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at 10:00 this morning right after "today in the bay." >> that's right. reminder, there's no midday show today. have a fantastic see. see you tomorrow morning. good morning. the final showdown. >> lane 4. >> michael phelps and ryan lochte grab the top spots in the 200 i.m. final setting the stage for one last dual in the pool tonight. katie ledecky digging dedee for a golden comeback in the 400 meter free relay. in beach volleyball a close call for kerri walsh jennings and april ross. but escaping with the win. >> that is it! as the leaders of the final five, simone biles, and aly raisman get back to business for the shot at all-around gold, "today," thursday, august 11th, 2016.
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>> the u.s. women win gold in the 4x2. >> that was beautiful! >> that's a gold medal for kirsten armstrong. >> announcer: this is a special edition of "today" at the olympic games with matt lauer live from rio de janeiro, brazil, and savannah guthrie live from rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to a special split edition of "today." thursday, morning, day 6 of the rio olympics. i'm matt lauer along with hoda kotb. savannah is in new york. we'll talk to her in a one second. >> you know what we refuse to do back on copacabano beach. >> what is that? >> we refuse to do a show without medal winners.
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look at who we have today. that is alison schmidt part of that gold medal relay team in the 4x200 free and josh prenot is alongside her. >> congratulations. also here, there's more, michael hixon and sam dorman they teamed up and took silver in synchronized diving, and we'll ask what it is like to compete in what is a big story here. the green water in the pool. it's so much fun to watch athletes and the crowd get to hang out a little bit. >> by the way, their parents are all hanging out over here taking pictures of them. by the way, you know who else is joining us on the beach this morning? >> who? >> it's going to feel a little like greenville, tennessee, because the band perry is coming down here to rio and they'll put on a live concert on the beach a little later in the show. savannah, back in new york and i know there's a lot going on in your world as well. >> exactly, guys. good morning to you. good to see you. the presidential race as hot as ever here. coming up, is this the harshest
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criticism yet that donald trump that's leveled against his opponent yet? last night, he accused president obama of founding isis and naming hillary clint ton as its co-find -- co-founder. and then a man scaling a building in new york, trump power. we'll have the latest on all of that coming up. for now, back to you in rio. from natalie. good morning to you. >> good morning, guys. big night tonight. the duel in the pool. michael phelps and ryan lochte will go head to head tonight. with swimmers, cyclist and divers racking up gold medals, team usa is on the cusp of a big milestone. team usa is approaching a major milestone. >> it's shaping up into u.s. vs.
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australia. >> adding to that is katie ledecky. ledecky turned in a powerful performance trailing which bun second when she hit the water coming from behind with incredible closing speed to win by close to two seconds before hitting the pool the team, which included alison schmidt and lee smith took a pre-swim selfie. a stunning win defeating josh pernot. >> biggest shock of these olympic games. >> first ever swimming medal for kazakhstan. michael phelps and ryan lochte took first and second when they compete for gold.
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an event that phelps never lost at the olympics and lochte's final race of the games. >> we bring out the best of each other. we've been doing it since 2004. every time i race him, it's the best. >> for olympians outside the aquatic center, it was a battle against mother nature. armstrong wins her third consecutive gold. armstrong now the oldest woman to medal in the sport winning just one day before her 43rd birthday sharing an emotional and tearful embrace with her young son moments after her victory and drama in beach volleyball. americans kerri walsh jennings and april ross facing tough competition from the switzerland. the match taking a turn when one of the players smashed into the sand hurting her neck. it was a nail biter for the u.s. men's basketball team.
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>> that will do it. >> winning by just ten points. australia came within striking distance in the last 30 seconds of the game. but superstars kyrie irving led the team to victory. and a quick check of the medal count. u.s. team still leading by a lot beating out china and japan so far and coming up today, events to look out for. golf returning to the olympics after 112 years. >> matt is excited. >> in gymnastics, of course, women's all-around finals. simone biles and harrison tries to make it back to back gold in judo and michael phelps and ryan lochte facing off in 200 i.m. >> busy day. thank you very much. >> can we say hello to a few of
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team usa's latest medal winners. alison schmidt part of that gold winning relay and first time olympian josh pernot. how does it feel. you have a gold medal around your neck along with a silver, how does that feel for you, alison? >> i'm speechless. taking in the whole process. the journey has its ups and downs. and to have a gold around my neck again, an amazing feeling with three other girls. >> how much pressure were you feeling on the deck knowing it's your job in the relay to get that team off to a very strong start. >> knowing that you have katie ledecky there's not much pressure. >> is it nerve-racking at all to
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stand there after you swum your laps to watch the other girls and wringing your hands making sure it works out. >> i had complete faith in the other three girls. like i said, having katie anchor our relay, i wouldn't have any other swimmer anchor our relay. >> josh, first time olympian. you sit there with the silver medal around your neck. is the way you played it out in your mind for the last ten years? >> yeah. it's absolutely a dream come true. it feels awesome to represent my country that well. >> kazakhstan got the gold. it was a touch. did you realize how close you were at that moment? >> that dude was super far away from me. i could only see two surrounding me so i had no idea. he's a good kid. i'm happy for him. >> as we were talking about families a second ago before we went on the air and just briefly talk about what this has been like for your families to go through this. >> a lot of tears.
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last night i was able to see my family for the first time since being in rio, and there were a lot of tears. happy tears. knowing that everything we've been through together, they are there every step of the way. >> they are standing right over there. >> i feel like my family has been loving every minute of this. every day i get a text from mom or dad saying this is sick. we love being here. i'm happy for them. >> we would like to give you a chance to say hi to folks at home. you're from michigan? >> yes. >> josh? >> what's up, berkeley? >> guys, congratulations. >> thank you. >> congratulations. now more on team usa's dominance in the pool and the big races to look forward to today. mike tirico is daytime host of nbc's olympic coverage. good morning to you. let's talk about the duel in the pool. what are you expecting? >> my neighbor over there.
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i live in ann arbor. how can you beat one more time phelps and lochte in the pool in this race. these two guys have either one gold or world championship for a decade in this event. one more time a showdown. >> they swim side by side. how do you think that affects the race? >> they have a great sense of where the other guy is at this point after competing in the same event for so long. you just look at lochte and you look at his career and it's great. the problem is he's swimming in the era of the greatest and how will history remember him? in an event phelps won three times in a row in the olympics, if lochte can get this, that will add to the specter of his greatness. >> let's talk about katie ledecky. >> magnificent. >> i used that one. >> give me the list, matt. give me something to work off
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of. a second down as she gets in the pool last night in the relay you were talking about. you had the sense it was going to be no chance for anybody else from australia or canada to hold her off or catch her when she took the lead. now the we're look at another great gold haul for her. >> you think that's just a layup. >> we've learned in sports there are no guarantees. that one feels really good. >> let me do this. i'll ask you and then i'll lean back here and ask these two to weigh in as well. could katie ledecky, she holds the world record and alison will tell me that's 8:06:68, right? >> exactly. >> could katie ledecky be the first person to swim the 800 meters under 8 minutes at some point? >> i think given everything that's happened, that would be a lot, given the toll of the week. >> i don't mean tonight but in here career. >> oh, in her career. the way this career is going, why not. but i'll defesh r to the persono has done it a few times.
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>> if somebody is going to do it, it will be katie ledecky. >> what else are you looking forward, mr. tirico? >> you mentioned the golf starting. it's been over a century. but the gymnastics with the great successf of the women. can you win the all-around and biles is just so good. but aly raisman, keep an eye on her. >> i like how that's the rivalry. biles versus raisman. u.s. versus u.s. >> it's a rivalry but they can't wait to travel as a team around america and inspire more dreams. >> america can't wait either. mike tirico. thank you very much. folks, congratulations again. we're going to have more on what you can expect in that gymnastics competition coming up. tim daggett and nastia liukin will join us. you can catch the showdown between michael phelps and ryan lochte. let's send it back to savannah
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in new york. >> all right, guys. thank you. in the presidential race this morning, donald trump stirring new controversy after he labeled president obama the founder of isis and hillary clinton its co-founder. this as we learn more about the man who captured a lot of attention on wednesday when he scaled the side of trump tower. nbc's haley jackson is here for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. all eyes on that trump tower climber on fifth avenue, but here in florida, the spotlight is on donald trump today doubling down on his new attack against president obama. this morning donald trump's not backing off one of his toughest attacks yet, accusing president obama of founding isis. >> he was the founder, absolutely the founder. he and hillary get the most valuable player award having to do with iraq and having to do with the isis situation. >> reporter: four times on cnbc repeating the accusation he made
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in florida late wednesday at one of his rowdier rallies. >> he's the founder of isis. >> reporter: trump insists he's not changing, even in the midst of what "time" magazine today calls simply a meltdown. >> i just keep goidoing the sam thing i'm doing and in the end it's either going to work or i'm going to, you know, i'm going to have a very, very nice long vacation. >> reporter: trump on defense for his controversial comments suggesting gun rights advocates could act against hillary clinton. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is. nothing was said wrong and only the haters tried to grab onto that one and it was very unsuccessful. >> reporter: trump also pushing. >> it's called pay for play. if e-mails were never invented, would she be happy? >> reporter: bill clinton has defended the foundation with hillary clinton's campaign telling nbc news the new e-mails don't relate to the foundation's
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work. all of it coming amid a skyscraper standoff in new york city. suction cups and all, police busting glass to try to stop a man scaling trump tower. the climber quuk lquickly becoming a media spectacle on air and on line requesting a meeting with donald trump before police hauled him in. donald trump again hit clinton after the father of an orlando nightclub shooter attended one of her rallies, even as one of his attendees raised some eyebrows here in the sunshine state. disgraced former congressman mark foley sitting directly behind trump in his camera shot. foley telling nbc news he is a trump supporter. the two are friends for 30 years. and this morning, savannah, trump has been on the cover of a lot of magazines but he may not like this new one out from "time." take a look, it shows trump with the simple caption "meltdown." savannah? >> haley jackson on the campaign trail for us. thank you. breaking overnight, at least
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25 people were injured, several others still missing after an explosion rocked an apartment building outside washington, d.c. the fire in silver spring, maryland, started just before midnight. more than 150 firefighters were called to battle those flames. they were fueled by a natural gas line. firefighters were able to rescue several people who were trapped inside their apartments. nearly 100 people have been displaced by that fire. and what a bizarre story out of england this morning. police are investigating allegations that a british player at wimbledon was poisoned. gabrielle taylor was midway through her match when she became sick and she was forced to turn out. her mother said her 18-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a rare bacterial disease, and she believes it was not an accident. police are investigating the possibility that she could have been targeted by a rival player or coach. and we will continue to follow that one.
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we'll send it back to rio. guys, hope you're having a good morning. >> we are, savannah. nice to see you. well, the sea, she is less angry in rio, but you're talking about a rare event back home. >> we saw a tornado in connecticut yesterday, another one in long island. look at the video from connecticut. this is north haven. ef-0 tornado going through knocking down trees, splintering trees, debris. a real mess. thankfully nobody injured and no serious damage, but still nuch enough of a problem. let's look at the heat we're talking about. we're talking 70 million people under some sort of heat advisory. 22 states stretching from the midwest and the plains all the way into the northeast and new england. heat advisories for boston and new york city. look at the temperatures, what they're going to feel like today, well over 100 thanks to this bermuda high. the air temperatures near 100, but it will feel like well over
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100 today into tomorrow. the northeast into the mid-atlantic states and the gulf coast as well. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good thursday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. upper 50 as i cross the bay area. still a cool 51 degrees in the north bay. sunshine and inland areas will be warming up a lot more quickly. and in tri-valley, expect a high of 91 degrees today while 68
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degrees in san francisco. also along the coastline, some upper 80s for the north and south bay. and the peninsula today reaching 78 degrees. expect more hot inland weather heading into the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thanks so much. coming up, we're going to get to the bottom of that big olympic mystery. why is the water in some of the pools turning green and we're going to ask silver medal winners michael hixon and sam dorman what it's like to dive into that. >> kerri walsh jennings opens up about going for a fourth straight gold medal in beach volleyball this time with brand new partner, april ross. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we will see them clearing out as we go through later on this morning. right now temperatures in the upper 50 as i cross the bay area. and then we will see those highs reaching into the 90s as you go over towards fairfield, concord, and livermore. mostly 80s for morgan hill over toward san jose and palo alto and some 60s right along the coastline. we will see some more hot weather heading into the next several days. let's see what's happening on the roads now with mike. >> south of the san mateo bridge looks standard although we do have a crash now north 101 heading in towards sunnyvale right around matilda reports of a crash that may be in lanes and that's where we see a little slowing there. over here the bay bridge approach, really slow out of the maze and down the east shore freeway. couple of earlier crashes have cleared from the span. the metering lights are supposed to be jam and get ing there. some folks at the top of your screen, richmond to san rafael, 580 getting over toward 101. a live look at 101 southbound, you see folks clustering around there. earlier fall recovering down by
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we're back now on a thursday morning. 7:30. take a look at the view. that's sugarloaf right there. hoda, remember, we were up there on the cable car. that's taken from a helicopter. let's see if we can pan over to the left. you'll start to see part of rio in the background now as the camera reveals the curve of copacabana beach coming up right now. and i want you to take a look down in the notch of the hill down below. >> that's us? >> that's our studio. >> everybody wave. >> turn around and wave, folks. that's studio 1a rio style here on copacabana beach home of the 2016 summer games. >> that's really cool. >> that was beautiful by the way. nice tour.
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>> we're getting ready for a live concert from the band perry here on that beach in just a couple of minutes. >> love them. they are right over there in the orange room hanging out. excited for that. >> we have a lot to get to in this half hour. let's go right to your olympic headlines. another night, another gold for katie ledecky in the 4x200 meter freestyle relay. she was swimming last. she entered the pool in second place. guess what. she touched the wall nearly two seconds ahead of the competition. she's unreal. as for the men, michael phelps and ryan lochte qualified first and second for the 200 meter i.m. final, setting up one last duel in the pool, and that happens tonight. >> that's going to be a thriller. in men's gymnastics, japan repeated as gold medal winner in men's individual all-around. women get their turn today including the final five simone biles and aly raisman. we'll have more on that battle just ahead.
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>> and after 112 year absence, golf returns to the olympics this morning. it's a traditional 72-hole tournament over the next four days. team usa represented by pro golfers bubba watson, ricky fowler, patrick reed and matt kuchar. we look forward to that. >> that's going to be great. and remember, wednesday, we mentioned that one of the olympic diving pools had turned green and now other pools have done the same. what's with the color change? what's that all about? keir simmons has been checking into that and he is over at olympic park. hey, keir. >> reporter: good morning. i don't know whether to laugh or cry here. athletes spend years preparing for the olympics only to compete in water the same color as the paving here. olympic officials admitting they ran out of the right chemicals. it appears that allowed algae to spread to two pools now and now competitors are complaining that in trying to make it better they seem to be making it worse.
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>> a startsingling -- startling view today at the aquatic center. >> reporter: a stunning admission by olympic officials. the unsightly color caused by their own water tanks running out of some of the chemicals used in the water treatment process. >> would you dive? >> you bet i would dive. this is the olympic games. >> reporter: and now new accusations from athletes that the water is being overtreated to compensate. team usa's water polo captain saying i could barely open my eyes for the final quarter. they are putting so much chlorine in the water, people can't see. despite the irritation, competition moves forward. american divers sam dorman and mike hixon winning a silver medal in the green tinged water. to be clear, the not-so-clear water in outdoor pools normally blue like this instead it looks like this. >> i have no idea what the green pool other than if shrek has
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been in the pool for a swim. >> reporter: another pool used for water polo competition turning green wednesday one day after the neighboring pool used in diving and synchronized swimming did the same. the alkaline level causing the discoloration, according to the world governing body for swimming. >> there is absolutely no risk whatsoever for the health of anybody, especially for the athletes and anybody. an independent group confirmed our assessment. >> reporter: is someone playing a joke, u.s. diver david boudia tweeted or are we celebrating st. paddy's day early in rio? olympic officials say the water will be back to blue soon. i tried to take a look this morning. i couldn't get in to check. the irish side on my family are delighted, they are saying they have never had so much support at the olympics. >> that's your story and you're sticking with it. thank you very much. as he just mentioned, americans michael hixon and sam dorman didn't seem to mind the
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green water. they won silver in the men's synchronized springboard competition. get this. this is the second time they've competed together in a major competition. michael, sam, good morning to both of you. congratulations. >> hi, guys. congratulations. >> how are you feeling? >> feeling great. >> we'll talk about the green water thing in a second. how have you guys managed to mesh so quickly and form this kind of chemistry with so little time together as a team? >> we've definitely shot for quality of dives and communication. communication has been huge. letting each other know how each other compete, what we need to do in the competition, and how to manage that. >> you guys have such different personalities. who is the gregarious one? >> outside of the pool i'm very energetic, but in the pool i'm very mellow, zen-like. >> and michael? >> 180 in the pool and outside of the pool. absolutely. >> do you have an unspoken thing do you before you go because
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it's all about that quick 1.2 seconds or however long it takes to go from the board and into the pool. what do you guys do with each other? >> so say we're doing 109. walk up and say let's go. that's all the communication we have when we're competing. >> that's for 109c. what about 109a? what is 109 c? >> 109 is our favorite dive. >> it's what we drop the mike on. >> before your last dive, which is where i would imagine there's enormous pressure because you guys want a medal, there was this wait while the mexican divers challenged a ruling. they wanted to dive again saying you were distracted. to dive agg you were distracted. you waited for, like, five minutes. in football, that's how you ice a kicker. you make him more nervous by making him wait. what affect did it have on you? >> it was perfect. that was perfect for me at least because i needed distraction. on our previous dive i was too
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amped up and thought too much on it and went over. going into that sitting in the hot tub prior and having that happen and distracting me and throwing me off completely was perfect to get my mind off the competition. for me i have to go into autopilot. >> probably the opposite. it built the moment up for me. there's a huge pause and crowd gets into it and really anxious for the next dive. i was loving to the moment. >> you get to the end of the springboard. you're looking down. used to crystal blue water and it's green. what's the impact of that? >> kermit the frog had a bath the other day. what can you say. >> did it bother you at all? >> it didn't. it's out of our control. we can't do anything about that? >> it doesn't affect depth or what you're thinking or any of that stuff. >> under the lights, the green water is bright so visual cue is even better. >> most positive two people i met in my life. no wonder you have a silver medal around your neck.
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congratulations. great to see you. thank you. we appreciate it. >> let's go to mr. roker for a check of the weather. >> thanks so much. a great group of folks here hanging out. a family over there. let's show you what we've got going on where you are right now. and we're talking about more wet weather along the gulf coast from panama city into new orleans and in fact rainfall amounts going to be tough over the next several days. some areas may pick up especially in new orleans about 8 inches of rain before it's all over on saturday. we will see our skies quickly clearing as we go through the day and some warm temperatures. los gatos, high of 90 degrees. 80 in san mateo. and some upper 60s for valley and napa. oakland will be up to 74. 90 in walnut creek and low 90s for the tri-valley. heat continues to build over the next few days so expect more mid 90s for the weekend and it also
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continues into the start of next week. we're going to see some hot weather inland but the coasts will stay cool. >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> all right, al. thank you very much. coming up next, beach volleyball superstar kerri walsh jennings and april ross escape a scare in the sand. >> we'll talk about their rowdy fans right after this. your car insurance policy is 22 pages long. did you read every word? no, only lawyers do that. so when you got rear-ended and needed a tow, your insurance company told you to look at page five on your policy. did it say "great news. you're covered!" on page five? no. it said, "blah blah, blah blah blah blah blah..." the liberty mutual app with coverage compass™ makes it easy to know what you're covered for and what you're not. liberty stands with you. liberty mutual insurance.
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>> we're talking of course about kerri walsh jennings and april ross. they were challenged by a team from switzerland last night they won it but it was a third set tie breaker. kerri walsh jennings is going for gold but this time with a new partner. >> kerri walsh jennings the most dominant force in beach volleyball history along with her partner misty may-treanor they ran as queens of the sand. follow the london games, misty decided to retire but kerry hi other plans. >> i love what i do with all my heart and plan on getting better for the rest of my life. i don't have a shelf life. when i go to heaven, i'll keep getting better. >> even in the moment of winning
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her third straight gold medal, kerri served up a big surprise to her olympic opponent, april ross. >> april goes back to serve. game over. misty and i win. we celebrate we do our thing and shake hands and give hugs to the opposing team. i go over to april. i give april a big hug. i say now let's go win gold in rio. >> it shocked me. that's not what i was expecting her to say obviously. yeah. let's do it. >> with the line in the sand now erased, april joining kerri on the same side of the net to form the next superstar team. and so far the duo has dug in not missing a step. >> she puts it away. >> going 3-0 in group play after defeating switzerland wednesday night in a three-set thriller. i caught up with them in rio where they've not only been taking care of the ball but also each other. look at you two.
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look at this. we're a week into the games and still holding hands and arms. that's good. >> this is how we do it. >> any moments in the first couple matches for you. you got a little bit off your game or felt uneasy? >> i feel like we've kind of been -- our coach likes to say he likes to hold us back at the gate and once competition starts he lets us go. we get in the stadium and let it rip and let's go. >> who has more pressure on them you or her? >> i don't think we look at things that way. we made this choice to go for this dream and pressure stems from that. what a beautiful thing. so the pressure i think is equal because we're in this together. >> it's a team thing. >> this is what we've chosen to do. this is what we've worked so hard for for 3 1/2 years. it's up to us and starts and ends with us. >> i was at the game last night with your teammates on the women's side. they played brazil. just about every time lauren or brooke served, they got booed.
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are you aware of this? >> i have heard smattering of this. they're afraid. >> have you allowed yourself to look down the road a little bit at what could be the gold medal game here? >> we have five more matches to win. we'll be ready. >> april ross and kerri walsh jennings come out victorious. >> when she said they're afraid, she talking about the fans they think are afraid of them winning again for a fourth time so they're trying to rattle anybody that competes against the brazilians. >> tough road ahead. >> no question. we watched them play the other night. they're very good. very good. they're going to play again tomorrow. we'll have much more ahead including -- >> team usa's superstars before they became the greatest athletes in the world. >> and billy bush has the other thing that's changing color in rio. we're talking about ryan
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. heading outside. here's a live look at concord as the clouds roll away. and temperatures are nice and cool. it's 59 degrees there. we're also seeing some upper 50s elsewhere across the bay area. as you head out the door this morning, some clouds near the coastline. then we will see the temperatures spreading out as we go through day. up to 68 degrees in san francisco. 84 in santa rosa. oakland today, 74 degrees. and fairfield up to 93 degrees. we'll also have some 90s to concord as well as the tri-valley. morgan hill up to 84 degrees. 88 in san jose. our temperatures continue to warm over the next few days. especially for the valleys. we'll continue to see some 90s in the forecast. as we go into the weekend and early next week. now let's head over to mike to see what's happening on the roadways. >> kari, live look. low clouds hovering around. not affecting the view of the
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roadway. we can see a slow drive with the headlights westbound 80. in between university and ashby avenue. this is starting to recover as you look at your map. still very slow. richmond, past golden gate field and shy of the burkely curve. we're getting still recovery and heading across the bay bridge early morning, two crashes there. the rest of the bay looks standard slowing across the san mateo bridge toward the toll plaza and overton peninsula, dumbarton bridge. jammed up northbound 101, the earlier crash had haas cleared. slow from the airport. up to about expressway. happening now on the nbc bay area facebook page, weigh og in on b.a.r.t. and the policy of keeping underground rest rooms closed. those in charge at b.a.r.t. tonight will discuss opening the them up after 14 years. they were closed for security reasons in light of the september 11th terrorist attacks. on our website this morning
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it's 8:00 on "today." powerhouse performances. katie ledecky brings home yet another gold in the 4x200 meter free relay. michael phelps and ryan lochte take the top spot in 200 meter individual medley ahead of what's likely to be their final showdown and in beach volleyball, a close call for kerri walsh jennings and april ross but the americans snag the win. plus, going for the gold as team usa gymnasts simone biles and alla
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aly raisman get ready to compete in this highly anticipated event and rocking in rio. the band perry joins us for a live performance on copacabana beach as our summer concert series goes global "today," thursday, august 11th, 2016. >> i'm here to see the band perry on the "today" show. >> we're here to see the band perry. go hoda and matt. ♪ >> we welcome you back to a special split edition of "today" on a thursday morning.
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how's that for a way to come back. christ the redeemer now in the beautiful sunshine. when we were there the other day, not so much. couldn't really see a thing. we have a monitor below the camera. here we go. there. welcome back to the beach. we have copacabana. we have nice people. >> we have the band perry behind the official song of team usa. it's a great song. it's called "live forever." they're going to perform that right here for us live. >> and we have another star with us. camile alves. >> i miss that brazilian
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barbecue. wait until we show you the trouble a baseball fan got into going for a foul ball holding a plate of nachos. >> savannah, thanks. let's get into the morning's big olympic headlines. nbc's peter alexander is up at olympic park with everything. peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you, phelps, lochte, ledecky all in action tonight. katie ledecky has more gold than most countries at this game and armstrong setting records as the oldest female cyclist and the only one to win the event three times in a row. the closer golden girl katie ledecky getting it done again. an incredible come from behind win anchoring the 4x200
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freestyle relay. >> the u.s. women win gold and ledecky has her third gold of these rio games. >> reporter: on the men's side, teammates who are also rivals. michael phelps and ryan lochte dominant and dynamic for more than a decade. >> two of the best in history. >> reporter: last night in 200 meet individual medley semi, the duo going one, two. phelps coming in just ahead of lochte. >> the stars have aligned once again. >> reporter: setting up what could be their final olympic duel in the pool tonight. >> we've been doing it since 2004. any time i get up and race him, it's the best. >> reporter: in gymnastics, the superman flying high. >> the legend goes on. >> reporter: widely considered the greatest male gymnast of all time. >> you want to have the routine of your lifetime here and that could have been his. >> reporter: winning the men's
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all-around title for his second consecutive olympic gold. in cycling, armstrong turns 33 today getting an early birthday present. a gold medal in her third consecutive >> that last 5 k i knew it was close and my coach you better decide what color medal you want today. >> reporter: in fencing the u.s. men's medal in more than three decades. >> i'm happy i took the jump i wanted to and i'll be back next time for gold. >> reporter: an emotional victory for the athlete who captured gold in the double trap and the army officer taking the first ever gold for an independent athlete after they were dropped from the gramz. he dropped to his knees after reaching the fooirns and finally
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a golf club crisis auniversitied. his clubs went missing because of an airline mistake. he asked for help on social media tweeting where do you think my clubs are. his search had a happy ending. he tweeted this photo with his clubs writing i'm never letting you go again until next flight. >> golf returning to the olympics for the first time since 1904. those clubs were found just in time. the tournament teeing off this morning. team u.s.a., way out in front with more than 30 total medals well ahead of china, japan and rash. more than 20 medals to be handed out again today. kayla harrison is hunting for gold and that final show down for phelps in the 200 meter
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individual medicinelle imedley. he has one more chance to go head to head this evening. >> that will be so much fun to watch. thank you very much. let us go back to new york. savannah has other top stories. >> donald trump out with a new line of attacks against president obama calling him the founder of isis. he made that accusation at a rally wednesday night in florida. he called hillary clinton the co-founder of the terrorist group. trump has previously blamed the president and clinton for policies that allowed isis to gain power. as for his overall campaign strategy trump said he plans to stick with it because in the end it's going to work or i'm going to have a very nice long vacation. new york city police captured a virginia man that climbed
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halfway up trump tower on wednesday demanding a meeting with trump. the commander. war against isis says the enemy is retreating on all fronts in syria and iraq. it is estimated 25,000 isis fighters have been killed since november. he did warn that isis will remain capable of committing terrorist attacks around the world despite its losses on the battlefields. rescuers searched through the night for possible victims of an explosion and fire at an apartment building outside washington, d.c. part of that building collapsed. 30 people were injured and several others were reported missing. the fire started just before midnight. it was started by a natural gas line. we have seen it's not a good idea to catch a foul ball with food in your hands.
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this is the latest from pittsburgh. that was a giant plate of chili cheese nachos. the fan wearing it all over his face and t-shirt but it was okay in the he said end as he got a replacement t-shirt for his efforts. hate to see nachos go down like that. >> thank you very much. coming up next will it be a second golden moment for simon in rio. what to watch for tonight. plus we have -- we saw a leo like alike and now it looks like the duchess of cambridge has joined in on the action. and we've taken our summer concert series on the road with the band perry. we'll here from that right after
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>> please welcome to the tees the players of group ten. >> welcome back to rio where mi history is being made right now. >> as we mentioned earlier for the first time in 112 years golf once again an olympic sport and i'm loving it. you're looking live at the action on the course. we're waiting for bubba watson to tee off. let's bring in nbc's sports golf analyst david. good to see you. let's talk about the team. we have bubba and ricky fowler
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and kuchar. what are our chances? >> we have great chance. there was pat reed who loves to play with flag on his back. he has nasty in him, which is what you need to win a huge event like this. >> we haven't seen golf in the olympics for 112 years. what does it mean for the sport itself? >> it's been around since the 15th century. it means a tremendous amount because there are so many developing countries and countries that don't or haven't had golf as a program that haven't had any government funding. when it becomes an olympic sport, that money comes from governments. >> take a look at the monitor, david. nobody calls a swing better. here's bubba on the first tee. >> left that one a little to the left. not too bad. a little into the tough.
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>> this is an individual sport here. these guys are all competing for an individual medal. some people have said why not make put a team element in this so you can make it feel more like a ryder cup. how do you feel about that? >> i think for the first time back the 72-hole stroke play, it might be the way to go. they'll look at it again after these olympics and maybe go to something different for the first time it's the way to determine a champion and best way to do that. >> a bunch of players decided not to come because of zika concerns. do you think they're missing out? >> absolutely. it's such a festival atmosphere and an amazing event to take part in. my hat is off to the ladies. nine of the top ten in the world, top four in the world are here. they decided they were going to be all in. you know, there are americans all over the world that wear the
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flag on their uniform that are getting shot at so i think for an athlete to be able to wear it is a tremendous honor and if anyone gets a chance to do it, should. >> fun to watch. golf back after 112 years. david covered the last time it was in the games. really good to see you, david. >> you can catch golfing right now on our sister network, the golf channel. david, thanks again. >> announcer: "today's" rio is sponsored by coca-cola. open a coke, enjoy the games. >> all right. we move on. this morning on "today's" rio, gymnastics once again in the spotlight. >> that's right. last night was disappointing for the u.s. men's team missing out on medals in the individual all-around finals. tonight the women get their turn led by american simone biles and aly raisman. here to talk about all of it, nbc sports analyst and olympic
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gold medal winners. a bummer for guys last night. what happened, tim? >> just disappointing. what it came down to was sam had a shot but he's got to be great and he hasn't been great. hasn't been able to put together six routinroutines. he started sluggish and went to vaulting and put his knees down. when you do that it's a full point off. >> i didn't get to see it live. a lot of person this morning were talking about max from great britain winning bronze. what was the deal there? >> he's been great since london four years ago but the first time that great britain has been on the podium in over 100 years. a huge moment for him. >> can we move to women? a lot of people will have eyes trained on what we're going to see. we have seen them do all-arounds before. will we see something different tonight? >> not anything different. they'll do the exact same thing they've been doing here in rio and for the last few years. they need to go out and do the
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exact same thing. easier said than done. they'll definitely get the gold and silver if all goes according. >> how would you like to be a gymnastics headline writer this morning trying to figure out what you're going to write about simone biles that you haven't already written. >> they could write a whole front page of adjectives. she has every quality you need to be a tremendous gymnast. she's physically amazing. she's coordinated. she has great air sense. she's quick. she's strong. she's everything. >> they call themselves the final five because it's marta's last time coaching them. what do you think she's meant to the sport? >> she's created this legacy. i had the honor to compete under her as well. nothing but amazing memories. specifically martha being her last one. >> who will take her place?
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>> it could be her father. >> it hasn't been announced yet. i don't know anything. >> i'll take that as a maybe. >> thank you. you can see the action tonight on nbc. >> i think we have mr. roker with a check of the weather. hey, al. >> you bet. thanks so much. the cat that swallowed the cana canary. very nice. let's show you what's going on with your weather. we're looking in rio. it's been rainy but things improve today as we head to maracana stadium. men's volleyball. usa versus brazil. a big one tonight. clear skies. 66 degrees. let's look at your weekend outlook. we're looking at wet weather through the gulf coast. heavy showers and thunderstorms moving through the plains today. it's going to be toasty in the midsection of the country. you can see plenty of sunshine making its way through the mid-atlantic states. more monsoonal moisture in the
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southwest. pacific northwest lookingng spectacular today with plenty of sunshine and the plains look good as well. that's wha the coast as we go through the morning. the rest of the bay area is all clear. we are feeling temperatures now in the upper 50s. heading to 68 degrees in san francisco. upper 80s for the south bay and north bay. we will continue to have hot weather in the forecast away from the coastline with highs in the low to mid-90s in time for the weekend. we will see that heat wave continuing into next week. no relief from the heat. so we might as well get used to it. forget to check us out on sirius xm channel 108. >> mr. roker, thank you very much. you know what it's time for in rio? >> what's trending. >> yeah. almost as if i told them to say that. let's start with this. the french cyclist turning heads on the streets of the city. not just because of her fast
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moves. check this girl out. this is pauline ferrand-prevot. she's 24. last year she was the first person in the history of cycling to hold three big titles at the same time. but have a good look at her, billy. do you notice any royal resemblance? >> more pippa to me. i know what you're thinking. >> look at that. that angle though. >> it's in the dimple. >> drawing comparisons to duchess kate. pauline is blonde while kate is dark. the two women seem to share the same features especially those dimples. >> definitely. the smile. >> would you guys like a little throwback thursday? >> sure. >> why don't we do that? all right. we're looking athletes before they were olympians. look at swimmer nathan adrian as a baby. yesterday. >> so cute. >> he added to his collection of medals winning bronze in 100 free. here is breakout star simone
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biles as a little baby. here is before she became a member of the final five. david boudia back in the day made moves on dry land on his tricycle. and here's aly raisman. she is looking adorable, isn't she, in her shades. i love those. >> very cute. speaking of aly raisman, not only a great gymnast. apparently she is pretty good at foreseeing the future. 13 years ago ali was at summer camp with a girl named emily cohna. emily shared this image from the camp's photo book. saying aly was pretty on point with her prediction about the future. aly said in 20 years she would be an olympic gymnast. >> no. >> too humble to mention the gold medals, but said i will be an olympic gymnast. >> wow. mr. roker, what did you write in your book? what was your prediction? >> i hope to have extra servings of ice cream. >> that worked out. >> worked out for a while.
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>> that's funny. is it time for billy bush's "pop start" >> who is having more fun at the games? matthew mcconaughey or hoda. last night matthew and camila were at the pool. basketball. now we got to contend with these guys on the court, not just the pool? they got into it. matthew wearing the popular team usa jacket. the americans managed to get the win. by the way, camila will be with us in the next half hour. look forward to that. also next to taylor swift. she's taking a break from her feud with kim and kanye to support team usa and send love to the women's gymnastics team. taylor tweets this. sending my biggest congratulations to simone, aly, laurie, gabby and madison. you did it, girls. #finalfive. and reese witherspoon on vacation in croatia. she still found a way to channel team usa herself. here is reese taking a dive.
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she captioned the video, i'm no katie ledecky. i tried. and as far as i can see it looks like video was shot in 1927. looked amazing then and amazing now. it's the filter she used. that's your "pop start." for more pop culture news, check out "today's" facebook page. >> that was her grandmother's video. >> looked terrific. didn't she? >> my son is great at those filters. i have no idea. none whatsoever. >> old timey it's called, i think. just ahead, we've got a special treat. we've got the band perry. >> yeah, love that. >> we're along the boardwalk along the deck here. we're looking forward to them. first, some images from our friends at getty. ♪ ♪ i'm ...
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a group representing muslims in the bre a very good thursday morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a group representing muslims in the bay area begins mobilizing today. they are concerned about proposals by republican presidential candidate donald trump to ban muslims from entering the country. its members meet at 1:00 to talk about what to do. trump says the country needs to be better protected from terrorism. represents have said a ban wrongly singles out an entire population of people. let's see how productive that morning commute is. >> we're looking at better flow of traffic. big recovery necessary because of two early crashes on the bay
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bridge. it's getting there because the metering lights were jammed up. the maze looks better now. all the way down to university and then things look better in the overcrassing. the rest of the bay moves very well. 101 has been jammed all the way up across america parkway. we have recovery now here as well as 87 coming up toward sjc. there's the backup back at 680 back to you. another local news update for you in about half an hour. see you then.
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♪ the band perry gearing up for a live concert from our home away from home on copacabana beach. >> i love this. also our good friend camila alves is here to help us indulge in some of the best street snacks out there. her native brazil has to offer and we'll talk to her about why her husband, matthew mcconaughey is such an olympic -- not just fan but superfan. >> superfan, you're right. but first, you know what, we have another gold medalist in the house.
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american psychist kristin armstrong won her third straight-good morning to you. >> thanks. you made history, girl, right? >> did i really? >> i think you did. >> i saw my medal on my bed stand. all right. this really happened. >> as i read, the only athlete in the history of the sport to win it three times. how does that measure up? with all the accomplishments you had? >> it's really hard to measure each of these journeys up. each has been a different journey. this has been the most difficult journey for a lot of different reasons. mainly we don't get any younger. i'm all about pushing the envelope and setting high goals and showing the world, it doesn't matter how old, how young, doesn't matter who you are, if you believe in yourself, you can make things happen. >> good for you. >> i heard something and i want you to expand on this. toward the end of the race your coach was trying to drive you harder and said you have to decide what color medal you want. >> wow. >> so in time trial up against the clock for individual we go
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off every minute and a half and there was about five kilometers to go. about nine kill lomsteres to ters to go, i was five down. he got on the radio. he said, all right. here's the deal. it's up to you what color medal you want to bring home. at that point i think i went from 48 kilometers an hour to 53 kilometers an hour and put almost ten seconds on the people that i was close to before and so it was -- that was the comment and it really drove me. >> words at the right time. you just mentioned we don't get younger. >> we don't. you have a birthday, am i right? >> i do. i do. that, too. >> happy birthday. >> we got a cake for you. >> thank you. >> i get to eat my cake too. >> you get your cake and get to eat it too. >> do you want some? i'm a bad influence. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> great to have you on here. >> hoda, have you smelled this? >> look in the monitor here.
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we have a special message for you. >> it's kerri walsh jennings. i'm so proud of you gold medallist. dreams come true. i love leos. we're the best. happy, happy birthday. i hope all your dreams keep coming true. i can't wait to watch you keep doing it. great job. >> moms getting it done. >> i love that. i look up to kerri. >> you're 43 today? >> i am. >> happy birthday. are you ready? >> it's time now for al and natalie's portuguese class. kristin, you can help us with this. we have a special guest. camila alves. >> camila is portuguese as well. >> hey. >> all right. >> hi, camila. >> you and your husband, matthew, a power couple. we wonder how you might say that in portuguese. natalie? >> i'll let camila say it. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> okay. very good.
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>> i love that it's different than what you had up there. you went with it. >> that's what i have to do because camila is right. here's a question you must get asked a lot. can we take a selfie? how do we say that? >> okay. so the trick with those kinds of words in portuguese, you have to put extra es at the end. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> okay. >> selfie. and an expression you must hear a lot, all right, all right, all right. >> many different ways of saying that. if you're from rio. because they got a little more of a street thing. they'll go -- valeu, valeu, valeu. >> that's al, natalie's and camila's portuguese class. >> just keep expanding.
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>> that's right. we're going to bring people in off the streets. it will be f we are in for a nice day away from the coastline. it will be warming up, though. right now, upper 50s all across the bay area. expect the temperatures to spread out from 68 degrees in san francisco to 88 degrees in san jose. low 90s over toward concord. we'll see more of those 90s in the forecast with a strong ocean breeze for the evening hours. most of the day, not much of a wind and some poor air quality in spots. ♪ >> announcer: "today's" gold moment is sponsored by coca-cola. open a coke and enjoy the games. >> guys, the olympians have their eyes on the gold, we are working with our sponsor coke to highlight gold moments in people's every day lives. robin writes when you walk in to find your toddler ignoring his
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favorite tv show and reading a book instead. #thatsgold. that's a minor mere miracle. kate writes reuniting with best friends in my new city after months of being apart. kate, bring them to rio and keep sharing your special moments big and small using the #thatsgold. guys, back to you. >> announcer: "today's" olympic moment is sponsored by walmart. save money, live better. >> are you ready for "today's" olympic moment? >> i'm so ready. >> this one involves sweet revenge in table tennis. take a look. it was a rematch four years in the making. the battle for gold. china going head to head for olympic gold on wednesday. the world's top two table tennis players and teammates have been here before when they faced off for the same title at the 2012
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london games. sha earned that win. ming broke down in tears. in rheo, the pressure was on. 75 minutes of intense back and forth play. >> great inside out shot. >> huge forehand. >> amazing how both these athletes able to execute at the highest level with all the pressure on. >> as both women fought to take home the gold in their country's most beloved sport. and then finally the moment of redemption. >> it's out. she has done it. she gets her revenge, she wins blk gold. >> this time the match ending in tears of joy after being runner-up in london, she waits four years for the rematch against her teammate and finds a way. she wins olympic gold. >> wow. there is nothing about table tennis and the olympics that resembles ping-pong. >> ever. >> ever. >> intense. >> up next, we have camila alves
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who grew up in brazil and will introduce us to favorite local treats. but first on a thursday morning, this is "today" on nbc. [ cheers and applause ]. ♪
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we're back with fo"today fo" in rio. camila alves is here and brought along favorite local treats for us to try. >> so good to see you. >> we've been waiting for this. look at the stuff you brought here. do you want to take us down the table? >> growing up in brazil as a kid, in the states you have a lot of cupcakes. basically these are very sweet. they're not that healthy for you. this is one of my favorite made out of peanuts and sugar pretty
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much. coconut, strawberries. it's good, right? >> delicious. >> it's like a better kind of peanut brittle. it's really good. >> now if you're walking on the street -- we're going to talk street food. if you walk on the streets you have the popcorn carts. they pop it fresh for you and it's half salt and half sweet. you mix it up all together. >> what do they use for sweet? >> melted sugar. >> and chocolate. >> exactly. variations of it. this is my favorite right here. i was trying to find some yesterday so bad. they sell it on the streets. they walk around with little carts with a pot of hot water and boil the corn. the corn in brazil tastes different than anywhere in the world. >> you hold that. we're having mike troubles. >> can you hear me now? >> hoda, you try it so you have corn stuck in your teeth.
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>> the color is different than in the states. >> it's sweet. >> the corn is salty. >> very different than anywhere in the world. >> make way. look at what's next. check this out. explain what these are. >> hot dogs. in brazil on the street we have the hot dog carts. the difference from united states to hot dog in brazil is we put a different topping. >> check them out. >> we have green olives and quail eggs. >> on the hot dog. matt? >> this one is ice cold but really good. >> you called me over to do the lesson over there. >> the olives taste great. corn tastes great. the egg. >> and potatoes is traditional as well. shoe string potato. >> how about drinks down here? >> i grew up drinking this when i had tests in school and had to stay up late. you can only find in brazil from the amazon.
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it's your natural red bull. not bad for you. really good. it tastes really bad. >> oh thanks for that. >> so we make it into a juice to make it taste better. >> nice. >> it's good, right? >> it wakes you up. really natural and good for you. i have to give this to you as a gift. my favorite almond oil. maybe you can find a use for that with mr. hoda. >> my god. >> you know what she said when she met the tonga athlete, don't you? >> you can catch much more of camila on e news on our -- >> i'll do it. on our sister network e throughout the olympic games and online. it's concert time from the band perry. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> every word. we've been waiting patiently for this. the band perry has been cranking out multiplatinum hits since the release of their debut album in 2010. >> the sibling trio performed at usa house last night. we're happy to have them with us this morning on the beach performing the official song of team usa, "live forever." ladies and gentlemen, the band perry. ♪ ♪ i was dreaming of war ♪ saw that i wouldn't die ♪ i was dreaming of shores
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♪ that my ship would fight ♪ i was dreaming because it made me feel so alive ♪ ♪ but i was dreaming this all from my bed last night ♪ ♪ you will be my only one ♪ won't you hold my hand so we can run ♪ ♪ you and i we're staying young ♪ ♪ yeah ♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ ♪ this time i want it all ♪ i want it right now, feel the fall ♪ ♪ go, go crazy, go, go, go cra y craze ♪ ♪ we're going to live forever ♪ this time i want it all ♪ i want to feel the fall ♪ go, go, go crazy ♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ ♪ i was feeling a storm
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♪ but it wasn't outside ♪ i was feeling a force i'm electrified ♪ ♪ i was feeling my heart ♪ there was thunder inside ♪ i was feeling this all from my bed last night ♪ ♪ you will be my only one ♪ hold my hand so we can run ♪ you and i we're staying young ♪ ♪ we're going to live forever ♪ this time i want it all ♪ i want it right now i want to feel the fall ♪ ♪ go, go, go crazy ♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ ♪ this time i want it all ♪ want it right now i want to feel the fall ♪ ♪ go, go, go crazy ♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ ♪
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♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ ♪ all the things that i don't know ♪ ♪ all the dreams that i've been shown ♪ ♪ all the ways that it could end ♪ ♪ tonight let's just close our eyes ♪ ♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ ♪ this time i want it all ♪ i want it right now, feel the fall ♪ ♪ go, go, go crazy ♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ ♪ this time i want it all ♪ i want it right now, feel the fall ♪ ♪ go, go, go crazy
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♪ we're going to live, we're going to live forever ♪ >> the band perry. they've got more music ahead from copacabana beach on a thursday morning. this is "today" on nbc. ♪ "you can only be great if you're full of goodness." chobani. available at safeway.
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here on copacabana beach. we've got more music ahead from our road group this morning. >> the band perry have five platinum singles and they are on the way to another one with their newest hit. it's called "comeback kid." guys, take it away. ♪ they like to kick you when you're down ♪ ♪ they like it better when you're there on the ground ♪ ♪ and up until now i've never made a sound ♪ ♪ hey, hey ♪ i bet they never had a broken heart ♪ ♪ but they sure know how to beat the hell out of one ♪ ♪ sometimes i think they do it just for one ♪ ♪ hey, hey ♪ but, no, i'm not leaving even though i'm bleeding ♪ ♪ even though this nightmare makes me wish i was dreaming ♪
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♪ even though i hate it, i'm going to take it ♪ ♪ until i win ♪ cause i'm a comeback, i'm a comeback kid ♪ ♪ don't know why bad things happened but they did ♪ ♪ i don't think i deserve the hurt i get but i'm made for it ♪ ♪ it's not the end, no, it's not the end ♪ ♪ i'm a comeback kid ♪ down for a minute i'll get up again ♪ ♪ looks like i'm breaking but it's just a bend ♪ ♪ it's not over yet ♪ cause in the end ♪ i'm a comeback, i'm a comeback kid ♪ ♪ i'm going to finish what i started now ♪ ♪ you interrupted me with all your doubts ♪ ♪ how you dare ♪ even though this nightmare
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makes me wish i was dreaming ♪ ♪ even though i hate it ♪ i'm going to take it ♪ until i win ♪ cause i'm a comeback, i'm a comeback kid ♪ ♪ don't know why bad things happened but they did ♪ ♪ i don't think i deserve the hurt i get ♪ ♪ but i'm made for it ♪ it's not the end ♪ no, it's not the end ♪ i'm a comeback kid ♪ down for a minute i'll get up again ♪ ♪ looks like i'm breaking but it's just a bend ♪ ♪ it's not over yet ♪ cause in the end ♪ i'm a comeback, i'm a comeback kid ♪ ♪ i believe in what i am ♪ i believe in what i was ♪ i believe in losing you ♪ i've never been given so much ♪ ♪ i believe it's been a year, the worst one i've ever lived ♪ ♪ i believe i'm better now than i have ever been ♪ ♪ i believe that ever since
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everything went south ♪ ♪ i believed in every word that ever came out of my mouth ♪ ♪ i believe you missed me mu don't have to miss me cause i'm not leaving again ♪ ♪ cause i'm a comeback, i'm a comeback kid ♪ ♪ down for a minute i'll get up again ♪ ♪ looks like i'm breaking but it's just a bend, it's not over yet ♪ ♪ cause in the end, yeah i'm a comeback, i'm a comeback kid ♪ ♪ i'm not leaving, i'm not leaving ♪ ♪ i'm not leaving, i'm not leaving ♪ ♪ i'm not leaving ♪ i'm not leaving ♪ i'll save you a spot at my big parade ♪ ♪ you're all inviteded on my comeback day ♪ ♪ i'll serve you ice cream and lemonade ♪ ♪ hey, hey
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>> hear more from the band perry and all our summer concert artists at >> we have more music. we have more athletes. more medals. more fun from beautiful copacabana beach in rio de janeiro on a thursday morning. first, these messages and your i'm ... ==topvo== a warning if you are thinking of getting away to places like at 8:56 on your thursday, i'm sam brock. a warning if you're thinking about getting away to places like yosemite this weekend. the temperatures will be above normal just about everywhere in california. in yosemite, expect the mercury to reach 100 degrees. also smoke from wildfires could pose air quality concerns. here in the bay area, we have
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our 14th spare the air alert day of the season as air quality is compromised. happening right now on our facebook page, weigh in on the story of the dangers of debris in the road. aaa just came out with a new report that a couple hundred thousand crashes and 500 deaths over a four-year period are all due to junk on freeways and highways. also, a report on how picture sharing app snapchat has remove add filter for photos that some considered racist. also follow us on twitter for updates on tonight's meteor shower. wake up and check us out on --
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from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales and billy bush live from the olympic games in rio de janeiro, brazil. >> welcome to "today." beautiful shot, isn't it? welcome to "today" on this thursday morning, august 11th, 2016. al, you have our morning jam this morning. "we are one." >> world cup song, right? >> 2014. ust kind of get into the mood a little bit. >> our audience can't hear it. >> can you hear it?
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they feel it. >> natalie, without natalie, we wouldn't eat down here. we would starve to death. >> we spread berries all over your face. today we'll go easy. this is one of my childhood favorites as a kid. if you want to take something back from brazil, you can buy these. they are called serenade of love. if you take a bite, it's like having a serenade of love. get in there, al. >> a little crunch. a little thing in the middle. >> some kind of nugget or something. >> it's like a wafer. >> a small brazilian girl running around for job well done. you get one of these. >> serenade of love.
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>> there was not a serenade of love yesterday. it was a reuniting of sorts and there's love between me and two-time olympic figure skater known for his over the top dramatic fashion. a couple years ago you may remember at the winter olympics in sochi, we went fishing amongst the 95-year-old russian dudes that sit out there and fish for hours at a time. he goes out there. >> we want to know what did he wear to fish with you this time? you fished right off the rocks here, right off of our set. >> it's about a 35-foot drop. there's johnny's outfit. gale force winds. torrential rains coming down. did it stop johnny and i? absolutely not. >> looked like a scarlet big bird. okay, billy. let's go fishing. >> shorts and the whole thing.
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the pumps. he's got a record to uphold here. he actually caught a fish in sochi. >> did he catch one here? >> that remains to be seen. >> we'll find out tonight on "access hollywood." >> this show is becoming one big tease for "access hollywood." impressive. by the way, to tease our show tomorrow, johnny will be here. >> he will be here. >> the crowd favorite. who doesn't love him? >> right now he's probably changing out of that scarlet big bird outfit. >> he's coming in an oscar the grouch outfit tomorrow. >> if he jumps into the pool, it will be a green one. olympic teammates phelps and lochte went head to head in the semifinal yesterday. phelps came in first. lochte came in second. finals is tonight. we're into that.
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it's lochte's hair that's caught everybody's high. >> we were talking about that. we were saying he dyed it that silvery blue color and you're in that chlorinated water and air turns green. >> he looks like the joker now. he looks like a young but still old paul newman. new the hair because of the chlorine has turned green. >> it's like a minty color. >> it's to match the water in the olympic pools. >> everyone is turning green. >> amazing their bodies haven't turned green. >> that's a big story here is the green water in the pools and what they're trying to do to overcompensate for the algae problem that they have. >> they say it's safe. i got to tell you -- >> it's overnight it turned green. >> that doesn't look so good. >> it would be great if everyone died their hair a different color every day. >> i'm no biologist but i got to
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say, that doesn't look good. it looks soupy. which is not great word. >> water polo guys say by fourth quarter in their match they couldn't see. >> they couldn't open their eyes. >> again, that doesn't seem like it's great pool conditions. >> side by side there you see it. >> they tested it and say it's safe. >> officials came forward and said, all right, there's something wrong with the water. >> that's why they're officials. >> wow. >> do we have them here? two olympians. >> silver medalists. sam dorman and mike hixon. when i talked to you guys earlier, you said you were probably the only guys who didn't mind jumping in. it didn't bother you. >> didn't bother us.
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mike it did after the last dive. >> i think we have jenna bush's microphone on while we're doing this before jenna says something. >> says something she might regret. >> you're in the water for a second. you probably jumped into worse or you haven't? >> i don't think we have. we had no issues. something we didn't focus on. we focus on one dive at a time. water wasn't really an issue. >> it helped us actually. bright under those lights that it helped visual cues a little bit. >> the water was brighter than normal, which was nice. >> florescent almost. >> i saw you guys before the show. you were each with your parents and it was the first time -- you guys hadn't seen them before the competition. this was the first time this morning you got to see them. >> i tried to go in the stands yesterday and they told me no. last night we were doing interviews all night long. first time seeing them this morning was great.
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seeing the look on their face -- >> special. >> are you going to get to spend time with them? are you still competing? >> we get to hang out with them. i'm done competing. we're going to head to the u.s. house in a bit and hang out there. i'm free. >> hit the nightclub while you're at it. >> why not. >> have fun. you're looking great. >> when you stand on that podium, what did that feel like for you guys? >> i was so -- i felt so blessed and grateful to watch our flag raise and to know that we represent that. that was huge. to share that moment with my coach and my family was amazing. >> there are so many people that go into that. so many people that contributed to our success so grateful for all that. >> congratulations. you make us so proud. >> sam, a little zac efronish. >> i was thinking that exactly. >> who do you get?
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>> i get james franco. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> this is the celebrity olympic games. >> you and tirico. >> that's the best i can do. the best tirico can do. best i can do. >> the cyclist that looks like ko kate middleton. >> all right. speaking of olympic champions, also somebody who inspired so many olympic cyclist, kristen armstrong was here a little while ago with us. she won gold in the women's individual time trial making history. she's the oldest female cyclist but makes history because it's her third consecutive gold. she's turned 43 today. you saw at the finish she apparently didn't know she had won and asked the official. did i win? and the minute she heard she won she sort of collapsed off her bike. but the paramedics thought she
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was injured because she had a nose bleed during the race. they came to her. they were trying to treat her. she is just relieved and exhausted at that point. she has a 5-year-old son, lucas, who is just adorable. >> earlier on our "the suze orman show" she said the last leg her coach called her on the radio and said what color do you want? what color do you want to mote vi -- motivate her. >> as is with tradition, she will retire for the third time. after beijing's gold she retired to have a family. after london she retired to have three hip replacement surgeries and now she'll retire again and maybe this time go -- >> i think we'll see her in tokyo. what the heck? >> don't count her out. she did say i hope i continue to inspire others that age is not a number that defines you. i was talking about her 5-year-old son. that picture of her with lucas
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at the finish. when she was crying with the medal around her neck, such a proud moment, mom, what's wrong? why are you crying? didn't you win. i have to explain that now sometimes you cry even when you're winning and in those moments the joy that you're crying. >> the irony. the greatest name in cycling. armstrong. kristen armstrong. >> nicely done. let's show you what's going on as far as your weather is concerned. we're looking again at nice weather here in the beautiful rio de janeiro area. it looks like our graphics are stuck. nothing is moving. here we go. there we go. today, partly cloudy, 73. isolated shower or two tomorrow. 72 and gorgeous day on saturday with a temperature of about 74 degrees. heat is the big story back in the states. 70 million people under some sort of heat advisory from the plains all of the way to the northeast and new england. heat advisory and warnings in philadelphia, new york city, on
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into boston. big bermuda high off the coast bringing up that oppressive humidity. temperatures will come close to 100 but the feels-like temperatures over 100 both today on into friday and part of the weekend. that's what's going we have some patchy fog and low clouds near the coastline. a look at the golden gaetd bridge. but we are going to see some sunshine into the rest of today. in the city, it will be in the upper 60s. 80 in san mahmoud teo. and some lower 90s for spots like fairfield and also walnut creek. in the trivalley, 91 degrees today. in pleasanton and the east bay and oakland expect a high of 74 degrees. >> that's your latest weather. coming up, the u.s. continued its dominance in the pool last night and two swimming
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are moments gained with excedrin. #1 neurologist recommended. [heartbeat] another rio evening. allison schmitt, way to go and first-time olympian josh prenot took home his first medal. you are the team captain. what do you say to girls when you're gathered around before the race. how do you pump up the team? >> let's go. there's not much more you can say. you are swimming for america, swimming for that cap on your head and it's exciting every time you get to dive in. when we have that black cap, we know that we're fighting for a
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medal. >> how did you celebrate last night? >> media and laying in the bed in my village. i didn't sleep. i haven't slept since 9:00 a.m. yesterday morning. i'll be cheering tonight at finals and hopefully after that i'll be sound asleep. >> a big one to cheer tonight because you have phelps/lochte. you have a soft spot for phelps. you're best friends. >> he's been there every step of the way and living with him, nicole and boomer this year has been an absolute blessing. i'm so excited to watch him swim. >> they call you aunt schmidty. >> are you a godmother for boomer? >> i'm auntie schmidty who also gets peed on and pooped on sometimes. >> that can happen. >> hands on. >> i love it. never thought i would say that. >> josh, how does this feel for you? >> it's been awesome.
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just to see the leadership that these guys are providing meshed the team really well and i've been enjoying every moment. loved it. >> josh, you got silver by 0.07 of a second. a lot of people are like who is this guy? he came out of nowhere. did you know he was slightly ahead of you the whole time. >> he was super far away from me. i couldn't see him. i had no idea where i was in the race. i was super stoked to look up and see a two on the scoreboard. >> if it was 210 meter breaststroke, do you think could you have had him? >> i'm not sure. i don't know if i want to hedge like that. >> studying to be a physicist. this is the first time in over a decade a man has medaled in this. is there a formula? can you come up with a formula for this? >> that's why i think swimming is really cool. it's just kind of the process of learning how to get better.
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each person does it differently. it's just taking every workout using that as information just to push yourself forward. >> how did you do in chemistry? >> it's been a long time since i took that. he's all right. >> i was asking you what was going on in the pool. you might have insight into the green water? >> i don't know if i'm the guy to fix it. >> who does he look like? >> i heard young matt damon. >> with a narrower nose. a younger, thinner matt damon. i can see that. >> and a little ann hathaway here. >> i've heard that before. >> we'll do that with everybody. celebrity look alike game. >> one thing i have to say is i've been so impress eed by you positivity. you're one of the most positive people i ever met. >> thank you. i love to laugh and be happy. other people like to be happy. let the sun shine. >> as it is now.
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>> tonight we have the duel in the pool. phelps, lochte. >> you'll be there? >> we'll be there. >> how does the rest of the team that's supporting, how do we choose? we don't? >> you cheer for usa. >> it used to be more tighter competition. now they're more friends, right, because they're old men at 32. >> as a team. just like we are. >> you're awesome. coming up, athletes that will keep you glued to the olympic games once you hear their stories right after this. >> just like these guys. so proud of you guys. so proud of you guys. congratulations! clean food. words you don't often hear. words we at panera live by. because clean food is food as it should be. with no artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and no colors from artificial sources. we think clean food tastes better, feels better, does better. 100% of our food will be clean by year's end.
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as today's events kick off, let's check out where the medal count now stands. look at that. usa way on top. my gosh. china, japan, everybody else just take the bus back to the dorm. >> another action packed day ahead. we want to share with you some olympians you ought to know. >> these are great, great stories. first up, we have david smith. 6'7" member of the u.s. men's volleyball team who reminds us of the power to achieve. born with 80% to 90% hearing loss. never let that stand in his way. during matches he takes out his
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hearing aids because perspiration causes them to malfunction. he relies on hand singles and lip reading to communicate with the team. you can catch him tonight when the u.s. men's volleyball team takes on brazil in the preliminaries. that will be a very heated match. u.s./brazil. two great big volleyball stars. >> another athlete to check out. ashley johnson. first black woman to play for the u.s. olympic women's polo team. she grew up with her mom in miami, florida. she's the only member on the u.s. women's water polo team who is not from california. 6'1", a standout star on the team. her coach says she plays the position of goalie unlike anyone has ever played it before. she's the hope solo of polpolo.
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in a sport with little racial diversity, hard work can get you anywhere you want to go like the olympics. everyone knows football and famous manning brothers. we've got some sisters to tell you about. female fencing duo at the london games made history as part of the bronze winning team. both sisters competing in their second olympics together. one of seven sets of siblings competing in the games this year. grew up in a fencing family. they say the sport is in their blood. parents even met at a fencing club. girls have a chance to medal at the competition later on today. and still ahead, we've got much more for you. the two words that go together. brazilian supermodel. i'm ...
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==gfx== this just in--- ==take vo== we'ea good morning, 9:26. i'm sam brock. this just in. we have learned the identity of the man found murdered in a stairwell at the shopping center in san francisco. he's been identified as 28-year-old frank golasia. his last address is the lakewood apartments in san francisco. somebody found his body just after the mall opened 10:00 yesterday morning. mall employees say the body was inside a stairwell next to a back entrance to bloomingdales. they are not talking about what happened. decision 2016 and a group representing muslims in the bay area begins mobilizing for the november general election. the counsel on american islamic relations is concerned about
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proposals by republican presidential candidate donald trump to ban muslims from entering the country. members meet to talk about the plan moving forward. the country needs to be better protected from terrorism. we are seeing temperatures right now that are heading towards the 90s. kari hall has a look, right after this.
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wx good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. as we take a live look outside at downtown san jose, all clear skies, but we have some cloudy skies right along the coastline and in san francisco. it's 64 degrees in the south bay. and we'll see the temperatures starting to quickly rise. we're at 62 degrees now in concorde. still comfortable in oakland and san francisco. and napa at 56. it will be warm in the south bay with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. pacifica 77. upper 60s for san francisco. up to 93 in fairfield.
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and 90 in walnut creek. also low 90s in the trivalley. what's happening on the roads? >> we're looking over here for a smooth drive around most of the bay. an easier drive as far as the volume of traffic goes. you see you have a slowdown, but still better than the last. problem now is getting over across the richmond to san ra fell bridge at western. that's shy of the toll plaza. we have a crash bogging you down off richmond parkway. the rest of your drive is smooth through the north bay. that's going to do it for us. we'll see you in 30 minutes for more updates. for now, back to the "today" show.
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taking a look at the headlines, immunotherapy is a way to help preschoolers overcome peanut allergies. researchers at the university of north carolina exposed 40 toddlers to small amount of peanut protein gradually increasing the amount each day. after two years, 80% of the children were able to tolerate peanuts with no allergic reaction. a new survey reveals that inattentive parents are among the least favorite hotel guests. expedia asked 1,000 parents for the most aggravating behavior. number one is not keeping
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children in line. you might need a bigger budget if you plan a wedding, retirement party or other champagne worthy celebration. there could be a bubbly shortage on the horizon. grape growers in the champagne region of france have had one of their worst years in decades. mildew, rot and severe frost wiped out much of their crop. by now we learned it's not a good idea to try to catch a foul ball with food in your hands. a pirates fan with a plate of nachos is left wearing the stadium snack. he got a free replacement t-shirt for his efforts. let's head back to rio. al, how are you today? >> doing good. better than that guy that's for sure. last night darryl homer won the silver medal in cyber.
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first american to catch a silver in this event. what a great story. you were born in the u.s. virgin islands. grew up in the bronx. saw a picture of a fencer in a kids' dictionary and decided i want to do that. why? >> the chic outfit. told my mom i wanted to check it out. she laughed at first and then saw two african-american guys fencing promoting 2001 olympic games and that was hit. that's where i started. >> when did you realize i could be an olympian? >> i always had dielusions of being an olympian. i would say actually probably when i was 16. i medaled in world championships and then i made the senior team. going through the ranks ever since. >> amazing. you're known for this move
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called the flunge. could you demonstrate? >> i'm sore from yesterday. we have a standard move just a lunge here. mine is a flying move forward. obviously i cover a lot more distance when i pick up momentum. it's kind of my claim to fame, yeah. >> the flunge. sounds like something you don't want to catch. >> exactly. >> a bad case of the flunge. congratulations. glad the flunge is working for you. >> thank you. >> so proud. >> that's what's going sglmpx we'll have nice weather in san francisco after the clouds clear up. a lot of sunshine this afternoon and highs in the upper 60s. we stay in the 60s through the rest of the forecast. we won't see any changes there, but it will be warming up from 88 degrees to 93 tomorrow. this weekend it will be very hot with highs reaching into the
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mid-90s. and unfortunately we continue to see the heat going on through next week. we'll be up to 96 degrees on next wednesday and it looks like that continues beyond that. >> that's your latest weather. >> they're some of the most beautiful women on earth from one of the most beautiful places on earth. >> we asked our own beauty, jenna bush hager, who else, to get to the bottom of what makes brazilian supermodels so super. >> many of the most famous and highest paid faces in fashion come from right here in brazil. the supermodels i sat down said it's more than just being long and lean and gorgeous. it's something that comes from inside. they've been called angels on earth. sexy. sassy, and sophisticated. brazil's beauties. talk to me about what makes brazilian woman so beautiful? >> it's the mix of races and
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diversity and also the way we are brought up here. our culture. >> an attitude of the brazilian makes us stand out in the world. >> members of brazil's supermodel squad. a group that includes the likes of cover girls, some of the highest paid and most famous faces in fashion from one of the world's top model producing countries. >> they took the supermodel to another level to celebrity level and people get interested in models and fashion. >> show me a couple of your moves? >> sure. >> one in front of the other. >> what does it feel like to be the first supermodels from your country? >> it's pretty special. girls come to us all the time and ask how do they become a model? it's really like you have to fight hard for your dream and believe in yourself and it
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wasn't easy for us. especially opening the doors all over the world because people didn't know brazilians. >> with all of this exposure that we have comes responsibility because you become an example for girls. >> their following on social media, 15 million combined. at agency kids, a modeling school, more than 500 children a day apply to be part of their training program. an indication the director says of how important modeling is to brazil. when you think about the celebrity that modeling has brought you, are you overwhelmed? is it something that you can't believe? >> modeling definitely brought us a lot of success. that's not the reason i do my job. the reason i do my job is
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because i truly love it. >> when you're a young model, you have no idea how far can you go. it's definitely a dream come true. >> okay. so they are as lovely on inside as they are on the outside. they say that brazil women and we can see this in our own natalie, have a spirit in them that brings that beauty out. >> is it confidence? >> it doesn't hurt they have a lot of brazilian assets. >> how would you say in portuguese the joy of life? >> they definitely have that. one of them was discovered, adriana was discovered in a contest that she came in second. >> who was first? >> where is number one? >> thank you, jenna. >> up next, from the best dressed to the most team spirit, we're heading out to our own
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olympic park here to give out awards, al. not as good as gold. not good at all at all really. right after this. >> you almost missed the landing on that one, my friend. jamie foxx here for verizon. did you know verizon has more than three times the 4g lte coverage of sprint? and i'm jamie foxx for sprint. pretty much the same coverage if you squint. you are not jamie foxx! sprint is last nationally in 4g lte coverage. well, who is going to notice? what about the left side of the country, huh? this part of texas, california, new york, et cetera? (announcer vo) don't get fooled by cut rate networks. get the best. and now get up to four free samsung galaxy phones, four lines and sixteen gigs for just one-fifty. only on verizon. ♪ ♪ the best way to get together,
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>> even if you're not necessarily a sports fan, there's something for everyone to love at the olympics. we're getting into the spirit with a segment we're calling as good as gold. >> almost as good as gold. we're joined by social media expert beth troutman to give out athletic awards in nonsporting categories. >> best dressed. happiest to be here. beth, good morning. >> good morning. >> let's get to it. social media is your wheelhouse. you say your favorite facebook follow is usain bolt. >> he has 17.5 million followers. he's doing a really great job of posting from here at the games. he's done some great photos from his press conference. there's one that's spectacular doing a selfie and it looks like thousands of cameras behind him. giving him that kind of attention is so much fun. he has a really colorful personality and he's back from that hamstring injury. he's a world record holder in
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the 100 meter and 200 meter sprints. people are excited to see him down here. he seems on social media really excited to be here. >> we'll go with bolt on facebook. what about the happiest olympian in rio? a chinese swimmer fu yuanhui breaking the internet with this video. take a look here. >> great reaction. >> she got fourth place but she got third. tied for third with a canadian swimmer and she didn't know it until this reporter told her. this is when she found out that she was in fact an olympic medalist. >> team spirit. japanese commentator shoz
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shozo matsuka. take a look at this. >> i'm not sure what he's doing. >> this is what's great. a lot of people haven't seen this video yet. he's watching the 4x200 that michael phelps and ryan lochte won. the japanese team got bronze which is huge for japan. he was swimming along with them. he was in that press area called the mix zone and he could not get enough. people aren't talking about this one yet. it will pop today. >> thank you so much. coming up next, we're talking to the band perry about performing for team usa in rio. plus, we've got a performance that you are going to love after these messages.
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(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. 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. >> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi.
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>> grammy winning group the band perry has been a music powerhouse for the last decade churning out platinum hits after platinum hits. >> we're excited because they're here to sing another big hit on our rio concert stage this morning. >> siblings kimberly, reed and neil perry, take it away with "done." >> let's hit it. ♪ ♪ you've been wearing that crown and tearing me down ♪ ♪ it's been a while since you treated me right ♪ ♪ you strung me around for far too long cause i forever gape you have the fight ♪ ♪ until now it's going to hit you hard until you see stars ♪ ♪ it's going to put you through
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a world of hurt ♪ ♪ i don't believe in getting even but giving what you deserve ♪ ♪ oh my ♪ mama always told me that i should play nice ♪ ♪ she didn't know you when she gave me that advice ♪ ♪ i'm through with you ♪ you're one bridge i would like to burn ♪ ♪ bottle up the ashes, smash the urn ♪ ♪ i'm through with you ♪ i don't want to be your just for fun ♪ ♪ don't want to be under your thumb ♪ ♪ all i want to be is done ♪ you cross the line too many times ♪ ♪ i'm going to put you in your place ♪ ♪ you play with dynamite don't be surprised when i blow up in your face ♪ ♪ oh my ♪ mama always told me that i should play nice ♪ ♪ but they didn't know you when
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she gave me that advice ♪ ♪ don't want to be part of your fun ♪ ♪ don't want to be under your thumb ♪ ♪ all i want to be is done with yourse of selfish ways ♪ ♪ let's do it ♪ ♪ mama told me that i should play nice ♪ ♪ but she didn't know you when she gave me that advice ♪ ♪ mama always told me i should
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play nice but she didn't know you when she gave me that advice ♪ ♪ i'm through with you ♪ you're one bridge i'd like to burn ♪ ♪ scatter the ashes, smash the urn ♪ ♪ i'm through with you snoeft ♪ i don't want to be your just for fun ♪ ♪ don't want to be under your thumb ♪ ♪ all i want to be is done ♪ all i want to be is done ♪ ♪ all i want to be is done ♪ >> come on. everybody go crazy. let's do it. ♪ >> hear more from the band perry
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and all our summer concert artists at the band perry. thank you, guys, so much. we're back in a moment after this. this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ our thanks to the band perry for rocking our rio stage. >> we are ready to rock with another action packed day of olympic competition. >> that's right. with your favorite person in the whole world. >> daytime host, tirico! watch him. >> tirico! >> tirico!
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[electronic sound effects] brace yourself... the first ever gsf is here. with a 467 horse power v8 engine... torque vectoring differential... and brembo brakes. it's the next expression of f performance, from lexus. ck traffic maps morning clouds out there in san francisco. we'll be clearing out with a high today of 68 degrees. more 60s in the forecast into next week and we'll notice a big difference for the inland areas going from 88 to the mid-90s for
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the weekend. and the heat continues into the start of next week. mid-90s by wednesday as a heat wave continues in the bay area. let's see what's happening in traffic with mike. >> we're going over to the rest of the bay and we'll see a smooth flow pointing out two spots northbound 101. still slow into the airport. the earlier crash is over on the shoulder out of lanes. completely clear by now. we have that slowdown by the airport. but everything else is recovering from the earlier closure for one of those lanes. westbound 580 moving more spo h spoothly. a little bit of fog and an easier drive throughbe berkeley. >> on twitter you can catch updates on the olympics. complete coverage of the games on nbc. we have an eye out for all those in the bay area who are taking part in the competition. see where the e medal winners go
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on their victory lap as well. on our bay area facebook page, comment on facebook's ban on private gun sales. it's been put to the test. that test failed. facebook is relying on users to report abuses. we'll have more local news coming for you later in the afternoon after the olympics. enjoy.
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michael phelps is going to do it again as they reach for gold. he did it! ♪ ♪ a look from high above the olympic park, the biggest hub of activity at these games and about 15 miles to the east another busy day on the sands at copacabana beach on day six of the rio olympics. and from our daytime home on the beach where the sunshine has returned, good morning, welcome along i'm rebecca lowe, now last night in rio, katy ledecky took the women's 4 x


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