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we're going to leave you this morning with rio. >> opening ceremonies now less than a day away. live pictures from the copacabana beach. just take it all in. all your olympic coverage is going to be right here. rio. rio de janeiro. a man goes on a stabbing spree on a london street killing an american woman and injuring five other people. this morning that suspect is in custody as police step up patrols across a nervous city. pressing the panic button. growing concern in the republican party that donald trump's campaign is in need of an intervention. sources telling nbc news party leaders want to sit the candidate down and convince him to change his tone and approach as trump insists the party is the picture of unity. >> the campaign is doing very well. it's never been so well united. new cases new concerns, the pentagon announces that nearly three dozen members of the u.s.
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military have contracted zika virus as the head of the cdc gets set to tour miami's hot zone today. kicking it off in style. >> lloyd is there and it loops in! >> the u.s. women's soccer team wins big in its rio debut. >> the shot is taken and it goes in the near post. >> as preparations for the opening ceremony enters the final stretch. today is thursday, august 4th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news this is a special edition of "today" countdown to rio with matt lauer live from rio de janeiro, brazil, and savannah guthrie live from rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to a special split edition of "today." it's thursday morning. we have matt in rio. the olympic action is under way. the opening ceremony just one short day away. i love how u.s. women's soccer
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started us off. >> yes, not too bad. but i want to show you something funny first, savannah. i'm here along the promenade at copacabana beach. we haven't formally started the games yet. i ran into the mascots from 2018. life moves fast these days. guys, good to see you. cool. head butt. got it. cool. we'll see you guys in two years. you're right, by the way, great start for the u.s. women's soccer team. 2-0 or 2-nil over new zealand. in terms of what's happening here this morning, we're a little tired. we were at maracana stadium as we were watching rehearsal of the opening ceremony. i can tell you this, savannah, it's great. americans are going to love it. brazilians are going to be so proud. >> matt, don't worry, we're not going to rewind and replay the
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high five you tried to do with the mascot. we'll check back in with you in a moment. let's get to our top story. it is a disturbing one. a vicious stabbing attack and near london near the famous british museum and two americans are among the victims. a 19 year old is in custody. let's go straight to kelly cove ya. >> reporter: just hours after police said more armed officers would protect london streets -- >> you have to be ready for the challenge. >> reporter: a man with a knife attacked stabbing six people around this central london square blocks from the british museum. an area packed with hotels, bars and tourists. >> he was actually carrying a knife in his hand and he had blood on his hands. >> reporter: under this tarp, the body of a 60-year-old woman. from america. paramedics tried to save her but she died at the scene. police say the first call came at 10:33 last night and six minutes later they tasered the suspect. a 19-year-old man. >> all of the work that we have
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done so far increasingly points to this tragic accident as having been triggered by mental issues. >> reporter: britain like the rest of europe is on edge after terrorist attacks in brussels and nice. earlier this week the french priest killed by isis sympathizers was laid to rest and this man who attacked passengers at a london underground station last december was sentenced to life in prison. britain terror attack threat is at its second highest level, severe. police warning the question is not if but when. police are saying that the suspect is a norwegian national of somali decent. norwegians saying he's been in this country for the past 14 years. no signs he was radicalized. >> thank you. now to the presidential race here and the mountaining pressure facing donald trump from key republicans to tone down and refocus his campaign. will there be an intervention? our decision 2016 team has had
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all covered. let's start with nbc's hallie jackson. hallie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this morning we're at the start of a critical window for donald trump to show he can make a comeback after a couple of the worst days of his campaign yet. you can call it a tale of two campaigns. publicly advisers insisting there's no intervention, no drama, no panic. privately top republicans telling nbc of a deep and growing frustration as trump fends off controversy after controversy. ♪ on stage revealing what he did backstage. >> just a little while ago i met with the gold star families. the love in that room was so incredible. >> reporter: donald trump's meeting coming as he faces fallout from his criticism of two other gold star parents. >> you have sacrificed nothing. and no one. >> reporter: just one in the long list of controversies trump is trying to get past as a new poll shows he's sinking down
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double digits to hillary clinton nationally and now upping the attacks on her after a reported $400 million secret shipment to iran returning iranian cash part of a settlement over a failed arms deal at the same time as release of american detainees. >> can you say i wonder what happens with that $400 million? i wonder who ends up getting it, right? >> reporter: clinton forced to defend the controversy. >> as far as i know it had nothing to do with any kind of hostage swap. or any other tit for tat. >> reporter: trump slamming democrats, staying on script, what his campaign wants to see. >> this was all started by hillary clinton. >> reporter: it's republicans attempting to reset. multiple high level sources telling nbc news trump supporters like rudy giuliani are hoping for a possible intervention in an effort to get the trump train back on track. ally newt gingrich telling "the
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washington post" trump's more unacceptable than clinton right now. frustrated republicans following trump's refusal to endorse paul ryan a major misstep. his own runni inning mate split off to back ryan himself with trump's blessing he says -- >> he strongly encouraged me to endorse paul ryan in next tuesday's primary, and i'm pleased to do it. >> reporter: trump advisers pushing back on reports of a campaign in crisis. >> the candidate is in control of his campaign. the campaign is in very good shape. we are organized. we are moving forward. >> reporter: now all eyes on trump's children. some of the few people with sway over their new notoriously unpredictable father as trump gets good news on the money fronraising about 80 million in july with the party, his campaign says. the most of any month yet. through all of this, the clinton campaign is actively courting republicans and independents with a new big name gop defector, meg whitman, a top businesswoman and donor. a couple swing state polls out
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this morning show clinton leading trump including in new hampshire as trump heads to new england today with a town hall set for maine. savannah? >> hallie jackson, thank you. chuck todd is in washington for us this morning. chuck, good morning to you. i know you've been reporting about the feeling among some republican officials that maybe there would be a way that trump would actually withdraw from the race or be persuaded to do so. is that real or is that establishment fantasy at this point? >> i think it's a fantasy. i can't believe the number of conversations that i had yesterday where that issue was there. that somehow in a meeting with him they could convince him to do this. i think that's definitely fantasy. what really they're hoping to do is in the same way that you had republican leaders who were unhappy with trump, they went to his children, they convinced him to change campaign managers and it was the children that finally made that happen. they convinced him to pick mike pence over his own gut which was perhaps a newt gingrich for running mate or something like
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that. again, the children were involved. i think realistically what they hope to do is say good grief, can you at least put some structure in place. can you not do 17 interviews in between rallies and get yourself off message and stop attacking this person and stop attacking republicans? so, i think they're hoping realistically that maybe with the help of the kids they're able to say, hey, at least provide some structure here and tone it down. >> what irritates so many republicans, if it was any other candidate running against hillary clinton, this would be a rough patch for hillary clinton given some of the items in the news. >> incredibly rough patch whether it's the current state of the economy, anemic growth, whether it is her insistence again that somehow dreker comey let her off the hook on e-mails and she sort of reinterpreted what comey said in a way that was misleading. throw in the discomfort from
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many on this iran deal. the point is never mind we just started air strikes in libya because isis is there. libya was a high profile intervention that hillary clinton pushed. the point is in the last five days this could easily have been hillary clinton's worst five days post-convention and instead the exact opposite and it's all due to donald trump's lack of self-discipline. >> chuck, i have 30 seconds and two raw politic things. talk to me about polls and the fund-raising game. >> i can tell you the polls look like it could be disastrous by next week for donald trump. all hints are this bounce is real and you see it trickle into the states. we could see double digit leads for clinton in swing states. the money, you have to say that donald trump looked like a national candidate that you would expect a mitt romney to have looked like four years ago with the amount of money he raised in july. july was a great month. july was the most unified the republican party had been in seven months. >> from small donors. >> all small donors.
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let's see what happens in august though after six incredibly bad days for him. >> chuck todd in washington, thank you so much. chuck mentioned the obama administration is once again raising concerns about funding the fight against zika as officials deal with the outbreak of that virus in miami and this morning we're learning about new cases in u.s. military. nbc's kerry sanders has the latest on this. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this morning an all-out war is now under way against the homegrown zika mosquito. this morning at a nearby airport they loaded a plane with a chemical called malid. that expected to be more effective than what they have actually been using on the ground. the nalid chemical will be disbursed over a ten-mile area, one of the questions people have is, is it safe to be outside? experts say the best advice is to limit your time outside as this chemical is drifting down,
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stay inside for about two hours. this morning the pentagon confirms that 33 u.s. service members including a pregnant woman have contracted zika. all of the cases outside the united states. six family members of service personnel have also contracted the virus. the news comes as health officials in the united states are now cautiously optimistic they can get the homegrown virus now in one area of miami under control. >> i don't think it will be easy. i think it will be difficult. i do believe we can contain it. >> reporter: the battle plan from the air spread a ten-mile area around the zika zone with an insecticide but is it safe? >> you can never say something like that is 100% safe. you should tell people if they see the plane coming over, to go inside. it's just the prudent thing to do. >> reporter: the mayor of miami thinks the city is being prudent when it comes to the wynwood neighborhood, center of the zika outbreak, but he is concerned fear is hurting the local economy. >> it's impacting the image of
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wynwood no doubt about that. i understand for pregnant women. that's been misinterpreted. don't travel to miami. >> extend the left leg. >> reporter: at the body belly baby class which isn't near wynwood, pregnant women like amanda are scared. the new normal always includes mosquito repellent and despite temperatures topping 90 degrees, her new dress code is long sleeves and pants for going out. >> i actually just spent so much money on amazon buying more bug spray. i have bug spray in my car, my husband's car, my purse. all over the place. we're trying to do everything we can. >> reporter: the florida governor rick scott has announced the department of health here in the state will now provide free zika tests to any pregnant women in the state. there had been a lot of calls, ob-gyns reporting that there have been calls for these tests which up until now were not
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covered by insurance and were rather costly. now they will be provided free. savannah, we're going in because i think the plane will be over our heads shortly. >> thank you very much, kerry. that sounds good. a former washington, d.c. transit cop back in court today to face federal terror charges. 36-year-old nicholas young was arrested in an fbi sting. prosecutors say he was under surveillance for five years. young is accused of buying nearly $250 in mobile apps he thought would be used to scramble messages among isis operatives. if convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison. in the meantime, drought and heat are stoking 27 large wildfires burning in the west in california the so-called cold fire is growing fast. about 100 people have been forced to evacuate and over 700 firefighters are battling the flames on the ground, in the air and with water dropping helicopters. so far more than seven square miles have been scorched.
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fire officials say that fire is only about 10% contained right now. let us take a turn and go back to matt down in rio. hey? >> hey, savannah. good to see you. final countdown for tomorrow night's opening ceremony. members of team usa have seen their first action here. wow. what a great start for the women's soccer team. they looked impressive in their debut. 2-0 over new zealand as they go for their fourth straight gold medal. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is up at olympic park. peter, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt, good morning to you. the mayor here declaring a citywide holiday as the torch begins to make its way around the city of rio. you were talking about team usa women's soccer, beginning their charge toward a fourth consecutive gold. but already facing off against a chorus of boos. >> lloyd is there. and it loops in! and carli lloyd has the opening goal. >> reporter: for u.s. women's
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soccer team so far too good. >> morgan and the shot is taken! >> reporter: team usa under the lights in its opening game shutting out new zealand with a decisive 2-0 win. >> united states are off to a winning start. >> reporter: the americans eyeing a fourth consecutive gold. the crowd getting on the team's veteran goalkeeper. hope solo and shouting zika. apparent backlash over her reluctance to attend the games because of the zika virus including these tweets -- >> at least it's loud in the stadium. i rather have that than hear a needle drop. >> reporter: earlier the canadian women scoring the fastest goal in olympic history. just 20 seconds into their opening match. the u.s. flag today set to be raised at the athletes village. already flying an olympic flag honoring ten refugee athletes competing here who no longer have a country to call home. in the wake of a doping scandal,
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the russian flag is blowing in the wind but the team's fate is up in the air. all russian weight lifters will miss the games and 17 of the rowers. their suspension appeals rejected. and this morning, even before his first event here in rio, michael phelps may be opening the door to a possible return in 2020. >> my potential last olympics so you don't beat me to death about coming back. i'm not but i'm just going to say that. >> reporter: with phelps leading 553 american athletes in tomorrow night's opening ceremony, that news first announced here on "today." -- >> it's a huge honor to me -- his roommate and rival, ryan lochte says the 18-time gold medalist is the ultimate flag bearer. >> there's no other better person than michael. really excited and i kind of want to steal that jacket. >> reporter: that jacket by ralph lauren, the first of its kind. letters illuminating, spotlight
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an unforgettable honor. kind of looks like something out of "the hunger games." right? this is michael phelps' fifth olympics. only the first time he'll be marching in the opening ceremony. speaking of the opening ceremony, we aren't there yet, we're already talking about 2020 in tokyo. the ioc now announcing the return of baseball and softball in 2020. the olympic debuts of four additional sports. karate, skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing. matt? >> we love those sports. we could surf here at copacabana. peter, thank you very much. coming up, we're going to take you on a tour of the breathtaking beaches here, including -- don't forget, hoda, meredith, vieira and i will host nbc's coverage of the opening ceremony that's tomorrow night 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific. savannah, can i tell you, our crowd is growing here on a
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thursday morning. and a gold medal handed to hoda for olympic selfie taking here. here she comes. >> there she is. >> there you go. >> all right. let's check back in with you in a second. i'm excited about karate. maybe there's hope for us yet. >> there is no hope. no, there isn't. all right. let's show you there's been severe weather going on out in the southwest. we've been telling you about monsoons that would be developing. this is in utah along the utah/arizona border. flash flooding breaking out and we'll probably see more of that today and vivid lightning in las vegas last night. look at that. the sky is lighting up the strip. we'll probably see more today. take a look. the monsoon still active and so all of that moisture streaming up. we have flash flood watches and warnings stretching from southern california all of the way into colorado and the rockies. anywhere from flash flood
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watches for the four corners. heaviest rain in the san juan mountains of colorado. rest of the country some wet weather through the southeast. beautiful here in the northeast. warm weather making its way into the pacific northwest and the host country brazil kicking off soccer today. they are going to take on south africa at 3:00 p.m. game time 3:00 p.m. you can watch coverage on nbc sports network. they'll have sunshine and 79. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. with kindness" playing) play it again. (selena gomez's "kill 'em with kindness" playing) play it again. (selena gomez's "kill 'em with kindness" playing) play it again. (selena gomez's "kill 'em with kindness" restarts) play it again. (announcer vo) however you use your data, verizon has the best deal. now, get up to four free samsung galaxy phones, four lines, and 16 gigs for only $150. switch to verizon now for the best deal on america's best network. only on verizon.
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good thursday mopping. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we begin with clouds and mist of drizzle in san francisco. temperatures are generally in the upper 50s to lower 60s now. heading up to the 63 degrees in the city. 84 degrees in the tri-valley with some lower 80s for the north and south bay. the peninsula today only reaching lower 70s. it will be cooler today. and the next couple of days as we get ready for a nice start to the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. coming up, a dream vacation turned into a nightmare. our exclusive interview with the texas woman who lost her husband and young son in that terror attack in nice. let's head back to rio. >> savannah, thanks very much. here in rio, high security, less hassle. inside the luxury cruise ship that's home to the superstars of team usa's men's basketball team
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for the duration of these games. but first, on a thursday morning, this is "today" on nbc.
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coming up, we'll take you to the beach. >> we have the brandt family. how many olympics have you been to? >> this is my 18th olympics. >> he wants to wrap it up in tokyo. a whole olympic family right here. we'll be back after your local news.
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head out the door and get this thursday started. once again, it will be cooler today after those clouds clear out. we will get sunshine. highs in the low 80s for the inland valleys. over toward concord, 80 degrees, san jose. 78 degrees in oakland. 68 and 63 degrees in san francisco. santa rosa today will be checking in right at about 78 degrees. nows over the next few days we stay cooler than average. it will be a nice start to the weekend. let's head over to mike to see what's happening on the roadways. >> we're looking at smooth flow of traffic. anywhere north of dumbarton bridge is light for a thursday. but south bay, northbound 280 and 85, right around the 17 interchange, slower drive there. it's 101 that's had a problem for the last half hour. the crash north 101 over at matilda has been over on the right-hand shoulder. chp is on scene. a distraction. adds to the slowing heading up toward 237 which is mild right now heading up in toward the rest of the mountain view area. a great flow of traffic there. and around the rest of the bay across the bridges. back to you. mike looks good.
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we'll have an update for you on that standoff in san francisco in just 30 minutes.
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we're back now. 7:30 on a thursday morning. it's the 4th day of august, 2016. such pretty pictures everywhere you look here in rio. there is beach volleyball venue just up the beach from where we are this morning. savannah is back in new york along with al. i want to make sure you've been paying attention. the beach behind us is -- >> copacabana. >> right. the next beach we're going to is called -- >> ipanema. >> very good. we'll take you for a tour. what's at the other end of
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ipanema? >> ipanema south. >> no. we'll take you for a tour and we learned a brand new sport. we'll tell you about that and we'll talk to mike tariq in a minute. with all he's done in his career, these are his first olympic games. we'll get his perspective in just a little while. >> that's fun. we'll look for that. let's look at the headlines this morning. top republicans frustrated by donald trump's tactics in the presidential race are hoping to convince him to reset his campaign. sources are telling nbc some supporters want to go as far as to hold an intervention with the candidate but trump is pushing back at these reports saying his campaign has never been more united. one man is in custody this morning after a deadly knife attack in central london. an american woman was killed. at least five other people were hurt. police are looking at terrorism as one possible motive. and there are lingering flight delays and cancellations at dubai's airport more than 24
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hours after that emirates passenger jet landed there. all 300 people onboard survived. some of them were recording the harrowing moment that the plane touched down. we'll have a lot more on that and latest on the investigation coming up. for now, matt, we'll send it back to you in rio. >> a scary situation, savannah. thanks very much. meantime, there's been an awful lot of talk about housing for athletes while they're in rio. the majority are staying in athlete's village but when you're a recognized global superstar, you need to make other accommodations. i'm talking about keir simmons. he's got more on the housing situation. keir, good morning. >> good morning. it's kind of cool to think that some of the world's top sports stars are waking up in rio and some are waking up by the sea. for decades team usa's basketball men's team has not stayed in the olympic village. take a look at where they're
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staying this year. ♪ i need you >> reporter: singing on the flight to rio. the u.s. men's basketball team looking to score their third straight gold. they've medaled in every olympics since 1984. with success comes high security for some of the world's highest paid athletes. that's the nba players arriving and behind me this huge ship is where they are staying. venture out and they might be mauled. what's it like to see them? >> amazing. >> reporter: big fans? >> yes. >> reporter: onboard they have a spa, pool and big beds for basketball players both men and women's teams. >> pretty big. i have a walk-in closet. it's awesome. >> reporter: luxurious. how is the accommodation, guys? it's not all good. the drive to the olympic stadium is long and you often get held up in traffic. the players are not going to love that. most athletes stay in the
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olympic park even though nba players are representing home countries. here's the australian putting up his own shower curtain. the same boat used to host vip guests at super bowl xlvi will dock soon. new york's own carmelo anthony has been learning portuguese along with other team members. hours after arriving in rio, we spotted him looking around his new digs. one more win this summer and he'll be the most decorated olympic basketball player in the world. with the place to hold the party. ioc spokesperson told me they're not aware of any stake hoellsta staying on a ship for them. they wouldn't let us onboard. >> maybe it was the accent. i'm not sure. keir, good to see you.
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thanks very much. we're going to bring in now mike, longtime espn journalist. huge fan. part of nbc's coverage. >> great to be here with you, matt. >> you have done everything in your career. including covering a world cup here in 2014 in rio but never an olympic games. what are your expectations? >> just the passion that all corners of the globe coming together especially at a time like this where the world seems so angry and fragmented and all of the news is negative. where else are we gathering over 200 countries to bring together just for competition that joy of the world. i'm looking forward to see how that comes together and hopefully it's safe. >> not to shed the heartwarming things you said but people care about medals. we have to admit. how is it looking for team usa in her rio? >> with the doping issues, some russian athletes not here, probably even better chance. china second. one thing as you've experienced at the games, when that home nation plays, you want to see
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them boost their medal count and perhaps that would happen for brazil this time around. >> on average 50% boost of gold medals and 20% in medals overall. >> you saw it in vancouver and london. team gb was energized by the crowd. sometimes you play at home and it's more pressure. in the olympics it pushes athletes farther. >> what do you expect in glamorous sports. we're talking swimming, gymnastics, basketball, beach volleyball? >> beach volleyball will be glamour here. we love the game here in brazil and our american teams, both women and men are so strong. those will be events happening here on copacabana beach where they break out in the middle of the day. that will be great. you mentioned basketball. usa has so many strong teams especially on the women's side where we'll see american medals pile up. >> we were talking before the show can athletes live up to the expectations and can some other athletes shatter expectations?
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names come to mind for you? >> simone biles. go win four or five gold medals. michael phelps, most decorated olympian we've had, go win another two or three gold. that's so hard. as we see, it's one moment in time for all of these athletes. that has to be so much pressure. yet phelps has delivered games after games. can he do it the last time around or we think the last time around? >> just personally, is there an event you're looking forward to seeing? >> we're both golf fans. i want to see golf. since 1904 since golf has been in the olympics. i would love to see competition great traction and suck heceed if it doesn't catch on, we ask them to hit a marshmallow and catch it in their mouth. >> great to have you here. we'll have more from rio just ahead. let's go back to savannah in new york. >> all right, guys, thank you so much. >> i got a stunt double in rio.
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this is great. i can rob a bank and use tirico as an alibi. >> here's the weather in your neck of the woods, al. >> don't go anywhere. >> i love it. when i show up at an olympic event, you'll see. i'll get you back. let's show you what we've got going on right now. the heat is back on. excessive heat warnings stretching from oklahoma all of the way into alabama and up into kansas. it will feel like 105 kansas city, little rock, 109. jackson, 107. birmingham will feel like 102. the good news is there's cooling weather coming behind us. look at this. denver 10 degrees below average. ahead of the front, temperatures awfully warm but as we get into the weekend, temperatures will start to moderate a bit new york city in the mid 80s. raleigh low 90s. you go back into the midwest and it's going to look pretty good.
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chicago, you're going to have a picture perfect weekend. 79 degrees on sunday. minneapolis, 81. will continue in san francisco. highs there only reaching 63 degrees. it will be up to 75 in redwood city and 84 today in los gatos. in the north bay, up to 74 in napa and walnut creek, 79 degrees and tri-valley, livermore reaching 86 degrees. our temperatures slightly cooler than average and that will continue over the next few days. we're catching a break with the warmup early next week. >> get your weather any time you need it. go to the weather channel on cable. facts you've been told your life that are completely wrong but first a "today" exclusive.
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>> reporter: kim copeland took this photo of her 11-year-old son brodie, a minute before he was killed in the nice terrorist attack. >> all of a sudden i hear my husband scream "watch out." i look up and see a big white truck headed straight toward us. >> reporter: sean copeland ran to his son and then chaos and the unthinkable. when you went to brodie, what condition was he in. >> not good. i knew that he was gone. >> reporter: sean lived a few hours. the entire time asking about brodie. >> we were that family that was two americans that died, that's us, that's our two americans. it's a nightmare. >> reporter: it was a dream vacation. in the days after the attack, kim and her stepchildren alone in france but feeling love from home. >> facebook messages and text
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messages and posts and tributes and even though we were not responding directly to them. we were reading them. >> reporter: the tributes and memorials are over now and kim says difficult reality is sinking in. you're back in texas. what's the hardest part about that? >> the house. yep. >> reporter: your home? >> my home. >> reporter: brodie's home, sean's home. >> the house that we built together that we wanted to live in forever is empty. >> reporter: she wants people to know that brodie loved baseball and was a friend to everyone and that her husband, sean,'s warning likely saved three lives. >> i don't regret going on our family vacation together because we had the most amazing days and
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minutes together as a family of five i wouldn't take back. >> reporter: kim says she's doing okay. how do you get out of bed each morning? >> i get up and go for them so that they know i'm okay. neither one of them would want me to be sad. >> reporter: a father and son lost to terror but their lives and love never forgotten. for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news, austin. >> brings it home. our hearts and prayers are with them for sure. them for sure. we're back rigif you want to sell your car carmax will give you seven days to consider their offer. why seven days? science. join me as we walk through the seven stages of decisioning. 1. consideration. 2. questioning. 3. deciding. 4. queso. 5. nap. 6. sudoku. 7. tambourine practice. i think i made my point. they'll give you an offer for your car, you take seven days to think about it. ♪
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welcome back. that was our crowd, matt. how's your crowd doing? >> it's good. we were just talking to these nice people, savannah. look who we see running on the beach back here? it's billy bush. the bush man. >> looks like he has a beer in his hand. >> billy bush is ready for rio. the question is, is rio ready for billy bush. see me. see me. don't stare at me. see me. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious. see me to know that... ...i won't stop until i find what works. discover cosentyx, a different kind of medicine for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. proven to help the majority of people find clear or almost clear skin. 8 out of 10 people saw 75% skin clearance at 3 months.
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good thursday morning. i'm kari hall. a lot of clouds and drizzle over san francisco. it will be a cooler day. right now, 57 degrees there. mostly have 50s, low 60s now for san jose. elsewhere in the mid to upper 50s. but it will be much cooler afternoon. and some spots dropping by at least ten degrees. in fairfield we're going to see a high of 80 degrees. also 80 in concord. in oakland today expect it to top out at 68. and 76 in palo alto. san jose, 78 degrees. livermore, still in the warm side reaching 86 degrees. but definitely an improvement over the triple digits and the 90s we had recently. over the next few days expect it to be nice and cool as we get ready to start out the new weekend. and then next week we'll start to see our temperatures climbing back up once again. . let's head over to mike to see what's happen og the roadways. >> calm around the bay.
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but another annoy answer for the south bay northbound 101, the crash on matilda on the shoulder, before you get there there's a daisabled vehicle. you see the slowing by the arrow. 87 slows into downtown. starting to let up. north 880 around whipple, another crash there. both directions toward 92. typical slowing there through hayward. and also bogging down around the coliseum from northbound 880. back to you. mike, thank you. happening right now, just tweeted out an update to the soberanes fire near big sur. it's 51,000 acres. for context that's an area as big as fremont. the second largest city in the bay area behind san jose. containment of that fire is up to 27%. we'll be posting an update on the sentencing later this morning of raymond "shrimp boy" chow. they convicted the gang leader back in january. he's going to be sentenced on 162 counts that includes murder
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, life's a beach. matt and hoda go off duty in rio as they explore the city's world famous beaches and a whole lot more. >> hi. >> really? >> what is happening? >> then, a candid conversation. jennifer garner opens up about life in the limelight, balancing work and motherhood and her relationship with ben affleck. >> how is your family doing? >> we're definitely a modern
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family. and survey says, al takes us behind the scenes of "family feud." "today," thursday, august 4th, 2016. ♪ >> good morning, north carolina. >> all of the way from san diego. >> good morning, illinois. ♪ >> good morning, boston. >> today is my sweet 16. >> al, i want a hug for my birthday. >> birthday girls here in nyc! it's 8:00. it's thursday morning. it's the 4th of august, 2016.
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great crowd out here on the plaza. we've got al making his way. we've got dylan. okay. i just want to make sure that everyone caught this. dylan's throwback thursday song is "bust a move" and we can have an instant replay of her busting that move. we love it. >> a little bit of kick. >> you think you have athletes down in rio, you have nothing on dylan. >> we can't even compare. let us recap of what's happened to us so far this morning. started the show i ran right into and even head butted the two mascots from the 2020 winter games and then i ran into billy bush jogging on the beach. along the promenade it gets better. looks at what's here. we've got a group of americans including our very own natalie morales and hoda kotb.
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welcome to rio. i need a beer. >> when did you get in? >> i got in yesterday at 11:00 in the morning. i hit the ground running. i have a story coming up. i sat down with jennifer garner. we'll talk about that. family life, balancing it all to her new movie out called "nine lives." we'll talk to her. >> i enjoy this drink. >> come on, bring them over. i'm trading this. >> vodka is the national drink of brazil. >> we'll settle this all and we'll go back to you, savannah. >> a hard day at the office. guys, thank you so much.
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love seeing you, nat. cheers to you. let's get a check of the top stories. tamron is at the news desk. police in london say a woman killed in a knife attack was an american. the stabbing spree happened in an area popular with tourists. the suspect, a 19-year-old man, is identified as a norwegian national of somali descent and does not appear to be radicalized but his mental health is a significant factor in the attack. dramatic new images this morning from inside the emirates jetliner that caught fire and exploded after crash landing in dubai. one firefighter died but remarkably all 300 people onboard the aircraft survived. new video shows the frightening moments inside an emirates jet plane moments after it made an emergency landing at the dubai airport wednesday. george was onboard and said there was no warning the plane was going to crash land.
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>> first, there was a jerk obviously and then the movement of the plane from side to side. and then the smoke eventually. >> reporter: an aviation industry source with knowledge of the accident telling nbc news the explosion may have been caused by a last second attempt to abort landing because of powerful gusts called wind shear. >> it really is beyond the pilots to do much except try to keep the aircraft in a straight line. >> reporter: as the cabin quickly filled with smoke, some passengers actually tried to grab their belongings. >> leave your bags behind! >> reporter: the crew trying to evacuate the jet before the plane engulfed in flames. >> i got out of the plane just as the plane blew up. >> reporter: all 300 passengers and crew including six americans got out alive. there was one fatality. a firefighter battling the flames.
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this morning investigators are looking to the plane's pilots and black box for answers. the rule is to call before you dig. that didn't happen when workers using backhoe in los angeles on wednesday ruptured a gas line. no one, including the backhoe operator was hurt in that. a truck driver was injured and others faced a summer white out when a tractor-trailer hauling buckets of paint overturned on an indiana highway. puddles shut down several lanes. the mess took workers six hours to clean up. i have nothing clever but i bet you do, al roker. >> no. no. i got nothing. >> that's a first in tv history. >> it really is. >> sorry. >> you plead the fifth. >> i think there's a "jaws" reference in there. was there no pun available? >> i don't think so. >> you let us down. >> epic fail.
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jennifer garner has a new movie coming out tomorrow. it's called "nine lives." she recently sat down and chatted with natalie. good morning. >> there's lots of fun in the new comedy "nine lives" but in real life balancing family and work is tough. >> you know if christopher walken is involved and kevin spacey's soul is inside a cat, it's going to be spicy. >> wait a minute. i'm a cat. >> reporter: the star studded cast of "nine lives" have competition in the new summer comedy. fuzzy friends, irresistible and teach an important lesson of prioritizing family first. >> i love the idea of celebrating that parenting is about time.
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you can't buy parenting no matter what. you have to actually get down on the floor and spend time together. >> reporter: garner knows a thing or two about balancing family and work. but it's not always easy being a mom in the spotlight. i read that your son samuel said i hate the paparazzi. he had a bad experience. >> he sees them and says go out and tell them your son does not like it. it kills me. >> you have been very outspoken and helped get the privacy laws enacted here to protect children. has it gotten any easier for you? >> my gosh, it's so much better, natalie. i really do thank all of the legislators that saw wisdom in not allowing paparazzi to lie in wait outside of your school, pediatrician offices, outside of your home. >> reporter: protecting family is not just a message in "nine
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lives" it's the only option for garner and ben affleck. how is your family doing? >> we're definitely a modern family. we're doing really well. thank you. >> you went to europe recently for a good family bonding trip. >> ben was working in london. i felt like the kids should have that experience and he and i are great friends. we just all went. >> that's admirable how you and ben have both all about children first and being a team and that's what you have to do. >> you don't have a choice. it has to be. >> jen talked about a support network and having her family and friends and helping her to follow her career and be where she is today and be the best mom she can be. she's so lovely. i just moved to l.a. she was giving me pointers on where to go and where to work out. can we be friends? let's do book club together.
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come on. >> natalie, thank you. guys, back to you. >> thank you so much. it is time to trend. it's national chocolate chip cookie day. we love to observe national chocolate chip cookie day. these are some of the best. amazing. >> they are like doughnuts. >> let's go to health stories. a lot of health facts that we believe. business insider decided to debunk some of them. al never heard of this. beer before liquor gets you sicker. liquor before beer all clear or never fear. it's not true. it doesn't matter if you drink wine before the other -- if you drink too much, you'll get sick and the order makes no difference. >> i feel like i've done enough
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research to say beer before liquor never sicker. >> forget you, research and science. sugar causes hyperactivity in children. >> not true. >> myth. this is interesting. it started in 1974. a doctor rodewrote a letter to american academy of pediatrics that he believed it to be true and they published it. one doctor's hunch and now we believe it. >> some say they have scientific proof walking around the house. >> if you don't give them sugar, they still get nutty. >> and finally, does anyone here believe in the five second rule? i do. >> no. >> i live it every day. if you drop your food on the floor and it's less than five seconds, you can eat it, no germs. >> if it doesn't get stuff on it. >> i'll drop this on the set and eat this right now.
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no problem. >> i take off the parts. >> that absorbs the dirt. the five-second rule is a myth. >> it's called contact. it's not like germs are going -- okay, now. >> it's not like a lint brush. >> i made it this far and i don't get sick often. >> i think we know how matt lauer comes down on this issue. >>ive a 10, 15-second rule. i have three kids. hoda has five-minute rule. >> i do. when you're watching track and field olympic sports, you're going to see two things. you're going to see amazing athletic talent. two, creative arts and crafts. here's why. in order not to conflict with sponsors, athletes have to conceal any logos on their
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footwear. you'll see a lot of things ranging from simple piece of tape to brightly colored spray paint to some very patriotic designs. >> that's creative. footwear vital piece of equipment and some athletes may not want to share their brand of choice with the world. >> there are so many reasons they do this. some choose to hide logos because they don't want to give free advertising for companies and show companies that they're a free agent. >> a helicopter now. >> wow. >> buzzing us here. dylan, "pop start." >> let's begin with kris jenner. in a car accident wednesday afternoon. there are no details on the other driver. she was alone in the car but her daughter tweeted to reassure
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everyone that her mom is okay. and in other kardashian news, kim kardashian proving she's a loyal blackberry user. she said so my blackberry bold died. i can't find anymore on ebay. i knew this day would come and to be honest i'm prepared. fans tweeting suggestions for kim's new phone. i guess her iphone is what she was tweeting on and still taking selfies. now to taylor swift. the pop superstar is getting attention online but a simple way to avoid the paparazzi. when she was leaving the gym, she walked sideways with her back to the camera and got into her car. simple as that. this isn't the first time she's managed the strut before. remember when she went hiking down the trail backwards to avoid a camera. >> i wouldn't want that side of me being shown. she has a better backside. let's be honest. >> i don't know about that. >> thanks, al.
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you can have another cookie. let's get a check of the weather. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by camping world. get one stop shopping for everything rv at your nearby camping world rv supercenter. >> quick check of your weather. heavy showers and thunderstorms moving through the northern plains. wet weather down through the gulf and that monsoonal moisture continuing into the mists around parts of the bay area. it's still cloudy in san jose. the temperature now, 59 degrees. and it will be much cooler in the south bay as well as most inland areas. up to 79 degrees in morgan hills. mission district, expect a high of 63 degrees. oakland, 68 degrees and 86 today in livermore and a nice weekend ahead. >> don't forget to take us with
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you. "today" show radio, seirius xm channel 108. >> announcer: open a coke and enjoy the games. >> on "today's" rio we reached final countdown for the opening ceremony tomorrow night. team usa 554 athletes here in rio. guess what? they'll have even more when it comes to tokyo. >> guess what? they also added five new sports in tokyo. ready? baseball, softball, new sports karate, climbing, skateboarding a and surfing. >> all week long we've showed you copacabana beach but just alongside copacabana is another very famous beach. it's called ipanema and hoda and i took a trip to check it out.
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♪ >> when you talk about the atlantic ocean and beauty in brazil, it's not all about copacabana. we're in an area right now where we want to show you this beautiful beach. one of the most popular here. it goes from where we're standing right now all of the way down to that jetty that sticks out in the middle of the beach. >> that beach is called ipanema. >> world famous. >> and a bunch of people -- what's cool about this spot if you want a great sunset and you can't a cold one, you sit there and watch the sunset. i would like some coconuts. i've been practicing how to say it. i'm ready.
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excuse me. yes. how do you do it? can i try? >> be careful. seriously. >> one, two, one. that's hard. >> how's this going so far? you're going to hurt him. >> i'm doing it. get in there. >> i can't believe how brave you are to let her do that with it in your hands. >> i never, ever quit. >> i'm going to enjoy my coconut back here. are you done? >> do you want me to hold yours? >> so many interesting things about rio. one, it's a place of contradiction. if you look there on that beach, that's the most expensive area in all of brazil.
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>> that's right. if you look over your shoulder climbing up that hillside, one of the poorest neighborhoods in all of rio. kind of cool to look at the promenade here. in copacabana the stones were arranged in a swirling pattern. here it's different. apparently each beach has its own look. >> hey. hi. >> really? >> how do i get down there? >> why don't you jump? >> what's the deal with the game? i don't understand. you don't use your hands. no hands. you can use your head and feet. over the net. >> yeah. like volleyball. >> all right. let's play. did i win? ow. >> you can't use your hands. >> no hands.
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>> good. >> should matt play? >> i don't want to make them look bad with the body. seriously. they're going to get jealous. >> what! what is happening? matt won. >> here we go. >> i don't know what to do? i think that's a wrap, baby. >> that was great. >> thank you so much. >> thank you very much. >> that was great. >> a lot of people also go out to this rock that separates ipanema from copacabana. >> are we going home? to the copacabana. >> do those have any traction on them? >> no.
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whose idea was this? >> i love ipanema. gorgeous.i'm ... ==take vo== developing news right now in san francisco... e good morning at 8:26. developing news still at this hour in san francisco where a police standoff is in its second day. it's now at 19 hours long. we've just learned that a man holding police at bay is considered to have mental health issues. that is according to nbc bay area reporter who is speaking with the family members this mo morning. police were alerted to that area 1:30 yesterday afternoon. officers chased the man into his ho home. we will continue to provide you updates on that story. right now, mike is tracking a crash in san jose. >> that issue in san francisco, that does not affect ocean
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avenue, which is a major roadway there. over here, the rest of the bay, really pleasant drive right now. seconds ago cleared the roadway. take a while for that to recover. that could mean more slowing for northbound 280. now let's look over here towards oakland for 880 at well. this is about the slow west we've seen it all morning. clear by the time you get downtown. thank you very much. that's going to do it for us right now. we'll see you again in 30 minutes with more updates.
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8:30 on a thursday morning. the 4th of august, 2016. the crowd is building. we have guys over here who get an a for effort. they came all decked out in their best usa paraphernalia. thanks to them. natalie and hoda will stick around. you'll have a great interview for us tomorrow morning. >> i'm going to talk to the fierce five, the gymnast that
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we've grown to love. simone biles and company. we'll have that tomorrow. >> busy here one day away from the opening ceremony. savannah, guys, we can't wait. we'll send it back to you. we miss you guys the. >> we miss you, too. >> look forward to seeing you. >> can't wait. also this morning, we'll have a country party out on our plaza. tomorrow we've got this concert from blake shelton, music superstar, "voice" coach and we'll get into the mood for that today. >> country fashion that looks good in case you need inspiration head to our plaza to see what's going on. i don't know what happened there, savannah guthrie. >> a country fashion show to get everyone excited about blake on the plaza. >> the lady screamed when you said blake. >> that was me. >> a sausage party in studio 1a. the animated new movie and let's say this one isn't for the kids. they'll tell us all about it. >> not for the children.
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>> we'll show you what happened when i visited the set of "family feud." >> let's get a check of the weather. >> let's show you what we have going on. looking ahead to the weekend, for tomorrow, wet weather along the southeastern atlantic coast into the ohio river valley. wet weather through the southwest into the mississippi river valley. west coast looking good. saturday a lot of rain new england mid-atlantic all of the way into the gulf. showers in the four corners. western third of the country looking good. sunday, sunday, more rain through the mississippi river valley on into the gulf coast. western third still looking good. things clear up around the great lakes on into the northeast, new england and the mid-atlantic good morning. it will take a while for those clouds to clear out near the coastline. meantime, we're getting sun in the tri-valley. 58 degrees. heading into the mid-80s today, which is much cooler than
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yesterday. cooler temperatures in the peninsula. low 80s for the north and south bay. today in san francisco, expect a high of 63 degrees. it will be cooler than average for the next couple days, so take it in and enjoy. >> that's your latest weather. we have a beautiful young lady here. what's your name? >> shirley. >> you're 80? wow. today. happy birthday. >> isn't she gorgeous? >> i asked for i.d. i didn't believe she was 80. >> they're going out drinking afterwards. >> you're not done. >> i'm not. >> you're still working on our series game on "today." >> one of my favorite all-time game shows, i even got a chance to host the celebrity season a while back. ever since the days of richard dawson, one thing is for sure, you never are going to know what those surveys are the contestants are going to say. >> name something you used as a
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partner to practice kissing. >> yes. >> sister. >> family can be a funny thing. >> name something a burglar would not want to see when they break into a house. >> naked grandma. >> now celebrating its 40th anniversary, "family feud" is big a hit online as it is on tv. >> the guy that had a lot of views on youtube -- >> named something for follows the word pour. you don't get to see the whole thing. i was on the floor for 20 minutes. you the only person that said that. >> a big reason for the show's success, steve harvey marking more than 1,000 shows as host.
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>> people think i'm funny. all i'm doing is just saying what the people at home are thinking. that's stupid. >> still thousands of families a year audition fixing to feud. >> right now we want to land this audition. >> we look for families that are enthu enthusiast enthusiastic. this ain't "jeopardy!." >> the best get called here to a set in atlanta where on this day nine families going through one last round of rehearsals all trying for that coveted spot on the show. >> who has the biggest personality? >> there were nine families. how many of those families will actually make the taping? >> we hope all of them eventually. everybody did a great job in rehearsal. it's very rare that somebody doesn't make it. >> no matter how good of a player you are at home when you come here and the floor is lit up and lights is up, you're not
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going to be as good out here. >> to prove it, steve put me on the spot with the show's signature fast money round. >> it's time to play -- >> fast money! >> you alone by yourself come up with 200 points, you are going to win the "today" show fast money. all right. 20 seconds on the clock. here we go. we asked 100 married men, name your wife's most unappealing habit. >> rubs her ears. >> how deep is your belly button. >> half inch. >> if your love life was a movie, what would it be rated? >> r. >> name a food six inches long. >> hot dog. >> what is matt lauer's sexiest body part? >> his ears. >> let's go al. name your wife's most unappealing habit. you said rubs her -- you got a
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thing for ears. she rubs her ears. survey said? nagging. nagging was number one answer. how deep is your belly button. you said half inch. survey said. half inch was the number one answer. pretty good. if your love life were a movie, what would it be rated. you said r. survey said. r was the number one answer. name a food that's about six inches long. you said hot dog. survey said. hot dog. we need 73 points. what do you think is matt lauer's sexiest body part. here you go. you said his damn ears. matt is going to be shocked when you get back to new york, buddy.
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survey said. i >> i'm stunned. >> his smile was number one. >> sometimes i get lost looking at his lobes. >> you do have an ear thing. >> we learned a lot about you there. >> probably too much. >> deborah rubbing the ears. >> to get your mind off that, all of the families who audit n auditioned on our day made the final cut to appear on the show. coming up next, seth rogen and james franco are here talking about getting animated in their new movie and it's called "sausage party." we'll let you out in a minute. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back. it's 8:41. we have seth rogen and james franco here with r rated "sausage party." it's about a bunch of supermarket foods who thinks paradise awaits when somebody buys them but they find the ugly truth about what happens when they land outside of the grocery store doors. >> in here it seems like the best route is to go through the liquor aisle. shall we? >> what? it seems out of the way. are you sure? >> yeah. totally sure. >> okay. because the way you're saying it doesn't sound like you're too confident. >> yeah. trust me. >> okay. there we go. >> can i just say, guys, that's honestly the only 19 seconds we could find that could be aired on this show. >> that clip is no way indicative of what the movie is about. it's the only airable moment. >> it makes me feel embarrassed.
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>> that's our job is to humiliate you. >> seth, you play a hot dog. tell us the premise after that? >> you're not allowed to i would imagine. it's about food from a grocery store who thinks that something good happens when it's purchased and ultimately obviously something terrible happens and one hot dog has the journey where he tries to illuminate the store into the reality of what happens. meanwhile, there's another hot dog that's out in the world that encounters james franco's character who is just named druggy. >> i'm one of the only humans. i didn't get to play food in this one. >> your character's name is druggy which leads to the question who is the target audience here for this movie? >> not children i would say. i really think it's for everyone honestly. it's been so much better received than you would think a movie about a talking hot dog would be.
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we really put a lot of thought into this movie honestly. it was inspired by our love of pixar movies and animation. it has a lot of surprisingly deep ideas in it again considering it's essentially talking food for 90 minutes. i think people will be surprised how much heart there is in the movie and there's as lot of theological thought that went into the movie. if you bring your kids to it, you are a bad parent. >> we made that so clear. >> i think it's the best movie seth and the gang has done. >> really? >> i told one of his producers i think it's the best movie ever made. >> i would say just for the shear number of hot dog doubles, that was incredibly impressive. >> exactly. >> if there were a gold medal. >> i think that we put a lot into it. i think it's a genuinely funny movie.
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you know, people are so fascinated by the secret life of the objects and things that surround them that the secret life of food is such an obvious arena to go down. it makes sense why a kids' movie wouldn't explore that because it's quite horrific what happens to food but that's why we tackled that subject. >> listen, let's talk about your relationship. >> why don't we. >> as we do, roll the video, please. why do you think it works? >> look at us. >> i think we met with seth was so young and impressionable. >> i was under age. he was the alluring older man. he was inviting me on fancy dinners. it was like "50 shades of grey." >> i can't say i didn't invite that. we love that parity of kanye and kim video. did you fight over who got to be kim and who got to be kanye?
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>> it was the other way originally. >> i was going to be kim and seth had an epiphany. >> we switched at the last minute. it's not the first time we switched roles? >> anything in the works we can look forward to? >> we made another movie i produced with franco and i directed and i also act in. it's about the making of a movie called "the room" known for being the worst movie ever made and we chronicle the story about the people who made that movie. >> okay. >> before i let you go, you are in a movie, is it about porn? >> it's an hbo show. >> i see the mustache. that made me think -- >> you caught me in my 1970s glory right here. >> always fun to have you here. the movie is called "sausage party." >> you can't even say it. >> in theaters nationwide on august 12th.
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it was a real education. coming up next, we're getting ready for tomorrow's blake shelton concert. stick around for that fashion. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: s >> announcer: soundtrack of style sponsored by jcpenney. get your pennies worth at jcpenney. >> we're kicking off a brand new series this morning called "soundtrack of style." in honor of blake shelton's performance on our plaza, we are going to add country to our look. we are totally in the mood. talk to me about -- this is kelsey. an overall look which is super cute. >> you can't talk about country fashion and not talk about denim and overalls together. it's double the power. you can wear a dress like this. she can go to austin, country music festival.
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so many options and then you can add a pop of color like the cross body bag or keep it neutral like her sandals here. >> super cute. >> hammered metal earrings and you're ready to go. >> kiera looks amazing here. a light dress. crochet knit. sweet and tough like country girls themselves. and turquoise accessories. that southwestern charm. earrings. a nice chunky bracelet. >> looks very good. thank you so much. now, we have the country gentleman. this is mike. looking fabulous i might say. >> mike here is inspired by blake shelton himself. so you often see blake shelton to take a country style and bring it on the red carpet.
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taking a flannel but formal and putting it under a metallic blazer like this. and hands in the pockets. >> looks good. you can wear this anywhere. you wouldn't look out of place. >> it could be casual or formal. mix of denim and blazer. you can really go anywhere. >> good job, mike. our next model is beebe. >> looks beautiful. wearing a southern lady dress. a pop of color on her shoes with a neon coral. it's like a hoop skirt like ladies of charleston. >> i love this copper bracelet. show that off. that's pretty. >> a great way to add a little bit of shine to a more matte dress. >> this is different. this is nicole. >> this is nicole. she is where country meets rock
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'n' roll. a floppy hat style like this. flutter sleeve dress. just kind of feels bohemian in style. you can put cowboy boots with those as well or a suede sandal and she could be in austin, really. >> she could be anywhere. >> nashville. someone will hand her an acoustic guitar and ask her to sing a solo. country is a perfect look for fall. you throw on a sweater and some boots and you're ready for the next one. >> emily, thank you so much. >> if you want more fashion advice including how to turn your summer dress into a fall look, go to we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. o today.. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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here we are on the couch. we better do birthday wishes. >> sounds like a great idea. let's get to smucker's jars and see who we've got. first up, happy 100th birthday to mabel dickinson. she's from louisiana. visited all 50 states, several countries and you know she has a lot of stories to tell and annie grace is 101 years old. she drove until she was 94.
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happy birthday to david. he didn't retire as a lawyer until last year. he still goes to the bar. and ellis hart served his country during world war ii. we salute you, sir. and julia is 100 years old and says secret to longevity is coffee. coffee is the key to survival. happy 100th birthday to leo maki from minnesota. for the past 50 years, leo and his 90-year-old brother enjoy happy hour together. i like that. we salute you for your service. if you know someone turning 100 years old, head to and tell us all about them and include a picture. >> nice. >> what do we have coming up next hour? >> james franco is going to be back. he's got another movie. >> he's busy these days.
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>> and the secret to slicing a perfect bagel. >> to get the most surface for your cream cheese. >> away. >> is that your tip? >> no one will be injured in the next hour. we don't i'm ...
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this morning on "today's take," jennifer garner is with us talking about her new flick "nine lives" and the inside scoop on one of the coolest places to visit this summer and james franco gets more animated than you've ever seen him before. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today." feel like i'm on repeat this week. another beautiful morning here in new york city. just gorgeous weather around here. it's august 4th, 2016. inside studio 1a, i'm willie along with al and tamron. we have your morning jam, al. >> it's major laser featuring
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justin bieber and mo. >> what made you pick this song? >> i heard it and liked it. it just went away. leila is a major lazer fan. >> lucy likes the previous jam. >> love that your daughters keep you cool. >> i don't know if it keeps us cool. we just know what they're listening to. >> rio, the games have begun. opening ceremony is friday. one day away. it's tomorrow. >> the games have already started but they have opening ceremony on friday. >> what's the rush? let's hold the soccer game until friday. >> do we have an explanation about it? >> natalie is down from rio de janeiro with the latest from the games.
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taunting us. >> you know what's better than one coconut, guys? two coconuts. >> why do you do this? that's a screen grab right there. >> i set you up. >> that's going to go viral. >> glad to know dark natalie travels. >> wow. really? really? >> dark natalie is always in rio. >> did you see what mom did this morning? >> they're so refreshing. come on. i had to. it was just for you, al. >> everybody in the studio is thinking it. okay. a show of hands, was everybody thinking that? >> back to the olympic business here, guys. as you talked about, the women kicking us off here. they're hoping to go to their fourth consecutive gold and women with a shutout in the u.s.
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women's soccer team scoring two goals against new zealand. our fans back here on copacabana beach with us enjoying that as well. lloyd and morgan scored two goals for team usa. off to a great start hoping to go for fourth consecutive goal. they play against france on saturday. tough competition in that group. by the way, on the way here i was at the airport and it's really fun when you get to see all of the athletes come in around the same time. who did i run into? none other than some of the family here for olympic gold medalist connor dwyer. there are 21 members of his family including his twin brother there in that picture with me that are going to be here to support him. if you remember, connor was the one who gave me a tour a couple months back at the u.s. olympic training center in colorado springs. i'm going to be cheering him on all the way and all of the other swimmers and all of the athletes
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here for team usa. opening ceremony now just a day away. it's tomorrow night. 7:30 p.m. here on nbc. hosted by matt, hoda and meredith. great to be back in rio. guys, i don't know if you had a chance to check some of the photos that we've been posting from here, but i put this one out there. throwback thursday. for me this is a little bit of a coming home visit. that's me at christ the redeemer statue with my grandparents in the background, my mom is on the right. my older sister patricia on the left. i'm the one with the cute grin in the middle. >> amazing how much you look like your mom. >> fun to be back here in rio. everybody says that. i was seven or eight years old. many moons ago in that picture. it's good to be back. sharing lots of memories and great moments from here in this spectacular city. still to come though this morning, i also have a great interview with jennifer garner before leaving for rio in los
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angeles i had a chance to sit down with her. she gave me a warm welcome there. she's ought promoting her new film "nine lives." she talked about how she balances family life, what's going on with her and ben affleck and so all of that coming up. guys? >> very busy. wow. >> you and those coconuts, very busy. unbelievable. we'll see you in a little bit. >> all right. one of the hot topics this morning, do you answer every e-mail? how many e-mails do you have on your phone right now that you have not answered? >> i keep mine clean. i have zero. >> you remember the new year's resolution -- >> you respond to every e-mail with i got it. >> if there's a direct question. but stuff i don't have to answer, i delete it right away. >> people send e-mails that are more like statements or comments. i don't feel they need a response. people say you didn't respond to my e-mail. it didn't end with a question mark.
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>> you're okay. the co-founder and ceo says some of the secrets of success to his success include a few key things. one of them, you don't reply to every e-mail. based on that, i'm hugely successful. i have -- >> what! 69,433 unread e-mails. >> well, it's not 70,000. >> i didn't know your phone could hold that many e-mails. >> it was over 70,000. i weeded them down. i'll be successful. he also says get lots of sleep. and take time out to think. do you take a moment to kind of -- >> not enough. i try but not enough. >> no. no. you're always moving. always doing stuff. sometimes i get up a little earlier than i need to so i can
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just kind of sit a little bit in the morning. >> i do that on the weekends for sure. i'm up before everybody else. cup of coffee. >> weekend time. an hour before the family is up. it's gold. >> you get up before them and walk around. >> just sit there. even before pepper gets up. >> the dog. >> you hear people moving. okay. it's over. >> feet come down the stairs. the day is on. >> i love that. >> that time of the morning around 7:00, it's gold. >> deborah still asleep? >> everybody is asleep. >> all right. >> and when you wake up on the weekend, you like to cut a good bagel. so let's bring in some bagels. here's an interesting thing. so this is -- when you're in school you think i'm never going to use math ever again. check out this mathematically perfect way of cutting a bagel. it creates two equally linked
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rings and more surface area for cream cheese smearing. >> that's a sharp knife. >> you go in and so you kind of create almost like a half olympic ring of bagels. >> looks like a pretzel. >> cut the bagel in half. >> you have to make four separate cuts. you rotate 180 degrees between each cut. he designed the method. >> i'm sure he's a fine mathematician. who has time? >> my hangry level is past everything. >> you put it on. >> i don't cut bagels. it's one of the frightening things. >> you don't? >> i use the chopper thing. it's like a pineapple thing. >> it squishes the bagel. >> some things intimidate me to cut. a bagel is one of them.
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>> itdo you cut other things? >> yeah. a pineapple, mango, we've done segments -- ladies are nodding as you nodded at the coconut. there are certain things that are hard -- i feel like i'm going to cut my hand. you don't understand this at all? >> i almost cut my finger off a couple years ago. >> that's because you were trying to open a vodka bottle. >> i didn't know we were going to get to those details. >> you were trying to use the sabre method. and there were cocktails before that because you were opening another bottle. >> i think people understand what i'm talking about. >> she's got a bagel. >> i'm not afraid to use it. mangoes, pineapples, some things are hard to cut. >> you cut tropical fruit but you won't cut a bagel. will you
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we're e seeing clouds in the bay area. it will clear out as we start out this morning. it's 57 degrees in san francisco. we have 60 in concorde and livermore. looking at the highs today, it
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won't be as hot as it was yesterday. 80 degrees in fairfield. san jose, 78 degrees. 68 in oakland. 63 in san francisco. and mid-80s for the trivalley. >> that's your latest weather. >> you can use a fork and then a knife. >> up next, jenner garner opens up about her new film and her when people ask me what it's like to win an olympic medal, i tell them, "you already know." the medals you've earned are all around you. your bronze. your silver. your gold. and liberty mutual insures them all. liberty mutual is proud to insure every team usa medal won in rio, just like we protect the medals you've earned in life. liberty stands with you.
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in "nine lives." i caught up with her in los angeles before coming to rio to talk about her latest film and finding balance as a working mom and second chances. >> i kind of remembered. >> jennifer garner is joined by an all-star cast in "nine lives." the role of father played by kevin spacey who is trapped inside the body of a cat named mr. fuzzy pants until he makes things right with his family. >> alley-oop. >> the message of second chances is something that resonates with so many people. why was it important to you to do a film like that? >> i love the idea of celebrating that parenting is about time. you can't buy time. you have to spend time and kevin
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spacey's character is so focused on career and we are all trying to make our kids' lives better. it doesn't have to just live on the floor but you do have to find the time. i love the movie that celebrates that. >> in between nonstop filming schedule, garner found the time for her most important role as mom to her three kids with ben affleck. as modern families go, how is your family doing? >> we're definitely a modern family. we are doing really well. thank you. the kids have had a great summer. it's all going okay. >> you went to europe recently. good family bonding trip. >> ben was working in london on "justice league." i felt like the kids should have that experience. he and i are great friends.
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we just all went and we had an amazing time and he worked hard. >> did they get to see him? >> of course, yeah. i want them to see everything is okay. >> that's really admirable how you and ben have both -- it's all about children first and being a team. that's what you have to do. >> you don't have a choice. it has to be. >> garner also wants to give back. earlier this summer the west virginia native headed back to her home state bringing attention to devastation caused by flash floods. >> people are just made of stern stuff. it's a unique place because people take care of their own there. there is more help that needs to happen. we need a larger neighborhood to take care of our own in this case because the devastation has just flattened people already barely hanging on. >> a humanitarian and hands-on parent with a successful career
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and finds that art is emulating her life. >> i'm glad i'm playing mom. there's no more rich time than when you have your babies and try to figure out how to parent them and balance everything and emotional weight of seeing your children struggle or whatever it is, there's so much there to draw from that it feels like i aged into where i should be as far as acting goes. you know what i mean? as far as my career, i feel like i finally fit. >> she has certainly hit her stride and seems to be doing really, really well. guys, "nine lives" hits theaters this weekend. >> natalie, thanks so much. coming up next, a childhood classic comes to life in the new film "the little prince." we'll talk to star james franco and director mark osbourne after and director mark osbourne after these messages. this is 100% useful for a 100% fresh mouth.. what's it like to not feel 100% fresh? we don't know. we swish listerine®.
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entertaining audiences. >> you will recognize the voice of the fox played by james franco who emphasizes the importance of relationship to the little prince. good morning. good to see you guys. we're excited to have you both. your family is in the building. riley, your child who participated and now your son is a young man now. they're the inspiration in many ways behind this adeapdaptation. >> my wife gave me the book when we were dating in college more than 25 years ago. it was a significant time in our lives. i was getting more interested in animation and i got accepted into cal arts, which is in california. so it was a big move. she gave me her copy of the book as a way to keep me connected. >> very good. >> there you go. >> you were there when they met. >> you provide the voice of the fox. we saw a little bit of it there. it's beautiful the way it's done.
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>> this is an amazing model they made of my character. this is what i look like in the movie. i guess the fox is a particularly beloved character. >> incredibly. such an important character in the book and incredibly important character in the movie. and the hand crafted sort of stop motion footage is unbelievable to see. >> this is such a beloved book. was there a certain amount of pressure to be able to come up with an adaptation that's going to be true and that people are going to embrace? >> that was the scariest thing about this is the book is loved by so many people and i had a deep affection for the book. i knew that so many people have a real strong connection. that's why at first i felt like there's no way that you can make a movie out of the book. lives in imagination of the reader and everybody has their own way of connecting to the book. that's why i came up with this idea of the larger story around the book so that we could let
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the book stay small and poetic and let it be the beating heart of the movie and we could be very, very -- let that sort of be what it is and larger story is celebration of the power of the book and how the book can affect your life. i chose to make the main character a little girl and it was inspired by my daughter as a way to sort of bring us into the world of the little prince. she's the one who reads the story and she imagines it and when she imagines it, it's done in this other kind of animation. >> this is a change for you. this is like doing "sausage party." >> it's so weird. >> he's been waiting to say that. >> here's behind the scenes trivia. he was going to direct "sausage party" and then went with this one. >> you flipped a coin? are you kidding? >> you guys are like six degrees. >> very surreal moment for me.
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>> that's like saying i'm going to do "animal house" or "little house on the prairie." >> that's perfect. >> what was it like for you participating in both of these ventures? >> you know, it was great. they gave me great characters for both. i haven't actually done -- despite talking about two ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (whispers rocket) starting friday at kohl' on score the sneaker brands they love at great savings like vans, skechers and new balance.
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a man thought he was recording them with their phone and attacked him and slashed his face with a knife. the attackers managed to get away. he still say this is kind of thing will not stop him from playing the game. a live report on this story in our next half hour as well. right now a quick break and we'll have a look at weather and traffic. (whispering) what are you doing up? (whispering) mom said i could have a midnight snack. well, i say it's late, and you need to go to bed.
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why? because i am the boss. you're not the boss, mom's the boss. well, technically, we are co-bosses. technically, mom's the boss. mmmm. shhh. the family favorite. yoplait. good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. still cloudy with mist and drizzle in san francisco. it will take awhile before it clears out. right now, 57 degrees. most of us feeling upper 50s to low 60s. over the next several days in san francisco, we'll see the highs in the low 60s and mid-60s but next week it does warm up a few degrees into the upper 60s. . we'll also have a warming trend for the inland valleys as wem. we'll be up to 84 degrees today and some lower 80s for the start of the weekend. we'll be hitting the 90s on monday and tuesday. let's get a look at the commute.
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>> still calm for most of the bay, but san jose we have had a lot of issues going on right here for 280. the biggest concern was an officer whose motorcycle reported down northbound 280. now all the activity is in the center divide. we hear about minor injuries. it will be a distraction and also a problem because while they address this crash, this other crash happened northbound 280. three of your four lanes are blocked there. five vehicles were involved and major injuries from what i'm just hearing. this will be a huge issue traveling north. >> a a busy morning out there. we'll have another update in half an hour. enjoy your day.
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police in london say a woman killed in a knife attack last night was an american. the suspect who was arrested is of somali descent and moved to britain as a young boy from norway. he does appear to have mental health issues. 33 american service members have contracted the zika virus overseas and one of those service members is pregnant. six dependents of military personnel also have the zika virus. in florida today, aerial spraying got under way to help kill mosquitos that spread that
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virus. the international olympic committee has voted unanimously to add five sports to the 2020 tokyo games. softball, football, surfing, climbing. starbucks is recalling 2.5 million metal straws that were to be used with two different sizes of to go cups sold by starbucks. there are reports of children getting cuts in their mouth. kids should not use them and that customers can exchange metal straw for acrylic ones and students will be able to get college credit by playing pokemon go. the department head says it's a way to develop creativity and developing leadership skills. a great way to turn folks onto an active lifestyle. someone who is active in a
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different way and not on pokemon but on his bike and other ways is al roker. let's get a check of the forecast. >> basket weaving. >> don't be that guy. >> credit for pokemon. that's a look at your weekend. i'm too old. i have become that guy. for tomorrow we're looking at wet weather along the southeastern atlantic coast and wet weather through the southwest. saturday that monsoonal moisture continues. more rain along the eastern seaboard into the gulf coast. and then as we move ahead to sunday, sunday, the sunshine returns for the latter part of your weekend northeast new england into the great lakes and out west. more monsoonal moisture in the southwest and wet weather we are seeing a lot of clouds along the coastline. right now it's 57 degrees. mist and drizzle there and also
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in san francisco. but it will clear out to give us some sunshine today and a high of 63 degrees in the mission district. the pacifica area up to 61 degrees. warm in some spots like the trivalley where we top out in the 80s. oakland at a nice comfortable 68 degrees. 79 in walnut creek. 80 in fairfield. cooler than average over the next several days. >> that's your latest weather. >> sirius xm radio host is here to help us mark our calendars this month doing it with a fantastic new hairstyle and pants. it's all working for you. let's dive in. suicide squad. >> so much anticipation for this movie. megavillains come together for a top secret mission. the cast is amazing. will smith. the joker got method with this
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role. sent the entire cast a dead pig during a table read among other things. the reviews have not been good. they might need "superman" to save it. >> also tomorrow, opening ceremonies for the 2016 olympics. >> michael phelps will be the flag bearer for this country. there's going to be 6,755 hours of coverage across the nbc platforms. little plug for the network there. i'll watch every second especially gymnastics. sometimes twice. >> al roker will be down there as if you need more reason to watch. let's jump to thursday the 11th. green day with new music. >> people are super excited for this. it was just announced on instagram that it would be coming out. it's called "bang, bang." so we'll see how this fits in.
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>> and live action remake of a classic. >> "pete's dragon." it's not an actual remake. robert redford tells stories of a boy and his dragon and his daughter thinks he's nuts until she meets the boy. not scary. very friendly. >> and the "get down." telling the story of origins of hip-hop in 1970s new york city told through the eyes of a bunch of kids in the bronx. this show has been plagued with problems. way over budget. $10 million an episode. i've seen the first episode. it's amazing. >> all right. tuesday the 16th. our pal amy schumer has a book out. >> the girl with the lower back tattoo. she's brilliant. it will be great. tackling everything from cross
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fit to the airport security line. it better be good. friday the 19th. a new jonah hill flick coming off. >> it's called "war dogs" through a government loophole land a $300 million contract to provide arms to u.s. troops in afghanistan. jonah hill getting igained a lo weight for the role. we have a new album from dolly parton. >> love her so much. "pure and simple." 70 years old. 43rd album. a love letter to her husband who she's been with for 50 years. >> let's move to tuesday the 23rd. >> this is hilarious. >> i'm so excited. it's called "better late than never." they travel around the world and
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check things off their bucket list. no personal assistants. no limos. no perks. rely on each other. >> that's fantastic. >> friday the 26th, barbra streisand dropping a new album. >> all broadway songs. she does "climb every mountain" and she worked in banter with melissa mccarthy. streisand. >> she's been big on that. >> you're our barbra streisand. jessica shaw, thank you. next, lilliana does flavor tripping. her visit to a one of a kind summer attraction for ice cream fans after this. don't bring that mess around here, evan! whoo! don't do it. don't you dare. i don't think so! [ sighs ]
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institute of art. >> from a pool of sprinkles to sugar helium balloons, tourists and locals can't get enough of the new museum of ice cream. >> so we asked this wonderful woman to put her body and soul on the line to go in for it. i wanted this assignment. >> you'll have to check it out for yourselves. the museum of ice cream will be around for just one month and it's already sold out. i headed down to the meat packing district to get you guys the scoop. brand new museum of ice cream is the latest flavor of the month when it comes to must-see attractions in new york. it has visitors and residents in a frenzy for a coveted ticket which promises a sweet escape from the summer heat. >> it sold out in less than a day? >> it sold out immediately. we have over 30,000 person wait
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list. >> the co-creator gave me a private tour before crowds arrived. >> you can't eat those. we'll start you off with an edible balloon. here you go. >> eat it? >> just inhale. >> i love ice cream. that's helium. >> that's helium. we go from the cone room to the sundae room. >> i used to work at a snow cone stand that had ice cream in the middle so i scooped a lot of ice cream in my day. >> let's see you scoop a massive school. this becomes a 1,000 scoop ice cream sunday. >> i can't eat this? >> plenty more ice cream to come. >> and the sprinkle pool. >> i asked this question about ten times. you know what i'm going to ask you. can i eat the sprinkles? >> you cannot eat the sprinkles. >> they are made of plastic but they smell and feel just like
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the real thing. out of my way. it may be called a museum, the main attraction in this gallery is the shots that away visitors at every turn. >> you have sprinkles on you over here. they're all over the museum. >> the grand finale, a taste that transforms sour into sweet. >> it has a protein inside of it that coats your tongue and transforms your sour taste buds into sweet taste buds. >> i scream for ice cream please. just like that. >> it's magic. go after those lemon slices. >> i'm nervous. >> go for it. >> taste like lemonade. just like lemonade. >> it transforms it. >> more lemon, please. >> killed it. >> whether you're a kid or just a kid at heart, there's no question that a visit here is a tasty treat for your senses. so much fun. as far as assignments go, this
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to do with my dad than this movie did. >> do you ever do stuff like this? guy time. not in these circumstances? >> yeah. look, i have a gambling problem. i'm open about that. so i like las vegas and i like going with buddies. but there's always i think part of the reason that this movie was so interesting to make is any time you do that, there's an underlying emotion of people want to bond and be like, how are you really doing? no one ever talks about that. it was fun to kind of go in there and make a movie about it. >> it's a bachelor party that is interrupted in a sense because the fiance has committed suicide. >> yes. and it's more of a cleansing trip the characters like to call it. i think that part of the thing that i took away from this movie is you can't really judge how anybody moves on in life.
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life is long. life is short. at the same time. however anybody needs to move forward, you can't judge it and you just kind of have to be there. >> it's interesting. the modern man at least how the stereotype is that you talk more. do you cry openly? >> cry all the time. >> i know you wear size 32 jean. >> did you hear that? >> show us these jeans. they look fantastic. >> he now wears a 32. get up and model those white jeans. >> when i commenteded on your look, what did you say? >> i said i look like a jewish french montana. >> something you never hear in history. you seem like an open guy. >> i guess i'm open. i still have all of the guy tendencies not to want to confront anything and to, you know, bury my head in marijuana and video games. >> is that just a guy thing?
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>> at the same time, you know, all of those people have really deep emotions, too. so they need to confront it. can i ask you a question? can i zika from that background? >> we sprayed it. you're good. you're covered. >> just want to make sure. >> adam pally, thank you, sir. in theaters next friday.
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it will be a cooler day with some of us about 8 degrees cooler than yesterday at least. expect a high of 84 degrees while pacifica is at 61. . 62 gredegrees in the financial
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district. 68 will be the high in oakland. 85 in danville. over the next few days, more nice weather and cooler than we should be feeling for the first of august. let's head over to mike for a look at what's happening on the roadways. >> huge issues in the last half hour. crashes northbound 280 that have cleared jamming that up. this is a backup for northbound 101. this is northbound 101. all lanes are blocked. a chopper over the scene of a deadly motorcycle crash shows that traffic was squeezing by. four miles after backup heading up north out of mountain view. and southbound also jammed up for three miles down out of the redwood city area. what you're looking at is the result of a deadly crash blocking all lanes northbound 101 at oregon expressway. there's a motorcycle down in the roadway. investigation continues. you mentioned the 280 accident. that involves the chp officer.
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we understand the officer has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries. we're tweeting about it. plus on we have updates on the fires burning north and south of the bay area. in yolo county, mandatory evacuation has been lifted.
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