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good morning. weiner's woes. anthony weiner dumped from two jobs on the same day his wife announces she's leaving him over his third sexting scandal. the question now could this lead to a new investigation. double whammy. intensify today. one headed for the gulf coast. the other for north carolina. bringing heavy rain and tornadoes. survivor speaks. the young woman at the center of the st. paul prep school rape case comes forward revealing her identity for the first time in an exclusive interview. why she's opening up now, what she thinks about owen labrie's sentence and the campaign she hopes will bring good from her painful journey.
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hollywood and the world paying tribute to the great gene wilder. from willy wonka to frankenstein. his characters indelible, his natural charm unmatched. >> don't forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted. >> what happened? >> he lived happily ever after. >> we'll look back over the legacy, the life and the laughter "today," tuesday, august 30th 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. that line from "willy wonka" gets me every single time. >> i have three children. i have probably seen "charlie and the chocolate factory" a thousand times but also "blazing saddles" and "young
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so many other amazing movies. we'll talk about the legacy and life of gene wilder in a bit. he's great. >> so much love and warmth for him. we'll start with politics and the personal. anthony weiner waking up this morning out of two jobs after a third sexting scandal. the ramifications reverberating throughout the political world as hillary clinton's closest aide, huma abedin announces her split from weiner and donald trump using the opening to attack his rival. we have two repo kristen, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. today the clinton campaign is grappling with the fallout of huma abedin's split from anthony weiner. hillary clinton and abedin are so close at one point she referred to her as a second daughter. now this deeply personal matter is political fodder. this morning anthony weiner seen in this photo from dailymail.com on his own and out of work.
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leave from his pundit from channel new york one as the new york daily news says it will no longer publish his opinion columns. the news coming hours after huma abedin announced her split with weiner saying after long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, i have made the decision to separate from my husband. adding the two remain devoted to doing what is best for our son. it follows a new york post report that weiner sent messages to a woman online including a picture of weiner in his underwear laying instead to a toddler who the post says is his son. weiner saying he and the woman have been friends for some time insisting their conversations were always appropriate deleting his twitter account on monday. donald trump trying to capitalize on the news saying in a statement huma is making a very wise decision. i know anthony weiner well and she'll be far better off without him.
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any evidence that weiner could have had access to classified information from his wife. clinton's campaign firing back at trump. we're not dignifying that with a response. the saga began in 2011 when a text sing scandal cost weiner his house seat. >> it is a shame. >> two years later his comeback bid for new york city mayor was derailed by more revelations of inappropriate behavior online as abedin stood by her husband. whole lot of therapy to get to a place where i could forgive anthony. >> reporter: behind the scenes a documentary filmmaker captured her private pain. even as weiner told savannah he was a changed man. >> i think that with help of my wife, with help of professionals, i have got it behind me. >> reporter: now it's abedin's turn to move on.
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authorities to investigate weiner for possible negligent. one democratic source tells me that he was with abedin in the hamptons over the weekend and returned here to manhattan once the story broke. abedin continues in the hamptons where hillary clinton is on that fund-raising swing. savannah, matt? >> kristen welker, thank you. nbc's andrea mitchell joins us now with more on the fallout. andrea, how did this play out behind the scenes? >> behind the scenes what really changed everything despite their long troubled marriage and that friends say this was coming for a long time, but what really changed everything of course was the picture of the child in this latest episode for the child to be included in an inappropriate message on twitter, online, to this woman, really broke it. yes, he was in the hamptons and they were trying to continue with this facade of a marriage.
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episode and documentary which was devastating. the fact that he was taking care of their toddler while she was out on the campaign trail. it worked for them for now. they were hoping to get through the campaign and election. but then it became untenable. >> deeply personal situation. it's a family situation. but she is also a top aide to hillary clinton. is there a political fallout that we can expect from this as well? >> of course there is. involved. she is the most powerful figure political figure and personal figure in hillary clinton's circle. and there are people who fear her. there are people who respect and adore her. the inner circle certainly. there are criticisms this led to hillary clinton not getting other insights, not having press on the plane, not having press conferences they say those interviews are more controlled situations and the fact she needs to expand her circle and
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preparing for those debates. this is a problem. it resurrects all of those old conversations that some voters might be having especially swing voters. the those moms in suburbia. about hillary clinton's own choices 20 years ago. it is not a good situation. there's a lot of love and affection from huma. also a concern about the campaign. >> andrea mitchell, thank you very much. let's stay on politics and turn now to the mounting of hillary clinton in black face. he's now apologizing for that post but standing by his criticism of clinton and her outreach to black voters. nbc's hallie jackson joins us with this part of the story. good morning, hallie. >> reporter: look at the timing of all of this. it's as donald trump is trying to deliver more of a message to african-american voters. he only has about 1% support from that group right now according to our latest poll. this morning we're taking a
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surrogates but first a warning about that tweeted cartoon. viewers may find it offensive. working fast to put out a firestorm, an apology from a top trump surrogate, pastor mark burns. >> the tweet was not designed to anger or stir up the pot like it did. >> reporter: that tweet showing hillary clinton in black face now deleted burns saying he's sorry. >> the campaign does not make me do this. >> reporter: burns who leads the trump campaign's outreach to the african-american community. defending his tweet in a fiery interview with kristen welker. >> didn't you do the opposite of what donald trump says he's trying to do? >> the picture is designed to draw attention to the very fact that hillary clinton do pander to black people. she do pander. policies are not good for african-americans.
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trump rallies where lately the gop nominee has been aiming his message at black voters. >> what the hell do you have to lose? >> but it's a message delivered in front of mostly white audiences. that will change this weekend when trump is set to visit detroit with dr. ben carson and speak at a predominantly black church. 2012 gop contender herman cain campaigning with mike pence. relations issue in america. they do. >> reporter: and this morning we say arguing for human rights should speak for itself. and this morning we have a look at our nbc news/surveymonkey online tracking poll numbers showing clinton's lead over trump has narrowed from eight points down to six in just the last week. and among registered
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toward either party, trump is making inroads there too cutting clinton's lead from 12 points to 4. savannah? >> hallie jackson, thank you. let's turn to trouble brewing off the east coast. florida and the carolinas facing the threat of really heavy rains and heavy winds. dylan is keeping an eye on it all in for al this morning. what's going on? >> the tropics got extremely busy and we're keeping an eye on the two tropical depressions. not so much the category 2 hurricane gaston. it's these two storms. tropical depression number eight and tropical depression number nine are the ones likely to become tropical systems later on today. let's first focus on nine. already produced more than a foot of rainfall across parts of cuba. it's starting to bring some pockets of heavier rain through florida. we will see this most likely developed into a tropical storm today and takes a turn producing several inches of rain. some areas near tampa could pick up 10 to 15 inches of rain and
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we also have tropical storm warnings across the outer banks of north carolina. this could become tropical storm ian at some point and it is looking like it should produce rough surf as it approaches cape hatteras. we could see one to three inches of rain and gusty winds. it's that storm down near florida that's going to bring us our biggest flooding threat. >> thank you very much. the fbi is warning state officials this morning to bush boost election security. u.s. intelligence officiar hackers were behind two recent attempts to breach state voter registration systems and in one instance data from 200,000 voter records was stolen in illinois. in arizona, the attempt was unsuccessful. the breaches are fueling concerns that the russian government may be trying to interfere with the u.s. presidential election. to a dramatic rescue caught on camera. several motorists jump into action to save a woman from a
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a dash camera captured a pileup on a highway in upstate new york. you can see a tractor-trailer plow into several vehicles. a white car on the left of your screen bursts into flames. several people rush over to try to pull the door open and free the driver. others attempt to put that fire out. eventually they break the passenger side window and pull the woman to safety. incredibly, she suffered only minor cuts and bruises. an investigation into the crash is now under way. some high drama in rho truck overturned on a bridge leaving two workers dangling over the river below. look at that. the workers were in the bucket inspecting the bridge's underside when the truck fell over on its side. rescuers brought in another bucket truck and pulled workers to safety. there were no reports of any injuries and the cause of that accident is now under investigation. a public firestorm over the
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announcement from the pharmaceutical company. mylan saying they will produce a generic version for half the price. that is three times the cost from years ago. we have nbc's tom costello in washington with more on this. >> this may be both a pr move and financial move as mylan pharmaceuticals found itself in the bull's-eye of controversy over what many bel i over its epipen. mylan pharmaceuticals say it will offer a generic version. of the epi-pen rather than $600, $300 for the generic. a 50% discount but not the common 90% discount with generics. >> this is a convoluted mechanism. mylan has been price gouging for
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>> the evidence, two moms in two different countries. in north carolina, tracy bush keeps three epipens on hand for her son. >> two years ago my son had a reaction to watermelon. it was seconds that his throat started to close up. >> the price $600 each. meanwhile in canada, this child has life threatening allergies. >> all dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, wheat and chicken. >> his family keeps six epipens on hand. the price at the pharmacy, $100 each. sense for such a difference in price. >> it's one of those things that make me very happy to be canadian. >> reporter: why the price different? >> they negotiate prices because there are drug plans so they buy in bulk and governments negotiate prices so they try to bring prices down. >> reporter: the drug itself, epinephrin has been around for years and cost just $3. the plastic auto injector is
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bresch blamed it on middle man. who demand bigger and bigger cuts. >> our health care is in a crisis. no different than the mortgage financial crisis in 2007. this bubble is going to burst. >> mylan makes a billion dollars a year on epipens. this morning it says generic could be on the market in a coming months, but advocates say many anxious parents may avoid the generic and stay with the expensive brand that they trust. tributes are pouring in for gene wilder. the comedic actor that invited us into his world of pure imagination as willy wonka and so many other iconic characters. as joe fryer explains, everybody feels why they feel they snagged the golden ticket.
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>> reporter: if they handed out college credit for courses, they would study gene wilder. from "blazing saddles" -- >> steady as a rock. >> reporter: to "young frankenstein" to "the producers." he did his best work with mel brooks writing on twitter he blessed every film we did with his magic and he blessed me with his friendship. chemistry with the late richard pryor. >> i loved him. i still love him. we were very close. >> reporter: one of his off camera loves, wife gilda radner. after she died from ovarian cancer. he started a group called gilda's club. he'll be remembered most for playing willy wonka. we sat down with the cast all
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you wanting his attention. it was never any please, mr. wilder. we must have been pretty tiresome. >> reporter: as jim carrey said, if there is a heaven, gene wilder got it. to "today," joe fryer, nbc news, los angeles. >> gene wilder's nephew said the following in a statement. the decision to wait until this time to disclose his condition, alzheimer's disease was not vanity but that children that would smile or call out to him there is willy wonka won't have to be exposed to an adult referencing illness or trouble and causing delight to travel. >> do you have a favorite movie? >> "willy wonka."
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what about you? >> "blazing saddles." "young frankenstein." i thought he was amazing. he'll be missed. dylan is back with the rest of the forecast. >> we talked about the tropical systems but also some flash floods possible through parts of texas and up through the plains and midwest today. there's a cold front moving in. it could trigger some storms. they don't look severe but they could produce up to one to three inches of rain in a short period of time. there's a look at the weather across the country.
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and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. thank you. still to come, a "today" exclusive. the young woman at the center of the high profile prep school rape case comes forward. she shares her story publicly for the first time ever. a recent plot hatched in prison brings drew peterson back into the spotlight. we have the latest on the former
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. >> kim: it is 7:26 on this tuesday morning. hi, there. i'm kim wagner coming to you live from the my friend kelly curran said something i'm excited about. i'm not down with the intense heat like tom hawley who you'll hear, and you have double digits on the 7-day. >> this may be the hottest day for rest of the year that we're dealing with today. the current temperatures, it's actually quite nice, north las vegas for a morning run, 79, walking the dog in spring valley, it's 80, so looking
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afternoon, make sure you have an extra bomb of water, sunny and 105 and tomorrow, 104 and breezy conditions and chance of showers on thursday and 90 degree temperatures over the weekend but labor day itself, looking good and sunny and 95. >> on the roads, it's busy, quite busy, not accident busy but normal rush hour busy. look at everyone trying to make the merger in the gore of the u.s. 95 and i-15 and the 95, kindf rancho interchange, very slow with people making the split with some heading east on the 95 and some continuing to make the merge on the 15, so the overall travel times, slow where you expect them on the inbound 95 and the 15 and the 215 with the work westbound in the airport connector. i like going to the mountains
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up there. we have an update on crescent hardy, who had a minor heart attack according to his campaign. a spokesperson saying that he is in recovery mode at this point,
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7:30 on a tuesday morning. the 30th day of august, 2016. sun shining down on a nice crowd out on our plaza. we'll get outside in about half an hour and say hi to them. rs anthony weiner has lost two jobs and hillary clinton's top aide, huma abedin has left him. donald trump wasted no time getting a dig at the hillary clinton campaign and hillary clinton questioning her judgment. two big storms are brewing in the atlantic. both could become tropical storms later today. one expected to intensify
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up to a foot of rain in some areas. the other could impact the carolina coast later this week. >> one of the best times of the year. the u.s. open kicked off in new york monday night with a performance from rock 'n' roll hall of famer fill collins and alison keys winning at 1:49 a.m. in the coming days here, novak djokovic and serena williams disappointing showing at the olympics. when owen labrie went on trial for rape last year, the case attracted attention nationwide. by law, his accuser was shrouded in anonymity even while testifying. but today for the first time she's revealing her name and face and telling her story for the first time publicly.
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a voice disguised in court. >> i felt like i was frozen. >> this is the first time you've come out and said publicly what happened. >> yes. >> why did you want to do that? >> well, it's been two years now since the whole ordeal, and i what happened to me. i'm going to make sure that other girls, other boys, know that they can own it too and they don't have to be ashamed either. >> the story starts on the grounds of this beautiful campus in new hampshire. a school where her father, alex, had graduated and her older sister. it was just before graduation when she accepted a date with popular senior owen labrie. a date that she says went
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trial ensued. she faced the defendant and testified for three days on the stand. >> although it was scary and although it was pretty difficult, i wouldn't be where i am today without having been able to speak up for myself during that time. >> what was it like to go through the court process? >> we had been prepared to just receive an apology. we had been prepared to just move forward with our lives and let them move forward lives. in the pursuit of justice, i would have done anything. >> one of the things that came out in the trial was that there were messages afterwards and they were friendly messages. >> that brings me to the effects of the crime itself, too, which not a lot of people talk about. a question that i was asked on the stand is, well, why were you so hazy during that period.
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raped. i was just trying to go smoothly and not cause any waves. >> on one hand he was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault, which means the jury believed that a sexual assault took place. on the other hand, there was a more serious charge that he was not convicted of. how did you feel about the verdict in this case? >> well, they said didn't believe that he did it knowingly. that frustrated me a lot. he definitely did do it knowingly. the fact that he was still able to pool the wool over a group of people's eyes bothered me a lot and just disgusted me in some way. >> what do you hope happens to him now? do you ever think about that? >> i don't. i hope he learns. i hope he gets help.
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sort of process like this. if he doesn't learn, he'll do it to another woman. >> she was adamant about returning to st. paul school. what happened when you went back to school. >> everybody knew. none of my old friends that were boys would talk to me. they didn't even look me in the eyes. they were uncomfortable or what. i don't know. and nobody was talking about the issue in itself. they weren't trying to else. >> chessy eventually left st. paul's and they filed a civil suit against the school saying it failed to meet its most basic obligation to protect children entrusted to its care. we talked with chessy's family as well. the school obviously denies the allegation in the lawsuit. some will say, oh, a lawsuit. is the family trying to get money. what's the real motive here?
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we kneel an obligation that this not happen to any future kids at the school. >> you think the campus would say we need to talk about what's happened. we didn't see that happening. and if ever there was a family to work with, it would have been our family. we loved the school. my hba experience there. our oldest daughter had a great experience there. unfortunately it seems like the school's reputation became more important rather than supporting our daughter. >> st. paul says we categorically deny there ever existed at the school a culture of tradition of sexual assault. you have an idea of how you can take something terrible that
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something good for others. what are you hoping to accomplish? >> we have been talking a lot about a woman's bill of rights. i want other people's input. i want other people to feel empowered and just strong enough to be able to say i have the right to my body. i have the right to say no. and i wanted to bring this initiative that would be a hashtag i have the right too and have people contribute to >> your family has been right there with you all along and a lot of people don't have that. i can only imagine how helpful that's been. >> somebody has got my back. somebody is going to believe me. somebody is going to help me. even when i get panic attacks and i lock myself in my closet because i don't want my little sister to see me like that. she comes into my room sometimes
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when i'm rocking on the floor and punching my legs trying to get myself calmed down, and she'll try to give me the biggest hug and say, chessy, you're okay. chessy, you're okay. and it just -- i can't imagine how scary it is for other people to have to do this alone and i don't want anybody else to be alone anymore. i don't. prout's new campaign for survivors and her hashtag i have the right too go to today.com. you'll find the full response from st. paul's school including a list of changes the school has made since this happened. she is a very determined young woman. >> she's in another state and another school and applying to college this fall. >> amazing interview. thank you very much. let's get a check of the weather
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>> and we are going to see the warm temperatures we've been dealing with the last couple days start to subside a bit. we have this cold front that's going to drag down some cooler air so high temperatures today will still be running about 5 to 10 degrees above average. cleveland should hit 88 degrees. 83 in chicago, which is still above average for this time of year. watch what happens as we get into the end of the week. especially by thursday, friday, temperatures only in the mid to upper 70s. almost having that fall-lik humidity as we get into september if you can believe it in the northeast by the end of the week temperatures up in the burlington about 72 by friday. new york city about 80. even washington, d.c. will go from lower 90s wednesday down to
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a psychopath. >> patronizing con man. >> he'll spend the rest of his life in prison and that's exactly where he belongs. >> it's been close to a decade since drew peterson, a suburban illinois police sergeant came into the national spotlight. after his 23-year-old fourth wife, stacy, went missing. >> drew, obviously murdered my sister. she didn't run off like he said. she's not at a beach. she would never leave her kids. >> volunteers joined in the disappearance captivated a nation, so did the behavior of peterson. >> in october of 2007 when stacy peterson disappeared under obviously unusual circumstances and drew running around in a baseball hat and bandana and sunglasses. obviously did not exhibit
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prompted investigators to revisit the death of draw peterson's second wife found dead in a bathtub years earlier. he spoke to matt lauer. >> can you look me straight in the eye and tell me you had nothing to do with the death of your third wife kathy or the disappearance of your fourth wife stacy? >> i can look you in the eye and said i had nothing to do with either of those instances. >> a second autopsy on kathy showed evidence of a struggle and drew peterson was charged with murdering hhi and soon after convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison. >> it's frustrating for him being in prison because he knows his trial wasn't fair. on the other hand, he makes the best of it he can. he's got books he's reading. he works out a lot and just tries to pass the time until hopefully can he get out. >> stacy peterson remains missing to this day. her case unsolved. body never found. will county state's attorney has
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unavailable to testify in the trial. for killing kathy savio. >> i know i'll find her. i won't stop until i do. >> just last month peterson, now 62, was back in court sentenced to an additional 40 years in a murder for hire plot to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars. the plot uncovered in recorded prison conversations between peterson and an informant. you're going to get it done. >> it will be done by christmas. if you say -- if you say it's a green light, it's a go. >> i didn't conceive he would be foolish enough to hire someone to kill me. >> drew's biggest weakness is he should follow the old adage keep your mouth shut. shut up.
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business, he who doesn't talk walks. >> drew peterson will be eligible for parole at 127 years old. >> there's no competent evidence. whether you think he did it or not is different than if he was proven guilty. he was not proven guilty. >> for "today," blake mccoy, nbc news, chicago. >> both of peterson's convictions are under appeal. his defense attorney tells us he remains confident they have a solid case in the savio murder. as for peterson's children, they're being raised by his eldest son. the families say they are forbidden to see them and pray that one day they'll be united. coming up tomorrow on our series, the spotlight is on robert chambers. what led to the so-called preppie murder. just ahead for us this morning, "pop start." one person to do it. carson in the orange room. the unexpected place taylor
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. >> dana: hi, there. it's 7:56 on this tuesday morning. i'm dana wagner here at news 3. let's get a check of that hot forecast. kelly curran, the fact is our number of triple digits days here in the valley are dwindling quickly. >> i think there's a lot of people that are very much looking forward to that, as well. the temperatures are rising across the valley in the region. pahrump, 79, boulder city, 88. laughlin, 94 and in las vegas, 105 with lots of sunshine and still warm tomorrow, 104 and the winds kick up, moisture moving in and chance of storms and thunderstorms on thursday and the breezes stick around until the weekend but highs in the 90s and labor day on monday, 95.
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fender-benders, but the garden variety of rush hour traffic and i-15 sluggish through bowl and the approach on 95, kind of slow and go all the way back to the rainbow curve, so slows down to maybe 10 mile per hour in the rancho overpass and southbound on the 15 has been pretty slow. the 95 inbound, that is a 22 minute ride in from lake mead boulevard and should be more like six or seven, dana. >> dana: yikes! a man who claims he's a duke, with various criminal charges could put him in prison for up to 14 years scheduled to be in a local courtroom this morning on a burglary charge connected to a break-in in a home in july, and tomorrow, he's expected to be in court, accused of filing a false police report that led to his arrest on august 12th and supposed to be back in court on
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? it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, dealing with digital infidelity as the anthony weiner scandal shines a spotlight on an issue. many americans are faced with how to deal with this the modern game changer for relationships. then, cutting the monthly bills. we have easy tricks to help you save on everything from energy to the internet. plus, the one condition gene wilder had before agreeing to play willy wonka. ? there is no life i know to compare with your imagination ? >> as we remember the hollywood legend. >> look at that.
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hand. >> today is tuesday, august 30th, 2016. ? >> celebrating 30 years. >> living the dream! here to enjoy "toda." >> celebrating my 60 city on the "today" show. >> it's our first time in new york city! and we're on the "today" show! >> good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 on "today." it's tuesday, august 30th. we're just about but not quite done with august. september is upon us. >> yeah, here's the deal. i'm not ready to let august go. >> me either. >> i feel like the summer went by too quickly this year with
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so i'm clinging to the last week and a half. >> i'm ready for it. >> apple crisp. cold weather. >> pumpkin spice latte. >> i don't have to do winter storl coverage. >> that's right, you're off. >> a meal fit for a first family, from the white house kitchen garden to our plaza, there is our adorable garden on the go. it is yielding two more savory summer recipes. >> big announcement. on thursday, natalie catches up with britney spears. it is h years. she'll also treat us to a special exclusive per forlance. that's thursday morning here on "today." >> looking forward to. that first, time for news at 8:00. >> we begin with the race for the white house. i'm at trump tower. one of the gop nominee's top surrogates is trying to smaernlg a firestorm after tweeting an
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reiterating at polling but insisting he stands by his message that democrats, he says, are pandering for african-american votes. that's an argument that the clinton campaign dismisses. before we get to the story, a warning for you, viewers may find this image offensive. >> today donald trump supporters perhaps used to controversial tweets finding themselves with something less familiar. an apology from one of trump's top surrogates. >> i believe myen about this offensive tweet he sent monday showing hillary clinton in black face and now deleted. >> the tweet was not designed to anger or stir up the pot. >> earlier, burns telling nbc he stood by what he called the satire. >> it's an outward expression of the frustration that i feel that the democratic party has been
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>> we are the united states of america! >> burns is leading the trump's campaign outreach to african-american voters. the comments coming at a tough time with trump's rhetoric on race under fire for seemingly insensitive to his critics. >> we don't have a race relations issue in america. they do. >> herrmann cane flipping the script with trump getting ready to visit a black church in detroit saturday. unpred political on something more personal, hillary clinton's top aide splitting from husband anthony weiner with the former congressman yet again caught up in a sexting scandal. she made a very wise decision and said she'll be far better off without him. new this morning, we have a look at our latest nbc news survey monkey online tracking poll out
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trump has narrowed. she's over him now by 6 points, down from 8 last week. trump is making end roads among registered independents, too, cutting clinton's lead from 12 points down to four. matt? savannah? back to you. >> a couple other political notes. the presidential election is ten weeks away, some important primaries are taking place today. arizona senator john mccain facing a challenge from a former state senator as sixth term in the senate. and florida senator marco rubio hopes to win today and advance to the november election. and congresswoman debbie waterman shultz who resigned as head of the democratic national committee is in a big primary fight in florida today as well. >> there are new developmentes this morning in the case of former stanford university student brock turner. he is set to be released from jail this friday after serving three months about, half of his controversial sentence for
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14 years for assaulting an unconscious woman last year. a california judge gave him six months saying a longer term would have had a severe impact on turner. the sentence sparked outrage. that judge is now facing a recall effort. >> and now to the incredible goal that wasn't. the colorado high school junior who was playing over the weekend, watch this goes cart wheeling over the goalie and sticks the landing. that i look at. this it goes right into the goal. here's the thing though, the goal does not count. he was ruled offside. >> by a good distance. >> darn it. the rules. he definitely has his own personal highlight reel. >> you never mention offside when you show that tape in the future to your kids. >> no. >> you never say it. you let it go. >> somehow it makes the story not as g. >> the dog days take on a whole
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?? ?? one smart choice leads to the next. ?? the new 2017 ford fusion is here. it's the beauty of a well-made choice. ?? hillary cl hillary clinton's long ti adviser announced she is separating from her husband anthony weiner yet another sexting scandal for the disgraced former politician. >> but could behavior like this be more common than we think? we have more on a pretty modern problem. >> it, is indeed. good morning, everyone. a few years ago, think about this the phrase digitsal
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now it seems the threat is cropping up in households everywhere. another sexting allegation against anthony weiner exposed in the new york post. the former congressman insisting these were appropriate conversations with a friend, all of this prompting a discussion about digital infidelity and online sex addiction. it's a growing problem impacting americans of all races, ages, and dem graphics. >> however you characterize the compulsive pursuit through online visual medium to lookt useful clinical con instruct. >> technology provides us instant access to virtually anything and endless source of digital porn, sex, and relationships via social media and online platforms. but what constitutes cheating in the virtual world depends on who you ask? >> women tend to be much more disturbed by emotional contact online. with men, it's really about the images and the physical contact. that's where they have the greatest concern.
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addicted to sexual activity online and studies show a rise in back burner relationships created on social media sites like facebook. back burners are platonic relationship that's people maintain just in case their current relationships go south, men pursue these relationships at roughly twice the rate of women according to an indiana university study. >> from my perspective, if somebody feels that there is something wrong, then the sigma jort of time there is wrong. somebody may not be cheating, but there is something wrong in the relationship. >> experts say loss of interest in sex, change in sleep patterns, suddenly demanding more privacy, and making excuses to spend time alone are often warning signs of digital infidelity. >> you have to bring it up. you have to begin talking about it. and if you can't get anywhere with it but that feeling is still there, i would urge you to get a professional evaluation. >> experts agree that digital cheaters seeing a therapy sift not sufficient.
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treatment is needed just like any other addiction. and most general cases they sat best advice don't say or do anything online that you would not do in front of your partner. >> that was going on for a long time though, this one. >> this, o according to the report, over a year. and this may have been again if the allegations are true, the third time that anthony weiner since 2011. but it does put up this complicated situation. if you suspect your significant other or spouse is up to into their e-mail? do you -- i mean it's so complicated. but clearly therapists believe there are some people within this group that need professional help. >> all right. thank you. >> thank you. let's take a turn now and we have a check of our forecast. >> thanks, guys. we have been focusing on the trop knicks the atlantic and -- tropics in the atlantic and the pacific.
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the good news is it is going to weaken over the next several days. most likely passing just to the south of the big island in hawaii as a category 1 hurricane. but it will still have winds of 90 miles per hour and also the possibility for as much as 10 to 15 inches of rain. that could lead to flash flooding and mudslides, too. we also have a flood threat through parts of texas today stretching nupt midwest. no real severe storms expected. twoun three inches of rain could fall in a quick burst of time.
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and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. a trending party. >> that's true. we're joined with this trending party by charlie. charlie is here for a good reason. first of all, it's nap time. second of all, the new research that suggests you may want to choose your words carefully when you're talking to your dog. because they parentally understa not only that, how you say it. researchers -- >> is that why you're talking so gently? >> and also, i don't want to bump my microphone. researchers found that praise only worked when they said the words in a positive tone. for example, i can say good boy, charlie. good boy. but if i say, good boy, charlie. nothing. you get no response.
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parentally. remember, words do matter if you say it mean. if you say a mean thing like you stinky puppy, charlie. yeah. he knows what i'm saying and that depresses him. >> don't go pee-pee on matt. >> i like hearing that voice. >> all right. i like to get everyone's vote. let's say work and your boss offers one of the following three things. you can have a cash incentive to motivate you, a compliment, or free pizza. what do you think most people would choose? >> the cash, i imagine. >> i think food is a big selling point. >> says our pregnant friend. >> i think pizza. >> okay. >> what do you think? >> i think compliment. >> really? are you just crazy? the boss says $40 or a slice of
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great. well, let's turn to science, shall we? an author completed a study on this. here's the top motivator -- pizza. >> i love a man of simple taste. >> it increased productivity by 6%. behind that, compliments. here's the surprising part, cash was the last thing. >> wow. >> to which i say probably not enough cash was offered. you know what? details. details. don't ask clain have done. >> i'm going to get you a great pizza. who doesn't love the look and smell of crisp, clean, new sneakers? >> yeah. >> right. no better feeling than walking down the street. you have a brand new pair of chuck taylors on. well, there's a line of sneakers getting a lot of attention online. they're close to $600 a pair because they are worn. they actually take a lot of time and effort to make the sneakers look worn. yes, duct tape included. and the question we were talking
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keep the sneakers looking fresh and clean. >> i haven't bought those sneakers, but i love those sneakers. i have them on my wish list. >> why? >> because i think they're super cute. i don't want to -- >> they fi look worn. the rip in the jean, they're often designer. >> they look cool. but if i bought them for $600, i'd have to go to confession right >> put them for $30 and put them on the back of my motor cycle. >> you got a deal. >> it's like rock star work boots. they come in and have the work boots that look like they had them for 25 years, no, they bought them that way. >> just the right amount of worn. >> all right. we have a big pop star today. let's start with taylor twist. ladies and gentlemen, even pop stars have to perform their civic duty which taylor proved many wh she showed up for jury
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other jury members and didn't want to do. that well, they shared photos on social media. taylor was called on to be a prospective juror. she was dismissed. a local nbc reporter saying that they're explained their line of work. few people chuckle at the office. she responds, i'm a songwriter which is better than what i would have said if i were her. i would say, i'm taylor swift. can i go now? let's move on to justin bieber. he made night the book of world records. not once, twice, but different times. the 22-year-old's list includes most streamed track on spod fi for "what do you mean," most streamed album for "purpose" and the most simultaneous tracks on the u.s. charts. that was 17 singles at once on the charts. he's also the guy with the most twitter followers and the most viewed youtube music channel f you're not a believer yet, maybe that will convince you. finally, gene wilder's tribute
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wonka. he said he would only play that if i make my first entrance, i want to come out of the door carrying a cane and then walk towards the kraud with a limp. after they see willy wonka is a cripple, they'll whip whisper to themselves and become quiet then i do a beautiful forward somersault and get applause. why did he want to do this? one will ever know from lying or telling the truth. of course, the rest was history. i made my kids watch that movie last night in honor. oh, man, unbelievable. i wrote on social media, why isn't this on broadway yet? it is coming to broadway next year. >> really? >> yes. >> for more pop stories go, to today's facebook panl page. >> thank you. >> now to our series cost cutting to day. this morning we're breaking down savings on electric, phone,
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good morning. >> like a personal audit. it's a really important thing to do from time to time. let's start with the bills. >> about half of americans states are deregulated which means you don't have to stick with that energy provider you get in the beginning. can you choose different one. you may want to look at doing. that but it's not >> but if you switch over, sometimes you get what sounds like a great rate and then it disappears. >> right. it's a teaser rate on a credit card. make sure you read the fine print. you know this is going to be a rate that sticks with you more than just a couple of months. or you have the ability to switch back. it's important to shop around. there is a company called choose diagnose energy.com that can
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green and, you know, do you get penalized for that, from energy companies. if you put things in like new installation or if you put in energy saving appliances, sometimes they'll give you a deal for. that and sometimes even just for going through an energy awed it with your provider. >> one of the things you want to talk about is an expense that a lot of people deal with every single month, >> the average wireless bill is $73 a month. you multiply that by your family members, you're looking for a very big expense. one thing you can do is think about abandoning the big four. yes, they do all the advertising. but there are companies that buy capacity from the big four like boost mobile and cricket wireless. they can cut your costs. >> but in my mind, if you're streaming a lot, you think you have to go with the big four. >> right.
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it's not going to affect the video streaming. but it will effect the downloading of things like attachments. be conscience of how you use it. >> when you see the bill, you want to crack down on the kids. say, no, crack down on the data instead. >> there are plans that provide the services, verizon, for example, family manager. you're allowed to allocate from your pool of dat yachlt johnny knows he gets six gigabytes and janie gets six it is very effective. >> a lot of people are not good at going in and finding these ways around high bills or even fighting for themselves. but you say there are resources available. >> right. you heard me countless times say pick up the phone every six months, call your provider, ask for a deal. the reason is plans change all the time. i just saved $10 on my bill and got a four extra gigabytes by doing nothing but picking up the
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yourself or just not comfortable, all of these bill sixers, cutter, shark and shrink a bill will do that for you. they will charge you 50% of the money the first year. >> sneaky ways we're spending too much money each day. >> subscriptions. if you signed up for services in the past and you just don't remember that you have done it, these two services true bill and ask trim.com can go through your monthly statements and figure out for you where your subscrip >> really good information, jean. i was looking over your shoerld because my wireless bandit just walked into the studio. can you find all of jean's advice on today.com. tomorrow we're tackling medical bills. let's head over to carson. >> thank you very much. we have reunion on the road with the bad boy family.
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>> reporter: 8:26 i'm dana wagner, 105 today kelly? >> kelly: that's right. tell be hot don't forget the water bottles and t-shirt weather. summerland 91. green valley 90. sunrise at 86. yea, 105. sunny skies today but changes coming. tomorrow mostly sunny, 104. isolated thunderstorms possible in the mountains wet weather on thursday, breezy, 101.
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for labor day. 95 and sunny. >> dana: thank you. closing arguments expect in the the i-pad murder kachs attorneys frr michael solid present their case they will wrap up here shortly. as michael solid stands trial accused of killing a teen over an i-pad three years ago prosecutors rested their case y. solid ran over marcus after high school. defense called two witnesses yesterday. the defendant not one no word if solid will testify he is not expected to do so. a local man was murdered over an argument because, according to police, he did not open a door for a woman at local mc donalds. this happened on saturday night outside the mc donald near
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we're back 8:30 on a tuesday morning. the 30th day of august, 2016. look who that is. that is sean combs. sean "ditty" combs checking out fans on the plaza. that's the guy that kicked off our summer concert series. >> a tour kicking off this week. a lot going on with our buddy,
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also coming up, we have too cool for school gear and gadgets your kids need as they head back to class this fall. and fashion trends you want to wear during the last days of summer. >> healthy meals on wheels with our truck full of fresh produce on the plaza. we're cooking up two recipes for your family to dive into. we'll get to that in just a bit. >> look at who we have sean "ditty" combs. >> what's up, man? >> carson always gets a hug. >> come on. give me a hug. >> it seemed like just yesterday you were here putting on a great show on our plaza. now you have your own tour kicking off. >> this week is a big week. we have the family reunion tour coming to a city near you. starts in chicago and then goes to detroit and baltimore and then i'm at the garden next
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it's my whole entire catalog of all of the hits that i ever produced or performed on one stage so one night and one night only when it comes to your city. it's just going to be an incredible tour. chicago, detroit, we'll see you all first. >> people got a great taste of it when you were on our concert stage. so much energy. awesome. you were at the vmas. there you are with some of your closest friends. how cool is that? who is not in this and beyonce. you have ditty. i mean, you got kanye. kim k. >> do you all say to each other let's take a picture? >> not really. i think somebody took a picture. >> as long as i've known you, this music thing is important but this thing happening in harlem opening up this charter school. >> yesterday one of my big
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i always wanted to go back home and open up a school and yesterday i went back to harlem and opened up my first charter school. it's called capital prep in harlem. it's one of the big part of the solution is education. >> you have been at this for years. >> i ran a marathon to raise a couple million dollars for the new york city school system. only killed myself. >> you ran the >> by the way, that picture got so much traction, i felt bad like i'm missing out on the best party and then you called me and look at what happened. he called me and invited me. there i am. look at the back right. seriously. wasn't that the best? so dope. that was so dope. >> matt brought him more wine and left. >> sir, can i bring you anything else? >> sean, always good to see you. congrats on the tour. congrats on the school and everything else.
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ticketmaster.com. we'll see you when we come to your city. >> back by the way tomorrow with "today's take" and check that out. let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> we'll see nice temperatures in the northeast. we're looking at low humidity, temps mid 80s and lots of sunshine. middle of the country we have a cold front that will trigger some storms. could see heavier downpours. close eye on that tropical depression nine in the gulf. th parts of central florida especially up to 15 inches of rain is possible. tomorrow is very unsettled in northern new england into the southwest. all because of that cold front. look at what happens behind it. temperatures only in the 70s back behind it. so we'll start to cool things off. in the northeast, one more warm day before it cools off by the
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>> that's your latest forecast. matt? 2017 ford fusion. the beauty of a well made choice. >> dylan, thanks very much. this morning on design your life, sharpen those number 2 pencils and takes notes because we're headed back to school. mario armstrong is here with a cheat sheet. we don't like to use that word around school with this year's school essentials when it comes to the best gear and gadgets. good morning. >> cheating for parents.
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money at the same time. >> saving a lot of money. >> i love this. i was looking at these. these are water bottles but they collapse after you use them. >> totally collapsable. you can freeze them. use them in the microwave. bpa safe. once you use them, collapse them. put them in your purse. take you with them on the go. stay hydrated throughout the day. >> these are for kids. >> and these are infused. you can see at theto so this is the infuser bottle. put herbs, spices, different things to make the water taste better. >> when we were kids, the food you took to school was in baggy. times have changed a lot. >> baggies can add up and that becomes expensive and it gets messy. these are boxes. not just any box. these are really cool. some are throwback. you can see gameboy here. it's about sectioning off food
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microwavable safe. six bucks and up for that. inexpensive. saves you money in the long run. >> over here we have backpacks. these are bags. if you go to the website and buy a bag or backpack, they will pack up one bag for an american child in need full of school supplies. it's a buy one, get one. if you buy a bag, they send all of this in a backpack to a needy child in amer u.s. these are fun backpacks that are scented. i want you to smell this one a little bit. >> it smells like bubble gum. >> bubble gum. strawberry. they last several months. fun colors. different styles. >> that's good. about a month after school starts you smell your kids backpack between the gym socks and lunch in there for last year. >> not a good combo. >> these key rings. >> great for those of you that
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this is the orbit. you can find your kids and phone but as you can see you can connect these to anything. your backpack or other things that you don't want to lose. >> more traditional supplies. great notebooks and binders. >> two in one stylists and you have the pen to write and then fade resistant markers. great for marking your kids clothing or sporting equipment. won't fade. and then school supplies. these are supplies as you can see. a lot of fun. a lot of fashion. polka dot is on trend. dollar and up at office depot for these school supplies. >> talk about this thing hooked up to a bed. >> this is great for dorm rooms. fit to any size bed. the ability for it to just fall straight down and give you privacy inside of your dorm room and even some darkness. if you want to relax and chill or read a book and not worry about your dorm mate giving you problems, you're good to go and
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you take the pictures on your phone or from your computer, upload them yourself and then on this peelable wallpaper, apply to your wall. no names. no holes in the walls. >> thank you very much. for more ideas, check out today.com. tomorrow we're going to have diy ideas to keep your kids organized year. next up, pumpkin spice latte season but have you heard of pumpkin spice fashion. first on a tuesday morning, this
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>> this friday we close out our summer concert series so today we thought we would push play on the top five trends coming your way along with chilly weather. good morning. five great trends. let's start with rust which seems to be kind of a perennial fall color. >> this is a color you want to incorporate into your wardrobe. a ton of different ways to incorporate it. sometimes you see a magazine or on runway you think i couldn't do that. so many different ways to wear this. a beautiful tote bag like this. shoes. great trousers. i love the idea of doing it with a longer third piece vest and then kimberly is showing us how to wear texture. and you have that chunky sweater. a half tuck which is important
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show off the waist of the pants. the pants have a kick right at the ankle. that's also a big trend. the slip on mule is definitely all about comfort but also all about style. >> animal print picks it up so well. >> no better match for rust than a great animal print. >> our next trend denim. >> denim is a classic. we wear it all four seasons. this is giving me justin and britney vmas from a long time ago. patchwork isk we have great patchwork bags and patchwork jeans and patchwork boots are adorable. you can do it in a jacket or even a blouse here. my favorite way to do it is the patchwork skirt. the 60s are back in fashion in a huge way. you want to look for one that's a-line. i love the idea of different tones pairing it with a striped shirt like this makes it pop and a shout-out to the white boots.
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>> that makes it really stand out. definitely look for patchwork with your denim. the biggest trend when it comes to jean for fall. >> velvet. >> this can be any old velvet. it's back in a huge way. the reason velvet is back when you think of fall, you want to be able to touch it. it has a lush feeling to it. feels cozy. >> love this hat. >> you can also do it with tiny detail on the back of the shoe here. i love a pump. from the '90s. see it has movement in the sleeve which gives it a '70s vibe. ties at the waist. and carry shoes forward into fall and they pair nicely with velvet. definitely pick up velvet for your style this fall. >> we have two more.
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tucked in. all about the ankle boot with this length. very important for fall. and then last but not least, one of my favorite ways to update a denim jacket. show us the difference between a classic. your arms peek through. it has a drape and drama to it. it's the perfect update for fall in a color. >> coming up next, the more you grow. simple seasonal recipes straight from al's garden on the go.
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season al rolled up his sleeves and got his hands dirty filling our truck with flavors straight from the white house kitchen garden. now the truck made its way from 1600 pennsylvania avenue to our plaza. vegan chef and cookbook author is here to show us how to put handpicked ingredients to very good use. nice to see you. good morning. >> this is a vegan recipe. a lot of people think that it has to be boring. it's not at all boring. it's delicious. >> we are making an easy delicious fresh garden plaza. let's get started. >> by the way, sauce is a no cook sauce. >> it's a no cool spinach sauce comes together in a second. we're boiling pasta. i love this because they suction the sauce well. you can use anything. you can use whole wheat, gluten
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how easy is that. they cook at the same time as the pasta. so we'll let that boil down. we'll move onto our sauce. give it a nice stir. >> how long is this going to take? >> it takes about five minutes. so five minutes before your pasta is ready you throw in your vegetables. it's super easy. we have fresh baby spinach. any green from your garden. this is easy. it's olive oil. do you want to add some water. >> su cream or dairy in this. it's just really fresh flavors. some garlic cloves. some lemon juice. okay. i'll give it a little bit of salt if you want to do pepper. >> hold that. >> we have tasters over here by the way. >> how's it tasting? >> really good. >> the freshness right off the truck. >> garlic. >> this could not be easier. that's done. this is what it looks like.
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basil from our garden on the go. i'll throw those in at the same time. >> go ahead. what is this? >> this is fresh basil. you can pick any herb. >> toss it in there? >> toss it in. we'll mix it all together. there you go. and it's just a really nice fresh sauce. >> that's the main course. thumbs up for the main course, right? >> double thumbs up. >> i don't feel guilty. >> you have some there? . >> we are using potato skins and stuffing them with avocado salsa. you can actually use a melon baller and scoop out those insides and then i just bake it until it's really crisp. add a little bit of salt. you can save these for mashed potatoes. whatever you want. then here we have what i baked. >> i might eat that without the topping. >> you could, right? this is great.
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cilantro, tomatoes. you can make one too. everyone can make their own. and then eat it. >> they've been eating those like potato chips. so good. >> salsa thing you have in the middle of the potato. >> what do you think? >> you just devoured a vegan recipe. >> and i enjoyed it. >> so flavorful. >> everything is fresh. you don't need dairy. >> that there. i bit into that when i was supposed to say thank you. timing was wrong. to have this recipe e-mailed to you, sign up for "today food" news letter by going to today.com/food or text food 66866. >> you have something in your teeth. >> i know i do. it's avocado salsa. thank you. we're back in a moment.
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we mentioned al is out and about today. dylan has birthdays. >> yes. pesto in my teeth. happy birthdays and see who is on smucker's jar today. happy 100th birthday to saul. he runs a publication business
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his own book. how about that? and edna is also 100 years old. she's quite the celebrity. edna was voted one of the ten most admired senior citizens in wisconsin. with a face like that, why not? happy 100th birthday to gertie. she says her secret to longevity is to eat an ice cream cone every night. and al is 101 years old. newtown, massachusetts. he and his wife volunteered at a hospital for 50 years and made hats for each newborn. how sweet is that? that's newton, massachusetts and fay is celebrating 101 years. he's from radcliffe, iowa. served in world war ii and we're so thankful for his service of course. and look who we have here. happy 111th birthday to iris
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dakota. she was a librarian and spent time teaching young children how to read. 111. if you know one turning 100 years or older, we want to hear about them. >> wow. 111. they should have put floss next to this. >> garlic breath to go with it. >> i guess it with what's coming up. >> billy bush made it to new york. >> all right. much more ahead after your local
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call today. ?? this morning on "today's take," the ball's in tamron's court as she takes on tennis champ andy murray. and then what's the best college for landing a job? the rankings are in and the greatest goal never scored that has everyone next. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, tamron hall and billy bush live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, august 13th, 2016. i'm billy bush. tamron is here. al is on assignment. >> for two days. >> looking at more weather gear.
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out there. i don't know where he is. do you? >> i didn't know until this morning. he's in l.a. he never tells us anything. >> hope everything is going well. i saw the greatest -- by the way, some people can take a selfie and others can't. i'll take 50 and delete them all. i'm not good at it. i don't think i have a good side. you, my friend, take a fantastic selfie and your mom may take a better one. i love this from the u.s. open last night. >> that's last night hanging out with my mom. it was mom/daughter day. other than her children, she loves tennis and i'm not sure some days the order, us or the tennis. >> she's beautiful. >> she's so good. she's a good mom. djokovic was playing. okay. here's the deal. i worked a long day yesterday. flew my mom in for the u.s. open opening and we were with usa
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treating my mama good. >> you might have gotten another seat. >> around 10:00 last night, i was, like, mom, i got to go to work. be quiet. mom, people are asking me don't you have to work tomorrow. i said just take a uber, take a cab home. she wouldn't leave. >> did you say the whole time? >> i pleaded with my mom. we got to go. she complained all the way. we're missing it. we got home. the match was >> awesome. >> she got to watch it. >> i got totally nailed yesterday on the flight home. we had the fake gun shots in los angeles and yesterday a 3 1/2 hour delay coming in. i didn't get in until 1:30. >> to your place in new york? >> 1:30 in the morning. by the way, air conditioning, they're units. they're units.
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ask someone to turn it on. i laid there for an hour and a half in the heat. >> he's going to come closer to the tv at home. i heard part of this story. >> i was going to leave that out. >> i overheard part of this story. come closer. tell them what you did? >> i went with limited -- no clothing at all because -- but a study out today if you sleep nude, you sleep better. i don't want to ask relationship here -- >> because we've been dating five days. >> did you sleep well? >> i slept great even with my mom staying with me. in separate rooms. the study is true. you came back. your place was hot. it was 90 degrees in new york yesterday. and so you -- >> it was 110 in my house. >> so you were there buck naked. >> buck. >> on top of the covers. >> i do that normally.
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>> the study does show that -- my body temperature -- if you saw me in rio, i was sweating a lot. i run hot so i try to limit the amount of heat. >> i wonder about the woman/man dynamic. i'm always cold in the day. when i sleep, i have to sleep with the air conditioning on 69. i don't wear anything. i can't stand being in covers or pajamas but i need to sleep cold. the minute this air comes on in this di >> dr. oz told me 65 degrees. we hibernate like a bear. he said that's hibernation sleep. he said 65. i negotiated with my wife. i got it down to 67 right now. she won't go below that. pretty good. we started at 70. and i'll continue. >> lilly's first day of school. what happened? >> the silver lining to this terrible confusion at lax is i went back home. i did the show yesterday with you from l.a. i got to take my daughter to her
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it's her last -- there she is with her teacher. she's in sixth grade there. she decided to dye her hair red. >> when we met i said i love your hair and you and your wife looked at me with this suspicious look. >> it's half in and half out. a little silver lining there. i showed you yesterday this tattoo that we got, apparently i didn't know this was a thing. it hurt me a lot. >> you got a family tattoo. >> with our 11 year old and 15 year old when they're allowed to -- you have to be 18 in california to get a tattoo, they'll join us i hope. it spawned something on our facebook page. they started loading up photos. rhonda, kendra, melissa, all kinds of people sending in their family tats. >> that's cute. i like that one a lot. >> everyone is getting tattoos
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i went for fleshy. >> your beautiful mom, does she have a at that time with you? >> no. i have the state of texas with two dice in the middle. it says born lucky and then it has a yellow rose and i feel certain that my mother, mary, will not agree to anything like that. >> a lot going on there. >> it was in stage. we'll end with texas. we're not going to do the whole united states. >> jonas brothers bro' tattoos before their vma performances. >> only two of the four brothers, right? >> kevin is at home with the kids. he's raising kids. i guess he's an app developer. i don't know if he got it. >> what does it say? just a line? it's an arrow pointing at each other. >> yeah. >> boom. that's my word by the way.
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e-mail with boom. what did i miss? what just happened? >> it means we hit the high note and i'm out. >> gene wilder. >> favorite movie? >> i loved "stir crazy." i found it to be and find it to be just comedy magic the two of them and of course "willie wonka." >> this is wild. >> that's the best movie. >> then you have "young and "willie wonka" was a box office failure when it came out. >> look at that. what a magical performer. just the range. you know, listen, 83 years old and to have this life and this honesty and he is one of the people that i admire the most from what we know of who he was
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brooks. the original leo bloom on stage and when he met -- i found this -- when he met mel for the first time, he was on broadway. he was in a performance with mel's girlfriend at the time and he met mel backstage. mel was wearing a pea coat. they used to call them urine jackets. they didn't sell so well. >> is that true? >> they had a huge laugh and went on to do together. boom, boom, boom m. >> we're done with our chat? >> coming up, james corden has fun with kanye's video for "fame." >> we have to talk about black china. >> i could talk about black china all day. >> that's after this. we'll be right back. it's the little things in life that make me smile. spending the day with my niece. i don't use super poligrip for hold, because my dentures fit well.
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james corden was in the gym during the music video for "fade." did a lovely job and has a beautiful body. take a look. >> that's a dance place next door instead of doing it amongst the equipment. can you just maybe dial it down just a little bit. it fees like you're ramping up if anything. >> you know, she lays on the ground and does the fluctuation of the buttocks, his eyes are going like this when she does it. hysterical this guy. >> we've been researching her body like most of america.
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does is dance. she doesn't eat vegetables. she says that it's dna. she doesn't really workout in the gym. >> don't want to hear that, do we? she's a carbo loader that doesn't love working out. >> if it's dna, there's nothing i can do. >> game over. >> already lost. >> people have been obsessed over her. she had baby last year. >> eight months. >> the >> her husband is in the video with her from the cleveland cavaliers. he's more of a private guy. i don't want my body in here. he did it for her. she had no idea. we wonder what is kanye going to do with his four minutes. she had no idea. he may do the video. he may not. i was watching with the rest of the world and he's private. no one had seen it. she never screened it before. saw herself for the first time.
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black china. i realize i'm still on twitter. billy is not. you'll tweet why are you talking about the kardashians. people love that. >> tweet her. i'm not there. >> we have an agreement. >> everything you want addressed, please go through my mail room here. you'll forward me the necessaries. >> okay. please don't. >> i reeked havoc. >> i will receive your compla a i'll delete you. but kim kardashian's magazine cover we know famous paper magazine with the champagne. all that. >> and nude belly. >> angela kardashian, aka black china, she is on this issue. >> the kardashian baby, if it's
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that's the heir of the dynasty. the only child thus far with the last name kardashian so she is carrying the heir to the dynasty. hats off to china making a strong play here. >> there's a strong play for black china. this was something i saw tweeted out. it said, god give me the patience and the strategic mindset of black china when it comes to achieving my goal. >> i agree with that. >> there that kylie is dating tiga. tiga was originally with black china and they have a son and china out of retaliation steals rob kardashian's heart to get back at the kardashians. this was all this plan and then she swoops in and gets pregnant.
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like that. if she did, china, i'm telling you, she's so strong. >> i actually think they're in love. >> her show is going to do well. coming out in the fall. >> it's a win it appears at this point. >> quick take a look at this. another soccer video. in colorado high school. over the goalie and finishes. they called him offsides. what referee is gng guy of a beautiful flip there if he's questionably offsides. that's a heads-up play. >> you've seen me be athletic. >> we'll see more of that. we have you coming up playing tennis with andy murray. >> unfortunately, yes. i did play tennis and we went on an adventure. i don't profess to be athletic. i do like clothes. in a couple weeks, guess what? clothes that belong to me,
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for a great cause. that's a tease there. i started cleaning my closets last night. >> your closet is so deep. i have a feeling i'll never seen the same outfit twice. >> dylan is in for al with a check of the weather. i started going through my closet last night. i'm opening up the vault. i'm giving away stuff i never thought i would give away. >> can i buy some of your stuff because i love your clothes. >> i'm a known cross >> we are going to sell our clothes for charity and i'm opening the vault. >> i need to clean my closet. this is good on so many different levels. all right. let's take a look at all of the tropical systems we have going on. category 2 hurricane gaston is going to stay over the water. it's tropical depressions eight and nine that we're going to
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florida and down through north carolina as well. so if we could get this advancing here you'll eventually see this area of low pressure, tropical depression 9, could become a tropical storm by the time we go into this afternoon. it looks like it will produce up to 10 to 15 inches of rain across parts of florida especially by the time we get to the end of the week. as for the storm in north carolina, we will see up to 1 to 3 inches of rain and also the rough surf and rip currents. both storms will eventually move
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in any way. >> that's a nice one. my gosh. a beautiful forehand. >> that was out. >> here we go. >> she called that out. >> we need refs. >> i don't like this shot. >> boom. and he gives her a sky ball. >> did you >> it should be after that. my gosh, tamron, very good. another slam. >> let's go. i'm done. >> did i win? >> it's a tie. we're a team. >> you take them. we're going out to give two tickets. we have to give a couple, right? >> should we set people on a date or find a couple having an anniversary? >> i like a couple having an anniversary. we put them on the first date at the u.s. open that could be awkward.
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andy murray center court. u.s. open. opening round. >> that's amazing. great seats. >> it was so beautiful out at the u.s. open last night. arthur ash stadium. they have the roof that's convertible. phil collins performed last night. it's one of the most magical experiences in new york. so we're how the here. look. hi. >> you got to do it. >> is it your anniversary? >> yes. our 30th today. >> is that your husband behind you? >> yes. >> what's your wedding date? the date of the wedding? >> what day? >> the 30th. making sure you're not
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andy murray's first round tonight u.s. open. you're in the family box right here. happy anniversary. >> now we only have a set of tickets. however, i do have to come over and give you a hug for your 80th birthday. >> tamron plays tennis against andy murray. who do you think won it? we'll find out after your local news. i'm at the perfect age. and i've found the perfect skincare. age perfect hydra-nutrition from l'oreal. for mature skin. feels so luxurious it melts right in! hydra-nutrition deeply moisturizes with 10 precious oils plus calcium. with intense moisture for intense nourishment. it's the science i trust to help me look like me. toned, firmer, more comfortable. age perfect hydra-nutrition from l'oreal skin expert paris. my perfect age it's right now.
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>> tennis legend in the making. andy murray. >> i thought you were going to say me. >> fresh off the olympic gold in rio. you saw that. u.s. open is under way. murray starts tonight looking to score his second win and maybe on the way to grand slam. >> one of the nicest what a gentleman. a champion. i was nervous when i got a chance to play him. i was invited to go out before the open. we went to queens. of course i was terrified. andy made me an offer i couldn't refuse. ever since he was three, britain's andy murray dreamt of becoming a tennis great. today you could say the international tennis star is at the top of his game. murray is currently the world
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three-time grand slams champion holding 39 career titles. >> the first tennis player to win two olympic singles gold medals. >> needless to say, i was nervous to play against the tennis great at the u.s. open. i don't know how to swing. i'm going to go like that. and then like that. i'm going to try my speed serve. then don't hit me i throw it up and then hit it. i'm getting nervous. okay. the moment has come. i've warmed up. i had a few practice serves. i've gotten -- now here he is. hello. i'm tamron. nice to meet you. here you are after rio. back-to-back golds.
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amazing feeling to win a gold medal for your country and do it a second time, i never, ever thought that would happen. yeah. it means a lot to me. >> do you have a tip for people when you're feeling tired? >> just try to bluff a little bit. >> poker face? >> yeah, a little bit. i don't have the best poker face. >> let me see your best poker face. >> my skin -- last year i was invited to play with serena and roger federer. >> that's interesting. >> tragic. i'm not coordinated. will you help me? >> i'll help you. before we go on the big court, we're going to start with the little net first, okay. >> i have to start with that. >> you have to start on that. >> to help me out, andy brought
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for doubles. how do you stand? seriously, i don't know. really? the crowd booed andy murray. yes. does that count as a rally? >> that counts as a rally, yeah. >> with that, andy decided we were ready for the big court. here we go. i know how to serve. >> not bad. >> okay. did i hit a human being? what you got, murray. >> hey. >> is this game point?
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>> i think you won. >> what do you do in tennis when you win? >> celebrate. >> not like that. >> on fire. well played. >> can i give you a kiss on the cheek. >> do i get a kiss? >> andy, andy. that was really cute. >> it was. guess what -- >> you invented your own serve? >> what are you saying. >> sideways serve. did they speed that up. >> that's why we were a wife at the u.s. open in 2005. how romantic is that? that's where i'm going tonight to find love. >> enjoy. >> thank you, andy, for a great time. thank you to the u.s. open for the invitation. tickets are still available. usopen.org. >> which colleges offer the best financial aid? what about career placement? the princeton review annual best
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>> there are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to choosing a college. how much does it cost? is the food good? >> we brought in our friend robert to deliver the news. parents and teenagers senior vice president publisher at princeton review and lead author of the best 381 colleges. in good to see you. >> good to be back. >> we love this list. you surveyed 140,000 students. 60 topics to come up with this big list. >> longest ongoing survey of student opinions in the country. 25 years this year we've been putting out this book and new edition. >> we have four categories. best career services. that's important. hard to get a job after college. >> absolutely. we put this in the book in 2008.
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perspective. we talked about best career services in the book. number one on that list is spectacular school. bentley university in massachusetts. another two schools up there. northwestern and wake forest. spectacular schools when we talk about return on your investment specifically for bentley university. a four-year and four stages where they identify students interest. >> way to play on my phobia. >> nobody would come out. it's their mascot. >> when we think about students with great return on their investment and internships in schools, this is the place. >> fantastic. so next up is huge important financial aid. it has dominated the conversation on the presidential campaign. >> absolutely. >> it's a big deal. >> the two and three schools are princeton and bowden. higher sticker cost.
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pay back. >> i can't believe it. pick it up. let's go. >> at number one? >> number one is yassar college. >> so well deserved. >> here they come. >> are you yassar grads? >> no, they work here. we brought in eight-year college stud. vassar, numbers don't like. $45,000 this year. bringing it down to $16,000 for the average student. >> food. the best food. who has a good cafeteria? >> so many schools.
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so deserving number one spot, first time this school made it is university of massachusetts at amherst. the flagship. my word. look at who we have here. a little surf and turf. savory and sweet. that was a five-step recipe for you to make. >> do they hire a famous chef or something? >> they have a series of different chefs. there are four main dining halls. 18 different two food trucks. delivery service. it's a glorious place academically and nourishing the body and mind. good stuff. >> final category is quality of life. >> pork belly category. went out to 140 students. everything outside the classroom. are you happy? is the food good? are beds comfortable? what's the interaction with faculty members on campus. there are some terrific schools
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k. state. number one this year is virginia tech, which is hoda's school. i know. so well deserved. >> are you ready? >> hokey, hokey, hokey, hi. tech, tech, tech, vpi. deanna! she's a future >> you did it. >> congratulations. my gosh. virginia tech is an awesome school. such great school. 24,500 students. a poll just surveyed alum that said over half said they found their perfect fit as a graduate. >> congratulations. >> robert, thank you very much.
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today.com. now over to dylan with the weather. >> i want to add dining hall at bush campus on rutgers university was top notch. just throwing that out there. we are looking at a chance of stronger storms today especially out ahead of this cold front moving through the midwest and stretching back down into texas. it's not looking like these storms will be that severe but we could still see some heavier downpours. perhaps one to three inches of rain falling in a short period of time. tomorrow we really need to focus on what will h and north carolina as these tropical systems kind of waiver through these areas. we could see as much as 10 to 15 inches of rain by the end of the
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>> that's your latest forecast. >> up next, he's a long way from the oc. wheeling and dealing in miami in the new crime drama. talking about the chips reboot. >> can't wait. >> first year of hi, i'm dominique wilkins. when you have type 2 diabetes, like me, there's a moment of truth. and with victoza?, a better moment of proof. victoza? lowers my a1c and blood sugar better than the leading branded pill, which didn't get me to my goal. victoza? works with your body to lower blood sugar in three ways-- in the stomach, the liver
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the honey in honey nut cheerios likes to take its sweet time. [sighs] that's why we make them for you. back on "today." adam brody is here. i watched last night on crackle. he's got a new series right now called "start up." this is in the world of finance and crime and bad fathers. >> bad fathers are part of it.
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is digital currency. sort of like bit coin. criminal elements encircle us and drama ensues. >> how do you do your research? >> great question. they gave us a binder with a lot of it's so dense. i'm not going to do a good job here now explaining it at all. i only understand this much. it's a huge concept. i did do some research. i just can't regurgitate it. >> i know i did it. >> everybody is in the game. crackle is -- is seinfeld paying for this? >> he pays for everything. >> he needs to. martin freeman is in this.
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it. newman. this guy is amazing. >> it's fun and serious then. >> look at that. >> martin freeman is amazing. he's so unhinged. like nothing you ever have seen him be before. >> powerful love scenes. we'll leave it there. >> he really does. primarily talking about the love scenes. >> i was talking about your mustache in >> not my first mustache on screen. >> did you struggle? >> look at that. >> i struggled to keep it off. >> that's actually your hair? >> yes. it's my hair. >> how do you think you look there. do you like that look? >> i love it. i tell you the other thing, this is a secret. it does acting for you. if you put on a big mustache, you don't have to do much and
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>> easier research than bit coins. >> it starts the character and it becomes itself. >> have you seen sam elliott without a mustache? >> i have seen him once up in the air he did it. >> once you get a stash you own it. "chips" reboot. you're a detective? >> fbi agent. i'm superior to detective. shooting me throughout the movie accidentally. >> instead of the cheech played by chris pines father, they are going female with chief. great chief. >> very good. great together. >> you don't do social media.
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>> it's too mean. >> are you thinking about getting on? >> maybe. it's not a hard line stance. it's more like it hasn't been a necessity. i'm not that interested. >> don't. stay pure. you're a lucky man. >> i know you want to go to commercial but you can't. i'm losing out on the lexicon so there are acronyms i lose out on. >> we're back after
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in >> not so naft. >> hello, everybody. it booze day tuesday, august 30th. that's ready, set, roll by chase ride. >> he's going to be with us in a little bit. do you have a friend who is wearing two necklaces and they are all tangled up. >> i can't fix it. >> i think you're going the wrong way. >> no. >> all right. >> during commercial break i'll get that for you. >> okay. he is here. come a long way from his tv stint on "survivor."

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