪ bacon, we're going to live forever ♪
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>> we're clearly so happy. >> go ahead, savannah. is there anything more telling about you than your google search history? >> i don't think so. >> jimmy fallon sent one of his writers on to the streets and asked people their search histories. found interesting results. >> we have cat puke cleanup. geez, i got a cat named wilma who buickss who pukes every morning. we're always trying to figure out the best way to clean up the puke on our white carpet. >> you did a search for google? >> yes. >> if you do a google search for google, where does it take you? >> back to google again. >> is it legal to eat pigeons in new york city? is it legal to catch pigeons in new york city? pigeon recipes and pigeon stew recipes. >> he noticed all the pigeons in new york and was curious. >> isn't that what we all do sometimes? >> yeah. >> that's why it's revealing. if you want to look up your search history, go to google.com and put the cursor in the blank space.
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it calls up what you have searched. what do you have? >> this is how lame my life is. i was on amazon looking for ink jet printer ink. isn't that exciting? >> wow. you're a deep and complicated person, willie. >> my rock star life i lead. >> al? >> my last one was a halloween costumes for captain america. that's what nick wants to go as. >> do you remember michelle branch? i love her and i wondered what happened to her. i forgot. >> what happened to her? >> i don't know. i got lots of music though. >> tamron, dare we ask. it had better not be justin bieber. >> it is not. >> she already has that on her phone. >> it is the nose ring, because i want a nose ring. designer discount clothing. >> what else, if you go one farther down? >> savannah? >> this is like a window into the soul.
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>> it is. >> the google search history. pulp fiction dance team. matt lauer ellen dance. ugly old queens. i was looking for a picture, image, of a mean old queen to send to a friend. >> wow. >> what about the dance team? >> i don't know. >> what came up under ugly old queens? >> well, there were lots of pictures of kind of all those drab old queens with like teeth and looking mean. >> stop now. >> okay. >> old queens with teeth. >> do the neck thing. i'm going to get you out of it. now to why daniel craig is so over playing james bond maybe. the a-lister who will beg to stay away from the new steve jobs movie. >> i have bacon grease on my shirt. first to daniel craig and the speculation whether this will be his last bond maneuver.
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look what he said about playing bond again. i'd rather break this glass and slash my wrists. we'll take it as a maybe. he added i'm over it at the moment. we're done. all i want to do is move on. he left the door open. quote, if i did another bond movie, it would only be for the movie. that's what he said. now, to the steve jobs movie and the controversy surrounding it. we know stevens jobs' widow tried to kill the movie. she begged a-listers not to take the lead role. it went to michael. citing a source, the hollywood reporter said mrs. jobs called leonardo dicaprio and christian bale and asked them to stay away. he added -- >> there's been tough moments. it comes out tomorrow. >> daniel craig could have played it. >> if the money was right. >> finally, julianne moore. the actress refuses to go into public over the summer.
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during an appearance on "ellen," she revealed why. >> why? >> i can't blow dry my own hair, can't strengthen it out. >> can't do that to your hair? >> no. it's wavy, but frizzy. in the summertime, i let it go and let it, you know, just let it be. i try not to go anywhere because i can't control my hair. there it is. somebody said to me, you did that to your hair. i'm like, no, i woke up that way. >> there you go. >> a little beyonce. i just woke up like this. >> julianne is happy to let her hair do its thing over the summer. i'm all about letting it go. >> why not? >> i can relate. >> i walk out in a fro. we pass each other and don't know it. >> tamron goes, savannah, is that you? >> tamron? >> sheinelle, thank you.
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>> mr. roker? >> that was good bacon. >> what brand? >> i don't know. we need to find out. fantastic. i've got to resist taking it with me to the weather map. so anyway we've got another hurricane. it's hurricane oho. i like oho. i like the name of that. it's 55 miles northeast of hilo. 75-mile-per-hour winds. it's going to go to alaska possibly. however, the moisture from oho is going to make its way into the pacific northwest. friday morning into friday afternoon and saturday, look at some of the rainfall we're talking about in the puget sound area. we could be looking at anywhere too bad we're not getting any of the rain from oho. we continue with dry weather. sunny skies and temperatures at 60 degrees. 80 the high today in the east bay. the tri-valley, up to 90 this afternoon. san francisco, 72 degrees.
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84 in the north bay. the south bay will be up to 82 degrees. more of this warm weather into columbus day. >> that's your latest weather. savannah. >> al, thank you. time for a college reunion we can all look forward to. >> we're teaming up with entertainment weekly for amazing cast reunions, as the magazine celebrates its 25th anniversary. we're catching up with the cast of "felicity." erica hill sat down with them. >> on our staff, we had "felicity" fans. from 1998 to 2002, millions tuned into the drama of life, love, and the controversy haial haircut. >> where are you going to college? >> new york. what about you? >> reporter: an exchange on high school graduation day that spoke volumes about the adventures to come for a young girl who
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abandoned her comfortable college plan to follow her heart and high school crush to new york city. along the way, felicity gained millions of fans. drawn to the heartwarming and often heartbreaking stories of college life in the '90s. including one unforgettable love triangle. >> hey. >> hey. >> reporter: while ben may have inspired felicity to head east, noel quickly found a place in her heart, too. >> just, yo >>. >> they say go. >> the actor the keri russell and scott foley recently got together for "entertainment weekly" reunion issue revealing that 13 years after the show said good-bye, fans haven't forgotten. >> people are still talking about this show, everywhere i go. these four people were shipping
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characters. people come to me and hey i love "scandal" but i'm on team ben. >> do you get the same. from noel? >> no. >> you do en? >> they assume everyone is team ben. most people when they come up they tell me how much they love the show, it meant so much at that time in their lives and all that, so it's always a nice sper action for me. >> reporter: after a successful first season and the most controversial story line, putting fans into two more scene, short and long, even those who didn't watch couldn't ignore the headlines about kerry russell's hair. did it feel crazy to you at the time a haircut resulted in so much coverage and speculation? >> it was like kind of amazing. >> were you concerned about it? >> no, because i love you had it for the story. they said, would you cut your hair for the show?
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it's an awesome. a college girl would do. >> i think there is this reception kerri cut it on herself and showed up. >> people said you look so pretty but you cut your hair? i was like, thank you, thank you. >> so are you happy to put the hair date behind you? >> it's never behind me. >> reporter: felicity, the characters and the show wrapping after four years, a run, a show about college. >> r. it was lovely in some ways idyllic view of college. >> very much so. >> reporter: did it feel a little like college for you guys? >> it was for me. >> if you consider college a transitory in a period between being a kid and an adult. i think for all of us it's definitely that. >> all three actors have long since graduated to other roles, they agree, there was something magical about felicity. >> felicity is a great story.
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i loved it. it was sweet, funny. >> it was a simple story about falk if love at a certain time in your life. it had great actors and writing staff and audience and it's like lightning in a bottle. >> the three have all been toke since the show ended and they taped that tinal scene you saw there at the coast. >> it was fun. they all were cracking jokes the whole time with one another. >> you can tell that chemistry is real. i saw that on "family ties" before and after. >> can you imagine "family ties"? that show was amazing. >> we couldn't stop singing shalah lala yesterday, it was amazing. tomorrow we will meet with the popular cheer leading movie "bring it on" cast. >> thank you, we will check in
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with natalie on assignment. we miss you. what are you doing out there? >> hi, guys, democrats right. i'm outside the doll by thee fer for the first ever latin american music awards. the fact the amas have gone latin proves it is here to stay. it will be live. here on telemundo, lots of cars will be heading into the doll by theater to earn their prizes tonight. one of the nominees, coming up, i had an interview with. . he is a young man, a fast rising star in a latin music scene, also in main stream america. he is currently on tour with ariana grande. coming up, you will get to know prince royce a little more here on "today" guys. >> natalie, looking forward to it. we have special guest channel in the orange room right now. >> tell me about i. we have the
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lovely julie anne. all this and after your music and weather. an honor to have you guys.
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youi'm ... ==topvo== authoritie in the south bay this morning - still on the hunt good thursday morning. it's 8:26. authorities in the south bay this morning still on the hunt for a wanted man who police say escaped as he was being brought to jail yesterday. police say that the 30-year-old missed a court hearing. he is wanted on burglary and assault with a deadly weapon charge. he is just under six feet tall with a tattoo on his neck. two bail bondsmen drove him to the jail and that's when he took off running in handcuffs. police searched for hours. the suspect is still at large. you are trying to get to work. common theme around the bay area, a lot of traffic. >> we will start in san jose. north 101, jammed up.
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this is not the worst of it. the entire south bay, san jose is the worst of it. 87, 85 and south 17 down towards highway 9, look at that. that's a tough drive. the crashes have cleared for the most part. we have a crash on the shoulder approaching the toll plaza. and on the peninsula, slow because of the traffic on 101. a big build down toward richmond. >> thank you very much. another update in just 25 minutes. we will send you back to "today."
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8:30, everybody. it's a thursday morning, october 8th, 2015. it is absolutely a beautiful, crisp autumn day here in the northeast. hope you're having a great day wherever you are. happy to see all these smiling faces on our plaza today. >> just ahead, we love it when julie andrews stops by. she's here with her daughter, emma walton hamilton, as the duo have written a children's book, just in time for halloween. and we love this man, he is our fav, mr. billy eichner. not only runs up to folks on the streets, we're going to talk to billy eichner about the celebrities he's getting to take part in his shenanigans. >> we love him.
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somebody else we love, natalie, is on assignment this morning, hanging out. she's on the red carpet for the latin american music awards. she will be a presenter on the show. scream when you see her at home, when she comes on the stage. we'll share her conversation with one of the nominees, who is extremely popular, prince royce. we were talking about googling earlier. google prince royce. his following is huge. >> speaking of musicians, we're kicking off our citi concert series next week. first up on monday, columbus day, superstar selena gomez. she'll rock the plaza. then carrie underwood will be here on october 23rd. 5 seconds of summer will be hitting the stage on october 28th. >> that's awesome. >> thank you. >> you're asking the wrong person, sister. >> let's get a check of the
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weather. >> ten seconds of fall. show you what's going on for tomorrow. wet weather in the pacific northwest. wet in the northeast. texas and the southwest. sunshine down in florida. on saturday, we've got more rain coming ahead for the southeast. we do not need it in the carolinas, wet and windy in the pacific northwestme. sunday, sunday, the sunshine returns for much of the crownco. showers left, as well. the pinkest precinct. nice to see you. thank you for being here, supporting breast cancer awareness. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> new york's finest. new york's good morning. today it will be a little bit warmer than yesterday. expect 82 in san jose. redwood city, 78. 83 degrees today in santa rosa. napa, 86.
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oakland, 78. in livermore, 90 degrees. more 90s in the forecast. >> one of my weather channel compatriots, kait parker, who just got engaged to our hurricane expert, michael lowry. >> you dropped the bomb on national television. thanks, al. >> what are friends for? savannah? >> al, thank you so much. we are pleased to have julie andrews with us this morning. she's a triple threat, as we know. academy award, grammy and emmy under her wing. she and her daughter emma walton hamilton are best-selling authors. their latest collaboration is "the fairy princess." welcome back. was this planned, the timing? >> a little bit. >> we love the series. it's after your daughter, your
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granddaught granddaughter, the inspiration for jerry, the main character. >> do not call her geraldine. >> that's right. >> she believes she's a fairy princess, although -- >> despite all evidence to the contrary. >> i was going to say, talks about her ankles and holes in her tights. she's a very fairy princess. >> princess is a state of mind. >> thank you. i'll remember that. >> good, good. maybe i'll get a shoutout in the next book. this is a halloween-themed book. what's the moral of the story on this one? >> want to take that in? >> sure. >> basically, it's let your sparkle out any time of year, but especially at halloween. be your authentic self and find a way to bring that to the halloween celebration. jerry has to go with her wings and crown everywhere she goes. what costume can she wear that will incorporate her wings and crown? she has to get creative. >> then her best friend has a real setback.
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it's about friendship, as well. >> being there for someone in need. >> exactly. >> was halloween big in your household? >> it certainly was. with five children, it was just huge. >> were you the mom that could sew costumes, or was it more like -- >> this is the mom that can sew costumes. i vaguely remember my son, i said, no pulling of girl's hair. >> egg throwing. >> wait a minute. no spray on cars. he said, what about eggs on girls? no eggs. >> nice that he asked though. >> well, yes. >> what are you going to do for halloween this year? >> halloween is huge. i live on eastern long island and halloween is one of the biggest events of the year there. i'm doing a book signing on halloween for this book in our local bookstore. >> great. i heard this series, is this the seventh in the series? >> the eighth, i think. >> i think it's the eighth. >> one was just written. >> more coming out. >> it'll be made into a
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television show. >> it is. >> they've very kindly developed an animated series. i guess -- i don't know when it will start airing. >> hoping for next year, if all goes well. >> we are so thrilled and delighted. >> now little hope can say, i'm the inspiration for jerry on tv now. >> that's right. >> this will be exciting. speaking of exciting, they're talking about a remake of "mary poppins." >> i heard. >> supposedly, it's set 20 years in the future. >> what i know about it is it's not the original piece. this is, i think, seven mary poppins books. that was a series, also. i think there were seven left in the disney archives or vault. it's those seven books being developed as a second movie. >> do you have any theories about who could be mary poppins? >> i have a lot, but i'm not sure which one they'll go for or how they'll shape it.
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i really don't know. listen, after -- it's 50 years since that came out. i think it's time. >> it is time. can i tell you, every time you are on, i look at my phone and i have like 300 text messages from people saying, julie andrews is in the studio? i can't believe it. you're so beloved. >> thank you. >> it's awesome to have you here. >> i'm very, very lucky. >> you deserve all the love and accolades. julie and emma, great to have you here. >> thank you so much. >> by the way, "a very fairy princess spooky halloween" is on bookshelves now. thank you very much. >> thank you. billy on the street is stepping inside. we'll talk to him in a moment. coming up next, natalie introduces us to latin singing sensation prince royce.
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>> announcer: viva today is brought to you by toyota, a proud supporter of hispanic heritage month. >> we are back at 8:40 on a thursday morning, with viva today, our series that highlights prominent latinos in america. >> natalie is catching up with a 26-year-old singing sensation, hailed from new york but popular is growing nationwide. good morning to you. >> good morning to you guys. i'm here live at the dolby theater. the scene for the first ever latin american music awards. the young man you're talking about, prince royce, is nominated in a few categories tonight. if you haven't heard his name until now, all that is changing for him. he's taking the music world by storm. >> reporter: prince royce is used to screaming fans. he's one of the biggest musical talents in latin pop, making him one of today's hottest
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musicians. born jeffrey in the bronx to dominican parents, he got his first record deal at age 18. it was not without hustle. >> i donwould hand out cds in t streets. i'd go on rollerblades, handing out my demo. >> reporter: the year 2010 was a turning point for royce. his spanish album included a cover song "stand by me," which exploded on the airwaves. >> i think doing it in spanish was different. it hadn't been done before. >> tell me about your latin sound. why bachata? >> it was a genre my parents listened to. i could bring my own sound to it. i wantedr&b, york pl flavor. >> reporter: he has 11 hits, 20 latin billboard awards. >> do you prefer singing in spanish or english?
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>> spanish feels romantic, just because of the language. for example, "i like you" in spanish would sound way more -- >> like i love you. >> then "i love you," is te amo. >> romantic on its own. >> reporter: these days, he can be seen alongside jennifer lopez and pitbull in a new video "back it up," the first song off of his recently released english album. >> jennifer has been a great part in this english spot for me. she was helping me with the set list on the tour. >> she told you to take your shirt off. >> who told you that? i'm like, jen, i don't know if i'm ready. she said, take your shirt off. i go. yeah, you're ready. okay then. >> reporter: he ignores talk of his english speaking album being called a crossover album. >> that term doesn't exist anymore. i like to call it, you know, my
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first english album. >> reporter: as for his awards, don't look for them to be out on display. >> in my house, i have them on a closet, in a room i don't go into. >> why? they should be on your mantle. >> i don't like to see them. >> you worked hard. >> i know. i like to feel like, what's next? >> no girlfriend, for all those who want to know? >> i have several girlfriends, and they're my fans. i love all of them. >> he certainly knows how to work it and certainly has a lot of girlfriends, as he's currently on tour with ariana grande, one of the biggest music sensations. he is nominated tonight in a couple different categories. the latin american music awards first ever airs on telemundo. the coverage begins and all the fun begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. back to you. >> natalie, thank you. can i say, you look so gorgeous this morning. not that you don't every day,
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but my goodness. that color is amazing. >> really? thank you. >> who are you wearing? >> must be the red carpet glow. >> you're going to present, so you have the answer that question. natalie, who will you be wearing tonight? >> who am i wearing tonight? i can't even pronounce the name. i don't know. i forget. it's a trick question. it's too early. >> that man or woman appreciates the plug. very much. all right, natalie. have fun. we'll see you. coming up next, everything funny man billy eichner touches or streams goes viral. a new season of "billy on the street" gets underway.
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new york city long enough these days, a crazy person will come up an yell at you. his name is billy eichner. he is his terrically funny. he is back with his microphone, poungd the maybement. >> miss, for a dollar, name three white people. >> somebody dead or alive in. >> yes, famous, please. >> elvis presley. >> okay. one. >> michael jackson. >> he was not white. >> oh, i'm sorry. >> oh god. >> the pressure the pressure the fourth season, billy on the street, premiers tonight. great to see you, my friend. i said you were kraerksz i meant it a lovely way. >> i know, i know you are a fan there i'm a huge fan. >> i have been a long time. >> thank you. >> so the season i feel you have taken it to another level. when you first started, you had oscar winners, julian moore. tina fey. >> i love it. i want to get julie andrews on the show. >> you should.
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>> believe me, i got her number. i got it in the green room. >> i can see dragging mary poppins in the street. >> what a career highlight for her. >> so have you the first lady of the united states. >> yes. >> there was a shocking part. how did that come to be? >> the first lady team approached billy on the street. they had done some work with the president on the web series and they were billy on the street fans and it all came together. >> was that a freakout moment for you? >> i was dying of nerves until she got there. the current first lady of the united states pushed me around in a cart while i send gwyneth paltrow's acceptance speech. she did it and i was open. >> she was willing? smr so game, so lovely, so enthusiastic. i don't know why she did it. i was honored she did. >> this guy this character, how close is he to the real billy eichner? i know you a bill. >> i am a relatively normal
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person. i think it's to really, i think it's who i was as a 12-year-old obsessed with celebrity and pop culture. >> is there anybody out there who has not been on this show? i think i know the answer to this show, who you want on the show? >> i talked about meryl streep a lot for years. we got close. we haven't gotten it. i hold out hope. >> meryl streep, call billy eichner. best ever movie ever machltd i have been a fan of yours for a long time. >> you are very nice. >> for a long time i felt -- i still really someone pointed me to a clip of the "late night" with seth meyers. let's watch. >> do you have favorite celebrities beyond reproach? >> willie geist. >> willie geist. >> he's an affable guy. i think he will be happy to hear this. >> someone will be. >> that was my favorite part. no one reacted.
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you know, i'm a foouj huge fan. >> that was your hit series, of course, we will play a little game with you. >> we are calling this dream or scream? does the senator jo make you scream or a dream come true. >> okay. >> in honor of you. away we go. being stranded on mars with matt damon? >> scream. >> why? >> i mean, dream, i don't know. >> all day breakfast at mcdonald's? >> scream. >> tom hanks find your wall net central park? >> dream, everyoneps tom hanks to find their mobile longs. >> kanye west says the industry discriminates against him because he's not gay. >> i feel at this point i'm a pigeon. whatever, kanye. >> this verse r version of mathieu mcconaughey. >> only if he's in a car giving
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a pretentious speech that no one understands. >> the new season of billy on the street concludes tonight. >> thank you. coming up next, hoda and kathie lee with a preview of the ambush makeover, first this is "today" on nbc.
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we are we are back. 8:53. special birthday wishes from our friend willard scott. >> when are you in new york, you don't go anywhere. it's the best place to have fun, eat good, live good and see the "today" show. malvie is 100-years-old, has raw carrots. mittie goldsby of detroit
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michigan. good old joe derosa from strongsville, ohio. he loves to make wine. that makes you happy. he is 100-years-old. bill reboli from edison, new jersey, 100-years-old, loves to ride his exercise bike. that's i9. we had fun down here. it's warm today. we like it that way. now being to new york, which is always nice. >> all right, willie, thank you so much. >> thursday is ambush makeover day. >> you know that every year, yeah. >> i watch it every thursday. best segment on tv. >> excellent. >> i mean that. >> sadly, yes. >> better than our segment? >> they went outside and found a bunch of people, two in particular. one is the mother of a groom, her son is getting married. the other was from girl scouts
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and she was like, please, i'd like a makeover. so they trust us. >> those are some of our favorites. the reactions are crazy is there that's perfect for the wedding. can you imagine to update the bride. >> we hope they like it. >> when it happens, you know it. >> that's one of the more awkward moments. >> that's another drink segment. >> amazing segment. >> you should watch it. >> i do. when when i get home during dinner. >> thank you. >> we gather the children altogether. >> happy thirsty thursday. we are back after your local
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news. zplmplts. i'm ... ==anim== a developing story this morning... a very good thursday morning to you. it is 8:56. a developing story this morning. sacramento authorities say a local hero who helped stop a terror attack on a paris train this summer is now hospitalized with stab wounds after a late-night altercation. police say spencer stone was involved in a street fight a little before 1:00 a.m. in midtown sacramento near several popular nightclubs.
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police believed he might not survive but they have backtracked. they questioned a man and woman but have not indicated whether they were taken into custody. stone and two friends are credited with thwarting an attack on a paris train. have a great morning.
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this morning on today's take, golden globe winner jenna el elseman on finding comfort in her new role. entertainment moments of the past 25 years. we'll catch up with hugh jackman and the cast of "pan." all that coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie! geist and tamron hall, live from rockefeller plaza. >> welcome on this thursday morning, october 8th, 2015. beautiful day in new york city. i'm willie with al, dylan and tamron.
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i love this man right now. >> this is leon bridges. i love it especially because this is the remix with d.j. mick. he was the d.j. for willie's party. >> oh, my gosh. >> remix leon bridges. phenomenal cd coming home. this kid has the voice of sam cook, style of otis reading. he brings the old school next level. he's going to be in town, in new york, october 20th. >> you told me about him six months ago. down load the album. play it start to finish. old school, motown sound. he's incredible. >> the kids can listen to it, as well. it's got a flow. d.j. mick remixed it, and it is awesome. congrats. >> i'm glad i didn't pick the song. i don't think i could have provided that much information. >> people are telling me what to say in my ear.
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>> just like everything else we say. our top story has to do with this magazine. popular magazine. "people" tackling the issue of gun violence this week. it pays tribute to the victims of last week's roseburg, oregon, shooting, then calls on readers to do something about gun violence in america. the mall sooen pgazine publishe contact information for the members of the house and senate, urging readers to contact them. the editor said it was heartbreaking and infuriating, to think how many times over the years the magazine had to cover mass shootings. he noted president obama's speech following roseburg. >> somehow, this has become routine. the reporting is routine. my response here at this podium ends up being routine. the conversation in the aftermath of it, we've become
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numb to this. >> this is "people"'s way of grabbing attention. they say it's not a call to one side or the other on the issue, but they want people to talk about it in a civil way. >> the host of "hardball," before that, had a long history in the political world before he got on television. he said in all his years working with lawmakers, writing a letter still getting attention. he says that people believe obviously mass protest, great, but to know your member of congress and write them a personal letter, he, chris matthews, said you'd be stunned how the letters get read. whether it's someone on the staff who passes it on. whatever the topic -- >> the hardest part that stops people from doing that is the extra effort it takes to find the information, the contact information. if it's right there, readings can read it. you know what? i'm going to do it. >> it's a great public service for whatever issue, because a lot of people don't even know
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who their representative is. i think it's -- no matter where you fall on the issue, it's great for people to are the information. >> no matter where you fall on it, now you have the information. >> "people," if they're going to write the senator, be specific about what should be done, and it's a nice concept of what would you do. another hot topic. this shocked -- he's a radio host, but he's an edgy radio host in atlanta. he's been suspended for tweets aimed at eespn congressmen ka kate -- commentator jessica mendoza, the first female to call a baseball game. he tweeted a sexist comment from the comedy "anchorman." >> you're watching channel 4 news with ron burgundy and [ bleep ] mcgee. >> this guy tweeted out, yes, tell us, t mcgee, when you're up
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there hitting a softball, you see a lot of 95 mile an hour cutters. he said, you guys are telling me there isn't a more qualified baseball player espn can use than a softball player? give me a break. for the record, mendoza is a gold medalist and one of the best softball players in the game. mike has apologized. he said, i want to take this opportunity to say to jessica that what i said was dumb and hurtful and apologize for putting that garbage on twitter. there's no place for that on our show. this has been an eye-opening experience. this is always chicken and egg. the apology came after he was slayed on twitter and other places. you say, were you sobered up in your thoughts, because people came after you, or is it sincere? i'm not questioning it. i'm just putting it out there. >> i have to say, this feels like a comment you would have heard 10, 20 years ago, from someone speaking about a woman who is one of the best softball players of all time. four time all-american at stanford. she knows baseball and softball.
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worked up at espn and deserves to be there. sometimes radio hosts try to walk the line. they say things to grab attention, but in this case anyway, he may have stepped over. >> got caught up in the moment. realized, whether because people pointed it out or not, the overused term, a teachable moment, learn and had apologized. >> she did a great job. >> i don't know if it's a teachable moment, and i don't know if he kind of stepped into it. i think it probably is behavior in a certain world that's often accepted. he probably thought people would write back, lol, and i don't know. i mean, i don't know him personally, and i refrain from judging someone's heart, but i do think that a lot of that goes on, and not just in sports. guys, lol back at each other. >> people who do what he does now will maybe think twice.
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>> you think so? >> i wonder why people don't think twice. >> twitter is the problem. it's there. i've been guilty of it. in the moment, you're caught up in it. then afterwards, it's like, oh. >> i'm happy people say what they feel. then i see how you are. we all have things we regret. i've had tweets. celebrities now hire people to look at their tweets before they send them out. >> tweet editor. >> a lot of celebs, ashton kutcher, lena dunham, got off twitter for comments they regretted. there's a new job. you can be the twitter editor for a celebrity. they have to google. let's get back to it tomorrow. now tweet it. >> you're in a basement. yeah, no, you have to say that. no, no, don't say that. >> back to the 1920s. >> exactly. >> cigar, yeah, okay.
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>> bing. >> how much money would you make? >> i can't talk to you on tnow. i have bieber on the line. >> here's a guy who doesn't need a tweditor. >> genius. >> mr. lebron james. preseason kicking off for the cavaliers last night. lebron james having fun with young fans. he's waiting for the game to start. snaps a selfie. >> oh, my gosh! >> he's not done. invites one of the kids to sit next to him. teammate j.r. smith on the cavs bench. >> look at her. >> oh, my gosh. >> she is about to explode. >> okay. that all happens mid layup. >> wow. >> amazing. yes, lebron. >> that kid is gold. >> get lebron on the phone right now. i want to help him tweet. >> that's the power of someone like that. you can take two seconds, and
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those kids will never forget that as long as they live. >> made the kids' lives. >> he's so good. >> you've interviewed him before, too. >> yeah, he was doing an event at cedar point, the amusement park, and invited all these kids from akron public schools, paid for them to be there, let them have the run of the park and donated money to the school system. he's doing great things in ohio. >> fantastic. another thing people want to not forget is seeing you get dunked. i'm going to get dunked, too, but anyway, remember this last year? tamron, this is you. this is the pink or swim. >> that's right. >> campaign. can you tell me more about what pink is swim is? what is this that you're trying to get people to do? >> we're raising money. we hope to raise money for breast cancer research. we've teamed up with avon again for the second straight year. here's what happened, dylan. thanks for watching our show last year. >> rolling in here. i read these cards. >> no reading of the notes, the hoda and kathie.
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>> we might do something really special. if you donate, we could put your picture in here. if you donate, we will have you, you may get the chance to come to the "today" show and be the one to dunk us. >> there you go. there's incentive. >> that's major. how do we pick the person? >> we haven't figured that out yet. go to today.com. >> keep the donations coming in. we have to hit a mark. >> it's a day we all wear swim suits. willie said he was considering the borat one. >> the one made out of wool. >> willie will be in an good morning. i'm kerari hall. it's in the mid-60s with all that sunshine. here is a look at the highs. up to 80 in the east bay and peninsula.making it up
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to 90. san francisco in the lower 70s. 84 in the north bay and south bay a little warmer than yesterday with a high of 82 degrees. more of this warm weather as we head into the next several days with highs in the 90s in the tri-valley. >> matt wore a bay watch bikini. >> we're on tv. >> thank you. >> donate, go to today.com. up next, she won a golden globe. jenna elfman getting a taste of small town life in her new i love you. love you too. ♪ one minute. ♪ hi. hi dad. we need to do this, yes. ♪
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d -- comedy, "big stone gap," playing the town bomb shell. good to see you. >> you, too. >> another free spirit. we read that you got the job, i think, like two days -- >> i did. 40 hou 48 hours notice. >> figure out the hair, southern accent. 1978 hair and makeup. go! it was awesome. i brought my kids with me, and i learned the accent. it was, you know, flying into this town of 5,000 people, which was amazing. it's these very down to earth, kind, generous folk. i'm born and raised in los angeles, where kind and generous and down to earth isn't really the thing you'd say about hollywood. they were so welcoming and lovely. to play, you know what was interesting, that i wasn't expecting? playing a movie about friendship and love in a small town in
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>> you're always fun. please come back. >> thank you for having me. >> can you read in your accent? >> thank yourself. "big stone gap" opens tomorrow. up next, the first of reality tv to the death of michael jackson, a look at the most defining pop cultures of the last 25 years, after this. >> boom! at safelite, we know how busy life can be. these kids were headed to their first dance recital... ...when their windshield got cracked... ...but they couldn't miss the show. so dad went to the new safelite-dot-com. and in just a few clicks, he scheduled a replacement... ...before the girls even took the stage. safelite-dot-com is the fast, easy way to schedule service anywhere in america! so you don't have to miss a thing. y'all did wonderful! that's another safelite advantage. (girls sing) safelite repair, safelite replace. clorclorox toilet wand comes canpre-loaded with cleaner,et.
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oh, she looks upset. should i say something? or should i just keep looking at my phone? gracias. kleenex. someone needs one. time for a little throwback thursday. we apologize in advance for making you feel a little old this morning. >> can you believe it's been 17 years since we first met carrie bradshaw? our friends at entertainment weekly compiled the top moments in entertainment over the past 25 years. here to share some of them the deputy editor. good morning. >> good to see you. >> we'll going to go from oldest to most recent. let's begin in 1997, ellen degeneres with a cultural moment. >> that's right. in 1997, ellen degeneres came
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out on her show, "ellen." it was a watershed moment. to have this major leading character of a prime time sitcom, say on the show, yes, i'm glay, it paved the way for showed like "will and grace," and the l word afterwards. it made it more mainstream in that moment. >> she's gone on to do okay since then. >> yes. >> if my tv is correct. >> a year later, 1998, "sex in the city." >> i was in an episode of "sex in the city." >> you were? >> anyway -- >> throw that in there. so this kind of opened the door to sort of a whole new style, new generation, for women. >> absolutely. "sex in the city" introduced new image of the modern woman for the new millennium. someone who is independent, pursuing her career, relationships, dating in a different way than we'd seen before on tv. introduce ed magnolia cupcake t
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the entire nation. >> 2000, this was huge, "survivor" coming out as this massive reality show. >> there was reality before "survivor," but the concept of putting ordinary people on an island, having them compete for a major prize, is just proven to be a gold mine. 52 million people tuned into the first season. you can credit reques"survivor" the blast of reality tv after that. >> in 2004, this one is different. goes back to a super bowl. super bowl xxxviii, this is when we had the coin termed. >> justin timer lake and janet jackson, everyone remembers the moment, when justin exposed someone we maybe weren't supposed to see. there was a huge explosion about indecency on tv after that.
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actually, even more than that, it really kind of ushered in the idea of event tv. were you watching it? had you seen it live? if you hadn't, did it find it on the internet afterwards? everybody needed to have seen the moment or you're out of the conversation. >> that was before twitter. can you imagine if that happened during twitter? let's go to 2009. the death of michael jackson. >> i mean, michael jackson created the music that everyone around the world loved. we followed him from the time he was a child star. we saw his incredible rise in fame, and we saw, you know, the downfall toward the end. when he died, and it was so unexpected and tragic, it was a moment when the world stopped. it was the first major death to play out on social media. a lot of people learned about it on twitter and facebook. they expressed their emotions about it. i think something like a billion people tuned into his public memorial service broadcast around the world. i feel that summer, you couldn't go anywhere without hearing michael jackson's music play. >> my young children know all
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his songs. it moves to another generation. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> always good to see you. for more of entertainment for more of entertainment weekly's top when you take a sip of our ocean spray cranberry juice, it's a little like... [ dog barks ] and it's also like... [ laughs ] [ engine revs ] but don't take our word for it. try all of our tasty, good-for-you ocean spray cranberry juices and juice drinks. it's amazing what a little cran can do.
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story this morning... ==topvo== sacramento good thursday morning at 9:26, i'm sam brock. a developing story. sacramento authorities say a local hero on that paris bound train is hospitalized with stab wounds after a late night altercation. sacramento police say spencer stone was involved in a street fight in midtown sacramento near several popular night clubs initially police believed he might not survive, but they have since backtracked on that statement. no word yet on any arrests. stone and two childhood friends are credited with thwarting that attack this summer in paris. and a close call last night for a driver whose car got stuck on the tracks as a cal train
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approached. she and a man helped try to move the car off of it, but the train hit the car as they jumped out of the way. a very close call. nobody was injured. san jose is also moving forward with a controversial plan allowing land owners to evict people if they are arrested for certain kinds of crimes, on gang violence, prostitution, drugs and a few others. that is if they first sign an agreement acknowledging that eviction is possible, they think the tenant. public hearings will be held before this all goes to a full council vote. coming up, we'll have a look at your weather and traffic. weather toss to traffic
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traffic ck traffic maps good morning. i'm kari hall. it will be a little warmer today. up to 89 in gilroy. redwood city, 78. in the north bay, it's mostly in the 80s. and we have some 70s in parts of the east bay, 78.
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up to 89 in brents wood and livermore today up to 90. let's check in with mike for that commute. it's thursday, but we've seen a very big volume of traffic continuing to slow the drive through fremont. 280, another stalled vehicle right now at the 880 enter change holding things up. easier drive across the bridge, but the pa thens la south 101 especially slow. hire the walnut creek interchange has been a problem. same thing for danville both directions of 680. metering lights are on, but still slow through berkeley. thank you very much, mike. it that will do it for us. we'll be back in 25 minutes.
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taking a look at the headlines. the ceo of volkswagen's american business is in the hot seat on capitol hill today. michael horn faces tough questions from a house subcommittee on the volkswagen emissions scandal. the controversy deals with 11 million vehicles equipped with software used to cheat on u.s. emissions tests. the hearing will explore on what the deception means for consumers. officials in new jersey are recommending hepatitis and hiv tests for dozens of patients after a nurse reused ed syringe over and over while giving them flu shot shots. the nurse was to administer flu shots to employees of a pharmaceutical company. the nurse used a new needle for
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each shot, but both the needle and the syringe should have been used only once. officials think the risk of infection is low, but patients, as you can understand, are anxious as they wait for the test results. norwegian air is hoping to sell one-way tickets to the u.s. from europe for $69 as early as two years from now. the ceo hopes to sell tickets that cheaply by using u.s. airports with low fees and little or no international service, such as new york's westchester airport or bradley international in connecticut. norwegian is europe's third biggest budget airline. >> pepsi with a new promotion. pepsi will sell a limited bottle on october 21st of this year. that's the date that michael j. fox's character traveled in "back to the future 2." he ordered, of course, a pepsi. pepsi plans to made 6500 bottles
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sold online for $20.15. you have to tweet us if you get a bottle. now, let's check with al, who has the weather. >> one of my all-time favorite movies "back to the future." your weekend outlook, tomorrow, we have wet weather from the northeast, mid-atlantic states to the south. also wet weather in the pacific northwest, in between. things looking good. sunshine on the southeast. unfortunately, we have rain moving in saturday into southeastern atlantic coast, where they do not need any more rain. sunny and cooler in the northeast through the great lakes. rain and wind in the pacific northwest. sunshine in the southwest, which will continue into sunday, sunday. more rain in the pacific northwest. the sunshine continues across the northern tier of states to the central u.s. things dry out in the southeast, and we'll have showers and thunderstorms in the southern florida peninsula. that's what's going on around ranging in theme from "a killer asteroid" to "settling mars" to "life on saturn's frozen moon". you'l good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're in the mid-60s across the bay area. a lot sunshine and temperatures will be heating up today. it will be a little warmer than yesterday especially in the
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north bay, we're up to 84 degrees. in the east bay, 80. and in the tri-valley, 90. san francisco, comfortable, 72. and in the south bay, expect a high of 82. 80 in the peninsula. and more '90s the next few days. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, sir. over the years there have been many adaptations of "peter pan." now the latest adventure "pan" is being called an origin story. i got a chance to sit down with some the cast members, including hugh jackman and runa mari. >> sometimes to truly understand how things end we must know how
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they begin. >> reporter: >> welcome to neverland! >> my entrance came out of an improve we were doing during pirate boot camp. >> tell me about pirate boot camp. >> during rehearsal, there was a week the pirates were all together and turns out men love playing pirates. >> i tried to find the most strangest, wonderful aspects of our planet and then i put them together in unusual combinations and that was neverland. >> if i'm going to trust you, i need to know your name. >> it's hook. my name is james hook. >> i thought it was a wonderful place to go.
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wrooef se we've seen so many versions of peter pan and captain hook being malicious but you've never seen them being allies. >> if you don't believe, neither will they. >> tiger lilly. for me that was a very interesting view of her. the way she was depicted in the script, it was different than the way we've seen girls being in these categories. exciting to see a female character in a movie this way who is so strong and powerful. >> i'm afraid of heights. >> he beat out thousands of kids for this role of a lifetime. >> i just did an audition and i got a callback and i got flown to l.a. it was my first time in the u.s. it was cool, very cool. >> of course the theme is the boy who never wanted to grow up. they wanted me to ask a couple of lightning round questions. best part of being the age you
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are now? >> being able to do all these incredible things and being able to play peter pan. >> best thing about the age you are now. >> watching my kids grow up. >> now you've jilted the other side of the room. >> favorite childhood snack. >> toast. i don't know if you understand. baked beans on toast. >> that's your childhood snack? >> favorite game growing up. >> hide and go seek. >> capture the flag was a good one. >> british bulldog. >> what's british bulldog? >> here we go. imagine baked beans on -- no. you have to get from one side to the other without being tackled. we call it british bulldog. >> while they might not have played british bulldog in "pan,"
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in neverland, everything is possible. >> in honor of our buddy, hugh jackman, i brought baked beans on toast. >> i love baked beans. the toastez makes it -- it's heavy. >> it does, but it's supposed to be probably white bread. we went a little healthy. if you want to kick it off with hot dogs, that's my favorite. don't forget to see "pan." diet on this during the football season. our team shows you how to burn our team shows you how to burn hundreds of honey, do you have the camera? yes, i do. (punctured balloon) (gasp) ooh... hi, can i help you? ugh, i need an eyeball. we should find something here. ooh! that will work! happy to help. -thank you. ♪
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jenna wolfe and joy bauer are here to help. good morning. >> how are you doing? >> so the goal here is to pop these balloons by the end of the year. we are kind of doing really well. >> we're getting close. you guys feel good? >> absolutely. >> everybody is happy. you weighed in today. have you been walking, monitoring your sleeping, walking, ready to go? >> yeah. >> let's see how you did. kevin, you lost one pound this week, but it was a total of nine. you are popped. that was not as dramatic as it was supposed to be. rachelle, you only lost one this week, but remember, this is 16 weeks. we're going to pace ourselves. you lost a total of eight pounds. smallest of all time. six, seven, eight. mary jean, you lost three pounds this week for a total of 14 pounds. >> wow. >> let's all wish us luck. >> it'll take a while. >> let's get ourselves into
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position. >> it's football season. the pats fans are well represented here. there's a lot you can do while watching on commercials. >> i've been crying ingtrying you for weeks. we're going to do an exercise i love to do at commercials and halftime. let's get the three of you in position. what are these made of? okay. what i love to do is bear crawls, which works our upper and lower body. all you need is the space of your living room, followed by squats. we'll get our heart rate up and burn calories. get ourselves down into a bear crawl. ten times across your living room. ken, don't be the last to get there. >> these are no joke. >> no joke. grab your football. now we're going to face forward. give me five tap jump squats. we're working our butt, our core, upper body. great ply ometric move. if you can do three to five of
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these during a commercial break, or 20 of them during halftime, you can burn about 100 calories without thinking about it. >> you're saying during commercials, but it's also a lot about the snacking you're doing while you're actually watching the game. >> absolutely. let's come over here. >> here's some food. >> you earned the sit down after the bear crawls. enjoy it with us. we're looking at some of your favorite snacks and looking how to make them healthier. >> welcome to my bauer bistro. mary loves buffalo wings. there's so much skin, and then it's fried. >> what do we do? >> it's 960 calories, the original. my after, only 130 calories. mary jean, there you go. >> thank you. >> ken is crazy about spinach a artichoke dip. the original recipe is 300 per quarter cup. not mine.
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this version, i pull back on the cheese, use low fat mayo, 50 calories for a quarter cup. >> great waiter, alex. >> rochelle loves the layered bean dip. it's made with the beef, cheese and sour cream. 300 calories. my version is only 130. the layers are gorgeous, easy to whip together. if you want to do it in a single portion like this for each person, automatic portion control. >> by the way, thank you all. today.com for all the recipes. on the workout, there was a sell on new england patriots jerseys. i understand why they go on sale. up next, how to prevent a house fire and keep your family safe. can i have some food?
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i want my foyer to smell more like a foyer. i want his bedroom to smell like he's away at boarding school. surround yourself with up to 6 hours of luxurious, long-lasting scents... ...introducing new unstopables air refresher. it's national fire prevention week, and the statistics are startling. on average, seven people are killed every day in home fires. 33 people are injured. fire departments respond to calls for more than 1,000 homes daily. these fires can happen in the blink of an eye. here's some advice for staying safe. >> reporter: every 90 seconds, another fire starts at home. just last month in lexington, kk,k kk -- kentucky, a family of five was caught in this fire. they escaped but, often, the results are devastating. five children died in this fire south of houston.
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the fire tried and failed to rescue his kids. in wisconsin, two kids died in this fire caused by bad wiring. examine + like these are eye opening for new mother, kate gonzalez. >> all of the worst-case scenario situations flash through your mind. >> she went to the american red cross, offering free in-home visits to prevent deaths and yurs. >> you always wonder if it could be you next. i'm sure people who have house fires never dreamt it would be them. when i look around my home, i wonder, what are the hazards? is it possible that it could be our home next? >> reporter: volunteer firefighter and red cross officer steven met to gonzalez. we asked him to hour her home and point out the top risks. nearly half of all house fires start in the kitchen, where cooking is the main culprit.
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>> people get distracted, the phone will ring, you leave the room and don't realize there's stuff on the stove that could turn into a fire. >> reporter: the take aways? keep an eye on what you fry. set a timer when you use the oven. keep a fire extinguisher for electrical fires cl s closeby. sleeping areas, smoke alarms are priority number one. >> it's important to have them in the hallway, outside of bedrooms is an excellent place to have a smoke alarm. >> reporter: gonzalez has one in the halfway, but they should be inside of every bedroom on feevy floor. when fires start, every second counts. >> within seconds, a smaller fire can be a larger fire, which can block your way of getting out. >> reporter: gonzalez is warned to keep 12 inches of space around candles. hers is too close to the bed. make sure the iron is always unplugged. as temperatures drop, space heaters come out.
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he spots one in the nursery. >> is this a humidifier or heater? >> space heater. >> reporter: heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires. the red cross recommendation, keep anything three feet from the heat. with the warning signs flagged, it's time to make an evacuation plan. think two and two. with as little as two minutes to escape, two exits should be identified from every room. >> the escape plan, combined with properly working, properly positioned smoke alarms, are the key steps to preventing and maintaining your safety and giving you the best chance of survival. >> reporter: the advice is sobering for this new mom. by being proactive, her family might avoid becoming another tragic statistic. >> with a daughter who isn't able to walk yet, she's completely relying on us for her safety. it would be our worst nightmare to have something like that happen. we'd like to do anything we can to prevent it. >> now, just the time it took
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for that story to air, statistically, house fires would have been reported in two more homes. if you'd like fire safety tips, go to today.com.bac
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historic drought appears to be playing i good morning, everyone. 9:56. california's historic drought appears to be playing tricks on this year's halloween pumpkins. they will probably be smaller and maybe more expensive. farmers have said they have had to grow them out of state mostly
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this year in the pacific northwest. the weather has been a little bit wetter there. no chance of rain. let's check your weather, though. sunshine all across the bay area and it will be warmer with a high of 80 and 90 in the tri-valley. san francisco in the lower 70s. north bay look for a high of 84 and 82 in the south bay. our temperatures will stay very warm into the next couple of days. let's see how the roads are moving thousand with mike. we'll give folks a live look northbound 280, still sluggish around the 880 interchange and the same for the sensors because they are live sensors and we depend on them. a little bit of relief part up to 881. slow past the airport. slowing in both directions heading in to palo alto. crashes are keeping the drive stuff there. westbound san mateo bridge, lighter flow. nice heading toward the bay
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bridge. there is a fender around the berkeley curve. i don't see any lanes blocked, but i'll keep watching for you. >> we'll check back in a half an hour. ♪
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