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the sometimes haphazard, never boring fun. the why can't it smell like this all the time fun. the learning the virtue of sharing fun. why let someone else have all the fun? that's no fun. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. live from studio 3 c in rockefeller center, this is "today in new york". ." the death toll rising after gunfire and explosions rock the city of light. france is in a state of
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border tightened after terror attacks leave 127 people dead. >> this is an attack not just on paris. it's an attack not just on the people of france, but this is an attack on all of humanity and all the universal values that we share. the u.s. this morning vowing its support as the investigation into the attack continues. we have the latest on precautions here at home. this is "today in new york." good morning and welcome to "today in new york." it's the 14th of november. i'm pat battle. >> first, though, i quick check of the weather. >> we do have a chilly start out there, temperatures in the 30s. need to grab the coat as you're heading out the door. brisk and breezy and bright throughout the day. we are warming up eventually as
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quiet conditions all around the tristate. temperatures are in the 40s and still falling in some spots. 44 degrees outside. it's breezy. it stays breezy all day long. temperatures below average for a change. struggling to get into the low 50s today. now to the terror attacks in paris. here's what we know right now. at least 127 people were killed in those attacks. more than 100 others hurt. no americans have been reported among the fatalities. eight of the attacks are confirmed dead. the french president says that attack was planned abroad. >> metro lines are shut down in paris. and people who live there are encouraged to stay indoors. we have live coverage with three
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crews crews. >> just moments ago france's president addressed the nation saying the attacks were an act of war. and adding that he will be merciless against the barbarians. chaos across the city after terrorists zero in on multiple civilian targets. explosions first heard about 10:00 p.m. paris time north of the city. as a soccer game was going on at the french national stadium you could hear a thunderous boom. a police union official said there were two suicide attacks nearby outside the stadium. as crews rushed to respond, more rat tack
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the bloodiest site of the attacks where more than 100 people were killed. killers executed people and grenades went off. the singer and guitarist are okay. but their camp tweeted, quote, we're still trying to determine the safety of all our band and crew. the same band had played twice in new york city. in september they played at the bowery ballroom. the fact that the band itself has been swept up in these auchl wful events bring it to close to home. the terror continues at a shopping mall in paris. so many residents and tourists wondering what could be next.
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disneyland paris closed. we mentioned that within the last hour president hollande spoke about the possible source of the attacks. >> the french president pointing the finger directly at the islamic state, isis terror group, saying the plot was orchestrated from abroad and there were at least eight suspects, right shoot eight shooters involved in this attack. seven of them believed to be armed not only with guns but suicide belts, explosive devices that were used outside that soccer stadium. again more than 127 dead, more than 100 injured.
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they are blaming the islamic state for this attack. now the investigation continues, the manhunt continues to see who else inside france might have assisted these suspects and whether these suspects trained overseas either in syria during the fight in syria alongside the islamic state fighters and got training there and returned to france or just been a sleeper cell inside france the spire time. the question is also where did they get the weapons, the explosives, and how was a group of eight able to avoid detection and pull off the worst attack in france since world war ii. this is the worst attack in paris since 2004. 190 plus people killed in those train attacks. in this one, 127 dead, more than
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100 injured. among the 100 injured, many of them are critical. it's yet to be seen whether all of those victims will be able to recover. back to you in the studio. >> john, you've been reporting how the fbi has been monitoring the situation here at home. at this point is there any level of collaboration between the two countries, or is this strictly a french investigation? >> the nypd ever since 9/11 had officers overseas. there's an officer in paris. all of this information being shared realtime. the cia, all the intelligence arms of the u.s. government actively working with french authorities to monitor this.
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fbi, the nypd say there's no specific threat to the u.s. it appears to be an attack kenter kent er send er centers inside france. as a precaution we saw last night the nypd ramped up its already ramped up security posture outside diplomatic positions, times square. you're going to see that for the next few days until authorities get a better grip on what took place, who was responsible and how ey were able to krar carry this out. president obama spoke briefly from the white house to
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offer his con dell lens dolences to the french people and to offer the support of the united states. >> we stand prepared and ready to provide whatever assistance that the government and the people of france need to reilspond. >> the vatican also responded, saying, we are shocked by this manifestation of maddening terrorist violence and hatred. this is an attack on peace for all humanity. back here at home, a vigil planned at the frenchrombassy on the upper east side. >> reporter: this morning there is a uniformed nypd police officer keeping an eye outside of the french embassy. yet, this is where mourners are expected to gather later this evening around 7:00 to pray for the victims of those heinous attacks.
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outside of the embassy. mourners paid their respects by lighting candles and dropping off fl ers. that continued to grow overnight. they stepped up their patrols on fifth avenue not far from the emba y. >> nypd immediately stepped up its activity and homeland security. it's really a full court press at so many levels. >> reporter: the nypd released a statement saying they have ancreased their security out of an abundance of caution and to provide police presence. there will be another gathering around 2:00 this afternoon in union square. back to you. >> thank you.
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and this emotional scene in union square here in the city last night, exchange students from france holding hands and singing their national anthem, part of a cant e light vigil held in memg y of the victims. social media has been a key tool for loved ones to check on their loved ones in paris. >> as soon as they click the i'm safe button their friends on facebook get a notification like this one giving them the good news they're okay. . and the state department has also set up a hotline for americans concerned about their beloved ones in paris. weather channel managing editor sam champion is in paris. he was at the base of the identical tower when the attacks happened. >> we had a lot of dignitaries
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as we walked away, the entire area wen on lock down. it was a mad scramble to get off the streets at that moment. social media is unbelievable. you didn't have to be near a tv set to know something was very very wrong. >> we'll keep you updated throughout this newscast. our own david is on route to paris. he will bring us live r30eports as soon as he is on the ground thblere. still to come, you probably recognize this location. but now this long island tourist attraction could be in danger. the effort to save it coming up. and we've got a chilly start the weekend. will it stay cool? and w
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that is a live look at the brooklyn bridge. 6:14. goe od morning. >> good morning, guys. very brisk out thhee. we've got windchills in the 20s and 30s. the winds continue today. we're expecting more of the same blustery conditions. tonight we've got 44 degrees and mostly clear skies. we are expecting lots of sunshine as the day goes on. we could sure use it. a few clouds filtering into a hudson valley. otherwise no problems there. temperatures in fairfield county in the low 40s this morning. temperatures well north and west
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in places like monticello. still very breezy. the wind gusts between 20 and 25 miles per hour at this hour. when you factor it all together, we have windchills in the 30s around the region. feels like 36 in islip. you weed to dress for 40s throughout the average. quiet conditions. we're coasting right through monday. we need the rain. we're still not going to get it. the drought conditions go on and on around here. the fall foliage map, peak conditions have already gone on. but south and east of the city, today could be a good day to check it out. although it's windy, lots of leaves have blown to the ground. 51 is your high temperature for today. it's a little bit below average.
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it's blustery hroughout the day. but again sunshine will help out a little bit. it's going to feel like 40s. u need to dress for 40s as you're heading out this saturday. the winds finally diminish tonight. it's going to be chilly though. tomorrow is milder, lots of nine. less windy with a temperature of 57 degrees. next chance of rain looks to be thursday into friday. you want to stay up to date with the news 4 new york app. tap the news 4 logo in the corp er corner, scroll down. available in the app store right now. it is a long island landmark a tourist destination, popular movie location too. but this morning the future of
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the former gold coast mansion is in jeopardy. >> scaffolding now obscures the view of one of long island's longest surviving mansions. it's crumbling literally. one estimate puts the price tag for needed repairs at $20 million. >> the needs of this build rg unintend ing un unending. it's enormous. it's been neglected. >> the home represents a critical part of long island's history. hempstead house was also the home of the famed gugenheim
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family. a spokesman for one long island preservation group says nassau county simply hasn't done enough to save the historic structures it owns. >> nassau county has not really established a clear program to maintain all of their historic sites. >> officials here stress that hempstead house is safe for visitors but that could change they say unless the needed row pair work is done soon. >> we're hopeful that the resources will be found. >> reporter: it's an effort as monumental as this 50,000 square foot structure. >> to see it in disrepair in the shadow of manhattan is criminal. >> the county did send us a response that said historic preservation is of significant importance and we are
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repair and maintain historic sites. here's dave carter with your fan fandango weekend ticket. >> there are three movies to tell you about this week. the comedy love the coopers. the football film my all american. and the drama 33. which movie is perfect for you? let's begin with love the coopers. this is an edgy comedy about a dysfunctional family that reunites and bickers over the thanksgiving holiday. also hoping this week is my all american. this is an old fashioned sports film starring finn whitrock.
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this is a riveting drama about the miners who were trapped underground. now let's see what movies our fans are buzzing about. here are this week's scores.
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who coined the term "side bread?" because there's nothing "side" about this bread. it may look like the moon. but it's the star of the show. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound.
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the sound of the weekend. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. it was a bad night for the knicks. college basketball season gets underway. >> good morning, everyone. ten days ago the knicks blew a 15-point lead and lost to the cavaliers in cleveland. friday night they welcomed lebron james and company to the
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as yogi used to say, it was deja vu all over again. terrific defense as anthony buries the three. melo was on fire in the first half with 22. the knicks were up by eight before the king took over the game. lebron james makes a pretty move to tie the ball game at 82-82. lebron drives, backs in and somehow connects on this jumper. that one gave the cavs the lead for good. cleveland wins their eighth straight, 90-84. believe it or not the college basketball season is officially underway. and so is the chris mullen area at st. johns. he coached his first game at his
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chris's coach was in the house. louis must have loved this. great ball movement leads to a slam by 6'11" freshman from spain. mullen must have loved this, a trifecta by the 6'1" freshman from italy who had four threes in the game. st. john beats wagner 56-67. dartmouth at the prudential center. on the run whitehead finds carrington for the pretty reverse layup. whitehead in at 18 of his own. rutgers also was victorious in its opener over rutgers newark. ryan fitzpatrick underwent
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surgery to repair a torn ligament in his thumb. daniel murphy has turned down the mets one-year 15.8 million dollar qualifying offer. he will go full steam into free agency. considering his heroics, he could be compensated nicely. he finished with seven homers in the first two series. the mets can still negotiate with murphy, who has spent the first seven years of his career there. on the college gridiron today, rutgers hosts nebraska. enjoy the rest of your saturday, everyone. i'm bruce beck. coming up next at 6:30 on "today in new york," we are still following that breaking news out of france. >> we have live coverage of the
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attacks across paris. we've got a chilly start to your weekend.
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the sun rising over the gwb on this saturday morning where it's going to be a little bit cool cooler. we will get to the developments in france in just a minute. first here's the forecast. >> the good news is we don't have any big weather problems today. it's still going to be very breezy like yesterday. you could see on storm tracker 4 live radar a couple of snow showers deep into the hudson valley, the nothing that's going to affect us here. temperatures rebounding into the low 40s. up to 51 in central park.
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to 20 miles per hour but gusting up to 30 miles per hour especially as we head throughout the afternoon. 48 your high temperature in ocean grove. you can see temperatures not going all that far as we head throughout the afternoon. it does get chilly again tonight. we're down to 39 in the city, 36 in white plains. it's another jacket night. it's going to be a chilly start to your sunday. 36 your low temperature in bridgeport. the winds finally diminish, setting us up for a milder and less blustery sunday. back to those deadly terror attacks in paris. here's what's happening now. 1500 french troops are on the ground in paris patrolling key areas of the city. >> the french president is blaming isis for the attacks. massive lines are being reported
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enforces very tough border controls. >> we have crews covering the latest from france and the impact of those attacks here at home. a short time ago france's president addressed the nation saying the attacks were, quote, an act of war. the attacks on a soccer stadium, concert hall and cafe were committed by a terrorist army against france, against the values that we defend everywhere in the world against what we are, a free country that means something to the whole planet. there were at least eight attackers, seven of them suicide bombers. at a theater more than 100 people were killed while an american band was on stage. suicide bombers also struck outside a stadium where a match between france and germany was being played. one fan inside described the confusion. >> you can hear the reaction
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after. they cheered. we thought it was fireworks or some kind of cannon or something deliberate done during the game. i mean, it wasn't until almost 60 or 70 minutes when i started getting calls and texts and people asking if i was okay. >> just minutes ago isis claimed responsibility for the attacks. and in an unprecedented move disneyland paris closed today as a precautionary measure. as we've been talking about this morning, the french president is blaming the islamic state group isis for the attacks. >> reporter: overnight the terror group isis out of syria claiming responsibility for the attack online. officials still working to verify those claims. but as the french president announced this morning all suspicion pointed at the islamic
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state group and the french president vowing retaliation. there are 1500 soldiers joining police in locking down and securing paris as they look into not only who exactly the eight terrorists were. seven of them wore suicide vests and set off explosives. they are now looking to see who else inside france might have been assisting this terror cell and also how they got their training, how they got their weapons and what the overseas connections might be. again, isis being blamed for this terror attack which has left 127 dead, about more than 100 injured. 100 of those critically wounded.
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the coming days. u.s. officials say there are no threats here inside the u.s. france has already been helping in carrying out air strikes against syria. it's unclear what the next steps are going to be from french and coalition authorities in retaliating against the group should the evidence further point to isis and isis leaders for carrying out this attack. again, the french president blaming isis and isis itself putting out a statement this morning claiming responsibility. >> this is exactly what european officials had feared and tried to prevent. you've been in touch with authorities in this country. how on earth do you prepare and guard against something like that? >> the key is intelligence.
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cia, the nypd works very hard at day in, day out. the problem in france, what it appears to be is that you have so many fighters from inside france who went to syria. they fought alongside isis, hundreds of them. and many of them have since returned to france. and the intelligence authorities there have been stretched, taxed trying to follow all the potential extremist who may want to do harm inside that country. it's unclear whether the attackers were actual fighters inside syria. again, they have not yet identified who these eight attackers are. but clearly they're drawing a direct link to isis.
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have to get in front of this and find out who else might be to blame. here in the u.s. not as much of a problem, the population is not -- the extremist population is not nearly as great. but the fbi has told us there are investigations going on inside the u.s. in all 50 states regarding potential isis followers, lone wolves here inside the u.s. but again no specific threat in the u.s. the hunt continues for other possible suspects in france. the tragedy in paris comes as that city continues to heal from attacks earlier this year when gunmen terrorized the city for three days be ack in january beginning with the magazine charlie hebdo. two days after that, a gunman opened fire inside a kosher
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deli, kiledling four more people. here at home in the darkness last night, a tribute in light. the spire of one world trade glowed blue white and red, the colors of the french flag. new york showing solidarity with the people of france. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. this morning the french flag outside of the embassy has been lowered and there is a uniformed nypd police officer patrolling the entrance to the embassy. mourners started paying their respects to the victims of the paris attacks by lighting candles and dropping off bouquets of flowers. that memorial has steadily grown as new yorkers reflect on their own grief.
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want to pay homage to the french people, all the lives lost senselessly. innocent people are murdered. >> reporter: the nypd and other intelligence officials don't know of any known threats to new york right now, but they have thstepped up their patrols around e embassy and other parts of the city. in addition to the prayer vigil that's expected here around 7:00 here at the french embassy, there will also be the gathering in union square around 2:00 p.m. back to you. >> passengers at local airports last night were scrambling to catch flights to paris to be with loved ones. >> reporter: at jfk french citizens are desperate to get home and desperate for word eir families are safe. i spoke with bruno, a native of paris about to board a flight back home. >> reporter: what are your thoughts?
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>> it's terrible. we are very under shock. it's really shocking. >> reporter: are your family and friend okay? >> i have not had any family my family yet on the phone, but i know they should be allnright. >> reporter: a staten island woman is in paris right now. she said hisenr her flight is delay delayed. >> i'm terrified. >> reporter: she's asked to keep her kids from seeing the horror unfolding on television. ja janine is hoping to get back home sometime today. at jfk, michael george, "today in new york." >> we will keep you updated
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also stay connected with the nbc 4 app. in other news this morning, officials in elizabeth, new jersey, say an improperly installed gas line is likely the cause of wednesday's deadly home explosion. we are told that a utility worker went to the house for a service activation on tuesday but founddthat the gas was already on. residents reported smelling gas later in the day but no one called wednesday moralng the roof of that home blew off killing a man and injuring others. the ground floor of that home is an illegally converted ap.artment. a 16-year-old boy made two anonymous threats on twitter. on e red going to shoot up
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the campus was locked down as a precaution. a serial transit thief is being held without bail this morning. he pleaded not guilty to charged that he stole a greyhound bus from the port authority terminal. a video shows his arrest in park slope last week. he has been arrested more than tw.o dozen times for posing as a transit worker and stealing buses and trains. he has been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. details on a report that shows a spike in the number of children with autism and how researchers explain that. we return with a check of the forecast.
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a phrase we haven't heard a lot lately, below average temperatures are in the forecast. >> yeah and blustery.
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that's what you need. it's very capitol hill hilly out there. tomorrow it gets a little bit calmer in terms of the winds. there's a look outside right now. expecting loads of sunshine as you start your weekend. we have mostly clear skies already. 44 in central park. chilly if you're heading out thheere for your morning jog or just to get some coffee perhaps. we have some clouds moving through the hudson valley. one or two sprinkles as well. really not about any precipitation as we head through the weekend. it is about a chill. temperatures in the 40s in new jersey. temperatures are in the low 40s from the hudson valley whross long island. 42 in west hampton. it's all about the wind, though. wind gusts between 20 and 25 miles per hour. that's taking the windchills down.
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what you need to dress for on your saturday. another dry weekend. and the drought just continues around here. i want to give you the latest update as of this week. gnaw saw still waiting for a good soaking rain and we just can't seek to get it together. today, chilly and bluster ri y blustery. even with a high of 51, dress for 40s. sunday, 57. feels like 57. that will be a much nicer day if you don't like the chilly stuff. future tracker is beautifully quiet through the rest of weekend. you could see on monday as we head back to work high pressure firmly in control of the weather
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over the next few days. overnight tonight down to 39 in the city. some 20s to the west and north of town. seven day forecast shows it stays dry and sunny, warming up day by day, 63 on monday, a little bit cooler on tuesday. then we are tracking another chance for rain. could be significant. hopefully. we need it. by the end of next week. stay up to date with the news 4 app. you could see the latest forecast, sbrak interactive radar and how to submit your own weather video. we know that autism is a major concern for expecting parents. but now we're learning that more parents than previously thought with getting the bad news. the statistic comes from the cdc. it shows that one in 45 children have autism. researchers say this new number reflects better reporting and
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parents are now being asked specifically if a doctor has ever diagnosed their child with autism. >> if you ask this, you're probably going to get a higher response rate of, yes, someone gave my child that label. the more important question is does that label stick. >> experts say some families may push for a diagnosis of autism to get access to much needed services. the founder of a poplar micro bakery joins us in this week's visiones. >> we'll introduce you to some adorable animals who need your help as they are looking for a
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introducing kisses deluxe chocolates. with a whole-roasted hazelnut, delicate crisps, and layers of rich, creamy chocolate, they' re twice the size of the kisses chocolates you love.
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whether you're looking for a holiday gift or a treat for yourself, there is growing buzz behind a new baker.
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week's visiones. >> this is a public affairs presentation from news 4 new york. >> he's a baker who's been baking half of his life. he runs his own company called sexy batch. i love the name. tell us about it. >> it was just a high school nickname that kind of kept with me throughout the years. it's just a play on that. >> got it. tell me about these cookies that you have here and kind of your philosophy behind your baking. >> the philosophy is less sugar. >> love that. but more taste, right? >> yeah. you have the same amount of taste, but we as americans are so inundated with sugar and our
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with sugar. everything is organic. >> love that. tell us about this first cookie right here. >> that is my oatmeal cranberry cookie cookie. >> nice and healthy. this looks like sort of a traditional chocolate chip. >> a little bit of play on that. this here is the nutella chocolate chip cookie. >> what about this one? >> this one is my orange chocolate chunk. >> little bits of orange in there. >> yeah. a little bit of orange zest. very tasty. >> how long have you been doing this now? >> i've incorporated 2002 years now. but i've been baking more than half my life, since 14.
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>> always a passion of yours? >> yeah, i love it. you get the instant gratification with people. i grew up not having a lot of food and sometimes having to eat at friends' house or on welfare. i never want people around me to feel that way. >> what about this cookie? >> this is my second best seller. this one is my chocolate chip with himalayan pink salt. >> love that. these are your signature -- >> i'm at cross fit, so i'm always trying to get better options for sweets, that i'm not losing any taste. >> you've got the menu on the screen right there. these macaroons contain -- >> these are my paleo espresso
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macaroons. >> you follow a little bit of the paloe diet. >> yeah. >> where can people get that recipe for the macaroons and all of the cookies? >> you could go online and order at sexy wonderful from sexy batch. thank you so much for being here.
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thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real? of course... are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better
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i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast we're going to go across the street now and check in with matt and savannah where there is much more coming up on the developments in paris on weekend today. >> we'll have coverage of the
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terrorist attacks that have taken place in paris. the president of france saying they were committed by isis. we'll also talk about the impact on security here at home. >> plus, the survivor who was inside that crowded concert hall shares his terrifying story. >> thank you very much. we'll see you in a few. time for this morning's pet profile. we've got two cute little guys looking for a home. good morning. somebody's up and talking. >> this is lina, the talking pekingese. both of these girls are going to be at the petco riverdale in the bronx. >> this cat is in love with david.
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month old domestic short hair. david calls her the people's cat. no matter what's going on, she wants to be on your lap, wants attention from people. >> and we had a real success story last week. someone saw the dog we had on the program and came up to your event and adopted that dog. always appreciate you coming in. you can find more information
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you are looking at a live look at paris this morning where national troops along with police patrolling the streets after yesterday's terror attacks.
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