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right now on "today in new york," the search for suspects in the deadly shooting ing ing of a jersey city shop owner. plus, how the new york police department will remember two detectives one year after they were murdered in cold blood. and a face-off in connecticut. the last democratic debate of 2015. good morning. welcome to "today in new york" on this sunday, december 20th.
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>> and i'm lynda baquero in fr or pat battle. raphael miranda is here with the forecast. >> a lack of winds out there that we had yesterday. another chilly start. we have a nice afternoon ahead. it will be nicer because of the less wind intensity we'll see throughout the day today. and 60s are coming back. i know it's cold right now, but it's not going to stay cold for long. you can see on storm tracker, not tracking any real significant weather out there this morning. no rain and no snow. not even those flurries we saw yesterday. it's still cold though. this is what it feels like right now as you're stepping outside. windchills in the 20s and low 30s. feels like 31 in yonkers, 29 degrees in newark, 28 in central park, and 32 in oakland in new jersey. here's a look at your day planner. jackets are needed again, especially throughout the morning. 36 degrees right now. back to the low to mid-40s this afternoon. lots of sunshine to go around. it's going to be a beautiful day. again, less windy, so it's more
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yes, you need the jackets, but probably not the hat, gloves, and scarves you needed yesterday. 50s and 60s are coming back. we'll look at the seven-day forecast coming up. >> raphael, thank you. this morning, investigators continue to search for answers in the murder of a jersey city shop owner. >> we know the shooting happened during an apparent robbery on bergen avenue. pei-sze chang has the story. >> reporter: investigators from the hudson county prosecutor's office examined the tiny store for clues. officials say the store owner was shot and killed after an apparent robbery. >> one of my friends came and told me she took a pair of jeans or something and just shot him. >> reporter: freddie works across the street. while he did not see the shooting himself, many customers came to his store afterwards describing what they heard and saw. >> when you hear that someone got shot and killed --
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this clothing idea on bergen wiavenue say the man is of asian decent and described him as a good guy. >> i don't know what's going on. it's happening all over. it's a shame for something like this to happen in broad daylight. >> reporter: earlier, we did see a detective going from store to store along these streets looking for any security video that might lead them to the shooter. at this point, no one is under arrest, and this is the 24th homicide this year for jersey city, which is greater than last year's total. reporting from jersey city, pei-sze cheng, "today in new york." police need your help to identify a man they believe attacked a woman in brooklyn. it's an update from a story earlier this week. this vid police say this man assaulted a woman wednesday night in a stairwell of an east flatbush apartment building. if you recognize the man, please call the nypd. the gunman who allegedly
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county now behin bars this morning. police arrested 25-year-old christopher dam. they say he was seen on surveillance video tuesday night with a shotgun. the owner chased him out of the store. the gun went off, but no one was hurt. happening today, a memorial to mark the anniversary of the murders of two new york city police detectives. rafael ramos and his partner wenjian liu were sitting in their patrol car when someone opened fire. a plaque dedication will be held this afternoon followed by a vigil and wreath laying ceremony at the scene of their murders. now decision 2016. bernie sanders and hillary clinton clearing the air in the controversy over a data breach of clinton's voter information. >> the two joined martin o'malley in new hampshire for
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nbc's chris pallone reports. >> reporter: a day after a data breach controversy led to a war of words between the bernie sanders and hillary clinton campaign, both sides moved quickly to stifle the bad blood. sanders apologized at the beginning of the debate, admitting a member of his staff accessed clinton's private data file after a software glitch gave his team unawe to beized access. >> yes, i apologize. this is not the type of campaign we run, and if i find anybody else involved in this, they will also be fired. >> reporter: just as sanders dismissed concerns over clinton's use of a private e-mail server in the first democratic debate, clinton chose not to hammer sanders over this week's breach. >> we should move on because i don't think the american people are all that interested in this. i think they're more interested in what we have to say about all the big issues. >> reporter: what issues? weeks after the san bernardino and paris attacks, terrorism,
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security dominated much of the discussion. the democrats taking aim at republicans as much as each other. >> we must work more closely with muslim merican communities. we need to work with them, not demonize them as the republicans have been doing. >> reporter: trailing both clinton and sanders by a wide margin in the poll, former maryland governor martin o'malley went on the offensive, slamming both, trying to land some punches that might give his campaign new life. >> senator sanders voted to give immunity to gun dealers. and senator sanders voted against even research dollars to look into this public health issues. secretary clinton changes her position on this every election year it seems. >> reporter: for now, it remains clinton's nomination to lose, but with sanders leading the polls in new hampshire, there's still a lot to be decided between now and november. chris pallone, news 4 new york. and on the republican side, jeb bush is keeping up his criticism of republican front runner donald trump. >> he's just -- doesn't have a
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we're living in serious times. >> well, bush campaigned in new hampshire yesterday. after a town hall meeting, bush ripped trump to reporters, continuing a line of attack he unveiled at tuesday's republican debate. meantime, trump had harsh words for his democratic rivals. >> there's this guy, this foolish guy bernie. super liberal, conservative -- i don't know. you might want to call him a communist. they say socialist. she's being protected by a democratic government. she should not be allowed to run. >> trump is ramping up his political pot shots ahead of the iowa kau caucus. he held a festive christmas themed rally in cedar rapids. donald trump, bernie sanders, and marco rubio will be among the guests on this week's edition of "meet the press" at 10:30. bomb experts are investigating a suspicious device that forced an air france
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it was en route from mauritius to paris when crew members noticed a suspicious device in the bathroom. this is a still picture of the plane parked on the runway. everyone on board was evacuated safely. the passengers said that crew members remained calm. >> the plane just went do i wn, slowly, slowly, slowly. we just realized probably something was wrong, but the personnel of air france were wonderful to keep everybody calm and quiet. we didn't know what was happening, actually. >> passengers were originally told they were landing due to a technical issue. fortunately, no one was injured in the incident, and the investigation is ongoing. in iraq, a u.s. air strike may have accidently killed a number of iraqi soldiers. defense secretary ash carter said an air strike near the city of fallujah seems to be a mistake on both sides. a u.s. military statement says it came in response to requests and information provided by iraqi security forces on the
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carter says he called the iraqi prime minister to express his condolences. >> i explained to him our regrets. he and i agreed that this was an event that we both regretted. >> other than that, carter is not giving any details about the air strike. he did say the u.s. is investigating. one person is dead and at least nine others njured after an avalanche slammed into several homes in norway. it happened yesterday morning. the avalanche tumbled down early yesterday morning from a mountain that overlooks the homes. the snow killed one local resident. the nine people injured were rushed to the hospital. four of them are children. three are in serious condition. a new miss world has been crowned in china. miss spain captured the title. the pageant has been marred by controversy after canada's
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country. china denied a visa to anastasia lynn, who was complaining about human rights issues. >> the real reason subpoena the chinese government is afraid of what my message represents. it represents hope. >> lynn has said her father, who lives in china, has been threatened since she spoke out. coming up on "today in new york," protecting our seniors. what you need to know about common scams targets our most vulnerable residents. and another chilly start out there on this sunday morning. windchills in the 20s and teens, but there could be record highs on the way as we're heading into christmas. we'll look at the seven-day
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we've got some good news on this sunday, december 20th, to start off our week. it is only 36 degrees outside, but raphael miranda is here. he's here to tell us things may be looking better. feeling a little differently today. >> it was cold yesterday. >> freezing. >> it was legitimately -- you could say it was cold out. >> the novelty has won off, i think. we felt cold now. >> i kind of liked it. i was running around midtown doing shopping. felt the way it should this time of year. >> normal weather. >> mixed emotions i've seen out there. some are like, okay, that was enough. we are headed in that direction the next few days. today we're transitioning out of the blustery conditions we saw yesterday. not going to be as windy today. temperatures are still down there. in fact, 36 right now. we were hoping to get below freezing for the first time this season in central park. we have a lot of cloud cover out there. that's insulating the atmosphere. that keeps those temperatures a little warmer than we expected. it's 36. it's not below freezing.
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we'll see physical we ever get there this year. or for this season anyway. maybe have to wait until january. temperatures in the hudson valley in the 20s and low 30s right now. 35 in kingston. looking at 29 degrees up in ulster county. 33 in poughkeepsie. temperatures in the 20s in monticello monticello. well, winds are gusting around 20 to 30 miles per hour. not as intense as yesterday. they will diminish as we head throughout the morning. by the afternoon, these wind gusts are really gone, much lighter as we head into the second half of the day. right now, feels chilly. you need the jackets. windchills in the teens and 20s. coldest spots are north and west of town. here's a look at storm tracker. a nice quiet high-pressure day once again.
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we saw some of those yesterday. today windchills in the mid-30s. definitely a more comfortable feel. the sun is out in full force as well. that's going to hep as you're heading outside. as we set this into motion, by tomorrow morning heading out the door for your monday morning commute, another chilly start there. definitely want a jacket. bundle it up again in the hudson valley. places like monticello, feels like 20s. a little milder than today. look what happens by tomorrow afternoon. you see the green coming back. that represents feels-like temperatures into the 50s. definitely feeling much milder by tomorrow around 2:00, 3:00 p.m. you can start to shed some of those layers. it only gets warmer from there. for today, 43 for your high temperature. certainly not as chilly as it was yesterday. we're enjoying a mostly sunny sky. overnight tonight, down to 37 for your low, mostly clear. another chilly night. probably not as cold. look what happens to those temperatures. 52 tomorrow.
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we're flirting with 60. wednesday, 61. and thursday looks to be the warmest christmas eve ever in new york city with a record high temperature of 67 degrees. cooler with 50s on christmas day. you want to stay up to date with the news 4 new york app as we approach these potential record temperatures once again. tap the news 4 logo in the corner, scroll down, select the weather tab. you can see the latest forecast, use our interactive radar, and set the weather page as your home screen. it's available in the app store right now. >> raphael, thank you. well, better get baquero and telemundo have been teaming up for a special series. >> we're protecting our seniors by sharing information on some of the most common scams targeting the elderly. this morning, let's look at a scary phone call claiming you owe taxes. >> 85-year-old edward remembers it well. a phone call shortly after filing his tacks from a
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the caller said the irs was on the line, claiming he owed taxes. >> i was surprised and a little scared that they were going to come two days later and arrest me. so i didn't really know what to do. >> it was ironic because he had just finished telling my husband and i he was concerned about his taxes because his accountant did them, and he found an error. >> kim is edward's daughter. she says over the phone, he was offered a quick way to settle the alleged debt. >> they instructed him to pay through using green dot money pack cards he could purchase. >> so he bought two cards, one for $500, another for $484. the money now gone but not to the irs. >> the irs will never, ever call you and threaten to arrest you, threaten to sue you, never ask for your personal identifying information, never ask you to wire money, never ask for your credit card.
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so if that happens, hang up and report it. >> the head of the elder abuse unit at the manhattan district attorney's office says this is a common scam preying on seniors. >> even if we have a prosecution, we would ask for restitution if the person is convicted, but you know, once your money is gone, it's very hard to get it back. it's gone forever. >> as the population ages, abuses of seniors increase, both financial and physical. part of our job therefore, is to make sure we are protecting that growing part of our community. >> edward says he's learned from this scam, include ing how the real irs collects any debt. >> the irs never calls. they always send a letter to you. >> they're just stealing money from people left and right, and it infuriates me this is going to keep going on one person after the other. >> remember, if you're having a problem with a product or a service or if you get a phone
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e-mail bettergetbaquero@nbcnewyork.com or call our consumer investigative unit at 1-866-news-244. still to come, a big sports weekend. from the knicks to the giants, we have your sports highlightings. and they're back. a dynamic duo reprised some of their beloved roles.
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the holiday season also means there's nfl football on saturday nights. >> last night, jets and dallas. jets down by four in the fourth quarter. ryan fitzpatrick takes the jets 80 yards here before eventually making a three-yard flip to eric decker to get the jets a 16-13 lead. the cowboys will go on to kick a game-tying field goal. got interesting here. final seconds, the jets have a chance to win with a 40-yard field goal. it's the game winner. jets beat the boys 19-16. dallas now officially eliminated from the playoffs. with more, here's john chandler. >> good morning, everyone. today it's the giants' turn at 6-7. big blue sits at a three-way tie
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winning out may feel unrealistic, who face carolina this afternoon. realistically, tom coughlin knows his team needs to win these last three games. >> i always look at it that way, you know. one game at a time. we're in a position where you have to rely on yourself. the only way you can do that is to go out and play your best. >> all right. the knicks might have looked their best last night, hosting the bulls, who more or less lost this game friday night after a four overtime grind against detroit. chicago looked gassed at the garden. late in the second, gibson lets porzingis fire away. bad idea. the rookie drains the jumper. the alley-oop dunk. watch again as melo throws jimmy butler into spin cycle. the fall away j put the knicks up 14.
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just kidding. head fa . a pair of defenders in the air. he scoops and scores. the knicks top 100 points for the fourth straight game. it's a fourth straight win. the knicks, 107-91 victors. this afternoon, it's the nets and wolves in brooklyn. it was a crazy day in the college hardwood around these parts. ohio state upset kentucky. and utah knocked off seventh ranked duke at the garden. seton hall and wichita state. tied at 67-67 with under ten seconds left. isiah whitehead, oh, almost rattled around the rim and in but it didn't go. we would need overtime. in overtime, seton hall pulled away. check out the hook shot here from angel delgado to put them up three. pirates hit their free throws to seal it 80-76. that's a signature win for this team.
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hosts njit in queens, and rutters is taking on monmouth at the rack. have a great sunday, everybody. for "today in new york," i'm john chandler. excited about this. highly anticipated reunion here at 30 rock, and it did not disappoint. tina fey and amy poehler took the stage to host "saturday night live" together. >> the two reprised their most famous political parodies much to the crowd's delight. >> we ran for president together. oh, you poor thing. i heard after you lost, you had to become a secretary. >> of state. >> oh, god. that was a real fun election. i was paired up with that cute little john mccain fella. may he rest in peace, i'm guessing. >> oh, my gosh. bruce springsteen and the e street band performed as the musical guest. a lot of cameos, including maya
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"snl" returns january 16th. >> going out of 2015 with a bang. great show. >> that was pretty good. >> this weekend, it's all about the "star wars" mania. all over, everywhere. it's even taking over the white house. >> check out the president and first lady rocking out with r2d2 and a storm trooper, who somehow made it past security. the obamas were hosting a screening of the new "star wars" movie for military families. out west, the events continued in seattle. this is always good. a light saber battle celebrating the sequel. the film has shattered box office records here in the u.s. and around the globe in its opening weekend. the film has already grossed $250 million worldwide. most of that here in the u.s. more than $200 million here. you certainly see why when you get these very passionate fans.
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younger kids are into it. on friday, i saw kids with backpacks. >> this is a movie of our youth. >> uh but the kids, they're into it. >> it's a hit. next at 6:30, another weekend, brace yourself, another santa con. new jersey's version of the pub crawl could bring in crowds and citations. and the so-called world's most-hated man takes to twitter to defend himself among his latest trouble. and you may be hating this cold weather as well, or you might be loving it. either way, we have some changes coming your way over the next few days. we'll look at the seven-day
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mid-30s as we get started here on a sunday morning. not going to stay that way for long. we are getting ready to break a huge, major weather record coming up. raphael with details in a moment
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in new york" on this sunday morning. i'm gus rosendale. >> and i'm lynda baquero in for pat battle. maybe doing some shopping this weekend. >> i realized how far behind i was. i've been in denial. >> i think a lot of people this year. maybe because of the weather. i don't know. it's a little chilly. >> not going to stay cold for long. raphael is in the storm team 4 weather center. >> right now temperatures are average, where they should be. we go back to the trend we've seen over the past few months. speaking of records, we had the warmest november ever in new york city. we're going to have the warmest december ever. as you mentioned, christmas eve we could have the warmest christmas eve on record in new york city as well. the records just falling day by day and month by month. storm tracker shows a quiet picture out there on this sunday morning. it's an umbrella-free day. temperatures warm back up to the low 40s. still chilly. still need a jacket. the winds are much lighter later on today.
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yesterday they were around 10 to 20 miles per hour. that's a big difference. temperatures back to the mid-40s in ridgewood. 42 in glen cove. up to a high of 41 in milburn. overnight, chilly but not too bad. under mostly clear skies. we'll see temperatures in the 30s and some 20s well north and west of town. 33 your low temperature in ocean grove. that's the last of the chill. if you like the cold weather, get outside tonight and enjoy it. temperatures are heading way up. we'll look at the seven-day forecast and explain just how much and when coming up. lynda and gus, over to you. >> raphael, thank you. several fires in the city and new jersey to tell you about. unfortunately, one of them is deadly. >> in brooklyn, a blind 65-year-old woman died when a fire broke out in her home. a neighbor tried to help, but the smoke was just too heavy,
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there's no word at this hour on how the fire started. and look at this video out of queens. flames and smoke spiralled into the skies over long island city. crews rushed to the fire on jackson avenue just before 2:00 p.m. yesterday. officials say a private contracting crew with a drilling rig hit a con edison line. gas began to leak. that's what sparked the fire. one worker was treated for minor injuries. and in jersey city, more than two dozen people are out of their homes after a fire tore through a brick apartment building. that fire erupted about 3:15 p.m. yesterday. crews were able to get everybody out safely. dozens of firefighters had to work that scene, dousing the flames. we're hearing one brave resident ran into the building trying to save people. >> i see the flames coming out the side of the building. when i saw that, i run inside the house. i went inside to knock on the door. no one answered because they were all outside. i thought there were people
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>> everybody got out safely. one firefighter was taken to the hospital after being hit by falling debris. embattled pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli is defending himself on twitter. he calls the criminal charges against him baseless and without merit, and he predicts he'll prevail. fbi agents arrested shkreli on thursday. according to prosecutors, he ran something similar to a ponzi scheme while heading up a company. shkreli later took over as ceo at touring pharmaceuticals, where he became known for jacking up the price of a life-saving hiv drug by 5,000%. he resigned after his arrest. a new york street this morning now bears the name of a prominent local pastor. >> one, two, three. >> the sign at the corner of wickliffe and west market
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his successful battle against drug addiction served as an inspiration to many of his followers. a big victory rally at ground zero for an extension of the zadroga act. the bill, which president obama signed yesterday, provides medical care to sick 9/11 first responders through the year 2090. local politicians joined police, firemen, and survivors to celebrate. for weeks, they've urged congress to pass an extension. although it ends the cloud of uncertainty, many say permanent funding should have been approved years ago. >> people suffering, people dying, and people waited too long. >> if we did not extend this program, people would die. no question about it. >> the bill also extends the september 11th victim compensation fund for six more years. well, it is santa con, hoboken style. one week after new york celebrated the annual pub crawl, new jersey had its turn. the santa-clad revelers this weekend may have been a bit more
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big apple. three people arrested. an estimated 25 summons issued in the mile-square city. this was the second annual santa con for hoboken. look at all the happy revelers there. >> very merry. >> lynda, you in there somewhere? looking for you. >> that's me with the glasses. >> half the proceeds go to charity. so there is that. >> oh, yeah. look at that. >> were we ever that young? i don't think so. from santas to shopping, finally feels like the holidays with this chill in the air. it's been so warm, you may not realize your holiday shopping days are very, very numbered. >> very few. counting down. four days now and counting until christmas. shoppers have been hitting the malls. four days, 17 hours. talk about pressure. people have been hitting the malls this weekend hoping to cash in on bargains. retailers are hoping to do some big business. here's "today in new york's" rey villeda.
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and through the stores, it's last-minute deals shoppers are here for. it's the weekend before christmas. >> i'm looking for gifts for my family members, my little sister, my grandmother, my aunt, my mom. >> reporter: cheyenne came out saturday morning and found queens center mall easy to navigate. from the first floor to the top, past the santa and into the store, she's been able to get through quickly. that's what mike has noticed too. a little too easy to navigate, in fact. he's hoping the cold weather outside will heat up sales inside his store. he estimates profits are down 20% this year. >> all the stuff we wear like coats, suit, sweaters, it doesn't sell. >> reporter: retail experts say sales for cold-weather apparel is down. he's trying to make up for it, increasing the sales, lowering prices. >> we make more discounts.
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>> reporter: but for mario, the weather isn't affecting his shopping. we found him waiting for his wife with his hands full. >> i went to disney. i went to jcpenney. and my wife is still inside buying some stuff. >> reporter: as the holidays approach, stores and malls are adjusting their hours. many stores staying open around the clock. the queens center mall, for example, will stay open until at least 11:00 for much of the week. reporting from the queens center mall in elmhurst, i'm ray villeda. coming up, a stowaway that may make your skin crawl. how this deadly cobra ended up on board a new jersey container ship. and storm team 4's raphael miranda returns with a check of your forecast.
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well, this is a discovery that might make your skin crawl. a poisonous indian cobra found on a container ship in new jersey. >> why did it have to be snakes? we get a play-by-play of the capture in port elizabeth. >> reporter: exclusive video of the recovered snake, a classic indian cobra. one bite can mean death if not treated immediately. >> someone thinks cobra, the indian cobra is what's going to pop to mind. >> reporter: the is picture shows where it stowed away on a journey through south asian waters, ending up here in port elizabeth on monday. crew members on board called u.s. fish and wildlife. dozens of long shoremen not taking a chance, stopped june
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deep hole they went, not knowing where the cobra might be. >> we had our flashlights, made sure we weren't reaching in blindly. >> reporter: they found this 18-inch-long roughly 1-year-old snake close to where it had first been spotted. using long grapple tongs, they were able to put it in this bag. although although, she's recovered well, she's in no position to escape when she was found. >> it was a little cold down there, which slows them down. also, the tanks are filled with seawater. so the snake was dehydrated and a little weak. >> reporter: even so, these doses of anti-venom were on hand just in case. as for the snake, no one can say how she got on board, but this cobra will be in quarantine for 30 days. the bronx zoo hasn't decided yet what it will do with the snake, but if it does keep it, it will be the only one of its race that they have on display here.
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thompson, news 4 new york. >> i'm sorry that it was dehydrate dehydrated, but i don't really mind. >> glad it's in a glass case far, far from here. all right. 36 degrees if you're heading out the door. the trend day is what? >> back to the 40s. less blustery. yesterday, the winds were whipping all day long. it was very cold. surprisingly so, even though i said it was going to be cold all day. even i was surprised. wow, it's really cold. >> you shouldn't be surprised. >> i know, but i was. today, maybe not so much with the layers. just a few layers will cut it. maybe you can go without the gloves, for example. still breezy right now. the trend will be for the winds to diminish throughout the afternoon. 36 right now but it feels like 28. it's a little breezy. beautiful shot there of the gwb. looking great as you start your sunday. temperatures are down across much of the region. into the 30s, around freezing in many spots. cream ridge, you're at 31. 30 in res
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28 in toms river. we have 20s in the hudson valley. around freezing in morristown. the winds still gusting between 15 and 25 miles per hour. that trend will be for those winds to diminish as we head throughout the day today, unlike yesterday, where it stayed breezy all day long. you have these wind chills this morning. this is what we're contending with. feels like a frosty 17 in monticello. here th's a look at storm tracker. not tracking any snow like we were yesterday at this time. much quieter picture. no rain either. some clouds filtering the sun. it will be a mostly sunny day. you can see that on future tracker. this is 1:00 this afternoon. fantastic outside. feels much better. the winds are light. temperatures back to the 40s in many spots. feeling good throughout the afternoon, into the evening. mostly clear, this is dinner time. set this into motion for tomorrow morning. heading back to work, 7:00 a.m. you could be looking at a mostly
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the clouds stay with us throughout the day on monday. through the evening, still dry. the rain approaching along with the cold front as you head towards monday evening. football forecast for today, lots of sun but still chilly for the giants taking on the panthers at 1:00. want to bring the jacket and shades if you're heading to the game. 43 for your high. not as chilly as yesterday. mainly because the winds that are going to be much lighter. down to 37 for your low temperature. another chilly night ahead. we're talking about these records, possible records. we've broken so many over the past few months. take a look at wednesday and thursday. those are your potential record days. wednesday, maybe out of reach. thursday for christmas eve, 67 degrees. that could smash an old record. cooler and dry by christmas day. stay up to date with the news 4 app. you can see the latest forecast, use our interactive radar, and set the weather page as your home screen. the news 4 new york app for iphone is available in the app
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lynda and gus, over to you. >> thank you. it's now time for janice huff to introduce us to this week's wednesday's child. >> majestic is 13 years old. he has a lot of energy and also has a lot of love to share with a forever family. >> we got to see first hand majestic's playful side, his creative side. >> sometimes he enjoys water colors and colored pencils. this is definitely his favorite. want to switch colors? >> and his love for gummy bears. majestic is autistic and nonverbal, but that doesn't stop him from communicating with others. >> there you go. great job. >> and majestic has made a lot of progress through the years. he was shy at first, but now -- >> he's developed relationships with a lot of the staff here. he's very affectionate and playful too.
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playing outside and other activities. >> majestic has a ton of love to give, especially to a forever family. >> want to hold my hand? >> what type of family setting would be best for him? >> i would say any loving, caring family, but i think he needs a family who's aware of, you know, his wants and needs moving forward and is on board with helping him make progress and getting to his potential. and really be loving and caring with him, just the ay he is with all of us here. to see that given back to him would be great. >> janice huff for weekend today in new york. >> if you're interested in adopting any of our wednesday's children, please contact the nyc children's services parent recruitment hotline. the number is on your screen. 212-676-wish. after the break, the story of political empowerment in this week's positively black.
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from jim crow to political empowerment, it's the story of a woman who supported change in the gulf south. >> janice huff sat down for this week's positively black. >> news 4 new york presents positively black. >> when you hear the name, you may think of the father and son power houses who led the city of new orleans as mayors. the late-great first black mayor of the crescent city and his son, who's now the president and ceo of the national urban league. but as the saying goes, behind every great man is a great woman. and there is an exceptional woman behind both of these men. the family matriarch. her new book is a memoir called "witness to change: from jim
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but she's not just a witness. sybil morial is a change maker and a civil rights pioneer. we welcome her to the show today. it's really an honor for us to be in your presence. >> thank you. >> reading through this book, i found myself reading history and now meeting a woman who was part of that history in so many ways. you thought about writing this book, i hear, for a while, but you decided not to do it until now. but why now after all this time? >> i'll tell you what, i have retired from 28 years as an administrator. two months later, katrina came and flooded my house. i evacuated to baton rouge and was there for eight years. during that trial, i had lost photographs and memorabilia. i was really grieving over it. so i began to think about my life and the good things in it.
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the next morning, i'd get on the computer. when i had like 15 stories, i thought, i need to do this for my children and grandchildren. >> and it took something as devastating as katrina to bring you to this point in your life. this is the book. it's a very fast read. it's not a huge book. you can read this in no time. but it packs a very powerful punch in terms of the history that's within it. now, you attended xavier university for a couple years in new orleans. then you went on to boston university. how did that change your life? >> that was an awakening. i loved my city, but i wanted to know somewhere else. so i went to boston. there everything was open. it was just wonderful. i could go to the theater. i could go to the museums. there were no restrictions. >> the life you'd never had. >> but it was also an awakening. i became a woman then. as you read in the book, martin luther king was a student. >> we have a picture here of dr.
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what was that like? >> that was a party that he had in his apartment for my best friend, who had just gotten her master's degree in january. so we had a good time. incidentally, martin used to give sermons at churches when a minister had to be out of town. we would always go. i remember one sermon, he talked about women. a woman is a great institution. and that woke up my feminine spirit. my black spirit was always there. >> but your feminine spirit really came to fruition then. you founded an organization, the league of good government. what was that organization about? >> well, we -- my friend had asked me to join a league of women voters. they couldn't because it was against state law for us to join any organization that was white. we couldn't meet together.
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so i organized and seven of my friends organized this group. we went out to the communities and went through the voter registration process, which was very involved. every week we had a workshop with the people in black churches, which always opened to us. it was required to have a literacy test, a citizenship test, certain identification, and then they could expect humiliation. so it was heartwarming to work with these people who wanted so much to vote and have their voice heard. >> and we're seeing some of that now in some states where they're rolling back. >> i think jim crow is hovering over us again. it really is sad. >> it's very, very disturbing. you would think we would be way past this right now. we're happy to have you with us today. pick up this book. it's called "witness to change: from jim crow to political empowerment." this is a wonderful book.
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merry christmas, happy holidays. >> thank you very much. >> this has been a public affairs presentation from nbc 4 new york.
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we're back now with actor dennis quaid, who's starring in a new series. >> he sits down with cat greenleaf in this week's "talk stoop." >> here i am patiently freezing on the stoop, waiting for my guest. >> it's not freezing yet, is it? >> yes, it's pretty cold. but there you are just tickling the ivories inside. you really can play. you didn't just learn that crap for a movie. >> i did just learn that crap for a movie. i learned "great balls of fire." pee iano is a percussion instrument. it pushes back.
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>> you push it, it pushes you. >> are you a percussion instrument? >> i've never been asked that. i guess so. i guess i relate to that, yeah. so it's a symbiotic relationship. >> we should probably talk about what you're here to talk about. "the art of war." this show is on crackle. i know you used a bit of a social media stunt to promote it. >> i did a funny or die video, where i had a meltdown on a movie set. >> this is horse [ bleep ]! >> people thought it was real for about 48 hours. >> the video is now spreading around the world. >> has he joined the christian bale club? >> i think that was real. >> what happened in your case with this funny or die skit, it did promote your show. you play a billionaire real estate mogul in new york. >> it's about the art auction
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it brings up the very best in people. greed, envy, lust. >> i like all those things. it makes great tv. it makes horrible living. >> except when it's happening to somebody else, right? always best when it's happening to somebody else. >> absolutely. we don't want things like greed to corrupt us. however, i would watch you managing some greed and lust. >> always wonderful to watch people not having a good time, isn't it? >> sounds like a real family friendly, uplifting holiday pleaser. >> it's really uplifting. >> you can see a full half hour of "talk stoop" with cat greenleaf every sunday at 9:00 p.m. up next, a check of the forecast. it's changing in a big way. >> reporter: i'm lori bordonaro live in brooklyn, where it's been one year since two nypd officers were gunned down.
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right now on "today in new york," how two nypd officers will be remembered on the first anniversary of their murders. plus, bomb scare. hear from a passenger on a paris-bound plane forced to land in kenya after a suspicious package was found on board. and the last debate for the democratic candidates in 2015. they were covering a lot of
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good morng and welcome to "today in new york." i'm gus rosendale. >> i'm linda ynn lynda baquero in for pat battle. maybe out doing a little holiday shopping. >> this weather reminding us it is the time to finish up that shopping. clear skies but a cool day. >> that's right. chilly out there again. this is the second chilly morning we've seen so far. if you like the cold stuff, enjoy it. temperatures in the 20s and 30s right now. turns into a nice afternoon because it won't be as windy as it was yesterday. it sure was blustery for saturday, but the 60s are coming back. this is the very beginning of another warming trend. we could see records by the end of the week. here's a live look at storm tracker. dealing with a quiet sky out there. no rain or snow this morning. lots of sunshine as we head throughout the afternoon. this is what it feels like right now. windchill value still in the 20s. feels like 28 in central park. feels like 27 degrees in newark. we have windchills in the 20s
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28 is what it feels like right now in mutton town. a look at your day planner shows the jackets are needed right now. 36 degrees. lots of sunshine as we're heading into the morning and afternoon. today's high temperature, 43. seasonal, chilly, bright, and much less windy than yesterday. so chilly for one more day. then record warm temperatures as we approach christmas. we'll take a look at the seven-day forecast and explain coming up in a few. >> raph, thank you. the nypd will mark a solemn anniversary later today. >> one year ago, two police officers were gunned down while sitting in their patrol cars. lori bordonaro joins us live with details on how the occasion will be marked. >> reporter: and lynda and gus, mayor de blasio, commissioner bratton will join the fallen officers' families. they'll come out here and lay wreaths this later this afternoon, right here in this spot where the two officers were gunned down one year ago today. the shooting of rafael ramos and wenjian liu shocked the city.
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patrol car when they were executed. it happened at a very tense time when there were a number of people killed at the hands of police. you remember eric garner, michael brown. the shooter killed himself shortly after. you may also remember this scene. a huge outpouring of support from all over the country. people leaving flowers and messages, tens of thousands, including officers attended their funerals. both officers were posthumously promoted to detectives. since then, commissioner bratton has focused his efforts on community policing and training. he will be here in a few hours, lynda and gus. he will be dedicating plaques at the 48th precinct where they both worked. back to you. >> thank you very much, lori. and the search is on this morning for a gunman who shot and killed a man at a clothing store in jersey city. this happened around 5:00 p.m. yesterday inside the top plus store on bergen avenue. witnesses say the suspect grabbed a pair of jeans and opened fire on the store owner.
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victim was a good man. >> you know, what it is and what's going on, it's happening all over. it's a shame. for something like this to happen in broad daylight. >> detectives have been going from store to store along bergen avenue looking for any security video that may lead them to the shooter. and surveillance video could be the key from tracking down a man who police say attacked a woman in brooklyn. this video is from the new kirk avenue subway station in flatbush. police say the man you're watching there assaulted and robbed a woman wednesday night in the stairwell of an east flatbush apartment building. if you recognize the man in this video, please call police. and a suspected gunman faces charges this morning after a gas station robbery that took an unexpected turn. police arrested 26-year-old christopher dam of high park friday. they say dam is a person you can see in this surveillance video. he stormed the gas station with a shotgun. to his surprise, the owner fought back and chased him out of the store. his gun went off, but nobody was hurt.
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data, terrorism attack, and also donald trump dominatingit the final democratic debate of 2015. >> nbc's chris pallone reports from new hampshire. >> reporter: a day after a data breach controversy led to a war of words between the bernie sanders and hillary clinton campaigns, both sides moved quickly to stifle the bad blood. sanders apologized ed d at the beginning of the debate, admitting a staff member accessed the information after a software glitch. >> yes, i apologize. this is not the type of campaign that we run, and if i find anybody else involved in this, they will also be fired. >> reporter: just as sanders dismissed concerns over clinton's use of a private e-mail server in the first democratic debate, clinton chose not to hammer sanders over this week's breach. >> we should move on because i don't think the american people are all that interested in this. i think they're more interested
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the big issues. >> reporter: what issues? weeks after the san bernardino and paris attacks, terrorism, gun control, and national security dominated much of the discussion. the democrats taking aim at republicans as much as each other. >> we must work more closely with muslim-american communities. we immediate to work with them, not demonize them, as the republicans have been doing. >> reporter: trailing both clinton and sanders by a wide margin in the polls, former maryland governor martin o'malley went on the offensive, slamming both, trying to land some punches that might give him campaign new life heading into iowa and new hampshire. >> senator sanders voted to give immunity to gun dealers, and senator sanders voted against even research dollars to look into this public health issue. secretary clinton changes her position on this every election year it seems. >> reporter: for now, it remains clinton's nomination to lose, but with sanders leading the polls in new hampshire, there's still a lot to be decided between now and november. chris pallone, news 4 new york.
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aisle, jeb bush is keeping up his criticism of republican front runner donald trump. >> he's just -- doesn't have a serious idea about anything, and we're living in serious times. >> on the campaign trail in new reporters, ontinuing a line of attack he unveiled at tuesday's republican debate. and trump had harsh words for democratic rivals hillary clinton and bernie sanders. >> there's this guy, this foolish guy bernie. i don't know. communist. they say socialist. she is being totally protected by a democrat government. you know that. she should not be allowed to run. >> trump held a christmas themed rally in cedar rapids complete with trees and festive lights. he didn't hold back for the holidays. he's ramping up for the iowa
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we've got a development here. nbc sources in kenya are tells us a suspicious device found aboard a paris-bound plane is indeed a suspected bomb, but right now at this point, we don't have results on whether it was active or alive. this bomb scare forced a flight to make an emergency landing in kenya. it was en route from mauritius off the coast of east africa when crew members noticed a suspicious device in the bathroom. the plane did safely touchdown in kenya. we have a still picture of that plane parked on the runway. everyone on board evacuated safely, and the passengers said that crew members remained calm. >> the plane just went down, slowly, slowly, slowly. we just realized probably something was wrong, but the personnel of air france, which was great, they were wonderful. they kept everybody calm and real quiet. we didn't know what was happening. >> fortunately, no one was injured. the investigation is ongoing.
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number of iraqi soldiers. defense secretary ash carter said the air strike near the city of fallujah seems to be a mistake on both sides. a u.s. military statement says it came in request by iraqi security force >>s on the ground. carter has called the iraqi prime minister to expr s his condolences. >> i explained to him our regret. he and i agreed that this was an event that we both regretted. >> carter is not giving anymore details about the air strike, but he did say the u.s. is investigating. one person is dead, at least nine others injured after an avalanche slammed into several homes in norway. this happened yesterday morning. the avalanche tumbled down early yesterday morning from a mountain that overlooks the homes. the snow killed one local resident. nine people were injured.
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three people are in serious condition. a new miss world has been crowned in china. miss spain captured that title. but the pageant has been marred by controversy after canada's contestant was barred from the country. china denied a visa to anastasia lynn, who had been complaining about human rights. >> the real reason is the chinese government is afraid of what my message represents. >> lynn says her father, who lives in china, has been threatened since she spoke out. coming up on "today in new york," better late than never. after weeks of warm temperatures, where we're seeing some of the first real snow of the season. >> we saw a few flakes yesterday, but nothing like that. we are dealing with a wintry chill on this sunday morning. temperatures in the 30s once again. it's not going to last. record warm weather returns. we'll look at the seven-day forecast and tell you when an grd
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7:13 right now on this sunday. they say better late than never. the unseasonably warm weather we've been having pushed this back on the calendar. this is buffalo's first snowfall. 0.1 inch was recorded. while that may be considered a dusting for buffalo, it is
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on a normal year, the city by now would have had already 22 inches. >> such is life in buffalo. around here in our area, some folks in the hudson valley saw flurries saturday morning. just a dusting. not sticking around for long. you were mentioning that yesterday. >> i'm a big skier. wyndham opened today. they have one trail. but they're trying. >> at least it will be cold today. chilly enough to make a little snow. but not for the rest of the week. looking ahead, there might be another cooldown around new year's day. the ups and downs will continue. today is the low point. 36 degrees outside right now. live shot there of the brooklyn bridge. traffic moving nicely on this sunday morning. there's a chill out there. it's 36, but it feels like 28 still because we have those windchills to deal with. you can see temperatures in
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this morning. 33 in mutttontown. mid-30s in north merrick. it's freezing in poughkeepsie. 27 in monticello. still a little breezy. we're already seeing the winds diminish. this is going to be the last of these blustery conditions. winds diminishing throughout the afternoon. right now tracking winds gusting around 20 miles per hour in white plains. much better than yesterday at this time. this is what it feels like. 28 in midtown. 26 in poughkeepsie. we have windchills in the teens deep into the hudson valley. feels like 16 at this hour in monticello. here's a live look at storm tracker. this is what we like to see. a nice quiet picture on a sunday. no rain and no snow like we had yesterday in the hudson valley. this is what it's going to feel like later on today. 3:00, still chilled. windchill values in the upper 30s. it is better than yesterday. we were stuck in the 20s throughout much of the day yesterday with those harsh winds. much less harsh on this sunday with windchill values around 40 in asbury park.
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tomorrow morning, another chilly start for your monday as we're heading back to work. look at green moving in from the south. those are windchill values in the 50s. much more comfortable outside. not as many layers needed by tomorrow afternoon. that is just the very beginning of a warming trend that's going to last all week long. you'll see that in the seven-day forecast. for today, warming up a little bit. 43 the high temperature. the big difference, the winds are lighter. it's going to feel much lighter. overnight tonight, down to 37 for your low. not as chilly as last night. temperatures jump up from there tomorrow into the 50s under mostly cloudy skies. a chance of showers tuesday night into wednesday. again wednesday into thursday. the big story, those temperatures. near 60 on tuesday. into the 60s on wednesday. possible record high on thursday, making it the warmest christmas eve we've ever recorded in new york city.
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dry. you want to stay up to date with the news 4 app. you can see the latest forecast, use our interactive radar, and even set the weather page as your home screen. so the news 4 new york app for iphone is available in the app store right now. >> raphael, thank you. this was a little past our bedtime here. a homecoming of sorts here at 30 rock last night. tina fey and amy poehler took the stage, hosting "saturday night live" together. >> the two reprised their most famous political parodies, mucy to the crowd's delight. >> we ran for president together. oh, you poor thing. i heard that after you lost, you had to become a secretary. >> of state. >> oh, god. that was a real fun election. i was paired up with that cute little john mccain fella. may he rest in peace, i'm guessing. >> oh, boy. >> that's harsh. bruce springsteen and the e street band performed as the musical guest. what a great show. cameos included maya rudolph and
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"snl" returns live on january 16th with host adam driver. coming up on "today in new york," let's cook. we got some tips to prepare a holiday meal your guests will not soon forget. the executive chef of k rico
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at the height of the holiday season, many of us are preparing to host a meal for friends and family. if steak is on the menu, we have tips that are going to impress
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joining us now is chef john greco iii. good morning, sir. i have to confess, i will not be objective during this segment. steak is my favorite meal. mpl >> i agree. >> i saw this in the hallway and got genuinely excited. let's talk about cuts. you have a massive selection here. >> well, buying meat, you have three different cuts. we have select, choice, and the prime. >> what are the differences? i hear that sometimes. >> theable marbling, the fat content. more fat, more flavor. select has minimal. a little bit of marbling happening. throughout the meat, a lot of marbling. when you cook it, it actually bastes itself. unbelievable. >> when do you want a fattier piece of meat? >> all the time. >> okay. so that's a good thing. you don't want it overly lean.
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unless you're doing a roast or cooking it for a while. >> okay. this is something special at your place, right? >> this cut is called a toma tomahawk. >> what, it comes off here? >> it's one of those fred flinstone things. this is what we have at k rico. it's a 103 rib. >> it feeds about 13 people. >> most people get it for one. >> get out of here. okay. how do you season that? something special you do? >> all the herbs that we use are freshly ground. salt and pepper. it goes straight on. >> for a really good steak, you don't really need to do a lot with it. >> just quality. >> and this is -- >> this is the filet mignon. >> i'm used to it cut like that. >> this is ready to go in the
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>> what do you put on that? >> rosemary, garlic, red onions, olive oil. i let it sit for about a half an hour. >> i always do rosemary with lam lamb. >> right before i sere it, very important you sere it to lock in the juices, i take a special rub, which is spoked pulverized chipotle. you sere it on the top of the stove. put it into the oven for about 45 minutes to an hour, and you get a wonderful roast. >> a lot of people watching live in an apartment. they don't have the big grill. if you're in an apartment, it's tough to cook steak well. when you're saying the oven, are you going the broiler or baking? >> baking. >> really? so 45 minutes at 375? >> 450. and if you can't sere it on top, crank it up to 550, put it in there for ten minutes, and that will seal it and crust it up a little bit.
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especially those with kids, they get worried about handling raw meat this time of year. any advice? >> sure. when you're going to cook meat, take it straight out of the refrigerator. always keep it below 40 degrees. gloves are not necessary because you're going to cook the product. >> you don't have to get too conservative. before we go, i want to mention your restaurant is not your standard steakhouse. in addition to steak, i'm looking at them empanadas. tell us what else. >> we have a little mash, a huge staple. we have plantain chips. we have wonderful fish as well. >> something to please everybody. 51st and 9th avenue. 11 months, doing well. >> going on a year almost. january will be a year. >> congratulations. >> thank you very muff ch. >> happy holidays. i'm going to just put the rest of that in my briefcase. over to lynda at the desk. >> thanks, gus.
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we'll have the latest on our top stories, including -- >> reporter: i'm lori bordonaro in brooklyn, where a prayer vigil will be held for two nypd officers who were gunned down here one year ago today. the story coming up. plus, the clock is ticking to get your holiday shopping done. what the sales are looking like this final weekend before
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welcome back, everyone. the holiday season also means nfl football on saturday nights. >> last night, jets and dallas.
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jets down by four in the fourth quarter. ryan fitzpatrick takes the jets 80 yards before this three-yard flip to eric decker. that gives the jets a 16-13 lead. down to the wire here. the cowboys would go on to kick a game-tying field goal. final seconds, jets have a chance to win with this 40-yard field goal. randy bullock gets it, kicks the game winner. jets beat the boys 19-16. and now dallas is officially eliminated from the playoffs. here's john chandler with more in sports. >> good morning, everyone. today it's the giants' turn. at 6-7 big blue sits at a three-way tie atop the nfc east. they face carolina this afternoon. realistically, tom coughlin knows his team needs to win these last three games. >> i always look at it that way. you know, one game at a time. we're in a position where you have to rely on yourself. the only way you can do that is
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the knicks might have looked their best last night hosting the bulls, who more or less lost this game friday night after a four overtime grind against detroit. chicago looked gassed at the garden saturday. the bulls jumped out to a 12-2 lead, which the knicks wiped out by the end of the third. gibson lets porzingis fire away. bad idea. 30 seconds later, the alley-oop dunk. watch again as melo throws jimmy butler into spin cycle. butler played 56 minutes friday, 33 minutes last night. he's beat. and melo took advantage. the fallaway j put the knicks up 14. then late in the third, watch this. just kidding. head fake. a pair of defenders in the air, then he scoops and scores. knicks are 10-2 and top 100 points for the fourth straight game. it's a fourth straight win. the knicks, 107-91 victors. this afternoon, it's the nets and wolves in brooklyn.
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college hardwood around these parts. ohio state upset number four kentucky. and utah knocked off seventh-ranked duke at the garden. meanwhile, seton hall carrying an 8-2 mark in yesterday's test with wichita state. the shockers mostly healthy again. tied at 67-67 with under ten seconds left. isiah whitehead, almost rattled around the rim and in, but it didn't go. we would need overtime. in overtime, seton hall pulled away. check out the hook shot here from angel delgado to put them up three. pirates hit their free throws to seal it 80-76. that's a signature win for this team. later today, st. john's hosts njit in queens. and rutgers is taking on monmouth at the rack. have a great sunday, everybody. for "today in new york," i'm john chandler. 7:30 on a sunday morning. taking a live look at the backyard there.
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there at 7:30. yesterday. i don't know if he's still out there with betty. welcome back to "today in new york" on this sunday morning. i'm gus rosendale. battle. still chilly outside at this hour. very seasonal. >> but unfortunately, or fortunately, it's going to change again later this week. raphael miranda is here with details on that. there. 36 degrees. we had hoped to get below freezing for the first time in central park. the cloud cover, you can see it right over new york city, kept us warm and insulated. yet another record. this is going to be the latest we've dropped below freezing in central park. the previous record was december 22nd. we're not going to do it any time soon. 43 later on today. the chill eases up just a little bit. winds out of the west 5 to 10 miles per hour.
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the big story is that it's still chilly but feels less chilly because of those lower winds. temperatures flirting with 40 in new paltz. overnight, mid-30s in the city. this milder night is a sign of a warming trend that develops over the next few days. again, expecting more r ords to fall as we head towards your christmas holiday. we'll look at the seven-day forecast coming up. lynda, and gus, over o you. it has been one year since a crime sent shock waves across the country. >> two nypd officers gunned down while sitting in their patrol car. "today in new york's" lori bordonaro joins us live from bedford- bedford. >> reporter: we're here at the spot where those two officers were gunned down one year ago today. in just a few hours, the police commissioner an mayor will join the fallen officers' families and come out here for a tribute
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they were executed while sitting in their patrol control by a angry over the shooting deaths of eric garner and michael brown. there was a huge outpouring of support from officers across the country. tens of thousands attending their funerals. since their death, commissioner bratton has made community policing and training a key part of this administration. he also posthumously promoted both officers to detectives. they both worked at the 84th precinct near. today plaques will be dedicated in their honor. back to you. >> lori, thank you very much. several fires in the city and new jersey to tell you about this weekend. one of them is deadly. >> in brooklyn, a blind 64-year-old woman who lived alone i do died when a fire broke out in her home. a neighbor tried to help, but the smoke was too heavy, and he couldn't get inside. at this hour, there's no word on how the fire started. and take a look at this video coming out of queens.
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the flames and smoke spiralled into the skies over long island city. crews rushed to the fire on jackson avenue just before 2:00 yesterday. officials say a private contractor with a drilling rig hit a con edison line. gas began to leak, sparking the fire. one worker was treated for minor injuries. and in jersey city, more than two dozen people are now out of their homes after fire tore through a brick apartment building. the building also houses a hair salon. that fire erupted about 3:15 yesterday afternoon. crews were able to get everybody out safely. dozens of firefighters working that scene, dousing the flames. one neighbor ran into the building trying to save people. >> i see the flames coming out the side of the building. when i saw that, i run inside the house. i went inside to knock on the door, but no one answered. because they were all outside. i thought there was people inside. >> everybody got out safely, but one firefighter was taken to the hospital after being hit by falling debris. embattled pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli claims
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charges against him. shkreli took to twitter to call the charges against him baseless and without merit. thursday. according to prosecutors, he ran something similar to a ponzi scheme while heading up a company called retro fin. he later took over as ceo as a pharmaceutical company where he became famous for jacking up the price of a life-saving hiv drug by 5,000%. he resigned after his arrest. a newark street has a new name this morning. >> one, two, three. [ cheers and applause ] >> the sign there are at the corner of wickliffe and west market streets now reads reverend dr. ronald b. christian plaza. his successful battle against drug addiction served as an inerspiration to many of his followers. he passed away in october at the age of 51.
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politicians gathered to celebrate the extension of the zadroga act. the bill provides medical care to sick 9/11 first responders through the year 2090. for week, they've urged congress to pass an extension. although it ends the cloud of ing approved years ago. >> people suffering, people long. >> if we did not extend this program, people would die. no question about it. >> the bill also extends the september 11th victim compensation fund for six more years. one week after new york city celebrated santa con, yesterday was hoboken's turn. the new jersey version was a little more rowdy. three people arrested and an estimated 25 tickets were issued to people during the pub crawl. this was the second annual santa con for hoboken. a lot of chaos. a lot of drunkenness. but half the proceeds from the event go to charity. >> oh, look at them.
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nice. nice. >> we documented the whole tragic unfolding of it. all right. >> well, then you've got the frenzy at the malls. there's the countdown. four days, 16 hour, 23 minutes. it is counting down to the final stretch. there are only four days left to get all your shopping done. >> i have to admit, the clock is a little intimidating. shoppers hit the stores and malls in huge numbers this weekend. >> the warm weather has taken a toll, though, on sales. one retailer at the queens center mall cut the price of hats, glove, and sweaters that were sitting too long on the store shelves. but overall, shopping on that super saturday yesterday could push sales up for the season. last year, the saturday before christmas brought in a record $23 billion. >> a big list you got to cover. just trying to get mom, dad, girlfriend, sister. all that good stuff. trying to cover it all. >> and if you are out there shopping, well, you certainly weren't alone. a market research analyst group
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57% of consumers hadn't even started their shopping or were way less than halfway done. that includes me. a scare for holiday shoppers at a wisconsin mall when a gunman there opened fire. the shooting sent customers running for cover on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. please out of madison say a 19-year-old was shot. it was involving a fight between two groups of teenagers. the mall was shut down for about three hours. officers are still looking for the gunman. a community is grieving this morning after a high school football player died shielding his friends from gunfire. police say a group of men started shooting randomly on a residential block in knoxville, have tennessee. that's when the 15-year-old jumped on top of three girls in order to protect them. he got hit and died at the scene. dobson's football coach said he had a bright future ahead of him. >> this was a fine, fine young man who is a success story.
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celebrate the life that he had here and the impact he made on his peers. >> police say the shooting is gang related, but dobson was not a target. one suspect was found shot to death in a car not far from the scene. at this hour, no arrests have been made. still ahead on this sunday morning, it is 36 degrees outside but not for long. storm team 4's raphael miranda returns with a check of the forecast.
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it shouldn't feel weird to reach for a jacket this time of year, but i was very conscious of putting one on today. >> do i know where my gloves are? no, i don't. many of you don't either. it's a problem. >> got to dig themat out. >> we will need them eventually. probably not until january sometime. yesterday was a reminder that we need those accessory ies for the colder weather. still cold out there right now. chilly, in fact. temperatures in the 30s. we have some windchills in the 20s. the good news is the winds will diminish today. it's not going to be the same blustery feel. the last few hours of gusty winds right now. they'll be tapering down.
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it was a cloudy night for many of us. feeling that chill in city island with temperatures in the mid-30s. 27 for you in danbury. 30s down the shore in long branch. we've been tracking these winds dying down hour by hour now. still seeing an occasional gust. that trend will be going away as we head into the late morning. when you factor together the light breeze with the temperatures, this is what it feels like. and this is what you need to dress for. windchills in the 20s from islip to westhampton. feels like 22 in danbury. you can see storm tracker is quiet. no rain, no snow. we had flurries yesterday. those are gone. hopefully you enjoyed them while they lasted. you can see on future tracker around 1:00 toda thy, that's when the weather feels better. light winds, sunshine, and blue skies to enjoy. setting this into motion, 8:00 tonight, maybe it's time for dinner outside. going for dinner, you don't need the umbrella at all. it's a quiet weather night ahead.
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by monday morning, heading back to work. the clouds roll in tomorrow. we're not going to have the blue skies, but we will have temperatures into the 50s. the warm weather returns for your monday. that's just the very beginning of a warming trend over the next few days. gets better and better if you like the warm stuff. football forecast for today, lots of sunshine but chilly for the panthers taking on the giants at home, 1:00. bring the shade and a jacket. 43 is your high in central park. not as chilly as yesterday. mainly because the winds are going to be lighter. overnight tonight, mostly clear, the city. bad. taking a look at that seven-day forecast. just look at that temperature trend. incredible weather continues. incredibly warm. 52 tomorrow, and then we're near 60 on tuesday. it's a little unsettled. we have a drought, so we need the rain. we're going to get a little tuesday into wednesday and again on thursday. the record high temperatures are possible wednesday and thursday. thursday is christmas eve. we will be flirting with 70 in some spots.
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be the warmest christmas eve we've ever seen in new york city. and right now for your christmas day, it looks to be drier with a high of 57 degrees. a couple showers are possible with temperatures in the 50s on saturday. you want to stay up to date with the news 4 new york app, tap the news 4 logo in the corner and scroll down, select the weather tab. you can see the latest forecast, use our interactive radar, and even set the weather page as your home screen. news 4 new york app for iphone is available in the app store right now. lynda and gus, over to you. >> almost 70. >> i love it because we know what's coming soon anyway. might as well join it while we can. it is 7:45. that means it's time to go across the street to check in with erica and harry to find out what's coming up on "weekend today" at 9:00. >> can i interrupt for a second? >> yeah. >> one other story we're working on for "nightly" tonight is the weather. i think we're sending ron mott out to a golf course. >> oh, my gosh. they're still playing. he got the short straw today, didn't he? >> by 2:00 this afternoon, it's
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>> i meant that as a jo he lucked out. so there's that. it's early. we've only had one cup of coffee. but it's going to be beautiful. >> we promise to be functioning. >> we've got 15 minutes. we'll be good. >> that's all. >> a couple cups of coffee. good to go. >> we have a lot coming up on this sunday morning, including this news breaking overnight about a possible bomb scare on board an air france flight headed to arrest. that flight diverted to kenya when a suspicious device was found. we'll get you caught up to speed on the details. >> also ahead, some sparks flying last night at the democratic debate after bernie sanders apologizes to hillary clinton over the data breach. we'll have a full wrap-up of that. >> plus, we'll introduce you to one of the newest attractions at the smithsonian national zoo. your dose of sunday cute bae bae bae, the giant panda cub. >> awww. all that and -- well, of course last night, did you stay up?
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amy poehler, tina fay. funny as always. bruce sprin street, e street band, merry christmas baby. what else do you need? all that and more in a little while. >> and we'll be functional. >> that's what we strive for around here. >> that's all. >> doesn't always happen, but we strive for it. >> set the bar in the right spot. >> we're going for functional. all right, guys. thank you. coming up on "today in new york," game on. the harlem globetrotters celebrating a big anniversary. one of the team's record holders will join us live after the
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well, the harlem globetrotter are celebrating their 90th anniversary. right now we've got someone to tell us more about the upcoming events. we have globetrotter star and world record holder handles franklin. great to see you. so excited to meet you in person. tell us about 90 years you guys have been doing this. how are you marking the milestone this year? >> well, we have such a grey tradition. we're going to have a great show this year. you know, high-flying sham dunks, amazing comedy, great ball tricks. you know, traditional globetrotter basketball. we have some very special things for our 90th season. >> wonderful. >> you don't want to miss it. >> great entertainment. this year was incredible. you got to meet the pope at the vatican. there's some video and images
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tell us, how did this come about in the first place? >> well, you know, the harlem globetrotters traditionally have met all kinds of kings, queens, popes, presidents. we made the pope an honorary harlem globetrotter at the vatican. we gave him his own jersey. it was a great thing for us. we had a good time. >> there he is, number 90. i saw him trying to put the ball there on the finger. that's always a great trick. but he seemed like a good sport. >> yes, yes.i it's tradition for us to throw water on the crowd or confetti. we almost had to throw hold y water. >> that would have been funny. tell us about the games this year. where will you be playing? >> we'll be in 11 shows in seven days. we'll be in madison square barden, barclays, prudential center, rutgers, hofstra, even
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we're ll over new york city. >> from december 27th through january 3rd. i understand you also old the guinness world record for the farthest kneeling basketball shot made backwards. you did it, let's see, 60 feet, 7 1/2 inches. that's unbelievable. congratulations on that. >> yeah, i'm happy to hold the record. >> what about your nickname? >> they call me handles because of the way i handle the basketball. i'm known as one of the world's best dribblers. >> can we see some moves? >> of course you can. i'll start off with a spin here. i'll look at the camera and roll it like this, put it here. drop it around, put it down here, drop it, i shake it like this. kick it up. >> wow. oh, my gosh. nice. very nice. that's great. so excited. so want to remind everyone,
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3rd, 90th anniversary. catch all those moves and then some. >> oh, yeah. we're going to create memories that last a lifetime. come on out. >> for children of all ages. >> from grandparents to kids. every age can enjoy our brand of family entertainment. >> handles franklin, thank you so much. >> we're going to spin. you ready? she's ready. >> all right. i've got nails. >> it works well with the nail. you are a natural. >> right. >> i did it longer than the pope, right? thank you so much, handles franklin. great to see you. we're going to be right back
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"star wars" mania is every, even taking over the white house. >> a bit of a security breach here. i don't think a storm trooper should be hanging out there. anyway, he seems to be friendly enough. along with r2d2 hanging out with the first couple. they also got a tour of the grounds. the obamas were hosting a screening of the new "star wars" movie for military families. and the fanfare continued in seattle. oh, my goodness. look at this light saber battle there celebrating the sequel. the film has shattered box office records here in the u.s. and around the globe in its opening weekend. according to published reports,
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$250 million worldwide. people of all ages excited about this. well, also, there was some holiday creativity on display at the annual gingerbread competition in sweden. the event draws a big crowd, both young and old, who come to admire the colorful gingerbread houses. the competition is split into three categories, including one for children up to the age of 12 and one for the elite architects. the adult category was won by a woman who made a gingerbread house that had its own swimming pool filled with candy. nice. >> i remember the kids with like the cardboard box. you glued it on there. at the end, you're trying to skap scrape it off. >> completely inedible. anyway, coming up, we have more on our top stories. >> reporter: i'm lori bordonaro in brooklyn where two nypd officers were gunned down two years ago.
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right now on "today in new york," we're getting new information about a bomb scare that forced the emergency landing of a paris-bound passenger jet. plus, how two nypd officers will be remembered one year after their murders shocked the city. and democratic presidential candidates square off for the final time this year. the highlights from new hampshire. a lot of topics.
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good morning. welcome to today "today in new york" on this sunday morning. i'm gus rosendale. >> and i'm lynda baquero in for pat battle. a little chilly. we're getting near record temperatures later this week. >> raphael miranda keeping an eye on all of that. people headed out right now, it is chilly. >> yeah, you still need the jackets. back to the 40s later on today. the big difference today, not as windy as yesterday. sure was blustery on saturday. today we have a chilly start. you can see in your weather headlines. but it turns into a nice afternoon. that's because the winds are lighter. while you need the jacket, you maybe don't need the hats, gloves, and scarves. the 60s are coming back, starting today. temperatures bumping up day by day. we could be setting more records towards the christmas holiday. here's a live look at storm tracker. watching clouds fading away around the city. lots of sunshine in westchester county. no rain or snow to worry about.
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the upper 20s to mid-30s here. 35 in central park. feels like 26 in newark. feels like 29 in brooklyn. feels like 28 degrees this hour at jfk. lots of sunshine already but it's cold. jackets are needed. 35 degrees. the lack of wind makes it a nice afternoon. temperatures back to the how 40s by lunchtime. chilly and bright. today a high of 43 degrees, which is where we should be this time of year. then we go to where we shouldn't be this time of year, back to the 60s. we'll look at the seven-day forecast and possible records for christmas coming up in a few. >> raphael, thank you. two nypd officers will be remembered today on the first anniversary of their murders. >> "today in new york's" lori bordonaro joins us with the details. good morning. >> reporter: and lynda and gus, a prayer vigil will be held here later this afternoon. you can see already the street here is closed off. the mayor and police commissioner will join the officers' families to remember
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of duty one year ago today. rafael ramos and wenjian liu were executed while in their patrol car here. the murders happened at a very tense time when there were a number of people killed at the hands of police. eric garner, michael brown. the shooter killed himself shortly after. officers from all over the country came here to pay tribute at the spot where liu and ramos were killed. tens of thousands attened their funerals. both were posthumously promoted to detectives. today, gus and lynda, plaques will be dedicated in their honor at the 84th precinct. back to you. >> thank you for that update, lori. this morning, the search is on for a gunman who shot at a clothing store owner in jersey city. this happened around 5:00 p.m. yesterday inside the top plus store on bergen avenue. witnesses say the suspect grabbed a pair of jeans and opened fire on the store owner, killing him. people who work near say the victim was a good man. >> what it is and what's going on, it's happening all over. it's a shame.
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this to happen in broad daylight. >> detectives have been going from store to store along bergen avenue looking for any security video that may lead them to the shooter. police using surveillance video in this store here. they need your help to identify a man they belief attacked a woman in brooklyn. it's a story we told you about earlier this week. this video from the new kirk avenue subway station in flatbush. police say this man assaulted a woman wednesday night in the stairwell of an east flatbush apartment building. if you recognize him, please call the nypd. and the gunman who allegedly held up a gas station in duchess county is behind bars this morning. police arrested 25-year-old christopher dam. they say he's the person in this surveillance video tuesday night storming a gas station with a shotgun. but to his surprise, the owner fought back, chased him out of the store. his gun wept off, but nobody was hurt. dam now facing several charges, including attempted robbery.
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the democratic presidential candidates squared off in the final debate of the year. >> there were clashes over isis and gun control. there were also strong words for republican front runner donald trump. but just one day after a data breach controversy set off a feud between the bernie sanders and hillary clinton campaigns, the two sides moved quickly to squelch one of the most heated disputes so far on the democratic race. >> yes, i apologize. this is not the type of campaign that we run. >> we should move on because i don't think the american people are all that interested in this. >> well, analysts say both sanders and governor martin o'malley delivered strong debate performances. clinton maintains a commanding lead in the polls. jeb bush is keeping up his criticism of republican front runner donald trump. >> he's just -- doesn't have a serious idea about anything and we're living in serious times. >> bush campaigned in new hampshire yesterday. after a town hall meeting, bush ripped trump to reporters, continuing a line of attack he unveiled at the last republican
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and trump himself had harsh words for democratic rivals clinton and sanders. >> there's this guy, foolish guy bernie. super liberal. i don't know, you might want to call him a communist. they say socialist. she's being totally protected by a democrat government. you know that. she should not be allowed to run. >> trump held a christmas-themed rally in cedar rapids, complete with trees and festive lights, the holidays. trump is ramping up his political pot shots ahead of the away. we might hear more like that. donald trump, bernie sanders, and marco rubio will be among the guests on this week's edition of "meet the press." catch can here at 10:30. investigators in kenya are now saying that there are early indications showing no explosive component found on a suspicious device pulled off an air france flight. that flight was en route from mauritius to paris when crew members noticed the device in the bathroom.
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sources in kenya tell nbc that the device had some kind of timing component. investigators are treating it as a suspected bomb. no active elements, but still a bomb. they're saying -- here is a picture of the plane on the runway. everyone on board was evacuated safely. the passengers said that crew members remained calm. >> the plane just went down slowly, slowly, slowly. we just realized probably something was wrong. the personnel of air france, which is great, always wonderful, kept everybody calm and real quiet. we didn't know what was happening. >> six passengers are being questioned at this hour. the investigation is ongoing. in iraq, a u.s. air strike may have accidently killed a number of iraqi soldiers. defense secretary ash carter says the air strike near the iraqi city of fallujah seems to be a mistake on both sides. a u.s. military statement says the air strike came in response to requests and information provided by iraqi security
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carter says he's called the iraqi prime minister to express his condolences. >> i explained to him our regrets. he and i agreed that this was an event that we both regretted. >> carter is not giving any details about the air strike. he did say that the u.s. is investigating. this morning, one person is dead and at least nine others injured after an avalanche slammed into several homes in norway. this happened yesterday morning on the remote arctic ark pel low. the avalanche tumbled down early yesterday morning from a mountain that overlooks the homes. the snow killed one local resident. the nine people injured were rushed to the hospital. four of them are children. three people are in serious condition. a new miss world has been crowned in china. miss pain captured the title. the pageant has been marred by
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contestant was barred from the country. china denied a vee y ed ied y ed ied a visa to anastasia lynn, who was complaining about human rights. >> they're afraid of what my message represents. >> lynn says her father, who lives in china, has been threatened since she spoke out. well, after the break here on "today in new york," we've got an i-team exclusive. a battle brewing between a waste transfer station and residents who have just moved into an industrial neighborhood. why the community wants the station thrown out along with the trash. and it is chilly outside right now. more record warm temperatures are on the way. what it means for your christmas
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there's the place to be this weekend. the plaza already starting to fill in. yesterday just walking through the all the people there, produce pete was there with betty. created a whole scene. more people taking photos of him than the tree. it's a phenomenon. anyway, it's 8:12, 35 degrees. kind of where it should be this time of year. >> yeah, mid-30s, feels like december. two days this month where it felt like december. then back to this california weather we've been dealing with for much of the month and much of november as well. record-high temperatures has been the trend and will be the trend towards christmas.
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35 degrees outside. we have windchill values in t upper 20s in some spots. a little breezy, but the winds are diminishing. you can see the flags on the plaza -- wait, where are the flags? they're not there. oh, they're barely waving at all. they're small for some reason. maybe it's my eyesight. let's look at temperatures in fairfield county. 29 in stamford. 28 in redding. the chill is certainly in place in fairfield kwnt county. also in place in the hudson valley. you can see the winds are gusting up to 18 miles per hour in monticello. a much quieter wind picture than yesterday at this time. those winds were howling all day long. it's not the case today. you can enjoy the chill a little more without so many layers. this is what it feels like. 18 in newburgh. 20s and 30s around the rest of the region. here's a look at storm tracker.
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and snow today. it's a nice quiet picture. high pressure dominating our weather on this sunday. we'll take a look at future feels like. by the middle of the afternoon, feels like. around 40 degrees. so yesterday windchills were stuck in the 20s and 30s throughout the day. today, it's a feeling about 10 degrees warmer because it's much less breezy. set this into motion heading into tomorrow morning. still chilly. not too bad. windchills in the 20s and 30s. afternoon. we see 50s. feels like 52 in northport. this is tomorrow after lunch. the sun is out early in the day, then the clouds roll in. a wind shift to the southwest. that's the beginning of a warming trend. football forecast for today. no warm but chilly. it will be bright. 44, bring your shades if you're watching the panthers take on the giants at 1:00. later on today, high temperature of 43. seasonably chilly. not as blustery as yesterday because the winds are lighter. overnight tonight, down to 37 for your low. mostly clear skies. another chilly night ahead. we've been hinting at these
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focus on tuesday through thursday. that's when temperatures really rocket into the upper 50s and low 60s. the record that looks to be most in jep opardy jeopardy, that's your christmas eve thursday with a high of 67 degrees. that would smash the old record, which was the low to mid-60s. we're kool cooling down a little by christmas day. sunshine and still well above average at 57 degrees. stay up to date with the news 4 new york app. you can see the latest forecast, use our interactive radar, and set the weather page as your home screen. the news 4 new york app for iphone is available in the app store right now. >> raphael, thank you. now to an i-team exclusive. an ugly turf battle is brewing in brooklyn over garbage. >> activists have launched a campaign to get a family owned business tossed out of the neighborhood, and the owners are crying foul. sarah wallace investigating the
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>> we're being harassed. we're being bullied and defamed. >> reporter: anthony says he's tired of having his family owned business, brooklyn transfer, trashed by a components who don't want a garbage transfer plant in this changing east williamsburg neighborhood. >> this is where the city wanted us. none of the municipal waste stays in the facility. as fast as it comes in is as fast as it goes out. >> reporter: the firm took over the plant in 2010. one of its biggest contracts is with new york city's sanitation depa rtment and the area is zoned for manufacturing. >> there are residents that have now moved into a manufacturing building across the street. they're complaining about our facility. it's like me moving next to john f. kennedy airport and complaining about the airplanes every day. >> reporter: it's not just the residents of that one building. others are rallying around what they call clean up north brooklyn, issuing flyers, claiming brooklyn transfer is operating an illegal, dangerous
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>> i feel harassed. i think it should be 100% shut down. >> on a daily basis, they're breaking the law. >> reporter: ben weinstein produced a documentary showing improper work conditions and the use of toxic sprays. >> the spray they use is toxic. >> how do you know that? >> well, we have investigating. we know some of the chemicals that are in the spray are cancer causing. >> reporter: the activist video was doctored, they say, and their spray is 100% organic. >> we don't use any toxic chemicals. we run a clean operation. they think they have the right to talk bad about a family owned and operated business who's doing nothing wrong. >> reporter: brooklyn transfer has received five summons from the sanitation department since the beginning of 2013. >> we've had no major viol ions. all businesses in the city get violations. it's a cause of doing business. if you don't get a violation in
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>> they're kind of cleaning up their act because people like nbc news have arrived on the corner, but the truth is, they operate however they want. >> reporter: the activists have gotten support from a councilmember, who criticized the plant at a recent community meeting. when a spokesman for brooklyn transfer tried to ask questions, the representative was shouted down and then thrown out. >> there's no open dialogue. i walked into a chaotic mess of everyone just shouting things and all being on one side. >> w it is toxic. it is dangerous. and it has very shoddy performance and work. >> reporter: the i-team found no workplace complaints filed with osha. but reynoso still believes the city should not enter into anymore contracts with the firm. >> he's refused to meet with us. everything changes. the city is changing. we understand that. we're aware of that. that doesn't make uses a bad
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>> reporter: sarah wallace, "today in new york." and coming up after the break, 'tis the season for baked goods. >> a new twist on the old milk and cookies that many serve this time of year. we have that after this.
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sweets are in this season. santa can stick to the milk and cookies, but we have different pairings to savor this christmas.
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magazine, john hall, joins us with suggestions. i've been cooking with beer and whiskey for years, just never as an ingredient. more of as a side dish. >> i'm more of a main course guy for that myself. but that's all right. >> occasionally i think of a marinade or something. you have baked goods here. >> we're at the time of the year where people are looking to give gifts. they're getting a lot of presents, giving a lot of presents. baked goods and alcohol sort of seem to be among the top two things you can give to people. why not try t combine them both? >> 'tis the season, like we said. what kind of cookies? >> you talked about santa with milk and cookies. how about beer and cookies? johnathan bender wrote this great book. i made these molasses cookies can out of his book and paired them with a pale ale. the flavors really marry together. >> in that case, you're not putting the beer in the mix. >> it's more of a pair. >> like wine and cheese. what makes that so good?
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cookies and the piney, citrusy flavor off the beer. it just adds extra flavor to it. so if santa is your last stop, this is what you need. >> very good. pumpkin pie here? >> pumpkin pie. we have the pumpkin pie with this carton brewing company, their decoy, their winter warmer beer. it's a sort of a more full beer. it's spiced. you put that in the pie. you already have a lot of those natural spices in the pie. your all spice, cinnamon, clove. this just helps boost it up a little more. the same thing with the cookies. i went to departed souls, which is a new brewery in jersey city. i got some spent grain. when you're in the brewing process, you have grain left over after you've mixed it with hot water. i took some of that grain, mixed it in cookies with raisins, craisins. they're quite good. there's oatmeal as well. >> this is a ltle bit of recycling. >> absolutely. it's paying it forward. >> this is outstanding. >> well, thank you. my wife made those yesterday
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>> wow. so you write about beer, whiskey, and you have a wife who can cook. you're living the dream. >> absolutely. i don't write about whiskey, but lou bryson does. i said, what do you do if somebody gives you a fruitcake? >> i think fruitcake gets a bad rap. >> it does. well-made fruitcake is a thing of beauty. but if you're getting that store bought stuff, you're going to need something to wash it down. lou bryson recommended these three whiskey, as he details in his book. you want more of a sweeter bourbon. you want something that will bring out some of the dried fruits in there and counteract some of that over-sugary sweetness. >> wild turkey, a classic. the experts recommend that one. >> absolutely. buffalo trace, and the haven hill. three different price ranges as well. >> something i would never think of. maybe i'm with beer and whiskey, but sake? >> so here's the thing.
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probably going to be gifted a lot of bottles you're not quite sure what to do with. so there's this great book called "the year of drinking adventurously." it's a cool book. he takes a lot of bottles and styles of alcohol that you're not necessarily sure what to do with. he gives you these bite-size courses. there's 52 chapters, one for each week of the year. i chose sake. we put sake into this chocolate cake he recommended. you can pair it with a sake. this is an american-made one actually that he recommends. the alcohol burns off a little bit. it just leaves this really nice sweetness in there. this is probably still something for the adults while the kids are asleep. still, it's tasty. if you have that bottle in the cabinet, now you know something else to do with it. >> all right. john hall, thank you for coming in. happy holidays. allaboutbeer.com. >> "all about beer" magazine. >> we're going to talk about the weather, back with your seven-day forecast.
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big day, a lot of people heading out, doing some shopping. >> great day for shopping once again. just like yesterday. maybe a few layers, you won't need them, that you had on yesterday. it's less windy. a beautiful, cool day. temperatures in the 30s right now. we have windchills in the 20s and 30s. a high of 43 degrees.
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really a perfect december sunday for that last-minute holiday shopping. lynda, you're okay. gus, you still have shopping to do. >> oh, yeah. >> 37 tonight. >> temperatures on the rise. 58 on tuesday. near record-high temperatures on wednesday. looks like christmas eve will be the warmest one on record. it cools down a little on christmas day. still, well above average. 57 and sunny. if you have travel plans tuesday night, wednesday, and into thursday, there could be some rain, but it's not snow, it's not icy. should be minimal travel impacts. >> ideal for shopping. >> lynda has been busy. as you might have heard, she's the newest recruit for the harlem globetrotters. you saw her. they immediately said, sign her up. we'll miss you here at channel 4. >> it's all in the nail.
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