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>> the flag bearer with all that oil. >> the "today" show starts right now. >> everybody from tonga get that oil? >> no. >> interesting. good morning. americans rule the pool. >> going to give them a significant lead. >> a big night for michael phelps and katie ledecky. phelps adding a 19th gold medal while katie ledeckyhatters other own record leaving her competition way behind. >> ledecky is on the way to history in these games. the u.s. gymnastics team dominant as they begin their quest for gold. a stunner in tennis. three-time doubles champ serena and venus williams out in the first round. "today," monday, august 8th, 2016.
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>> all by herself down the stretch. >> you are seeing the greatest of all time. >> that's going to give them a significant lead. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" at the olympic games with matt lauer live from rio de janeiro, brazil, and savannah guthrie live from rockefeller plaza. ♪ >> it is a party on the beach in rio. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. take a look and listen to some of the performers from the third olde oldest sumba school in rio.
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as if hoda needed another excuse to dance. >> wait a minute. i want to point something out. there's something for you. and then there's something for the girls. do you remember on opening ceremony night the guy who kind of stole it. oiled up and beautiful man from conga. that was friday night. >> and this is monday morning. >> wait. we thought it was a dream. come here. >> come to mama. >> how about this guy, right? >> we knew there was a lot of oil on there. he looks beautiful. beautiful. >> wait a second, give me your hand. you know you wanted to do that. >> oh my. >> he exploded into a sensation. everybody was talking about this guy. we would interview him but
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there's really nowhere to put the mike so we'll talk to him later. >> congratulations. >> is that canola oil with high heat? >> lot to get to in rio including a number of athletes that won medals joining us here live and savannah is back in new york, and i know you have a busy morning with a huge travel story. >> we don't have an oiled guy from conga but we'll try to survive. a big travel nightmare. delta system crashed overnight so coming up we'll tell you what you need to know if you have a delta flight booked today. back to the party in rio for now. >> thanks. we miss you here. let's begin with a very big night in rio. big teams on team usa. natalie has all of the action. good morning to you. >> sorry i'm not the conga guy myself. huge night for the u.s. olympic swim team. michael phelps returning to the olympic gauge and katie ledecky proving why she's the most dominant female swimmer in the
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world. >> nobody loves the relays more than michael phelps. >> michael phelps made his rio debut in spectacular finish swimming second leg of the relay phelps burst through the french team after an incredible turn off the wall giving his team the lead and the gold. his mother, fiance and newborn son, boomer, cheering from the stands. on the women's side, superstar katie ledecky made it look easy smashing her own record and it won't even close finishing almost five seconds ahead of the competition. >> katie ledecky smashes her own
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world record. >> her world record just one of many sunday night. and breaking the record for 100 meter butterfly defeating the previous champion who came in third. >> to be at the olympics again is amazing and all i wanted was to get a medal. i'm extremely happy with that. >> and earlier in the day it was the end of an era on the court. >> for the first time in their olympic doubles career, the william sisters lose. >> venus and serena williams losing their first ever olympic match as a duo. the three-time gold medal winners falling in the opening round to the czech republic. >> there's a little bit of moisture starting to appear on the camera lens. >> this morning one olympian is recovering after suffering severe injuries flipping over her handle bars in a terrifying accident. >> she's down. >> the 33-year-old dutch cyclist losing control during the women's road race leading at the
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time. the wet pavement a possible cause of her horrific crash tweeting from her hospital bed, she says "i'm now in the hospital with injuries and fractures but will be fine. most of all super disappointed after best race of my career" and this week all eyes are on the u.s. gymnastics team led by simone biles who even has a move named after her. she'll be competing along with all a aly raisman in the finals later this week. team usa leading by a lot followed by china, italy and japan. right now a lot of olympic action. we're just getting started. >> that's awesome. we like that. michael phelps and katie ledecky entered the games with huge expectations and so far so good. jenna bush hager had a chance to talk to them.
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>> how awesome was that with your team? >> the young bucks brought tears to our eyes. i was trying to hold back as much as i could. he started shedding tears and then ryan started shedding tears and that's one of the coolest races to be part of. being part of the 400 free relay was a dream of mine and i've been on the good side and bad side of it. i'm happy we were able to win that relay as a team. >> and the united states will win gold in the 400 relay again. >> your son was in the audience. how awesome was that? >> i was trying to find him during the awards ceremony. i finally found him. he was asleep for the race. if not, i'll replay it when he's old enough. >> does it make this that much sweeter? >> more emotional. thinking of him constantly and pictures every day. it's an inspiration to have him here. >> you have a lot more races.
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are you ready for them? >> see you tomorrow. >> katie ledecky smashes her own world record. >> how does this medal feel? >> feels good. it's great to be up there on the podium. >> when you're out there beating your own world record and racing against yourself, what does that feel like? >> i don't know. i just focus on how i'm feeling personally and let the race play out as it will. i focus on what i want to accomplish. >> congratulations. >> thank you. thanks so much. >> doesn't that make you feel so good. both phelps and ledecky will be back in the pool today. >> let us bring in ryan. congratulations. >> thank you. thank you, matt. >> you were just saying to me first international competition, first race, you got a gold. >> 100%. swimming gold internationally.
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i should just quit now. >> you swam the third leg of this, right? >> yes. >> when you were standing there watching your teammate tap that wall and you watch number one pop up, tell us what went through you at that moment. >> initial moment was i was exhausted. my legs were killing me. my body was in so much pain but the split second afterwards it was, like, yes, gold medal. we finally won. we brought gold medal back to team usa. >> french won this event in the last two olympic games. team usa really wanted this. y then i want to take you to the medal ceremony, ryan. they start to play the national anthem and the flag goes up and for all of the right reasons, you lost it. >> yeah. i don't know.
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i've heard the national anthem plenty of times before and i've received awards before as they played the national anthem but this was different. just the emotions kind of manifested themselves on the podium and the tears started rolling. >> how did it feel knowing that not only were you doing something amazing for this wonderful relay team, for michael phelps, he got number 18 thanks to a group effort with you guys. how did that feel? >> phenomenal. he's a great leader and a great athlete. he kind of gives a sense of confidence to other swimmers so when i'm around him i feel stronger and stand a little bit taller. feel a little bit more confident. >> can we go back to that medal ceremony one more time in the control room. people ask us all the time, ryan, why do we love covering the olympics. can i tell you, your face during that ceremony, that's why we love covering the olympics. that emotion of an athlete competing for his or her country
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and being able to let out that kind of emotion. it's so great. congratulations. >> we love you. thank you. can i just touch the gold. >> be careful. she has grease on her hand from the conga guy. >> congratulations. that was really awesome. >> where are you from? >> springfield, illinois. >> say hi to the folks from springfield. >> hi, springfield. 217. >> we're joined now by mike tirico. that's what it's about. >> i bring no oil bodied or no gold medal but i'm glad to be here this morning. >> matt is right. when he points out that one moment, it does crystallize everything. i was getting emotional watching it a second and third time around. >> the first gold medal of these games won in shooting. shooting career started five years ago when she went on a hunting trip with her
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grandfather and now is a gold medallist. that's the essence. games. >> we talked to ryan. we know what phelps did this weekend. we know what katie ledecky did this weekend. it's looking good for the u.s. swim team. >> we're used to seeing them bring home gold medals. what ledecky did. natalie said it. she won by five seconds and shattered the world record and that's the start -- >> her world record. >> the start of what people think will be gold for her. >> can we talk gymnastics for a second. if you look at the beginning portion, the u.s. is so far out in front. ten-point spread with china. how do you see this playing out? >> the great thing is internal competition. we know they have the best of the world. simone biles incredible. it forces everyone to perform at the moment. when you watch them at
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qualification yesterday. you saw that. everyone encouraging each other and pushing each other. they could have a massive win coming up not just tomorrow night but the next several days as well. >> i get why there's so much attention on women's gymnastics team but let's give the men credit as well. they had a strong weekend. >> you're right. they have a legitimate chance to medal in team coming up tonight. they put themselves in great position with qualifying over the weekend. >> can we talk about venus and serena williams. did they not have great night or was the other team dominant? >> venus lost her singles match over the weekend and didn't play well. serena struggled in her singles match yesterday. venus kept going in tennis. she said she wanted to be here. got her. disappointing for them. novak djokovic also lost yesterday. a lot of quality in there. >> by the way, we have the body oil backstage for you, mike. no gold medal.
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coming up, we'll take a closer look at that impressive debut for the women's gymnastics team and you can catch nbc's prime time coverage with phelps, ledecky and missy franklin all in action tonight at 7:00, 6:00 central here on nbc. let's go back to savannah in new york. breaking news that will cause problems at airports all day long. delta is dealing with a computer outage this morning that forced the airline to ground flights worldwide. let's get right to nbc's gabe gutierrez at hartsfield jackson international in atlanta. good morning. >> reporter: this has been a big travel mess throughout the night. long lines at hartsfield but within the last few minutes, the check in kiosks have been back up and running so now some of these lines have thinned out. the main problem here is the check in area. luckily security lines are still going just fine. the problem has been the delta employees have had to manually check in passengers.
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we have live pictures from the lines over at dfw and reagan in d.c. this all started over night with the worldwide outage causing problems from rome to l.a.x. delta has not said what caused the problem or how long it would take to get fixed but at hartsfield they say flights are delayed until 7:30 a.m. eastern time and we heard that from several airports. delta released a written statement urging all passengers to check the status of their flights while the issue is being assessed. as you mentioned, this could cause ripple effects throughout the day for delta passengers. best advice, check your flight before you head to the airport and give yourself enough time. savannah? >> takes a long time to work that out of the system. gabe, thank you. let's do politics now. presidential race and new national poll showing that rough week for donald trump's campaign has put him further behind hillary clinton. nbc's hallie jackson is at trump
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tower in manhattan for us this morni morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the new numbers confirming the controversies over the last week have hurt donald trump as he looks to change the subject. he'll head from new york to detroit for a speech on the economy, what a senior campaign source tells me is something that will stitch together trump's vision on taxes and the economy. all of it as trump looks to change the subject and turn the page. in the motor city today, donald trump hoping to rev up his stalled campaign now getting new backing from a member of a presidential family that's so far stayed sidelined. jeb bush's son, george p. bush, telling texan republicans time to rally around the nominee though stopping short of an endorsement. new polls now show a trump slump solidifying. two-thirds of voters saying he
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doesn't have the temperament and personality to be president. trump focusing on different numbers today. >> i've employed tens of thousands of people. >> reporter: the billionaire businessman talking jobs ain wht a top adviser describes to nbc news as a vision speech outlining his plan for taxes, trade, energy and regulatory reform expected to offer parents a deduction or child care expenses and plan to cut the corporate tax rate to 15%. trump is trying for a reset hoping to rebound after fresh fallout from a week of controversies hitting hillary clinton with a new line of attack. >> honestly, i don't think she's all there. >> his democratic rivals still knocked off message over e-mails and knocked by fact checkers for how she's responded to questions about the controversy. >> i may have short circuited and for that i will try to clarify. >> the people of this country don't want somebody that's going
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to short circuit up here. >> trump's top aide promising a pivot that so far hasn't materialized. >> i'm confident that he's going to start doing it and eventually the media will start having to cover it. >> reporter: part of that message not just a focus on jobs but a focus on national security. something that's been a cornerstone of trump's campaign but those new poll numbers show potentially signs of concerns trump now trailing clinton by a few points on the topic of who would make america safer. >> thank you so much. guys, we'll send it back to you, al if you are shirtless and oiled up, i'm not even looking. >> no danger there. america breathes a sigh of relief. >> that's a work in progress. mr. roker does have a first check of the world. >> we have sad news to talk about coming out of mexico. this remnants of hurricane earl causing massive mud slidslides
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destroying a school. a real mess. they have another system that will push in causing more misery there. let's look in the southeast and into the gulf coast. they have just been getting dumped on. we told you about this setting up back on friday. look at all of the heavy rain. still pushing in. it continues again for today. abundant moisture repeating rounds of storms. over the next several days this is going to go right into friday. look at rainfall totals. some areas may talk about 15 inches of rain or more between cedar key and pensacola and that will be a big mess. we'll get to your local forecast coming ♪ what makes a woman feel beautiful? it's about her presence. a radiance that shines, deep inside. a "je ne sais quoi"... a youthful aura. advanced génifique by lancôme. every serum drop infuses youthful radiance
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>> all right. thanks. coming up, could it be gold for both the u.s. u.s. women's and gymnastics team? we'll talk about their chances after very strong starts over the weekend. >> we're going to have much more from the most dominant olympian ever, michael phelps, and the personal challenges he's overcome on this road to rio. first, on a monday morning, this is "today" on nbc. introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on. america runs on dunkin'.
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nbc 10 breaking news. we're following breaking news this morning. computer problems are delaying delta airlines flights here at home and around the world. nbc 10 is at philadelphia international airport this morning. a delta manager there told us the airline is using an older system to check in passengers. it does not necessarily mean their flights will leave as scheduled. one passenger told us delta printed him new boarding passes and the airline told him his flight would depart on time. to check the status of a delta flight, all the airline directly. also, tap the nbc 10 app for updates. now let's get to your first alert neighborhood forecast with meteorologist bill henley. hey, bill? >> hey, vai. weather is not the issue. we have sunshine, scattered clouds and 73 degrees in philadelphia. look at the suburbs, that's a view from king of prussia, just a few scattered clouds.
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77 degrees at 10:00. into the 80s at 1:00 this afternoon. in fact, each of the locations today will warm into the 80s but as the numbers go up, the humidity will be dropping. 86 degrees in new jersey at the shore. low 80s this afternoon. vai? >> all right. thank you, bill. let's get a check on traffic with jessica boyington. how's it looking out there? >> it's quiet for the most part. we have a few things going on. one is in fishtown, frankford avenue and girard avenue. this tractor-trailer went off course and into a pole and a sidewalk. blocking off this intersection completely. follow police direction around the scene. the rest of our drive times looking okay, just a little slow on the schuylkill into center city. a little bit slow on the blue route. thank you, jessica. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. back to the "today" show. have a great day. see you in a half hour.
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7:30 on a monday morning. it's the 8th day of august, 2016. how about that view from the helicopter flying above copacabana beach here in rio where we have a great crowd on this monday morning. they've been building all week long and now they seem to have figured out where we are. >> they certainly have. chanting. let's get to olympic headlines this morning. 19 career gold medals and counting for michael phelps.
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>> and katie ledecky smashed her own record finishing five seconds ahead of the silver medallist. she won silver in women's 4x100 replay on saturdlay on saturday. three-time doubles champ venus and serena williams out in the first round. first loss ever, ever at the olympics. wow. >> a big story. there's another big highlight from last night. the remarkable start for the u.s. women's gymnastics team. that on the heels of saturday night's great debut from the u.s. men. nbc's keir simmons keeping an eye on that competition. good morning to you. >> good morning. if you had any indication women would be nervous, as they got out there, the same strength as
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they put the world on notice. team usa twisting, tumbling and volti inin ining -- vaulting to finals. they now have gold within their grasp. aly raisman tweeting "we killed it." simone biles snapchating pictures of the team. her phenomenal floor routine and gabby douglas soaring as only she knows how. the women's team the overall leaders heading into tomorrow's team finals. their excitement and incredible confidence evident during their routine. hours earlier -- >> we're ready to go. >> and with hoda last week. saturday their male teammates stormed out of the gate
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finishing the qualifying round in an impressive second place trailing only china. teammates sam mikulak and jacob dalton topping the leaderboard in floor exercise. today they face the all-around finals, a medal, they told natalie, well within their reach. team usa riding a wave of hope and support. a record five gold medals predicted for simone biles. her mom tweeting encouragement. embrace the experience and have fun. i love you. mom. and men's all-around finalist and men's later in the week. any confusion, the jacket would speak for itself there. >> strong statement. your friends at home are going to love you. no question. thanks very much. here to size up the gymnastics competition and what you can expect over the next few days, shannon miller, the most
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decorated gymnast in u.s. history. shannon, good morning. good to see you. >> good morning. thank you. >> the women's team has a ten-point lead. put that in perspective. if this were a basketball game, is that a 30-point lead at halftime? >> 30 points or more at halftime. this is unheard of. we've never seen this in gymnastics as a sport. they're the most dominant team we've ever seen in the history of gymnastics. >> can we say that simone biles is on fire. she is really killing it. what do you see ahead for her? >> i see five gold medals ahead for her. she is amazing. what she brings to the table isn't just difficulty or artistry or power or talent. she just brings this unheard of thing. she's kind of this spontaneous little girl that brings it every time out and so solid and so consistent. >> the team is to deep. you have aly raisman performing at the top of her game. >> i love aly.
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think back to 2012. she was the sleeper. underdog that snuck into that all-around final. she did it again here. it was about simone and gabby and even laura hernandez and aly is in there again. >> i talked to their coach about how she keeps them calm. make sure you perform every day like it's every day in practice. don't do anything special during the olympics. seems like they're listening because they seem very cool throughout, right? >> they are. talk about this team that could come in relaxed and pull their punches and they could go in and basically walk through and win a gold medal. they didn't do that. kept every ounce of difficulties in those roue routines because s how they train. i think the men have a possibility of getting on the podium. i'm so excited for this team. they just finished off the podium in 2012. this team has heart. they have leadership. i know that they can do it. >> shannon, thanks. fun having you here. thank you so much. >> see you a lot over the next couple days. let's get a check of the weather
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from al. >> it's a little cool here today. we are talking heat back through parts of the midwest and into the south. we are looking at a heat wave for 11 million folks under advisories. triple digit temperatures in dallas this week from southern texas. the heat and humidity continues to build. look at these feels-like temperatures. they just continue to -- >> you want me to take over, al. even in denver in the mountains -- you said on friday that someone was running around rio pretending to be al roker. i'm filling the bill. >> tirico. my nemesis. >> nice outfit though. matchy, matchy. did we plan this? >> it was spontaneous. this doesn't happen surface level. we both grew up in queens. we both got our start at wtvh in syracuse, new york.
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>> maybe we are good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, sunshine and a warm afternoon. but as the temperatures climb, the humidity will be coming down. 88 degrees this afternoon for philadelphia. the suburbs will warm into the middle 80s for west chester and lansdale. and the lehigh valley, lots of sunshine, allentown and easton, into the middle to upper 80s this afternoon. you'll see some sunshine and filtered sunshine this afternoon with high clouds moving in to delaware and new jersey at the shore, low 80s, upper 80s for smyrna and wilmington. have a great day. >> might as well do that one too. >> you can find your forecast on the weather channel any time. >> tirico. >> all right, guys, thank you very much. up next, michael phelps and his journey to this game strikes more gold in rio. >> on trending, leaving with
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what gets you started? >> we're back now. it's 7:42. we're having "today's" olympic start this morning. the most decorated athlete in olympic history, michael phelps, strikes again. >> phelps for olympic gold medal number 19. >> the let'se egreatest olympia time is back and michael phelps made his return in typical fashion. now 31, phelps is in rio competing in a record fifth olympic games. >> another strong finish by phelps. >> following a performance in london that did not live up to his high expectations, phelps is now showing the world what he's really made of. >> phelps is going to win it. >> beginning at olympic trials. >> he did it. >> phelps was the top qualifier in all three of his individual events. but the road to rio was bumpy.
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after leaving a casino in september, 2014, phelps was pulled over and arrested for dui. let's go back to september 29th. the night you were arrested. dui. not your first run-in with that subject. what led up to that? >> i set myself down a downward spiral. i think it was more of a sign than anything else that i had to get something under control, whatever it was. i look back at that night and everything happened for a reason. >> a cry for help? >> i believe so, yeah. i really do. honestly, at one point i just felt like i didn't want to see another day. i felt like it should be over. >> with mounting pressure from family and friends, phelps would eventually check himself into a rehab clinic in arizona. you checked yourself into the meadows for 45 days. you don't know if you're an alcoholic. maybe a binge problem. did you check yourself into treatment because you had a
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drinking problem or a public relations problem? >> i was at the point in my life where something needed to change and i needed to figure things out. >> phelps says he figured those things out and now it's back to the pool. how is training going now? what's the difference? >> i want to be here. that's the difference. i had no desire to go to workout before. i want to retire how i want to retire. and i have a great opportunity to do that. i haven't trained like this in decades. >> and the results are speaking for themselves. >> phelps now has the lead for the americans. >> looking again like the most dominant swimmer in olympic history as his mother, fiance, and son, boomer, cheer him on. and like the rest of us, waiting to see the limits of michael phelps' incredible greatness.
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so we know what he's done so far. let's take a look at the rest of his program for this week. here's what happens. he'll be back at the pool today for preliminaries of the 200 meter butterfly. the finals for that are tomorrow night. on thursday, the duel in the pool as he faces off against ryan lochte and friday he swims in 100 meter butterfly and on saturday he'll swim the butterfly leg of the 4x100 meter medley relay. a lot coming up. up next, what's with those round bruises we're seeing on phelps and other olympic athletes? billy bush on the cupping craze right after this. relax, billy. it's rio. i had a wonderful time tonight. me too! call me tomorrow? i'm gonna send a vague text in a couple of days, that leaves you confused about my level of interest. i'll wait a full two days before responding.
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welcome back. carson has duties on "the voice" to deal with so he couldn't make it to rio. look who happens to be here in our orange room on the road to rio. billy bush. billy? >> i feel like a lion in a cage. i'm only 20 feet away from you. all eyes were on michael phelps as he made his rio debut last night taking home a record 19th gold medal was not enough to distract people from mysterious spots on his back. one tweet reads michael phelps just fell asleep with his medals. i like that one. i don't know whether phelps cuddles his his medals at night but the bruises are from the therapy cupping. we got a look at it in the recent ad. suction cups pull the skin back to relieve tension on the muscles and increase blood flow.
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nbc 10 breaking news. we're following breaking news this morning. this morning, delta airlines flights around the world are grounded because of a computer problem. we've just learn a power outage in atlanta is what brought down the computer system. airline officials say they are working as quickly as possible to resolve this issue. a delta manager at philadelphia international airport tells us that the airline is using an older system to check in passengers but that does not mean their flights will leave as scheduled to check the status of a delta flight, call the airline directly. also tap the nbc 10 app for updates on this story. let's get right to your first alert neighborhood forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> we're seeing lots of sunshine, fair weather clouds. not expecting to see any showers today. we'll see the temperatures climb. enough sunshine to warm temperatures from the 60s and 70s into the 80s this afternoon. right now it's 74 degrees in torresdale, 77 in society hill
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and germantown is 70 degrees. into the 80s this afternoon. vai? >> thank you, bill. let's check in and see how the roads are going in the first alert traffic center with jessica boyington. how are they looking? >> we're watching 295 in new jersey around the bellmawr area, the southbound lanes are in here, moving through the work zone approaching the philadelphia area, also passing an accident up ahead over into the shoulder. you can see a slow go. our camera seems to be out. frankford avenue and girard avenue, there's a disabled truck. jury selection is set to begin in the perjury trial of pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane today. the case centers around the leak of secret grand jury documents. prosecutors claim that kane was responsible for the leaks and she lied about it under oath. kane says she's the victim of an old boys network plotting against her. i'm vai sikahema. get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. we'll send you back to the "today" show. we'll see you at the bottom of the hour.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, gold rush. >> phelps with olympic gold medal number 19. >> michael phelps does it again taking home gold and adding to the record books with an emotional win for team usa. katie ledecky breaks a world record of her own while on the tennis court a shocking outcome for venus and serena williams as the three-time gold medal champs are out of the competition in its opening round. plus the walk seen around the world. supermodel gisele bundchen opens up to natalie about what it was like to be part of rio's opening ceremony. >> i just kept thinking to
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myself i can't cry. i wanted to make brazilian's proud. the girl from ipanema. meet the girl behind the lyrics as hoda sits down with the woman who inspired brazil's most popular song. >> 1962 is happy. i want to know who is the girl from ipanema. >> "today," monday, august 8th, 2016. ♪ >> hello to my friends and family in boston, massachusetts. i'm in rio. >> big shout out to kimberly hill! ♪ >> shout out to charlottesville,
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virginia. >> good morning to our family in portland, oregon, washington, d.c., hartford, connecticut. >> hey, chicago! >> welcome back, everyone, to a special split edition of "today" on a monday morning, the 8th day of august, 2016. 9:00 in the morning here in rio. 8:00 back on the east coast of the united states. we've got a big crowd gathered on copacabana beach. i'm here with hoda and al and billy bush while savannah is back home holding down the fort. >> we miss you. >> miss you guys too. >> i've got a present for everybody including you but here's a pair of glasses for you. put them on. usa. put a putt tho
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put those on. i got a pair for you. look how cool they are. do you like? >> i feel like i'm looking through a screened door. >> we are assembling a goody bag of swag for you. >> appreciate it. >> all right. coming up, i had to put my glasses back on so i could see. we're going to talk to some of the team usa swimmers who are taking home the hardware from rio. can't wait. >> most recognizable faces and legends. nice to have them here. we'll talk to them in just a little while. let's begin with the olympic action. swimming, gymnastics and more from nbc's peter alexander at olympic park this morning. peter, good morning. nice to see you. >> good morning to you. the olympic park already beginning to fill up on this monday morning. it's the americans still
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celebrating today. a spectacular start for team usa in the pool with katie ledecky delivering another dominant performance and michael phelps part of that team of relay experts as it were on a tear in their 2016 olympic debut. >> michael phelps rockets out ahead. >> reporter: michael phelps grabbing his first gold at these games adding to his olympic haul. his 23rd medal and 19th gold helping to crush the competition in the men's 4x100 freestyle relay. >> it's one the coolest races to be part of. >> reporter: a gold rush at the aquatic center. >> as expected, ledecky is on her way to history at these rio games. >> katie ledecky shattering her own world record. >> really happy. >> cody miller has a shot at a
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medal. >> reporter: cody miller trailing but good enough to secure bronze in the men's 100 breaststroke. and huge upsets on the tennis courts. >> a stunner in rio. >> the top seeded williams sisters knocked out in their opening round match. their first olympic doubles loss after taking home gold in their last three games. while argentina's player toppled novak djokovic. >> the golden slam will have to wait. djokovic sent packing. >> team usa women's basketball trouncing senegal. 121-56 the final. the team's highest point total ever. the first gold of these games safely in the hands of ginny thrasher in the air rifle competition. i imagine you get star struck
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when you see other athletes. >> they're star struck by me. >> reporter: the college sophomore ready to return to class at west virginia university. >> talk about a life shift in a hurry. when you get back, what happens then? >> i get back the day before school starts and i'll drive to west virginia and then the next morning i'll be in class. >> reporter: what class? >> physics at 8:30. >> on the judo mat overwhelmed with emotion delivering the first ever olympic medal gold in its first games. and in fencing, alexander winning gold. plenty of joy and tears to go around here at the olympic park. on the olympic stand, what a moving cool movement. there he was breaking down in
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tears. his first international competition. his first gold. so here's where the medal count stands today. team usa already way out in front ahead of china, italy and japan and there's a lot more on tap today. 14 more golds up for grabs that includes men's gymnastics, team final, as well as swimming, men's 200 meter freestyle, men's and women's 100 meter backstroke and women's 100 meter breaststroke. michael phelps, missy franklin and katie ledecky swimming in semifinals again tonight. back to you. >> thank you very much. we'll throw back to savannah. savannah, i want to tell you one thing about ryan held. we talked to him earlier. emotional on the medals stand. that's it. he came. one event. he raced. he won gold. he's done. >> he gets to enjoy. >> he won gold and he won so many hearts here in the u.s. on that medal stand. big time. let me give you the news.
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delta air lines blaming an overnight power problem in atlanta for the massive computer outage that grounded flights around the world this morning. the airline tweeted overnight that flights awaiting departure were delayed everywhere. large scale cancellations are expected today. the kiosks were down so delta employees had to manually check in all passengers. people took to social media as you might expect to complain about long lines at airports from london to san francisco. a popular kansas city water park is closed today while officials investigate the death of a 10-year-old boy there. witnesses say kaleb schwab went airborne while riding a raft down a water slide. kaleb was the son of a kansas state lawmaker. officials don't know what happened. she said that slide is inspected every day. evacuations have been ordered in southern california after what started as a 30 acre
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wildfire in the san bernardino mountains on sunday spread to 1,500 acres by nightfall. additional crews are being sent now to help the 400 firefighters already on that scene. they've made little headway because flames keep racing up and down the hillsides which are covered in dry brush. in a rare televised address to his nation this morning, japan's emperor said he's worried that his age and health might make it difficult for him to fully carry out his duties. he's 82 years old. he stopped short of saying that he wanted to advocate but he hinted that he's looking to put an orderly succession process in place. and a new statue of legendary comedian ball. the new version on the right is
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made of bronze. weighs 750 pounds and so far no one is calling it scary lucy. she looks great. you're all caught up at 8:09. back to matt and hoda and al down in rio, guys. >> three thumbs up on the new statue. we like that one a lot better. >> we do. all right. before we go, can we say hello to this gentleman. >> i know this guy. >> he knows me. >> how many olympics now? >> every one since '96 winter and summer. every one. i get a hug from meredith, they call give me a hug. >> okay, you can let go now, sir. >> can i tell you, he uses that same trick every olympic games. >> he did it with me. >> coming up next, supermodel gisele bundchen.
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we're back now. welcome to rio. the 2016 olympic games kicked off on friday night with that incredible opening ceremony. supermodel gisele bundchen played an important role in those ceremonies. >> natalie sat down with her. >> the olympics the most viewed event on the planet and each opening ceremony seeks to showcase and highlight the culture of the host nation. for brazil, no song captures essence more than the girl from ipamema and no girl embodies the
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spirit more than gisele bundchen. it was the walk seen around the world literally. for a full minute and 20 seconds the eyes of 3 billion plus was on brazil's gisele bundchen. even for a woman used to being the center of attention, this was big. were you nervous? >> are you kidding me. i was nervous. i can cry. i just want to make brazilian as proud because they chose me to represent them and i didn't want to disappoint. >> she walked the walk bringing the spirit of ipanema to dress. this is the dress. it takes two to bring it out. >> it's heavy. >> it has a long tail. whatever happens, please, tail,
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stay behind me. >> they chose you to be the girl. >> imagine? the girl from ipanema. i feel humbled and honored. i couldn't have been happier. >> her husband, tom brady, accustomed to being on the world stage himself sent social media love to his wife after. he said, gisele, words can't describe how proud i was to watch you represent your country. i love you. >> he's so sweet. he's my husband, of course. thank you. thank you. love you. >> the opening ceremony was a big first step for those who question brazil's readiness for the olympic games. >> everyone was saying brazil cannot make it. it's going to be terrible. the olympics in brazil will be a disaster. i feel like it was the opposite. i feel like not because i'm
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brazilian but i felt like it was the most beautiful show. so much heart and so much authenticity and what brazil is about. >> that authenticity something gisele has been showcasing. >> i'm so in love with brazil. always been. i miss it so much. i love that i was able to be here for this special, special moment for my country. i'm so happy i was able to go part of it. >> every bit the girl from ipanema. ♪ >> wow. >> she's not only gorgeous, she can also sing. >> love that. >> explain the pronunciation difference here. >> here in rio it's ipanema.
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>> natalie, thank you. let's talk about what's "trending." a rio edition of "what's trending." crowd family members putting on a show of their own as their children compete. no one does this better. look at this. these are parents of gymnast aly raisman. emotions on full display. aly on the uneven bars. that's such a hard event. it was her parents who seem to feel the most uneasy. they were shifting their weight. they were moving back and forth in their seats. the agony written all over their faces. one website saying give aly raism raisman's parents the gold medal for parenting. >> aly's parents are getting
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fierce kpet fricompetition from husband of a swimmer. she took home her very first gold medal shredding the world record. you can understand why her husband, shane, who was also her coach, couldn't keep calm. he was in the stands proving to be her biggest cheerleader. one tweet saying find someone who loves you the way shane loves his wife. so sweet. >> that's where he gets those guns. >> that guy is ripped. imagine you're an olympic athlete. you have a big game coming up in a couple of hours and then you get stuck in an elevator. that's exactly what happened on sunday to argentina's tennis star. found himself trapped in an elevator in the olympic village. he sat there in the dark -- he's got a match coming up, without a cell phone for 40 minutes.
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the argentinean handball team came to his rescue. he had a big match later in the day. who was his opponent? none other than than novak djokovic. intense match. he ranked 141 in the world beat him. he won. stuck in an elevator he beats novak djokovic. after the game they shared an emotional hug. >> i think he was meditating in the elevator. >> every match he'll be in an elevator. >> on the way over here, i got stuck on an escalator. very nice. >> billy bush, you have "pop start." >> leslie jones. big star of "snl" and "ghostbusters" live tweeting the olympics cheering on team usa
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like only she can. >> usa in the house! go usa! go! i be, like, oh, oh, aah. >> her play by play for swimming -- >> look at the outfit. >> her play by play for swimming i don't think we can put a sound up on this. her enthusiasm paid off. her friend suggested she gets an invite to rio. nbc olympic executive producer big jim bell tweeted, leslie, you're officially invited to rio. want to come? leslie's response, hmmmm, don't play cause y'all need me. stay tuned. >> we got to get her down here. >> is rio ready for leslie?
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>> i think so. >> by the way, next leonardo dicapr dicaprio. has he suddenly taken up archery? viewers did a double take on saturday. it looks like leo. it's not. 27-year-old brady ellison. he won silver. the talk was about his resemblance to leo. one is leo and one is an olympic ar arch arch archer. don't know which is which. >> mr. roker, check of the weather. >> let's get you started and show you what we have for your weather and you'll see that we are looking at wet stuff through the gulf. it's just going to dump anywhere from 5 to 10 inches of rain right along the nature's coast there. and we're also looking at hurricane javier down in mexico. the moisture from this streaming
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up into the southwest causing massive flooding for parts of the southwest over the next five days could be 2 to 5 inches of rain before it's all over. we're going to be watching that as well very closely over the next several days. and as far as the olympics are concerned, over the next several days we're going to have some clouds today. we also look like for women's volleyball later this afternoon we're going to have partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. temperature about 74 degree s.th good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, sunshine, and a warm afternoon, but as the temperatures climb, the humidity will be coming down. 80 degrees this afternoon for philadelphia. the suburbs will warm to the middle 80s for west chester and lansdale and the lehigh valley. lots of sunshine. allentown and easton into the middle to upper 80s this afternoon. you'll see am sunshine and filtered sunshine this afternoon with high clouds moving in in
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delaware and new jersey at the shore. low 80s. upper 80s for smyrna and wilmington. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. >> we'll need a bigger loveseat. there's no question. >> bunk beds. >> you snore loudly. >> you're on top. >> okay. >> just ahead, we'll introduce you to the woman who inspired the girl from ipanema.
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we continue to update you on breaking news. we're following this morning, delta airline flights around the world are delayed because of a computer outage. the airline is blaming a power outage in atlanta, delta's hub. they're working to fix things as soon as can it. the airline will waive change fees for passengers flying today through friday. more than a dozen delta flights are scheduled to depart from philadelphia this morning. check the status of the flight, you're urged to call the airline directly and not the airport. also, tap the nbc10 app app for updates. looks like a nice day for flying if you can. let's get your forecast from bill henley. >> no weather issues at all. we have sunshine, some passing
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fair weather clouds. 69 degrees in the lehigh valley. look at that sunshine from easton, temperatures climbing into the 80s by 11:00 and middle 80s at 2:00. you'll see filtered sunshine as clouds turn more cloudy this afternoon. all these temperatures will be warming into the 80s. 88 degrees in philadelphia. part lly sunny skies. a warm up at the shore. already plenty of sunshine at the jersey shore. >> let's get a check of the roads with jessica boyington. >> we're starting to see delays on the schuylkill expressway. right around gerard avenue, slow into center city. a 20-minute trip, crawling to the city. looks good westbound. >> thank you. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have a full update in 25 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc10 app. send you back to the "today" show. have a great day. see you at the top of the hour.
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for the love. ♪ back now. 8:30 on a monday morning the 8th of august, 2016. the crowd is loud and proud helping with the festive atmosphere. we have the third oldest zumba school in rio. ♪ >> we'll see them in a little while. there they are right there. first, can we also mention, jenna bush hager joins us. >> hi, guys. how are you? >> and can we say hi to medal
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winning swimmers on team usa. >> cody miller took the bronze in 100 meters breaststroke. congratulations. way to go. >> you keep adding to the collection. how does it feel? >> amazing. i had two golds. i thought i would add a silver and bronze. >> it's different now. you're a mom. training harder. you have to kind of compartmentalize more. >> time management is definitely key. i get up super early in the morning. fit my training in and then still have a full day with my son. >> cody, very first olympics. you got a nice medal hanging around your neck. how does this experience feel for you here? >> it's really cool. >> who is watching you when you got your win? >> my fiance was there.
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my mom. my sister and my two club swimmers from when i was younger. the whole crew. >> how awesome. >> your event looked so hard. it looked so hard. eight laps, four different strokes. >> yes. >> how do you feel with that silver medal around your neck? >> it makes the pain of that go away. it's a tough race. it's just an honor to represent the u.s. and this amazing country. an awesome experience. >> this is it. you won your medal. no more competition. what do you do for the rest of your time here? >> i got to go front row and cheer everyone on. that was awesome. hopefully i'll lose my voice today with all of the screaming. it's awesome. >> what other events do you want to get to besides swimming? >> just mix it up with maybe some individuals with a butterfly or maybe a relay here and there. we'll see. >> how about the rest of you? what do you want to do? >> i get five days off to prepare for medley relay on the last day. that's one of my favorite events
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in london. the girls are ready and excited to swim that. >> did you facetime with your son? >> i've been able to facetime and holds the phone. mama, mama. it's amazing. >> cody, what are you going to do? >> i have five days to prepare for another relay. hang out and have fun. >> come back and see us. >> will do. i'll take you up on that. >> all right. are we ready to learn portuguese? i'm going to defer to natalie. we like to teach people some phrases. natalie, how do we say good morning? all right. how are you? >> and you reply by saying --
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and then good-bye is ciao. very nice. there we go. let's show you what's going on as far as weather is concerned. weekend outlook. the weekday outlook wet weather through the southeast early part of the week. out west some rain in the pacific northwest. precipitation in the midweek period. eastern half of the country looking soggy. as we get toward latter part of the week you can see rain from rockies all of the way into the east. stronger storms down through the gulf coast. temperaturewise stays warm in the northeast into new england area. out west it stays on the cool side and we get into latter part of the week temperatures start warming up from the great lakes all of the way down to the gulf coast. that's what's g oi good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, sunshine, and a warm afternoon, but as the temperatures climb, the humidity will be coming down. 88 degrees this afternoon for philadelphia.
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the suburbs will warm to the middle 80s for west chester and lansdale and the lehigh valley. lots of sunshine. allentown and easton into the middle to upper 80s this afternoon. you'll see some sunshine and filtered sunshine this afternoon with high clouds moving in in delaware and new jersey at the shore. low 80s. upper 80s for smyrna and wilmington. have a great day. >> one of the most talked about moments from friday's opening ceremony. conga's representativeative car the flag. peter, so the crowd erupts when you walk in. how did that feel? >> it was crazy. 20 years worth of work to get me
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there. sort of surreal. i can't describe it. crazy feeling. >> are you ready -- were you ready for all of the attention you received? >> the amount of attention has been crazy. pretty hard to -- >> wow. >> hoda is drifting over. >> all of the ladies are drifting over. i hear you're having a lot of fun and have problems with the females in the olympic village. >> do you have oil for ladies to put on you. >> you hold that. >> protecting him from sunburn. >> peter, while they oil you down, you've had a lot of setbacks. a lot of injuries and stuff happened. you even had trouble getting here. >> yes. it took me 20 years. >> we're listening. >> we are. >> it took me 20 years. >> there are children watching. thank you so much. we'll talk to you more in our next hour.
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good luck when you compete next on friday. >> congratulations. >> matt? >> announcer: "today's olympic mome moment" sponsored by walmart. this year we have everything you need to get ready for back to school all at our every day low prices. >> you guys are going to have a lot of questions to answer when you get home. now, let's talk about "today's" olympic moment that comes from women's gymnastics featuring the oldest olympic female gymnast in history. take a look. at 5 feet tall she doesn't look very different from her competition. but when she won her first gold medal at the 1992 games in barcelona, most of her current competitors weren't even born. in a sport where athletes usually dominate in their teens and often retire in their 20s, the 41-year-old gymnast is
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making history. >> she's not a legend. an icon in the sport of women's gymnastics. >> she's competed in every summer olympics since her first 24 years ago. and this year in rio she's setting the record for gymnasts with number seven. >> that makes it official. seven olympic games. her record. >> her expertise is in the vault and she has the medals to show for it. she planned to retire after the lo london games but it wasn't long before she was back in the gym training for rio and now on the world stage once again she's proven you're never too old to be a champion. >> almost three times older than the youngest gymnast. >> you have a bee on your shirt. sorry. >> maybe he's attracted to all of the oil on your hands. maybe that's what happened. anyway, she's not officially ruling out tokyo in 2020. she would be 45.
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>> wow. n >> now to that famous song we've been talking about. the girl from ipanema was first released more than a half century ago and, hoda, you caught up with the woman that inspired it. >> it was fun. she told me that the song gave her fame. above all else, she's never known as the 17-year-old girl with the very well known features. take a look. it's been more than a half century since one of the most recorded songs in history was penned right here where the shores of the atlantic meet the sandy beaches of brazil's southeast coast. what i love is we're sitting at this table. the very table where you used to walk by in your bikini. did you know someone was sitting at this table watching you? >> i didn't know anything. >> what did you think?
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>> i don't believe. you are crazy. i don't believe it. why? i'm so shy. and i don't believe. in 1962 this happened. after three years in 1965, blow up. i want to know who is the girl from ipanema. >> the song, the girl from ipanema. she was 17 years old and a recognize fixture on the beaches of ipanema where they would write the classic. today there are estimated 150 versions. you like to hear frank sinatra sing it? do you like to hear amy
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winehouse sing it? madonna? who is your favorite version? >> frank sinatra. >> of course. it has to be frank. ♪ when she passes i smile but she doesn't see ♪ >> what did this song give you? >> fame. >> how does it feel sitting here at this table underneath these famous notes and words that describe you. >> i think it's big emotion. this makes history. >> do you just sometimes sit in your house, turn on the music and go -- ♪
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>> sometimes, yeah. >> by the way, she's still such a star. when we left the restaurant, all these people were lining up to take pictures with her. there was a newsstand nearby. she's on the front cover of it and her entire family on the inside. gorgeous family. and she just was one of those great, great people to meet. >> 71 and still so hot. >> beautiful. >> she walked up to every member of our crew and, hello, talked to them and hugging them like she had known them. i liked had her so much. >> coming up, elessandra and
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>> we're talking about a group of athletes that inspired a lot of people. they are ten athletes from all around the world and they are called the refugee athletes because there is so much difficulty in their home countries that they had to flee. take a look at what happened. from adversity to admiration, their struggles earning them a standing ovation at the opening ceremony. and their talents already achieving victories. it's history in the form of hope. ten athletes with ten incredible stories of survival making an olympic first. they are the refugee olympic team. >> when i'm in the water, i forget about everything. i feel like it's my home. >> among the world's best in
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running, swimming and judo, they've overcome odds and obstacles to realize their olympic dream. it is the largest refugee camp in the world with the same population as salt lake city, utah. it's been home to her for over 13 years since she was just 9 years old. she'll be running in the 800 meters, an event she trained for without the money to afford shoes. others like this 18 year old or from war-torn syria. when her family's boat lost
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power while fleeing to the haven of greece, they jumped in the water and spent three hours pushing it to shore. >> i was thinking me and my sister that it would be really shame for us because we are swimmers and in the end we all die in the sea. it was my biggest father. yeah. i swim this whole life and then i'll be drown here. >> the historic first by the ioc comes at a critical time when backlash against refugees has sparked fears in europe and here in the united states. >> if i win, they're going back. they're going back. i'm telling you. they're going back. >> and when the government of kenya has decided to close several of its refugee camps later this year against protests of many humanitarian groups. in the middle of such uncertainty, the ten athletes hope to bring inspiration to those like them without a flag to call their own.
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>> i might be the face so a lot of people hoping they'll come out from what they have. they'll hope from the war or from why they came here. i think all of them have dreams like i do. >> so nice when we were doing the opening ceremony on friday night and we stopped before they marched in and the roar from that crowd was just incredible. >> i think they were second to brazil. it was spontaneous standing o. the whole praise glace got up. it was beautiful. a taste of brazil from two of the country's most famous faces, alessandra ambrosio and adriana lima. first, this
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food." varies region to region and reflects the country's different cultures. >> we have experts to tell us about their favorite dishes. you probably recognize these beautiful supermodels. adriana lima and alessandra ambrosio from the victoria secret fashion shows. feel good to be home? >> wonderful. >> what are you making up for us today? >> we have traditional cheese bread. that's one. do you want to try? >> cheese baked into it? >> yes. it's very delicious. >> usually we by the ready one. >> 20 minutes in and out. >> i do it in l.a. all the time for my kids. >> delicious. delicious. very good. >> everybody loves meat here.
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we've been eating meat like crazy. >> this is a kind of meat. this is lamb. we barbecue only with salt and pepper. >> sometimes they dip it in other sauces at the table. the preparation is very simple. >> very simple. >> can we try that? do you want a fork? >> smells amazing. >> what do you guys like to eat? what's your favorite dish here? >> this is our favorite dish. >> how good is that? can i ask a question? what is this? >> flour. so you mix it up with meat. it's not a dressing. >> makes it crunchy. >> what do we call this? >> this is shrimp and they cook
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with cilantro and a powder. >> we should try that. >> we're not going to get to dessert. we want to thank people that brought us this food. >> delicious. >> we got restaurant recommendations from rio's mayor last week. i have a feeling these two can hook us up better. >> thank you so much. >> we'll be back on a monday morning from copacabana beach in rio. but first, this is "today" on nbc. welcome to the wonder of the olympic games. one day, the world came together. a dog, talked.
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>> so good. >> we stopped before we got to chocolate. that's like chocolate mousse in a ball. >> very easy to make. >> delicious. >> before we go anywhere, we'll show you some highlights of our first few days in rio before your local news. it is a party on the beach. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today." >> wins gold in the 400 relay. >> can i just touch the gold. >> careful she has grease on her
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hand from the conga guy. >> we're listening. >> we are. news. dealty airlines just announced its flights are now getting back in the air. a power outages atlanta caused computer problems all morning long. departing flights were grounded. the ground stop is no over. the airline will waive change fees for passengers flying today through friday. more than a dozen delta flights are scheduled to depart from philadelphia this morning. you can check the status of a
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delta flight. you're urged to call the airline directly and not inairport. also, you can tap the nbc10 app for updates. just before 9:00. let's get to your neighborhood forecast. meteorologist bill henley has that. >> seeing clouds and sunshine, tracy. this is how it's going to be for much of the day. some breaks of sunshine. the clouds will not bring us any showers today. that will wait until later in the week. the temperatures already climbing. center city is 80 degrees while it's 74 in northeast philadelphia as warmed to 75 degrees. northeast philadelphia airport, while philadelphia international is already 78 degrees. upper 80s this afternoon. >> let's check the roads. jessica boyington has that. >> we're starting off on the blue route, and we're actually watching a slowdown headed southbound from the schuylkill to 95. a 21-minute trip there. most of our majors really look pretty clear for the most part. a nice early start to your week on this monday morning.
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>> jury selection is scheduled to begin in norristown this morning in the perjury trial of kathleen kane. this is video of her arriving at the courthouse in the last hour. the case centers around the leak of secret grand jury documents. prosecutors claim kane was responsible for the leaks and she lied about it. she claims she's the victim of the old boys network plotting against her. i'm tracy davidson. more news in 25 minutes.
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♪ >> this is how you make an entrance, guys. >> how are we doing? >> yes. >> i don't know about you but my head hurts from this. this is really heavy. >> welcome to "today" on this monday morning, august 8th, 2016. i'm billy bush. nba. n-b-a n-b-a. >> here we are. al just got in yesterday. last one to arrive. you already hit the hippy market. did you buy these? >> i bought some other stuff. natalie bought other stuff for you. >> yes. we'll have that for you though. that's coming tomorrow.
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>> what are you talking about? >> something good. nobody hits brazil better than billy bush. you've been making yourself well known here already. >> natalie came in on wednesday. i came in on thursday. right away both of us did the same thing. we went for a run. >> that's what you do. >> perhaps at home you have heard of zika here and whatever else. the water. i got to tell you, right off the bat, i go for a run. i took a bug right to the mouth. i was panting away. i swallowed a bug and then the next day i go for a swim, the undertoe is vicious. i get knocked over and basically drank a glass of water and i'm totally fine. by the way, this guy here has an attitude. he has a ship on his shoulder. right over there. it's a visual joke. >> you have to be able to see it. >> nat and i went to opening
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ceremony. we had the best time. >> we were seated right next to each other in the middle of these brazilians so you really felt -- this is you. i shot this of billy bush. he was stealing the moment. like i said, everybody around us on their feet. this is the way it was the entire time, right? >> it was. we loved it inside. you watched it on television. >> i did not. i did sort of watch it on television. deborah and i were honored to be invited to president obama's 55th birthday. >> i saw your pictures on instagram. >> so you had to missed opening ceremonies to have a birthday party with the president. >> not a bad deal. >> how was the hippy market? >> hippy market was great. a little surprise for you. but it's a really cool place. i think you can pretty much find a little bit of everything for anyone there. >> it's like a craft fair.
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>> this has been here forever. >> i saw that bathing suit being held up there. that's not what you got me? >> not spoiling surprises. >> i see coconut oil. >> that can only mean one thing. >> this is what i'm a little interested in. a waxing. >> some ladies call it the brazilian. >> it's known as the brazilian here. i got talked into a brozilian. >> so where is the hair removed from? >> certain -- i was told -- you have three daughters. this is what they go through. you have a wife. >> not necessarily. >> not all women do that. >> i was told that it is
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sweeping the nation down here and making its way to america. >> i don't think so. it's going to stop in new york city. >> where do you live? >> that's where i'm putting a wall up. >> describe the level of pain when the hot wax -- >> tremendous amounts of pain. >> by the way, whatever hair you have removed has to grow back. that's going to be itchy. >> that's going to be uncomfortable. >> it started as a joke i got to tell you. now it's a life changer. i used to run 8:30 mile. i'm down to an 8:00. i'm moving like you wouldn't believe. i thought this would be something fun for the two of us. i made you an appointment for later on. >> you can go back and have anything grown back taken off again. >> i made the appoint. let it marinate and see what happens. >> there you few givens in life.
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that's one of them. it's not going to happen. >> alessandra what a short she is. >> i couldn't partake in the cooking segment. >> alessandra ambrosio must think gisele gets to walk the walkway at the olympics and she gets to see that. >> speaking of gisele, what an incredible moment at the opening ceremony. she walks out. girl from ipanema which is such an honor here. it's the most iconic song from brazil. and so i was able to sit down with her the very next day. she was still glowing. only television interview she did. she was still glowing and so swept up in the moment. she talked to me about tom brady and his reaction. >> don't they pronounce it differently here? >> tom brady. he sent her a really sweet tweet
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afterwards. he had to watch it on an hour delay because the u.s. is an hour delay. he had to wait until it came on later. he's at training camp. he couldn't be here for it. >> did he send a note? >> he sent her a sweet message. he said how much he loved her and supports her and this is her reaction to that sweet message. >> congratulations, brazil, on incredible opening ceremony of the olympic games. gisele, words can't describe how proud i was to watch you represent your country. i love you. >> he's so sweet. he's my husband, of course. but if your husband doesn't love you, who will, right? right? thank you. thank you. love you. i appreciate it. he's so supportive. my mom was here. she was so -- i spoke with her this morning. she was so emotional. i just feel like, believe me, i was very emotional. i was just really breathing very
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deeply not to cry. >> so sweet. she was getting emotional talking about the reaction. >> i can't even imagine the pride one must feel to represent one's country in an event like that. >> iconic moment like that. the advantage of watching on television is you get to see that up close shot. we're looking at an ant. >> she talked about how she picked the dress and nerves she felt. this is the most famous runway model in the world. retired from the runway coming back for her first walk across the runway here for this moment. she was actually very nervous that she was going to trip. fortunately did not happen. >> full interview tonight on "access hollywood." >> the other big head turner at the olympics of course --
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>> including mine. >> congo's flag betterer stole the show. he walks out shirtless and of course well oiled. he's the country's first ever tae kwon do olympian competing next friday, august 19th. earlier natalie, hoda and jenna were able to put a base coat of oil on earlier. >> coconut oil on the ready here. >> who is going? you or me? i think i've done enough. i think it's time -- >> people at home now kids have gone off to day camp or whatever, they're relaxing. moments they don't need seared into their memory and me getting oiled up is one of them. what they're asking for is the weather. let's bring them the weather, shall we? and boy, my gosh, we talked
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about this on friday. the amount of rain that the gulf coast especially the florida coast from panama city down to ft. myers was going to see. we're talking abundant moisture, low pressure. rounds of storms over and over and over. so we could be talking about another 10 inches of rain over what's already fallen from cedar key to pensacola. flooding going to be a big, big problem there as we watch this. of course for the olympic park today at the aquatic centre, women's water polio at 10:40. looking at 77 degrees. partly sunny skies. that's your good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, sunshine, and a warm afternoon, but as the temperatures climb, the humidity will be coming down. 88 degrees this afternoon for philadelphia. the suburbs will warm to the middle 80s for west chester and lansdale and the lehigh valley. lots of sunshine.
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allentown and easton into the middle to upper 80s this afternoon. you'll see some sunshine and filtered sunshine this afternoon with high clouds moving in in delaware and new jersey. at the shore, low 80s. upper 80s for smyrna and wilmington. have a great day. >> that is your latest weather. don't go anywhere. we've got the olympic swimmers who made a splash this this wee bringing home some serious hardware for the u.s. and super models alessandra ambrosio and adriana lima and the tae kwon do athlete that stole the show at the opening ceremony. don't go anywhere. you'll need two tvs to watch this it's so big.
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team usa with dana adding silver and bronze to already hefty collection. >> meantime, this is chase's olympic debut bringing the u.s. swim team its first medal. a silver. this past year he's been training with his idol michael phelps and clearly something rubbed off. >> cody miller has a bronze in men's 100 meter breaststroke. ryan held gets gold for the 4x100 freestyle relay. good morning. one more time to mention, beautiful tears by ryan on the podium. >> thank you. >> did somebody whisper to you it's okay to cry. >> when the tears started rolling michael put his arm around me. take it easy. you're going to make me cry. take it all in. you're not going to have this feeling again for a while. >> people said that could be one of the best olympic moments already and the olympics just got started.
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those tears meant something to those watching. >> the emotions of the past four years and transformation and pretty much the whole swimming community and the whole united states emotions manifest into tears there. >> you're hardware goes all of the way back to athens 2004 and now this time around you're a mom swimming. it's been an amazing journey for you. >> each olympics has been special in its own way and in some ways silver and bronze is a personal gold to me. it's been a really fun four years. really special moment last night. >> in march you give birth in 2015. how long did it take you to get back in the pool? >> i got back in when doctors said six weeks. i got in. it took a couple months before i
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could even make it through my team's warmup. very humbling at the beginning. it's been step by step. >> and chase, you trained with michael as which mentioned. i know he actually said he was almost more emotional seeing you get that silver last night. what's it like to be part of his team? >> it's awesome. i've been with michael since i was 14 or 15 years old. he's like an older brother to me. i felt the same way with him swimming last night. just getting started. >> how did you get into his world underneath his giant wind span? >> i got thrown into it. a lot of years where i was significantly behind him and he would whoop up on me every single day. he won't let me forget that. but we've progressed throughout the years and we have a great relationship and things are going great right now. >> cody, you faced serious health issues coming in. and now you come in here and you say one of the things you told me is when you were standing on that medal stand, you were
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surprised at how heavy that medal was. it must feel pretty light right now. >> it's pretty heavy. it's awesome. standing on that podium with that medal is something i'll never forget. an honor to be here and represent the united states. the coach said we're all here to unite the country and do something special and it's been surreal. >> did swimming save you as a kid because you did struggle a little bit. >> we had ups and downs but swimming is something i always latched onto and always been my fallback. steady progress for a long time and finally made that breakthrough and to make my first olympic team and to medal, it means everything to me. >> you basically set an american record for the breaststroke. did you know when you were swimming that i'm setting a record. do you know that you're on track for that. >> i knew i was out fast and i had a shot at it based on my preliminary and semifinal time. the goal was to break the record.
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i was celebrating so hard when i got that bronze medal because i set that record. still trying to soak it in. >> are you a slower with that hair. >> you can't tell. it's not that much hair. >> beautiful hair. gorgeous. >> you're going to tokyo, right? >> we'll see. >> you're not done. >> i'm on a mission times two. >> go for it, girl. congratulations. some of you still swimming. good luck on relays coming up later this week. coming up next, he puts the bear in flagbearer. the tae kwon do star that set the internet into a frenzy during the opening ceremony will join us after this.
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one of the unexpected stars of friday night's opening ceremony tae kwon do athlete pita taufatofua. he stole the spotlight. coconut oil pecks. you are tore up. ripped. >> the internet blew up. everyone asking who is this handsome man from tonga. pita is the first tae kwon do athlete ever to qualify for the olympics from tonga. he's here for good reason. >> you made one of the most memorable entrances. why did you decide to go with the traditional tufa made out of hammered tree bark instead of what your teammates do. >> for us it was important to get our culture out to the world. i said i want to march in what
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my ancestors wore to war 200 years ago. >> it's part of culture. coconut oil that you're glistening with. >> a lot of stuff out there. definitely coconut oil. we use it culturally for all sorts of things. >> the australian accideent. when did you find out that you would be the guy to carry the flag in? when did you get the nod? >> about one month ago. three or four weeks ago they decided. >> when did it come to you i'll walk in with the traditional -- >> as soon as we got the nod. >> when did you realize you were the social media superstar. >> i was walking through the opening ceremony and someone came up to me taking photos and they said to me, you know, you're trending on twitter in every major country? i haven't had a chance to look. once i had a look, it had gone
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79 degrees at aven11:00. a little cloudier at 2:00. 78 at philadelphia right now. go up to 88 degrees this afternoon. 80s at the shore. inland new jersey warms to the middle 80s. 82 right along the coast. tracy. >> just before 9:30. let's check the roads. jessica boyington has that. >> tracy, we're seeing really light volume pretty much all across the board. 422, no big problems or delays. we saw volume earlier, but it's pretty much cleared out of the way, headed to the schuylkill expressway. watching in fishtown for an accident. >> jury selection begins in norristown this morning in the perjury trial of pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane. we'll continue to keep you updated on-air and on our nbc10 app with that story. another update in about 25 minutes. thanks for watching. ♪ everything is awesome
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taking a look at the headlines, delta air lines is expecting widespread cancellations today because of an overnight computer outage overnight. a ground stop has now been lifted but departures are limited. they traced the problem to power problems in atlanta. a kansas city water park is closed today while officials investigate a weekend tragedy. kaleb schwab was killed when riding a raft down a 16 story water slide. his father is a kansas state lawmaker. a park spokeswoman says they don't know what happened but the slide is inspected every day. new evidence that being single has its perks. scientists at uc santa barbara
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found that single people tend to have richer social lives, show more psychological growth and are more self-sufficient their married peers and more likely to be resilient during hard times. "suicide squad" broke in 135 million at the box office. "jason bourne" second at $22 million and "bad moms" was third. let's head back to rio for a check of the weather from al who has some company. good morning to you. >> thanks so much. we're thrilled to have these two olympic medalists with us. a three-time olympian who can call her a two-time bronze medalist in women's trap shooting and alexander massialias with a silver medal congratulations. that's so terrific. you know, your first taste of
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the olympics was 2008 in beijing. but you're on the podium now. you hear that anthem. it still has to be as thrilling as it was the first time. >> it really is. it hadn't changed at all. such an amazing moment to see your flag being raised and know that you're here representing your country and that all of the work you put in has paid off and resulted in a medal. >> so terrific. alexander, this has been a dream of yours since you were very young. you're young now. but it's been over 30 years since men had a medal in fencing and you bring home a silver. that's got to feel so special. >> it's amazing feeling being able to bring it back for the u.s. fencing in particular and also in particular just my friends and family. my dad has been there every step of the way. >> your dad is your coach. >> three-time olympian himself. never medaled.
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i can bring one back to the household. >> that's terrific. what a great support system. your support system your husband to plays for the chicago bears couldn't make it because they're in training. i understand he and the team have been sending you support. >> they have. their kicker was kind enough to make these great t-shirts and the whole team including the coaches put them on and sent me out tweets and facebook posts and it's incredible to have such a great organization like that publicly support me. it really just pushed me and gave me that extra boost i needed. >> we're proud of you. congratulations. thanks so much. enjoy the rest of the games. >> thank you. o that's what's goingn from good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds, sunshine, and a warm afternoon, but as the temperatures climb, the humidity will be coming down. 88 degrees this afternoon for philadelphia. the suburbs will warm to the middle 80s for west chester and lansdale and the lehigh valley. lots of sunshine.
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allentown and easton into the middle to upper 80s this afternoon. you'll see some sunshine and filtered sunshine this afternoon with high clouds moving in in delaware and new jersey. at the shore, low 80s. upper 80s for smyrna and wilmington. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >>r. >> all right. this morning in "today food" in rio, victoria secret supermodels serving up some of brazil's most popular dishes. >> adriana lima, alessandra ambrosio. probably not always recognized on the cat walk and victoria secret shows but you're legends here. you're a local hero. you guys -- >> now we're the kitchen masters. br brazilian cuisiquicuisine.
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what is this? >> it's white beans and then it is fried in oil and sal aad and shrimp inside. >> this is your food right there. i love this. >> basically any kind of seafood and any kind of stew and then it's cooked with coconut oil and lots of spices. >> we have some right here. i'm trying it. >> 5,000 miles here of coastline. >> we've had this many times out at dinner already. it's so delicious. >> everybody is addicted to. tell us what's in this. >> it's made with sugar cane rum. mix with limes or strawberries.
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any kind of passion fruit. >> here you go. >> good morning. no time like the present. >> the dessert, you have to talk about the cake. >> this is basically chocolate with coconut filling. >> lots of coconut here. >> coconut oil. >> you're not a big coconut fan. >> i might be now. just for this. >> delicious. >> you go from cake into -- >> can i tell you, we spent some nice quality time together this weekend at christ the redeemer which is one of the most beautiful sites in all of rio. you said it was christ giving the world a hug. i felt that hug.
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anybody that goes up there feels it, too. >> we're going up there later today. looking forward to it. >> and you had a spiritual moment with billy. >> she led me to the -- >> apparently she told me that it's sweeping america and it's coming to america. the brozilian. >> i can't get behind that. adriana lima and alessandra ambrosio, thank you so much. thanks for all of this terrific food. coming up next, an incredible night in the pool to team usa. katie ledecky, michael phelps, once again clinching gold. the moment you might have missed or want to see again and a look ahead to the big event for ahead to the big event for olym
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it's been a terrific start for team usa at the olympic aquatic stadium in rio. things are only going to get better. >> katie ledecky broke her own world record swimming away with gold. michael phelps added his title of most decorated olympian going for his 19th gold. >> here with all of the highlights and a look ahead is four-time individual olympic gold medalist and vice chair of the athletes commission for los angeles 2024 olympic bid, go los
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angeles! welcome. i know that you're part of the 2024 bid. do you think it's going to happen? we hope it's going to happen. >> our l.a. team is here listening and learning about the games. we're excited because l.a. has 97% of our venues built in our city. ready to go. we are infrastructure. 88% support. >> who else is in the running? i only heard l.a.? >> paris. budapest and rome. >> great cities. l.a. right up there. let's talk about the highlights sunday night. katie ledecky. unbelievable. breaking the world record winning gold in women's 400 meter and it seems again she's a professional -- she made it look so easy. >> she does. i was sitting with the group from los angeles including our mayor and they just said the race is for second. she's incredible. her swimming speaks to herself. she takes 400 meter out like it's 100 and keeps swimming.
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i've never -- >> ahead by like five seconds from everybody else. >> i love watch her swim. more importantly, i think she's just an amazing woman. she's kind. she's humble. i texted her beforehand and i said good luck. she said i hope leah smith wins a medal. she's worried about medal instead of herself. >> not a professional. she's the amateur. she doesn't have to show up with the watch company or whatever it is. she can stay in her zone. >> she wants to go to college. she's going to stanford next year to get her education and swim for a team and does it because she loves it. >> michael phelps 19th gold medal. this is the first of perhaps many here. how many more golds does he really have a shot at? >> i think he could win three or four more gold medals. watching him swim last night in my swimmer capacity, he looked very good in the water. you see swimming. i see high in the water. stroke looks beautiful. he was amazing.
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>> he's going up against lochte. >> thursday night. >> 200 i.m. >> katie ledecky 200 freestyle. 400, 800 and the 200 is a sprint for her. there's an italian that's good. i think she can do it. closest race though. >> when you talk about what she's able to do, you talk about sprints and then a marathon in swimming. that's incredible. >> i swam distance. my races were 400 and 800. i couldn't swim 100 to save my life. i couldn't sprint. so the fact that she can be on a silver medal winning relay and then swim the 800 meter and break the world record by ten seconds is amazing. >> before coming here, didn't she come here in 1,500 which is giant, didn't she beat the next person by 13? >> she beats them by 15 to 20 seconds.
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she's a pool length ahead. >> lochte has thursday coming up. >> he looked great at trials. he swam with a join injury at trials. i suspect that it's healed now. >> and he has the gray hair. >> silver. i don't know. silverish. >> i love that he and phelps are roommates here. >> the other one is 400 meter individual medley. she's incredible. >> second in the 400 individual medley. 200 coming up and 200 backstroke. she's also a class act. we have this amazing team of older for our swimmers. average age is 23. leaders. experienced. i think that's showing in the pool last night when we did so well. >> watching that pang sometimes you wish you were in that water? >> it's nice to sit in the stands. i get tired just watching them.
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i'm happy just talking about them and cheering for them. i'm good. >> l.a. 2024. >> let's get it going. we're all staying at natalie's house. coming up next, the tonga who has tongues wagging all over the world with his bear chest displayed at the opening ceremony. pita taufatofua. that's after these messages.
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it's the all-day 360 cat eye ten times volume, darkness and no smudging katy kat eye and new katy kat matte lipstick from me and easy, breezy, beautiful covergirl we're back with the man who set the world into a frenzy. pita taufatofua. i did it right. first ever athlete from tonga to qualify in tae kwon do for the olympics and is going to show us a couple moves starting with natalie. >> he can only show us a couple moves because of what he's wearing. >> not wearing the right thing for kicking but i'll show you a couple punching moves.
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>> it's a form of martial arts. >> make a fist. >> horse stance. throw out your left hand and right hand and on the next one when you throw it you have to yell as loud as you can. ready. >> what are we yelling? pita? we're yelling pita. >> one, two, three, pita! >> is yelling crucial? what if you want to do that without yelling? >> it gives you extra energy. i think it scares the other person as well. >> how many years -- how old were you when you discovered your passion and love of tae kwon do? >> five years old. >> this guy has been through it all. six knee operations. it's a total beat down. >> it's one of the toughest sports. to get into the ring and fight someone you don't even hate. we do it because we love it. >> it's physical. my son actually just got his
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black belt about a year ago. show us a block. >> punch him. >> ready. i got your back. one more time. ready. >> hold on a second. >> guys, come on over here. >> get over here. >> individual medley. >> look at that. in their uniforms. billy is so jealous. >> here's a who wore it better between these guys. >> how many calories a day are you eating? >> whatever i want. >> how are you doing? >> say hello to the guy from tongo. he's a global sensation. >> is it hard to swim with a medal around your neck? >> i haven't tried that yet. >> you're making money for speedo out there. pita, thank you very much. >> the world of olympics, ladies and gentlemen. right here. >> pretty good. >> this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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what a morning it's been and only getting better from rio. we want to thank our drummers. >> that's right. we've had a good time. we're going to continue the fun. another full day of olympic competition heating up excitement here in rio hosted by my nemesis, tirico, right after your local new welcome to the wonder of the olympic games. one day, the world came together. a dog, talked. we're decedent from the mighty wolf.
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a voice was heard. if you build it, he will come. a girl discovered magic. a revolution began. welcome, to the wonders that happen, everyday. welcome, to it all. comcast. breaking news for you. delta airlines says flights are now getting back in the air after a power outage in atlanta caused computer problems all morning long. a ground stop was lifted a little more than an hour ago, but the airline is warning there will be delays, cancellations, and you can check the status of your flight by calling the airline, not the airport. >> just before tep:00 right now. i'm tracy davidson. now let's get your forecast with first alert meteorologist bill henley. it looks beautiful out there.
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>> very nice start to the day. sunshine, some high clouds, but no sign of any wet weather today. in fact, the humidity is coming down for most locations. the exception is the shore where there's a sea breeze. temperatures in the low 80s. summer's point is 82 degrees. for philadelphia, still seeing some 70s. 77 in andorra and chestnut hill. 81 degrees in center city. warming to the upper 80s today. >> now let's check your traffic and your roads with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we're watching the 42 freeway right now in new jersey. in deptford. this is what it looks like in pennsylvania. parts of delaware, and new jersey as well. headed northbound into philadelphia, no problems. watch for an accident on west trooper road and main street. >> thanks. up next, olympic action live from rio. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc10 app. take us with you as you go throughout the day and join us for nbc10 news at 5:00.
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no one has won more! the most dominant in olympic history, and it's pure gold! monday morning in rio de janeiro. the world famous copacabana beach one of the many spectacular settings for these games, as another big day of olympic competition lies ahead. and from our daytime home at copacabana action we copacabana, welcome along, i'm rebecca lowe. what thrilling swimming we saw last night with katie ledecky's record and the men winning the 4 x

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