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right, man. that's why he's doing so well. >> but will her suort stop there, or could she take on a much bigger role? we'll ask trump when he joins us live. breaking overnight gunman storm the campus of a university in pakistan. at least 20 people dead, 60 others injured. the first images this morning from the chaotic scene. batten down the hatches. a big storm taking shape. more than three feet of snow possible. when and where will it hit? heroic role. a car hits a ditch, flips over and bursts into flames right outside the home of jamie fox? >> the car is on fire. >> the oscar winner jumps in to save the driver. >> i cut the seat belt, pulled him out. within five seconds later it erupted.
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saying about his new favorite action star today. wednesday, january 20th, 2016. good morning and welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. very lucky young man out in california. lucky that jamie foxx reacted the way he did when the car flipped over. >> we knew jamie foxx was multi-talented. he sprung into action when it mattered. starting off with the top story. sarah palin one of the country's most outspoken conservatives throe throw throwing her support behind donald trump. trump is hoping this is going to pay off with voters. mr. trump will join us in a moment. first, peter alexander has more on the announcement.
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scene. a politician turned reality tv star endorsing a reality tv star turned politician who, by the way, also happens to be the republican frontrunner. sarah palin coming in to help validate donald trump's conservative credentials. taking it on the road today joining trump in iowa and oklahoma. donald trump's biggest endorsement to date came sealed with a kiss. >> thank you so much. it's so great to be in iowa. we're here just falling out. >> reporter: sarah palin praising perhaps the one candidate most like herself. >> i'm in it to win it. we're not going to chill. in fact, it's time to drill, baby drill. you ready for a commander in chief who will let our warriors do their jobs and kick isis' ass. >> reporter: likepalin made her best pitch. >> our leader, a little bit different. he is a multi-billionaire. not that there's anything wrong with that.
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he is not elitist at all. >> we're going to give them hell. >> reporter: for ted cruz the evening rally capped off a terrible, horrible. no bad. very bad day. earlier a spokesman tried to dismiss the endorsement insisting joining team trump would hurt her credibility with conservatives. palin's daughter pounced after hearing from cruz is saying about my mom in a negative knee-jerk reaction makes me hope my mom does endorse trump. cruz tried to smooth things over. >> listen, i love sarah palin. she is fantastic. without her friendship and support i wouldn't be in the senate today. >> reporter: the hits kept coming. after a fight over farming iowa's republican governor told reporters he wanted to see the texas senator defeeftateddefeated. cruz shrugged it off. >> it's no surprise the establishment is in panic mode. >> reporter: summed up by the rolling stones song that the
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took the stage. what sort of influence has palin hold? we were told her brand among evangelicals is gold. her oldest child. her 26-year-old son was arrested monday night for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend charged with fourth degree assault. a misdemeanor. matt and savannah. >> peter alexander, thank you very much. >> donald trump is with us on the phone from iowa. thank you for getting up extra early, mr. trump. >> thank you, savannah. >> tell me how this came about. did sarah palin come to you or did you go to her? >> we've known each other for a long time. i have always liked her a lot and respected her a lot. she called and she sees what's happening with the campaign. she sees what we're seeing and i'm saying. she sees it's become like a movement. it's an amazing thing that's
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oklahoma. maybe more than 10,000 people in oklahoma. that's getting to be small crowds for us. it's been captivating for everybody, including myself. she called and it was such an honor. everybody was trying to get sarah. everybody wanted that endorsement. >> obviously she has been a supporter of ted cruz over the years. he said she was key in his senate campaign. and yet she chose you over him. did she say why? did she act as though she had wrestled with that decision? >> i think she likes what she sees. i think she likes what she sees in terms of what i am talking about in trade where we're going to start trading properly. we have some of the greatest people on earth. carl icahn and many of the business leaders will start to negotiate the deals with china, japan and mexico and all the companies who are beating us so badly in trade. right now we have political hacks negotiating the deals. she sees what's going on with isis. she knows my stance on the military. she knows i'll take care of the vets and build up our military.
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she really gave a very good speech yesterday, about a half-hour speech. it was terrific. but every candidate wanted sarah. i mean, everybody. they all respect her a lot. >> you're in a battle, of course, with cruz in iowa. you are the top two candidates. if you have to name one thing that you would tell to iowa voters, that's the reason they should vote for you over cruz, what would that one thing be? >> well, i think i'm going to make much better deals in terms of trade and in terms of the military, in terms of the vets. obamacare will be terminated and we'll come up with something much, much better. obamacare is a big failure. premiums are going up 25%, 35%, 45%. the one thing would be i'm going to win. the polls are showing that i beat hillary clinton soundly. and i'm going to win. i haven't even started on hillary yet. i haven't started on them yet. i have 13 people left on the republican side so i'm really focused on them. but -- once i start it will be
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that i beat hillary soundly. i think that's an important element also. >> back to palin for a moment. would you consider her as your running mate? >> well, i don't think, to start off with, i don't think that it would be something she would want to do. she has been through that. and you know, interestingly, savannah, this is a 100% fact. when she came to see me and when she talked to me, i could see that she really liked what we were saying. she never said, gee, i would like to do this or i'd like to do that. she never made a deal. so many people want to try to make deals. she just said, i really like what's going on. it's an amazing thing. i have never seen anything like it in politics. a lot of people have said that. just read the cover of "time" magazine this week, right? she said i've never seen anything like what you've been able to do in politics in a short period of time. i haven't discussed anything with her about what she'd do. she is somebody i really like and respect. certainly she could play a position if she wanted to.
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>> i don't think she would want to do it. i really don't get into it right now because i -- that question is always asked of me. who do you have in mind. i don't even think about vp right now. i just want to win. i have always been a closer. i get the deal done. and i have to win before i start thinking about that. there are a lot of good people in the republican party, there are a lot of good people. as far as sarah is concerned, never asked me about thatter o or anything else. just wanted to support. it's such an honor. so many people are so disappointed that she didn't support them but certainly there would be a role somewhere in the administration if she wanted. i'm not sure that she does want that. but there would certainly iowa. thank you very much. >> thank you, savannah. bringing in nicolele wallace. she served as an adviser to the campaign. you watched her yesterday standing next to donald trump
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what were your gut reactions? the most interesting thing donald trump just said was that she came to him. i think that sort of confirmeds -- i checked in with all the campaigns yesterday. the only campaign that also wanted her that i could confirm was the cruz campaign. they're each trying to destroy the other in iowa. it's a small number of people who caucus. trump made the calculation that coming in second is not good enough and that palin's endorsement with evangelicals might help. >> he danced a little bit when savannah was asking him about the presidential thing. he wouldn't commit. what does sarah palin want? >> i think sarah palin is interested in donald trump's career as a television star and his future as a politician. i think sarah palin straddles the world of tv and politics. i think she is interested in
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or following him to washington if that takes place. >> this was not a good day for cruz on a couple fronts. >> listen, i still think cruz has the advantage in iowa. iowa is a place where organization and discipline matter more than anything else. you're trying to get people to leave their homes in the coldest state and stand in an auditorium and caucus for you. it's different than voting on the way home. i still think cruz has a structural advantage in that first state. i think this was demoralizing more than anything else. this was, you know, sort of a display of strength and dominance to get sarah palin. it was more of a psychological blow. >> how would you like to wake up as john mccain this morning who took sarah palin out of obscurity, put her on the national scene and now she endorses the guy who says he wasn't a war hero. >> if you believe politics reveals people, it's all out there.
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probably already on board with trump. >> nicolle, thank you very much. in other news from the republican race, ben carson is temporarily suspended his campaign after the tragic death of a young volunteer. 25-year-old braden joplin died tuesday when a van carrying four staff members flipped over on an icy stretch of highway in western iowa. carson called joplin a cash compassionate young man who wanted america to be a kinder, gentler place. three eroother passengers were released from the hospital. a tragic scene in pakistan. gunmen storming into a university and opening fire. at least 20 people killed. kelly cobiella is following the story in london. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning, savannah. we're hearing from the pakistani army that the gun battle is now over after three hours on the campus at the university in
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a terrifying morning for students and staff about 20 miles from peshawar. it was just opening when the militants scaled the walls on a foggy morning. shooting security guards and going into classrooms and dorms. one person saw them shooting male and female students with automatic weapons. an assistant professor reportedly fired back, giving some students time to run. tributes are now going out to him on twitter this morning. pakistani commandos say they have killed four militants. as for who was behind this there is conflicting information. a senior taliban commander claimed responsibility, but the group's official spokesman strongly condemned the attack calling the killing of islamic -- killing of students unislamic. as you said, savannah, at least 20 dead and those numbers could change. >> kelly cobiella, thank you. now we'll talk about nasty storms targeting tens of millions of people across this country.
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are being hit with a dangerous mix of snow and ice this morning. al is tracking a separate system that could hammer the eastern united states a little later this week. >> that's right. that's a clipper right now, the one you're talking about. got schools closed in nashville and a real mess going on. but the big storm we're watching right now is up in the pacific northwest. it's going to make its way south. and what's going to happen -- we have taken an aggregate. tomorrow night a mix of ice and snow stretching from memphis to roanoke. severe storms part of the system too down through the south. moving into friday, and we've got snow moving in the atlantic around noon. washington, roanoke looking at snow. icy mix through the mississippi river valley. possible storms and possible tornadoes in florida. friday night it gets going. from new york city, washington, d.c., philadelphia, roanoke, snow. an icy mix from atlanta to
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saturday we'll see snow into new york city, boston. the coastal low will start to strengthen. now we'll have snow and strong winds. wind gusts of 60 miles per hour. we may have coastal flooding from boston to philadelphia. a full moon will raise the risk of this. it continues into saturday night with strong winds, heavy snow. here is what we've got. the american model is calling new york city about a foot. but washington, d.c., to charlottesville three feet of snow. the european model which tends to handle this better, here is where the bull's eye is. we're talking about upwards of 3 feet or more in the mountains of west virginia and virginia. about a foot to a foot and a half in new york city and less in boston. we're going to get to your local
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problem. kevin is in flint this morning. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, savannah. while hundreds of protesters chanted outside the michigan governor told the people of flint that their government had failed them. >> i am sorry, and i will fix it. >> reporter: this morning michigan governor rick snyder is under pressure. apologizing to the people of flint, michigan. outside the state capital late tuesday, a crowd of protesters, furious over his delayed response to the water crisis. >> i'm sorry most of all that i let you down. you deserve better. >> reporter: it's a problem that has been building for nearly two years. lead contamination in flint's water supply. and the consequences may be irreversible. now residents in flint are lining up receiving clean drinking water from the national guard. it started in 2014. flint's mayor celebrating when
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from detroit to the flint river. in an effort to save money. but the water was corrosive, causing pipes to deteriorate, seeping lead into the water supply. but officials insisted the water was safe. in september, a bomb shell. doctors discovering an alarming amount of lead in children's blood. governor snyder publicly acknowledged the problem on september 6th but didn't declare a state of emergency until this month. he has said he should have been more proactive but took action as soon as it came to his attention. >> i take full responsibility to fix the problem so it will never happen again. >> reporter: the epa has also told nbc news that authorities here did not move quickly enough. and has also pointed the finger at local and state officials for failures and resistance. matt, savannah, back to you. >> kevin tibbles in flint. thank you. this morning we're hearing for the first time from two of
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week's prisoner swap with iran. nbc's keir simmons is in landstuhl germany with more. hi, keir, good morning. >> reporter: one of the freed americans, jason rezaian emerged with his wife, mother and brother from the hospital behind me. asked how he was doing, he said so-so. in a statement he said he wants everyone to know he is feeling fine. freed "washington post" reporter jason rezaian appearing outside the hospital where he is being treated this morning. earlier, laughing with his wife in pictures filmed by his newspaper. i am feeling good, he told them. >> hi, everybody. got bless you. >> reporter: another of the five released americans, marine amir hekmati from flint, michigan, described the elation as they flew out of iran. >> chocolates and veal was served.
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get home, amir? what's the first thing you'll do? >> i hope to get home soon. i really want to see my family and be back in the land of the free. >> reporter: a bitter moment for the family of bob levinson who disappeared in iran almost nine years ago. his son was watching on msnbc. >> we're not in germany right now welcoming him home. we're not celebrating with the swiss chocolates and veal and things like that. we're devastated. >> reporter: amir hekmati says his military training helped him survive. >> i didn't want to let my marine -- fellow marines down. >> reporter: the end of an ordeal. a representative of another american saying he is a different person today than when he went into prison. in his statement this morning the reporter jason rezaian says he never expected to be part of the story and he hopes to get back soon to being a reporter again. so i think we can expect him to head back to the states in the
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in that statement, matt, he says, for now i want to catch up with what's going on in the world, watch a warriors game and see the "star wars" movie. matt. >> keir simmons in germany. keir, thank you. coming up. oscar winner jamie foxx pulls a man from a burning car. the dramatic rescue in his own words and his touching embrace with one very grateful father. ted cruz' so-called secret weapon.
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it is hump day, 7:26 on this wednesday, kim and dana wagner here. >> i hope we make tv magic, but we had movie magic overnight. first the forecast with meteorologist kelly curran. at least we dialed up nice weather. >> the rain ending just in time, dry conditions with cloudy skies with a few of the clouds hang around but we'll be clearing up the temperatures as you're heading out the door, warming up nicely, paradise 48 degrees, summerlin, 47 and the afternoon high right around 60 degrees. decreasing clouds today, more sunshine tomorrow, though, a high of 61 and watching a chance of wet weather on saturday. >> a couple problems on the roadways, not a big deal, actually here on the strip, they done with the shootings so they're done there. there is an accident on i-15, spring mountain road on the
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delay, just a slowdown as people pass and an accident in the downtown area from bonanza to the east of las vegas boulevard, not a major delay so watch out for fender-bender with the strip shut down. >> from the aria to 8:00 this morning, they were shooting the installment of the "jason borne" with jason bourne chased by metro officers and here it is coming at you with the camera mounted on that vehicle right there. >> we are talking hollywood
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live look at we're back 597:30. it's wednesday morning, the 20th of january, 2016. chilly outside and let's get right to today's headlines.
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today after endorsing him at a rally yesterday in iowa. >> what he's been able to do which is really ticking people off, which i'm glad about, he's going rogue left and right, man. that's why he's doing so well. >> trump joined us in our last hour. we asked if he'd consider palin a running mate should he win the republican nomination. >> certainly there would be a role somewhere in the administration, if she wanted, and i'm not sure that she does want that, but there would certainly be a role. in other news, the coast guard suspending the search for 12 marines who are on two helicopters that crashed off hawaii nearly a week ago. debris and life rafts are all that's been found so far. officials say they will now transition to recovery and salvage. and a big storm is brewing, and it couple pact tens of millions on the east coast friday and on into the weekend. we're talking heavy snow, as much as 3 feet possible in some areas. high winds and ice, and al is
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a lot more on that in a moment. let's start this half hour though with a real life drama for jamie foxx. the oscar winner coming to the rescue of the man who was trapped inside a burning car. this happened right by fox's house, and this morning he's opening up about his selfless act. here's nbc's morgan radford. >> you need to send an ambulance, he's. >> reporter: a horrific accident just outside the home of a familiar face. >> i heard the crash and i heard someone yelling so i get in my car and come down and call 911 and when i get here, the truck is over on its side. >> reporter: and someone is trapped? >> yes, yes, the car is on fire! >> reporter: around 8:30 p.m. monday night brett kyle driving under the influence in his white pickup car crashed into a dish, struck a drainage pipe and flipped several times before the truck burst into flames. jamie foxx came by and another helped. >> a guy pulled up and has emt scissors. i climb in hand try to hit his
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>> reporter: all the while the flames are growing more intense. >> i grabbed the sitters from him and cut the seat belt and pulled him out and as we pulled him out within five seconds later the truck goes up. we're over here on the grass and we celebrated >> reporter: tears of a grateful father. >> i'm so glad, so happy. >> you good? >> you were here for my son, and as far as i'm concerned he saved on the life because based on the video i saw he burned up. >> i don't look at it as heroic. >> reporter: foxx shared what he said as he pulled brett from the wreckage. >> i said you've got angels around you, you have angels around you. >> reporter: one of them without wings. news, los angeles. >> a really remarkable story. >> now back to the presidential race for a moment and the wife of republican hopeful ted cruz is in the spotlight. heidi cruz has been the most active spouse in the republican field traveling the country to
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nbc's hallie jackson is in manchester, new hampshire this morning hand has her story. h ha llie, good morning. >> reporter: hi there, savannah, good morning. ted cruz may be coming off a tough 24 hours after news sarah palin won't be out supporting him on the campaign trail. he's deploying his own top surrogate to help him close the deal, and she knows him better than anyone. it's his wife hide, a fund-raising force and constant campaign presence. >> can i shake your hand. >> reporter: yes. >> reporter: in south carolina. >> hi, it's hizey cruz. >> reporter: heidi cruz is making calls. >> i've been married to ted for 14 and a half years. >> reporter: her husband's secret weapon, they say, but her influence on the campaign trail is anything but hidden. whether knocking on doors or leaning on donors, cruz does both. >> i'm heidi cruz. >> reporter: often on her own. >> one of the hallmarks of our marriage is our mutual admiration. >> reporter: cruz calls herself a worker bee, a woman who has worked everywhere from the white house to now goldman sachs.
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very judicious manner from a business perspective so that we have the resources to go the distance. >> y'all can understand why i was immediately smitten with heidi. >> reporter: ted and heidi cruz met, where else, on a campaign, george w. bush's. they married in 2001, and in 2005 cruz relocated to texas where her husband laid the groundwork for his senate and presidential bids are you ready for the personal scrutiny that this is going to bring to your life and in some ways already has? >> well, sure, matt. i think any time you embark upon something that's so much bigger than yourself and than your own family i don't know that you ever feel fully prepared. >> reporter: some that have scrutiny includes cruz's employment as goldman sachs where she's currently on leave. her husband has criticized wall street and big banks, but earlier this month the couple came under fire for failure to disclose a loan from goldman during cruz's 2012 senate bid, another period of scrutiny when
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sitting near a highway alone, the officer reportedly concerned she was a danger to herself. her husband describing hidy's depression, writing in his memoir i did my best to help heidi through this time. we prayed together and she went to counseling and relied on the love and support of her family and close friends. the family front and the center in this race, but when they are apart. >> we do try to really maintain a sense of togetherness we communicate by facetime, by phone. >> reporter: facetime and text messages key as ted cruz showed me on the campaign trail. >> here it is from heidi. omg, katherine was -- katherine is 5, skipping between houses and knocking on doors and saying would you consider voting for my daddy. reporter: the cruz's and their kids on. road and aiming for the white house. senator cruz tells me he and his wife hope to bring their daughters out on the road even more, possibly home-schooling them from the trail so they can all spend a little more time together as a family. matt, savannah.
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affair, that's for sure. hallie, thank you. >> let us get a check of the weather, possibly snowy weather from al. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by edward jones, where attention and sound advice is a big deal. >> well, we've already got snowy weather to talk about. matt mentioned this earlier in the broadcast. you can see this is nebraska. roads are a mess. in fact, they are having big problems and now icing is going to be an issue as well. here's what's happening right now. this is a clipper coming across bringing a lot of snow and also an icy mix. schools are closed right now in nashville and airport delays most likely. light snow and freezing drizzle and sleet. we've got winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings for 30 million people in the tennessee and ohio valleys. snowfall amounts fairly light. 2 to 4 inches, but what we're most concerned about is icing, stretching from northern arkansas all the way into northern georgia. some areas, a tenth of an inch
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inch and only need a tenth of an inch to lose traction on roads or runways so this could be a big problem as we go through the morning >> and that's your latest weather. savannah. >> all right, al. thanks. coming up on trending, brace yourself for the most epic celebrity face mash-up ever. >> and five surprising ways you're being impacted by plummeting oil prices. some good news and some not so
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air fares are about at the cheapest level they have been in three years, according to hopper.com. the bad news is they are really not as cheap as they could be because airlines are saving a ton of money on fuel because oil is the cheapest that it's been in over 12 years and they are not passing all that savings on to us. >> they are going to reduce the prices by about 5% and they are saving 40% in fuel. >> that's why airlines are on track to have a record year in 2016. your 401(k), a lot of people don't think about this. there's an impact. >> a big impact because price of oil affects stocks and that's because energy stocks and the companies that supply those energy companies do make up a big part of the stock market so that's one reason the stock market has fallen so much since it started the year. the average american's 401(k) is now down $6,500 since january 1st, so oil is hurting your savings. >> we've been covering the story of jobs over the last several years. good news in most sectors but with lower prices not so good in the energy sector. >> thrilled to have 5 has
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nation. energy though, the one sector where we actually saw job losses in 2015 so according to one firm 100,000 layoffs in the energy sector overall, and that's just simply because as the price of oil falls, these big energy companies have to cut back on their spending plans and have to lay people off. >> this next one is kind of obvious, talk about lower oil prices and also talk about lower heating oil prices. if you have a home or a business you're trying to heat this winter, that's a big steel. >> a big deal, also you can thank el nino, it has been particularly warm here, particularly in the northeast where a lot of people use heating oil. two years ago a gallon of heating oil was $3.80. this year it's $2.40. so for the average family, say they are spend begun $3,000 a year on heating fuel, their bill is going down $900 this year, that's huge. >> a great savings. finally you want to take a road trip with the family. gas prices are dropping. how much lower will they go? >> as of this morning gas prices are $1.87.
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below. we're hearing some oil watchers talk about $10 oil. the last time we $10 oil was 2001, the average price per gallon $1.12 so this might actually be time to pack the lauers in the car and head to grandma's. >> have to bicker the whole way to grandma's, we'll do that. olivia sterns, thank you >> a great very much. just ahead, george clooney weighs in on the oscar's color controversy, and carson will show you why you still haven't learned your lesson when it comes to those computer and site passwords. this isn't good, right after this. carson is over in the original room and apparently
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carson is over in the original room and aparentally all of our passwords need some work less. >> especially yours, savannah. >> splash data out with their annual lists, the worst passwords. they compile the millions of stolen passwords throughout the year and rank them by popularity. this year's top five, and they are bad, the usual, 123456, password, adding 7 and 8 and qwerty, and the problem is you haven't learned from your mistakes because they are pretty much identical to last year's list and the list before that. repeat offenders, words you won't give up on, dragon, master, really, master. monkey, letmein. people were at least trying to mix it up. newcomers on the list. newcomers, there's a theme, princess, solo, starwars, splash data provides some tips for passwords. let's go through the tips. 12 or more diverse characters.
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numbers, letters, get other things going character wiese and change it up between your accounts. don't have one password for everything and use a password manager app. we asked people on twitter, this particular poll question. have you ever used the word password as password. 90% of you saying no. the would have had password has made that list three years in a row. a little skeptical about this one. ever used the word password. >> possibly. >> how does splash data know these passwords, do they -- how do they find this how the? >> i don't know the answer to that. >> i mean, they must do some kind of a poll. >> they had access to the information of the most stolen passwords. >> oh, okay. >> so they know the most vulnerable of passwords, and, of course, they are the simplest. >> that sounded true, carson. >> thank god, that worked out. i have no idea >> some confetti from leftover new year's. >> now?
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starting to break up and we'll see mostly sunny skies into the afternoon. the current temperature in pahrump, 48, searchlight 47 and overton, 48 degrees as you head out the door. decreasing clouds what we're expecting throughout the day. 16 degrees and the 60s hanging with us the rest of the week with a chance of showers on saturday. >> a couple cars here on i-15, bam, right into each other, a rear end, a little love tap, nothing serious, but you see the traffic slowing down on i-15 and spring mountain road. elsewhere, there is one accident on rancho and decatur, and actually decatur splits in two and terminates here on rancho and picks up, again, 100 yards away. the accident is between the two blocking the right lane in both directions. >> the las vegas strip is still
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the "jason bourne" movie with matt damon, and that is the stunt car and supposed to be looking like matt damon chased by the police cars. we'll have a live report when you wake up with the wagners tomorrow morning. >> and we have these two to be here by tomorrow morning, kathie lee and hoda broadcasting live from the las vegas strip, and
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"today show" sources, j. lo it's 8:00 on "today." "coming up, zeroing in on zika. a new warning from the cdc as more cases of the dangerous virus are reported in the u.s.
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then, how did it happen? >> i have to apologize. >> steve harvey opens up to natalie about what went wrong during that infamous crowning moment mix-up at miss universe. >> had i taken a moment to look down at the card but i was trying to keep it down so nobody saw the winner and i blew it. i blew it, i blew it in a big moment. let me take a selfie. >> omg. do you know what your kids are saying on social media? we try to decode the acronyms they are using so ttyl, today, wednesday, january 20th, 2016. >> it's my birthday. i'm 8! >> celebrating 13 on "today." something about you >> good morning, rutherford, virginia.
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>> all the way from texas. we're on "today"! we are back now, 8:00 on a wednesday morning. it's the 20th day of january, 2016. we're talking a lot about snow coming to this area later in the week and if you look up to today it's a beautiful day. >> it is nice. >> crisp. >> really nice. >> not as much wind either which is great. meanwhile, come up, steals and deals to revamp your space, and jill is going to show us what happened when she got her hands on that which was savannah's guest room. >> or room de crap, as i like too call it. it looks a lot better. and our cooking series, slow cooking meal. going slow cooker meals. yes, that is siri dally. >> and natalie now with today's
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investors are face another rough ride on wall street. the dow industrials down more than 400 points after the first hour of trading, reaching their lowest level since last august. markets in europe and asia sharply lower. the global sell-off that started early in the new year is being driven by plunging oil prices and by the economic slow down in china. donald trump hits the campaign trail boasting his most high-profile endorsement so far. sarah palin appeared with trump in iowa tuesday, praising him as a multi-billionaire who is not an elitist. the former alaska governor and republican vice presidential nominee will join trump for a campaign appearance today, just 12 days before the iowa caucuses. >> these guys are all kind of sounding kind of angry is what we're hearing from the establishment. doggone right we're angry, justifiably so! >> a spokesman for trump rival senator ted cruz brushed aside
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her support would hurt trump's credibility with conservatives. gunfire has left more than 20 people dead and dozens wounded this morning on a college campus in pakistan. suspected taliban militanted stormed a campus near the city of peshawar near the start of classes today. the attacked triggered a long gun battle with police and army troops. a local taliban leader has claimed responsibility. he was blamed for a xoolt attack in 2014 that killed 144 children. police say a greyhound bus driver told them he was tired before he got into a deadly crash tuesday in san jose, california. the bus collided with safety barrels and then flipped on to its side. two women were killed and nine other people were injured. according to the california highway patrol, the driver said he had stopped for coffee shortly before that accident. officials have released video of two attempted car jackings at a florida gas station that ended with three people under arrest.
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to one car with their guns drawn but that driver locks her doors and takes off. the next driver confronts the suspects who then drive away in another car. police caught up with them after a chase that ended with a crash. there are new concerns this morning over the zika virus, an untreatable mosquito-borne illness. it's been linked to birth defects and the cdc is out with a warning. new cases of the mosquito-borne zika virus are now being reported in four states, three in florida and two in illinois adding to a case in hawaii and one in texas. the virus is not spread from person to person. it can only be contracted through a bite from an infected mosquito, and no infected mosquitos have been found in the u.s. but doctors worry that zika is especially dangerous to pregnant women, possibly causing birth defects in their unborn child. the cdc is issuing a travel warning advising that pregnant women consider postponing travel to areas where there have been
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countries in latin and south america and the caribbean. there's no vaccine or specific treatment for the virus. the cdc says pregnant women who have recently returned from one of those countries should see a doctor and get tested. researchers worry mosquitos could bring the zika virus to the southernmost gulf states. >> the gulf coast of the united states is an extremely vulnerable area because we have both species of mosquitos that can transmit zika. >> for more on the zika virus let's go over to savannah and dr. nat. >> dr. natalie azar is here and people have lots of questions about the zika virus because we hear about women in this country who have it but you can't transmit it person to person. what do we need to know? >> the cdc has issued an interim guideline since their travel warning last week, and this specifically has to do with what to do if you're pregnant and you've traveled there or you plan to travel there. so specifically the recommendations are that pregnant women postpone travel to where the virus transmission
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of those countries on our monitor. doctors should also get a travel history so if you're taking care of pregnant women ask them if they have recently traveled to those areas or if they plan to, so the women can be prepared. and that's basically all the mosquito prevention protocols that we talk about, you can see on the cdc website. there's no specific treatment or no prophylaxis, no antiviral therapy and no vaccine to prevent it. and probably most importantly, if you develop symptoms of zika virus when you're there, and that would be fever, rash, conjunctivitis joint pain or within one to two weeks of returning from one of those countries, you should absolutely be tested, and if you test positive the recommendation is to monitor growth of the fetus every three to four weeks during your pregnancy with an ultrasound. >> okay. lots to remember there. >> yes. >> there's another big recommending coming out about the use of antibiotics. the overuse and what are we hearing about respiratory infections? >> just a few stats from the
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50% of antibiotic prescriptions written in the outpatient setting are either inappropriate or unnecessary, and more staggering than that is that antibiotic resistance is related to roughly 2 million infections per year and 23,000 deaths. this is from the cdc, so this is very important. so what does the cdc and the american college of physicians say. the two infections that need to be treated with antibiotics are strep throat and pneumonia. don't have a lot of of time to get into this. i want people to talk to their doctor about symptoms of strep throat and pneumonia so they can understand, too, how they can distinguish between a viral syndrome. >> people come in, i feel terrible and give meet antibiotics. >> the vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses. even ones caused by bacteria get better on their own. when should you get antibiotics for a sinus infection? if you have symptoms lasting longer than ten days, fever greater than 102.2 and facial pure in the sinus area and purulent, a thick discharge, lasting more than three days
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broncities. >> what about bronchitis? >> bronchitis is funny. almost never do you need to be treated with antibiotics for bronchitis. the majority of cases are viral and can last for a number of weeks and here's the important distinction. we didn't get to it over there. the important distinction is deciding if you have bronchitis versus pneumonia. pneumonia presents with shortness of breath and deep pain when you take a breath in, fever. bronchitis usually has a milder symptom like cough and most importantly when your doctor examines you, abnormality on the chest exam would signify pneumonia. >> we're out of time. good information, dr. natalie azar. thank you. and coming up next, can you name one? see who a surprising number of college graduates believe is a supreme court justice. plus, what george clooney is saying about this year's all-white oscar nominations. and steve harvey opens up
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i heard it in the makeup room. outfit of the day. >> idek. >> i don't even know. >> i don't even know. >> i never heard of this one. >> goat. >> greatest of all time. >> good. >> i know that from a song. >> last one, pa ppch. >> know what it means to other people. >> nat mo. >> not a pap smear. >> post a picture. >> don't post a picture of your pap smear, please. whatever you do. >> sorry, al. >> whose idea was this? >> i don't know. >> it's your turn now. >> let's do another quiz, okay. you ready for this. celebrity mashups and -- >> gesundheit. >> let me make sure i got that right.
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his name is -- he's doing something interesting on instagrams, take two photos of different celebrities and blends them into one image. i'll show you a two picture and you tell me which two stars are mashed up. image number one. >> jennifer lawrence. >> jennifer lawrence and -- >> i don't know who the other person is. >> justin bieber. >> no, january jones. >> no, put them up side by side. >> jennifer lawrence and claire danes. >> oh, wow. >> let's go to number two. let's see the mash-up. >> leonardo dicaprio and sean penn. >> let's put them up, side by side. >> yes. >> conan o'brien's bit. >> the third mash-up. >> halle berry and beyonce. >> toni braxton. >> no. >> that's a good one. >> and sandra bullock. >> i was going to say maybe. >> side by side, that's j. lo
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>> and finally, what do you think of this one? >> kevin spacey and -- >> look at the nose. >> robert de niro and kevin spacey. >> what's the name of the artist again? >> that was fun. >> possible career ending, that is, okay. >> she's america's favorite tv journal everybody, but did you know that judge judy has another job, yes. she's a supreme court justice. >> yes. >> that at least according to some college grads. >> oh, no. >> a new stud found that nearly 10% thought judge judy, judith shined lynn sat alongside john roberts and ruth bader ginsburg. >> less than 10%. >> same group that thinks dr. dre is a real doctor. >> oh, my goodness, yes. judge judy, not a real supreme court justice. just a tv judge. now to the latest stars
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and the return of pee-wee herman. >> yes. >> take it away, carson. >> the oscars controversial. on instagram lupita nyong'o said she was disappointed by the lack of diversity and has me thinking about unconscious prejudice and what merits prestige in our culture. george clooney told "variety" we're moving in the wrong direction. >> and whoopi goldberg agrees that the academy does have a problem and took issue with the boycott. >> chris rock is the host of the academy awards. >> yes, right. >> and so to boycott him seems just as bad as what everybody is saying, see, because to me -- don't have to clap, it's okay, because we have this conversation every year and it [ bleep ] me off. >> there you go. >> okay. >> still talking and still bleeping. >> whoopi added not enough >> true. next, a new spin on a
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30 years since his last movie and, ladies and gentlemen, he is back, pee-wee herman in a new move coming to netflix. >> a traffic light, just like i've seen in "national geographic." >> it's called "pee-wee's big hollywood." produced by judd apetow, premiers march 13th and what we learned from the trailer is paul rubens does not age a bit. >> face cream. >> i don't know. finally david bowie, collaborated with big names in music being, but one group not making the list is coldplay. coldplay drummer told "enemy" magazine they invited bowie once to do some guest vocals on a track and bowie refused saying not a very good sing. the song itself was not named by the band doesn't hold a grudge, okay. they say bowie deserves credit even for refusing to put his name on something. there's your "pop start" todayed. >> when you get to be a rock 'n' roll icon you get to voice your opinion. >> you sure do.
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>> carson, thanks very much. let's get a check of the weather now with al >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by liberty mutual insurance, see car insurance in a whole new light. >> so, we've got a mash-up of all the computer models that we look at with this storm coming this weekend so thursday night we're looking for a snowy, wintry mix. stretching from the mid-mississippi into the ohio river valleys, but also severe weather firing up through the gulf coast with isolated tornadoes possible. on the day friday, more of that into florida and southern georgia, but we're looking for this wintry mix stretching from washington, d.c. all the way back into memphis, and we're moving into friday night. heavy snow moves into the mid-atlantic states and coastal lows will be forming, and that's going to cause all kinds of problems as we move into the day saturday. the snow gets up into new york city and boston. the coastal low will start to strengthen and lock at the snow stretching from boston all the way back into roanoke and then during the day on saturday wind gusts of over 60 miles per hour, flooding a possibility because
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moon and the winds. the snow really gets going saturday night. we've got the two models. we look at the american model, anywhere from three feet of snow as you get your way into the appalachians and about a foot of snow here in new york city. the european model with much more snow in the appalachians and also working their way into the mountains of virginia. about 1 toe 2 foot around new york city and a little bit less as you move further north in towards boston.
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matt. all right. al, thank you very much. now more of natalie's exclusive interview with steve harvey and miss colombia on the mistakes that led to that very awkward moment at the miss universe pageant. >> that's right. as we showed you on tuesday arianna gutierrez is breaking her silence. she's sitting down with steve harvey on the talk show. right after the taping of his studios in chicago, we talked to him. >> what you tell me what it was like to have the opportunity finally to hear an apology from steve and to maybe put this behind you now? >> well, i feel like i can breathe now. >> reporter: miss colombia and steve harvey buried the hatchet on his show, publicly forgiving him for the embarrassment he caused her when he mistakenly announced she was miss universe. steve, you actually got emotional when you were apologized, and can you see it's
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me. i needed her to know that i was genuinely sorry because i felt horrible. >> ari, you said you forgave him. >> yes. >> did you forgive him in the moment that night? >> yes, yes. we're human beings, you know. everyone is able to make mistakes. >> take me back to that moment, those four and a half minutes, as you say, when you're wearing that crown. >> it was the happiest four minutes and a half that i ever had, and i -- i have been able to make an entire continent happy, but after that i felt horrible. i was crying a lot. >> were you angry at the mistake that was made? >> i felt like humiliated but not of steve harvey mistake. >> i have to apologize. >> just for what happened, you know. it was like oh -- i'm not miss universe, what am i going to do now? everybody is going for -- is going to laugh at me and making fun of me. >> there was a moment for me, i
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bit angry at the mistake. a lot of people could have stepped over and said i played a role in this, too. i made a mistake, too, but nobody did. i read the teleprompter, and clearly i read what it said to read and then i followed the direct instruction in my ear. we went straight from and the new 2016 miss universe is, and read the card. all the cards in rehearsal never had any of that on there kept in the years past. >> i've hosted the miss universe clearly as it did on your card, shows miss universe on the right-hand column of the card so first runner up. >> the fact that we didn't rehearsed it that way. i didn't no other information was going to be on the card. hi taken a moment to look down at the card and i was trying to keep it down so nobody saw the
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i blew it in a big moment, and the person that was hurt the most was her. >> there were suggestions you were drinking and gambling in vegas the night before. >> i've never been drunk a day in my life so do i gamble in vegas? i gamble in vegas all the time but i was at rehearsal and did a full run-through with everybody, perfectly. >> what was it that was hardest for you in all of the that? >> with all the support i got, the hate was pretty intense. >> you said you had death threats. >> oh, man. >> like from colombia? >> i won't be going over there to vacation no time soon probably. >> ari, there are a lot of people that will say this is an amazing opportunity for you. >> now i can say, okay, it was the worst night of my life, but it was the best one, too. >> probably right now, the most famous miss universe contestant of all time. i mean, her face is everywhere. her name is everywhere, you know >> you say all is forgiven on your end. do you think in colombia they feel the same way? >> i think -- >> no.
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this interview, i'm sure. >> okay. i heard that. >> they want to us sit together, you know, and to talk to each other and be like this. >> and it's good? >> you want to hug him. >> i can hug him. >> oh. >> thank you, god. >> well, i'm going to tell you my prediction. you two will be hosting next year. >> do you think that will happen? >> let me tell you something, i promise you this woman will be hon that stage next year. i'll tell you what, when it's time to read the card, i'm going to have a lot of people -- >> let her read the card this time this time, please. >> we asked the miss universe pageant if they will change the format of how they reveal the winner next year, and they told us they, quote, are talking about the best approach for the next time. and i can guarantee you, those who have great chemistry. i think there's definitely something in the making there for next year. >> in terms of the explanation as someone who has host that had pageant, does it make sense to you?
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his card was different than my card, and what he says is, you know, his eye went immediately to the left column and the first runner-up. because if you're saying the second runner-up, he immediately read the first runner-up as miss universe. rather than look to the right where it clearly said the winner is the philippines, so, yeah. >> we're all still talking about the miss universe pageant. >> you know, a billion people watch it around the world so it definitely was a big deal. >> all right. nat, thank you so much. carson is up in the kitchen with siri. >> thanks, guys. siri is getting serious about slow key, a dish i guarantee your family will love and she's made it for our family many, many times, but, first, your local news and weather. >> >> anchor: 8:26 am on this wednesday morning. the dow off to a horrible started down more than 400
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down more than 2 and a half percent, that is just in two hours, the market has only been hours in 6:40 a.m. our time. the dow jones industrial average sitting at 15,600 and change. >> a financial analyst, do not look in your 401(k) today. give yourself a break and if you're in it for the long haul for investing they say >> anchor: stay put. >> cannot to get some good deals when the dow is down. this guy didn't buy. he just went in and took. with exclusive pictures of him on your screen appeared a robbery that happened yesterday afternoon at a shop on russell and eastern. the people who were working there were too afraid to go on camera but they did release that only the news 3, hoping that our viewers can help catch this guy. we do get a decent shot of his face in these surveillance images. if you know who he is, do not
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local please one apprehended call police. you can always remain anonymous when you call crimestoppers > anchor: a check on the forecast, lots of rain yesterday. caliente rain in the forecast for today? >> meteorologist: the rain is done for today. clouds are actually clearing out of the area. here's a look at what we're seeing is for temperatures heading out the door. henderson already up to 50 degrees, highlander 48, ellie auntie -- our seven day forecast we're looking at a high of 60 today. decreasing clausen mostly sunny this afternoon. 61 tomorrow and were watching a slight chance for some wet weather on saturday. >> and behind kelly's a seven-day and this is where we will be broadcasting from
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behind the scenes of the toda it's 8:30 on a wednesday morning, the 20th of january, 2016 and it's a chilly morning on our plaza, nice and chilly and not too windy. you might call it the calm before the storm because sure enough a lot of cold and wintry weather coming to the east coast, probably friday and saturday. we'll get the late forest al in just a couple of moments. >> all right. coming up, jill is here to get you organized. she's going to show you how to organize by giving savannah's spare bedroom where mike sleeps on nights they fight a makeover and we'll see how that turned out. >> yeah. >> going to get a new doghouse. >> exactly. >> also got a "steals & deals" to help you do it as well. >> and on our week of slow cooker meals, a new twist on chicken pot pie from my wife siri. >> looks delicious. and surprising changes that could overhaul the way kids
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think no s.a.t.s and less activities. sounds kind of good. >> can they get that in the next year. >> retroactive. >> going through that with leil ha now. >> a check of the weather, big storm coming. >> yeah. a clipper bringing some snow through the great lakes and mid-mississippi and tennessee river valleys. a mix in the tennessee vale and a look for wet weather and severe storms down through the gulf. more rain in the pacific northwest and then for tomorrow we've got that slight risk of strong storms through the gulf. we're looking at windy wet weather through the pacific northwest, sunny, chilly here in the northeast though not quite as cold as it's been and we've got snow pushing its way from
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>> that's your latest weather. let's head back in to savannah and jill. >> all right, al. thank you so much. now to our start today cleanse all month. jill martin is here to get us more organized and shows us how she came to my rescue in my apartment. i'm patient zero for jill. >> it was quite the feat. that's right, savannah. we focused on revamping your space so i gave you your spare room a much-needed makeover and just wait, everybody, until you see the transformation. >> so we're here in your office and you told me that you're the typical start today candidate. >> i have a room in my house
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clutterville. you live in a new york city apartment and you start collecting stuff, especially with a new babe and sadly this room has kind of become the clearing house for just extra stuff. it doesn't really have a design. it needs help. it really needs your help. >> so while savannah is on the air i'm heading over to her apartment to turn her stuffed room no a dream space. >> what do we have here? >> all right. not bad. i think just simple. i think we need to sort of spruce it up a little bit. so let's see what very have, some books, a little baby vail sock or one of them. oh, look, one ice skate. i didn't know savannah ice skated. savannah has her wedding dress front and center. i wonder if she tries it owner day. we only have six hours until savannah returns to reorganize, redecorate and reinvent her space.
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we've been work all day but we're in crunch time because we only have half an hour when savannah gets home and we want to surpriseler so go away. >> after a few simple fixes, a fresh coat of paper and repurposing items she had around the house it's time for savannah to see the dramatic transformation. >> you ready. >> yes. >> wow. >> oh, my goodness. it looks awesome. >> it was -- it looks really awesome. >> jill what, have you done with the place. >> it looks beautiful. i'm in love. >> i'm always afraid to do a little pop of color. great with an accent wall because for $30 you get paint and you just paint one wall and makes such a difference in the room. >> feels like it should be in a magazine, not my house. >> now the closet. >> what are you talking about? >> oh, my gosh.
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this is insanely fabulous. >> now i can actually find things. >> jill, you are a miracle worker. jill, thank you so much. >> love ya, happy you're happy. >> my guest room is now my favorite root i'm moving in. >> i did move into that cross the. i'm very happy there. >> it's pretty amazing the transformation and it didn't take that much. the one accent wall, for $30 you can do it at home and do that accent wall. i walked around your house, like what are you doing? and i was taking things that weren't even showing around the house and putting them in the room because you can spruce up your house with things you already have in your home >> you staged it very well. this is our before kind of blah room, stuffed, simple and over here we have after. i mean, look at the difference, and we all have those stuffed rooms so the first step is to clements room, to go through everything because you really don't use about 75% of what you have in a stuffed room, so now this is very exciting because
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but we're doing a very special "steals & deals" and everyone at home you can spruce up your room, too, by next weekend. >> let's do it. start with our "steals & deals," the closet i love so much. you organized it. how did you do it? >> first the container store. go through your closet and when you do that you get bins so everybody has a home. if everybody has a home you can see it because if you don't see it, you're not going to wear, it so storage solutions, the retail, $99. the first deal, there's two here. the stack drawers, great for any room, the most popular item. you see that at the bottom here, the set of drawers, comes in white or platinum, and the other option is this drop front collection so you get five total, and it's one for the shirts and one for the sweaters and three of the shoeboxes so i love how that organizes everything. count the number of shoes you're really going to keep and organize your clothes so the retail is $99.
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that's 61% off. >> and you can look up the details, each is a set, not just one box. >> each is a set. >> and everything is on today.com. >> next, the bedspread makes a huge difference. >> right. you had a beautiful bed already at home but you can't see it because you didn't have this great begged on it. also use that as a pop of color and white can work as a pop of color in a room that's even darker. victoria classic setting, the retail $179 to 239. this is bed in bag sets. it's a choice of a four-piece, five-piece or eight-piece set. go on today.com and see all the options there, available in king or queen. the retail 179 to 239. the deal $59, up to 59% off. >> that is a huge deal for these because we all know sheets and comforters can be really, really expensive. >> really makes the room. >> this i love, and so many of you at home are going to love, too, because it's really a gift to yourself. these photos are photos that you actually already had from your wedding. >> yes. >> how a lot of times a wedding
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lights or flowers or some abstract and we came up with this idea of what if we blew those up. >> how great is that. >> so many of us have pictures and sitting in our computer and nothing to do with them and you can make them art, so this is art.com canvas prints, retail $79.99. e-mail a photo and they send back this beautiful piece of art. that beautiful. after i got the photos and this is what came in the mail. >> i was blown away by this, and it does make it so personal when you can have a picture that you know or love or have a scene or landscape. >> i love this. >> the retail $79.99. and the deal is 29.99. >> the 29.99 for one print. >> and a great size, too, two it in four or six or twos. i like doing it in twos. >> this is a big one. >> you already had a beautiful bed and mattress but at home a lot of people don't so this is the thin mattress.
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>> hop in bed with me, jill. we did this once before. >> at least once. >> okay. >> i'm saying, that segment, one was in the plaza, let me tell you about the three layers, it really is comfortable. density gel infused memory foam and comfortable latex for bounce and supportive density foam, so all those things are apparently really what you need in massachusetts tress. the retail is 849 to 1,999. the deal is 399 to 749. >> wow. >> up to 63% off, but that's not all. >> tell us more, jill. >> what else? >> you already have again a beautiful bed that real looks similar to this, but you can get the bed and the mattress, it's a bundle we're offering if you need a whole new situation in your room. so this -- you get this exact mattress and then with this henley bed frame so you get the
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$3314 and the deal 1,198 and the deal 64% off. >> the mattress, so proud. might be one of your biggest deals ever. >> feel like it really helps everybody, to turn your stuffed room into something that's happy. >> definitely transformed ours for sure. >> now i have another treat for next week which i'm super excited about. are you and your significant other in need of a style makeover? for those of you in the tri-state area send us a tweet using the #today and tell us why you need one and send us a photo and you could be our next victim, i mean, candidate. >> the highly recommend it, get a jill for sure. thanks so much. let's do the deals one more team. the closet storage solutions from the container store, bedding sets from victoria classics, the canvas print from art.com, you spend the picture and they put it on a frame and mattress and bed bundle from fin. jill is getting comfortable. >> i'm exhausted that from.
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coming up next, we'll change gears, the s.a.t. optional. surprising recommendations endorsed by some of the nation's top schools to change the college admissions process.
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first, this is "today" on nbc. back now on a wednesday morning, from test scores to a.p. classes and extracurricular activity, the pressure on high school students today to stand out on college applications is greater than ever. but this morning an unexpected group is banding together to say enough is enough. here's nbc's rehema ellis. >> reporter: for these high school juniors applying to college feels overwhelming. i want to see a show ohands. do you feel any pressure about the college application process. >> i think everybody feels it. >> everyone, yes. >> reporter: to some, even unfair. >> i also have a job outside of school so trying to get involved
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somewhat difficult. >> reporter: but a new report released today, in part sponsored by the harvard graduate school of education and endorsed by dozens of top colleges and universities nationwide, now recommends stunning changes in the application process. >> it's the first time in history that a large group of colleges have banded together to reshape the admissions process. i think we have unfairness to kids who are economically disadvantaged and too many stressed out and depressed affluent kids. >> reporter: among the project suggestions, de-emphasize standardized testing, possibly making the s.a.t.s and the a.c.t.s optional. stress quality over quantity when it comes to extracurricular activities and advanced placement classes. dial down achievement pressure. is this an effort to level the playing field in the admissions process? >> absolutely. an opportunity to more fairly capture the contributions of low-income and working class students who have demanding family will responsibilities,
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applications may include an essay question for students to explain their contribution to others. do you think that a college looks at the contribution you're making to your family, the same way they look at an something of that nature? >> they only see the number, like what you put down on paper. they don't know your story, the real you. >> reporter: you would like to tell them your story? >> of course, i would like to tell everybody. >> reporter: a change in college admissions policy could be two opening the process to a broader group of students and concern for the common good. rehema ellis, nbc news, cambridge, massachusetts. >> this is the dean of admissions at m.i.t. and has endorsed these new recommendations. stu, good to see you, good morning. is the purpose here to get a more diverse student body at schools and colleges, or is it to lower the stress level on high schoolers applying? >> well, i think we're
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you know, as you've heard, i think there's a real mismatch between what students think they need to do to get into college and what they actually need to get into college and this report i hope will really send a more powerful message around what colleges are really, really interested to see in what students do. >> it's going to be very tempting to make the headline of this no more s.a.t.s and no more a.c.t.s or at the very least optional. that's not really what it says. >> that's not the headline. i think s.a.t.s and a.c.t.s will still will play an important role in the college admissions process. >> but just one piece in the puzzle. >> just one piece, absolutely right. and i do believe most students stress out over their s.a.t. scores much more than they really need to. >> and you see students starting from an early grade who are taking as many advanced placement courses as they can get, and the idea here is quality over quantity. >> absolutely. quality over quantity.
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taking these advanced classes. we do like that, but really we want to see them do it because they want the learning and the experience and really the joy in the subject, not because they feel like they have to. >> when it comes to the lists of extracurricular activities, the so-called brag sheets, you want to lessen the importance on those as well. >> yeah, absolutely. i think our students are doing just too much. they feel like they have to do too much, and they really don't, and we want to send this message that they can pull back on that a little bit. >> millions of students trying to apply to college right now. give them one piece of advice for those students. >> students applying to college, pursue the things that interest you with balance and initiative, persistence. make the lives of those around you better, and have fun. >> probably the best advice you can give. stu, thank you so much. jack lauer, if you could just remember that name in about four years, that would be great. just ahead, siri is in the kitchen using a slow cooker to
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that is on "today." we are back now. it's 8:50. "today food" time and contributor siri daly here with today's original recipe. good morning, mrs. daly. we haven't seen you together as man and wife. >> thank you very much. >> don't you look different? >> she quickly changed everything we made me happy. >> changed my name, still going through the process. >> that's not a quick process. >> in fact, i think you should change his name to -- >> to carson pint erer daly. >> this is a slow cooker chicken
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>> okay. bingo. i'm taking mrs. daly. >> we've got butternut squash, self-rising flor for the biscuits, chicken stock, heavy cream and milk, olive oil and boneless skinless thighs. >> why thighs. >> more flavorful and won't dry out as much as breasts, salt and pepper and more flour i guess. peas, butter, carrots, our herbs which is sage and thyme and onion. >> looks healthy. >> first step we're going to brown our chicken in some canola oil, and we want to get it really hospital that's like a mistake that sometimes people make. >> get the pot hot first because it will help brown everything. >> the tasting table is in position downstairs. >> all right. >> did you make it down there, darling? >> he's here. >> delicious sglfrlt and now i'm going to season it as well because you want to generously season with salt and pepper. >> salt and pepper.
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browning and we're going to remove this from the pan and we will eel use this same pan to add our vegetables. >> because it has all the bits on the bottom. >> you can add the vegetables to the pot pie uncooked but it adds so much flair if you do it this way. we'll add our carrots and onions. >> pretty traditional for vegetables. >> could you put others. >> totally. >> we'll add squash later. we don't want to toad now because it will overcook. >> gets too squishy. >> cook this for five months until it starts to brown and then do you want to add the flour. >> dump it all in, like three tablespoons and that will help thicken everything over on and over here we have the flour already cooked into the vegetables and we'll add our liquid, the chicken stock and do you want to add the cream. >> do i ever. >> again, only about a fourth cup so you don't have to feel too guilty. >> fresh herbs, sage and thyme. >> looks like a hearty meal.
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here we already have it in the crock pot, add everything into the crock pot and then the squash. >> at the very end. >> right before -- >> you turn on the slow cooker. >> three and a half hours on high and then back here. >> how is it going down there, guys, do you like it? >> delicious. >> really good on a snow storm day. >> exactly. >> maybe this weekend. >> we added our peas also over here at the very end after the three and a half hours. >> you made your biscuits homemade. >> now we're going to make biscuits, really easy to make. use the store bought. >> i can ask. >> once you buy your slow cooker. >> come on. >> so cold butter, that's really important because that's going to help our biscuits stay fluffy and light. i'll use these knives to do it. don't want to overmix it and add the milk, cold milk, typically at home i would get there with my hands hand get really messy.
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>> recipe on today.com and learn about the biscuits, tastes good. >> thanks, siri daley.
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to say that. all right. what have you guys got coming up in the next hour?
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>> and toni brax >> >> dana: is a 50 6:00 a.m.. kim wagner and dana wagner here with you. not good for the training. >> the dow jones is down 455 point in the first 2 and a half hours of the trading day. down almost three percent total. the dow jones industrial average eating at 15,000 553. this is not been a good year for the dow. a couple of reasons for that, the chinese economy not doing well and oil prices right now are dropping like a rock. that is hurting the economy. >> dana: -- >> they're going to raise interest rates over different for different phases. and they may if this continues but it is early to tell. right now we know the forecast
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>> kelly: yes this guy is already clearing out. we're starting to see blue skies moving in and here is what we are seeing as far as temperatures. heading out the door is 51 degrees, boulder city up to 50 now and 58 in locklin. we are expecting a high las vegas valley about 62 degrees. more sunshine tomorrow with a high of 61. wet weather possibility for saturday and will keep a close eye on that. >> dana: we know the las vegas was strip was shut down from about 8:00 p.m. last night till 7:00 a.m. this morning. they have movie shoots, they are shooting the movie in the jason bourne installment. he was being chased by police officers. you can even see the car in the front there that has the camera shooting all of the action on the strip. they will be added again tonight. >> kim: and once we're in the overnight hours and into the early morning, they may run
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they will be at the same
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timers broadcasting on the this morning on "today's take," hollywood hero jamie foxx, the oscar winner speaks out after saving a driver from a burning car. then, dylan catches up with the shirtless stars of "neighbors 2," zach ephron and
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plus, search-time grammy winner toni braxton joins us. all that and more coming up next >> announcer: 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" on a chilly wednesday morning. 33, it's up from yesterday when we were in the teens. it's climbing but it looks like it's going to go back down soon, january 20th, 2016. i'm willie along with natalie, tamron and al and our morning jam comes from al roker. "cake by the ocean." >> by dnce. >> you know what cake by the ocean means? >> they were on the show. they explained it. >> oh, it's kind of like the segment you guys had earlier understanding what kids mean. >> cake by the ocean. >> think about buns, cake. >> oh, okay, i know where you're going. >> now all the parents know.
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al, let's talk about some snow coming our weekend. how bad is it going to be, really? >> there's two different main models we look at, the american and the european. >> yeah. >> and i think the difference between the two is that the european model slows it down about eight hours. the american model is about eight hours ahead, but we are going to see a significant amount of snow. just exactly where, we're thinking right now that it's going to be washington, d.c. and maybe just south of philadelphia and west. that's -- that's the general consensus, which could be -- it could be two to three feet in some of those areas, especially the mountainous areas. up here into new york city, boston will probably see less, maybe a foot, maybe even less than that, 6 inches, but new york city and the tri-state area, maybe around, you know, 8 to 12 inches. >> enough for sledding on the weekend. >> enough for sledding. >> yes. >> but other part about this that's going to cause problems is as the system moves up the
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more, it will really intensify so we're going to see wind gusts of 60 miles per hour. it's going to be a heavy snow so i expect power lines coming down, roof damage. there's going to be a lot of beach erow, not quite sandy-esque, but it's going to be rough, so we'll detail that, but it's going to be a very, very active weekend, and -- and during the -- there's going to be severe weather down through the southeast. >> right. >> so there could be tornadoes out of the same system. >> for all the people watching about the mild winter. winter is here. patience, my friends. >> stock up. >> guess what else is back? >> sarah palin is back. >> yes. >> last night we partied like it was 2008 and the former vice presidential nominee sarah palin back on stable, this time endorsing donald trump. >> mr. trump, you're right, look, back there in the press box. heads are spinning. media heads are spinning. this is going to be so much fun. he's going rogue left and right, man.
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we're not going to chill, drill, baby drill down and hold these folks accountable. you ready for a commander in chief who will led our warriors do their job and go kick isis' [ bleep ]. >> we didn't bleep it at 7:00, the 9:00. >> kids are home from 7:00 to 9:00. >> but the younger kids at home heading down to school right now. >> okay. >> about a 20-minute speech there in iowa, donald trump introduced her, brought her up on stage and there were a few moments if you watch, he was in the shot the whole speech where you could sort of if you want to do a thought bubble on donald trump. that would have been an interesting experiment. >> what have i done? >> especially when she swore. >> said all the right things. >> you know how it's jarring -- you know you're going to say this, and i think it surprised him that she went that explosive that early. >> you know what i'm looking forward to and we do our show from there, the food. there's some great food in iowa. you start making the rounds early. >> pork, corn.
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all i'm thinking about is "snl" and maybe tina fey coming back more now as a result of this. >> a show this weekend. >> got a show this weekend. >> ronda rousey hosting. >> all i can't wait to see if on. >> they are on campaign trail. they are going to iowa and headed to oklahoma and the larger question, of course, is will she have an impact and how bruised is ted cruz from this? she helped ted cruz in his of -- earlier he obviously understands. >> no, he doesn't. he had to say that. come on, natalie >> exactly. he does not understand. >> you know, right. >> natural question though and everybody is thinking about is there some back room deal, does this mean a position for her possibly in a trump administration? as a cabinet member? savannah spoke with trump earlier and asked that very question. here you go. >> that question is always asked
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and i didn't even think about vp right now and i just want to win. i've always been a closer. i get the deal done and i have about that. there are a lot of good people in the republican party. there are a lot of good people. as far as sarah is concerned, never asked me about that, never asked me about anything else, just wanted to support, and it's such an honor because as you know very badly so many people are so disappointed that she didn't support them, but certainly there would be a role somewhere in the administration if she wanted, and i'm not sure that she does want that, but there would certainly be a role. >> he said so many people, nicolle wallace was on and said that so many people was a person. >> yes. >> and it was ted cruz exclusively. >> fixed strategically in terms of media coverage, less than two weeks and so much attention, three days, four days will be about sarah palin and donald trump as ted cruz tries to get his message out. >> forget about all the others. >> from social media last night, too, if you turned on any network, all the cable stations,
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that was what ruled the airwaves, for right or wrong and some people say that gives donald trump an unfair advantage because he does get so much free media attention. >> he's the master of it. >> he has mastered it. >> and the master of the universe. >> i love this story. >> unbelievable. when i first saw it or a tweet, really, what is this. jamie foxx saved a life. how often can you say that in life. it happened actually right outside of his home. it looked like a scene from a move, but it's real. this happened monday night. jamie foxx was home, apparently of his place. a man was in a pickup truck. he crashed and jamie foxx jumped into action. the driver is 32-year-old brett kyle who was identified as the driver. he was under the influence. nevertheless, this was the crash that happened. jamie foxx not waiting for the emergency responders. he leaped into action. here's had a little bit of how
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>> i heard the crash, and i heard someone yelling, so i get in my car and come down and called 911 and when i get here the truck is over on its side, and it's in flames. luckily it got pulled up, and he has emt scissors. i climb in and i try to hit his -- his seat belt but he's hovered over and i grabbed the scissors from him and cut the seat belt and pulled him out and as we pulled him out within five seconds later the -- the truck goes up. i don't look at it as heroic. >> he was here for my son and as far as i'm concerned he saved his life because based on the video i saw he would have burned up. brett wouldn't have been able to get out of the car. >> unbelievable. >> thank goodness, there too, there was an emt there who had the scissors, jamie fox had the seat belt and was hunched over apparently and couldn't get him out of. unbelievable. >> one of the situation you ask yourself would you have the courage, risk everything to go
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>> he deserves a milk shake. >> he does, that's right. >> chocolate, vanilla, step aside. these are's lit most decadent milk shakes you have ever seen. >> wow. >> clearly the most decadent. oh, my gosh. >> this is from a restaurant in new york city. >> sweet and salty. there's cotton candy. >> what do you guys want. >> and red velvet. >> is this sweet and salty. >> oh, my gosh. >> did we get the willy wonka ticket. this is incredible. >> how do you -- there's a million calories in each these. >> that's okay. >> meantime. >> how do you even eat these? >> you just go in.
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>> >> and that's your latest weather. >> can you tell you're enjoying this. >> yours has a whole slice of cake. >> a piece of red develop set cake on top. >> that's incredible. >> imagine a 7-year-old after this. >> oh, my gosh. >> are these sugar daddies. >> spontaneously exploded. >> good, i will say. coming up next, dylan catches up with the stars of "neighbors 2," zach ephron and seth rogan. we'll see if the guys managed to keep their shirts on throughout the entire movie.
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two years ago "neighbors" was a big hit at the box office. the sequel was green lit very quickly and dylan got to visit the cast of "neighbors 2, "sorority rising." >> i headed to atlanta to meet with the stars of the film that brought back seth regan and zach ephron and a new few faces. >> are you our new neighbors? >> we're your new neighbors. >> "neighbored" explored the relationship between a young couple with a baby and a fraternity living next door. let's just say it was tense. >> i think someone backed into my car. >> that's weird. >> oh. delta has the upper hand.
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by storm and grossed $270 million overall. >> welcome to our sorority, cappa nu. >> the world was begging for a big, better second installment and that's what exactly producer seth rogan is going to get them. what is the pressure going into a sequel. is there a lot of higher expectation going into this one? >> i think you have to make it what's next rather than what's more. when you look the stories like the "toy story" movie and movies with great sequels and ride to pick apart what's great. >> that's awesome, you watched "toy story." such a good idea. >> seth has a producer on the movie an technically you're everybody's boss. >> yeah. >> do you act like it, theme like it? >> so hard to work for. like -- >> yeah. i yell, i throw things. i threw staplers because who is going to fire me. >> so the first "neighbors" was
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like at end the frat is kicked out and everything is tied up in the bow so what is the premise behind this one? >> there is a few. >> what are we going to do? >> having a second baby and trying to sell the house so we can move to the suburbs and have more space and it starts like us being in escrow and not really understanding what that is exactly. >> got it warmed up. >> teddy is having like a very early mid-life crisis. >> urt kwaer-life crisis. >> first one. >> which is a thing. >> and he comes across these girls who are forming a sorority. >> yeah. >> and kind of starts to mentor them through that. >> "neighbors 2" brings back the cast of the original film adding hollywood rising scar chloe grace moret best known as "hip girl." what is like coming into a movie like this and trying to fit in and just go with the flow? >> it's awesome. i mean, it's always hard trying
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first movie without knowing the cast at all but at the same time they already had such a great camaraderie and allowsing us to come into the group and feel super accepted and comfortable. >> like they are cool neighbors. >> everyone wants to know will you be taking your shirt off in this movie, seth. >> oh, yes, i will. a lot of us will. every minute i have to shirtless for one minute. >> thanks for doing that. >> i wanted it. >> gosh. love that they drew the abs in. dylan, not to embarrass you but we are going to embarrass you. we heard there was a teeny little embarrassing moment for you during the interview. shall we roll the videotape. >> so, zach, you're -- sorry. going into this movie, i would say and the first one, too. >> oh, my -- >> we need some really cool business in this business and we came -- most of the time keep
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if it's zach ephron who is so hot, and his arms were just like budget of out of his t-shirt, i totally like -- it was -- >> i don't know. i'm sorry. >> i'm sorry you had to see that. >> you're calling your husband. >> no, no, he just called. he wants you to stop this now. it's embarrassing. >> i'm sorry, brian. i lost my train of thought and i couldn't continue. >> the synapses just start firing. >> oh, my gosh. >> he understood. >> while he was there, i'm sore a couple of reporters get that way around him. >> a little perclempt. >> every human being probably would. >> it wasn't about sex. >> dylan, we love you more for your honesty. >> "neighbors 2 sorority rising" universal pictures, opens may 20th. >> coming up, we have grammy winner toni braxton. she's turned out some of the biggest hits in music and her
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you, not the braxton sisters. >> wow. >> so you start out as a group, as a family group. >> yeah. >> and then it's just you. >> how did that affect you and your relationship with your sisters? >> it was tough initially. even before that moment happened i originally got discovered at a gas station as amaco in annapolis, maryland. >> did you sing at the am co? >> i was putting mauss income my it was station, i would sing at opening of a band-aid, an envelope, anything, and i would sing around the city and he was the guy who co-produced milli vanilli. those actions that got me and my sister and i the record deal, tough leave, i can't deny that. >> is it strange for you to watch someone else act out and represent your life when you know exactly how it all happens? >> super tough. i wasn't involved in the preliminaries of finding the toni.
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this girl is great, stands like me and plays piano like me and hold her head like me and fit the costume, the original costume. >> she doesn't sing like me but looks a lot like my. >> you say the costume is part of the iconic status. the risks on the red carpet. >> things were younger then. parts of me were 20. >> some of your fashion on the red carpet, risky. so tell us your process, and especially the iconic white grammy dress, i think we showed you. >> that one is not in there. that dress is not in there. all the other ones. of all the dresses i couldn't find it. >> is it true that you weren't crazy about "unbreak my heart." >> i didn't love it. i'm a walking cliche. i didn't love it, okay, it's nice. diane ward is great, i love her and i didn't think it's for me
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>> mergeiot mug rooney has starred in 65 movies and we're going to squeeze his memorable roles into a 24-second montage. this is your life. >> maybe. >> maybe not. >> geez. >> a lot of people think it's a scheme. >> absolutely would. >> they are all watching, you know. >> i was just about to ask you about that. >> you ready. >> they want it. >> they see you the way i see you. >> yes, ma'am. >> we've got them. >> that's a career. >> missed one here and there. >> so many. >> wow. >> dermott stars alongside dern row and zach ephron in the new movie "dirty grandpa." >> if you leave right now you can kiss your job at the firm good-bye.
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>> the guy who left you on a sandwich -- >> i'm a small business owner, backbone of the country. i'm holding a taser. >> will you stop. >> i'm kind of in the middle of it. >> as we were watching that kline you were re-enacting it and acting it out. >> oh, man. >> i've got to tell you, that's about the only clip they can even show. if this movie were a legal document it would be redacted, you know. >> oh, my gosh. >> is it rated "r." >> i don't know if they have enough rs. >> could be. >> it's crazy. >> hey, we asked before the commercial break a trivia contest. >> we wanted to know which one of these is true. were you a contestant on jeepd we you were 25, you own a chicken named reason. >> okay. >> or, c, you contributed to the "mission impossible" movie as a cellist. >> c. >> i was reading your face, i like poker. >> i completely snowed you and
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i did contribute to the score of cellist. >> i'm an expert cellist of all the most bizarre things you can think of. there's the theme. >> that's unbelievable. >> there you are right there. >> if you can hear the 11th cellist that's me. >> how did that happen? >> they paid me. >> i'm a union musician. >> like a studio guy. >> yeah, yeah. >> i play with one of our great guy. >> exactly. >> won the academy award for -- >> just even cooler. >> it's taken me 45 years to be cool with a cello. it's hard. it's hard, you know. >> lugging that thing around. >> on the school bus, it did not help, but now i'm on the "today" show. now it's cool. >> and you're wing awards for playing cellos, too. >> that's fantastic. were you surprised when you saw de niro.
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believe that you're playing zach ephron's dad. you're not old enough. >> well, i am, but i've certainly watched the kid that they'd be the parent get older. they are catching up to me now that it's happening, but, of course, it's always been a dream to -- to work with robert de niro, play his son, but then, you know, this was not really the version of playing his son. i mean, literally half of this movie they can't even show my face in because it's covered with stuff. >> i had it here. >> the premise of the movie, de niro and zach go off on a grandson/grandfather trip. >> exactly. >> like spring break gone wild. >> gone wild. in truth be told, i'm a supporting character in the cast and really thrilled to join these great comedians. >> i did miss out a little until
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>> you saw jacob on the ice cream truck. >> dermot, thanks so much. >> and to all the little cell ists out there, you've inspired them. >> keep playing, practice, practice. >> "dirty grandpa" hits theaters this friday. >> coming up, she shot to stardom for her vocals on clean bandit smash and we couldn't stop singing "rather be" and there owes nowhere you'd rather be when she performs her new i did it.... i did it too... they took nature's bounty hair, skin and nails, it's a vitamin supplement that nourishes from the inside... with biotin for beautiful hair and strong nails. and vitamin c and e for vibrant skin. give it a month, if your hair, skin and nails don't look and feel more beautiful, we'll give you your money back. i did it...and i feel beautiful. take the nature's bounty hair, skin and nails challenge, visit naturesbounty.com for details.
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>> with a global smash hit "rather be." the song has rocked up more than 379 million views on youtube and earned a grammy for best dance recording. last year jess released her debut album "i cry when i laugh." i don't want to rock alone >> which skyrocketed to number one on the uk chart. you got me where you want me >> now, jess is finishing the american leg of her tour before heading back on the road to the uk. rocking the world and proving there's no place she'd rather be. >> glynne joins us now. >> good morning. >> thanks for having me. >> watching the piece and each new song came up we'd start bombing a little bit differently. your songs are so catchy and voice so good. i looked, "rather be, ""380 million views.
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fire? >> i didn't know that's how many. that's insane. >> what did that song mean to you in your career? >> i mean, it's the beginning of everything really for me. "rather be" was such a journey and it kind of put me on the map to everything that i've done up yeah. a special moment. >> everything that has happened i imagine has been whirlwind with labels signing, the huge success of the album. you're touring, and i asked you how many cities and she said i'm not exactly sure but you're performing tonight. >> yeah. >> how do you get up on our show and perform tonight. >> i just take a nap and boost of energy and go again. >> and bring it. >> and the fans i imagine help. >> when you get on stage it's like you enter a new realm of yourself, and for me it just happens. >> hopefully something we have for you will energize you in just a little bit. want to bring in your official
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we're back with grammy winner jess glynne sitting her new hit "don't be so hard on yourself. request the "jess, take it away. i came here with a broken that's right no one else could see i drew a smile on my face to paper over me the wounds heal and tears dry and cracks they don't show so don't be so hard on yourself, no let's go back to simplicity i feel like i've been missing me was not who i'm supposed to be i felt this darkness over me we all get there eventually
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but i was right and were you wrong been telling myself all along don't be so hard on yourself, no learn to forgive, learn to let go everyone trips, everyone falls so don't be so hard on yourself, no cause i'm just tired of marching on my own kind of frail, i feel it in my bones oh, let my heart, my heart turn into stone so don't be so hard on yourself, no i'm standing on top of the world, right where i wanna be so how can this dark cloud keep raining over me but hearts break and hells a place that everyone knows so don't be so hard on yourself no let's go back to simplicity i feel like i've been missing me was not who i'm supposed to be
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we all get there eventually i never knew where i belonged but i was wright and you were wrong been telling myself all along don't be so hard on yourself, no learn to forgive, learn to let go everyone trips, everyone falls so don't be so hard on yourself, no cause i'm just tired of marching on my own kind of frail, i feel it in my bones oh, let my heart, my heart turn into stone so don't be so hard on yourself, no oh, oh, oh i learned to wave good-bye how nototo see my life through someone else's eyes
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but now i'm not alone so i, i won't be so hard on myself no more don't be so hard on yourself, no learn to forgive, learn to let go everyone trips, everyone falls so don't be so hard on yourself, no cause i'm just tired of marching on my own kind of frail, i feel it in my bones oh, let my heart, my heart turn into stone so don't be so hard on yourself, no cause i'm just tired of marching on my own kind of frail, i feel it in my bones oh, let my heart, my heart turn into stone
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yourself, no >> jess glynne, thank you. download the album and check her out on the american leg of her tour.
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this is "today" on nbc. jess glynne is never letting go of her gold record. >> i'm not. i'm holding on to it forever. >> have fun tonight at webster hall. check her out on the american leg of her tour. and coming up next hour hip-hop legend rev run.
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