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good morning. breaking news. hurricane matthew, a category 4 storm, one of the strongest in years, bearing down on haiti and jamaica right now. evacuations under way. forecasters say it could be catastrophic. al's tracking its path. taxing the campaign? donald trump fends off new calls to release his returns after a report shows he may not have paid any federal income tax for years. and this morning, another controversy -- what former "apprentice" cast members and crew are saying about his behavior on the set of that reality show. robbed at gunpoint. kim kardashian held up in paris by men disguised as police
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millions in jewelry. the news reaching kanye in the middle of a concert. >> i'm sorry. family emergency. i have to stop the show. >> kardashian badly shaken but unharmed. police are investigating. wild win. the u.s. takes back the ryder cup for the first time in eight years before an electric and rowdy home crowd. we'll celebrate with two heroes of team usa "today," monday, october 3rd, 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 monday morning. if you look closely, do i have dimples on my eyeballs? >> just from smiling at the ryder cup? >> just from watching so much golf over the weekend. that was fun.
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you had every excuse to sit in front of the tv and veg. >> let's get to our top story this morning. a very powerful hurricane matthew set to bring flooding, rain and violent winds to parts of the caribbean today. our team is spread out across that region. al's keeping a close eye on the storm's path. let's begin with nbc's gabe gutierrez, he's with us by phone now from port-au-prince, haiti. >> reporter: matt, goo morning in port-au-prince overnight but the heaviest downpours are expected in the coming hours. the government started evacuating people from the southern part of the country saturday. with such an impoverished nation with such weak infrastructure, there could be no escape. overnight, one of the most powerful atlantic hurricanes in almost a decade pounded more of the caribbean. matthew slamming into southern
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triggering life-threatening flash floods. the coast of colombia and aruba seeing monster surf. winds peaked at 160 miles an hour. this morning, matthew is a violent category 4 hurricane, washing away roads, homes and bridges. eastern cuba also bracing for a direct hit. more than half a million people in matthew's path at the u.s. naval base at guantanamo bay, non, essential employees have been struggling to rebuild after the massive earthquake six years ago that is also facing the most devastation. up to 40 inches of rain in some areas could spawn deadly mudslides. the toll, some fear, will be catastrophic. >> reporter: haiti's interim president is warning residents to take cover. port-au-prince's airport has just closed. schools throughout the country are also shut down. and more than 1,000 emergency
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matt and savannah? >> gabe, thank you very much. residents in nearby jamaica also spent the weekend boarding up and stocking up, as well. nbc correspondent miguel almaguer is in kingston for us. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. the ominous clouds are here. wile we are not currently being pelted by rain and heavy wind as we were earlier, it is certainly in the forecast for later on today. hurricane matthew, a category 4 hurricane, is already reached its way into this area. this is what it looked like just a band here. this island country has been hit hard with a blast of flash flooding, swamping streets, homes and businesses. this is exactly what's in the forecast for later today. upwards of 20 inches of rain could fall here and wind gusts could also be a problem. millions are bracing for this category 4 hurricane. locals have made a run on supplies, gas, grocery and lumber is all in short supply. we are expecting those nasty
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the prime minister says all this country can do now is brace and wait. savannah? >> nerve-racking for all of them as well. miguel almaguer in kingston, jamaica. mr. roker, what's the latest? >> it just isn't changing. 390 miles southeast of kingston, 130-mile-per-hour right now, moving north at 6. we are looking for tomorrow, eastern jamaica could see another 5 to 10 inches of rain. inches. along the coast, the storm surge in haiti could see 7 to 10 inches. moving into tuesday afternoon and evening, eastern cuba, including guantanamo, up to 25 inches of rain. then on wednesday, the bahama islands are under it. six to eight-foot storm surges, rainfall of 10 to 20 inches. and here's what we're looking at now friday. this is the national hurricane center track. this is the u.s. model, the european model.
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european model brings it closer to the southeastern atlantic coast. friday afternoon and evening if the u.s. model brings it, brushing saturday morning the carolina coastline while the european model keeps it hanging around the southeastern atlantic coast. the models are a light divergent. big differences sunday morning and into sunday afternoon and evening. as we continue to track this we'll have to watch it very consensus now amongst the models. the entire southeastern and mid-atlantic coast have to be concerned as we head into the weekend. >> do models say it will be a hurricane? >> it will still be a hurricane, whether it is a major hurricane or category 2 or 3 is still up in the air. >> thanks very much. we'll have the latest on this storm throughout the morning. now to two new bombshells in the presidential race. donald trump facing more scrutiny over his taxes and now a report this morning that questions his behavior on the
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apprentice." nbc national correspondent peter alexander has the latest on all of it. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump facing new allegations this morning about the time that he was running that popular show, "the apprentice," allegations suggesting he demeaned women with sexist language. this comes in the latest streak of bad headlines for trump, including a report specifically that shows that in 1995, donald trump claimed a nearly $1 billion losn >> reporter: donald trump under fire this morning after a new report claims the republican nominee repeatedly demeaned women during his time as a reality tv boss on "the apprentice." the associated press interviewed more than 20 former cast and crew members that described trump's behavior behind the scenes as crass pointed to instances where trump made lewd comments about a camera woman, asked one contestant to twirl so he could ogle her figure.
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critic, randall pinkett, sized up female contestants. he was like, isn't she hot? check her out. kind of gawking. a trump spokesman denied the allegations telling nbc news these outlandish, unstub kangsakan unsubstantiated claims that no merit whatsoever. it comes as trump fends off new rela returns. trump claiming a nearly $916 million loss that could have allowed had imto legally avoid paying federal income taxes for up to 18 years. according to tax experts hired by "the new york times." the "times" receiving the documents from an anonymous tipster. they include markings from thump's then-wife marla maples. the campaign's response doesn't
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trump tweeting i know our complex tax laws better than anyone who's ever run for president and am the only one who can ever fix them. his advisors also pushing back. >> the reality is he's a genius. >> the genius of donald trump has been to make sure that he follows the law. >> reporter: the tax story punctuating a rough seven days for the billionaire. trump lashing out at the clintons this weekend. on hillary clinton's recent bout about pneumonia. >> she's supposed to fight all of these different things and she can't make it car. give me a break. give me a break. >> reporter: even their marriage. >> i don't even think she's loyal to bill. you want to know the truth. and really, folks -- really -- why should she be? right? >> reporter: now trump's trying to capitalize on audio released by an unknown source of hillary clinton discussing bernie sanders and his supporters during the primary. >> they're children of the great recession and they are living in
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they feel that they got their education and the jobs that are available to them are not at all what they envisioned for themselves. and they don't see much of a future. >> reporter: the clinton campaign verifying the audio saying clinton's inspired by the optimism and the drive of this generation and sanders supporters. trump on twitter, calling on sanders to pull his endorsement of "crooked hillary." five weeks to go, plenty of fodder for "saturday night live." >> he hasn't released his tax returns which means he's not that rich, not that charitable -- >> wrong. >> -- or he's never paid taxes in his life. >> wronger. >> reporter: that "new york times" tax report going to the heart of donald trump's rationale for being president. his business acumen. as for his treatment of women, nbc news, of course, was aware of "the apprentice," referred all questions to the show's executive producer mark burnett
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the associate press' repeated voicemails and e-mails. >> peter alexander, thank you. let's bring in nicolle wallace and steve kornacki. good morning. on the tax situation, if you listen to democrats, they say this report is a bombshell. it proves he may not have paid federal income taxes for up to 18 years. listen to trump and surrogates are saying, no, he is a business genius who understands taxes. what are the voters going to say? >> listen. i think the truth lies somewhere in the middle. for a normal campaign and a normal candidate really big deal. for a guy who's running as a do scoundrel -- his essential purpose of running for the candidacy, i have worked these rigged systems, i have bought politicians, i have basically benefited from a corrupt tax code. so you can trust me to fix it and dismantle it. that's his message. so i think he's in dire straits right now because of his temperament and his tweets. >> most of the headlines focused on the fact that these tax returns may demonstrate that he
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to me, the larger issue for him would be, here's a guy who's running on being a brilliant businessman who took a loss of many almost $1 billion in one year. a guy whose selling point is i'm going to run the government the way i run my business. >> i had the same reaction, too. ultimately in terms of the possibility of not paying taxes for two decades, that is a bombshell. on the other hand, a lot of people probably suspected this all along. that donald trump presents himself as. i do think his campaign is out there. you've heard that line "genius." chris christie and rudy giuliani were saying it. i think they're probably overselling it that way. the suggestion is you can get high-fives for it but i do think there was an opening here for trump to say, look, not saying you should like this, i'm saying you should realize this is a bad system, i recognize it is a bad
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want to open up. i do think there would be an opening. >> this was leaked. these three pages of that tax return from 1995 were sent to the "new york times." they say there was some sort of postmark on them that identified trump tower so that's either an insider or someone with a flair for the dramatic. >> right. we heard from one of the "new york times" reporters this morning on "morning joe" that there is an investigation under way to figure out how that stamp ended up on the envelope. these old school the way these documents ended up in "the new york times" in-box. they wrote on the envelope that they came from trump tower. on the campaign you have to deal with the situation you have. they have to explain this billion dollar loss and why they haven't paid taxes but there will also be a parallel operation under way to figure out how these documents left trump tower. >> that's a criminal issue"the
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>> i would warn the trump campaign if they spend too much time arguing about how they got out it looks like they're trying to hide something which is in direction contradiction to rudy giuliani and chris christie calling it genius. >> all right, guys. thank you. the only vice presidential debate tomorrow night, live coverage starts at 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 pacific. turning now to the deadly train crash in new jersey last week. it happened in hobokhoboken. investigators are have now in at the controls but they've run into a problem when it comes to the train's black boxes. nbc's tom costello has that part of the story for us. tom, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this train station is so unstable, investigators have been using a drone to survey the train in its final resting place. this morning we still don't have much new information about how fast this train was going or in fact what happened. >> reporter: this morning, photos from the ntsb showing the extensive structural damage
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access to much of the train. over the weekend they did interview engineer tommy gallagher who told investigators he'd gotten plenty of sleep the night before the crash. he said his cell phone was stored in his backpack during the trip and the train and brakes were working normally. >> he said when he checked the speedometer he was operating at 10 miles per hour when entering the station track. the engineer says he has no memory of the accident. he rbe floor of the cab. >> reporter: 10 miles per hour is the posted speed limit but witnesses say the train was going much faster. another setback for the ntsb, the first black box retrieved from the locomotive wasn't working. no recording of the train's actual speed or braking action. investigators hope a second black box still inside the train wreckage captured that data. meanwhile, the body of the 34-year-old mother who died in
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immediately after the crash, a man knelt beside her waiting for paramedics. >> i just told her, breathe, focus on your family and loved ones. i'm here, i'm not going to leave you. she fought. she really did try her best. >> reporter: this morning new focus on the new jersey transit safety record. federal rail inspectors were so concerned about the culture at nj transit they began safety audits over the summer finding dozens of alleged violations and >> so i believe on initial look that there is a lack of culture of safety. >> reporter: no comment this morning from nj transit. the ntsb says the signals appeared to be working normally, no problems with the tracks it appears. sources are pointing to similarities between this crash and the one in philadelphia more than a year ago. eight people were killed on that one. in both crashes, the engineer says he can't remember what happened and in both cases witnesses say the train was going way too fast.
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for us, thanks very much. back to al, we know you are watching the track of matthew. what else is on your radar? >> we have another zts thatstor that's going to make its way from the west, making its part into the midwest and parts of the plains. also watching wet weather in the pacific northwest. strong storms later this afternoon as this system makes its way east. we've got even more severe weather tomorrow. we'll look at that in the next half-hour. we've als through central and southern florida. nothing to do with matthew.
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>> chris: good monday morning, everyone. we start off mainly dry out there. some areas of low clouds and some partial sun at times. and this afternoon enough instability for a couple of these scattered showers, maybe even a rumble of thunder to pop up. most of them inland, especially close to and west of 495. look at the numbers. movement. from the wnd mid-60s coast. 7 on 7 forecast, does dry it out tomorrow afternoon. and brightening the skies after some low clouds in the morning. nice weather to >> and that's your latest weather. just ahead, more on hurricane matthew, what could be a catastrophic strike on the caribbean and its impact on the u.s. kim kardashian robbed at
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7:30. it is monday morning, the 3rd of october, 2016. great start to the week, great crowd on our plaza. we will get outside to say hello in just a couple of minutes. inside, here's the check of the morning's preparations ramping up in haiti, jamaica and cuba preparing for matthew. we'll have a live report from haiti in just a moment. opening statements of the trial of a georgia father accused of leaving his 22-month-old son to die in a hot car begin today. justin ross harris faces numerous charges, including felony murder. he maintains his son's death was a tragic accident.
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york times" has donald trump facing questions about his personal finances. the paper released part of the republican nominee's 1995 state income tax filings in new york, new jersey and connecticut. they appear to show he reported a net loss of more than $900 million. according to experts hired by the paper, that could have allowed him to pay no federal income taxes for up to 18 years. trump's campaign says he has paid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes over the years. now he is the most famous person in ohio. a crucial swing state. lebron james is weighing in on the race throwing his support behind hillary clinton. in an editorial for "busy insider," james says hillary is running on the message of hope and unity that we need. it is worth noting, several polls show clinton trailing donald trump among ohio voters. now back to this storm, matthew, one of the strongest atlantic hurricanes in years. it is bearing down on haiti. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in
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>> reporter: savannah, good morning. downpours are expected to start here in port-au-prince over the next few hours. this ss an is an impoverished c still struggling to recover. but parts of the country are expected more than 40 inches of rain triggering mudslides. the category 4 storm has been churning across the caribbean already dumping heavy rains across jamaica. also in its path. here in haiti schools are closed and more than 1,000 emergency shelters are open. port-au-prince's airport is also closed. >> mr. roker? >> that's right, guys. we have an update from the national hurricane center at 8:00. but i just spoke moments ago with the director of the hurricane center, dr. rick knabb, about the uncertainty and why everybody along the southeastern atlantic coast has to keep an eye on this.
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a direct hurricane impact in florida and we can't rule out impacts, potentially significant, farther up the east coast. everyone on the east coast needs to watch this cashfulrefully. but it is far enough out right now we don't have any watches or warnings out for the u.s. there is a possibility it comes closer to the coast than we are currently forecasting. possibility based on some other models it is farther offshore and impacts along the u.s. coast would be a lot less. so fortunately, even though there is that un see how this turns out, we do have the luxury of time to be able to think through what we're going to do if those watches and warnings are issued and if emergency managers give some instructions later in the week. >> dr. rick knabb at the national hurricane center. 130-mile-per-hour winds moving north at 5 miles per hour. it will thread the needle between cuba and haiti. we are looking at by saturday
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hurricane center plot, in this general area of southeast. the cone of uncertainty covering >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. we start off mainly dry out there. some areas of low clouds and some partial sun at times. and this afternoon enough instability for a couple of these scattered showers, maybe even a rumble of thunder to pop up. most of them inland, especially close to and west of look at the numbers. movement. from the weekend. mid-60s coast. 7 on 7 forecast, does dry it out tomorrow afternoon. and brightening the skies after some low clouds in the >> keep a track of matthew, get the forecast 24/7 on the weather channel. >> always a good idea. al, thank you very much. let's talk now about that frightening incident overnight for kim kardashian. the reality star robbed at
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nbc's kelly cobiella is there. kelly, good morning to you. >> reporter: kim kardashian, matt, was staying at this very discrete luxury hotel here. described as a bed and breakfast for millionaires. there was one security guard on staff overnight, unable to stop armed men dressed as police officers from getting inside, tying her up, and stealing her jewels. >> ricardo wants me to wear no makeup. what do you guys think? >> reporter: no no jewelry. kim kardashian in paris for fashion week, allegedly robbed just hours after this snapchat post and instagram share. >> on the way to givenchy. >> reporter: even poking fun at security, "always in my shop," she wrote. but her security team apparently unable to protect her overnight. according to a paris judicial source, at least two masked gunmen tied her up inside this luxury hotel, locking her in the bathroom according to local
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estimated $10 million in jewelry. her sisters, court kourtney karn and super model kendall jenner, also in, rushed to be by her side. she is said to be shook up, badly shaken but unharmed. kanye west cut a concert short telling fans -- >> i'm sorry. family emergency. i have to stop the show. >> reporter: the couple famously in love with paris, hosted friends and family for an e two years ago staying at the same hotel before marrying in italy. just last week kardashian west was attacked as she walked flu a paris restaurant and infamous aukrainian prankster diving in for a kiss was tackled by security. kim kardashian has already spoken to police and reportedly out of the city on her way back to los angeles, we understand. we spoke to the hotel earlier today. they wouldn't comment on the robbery, wouldn't even confirm that kim kardashian was staying
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in an age when political ads are everywhere -- >> the time has come. >> reporter: these spots seem suspiciously familiar. tekate poking fun at donald trump's signature proposal. >> this wall might be small, but it is going to be huge. >> reporter: or audi taking advantage of last week's debate audience to show off a duel of its own. complete with >> the classified e-mails certainly perhaps symbolizing a certain candidate. then of course, the taco bowl probably symbolizing a certain candidate. >> reporter: the automaker trying to avoid partisanship but still be part of the political conversation. >> if you look at the comments, how many shares it's had, how often it's been viewed, we do feel like it was worth it. >> reporter: all of it aimed at boosting the bottom line by dipping into what's dominating
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>> when advertisers are up against lower viewership and ad blockers and everything else today, it makes a lot of sense for them to try and come out and make a bold statement, even if it possibly alienates some of their audience. >> reporter: take celebrity cruise lines. >> far from the talk of building walls, far from the threats of keeping people out, far from the rhetoric of fear is a world of differences. r this ad. one viewer says, it took a lot of guts and i'm really proud of celebrity. but from others -- "disrespectful" and "a really bad idea. i don't want to see politics mixing with leisure." >> our lives aren't made better when we close ourselves off to the world. >> reporter: the company's ceo in an online post surprised promoting travel would be perceived as political but acknowledging this "unusual year," telling nbc news, "our business is about exploring the
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cultures, and befriending people from other places. our ad supported that philosophy. companies weighing the risk of turning off viewers with the reward of getting through to them. >> we're definitely going to see more politically themed ads. >> reporter: potentially a payoff with commercials this campaign selling more than just a candidate. don't expect to see these kinds of commercials go anywhere any time soon. remember, with the last debate drawing mo are than 80il debates could be an opportunity to make a major splash for these companies. matt? savannah? coming up, '80s music icon rick astley. and carson will explain why everyone is talking about that photo of team usa's ryder cup
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this weekend. we kind of communicated a little bit. talked about this picture. >> that wasn't hard to find. i was just sitting right there watching golf all weekend. one of the biggest weekends for golf. it ended with team usa winning the ryder cup after an eight-year drought, only the third time they've won in the last two decades. the 12. man u.s. team dominated europe with the biggest winning margin since 1981. as can you imagine, the players celebrating on the green. they had the champagne. this one definitely gone viral. members of team usa are kissing their significant others. but you see young ricky fowler, sort of shrugging and mugging for the camera. obviously the internet will have some fun with this one. sara writing, "we've all been there, ricky fowler." ryan adding, relationship status -- ricky fowler in this picture. also act as a consolation prize to some of team europe's fans,
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europe loss but ricky fowler cheering me up. we have coming up on the show, more about the cup, bringing it back to the united states with the u.s. team's emotional leader, patrick reed, with that incredible match yesterday beating rory mcilroy and ryan moore who a week ago wasn't even on the team. he was the captain's pick. he sealed the deal with the last putt on 18 that sealed the victory for the like my entire high school time. he'll be fine. just ahead -- how would you like to be on that plane? the story behind a little bit of a bumpy landing. after a check of your local news and weather. ?
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>> this is 7news now. >> sarah: good morning, everybody. 7:57 right now as you take a live look at braintree. send it over the chris lambert for a look at your forecast. >> chris: sarah, clouds, a little sunshine peering on through. 58 i do have some clouds and breaks of sun through the day. just enough instability for a couple pop-up showers this afternoon. maybe even a thunderstorm in worcester county. most of them close to 495 and points west. can't rule out an isolated one east toward the coastline. mid-60s coast. low 70s inland. highs. chance for a couple scattered showers inland. as well. >> sarah: now for your other top stories today man. is fighting for his life after he was shot in roxbury. it happened sunday afternoon on warren street. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up -- all eyes on hurricane matthew. the massive storm, the strongest in nearly a decade, slams into islands across the caribbean as it sets its sights on the u.s. so where is it headed? then, the hardest role of his life. in a heart breaking essay, robin williams' widow reveals her husband's battle with a deadly disease that drove him to take his own life. his final words to her and why she treasures them to this day. and live from the campaign
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pulling no punches on the presidential debate. >> this man is clearly unfit to be commander in chief. >> wrong. >> he is a bully. >> should up. >> he started the birther movement. >> you did. >> with a new trump -- >> my microphone's broke. >> and the same old clinton. >> this is going so well. >> a look at how the cast is just getting warmed up "today," monday, october 3rd, 2016. >> woo! >> hello, seattle! go hawks! >> all the way from lafayette, indiana! >> it's our first time in the big apple! woo! ? >> we're here celebrating my 17th birthday. >> woo! >> good morning, cleveland! celebrating mo's birthday! we're back now.
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it is the 3rd day of october, 2016. and i'm not exactly sure why, though actually, this is a bit of a holiday today so we have a big crowd here. actually, a lot of kids who are off school. >> rosh hashanah. guys, coming up, i had the great honor of getting my makeup done this morning next to the one and only melissa ethridge. one of our favorite people. she's here this mor >> she's got a new record. wednesday, al is heading to prince's iconic paisley park. >> i am so excited. we're going to give you a first-ever look inside his estate and recording complex. plus, we're going to be speaking exclusively to prince's sister. again, that's coming up wednesday, only on "today." >> look forward to that, al. but first, let's get a check of the top stories of the morning. here is your "news at 8."
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washington. hillary clinton campaigns in ohio today, while her top surrogates, bill clinton and vice president biden barnstorm other key battleground states. the democrats pouncing on that news about donald trump's taxes, all while trump tries to turn the page from another rocky stretch. this morning, more fallout over donald trump's taxes. "the new york times" revealed three pages of trump's 1995 tax returns, showing he declared a $916 million loss, which may have allowed him to legally taxes for 18 years. trump supporter rudy giuliani on defense on "meet the press." >> the reality is, he's a genius. >> reporter: and while trump hasn't released his tax returns, his campaign says he's paid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes over the years. trump himself tweeting sunday, "i know our complex tax laws better than anyone who has ever run for president and am the only one who can fix them." the clinton campaign pouncing,
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all how smart he really is?" in pennsylvania saturday, trump tried to put the focus back on hillary clinton, imitating her for getting sick during the 9/11 memorial service. >> she can't make it 15 feet to her car. give me a break. give me a break. >> reporter: and then leveling this stunning and baseless accusation. >> i don't even think she's loyal to bill, you want to know the truth. and really, folks, really, why should she be? right? >> reporter: the clinton campaign declining to respond directly but casting trump's increasingly personal attacks as desperate. >> trump has had a really bad week. he failed in the debate. he has spun out of control. >> reporter: meanwhile, clinton also on defense after audio leaked of her during a private fund-raiser in february in which
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supporters are living in their parents' basements. on sunday, sanders, who has been campaigning for clinton, backed her up. >> what she was saying there is absolutely correct. and that is you got millions of young people, many of whom took out loans in order to go to college, hoping to go out and get decent paying, good jobs. you know what? they're unable to do that. >> reporter: potentially adding to trump's problems, the associated press is reporting this morning that on broadcast on nbc, he repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, even talking about which contestants he would like to have sex with. in a statement to nbc news, the trump campaign says these outlandish, unsubstantiate and totally false claims fabricated by publicity hungry, opportunistic disgruntled former employees have no merit whatsoever. trump campaigns in colorado today. matt? >> kristen welker, thank you very much. turning now to hurricane
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threatening jamaica and haiti. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in haiti's capital of port-au-prince. gabe, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. the torrential downpour is expected to start within the next few hours and hurricane matthew could be catastrophic for haiti. this is a country that's still struggling to recover from that devastating earthquake back in 2010. now parts of it could see up to 40 inches of rain. that could trigger deadly mudslides and floods. hurricane matthew is now violent category 4, churning across the across jamaica. in its path, also eastern cuba, as well as the bahamas. here in haiti, the airport is shut down, and schools are closed. the interim president is urging residents to take cover. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you very much. protesters blocked traffic for a second straight night in los angeles expressing outrage over the deadly police shooting of a black teenager. the l.a.p.d. says an 18-year-old
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ran from a vehicle that was being pursued by police. officials say a handgun was recovered at the shooting scene. the names of the officers involved haven't been released. los angeles' mayor, eric garcetti, is promising a thorough and proper investigation. reality star kim kardashian reportedly headed home to los angeles overnight after a really frightening ordeal in paris. according to a french judicial source, kardashian was tied up and robbed at gunpoint inside a private hotel where she was stayin estimated $10 million in jewelry. a spokesperson describes kardashian as being badly shaken but physically unharmed. her husband, kanye west, abruptly cut short his own concert in new york telling fans he had a family emergency. just ahead, robin williams' widow is opening up. what she's saying for the first time about his struggles and in his final weeks. and then the story behind this video. you might not enjoy if you're a
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of an undiagnosed, incurable disease. >> reporter:e she says robin wa losing his mind and he was aware of it, and not something he would ever know the name of or understand. three months after his death autopsy reports diagnosed williams with defused lewy body dementia, an that mimics the effects of alzheimer's an parkinson's. >> this is a disease that's hard to recognize, hard to side, because at the beginning it is subtling affecting the way we think and it subtly affects the way we are able to move. people don't recognize this illness until it progresses. >> reporter: the comedic genius known for his brilliance was
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use his mind. >> hello! >> reporter: the problem, his wife says, emerging in full while on the set of "night at the museum 3. robin was having trouble remembering even one line for his scenes. can you imagine the pain he felt as he experienced himself disintegrating? susan continues, how i wish he could have known why he was struggling. it was not a weakness in his heart, spirit or character. susan goes on to describe the struggle robin faced knowing he she felt not being able to help. "this loss of memory and inability to control his anxiety was dev state offing to him. he kept saying, i just want to reboot my brain." my husband was trapped in the twisted architecture of his newer ror neurons. i couldn't pull him out. you could say he can chemical warfare in his brain. "when we retired to sleep in our customary way, my husband said,
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his words still echo in my heart today. susan says she wrote that essay with the hope it will help doctors better understand their patients and the spouses who care for them. that's really her big mess ang message at the end, like we're all rooting for you to find a cure for this. >> thanks, hoda. turning now to trendz i"tre" if you have a fear of flying, you may not love this. >> that's right. is a landing in britain. but this was an especially windy day. just as the pilot tries to touch down, winds hit him. both directions. almost going sideways. imagine being on that plane. the pilot decides, no, we're getting out of here. we're turning around, we're going to try this one more time. that was successful. and no one got hurt. >> wow. >> can you imagine trying to
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the ryder cup is a huge "trending" topic this morning. the americans walking away with a win over europe, first time that happened since 2008. two members of the u.s. team are with us now. patrick reed and ryan moore. guys, good morning. congratulations. [ cheers and applause ]. >> yeah! >> hey, patrick, let me start with you. would you be my partner in a member guest tournament in a couple weeks? i need some of your -- >> i'd love to. >> i need s talk to us about the atmosphere, guys. ryan, patrick. what was it like walking the fairways being on those greens with that crowd doing what it was doing? >> i mean it was electric out there. we had patrick leading the way yesterday for us as a team and he got the crowd into it. played an amazing match. but just the support all week was incredible. from our practice days, all the
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it was just 40 people deep walking down every single fairway. and i mean just an amazing atmosphere to play golf in. >> guys, congratulations. carson daly here. patrick, that match-up you had with rory, man, it was so much fun to walk you. walk us through that first eight holes. you had the finger wag going. the sportssportsmanship. what was it like when you guys won? >> it was it was one of those matches we knew was very crucial for both teams. when are up first, you need to get that red on the board early because it sets the tone for the day and it gets the momentum going. going up against a guy like rory, you know you are going to have to make a bunch of birdies. once he birdied 3, we went one down. but when i eagled 5, then sitting there thinking, i might have shook him a little bit, but
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putt after putt the next couple holes. it was just very fun and exciting match. >> ryan, you weren't even a member of this team until basically the day before you had to be picked. you had about a day to get ready to get there. then you end up being the guy in the match that basically closes it out. have you gotten your arms and your head around it yet? >> no. no, i haven't. i mean it's been such an amazing week to go from really not being on the team until last being a part of this whole group. my goal being here was to prove the captains right, to prove they made the right decision and to go out and get some points for my team. and to be the guy that actually got that point to punch clench the cup. i didn't actually know at the moment. i was so focused on the putt i was going to hit there that i wasn't really paying attention. so i walked off the green and
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you can't write it any better than that. >> if you could both just do me a favor. it was my daughter's 13th birthday yesterday. if you can look in the camera and apologize to her that her father spent the whole day watching golf. that would be great. all right, guys. [ laughter ] >> you're back in the doghouse. >> you're in the sand trap. >> exactly. >> you're on your own. >> patrick and ryan, thank you, . >> carson, let's do "popstart!." up first to "snl," back from its break, the show grabbed its biggest numbers for a season premier in eight years. this might be why. >> my microphone's broke. she broke it. with obama. she and obama stole my microphone.
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somebody's sniffing here. i think it is her sniffs. she's been sniffing all night. testing. testing. >> secretary clinton, what do you think about that? >> i think i'm going to be president. >> later in the show, another highlight, larry david returning to play bernie sanders. have a look. >> senator clinton is the prune juice of this election. she might not seem that appetizing, but if you don't take her w, clogged with crap for a very long time. >> this weekend lynn manuel moran will be the guest. it's been almost two years since bruno mars launched a video. this morning he released a
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ed he may call it a single but he calls it an invitation to the party. >> we have a party on the plaza. fingers crossed. rick astley is finding new success with his latest album called "50." but does he ever get tired of singing or hearing about his biggest songs from 1987? well, rick tells the "new york post," i have a nice life because of those hits. i'll never be the sort of person who doesn'tan songs. i sing them with reverence. that's good news, rick will be here live in the studio this thursday. that's your "popstart!" guys. >> no one is looking more forward than you. surprising rick astley. huge fan. >> yeah, absolutely. what's not to like? >> exactly. >> mr. roker? >> never going to give you up. never going to let you down. let's get the latest now.
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hurricane center on matthew. you see the eye right here. right now 220 miles southeast of kingston, jamaica, still 130-mile-per-hour winds, moving north at 6. here is the latest track. a category 4 storm as it moves through wednesday between cuba and haiti. by saturday morning, 105-mile-per-hour winds. a category 2 storm somewhere along the southeastern atlantic coast. we're going to continue to track that. then as we look closer to home, tomorrow we've got the risk for some very severe he down into northern texas. potential for very large hail. damaging tornadoes also possible as this front pushes through with a very vigorous low pressure system. storms developing from the dakotas into oklahoma and some pretty heavy rains as well, anywhere from three to five inches from central minnesota all the way down into kansas. >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. we start off mainly dry out there. some areas of low clouds and some partial sun at times.
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instability for a couple of these scattered showers, maybe even a rumble of thunder to pop up. most of them inland, especially close to and west of 495. look at the numbers. movement. from the weekend. mid-60s coast. 7 on 7 forecast, does dry it out tomorrow afternoon. and brightening the skies after some low clouds in the >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thanks. an nbc n correspondent tom brokaw is here. by the way, he is celebrating a remarkable five decades at nbc. >> that's very impressive. through the years he's witnessed changes, big and small. this morning he's here to show us how a new generation is redefining what success looks like. tom, always good to see you. good morning. >> great to be here. always. 50 years at this place, i'm going to stay until they find out who i am and what i'm doing. so far it's worked out very well. the biggest change i think in the 50 years in a kind of cosmic
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how we have changed almost everything we do. we communicate, we live, how we work. and i went down to lower manhattan to explore a place called we work. and it began in my office, actually. >> when i started in journalism 50 years ago, this was the goal. a big corner office. i got lucky. i got lucky just in time to be out of fashion. big was in then, small is i now. >> reporter: there is no sho shortage of people around nbc who would be happy with my office. but my daughter andrea, a digital music executive, would say, no, thanks. she leases space at wework, a company that provides a variety of work spaces for the digital generation. this doesn't look like work space. this looks like a college student union to me. >> but that's the beauty of it. work and play have become very much connected. this is much more about i need a
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i'm going to have a cup of coffee, i'm going to hang out and have lunch with someone. >> reporter: wework offers everything from a place to plug in your laptop to your own office space with full technical support. the co-founder, adam newman -- >> first of all, we want fulfillment, fulfill nlt ment i place we work, in the place we live, in the communities where we live and are willing to work for it. if you give us that fulfillment, we'll settle for less space, less corner apartments. more community. >> reporter: less space but big ideas. >> today i'm working on a project that's looking how to scale up financing options for small agra businesses in kenya, india and guatemala. >> my. company makes greeting cards that come to life. >> we make donation boxes for credit cards. >> reporter: a bit generous. you gave a buck. >> gave a buck. >> reporter: wework can also be
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call, investors turning me down, it is nice to get a cold beer and chat with other people. >> reporter: all part of what the founder, adam newman, calls the "we" generation. >> it is not limited to age. everyone understands the sharing economy. being something greater than yourself that's meaningful is a member of the "we" generation. >> reporter: and the next frontier, welive. a communal approach to new york city living with the same cool high-tech vibe. >> it's taken this huge city that used to be me. >> the soul has been taken out of a lot of these places and we want to bring it back, not only in a way that fulfills people. >> this generation is changing everything that we have taken for granted over the years. often they change jobs. between the ages of 20 and 31, they'll change jobs six times. they don't want a permanent place. the welive situation, $1,375 a
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you've got the basics, then you go downstairs. >> i went to a meeting the other day in a big building. the doors opened up on the wework space. it was like a party going on in there! >> it goes on 24/7. my daughter was working out of that one because she has a membership, she can drop in at other wework locations around the city, or around the world for that matter. >> brilliant. >> i will take your office, by the way. >> it does need a little fixing up. come on by, i could use some help. coming up, it's the chef's choice in our kitchen. we've got that coming up right after your local news and
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>> this is 7 news now. >> kris: good morning. it is 8:27. a live look outside. another gray, gloomy start to the day. chris lambert, it's in the as bad as it was this weekend. >> chris: some areas have sunshine. i saw a little sun glim nerg boston. 58 right now. 56 down in plymouth. most of the clouds have b have had some patches of low clouds inland, as well. best chance for a pop-up shower or even a thunderstorm will be inland this afternoon, especially close to and west of 495. closer to 70 this afternoon. mid-60s at the coast. a little bit cooler tomorrow. start off early with clouds and some drizzle. and get some sunshine into late week. watching matthew for the weekend. >> kris: chris, thanks so much. top stories this morning, wilmington school officials set to deal with allegations against the district superintendent. state police say she was
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salem last month. members of the school committee say they just learned of this arrest recently and will discuss possible discipline measures during today's meeting. police are continuing to investigate a deadly crash that happened in yarmouth over the weekend. detectives say two cars crashed head on, on buck island road saturday morning. both drivers were pronounced dead on the scene. a third person was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. patriots' quarterback tom brady can rejoin the team today. his suspension ended earlier this morning. t.b. 12 will start of the season sunday when the pats visit cleveland. patriots are now 3-1 after getting shut out at home by the buffalo bills on sunday. at ikea, we believe that everything -
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good morning, everybody. we're back. it's 8:30. it's october, specifically the 3rd of october, monday morning. great day. lots of pink power on our plaza this morning. we're so happy to have the breast cancer survivors and advocates on our plaza. we'll talk more about that in a week. inside, we have grammy winner melissa ethridge to
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we'll get in there and check that out in a little while. and we are going to dive in a double-duty recipe for brisket from adam richmond. this recipe is going to blow you away. come to mama. carson, there is a little girl over here that wants on her 10th birthday wish to kiss charlie. >> hi! both of you. sure. hold on. come here, charlie. come here, buddy. >> sorry about that. there you go. birthday kisses. happy birthday, guys. thanks for coming. all right. all right, buddy. >> all right. let's show you what's going on. as we look at the week ahead, wet weather and some mountain snows. back through the plains. we're also looking at some strong storms as we get into the midweek period into the central plains. wet weather and unsettled weather in the pacific
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wet weather down through florida. as we get to the latter part of >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. we start off mainly dry out there. some areas of low clouds and some partial sun at times. and this afternoon enough instability for a couple of these scattered showers, maybe even a rumble of thunder to pop up. most of them inland, especially close to and west of 495. look at the numbers. movement. from the weekend. 7 on 7 forecast, does dry it out tomorrow afternoon. and brightening the skies after some low clouds in the >> and that's your latest weather. >> look who's here. >> i know. >> abigail spencer is here, one of the stars of the new nbc show "timeless." she place a history professor who needs to travel back in time to stop a criminal intent on changing the course of american history, which sounds
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you say this role for you of lucy is a perfect fit. why? >> well, because she's goofy and she's smart. so i get to actually play someone who's smart, unlike myself which is great. and every week we do a different history lesson and also i get to be in a different costume, a different time period. i love vintage clothing and i love history so i get to learn something and i get to teach something. it's great. >> i was thinking, it probably is quite educational because you are -- the show takes you back into these different eras. it is also thought do certain things, how that might change the course of human history. >> that's the bigger question, like we all think, if i went back in time i would definitely change things, i would absolutely change things. but now we are given the power and the responsibility to do that and you don't realize the effect it could have on your future which really affects my character. >> have you thought about what time you would go back to, if you could? >> all the time. i'd probably go to the garden of eden, be like, eve, don't eat that apple.
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beginning. >> let's set this right. >> nip it in the bud! >> by the way, you know who she calls her fairy godmother? >> someone we really love. >> kathie lee gifford. >> yeah. she totally changed my life. i was sitting in the audience of her talk show and that's where i got my first job on "all my children." the casting director saw me on the show and connected with kathie lee. it was amazing. >> the rest is history. >> the rest is history. >> thank you so much. >> she's going to be back with hoda and her fairy godmother a little later this morning. "timeless" airs tonight right here, 10:00, 9:00 central time on nbc. guys, as you can see, we've turned the orange room pink in honor the breast cancer awareness month. hoda is here with me to help kick things off. >> look what we've done. little pink living area. we've whooped it up.
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survivor, as is my beautiful mother as well. this month we are finding ways to support and shares stories of those affected. >> the four warriors in pink conducted a survey of breast cancer patients and survivors to see what they really need most in their fights. turns out it really comes down to those basic every day things. >> let's break it down even further. 83% of the women surveyed said that one of the most pressing concerns is maintaining their normal routines and they really appreciated help with things running some simple errands and even preparing meals. 96% said small gestures from family and friends can make a big difference during treatment. i heard that you also have some great surprises in store for patients and survivors all throughout this month. >> we have so many great things all throughout this month. first check out this one. we found a whole bunch of women who's been through kind of a difficult ride but they are having a total spa day.
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flew them all in. it was a surprise. later on in the week we'll have all kinds of things. we're taking people later this month to a concert and there is a lot coming up. i give people massages. i mean come on. >> you can catch this full piece that will air tomorrow right here on "today." >> all right. coming up next, is it chef's choice in our kitchen. adam richmond shares his go-to brisket recipe. delicious. but first, what is it -- this is "today" on nbc. vo: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, but on our rights, she's squarely with donald trump: trump: planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. vo: ayotte agrees, voting six times to do just that - defund planned parenthood.
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not fair you guys! waffles are my favorite! ah! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. back now, 8:38 with "today food." all this week it's chef's choice in our kitchen. here with a family recipe you can really dig into is adam richmond. he stars in this saturday's all-star halloween spectacular on hdtv food network and travel
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because you made spaghetti pie here a while ago that was my favorite thing ever. >> then you made it like this trending awesomeness so you are my hero. so thank you. >> today we are bramaking brisk. >> this is grandma's recipe. happy almost birthday to my amazing grandma. i love you so much, grandma. ginger ale, cola, coffee, soy course brisket. >> why coffee, first of all? >> i find coffee and the ca carbonated beverage helps break down some the fibrous tissue. you need to cook it down for a while. >> soda doesn't make it too sweet? >> i don't think so. a lot of sweetness kind of cooks off and sort of adds something to that really rich, rich beef.
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the marinade? >> you can let it sit in this bag about two hours, even overnight. just let it go in the zip top bag. we have this done here. you can separate the marinade, you can put it in, mix it right in there. throw in the garlic powder. excellent. couple grinds of fresh pepper. we threw in some salt. again, you can lift the brisket up. the thing you want to make sure keep it fat side up. that's going to keep basting the meat as you cook it. >> this goes in the oven. >> we'll cover this one up. >> how long we cooking this? >> this at 250 for about two hours. we'll get something that looks like this. uncover, if you wouldn't mind adding a little more ginger ale. we're going to cook like this a little bit more. you see it's reduced in size. if you see it looks a little bit dry, pour a little bit on top. >> the guys are downstairs
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>> so this goes back in the oven. let it go for about another 90 minutes to two hours. last half-hour, uncovered. >> this is what it looks like when it comes out. it is spectacular. say the rare occasion people don't eat all the brisket on the first pass, you've got a great recipe for leftovers. >> you have left overwhite rice from like takeout food. we have the brisket. we have traditional asian ingredients. t we have some southwestern ones. we have garlic and -- excuse me, black peppercorn -- black bean, rather. we're going to take the corn and actually remove the silk but keep the actual husk. wet it down, fluke it for six to seven minutes. cut it right off the could be. roast at 350, five minutes. get a nice char on the corn.
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brisket. there is usually enough fat on brisket but for right now we'll keep all those awesome little bits that are on the bottom of the pan because that's all flavor. we'll throw the rice in. you can use steamed rice or leftover right what you reheat with a little bit of water. press right into the bottom of the pan. throw in a little ginger and a little garlic. press it to the bottom crispiness. >> it's the best. you get something that looks like that one down here. start adding this in. black beans. beautiful. little bit of the roasted corn. keep stirring, if you will. green onion. little bit of soy sauce. little bit of sesame oil. >> guys?
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>> fantastic. >> then we'll add in this beautiful, beautiful brisket that we've browned up. no, wait. if we're going to do it right, then let's do it right. oh, yeah. definitely want to add that fried egg. >> you've done it again. >> thank you. >> you repeated your greatness. we love it. you can get today's recipes on today.com/food. up next, live performance ethridge. but first, this is "today" on nbc. ? why do banks treat you and your money like this?
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charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. please vote yes on question 2. for stronger public schools. >> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. ladies and gentlemen, melissa ethridge is of course a music icon, a winner of multiple
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>> always a pleasure to visit you guys. >> this is like an homage to the memphis sound. i hear you even made a hill g pilgrimage for this. >> it was important i went down and surrounded myself in the culture. i believe memphis is truly the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. >> you said every song on this album touches every part of me. >> when i look at rock 'n' roll comes from soul mu music, which is like r&b, country, and everything all kind of mixed together. when i went back to do this soul album, i just went back to some of my favorite artists, otis redding. they're all on the stacks label, this incredible label in memphis that was interracial. >> bb king on it as well. >> actually, no.
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wilson pickett and the staples singers. i hope these songs are relevant to the time and can bring peace and strength to a lot of folks. >> that are timeless. you are going to sing a classic this morning? >> yes. a sam and dave classic, "hold on, i'm coming." ? ? oh hey ? ? now don't you ever be sad ? ? lean on me when times are bad ? ? when the day comes and you're in doubt ? ? in a river of trouble about to drown ?
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? hold on i'm coming ? ? hold on i'm comin' ? ? hold on i'm comin' ? ? i'm on my way i'll be your lover ? ? when you feel cold i will be your cover ? ? no need to worry because i'm re ? no need to suffer baby because i'm here ? ? hold on i'm coming ? ? hold on i'm comin' ? ? hold on i'm comin' ? ? hold on i am coming ?
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satisfaction ? ? call my name for quick reaction ? ? hey ? ? ? ? now don't you ever feel sad lean on me when times are bad ? ? when the day comes and you're in doubt ? ? in a river of trouble and about to drown ? ? hold on i'm comin' ?
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? hold on here i come i'm comin' ? ? here i come hold on i'm comin' ? >> woo! >> melissa ethridge, everybody! >> oh, my gosh. you were born to sing that song! i can't believe all this sound comes out of one little person. you are amazing. >> she's awesome. >> "memphis rock and soul." it is out on friday. do yourselves a favor and pick it up. >> absolutely. coming up next, the star of "girl on the train," haley bennett is here. but first, this is "today" on nbc. she saw the boots and fell for fall all over again. was she expecting to find the perfect designer boots at such an amazing price? no.
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interviewer: what would you do with five minutes to kill and a smartphone? man: check the scores. woman 1 : uh, probably post a pic. woman 2: text a friend. interviewer: how about register to vote? man: really? galvin: you can. five minutes online and a massachusetts driver's license is all it takes to register so you can vote for our next president. go to register to vote m-a dot com. it's that easy. woman 2: done. i just registered.
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8:52. let's get some birthday wishes. >> we've got some great folks help from our friends at smucker's. first up, happy 100th birthday to joe babin of cleveland, ohio. he didn't retire from running his own business until he was 80 years old. sara rothwell is 103 years old. she plays bingo. she's from philadelphia, pennsylvania. says the secret to her longevity, make new friends at every age.
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gertrude poe from baltimore, maryland. love the hat. james edward shelby celebrating 100 years. this decorated war veteran is from mayfield, ohio. we salute your service, sir. awarded three bronze stars, two purple hearts and still fits into a world war ii uniform. god bless you. eva george clement from louisiana is 100 years old. rumor has it she makes the best gu send us some. happy 75th anniversary to this beautiful couple. the two met while working at a restaurant. i guess they took a good tip and they got married one month after dating. as always, you can keep the celebration going at today.com/smucker's. look who's joined us on our couch? this is haley bennett, one of the stars of the highly
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train." >> she place megan, a girl lo seems to have a picture-perfect life. haley was just saying she's nervous. do you have any idea? we are no big deal at all. >> this is the bottom of your pr bar. >> everything's up from here. >> i've heard from people who have seen this everybody that it is better than the book. i've heard that -- >> were you a fan of the book, haley? >> i was. i actually read the book when i was doing "the magnificent seven" because it was all guys. it was seven guys. wanted to have some just some reading material. i picked up the book because it just had the name "girl" in the title. >> little did you know you'd be playing megan who is obviously a central figure in it. >> yeah. yeah. megan is an important character. she's one of the three female narrators. like you said, rachel's character, she sort of stalks her in a way and fantasizes about her having this perfect life and the more you get to
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her life isn't what it seems. >> is it a nerve-racking time when you have a movie that's getting so much talk and it is about -- is this like that calm before the storm? >> well, i think because "m "magnificent seven" just came out that i'm sort of on auto pilot. i can't really take it all in. >> can you imagine how big a year you're having? this is pretty amazing. >> stop right no thank you. >> do you make pies? >> this is the problem. i've set myself up for failure. from here on out if i don't bring a pie, it just -- everyone's going to be disappointed. >> we're a little disappointed. >> i'm sorry. >> we've got a kitchen right in back. >> you have time to redeem yourself because you are coming back in our next hour. right? how quickly can you make a pie.
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