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good morning. breaking news. an air asia jetliner with 162 people on board vanishes as it was flying from indonesia to singapore. agonized families waiting for word. the third major disaster involving a plane from that region in the past year. what happenedhis time? as the year winds to a close, nasty weather across the mid section leads to numerous accidents on the roads. with millions heading home there the holiday, mother nature has ugly surprises in store. not playing games. the hack area group that claims to have helped bring down xbox and play station gaming networks explain why they can it. are more cyber attacks still
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to come? surprise of a lifetime. the woman that showed up at her own wedding without knowing in advance it was happening. we'll show you how her fiance pulled it off today, december 28 2014. this is "today" with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a rockefeller plaza. good morning and welcome to "today" on a sunday hornmorning. i'm lester holt. >> a lot of news breaking overnight. let's get to our top story. disappearance of air asia flight 8501. there were 162 on board the jet, 155 passengers and seven crew members, most of them malaysian. >> according to the air traffic controllers t pilot asked to change course because of stormy
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weather. there were apparently dense storm clouds in the area. >> the plane was lost 42 minutes after take over after darkness falls. there's no sign of the aircraft. the search has been halt added for the fight. >> katie is at the airport where the plane was headed. what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning. of 155 passengers the vast majority were indonesian. it was supposed to get here 12 hours ago but dropped off the radar somewhere over the java sea. this is the third incident with the malaysian based airline this year alone. an emotional scene at the airport in indonesia as families learn the plane carrying their loved ones is missing, lost somewhere over the java sea. i hope for a miracle, and may god save all of them said one friend waiting for news.
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the plane was on its way from surabaya to singapore when the pielot climbed to avoid clouds. there were thunderstorms in the area around the time the aircraft disappeared. this is temperature third incident involving a malaysian air lyle airliner this year. this is bringing back memories of the mh370 that disappeared in march and still missing. that was carrying 239 passengers and crew. men mh 17 traveling from amsterdam to kuala lumpur shot down over the ukraine this summer. today more questions and more heart ache from families who just want to know what happened to their loved ones. >> reporter: there are 47 friends and family here. they're behind this corridor sequester ed from the media. we saw a few a little earlier.
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they were as you imagine very distraught. they're looking for answers, trying to find out what happened. officials know where and when it dropped off radar. that should give a better idea of where it is in the java sea. going on 13 to 14 hours since it's missing and still no sign of the plane. back to you. >> heartbreaking. katie, thanks. mike bettes has been monitoring the weather situation overnight. what was it looking like when the plane vanished. >> there were storms in the area. it's not unusual this time of we're. it's the where southerly and northerly trade winds come together and produce weather. you can see where it took off and expected to land in singapore. the flight track would take it through the thunderstorm areas over the java sea. the problem is we have thunderstorms in that area now. for recovery efforts. we know the piloted ask to change at duty. the storm tops for 50,000 feet.
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we get turbulence all the way to the top of the clouds. even if he was changing elevation, it may have not made a difference what sompt it's an unfortunate situation. they do their best to get around these things. it's an area loaded with thunderstorms today. thanks mike. former ntsb investigator with us now. good to see you. >> good morning lester. >> we see it in the summertime pilots deviating around thunderstorms. what is the danger of a plane crying at cruise level into thunderstorms? >> one of the big issues of these thunderstorms is activity within the thunderstorm. the up and downdraft, potential of hail and icing conditions. those types of winds and gusty wind conditions could compromise the structure of an airplane. creates moderate to severe turbulence in some cases extreme turbulence.
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we saw this in air france 447. if you get into it, you may not be able to maintain control of the airplane. >> you mentioned air france. that was over the ocean outside of radar coverage. this was in full coverage at the time. if it fell from the sky or broke up talking a six mile fall to the ground or sea. wouldn't radar have picked up hits of metal falling? >> well in these dense thunderstorms, you can get the signal. you may not have a good reflective signal of the aircraft structure if broken up. you may have lost electrical signals from the aircraft. the transponder and radio communications were working up until a point. then they lost radio and transponder in this particular instance. that could show an electrical
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problem on the aircraft due or prior to the loss of control or during loss of control. >> weather is the thing we all tend to look at. you as an investigator know you approach these things that any possibility is alive until you rule it out. what could cause a plane to disappear at cruise level from radar? >> the best evidence we have thus far -- we have no real investigative activity taking place until we find the wreckage and get a voice recorder and flight data recorder. from the investigator standpoint it's what kind of weather information did this crew have prior to their departure, what was the flight path planned, and why was it they didn't see this or at least monitor it better flying through this convergence zone? the big issue here is you have a line of thunderstorms, have to have a way out, have to have a plan b if you will.
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it's going to be interesting to see what the crew may or may not have had as far as information to make a decision to outclimb this thunderstorm. talking 50,000 foot activity they should have been able to see a lot on their radar and get help from air traffic control and the airline dispatch folks. that's a big issue to see a what in fact may have been the decision maker for this crew. i don't see anything other than that right now because we don't have a lot of information. it looks like weather is going to be a primary factor that's going to be investigated by the teams from indonesia singapore and malaysia. >> we appreciate your input. thanks so much. a frantic rescue operation. betty has more. >> good morning. a dramatic rescue is underway. 400 passengers and crew are
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trapped a board a burning ferry. rescuers are batting strong winds and heavy seas to get to that boat 50 miles from the island of corfu. a passenger call add saying we're burning and sinking. the ferry was steaming from greece to italy when fire erupted. there's a growing divide between the new york city police force and mayor. tens of thousands of officers gathered for the funeral for the assassinated officer saturday. they turned the their backs when the mayor spoke. we have the somber gathering. >> officer ramos got a sendoff salute to his dedication and community and for his family as well. >> to the ramos family we were all lucky to have rafael.
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>> the vice president echoed in words the evidence from the turnout. colleagues came from country wide marches of support. salt lake city cleveland, boston. >> when an assassins bullet targeted two officers it targeted this city and touched the soul of the entire nation. >> speakers included new york's governor cuomo, police commissioner brat ton who promoted ramos and liu to detective. and bill de blasio who was ignored by some of his own. >> we come here today to mourn and will debate. >> inside the mayor received a warmer reception. his office saying his sole focus is honoring this city. >> you can see in his family, see what kind of parent he was, what kind of husband and son he
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was. >> he was mr. biden said a cop for all the right reasons. nbc news new york. doctors are discussing when they'll okay former george h.w. bush to leave the hospital. his condition is improving. pope john paul ii made a surprising visit. he was seen laying flowers on the grave of the pope he tried to assassinate in 1981. the gesture comes 31 years to the day where the pope forgave him. pope john paul ii was can on xized this year. the famous time square crystal ball is getting fixed up for its moment. it will drop from the flag pole to ring in 2015. a million people are expected to
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pack in new york city streets to see the six ton ball drop as they count down to the new year. hard to believe it's already upon us. >> you'll be there? >> no. i tried that one year. getting down to the ball was a nightmare. there was so many people. >> it looks very cool but probably best on tv. >> there's nowhere to go to the restroom. mike bettes back with a look at the weather on this holiday weekend. things turn south for a lot of us. >> ushering in a new weather pattern. colder air is about to roll in. friends in canada sharing frigid air with us. everything changes in the next couple of days. cold air sinking south bound, goes to the deep south. temperatures we'll experience today. that's 8 diseaseegrees below average.
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cooling conditions, only 36 tomorrow. a cold new year's eve with temperatures dropping onto the 20s. gear this week. >> mike thanks. cyber security in the headlines today. a hacker speaking out this morning claiming to be one of the people that had the attack on sony and microsoft. we have the latest developments from los angeles. good morning. >> good morning lester. play station and xbox seem to be back up and running this
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morning. one of the biggest question behind this would be why would somebody attack those networks? we may have an answer. to the hackers, it's just a game. with a smile and shrug, a man claiming to be one of the hackers that crashed xbox and play station explains motives. this person known only as ryan spoke to sky news from finland. his involvement with the hacking group lizard squad could not be independently confirmed. ryan says it took three people to knock out the popular gaming networks. >> i might have forced a couple of kids to spend their time with their families instead of playing games. >> a sony executive now acknowledges it's a cyber app tack a triggering problems this weekend. saying in a post t video game industry has been experiencing high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and
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online game play. ryan claims gamers should blame the company. >> hacks have been around for quite some time. they went after play station and gone after xbox. they're not new to the game. they love to do what i call pranks. >> it's an unrelated suspected cyber app tack that has north korea recovering after another nationwide internet outage in the country. pyongyang still furious over the release of "the interview" is blaming washington for connectivity problem this is week. they have denied involvement. >>le -- now the white house has more. the administration says it's ugly and disrespectful. now to politics. 2015 is going to be a busy year as the race for president gets in full swing. republicans take over both houses of congress.
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chuck todd is moderator of "meet the press." good morning. let's start with the presidential race. i mentioned it's heating up. what's the first thing you're looking for as far as candidates are concerned? >> how quickly they decide to get in. the shock so far is jeb bush dipped his toe in before anyone else. i don't think anybody would have said the first republican to make a serious move would have been jeb bush unless he was getting out, instead he's getting in. the big question is when does hillary clinton make her candidacy official? she'd love to put it off slons she can. march 1st april 1 can she wait until memorial day? those are the questions. when do you start running? >> this congress was third least productive in history. republicans take both houses of congress. what do you think? will this be more effective? how do you think they'll work
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with president obama? >> we'll find out. the focus is going to be on the senate. the house can pass whatever they want. the senate republican majority while it is a good majority size wise it is not near the 60 votes they need. what does that mean? they need a lot of democrats in order to pass some of these house bills. whatever they get to the president's desk is going to have support from at least a handful of democrats. the question i have is what kind of relationship will the president have with democrats that will be the deciders on this? if he has a 2k3w50dgood one, he won't have to veto many bills. >> stock market is at record levels. does this give the administration a boost of new energy? >> they feel they have a boost of new energy. the president has in some ways ignored the election results. he believes he isn't to blame for problems because he didn't get a chance to campaign and
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defend his record. i think this rising economy is the biggest game changer in 2015. if this economy is truly hitting the accelerator pedal in improvement, it will change politics in washington. a lot could get done. a rise in the president's popularity rating makes him get stronger. it changes the 2016 race. >> what do you coming up next? >> we're going to delve into the topic you've spent time on. obviously this issue between african-americans, law enforcement community and now new york city political leaders and the rank and fall of nypd. it's all a fire storm. bill bratton is at the center of it. >> it's a hot topic. thanks. the blushing bride that had no idea she was after seeing everything, i think this is the one. but let me take one last look. sure. take your time. built-in nav heated seats for mom
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little did she know she was about to get the surprise of her life. brian and christina green couldn't seem to make it to the altar. >> we sat down five or six times. every time we'd get farther, and she'd freak out. >> they had been together for years, even had a daughter together. they found wedding plan too expensive and frustrating. >> a wedding is just a ceremony. the marriage is what's important. that's what i was trying to get to focus on the marriage. >> eventually brian took matters into his own hands with the help of his brother. they convinced christina to dress up in his wedding gown telling her a photographer needed pictures for a project. >> i didn't have a clue. not one clue. >> clueless until she saw her father. he let her in on what was happening. then the flash mob ensued as cameras rolled. dozens of family and friends rushed the scene. then the big moment christina
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took it all in stride. to top it off, it's caught on tape and youtube for all to remember. >> i was blown away. >> i love the surprise on her face. it's priceless. their wedding video has been viewed by 600,000 already on youtube. >> i love it. planning a wedding is stressful. >> hopefully it's everything she wanted. >> that's true. >> i was trying to find the positives. still to come on a sunday edition of "today," the h robot butler, can you shut the shades? oh and could you turn on air conditioning i'm starting to sweat. i'll just do it myself. useless. that's nice. set's the mood.
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"nbc 10 news" starts now. >> good morning. i'm rosemary conners. it's just a few minutes before 8:30. let's check the forecast with meteorologist brittney shipp. brittney? >> good morning. light showers starting to move into parts of our area. going to continue throughout your sunday. mild conditions expected for today. let's take a look outside. a beautiful start to the morning in cape may. mostly cloudy skies, and if we switch you over to our satellite radar, you can see where the light showers are moving in to the i-95 corridor. spotty on and off throughout today. we have more moisture moving in. that's going to last into our overnight hours. rain will linger to the south as well, even into tomorrow morning before 6:00 a.m. 44 degrees in philadelphia. 42 in wilmington. today, our temperatures will push into the low 50s. but a cooling trend is on the way. this morning, a man is in critical condition in the hospital after a hit-and-run in philadelphia's feltonville neighborhood. police are now investigating whether the victim could have been fleeing from an armed robbery that happened earlier in the night.
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at the scene of the hit-and-run on wyoming avenue, police say they found a gun and a mask, which both matched the description given by the robbery victim. according to police, two men armed with guns, one of them wearing a mask held up a pizza delivery worker on nearby tampa street. detectives are looking into the possible connection between these two crime scenes. we'll have another update in about 30 minutes. you can get updates any time on our website nbc10.com. i'm rosemary conners. now back to the "today" show.
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the final sunday of the year december 28 2014. we have friends on the plaza this morning braving the rain. we're happy to be with them.
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thanks for stopping by. we want to look at this morning's top headlines. the hunt is on for air asia jetliner that vanished from indonesia to singapore. 162 on board the air bus 320 jet. nasty weather has caused a string of traffic accidents and more heavy snow in the forecast out west as cold weather sweeps the country. former president george h.w. bush remains hospitalized this morning. he suffered from shortness of breath. doctors are talking about when he might be able to be discharged. since this is the last weekend of the year we're going to spend time looking backing this morning including the top moments in sports from olympics triumphs to legends and turmoil in nfl. george clooney tieing the not. all that and more.
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it's been a lot of fun. we'll share our favorite moments with you. let's begin this half hour with controversy surrounding the tv show "homeland." nbc has been tackling that story. francis has more. >> pakistan is a u.s. alley. after pakistani officials watched all 12 episodes of season four they told one newspaper, this isn't how you should treat your partners. we should warn you, some of the scenes are pretty violent. it's one widespread claim in recent years that award season favorite with a cult like following. show time's "homeland" shows claire danes playing an agent on the front lines on the war of terror. not everyone is a fan.
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pakistani officials blast the latest season that wrapped up last week in comments. according to the paper, pakistani diplomats say the show portrays their country as a hell hole. when they say nothing could be further from the truth. >> americans watch this show and believe what they see on tv. >> also an issue among other thing, a pakistani official calls the idea the intelligence agency is aligned with terrorists absurd. >> it's not the first time foreign officials have criticized the show. last season was called a distortion of the country. >> they try to make it look at real as possible. at end of the day it is a tv show. >> a tv show high on drama and
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spanning controversy as well. >> we reached out to both show time and pakistani embassy to the united states for comment. we did not receive a response. shanielle, back to you. >> francis, thank you. mike bettes has the final look at the weather forecast. we're pretty sure the forecast here is rain. >> holy cow. it's coming down in buckets. follow me. we got great birthdays this morning. want to talk to folks braving the rain including a very special sweet 16. tell us your name. >> i'm maggie from north carolina. >> how you spending your birthday? >> in new york with my mom. >> sorry we couldn't provide better weather for you. let's look at weather across the country. it spreads through the deep south. pockets of rain may disturb travel from boston to new orleans. as the front moves out, the weather should move out and improve by monday. just rain in the southeast. here's how much we're picking
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up. i-20 birmingham to atlanta and eastbound going to be a problem spot. the next snowstorm poised to roll in promising big changes for the country as we head to the brand new year. hi i'm brittney shipp. heading into the rest of this sunday temperatures stay mild above average. between 48 and 52 degrees. a few stray showers on and off throughout the day. wind speeds out of the west, five to ten miles per hour. we are going to see these showers lingering if you live closer to atlantic city cape may, central and southern parts of delaware and your seven-day forecast shows cooling conditions only 46 tomorrow. 37 on tuesday. and a cold new year's eve with temperatures dropping into the 20s. thank you so much. all the way from jamaica to visit. last day in the nfl, last day in the regular season with
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teams fighting tooth and nail to reach the playoffs. 2014 has been a remember memorable one in the sports world for better and for worse. we asked nbc ron mott to take a look back. 2014 started with a big play followed by a big boast. both leading to a big blowout in the super bowl for the seattle seahawks. a championship seemingly won after one play. at the winter olympics in sochi, a missing ring to start things offer. russia found itself way to the top medal heat beating out second place united states. on the ice, new york rangers against the los angeles kings. it was hardly close. kings dominated. >> in men's soccer team usa goalie howard saw his standings
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skyrocket. germany was the last team standing in the world cup. >> to baseball in the big leagues. derek jeter's long farewell began in the spring and concluded on a fall sunday afternoon in boston. >> jeter says good-bye to baseball. >> for the little guys, heat seeking missiles fired at them by this girl -- yes a girl. it turned mo'ne davis into an international sensation. the royals captivated the nation earning their first playoff appearance since 1985. losing in seven games to world series champs san francisco giants and the virtually unhittable pitcher bumgarner. >> in tennis the ball kept bouncing serena williams' way. her third straight u.s. open trophy to 18th t grand slam of
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her career. >> on the hard wood hard lessons about race and redemption. la clippers owner donald sterling was banish ed from the league his team sold after he was reported on tape making what many saw racist remarks including comments about magic johnson. the game's biggest star lebron james returned home to cleveland where his jersey once burned. now a hero again. >> the world of football clash into the real world of domestic violence. >> we have seen all too much of the nfl doing wrong zblcht ray rice adrian peterson marquee names tarnished by actions off the field. on the field t the catch of a lifetime. the new york giants receiver beckham jr. >> that may be the best catch i've ever seen. >> there's always next year. for today, ron mott nbc news new york. >> i felt i was on my sofa at
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a movie that's put the united states and north korea at odds. a reality tv star trying to break the internet and lay can i dids taking center stage in
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the pop world. we show you 2014 has been a year to remember in the world of entertainment. >> we almost never got to see the most talked about movie of the year but in a christmas day surprise sony put "the interview" back on the schedule. still, all year long the gift that kept on giving was the mcconaughey with the oscar, hit show and hollywood star. for matthew mcconaughey this year has been -- >> all right. >> plenty went wrong at the box office a. >> it was a terrible year because there were a lot of bombs. >> hollywood saw the worst summer slump in more than a decade. the super heroes guarding the galaxy saved the day. jennifer laurence made it look easy starring in two of the year's biggest money makers. >> she dazzled at the oscars and elevated herself to a level of
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celebrity fame respect she hadn't had before. >> nude photos hacked after the a cloud hack leaving laurence and others fuming. kim kardashian revealed on purpose in a racy shoot meant to break the internet six months after she married kanye west. the highest profile wedding is a toss up. george clooney tied the knot. brad and angie made it official with kids in france. as hollywood celebrated new beginnings the entertainment world said good-bye to some of the most beloved. phillip hoffman and robin williams died. tributes poured in for joan
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rivers. jimmy fallon had rivers on the first ever "tonight" show after he took over for jay leno. >> i get the hint. >> other stars got fired up with the year's biggest hits. ♪ all about that base ♪ >> hit song no trouble and the queen of them all taylor swift. the first to replace herself at number one on the billboard charts. her new album went platinum in a week. 1989 ending 2014 on a high note mostly. nbc news los angeles. >> here's to 2015. >> look at those things thinking was that this year? >> how good is it to be taylor
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swift? >> she had a great year. >> maybe she'll get married. that would give us something to talk about. let's go to mike bettes in the orange room with our plaza fan of the day. >> thank you. do you recognize this lovely lady from wichita, kansas? it's sheila, shanielle's mom. sheila take it away. >> who says tv is serious business? we'll take a fine walk down memory lane, best of 2014 here on the "today" show. but first -- >> these messages. hey! guess what day it is?? >>hump day! hummmp daaay! it's hump day! >>yeah! >>hey mike! mike mike mike mike mike! >>mike mike mike mike mike. hey! he knows! hey! guess what day it is! hey! camel! guess what day it is! >>it's not even wednesday. let it go, phil. if you're a camel, you put up with this all the time. it's what you do. (sigh) if you want to save fifteen percent
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best. >> we're looking back on "today." good time to come and visit us. sometimes it might be hard to remember when the alarm clock goes off early in the morning. we're among the luckiest in the world to work on this show. >> i can't have believe how much fun we have all had over the past year. take a look. ♪ ♪ >> now i can say i was coached by a gold medal olympian. >> we got dressed up.
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>> you're a natural. look at that. >> now we'll get down with it. okay. and get back up again. >> there's something cool about saying i was skating with two olympians. >> weekend today's biggest fan series. >> tell us why you share our passions. >> baltimore. >> getting everybody pumped up. getting everybody thinking healthy. we're tickled to be part of it. >> we've got mini massages even a brunch. >> you ran in the new york city marathon? >> i did. 50,000 of my closest friends. >> a bike ride food drive all
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in one. >> thanksgiving! >> jenna in one word is awesome. >> she instaigates fun. >> i'm really going to miss her. >> newest member of our family shanielle jones. good morning. >> i'm so happy to be here. >> everyone is welcoming you to the "today" show. >> it's exciting to know you're joining a team where they're friendly welcoming, smart. >> i'm new at this. you may want to keep your
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>> every time a see those, i think i want to work there. >> what a cool place to work. what a gift. >> we want to thank our producer associate producer and editor for putting that all together. >> that was fantastic. >> you're a rock star all the way around. renaissance man. >> not much of a drinker though. any way, we're back right after this.
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that is going to do it for us on this sunday morning, last sunday of 2014. thanks to mike bettes and betty in for this weekend. >> stay tuned for "meet the press." chuck's guests will be bill brat ton talking about police and the public. i'll see you back here tonight for nbc nightly news. have a great sunday everyone.
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"nbc 10 news" starts now. >> right now on "nbc 10 news today," several hours of scanning indonesian waters has turned up no sign of an airasia plane that vanished with 162 people onboard. in a live report we'll explain what's next in the search. a pizza delivery worker is held up at gunpoint. nearby a driver runs down a man in the street and keeps going. now philadelphia police are investigating whether there's a connection between the two crimes. another mild december day on tap, but we won't get a lot of sunshine. here's a live look where it will be mostly cloudy

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