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start, but a gorgeous afternoon. >> the "today" show is up next. local updates in 25 minutes. >> you can get the nbc app, a free euan load, check it out. have a great day. good morning. reversing course. hillary clinton makes a break from the president, opposing the deal with asia she once supported. >> i don't believe it's going to meet the high bar i have set. >> is clinton feeling the pressure from bernie sanders, and did the vice president take a swipe at her? >> if i don't move, i'll be demoted to secretary of state or something like that. that's a joke. >> the latest on the democrat's race, live from washington. fiery scene. a tanker swerves off the new jersey turnpike, flips over a guardrail and explodes. the road shut down for hours. this morning, the passers by wh tried to rescue the driver, speaking out. a teenager escaping from a
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car. police believe she was taken against her will. will this surveillance video help police track down the abductor? "people" gets political. the magazine known for its celebrity scoops and red carpet fashion wades into one of the most controversial issues in america. is the magazine taking sides? today, thursday, october 8th, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. we have willie in for matt. >> you have hillary clinton on some issues having the run against the record of the president. >> that's the team of riflevals >> it's our top story this morning. hillary clinton's tough talk, as she breaks from president obama on his trade deal with asia.
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this is a move critics are calling a flip-flop on her part. nbc's andrea mitchell has more on all of it. good morning to you. >> good morning to you, savannah. excuse me, savannah. this is the biggest split yet. the biggest split from the -- excuse me -- from president obama, on one of the critical priorities. an issue guaranteed to win the support of a key group. she's also unveiling new proposals to tighten regulations on wall street. >> reporter: with the nomination in the balance, what happened to the team of rivals? president obama's former secretary of state has opposed his high priority treaty with asia, even before she read it. >> what i know about it as of today, i am not in favor of what i have learned about it. i don't have the details.
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i don't believe it's going to meet the high bar i have set. >> reporter: republicans immediately cried flip-flop. as secretary, clinton called it the gold standard in trade agreements, though before the details were negotiated. the move neutralizes bernie sanders. >> i'm glad she reached that conclusion. this is a conclusion that i reached from day one. >> reporter: it puts joe biden on the spot. if he runs, he'll have to choose between organized labor and the president. the trade decision is clinton's most dramatic break from obama. the list includes coming out against the keystone pipeline, going beyond the president on gun laws, and criticizing the white house for deporting so many undocumented immigrants. as joe biden weighs whether to run, there is a criticism of an ad due to run next week. >> by focusing on my sons, i found my decision.
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>> am i alone on finding this tasteless? it's powerful but exemplploempe. >> i worked for beau for a long time and never would have approved an ad i thought was problematic. >> reporter: with the world waiting for his decision, the vice president yojoke ed about overstaying his welcome. >> if i don't move, i'll be demoted to secretary of state or something like that. that's a joke. that's a joke. >> quite a joke. with time running short for biden to decide whether to run, clinton said her team is already doing opposition research on him, or any connection to her attacks on bernie sanders. today, her regulations will position her to the left to better compete with sanders. >> thank you very much. u.s. officials on high alert this morning, keeping a close eye on a developing situation
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overseas. after russia fired more than two dozen cemissiles into syria. richard engel has more. >> reporter: the syrian government, which has been losing ground to rebels and islamic groups, has launched a major ground offensive. the syrian chief of staff said it had the full support of moscow. launching 26 missiles to back up its ally, bashar al assad, russia is showing off its military might. the missiles were launched on wednesday, 900 miles from their targets in syria. if it was tense, president vladimir putin didn't show it. he was celebrating his 63rd birthday on skates, scoring russian officials say, seven goals. then who is going to stop putin, especially on his birthday? nato meeting today is especially
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concerned about russian incursions into turkish air space. >> in syria, we have seen a troubling escalation of russian military activities. this is particularly relevant in the view of the recent violations of nato's air space by russian aircraft. >> reporter: no one in the west is ready to turn syria into a clash of superpowers. already, at least once, american aircraft had to divert off course over syria to avoid contra contact with russian aircraft. there have been meetings, where russia secretly filmed and aired on a propaganda channel. russia isn't just supporting a regime the u.s. is opposed to it, it's bragging about it. russia is increasingly aggressive, another chapter in the already very tense relationship between vladimir putin and president obama. >> escalating situation.
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i must say, suspect defense in the hockey game. thanks so much. now to devastating news. for families of the 33 crew members of the cargo ship el faro, the coast guard suspended the search for survivors, doubtful that anyone was able to make it through hurricane joaquin. kristen dahlgren is in jacksonville with an update. >> reporter: good morning. so many people here had been holding out hope for a miracle. some of the families have headed home. two mothers said they'd be bringing with them a small jar of seawater. all they have left of their children. for the families of the el faro's crew. >> it's the worst ending we could have ever imagined. >> reporter: the coast guard suspending its search for the 33 men and women on board. today, remembered as fathers, daughters, brothers and sons. jackie jones jr. was supposed to retire next year. his father isn't ready to give up the search. >> six days?
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come on. too early. >> reporter: the coast guard believes the el faro sank 15,000 feet below the last known position. after finding one body along with debris and a badly damaged lifeboat, concluded no onevived at sea. >> i want the families to know how committed we were to finding their loved ones. to finding our fellow professional mariners. >> reporter: the ntsb is investigating how the 790 foot cargo ship lost propulsion. equipment is being brought in to try to locate the voyage recorder. >> there is a voice a data recorder. we'd be able to hear the conversations that took place, in helping us determine what happened and why the decisions were made. >> reporter: the shipping company has insisted the storm forecast intensified and shifted after el faro set sail. the owner is now refusing to
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answer questions. while the families begin the painful process of saying good-bye. >> i'll never see my son again. have nothing but memories and pictures. i'll never see him again. >> reporter: the company insists it will take care of the families and cooperate with the ntsb investigation, saying, there is a lot to learn from the investigati investigation. savannah and willie? >> heartbreak. thank you. more worry in south carolina. officials warning that flooding is still a major concern, even though the rain stopped two days ago. kerry sanders is back in columbia, south carolina, for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. a few days ago, the water was over this bridge. now, it's flowing, following gravity, as it heads downhill. it's heading toward the coast, where folks who live there are in jeopardy. this morning, the south carolina coast is back in the bull's eye. battered beach communities
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already have seen the damage caused by almost 22 inches of rain and now preparing for record amounts of flood water, flowing from the interior down to the ocean. >> we want you to understand that we've got another wave coming that we just need to be careful of. >> reporter: officials say 62 dams around columbia are still at risk, but the national guard has been dropping sandbags the size of bolders into tulders to the water. homeowners are relieved. >> i feel like this is going to be managed from here on out. >> reporter: as the waters recede, stories of heroism and bravery are surfacing. >> i went down in the water. >> reporter: clara and her grandson clung to a cross after her car skidded into a ditch near a church. he took this video, and they waited five hours until rescuers finally pulled them to safety. the national guard is now deployed more troops in the impacted areas. 5,000 are expected to be
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deployed into those areas by friday. in the meantime, 17 of south carolina's 46 counties are now declared national disasters, which means the victims can get some federal aid. willie? savann savannah? >> kerry sanders, thank you. we are learning more from oregon, the details about what first officers on the scene of last week's community college shooting were facing. the d.a. said police sergeant and detective were justified in using force when they ran toward snyder hall and shot mercer, firing at them. >> the officers hit the shooter, forcing him to take cover. that's where he later committed suicide. the gunman didn't injury additional students once they arrived on the scene. the officers were in plain clothes and not wearing bullet proof vests. today, they're being hailed as heros. >> these men saved lives that
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day. >> in the meantime, chris mintz, one of the victims, is hailed as a hero. he was shot seven times while trying to save other students. he was able to leave the hospital last night. >> veteran of the united states military, stepping in once again, as we've seen so many times. there are tough questions likely today, as the american chief heads to washington. tamron is here with us. >> good morning. the head of joex wvolkswagen's american business is in the hot seat at capitol hill. he faces tough questions on the volkswagen emissions scandal. the controversial surrounds up to 11 million vehicles equipped with software used to cheat on u.s. emissionshearing will explt means for consumers. president obama apologized on wednesday for the deadly american air strike on a hospital in afghanistan. the president spoke by telephone with doctors without borders international president to
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apologize and express his condolences. despite the gesture, doctors without borders are not dropping their demand for the attack to be investigated as a possible war crime. house republicans gather to choose their candidate for speaker of the house. kevin mccarthy of california, railroad the front runner, currently serves as house majority leader. more conservative members are pushing florida's daniel memb webster. jason chaffetz is also running. the vote will take place on october 29th. dashboard camera caught a fiery crash on wednesday when a tanker truck flipped over a guardrail on the new jersey turnpike and burst into flames. >> felt like i was starting to burn my arm and my leg. just being as close as i was. >> reporter: a thick black cloud of smoke rose from the new jersey turnpike wednesday afternoon, as kevin howard tried to save the man tried inside the
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burning tanker truck. >> i wanted to get the guy out, but you know, being a tanker and as big as the explosion was, i mean, you can see where i got is as close as you could get. >> reporter: the dashboard camera on howard's truck caught the whole accident on tape. he says a pile of mattresses on top of a van broke loose, and vehicles swerved to avoid them, including the truck's driver, before nearly missing a small suv and flipping over a guardrail. the truck burst into flames, the scene visible from new york city. howard tried to run to the driver's aid, but the heat from the fire was too intense. >> i got a good look at the cab, and whatever -- whatever was left was already gone. >> reporter: police later pronounced the driver dead at the scene. he's not been identified, but howard believes he's a hero. >> whether he intended to or not, he saved those people in
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front of him's life. you know, he gave up his own. >> terrifying to watch. thankfully, there were no other reports of injuries. absolutely frightening. newly released video shows a 17-year-old girl rolls outs of a moving car. now, police in connecticut are hoping the video will help them catch the suspected abductor. it happened monday in bridgeport. you can actually see a four-door sedan driving, when the back right car door opens, and a female tumbles out of the car. the 17-year-old girl was not injured. she says she was walking to school when the driver of the toyota lured her into the vehicle and then attacked her. the victim bailed out when she got that chance. it's unknown if the teenager knew her attacker. firefighters pulled off a dramatic rescue in houston on wednesday after a worker was left dangling from a bridge over a canal.
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the man was in a harness. rescue crews opened a manhole on the bridge's roadway and lifted the man to safety. no word on how he got there to begin. on a much lighter note, who are you rooting for? the cubs are moving on to the next round of the playoffs after a big win over pittsburgh in the national league wild card game that had plenty of fireworks. schwarber hits a two-run homer to give the cubs a 3-0 lead. the drama came in the seventh, when watson hit chicago's pitcher with the ball. lots of pushing and shoving, choice words. the cubs win it, 4-0. thousands of fans. this is the happy part. gathered outside of wrigley field in chicago to celebrate the win. they'll play the cards. you know the curses of billy goats. you know what chicago has been
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going through. i know we don't like to pick teams because we love all teams. >> what are you talking about? you're constantly picking the dallas cowboys. >> it's in my blood. >> do you have a policy change? >> just now. the chicago cubs, this could be incredible for the city and that team. and get rid of the curse. >> 107 years. it's time. it's time. >> throw them a bone. come on, chicago. >> don't go to pittsburgh any time soon, okay? >> i love it. great food. >> thank you so much. al, what's it looking like outside? >> unfortunately, we have a change in the weather coming that is going to affect our friends in the southeast, specifically, the carolinas. here's this front right now, coming through minnesota, bringing showers and thunderstorms ahead of it into wisconsin. you're going to watch the progression. it brings some showers pushing through. it'll also bring cooler air. by friday, it makes its way to the northeast and upstate new york. by friday, it's pushing into the carolinas. saturday, more showers and thunderstorms may develop right
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on into saturday night. rainfall amounts, unfortunately, we could be seeing up to an inch of rain in some of the affected areas, where the dams have already been weakened or breached. could be an inch between columbia, augusta, charleston. we'll continue to watch this closely. we'll get to your it's a long day and sometimes, an even longer night. helping with homework before doing your own. and you may think no one notices... but she does. she sees more than "mom," she sees determination. we do too. for nearly 40 years, we've designed an education for people just like you. learn more at >> i'm meteorologist bill henley.
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mostly sunny skies. nice and comfortable. low humidity. temperatures back into the 70s. tomorrow, though, warmer, ahead of showers and thunderstorms. we'll hit 80 degrees, late afternoon and evening hours, we'll be clearing out for the weekend. cooler saturday, sunday, 70 degrees, warmer, monday afternoon up to 75. have a great day. >> that is your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. getting a lot of reaction online this morning to rupert murdoch's tweet about president obama. >> media mobile is a top trend on twitter, drawing criticism over this post. he writes, ben and candy carson terrific. what about a real black president who can properly address the racial divide? and much else. the 84-year-old billionaire has been vocal about his support for ben carson, but his choice of words here immediately sparked social media backlash. look at this. harry shearer says, can you
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please regularly advise black americans on which of them is "real," so they'll be free of doubt? star jones. the day i start allowing rupert murdoch to define what it means to be black is the day i turn in my black card. mar mary garden. ben carson is a real black and president obama is not? can i be your real editor? >> sheinelle, thank you very much. coming up, the controversy brewing over comments made about a female baseball announcement. why a popular radio host is off the air for what he is saying about her. after winning a $300 million jackpot, a factory worker in michigan might be saying, now what? lessons from form irwiners er what? lessons from form irwiners e w
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do i get around that? you can go in here, squeeze on by. if you do want to get on the highway, you can take the boulevard and climb back on to 95. it turned green beyond that point, chris. let's check your first alert forecast for this thursday. bill. >> chris, we're looking at blue skies for most of the day, a few scattered clouds right now. enough sunshine to warm temperatures from the 40s and 50s into the 70s later on. now 58 in philadelphia. allentown, mount holly in the 40s to start w. along with mount pocono. look at that view from center city. 69 degrees, by lunchtime up to 73 at 3:00. we'll be back if 25 minutes with another update. you can always get the latest news and weather, follow that crash on i-through the nbc 10 news app. have a great thursday.
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7:30 on this thursday morning, 8th of october, 2015. it's a pretty fall day here in rockefeller plaza. thank you for starting your morning with us. >> let's see what's making headlines this morning. hillary clinton made a break with the white house, saying she opposes the new pacific trade deal between the u.s. and 11 other nations. as secretary of state, clinton supported the deal. >> president obama called the head of doctors without borders to personally apologize for the u.s. bombing of its hospital in afghanistan. at least 22 patients and staff were killed in that attack six days ago. the coast guard has stopped searching for survivors from the cargo ship that sank off the a bahamas during hurricane
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joaquin. 33 crew members were on board. coming up, the newest power ba powerball winner already gave up her day job. maybe she can learn how other winners before her spent their money. if you pick up "people" magazine, you'll notice a different headline. they have a call to action of sorts. stephanie gosk has more on that story. >> good morning. the mass shooting as an oregon community college last week has reignited the debate over one of the most contentious policy issues of our generation, gun violence. president obama will travel there on friday to visit with families of the victims. the trip has angered locals, who say obama is using his visit to gain support for his gun control agenda. now, "people" launched itself into the debate, as well. >> reporter: "people" magazine has a message for the people, rise up, reach out and tell
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congress to do something. >> one thing is very, very clear, and that is as a country, we are not doing enough about gun violence. >> reporter: "people" posted and published the contact information for all 535 voting members of the senate and the house, along with this fact. over 10,000 people have been killed this year alone by guns. the editor says the idea was inspired by president obama's speech following the shooting in roseburg, oregon. >> somehow, this has become routine. >> i was watching president obama give his speech, and when he got up to speech, i rolled my eyes and i thought, oh, here he is again. there has been nothing done about the last mass shooting. >> reporter: he says this is not about an agenda. >> i think any time you try to start a conversation, some people take it as, you want to take away my guns, or you want to take away my liberties. i was careful not to take a side. >> reporter: the sides are well
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staked out. echoed over and over on the campaign trail this week. >> the idea that you need more guns to stop people who are committing mass shootings is not only illogical but offensive. >> name a case where gun rights being restricted out of washington would have changed the course of any of the cases. >> reporter: he's tired of the rhetoric. >> let's hold our representative's feet to the fire and let them know these routine responses are just not going to cut it anymore. >> reporter: like it or not, "people"'s call to action has thrown the magazine into the political fray. on social media, there was vows to cancel subscriptions. proof when it comes to guns, everything is political. >> inaction on capitol hill after a mass shooting is what many expect. "people" magazine's editor is hoping to move the needle, but will voter outcry will loud enough to overcome political
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reality? >> thank you very much. now a story getting buzz. after jessica mendoza was the first female to call a major league baseball game. this morning, an atlanta radio host is apologizing for remarks he made about her. she's a gold medalist, one of the best to play, one man is not ready to hear her call a game. this morning, mike bell is in hot water for his tweeted comments about espn's jessica m mendoza. she was calling the game against the yankees and the astros. bell, making a reference to a sexist comment used in the 2004 film "anchorman." >> you're watching ron burgundy and [ bleep ] mcgee. >> a male-dominated 1970s television broadcast culture sent a tweet, yes, tell us, t
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mcgee, when you're up there hitting a softball, do you see 90 miles per hour cutters? he said, you guys are telling me there isn't a more qualified baseball player espn can use than a softball player? give me a great. the falcons expressed their beliefs. embarrassed by mike bell's comments. given he's on our flagship station. disappointing. by wednesday, his radio station has suspended him. he released a statement saying, in part, i want to take this opportunity say to jessica what i said was dumb and hurtful, and i apologize for putting that garbage on twitter. there's no place for that kind of stuff on our show. this has been a real eye-opening experience. mendoza, 34, a former softball outfielder, won gold and silver medals for the u.s. team at the athens and beijing olympics. after working up through the espn ranks, she began in
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"baseball tonight" in 2013 and was in the broadcast booth this year, becoming the first female analyst in history. the length of bell's suspension hasn't been specified. espn said jessica has made terrific contributions and carries herself with class on and off camera. she's received an overwhelmingly positive response for her work. she played four years at stanford, all american. she knows her stuff. get a check of the weather now from al. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by capital one. switch to the venture card from capital one and earn unlimited double miles. you can use on any airline, any time. >> we're going to start to see a little fall coming on ahead of the front. chicago, up to 78. kansas city, 85. behind it, market, 54, a four
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degree drop from average. friday, everybody in the upper 50s, low 60s. ahead of the front, it's summertime. rich richmond, 82. new york city will be in the upper 70s. saturday, we're all in the fall. 65 in new york city. 65, washington. 64 in raleigh. cleveland, you're four below average with a temperature of 61 by saturday. >> good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. another beautiful day ahead. you will need your sunglass, mostly sunny skies, low humidity, temperatures back into the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow, though, it will be warmer ahead of showers and thunderstorms. we'll hit 80 degrees, storms coming through thursday late afternoon hours, clearing out. a cooler saturday, look at sunday, 70 degrees. it's warmer monday afternoon, up to 75. have a great day.
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back now. 7:42. did we not fall in love with the lady? she won over $300 million in the powerball jackpot, and her life in a moment suddenly changed. >> with the good does come bad oftentimes. how does she cope with a big win? we asked previous winners to give her advice. here's jacob rascon. >> reporter: when asked if she would keep her job as a supervisor at a local factory, julie leach didn't hesitant. >> i quit, automatically. i was done. >> reporter: history shows there's no guarantee what happens next. jack whittaker took home $315 million but lost most to thieves, gambling and lawsuits. william posted along the instant multi-millionaires who would eventually declare bankruptcy. another ended up in prison. willie says hitting the $450
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million jackpot was the worth thing that ever happened to him. >> heard about people who have done bad things and done -- gone off the deep end, but we're determined not to do that. >> reporter: mary and brian, who won $202 million are proof the lottery isn't always unlucky. they built the only grocery store in their city in iowa and a football stadium at the local high school. >> no one treats us that much differently. >> reporter: this family and other survivors, like former nbc employee, jackie. >> sometimes i do wish for the simplicity of life before the lottery. >> reporter: and seven-time winner richard. >> don't let your spending part of it become an addiction. >> reporter: i'll say, beyond a team of financial advisers, what saved them were sound financial practices everyone can follow. pay off debt first, use a savings account and have a plan.
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julie leach says she's ready. >> i don't want it to be a curse. i want it to be a blessing. >> reporter: determined not to learn the hard way that even $310 million can't buy you happiness. for "today," jacob rascon, nbc news. >> little happiness there. >> looks happy there. >> yeah. >> looks happy this morning. coming up, stars that are just like us. what julianne moore is saying about how she handles the bad hair days. why you could be spending a lot more this year to keep things scary. first, these messages.
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. baking news, an accident on 95 northbound in bucks county continues to back up traffic during the morning rush. let's go to jessica boyington for details. >> we're looking behind me, a video from sky force 10 over the top of this accident on 95. you can see earlier, we had one lane getting by, creating this massive backup on 95 northbound. we will go over to our cameras. i can tell you what is happening now, food news, literally ten second ago. all lanes are back opened. we are dealing with this 91 minute drive north bound from the vine to wood haven road. you will sit for quite some time. you need an alternate. you can see all the red on 95. otherwise, you can get on the boulevard and hop on 95 that
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way. >> let's get your first alert forecast with bill henley. >> temperatures are moving up, slowly, surely. we are in the 50s at this hour, a live view from center city. 60 degrees, just updated. the wind is calm. it will stay light during the day. 49 in doylestown, 51 in wrights town, wilmington is 55 degrees. stand by for another beautiful day today, lunchtime near 70. 73 this afternoon at 3:00. as of today, pennsylvania has been without a bug for 100 days. house republicans yesterday voted down governor wolf's latest proposal. later this morning, we expect to get an impact this budget impasse is having on education. we will hear from state for vincent hughes. he will talk about the impact to education. we'll have another update for you in 25 minute. you can always get the latest news and weather through the nbc
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, the great pumpkin price surge. why your biggest scare may be when you reach for your wallet. plus, life, love and the haircut heard around the world. >> you're happy with the hairgate behind you? >> it's never behind me. >> ""felicity" cast reunites. >> it's about falling in love at a certain time in your life. >> we didn't know how good the show was. hollywood legend julie andrews joins us today, thursday, october 8th, 2015.
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>> shotout to our friends and family in mississippi. >> stay strong, south carolina. >> portland, oregon, celebrating my 24th birthday. go blazers! >> 40 years. >> oklahoma is okay! ♪ i can't calm down ♪ never want to give up >> good morning, everybody. it is thursday, october 8th, 2015. pretty day on our plaza. we've got al here. we have willie in for matt. we have wrangler by your feet. ms. sheinelle jones here. we are excited to have you along. >> we also have, for my money, the funniest guy going, billy eichner, from "billy on the street." screaming at people on the streets. it's one of the funniest things going. we'll talk to him in a moment. >> looking forward to that.
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also, legend in the house. julie andrews is here. we'll check in with her and her daughter about their newest children's book. for the moment. tamron has our top stories. >> hillary clinton made her most dramatic break yet from her former boss. she's come out against president obama's new pacific trade treaty. that could win support from labor unions who say the deal will cost american jobs. clinton's democratic opponent bernie sanders already opposed the deal. republicans accuse clinton of flip-flopping. she had supported the treaty as secretary of state. clinton says that was before the details were finalized. nato defense ministers are discussing a troubling escalation of russia's role in syria. a major ground offensive have been launched against anti-government rebels. turkey says russian war planes have been violating its air space. moscow insists the air strikes are targeting isis and not the
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forces trying to to believe its allies. syrian president, bashar al ass assad. the coast guard suspended its search for the el faro. it was heading from florida to puerto rico with 33 men and women on board. officials believe it went down in hurricane joaquin and it's 15,000 feet under the surface. debris and one body has been found. search teams will now try to locate the ship's data recorder, which should give off electronic pings until the end of the month. residents of the south carolina coast are bracing for a new round of flooding, even as they add up the damage caused by nearly two feet of rain last week. the death toll has climbed to 17 people. now, water that fell on interior parts of the state is flowing down toward the sea. it's raising river levels and putting added pressure on dams. a politician is on bail after caught on camera
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apparently attacking a reporter. the reporter asked, don't the alabama city commissioner, will he resign? he shoves a reporter and scratches him on the face, drawing blood. the commissioner was charged with misdemeanor assault. keep your eye on the ball. during this crazy youth league football game, one team kicks off. the ball only goes three yards before it hits the ground and spins backwards. no one seems to know what to do next, except for one other player on the receiving team, who took the ball and runs 45 yards for the td. there you go. never stop running. that's got to be some lesson somewhere. savannah and willie? >> thank you so much. halloween is just over three weeks away. we have scary news. turns out celebrating this year could cost more than it has in the past. sheinelle has more. >> we all know costumes can be
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expensive, but who thought pu pumpkins could break the bank? >> your biggest scare this halloween may be to your wallet. >> trick or treat. >> happy halloween. >> with kids, parents, even pets getting into the spirit. the spooky start of the season comes with a high price tag, thanks to rising costs of candy, costumes and especially those fall must-haves, pumpkins. >> it's not enough to buy a bag of candy and answer the door. it's become a much bigger deal. >> reporter: according to experts at bank rate, a kid's costume, two bags of candy for trick or treaters, a pumpkin and decorations will set the average american back $156 this year. the biggest jump in cost coming from your jack-o-lantern. record rainfall hitting key crops in illinois means lower supply and higher prices, up 21% this year. even worse news for canned pumpkin, there's concern that will be in short supply for the
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whole holiday season. if you want to carve a jack jack-o-lantern for halloween or make pumpkin pie, head to the stores now. with the rising costs, how can consumers cut back? >> if you shop around for things like candy, you can save considerably. a 40 ounce bag of chocolates was $3 more expensive in some stores than in others. >> reporter: cutting costs is crucial, because while trick or treating might be the first holiday tradition this time of year, there's a long line of ones to follow. >> the downside in going all in on halloween is that this is just the first of a long holiday season. >> they also suggest buying medium sized pumpkins, which are the best bargain, and can save you money buying them at the supermarket instead of the pumpkin patch. >> the pumpkin patch is so much fun. >> if you're saving money, go to the store.
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>> we can buy little ones and paint them. different ways to go with that. >> i buy candy. we don't get the trick or treaters and then i eat the candy. coming up, is it really possible to get gourmet food from a dorm room? a student chef whose restaurant of sorts has been booked for months. why daniel craig says he needs to wait before thinking about whether he'll play james bond ever again. team ben? what about the haircut? we'll talk to the cast of "felicity" reuniting after the show went off ♪ maria? ♪ there are thousands of ways into the complex health care system. and choosing unitedhealthcare can help make it simpler with our 24/7 nurseline.
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he's booked until christmas. he cooks all the meals in a suite he shares with three roommates. on the menu, lamp chops. >> wow. >> look at that. everybody is loving it. how does he afford to have that? >> the kids pay. $20. >> he does it in the dorm kitchen. >> $10. >> he makes money. >> is it just for the students or can creeps like us go to a dorm room for dinner? >> yeah. >> takes some random folks. >> okay. i love that. >> also trending, the secret apparently to longevity. the key to the fountain of youth may be on your breakfast table. bacon. al roker called this years ago. meet souuzannsuzanne jones.
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he she's the oldest living person. she eats bacon every day and snacks on it throughout the day. >> amazing. >> we've heard this from oldest living americans. richard, 109 years old, drinks whiskey and smokes multiple cigars a day. >> interesting. we put bacon on the table. where are the whiskey and cigars? >> al, you should start with passing to the left. enjoy. >> of course. >> passing around bacon. a lot of bacon, wasn't that the diet? >> i'm going all in on that. >> atkins diet, a lot of meat. >> do you like your bacon crispy? >> crispy. >> got to be crispy. >> just like this. >> me, too. >> you don't like it wiggly? >> this is good bacon. >> we're going to live forever, guys. >> exactly. >> cheers. >> bacon, we're gonna live forever. >> we're clearly so happy. >> go ahead, savannah. >> is there anything more
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telling about you than your google search history? >> i don't think so. >> jimmy fallon sent one of his writers on to the streets and asked people their search histories. found interesting results. >> we have cat puke cleanup. geez, i got a cat named wilma who puked every morning. we're always trying to figure out the best way to clean up the puke on our white carpet. >> you did a search for google? >> yes. >> if you do a google search for google, where does it take you? >> back to google again. >> is it legal to eat pigeons in new york city? is it legal to catch pigeons in new york city? pigeon recipes. >> he noticed all the pigeons in new york and was curious. >> isn't that what we all do sometimes? >> yeah. >> that's why it's revealing. if you want to look up your search history, go to and put the cursor in the blank space.
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it pulls up what you've searched. what do you have? >> this is how lame my life is. i was on amazon looking for ink jet printer ink. isn't that exciting? rock star life i lead. al in? >> my last one was a halloween costumes for captain america. that's what nick wants to go as. >> do you remember michelle branch? i love her and i wondered hand -- what happened to her. >> what happened in? >> i don't know. i got lots of music though. >> better not be justin bieber. >> it is not. >> she already has that on her phone. >> it is the nose ring, because i want a nose ring. designer discount clothing. >> what else, if you go one farther down? >> savannah? >> this is like a window into the soul. >> it is. >> the google search history.
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pulp fiction dance team. matt lauer ellen dance. ugly old queens. i was looking for a picture, image, of a mean old queen to send to a friend. >> wow. >> what about the dance team? >> i don't know. >> what came up under ugly old queens? >> lots of pictures of kind of all these old queens with, like, teeth and looking mean. >> stop now. >> okay. >> old queens with teeth. >> do the neck thing. >> sorry. >> now to why daniel craig is over playing james bond, maybe. the a-lister who will beg to stay away from the new steve jobs movie. >> i have bacon grease on my shirt. first to daniel craig and the speculation whether this will be his last bond movie. look what he said about playing
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bond again. i'd rather break this glass and slash my wrists. i'm over it at the moment. we're done. all i want to do is move on. he left the door open. quote, if i did another bond movie, it would only be for the movie. that's what he said. now to the steve jobs movie and the controversy surrounding it. we know steve jobs widow tried to kill the movie. she begged a-listers not to take the lead role. it went to michael. citing a source, the hollywood reporter said mrs. jobs called leonardo dicaprio and christian bail, a bale, and asked them to stay away. >> there's been tough moments. it comes out tomorrow. >> daniel craig could have played it. >> if the money was right. >> finally, julianne moore. the actress refuses to go into
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public over the summer. on ellen, she revealed why. >> i can't blow dry my own hair, can't strengthen it out. >> can't do that to your hair? >> no. it's wavy, but frizzy. in the summertime, i let it go and let it, you know, just let it be. i try not to go anywhere because i can't control my hair. there it is. somebody said to me, you did that to your hair. i'm like, no, i woke up that way. >> there you go. >> i'm not beyonce, i woke up like this. >> julianne is happy to let her hairdo its thing over the summer. i'm all about letting it go. >> why not in? >> i can relate. >> i walk out in a fro. we pass each other and don't know it. >> tamron goes, savannah, is that you? >> tamron? >> sheinelle, thank you. m >> mr. roker? >> that was good bacon. >> what brand? >> i don't know. we need to find out.
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fantastic. identi i've got to resist taking it with me to the weather map. we have a hurricane, hurricane oho. i like the name of that. it's 55 miles northeast of hilo. 75-mile-per-hour winds chl. it's going to go to alaska possibly. however, the moisture from oho is going to make its way into the pacific northwest. friday morning into friday afternoon and saturday, look at some of the rainfall we're talking about in the puget sound area. we could be looking at somewhere from two to five inches of . good morning i'm meteorologist bill henley. another beautiful day ahead. you need your sunglasses. mostly sunny skies. tomorrow warmer ahead of showers and thunderstorms. hit 80 degrees. storms come through during the late afternoon and evening hours
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clearing out for the weekend. cooler saturday, look at sunday near 70 degrees. and even warmer monday afternoon up to 75. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. savannah. >> al, thank you. time for a college reunion we can all look forward to. >> we're teaming up with entertainment weekly for amazing cast reunions, as the magazine celebrates its 25th anniversary. we're catching up with the cast of "felicity." erica hill sat down with them. >> on our staff, we had "felicity" fans. from 1998 to 2002, millions tuned into the drama of life, love, and the controversy haial haircut. >> where are you going to college? >> new york. what about you? >> reporter: an exchange on high school graduation day that spoke volumes about the adventures to come for a young girl who
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abandoned her comfortable college plan to follow her heart and high school crush to new york city. along the way, felicity gained millions of fans. drawn to the heartwarming and often heartbreaking stories of college life in the '90s. including one unforgettable love triangle. >> hey. >> hey. >> reporter: while ben may have inspired felicity to head east, noel quickly found a place in her heart, too. >> just, you know, stopping by to say yo and welcome. >> the actors, keri russell, scott speedman and scott foley, got together for entertainment weekly's reunion issue. revealing 13 years after the show ended, fans haven't forgotten where their loyalties lie. >> people still talk about the show, everywhere i go. before people were shipping characters, they were team ben or team noel.
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people come to me, hey, i love "st "scandal," but i'm team ben. >> do you get the same? >> no. >> you don't? >> scott assumes everyone is team ben. >> most people are always just telling me how much they love the show, or it meant so much at that time in their life and all that. it seems like a nice interaction to me. >> reporter: after a successful first season, including a best actress golden globe for russell, became one of the show's most controversial story lines, pitting fans into two more teams, short and long. even those who didn't watch couldn't ignore the headlines about keri russell's hair. >> did it feel crazy to you at the time, that a haircut resulted in so much coverage and speculation? >> it was like kind of amazing, that anyone cared. >> were you concerned about it? >> no. i loved it for the story. they called me and said, would you cut your hair for the show? yeah, it's awesome, a college
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girl would do it. >> there's a misconception, that keri cut it on her own and showed up. >> you looked so pretty before you cut your hair. i was like, thank you. thank you. >> so you're happy to put hairgate behind you? >> it's never behind my. >> reporter: felicity the character and the show survived the drama for another three seasons, wrapping after four years, a fitting run for a show about college. >> it was this lovely sort of, in some ways, idyllic view of college. >> very much so. >> did it feel like a little bit of college for you guys at that point? >> it sort of was our college. >> for me. >> if you consider college a transitory period between being a kid and being an adult, this, for me, for all of us, was definitely that. >> reporter: while all three actors have long since graduated to other roles, they agree there was something magical about "felicity." >> it was a good, sweet story. i loved it.
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it was sweet and funny. >> it was just a simple story about, you know, falling in love at a certain time in your life. >> we all knew how good the show was. we had a fantastic staff and great actors and a great audience. it's like lightning in a bottle. >> the three of them hadn't all been together since the show ended in 2002. when they taped the final scene, of the host. they had a great day together. it was fun. they were cracking jokes with one another, with me, it was great. >> you can tell when the chemistry is real. i did the "family ties" one yesterday. you watch them before and after on camera, and it's fantastic. >> i loved that one. it was amazing. >> trust me. i was there. >> sha lala la after every sentence. it was amazing. tomorrow, we'll reunite the cast of "bring it on." >> it's already been brought. >> good one. >> erica, thank you. we're going to check in with natalie.
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she's on assignment in los angeles. we miss you. what are you doing out there? >> hi, guys. i'm here on the red carpet, outside the theater for the first ever latin american music awards. we talked this week about the power of latinos in america, and the fact that the amas have gone latin prove we're here to stay. tonight will be a great show, live on telemundo. lots of stars will be walking the red carpet as they go to earn their prizes tonight. one of the nominees, i had an interview with him, a young man who is a fast, rising star in the latin music scene, but also in mainstream america. he's on tour with ariana grande. you'll get to know prince royce here on "today." >> looking forward to it. >> we'll have special guest sheinelle in the orange room right now. >> tell me about it. we have the lovely julie andrews and her daughter, out with a new fairy princess book in time for
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halloween. we'll have time with billy eichner. isn't this amazing? like a party in the orange room. honor to have you here.
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good morning. i'm tracy davidson. a cash on 95 has been cleared. things are moving again. but we're watching another problem. >> we are going to check on 95 first just to update you on those drive times. we're doing okay. this is normal right now. northbound side starting to slow down just a little bit. we have 35 minute for your drive time from vine to expressway to woodhaven road. take a look at this. of course they zoomed in. this is southbound right around woodhaven road at knights road. a truck lost part of its load all over the roadway. soda all over the road. watch out for that.
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>> now to your first alert forecast. >> sunshine and temperatures that are climbing but still pretty chilly especially in the mountains. lake wallenpawpack. temperatures like yesterday climb back into the middle 70s with bright sunny skies. 63 at 10:00. by 10:0071 and 73 with just a light breeze at 4:00 this afternoon. >> right now fire investigators are looking for the cause of this massive warehouse fire in southwest philadelphia. this video from sky force 10. it gives a good view of the size of the fire. now video from an nbc 10 viewer the warehouse near 70th and cobbs street parkway. homes and businesses nearby. firefighters are on scene watching for flare ups this morning. more in 25 minutes.
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8:30, everybody. it's a thursday morning, october 8th, 2015. it is absolutely a beautiful, crisp autumn day here in the northeast. hope you're having a great day wherever you are. happy to see all these smiling faces on our plaza today. >> just ahead, we love it when julie andrews stops by. she's here with her daughter, emma walton hamilton, as the duo have written a children's book, just in time for halloween. and we love this man, he is our fav, mr. billy eichner. not only runs up to folks on the streets, we're going to talk to billy eichner about the celebrities he's getting to take part in his shenanigans. >> we love him. somebody else we love, natalie,
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is on assignment this morning, hanging out. she's on the red carpet for the latin american music awards. she will be a presenter on the show. scream when you see her at home, when she comes on the stage. we'll share her conversation with one of the nominees, who is extremely popular, prince royce. we were talking about googling earlier. google prince royce. his following is huge. >> speaking of musicians, we're kicking off our citi concert series next week. first up on monday, columbus day, superstar selena gomez. she'll rock the plaza. then carrie underwood will be here on october 23rd. 5 seconds of summer will be hitting the stage on october 28th. >> that's awesome. >> thank you. >> you're asking the wrong person, sister. >> let's get a check of the weather.
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>> ten seconds of fall. show you what's going on for tomorrow. wet weather in the pacific northwest. wet in the northeast. texas and the southwest. sunshine down in florida. on saturday, we've got more rain coming ahead for the southeast. we do not need it in the carolinas, wet and windy in the pacific northwestme. sunday, sunday, the sunshine returns for much of the crownco. showers left, as well. the pinkest precinct. nice to see you. thank you for being here, supporting breast cancer awareness. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> new york's finest. new york's in good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another beautiful day ahead. you need your sunglasses. mostly sunny skies. nice and comfortable. low humid. temperatures back in the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow warmer ahead of showers and thunderstorms. hit 80 degrees. storms come through during the late afternoon and evening hours clearing out for the weekend. cooler saturday, look at sunday
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near 70 degrees. and even warmer monday afternoon up to 75. have a great day. >> one of my weather channel compatriots, kait parker, who just got engaged to our hurricane expert, michael lowry. >> you dropped the bomb on national television. thanks, al. >> what are friends for? savannah? >> al, thank you so much. we are pleased to have julie andrews with us this morning. she's a triple threat, as we know. academy award, grammy and emmy under her wing. she and her daughter emma walton hamilton are best-selling authors. their latest collaboration is "the fairy princess." welcome back. was this planned, the timing? >> a little bit. >> we love the series. it's after your daughter, your
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granddaught granddaughter, the inspiration for jerry, the main character. >> do not call her geraldine. >> that's right. >> she believes she's a fairy princess, although -- >> despite all evidence to the contrary. >> i was going to say, talks about her ankles and holes in her tights. she's a very fairy princess. >> princess is a state of mind. >> thank you. i'll remember that. >> good, good. maybe i'll get a shoutout in the next book. this is a halloween-themed book. what's the moral of the story on this one? >> want to take that in? >> sure. >> basically, it's let your sparkle out any time of year, but especially at halloween. be your authentic self and find a way to bring that to the halloween celebration. jerry has to go with her wings and crown everywhere she goes. what costume can she wear that will incorporate her wings and crown? she has to get creative. >> then her best friend has a real setback.
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it's about friendship, as well. >> being there for someone in need. >> exactly. >> was halloween big in your household? >> it certainly was. with five children, it was just huge. >> were you the mom that could sew costumes, or was it more like -- >> this is the mom that can sew costumes. i vaguely remember my son, i said, no pulling of girl's hair. >> egg throwing. >> wait a minute. no spray on cars. he said, what about eggs on girls? no eggs. >> nice that he asked though. >> well, yes. >> what are you going to do for halloween this year? >> halloween is huge. i live on eastern long island and halloween is one of the biggest events of the year there. i'm doing a book signing on halloween for this book in our local bookstore. >> great. i heard this series, is this the seventh in the series? >> the eighth, i think. >> i think it's the eighth. >> one was just written. >> more coming out. >> it'll be made into a
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television show. >> it is. >> they've very kindly developed an animated series. i guess -- i don't know when it will start airing. >> hoping for next year, if all goes well. >> we are so thrilled and delighted. >> now little hope can say, i'm the inspiration for jerry on tv now. >> that's right. >> this will be exciting. speaking of exciting, they're talking about a remake of "mary poppins." >> i heard. >> supposedly, it's set 20 years in the future. >> what i know about it is it's not the original piece. this is, i think, seven mary poppins books. that was a series, also. i think there were seven left in the disney archives or vault. it's those seven books being developed as a second movie. >> do you have any theories about who could be mary poppins? >> i have a lot, but i'm not sure which one they'll go for or how they'll shape it. i really don't know.
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listen, after -- it's 50 years since that came out. i think it's time. >> it is time. can i tell you, every time you are on, i look at my phone and i have like 300 text messages from people saying, julie andrews is in the studio? i can't believe it. you're so beloved. >> thank you. >> it's awesome to have you here. >> i'm very, very lucky. >> you deserve all the love and accolades. julie and emma, great to have you here. >> thank you so much. >> by the way, "a very fairy princess spooky halloween" is on bookshelves now. thank you very much. >> thank you. billy on the street is stepping inside. we'll talk to him in a moment. coming up next, natalie introduces us to latin singing sensation prince royce.
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>> announcer: viva today is brought to you by toyota, a proud supporter of hispanic heritage month. >> we are back at 8:40 on a thursday morning, with viva today, our series that highlights prominent latinos in america. >> natalie is catching up with a 26-year-old singing sensation, hailed from new york but popular is growing nationwide. good morning to you. >> good morning to you guys. i'm here live at the dolby theater. the scene for the first ever latin american music awards. the young man you're talking about, prince royce, is nominated in a few categories tonight. if you haven't heard his name until now, all that is changing for him. he's taking the music world by storm. >> reporter: prince royce is used to screaming fans. he's one of the biggest musical talents in latin pop, making him one of today's hottest musicians.
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born jeffrey in the bronx to dominican parents, he got his first record deal at age 18. it was not without hustle. >> i donwould hand out cds in t streets. i'd go on rollerblades, handing out my demo. >> reporter: the year 2010 was a turning point for royce. his spanish album included a cover song "stand by me," which exploded on the airwaves. >> i think doing it in spanish was different. it hadn't been done before. >> tell me about your latin sound. why bachata? >> it was a genre my parents listened to. i could bring my own sound to it. i wantedr&b, york pl flavor. >> reporter: he has 11 hits, 20 latin billboard awards. >> do you prefer singing in spanish or english?
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>> spanish feels romantic, just because of the language. for example, "i like you" in spanish would sound way more -- >> like i love you. >> then "i love you," is te amo. >> romantic on its own. >> reporter: these days, he can be seen alongside jennifer lopez and pitbull in a new video "back it up," the first song off of his recently released english album. >> jennifer has been a great part in this english spot for me. she was helping me with the set list on the tour. >> she told you to take your shirt off. >> who told you that? i'm like, jen, i don't know if i'm ready. she said, take your shirt off. i go. yeah, you're ready. okay then. >> reporter: he ignores talk of his english speaking album being called a crossover album. >> that term doesn't exist anymore. i like to call it, you know, my
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first english album. >> reporter: as for his awards, don't look for them to be out on display. >> in my house, i have them on a closet, in a room i don't go into. >> why? they should be on your mantle. >> i don't like to see them. >> you worked hard. >> i know. i like to feel like, what's next? >> no girlfriend, for all those who want to know? >> i have several girlfriends, and they're my fans. i love all of them. >> he certainly knows how to work it and certainly has a lot of girlfriends, as he's currently on tour with ariana grande, one of the biggest music sensations. he is nominated tonight in a couple different categories. the latin american music awards first ever airs on telemundo. the coverage begins and all the fun begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. back to you. >> natalie, thank you. can i say, you look so gorgeous this morning. not that you don't every day, but my goodness.
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that color is amazing. >> really? thank you. >> who are you wearing? >> must be the red carpet glow. >> you're going to present, so you have the answer that question. natalie, who will you be wearing tonight? >> who am i wearing tonight? i can't even pronounce the name. i don't know. i forget. it's a trick question. it's too early. >> that man or woman appreciates the plug. very much. all right, natalie. have fun. we'll see you. coming up next, everything funny man billy eichner touches or streams goes viral. a new season of "billy on the street" gets underway.
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if you walk the streets of new york city long enough these
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days, there's a good chance a crazy person will start yelling at you. his name is billy eichner, and he is hysterically funny. billy is back with his microphone, pounding the pavement and looking for answers. >> miss, for a dollar, name three white people. go. >> three white people? >> yeah. >> dead or alive? >> yes, famous, please. >> elvis presley. >> one. >> michael jackson. >> he was not white. >> oh, i'm sorry. >> oh, god! >> the pressure, the pressure. the fourth season of billy eichner's show premieres tonight on trutv. when i said you were crazy, i said it in a loving way. you know that. >> i know you're a fan. >> i have been for a long time. >> thank you. >> when you first started, you had your friends to run with you. now, you have oscar winners, julianne moore, tina fey. >> it's crazy. >> this has blown up for you. >> i want to get julie andrews on the show. >> she was right here.
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>> believe me, i got her number. i got it in the green room. >> i can see you dragging mary poppins through the streets of new york. >> you had the first lady of the united states. there was a shopping cart. how did that come together? >> the first lady's team came to "funny or die." they had done work with the president. they were billy on the street fans, and it came together. >> was that a freak out moment for you? >> i was dying of nerves until she got there. i made the current first lady of the united states push me around in a shopping cart while i recited gwyneth paltrow's oscar acce acceptance speech. she was willing to do it. >> she was game? >> so lovely and enthusiastic. i don't know why she did it, but i was honored she did. >> this character, how close is he to the billy eichner. i know you a little, and you're not screaming all the time. >> i'm relatively normal all the
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time. i think it was who i was when i was a 12-year-old, obsessed with celebrity and pop culture. >> is anybody out there who hasn't been on the show, and i think i know the answer, who has not been on the show? >> i talk about meryl streep a lot, for years. we got close. we haven't gotten it, but i hold out hope. >> meryl streep, call billy eichner. best career move you ever made. we talked about how i've been a fan for a long time. >> you're very nice. >> i was watching in the early days of the show. for a long time, i felt like the love was unrequited. >> willie. >> until someone pointed me to a clip from late night with seth myers. >> do you have any celebrities beyond reproach? >> willie geist. i think he'll be happy to hear this. >> that was my favorite part of the clip. no one reacted. >> you know i'm a huge fan.
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>> that was julie, of course, from your hit series "difficult people" on hulu. we're going to play a game with you. >> i'm not prepared. >> you're a game guy. >> wow. >> this is stream cream or drea. does this make you scream or is it a dream come true? in honor of you, away we go. being stranded on mars with matt damon. >> scream. >> why? >> i mean, dream. i don't know. weird week for that question, willie. >> all day breakfast at mcdonald. >> scream. >> tom hanks finds your wallet in central park. >> dream. >> right? >> everybody wants tom hanks to find all their personal belongings. >> kanye west said the fashion industry discriminates against him because he is not gay. >> at this point, kanye can say i'm a pigeon and i can say, whatever, kanye. >> last one, this version of matthew mcconaughey. >> only if he's in a car, giving a speech in a car commercial that no one understands.
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>> billy eichner, ladies and gentlemen. the new season of "billy on the street" premieres tonight on trutv. >> thank you, willie. coming up next, preview of today's ambush makeovers. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back. 8:53. special birthday wishes from our friend. >> when you're in new york, you don't go anywhere. that's the best place in the world to have fun, eat good and live good. and see the "today" show. malvie hunt is 100 years old, has raw carrots for breakfast. b betty loves the wpistons. favorite team.
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joe derosa from strongsville, ohio. loves to make wine. 100 years old today. bill reboli is 100 years old today. loves to ride his bike, exercise is his secret to life. we've had fun down here. little warm, but we like it that way. better than cold and freezing. now back to new york where it's always nice. >> thank you so much. thursday is ambush makeover day. >> did you know that? >> of course i do. best segment on tv. i watch it every thursday. that's the truth. i mean that, best segment on tv. >> including your own? >> sadly, yes. >> better than our segment in? >> i've walked into it here. >> you have. >> they went outside and found a bunch of people. two in particular. one is the mother of a groom. her son is getting married, and she wanted a whole new look. the other was with girl scouts.
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she was like, i'd like a makeover. can you believe, they trust us? >> they don't trust us. >> right, those are some favorites. the reactions are crazy. >> perfect for the wedding. she'll upstage the bride. >> we hope they like it. >> best thing. >> has it happened? >> when it happens, you know it. >> it's one of the more awkward moments. >> i never knew that. >> it's another great segment. >> amazing segment. >> you should watch it sometime. >> i do. i actually do dvr it. when i get home during dinner, i watch it. >> is that what you do, you and deborah? >> yes. we gather the children all together. >> family viewing. >> happy
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good morning i'm tracy davidson. another day of sunshine. let's get your first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> plenty much sunshine. looking at philadelphia. few high clouds. blue skies. temperatures are climbing. slowly right now. currently in philadelphia, we
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got 64 degrees with winds out of the north-northeast at 5 miles per hour. humanity, that number is falling. rest of the area still onto cool side. 56 in pottstown. >> happening today a building at the columbus farmer's market is re-opening. last november a fast-moving fire spread through the market along route 206 destroying part of the indoor market. the state's fire marshal ruled the fire as undetermined. market opened in 1929 is the delaware valley's oldest and largest flea market. >> today officials in gloucester county will be discussing how to fight domestic abuse. >> did you stop at wawa for coffee or picking up a hoagie. soon you can use a wawa credit
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card. gas users can get 25 september per gallon for the first 100 gallons and after that a five cent discount. another update in 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 news app. now back to the "today" show. thanks for watching. have a great day.
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this morning on today's take, golden globe winner jenna el elseman on finding comfort in her new role. entertainment moments of the past 25 years. we'll catch up with hugh jackman and the cast of "pan." all that coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from rockefeller plaza. >> welcome on this thursday morning, october 8th, 2015. beautiful day in new york city. i'm willie with al, dylan and tamron. i love this man right now.
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>> this is leon bridges. i love it especially because this is the remix with d.j. mick. he was the d.j. for willie's party. >> oh, my gosh. >> remix leon bridges. phenomenal cd coming home. this kid has the voice of sam cook, style of otis reading. he brings the old school next level. he's going to be in town, in new york, october 20th. >> you told me about him six months ago. down load the album. play it start to finish. old school, motown sound. he's incredible. >> the kids can listen to it, as well. it's got a flow. d.j. mick remixed it, and it is awesomeù congrats. >> i'm glad i didn't pick the song. i don't think i could have provided that much information. >> people are telling me what to say in my ear.
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>> just like everything else we say. our top story has to do with this magazine. popular magazine. "people" tackling the issue of gun violence this week. it pays tribute to the victims of last week's roseburg, oregon, shooting, then calls on readers to do something about gun violence in america. the mall sooen pgazine publishe contact information for the members of the house and senate, urging readers to contact them. the editor said it was heartbreaking and infuriating, to think how many times over the years the magazine had to cover mass shootings. he noted president obama's speech following roseburg. >> somehow, this has become routine. the reporting is routine. my response here at this podium ends up being routine. the conversation in the aftermath of it, we've become numb to this.
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>> this is "people"'s way of grabbing attention. they say it's not a call to one side or the other on the issue, but they want people to talk about it in a civil way. >> the host of "hardball," before that, had a long history in the political world before he got on television. he said in all his years working with lawmakers, writing a letter still getting attention. he says that people believe obviously mass protest, great, but to know your member of congress and write them a personal letter, he, chris matthews, said you'd be stunned how the letters get read. whether it's someone on the staff who passes it on. whatever the topic -- >> the hardest part that stops people from doing that is the extra effort it takes to find the information, the contact information. if it's right there, readings can read it. you know what? i'm going to do it. >> it's a great public service for whatever issue, because a lot of people don't even know
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who their representative is. i think it's -- no matter where you fall on the issue, it's great for people to are the information. >> no matter where you fall on it, now you have the information. >> "people," if they're going to write the senator, be specific about what should be done, and it's a nice concept of what would you do. another hot topic. this shocked -- he's a radio host, but he's an edgy radio host in atlanta. he's been suspended for tweets aimed at eespn congressmen ka kate -- commentator jessica mendoza, the first female to call a baseball game. he tweeted a sexist comment from the comedy "anchorman." >> you're watching channel 4 news with ron burgundy and [ bleep ] mcgee. >> this guy tweeted out, yes, tell us, t mcgee, when you're up
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there hitting a softball, you see a lot of 95 mile an hour cutters. he said, you guys are telling me there isn't a more qualified baseball player espn can use than a softball player? give me a break. for the record, mendoza is a gold medalist and one of the best softball players in the game. mike has apologized. he said, i want to take this opportunity to say to jessica that what i said was dumb and hurtful and apologize for putting that garbage on twitter. there's no place for that on our show. this has been an eye-opening experience. this is always chicken and egg. the apology came after he was slayed on twitter and other places. you say, were you sobered up in your thoughts, because people came after you, or is it sincere? i'm not questioning it. i'm just putting it out there. >> i have to say, this feels like a comment you would have heard 10, 20 years ago, from someone speaking about a woman who is one of the best softball players of all time. four time all-american at stanford. she knows baseball and softball.
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worked up at espn and deserves to be there. sometimes radio hosts try to walk the line. they say things to grab attention, but in this case anyway, he may have stepped over. >> got caught up in the moment. realized, whether because people pointed it out or not, the overused term, a teachable moment, learn and had apologized. >> she did a great job. >> i don't know if it's a teachable moment, and i don't know if he kind of stepped into it. i think it probably is behavior in a certain world that's often accepted. he probably thought people would write back, lol, and i don't know. i mean, i don't know him personally, and i refrain from judging someone's heart, but i do think that a lot of that goes on, and not just in sports. guys, lol back at each other. >> people who do what he does now will maybe think twice. >> you think so?
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>> i wonder why people don't think twice. >> twitter is the problem. it's there. i've been guilty of it. in the moment, you're caught up in it. then afterwards, it's like, oh. >> i'm happy people say what they feel. then i see how you are. we all have things we regret. i've had tweets. celebrities now hire people to look at their tweets before they send them out. >> tweet editor. >> a lot of celebs, ashton kutcher, lena dunham, got off twitter for comments they regretted. there's a new job. you can be the twitter editor for a celebrity. they have to google. let's get back to it tomorrow. now tweet it. >> you're in a basement. yeah, no, you have to say that. no, no, don't say that. >> back to the 1920s. >> exactly. >> cigar, yeah, okay. >> bing.
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>> how much money would you make? >> i can't talk to you on tnow. i have bieber on the line. >> here's a guy who doesn't need a tweditor. >> genius. >> mr. lebron james. preseason kicking off for the cavaliers last night. lebron james having fun with young fans. he's waiting for the game to start. snaps a selfie. >> oh, my gosh! >> he's not done. invites one of the kids to sit next to him. teammate j.r. smith on the cavs bench. >> look at her. >> oh, my gosh. >> she is about to explode. >> okay. that all happens mid layup. >> wow. >> amazing. yes, lebron. >> that kid is gold. >> get lebron on the phone right now. i want to help him tweet. >> that's the power of someone like that. you can take two seconds, and
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those kids will never forget that as long as they live. >> made the kids' lives. >> he's so good. >> you've interviewed him before, too. >> yeah, he was doing an event at cedar point, the amusement park, and invited all these kids from akron public schools, paid for them to be there, let them have the run of the park and donated money to the school system. he's doing great things in ohio. >> fantastic. another thing people want to not forget is seeing you get dunked. i'm going to get dunked, too, but anyway, remember this last year? tamron, this is you. this is the pink or swim. >> that's right. >> campaign. can you tell me more about what pink is swim is? what is this that you're trying to get people to do? >> we're raising money. we hope to raise money for breast cancer research. we've teamed up with avon again for the second straight year. here's what happened, dylan. thanks for watching our show last year. >> rolling in here. i read these cards. >> no reading of the notes, the hoda and kathie.
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>> we might do something really special. if you donate, we could put your picture in here. if you donate, we will have you, you may get the chance to come to the "today" show and be the one to dunk us. >> there you go. there's incentive. >> that's major. how do we pick the person? >> we haven't figured that out yet. go to >> keep the donations coming in. we have to hit a mark. >> it's a day we all wear swim suits. willie said he was considering the borat one. >> the one made out of wool. >> willie will be in an old-time swim suit. >> i will not. >> that's what's going on around the good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another beautiful day ahead. you need your sunglasses. mostly sunny skies. nice and comfortable. low humid. temperatures back in the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow warmer ahead of showers
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and thunderstorms. hit 80 degrees. storms come through during the late afternoon and evening hours clearing out for the weekend. cooler saturday, look at sunday near 70 degrees. and even warmer monday afternoon up to 75. have a great day. >> matt wore a bay watch bikini. >> we're on tv. >> thank you. >> donate, go to up next, she won a golden globe. jenna elfman getting a taste of small town life in her new i love you. love you too. ♪ one minute. ♪ hi. hi dad. we need to do this, yes. ♪
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playing the town bomb shell. good to see you. >> you, too. >> another free spirit. we read that you got the job, i think, like two days -- >> i did. 40 hou 48 hours notice. >> figure out the hair, southern accent. 1978 hair and makeup. go! it was awesome. i brought my kids with me, and i learned the accent. it was, you know, flying into this town of 5,000 people, which was amazing. it's these very down to earth, kind, generous folk. i'm born and raised in los angeles, where kind and generous and down to earth isn't really the thing you'd say about hollywood. they were so welcoming and lovely. to play, you know what was interesting, that i wasn't expecting? playing a movie about friendship and love in a small town in 1978.
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juxtaposed next to the world we live in now, where is, we're all connected on social media, the internet, and know too much about everybody. we're getting desensitized. it made me realize in the small town, all they know is each other and what's happening. it made me go, wow. relationships with our friends and our lovers and our family was so much more deep and meaningful back then. >> you talked to each other to get information. >> did it you change? >> it did. it made me go, oh, this is how it was, and where are we going? this movie is about the connectivity of friendship and love and relationships. i just loved having that whole experience. being in the town and working with these brilliant actors. whoopi goldberg, all these incredible actors. it's extraordinary.
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the script, each character is well-defined. then you have these brilliant actors playing these well-defined characters. it's a small character-driven movie about something. you leave feeling good. it's not a, you know, shoot them up, green screen, popcorn -- >> it's not? >> who do i relate to in this movie? do i feel anything for anybody? >> sam over there. >> ashley judd, you need to find love, honey. you laugh in this movie, and you're crying at the end. it's great. >> written by the incredible author, popular book. she directs this movie. i know her, a friend of mine. force of nature. >> female director, female producer, female distributor. go, ladies. >> no green screen. >> that's right. >> i'm a rootin, tootin jenna
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oh, she looks upset. should i say something? or should i just keep looking at my phone? gracias. kleenex. someone needs one. time for a little throwback thursday. we apologize in advance for making you feel a little old this morning. >> can you believe it's been 17 years since we first met carrie bradshaw? our friends at entertainment weekly compiled the top moments in entertainment over the past 25 years. here to share some of them the deputy editor. good morning. >> good to see you. >> we'll going to go from oldest to most recent. let's begin in 1997, ellen degeneres with a cultural moment. >> that's right. in 1997, ellen degeneres came
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out on her show, "ellen." it was a watershed moment. to have this major leading character of a prime time sitcom, say on the show, yes, i'm glay, it paved the way for showed like "will and grace," and the l word afterwards. it made it more mainstream in that moment. >> she's gone on to do okay since then. >> yes. >> if my tv is correct. >> a year later, 1998, "sex in the city." >> i was in an episode of "sex in the city." >> you were? >> anyway -- >> throw that in there. so this kind of opened the door to sort of a whole new style, new generation, for women. >> absolutely. "sex in the city" introduced new image of the modern woman for the new millennium. someone who is independent, pursuing her career, relationships, dating in a different way than we'd seen before on tv. introduce ed magnolia cupcake t
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the entire nation. >> 2000, this was huge, "survivor" coming out as this massive reality show. >> there was reality before "survivor," but the concept of putting ordinary people on an island, having them compete for a major prize, is just proven to be a gold mine. 52 million people tuned into the first season. you can credit reques"survivor" the blast of reality tv after that. >> in 2004, this one is different. goes back to a super bowl. super bowl xxxviii, this is when we had the coin termed. >> justin timer lake and janet jackson, everyone remembers the moment, when justin exposed someone we maybe weren't supposed to see. there was a huge explosion about indecency on tv after that. actually, even more than that,
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it really kind of ushered in the idea of event tv. were you watching it? had you seen it live? if you hadn't, did it find it on the internet afterwards? everybody needed to have seen the moment or you're out of the conversation. >> that was before twitter. can you imagine if that happened during twitter? let's go to 2009. the death of michael jackson. >> i mean, michael jackson created the music that everyone around the world loved. we followed him from the time he was a child star. we saw his incredible rise in fame, and we saw, you know, the downfall toward the end. when he died, and it was so unexpected and tragic, it was a moment when the world stopped. it was the first major death to play out on social media. a lot of people learned about it on twitter and facebook. they expressed their emotions about it. i think something like a billion people tuned into his public memorial service broadcast around the world. i feel that summer, you couldn't go anywhere without hearing michael jackson's music play. >> my young children know all his songs. it moves to another generation.
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. nice day out there. let's get our first look forecast. >> certainly a beautiful start. lots of sunshine. cool start, yes, but temperatures of temperatures are climbing. look at the blue sky. 64 now in philadelphia. 62 in wilmington. allentown will warm into the low 70s. 72 degrees in philadelphia at 2:00. top out near 75 this afternoon. thank you, bill. we have new video over the scene of last night's massive warehouse fire. sky force 10 flew over the scene
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on cobbs street parkway about an hour ago. you can see a gaping hole right in the middle of the building. this was the scene from sky force 10 around 9:00 last night. officials tell us two story warehouse was not being used by a company but squatters were living inside this building. right now crews are on the scene investigating what might have caused the fire to start. today we'll get an update on the pennsylvania budget delay including itsing impact on education. yesterday the republican led state house voted down the governor's revised plan. the democratic chairman of the state senate appropriations committee plans to give a briefing this morning at philadelphia school district headquarters. and the ridley township sent us these pictures. somebody broke through the roofs of the dugout at blackrock park. if you know who is responsible call ridley township police. i'm vai sikahema, we'll have
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another update in 25 minutes. now back to the "today" show. have a great day.
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taking a look at the headlines. the ceo of volkswagen's american business is in the hot seat on capitol hill today. michael horn faces tough questions from a house subcommittee on the volkswagen emissions scandal. the controversy deals with 11 million vehicles equipped with software used to cheat on emissions tests. the hearing will explore on what the deception means for consumers. officials in new jersey are recommending hepatitis and hiv tests after a nurse reused a syringe over and over while giving them flu shots. the nurse was contracted to administer the vac secine to
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employees. the nurse used a different needle. both should have been used only once. officials think the risk of infection is low, but some patients are anxious as they await the test results. norwegian air is hoping to sell one-way tickets to the u.s. for $69 two years from now. the ceo hopes to sell tickets that cheaply by using u.s. airports with low fees and little or no international service, such as new york's westchester airport or bradley international. norwegian is europe's third biggest airline. new promotion. pepsi will sell a limited bottle on october 21st of this year. that's the date that michael j. fox's character traveled in "back to the future 2." he ordered, of course, a pepsi. pepsi plans to made 6500 bottles sold online for $20.50. you have to tweet us if you get
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a bottle. now, let's check with al, who has the weather. >> one of my all-time favorite movies "back to the future." your weekend outlook, tomorrow, we have wet weather from the northeast, mid-atlantic states to the south. also wet weather in the pacific northwest, in between. things looking good. sunshine on the southeast. we have rain moving in saturday into southeastern atlantic coast, where they don't need more rain. sunny and cooler in the northeast through the great lakes. rain and wind in the pacific northwest. sunshine in the southwest, which will continue into sunday, sunday. more rain in the pacific northwest. the sunshine continues across the northern tier of states to the central u.s. things dry out in the southeast, and we'll have showers and thunderstorms in the southern flor good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. another beautiful day ahead. you need your sunglasses. mostly sunny skies. nice and comfortable. low humidity. temperatures back in the 70s this afternoon. tomorrow warmer ahead of showers and thunderstorms. hit 80 degrees.
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storms come through during the late afternoon and evening hours clearing out for the weekend. cooler saturday, look at sunday near 70 degrees. and even warmer monday afternoon up to 75. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, sir. over the years, there have been adaptations of the beloved children's story, "peter pan," from the 1953 disney animated film to the broadway show. of course, "hook" with robin williams playing the grown-up pan. i got a chance to sit down with the cast members of "pan," including hugh jackman and rooney mara. >> sometimes, you truly understand how things end, we must first know how they begin. >> reporter: before the days of captain hook, blackbeard played
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by jackman ruled the world of neverland. >> welcome to neverland! >> my intentrance came out of pirate boot camp. >> tell me about pirate boot camp. >> it was a week where the pirates were all together. turns out, grown-up men love playing pirates. >> how did you envision this in your mind? >> i looked at lots of copies of the "national geographic" magazine, and i tried to find the strangest, most wonderful aspects of our planet. then i put them together in unusual combinations. that was neverland. >> if i'm going to trust you, i need to know your name. >> it's hook. the name is james hook. >> when i first read the script, seeing it was going to be hook before the hook, it being an origin story, i thought it was a wonderful place to go. we've seen so many versions of
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peter pan, and cook always being malicious. you've never seen them be allies in this way. >> we're sailing now. >> if you don't believe, peter, neither will they. >> tiger lily, it was an interesting view of her. >> the way she was in the script, it was different than we've seen a girl be in a lot of the fairy tale stories. she's super capable and i was excited for little girls to see a female character in a movie like this who is strong and powerful. >> i'm afraid of heights. >> what in you c-- you can fly. >> yesterday was the first time. >> i auditioned and got a call back. then i flew to l.a. that was my first time in the u.s. it was cool. >> i believe. i believe! >> well, of course, the theme is the boy who never wanted to grow up. they wanted me to ask lightning round questions. best part of being the age you
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are now. >> being able to do all these incredible things and being able to play peter pan. >> best thing about your age now. >> watching my kids grow up. >> now, you go to the other side of the room. >> favorite childhood snack. >> toast. i don't know if you understand. baked beans on toast. >> that's your childhood snack? >> favorite game growing up. >> hide and go seek. >> capture the flag was a good one. >> british bulldog. >> what's british bulldog? >> here we go. imagine baked beans on -- no. you have to get from one side to the other without being tackled. we call it british bulldog. >> while they might not have played british bulldog in "pan,"
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in neverland, everything is possible. >> in honor of our buddy, hugh jackman, i brought baked beans on toast. >> i love baked beans. the toast makes it -- it's heavy. >> it does, but it's supposed to be probably white bread. we went a little healthy. if you want to kick it off with hot ddogs, that's my favorite. don't forget to see "pan." diet on this during the football season. our team shows you how to burn our team shows you how to burn hundreds of calories honey, do you have the camera? yes, i do. (punctured balloon) (gasp) ooh... hi, can i help you? ugh, i need an eyeball. we should find something here. ooh! that will work! happy to help. -thank you. ♪ we're happy to help make your day a little better.
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jenna wolfe and joy bauer are here to help. good morning. >> how are you doing? >> so the goal here is to pop these balloons by the end of the year. we are kind of doing really well. >> we're getting close. you guys feel good? >> absolutely. >> everybody is happy. you weighed in today. have you been walking, monitoring your sleeping, walking, ready to go? >> yeah. >> let's see how you did. kevin, you lost one pound this week, but it was a total of nine. you are popped. that was not as dramatic as it was supposed to be. rachelle, you only lost one this week, but remember, this is 16 weeks. we're going to pace ourselves. you lost a total of eight pounds. smallest of all time. six, seven, eight. mary jean, you lost three pounds this week for a total of 14 pounds. >> wow. >> let's all wish us luck. >> it'll take a while. >> let's get ourselves into
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position. >> it's football season. the pats fans are well represented here. there's a lot you can do while watching on commercials. >> i've been crying ingtrying you for weeks. we're going to do an exercise i love to do at commercials and halftime. let's get the three of you in position. what are these made of? okay. what i love to do is bear crawls, which works our upper and lower body. all you need is the space of your living room, followed by squats. we'll get our heart rate up and burn calories. get ourselves down into a bear crawl. ten times across your living room. ken, don't be the last to get there. >> these are no joke. >> no joke. grab your football. now we're going to face forward. give me five tap jump squats. we're working our butt, our core, upper body. great ply ometric move. if you can do three to five of
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these during a commercial break, or 20 of them during halftime, you can burn about 100 calories without thinking about it. >> you're saying during commercials, but it's also a lot about the snacking you're doing while you're actually watching the game. >> absolutely. let's come over here. >> here's some food. >> you earned the sit down after the bear crawls. enjoy it with us. we're looking at some of your favorite snacks and looking how to make them healthier. >> welcome to my bauer bistro. mary loves buffalo wings. there's so much skin, and then it's fried. >> what do we do? >> it's 960 calories, the original. my after, only 130 calories. mary jean, there you go. >> thank you. >> ken is crazy about spinach a artichoke dip. the original recipe is 300 per quarter cup. not mine. this version, i pull back on the
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cheese, use low fat mayo, 50 calories for a quarter cup. >> great waiter, alex. >> rochelle loves the layered bean dip. it's made with the beef, cheese and sour cream. 300 calories. my version is only 130. the layers are gorgeous, easy to whip together. if you want to do it in a single portion like this for each person, automatic portion control. >> by the way, thank you all. for all the recipes. on the workout, there was a sell on new england patriots jerseys. i understand why they go on sale. up next, how to prevent a house fire and keep your family safe. can i have some food?
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i want my foyer to smell more like a foyer. i want his bedroom to smell like he's away at boarding school. surround yourself with up to 6 hours of luxurious, long-lasting scents... ...introducing new unstopables air refresher. it's national fire prevention week, and the statistics are startling. on average, seven people are killed every day in home fires. 33 people are injured. fire departments respond to calls for more than 1,000 homes daily. these fires can happen in the blink of an eye. here's some advice for staying safe. >> reporter: every 90 seconds, another fire starts at home. just last month in lexington, kk,k kk -- kentucky, a family of five was caught in this fire. they escaped but, often, the results are devastating. five children died in this fire south of houston.
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the fire tried and failed to rescue his kids. in wisconsin, two kids died in this fire caused by bad wiring. examine + like these are eye opening for new mother, kate gonzalez. >> all of the worst-case scenario situations flash through your mind. >> she went to the american red cross, offering free in-home visits to prevent deaths and yurs. >> you always wonder if it could be you next. i'm sure people who have house fires never dreamt it would be them. when i look around my home, i wonder, what are the hazards? is it possible that it could be our home next? >> reporter: volunteer firefighter and red cross officer steven met to gonzalez. we asked him to hour her home and point out the top risks. nearly half of all house fires start in the kitchen, where cooking is the main culprit. >> people get distracted, the
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phone will ring, you leave the room and don't realize there's stuff on the stove that could turn into a fire. >> reporter: the take aways? keep an eye on what you fry. set a timer when you use the oven. keep a fire extinguisher for electrical fires cl s closeby. sleeping areas, smoke alarms are priority number one. >> it's important to have them in the hallway, outside of bedrooms is an excellent place to have a smoke alarm. >> reporter: gonzalez has one in the halfway, but they should be inside of every bedroom on feevy floor. when fires start, every second counts. >> within seconds, a smaller fire can be a larger fire, which can block your way of getting out. >> reporter: gonzalez is warned to keep 12 inches of space around candles. hers is too close to the bed. make sure the iron is always unplugged. as temperatures drop, space heaters come out.
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he spots one in the nursery. >> is this a humidifier or heater? >> space heater. >> reporter: heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires. the red cross recommendation, keep anything three feet from the heat. with the warning signs flagged, it's time to make an evacuation plan. think two and two. with as little as two minutes to escape, two exits should be identified from every room. >> the escape plan, combined with properly working, properly positioned smoke alarms, are the key steps to preventing and maintaining your safety and giving you the best chance of survival. >> reporter: the advice is sobering for this new mom. by being proactive, her family might avoid becoming another tragic statistic. >> with a daughter who isn't able to walk yet, she's completely relying on us for her safety. it would be our worst nightmare to have something like that happen. we'd like to do anything we can to prevent it. >> now, just the time it took
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for that story to air, statistically, house fires would have been reported in two more homes. if you'd like fire safety tips, go to
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drip, drop, drip, drip, drop. >> i love this song. >> watch "empire," and you know the song. >> i learned it from her. >> julie andrews and emma walton hamilton will be with us. >> we have billy eichner. >> we love when he's around.
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. just before 10:00 a.m. and feels like fall out there. >> doesn't feel like fall it is fall. this is beautiful fall weather we look forward over tory year. gorgeous sunshine. few scattered clouds. that's the view from the pocono mountains where temperatures are on the cool side but climbing. 58 degrees in mount pocono. 67 in philadelphia. we're headed back into 70s this
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afternoon. another autumn beauty. 72 at 2:00 and a light breeze blowing at 5:00 today. >> philadelphia police officer is suspended and in the custody of the u.s. marshals after he refused to unlock files on his personal computers. the federal magistrate ordered him to open the files. he failed to comply and he was taken infor contempt of court. unclear what the government is looking for in those files. still no word on what caused this large warehouse fire in southwest philadelphia last night. right now investigators are on the scene looking into a cause. it took crews, fire crews more than two hours to put out those flames. this was the scene last night from sky 1230rs. official association the warehouse wasn't being used by any company but squatters were probably inside. this video, we got from across
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the street on 70th street and cobbs street parkway. we'll keep you posted on the investigation. we'll have another weather update in 25 minutes. see you then.
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