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jose. look at the san mateo bridge, jammed off 880 towards the san mateo bridge toll plaza, no incidents reported. we'll track those spans as well. >> giants, rest up, they've got a big game again tonight. we leave you live with a look at at&t park where it's all going to happen. hoping for clear skies and a good game tonight. >> and clinton not backing down. >> he wants to talk about what we've been doing the last 30 years, bring it on! >> her lead, now the widest it's ever been in our new poll. with exactly one month to go, can trump rebound? matthew's wake. the water still rising in parts of the south hit by the hurricane. more than 1,500 people rescued, an entire north carolina town evacuated. we are there live. pulling the plug.
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overnight, samsung permanently discontinuing its note 7 phones. customers told to power down and return any of the devices, even the replacements -- immediately. how will the company recover from one of the most botched recalls in corporate history "today," tuesday, october 11th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. four weeks from today, it will be tuesday, election day. >> if the next four weeks are anything like the last seven days, we're in for a bumpy ride. >> it is going to be a rocky one. this is the state of the race today. 28 days to go. donald trump once again going after hillary clinton over her e-mails. >> okay, here's one. just came out. "lock her up" is right. we are going to get a special prosecutor to figure this deal
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out. >> our newest polling shows clinton now up double digits among likely voters, 11 points in a four-way race. now that lead grows to 14 points in a head-to-head match-up. numbers there, 52%-38%. >> both candidates are in the battleground of florida today. trump holds a rally in panama city beach, while clinton will be heading to miami. she'll be joined on the trail for the first time by former vice president al gore. lots to get to. let's go to national correspondent peter alexander who is a few blocks away from us at trump tower this morning. peter, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt and savannah, good morning. donald trump has significant ground to make up in this race and he has only four weeks to do it. last night the republican nominee showing no intention of backing off the pressure he's putting on both hillary and bill clinton. but right now he's also mired in a renewed showdown with members of his own party. in front of a packed house in pennsylvania, donald trump practicing scorched earth politics. >> is there any more fun to be
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than a trump rally, in all fairness? >> reporter: egging on his supporters who believe hillary clinton should be behind bars. >> "lock her up" is right. >> reporter: and without citing any evidence, warning the crowd the race might be rigged. >> we have to make sure that this election is not stolen from us and is not taken away from us. >> reporter: in the wake of trump's lewd comments about women in a new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows clinton opening up a double-digit lead. with nothing to do, the republican nominee now threatening more clinton attacks. >> if they wlant ant to release tapes saying inappropriate things, we'll continue to talk about bill and hillary clinton doing inappropriate things. >> reporter: in ohio late monday, clinton touting her own record crowd and unloading on trump. >> he is an equal opportunity insulter, if there ever was one. >> reporter: and challenging the businessman even further.
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>> on the day that i was in the situation room, watching the raid that brought osama bin laden to justice, he was hosting "celebri "celebrity apprentice." so if he wants to talk about what we've been doing the last 30 years, bring it on! >> reporter: trump's defiance is also leaving many republicans between a rock and a hard place who wrote sticking with him or denouncing him could produce career-ended cog sequennsequenc. >> i might wright in lindsey graham. he is an old good friend of mine and a lot of people like him. >> reporter: north carolina senator richard burr is standing by trump. >> if we don't allow somebody to be forgiven, who's going to forgive us? >> reporter: but wisconsin senator ron johnson fending off challenger russ feingold is ripping a page from trump's playbook. >> i'm not going to defend donald trump's despicable words. they're indefensible. but i don't know how senator
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feingold with support hillary clinton's actions. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan on monday saying he won't defend trump or campaign for him, suggesting he doesn't think trump can win the white house. trump on twitter dem strafting his disapproval, saying ryan should spend more time on balancing the budget, jobs and illegal immigration, and not waste his time on fighting the republican nominee. with just four weeks to go, trump pausing to show his softer side. >> do you want to go back to them or do you want to stay with donald trump? >> trump. >> reporter: throughout the course of this campaign, donald trump is repeatedly touted that the evangelicals love him. but this morning there is a powerful editorial in "christianity today," a mainstream evangelical magazine that calls on evangelicals not to it be silent on what it describes as trump's blatant immorality. in part, "he wantonly celebrates strongmen and takes every opportunity to humiliate and demean the vulnerable.
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he shows no curiosity or capacity to learn. he is, in short, the very embodiment of what the bible calls a fool." matt and savannah, i just reached out to the campaign for any response to that new editorial and haven't yet heard back. >> all right, peter alexander with the very latest this morning, thank you. got steve kornacki in the a the monitor here for us now. i guess the headline of the numbers you are about to show us, what a difference a month and what. a difference a tape with make. >> obviously the 14-point lead, that's double what you saw a month ago. i think we blew a gasket on the screen. the big question is what does this mean for the race for 270. you see how close hillary clinton already is to 270. if you're donald trump, here's what's essential for you to turn this thing around. first of all, start in the state of north carolina. this was a rom in i state four years ago. he needs all the romney states as his base. if he can't get north carolina, he's not going to get to 270. if you could get carolina, that's a start. the next most important for him
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is always going to be florida. 29 electoral votes. he has fallen behind in florida in the last couple weeks. again, that is not even taking into account any damage from this tape. he is going to have to find a way to win florida. next most important, ohio. this is a state where he had the lead basically through september. started to slip. again, did the tape make the situation worse? got to get ohio. would need to get iowa. would need to get nervvada. there are some indications of slippage there. we have new hampshire as a to toss-up right now. if he could get new hampshire, that would just get him to 270. pennsylvania, colorado is more of a reach. he needs everything to break his way down the stretch. >> because it is a challenging map to start with. we've seen what's been happening in congress. house republicans particularly in turmoil over what to do and how to respond to trump. you've got a figure from our poll that really lays out why
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that is. >> keep in mind, this poll is basically taken at the height of the controversy over the weekend over the tape. but look at this. who do you want to be to control congress? democrats or republicans? it's 49%-42% over the weekend. the significance here, a seven-point advantage for democrats. biggest advantage they've had since the government shutdown in 2013. >> a month ago it was three months. >> join us. we've got mark halperin. paul ryan is almost like saying i'm going to concede the white hous concentrating on saving the house. >> because paul ryan sees the real prospect of not just a president clinton, a speaker pelosi, senator majority leader, chuck schumer, a democrat from new york, and he cares about the policies that would be enacted. paul ryan does not object to donald trump because he is an outsider or because he is brash. he objects to donald trump because he thinks he's going to lose and because he doesn't believe that he's morally fit to be president. that leaves him in a very tough position.
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paul ryan, speaker of the house, does not relish challenging his party's nominee but he does not want to see liberal policies enacted. >> let's talk about donald trump and his approach right now. since late august for a few weeks there, he was gaining ground in the polls. and it is actually emblematic. it used to be people at his rallies would say "lock her up." he'd say, no, no, don't lock her up, let's vote. he's all in with "lock her up" right now. does that suggest this is a new phase or a return to the old donald trump that we saw in the primary? >> it suggests he is trying, in the short term after the tape was released friday, to survive. the best way to survive is go to your base. that's one-third of the country and nowhere near enough to win. but you've seized on the thing that's emblematic of what he's doing right now. not trying to tell the majority of the country, "here's what i'd do as president," but simply to rally the people who hate the clintons. >> he's counting on the fact that there are a significant number of people out there who know how to split the ballot,
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who say i'm not going to vote for the republican candidate for president but i'm going to go down the ballot and i'm going to vote republican for these house seats. what does history tell us about those voters? >> history tells us we've started to live in a new era in the last decade. the last generation or so. it used to be easy for voters to do that. they'd vote for reagan, and vote for democrats for congress. that's been happening less and less and less. if you're paul ryan, if you're a republican and thinking that way, you're hoping that this idea that donald trump is the exception to every rule we know about american politics extends to that congressional ballot. >> mark, we have been talking about our polls. steve knows it well. you have an 11-point -- in a four-point race, you have an 11-point gap between these two. these polls have been volatile, this is just one poll. i assume we'll see many more. is there a legitimate and realistic chance for trump to make up that kind of ground in four weeks? >> he'd have to win that third debate, have some more mistakes on the part of hillary clinton. i think he needs to discuss the
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clintons' personal life. he had a tough rap before the videotape was released. he still has a very tough route. he needs no margin of error to win every state that's in play. then he still barely gets there. >> briefly, briefly to both of you. i was watching the debate sunday night. you know what i kept thinking? what are we in for over the next four years? no matter who wins, each of these candidates represents the very worst fear of the other party. so come january, february, march, what are we going to be facing? >> i look at it this way. if hillary clinton wins, republicans already think she's weak and they will think it is essentially a fluke. hey, she was faced with one candidate she could possibly beat. i think republicans would go into her presidency smelling weakness. >> there is every reason to be pessimistic -- except paul ryan and some senate democrats share an agenda, tax reform, infrastructure. there is a possibility that out of the rubble of this resultf the rubble of this result we will see real activity next year and get the country back on track.
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>> thank you so much. i want to go now to that catastrophic flooding from hurricane matthew. it's taking parts of the south by storm, this morning the waters are still rising in cities and towns near the north carolina coast. thousands of people already rescued, still others trapped. nbc national cress bend miguel almaguer is in lumberton south of fayetteville, a city which is under water. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. the widespread flooding was krig gerd by matthew and more than a foot of rain was drumpd in this area, all of that rain poured into creeks and rivers and low lying communities and it's only getting worse. as the town of lumberton filled with water desperate neighbors fled any way they could, 1,500 needed rescued. >> we was helping whoever needed the chance to get out. >> reporter: the coast guard, the national guard and fema have all arrived. >> they have a significant problem here without a doubt. >> reporter: thousands of homes may be swamped and many more are in danger.
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overnight evacuation centers were brimming. >> what do you do now? >> i don't know. wait. i don't know what to do. >> reporter: with no count on the missing there is little sign of relief. floodwaters are rising and the death toll from matthew could also climb. >> i think they were surprised by the rate that the water came up and the force of the water, the moving water, is relentless. >> reporter: this morning lumberton has been declared a disaster, but officials warn it may not be the last place to flood. many rivers are still rising and a string of communities could be next. >> we got clothes, that's all we have. everything else is gone. >> reporter: back in these waters later today the coast guard will be checking to see if there are any fatalities, the death toll stands at at least 30. matt, i-95 still a mess, travel is going to be treacherous for days. matt. >> miguel almaguer, thank you very much. tough talk this morning from
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supreme court justice ruth bader ginsberg. in an interview for yahoo she did not pull any punches when asked about athletes that have protested the national anthem. >> would i arrest them for doing it, no. it is dumb and disrespectful. the same -- i would have the same answer if you asked me about flag burning. i think it's a terrible thing to do, but i wouldn't lock a person up. >> ginsburg also said that athletes such as 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick are within their rights but called the protests arrogant. at least five people were hit, one woman was hospitalized after a pickup truck drove into a group of protesters in reno, nevada, last night. the entire incident was caught on camera. the group was protesting the observance of columbus day. demonstrators had gathered in the intersection under the reno arch when two men in a truck pulled up, the two sides exchanged heated words then the
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truck drove through the crowd, one woman suffered nonlife-threatening injuries, the driver is cooperating with police. no charges have been filed. a four-year-old girl who police say was kidnapped by a family friend is safe a 4-year-old florida girl who police say was kidnapped by a family friend is safe this morning bringing a five-state manhunt to an end. a police officer rushed rebecca lewis into a building after memphis police rescued her on monday. a hospital worker had recognized the little girl and her alleged kidnapper, a 31-year-old man named wes wild hogs. memphis police stopped hogs' car as he left the hospital. investigators say there is no indication that the little girl was harmed. meanwhile, the suspect is being questioned by police and by the fbi. portland, oregon man is recovering this morning after a rare shark attack off the coast. the 29-year-old was surfing when he was attacked monday afternoon. the shark bit him in the thigh and lower leg. he was airlifted to a portland hospital with serious injuries. the surfer says he thinks it may have been a great white. according to a research group,
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there have only been 25 shark attacks off the oregon coast in the last 116 years. from the world of sports, boston red sox slugger david ortiz didn't want it to end, but with his team eliminated from the playoffs by the cleveland indians last night, ortiz returned to the field at fenway park to say good-bye to the fans. the celebrated career for the man known as big papi is over after 20 seasons. 14 of those in boston. ortiz tipped his hat in all directions, tapping his heart, and eventually wiping tears from his eyes. >> i don't know if boston sports fan dylan dreyer is going to be able to go through the weather after that. i see a tear. >> it was a rough night. watching him tear up, of course gets you choked up. but it's been so nice this season to see all the different teams give him a nice send-off. >> even teams that have booed him over the years all recognize his greatness in his final season. >> he is a great player.
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bummed about the red sox though. moving on to the weather where we still have major flooding in most of the rivers across eastern north carolina. we are especially focused on the lumber river in lumberton, north carolina which, look at this. here is major flooding. it is going to take until sunday morning before we start to see that river level go below major flooding. that's why it is going to be a concern all week long. the good news is there is no additional rain in the forecast for the east coast this week. that river can continue to recede. we also have coastal flood warnings with this onshore flow. remnants of matthew still producing residual flooding, across the jacksonville area. also some rip currents. elsewhere across the country, things are really quiet. this cold front could trigger a storm or two, and a little bit chilly across the northern plains. temperatures will be 25 degrees below average. that's a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast is coming up in just 30 seconds. that was invigorating!
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tri-valley. our attention turns to rain and wind due in on friday. on saturday, round two more rain and wind likely. saturday night into sunday before skies clear heading into monday. inland temperatures low 70s. rain in the north bay late thursday evening. camera for the first time. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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very good tuesday morning to you. it's 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. police in san jose investigating a late night homicide. officers found the victim in the parking lot of a lowe's home improvement store near interstate 880. police say officers arrived to find an unidentified man unconscious. they're only saying he suffered from visible injuries and didn't indicate the exact cause of death. also, police have not identified the victim. there is a homeless encampment
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nearby but investigators are not saying if that location is linked to their investigation. let's take a look at our forecast for this tuesday morning with rob mayeda in for kari. >> the morning story continues to be low clouds for the north bay, south bay, tri-valley and east san francisco. a cool forecast from the low 60s in san francisco to low 70s around san jose. temperaturewise, not much change through thursday, but big changes in terms of wind and ray from friday and into the weekend. you see the rain making a comeback for friday morning an inland locations. north bay could see rain late on thursday and the rain moves south for friday. another system of some wind on top of it coming in for saturday into sunday. mike? >> that might affect the pumpkin festival. we'll stand by, rob. over here, looking at your commute, a typical tuesday pattern kicking in for northbound routes through san jose and sell con valley north of 101, sloi toward capital
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expressw expressway. a crash cleared near 280 and 87. oakland, the taillights jamming up just shy of high street. no lanes are blocked. i don't see anything remaining and nothing in the chp report. a slower drive north of the coliseum and into downtown. back to you. >> i'll be back in half an hour with another local news update for you. have a great morning.
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it's worth it. 7:30 now on a tuesday morning. it is the 11th of october, 2016. and a beautiful morning here in midtown manhattan. that's from the top of the rock, the empire state building in the foreground. one world trade center behind it. here is the view from down on ground here in rockefeller plaza. >> you see those hats and scarves. definitely feeling like fall out there. let's look at today's headlines. our new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll finding donald trump slipping further behind hillary clinton since the release of that tape containing his lewd comments about women. head-to-head, trump now trails likely voters by 14 points. >> during a rally in pennsylvania, trump kept up the attacks on clinton and her e-mail controversy that he launched during sunday's debate.
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>> special prosecutor, here we come. right? sh if i w if i win, we're going to appoint a special prosecutor. >> in another rally, trump said losing would be the biggest waste of time, energy and money in his life. >> clinton hit back at an event in ohio last night slamming trump's inexperience. >> on the day that i was in the situation room, watching the raid that brought osama bin laden to justice, he was hosting "celebrity apprentice." so if he wants to talk about what we've been doing the last 30 years, bring it on. >> both clinton and trump will hold rallies in florida today. takes us to today's campaign moment. mike pence was back on the trail monday for the first time since that trump tape surfaced. after dismissing reports that he actually considered leaving the ticket, pence explained his position on the controversy.
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>> my faith also tells me that we all fall short. i don't condone -- i don't condone what was said. in fact, i said so over the weekend. but i believe in grace. >> the latest in politics. meantime, we have a major consumer alert from samsung overnight regarding those problem-plagued galaxy note 7 phones. nbc's tom costello has been all over this story from the start. tom, good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah, good morning to you. samsung announcing this morning it is discontinuing the galaxy note 7 worldwide. that means stores like verizon, at&t, sprint t-mobile will now pull the note 7. even the replacement note 7s which have also been catching fire. more than one dozen cases in just last week. message this morning to anyone who owns a galaxy note 7, even if it is a new replacement phone -- don't use it! samsung and the consumer product safety commission telling customers to power them down and
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return them. the problem -- the new replacement note 7s are also catching fire. no word why. it happened onboard this southwest airlines plane in louisville, kentucky last week. brian green says his phone suddenly got very hot and began smoking. >> it was electronic smoke. it was that brown/green/grey real ugly stuff but it is really thick coming out of the device. >> reporter: in minnesota, a 13-year-old says it happened to her burning her thumb. >> it burnt like you were getting burnt from hot metal or something. >> you could see the outer box bubbling and expanding off the phone. you could see it was blackening. >> reporter: in houston, daniel frank says his replacement phone also caught fire in a restaurant. >> i set it down and started spewing out smoke. it started leaking from all the battery, the volume buttons, the power button. the charger. it was trying to escape the confines of the phone. >> reporter: and in kentucky, michael says he and his wife awoke at 4:00 a.m. last tuesday to find their bedroom engulfed in smoke. his replacement note 7 on fire.
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>> i look over, my phone's in flames. you know? it's just spewing smoke. some flames coming out of it. it smelled awful, like chemicals. >> reporter: he says he went to the e.r. with breathing problems. in a statement, samsung says consumers' safety remains our top priority and all note 7 customers should power down and take advantage of the remedies available, including a refund at their place of purchase. >> carriers will take these phones back and either replace them with a dampb tyifferent ty phone or give you your money back. we say just take it in and don't take the risks. >> reporter: i misspoke. half-a-dozen cases in the last week or so. not a dozen. but by the way, they say there are more than 1 million of these phones that have been under recall. the original recall, no idea how many of those were actually turned in. we asked the consumer products safety commission and "consumer reports," do you have any reports of any other phones, makes or models spontaneously catching fire? they said that they're not aware of any. guys, back to you. >> tom costello with a
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developing story this morning, thank you. al is off today. we have dylan here with another check of the weather. >> and it is chilly across the northeast. we will see some relief. it will get a little bit warmer, especially as we get to the end of the week. look at all these freeze warnings and frost advisories. bradford, 27. 36 hartford. portland, maine, 35 degrees. all of these warnings and frost advisories affect more of the mums and pumpkins outside than us. but it certainly is a shock to the system. temperatures will rebound today only into the 50s in boston. but we'll get up to 63 on wednesday. philadelphia close to 70 by the end of the week. cape hatteras should be in the low to mid 70s by the time we get to thursday. so it is going to warm up but it is a little bit chilly this morning. elsewhere we don't really have a whole lot going on. couple of scattered showers and thunderstorms across the southern plains ahead of the cold front. it is about 10 to 15 degrees above average. back behind it though, it is about 20 to 25 degrees below
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average. highs in parts of montana at least by our standards, cool temperatures later this afternoon. lots of low clouds this morning with 50s and 60s around. we'll stay in the 60s from san francisco and santa cruz and highs around the south bay mostly low 70s. notice the changes midway through the seven-day forecast, rain and wind making a comeback on friday. gusty winds and more rain likely saturday and sunday. next two days look fine. mild temperatures, but we'll see the rain make a big comeback friday and into the weekend. first time about donald trump's comments about donald trump's comments about her on tape. ♪
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we're back at 7:41. we've got one of the women at the center of that donald trump tape addressing the controversy this morning. >> this comes as trump faces what could be an onslaught of new unflattering recordings from his past. nbc's hallie jackson has more on that. hallie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this morning, a new look at the damage done by that 2005 audio that surfaced of donald trump. our latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll taken after the news of that broke friday shows him trailing hillary clinton by double digits now nationally. the fallout potentially far from over as now we're getting new public comments from one woman caught up in the controversy. after a career covering hollywood, an unwanted spotlight for nancy o'dell. >> i feel it is very important that i address you all directly. >> reporter: o'dell referencing that bombshell audio clip of donald trump talking about her
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in 2005 during a taping "access hollywood," a program owned by nbc universal. >> nancy -- no, this was -- i moved on her very heavily. i moved on her like a [ bleep ]. but i couldn't get there. and she was married. all of a sudden i see her, she's now got the big phony [ bleep ] and everything. >> there is no room for objectification of women, or anyone for that matter, even in the locker room. the conversation has got to change because everybody deserves respect. no matter the gender or setting. >> reporter: now the hunt for more hot mike moments intensifying. "the huffington post" reporting it obtained a transcript of a 2010 "apprentice" taping, portions of which never aired. trump begins, don't put this "blank" on the show. you know. saying the skin of a woman who appeared on the program, "sucks," adding, she needs some serious "blank" dermatology. while huffington post says it's authenticated the transcript,
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nbc has not done so. all of it adding pressure to the makers of "apprentice" to release the footage. the show's producer now breaking his silence. a statement from mark burnett and production company mgm says, "burnett does not have the ability nor the right to release "apprentice" material with mgm restricted by contractual and legal requirements. trump's trouble with women predicted by the candidate himself years ago and speaking about bill clinton and his scandals in 1998. >> can you imagine how controversial i'd be? you think about him with the women. how about me with the women? >> reporter: still, some women standing firmly by trump's side. >> something said 11 years ago has no effect on me or any other trump supporter. we don't care. >> reporter: also, sticking by trump, one of his top supporters. new jersey governor chris christie who now this morning is speaking out publicly for the
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first time since that '05 audio surfaced. here is what the governor said on wfan radio just this morning. >> that kind of talk and conversation, even in private, is just unacceptable. i made that very clear to donald on friday when this first came out. and urged him to be contrite and apologetic because that's what he needs to be. but i think that he should have been much more direct and much more focused on saying, just saying i'm sorry and only "i'm sorry." >> reporter: christie added he was really upset about what he heard but this election is about bigger issues. matt and savannah. >> hallie jackson, thank you very much. coming up next, this came out of the debate. the ken bone phenomenon. you already remember him with the red sweater at the debate. carson explains why this is taking off online. but first, these messages. taking off online.
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we're back, 7:49. carson is in the orange room with -- he's got to be the breakout star of the debate sunday night. >> that's right. the clear winner is this fine red sweater wearing man from the midwest, mr. ken bone. ken bone asked a question on energy but he captured america's hearts before even uttering a word. sam tweeting in, i think this man shouldn't be asking questions when he's clearly the answer. zach posting, kenneth bowen looks like the human version of a hug. people have started gathering their ken bone halloween costumes. in less than 24 hours, his iconic red sweater has sold out on amazon. you go get this, guys, that gem of a sweater everybody's talking about, that was mr. bone's plan b. he actually left his house that night wearing an olive colored suit but he split his pants while getting into the car. his online fans came to the rescue. they set up a go fund me page
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here. it's got almost $500. lo and behold, even "esquire" wrote this article. he's got a good sense of humor about it, enjoying his new found fame. he had seven twitter followers and in a day it's already up to a whopping 78,000. scott, with a final tweet here, we can all agree ken bone has brought americans a little closer. thank you, ken bone. >> i read several articles with him, he's so gracious and kind and kind of just the best of america. he said his 12-year-old son was like, dad, you're internet famous which is the best kind of famous. >> you think ken bone throws out the first pitch at the world series? special guest stopping by to help us out with "trending," miss meredith vieira. and justin timberlake on what he says is the most humbling thing in his entire life.
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starting off with lolgts of low clouds. not just san francisco, but across the north bay, tri-valley and east bay, and around san francisco as we head through game four this evening, giants versus cubs, similar weather to last night. hope we have similar outcome. temperatures in the upper 50s with mostly cloudy skies. san jose's high in the low 70s. a few spots around concord may approach the mid 70s. the time frame to watch for the entire bay area will be thursday night into friday as the winds start to pick up. the rain makes a comeback for friday, and plan on more gusty wind and more rain saturday afternoon into sunday. mike? >> rob, looking at a slower drive across the bay. we'll talk about the san mateo bridge in a second. i want to take you to the south bay where northbound routes continue the big build, 85 and
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280 slow around the interchange. 101 crawling toward capital expressway. 101, average the entire stretch between the 85 split and 85 merge in mountain view about 20 minutes longer than your 85 route through that same area. in palo alto, the peninsula moves well. the san mateo bridge, i want to show you that, it does suddenly show slowing along the flat section. things are starting to move better over the last couple minutes. happening now, firefighters are making headway knocking down a grass fire threatening homes in the north bay. a short time ago we received new and encouraging numbers on the progress that's been made and the acres burned. you can find it on the facebook page. giants fans had to stay up late to see the dramatic win over the cubs, the 13th inning of game three in the divisional series. cubs still hold a 2-1 game lead for the best of five.
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, full steam ahead. with just one month until election day, hillary clinton takes a double-digit lead in our brand-new poll. >> he is an equal opportunity insulter, if there ever was one. >> while donald trump doubles down on his promise to his rival. >> we are going to get a special prosecutor to figure this deal out. >> the latest on the most unpredictable race for the white house in decades. plus, underage and undercovered. the new binge drinking phenomenon sweeping college campuses. >> everything is about getting faster, getting that instant pleasure. >> how schools nationwide are trying to fight the growing
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problem. ♪ can't stop the feeling and can't stop justin timberlake. willie sits down with the music superstar sits down to talk about the new film and father hood. >> you literally wake up and look in the mirror and go, i have no idea what i'm doing. >> that's right. >> yeah. it changes everything. i would have never written a song like "can't stop the feeling." "today," tuesday, october 11th, 2016. >> first trip to new york city! >> good morning, warren middle school. we're on the "today" show. >> i skipped school to be on the "today" show! >> aloha! >> hey, matt, a 22-year fan. come shake my hand.
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>> hey, friends and family in columbus, georgia -- we're having a baby! woo! good morning, everybody. welcome back to tuesday morning. it is the 11th of october. and a nice fall day and a great crowd. >> you know, it's like a tale of two pregnancies today. because you're both pregnant, almost the exact same amount. apparently it's keeping dylan warm and you bundle up. >> we just had a moment. i said i've worn this coat because i can close it. then i actually can't close it. >> that's why i'm not wearing a jacket because none of my close. >> we have something really fun going on on our plaza. sz. unique works of art. just ahead, we'll talk to sarah blakely, the founder of spanx. this is part of her project called the belly art project. it's really cool. >> some brave moms to be out there. it is chilly.
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guy fieri is here. he's going to teach you how to make one of his favorite dishes he loves to whip up from time to time with his own family. but first to this morning's top stories, it is time for your "news at 8." we begin with the race for the white house. i'm kristen welker in brooklyn where the clinton campaign is cheering hillary clinton's new lead. our latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows clinton topping trump by 11 points in a four-way match-up. but this morning, trump remains defiant even as the defections from within his own party grow. >> reporter: with a party divided and poll numbers dwindle, donald trump intensifying his scorched earth campaign in wilkes-barre. monday making unsubstantiated claims about voter fraud. >> we have to make sure this election is not stolen from us and is not taken away from us. >> reporter: again vowing to
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send hillary clinton to prison over her e-mails, doubling down on his promise to appoint a special prosecutor if he wins. >> lock her up is right. we are going to get a special prosecutor to figure this deal out. >> reporter: earlier, trump ramping up his efforts to try to cast clinton as an enabler to her husband's alleged indiscretions after bringing some of bill clinton's accusers to sunday's debate. >> bill clinton sexually assaulted innocent women, and hillary clinton attacked those women viciously. one of them said, more viciously than he attacked them. >> reporter: it is a risky strategy that could alienate key women voters just as clinton opens up a double-digit lead in the race. in ohio monday, clinton flexing her muscles. and trying to keep the focus on trump's past and that 2005 audiotape of the billionaire making lewd comments about women. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> when he was pressed about how he behaves, he just doubled down on his excuse that it's just
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locker room banter. >> reporter: our latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows 41% of voters say trump's words are completely unacceptable. although 67% of republican voters say they still support him as the nominee. while the rnc said it was firmly standing behind trump monday, house speaker paul ryan distancing himself. while he didn't pull his endorsement, ryan told lawmakers on a conference call he's now focused on saving republicans' control of congress. but trump's running mate, mike pence, making it clear, he's not going anywhere. >> i choose to stand with donald trump and every american who knows we can make america great again. >> reporter: and trump is lashing out at his own party again this morning in a tweet writing despite -- a word he misspelled -- winning a second debate in a landslide in every poll, it is hard to do when ryan gives zero support. most polls actually show secretary clinton won that debate.
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both candidates will be barnstorming in battleground florida today. hillary clinton campaigning for the very first time with her husband's former vice president, al gore, a move the campaign hopes will energize millennial voters. >> kristen welker on the trail for us, thank you. now to the catastrophic flooding from hurricane matthew. this morning parts of north carolina are being swamped by record-breaking floodwaters. the town of lumberton has been declared a disaster area. more than 1,000 people had to be rescued by boat or helicopter monday while the lumber river rushed over its banks. power is out, the police station has been shut down and the death toll from the storm here in the u.s. stands at 23. this morning, students at a vermont high school returned to class for the first time since four classmates and another teen were killed by a driver traveling the wrong way on an interstate. last night, hundreds of people gathered on that school's soccer field for a candlelight vigil to
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remember the students who died. the teens, all 15 and 16 years old, were killed late saturday. the wrong-way driver is expected to be arraigned on multiple charges, including stealing a police car to flee the scene of that crash. a major consumer alert this morning. samsung telling owners of its galaxy note 7 phone to just shut it down. that amid reports that even replacement phones are still catching fire. samsung has halted production of the phone. meanwhile, the ceo of verizon says this is the worst cell phone crisis he's ever seen. in the meantime, apple's stock is soaring to its highest point this year in anticipation that many samsung users will eventually just swap to the iphone. coming up, meredith is back in studio 1a. she will help us out with "trending." she's going to get to know charlie a little bit. and she's also going to talk to us about a powerful project that she's involved with. >> so happy to see her face.
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also, who says sunday's debate was nasty? you have got to see and hear this new take on donald trump and hillary clinton's showdown. and a very candid conversation with one of the biggest stars in the world, justin timberlake. on fame, music and his family. but first, these messages. y let's just get a sandwich or something. you don't just learn how to drive... or solve the world's problems... be a dad... "or something" and we don't just make sandwiches "or something" we hand-slice avocado, pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and craft every sandwich clean from top to bottom... there's nothing "or something" about it. panera. food as it should be. plumping surface cells for a dramatic transformation... ...without the need for fillers. with olay, you age less. so you can be ageless.
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state. they're 6-0 this season. that should be celebrated, right? big accomplishment. some, though, think the team should be boycotted. they've only actually played three games, but they're 6-0. it's because the players on their team are so big that other teams in the league are simply forfeiting. they're not even showing up for the game. the archbishop murphy wildcats have nine players over 250 pounds, and parents of players on other teams are worried that their kids are going to get seriously injured while playing them. wildcats coach says his guys just want to play football and it's not fair for other teams to duck out. for the record, the wildcats have outscored their opponents this season 170-0. you think that's fair that they just don't play them? >> no, i think they should play. >> if you are worried about really getting hurt -- >> you should worry in general
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when you play football. >> bigger than the high school team and the junior college league. >> are they really that age? >> apparently they grow them big there. >> the score was 170-0? >> over the three games. >> oh, okay. i was like, my goodness. all right, well speaking of sports, we all know the fable of the race between the tortoise and the hare. remember that story? but, a race in thailand aimed to see what would happen in real life in this competition. here we go. at the start, the hare bolts to a big lead, just like in the story. but we know what happens, don't we? hare takes a break, tortoise cruises by. tortoise wins. aesop, author of the fable, was right after all. >> we sped that race up through the tape. >> see nenormous turtle. >> you don't think that was
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rigged? >> you think someone stopped the hare? >> they edited it. >> you know what? we really miss your brand of cynicism for these sweet stories. >> i'm all for the tortoise. i think it was fixed. >> you do. all right. sunday night's debate. did you watch? >> of course. >> we all know, it is being called one of the most venomous and combative debates of all time. donald trump and hillary clinton attacking each other for 90 minutes. however, what you didn't see is what happened after the debate ended. check it out. ♪ now i had the time of my life ♪ ♪ no i never felt like this before ♪ ♪ with passion in our eyes there's no way we could disguise secretly ♪ ♪ so we take each other's hand because we seem to understand the urgency ♪
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>> it was like a minute and 30 seconds. that's great. >> it's really cool stuff. that was courtesy of a dutch website called lucky tv. they put it together. seeing the candidates like that is a little bit refreshing. >> when they get into the duet part, it's very emotional. >> i cannot beat that. shailene woodley found herself behind bars after protesting a proposed pipeline in north dakota. the "divergent" being a tess li actress life streamed it on face back book. she was among about 200 protesters arrested fortress passing. she's released on $500 with a court date for the end of this month. up next, natasha bure's time
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on "the voice" has come to an end. last night she performed a rousing duet of michael bouble's "cry me a river." the coaches seemingly loved the performance but adam decided to go in a different direction sending natasha home saying that he couldn't be more proud of her. finally, danny divevito reveals a terrify story filming the "batman" movie. >> they let the monkey go up top and i walk up to the edge and i go -- waiting for the monkey. the monkey comes down, takes one look at me, and leaps at my [ bleep ]. swear to god. it was like a horror film. he took a big, big mouthful. everybody went crazy. cut, cut, cut. the monkey is attacking me. this far away and i'm -- i
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probably wouldn't be telling this story right now. >> i personally edited that in for "popstart!." devito saying the monkey eventually calm down and they could do the take with a lot less biting. >> right after he told the story, he sank g "i had the tim of my life." thank you, meredith. we'll talk to you more in the next half-hour. dylan, how about a check of the weather? >> tropical storm nicole is going to come pretty close to bermuda possibly as a category 1 hurricane. the northern side of a hurricane is the strongest side, so winds right now are just at 60 miles per hour. but it is expected to strengthen and hit bermuda on that northeast side if it comes close enough. we do have tropical storm warnings and hurricane watches. we could see winds up near 90 miles per hour. then the storm itself moves back out to sea. we are going to see gorgeous weather across the country. in the northeast, a beautiful fall day, nice and crisp, temperatures in the 60s.
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warmer down south with temps 10 to 15 degrees above average. we are dry today in seattle but we will start to see rain move in again tomorrow. clouds, 50s to 60s across the area. for the coast and san francisco, not a lot of warming. low 60s to half moon bay, 67 santa cruz, eventually with sun breaking through clouds. low 70s for most of our inland valley today. mild temperatures will continue through tomorrow and then the rain and wind make a comeback for friday and some gusty conditions the second system due in late saturday, sunday as rain wraps up the week. >> heading out the door, remember to look for us. sirius xm 108. radio, sirius xm channel 108. now to our special continuing series, "campus undercover," exploring some of the challenges facing today's
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college students. a fascinating story yesterday. what do you have today? >> a really big problem today, not necessarily a new one but it has some new twists. if you think of high-profile scandals on campus, there is probably one factor in common. you might be saying to yourself, i've heard this before, maybe i've lived it. kids drink on campus. not a big surprise. but as i said, there are new twists. we'll give you a look at them. from the way students are drinking to how schools are now intervening. >> reporter: september 18th at a party near arizona state university, a 17-year-old chugging a bottle of straight vodka. he tells us he was okay afterwards and that he did it on a $5 bet. >> it's like russian roulette with a firearm. drinking a whole bottle of vodka is equivalent of close to 17 drinks. that produces a blood alcohol level that pushes you very close to the lethal dose where it would kill half the population. >> reporter: welcome to a new
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generation of extreme drinking on campus. >> stanford is now banning hard liquor at all undergraduate parties on campus. >> reporter: a new wave of crackdowns. stanford in august joining a growing list of schools to ban hard alcohol on campus. alongside at least ten others, including dartmouth last year. the latest response to an age-old problem with new twists. >> you don't eat, you get drunker faster, you'll feel high faster if you couple cocaine with adderall. everything is about getting faster, getting that instant pleasure. >> everyone around me was drinking so heavily and it was just like shot after shot after shot. >> reporter: allison, dana and jan are chicago area college students. >> when i would go in to campus parties, you drank to get drunk, and then whatever happened happened. >> reporter: over the last ten years, the number of young people drinking while underage has declined, but at the same time, the intensity of underage drinking has increased. >> we're seeing over the last 15
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years an increase in emergency room visits, an increase in deaths. we talk to college administrators, they tell us 15 years ago they did not have this number of students being taken to emergency rooms. >> reporter: the head of the national institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism says young women historically lighter drinkers than men are now drinking more. >> how many of you think there is a new, more extreme form of drinking happening on campus now? >> yeah. >> yes. >> does that seem different from how our parents drank? >> yeah. >> yes. >> reporter: different, they say, in the way today's students are combining binge drinking with other substances. >> are you guys seeing more drinking plus stimulants? >> yeah. i know cocaine is one of -- probably the one that i'm thinking of. >> cocaine. >> yeah. cocaine is huge. >> it is almost normal. >> it is normal, yeah. >> reporter: and different in the way students now combine drinking with other behaviors. >> if i knew that i was going to be drinking at night, then i would not eat beforehand. >> reporter: like starving
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before drinking, for drinkers raised in a culture of calorie counting and looking to get drunker, faster. it's even got a new buzzword -- drunk arexia. >> do you all feel drunk orexia is real? >> yeah. i was taught if you don't eat before you drink, you're going to get drunker faster. >> and that's good? >> yeah, that's great. >> reporter: a professor at the university of houston recently released a new study of 1,200 students. >> they are starving themselves, they are restricting calories, overexercising. as many as 80% of heavy college drinking students were engaging in some of these behaviors. >> 80%. >> up to 80%, yes. >> i almost died last year. i was hospitalized for three weeks. >> i got to such a low and unhealthy weight that my body just couldn't keep up anymore. >> reporter: this collision of trends has left schools scrambling. >> every time we find a way to
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reduce or address these problems, something else comes up. >> reporter: the latest so-called fix, those alcohol bans. but while the list of schools with bans is growing, it is not clear yet if they're effective. do these college alcohol bans work? >> the truth is we really don't know. >> i was an ra who wrote up plenty of people who were drinking in the dorms. i don't think it did anything. >> for me, it was like i'm going to do it somewhere else. >> i don't remember ever going into like what happens if you do drink? it was just don't drink when i was growing up. >> is there a risk these bans can just push the problem underground? >> it certainly is. colleges should be cautious before they just hit the ban button. >> if you tell someone they can't do something, they're going to do it. they're going to find a way to do it. it can end up being just a horrible tragedy. >> the experts we spoke with say it is not that alcohol bans are a bad idea per se, they just have to be part of a larger, more open conversation and
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effort to educate students about drinking. the students we spoke with agree. that's their sentiment here. >> they say it keeps changing and every time we come up with a remedy, it changes. that's why the core issue of the root problem is what needs to be addressed. >> everyone wants a quick fix. you saw last week with the answer to sexual assaults, it is not a quick fix. >> three kids, one of them getting close to this age. it is terrifying. >> this whole series is giving parents a pit in their stomach. but just open conversation is the answer to so many of these subjects. i'll see you tomorrow on a particularly painful and slo explosive segment. we have all these moms outside with their painted bellies. it is all for a really good cause. more about that in a minute. and guy fieri is making a meal that your family will love.
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very good morning, 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. investigating a homicide after a body found near interstate 880. officers arrived to find an unidentified man unconscious. they are only saying he suffered from visible injuries, not indicating the exact cause of his death. also police have not yet identified him. there is a homeless encampment nearby but investigators are not saying if that location is linked to their investigation. let's check that morning commute with mike. how are we rolling on tuesday? >> we're rolling with a lot of company on tuesday, a typical pattern. typical slow northbound through san jose, through the rest of silicon valley, across the
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peninsula, westbound across bridges. we're looking at northbound 880 where there's an additional problem, stalled vehicle towards here. approaching 98 towards coliseum where we continue to see more on the live shot, anywhere north of that coliseum slowdown we have our live shot towards high street also jammed to the bay bridge where the metering lots. >> another update in half an hour or so. also all the news at 11:00 a.m. have a great morning.
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tobacco companies knew that smoking kills. and they lied about it for decades. now they're lying about prop 56. if you don't use tobacco, you don't pay. smokers pay - their fair share of the 3 billion in health care costs all taxpayers are paying now. and there's one more thing: our kids. every state that's significantly raised tobacco taxes has reduced youth smoking. please. vote yes on 56. if we can save even a few lives, it's worth it.
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we're back now, 8:30 on a tuesday morning, it is the 11th day of october, 2016. a little chill in the air. and that means we're going to open up rink here on rockefeller plaza down in rock center. you can see some young people already out there giving it a twirl on a tuesday morning. you know, we should skate more. >> you know what? it's going to happen this year. >> this year. i always threaten that we're going to take everybody skating just for fun. >> can we give a shout out to bruno mars for this song? what's it? "24-karat --" >> so good. >> i hope he's coming on.
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someone get on that! we need bruno mars on our plaza. >> one of the best concerts i've ever been to. bruno mars. >> this year marks the rink's 80th anniversary. we're going to be celebrating all the way through easter with the nice people that will be there. >> with our skating routine. >> i'm telling you. look at that. just ahead, we've got more with meredith. the story behind her award-winning new documentary. then justin timberlake opens up about how he's changed since becoming a dad. and what made him as nervous as he has ever been in his entire life. >> interesting. and why are all of these moms-to-be getting artwork on their bellies in the cold? the woman behind spanx, sara blakely, will be here to explain. and guy feieri has a meal that you can probably make today. >> one woman who got the "today" logo, we told her it is not coming off. >> it is a tattoo party.
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how about a check of the weather? >> it is chilly in the northeast today. this morning at east. it will turn into a beautiful fall day later on this afternoon, temperatures in the mid six pi60s. warming to the 70s in the great lakes, even 80s down south. we've got a cold front though, and back behind it, it feels awfully chilly. in montana today, highs only in the 30s. as it moves eastward, we'll see a few scattered storms and a t better chance tomorrow. 40s for the high through minneapolis-st. paul tomorrow. we are waiting on a storm system that will move in for end of the week in the pacific northwest. enjoy sunshine in the 60s while you get it. in the southwest, 80s and nir90. in north carolina, several rivers are still above major flood stage. some rivers could take until still seeing mostly gray skies around the bay area. 50s and low 60s after 8:30.
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for the coast, highs in the low 60s from san francisco to half moon bay. may see upper 60s around santa cruz today. low 70s for most of our valleys. thanks to partly cloudy skies, mild temperatures through midweek. thursday into friday the winds pick up and the rain makes a comeback for friday morning's commute with more wind and another round of rain saturday afternoon into sunday. >> and that's your latest forecast. matt? >> dylan, thank you very much. now the real reason that meredith is with us this morning. she is an executive producer of a new documentary called "tower." this tells the story of america's first mass school shooting at the university of texas, happened back in 1966. it focuses on the people whose lives changed that day. >> i just remember looking up at the sky. it was so blue. and just thinking, i guess this
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is it. >> hey, meredith. good morning. >> good morning. >> start with the look of it. because i think that's going to catch some people off-guard. >> the animation. it caught me off guard when my associate came to me and said there is this amazing filmmaker and he wants to tell the story of what happened at the first mass shooting on an american campus using animation. i said that's nuts. why would you use animation? she said trust me, it will work. it is so effective. >> it draws you in. >> that's right. >> you can't take your eyes off it. a lot of people are not going to be familiar with this story, even though it is talked about as the first mass school shooting in this country. 1966. >> 50 years ago. >> what did we learn about what's going on today by looking back? >> you know, it is interesting. the filmmaker here, the reason he wanted to tell this story, he's from austin. he never learned about it. it is at if this happened, it was horrific, and then everybody wanted to forget. and he wanted to focus on the people into were there that day
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to talk about the survivors, to talk about the victims, the police, the students and the heroes. hopefully to open up a dialogue. because the sad thing now is that these are so commonplace that they're horrific, but we're almost used to it. and we need to talk. >> what was interesting is that some of the people you -- or lot of the people you deal with in this story had never stayed in contact -- >> none of them. >> -- since 1966. and now they're kind of reconnecting and understanding how this has impacted all of them. >> yeah. for them, it's been very cathartic. and also you'll see -- because you meet these people 50 years later. this is still with them. it still haunts them. so for them to finally connect and be able to talk about it was healing for them. that's the whole idea behind the flic film. that if we can talk about what's going on because it is going on on a regular basis in this country, maybe we can begin to solve this problem. >> i wasn't surprised to hear
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that you were involved in this because i remember all too well we covered together -- we went down to virginia tech in the wake of the mass shooting there. and i remember on the plane on the way back and in the car when we were driving around there how much it impacted both of us. but it stuck with you as well. >> it definitely stuck with me, especially there was a candlelight vigil. i remember being with the students and one of the students coming up to me and saying, can i just -- will you just hold me? because their parents weren't there to be with them at such a terrible time. that to this day i think about that. >> i think we should mention that the documentary does not take a political point of view. >> no, none. >> this isn't a gun control or gun rights message. >> not at all. >> what do you want people to take away? >> i want people to go see it and don't go alone. go with somebody else. to tweet to me, #towertogether what they thought about it. did it start a dialogue? what we really want to do is start a conversation through this film. it is not about whether you're
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pro gun or anti-gun. it is really about honoring these people, seeing what has happened in the course of 50 years, not only to them but in this country. and hopefully, together we can maybe change the craziness that's happening. >> i hope people do go see it. it is called "tower" and it is in select theaters. great to see you. coming up, justin timberlake opens up about his rise to the top and how being a dad has changed him. but first, this is "today" on nbc. beautiful sight outside.
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we are back inside, 8:39, with a new place that fans of justin timberlake can catch the music superstar. talking about netflix. >> that's right. he's got a new concert film out, called "justin timberlake and the tennessee kids." willie caught up with him at the
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toronto film festival. >> let me see you clap! >> reporter: justin timberlake's 2020 experience world tour in 2014 was one of the highest grossing of the last decade. if you weren't able to get a ticket to the show, netflix has one for you now. ♪ >> reporter: timberlake collaborated with academy award winning director jonathan demmey to capture the last day of his world tour for a new concert film, "justin timberlake and the tennessee kids." i sat down with justin at the toronto film festival the morning after the premier, and the superstar confessed to some nerves. >> kwl yyou said you were as ne to show this than anything you've done. why? >> well, you're always nervous to go to a premier. but i think just the added value of this isn't hiding behind a character, so to speak. it is just that moment where you're like, wait, other people
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are going to see this. >> but i think people would say this is what you do. this is justin timberlake, so this is easy for him. >> of course. of course. but, there is a little something more personal about the way jonathan captured us. i feel really proud that the people that i shared the stage with, that they're so important to me and they're every bit the star of this movie. >> jonathan calls you a funky frank sinatra. >> he said that? >> he said that. >> okay. >> he said imagine sinatra if he could dance, too. >> sinatra could dance. >> but i'm looking at you up there in your tuxedo working with john than demmey and thinking how far you've come since you burst on the scene in your early days. do you stop at think at moments like this, man, look at the journey? >> yeah, man, every day. i mean -- yeah. every day. while it's happening. now more so than ever, while it is actually happening. because the moment and all of it's sort of like imperfection
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is like the best part. you know? that's going to be the part you remember the most. >> reporter: even more than the music, timberlake is savoring being a dad to his son with wife jessica beale. >> are you finding as you write new music, justin, that having a 16, 17-month-old at home changes the way you look at music? >> it changes everything. you literally are just like -- wake up, look in the mirror and go, i have no idea what i'm doing. >> that's right. >> yeah. it changes everything. i would have never written a song like "can't stop the feeling." ♪ can't stop the feeling ♪ so just dance dance dance >> i don't know that it was directly inspired to be something that my son could listen to of mine, because there is a lot of music he can't listen to of mine. at least not yet. you are being looking at me, but, oh, yeah, just wait. i feel like you're giving me the
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eyes. >> we'll talk when the camera's not rolling. it gets way worse. >> i'm sure. it is crazy, this new appreciation for both of them, her and him. it is humiliating and it is humbling at the same time. >> it's when you realize your wife is a super human and has a gear you didn't know she had. >> oh, my gosh. you watch her realize she has a gear she didn't have. then you go, whoa. yeah. >> cool. >> yeah. >> ready to kick in that gear again? >> how many gears do you have, savannah? >> i was thinking about dylan. she's really going to discover. >> dylan's like, i'm automatic. >> so great to see him like that. i've known him since he was literally 15 years old, bursting on to the scene, like you talked about. now seeing him as a proud father. i've spent some time with him on the golf course. >> it is funny to see him nervous at all ba somethiabout like that? >> hoda was saying she doesn't generally love concert movies. i like them because when you are at a concert, you miss a lot.
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you can only look in one place. when a director captures it, you see things you never got to see. >> especially when they are putting on such a big show. we see it with beyonce, with bruno mars. with justin. he's saying, it is not just me. it is the 30 other people on the stage. >> i remember scorsese did the stones and you get to see what keith is doing while mick is -- yeah. >> you sure you weren't at oldchella? >> the thought did cross my mind. >> i'm so glad you said that. justin timberlake and the tennessee kids premiers on netflix tomorrow. just ahead, why the woman who brought us spanx is now celebrating the bump. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back with "expecting today." we are all about babies around here these days. as you can see, we have some
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proud moms to be here. don't they look so good? they are showing off their bellies with some beautiful artwork. it all started when one very special baby bump and one woman's big idea. the woman who made a fortune flattening women's bellies is now celebrating the bump in a big way and for a good cause. sara blakely is the entrepreneur behind the now legendary multi-million dollar brand, spanx. she's also a mom, and the force behind the belly art project, a collection of whimsical portraits of nomoms to be. >> i think mothers need mothers. i think that's sort of the most important thing about the work that we're doing. every mother counts is dedicated to making pregnancy and child birth safe for every mother, everywhere. >> blakely gathered some famous faces and big bellies to give her project life. >> it is really cool, actually.
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>> i think women should back women. i love leaning in instead of leaning out and really supporting one another. >> it is such a short amount of time that you get the baby in your belly that you kind of have to celebrate it. >> i think it's up to the women to change the world. so we need to support them. >> reporter: and even i joined in on the fun. again, the book is called "the belly art project." it is out today. sara blakely, good morning! >> yes! this is amazing. >> not only are you the author of this book, you are the first model for the book. how did this idea come about? >> literally three days before i delivered my son in the middle of the night. i got the idea i wanted to turn my belly into objects and celebrate pregnancy in a really playful way. i wrote down watermelon, beach ball, basketball and mr. potato head. and the next day i ran around atlanta. i actually went into the grocery
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store like that and bellied up to the watermelon display. seven and a half years later and over 100 more women from around the world, i'm launching the belly art project book. talk about a labor of love. >> it is such a fun book. i have to give a shout out to our gorgeous moms who have come out here and posed for us. with their big, beautiful bellies. they look so good. i love the book. it is kind irreverent and great fun, but it is also for a great cause. >> it is a great cause. i believe philanthropy can be fun and everyone can participate. painting a belly can be a way to show your support for maternal health, which is really important. i mean every two women pass away every minute from child birth, and 98% of them are preventable. this book, 100% of the proceeds are going to help moms in need. i'm hoping you'll buy the book as a beautiful coffee table book, but also as a present for
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shower gifts and start painting bellies at showers. >> yeah, exactly. you could get a whole online thing going. i got to do it. this was so fun. you were my stylist. you were there, right there. but you didn't really have to convince me because i saw some of the pictures. but was it hard at first to get moms on board? because it is hard to be exposed like that. >> it was very interesting. once i decided to include other women, how do you approach women with this? i literally -- half of the women in the book are friends. some are friends of friends but a lot of them are people i stopped in nail salons, airports and other people's weddings. >> i love it. you had to be 8 or 9 months pregnant to be in the book. >> yes. we also are selling a belly painting kit. >> awesome! >> for $39.99. the book is $29.99. >> love it. >> i'm so excited about it. i also just joined social media for the first time ever. i'm like the last one on the planet. >> you're kidding! >> but i'm on instagram to support the cause. i'm going to give out 100 books
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on @sarablakely on instagram. >> i have only one thing to say, let's take a selfie and put it on instagram. the book is "the belly art project." thanks to our gorgeous mamas. congratulations, ladies. find more on the belly art project on our website, tod today.com. guy fieri serving up a delicious pasta bake delicious pasta bake b. life and death. 600 dollars. of abuse. prop 61.
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8:52. we're back with "today food." and guy fieri. if you've ever struggled to figure out what to make for your family, you're going to love this book. welcome back. good thing about this, you want to cook with your family, you also want to spend time with them, you can make this recipe in stages, a lot of it in advance. >> super kid friendly. what do your kids love to eat? this is huge at my house and this is a recipe as most of them are in this book, family-tested. >> sounds a little complicated. chicken rig tony salt and boga bake. >> here are the ingredients. typical chicken breast, sage, pasta. we're going to get right in to this right now. we got cooked rig tony. grab some chicken. this is your job. they said you want to do this. some seasoned flour. we'll take and put a little bit of cracked black pepper on
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there, into the flour, into the egg wash. all the simple characters that you know. here is the key. you love good fried chicken. >> i could eat chicken five nights a week. >> this is italian breadcrumbs but add a little panco. into some 350-degree olive oil here. you got two pieces done but you don't have messy fingers. we drop that in. the cool thing about this dish and about a lot of the recipes in this book is you can do this ahead of time. you can have this part of the dish done and you can kind of build it in stages. then when everybody gets home from soccer or basketball, they're ready to go. >> talk about what we're going to add. >> the chicken is cooking. now everybody loves a ravioli or pasta done with brought butter sage. we've cooked off a little sage. we'll take the sage out. now the sage has infused the oil. now drop in some prosciutto. if you can't find prosciutto,
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use your favorite ham or favorite italian deli meat. >> we've got some guys downstairs. let me see how they're doing. guys? >> so delicious. >> it is so light and airy. >> so light and airy. >> it's so "i want to go for a jog." >> exactly. >> now we'll build the rest of the dish. we ishave this salted boca. lemon juice, a touch of some white wine. got to have a little sonoma county in there. then we'll get in -- i reserved some of the pasta water. not quite yet but i'm going with some heavy cream. that's the airiness. little provolone. some parmesan. and a little parsley. we let that reduce down. let's build this thing. so now what we've got -- here's the reduction of the capers, remember we've got that great oil in there. here is the secret piece of this. if you want to drop some veggies in this for your kids, hide it
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in there, right now. >> pour that all over the top. that goes back in? >> that goes back in the oven. let me show you this monster. again, wow, that's heavy. >> guys? how you doing? >> so good. delish. >> call 911. >> dylan and i had flat bellies before this happy tuesday morning to you. it is 8:56. i'm tom mcgrew. giants fans with a victory over the cub. a double by panik scores crawford. gives walkoff 6-5 win. the game was five hours long. giants fell behind when cubs pitcher hit deep.
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vote yes on 56. this morning on "today's take," we hit the ice with skating champ sasha cohen as we kick off the opening of the rock center rink. plus, the new role that has fans mad for john slattery. and we'll countdown to halloween with ghoulish gadgets, decor and more, coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. right now. >> welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. october 11th. a beautiful crowd out there hanging with us. i'm tamron, alongside carson and dylan. al is off for a couple of weeks. he's got the knee surgery.
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i just texted al this morning. >> let's go live to the o.r. now and check in with al. >> his surgery is a little bit later. but he is prepping now. i told him we're all thinking about him and sent him an emoji. >> what emoji? the bitmoji that says hugs. you know you can make it look like you. that's me. >> even your emoji is stylish. we were talking about, dylan is 8 months pregnant. but you're not -- >> i still have two more months to go. the whole nine months being pregnant thing is -- >> hold on, i'm going to ask siri. >> pregnant for ten months? that's not possible. >> i think it is like the thing no one ever tells you. >> why aren't you pregnant for a full 12 months? >> what? >> is that what you think? what's the question? >> no. my question is, everybody says you're pregnant for nine months.
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i'm eight months pregnant. >> but you are due in two months. >> i have two months left. >> did your doctor get the math wrong? >> no. but i asked savannah about it. she said, that's the thing! it is the thing no one tells you. >> is that you are pregnant ten months instead of nine months. >> i'll figure it out. >> if you know the answer to this question, please #tag us "today's take." i never heard that. that scares me even more. >> it's weird. >> i do'nt know a lot about anything that's happening. >> what's been the most -- other than you are pregnant ten months, what's been the other big revelation? >> the revelation of like i was sitting there watching tv last night with my husband, i'm like, oh, my god, like we're going to have a baby. we can't just sit here and watch tv. like we're both big couch potatoes when we get time. >> we were watching that movie
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"3:10 to yuma." and suri's water broke. >> we are hoping he is a lazy kid. no interest in playgrounds. just movies. >> i just want to play video games, just leave me be. so this is an interesting thing happened to me yesterday. coming up, we've been talking about all the women of the "today" show. we've donated clothes and at the end of october, maybe beginning of november, there is going to be a huge auction of the items for a great cause. we'll have more details on that. in addition to our auction, i donate a lot of my things to housing works which is based here in new york. i sent like tons of cloethsthes. yesterday i decided to take these two coffee tables. >> did you take them on the subway? >> no. i actually got an uber because they were huge. it's in tribeca new york,
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downtown near the freedom tower. i go down with the two tables to donate them to the thrift store. i walk in. on my way out i see these shoes. >> they caught your eye? >> they caught my eye. i was like, hey, shoes. >> those are nice shoes. >> they're mine! i went to the store, there is a whole display of things i donated and i -- >> wait. >> i didn't know. >> did you buy them back? >> i thought about it. those are good memories. but the whole display, this is again in tribeca. if you're in newark at the housing works, go by and buy the things before i buy my stuff back. i was like, hey, louboutin. >> i have stuff that gets pushed on the back of the shelf of the building. you get front row display. >> you got to give the good stuff. you give one thing, two things, come back. even stuff i love like those louboutins, i give them up.
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you cooked last night, too. right? >> yeah. it is apple crisp season. that's basically -- >> is that a real thing? >> for me. in our house. yeah. >> photos and everything. >> that was my apple crisp. i don't know where i found the recipe but it is my claim to fame. >> are you baking more with child or is this something that you -- >> no. i think around on the i'm just always ready for the apple crisp. my husband was away this weekend, running cameras for the debate. i was like, i'm going to do an and the crisp. so when he came home there was apple crisp. >> i love the apple crisp with the crunchy. i don't like it when it is mushy. >> that's the best part. then while the pan sits there after you already have your serving, you can just keep picking at the sides. >> thanks for bringing us some. >> can you smell it? meanwhile, this samsung galaxy recall. >> crazy. >> this morning, they're telling anyone who owns a galaxy note 7, even if it is one of the new
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replacements, don't use the phone. that came out this morning. samsung and the consumer product safety commission telling customers to power them down and return them. the new replacement of 7s are also catching fire and no word on why this happened. remember, this was the southwest flight. this guy had one in his pocket, burned through his pocket, burned through the floor of the plane, the fuselage. but i think the sales put the samsung at roughly 1 in 1 million of the original ones out there that are under this recall. that's a lot of phones. >> how is that going to work as a company? >> are people just turning them off? is imagine if that's your phone and you're not getting on a plane, your phone seems fine. and you don't have time to go to the store to get a new -- whatever. i mean are people actually turning them off? >> i don't know. the guy on that southwest flight said it was off and it was, according to him, one of the new 7s and it still did this. to your point, like what does a company do? and are people going to just say, this is nothing and go on
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the plane with them. are they going to heed the warning? >> i'm still getting over the recall of those hoverboards that my kids have. we have one of those still sitting in the garage. every time i walk in the garage i see it in the corner like, are you going to self-combust today? >> why don't you just get rid of it? >> i probably ought to do that. your thrift shop maybe. >> no, you can't do that! >> is that the battery for all these things that's just -- >> i think that's with the samsung phone. >> they found there was a defect in the battery the first time around. then they went back and they did the recall and then they sent out the new ones. >> i was on a plane flying back from the debate in st. louis and for the first time i heard the announcement like, if you have a samsung -- >> yeah. they say it. don't bring it on board. >> you guys are in this tiger woods. comeback? >> he said on friday, he's the number one golfer of all time really. >> is he still number one? >> 14 majors. they'll give it to jack. jack's got 18 majors. but tiger woods' big comeback has been a big story in sports, perhaps one of the biggest,
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because this is a guy who hasn't played in 14 months. people thought after the back surgery, after his multiple surgeries he's had he would never come back. he said this week he's going to be ready, but he hit a bucket of balls and decided he was just not ready. >> how long ago was his surgery? >> it's been in the last year. he'll sit out this week in the turkish open and make his comeback december 1st in the bahamas at his own event. >> is it over for him? i have to be honest. i don't know a lot about golf. >> that's why this announcement that he was coming back was so exciting to sports fans. they want to see how good can he be, especially with these young guys like spieth and rory. these 20-somethings. >> it was even just exciting to see him as the captain on the sidelines during the ryder cup. he wasn't even playing. excitement was building for him to actually play again. >> i think you saw how good the level of talent is on the pga tour. he's like, i better be ready before i go back out there. up next, remember when jimmy fallon made blame shelton tried
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first of all, al just texted. al is watch pg the show right now and he's sending his love. >> al, we accepted you our love. >> back to this issue, dylan discovered that you're actually pregnant ten months which no one told you. >> right. >> our viewers have said it. jessica wilson says, it's true. pregnancy equals ten months. four weeks equals one month. 40 weeks equal ten months. no one tells you because the human race would die out. >> that extra month puts you over the edge. >> ashley said pregnancy is nine months. all months except february have 30 or 31 days. 1 month equals 4.3 weeks.
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>> two trains with babies leave l.a. and boston. >> one more. pregnancy is 40 weeks. the end of the ninth month equals ten months. such a misrepresentation! >> okay. so you have to go all the way through the ninth month. which gets you to ten technically. >> stephanie says -- >> i would say, d, all of the above. >> stephanie wants you to know pregnancy is 40 weeks. at the end of the ninth month is when the baby is due to arrive. dylan has to finish months eight and nine. you have to finish. >> anyway, you are going to lose all ability to sleep at night. >> unless you have a little baby potato. >> a little tatar tot. jimmy fallon and blake shelton. a couple months ago -- >> blake had never had sushi before. >> how is that possible? >> because he is the living embodiment of an oklahoma cowboy. watching him in hollywood, it is
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unbelievable what a fish out of water blake is. ironically enough he is one of the most popular celebrities in the world. >> and he dates the coolest woman of all time. well, blake returned the favor to jimmy, took him to the farm to look how to milk a cow and taste fresh milk. here it is. >> you dressed very disrespectful. you look like howdy doody right now. you think this is a game? you think this is a game? this is serious. >> blake, we did it. >> what do you mean, we did it? >> you did a shot of your first milk. i'm very, very, very proud of you. this is the first time i've ever been happy with you. >> it is more adventurous. >> yes, sir. >> how is it? >> warm. >> is it? >> yep. >> it's creamy though, isn't it? it's got that nice creamy -- >> [ coughing ] >> are you not supposed to drink
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milk right from a cow? >> i have once but i don't think -- >> it was -- >> -- warm. >> that is a funny video to watch the whole thing. they are really funny together. there is an indian budget airline carrier called indigo that announced they'll introduce quiet zones on their planes where children under the age of 12 are going to be forbidden. rows 1 through 4, no kids. rows 11 through 14 are quiet zones on the plane. the question is, do you think this will actually work and would fly here in america? >> i feel like it's like the smoking or non-smoking sections at restaurants back in the day. i could be in the non-smoke being and y -- >> it carries. >> it carries everywhere. >> parents are saying this. i'm -- crying doesn't bother me. i was flying to d.c., this little girl kept kicking the back. i don't -- it doesn't bother me.
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>> it is a terrible experience for all of us to fly now. to get to the airport, get on the plane. we're all in this boat together. how can you get mad at a kid for trying at takeoff. >> i feel like the stroller and the carrier, like can they create like an airport version of that? i just feel so sorry for parents. just like falling over the stroller. >> if you pay for row 4 because you think it is in a quiet zone and you hear a kid crying in row 7, what are you supposed to do? >> nothing. that's life. >> that is just like you know you're going to get a crying baby on the plane. >> before we take off, i just say, hey, i got three kids here. you got a problem? let's deal with it right now. >> i'll give you passes to the boys. >> free cocktails for everybody here. just bear with us. >> "the voice" music, drake, broke the 32-year record, the most american music award nominations.
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he got 13 nods. drake now, brace yourself, has beat michael jackson's previous high mark of 11 from 1984 when "thriller" came out. jake has never won an ama before. second most nominated artist, rihanna. >> are you surprised by that? >> i think there is a rihanna-drake chart somewhere. i think there is an app that tells you if they are together or not. i think they are as of today. >> i would have never guessed that. >> is that sales and votes? that's a pretty good -- that's going to be a good show. >> you're in for al. >> when is the event? >> november. >> november. >> i do weather now? >> yeah. >> it's -- what? >> cold out. >> it is chilly. i forgot what i was going to talk about off the top but i think we'll talk about north carolina and the flooding. the rivers are still well above flood stage right now.
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i didn't have my maps around me. we are especially focussed on lumberton, north carolina where the bum ler river is going to stay above major flood stage until sunday. isn't that crazy? there was flooding from the torrential rain from hurricane matthew. still coastal flood warnings in the jacksonville and palm coast area of eastern florida. they could also deal with some coastal flooding, too. elsewhere across the country, things look nice in the northeast, chilly this morning, and here's a look at our temperatures around the bay right now. having a tough time warming up. under a blanket of low clouds. upper 50s, low 60s in the morning. during the day, highs staying in the 60s from san francisco to palo alto. more mild temperatures through tomorrow. then our attention turns thursday into friday, wind and rain picking up friday. another round of wind and rain through the weekend and rain chances begin late thursday.
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billie joe armstrong has been the lead singer and guitars for the grammy award green day for nearly 30 years! that's amazing. the rock & roll hall of famers released their rock opera "american idiot" in 2004 which sold millions of copies and was turned into a fantastic toe in i award winning musical that i just love. >> it was great. by the way, billie joe is dmou landing his first leading role in a movie called "ordinary world." it is about a father who misses his days in a punk band and thrown into a bit of an identity crisis when his daughter asks about it. >> say i'm in a band or something. >> but you're not in a band. >> yes, i am. i'm just taking a temporary hiatus. >> what's a temporary hiatus? >> it's a fancy way of saying we're taking a break. >> oh. >> i don't know. why don't you just talk about mom? she's a public defender and all that important stuff. >> okay. >> you don't have to mention me. come on. let's do it.
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>> so good. you have a warm feeling automatically, that girl's so cute. "the american idiot," the broadway play, is that where the acting thing kind of kicked in for you? >> yeah, pretty much. after doing it, i started getting kind of approached for doing smaller roles and things like that. and then this opportunity came up from lee kirk, the director and writer and i fell in love with the script right away. >> we fell in love with this character. he's a rocker, now dad, kind of living the low-key suburban life but wants a little bit of the past. >> yeah. yeah. i think it is sort of almost like an nostalgia thing from the '90s a little bit. there was a little bit of kind of really undiscovered bands in the early '90s and now kind of where life sort of takes you. i guess sort of unpredictable. >> can you relate to him in any way? >> oh, yeah. >> what parts of his life do you relate to? >> i think the part where he puts family first and sort of
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that klutzy parent on -the-job training, just trying to figure it out as you go along. >> you have two kids and your wife. do you have a family band? is that true? >> we did this wild christmas card where we made an ep and my wife sang. >> is it punk? >> yeah, yeah, it's very ram ramones. >> the boys are on it. what's the name of the band? >> the boot. >> musically you guys finished your 12th studio oakland, you put out another green day record. "lean and mean," 44 minutes, 12 tracks. how did the record go for you? >> it was great. it was just -- it kind of felt like we were declaring our independence again. it is the first time since kirk plunk who we were working with on "lookout records" years ago when we were just doing it
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independently. just us and an engineer. it was fun. >> sounds great, by the way. >> carson gave you guys nine minutes to perform. >> 2004. >> nine minutes. >> billie, thank you. you can catch "ordinary world" in theaters this friday. it is so cute. up now you can collect 4 trolls characters. one free, inside specially marked general mills cereals. dreamworks trolls. rated pg.
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only in theaters. a very good morning to you. it's 9:26. police in san jose investigating a late night homicide. officers found the victim in the lowe's home improvement store parking lot. officers arrived to find an unidentified man unconscious. they are just saying he suffered from visible injuries. police have not yet identified that victim. there is a homeless encampment nearby but investigators not saying if that location is linked to their investigation. on a lighter note, giants savering a late night victory over the cubs. a double by panik gave the giants a walkoff 6-5 win. game lasted about five hours.
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the giants fell behind early when cubs pitcher took jacob deep. they tied the game 5-5 in the ninth. fast forward to the 13th and the rest is history. it was a good one, a late one. game four tonight at at&t park. i think it starts at 5:30. hopefully it doesn't go as late. another look at weather and traffic after this break.
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mostly cloudy skies, 50s and 60s as our attention turns to at&t park, first pitch game time should be upper 60s for game four. low 60s around san francisco, low 70s around san jose. big changes in the seven-day forecast as rain makes a comeback in san francisco and the coast for friday. inland locations the same and
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another storm due for the weekend. >> we're seeing mostly clearing which is unusual. the last half hour has been very good for this tuesday morning. we do still have some usual suspects, though, northbound san jose still show slowest drive. much better than 30 minutes ago. look at that, 101 into 85 where they split to where they join, about half of what they were earlier in the commute. we look over at fremont, south 88 compresses by mission truck scales and southbound direction 880 as well as toward oakland slowing 880. still compresses around the coliseum. >> thank you very much. we'll send it off to the "today" show. another update in half an hour.
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we're already kind of freaked out about this segment. only three weeks left to halloween. there's still time left to get into the spirit. we're going to help you kick up your fear factor with some fun and spooky gadgets and decor. >> here to show them to us and laughing at us is meredith sinclair, the author of "well played," the ultimate guide to awakening your family's spirit. >> electronics are really big this year for halloween. we'll start with these jumping spiders. >> okay. >> they come out of their nets. when you least expect it, expect it. right?
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really fun. >> that's terrifying. >> this is your style, tamron. >> these are amazing. this is a great way to light up your stairway. these are batty trees. from grandiron road. they make a really lovely decoration inside or out. it is a fun way to -- >> this is for tamron. >> now this is great. kids are going to come to your door. right? how about this scary knocker. you're going to push that and he is electronic as well. he does fun little things. his eyes light up. he is not going to jump out at you. lots of things for your front porch. another big trend this halloween are the classic skeletons. we have this long skeleton man here. he's got bendable limbs and a jaw that moves, but he's got a lot of petrified friends here as well. what's great about these, these
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are from home depot. these lights up and they bark. you have these guard dogs. you can put a little newspaper in there. >> it is not halloween without a little fog action. right? this is the gaseous. ghoul. he will billow out this fog between his gnarly teeth. put him in your bushes. >> i love the way you describe things, too. >> this might be my favorite one. this is the most playful and spooky thing. this again is animetronic. this scarecrow swings all by himself and he does all sorts of fun sayings. you can hang him on your porch. it just has to be an enclosure that's not going to get wet.
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he will swing back and forth as your guests come up to your porch. it is motion sensor or you can use remote control. finally, if you want to be the most tech savvy house on the block, this is really cool. this is the window fx animation kit. all you need is this one kit. you put a screen on your window, make the projector go toward it, then it comes with 12 different spooky videos that will rise and fall in your window as your guests come. that's just from home depot. you can get the whole kit and have everything you need for halloween. >> you can even get this, tamron, because it works for christmas. >> it goes all the way through the holidays. >> i'm more of a christmas gal. meredith, thank you so much. up next, the emmy nominated star of "mad men" john slattery is here after these messages.
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i bumped into nathan an new year's eve and said what are you up to? he said he was doing "the front page," which i just read because somebody else had suggested it would be a good thing to maybe do. so i said i should play that other guy. i didn't even remember hilde johnson is the character i play. he thought it was a good idea. yeah, we had had a couple, and i didn't expect to get a call. but a month later, he did. so here we are. >> it is not the first time you've worked with nathan lane. >> no. i've done two plays with nathan, one in the late '80s, and a neil simon play in '93. >> let's talk about the late '80s and your scene with nathan. was he in the scene where you were wearing no clothes? >> no, lucky for nathan. >> what was the role? >> i played the sort of other
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guy in a relationship and i walked in -- i made my entrance with no clothes on. >> what's that like? >> that's horrifying. you should try it some time. >> did you get used to it? >> hyped up. that's a good way to put it. >> no, like -- >> it's awful. the first couple of times. it's good you can't see anybody. >> do they say -- you know, they say when you're nervous, picture everyone else in your underwear? >> that doesn't do much good. that just puts everyone on equal footing. >> the fast-paced dialogue. >> it is a mile a minute. it is a great play. nathan is fantastic. everybody knows how funny nathan is but he is a great actor. and i play a reporter, his star reporter. he's an editor for "the chicago examiner" in 1928 at a time when there were seven daily newspapers in chicago. it is on the eve of an
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execution. a man is being executed for shooting a police officer. it's oddly relevant, but it is a comedy and it does move a mile a minute. >> you in previews right now, helen mirren says when you are doing plays, musicals, you have to live like a nun because it is such a grueling schedule. do you feel that life altering from tv to this? >> yes, i do. >> how do you live like a nun, john? >> i grew up catholic so i have experience with nuns. you know, you just sort of try to keep it quiet during the day and -- >> you wake up this early with us? >> no. this is an anomaly. >> you are a zen surfer man a anyway. >> i don't know about zen. >> you did "mad men. "you hadn't been on stage for a long time. >> it is tricky to find a good part in a good play in the window in which "mad men" wasn't shooting. so it didn't really work out for
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quite a while. >> just seems like it is on fire right now. there are so many great plays on broadway. great, great actors going to the stage. >> this is a really terrific play. hasn't been revived in 20-plus years. 25 people in the play. really well produced, directed by jack o'brien. it is like an all-star team. john gooden was here the other day. robert morrison. 20-plus of the best actors around. >> wow. we're lucky to have one of the best actors around with us, john, thank you so much. "the front page" currently in previews, opens october 20th. we'll be there. you got the forecast for us? ready? >> i said i can get up out of the chair. >> the gentlemen are helping you. >> i made it! hooray! i'm all the way over here now. we have a big storm system that's going to move in by the
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entd end of this week. we have this dip in the jet stream and storm upon storm coming over, increasing the flash flood threat for areas like washington, coast of oregon and parts of california as well. we could see seven and a half, eight inches if some areas along the coastline. we are looking at quite a bit of rain that will move in by the time we get to the end of the week. meantime, gorgeous weather across the northeast, tempateresur in the 60s. beautiful fall day. southeast in the 70s, no more rain in sight this week for the east coast which is good news after dealing with matthew. we have achou of winter back through parts of montana, still seeing a lot of clouds around the bay area. tough time finding any sun really. mostly cloudy skies and low cloud layer 4,000 feet spilling in across the inland, and we think inland around lunchtime, late day clearing, low 70s into san jose. mild temperatures through midweek and then our chances of
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rain increasing on friday. another storm coming in saturday into sunday, packing some wind and rain as we move through the weekend with clearing skies for monday. >> that's your late s forecast. you know it is getting colder when the world's most famous skating rink opens up. sasha cohen is coming up right after this. [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even a wreck 'n' wash. [dad] see, the carwash isn't so scary. [boy] that was awesome! [dad] yeah. [burke] covered. november fourteenth, 2015. talk to farmers, we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. ♪ we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum ♪
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they didn't trust carson. >> it is fall fashion. >> congratulations on everything. >> thank you. >> a lot of life changing with you right now. >> it's been a big year. i graduated from columbia. i got married. >> congratulations. >> inducted into the u.s. figure skating hall of fame and i'm now working at a start-up in brooklyn called zig. it's been a full year. >> what was it like to be inducted into the hall of fame to you? what did it mean? >> it was incredible. a little sad because you are looking back at everything you've done. they're like, "thank you for being here and here's your little moment." i was inducted with close friends and symbolized a lifetime of training together, competing at the olympics. and it was a huge honor. >> you symbolize greatness to these young skaters behind you who have the great pleasure of being here on the opening day of the rink. do you have any rink memories? were you ever able to come here? >> i do. i think since i was about 16 years old i would perform every
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winter at rockefeller. >> oh, wow. >> in the midst of my crazy competition season. so to be here now and watch the next generation grow up into that, it is a special memory coming full circle. >> we are the next generation of "today" show hosts who are going to try it. i did skate a little bit last year. once a year i put these on. i forget. it is not like riding a bike. people say you can just get back on. carson's never skated. >> not much, no. a kid, a little bit. but walk us through. what is the equivalent of when you ski, like the snowplow. >> how do you stop is what you're trying to ask? >> yes. >> bend your knees. always keep your eyes eye level. you've got to be fluid. but i was thinking we could make learn like with a spin. >> go, carson! go, carson! >> okay. like a two-foot spin. bend your knees. and we'll turn.
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>> nice, tamron! >> it's like pairs skating. >> what's after the spin? >> all right. we can twirl, too. >> whoa! nice. >> now triple axle! let me see it, triple axle! you can do it. come on, carson. >> do we give him a 10, ladies and gentlemen? you're not getting any applause, carson. >> i think i'm ready to go out. >> whoa, nice, sasha! whoa! >> yes! >> with the hair, the whole thing. >> i know. >> beautiful! >> that's for next time. >> what advice have you looked behind you in the next generation of ice skaters. what would you say to them? >> i would say the person that you become on the ice and the chal election ylenges you go th define you forever.
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wherever skating takes you, it is always something personal. you learn to get up early in the morning, get through injuries, get over your nerves. just teaches you to be a stronger person. >> thank you, sasha. kids, thank you. i guess we're going for a spin. all right. we'll be back. this is "today" on
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vote yes on 64. we're still getting our exclusive skating lessons. dylan! >> i am missing out on this exclusive skating lesson. >> not a good idea. >> i'm 12 months pregnant. >> pretty cool though, guys. 80th anniversary of this incredible place here, rockefeller center. the rink. awesome. opens officially today for people to come down. >> it is beautiful. i remember when i first got hired here and came. you see the rink and it is just iconic. hi! up next, kathie lee and hoda with guy fieri.
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friday, rain returning with wind into san francisco. and probably some stronger winds for saturday and sunday with more rain off and on through the weekend, but clearing skies returning by monday of next week. now to see what's happening for your tuesday commute, here's mike. >> a mild finish to the commute as well. mild commute, in fact, all day. this is tuesday. the volume of traffic not a major issue right now. we'll focus sought of dunbarton bridge, fremont and palo alto. show you southbound coming towards us, starting to lighten up approaching university. in fremont, you have slowing toward the truck scales in tesla. things have broken up here. a little slowing around dakota and also at 237. back to you. >> thanks, mike. happening now, three police officers are recovering after a hazardous material scare outside an east bay shopping center. on our home page, can you link to the details of that spill, the problem and the clean-up that just ended a few hours ago.
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also giants fans are rejoicing and sweating a little bit after a dramatic 13-inning win over the cubs. it keeps them alive in the divisional playoffs. bob rydell is at at&t park where he'll report for our 11:00 a.m. newscast. we'll see you in a half an hour.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. here comes guy! hello, everybody. it is booze day tuesday, october 11th. also around here as spanky tuesday. >> oh, no. >> it is this girl, cooking on three burners. >> speaking of cooking on three burners -- >> we got four burners going. >> we got the one, the only, gip fe guy cooking for us. >> what

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