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good morning. breaking news. violent protests erupt in charlotte overnight after another deadly police shooting. demonstrators vandalizing closing down an interstate. at least 12 officers injured in clashes. we're there live. motivated by hate. the first terror charges are brought against bombing suspect ahmad rahami. the fbi tracks down rahami's wife overseas. what she's saying to investigators. in the hot seat.
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makes epipens set to face a grilling on capitol hill today over the skyrocketing cost of that life-saving medication. lawmakers demanding answers but can they do anything to reverse the price hike? and bombshell breakup. hollywood reacts to the surprising news to the split of angelina jolie and brad pitt. so what's next for them, their six children and their reported $400 million fortune. today, wednesday, sep 21st, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. it's another busy news morning. let's get right to that breaking news down in charlotte, north carolina. protests over a deadly police-involved shooting there
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latest for us. chris, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. the scene here far different than what it was just a few short hours ago. protesters remained on the streets into the wee hours of the early morning following the shooting of an african-american man that police say was armed and dangerous. but family members say was disabled and carrying nothing more than a book. chaos erupting overnight in charlotte, north carolina. after a 43-year-old black man was fatally shot by police at an apartment complex. >> we got shots fired. one suspect down, legacy court. all officers 10-4, one suspect down. >> reporter: authorities say officers were trying to serve a warrant to a different man tuesday afternoon when they encountered keith lamont scott, who they say was armed.
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armed with a handgun we found on the scene as well. made some imminent threat to them. because of that, at least one of our officers fired rounds at the subject, shooting him. >> reporter: news of scott's death spread quickly, sparking protests near the site of the shooting. >> no justice, no peace. >> reporter: demonstrators faced off with police wearing riot gear. >> why do you have a gas mask? >> reporter: clashing with officers. >> they're jumping on top of cars, have got the entire intersection blocked. we're going to need units down here, really quick. >> reporter: members of scott's family told local news outlets that he was not armed. instead they say he had been clutching a book while waiting to pick up a child after school. a woman who's been identified as a family member of the victim had this to say. >> he didn't have no gun. he wasn't messing with nobody. they jumped out their trucks, they said hands up.
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that's it. >> reporter: officials say at least a dozen officers suffered nonlife-threatening injuries during the protest. now, that was a street sweeper that just came by a few moments ago cleaning up some of the debris, the rocks and the bottles left over from the overnight protests. now, the police officer who shot scott was identified tuesday afternoon -- tuesday night, i should say, as brentley vinson, the african-american. has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. back to you. >> chris clackum down in charlotte for us this morning. thank you very much. another big story we're following, federal terror charges have been filed against the suspect in those bombings and bombing attempts here in new york and new jersey. this as his personal journal reveals much more about a possible motive in the case. let's begin our coverage with nbc national correspondent
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>> reporter: savannah, good morning. that new criminal complaint says the fbi began watching ahmad rahami the day after the first bombing. it says that he was worried he would be captured before he could, quote, carry off his jihad. this as he faces new criminal charges. today ahmad rahami is charged with using weapons of mass destruction in the bombing of public places. new details emerging from his criminal complaint. the fbi says rah ordering materials to build bombs in june, buying some items on ebay under his own names. the day of the bombings rahami drove himself into manhattan through the lincoln tunnel. the ied injured approximately 31 people in new york. one victim had to have multiple ball bearings removed from her body. after a shootout with police, investigators say they found a
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killed with anti-american sentiments. the government continue your slaughter against -- he also praised osama bin laden and anwar al awlaki. the journal ends with god willing, the sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets. gunshots to your police, death to your oppression. tuesday rahami's father, the fbi in 2014. a neighbor told police mohammed called his son a terrorist after ahmad stabbed his brother in a fight. he said he was just angry and had no reason to think his son was a terrorist. with the officers rahami is accused of wounding now rye leased from the hospital -- >> how are you feeling? >> i'm feeling like i got shot in the head.
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>> reporter: investigators are looking into his frequent visits to pakistan and afghanistan. he got married and his wife was granted a visa to enter the u.s. overseas she's been questioned by investigators in the united arab emirates, denying any prior knowledge of the attack. >> we have nothing to indicate at this point that she's involved. >> reporter: this morning a clearer picture of the suspect. one investigators paint anti-american and ready to kill. the criminal complaint also says rahami watched jihad videos from his social media account and added that a family member took cell phone video of him inside his backyard using incendiary devices. back to you. >> all right, thank you. nbc news analyst juan serrati served as a national
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>> we talked about this question whether he acted alone or had help. we're 24 hours further into this right now. based on what you heard or read, are you moving in any direction on that? >> it's clear that there's more suspicion around the family, especially given the information about the video taken at the hom two days prior to the attack which seems to be some sort of test of the incendiary device. that raises questions whether th suggested and certainly suggests as we talked about yesterday that this was not a hermit terrorist. this is an individual still living with his family and not hiding his views in some ways so there are more questions no doubt for the family both abroad and here at home. >> as you say that, we know there was tension between the son and the father. knowing about unusual activity is different than helping someone. >> absolutely right. we've got to be very careful about that. but no doubt authorities are looking very closely at the
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matt, as we've seen over time, these terrorists even if family members aren't aware sometimes have social networks of some sort that are su pouring their cause. so we have to be careful about the lone wolf narrative and mythology because often these are individuals that do have some degree of support. >> we now know, juan, that there was contact with this individual in the sense of talking to the family members after a report about a domestic violence incident, checking databases, the fbiai assessment, which is less than an investigation. the fbi never spoke to rahami himself. understanding that it is easy to have 20/20 hindsight, does that seem like an oversight now? >> well, given what's happened, it does. it seems like talking to him would have been helpful, perhaps checking into his travel records more deeply would have helped as well. the fbi in some ways is whipsawed, though, because they
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have to protect constitutional rights. their guidelines require them to close investigations and these preliminary investigations if there is not evidence that raises suspicions. so they can't just keep lists of people that are potentially problematic. they have to have a reason for that and that really binds what the fbi can do. >> juan, thank you very much. >> thank you, matt. we move to politics now. 48 days till t you're counting and hillary clinton will deliver an address in orlando today laying out her plan for what the campaign is calling an inclusive economy. >> donald trump is holding a rally in toledo, ohio, one of the battleground states he's visited most since securing the republican information. our latest data shows clinton outspending her rival by a 5-1 margin. to date the clinton campaign poured more than $96 million
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trump's campaign just over $17 million. peter alexander is here in new york covering it all. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. we're now just five days away from that crucial first presidential debate. this morning donald trump is fighting back against tough new questions about his charitable foundation and whether it violated laws that prohibit nonprofit leaders from using charity money to benefit themselves or their businesses. under scrutiny again this morning, donald trump's charitab new york's attorney general, a democrat, telling nbc news he's looking into whether trump used money from the charity to pay for his own legal settlements. "the washington post" reporting trump spent $258,000 to settle various lawsuits. that includes a deal with a golfer who made a million dollar hole in one during a charity tournament at one of trump's courses but later settled for $158,000 because of a rules dispute. that payment reportedly coming not from a business or personal
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>> instead of those businesses paying money, trump had his charity pay money. that's against the rules if you use your charity's money to pay off debts your businesses have incurred. >> reporter: "the post" also reporting this 4-foot tall portrait of trump was purchased with $10,000 of charity money. overnight the trump campaign responding, accusing "the post" of getting their facts wrong but not identifying a single example, adding there was not and could not be motive for the trump foundation to make improper payments. >> i mean honestly, places like afghanistan are safer than some of our inner cities. >> reporter: mocking hillary clinton for taking a day off the trail, tweeting sleep well, hillary, see you at the debates. in fact clinton spent the day working, hosting a counterterrorism call with national security advisers. meanwhile donald trump jr. is still under fire for a tweet comparing refugees to poisoned
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>> if we had a bowl of skittles on this table and three of the thousand were poisonous, would you take from the bowl? >> reporter: twitter igniting with outrage including this photo of a young syrian refugee. mike pence responding with nbc's kelly o'donnell. >> i think what's insensitive is to turn a blind eye to policies that are very likely compromising the safety and security of the american people. >> reporter: the campaign blame the firestorm on peopl correct than safe, praising don jr. as a tremendous asset. ironically according to the bbc this morning, the british man who took that original photo, that image of the bowl of skittles used in donald trump jr.'s tweet was himself a refugee. matt and savannah. >> thank you. we told you about those violent demonstrations in charlotte overnight. protests are also growing over yet another fatal police shooting, this one of an unarmed
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janet shamlian is there. janet, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. these videos have touched a nerve well beyond tulsa. they are sparking frustration and anger all across the country. and now this morning for the first time, we are hearing the officer's side of the story. protests in tulsa, as a wave of outrage grows this morning over the death of terence crutcher. >> why is he being treated like a criminal when he's done nog unarmed father of four with his hands in the air being shot by officer betty shelby stirring anger. from the campaign trail where hillary clinton tweeted this should be intolerable. and basketball player dwyane wade posting we must show our strength as a black community more. >> shots fired! >> reporter: crutcher was tasered by one officer and shot by another. for more than two minutes, no one goes to check on him. he died later at the hospital.
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tiffany. >> the excessive force and all of that is just uncalled for when someone's hands are up. and that's what happened. >> reporter: this morning, officer betty shelby's side of the story from her attorney. >> she became concerned about him reaching for his left pocket, despite being commanded not to. >> reporter: according to a report in the "tulsa world" citing the lead investigator on the case, a vial of pcp was found in crutcher's vehicle. that is true, it's no justification for deadly force. >> this was an unjustified killing. the position of the family is resolution on this matter. >> reporter: unlike what we saw in charlotte last night, the protests here have been peaceful, but they come amid calls from terence crutcher's family for charges to be filed against that officer. matt and savannah. >> janet, thank you.
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convoy in syria. it has led the u.n. to suspend all aid deliveries there. the obama administration is now blaming russia for the bombing. here is nbc's bill neely. >> reporter: good morning, matt and savannah. there have been more bitter exchanges between the u.s. and russia over this, one of the worst incidents of this long war, the destruction of that aid convoy. here in syria today, not a single piece of aid has got through to the hundreds of thousands of people who aid convoys have been fired on before in syria, but never like this. food, clothes and medical supplies for 78,000 people targeted. aid workers killed. it was hit just 30 minutes after the latest cease-fire ended. >> more than 20 vehicles, 20 trucks -- >> reporter: u.s. officials have told reuters that two russian
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the white house blames russia. >> there only could have been two entities responsible, either the seyrian regime or the russin government. >> reporter: russia says it didn't do it and claims syrian warplanes can't fly at night. moscow concedes it was tracking the convoy with a drone and blames this rebel vehicle carrying a heavy weapon. the u.n. says it knew the area to the clearly marked convoy. >> if this attack was deliberate, it could well amount to a war crime. >> reporter: more air strikes are now killing and injuring and a merciless war is dragging on. while it may be difficult to prove who did this and reports this morning of another attack on a medical clinic here aleppo killing four workers. rebels blaming an air strike.
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>> bill neely, thank you. mr. roker here with a first check of the weather. >> there's some severe weather in the upper midwest and flood watches involved. you can see heavy thunderstorms moving between minneapolis and green bay. flood watches in effect today. six million people. rainfall rates 1 to 2 inches per hour. there's a risk of strong storms from omaha, minneapolis, all we could be looking at hail, some ind wiwind, even a risk fo flooding. we are talking about areas picking up 3 to 4 but locally up to 6 inches of rain. with the ground saturated from heavy rains, we could be looking
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the company's ceo facing a grilling on capitol hill today. we're there live. and a hollywood breakup shocking fans. angelina jolie and brad pitt calling it quits. why is the actor seeking sole physical custody of their six children. first, this is "today" on nbc. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face.
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it is 7:27. for most part, this is a look from the venice. a few clouds out there. 76degrees. 87% humidity. a little steamy. 727 in largo. 76 in riverview. lutz, 75. 76 and bartow starting at 77. each hour of your wednesday, 81 degrees at 9:00 a.m. and just a 10% rain chance along the coast in the next few hours. and that goes up to 20% at noon. 30% in the afternoon and evening with a high of 9 to. tomorrow's rain chance drops to 20%. still hot with 90 and 90 friday. a look at the roadways right now. we are starting to see slow-and- go traffic off of the howard frankland bridge from the hump into tampa. typically slow during this time
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. 7:30 wednesday morning, the 21st of september, 2016. you wave hello and we'll wave good morning, nice to have you along. >> good to have everyone along. let's take a look at some headlines right now. fatal police shooting in charlotte sparks violent protests overnight. at least 12 officers were injured. fires were set on an interstate. tear gas was used to disperse the crowd. the demonstration came hours after they were searching for a suspect. >> at this point all we know is
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gets out with a weapon. they engage him and one of the officers felt a lethal threat and fired his weapon. >> the officer who opened fire is on administrative leave as that shooting is being investigated. federal terrorism charges have now been filed against ahmad rahami, the man accused of the weekend bombing attacks in new york and new jersey. the fbi has interviewed rahami's wife in the united arab she claims she had no knowledge of her husband's plans. hillary clinton returns to the campaign trail after taking tuesday off. she has events planned in florida, while donald trump will be holding rallies in the state of ohio. today's campaign moment, a tweet from donald trump that turned internet users into historians. he said hillary clinton is trying to steal his idea of holding rallies in front of airplanes. here's what he tweeted.
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copying my airplane rallies. in fact, however, politicians have been doing this for decades. twitter dug up and posted numerous examples, everybody from president obama, mccain, kerry, bush, reg an, kennedy. one tweeted out a photo of eisenhower doing it back in 1953. >> so there you go. >> there's the campaign moment. now to the breakup that a lot of people are talking about, angelina jolie filing for divorce from brad pitt. this morning both actors are speakiut natalie is out in los angeles with more on this. natalie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt. in the world of a-lists, brad and angelina were in a league of their own. but after 12 years and six children together, brangelina is no more. on monday, just weeks after their two-year wedding anniversary, angelina jolie filed for divorce from brad pitt. in court papers obtained by nbc
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differences and asked for sole physical custody of the couple's six kids with pitt granted visitation. she will always do what's best for her children. >> brad and angelina both came into the marriage with very different ideas of parenting. over the years they would tell people one of them was very strict and the other was very soft. and so parenting, it's safe to say, a pretty intense >> reporter: the couple last spotted together in l.a. in july met in 2003 on the set of "mr. & mrs. smith." >> on a scale of how happy are you as a couple? >> 10 being perfectly happy and 1 being miserable? >> reporter: when pitt was married to jennifer aniston. both denied allegations of an affair. >> do i need to defend that i'm a decent woman? i sure hope i don't.
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>> reporter: three adopted and three biological children later, the couple finally tied the knot in 2014, jolie painting a picture of domestic bliss to tom brokaw. >> it was just a feeling of security and comfort that we always had but that recommitting after ten years of being together, not because we had to but because we were absolutely sure we felt that much of a family. >> reporter: but recently rumors of marital strife. drugs and alcohol and had an extramarital affair. >> both sides say there was no truth to rumors that there was infidelity or substance abuse. brad made it really clear that his focus is on the kids. i think he's very worried right now about his access to the kids. >> reporter: actor and friend of the form el couple, george clooney, reacting in an interview with cnn. >> it's an unfortunate story about a family.
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the first i've heard of it. >> reporter: jolie is not seeking any spousal or child support. we'll have much more on this coming up on "access hollywood." >> lisa bloom will look into this for us. >> a little queasy to talk about this, to be perfectly honest, because nobody knows what happened over than those two and perhaps their kids. also, lisa, isn't it true that a lot of information that comes is put there so that leverage can be gained either to get a settlement or to gain some advantage in court? >> absolutely, that's very common. however, in miss jolie's defense, she's not asking for spousal support or child support, just sole physical custody of those children. >> let's talk about that. is that unusual? with the typical disposition be you share physical custody and
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something over and above the normal to say i am entitled to sole physical custody of my clients. >> this is how the case is going to turn out. you're going to get 50-50 legal and physical custody. you're both going to share the important decisions about the kids and you're going to get roughly 50-50 time with the kids unless, unless there is abuse or new governor-ele neglect and that's not alleged he have from ms. jolie is she feels this is in the best interests of the children. >> do we know about prenup? >> we don't know. it would shock me that a couple with this level of earnings does not have a prenup but a lot of people go into marriage without one. >> they have been married two years, legally married. they were together about a decade. when you start looking into the division of assets and you're trying to do a divorce proceeding, do you look at that whole period of time, the ten years, or just the time of the
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the legal marriage is irrelevant. they both are the parents and have rights to visitation and custody. when it comes to property, marriage is very significant. all of the property gained during the marriage will be split roughly 50-50 unless there is that prenup. >> we keep talking about the kids, the kids, the kids. there are six children here, and i think for their sake we have to be very careful about what we say. >> and from all they say, they want what's best for those kids. let's get a check of the >> well, we are looking at some really warm weather to talk about as we get into the latter part of the week. widespread warmth with fall starting thursday at 10:21 a.m. tomorrow. look at these temperatures over the next several days. it will be in the 90s in st. louis, upper 80s knoxville, d.c. the upper 80s, jacksonville upper 80s and as we get out west, here's where the chill comes in. here's where we start to feel a little bit more fall-like.
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seattle will be in the upper 50s, billings upper 50s, low 80s in denver. albuquerque, temperatures in the upper 70s. that's more like it and it starts to make its way east toward the weekend. get that weather any time you need it, check out the weather channel on cable. coming up, how the family of jonbenet ramsey is fighting back after a review of evidence in the murder mystery for a tv show points the finger at her brother.
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tom costello has been covering this story and is on capitol hill this morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is all the more awkward because the ceo's father is a united states senator from west virginia. but she is expected to tell congress the reason the epipen is so expensive is because of the money they put into redesigning the epipen and the company has no plans to cut the price. perhaps the most scorned ceo of the year will today face the scorn of congress. than me. >> reporter: so far only once has mylan's ceo faced tough questions on camera over the dramatic price increases for the epipen, going from less than $100 to more than $600 just as her compensation took off. >> you're making $18 million a year. you understand how that looks. >> brian, look, i understand better than anyone that facts are inconvenient to headlines. >> reporter: and this morning
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mother helped lead the effort to get epipens in all schools. as the head of the national association of state boards of education. gale manchin was appointed to the board of education by her husband, joe manchin. in a statement she tells nbc news my only concern and motivation was and always will be how we can protect as many children as possible from a life-threatening allergic reaction. mylan is saying the company is not the only provider of epinephrine injectors and give four epipens a year for free to any school who requests them. bion capitol hill, bipartisan outrage is growing. >> they spent over the last few years millions of dollars trying to get schools to stockpile this drug. >> we want them to earn a profit, but really?
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>> reporter: but this morning the company says those numbers don't tell the whole story. mylan's profit, it says, it only $100 per epipen two-pack. in addition, the company says it's worked hard to get epipen in schools where they're needed and a lot of people think that $100 profit per two-pack is a bit excessive. guys, back to you. >> tom costello, thank you. just ahead, what happened when blake shelton tried to bla the gwen voice." and with my moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, the possibility of a flare was almost always on my mind. thinking about what to avoid, where to go... and how to deal with my uc. to me, that was normal. until i talked to my doctor. she told me that humira helps people like me get uc under control and keep it under control when certain medications
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just ahead, what song you think is the happiest song of all time. >> is that your happy song? >> it's one of them. >> find out what the rest of them are. millions use them every day but
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sarasota, starting at 78. clearwater is at 77. plant city at 77. brooksville at 75. during the day, that onshore wind flow is going to come in off the gulf of mexico. it's going to bring us our first few showers around lunchtime, especially west of 75. but even as the storms push farther and farther inland, some upper-level dry air will keep the rain chance lower than yesterday at just 30%. and now tomorrow morning, officially begins fall. you won't notice it because it will still feel summer of like, lower. hot at 90 but a 20% rain chance and a 20% friday. leslee, how about traffic? it's slow and go through ybor city. 20 minutes westbound on i-4. veterans expressway, not too bad. slowing there southbound. and we've got big delays westbound through valrico. and then ease up and through brandon, hit the brakes again highway 60. and an accident on highway 60 at dover road.
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and mcmullen booth at cedar street, the safety harbor area, an collision there. and that's the tying up lanes. and then also southbound u.s. 19, typical slowing, it is rush hour. and let's take a look at downtown tampa in the heart. not too bad but approaching downtown, once you come away from bearss and move in there, that's where you really get slow and go. and the howard frankland bridge, heavy into tampa. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i know more about isis then the generals do. john mccain, a war hero. he's not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured ok. donald trump compared his sacrifices to the
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? he just wants to be beautiful ? >> it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, "fighting back." a new tv documentary putting jonbenet ramsey's brother back in the spotlight, concluding he was responsible for her death. why his lawyer is calling that ? then, walk it off. >> stepping, stepping, stepping. >> those popular fitness trackers count every last step, but do they really work? we put them to the test. and playing the gwen stefani card. >> i do have some serious
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world. >> blake shelton tries to use his girl friend to snag a contestant on "the voice." did it work? today, september 21, 2016. good morning, bismarck, north dakota! >> good morning to all of our friends in birmingham, alabama. >> hello, wisconsin. go pack, go! >> hello to michigan. >> hey mom, back in texas, thanks so much for watching my dogs while i'm in new york. >> we should be teaching but we're playing hooky on the "today" show. we're back now, 8:00 on a wednesday morning. it's the 21st day of september, 2016. it's a nice day here in new york
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are waking up as well. >> we've got a beautiful morning. just ahead jill martin is here with a great "steals and deals." oh, she's in the bathtub. we'll have actually a lot of different items that will help make your beauty routine more affordable. >> we'll all be a part of that in some way. before we get to that, let's get a check of the morning's top stories. it is time for the news at 8:00. >> reporter: now to the latest on the tro i'm miguel almaguer in elizabeth, new jersey, where federal investigators say they began watching their suspect here at his family home the day after the bombing. now they want to know if he had any help. ahmad rahami hit with federal charges, including the use of a weapon of mass destruction. in this criminal complaint just filed, new insight into the terror he's accused of spreading from new jersey -- >> everybody get off of this
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the explosion on 23rd street in manhattan propelling this 100-pound dumpster more than 120 feet. 31 people injured in the blast. some hit with ball bearings and shrapnel. the complaint also painting a dark picture of rahami, revealing his social media revealed extremist content. after monday's shootout and arrest, police recovered a handwritten journal in his possession containing anti-american sentiments. it said he praised al qaeda leaders, osama bin laden and anwar al awlaki as well as the ft. hood shooter who shot and killed 13 people in 2009. it ends, the fbi says, with cod willing, the sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets. gunshots to your police. death to your oppression. according to the criminal complaint. rahami began ordering material
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of the investigators are also looking into the 28-year-old's multiple visits to pakistan and afghanistan. a senior law enforcement official telling nbc news his pakistani wife, who was overseas during the attacks, was questioned in the united arab emirates. she tells the fbi she knew nothing about her husband's plans. >> what did you tell them? >> reporter: tuesday rahami's father, spoke to the fbi in 2014. a neighbor telling police he called his son a terrorist after ahmad stabbed his brother during a fight. mohammed rahami later told the fbi he was just angry and had no reason to think his son was a terrorist. two years later, investigators say this was his jihad. what federal officials still don't know is where those bombs were made. they say there is no trace they
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home just behind me. matt. >> all right, miguel, thank you very much. in the meantime the mayor of charlotte, north carolina, appealing for calm following a night of street protests that turned violent. demonstrators gathered after a police officer shot and killed 43-year-old keith scott while looking for a different person with an outstanding warrant. officials say scott had stepped out of a car holding a gun. his family denies that he was armed. protesters blocked a highway, some rocks were cars, they were vandalized. police responded with tear gas. at least 12 officers were treated for minor injuries. samsung is promising to have enough galaxy note 7 phones to replace half of those covered in a massive recall. the rest should arrive by the end of the month. many owners have traded in their phones for other models. the consumer product safety commission recalled 1 million of those smartphones because the
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fires. replacement phones have batteries from a different supplier. over a third of owners say they'll be opting for refunds instead of new samsung phones. just ahead, a new review of evidence in the murder of jonbenet ramsey for a television documentary point the finger at her brother. this morning, how the ramsey family is responding. and we've got a special rossen reports to help you cut the facts. >> i'm jeff rossen. coming up, we're all trying to stay fit and now than ever with fitness apps for than ever with fitness apps for your phone and people always say let's just get a sandwich or something. you don't just learn how to drive... or solve the world's problems... be a dad... "or something" and we don't just make sandwiches "or something" we hand-slice avocado, pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and craft every sandwich clean from top to bottom...
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we're back. it's 8:09. a new series in the 20-year-old murder investigation of jonbenet
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attention these days. >> joe fryer has more. what's going on? >> reporter: first the o.j. simpson story inspired a new crop of programs, now the mystery surrounding jonbenet ramsey's murder is getting a lot of attention on tv with two programs drawing two very different conclusions about what happened. this morning, the ramsey family attorney is fighting back, promising to file a lawsuit against one of those shows. as the 20-year anniversary of jonbenet ramsey's death draws closer, the generating a wave of renewed interest and controversy. on cbs a two-night series called "the case of jonbenet ramsey" brought together a team of investigators, including the chief investigator for the boulder district attorney at the time of the murder. they spent months digging into the evidence and conclude with a theory point a finger at the girl's 9-year-old brother, burke. >> i think burke was upset with circumstances or christmas presents, he probably would have
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after anger he may have struck her with na flashlight. >> i think we all agree on that. >> yes. >> yes. >> reporter: that theory is drawing the ire of burke's attorney who plans to sue for defamation, something he did successfully more than 15 years ago. in a statement he said no fair-minded person can condone this false and heinous television attack by cbs on a young man for ratings and profits. in response, cbs says it stands by the in court. >> i did not kill my daughter, jonbenet. >> i did not have anything to do with it. >> reporter: the ramseys have always maintained their innocence and burke was exonerated by authorities in 1999. still, with the anniversary looming, knowing so many tv programs would surface, burke wanted to get his story out. he broke his silence for the first time during an interview that aired on "dr. phil." >> there still are people that
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sister. >> yes. >> what do you say about that? >> look at the evidence or the lack thereof. >> reporter: earlier this month in a documentary on a & e called "the killing of jonbenet, the truth uncovered," experts offered another theory that dna evidence points to an intruder, not someone from the ramsey family. >> i think the unescapable conclusion is that an unidentified male committed this crime. as soon as there's a hit, he will be nailed and solve the crime. >> reporter: bottom line, nearly 20 years later, no solid answers and still a number of conflicting theories. the boulder police department says the case remains open and a couple detectives do still receive information on a regular basis. back to you guys. >> joe fryer, thank you. let's take a turn now. al is here with a check of the weather. >> let's see what's happening. we've got the ghost of julia still hanging off the east coast, remnants of payne pushing
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some strong storms firing up near minneapolis and just to the west of chicago. could be some airport delays later this morning. afternoon highs 90s into the mid-section of the country from the gulf coast. humidity levels high here in the northeast so it will feel even warmer than the 80s that are predicted. those strong storms, possible flooding from minneapolis, minnesota, all the way into central wisconsin. some showers along the central florida coast. look for that rain lingering in the southeast and some gusty showers through the southwest.
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>> and that's your latest weather. savannah. >> thank you so much. let's find what's trending today. let us start with the awkward moment in the wake of the brangelina news. how sad will you be not to say brangelina anymore? you know what, getting that out of the vocabulary is hard. george clooney just happened to be at the u.n. when the story broke so it fell to cnn's richard ross to ask him about it. >> it's a big story. you're friends with both of them. your thoughts, any thoughts, she's a humanitarian, angelina, and your friend brad. >> what happened? >> they're divorcing. >> i didn't know that. i feel very sorry. that's a sad story and unfortunate for a family, an unfortunate story about a
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first i've heard of it. >> our hearts go out to richard ross here. first of all, he had to ask clooney about it. clooney clearly hadn't heard the news. also he is a seasoned correspondent, covers the wars in iraq and afghanistan, the berlin wall and then he finds himself having to ask -- >> in an unenviable position. >> and he did it well. >> who it was more awkward for actually. >> hearts go out t >> was it wednesday? all right. so you've always asked what is the happiest song in the world. you've always asked that. >> i've wondered. >> now we have an answer to that question and it comes from science. researchers at the university of missouri studied 126 songs from the last 50 years and came up with a specific formula. yes, carson, an algorithm that took into things like beats per minute, lyrics. what's the happiest song in the world?
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>> i am so sorry, no, it's not. any other guesses before we get to the answer? it was "don't stop me now" by queen. >> what? i don't even know that song. ? >> what? >> what do you mean what? that is the happiest song in the world. >> you've got to be kidding. >> why is the happiest song in the world making al so happy? >> what's your hapt the world? >> "wake me up before you go go". >> my changes every week but the song "me too," -- >> what's your happy song? >> i go with "rubber band man" by the spinners. i love that, it makes me smile. >> what's yours, savannah?
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>> carson? >> "beautiful day" by u2 always makes me feel good, happy. >> 126 songs in 50 years? >> it's a new algorithm, okay? >> what an odd number. >> the algorithm is very picky. they say there's nothing sweeter than a mother's love. that was on display yesterday during a baseball game. here is the orioles first baseman making his debut and, yes, his first hit is a home run. look at mom. look at mom. she had the best reaction. the shock, the disbelief written all over her face. by the way, she's a lifelong orioles fan so of course that makes it even better, and she got to keep the ball. so cute. >> she was a little too surprised like she didn't believe her son could hit it out. >> always looking for the dark side.
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the first lady, michelle obama. stephen colbert's guest last night and shared her impression of her husband. have a look. >> malia will start it because she usually asks the serious question. dad, tell us about your day. and what about that conversation on global warming. and barack -- sasha and i are like oh, god, no, don't get him started. and he said well, i'm glad you asked that. let me just -- let me just one, and then 1a and then 1a and b and sasha and i are like, oh! >> mrs. obama also joking that her husband loves to hear gossip at the dinner table because, quote, he has no life, end quote. her words, not mine. all right. and to one hotel guest, rather unusual celebrity request. he reserved a room in california
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goldbloom so he asked that the room stash photos of jeff all over the room. he was kidding. but when the couple got to their room, look at what they found. photos of jeff goldbloom were everywhere, in the bathroom, by the bed, next to the phone, all over the room. the man and his girlfriend were indeed shocked but thankful for the incredible customer service. >> why didn't i think of that? >> there we go. finally to "the voice." we've got some pretty good talent this year but the coaches will obviously s to woo some of the artist to their team. miley cyrus using her godmother, dolly parton. last night blake shelton an artist who likes reggae music was leaning towards adam but blake brought up somebody close to his heart. >> maybe wondering how i can help you -- >> i'm wondering how you help him. >> i do have some serious connections in that reggae ska world these days.
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really? you're going to do that? >> yes, really. >> i think i'm going to have to pick blake over you. >> yes! >> i'm not afraid to say that i blade the gwen stefani card. i mean, hey, if you've got it, you've got to use it. >> that's right. and it worked. >> best season yet. this one of "the voice" is really awesome. >> good job, carson. >> thank you. now to called cutting the fat today. we've tackled restrictive diets and high intensity workouts. this morning a look at fitness trackers. >> a lot of people wonder how accurate are they. our national correspondent decided to try them out. jeff, good morning. >> hey, guys, good morning to you. so many of us trying to hit that magic number of 10,000 steps every day. whether it's your smartphone counting your steps or a fitness tracker you wear on your wrist like this one, we expect them to get it right, down to the step,
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they really? this morning i'm putting the most popular fitness trackers to the test. wait until you see the results. i'm going to get all my steps in today. who says you can't exercise at work? working up quite a little sweat here. i'm hitting the streets. stepping, stepping, stepping, and the hallways. fitness trackers on my phone and my wrist counting every step. but are they really accurate? first, we're going to test out the free fitness apps for y phones. we're trying out apple health for iphones and google fit for android devices. i'm going to put both in my hand and go about my day. theoretically both devices should count the same number of steps. walking all over 30 rock. this is where i do all the editing. strolling to different floors. taking the apps everywhere. the cameraman is running now so i guess we're running.
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little weird. and the results are in. the iphone says i walked 3,140 steps. the google fit for android says i walked 3,036 steps. both apple and google telling nbc news they have no comment. remember, these are free apps on your phone. what if your actually spending money on those special fitness trackers. are those devices accurate? to find out, i'm wearing three fitness trackers on the same wrist. ri the garmin vivo smart hr and this is the fitbit charge hr. let's see what happens and get to stepping. now i'm walking around new york city for more than an hour. oh, baby. ending up in central park. >> everybody is talking about them, everybody's wants one. >> we're going to see which one is the most accurate. >> fabulous. >> the fitbit says i walked 5,188 steps. check the garmin.
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so a lot more. but the jawbone says i walked the most. a whopping 6,271 steps. so what are you supposed to believe? >> hop up onto the treadmill. >> to find out, i came here to the performance lab at new york's hospital for special surgery. that mask measures my calorie burn. my producers count 500 steps. >> 498, 500, jump off. >> well, that's comfortable. >> i hop off to crunch the numbers on steps. the fitbit was the closest with 502. the garmin 520. and the jawbone, 559 steps. but the real headline here is the calories, right? we all want to know how many calories we burn. what is your the official number from your computer? >> 19.9 calories. >> northboune of them were clos.
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calories. fitbit 67 cal reese, more than triple your number. the garmin was the highest, saying i burned 78 calories, nearly quadruple what i burned. >> the trackers are designed to motivate and encourage healthy lifestyles. garmin adding the position on the wrist matters if multiple devices were worn at the same time and whether it's on your go for a walk, go for a jog but don't expect absolute precision from your fitness tracker. back to you devise. >> who wears a fitness tracker here? >> it comes with the ipod. >> on your wrist? >> huh-uh. >> you get the prize for the most steps. >> debra got me a treadmill desk so when i'm at my desk, i'm walking. >> so how many a day. >> between 15,000 and 20,000. >> that's just crazy.
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steps a day and it's hard. i ask al and he's got 20,000. >> i'm in competition with my son, nick. he's got an apple watch too. >> i thought it was cool for a time. i would walk around my apartment to try to get 20 more steps to make it an even number. >> i like the fact that debra has the remote control of your treadmill. >> deb, deb, stop this crazy thing! >> just ahead "steals
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. a good wednesday morning. it is 8:27 and we have auto check on the weather. >> it feels pretty nice. basically dry across the
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77 degrees. 75 in lakeland. 78, sarasota. i expect an afternoon high just a degree above average with a 30% rain chance. >> all right. not too bad ton veterans' expressway as you just saw on that camera. and some pockets of congestion, but not too bad. 17 minutes here. and 301 to 275, that is pretty typical for this time of the morning and also coming away from i-75 you brakes. southbound on 275, heavy all the way to about downtown, but the heart of downtown, not bad. back to you. >> leslie, thank you. and a killer is on the loose this morning. someone murdered the 95-year- old in his highlands county home on wellington drive. the investigators found the body, but they won't say how it happened. the neighbors tell us he recently had people doing work at the house.
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if you have any information, please call police. for more news, please visit wfla.com. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he's a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. he's not a serious adult. i can't vote for donald trump given the things that he said. trump should not be supported. i believe he's disqualified himself to be president.
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it's 8:30, wednesday, the 21st of september, 2016, middle of the week, great morning, lots of smiling faces. look at that darling lady adorable. coming up, it is "steals & deals" time. jill martin is here with must-haves for fall beauty. >> is your mind causing you to do a little overreading? maria shriver is back with more of our brain power "today" series.
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us with "superstore" and more. today we are looking at wet weather. but the global temperature averages, this is the 16th consecutive month of record warm temperatures. as a whole, 2016 is on track to be the hottest year on record. so it has been a toasty one so far all around the globe. closer to home, it is way above normal. unseasonable heat along the gulf coast. heavy rain along the southern west is looking a little on the damp side ads well. tomorrow we expect to see showers starting to taper off. storms and some flooding possible in the upper mississippi river valley. heavy rain out through the intermountain region and heat
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>> don't forget, go to weather channel on cable weather.com. y sirius xm host. there you go, let's head back inside. >> i like that love is in the air. now to our special series "brain power," a look at how your brain could be making it harder for you to lose weight. >> maria shriver is back with us again. >> nice to seeing you all again.
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habits have a personal flaw. now a new study of the brain may offer them some relief and could explain why some people can't better control their eating. for myrtle green, food is her best friend and worst enemy. the 5'4" mom weighing up to 240 pounds, her overeating a compulsion. >> he started like, oh, god, did i eat that whole box of cookies? i actually blame myself because i felt like i didn't willpower to stop or pull away from the table. >> but now new research suggests obese people's love affair with food may not be caused by lack of willpower but because their brains are wired differently. >> this study took four years. what's the word you would describe when you saw the results? >> shocking. >> in her study at the university of texas southwestern, dr. nancy pusaferi compared how the brains of 15
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versus 15 obese women like myrtle after both had eaten an identical meal and reported being full. >> so these are the areas of the brain that receive that information about what's ple pleasurable. >> once the lean women were full, their brains showed no interest in food but brains of the obese women still lit up. >> it says if they haven't eaten at all, their brain is still revved up and driving them to obese subjects through weight loss surgery. six months after thinning down, she found their brain responses to food actually changed, looking more like the lean women's. but a year after surgery, their brains returned to craving food, even after the women were full. >> their brains started shifting back to their old stance. >> their old obese brain, so it started becoming their enemy
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so hard for obese people to keep weight off long term. myrtle, who was also in the study, lost 50 pounds with her surgery and says her yearning for sweets initially stopped. but a year later, they came back. >> i noticed that i still have the lust after certain foods. >> what is the message to people who are struggling with their weight? is it now that you have an excuse, sit back, it's okay? >> i think it's know that don't expect it to be anything but difficult. you can still lose weight, it's just going to take a tremendous effort. >> myrtle says knowing her brain is wired this way empowers her to take control. exercising more and weighing herself daily, to combat her mind's natural impulses. >> i must acknowledge that those brain patterns are there and with that knowledge work through it to do better.
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researchers still don't know why the brains of some obese people are wired differently. is it genetic or does becoming overweight actually cause your brain to change? doctors hope to develop medicines to counteract these brain changes so they can actually treat obesity as a disorder of the brain, much like they do depression. that's where the doctor is saying is the future. >> i think this is really good because there are some people who write this off and look at someone who's extremely we willpower issue. but this looks right at biology. >> the doctor was saying when people would come in, they would say to her there's something in my brain, my brain is different, which is why they did the study. she said it turns out they're actually right so she's hoping people will be more compassionate. >> it's so fascinating. you think of everybody on that yo-yo diet and now it totally makes sense. >> she's saying don't use it as an excuse but for all of us to have a little bit more compassion.
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>> can we show the picture of you guys from 35 years ago? >> no, no, no, no. it's like 10 years ago. we both look exactly the same. >> i look exactly the same and he has more hair. she said he was making a move on me. >> i did say that. >> lit up my brain. >> go to today.com. >> it was 35 years ago. coming up, deals" on some of the hottest products of the season.
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>> we have guest stars and we're going to start our pamper in style with billy bush. can i just say billy's eyes, he had a little puff this morning because he's so upset about brad and angelina breaking up. is there anything you can do to help him? >> in addition to the cucumbers, we have a skin care set for him. the retail $145, it's a three-piece set. exfoliating cleanser, primer and repair. but billy it has in each of the products. it helps anti-aging and it brightens skin. the retail $145. the deal is $37 for the set. >> that's a bargain. >> okay. next we have the lovely and talented kathie lee and hoda. hi, ladies. >> so a lot of this is colors
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eyeliner, the pure cosmetics, retail $155. it's a five-piece set. >> really nice stuff. >> it looks good on you. >> oh, my gosh, i'm doing the purple like you did. >> is it purple? >> mine is. >> do you get these brushes? >> you get the foundation, the cheek and lip, the mascara, eyeliner and lip gloss. hopefully you have brushes that go along with them. retail is $155. the deal is $29 for the set. >> thank you, ladies. >> now this -- >> what's this? >> we've got matt and al. hair tools we thought were appropriate. and they're heated hair tools. they really help make your hair straight. >> see how much straighter it's getting? >> it's 450 degrees and gets there in five minutes so be careful. although you have a lot of hair, it might burn the scalp.
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within five minutes so it helps straighten your hair without frizz. the retail is $169. so you either get the heated brush or you get the blow drier and the brush. so it's that or that. again, 450 degrees and it's actually less than two minutes. >> did you tell us the price? >> the deal is $45, 73% >> cameron has the -- tamron has the nail department. >> tamron has interesting nail colors. the ncla nail polish, retail $54. it's the choice of three sets and each represent a different zodiac sign. you can see the set that you get on today.com. celebrities include beyonce, madonna, and kylie jenner.
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>> this is virgo is the blue. >> you can stock up for holidays and split up the set. now, after you win -- >> a little pampering. >> a balloon bath. >> hi. >> so this is the bath set and the retail is $56.98. car sson has a lot going on. soap and mist. >> you don't get our puppy with a purpose. >> the deal is $18. 68% off. >> so cute. here's the rubber ducky, carson. >> thank you. >> so let's run through the products one more litime. we have the skin care set, the makeup, the hair tools, the ncla nail polish set and the bath set. if you have any questions, you
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back now at 8:46. you know the saying you are what you eat? research now shows you can actually take that litey. health, what should you be snacking on and what should you avoid? dr. frank lipman is the best-selling author of "the new health rules." doctor, great to have you here. >> great to be here. >> i have problem at airports. i eat junk stuff, chips, chocolate bars. you said you could help me get much healthier with three basic steps. >> absolutely. >> the first is eat fermented foods. >> right.
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fermented black tea, fermented vegetables. >> what is it about the fermentation process that makes you healthier? >> these give you the good bacteria that help your gut. so we now have this term the microbio, all the bacteria in your gut. we used to think bacteria are bad for you. but most of the bacteria, for you. they help you make vitamins that crowd out the bad guys and good for your immune system. >> how often should we eat them? >> one serving a day. >> can i have the hot dog with the sauerkraut? >> if you take the roll away, yes. >> we've always been told to eat green leafy vegetables. you want us to eat stalks and stems. >> the stalks of the broccoli,
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those feed those good guy bacteria we talk about. that's fertilizer for the good probiotics. most of us cut those off. eat them. they're good for your body and good for the bacteria. >> in some ways you almost have to eat some of these with fat? >> great question. so if you don't put fat on these vegetables, like olive oil or you put some avocado in your salad, a lot of the nutrients in these vegetables are not going to be absorbed bse fat soluable. >> but not butter, you're talking olive oil. >> good fats. fats made by god, not by man. >> you also say we should all know our numbers. what are you talking about? >> the numbers that i'm talking about are there are lots of indicators that are poimportant for health, but the two most important for health promotion and disease prevention are your
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a1c. it's a much better measure than the fasting blood sugar. one in three americans are prediabetic so that's an epidemic. if you're prediabetic you're more prone to type 2 diabetes, cancer, and even alzheimer's disease. >> vitamin d, 58-year-old man, consuming? >> that depends on your level. your level should be between 50 and 80 which is much higher than we used to think was normal. so it all depends on your level. have your level checked. increase your vitamin d levels if you need to. >> so fermented foods, stalks and stems and know your numbers. >> exactly. >> doctor, thank you very much. just ahead, we're going to catch up with america ferrera but first this is "today" on
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8:51, time for birthdays. al, you're up. >> let's take the smucker's jar out for a spin and see who's out there. happy 100th birthday to mr. sam hollinger. this active guy is from buffalo gap, virginia. he said the secret to longevity
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she got her driver's license when she was 75. happy 100th birthday to arnold lindquist, a handyman from davis, california. arnold, can you come fix my screen door? ogia campbell, 107 years old. george tamayose is from el monte, california. enjoys spending time with his baseball games. check out this happy couple, 77th anniversary. yes, to robert and el ma allen of bell west, virginia. they met while working at a coal company store. they say the secret to a long and happy marriage is to be there for each other through good and bad. god bless. if you know somebody who is celebrating 100 years or 75th anniversary, just head to
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>> they stole our secret. >> what? >> be there for each other. >> i thought it was one of those glass of wine every night. >> that too. >> look who has joined us. we've got talented actress and producer, america ferrara. >> hello, america, how are you? she's back on nbc this week, second season of her show "superstore." can i brag on you for a second? >> sure. that was said about the show. it is reliably funny with a razor sharp ensemble. how do you plead? >> i agree. >> are you having fun with it? >> having so much fun with it. i'm so excited about this season. you know, in this television landscape, it's hard to pop, there's so much out there. my list is backed up, i know. and we are just having such a great time. what excited me so much about
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class people. and our cast, if you can see, is so diverse and that allows us to kind of talk about anything because we're not picking sides or saying what's right and wrong, but we discuss everything from plan b to open carry gun laws to planned parenthood and we just do it in a funny way and it's not really about preaching so much as mining the humor of so many different people's views of the same issue. >> you said you have a long list >> yeah. >> what's on your list? >> that's on nbc. >> narrow it down. >> am i allowed to say "game of thrones"? i'm a big "game of thrones" fan. and what else? i binge stranger things. >> you actors geek out with each other? >> i do, definitely.
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emmys. you see everybody standing around, all the shows that you watch are right there. >> and you're allowed to just be hi, i'm so excited to see you. >> i saw her and she was pushing for a little and how about "the voice." >> i did a triathlon on saturday and went to the emmys on sunday. >> how was it? >> it was amazing. it was the first time i've ever done anything >> that's impressive. >> i trained for five months. my husband and i did it together. we raised $33,000 for the leukemia and lymphoma society. i swam in the ocean. >> how long was the swim? >> it's like basically a mile swim in the ocean. >> what did you do this weekend?
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f0 good wednesday morning. how is the weather looking? >> it's heating up out there. of course, the last full day of summer. this is the way it looks here at wfla. looking over the hillsborough river. it's already 81 degrees. already humid. i expect the afternoon high to be around 90 this is just above the average of 89. 30% chance of pop up showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. 20% tomorrow. very sad news, fatal accident in the southern portion of sarasota county. southbound 75 near river road. only one lane getting by. and northbound delays so you might want to take 41 instead. and let's move over here to the sunshine skyway bridge. we've got some slowing, folks. this is southbound away from manatee county as you approach the hump. once you get past the hump, you are back up to speed. howard frankland bridge slow with activity on the shoulders. back to you, gene. >> okay. lakeland police are
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for charity. this is surveillance video from the s and d real estate service office. you can see the two guys barefoot and shirtless mang off with $6,000 worth of goods. this morning on today's take, what both sides are saying about the shocking split. and america ferrara takes us inside "superstore." al and i t all that and more, coming up now. >> annouer: from nbc news, this is today's takes with al roker, tamron hall and billy bush live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning, september 21st. billy, al, tamron. we've got two others -- >> very special people. >> my parents are here today.
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>> for those of you who are possibly devastated over the brangelina breakup, there they are. 48 years and going strong. >> love does live. exactly. for the people out there like myself when we got the brangelina news. >> my mom is going it does? >> your dad is quite the dapper dresser. >> like the bow tie? >> and the suspenders. >> and he has a great profile shot there. so yesterday when this news hit, tamron is in the msnbc. she's sending me texts on commercial breaks. i can't believe what's happened. al was inconsolable. i believe he wouldn't come out of his room. >> you know, i just feel badly. >> you feel badly? >> here's the deal. and i understand the interest in this. but if you have been unfortunate enough to go through a divorce and one with children involved, and i have done that, you know, you just worry about the children, you worry about -- and
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difficult. >> listen, i'm a kid of divorce. i've never been married but i'm the product of a divorce. my parents remarried other people. my mother went on 27 beautiful years with my dad, clarence newton. so i think we recognize these are human beings. the flip side, they're hollywood stars. and their marriage has been a point of fascination since the day they got together, allegedly on a movie set when he was still with jennifer aniston. so they get it. that's whe media about it. they sold their pictures of their children for a great cause, the wedding dress. they have allowed us in to some degree. >> it's interesting that they say -- she filed and says irreconcilable differences and her attorney says she's doing this for the health of the family. then her manager says she will always do what's in the best interests to protect her children. these are code words to me that seem to suggest that they're not
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get -- we don't -- that part we don't know. >> i'm saddened by this and then other things. there's reports about too much drinking and this and that. those are tabloid rumors at this point. nobody really knows what's going on. >> that doesn't stop us from talking about it. >> well, listen -- >> or the world. >> i think here's the deal. i think all of those things you set aside. you don't know. the allegations are --hen the news broke that they were apart or are divorcing, i wasn newsroom filled with mostly women and they all went "no!" they had a reaction. so we can talk about whatever high brow, the bottom line is people reacted to it. >> i'm not being high brow, i just -- >> i think men and women might be in different camps here. i'm wondering if guys are like, holy mackerel, you wouldn't believe what was going on last night. my wife, i told her and she said what? it never works out, and she hung
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hello? are you still there? >> i think women fell in a couple of categories. there were some women like myself like what about love, can love ever survive? others took team jen. some of my friends instantly went jen aniston got her revenge, others were like team angie. it fell into this category both at work and in my personal relationships. >> are women more o'i think women, it seems to me from what i've h i've had are not as pro-angie as i thought they might be. >> i think because how it started. the rumors of how they started. you know, no one wants to be cheated on. certainly you don't want to be left standing there if your significant other or spouse allegedly cheats. i just felt like can love just survive. i just -- but if it's unhealthy, if it's unhealthy, you've got to get out. >> how about clooney now. we all assume unless it's a match made in hollywood that
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clooney is at the u.n. yesterday, he's there for a roundtable with president obama on the refugee crisis and he gets hit with e news, complete low blindsided. >> you're friends with both of them. any thoughts? >> what's that? >> the whirlwind on angelina and your friend brad. >> oh, what happened? >> they're divorcing. >> i didn't know that. >> she filed. >> i feel very sorry. that's a sad story and un unfortunate story about a family. i'm very sorry to hear that. the first i've heard it. >> he's like -- i think also his orientation. you're at the u.n. and you're like, wait a minute, what? the orientation of it, you can't get your grounding. >> he left hollywood to go to the u.n. but hollywood did not leave him. it went with him. but i mean, geez, you thought they were great friends, he
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a lot of people took it lightly. mashable compiled a bunch of tweets on the theme love is dead. check out this twitter poll, love is dead. >> these are the options, love is dead, love is dead. jennifer aniston, word is brangelina is done. jennifer right now, hollywood. 's that is awful. >> she no matter what can never escape this triangle. >> and this is the other one. jennif jennifer an aniston is like #brangelina. and that is what we call closure. i saw them out at a restaurant and they are a stunning couple. there was this energy and i watched how he was escorting her
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it's real life for them but that does not stop people from talking about it. >> where does it go from here? this could be the ugliest thing in the world. >> or they could work it out, you know. >> it's sad for the children. how long has this been going? it seems to me no one has heard about any -- heard anything about it. >> the last picture one of the magazines had ten weeks ago they were out with one of their children. what's also fascinating is they have a blended family and adopted the children she had prior to their marriage, which was maddox, pax and zahara. does that change the legality of it when you have kids that you adopted before and then you have your own children that you had once you were married. i don't know how all of that works and does that impact their situation. they have only been married also for two years. they were together ten. i always wondered did marriage freak them out because they had been together for ten years.
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their children's request. she said in an interview on "today" actually. so did that have a psychological effect. >> she's an interesting character. i remember i interviewed her before she met brad, this is after billy bob. and i said you have maddox now. what do you do about introducing maddox if you start dating somebody, do you bring that person into the house and let maddox have an opportunity to get attached? she said, no, i'm not bringing anyone home, i'll lover. i'm like what? i said what do you mean? i have friends and we'll just meet at a hotel for a few hours and then i'll go back. i was like, wow, she just shared that right out in the open. >> but she's been very -- from when she became famous and remember the lip lock with the brother, the vials of blood with billy bob thornton, she is not a demure creature and doesn't seem
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>> no secret to "mr. and mrs. smith." that's a great movie. up next, amy schumer spars with magazines once again over their covers. this is very interesting. the instagram photo that is blowing up the internet. and it's the nbc comedy that's been called funny and razor sharp, just like its star, america ferrara. we'll talk to america about "superstore" and her night the things that i consume on a daily basis, a lot of it is very acidic. the whiteness wasn't there as much. my teeth didn't look as healthy as others. my dentist said that pronamel would help fight against that erosion that foods and drinks were causing. so it was really important to start using the pronamel. it'll be one less thing you have to worry about. pronamel is now giving me the confidence to know that i'm doing the right thing. so it's nice to know that it's as simple as that. ?
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alive? jonathan goldsmith was the original actor. well, i happened to get a gift from the most interesting man in the world. >> from space? >> yes, from space. >> well, he's obviously in the viewing area. >> he sent it on this lovely stationery. >> it looked like it burned in space. >> it's old school. he said i hope your colleagues see me as more than just man candy and perhaps ms. hall will reconsider only enjoying my company for a >> so he says i heard you spoke of me on your morning television program. first off, i appreciate your admiration and i thank you. however, i must address your preposterous hypothesis suggesting that i'm dead. i'm afraid you're wrong, i'm very much alive and he's enclosed a case of dos equis but also sent me this lovely calendar compass during a visit
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space? >> he's watching us from space right now and he would like a date with you. >> this is the old one? can i see the picture? you asked me one year, one night, one week. >> there he is getting ready. >> oh, he's super handsome. >> how would he pick me up? what do you pick up a girl in if you're in space? >> well, he's back now. >> okay. >> he ran out of fuel at some point. >> we should all go. you guy when we find him, we're all going to go out on a date. listen, amy schumer, she posted this instagram comparing "girls' life" magazine and "boys' life" magazine. when amy posts it, it takes on new life. simple caption, no. >> if you aren't read it on the girls side it says fall fashions you'll love, your dream hair.
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and a police officer, science, the whole possibilities that you have. i did not realize, al, you mentioned, that these magazines have been around. >> decades. for decades. >> i was a teen geek. i never saw them. >> look, the publisher of the magazine says they do feature stuff like that, empowering topics, but as we had in the orange room earlier, one of the tweets said, you know, if didn't sell, people wouldn't buy it. >> i tend to say that as well. listen, i grew up with barbie as well and i remember the huge backlash on barbie but yet i worked at toys r us so i knew this for a fact. the barbie aisle was the busiest aisle on christmas and you didn't see people returning barbies because their kids didn't want them. make chicken/egg, i don't know. >> and there are niche magazines
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take a look. >> our arriving time in chicago will be 10:45 p.m. central time. it's 72 degrees with a 20% chance of precipitation. >> everything i learned in life i learned from the movie "airplane." >> oh, man. it's funn tell you what. this magazine, i've never seen it in my life. >> well, you have daughters. what's your take? both of you have daughters. >> i think about that video, the little girl in front of the but the mom says and you're smart. my girls are interested in fashion and beauty but let's also not forget about i have a neuroscientist as an 11-year-old. she's very interested in science and space. >> you can do both. >> and don't you think most parents of sons and daughters have taught their kids, i've never met a mom who said i just talked to her about being cute. come on, every decent mom, which
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you can be anything you want to do. >> inventor mark murray even patented the bun in 2009. this is a ham dog. >> do we have them? >> it's from australia. >> "stark tank australia." if you can't choose between a hamburger or a hot dog, use a ham dog. >> it goes on top of a bun that is shaped like a hot dog and hamburger. >> meat? >> yes. yes. it's a meatapaluzza. the other thing that would make this better is a nice slice of fried spam on top. >> deliciousness. >> let's check your weather and see what's happening. we've got a lot of wet weather in the upper midwest. strong storms firing up. chicago probably some airport delays at midway and o'hare. 7 million folks under flood threat. 1 to 2 inches of rain falling
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>> not just the husband, not just the wife, a couple? >> we want you to send us a photo of the two of you and why you both need help and why you might just get picked. go to today.com to apply. >> if this turns out as good as the male makeovers we did last week -- >> oh, yeah. how great -- i think it was dan looked great. the star of "superstore," america ferrara is with us. she'll tell us about
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most common side effects are headache, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. side effects can lead to dehydration, which may cause kidney problems. now's the time for a better moment of proof. ask your doctor about victoza?. barbara?! you're one hot old el paso taco boat! uggh, mom, dad... i'm right here! are those peppers? jalape?os! spicey! caliente! i have to get my own plate. anything goes in old el paso. the amazing america ferrara is back on nbc with a second season of her hit nbc show "superstore." and a very busy weekend, not only presenting at the emmys but participating in her first-ever triathlon. way to go! this is a full-blown triathlon. >> full blown. >> what was that like? >> it was amazing. it was really quite life-changing. i had never done anything like
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a friend of mine lost her mom to lymphoma and did one to raise money. i was so inspired by her journey, watching it on social media and talking about it so my husband and i signed up to do one. we raised money for the leukemia and lymphoma society. i'm as proud of that and the work i've put in as about as long as i've ever done. >> how long did you train? >> five months. >> i can't imagine that. >> i was not a swimmer at all. running probably in the middle and then swimming brutal? >> swimming, because it's open water. in the ocean. the only thing i'm thinking is there are no sharks, there are no sharks. and really like i just need to make it to the end. it felt long and hard. as soon as the swimming was done it was like, okay, i survived that. i'm going to be okay. >> and then sunday you're on the red carpet. i mean you looked amazing. you must have felt terrific. >> i felt incredible. i mean after doing something
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>> you look strong. look at that dress. did you wear heels? >> i did wear heels. i got a foot massage that morning, though, so that my feet could even fit in the heels because they were so swollen. >> and you worked out a niceburger. >> i earn the burger, yes. and since i've been training, just every two hours i'm starving. i just need to eat every two hours. >> with >> would you do another? >> i would. i was washed that it's an addictive sport, but it's fun. >> let's talk "superstore" coming up, more with america ferrara and a sneak peek at the
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good wednesday morning. leigh spann has the forecast. >> it has been a relatively dry morning. and a pretty morning. this is the way it looks from palm harbor. patchy cloud, 77 degrees. in the headlines today, there's still plenty of humidity at the surface but above, trier air. it's going to limit our afternoon rain chances today and tomorrow. by the, a tomorrow is the first day of fall and no relief from the heat. near 90. tropic, two system, not
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>> all right. thank you. a pasco county man on the run for weeks after blowing up his own house is in jail this morning. deputies say he turned himself in monday. they believe his house exploded while he was trying to make marijuana wax. a 1-year-old child inside and the home was not hurt. though two dogs need the explosion. a pasco county man is accused of hitting a 79-year- old school volunteer on purpose. deputies tell us that lawrence franklin refuseed to go in the correct lane at the that's when he reportedly took his foot off the brake, allowing the car to roll into
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we are back with america ferrara and her hit show of course is "superstore." it returns for a new season tomorrow night. how fun is it to work on -- we have an ensemble show here. how does that feel? >> it's the best, it's amazing. everyone on the show is so different, so unique. comes from such a different background. a lot of comedy people on the show. mark, colton dunn, who comes from the comedy world, lauren ash, mico santos, he's a stand-up comedian. so on top of fabulous writers,
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and i'm a little outside of my comfort zone because i'm an actor but getting to play with them feels like just playing in the big leagues. they're amazing. >> we actually have a clip. this is the fake ad with cloud nine store. check it out. >> it's back to school, mom brand kicks. >> when school starts, your friends will say cool, your sneakers aren't any brand. >> which means no one will steal them. >> same goes with our backpacks with a nonspecific beaver >> and these cell phones look totally generic. try making fun of that. >> as this guy always says, who cares what he says, he's not a real character. >> so go back to school in cloud nine nonbrands. >> i love that take. >> that one didn't take that long. we did a full day of shooting those fake commercials, which we had fun with. i get all these tweets like america is doing walmart commercials. no, pay attention, it's a tv
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see cloud nine stuff? >> i know, right, that would be great. >> that would be so terrific. >> it's called a vertical. but the key to the humor in "superstore" is a lot of sitcoms you see, you know, it's aspirational, you see this beautiful community and they live in this wonderful house. these are folks that are a little lower down on the socioeconomic ladder dealing with real issues and you guys take on all kinds of stuff. pay inequality and you do it in a funny way. this is smart. >> it's very and we ended season one with sort of a surprise walkout. my character has been on the job for ten years. she's not looking for things to change, but things happen and she just gets so fed up. and surprises herself by leading the employees in a walkout. that's where we ended season one. season two begins with us on strike. and so for a lot of people it's almost like a documentary, surprisingly. >> because you've been very
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i'm coveting. tell me where you got that shirt. >> and she wants to know where you got the dress. >> i'll trade you. >> you want people coming up to you and saying this is my life. >> totally. >> you guys represent us. >> totally. that's what excited me about the show. i remember growing up watching comedies about everyday people. you know, roseannes and cheers and where everyday person's life had humor and was valued. and i think, look, i'm first in ne aspirational show or film, but there's room in television for the point of view of everyday working class people to be smart, to be funny, and to be dimensionalized. we have working class and poor people and giving them a voice on television represents a lot of people who feel voiceless and we do it in a fun way.
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a rally, a taking on of corporate by you an jonah, your character. >> that's right. >> how does that go? >> well, you'll have to watch. >> america, thank you so much. america ferrara and you can catch the season premiere tomorrow night, 8:00/7:00 central on nbc. up next, al and i take a little trip to the bronx for a snack showdown, #vendor wars at yankees who do you think won this? >> it's a tie. >> it's a tie. ? each year 17 billion toilet paper tubes are used in the us alone. that's enough to fill the empire state building...twice. now there's scott tube-free bath tissue. get the premium softness you need...
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well, as you probably know al and i are native new yorkers over here and nothing says york like yankees stadium. >> so this guy, billy, challenges me to a friendly little competition, who can sell the most concessions. so we hit the park. check it out. >> you're letting him go that way? what about the turnstile. >> i get special treatment. let's go sell some stuff. james, how are you, sir?
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>> 56 years. >> 56! >> 55 years? >> he's the rookie. >> programs. >> programs. >> oh, no! >> wait a minute. >> roker is on the board early. this is not good. >> programs, score cards, just ten bucks young lady. just $10. >> oh, it's a kissing booth now. i didn't know that. scorecard, program, kissing booth, whar have lips, will party. let's go. >> how are you, sir? >> it must be tough going through life looking like al roker. >> do you think the yankees are going to win today? >> you get a free forecast with every media guide. >> come on, gorgeous, it's a free kissing booth too. come here. mwah! here you go. would you like a program? she stole a kiss without buying a program.
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she used me. and i loved it. >> score cards, yearbooks. >> i'm a big grateful dead fan, sir. listen, i love jerry very much. >> hey, bush, i'm selling foam fingers. >> foam fingers. you wouldn't believe how fun they can be. all right, roker, i see your yearbook and your scorecard. >> and my foam finger. >> and i raise you peanuts and cracker >> all right. now we're going to learn from the best here. james, how are you, sir? >> what does it take to sell, to move product? >> you've just got to be loud and you've got to show it. >> we'll see you when the bag is done. >> hit it, baby. >> all right, here we go. >> cracker jacks, peanuts. cracker jacks, $6. cracker jacks. all right, five bucks, five bucks. i'm not giving it, i see you,
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thank you, sir. $11 mr. big time. >> thanks, gentlemen. >> girls, i've got to outsell roker. he's killing me over here. come on. >> who wants peanuts? >> i've got three left. buy these out for me. i love you. >> peanuts. thank you. i'm out. >> i'm out, i'm out. i'm done. >> i'm done, i'm done. i win. here's where i had you beat. when i would come here with my dad and my you come here to watch a ball game or did you come here to eat? i came here to eat. >> gentlemen, it's guys like you that make this experience so fun for everybody. thank you so much. >> hope you had fun, guys. >> roker, i concede. i concede. >> that's all right, my friend. >> peanuts, cracker jacks. it's in my blood. peanuts, cracker jacks. >> adorable. >> i did have a secret weapon.
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>> where is she? >> it's so cheap that he did this. >> check her out. >> where's the baby? >> oh! >> she was beautiful. is beautiful. that's her little yankee jumper. >> and they fell in love with him all over again like it wasn't enough he was a television icon and then he proceeded to sell out. >> look at that little girl. that was fun. who won the game? >> i don't know. >> i don't know. >> w >> thanks again to the folks at yankees stadium. >> oh, hey, i win, baby! a lifetime supply of nuts. >> a couple of weeks left in the season. the postseason kicks off tuesday, october 4th. >> that was nice. peanuts for everybody's. >> i'll take one. >> that's it. hey, peanuts. have yourself some peanuts. peanuts, who wants -- here, here you go. hey, peanuts, hold on, let's just give these out.
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all right, boys, peanuts. hope there are no nut allergies. be careful, please, please, please. we've got to give one to billy's parents. peanuts, there you go. everybody has -- young man, there you go. have some peanuts. everybody gets some peanuts. oh, yeah, there you go. peanuts in the orange room. peanuts. all right, let's show you what we've got going on right now. oh, wow, pardon the bucket. anyway, we've got sunshine up and down the east coast, some showers, though, in florida. heavy rain in the mid-atlantic states, gusty showers in the pacific northwest. also in the southwest. and we're looking for more storms and flooding in the upper mississippi river valley. heat and humidity in the mid-section of the country. heavy rain in the intermountains. temperatures warm and humid in
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still technically summer, at least one more day, but the holidays will be here before we know it so we have to plan ahead. we can't be in line trying to get the gift and it's not there. >> today lori shact is here with a look at toys kids are going to be begging for. >> we're going to unwrap some of the hottest toys. this is love to learn elmo. like always, elmo will teach your kids, he'll play fabulous games but this elmo we download an app he'll know your child's name, favorite colors, favorite food and work on life skills. billy, elmo has a message for you. >> do you need to use the potty? >> use the potty? >> yes, if you went then elmo would say you did it, you did it. so whether it's bedtime or brushing your teeth, elmo is really great. >> so does he do sleeping at night? i love that.
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wowed by the enchanted princess palace. this is four feet long and there's play on both sides. there are smart points all over. when you put them on a smart point, they come to life. they talk, they sing and there's even a tea party over there that they'll interact with each other. >> oh, wow. >> okay, right there. they light up. >> that's cute! oh, my gosh. >> it's also compatible with all the oar go gos and there'so this is from crayola. it's our super duper arts studio. on two sides we have a blackboard. we have clips all over to hang paper. back here we have the whiteboard, magnetic all around and a desk. four kids can be playing at the same time. >> that is the chair, the desk -- >> everything, everything, it's adorable. >> do you like that? >> so come. i have so much more to show you guys. >> okay.
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>> i'm obsessed with this. >> it looks like the regular simon but -- just like the memory game you know but now we play in the air. so you fool the pattern. >> oh, what happened? >> okay, so watch. so you can play by yourself, you can play with friends. if four people are playing, we can use four h go. >> clearly i need to work on my simon skills. >> so we know that we want to keep our kids moving and active. so this is our sky fly. this is amazing. it looks like a scooter, right, and it is, but i want you to think stair master meets scooter because kids will actually pedal. i think we're actually going downstairs. look at that, they are pedaling and keeping active is awesome, right?
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them? >> that's really kind of cool. it's a good workout. >> i don't think you have enough room in here. >> gordon and rebecca doing that. >> it takes a little practice. >> we've also got this hot wheels sky shock and owen showing this thing off. >> this is our hot wheels. >> hang on. al, you're still talking, right? go ahead. >> well, it's the hot wheels sky shock. this thing, it actually -- it's like an got enough room, it actually flies. it becomes like a drone almost. and we've got devon and owen showing them off. >> that's pretty sweet. >> which is pretty nifty. >> all right. >> boom! wow. guys. >> thank you, al. back up here. so show us this. >> so we know that our kids are going to be asking for pets come this holiday season, so this is chip. chip is a robotic, ai robotic
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>> this is chip the dog. you can control chip any number of ways with your wearable controller, with the ball, with the voice commands, hand commands. chip is just a puppy but let's see if he'll listen. hey, chip. hey, chip. >> you don't have to pick up after them. thank you so much. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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so you guys will be processing the brangelina breakup too? >> i think everybody will be doing that today, don't you think? >> it's big. >> it reminds me of elizabeth taylor and richard burton. >> that's what i thought too. i thought the same thing. >> everybody has an opinion.
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good morning. i'm gene ramirez. leigh spann has a check on the weather for us. >> you can feel it warming up out there for sure. i expect the afternoon high to be right around 90 degrees. only a degree above the average. and just a fe at 30% due to the upper-level dry air. although still going to be quite warm overnight with the low of 76. i bring the rain chance down to 20%s for thursday. and we stay hot, 90 degrees for thursday and friday. and 89 saturday. >> thank you. hurricane hermine took a terrible toll on florida's sea turtle population. the numbers are now out. the storm washed away 686 sea
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>> coming up on "daytime," the mutual admiration between kristen bell and ted danson. >> we show up and kind of giggle looking at each other. >> yeah. >> can't believe that we have this excuse to hang out and be funny with this brilliant mike schur script. >> plus modern parenting in the digital age. all that and more because "daytime" starts right now. >> welcome to "daytime," everyone. jerry is off today, but he has pretaped some segments so you will see him a little later on in the show. we are going to kick things off with another hidden gem in

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