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tonight the snow continues to fall. more than 20 inches so far. people are being advised to stay home until this lets up tomorrow morning. lester? >> all right, blake, thanks very much. let's turn to al roker. where is the storm going and what are we looking at as we head cleeser to the holiday? >> we have problems, lester. on the radar we are starting to see this tapering off, another one to three, maybe six inches in some of the higher elevations. as far as travel we're going to see a parade of storms coming across and here's what we're looking at, as on wednesday chicago's going to be a problem, periods of rain throughout the day, improving conditions in the evening. minneapolis a problem, detroit as well, with again, more rain, possible delays, mixture of rain and snow, heaviest rain in the evening. as far as travel i-94, i-65, i-70 problems as well, st. louis to pittsburgh, rainy travel, ponding and problems there, and then as we move out west, i-5 going to be the big problem from sacramento to seattle, rain and snow over the
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track it. >> al, thanks very much. a developing story tonight in japan, where it is early morning now. all eyes there have been locked on the sea after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of fukushima, setting off tsunami warnings and evacuation orders. this is the same area where a nuclear power plant was destroyed by a tsunami aever a devastating quake five years ago. we get the latest from nbc's miguel almaguer. >> reporter: tua sun was coming up triggering a serious and immediate warning. >> tsunami warning for the coastal areas of fukushima. >> reporter: local television urged viewers to find higher ground quickly. the powerful quake sending a shock wave through the region and fear of powerful tsunami could be even more dangerous than the tremor. with tsunami sirens blaring, the shallow quake hit at 6:01 a.m. local time off the coast of fukushima
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across a region at rattled before. >> translator: please evacuate. >> reporter: in 2011 a 9.1 earthquake brought japan to its knees, but it was the 25-foot wall of water, a massive tsunami, that killed thousands and destroys nuclear power plants. tonight in japan, another quake, and now the shock wave of fear that comes with tsunami warnings. those tsunami warnings call for waves up to ten feet high. so far they have only three feet. there are no reports of any damage at the nuclear power plants. lester? >> miguel almaguer tonight thanks. president-elect donald trump met today with more prospective members of his administration as his team released a video of trump talking about his legislative priorities. at the same time, questions remained about how trump will separate the work of his businesses from his work on the nation's business. we get more tonight from nbc's hallie jackson. >> reporter: late tonight a new video
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>> our transition team is working very smoothly. >> reporter: donald trump listing off his ten-point plan. >> on imfwrags, i will direct the department of labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs that undercut the american worker. >> reporter: a tape produced by his own team. the press not invited. his aides today forced to fend off new questions about how the president-elect can juggle both his business dealings and the business of the country. >> by the time he takes office, as president of the everything, every law will be complied with, every i and t will be done. >> reporter: the focus, his new d.c. hotel and a recent reception complete with trump wine, meant to woo foreign diplomats. >> they spent a lot of time talking about the property and how they hope that this would be a property that the diplomats would use. >> reporter: the sales pitch, raising concerns overseas customers might stay there to win brownie points with the next president. meanwhile, the foreign bank that financed
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these others is under investigation by the justice department, a department trump will oversee come january. trump's name not just on hotels here at home but around the world, 15 properties internationally, with a lucrative deal in turkey, and business ties in saudi arabia, even he assailed the clinton foundation for its links to the foreign government. >> why don't you give back the money you've taken from certain countries -- >> reporter: some of trump's biggest deals coming from india, business partners visiting last week, despite the president-elect in the thick of transition talks at trump tower. >> the conflicts that are going to follow from his ownership of the trump organization while serving as president are pervasive. they're obvious. they're foreseeable. >> separately, late tonight different video is surfacing that's raising some concerns. it shows an alt-right conference in washington where one of the speakers praised donald trump with language similar to that in nazi
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it is only normal again when we are great again. hail trump! hail our people! hail victory! >> people in the crowd responding with straight armed salutes. that speaker richard spencer telling nbc news he intended his words to be ironic and exuberant insisting the alt-right is not an neo-nazi movement. denounce racism of any kind and he was elected because he will be a leader for every american. lester? >> hallie jackson, thank you. there is urgent new concern tonight about the situation in syria, after government forces bombed yet even more hospitals in the rebel-held part of aleppo, leaving 250,000 people with severely limited access to critical care. the u.n. humanitarian chief say the situation has gone from terrible to terrifying, and now barely survivable.
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correspondent richard engel. >> reporter: cameras captured the moment bombs hit what was one of just two hospitals left in eastern aleppo. team from al jazeera television was filming inside. patients didn't know where to run. nurses faced a heartbreaking choice, taking babies out of the incubators keeping them alive, or leaving them in a hospital that had become a target. now, hospital left. tonight we spoke to a member of the aleppo medical council. >> we're so worried for the final hospital. >> reporter: if this final hospital is bombed what will it mean for the people in eastern aleppo? >> it will surely be a disaster for all of news medical. >> reporter: by almost any measure, this part of aleppo under attack by the syrian regime is already a disaster. >> there is no food completely. >> reporter: food is
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>> okay. there's something now. >> reporter: if you need to go with me, you just happening up, okay? the 250,000 civilians in eastern aleppo are trapped, bombed, and now have almost no access to medical care. richard engel, nbc news, new york. >> we need to take a break here. in a moment we'll look at the holiday week ahead for the black friday shopping craze, could it be coming to an end? how to get those deals online now.
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back with news on the big day coming up this week. not thanksgiving, we're talking about the day after, black friday. companies competing for your dollars but this year the holiday deals are already here and as jole kent explains it could be the end of black friday as we know it. >> if shopping like this makes you cringe, good news black friday madness could be a thing of the past. >> it's five days of savings where you're able to save money on
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sun. >> reporter: sales in stores on black friday were down 12% last year, and this year shoppers plan to spend half their holiday budget online. in fact, many retailers have already kicked off their online black friday sales. here's how to take advantage of deep discounts right from your couch, starting now. fill up your shopping cart, and as the black friday deals come out, sign out of the site all together. stores want to you complete the sale so when you log back in you may get new discounts or free pi outsmart retailers searching for better deals on different device, shop on your phone, tablet and computer. prices may change by device because retailers tracking your search history and past shopping habits. don't ignore the live chat option, use it to ask for a coupon or free shipping or a discount. >> you can actually ask them, hey, is there anything you can offer me today and they might say not today but we have a
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on. >> reporter: join the club, if you spend a lot on amazon it probably pays to sign up for prime and many stores have programs for loyal shoppers that offer deeper discounts and points to make free purchases. quick and easy ways to skip the crowds but not the savings. we're back in a moment with a scary moment caught on camera involving a popular toy this
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some good news to report in health news about dementia. study from the university of michigan found the rate of dementia in seniors has dropped by 24% since 2000. there's no cure for dementia, but researchers say the drop may be due to more education keeping minds active, and more effective treatments for diabetes and heart disease, which are
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voluntary recall for some of its popular mum husband products. the reason? listeria was found at one of the company's manufacturing facilities but not in any tested finished product. the recall is specific to containers with a best before date of january 23rd, 2017, or earlier. and four days to black friday, toys "r" us is pulling a tonka truck model off the shelves, one of the 12-volt de trucks burst into the flames in the back of that adult sized truck and it caught fire again when the owners returned it. toys "r" us said it was an isolated incident and they're working with the toy company to find out exactly what happened. when we come back, inspiring america, and
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finally tonight, living proof that you're never too old to. you are sue your dreams and this one is like something right out of the movies. nbc's gabe gutierrez has the story of a guy inspiring mark and oh, by the way, inspiring a lot of us in our 50s by turning back the hands of father time and making history on
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the backpack or the ball cap fool you. joe thomas sr. is not your typical college student. >> going to work every day, coming to class five days a week, it's very tough. >> reporter: the 55-year-old at south carolina state university is now believed to be the oldest player ever in division one football. so what's your secret? >> just eating and working out. >> reporter: near the end of the first quarter sense savannah state thomas took this handoff for a yard sticks could not fully measure the impact of this carry. >> he wanted it a bunch. he's been wanting it for years. the guy comes in my office and says i want to play. >> reporter: thomas played ball in high school but a speech impediment made him think college wasn't for him. decades later after the economy tanked and his construction business crumbled, he needed a new start. >> i needed a college education. >> reporter: majoring in engineering, he started practicing with the same squad where his son, current green bay packer joe
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just a few years ago. >> at first everybody took it as a little joke but after a while when he actually was out there working out, coming in the weight room and do the conditioning, we accepted him as one of the regular players. >> reporter: he was serious. >> oh, dead serious. >> reporter: and since his collegiate debut he's brushed off comparisons to rudy. >> wrudy was a smaller guy, wasn't he? >> reporter: but he calls it the happiest moment of his life. >> i reached my goal. >> reporter: a goal now a life >> just never give up. always stay focused. >> reporter: so what's next? graduation, a new career, and maybe he'll even try wrestling, he says. after all, at 55, he's just getting started. gabe gutierrez, nbc news, orangeburg, south carolina. >> there was a lot of grim news in this newscast but a great story to end on, and we invite you to submit your own inspiring america stories on our facebook page. that's going to do it for us on a monday night.
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news, thank you for
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new developments overnight in a tragic school bus accident that's claimed half done lives while injuring many more. an ambush style killing of a relentless damage as time is running out at one of the remaining honlts in aleppo another starbucks price like to alert you to, here come the holiday, "early today" starts right now. good morning, everyone, i'm ayman mohyeldin. new details related to that
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tennessee the bus driver has been ahe wassed he is charged with five counts of vehicle laffer homicide and reckless driving. 35 students were on board the bus when it crashed. mortgage crews responded to find the bus wrapped around a tree eight single driver incident. >> that is being investigate as a possible cause. >> this is an absolute nightmare for the community, for the police department, fire and ems. i can assure you, the public safety professionals in chattanooga are prepared and trained to veth investigate it thoroughly and we have all the resources for the family, the
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thanksgiving. the school will be opened for student and staff. this morning, the suspect is in jail for an ambush style killing of a police officer. the suspect was captured by a s.w.a.t. unit monday afternoon. he was driving with a woman and a baby when arrested. he was charged with the challenge murder. he was caught outside a san walking inside for less than a minute. four hours later officer ben marconi was shot in the head. now, the driving this call mccain allegedly pulled up and walked up to the detective and shooting him in what has been described as an assassination.
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first person who was the law was the person he targeted. >> his family asked in lew of flowers, a donation that supports children and fallen police officer and fire fighters. kanye west remains in the hospital this morning after abruptly can selling a national tour sources say the rap mogul was admitted to the hospital. l.a. police responded to a the decision to hospitalize them for safety, this includes a rant and his endorsement of president-elect donald trump. kris jenner says he's exhausted from his tour. a brock lynn man has been
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a nice times square plot. now, authorities say he traveled allegedly in an attempt to join isis. his lawyer said he had legitimate reason, in july, he told an under cover fbi operative he followed the events in nice, france and said a gar badge truck could be crush people in time's square. there was no indication he was planning such an attack. 18 people were used in the bass till day celebrations when a gar back truck ran through the crowds. after an off the record meeting with several media executives and on air person amendment, including our own lester holt and chuck todd.
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but still more questions about potential conflicts of interest arise. nbc's halle jackson revoels. >> a new video from the president-elect. >> our transition team is moving smothly. >> listing off his ten-point plan. >> i will have the department of labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs that undercut the american workers. >> reporter: a tape produced by his own team the press invited. his aide forced to fend off new questions how the president-elect can july both his dealings and the business of the country. >> by the time he takes office of president of the united states, everything, every law will be complied every i and every t will be done. >> reporter: complete with trump lines met the foreign diplomat. >> they spent a lot of time talking about the property and
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property that diplomats might concern trump's acquisition of that property and these others is under investigation by the department trump will oversee come january. not just here at home but around the world. 15 from turkey and business in saudi arabia. >> why don't you give back the number you have taken from certain countries? >> some of trump's biggest deals coming from india, some business partners visiting last week in the thick of transition talks at trump tower. >> the conflicks of his ownership while serving are
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>> there is new video held in washington, d.c. one of the speakers praised donald trump with that used in nazi germany. >> for us as europeans, it is only normal again when we are great again. heil trump, heil your victory. >> he intended his word to be ironic and ebe it is not a neonazi movement. they are saying president-elect trump has continued to denounce racism of any kind. he was elected because he will be a leader for every american. sax fifth avenue is getting into the holiday spirit revealing the festive window display. new yorkers gathered to watch the show.

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