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"today" show starts. ready to work out, jess? let's go. we're going to film you doing it, too. >> can't wait to see it tomorrow. good morning. breaking overnight, attorney general jeff sessions facing calls to resign, over a new revelation that he met with russia's ambassador during the presidential campaign. not once, but twice. something he denied at his confirmation hearing under oath. >> i did not have communications with the russians. >> why sessions is pushing back, claiming those meetings had nothing to do with the campaign. the trump effect. stocks surge to record highs. the dow opening the day above 21,000 points for the first time ever. up nearly 3,000 points since election day. how long will the rally last? finding love again. the widow of former vice president joe biden's son, beau,
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now dating his younger brother. this morning, what the couple and the biden family are saying about that relationship. and triple-threat. movie, music and tv superstar jennifer lopez, live in our studio. today, thursday, march 2nd, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. we're looking forward to having jennifer lopez with us later on. between now and then, a lot to get to. >> a lot happening overnight. the trump administration facing a new controversy over russia. nbc news confirming attorney general jeff sessions met with the russian ambassador to the u.s. twice last year. and that's raising some questions now about whether sessions misled lawmakers during his confirmation hearing. now, we've got all of this
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covered. we'll start with nbc's peter alexander at the white house this morning. hi, peter. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. what a busy night. white house officials are dismissing this as another partisan attack by democrats. but it is a serious issue that could have significant implications. among the questions this morning, did attorney general jeff sessions commit perjury when he received undernea oath n he didn't have contacts with russians last year? with lawmakers calling for an independent investigation of russian interference in the election and conflicts between candidate trump's campaign, and the russians, bombshell revoluti revolutions. "the washington post" reporting that jeff sessions, one of mr. trump's earliest campaign surrogates, had two conversations with russia's ambassador to the u.s. last year. but didn't mention it during the confirmation hearing. >> if there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the trump campaign communicated with the
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russian government in the course of this campaign, what would you will? >> i'm not aware of any of those activities. i have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign. and i did not have communications with the russians. >> reporter: in fact, "the post" reports that he spoke with lkislyak. this was as a senator, not a surrogate. the attorney general released a statement saying, i never met with any russian officials to discuss the campaign. i have no idea what the allegation is about. it is false. the post reports that sessions was the only lawmaker that it reached, including john mccain, who met with him last year. overnight, the reaction on capitol hill was swift. some democrats calling on the attorney general to recuse himself from any justice department investigation into russia's interference with the u.s. election. others including house minority
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leader, nancy pelosi, saying sessions should resign immediately. late wednesday, lindsey graham was pressed on the issue on cnn. >> if there's something there that the fbi believes is criminal in nature, for sure you need a special prosecutor. if that day ever comes, i'll be the first one to say it needs to be somebody other than jeff. >> reporter: the new accusations come less than a month after former security adviser, michael flynn, was forced to resign, after revelations he spoke to the same ambassador before mr. trump took office. the trump administration has denied all accusations that the campaign colluded with russian officials. >> how many people have to say there's nothing there before you realize there's nothing there? >> reporter: also overnight, according to a "new york times" report, citing a half-dozen and former and current officials, some white house officials scrambled to spread information about russian efforts to undermine the election.
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and about possible contacts between mr. trump's associates and russians. the former u.s. officials had two goals. to ensure there's no much meddling in future elections. and to leave a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators. so far this morning, nothing from president trump, nothing on twitter, about his new attorney general. george w. bush's chiefs ethics lawyer tweeted misleading the senate with worn testimony f of one's own contacts is a good way to go to jail. matt and savannah, back to you. let's bring in pete williams. pete, good morning to you. let's talk about this answer he gave under oath, during that confirmation hearing. depending on who you talk to, it's the truth, it's a lie, it's an omission, or it's mi ee's mi. how is his explanation going over? >> they're saying a couple of things at the justice department, matt. they're saying he had one private meeting with the russian ambassador last september.
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and that was in his capacity as a senator, not somebody involved in the xacampaign. and the other encounter was with a group of ambassadors after he gave a speech in july. that was not a one-on-one meeting. they are saying his answer to franken doesn't misleading because he was thinking about trump surrogates giving campaign information to the russian government. and he didn't know any, matt. >> others are saying perhaps the attorney general should appoint a special prosecutor to look into all of this. if he is a witness in his own investigation, is that not a textbook case of when an attorney general needs to appoint a special prosecutor? >> of course, what they're asking for him is to step down to recuse himself from the investigation. and during the past tweak, he's been asked twice whether he would recuse, take himself out of any involvement with the
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investigation. and both times he said he would recuse if and when he thought it would be appropriate. clearly, he has decisions to make here about whether to recuse or whether to appoint a special prosecutor or not to do either one. >> pete williams, thanks. >> that brings us to the political fallout. and mark halperin joins us with that. that's the question. we talked about the legal issues. is the political pressure so high that sessions is going to feel the heat and feel he has to step aside and get a special prosecutor? >> he'll feel it from democrats. the question is, are there republicans that will say mr. attorney general, our former senate colleague, you need to not oversee this investigation. this is a textbook case. i don't think anyone thinks the attorney general can be unconcerned about the appearance of conflict. that's why he might step aside. i don't think he will go with an independent counsel. but there's big pressure on capitol hill. what kind of investigation will capitol hill do of all of these
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russia questions? the attorney general giving statements offbase and more than that. means the pressure there is going to be for a large congressional investigation. >> it goes to the overwhelming idea that there's some kind of unusual contact between the trump administration and russia. >> this is the latest. and the attorney general of the united states, the man whose organization is supposed to be investigating it. why does this matter to real people? there has to be some understanding of what happened in the last election. some confidence there wasn't inappropriate contact with russia. i think the white house should and will welcome an investigation that makes this into the open. the suspicion people have is why don't they want an investigation? because there's more there that they don't want to come out. the attorney general is putting this off as these are innocent meetings. maybe they are. but they raise suspicion. >> is it reasonable to assume
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that someone like jeff sessions, and meeting with that russian ambassador, can come xatmentalize that he is with the company and a senator. >> the one meeting with a large group. and last year, he was a senator. he was a campaign surrogate and supporter. he was doing the job of a senator. it's possible he thought about it that way. he knew he had the meets. but not disclosing it at the hearings, but through a media report. who else knew he had meetings. the white house went out of its way to say there were no improper meetings with campaign officials. >> there's an interesting item in "the post" that reported this. they reached out to the senators on the armed services committee last year. and of the 20 who responded, none met with the russian ambassador. >> there seems to have been a
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lot of contact that we know about and maybe that's still out there, between people associated with the president and russia. that's alleged. this is a concrete one we know happened. attorney general/russian ambassador. people want to ask questions today. >> mark halperin. appreciate it. let's turn to wall street, where trading begins on the best day in months. topping 21,000 for the first time ever. will the good times keep rolling, as they say? and how much credit could trump be taking for this? the dow has gone up since he was elected. passing historic milestones of 20,000 and 21,000 points along the way. msnbc's ali velshi is at the new york stock exchange. they're calling it the trump effect. how much credit does he deserve? >> i'm going to get in trouble on twitter when i say it. but that's what it is. i remember a younger day when we saw 10,000 for the first time in the dow. to get from 20,000 to 21,000
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just between the time donald trump has become president and now is a very big deal. the dow is up 15% from election day until now. and yesterday, about 24 hours ago, we were looking at a market that opened almost 200 points higher and was soon 300 points higher. today, we're going to have a more muted effect when the market opens, which means it was about donald trump's speech in which he reiterated some of his policies. this market was going up before donald trump became president. >> if you talk to folks about this, they get excited. they see the money go up in the 401(k). but there's a lot of nerves. we've seen this movie before. what goes up, often comes town. what should we be thinking about? >> i have spoken with a lot of experts who value the companies and value the market. they say the valuation is very high. it's frothy. the market could be too high. i've spoken to others who say if donald trump gets the things he
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wants done, through congress, tax reform, legislation repeal, it will create value in companies that this is all going to make sense. the bottom line to remember is that the market can turn on a dime. when they get word that donald trump can't get one of the things done, you might see a pullback on markets like this. >> ali, thank you very much. appreciate it. another big thing happening at the stock exchange. snapchat's parent company goes public. this is one of the most anticipated ipos of the year. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: this morning, evan spiegel is hoping to be the next mark zuckerberg. the 26-year-old ceo and co-founder of snapchat, covering the latest edition of "time" magazine. and looking to take his place in the ranks of silicon valley billionaires, after snapchat goes public today, with a market
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value of $23.6 billion. not as high as facebook's $104 billion back in 2012. but enough to cement spiegel as a titan of tech. >> he's successful. he's handsome. he has a beautiful fiancee. he runs his company. and in minutes you say, wow. this guy is a visionary. >> reporter: that fiancee, model miranne that kerr. spiegel turned down an offer to sell snapchat to facebook in 2013. since then, facebook owned instagram and whatsapp after snapchat. >> snapchat should be flattered. mark zuckerberg, the first thought he wakes up with and the last thought, is how do i kill snapchat? >> it's tough to kill the little app that could. >> i'm on snapchat every day. >> reporter: launched less than five years ago, snapchat has more than 158 million daily
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users, who love adding funny filters to their photos and video. the majority of them, 18-year-olds to 34-year-olds, using the app 18 times a day. average time, 30 minutes. >> there's two things you need in the internet. you have to be useful or entertaining. and snapchat is both those things. >> reporter: when it was first launched, snapchat was best known for being a sexting tool. >> if you want something more permanent, you put it on twitter or facebook. and this is like, an easy 24-hour thing. >> reporter: now, it's mainstream. in the political season, more 18-year-olds to 24-year-olds, watched the presidential debates on snapchat than they did on tv. matt and savannah, you know this company. and that's why investors are clamoring to get in this deal. its pricing at 17. this is going to break maybe in the 20s. and we know the founders will be
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instant billionaires. >> everybody gets excited by something like this, steph. this is today's big thing. what's coming up on the horizon? >> reporter: you know, if today's deal dwogoes as well as expected, you have other big names on the horizon. airbnb, uber, spotify, they're expected to come in the next year. if the smashmarket is as good a seems, you can see those get moved up. good segue to al. i can't get these people straight. al, matt, you are -- >> what are the odds? i know we both have beards. we're both bald. but there's a little difference. >> hot hand. >> thank you very much. we have had some lael severe weather over the last several days. the good news, it is getting out of here. this is the last of it from yesterday. this is in central tennessee. massive tornado. luckily, i mean, there was some damage. but thankfully no deaths.
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and as this thing pushed through, it caused big problems. right now, we have wind to worry about. in fact, our "today's" top weather story, 74 million people, under a warning in new england, mid-atlantic states. the wind gusts will start building as the day wears on. upper 30-mile-per-hour wind gusts in the 40s. and the other side of this, is going to be temperatures are going to start dropping. right now, we're at 48 in new york city, nantucket, 47. and same in philly. as the day wears on, temperatures continue to drop. tomorrow morning, we'll be at or below freezing. and to add insult to injury, we have a quick clipper coming across late tonight into tomorrow. light snow from the great lakes into new england. just reminding you that winter hasn't left just
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good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a blustery day ahead. the wind is blowing a few clouds through this morning. we'll see bright sunshine this afternoon. the temperature rebounds a little bit, just 49 degrees in philadelphia. with the wind blowing, it will feel like the 30s for the day. 46 for the high in the suburbs. clouds will thin out, bright sunshine, will feel like the 30s. new jersey 38 degrees inland. at the shore, you'll feel the cold winds blowing in the 40s for lehigh valley and delaware. have a great day. thank you very much. coming coming up, beau bide
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widow in a relationship with his younger brother. this morning, what the former vice president is saying about that. and a creative weapon in the fight against drunk driver. on rossen reports, the suit that shows you what it feels like to be intoxicated behind thewheel. still ahead, what you will
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it's 7:26, good morning, i'm tracy davidson. a windy morning. let's get to "first alert" meteorologist bill henley with the "first alert" accurate forecast. bill. >> tracy, those are cold winds blowing. got sunshine but the winds are howling through the night. now, the winds gusting at 37 miles an hour in philadelphia. it feels like 38 degrees. 19 in pocono mountains. feels like 40 in vineland. the wind will make sure it feels cold all day long. we have new information about a problem on september that west trenton line. francesca ruscio is following that. >> we have downed priors.
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♪ 7:30, now. thursday morning, the 2nd day of march, 2017. we're listening to jennifer lopez's latest hits. the music, movie, tv, stage and screen star will be here live in our next half hour. we want you to send us questions for her. if you have a question for her, use the hash tag #jlotoday. >> i think it's great. always fun to have her. >> we're looking forward to it. look at some of the headlines. attorney general jeff sessions, facing calls to resign, after it was revealed he met with russia's ambassador during the presidential campaign. at his confirmation hearing, sessions said he had no communications with the russians
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during that time. his spokesperson tells nbc news, the meetings were tied to his work, at the time, on the senate armed services committee. just outside of his home, sessions denied any wrongdoing. >> i have not met with any russians at any time to discuss any political campaign. and those remarks are unbelievable to me. and all false. i don't have anything else to say about that. and the severe weather system that's swept across the country this week produced more rnd tornadoes on wednesday. one damaged homes near nashville, including one near carrie underwood. a surprising headline from the biden family. they're confirming there's a romantic relationship between beau biden's widow and the bi n bidens' youngest son, hunter biden. >> reporter: this morning, in "the new york post," the vice president and his wife are
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expressing their full support for this relationship. it's one, almost safe to say, nobody saw coming. this morning, new revelations from the biden family. still reeling from the death of the vice president's son, beau, from brain cancer in 2015. now, beau's brother, hunter, and his widow, hallie, have confirmed in a statement to "the new york post," they're in a relationship. saying, hallie and i are incredibly lucky to have found the love and support we have for each other in such a difficult time. and that's been obvious to the people who love us most. we've been so lucky to have family and friends who have supported us every step of the way. the vice president and jill biden offering their support, telling "the post," we are all lucky that hunter and hallie found each other as they were putting their lives together again after such sadness. they have mine and jill's full and complete support. and we are happy for them. hunter biden, separated from his wife kathleen in october 2015, five months after beau's death.
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the vice president cited the death of his oldest son as the main reason for not running for president in 2016. >> i don't think any man or woman should run for president unless they can look at the folks out there and say, i promise you, you have my whole heart and my whole soul and my energy and my passion to do this. and -- and i'd be lying if i said that i knew i was there. >> reporter: it was an emotional time for the vice president, who, along with hallie, shared a memorable embrace with president obama, after he delivered a eulogy at beau's funeral beau and hunter biden shared a close bond throughout their lives. both surviving a car crash that killed their mother and 1-year-old sister, just weeks after then-senator joe biden was first elected to office back in 1972. >> there's three points i'd like to make. >> reporter: beau, the former attorney general of delaware,
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even named his son after hunter. beau and hallie have a daughter. now, a family still in mourning, moving on together, in a new direction. hunter and kathleen biden have three daughters. as for the vice president, just last night, he received a bipartisan policy center's congressional patriot award. two months after he was awarded the presidential medal of freedom. you can see the video there. the vice president not commenting about the relationship. matt? savannah? >> hallie jackson, thank you. let's swing over to mr. roker for a check of the weather. >> it's a harbinger of spring when the cherry blossoms start to bloom. they may be on the early side this year. as we look and show you, normally, the average date for the peek bloom is april 1st. the earliest was 1990, march 15th. we may set a record this year. this season forecast, march 14th through the 17th. you might want to head to washington to catch the cherry
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blossoms. these are locations with the first spring leaves. out west, will be a week late. the southwest, on time. a wide swath, the first blooms will be three weeks early. and look at the march temperature outlook. look how wide an area will see above-average temperatures for the month of march. only the pacific northwest, below average. below-average temperatures in the southwest and the rockies, near-average in the mid-atlantic states and the southeast. above average but wetter as you get into the pacific northwest. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a blustery day ahead. the wind is blowing a few clouds through this morning. we'll see bright sunshine this afternoon. the temperature rebounds a little bit, just 49 degrees in philadelphia. with the wind blowing, it will feel like the 30s for the day. 46 for the high in the suburbs. clouds there clear out, bright sunshine, will feel like the 30s. new jersey 38 degrees inland. at the shore, you'll feel the cold winds blowing in the 40s for lehigh valley and delaware.
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we're back at 7:40. got a new "rossen reports" this morning. and it's a creative way to stop drunk driving. headlines just this week. >> correspondent jeff rossen is out in los angeles. he has more on this. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: matt and savannah, good morning to you. a drunk driver out of control, hitting dozens of people. and it makes you angry. after all of the psas, all of the education, the cops saying you'll audio be caught, people are drinking and driving. we wanted to do something. a group of experts have developed a druk suit. not preaching anymore. showing teenagers firsthand what it feels like to drive drunk and the devastation you can leave behind. chaos in new orleans, just days ago. a driver plowing into pedestrians at this mardi gras parade. 28 injured. some still in the hospital right now. police say this 25-year-old was behind the wheel.
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his blood alcohol level nearly three-times the legal limit. >> people were just bouncing off of the hood of his car, like bowling pins. >> reporter: and the numbers are staggering. according to the cdc, every day, 28 people die in crashes involving alcohol. that's one death every 53 minutes. now, experts at ford are trying to stop it. developing a scientifically engineered drunk suit that simulates being drunk. trying it on teenagers, scaring them straight. unable to walk a straight line. >> the balance is way off. >> reporter: or drive. >> this is crazy. i'm going so slow. >> we tried everything in terms of turning the numbers around, including going into the classrooms. >> reporter: doesn't always work. >> doesn't always work. but this is a game-changer in terms of our high schoolers. putting them out here on the road with some drunk goggles on. obviously, they see how dangerous it is. but they also discover the consequences. >> reporter: it's called driving
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skills for life. and today, they're trying it on me. first, i drive this special course sober to get a baseline, see if i'm a good driver. easy peasy. i don't hit a single cone. perfect score. now, for the real test. they put me in the special drunk suit. >> these are weights that simulate what your legs feel like when dunk. >> exactly right. >> reporter: they put weights on my knees and arms, too. >> you have the goggles here. these will limit your view. >> reporter: gear goggles. >> that's right. you're no longer sober. >> reporter: i don't know where the -- there it is. okay. there's no depth perception. this is nuts. they bring in a real michigan state trooper to simulate a traffic stop. we're going to do the walk of life. ten steps, heel-to-toe. >> your not counting aloud,
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jeff. >> reporter: sorry. three. four. five. this is hard. i know it probably looks like i'm not trying that hard but i'm trying the hardest i can to walk straight. okay. i failed that. >> another test we utilize is kick the cone. >> what do i do? >> i'll place this here. just kick the cone. >> reporter: failed that, too. this is impactful for me. i can imagine what it's like for a teenager. >> no doubt. >> reporter: and finally, the ultimate test. i'm about to get behind the wheel of this car, on the same exact course i mastered earlier sober. immediately, i start hitting cones. did i hit another one? and another one. and another one. >> that's a cone there. but in real life, that could have been a child. could have been deadly. >> reporter: when it's over, i look at the course and the trail
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of damage is frightening. all this happened and i'm not drunk. i couldn't see. i was seeing like i was drunk, and think like i'm sober. imagine if your mind is gone, too. this is scary. it worked on me. >> reporter: today, just an experiment. but on the road, the consequences are deadly. the whole point is to avoid crashes. the leading cause for death for teens is vehicle crashes. we want to get that number down to zero. one life is too much to lose. >> they do a great job. the ford driving program has trained a million students. they do these demonstrations at cities and towns across the country, free of charge. if you want to see if your city or town is on the list, we have a link on our website, >> that's a cool thing. so important. jeff, thank you very much. coming up, we have new music and moves from bruno mars. we'll have that for you on "pop start." first, carson in the orange room, with a surprise to one
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workplace story. this is 19-year-old derek taylor. he walks up to ten miles every day to get to and from at a u.p.s. at oxford, alabama. he has worked since he was 14 to support his sick mom. he is too proud to get rides from his co-workers. they all got together to give him a gift that he couldn't refuse. have a look. >> this is a hardworking young man. he motiakes he emotional. he wanted to work, he started to walk to work. we got together. and you got your own now. [ applause ] >> go ahead and look at it. look at it. >> that's a great deal. he does a great deal. >> reporter: there you go. he was so emotional. that is a brand-new jeep
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cherokee. all his co-workers pitched in and gave it to him. this video, the surprise, the emotion, has been viewed over 4 million times on facebook. people freaking out online. here's lynn writing in, a great gift to a deserving young man. you all are amazing. taylor himself took time to comment. he posted, i'm more than thankful and appreciative of what my co-workers have done for me. they are all are a blessing and i will never be able to thank them enough. a great moment to see taylor support him and his family. he wants to go to college and study. he there is no doubt this young man has a bright, bright fuchl air head. back to you. >> thank you, carson. appreciate it. coming up, a troubling truth about what's in the water at your public swimming pool. take a guess. >> why do we have to do this? and jennifer lopez answers
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>> announcer: nbc10 news starts now. four minutes before 8:00. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with the most accurate forecast. >> it looks beautiful outside with all of the sunshine but look at the cameras shaking. that's those gusty winds that have not let up much this morning. gusting at 37 miles an hour in philadelphia. 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts in wilmington. and it's going to be a blustery one today. feels like temperatures 40 degrees in mt. holly. feels like 38 in philadelphia. and allentown. now to an update for a service problem with the west trenton line. what's the update? >> delays, train 6325 is operating 25 minutes late.
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and then incoming watch for delays on the trenton line. we're talking about the wind moving around the cameras a little bit. we also have major delays on the blue route along baltimore pike. 95 and northbound. tracy, back to you. today in philadelphia, religious leaders and community members will gather at independence hall for a rally. they will join with mayor kenney and governor wolf here and across the country. meanwhile, the reward continues to climb in the jewish centers. the fbi is investigating. chris christie will be in camden county for an update on the drug treatment facility. victory bay in laurel springs established by a.j. solomon who once working for christie. christie highlighted a.j.'s recovery from heroin addiction.
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i'm tracy davidson. another update in 25 minutes.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, under fire. attorney general jeff sessions, facing calls to resign over r revelations he met with a russian official during the campaign. despite denying that under oath. >> i did not have communications with the russians. >> sessions now pushing back, saying there was no wrongdoing. we're live in washington. plus, banned for life. the two accountants behind that oscars flub told they will never work the awards show again. >> there's a mistake. "moonlight," you guys won best picture. >> we'll look at new backstage photos showing minute by minute the timeline of the mix up. and jenny at the rock.
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>> what happened? >> i'm asking myself the same question. >> the one and only jennifer lopez swings by studio 1a live, to talk about her hit show, music, and motherhood, today thursday, march 2nd, 2017. ♪ >> hi, papa in denver. we love you. >> celebrating my 13th birthday in the big app. >> celebrating 40 years of marriage and we're still in love. ♪ >> shoutout to roberto in fair field, ill. >> to our friends and family in oregon. and happy birthday, mom. ♪
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>> we're back, now, 8:00 on a thursday morning. it's the 2nd day of march, 2017. brilliant blue sky in new york city today. a little windy. but it's not bad. >> temperatures will be dropping. but not too shabby. a little snow tomorrow afternoon. just a little. >> we have the cutie crowd on the plaza today. look at them. >> and a great show coming up. we're all about pasta on "today food" this week. and this morning, chef michael white will tell us the secret to producing the ultimate pasta puttanesca. >> one of the great chefs and one of the great recipes. >> looks so good. let's check the top stories. news at 8:00. >> reporter: back on potential connections between moscow and the trump administration, with new questions about why attorney general jeff sessions did not reveal his conversations with the russian ambassador sooner.
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this morning, sessions tells nbc news, he did nothing wrong. this morning, a new russia revelation, involving a key member of the trump administration. attorney general jeff sessions acknowledging he talked with the russian ambassador before the election, when he was a member of the influential armed services committee and one of president trump's top advisers. sessions never mentioned those conversations during his confirmation hearing, under oath. >> if there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the trump campaign communicated with the russian government in the course of this campaign, what will you do? >> senator franken, i'm not aware of any of those activi activities. i've been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign. and i did not have communications with the russians. >> reporter: just this morning, outside his home, sessions denied any wrongdoing. >> i have not met with any
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russians at any time to discuss any political campaign. and those remarks are unbelievable to me and all false. >> reporter: a sessions spokesperson also pointing to his discussions last year with more than two dozen diplomats from around the world. >> one man, with the strength, the courage, the determination, the guts, to challenge things going wrong in this country and put us on the right track. that's donald j. trump. >> reporter: the story first reported by "the washington post," now triggering calls by some democrats for the attorney general to recuse himself from any justice department investigation of russia's int n interference in our election. nancy pelosi, asking him to step down altogether. >> if he didn't disclose who he apparently did during the campaign, what do you make of that? >> i don't know. maybe innocent contact. i don't know if he has to
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disclose everybody he's ever talked to. special prosecutor. >> i think we need to know more about it. >> reporter: the sessions disclosure comes two weeks after the dismissal of the president's former national security adviser, michael flynn. cut loose after misleading the vice president about his talks with the russian ambassador. and in more moscow news today, "the new york times" now reporting the obama administration preserved evidence that russia meddled in the campaign. those obama officials, leaving, quote, a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators. the fear, that intelligence could be covered up or destroyed, once the new administration took over. as for those questions about whether the attorney general would recuse himself from any investigation into the connections between russia and the 2016 elections, sessions, today, did not rule it out, saying he has said when it's appropriate, he would do so. matt? >> all right, hallie jackson at the white house.
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hallie, thanks so much. now, to the latest fallout from that oscar mixup that still has people talking. new backstage photos have surfaced that may offer a little clarity on what went wrong. nbc national correspondent miguel ama gur. good morning to you. >> reporter: the poe photos offer a time line of what went wrong. we know the guardians of the red envelopes will not be back. the new photos and the plot twist in the real-life oscar drama. >> there's a mistake. "moonlight" you won best picture. >> reporter: telling nbc news, the two pricewaterhousecoopers accountants involved in sunday night's envelope mixup will not be returning to the oscars next year. while the 83-year relationship between pwc and the academy
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remains under review. this, as exclusive photos from "variety" give a minute-by-minute account of the moments leading up to the awards show gaffe. >> their jobs are really just to hand the envelopes off to the presenters before each category. >> reporter: accountant brian cullinan is seen here standing backstage, behind warren beatty at 8:52 p.m. he is seen standing next to beatty, just minutes before the award for best picture is given out. at 9:03 p.m., beatty and faye dunaway take the stage, presenting the final award of the night. but they have the wrong envelope. one minute later, 9:04 p.m., cullinan is seen using his phone. the infamous and now deleted photo cullinan posted of emma stone hits twitter at 9:05 p.m. at 9:08, the announcement heard
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around the world. the photos that come out, what do they offer us? >> it shows he was distracted. he was on his phone tweeting. >> reporter: a source at pwc tells nbc news, brian cullinan and martha ruiz will remain with the firm and are not going anywhere. the source also says pwc is providing cullinan and ruiz with security after their personal information and photos of their homes and relatives were posted online. fallout from a drama even hollywood couldn't write. this morning, the academy is also apologizing to producer jan chapman. her photo was used for her colleague janet patterson. the academy has updated the tribute with the correct image. another mixup tarnishing the show that was to be hollywood's biggest night. matt and savannah? >> oh, brother.
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miguel, thank you very much. appreciate it. coming up next, good news for airline passengers. have they finally found a fix for bad tasting airplane food and drinks? and how the new "beauty and the beast" movie make disney history in a way you might not expect. and she just walked into the studio moments ago. the one and only jennifer lopez, live in studio 1a. scott 1000 knows there's no stopping america's families. so we made america's longest lasting roll. with 1000 sheets -- more than any other national brand -- to keep on going just like you. so keep on hugging... keep on playing... keep on smiling... keep on awesoming. with 1000 sheets, we'll keep on going, right along with you. scott 1000. keep on going.
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well this here's a load-bearing wall. we'll go ahead and rip that out. (husband)yeah? it's going to cause a lot of problems. totally unnecessary and it triples the budget. (husband)mmmm. wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi® double cash card does. earn 1% cash back when you buy, and 1% as you pay. double means double. z2a1gz zx9z y2a1gy yx9y we're back, now, 8:12 with a heartbreak edition of "trending" today. >> this is my script. have you gone through a bad breakup? >> i will set them up, you drop
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them. >> al, come on. have some sympathy. >> i do. i love you. i just love you. >> okay. have you been through a really bad breakup? we all have. it can be traumatic. i thought no one had broken up with you in your whole life. >> oh, contrary. >> this is the story we're doing on "trending." one college student told her professor why she was handing in an assignment late. she was very honest. my boyfriend unexpectedly broke up with me. and i was a complete mess that did not account for my sunday productivity. what do you think the teacher did? did the teacher let her off? >> probably not. >> maybe with a warning. >> maybe showed some sympathy. but next time. >> that's what happened. she said life happens. seems like a good time to go to europe. and she did not lose any points for being late.
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>> if it was a male teacher, he would have hit on her. this is a great opportunity, probably. carson got it. there's no delicate way to introduce this subject. scientists have figured out just how much urine can be found in a public swimming pool. it's not a question of if it's there, it's a question of how much it's there. researchers found 7.9 gallons of urine in a 110,000 pgallon pool. that's 0.007%. is anything above 0% okay? >> if you're going to measure it in gallons, i don't like it. >> if you go to a public pool or your pool, it's going to happen. >> just because i'm old. >> who wants to take time? get out of the pool, dry off. >> really? that's the guilty face right
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there. >> no. no. knowing me, you think that -- >> no. >> when i was young, some adult in my life said that if you go wee wee in the pool, it will turn a color. and that held me in good stead. i was terrified. >> my mom said the pool would turn red. never did i -- >> the same parents that tell you that the music on the ice cream truck means they're out of ice cream. >> exactly. so sorry. >> i never heard that one. >> you haven't? >> oh, wow. >> when the kid sees a silent truck going by. come on. throw down some money. >> mr. softy, he's so cruel. >> do you have a two-to drink on an airplane? >> yes. >> alcohol drink? what? >> bloody mary. >> kettle and soda. >> alcohol tastes bland on an airplane because the low humidity. airlines are actually working with breweries to make alcohol actually taste better high up in
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the sky. is it really about the taste, carson? >> no. but the bloody mary has a lot of sodium. >> and it has the thing that makes the back of your mouth water. >> that's why the bloody mary is the one drink that tastes good. this airline is adding honey and other ingredients to the beer to enhance the flavor. >> if that's the case, you have diminishing taste buds you work on the food. >> because if you get the alcohol tasting good, you won't taste the food. it won't matter. >> isn't that the purpose? >> 0.007%. >> too much for you. how about "pop start." >> we're going to get to bruno mars. the singer releasing a new video for his chart-topping song, "that's what i like." have a look. ♪ ♪ the fire at night silk sheets and diamonds ♪ ♪ lucky for you that's what i like ♪ >> if you like to watch bruno dance, that is the video for
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you. it's awesome. "that's what i like" is his second song from his album "24 karat." >> i like your soliciting. >> a full coach. >> i have to sit down with him. an exclusive look of hugh jackman on the cover of "entertainment weekly." why he decided to hang up his wolverine claws. and you can blame jerry seinfeld. he asked when did he know it was time to leave seinfeld? he said, he wanted to leave a little in the tank. what's what jackman realized he needed to do the same with wolverine and go out on a high note. the live action "beauty and the beast" the marking a major moment for disney films. the movie will feature disney's first gay character. apparently josh gad's character will have a gay moment at the end of the film.
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people online applauding the movie for being the first to take such a step. and finally, octavia spencer making her "snl" debut this weekend. and the promo has her running into an old cast member. here you go. >> i am ready "snl." let's do this. >> wrong studio. "snl's" across the hall. but i was head writer for a bunch of years. >> cool, dude. cool for you. >> al roker tweeted this morning. excited for octavia spencer. why aren't you going to the show? >> i'm too old to stay up for the live show. >> that's on "snl" this saturday on nbc. that's your "pop star." >> carson, thank you very much. mr. roker? >> we have a lot of wind. we had reports of wind damage up around boston. wind gusts of 27 miles per hour, as we move through the day. you're going to see the wind
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gusts as high as 50 miles per hour. and as the evening wears on, they will finally drop back. the west of the country today, much cooler in the mid-atlantic states down in the gulf coast. plenty of sunshine from the upper mississippi river valley to the southern plains. we have a little wet weather good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a blustery day ahead. the wind is blowing a few clouds through this morning and we will see brightshine this afternoon. the temperature rebounds a little bit. 49 in philadelphia with the wind blowingk it is going tole feel like the 30s in the day. 46 is the high in the suburbs. cloudser clear out and bright sunshine and e feels like the 30s this afternoon. new jersey is 48 inland and at the shore, you will feel the cold winds blow iing. and 40s in the lehigh valley and delaware. have a great day. >> and don't don't forget, when head out the door, check us out on siriusxm 108.
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the home to the mazz and don show. >> why does that make me laugh every time? al, thank you so much. we're so happy to have jennifer lopez with us ahead of her hit nbc drama "shades of blue." when we last saw her character, harley santos, she had just killed her ex. that dramatic moment is where the new season picks up. take a look. ♪ >> christina. hi, baby. hello? >> jennifer lopez, good morning. oh, harley, harley. >> she is in trouble again. >> she finds herself in the thick of it. and not easy to get out of this one. >> i know. i mean, it's the story of her life. >> yeah. she says -- she's like, just so
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people know we're catching up on the series, this is season two. >> this is season two. >> she's good. she's a good cap. >> she's a good person. >> but sometimes she might stray a little bit. >> well, you know, they push the envelope. her and her crew, you know, ray liotta plays my captain. and together, they have blurred the lines of what's right and what's wrong to keep the peace or to make the streets safer. there's a bigger picture for them. and so, they're not, you know, opposed to doing that at times, stretching the rules. but that's a slippery slope. that's what they realized. they reached the point they can't stop the downward spiral. and the whole of the first season was really about it catching up with them and it ending where we just picked off, you know, where everything is kind of her whole world is crashing down on her and she has a dead man on her floor that she just snapped his neck. >> who may or may not had it
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coming. but season two is unraveling all of that? >> season two is unraveling all of that. more secrets and more challenges. now, there's different outside threats. now, was knows she was the inform pa informant. and how they deal with their fractured relationship. and the outside eye of the fbi and a couple of new things. and you realize why the fbi targeted them in the first place. we get into all of that this year. >> every time you're here, we all say the same things. number one, how incredibly gorgeous you are. it's ridiculous. and then, number -- and how nice you are. >> thank you. >> and number two -- >> more importantly. >> how do you do all of the things you do? you got the tv series. you have music. a new album coming out. >> i do. a spanish album. >> you're going to be in "bye-bye birdie" the nbc special. you have a vegas show, correct?
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>> when you say it like that, i want to go to sleep. >> i know. how do you -- honestly, i was thinking, your calendar must be insane. >> i need a nap. yeah. it is insane. i take it one day at a time. me and the kids, we're like gypsies. we're traveling all over the place. getting it done and doing the best we can. i've been lucky. i've been in the business a long time. and even coming out to do the press for the shows and being in new york and feeling the people and the audience. it's such a great feeling, you know? >> you make the rest of us feel like losers. >> oh, no. god, no. >> i just have one job. lame. >> better. honestly. but you know, i love what i do. and i feel very fortunate to have been doing it for so long. and keep being inspired and keep wanting to push. and keep being better not just as a informer and actress and a singer, but a person. that's the artist soul in me to
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always want to be creative and do more and learn more and get better. >> you mentioned your kids. they just turn eed 9, the twins. you wrote the sweetest post for them. you said, thank you, lord, for choosing me to be their mommy. >> please, don't make me cry. >> you will make me cry. they just made my life so much better. you know what i mean? so, i just -- i'm forever grateful that, you know, i didn't have kids until i was later. and so, i almost thought that it wasn't going to happen for me. so, i'm like very aware that i was blessed with that. and it could have been something different. and so, i don't take it for granted one day. >> i can so relate to that. we put the call out to questions for view irs. we g viewers. if you could sing with anyone living or dead, who would you sing with and why? >> living or dead duet.
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i love bruno mars. >> that would be amazing. please do that. >> i feel like we could have a good stage show. we're real performers. and it could be fun. >> would you release a live album of your vegas show? >> hmm. i never thought about that. another project. just what i need. >> yeah. >> if redesigning my house, should i put the swimming pool in the back or the side yard? that came for you. backyard or side yard? >> backyard, a little more private. >> what is one thing in your life you want to accomplish that you haven't yet? can be personal or professional. >> so many things. if i threw something out there, i would like to direct one day, i think. >> nice. >> this one comes from savannah g. in midtown manhattan. what is your moisturizer and can i have it right now? >> right now. >> and do you think it would work for me? >> i don't know. i change up my creams every so
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often. >> i think it -- >> not loyal in that way. >> it's good genes. jennifer lopez, thank you so good thursday morning. i'm tracy davidson and right to the firsts alert forecast. meteorologist bill henley has the most accurate neighborhood forecast and a blustery one, bill. >> yes, the wind has not let up and gusting for up to 40 miles per hour and that is going to make it feel cold all morning. this afternoon the winds are at 22 miles an hour which is cold enough to make it field like it is in the 30s. while the actual temperatures are hovering in the 40s all day. the clouds will be out this morning with bright sunshine this afternoon and tomorrow cold enough for a scaterred snow shower. tr tracy. >> the mayor jim kinney is going to address his budget address to the city council and the $4.4 billion spending plan is to
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include new funding to battle the opioid crisis. hard rock international has agreed to buy the taj and no word on the sale price. they plan to reopen it as a hard rock casino by the end of the year. the mayor says the move could bring in 3,000 jobs. speaking of atlantic city, you can visit the boat show right now. the boat show runs through sunday. and here is news that sixer fans don't want to hear. center joelp embiid is out for the season. the injury is worse, and the team is not sure how to treat it, and they are looking at all options, including surgery. you can always catch up to date with the news and weather with our nbc 10 free app. thank you for watching. i'm tracy davidson.
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♪ it is 8:30. it's thursday morning. seco 2nd day of march, 2017. and we're playing a great song because the ever-fabulous ed sheeran will be here. march 8th. cannot wait for that. >> love that "castle on the hill." >> just playing it. yeah. coming up, how to keep your mind in great shape as you age. even how to possibly reverse age your brain. >> i got to pay attention to this. spring is on the way, time to pounce on great bargains.
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coming up, everything you should be buying and bounpouncing on t month. and we're going to learn to make the perfect puttanesca with chef michael white. >> when he's on work release. >> with the wind. >> i have the envelope. >> hey. anyway, let's show you what's going on. a little on the windy side, as we look ahead, the weekend outlook. a weak clipper. the rest of the country looking sunny. then, mild weather expands from the rockies, on into the midwest and on into the southeast. very chilly in northern new england and snowy and wintry in the pacific northwest. that expands out more rain in california. snow in the intermountain regions. rain down through the central gulf. unseasonably mild and fairly ouce through
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a blustery day ahead. the wind is blowing a few clouds through this morning. we will see bright sunshine this afterno afternoon. the temperature rebounds a little bit. 49 in philadelphia with the wind blowingk it will feel like the 30s through the day. 46 is the high in the suburbs and the clouds will clear out and bright sunshine and e feels like it is in the 30s this afternoon. new jersey is 48 inland and at the shore, you will feel the cold winds blowing, and 40s this afternoon in the lehigh valley and delaware. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. don't forget. check out the weather anytime you need it. visit our pals at the weather channel on cable. now, more of our special series, age-proof today. so far this week we've talked about living longer without running out of money and breaking your hip. this morning, how to do it without losing your keys. in other words, memory-related issues. at age 70, 10% of people start
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to lose some of their cognitive functioning abilities. by 80, 50% of people have some k cognitive impairment. one of the things affected, your ability to handle fanses. they are authors of the book "age-proof." one in five people will experience some kind of brain drain condition as they age. that's startling. >> and it gets more as you grow older. the great news, you've got one organ in your body that size matters. it's your hippocampus. an area of the brain for memory. you get to grow that. the brain is plastic. that's a good thick for health as opposed to finances. >> we had a story last week where david cassidy talked about a battle with dementia. he has a family history. if you have family history, how much control do you have over your destiny? >> if the average risk is 10%
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and you increase it three-fold with genetics, which is what you do if both parents had it, that's 30%. that doesn't mean you're going to get it. it means you have a 30% chance. the great news is you get to postpone it. maybe for 20 to 30 years, which means if you're 105, you may have died from something else first. >> let's talk about your tips here. ways to stay brain-healthy. seven to nine hours of sleep a night. that's ideal. learn something new. >> what we know from randomized studies is doing a specific type of learning -- memory games don't do it. reasoning games don't do it. but speed of processing games are just like staying active. they make your brain about ten years younger. >> video game bus a certain kind of video games. >> a specific video game that allows you to have a decreased dementia rate of 50% over ten years. >> and the one we're showing is called double decision. right? you find it at
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there's a lot of these brain processing games. >> on aarp, you can find them. >> take your vitamins and supplements. but you don't have to take them every day, do you? >> you really do if you want to get younger. but the "b" vitamin is really important, as is vitamin "d" for the brain function. as is this one, dha. it's fish oil. a specific type of fish oil. 900 milligrams. >> the last we had was managing stress. late easier said than done. that can come from financial problems and health-related issues. what are the suggestions there? >> you have to tackle them head-on. financial problems are 50% of debt. you take back control over your stress by adopting some good habits. so, we want you to save 15% of everything. but if you can save 5%, your
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stress level goes down. pay your bills as they come in. don't save up a stack to pay once or twice a month. that's stressful. >> if you've talked about this, you've talked about it a thousand times, the emergency cushion. >> it puts you in the power seat. if you have a couple thousand dollars, you can do something and talk to the people in your life about your money and your health. >> i think if there's a headline that's come out of all of the segments so far is so much of this is preventable. >> if you do these four things, avoid toxins, be physically active, and eat so half your weight is half your height. and you reduce stress over a 30-year period, that makes you age-proof. and saves our economy, too. >> great advice. jean, doctor, thank you very much. up next, a drink to keep women safe when they try out online dating. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ 8:38. we're back with a brand-new way to stay safe while online dating. >> bars using women to use secret code words if they feel like they're on a bad date and need help. kerry sanders explains. >> reporter: at a florida bar, where it's r ee's rumored al ca once moved liquor through basement tunnels, there's a drink just for women. when a woman orders an angel shot, it's code for this guy is creeping me out. >> before something bad can happen. and i don't want that on my conscience. the need for a code word more urgent than ever, as dates begin without conversations, but rather with a swipe left or right on an app, like tinder or
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other online dating apps. these two have dated for three months. both say they have been on dates set up on apps that then turned weird. >> there was off-putting and uncomfortable. >> reporter: how does a woman in trouble know the code word? at the i beerian rooster restaurant, it's posted but only in the women's bathroom. what do you think of that? >> i think that's brilliant. yeah. that's really nice. >> something you could have used? >> for sure. and friends of mine, that would have been helpful at different times. >> reporter: code words in bars in london, cincinnati and south africa. once mentioned, bar staff will slip you out the back door to your car, a taxi, or call police. >> that's the beauty of this. it helps to empower, not just the person who is feeling uncomfortable but also the bar staff, the weight staff, the bouncers, everybody. >> reporter: moments after this story has aired now, are you going to have to change that
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code name? >>so as on as you leave. >> reporter: the angel shot, a sign of the times. n today, kerry sanders, news, st. petersburg, florida. >> nbc news spoke to representatives for tinder,, and others, all support the idea of angel shot codewa words. >> not angel shot. they changed it. that's crazy. >> a sign of the times. >> if you say i'll have a jerk on the rocks or whatever it is, what do they do then? does the bartender go into your -- >> they may escort you out the back door. may alert authorities. bring a bouncer over. something like that. all right. >> good thing we're all married. prespring savings. everything you need to buy this month. first, this is "today" on nb c. ♪fast, rhythmic drumming
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we're back, 8:43. time to spring into savings. a large portion of the country has enjoyed record warmth this year. that has people wanting to get a jump on the season. founder of the hard is here with march's best deals. you tell us what's on sale or what's a good bargain this time of year. starting with outdoor sports. >> that's right. you want to get into the swing of spring, golf enthursduenthuze going to be excited that golfs are on discount at dick's sporting goods. >> and your garden, you need to get your garden in shape. >> you need the right supplies to make things grow. really good deals at ace. you get $20 off wheelbarrows.
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if you need a new hose, up to $30 off. >> and spring cleaning. products are on sale. >> vacuums and things can get expensive. right now, at best buy, the dyson stick, which is an amazing game-changer, is up to $150 off. or uprights are also up to $100 off. if you like more traditional things like, you know, method supplies, they're up to 20% off for laundry supplies. and your paper towels and things are on sale at staples and office depot, too. >> a lot of people clean out the closets and that's a good time to go to second-hand shops. >> one man's trash is another man's treasure. we're seeing great gems at places like second time around. you can find designer things like trench coats. designer sunglasses and resortwear and standandals.
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go on a monday because people donate on sunday and saturday. >> that makes a lot of sense. march madness. that makes me think piezza. >> makes me think pizza. and places have good deals. at pizza hut, two large two-topping pizzas, just $7.99. >> and frozen food. >> if you like frozen pizza, you can get great deals on frozen food. march is national frozen food month. stock up on ice cream, veggies, fruits. frozen food lasts for a long time. >> just freeze it. there's a lot of holidays coming up. easter, passover. if you're smart about it, you can kind of get a jump. >> you want to have fun with crafts and things like that nature. joanne fabrics, things like eggs and glue guns and what not. and if you need spring apparel for the easter best at church and whatnot, go to places like kmart and sears.
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spring apparel is up to 50% off. >> it's wedding season. >> it is. and savvy shoppers know you buy things in advance if you want to save money. if you know you're going to a wedding, stock up on basics. everyone has a kitchenaid mixer on their registry. those are $100 off on sears. and jcpenney, you can get up to $130 off of things like processors. >> and final section, grads and dads. i see tech stuff there. >> grads and dads will love tech. up to $100 off of select macs. and this is a great blueray player. ideas and bargains on our " we have a flavor-packed pasta dish that's easy to make any night of the week. first this, is "today" on nbc.
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>> puttanesca. >> talk me through the ingredients, olive oil, garlic, chilies, anchovies. you can do something like this, and add a little more to it. >> any kind of pasta? >> any kind of pasta. we're going to start by salting the water. we're having a pasta that has anchovies and garlic. salting the water is important. >> you can't oversalt pasta walter. >> you can't. you can always add more salt. but doing a progression of salting and seasoning is much, much better. that way you don't add all at one point. >> you call these the traditional impact flavors of italian cooking. >> you got it. >> anchovies, garlic, onion. a lot of time people say they don't like anchovies. but everybody loves caesar salad. and the anchovies add the
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flavor. >> i think people don't like to see the anchovy fillet on something. >> this is a pino grigio. something that doesn't have a lot of wood in it. late night when you're making this pasta, it doesn't matter what wine you're using. >> a lot of people use leftover wine. you prefer to use fresh wine. >> something fresh. red wine. if you have old bat bottles of red wine. after you have color on it, you don't want to caramelize it too much. but some of the caramelization, a little tomato sauce. we're going to cook this 12 to 15 minutes, very quickly. >> if you're using jarred sauce, what are you looking for? >> something that is a fresh tomato that has some good tomato paste inside of it. basil, parsley, oregano. we're going to add this into a dish. >> when you see a recipe and it
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calls for a long line of herbs, do you have to go with all of those things or should you taste the sauce as you go along? >> taste as you go. basil is one of the flavors if you have fresh basil, that's what you want to use. if you have tomatoes, garlic and parsley, that's okay, too. >> let me interrupt. we have our tasters downstairs. guys? >> this is terrific. >> savannah on her second helping. >> i have the whole crew up there. savannah, you're back? >> i'm back and eating. and you were just explaining omami. >> the tomato and the garlic. >> we just got back from south beach. and al had his own station down there. you better watch out. before you know it, he's going to be working nights at morea. >> you've undercooked the pasta. and saved some pasta water. >> you add a little of the pasta water. and we're going to plate this.
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i have one plated up for you. >> i'll take a taste of this. >> exactly. >> do you have the crusty bread down there, as well? >> we do. >> this is better than making a sand witch this morning, right? >> oh, yeah. >> you've been up early already this morning. >> i love pasta. >> we're going to grate a little of ricotta on top of it. >> that's so good. that's really delicious. >> all right. >> a traditional puttanesca, courtesy of one of the great chefs in this country, michael white. appreciate it. and to get this recipe and more, head to mr. roker, if you don't have food all over your mouth, how about birthdays? >> let's bring on the smucker's jelly jars. and say happy birthday to folks like marvin shaw. there's a happy-looking guy. he's a fisherman from tennessee.
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and auto mechanic. josephine meredith. loves drawing. and who doesn't like gets a handmade birthday card? happy 102nd birthday to melba ellis, a retired guidance counselor from wisconsin. she wrote a book called my century of living. arrie holmes is celebrating 100 years. look at that hat. that's spectacular. retired care giver from new york, new york. her secret to longevity, an apple a day and wearing hats like that. mr. kenneth thompson from downey, california, a coffee lover, who is 100 years old. he was a salesman for 30 years. and happy 100th birthday of mary locket of arlington, virginia. she loves good, homemade southern cooking. who doesn't? don't forget, if you know somebody celebrating a milestone birthday or anniversary, tell us about them at
8:55 am >> all right. what do you have coming up next hour? >> wacky, new gadgets linendaal. and nick lachey is continuing as our co-host. >> is he doing something for throwback thursday? >> this is nick lachey as you've never seen him. two words. barber shop quartet. >> look, matt and michael white are still eating. after your local news, we continue.
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good morning. just before 9:00. i'm tracy davidson and first to first alert meteorologist bill henley with your accurate neighborhood forecast. >> the wind is blowing. and it is going to be with us all day long. it is blowing through the suburbs right now. you can see the scattered clouds in philadelphia and new jersey and also going to to keep the temperatures down. we are in the 40s this morning and we will stay in the 40s
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despite the bright sunshine. and 49 at the shore, and with the wind blowing with some clouds through the lehigh valley, the clouds will clear out for sunshine this afternoon for 45 degrees. each part of the area, delaware in the 40s this afternoon, but the wind will make it feel like it is in the 30s through the day. >> bill, thanks. the owner of the taj mahal said that hard rock international has agreed to buy the shuttered casino. they agree to reopen it as a hard rock casino by the beginning of next year. families and police aoffices will come together to remember two delaware an officers ill killed in a crash last weekend. the police chief announced the funeral services tomorrow and saturday for rob dufaand john. the victory bay recovery center in laurel springs was founded by a.j. solomon who once
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worked for christie. in his state of the state address, christie highlighted a.j.'s recovery frommer heroin ad ddiction. and football is on the move. the u "big 33" football classic will not be played at a hershey park any longer. it will move to a dawson county facility because of the financial issues. i'm tracy davidson and you can always stay up to date with our free nbc 10 app. thanks for watching. ♪fast, rhythmic drumming
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this morning on "today's take," it's nick lachey like you've never seen him before, with throwback thursday. and things get wild when sheinelle and i go behind the scenes at the bronx zoo. and what you didn't see at the oscars. the backstage photos moments before the mixup. that's all coming up right now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> it is a thursday morning, march 2nd, 2017. and we are listening to "cold, cold man." who will be performing for us later. we have our best co-host nick lach lachey, what? >> how are you guys? >> we're doing great. your family didn't know if you
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were here or not yesterday. >> it's true. >> they missed watching you because out in l.a. that there was a low-speed car chase going on? >> it was. it's hard to be away from your kids. but the highlight, they can watch you on tv. and they turned on the show and it was preempted in los angeles by the slow-speed car chase. >> oh. >> okay. thankfully, nobody got hurt. >> why we were preempted for this? everybody is staring at the screen right now. >> this is my impassioned fatherly plea this morning. all carjackers in los angeles, if you can hold off until 10:00 a.m., so my kids can watch daddy on tv, i would very much appreciate it. >> okay, nick. >> i don't know why a carjacker would talk like this. i just gave them a voice. i'm sure they're listening. >> that's how carjackers talk. >> i guess. have you seen it end where they get away? >> i actually -- a couple of years ago -- once the helicopter
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gets on you, you figure it's over. >> and they got away? >> he got away. it was dusk. he got out of the car and was under some trees. they could not find the guy. went house-to-house. gave up. >> don't listen to nick on that part. listen to the waiting part. >> it turned out, it was the guy's house. >> he was inside, having coffee. >> i got away. >> what's the voice a mom who is trying to get her kids to bed sound like? >> this morning, you asked me, how was your night? what did you do yesterday? and i wouldn't do anything. >> you were making doughnuts. >> this is my reality. i tell the kids to go to bed, for some reason, it takes us forever to make it to the bed because they have excueses, right? i apparently forgot i would pick up the kids from school. and i forgot. time to go to bed. >> what time did they get home? >> well, i don't even know. the babysitter picked them up. >> they called me. but anyway, the kids are home, the babysitter picked them up. it's time to go to bed.
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and she waited all afternoon to say it. you said you were going to pick us up and you didn't. >> yes. >> and the guilt -- >> can we make doughnuts? >> okay. we can make doughnuts. i have a random picture of us making the tiny little doughnuts. i bought them for her for christmas. a bake set for marshall's. see the hot pink thing? i thought they were going to be huge doughnuts. and then, i sent her upstairs. she comes back downstairs. those aren't your pajamas. she said, i'm a crossing guard. she put on a winter hat, winter glove, ugg boots and a random vest that i have from a shoot. >> and she looks the part. >> and she would take the dolls and put them in the stroller. and push them around the house. you can't be a crossing guard. it's time to go to bed. >> anything but going to bed. >> she put a doll in the stroller and pushing her around. >> look at that. >> where are the doughnuts? >> we ate the doughnuts.
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they were a little messy. yeah. i had four of them. >> but they're little. >> they're tiny. they kind of don't count. >> it's amazing what your kids hear. i told camden i would take him to soccer practice. the babysitter had to take him. it was the most interesting thing. he sat on the sideline for the first 15 minutes of practice, saying daddy was supposed to take me. he was so upset because i missed taking him to soccer practice. and the guilt trip. >> they know. >> could you rip daddy's heart out with a spoon? some toast. slide it in the broiler and make daddy eat that. >> check. throwback thursday. >> speaking of childhoods. >> here's the deal. earlier this week, nick happened to mention that you're in a barbershop quartet. >> i did mention that. foolishly. >> your mom helped us out. she dug around and found some photos. >> oh, yeah. >> there we go. >> oh, yeah. >> that -- you guys look hipper than i thought you were going to
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be in the typical barbershop. >> we did two years. this is the better of the outfits. thank you, mom. >> you have ties. no wonder we couldn't get a date singing to girls. you know how hard it is to keep a pair of white pants clean. >> your family gave you one pair? >> one pair. times were tough. >> your mom was good. our research team dug even deeper. we have high school photos of y you. and your work in the theater. let's take a look. >> oh, yeah. >> oh, wow. you had the repertoire. >> is this "the wiz"? >> it is "the wiz." i went to a performing arts high school. we were all about putting on musicals and plays. >> are you bob crakratech. >> is that "les mis"? >> you look like phantom of the ope opera. >> that might be "annie."
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>> i was drake the butler. you never heard of it, right? >> there is a character, drake the butler? >> i know "annie" forwards and backwards. drake is not -- >> there is a butler in it. >> yeah. the one that comes down from the helicopter with his -- >> no. that's punjab. >> that's not what you're talking about? >> i don't think he was in the musical. he was only in the movie. drake might have taken the place of punjab. >> who knew there was a drake in "annie." >> drake, the rapper, was in "annie." little-known fact. you mentioned you used to play saxophone. and did on tour this summer. we found the video. this was in wichita. >> oh, yeah. >> you broke out your instruments. >> is this coney island? >> i was told wichita earlier. al, you're fired. >> he plays sax all across the country. >> we brought a saxophone for
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you. all right. and of course, we don't want to leave you out, sheinelle. so, we got your clarinet. >> we have a horn section here. >> and a recorder. not quite a flute. >> a version of a flute. >> here we go. you're first chair. >> how do you do it? >> maybe mine is upside-down. >> this seemed better in rehearsal. >> we'll work on it. >> we have some work to do. >> wait for it. >> show of hands, who is tired of the oscar story? >> today has to be the last day. >> can we wrap it up? >> day four since the oscar flub heard around the world. now, new fallout. the accountants involved in the envelope mixup will not be returning next year. and the 83-relationship between pricewaterhousecooper and the academy remains under review. >> fair enough. >> that's right. >> okay. and exclusive photos from
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"variety" give a minute-by-minute account of the moments leading up to the awards show gaffe. set your watches. 8:53 p.m. accountant cullinan, is behind warren beatty, hugging casey affleck, with his cell phone and two red envelopes. >> i see them. >> 9:03, beatty and faye dunaway have the wrong envelope. 9:04. cullinan is seen using his phone. probably looking on linkedin for a new resume. 9:05, the infamous and now deleted photo of emma stone. 9:08, the announcement heard around the world. >> of course. >> one london movie theater had fun with the whole thing. they decided to start a screening of "moonlight" with 20 seconds of "la la land."
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that is officially the end of the oscar controversy. >> they have the award. >> if al was narrating a low-speed car chase, i would watch. here's what i don't understand. he took the lady down with him. >> she's out, too. >> she was -- >> what did she do wrong? >> she's out. >> i mean, come on. she didn't have anything to do with it. >> collateral damage. >> let's get her on. >> talk about it. >> they're still working for price coope pricecooperswaterhouse. who do you think is the number one hip-hop/r&b artist of all-time? >> kevin campbell. >> we're going to reveal billboard's top pick, which i'm lots of wrinkle creams believe the more mysterious they sound, the more... powerful you'll think they are. it's time to see what power really looks like. new neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair with accelerated retinol sa. clinically proven to reduce wrinkles in just one week.
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r&b and hip-hop artists. >> hip-hop and r&b are two different genres. >> top five or three? >> we're going to give you the top three on the overall performance. who do you think takes the top three spot? >> is someone like michael jackson considered r&b or pop? >> he is considered r&b. >> michael jackson. >> what about whitney houston? r&b? >> who is the highest hip-hop artist? >> what do you think is number three? >> whitney houston. >> i go with boys ii men. >> stevie wonder. >> of course. >> stevie wonder is three, the bar is high. >> we would play that but we would have to pay too much. so, no. ♪ i just call ed ♪ and that's it. >> lionel richie? look at that.
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aretha franklin. >> that one. >> you know what it is? this goes back 60 years. in to 1958. the number one has to be michael jackson. >> you would think. >> i would think so. >> number one. >> the temptations. >> all right. i won't argue with that. >> the temptations sold more than michael jackson? >> "my girl." how many sing "my girl"? >> i said temptations in any mind. >> that really helps. i love how you pointed to your mind. thank you for telling us where it is. >> they had a longer time to sell records. >> that's true. >> you know you automatically think of what you know right now. i wonder if janet jackson can make the list. and apparently she came in at 17. >> okay. >> that's new janet. i was like, "pressure principle" janet and put a key on my earring to be with her. >> boyz ii men has to be -- >> where is boyz ii men.
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number 5. >> okay. >> that's further down than i would thought. >> kevin campbell? did he make it? >> he did not make the list. >> sorry. >> i went old-school. i went with the spinners. >> number 46. >> ahead of boyz ii men. >> ahead of boyz ii men. >> this is where i live. this is where i live. >> starting to learn your moves. from biggie and tupac, to the temptations, the same move. that's all you can do is this. >> the papers are flying. i wondered about pebbles. >> and bam bam. >> no. pebbles the singer. >> do you want to ride in my mercedes, boy. >> there it is. this is it. ♪ if you want to ride in my mercedes, boy ♪ >> doing the same thing. >> i used to be so cool. now, i'm doing this. >> if you thought you were so cool, that pretty much -- if you're emulating me, how cool
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could you be? >> carlton banks sitting down. that's me. >> who is the highest-ranking hip-hop artist? i'm curious? >> drake. >> drake? >> are you being funny? >> drake is number 19. >> i thought they were playing off of the "annie" thing. mary j. was 19. >> okay. >> or ten. >> this is going to generate controversy. >> you think so? >> i think so. it will generate controversy when i get to the weather. let's do that. it is windy out there. 62 million people under wind advisor advisory. damage reported in boston. airport delays from washington to boston, as well. as the day wears on, the winds will be gusting up to 50 miles per hour. eventually dying down. temperatures are also going to be dropping, too, as the day wears on. the rest of the country, we're looking at windy conditions in the northeast. rain and snow in the pacific northwest. showers in florida as the front exits the lower florida
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peninsula. plenty of sunshine from california into the good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a blustery day ahead. the wind is blowing a few clouds through this morning, but we will see bright sunshine this afternoon. the temperature rebounds a little bit. and 49 in philadelphia. the wind blowing, it is going to feel like 30s through the day. 46 is the high in the suburbs, and the clouds will clear out and bright sunshine feeling like it is in the 30s this afternoon. new jersey is 48 inland. at the shore, you will be feeling the cold winds blowing. 40s in the lehigh valley and delaware. have a great day. >> that's yourur latest weather. coming up, the newest viral sensation your kids are going to love. we're making slime. you want to get a head start go to our "today's take" facebook page to learn
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show us how to make slime. the teens love it. >> thanks for having me. i know you have kids. are your kids in the slime craze? >> we didn't know about it. >> after the show, that's going to change. >> you're going to go home hip today. we've been doing on what's up moms slime videos for a couple years. it's crazy. in the last couple months, it's gone viral. this is my lovely assistant, megan. >> hey, megan. >> we're going to show you a good basic slime recipe. and then, megan will make hers with a little twist. >> this is as simple as it gets. >> and you can probably have at home. i have four ounces or one battle of clear glue. and megan has white elmer's glue here. >> i think glue sales -- >> try to find glue. i mean, that's the challenge. >> that's what started this whole slime thing. >> a conspiracy. >> we're going to add in half a teaspoon. you want to do yours along with
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me, megan? half a teaspoon of baking soda. so easy. probably stuff you have in your kitchen. and give it a quick mix. it takes like three minutes. we're going to add in a little bit of color. just a couple drops. and what actually makes, megan may be adding in some shaving cream in hers. >> okay. >> we're going to mix it up. and what actually makes the slime slime is the boric acid and contact solution. >> that's just contact solution. you can use borax or contact solution. you put it in and you see right away -- you can see some of our samples over there that are done. before we run out of time. >> stretch it out. this glitter one is amazing. >> do you have to keep them refrigerated? >> keep them refrigerated. the best way to store it is in the ziploc containers.
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if you go to our youtube channel, we have a ton of slime recipes. >> i see why kids are obsessed. >> and it's not messy. it doesn't get on your hands. >> it doesn't. and that's the misconception. it's sticky. you don't want to get it on your clothes. >> check out "today's take" facebook page to get the recipe. al and i are going to take al and i are going to take you to the the toothpaste that helpstax, prevent bleeding gums. if you spit blood when you brush or floss you may have gum problems and could be on the journey to much worse. help stop the journey of gum disease. try new parodontax toothpaste. it's clinically proven to remove plaque, the main cause of bleeding gums. for healthy gums, and strong teeth. leave bleeding gums behind. new parodontax toothpaste. ♪
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>> you can add anything, huh? >> it's different to play with, though. i'm vai sikahema. just about 9:30, and right to first alert meteorologist bill henley with the most accurate neighborhood forecast. and bilks ki see the camera shaking behind you. >> yes, the gusty wind that has not let up. that sis a live view of senor tr city, and the camera will keep on shaking. and the winds are gusting up to 38-mile-an-hour in trenton and millvale. and the temperatures that are in the 40s this morning will likely stay in the 40s and 45 in philadelphia, and it feels like 35 with the wind. >> all right. bill, thank you, and let e's gea check of the roads with the first alert traffic reporter. >> well, we are starting on the vine vine. and our camera at 24th street as
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the conditions have rebounded back into the 60s in terms of the travel speeds and depending on the direction, you could run into sun glare. we have an accident at abington and church street. thank you. back to you, vai. >> a tree fell on this house this morn, and this happened at mill street and clifton heights. the home yoowner told us that h was sleeping when the tree crashed through the window, and he suffered a minor injury, and he hopes to e restore more to the -- they hope to restore p power to more than a dozen homes there. >> and this morning, there is a rally to denounce hate acts. and meantime, the are reward is continuing to climb in the jewish vandalism case. $69,000 is being offered for any information leading to the arrest.
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and you can always get the latest weather and news with the nbc 10 app. have a great day, and we will see you at the top of the hour.
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♪ manhattan may be an urban jungle. but it's nothing like the incredible bronx zoo, just a few miles from the heart of new york city. >> more than 2 million visitors flock there every year. and sheinelle and i were lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes tour. >> and we made a bunch of fluffy new friends. >> enough about me. have you been to the bronx zoo before? >> one time and we were rushed. >> i remember coming here from p.s. 272, in 1963. >> are you ready? what better way to see the zoo, by a v.i.p. tour. >> the bronx zoo is the setting of animal planet's new series
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♪ >> where are we going next? >> think long. >> long necks? aha. >> these are some of our grif giraffes. >> they have the long necks and the long tongues to exploit food sources. they have a chambered stomachs like they can chew and chew. and a big lump of food will go down. >> my bad. was i in your way? is that what she wanted? okay. i'll move out of the way now. >> next stop on the tour, the wild life ambassador center that houses educational programs for the zoo. >> what will happen? >> she will bite you. >> oh. ♪ >> bye. >> nice to meet you.
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>> don't pull it away. >> there you two. >> you got it. >> wow. this is amazing. ♪ >> just give him a second. >> can you say hi? >> these animals are ambassadors. and they tell a story about the plight that species is facing in the wild. we're on a mission to try to save the wild species and the places they live. ♪ >> hey,peacocks. >> can we take them home? >> to see the animals up close. >> i feel like you're dr. doolittle. you have a way with the animals. >> i do.
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>> that was a good time. animal planet is hosting a ten-hour facebook live event today where you can get your own inside look at more than 15 zoos around the country. go to to find out more. and tune into "the zoo" saturday nights on animal planet. >> i really -- >> this man was doing it with the sloth. >> -- like the sloths. >> and it never ended. and it's so slow. it was pretty cool. oh, no. coming up -- the coolest -- >> i'm leaving. >> -- new gadgets. right after this. man: proper etiquette is essential for every social occasion. so the the broom said, "sorry i'm late. i over-swept." [ laughter ] yes, even the awkward among us deserve some laughter. and while it's okay to nibble in public, a lady only dines in private. try the name your price tool from progressive. it gives you options based on your budget.
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if you like new gizmos and gadgets, this segment is for you. >> katie is here from a reversible umbrella to a bicycle helmet. >> let's start with the sp"star wars" enmuse yathusiasenthusias. it's a death star popcorn mamak.
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you can't screw this up. and it doubles as a bowl for the popcorn. >> it's raining. you can't go outside and make s'mores. bring them inside. >> this is from a company called no, sstalgia electrics. it's a lazy susan s'moresmaker. it uses electric heat. under 30 bucks from bed, bath & beyond. >> what's going on here? >> these are unique umumbrellas. they stand right up. and the wet side stays on the inside. number of different patterns or styles to choose from. but the idea makes a lot of sense. all of the dripping stays in the interior. >> what's with the different handle? >> this is a stand handle, so you can hold your coffee or your smartphone, too. >> and we have lovely frames. >> this is cool. i'm going to grab my smartphone to show you this one. these are mural digital art
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frames. i can change the art, just by waving my hand right past the photo. what's cool, is i can upload any 30. it comes with 30,000 images, from monet, to van gogh. and i can change the photo with my smartphone. very interactive. you can change a room every day. can be different. >> very nifty. >> then, come on in, gav. this is hot on the streets of new york. he is wearing a smart connected bike helmet. >> i like this. >> this is right up your alley, al. there's a remote that goes on the handlebar. and if you want to use the turn signal, it will use sound effects and will give a turn signal on the left and the right side. created by two engineers for a smarter, safer way to ride. >> and isn't there a motion sensor, as you slow down. >> you can put an optional brake on the back.
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a sense of motion it stops and it will show up. >> you can see the menu in the dark restaurants. >> and you look cool doing it. >> last but not least, this is a first look at a new gadget. if you've been shopping and buy too much stuff, this will hold 40 pounds of stuff. this is from a company known as make high-tech travel. you can actually open it up. it has a lid here. 40 pounds of storage. this baby will travel with you and carry your groceries. >> are you wearing something that it follows you? >> exactly. you have a belt that it connects to and a signal. it will come miles with you. and up to 40 pounds, lugging all of your groceries. this will be out in a year. >> can they go in the sand and the beach? >> yeah. very durable. >> do we know how much it is going to be? >> it will be the price of a motorcycle. around there. comparable. >> you better be able to ride this thing if it's going to cast
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that much. >> sky's the limit, al. >> cool stuff, as usual. let's do a little weather. watch it, sparky. they're tell meing me they wantu to do the weather with me. >> i've never done weather. give me the right technique. >> you have to hit this button. this is the weekend outlet. >> a weak clipper. >> some snow. plenty of sunshine, making its way from the upper great lakes, all the way to the gulf coast. and a little wet weather out to the northwest. when are you heading home? >> tomorrow. how is it looking for me? >> saturday looks good in southern california. snow through the intermountain regions and the cascades. cold in the northeast. and heavy rain in southern texas. and sunday, sunday, looking at some rain in l.a. >> i saw that. >> the drought's over. >> i think we can officially say we're out of the drought right now. >> more wet weather in the central gulf. unseasably monil
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a blustery day ahead. the wind is blowing a few clouds through this morning, but we will see bright sunshine this afternoon. the temperature rebounds a little bit. just 49 in philadelphia. with the wind blow, it will feel like 30s through the day. 46 is the high in the suburbs. clouds will clear out. bright sunshine. feels like in the 30s this after noon. new jersey is 48 inland. at the shore, you will feel the cold winds blowing. 40s this afternoon for the lehigh valley and delaware. have a great day. >> nicely done, sir. >> if i do, you do. coming up next, they're in town for a concert at madison square garden. if you don't have tickets, don't ♪
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wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back: the citi double cash card. ♪ the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> the indy pop band saint motel, had a hit, "my type." and became a huge hit. >> now, they're in a 30-city north american tour, including a show tonight at the madison
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square garden. >> the album "saintmotelvision." guys, good morning to you. are you ready for madison square garden? >> we've done our special stret stretches. >> tell us about the virtu virtualizer. >> it's not a music video. it's something between. and, yeah. we've got one coming for every song. >> do you need the v.r. goggles to watch it? >> you can watch on your phone. on your desktop. the goggles is the best way for sure. >> how cool is that? >> it's fun. >> what are you going to be playing for us? >> our new single, "born again." >> doing it right now? >> we're going to move out of your way.
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>> hit it. ♪ ♪ well, there's no need to be nervous ♪ ♪ i'm not dangerous anymore yeah, i cleaned up ♪ ♪ and found jesus and she's waiting at the door ♪ ♪ here's a leaflet try to read it ♪ ♪ you have always been a friend but when you see me ♪ ♪ next time i went be the person that i am ♪ ♪ i'm born again get born, get born, get born ♪ ♪ get born again ♪ get born, get born there's no use trying to fight it ♪ ♪ because you fought it long
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enough ♪ ♪ it starts with lies and leads to hate and hate to sex and sex to drugs ♪ ♪ is there bad news for the sinners ♪ ♪ is there sal loss for the saints ♪ ♪ when you break it down, the two of us are really just the same ♪ ♪ i'm born again get born, get born, get born ♪ ♪ get born again ♪ get born, get born, get born get born again ♪ ♪ i died and saw the light my friend ♪ ♪ get born, get born, get born i'm born again ♪ ♪ get born, get born get born again ♪ ♪ get born, get born again get born, get born again ♪ ♪ get born, get born again get born, get born again ♪ ♪ get born again get born, get born again ♪ ♪ get born again get born, get born again ♪
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♪ get born, get born again get born, get born get born again ♪ ♪ get born again ♪ there's no need to be nervous ♪ ♪ i'm not dangerous anymore yeah, i cleaned up and found jesus ♪ ♪ and she's waiting at the door ♪ ♪ here's a leaflet try to read it ♪ ♪ you have always been a friend if you see me, you won't recognize the person that i am ♪ ♪ i'm born again oh, yeah ♪ ♪ get born, get born again get born, get born again ♪ ♪ get born, get born again get born, get born, get born ♪ ♪ get born, get born again get born, get born again ♪
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♪ get born, get born again get born, get born again ♪ >> yeah. >> wow. yes. >> saint motel. new album, "saintmotelvision." we're going to be back. this is "today" on nbc. thanks so much. ♪
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nick, one more day. >> can't wait. >> what a marathon. >> you can change your mind. >> we want more. and you have jennifer lopez. >> we have jennifer lopez. two, big segments, everybody. of course, our ambush makeovers. everybody loves. >> and jeff goldman will be here to make us some sweet treats. >> another reason that hoda wishes she was here. she has one good reason not to
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be there. >> she is probably sucking on toes right now. >> that sounded like a saturday night at your place. >> no. used to be. >> can i dwroil guys something? >> yeah. >> during the show -- we have ten seconds left. okay.
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. just about 10:00 a.m. and right to the first alert meteorologist bill henley with the most accurate neighborhood forecast. breezy out there, bill? >> yes, the wind is going, and blowing the clouds out of here. so we will see a lot of sunshine, but don't expect the warmup with the winds. 46 right now in philadelphia. the winds are at 32 miles per hour and gusting to more than 40 miles per hour in the area. so still a few clouds in the lehigh valley, and this is a view of easton, and 41 and 42 at
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noon and 45 at 3:00. and we will be in the 40s all day long, but the wind is blowing at 49 in philadelphia will feel like 39 this aft afternoon. >> thank you, bill. and a check with the roads with our first alert traffic reporter j francesco ruscio. >> we are looking at 40-minute delays for that one specific line of west trenton. and train 416 and new jersey transit and amtrak and everything else is good to go and on schedule. condition to be blue route. i-476 at baltimore pike, no problems or delays. back over to you. >> thank you, francesco. law mamakers and civic lead going to gather at independence mall to denounce acts of vandalism and hate here across the country. new jersey governor chris christie is there, and the
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victory bay recovery center in laurel springs is founded by a.j. solomon who is working for christie and a recovering addict. i'm vai sikahema, and we will have more for you coming up in about 25 minutes at the bottom of the hour. ññyñññçwçwñwñwñww?qoówvoó
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