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jonbenet. good morning. breaking news. north korea conducts its largest ever nuclear test overnight. the explosion registering as a magnitude 5 earthquake. the white house already vowing there will be serious praise for putin. donald trump's running mate mike pence doubles down on trump's controversial comments about russia's leader. hillary clinton appalled. >> that is not just unpatriotic, it's not just insulting, it is scary. it is dangerous. >> as new questions emerge about
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officials. cloud of controversy. despite a public outcry spraying for zika carrying mosquitos begins in miami beach this morning as a new report shows 84 pregnant women in florida have now tested positive for that virus. and super showdown. the nfl season kicks off with a super bowl rematch between the broncos and the panthers that came down to the wire. >> and the >> and a shocker on the court. serena williams is out of the u.s. open, "today," friday, september 9, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. something tells me our television sets were tuned to
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night. >> that's right. i was watching the serena match. what a shocker. you were watching the home shopping network again? >> again. there's the tennis match right there. boy, the end of that football game was exciting. we'll talk more about both of those things. but on this friday morning, we've got to start with this breaking news. north korea conducting what it calls a higher level nuclear test overnight and it's triggering the administration. >> it was powerful and provocative. north korea's fifth and largest nuclear test. kim jong-un moving closer to a missile that could reach the u.s. watched with pride in its
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south korea south korea and around the world. it was powerful enough to cause an earthquake measuring 5.3. south korea's president called it an act of fanatic recklessness but this test was aimed at projecting power. the timing deliberate. today is north korea's july 4th, the anniversary of the founding of its state. its leaders meeting and boasting that this test proves they can mount a nuclear warhead on a medium range missile. north korea's leader has order a test in missiles this year. the bigger concern that he's aiming for a nuclear missile that is capable of reaching the u.s. west coast. president obama said the world had to ensure provocative actions are met with serious consequences. but the question is how? what can the world do?
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fourth nuclear test earlier this year and they were already anticipating this next one. no state on earth is more sanctioned but all those tougher sanctions and diplomatic pressure have no affect at all in preventing this test. matt, savannah? >> bill neely in london. thank you. to new controversies and attacks in the presidential race. we're now 60 days out from the election. so let's get to this state of the race today. hillary clinton hosting a meeting here inew with a bipartisan group of security experts and of course one item on that agenda, the fight against isis. >> as for donald trump, he's making two stops today. first in washington, d.c. and then a rally in florida where a new poll shows trump and clinton are now tied. >> that same polling shows the two presidential hopefuls are locked in extremely tight races in three other crucial battlegrounds. in ohio, trump holding a one-point lead. 46% to 45% in that poll.
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carolina by four points, 47-43 and up five points in the all-important state of pennsylvania. the table is set. let's get to national correspondent peter alexander starting our decision 2016 coverage this morning. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: this weekend the nation will pause to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. you can see 1 world trade center there behind me in the distance. this morning hillary clinton is looking to sharpen that contrast specifically on national security bringing together that team of experts including david petraeus as donald trump is facing new scrutiny about his praise for vladimir putin. on this 9/11 anniversary weekend, hillary clinton is attacking her rival on national security. >> we have never been threatened as much by a single candidate running for president as we have been in this election.
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secretary of state today convening national security experts. >> i was opposed to the war from the beginning. >> reporter: on iraq trump is doubling down. >> i opposed going in. i did oppose it. despite the media saying, yes, no. i opposed going in. >> reporter: the evidence shows he's rewriting history. here he is in 2002 six months before the war. >> are you for invading iraq? >> yeah, i guess so. >> reporter: trump again pointing >> i made a detailed statement in an interview to "esquire" magazine. >> reporter: that article was published 18 months after the war began. >> if that system he's been a leader far more than our president has been a leader. >> what would ronald reagan say about a republican nominee who
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president. >> reporter: mike pence is defending trump. >> it's inarguable that vladimir putin has been a stronger leader in our country than barack obama has been in our country. >> reporter: new fallout over trump's characterization of the intelligence officials that briefed him. >> i'm good with the body language. i could tell they were not anticipate. >> reporter: today two intel officials with knowledge of the meeting say retired general michael flynn repeatedly interrupted before governor chris christie intervened. christie called that untrue and flynn blast the report as bs telling them they are unanimous sources and they're lying. and this morning nbc news learned that senator tim kaine, hillary clinton's running mate, received his first classified intelligence briefing here in new york yesterday. governor mike pence will get a similar briefing later today. >> thank you. let's bring in nicole wallace and mark halperin for analysis.
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battleground polls. it's just one poll but they show donald trump closing in so for those that left his candidacy for dead, are you saying this morning maybe not so fast? >> he's still behind. he now has a path to victory. the four states he showed the polls from, pennsylvania, ohio, florida, north carolina, they hold the key to a chance for trump to win and the race is near. the clinton folks can say all they want this thing is over. it is not over. >> let me ask you about the comments that donald trump and now mike vladimir putin being complimentary or derogatory toward president obama. paul ryan was asked about it and said simply i'm not going there. how would you like to walk a mile in paul ryan's shoes now? >> he made his bed. he's going to have to lie in it. they were chasing republican members of congress around the capitol yesterday to get them to
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into an elevator. one of the most staunt anti-putin voices. he said thug. to the degree that the modern gop has stood for anything, it has to do against vladimir putin. >> what's the strategy here? >> there is no strategy with donald trump. i called one of his advisers and said what's the deal? he said it's not that he thinks he's well, that's not what he's saying. >> now you have mike pence bubb doubling down. >> his role in some of these controversies has been to walk back a little bit. i can't find a trump adviser who explains this or even defends it. usually if trump does something controversial, they'll say he believes it, there's an upside. he'll win people in the united states that support vladimir
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>> based on what you saw wednesday night from both candidates, what do they have to do differently in the first debate that you're obsessed with? >> hillary clinton has to change. she started talking to the press more often and had to get on offense with comments that trump made to you on the generals and on putin and trump is buoyed by the bump in the polls. >> trump's style will be the same as the other night. her style will change a little bit. she wants to show pe she's ready to go president. there's controversy spraying for zika carrying mosquitos is under way in miami beach. a lot of people were opposed to this as health officials say dozens of pregnant women have now been infected with the virus. nbc's tammy leitner has more on this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. just about 90 minutes ago they
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spraying here in miami beach. a plane flying 300 feet offshore blanketed parts of south beach with the insecticide. they were originally scheduled to spray on thursday but it got pushed back because of angry protests and this all comes as the number of zika cases continues to increase. for months florida officials have been aggressively spraying mosquitos on the ground and now for the first time in miami beach they're spraying from the sky in an effort to florida residents worry the chemical being used will be dangerous to their health. officials confirming 84 pregnant women in the state have contracted the virus. the number of travel related infections confirmed in the state has swelled to 604 and there are an additional 56 locally acquired cases. the majority of those in miami-dade. on thursday scientists and doctors held a forum to share the latest information on
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>> there continues to be local transmission and pregnant women will be infected in our community. >> reporter: the meeting coming just one day after baby born to a zika infected mother was found to have microcephaly. a defect causing issues. florida congressman david jolly holding up a jar of mosquitos on his colleagues to get it done. >> they are not active carriers. they could be. >> can you imagine colleagues, the fear and anxiety in this chamber that these mosquitos were outside this jar and not inside this jar. this is the fear of floridians right here. >> reporter: another round of aerial spraying is set for sunday morning. matt? >> tammy, thank you very much. to an extraordinary warning from the faa to tell you about. airline passengers being urged
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on planes. nbc's tom costello covers aviation for us at reagan national this morning. tom, what can you tell us? >> reporter: we're talking about the galaxy note 7 phone from samsung. as you know, it has propensity if some cases to catch fire. that could be a very dangerous situation inside a passenger plane. samsung already recalling 2.5 million of these because some passengers, some customers, have said that the phone has actually caught fire burning and in some cases, at least one case, actually burning a car as well. the faa not citing any specific incident as it issues this warning but strongly urging passengers do not use the phone in flight, do not charge batteries in flight and do not put the phone in a checked bag. airlines have been cracking down on lithium ion batteries because of the risk to aircraft.
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commercial passenger plane in bulk. now the faa urging all note 7 owners to keep the phone off when they are traveling. do not charge it in flight and do not check it in a checked bag. guys, back to you. >> tom costello, thank you. now a major rescue operation in the french alps overnight. dozens of tourists were trapped when the cable cars they were riding in suddenly stopped working. nbc's keir simmons has more on that ordeal. keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt. this is most folks worst nightmare. look at this dramatic video. a helicopter hovering above the cable cars and look how high that is. french officials say 30 folks spent the night up there. they have only just been rescued. the terrifying rescue reaching tourists to helicopters high above the french alps hampered by poor visibility. more than 100 people including a child stranded in cable cars
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the final tourists brought to safety this morning. overnight many others facing a frightening descent by rope including these women from michigan. >> they tried to take us with the helicopter but the fog came in so the two rescuers stayed with us and then after we decided there was no other way to get down and thank they were able to help us. >> reporter: americans trapped for ten hours. >> it was just before midnight. it was quite an experience. >> tired and wanted to get out of there. >> reporter: the high altitude operation. rescue services from france, switzerland and italy fighting to free the tourists and climbing to the cable cars with blankets, warm clothing and food for the night. reports say strong winds may have caused the breakdown.
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loosening cables finally freeing the last of those trapped. their ordeal over. tears of relief to be back on safe ground. when rescuers realized they wouldn't get everybody down, they sent people to every one of those cable cars to spend the night there and reassure them. i've been on those cable cars. it's cramped and very, very high and not the place you want to spend the night. >> ten hours is a very long time. as we mentioned at the top of the show, big night in sports. tale of two tv sets. let's start with tennis. top seeded serena williams in the women's semifinal of the u.s. open. that bid fell short last night when she double faulted on match point. now let's talk about
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night right here on nbc with a rematch of super bowl 50. the defending champion broncos and the carolina panthers. newly retired quarterback peyton manning surprised the bronco fans. entered the stadium with the vince lombardi trophy in his hand during the national anthem. brandon marshall took a knee following in the footsteps of quarter colin kaepernick. for siemian. broncos take the lead in the fourth quarter. panthers had a chance to win nine seconds left. that 50-yard field goal sails wide left. denver wins 21-20. >> a lot of composure by a new quarterback replacing of all people peyton manning. >> i think he had taken one snap last year and comes in to replace manning and going
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>> dylan in for al this morning. what do we have this weekend? >> the weekend will be nice for most areas. right now we have some heavier rain moving through wichita, kansas, through kansas city, missouri. we had up to five inches of rain in wichita itself yesterday alone so that's why we do still have flash flood warnings in effect this morning because of the heavy rain and the rain that's still falling. a very summertime setup here. warm, moist, humid air moving in from the south combined cold front that will trigger more storms as we go into this afternoon as this cold front slowly moves eastward. a break through tomorrow morning and then another round of storms more in the ohio river valley as we go into saturday afternoon. i want to point out where we have the best chance of stronger storms today right in through this area. des moines including wichita des moines including wichita down into springfield we could
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the moments that connect us don't happen overnight. they happen one morning at a time, and one cup at a time. folgers, the best part of wakin' up. >> chris: good friday morning, everyone. a lot of clouds around. a lot of temperatures running in the lower to middle 70s. expecting high temperatures the top off later on this afternoon. close to 90 if not above the 90-degree mark. we tick you through here. take a look at the satellite and radar composite. you can see there are a couple scattered showers out across pennsylvania. much of this moving away. any spot showers we see this morning will yield partly sunny skies by this afternoon. 92 in boston this afternoon.
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>> dylan, thank you very much. just ahead, as we approach 20 years now since the murder of john b jonbenet ramsey speaks out for the first time. and a major bank under fire this morning for allegedly opening fake credit cards and accounts for customers without their consent. what you need to know but first this is "today" on nbc. power comes from the people. i'm mark connolly, as your financial regulator, i went... after big corporations when they did wrong. as your governor, i'll stand up to the gun lobby to keep... military assault weapons off our streets. i'll take on the drug companies that caused this crisis... and protect planned parenthood to protect women's healthcare. the power is in our hands to make new hampshire safer... and stronger. mark connolly.
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start. dew points in the lower 70s from boston on south at this point. we'll continue to see high humanity through the morning. even a couple spotty sprik ls and showers, otherwise expecting partly sunny skies this afternoon with temperatures warming up close to 90 if not just above it. >> christa: officers are investigating an apparent shooting in worcester. it happened late last night in front of a pub on west boylston street. according to the worcester telegram "telegram and gazette," two men were taken away in ambulances. no word yet on their conditions. investigate why nearly 50 birds fell from the sky in dorchester. the majority of the birds were found on bakersfield street thursday morning. a cat on the same street also had to be put down after becoming sick. we're back in 25 minutes with another update.
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it is 7:30. that's a happy crowd. september 9th, 2016. we'll have a live performance on the get ready to rock. let's get the headlines of the morning. overnight just hours after unusual seismic activity was detected in the area, north korea claimed it successfully conducted the largest nuclear test yet. the white house says the president was briefed on the situation as he returned to washington from a trip to asia and says he'll ensure provocative actions from north korea are met with serious consequences.
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passengers who use samsung galaxy note 7 smartphones not to turn them on or charge them on planes or stow them in checked bags. samsung recalled the devices after finding that the batteries exploded or caught fire. hillary clinton took several shots at donald trump while speaking at the national baptist convention referring to her rival's efforts to court today's cam moment. the political flood that ricochetted across the web. gary johnson stumped on live tv when asked about the crisis. >> what would you do if you were elected about aleppo? >> what is aleppo? >> you're kidding? >> no. aleppo is in syria.
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refugee crisis. >> okay. got it. >> in later interviews johnson explained he thought aleppo was an acronym but said he has to get smarter. now to a case that has captured worldwide attention for two decades. this december marks 20 years since the murder of 6-year-old jonbenet ramsey. her body found in the basement of her boulder, the day after christmas. now her brother is finally opening up about the case. natalie has more on that. good morning to you. >> good morning to you, savannah. burke ramsey is now 29 years old, and he's speaking publicly for the very first time with dr. phil about his sister's murder and what it's been like to live under a crowd of suspicion for the last 20 years. >> the first thing i remember is my mom bursting in my room really frantic saying, oh my gosh, oh my gosh.
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for jonbenet. >> burke ramsey speaking for the first time about his sister jonbenet and the day after chris mi chrismas in 1996. >> he's a software engineer. he works remote. he doesn't go into work every day. for 20 years he has been off the grid. my impreson awkward. people are going to be very interested in his demeanor. and they're going to find his demeanor atypical. we might be talking about some pretty dark aspects of this story and smiling while he's talking about that. >> next thing i remember is a police officer coming into my room and shining a flashlight. >> how long after she came in before the police officer came
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>> so she comes in and were you asleep when she came in? did she wake you up? >> she woke me up. >> 6-year-old jonbenet would sooning soon be discovered in her family's basement. they focused on her parents and even 9-year-old burke was the subject of tabloid rumors. >> they remain under an umbrella >> the ramseys always maintained their innocence. >> i did not kill my daughter, jonbenet. >> i did not have anything to do with it. >> even though a grand jury voted to indict them in 1999, they were never charged with jonbenet's murder and in 2008 two years after patsy ramsey died of ovarian cancer, the district attorney announced that new dna evidence cleared the
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law enforcement and experts involved in the case. >> he's aware that his parents are suspects. he's aware that he's a suspect. this has had an affect on him over the last 20 years. this is first time you've seen, it right? >> dr. phil referred interrogation tapes with burke. here he's 9 years old being asked to draw a picture of his fa >> i remember the room. i don't think i knew it was the psychologist. >> did you consciencely not draw jonbenet. >> he feels the case was mishandled by the boulder police and hopes someone will be held
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attention around it. >> dr. phil told me he asked burke directly if he killed jonbenet or if he thinks his parents had anything to do with her murder. his answers to shows questions and many others will air in a three-part series on dr. phil. it all begins on monday. guys? >> all right, thank you very much. we should also mention that "dateline" has a two-hour special on the murder of jonbenet ramsey that >> what did you most want to know? >> i wanted to know everything that happened that night. there was nothing at that point. >> except a dead little girl. >> and that's the tragedy of the whole thing is that you want to solve it for this baby. >> how about the theory that this was an accident? >> going down the wrong path, buddy. i didn't do it. john ramsey didn't do it and we didn't have a clue of anybody that did do it. >> the idea when you do that is to sort of get a rise out of her
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say. something spontaneous. >> you can see that "dateline" special who killed jonbenet tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central here on nbc. >> dr. phil will be here on monday with more of his interview with burke ramsey. right now, let's get a check of the weather with dylan who is in for al. >> it's hot and getting hotter. in the northeast we could break records later on this afternoon. we have this area of high pressure ahead of the dip in the jet stream. a little bit c dakotas and it's more like summertime heat and humidity across the southeast. look at memphis. 93 today. it will feel like 102. in washington, d.c., the high of 96 will feel like 101. you go back through bismarck and into billings and temperatures will be ten degrees below average. we'll see things cool off eventually especially by the end of the weekend. in new york, we'll go from 90 on saturday to 79 on monday. even down into virginia we're looking at 89 on saturday but a high of 80 degrees on monday.
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>> chris: good morning, everyone. it's a mild and muggy start. we do have temperatures this afternoon running into the low 90s with partly sunny skies returning. a couple spot showers around. especially in the morning and then again with the cool front coming through on sunday morning. so over the weekend, a couple of showers scattered about in the morning. not a washout over the weekend. it will be warm, too. temperatures coolest at the coastline tomorrow. 70s at the coast. 80s inland. 90 today. >> it's hard to believe but we are already talking about "sunday night football" night in america. 8:30 sunday night. very hot out in glendale. 102 degrees. i'll leave my patriots commentary to a minimum.
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we're back at 7:44. a consumer alert for anyone that banks with wells fargo. >> $80 million in fines after thousands of employees were caught setting up fake accounts and credit cards. nbc's gadi schwartz has the latest on >> reporter: with over 1 million bank accounts opened without customer knowledge now being brought to light a lot of wells fargo customers wondering if they were duped into paying for fees and services they never asked for. credit card accounts opened without authorization. late fees charge on accounts customers never knew they had. those were findings into a massive investigation into wells fargo.
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counting it, i had 15 accounts at once. these are accounts i never opened. >> reporter: wells fargo employees opening 1.5 million bank accounts and more than half a million credit cards that were never requested by customers. >> i would have these accounts and i would have a $10 fee, a $5 fee each month on each account. it adds up. >> a lawsuit against wells fargo by the city of los angeles alleging in some cases money was moved between accounts without customs their bank and no bank should take advantage of their customers. >> well fargo ordered to pay $105 million in fines and this week saying the bank has fired over 5,300 employees over the last five years for their involvement in the scam. in a statement, the bank saying we regret and take responsibility for any instances where the customers may have received a product that they did
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were pressured to sell account add-ons to customers to meet what they say were unattainable sales goals. wells fargo ordered to pay back customers in full. >> may use fraudulent e-mail addresses or pins is shocking conduct. >> a case shaking trust in the world's largest bank. the customer you just heard from says he's still awaiting reimbursement. account holders are directed to wells fargo website for information and customers should file complaints if they feel they may have been victimized. matt and savannah? >> gadi, thank you very much. just ahead, hollywood's most dangerous man. why based on his roles we should probably never travel with tom hanks. >> and it's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a
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we're back at 7:30. carson is in the orange room talking two things he loves, drones and burritos. >> students at virginia tech no longer have to walk to get their chipotle fix. they are going to begin delive via drone. this is really happen. it's part of a drone delivery project that the company has been working on for years and what better to test out than drop massive burritos to college students. one of the first of its kind to be approved by the faa. they chose the mexican cuisine because it will help them to learn to deliver special cargo.
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dalton tweeting i just found out google and chipotle are testing a burrito delivering feature. i have nor'easter been more excited about the future. let's hope this goes well at virginia tech. in a few minutes when we go out to the plaza in the not too distant future i could order delicious burritos andhe >> burritos from heaven. thank you. thank you. just ahead, hoda is back if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, and you're talking to your doctor about your medication... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain and protect my joints from further damage. this is humira helping me go further. humira works for many adults. it targets and helps to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms.
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and thanks to kelly ayotte, along with the textbooks and pencils, many students are carrying more student loan debt. ayotte voted to cut pell grants and to raise student loan interest rates. because she sides with special interests looking out for their own bottom line, not our kids'. for new hampshire students and families, kelly ayotte is a heavy burden we can't afford. nea advocacy fund is responsible
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>> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everyone. it's 7:57 on this 9th day of september, friday. here's chris lambert with a look at your forecast. >> chris: doesn't feel like september out there. we have a warm, muggy start. we've had a couple of spot brief showers. overall we expect mostly to partly sunny skies later on this afternoon. that's when temperatures jump up, hitting 90 degrees in boston. on 7 forecast, a couple morning showers around over the weekend. otherwise dry and low humidity moving in by the end of the weekend into early next week. >> christa: checking out your top stories, police are
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fired in front of a pub. two men were taken away in ambulances. woe don't have any word on their condition. a judge expected to make a decision on the boston police body camera debate. this as the city and the patrolmen's association argued in court all week on whether officers can be forced to wear these cameras for a six-month pilot program. back in maggie hassan's priorities are working for new hampshire. new hampshire froze tuition. she understands that we need good highway systems. hassan is an advocate for public safety. she's kept spending under control. and how does maggie hassan get these things done? by balancing the budget without an income or sales tax. creating a surplus... and by working with anyone and everyone to create a better environment
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, game on. hoda keeps up her bucket list tour and gives one very deserving man with an incredible story the surprise of a lifetime. plus, we have a space ships to planes, why the oscar winner's travel track record on screen has fans laughing out loud. and from pompeii to the plaza, pop star bastille have a new album and new hit song and they're getting set to rock our
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9th, 2016. >> we're from texas. we love bastille. ? if you close your eyes ? >> we came all of the way from the uk to see bastille on the "today" show. >> all of the way from florida here to see bastille. >> we >> all right. we're back now. 8:00 on a friday morning. it is a muggy, sticky, muggy, sticky morning here. >> hard to breathe out here. >> a little thick. we have a concert. a crowd ready to hear bastille in a few moments. >> before we go any farther, could we please bring in a
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allyson felix has made her way from rio to 30 rock. the most decorated woman in u.s. track and field history. how are you doing? >> good morning. >> you've been back for a little while from rio. have you been able to put your performance there in perspective? >> it's still kind of soaking in. it was such an amazing time. happy to be home and feel so much love now. >> you're involved with something called run, jump, throw. it's important to you. what's going on with that? >> today we'll be a elementary school in central park. we just want to introduce young kids to our sport. let them know that this sport exists past the olympics and just introduce them to all of the different aspects of it. >> and you're throwing out the first pitch at yankee stadium. does that make you nervous? >> a little bit. i'm ready to go and excited about it for sure. >> you have your fellow athletes in the bronx tonight? >> we're all together. we're excited. it's going to be a good time.
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in other words, throw above the catcher's head and then it will come down and actually be a strike. >> i'm going to take that advice. >> athletic tips to allyson felix? >> i'll take it. >> where are your medals? >> they are here in new york. they're here with me. when people want to see them, i'm bringing them out. >> i just want to say seriously, one of my favorite athletes from the rio games. we adore you. thank you. >> appreciate it. >> good to see you. now, let's get caught up on the news at 8:00. >> we begin with a race for the white house. hillary clinton trying to flex her foreign policy muscle. she's convening a bipartisan meeting of national security experts here in new york today including ousted cia director david petraeus to discuss the strategy to fight isis. she's also unveiling a new strategy trying to project strength while also showing off her softer side.
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getting personal talking about her faith at a baptist church in missouri thursday night. >> i happy to be born and raised methodist but i've been married to a southern baptist for more than 40 years. >> reporter: clinton didn't miss a chance to take a swipe at donald trump. >> we're facing a candidate with a long history of racial discrimination in his business. traffics in toxic conspiracy theorie a sharp contrast to earlier in the day when the gloves were off for both candidates. >> she put the country and i mean the entire country at risk. >> it is scary. it is dangerous. >> reporter: while campaigning in north carolina, clinton slammed trump. >> he's been a leader far more than our president has been a leader. >> that's not just unpatriotic.
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to the office and the man who holds the office. >> reporter: later while talking to larry king on a russian funded news channel, the gop presidential candidate downplayed accusations that russia hacked into the dnc intentionally mett intentionally meddling into the election. trump sunday fire for say during the nbc forum he opposed the iraq war from the start despite supported it. in cleveland thursday, trump doubled down. >> i opposed going in. i did oppose it. >> reporter: clinton's new strategy to showcase her more personal side also on display in a new york blog post called humans of new york. clinton writes about the pressure she felt as one of the only young women taking a law admissions test at harvard university and there she learned to control her emotions writing
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as aloof or cold or unemotional and if i create that perception, than i take responsibility." all this as the polls are getting a lot tighter. matt, savannah? >> all right. kristen, thank you very much. the white house is threatening serious consequences now over north korea claim that it tested a powerful nuclear warhead overnight. state tv said it will advance the goal of building a warhead small enough to be mounted on the missile. the 5.3 earthquake. on monday north korea test fired several medium range muscles while president obama was in neighboring china for the g20 summit. first round of aerial pestsipe spraying happened in florida. officials confirmed on thursday that 84 pregnant women in florida have contracted zika which can cause severe brain
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we're back now. 8:10 with what's "trending" today. hoda back here with us. we have to hear about this meeting we have at 3:00 today. is there anything worse than looking at your schedule and seeing you have a meeting scheduled for a late afternoon on friday? it's your weekend. now a growing number of companies are setting aside one day of the week where you're not allow t all. one company, has thinking thursday. the idea is to give employees a break. sparing them at least for one day the constant sit downs they felt were becoming disruptive. other companies are jumping onboard hoping the downtime helps spur creativity. you can do it whatever day of the week we want. >> you see brown bag lunch
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meeting. >> startups rely so heavily on -- they meet all day every day for ideas. you have to give employees a break. >> kathie lee and i have two glasses of wine and then we start our show. >> it makes us feel good. might make you more attractive to others but can dancing also make you a better person? yes. >> i'm having a long can i wait to see that? >> yes. according to scientific studies researchers found that certain dance moves can be emotionally sensitive to others and makes us more aware of how they're feeling. they don't actually mean the kind of dancing that we do. it's like ballet. >> the stuff we can't do. >> not twerking.
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>> no shaquille o'neal. >> 7'1", 340 pounds, how big is that? it's 7'1", 340 pounds. take a look at this hall of fame jacket. that's enormous. almost as big as the guy holding it. the former center for the houston rockets was also inducted into the thursday. >> come on. >> nobody could reach high enough to put the coat on. you know what's funny? when you love basketball, and i do, and you meet some of the players you'll always loved in person, you forget how big they are. >> is there a hanger that fits that jacket? >> it would slip off my hanger. >> aircraft hangar.
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starts." >> lady gaga was busy overnight. the song is described as modern ecstasy which is why i describe burritos being dropped by drones is another story. the fifth studio album. we don't know the name or release. grab your tissues. the next story is a tear jerker. ellen talked to a survivor of the orlandoig and told ellen that "rise" was a huge inspiration for him. >> the lyrics for that song so powerful. every word in that song is just powerful. i embraced it. my boyfriend is annoyed already by the song. i play it and play it. it's beautiful. >> it is a beautiful song. have you met katy yet or no? do you want to meet katy?
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? >> pretty good, right, guys? katy getting emotional meeting tony. tony told katy that listening to that song helped him recover while he was in the hospital and doctors call his survival a miracle. surprises did not end there. tony wants to go to film school. she offered to pay for his first year. pretty awesome. and tom hanks, one of the nicest guys in hollywood but think twice about traveling with him or his characters. his l plane that crash landed in the hudson river but "the washington post" says think about other movies that involved travel. "apollo 13." and then there's "captain phillips" where the ship is taken over by pirates. the list goes on. maybe you could take a train
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that's your "pop starts." have a good weekend. >> cute. thank you, carson. >> how about a check of the weather? >> dylan? do you want to try it? >> we're talking about the heat and heat advisories especially in and around philadelphia today where not only the high temperatures but combine that with humidity and it will feel very, very uncomfortable. temperatures today could break some records or at least come close to breaking records. in new york the record is 94. t that. in philadelphia, the record is 94. we should hit 95 today. we should tie a record through washington and also at laguardia we're going to most likely break the record there. not central park. we'll appointed out tropics right now. nothing really going on but a couple tropical waves that we're watching. it's this one just off the coast of africa that has a 70% chance of developing into something
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very ideal conditions. the good news is that all of the computer models are basically taking it away from land. even bermuda should not seen >> chris: good morning, everyone. it's a mild and muggy start. we do have temperatures this afternoon running into the low 90s with partly sunny skies returning. a couple spot showers around. especially in the morning and then again with the cool front coming through on sunday morning. so over the weekend, a couple of showers scattered about in t it will be warm, too. temperatures coolest at the coastline tomorrow. 70s at the coast. 80s inland. 90 today. cooling, >> we want to mention a special event happening tonight. the standup to cancer telecast will feature some of hollywood's biggest stars including ben
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vice president joe biden. >> sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the attacks of september 11th. >> this morning we're remembering that day and the people that lived through it. >> my name is lauren manning. on the morning of 9/11, i was in the north tower >> i'm firefighter john with ladder company 10 of the fdny directly across the street from the south tower of the world trade center. >> i was in middle school a few blocks away from the world trade center. >> my name is jamie. >> my name is nicole and we lost our dad on 9/11. >> i was heading to my office
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and partner. a wall of fire exploded outside of an elevator bank filling probably half of the lobby on the north side. i was engulfed in the flames. >> there was debris falling from the tower. pitch black outside because the smoke blocked out the sunlight. >> a teacher whispered in our teacher's ear and he came back to the front of the class and he said they've bombed the world trade center. >> i was 2 years old when i lost my dad. >> i was not born from pictures and videos that i have of him and with him from when he was alive. >> people started screaming and running and saying run for your life. don't look. just run. and so we started to run and run and what was happening was the tower was collapsing. >> i was actually in the building when the lights went out and then the building
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my prayers. i laid on the floor and i really just waited for the beam to hit me. waited for whatever was going to crush me to crush me. >> i opened the staircase door and my grandma was there standing in the door of her apartment on the phone, and she started screaming. she's alive. she's alive. she's here. because up until that point everyone thought i was dead. >> that was the beginning of my battle that day, which would continue on for many months more, three months in the icu. three mons and then three more months in a rehab hospital. >> a lot of the time something small will happen or we'll be somewhere and my mom or whoever i'm with will bring up that he used to have a certain quirk that something we did reminded them of him or we'll be somewhere that he loved so we feel like we can know him better. >> you know, a lot of time teenagers who have been through trauma will act out their trauma
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alcohol poisoning four times before i graduated college. >> like many firefighters that did go down to the trade center that dug afterwards and spent months there i've come down with ailments that prevent me from fighting fires. in 2012, the new york city fire department retired me with a disability pension. >> the last piece of the puzzle was getting sober and, you know, being in recovery. i was finally able to sort of not only put together again but i started to learn to look for the good in the world instead of the bad and that's what led me to this career in journalism. i also co-founded a site dedicated to positive stories and inspiring stories about people working to help social issues. it's called headlines for the hopeful. >> i have a small startup company. when we get situated, i have one of two locations in mind. perhaps a spot in the new world
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spot where people tried to take so much away from us seems like it might be a good idea. >> my first born son unfortunately right after birth he had a traumatic brain injury and he suffers from cerebral palsy and needs constant care. i have two other typical children. lots of fun. running around. causing mischief. no medical problems whatsoever. i believe that day god put his hands over me and he protected me and he said not today. today is not your time. he protected me and i survived because it was necessary for me to raise my son, rocco, to share in the joy and the hardship of raising a child with such a damaging disease. he's a perfect soul. >> my mom got remarried and now nicole and i have two other
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really close and he would be happy to see that we have come so far in life. >> my message to people is we will all be touched by adversity or wounded at some point in our lives but we can refuse to be held by it. i think that's why i survived. >> whatever it is, you just can't give up. there's always, always hope for a new beginning if we work for it. >> 15 years later i think this city is now better than it was before. never give up. never give up on your dreams. never give up on your count wri countrymen. never give up in pride. >> i remember talking to them in the immediate aftermath of all this. 15 years, first of all, it seems impossible. it's a morning nobody will ever forget especially when we were broadcasting and covering it
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>> so important to remember but also i think to see those journeys that people go on because, yes, they survived but what they had to contend with after that is just unimaginable. >> they all ended on a hopeful note. it was so nice to see that at the end. >> to see the tower and the beautiful blue sky again and i love what lauren said about, you know, rising again. how fitting it would be to have her new company start there. >> my son is in it's patriots day and they talk about the heroism ehere in new york city. >> it's nice when you said that. we all talked about the darkness of that day and yet in that darkness we met so many people who shined the light. and inspired us in really tough times. >> we should mention that they have books out. if you want to learn more about
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get gooey, flaky, happy. toaster strudel. >> this is 7news now. >> christa: good friday morning, everyone. 8:27 your time right now as we take a live look at boston. chris, it's kind of cool, but humid out there. >> chris: it's very muggy. dew points running close to 70 degrees, christa. we have enough moisture in place. a coue southern new hampshire. partly sunny skies this afternoon. that's when temperatures take off, closing in on 90 later on today. it will be a hot and humid day ahead of us. the humidity comes out a little bit,en cloudying the concert at fenway tonight. back into the 80s during that concert. a couple showers around saturday and sunday morning. >> christa: now to your top store risk. state health officials investigating after nearly 50 birds fell from the sky in dorchester. the majority of these birds were found near people's homes on
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had to be put down after becoming ill. the f.b.i. searching for this man that you see here, an alleged ms13 gang member. investigators say that he is arm and dangerous. he goes by the name "cabalo" and he was last seen in everett. the f.b.i. is offering up to $20,000 for information leading to his arrest. a judge expected to make a decision on the boston police body cameras today as the city argued in court all week over whether officers could be forced to wear cameras for a to wear cameras for a six-month-long pilot program. new hampshire college students are packing their backpacks and heading back to school. and thanks to kelly ayotte, along with the textbooks and pencils, many students are carrying more student loan debt. ayotte voted to cut pell grants and to raise student loan interest rates. because she sides with special interests looking out for their own bottom line, not our kids'.
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we're back. it's 8:30. it's friday, september 9th. great crowd. it's going to get hot when bastille takes our stage >> already hot. how would you like to be holding charlie right now? we're going to do another great surprise for you. >> it is game on. we pulled off a biggy. we pulled it off at the u.s. open. we'll talk about that in a sec.
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>> let's get a check of the weather. >> two of my favorite people. let's look at what's going on this weekend. actually going to be pretty nice for most of the middle of the country and out west. temperatures will start to cool off a bit dropping down into the 70s after being hot and humid. all that rain in the northeast, those are late day showers and thunderstorms. typical pop-up showers and storms and it will certainly cool things down after that cold front passes. so we'll start to see temperatures cool off a bit on morning. >> chris: good morning, everyone. it's a mild and muggy start. we do have temperatures this afternoon running into the low 90s with partly sunny skies returning. a couple spot showers around. especially in the morning and then again with the cool front coming through on sunday morning. so over the weekend, a couple of showers scattered about in the morning. not a washout over the weekend. it will be warm, too. temperatures coolest at the coastline tomorrow. 70s at the coast.
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90 today. cooling, now to a final installment in our tear jerking series. >> it's been a week of surprises for deserving viewers from monster trucks to celebrity chefs. how do you wrap things up? >> i don't want this one to end, you guys. after the show yesterday, i headed to the u.s. open. john mcenroe was playing a legends match in front of a huge crowd so we surprised a man whose life story will blow you away. >> my dad is amazing. he's the most giving, caring person. >> my father's philosophy of life is happiness.
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this ral happened but he lived through it. >> when les was just 6 years old, the nazis sent his entire family to a concentration camp. as a little boy, he cheated death time and time again. sent to the gas chambers but on that day they ran out of gas. >> my father's entire life was a series of horrors with a series of amazing people that went out of their way to help squad, an old man pushed him down and took the bullet instead. >> my father always focused not on the people shooting but the man that saved him. >> les came to america with nothing. he had a third grade education and learned english from comic books. >> we decided he's here for a purpose in life. helping people taking care of his family.
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person i know. walks around the house singing. and he loves his sports. >> tennis is one of the const constanconsta constants in my father's life. every morning on his way to work he'll stop by the tennis courts and do a couple pickup games. >> he's not bad either. he was kicked out of for being too good. >> john mcenroy is one of my dad's favorites. >> when john mcenroy plays, he's watching. >> giving your all and leaving nothing behind. that's how my father plays every game, every volley and having him celebrated on the court of the u.s. open, i can't imagine anything more fitting.
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we hide cameras and his family out of sight. son, aaron, is our accomplice. the match is under way and les has no idea that all of the cameras in the stadium are trained on him. with a win for mcenroy, it's game on for us. >> let's do it. let's do it. come on. >> hi, everybody. there is one audience who we are going to honor today. the person is standing among us. and this person has no idea. take a look up there at those monitors. at first it seems les has an important call to make. >> it's hard to believe. >> but then he gets it. >> my dad is amazing.
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>> within moments, his story wins over the crowd. >> a big round of applause for les. come on down. meet john mcenroe. >> i think you just saw my match. i got a little left in the tank so i'm thinking we should go out and play >> this will be just something special for him to remember. and it's part of his bucket list, you know. >> mcenroe has his moves but les has some shots of his own. a few good rallies and he ends
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>> everything he did was absolute inspiration. >> i can't believe you did that. >> afterwards he was getting swarmed by people on the court. it was really great. >> my gosh. he did well. >> he was amazing. it's a terrific, terrific family. i love them. >> good news. we just ordered up 20 more of those segments. you're going to be busy. a first look inside the smithsonian's long awaited new museum. first, on a friday morning, this is "today" on nbc. narrator: "by almost every measure, public charter schools have been a success." "they are models of inspiration." with "impressive results" and "eye-catching educational gains." it's turned my son's life around. narrator: "charter schools amount to hope" for kids all across massachusetts.
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8:39. we're back with a first look inside a very special place that's been decades in the making. >> we're talking about the
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culture. look who is here. lester holt. you got a sneak peek. >> really great place. congressman john lewis spent 25 years trying to get a bill passed that would make the african-american museum a reality. finally in 2003, president george bush signed it into law. 13 years later, the doors are about to open. the african-american story is the american story and the museum has been a dream for at least a hundred years. >> this is an opportunity to fulfill the dreams of many generations to actually have something on the mall that helps all americans understand how all of us have been shaped in profound ways by the african-american experience. >> i think a lot of people probably wonder to themselves what took so long. >> i think part of it was that candidly in order to tell this story, with very to be comfortable looking at america and all its faults. i'm not always sure americans are ready for that. >> the starting point in this
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how do you tell the story without making it all about slavery and oppression? >> i think what you want to do is find tension between moments that will make you ponder the pain of slavery and segregation and moments where you find joy in the community. >> a history that intertwines those moments where you can celebrate the first african-american president while trying to understand today's racial tensions. >> there's no way this is a simple march to progress. >> construction began 4 1/2 years ago on the 85,000 square foot museum. visitors will walk through 12 exhibits and see over 3,000 objects gathered by curators traveling the country. >> it's almost as if people were waiting for this museum to be able to say these stories are important. let me share them with the nation. >> the incredible african-american influence on sports, music and culture is
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muhammad ali's headgear. >> we have earth, wind and fire items. >> how do you recognize bill cosby? >> it was important to recognize that allegations have damaged his legacy so that's what we wanted to do. >> you included that down here in the last sentence. >> his career was severely damaged. >> a complex history for african-amers hope will open the eyes of all americans. >> by helping people wrestle with the unvarnished truth, maybe we can find healing over the issues that have divided us over our history. >> all 28,500 tickets sold out for opening weekend in less than an hour. the museum will host a festival all weekend long headlined by the roots. >> looks like it was worth the wait. >> it really was.
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still under cover. what an incredible experience it's going to be. >> feels like you could spend a couple days there. >> i think it's going to be one of those that you're not going to want to pop in for an hour. you'll have to devote some hours to it. >> good to see you. >> this is the morning. remember it? >> i try to sit right here and mr. lauer was -- >> thank you so much. coming up next, a guy that you live a portable life. new dannon oikos nonfat yogurt drink fits right in it. with 10 grams of protein... and zero added sugar, zero artificial sweeteners, zero fat. just what you need to help keep you going. new oikos yogurt drink.
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narrator: new hampshire, think a minute about kelly ayotte the politician. ayotte claims she's independent, then goes to washington and votes with the koch brothers 90% of the time. she takes millions from wall street and big drug companies, before everyday families. higher drug prices and cutbacks to our medicare. so, think about it: new hampshire can choose the special interests' senator with kelly ayotte... or a people's senator, for a change. i'm maggie hassan
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we're back now. 8:45 with a superstar of science. the director of the hayden planetarium here in new york city. in his spare time, he hosts the show "star talk" tackling the mysteries of the universe.
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looks a little bit like me. whose behind is bigger and whose chest is on the floor but when superpowers kick in, whoo. she can slap a whole nation of people on the way to taking care of business. >> just your typical science show. >> i'm laughing again. i'm sorry. why did you show that to me? >> in the first fewpi tackle superheroes, tight rope walkers and marijuana. >> there's science in everything. the science is fundamentally part of it. and so a lot of smokers out there. we bring in an expert on hallucinogenic drugs so the show looks at the science that infuses it. >> i watched the show. what i always think when i'm watching you host it is you go
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then they go off and actually do it. it's great. seriously. >> it's a celebration of all of the nuances that science touches our life no matter your profession. >> you have always said this is not for ph.d.s. this is for every day people. one of the way you communicate the magic of science is through a sense of humor. >> if you can't smile while yo how you learn anything. the universe is a hilarious place. >> that's what we've always said. >> knee slapping. >> a couple headlines relating to science recently. we just discovered a rocky planet orbiting our closest -- >> yes. it's the closest star system to the sun. it's a multiple star system. we found an earth-like planet
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>> it's a gold ilocks zone for that star. it's a cooler, redder star than our sun. that's not what's interesting. what's interesting is that it is an earth-like planet around the closest star. if you're going to have an inventory of what planets to visit first, that would be at the top of the list. however, the fastest thing we ever sent anywhere would take 35,000 years. 1,000 generations just to get there. >> plan ahead. >> you need to send a colony of really fertile people. >> in the few seconds i have left, i said to you in the commercial break, it was a difficult month for commercial travel into space with the spacex rocket explosion and you differed with that. >> if you're on the frontier, stuff goes wrong. they're trying to get us to space cheaper than anyone has ever done it before.
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experimental results of what not to do the next time. if you think about it that way -- if you're an entity that never makes mistakes, you are not on the frontier. >> that's a good way to put it as the way you put all these things relating to science which you are so passionate about. nice to see you. >> thank you. a pleasure. >> and you can catch the new season of "star talk" monday, september 19th on the national geographic channel. i love it it up next, a live performance on the plaza
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine.
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>> bastille burst on the scene and now album called "wild world." the gang is all here. they're ready to play. good morning. this is album release day for you. is the second album different from the first? >> it's a bit of an evolution. we're just super proud of it and excited for people to hear it. >> you had a hit with pompeii. it's a bit of a blessing and
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>> we try to ignore that and have fun making a record that we're proud of. it's different but still very much us, i think. >> you're going on tour in north america? >> we're going back to venues we first played when he came to the states. >> it's a return. you guys came here before. >> this is so nice to be back here. thank you for having us. >> so happy to have you. steamy. what are you going to play right now? >> "good grief." >> so what would you little maniacs like to do first? ? watching through my fingers watching through my fingers ? ? shut my eyes and count to ten it goes in one ear out the
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? burning bright right until the end ? ? now you'll be missing from the photographs, missing from the photographs ? ? watching through my fingers ? ? watching through my fingers ? ? in my thoughts you're far away and you are whistling a melody, whistling a melody ? ? crystallizing clear as day ? ? oh i can picture you s picture you so easily ? ? what's going to be left of the world if you're not in it ? ? what's going to be left of the world ? ? every minute and every hour i miss you, i miss you i miss you more ? ? every stumble and each misfire i miss you, i miss you i miss you more ? ? watching through my fingers ?
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? caught off guard by your favorite song ? ? i'll be dancing at a funeral, dancing at a funeral ? ? sleeping in the clothes you love ? ? it's such a shame we had to see them burn, shame we had to see them burn ? ? what's going to be left of the world if you're not it ? ? what's going to be left of the world ? ? every ? i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ? ? every stumble and each misfire, i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ? ? you might have to excuse me ? ? i've lost control of all my
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me ? ? i've lost control of all my words ? ? so get drunk ? ? call me a fool ? ? put me in my place, put me in my place ? ? pick me up off the floor ? ? put me in my place put me in my place ? ? every minute of every hour ? ? i miss you, i miss you, you more ? ? every stumble and each misfire, i miss you, i miss you, i miss you more ? ? watching through my fingers ? ? watching through my fingers ? ? cause every minute and every hour ? ? i miss you, i miss you, i miss
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shots ringing out in dorchester overnight. reports of two people taken to the hospital. we'll have the late. survivor sharing his story as we learn more about the driver behind the wheel. >> decision day a boston judge ruling on police body cameras today. why the pilot program is so controversial. good friday morning everybody. it's 9:00. thanks for joining us. i'm i'm christa delcamp. if you head outside it's some kind of strange. it's like summer is back in full swing. this afternoon it will feel like itten more. temperatures going to climb close to 90 this morning outside it's cloudy overcast, some spot showers out there. and as we head into this afternoon we will see more sunshine and that's going to help warm up the temperatures. already out there some spots into the upper 70s like boston, so mostly 70s on the board. and then this afternoon things


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