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we'll have a live report. and murray's moment. andy murray wins wimbledon, ending a 77-year drought by british men at the famed tennis tournament, monday, july 8, 2013. from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, i'm savannah guthrie alongside natalie morales. did you watch wimbledon like this? >> the last game. >> yeah. >> it seemed to go on forever, and it was incredibly tense. >> it was. i had nails out to here. now i have nothing. >> i had a full head of hair. >> we'll talk to andy murray later on. mean time, new details this morning on that terrible plane crash in san francisco. >> that's right, the pilot, while experienced with other aircraft, had logged just 43
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hours on a boeing 777 and had neverlanded one in san francisco. let's get right to nbc's tom costello who covers aviation for us. tom, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, matt, good morning. that's the crash scene over my shoulders. those lights across the water. we know that lee kang-kuk, one of four pilots on board this aircraft. you're right, only 44 hours in the 777, only flown nine times, but had nearly 10,000 hours in total and had flown in here 29 times, including in a 747. so what went wrong? nobody knows right now. the ntsb is hoping to talk to the crew today. we do know it appears this crew was coming in too low, too slow. they tried to abort at the last minute, but it was far too late. the so-called brach black boxes, flight data and cockpit voice recorders are shedding light what happened in the final seconds of asiana flight 218. during the approach, the conversations in the cockpit
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were routine, no indication of any problems until just seconds before landing. at seven seconds before impact, a call from one of the pilots to increase the speed. the 777 was coming in too slow, below its target speed of 137 knots, just over 157 miles per hour. >> we're not talking about a few knots here. we're talking about a significant amount of speed below 137. >> reporter: just three seconds later, the crew gets a warning, the plane is about to stall, losing lift, and its ability to fly. less than two seconds before impact, the pilot calls to abort the landing, but it's too late. the jet slams into the seawall at the runway's edge. this image from an eyewitness shows the plane's final seconds as it twists and slams on to the runway. >> they were calling for more power, they tried to abort the landing. and unfortunately, gravity took over and they weren't able to salvage and get that airplane back airborne before striking the ground. >> reporter: moments after the crash as fire rescue crews raced to the scene, a united pilot,
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already on the runway, urgently radios the tower. >> we see people and i think we see they need attention. they're alive and walking around. >> united 885, roger. you said people are just walking outside the airplane right now? >> yeah, some people look like they're struggling. >> the impact was so powerful. >> i thought before i left the plane that it might blow up and i might die. >> in your head, everything goes in slow motion and you just don't believe it's happening. >> reporter: meanwhile, our first look inside the plane, oxygen masks hanging from the ceiling, and some seats knocked over. while on the runway, investigators examined part of the tail, a piece of landing gear, and the charred wreckage of the boeing jet, looking for clues to what caused this terrible disaster. there's one more terrible twist to this story. and that is that now appears it's possible that one of the two teenagers who died in this crash may have been hit by responding fire rescue vehicle.
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it's not at all clear yet if that may have caused her death. but the coroner is investigating that. matt, back to you. >> all right. tom costello in san francisco thank you so much. chairman hersman, chairman of the national transportation safety board. good morning to you. >> good morning, matt. >> too slow and too low approaching the runway. you said the target speed was 137 knots and it was well below that. how far below that was it? >> you know, what we know is that the speed was slow. they identified that on the cockpit voice recorder in their conversations with each other. and we also have information from the flight data recorder that shows that their speed was well below 137. we have radar data, radar tracks, from air traffic control, that also has some information about their speeds. we need to corroborate all of that information, and we do want to have an interview with the crews. it's important for us to talk to
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them before we begin to put information out that might bias those interviews. >> we know seven seconds before the crash someone called for more power, more speed. by that time, chairman hersman, was it too late? could any pilot, depending on experience level, have saved the aircraft at that time? >> well, we know seven seconds before they identified they were slow. but it wasn't until about 1.5 seconds before impact that they actually called for a go-around and we see seconds before the crash on the flight data recorder they did push those throttles up and try to get some power. and so we will be looking at the aircraft's performance and what was possible and how much time they had to perform that. >> according to flight aware, a company that listens to navigation broadcasts and sells data to the airlines, this plane or aircraft was descending at about 4,000 feet a minute. the average for an aircraft that size at that point of a flight or approach to a landing would
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be about 600 to 800 feet a minute. would there have been some kind of a computer system, an alarm, an override, that would have warned this crew there was an imminent problem? >> well, that's all information that we need to gather. we need to take a look at. again, some of that can come from the cockpit voice recorder, but also some is understanding what was going on. what was the crew monitoring, what were they hearing? how were they trained? and what was their expectation as far as the performance of the aircraft. how much was automated and how much was hand -- >> you talk about training. it's been widely reported the pilot had will 43 hours of experience at the controls of the 777. but had never attempted a landing at this particular airport. at this stage in your investigation, can you say that there was -- that pilot inexperience played a role in the crash? >> well, we know that there's different levels of experience, and certainly in different aircraft types, we will see different experiences.
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pilots will move from aircraft type to aircraft type. and you have to acquire experience and time. the expectation is that you have good crew resource management, you have good pairings of people who have experience that can work together, and we need to understand what was going on between these two crew members at the time, who was in control, and what happened on that day. >> and i understand you're being very careful with this. let me ask the question one more time. do you think the fact that this was this pilot's first attempt at landing in a 777 at that airport played a role in this crash? >> you know, i think we'll have to take a look at that. but it's not unusual for pilots to have a first landing coming into an airport. they fly all around the world, there are a lot of different destinations. what you want to do is have a crew that's proficient in the aircraft and works together well. that you have good crew pairings. that's important. >> deborah hersman, chairman of the ntsb. miss hersman, thank you very
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much for your time. >> thank you. >> savannah? >> matt, thanks. now to the unrest in egypt. this morning, a new wave of deadly violence as military forces opened fire on a group of protesters. nbc's eamon mow month huh dean. >> reporter: this morning, the muslim brotherhood says their protesters outside their republican guard were simply praying when the military moved out of the barracks and opened fire on the crowd. they say that more than 42 people have been killed. in fact, the muslim brotherhood says that number is expected to be higher in the coming hours. meanwhile, the military for its part right now says they were simply protecting their republican guard headquarters, and that a group of terrorists, particularly armed gunmen, approached them, opened fire, and began attacking the soldiers. that's what led them to return fire. now, obviously, it is a scene of complete chaos at the field hospital there, lots of bodies, lots of casualties. nonetheless, though, in the
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political maneuvering that is taking place here in the country, the man expected to become the country's vice president, dr. mohamed al baradi tweeted that egypt is in a dire situation in need of political reconciliation, trying to put pressure on the government to form an interim cabinet. that has been one of the challenges, one of the sticking points that has so far been unable to bring all of the political parties around the table. so for now, egypt remains without a government and the situation on the streets remains extremely volatile. savannah. >> chaos is the word there this morning. in cairo, thank you. theresa hines kerry, wife of secretary of state john kerry is in critical condition at a boston hospital this morning. nbc's andrea mitchell has details on that. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. this morning, she does remain in that boston hospital. after being flown there from nantucket last night. the hospital there reported she was in critical but table condition when mrs. kerry was brought in by ambulance from the
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ker kerrys vacation home. she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, leader on environmental causes and head of the heinz family foundation, named for her late husband, republican senator john heinz. he died in a plane rush en route to a subcommittee hearing in his home state of pennsylvania in 1991. mrs. kerry has three adult sons from that marriage. she became known nationally, of course, as the sometimes outspoken wife of john kerry during his 2004 presidential campaign. a spokesman says the family is grateful for the outpouring of support it has received but asks for privacy at this time, offering no further details. john kerry was due in washington today to prepare for meetings here this week with chinese leaders. he was then expected to make his sixth trip to the middle east since taking office. but for now he remains at his wife's side in boston. matt? >> andrea mitchell on this story. as always, thanks very much. natalie is here. details on another plane crash over the weekend. a deadly one. good morning. >> good morning, everyone.
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in a day after that asiana crash that killed two passengers and injured dozens of others in san francisco, there was another plane crash in alaska on sunday, killing all ten people on board. nbc's mike taibbi has the very latest. mike, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. a teen from the ntsb is scheduled to arrive this afternoon from washington, d.c. to investigate this crash that killed a pilot and all nine passengers. this was a small plane, what they call an air taxi. for many residents, flying across the state is common place because of a limited road system. police say this plane was fully engulfed in flames before firefighters could get to it. >> from the direction, i told my wife, i mentioned to her, i said, i bet that's a plane crash. >> reporter: authorities say the air taxi crashed around 11:00 a.m. sunday 75 miles southwest of anchorage, killing the pilot and nine passengers on board. >> i saw this great big column of black smoke rising, and it was coming up pretty quick and
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real black. >> reporter: alaska state troopers said the fire that consumed the aircraft initially kept firefighters from reaching the wreckage. according to the federal aviation administration, the single engine plane was operated by radiski air, a local company. >> air charter or air taxi. and while it has a higher level of professionalism and regulation, whenever you see a 135 carrier, you know, have action, that raises questions. >> reporter: alaska state police say the victims have not yet been identified. for many alaskans, flying across the state is common, but it also exposes travelers to specific hazards, including dangerous mountain passes and erratic weather. now, the weather at 11:00 a.m. sunday when the crash occurred was cloudy with light winds. initial reports are that the plane crashed on takeoff, but that will have to be confirmed by investigators. natalie? >> mike taibbi following the story for us from los angeles. thank you, mike. dozens of people are still
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missing after an oil train derailed and burst into flames in quebec this weekend. five people confirmed dead, the search on for 40 more people following saturday's accident. 30 buildings also destroyed. the bodies of 19 firefighters who died while battling a wildfire last week are back home this morning. 19 hearses carried their bodies in phoenix, 125 miles back to prescott. hundreds of people lined the streets to honor the fallen firefighters. further proof that auto racing is indeed a contact sport, even for the cameramen. take a look. this happened at a race in germany. the pit crew didn't get one of the tires on right there. the driver was waved out too soon and that wheel came flying off, bouncing down the pit lane and struck a cameraman square in the face. knocking him to the ground. he suffered a broken collarbone and broken ribs, but fortunately looks like otherwise will be all right. it is 7:14. you're up to date right now.
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matt and savannah. >> scary stuff. thanks very much. stephanie abrams in for al this morning. >> hey, guys, good to see you. not good to see the rain we've been having in tennessee. we have seen a roof collapse now, just outside of knoxville outside of knoxville at a high school. looking at some of the rainfall totals in knoxville for the year, we're 20 inches above average there in rainfall. more showers are expected in the south today. the threat of severe weather is going to be throughout the northern plains here and that is going to be stretching eastbound so watch out for winds, hail and that threat for severe weather. we'll get your local forecast in just 30 seconds.
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>> good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist. temperatures this morning generally in the low 70s. washington at 74. and we're looking at a mix of clouds and sun across the area just a chance of an isolated morning shower. for the afternoon hours, still partly sunny but scattered showers and a few isolated thunderstorms likely this afternoon. that hit or miss activity otherwise muggy high of 88. savannah, to you. >> thank you. it has been five years since former new york governor eliot spitzer stepped down amid a prostitution scandal. now he is planning a return to politics. nbc's kristen dahlgren is here with details on that. good morning to you. >> good morning. 2013 may go down as the year of the second chance.
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spitzer, who left office in 2008, is becoming just the latest figure in politics to attempt to do a 180 from elicit to elected. >> i'm asking their forgiveness. i'm asking for their support. >> reporter: the next comeback kid, eliot spitzer hopes so. the former new york state governor is launching a return to politics, announcing his candidacy for new york city's next comptroller. spitzer resigned as governor after just over a year in office when the so-called sheriff of wall street was revealed to have another nickname, client number 9. outed as a john in a high-end prostitution ring. >> now for the front page. >> reporter: following the scandal, he remained a public figure, hosting short-lived prime time shows on both cnn -- >> waiting for the next government check -- >> reporter: and current tv. spitzer's run means he would be on the same september primary ballot as another one-time disgraced figure in the midst of an unlikely comeback of his own.
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>> i hope i get a second chance to work for you. >> reporter: anthony weiner is currently running for new york city mayer. >> two years after he resigned from congress amid a scandal where weiner admitted tweeting sexually explicit photos to women, he's taken an unlikely lead in the polls. >> we are having this focused pitch campaign. >> fallen politicians have two things going for them. americans in general tend to be forgiving. but perhaps even more so, voters have amnesia in the new digital crazy world, nothing lasts. >> reporter: so it's new york city voters' forgiveness and spitzer's future that could ultimately be on the ballot this fall. >> i said i can make this go and i'll give it a shot. >> now spitzer's first hurdle will be to collect 3,750 signatures of registered voters required to earn a spot on the september primary ballot. the deadline is thursday. >> thank you so much. we'll be watching. it was an historic weekend
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at wimbledon. andy murray defeated the top-ranked player in the world, novak djokovic, to become the first british man to win the coveted tennis tournament in 77 years. nbc's keir simmons is at the all-england club. keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt, good morning. you know the british love sport like wick beldon, but we don't seem to winch, don't play baseball, basketball or football. we invented soccer, but haven't won a world cup for almost 50 years. you can understand why andy murray is the new golden boy. britain's prime minister is saying today he should be sir andy murray. on wimbledon's famous centre court, history was made. a british player winning for the first time in 77 years. in straight sets. >> the great british drought is over. >> andy murray beating world number one novak djokovic.
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murray, normally self controlled and calm, climbing through the crowd to see his family and girlfriend. >> i just can't believe i managed to do it. >> reporter: the last british man to win was fred perry in 1936. so the british, known for their lack of emotion, went a bit wild. >> 77 years since the last win, no one is going to forget. >> to be there when history is made like that is just fantastic. >> reporter: in scotland, where murray is from, his grandparents watched and celebrated. >> i don't believe it! >> reporter: his rise to victory means more, because his school and his hometown, dunblane, was the scene of a terrible shooting. he was just 8 years old, 17 were killed. murray overcame to become olympic gold medalist, u.s. open champion, and now wimbledon. >> my mom and my family, and my team have seen me extremely upset after a lot of losses,
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patching over some mental scars. >> reporter: last night, wimbledon winner's turned out in style. marion bartoli promised to get into heels to celebrate. there were even rumors after a wimbledon win, a wedding might be next. he was asked about marriage yesterday, matt and savannah and natalie, and said he hadn't thought about it. so maybe we can encourage him. back in the '30s, they played tennis here in long pants. can you imagine? which makes andy murray the first british player to win in shorts. >> you're stretching it now, keir, but that's okay. we get your sense of history. >> no prize money in 1936, either. >> that's right. keir simmons in london. we're going to talk to the toast of great britain. >> do you know how many rackets he had in his bag? >> 11. >> how did you know that? >> i watched the tournament. >> he just tweeted it. i thought it was breaking news. guess not no, ma'am .
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the defense of the george zimmerman trial today. will the case innocent in the hands of the jury. >> and the chef of nigella lawson filing for divorce in the wake of their recent photo scandal. why he told her through a newspaper article. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning. 7:26 on this monday, july 8th. i'm aaron gilchrist. slow going on the roads this morning. danella sealock is here with your first 4 traffic. >> good morning, aaron. i'm still watching earlier crash multivehicle crash inner loop of the beltway connecticut avenue blocking your right lane but delays are about three miles. here's a live look as you slowly make your way past old georgetown road. you can see very slow on the beltway in this area.
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let's talk about the you touter at connecticut avenue. this is the view. drive time is slow from i-95 to i-270 taking you 27 minutes. aaron? >> danella, thank you. police in the district trying to find a missing boy who has autism and he may need medical attention. take a good look at this photo. this is 7-year-old michael kinsbury. he wandered away from the home yesterday morning. he's about 4'3", weighs about 60 pounds and has dreadlocks. he was last seen wearing pullups. embezzlement charges could be thrown out today against todd schneider. he claims the governor used the food to pay him for private and political events that i catered at the mansion. schneider says the governor had state employees work at those events. we'll have aing up next.
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i'm storm team 4 meteorologist amelia segal. temperatures right now generally around 70 degrees. there's a chance of a shower but most of us will be mainly dry. for the afternoon, partly sunny skies and muggy with some scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms likely. a high temperature today of 88. the chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm tomorrow. otherwise hot and humid with a high around 90.
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♪ 7:30 now on a monday morning. it is the 8th of july, 2013. back to work for most americans after a long holiday weekend. but these nice folks have decided to squeeze? one extra day off and it's a pretty one on the plaza. good morning. i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer and natalie morales. >> investigators are pointing to how many passengers managed to
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get out alive. so would you know what to do if you were in a similar situation? coming up, we'll take you to a place where they study the science of survival. >> and then we're going to lighten things up a bit with new grandma and new talk show host kris jenner. how is kim and can kanye's little girl doing and will we see pictures? >> i think we will. and famed chef nigella lawson is headed for divorce after she was photographed with her husband's hands around her neck. and he is seeking the split. we'll tell you why. developments of george zimmerman. in its third week, the defense is presenting its case. nbc's kerry sanders is covering the trial for us, at the courthouse. good morning. >> reporter: the defense team says they plan to wrap-up their presentation to the jury by mid to late week. defense attorney mark o'mara says among the witnesses he plans to call to the stand, trayvon martin's father.
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among the witnesses, the defense will call perhaps as early as today, 17-year-old trayvon martin's father, tracy martin. when police first played a neighbor's 911 call for tracy martin, the question was, whose voice could be heard screaming for help? a sanford police detective wrote in his report, i asked mr. martin if the voice calling for help was that of his son. mr. martin, clearly emotionally impacted by the recording, quietly responded, no. george zimmerman's defense attorney, mark o'mara. >> i think cha tracy martin said wasp that's not my son's voice and i think that's information the jury needs to have. >> reporter: in court, the jury has listened to that tape repeatedly, as has tracy martin. whose voice is that? >> trayvon. >> reporter: trayvon martin's parents have not commented during the trial but did an extensive interview with nbc news a month before the trial began. >> i never said, no, that's not trayvon. but after going back to the
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mayor's office and having a chance to listen to the tape for at least -- i don't know how long. we just played it over and over and over again. i knew then that that was my son. >> reporter: in court, trayvon martin's mother and george zimmerman's mother came to different conclusions. >> ma'am, that screaming or yelling, you recognize that? >> yes. >> and who do you recognize that to be? >> trayvon benjamin martin. >> do you know whose voice would that was screaming in the background? >> yes, sir. >> and whose voice was that? >> my son, george. >> george zimmerman has pled not guilty to second degree murder. he says he killed trayvon martin in self defense. savannah. >> kerry sanders at the courthouse, thank you. lisa bloom is nbc legal analyst. good morning. >> good morning. >> two witnesses, each who
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passionately believes it was her son crying out for help. does that testimony sort of cancel each other out or was one more credible than the other? >> i think it has to cancel out. i don't know how the jury can possibly decide which of these two young men was screaming on that 911 tape. i don't think that's going to be a significant factor. >> how does the defense get around the fact if it was george zimmerman crying for help, as soon as we hear the gunfire ring out, the crying stops? >> i think that's an important point. they say the threat had been eliminated once he shot trayvon martin. therefore, he didn't need to yell out anymore. but zimmerman says he didn't think trayvon martin was dead upon shooting him. in fact, minutes later, still thought he was alive. >> so much focus on whose voice was it on the tape. does that even get to the central issue? i mean, if you were in a fight, presumably both men could have been yelling at some point. >> except that many witnesses have said there's only one voice yelling out on that recording. and you really only hear one voice. >> seems like the thrust of the prosecutions case is to put on all the different stories that george zimmerman has told.
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and i assume they're setting up a closing argument that will highlight all of the inconsistencies. is there anything to you that really stands out as an inconsistency that's very material, that will matter in the end? >> let me tell you about a fact that i think is very important oh. zimmerman says that his gun was holstered behind him, in the rear of his right hip. he also says that he was down on his back, trayvon martin was straddling him, punching and threatening his life. that trayvon martin saw the gun and reached for it. i don't know how he could have seen through zimmerman's body, to the gun behind him. additionally, the gun in the holster are both black. numerous witnesses have said it was a very dark and rainy night. so, you know, that's sort of a physics problem, i think, that zimmerman has in his testimony. >> we may see prosecutors put it together, just like that in the closing. we'll see, lisa. thank you very much. >> thank you. let us get a check of the weather. stephanie abramses is in for al this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. and good morning to you at home. are you looking for a quick new hairdo? i found one for you. it's right here. what's your name? >> mitchell.
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of aviation safety in this country. that's the last time that we had a mainline american u.s. carrier crash in this country. november 2001. since then, yes, we've had some regional crashes. otherwise this has been a remarkable period of safety. so the question now is, what exactly happened here in san francisco, and what would you do if you were involved in a crash? the images of the broken, burned-out shell of flight 214 are haunting. how is it possible so many people, more than 300, got out alive? is today's worldwide accident rate, only 1 out of 1.2 million flights will crash, and most of the passengers on board will survive. like the american airlines flight that crashed in jamaica in twi2009. everybody got out. everyone survived the continental flight that went off the runway and caught fire in denver in 2008. and the air france flight in toronto in 2005. >> we're going to be in the hudson. >> reporter: and no fatalities when captain sullenberger pulled off the miracle on the hudson in
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support, and come down the aisle, following the path lighting until you come to the colored lights which means you're at the exit. >> reporter: the key to survival, knowing where you are in the plane at all times, and being prepared to get out quickly. they call that situational awareness. i talked to veteran fliers who say they always -- and i actually do this too. i always look around to see where is my nearest exit when i sit down on a plane, just so i'm aware so i don't have to think about it in an emergency. some people actually will count the rows with their hands to that emergency exit so they know that i've got ten seats to the emergency exit, keep it in the back of your mind, just in case of an emergency. and lastly, matt, don't go grabbing the carry-on bagses, purses, coats, just get out of the plane in an emergency. >> good information. tom costello in san francisco. thanks very much. up next, in the wake of a very public fight, the husband of british nigella lawson says he is now seeking a divorce. and his reasons for the split may be a bit surprising to you.
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how'd you know? ♪ the husband of famed british chef nigella lawson, says he is seeking a divorce in the wake of an incident last month where the couple was photographed in what appeared to be a heated argument. michelle kosinski is in london with this story. good morning. >> reporter: hi, savannah, this gets messy. charles saatchi said the photographs taken at a restaurant showed no more than a playful tiff. and is he said that to a newspaper, just making the public backlash even worse. but now he seems to compound that by stunningly voluntarily airing out even more of the public's -- of the couple's very private dirty laundry to the press. the pictures showed this, sparking numerous psychologists and women's advocates to call it
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simply abuse. the police issued charles saatchi a formal caution for assault. and now saatchi is saying this to a tabloid newspaper. "i'm sorry to announce that nigella lawson and i are getting divorced. i am disappointed she was advised to make no public comment to explain that i abhor violence of any kind against women and never physically abused her in any way. the photograph could have been her gary radniching my neck to get my attention as she has done in the past. my accidents were not violent. we're instinctively tactile people. i'm sorry she is upset. i'm more sorry this is the end of our marriage. i wish nigella the best for her future. she remains the most wonderful woman in >> what he says, she won't take his calls, respond to his messages. and the only way of informing her that this marriage has broken down and he's going to launch a petition for divorce is through the pages of a newspaper.
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>> reporter: saatchi vehemently denies this was assault or he put pressure on nigella's neck. after the photos were published is when his wife after a decade moved out of their home. and so far the self-styled domestic goddess has said not a word to the press. what's interesting is that right after this argument happened at the restaurant, the couple was back together. they were living together, even ate out at that same restaurant a few days afterward. it seems that only after the publication of these photos happened, according to what he says, that the pr surrounding it is what caused this final split. back to you guys. >> bizarre. all right, michelle kosinski in london, thank you. coming up on trending, the fan moment from the wimbledon final that's trending this morning. >> also, we'll talk to the british drought-buster himself, mr. andy murray. and when will we see the first photos of kim and kanye's baby girl, north?
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and a few isolated thunderstorms are likely. for tomorrow, just a chance of an afternoon shower or storm. >> all right. thank you. we'll
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♪ >> we love "today"! >> i watch "today" every morning before i go to school. >> happy anniversary, mom and dad! ♪ >> i want to meet matt lauer. >> just a 8:00 now on a monday morning. it's the 8th day of july, 2013.
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big crowd out on our plaza this morning. northeast.other scorcher here i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. and it is a little sticky out here. >> i was going to say, it's a pretty summer day, if you like scorchers. >> exactly right. meanwhile, coming up, we've got the toast of the town, at least if you live in london. he is the talk of great britain. we're talking about the one and only andy murray, who won wimbledon yesterday. the first british man to do that in 77 years. and mr. murray will join us live in just a couple of minutes. and the matriarch of the kardashian clan, kris jenner, is here. she's got exciting news to share, including a new talk show. and should we mention, a new little granddaughter, ms. north west? we'll drag out details in a few moments. >> she is busy personally and professionally. first, let's go inside. natalie is standing by with the head lines of the morning. natalie, good morning again. >> good morning, matt and savannah. good morning, everyone. new details about what happened just before and after an asiana
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airliner crashed in san francisco on saturday. at least two people were killed. nbc's miguel almaguer is in san francisco. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning. the asiana airline says the pilot was trying to land at sfo for the first time. it appears the plane was too slow and too low. first responders said it was a miracle anyone survived. runway 28 left littered with wreckage, mangled debris and stories of survival. >> i felt i was dying. that was the moment. >> reporter: eugene rah says when the plane slammed into the ground, fear was in the air and silence filled the cabin. >> nobody was moving. there's no sound, nothing. >> reporter: but soon came the cries. flight 214 was packed with children. 13-year-old angelina andrigetto knows she narrowly escaped with her life. >> bad luck i was on that plane
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that crashed, good lucky survived. >> reporter: two fatalities of girls who were just 16. the victims, part of a group of children headed to a summer retreat in los angeles. >> our first response was there's no way there are any survivors on that airplane. >> reporter: but many of the passengers, not only escaped with their lives, but walked away. 53 injured, some critical, were treated at san francisco general. >> in your head, everything goes in slow motion, you don't believe it's happening. you don't know if you're going to be dead at the end of this slow motion or not. >> reporter: ben levi saw passengers with broken bones, burns and bruises. from the tarmac, he saw his plane go up in flames. are you surprised it wasn't worse? >> i am, yeah. i think it's a miracle. again, if that plane didn't stay on, we would not be here. >> reporter: today the san mateo county coroner's office is investigating whether one of the two victims would have survived the crash buts with killed by an
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emergency vehicle. six remain in critical condition. natalie? >> miguel al ga mare in san francisco. thank you. canadian officials expect the death toll to rise in eastern quebec where a train derailment claimed at least five lines. fire balls destroyed 30 buil buildings, dozens unaccounted for this morning. the wife of john kerry is in critical condition this morning. teresa heinz kerry was airlifted after being rushed to nantucket island with an unspecified medical condition. eliot spitzer is reentering politics with a run for new york city controller. the democrat stepped down in 2008 over prostitution scandal. spitzer said last night that he wants voters to know he is asking their forgiveness. an accident caught on tape this morning looks much worse than it was. police near melbourne, australia say an elderly driver hit another car while backing up, then panicked and lurched
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forward through a supermarket window. about 20 people were in the store, but nobody required a trip to the hospital. and there were more -- there was more attention than usual on the first day of the running of the bulls in spain. only four people were hurt while sprinting alongside the bulls as part of the annual test of courage. but one bull suddenly turned to face the runners, looking like it might make a charge before then heading back into the bull ring. fortunately, nobody got gored. and what started as a peaceful encounter with a whale left a surfer knocked unconscious this weekend at a beach in australia. he remembers paddling close to the whale, then getting hit by a massive tail. >> i just remember this magnificent whale just slowly coming to the right of me and coming for another look. and you know? and i just kind of felt like talking to it like a dog, you know, or animal, like hey, you know? that was it. maybe it was giving me a high-five, i don't know. >> the surfer was rescued and
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taken to the hospital with only minor injuries. and yes, now he has a whale of a tale to tell. 8:05. back outside to matt and savannah. quite a story he has. >> you couldn't resist the pun. >> i couldn't. i had to. >> here, do you want to try it on? is. >> sure. happy to. go ahead, you throw to stephanie. >> stephanie, over to you. >> those look good on you, matt. i'm liking that look on you, matt. these people are celebrating 40 years of marriage. cathy, what's the trick? >> holding hands. >> and rubies are the traditional gift after 40 years. >> that's right. what. >> are you going to give her? >> rubies. >> very nice. let's take you down into raleigh, pick city for the day today. maybe you're celebratingown to raleigh to our pick city for the day today. maybe you are celebrating an anniversary here. we'll see highs around 90. that's average. scattered showers will be the story in the south, northeast and midwest and into the plains. a lot of us will see that rain. the severe weather through the
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northern tier of the country. now, it's time to look at what's happening outside your door. >> i'm amelia segal in for tom kierein. partly sunny skies across the area right now. we're at 75 degrees. around noon we're mainly dry. still seeing that mix of clouds and sun. 84 for a high temperature this afternoon. into the afternoon hours, scattered showers are likely with isolated thunderstorms that hit and miss activity. for tomorrow, just a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm. and we have meredith on the plaza, literally, this is meredith, future host of the "today" show. you want to give it a try here? >> back to matt and savannah. >> beautiful. >> very nice. coming up, in trending, how would you like to be andy murray this morning? he's the wimbledon champion, and he ended a 77-year drought for british men. we'll talk to him live. then, we will catch up with kris jenner, her new talk show, "all things kardashian" coming up in a few moments. >> and justin bieber's mom,
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supporters, you almost forgot to hug your mom. what happened? >> yeah, she -- so i went up into the box where all friends and family were sitting, but my mom wasn't sitting there, a few rows back, and i've got no idea where everyone is. but, yeah, i pretty much left her out. >> aw. >> so i heard her screaming to me to come back when i was on my way down. so i saw her in the end. >> well, she wanted a hug. fair to say the whole crowd wanted a hug. to call this a win in straight sets does not tell the story. it was incredibly hard-fought. there were those tense moments, especially in the last game. can you tell us what was going through your mind, what was your inner dialogue? and we're ready to bleep it out, if necessary. >> yeah, i mean, it was actually okay before i went to serve for the match, and then i went up 4-2-0, so feeling pretty calm and confident with three serves to come that i would be able to close out. and then i just started
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panicking, basically, when he got back into it and had break points. and it was a crazy last game. >> well british prime minister david cameron tweeted right after your win, it was a privilege to watch andy making history at wimbledon, and making britain proud. of course, it's been 77 years, andy, a fact that you kept hearing over and over again as i'm sure you know. so what was it like to finally hold that trophy in your hands and hold it up you to that crowd in front of the home stand? >> it was amazing. i didn't want to let go of it. it's been a lot of years since, you know, any brits have won there. and i've been reminded of that most days of my life for the last five or six years. so to finally get to do it was great. and i just hope it's not that long again. >> you've had quite a year when it comes right down to it. the gold medal in the olympics. last year the u.s. open. now you come across the pond as people like to say, the u.s. open is later this summer. can you describe your level of confidence coming into that
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tournament? >> well, i mean, i feel good just now with what happened yesterday, but, you know, a couple months is, you know, a long time in sport. so, you know, i'll just -- i'll try and get myself ready for that. it will be the first time ever for me defending a grand slam title. so it's a new experience for me. and i look forward to it. >> andy, was there any celebrating last night, or did you get no sleep? i would imagine after coming off that high, probably hard to get to sleep. >> yeah. well, they have the champions' dinner yesterday, so went to do that, and that finished around 2:00 in the morning. and then got back home around 3:00. so i'm going to go out for dinner with all my friends and family and people i work with tonight when i'm finished, all the various media commitments, and look forward to that. >> well, andy, was it hard to sleep because you kept running into the trophy, you know, where you're sleeping next to it,
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hugging it all night? >> i wasn't -- maybe the trophy will get lucky tonight. might sleep with the trophy tonight. we'll see. >> hey, listen, congratulations from us. and i'm sure a big thank you from all of great britain, andy. well-done. congratulations. >> thank you. >> a couple months at the u.s. open. speaking of wimbledon, did you catch this, trending on e, as we all know, andy murray won. but women everywhere also won with a look at this. a little bromance, bradley cooper and gerard butler snapping selfies and chatting during the men's final. in nearly matching suits and sunglasses, the actors immediately set off speculation about a possible new movie together. cooper and butler became friends three years ago when presented an award during oscars. they love tennis, long walks on the beach -- >> and to shop together, apparently, as well. look great in matching suits. also trending in the "wall
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street journal" today, may be despicable, but left the lone ranger in their dust. the animated movie "despicable me 2" trounced the can competition in the box office opening with $142 million, one of the best showings ever for an animated film. "the lone ranger" cost $250 million to make, but earned less than $50 million in its opening weekend. that is just the latest movie to bomb this summer. joining the channing tatum, jamie foxx thriller, "white house down" and will smith's "after earth" among hollywood's flops. >> hard to make money in movies. not an exact science. >> and steven spielberg and george lucas tell you it's a tough business. >> it is. trending on the website of "usa today" fair to say not exactly sweater weather in most of the country, but bill cosby is asking us to think about sweaters anyway. dr. cliff hugsable was known as
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his array of sweaters. and now cosby wants you to vote for your favorite on his website. it's like an ncaa bracket. 32 knits battling it out for top honors in categories that include arguiles, cashmeres, cardigans and pullovers. and the winning sweater will be crowned the champion stitch. >> can i just say i loved that show, loved his character. he had some ugly sweaters, though. there were some bad sweaters. >> really championship ugly sweaters. >> right. finally trending on yahoo! the stones keep on rolling. mick jagger, keith richards, wood and watts return to hide park saturday, the first time in 44 years. a triumphant concert to honor the band's past. ♪ >> all right. i may kind of a little fan of the rolling stones. in addition to its only rock and
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roll, the stones wowed with midnight rambler and satisfaction. rave reviews. some called it stunning and charismatic. >> that was just matt lauer. >> saw them at the barkley center, fantastic. timeless. by the way, mick jagger turns 70 later this month. >> that is stunning. >> that is amazing. and that is what's trending today. you know what else is always trending? the kardashian family. viewers get a taste of their lives on e's keeping up with the kardashians. now the family's matriarch, kris jenner, ready to show a different side of herself on her very own talk show. >> well, imagine that. things are about to get interesting. hi, i'm kris jenner. and i'm a mom with a pretty active family. when we're all just hanging out, that's my favorite time. lots of laughs, great conversation, and i thought that would make for a great talk show. >> and it just may. the show is called "kris" and debuts next monday.
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good morning. good to see you. welcome back. you were here a couple weeks ago. >> thank you. my home away from home. >> this show debuts when there is a lot of attention to your family. are you willing to be the beneficiary of that? >> i think we show so much of our lives on tv anyway, you're just going to see other sides to all of us. including the kids who will be on from time to time. so -- >> has there been a meeting, a preproduction meeting, where you guys have sat down and said, where will the line be on this talk show? as you mentioned, it's almost -- there is no line, really, on the reality show. >> i know. >> but when you sit down to do a talk show, have you said, okay, family will be included here, won't be included? what is the line? >> well, i think what you have to remember is our show, "keeping up" is 44 minutes an hour without commercials. and you see stuff that's been maybe a couple months ago, a month ago, in the middle of taping season eight right now. my show is going to be ultimately day and day. you're going to hear what's going on right now, very fresh,
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in the moment. and there really hasn't been a discussion about a life. >> it is hard to launch a talk show. i don't have to tell you that. there have been a lot of great names who have launched talk shows the last several years and didn't make it out of season one. >> right. >> you've got a tool at your disposal and i want to know right now if you're willing to use it. >> yes. >> are there plans in the first week of this show to reveal either photos of the new granddaughter, north, or perhaps a walk-on from kim, kanye and north? >> well, that's ambitious. that would be fun. i think you're going to have to wait and see and tune in. i'm not sure exactly what's going to happen. >> would you tell me right now, it will not happen, that you will not be showing the first time baby photos of north on the first week of your show? >> i won't tell you it won't happen. >> oh. >> give you something to think about. >> okay. >> yeah. you never know who is going to show up. >> talk shows depend on interviewing. >> yes. >> the skill of the host in interviewing is integral to the
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part -- to the success of the show. >> right. >> what's your style? >> well, my style is more of a lifestyle show. my style is more -- >> but you're going to be interviewing people, as well, aren't you? >> yeah, there will be some celebrity interviews, but i'm going to start out with a different co host every single day. so i'm going to have people on like kathie lee gifford and ryan seacrest and diddy and mario lopez, and maria munoz and nene leakes and names like that that will co host the first 15 minutes to half hour. and then i want to do a lot of segment about lifestyle. so fashion and beauty and fitness and food, and there's so many things that people haven't seen, you know, that side of me that i love and am passionate about. >> but when you sit down with a celebrity and do an interview, are you going to ask the personal questions, i mean the really personal questions about scandals and intrigue and things like that? >> absolutely we'll go there. that's what my personality is. i think that i'm a., very -- i want to know. i'm like a sponge, i'm very nosey too. so i have no problem asking
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those crazy questions. because i think for all these years, last eight years, everybody has been asking. so i've definitely honed my skill on all of you guys. >> i know that's true. i was reading where kanye basically said this baby is not -- it's his baby, not america's baby. >> right. >> i'm thinking about those last eight years. and in many ways, your children have become america's children. any regrets on that? >> you know, i don't really have any regrets. i think that it's been such a great journey for us, i think kendell and kiely, we have seen them grow up on television. and for the first five years they were going to school so they were on it in limited access. and now a lot more, because their home-schooled. but i think that the viewer that has invested in kind of watching our family grow, and we've grown. we started out with just us. and then we added baby daddies and babies and grandchildren. and it's certainly been a lot of fun to do. >> well, the show, as mentioned, debuts on monday. >> monday, july 15th on fox. >> and which day will we see the baby pictures? >> oh, i don't know.
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i don't know you'll have to keep tuning in, day after day. >> tweet me. send me an e-mail or something. >> i'll show you my phone. >> i can look at the photos on your phone? >> you can look at one. >> deal. >> she's going to stick around and talk to kathie lee and hoda. >> i'm going come look at the picture too. thanks. we have told you about the advantages of the new 3-d printing technology. now it has become so sophisticated, they're being used to assist surgeons in operating rooms around the world. with that story, here's nbc's kevin tibbles. >> reporter: hot off the printer. the 3-d printer. everything from auto parts to animated film characters to art. and now a way to save your life. >> using this technology, we can design and print a rip replica of any part of your body. >> reporter: and at the university of michigan, that's exactly what they're doing. >> the device is game-changing. this gives us an opportunity to do something for children that
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otherwise would have no other options. >> reporter: when 1 1/2-year-old kiba was born, his family was faced with devastating news. >> not knowing if we were going to take him home or having to bury him, it's kind of hard. >> reporter: kiba was diagnosed with a rare condition. his trachea, or windpipe, was flattened and weak, making it impossible for him to breathe. he had already gone into cardiac arrest several times. >> if you look at it from the side, you can see it's quite narrow. >> it's collapsed. >> there is really nothing surgically we had to offer at that point for him. >> reporter: nothing until engineers using a 3-d printser created a custom-made splint they hoped to open his airway. >> it all sort of started with this. but what is this made of? >> so this is made out of a polymer or plastic called poly
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capperla capperlacktone. >> reporter: the process can layer by layer create the platform on which to regrow a new ear or nose or child's windpipe. >> so it's like a treasure hunt. >> yes, it's like playing in a sand box. you can see, we can build a variety of different things. >> reporter: with his 3-d splint implanted, kiba was finally able to take his first full breath. >> it was really amazing. his lung, which had been totally collapsed, instantly started inflating. it was pretty striking. >> reporter: as an added bonus, over time, this high-tech splint will simply dissolve, as kiba becomes older and stronger. >> we would like him to do everything that every little kid should deserve to do. >> climb a tree, ride a bike? >> climb a tree, ride a bike, everything. >> reporter: a shot at a long, healthy future, for one very special young boy. and a giant step into the future for modern medicine. for "today," kevin tibbles, nbc news, ann arbor, michigan. >> cute story. very cute. kris jenner showed me a picture
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of baby north. she didn't realize i was wearing google glasses. i got it. >> okay. exclusive coming up. we'll sit down with justin bieber's mom, patty mallette, to talk about her son and struggles of being a teen. >> and bear grills here as well. teen. >> good morning. 8:26 on this monday, july 8th. a mother will appear in a virginia courtroom to face charges of leaving her 8-month-old son in a hot car. they say she accidentally left her son in a car for six hours while working in arlington on
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friday. the baby was pronounced dead and
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good monday morning. i'm amelia segal. temperatures right now in the low to mid 70s. washington coming in at 75 degrees. working our way through the day, a muggy 88 degrees with partly sunny skies on into the afternoon hours and getting into the afternoon hours some scattered showers and a few
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isolated thunderstorms are likely. danella, how's traffic? >> right now i'm watching a water main break that's blocking all of your lanes on jones mill road. it's closed between flushing meadow terrace and black chestnut lane. you want to use connecticut avenue instead. over to the beltway, an accident blocking the right lane. still just a bit slow as you travel between the interchange and braddock road.
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♪ you pick me up when i fall 8:30 now on this monday morning, it is the 8th of july, 2013. if you like hot and muggy weather, boy, do we have the
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place for you. rockefeller plaza, new york city. it's been hot all along the east coast. but a nice weekend to get out and about. and people are here, stretching it into a monday. >> actually got a bit of a cool breeze right now for the first time this morning. >> pretty good. >> good morning, i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer, natalie morales and willie geist. justin bieber's mom, patty mallette, is here, with a book that tells with her struggles, and we'll talk to her about her own teen is doing, the one and only, justin bieber. >> also bear grylls with thus morning, a brand new show coming to nbc where he puts people in incredible situations, and challenges them to test their limits. we're going to talk to bear about that and some everyday survival skills to help new your life. all right. also, dowdle on old family fights or do all those worries about your kids keep you up at night? coming, expert advice as well. you may wonder is this normal.
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we'll answer your questions, put some of the stresses into perspective. >> we're going to tell you if you're normal. coming up. how is that? >> why are we -- >> no. >> it takes one to know one, right? we want to tell but a you about a competition we are building in honor of the movie "turbo" which opens july 17th. it is going to be an epic race of snails. and here to tell us more about it, needs no introduction, indy winner. you were a consultant on the film? sounds like they took these racing scenes very seriously. >> yeah, they really did. my job was to help them make it as realistic as possible. so we went into all these tiny details about very odd questions like what would g gs-forces or 3-gs feel like to a snail. all these odd questions. that was my job. and then all these racing scenes, and it was really a lot of fun to work with guys on it. >> this is weird.
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i don't know whether it's we haven't used deodorant or you haven't. let's move in. as we show one of the snails. you're going to tell us -- or we're going to tell you about this race that's going to happen tomorrow. and it's very complicated. we're going to have snail teams, each of us is going to team up with the snail, and then based on a game of skee-ball, here on the plaza, how we do in that skee-ball game is going to determine how fast our snails scale this wall behind me. is that right so far? >> that's right so far. but i really think you guys -- i hate to say it, it's for nothing, because i think turbo is going to win. >> that's because ryan reynolds is actually going to be here, being turbo. so he might win. >> yeah. >> let's make sure we understand. i'm going to team up with a snail called smooth move. savannah paired with charismatic snail. ryan -- >> whiplash. >> that's right, whiplash. ryan reynolds with turbo.
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natalie, you've got skidmark. why do they call it skidmark? >> i don't know. because i leave a big tread. >> and willie, you're with the sly and sassy snail named burn. so we want you to go to twitter and tweet your favorite snail. and that will have some impact as to who gets an advantage tomorrow morning. there are are the hash tags in front of you. >> turbo, sorry, guys. >> really? have you ever seen skidmark? >> i've seen the movie. >> thank you so much. we should mention, "turbo" opens july 17th. >> a lot to get to now. let us go over. where is ms. stephanie abrams? >> i'm right over here on the other side of the plaza. ginger joining me from tennessee will teach us how to say y'all, a southern thing, right? >> it is a very southern thing. and it's all in the drawl, and you just say y'all. >> it's in the drawl of y'all. did i do that right? >> the trawl drawl of y'all. y'all. >> it's in the draw of y'all.
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>> here's a look at your forecast. we'll have a look at where we'll see the weather into the south where we will see thunderstorms and also through the northern tier we'll see severe weather and as we head into the day tomorrow, all of that severe weather is going to be headed eastbound. watch it there into the midwest. the only good thing is that it is going to cool us off a little bit here. we're celebrate birthdays on the plaza. >> my baby boys will be nine for one day tomorrow. >> let's take a look at what's happening outside your door. >> i'm storm team 4 meteorologist amelia segal in for tom kierein. temperatures right now in the low to mid 70s. washington at 75 degrees. and hazy sunshine generally across the area. for the morning hours we'll be mainly dry. this afternoon still looking at a cloud/sun mix but some scattered showers are likely and a few isolated thunderstorms. muggy today with a high temperature of 88. for tomorrow want your forecast 24 hours a day, you'll
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you have to do is go to weather.com to find out if your hair is blowing around. these guys are nice enough to help. fix me up here. we're going to celebrate some more birthdays now with willard. good morning, willard. >> everybody loves a birthday party, especially isador app applebaum, 100 years old today. every day before bed, he loves a scotch. how sweet it is. ada, 103 years old today ada jordan from new jersey. and she, my dear friends, loves to get dressed up. she is a million-dollar baby. how about that? everybody loves marvin. marvin serviss from thousand oaks, california.
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100 years old today, served under general patton. general patton could really lay them out. god love the general. >> josephine tyson is 100 years old today. guess where she's from? she is from washington, d.c. that's where we are. and she loves soap operas. i bet she loves soap opera radio. our gal sunday. i used to listen when i was a kid, 100 years ago. oh, it's sweet violins, anniversary time from south dakota. we have alvin and ruby pederson, married 75 years and they say one of the secrets to a happy marriage, dancing, morning, noon and night. can't beat that. mary jenkiewicz from north carolina. and she loves smucker's. that's it, that's all from washington at this time now. back to new york.
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>> all right, willard, thank you so much. coming up next, bear grylls is here to tell bus his new show, and his survival guide for life. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ we're back now at 8:39 with famed survivalist and adventurer, bear grylls, hosting a new reality competition on nbc called "get out alive" and a brand-new book, "survival guide for life." bear, good to see you. always fun to have you here, especially when you don't have worms or grubs or anything in your pockets to share with me. >> i was going to say, you scrub up well. last time i saw you, you were in full mountaineering gear in a snow cave at 12,000 feet. i didn't know you wore a suit. >> in switzerland. it was cool. this show, i was reading last night, although it is an adventure competition type show, it's not about who finishes
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first. >> no. it's get out alive is not kind of a test of physical fitness and who is the best and the strongest. it's a much more character factory. and the wild revealing character. and, you know, i'm looking for people's journey and their growth and their effort. and all their kind of qualities that really help people survive. which is as much about humility and determination as it is about knowing everything. because these guys didn't know everything. >> so, wait. in other words, you put a team on the edge of a cliff, and it's not who gets to the top of that first. it's who shows the most determination and character and grit in achieving the goal. >> totally. and there were couples, so it was father/son, mother/daughter, best friends, loved ones and i wanted to see those helping the weakest, carrying each other's packs. that's what this whole "get out alive" is about. sometimes you need to push people to see what they're really made. >> as we are looking at the footage, it's clear, you shot this in a stunning location, south island of new zealand.
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talk about some of the challenges. what did you put in front of these people? >> well, new zealand was great, because we had such a variety of terrain. and you've been there. you know what it's like. we have the high mountains and glaciers and rain forests and crazy weather. and you know, the whole series about putting people under the squeeze and seeing what they're made. and some people crumble and some people thrive. and i always said, don't impress me with your words, impress me with your actions. and sometimes you need to take people big places like that to see that. >> if we can rerack that last tape, i want to get to that. if you look at some of the terrain you place these people on, the edge of a cliff, glacier, icy-cold river. there is one thing called entertainment, another thing called sheer danger. and as you're producing a show like this, how do you draw the line about what you can and can't have these people do? >> well, it's a balance. and i think the journeys grow. and at the start, they were, okay. and as these guys learn their skills and i could see they were capable of it, we extended the journey, pushed them a little
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bit more. but i said to them at the start, listen, you're coming to a big boys' playground, big boys' rules, i'm not going to mother you. i'm going to be with you. i'm going to back away. i'm going to see you how to do this. and that really was the appeal of the whole series, seeing these people who didn't know it all learn fast. and when you have to learn, you do. or you die. >> which is a little bit like playing off the book you have just written, as well. it's about these survival skills and how to make it in life. and i would imagine it would have been great if they could have read that book before they took off on this journey. >> well, the book is all about just lessons i've learned about life and by getting stuff wrong is the honest answer. but there are lessons from everest and my military time and how to come alive in the big moments and get your goals and not listen to the dream-stealers. and be enthusiastic and all that kind of good stuff about not giving up when it's -- you know, smiling when it's raining. and all of this stuff we know, common sense, but nobody teaches in school. >> sounds great. the show sounds great, as well.
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bear, good to see you, as always. >> matt, pleasure. >> pleasure. you can catch the series premier of "get out alive" with bear grylls tonight, 9:00, 8:00 central time right here on nbc. up next, justin bieber's mom, patty mallette, with a message for teenagers. ♪
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come in now for the best offers of the model year. ♪ justin bieber is a sensation, of course. hit albums and 40 million twitter followers around the world. ♪ ♪ all around the world >> well, the 19-year-old owes much of his success to his mother, patty mallette. she hosted youtube videos of justin singing which caught the eye of music heavy weights years ago. but patty's life has not been without its own challenges and she wrote about them in her
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book, "nowhere but up" and is now releasing a new edition for teenagers. good to see you. welcome. >> thank you. >> so your book is searingly honest. now you've written a vision for teens. why do you feel like teens will listen? i mean, i'm thinking about most teenagers don't want to listen to any adults. >> right. i think teenagers definitely, you know -- they don't always want to listen to their parents. but i think other adults sometimes they'll give an ear to. i know for me other adults would come into my life and speak to me. and then there's, you know, over 2 million twitter followers that call me mom and ask me these tough questions and they want to know. so i thought it was just a perfect opportunity. >> do you feel like a lot of those kids relate to you because they know of you as justin's mom. you say they call you mom. do you think that gives you access to them in a way that maybe others don't have? >> yeah, i think that i'm in a really unique position, you know? it's kind of like a bridge where the moms want to -- want to talk to me, because they want to know, hey, i'm a single mom too, and they can relate to that
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aspect. and how do i talk to my teenager. and then there's the teenagers that say i can't talk to my mom, but you're a young mom and i want to talk to you. so it's kind of like i say, parents listen to your kids. kids listen to your parents. >> the book is very, very honest, as i mentioned. and you have gone through some tough times in your life. how much of that were you able to put in this version tore teens? because you've talked about your struggles with drug abuse, the fact that you had sexual abuse from a very young age. i mean, do you include that in this book? >> i do. i think, you know, teenagers today know more than we think they do. i think that they're -- they unfortunately experience more than we want them to. and i wanted to be really raw and honest. there's some rougher details that i leave out. but i really wanted to make it age-appropriate. but i also had, like, you know, statistics and discussion questions and things they can use to maybe go through with a parent or friend or something like that. >> well, let's talk about justin. of course, he's got some new
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music coming out soon, right? >> uh-huh. >> and there has been some uncharacteristic behavior from him, something we're not used to. always been such a good kid and now we see stories about him getting into a fight with a neighbor or paparazzi. some -- driving too fast. do you worry about him? do you feel like, gosh, is he going through a troubled time in his own life? >> well, i think as parents we all worry about our kids, whether they're going off to college, you know, whatever -- whatever situation they're in. and i think at a certain age, the parenting style changes. and he's always been such a strong-willed child, you know. i talk about that. even in the story. and how i think i mentioned last time, his teachers would say "i have 30 students and 1. when justin is good the whole class is good, when justin is bad, the whole class is bad." but he had these amazing teachers and principals who would pull him aside and say "you know what, justin, you're a leader." and they would just, you know,
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take away the negative and focus on him being a leader. and he would come home and say, "mom, i'm a leader." and that's what i want to share with these teenagers. >> is there anything about what he's doing now, who he is hanging out with, that causes you certain, that you feel something other than just typical teenager growing pains? >> of course. you know, i -- i talk to justin. you know, i text him and call him every day. as much as you can with an adult child that doesn't live with you. and he knows what i think. he knows -- we talk. and he knows what i think. and, you know, it's -- it's stuff that obviously i can't share with the whole world. but we definitely talk. >> he still listens to mom. >> i hope i'm still a big voice in his ear, yes. >> well i know you've got a lot of listeners, 2 million twitter followers for patty mallette, alone. the book is "nowhere but up." appreciate having you here. >> thank you so much. coming up next, we talk
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about some common worries, people ask is it normal to do this or that. dr. gail saltz will be here. she'll tell us if we're normal. first, this is "today" on nbc. good morning! wow.
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>> that's right. psychiatrist gail saltz is here to help us sort it out. gail, good morning. >> good morning. >> can we define normal? >> i think the best way to define it is if you have a mood or behavior or something that is causing dysfunction, real dysfunction, in work, in relationships, in your ability to be in the world, then that we would say is abnormal. >> okay. >> but otherwise, lots of things. lots of things that people are concerned about really are normal. >> well, we put the call out to our viewers. and got some letters. one person wrote, is it normal to keep thinking about the argument i had with my once very close younger sister. on june 22, we had a talk about things and she started yelling at me so i stood up and left. i'm so hurt over this, i'm on the verge of tears every day. is that normal? >> what do you guys think? >> i think the everyday is the problem. if from time to time you think about it and you're on the verge of tears, fine. but every day? >> this is normal. it's called resume nation. which comes from the term ruminating, a cow that chews its cudd over and over again but
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doesn't swallow. a thought you have about something in the past that upset you that you think about over and over again and can't stop. you both probably do it. >> i call it obsessing. >> women ruminate more than men and it's normal and often unproductive. but -- >> until when? >> some people do it enough that it does cause depression. before it's depression, it's still normal. what you can do, however, is make a list of what you can do about your situation and then every time you ruminate, do something distracting that is positive like going for a run or listen to music to break the cycle. >> pam from spokane, washington out on the plaza with a question. hi, pam. good morning. >> good morning, gail. i'm wondering, is it normal to laugh hysterically at a funeral? >> well, actually, pam, it is normal. it's strange and people don't like it, but it's normal. the reason is, the people do laugh at funerals is because thinking about death and mortality is very
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anxiety-producing. and when some people get really anxious, they laugh. and then the more it feels like an inappropriate reaction, the more they laugh. because the more anxious they are getting. >> cue the mary tyler moore tape. >> exactly, exactly. so the -- obviously you don't really want to laugh at a funeral. so if that's happening, you can do something else to try to relieve your anxiety. taking slow, deep breaths. sometimes actually biting the insides of your cheeks actually -- something that sort of pings you that is like a stress-reliever. >> or think about that fight you had with your younger sister that makes you cry every day. >> i wouldn't advise that. >> here's another letter from a viewer. the love of my life left me two years ago for another woman. i can't seem to get over this and move on. all i do is cry over him. i feel as if i'm not good enough and will be alone forever. i feel as if there is nothing left in life. i don't know what to do. two years is a long time. >> a long time. >> at this level of upset. >> it is. and here's the thing. two years of thinking some time,
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some day about the person you miss or anger you feel at being left is normal. but when life doesn't hold anything for you any longer, then i start to think about depression. so if this person is thinking about it all of the time, crying a lot, if they can't sleep, if they haven't been able to move on with other relationships at all, and they're not functioning in life, that's depression. >> why is that not ruminating? why is that different from the first one? >> other symptoms besides thinking about it. >> oh, okay. >> so if you're not able to function and move on with a relationship, if you're not doing well in work and that is depression. and let me say, that can occur from a break-up. >> finally, gail, is matt normal? oh, we're out of time. >> i'm sorry -- are you sure? >> it's a quick answer. >> no time for that. >> back after your local news. that. >> we're back after your local news.
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8:56 is your time on this monday, july 8th. i'm eun yang. police in the district are trying to find a missing boy with autism. this is 7-year-old michael kingsbureking kingsbury. he wandered away from his home yesterday morning. police say he was last seen
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i'm storm team 4 meteorologist amelia segal in for tom kierein on this monday morning. temperatures in the 70s. washington already at 78 degrees. for the afternoon hours, some scattered showers and a few isolated thunderstorms are likely. a high temperature today of 88. danella, how's traffic? >> still checking on earlier water main break shutting down lanes on jones mill road between flushing meadow terrace. over to the beltway outer loop still just a bit slow. not terrible but
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♪ ♪ true love ♪ it must be true love nothing else will break my heart like true love ♪ ♪ welcome to "today" on this monday morning, july the 8th, 2013. a beautiful day outside. inside studio 1-a, i'm willie geist along with natalie morales. al has the day off. >> did you have a good 4th?
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>> i was here. so it was fantastic. >> i know. >> i was here -- no, it was a great thing. i was here serving the shareholders of comcast, which is the greatest thing a man can do. >> thank you, willie geist. >> there it is. how was chicago? >> great. after we spent -- i guess a month ago there, there just briefly for your show. a great place to bring the kids and experience it and see the sights and do everything. so we did. here is at -- navy pier on the ferris wheel. and we also did a little shed aquarium. >> isn't that amazing, shed aquarium? >> the ray exhibit so much fun. lake michigan, paddle boarding, the kids had a blast, the water was great. and we had a great time. we even went to a cubs game, fourth row in, fantastic. >> oh, my gosh. >> soriano, two home runs against the pirates. so i think overall, huge success. >> you just touched every base. >> i think so. almost every base.
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home run for sure. >> good. we're glad to have you back. news to cover this morning. that plane crash in san francisco, asiana airlines 214 at sfo, the international airport there, still a lot of questions surrounding it. the man at the controls, we know, was attempting his first landing of a 777 at that airport. he had only 43 hours on the boeing 777, but nearly 10,000 hours on other air crafts. >> still unclear what the exact reason wasp. it seems like the flight was coming in low and slow, according to ntsb officials. so whether or not the pilot's inexperience on that aircraft, i think is still a question. but we did hear from an ntsb spokesperson earlier and she said that's all being weighed in, of course. but he did have a lot of flight hours on the 747. >> right. >> and a lot of other aircraft. >> i was talking to a pit expert this morning who said the 43 number while sounds shocking, only 43 hours in the plane, shouldn't think too much about
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that, because he's had 10,000 hours total at the helm of similar planes and did a lot of work in simulators. so if this was, in fact, pilot error, there was no real excuse. the inexperience shouldn't have come into play. but you look at these pictures. and the fact that only -- >> two people. >> two people died. and we mourn the loss of two 16-year-old girls who were coming from china to study in the united states -- >> exchange program here. >> reports that maybe one of them was actually run over by an emergency vehicle? >> i can't even imagine. >> which is just horrible. >> horrific. >> but perhaps as few then as one person dying in a crash just speaks to the level of safety and perhaps the level of miracle that all these people got out. >> absolutely. you see the break-apart of that plane and the fire on the runway, and it is remarkable when you think about that. but asiana airline did release a statement saying asiana airlines is currently investigating the cause of the accident and will cooperate with government officials. >> we know the ntsb is looking into this. we'll hear a lot more about that story coming up. some lighter fare to tell you about.
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eliot spitzer. >> yes. >> here in new york city. jumping back -- >> former governor of new york. >> announced he's going to run for new york city comptroller, keeping an eye on the finances in the city. resigned five years ago in 2008 after it was revealed he was a client of an exclusive prostitution ring. >> no one can forget client number nine, right? >> client number nine in the black socks no question about that. he's got until midnight thursday to collect about 3,000, 4,000 signatures, which he shouldn't have a problem doing. he told the "new york post", i hope people forgive me and give me a second chance. we'll let you read along the headlines. >> this decision coupled with that of anthony weiner is gold and the full employment act for "new york post" headline writou can expect a lot more of those headlines. i guess begs the question, can people forgive and forget something like that? and i guess we'll have to wait and see how voters, you know,
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all comes down to how they -- if they show up at the polls and vote him in. >> i think there is no question that spitzer looked at the way anthony weiner has handled his problem -- >> and mark sanford in north carolina, as well. >> that anthony weiner could reentreprener reenter the frey and be competitive in the mayoral race and take it head-on, talk about what he did, why he did it, ask for forgiveness. we'll see if he becomes mayor. but either way, he has done better than a lot of people thought he would. >> certainly the front-runner, now, according to the latest polls. >> along with christine quinn. i think -- >> i think everybody loves a good comeback story. it will be interesting to see where this goes from here. >> yes, it will. >> we'll be watching and reporting a lot of the . >> so will the "new york post." this next story hits home. >> something we can all relate to. >> the pain of parenthood. the stir website has ranked seven common children's toys according to what's most painful
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to step on. >> they did the research. >> scientific research. >> here's the deal. stepping on a metal jack is the big winner. 10 out of 10. >> i'm surprised, because actually these are plastic jacks. kind of terrible. but when was the last time you played with jacks? >> never. last time was never. >> i think my kids got some at a birthday party as a goody bag gift and i think they actually played with them. and i think i did step on one then. i would give it a 10 out of 10 as well. >> that would be painful. >> this is something i know very well. i step on one of these just about every day. stir gave it a 7 out of 10 on the pain scale. i'd say it's higher than that. >> yeah, that's an 8. >> i have had them embedded in place. >> you know what they'll do until you step on it -- sticks on your foot so you step a second time. crippling. >> double whammy. >> did you know that a stuffed toy actually got a 3 out of 10, because people think they have stepped on a family pet and freak out. >> i think, yeah, especially if it squeals when you step on it. wait, that wasn't my cat lexi, was it? okay. >> so what's your worst?
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>> my worst, actually, is not a toy. but feeding luke once when he was a toddler in his terrible s. he took his fork and was like no, i don't want that. i actually had the fork impaled. >> oh! >> i had tine marks in my face. >> you had a fork sticking out of your face? that's unbelievable. >> pelted by a fork. bad. >> any photographs of that? >> no. thank goodness mary in makeup was able to cover -- what happened to you? you've got two little holes right here. i'm like,um, long story. >> i think that shows what kind of husband i am. wait, leave it in there. >> photographic evidence. >> just tweet it out immediately. >> what was your worst? >> my consistent worst are the figures my son george, 4 today, happy birthday. a soldier or woody from "toy story" lying on their back and the arms and legs up so you get
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a four-pronged stick into your foot. >> i'm surprised it's not on this list, stepping on a dirty diaper. have you ever done that? >> why is it on the floor? is the big question? >> it's painful -- sometimes you're changing them and forget and you're just like -- whoops? >> you change them and sort of throw them around the room? lying around the house? >> you know, sometimes you're just not quick to, you know -- just sitting there. >> sure. >> and you step in it? >> calls into question, i know -- no. just the squishiness factor. doesn't hurt. >> your beautiful home littered with dir dediapers. >> no diapers, no. >> another one couples deal with. a new study that found men get -- >> don't you love these studies we find out of who knows where? >> found men get sick of shopping after 26 minutes. >> what? >> women tire of shopping -- >> 26 minutes? >> usually after two hours. because they haven't found anything they like. not -- >> have you ever lasted 26 minutes? >> i was going to say -- >> shopping? >> i was going to say, that's a
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big number. >> i think two minutes is his max. >> i have to get out of there. >> start breaking into a sweat. >> i can't do it. that's why these stores have these great areas where the guys all sit and couches and chairs and magazines and now a lot of them put tvs up there. >> if they're smart, make it more like the espn zone and have it all set up, your beers and chips. >> and just kind of sit there and stare at each other. with our mouths open of the. >> i always feel bad when i'm at a store and see the dutiful husband sitting there, yes, honey, that looks nice. yeah, that looks nice. they're not even looking. >> your wife comes out like pretty woman, and wants the big reaction. and you're like it's great. go with that. let's get it, let's wrap this up. all right, let's get a check of the weather. stephanie abrams in for al this morning. keeping an eye on the forecast. hey, steph. >> hey, will. good morning. found some girls who brought the heat from texas. do you think you can take it back when you go home? >> yes. >> we appreciate that. we want to hit the tropics, though. we have a rought the heat from
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what were people looking for? >> definitely one of those scary stories that as soon as you hear, you want more details and information. and again, right now because we're in this age of cell phone cameras and things, people are capturing this footage on the frowned, these bystander videos, and bystander photos, people searching for those. there is a video on youtube this weekend that had over 3 million views that people were searching for. san francisco plane crash video was also a trending search. >> next one, big news over the weekend. over at wimbledon. andy murray won the first brit to do it in 77 years. but the search was actually for his girlfriend. is that right? >> that's right. kim sears. she is there at all of the big tournaments. and she was very emotional during the final and he ran up and kissed her right afterward. so this created this big spike. and interest -- how long have they been dating? dating since they were 18 or something like that. and he was asked afterwards in the press conference if they were going to get enged. >> get married already. >> and on the women's side,
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marion bartoli. >> 15th seed, and first grand slam win so any time you have an athlete like that, people are interested in their career and also some comments made by a bbc announcer that were disparaging about her appearance and she responded very gracefully that she didn't dream about becoming a model but did dream about winning wimbledon. >> take that you bbc commentator, i'll show you! i love that response. nigella lawson was also a big search, as well. we've heard about, you know, the scandal and the photos that we saw most recently. now it turns out her husband is filing for divorce. >> that's right. yeah, that was the story that sort of emerged over the weekend. and that -- this has sort of been in the conversation. a lot of discussion about this for a while now. and her husband even, you know -- he said in a statement that he was disappointed that she wasn't -- defending him and publicly. so when that statement along with sort of our interest in this ongoing saga is sort of continued to make spikes and searches. >> i was surprised to see "star
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wars" on this list. why "star wars"? >> there is a rannin fan culture on the web, creative culture. we think because there is a new book that had come out written by an american author and taking "star wars" reinterpreting it as shakespeare. >> what? >> very funny. some excerpts were released. and people were quoting it and talking about it online. >> feels like star wars always spikes for one reason or another. >> yeah. >> luke, i am your fathereth. >> very good. >> fathereth. >> okay. next is siberia, a new nbc show piqued interest as to whether or not it was a reality show or whether or not is it truly a scripted show. >> yeah, it's sort of an unconventional show. and it's sort of like "survivor" meets "the blair witch project" debuted last week and released online this weekend. so people were searching for it and didn't want to just know
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child's personal information. for children under the age of 13, websites need to notify parents directly and get their approval before they collect, use or disclose a child's personal information. starting today, facebook is rolling out its new graph search tool for more users. the new tool unveiled back in january is designed to make it easier to find people, places, photos and interests on the site. with graph search, you'll be able to find friends near you who like kayaking or maybe restaurants your friends like. office depot is launching a new anti bullying campaign, with the help of one direction. the chain is selling special one direction school supplies, and it's donating 15% of the sales to the office depot foundation for anti bullying education. consumer reports is out with some suggestions on what is probably the most expensive liquid in your home. it is the ink in your printer. so expensive per ounce, you might call it black gold. consumer reports says most
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weather. good morning. it's 9:26 on this monday, july 8th. i'm aaron gilchrist. police in the district are trying to find a missing boy who as autism. this is 7-year-old michael kingsbury. his family told investigators that he wandered away from their home on west virginia avenue in northeast yesterday morning. he's 4'3" and weighs 60 pounds
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good monday morning to you. i'm amelia segal. temperatures right now mid to upper 70s with hazy sunshine across the area. partly sunny this afternoon with
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some scattered showers and a few isolated thunderstorms likely. muggy today. a high of 88. the chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon. high of 90. >> keeping an eye on jones mill road shut down because of a water main break. your closure is between flushing meadow terrace and black chestnut lane. use connecticut avenue instead. 66 east and westbound as you make your commute this morning nice and clear heading eastbound 15 min
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welcome back to "today" on this monday morning, it is july 8th, 2013. warming up outside on the plaza. inside studio 1-a, i'm willie geist along with natalie morales. al has the morning off. coming up this half hour, fresh off the "fast & furious" mega franchise, michelle rodriguez now going full throttle into her new animated movie, "turbo."
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>> i like that she coordinated her outfit with the set perfectly. doesn't she look great? >> she does. have you ever cried at work? is there a difference if a man does it or woman does it? we're going to take a look at emotions in the workplace. and we're going to find out what you all think. then the six cutting-edge gadgets you need to make life in the kitchen easier. some as expensive as 5 bucks. we get in the kitchen and put them to the test. but first, a check of the weather from stephanie abrams in for al today. stephanie. >> good to see you guys, as always. we're going to start off with what you are going to see today. and unfortunately, there is a chance for severe weather through the northern plains. we cou chance for severe weather through the northern plains. we could see hail, damaging winds and you can't rule out tornadoes. otherwise, the heat is starting to taper off a little bit here into the northeast. still the humidity is out there. it still feels hot. heading into the day tomorrow, our system in the plains is going to move deeper into the midwest. the only good thing about this is it's going to cool off our
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temperatures. we'll see them in minnesota dropping from the 90s down into the 80s. now here's a look at what's happening outside your door. >> good monday morning to you. i'm storm team meteorologist amelia segal in for tom kierein. hazy sunshine across the area and temperatures generally in the mid to upper 70s. a high this afternoon of 88 degrees. muggy throughout the day. for the afternoon hours, some scattered showers are likely and a few isolated thunderstorms as well. for tomorrow afternoon, there's a chance of a shower or thunderstorm. high of 90. chance of a shower or thunderstorm on wednesday it's here across the country and nolt natalie and willie also on-screen. >> nice segue. >> the actress who clearly has a need for speed. michelle rodriguez has been in a lot of tough girl roles, and in the crazy successful "fast & furious" films. >> now revved up for her next big movie rolling into theeater
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now in the new film "turbo." >> good morning. >> so your character is a mechanic. sound familiar? >> i know. the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree, does it? >> car racing involved in this, as well. >> yeah. this time it's cute and it involves, like, a bunch of snails that race. and -- it's -- it's a lot more innocent than the "fast & furious" franchise. >> do you know your way around a car at this point, having been in all these car movies? >> yeah, i do. but i don't know my way around a snail, which is why i kind of had trouble with the improvisations in the cartoon. >> you talk to actors who do anima animated movies for the first time and this is your first animated role, right? >> yeah. >> what is your experience? because you're not around other actors? >> i love it. >> you do? >> it's the funniest thing ever, reminds me of when i was a rug rat and i used to sit in my room
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and pretend i was something that i wasn't. get to use these weird voices and enter characters in play. it's very playful environment, you know? i loved it. >> you go from these action films and doing some of the stunts in the action films to being there all by yourself, not having to worry about what you look like. >> that is the best. it is very liberating. no makeup, no hair, no outfits. it's just you and your personality and your imagination. >> just rolling in your sweats. right? >> so much fun. i love it. >> now, you've talked lately about writing films. you're obviously well-known for acting. what kind of things are you looking to do? >> well, kids' movies are definitely a big priority for me. and female empowerment is a big thing for my writing. it's all stuff that i came up with when i was like 15. just evolved throughout time. just waited a very long time for it to be the right time to come out and veer from what i do for
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a living. i think i've got enough relationshipses in the industry and friendships and enough experience to actually dive into the scripts and flesh them out into stories that i can share with the world. >> anything you have in development? you can share with us? >> yeah, sure. one is -- the kids' project is my fun one and it's basically called "kingdom come" and it's about people basically tearing down the earth to the point where in the future you know, the rain forest is depleted. and all of the tribes from the rain forest gather together during new years, winter solstice around that time, and do a seance to the mother goddess. basically all the animals on the planet attack anything that's not pure. so you've got these little kids and tribesmen protecting people from animals that are attacking. it's kind of like "injure jury
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how many questions? five questions. that was pretty good. >> i'm giving her 5 for 5. >> yes. >> so good to see you. we rented tires and everything for you. >> that's awesome. >> congratulations on the film. >> you guys have a well-oiled machine here, by the way. i just love to watch you all run around in the morning. it's great. >> there is a lot of running. michelle, thank you so much. "turbo" opens july 17th. >> cute movie. next, switching gears to find out if it's okay to show emotion at work these days. that's coming up, right after this. [ phil ] when you have joint pain and stiffness... accomplishing even little things can become major victories. i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. when i was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, my rheumatologist prescribed enbrel for my pain and stiffness, and to help stop joint damage. [ male announcer ] enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders,
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fact there are more women at the top, i think crying is inappropriate in the workplace. especially if we're talking about the full-fledged bawl or full-fledged yell. i think that emotion is something that we're looking for people to have some control over. in a professional context. so, you know, while yes, i think we may see more of t it's certainly more of a discussion point at this point. >> there's a certain stereotype, i think, that women tend to show more emotion. all emotions, whether it's crying to getting angry and upset at work, as well. you think -- >> and i think there is some truth to that. i do. >> i think we can all say -- >> i think there is some truth to it, but i also think that nurture plays a big role, too. i think that from the time boys are little, they're told don't cry. if they get hit by the baseball, you're told you really need to be a man, stop that. so i think that we really can't separate that. i see lots of men in my practice who are very emotional. i'm an emotional man. you know, the fact that men get upset shouldn't be a surprise to anybody. i think that men are just much less likely to exhibit that emotion in the workplace, because they're fearful of what
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that might mean to them and what their co-workers might think. >> we asked our viewers a simple question. we polled our audience to see if they thought it was appropriate to cry at the workplace. we have the results. 60% said yes, if it's done privately. 24% say no, if it's in front of others. 16% say never. you surprised by these numbers, nicole? >> you know what, no. and i think that, you know, that's the important part. in private. you know, you can have emotion in the workplace. you know, there are going to be moments, professionally, where, you know, you're hitting the edge. and you know, escape to the rest room, have a conversation with your partner at night. the problem is, with crying, there is a power imbalance. you're making people uncomfortable. and when women cry in particular, we get called on the she is just crying to get her own way kind of thing. >> not strong enough. can't go to the boss about something. >> yeah, yeah. >> but i think you just need to really keep in mind, trying to be what we call emotionally
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intelligent, your eq rather than iq, this idea of being able to understand, perceive and control your emotions. everybody has strong emotions in the workplace, outside of the workplace. but you really want to be effective in managing that. so you can then get what you're looking for. because if you're yelling, if you're crying, much less likely to have that desired result. >> what about other emotions like anger? i mean, some say women are perceived as difficult if they're -- if they show they're angry, while men are perceived as tough and go-getters. >> and powerful. >> and powerful. >> yeah, there is definitely gender divides, of course. i think that anger, regardless, is one of those things you definitely want to keep under control. i think from a man perspective, you've got the, you know, the physical stature that can be very threatening, frankly. and perceived as threatening. and then you're right. for women, it's -- you're the "b" word because you've exuded some anger. anger is a tough one.
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>> i think we might see a shift. whenever you're in a group, whatever that group may be, you have a perceived way of the way you need to act to be part of that group. if it's a male-dominant workplace, then the woman is going to feel some sort of pressure to behave in some sort of way. maybe anger coming from her would not be seen as appropriate. if you're a more woman-dominant field, maybe a teacher or nurse or something like that, i think there are different expectations. so i think that people will view some of these things differently, depending on the context in which these emotions are being expressed. >> so what we learned is your anger is okay and my crying is okay. we've flipped the gender roles. >> love it. >> good. >> thanks so much. great to see you both. >> good to have you guys here. coming up next, kitchen gadgets that are going to blow your mind. >> i can't wait, really? >> new ice cream scoop for summer? come on. or a salad spinner? >> all right after this. [ sponge ] now for the main event. in this corner, the reigning lasagna dish, the big cheese. and in this corner, the best generation of dawn power,
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cinnamon chex and honey nut chex are two of our favorites. when my husband found the chocolate one, we were in cereal heaven. the only problem is, with so many great flavors you're making it very hard to choose. your fans, the mcgregor family. 'cause we love chex. tell me, oh, chef, from the future, can it core an apple? >> oh it, it it can core an apple. >> i will core an apple the old fashioned way and see how slow it takes me and you will do it the modern way and we'll see how
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fast it is. there, i am through. >> who can forget that famous scene from "the honeymooners," if you get stage fright in the kitchen, there are some new gadgets that help you cook like a celebrity chef. we're about to test-drive some for you. >> sarah humphreys, executive editor of "real simple" is here to orchestrate the ultimate kitchen road test. good morning. >> good morning. >> you guys looked at over 400 different -- gadgets. >> 400 gadgets to find out which ones actually save you time and effort. >> let's get to it. >> >> we use every day. can opener. >> we were just talking about this. the great thing about this can opener, they now open the whole top off as opposed to just the lid. and this was the most intuitive. snap it on. and turn. >> just turn the whole deal. >> works on any size can. and the great thing about this, too -- >> the whole top comes off. >> not fishing it out. and then it's here. and unsnap it and drop in the
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trash. zylus. >> fantastic. >> and very cheap. >> 10 it is. >> next, the turkey baseter, we are all need. great thing, it's ergonomic. we love the shape. the bulb is less bulbis, and comes with these attachments, almost like a vacuum. so you can baste and brush. it's long so you can reach around, especially a big bird. excuse me. to baste. so it's great. if you want to try -- >> also good tore barbecuing. >> absolutely. >> not bad. salad spinners next. >> we had a real debate in the kitchen about the salad spinners. some people like the string pull. the great thing about this, it's really sturdy construction and really fast. and then it stops on a dime. so it gets your greenses incredible, incredible dry. which is really nice. >> that's zylus. >> yes, it is.
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crispy lettuce. >> now you need to get some citrus, get some lime juice out. >> this is a gadget, more of a machine. do you feel how heavy these things are? so this is the chef juicer. what you want to do, it gets 20% more juice out. cut-side down. that's the trick. rind side up. and then use a little he bow grease. >> oh, wow. oh, that is great. >> that's not a bad tip. >> baster. two in one. >> good one. measuring cups. >> this one points for cuteness. really small, oxo, great for small amounts of oil or honey, things like that. it goes right into the dishwasher, in any nook and cranny. >> or that salad. >> we'll go light with the oil. >> what's the advantage of that over a regular shape? >> if you're using a big pyrex measuring dish, it's a waste. and this fits in a drawer. >> the kids like to play with them. >> right. >> and we all need a good ice
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cream scoop. >> you can take this one. a classic sgh-roll ice cream scoop, used across ice cream parlors all over the nation. >> what makes it so good? >> the scoop. and antifreeze solution safe inside. see how perfect that is? >> lovely. >> anti freeze inside? >> safe anti freeze inside which helps get the scoop through the ice cream. >> unbelievable. >> delicious. revolutionary, dare i say. >> sometimes the most simple and great. we love this one the best, for sure. >> something therapeutic about scooping out a perfectly round ball of ice cream. >> good stuff. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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as natalie polishes off this entire drum of ice cream, kathie lee and hoda catch up next with kris jenner. and the newest member of the joy fit club who lost 119 eatin.
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show you that after your local news. 9:57 is your time now on this monday, july 8th. 2013. i'm eun yang. let's check right now and see
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how the weather is going. amelia segal is in the weather center with more. >> good morning. we're almost at 80 degrees in washington. the temperature there right now at 79. college park already hitting 80. we're looking at partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies across the area. dry for the rest of the morning hours. getting into the afternoon hours, some widely scattered showers. maybe an isolated thunderstorm likely. muggy with high temperature of 88. for tomorrow, a high of 90 with a chance of an afternoon storm. danella, how's traffic? >> much better now. travel around our area looks good along i-270. a live look making your way past shady grove road. no issues from german town to the capital beltway. that trip southbound is just 17 minutes. over to the 14th street bridge easy commute into the district. southbound on 395 easy drive. >> congress is
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. hope you had a fabulous fourth of july holiday. hopefully you had a couple of
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days off but it is now fun day monday and time to get back to work. >> get on the saddle. >> july 8th. and i had a lovely weekend. how about you? you were up at rehoboth. >> i was up in rehoboth where they asked for you, girl. >> ad nauseam? >> it was a scorcher. my mom and i went together. a mother/daughter trip. we had a blast. we saw fireworks from the top of the sands hotel. and that's my -- >> that's the end of brooklyn avenue, i believe. >> on the boardwalk. >> that's where we lived. >> on brooklyn avenue. that's where my mom and dad had the rehoboth inn. >> this was the crowd before the fireworks. it jammed all the way up. no room at all after that. and there were beautiful fireworks which i took a video of. you know how fireworks never look good on video, especially when you shoot it? >> yeah, i should have really just -- >> and i say that as a person who can't shoot video at all. >> i have to say that -- >> were all these pictures worth
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taking, hoda? >> no, but look. >> wow. that was pretty good. >> yeah. on my iphone. so we did that. and then at the very end of it, my brother, his wife and daughters were somewhere else. they sent us a picture of hannah and ella. they are so decked out in their face painted -- >> oh, look at this. they are so adorable. >> it was a scorcher. were you not burning up? >> it was 100 -- >> the heat index it was well over 100. we can't complain. you know what it's like in death valley? >> scorcher. >> yeah, yeah. but the worst part, most people have air conditioning. you can get in and out of it. people's power was going off. people's power all over the place. >> a lot of people lost power. >> tough to sleep in that sort of stuff. i did get a little photo of -- remember cinnamon lee? you aren't the only one with a new dog. i gave cinnamon lee, look how he's growing. >> he's huge.
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cinnamon lee is humongous. he was like in your hand. >> that's collin. >> is he full grown? >> i don't know. we'd have to find out. remember he is -- he was in my hand and that was collin. i really did the wrong thing. thank god turned out nice. >> that was a little bit of panic when you gave that dog away and the mother said, don't you give me a dog and then make me have to take it home. it turned out to be the best blessing. it's just so great. >> a lot of people who were home yesterday watched wimbledon. and a lot of people were waiting because andy murray was playing in the finals. he played last year, too. and a brit hadn't won in 77 years. all of britain was on pins and needles. the last game was such a nail-biter. went to deuce several times and back and forth. and all you can imagine was the weight of the world on this poor guy's shoulders. >> i'm sure they were pulling for him like crazy. >> you could feel the tension.
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they had shots of people at london bridge and everywhere they had pictures of crowds all over. that's him hugging his mom. he just made history for england. you can feel the -- >> good for them. >> -- entire country just exhale. it was straight sets and it was beautiful. and then a lot of people didn't pay attention to the women's finals because nobody knew who those two girls were who were playing. >> i still don't. >> there was not a williams sister or kournikova or sharapova. >> any of those ovas, nova. >> marion bartoli ended up winning, the brunette. that was interesting if you were very involved in who these people were. what made news was what a bbc announcer said. >> john inverndale, who shall remain nameless. he inferred that bartoli -- just focus on him -- >> had to work hard because, quote, she's never going to be a looker. that's what he said. >> that is just so stunningly
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ignorant to say that. >> listen to his sound bite. >> i just wonder if her dad did say to her when she was 12, 13, 14 maybe, listen, you are never going to be, you know, a looker. you are never going to be somebody like a sharapova who is going to be -- you're never going to be 5'11", somebody with long legs so you to compensate for that. you are going to have to be the most dogged, determined fighter that anyone has ever seen on the tennis court if you're going to make it, and she kind of is. >> wow. i hope he got in a lot of trouble for it. i don't want him to be fired. no, don't paula deen him, okay. don't paula deen him. it's not right. but how insensitive. >> what an idiot. >> i'm not going to be rude and say, you know anything about his looks. but why is it that it's okay for these men to say anything they want about women and -- with immunity. >> it totally drives you crazy.
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she had a very classy reaction. >> she was very gracious. she said it doesn't matter. i'm not blond, yes, that is a fact. have i dreamt of having a model contract? no, i'm sorry. i have dreamt about winning wimbledon. >> i'm not a blond really either. you know what i'm saying? if she wants to be a blond she can go out and make herself blond. how many can go out there and win wimbledon? >> listening to a guy like that after the girl had the day of her life. >> i know. >> this is going to go down in history. so insensitive and ridiculous. >> what was the outcry from it? >> it seems to be the only thing people were talking about when it came to that match because they were two players we hadn't heard. >> now a bbc rep commented. he said we accept this remark was insensitive. and for that we apologize. >> that's a lame apology. >> how about he should say something, not let his rep. we don't know who wehe whe was begin with. >> can we talk about the papers
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in new york? >> this was a big national story. >> do you guys remember eliot spitzer? okay. anyway, let's look at the paper. hold on. it says "here we ho again." he was caught with a prostitute and it was during his political career. and he ended up making a comeback on television that ended up failing. and now he's run -- >> an attempted comeback. >> now he's running for comptroller in new york. >> what does a comptroll do? they guard your money, right? >> yeah, you know, i had lunch with his wife after this happened. and was so impressed with her and liked her very, very much. she never left him until they are saying now allegedly they are separated now. and i wonder if indeed it's true if it was because he said i'm going back into it. i said i'm going to go back into politics and she said i can't take that anymore. that would have been perhaps a
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reason. and i may be completely off, but at that time when i had lunch with her, she decided this was the man she loves. they had a life together, children together. and, you know, nobody should -- she's a beautiful woman. >> gorgeous. >> and nobody should ever judge somebody else's decision. we don't know anybody else's marriage. >> what's interesting about spitzer running for this office, he's competing against kristin davis, the ex-madam who supplied him with call girls. >> then they won't have to -- >> they won't have to waste time on pleasantries. they know each other already. >> what is it about these guys? it's so interesting. >> anthony weiner leading the mayoral race here in new york. >> you think about all these guys that do things that are guys behaving badly, terribly -- >> but paula deen gets fired? >> come on. >> i know, the punishment ain't fitting the crime. >> look at lance armstrong. lance armstrong has been banned from competitive bicycling. he got a lot of public scrutiny
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for what he did. he went on oprah trying to redeem himself. it didn't work. now he wants to ride again, not competitively, but in this great bicycle ride across iowa. >> who doesn't want to do that? >> anyway -- >> how i spent my summer vacation. i guess for cycling enthusiasts, it's a thrill. >> here's his quote. he says, i encourage people, if they want to give a high-five, great. if they want to shoot me the bird, tweet, tweet. it's okay, too, i'm a big boy and i made my bed and i get to sleep in it. >> i get to sleep in it sounds like it's -- i get to -- that doesn't make sense. i've never felt his apology was -- i think it was something he had to do. there are certain people, and i have only met him. i don't know him. you can tell sometimes when someone is truly sorry and when they are sorry they got caught. >> i remember when he was talking about somebody in the group who he lied about and he said, when they said you ruined
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so and so's life and he said there are so many people honestly, i don't remember how many people's lives i ruined. >> i'd like to see him do something positive with his life to benefit people. not just, i miss cycling. i want to be riding again. >> very good point. >> go out and help somebody and get a new image out there of somebody that cares about somebody other than yourself. >> no, i agree. it's a big question, though. why does it seem like men get a pass whether it's lance armstrong, eliot spitzer or anthony weiner. you look at someone like paula deen who said some things very, very inappropriate but isn't an innately bad person at all and she's getting totally maligned and she's one of these people who is a leper now. her business has gone to pot. >> it's really not right. anyway, you know what could also be true? >> what? >> george clooney might be single again.
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yep, yep. he's not been seen with stacy keibler since march. timing is an interesting thing. >> they spent their july 4th apart. >> isn't he making that mountain men movie in europe? >> oh, maybe that's part of it. >> well, people like that are often separated because of their work loads. i don't know exactly what stacey does still. she does -- i really don't. i think she makes appearances. she does a lot of events and things like that. we don't know if it's true or not. but george was photographed boarding a yacht on lake como in italy with friends. >> and she posted a picture on instagram this weekend with an unidentified male friend in malibu. so -- >> it must be true. >> when they brought that up this morning we said, what does that mean? >> oh, but look at that picture. >> well, maybe it means a little something. >> now here's something. would you want to be driving down the road in texas and see
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all right, kris jenner is probably the most mom in the world. she is managing that ever growing kardashian clan. millions of fans tune in each week to check out e's keeping up with the kardashians, soon you'll be able to catch her on her new show. what's it called? >> wait for it. >> "kris." >> that must have kept you aupt night wondering what to call that show. >> do you have theme music and all that stuff? >> of course. >> and guess who is going to come co-host with me. >> i am. >> i heard a rumor. >> in a couple of weeks. >> that's trouble waiting to happen. >> a lot of booze to be served that day. >> did we switch to red? >> it's the only way i drink less of it, if it's red. >> i've been waiting for my wine. >> last time i had lunch with kris, it was a real eye opener.
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for years we went to the ivy and people would come up to me and want my autograph and take my pictures which was always very lovely. >> throngs of them. >> but a few. >> what happened? >> kris and i go to get our cars and people knock me over to get to kris. i was taking pictures for them. would you take my picture? >> it was funny. >> tell us about the grandbaby. how exciting to have a new addition in the kardashian -- >> she's beautiful. and they are so happy. she's pretty cute. she's pretty cute. >> and how is kim at being a mom? is she learning all the ropes? >> it's just been a couple of weeks. >> is she healing really well? >> everything is good. >> diaper changing is okay, all that stuff? >> god, i hope so. >> grandma ain't doing it. i'll tell you that. >> i'm sleeping through everything. >> kanye participating in all of that? >> they are doing great. >> okay. >> good daddy. good mommy. happy, happy.
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and she's beautiful, so so far, so good. >> she plans to go back to work because i know you're -- >> oh, yeah. >> you are just finished taping. >> we're in the middle of filming season eight of "keeping up with the kardashians." >> how your going to be able to do both things? >> oh, busy girl. >> organized. >> one will be part of the other. >> which you've always been able to do even when you were not in -- >> this is how -- i tlof because it's how i operate at my very best when i'm under the gun, under pressure. and under attack. >> under attack. >> tell us about -- >> vicious people. >> tell us about the show. how is the format? it's going to open up and be terrific. >> every day we'll have a different co-host which will be really fun. people like kathie lee gifford and -- >> it's about time. >> thank you, jerry. >> ryan seacrest, diddy, nene leakes, maria menunos. and so co-hosts like that.
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ultimately it's going to be a day and date show but it's a lifestyle show so it's beauty and fashion and fitness and health and anti-aging and cooking and food and, you know, just all the stuff that we love. that nobody knows that whole side of me. so it will be fun to bring in all the stuff that, you know, the viewers and the fans on kardashians write in about. they'll write letters ghot the show. they'll say where did you get that teapot in yourkitchen? and you are like really? decorating and entertaining and all of that with the audience. >> might your daughters be on that show? >> kendall and kylie, i think they are booked to be on. >> so some family. >> here and there. >> you'll have your crew from the kardashians there to each show and you'll be doing both. >> are you going to -- >> no, no, no. >> so a week from today. >> july 15th on fox. tune in. it's going to be really fun. like one big party all summer long. how about that? >> she can throw a party.
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♪ we are back with more of "today" on this monday fun day. it's always a fun day when tim stack is here. who wrote that? it's always fun on "today's buzz." more bad news for paula deen. good news for seth meyers. who cook comes with a little g.
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>> we showed a picture of stacy keibler with an unidentified male. we said we weren't sure if she'd broken up with george clooney. >> that's my friend marcello. he works at abc in casting. >> his real name? >> real name. they are like -- they're pals, but, i mean, i'm not going to -- they are not romantically involved. i can confirm. it would be like -- it would be -- yes it would be a miracle. yes. it would be something. it would be -- >> out of the norm? >> yes, yes. or many of the norm in hollywood. >> that's true. >> that was a nonanswer, but we get it. >> i think they can all read between the lines. >> talk about nigella lawson. this has turned into such a bad story. >> such a lovely person. >> so her estranged husband, charles sachi. >> of sachi and sachi. >> right. >> he is the one who has been -- all these photos of them having lunch. he had his hand around her neck.
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they separated and he released a statement to the "daily mail" in the uk basically saying he's ending their marriage and he's upset with her -- >> because she didn't stand up for him. and he implied she had done this to him before. >> done what? >> like grab her throat. >> like choked her. >> see you later, charles. >> he wants the last word anyway. no, i'm leaving you. like that's what makes it worse. more bad news for paula deen. >> so basically on friday, the feds arrested this man who was accused of extorting her, trying to extort money. $250,000 from her because he claimed he had more like bad things she said. like he had proof she had said more bad things which god knows what that is. but it turned out he was lying. she'd never met him before. >> i think this is good news for paula deen, not bad. >> right, but now it's sort of like people are coming out of the wordwork just revealing bad
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things about paula deen. next a video of her doing the macarena. >> as long as there's not a sex tape, i think she's going to be okay. >> it's a little early for a paula deen sex tape. i need some wine if i'm going to talk about a paula deen sex tape. >> do you think it's fair, personally? >> you -- i think -- >> the amount of stuff that's happened to her -- >> i think if she -- i think the apology was handed so badly. if she would have said i apologize to everyone in the african-american community, to everyone it would have gone away. that video where she was at like her dermatologist office and she had so much rouge on she looked like she was doing community theater. bad, bad. hire me. >> okay. >> anyway, moving on. >> i can -- problem goes away when i'm rararound. >> do you think it's been fair? >> i agree men get off easier. >> i heard just this morning that some of the gay groups are
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asking capital one to drop -- to drop alec baldwin? >> i agree about that. i would actually say -- i think he weirdly got -- i don't know why he got away with all of that. because he's had crazy rage. >> people see it coming. seth meyers, good news for him. >> good news. he's engaged to his girlfriend lexi ash. they got engaged over the weekend. i think it's going to be a huge year for him. >> he really is having a good year. >> she's a lawyer. she's a classy gal. >> i love him. >> they are getting married. he's obviously taking over for jimmy fallon. he's going to take over the 12:30 slot this year -- or next year. it's a big year for seth. >> john mayer sang it out for katy perry. >> have you sang it out for frank before? >> on a nightly basis. >> over the weekend, john mayer was in concert and he dedicated this song, i think it's "a face
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to call home" to katy perry, his girlfriend. he thanked her for helping him through the vocal problems he's been having. he couldn't sing for like 20 months and he said she would like communicate with people for him and, you know, just very, very patient with him. he said he thanked her. i guess she was actually there listening at like the mixing board. but it's interesting because they've had a very up and down relationship. >> talk about the box office. "despicable me" was -- >> gigantic. $142 million. a great weekend to be steve carell. he had that. a voice in that and then "the way, way back." >> which i loved. great movie. >> and "the lone ranger" didn't do well. >> bad press or not a good movie? >> it had bad buzz and i think -- i don't think -- i know you love armie hammer. and i think he'll be fine. >> armie is fine. >> i think it's not a thing that's familiar. like the lone ranger is not a character familiar to modern audiences. and i think westerns are tough. i think the tone was sort of confusing.
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>> that's what kath was saying. >> sometimes it was a serious western and then a satire of a western. >> i heard it was really violent. like this is -- >> just one cutout of a heart. come on. you see that -- >> exactly. >> they were both going to survive it. >> thank you, zach. love you, buddy. she turned to food for comfort and the pounds crept on. find out how our newest joy fit club member dropped 119 pounds hey, buddy? oh, hey, flo. you want to see something cool? snapshot, from progressive. my insurance company told me not to talk to people like you. you always do what they tell you? no... try it, and see what your good driving can save you. you don't even have to switch. unless you're scared. i'm not scared, it's... you know we can still see you. no, you can't. pretty sure we can... try snapshot today -- no pressure.
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♪ it is time for look at me now, the joy fit club. a woman fed up with her weight and decided she was going to get healthy. >> after changing her eeth habits, 29-year-old ashley lost 119 pounds. before we see what ashley looks like now, let's take a look at her story. >> my name is ashley. and i used to be addicted to food. food was always a comfort for me. i ate regardless of my mood or hunger. i ate when i was happy, when i was sad and when i was bored. my weight gain began when i was only 10 years old. throughout the years, my weight crept up and by the time i was a junior in high school, i already weighed around 200 pounds. in my early to mid-20s, i was in a string of bad relationships that sent me into a downward spiral of heavy binge eating. by the time these relationships ended i was at 279 pounds.
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i finally got myself out of those bad relationships. i knew i needed to change, but i didn't know how. it wasn't until i went to my local plus size store and started trying on size 26 jeans that i had a real moment of clarity. this was a moment i told myself, no more, ashley. the next day my sister and i joined weight watchers. once i started eating much smaller portions and exercising the weight flew off. i opened myself back up to love and met the man of my dreams. he's encouraged me to keep going and has really helped me to get where i am today. i now work out five times a week and log all the food i am eating. i am doing things i never thought i could. i am running and even training for a 200-mile bike ride. if i can do this, anyone can. >> she seems adorable. with us is the leader of the joy fit club, nutritionist joy bauer. >> she has not stopped smiling since she arrived at 30 rock. she's unbelievable. i thought that instead of
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telling you what she did to lose the weight, i'm going to talk about how she maintains the weight because sometimes it's even harder to keep the weight off versus losing the weight. three smart strategies. one is she reminds herself where she's come from. so she keeps a heavy picture of herself on her desk at work. and she looks at it -- >> probably the opposite of what most people do which is to be reminded, but, yeah. >> this picture empowers her 24/7. she also, you'll love this one, she allows herself a cheat meal once a week. so this is a fried chicken sandwich. but she skips the fries and has apple slices. but if she felt like the fries she could do that, too. it helps to stay her on course during the week. >> not to deprive. >> also stockpiles chicken breasts in her freezer. it's so versatile. you can do so many things. this is a balsamic chicken recipe. this is chicken just with a little barbecue sauce on it. this is a pound of chicken with a little bit of arugula salad
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and then poor light vinaigrette on top. >> that looks good. >> each of these are under 400 calories for dinner. >> what was the third thing. >> one, two, three. >> the chicken was one, the perfect picture was one and the cheat meal once a week was one. three strategies. >> perfect. we'll bring ashley out. let's take one last look at ashley before. all right, ashley. come join the joy fit club. wow! hey, girl. how are you? >> hi. >> you look fantastic. >> good for you. >> how are you? >> good. how are you? >> how long did it take you? >> it took me about three years, but it was a hard road. >> and how critical was your boyfriend to -- >> oh, my gosh, he was everything. >> sometimes you just need the one person with you. >> that's one of the secrets to weight watchers is that you do it with a buddy. you have other people and so you aren't alone. >> a network. and also to share successes and setbacks. >> you feel like a different
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person? >> i feel wonderful. just the exercising alone, i can do so much. it's just amazing. >> like what? >> i'm bike riding, cycling. i've never done that in my life. i never thought i would get on a bike or be in a gym. >> she takes a lot of classes. >> i love zumba. >> literally changed your whole life. >> i feel wonderful. >> congratulations. we're so happy for you. >> you look great. high-five. >> if you know someone who has dropped 100 pounds or more and has kept it off go to klg and coda.com. did you get too much sun this weekend and don't like the brown spots that surfaced? we've got some help. >> we do? we've got some help. >> we do? >> we promis sara wants to save on lunch. what if switching from fast-food could save you over $470.00 bucks a year. that would be awesome! let me show you something. ok. walmart has a bunch of tasty lunches. i see. ok this one is less than $1.50 per serving. i like that. yeah. if you switched out fast-food lunches just twice a week you know you can save over $470.00 bucks a year. $470.00 bucks! yeah, that's more cheese in your pocket.
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♪ now that the holiday weekend is over and you've come in from the sun you might be left with a little memento of your fun. sunburn. >> or maybe a heat rash. how about those brown spots that don't fade with time.
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here with help for all of us is dr. jeannine downey. >> hello, friends. >> who is this lovely lady? >> this is jennifer goldberg. she's my physician assistant and my patient. >> now we're talking about brown spots. there's an issue with brown spots. >> what i did was lasered jen's chest right over here about a week and a half ago and you can still see the brown spots right there. she had some little scabs but they are fading out nicely. the xlv laser. we're going to show some video of the laser of me laysering her. that's her. ouch. ouch. >> how much pain at that point? >> just a quick sting. >> it worked but it was very painful. >> you do it three to four times and it really decreases the brown spots. it's a fantastic laser. use it summer or winter. my patients love it. >> let's talk about prevention. >> you look beautiful. >> this is a topical product. we can give this to your frank for his hands. >> it takes away the brown
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spots. has retinoid in it. a lot of patients i'm not seeing until the fall. >> is that a prescription or -- >> this is something you can buy from the doctor's office. >> how soon do you see results? >> probably about a month, i would say. it can be a little bit drying. >> this is my favorite sunblock. it doesn't make you look pasty. very important. and it's oil-free. >> you do have great skin. your skin is gorgeous. >> these are my favorite sprays. aveeno, neutrogena wet skin. >> beach defense. l'oreal. these are fun sprays. >> put them on and reapply every two hours to decrease your incidence of skin cancer. 1 in 5 americans will get a skin cancer. so you have to reapply it. these are great for sunburns. it's a topical wound healing gel. very good for insect bites and
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biafine is good for sunburn and treating heat rash. these are prescription only from the dermatologist's office. this will be the worst mosquito season in a long time because of all the rain. so when you get the biafine or bionect on. then put a band-aid on so you don't scratch it. >> put the ice on your chest or face where you have a burn. it decreases the inflammation. and taking motrin or something like that will help. >> aloe vera. >> for the insect bites and heat rash. just don't pick or scratch at it. >> we said at the top of the show that having sex regularly can make you look seven years younger. is that true? >> it really can make you look younger between releasing the human growth factor, boosting circulation and help with your endorphins. i totally agree. >> i asked you a very good question. >> it has to be with somebody you like or love. >> there is such a thing as bad
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sex. so that could age you. >> right. >> it seems to me. >> all right. what do we have here? >> the heliocare is sunblock in a pill. it's an spf of 4 and you take the two pills a day and it helps to lengthen the time that you can stay in the sun. it's an anti-oxidant in a pill. >> you'll be popping those babies. >> absolutely. >> and then lumar. a windshield screen for drivewaying in your car because uva rays come right through the glass. this is a window film. >> and this is san diegohats.com. this is spf 50 these hats. these are some sunblock clothes over here. >> people don't realize that's available. >> thank you. thanks so much. don't leave that phone. we could be calling you. >> we're going to surprise our fan of the week with another great trip from us. >> first this is "today" on nbc.
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it is that time where we get to surprise our fan of the week. >> if your phone is ringing, you better answer it because it could be us. >> who is calling you? >> who is the lucky winner? >> the winner this week is barbara romanczuk from columbus, ohio. are you so excited, barbara? >> oh, my goodness, i can't believe it. >> barbara! >> she watches us on channel 203, nbci and we have -- >> 203? >> yeah, 203. hey, barbara. are you freaking out right now? >> i'm here. >> let me tell everyone a bit about you. we want everyone to know that barbara is newly retired and starts every day with the fourth hour. her favorite part of the show is "today's talk." she feels like she's sitting with two dear friends.
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she also loves kathie lee's great quotes of wisdom and the stories about blake since she has a pup of her own. she's preparing to celebrate her 60th birthday this august. >> oh, my gosh, girl. you and me. >> and me. >> well, not 60. >> oh, you're right. >> who wants to be 60? let's be honest. >> where is she going? >> we are sending her -- a great birthday surprise for you -- to punta cana. >> oh, my goodness! >> i got married there. i did. >> so exciting. >> you'll enjoy a four-day, three-night stay at the hard rock hotel and casino punta cana. in-room jacuzzis, fine dining, 24-hour room service. swim-up bars. you'll have so much fun. the hotel and airfare were provided by hard rock hotel punta cana. >> we are so excited for you. >> happy 60th. >> i'm so happy to talk with you. this is just the most wonderful
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thing. happy birthay hoda to you twhen gets her and happy birthday to you, kathie. >> they shot turbo together but they've never met. we'll introduce michael pena and luis guzman right here. the nest has been getting a little too quiet of late.
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[ screaming ] [ tuba bellows ] whoa. hey! [ screaming ] [ snoring ] music to mom's ears. we may live in houses, but we're born for busch gardens. more than 24 hours since a 7-year-old boy in the district disappeared. coming up, the latest and what police and family members are doing right now to find that little boy with special needs. good morning. welcome to news 4 midday. i'm aaron gilchrist in for barbara harrison. right now, d.c. police are looking anywhere they can for this boy.

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