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you can always get real time news, weather and traffic on the nbc 10 app. >> the "today" show is next live at the rnc in cleveland. good morning. breaking overnight. the gunman who ambushed police in louisiana killing three officers and wounding three others identified now as a former marine. this morning the chaos as it unfolded. >> shots fired! officer down! >> investigators now poring through the shooter's extensive posts on social media. did he hint at his plans just days before his attack. day one. republican national convention begins today. donald trump promising a show like no other speaking out with his running mate, governor mike pence in their first interview. we're live in cleveland where security is tight and anticipation is high. "today," monday, july 18th,
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2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" at the republican national convention with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from cleveland. >> that's right. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a monday morning from cleveland, ohio. we're just down the road just at the end of the block here from the quickens loan arena. we're on east 4th street on a rainy morning here in cleveland. >> you can see raindrops behind us. it's not dampening the spirits of thousands of delegates here for the republicans four-day party leading to thursday's formal nomination of donald trump as the republican candidate for president. i get excited every time this happens. a great american tradition, the convention. >> it's a lot of fun. a healthy combination of spectacle and substance. we'll cover it all over the next four days. a lot to talk about here. we're also following that other
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big story of the morning. the police shooting in baton rouge, louisiana. three police officers were killed. three others were wounded when they were ambushed by a gunman who was dressed in all black. >> that suspect who was killed by other officers at the scene is now been identified as gavin long. he's a former marine whose 29th birthday was sunday, the day of this attack. >> police arrived at the scene after a 911 call of a man carrying the gun. the tipster was not the attacker or an accomplice to that attack. gabe gutierrez starts us off in baton rouge. gabe, good morning to you. >> savannah, good morning. this is where police say it all happened where someone called 911 and reported the gunman dressed in black fatigues armed with a rifle. now as a city mourns the fallen
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officers, investigators pore over his twisted history. baton rouge is grieving as we learn identity of the officers killed. brad garafola, a sheriff's deputy. matthew gerald and montrell jackson. jackson posted his feelings about being a police officer in baton rouge. i love this city but i wonder if the city loves me. in uniform i get nasty looks and out of uniform some consider me a threat. i've experienced so much in my short life and these last three days have tested me to the core. he said if anyone sees me and you need a hug and prayer, come talk to me. >> reporter: police received reports of a man dressed in black wearing a mask and olding an ar-15 assault rifle at a gas
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station. when officers arrived, the gunman opened fire. >> shots fired. shots fired. >> reporter: this morning police say the gunman did not lure police by that phone call but carried out the ambush after a member of the public called 911. the lone gunman is gavin long, shot dead at the scene on his 29th birthday. on july 8th, long posted a message about warriors on his youtube page. unclear if it's related to shootings this weekend. >> the man knew he couldn't go home. either he killed his enemy or he died. >> reporter: was this an ambush? >> we believe the individual that targeted these police officers was specifically targeting police officers. >> this comes two weeks after the shooting death of alton sterling by baton rouge police and the killing of philando
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castile. >> attacks on police are an attack on all of us. >> reporter: alton sterling's aunt making an impassioned plea for peace. >> we don't want no more bloodshed. stop this killing. stop this killing. >> reporter: a sheriff's deputy this morning is said to be fighting for his life in critical condition after being shot in the head and torso. the other two wounded officers are recovering from nonlife threatening injuries. matt and savannah? >> gabe gutierrez in baton rouge for us. thank you. the gunman was a former marine sergeant. he was very active on social media. nbc justice correspondent pete williams has more on what we're learning about him. pete, good morning. >> witnesses say they thought officers were involved in the shooting but law enforcement officials now say they believe gavin eugene long acted alone. overnight police and federal agents searched his house in kansas city, missouri, and now
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scouring his computers and electronic media for anything that would shed light on a motive. witnesses say a man inside that house with the gun was taken into custody. long had training with weapons. he served five years in the u.s. marine corps as a computer specialist and was deployed to iraq for six months in 2008. on a website where he called himself cosmo, he described himself as a freedom strategist, mental game coach and nutritionist but last week he apparently posted a twitter message "violence is not the answer, it's a answer. at what point do you stand up so your people don't become the native americans, extinct." he said protest isn't enough and people have to fight back. he was also part of an offshoot of a moment called sovereign citizens who don't recognize the authority of federal government or state or local government either. most followers are nonviolent. there have been deadly clashes with police in the past.
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matt, savannah? >> all right, pete williams, thank you very much. that shooting and other violence across the country and around the world have heightened security concerns here in cleveland as this convention kicks off today. we'll talk to donald trump's campaign chairman and we have this convention covered from every angle beginning with peter alexander. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. layers of security just to get here to the arena. 5,500 law enforcement officers. some from as far away from california. all coordinated by the secret service. law and order in effect is going to take the floor here at this republican convention. in the wake of those shootings in baton rouge, donald trump said this country is divided and out of control and the theme for the first day here, make america safe again. with the curtain set to open inside on cleveland streets an unprecedented show of force including last-minute security changes in the wake of recent attacks. responding to the violence in
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baton rouge and president obama's comments condemning it, donald trump again on the attack arguing the president doesn't have a clue. adding our country is a divided crime scene and it will only get worse. hillary clinton calling the shootings targeting officers an assault on all of us. the head of cleveland's police union urging the governor to declare a state of emergency. governor kasich's office insisting no can do. all of it the backdrop to an unpredictable convention with a gop ticket trying to show a united front on "60 minutes." trump slammed clinton for supporting the iraq war insisting mike pence's vote for it doesn't matter. >> your running mate voted for it. >> i don't care. >> what do you mean you don't care that he voted? >> it's a long time ago.
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he's entitled to make a mistake every once in a while. >> reporter: trump making clear he'll be the attack dog if pence prefers to stay away from insults. >> she's crooked hillary. he shouldn't do it. it's different for him. he's not that kind of a person. we're different people. >> donald trump, this good man, i believe will be a great president of the united states. >> i love what he just said. >> reporter: true to form, trump concluding his vp rollout focusing on himself. >> i won in a landslide. this wasn't close. >> reporter: before introducing pence and leaving him on stage alone. this week's convention lineup has many republicans staying away. there will be two soap opera stars and five trumps. besides the candidate himself.
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among those actors speaking today, scott baio and antonio stefan jr. and mike flynn once considered a vp pick with trump. and headliner, mill ana trump. >> we began by asking about that "60 minutes" interview last night and all the things trump and pence disagreed on. >> they don't disagree on all of those issues. first of all, i remember when ronald reagan picked george bush and that relationship ended up with two presidents. more fundamentally as far as governor pence and donald trump are concerned, on a number of issues it's margins. it's not disagreement on issues. >> donald trump says he was against the war in iraq from the very beginning.
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governor pence voted for that war. >> the real problem is when obama became president and obama and clinton withdrew troops without plan for iraq which allowed for isis to grow. that's the fundamental problem in iraq and middle east right now and destabilizing everything and that's attributed to clinton's years as secretary of state and obama's presidency. >> can we talk about the process itself? a lot watched the process of picking the vice president. it's the first presidential level decision making process. there are multiple reports that donald trump wavered until the last minute hoping to have chance to pick someone else. >> that's because nobody wants to believe donald trump when donald trump does something. i was the one he was talking to. i know what was going on. he picked governor pence out of a process because he thought his record as governor was the record he needed in washington. >> pence says he got the call from trump to be his vp
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wednesday night. on thursday night, donald trump called into tv shows, cable shows, said i haven't made a final decision and he was also reportedly calling the other contenders saying i haven't made a decision. >> donald trump called saying that because he hadn't announced his final decision yet. >> was that untruthful? it wasn't a true statement? >> the only thing going on thursday night was he was so upset by what happened in nice and carnage that he saw on tv, that he called me and said we cannot announce our vice president tomorrow. this is not appropriate. >> he did announce him at 11:00 a.m. via twitter. >> talking about the event that we were going to do -- a formal event announcing him. so the only conversations that were going on were between he and i in between an event he was doing in california to get on a plane to fly back and the conversation totally focused on how do we move from friday to saturday. that's it. >> big victory for this campaign over the last couple of days. the rules committee basically shut down this vote your
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conscience movement to delegates cannot abandon trump on the floor of the convention. doesn't mean they can't make a lot of noise in the streets of cleveland. you have that in optics and you have key republicans who are simply not going to show up. most notably the sitting republican host governor of ohio, john kasich. how do you deal with those optics coming out of cleveland? >> first of all, you identify it correctly. few delegates in the convention or part of the never trump movement. it's very small. they were elected for other candidates and their passion hasn't left them yet. most delegates in the hall will be for donald trump and you'll see that. the people who are outside of the hall, those are paid people for the most part. this is not spontaneous volunteers coming here to hang out in cleveland. many are being paid. they're here to make mischief. that's true at the democratic convention, too. i'll be surprised if it has any impact at all. as far as people not at the convention, more people are at the convention. there were 16 candidates running. most of them will have a
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presence at this convention including all of the finalists except for kasich who frankly was invited to participate. i can't answer it. makes no sense. embarrassing his state frankly. if the party is going to be unified, we'll come out of the convention a strong team. selection of mike pence has brought the party together. we're going to come out of the convention ahead in the polls. >> good to have you with us in cleveland. good luck this week. thank you. take care. >> our conversation a bit earlier. let's bring in two people. chuck todd on my right. nicole wallace on the left. chuck, let me start with you. let's set the table for this convention. a few big moments in a presidential campaign. the convention is one. do you have high hopes? >> i'm interested to see. look, this is a jittery nation, jittery party. trump has two opportunities and two charges.
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opportunity is this is four days to reassure the country that he can be this guy. all this uncertainty that's out there, you're unsettled and feeling insecure, this is his opportunity to do that. the other thing he's got to do is reassure republicans he can win. i can't tell you how many professional republicans in town that are depressed and think it's over. he's got work to do just to make them come out of this going, oh, the party can win. >> let's talk about the kinds of things we'll hear from the podium over the next four days in the wake of shooting of police officers in baton rouge and dallas. the president spoke out and said we have to turn down the inflammatory rhetoric. in the same time period you have donald trump calling the president clueless and saying the nation is a divided crime scene. will we hear more of that in the convention hall behind us? >> we will. i don't think trump will go far to soothe the jittery nation but a chance to bring out that jittery party. the decision of pence really
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does send a signal he was acutely aware of the need to signal that he's a republican. jeb bush did an interview last week where he said the conservative movement is dead. donald trump is trying to breathe life in it and reassure the people gathered in cleveland this week. >> you mentioned governor pence. on substance, a choice that republicans are happy with. in terms of process and the rollout, the reports that trump was vacillating until the end and then the bizarre speech and rollout on saturday, what do you make of it? >> we're going to say this a lot. missed opportunity. it's the nicest way to put it. how did they blow this? this is not a hard thing to blow and they have totally blown it. i'm still just stunned that they have yet to campaign together. this is crazy. >> do you want to defend them? >> the interview last night was uncomfortable to watch in a modern age. the dynamic between them is
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lacking because there is no dynamic between them yet. they barely know each other. i was asked to give a grade last night. a t for trump-like. i guess this is how trump rolls. it's chaos. it's mayhem. we disagree but i think this convention will help trump. i think he'll come out of this ahead or even in the polls. >> a boost in the polls? >> i just think it's impossible to get a bump out of conventions anymore when you have them back to back. there's no time -- even if it's a great convention for him, democrats immediately start there. i think it mutes it. i think there's no movement after this. >> you wouldn't give it a t for trump? >> i'll give it a t for trump. vp rollout any hint of how this is going to go, the republican jitters may be worse. >> let's not prejudge.
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>> we'll have more from here in cleveland just ahead. by the way, you can catch live coverage of the convention tonight 10:00 eastern, 7:00 pacific right here on nbc. >> we got an e-mail this morning from our friend al roker that said going to rain, guys. baton down the hatches. what's it looking like? >> we may see a few more scattered showers and thunderstorms. i worked here for five years. i love the city of cleveland. 1978 to 1983. east 4th street is restaurant row. gorgeous. let's show you what's going on right now. we do have again some severe weather to talk about. you can see the line of showers and thunderstorms stretching from buffalo back on into central indiana and on into central illinois as well. we do have a risk of strong storms. 21 million people at risk for severe weather, damaging winds, heavy rain likely as this pushes to the east. what you're going to be seeing later today for cleveland for rnc for first day, sunny breaks. chance of storms by the afternoon and by evening we are looking at chamber of commerce
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weather tonight right on through the rest of the convention. that's what's going on. we'll get to your local forecast good morning. we have a first alert heat hazard in effect for philadelphia, p.a. suburbs, new jersey and delaware until it the evening hours. it will be very uncomfortable out there with temperatures topping out in the 90s. due points p points in the 60s . a quick look at your 10 day on
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10, some thunderstorms tonight until early tomorrow and then a break. coolest day on wednesday, 85. another heat wave in the works. >> a little cleveland history for you. that's the arcade. built in 1888. the first enclosed shopping mall in the united states. want to do a little shopping, nice little place to go. >> thank you for the tip. coming up, we'll have a lot more on that ambush-style attack on police officers in baton rouge and the trail of disturbing social media posts left by the killer. politics, passion and the police. what you can expect over the next four days here in cleveland at the republican national convention. is the city ready? we'll talk to the mayor. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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almost 25 minutes eastbound from the blue route to the vine expressway. speeds dropping in to the 30s. septa 6581 canceled. may affect your morning commute right now. doylestown trains, 5305 is running express to temple. the republican national convention is getting started today in cleveland. members of the pennsylvania delegation will hear from house speaker paul ryan this morning at the gop breakfast. our nbc 10 team will bring you live coverage from cleveland all week long and live recap showed air each night at the convention beginning tonight at 7:00. happening today, the philadelphia firefighter is looking for new members. a recruitment drive will be announced later this morning. the department is encouraging anyone who wants to be a firefighter to fill out and online application. we'll be back in 25 minutes.
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we're back now 7:30 on a monday morning. it's the 18th day of july. >> we are here at the center of the political universe. it's cleveland, ohio, where the republican party is holding its national convention. the site quicken loans arena. we dropped the rain tarp because the weather has cleared up. in a moment, we'll talk to the mayor of cleveland about how his city has prepared for a really big moment on the national stage. >> we want to begin this half hour though down in louisiana and the investigation into sunday's ambush-style attack on police officers in baton rouge. nbc's gabe gutierrez is there. gabe, good morning again. >> reporter: matt, good morning,
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again. as the city mourns its fallen officers, investigators search the gunman's home in kansas city, missouri, to try to find any information that might shed light on a motive. officers killed range in age from 32 to 45 years old. one sheriff's deputy this morning is in critical condition after being shot in the head and torso. the chaos erupted just before 9:00 a.m. sunday when someone called 911 to say a man dressed in black fatigues carrying a rifle. the gunman identified as gavin long. he was a marine sergeant once deployed to iraq for six months and on a website where he calls himself cosmo, he describes himself as a freedom strategist, a mental game coach and a nutritionalist. two weeks ago on a video he advocated a violent response. >> 100% of revolutions, of victims fighting their
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oppressors have been successful through fighting back. through bloodshed. zero have been successful with just simply protesting. it has never worked and it never will. you got to fight back. that's the only way a bully knows to quit. >> reporter: he was also part of an offshoot of the moment known as sovereign citizens who don't recognize the authority of the federal government. investigators looking through all this to try to piece together a more precise motive. back to you. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you. >> security was already high here in cleveland ahead of that shooting and in its wake of other attacks in the u.s. and around the world, new measures are being put in place. stephanie gosk with that part of the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: one of the big concerns following that terrible attack in nice, france, was that
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something similar could happen here. the police chief here in cleveland said they've included blocking key roads like this one. that's what these huge trucks are doing here. very little will be able to drive through when protests occur and thousands are on the street. the other concern that police have are that people will come here carrying their guns. there's a long list of banned items but because of ohio law, they are allowed to bring guns. you have the head of the police union yesterday calling on governor john kasich to declare a state of emergency to suspend that law but the governor says that's beyond his authority. now, the other factor you're going to deal with today when these protests really begin in earnest is going to be the weather. this morning you had these severe thunderstorms coming in. there are more forecast for today. you're going to have thousands of people out here both pro-trump and anti-trump and law
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enforcement knows one of the best ways for crowd control is with a little bad weather. back to you. >> stephanie, thank you very much. frank jackson is the mayor of cleveland. nice to see you. good morning. >> good morning. >> i want to talk about the readiness especially of the police force here. we know that in the wake of the police shootings down in dallas the open carry laws created some confusion. you have similar laws here. are you worried about it? should that law be suspended temporarily? >> if you ask my preference, of course. that's the law of the land. we'll enforce the law. as my police chief tells me, there's also a condition and responsibility to those who are engaged in open carry. we enforce that side also. >> obviously it is within an individual's right here in ohio to carry a weapon if he or she is licensed. are you or your police chief making a request, folks, if you wouldn't mind leave your weapons at home, it would make things
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f more clear for officers trying to monitor the protests. >> it's been very clear. we haven't done it specifically. as know, those who are intent on making their point around open carry will make that point regardless of what we say and we recognize that. just yesterday we had a small protest with open carry. nothing happened as a result of that. so we're prepared for it. we've done everything that we could and should do and so now it's about execution, implementation. >> it does seem ironic, mr. mayor, some of the things you can't have around that convention center, a water gun, umbrella with a metal tip, tennis balls, mace, canned goods, glassed bottles. one thing you can have is a gun. >> it's a contradiction, that's right. >> before we had what happened in orlando, in nice, in baton rouge, in dallas, it was a
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security challenge. have you made adjustments to your security in light of what we've seen recently? >> that's a better question for my police chief. he has briefed me and what he has said is as we have prepared for things, that we tweak those just like you saw the snowplow trucks. we know that in one city where they drove into a group of people so they made some adjustments and tweaks. of course they don't tell me everything and won't tell you anything. >> you also want to walk a line. you're the mayor of a great city of cleveland, ohio. you want this place to be safe for the convention but you don't want the image people take away on television that this is an armed fortress. >> it's a challenge. we knew when we asked for a convention that we would have these challenges. of course these challenges get magnified when there are external things that happen, but
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that's part of being successful when you want something and you want something of this magnitude, you just have to deal with it. >> you have a busy few days. >> good to have you here. thanks for having us here. we'll take a turn and go to weather and al is here. you lived in cleveland for a while. >> i did. five years. a great city. i've seen this thing just blow up as far as the food scene, the economics. it's just a terrific major world class city. let's also show you things are heating up here. things are heating up around the country. we're talking about a huge dome of high pressure that's going to expand. 130 million people will expect heat indices of 100 degrees or more. today it will feel like 100 in oklahoma. 106 in little rock. 96 in atlanta. 102 in tampa. look at tomorrow. st. louis, feel like 105. 102 in omaha.
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this goes right into the latter part of the week. relatively high humidities. look at the temperatures. these are air temperatures. des moines by friday, 100. 102 in st. louis. minneapolis, 98. and that moves east as we get toward the end of the week. look at these temperatures. hottest temperatures of the year, washington saturday, 100. 98 in richmond. near 100 in new york city. heat indices, the way it feels is going to feel like it's over 105 throughout much of the northeast and parts of the midwest. so it is dangerous heat. we are going to have to watch this very, very closely. that's what's going onround a good morning. i'm meteorologist erika martin. we have a first alert heat hazard in effect until the evening hours. it will be very uncomfortable out there with temperatures topping out in the 90s. dew points in the 60s and 70s. be sure you follow us on social media for more updates. a quick look at your 10 day on
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10. thunderstorms tonight. coolest day of the week on wednesday, 85. but then another heat wave in the works. >> and that's your latest weather. > warm, soothing beverage fo you, al. >> thank you very much. >> you're out on the street doing your job. we love you. we'll fill that up later. >> wow. >> blows your mind. al, thank you. coming up on "trending," can you consider it a vacation if you have to take the kids? >> i know how to answer that question and five things you need to know about melania trump need to know about melania trump as the potential first lady ♪ it's here, but it's going by fast. the opportunity of the year is back: the mercedes-benz summer event.
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builds on the trump slogan of make america great again. >> the theme for tonight is make america safe again. focus on national security and immigration. but the headliner tonight will be someone with a more personal connection to donald trump. his wife, melania. >> for more on that, let's go to nbc's hallie jackson. already inside the arena coping it out. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah and matt. new this morning, we're learning that donald trump himself will be here at the convention site. unusual for a candidate. trump wants to be here to support his wife melania when she takes that stage. the biggest turn on the national political stage. she's a former model and met her husband at a party. here's five things you may not have known. the spotlight almost always on her husband but tonight it's melania's turn. >> he would be the best president. >> reporter: a rare presence on the campaign trail, still
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somewhat of a mystery to many. >> we will make america great again. >> reporter: here's what you may not know about melania trump. first, if her husband wins the white house, she would make modern history. not because of her former modeling career -- >> it's rare to have somebody who posed wearing almost nothing on the cover of a magazine be the first lady in the white house. >> reporter: instead, melania trump would be the first foreign born first lady since john adams wi wife. second, she's not as shy as she seems. >> she gets upset when you call her shy. she says i just want to speak when i have something to say. that's not that often. >> reporter: like when "gq" reported on a half brother her father never acknowledged a furious trump took to facebook defending her parents as private citizens. trump not afraid to push back
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when she has to. fiercely protective of her family and that brings us to number three. glitzy and glamorous in public. she's actually kind of a homebody. like her husband, trump doesn't drink and prefers to stay in with her 10-year-old son. >> i'm a full-time mom but i support my husband 100%. >> reporter: number four, number five, that's how many languages she speaks. and finally, in her free time, here's something you may not expect. the jet setting couple with their own private plane relaxes with road trips. >> when they want to relax and get away from all of the staff, they just drive their bentley into the countryside. >> reporter: both ready to step on the gas gearing up for the campaign's most critical week yet. and just to give you a sense, this is vip box where the family will watch melania trump speak tonight. this will be their view of the stage. a top aide tells me the speech will be probably under ten
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minutes. expect to hear mrs. trump talk about her path to this country as an immigrant and share personal stories about her husband hoping to show a different side of him. that's the theme of the speakers taking stage all week long. when you look at the breakdown, it's half washington insiders but the other half, nonpoliticians like trump's friends and family. >> hallie, thank you. we'll have more coverage from cleveland just ahead. >> first, we thought it would be interesting to share some memorable moments from conventions past and what the wives of other nominees have had to say about their husbands. >> they say that parents often have to get out of the house when their kids go off to college. i told george i thought running for president might be just a little extreme. >> this boy i met at a high school dance comes in. his name is mitt romney and you should really get to know him. >> let's make it one more for
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good morning. a few minutes before 8:00 on your monday. let's get your full forecast from erika martin. a hot one to start. >> oh, my gosh, a really hot day. very muggy, as well. dew points in the 60s and 70s. philadelphia, suburbs, new jersey, delaware, everybody is included in this heat hazard until early evening hours. it will be really unabilicomfor. try to stay comfortable. we're tracking showers and thunderstorms for the evening commute. so a heads up now. follow us on social media for more updates. and now express ca jessica ton with a slow up? >> vine street expressway, near 24th, i soochled in on the
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accident scene headed westbound. so taking out the left lane. so fewer lanes headed through the area. so westbound toward schuylkill expressway, we're starting to see delays with the left lane being lost. rest of the drive times still slow, 95 south from woodhaven road into the vine street expressway, 26. 28 east on the schuylkill. and blue ridge, 25 minutes down to 95. delegates from our area getting ready for start of the republican national convention in cleveland. today the focus is on making america safe again. those delegates will hear from house speaker paul ryan at today's gop breakfast. and don't miss our live shows each night at 7:00 and 24 hours a day on the nbc 10 app. 2457k thanks for joining us. another live update in 25 minutes.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, on alert. >> shots fired. officers down. >> tensions rise in cities across the nation in the wake of the shooting of police officers in baton rouge and dallas. >> keep moving. >> more on the gunman, the victims and the investigation. plus, ready, set, gop. day one of the rnc and we're on the ground in cleveland as we look at how donald trump is looking his stamp on the time honored tradition of political conventions. and taylor's new tif. swift finds herself embroiled in another controversy this time with kanye west and kim
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>> we have to do research there later. we have more on the start of the convention in just a moment. let's begin this half hour with the investigation into that deadly attack on police officers that happened in baton rouge, louisiana. >> this morning we're learning more about the shooter and the victims. let's bring back nbc's gabe gutierrez. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. investigators are poring over surveillance video at the scene and the gunman's lengthy social media history. in a recent youtube post he did advocate violence following the police shooting death of alton sterling here in baton rouge. >> shots fired! >> reporter: frantic calls over police radio came in just before 9:00 a.m. sunday. gunfire at a baton rouge gas station less than a mile from police headquarters. three officers killed. three others injured in what police are calling an ambush. the fallen officers, montrell
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jackson, matthew gerald and brad garafola. the gunman identified as gavin long shot dead by police. police say the former marine wore black fatigues and was armed with a rifle. sunday was long's 29th birthday. overnight investigators swarmed his home in kansas city, missouri. some federal law enforcement officials say they are looking at whether he was associated in the past with a sovereign citizen movement, an extremist group that holds anti-government beliefs. >> we want to make sure he wasn't working with anybody else and nobody else is involved. >> reporter: on july 8th, long posted this message on his youtube page. >> i'm the alpha made. i stand up and stand firm and stand for mine until the end. until the last day in this flesh. i'm not the flesh. i'm not the body. i have a body. >> reporter: late sunday president obama urged americans to avoid hateful rhetoric.
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>> everyone right now focus on words and actions that can unite this country rather than divide it further. >> reporter: the latest attack on police officers comes less than two weeks after the police shooting death of alton sterling, which thrust baton rouge into a national conversation about the use of police force. days later, five officers were shot and killed in dallas and in the days since threats have reportedly been made against police in at least seven states. baton rouge now the latest city mourning its police officers. and again investigators are still trying to pinpoint an exact motive and this morning a sheriff's deputy remains in critical condition after being shot in the head and torso. two other officers are recovering from nonlife threatening injuries. >> gabe gutierrez in baton rouge. thank you. >> that attack further heightening the focus on security here at the rnc in cleveland. what's being done to control
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crowds and manage demonstrations? peter alexander is here with more on that angle of the story. peter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. we're inside the home of the cleveland cavaliers and we can final say it's game time. donald trump himself who doesn't speak until thursday of this week revealing he'll be in cleveland when his wife melania speaks tonight as republicans get ready to kick off the party's pageant. this morning all eyes on cleveland as delegates and party officials arrive. >> this is a great time for cleveland and northeast ohio to shine. >> reporter: in the wake of the terror attack in nice and police officer shootings in baton rouge and dallas, security is very tight. more than 400 additional officers have been sworn in and trained to spot any potential threat. >> during the planning process for rnc, we planned for anything and everything that can happen. >> reporter: on sunday, the rnc unveiled its program of
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speakers. tonight's focus, make america safe again. but after a nasty primary, the republican convention's main focus is on party unity. >> we have five days to bring everybody together, educate everybody, come out of this thing very strong. >> reporter: outside of the convention all it's all things trump. inside, 150,000 balloons are waiting to be dropped with republican heavyweights including paul ryan rehearsing speeches. for the next week, cleveland will be at the center of american politics. >> we're excited that cleveland has this opportunity to be in the spotlight. trump is the nominee. he's got the delegates. i think republican party will come together and support the ticket. >> reporter: there are protests and demonstrations planned outside all week. security as we noted will be
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significant here. 3.5 miles of steel security fence wrap around this arena and speaking to some of that anxiety, the head of the largest police union in cleveland asked the governor to temporarily suspend the law that allows people to legally openly carry firearms on the streets. governor john kasich's office saying no can do. they are powerless to arbitrarily change that. >> you can catch complete coverage throughout the day. we'll be especially nice to you this week because you're doing double duty. "primetime" with lester and chuck and waking up early for us. >> you're afraid i'll be grouchy. >> let's head to new york for a check of top stories with sheinelle jones.
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>> another americans identified among 84 people killed when a driver plowed his truck through a crowd thursday in nice. bill neely is in nice where a moment of silence was observed today. >> reporter: a profound minute of silence here but anger, too. the prime minister was booed by the crowd at the end. french are not feeling safe today. meanwhile, it's been confirmed that a third american is among the dead. a student from the university of california-berkeley. days of grief and dozens of dead were marked in a minute of motionless silence in nice and across france. mourning among others american student nick leslie who was 20 now confirmed dead. >> something interesting about nice. >> reporter: he posted his love of nice on social media before going to the doomed thursday celebration with friends. in texas, memorials to the two other americans killed. sean copeland and his
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11-year-old son, brodie. all victims of mohamed of lahouaiej. survivors including americans met still in shock. >> the terror of not knowing what would happen. the shock. >> it was just hell. it was just something coming toward me. and then people were lying there lying rag dolls. >> he was going at high speed running on the people. >> reporter: people spat their fury at the place where the truck driver died. the anger, shock and grief here won't fade easily. the police are still questioning six people about the attack. meanwhile, the french government said this morning so far the investigation hasn't shown that the attacker had any links to
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isis or links to any terror network. sheinelle? >> thank you. turkey is demanding that the count country needs to -- thousands of supporters have been detained including 100 generals and admirals. four people charged with helping a florida murder suspect escape from custody. he's still on the loose and police say he may now have a weapon. he was seen on camera running from a ft. lauderdale courthouse friday during a hearing. investigators say two of his alleged accomplices were in the courtroom and signaled the prisoner when his getaway car arrived and phoned the driver and partner to let them know the fugitive was on his way out. two people who heard a puppy crying inside a storm drain had
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to be rescued from firefighters after they crawled into the drain system and got stuck. they had to crawl several miles until their own cries for help were heard by a passing bicyclist. it took firefighters an hour to cut open the drain and get them how the. back to matt and savannah in cleveland. >> no good deed goes unpunished. just ahead, one thing you need to share with your partner to make your relationship happier. it's like kathie lee and hoda get along so well. >> why never before seen videos of marilyn monroe question, are my teeth yellow?
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reality cleveland is what's trending today. we have our political analyst nicole wallace joining this section. >> the brains of this operation. >> you're in trouble if that's the case. >> get ready, nicole. a photo starting a lot of attention at the convention. we'll show it to you. it's donald trump's portrait. the official guide. no one would know this better than you. it's a glamorous photo. >> yes. and normally these pictures look like a christmas card picture. we've done them for our cards. this is so donald trump. maybe when you are married to someone as beautiful as melania, you want her looking at you with all of her love. this is just so trump. >> it works. >> there's a new saying going around speaking of couples. okay. got melania and donald. the saying is drink together and you'll stay together.
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that's what a new study from the university of michigan is claiming. the study's author found that in particular if one spouse drinks and the other does not, that couple is probably more dissatisfied in their marriage. marriages in which each spouse drinks are reported being happier. one reason for this could be that couples who take part in leisurely activities together, you could try -- >> i feel like i've been hacked. >> i love you, man. you're beautiful. i love you. >> in moderation it is nice to have a glass of wine with your honey or whatever. >> don't want to get sloppy drunk. >> exactly. summer vacation time in full swing. we have a parenting contributor who wrote a blog that brings up an interesting point. it will be controversial at this
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table. is it really a vacation if you have to bring your kids with you? she says before kids she and her husband took exciting vacations could lie on the beach all day long and now it's fretting about where their kids are and keeping an eye on them, et cetera. do we agree? do kids ruin vacations? >> no. the. >> i would have to say some of my greatest vacations ever, top five, were with the kids. >> my 60th birthday with my children was the best vacation ever. >> i love taking my little guy everywhere. i would bring him here if i could. >> it's different. that doesn't mean you shouldn't travel with your spouse by yourself. >> the idea of standing at a ski slope with your entire family is great. i love it.
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>> let's do "pop starts." carson is holding down the studio. we have a lot to cover. >> let's get to it. first up, the taylor swift and kanye west saga rolls on. have you heard about this one yet. spurred by new video kim kardashian uploaded to her snapchat account. when kanye released "famous" it contained a lyric calling taylor a not so nice word and taylor lashed out but kim kardashian said that's not the case and posted proof. here's video kim recorded of the phone conversation that kanye had with taylor swift to get approval of the lyrics. >> i feel like me and taylor might still have sex. >> yeah, i mean, go with whatever line you think is better. it's tongue and cheek either way. i appreciate you telling me about it. that's really nice. >> i thought i had responsibility to you as a
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friend. thanks for being so cool about it. >> so it appears at that taylor was aware of the song and did give approval there but in her latest tweet she says that kanye in that conversation never mentioned calling her the b word in the song and thus is not supportive of it. she wrote furthermore being falsely painted as a liar when i was never given the full story or played any part of the song is character assassination. i guess kanye told her he would play her some of the song, that never happened. up next, we move to marilyn monroe. never before seen video released exclusive to "today" captured by a fashion photographer who took behind the scenes footage from the sidelines of various movie shoots such as "prince and show girl" and video of her wedding to arthur miller. green attended the backyard reception and captured these moments showing us a sign of marilyn mondroe we have never
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seen before. the exhibition runs through the 24th of july. a quick look back at time at celebrities first instagram photos. you're looking at martha stewart's blurry photos of muffins that look delicious even blurry. justin timberlake took this photo. and surprisingly, kyle jenner's first picture was of a fireplace. back to you in cleveland. >> all right, carson. thank you very much. let's get a check of the weather now from mr. roker. >> okay, guys. thanks so much. a nice group of folks all clevelanders coming on down. let's see what we've got going on and we are talking about again some heavier showers and thunderstorms that will redevelop here in cleveland. right now some heavy activity through central and southern
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iowa. out west, weather looking gorgeous. the big story will be heat today. 100 stretching from almost coast to coast. 90s as you get into the southeast, mid-atlantic states. 70s into the plains. for today, we do have a risk of strong storms northeast up into new england and the ohio river valley. sunshine along the west coast. do look for showers down from florida all of the way into the soutast. that'she w i'm meteorologist erica martin. we have a first alert heat hazard in philadelphia, the p.a. suburbs, new jersey and delaware until the evening hours. going to be uncomfortable with temperatures tropping out in the 90s, dew points in the 60s and sfblts. follow us on social media. thunderstorms for tonight until early tomorrow morn and then a break. coolest day of the week on wednesday. 85 degrees, but then we have another heat wave in the works. >> that's your latest weather. guys?
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>> al, thank you so much. it would not be a convention without nbc specithout nbc spec correspondent tom brokaw covering every election and convention since 1968. good morning. good to see you here in cleveland. >> go ahead to be here. >> i mentioned 1968. there's something about this time and how unsettled we are as a nation that reminds us. >> there was a different dimension in '68. we were in a big war. the president of the united states was forced to step down. and then in chicago, it was a running riot for every day of the convention. there was a deep divide about what the party should be. there are echos of that here. donald trump is taking over the republican party. it's a party from the ground up given delegates he has here. two pages of prominent republicans who are not going to be here. senators, governors, congressmen. that kind of thing. this will be a real struggle for the soul of the party. >> one thing we've spoken about
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a lot with the mayor and security in the wake of what we expect to be wide scale protests here in the streets of cleveland. i want your take on what is our responsibility as the people covering this convention and covering these protests to make sure we get it right? >> i think be even handed is the big issue. in '68 it was an emotional time because kids captured a lot of people. when you look back on it, the kids did a lot of things that were out of line. >> there was no social media and there weren't images that could be flashed immediately. >> there are -- we're going to do a story this week on social media. it has taken a very prominent place underappreciated by mainstream media and impact of social media on voters and moved a lot of what donald trump has realized here. we do our job. people will look in on us and we have to tell story best we can about what is going on and
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motivation is and how police are responding to it. there were no preparations in '68 for this thing. they had a line of police officers outside. they didn't have long lines and credentials and everything. it could be a pivotal moment. >> you mentioned how donald trump is redefining the republican party and his supporters would say he's moving it closer to where the base of the party is where people are opposed to establishment folks that may not come to this convention. >> he's moving it to a piece of where the party is. the fact is we see in the polls, women and hispanic are not as inclined to them as white working class males and that will be the test. if he's successful in the fall, he'll have a hold on the party. if not, they'll come back and say we want our party back. we'll see.
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good morning. i'm katy zachry. just a few minutes before 8:30 on your monday. let's get your neighborhood forecast with meteorologist erika martin. hi, erika. >> conditions for today will certainly be not that great. so we do have warming up temperatures for today, at least through wednesday. then finally conditions will start to improve by wednesday and warming up thursday, friday, and saturday. back to you. >> thank you so much. let's get a check of traffic right now. septa is adding an additional five cars to the fleet today and will add another five later in the week. a newly adjusted regional rare schedule is in effect. i'm sure that's part of the morning traffic updates. let's check in with jessica.
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>> we're starting off with septa, of course, with some delays and trains running express. 207 is running express to temple. doylestown is also running express. that means the trains are too full and have to pass people on the platforms. thorndale is running 43 minutes late and also watching for an accident in lower providence. >> thank you. >> happening today, philadelphia city leaders will announce the first neighborhood schools chosen to be part of the community schools initiative. the schools will combine education with community-wide services. everything from medical services to job training would be offered at the schools. i'm katy zachry. thanks for joining us. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather with the nbc10 app. now back to the "today" show.
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♪ >> 8:30. it's monday morning. 18th of july, 2016. we're in cleveland with some of our closest friends out here. the republican convention is here this week. cleveland is the center of the universe but new york is not too shabby either. we have a big concert on the plaza on friday. celine dion will be there friday morning. >> i wonder if those people say they're in cleveland today? >> we told you. >> coming up, we know that when
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we go on the road, one of our favorite things to do is sample the local cuisine. we will not miss out on that here in cleveland. we'll check out some of ohio's finest foods behind us in a little while. first, carson joined by hoda and sheinelle on the plaza. nice to see you all. >> let's hear it for the b team. this morning, we'll expose the biggest financial fears and how to face them. >> today's olympic moment. we're just 18 days away from the rio olympic games. and on this day 40 years ago, a 14-year-old gymnast got the first ever perfect 10 for uneven bars routine. >> i remember that. >> back to cleveland. al, a first check of the weather
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here. >> let's show you what's going on. this heat is going to be very dangerous as we get into latter part of the week. upwards of 133 million people expecting heat indices of more than 100 degrees. it feels well over 100 from tampa all of the way out to st. louis and back out to san antonio. tomorrow, more of the same. that heat really centered in the midsection of the country and as we get toward the end of the week, it just gets worse. we're looking for extreme high temperatures combined with relative humidity. air temperatures will be over 100 through a wide swath and as you move to the east, we're going to look at again temperatures that will feel like it's well over 105 degrees with actual air temperatures close to 100. this is very, very dangerous. that's wha good morning. i'm meteorologist erika martin. we have a first alert heat hazard in philadelphia, the p.a. suburbs, new jersey and delaware until the evening hours.
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going to be uncomfortable with temperatures topping out in the 90s, dew points in the 60s and 70s. be sure to follow us on social media for more updates. a quick look at your ten-day on 10. thunderstorms for tonight until early tomorrow morning and then a break. coolest day of the week on wednesday. 85 degrees, but then, we have another heat wave in the works. >> that's yours your latest wea. >> now to a special series we call living legends. this morning one of the most influential people in television history. >> that's right. al got to sit down with the legendary norman leer. >> it was a thrill for me. it was over a pastrami sandwich. norman and i had a chance to talk about his career, things that are tearing our culture apart that were happening 40 years ago and why he believes there's a chance for a brighter future. i know you wanted a peastrami
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sandwich. norman lear is called the most prolific producer of the small screen dominating television in the 1970s with ground breaking hits like "all in the family," "sanford and sons" and "the jeffersons." lear says he still has a few things left to say. when you look at the body of your work, what are you most proud of? >> often i hear my dad and how he laughed. he had a touch of argentinean in him. we laughed together. as human beings we're versions of one another. >> your shows delved into race. why have we not progressed? >> we don't have leadership that gets us into the proper conversations. >> my daughter is married to the
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white guy over here. >> could you make "all in the family" today? >> i think given the amount of cable networks, yes. could i for the four networks as we know them? i don't think so. >> when you look at what's been happening in this country and especially in the last two weeks, if you were on the air today with a sitcom, would you address these issues? >> absolutely. i think they should be addressed. absolutely. it should be a national conversation. what the hell is going on? the importance of sharing what is common to us in our own humanity. every version of it. >> ladies and gentlemen, norman lear. >> lear's name is back on the screen in a new documentary based on his life and career set to be released nationwide later this month. >> my bumper sticker has read for some years just another version of you. that's where they got the title.
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>> norman, that hat. is that your favorite hat? you're known to wear hats. >> in the world this is my favorite. not just my favorite hat, this is my favorite garment. >> what's the origins of the hat? >> the simple origin of the hat when i was writing 16 hours a day, i would scratch my scalp. my wife at one point threw a hat on me and said don't take that off. i loved it. i fell in love with it. >> here is where i am today. doctors tell me i'm in excellent health looking down my arm what my father's hand is doing hanging out of my sleeve. >> going to be 94. what's the secret? >> i think it has as much to do as living in the moment as anything. it's taken me almost 94 years.
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93 years, 11 months. sometimes minutes and seconds to get to this moment where i see smiling opposite me and pastrami that separates us. maybe we ought to think about that racially. it's all about pastrami. >> it's just a meat sandwich between you and me. ♪ >> do you think about your legacy? >> i'm forced to think about it because people are asking me. i would say he mattered but only if i could help people understand that's true of all of us. every day is another production. >> he'll be 94 in a couple weeks. we remember back in 2000, he paid over $8 million for the declaration of independence. took it on tour across the country. truly a great american. >> i love the comment he said to me looks down and says what's my
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father's hand doing hanging out of my sleeve. great guy. >> let's send it back to new york. hoda is there. >> carson asked if al ate the sandwich. >> we both did. >> okay. coming up, jean chatzky on the top fears most women have been money and best way to handle all of that. first, what is it? >> this is "today" on nbc. when you're the parent of a disabled child, you realize that the world can be a harsh place. but you also realize it can be a really loving, wonderful place. when i saw donald trump mock somebody who was disabled, i was appalled. you gotta see this guy... ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh, i don't remember! that reporter suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms. it told me everything i need to know about his heart and what he believes deep down. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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we're back at 8:40 with our brand new series "her two cents." all about women and our relationship with money. >> you're one of the girls. this morning top five fears. jean chatzky, good morning. money is one of those things we as women -- i'm guilt of this, too -- don't love discussing. >> two-thirds of the women and there were 2,000 of them who answered our survey said we don't talk about this. we either don't like to do it or
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we simply don't do it, wihich i one of the big reasons i launched my new podcast called her money. it's a continuing conversation weekly on itunes so i hope people will subscribe. >> number one fear is we worry we'll run out of money as we get older. >> there's a reason for this. the life span of women is going up and up. women outlive men by seven years. that means 90% of us will be alone at some point in our life. the thing you have to do sooner rather than later is look at your numbers. are you on track to have ten times your income put away for retirement before you retire? >> ten times? >> ten times. if you're not, right size your life now. look at housing, transportation, other big expenses and start to shrink them. >> another big fear is losing a spouse. how do you start that conversation now if you're not aware of your own family's
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finances. >> sit down with your spouse and say i need to know. chances are i'm going to outlive you. we need to talk about who the important people are in our financial life, where the money is held and if you're the person paying all of the bills, i want to sit down with you and do it with you at least a couple times a year. if what you're fearful of is not information but in fact the income, it would be nice to go out and earn extra money but that takes time. look at the amount of life insurance that you're carrying. term life insurance is reasonable. cover eight to ten times your income and cost of paying off the mortgage and college. >> tough conversation. you have to have it. number three surprised me, it was becoming a bag lady. >> it's a real fear. it comes from a place of seeing another woman in your life struggle. a mother, an aunt, an older friend. you have to separate what's going on in your head from reality of your financial life. look at your own data points.
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if you're putting away 10% to 15% of your retirement, paying down your credit card bills, if you have health insurance, you're doing okay and should be able to dial back that fear. >> fear number four, losing your job. >> 2008 was not so long ago. many of us know people who came through the recession and lost jobs and had trouble getting back on your feet. you have to have a reality check about how you're doing at work right now which means looking at your prior reviews and being honest about it. >> you can't really control it. sometimes you're totally blind-sided. >> i think we always need to look for plan b. >> prepare for what if i lose my job. >> you want to make sure you're linkedin profile is always up to date and resume is up to date and if you're not in habit of networking, once a week out for coffee. >> one thing so many people i know, you're in credit card debt. am i ever going to get out from
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under this. >> if you would solve this problem, others would take care of this. we're on track to hit 2008 levels in the near term. and the average family that carries credit card debt has 16,000 worth. it cost $2,400 a year just to pay the interest on that debt. >> what do you pay first? >> do the avalanche method. line up your credit cards. highest interest rate first. try to reduce the interest rates on any of them that you can and pay all of your extra money toward that highest interest rate card make minimum payments on the rest. >> playing solitaire with your cards. line them up. >> exactly. >> jean, thank you so much. >> thanks so much. coming up tomorrow, the biggest fights that we have over women. us ladies. find this great advice that jean has throughout the week at the newest products for your hair, face and skin. all the things we're interested
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goes on like a creamy gloss. sets to this matte finish that lasts all day. it's a gel based formula so unlike long wear lipstick that would dry out your lips, this would not dry them out. >> it's lovely. not even on your teeth. >> comes in 16 shades. >> what's next? mascara. >> this is 10.99. it's double ended. it has a primer that you swipe on first. thickens lashes and helps mascara attach to each lash and formula ultrablack coats lashes with thickening fibers and blush is curved. it's like using a lash curler. lengthening, thickening and curl all in one. >> often you get primer in a different tube so you try to keep track. >> tell me about it. >> best foundation is maybelline dream velvet foundation. another gel based formula. it goes on nice and creamy.
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then it sets to this beautiful powder finish that will last all day. but because it's got great moisturizers and gel based, it does not dry out your skin. no caking. you get all of the benefits of a long wear foundation without any dryness. >> it has spf. >> it comes in 12 shades. one for every skin tone. >> this is cool. best shampoo and conditioner is tresemme. >> there are so many out there. what makes this great. >> 4.99 each. a lot of women skip conditioner because they worry it will weigh down their hair. but, this one you do conditioner first. takes getting use to. then you shampoo and it gets rid of all of that excess conditioner it leaves behind just enough to keep your hair soft. >> i like to buy two in one. do you ladies have that?
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peptides. and now broad spectrum spf 30. and wet skin moisturizer. i'm telling you. this makes your skin soft for 24 hours. >> thank you so much. we'll head back to cleveland for a taste of ohio's finest foods. first, you know what this is? >> it's "today" on nbc. one american park is larger than yellowstone, yosemite, grand canyon and glacier national parks combined. and that's not the only thing you can only find in new york state. ♪ you can find it all only in new york.
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welcome back to "today." we have matt, savannah and al in cleveland for the opening day of the republican convention. hoda and i are here. guys, it's never a road trip without food. >> look at this. we'll bring this back to you in five days. we have made our way to the patio here on east 4th street and check out what we've got laid out here. here's our tour guide this morning. >> if you're going to progressive field and you're going to have a hot dog, you have to put bertman's mustard on it. it's a local mustard. it's terrific. >> lay it on me. >> i'll bite the other end there. >> real good. real good. >> you happen to be eating a
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happy hot dog. the happy hot dog here is very, very popular. over 50 toppings including peanut butter. >> nothing bland about that mustard. that's good mustard. >> now, we showed you in the norman lear piece, cleveland's answer to the deli. these are mile high pastrami sandwiching. corned beef. ruben. terrific with a dill pickle. i saw you eating pickles. are you pregnant? >> i'm a cliche. i don't think my mouth is big enough for this. >> yes, it is. >> making it easy for you. >> you set it up and you kick them through. that's amazing. >> okay. don't look at me. >> you know what would be great on this? a little of that mustard. >> it's a bipartisan sandwich.
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both president bush and vice president biden have been there. >> all right. you have to have one of these. jimmy fallon said these are amazing. >> okay. >> you know what washes them down well? >> we're not quite done yet. >> you have more. >> this is from cincinnati. the question is how do you eat your chili? people put chili on it and put it on spaghetti and in buns and top it with a ton of cheddar cheese. >> 30 seconds left. >> great beers here including this last one. they have it back in the studio. this is a fantastic -- it's old
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city. >> it's nonalcoholic for me. >> this is the thirsty dog. give that a try. >> old city soda is good if you can't drink. cheers, guys. >> cheers. >> delicious. >> what do you have coming up? >> benjamin bratt coming up and we'll talk about hidden talents. this is delicious. cheers to you guys. >> it's going t good morning. i'm katy zachry. just a few minutes before 9:00 a.m. on your mand. let's get your forecast and the forecast for the rest of the week from erika martin. going to be a hot one. >> another hot day, katy. conditions for today means a first alert heat hazard already in effect. follow us on twitter and on facebook for more updates. everybody is under this heat hazard. philadelphia, the suburbs, new
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jersey, delaware. that's in effect untle this evening when the sun sets. we have dew points in the 60s and 70s for today. be sure to bring the pets indoors and take care of the elderly. the hour-by-hour forecast, embedded thunderstorms moving in towards the southeast. we'll keep you updated on social media and you'll see there our ten-day outlook. >> the ten-day on the bottom of the screen and it looks hot. >> checking with jessica boyington. what's happening on the roads? >> watching the 30 bypass right now. seeing major delays here, and this is headed westbound approaching 340, and that's because we have a downed tree and debris spill in the area above that. also in lower pots grove. drive times are slow, spaelg on the schuylkill. 32 minutes there. >> thank you. the republican national convention gets started today in cleveland, ohio. members of the pennsylvania delegation will hear from house speaker paul ryan this morning
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at the gop breakfast. >> our nbc 10 team will bring you live coverage from cleveland all week long and live recap shows each night of the convention, beginning tonight at 7:00 p.m. >> inphiladelphia fire department is looking for new members. the department is encouraging anyone who wants to be a firefighter to fill out an online application from now until early september. we'll be back in 25 with another update.
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this morning on "today's take," benjamin bratt on "the infiltrator." wait until you see what we can do when we reveal our hidden talents and guilt free diet friendly brownie coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome, everybody, to "today" on this monday morning, july 18th, 2016. look at us. who are these people? why are they on? >> i'm hoda kotb along with jenna wolfe -- jenna bush hager.
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>> i don't feel too hot. >> she thought she had pink eye from makeup and put plastic gloves on. >> i don't have pink eye. >> how do you know? >> i'll go to the eye doctor after this. i woke up and my eye was swollen shot. does it look bad? >> i have to say, she did good. >> thank goodness for edna. >> here's the thing about jenna, when you come in and don't feel good, you stay home and wine. you could come in with a limb severed. >> you should wear a mask. >> if you like country music and you like rap music and put them in a blender, this is the song that would come out. it's called "vacation."
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give it a little. ♪ ♪ let's party like we're on vacation ♪ ♪ toes up in the sand ♪ cold one in my hand ♪ toes up in the sand >> by the way, this is like your theme song. you just got back from vacation. how was it? >> it was so great. usually when i go on vacation, we go somewhere to like a destination. we really didn't. we just kind of hung out. we had a staycation. it was so much fun. and people just kept dropping in on our staycation. >> i tried to come over. i knocked. you never let me in. >> we went over -- kathy ryan is my assistant and lives nearby. we went over to her house and
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then all of a sudden all of the "today" show was there. amanda was there. that's kathy ryan's husband in the back. >> i like that look on joel. plaid shirt. lumberjack. >> then we started drinking at kathy's house and then it turned into one of those things like alex -- you know alex from the plaza. he put on his taylor swift tank top which was my favorite thing of all. that's kathy ryan's husband. me with the slick back looked. look at alex. look. come on. come on. >> did he dance? >> funky dance party. >> i love him. i love his skinny white jeans. who knew he had a booty like that. >> this is what happened last night. i went to bed. i was shaking.
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can you please sleep on the couch. that happens after a lot of marriage. i took medicine that's breaking my fever. >> do you feel better or worse? >> i'm sorry that i'm sweating. hoda talk me to blow dry my armpits in commercial breaks. come here for a minute. one of the first days together. here's a blow dryer. >> in commercial breaks i dart out. >> we moved her to a big girl bed. for anyone with a toddler, you know -- we trained her in a great way. her doctor taught her how to stay in that room. she can do things like ride a horse and put on a strange hat. yesterday morning that's how i found her.
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giddy up mama. you are a texan in a new yorker body. so cute and brilliant. >> she's the best. speaking of babies and twins and all of that, there's a beautiful video. talk about this. >> this is a photo of twin girls holding hands. they were born 45 seconds apart. when the doctors held them close to each other, they clasped hands. >> they really did. >> they shared a sack. now they're 2 years old. they are best pals. they still hold hands. if one of the twins is crying, they'll find a way to comfort her. they take care of each other. dad goes to the store and they have to go together. >> was that how you were?
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>> barbara and i, we have slept in the same crib together back in the '80s. >> when i did an interview with you and your mom, you were talking about your sister who was in the audience. there are things that are palpable. you were eye locked. the two of you were eye locked. you both started crying. >> i want to cry right now. is it because i'm sweating buckets or is it because i love her? i think twins but all siblings are born to love each other. sissy, i love you. it's similar. i think it's parents that can mess it up really. kids are born to love. i think kids are born to love. so i'm lucky to be a twin. >> you are. you both are. as you know, we are sitting here because the real hosts of this show are busy covering real news
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at the republican national convention which is where tamron hall is right now. what's going on? >> good to see you. i know that you have been keeping track of all of the events out here and this morning is our first full day of the republican national convention. i walked the streets this morning. i arrived last week at the end of the week. you see the security presence. obviously it's rather intense given what happened in baton rouge over the weekend. it was expected to be tight security but things have taken on a new tone and new level. the protest route is not very far from where we are. it's about five miles. they expect some 11,000 protesters. 5,500 police officers and law enforcement officers assigned here. i see two just to my right here. every inch that you walk you see a great security presence. yesterday's conversation was surrounding the state's open carry law. the governor decided to deny the police union's request to
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suspend open carry. that seems to be the larger tone here, larger question about this open carry. is it the right thing when you have so many people here and with everything that's happening in the news, the governor says he does not have the authority to suspend that open carry so by contrast, you can have an umbrella without a metal tip but you can openly carry a long rifle. so this is some of the contrast and contradictions of what's happening. overall, this is supposed to be a celebration for the republican party as donald trump becomes the official nominee for the party. the theme tonight is make america safe again. the headliners will include melania trump, donald trump's wife, michael flynn. if you remember, he was on the short list of potential vp pi s
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picks. that's the big list tonight. headline conversation make america safe again. overall it's been very pleasant. there's a mix of celebration but concerns and reality of what's happening in our country. it should be an incredible three days for the city of cleveland. it's proven to be a fantastic host in addition to winning the basketball championship. i'm going to be run of town if i said that. i want cleveland browns to win the super bowl. i'm a texas cowboys fan until i die. it's a great city. these people here have been phenomenal here. especially the law enforcement as it's been a tremendously painful few weeks for them. >> it certainly has. watching the "today" show this morning, you can see the tone there sounds like a lot of festivities going on. we'll check in with al in cleveland for a look at the weather there. >> by the way, tamron, police told me that actually they're here to keep an eye on you because they heard about you.
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you heard about tamron, right? you can tell. they are professionals. by the way, indians are in first place so there you go. >> i want the cleveland browns to win the super bowl. indians to win. what is that sport? world series. >> baseball. that's right. i worked here for five years. i love this town. my sister and brother live here. good town. let's show you what's going on as far as your weather is concerned. we did have heavy downpours earlier this morning. those are moving out. you can see more activity out over central iowa. that's going to make its way east. we have strong storms. 21 million people at risk for these storm. heavy rain likely out of this. this is what we're looking at as far as your day today. in cleveland, look for some thunderstorms again this afternoon but by later today partly sunny and in fact weather for the rnc all week will be
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cleveland chamber of commerce weather. that's what's going onround th ae good morning. i'm meteorologist erika martin. we have a first alert heat hazard in philadelphia, the p.a. suburbs, new jersey and delaware until the evening hours. going to be uncomfortable with temperatures topping out in the 90s, dew points in the 60s and 70s. be sure to follow us on social media for more updates. a quick look at your ten-day on 10. thunderstorms for tonight until early tomorrow morning and then a break. coolest day of the week on wednesday. 85 degrees, but then, we have another heat wave in the works. >> that >> that is your latest weather. ladies? >> al roker in his town. al, thanks so much. coming up next, celebrities have shown us their secret talents and you have shown us some, too. can you guess what we can do? our secret talents revealed
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talent has hidden talent. >> i can actually sing the states in alphabetical order. alabama, alaska, arizona, arkansas, colorado, connecticut, delaware, florida, georgia, hey, idaho, illinois, indiana. >> i can move my ears. >> kentucky, louisiana, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, montana -- >> basically i can do any yoga pose in high heels. >> minnesota, mississippi, missouri, montana, nebraska, nevada. >> i have nothing. everything i have is on display and exposed for all to see and
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sadly this is it. >> new hampshire, new jersey, new mexico, new york, north carolina, north dakota, ohio. oklahoma, oregon, pennsylvania, rhode island, south dakota, south carolina. that's wrong. >> you know, no. i'm pretty dull. >> tennessee, texas, utah, vermont, virginia, washington, west virginia, wisconsin, wyoming. [ applause ] >> one more time! bring down the house. >> if i could have a hidden talent, to be able to play an instrument. >> i would be a broadway star. >> i would like to be able to dance. well. like fred astaire. >> i want to sing like aretha
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franklin. >> i tried out every year fand failed. >> what about our viewers? here's a peek at their sup super skills. >> wait. we have to -- >> wyoming. i'm exhausted by myself. thank you. great music teacher. hoda, it's your turn to show off. >> i was on vacation. this is my hidden talent. the guy in the clip -- >> can we bring a coffee cup for her, please. >> i need a warmup. wait. >> can we bring a coffee cup i'm sort of scared. >> did you see it?
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did you see it? >> my gosh. >> is everybody looking? >> i can't believe how talented you are. that's amazing. how did you learn at that? >> i need a coffee cup. someone get me a coffee cup. >> or something. can she read her notes? can you read the teleprompter and do it. coffee cup. >> tune in tomorrow to see our three finalists compete here in studio 1a. up next, do you like scary movies? we have a film for you. it's called "lights out." we'll talk to teresa palmer right after this.
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if you love to be terrified, get ready for the very scary movie "lights out" which takes paranoia to a new level. >> it stars teresa palmer and when a ghost terrorizes her and her family, it's a race toward the lights since the spirit only exists in the dark. take a look. >> you're staying? >> yeah. >> good. okay. okay.
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>> please don't turn the lights off. >> we try not to. >> she turns them off so she can be there. >> are you turned on by these scary movies? they are something you seem to enjoy. >> it's a fascination. i don't know what's going on. what is the psychology behind that? >> you seem so sweet and innocent. a ray of sunshine. pregnant. beautiful. >> when you're acting on a movie like this, do you scare yourself? >> you know what? the woman playing the crazy ghoul, we did practical effects so she's literally there in an outfit in the silhouette. she was petrifying. >> do you believe in ghosts? supernatural? >> yes. something happened to me at my house before i started shooting this. someone told me there was a spirit in my house. don't worry.
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he's just in your bedroom. not the whole house. the middle of the night the mirror starts slowly sliding down the wall and then smashes into 1,000 pieces. you made the ghost angry. >> did you move? >> no. the next day my husband was saging out the house. >> you're pregnant. congratulations. >> thank you. >> when are you doiue? >> november. number two. >> this is called lights out. that i play us a song and we'll guess what it is. >> don't turn the lights out. >> this is how you get it right go like that if you get it right. >> go. ♪ >> from ""ex-orcist."
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good morning. i'm katie zach wrae. a few minutes before 9:30 on your monday. let's get the monday forecast. a steamy one, but we'll get the details from erika martin. >> we do have a very warm day on tap. in fact, national weather service has issued a heat advisory. current temperatures mainly in the 70s. we're expecting to tom out in the 90s. mid to upper 90s for some. the next story includes a satellite radar image picking up on threatening weather headed our way. severe thunderstorms likely as westerlies pick up quite a bit. as the winds slide down the coastal plains, i expect the threat of one or two isolated thunderstorms and some could be severe. if you follow us on twitter and facebook, you'll have more
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updates on that. >> erica, thank you. let's get a check on the roads with jessica boyington. an accident you're falleeing. >> aig harbor township, an overturned vehicle blocking all lanes near 36, which is route 332. maybe a lot of people heading home from the shore or headed to the shore this morning. you want to take route 9 as your alternate right now. >> thank you. >> delegates from our area are getting ready for the start of the republican national convention in cleveland. those delegates will hear from house speaker paul ryan at a gop breakfast this morning. don't miss our live shows from cleveland each night at 7:00 and you can get all the action 24 hours a day on the nbc10 app. security plans are already having an effect in philadelphia with the democratic national convention just one week away. starting sunday, no parking allowed on the broad street median in south philadelphia. drivers need to think aunt new
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place to park. we have a full list of restrictions online and on our nbc10 app.
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taking a look at the headlines, new details about the police officers killed in baton rouge in louisiana on sunday. matthew gerald was a rookie cop with two children and jackson had children. a third american has been identified among the 84 people killed whether a driver intentionally drove his truck through a holiday crowd in nice. 20-year-old nick leslie was studying in france and in austin, texas, sunday, hundreds of mourners attended a candlelight service for american father sean copeland and his
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"ghostbusters" was second and "legend of tarzan" was third. back to al in cleveland. >> thank you so much. we'll show you what we've got going on. dangerous heat to talk about over a huge swath of the country. this big dome of high pressure expands jeet stream up to the north. it will feel like over 100 degrees plus for a huge part of the country. look at temperatures today. it will feel like 106 in little rock. 103 in san antonio. actual air temperatures over the next few days, look at these temperatures. it will feel like over 110 to 120. and next week more of the same -- latter part of this week in the northeast. look at these temperatures. these will be hottest temperatures of the year. washington will hit 100 on saturday. same in richmond.
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100 in new york city. greensbo, 98 derogr good morning. i'm meteorologist erika martin. we have a first alert heat hazard in philadelphia, the p.a. suburbs, new jersey and delaware until the evening hours. going to be uncomfortable with temperatures topping out in the 90s, dew points in the 60s and 70s. be sure to follow us on social media for more updates. a quick look at your ten-day on 10. thunderstorms for tonight until early tomorrow morning and then a break. coolest day of the week on wednesday. 85 degrees, but then we have another heat wave in the works. >> that's your latest weather. guys? >> al roker, thanks a lot. benjamin bratt may best best ben for playing detective ray curtis on nbc's "law & order" but starred in a comedy and plays
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the ex-husband in "modern family." >> he's hunky. his new movie, "the infiltra infiltrator," a distributor for the drug lord pablo escobar. >> it's business like any other. some people come. they leave. the only difference in my business nothing good ever comes in the absence of trust. >> benjamin bratt, good morning. this film is terrific. it feels like this role was meant for you. benjamin bratt convinces you that he's a heartbeat away from escobar. i'm scared. >> tell your friends. >> how do you get into this
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character? >> you look at the actual story. the film is based on a real event that happened in the early '80s. what you realize in reading the script based on a book by the undercover agent that pulled the caper off, fact is stranger than fiction. >> this is a true story. tons of research available to you. does that add a little pressure? >> a bit of pressure. more responsibility than in playing someone that is still alive and to actually have access to the secret tapes and recordings he made between himself and the man i play. that was gold. >> so you had a cassette player. i don't know how you found it. >> pure analog material. >> you listened to the tapes. when you went home at night, were you scared to go to sleep and what did you do to get this man out of your mind? >> my soul objective was to portray this character as honestly and charmingly and
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intelligently as possible. this is not one you want to mess up. this is also familiar territory for me. i played cartel members before. to play someone that actually exists and to have an opportunity to show -- although we understand very clearly he's a criminal. the more human sides that exist within him. >> you're a family man. you have teenage kids. "law & order" is my gem. when there are reruns on, i'm on television watching. do you watch reruns with your kids? >> i don't. we have a tv as most people do in the kitchen. so when we're cooking and my wife is flipping through channels it will come on because it comes on eight times a day. i find it heartbreaking on a couple levels. i see my dear friend, jerry, and we don't have him anymore and then superficial heartbreak, damn, i was young. >> you look pretty good now.
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i have to say. thank you so much for being here. we can't wait for everybody to see this film. >> he's adorable by the way. coming up next, two of the best brownie recipes you're going to try and they're good for you. you won't believe secret
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with odd ball ingredients you wouldn't normally think would work in a brownie. >> yes. this stuff is going to be good. equally sweet. so eggs, baking powder, and then potato but secret ingredient is zucchini. it has so much water it cuts sugar in half. >> this tastes sweet when you bite into it. >> first we're going to bake these bad boys and pierce them with a fork. you get to work. >> we're going to put them in the oven for 40 to 45 minutes. get angry with it. good. that's how you do it. put muscle into it. bake for 30 to 40 minutes until they're nice and soft. peel them. they look like that. next thing is to grate zucchini.
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look at these guns. there we go. there we go. she got me sick. jenna just got me sick. >> we're trying to keep jenna away from people. >> once you grate it, it looks like this. perfect. it's the same texture as applesauce but there's no sugar. >> pour this in there. we'll put in flour. >> very fancy. >> oat flour. whatever you want. egg white. and then here's sweetness part. this is raw honey. >> i could use some of that with my sickness. lick the spoon. >> don't lick the same one we're eating on. >> push that around. smash it with a potato masher.
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>> what happens? >> you scoop it into these? >> it will look like this right here. we'll improvise. there we go. >> how long do you cook those? >> cook for about 30 minutes. pierce with a toothpick, if it comes out clean, you're ready to go. this is the key right here. sea salt on top to bring out chocolate flavor and top it off with chocolate. >> we'll try these. let's give this a go. while we're doing that, you also made some other brownies, haven't you? >> how are they? >> they work as a brownie. texture is good. listen, we said that our favorite food group is beans. let's try this bean brownie. >> black beans are super moist and so much chocolate and walnuts on top. >> that one is delicious. >> do you like that one better? >> this is half of the calories
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she learns the healing power of running from her son, chase, who was only 7 years old when he died. tell me about your son. >> he was smart and he did everything and he did everything well. he was as triathlete. he was a beautiful spirit. and always made us so proud. >> reporter: chase loved to run. >> he was a runner from the time he was 2 3/4 years old. he did a 50-yard dash. he wanted to do a triathlon. >> tell me about that and seeing him cross that finish line. >> the very last part he was running through and he was pe petering out. his sister said i'm going to beat you. he sprinted like he was on fire and finished. that's how he won. proud as any kid could been so when tragedy struck our family and he was taken, we decided to
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honor his spirit and others that were taken and teach people how to help heal themselves with physical activity and exercise. >> rebecca and her family started a triathlon and wellness program for kids called race for chase. >> chase is our ceo in the sky with divine intervention and puts people in our path to just show us the way. >> what's the goal? >> teach kids how to swim, bike and run and have them feel the way chase felt. the pride and the joy of accomplishing a triathlon. >> i like it because everybody gets a medal after they finish. it says race for chase on it. >> amazing to see kids' face which is they cross the finish line. >> i love races because i get to run and i'm proud that i did it and didn't forfeit the race. >> chase has inspired his mother, too. rebecca now runs every day and
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has even done two triathlons herself. running brought you back. >> i dealt with depression. we all deal with grief in different ways. for me i needed a reason to get out of bed putting one foot in front of the other sometimes is the hardest part. it clears your head. it just makes you realize how lucky you are to still be alive. >> with 15 different athletic programs and over 800 participants, race for chase has helped turn tragedy into triumph. >> these kids are turning healthy and turning it to their parents. >> chase is watching you cross the finish line now, what would he tell you? >> screaming "that's my mom!" >> now when rebecca runs, she has a partner. >> he's just ahead of me trying to beat me. i'm always trying to catch him. >> talk about a pillar of
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good morning. i'm katy zachry. a few minutes before 10:00 a.m. on your monday. let's get right to your first alert neighborhood forecast with meteorologist erika martin. it's already really steamy out there. >> yeah, katy. it's very hot right now. it's steamy, muggy. dew ponlts in the 60s, making it to the 70s and temperatures topping out in the 90s. a heat hazard in effect. p.m. thunderstorms tracking on our hour by hour forecast. that's another big story. a bit cooler by tomorrow, but it
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looks like we may see a scattered shower or thunderstorm. the coolest tay is wednesday when temperatures bottom out in the 80s. hour by hour forecast, noon and moving this forward, a few lines of storming moving in across the entire area. follow us on twitter and facebook for more updates. >> thanks. let's get a check of the roads with jessica boyington. what are you watching? >> the 30 bypass, at a standstill headed westbound approaching route 340. the westbound lanes not moving at all. an earlier downed tree and now removal of the tree causing delays. in egg harbor township, watch for an overturned vehicle. only the right lane closed around exit 36. >> thank you. a replica of the air force one fuselage arrived in philadelphia ahead of next week's democratic national convention. it was on the schuylkill expressway through downtown
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philly. it will be installed as part of a political fest. it's an interactive festival celebrating government and politics. we'll see you at 10:25.
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