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then upper 60s tomorrow. breezy with a changeable sky. lots of sun thursday. 64. 65 more showers. look what happens over the weekend, highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s. >> what? >> 30s possible in the city. >> oh, my god. its that he time. the "today" show is next. that's what's happening "today in new york." good luck to the mets! >> yeah! good morning. breaking overnight. two firefighters killed, at least six others injured when a building engulfed in flames suddenly collapses. this morning how kansas city is coping with the loss. showdown on the strip. the democratic candidates for president take the stage tonight in las vegas for their first debate. and hillary clinton takes the opportunity to visit donald trump's ve gas casino. >> i don't think it is entertaining when somebody
democratic rivals getting the punches tonight. what was she thinking? a woman uses a live streaming app to record herself driving drunk. how her followers tipped off police and helped get her off the roads. and cover story. "playboy" announced it will no longer publish nude photos. why reading it for the articles will no longer be a lie. today, tuesday, october 13, 2015. >> 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 this monday morning. trying to think of something to say about "playboy" that won't get us in trouble. >> let me speak for husbands and say, there were naked photos in that magazine? really? >> that's the only safe thing to say.
first tonight's much anticipated democratic debate as hillary clinton and bernie sanders look to avoid mistakes. lincoln chaff, and jim webb hoping to have a break out performance. we'll talk to nicole wallace. let's start with peter exander. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morningle to you. welcome to las vegas. n she is already in a league of her own. tonight the only democrat on stage who's been in a debate before. she's been on debateittages since high school. analysts say a strong showingle coul d solidify her performance or give more ammunition to the enemies and opponents who say the campaign wheels are come off the bus. tonight she'll debate her fellow democrats. on the ground in las vegas
hillary clinton took aim at the republican front-runner, donald trump. showing up unannounced to the union protest outside a trump-owne hotel. >> some people think mr. trump is entertaining. i don't think it is entertaining when somebody insults immigrants, insults women. >> reporter: clinton's main priority, avoid mistakes that could dominate the headlines. clinton took part in more than 20 debates in 2008. tonight aides hope that will help her deliver a strong performance. then the ongoing e-mail controversy. while partisan sniping hat under cut the house benghazi committee she'll argue it is personal attack with the e-mails being released three days before the iowa caucuses. and clinton will try to deliver a message to joe biden that despite the controversy she's a salfe bet. finally can clinton connect with voters? david axelrod said clinton's
task is to be real. with clinton facing criticism as a washington insider she'll to argue that as a woman she's the true outsider candidate. lately she's used self-dthrecation, even mocking he bottomic demeanor. >> i was constructed in a garage in palo alto a very long time ago. >> reporter: adviserspeated there is a difference between democrats and republicans than the democrats themselves. er six months hillary clinton has only mentioned bernie sanders's name at mos a handful ofgl times. >> we'll see if she sticks with that strategy. >> hillary clinton's biggest rival tonight is bernie sanders who is surging in the polls but never faced this high profile of an event. andrea mitchell also in las vegas with a look at senator sanders's strategy. good morningle
to yo >> reporter: good morning. bernie sanders is ahead in new hampshire, raking in millions of dollars and attracting bigger crowds than any other mocrat. so far he has avoided personal attacks against hillary clinton. the question is will that change to geight? the fire it is brand democratic socialist is getting used to huge crowds. but this is a whole new stage. the preparation. her super lawyer playing sanders in debates. surging sanders take on the democratic front runner. >> differences of opinion should be discusseem reporter: will sanders get personalle? he said he won't. will call clinton out for veering left, flip-f pping on thise environment, wall street reform and trade. will sanders who raised more than $26 million in small donations in the third quarter
founr being backed by wealthy donors? finally can he show he isn't too far left especially after this comment to chuck todd on "meet the press." e >> pe eople will have to contrast my consistency and willingness to stand up to corporati s and wall street with the secretary. >> i are you a capitalist? >> no. i'm a democratic socialist. >> reporter: sanders inspired millennials to turn out on college campuses around the country. tonight he'll prove his message can resonate with a wider audience. sanders knows tonight is the big moment. he says while he hasn't changed his principles the democratic party is moving closer to him. savannah? >> andrea mitchell in las vegas, thank you. we are joined by nicole wallace, former director for george w. bush. good morning to you. >> good morning. big night. >> big night. ve gas is the setting.
are you expecting a slug guest or do you think it will be sober policy seminar? >> i'm on the other side, but i feel nervous for hillary clinton. she's in the position of being the democratic party's head candidate but not the heart candidate. onnrce again somebody else has capt thured the passion of the democratic party. when it happened eight years ago when barack obama captured their imagination and passion you felt bad. if she makes the mistake again of not capturing the passion she only has herself to ame. >> what can you to in a setting li yoke that? >> you know, i think reparing a candidate like hillary clinton is completely different from preparing somebody who hasn't done this before. as you said, she did it in 2008. she knows the policy backward and forward. you have to get heruiut of her
character from snl last weekend. you have to get her comfortable but she has to avoid a fwaf like the kinds she made on the book tour when she said she was flat broke when she left the white house and said she hasn't driven herself in 20 years. that's not where the democratic party is. they are more angry than the republican primary voters about a system they view as rigged and corrupt, a system thatle hillary clinton has been in the center of for 2 years. >> bernie sanders exploiting that feeling. let's talk about the elephant in the room -- joe biden. do you assume he 's watching and this is part of his determining calculation whether to get in -- how she does in the debate? >> you know him and you have inatterviewed enough politicians to know anyone who runs for of ce watches debate it is same way. they feel the jabs, think i
whether he gets in or not he'll have choice words tonight at the performance of all of them. at the end of the day i believe he's going through an excruciating process of balancing his grief with his desire to continue to serve the country he loves. there is no doubt he has an opening. >> he's up against the political calendar. we'll see what he decides. good to talk to you, nicole wallace. thank you. >> thanks, savannah. >> a tragic fire in kansas city overnight took the lives of at least two firefighters. natalie? >> such a sad story. a massive fire burned through the night. still smoldering. the firefighters were clearing an area with a partly collapsed e roof when the structure came down on top of them. this morning officials in kansas city, missouri, are investigating a two alarm fire at an apartment building that killed two firefighters and injured two others overnight. fire crews dispatched around 7:30 p.m. found the structure damaged by smoke and flames.
>> we had two individuals in the structure we had to clear out of the structure. from there we got a chance to do an offensive attack. conditions changed. we had to pull out of the building. >> reporter: two people were rescued from the second floor. as the firefighters were pulling back from the unstable structure, a wall gave way, the building collapsing instantny, killing the two firefighters. two other firefighters battling the blaze were transported to the hospital with injuries. >> they saved two civilians, carried them out of the second floor on ladders before the wall collapsed. they didn't die in vain. >> so sad. meanwhile the firefighters who were killed haven't yet been identified. we'll continue to report on the story throughout the morning. no known cause of the fire yet either. >> thank you very much. now to a confrontation in south carolina that has some supporters of the confederate flag facing criminal charges. the allegations that they made threats outside a children's birthday party.
pete williams is in washington with more. pete, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the people charged are part of a group called respect the flag that was formed during the controversy over the confederate flag following the murder in june of nine worshippers at a black church in south carolina. at an incident caught on cell phone video prosecutors say seven pickup trucks flying confederate flags drove up to a family birthday party in july in douglasville, a small town west of atlanta. witnesses say the 15 people charged -- ten men and five women yelled racial slurs at the african-americans at the party, including children, and threatened violence. some witnesses say members of the group brandished weapons. four of the 15 charged appeared in court late monday identified as scott chapman, robert anthony mans mansard and levi bush and john
all are charged with violating the street crime and terrorism prevention law and making terroristic threat. serious charges with a maximum sentence of 15 years. georgia doesn't have a hate crime law. no comment from the lawyers were those charged. the southern poverty law center which pushed for the case to be prosecuted said people were terrorized in an act reminiscent of the ku klux klan. savannah? >> pete williams with an update on those charges. thank you very much. >> natalie has a breaking story from the middle east. >> israel's prime minister is calling an emergency security meeting after a new wave of violence escalated overnight. john yang is covering the events from london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. the death toll in israel stands at three in four separate attacks. police say the deadliest camel in a pair of attacks in jerusalem. in one, palestinians got on a bus and started shooting and stabbing passengers.
a bugs station before stabbing pedestrians. north of tel aviv, two separate stabbing attacks. this is just the latest in escalating violence across israel and the west bank. in the past four weeks, at least seven israelis and 29 palestinians killed. hundreds more wounded. natalie? >> john yang reporting from london for us. thank you, john. in the netherlands, investigators looking into the downing of mh-17. today they briefed family members about the findings. 298 people or killed on the plane when it went down last year in eastern ukraine. relatives were told a russian-made missile hit the cockpit killing the crew members. the passengers died or lost consciousness as soon as the missile hit and the plane broke apart. the supreme court considers a case that could shorten prison sentences for hundreds of inmates who committed crimes as
joo niles. three years ago the court barred sentences of life without parole for those under 18 when committing driem crimes. now they will look at whether that should apply to those sentenced before the ruling. a block buster tech deal in the works. dell is buying data storage company emc for $67 billion, the biggest price tag for a tech merger in history. the deal helps dell expand into data storage, mobile, security and other fields which it calls the fastest growing areas of the tech industry. and a daring rescue caught on camera shows how far firefighters will go to save a life. this nashville firefighter was off duty when a fire broke out. the neighbors weren't home. he ran in to find the dog. tim is a dog owner and didn't mind carrying sampson, a german herding dog. he said he did it because it
need ed to be done. that's the kind of neighbor you want to have next door. >> look what's going on behind him. amazing he walked out. >> thank good goodness. >> thank you so much. how is the weather, al? >> i called in the troops. i needed help doing the forecast. we have a great forecaster for you. take a look and a listen to hailey. >> i cannot believe this! oh, my god! [ screaming ] the wind really picked up. oh, my god! >> in watertown, south dakota. she does a terrific job. i tell you. dylan and i have to be on our toes with somebody like that. here's a front pushing through. that caused all the wind. ahead of it we have showers in new england. also making their way through upstate new york. not going to be that heavy. look at the winds behind this front. 20 miles per hour sustained gusts in cleveland. buffalo, 29. 14 miles per hour winds in new york.
as the front pushes through, the low pressure pushes up into canada. we are going to look for gusty conditions. airport delays will most likely be a problem as the day wears on today. we are going to get to your forecast coming up in the ne few showers out there east of the city. another round this afternoon. they'll be scattered in nature. nothing particularly heavy. clouds, limited sun, low 70s. 50s tonight.
a gusty breeze. in the mid-60s at citi field. tomorrow, a mix of clouds and sunshine. maybe a late-day sprinkle and high of 67. bright and sunny on thursday. mid-60s. showers friday and chillier by the weekend. low 50s by sunday. and that's your latest weather, matt. >> here's an update now on a story we told you about yesterday. the drama unfolding on the baseball diamond. in front of a sold out citi field the mets struck back. the mets crushed the dodgers. score was 3 13-7. for a lot of the game all eyes were on a player who wasn't even on the field. >> number 26, infielder chase utley. [ booing ] >> the sold out crowd erupted into boos when chase utley was introduced. >> you may remember utley was suspended for two games after this slide left ruben te jada
with a broken leg. utley is appealing. he didn't start last night. meantime tejada got a warm welcome when he walked onto the field with the aide of a cane. the mets face the dodgers tonight at citi field. >> a win and they could wrap it up at home. >> that's the way to answer back -- with a win. >> coming up, playboy putting its clothe s back on. how the internet forced the american institution to change its ways. and a drunk woman livestreams herself behind the wheel. the comes arrest her. how social media is changing law enforcement. first on tuesday morning this is
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live look at the hamilton bridge. it's 7:26 on this tuesday, october 13th. good morning. i'm michael gargiulo. police are trying to track down a man suspected of killing a woman and her 4-year-old son in jersey city. 26-year-old jose ronald santos alvarez is the woman's estranged boyfriend and the father of her child. two victims were found dead inside their time last wednesday. santos alvarez should be considered dangerous. anyone who sees him advised to contact police immediately. let's take a look at the morning commute with lauren. >> it's a rough one this morning. all lanes shut down northbound on the major deegan. the bruckner is a mess because of this as well. queens, a lot of accidents out here. l.i.e. eastbound by the clearview shuts down two lanes. jackie robinson parkway eastbound at the interchange. jamming things up in both directions here. still out there on the van wyck northbound by jamaica avenue. staten island an accident shut
down two lanes. we have delays on the d train in both directions and uptown 6 trains. tough one. back to you, michael. lauren, thanks very much. right back with chris' forecast. e of everything the state has to offer. like this famous winery nestled in the hudson valley. or the award-winning vineyards of long island. this cooperstown brewery belongs in every beer lover's hall of fame. you can even try new york's exceptional cider and spirits. this fall, drink in the beauty of new york state. plan your trip at iloveny.com. there's something for everyone. lot of cloud cover this morning. not much in terms of rain. sprinkles here and there. 59 in floral park. the city down to 61. a few upper 40s new jersey. generally 50 to 55 through the hudson val i you can see on the satellite radar again, not too much going on. another band of showers will
so, again, hit or miss showers around today. it's a mild day. 72. grab a lightweight umbrella. lots of sunshine thursday. mid-60s. showers friday and chillier by the weekend, michael. chris, thanks so much. on the "today" show, the amazing story of two sisters separated 40 years ago in south korea and their surprising reunion. we'll be back with another local
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presidential debate. fr unt front runners hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be joined by lincoln chaff and gym webb. >> two firefighters were killed while fighting an apartment fire. ur others were injured. the cause s under investigation. a delta plane had to abort takeoff in jamaica after a fire was reported inside the cargo area. 160 people and six crew members were evacuated safely. an airline spokesperson said there was no fire on the plane. coming up, a story you will love that will give you chills. two women adopted as young girls ended up working alongside each other in a florida hospital four decades later. they got to talking, compared stories and thought, well, maybe they could be long lost sisters. a dna test proved their huchblg was right. it is a remarkable story. we'll hear from them coming up. >> all right. a sign of the times.
magazine changing its ways. "playboy" will stop publishing nude images of women, ending a tradition six decades in the makinge miguel almaguer has the st ry. >> reporter: the magazine known for showing so much is about to show a lot less, turning the pahage on history. come march, "playboy" is taking the nude out of the redesign. the storied men's magazine will feature women in provocative gpose bus the models will no longer b >>e fully nude. >> the internet killed "playboy." nudity is swmething that's everywhere through a googlele search. what "playboy" did isn't special anymore. >> reporter: debuting in 1953, marl ain monroe was the original cover girl. what followed was models and movie stars posing nude. circulation thrived in 1975.
today, it's just over 800,000. >> it's been a wonderful ride. it's not over yet. >> rheorter: hugh hefner created "playboy" and many say changed the way americans see sex. >> i don't think any other magazine in the 20th century had more influence on america and the world. that's a pretty wild position to bei in. >> reporter: "playboy" with its struggles remains a brand valued arou the globe. but times are changing and so is "playboy." >> i think this ik the beginning of the end for "playboy" as we know it. >> reporter: more than just pictures the maghazine profiled politicians, economistselnd artists. when someone said they read "playboy" for the articles, it just might be true. miel almaguer, nbc news, los angeles. >> so "playboy's" editor cory jones told the "new york times" don't get me wrong. 12-year-old me is very disappointed in current me, but this is the right thing to do. >> assic. it is a sign of theytimes. tamron is following from the
orange room. what does the internet say? >> the hashtag nudes are old news trending just above no bra day. take a look at that. actor tommy bechtold tweeted "playboy" announced it will no longer feature nude photos in its magazine. , shouted the last man on earth without internet access. and "playboy" is doing what? and saying we are more free to express ourselves politically, sexually and culturally today and that's partly thanks to hef's heroic mission to expand those freedoms. it's ready available and making it difficult for magazines in general for the digital world. >> does it make your collection priceless? >> i no longer have to hide it in the closet.
>> for expert analysis, to matt and al. >> you know what? it is a sign of the times, no question about it. it was provocative and shocking in soms parts of the day. not anymore. >> not anymore. >> let's take another look at the weather now with al. >> i remember finding the first copy under my uncle champ's front seat o oh, yeah, uncle champ. >> uncle champ is like, hey! >> we were at orion point park. there you go. for the longest time i thought women came folded in three and were stapled. it was crazy. >> keep going, al. >> anyway, high pressure -- it's getting hot in here because of the big area of high pressure. look at that. record-setting temperatures. med ford will set a record, cramento, re no. also looking at las vegas probably tying a record. coming close in albuquerque. in the northeast, look at the jet stream. today we'll be above normal while kansas city, memphis to raleigh.
by thursday, we see temperatures starting to drop. as we move into friday and saturday, the temperatures really start plummeting. we'll see the changes coming. everybody below normal into saturday. look at sunday morning. look at that. temperatures will be in the 40s d on into the 30s in some parts of upstate new york. maybe snowshowers. don't say it. we've got a few sprinkles in the arnea. rain showers this morning. most of them from the city on east. west of here, not much going on. there will be another round of showers arriving later this afternoon. the day planner, grab the umbrella to play it safe. sprinkles and light showers this morning. going to break midday. forecasting a high of 72. a couple of showers mid to late afternoon. gone by this evening. it's cooler overnight. upper 60s tomorrow with sun and clouds. bright and sunny thursday. showers on friday. chillier in time for the weekend. that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much.
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enforcement may be just a click away as more investigators are using social media to track down law breakers. for example, one woman posted herself driving drunk as she was doing it. kerry sanders has her story. good morning to you. >> reporter: well, good morning. there is an app called periscope. it's integrated with twitter. as i hold up my phone and we go to periscope it allows me to show you and anyone else on the internet anywhere in the world a live picture. you see the camera crew here and the satellite crew here. but if you are breaking the law and using periscope it's not just people out watching around the world. the comes are also watching and you could find yourself in a world of trouble. >> just have fun. >> reporter: out for a night in lakeland, florida, 24-year-oldle whitney biel was using the periscope app to livestream herself and friends at a bar. >> you can say hi back. >> reporter: then whitney made a
decision she admits was bad. >> i'm driving home drunk. let's see if i get a dui. >> reporter: with others watching through periscope, she hits a curb. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: concerned, at least two viewers called 911. >> i just saw a girl on per scope driving drunk. >> reporter: the dispatcher wasn't sure what the caller was talking about. >> she's driving really fast. you can see it. >> what's periscope? >> reporter: a recent survey found 8 of 10 law enforcement professionals use social media for investigations and almost three-quarters believe it can help solve cases more quickly. sometimes the police are helped by suspects with more social media skills than smarts. this man took video of himself robbing a bank and posted it to instagram. shortly before being arrested. these guys stole a computer and cash. then used the computer to bag rag
about what they did by posting it to facebook. this sarasota police department was recognized for effective use of social media in crime fighting. >> criminals sometimes give us clues as to what their criminal activity behavior is. they post things on social media which helps us. >> let's see if i get a dui. i don't think i will. >> reporter: back in lakeland, it took place about 20 minutes after the 911 call to find biel using landmarks in the video. she was pulled over, given a sobriety test and charged with d dui dui. >> looking at it through her eyes was shocking, to say the least. >> reporter: no date has been set for this trial. she has posted a bond. she told -- the suspect told wfla, the nbc station in tampa, she learned her lesson. savannah? >> all right, kerry sanders. thank you very much. wow. >> i don't know what to say. >> you don't make that up. >> coming up, tracy morgan
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>> the music? is that necessary? we're not even halfway through october. already some people have finished their holiday shopping. >> who are those people? >> each year it feels retailers are pushing us to hit the malls earlier. is it possible to embrace the entire christmas spirit before halloween? sheinelle jones has more on that. >> do you like the christmas music? >> no. >> it adds an extra touch. yes. if you just brought your pumpkin home it might feel premature to talk about what's going under the christmas tree. those planning ahead now say they will be enjoying the holidays later. while christmas is still 73 days away away, for some it's already the season. >> i am 100% done with our christmas shopping. and that's probablile about 15
family members and 40 other people we shop for. >> reporter: betsy isn't alone. according to a reevent survey, 26% of consumers have already started their holiday shopping. 58% plan to start before black friday, which -- in case you were wondering -- is still more than six weeks away. >> when you are shopping you're really allocating time for yourself to get things done on a more leisurely schedule. in terms of budget, those who have a fixed monthly allowance they acend, they are able to better allocate those dollars. >> reporter: holiday shopping in the heat of summer or alongside ghosts and goblins in early fall? some shoppers aren't sure. >> i haven't even figured out what i'm wearing for halloween. >> the last thing i'm thinking about is christmas. >> reporter: for retailers who saw a 4% spike in holiday sales last year it's 9/11 too early to look a lot like christmas. kmart rolled out this lay away commercial in september.
about christmas now. >> reporter: she may miss some of the last minute deals for betsy it's about trading time in line for time with the family. >> we can sit by the fire and read the stack of christmas books. >> reporter: as for the other holiday now less than three weeks away? >> my daughter picked out her halloween costume in february. >> reporter: she already has it covered. even if some of us are starting to shop earlilier we should note there are plenty of last minute shoppers. last year the busiest shopping day was december 20. the last saturday before christmas. for more on early holiday shopping you can visit today.com. >> do you know what's weird? i already cooked and ate my thanksgiving dinner. >> that's efficient. >> she already ordered in thanksgiving dinner. every year it's the same for me. i say i'm not in the spirit, wait for the cold weather, get in the spirit and then i'm stressed because i only have a
>> i thought i was doing good having the halloween costumes, i have soef sophia the first and sonic the hedgehog running around. >> the key would have been monday, columbus day when everyone has the sale. i love online shopping. you could have gotten things on sale and then forget where you put them. >> if you buy things very earlile it's more difficult to return them after christmas? >> yeah. >> 30-day policy. >> but you have to have a gift closet. a generic gift closet. when you buy it on sale -- >> tamron's rules. >> jill martin taught me that. >> happy holidays. >> merry christmas. >> coming up, we'll help you do
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7:56 on this tuesday, october 13th. good morning. i'm michael gargiulo. police released surveillance video in morning of a man wanted for a possible hate crime in manhattan. the man threw a bottle containing flammable liquid and a burning rag towards two students. he said something like i will kill you. this happened friday afternoon near the corner of 9th avenue and 37th street. fortunately, neither student was hurt. the woman accused of frying to abduct a 17-year-old girl in bridgeport, connecticut is due in court today. she's charged with sexually assaulting the team. the girl escaped by jumping out of that moving car. here's lauren with a look at the morning commute. >> michael, we have problems on the major deegan, jamming things up on the bruckner as well as on the rfk triboro bridge. an accident southbound on the newark state thruway. it causes delays to the garden state parkway. on staten island, that accident just cleared by
he verrazano bridge. back to you, michael. >> lauren, thank a lot. a look at the weather. mild with scattered showers. leftover rain tonight. tomorrow spotty sprinkles. thursday, lots of sun. it will be nice. 64 degrees. coming up on the "today" show, a sneak peek at the over the top -- and the fantasy holiday gift guide. back in a half hour. we thought we' d be ready. but demand for our cocktail bitters was huge. i could feel our deadlines racing towards us. we didn' t need a loan. we needed short-term funding. fast. our amex helped fill the orders. juysst like that. you can' t predict it, but you can be ready. another step on the journey.
it's 8:00 on today. giving up, against all odds. two women working side by side for years realize they are actually long lost sisters. >> i just cried and crie,. i'm sorry. >> born 40 years ago half a world away. we'll hear from them. then, throwback today. >> i was a "leave it to beaver" fan.o >> i thought i was the coolest when i got a super 8 eound movie camera. >> from celebrity crushes --
- thought luke skywalker was cute. >> to 80s hair styles. >> i think i had a mullet. >> we look at what defined generations of america. and back on his feet for the fist time since his tragic accident, tracy morgan gets back on stage to perform stand-up as he prepares for his return to "saturday night live" this weekend. what he's saying about his big debut today, tuesday, october 13, 2015. [ cheers and applause ] >> all the way from iowa. >> we are reilly and mckenzie, ture the "today" show hosts. >>t i'm here to meet al! >> 60 years tether from macon, georgia. >> happy birthday!
celebrate my 12th birthday with "today"! >> good morning, everyone. welcome back to "today." it is tuesday, october 13, 2015. earlier reports in which i stated it was monday were in error. >> neither of us recognized that. >> it's tuesday. thank you, internet. >> christmas shopping. u had a bag here a second ago. >> oh, yes. >> and a handful of can i belle kibble. >> and how would your someone special like keanu reeves or lyle lovett? you can purchase them this year, kind of. it's part of the nieman marcus show we do every year. >> let's get a check of the top
stories. natalie, good morning. >> good mornings once again. the democratic presidential candidates debate tonight in las vegas. it will be the first time hillary clinton goes face to face with vermont senator bernie sanders. peter alexander is already in las vegas for us. peter, lots at stake this morning. >> reporter: natalie sh that's right. both of the candidates, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are highly skilled debaters. in the words of david axelrod, for hillai clinton the challenge is to be real. for sanders it's to be human. ju as soon as she landed on e ground in las vegas nterdaa clinton didn't focus on her democratic opponents but on the republican frontreunner donald trump joining a union protest rally outside a trt ump-owned hotel. clinton will likely face questions a ut nagging krichls about the ongoing e-mail controversy, her veering left and her likability, authenticity. sanders will try t
himself showing he's the true blue progressive on stage. clinton realizes there is a lot at stake and one.mistake could give ammunition to her opponents and the immediate i can't -- media go toing forward. they will be on stage for two and a half hours tonight. >> thank you, peter. today safety board in the netherlands is out with the port on last year's downing of ma litigation airline mh-17.sthere was a haunting reconstruction of the front part of the plane rebuilt from the wreckage recovered in eastern ukraine. investigators concluded the plane was brought down by a russian-made buk missile that exploded less than three feet from the cockpit. it did t conclude who fired it. they say 298 people on the plane were killed or lost consciousness as soon as the missile hit. tragedy during the night in missouri. kansas city is mourning two firefighters who died in the li tne of duty. the fire department arrived to nd intense.flames shooting out of the apartment building.
the firefighters were killed when part of the building collapsed. they had just rescued two people from the second story. at least four others were injured. firefighters in idaho are struggling to control a raging wildfire outside of boise. the walker fire has burned more than 3,000 acres. it is now bur ng into areas of heavy timber and away from home. helicopters are dropping water on the fire in an effort to keep it from spreading. 15 supporters of the confederate flag are facing charges this morning in georgia. they are accused of making terroristic threats by driving by an frican-american family's birthday party in july with flags waving, allegedly yelling racial slurs. the incident kaugts on cell phone video. some witnesses say members of the group respect the flag also had weapons. they are accused of violating georgia's street gang and terrorism prevention law. a new bride and her husband took a detour on the way to their wedding reception after taking lots of pictures at the
the father of the bride and two other family members including the grandmother had been in an accident. the bride, still in her wedding dress, raced to the scene. sarah and her husband are emts. she jumped bo the back of the ambulance to make sure her grandmother was all right. everyone who was injured will be okay. but the photo of the bride emt in her wedding dress has been viewed by more than a million people on facebook and now by millions more here. lots of people like that picture. she said she was just checking on her family. >> she got there. >> lucky groom, too. >> natalie, thank you very much. now to a story that's so touching and seemingly impossible. >> two sisters separated 40 years ago in korea now working on the same floor in the same hospital in florida. tamron has that. >> this is incredible. hollily searched for the sister she knew she had for decades. she finally found her in her friend and co-worker megan.
continents and has many coincidences. >> i just cried and cried. i'm sorry. >> reporter: it is a reunion 40 years and 7,000 miles in the making. until a few weeks ago megan and holly were co-workers, working the same shift on the same floor at doctor's hospital in sarasota, florida. >> she trained me one day. that's how we just immediately clicked. we started having a conversation about our backgrounds. >> reporter: the two became fast friends sharing lunch breaks and stories. >> she mentioned she was also an orphan. that got my attention. i asked holly what her last name was in korea. she said shin. i said that's my name, too. >> dna tests showed they also shared a father. >> i couldn't begin to say words.
i was in shock. >> i was trembling, shaking, crying. my husband had to hold me. >> reporter: born two years apart in south korea they were orphaned and separated before young megan turned 5. they were adopted by separate american families moving here two years apart n. the 40 years since they have always asked questions about their early childhoods. >> questions, constant questions that do i have a sister? do i have a mom, a dad? >> reporter: the answers coming in the form of a nearly impossible coincidence. >> i prayed to god every day, please find this sister. he did all the work. >> i felt like it was closure. i got the closure that i -- >> oh, nice. >> it's something i have always wanted to know. >> reporter: long lost sisters re reunited, wreeg eager to celebrate their first holidays together as family.
>> i'm looking forward to doing christmas shopping for my nieces. >> wow. >> they're going to start casting the movie now. that's unbelievable. >> there are so many layers too it. how they ended up together in sarasota, being adopted, brought to the states. two different states they were raised in. >> in the same profession. >> meant to be. >> yeah. >> tamron, thank you. coming up in trending, what do some vegetarians eat after they have been drinking? >> and a big announcement from model chrissy tiegan and john legend. >> and we talk to jessica chastain who is gearing up for halloween with a new terrifying when the weather starts turning cooler and the air is nice and crisp, i know that fall has finally arrived. and with it, all the flavors of the season. fall is all about
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extra cavity protection after brushing. hi. 'wer back at 8:12. time for trending. even knows alcohol makes matt -- makes people lose inhibitions. >> me, too. absolutely. >> and same thing for vegetarians. apparently alcohol decides they might try meat. 37% of vegetarians admitted to trying meat when they are drunk. >> really steadfast vegetarians. >> good for them. >> the daily news says vegetarians are drunk dialing an old flame. >> i love that. >> the company said it is
important to support vegetarians so they don't do something they will regret the next day. >> three glasses of wine. tofu or bacon cheeseburger? >> cheeseburger. >> normally wedding days are about the bride. one woman was more than happy to drop everything for an un unexpected guest -- the president. president obama. president obama happened to be playing golf on the course where stephanie and brian toby were getting married, tory pines in san diego. when she heard the president was nearby she picked up her wedding dress and started running, toward the president. the encounter theyed the wedding less than an hour. and the president offered this piece of advice to the groom -- don't step on stephanie's dress. >> timeless advice. >> that's a great picture. >> seized the moment. >> yeah. >> what are the movies you could watch over and over again? we all have one, right? >> yeah.
>> first we'll tell you what america says. most people said the number one movie they will watch over and over again, "star wars." >> sure. >> followed by "wizard of oz" and "the sound of music." for men, the one they would watch again and again "the godfather," "lord of the rings" and "wizard of oz." for the ladies, "the sound of music music" and "star wars." also caddyshack. >> matt? >> so if i phi eerks's choice and the god father. definitely patton and "ghostbusters." >> natalie? >> "casablanca". >> i have never seen it. >> do you believe in love?
>> shocking. >> tamron, what about you? >> i'm embarrassed. "despicable me." it's creepy because i don't have kids. it makes me happy every time i watch it. >> i have never seen "despicable me" either. >> everyone thinks i grew up in a cave. you? >> "ghostbusters." still to me the classic. also "blues brothers" as well. >> tell him about the twingy kie. >> how many times have you showed up sick for work? we have. should things be different if you are a doctor? doctors are just like the rest of us. in a survey 96% of doctors said they wouldle still go to work if they had symptoms of a cold. 36% said having the flu would not keep them home. >> what part of being a doctor don't you understand. >> do you believe it?
the sick people with weakened immune systems. >> maybe with the gloves on. >> they know how -- no? >> big news from john legend and chrissy teigan and a big surprise from tracy morgan. time for popstart. tamron? >> it's a happy popstart. we are celebrating this morning with chrissy teigan and john legend. the couple expecting their first baby. chrissy posting this on instagram. she talked about their struggles. she said, it hasn't been easy but we kept trying. we are so excited that it's finally happening. of course she added, i look forward to all the belly touching. so cute. adorable pic they posted. and tracy morgan still healing after the tragic accident that left him injured. he tweeted, my first time on stage in 16 months. picking up the pieces.
matt, in your interview he talked about what it means to him to return to the stage. tracy is keeping the promise. he's hosting "saturday night live" this week and it will be great. finally, chris pratt is everywhere. he's the star of the highest grossing movie this year, " "jurassic world." you would think people would know him. billy eichner found out, not so fast. >> who is that? >> i have no idea. >> it's chris pratt. >> sorry! >> "guardians of the galaxy"? they have never -- what? >> we don't watch tv. >> it's movies! do you think he's still slumming on nbc? >> who is he? >> thank you. >> miss, for a dollar, look who it is. hottest star in the world right now. >> oh, my god. >> what's his name? >> chris evans.
>> no! chris pratt! >> look who's here. >> chris pratt. >> i like your wife. >> anna. >> that's anna farris and their beautiful baby. what a great sport. >> i have nightmares walking down the street and having billy come up to me. i would never get it right. >> i don't want it, go away. don't yell at me, please! >> a check of the weather? >> all right! see what we have for you today. we have showers making their way to the northeast. dry really for much of the rest of the country. that front stretches all the way down into the southeast, moving showers through atlanta. afternoon highs going to be really toasty through the southwest. southern california as well. 60s and 70s in the pacific northwest. look how cool through the great lakes. 40s and 50s through the great lakes. wet weather in new england.
look at the sunshine. a few scattered showers, windy conditions through the upper great lakes. otherwise a fairly nice day for much of th al, thanks very much. temperatures between 60 and 65 in and around the city. nearby suburbs holding 50s. a lot of cloud cover that will stick around all day today. couple of showers east of the city, moving away. and then a little bit of a break. this next line approaches a little bit later this afternoon. grab the umbrella just to hit it safe. tomorrow, breezy, 67. cool but sunny thursday. showers on friday. watch out for chilly weather saturday and sunday. al, thank you very much. this morning we are kicking off a new series and we are calling it throwback today. >> we'll be looking at the cultural events that defined america as we grew up helping
>> i grew up at a time. there was a lot going on in the world. assassinations of martin luther king, jr., bobby kennedy. trial and tribulations over the war. >> it was a time of upheaval. sometimes you wondered where it was going. >> i grew up in the '80s which i remember seeming really big and modern and so different from the old days. >> i think in america we sort of got our groove back. >> i was a "leave it to beaver" fan. >> and gary mathers as the beaver. >> donna reed show, andy griffith griffith, mayberry. >> i have seen every episode of "the love boat" and ""fantasy island"" which was right after the lo boat on saturday night.
i was living in spain at the time when "cheers" came out and we would get all of the beta max tapes from the states my friend's family would send her. we would watch "cheers" all weekend long. >> "laugh in," to me, was one of the greatest shows going. the flip wilson show was unbelievable. diane carol was the first african-american woman to headline a sit-com. i thought she was stunning. >> catherine deneuve, the french actress. back in the day she did a car commercial for mercury cougar. she would growl. [ growling ] >> david cassidy. the partridge family. i think i love you what am i so afraid of
i'm afraid that i'm not sure of a love there is no cure for >> everyone in "star wars." i thought luke skywalker was cute. then my tastes matured and i liked man solo. >> summer of 1969. we watched the grainy images of the man walking on the moon. i'm sure at that moment i decided i wanted to be an astronaut or wanted to be in the news business telling stories like that. >> i remember watching martin luther king's "i have a dream" speech. for the first time the power of words really sinking in. >> i have a dream today. [ cheers and applause ] >> still to this day it sends chills. >> desert storm. during the first gulf war my father was actually sent to iraq. you know, watching it on the news you have a different perspective when you know that's your dad there. >> i loved court tv. i watched the william kennedy
and of course the o.j. trial. >> one of my first cars had an 8-track tape player. i remember popping that huge chunky tape into that player and thinking this is the most ingenious thing i have ever seen in my life. >> i thought i was the coolest when i got a super 8 sound movie camera which gives you an idea of what my idea of cool was. it's shocking that i didn't have a date for the prom. >> i think i had a mullet. i really did. 7th grade. it was a really bad look. really bad. i think everybody had a mullet at some point. >> i didn't have the mullet. i had big curls that were kind of a mess. i tried to get that big claw with the bangs that were all teased up. >> my wife and i will talk to our kids about the world we grew up in as compared to the world they're growing up in.
their arms around it. >> this is before you could make a phone call from your hand. you had to either be home or at a pay phone to get information. >> in honor of the '80s -- in your eyes the light, the heat your eyes i am complete oh, i want to be that complete in your eyes >> i wonder if everybody feels that decade they kind of come of age, their teen years. it's the most exciting and the most unique decade ever. that's the way we all experience it. >> fun look back. just standing here thinking we are so much older than you two. it's crazy. >> we weren't going to say it. >> first major album you bought? >> "yellow brick road" elton john. >> "meet the tempaltions."
>> love this record, madonna. >> who can top madonna? michael jackson, "thriller." i burned through this album. >> looking at the other stuff on the table. my favorite drink as a kid, yoo hoo in a can. >> yogi berra was right, chocolate energy drink. >> what do you have? the slinky, a casio electronic watch which was like there's 150 when they first came out and the pocket calculator. i was cool. >> jellies. >> mine were pink. but the jelly shoes, rubik's cube and the christmas we got an atari. we felt like the luckiest family. >> pac-man and ms. pac-man. >> sony walkman. i think i had a generic version. my parents were cheap.
>> also tomorrow, live look at the george washington bridge. bit of a wait to get over the bridge. 8:26, tuesday, october 13th. the mets could wrap out don't at city field. another win sends them to the national league championship series. the dodgers chase utley appealing his two- game suspension for the slide that broke tejada's leg. let's take a look at the morning commute. we have 15 minutes delays out of grand stram is terminal. an accident on 280 eastbound at mount pleasant that shuts down two lanes. we still have one on the ew york state thruway. and the accident on the deegan cleared. but it is still jamming things up. let's check the weather.
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8:30 now on this tuesday morning, the 13th day of october, 2015. a couple of showers in new york earlier, but nothing that should keeyep the figure skaters from king t the first full day on the rockefeller rink. we have charlie and merrill gracing the ice. 'll talk with the in a little bit. >> we'll stick with the christmas holiday theme with some fantasy gifts from lyle
lovett to keanu re es. they are not for sale. but this limited edition mustang also. >> plus, two-time scar nominee jessica chastain is here to freak us out with a new horror flick "crimson peak". >> after you get off the rink you may want to see this. one of the best things about fall weather. >> we love "best time ever" with neil patrick harris. tonight might be the besticime ever. why? >> speak for yourself. >> savannah and matt are on the program. you cannot miss how neil got away with pulling a prank. he is the king of pranks. jack black tonight's guest announcer. music by the b-52s. the show airs live tonight at a new time, 8:00 eastern, 7:00 central, right here on nbc. >> all right.
we are so proud of this. we have a brand new award winner in our midst. ms. tamron hall and our producer received the edward r. mtrrow award last night for a very powerful story they did on domestic violence. congratulations to you. in addition, bob dodge son and ian wenger won awards for their story on a blind kayaker. congratulations. richly deserved. >> very nice job. >> al, a check of the weather. >> let's see what we have starting with today. not bad. things quiet. showers,and thunderstorms through new england. windy across the great lakes into the central plains. look for sunny, cooler weather in the pacific northwest. it will be hot as you get into the southwest and intior sections of the pacific northwest. tomorrow, again, sunshine throughout much of the country. showers around the great lakes. hit or miss thunderstorms down through southern florida.
a lot of cloud cover this morning. breaks from time to time. high temperature of 72. a couple of showers. this morning they're east of the city. this afternoon, from the west. left over sprinkle into the evening hours. 8:07, 66. hopefully the mets put away the dodgers. 64 and sunny thursday. friday, a few more showers. much chillier over the weekend. highs in the 50s. >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thank you very much. we have been barely able to crack open the sweater closet yet. believe it or not, the unofficial start of the shopping season starts now. nieman marcus is here with fantasy gifts as part of the 2015 christmas gift. ginger reader is here with us. happy holidays. >> exactly. >> we always do the big over the top gifts fist. then we get to manageable ones. >> absolutely.
give me socks, but no. what do we have here with keanu reeves? >> this is an arch motorcycle and an experience where you not only get the motorcycle. you will be flown to california to spend two days driving with keanu around his favorite rides. >> are you kidding me ? >> we have three available. we have already sold one. there are only two left. >> keanu, ready to take a road trip with folks? >> absolutely. share the passion. >> this is your motorcycle company. >> right. i'm the cofounder. >> awesome. >> toe tal stranger and you take to the roads on this beautiful bike. >> on the coast, through the mountains, a forest, oceans. >> what's the price of this? >> $150,000. >> but a donation is made as part of this. >> for all of the fantasy gifts a portion go s to the nieman marcus foundation for arts
>> that's a hot bike. happy holidays. >> all right. thank you. >> can i just say i'm not worthy? i love lyle lovett. tell me about the gift. >> we have three different guitars designed by three texas legends. billy gibbons, lyle lovett. you get tickets to a concert to see them and will be given the guitar backstage. $30,000 apiece. >> lyle, keanu is going on a road trip. are you willing to bring someone up on stage? >> people get to come to the show. they might think they have to come to the show to get their guitar. >> it's fantastic. which is yours? >> this one. >> very beautiful. >> fantastic. >> each of the guitars have been built by craftspeople who show their passion and workmanship. the heart and soul shows.
>> if you have never seen lyle in concert, go toe see the show. fantastic. >> thank you very much. here's matt's christmas present. >> yes. >> he's had an eye on this all morning. >> this goes on sale today at noon. there are 100 of these. $95,000. this mustang has been custom built for nieman marcus by fnc productions. you get a racing school package as well. >> 50th anniversary mustang. santa, call me. >> santa not included. here we have a fashion icon. >> how are you? nice to see you. >> tell us about this amazing gift. >> this trunk of iris's is inspired by her travels, her collection. all of the jewelry is made by women around the world. for $80,000 you get over 250 accessories and you are flown to dallas to have lunch with iris
she will style you after lunch. >> i love your fashion philosophy. more is more? >> absolutely. less is a bore. >> she is an icon. iris, great to have you back. >> my pleasure. >> and children's halloween costume. >> or any time of year. these are heirloom trunks designed by mackenzie child. >> we know this little girl. >> she told me. >> so you get in the trunk from chasing fireflies, four beautiful disney princess costumes and five super hero costumes. long after the children have outgrown their costumes we have beautiful trunks. >> quickly walk me past the table of reasonable gifts. >> everything on this table is under $100. you can find it at nieman marcus.com. something for everybody. >> we'll get into these. you will be back later with kathie lee and hoda. >> we'll talk in detail.
two-time academy award nominee jessica chastain is one of the most sought after actresses in hollywood. her newest film is called "crimson peak." she plays lady lucille sharp who isn't happy when his brother moves his new bride into the family estate. >> i want this house to contain nothing but friendship, love and warmth. >> warmth would be an excellent start. thomas, your bride. >> forgive. let's go upstairs.
>> lucille, when it's convenient would you mind giving me a copy of the house keys, please? >> you don't need one. >> i'm sorry? >> there are parts of the house that are unsafe. it will take you time to familiarize yourself. should you still need them i'll have copies made. >> she seems friendly. >> chilly. >> a little chilly. nice to see you. this movie will freak people out. >> i hope so. >> you like doing this? >> it's fun. this genre is a great place for female roles. it's great. >> you told "time" magazine this will change the way we view women in movies. >> i mean, that's a broad statement. i think i was talking about the genre of the gothic romance. the lead character played by mia wasikowska is allowed to be a sexual creature and not be punished for that. >> is it true that the director wanted you for the other role and you wanted to be the evil character? >> he sent it to me thinking i would respond to edith.
that's the lead character. so of course, what actress wouldn't? i wanted the darker one. >> were you the little girl who loved these movies or did they get to you and give you nightmares? >> i loved it. when i was in high school, i had gothic friends and, oh, my god, we loved "interview with a vampire" with tom cruise and brad pitt and the costumes. it was fun. >> do you believe in ghosts? >> yeah. >> like in the floating figure ghosts or just kind of misplaced spirits? >> it's more fun to believe in ghosts than not to. yes, i believe in ghosts. sometimes the lights turn off and on if i'm in london or something. i always say, hey, okay, great. you're here. i recognize you. i'm super tired. please let me sleep. >> you have had experiences that you relate to ghosts? >> yeah. who knows? it could be an electrical -- >> a short circuit. >> it's more fun to think someone's trying to communicate. >> i had a house where a chair would move -- a rocking chair.
>> how long did you stay there? >> long time. a few years. i was reading about you last night as we often do when someone like you is coming. first of all, you have a reputation. do you know what it is? >> sounds terrible. >> i mean it in a good way. do you know what it is? >> what? >> you don't just take a role. you dive into roles. >> yeah . >> how do you plead? >> absolutely true. to the sadness of my family and friend s. >> is it just the way you learn? >> you know, when you are playing a character you have to defend them and understand them. it's fun ch playing a character like celia foote from "the help" because you're love and light. playing lucille you have to defend dark actions. that can get tough. >> the other thing i read and i don't know if this is a statement that gets taken out of context but you have a hidden desire to play the villain in a bond movie. >> yeah. it started out at the beginning in 2011 with people saying wouldn't you like to be a bond girl?
wouldn't that be fun? yeah, that would be fun but i would rather play a villain. then you are someone to contend with. and how much fun would it be to kick bond's ass once in a while? >> fun, i guess. he's not happy playing bond, mr. craig. >> really? >> he made disparaging comments but that's for another interview we'll probably never do. this is "crimson peak," lady lucille. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> thank you very much. this movie is from our sister company universal. it opens friday. if you like to be extra spooked it will be available in imax as well. up next, martha stewart getting souped up. first on a tuesday morning this
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this morning on our super supper series we have the one and only martha stewart here to make us a mushroom soup featured in martha stewart "living." good morning. >> good morning. >> do you love soup season? >> it's a wonderful time of year. so healthy and good for you. >> absolutely. >> this is an especially delicious soup made with farrow which is the oldest grain, oldest wheat grain known to us. it's high in protein. >> great for energy. overnight is best. three quarters of a cup of farrow soaked in cool water overnight. >> okay. >> i could do it over here. we'll make it with lots of different mushrooms. >> what do you like? >> these are porcini, dried have
a tremendous amount of good flavor. >> okay. >> we have other mushrooms, too. >> i see you soaking them. >> they're dried and you have to make sure they absorb a lot of liquid to get tender. chop them up like this. >> okay. >> first in this pot add your chicken stock. three and a half cups. and now your farrow, strained. >> all right. >> that's the overnight soak for narrow. >> right. now it's ready to cook. >> all right. >> add that to the chicken stock. >> okay. >> let that cook for approximately 45 minutes. >> all right. >> we have onions. >> these grains, by the way, the old-fashioned, unusual, antique versions of grains come from places that are artisanal these came from phoenix. the zimmerman family revitalized all the old grains.
they are healthy for you. >> they are having a resurgence. let's check in with the tasting table. >> martha, this is really good. >> fantastic. >> could you use fresh mushrooms instead of dry? >> here's a fresh one. this is hen of the woods. have you used that crazy mushroom? chantarelle are delicious. oyster mushrooms and these odd ones. these are royal trumpet mushrooms. >> wow. >> chop them up like this. you need about one and a quarter pounds. stir them with a half a stick of butter, three garlic gloves and one white or yellow onion. add the soaked porcini to those. saute until they look like this. beautiful. >> i would eat that. >> that's great over pasta. you would like that. >> the last step is what? >> this is the farrow. it's now tender. see how it gets swollen and
splits up. add your mushrooms. >> the smell is amazing. >> unbelievable, right? >> i want a room fragrance like that. >> if you like -- oh, i turned it up to 20. turn it down to zero. >> got it. >> thank you. in your pan you can add a little bit of tried sherry just to add a tiny bit of flavor. do you taste the sherry? >> not really. >> quarter of a cup. just brings out the flavors. >> they just said, send more sherry. >> a little bit of vinegar to brighten the flavor. >> served with a beautiful crusty bread. >> that's it. want a taste? >> of course. if you want this recipe and more delicious dinner ideas go to today.com. >> salt and pepper. >> the company is rushing to make the holiday candle, wild mushroom. >> you know what? it will be a best seller, matt. >> amazing. >> we have wonderful recipes
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