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good morning. breaking news. hurricane matthew powering up, now expected to slam florida tonight as a powerful category 4. >> folks, this is no joke. all the models show this thing on track to hit a big part of the southeastern coast. if you are in the strike zone and your officials tell you to get out -- getut! >> this morning, full live coverage as matthew bears down on the bahamas and makes its way toward the u.s. candid kaine. hillary clinton's running mate acknowledging he may have been too aggressive at this week's vice presidential debate. >> i got dinged a little bit, even by my wife, for interrupting too much. >> as donald trump pats himself on the back for his running mate's performance.
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job, and i'm getting a lot of credit. >> after facing a tough crowd in a first grade classroom. >> i'm nervous. i'm nervous. i'm nervous. >> hi. >> just ahead, mike pence joins us live. trouble on the tarmac. a southwest plane evacuated after a passenger's samsung phone catches fire. >> i had smoke just billowing out of my clothes and out of my pocket. >> but the phone wasn't one of the recall devices. it was brand-new. faulty? and a super hero send-off. an emotional tribute to the 6-year-old boy killed in that elementary school shooting in south carolina. the celebration of his life that brought an entire town together "today," thursday, october 6th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" on nbc with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller
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good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it is a thursday morning. we've been watching matthew for days, and no you it seems the very path we feared it would be on is the path it's taking. >> and the breaking news on matthew is not good news because the storm is now intensifying this morning as it inches toward the united states. >> now millions in florida, georgia and south carolina have been told to evacuate. the storm's latest projected for the region. al, these forecasts are coming fast and furious. >> they are, guys. this could be the case scenario, unfortunately. right now matthew is still a category 3 but we expect it to start to intensify as its forward motion begins. it is a close call. the storm center by late tonight, early tomorrow morning, will only be 15 miles offshore. if that shifts a little bit to the west, those
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hours. it will continue through saturday morning, up to jacksonville as a category 2 storm. again, pounding, pounding the coastline. sunday morning it makes a turn out into the atlantic, but then as we move into monday, it starts to create what we could see a loop. there is another storm system out there that could keep this close to shore. so this is just about as bad a scenario as you can see. we've got hurricane warnings up from the all the way up into central coastal georgia. 11. people under hurricane warnings, almost 2 million under hurricane watches. 10 to 15-foot storm surge for the bahamas this morning. southern florida starting late tonight, wind gusts 60 to 95 miles per hour. rainfall, three to seven inches with storm surges. a six to nine-foot storm surge as you get into northern florida, wind gusts of 100 miles per hour.
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carolinas down to georgia. wind gusts of 80 miles per hour. 15 inches of rain. the storm surge is another big problem we have to worry about. ahead of the high tide, one to three feet from miami to ft. lauderdale, three to five feet west palm beach to ft. pierce. we move up the coach to melbourne, to savannah, georgia. six to nine feet. and the carolina coast, three to five feet. rain amounts from five to seven inches but from savannah to wilmington, talking ten inches or more. the problem is there are be just catastrophic possibilities of power outages, storm surge, of flooding. we will be talking about this into next week. >> the worst case scenario at the moment, al. matthew is hammering the
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nassau. >> reporter: the northern edge of this hurricane is pounding the island. wind and rain is incredible. we are protected up here, but down there the wind and rain is so strong, it is blowing sideways. the trees are bent. another concern out here is the storm surge as al mentioned. we could get swells up to 15 feet and that would be devastating wiping out most of the homes on this island. residents have boarded up their homes. many have evacuated. there are still about hunkering down. the airport's closed, so everybody who is here now, they are stuck and they have to wait out this storm. some tourists from a nearby hotel were even evacuated from their rooms. they had to sleep on the floor in the ballroom. we were out there just a short while ago looking around. there is already a lot of damage. trees have been ripped from the ground, roads are flooded and i am assuming that the worst is still to come because the hurricane is not quite over us.
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impact here in the u.s. this morning the evacuations are ramping up across the south. millions preparing for what may be a direct hit. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is down in west palm this morning. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. this is usually a busy block packed with foot traffic and restaurants but today the local businesses are boarded up preparing for the incoming storm. so are local homes in the area. we are only a block or so from the beach, right in the area the impact zone. this morning, floridians are bracing for hurricane matthew. racing to get out of the way. >> i'm hoping it doesn't hit us because its a he a mess. >> reporter: nearly 2 million people along the coast from florida to georgia, to the carolinas, warned to leave while they can. the massive slow-moving monster could be catastrophic. >> having a plan in place could mean the difference between life and death. >> reporter: with some mandatory
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jammed, gas stations are empty and grocery store shelves are bare. more members of the national guard activated to keep order, while swift water rescue teams are being deployed across the region. nearly 1,600 flights canceled. trains and cruise ships suspending service in south florida. this family, one of many, packing their lives into a car. >> clothes, pictures, and entertainment for the kids. that's really it the just stuff so we're just hoping that it all pans out. >> reporter: for several days, matthew pounding the caribbean, including swaths of haiti which were decimated. now just washing away bridges, but lives and communities, too. the death toll certain to climb. >> the smartest thing to do is board her up, and then pray. >> reporter: this morning, matthew is poised to strike again, moving closer to florida,
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away. >> reporter: this morning, essential supplies near the coastline like gas stations are completely shut down. wind speeds are already starting to pick up. they are bracing for winds over 100 miles per hour here later on today. this area may also be under a mandatory evacuation in the next couple of hours. matt and savannah, back to you guys. >> by the way, we will be following matthew all morning long. a storm chaser is in the thick of the storm as it's bearing down on the bahamas right now. we'll talk to him live in our next half-hour. campaign trail and the state of the race with just 33 days to go. donald trump and hillary clinton are sparring over this week's vice presidential debate. trump using words like "incredible" to describe mike pence's performance, while clinton said tim kaine did a great job making pence bob and weave. >> new poll from monmouth shows
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stepping up their preparations for sunday night's second presidential debate. clinton will spend the next few days off the campaign trail to get ready but she did show up at a fund-raiser in washington last night. nbc national correspondent peter alexander has the latest from the trail. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt and savannah. good morning. donald trump is facing major pressure coming up to improve on his performance in the first debate. it this weekend's debate is a town hall style format event. today the c town hall style event in new hampshire, a dry run, practice of sorts, or as a source close to the campaign tells me, the scrimmage before this weekend's big game. just days out from his high-stakes rematch with hillary clinton, donald trump's touting his running mate's performance in tuesday's contentious clash. >> didn't mike pence do a great job? >> reporter: sources close to trump disputing reports that privately he was upset about being upstaged by pence.
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praise on himself for picking pence. >> i'm getting a lot of credit because that's really my first so-called choice. >> reporter: just blocks from the white house, in a star-studded fund-raiser, hillary clinton accusing pence of being unable to defend trump. >> i think that tells you everything you need to know about who's qualified and temperamentally fit to be president. even mike pence doesn't think donald trump is. >> reporter: still, despite a thumbs up from his boss, tim too feisty. >> i got dinged a little bit from my wife for like interrupting too much. okay. but the key part of that debate was, at some points i felt like i was going after donald trump and mike pence kind of was going after trump with me. >> reporter: ahead of the debate sequel this sunday, a source close to the trump campaign tells nbc news rnc chair reince priebus and chris christie are taking expanded roles in preparing trump. clinton now off the trail
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aides at her home. >> she likes the format, she likes answering questions from individual citizens. >> reporter: with clinton pulling ahead in recent polls, both candidates are emphasizing early voting. eight states already accepting ballots. clinton's top surrogates fanning out across key battlegrounds, including bill clinton in ohio. trump previewing a likely line of attack this weekend mocking the former president for criticizing obamacare. >> oh, did bill clinton blow it. whoa, did he blow it. >> reporter: meanwhile, interview on "extra," clinton is praising her portrayal on "saturday night live." >> i'm better than ever. let's do this. >> she was amazing. i wish i could do the jumps, the splits, the somersault. i've been working on it. >> the next debate! >> oh, my gosh. the next debate! cartwheels! >> reporter: new this morning, the "today" show is getting an exclusive first look at donald trump's new ad that will be airing beginning today nationally, and in key battlegrounds.
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focuses on more specifics and the consumer benefit of trump's policies. coming up at 8:00, we'll show you hillary clinton's new ad that's now airing. back to you. >> all right, peter alexander, thank you very much. by the way, governor pence will join us live in our next half-hour. then, national security agency has another embarrassing theft case on its hands. a merrill man who worked as a contractor for the nsa has been charged with stealing highly classified information. prosecutors say harold martin home and in his car. the fbi arrested martin in august after agents say he admitted taking government secrets. by the way, he was employed by the same firm where nsa leaker edward snowden was a contractor when he took classified documents. martin's attorney says he never intended to betray his country. we want to tell you now about some urgent investigations launched by the faa and the consumer product safety commission. after a cell phone seemed to
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its owner says it was a new replacement model of the galaxy note 7 that he got after his original phone was part of last month's worldwide recall. nbc's tom costello is on that story for us. tom, good morning. >> reporter: yeah, good morning. so there is great relief that this incident happened while the plane was on ground and not in the air. but the question this morning -- do the replacement galaxy note 7s also pose a serious risk? this is the phone southwest airlines flight 994 wednesday. >> smoke in the cabin on the ramp at the gate, terminal ramp. >> reporter: it all started when brian green tried powering down his galaxy note 7 before the plane ever left the gate. >> just placed the phone in my pocket. within a few seconds i heard a pop similar to like a ziploc bag popping open. i kind looked around to see what was going on and i had smoke just billowing out of my clothes
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pocket was even singed. he threw the phone on the floor as a toxic smelling smoke filled nearby rows. >> i did see a cloud of smoke and someone yelled "the phone caught on fire." >> it was a brown green-grey real ugly stuff. >> reporter: last month samsung issued a worldwide recall issuing replacements for all note 7s. >> we apologize, especially to those of you who were personally affected by this. >> reporter: with roughly 100 fires, the faa issued its own strict orders for passenger planes. >> please be sure that you turn that galaxy 7 off completely and please do not attempt to charge it at any time during the flight. >> reporter: but brian green says his phone was a replacement for his original note 7 that he turned in as part of the recall. the phone's serial number indicates it should be good. samsung tells nbc news, "ful we are able to retrieve the device, we cannot confirm that this
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note 7." but this morning, the consumer product safety commission is launching an urgent investigation. >> i can't speak to how long it is going to take. i can only tell you we are fully committed to getting answers as quickly as possible. >> reporter: the cpsc is also reminding customers, you can always turn in your galaxy note 7 for a full refund. you don't just have to get a new one, you could get a refund. the faa very concerned now about the potential fire danger. guys, consider this. burned all the way down from the carpet on the plane all the way down to the deck. >> lucky this happened on the ground, tom. thank you very much. now to a poignant tribute to the 6-year-old little boy killed in the elementary school shooting in south carolina. family and friends saying good-bye to jacob hall with a super hero themed funeral. nbc's janet shamlian has more. >> reporter: good morning. it was an effort to make the funeral easier for the children. this morning, they're heading
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time since the shooting. on south carolina's darkest day, there was light. >> i never would have imagined. one small kid from town would bring all of this together. >> reporter: the funeral of 6-year-old jacob hall became a costume celebration of a boy whose mom says dreamed of helping others as a super hero. >> why did you suggest that everyone come in costume? >> i into you that they were going to be jacob's classmates, friends from all over i didn't want them to be sad. >> reporter: and so they came. super man, wonder woman, ninja turtles and avengers. more than 1,000 people in all. one-third of the town. the canine unit dressed its dogs. even a bat mobile. >> i can't help but feel he's been riding in that bat mobile with me with that wreath for the longest time today. >> reporter: but amid the upbeat atmosphere, the small casket in church, a grim reminder of the
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but i'm going to have to. this is the pain i've ever felt in my whole entire life. >> reporter: and after such joy. his mom rene recording him on the first day of school. >> i'm going to be in first grade. >> good job. and your teacher's name? >> reporter: that teacher was shot protecting jacob. she's okay. a 14-year-old now faces charges, including two counts of murder for allegedly first killing his own father, then jacob. loss today. >> reporter: but also something gained in town though. the power of a child to join a shattered community. maybe jacob hall was a super hero after all. >> i'm surprised it's not raining outside from his tears of joy. >> reporter: jacob hall leaves a big legacy for a small town. still, this is going to be a very difficult day here at townville, elementary, and throughout this community.
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the whole community, janet. thank you very much. let us turn it over to al again and get another look at this forecast. >> other than what we are talking about down in florida getting ready to happen, we are looking at some beautiful weather from new england through the ohio river valley, down into the gulf coast. next half-hour we'll be being looking at this enhanced risk of severe storms in the mid mississippi river valley. santa ana winds setting up. we've got high fire danger in southern california, rain in the
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>> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we start off on the cool side with patchy fog out there. look at the recovery this afternoon. mid to upper 60s coast. low 70s inland. we have a couple nice days ahead of us today and again top. even mid to upper 70s away from the coastline. close to 70 on saturday. cooler on sunday. matthew staying well south of new england. we may get some showers in here saturday afternoon, especially late in the day saturday night. otherwise the weekend is dry. sunday and monday looking a bit cooler. >> we've got more on hurricane matthew coming up in the next half-hour, guys. >> al, thank you very much. just ahead, want a happen familiar? why there could be more to staying home for vacation than you think. then, what is behind those creepy clown sightings across the country leading to panic, arrests, even bans on costumes? we'll have a closer look at a
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we're back now, 7:30 on a thursday morning. it is the 6th of october, 2016. the surf starting to get pretty rough around palm beach, florida. this is in the general area where al says we can start expect landfall, if it does that, for hurricane matthew. >> in a few hours it may look very, very different there. hurricane matthew getting stronger by the moment, warnings and watches issued along the florida coast. in the meantime, we are getting a better look at the destruction matthew has already caused in haiti, including widespread flooding and mudslides. overnight the death toll there rose to at least ten.
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climb higher. we'll get the latest from al in a moment and also talk to a storm chaser who is being hit by the storm in the bahamas right now. in politics, donald trump taking a new approach to prepare for the next presidential debate. it is a town hall format, so today trump will practice by holding a town hall event in new hampshire, according to aides. hillary clinton, meanwhile, is preparing as she did last time with aides in washington. on "today's" campaign moment, kids say the darnedest things. political edition. listened to what happened on wednesday whe d vegas. >> i'm nervous. i'm nervous. i'm nervous. see i told you. >> can't make that stuff up. that little boy was obviously nervous. the video proving yet again kids have zero filter. >> they do not. let's get more now on hurricane matthew, it is on a
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across the area. >> reporter: good morning, guys. we have kind of took a little bit of shelter here. as you can see, we were standing out, pieces of the roof of our hotel started flying off so we had to kind of back up a little bit. but major hurricane matthew is making its way toward nassau rather quickly now, continuing to strengthen. last night when we went to bed it was around 960 millibars. millibars in seven hours. waves are starting to crank up pretty big behind us. pieces of roof here are coming off. we have a restaurant right behind where our room is. there goes roof right there. pieces of the roof are flying off of that. so as we continue to go through the morning hours here on nassau, at least for the next eight hours or so, i'm thinking that we are going to deal with some major hurricane conditions that are going to continue to get worse and not get better. >> brett adair, stay safe.
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this over in our hurricane center. hey, al. >> guys, here's a point i want to make. this doesn't necessarily even have to make landfall to cause real damage. in fact, it is forecast to just stay offshore and that's going to be the problem. by tonight we start to see tropical force winds from miami up to west palm beach. then we move in to early tomorrow morning. the eye could get onshore, but even if it doesn't, you can see this area in white. these are hurri-f beach. we move in to friday night. we're now up around jacksonville. again, right on shore. we are talking about hurricane-force winds. the center of the eye is about 45 miles wide. all right? i should say, it's 25 miles wide. the hurricane-force winds extend out about 45 miles. again, as we move into saturday morning, you've got some those winds from savannah into charleston, all the way up into wilmington.
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weather to talk about in the midsection of the country. we've got an enhanced area of severe weather from des moines down to wichita. hail, wind, possibility of tornadoes. and we are looking at rainfall amounts anywhere from three to five inches in parts of kansas on in to parts of missouri. >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we start off on the cool side with patchy fog out there. look at the recovery this afternoon. mid to upper 60s coast. low 70s inland. we have a coupl of us today and again top. even mid to upper 70s away from the coastline. close to 70 on saturday. cooler on sunday. matthew staying well south of new england. we may get some showers in here saturday afternoon, especially late in the day saturday night. otherwise the weekend is dry. sunday and monday looking a bit >> for the latest on matthew and your forecast, head to the weather channel on cable. >> good advice, al. now to a, frankly, bizarre
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really have communities across the country on edge. nbc's joe fryar has the latest on it. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. those creepy clowns are making headlines from coast to coast now, in some cases there are actual clown sightings. in many other places, just hoaxes. either way, police are paying attention and making arrests. with halloween still a few weeks away, the creepy clown craze is causing quite a square. >> our children shouldn't be terrified. stay >> reporter: michigan police are investigating after he says he was scratched by a clown wielding a butter knife. >> he grabbed my wrist. then he used the other hand, too. he dragged the knife from my arm slowly. >> reporter: in new jersey, officers say men wearing these masks drove around town scaring other drivers. in new york state, photos of an armed clown made the rounds on social media. police say it was a teenager
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apologized. meanwhile, some schools across the country are receiving online threats from people posing as clowns. so far police have not considered most of the threats credible, but many schools are boosting security. >> we deployed our resources, we've added out the threat, we called fbi, joint terrorism task force. we take the threat seriously. >> reporter: no one in laughing in new haven, connecticut where students banned students from ba wearing clown costumes or masks this halloween season. scaryht prompted neighbors to call 911. >> a clown last seen wearing a red nose and all white clothing asking kids if they want ice cream. >> reporter: police departments are working to calm fears. so is author steven king, the man who wrote the horror novel "it" and created the character, penny wise the clown. king tweeted, hey, guys, time to cool the clown hysteria. most of 'em are good, chief up
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a sentiment echoed by friendly professional clowns. >> mostly i feel bad for the kids that have to deal with being scared of these, you know, mentally ill people. it is annoying to us as real clowns. it makes us sad that we even have to address this. >> police across the country have been tracking down and arresting teens who are making online threats against schools. they've also arrested some of those who are dressing up as clowns and scaring people in person. in fact, one man in kentucky was charged not only with disorderly conduct, but with wearing a mask in public which is a city ordinance. matt and savannah? >> joe, thank you. really not funny. just ahead, we'll turn back to politics with a live interview with the republican vice presidential candidate, mike pebs. pence. >> we're going to get the i'm jamie foxx for verizon. in the nation's largest independent study by rootmetrics, again, verizon is the number one network. hi, i'm jamie foxx for sprint. and i'm jamie foxx for t-mobile. (both) and we're just as good. really?
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frank gore, watching him run 80 yards for a touchdown, then saying did you see that handoff? >> well, first, before i respond to that, great question, great colts reference, too, matt, thanks. let me say, our hearts and our prayers are very much with the people of florida and the people of haiti as hurricane matthew approaches. i hope every american is keeping our neighbors to the south in their prayers and in their hearts and we certainly encourage people, encourage people to support relief efforts that will likely be -- likely be challenged in the days ahead. but with regard to that, i have to tell you, some people think i won the debate the other night. i leave that to the pundits. i honestly do believe that donald trump did win the debate. it was donald trump's vision that i was describing. it was donald trump's message to make america great again. and for me to be able to be
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people and sharing the choice that we face as americans was a great honor for me. >> governor, you are getting a lot of credit for your performance at that debate. but lot of people have noticed that you spent time denying things that trump said that he did in fact say. as one paper put it, it is a clinton attack ad waiting to happen. and sure enough. take a look. >> let's start with not praising vladimir putin as a great leader. donald trump and mike pence h >> no, we haven't. >> putin's been a very strong leader for russia. >> vladimir putin has been a stronger leader in his country than barack obama has been in this country. >> more nations should get nuclear weapons. don't try to defend that. >> he never said that. >> wouldn't you rather in a certain sense have japan have nuclear weapons? saudi arabia? absolutely. >> governor pence, that ad actually goes on for more than a minute with a bunch of contradictions. i guess the question is, even though it worked in the moment,
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are on video and on audio, are going to come right back to bite you the next day? >> i don't think so at all, savannah. the mischaracterizations and the way tim kaine and hillary clinton continue to take donald trump's statements out of context. it was something i just wasn't going to tolerate during the debate. >> but those are direct quotes. in context. >> well, well, tim kaine actually said that i had said that will vladimir putin w >> i corrected him. >> you said stronger leader. >> i said stronger. savannah, there is a difference. he was wrong. i was right. what i was observing is, quite frankly, that the russian reset has been a disastrous failure for hillary clinton. she said it was her number one priority when she was secretary of state. and now since the russian reset, we've seen vladimir putin exercise -- exercise the kind of
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invasion of ukraine and now the humanitarian crisis in syria being driven by russian aggression. >> governor, on a couple -- >> i do think observing that the small and bullying leader of russia has been stronger on the world stage for his country than hillary clinton and barack obama is just simply a statement of fact and something that we have to change. >> governor, on a couple of occasions, on a couple of occasions, timne laundry list of insulting comments that donald trump has made over the course of the last year and asked you to defend them. and instead of defending them, you either said he really didn't say those things or you changed the subject to hillary clinton. do you find it hard -- can you say to us today that you cannot defend some of the things that donald trump has said about women and mexican immigrants and john mccain and a federal judge of mexican heritage?
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of my life to stand shoulder to shoulder with donald trump. what i think most americans saw was that after tim kaine ran through a rapid obviously memorized litany of personal insults, then he said that donald trump and i were running the insult-driven campaign. >> yeah. but in all due respect, governor, you just did it again. >> i told him i'd be happy to go line by line, let him saying that donald trump said something about all a year-and-a-half ago donald trump was talking about the whole issue of criminal aliens in the country. he conveniently omitted that donald trump has said that even many of the people that come in to this country illegally are good people. he left that out. but look, this campaign has been focused on the issues of most importance to the american people. i want to give the moderator a lot of cred dit in that debate. you all have a tough job out there and you all do it well. i thought elaine did a good job
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national security, getting this economy moving again, and so to be honest with you, i'm incredibly proud to be able to stand shoulder to shoulder with donald trump. we'll take on all those things. but i will point out to you that when i pointed out that hillary clinton had called half of donald trump and my supporters a basket of deplorables, tim kaine didn't say a word about that or defend that either. >> he actually did. he said that she had apologized for that statement. >> i thoughtwa energetic debate and i hope the campaign is better for it. >> short question, governor pence. do you think that donald trump is a role model for children? >> i, frankly, think hillary clinton and donald trump have many admirable qualities that young people can look up to today. i think donald trump is a strong leader. he fights for what he believes in. he's man who we learned 20 years ago went through a very
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and the smarts to marshal a real comeback. it is the kind of comeback he can lead for america. and i want to recognize hillary clinton as the first woman to be a major party nominee in american history. so there are aspects of these people -- you know, nobody's perfect. i can only think of one person in human history that's perfect. but i think there is qualities in both of these people that young people can admire. >> to be continued. >> we got to let it go there, unfortunately. rn taking time this morning. appreciate it. >> good to see you. >> thank you. good to be with you. coming up, hurricane matthew matthew gaining strength on a path towards florida. what millions need to do right what millions need to do right
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>> this is 7 news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. just before 8:00 a.m. it's sunny and a little chilly definitely grab a coat as you head out the door. here's chris lambert with your forecast. >> chris: we have that sunshine. that sunshine will warm these er 30s now in the suburbs into the low 70s this afternoon. 52 in boston. good morning, everyone. we have a nice couple days ahead of us with quite a bit of sunshine. this afternoon mid to upper 60s at the coast. low 70s. 72 to 74 inland. mid-70s away from the coastline tomorrow. could get some showers in here saturday afternoon, saturday night. otherwise matthew staying well to the south of new england over the weekend. >> christa: that's good news, chris. thank you. now to your top stories. two people walking away with barely even a scratch after their s.u.v. rolled over in hyannis. the accident involved another
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intersection of main street and high school road last night. firefighters had to cut the couple out of that car. and officials at westford academy are warning parents after a health scare at the high school. the school says four people have been diagnosed with mrsa and staph infections. right now cleaning crews are disinfecting several parts of the building. we're back in 25 min i'm maggie hassan, and i approve this message. nothing matters more than our security. that's why i hired more state troopers...
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coming up, hurricane matthew gains strength overnight battering the bamz as hamas as marches closer to the u.s. nearly 2 million now evacuati and we have a star-studded lineup stopping by 1a. ashton kutcher, seth meyers and judge judy. ? never gonna give you up never gonna let you down ? >> and a very special performance by '80s superstar rick astley "today," thursday, october 6th, 2016. ?
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>> from hofstra, mississippi! ? night fever night fever ? >> hello, wisconsin! >> happy birthday to us! woo! >> she may have fallen and gotten back up, but it didn't stop us from coming to the "today" show! it is 8:00 on "today," it is thursday, it is october 6th. we got a whole bunch of white coats out on our plaza. because we are celebrating the pharmacists. they are here in force and we are so glad that they're here. carson saw all the white jackets quickly and he thought
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>> physician assistant, karate class, same thing. >> listen to that music. that's the beegees right there. that's "night fever." that's your throwback thursday. >> by the way, barry gibb is going to be here next week. i didn't even know that. >> but since it is throwback thursday, we have rick astley. right here in the studio. i love rick astley the soundtrack. sounds incredible. he has new music out. >> by the way, he doesn't age. >> he looks great. we're all going to rick roll. let's start this half-hour with your "news at 8." we begin with hurricane matthew. i'm tammy leitner in nasa saw, bahamas, where the hurricane has made landfall. strong winds out here. we are seeing power lines down, trees down, complete roads are
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beginning of the damage. hurricane matthew roared into the bahamas with a fury not seen here in more than 80 years. winds whipping at over 120 miles an hour, taking down trees, power lines, and homes. all airports closed, cleeleavin hundreds of tourists stranded in paradise. guests at one luxury hotel evacuated from their rooms and forced to sleep on disposable >> reporter: this california couple -- >> we're here for our honeymoon. >> now you guys are literally trapped in this hotel. >> yeah. >> stuck on this island. >> but we will make do. >> reporter: the biggest concern, not just this wind and rain, but a storm surge that could bring swells up to 15 feet washing across this island. the hurricane already leaving a deadly trail of destruction further south. in haiti, at least 19 dead and
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u.n. officials calling it the worst humanitarian crisis since the earthquake of 2010. one town still waiting on life-saving aid after the only bridge linking the north to the south collapsed. and in cuba, dozens of homes destroyed on the eastern coast. residents there still picking up the pieces. now the monster hurricane heads north. nearly 2 million people urged to evacuate in florida, georgia and the carolinas with >> i don't want to but i have to. >> reporter: bracing for landfall and preparing for the worst. you're looking at a live picture of what winds at more than 100 miles an hour look like. now every 20 or 30 minutes we are hearing loud explosions. we are assuming those are transformers. we lost power just a short while ago. it is unclear how much of the rest of the island still has power at this point.
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we turn now back to politics. the presidential candidates getting ready for their next debate on sunday and sparring over their running mates' face-off this week. kristen welker's got the latest. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. hillary clinton is off the campaign trail again today getting ready for round two with donald trump. trump is also getting down to business after getting criticized for not being prepared enough for the first debate. tonight he will hold a town hall event in new hampshire. event now just three days away. >> reporter: hillary clinton getting into fight mode at a star-studded fund-raiser in washington. >> i'm looking forward to our next debate. i thought the first one went pretty well. >> reporter: clinton also praised her running mate, tim kaine, for his debate performance against mike pence. kaine was criticized for frequently interrupting. >> foreign governments? >> you are donald trump's
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>> every time he tried to push mike pence to defend what donald trump has said and done, pence just bobbed and weaved. >> reporter: mike pence this morning on "today." >> i honestly do believe that donald trump did win the debate. it was donald trump's vision that i was describing. it was donald trump's message to make america great again. >> reporter: in reno last night, donald trump answering. >> didn't mike pence do a great job. >> reporter: but trump may have also hit a sour note when he mocked the people who mispronounced the name nevada, but then got it wrong himself. >> i said when i came out here, i said nobody says it the other way. has to be nev-ah-da. >> reporter: trump says he plans to take aim at obamacare after earlier this week bill clinton seemed to criticize the president's key piece of
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night. >> oh, did bill clinton blow it. whoa, did he blow it. can you imagine when he walked home to that beautiful home in westchester, he said, ah, hillary, how was your day? oh, did hesuffer. >> reporter: bill clinton has repeatedly tried to walk back his remarks. >> i strongly supported that bill and it's given more than 20 million people more insurance. but there are problems with it. >> reporter: meanwhile, hillary clinton tried to lighten t "extra." asked about alec baldwin's impression of trump -- >> going to jina -- >> perfect. i can't wait to see what else they're going to do. i don't know who is going to show up to my next debate sunday night. >> reporter: hillary clinton is out with a new ad in an attempt to showcase her positive policy
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i had a wonderful time tonight. me too! call me tomorrow? i'm gonna send a vague text in a couple of days, that leaves you confused about my level of interest. i'll wait a full two days before responding. perfect! we're never gonna see each other again, will we? no-no. wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back. 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay. the citi double cash card. double means double. we are back now. 8:13 with what is "trending" today. maybe we should say, who is "trending" today. ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> means the world that you would have me here this early. thank you so much because this is the hour i want to be here. not on later hours. >> we're going to make it all
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some things that are "trending." the nation's largest mall, bucking a trend and taking a stand. over the last few years we've seen a lot of malls opening earlier and earlier on thanksgiving day not wanting to wait until black friday. but now the mall of america in bloomington, minnesota says it will remain closed on thanksgiving. >> yes! >> the mall has been open on that holiday since 2012. this year executives say they want to allow workers time off with their families. what a novel idea, right? anhe in the morning on black friday. what are you looking at me for? >> i'm just looking at you. >> you agree with the stand? >> i do. the last two years of our show we've actually done our show on thanksgiving and we realized the same thing. live on thanksgiving. now we're going to do it on wednesday and let our people go home, too. >> all right, seth! >> i feel like there were like 10 to 12 people who were really excited no the to have an excuse
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>> staying on the topic of the holidays, spending time with the family. a lot of people like to go away for thanksgiving and christmas. but actually, a new study says if you really want to keep everybody happy, skip the trip, stay home. researchers say that visiting new places and interacting with new people can actually leave families stressed and exhausted. bottom line, long live the staycation. >> especially if you live somewhere like hawaii. really works well. >> or jamaica. there's no stress in talking to the lovely people of thing about vacations is you relax in looking forward to them. >> that was "trending." >> was it? i like that science more than this science. i do agree once you actually go on vacations they are terrible. but i agree they are nice to look forward to. >> sometimes when you do the staycation, people does their own thing. you don't really have the family -- >> you get together for dinners and lunches and things like
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>> i do. i love studies. studies give you a joke every night. >> here's your new study. something we see and hear just about every day. you guys know anyone who has a big yawn? some people yawn like -- other people like bryant gumbel -- all right? so, guess what, do you have a big yawn or a little yawn? >> i think i have a pretty big yawn. >> i think i do, too. >> mine's big unless i am talking to somebody. >> i have >> you guys read this. scientists have found that people who have big yawns also have big brains. experts say there is a good scientific reason for it. long yawns bring a rush of blood to the brain delivering oxygen and allowing our big brains to cool off. >> that's a study! >> cool. we are really smart. if you slept the night before you wouldn't be yawning. >> we are so happy today.
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pop music icon. he's found some unexpected success online. carson knows all about it. >> beyond him being a legend here and in the studio, rick astley's become a bit of an int internet phenomenon called the rick roll. you build up someone's expectations and send them a link. you send this link instead. it is and switch. it's become such an online sensation, there is an urban dictionary entry for it. 245 million views on youtube and counting. rick is here and he is going to perform in our next hour the classic. he's got some new music. people of the irnternet, you're welcome! >> you're taking the show on the road. >> first time we're leaving. we're going to be in washington, d.c. next week monday through
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>> you have good guests. >> we have vice president biden, dr. jill biden, senator al franken who used to be in comedy, you guys. kevin hart. so it will be a good week. lena dunham. strong. very strong. >> time for "popstart!." carson created "popstart!." >> i had nothing to do with this. it is not my gem. first to lady gaga giving us an early preview of what to show. last night gaga kicked off a dive bar tour she's on. in nashville debuting three new songs including this one. ? >> that's cool. >> i like it. >> little country, little rock 'n' roll. sounded pretty good for gaga. that's a nice dive bar, too, by
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ann." here's a look at the first trailer from the new movie "jackie." >> for one brief, shining moment, ? >> there won't be another camelot. not another camelot. >> come on, does that look great or what? "jackie" hits theaters december 2nd. >> that looks really well written. >> we know the person who wrote that. >> we do.
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>> seth, thank you. your show airs weeknights, 12:35, 11:35 central time right here on nbc. check out seth every night. >> thank you. you guys are on every day, too. i feel like i want to let people know that as well. check out the "today" show, airing this time every day. >> all you have to do is say take a little nap. >> mr. roker? we've been talking about matthew. news is not great. it is still a category 3 storm, 215 miles southeast of west palm beach, florida. 125-mile-per-hour winds, moving northwest at 12 miles per hour. so it is a close call. friday, 2:00 a.m., 145-mile-per-hour winds, a category 4. the storm center's within 15 miles of the shoreline. you move west a little bit and it could be catastrophic. saturday morning, 110-mile-per-hour winds along
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by the time we get to sunday morning, it is a category 1 storm. then kind of loops around monday on in to tuesday, it is down just off again the florida coastline. again, we will continue to watch this as the day wears on. >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we start off on the cool side with patchy fog out there. look at the recovery this afternoon. mid to upper 60s coast. low 70s inland. we have a couple n even mid to upper 70s away from the coastline. close to 70 on saturday. cooler on sunday. matthew staying well south of new england. we may get some showers in here saturday afternoon, especially late in the day saturday night. otherwise the weekend is dry. sunday and monday looking a bit >> and that's your latest weather. check us out every day, sirius
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no-nonsense style presiding over her tv court. her wildly popular show just started its 21st season. judge judy, good morning. nice to see you. your hoe is now old enough to drink. congratulations. that's fantastic. >> thank you. i get to the bar first. >> over the time period that you've been on the air, a lot of other judge shows have come and gone. why do you think not only have you stayed in the game, but stayed number >> i don't know. it is hard to say nice things about yourself. that's very hard, as you know. but i think that the people appreciate the message and the messenger. you know, it's not show busy without a little bit of a show and i don't find that very difficult to do. i take my job to provide justice and a fair playing field seriously. i think people know that. and i think the message of responsibility resonates. >> i think it's you. i'll say nice things about you.
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there is some approach you take where you do walk that fine line beautifully between something that is meaningful and educational and important to people, and something that's entertaining. and it is not easy. >> well, everybody can do something well, matt. you are a great interviewer. you make -- >> thank you. >> -- the person who you interview feel comfortable and able to tell a comfortable story. that's your gift. i can't chemistry, i had to cheat my way through college in chemistry in order to survive. i barely learned french. but i do understand the human condition. and whether that was a trained thing from the family court or whether it was innate, it was just my way, my natural way of being able to earn a living. >> you say you understand the human condition. that segues beautifully into, you're also celebrating the 10th anniversary of a charity that
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mentoring where you pair young girls with mentors. do you follow the young girls later in life and see how they're doing? >> well, this is a surprise. i don't know if i'm supposed to say this but it is hard to have a filter here. today we're celebrating our 10th anniversary. it is hard to believe that it was ten years ago that my daughter nicole and i put this together. and we have our first mentee coming back as a mentor. >> how great >> now that's really getting old. you're supposed to give back, if you can. you know that. that's the right thing to do. if you've been blessed, as i have been blessed. but when i was in the family court, i always noticed that the squeaky wheel got the oil. the kids who did the wrong thing got the computers, got the psychiatric help they needed, got the psychological help, got extra tutors, got extra, extra. and the kids who came from the same environment and who did the right thing got nothing. and that was really the
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program. for women. because these young women, most are first generation going to college, need a little boost. they have the academic skills but they didn't have the rest of the stuff that they should have had to prepare themselves for the world. >> we kind of take off the subject of mentoring, you're known for your nuggets of advice. so leave me with a nugget of advice. i hate to put you on the spot but i'm going to. >> as a parent, you're supposed to figure out what your child naturally adept at. and nurture that so that they always have a feeling of confidence, and then, as they get older, and are looking for something -- a way to make a living for the rest of their lives, they will take that thing and figure out how to make a living at what they are naturally adept at, what's been nurtured and cultivated in them as children. that's my best advice. >> that's a good piece of
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which you obviously are. congrats, congrats, congrats. >> lovely to see you, as always.
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>> this is 7news now. >> sarah: good morning, everyone. it's 8:27. as you take a live look over boston, let's send it over the chris lambert with a check of your forecast. >> chris: love seeing that sunshine. the sunshine needs to get to work. it's cool outside. suburbs upper 30s, low 40s. 5052 in boston now. above it. a cool start but a beautiful finish. beautiful day tomorrow. temperatures mid-70s away from the coast. near 70 at the coast. a few showers possible late saturday afternoon, saturday night. otherwise matthew staying well south of new england. >> sarah: now to our top stories mark is facing charges after a wild police chase in new hampshire. officers say 22-year-old justin soeum was drunk and speeding early wednesday morning. according to police, soeum refused to stop and eventually lost criminal of his vehicle and crashed it.
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officials at westford academy are warning parents after a health scare at the high school. the school says four people have been diagnosed with mrsa and staph infections. right now cleaning crews are disinfecting several parts of the building. two men are in jail accused of trying to kill police the a shoot you in randy roslindale. prosecutors say luis colon and eric rosado-gonzalez plotted to rob undercover state troopers, one of them holding a gun to a trooper's head. badges, that's when they say colon started shooting. "today in new england" returns at 9:00. we hope to see you then. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she's a slob. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat chested is very hard to be a 10. does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [expletive]?
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iato or drink in the season with the classic taste of pumpkin. america runs on dunkin'. . we're back now, 8:30 on a thursday morning. it is the 6th day of october, 2016. we have a very big, excited crowd out on the plaza on this throwback thursday. can i take one second and say, it's also annette lauer's birthday. sweetheart, love you. happy birthday. >> happy birthday to annette.
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it is the size of a -- it is the size of a giant -- hold on a second. let me help you with the cable. all right. it is the size of an 18-wheeler. now you want to talk about the chef of the future? this is the kitchen of the future. look at this refrigerator. this is kind of cool. you hit it twice, it lights up. you can get into it this way to access some of your stuff, but how many times have you had groceries, your hands are full. there is a little light under here that says "door open." you hit that -- hold on just a it was there. you know what? i think our lights are kind of -- there. hold on. move the light away just a second, big boy. there you go. there -- it won't -- there -- there it is! and the light opens up. boom. that is kind of cool. look at this tv. 77 inches. how thin this thing is. oh, i want one of these!
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storm the in the center of the country. plenty of sunshine up and down the east coast. but hurricane matthew tomorrow threatening the southeast. heavy rain ahead of it. very mild in new england. more showers and thunderstorms down through texas. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we start off on the cool side with afternoon. mid to upper 60s coast. low 70s inland. we have a couple nice days ahead of us today and again top. even mid to upper 70s away from the coastline. close to 70 on saturday. cooler on sunday. matthew staying well south of new england. we may get some showers in here saturday afternoon, especially late in the day saturday night. otherwise the weekend is dry. sunday and monday looking a bit >> and that is your latest weather.
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actor, producer, philanthropist and dad. his next comedy comes out tomorrow. >> dude, you are not getting with number 7 john elway. you're not even getting with pay ton m peyton manning. i mean maybe eli manning. >> you couldn't even get with cooper manning. >> oh, because if cooper manning is on tinder and he sees the rooster, he's going to swipe left. >> ashton kutcher, good morning. is this the second installment of season one or season two of "the ranch" or does it really matter? >> with netflix they just launch like ten episodes at a time in these chunks. with sitcoms, the general way that you format a season is like 22 episodes. so instead they did ten which was the first installment, then ten more which is the second installment of the first season. >> this is really fun.
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became a sitcom. >> yeah. i mean the show is really -- it really -- i mean it is a country song. >> like the ranch hands. >> like. it is like beer and football and your dog got run over by a train. it's like that's what the show is. >> your character is named colt. you're just a guy trying to regain high school glory, which we can all relate to. >> it is a funny thing. i think there is like a growing trend across the country people go off to pursue whatever it is that they think the and whatever they're going to be great at. they go to college and they get a degree. then they get out of college and go, wait, there's not a job for that degree. it is like kind of the realization of your nightmare, which is like you fail at the very thing that you thought you were going to be great at. now you have to move back home with your parents and like work for your hard-nosed dad and like deal with your brother. it is like all of the adult relationships of families. >> but you get a lot of laughs out of it. >> yeah. it is definitely funny.
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bent than most sitcoms which makes it really fun to act on. >> it is also potentially a big "'70s show" reunion. >> we like to work with our friends. >> basically like i've got an idea. >> a lot of these ranches are run by immigrant labor. i think it is a hot button topic in the country right now. i think for a socially conscious sitcom that's representing a conservative point of view, i think there is different conservative point of view when you get around immigration in rural maamerica. think it is important to connect. >> i feel a connection because we both have little girls that just turned 2 and we both have babies on the way. so give me some advice. >> give you -- give me advice! all my friends are like you're going from playing zone to going to man-to-man. >> that's what everyone says. >> it's like intensely scary. >> totally scary. >> plus, like the first one -- i
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read everything you could possibly read. this one i'm like, yeah, it's coming. like you have a recognition that they're pretty durable. you're not going to break them. and so, and how am i going to run after this one and deal with -- i thought the first one was exhausting in the beginning. i'm a little terrified, to be honest. >> it is terrifyinging. people have been talking to you about how you have to get her ready for the new baby. >> yeah! there is is a whole pattern. don't be the -- like -- i'm sure my parents were holding someone when something and like and we're okay. >> i know. i know. it is so exciting though. is wyatt excited? >> she like -- she points at mila and she's like baby brother when she points to the belly. then she points to dad and she goes beer. and so i think she gets there's something in the belly. but i don't quite think that she knows that it is not going to be a plastic doll yet.
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costumes planned out? >> like -- so we were planning to do the halloween thing. we saw like the wren from "star wars." we're like, oh, my god, that would be amazing. then we realized -- i was going to be like hans solo. we're like that's totally selfish. like those are the costumes we want to wear. she wants to be peppa pig or like princess sophia. so i don't know what we're going we got a little time. >> ashton kutcher, great to catch up with you. give our best to mila and wyatt and good luck with the new baby. >> i think it will all work out. >> next season of "the ranch" hits netflix tomorrow. up next, better than ever -- you should stick around for this. we are freaking out. it is happening live, studio 1a. but first this is "today" on
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special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. please vote yes on question 2.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. how good is today? we are back at 8:41 with the moment matt has been looking forward to all week. it is a live concert by the 1980s hitmaker -- rick astley. >> here's one ear, here's another ear, here's a smile. back with his first album in 23 a performance of his 1987 hit "never gonna give you up." rick astley. ? >> come on, america! let's boogie! ? ooh woo ? >> here we go!
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know the rules and so do i ? ? a full commitment's what i'm thinking of you wouldn't get this from any other guy ? ? i just want to tell you how i'm feeling ? ? i gotta make you understand ? ? never gonna give you up never gonna let you down ? ? never gonna run arod dessert you ? ? i'm never gonna make you cry never gonna say good-bye never gonna tell a lie and hurt you ? ? we've known each other for so long ? ? your heart's been aching but you're too shy to say it ? ? inside we both know what's been going on ? ? we know the game and we're gonna play it ? ? and if you ask me how i'm
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to see ? ? never gonna give you up ? ? never gonna let you down never gonna run around and desseert you ? ? never gonna make you cry never gonna say good-bye ? ? never gonna tell a lie and hurt you ? ? know i'm never gonna give you up ? ? i'm never gonna let you down ? ? never gonna run around and desert you ? ? i'm never gonna make you cry never ? never gonna tell a lie and hurt you. >> sing the blues for me! ? ooh give you up ? ? ooh give you up ? ? never gonna give never gonna give ? ? give you up ? ? never gonna give ? ? we've known each other since
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? inside we both know what's been going on ? ? we know the game and we're gonna play it ? ? and if you ask me how i'm feeling ? ? i'm feeling pretty good america ? ? i'm never gonna give you up i'm never gonna let you down ? ? never gonna run around and desert you ? ? never gonna make you cry never gonna say good-bye never gonna tell a ? no never gonna give youer in gonna let you down ? ? never gonna run around and desert you ? ? i'm never gonna make but cry i'm never gonna say good-bye never gonna tell a lie and hurt you ? ? yeah yeah ? ?
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>> woo! >> woo-hoo! >> woo-hoo! way to go, rick astley. tell me your name. >> my name's dawn. >> what a pleasure to meet you, dawn. fantastic. >> i have no idea how i knew every word to that song. >> thank you. >> we'll be back with more music in a moment. but fst
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welcome back. rick astley's back on the music scene with a brand-new album and sound. >> he wrote, recorded and produced all of the songs on "50" right in his home studio. >> guess what? it has already climbed to number one in the uk. good morning! >> wow.
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music. one of the things we love about you, is you embrace the classics as much as we do. >> of course i do, yeah. to be honest, i quit quite young. i was 27, 28. we just had a daughter. i wanted to spend some time at home so i haven't been singing all those songs for 30 years. know what i mean? so it still feels good to do them and have fun with it. >> what do you say to the people who say "never gonna give you up" and "together forever" sound a bit like the same so. i've actually sung the wrong lyric at one point. >> we've been having a bit of a dispute. i said it was the same song. kind of feels like it. >> some of it is just rehearsed. >> when you went to your computer and opened up a link somebody sent and was your video played for you? >> certainly. the way i heard about rick rolling is a friend of mine that lives in los angeles. i was on holiday actually in italy. he sent me an e-mail, he rick
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really well, he's one of my best friends. what are you doing. then he sent me another one and he just kept doing it. >> your new music is totally different than your old stuff that you are about to play for us new. >> they're still pop songs. just lyrically and stuff, i'm older and i have more to say. >> appropriately enough -- the song is called "keep singing." ladies and gentlemen, rick astley. ? ? when i was a boy i saw my daddy cryin' at the steering wheel ? ? and oh it made me feel so scared ? ? then there was joy from my vantage of swimming in a choir of voices ? ? and oh i knew that i'd been
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day instead of throwing my life away ? ? i'm going to save some sunny day for throwing my life away ? ? won't keep singing praying to the heavens ? ? keep singing whoa keep singing climb until my hands are stinging ? ? i've been saving some sunny day for throwing my life ? ? throwing ? yeah yeah ? ? now understand as a father
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? with these hands i'll move a mountain build a castle to keep you safe ? on this you know you can be sure ? ? you'll be safe some sunny day safe from throwing your life away ? ? you'll be safe some sunny day from throwing your life throwing your life away ? ? keep singing whoa keep singing ? ?ai your voice is ringing ? ? keep singing whoa keep singing ? ? climb up until the hands are stinging ? ? you'll be saved some sunny day from throwing your life ? ? throwing your life throwing your life away ? ?
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? who knew -- who do you love when it all comes down to truth ? ? who do you love when it all comes back to you ? ? who do you love who do you love ? ? when you're liein' in your bed ? ? who do you love who do the love ? ? keep s ? keep singing please keep singing whoa keep singing ? ? praise keep singing whoa keep singing ? ? you'll be saved some sunny day from throwing your life ? ? throwing your life throwing your life away ? ? yeah yeah ?
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>> awesome. >> rick astley. "keep singing." the album is called "50." rick, great to have you here.
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al had to leave just a little bit early today. dylan's here with wirbirthdays.
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who's on our smucker's jars today. happy 100th birthday to don mozer. he was featured in "golf digest" magazine after scoring back-to-back hole in ones. that's impressive. pearl messenhimer from north carolina is 100 years old. she loves drawing her own garden and eating fresh foods. like we all do. happy 103 birthday to spin crawford. love that name. l felton, pennsylvania. miss frances young of north kelly, north carolina is also 100 years old. she loves watching "the price is right" and cheering on every single contestant. owen myer is celebrating 1 00 years. this retired butcher is from fenton, michigan. he is a world war ii veteran.
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sir. roscoe humphrey is turning 100 years old. head to today.com/celebrates. >> spin feldman. i like that name. that's really cool. >> it's actually so appropriate. right? >> exactly right. >> we're back after your local >> we're back after your local news. >> we're back after your local news. follow your own sense of style... t.j.maxx really helped us express our creative side. that's the best part. you don't know what you're going to find. i always find great deals on shoes... purses... we're a team.
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storm's path under evacuation. a police chase in new hampshire coming to a dramatic ending with a car flipping over. and it's back to play offs for the sox. they are set to kick things off tonight in cleveland. >> latest update on matthew and what to expect across florida and will we see rain from it over the weekend.
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>> bearing down on florida the east coast set for a hurricane strike and a look at the damage the storm has already done. cleaning up after student come down with serious infections. where students and staff are now on alert. and a play off push for the red sox. that's right. boston set for als match-up with the >> 9:00 a.m. on this thursday we track hurricane matthew. this category three battering the bahamas right now with the winds here 125 miles per hour. they are ripping roofs off of home across several caribbean island and flooding town zbloot matthew has blown past haiti, jamaica and cuba.

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