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w? th heat. reams and rubs that ai thermacare has patented heat cells that penetrate deep circulation and accelerate healing. t's review: elief, plus healing,rmacare. the proof that it heals is you. good morning. we have winners. if you bought a powerball ticket in florida, tennessee or california, you could be one of them. the party is already getting started at the store that sold one of the tickets near los angeles. when with the actual winners of the largest jackpot in history come forward? terror at starbucks. indonesia, blow themselves up at the popular coffee chain. at least seven dead, including the attackers.
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carolina clash. the republicans get set for their debate tonight, as donald trump zeros in on an unexpected new target. >> stupid mic keeps popping. did you hear that, george? don't pay him. don't pay him. >> who will be trump's target tonight at the debate? all the blit glitters. the oscar nominations out. lawrence? will leo's oscar dreams survive? we're live as this year's list is announced. thursday, january 14th, 2016. >> announcer: this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a. >> welcome. it's thursday morning.
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maybe i went to florida, tennessee or california and bought a ticket. >> happened to you before, so it could have been possible. >> i've gone to the kitchen. >> can you imagine somebody waking up and thinking, i should check my ticket, and finding out they won? these are the numbers. i got zero of them. 8, 27, 34, 4, 19. the powerball is 10. let's go to nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer. he's close to victory. he's at the winner store out in los angeles. good morning. >> good morning. three people are waking up hundreds of millions of dollars richer. one of the three tickets was sold inside the store behind me. the 7/11 turn -eleven is turning into a winner. >> reporter: this morning, the powerball pandemonium lives on.
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numbers were drawn, residents in california flooded ed ed their local 7-eleven, joining for an impromptu celebration. even the losers felt like winners here. 7-eleven owner discovered his store sold the winning ticket from news reports. he's set to receive $1 million for selling it. >> i feel very good. blessed. >> winning powerball number. good luck to you. the number 10. >> reporter: winning tickets were also sold in florida and tennessee. the winners will divide the $1.6 billion jackpot evenly. even if all of them decide on the cash option, they'll take home roughly $530 million before taxes. while the winners will fork over hefty federal taxes, all three winning tickets were drawn in states where the winners won't have to pay state income tax on their prize. an extra bonus for three lucky
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>> so far, none of those three big winners have stepped forward or been identified. in addition to those three, more than a dozen other people also hit $1 million for matching many of those numbers. savannah and matt, many of the suspicions will aarise, if co-workers call in sick. >> if you get calls from your third cousins, you might be a winner. the republican candidates will square off in their first debate of 2016 tonight, and the stakes are high, with the iowa caucuses 18 days away. nbc national correspondent peter charleston, south carolina. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. this is the sixth republican debate and perhaps, more importantly, the second to last before the first nominating contest in iowa february 1st. we've seen donald trump and ted cruz engage with increasingly fighting attacks on the campaign trail. will they shy away from that
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ted cruz faces new questions this morning about his finances. >> he's been really, really nice, other than the last couple of days, getting a little testy. >> reporter: donald trump still on cruz control. the tycoon recently turning to the ted cruz, born in canada, to an american mother. trump telling a crowd of thousands he's prepared for anything tonight. >> they attack, but they don't understand that i attack back. >> reporter: cruz holding on to a lead in iowa insists that trump is rattled. >> i think he may shift in his rallies to playing "new york, new york" because he embodies the values. >> reporter: cruz didn't disclose a loan given by gold man man
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fund his candidates. >> the facts of the underlying matter have been disclosed for years. it is not complicated. our finances are not complicated. >> reporter: the divide between the establishment and outsiders is escalating. with trump responding to the republican response to president obama. >> it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. >> reporter: south carolina governor nikki haley calling out trump as angry. >> i am. i'm angry. i hate what's happening to our country. i am angry. >> reporter: jeb bush admits he misjudged the intensity of anger among republicans, calling it dramatically different than in past elections. the debate stage shrunk to seven. carly fiorina and rand paul cast out. hillary clinton's husband, talking about what it takes to be president, accidentally put his wife in the oval office. >> one of the things i'm proud of, when hillary was president,
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>> of course, donald trump has been channelling voters'age age eninger anger throughout the campaign. he wouldn't want to be on the other side of that. >> i don't like this mic. whoever bought this mic system, [ bleep ] to put it in, i'll tell you. seriously. this mic is terrible. stupid mic keeping popping. hear that, george? don't pay them. >> there's your republican front runner heading into tonight's debate. >> peter alexander, thank you very much. mark is managing editor of bloom bloomburg politics. he interviewed trump last night. >> good morning. >> people are wondering whether the ted cruz story is a big deal or not. i'll ask about that in a second. first, let's play a little bit of your conversation with donald trump. >> well, i heard it's a big thing.
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i hope he solves it. i think he's a nice guy and hope he gets it solved. the reason is, i'm doing very well, and i can understand it. he's been very, very nice to me, respectful of my ideas, my whole being. he's been terrific. i just hope it's not a big problem for him. >> mark, ted cruz has already admitted he didn't properly file paperwork with the federal election commission. that is one issue. isn't the bigger issue though a bit of hypocrisy? a guy running as a darling of the tea party, railing against wall street and the big banks and, yet, what people didn't know was that he'd gone to one of the big banks, goldman sachs, where his wife worked, to get a personal loan? >> nothing matters more in presidential politics than defining yourself for the voters. ted cruz is being introduced to the public. donald trump has been in the public for decades. a lot of voters just tuning into
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things they learn about ted cruz is he has a financial relationship with goldman sachs, there's nothing worse for the populous. ted cruz is going to be tested tonight at the debate. >> we know cruz has somewhat drafted behind trump for most of the campaign. we have seen a little bit of attacks going back and forth recently. do you think the debate is going to come to a head, the gloves are off, or will they play mr. nice guy? >> it's interesting. last night, donald trump, you saw in the clip there, was pretty restrained in this story. i don't think it rules out he'll be amped up more tonight. but he was restrained when we asked other aspects of cruz. i think donald trump is holding back, and i think he will wait to see tonight what ted cruz's posture is. there's no doubt, those two guys, first and second in iowa, first and second in most national polls, those who guys are going to be at the heart of
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while people like jeb bush, chris christie, marco rubio, john kasich, try to insert themselves into the story line to make it a three person race. now, it's a two person race. >> setting his sights on donald trump, ted cruz is using what sounds like a funny line, a punch line, but it's not meant to be one. he's calling donald trump a new yorker. he doesn't mean it in a good way. because he's playing to an audience in a certain region of the country, right? >> that's right. look, donald trump last night, the one thing he was defiant on, is this notion of new york values being a negative thing. donald trump invoked 9/11 and said, ted cruz f you want to criticize new york, come through me. the discussion about who is more elite, who is more new york, that could be a real fight. ted cruz went to princeton and harvard. he's got some northeastern ties, as well. that fight, defining the other guy, particularly defining cruz who remains undefined for some voters, that's at the heart of
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fight? we'll see it in the debate >> let's talk about the democrats. we have a real race going on between sanders and clinton. do you think it's possible that she loses the first two states and then goes on to the nomination, or would that be a crushing blow? >> she could still be the nominee if she loses iowa and new hampshire. the world will be a different place. bernie sanders, neck and neck in iowa, according to our iowa poll. sanders has the lead in new hampshire. you have to say right now, he has the momentum. she'll have to fight her way back. she's doing a lot of television interviews. sanders is showing a sure footing in this as a candidate than he has since the race began. this contest on the democratic side, which has been overshadowed by donald trump and the attention he gets, will be front and center. 18 days or so of extraordinary political drama for the republicans and the democrats.
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we have breaking news in indonesia. happened overnight, terrorists laying siege to the heart of jakarta, carrying out several attacks, including one at a starbucks. isis reportedly claiming responsibility this morning. let's go to kelly cobiella. what are you hearing? >> good morning. a news agency linked to isis is claiming the terror group was behind this. according to jakarta's police chief, an indonesian isis fighter in syria had been planning it for a while, he says. a paris-style attack in the heart of the capital with guns and explosives. >> reporter: for hours this morning, downtown jakarta's shopping district was a battlefield, with at least two explosions. this one outside the starbucks. bullets flying between police and five gunmen. it started at 10:00 in the morning as people were heading to work. morning crowds were scattering
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this, close to the presidential palace, the u.s. embassy, and the united nations. >> as i got out of the car with my colleague, the second bomb went off, which was another suicide bomb. >> reporter: police said the attackers had guns, pre grenades and suicide belts. the blast at the starbucks shattered windows, but the company says only one customer was injured and allen employees are safe. it's been 13 years since indonesia's deadliest attack, which killed 200 in bali. seven are dead this morning, including the gunmen. isis is claiming responsibility, saying they were foreigners. >> the indonesian government says they were aware of a threat around the new year, and anti-terror police there made nine arrests. as for the numbers of dead and injured, they've been changing by the hour.
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attackers are dead, along with two civilians and 23 others injured. savannah, the u.s. embassy telling us this morning, no americans are among the victims. savannah? >> kelly, thank you. >> want to show you some dramatic new video aired on iran-state television, of the moment ten u.s. sailors were captured in the persian gulf this week. it shows the sailors, who have been released, on their knees, hands behind their hands. they're on the deck of the u.s. navy vessel, surrounded by armed iranian soldiers. later, the video shows the sailors in confinement, when one of the sailors apologizes for entering iranian waters. >> it was a mistake that was our fault. the iranian behavior was fantastic while we were here. we thank you for your hospitality and assistance. >> u.s. military officials are calling the video pure propaganda. all eyes on wall street after stocks took another
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the dow fell 365 points after a late day selloff. investors are looking for good news today, hoping unemployment claims were down last week. the labor department will report those numbers later today. mr. roker has a check of the weather. still chilly in the northeast. >> it is. and no chillier than buffalo, new york. took at this video, you saw it on monday. this car was outside of a restaurant near lake erie, outside of buffalo. pour calcium on it and pull it out. you see the imprint of the car. the guy's mom was even making fun of him. she sent him a video and recording of "ice, ice, baby." it's true. >> come on. >> i just made that up. >> sounded like a roker joke. >> thank you very much. no joke here, we have an early start to the tropical storm
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we have tropical storm alex. 70-mile-per-hour winds, eventually making its way to cleveland. it's the first tropical or subtropical storm in january since 1978. only the fourth known storm to form in january. normally, we'll get the first named storm july 9th. finally getting some warmer air coming in. 50 in d.c. today. chicago, 40. birmingham, 62. savannah up to 64 degrees. friday, we continue with warmer weather. 40 in boston. wilmington, 42. saturday, the warm air along the eastern sea board. don't get used to it because we have another frigid outbreak into the weekend. look at these temperatures. 10 pe below in fargo. 7 below in minneapolis on sunday. detroit, 17. by sunday, it makes its way into the northeast. we're going to get to your i don't have like a pair of jeans i'm trying to get into; i've been down that road honey child. and i don't have like a dress or some big red carpet
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im really just looking at 2016, as the year of my best body; that's what i want for you too. lets let 2016 be the year of our best bodies. >> chris: good morning. starting off this thursday with patchy very light snow and flurries sliding on through, maybe a dusting for a few towns. otherwise partly sunny skies this afternoon. cold today, but in the nearly as windy as it was yesterday. 18mph. gusts 40 to 50 like we had yesterday. hills. low 30s in the city of boston. mostly rain saturday morning. could have a little bit of wet snow mixed in north and west of 495. probably a rain >> that's your latest weather. matt?
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new revelations about mexican drug lord el chapo's meeting with sean penn are coming to life, as the actress who helped bring them together is speaking out. here's nbc's jacob rascon. >> reporter: we're hearing from kate del castillo, the mexican soap opera star that befriended joaquin el chapo guzman. telling fans, many have chosen to make up items they think will make good stories and aren't truthful. i look forward to sharing my story with you. at least part of that story revealed in texts between guzman and del castillo, intercepted by the mexican government. guzman appearing submit mitten with the actress. writing, i am eager to meet and bei don't mean glaet friends. you are the best in the world. i will take care of everything. del castillo said, it's moving you say you'll take care of me. no one said they'll take care of me. thank you. i am free next weekend.
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guzman obsesses over buying her a pink cell phone and wants to dance and drink tequila with her. sean penn is described as drooling over the possibility of meeting the drug lord. guzman doesn't know much about the actor. admitting, i'm looking at sean penn on the internet. responding to penn's article in "rolling stone," which says guzman bragged about his cartel, one of guzman's attorney says, it's a lie. mr. penn should be called to comments. penn didn't respond when a reporter caught up with him in los angeles. we're also learning more about the el chapo raid. operation cisne, or black swan. el chapo's guards presend tended to cooperate, giving their boss a 90 minute head start. it wasn't enough. >> mexican authorities have el chapo on the move.
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different cell eight times since he got here last friday. el chapo's attorney said he is cold in isolation and has had no visitors. >> reporter: seemingly never-ending plot twist that would make the writers of any "telenova" envy ious envious. jacob rascon. why furniture in your home right now could put your family at greater risk in a fire. a dramatic rossen report demonstration. the biggest stars are getting early calls for the oscar nominations. we'll break them down. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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temperature out there right now? >> chris: 22 in boston. we've had some patchy flurry and light snow action going on to the west of boston, out through worcester county. wind 8 to 12mph. so the wind not as strong as yesterday, but here are system of those flurries and patches of very light snow, maybe a dusting for a few towns. that should be about it. this will transition to partly sunny skies this afternoon. temps in the low 30s. >> christa: firefighters battling a fire in taunton early this morning. and those fierce flames just shooting through the roof of an apartment building. the red cross says seven people were forced out of their homes, but luckily everybody is out safe. the fire chief says the fire may have started in a kitchen on the second floor. and a deadly shooting in mission hill is under investigation today as officers were responding to a medical call last night, and they found man suffering from gunshot wounds at a home on fenwood road. he died at the hospital. so far they have not made any arrests in that case. we'll send you back to the "today show" after this quick break.
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7:30 now, a thursday. a chilly thursday in new york. people outside braving the cold. we're going to get out there and say hi to them in just a little while. some of us, sooner than others. let's get a look at today's headlines. a series of terror attacks rocked indonesia's capital of jakarta overnight. one of the targets, a starbucks in the city's busy shopping district. at least seven people died. officials believe the attackers were copying last year's siege in paris and were likely tied to isis. the republican presidential
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tonight facing off in the first debate of 2016. seven candidates will be on the main prime time stage. donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, chris christie, jeb bush and john kasich. olympic gold medal skier picabo street is in a fight with her dad, accused of pushing him, 76, down two flights of stairs. he suffered minor injuries. street's three children witnessed the fight. street denies any wrong doing in what she considers a private family matter. everybody waking up wondering, is it me? did i win the powerball drawing? maybe if you played in tennessee, california or florida. miguel almaguer is at the store that sold the winning ticket in los angeles. >> even if you're fairly certain you didn't win, a lot of people are rechecking their numbers.
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the screen for you right now. here are the six numbers you needed to hit late last night. 8, 27, 34, 4, 19. of course, the jackpot number, the powerball number, of 10. three people across this country are waking up hundreds of millions of dollars richer. their identities haven't been released released. we know the store here, this 7-eleven, sold one of the winning tickets. i'll show you what it sounded like and looked like here several hours ago. the losers even feel like winners here in chino hills today. they're celebrating the $1.6 billion colossal jackpot that will be split by three people. the other winners are in florida and also tennessee. you have melbourne, florida, and tennessee.
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but there is a lot of celebration going on in three states today. this is the largest jackpot in history. the three winners will split the jackpot, $1.6 billion prize, equally. how they take their money is yet to be seen. as a matter of fact, we're waiting for them to step forward this morning, savannah. >> miguel, thank you so much. let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> we're watching a system that's developing down in florida, the gulf coast, and it's going to be pushed along by the jet stream. we're watching all this rain fire up. it's going to get pretty wet. stretching from texas to the gulf coast. south atlantic states. severe storms for florida and the florida peninsula. we're looking at this costal low, making its way up the coast. normally, this would be a nor'easter and we'd be worried y ed ied about this, as far as a potential snow maker. however, this cuts off the cold air. we're looking for rain along i-95. washington to boston, could be
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new england. we expect 2 to 3 inches of rain stretching from cape hatteras into northern florida. the heaviest rain will be in wilmington and savannah, georgia. more rain and snow in the pacific northwest. look for light snow across the northern tier. we've had some snow showers in upstate new york. that's what's going on around the coun >> chris: good morning. starting off this thursday with patchy very light snow and flurries sliding on through, maybe a dusting for a few towns. that should be about it, otherwise partly sunny skies this afternoon. cold today, but in the nearly as windy as it was yesterday. winds more like 10 to 18mph. gusts 40 to 50 like we had mid-20s in the worcester hills. low 30s in the city of boston. mostly rain saturday morning. could have a little bit of wet 495. probably a rain >> that is your latest weather. savannah?
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we are celebrating a couple things today. one of them, wrangler's one year anniversary on our show. >> the other, well, 64 years ago today, this happened. today, january 14th, 1952. >> nbc begins a new program called "today." if it doesn't sound revolutionary, i believe it begins a new kind of television. >> i think you should go back to wearing that bow tie, matt. >> i knew i set myself up for that. >> 64 years ago today, "today" went on the air with that man, dave garoway. a lawsuit filed against a popular brand of lip balm. warning for homeowners. >> good morning. i'm jeff roeszen ssen. you've heard the saying, they don't build houses like they used to. it could make the difference in a fire.
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in homes today, burns faster. meaning, you and your family don't have as much time to escape as you used to. this morning, we're about to show you why. >> reporter: it starts small. in just minutes, flames can un engulf your entire house. >> i didn't think we'd make it. >> reporter: in an instant, your home, a deadly trap. >> 20, 30 seconds, it went from no fire in the hallway, to stairs were blazing. >> reporter: even firefighters are overcome. >> mayday! mayday! out alive is shorter and shorter. research shows 30 years ago, you had about 17 minutes to escape. today, it's only 3 to 4 minutes. turns out, there's a reason newer homes burn faster. you know the saying, they don't build them like they used to? well, they don't build them like they used to. we've come here to chicago, a demonstration. i'm wearing this hard hat and
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side. the first is a flashback to '70s and '80s, how homes used to be built. next door, this probably looks like how your home looks. modern furniture, synthetic fibers, from the curtains to the couch to the coffee table. experts say newer homes can burn five times faster than the older ones. we're going to light up the modern room first and see what happens. within seconds, flames are pillow. seconds later, it's spreading to the entire couch. >> the backing on your couch, synthetic. >> more flammable? >> they burn hotter and faster than natural materials do. >> why do they make it out of that stuff? >> less expensive. it's the way homes are furnished today. no getting away from it. >> reporter: in less than two minutes, the fire jumps to the lamp and the end table.
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by 2:20, watch, that chair goes up in flames. at 2:40, it's the coffee table. then this. complete flashover. you can't survive this. >> the fire is coming out of the roof. should we leave? >> yeah, let's get out of here. >> that was fast. >> reporter: now, we're going to light up the older home to see the difference. good to go here? >> good to go. >> let's get out of here. two minute s s and the fire is barely noticeable. couch yet. >> could be the difference between life and death. >> at 5:00, the flames are just peaking over ing -- peeking over the pillow. then the drapes are catching. >> it's been 26 minutes and the fire is mostly still contained to the couch. it hasn't even spread to this table.
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table. the fact you can see me and we can stand here, the black smoke is not overpowering. it's taken this long, and you could still get out. it takes 30 minutes for the old house to burn. three. what's being done about it? the furniture industry group telling nbc news, it supports a federal flammability standard for upholstered furniture, but only if product changes are safe, effective and affordable. until then, experts say, there's no time to waste. >> that's why when your smoke alarm goes off, you don't have time to look around to get your wedding pictures. >> get out. >> get out as quickly as you can, jeff. >> there is some good news here. the national association of home builders telling nbc news that building codes make the actual houses safer these days. fire experts say the bottom line, you need to have an escape plan for your family. if you don't know how to create one -- i didn't in my house -- it's not a problem.
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consoling co-workers. so are we. wrangler is sad. he has a losing ticket, as well. wrangler, it's your one-year anniversary, so cheer up. >> carson, thank you. just ahead, one politician's idea to ban the handshake, and what it could be replaced with. first, let's take a look at your local news and weather. [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even "turkey jerks." [turkey] gobble. [butcher] i'm sorry! (burke) covered march fourth,2014.
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those winners will split the $1.6 million prize. here in massachusetts there were two million dollar winners. one sold in charlestown, the other in east bringwater. police are searching for this suspect accused of robbing a bank in newton. it happened at the brookline bank on walnut street. police say they passed the teller a note demanding money. if you have any information, you're asked the call police. we're back in 25 minutes with another update.
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i really, really, really, really like you 8:00 on "today." bomb shell. could this lip balm be doing more harm than good? a popular brand under fire this morning. then, all about oscar. >> surprise. >> which movies have the golden touch? we're in hollywood, breaking down this morning's academy nominations. our boy is all grown up. we'll celebrate our one year wrangler anniversary today, thursday, january 14th, 2016.
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i don't want to work >> it's a great day to be in new york. >> good morning, california! >> hello, california d.c.! >> good morning, miami. >> freezing from san diego. >> hello, family. we finally made it to new york city. because i don't want to work i want to bang on the drum all day >> 8:00 on this thursday, the 14th of january, 2016. just saying hello out here to those in the plaza, the few that remained, including my friend from arizona, wildcat country. >> you're from arizona? >> i never mention it. >> good throwback song, al. >> that's right. "bang on the drum all day."
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just ahead, we have the special steals and deals to get you started on the road to better health in 2016. everybody says that's their resolution. hoda, jill, going to take us down that road in a couple of minutes. >> they're going to jog through steals and deals. first, let's get a check of the morning's top stories. wrangler is excited. it's his one year anniversary. >> good morning again. the lucky holders, three lucky tickets, will share the record powerball jackpot, each in a different part of the country. miguel almaguer is at a store in chino hills, california, where one of the tickets was sold. >> good morning. three people are waking up, if they were able to go to bed, hundreds of millions of dollars richer. it's not stopping us from knowing we didn't win, and many people from double checking and triple checking their numbers. we'll put the winning numbers on the screen. 8, 27, 34, 4, 19.
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after those numbers were announced here, there was purcell pure pure celebration at this 7-eleven in chino hills. this is where one winning ticket was sold. those who lost still felt like winners overnight. chances are, one person in this community took home the jackpot. there are three winning tickets across the country. one here in california. the other in tennessee. the third in florida. no winners have stepped forward in any of the three states. it's still early. there's still time. many people waiting here, at least in chino hills, for the big winner to step forward. natalie, back to you. >> miguel almaguer, thanks so much. donald trump warmed up for tonight's republican debate by telling a crowd on wednesday that he's angry and ready to be attacked by his rivals. adding that, quote, unlike this country, i attack back. in the meantime, the "new york
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challenger ted cruz failed to properly disclose a loan he got from goldman sachs, where his campaign. cruz says it's a matter of semantics. isis is reportedly claiming responsibility for attacks this morning in the capital of indonesia. one of several explosions was at a starbucks in downtown jakarta. the bombings were followed by a gun battle with police. officials say at least five attackers and two other people were killed. about two dozen people were wounded. the area is a major shopping and business district close to foreign embassies. entertainment world. alan rickman has died. he's been suffering from cancer. he was known as professor snape
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he also played the villain in "die hard." police say a woman driving recklessly took off when they tried to pull her over, and she stopped right outside station keci's downtown studio. she tried to get inside the building, triggering a lockdown. police surrounded the woman and arrested her. they say she was unarmed and did not appear to be intoxicated. good manners are sometimes forgotten when you're a hungry man in a buffet line. this guy takes it to a new level. look as he piles on the noodles on to the small plate before deciding that all you can eat actually means that you can eat it all. i'm sure he's proud of this. didn't know the video was rolling on him. >> i don't know. why would the camera be right there at that time? mr. cynic strikes again. >> natalie, thank you. with the cold and wind picking up, you're probably reaching for that lip balm a
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>> but could doing that be more harm than "today"'s erica hill is here with more. >> lawsuit against eos lip balm. the company has a different take. >> reporter: for rachel, what was an impulse buy, soon inspired a lawsuit. >> my lips became dry. chin. it would crack and bleed. >> reporter: the 24-year-old believed the eos lip balm was the cause. she posted to the eos lip balm page, and a doctor concluded it reaction. there is now a lawsuit, asking for a warning to be added to the eos lip balm packaging.
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if your product can cause any harm at all, at a minimum, you have a warning. >> reporter: in a statement, eos tells nbc news, quote, all ingredients used in our products are safe and approved for use by the fda and the cosmetic ingredient review board. without warning labels. we are in compliance with all standards and guidelines regarding ingredient use and labeling. adding, quote, we firmly believe this lawsuit is without merit. and its products, quote, meet or exceed all safety and quality standards validated by rigorous testing conducting by an independent lab. the lip balm has an active social media presence, including celebs posing with the egg-shaped package. go all night till we see the sunlight >> reporter: it's posts like these now getting the attention. a dermatologist says while lip balms are generally safe,
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>> it's true that any regular or organic lip product can cause a reaction. one thing that is a misnomer is something labeled organic or natural is harmless. it's not always true. >> reporter: the suit filed this week is putting a focus on lip balm, including those who say they're addicted to it. while the doctor says a true addiction isn't possible, users can develop a sensitivity. >> your lips will feel irritated and dry. you'll use the lip balm more and more to moisturize your lips. it gets worse and worse. you feel addicted. >> eos says millions of lip balms were sold last month and received 40 complaints. 35 people agreed to receive replacement coupons. they haven't heard back from the other 5. the most gentle ingredient is petroleum jelly. a gentle lip balm is recommended
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your lips, there's no limit as to how much you can put on. >> interesting. erica, thank you. >> everything in moderation now, right? >> you wanted tips on how to find the perfect lip balm. go to today.com. pop start, they'll be there for you, all of them. a "friends" reunion. steals and deals. discounts on everything you'll need to begin getting in shape this year. who is in and who is out this morning? nominations for the 88th academy awards. first, these messages. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. ive you your day back.
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we're back at 8:12. it's that time of the morning when we trend. >> yes. >> why are you giggling? >> you just sat down. >> i did. it was on time. >> we like to start a gender war. >> always. >> two ladies and two gentlemen plus me. here we go. which sex do you think spends more time in the bathroom primping and preparing. >> men. >> ladies. >> i'd say women. >> men. >> shocked how quickly you came
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new study -- i'll say up front, it comes from a men's grooming website. after surveying hundreds of people, the site found this, the majority of women said their morning routine lasts up to 30 minutes. for men, it was up to 45 minutes. >> wait, is it just their bathroom time, or grooming time? men do spend a lot of time in the bathroom. >> we don't know. >> now i believe it. >> i'm including the time the door closes. >> taking in the newspapers and magazines and things. >> why my mom calls it the reading room. >> actually, men take a longer time. it's not true for me. >> me either. five minutes. >> you wake up naturally beautiful. >> you're very nice. i go into the bathroom at 4:16 every morning. i'm out at 4:29. i mean it. 13 minutes. >> you have a schedule? >> yeah. >> down to the second.
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>> anyway. >> what happens at 5:48? >> i won't tell you. >> we know there can be illnesses with handshakes. there is an effort by a british lawmaker, wanting to formally replace the handshake with the fist bump. do you like that idea? imagine this, the queen and president obama, fist bumping. what do you think? >> doesn't work, guys. >> i'm a germaphobe, but there >> yeah. >> grasping the other person's hand, like a real shared form of communication. >> in the "downton abbey" days, people didn't shake hands. >> they had gloves. >> it was not proper. also, because they were concerned about disease. which is good. >> i do. >> mr. president, nice to meet you.
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>> the cast of "friends "come " comes home to nbc in a pair of performances we want you to see. carson? >> we're going to start the news that fans of "friends" have been waiting for. 12 years after the show ended, the cast is finally reuniting, but not in character. they'll appear as themselves in a special honoring the director. it airs next month on nbc. details being worked out. all six members are said to be on board. "taxi," "sheer cheers," "frazier" and "will and grace," will also have specials honoring the director. taylor swift and calvin harris. they were enjoying a romantic dinner but weren't alone at the table. a young fan pulled up a chair and joined them. his name is ricky. look how he captioned the photo on instagram.
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ricky said the couple didn't mind them trashing ing crashing their date, but don't try it. jimmy fallon on "the tonight show." >> that was jimmy kimmel. >> amazing. >> spot on. >> shut your eyes, it's like you're looking at the bob dill ylan. >> did we have the wrong picture up there? >> yeah, that was jimmy kimmel. >> let's continue. another installment of car pool karaoke.
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>> that was amazing. hello from the outside here's the story from a to z you want to get with me, listen carefully >> i love that. as for me, you'll see >> i could watch this all day. >> it's 14 minutes long and fantastic. >> i want to be in that car. >> james cordon, fleck xing his voice. high harmony in the car with adele. amazing talent on the late night show. nicki minaj, spice girls. >> stephen colbert has a good voice, too. >> none of us in the mornings. >> we're not hiding anything for talent. >> let's get a check of the weather, al. >> all right.
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coming into the pacific nino fueled and it'll continue over the next several days. this arrives on shore. look for the intensity to increase with gusty winds. friday, another system moving in, in line for saturday. the storm will move east. we're looking at, over the next five days, three to five inches of rain in northern california, into southern oregon. we have every other day, storms coming on shore. that's what's going on around >> chris: good morning. starting off this thursday with patchy very light snow and flurries sliding on through, maybe a dusting for a few towns. that should be about it, otherwise partly sunny skies this afternoon. cold today, but in the nearly as windy as it was yesterday. winds more like 10 to 18mph. gusts 40 to 50 like we had yesterday. mid-20s in the worcester hills. low 30s in the city of boston. mostly rain saturday morning. could have a little bit of wet snow mixed in north and west of 495.
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>> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very much. now, our month-long start "today" series. we're focusing on fitness today. jill martin and hoda are on the move in the plaza. good morning to you. >> hey, everybody. how are you? >> how are you? we're giving you all the tools to whip -- hoda, a lot of people don't know this. you get up at 4:00 in the morning and at 5:00, do your workout every day. i think about it all the time. it's motivation. >> you do? >> yeah. >> i don't usually go out in the cold but it feels good. youeel good? >> yeah. >> what are we doing first? can we stop running? >> yeah. you start your day with a particular juice. what's in it? >> a green juice that has celery, apples, banana. it's got beginning ginger and it's called
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>> in steals and deals. it's the nordictrack. retail, 1 $1,999. should i put this up? >> i have the fan on. this is a really nice one. >> powerful -- >> not so fast. >> web-enabled touch screen. it folds up to save space. >> how much is it? >> retail, $1,999. the deal, $899. >> oh million , my gosh! >> wow, what a deal. >> 55% off. >> fantastic. >> that's not all. >> there's more? >> she has everything. >> so the bargains don't end. we have a web only deal. it's really super. you have to go on to today.com to find it out. >> and if you have a contest or something, what is it? >> this is exciting.
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know, you guys are snugly. >> i'd take the fish. wrangler, are you having a good time? no, really, are you having a good time? he's having a great time.
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>> this is 7 news now. everybody. it's 8:27 as you take a live look over boston. let's send it over the chris forecast. >> chris: good morning, sarah. plenty of clouds and cold weather in place. teens and lower 20s. we've had patchy light center and flurries working through much ofs be out through metro west. wind-chill factor, 10 in boston, 4 in worcester and you can see scattered flurries and patchy light snow working across the cape and the islands, as well. this will transition back to partly sunny skies. temperatures in the low 30s this afternoon. >> sarah: several people in taunton are displaced after flames tear through an apartment building overnight. firefighters were battling stubborn flames shooting through the roof on pine street. the fire chief tells us the fire reignited a few times.
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kitchen on the second floor. a deadly shooting in mission hill is under investigation this morning. officers were responding to a medical call last night and found man suffering from gunshot wounds at a home on fenwood road. he died at the hospital. no arrests have been made. and two people in massachusetts waking up powerball winners. they matched five numbers, not the big powerball, but they did win $1 million. still pretty good, right? the winning tickets were sold in charlestown and east bridgewater. "today in new england" returns at 9:00.
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you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders,
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8:30 now on a thursday morning. it's the 14th day of january, 2016. it is cold out on the plaza. that's our favorite little guy, wrangler, right there. by the way, couple of big anniversaries today. look, that's what he looked like 12 months ago. when he bounded into our lives.
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>> now, we're celebrating a year with brang wrangler on our show. >> such a big boy. he's all grown up. we'll take a stroll down memory lane, show some of the cute puppy footage, coming up. hollywood. we'll break down the academy award nominations. also, a lighter spin on chicken parm. it's possible and still delicious. before we get to that, >> chris: good morning. starting off this thursday with patchy very light snow and flurries sliding on through, maybe a dusting for a few towns. that should be about it, otherwise partly sunny skies this afternoon. cold today, but in the nearly as windy as it was yesterday. 18mph. gusts 40 to 50 like we had yesterday. mid-20s in the worcester hills. low 30s in the city of boston. mostly rain saturday morning. could have a little bit of wet 495.
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>> that's your latest weather. >> al, now to the reason to celebrate. carson, today is a special anniversary. >> 365 days ago, we met our pal wrangler for the very first time, as he began his journey to becoming a guide dog. what a year it's been. >> get over here. friend? >> let's do it. >> it's been exactly one year since wrangler scurried into our studio. over 80,000 people chiened ed chimed in on our puppy's new name, and it is wrangler. and into our hearts. wrangler instantly became a member of the family and grew up right in front of our eyes. in 260 shows, he's made more famous friends than we can count. >> wrangler and i -- >> you're tight? >> -- we're dating. >> wrangler pulled an el chapo there and took off. >> experienced exciting firsts. his first snow. first super bowl commercial. first birthday party.
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but our pup with a purpose is here for more than just the incredible job. after the show, he heads home with his puppy raiser for a full day of training. >> headed home now. >> it's all to prepare him for his formal guide dog training with guiding eyes for the blind. we followed his progress every step of the way. now, the time has come for his third and final walk and talk evaluation. >> today, we're at grand central station. we'll find out how much progress he's made. ready, wrangler? let's go. good boy. >> first up, doggy distractions. >> he needs to be able to focus on his job. >> next, conquering the stairs. >> this is an area he's struggled with in the past. wrangler will have to guide his person up and down the stairs at whatever speed they're walking. >> finally, tackling the train platform. >> we're looking for a dog not afraid of heights and comfortable walking near the edges of the train platform. wrangler is reaching a milestone
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he gets to try on a dog harness for the first time, the equipment they'd wear every day, to guide their person safely. >> wrangler did great. training. i'm super proud of him. >> wrangler! attention. we should pay attention to wrangler's puppy raiser. happy anniversary to you, as well. >> thank you so much. >> did you become a morning person? >> slowly but surely, yes. >> how did you do it? >> he's doing great. really well. point. he's hit all of his big milestones. now, we're just making the most of these last few months that we have together and polishing everything up and getting him ready for the next step in his journey. >> he has a couple months with us still. not going anywhere yet. >> not yet. >> what if he's guiding somebody celebrity.
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people. he's not super distracted by people because he's had so much practice here with his polite people greetings. it's part of every day life. it should be good. >> unless you're chis si rissy teigen. >> we have to work on your polite people greeting. >> i passed all my evaluations. >> i know. up next, we'll take you to beverly hills for complete coverage of this morning's oscar nominations.
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welcome back to "today." it's an early morning out in hollywood, where the oscar nominations are about to be announced. >> dave from fandango is here. do you expect the oscars to mimic the globes? >> yes. we'll hear "revenant" and "mad max." a lot. >> we'll go to beverly hills. they're getting ready to announce the nominations live. let's listen in and hear who is going to have a happy morning. >> academy president and john
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[ applause ] >> welcome. what an exciting morning. thank you for kicking it off. john, let's continue. >> let's do it. >> for performance by an actor in a supporting role, the nominees are. christian bale in "the big short." tom hardy in "the revenant." mark ruffalo in "spotlight." mark rylance in "bridge of spies." sylvester stallone in "creed." [ applause ] >> performance by an actress in a supporting role, the nominees are. jennifer jason leigh, "the hagt hateful eight." mara in "carol." rachel mcadams in "spotlight." vikander in "the danish girl."
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>> achievement in visual effects. the nominees are. "mad max: fury road." "the martian." the "revenant" and star worse the "the force awakens"". >> achievement in film editing. "the big short." "mad max: fury road." "the revenant." "spotlight." "star wars: the force awakens." >> achievement in production design, the nominees are. "bridge of spies." "the danish girl." ""mad max: fury road."
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"the revenant." [ applause ] >> for adapted screenplay, the nominees are. "adam mckay and charles ran dolph for "the big short." nick for "brooklyn." "phyllis for "carol." emma for "room." aaron sorkin for "steve jobs." >> next up, "the bridge of spies." " "inside out." josh and tom for "spotlight." jonathan herman, andrea, and alan for "straight outta
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the nominees are. thomas newman for "bridge of spies." carter burwell for "carol." the "hateful eight." "sicario." john williams for "star wars: the force awakens." [ applause ] >> in the best foreign language film category, the nominees are, from colombia, "embrace of the ser ser pants. "son of saul." "theeb" and "a war." "mug "mustang." >> achievement in director. "the big short."
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"the revenant." "room." "spotlight." [ applause ] >> for performance by an actress in a leading role, the nominees are. cate blanchett in "carol." brie larson in "room." jennifer lawrence in "joy." charlotte rampling in "45 years." ronan in "brooklyn." >> actor in a leading role, the nominees are. bryan cranston in "trumbo." matt damon in "the martian." leonardo addy cab leonardo dicaprio in the revenant. eddie red maine and michael mass bender.
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picture nominees. they are -- "the big short." "bridge of spies." steven spielberg, producer. "brooklyn." "brooklyn." ." producers. "the martian." "the revenant." "room."
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>> for the complete list of all the nominations, please visit oscar.com. >> join us sunday night, february 28th, to celebrate these incredible artists and films at the oscars with our host, chris rock. see you then. [ applause ] >> there you have it. we're back with dave, our expert. watching this with you is like watching a football game. >> i get excited. >> i want to say one thing. adrian! sylvester stallone got the nomination. >> you heard the crowd erupt, even in the academy, pr people. everyone is excited for him. he could win. that was the only nomination for "creed." by my crude count here, i think the "revenant" did the best, not 12. i also counted 10 for "mad max." overall, i think it's predictable. i think people were hoping "star
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it got a couple for visual effects but not best picture. >> the actress and actor nominations? >> actor, it's predictable. cranston, dicaprio addy dicaprio, fassbender, redmayne redmayne. the actresses were good. the best director, i thought ridley scott could win this year, and he wasn't nominated. >> thanks, as always. coming up next, low fat, high favor. katie lee is here to lighten up a comfort food favorite. first, this is "today" on
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dishes. hardy food made thin by katie lee. she's the co-host of food network's "the kitchen." we have an issue. you were going to make chicken parm. >> mm-hmm. >> my thought is, you eat light on the days surrounding chicken parm, but you make real chicken parm. >> sometimes, you have to get your fix. if it's a week night and you want it and want to eat healthy and still, you know, have an easy meal, this is for you. >> there aren't many ingredients. let's look at our food board over here. you're going to make this ways. >> yeah. by not breading and frying the chicken, it's going to cut down on the fat. isn't it all about the melted cheese anyway? >> no, it's all about the fried bread crumb taste and flavor. >> that gets soggy in the sauce anyway. >> how do we start? >> we have an easy sauce going. i started with grated onions and some garlic and olive oil. bring that up to temperature together. don't put it in a hot pan because it'll born urn quickly.
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and -- not yet. >> sorry. >> tomatoes. this is a quick sauce, so use really good quality toe nay matoes and these are the best. put some salt and pepper in there. >> sure. >> simmer for 20 minutes then add the fresh basil. you can freeze this ahead of time. >> should we pretend? >> go ahead and put it? >> now the chicken. i put it between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound it. >> you like it thin, right? >> yeah, it spreads it out to cook evenly. it tenderizes the chicken and makes me feel like i'm eating more if it's big. kind of fools me. to season it, i use salt, garlic powder and pepper. >> again, this is the big change. at this part of the recipe, normally, we'd get the bread crumbs on here. >> normally, we'd be putting it in flour, eggs and bread crumbs. that adds a lot of calories to it.
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i've got it in some olive oil here. brown it on each side. just a couple minutes. it's going to finish cooking in the oven. you don't have to cook it completely right now. you see how fast this is to put together, too. it's a quick recipe. the sauce goes right on top. you want to use an oven-proof skill let et so it can go in your oven to finish cooking. ladle on the sauce. you can serve with extra sauce. >> here's where you lighten it up again. mozzarella. >> you're breaking my heart but >> you'll love it. i promise. you're never going to even know it's lighter. >> this is poured on top. how long do you put it in the oven? >> with harm parmesan cheese. >> about five minutes. >> if you'll grab the oven door? >> let's check in with our tasters downstairs. guys? >> we're busy eating.
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>> really good. >> it's the spaghetti squash adds the feel of spaghetti. >> the breaded thing, you don't miss it? >> nope. >> the crunchy bread crumbs that have been fried? >> she's right, it gets soggy. the cheese is crunchy. >> it's all about the melted cheese for me. that's what i love. >> okay. >> you taste it. usually, serve this with spaghetti. i'm using spaghetti squash, a great alternative. >> natalie liked that. >> i love it. it only has about 42 calories in a cup so you can go to town on that. >> good. >> what do you think, matt? >> we are going to town. >> amazing. flavors are really good. >> for a week night when you're watching it, it's a good way to make a cut. >> any idea how many calories we saved there? >> a lot. >> katie lee, thank you. >> thank you. >> appreciate it. >> for more of this kind of recipe, these lightened up
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