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>> thanks for watching 37 "today" show starts right now. good morning. target america. a top north korean general says plans to be finalized. as nbc learns the u.s. has prepared a plan of its own to strike north korea using b-1 bombers. sonic weapon. u.s. diplomats with severe hearing loss. with that a deliberate attack. going up. the massive lottery jackpots higher after no one wins powerball overnight. the combined prize inching towards a billion dollars. that plus taylor swift gets set to take the stands.
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the google employee fired for the controversial memo is speaking out. and cat fire. the kitten left quite a mark on this baseball game today thursday august 10,2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to today and thank you for joining us. >> another day north korea continues to ratchet up the war on words. >> this north korean crisis both u.s. and north korean regime saying plans are being ready to carry out attacks on the other. our team is standing by in washington, the korean peninsula and the oou.s. territory of gua
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>> reporter: north korea's military is upping the ante making new threats against the united states saying they hope to attack this region by mid august if their military leaders accept it. this morning the small island of guam is said to be a target. american territories face threats as the war of words between united states and north korea reaches a fever pitch. the north korean regime responding to president trump's chilling warning. >> they will be met with fire and fury. >> reporter: calling the president senile, saying he was cooped up at the golf course and was clueless about how things were developing adding sound dialogue is not possible with some as bereft of reason as president trump and only absolute force can work on him. north korea warning they are seriously examining plans to attack guam where close to 7,000
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service members are stationed and home to 160,000 u.s. citizens. located just 2,200 miles away from north korea in the pacific, the threat putting some residents here on edge. >> i am alarmed. i'm concerned. we mustn't be intimidated. >> reporter: now officials and officers tell nbc the pentagon has prepared a strike plan if the president orders one. for months u.s. forces have been training with recently updated b-1 bombers located on guam. multiple sources say the planes which are not nuclear capable would target two dozen of north korea's missile launch sites and support facilities. since the end of may the b 1s have conducted 11 practice runs including one monday flying round trips and refuelling in
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mid air, preparing for a possible operation. north korea missile tests but the u.s. on alert. this morning military experts say an attack on guam isn't likely with officials urging the public to remain calm. they believe guam could be a target because of the closeness to north korea. the same muscle stands to protect the region. there are b bombers, nuclear submarine and missile defense system that is poised to protect everyone who lives here. >> thank you. >> so just what led to president trump's stern warning to north korea and what has the reaction been like inside the administration? andrea mitchell is nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. >> a u.s. president for the first time suggesting what sounded like a nuclear first
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strike. now it turns out was that language carefully agreed to by national security team. >> reporter: president trump aides say becoming increasingly fired up about north korea. >> north korea best not make anymore threats to the united states. they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen. >> reporter: was he reading from a script? no, say aides. that piece of paper was a fact sheet on opioids nor did the president check with generals before threatening kim jong-un. national security adviser expected today or retired general john kelly new chief of staff. the white house saying he knew the tone and strength of what the president would say but not the words. critics called it too
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aggressive. >> i am very concerned about the level of rhetoric that president trump employed concerning north korea. >> reporter: half a world away in asia the president's top diplomat was tasked with quieting the storm. >> i think america should sleep well and have no concerns about this rhetoric. >> reporter: no sooner had secretary of state calmed things down did the defense secretary fire it up warning north korea to cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and destruction of its people. the president tweeting my first order was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. it is stronger and powerful than ever before. the state department still claims everyone is on the same page. >> we are speaking with one voice. >> is he exaggerating? >> the president spoke to kim
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jong-un in a language that secretary tillerson has said that kim jong-un will understand. >> reporter: former national security officials in both political parties say presidents should not improvise about north korea. it's simply too volatile but they have never met donald trump. >> andrea mitchell, thank you very much. south korea's military jumped into the escalating rhetoric saying it is prepared to punish the neighbors on the north should the regime act on threats. >> reporter: good morning. we are 35 miles from north korea here and from its missiles. it's a city that has been protected for decades by american troops and by america's nuclear umbrella. today it is feeling suddenly vulnerable. south korea's president saying strengthen our defenses now. it's called the world's most
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dangerous border and it is a little more dangerous today. a war of rurds threwords threat reignite. 30,000 american troops among millions in the firing line. from north korea, the latest show of defiance. chanting ritual hatred of america and loyalty to kim jong-un and the nuclear weapons he says protects them from donald trump's fiery threats. a threat his military calls a load of nonsense, warning that only absolute force can work on him. people here in south korea are used to fiery rhetoric from north korea but never from an american president until now. views here divided. >> i thought it was very irresponsible and selfish. >> i was quite shocked. >> i think it is a good response.
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>> reporter: u.s. troops here exercise with south korean allies regularly. another one is planned later this month. north korea says these are provocative. south korea says they are vital. its president calling for a complete overhaul of south korea's military. the war on words putting this city on edge like the american troops here to protect them they have lived for decades with threats from the north. in any conflict they would likely be the first casualty. the unthinkable, this morning perhaps just a little closer. south korea's president today saying stop ratcheting up the tension. it was a message directed at the north but it is one that many in asia are also privately directing at president trump. >> thank you. >> even as the north korean crisis plays out we are learning about a series of bizarre incidents in cuba.
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u.s. diplomats sent home after apparently suffering hearing problems and other symptoms and officials say this was caused by a deliberate covert attack. peter alexander has the latest on this. try to explain this for us. >> reporter: this one is bizarre. it reads like a cold war spy novel. one government official saying incidents were so severe that some needed to get hearing aides. it comes as the relations between the u.s. and cuba has started to improve and now future of diplomacy between the countries seems uncertain. new questions about just what happened in cuba after a string of bizarre incidents that left american diplomats with severe hearing loss. >> it is a cause of great concern for us. it has caused a variety of physical symptoms in these american citizens who work for the u.s. government.
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we take those very seriously and there is an investigation underway. >> reporter: the a.p. reporting the incident saying after months of investigations u.s. officials have concluded that the diplomats have been exposed to advanced device operating outside the range of audible sound. it was not immediately clear if the device was a weapon used in a deliberate attack or some other purpose. the state department saying they suffered a variety of physical symptoms. >> we talk about the safety and security of american citizens at home and abroad is our top priority. >> reporter: cuba saying it is investigating the incident admitting cuba has never nor would it ever allow that the territory be used for action against families. it took place shortly after u.s. embassy in havana reopened.
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that relationship now in jeopardy. the state department saying two cuban diplomats were expelled from their embassy in washington back in may. >> the result of that we have asked two cubans to leave the united states and they have. >> resperocity thing? >> i won't call it as such but we asked people to go home. >> reporter: president trump rolled back parts of president obama's policy towards cuba though some elements remain in place including reopening of u.s. embassy in havana. marco rubio weighed in saying personal harm shows the extent the regime will go and violates international norms. >> thank you. the white house is also dealing with major new developments in the russia investigation. fbi agents recently raided the virginia home of the president's
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former campaign chairman paul manafort searching for banking documents and tax records. the raid required a search warrant. convinced there is probable cause a crime may have been committed. the past foreign political work has been swept into the investigation in the 2016 election. he has repeatedly denied wrong doing and has voluntarily given documents to congressional committees investigating the allegation. we are hearing from the former google employee fired for his controversial manifesto relating to that company's diversity efforts. >> good morning to you. former google engineer ignited a national fire storm with his ten page essay that many call sexist and demoralizing to women in tech. it cost him his job and now he is writing back. >> i don't like having these
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taboos. >> reporter: software engineer speaking out about being fired by google for an internal memo writing that male and female tech workers differ in their abilities due to biological causes. >> the culture is very left leaning and just intolerant of anyone that holds a different opinion. >> reporter: google ceo says his manifesto violated its code of conduct and crossed the line by advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our work place. reaction to the firing was mixed. julian assange who reportedly offered him a job tweeted women and men deserve respect including not firing them for politely expressing ideas but rather arguing back. others say they are fed up with
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such attitudes. she says she left because of what she felt was a misogynistic culture. >> so many of my women friends were treated [ inaudible ]. >> the labor department is suing google over pay discrimination. google denies the allegation. this new ad for a proposed class action lawsuit against google seeks victims of alleged compensation discrimination. demore says he fired a complaint saying upper management is shaming me in order to silence my complaints. he says his goal was to spark a conversation about gender in tech. >> i'm not just attacking diversity. i'm attacking the fact that we can't discuss any of these issues. that is hurting the problem. >> he believes his firing was
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illegal and will be taking legal action to challenge his dismissal. now google is planning to hold an all staff town hall today to address the controversy. >> i would imagine they will hear interesting comments during that town hall. now to the lottery fever sweeping this country this week. with no winner powerball drawing growing. kerry sanders. >> the amount of money is mind boggling if you were to win the jackpot. this is the first time in the seven years of the two lotteries running at the same time that jackpots have exceeded $300 million. last night during the powerball nobody won. the odds of winning are one in 292 million. if you did win last night you would have taken initially lump sum $224 million before the
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39.6% federal tax. with all of this huge jackpot there are things you couldn't afford. you could not afford a 747 jumbo jet. you could not afford the white house assuming it was for sale and you could not afford the hope diamond which is priceless. so guys, i think we would call this hashtag first world problems. >> maybe we can get that 747. >> you can get a used one. >> on ebay. >> thank you. let's get a first check of the weather. >> things are pretty quiet across the country. a few scattered showers and storms around. in general not expecting anything too severe. we could see brief flash flooding in louisiana and mississippi. scattered showers and storms back through oklahoma, too. we have the cold front moving
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eastward. that will be the reason why we will see the storms fire up especially this afternoon and evening. the biggest threat will be lightning, hail and damaging winds. friday some storms move into the tennessee river valley into ohio, as well. they will start to spread eastward into saturday. scattered showers and storms possible up and down the east coast. this is the area right east of denver into most of kansas and down into oklahoma where we could see isolated strong storms today. that's a look at the
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good morning. glad grab your sun glads and get ready for another beautiful sunny day. 86 impress in philadelphia this afternoon. the humidity will be dropping during the day.. sunny skies in the suburbs, 85 the high. the shore, a little cooler. sea breeze will be blowing. high of 79 degrees. sunshine for the lehigh valley in delaware. middle 80s this afternoon. have a great day. and that's your latest forecast. >> coming up what had taylor swift's mother sobbing on the stand at her daughter's groping trial. as the lost city of jesus' disciples been found? we are live with a new discovery that could solve the centuries
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is right for your teen. moms, we can't wait. good morning. let's get straight to bell henley with your forecast. >> not a cloud in the sky. like yesterday, we're getting a cool start. 68 degrees in philadelphia. down to 59 degrees if had south jersey. there are some cooler neighborhoods in philadelphia. 61 in chestnut hill and andora. port richmond, already at 71 degrees .heading into the 80s this afternoon. >> let's see if your ride to work will be a smooth one. how do the roads look?
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>> 42 freeway is smooth right now. we look at our cameras around creek road moving up towards philadelphia. if you're heading to 295, you'll have no problems getting there for now. volume is light. we're watching a crash, too. this is out on the p.a. turnpike. we're losing some lanes just around lansdale. for the most part, delays are very light moving through the scene. >> right now in philadelphia, police and canine units are looking for a suspect in an armed home invasion robbery. they chased the man after he stole a car from a home in mt. airy last night. today, a preliminary hearing resumes for most of the 18 fraternity members who face charges after the death of a student at penn state. the frat brothers waited almost 12 hours before calling for help. i'm tracy davidson, "today" show continues. whoooo.
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7:30 now on this thursday morning. it is the tenth day of august, 2017. busy day. check in with people outside in just a couple of minutes. let's start with news headlines. north korea again responding to president trump's words of fire and fury. in a statement calling that a load of nonsense labelling trump a guy bereft of reason and detailed the threat against guam saying plans are being drawn up and are awaiting final order from kim jong-un. president trump is slamming the senate republican leader over the health care failure.
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in a new tweet the president says can you believe that mitch mcconnell couldn't get it done. he took a similar shot at the senator last night following a comment from senator mcconnell. and check this out. a cat roamed around the outfield before being caught by a grounds keeper. that cat wasn't ready to leave clawing. it happened at in the game, bases loaded, two outs, home team trailing. st. louis fans are calling the feline rally cat. >> rally cat. let's take a look at the closely watched taylor swift groping trial. her mother testified on wednesday and the pop star could
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be on the stand as early as today. joe friar is at the courthouse in denver. >> reporter: taylor swift's mother took the stand offering emotional testimony. she did not witness the alleged groping and was not in the room at the time but said she believes her daughter. fighting tears at times she testified about what happened before her daughter's denver concert. i saw her face and i could tell there was something wrong. she said a guy just grabbed my behind. taylor swift said it happened while posing for this photo with radio dj. the picture was sealed by the court but published last year by tmz. andrea swift started to cry saying tailor couldn't believe that after the incident she thanked them for being there. no one from swift's team called police. why? i didn't want this event to
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define her life andrea swift testified. we absolutely wanted to keep this private but didn't want him to get away with it. one of the singer's reps reported the allegation to his radio station. she said they never asked the station to fire him. two days later he was fired. in 2015 mueller filed a civil suit against members of swift's team saying the allegation is false and cost him his job. he said his closed hand came into contact with part of her body. i felt what appeared or seemed to be a rib cage. swift's skirt is not visibly ruffled and andrea testified she thinks the dress is being pushed up. mother defending her daughter. their close relationship on display in court this week.
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>> you and your mom have a very cool relationship. >> it is a different kind of friendship than cool mom trying to party with her daughter. she is my best friend. >> reporter: taylor swift has counter sued. her mother testified that what happened has shattered their trust. she said the singer no longer goes into the audience during concerts and the meet and greets are smaller events. >> thank you very much. let's bring in msnbc legal corresponde correspondent. how much weight will the photo carry? >> the photo puts facts on the table. they were together in the situation and the hand is outstretched. unlike a video it doesn't give a jury the final answer.
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>> you can argue it in both directions when you look at that picture. let's talk about the posture of the case. it's a little unusual. this isn't taylor swift going to the police and trying to file a criminal complaint. it is a civil case and it is the alleged gropper who sued her saying you told a lie and i got fired. >> this comes back to the underlying incident. is this unconsented touching and attack or is this something that ruined his career because there wasn't an underlying incident. either in his story he was falsely accused, ruined his life and lost his job and money or is this someone she confronted and didn't go the extra mile and say there should be jail involved. it comes back to who you believe. >> she is counter suing but only for one dollar. she is obviously sending a message. >> it is legally important
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because it helps the jury say she is not in it for the money. she is not trying to get anything out of this. that goes to i thought one of the most damming parts. he was asked on the stand what would her motivation be to make this all up? he had no answer. >> interesting. we will continue to watch it. let's turn it over for a check of the weather. >> good morning. temperatures are going to still run a little below average for a good portion of the country. the pacific northwest one of the only areas where highs will be above average. this cooler air settling in from the north. minneapolis 72 degrees. indianapolis 83. washington, d.c. 83. a little bit below average but still very beautiful. 79 in columbus, ohio. charlotte about 84 degrees. it remains on the cooler side relatively speaking for saturday. green bay look
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give extra. get extra. 7:42 with a discovery making headlines. >> believe they may have found the lost city of jesus's apos e apostles. >> reporter: i'm just north of the sea of galilee and on the scene of the latest arcology dig. one team found a lot of pottery shards a couple of summers ago some of which dated back to roman times. they started digging and may have solved the puzzle. the lost city of the apostles, the birth place of st. peter may
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finally be found on this patch of land near the sea of galilee. >> this is the site. >> reporter: the team started digging last summer. >> this is the wall of the bathhouse. stone you can see. >> reporter: this summer a big find documented by national geographic. more than six feet down under layers of mud the wall of a roman bathhouse and roman coins. >> that's incredible. how old is this? >> that is almost 2,000 years. >> reporter: the new testament says peter and possibly four other apostles were from the fishing village later the roman city. in order to find the lost city of the apostles you have to find the roman city. >> exactly. here are the first clues that we are in an urban -- >> reporter: the bible says jesus met peter somewhere on
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these shores and that jesus performed many miracles here like making storms disappear and walking on water. a story told countless times in prints and on film. just down the road the village where jesus preached. peter followed him here. the ruins of his home were preserved under a church and nearby the place where the bible says jesus turned bread and fish into food for 5,000. the team doesn't know the whole story of this site. for that they will have to dig deeper. more coins and walls are more pieces to help solve a centuries old puzzle. now, one of the big clues that they are hoping to find is a very ornate church built over st. peter's childhood home. they think it may be in this pile of debris that is all around me. guys, we won't know for at least another year.
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that's when they start digging again. back to you. >> don't move. you'll have to tell us what happened. that is fascinating. >> how cool are archeologists? the patience it takes to do that kind of work. >> and brushing it and finding a roman coin. that is incredible. >> we have the orange room. that is exciting, too. >> another note, we have the college football star stirring up controversy with a take on
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>> what is this? >> an interesting discussion. ucla quarterback is a force on the football field but also known for being outspoken off the field. in a recent interview the quarterback opened up about trying to balance classes with his sport. he says football and school don't go together. they just don't. trying to do both is like trying to do two full time jobs. he says it's not that some players shouldn't be in school but just universities should help them more instead of defining ways to keep them eligible. former ucla defensive end says chosen rosen always stating facts. love that guy. we asked online what do you think of rosen's comments. here is a result. 68% disagree. 32% agree. ucla coach saying there are
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those who agree with you and those who don't. >> there are two ways to look at this. you can say that universities need to do more to really help these student athletes. you can look the other way and say universities need to tone down the sports programs. >> it's an interesting conversation and a good one. you want the athletes who go to the colleges to get a good education. really important. everyone should. >> thank you. >> just ahead, bruce springsteen set to make his broadway debut. hoda pulls off a memorable surprise for a really deserving mom. first your l
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good thursday morning. a couple minutes before 8:00. let's check on that sunshine out there with bill henley. bill. >> it started to warm things up just a little bit. 68 degrees in philadelphia. still in the 50s for the suburbs, but not for long. the temperature in king of prussia is up to 62 degrees. 81 degrees at 1:00. the humidity actually goes lower this afternoon. then temperatures climb into the middle 80s while the shore, sunny skies and a sea breeze up to 9. >> looks good, bill. let's see how the roads look. jessica has you covered. >> tracy, we're watching 95 right now. here we are approaching the franklin bridge area. a crash up ahead. that's why we're seeing the slowdown up here. you can see both directions, not looking the same right thou. but definitely some slowdown approaching the accident scene. watch for this crash. around skipack pike, police
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accident. a judge is expected to rule on the future of the margate construction project today. yesterday, both argued the issue in a federal courtroom in camden. an expert testified the large ponds created during the heavy rains were a temporary problem. but the environmental engineer for margate says it's the worst public health hazard rd a he's ever seen. the eagles kick off preseason tonight in green bay and you can see it all right here on nbc 10, your official eagles station. keith jones and john clark can get you started with the eagles preseason kickoff. at 8:00, birds take on the backers. today in philadelphia, we will learn who will receive this year's marian anderson award. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. join us weekday mornings for nbc news today from 4:00 to 7:00 a.m. thanks for watching. have a great day.
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it's 8:00 on today. new threats. north korea warning it will soon have a plan to attack a key u.s. territory as one of the officials lashes out at president trump calling him senile. we take you inside the pentagon's plan for a possible preemptive strike. a mission of love. hoda introduces us to one special family using music to help others in need after their own tragic loss. >> she was a beautiful kid. and the boss on broadway. bruce springsteen like you have never seen him before. today thursday, august 10, 2017.
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♪ >> making memories of new york city. what are you celebrating? >> you are turning 18? who do you want to say hi to? >> hi mom from utah. >> we are from texas and all we could find was walgreens and these are the posterboards they had. ♪ i want to be like most girls >> who are you cheering for? >> where are you guys in from? >> alabama. >> two most interesting hats. what are you guys celebrating? >> we're 13 on "today." >> and good morning everybody. welcome back to "today." nice to have you with us on a thursday morning. i'm telling you came over and hugged him and kissed him on the cheek. >> put his arms around his neck. >> don't do it now.
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meanwhile the boss on broadway. let us get to your news. the pentagon backing up president trump's tough talk on north korea with preparations for a potential air strike. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker has the latest. take us through it. >> reporter: president trump will have lunch with vice president mike pence at his resort here in new jersey. the first time the two will meet face-to-face since tensions with north korea have reached a fever pitch. this morning the latest ominous warning from north korea. according to the state run nuse agency the rogue regime is threatening by mid august for guam. and lashing out at president trump through his stern warning about the aggression. >> they will be met with fire
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and fury like the world has never seen. >> reporter: north korean officials calling that a load of nonsense accusing the president of failing to grasp the gravity of the situation. defense secretary james mattis urging north korea to back down saying the nation should stop considering actions that would lead to the end of its regime and destruction of its people. the pentagon prepared a specific strike plan if the president orders one. two senior military officials and two former officers say the plan relies on the b-1 bomber seen here in military video training for that type of operation. it's designed to evade enemy detection to facilitate a sneak attack. multiple sources say the targets are some two dozen missile launch sites and support facilities in north korea which intelligence officials tell nbc
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news they feel confident they have accurately identified. back at home, a dramatic escalation of the russia investigation, a predawn raid at the apartment of former trump campaign chairman paul manafort the day after he met with staffers the fbi searched his home two weeks ago without warning looking for financial documents related to his work overseas. manafort saying he has consistently cooperated with law enforcement and other serious inquiries and he did so on this occasion, as well. search warrants are executed when authorities believe they have probable cause to believe a crime has occurred yet another sign the russia investigation is intensifying while president trump faces biggest foreign policy challenge yet with north korea. >> thank you very much. cuba says it is investigating complaints that
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u.s. diplomats were subjected to bizarre incidents that apparently left some with severe hearing loss and other physical symptoms. american officials are attributing the damage to a covert sonic weapon. sources told the associated press acoustic weapon in the range outside of human hearing. the incident took place last fall shortly after the u.s. embassy in havana reopened following decades of hostility. an explosion inside a purse was caught on camera during a city council meeting. the woman was sitting behind the speaker when flames and smokes erupted from her person. the fire chief says the explosion was caused by some kind of battery malfunction but was not her cell phone. >> terrifying. there was no top prize winner in last night's powerball drawing.
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the combined jackpots for the coming weekend are getting close to a billion dollars. kerry sanders is in miami with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. as i lift the umbrella you can see anist astonishing amount of money in the powerball and mega millions. as you noted nobody won overnight. as we take a look at the balls tumbling around here just consider the opportunity to win here is really, really rare. the odds are one in 292 million that you will win the powerball. had you taken home the money, well your lump sum would have been $224 million. of course, that is before taxes. your federal tax rate 39.6%. i know this is all very important information because we are all going to win. if you win and you think you have control of everything in your life there is one thing you can't control, the weather. >> thank you very much. hoda, what do you have this
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morning? >> you are going to love my morning boost. our crew will love it. you guys ready? with that powerball jackpot so high. i am giving everyone a powerball ticket. here is your ticket. everyone gets one. i know you are visiting. you can have one. come on. i'm giving one to everybody. matt, savannah. can i tell you something else? the control room is not left out. >> one for you. one for me. one for you, one for me. >> there you go. one for you. >> we have a bacon wrap?
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you never know. >> millions of dollars here. >> our best friend if you win. >> exactly. >> thank you. got a lot more to get to this morning. then hoda's summer surprise for a mom with a story that will touch your heart. why this is being called the summer of naomi watts. >> we are celebrating national >> we are celebrating national smores day with a new hi. oh, hi! welcome to the neighborhood. i brought you this pie to see if you're weird. wow, that smells intrusive. it is. did you want to come in, maybe snoop around a bit? that's why i'm here.
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8:11, good time to trend. >> yankees. new york yankees, love them or hate them you have to admit they are one of the most storied franchises in sports history. part of that tradition they always wear pin stripes. and they never display their names on the backs of their jerseys because it is about the team and not the individual. >> i like that. >> no one, babe ruth, derek jeter, they never had their names displayed on their jersey. now that century old tradition will be broken. the yankees will play in these jerseys, no pin stripes, players' nick names displayed part of mlb promotion called players weekend. if you are the new york yankees would you break a 110 year
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tradition. >> for one game. >> it's a weekend. >> have they ever done a one off before? >> no. they have never broken this tradition. >> i say no. >> that's a toughy. >> it's promotional for the league. i would say thank you but no thank you. we are in pin stripes. we have no names and don't have nick names on the back of our jerseys. >> that makes them seem snooty like we are not going to play in your game. >> aren't there some traditions like the dress code of wearing all white at wimbledon. >> hat is good analysis. >> do you stop doing the seventh inning stretch in a baseball game? >> there you go. >> i feel like this doesn't count. >> why?
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>> because it is one little thing. >> what do you think fans would say? >> how big a deal this is? it's the front page on one of the newspapers. >> what are you doing? >> there you go. find out how the polling goes on that. shall we pop start. >> we begin with jennifer lawrence graces september cover of vogue and talks about shooting her upcoming film "mother" after a rough day on set the crew set up a kardashian set. she talked about another project with amy schumer saying she is
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the funniest person i've ever met. what diz amy think of jennifer. amy says she has one of the darkest senses of humor and it is delightful. my only problem with her is that she is fat. [ laughter ] >> if someone just tuned in -- now to princess diana. the people's princess is the subject of an upcoming documentary following the week of her tragic death. it is the first and only time princes william and harry spoke on camera about the week. diana's seven days. the boss is headed for broadway. the show is called springsteen on broadway. bruce says this is the smallest
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venue he has played but wanted to do something personal and intimate. he will share. he will perform five shows a week set for october 12 and tickets go on sale august 30. they will go fast. >> that's good. your daily click. the rugby club is already reining champions. they decided to tackle a different goal. the team practiced by lining the diving board and got so close to making it all the way until the final two. not one to give up they hop back on and go for it again. >> that's why playing with the balloon and pretend the ground
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is lava. >> thank you very much. moving on to the weather. we are talking tropics. we did have the first hurricane of the season. it was hurricane franklin that did strengthen into hurricane before making landfall. now, while this is not going to continue to strengthen it is over land and will continue to weaken we will see the possibility near texas of rough surf. also dangerous rip currents. along the coast line here we could see surf up to about five to seven feet. we are keeping an eye on the next disturbance. this has a 40% chance in the next five days running into ideal conditions for development. as of right now it does not look like something that will effect the east coast of the united states. kind of gets wrapped up and pushed out to sea by the dip in
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the jet stream. severe storms today possible across southwestern kansas and western oklahoma and northeastern texas where we could good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab the sunglasses. get ready for another beautiful summer day. 86 in philadelphia this afternoon. like yesterday, humidity will be dropping. 85 the high, up to 85 in new jersey. the shore, cooler, sea breeze will be blowing. high of 79 degrees. sunshine for the lehigh valley and delaware, into the middle 80s this afternoon. and that's your latest forecast. thank you so much. now to our special summer of yes series. we know that hoda loves music and loves to surprise people. we asked viewers to tell us
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about surprifolks who were touc music. >> i was taken by the story of an ohio mom who turned the loss of her daughter into a life of music and healing. >> i believe that she is in heaven and that she is all around all the time, lady bugs, rainbows, blue birds. she is always there. >> it's been eight years since nicky and dan mccarthy lost their daughter to a rare blood disorder. >> she was spunky. she was very strong for a teeny tiny person. my husband said she had an electric personality. >> reporter: she spent years in and out of hospitals through medicines, needles and bone marrow transplant at age 11 one thing kept her going, music. >> the equivalent of maximum
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security prison in the hospital music was the ticket to escape that world. >> there was a music therapist who would come in and knock on the door and it was like brian's hear. >> i asked what is your mom's favorite song. she said her favorite artist is matt carney. i loved him, too. >> for mother's day they recorded a song and it is the greatest mother's day gift. >> i have this piece of music that is her voice. at the beginning she says -- >> this one's for you, mom. >> and sings the song that i will have forever. it's such a special gift to have that.
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>> sounds as beautiful today as it did yesterday. >> one of the lines in the song is nothing worth anything ever goes down easy. it was the story of what we went through. it was horrible, but i got this beautiful life. she was a beautiful kid. it was worth everything even for a short time. >> it was able to turn what is incredible pain and create something that brings joy to children and their parents. >> reporter: nicky started sams fans a nonprofit to raise money for music and art therapy for kids like sam. it is a family affair. so far they have raised more than $150,000 for ohio hospitals. >> medicine can heal the
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infection, but the music changes your soul and heels your soul. >> reporter: our film crews spent two days documenting the impact of nicky's work. the shoot cull miinates with a musical performance at the hospital where sam passed away. what nicky doesn't know is that we have invited a special guest. >> i heard the story and it stuck with me as probably one of those things that you don't forget. ♪ >> reporter: the singer whose lyrics perfectly captured their story. >> she is going to have no idea that you are about to stroll out with your guitar and play a song that will mean the world to her. >> he is a living connection for nick back to this little girl that she loved with all of her heart. and i think it's going to be
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amazing. i do. >> hi, nicky. >> reporter: isrr time to connect two people already bound by so much. >> a friend of ours wanted to say hello to you. come on out, friend. >> what are you doing here! ♪ >> these kids don't know much about sam and their family. everyone has their own heartbreaking story and another thing in common. as they listen for a moment they can lose themselves for a minute and just feel better. >> sam looks down and every time a child is laughing or smiles i
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think she would be thrilled, happy to know that her mom is still helping other people because that's what sam would do. >> you always want your child to make an impact on the world. she didn't have much time to do that. this gives her life meaning. i think she would be really proud. i hope. >> yes! [ cheers and applause ] >> how beautiful. >> one of those incredible ones. he said he wants to join forces with nicky to put on a concert to raise money for sams fans. we reached out to our friends at guitar center and donated ukuleles. what she has done with her daughter's legacy is amazing. it really is. she has done something. you think about it. a mom like that could have been at home in the fetal position
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wondering why everything went so wrong and instead turns it into something like that. >> i didn't know a lot about music therapy and it makes complete sense. >> you have a real gift for doing those stories. you really do. >> she was something. we are back with more on a thursday morning after your local news and weather.
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8:26. good morning, i'm trady davidson. let -- tracy davidson. let's get to first alert meteorologist bill henley with an considered as read forecast. >> another beautiful day. surfers -- waves don't look too impressive, but look at that sunshine. nice and bright in avalon. temperatures have started to climb. now 74 at cape may. 72 for cape may courthouse. 72 in atlantic city. seeing 60s inland. inland neighborhoods will warm into the 80s. right near the 80-degree mark this afternoon on the beach. checking for trouble spots on the roads, first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. >> we've got them. in cherry hill, route 70 around springdale road. it's a little bit far away. this is our camera a little bit further away.
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you can see ambulances up ahead. the eastbound side losing a few lanes there. huge backups behind it. if you look over here, too, you can see more police vehicles into the left-hand lane. we're losing lanes on the eastbound side of 70 through cherry hill. big delays there. and most of the accidents cleared out of the way on the southbound side just after the blue route on 95. we see delay there, too. back to you. in a few minutes, a preliminary hearing rumgs for most of the 18 -- resumes for most of the 18 fraternity members who face charges after the death of a pledge at penn state. timothy piazza fell downstairs after a night of drinking at the frat house. the brothers waited 12 hours before calling for help, prosecutors say. and investigators trying to finds the cause of a scrap fire. they battled it for several hours overnight. no one was hurt. more news in 25 minutes. you can stay updated on the go with news and weather on the free nbc10 app.
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we're back now 8:30 on a thursday morning. it is the tenth day of august, 2017. we have a really nice crowd out on the plaza. what could you possibly do to top the moment? >> where are you? everybody has things on their bucket list. hi, guys. what is your name? >> my name is katie. >> katie wrote a song for her fifth grade graduation. one of her dreams is to sing on "today." will you sing a little of the
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song? ♪ time to leave our comfort zone ♪ ♪ time to leave our comfort zone ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> katie, that was awesome. >> thank you. >> great job. >> i like the way she like yeah. >> coming up. we will talk to naomi watts. sneakers, wear sneakers with your outfits. and a food holiday we couldn't ignore. national smores day. we will take a look at crazy creations and try out twists or two ourselves. another picture perfect day in the northeast. low humidity, sunshine, 80s in most of the country we will continue with below average
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temperatures. as we head into the weekend it looks like 70s back through the midwest. a little unsettled through parts of the great lakes and interior northeast and southeast, as well. in the west still dealing with above average temperatures. saturday cools off a bit. pacific northwest into the 70s. popup thunderstorms through the afternoon on saturday. through planes and gulf coast and into the northeast hit and miss storms. still keep an eye to the sky going into the weekend. more heavy rain is much more likely on sunday especially thugh northernro good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab your sunglasses. get ready for another beautiful summer day. a warm day, yes. 86 in philadelphia this afternoon. just like yesterday, the humidity will be dropping during the day. sunny skies in the suburbs, 85 the high. up to 85 in new jersey. but the shore, a little bit cooler, sea breeze will be blowing. high of 79 degrees.
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sunshine for the lehigh valley and delaware, into the middle 80s this afternoon. have a great day. you can find your full forecast anytime on the weather channel. the new movie "the glass castle." >> naomi watts plays at the center of a family trying to keep it together. >> we are going to replace it with game room. ping-pong, foos ball. >> trampoline? >> that goes over there. all of these walls are gone. this can stay. >> doesn't that look lovely? >> yellow stands for happy. >> this place doesn't have running water or electricity. >> ignore her. >> good to see you.
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welcome back. >> thank you. >> here is what i find fascinating. you talk to different people who see this or have read the book and they tell you very different things that they take away. other people say there inspiration. what did you think? >> it is definitely not one thing. i think there is a lot of hope and love like you say it is a dysfunctional family but a lot of love between them. jinet's story is very empowering. it took a long time getting there. >> the mom is such an important and vital part of that story. she is a painter, artist. sometimes so obsessed with that love and that passion that she doesn't do the simple things she should be doing to care for her family. i think it would be really easy to call her a bad mom.
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>> that's right. we are quick to judge when a woman chooses her art over her parenting role. the truth is that i think she was struggling with so many different things, no money, sometimes no food on the table and alcoholism. she has to paint in order to keep her mind. that's kind of what she had to do on a daily basis. >> this is a very difficult relationship they have. there is often times physical violence in the relationship. you don't want rosemariy to be seen as a victim. >> definitely not. >> did she say that? is that something she communicated? >> her mother talked about that. she did struggle. they did fight but she didn't ever -- she was never squashed. her spirit was always there and remained optimistic and an adventurer.
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one of the great things which i held on to and the essence of who she wozniak if i go down the drain i will still come out the winner. that is the truth of the matter. >> i was standing over in the corner of the studio when savannah was interviewing. i was looking at her standing there next to me. she was almost physically into the interview. she was like moving with every word that was said about it she seems to really be inspired by this story coming to the big screen. >> yeah. she lived it. and then she shared this story. it was on the best selling "new york times" list for seven years. he is very attached to it. it is important to her and her life. and to see it resonate with other people is fantastic. >> let's talk about your life for a second. you have this movie book of
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henry. you have the show gypsy. and a magazine. this is the summer of naomi watts. how do you plead? innocent or guilty? i thought it was the summer of smores but it is actually the summer of naomi watts. >> i'm sure everybody is sick of me now. i'm proud of all of those things. >> summer is also coming to an end. are you the kind of parent who at the end of summer is happy to say it is back to school time? >> you don't want it to end but you are looking forward to that routine and structure back in your life is good. >> we are not sick of you. we will never be sick of you. the glass castle opens in theaters tomorrow. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. the season's hit shoe. how to pull off sneakers with any outfit. first this is "today." whoooo.
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welcome back. style, the hottest shoe. just about everyone seems to be taking a break from the sandals in favor of sneakers. tips on how to wear them. >> good morning. i'm wearing the most painful heels you can imagine. >> sneakers look good, too, even with a dress. >> let's start with the espadrille sneakers. i think this is the best hybrid. everything you love about a classic espadrille. it has laces. they are super practical for running around town and really comfortable. >> i like the height. >> it gives you height. these are available for under $80. we have amazing options on the
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table, as well. really fun with embroidery on them. lord and tailor have gone into a more fashion forward with a cap toe. you want to pair it with a more relaxed look. this is an offduty look. beach and barbecue -- you can do this. you can show off the shoe a perfect way to wear this. this is not a dressy sneaker. you can definitely -- next is the slip on sneaker. >> so the question i get asked is can i wear a dress with sneakers. you can totally wear a sneaker. row have to make sure you opt for a more relaxed vibe.
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they are both kind of casual and cool and have the freestyle vibe. i know hoda loves a slip on sneaker. you can do a fun metallic or really cool slip on ones with fray edge detail. embellishments. i just love the idea that this is an easy slip and go shoe. you literally just slide right in and head right out the door. >> it is super cute with a dress. if you wanted to wear pants with it could you? >> i think pants and shorts are kind of the default pairing. have fun this summer and try it with a dress. she is wearing it with a shorter dress. if you are tall you can wear a maxy skirt. >> i really like it. thank you so much. >> our next is the -- >> showing us an updated version of the all white sneaker.
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these are from journeys. they have ballet inspired details with the cute bows. if you want to try something different try it with a jump suit. you see jump suits all over the run ways. you can dress it down with an easy leather jacket over your shoulder. >> i had my eyes on the embroidered ones. >> if you want to step into the trend do an all white sneaker with embroidery and embellishments. super comfortable and we have a pair that starts at just $17. you don't have to spend a ton of money on sneakers. yes they can be expensive. you can find a lot of these online for under $100. >> i think all of a sudden they are appropriate for almost
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everything in the wardrobe. if you love flats slide into a sneaker. it's a little more current and also so comfortable. >> you got any size 9s. >> i think there are a couple of pairs. >> thank you so much. for more on the sneaker trend you can check out our website. coming up next we will not let national smores day go without serving and indulging. first this is "today" on nbc. electric light orchestra ] ♪ sailin' away on the crest of a wave, it's like magic ♪ ♪ rollin' and ridin' and slippin' and slidin' ♪ ♪ it's magic introducing the all new volkswagen tiguan.
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we are back on this thursday morning. time for "today" food. you know what burns my butt? huddled around the camp fire and celebrate national smores day. >> they are a classic gooey
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treat. now restaurants and cafes are reinventing the camp fire favorite. smores are smoking hot this summer. no longer just marsh mallo and chocolate. their popularity has transcended the traditional. >> we are seeing almost a wild west of smores. there is nothing you can't put smores flavoring on whether ice cream or beer or cupcakes. >> reporter: at sprinkles dark chocolate cupcakes come filled wi and topped. donuts fry up more style. and in new york city social media superstar mixes crispy graham crackers and sticky marshmallows with signature cookie dough, a combination that sells thousands of pounds a week. in san diego at the hotel where the camp fire favorites are done old school, beach side with
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sticks and an open flame. >> my perfect smores is medium rare. >> thing about smores that is so unbelievely compelling is that we all have a smores memory. it is nice to be a little bit messy and playful and child like. >> reporter: inspired by the child like wonder this couple started a hand crafted mail order kit to satisfy cravings. >> a lot of people don't realize they can make smores at home. we have done it over a lighter. >> reporter: the tasty treat dates back to the 1920s when a recipe for some mores was published in a book for girl scouts. an average of 21 million smores are eaten every summer day. that is 1110,000 pounds of
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chocolate. quin's camp fire dreams come chew. inspiring chefs to get crazy and creative. like in will have with smo-- li in las vegas. >> no wrong way to make a smore which is why they are magical. >> we have your mouth watering. now we have ways to soup up smores. good morning. >> good morning. >> i like mine -- >> we will go through different types of smores. savannah will you please step up here? >> we will have so much fun.
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>> we're going to drop it down here. >> we are making a grilled peach and white chocolate smore. this is a vanilla bean smore. you have the marshrshmallow. >> this is crazy. >> it's a little crazy. >> this is how we like our smores. got to be messy. >> exactly. >> all of the flavors come together. one bite. will you step up? >> can you take the camera? look what dylan created over here on the ground. >> we have kind of a -- >> you have strawberry marshmallows here and we will stack them. we have a strawberry.
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this is a nice twist. >> we love short bread. >> come on over. >> isn't that the most decadent one? >> he has these salted caramel marshmallows. perfectly charred. this is going to go on our chocolate graham cracker. then you have candied bacon. and then we have -- it's crazy. >> where do you get these fancy marshmallows? >> you can find them on specialty stores and some in your local grocery store. >> so we have something
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different. this is a rits cracker for our base. then we have -- >> and then we have chocolate. you can just -- >> i love. these are kind of like swords. you have to -- peanut butter and banana. >> you got to go in. >> what is the verdict on these? >> totally different from the traditional. >> really, really good. >> you are awesome. thank you so much. you can check out our recipes. we are back in a minute. first this is "today" on nbc. from the time i was pregnant with him, had so much life and energy in him. he wanted out, and he wanted to conquer the world.
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good thursday morning. i'm tracy davidson. let's talk to first alert meteorologist bill henley about the beautiful morning outside with his most accurate weather forecast. bill? >> gorgeous. two days in a row. here we are, lots of sunshine. low humidity. we started with a little fog in the lehigh valley. it has cleared now. sunshine and 68. add another 10 by 11:00 this morning, and into the 80s this
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afternoon. the temperature will be rising, but as the day goes on, the humidity will be coming down. comfortable all day long. at the shore, there's your cool spot, crowd is growing. sunshine at 79 degrees. >> the weather looks nice. the roads, not so much. nbc10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington with an update. we're seeing delays pretty much everywhere. we're watching route 70 in cherry hill around springdale road. our cameras from old orchard zoomed in on the scene here. we had on the eastbound side a crash, and you see the traffic is slow getting by the scene and slow even afterwards, too. east and westbound, even seeing some gaper delay there. we're sitting on the schuylkill's westbound side. we're still slow moving from montgomery drive forward. if you're heading toward king of prussia or conshohocken, you'll see a slowdown by the city line avenue commexit. back to you. the birds kick off their preseason tonight at 8:00. nbc10 is your official station for the eagles. we were there as carson wentz and company got to their hotel last night.
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this morning wait until you hear what one airline employee did that can restore your faith in flying. the charcoal crave sweeping the nation coming up now. from nbc news, this is today's take live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. you are listening to classic. al is off today. we always find the latest and greatest what is going on. if you had dinner with one of
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our oldest friends. >> my oldest friend's name is nia. >> you were like they have known each other since they were 2. we realized. i don't remember much from the hospital. from giving birth we talked about mia's name is close to mila. is that going to confuse them because my best friend's name is mia and my child's name is mila. >> i'm confused by the story. >> my oldest friend's name is mia. she was in town last night and the four of us went to dinner. she and her husband and we had
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the best time. something about sitting down with somebody that has known you especially -- with my best friend i can go several weeks even months without seeing them and then when you see each other you are right back into the swing of things. >> we haven't seen each other forever. she is a photographer. >> she sent the picture on vacation together. so crazy. >> we -- >> the best dinner and reminded me that seeing old friends. i was just talking about that. we went on a hike and you know how i know it is like your old school friend when you can sit
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in silence and it is okay. you don't have to try to fill the silence all the time. you can invite somebody over and you have to think about what you are going to talk about and plan it. if they can come over and just be i was so tired. i was late and when i got there -- >> it's really good. all of us. you should do it, too. >> just saying. >> you made this fancy pants dinner last night. it is hello fresh. they ship the food to your door and has a recipe and takes 20 minutes. i chopped a couple of things and made it dinner in 20 minutes. so it was rice, green beans, peppers. i threw it in a blender with a
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little water. >> it's -- >> exactly. >> i give him -- i make a lot of his own food and everything i would eat anyway. this is the first time i took a meal and throw it in a blender. >> do you wonder about that? >> would you want to eat like a pork smoothie? >> i remember because we love chipotle in my house. i remember looking and thinking it is time for you to experience the joy that we all experience. i took the chicken, the beans, the rice, all of it. so i put water in it and put it in a blender. it looked like bird poop. >> they don't care. they just gum it. >> you don't have to put it in a
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blender. they can give them the piece. >> it is easier. it's not like it turned it into a pasty puree. it basically just -- >> >> you know what i actually -- i felt like a tortilla with a little water. >> can you imagine? >> if you want to see a child enjoy. the first time your mouth tastes chipotle. >> and then just like -- >> what we ate when we were little. >> chipotle. >> speaking of back in the day you have to see dylan's throwback thursday picture. >> so this is my basement.
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>> so many pictures. >> we played bartender. >> i am the bartender. that is one of my favorite outfits ever. there are so many things to look at in the picture. the brick wall is actually cinder blocks that we painted with the side of a sponge to look like a brick wall. >> are you serious? >> a juke box that only plays eight track tapes. next to it the piano. >> i have no idea what game it is. >> i hope it is supermario brothers. >> what are you muddling? >> i think i might have been making a mojito. >> there was a lot of water in the drinks i made. >> our child hoods are very
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similar. now i think -- >> sometimes you have friends over. the whole concept of being -- >> for hours. the best thing in the world was when i got a cash register as a gift. didn't work but the buttons were great. it was really cool. >> used to play bills. i remember it was like every couple of weeks i would do bills. we would get those publishing clearing house and they came with the stamps. we would use the stamps and we would go -- we would write it out.
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>> i started a company when i was about 6. i would find people, jobs from the phone book. i would be like tell me your best skills. and i go through the yellow pages. >> he turns 2. my throwback thursday, i have this video. can you hear it? >> at the very end she goes hi, munchk munchkin. that was two years ago. >> we're celebrating. >> when they were that little or
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love -- >> each one is special. i remember being irritated when people would say it just gets better especially with the first like this is magic. >> try to enjoy every step. >> there is a story getting a lot of attention because it is so positive. the airline industry has gotten a lot lately. a woman had stage four colon cancer. she was returning to pittsburgh after returning a cancer advocacy retreat. she caught an earlier direct flight home but her suitcase remains on her original flight. for her in particular it was extra challenging. she panicked because inside she had medication she uses to combat side effects of cancer as well as comfort items, a rosary. she called the airline employee. you call and hope to get a human
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voice. she said can i just explain why i really need my suitcase? let me tell you about this woman. she said she tracked down the luggage and she would have a courier drop it off. the bag arrived after the last courier. she was sitting there, the last person there and got in her own car. she drove to stacy's home at 3:00 in the morning, left the luggage on the door step and wrote a note saying sorry for the delay. thinking of you and wishing you all the best. kick that cancer's butt, with love sarah. >> i just got goose bumps. >> yesterday stacy and the airline employee and got to thank her for going above and beyond. >> there are good people in this world. there are good people. >> no question about it. >> got to talk to a human voice. >> thank you. up next, why luna was over
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>> i love that. >> they have those -- they are just magic. >> goes go ask elmo to say hi to your kids. >> my kids namthey go what is y names? my kids still watch it and talk back. >> we're going to miss them but i bet they will have a lot of
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fun. >> and abby is so funny. he has one elmo doll that says peek a boo and he goes -- >> we watch sesame street. it's like an institution. i didn't realize you took -- >> i brought mila and she came. >> you went into mr. hooper's store. >> it is a working store. she played in the store with the cans. sesame street is magic. >> how long ago was that? >> this year. >> old enough to remember the whole thing. to dunk or not dunk. >> dunk. >> i dunk everything. >> we are talking orios. do you dunk it or turn it? >> i do not dunk it. >> when i was little i went like
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we are about to find out. >> here to quiz us is one of our favorite people. sarah peterson. >> you're so far away. >>. >> we are ready. >> thumbs up or thumbs down. bad or not bad. household stumpers. how bad is it to wear sweaty clothes after going to the gym? >> you may smell a little bit also sweaty clothes perfect breeding ground for germs and bacteria. yoga mat might have germs on it. >> how bad is it to continue use ag phone with a cracked screen? >> thumbs down means bad?
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>> they need to go down. >> it's bad. it's really bad because your screen is made of glass. these are shards of glass. water can get in your phone and ruin the phone. you can have the screen replaced without buying a new phone. it's not cheap but not like buying a whole new phone. like you have a cracked windshield don't buy a new car. how bad is it to use moisturizer with an spf at night? >> i would say not too bad? >> it's kind of bad. >> you need spf during the day all year round. at night if you have another moisturizer with spf that is too
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much sun screen. it will clog your pores. >> it might be bad or might not be. how bad is it to add bleach to water in a vase to keep flowers fresh? it's a really good idea to keep flowers longer. it kills bacteria in the water. you just need like a few drops. >> do we have time for one more? >> how bad is it to cook a potato that sprouted? >> i have never seen that. >> it's not bad. >> you are correct. it's not a rotten potato. >> do we have a winner?
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good morning, i'm rosemary connors. it's a few minutes before 9:30 on this thursday. looking great out there. first alert meteorologist bill henley has the details in the most accurate weather forecast. >> nothing but sunshine. look at the blue sky over the city. the temperatures are climbing. it's going to be a warm afternoon. just like yesterday, as the temperature moves up into the middle 80s, the other line, the moisture line goes down. we'll be drying out in the atmosphere during the day today. now that line creeps up a bit this evening. humidity will be increasing tomorrow, and tomorrow we'll see a combination of clouds and sunshine. today it's sunshine all around. highs in the 80s for philadelphia. 86 degrees. that's the normal high temperature for this time of year. middle 80s for the suburbs, new jersey, and the lehigh valley.
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sunny skies and low humidity in delaware. the high of 84. this morning, philadelphia police are looking for the person whom they say carried out an armed home invasion robbery. that robbery happened last night in mt. airy. here's what we know -- officers tell us they chased the man after he stole a car from a house. the suspect crashed and then ditched that vehicle. that's when officers went door to door looking for him. a delaware county man facing a list of charges will be arraigned today following a standoff yesterday in collingdale. police say jeremy jones threw an explosive device at sheriff's deputies. when they searched his house, they found more explosives. one deputy is recovering from second-degree burns. today a federal judge is expected to decide whether the controversial dune project can continue dune the shore in margate. an expert for the army corps of engineers says the large ponds created during heavy rain a few weekends ago is just a temporary problem. the environmental engineer for margate insists this is the
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can we talk about marlon wayans for a second. he has been entertaining us. >> he is starring in a new nbc show marlon where he plays a single father. >> he is bearing it all in his new netflix film "naked" playing rob anderson who finds himself in the buff over and over again on his wedding day. >>. >> i need a room key. >> i'm sorry, but i didn't hear what you said. i'm trying not to look at your junk. >> i need a room key.
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thank you. >> name? >> rob. i don't see your reservation. >> check under -- >> i'm in room 412. >> you're not. >> get security. >> don't do that. >> good morning. now i feel naked sitting here. >> way too many clothes on right now. >> girl, you better stop. >> this is how i knew i was working my butt the right way. when i was filming the naked scene the girls were coming on set. i would see one and just sit in the background like this. i was like why is she in here? i made sure i got my squats on.
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>> was there a lot of pressure? >> girl, you got to show the goods the right way. >> kick back and i don't know what was going right there. >> it's too much work. >> so when you heard naked were you like i'm all in? >> i heard naked i was like that is cool and then i was just like i knew it would be work but i had to make sure that certain things was right. my makeup artist and hair person was just like make sure everything is right, marlon. >> did you wax and do all of that? >> i didn't wax. i waxed before because when you wax that one lonely tear comes down your eye like the
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commercial. i waxed before and i never heard myself hit that like ahh! dogs was like what the hell? >> what is the difference between waxing and man scaping? >> the buzz -- >> that's enough. >> we got it. >> we have to talk marlon. this is loosely based on your life, right? >> nbc finally got a show on a network with three letters in the acronym. upgraded from wb and cw. i did it, mama. i made it. this is loosely based on my life. just trying to keep family together amidst a divorce. it is a different kind of tv family with a different kind of tv dad. it is a love letter to my family. >> when you walked into the
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studio i gave them a hug. >> my show must be good. >> i come from a family. it can be love and okay. so many different kinds of families. i think you have something. >> i it is an aspirational show. not everything just as back drop of divorce. it's really about family and love and about the cohesive unit of family and how regardless of arguments we have two little white babies. >> they just -- so we just got
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to make sure that at the end of the day that our arguments don't upset them. we have to be adults. you made children with that woman or man and so you have to keep the love alive. >> getting all teary. >> you know i learned something. women like funny. guys like funny. women like funny but they like -- you made me feel something. you made me feel something. >> you wanted to. you had your nails done. >> i did. you have two teenagers. and you have -- >> i think that is apparent. that is our payback. my daughter graduated and when i go into graduation i was like i knew you was smart. i take a picture in that moment.
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>> these jokes take a bit. you like college? let me know what i do. >> i just took them to college. >> it was great. it's great and then she fell in love and then i seen the tuition. i started going community college -- >> marlon, please come back. you can check out "naked" on netflix tomorrow and marlon here
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get ready for the hottest bruty crae beauty craze sweeping the country. >> we are not talking about charcoal on barbecue grill. this is activated charcoal. here to show us some of the greatest products. >> it is everywhere. this is i think the hottest trend for the fall. it's not your summer barbecue. it is activate chd they get by burning coconut shells and leaves particles that absorb toxins. >> did you say coconut shells? >> i thought it was charcoal -- >> it is charcoal from the burn. we haven't done any of our own
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say check with your doctor. you're good. >> it tastes like coconut milk. >> how is the weather? >> the weather is not bad. storms in the middle of the country. nice in the northeast and still hot in the northwest. that's good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. grab your sunglasses. get ready for another beautiful summer day. a warm day, yes. 86 degrees at philadelphia this afternoon. just like yesterday, the humidity will be dropping during the day. sunny skies in the suburbs, 85 the high, up to 85 in new jersey. the shore, a little bit cooler. sea breeze will be blowing. high of 79 degrees. sunshine for the lehigh valley and delaware, into the middle 80s this afternoon. and that's your latest forecast. next she is all that in
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1999 film she is all that. >> now she back in a fun movie called summer in the vineyard. >> rachel plays a wine maker who has gotten together and they have to figure out how to work together in the vineyard and at home. very tricky. >> doing ice cream. completely not wine related. >> we tried. >> we have to -- so much fun. you and your co star have a lot of chemistry. how much fun was it? >> fantastic. he is also just an -- he said he would have chemistry probably with your phone.
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>> it would be a weird movie but it works. >> it was so beautiful. where did you guys shoot it? >> the most stunningly beautiful location where have ever had the pleasure of working. it's east of like vancouver in canada. >> was it warm? >> it was but not crazy. >> did you -- even the opening shot -- >> a drone. >> it's breath taking. >> it's just stunning there. >> you can't really drink on the job. it's frowned upon. >> kathie lee and hoda do it every day. >> kathie lee, rachel lee. come on. >> in the movie you are working together but then living together. have you ever been in a situation where you worked and had to have that relationship in work and then at home? >> yes, i have.
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>> i had the pleasure of working with my husband who is an amazing actor and writer and director on his first feature. >> you guys are a beautiful couple. >> i married up. he made his first feature in a stress full time, the height of the financial crisis. so that was very hard on us as a couple. that's probably no surprise to anybody. >> i know a little bit of something about working with your significant other -- >> were you already married? >> we were married at that point which is good. >> i married my cameraman. >> it totally worked. >> they worked together. >> look at you. >> i like that. >> work place scandal. >> break the news to everybody.
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>> we are fascinated. we never heard that story. >> more about you. >> can we talk about she's all that. i can't believe it's been 18 years. >> what do you think it is? such a cult following. what is it about the film? >> i think it was the first of several films like that that resonated with people at that time. before that there was -- >> thanks. back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning, i'm rosemary connors. it's a few minutes before 10:00 on this thursday. another beauty out there. meteorologist bill henley has the details in the first alert neighborhood forecast. nothing but sunshine. look at the blue sky over the city. the temperatures are climbing. it's going to be a warm afternoon, but just like yesterday, as the temperature moves up into the middle 80s, the other line, the moisture line, goes down. we'll be drying out in the atmosphere during the day today. now that line creeps up a bit this evening. humidity will be increasing
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tomorrow, and tomorrow we'll see a combination of clouds and sunshine. today, sunshine all around. highs in the 80s for philadelphia. 86, that's the normal high for this time of year. middle 80s for the suburbs, new jersey, and the lehigh valley. and sunny skies and low humidity in delaware, the high of 84. south philadelphia is one step closer to getting a casino. the pennsylvania gaming control board has approved the proposal for a hotel and casino at the sports complex. the casino project would have 2,000 slot machines, 200 rooms, plus restaurants. a group pushing for a different casino location now has 30 days to appeal the board's decision. barring such an appeal, the gaming boards will finalize that license for the south philadelphia site. let's head to south jersey where three people are in the hospital this morning after they were shot in cumberland county. police tell us this happened on pearl street in bridgeton last night. so far, investigators have not made any arrests. today a preliminary hearing will continue for most of the 18
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fraternity members who face criminal charges following the death of a student pledge at penn state. i'm rosemary connors. back to "today." whoooo.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hillary clinton hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. ♪ sipping on seven-seven whampl >> what is that? >> it is august 10th and so glad you're spending part of your day with us. we're recuperating from hoda's big day yesterday. >> we had fun, you and me. >> a great time. i surprised you. >> you did. a little tiptoe over to my radio show which we'll talk about a little. >> first, coming up, a


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