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"today in the bay." we'll be back at 7:25 and every half hour after that. >> join us at nbc bay area news at 11:00. jonbenet. breaking news. north korea conducts its largest ever nuclear test overnight. the explosion registers as a magnitude 5 earthquake, the white house already vowing there will be serious consequences. praise for putin. donald trump's running mate, mike pence, doubles down on trump's controversial comments about russia's leader. >> i think it's inn arguable that vladimir putin has been a stronger leader in his country than barack obama has been in this country. >> hillary clinton appalled. >> that is not just unpatriotic, it's not just insulting, it is scary. it is dangerous. >> as new questions emerge about just what happened when trump
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was briefed by intelligence officials. cloud of controversy, despite a public outcry spraying for zika carrying mosquitos begins in miami beach this morning as a new report shows 84 pregnant women in florida have now tested positive for that virus. and super show downs, the nfl season kicks off with a super bowl rematch between the broncos and the panthers that came down to the wire. >> and the kick is no good. and a shocker on the court, serena williams is out of the u.s. open. today, friday, september 9th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning everyone, welcome to "today" on a friday morning. something tells me our television sets were tuned to different sporting events last
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night. >> that's right. i was watching the serena match, what a shocker and you were watching the home shopping network again. >> exactly. there's the tennis match. boy, the end of that football game was exciting. we will talk more about both of those things. on this friday morning we have to start with this breaking news. north korea conducting what it calls a higher level nuclear test overnight and it's triggering swift condemnation from the obama administration and other world leaders. nbc's bill neely has the latest on all of this. bill, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. it was powerful and it was provocative and it was meant to be both. north korea's fifth and largest nuclear test. kim jong-un moving ever closer it seems to a weapon that could one day strike the u.s. announced proudly on state television north korea's strongest ever nuclear test. watched with pride in its capital, but with deep concern
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in south korea and around the world. it was powerful enough to cause an earthquake measuring 5.3. south korea's president called it an act of fanatic recklessness. but this test was aimed at projecting power, the timing deliberate. today as north korea's july 4th the anniversary of the founding of the state. its leaders meeting and boasting that this test moves they can mount a nuclear war head on a medium range missile. north korea's leader kim jong-un was ordered a huge increase in tests and missiles this year, the biggest concern, that he is edging towards a nuclear missile capable of reaching america's west coast. the u.s. joined russia today in condemning the test. president obama briefed on air force one said the world had to ensure provocative actions are met with serious consequences. but the question is how or what can the world do. i was no north korea after their
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fourth nuclear test earlier this year and they were already anticipating this next one. no state on earth is more sanctioned, but all those tougher sanctions and diplomatic pressure have no affect at all in preventing this test. matt, savannah. >> bill, thank you. now to new controversies and attacks in the presidential race. we are now 60 days out from the election. so let's get to this state of the race today. hillary clinton hosting a meeting here in new york city with a bipartisan group of security experts and of course one item on that agenda, the fight against isis. as for donald trump, he is making two stops today, first in washington, d.c., then a rally in florida where a new poll shows trump and clinton are now tied. >> that same polling shows the two presidential hopefuls are locked in extremely tight races in three other crucial battle grounds. in ohio trump holding a 1 point lead, 46 to 45% in that poll while clinton now leads in north
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carolina by four points, 47 to 43, and she is up 5 points, 48 to 43 in the all important state of pennsylvania. the table is set, let's get right to nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt and savannah, good morning. this weekend the nation will pause to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11, you can see one world trade center behind me. this morning hillary clinton is looking to sharpen that contrast between herself and donald trump particularly on national security, bringing together that team of experts including david petraeus as donald trump is facing new scrutiny about his praise for vladimir putin. on this 9/11 anniversary weekend hillary clinton is attacking her rival on national security. >> we have never been threatened as much by a single candidate running for president as we have been in this election. >> reporter: the former secretary of state today
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convening national security experts. >> i was opposed to the war from the beginning. >> reporter: on iraq trump is doubling down. >> i opposed going in and i did oppose it, despite the media saying, oh, yes, no. i opposed going in. >> reporter: but the evidence shows he's rewriting history. here he is in 2002, six months before the war. >> are you for invading iraq? >> yeah, i guess so. >> reporter: trump again point to go his anti-iraq war comments from august 2004. >> i made a detailed statement in an interview to esquire magazine. >> reporter: but that article was published 18 months after the war began. the billionaire is also under fire for complimenting russia's vladimir putin. >> in that system he has been a leader, far more than our president has been a leader. >> what would ronald reagan say go a republican nominee who attacks america's generals and heaps praise on russia's
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president. >> reporter: once again mike pence is defending trump. >> i think it's inn arguable that vladimir putin has been a stronger leader in his country than barack obama has been in this country. >> reporter: and now new fallout over trump's characterization of the intelligence officials who recently briefed him. >> i am pretty good with the body language, i can tell they were not happy. >> reporter: this morning two intel officials with knowledge of the meeting tell nbc news retired general michael flynn repeatedly interrupted before governor chris christie intervened. christie calls that untrue and flynn blasts the report as total bs telling nbc news they are anonymous sources and they're lying. >> reporter: this morning nbc news has learned that senator tim kaine hillary clinton's running mate received his first classified intelligence briefing here in new york yesterday, governor mike pence will get a similar briefing today. >> all right. peter, thank you. let's bring in nicolle wallace and mark halperin for analysis. good morning. let's start with these battle ground polls, it's just one poll
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but they do show donald trump closing in. for those who this summer left this candidacy for dead, i mean, are you saying this morning maybe not so fast? >> he is still behind but he now has a path to victory in these four states, pennsylvania, ohio, florida, north carolina, they hold the key to a chance for trump to win and the race is narrowed. the clinton folks can say all they want that this is over. it is not over. >> let me ask you about the comments that donald trump and now mike pence have made about vladimir putin, being complimentary or brog tore toward president obama, whichever way you look at it. paul ryan was asked about them yesterday and simply said i'm not going there. how would you like to be walking a mile in paul ryan's shoes right now. >> listen, he made his bed and he is going to have to lie in it. the more interesting chase down, they were chasing republican members of congress around the capital yesterday -- >> to get them to comment. >> to get them to comment. they caught john mccain heading into an elevator, one of the most sort of i think staunch
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anti-putin voices, you know, stood with ukraine -- you know, stood with georgia. he's pressing the closed door button and got out before the doors closed. you know, to the degree that the modern gop has stood for anything it has stood against vladimir putin's aggressions in the region. >> so what's the strategy here? >> there is no strategy with donald trump. >> there is no strategy on this one. >> i called one of his advisors, i said what's the deal? he said it's not that he thinks he's good, he thinks he's strong and i said, well, that's not what he's saying. >> how do you explain? now you have mike pence doubling down. >> some people are surprised mike pence is doing that because his role in some of the controversies has been to walk back a rail bit. i can't find a trump advisors who explains it or defends it. usually if trump does something controversial, they will say he believes it, there's an upside, maybe there is a downside. he will win people in the united states who support vladimir putin, i'm not sure how big that
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constituency is. >> based on what you saw wednesday night from both candidates what do they have to do differently in the first debate? >> well, hillary clinton has to change and she's shown signs she's willing to do that. she knew she had to wake up and get herself on offense with these comments that trump made to you on the generals and putin. i think trump is buoyed by the tightening in the poll. >> trump's style will be what it was the other night, i think her style will change. she wants to show people she's ready to be president not just in preparation and resumé but demeanor. >> thank you. also this morning there's controversy, spraying for zika-carrying mosquitos is under way now in miami beach. a lot of people were opposed to this. this as health officials in florida say dozens of pregnant women have now been infected with the virus. nbc's tammy leitner has more on this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. just about 90 minutes ago they completed the first round of
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spraying with naled in miami beach. a plane flying 300 feet offshore blanketed parts of south beach. they were originally supposed to spray on thursday but this got pushed back because of protests and this comes as the zika cases continues to increase. for months florida officials have been aggressively spraying mosquitos on the ground, now for the first time in miami beach they are spraying from the sky in an effort to reduce the population even more. but some florida residents worry the chemical being used to be narmful to their health. cases of zika are exploding, florida health officials confirming 84 pregnant women in the state have contracted the virus. the number of travel-related infections confirmed in the state has swelled to 604 and there are also an additional 56 locally acquired cases. the majority of those in mooid. on thursday scientists and doctors held a forum to share the latest information on
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fighting zika. >> there continues to be local transmission pregnant women will be affected. the rise depends on what we do with mosquito control. >> reporter: the meeting come one day after a baby born to a zika infected mother is found to have microcephali causing severe brain development issues. just back from summer recess congress failing to pass funding to fight the spread of zika. florida congressman david jolly holding up a jar of mosquitos on the house floor wednesday, urging his colleagues to get it done. >> now, they are not active carriers, but they could be. can you imagine, colleagues, the fears and anxiety in this chamber if these 100 mosquitos were outside this jar, not inside this jar. this is the fear of floridians, right here. >> reporter: another round of aerial spraying is set for sunday morning. matt. >> tammy, thank you very much. now for an extraordinary warning from the faa. airline passengers being urged not to use certain smart phones
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on planes. nbc's tom costello covers aviation for us, he is at reagan national this morning. what can you tell us? >> reporter: we are talking about the galaxy note 7 phone from samsung. as you know it has a propensity in some cases to catch fire, that could be a very dangerous situation inside a passenger plane. samsung already recalling globally 2.5 million of these because some passengers, some customers i should say, have said that the phone has actually caught fire, burning their hands and in some cases, at least one case, actually burning a car as well. the faa not citing any specific incident has it i wish ice this warning but it is strongly urging passengers do not use the phone in flight, do not charge the batteries in flight, do not put the phone in a checked bag. airlines around the world have been crack down on lithium ion batteries because of the tendency to overheat and catch fire posing a big risk to aircraft. it is illegal to ship these passengers inside a commercial
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passenger plane in bulk. now the fa. a urging all samsung galaxy note 7 users keep the phone on when they are traveling, do not charge it in flight and do not check it in a checked bag. back to you. >> tom costello, thank you. now a major rescue operation in the french alps overnight. dozens of tourists were trapped when the cable cars they were riding in suddenly stopped working. keir simmons has more on that ordeal. keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. this is most folks' worst nightmare. look at this dramatic video of the rescue operation taken from a rescue helicopter. you can see how high those cable cars are. french officials say 30 people had to spend the night up there and they have only just been rescued. the terrifying rescue winching tourists to helicopters high above the french alps hampered by poor visibility. more than 100 people included a child stranded in cable cars that reach an altitude of more
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than 12,000 feet. the final tourists brought to safety this morning. overnight many others facing a frightening descent by rope including these women from michigan. >> they tried to take up with the helicopter, but the fog came in so the two rescuers stayed with us and then we did a ba lay after we decided there was no other way to get down and thank goodness they were able to help us. >> the americans trapped for ten hours. >> it was just before midnight when they finally belayed us out of the gondolas which was quite an experience. >> just tired, wanting to get out of there. >> reporter: the high altitude operation in the shadow of month blanc, europe's tallest mountain, rescue services from france, switzerland and italy fighting to free the tourists then climbing to the cable cars with blankets, clothing and food for the night. reports strong winds may have caused the breakdown,
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technicians loosening cables, finally freeing the last of those trapped. their ordeal over, tears of relief, to be back on safe ground. and once rescuers realized that they weren't going to get everybody down they sent people to every one of those cable cars to spend the night there to reassure them, but, guys, i have been on those cable cars, it is cramped, it is very high, it is not a place you want to spend the night, matt. >> ten hours is a very long time. keir simmons, thank you. >> all right. as we mentioned at the top of the show big night in sports. tale of two tv sets. let's start with tennis. serena williams in the women semifinal of the u.s. open. williams was on a quest for the record 23rd major tournament championship of her career, but that bid fell short last night when she double faulted on match poin point. >> now let's talk about football, shall we. it's back, the nfl season kicked
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off last night right here on nbc with a rematch of super bowl 50, the defending champion broncos and the carolina panthers. newly retired quarterback peyton manning surprised the bronco fans, he entered the stadium with the vince lombardi trophy in his hand. during the national anthem brandon marshall took a knee following in the footsteps of colin kaepernick. denver's trevor simian making his first start, he leads the broncos to a come back, two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, take the lead. the panthers had a chance to win, 9 seconds left, that 50 yard field goal sales wide left. denver wins 21-20. >> a lot of composure by a new quarterback replacing peyton manning. >> i think he had taken one snap last year and going against the reigning nfl mvp. >> now you've gotten past mice football knowledge.
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i had ten seconds of material. dylann is here for al. >> the weekend is going to be pretty nice for most areas. right now, though, we have heavier rain moving through wichita, kansas, through cast city, missouri. we had five inches of rain in wichita itself yesterday alone. that's why we do still have flash flood warnings in effect this morning because of the heavy rain and the rain that's still falling. we have a summertime setup here, warm, moist, humid air moving in from the south combined with a cold front, that's going to trigger more stornls, especially this afternoon as this cold front moves eastward, we will get a break through tomorrow morning, then another round of storms, more in the ohio have i ever real as we go into saturday afternoon. i want to point out to you where we have our best chance of stronger storms today, that's right in through this area, des moines, including wichita down into springfield where we could see large hail, damaging winz and dangerous cloud to ground lightning. that's a look at the weather across your country. your local forecast is coming up in 30 seconds.
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the moments that connect us don't happen overnight. they happen one morning at a time, and one cup at a time. folgers, the best part of wakin' up. right now we're seeing misty skies and low clouds in the north bay over to san francisco. cloudy start to san jose. temperatures across our valleys in the north bay, east bay, and south bay today. mid 80 s. 60s for san francisco. good snapshot for your weekend forecast, too. not much change around san francisco but inland, look at the numbers by monday and tuesday. breezy and quite a bit cooler with a chance of mountain showers early next week. and that's your latest forecast. >> all right.
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dylan, thank you very much. just ahead, as we approach 20 years now since the murder of jonbenet ramsey her brother speaks out for the first time. what he's saying about the day of her disappearance and lingering questions about his possible involvement. the first . and a major bank under fire this morning for allegedly opening fake credit cards and accounts for customers without their consent. what you need to know but first this is "today" on nbc. coming up, how many meetings do you have at work and can you)
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sup kids? nooo way! anything goes in old el paso. ==vo== a number of dogs are believed te a very good morning to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a number of dogs are believed to have died after a home went up in flames in the south bay. this is a photo from the scene given us to by the south santa clara fire district. the flames shooting out of the roof of the san martin home. the fire was so tough to knock down crews from three they borg cities were called in to help. firefighters were able to rescue four dogs but they tell us there were more than a dozen dogs inside that home. it's still unclear how many were killed. three people got out though. but they're now homeless and not hurt. let's check the forecast this morning. pretty misty, foggy up there by our city by the bay. >> all around the bay area looking at mostly cloudy skies. and really tough to see right now p tiburon with 55 degrees.
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a numbers by the afternoon climbing into the low 70s. mid to up per 60s around san francisco with patchy low clouds. low 80s in the san jose. low 80s. mid 80s for the tri-valley today. that is a sneak preview as well of your weekend forecast. mid 60s for san francisco. and you'll notice for our inland seven-day forecast numbers staying in the mid to upper 70s. trending cooler approaching monday. looking at friday, lighter flow of traffic around the bay. volume just starting to build. patches like the northbound directions for the south bay. san jose already see slowing. not so bad. gentle moving up in toward silicon valley for cupertino and sunnyvale. 280 and 85. south 880 recovers at crash in tennison. north 880 in san leandro, that crash on the shoulder at marina boulevard is a distraction but no lanes blocked there. approach toward the bay bridge, the maze slows you down. metering lights holds you up. other than that, friday, lighter for that portion as well. another local news update.
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it is 7:30. that's a happy crowd. september 9th, 2016. we'll have a live performance on the plaza from bastille. get ready to rock. let's get the headlines of the morning. overnight just hours after unusual seismic activity was detected in the area, north korea claimed it successfully conducted the largest nuclear test yet. the white house says the president was briefed on the situation as he returned to washington from a trip to asia and says he'll ensure provocative actions from north korea are met with serious consequences. the faa is urging airline
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passengers who use samsung galaxy note 7 smartphones not to turn them on or charge them on planes or stow them in checked bags. samsung recalled the devices after finding that the batteries exploded or caught fire. hillary clinton took several shots at donald trump while speaking at the national baptist convention referring to her rival's efforts to court african-american voters. today's cam moment. the political flood that ricochetted across the web. gary johnson stumped on live tv when asked about the crisis. >> what would you do if you were elected about aleppo? >> what is aleppo? >> you're kidding? >> no. aleppo is in syria. it's the epicenter of the
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refugee crisis. >> okay. got it. >> in later interviews johnson explained he thought aleppo was an acronym but said he has to get smarter. now to a case that has captured worldwide attention for two decades. this december marks 20 years since the murder of 6-year-old jonbenet ramsey. her body found in the basement of her boulder, colorado, home the day after christmas. now her brother is finally opening up about the case. natalie has more on that. good morning to you. >> good morning to you, savannah. burke ramsey is now 29 years old, and he's speaking publicly for the very first time with dr. phil about his sister's murder and what it's been like to live under a crowd of suspicion for the last 20 years. >> the first thing i remember is my mom bursting in my room really frantic saying, oh my gosh, oh my gosh. running around my room looking
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for jonbenet. >> burke ramsey speaking for the first time about his sister jonbenet and the day after chris mi chrismas in 1996. >> he's a software engineer. he works remote. he doesn't go into work every day. for 20 years he has been off the grid. my impression is he's socially awkward. people are going to be very interested in his demeanor. and they're going to find his demeanor atypical. we might be talking about some pretty dark aspects of this story and smiling while he's talking about that. >> next thing i remember is a police officer coming into my room and shining a flashlight. >> how long after she came in before the police officer came in. >> under an hour.
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>> so she comes in and were you asleep when she came in? did she wake you up? >> she woke me up. >> 6-year-old jonbenet would sooning soon be discovered in her family's basement. they focused on her parents and even 9-year-old burke was the subject of tabloid rumors. >> they remain under an umbrella of suspicion. >> the ramseys always maintained their innocence. >> i did not kill my daughter, jonbenet. >> i did not have anything to do with it. >> even though a grand jury voted to indict them in 1999, they were never charged with jonbenet's murder and in 2008 two years after patsy ramsey died of ovarian cancer, the district attorney announced that new dna evidence cleared the ramsey. a move criticized by those in
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law enforcement and experts involved in the case. >> he's aware that his parents are suspects. he's aware that he's a suspect. this has had an affect on him over the last 20 years. thi seen it, right? >> yeah. >> dr. phil reviewed police interrogation tapes with burke. here he's nine years old being asked by a psychologist to draw a picture of his family. >> when you see that do you remember it? >> yeah. i remember the room. i think i didn't know it was a psychologist. >> did you consciously not draw jonbenet. >> i don't know what was going through my head, but she was gone so i didn't draw her. >> he misses her very much -- >> burke told dr. phil that he believes his sister's murder case was mishandled by the boulder police and two decades later he still hopes someone will be held accountable. >> as to why i'm doing it now, it's the 20th anniversary and apparently still a lot of attention around it.
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>> dr. fill told me that he asked burke directly if he killed jonbenet or if he think his parents have anything to do with her murder. his answers to those questions and many others will air in a three-part series on dr. phil, it all begins on monday. >> all right, natalie, thank you very much. we should also mention that date line has a two hour special on the murder of jonbenet ramsey, it includes never about before seen documents and interviews with those closest to the case. what did you most want to know? >> i wanted to know everything that happened at that point. there was nothing. >> except a dead little girl. >> that's the tragedy. you want to solve it for this baby. >> how about the theory that this was an accident. >> going down the wrong path, buddy. i didn't do it. john ramsey didn't do it and we didn't have a clue of anybody who did do it. >> the idea when you do that is to sort of get a rise out of here and get her to maybe say
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something that she didn't want to say. >> right, something spontaneous. >> you can see that date line special who killed jonbenet tonight, 9:00, 8:00 central on nbc. i want to tell you dr. phil will be here live on monday with more of his interview with burke ransy. let's get a check of the weather. >> it is hot and getting hotter in the northwest and the northeast, too, where we could be breaking records later on this afternoon. we have this area of high pressure out ahead of this dip in the jet stream. it's chilly across the dakotas and more like summertime heat and humidity across the southeast. look at memphis, 93 today, it will feel like 102. up into washington, d.c. the high of 96 will feel like 101. but you go back through dis mark and into billings and temperatures will be 10 degrees below average. so we are going to see things cool off eventually, especially by the end of the weekend, in new york we will go from 90 on saturday to 79 on monday, even down into virginia 89 on saturday but a high of only 80 degrees on monday. so even though it is going to
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warm up, the and the window still shows a lot of gray skies around san jose. 61 degrees. highs today approaching the low 80s. and mid to upper 60s near san francisco. peninsula temperatures around palo alto and the 70s and 70s and low 80s for the north bay and chance of upper 80s around concord and walnut creek this afternoon. morning clouds. afternoon sunshine. cool temperatures around san francisco. valley temperatures staying warm through sunday and then a big drop in temperatures starting monday. and it's hard to believe, but we are already talking about sunday night football night in america. it's going to be a big one, we've got the patriots versus the cardinals, 8:30 sunday night, very, very hot out in glendale, 102 degrees. i will leave my patriots commentary to a minimum and that is -- the first report without tom brady, but graph low will be just fine. you can catch that mash up between the patriots and
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we're back at 7:44. a consumer alert for anyone that banks with wells fargo. >> $80 million in fines after thousands of employees were caught setting up fake accounts and credit cards. nbc's gadi schwartz has the latest on this. good morning. >> reporter: with over 1 million bank accounts opened without customer knowledge now being brought to light a lot of wells fargo customers wondering if they were duped into paying for fees and services they never asked for. credit card accounts opened without authorization. late fees charge on accounts customers never knew they had. those were findings into a massive investigation into wells fargo. >> at one time looking at it,
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counting it, i had 15 accounts at once. these are accounts i never opened. >> reporter: wells fargo employees opening 1.5 million bank accounts and more than half a million credit cards that were never requested by customers. >> i would have these accounts and i would have a $10 fee, a $5 fee each month on each account. it adds up. >> a lawsuit against wells fargo by the city of los angeles alleging in some cases money was moved between accounts without customers knowledge. >> every consumer needs to trust their bank and no bank should take advantage of their customers. >> well fargo ordered to pay $105 million in fines and this week saying the bank has fired over 5,300 employees over the last five years for their involvement in the scam. in a statement, the bank saying we regret and take responsibility for any instances where the customers may have received a product that they did not request.
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some former employees say they were pressured to sell account add-ons to customers to meet what they say were unattainable sales goals. wells fargo ordered to pay back customers in full. >> may use fraudulent e-mail addresses or pins is shocking conduct. >> a case shaking trust in the world's largest bank. the customer you just heard from says he's still awaiting reimbursement. account holders are directed to wells fargo website for information and customers should file complaints if they feel they may have been victimized. matt and savannah? >> gadi, thank you very much. just ahead, hollywood's most dangerous man. why based on his roles we should probably never travel with tom hanks. >> and it's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a (cheering on tv)
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we're back at 7:30. carson is in the orange room talking two things he loves, drones and burritos. >> students at virginia tech no longer have to walk to get their chipotle fix. they are going to begin delivering burritos to students via drone. this is really happen. it's part of a drone delivery project that the company has been working on for years and what better to test out than drop massive burritos to college students. one of the first of its kind to be approved by the faa. they chose the mexican cuisine because it will help them to learn to deliver special cargo. social media is onboard.
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dalton tweeting i just found out google and chipotle are testing a burrito delivering feature. i have nor'easter been more excited about the future. let's hope this goes well at virginia tech. in a few minutes when we go out to the plaza in the not too distant future i could order delicious burritos and they would fly to us. >> burritos from heaven. thank you. thank you. just ahead, hoda is back and you're talking to youro doctor about your medication... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain and protect my joints from further damage. this is humira helping me go further. humira works for many adults. it targets and helps to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. humira has been clinically studied for over 18 years.
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wx toss to traffic the morning starting off with lots of low clouds. hazy sunshine around the south bay. 80s. close to 70 in san mateo. 60s with patchy low clouds for san francisco. all day sea breeze for the north bay, 78 in mill valley. mid to upper 80s for the tri-valley. walnut creek, concord, and antioch, the warmest spots. and this is a good sneak preview of what to expect for the weekend. not much change. winds though picking up across tin land valleys as we head into sunday and monday. notice the drop in temperatures. early next week the winds kick up. we'll see highs in the mid to upper 70s early next week. there's a chance we may see a few sierra showers. the weekend forecast looks fine but day tuned. could see bigger changes next week. to see how your friday commute is shaping up let's send it over to mike. >> lighter volume of traffic around the bay. south bay with the continued build here. it's been subtle over the last
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half hour. north 85 at saratoga. there is a crash. adding two additional slowing. slow from highway 87 to cupertino. smoother drive. still slow south 880. crash between the san mateo and dumbarton bridge bridges. cause more slowing. 84 now west of brown slows down over toward the menlo park side. 680 south, earlier crash may be clearing from lanes. slow from 242. live look from bay bridge, low clouds and backup. metering lights are on. fog across the span. happening on nbc bay area, santa clara police union is veersing course urging officers to work and provide security for you at the 49ers season opening this coming monday. this comes after the union threatened to boycott in response to colin kaepernick's on going protests. union leaders do have a message for the 49ers, they can see that on our home page. plus, how san francisco firefighters will mark the 1r5th anniversary of september 11th attacks. we'll have more news in half an hour.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, game on. hoda keeps up her bucket list tour and gives one very deserving man with an incredible story the surprise of a lifetime. plus, we have a problem from space ships to planes, why the oscar winner's travel track record on screen has fans laughing out loud. and from pompeii to the plaza, pop star bastille have a new album and new hit song and they're getting set to rock our crowd today, friday, september
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9th, 2016. >> we're from texas. we love bastille. ♪ if you close your eyes >> we came all of the way from the uk to see bastille on the "today" show. >> all of the way from florida here to see bastille. >> we love bastille! >> all right. we're back now. 8:00 on a friday morning. it is a muggy, sticky, muggy, sticky morning here. >> hard to breathe out here. >> a little thick. we have a concert. a crowd ready to hear bastille in a few moments. >> before we go any farther, could we please bring in a special guest.
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allyson felix has made her way from rio to 30 rock. the most decorated woman in u.s. track and field history. how are you doing? >> good morning. >> you've been back for a little while from rio. have you been able to put your performance there in perspective? >> it's still kind of soaking in. it was such an amazing time. happy to be home and feel so much love now. >> you're involved with something called run, jump, throw. it's important to you. what's going on with that? >> today we'll be at an elementary school in central park. we just want to introduce young kids to our sport. let them know that this sport exists past the olympics and just introduce them to all of the different aspects of it. >> and you're throwing out the first pitch at yankee stadium. does that make you nervous? >> a little bit. i'm ready to go and excited about it for sure. >> you have your fellow athletes in the bronx tonight? >> we're all together. we're excited. it's going to be a good time. >> everybody says you have to
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aim high. in other words, throw above the catcher's head and then it will come down and actually be a strike. >> i'm going to take that advice. >> athletic tips to allyson felix? >> i'll take it. >> where are your medals? >> they are here in new york. they're here with me. when people want to see them, i'm bringing them out. >> i just want to say seriously, one of my favorite athletes from the rio games. we adore you. thank you. >> appreciate it. >> good to see you. now, let's get caught up on the news at 8:00. >> we begin with a race for the white house. hillary clinton trying to flex her foreign policy muscle. she's convening a bipartisan meeting of national security experts here in new york today including ousted cia director david petraeus to discuss the strategy to fight isis. she's also unveiling a new strategy trying to project strength while also showing off her softer side. trying to counter high negatives in the polls, hillary clinton is
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getting personal talking about her faith at a baptist church in missouri thursday night. >> i happy to be born and raised methodist but i've been married to a southern baptist for more than 40 years. >> reporter: clinton didn't miss a chance to take a swipe at donald trump. >> we're facing a candidate with a long history of racial discrimination in his business. traffics in toxic conspiracy theories. >> reporter: the softer language a sharp contrast to earlier in the day when the gloves were off for both candidates. >> she put the country and i mean the entire country at risk. >> it is scary. it is dangerous. >> reporter: while campaigning in north carolina, clinton slammed trump. >> he's been a leader far more than our president has been a leader. >> that's not just unpatriotic. it's not just insulting.
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to the office and the man who holds the office. >> reporter: later while talking to larry king on a russian funded news channel, the gop presidential candidate downplayed accusations that russia hacked into the dnc intentionally mett intentionally meddling into the election. trump sunday fire for say during the nbc forum he opposed the iraq war from the start despite saying in a 2002 interview he supported it. in cleveland thursday, trump doubled down. >> i opposed going in. i did oppose it. >> reporter: clinton's new strategy to showcase her more personal side also on display in a new york blog post called humans of new york. clinton writes about the pressure she felt as one of the only young women taking a law admissions test at harvard university and there she learned to control her emotions writing "i know that i can be perceived
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as aloof or cold or unemotional and if i create that perception, than i take responsibility." all this as the polls are getting a lot tighter. matt, savannah? >> all right. kristen, thank you very much. the white house is threatening serious consequences now over north korea claim that it tested a powerful nuclear warhead overnight. state tv said it will advance the goal of building a warhead small enough to be mounted on the missile. the underground explosion caused 5.3 earthquake. on monday north korea test fired several medium range muscles while president obama was in neighboring china for the g20 summit. first round of aerial pestsipes spraying happened in florida. officials confirmed on thursday that 84 pregnant women in florida have contracted zika which can cause severe brain development issues in babies.
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we're back now. 8:10 with what's "trending" today. hoda back here with us. we have to hear about this meeting we have at 3:00 today. is there anything worse than looking at your schedule and seeing you have a meeting scheduled for a late afternoon on friday? it's your weekend. now a growing number of companies are setting aside one day of the week where you're not allowed to have any meetings at all. one company, edmonds.com has thinking thursday. the idea is to give employees a break. sparing them at least for one day the constant sit downs they felt were becoming disruptive. other companies are jumping onboard hoping the downtime helps spur creativity. you can do it whatever day of the week we want. >> you see brown bag lunch meetings, this meeting, that
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meeting. >> startups rely so heavily on -- they meet all day every day for ideas. you have to give employees a break. >> kathie lee and i have two glasses of wine and then we start our show. >> it makes us feel good. might make you more attractive to others but can dancing also make you a better person? yes. >> i'm having a long week. can i wait to see that? >> yes. according to scientific studies researchers found that certain dance moves can be emotionally sensitive to others and makes us more aware of how they're feeling. they don't actually mean the kind of dancing that we do. it's like ballet. >> the stuff we can't do. >> not twerking. >> not the sprinkler.
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>> no shaquille o'neal. >> 7'1", 340 pounds, how big is that? it's 7'1", 340 pounds. take a look at this hall of fame jacket. that's enormous. almost as big as the guy holding it. the former center for the houston rockets was also inducted into the hall on thursday. >> come on. >> nobody could reach high enough to put the coat on. you know what's funny? when you love basketball, and i do, and you meet some of the players you'll always loved in person, you forget how big they are. >> is there a hanger that fits that jacket? >> it would slip off my hanger. >> aircraft hangar. >> carson, let's do "pop
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starts." >> lady gaga was busy overnight. the song is described as modern ecstasy which is why i describe burritos being dropped by drones is another story. the fifth studio album. we don't know the name or release. grab your tissues. the next story is a tear jerker. ellen talked to a survivor of the orlando nightclub shooting and told ellen that "rise" was a huge inspiration for him. >> the lyrics for that song so powerful. every word in that song is just powerful. i embraced it. my boyfriend is annoyed already by the song. i play it and play it. it's beautiful. >> it is a beautiful song. have you met katy yet or no? do you want to meet katy? katy?
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♪ >> pretty good, right, guys? katy getting emotional meeting tony. tony told katy that listening to that song helped him recover while he was in the hospital and doctors call his survival a miracle. surprises did not end there. tony wants to go to film school. she offered to pay for his first year. pretty awesome. and tom hanks, one of the nicest guys in hollywood but think twice about traveling with him or his characters. his latest movie is about the plane that crash landed in the hudson river but "the washington post" says think about other movies that involved travel. "apollo 13." and then there's "captain phillips" where the ship is taken over by pirates. the list goes on. maybe you could take a train with tom hanks?
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i'm not sure. that's your "pop starts." have a good weekend. >> cute. thank you, carson. >> how about a check of the weather? >> dylan? do you want to try it? >> we're talking about the heat and heat advisories especially in and around philadelphia today where not only the high temperatures but combine that with humidity and it will feel very, very uncomfortable. temperatures today could break some records or at least come close to breaking records. in new york the record is 94. i think we'll fall just shy of that. in philadelphia, the record is 94. we should hit 95 today. we should tie a record through washington and also at laguardia we're going to most likely break the record there. not central park. we'll appointed out tropics right now. nothing really going on but a couple tropical waves that we're watching. it's this one just off the coast of africa that has a 70% chance of developing into something bigger as it moves into some
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very ideal conditions. the good news is that all of the computer models are basically taking it away from land. even bermuda should not seen ef and looking outside, san francisco, lots of low clouds, misty skies. now the clouds trying to break a little bit around san jose. 61 for the moment. and then low 80s. later on this afternoon. highs in the 60s near san francisco. 70s and 80s. into the north bay, mid-80s. the weekend shaping up the same way with morning clouds, afternoon hazy sunshine, inland, temperatures trending much cooler though as we approach monday and tuesday of next week. >> we want to mention a special event happening tonight. the standup to cancer telecast will feature some of hollywood's biggest stars including ben affleck, matthew mckun hay and
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vice president joe biden. >> sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the attacks of september 11th. >> this morning we're remembering that day and the people that lived through it. >> my name is lauren manning. on the morning of 9/11, i was in the north tower at 8:46 a.m. when the first plane hit. >> i'm firefighter john with ladder company 10 of the fdny directly across the street from the south tower of the world trade center. >> i was in middle school a few blocks away from the world trade center. >> my name is jamie. >> my name is nicole and we lost our dad on 9/11. >> i was heading to my office where i was managing director
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and partner. a wall of fire exploded outside of an elevator bank filling probably half of the lobby on the north side. i was engulfed in the flames. >> there was debris falling from the tower. pitch black outside because the smoke blocked out the sunlight. >> a teacher whispered in our teacher's ear and he came back to the front of the class and he said they've bombed the world trade center. >> i was 2 years old when i lost my dad. >> i was not born yet. >> i mainly just remember my dad from pictures and videos that i have of him and with him from when he was alive. >> people started screaming and running and saying run for your life. don't look. just run. and so we started to run and run and what was happening was the tower was collapsing. >> i was actually in the building when the lights went out and then the building collapsed.
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screaming and praying and saying my prayers. i laid on the floor and i really just waited for the beam to hit me. waited for whatever was going to crush me to crush me. >> i opened the staircase door and my grandma was there standing in the door of her apartment on the phone, and she started screaming. she's alive. she's alive. she's here. because up until that point everyone thought i was dead. >> that was the beginning of my battle that day, which would continue on for many months more, three months in the icu. three months in a coma. and then three more months in a rehab hospital. >> a lot of the time something small will happen or we'll be somewhere and my mom or whoever i'm with will bring up that he used to have a certain quirk that something we did reminded them of him or we'll be somewhere that he loved so we feel like we can know him better. >> you know, a lot of time teenagers who have been through trauma will act out their trauma and that's when i started
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drinking. i ended up in the hospital for alcohol poisoning four times before i graduated college. >> like many firefighters that did go down to the trade center that dug afterwards and spent months there i've come down with ailments that prevent me from fighting fires. in 2012, the new york city fire department retired me with a disability pension. >> the last piece of the puzzle was getting sober and, you know, being in recovery. i was finally able to sort of not only put myself back together again but i started to learn to look for the good in the world instead of the bad and that's what led me to this career in journalism. i also co-founded a site dedicated to positive stories and inspiring stories about people working to help social issues. it's called headlines for the hopeful. >> i have a small startup company. when we get situated, i have one of two locations in mind. perhaps a spot in the new world trade center.
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to my mind, rebuilding on the spot where people tried to take so much away from us seems like it might be a good idea. >> my first born son unfortunately right after birth he had a traumatic brain injury and he suffers from cerebral palsy and needs constant care. i have two other typical children. lots of fun. running around. causing mischief. no medical problems whatsoever. i believe that day god put his hands over me and he protected me and he said not today. today is not your time. he protected me and i survived because it was necessary for me to raise my son, rocco, to share in the joy and the hardship of raising a child with such a damaging disease. he's a perfect soul. >> my mom got remarried and now nicole and i have two other siblings and we have become
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really close and he would be happy to see that we have come so far in life. >> my message to people is we will all be touched by adversity or wounded at some point in our lives but we can refuse to be held by it. i think that's why i survived. >> whatever it is, you just can't give up. there's always, always hope for a new beginning if we work for it. >> 15 years later i think this city is now better than it ever was before. never give up. never give up on your dreams. never give up on your count wri countrymen. never give up in pride. >> i remember talking to them in the immediate aftermath of all this. 15 years, first of all, it seems impossible. it's a morning nobody will ever forget especially when we were broadcasting and covering it here on this show.
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>> so important to remember but also i think to see those journeys that people go on because, yes, they survived but what they had to contend with after that is just unimaginable. >> they all ended on a hopeful note. it was so nice to see that at the end. >> to see the tower and the beautiful blue sky again and i love what lauren said about, you know, rising again. how fitting it would be to have her new company start there. >> my son is in school today and it's patriots day and they talk about the heroism ehere in new york city. >> it's nice when you said that. we all talked about the darkness of that day and yet in that darkness we met so many people who shined the light. and inspired us in really tough times. >> we should mention that they have books out. if you want to learn more about them, go to our website, today.com.
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>> we're back in a moment with more on a friday morning. first your local news and a check of your weather. i'm ...
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==vo== the man accused of shooting at cars along a busy south bay good morning to you. the man accused of shooting at cars along a busy south bay road will be back in court later today. investigators say michael louis was targeting cars and drivers a in san jose this summer. he has a criminal history. he was in court yesterday, but did not enter a plea. louis faces four charges of attempted murder and possession of a firearm charge. let's check the morning commute with mike. friday light at all? >> lighter. lighter than the rest of the days of the week. still have traffic out there. south bay, the traditional pattern. no major slowing. 87 has seen -- all these folks flooding on to the roadway over here. recovery from an earlier crash.
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580 off the freeway, to piedmont hill, that's a slow are drive as well. neighbors toll plaza mitering lights are on. let's show you by the coliseum, we have northbound, starting to gum up. last half hour, we have seen traffic bogged down around high street and move mothre smoothly. back to you. thank you for joining us. we'll be back with another local news update in half an hour. have a great friday morning.
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we're back. it's 8:30. it's friday, september 9th. great crowd. it's going to get hot when bastille takes our stage in just a couple moments. >> already hot. how would you like to be holding charlie right now? we're going to do another great surprise for you. >> it is game on. we pulled off a biggy. we pulled it off at the u.s. open. we'll talk about that in a sec. >> it's a good day when lester
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holt is in the house. >> let's get a check of the weather. >> two of my favorite people. let's look at what's going on this weekend. actually going to be pretty nice for most of the middle of the country and out west. temperatures will start to cool off a bit dropping down into the 70s after being hot and humid. all that rain in the northeast, those are late day showers and thunderstorms. typical pop-up showers and storms and it will certainly cool things down after that cold front passes. so we'll start to see temperatures cool off a bit on sunday. lingering showers in the morning. it will be nice and a comfortable start to the morning in san jose. 61 glees n degrees now. clouds breaking up. temperatures approaching the low 80s around san jose. staying in the 60s closer to san francisco. peninsula temperatures in the mid-70s. north bay and trivalley, warmest spot in the mid-80s. more of the same for the weekend forecast, areas of low cloud s for the morning, trending cooler
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and breezy inland on monday. now to a final installment in our tear jerking series. >> it's been a week of surprises for deserving viewers from monster trucks to celebrity chefs. how do you wrap things up? >> i don't want this one to end, you guys. after the show yesterday, i headed to the u.s. open. john mcenroe was playing a legends match in front of a huge crowd so we surprised a man whose life story will blow you away. >> my dad is amazing. he's the most giving, caring person. >> my father's philosophy of life is happiness. >> it's hard to believe that
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this ral happened but he lived through it. >> when les was just 6 years old, the nazis sent his entire family to a concentration camp. as a little boy, he cheated death time and time again. sent to the gas chambers but on that day they ran out of gas. >> my father's entire life was a series of horrors with a series of amazing people that went out of their way to help him. >> when brought before a firing squad, an old man pushed him down and took the bullet instead. >> my father always focused not on the people shooting but the man that saved him. >> les came to america with nothing. he had a third grade education and learned english from comic books. >> we decided he's here for a purpose in life. helping people taking care of his family. basically he's the happiest
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person i know. walks around the house singing. and he loves his sports. >> tennis is one of the const t constanconstan constants in my father's life. every morning on his way to work he'll stop by the tennis courts and do a couple pickup games. >> he's not bad either. he was kicked out of a tournament in his own community for being too good. >> john mcenroy is one of my dad's favorites. >> when john mcenroy plays, he's watching. >> giving your all and leaving nothing behind. that's how my father plays every game, every volley and having him celebrated on the court of the u.s. open, i can't imagine anything more fitting. >> to surprise les, we
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coordinated a foolproof plan. we hide cameras and his family out of sight. son, aaron, is our accomplice. the match is under way and les has no idea that all of the cameras in the stadium are trained on him. with a win for mcenroy, it's game on for us. >> let's do it. let's do it. come on. >> hi, everybody. there is one person in this audience who we are going to honor today. the person is standing among us. and this person has no idea. take a look up there at those monitors. at first it seems les has an important call to make. >> it's hard to believe. >> but then he gets it. >> my dad is amazing. he's the most giving parent.
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>> within moments, his story wins over the crowd. >> a big round of applause for les. come on down. meet john mcenroe. >> i think you just saw my match. i got a little left in the tank so i'm thinking we should go out and play a couple games. >> this will be just something special for him to remember. and it's part of his bucket list, you know. >> mcenroe has his moves but les has some shots of his own. a few good rallies and he ends it all.
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>> everything he did was absolute inspiration. >> i can't believe you did that. >> afterwards he was getting swarmed by people on the court. it was really great. >> my gosh. he did well. >> he was amazing. it's a terrific, terrific family. i love them. >> good news. we just ordered up 20 more of those segments. you're going to be busy. thank you. >> up next, lester is here with a first look inside the smithsonian's long awaited new museum. first, on a friday morning, this is "today" on nbc.
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8:39. we're back with a first look inside a very special place that's been decades in the making. >> we're talking about the smithsonian national museum of african-american history and
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culture. look who is here. lester holt. you got a sneak peek. >> really great place. congressman john lewis spent 25 years trying to get a bill passed that would make the african-american museum a reality. finally in 2003, president george bush signed it into law. 13 years later, the doors are about to open. the african-american story is the american story and the museum has been a dream for at least a hundred years. >> this is an opportunity to fulfill the dreams of many generations to actually have something on the mall that helps all americans understand how all of us have been shaped in profound ways by the african-american experience. >> i think a lot of people probably wonder to themselves what took so long. >> i think part of it was that candidly in order to tell this story, with very to be comfortable looking at america and all its faults. i'm not always sure americans are ready for that. >> the starting point in this remarkable journey is slavery.
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how do you tell the story without making it all about slavery and oppression? >> i think what you want to do is find tension between moments that will make you ponder the pain of slavery and segregation and moments where you find joy in the community. >> a history that intertwines those moments where you can celebrate the first african-american president while trying to understand today's racial tensions. this is not an upward march. >> there's no way this is a simple march to progress. >> construction began 4 1/2 years ago on the 85,000 square foot museum. visitors will walk through 12 exhibits and see over 3,000 objects gathered by curators traveling the country. >> it's almost as if people were waiting for this museum to be able to say these stories are important. let me share them with the nation. >> the incredible african-american influence on sports, music and culture is seen throughout the museum.
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a soul train costume and muhammad ali's headgear. >> we have earth, how do you recognize bill cosby? >> it was important to recognize that the allegations have damaged his legacy, and so that's what we wanted to do. >> you included that down here in the last sentence. >> right, that his career has been severely damaged and this will damage his reputation. >> a complex history for african-americans that curators will hope will open the eyes of all americans. >> maybe, just maybe, by helping people wrestle with the unvarnished truth, maybe we can find only reconciliation and healing. >> the museum opens its doors on september 24th. all 28,500 tickets sold out for opening weekend in less than an hour. the museum will host a festival all weekend long, headlined by the roots. >> looks like it was worth the wait. >> yeah, it really was. we only saw -- you know, a lot
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of the stuff is still under cover. but what an incredible experience it's going to be. >> feels like you could spend a couple days there. >> i think it's going to be one of those that you're not going to want to just pop in for an hour. >> great to see you. >> good to see you. >> this is the morning. remember it? >> yeah, i tried to sit right here. mr. lauer is like. >> thank you so much. coming up next, a guy who makes science cool. neil degrasse tison is going to drop some knowledge. first, this is "today" on nbc. n. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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so i got your test results back and it does show an allergy to cat dander. there are options, but the most effective course of action would be to remove the source of the allergens. he's got a name. it's herbert. as long as you live with herbert, you're going to have the respiratory symptoms. and i'll have the joy that only a kitty cat can bring. okay, well there are some things we can do to minimize the impact. allergy shots, a nasal steroid... does that sound doable?
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i'm in. at john muir health, we know how big the little things can be. john muir health. be heard. we're back now, 8:45 with a superstar of science, neil degrasse tyson subpoeis the dir of the hayden planetarium here in new york. he hosts the emmy nominated show "star talk" tackling the mysteries of the universe. take a look. >> i want to see, you know, somebody who saves the earth who
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looks a little bit like me, whose behind is a little bit bigger, whose chest is on the floor. but when that [ bleep ] soup [ powers kicks in, she can slap a whole nation of people. >> just your typical science show. >> i'm laughing again. i'm sorry. i in the first few episodes, you tackle super heroes, tight rope walkers, and marijuana. >> just because there's science in everything. >> how do you tie that to science? >> no, it's not how you tie it. the science is fundamentally part of it. so a lot of smokers out there, but we bring in an hallucinogen. so it jux that poses. >> what i'm watching you host it, i'm thinking it's like you go into the meet and you say, you know what i always wondered,
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and they go off and actually do it. it's great. seriously. >> well, so, it's a celebration, i think, of all the nuances of all the small and the large ways that science touches our lives, no matter your profession. >> and one thing you always have said to me is that you don't -- there is not for ph.d.s. this is for every day people. one of the ways you communicate the magic of science is through a sense of humor. you communica the magic of science is through a sense of humor. >> if you can't smile while you're learning, i don't know how you learn anything. the universe is a hilarious place. >> that's what we've always said. >> knee slapping. >> a couple headlines relating to science recently. we just discovered a rocky planet orbiting our closest -- >> yes. it's the closest star system to the sun. it's a multiple star system. we found an earth-like planet orbiting that star. >> goldilocks?
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>> it's a gold yilocks zone for that star. it's a cooler, redder star than our sun. that's not what's interesting. what's interesting is that it is an earth-like planet around the closest star. if you're going to have an inventory of what planets to visit first, that would be at the top of the list. however, the fastest thing we ever sent anywhere would take 35,000 years. 1,000 generations just to get there. >> plan ahead. >> you need to send a colony of really fertile people. >> in the few seconds i have left, i said to you in the commercial break, it was a difficult month for commercial travel into space with the spacex rocket explosion and you differed with that. >> if you're on the frontier, stuff goes wrong. they're trying to get us to space cheaper than anyone has ever done it before. when i see this, i say, okay,
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that's actually rich with experimental results of what not to do the next time. if you think about it that way -- if you're an entity that never makes mistakes, you are not on the frontier. >> that's a good way to put it as the way you put all these things relating to science which you are so passionate about. nice to see you. >> thank you. a pleasure. >> and you can catch the new season of "star talk" monday, september 19th on the national geographic channel. i love it it up next, a live performance on the plaza by bastille. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> bastille burst on the scene and now album number two is out called "wild world." the gang is all here. they're ready to play. good morning. this is album release day for you. is the second album different from the first? >> it's a bit of an evolution. we're just super proud of it and excited for people to hear it. >> you had a hit with pompeii. it's a bit of a blessing and curse. how do we get that magic again?
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>> we try to ignore that and have fun making a record that we're proud of. it's different but still very much us, i think. >> you're going on tour in north america? >> we're going back to venues we first played when he came to the states. >> it's a return. you guys came here before. >> this is so nice to be back here. thank you for having us. >> so happy to have you. steamy. what are you going to play right now? >> "good grief." >> so what would you little maniacs like to do first? ♪ watching through my fingers watching through my fingers ♪ ♪ shut my eyes and count to ten it goes in one ear out the other, one ear out the other ♪
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♪ burning bright right until the end ♪ ♪ now you'll be missing from the photographs, missing from the photographs ♪ ♪ watching through my fingers ♪ watching through my fingers ♪ in my thoughts you're far away and you are whistling a melody, whistling a melody ♪ ♪ crystallizing clear as day ♪ oh i can picture you so easily picture you so easily ♪ ♪ what's going to be left of the world if you're not in it ♪ ♪ what's going to be left of the world ♪ ♪ every minute and every hour i miss you, i miss you i miss you more ♪ ♪ every stumble and each misfire i miss you, i miss you i miss you more ♪ ♪ watching through my fingers ♪ watching through my fingers
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♪ caught off guard by your favorite song ♪ ♪ i'll be dancing at a funeral, dancing at a funeral ♪ ♪ sleeping in the clothes you love ♪ ♪ it's such a shame we had to see them burn, shame we had to see them burn ♪ ♪ what's going to be left of the world if you're not it ♪ ♪ what's going to be left of the world ♪ ♪ every minute of every hour ♪ i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ♪ ♪ every stumble and each misfire, i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ♪ ♪ you might have to excuse me ♪ i've lost control of all my senses ♪
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♪ and you might have to excuse me ♪ ♪ i've lost control of all my words ♪ ♪ so get drunk ♪ call me a fool ♪ put me in my place, put me in my place ♪ ♪ pick me up off the floor ♪ put me in my place put me in my place ♪ ♪ every minute of every hour ♪ i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ♪ ♪ every stumble and each misfire, i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ♪ ♪ watching through my fingers ♪ watching through my fingers ♪ cause every minute and every hour ♪ ♪ i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ♪
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>> thank you. >> bastille. thank you so much. the new album out today. they'll be back to perform their big hit "pompeii" in just a bit. on a friday morning, a check of your local news and weather. goo i'm ... ==vo== a number of dogs are believed to be dd good morning, everyone. 8:56 on a friday. a number of dogs are believed to be dead after a home went up in flames. this is a photograph from the scene from the south santa clara county fire district. see the flames shoot into the roof of the san martin home. the fire tough to knock down, so crews from three neighboring cities were called in to help. firefighter were able to rescue four dogs but thought there were more than a dozen more dogs
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inside the home. still unclear how many were killed. three people are homeless as well. but they were not hurt. happening now on nbc bay area, santa clara's police union is urging officers to work and provide security for the 49ers season opener this coming monday. this comes after the union threatened to boycott in response to colin kaepernick's ongoing protest, which you heard a lot about. union leaders do have a message for the 49ers it on our home page. how san francisco firefighters plan to mark the 15th anniversary of the september 11th attacks. that story is on our twitter page. we have lots of remembrances as the anniversary comes up this sunday. more news in half an hour.
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this morning on "today's take," it's freebie friday. wait until you see the surprise we're giving away, then you won't believe your eyes. and we're throwing the ultimate tailgate party for your football weekend. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, tamron hall, and billy bush, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this friday morning, september 9th, 2016. al is gone. >> yes, he's gone. >> tamron's here. >> he's away. i believe college visits. he's in that college game with
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leela, who has some interesting choices to make in life. >> nice to have a choice. i didn't have a choice. this is pretty much where you're going to go. ended up being just fine. >> i waited until the last minute and went to temple university. it was a nail biter. it's phenomenal. >> strong school. >> proud of that school. what did you do last night? >> went to the u.s. open. i sadly had to see serena williams lose. she lost to tenth-seed 6-2, 7-6. >> she lost last year in the semifinals. >> to roberta vinci. this little thaial y italian pl. she was so cute. the crowd fell for her, after they were so destroyed.
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>> you didn't reach it this time. >> she was number one. she loses the number one ranking. the thing is, what was upsetting is it seemed to me serena was just defeated from the beginning. i don't think she had it in her, which was hard to see. the crowd tried desperately to buoy her. there were these moments, you know, that thing she does with her fist. come on, we can do this. she even looked at her opponent and said, come on. and the crowd got behind her. then she double faulted. >> that's amazing. she is obviously still the best, but my goodness. she plays so hard. then to see her -- >> she's got a bum knee, bad knee. >> yeah, bad knee. >> also, what do you think about the outfit? she's so fashionable. >> funny enough, i wore that same outfit when i played andy murray, but it looked nothing like that on me. >> did you have the sleeves? >> no, but my version is the white one. she's got the black with the sleeves. speaking of her fashion, i'm going to her fashion show next week. new york fashion week. her fashion line. >> she has a lot going on in her mind.
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maybe that's a distraction. i don't know. >> no, no. >> the sleeves, i was wondering. it's so hot in there. >> it's hot, but listen, you can be the best and still sometimes fall short. i mean, it just happens. >> there was this thing. you've got this great device. i went with hoda last night. >> we have pictures. >> and her boyfriend joel. you have this little device that you can listen to the broadcasters from espn. we should have taken them out for the photos. it was very hot in there. i wore shorts. all chris everett could talk about was the fact that serena wasn't going -- using a towel in the middle of the game. she kept wiping her hands on both sides. >> strange observation. >> see. >> no, i think you're overthinking it. i think she can be the absolute best, as i said, and upsets happen. that's why it's exciting to watch tennis. it is interesting this is the second year in a row. but let me tell you, every tennis player that gets on the other side of that court playing
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serena williams, you are mortified. >> she needs one more grand slam title to break the hold that steffi has. she needs one more. that's 23. she's got to do it somewhere. have you heard gaga's new tune? you think it's about him? >> it's about taylor. i think it is. i don't know. so gaga released her first new solo song in almost three years. it's called "perfect illusion." now, you know she and taylor are no longer together, but i believe that they might get back together. i don't know. listen to the song. tell me what you think. listen. ♪ the perfect illusion >> the perfect illusion, it wasn't love. i felt love when i saw them. >> i feel love when i look at that picture of them. that's the hottest couple. i once told her, i was like, if i was a voi yeur, that would be the couple i'd watch. but i'm not a voyeur.
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i said this to her because she likes my crime show. i felt like i bonded, i can say anything. she was terrified. >> remember that photo they did nude lying on a canvas together and threw paint at each other. they were naked. who does that? >> who does it. >> i got to say, he is -- my wife literally said to my face, if he showed up at the door -- >> look how good they look together. that's the thing about the perfect illusion. you can look at a couple like that, and we've all done it t and you think, man, they look good together. and then -- another example of this, bruce and demi moore. when they broke up, i felt like my parents had broken up. i didn't even know them. i thought, what's wrong -- am i reading too many magazines that i got caught up in their marriage? >> then they rubbed the beautiful -- like, such a happy pair apart. such a beautiful family after the divorce. that was exemplary right there. so wait a minute.
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i had both of these two at my house. >> bruce and demi? >> no, taylor and gaga came to my house after a charity ski event. i had no idea they'd show up. they did. he's terrific, and he, by the way, is not a good skier. he went down and got a terrible raspberry. >> why are you trying to find fault in him? because he's so good looking? >> a compliment is coming. hang in there. he goes down, has a ski accident, and he gets this raspberry on his abdominals, which are very nice. he said, oh, i hurt myself. i said, let me see. i looked at it, and then so that night my wife, who thinks he's really cute, we're at the house, and i said, oh, taylor, taylor, come here. sydney, come here. poor taylor had a terrible accident. will you show my wife what happened? he pulls up the shirt to show the abs. i could hear her go oh, oh, my god. and there it is. these phenomenal abs with a raspberry. she was dutiful. >> oh, let me rub it. >> he was sweet on her.
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it was love. it wasn't a perfect illusion. it was love. >> how do you feel inside watching that? >> watching them together? oh, my god. gaga's in my kitchen. >> not gaga. taylor and your wife. >> i felt like i was giving a wonderful gift. >> why don't they make more of you? by the way, check out this little picture. i know this is going to sound horrible, but i want to -- if i were young enough, i'd do that. >> you'd wear those? >> look at her. this is the new trend. it's underboob. you don't go over, you go under. >> i didn't even see that. i looked at the shorts. >> no, no, no. if we put it up real quick one more time. the kids are at school. they won't know. just real quick one more time. >> can i please see? can we beg? >> we can't show it again? >> family program. i respect that. >> it's this new thing. i feel conflicted about it because obviously you're showing
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a lot, but the girls are all doing it. what do you think? >> it seems that side "b" has run its course. >> side "b" is gone. >> first inner, then outer. now they're all gone. i don't know. >> i don't know. >> i just hope my daughters don't do that. >> my heart just dropped for you. no, no, you can't do it as a daughter. anyway, moving on. cam newton, this is an interesting sight. last night marking the kickoff of the 2016 football season between the carolina panthers and the denver broncos. he wasn't stretching. he wasn't like throwing practice throws or talking to the coach, getting plays. what was he doing? >> flossing his teeth. like, why not. those orange peels -- those orange slices are so nasty. they get right in your teeth. why not floss. he's that confident. by the way, he has fabulous teeth. >> the most beautiful teeth, other than dewayne "the rock" johnson. >> and flo rida. also great teeth. >> here's a little glimpse into
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our lives. we walk into this meeting in the beginning of the morning. we sit down in different looking clothes than we have on now. all casual. >> you always -- i'm sorry. even when it's casual, it's fabulous. i look forward to seeing what you arrive in as much as i look forward to seeing what you wear when we sit down here. it's true. >> two things that happen when we see each other. he says something about my outfit and says what happened last night. >> the hair was standing up a little bit. >> don't say that. >> maybe it was the cap. >> it was that. we've got more things to talk about. >> coming up, the family feud moment that made host steve harvey do a double take. and then something happens in an elevator that i know is going to bring a large smile across your face. it's after this. >> it's going to be me and taylor kinney in the elevator. >> no, better. when it helps give a lifesaving vaccine to a child in need. ♪
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kylie and kendall jenner found themselves in a sticky situation. it's fashion week. so much going on. >> models everywhere. dropping from the sky. >> so with their buddies they got stuck in an elevator and of course snapchated the whole thing. they snapchated. take a look. >> i'm stuck in an elevator in real life. i never thought this would actually happen. i'm genuinely so terrified and hungry. >> my worst nightmare just happened. we are stuck in an elevator. >> if that's your worst nightmare? >> i don't believe it's real. >> they said in real life we're stuck in an elevator. it is real. >> that's why you don't say actually in real life we're stuck -- who talks like that. i say actually a lot. we often say in real life? what other version of life is
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there? >> their show. >> i watched an episode once. i think it was kourtney buying a house and a mouse showed up in this brand new mansion. that mouse is chubby. he looks nothing like the mice i see in new york. it was a staged mouse. it was from central casting. let's put in a cute mouse and they went through the mansion screaming. >> the firemen show up. they were only in there for 20 minutes and they were rescued by the fdny. look at that handsome guy. >> wait a minute. if i was stuck in the elevator, that's not the face i would see picking me up. that looks like a firefighter from the show at that taylor is on. i'm not believing this. look at how -- if those are real new york firefighters, call me and verify your identity.
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my number is -- >> i think he opened the door and went oh gosh. >> hold on. >> do you see how handsome those firefighters are? it's staged. our live studio audience of three are saying they called stage. look at those. look at those smiles. >> this needs to be real. this is my worst nightmare ever in real life. >> keeping up with the kardashian clan which we love around here and obsess about. black china revealed the wedding day. we have an idea for them. >> when is it? >> it is coming up soon. and you said that you could help rob out. >> i mean, they revealed who may be in the bridal party. >> we have a date picked out. obviously wanted to do it when i
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wasn't pregnant so we can turn up so we have a date so far and we haven't started planning the wedding yet. >> is everybody invited to the wedding? anybody not invited and who will be bridesmaids? >> that's up to china. i don't have no friends. and all of the guys in my family keep disappearing. i don't know. i don't know for bridesmaids. a bunch of kardashian sisters. >> china, would you put any of your sisters up there? >> no. for sure i would. >> i thought she was saying no. >> a couple things, rob says he doesn't have any friends and he's subtly referred to -- have you heard of the kardashian curse? things come into their life and something happens. >> kanye is standing strong.
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>> he's standing. rob has no friends. you are formerly of hollywood now of new york. you still have heavy contact in hollywood. help him out. >> i would be a groomsmen for rob. i would be honored to stand next to rob in that moment right there. >> what advice would you give him? >> him? i don't know if i can be honest advice. >> we'll think about it and reveal it later. >> run! >> run! >> steve harvey may have finally met his match on the "family feud." steve comes face to face with his face. take a look. >> i love what i do but every single day of my life people come up to me and call me steve harvey. and i don't even have your money. i mean, i think i should get compensated or something. >> you look like me. damn. i'm looking at you going actually, you know, i really
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hate to say this, i hate to say this but i'm an honest guy. you actually a little better looking than i am. >> that's a pastor from north carolina. he's handsome man. >> i love that. >> 16 years a pastor. very handsome man and now dylan has a check of the weather. >> hey, guys. we are talking about some heat especially across the eastern half of the country. and then eventually a cooldown as we go through the weekend. not only hot but very humid, too, and that's sparking the fact that we have heat advisories near philadelphia and we could be close to record highs today. washington, d.c. it will feel like 101 today. as we go through the weekend eventually we'll drop back down into we're seeing hazy sunshine. 63 degrees in san jose. low 80s in the forecast moving into the afternoon. 60s closer to san francisco.
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mid-70s around the pe nirnninsu. highs in the 70s around mill valley. mid-80s around the trivalley today. that's a pretty good sneak preview of what's to expect this weekend with areas of low clouds temperatures in the 60s closer to san francisco. inland locations mid- to upper 80s through sunday. then breezy and cooler early next week. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. >> up next, it's christmas in september. we're about to surprise some of our fans out on the plaza with our fans out on the plaza with something bie spent summer bing. soon, she'll be binge-studying. now she writes mostly in emoji. soon, she'll type the best essays in the entire 8th grade. today, the only spanish words he knows are burrito and enchilada. soon, he'll take notes en espanol. get back to great with the right gear. from the place with the experts.
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mmmm. mmmm. the family favorite. yoplait. >> so excited. today we are kicking off something special for people that come down to the plaza. that could be you on any friday. it's called freebie friday. giving away free stuff. >> yesterday i showed you breakfast with one of the biggest pop stars on the planet. i invited him to my house for
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breakfast with billy. phone is ringing off the hook. everyone wants me to cook pancakes for them. shawn keeps calling me. really? the concert sold out at madison square garden. is that him? no. in less than five minutes. you have a pair. i have a pair. out to the plaza we go. >> they don't know we're coming out by the way because this is our first freebie friday. people will get the hang of it now. >> someone must have told them. >> maybe some family member watching saying hey, tamron and billy are headed to the plaza with free stuff. we'll randomly pick people. there they are. >> you know what? i'm not giving you anything. we have to be careful.
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>> good morning! >> this is so hard. >> you go first. you go first. >> who is the biggest shawn fan? >> that was stupid. >> how old are you? >> i'm 16 but she's my mom. >> i can't give them to a 16 year old. >> shawn mendez. >> i don't know what just happened. if you didn't win these tickets, don't worry, shawn will be performing live on "today" friday, september 23rd. the same day his album -- >> friday, september 23rd, shawn
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here live on the plaza. >> we love to see you and guess what? if you don't win something, you'll at least get a hug from us. go to today.com for more details. >> some consolation that is. look at all these purchases you made with your airline credit card. hold on...you only got double miles on stuff you bought from that airline? let me show you something better. the capital one venture card. with venture, you earn unlimited double miles on every purchase... not just...(dismissively) airline purchases. every purchase. everywhere. every day. no really! double miles on all of them! what's in your wallet? light & fit greek crunch yogurt is topped with crunchy deliciousness that makes it an absolutely, irresistible hit! light & fit crunch.
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==take vo== will announce today -a's fice a very good morning. it's 9:26. the district attorney's office will announce today if it will file criminal charges against police officers involved in a sex abuse scandal. the investigation centers around a 19-year-old self-proclaim canned prostitute who calls her celeste. she claims she had relations with more than two dozen officers. some when she was a minor. it came to light in the police department where 12 officers have been disciplined. it's since led to the downfall of several officers in multiple departments. the news conference begins at noon. six years ago, a pipeline exploded in san broou know killing eight people. dozens of homes were fletenned in the explosion and fire. a jury found pg&e guilty of five felony counts of violating
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safely laws and obstructing the investigation into the explosion. pg&e may be facing a $3 million fine for those charges. we'll have a look at weather and trachk, right after this break. weather toss to traffic
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traffic still seeing a lot of clouds in san francisco. 60 degrees. thanks to the cloud cover, not waming much more than that. mid-60s in the forecast today. san jose breaking out the hazy sunshine now. south bay locations south of downtown should see mid- to upper 80s. upper 80s in saratoga later on. you see numbers staying in the 60s. north bay temperatures in the 70s and 80s. mid- to upper 80s. the weekend forecast looks about the same at least through sunday. inland temperatures trending cooler approaching monday. we're looking at the friday commute as you see things thin out quickly on a friday. we're looking to the south bay where the top of your screen there's a crash blocking a couple lanes.
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so we have late slowing starting back. the airport and then moving up toward clear to lawrence expressway. here's the rest of the bay and north of the san mateo bridge. a little slowing through oakland. i want to show you the live camera because by the coliseum mid-screen on the northbound head wag from us we had someone who looked like they hit their brakes and cause d a ripple. so a little slowing into downtown. right back to you. thank you for joining us. another update in half an hour. you can also join us at 11:00. have a fantastic weekend.
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>> hope you're sitting down here. we have more mind bending magic. >> adam is a world renowned magician known for his slight of hand tricks and right now he's on tour in the u.s. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> you guys want to see something kind of fun here? >> you're backing up. >> don't back up. this is going to be fun. this is going to be great. i have this kind of stack of note cards here. there's one of them that has a a little drawing on it. we'll show it to the camera right there. billy, you know what that is? >> it's a wave. >> it's a wave. that's exactly right. it's missing a fish. i'll have you take this marker and draw a goldfish really big across that whole ocean. give a shot for the camera.
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nice shot of the goldfish on the camera. fill it in all the way. fill it in all the way. >> you mean the color? >> color it in. >> that's a terrible drawing. >> that's great. i love it actually. that's fantastic. >> that's a decent fish. >> that's a good fish. >> under pressure. >> that's perfect enough. hold on for a minute. we have billy's goldfish in the ocean. >> don't judge. >> we'll put this inside the stack. we'll give you the stack to hold onto. face up like this. put your hand on top of it. other hand on top. put your hand on top as well. like that. loosen up a little bit, billy. don't move. i'll see if i can find your goldfish card. i have. >> adid you have a finger on it the whole time? take the goldfish. give it a shake. it will disappear off the card
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like that. now the deck of cards get stiff and feel like it is cold and hard. goldfish goes back in the deck. lift it up. take a look. >> what! >> show it for the camera. >> you have to see this. what is happening? >> a little fish in there. >> we found the goldfish. >> that's a miracle. >> that's incredible. >> amazing. >> he was so excited to beat billy bush and tamron. >> you guys remember these things? dvds. we don't use them a lot anymore. but they were popular back in the day. we use them a bit. i'll have you go ahead and sign your name. we're not going to do it on the side you would normally sign it
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on. we'll do it on the data side. sign your name nice and big across that. >> reggie jackson said when you sign your name, make sure people can read it. >> let's see. can we read it? i think we can read it. we'll put it inside the dvd case like this. close it up and tamron will hold it up. okay. i'm a collector of sorts. i have some movie tickets that i saw back in the day. this is "star wars." way back in the day right there. "toy story." grab one out. grab one out. perfect. >> "kill bill." >> have you seen it? >> yes. >> doesn't end well for you.
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>> okay. i snap my fingers and on the dvd case in your hands the entire time. watch this. i open it up. the dvd is now encoded with "kill bill" on it. >> how do we know it? >> take it home and watch it. thank you. that's it. if you don't believe me turn it over and show it to the camera. it is indeed "kill bill." take a look at this. i prefer to keep my dvds in the ca case. that's for you. that's your signature. >> that's mind bending magic right there. >> adam, i'm scared to touch your hand to give you a high five. magic powers are there. this is crazy. we found abraham. >> we found abraham. where did he get the name from? >> it's a long story.
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>> up next, stick around if you like football. football is big this weekend. you have to have food. we have the ultimate munchies for your tailgating bash. >> we have to
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>> football season kicked off last night here on nbc. this weekend the new england patriots, the arizona cardinals square off on "sunday night football" which means it's tailgating time. >> it is indeed. we have some perfect munchies that will hit the spot. matt jennings, executive chef and owner, got a round of applause from dylan over there. ryan clark is a cardinal fan and executive chef in tucson, arizona. hello, fellas. are you ready for some football? >> ready to get your tailgate on? >> i am. >> you're handling this one. >> this is a contest. we'll pick a winner.
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>> we're starting out with chicken wings. we're doing a grilled chicken wing. you can still tailgate but keep it healthier. why not. beautiful chicken wings here. we have ingredients in front here. we have black peppercorn. juniper berry. salt, garlic and fresh herbs. >> you have to like the people you're tailgating with for this because it's special. >> it takes time. it shows love and care. >> here we are going to brine for 24 hours. dry them off. make sure they're dry. we'll put them in a marinade that has flakseed oil. honey. maple syrup and seasoning. you have to get in here and help me. here you go. >> let's pass it over right on the grill. >> i'll bring them over. make sure you get --
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>> billy, you're up. >> okay. >> game time. arizona cardinals. no fans are more excited than cardinal fans right now. this is a hot dog from the southwest. so we've got some bacon. that's what makes it the best. >> bacon wrapped hot dogs? >> they go on the grill. we have scallions. we let them cook. let the bacon get crispy. >> steamed buns. >> you can use a mexican sweet roll here. i have some mayo, jalapeno salsa. >> bacon and hot dog, why not do mayo as well. >> pinto beans are the key. cheese. some freshness. >> awesome. >> and mustard. >> that's a lot of meat. >> wings come off the grill.
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we have lime zest and juice. we have a little bit of maple syrup to finish them off. we have fresh cilantro. salt. cracked pepper. toss them together. this is what we end up with up here. squeeze lime on that for me. you have to finish it with lime and then we have our beautiful luxurious nachos here. we did a lobster nacho. when in new england on the north shore, lobster. you can use other things. cod, flounder. we finish it with avocado and roasted corn salsa beautiful stuff. >> we have guacamole. i like to use the shells. close this sucker up and for your guest at your tailgate, have a bunch of garnishes. i have bacon. i have pineapple. crispy corn. >> okay. >> i'll come over.
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i'll come over. >> i think we'll have to swap a bit and share. >> i'm going to eat a hot wing. the nachos are just amazing. i never wings taste like this in my life. i'm going to have to roll with my man. >> there's no way that you can get around what this man has done with bacon wrapped hot dogs. it's too good. trophy has to go to -- can you "sports illustrate split this trophy in half. >> matt was talking trash about the cowboys. >> matt burned a bridge. still seeing low clouds. clearing up around parts of the north bay.
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you see the low clouds. and low clouds and a sea breeze all day. will keep temperatures close to the 60s. low 80s in san jose. mid-80s across the warmer spots. and mid- to upper 80s today around the trivalley. and today's forecast looks very similar to what we'll see throughout the weekend with 60s closer to san francisco. mid- to upper 80s in the warmer value e lees. turning cooler by monday. >> i forgot to say go pats. huge pats fan. >> beautiful. thank you very much. coming up, a trip to pompeii when bastille performs their biggest hit on our plaza. you both have a perfect driving record. perfect. no tickets, no accidents... that is until one of you clips a food truck ruining your perfect record. yeah. now you would think your insurance company would cut you some slack, right? no, your insurance rates go through the roof. your perfect record doesn't get you anything. anything.
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i'm gonna send a vague text in a couple of days, that leaves you confused about my level of interest. i'll wait a full two days before responding. perfect! we're never gonna see each other again, will we? no-no. wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back. 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay. the citi double cash card. double means double. >> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> all right. today is a big day for bastille because the guys are out with a brand new album called "wild world." celebrating with a performance on our plaza. >> the band is best known for their hit, pompeii, and they saved it just for us. here is bastille.
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♪ ♪ i was left to my own devices ♪ many days fell away with nothing to show ♪ ♪ and the walls kept tumbling down in the city that we love ♪ ♪ great crowds roll over the hills bringing darkness from above ♪ ♪ but if you close your eyes ♪ does it almost feel like nothing changed at all ♪ ♪ if you close your eyes does it almost feel like you've been
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here before ♪ ♪ how am i going to be an optimist without this ♪ ♪ how am i going to be an optimist without this ♪ ♪ we were caught up and lost in all of our vices ♪ ♪ in your pose as the dust settled around us ♪ ♪ and the calls kept tumbling down in the city that we love ♪ ♪ great clouds roll over the hills ♪ ♪ bringing darkness from above ♪ but if you close your eyes ♪ does it almost feel like like nothing changed at all ♪ ♪ and if your close your eyes, does it almost feel like you've been here before ♪ ♪ how am i going to be an optimist about this ♪
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♪ how am i going to be an optimist about this ♪ ♪ if you close your eyes ♪ . >> how are you guys doing? thank you so much for coming to check us out. >> and the walls kept tumbling down oh where do we begin ♪ ♪ in the city that we love the rubble of our sins ♪ ♪ great crowds roll over the hills oh where do we begin ♪ ♪ bringing darkness from above the rubble of our sins ♪ ♪ but if you close your eyes
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♪ does it almost feel like nothing changed at all ♪ ♪ and if you close your eyes does it almost feel like you've been here before ♪ ♪ how am i going to be an optimist about this ♪ ♪ how am i going to be an optimist about this ♪ ♪ if you close your eyes does it almost feel like nothing changed at all ♪ ♪ >> bastille. thank you very much. and i have to take this opportunity to clarify something we said earlier. shawn mendez will perform on the "today" show friday september 23rd. he will not be out on the plaza. i encouraged everyone to come
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down. he's inside. a note i missed there. >> he's live. and we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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>> we talked about the nfl on sunday. we got the giants and cowboys. the nfl will pay tribute for the 15th anniversary of 9/11 like they always do with a special moment. i look forward to that. >> my niece has had an awakening of awareness like so many young kids of what happened and the heroism that day and what it means to be an american. we obviously are thinking of all of the families on that day. >> i love to hear that by the way. coming up, kathie lee is out and hoda has a =trx at ck=
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ck traffic maps mostly great start around the bay area. breaking out the hazy sunshine later on with some 80s south of downtown. staying in the 60s near downtown. 70s to low 80s and mid-80 nz range for walnut kriek and the
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trivalley. forecast not changing a whole lot for the weekend. areas of low clouds for the morning. mid-60s closer to san francisco. and inland locations in the mid- to upper 80s. but turning breezy on sunday and then much cooler weather arriving there on monday and tuesday. breezy conditions early next week. now to see what's happening with the commute, here's mike. >> most folks are going to be happy. here's the problem in the south bay. northbound 101 for over an hour we have had a problem that has had one lane blocked. so bay shore back to past the airport and 87 and through the area are slow on the approach and the blend toward the traffic flow. the rest of the bay looks good. 880 through oakland is clearer than a half hour ago. happening now on nbc bay yier, santa clara police union is urging officers to work to provide security for the 49ers season opener on monday. that comes after the union
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threatened to boycott in response to the o ongoing protest in his opinions about police. leaders have a message. you can find that on our home page. plus how firefighters plan to march r mark the 15th anniversary of the september 11th attacks.
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. . . from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> it is try day, it's friday september 9, cathy is off today and not on vacation. billy bush has agreed to fill in. what are you doing? >> well, for anyone that watched this the last hour, i felt like giving them something different. >> so this is what? >> this is -- >> not

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