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mike today. we are back at 7:25 with a live local news update. good morning. breaking overnight, a monster tornado in kansas a half mile wide, on the ground for an hour and a half. at least 25 homes damaged or destroyed. we'll be live at that scene. the waiting game. with his beleaguered agency under fire with long lines at airports, tsa chief admiral peter neffenger gets a grilling on capitol hill. >> this is unacceptable, and it's time for congress to act. >> can he get things moving again without compromising safety? admiral neffenger is here for an exclusive interview. global threat. president obama traveling in japan with his harshest criticism yet of donald trump
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saying he's rattled foreign leaders. >> the proposals he's made display either ignorance of world affairs or a cavalier attitude. back here, a trump rally in california leads to more clashes. and hillary clinton on the defensive once again over her e-mails after a state department report comes down hard. and doubling down. a year after matt pedaled more than 200 miles for red nose day, people across the country and right here on our plaza are getting in on the action this morning. we're hoping to hit 10,000 miles by the time this show is over. "today," thursday, may 26th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i hope your saddle is all ready, the red nose one. >> aches and pains. i just got over red nose day
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one. i was alone for that trip. look at all the people joining us this morning here on the plaza as cycling center, soul cycle centers all over the country. we'll have a good time. our whole 8:00 half hour, we'll be on the bikes. >> that's right. so stand by for panting. >> exactly right. in the meantime, president obama really did have strong words for donald trump. you just heard a small portion. he went on from there. we'll show you more of that coming up. first, let's get to our top story. severe weather and tornadoes ravaging parts of the midwest overnight. let's go to nbc's gabe gutierrez in abilene, kansas, very hard hit. good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. slow-moving storm barreling down on the small town of chapman, devastated by another tornado in 2008. thankfully, this tornado swirled to the south, barely missing the town. it left behind debris throughout this county.
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now, residents are describing terrifying moments. this morning, more communities are assessing the damage after a monster tornado. >> big, big tornado. big tornado. >> reporter: the national weather service calling this a potentially catastrophic twister, half a mile wide, chewing through dickinson county, kansas, barely missing the small town of chapman but leaving a trail of destruction. the tornado on the ground more than an hour, damaging at least 15 homes. >> that's a barn sitting in the road, folks. >> reporter: sheer power lifting entire structures. there have been 55 reported tornadoes spanning six states over the past 48 hours. near dodge city, kansas, tuesday, this twister tossed cars and obliterated home. >> it seems surreal. >> reporter: today families in bristow, oklahoma, are also picking up the pieces. beth roberts rushed into her cellar with only moments to spare. if you had waited a few more minutes -- >> we would have been sucked out that window.
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it was just like a loud, rumble, roaring, humming noise, something i've never heard in my entire life. >> reporter: the severe weather blamed for at least one death in oklahoma. leslie kemp barely survived with her 2-year-old. >> trees were falling around the house. i grabbed my son and we got in the inner part of the house and we rode out the tornado. >> reporter: today, the heartland bracing for the potential of severe weather again. remarkably, this tornado claimed no lives. the threat isn't over yet. the potential for tornadoes later today here in kansas and nebraska. guys, back to you. >> gabe, thank you. >> what are they facing? >> the problem is, yesterday we had really a slight risk. today we have an enhanced risk. there is the potential for much more severe weather today. and it's going to last into tonight. and that's when we really get concerned. overnight storms are the worst because you can't see them coming. from minneapolis all the way down to st. louis, strong storms
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firing up. for today, from sioux falls to del rio, a risk of severe weather. enhanced risk, great bend. 20 million people under risk. greatest threats from southern nebraska to kansas. tomorrow, oklahoma city to corpus christi, another severe storm risk. 17 million people at risk. we're talking not only damaging winds, isolated tornados. we're going to watch this fire up. watch what happens around 11:00 between san angelo and dallas. strong storms. that's what we're really worried about. it continues into friday. dallas and houston in the storm threat there, and all the way up to oklahoma city. rainfall is also going to be a problem from minneapolis, kansas city, all the way down into central texas. some areas could be picking up six to eight inches of rain. so, flash flooding will be a threat as well. >> keep an eye on that. >> you bet. >> thank you very much. now to the search for solutions to those long tsa lines at airports nationwide as
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the busy summer travel season is about to really get under way. the man who runs the agency, vice admiral peter neffenger, was on capitol hill answering questions. this morning he is with us for an exclusive live interview. first, tom costello is at reagan national airport with the very latest. tom, good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah. good morning. american airlines will tell congress today that 70,000 of its customers have missed their flights so far this year. that's just american. 40,000 bags have not made their connections. tsa says it's making big progress, but it's still 4,000 to 5,000 officers short. facing fed-up members of congress, tsa chief peter neffenger on the hot seat wednesday. >> i think you're a good man, competent man who has been given an impossible task. >> i think most of the american people view it as an historic critical failure. >> reporter: wait times have stretched to two hours, three in chicago last week. >> chicago was a preventable
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incident in my opinion. >> reporter: anger that a now demoted assistant administrator was paid $90,000 and merit bonuses even as screeners were failing undercover audits. >> i can't justify the level of bonuses provided in the past. i can tell you i stopped that. >> reporter: anger that tsa officers are leaving airports to help the secret service screen audience at political events. >> where is the priority of supporting these events that have nothing to do with the core mission? >> i would like to be fully focused on my core mission. >> reporter: tsa staffing problems are serious, 2,500 fewer screeners than in 2011, even though passenger volume has surged by more than 100 million. they are hiring more officers, converting part-timers to full-time and adding more dog teams and relying on airline staffers to move lines along. those long lines may only get worse over the summer. and there are many reasons for this. among them, tsa failed to staff up appropriately when they have
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record volumes of people coming. they expected more people to sign up for tsa precheck than actually signed up. they had a big problem with part-timers quitting because they're frustrated with the job, monotony and also not getting full-time work. >> thank you, tom. vice admiral peter neffenger is the chief of tsa. good morning. >> good morning. >> tom set it up well. these lines didn't develop overnight. somebody had to see this coming with low fares attracting more travelers, with people taking things through screening sites that they weren't taking through in years past and with staffing problems. did you do enough to avoid the problems when you first saw them coming? >> when i came in last summer we were on the heels of -- we were in a real crisis, generated by the inspector general. so we had to get better on our mission and really focused on that. in doing that, i knew it was going to cause the lines to back
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up. why is that? because we had to slow down a bit. we weren't paying close enough attention. and i shifted a lot of people back into the standard lines following an unsafe practice of moving people in. >> i think that's the other big part of this. people might not mind waiting in a line if they didn't also read that when federal inspectors went in there, those screening tests failed 95% of the time. just kind of adds insult to injury, doesn't it? >> as i said, we had to get better at our mission. it's a critically important mission, and we're in a pretty high threat environment. you have to make sure you're able to do the thing you're hired to do, which is protect the aviation system. >> it's life and death. one thing, admiral neffenger, that worried me, there were reports within your agency that when employees of yours talk about security breaches or report security breaches that in some ways they're punished for it. they're reassigned or
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transferred. that can't happen if you're asking the general public if you see something, say something. >> uh-huh. >> you can't have tsa employees afraid to see something and say something. >> i agree completely. one of the things i've been trying to do over the past year that i've been here is a fundamental transformation of the way we think internally, the way we treat our people and the way we encourage people to come forward. it's unacceptable to take action against people who are just trying to bring forward good ideas. >> will you guarantee that will not happen in the future? >> it will not happen. i've made a lot of changes to our personnel policies and practices and spent a lot of time reaching out to people to understand what's going on. >> a lot of people go to the airport. they see your agency -- i mean it's a federal agency that everybody sees. and a lot of times they wonder, would it just be easier if a private company came in here and did this work? what's your argument to that? >> let me start by saying the security of this nation is a national responsibility, federal responsibility. no matter how you do it, you need federal oversight of the system to ensure consistency and
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high standards. we currently have a system that allows an airport to request a private contractor. it's important to remember that contractor is still contracted to the tsa, to the federal government. and that goes back to that need to have federal oversight. >> you need to be able to pay people more, don't you? the average tsa worker makes about $30,000 a year. that's about the same as a manager at mcdonald's. nothing against the people at mcdonald's, but shouldn't a guy or a woman responsible for keeping a bomb, a gun or knife off a plane be paid more? and does congress need to loosen up the purse strings so you can pay these people more? >> well, first, thank you for recognizing the front line of some of the most dedicated people i've seen. they deserve our thanks every time we see them. >> and they deserve more money? >> i would like to see pay and benefits reform across the system. >> are the airlines doing enough? dhs secretary asked the airlines to wave those baggage fees, if people check more bags, lines will go faster and essentially they said no, thanks. do they need to step up?
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>> i've been working closely with all the major u.s. airlines and they've done a tremendous amount to help us in recent weeks, hiring contract staff to carry out nonsecurity related duties, running the bins back and forth and helping people remember to take the right things off as they move through the line. >> if they dropped those fees, would lines get shorter? >> what i'm focused on is getting people moving efficiently through. if they could help us enforce the one plus one rule, that's very important. if you can reduce checkpoints -- >> with all due respect, if they dropped those first checked bagged fees, would the lines get shorter? >> i don't know that there's a direct correlation between that. there is a direct correlation between people carrying prohibited items through the checkpoint and long lines at the checkpoint. >> the flying public is watching. should they expect long lines to continue? this summer, should they come two to three hours early?
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>> we're going to see record travel volume again. we're on track to screen more people this year than we did in 2013. that said, we put a lot of measures in place and really focusing on -- most airports are really good. it's the top 20 airports where you're seeing the biggest challenge. we're putting a lot of resource in those airports, and i hope you'll see -- you'll see long lines but move efficiently through the system. >> you're good to join us this morning. >> thank you. >> a lot of people counting on you and your employees. >> thank you. president obama is weighing in on the presidential race in a big way, speaking at a summit in japan. the president is hammering donald trump and his policies and weighing in on the democratic side of things as well. here at home, a trump rally has led to clashes between protesters and police for a second straight day. our decision 2016 team is on the story again. let's start with nbc's hallie jackson. hallie, good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah. good morning. as people line up for donald trump's rally here in montana, the candidate is going after
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democrats, but president obama is clearly eager to take on trump himself on offense overseas. president obama in japan this morning, unleashing his harshest criticism yet against donald trump and how he's viewed by world leaders. >> they are not sure how seriously to take some of his pronouncements, but they're rattled by him, and for good reason. >> reporter: calling out the republican front-runner for his knowledge of international affairs. >> proposals that he's made display either ignorance of world affairs or a cavalier attitude or an interest in getting tweets and headlines rather than thinking through what it is that is required to keep america safe and secure and
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prosperous and the world on an even keel. >> reporter: comments just hours after new clashes between protesters and trump supporters, this time in anaheim. intense police presence outside his rallies. inside, trump takes aim at a different target. >> i was being hit by pocahontas. elizabeth warren, i call her goofy. >> reporter: trump blasting massachusetts senator elizabeth warren who is delivering some of the democrats' most biting attacks against him. >> a small, insecure, money grubber. >> reporter: she has a big mouth and that's about it. but they used her because hillary is trying to be very presidential. >> reporter: and on hillary clinton, trump, pressed by jimmy kimmel overnight. >> in 2008 i want to get this right. you said you thought hillary would make an excellent president, and as recently as 2012, you said you thought she was terrific. what did she do? what happened? >> let me just explain to you. >> yeah. >> i will tell you. when i'm a businessman, i speak well of everybody. if people ask me about politicians, i speak well. when people ask me about
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hillary, she's wonderful. everybody is wonderful. >> so you were full of [ bleep ] when you said that? >> a little bit. >> the weekend and rapper belly canceling on kimmel because they didn't want to share the stage with trump. but we may have a hint of what's to come. trump revealing his next potential attack against clinton, but only by accident. a campaign adviser asking the republican national committee for research on the clinton's whitewater real estate scandal, quote, for immediate use. the problem? a trump spokeswoman also unintentionally sent it to a reporter for politico. and now a new staff shakeup for the campaign. a top adviser working to put boots on the ground in battleground states unexpectedly let go. all of it as trump now says he would be willing to debate bernie sanders for charity. sanders' response? game on. tweeting overnight, he looks forward to debating trump in california before the june 7th
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primary, guys. by the way, #bernie/trump debate trending online overnight. >> hallie jackson, thank you. now to hillary clinton, an e-mail scandal that just won't go away. a blistering new review of her use of a private server. nbc's andrea mitchell has that part of the story. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the state department report undercuts key arguments that hillary clinton has been making for more than a year, just as clinton is trying to persuade voters she is not untrustworthy. hillary clinton, grappling with the growing political fallout over her e-mails from her rival, donald trump. >> crooked hillary. inspector general's report, not good. >> reporter: to bernie sanders, who once defended clinton over the e-mail controversy. >> the american people are sick and fired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> reporter: sanders' campaign now refusing to throw clinton a
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lifeline saying "the ig report speaks for itself." the scathing report taking aim at clinton for only using a private home e-mail server as secretary of state. the key findings, no evidence clinton requested or obtained permission to use a private server. and the report says clinton violated federal rules by not turning over all official e-mails before she left office, concluding sending e-mails from a personal account to other employees is not an appropriate method of preserving e-mails. despite clinton telling nbc news her system was fully above board. >> people knew i was using a personal e-mail. i did it for convenience. i sent e-mails that i thought were work related to people's dotgov accounts. >> reporter: her clintons were not all saved for the record. a report also reveals a new e-mail exchange between clinton n her top aide huma abedin over whether clinton should get an official state department address or provide her private address to the department.
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abedin, we should talk about putting you on state e-mail or releasing your e-mail address to the department so you are not going to spam. clinton's response? let's get separate address or device but i don't want any risk of the personal being accessible. the report also called the private server security into question. noting it was shut down twice on one day in 2011 after the clinton's computer security adviser feared it had been hacked. though he said they did not get in, later warning abedin not to e-mail clinton anything sensitive. house speaker paul ryan arguing the report underscores what we already know about hillary clinton. she simply can't be trusted. clinton responded telling univision, i have turned over all my e-mails. no one else can say that. i have been incredibly open about doing that. i will continue to be open, and it's not an issue that will affect either the campaign or my presidency. clinton was the only former secretary of state refusing to
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be interviewed by the investigators saying she thought it first more important to be interviewed by the justice department also investigating this, and that has not. scheduled. matt? >> andrea, thank you very much. let's turn back to al and get the rest of your forecast. >> good news is that we're looking at pretty nice weather across both sides of the country. midsection, that's where we're watching that enhanced risk. that will be a real concern going into this afternoon and overnight. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. temperatures now in the lower 50s for the south bay peninsula. upper 50s for the east bay. some clouds here and there other spots we have all sunshine. expect sun across the board today. high of 66 in the city. 72 in the east bay. 73 in the peninsula. south bay upper 70s. we'll have upper 70s in the north bay and our temperatures continue to warm into the next several days with a very hot holiday weekend. >> that's your latest weather. matt? and from one mansion to another, a look at the first family's reported post white house digs in washington. first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ hey!
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==topvo== are canceled today -gh school to you. 7:26. classes at novato high school are canceled today after a deadly shooting off campus yesterday that involved at least one student. authorities are looking for three people in connection with the shooting at the end of fairway drive near the marin country club. deputies found one man shot and stabbed. that person is expected to survive. the second victim was later found shot to death. authorities have not indicated how the student or students are tied to the case. the school says grief counselors will be on hand when students return to class next tuesday. a warming trend on the way. >> today will be that last day of comfortable weather across the bay area. we start out with clouds in spots, it will be a touch warmer
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this afternoon. here is a look at lunchtime temperatures. 68 in the peninsula. 66 during your drive home upper 70s in spots like the south bay, north bay as well as tri-valley, peninsula and east bay in the lower 70s. san francisco sees a high today of 66. the next few days, we will be feeling much warmer air. upper 80s for parts of those inland areas. we'll keep you up-to-date on that. >> i want to start you off with that shot of san jose. it is slow going here. we have an accident 101 northbound before the 280 interchange. it's off in the distance. it is very slow. over to the maps, want to show you another area. you can see 280 starting to see slowing there. 85 near saratoga. up through the peninsula and east bay. san mateo bridge is slow there. stop and go getting over the peninsula. san rafael to the north bay, low clouds there. >> thank you.
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7:30 now on a thursday morning, 26th day of may, 2016. this morning, it's all about those red noses. it's red nose day. and pedaling for a purpose out in the plaza. and at soul cycle centers across the country. we'll join them, riding for our entire 8:00 hour as we try to reach 10,000 miles. it's all for a good cause. >> maybe the noses won't be the only thing that's red after we ride for an hour. we'll see. also, dierks bentley will be here tomorrow for our concert to start the holiday weekend off right. a twister in kansas was on the ground for more than an hour
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and damaged or destroyed at least two dozen homes. so far no injuries have been reported. police in new york are investigating a late-night shooting at a concert venue where rapper t.i. was set to perform. one person was killed, three others wounded. video from inside that venue shows the chaotic scene that followed as concert goers ran for cover. no arrests have been made in that case. check out this spectacular site, italy's mt. etna erupting once again. it was short, but the volcano erupts several times a year but the last major eruption was 1992. unusual development tied to last month's murder of a popular fitness instructor at a church in north texas. the woman's friends and family saying they were recently sent friend requests from her facebook account. here is nbc's kerry sanders.
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>> reporter: when texas fitness instructor missy bevers was murdered in april, detectives from the midlothian police department began comparing this security camera video to photos and videos on missy's facebook page. they hoped to match the murderer's unusual duck-like walk to someone who missy was friends with on facebook. but now an unexpected facebook twist in the case. lead investigators tell nbc news, someone created another facebook page in missy bevers' name, a fake. and then systematically started making friend requests, targeting missy's students, from the camp gladiator workout classes she led. missy's step mother-in-law, vickie bevers also got a bogus request. when those who received the friend requests clicked on them, the page disappeared. but detectives confirm to nbc news at least one person got a screen grab before it vanished. was it the murderer, playing an
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ugly game of catch me if you can? or could it have been a sick joke? a scammer, or some type of social media glitch? >> this investigation involves both cutting-edge technology and old-fashioned gum shoe detective work. >> reporter: telling nbc news they have little to go on, no i.p. address. best we can tell so far, he says, the profile is gone, which means a dead end for us. which brings the investigation back to that video of the suspect. a police analysis has determined the murderer is between 5'2" and 5'7", but it is still unclear if it's a woman or a man. >> in a strange way, i'm thankful for the attention that this is receiving. >> reporter: missy's husband spoke to fox 4, kdfw, in dallas this week, begging the murderer to step forward. >> i truly want to just reach out to this individual myself. as odd as it may sound, i can
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truly forgive you for what you've done but only if you come forward, turn yourself in. >> reporter: 38 days into this case, police have a fuzzy shot of an altima in a parking lot at a nearby gun store the morning of missy's murder. that video and now a fake facebook page that's vanished and still unknown, why missy bevers was targeted for murder. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news. now we turn to the legal drama surrounding the highly celebrated u.s. women's soccer team. defending world champs are set to make a run for the gold again at the rio olympics. there's a possibility that the players could go on strike over pay and other issues. natalie has been following this for us. hey, natalie. >> that's right. not great timing but the team and federation that governs them will face off in a federal court in chicago. the two sides are at odds over a collective bargaining agreement which prevents the team from going on strike. players association said they can strike if they choose to.
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they say the agreement is no longer valid. now the legal fight could have big consequences, both on and off the field. in chicago this morning, high stakes for the u.s. women's soccer team. a federal judge will hear arguments over a contract dispute between the u.s. soccer federation and the players union. the major issue? the team's collective bargaining agreement and whether or not the union can call for a strike before the summer olympics in rio. >> the olympics are at hand. the women are set to play. if they win this lawsuit, they may have the right -- they may not use it, but they may have the right to strike before we see them at the olympics. >> in a statement, the federation says they stand by their collective bargaining agreement, calling it valid and binding. telling nbc news they, quote, remain committed to negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement with the players association to take effect when the current one expires at the end of the year. today's hearing comes as the two
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sides clash over the issue of equal pay. >> this lawsuit and the women's demand for equal pay are really intertwined. if a court finds that the women are bound by a collective bargaining agreement, they may have little room to ask for more money. >> it's about equality. it's about equal rights. >> speaking here on "today," top players explained why they filed a separate lawsuit, accusing the federation of wage discrimination. >> we have sacrificed so much. every single day we sacrifice just as much as the men. we work just as much. we endure just as much physically and emotionally. >> the team's success is hard to argue. winning three world cup titles and three consecutive olympic gold medals. after winning the world cup, the women's complaint says they earned a $2 million bonus, but they say the men's team earned $9 million, and they lost in the round of 16. the fight over the collective bargaining agreement would give the women leverage in the fight for equal pay.
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but if they win that legal battle and decide to strike, they could miss out on the olympics. the players association declined to comment. as for today's hearing, the judge could set this issue aside for a later date, causing that legal battle to drag on for months. that would not be good timing for the olympics. a lot of people want to see this resolved. >> i'm sure the players do, too. >> thank you, natalie. let's get a check of the weather now from al. >> reporter: "today's" weather is brought to you by camping world. your one stop shop at your rv camping center. keeping an eye on the tropics, believe it or not, investigation area 91l, a chance this could become a tropical entity or subtropical in the next five days and it would be named bonnie. no matter what happens, it is going to impact the southeastern atlantic cost with showers and
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thunderstorms, rip currents and high surf from savannah into norfolk. we'll be watching that closely over the weekend. beautiful weather up and down the eastern seaboard. out west as well. temperature cooler, it will be cooler out west than it will be here in the east and the ohio river valley. strong risk -- enhanced risk of storms stretching from the plains all the way to texas is what we're most concerned about today. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the wood we have a mix of sun and clouds across the bay area temperatures in the 50s heading into the 60s and 70s later today. even though there will be a few spots hitting the low 80s, much of the bay area seeing 79 in the north bay and low 70s for the east bay as well as peninsula. tri-valley 78. also 78 in the south bay. get ready for warmer temperatures by the weekend.
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our time is coming, matt. we're back, 7:43. red nose day two coming up in a few moments. the mansion that the first family reportedly will call home soon. >> nbc national correspondent peter alexander is at the obamas current address, 1600 pennsylvania avenue. peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt, savannah, good morning. think of this segment as cribs. at least until their daughter, sasha, graduates high school, they'll stay in washington, d.c. a first look inside their reported new pad. how do you follow up eight years rent free at the most famous address? try this nine bedroom, 8 1/2 bath mansion. not your usual episode of "house hunters," boasting a marble entryway and sprawling kitchen.
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this time without a chef. outside not quite the south lawn. maybe enough room for a vegetable garden or a putting green. and plenty of fresh air. >> i can't open my windows. i really can't. >> reporter: just two miles from pennsylvania ave in the posh neighborhood, this house last sold for $5 million in 2014. obamas are reportedly renting, estimating rents at $22,000 a month. >> i think it's a great honor to have the obamas living in the neighborhood. >> reporter: for now it's easy to drop by, hand off a newspaper. eight months from now i'm guessing it's going to be a lot tougher when the new neighbors move in. landlord no stranger to the west ring, president clinton's former press secretary. in fact, bill and hillary have a house around the corner. at least for now. within walking distance, more than 20 embassies and a target if michelle wants to make another undercover run. >> spotlights in d.c. between
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the new president and the old president who will still be just a couple of miles up the road. >> last time that happened? woodrow wilson in 1921. among the obamas new neighbors, a newborn. you guys are in the market for a babysitter. >> we are, so if -- >> sasha may need some money. >> now that mom and dad are, you know, downsizing. >> little baby luca, he was a cutie. we scouted out the area. good news for sonny and bo, too, a couple of dog parks nearby. depending who wins this fall, trump or clinton, will there be two presidents in this town or three? matt and savannah? >> peter alexander, thank you very much. up next, a stunt at a high school talent show that has the internet losing its mind. and carson is back, just in time to help us with our very ambitious red nose day challenge. you're with us. you get to wear spandex today. >> what a welcome home for me.
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live claritin clear, with claritin-d. back now at 7:50. we're just reliving the glory days when natalie joined matt on red nose one. >> rode ahead of me the whole time. >> i did not. >> very competitive. >> no, i didn't. >> anyway, good to have carson back. >> yyay! >> i'm looking forward to t today is red nose day. raising money for a very important cause. let's take a look back at how we support this had day last year and what we have in store for you today. mike pedales 226 miles all the way from boston to new york city. this year, we're ready to up that mileage count all the way to 10,000 miles with the help of over 650 stationary bikes all across the nation and right here
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on our plaza. our wheels are spinning to help raise awareness for kids in poverty here in the u.s. and all around the world. we've got people expand out, as you see, soul cycle locations all around the country. and also on the plaza where some of our "today" ladies are getting their move on out there. ladies, you're looking good. tamron, hoda. we're going to join them in a few minutes. first, you can contribute. three easy ways you can contribute. go to can you call 1-800-500-4373 or simply texas "today" to 80077. for every dollar donated, contribute $2 up to half a million. we'll join them and see you on the cycles.
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good thursday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. here is a look outside mt. tam. clouds there and san francisco, clearing in the south bay. temperatures are even in the mid to upper 50s as you step out the door. have sunglasses. we'll get more sunshine later on today. up to 78 for the high. 76 rather morgan hill. pacifica 66. also 66 in the mission district. most of us will be in the 60s and 70s. there will be a couple of spots hitting the low 80s like brentwood. 81 there and 76 in dublin. warmer temperatures in time for the memorial day weekend. we'll see temperatures reaching into the upper 80s for inland areas. we'll keep you up-to-date on that. how is it looking on the roads? >> looking good. a few spots are slow like the bay bridge approach. metering lights are on.
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fastrack lane getting through without any problem. taking you to the peninsula. 101 southbound slow. also switching to the maps to show you the 101 northbound out of san jose, slow from capital expressway into santa clara. same deal for the east bay. lots of slowing from 8800 southbound to fremont. happening now, hillary clinton supporters gathering in the south bay. the democratic presidential front-runner is visiting san jose before heading to san francisco tonight. >> east bay mayors are pushing to improve highway safety when it comes to freeway shootings. details on their trip to the state capitol on our twitter feed. teal is the deal after sharks clinch their trip to the stanley cup final. check out fan reaction and recap of last night's history-making game.
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, denim debate. a school district proposes a ban on skinny jeans in an effort to prevent bullying causing a backlash in both students and parents. >> plus, backstage pass. jenna takes us behind the scenes of duran durans latest tour. >> every time i walk on stage, it feels like the first time. >> that's such a cliche. >> i can't believe i just said that. but i really meant it. and back to school. >> why we have these noses on?
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>> red nose day. >> julia roberts helps us kickoff red nose day with a special visit to a very special place. >> we can all rise up and participate in altering it. >> we're all getting on board with this global effort as we spend the entire hour on bikes. today, thursday, may 26th, 2016. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> it's red nose day on the plaza! >> from colorado for the "today" show for my 50th birthday. [ cheers and applause ] >> celebrating my high school graduation in new york city. we love you, oklahoma. >> all the way from new castle,
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indiana to be on the "today" show! >> all right. welcome back to "today," people. we've got a fitting throwback thursday song from carson. it's nelly'snelly's "ride with " >> yeah. >> costume change around here. we all suited up in our cycling gear. this is tour de red nose 2. i took a 226-mile journey last year to raise awareness for red nose day and children living in poverty here in the united states and all around the world. so this year, i roped in the rest of the "today" show family as well as 650 soul cyclists all across the country. >> if i keep this nose on, i am not going to be able to breathe. >> collectively, today, we are going to bike 10,000 miles. but the show must go on. so, get this, everybody. we are going to spend the next
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hour, all of us, right here on this perch. look who is over here. lester holt. lester holt, waking up early to come along for the ride. lester, good morning! >> good morning. i can't breathe with this thing on. >> i know. >> put it on and sing the winchester cath eedral. >> i need a bigger nose. lester, you joined me last year. al joined me. savannah joined me. you were away. >> yep. >> it was great to be on the road but so nice to see people participating. this red nose day has been going on for many, many years. over the years they raised more than a billion dollars for children. >> the challenge, can we do our jobs in the 8:00 hour from these bikes? we're going to do that and try to make it through. jill has steals and deals coming up in a little bit. great deals, especially for father's day on the way. >> it's not going to be complete until natalie gets out here to whip us into shape. she has some duty first.
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she's at the news desk with the top stories. good morning to you. >> i'll join you shortly. good morning, everyone. t fresh off a grilling on capitol hill, the head of the tsa said he is willing to make checkpoints at airports more efficient without compromising security. tom costello is at reagan national airport. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. how this mess is affecting their business. american airlines alone said 70,000 of its customers have missed their flights so far this year, 40,000 bags. short time ago, tsa chief, admiral peter neffenger was on the "today" show. he said things are improving but it's slow going. >> most airports are really good. it's really the top 20 airports where see the biggest challenge. we're putting a lot of resources into those airports and i hope you'll see long lines but you'll move efficiently through the system. >> reporter: yeah, they're trying to staff up and also converting part timers to full
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time. admiral neffenger could warn it could be a long summer. get to the airports early if you are flying, two hours or more. back to you. >> tom costello at reagan national airport. thanks, tom. president obama wrapping up his day two visit to japan attending the g7 summit. nuclear ambitions pose a serious threat to the world, but added that improved responses from china and other countries in the region may help to reduce the risk. >> north korea is a big worry for all of us. they're not at the point right now where they can effectively hit u.s. targets, but each time that they test, even if those tests fail, they learn something. >> the comments come a day before the president's historic visit to hiroshima, where the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb in
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1945, the first u.s. sitting president to visit the city. hillary clinton saying the e-mail issues will not affect her campaign or presidency. saying she did not comply with the department po policy when she use aid private e-mail server as secretary of state. there's no evidence that clinton requested or received approval to use it. the report also said clinton declined to cooperate with the inquiry. a clinton spokesman said they thought it was more important to talk first with the justice department, which is conducting a separate investigation. a florida baby just might be the youngest water skier ever. take a look at this viral video showing 6-month-old skiing nearly 700 feet on a florida lake. we're done this was done with professional supervision. her father, champion bare foot skier said his daughter could have kept going but the boat
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reached the end of the lake. incredible. forget walking. she goes straight to water skiing. how are those bikes going? >> come join us. just ahead, a school trying to ban skinny jeans to crack down on bullying? >> can you come back to me for a second before we go to the next feed? this guy is making us look bad back here. don't show him. >> slow down. >> happy to check e-mail on the weekends? where that's now illegal. and this moment at a high school talent show. in t in a good, clean salad, every ingredient is the main ingredient. whether it's big... or small. first to go. or best for last. sweet. or not so sweet. whether it's tossed... or twirled.
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♪ it's time to get seriously silly, people. ♪ join red nose day to do some serious good to help fight kids' poverty. ♪ it's simple: just get your red nose, only at walgreens, and get your silly on, seriously. time is running out. get your red nose today at walgreens. welcome back to "today" on this thursday morning, red nose day on the plaza. take a look. our friends from soul cycle, helping us raise awareness for children, living in poverty here in the united states and all around. then look what we've got going on across the country in washington, in chicago, in houston, los angeles, all kinds of people joining in on the effort on this red nose day two
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here on the "today" show. >> and we'll do this until the end of this hour. if we do this every day, we would almost fit in our skinny jeans, which are very popular. why is one school district in north carolina trying to ban skinny jeans? here's nbc's janet shamlian with the story. >> reporter: from the duchess of cambridge, kate middleton, to kendall jenner to just about everyone else, painted on pants of denim and spandex, skinny jeans are an often parody fashion favorite. ♪ everybody's looking at my tight pants i got my tight pants ♪ >> while some say you could never be too skinny, in wilmington, north carolina, apparently your jeans can be. >> it's a challenging situation. >> reporter: school board member jeanette nichols is proposing
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banning skinny jeans and tight leggings after a larger student was bullied wearing them. >> the teacher suggested she wear a longer top and the student replied you can't tell me what to do because it's not in the dress code. >> reporter: the policy change would ban the clothing with something that must, quote, cover the posterior in the entirety. >> it doesn't make sense. >> reporter: banning skinnies is not a good fit for many on social media. twitter is on fashion fire. if bigger girls are getting but ided because of their tight pants, ban the bullies, not the pants. stop body shaming females. but some support, too. whatever happened to modesty? >> clearly everyone is wearing them. not many people have a problem with it. why are you making this a problem? >> reporter: candace thinks the ban is wrong and in stores it's
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hard to find anything but skinny jeans. none of it really impacts the guys. >> skinny jeans. kind of in for me right now. >> they're kind of not. >> in or out, the school board will make its decision before the next school year starts. ♪ everybody's talking about my tight pants ♪ >> for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news. >> that will be an end to half our fashion segments around here. >> exactly. bring back the boot cut. now time for what's trending "today." are you ready? >> we're all tied to our phones these days. even when we're out of the office we're never really away from the office. but the french -- we love the french. they've just hit upon an interesting solution. the country just enacted a law, banning work e-mails after hours. if you work for a company with r50 or more employees, you will not be bothered on weekends or holidays. it is illegal. that provision was buried inside
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an already controversial labor law. the french call it the right to disconnect. france, french fries and now this wonderful law. >> one thing that would never work here. >> never. >> can you imagine the news business? >> overnight calls, weekend calls. it's part of what we do. >> well, there could be some exemptions, i would guess. >> can't we adopt some method to disconnect, though, and take a page from the european's disconnection book? i'm going to work on that. >> you're supposed to be following the moves here, guys. >> when you download an app on your phone, do you ever stop and read the conditions for that? >> no. >> how about this? some people don't even bother. consumer watchdog in norway decided to see how long it would take to read all those conditions. staffers read the terms of service for 33 apps. by the way, that's the average
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number of apps people have on their phone. they included facebook, twitter, youtube and spot if i and all the policies added up to more than 250,000 words on 900 pages and guess how long it took them to read all those conditions. 31 hours, 49 minutes and 11 seconds. >> takes 22 seconds to say accept. >> accept, accept. >> exactly. in high school, guys, what was your talent? natalie, don't answer. >> i don't have a talent. >> we know, you were the world's best athlete. >> no. >> what was your talent? >> stand-up comedy. >> check out this north carolina student. his name is mike centatori. he wowed his classmates with his talent act. and now the internet is taking notice. take a look.
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>> wow! everyone in the audience goes wild. mike hypotheticals them up, has dramatic music. is he known at school for doing this. it looks easy. we'll put that to the test this morning with the one, the only carson daly. >> is there a stand on the bottom of it or something? >> i don't know. >> oh. >> one more time. you get three tries. go ahead, carson. agai again. >> i like what you did there. you went upside down. >> give it one more shot. >> now you know why the internet went crazy for him. not that ease. >> i focus on 10,000 mile. >> and your nose is running. mr. roker, check of the weather? >> let's show you what we've got going on. finally, hey, it's nice and warm today here in the northeast. look at these temperatures.
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depending where you are, it's going to be very summer like. in the east, we're looking at temperatures today, by the end of the week they'll be in the 80s from indiana, indianapolis, all the way up into burlington and into raleigh. head into the midsection of the country. again, those temperatures in the 80s for the most part, even 90s. then you head out west. look what happens. temperatures way below average and it's going to stay that way . of the bay area. it will all clear out this afternoon. you'll notice our temperatures will be a touch warmer than the past few days. still feeling nice. at lunch time, 68 in the peninsula. 73 in the north bay with highs today reaching 78 in the tri valley. upper 70s for the south bay and north bay. san francisco looking at a high of 66 degrees. we will continue to have more of this warm weather heading into the weekend.
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again, five of us, normal. and then natalie. >> the energizer bunny. >> i'm going to get my workout in while i can. >> all right, guys, thanks. as you mentioned, on wednesday, a brand new winner of the voice who just made history. allison porter, and she tells christina aguilera, the first female coach to taste victory. hi! >> i'm not going to hug you. i'm a genuine. i had no idea. >> such a good story. had you a lot of success in '91 for the movie "curly sue," tackled so bright, fell eght --
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had a family. >> i was so afraid to come and put everything into the show. as soon as i started, i knew it was the right place for me to be. >> everybody has you as the favorite. after you did that linda ronstadt song, "blue bayou," thank you for doing that song. >> thank you. >> how was thit working with christina? >> we had a bond from day one. we won it together. we're being psychotic and jumping like lunatics, we were really freaking out. >> what are your plans now, alisan? >> start to make a record, play a bunch of shows and do what i came to do, which is being in the music business and make an awesome album. >> start singing for savannah. >> quickly when you were doing this show and carson is in his suit, did you ever imagine he had guns like that? >> i like the tattoo out.
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>> congratulations. >> congratulations, alisan. >> thank you. and now to more of the reason for our bikes, red nose day, of course. >> global effort to lift kids out of poverty through fun-raisers. julia roberts is doing her part and nbc's joe fryer caught up with her. >> reporter: for one day julia roberts is going back to school to see firsthand how one nurse named lacy is providing care to kids who otherwise would get none. >> when do you come to see her? >> when i don't feel well or when i get hurt. >> how would you describe your experience today? >> today was nothing that i could have anticipated. and i just want to go home now and tell everyone that i know everything that i learned today. >> reporter: her visit is part of red nose day. >> first-ever red nose day in
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america. >> reporter: celebrity teleon this to fight children's poverty. >> for a small amount of money we really can save a child's life. >> reporter: we sat down with julia and richard curtis, the man who started red nose day and wrote popular movies like "love actually," "bridget jones' diary" and "noting hill." >> asking you to love her. >> now julia and richard are teaming up again. here, all the students live below the poverty line. the school has its own health clinic guided by nurse lacy to help kids suffering from poor nutrition, lack of sleep, asthma, lice, mental health issues and more. >> you're a nurse, here to take care of them and make sure they can breathe and that their scrapes are cleaned, but it's so much more than that. >> it is hard to do every day, but it would be hard not to do, to know that they're here. >> feeling good? >> these are children with the toughest lives.
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and without this work, they wouldn't get any health care. >> it's just amazing how much they can provide in this very small space for a huge amount of children who are entitled to care and love. >> we begin with the curious case of julia roberts. >> reporter: last year, julia offered a comic contribution to red nose day. >> they revoice me in every movie i do, which makes me absolutely furious. what is going on? >> not personal? that is my work, my sweat, my time away from my kids! if that's not personal, i don't know what is. >> did you come up with the idea for that brilliant sketch? >> i didn't. richard did. but i was a willing participant. it was very funny. and very shocking when i heard my true voice exposed on national television. >> well, yes, my voice is on the deep side but i think guys find that sexy. >> reporter: this year, taking a serious turn, making a heartfelt
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video about the phoenix clinic and nurse lacy. >> she is a bright light in a dark hallway. it's not to be overwhelmed by how incredibly unfortunate and sad it is. it's to realize we can all rise up and actually participate in altering it. why do we have these noses on? >> red nose day. >> tell him. >> red nose day. >> reporter: it starts by raising awareness and raising money. >> this is how much i love red nose day. and richard curtis, for starting red nose day. i will do this on television for him, to raise money. >> reporter: with the glasses, it works. >> thank you. i'm not embarrassed. i'll do anything for these kids i met today. >> reporter: for "today," joe fryer, nbc news, phoenix. >> we should mention we're catching on a little late in the game here in this country. great britain has been doing this so successfully for so many years. it's really nice to start to see
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people with the red noses for this country. >> people are getting into it. we've got the teleon this tonight. lots of ways to donate ifi'm .. ==topvo== classes at novato high schooare- after a deadly shooting off- campus yesterday that involved at least one student. ==side/map== authorities are looking for three people in connection with a shooting at the end of fairway good morning, i'm laura garcia-cannon. authorities are looking for three people in connection with a shooting at the end of fair way drive at marin country club. when deputies arrived, they found one person shot and stabbed. that person suspected to survive. a second person was found not to death. the school says grief counselors will be on hand when students return to class tuesday. let's check the thursday morning commute with anthony in for mike.
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>> things are slow. 880 northbound a slow go towards the maze. metering lights on now approaching the 8:30 hour. approaching the san mateo bridge, slow going. when you get off the bridge, there's an accident on the exit ramp getting off towards 1 01. you can see a lot of red from palo alto to santa clara. the earlier accident at the 280 interchange has cleared. still seeing residual slowing. thank you for joining us. another update in a half hour. have a great thursday morning.
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it's 8:30 now on a thursday morning, 26th day of may, 2016. and red nose day is here, all across the country. and we're pedaling toward 10,000 miles for a great cause. not only here on the plaza, but in those cities across the country. look who we have here. we've got the all-star team of cycling, lester holt, al roker, savannah guthrie, carson daly. don't even get us started on natalie morales.
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>> during the break she was eating a donut. >> and we're back -- >> don't give away my trade secrets, carson. come on. we are all working out, but especially natalie. thanks to our super trainers, emily and tramel. they've been going since this early this morning. here is how to donate. you don't have to leave your couch or your bike. call 800-500-7343 or texas "today" to 80077 and donate $10. >> the donation will contribute $2 up to $500,000. >> more on the plaza tomorrow. dierks bentley will be here for our citi concert. we're excited for that. and jenna goes backstage on
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duran duran. little jealous on that. >> natalie and i are. >> you need a father's day gift idea? jill martin is back and she has steals and deals. >> matches your nose. >> as we workup an appetite, barbecue dish for memorial day, our chefs hard at work preparing a delicious sweet tea brined chicken. >> are we going to eat that, taste that right here on the bikes? >> i guess so. >> that will be mess. >> i great. how about a check of the weather? let's show you what's going on as far as your weather is concerned for your memorial day weekend. let's start it off with friday. risk of strong storms midsection of the country all the way up into the great lakes. and then temperatures cooler out west. warm in the east and also in the plains. saturday, strong storms in the upper mississippi river valley. sunshine in the west. look for some showers on saturday. temperatures are in the 80s.
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and then as we look at sunday, sunday, more wet weather in the northeast, new england. rain in texas. cooler temperatures in the pacific midwest. monday, we expect to see some cloudy conditions with showers along the eastern seaboard. look for wet weather from texas all the way up into the plains. again, sunny along the west coast. that's what's g temperatures today will be slightly warmer than we've had the past few days. so looking at a high of 79 degrees in lows los gatos today. 77 in napa. oakland, 70 degrees. 81 in brentwood and livermore. still more sun in the forecast as high pressure sets up. we have a warming temperature trend over the next several days. >> that's your latest weather. carson?
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>> announcer: tour de red nose 2 is sponsored by walgreens. get your red nose today only at walgreens to help kids in need. >> we are working with all the great employees of walgreens to get everybody geared up for red nose day. everybody on the plaza taking red nose selfies right now. we've seen a bunch of them online, too. you can #rednose. a couple of showings from red nose love. we've got olivia. she completed her look with a crown. very nice. many red nose faces, as you can see there. and i foovhave a feeling that paisley got some help with this selfie. 9:00, 8:00 central right here on nbc, red nose day special. >> lot of fun. lot of laughs. we are spending -- spinning our way into steals and deals. "today" contributor jill martin has saddled up as well and will reveal a few great gifts for
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your dad on father's day. are you a cyclist? >> i am. this is like a great morning. >> savannah warmed the bike up for you, which is good. let's talk about these great items, perfect for dad. first are these sound bot bluetooth speakers. >> perfect for the beautiful weekend that at least we're going to have here in new york. $129, 15 hours of time. that's a very long barbecue you can have. retail $129. the deal $39. that's 70% off. >> great deal. right in front of you, little warm for this particular moment. but you've got some cashmere hoodies from mila. >> you were supposed to wear this. >> not happening now. >> you've been working out. it's $398 is the retail. cashmere from italy. comes in great colors. go on to see. >> is that only for men, jill? >> it is but it's cute for women. >> extra extra small? >> super cozy.
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retail $398. detail $69. that's 83% off. >> wow! >> weather is getting great. dads love a nice polo shirt. you have some from cutter & buck. >> moisture-wicking technology. >> perfect for right now? >> perfect for right now, right? so these are cutter & buck polo shirts, retail $65 to $73. i was looking at lester. >> do you like that? >> nice color. >> shows off your eyes. >> let's move on to the belt sets -- >> just want to give the deal for that one. $19 up to 74% off. >> great. now let's get to the belt sets from salt & dapper. >> comes in that bag that's super cute. set of two. printed one and you get a solid one. al, i could see you sporting this. >> sure, with your khakis. my dad khakis. >> you wear dad khakis?
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that's all right. >> the retail $65. the deal $19.99 for two, 69% off. >> all right. let's get back over toward lester on the end there. over in front of him we see the sterling watches. >> it's time to talk about the last one. i only have one second. retail $375 to $725. go on they're casual also sterling. they come in the box. just add a bow. the deal $69. up to 90% off. >> that's great. jill, thank you very much. can we review the deals quickly? blue tooth speakers from soundbot, hoodies, carson has already taken one from mila, polo shirts from cutter & buck, salt & dapper belt sets and watches from stuhrling original.
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>> i had to leave the bikes to come up and eat. we cannot wait to sink our teeth into elizabeth's ultimate barbecue chicken recipe. it's ideal for memorial day. we'll show you exactly how to do it. first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: "today's" food is brought to you by bush's baked beans. no matter what you're making, we have a bean for you. >> back now at 8:40 with "today food." countdown to memorial day, all about burgers and barbecue here in our kitchen. elizabeth has a hearty barbecue chicken recipe. it smells delicious. our taste testers are riding bikes and taste testing. >> don't fall off that bike.
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so here is our grid. it's a sweet tea brine chicken. that's the important thing, the brine. we have our tea. we have our onions, rosemary, garlic, lemon, salt, pepper. also a peach barbecue sauce. >> little brown sugar will make it good. now this is the brine. >> exactly. thing about a brine, because of the osmotic pressure. i never sounded so smart in all of my life -- >> they said there would be no science. >> i hope mama and daddy saw this. what it does, it forces that solution deep within the muscle tissue. so, it is going to make the juiciest chicken you've ever had. i love sweet tea. we're from mississippi. we have to have our sweet tea. we have our tea. we'll also add our salt and our sugar. you have to make sure that this all dissolves. very, very well. >> stir it? >> stir it. will you go ahead and add -- citrus, rosemary. >> it's all going? i see garlic.
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what is this? >> that's onion. >> i thought so. it looked a little different up close. >> it looks a little different up close? >> oh, my gosh. click the mikes downstairs. i don't want to hear it. >> all that flavor will penetrate deep in the muscle. >> you want the chicken to be cold when you do it? >> very good point. you're redeeming yourself now. >> thank you. >> add ice to this and cool it down. we're not going to cook the chicken now. we're going to cook it later. it needs to be really, really cold. zip the top of this. put this in the refrigerator. >> you do that in such a neat way. didn't make a mess. >> isn't that nice? isn't that nice? >> how long will refrigerator it? >> minimum four hours. you could go overnight with it. once you get it out of the brine, you want to rinse it and pat it really well. this is our peach sauce. >> are those peaches? just kidding. >> yes, they are peaches up
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close. >> yes, okay. >> and we have a little bit of lemon, garlic. now, this is our sauce with chipotle peppers. it is as hot as the hill. you know it is. >> love it. >> if you love hot, spice it up. little bit of salt. >> rider does have their food downstairs. >> elizabeth, in the macaroni and cheese, is that macaroni? >> yes. >> okay. >> up close and far away. >> you're funny. keep riding! >> carb loading. >> cook this down. we want those peaches to really get soft. let them release all their wonderful juices and put it in the blender. we're going to turn this on. and we are going to turn this on -- look. see, see? >> redeeming myself again. >> we're going to let that go. >> all right. >> now what i love to do, we want to reserve some of this for later on so you can serve it
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with the chicken. but we need some for basting. once this goes in the oven -- we have our chicken here. it's already been patted dry. that's so important. we want a beautiful crust. if that's wet we will not get that beautiful crust. >> pat it dry. >> salt and pepper. generously season it before. if you don't season your protein or chicken before, honey, you've missed the boat. you have to do it before. it just will not be the same. >> with our sauce? >> exactly. 350 degree oven. >> am i doing this now? >> come over and show us. we have a few seconds left. >> anyway, what we'll do is baste this. >> yum. >> let it caramelize. >> matt mentioned the macaroni and cheese featuring macaroni, baked beans and coleslaw. you're going to come back with hoda and kathie lee. >> yes. it's the best. >> if you want these recipes, go to click on the grilling tab.
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now that we're all hungry like the wolf, up next, jenna takes us backstage with duran duran. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back with my kind of music, as we are all riding in the name of red nose day. we have the plaza helping out, and we lowly anchors are helping out on the plaza. >> you took your time in there in the kitchen, we should mention. >> i just got here. i had to sample that mac n cheese. it was delicious. >> it's one floor. >> i know. i'm ready to ride. >> duran duran has been pumping out hits for decades. they're on a tour and jenna had a backstage pass at the barclay
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center. >> two hours you're on stage, it's incredibly simple. you just have to let the song be the king. we're only there to serve the songs. >> served up with style, sass and duran duran signature showmanship. >> what's it like to get up on that stage and all play together? >> every time you walk on stage, or every time i walk on stage, it feels like it's the first time i'm walking on the stage. that's so cliche. ♪ feels like the first time >> i can't believe i just said that but i really meant it. >> after storming on to the scene in the '80s, these british rockers racked up hits, one after the next. ♪ when you're hungry like the wolf ♪ >> this is the set list. >> hungry like the wolf. >> nick rose, john taylor, roger taylor and simon lebond now in
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their 50s all continue to perform with the flashy new tour. >> this is the epicenter of duran duran glamour. >> will you be wearing this tonight? >> yes, this is the one i'll be wearing here. we have makeup here. even guys wear makeup occasionally. >> broke ground during mtv spot, pushing boundaries, shooting videos like this, collaborating with fresh new artists. ♪ ♪ i won't cry for yesterday >> stage glam aside, their infectious tunes stand the test of time. still drawing lifelong fans and reaching new ones. >> our audience spans several generations now. people have been there all the way from the beginning to young kids who have just discovered the music either online or from their families. >> i sit there every night and think, god, i can't believe i'm still doing this. >> it's like a surreal dream being on stage sometimes. it's like being on a ride. >> a pretty good ride?
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>> yes, absolutely. >> reporter: they celebrate those unforgettable anthems but continue to look forward, creating new music like their latest and 14th studio album "paper god." >> the secret is not being afraid to change, i think. >> you guys have stayed in this business for so many years. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: what's your advice to people who are looking to kind of stand the test of time? >> my main piece of advice would be get into the music. that's the one thing that really matters. the career and the fame and everything else, it's very much on the periphery. what's really important is to concentrate on your body of work. that is the backbone of your career. >> reporter: if music's the backbone, then it's the collaboration that keeps duran duran strong. >> i think we're lucky to still be together. we're actually closer than we have ever been. we are family. >> reporter: if you could say
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something to those young boys on the yacht, you know the ones i'm talking about? what would you say? >> it's all going to be okay. hang in there. >> yes. absolutely. >> that was jen gentlemna bush d had her undivided concentration. >> i never concentrated during this show than i did during that piece. >> carson reminded me, remember when they were on their show? no, no, i'm kidding. never mind. >> we don't need to remember that. >> their concert runs through the end of the year. when we come back, we'll see if we hit our 10,000 miles river. first this is "today" on nbc. okay, ready?
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we're back now on "today" on this thursday morning. people still riding on the plaza. she hasn't stopped. >> i know. >> unbelievable. >> natalie and al took off. ready for the next hour of the show. savannah's still here, carson's still here, lester and me. meanwhile, natalie took off for a ten-mile run. >> exactly. >> we have the mileage counter. we're getting close. not there yet. >> go, go, go.
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>> we want to thank soul cycle. they've been amazing. they provided these bikes here and also at studios around the country. we have to give a shoutout to our fearless instructors, emily and tramel. they have not stopped pedaling. lester, will you have "nightly news" tonight? >> yes. and you call this work? i have a whole day ahead of me. >> let's check the counter. very close, 15 miles to go, collective lich collectively. let's pedal faster. >> excellent work, everybody. 10,000 miles of the again, red nose day is all about raising awareness for kids who need it here in the u.s. and all around the world. huge thank you to our great
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sponsor, walgreens, raising over $18 million to date to help fight kids' poverty. >> i'm going to start putting in some effort now. >> get to 11,000. >> yeah. >> walgreens a nice place to go to buy a salve. >> the booty is feeling it. >> call 800-500-4373 or text the key word "today" to 80077 and give $10. for every dollar donated, the bill and melinda gates foundation will give another $2 up to $500,000. >> this isn't the most exciting thing to happen on red nose day. prime time special tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central here on nbc. >> thank you so much, buddy. >> see you tonight on "nightly news." i'm ...
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==topvo== the bay area gets another visit frontrunner hillary clinton. good thursday morning. i'm sam brock. the bay area getting another visit from presidential front-runner, hillary clinton. clinton is scheduled to make two separate stops. this afternoon she heads to parkside hall in downtown hoe san jose. yesterday they held a public rally in salinas and a private
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fund-raiser in atherton. this coming in the midst of per personal e-mail controversy. yesterday the inspector general's report came out which said the secretary of state clinton violated cybersecurity guidelines. happening now, we have a crew in san jose following the campaign stops. we'll have reaction from supportersed a 11:00. you can link to the latest right now on our home page. when it comes to delegates, on the other side of the island, it's official, donald trump reached the threshold to clinch the gop presidential nomination. on our facebook page what that magic number means with so many primaries in play. and jack black is diving nose first into red nose day. on our twitter feed we have details on the comic's take on an important drive.
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this morning on "today's take," hot hacks, getaways as we count down to summer. and her world is turned upside down. jill's thrill ride on the coaster opening today. plus, jason bourn and breakdown on this summer's big blockbusters. coming up now. >> from nbc news this is "today's take" with al roeker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning, may 26th, 2016. alongside tamron and natalie, our buddy, willie, is off. and we see our armed forces out
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there. >> fleet week. >> fleet week is here. we salute you. this morning's jam, america's sweetheart. >> if anyone is still on the bike or running this is a good one. >> with the help of 650 soul cyclists around the country, we completed 10,000 miles for our tour de red nose to raise money for kids living in poverty around the world. three ways you can donate,, 800-500-4373 or text "today" to 80077 and donate $10. don't miss the red nose special tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central. >> those seats are very hard. >> that's why you're going up and down on them. >> you're not meant to sit on them. >> if you're really into the class you get your own seat later. >> you do? >> you can get a customized seat
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because some people go five, six times a week. >> right. >> it hits you in low places. it does. >> i have a bike and the secret is the big gel -- >> that's what you told me. >> it's comfy. doesn't look cool but comfy. >> but it looks so good. your seat looks like -- >> miles and miles on your seat. i'm still sweating and glistening and mary had to wipe me down. >> she does all the makeup. >> so, thank you, mary. it's a terrible job. >> if you watch us -- and natalie is doing the whole thing, around the world. >> this is my workout for the day. i was following along. >> my workup for the year and i went upstairs and had chicken. i'm like, done. my kitchen -- i love that you knew that. >> that's right. for black women's hair, they talk about -- >> southern way to describe the back of your hair is your kitchen. when you're perfect in the front
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it's called casket get ready or casket fresh but everything behind you -- works out for some people. >> do you like roller coasters? >> you know i don't. >> i love roller coasters. >> we've been showing you this new joker roller coaster at six flags new jersey, opens to the public today. our pal, jill martin, got to ride it yesterday with contest winner dorothy cockerill from mesa, arizona. >> look at her face. >> she looks like she's going to -- >> i heard jill may have needed a bag or something. >> it's insane. look at it. there is no enjoyment in that face. >> look at her face. >> that is like what did i do? >> steals and deal. >> and we're airing it so we can laugh at her. >> absolutely. >> she's gone skydiving. she's done all kinds of adventures so i'm surprised. >> she's amazing. >> we'll see how she handled it. >> stick around. you'll want to see that. lena dunham. am i saying that right?
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>> lena. >> lena dunham. are some people addicted to apologizing? she posted this. apologizing is a modern plague and i would be willing to bet -- though i have steer scientific research to back this up -- that many women utter i'm sorry more on a given day than you're welcome and combined. but what do you replace sorry with? with an actual expression of your needs and desires. so she accepted what i thought was interesting, this challenge from her dad to spend a week not apologizing. she's not completely cured, she said, but she is improving. what do you think? >> i thaink that's absolutely te case. unfortunately, i think women do it more than men. >> i don't know why that is. >> i don't know. and also a lot of times when you pay a compliment, especially to women -- >> that's my problem. >> you deflect it instead of accept the compliment. guys who have no reason to accept the compliment take it and go, thank you. >> you always say that. you'll compliment and i'll say,
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well, i mean -- you're like, just say thank you. okay, thank you. i appreciate the compliment. >> the apology thing is so true. as women, we always, i think, feel the need to please everybody. and i think that's one of those things. and you don't want to upset people or come off too aggressive, which we earned the right to be aggressive. why not? >> the same thing with no. >> i have a terrible time saying no. terrible. >> i know a lot of times -- and i won't name names. well, maybe i can make it. >> that's me. >> sorry. i do it. >> you can name names. >> you're going to say no eventually anyway. >> i know. i know. >> so just -- you're not making people feel better. just say no. >> you always say that. i came to al once. i really don't want to go. just say no. but i can't. just say no. i waited to the very last minute, which is so rude, to call in and say i just couldn't go. but you give sage advice on that. >> al is my guru when it comes to life coaching. >> no, no, i'm not a life coach but i will be a good no coach.
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>> you're good at that. whenever i have a question, what do you think i should do? al's good like that. >> all about al. you're the man in the middle. >> thank you. >> accept the compliment. >> i did say thank you. >> accept the compliment. there you go. fleet week, of course. we showed you all the great troops out on the plaza this morning. in honor of fleet week, i love this, jimmy fallon and adam sandler performed a parody of garth brooks' "friends in low places" but they called it "friends on all bases." take a look ♪ cause i got friends on all bases from the navy on up to the air force bases and the army grange coast guard in the rain ♪ ♪ it's fleet week and we're going crazy oh, i got friends on all bases ♪
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>> very cool. >> it should be a national anthem. i like that. >> speaking of national anthems, paying tribute to our fleet week friends, tamron is out there right now. >> where are they? >> did you make it? >> running out here. i never want to see the soul cycle thing again. hi! how are you? where is lieutenant pagano? hi, lieutenant. how are you? >> hi. how are you? >> happy fleet week. >> thank you. we're happy to be here. >> we're happy to have you here. what a mix. hi. are you from chicago? somebody from chicago? >> texas. >> god bless texas. how is it going out here? >> it's good. >> did you guys want to soul cycle? no? okay. how many push-ups can you do? >> probably 100. >> natalie can do 200. >> 200? i don't know. she probably could. >> uh-uh. >> thank you for your service. we really appreciate and love you all. can i get a hug? oh, yeah. it's fleet week! back to you guys. thank you. >> thanks, tamron.
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love it. >> i think that guy is like, i just hugged tamron hall. hey now. >> take a number. they'll all be lining up. tuesday night alliance for women in media foundation handed out gracie awards in beverly hills. natalie, you were honored for the nbc series "i am unbroken," which is cool. >> really fun. >> and our pal, kathie lee, dedicating her award to her late husband, frank gifford. also they met original wonder woman linda carter, lifetime achievement award recipient. >> i'm the biggest kathie lee fan, but linda carter and kathie lee together, these are the women who paved the way for us. still do my wonder woman pose now and then. >> of course, hoda wasn't there but was honored for her radio work on the hoda show on our siriux xm channel 108. >> and rachel delima, i think she got a shoutout yesterday, but i will repeat it, as well as jackie levin, who help to do the
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whole series with it. >> love it. >> how about a check of the weather? >> lovely idea as i limp on over -- just walking a little -- >> little gingerly in the bum area. >> knee or the bum? >> thankfully -- what was that shot? that was really disturbing, john. all right. we are watching more severe weather developing right now. waco, texas, is looking at severe thunderstorms moving through. we're really concerned about the area of enhance d risk today frm del rio into central texas and also throughout much of kansas and on into nebraska. 28 million people at risk for severe storms. greatest tornado threat from southern nebraska, kansas today into tonight. we're watching that. then tomorrow it's a slight risk but still -- you know, we had a slight risk yesterday. we saw ten tornadoes from oklahoma city down to san antonio, north of corpus christi, 17 million people at risk. we'll be watching this system make its way through. in fact, look at all the rainfall. we're talking some places up to
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five inches, six inches of rain. flash flooding could be a very serious problem from kansas on into arkansas. that's what's going o we have clouds in parts of the bay area, but it will be out this afternoon. temperatures will be a touch warmer than the past few days and still feeling nice at lunchtime. 73 degrees in the north bay with highs reaching 78 in the trivalley. upper 70s for the south bay and north bay. san francisco with a high of 66 degrees. we will continue to have more of this warm weather heading into the weekend. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, mr. roker. coming up next, from the x-men apocalypse and jason bourn, to finding many people clean their dentures with toothpaste or plain water. and even though their dentures look clean, in reality they're not. if a denture were to be put under a microscope,
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we are just a canday away f memorial day weekend. >> editor in chief, jack ricco, breaking out the summer look. >> had to. summer movies. >> i love it. >> miami vice. >> crockett and tubbs. love it. >> animated films, "finding dory." >> you've been waiting for this one for so long, natalie. ellen degeneres returns as the loveable dory. she's searching for her parents and herself as well. and contributing to the sound, the classic "unforgettable." >> we also have a great animated cartoon that happens to be from
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our sister company universal. >> everybody wants to see this movie because it's so brilliant. what happens when our pets are left at home alone and we're away? that's basically the concept here. and there's so much buzz about this. animation scenes are incredit ib. it's one of those that you'll have a lot of fun at the theater. >> i know what zara is doing right now. get off the couch! >> founder, michael keaton. >> salesman who basically takes the mcdonald's fast food company away from the mcdonald's brothers. this picture is nominated for best picture at the oscar next year, it will be the third straight year that michael keaton is in a best picture movie. that's pretty impressive. >> on fire right now. >> free state of jones with
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matthew mcconaughey. >> director gary scott took two to three years to research the subject matter. >> based on a true story. >> true story. even before he put that pen to paper, you can only imagine the level of detail that's going to be going into this film with matthew. >> can't wait to see that. family films. >> steven spielberg will be directing a disney movie for the very first time. >> oh, wow! >> you can only imagine. match made in heaven. according to spielberg, it has a very classic disney vibe. it's about a young orphan girl based out of the book basically taken by a big friendly giant to fight other evil giants. you put the spielberg style to that, it will be a truly special film. >> i have to tell you, "jason bourne." i've been waiting for this from our sister company, universal. matt damon back, baby. >> i can't wait for this one, al. matt damon returns to the franchise that made him an international star, reuniting
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with paul greengras. according to matt, this will be the biggest and best bourne ever, cyber terrorism and civil liberties being broken. i have to tell you, i don't think that any other action movie will kind of come close to this one. >> let's talk about superhero movies. and we have the x-men: the apocalypse. everyone is already talking about it. >> that's right. ninth chapter in the x-men franchise. oscar wants to decimate humanity and rebuild it. brian singer has done a great job, lot fun, action for everybody. >> this one of the most unusual superhero movies, because they're all villains. "suicide squad". >> bad guys versus bad guys. will smith. m margo robby is getting a lot of buzz here. it will be a memorable
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performances and really a lot of fun. >> i'll say quickly, "ghost busters" starring al roker -- >> well. >> -- july 17th. >> hardly. july 15th. >> 15th? okay. you can check out all ten categories of hot summer movies on tamron? next up, how to keep your ice cream cone from dripping at your memorial day bbq. guess what, we got a hack -- that's one way to keep it from that's one way to keep it from dripping. ♪ the sun'll come out tomorrow... ♪ that's one way to keep it from dripping. for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible. ♪ tomorrow, tomorrow... ♪ i love ya, tomorrow in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby.
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we've got hot hacks to make your memorial day fun, easi and stress free. good to see you. >> good to see you, too. >> happy memorial day. >> i can't believe it's here. >> a trick for ice cream. >> you put your ice cream in there and it mets like crazy. take a marshmallow. put it right inside of the cone like that. then what you're going to do is scoop your ice cream on top of it. and the marshmallow is going to stop the ice cream from dripping down the bottom of the cone. >> wonderful. >> you can freeze your marshmallo marshmallows for a frozen treat. >> not a bad idea. >> save your egg cartons.
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you can use these to start a fire if you are going to do a bonfire for memorial day. grab the charcoal. don't use the styrofoam ones. you can't burn those. they let out all sorts of noxious chemicals. only the cardboard. >> space savosaver, too, for transporting charcoal. >> sitting down on the blanket and your white pants are wet in the back. >> use an old plastic shower curtain, put it underneath whatever blanket you're going to use for your picnic. also at the beach. save the plastic shower curtain, you'll stay sand free and your butt will stay nice and dry. >> love it. see, we told you. mess free, stress free and sand free. jill martin goes for the ride of her life on the coaster
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try zyrtec®. muddle no more®. >> let's go, guys! >> look at all the coaster stuff
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behind us. it's amazing! >> it's a sky coaster. >> this way? >> there we go.i'm ... ==topvo== classes at novato high scol are canceled today - after a deadly shooting off- campus yesterday that it's 9:26 on your thursday. classes in novato high school are canceled after a deadly shooting that involved at least one student. authorities are looking for three people in connection with fairway drive near the marine country club. that person is expected to survive. a second victim was later found shot to death. authorities have not revealed the victim's identity or intricated how he might be tied to the chase. grief counsellors will be on hand when students return on tuesday. the bay area gets another visit from hillary clinton. she will be making two stops
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here. this afternoon she is in downtown san jose and venture further north for an evening event at san francisco's building. clinton held a public rally in salinas and a fund-raiser in atherton. that comes in the midst of an e-mail controversy. the inspector general released a report saying as secretary of state, clinton violated cyber security guidelines. how does mid 70s sound for you? coming up after the break, we will look at the weather and traffic. (scal): good day, m'lady!
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i am sir-can-a-lot, here to save you from another breakfast bore. wake up those eggs with glorious spam! see what spam can! do... at >> temperatures trending at about average for this time of year and a lot more sunshine. expect a high of 78 degrees in san jose and 76 in palo alto. 66 degrees and low to mid 70s for the north bay. 81 degrees in brentwood and oakland is 70. dublin the high of 76 and mostly 60s and 70s and we will see more
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widespread 80s into tomorrow as wellsa the weekend. let's see what's happening on the roads. >> slow out of the east bay. you can see for yourself. also earlier accidents have cleared and the visual effects from all of that. down from palo alto, things are slow and over 280 and 85. >> a lot of tough commutes. thank you very much. that's going to do it for us right now. see you again in a half hour with more updates. until then back to the "today" show.
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taking a look at the head looirns, battle over transgender bathrooms and locker rooms is esk latering. 11 states are now suing the obama administration for touting public schools to let them match their gender identity. schools could lose federal aid if they don't comply and the suit filed in texas says the administration has ignored common sense policies for protecting children. find yourself forgetful or absent minded from time to time, don't we all? what if there was a computer to help improve your memories? they were working on a program to do just that. it would use an implant that would go into the part of the brain where moirnls are formed. the technology is ended to aid the military and veteran's,
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researchers hope it will help the general public as well. nation's largest mortgage lender wells fargo is launching a new program for home buyers. a downtown for as little as 3%. the mortgage is backed by fannie mae are destiened to help them get on the recovery. although other lenders do over 3% downtown mortgages, wells fargo says its program are more streamlined and easier to use. now incredible video, this is out of italy where a huge sink hole opened up alongside a river in florence on wednesday. around 20 cars that you see there are parked in the area swallowed up by the hole. residents of two apartment buildings have been told to leave their home as a precaution. thankfully no one was injured. the internet is buzzing this morning over an unforgettable act at a high school talent show. a north carolina teen wowed his classmates with his special skills. take a look.
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okay. it looks easier than it actually is. everyone in the audience as you saw going wild after the water bottle stuck the landing. apparently he's known for doing this. and while again, it looks easy, not really because al roker is going to give it a try. >> there's no way this is going to work. >> you almost had it. >> that was close. >> one more. >> okay. >> aw. it's all in the wrist, al. it worked. and the flowers are still standing. >> good job. >> let's see about the memorial day weekend, what do you got? here's what we're looking at. sunshine along the eastern sea board, strong storm down through texas into the gulf coast. out west, nice, 80s in the east, 70s where we got the thunderstorms and mid to lower
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70s out west. saturday, we're looking at plenty of sunshine up and down the east coast. look for more storms in the northern mississippi river valley, also looking good out west. sunday, sunday, more rain -- excuse me, northern new england, mid-atlantic states, tropical entity. plenty of shp out west, and then, let me have that bottle again, then we're looking on monday, now al little cloudy and wet in the northeast, mid-atlantic states. some showers as you get from texas into the plains. oh. so close. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's temperatures will be slightly warmer than we had the past few days. looking at a high of 79 degrees and palo alto 76 degrees and ocean beach still in the upper 50s. 77 in napa.
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oakland is 70 while we have 81 in brebtwood and livermore. high pressure sets up and we have a warmer trend over the next several days. that's your latest weather. >> thank you, al. well, you know if there's a roller coaster anywhere in the world, we are going to be there to be the first to try it. not we -- >> by we, we mean jill martin, he drew the short straw -- i'm kidding. >> try out the joker at six flags great adventure in new jersey. and seems to have made it back -- >> and it's on. >> barely, barely made it back. not quite sure how i got roped into this. fortunately i wasn't along. our contest winner joined me on this adventure, and i don't think either of us knew what we were getting into. >> hello, crazy. >> how are you doing?
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>> how are you? >> this is dorothy who is voluntarily doing this. she won our contest to come on the joker with me. >> gets to ride on the joker. >> why do you want to do it? >> something fun to do. >> are you scared? >> no. >> i'm a little scared to flip around six times. are you ready to do the joker? >> i am. >> kristin, tell me what makes this, when you look, it looks like a regular roller coaster. so really no two rides are the the same. so you could ride and flip three times or ride and flip six or seven times. >> i'm a little nervous and freaked out, dorothy seems okay. it's only 40 seconds, i mean, it's fun, right? >> guys all excited to go? i can't believe i'm asking that. all right. let's go. let's go! >> are you guys ready? >> almost. >> all right. too bad. you're going.
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bye, guys. have fun. >> i want to opt out. opt out! i want to opt out. oh, my gosh. >> you want to opt out. >> dorothy? >> yes, dear? just hold on. >> oh, my gosh, dorothy. >> dorothy, you asked for this. [ bleep ] do not look down. >> okay. [ screaming ] [ bleep ]. >> oh, my god! oh, my god! [ screaming ] >> oh, my gosh, oh, my gosh! >> again! >> hold on tight, girl. whoo! whoo, whoo, whoo, whoo, whoo! holy moley.
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>> they don't pay me enough. >> i've been skydiving. i bungee jumped. this was the scariest. >> this was the scariest? >> we did it. >> we did. girl power, right? >> your face was so green. oh, my gosh. >> well, i did, actually -- i felt like i was going to throw up at the end. adam miller was like, if you throw up, we'll edit it out. matt greenfield who was with me said we're not going to edit it out. >> of course not. >> so i pulled it together. but i was in bed for the rest of the day. >> oh, my god. >> how do you compare it to other adventures? >> it was the flipping up and down. not only do you flip and up and down, you don't know what to expect. depending on the weight of the car is depend enter on the number of cars you flip. we weren't heavy on the car so we kept flipping. >> which is why no two rides are the same? >> i would never do it again,
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never, ever. but if you're a roller coaster fan -- >> i think i would love it but not knowing when you're going to flip -- >> right there. right there. you look like you just -- you just had childbirth. >> you have to flip upside down for that, right? >> the same sensation that jill just had, childbirth, however you describe it, the joker officially opens to the public today at six flags adventure in jackson, new jersey. >> good job, ladies. big business and how you can do this is lulu, our newest dog. mom didn't want another dog. she said it's too much work. lulu's hair just floats. uhh help me! (doorbell) mom, check this out. wow. swiffer sweeper, and dusters. this is what i'm talking about. look at that. sticks to this better than it sticks to lulu. that's your hair lulu! mom, can we have another dog?
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is making bathtime fun for all ages. skylar, wanting to avoid the mess of real cosmetic products while keeping the authentic packaging, she created her own pretend makeup set to inspire creativity during playtime. marcia started her company, smart noggin after becoming frustrated with developmental toys on the market, focusing on the importance of brain stimulation, a light-up rattle that encourages visual tracking and rings to stimulate social play and interaction. with their blend of creativity, innovation and passion for playtime, these moms are an inspiration, raising the bar for all mom-preneurs at home with this next big idea. >> so many great women and so many great ideas.
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lauren lyons-cole, good morning. >> good morning. >> i love that we have women of all different ages there, starting out their businesses, as we saw, different backgrounds. what are some of the things to keep in mind if you're starting in your 30s versus later on in life, your 50s? >> starting a business is a big financial commitment. you want to think about the other responsibilities you have. if you're about to pay for your children's college versus a newborn around, your responsibilities will be different. you want to make sure that you can manage both a business and those sorts of obligations. >> manage the risks as well that go along with it? >> exactly, yeah. >> you say important to think big but start small. one way to do that is start with a buddy mentor. what do you mean by that? >> two parts of this, actually. with the internet these days you don't have to take such a big risk. get started on etsy. put the product out there. just spend a few hundred dollars and see if you're getting orders, positive reviews. then grow one step at a time. at the same time, make sure you
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have a buddy mentor, someone who can talk through any of the challenges with you. there will be challenges. but also someone who will cheer lead for you and give you a reality check if you need that. a ment ochor would be great but could also be a fellow entrepreneur. >> how do you approach it wanting to get your family's support? >> if you're a mom you will impact your family if you start a business. you need to make sure your spouse is on board. get your kids on board. of course they're going to support you. if you're shipping orders durth holiday season are they willing to stay up late with you? don't just give them jobs. if you have family members you want to work with, make sure their skill set fills the need you have for the business. at the end of the day this is a business. >> love the tips and ideas. these women are fantastic. hope they're ready for all the intake and calls they're going to be getting. >> i hope so, too. >> thanks so much, lauren.
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visit to find the store nearest you. memorial day weekend is almost here. you know what that means? it's officially summer. >> that's right. if you're thinking of skipping town this summer -- like the sound of that -- travel & leisure jackie gifford is here to tell us about really cool and totally affordable vacation spots you may not have
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thought of. good morning. >> good morning, guys. >> good morning, jackie. >> you think you're one place but you're a completely different place? >> yeah. we're going to kick things off and start in texas. we're going to go to south padre island. so, this has beautiful summer destination. 34 miles of coastline. look, you go there to go out in the water, snorkeling, surfing, banana boat ride. >> looks so tropical. >> it does look tropical. best part about it, the pearl, $167 a night. the best part about this hotel, beautiful rooms, clean, contemporary themes for adults and kids. adults can go to the swim-up bar at the pool, surrounded by beautiful palm trees. kids can do complimentary sand castle making on the beach. >> we spent our family vacations in padre. it's so different now than when i was growing up. >> and overlooking the --
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>> catskills also. >> two hours from new york city. some new properties have opened up. one that we really recommend is called the arnold house. so it's $169 a night. it actually is set in an old boarding house, 100-year-old building, completely rebuilt and transformed. rooms with antiques, vintage furniture. you can visit the charming towns. on site they have really cool things, where live bands come in to play. lots to do. >> next up is al's dream vacation. >> yes. >> hitting the road and taking him here. >> american national park service turns 100 years old this year. consider going to one of them like the grand canyon. you can go and stay at phantom ranch, the only property located below the rim. you take a mule ride, white water raft or walk down. the lodge is built in the 1920s. it's $142 a night.
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roochls are really lovely. and then you don't want to miss hiking to the bottom of the canyon and going to their cantene, where people go to get their breakfast. it's 9.69 miles down, then back up. >> let's do this thing! a cheesy place. >> yes, okay. green lake, wisconsin. >> oh! >> great thing about green lake, it has beautiful 27 miles of shore line. you want to stay at the heidel house resort and spa. you can go out on the water again, canoeing. hiking in the area. spa for the adults. you can also kick back and read a book by the pool. sand volleyball, basketball on site. and board games and crafts for the kids. >> great list, jackie. >> great stuff. really a lot of great things to do. >> thanks, guys. we'll be back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> some of our staffers also got to ride the joker at six flags great adventure, including amanda. >> i loved it. jill, i don't know what your problem was. >> whoo! >> i don't know what your problem was, jill. >> went right after jill. it was so much fun. you're flipping. you're going everywhere. >> like coaster shaming. >> i know. >> no, no, no. >> never again. i will never again. >> can't even watch you doing it. people with bad necks should not go on there. >> kid on internet was able to flip the bottle so it lands right side up. >> on the table? >> it's got to stand up. >> that didn't work. al almost got it. >> it's hard. >> we could spend all day trying to -- >> oh, so close. >> that was close. >> oh!
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♪ hey! ♪ they go ooh ooh. ♪ hey! ♪ they go oh-ooh-ooooh. ♪ sitting, watching, waiting, wishing. ♪ ♪ i tell you one thing, you never knew it. ♪ ♪ at the back of the bus ♪ there is so much to give, so dream big. ♪ ♪ yeah. ♪ and when they screaming get out, get out. ♪ ♪ all i wanna hear is get down, get down. ♪ ♪ yeah. ♪ and when they screaming get out, get out. ♪ ♪ all i wanna hear is get down, get down. ♪ ♪ get down, get down. clouds are clearing out all across the bay area and temperatures today still on the k078 fortable side. low 70s through the east bay and peninsula and the north bay as well as the trivalley. in san francisco expect a high
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of 56 degrees. mostly sunny skies today and temperatures will be warming up over the next several days with upper 80s for many of those inland valleys and 60s and 70s along the coast. let's go over to anthony for a look at the roads. >> things are slow across parts of the east bay. dublin you can see cars moving, but only about 10 to 15 miles per hour. slow going with the 680. keep in mind we have a couple of accidents near fremont. this is a slow go and 880 with an accident here. things are looking good through the sunol great. 101 slow all the way up to palo alto. >> happening now, hillary clinton is back in the bay area. she is getting supporters in the south bay. we will have reaion in the midday newscast at 11:00 and a look at nbc bay area.
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donald trump reached the threshold to reach the gop nomination. what the magic number means with the primary still in play and doing the red nose thing. check it out on twitter.
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