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commander of nato about those on the list. >> this is a very eclectic group of folks, many of whom have reasonable national security credentials. collectively they're going to come at it international affairs with bias toward hard power as opposed to soft power. >> reporter: the list includes three members or former members of congress, sessions, hunter, walker, three retired army generals, kellogg -- he's heading up flynn, and burgess. and two prominent bush administration officials, john bolton and steven hadley, who tells nbc news he is not participating in the transition at this point. >> national security has to be job one because instantly on january 20th, he will be tested. he'll be tested by the russians in the cyberworld. we will see test after test, and they will
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today, president-elect trump is getting vastly more detailed intelligence briefings, and he will be asked to stop using his personal cell phone for security reasons, as barack obama did. but that decision is ultimately up to him, lester. >> cynthia mcfadden, thank you. the election of donald trump has unleashed a backlash in some cities across the country. protesters taking to the streets, including late today in philadelphia. people angry and fearful and with a message. nb has more. >> reporter: this is what police departments are bracing for tonight -- >> no! >> reporter: from coast to coast, thousands of mostly peaceful but angry protesters condemning the president-elect. >> i want to show that he does not speak for me as an american. >> donald trump has got to go! >> reporter: the largest demonstrations are taking place in the biggest cities, outside trump tower in
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shutting down chicago's michigan avenue. in d.c. at american university, students burned the american flag. in l.a., effigies of trump wasn't and torched. >> his ignorance and his prejudice, his racism, it's all going to interfere with how he thinks. >> reporter: outrage being voiced across the country. rallies erupting in kansas city, austin, and nashville. in red states where trump won big. awful message about this country. >> reporter: but here in the rustbelt city of lorain, ohio, trump supporters say they're frustrated, too. >> the working class people who this -- that this country rides on had enough. >> reporter: with protests fueled by social media, police are prepared for trouble in oakland where 7,000 gathered setting 40 fires and hurling firebombs at officers. tonight the divisive
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on the streets of this fractured nation, no sign of moving on. this busy stretch of highway, the 101 which runs right through the heart of downtown los angeles, was shut down by protesters last night. at this hour, protesters are again shutting down the i-10 and nearby freeway. police are standing by at the ready. it could be the start of a long, tense night across the nation. lester? >> all right, miguel almaguer in los angeles, thank you. on the global stage, there are many questions about what trump will have once he takes office. right away, he will be confronted with a number of difficult foreign policy decisions. around the world, he's being received with a mix of anticipation and anxiety. let's get more from nbc's richard engle. >> reporter: president-elect trump is already reaching out to world leaders, including the prime minister of britain who said trump reaffirmed the allies' special relationship. tonight, so many questions about what the incoming commander
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on the fight against isis, he'll immediately be a president at war. a top u.s. commander told nbc news u.s.-backed iraqi troops have only reached the outskirts of mosul, iraq, where isis fighters are putting up resistance so fierce that some at the pentagon are calling it stalingrad. so far trump only providing simple solutions. >> i'd blow up every single inch. there would be nothing left. >> reporter: the trump promised to tear up the nuclear deal the obama administration worked so hard to negotiate. >> to dismantle the disastrous deal with iran. >> reporter: but it's a six-party agreement, also with europe, china, and russia, who are unlikely to agree to follow trump's lead. and finally, israel. >> my friend, congratulations on being elected president of the united states. >> reporter: trump made some big promises to jewish audiences before the elections.
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the eternal capital of the jewish people, jerusalem. >> reporter: but if he keeps that promise, palestinians who also consider jerusalem to be their capital could reignite violence in that powder keg of a city. overseas there is more than just skepticism about mr. trump. just yesterday a german newspaper said that election day was worse for america than 9/11. this is the kind of perception problem in some parts of the world that mr. trump is going to have to thank you. we want to show you this photo. it's hillary clinton after that devastating defeat spotted out on a hike today, seeking some peace and quiet with bill clinton near their home in chap chappaqua, new york. a woman out hiking withl her kids said she bumped into the first couple unexpectedly while they were walking their dogs. hillary clinton smiling for a photo and bill clinton behind the camera. separately, a clinton aide tells nbc news that bill clinton called president-elect
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turning from politics now to pennsylvania where a gunman has ambushed police killing one officer and injuring another. police were responding to a domestic disturbance call when they came under fire. officers forced their way into the home and found the shooter dead from a self-inflicted gunshot and a pregnant woman believed to be his wife also dead at the scene. still ahead here tonight, a consumer warning as the holiday shopping season heats up. what you need to know before downloading any mo s tablet. also, the question that might spark a lot of arguments at the dinner table -- who has the better memory,
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we're back with a consumer warning to anyone with a cell phone or tablet who downloads apps to shop on line. cybersecurity experts say there's been a sudden explosion of fake apps showing up in app stores designed by scammers hoping to steal your credit card or personal information. how can you tell if an app is real or fake? here's nbc's tom costello. >> reporter: just in time for holiday shopping, scammers are suddenly infiltrating the app store posing as legitimate retailers to lure unsuspecting victims into giving up their credit card and personal information. it may appear to be a real app from dillard's, puma, payless, or pandora, but those are just a few of the companies that have already been targeted.
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fake apps launching in the market than ever before. >> reporter: chris mason runs his own legitimate app development company in pittsburgh. >> this is a fake app for the retailer finish line. >> reporter: how do we know it's fake? >> first, you look at the reviews, you see there's no reviews. it was recently posted, that's a red flag. >> reporter: if customers aren't reviewing the app or the reviews are all bad, stay away. more red flags -- bad english or links to other apps from competing retailers. starbucks is considered to have the don't have apps which makes it all the more difficult to figure out what's real and what's not. most of the fake apps are thought to come from scammers in china. >> when there's a void, it's easy for the hackers to write an app. it's the first one that pops up when you search for the store that you think you want to buy at. >> reporter: how do you know if an app is real? experts advise lookinging for lots of customer reviews. the more the better. and go to the retailer's website for the legitimate app
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and removing suspicious apps, but with hundreds of fake apps appearing every week, it's a constant game of whack-a-mole. tom costello, nbc news, bethesda, maryland. one of the biggest signs yet that the holiday season is
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he was once a rising star in the congressman aaron schock has been indicted on 24 criminal counts including fraud and stealing taxpayer money. he came under scrutiny after reports revealed he spent tens of thousands to decorate his office in a style inspired by "downton abbey" and questions were raised about his travel expenses. he resigned in march of last year. who has the better memory, men and women? according to a new study, middle-aged women outperform middle-aged men on all
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but that edge begins to fade as women enter menopause, suggesting a link between lower estrogen levels and memory loss. researchers hope this leads to a clearer picture of who is at a higher risk of alzheimer's. it's only the 10th of november, but it's beginning to look a lot like christmas -- it is here anyway. the rockefeller center christmas tree is on its way. a 94-foot tall, 14-ton norway spruce from a family's yard in new york. it arrives here on saturday, and it's switch. when we come back, if these two can come together to make
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finally tonight, we thought we would end the broadcast where we began -- with the extraordinary scene that unfolded today in the oval office. two political foes putting aside their many differences, at watching. here's harry smith with the message that sent to a divided america. >> reporter: there are moments in our history when we just have to sit back and let it sink in. >> we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeeds, then the country succeeds. >> reporter: here are two men, political adversaries, near mortal enemies, talking about what matters most -- the
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for almost an hour and a half. and it could have, as far as i'm concerned, it could have gone on for a lot longer. we really -- we discussed a lot of different situations, some wonderful and some difficulties. >> reporter: we can only wonder what crossed their minds as the conversation deepened from the perfunctory to the truly important, matters of state. what did each get wrong about the other? the campaign is over. the war of words done. how we succeed together eclipses all that came before. >> mr. president, it was a great honor being with you, and i look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future. >> thank you. >> reporter: deep inside, it's what we all pray for. it is, after all, the american way. harry smith, nbc news, new york. and that will do it for us on this thursday night. i'm lester holt. for all of us at nbc news, thank you for watching, and good
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>> what started small has grown into a major crisis. how watching a episode of the doctors changed his life. >> thank you. >> i didn't know. >> then 911 operator's nightmare. >> you heard this woman. >> plus a break through treatment to beat an impossible cancer. >> it's a miracle. >> the faints at the sight of real blood? plus the food additive that could cause cancer. that's today. >> welcome, everyone, to the show. joining us today is dr. anita landry. hello. we will get right to it there is a trend alert out there.
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glamorous eye lashes. we are putting it to the test today. joining us back stage is candace with beverly hills lashes. what are you doing? >> people have heard about a lash perm. this curls the tips of your lashes. this lifts from the base of the lashes. this lasts 6 to 8 weeks maybe 12 weeks depending on the person. we are here with lisa and amanda. lay down. putting on the soothing gel pad on the lower lashes. the lower lashes need to be covered so they don't get in the way. the second thing we will do is we choose a silicon pad to use. the purpose is to see how long the lashes are and how much we want them lifted. from there we put the treatment on. then a conditioning treatment and we're done from there. >> it seems like a pretty quick
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later in the show. >> yes. >> so, we're excited to put this to the test is. this something you're excited about? >> i'm very excited. ya, i want to saoefrplt. >> how about you, big boy. >> heck ya. [laughing] >> it could be just what you're looking for. >> if i do it, you're doing. just kidding. this next topic bothers me so much. if it's an emergency you should be able to trust the 911 many people in the houston area. >> in an emergency situation time is critical. often the first person to jump into action is the 911 dispatcher. when one houston dispatcher chose to hang up on a caller because she didn't want to talk to anyone she found herself facing criminal charges. according to documents filed this operator was involved with thousands of calls lasting less than to seconds between
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reporting a armed robbery in a convenience store was hung up on twice before connecting with a different operator. by the time the officer arrived the store manager was shot and killed. the dispatcher faces faces two misdemeanor charges with interference with emergency telephone calling. >> the reason i'm so troubled by this, think we think of 911 as a last >> peoples lives are at stake. time is of the essence. taking the call seriously and handling them properly. >> this is someone clearly who didn't take her job seriously. was not meant to be on the front lines. i have to give a shout out to 91911 operators out there. i have spent time in my emergency training even at the 911 facility.
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work and going about their jobs it's important when you make that 911 call usually something scary is occurring and you're filled with anxiety. the 911 operator is getting resources deployed but they're also your first point of contact. a good 911 operator can help you deal with a situation until he help arrives. i wouldn't be okay. even if she said what is your address, cool. she wasn't a goo with human inter action skills it would be forgivable. for being responsible and this person who died in the con sraoebt store that death could of been prevented. >> she wasn't doing her job at all. you say the job could of been done well. i think most people who take the 911 calls are excellent. this is the first story i have heard of someone having problems.?i think most are prof. >> usually --
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>> -- usually we make fun of people making 911 calls in fast food and my burger isn't well done. there is abuse from the caller side. this is the first i have heard from the operator side. hopefully it's few and far between. >> don't you think there had to be other clues. i don't think she was a well rounded nice person that was normal in all other aspects of her life and at the work place and then do this. there had to things going on in her life. >> i don't know how the call logs work. you think if you hang up quickly on one person there is another call coming. if you were still on the line trying to help someone. sometimes the calls last for minutes on end. you know, you are avoiding the next call. i don't know if it was purely driven from i don't want to do work. it's interesting here. >> she may of been overworked
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>> maybe -- >> she is the only one taking the calls. >> you're a very kind man, drew. >> are you, dry. >> let's talk about something that is good. this is using social media. instagram is taking things into their own hands to developing tools to protect users against potential self harm. it's rolling out a new to make the social media platform a saver place. there is a chance this could save lives. if you see a person post about self harm you can anonymously report it. they may get a message saying someone saw a post, are you going through a difficult time. do you need support? we would like to help? there are options through the app including a help line. it all varies by location.
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talk to or other support groups. it's really interesting thought process. i do want to bring psychotherapist mike dowe into the conversation. as a therapist you deal with people often times going through difficult circumstances. this could be a revolutionary way to use social media. is this a good idea or do you think there is a danger of abuse? >> i think it's fantastic somewhere. >> i thought that too. >> the adolce adults i deal w there is often a cry for help. parents are like, my teen is being a teenager. many don't cry out or talk to parents about it, but they do use social media to hint at things. whether it's self mutilation, eating disorder, there is usually something said to somebody. are you creating a funnel, right. we help people and correct it.
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it. in this case it's better safe than sorry. >> i agree with you. [ applause ] >> a cry for help, you have to assume it's for real. >> that's what we do in mental health. if someone has a suicide attempt or saying over and over again every time someone says "i am going to kill myself and have a plan" we act as if they're acting on it. if someone s times that's a cry for help. they need help. >> i love how instagram realized how powerful of a tool they are. they worked with mental health experts seth this up to get the help they need. when we talk about illnesses and the type of mental health problems that may benefit from this, everything from depression, anxiety, maybe not all the way to suicide.
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to use apps like this? >> think . so especially when it is about low self worth, right. it's not in- patient or anorexia or depression. maybe it's someone struggle with social anxiety. that's common with adults and teens. think we can use it even when a mental health professional is not neededt self-esteem. >> we hope people don't take the low road and people put them down and bully them. >> technology can block those people too. that is great too. >> isn't that a big problem with the advent of social media. it's easier to feel bully than support. this, i think, it does change the game. i'm curious, in your opinion, if this works for instagram there

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