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. >> donald trump rallies the faithful while picking his sea, ahead of a trump showdown at trump tower. the fed is poised to raise interest rates today. talking car technology may soon be available to help avoid 600,000 auto accidents a year. president obama takes a major leap forward in its cancer moon shine program. "the voice" gets a new champ. "early today" starts right now. i'm frances rivera. this morning, politic trump is asking voters to think big for
hicks secretary of state. he picked rex tillerson, trump took a victory lap and made his argument before a packed wisconsin crowd. >> rex is one of the greatest and most skilled global business leaders of our time, made some of the greatest deals. you know, rex is friendly with many of the leaders in the world, that we don't get along with and some people don't like that. they don't want them to be friendly. that's why they do the deal with rick. i like what this is all about. >> the anecdote to the problems plaguing washington. >> rex will be a fierce advocate for americans around the world and has the insights and talents necessary to help reverse years of foreign policy blunders and disasters. >> but this as what could be a brooding site after they have skepticism regarding tillerson's
ties with russia. here the head of the senate foreign relations committee. >> i would say most committee members will want to understand, who is the relationship to russia, how do you see the u.s. role in the world. and so i'm sure there will be tough questioning. i would imagine someone of his stature would be able handle those. >> tillerson is the latest name to be added to trump's growing cabinet lest. one montana candidate ryan zinke has been tapped to lead the interior delaware an official choice has yet to be made. the cabinet pick comes on a day when the president-elect holds a meeting with none other than hip-hop star kanye west. we will hear with west uncharacteristically tight lipped. >> mr. trump, what did you guys discuss in the meeting today?
>> just friend, just friend, he's a good man. >> no comment about the plkt of the united states today, nothing to say? >> i just want to take a picture right now. >> we got more details, via west' twitter feed, west posted, i wanted to meet with trump to discuss multi-cultural issue, bull he, supporting teachers, modernizing critic lums in chicago. i feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with our future president if we truly want change. trump took time to meet with nfl found jim bound and ray lewis. they point the meeting with west as a clear distraction. the group quickly firing off this statement, say, quote, donald trump believes it is more important to meet with kanye west than receive security briefings. [ music playing ] . but the theme song we have
all we heard from the ''80s hits "growing pain," this morning we shall report the loss of one of the favorite tv dads from that show alan thicke. a family publicist says thicke died suddenly from a heart attack. he was born in canada. he had acting appearances since the 1970s he wrote the theme song to "the facts of life." he is survived by robin thicke. alan thicke was 69-years-old. a cease-fire agreement had been reached, that would allow rebel fighters to leave the city. though it's now unclear whether or when it will actually happen and there are new reports the cease-fire may have been broken this morning with the resum sun of artillery fire. the united nations stills up to
15,000 civilians and rebel fighters are still inside the city. as bill neely reports, people are scram going to escape amid horrifying conditions. >> reporter: thousands fleeing aleppo's last battlegrounds, the young and sick, the old and helpless, besieged for months, troubleing from the ruins of their homes. they fled a relentless onslaught by regime and russian portions crushing what's left of the rebel east. the horrors are clear on aleppo's streets, shelling an airstrikes, claiming hundreds of lives. we can't verify this video or many claims, but the u.n. is alleging regime militias are executing civilians in cold blood. >> they have been going door-to-door executing people on the spot. >> reporter: president assad's troops are celebrating victory, over these symbolic city of the revolution and denying they're committing atrocities.
>> i seen these people, we freed this area, he says, they feel safe, but few can be safe, even if the regime boasts a aleppo rebels have been fighting, though they be allowed to leave. although it's not clear where and the battle sheer over. the exodus of misery isn't over, nor is this war in so many places beyond aleppo. bill neely, nbc news, brute. a moment of unity on capitol hill as president obama signed into law what is likely his final bill. >> there we go. [ applause ] >>. >> the 21st century cures act will provide money towards cancer and mental health and opioid treatment. >> the 21st century cures act is going to harness america's best minds, science, ped sin and technology to tackle some of our biggest and most complex health
challenges a day. >> i believe the united states of america should be the country that ends cancer once and for all. we are already closer than a lot of folks think. this bill will bring us even closer. >> nearly $2 billion of the fund with go to vice president moon schein project. it was renamed in honor of his son bo who died from brain chance fer 2016. it is the largest impliens recall. can you kinart say 8 million food processors could cause a hazard. there are 69 report of the metal blade breaking off into food. 30 cases of mouth lacerations an tooth injuries from fractured metal have been reported. the massive recall includes 22 different models. cuisineart is telling consumers to check tear would be sites or call their 800 number, but they're also asking for patience
with no guaranteed replacems will arrive in time for the holidays. today is the day the much talked about siberian express will hit likely in wisconsin and it's not bad news, we check in. what itself the good news in all of this, bill? >> it will hit less people than say three, four, five days ago. the big arctic blast is making it down from canada into northern portions of north.com. langdon, negative 27 wind chill. can you imagine? we won't watch this frigid architect air hitting through areas of the great lakes and the northeast. look at the northeast as we go through friday. notice washington, d.c. goes down to the wind chill. the really heart of this frigid cold air will be confined to northern portions of the great lakes and northern new england. notice burlington is down to negty 23. those are actually warmer than
what we were thinking yesterday. a little piece of food news will be brophy. it will be extreme for some. here's a closer look at your day ahead. so for today as that arctic air plunges down, we will not see temperatures going down, temperatures will drop throughout the afternoon and evening. green bay, too, a high of only around 12 degrees. of course, frances, behind this, we will be watching a snowstorm. who will get how much snow as we head through the week. >> bill, it could be a good christmas for some. fireworks in the bill cosby courtroom, plus the young afghan boy who gets the meeting of a lifetime. introducing, new olay eyes.
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the phenomenon occurs when it is the third supermoon of the year. shining brightly in asia, middle east, the uk and areas here in the united states. leading the news, a young boy's soccer dream became a reality. earlier this year, he wore this plastic bag mimicking soccer star lionel messi's argentina shirt. yesterday, he had a chance to walk out on the field alongside his hero and the rest of the barcelona team. he joined the team captain out of the pitch. he loved it so much, he wanted to stay. he almost had to be dragged away, so this match could actually start. good for him, what a treat. next, controversial legislation in ohio where governor john kasich signed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks, earlier in the day, kasich, a republican, who opposes abortion rights vetoed a
different abortion restricting bill. it would have banned a procedure after a fetal heart beat is first detected. this moment can occur as early as six weeks into a pregnancy before many women realize they are pregnant. they feel it would have led to costly litigation, kasich thought it would be found unkouns institutional. an tuesday, a judge in bill cosby's sexual assault case, admonished lawyers and at one point suggesting police could intervene, whether accusers would be allowed to testify against actors in his trial. he is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 1984. prosecutors say the accounts of these show a pattern of behavior in cosby, but his attorneys doubt their memories and motivations. cosby has repeatedly denied all allegations of sexual
misconduct. in boulder, colorado, they hope new dna technology will help them in the case of jonbenet ramsay. they uncovered apparent flaws in the interpretation of dna testing on the toddler's pajamas. the bolder da and police chief announced they will use few dna tests that will give them access to a database with genetic profiles from more than 1,500 defenders. jonbenet was found dead in her home disease 6, 1996. just ahead, a new winner of "the voice" has been crowned. and they are meeting with president-elect donald trump. one is promising 25,000 new jobs.
they helped the victims of tennessee wildfires that caused more than $500 million in damage. now, it is official, according to hollywood reporter, margot robbie inked the deal in "gotham city sirens." the actress will also serve as executive producer of the film. the stockmarket continues to soar. now it is closer to dow 20,000 with all the major indices continued in record territory. fed chief janet yellin is expected to release the first of the year. do you think we will do it? >> reporter: we're very close, aren't we? we have been inching forward ever since donald trump became politic here t. dow has actually put on 6% him i think a lot of pundits in the markets think we will clear that 20,000 number four years in, possibly even today. you know what the one fly in the
ointment, though, you mentioned it, it is that interest rate move from the federal reserve t. marks are anticipating. we will see another 25 basis points, a quarter point if you like on interest rates. >> that will be good news for savers i guess who have had a world of pain with these very low rates moving forward, but anybody borrowing money or owing money needs to look closely at what the fed might do next year. moving very quickly on, i mentioned donald trump there. some of the techty tans in america were unhappy about his election. it was a heated campaign, but there is a meeting with these gentleman today. larry paige will be there. we will see a lot of the tech leaders in the united states. this as ibm says it will raise 25,000 jobs in america going forward. they intend to invest a billion dollars over the next four years. finally, i just want to end on
airpods, finally, apple says its ear buds, wireless ear buds will be ready. although you will not get them for christmas. if you try i to buy them at the apple store online, they're saying, four weeks for shipping. so finally they're coming to us. but you will not get them on christmas day, what a shame. back to you. >> jeff, thank you. i can watch the dow the fed and trump towers. appreciate it. still to come here, taking on a whole new meaning. plus cars talking to cars? new technology that could prevent over a half million crashes every year. be right hom. ♪ (squirrel screeching, birds chirping) (squirrel chittering) hey! hey! (tires screeching) hey! is this yours? yes. thank you! happy holidays. (vo) the real magic of the holidays is when we all give a little more. (man) thank you!
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you, the driver, would then get visual or audible alerts. your automatic braking might kick in. vehicles might translate slippery or icy road warnings. if it sounds like science fiction, audi is rolling out technology that tells drivers how soon upcoming traffic lights are about to change t. key is to coordinate all of the technology, so different cars, makes and modems are talking to each other on the same frequency. the obama wants to require few cars to come b-to-b. but will the trump administration go along? today the auto industry says it's studying the proposal for other safety systems starting to be included. some day, your car's wifi cat with other cars could keep you alive. tom byrum costello, nbc news, washington. >> fascinating. this is "early today." little dakota's nose was quivering in fear. because it knew an ordinary tissue was near. the fiery tissue left her nose sore and red.
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right now, hail of gunfire. philadelphia police say a man is dead after someone fired 27 shots at him overnight. back in court, a hearing continues today in montgomery county for bill cosby as prosecutors and the comedian's legal team wrestle over allowing accusers to testify. and still number one. the villanova wildcats took on temple and rolled over them in convincing style to stay perfect so far this season. and you made it to wednesday. just about 4:30. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. as we call it, hump day. >> hump day! >> take a look at this. snow and sleet were falling down on shoppers just before
midnight. it's coming down a little bit there on shoppers. let's get to bill henley and his first alert neighborhood forecast, a look at conditions right where you live. good morning, bill. >> good morning, vai. the showers are long gone. we are clear and dry and now it's just cold. 33 in the suburbs, 32 in new jersey and just below freezing in the lehigh valley. philadelphia right now is 37, but these numbers are still coming down, so it will get a little colder before we see the temperatures climb. it will turn out to be a pretty nice day today. 36 degrees at 9:00. the wind will be picking up during the day today, but the temperature will also be moving up from the 30s into the 40s this afternoon. 42 degrees for philadelphia. exception will be the lehigh valley at 38 degrees. today, no problems, but tomorrow the cold arrives. we have issued a first alert starting tomorrow for pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware for dangerous cold thursday and friday along with some very gusty winds. we're talking windchills friday morning below zero. more on this when i come back in
ten minutes. but first, let's check in with katy zachry for your first alert traffic. >> good morning, bill. taking a live look now at the schuylkill expressway right at montgomery drive, where you can see your drive time. everything is in the green. average speeds right there hovering in the 60s. it's going to be a 13-minute drive as you make your way eastbound towards center city between the blue route and the vine street expressway. taking a look into new jersey, we'll look at the 42 freeway, where northbound as you make your way between route 55 and the walt whitman bridge, that is a quick drive of just five minutes. when i see you in a bit, we'll look at construction affecting things in center city. new this morning, police are investigating what they're calling an execution-style, deadly shooting in philadelphia's frankford section. officers found a man laying on adams avenue with gunshot wounds just after 12:30 this morning. authorities say the evidence shows the gunman fired 28 shots at the victim, some from just inches away. so far no arrests. bill cosby's sex assault hearing resumes