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they are going to be talking to of that group of protestors occupying a federal building in oregon shot during a roadside confrontation with police. one man dead, the group's leader and seven others behind bars. the standoff at that wildlife refuge still not over. he's out. donald trump says he's going to skip tomorrow night's republican debate on fox because he doesn't like one of the moderators. >> they can't toy with me like they toy with everybody else. >> ted cruz calling his rival scared and challenging him to a duel. >> i would like to invite donald now to engage in a one-on-one debate with me any time between
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>> with five days to go, will a trump free debate make a difference? super controversy. the nfl investigating broncos quarterback peyton manning over allegations that a performance enhancing drug was shipped to his home. how will the scandal impact the super bowl and denver's biggest star? and honoring abe. abe bagoda, beloved for his roles in "the god father". >> tell michael to mind his own business. >> and barney miller dyes at the age of 94. a man who always made us smile. >> he looks like my grandson. >> wow. >> we'll say good-bye to a friend today, wednesday, january 27th, 2016. >> announcer: from nfc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a
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abe, abe, abe. abe bagoda has died. 94 years old. amazing actor in movies like that one, "the godfather." and on television, "barney miller." that face and that sense of humor. >> what about that big heart? so many times he came to studio 1a, one of our most favorite guests. beloved. you don't kiss just anyone on the head, matt. we'll look back with a lot of affection affection. top story this morning, one member of the anti-government protesters this morning shot dead, eight others arrested as the fbi and local police look to end the standoff. joe fryer has the story. good morning. >> reporter: 25 days into this occupation authorities decided it was time to make some arrests, but things turned violent. the confrontation played out not at the wildlife refuge but on a highway 50 miles away as some members of the anti-government
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community meeting. along a rural highway the fbi and oregon state police stopped the occupiers vehicles to arrest members of the group when authorities say shots were fired though they would not elaborate on who fired. one protester was killed, identified by family as lavoy finicum. he became a spokesman for the occupation. >> honestly, there are things more important than your life and freedom is one of them. >> reporter: nbc news spoke by phone with finicum's daughter. >> i want to know why because i know my dad. he would never put someone's he would only defend his life. >> reporter: another militant was injured, treated at the hospital, then turned over to the fbi. in all, eight anti-government occupiers are now behind bars, including the group's leader, nevada rancher amon bundy. shan na cox was arrested.
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after the occupation began. >> we are setting ourselves up to help the citizens here to reclaim their lands back. >> i've got to go again, okay? >> reporter: another arrest happened again in arizona where occupier john ritzheimer posted a video hugging his kids before turning himself out. they took control of the wildlife refuge on january 2nd. they're calling for local control of the federal land and demanding freedom for two oregon ranchers convicted of lighting fires on government land. many county residents wanted the group to leave, authorities made no forceful attempt to stop the occupation until now. some are militants, still remain at the refuge. it's not over. a few did choose to leave this morning. those who were arrested now face federal felony charges of conspiracy to impede u.s. officers. savannah and matt? >> joe fryer, thank you. another major story we're covering this morning. donald trump's decision to pull out of tomorrow night's
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which comes just days before the iowa caucuses. we have complete coverage beginning with nbc national correspondent peter alexander, peter, good morning. >> reporter: hi, matt. we're live in iowa this morning. barely 100 hours out from caucus day in this state. this is farm country which is fitting because donald trump is now locked in a high stakes game of chicken with both fox news and ted cruz. taking a page out of his playbook, donald trump is walking away from the table abruptly announcing he'll skip tomorrow night's debate. >> let's see how much money fox is going to make on the debate without me, okay? all right. let's see. >> reporter: a trump aide telling nbc news it's not under consideration and his word is bond. rival ted cruz immediately challenged trump to a one on one 90 minute debate duel and hit the candidate for backing out. >> donald's is a fragile soul.
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up at the interview, you know what you'd say? you're fired! >> reporter: trump's latest fox news feud escalated quickly after they slammed moderator megyn kelly for not being fair. they went head to head over her questions on his views on women. kelly responded on air last night. >> mr. trump has repeatedly brought up that exchange of a evidence of alleged bias. we agreed to disagree. >> reporter: the network fired back overnight with a statement charging trump's campaign manager with threatening kelly saying we can't give in towards terror ryizations against any of our employees. trump highlighting his anti-immigration stance and looking at blunt criticism that he's a new york liberal taughting the endorsement of jerry fall well jr. with tony perkins backing cruz. still anti-abortion leaders are
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but donald trump arguing he cannot be trusted on the topic of abortion. echoing attack ads by cruz and his allies over trump's past comments on "meet the press." >> i am pro choice. >> in 1999 you said you were pro choice in all respects. >> what did i say? you didn't read it. read the full statement of what i said. >> are you a trustworthy -- >> excuse me. very trust worthy. more so than zblu i'll read it now. i'm very pro choice -- >> you didn't read -- why didn't you say when you asked the question before that i hate the concept of abortion sngs do you apologize? >> i -- i -- -- >> do you apologize. >> do i apologize for reading your words? >> for not reading my words. >> i am very -- >> no, do you apologize for not reading my words? >> reporter: of course, we never apologized. as for skipping thursday night's debate, you decide whether it's a bluff or a mistake. donald trump isn't letting up again this morning calling megyn kelly a light weight reporter.
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event simultaneously this thursday to help raise money for veterans and wounded warriors. >> peter alexander, thank you, peter. mark halperin who hosts with all due respect. good morning to you. >> good morning, stayavannah. >> you don't antagonize fox news. is donald trump smart or is he going to live to regret this one? >> i think he's on track to dominate the news. look, we've moved from the silly season here to tension city. there are just days to go before the voting. fox news put out a very provocative confrontational statement. they showed donald trump one finger, donald trump showed them one finger and then he punched them in the face and has thrown the debate into chaos and the closing days here in iowa into chaos. he is showing strength though, which is his brand. he also has some endorsements
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in the closing days to do what he's done the entire campaign, dominate. >> mark, let's talk about this. you talked about the punch and counter punch. this is what seems to have set donald trump off. a fox news spokeswoman r50e678d out and gave this statement. we learned from a secret back channel that the ayatollah and putin both intend to treat donald trump unfairly when they meade with him if he becomes president. trump has his own secret plan to replace the cabinet with his twitter followers to see if he will even go to the meetings. >> what was the strategy there? was that smart of fox to poke the bear? >> no, it wasn't. i think journal lis stickically and tactically it was not a good move. a news organization sponsoring a debate should treat all of the par tis sants with respect. they should let their journalism speak for itself. fox for some reason decided to continue to go after donald trump. they have a right to have megyn kelly be their moderator. that's their journal lis stick choice. but by putting out that
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an excuse, they gave him a genuine rationale to say i'm not going to show up at a debate if they're taunting me. >> sechbsing an opportunity, ted cruz wasted no time. he said, look, i'll challenge you donald to a one-on-one debate with no moderator obstacles. how can trump duck that? >> well, it's going to be an interesting question to see whether that debate becomes an issue. look, ted cruz must win iowa more than donald trump. it's not absolutely essential that he finishes first, but the stakes are high. trump leads in the other 49 states effectively. trump i don't think will do a one-on-one debate with cruz. make no mistake, right now trump has a lot of momentum going on here in iowa. cruz has to find a way to stop him. >> mark halperin in des moines, thank you.
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sanders, heads to the white house for a sitdown with president obama. the president has remained neutral. this week he heaped praise on hillary clinton saying she was, quote, more experienced than any non-vice president has ever been who aspires to this office. and a reminder, we will be live in iowa next monday. i've got complete coverage of the caucuses. now to a dangerous situation out in california. we showed you this video on tuesday. coastal erosion leaving several apartment buildings teetering on the edge of a cliff. incredibly some residents are now fighting to stay in their homes. nbc's gabe gutierrez is there. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. city officials say they will be out here twice a day to inspect the land. there are 20 apartments here. a few of the residents are refusing to buzz. it's the cliffhanger refusing to budge. part of the bluff crumbling but this morning some residents
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>> where else can you live along the coast for like $1500 a month? this is like a poor man's malibu. >> reporter: art willoughby isn't ready to say good-bye to the view so he's filed an appeal. >> there's an old saying if you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space. >> reporter: michelle has lived in pacifica for five years. >> i love it here. i'm not willing to leave. >> reporter: she's ignoring these yellow signs. >> to say, oh, we have to get out. why? if it falls, it's not going to fall in ten seconds. plenty of time to get out the front door. >> reporter: the severe erosion based on a ferocious el nino. city council members approved an emergency declaration allowing them to ask for state and federal money. residents are allowed in the units to pack during the day but police say there's no firm deadline for them to finish moving out. >> do you feel safe here?
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right now, yes, i do. >> reporter: jeff bowman says he's complying with the evacuation order, packing up his closet and trying to figure out what's next for him and his dog. >> things happen for a reason, but i just think they're making more out of that than they need to be. >> reporter: of course this area has dealt with coastal erosion for years, back in 2010 two other apartment buildings were evacuated and unoccupied sense then. more rain is expected later this week. matt, back to you. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you very much. new developments on that toxic water crisis in flint, michigan. the mayor says it could cost oos much as $1.5 billion to fix the less contaminated water system there. nbc news has learned from city water officials that there are currently no led pipes being replaced. plumbers say they haven't donnie work since the october announcement that the water wasn't safe. they've done hundreds of checks
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it's being offered to children six years of age and younger. by the way, rachel maddow will host a conversation tonight. refunds to customers who are concerned about the zika virus if they have tickets to the affected venues. united said in all areas mentioned, american airlines 308 si is a little bit more restrictive. it says the airline will offer refunds to pregnant women if they have a doctor's note saying cities in central and south america. it's been linked to birth defects in brazil and said to be spreading to other places in the world. the case of the so-called affluenza teen is back in the news. 18-year-old ethan couch has officially dropped his bid to stay in mexico. he could be sent back to texas. couch and his mother fled to
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video surfaced which appeared to show him around alcohol at a party that would have been be a violation of his probation. they were later arrested in puerto vallarta, new mexico. his mother remains free on bond. there is big news from the tech world this morning. apple bracing for its biggest sales decline in 13 years. the tech giant says revenue could fall more than 8% this quarter compared to a year earlier. analysts say the latest iphone models aren't providing the boost apple needs to match the massive sales growth it enjoyed last year. apple's ceo tim cook says, quote, we're seeing extreme conditions unlike anything we've experienced before. we'll turn to al who joins us. what's going on in the weather? are you busy? >> not as busy as we've been, but we are watching florida which has seen a lot of rain thanks to this el nino powered jet. it continues today. more heavy showers and
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there is a slight risk of strong storms from tampa all the way down to the keys. we could be looking at a couple of tornadoes, damaging winds and spotty hail as this front slides south ward. we're looking for anywhere from about an inch to three to four inches of rain especially in central florida today. the rest of the country we're looking at more showers moving into the pacific northwest. we're also going to be watching a storm this weekend coming on shore that could be a big, potent snow maker. a lot of wet weather in the southeast with rip current and lake effect snow showers around the great lakes. we're going get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. to be on top of your mom game... nailed it! thanks so much. you need a balanced coffee you can drink throughout the day. good girl. mccaf\ coffees brew a smooth blend. for a taste that's not too strong, but never weak. so you can savor every sip
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us, lighting up the studio whenever he dropped by. he was the character actor with the unforgetably face. the look that made him look weary and rise through a career that spanned almost 70 years on stage, screen and television. >> you can't do that. >> reporter: when you saw that face in "the godfather," he just knew he was going to get whacked. >> make that my only business. i always liked him. >> i know, you love me. you know something, i rather be young. >> reporter: and it was the face that helped define the character of phil fish, the shop-worn detective with the dry sense of humor on the '70s hit tv show "barney miller". >> in an emergency, i would be the first one i would call. >> you should call me first. i need time to put my teeth in. >> reporter: abe was a good friend to "today." helping us say good-bye to meredith. when they projected what i might look like in the future -- >> it's striking. the similarities are striking. >> reporter: there was that face
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>> abe vigod. >> abe! >> reporter: and he would always play along. >> what did you think when you heard about this comparison thing. >> i was excited. >> oh, there you go. >> there's the excited face. >> reporter: he even laughed at the reports that he had died, started by a "people" magazine reporter in 1982. >> and she said that we're very sorry about the late abe vigoda is not here. in fact, i -- he must be dead. that's how that came about. >> oh, look at this. >> you do look like -- he looks like my grandson. >> wow. >> reporter: we adored him. >> thank you, abe. >> thanks for coming in. >> reporter: and that face. >> you know, one of the things i always remember about "barney miller," the television show, is sometimes they would have entire jokes where the punch line was just a look. by abe vigoda.
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we loved him. >> what a great sense of humor. so gracious. adorable. i can see why everyone will miss him so much. >> 94 years young. our condolences to his family. coming up, peyton manning facing an nfl investigation over human growth hormone claims even as he prepares for super bowl 50. what the league is saying about that this morning. and the oprah effect. the single tweet about losing weight on weight watchers that just made her even richer.
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3 (sam)>> good morning i'm samantha boatman 3 (samantha)3 >> we now know the identity of a man killed in an officer- involved shooting near meadowood mall monday night. sparks police have identified him as 38- year- old sergio alvarado -morales. officers say it all started with a traffic incident involving four, possibly five vehicles. they say alvarado-morales was involved in the crash ...but they're not really sure what led up to the collision. officers also confirm alvardo-morales was armed with a knife and threatening to harm himself. one officer tried to subdue him...-- using a taser... but that didn't work, according to officers on scene. investigators say that's when
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today continues... i'm gonna stand by you good morning at 7:30. we recognize that shot, empire state building. as we say good morning to them and happy birth da to my mom nancy. >> happy birthday. >> do you get to see her? >> no. i'm not going to tell you what i'm going to do. hen she'll watch and know. >> happy birthday, nancy. back inside studio 1-a, a shooting on an oregon highway during a confrontation between those anti-government protesters occupying a federal building and police has ended in the death of one member of that group. eight others, including the brothers leading that occupation are behind bars now. another member of that group
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overnight. >> when you think peaceful resolution and then you kill one much my friends, and you say you can safely leave and yet you've arrested someone who is not even here, what do you believe anymore? >> as for the occupation, it isn't over. several armed protesters still remain at that refuge this morning. donald trump says he will skip tomorrow's republican presidential debate following complaints that fox news anchor megyn kelly would be one of the moderators. >> let's see how much money fox is going to make from the debate without me, okay? all right? let's see. >> meanwhile, trump's rival, ted cruz, was quick to pounce. >> if he's unwilling to stand on the debate stage with the other candidates, then i would like to invite donald right now to engage in a one-on-one debate with me any time between now and the iowa caucuses. >> trump says he plans to hold his own event in iowa during that debate and raise money for
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some good news. the nation's capital slowly returning to normal after this weekend's blizzard. schools and government offices reopening today for the first time in nearly a week. also this morning, with his denver broncos preparing for the super bowl, peyton manning is facing more questions about a claim that hgh was sent to his home several years ago. today national correspondent craig melvin is here with that story. good morning. >> good morning to you, guys. days to go until football's biggest game. this morning word that the nfl is investigating peyton manning. we're told the league's investigation will consist of reviews of records, interviews and coordination with other agencies. >> reporter: back in the super bowl and under investigation. the nfl announcing late tuesday they are conducting a, quote, ongoing and comprehensive review of bronco's quarterback peyton manning. this, following allegations he received shipments of hgh, or human growth hormone. the league says the review has
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and they will not have results before manning takes the field again in 11 days for super bowl 50. that makes any potential punishment unclear since the investigation could stretch beyond manning's career itself. in footage released tuesday, the qb seemed to confirm speculation he'll hang up his cleats after the super bowl. showtime's "inside the nfl" captured him talking to bill belichick after sunday's afc championship. >> this might be my last rodeo. >> reporter: the broncos would not comment on the league's investigation. last month al jazeera named broncos as being lijed to the guyer institute in indianapolis, where one pharmacy intern claimed they mailed the drugs to manning's wife. >> all the times we're sending ashley manning drugs, like a growth hormone, all the time, everywhere. florida -- it would never be
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her name. >> reporter: that intern never said directly that manning was doping and later recanted his statements about shipments. manning strongly denied al jazeera's reports or ever using hgh in comments to espn last month. >> it's completely fab rated, garbage garbage. more adjectives i'd like to use, but it really makes me sick. >> manning spokesman and former white house spokesman ari fleischer says manning welcomes the league's investigation. this marks the second straight year there has been some sort of controversy as the super bowl approached. last year this time we were talking about deflated footballs. >> that's right. craig, thank you. now to a big announcement from oprah winfrey, the weight watchers investor tweeted about her new weight loss success. guess what? the company's stock soared. natalie is here with more on the
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>> for weight watchers, oprah's endorsement appears to be the best thing since sliced bread, which is what she proudly admits to eating every day on her latest mission to lose weight. >> this is the joy for me. >> reporter: oprah winfrey's carb confession -- >> i love bread. >> reporter: -- posted on her twitter feed tuesday to her 30 million followers. with a 10% stake, oprah's investment and partnership with weight watchers announced back in october, caused shares in the company to rise more than 20%. >> i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. >> reporter: the single tweet causing the company's market value to rise by nearly $150 million. >> starting the day off. for me that's a healthy, sexy breakfast. that's a seven-minute egg over a bed of greens. >> reporter: her own struggle with weight well documented over the years.
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looked like. >> reporter: and put front and center in this video released last month for the company. >> so, every time i tried and failed, every time i tried again, and every time i tried again, has brought me to this. >> reporter: analysts expect the oprah effect to pop up weight watchers' profit about 3%, making even more dough for the queen of talk. >> not only did she lose 26 pounds, guys, but that tweet also netted her 19 million additional dollars because of the stock price going up 20%. >> win-win. >> as you would say, a lot of dough. >> a lot of dough. >> a lot of bread crumbs in there. >> a lot of cliches. let's get a check of the weather from mr. roquer. >> if you can make a statement and make a million per pound -- >> not that she needed it. >> no, no, but still nice. in any event, what would also be nice is a warm-up. we are looking today at temperatures anywhere from 5 to 20 degrees above normal in the
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down to dallas. then for tomorrow, that stretches even further south. houston, 66. 56 in birmingham. indianapolis, 40 degrees. that's 4 degrees above. friday, goes from chicago, atlanta, north platte, anywhere >> that's your latest weather. savannah and that's your latest weather.
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experts say if it had been the real thing, new technology could have saved lives. jeff rossen is here to show us how it works. >> good morning. an important story for all of us. the latest case happening at a naval medical center in san diego. reports of an active shooter spread like wildfire. you can see the dramatic video here. employees walking out with hands up cht up. described chaos inside. this was a false alarm. somebody heard gunshots, called it into police but, thankfully, everything was fine. this case showing us how scary it can be. we're on edge at work. what would you do if a shooter came into your office? this morning, new technology that can spot a shooter and alert police before you're in danger. >> i need the cops here right away. somebody got shot. i got shot. >> reporter: when the call comes in -- >> male with a shotgun. >> reporter: too often, iis real. >> multiple shots fired. multiple people down.
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caught on camera. this one inside for an hour before police finally locate him. what if you and police could know exactly where the shooter is the moment the first shot is fired? these new, high-tech sensors can do it. called the active shooter detection system. >> this is the sensor here. normally, it'd be installed up and down the hallways. how does it work? >> when the gun is fired, there's a flash of light, followed by the bang of the bullet being fired. what the sensor does is looks for the flash with these infrared sensors in the bottom. we have highly sensitive, tuned detection microphones on top gun. >> reporter: the system can pinpoint the shooter's location within inches. >> let's check it out. now, i'm inside an office building where the sensors have been installed and set up. we have a weapons expert downstairs who is going to pose as our active shooter today. he's going to walk around with the big gun and fire blanks and
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meanwhile, i'll be inside this office, like so many of us are, sitting at my cubicle. we're going to see if it works. will i get the alerts? will it tell me where the shooter. >> shot detected. >> it popped up on my computer. it was in the lockbby. >> reporter: the shooter goes upstairs, going inside this conference room. firing again. >> i'm getting a text alert. shots fired. executive office, floor two. there was another shot right here. i know he's close. >> reporter: but the system doesn't only alert employees. it automatically triggers an emergency call to local police, the moment the first shot is fired. >> first shot detected. >> lobby shot detected. >> reporter: police would be on their way. he keeps firing. >> walking down this hallway.
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his every move. >> another alert. >> reporter: as the police are watching it all in real time. >> shots fired outside room 209, second floor. >> another one. he's over here. this is when we can run out and go this way. now that i know where the shot was, he's passed me. we can run out of here. come on. >> reporter: it could be my only chance to get away. within seconds, i'm out of the building. >> we were able to get outside safely because i knew exactly where the shooter was, where the shots were being fired and the best escape route out away from the shooter. >> it's a game changer and it's going to save lives. >> reporter: that's ed davis, boston's legendary police commissioner. at the helm during the boston bombings and countless shootings, now working for the company. >> when a situation like this unfolds, it's chaotic. no one knows where to go or what to do. this device will give us the information we need to go directly to the threat.
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technology is already installed in dozens of buildings from coast to coast. they don't like to broadcast exactly where, but they will tell us it's not just offices. it's also in schools. what is the cost? anywhere between $50,000 and a few hundred thousand dollars. for a big company, could be worth it. >> lifesaver. jeff, thank you. coming up on pop start, the beloved tv classic is about to get a long awaited reboot. you won't believe who was just cast to play michael jackson in a new movie. first, these skincare now becomes skinactive. new garnier skinactive introducing clearly brighter. a new active daily moisturizer to brighten dull skin. packed with antioxidant vitamin c, e and active lha. it does more than moisturize, it actively smoothes, boosts radiance and protects with spf 15. clinically proven. see brighter skin in just one week. new clearly brighter from garnier. skinactive. the active way to better skin.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up. jamie lin sigler speaks out. she opens up in her first live television interview since revealing she has ms. why she's sharing her story. tech overload. why it's so hard to resist scrolling, liking and checking for those updates. the toll all that connecting can take on our brains. and it's the family affair. superstars angelina jolie and jack black talk about working
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movie "kung fu panda iii." >> it's like get our there and do your job. earn money for this family. today january 27th, 2016. we're celebrating our graduation in new york! >> say hi to all my friends. we're from des moines. >> all the way from jacksonville, florida. hi mom! we are back now. 8:00 on a wednesday morning, the 27th of january. people out on kind of a damp morning in the northeast. >> it is a little wet. by the way, you mentioned the month is almost over. that means "start today" is
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jill is here with one more steals and deals hoping to break you out of your style rut with a great makeover edition. you'll love this. a lot to get to in this half hour. let's start by heading back inside. natalie with the top stories. officials sorting out details of a deadly confrontation between police and armed protesters who occupied a federal wildlife refugee in oregon. eight suspects under arrest and another is dead. morgan radford is in oregon with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. 56-year-old robert finicum was shot and killed when the bundy brothers along with five others were arrested here. it happened at 4:25 p.m. when the militants were headed to a meeting in a nearby county. senior law enforcement officials tell nbc news they chose this particular route because they knew the protesters would be driving along it to go to the meeting. they say there were nine people in two separate cars and everything was peaceful at first
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hit a snow bank and that's when police say robert finicum came out brandishing a firearm and police shot and killed him. this hasn't stopped the protesters at the wildlife refugee center, natalie. more people have shown up there this morning. police have it blocked off. the protesters have put a large bulldozer in the road to keep police from getting to them. their hope is that it will take police aening lo time to remove the bulldozer giving them time to reassess their situation. eight people are in jail this morning. natalie. >> morgan rad ford, thank you. an important new health recommendation for women. the u.s. preventive services task force says all primary care doctors should screen pregnant women and new mothers for signs of depression. nbc medical contributor joins us now. natalie, we talked about postpartum depression, but this group saying that this is preventive care and it needs to happen during pregnancy and after. this is a big move.
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according to the american psychological association, one in seven women experiences postpartum depression. about 50% of those, it's their first episode of depression ever. the same percentage also start to experience these symptoms during pregnancy. it's not just the postpartum period. screening is so important. >> this is a time when women experience many hormonal changes. how do you differentiate between the baby blues versus postpartum depression. >> we generally say the baby blues should last up to two weeks or so. again, it's not a definite at day 15 you should feel okay. if you're not, you have it. the symptoms would be the same that you can experience during regular depression. that is, sadness, crying, depressed mood, loss of interest in doing things that would normally make you happy. there are, of course, unique symptoms to postpartum such as fear of being left alone with the baby, for example, feeling guilty. the screening doesn't take very long. it's a very good screening test for postpartum. it's ten questions. it takes a few minutes to
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if you screen positive you should be referred out for further care. >> thanks so much. a frightening scene caught on camera tuesday after a natural gas powered garbage truck began smoldering on a new jersey street. a neighbor was recording just as the truck explodes. fortunately nobody was injured. but two houses had to be evacuated and inspected for damage before the residents could return. a little boy's reaction was priceless when the montreal canadiens dale weise flicked the puck to him during warmups. an adult handed it to him. the way his face lights up. simply adorable. he is hugging that puck. he probably put that one under his pillow last night and slept with it. >> cutie! >> love that. >> natalie, thank you. coming up, the matadors sparking outrage for holding his baby while fighting a bull.
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we're back at 8:08 with actress jamie sigler. she's just revealed in "people" magazine that she's been living with multiple sclerosis for 15 years. >> i feel relief. i lived with this secret that caused me to have so many feelings of shame and guilty and fear for so many years. and so i think to finally sort of feel like i'm claiming my power back and being confident with the person that i am. shoulders. >> you told me when you immediately made the announcement you feel vulnerable. >> yes. >> i was surprised to hear you say you felt shame and guilty. why shame?
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>> it sounds crazy but when you hold a secret, the feelings come along with that when you hold a secret as long as i did. with something like ms, you lose control over things that you once had. and it's slowly taken away from you. and that could, you know, chip away at your self worth. you can feel less than and a lot of negative feelings. you know, you have to ask for help sometimes which is something i'm not good at doing. but you have to be able to reach out. and when you have a good support helps a lot. it just took me this long to be able to do this. >> your diagnosis came 15 years ago. what? tingling in my legs. and then i went semp tom free for quite some time. and then during a stressful time in my life, going through a
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symptoms for the last five years have been hard. weakness in my left side, little bit of coordination. high heels are hard for me. i cannot run. can't dance the way i used to. you know, things that are hard sfl you got the diagnosis, i believe you were shooting the fourth year of "sopranos." you did tell anyone. were you worried about how it would affect your career? >> yes, very much. one of the first people i told was an industry professional and i know they were looking out for me at the time but they said i'm going to pretend you didn't tell me that and i don't think you should tell anyone. people will limit you and judge you and they will not hire you. i took that advice. i was 20 years old and i was scared. >> i read that you did tell some of your cast mates on the "sopranos" years later.
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they kept it a secret. >> they did. >> they never leaked it, nobody not once. >> them and my friends and family have fiercely protected me. they've wanted me to come out and encouraged me. i just wasn't ready. i was afraid. but i'm not anymore. >> what was the reason to say now? >> yeah. >> you told me something in the commercial break that you had actually prepared a post that you wanted to release when you made this announcement and it had been on your computer for about six months. >> yeah. yeah. i feel like mother hood really changed me. it changes everyone. and i didn't want to bring my son up in a home where he felt like he had to hold this secret for me too. i wanted to be an example of strength and show him that despite what i have or my limitations that everyone is deeverybodying of opportunity
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and you know, sometimes we have to work a little harder for it but maybe it will be a good example for him. >> you released a couple of tweets saying this is a hard but liberating day for me and i hope that togogher we can help others and fight on. and you said, i'm overwhelmed with all of you today. thank you from the bottom of my heart. i don't feel so alone. >> i was so overwhelmed. i didn't anticipate the level of responsibility that i now feel of representing a whole group of people that sifr in silencegh suffer in silence. ms is different in everyone. it's a hard thing to diagnose want, a hard pill to swallow. it's a frustrating disease. there are people that are better off than me and people that are worse than me. but i hope that can i change people's ideas of what this disease is. >> the industry person you told this to years ago who said don't ever tell anyone else.
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do you want to work more? >> yes. >> and do you think you'll be received with open arms. >> i'm excited about the future. i'm excited to go to work without feeling that i have something to hide. i feel like i'll be a better actress for it now that i can show up and be me. i've been working with this disease, it was hard, but i'm really locking forward to the future and i understand that some people may not want to hire me and some people may. and i'm open to it. but i have every intention of continuing my career. >> if there are people that don't want to hire you, their loss. >> thank you. >> jamie-lynn it's great to see you. >> thank you. let's look at what's going on right now. a big storm system coming on shore in the pacific northwest over the next six days and another one behind that. raufl amounts, we're talking some places in northern california and southern oregon upwards of 6 to 7 inches on the
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we've got a lot of snow into the rockies and making its way into the snow qualm my pass. and that is your latest weather. savannah? thank you so much. now it is time for trending. >> here we go. bullfighting, extremely controversial, extremely dangerous. bell add a little more controversy.
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taking a a lot of lead for juggling two tasks at once. his name is. >> francisco rivera. >> one of the most famous matadors in spain. he's holding his daughter carmen while fighting a bull. the instagram post garnered thousands of likes but also a lot of critical comments. child protective services is investigating the incident. he's defended himself by saying this is part of his culture and his daughter couldn't be anywhere safer other than in his arms. he further claimed that tradition. francisco posted this picture of him on his father's shoulders when his dad was a bullfighter. what do we think? >> outrage. >> not a great idea. >> well, he was gored last year, nearly died. his father was gored to death.
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>> i would think there are safer places. >> absolutely. >> i think you want to be culturally sensitive but then there's common sense. especially with an animal that's unpredictable. ever send an embarrassing text to an exwhen you're drunk? there's an app that will stop you. when you turn it on and try to text on call someone, the app prompts you to solve a math problem. if you solve it correctly, you can text. if you don't, you're out. it also has a bread crumb feature. it tracks your. movement from the night before allowing you to retrace your steps if need be. >> so you black out? >> that takes it a little far. >> oh my gosh. >> if there is a nobel surprise for app developer, that is it
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>> i need a breathalyzer on the twitter account. people send you the nasty tweets on saturday night. >> back away. >> all right. >> no question. >> yeah. how about this, a big being proposed in the washington state senate to revive an ancient form of writing. any guesses? you take a cave and a marker -- no cursive. if passed it requires all kids enrolled in washington grade schools to learn to read and write in surs sieve. the sponsor got behind the bill when her grandson couldn't read a note from one of her con constituents constituents. >> it's a lost art. it leads to your signature. >> nothing nicer than getting a
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>> you don't like it at all? >> cut out newspaper articles. >> yeah. >> what do you think? you have a beautiful cursive hand. >> i have a combination hand, i do script letters and block letters in the middle of words. >> like john hancock. >> some are thinking not to teach it anymore. well now look behind the scenes for a fuller house and a casting choice that a lot of people are going huh? >> they say more than huh. first up, we have a little less than a month away from the much anticipated reloes of "fuller house." they're and to help a countdown to the days, netflix released behind the scenes features of the cast behind the set.
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we are a family and have been since we started doing the show 28 years ago and have only gotten closer. the first time we were all together as a cast again was at the table read. it was kind of like we had never left. >> circle the calendar, "fuller house" comes oun february 26. "little house on the prairie" is getting a reboot. the iconic show is going to be remade as a movie. that's interesting. my paramount pictures. series is based on the laura ingles wilder popular children's book. melissa gilbert became famous for her role. no word yet on who might be cast as the ingles family. >> that's bigger than "fuller house." we were allowed to watch "little house."
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like laura. >> i never watched it. >> really? oh, you've missed, out. >> "fantasy island" i watched. here's the controversial that we were talking about. joseph fines has been cast to play michael jackson. that is a picture of jackson. fooins is white, british and best known for his role in "shakespeare in love." his casting as the king of pop who is black has caused controversial online. he's seen the script and calls the role a challenge. the premise of it is i guess michael jackson, marlo brando and elizabeth taylor after 9/11 took out on a road trip together. this is the premises of that.
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social media. >> really? it's supposed to be this is a serious casting choice? >> tamara thank you very much. we're launching a new series we'll calling "today's digital divide. we spent a lot of time jumping between computers and smartphones, constantly connected to updates in your work and personal lives. >> and occasionally drunk texting as well. we decided to take a look at the effect it's having on us beginning with our brains. from the moment we wake up we are connected. the dawn of the digital age has brought efficiency and convenience but digesting all of that information can be overwhelming. to see what it's doing to our brains we asked some of the
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dr. earl miller is a professor of science. we asked him ou the human mind is developing. >> the brain has a difficulty processing multiple bits of data at once. we're very single minded. >> to demonstrate our limited capacity, we put a few volunteers through a couple of tests. >> something is different between these two scenes. as soon as you notice, you tell me what it is. >> with the pictures missing every two seconds, kate misses the disappearing tree and she didn't do much better with the moving railing. >> your brain has a limited capacity for simultaneous spots. your brain moves your eye around three or four seconds. and you're taking in a bit of information from the visual scene and your brain pieces it together into an illusion that your mind can do more than it actually can. >> next we were shown how we can stumble.
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stumble very well now switch back and forth between letters and numbers. >> it takes her twice and long plus mistakes. >> if your brain could multitask, you would have no trouble switching back and forth between the letters and the numbers. >> we can't help ourselves. >> your brain evolves to find information rewarding, to find new nskinformation rewarding. >> we're hard wired to check the latest e-mail or tweet while also trying to carry on a conversation or read a book. but what are all of the distractions really doing to our brain. we asked this doctor and his researches searches at mitt rmi. the subject is out to focus on the faces or the houses as images of both.
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you're using a space processing region. when you the distraction from the house, the signal for the face processing can be reduced. there's not a l as much knurl signal there when you have the distracting information around. >> how did that translate with juggling your smartphone while doing other tasks? >> everything we know tell us that you simply cannot be as good at processing the task at hand when you have to also filter out the distraction. people are kidding themselves. >> for all of us self proclaimed masters of multitasking, it looks like the joke is on us. >> i have trouble single tasking. >> right? it's true. dr. miller says the modern devices are greet tools. we just need to focus on a single task when you use them. limit your distractions to get more done. but by definition, you're doing one thing and then a text
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black open up about working with3 (sam)>> good morning i'm samantha boatman 3 (samantha)3 >> we now know the identity of a man killed in an officer- involved shooting near meadowood mall monday night. sparks police have identified him as 38- year- old sergio alvarado -morales.
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today continues... morning. 27th of january, 2016. chilly day out on our plaza. we are smack dab in the middle of winter, and we say hello to the folks who decided to come out. >> yes, we do. thank you. >> do you ever feel like you're in a style rut? jill martin is about to make one lucky couple feel great with a brand-new look. the best part? you can get it, too, because their outfits are part of a special steals and deals.
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also, angelina jolie and jack black talk about their new movie, "kung fu panda 3," their kids' parts in it and if they want their kids to be in hollywood. it's casserole time. coming up, a one-dish dinner from one of new york city's hottest chefs. casserole or cassulae? >> what's the difference? >> one is french. >> check of the weather, al? >> let's see what we have for you. that's right. very nice. rip currents down along the southeastern coast as the cold front brings showers and thunderstorms through florida. more high surf and heavy rain in the pacific northwest. lake-effect snow around the great lakes. advisories along the southern california coast.
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the rain continues down in florida with some showers along the carolina coastline. some sunshine breaks out in the northeast tomorrow with chilly temperatures. slowly warming in the plains. plenty of sunshine all the way down >> that is your latest weather. now, let's head back inside to savannah. >> all right, al, thanks.
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jill martin has been very busy this month, helping us cleanse our minds, fitness routines, took on this horrible room in my house. you've outdone yourself. >> this has been an exciting month for all of us. so many of you asked me, help me get out of my style rut. this week, we decided to whip your wardrobe into shape. we searched for a deserving couple who wanted to add sparkle to their marriage. let's meet diane and paul. >> i'm diane. i've been marryied to my husband paul six years now. we have a 10 month old daughter, liliana. i'm a stay at home mom, so my days consist of chasing her around the house, diaper changes, laundry. it's not a glamorous life. >> my wife literally spends all of her time taking care of our daughter, especially when i'm not home. so she really deserves to have some time where it's all about her. >> every morning i wake up, i
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i brush my hair into a ponytail and that's my look. >> i'll spend long hours at work often, so when i am off of work, i'm just anxious to get home to my beautiful wife and daughter. so i don't spend much time shopping for clothes or doing my hair. i kind of run some mousse through it at the beginning of the day and that's it. >> it's a new year and time for me to focus more on myself. >> she deserves it, and i'm really grateful that i get to be a part of it. >> they are adorable. so this is diane before. now, diane, come on out. let's see your style makeover. wow! you look gorgeous. >> doesn't she look great? >> how do you feel, diane? >> wonderful. i can't believe this is me. i haven't looked this way in probably over a year and a half. >> you look like a million bucks. >> thank you. >> you excited to see paul? you haven't seen each other yet, right? >> absolutely. can't wait. >> she's seen herself but not her husband, as you said.
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the green room. i think it's time to bring -- look at him. >> there's paul. >> don't look at the monitor. >> i'll cover your eyes here. >> they just got back. we want to thank louis and igor. they went separately this morning, so they separated at 4:00 a.m. now, it is time for them to see each other for the first time. ready? >> i'm ready. >> one, two, three. >> wow. come on in, paul. >> you look beautiful. >> you look great, too. >> awe. >> did i get lipstick on you? no, you're good. >> how did you get roped into this style makeover? you look great. >> thank you. i'm grateful, and she looks beautiful. >> thank you. you look good, too. i love the flowers. they're gorgeous. >> you're adorable. the best thing, people can see this and do this themselves?
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we got to spend the day yesterday together. this is so nice because we never get to do this for ourselves, they did. a lot of the items they're wearing are steals and deals items so you can get them, too. >> all right. >> i'll use you as the model. come over here so we can show you off. let's start with the jeans. this was the first pair of jeans we put on her. these are $167 to $207 retail. celebrity fans are kristen stewart, halle berry and taylor swift. there's boot cut, skinny., you can find them. retail, $167 to $207. deal, $49.99, 76% off. and all colors, right? >> ripped, no rips, yeah. all on great deal on designer jeans. next up, the jewelry. a little sparkle in your life. retail, $275. it's a four-piece set.
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and then you get earrings. three lengths. we layered them on diane. you can see how pretty they look. retail is $275. deal is $49. 82% off. they come in platinum or 18 karat yellow cold. >> cc,. >> we have the beautiful designer bag that retails $550. it is an investment piece. four colors, made in the u.s. fans of the brand, sarah jessica parker and demi moore. the deal is $79. 86% off. >> you can put your mom stuff in there, too, and it's cute. >> diapers. >> baby is so gorgeous. >> absolutely. >> let's talk about paul. >> on to paul. we had so much fun yesterday. he's wearing two of our deals, too.
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we put him in the shirt and the sweater. you get a choice of one. all the versions are on the retail, $68 to $82. deal is $24. great to layer urnnder a suit you already have. if you're a little more formal or need ties or a gift that comes in a gift box, salt and dapper ties, $165. you get three woechbven ties. the deal is $39. 76% off. >> great. what's the next one? >> last one -- i'm going to steal these and have you model to embarrass you a little more. i know how much you're loving this. put the hat on. the portoland accessories, retail $225 to $235.
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i'll put this on you, too. i'm really doing it all here for you, paul. so the retail is $225 to $235. deal is $65. up to 72% off. >> great. we have great deals. to get them. you have another thing going on. >> i have two more things going on. the first one is we have a special web deal on ted also exciting, if you want to revamp your style for 2016, send us a photo of the oldest most out of date thing in your closet. uh-oh. using your #start today contest. you'll have a chance to win one of each of the deals. you have 24 hours starting now. i cannot wait. you probably have good things. >> exactly. the oldest, most out of date, crazy thing in your closet. >> picture. >> you'll pick a winner. >> and announce it, yeah. >> thank you so much. big thank you to both of you. you look fabulous. hope you had fun. >> thanks so much. >> let's run through the
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jeans from jane's jeans. jewelry from kenneth jay lane. beryl bag. oxford golf shirts. salt and dapper ties and portoland accessories. thanks, guys. up next, angelina jolie and
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first, this is "today" on nbc. we've been watching up with the stars of the "kung fu panda" franchise. >> it's angelina jolie and jack black's turn. we sat down with them to talk about the movie and their special co-stars. >> drop this! about to be served. we'll have two justice platters. did you want extra sauce? >> on the side. >> on the side. >> what is it about these films
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>> i think anything that comes from such a good place is very special. the intention of this is to do something for children. you know, it's relatable for everybody. really, it's for children and it has beautiful messages of embracing who you are, being a family, loyalty, understanding all different types of family, all different types of beings and finding yourself. >> reporter: this time around, it's a family affair. four of the jolie-pitt kids and black's son samuel had roles in the movie. >> how was it working with your kids? >> it was so much fun. >> they took it seriously. i'm not sure i can do this. you know, to talk them through it, simple things, but they really took it seriously as a job. getting it right and not doing a bad job. >> whose idea was it? did you have to convince them to don't, or were they excited to have a part? >> we forced them.
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your job. earn some money for this family. my boy wanted to don't. when i told him, we're doing "kung fu panda 3," he was like, can i be in it? do. i'll try to get you a line. >> do we have acting bugs on our >> i hope not. >> why? >> if they're going to be actors, i hope they do something and then be actors. >> i encourage them, when they want to be in a thing, want to act, i say, what are you going to write? you have to write it. i try to steer them towards writing and directing, things on the iphone. iphone video films. >> i bet yours are great. >> good stuff. >> reporter: dustin hoffman and lucy liu are back again. and a few new voices you might recognize. >> these are your cousins, dim and sully.
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>> how you been, man? >> whose the panda? >> you the panda. >> you the panda. >> it's like the best job in the world. if you can get a cool animated film -- >> that works. >> it's so fun. and it's sort of lower stress than a live action film, where you have to wake up at 5:00 a.m. and go through the hair, makeup and costumes every day. you show up in your pjs and let it go for a few hours. it's a really fun job. >> because he can only be stopped by a master of chi. >> again with the chi. >> jack, should we expect a number 4? >> i think these things -- the natural progression is three. the beginning the middle and the end. the big finish. that seems to be the law of sequels. when we started off, that was the hope, in my mind, is man, maybe this will be a huge hit and we'll do another one. >> i think there's a hunger for
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people want more panda, and it's a good sign. >> reporter: for "today," los angeles. >> my kids want more panda. they're excited. >> your son was watching -- >> my little one was watching the first one last night, getting ready. tonight, we'll watch the second. >> cute. >> "kung fu panda 3" opening on friday. ahead, a recipe you need to
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we'll have a twist on a classic this is going to be good. 8:48. back with "today" food. it's all about casseroles this week. chef michael white is here with a one-pot recipe. michael, i'm going to say off the bat, i'm a fan of yours and your restaurant. this is going to be fun for me. >> awesome. >> we're making cassoulet? >> cassoulet, casserole. cassoulet is actually the pot in
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it is a mixture, very much like we have baked beans, pork and ham. we have smoked bacon, sausage. we're using chicken because it's healthier. you can use whatever you so desire. >> this is like getting a personal cooking lesson. we're going step by step. first thing is sofrotito. >> this is a sauce, basically. >> what we're going to do is drain it. we're going to saute this, and this is the foundation for the sauce. >> how long does it take to brown? >> five to ten minutes. don't burn it. we could puree it. what i'm going to do now is transfer this. what we have is the bacon.
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we'll have a little bit of fun on the bottom. deglaze this. >> never know. >> unbelievable. >> deglaze with white wine. we'll reduce this down. add the meat and put it inside of here. now, these are large, creamy beans to saute. then we have an aeromatic bouquet. >> why? >> i don't want the needles and things inside the sauce. >> makes sense. >> meat goes in, we cover it and braise it. >> how long does it cook? >> two and a half hours. very, very slowly. >> all right. >> length of time is important because it becomes very creamy. this is the thing that a lot of times -- >> i want to interrupt for a second and check in with my tasters. >> so good. >> cassoulet.
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we were poking an egg and doing a vortex the last time. remember that? >> i do. >> what i'm going to do is i put bread crumbs on top. >> can you show down in there? look how beautiful that looks. >> that is not finished. it could go back in the oven a little bit. you know how we talk about casseroles the next day? it really, really absorbs the flavor. >> when this is done, the idea, the chicken will basically fall off the bone. >> literally fall off the bone. again, it could be, tra something else, but we're doing chicken here. your team has a bit of this downstairs that we made. >> down the line, tamron? >> i can just pour this bowl down my mouth right now. it's amazing. >> she's planning to bathe in the bowl later. >> i love cassoulet. my first time with chicken, perfection. >> i've not anything like this in a long time. spectacular. >> so good.
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>> mouth full. >> casserole and cassoulet, are they the same? >> yes. tip from wisconsin, knows everything about casseroles, right? >> late at night, i'm walking down the street in new york. michael is standing out there, grabs me and says, i want to show you my new restaurant, here. hasn't opened yet. gave me a tour. it's kind of close to my house. it's like the greatest kitchen -- >> lunchroom. >> -- in your backyard. fantastic. you plated it up. >> little bit of the juice. again, the caramelized -- you see this golden liquid. listen, this is perfect. on the snow day the other day, it would have been amazing. just as good today. and i will -- tuesday, this is on the menu. next time you're walking down the street, my friend, and it's cold out, you know where to go.
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it's a great meal ahead, day ahead, put it in the fridge, back in the oven, slow cooker. >> start to finish, it's a fairly time-consuming thing. you have to cook it properly. >> the results are worth it. >> yummy. >> michael white, nice to see you. >> thank you. >> go to for the recipe.
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this morning on "today's take," dond trumptrump bows out of tomorrow's debate. what is he doing instead? a sneak peek at one of the super bowl ads everyone will be talking ab it could get a little wild when dominic monaghan stops by. all that and more coming up now. >> annncer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today." wednesday morning, it's january 2016. it's a balmy day, warm.
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>> willie, al, tamron and natalie, we're all hear. the theme you hear, that's "the godfather." in tribute to the great abe vigoda. >> we love abe vigoda. he just passed away at the age of 94. of course, he was in "the godfather." you knew he was going to get whacked. prob so many more people knew him around the world also from the comedy series "barney miller." we loved him on this show. he made numerous appearances. we joked with matt that he looked like abe. through the years, he'sshe'd visit us. -- he'd visit us. so terrific. his car didn't arrive in los angeles once, and i gave him a ride home. told stories about the
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lovely gentleman. >> someone who discovered fame later in life. he was in his 50s. good to see he reinvented himself. >> he was a running gag on "leatherman." i'm not dead. >> 1982, there was a reporter who posted that he -- in "people" magazine. >> before posting. >> well, in the magazine. >> actually wrote it down. >> in the magazine. >> yes. >> i'll be honest, growing up, i knew him as the guy who walked on to leathermant letterman. i had to realize he had a career before that. >> barney miller's -- there was a spin off, right? >> yeah. >> todd bridges was one of the kids. he was my favorite character on
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>> so joseph fiennes, the brother of ralph, they're white, and joseph is playing michael jackson. >> what? >> yes. >> there is a huge controversy. i don't know if it's a controversy. >> what do you mean? >> i mean the white guy is playing michael jackson, the black guy. >> how great is this? >> the premise of the movie is better. >> bbc, right? >> we've run out of black jackson. >> the premise of the film, it's a true road trip that elizabeth jackson took after -- >> amazing ride. >> who will play elizabeth taylor? >> i didn't know we were going to talk about this. >> i'm sorry. >> off topic a little bit. >> it's a hot topic. >> is it later in life michael jackson, is that why he's able to pull it off?
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>> lighter later in life. >> will you tell us more? >> it's done. people are very, very, very, very upset, as you can imagine. >> it's ridiculous. >> it is ridiculous. you also have this beef with british actors who get all the nominations in the u.s. >> movies and tv shows, they keep casting brits and guys from australia to play americans. we have not run out of american actors who are pretty darn good. i'm sorry. >> every year. >> there are a lot of fine actors and they make great performances. but we do have american actors. >> who would play donald trump? trying to get back on topic. >> well, probably daniel craig. >> daniel craig. >> because he's british. >> okay. i thought we were going the other way. let's talk about why donald trump is in the news this morning. he says he's going to skip tomorrow night's debate on fox over concerns that he would not be treated fairly by fox
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not been treated fairly in general, particularly yesterday, by fox news. he posted this video on instagram yesterday. me. she knows that. i know that. everybody knows that. do you really think she can be fair at a debate? >> the bad blood, of course, between trump, fox news and megyn kelly goes back to the first fox debate in august. she led off the debate with a tough question, asking about his passed comments on women and he took exception to it. fox fired back with a statement accusing trump's campaign manager with threatening megyn kelly. saying, quote, we can't give into terrorizations toward any employees. trump is welcome at thursday night's debay and will be treated fairly but he can't dictate the moderators on the questions. what trump took exception to was not that part. there was an earlier statement about them being snarky about
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how to handle iran. he said, enough is enough cht i. i don't need you. >> fox stoked the flames. >> it's hard to stoke the flame when the flame is on fire. have you ever seen when donald trump went on wwe? >> sure. >> if you put that clip of him saying, i'm not going -- and his appearance of the wrestling thing, it's very similar. he's taken a page out of vince mcmahon's play book on success. >> he's done everything in his own way. >> rewritten the rules. he's put the wwe rules into politics. ted cruz -- >> he wants a mano-e-mano debate. the trump campaign said, no. we're going to do a parallel event on a different network to benefit veterans groups. he said, i'm not going to show up and bring my 20 million viewers to you, fox. i'll show up with my 20 million viewers and raise money for wounded warriors.
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the platform? >> hey, donald. >> think someone will take him? here's the thing, he doesn't need a network. people will take it live, i think. >> you think cable news -- so fox is on the debate, and then the alternative would be msnbc and cnn. >> they don't have to sanction it. they can take it live as an event in their broadcast. >> it'll be interesting. >> i'm not convinced he doesn't show up and they don't work it out. >> i don't think so. he's already said, that's it. his campaign manager said. on "morning joe" when you talked to him, he said it's a done deal. >> welcome to show business, baby. >> maybe they're in it together. >> no. >> i don't think it's conspiracy, but i think they know it benefits both. >> it helped megyn kelly. >> she was a star and it elevated her. she's brilliant at what she
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i think it's real because he took on -- it was all fun and games until you go after someone who is one of the most powerful people in television. he's done that now. he said his word is his bond. straight mafia. i don't think he's going to show up. >> he has the most to lose, perhaps. right now, he's writing his own roles. let's talk super bowl. we get super bowl ads. we're getting a sneak peek. a amazon set to release its first ever super bowl ad. i thought they had an ad before but i guess not. a look at their campaign leading up to super bowl sunday. take a look. >> cheerleaders. >> cheerleaders? marino, i thought you were the expert at these parties. >> okay. what about a snack stadium? >> what's a snack stadium? snacks. >> brilliant. marino, new list.
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five-star chef. >> snacks? that's smart. >> cheerleader. >> cheerleaders. >> okay. getting ready for the big game. alec baldwin, dan marino. that's their echo, personal assistant, like siri. >> give me marino and i'm? >> i think it'll add on throughout the game. >> something building attention on al roker this morning, you lost your wallet and now superstars around the world are coming to your aid. what happened? >> i was in a cab yesterday on the west side, and i don't know if i dropped it in the cab or outside of the cab. but i don't have my credit card. i tweeted, lost my wallet in a
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james korcorden, said, i found al roker's wallet in a cab in new york city. i'll sell it to the highest bidder. i don't think he really has it. >> no word? >> no. >> somebody spent lavishly under the name al roker. >> exactly. >> there's only one al roekker. >> did you write down your -- were you able to immediately call and cancel? >> i have now. i was waiting for a little bit to see if somebody would turn it? >> when mark ruffalo lost his wallet, remember, adorable girls and he tweeted out this picture of the girls. they found his wallet buried in the snow. i guess that's what you do now, right? >> if you're famous. >> i thought i'd do the ruffalo. >> while we're here, my mom lost he phone in the snow the other day walking the dogs. >> does she have her phone on it? >> passcode, you can check the contacts, see many willie geist
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>> this is our music. bieber. look at these tables of swag. part of our new today's take table. tamron will be showing you this a little later on. meantime , we have wet weather thro florida. we're talking over the next two days, anywhere from 1 to 3, 4 inches of rain. and we're talking about a big warmup coming into the central plains. today, temperatures anywhere from 5 to 20 degrees above average. tomorrow, indianapolis, des moines, omaha, oklahoma city, houston, all above average. by friday, makes its way to the east. a little warmer here in the northeast, b not by much. man, everybody else will be nice and toasty. that's what's going on around
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he explores landsquapcapes and wildlife s >> do you do moray eels? >> they have a reputation for going after divers and people in the water, which isn't necessarily true. they are a fantastic looking animal. big creature, as well. if i was to swim over the creature, it might defend its territory. it would give you a nick. the biggest shark in the world, harmless creature, only eats plankton. it's big enough to accidentally swallow you and not know. >> jonah. >> you have to be careful where you put yourself in that situation. amazing creature. >> you interact a lot with children. >> love people. >> african rock python? >> it's the largest snake in all of the african continent. this guy unfortunately had been stabbed by a local guy in his chicken coop. it was eating his chickens.
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the snake is scared because he thinks he'll be stabbed again. we do minor surgery on this guy and send him up a tree. >> let's bring in our first animal. creature. >> he's hungry. >> this is a rodent. guinea pigs. >> you can see it. >> he's a prey animal. they're skiddish. they're eaten by crocodiles and stuff. shy. they make an adorable noise when you stroke them, make them feel good. very strong teeth but not interested in biting humans. they live close to the water's edge. can you imagine, this is a rodent. it's the same family as -- give him a stroke. you can be brave. >> a rodent. >> on his head here.
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cord. >> let's bring out the next. >> is that a stroke? >> hey. let's bring in the lemur. >> so glamorous. >> lemurs of madagascar. >> with the anime classic, "madagascar," kids know about this creature. they're off the coast of africa. a primate that evolved completely separately from other primates. face. >> is that a gummy bear? >> love candy. smart creatures. they're in big social groups. he's looking for more to eat now. >> all hail king julius. >> how beautiful. >> sorry. >> he's a glamorous creature. >> beautiful. >> he has a leash. >> who is our last person? >> last person? >> this guy, very interesting. >> so cute. >> they're found all over
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let's see if we can get him on camera. >> are youdominic? al will help. >> is that a ferret? >> raccoon-type creature. >> hear the claws? >> very, very sharp. feel how soft the skin is. you're okay. >> i just want to always know. >> come on now. and they smell absolutely beautiful. love honey. >> he smells like honey. >> fantastic climbers. loves my hair, for good reason. >> dominic monaghan, thank you. >> i love how little you are scared by harmless creatures. >> "wild things with dominic monaghan tonight on the travel channel. could there be wedding bells for a "today" host?
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this morning we were so excited. we're launching the "today's take" facebook page. >> look at us. we have our own page. >> to celebrate, we're giving away 25 prizes in 25 days. we will post one prize each day at's take. just head to the sweepstakes tab to enter each drawing. there will be a new prize each day at 9:00 a.m. entries end at 5:00 p.m. two big trips to win. first is new york city. you and a guest will be heading here for four days, three nights, overlooking the manhattan skyline. four-course dinner at the hotel's restaurant. tamron, let's look at the other prizes. >> okay, al. da, da, da, da. >> this could be yours.
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2,200 adults, 15% said pizza is their favorite comfort food. almost double than any other food. chocolate and ice cream tied for second. a rare giraffe standing above the crowd at a national park in tanzania. this is a 15 month old white giraffe. she was spotted th month by photographers from the wild nature institute. it's the second white giraffe to be seen in the park in the last 20 years. she was named after a brand of deter let's get a check of the weather from al. >> wet weather through florida and the southeast. we've also got high surf advisories along the southern florida coast. coast. what is that button? this counts our likes. let's see here. new "today's take" facebook
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>> you're in the harvard database. you have a transcript. you're in the bar. you're a practicing attorney. those facts are real. just like every case you ever worked on and every person you helped along the way. >> harvey, the woman is not joking. >> the woman has to show you're a fraud. you're a lawyer and that's the way it's going to stay. don't forget, we don't need to prove you're a lawyer. she needs to prove you're not. sir. good to see you. >> nice to see you. >> this feels like this moment was inevitable over five seasons, like someone was going to expose mike. who sold him out here? >> well, i can't tell you that. >> i tried. >> if you think tonight is a good episode, you have to watch next week, because i think next week, we find out. >> he gets arrested, right? mike gets arrested, going to jail. >> he goes to jail for a night. you just saw him. i get him out.
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really about, you know, this indictment. the state has indicted him with conspiracy to commit fraud. it's a house of cards that might crumble. we'll see if we can get him off. we've gotten everyone off in the five years, but this is the highest stakes right now. >> you said the next six episodes, six must be your lucky number. you've been renewed for a sixth season. >> that's right. >> what is it about this show that you think hooks us all in? >> i think there's something about the elevated aspirational idea of who these people are. we're not real people, you know. we don't speak like real people. we try and ground the drama in reality, but these guys are super lawyers. superheroes of lawyers, in a way. i think at this point though, it has become more grounded than ever. that's what makes it more interesting. >> i'm curious when you take on
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five seasons, do you feel like you understand it where -- do you have that swagger? i could walk into a courtroom and represent somebody? >> absolutely. >> get willie off on that charge he's facing? >> it's pending. >> ask what he did new year's eve. >> what'd you do? where were you the night of -- >> no. >> not safe for work or tv to hear. >> it was a long night. we'll talk about it later. right along the river. >> don't tell anymore. could you get him off? >> i don't think so. did you say things i -- no, weird. it's not ever going to happen. >> where did your brains go in the gutter? >> gabriel. >> america's sweetheart gabe macht. >> that was a "today's take" first and it has to be worth likes on facebook. >> guys, have we ever had a spit take?
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>> you made "today's take" history. >> yes! >> that's worth at least 1,000 likes on facebook. >> thank you. >> good one. nice spray. >> did you rehearse that in the back? >> no, come on. this is my job. >> he's not acting. >> i fall on skateboards. >> last time you were here, you talked about how the set is huge. you shoot up in toronto and skateboard around. >> we do. i have not fallen yet. >> yet. >> i don't know how you recovered to ask that. my mind is just -- >> oh, man, you got my dna all over your table here. >> we can sell that on our facebook page. we have gabriel's dna. >> gabriel macht, he wants to go, so we'll let him go. >> he doesn't want to do. >> "suits," terrific show,
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is the host of diy network's "desperate landscapes and man caves." good morning. >> good morning. let's talk about snow removal on roofs. willie learned the hard way. you have to get that out. >> actually, don't get up there. you think you want to get up there. we were hit heavy with all the snow. this is one of those things that people don't think about. instead of getting up, stay on the ground. >> what's the best thing to use to get up there? >> this is a good example. this is a snow roof rake. feel how likeght it is. >> very, very light. >> sturdy. you can go up to almost 30 feet. it has wheels on the bottom. you can stand on the ground, put this up and rake the snow off. it prevents snow load, something that can do a lot of damage. ice can do a lot of damage if you don't let the sun get to it. you can get this on roof
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>> i didn't realize until it was too late, but the water followed the beams into the living room and creates a puddle. >> freezing pipes? >> another problem, plumbe complaining they have to go on call after call. i've installed many, many miles of this. this is frost king's water pipe heating cable. basically a cable. this is a good example of how it works. goes on straight. you tape it every six inches with electrical tape. makes contact with the pipe and you continue to tape it. followed up by 1/2 insulation and the plastic over the top. easy to do. it has a light indicator on it, which tells you there's power to it. you want to plug sbietinto a gfi outlet. >> exposed pipes? >> anything a cold zone, which is important. those will freeze. any time you can do this and prevent that, the heat is going to keep the pipe warm and prevent it from freezing. >> outside spigots?
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feel how easy it is. >> water resistant. pull it over and you're done. >> warming up the indoors. sometimes there are drafty areas. this is a heater you can install on the wall, right? >> i love this heater. this is 100% convection heat. the only one on the market that does this. cold air drops and hot air rises. the cold air works to the bottom, comes out the top. convection heat so there are no fans. put nitit in a bedroom. we've had the cold room and the warm room. >> unsafe board heating. >> right. this is a plug-in. it mounts to the wall so there's no worry about tipping it over. built-in switch. >> it's safe, great. >> 100% convection. safe for kids and cool to the touch. >> more important. >> this is an envi heater. $140. >> drafty windows.
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energy-efficient windows, don't have it. this is a 3m window kit. >> sheet of plastic. >> the good old dryer. turn this on. r it's done, you see the wrinkles disappear. simple to apply. any window, different sizes. $20 to $30, depending on the size of the window. good for windows that are drafty. >> we're out of time. but the rest of your tips are on our website.
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this is "today" on nbc. let's see how our facebook page is doing. >> here we go. >> come on. >> yeah! >> 18,000. >> short period of time. >> keep it going, folks. >>'s take. 25 days, 25 prizes can be yours,
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