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good morning. going to extremes. both donald trump and hillary clinton now accusing each other of racism. trump doubling down. >> she is a bigot. >> clinton launching a new ad tying trump to the kkk. >> voting against donald trump is treason to your heritage. >> just how low can they go? ominous threats as a powerful storm system looms in the atlantic. will it gain strength or weaken as it heads toward florida? tens of millions in its path. keeping a close eye on what it will do next. murder mystery. two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping others killed in their own home. no known suspects. no known motive. this morning the latest on the
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investigation. and facing charges. ryan lochte ordered back to brazil for filing a false police report. will he comply and what happens if he doesn't? how his case could be setting up an international tug of war, "today," friday, august 26th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. big crowd on the plaza for dnce in our 8:30 half hour. if you're going to dnce today you may want to put baby powder on. >> a hot, sweaty dance party on our plaza. looking forward for that. let's start on a friday morning with politics. 73 days to go until t
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donald trump and hillary clinton are exchanging a flurry of jabs. clinton now saying her rival's rhetoric is taking hate groups mainstream. let's begin our decision 2016 coverage with nbc's andrea mitchell. andrea, good morning to you. >> good morning, matt. the racial insults were flying between donald trump and hillary clinton. he calling her a bigot. she saying that he's helped a radical fringe take over the gop. donald trump ramping up his war of words with hillary clinton on cnn late thursday, again calling her a bigot. >> she is a bigot. look at what's happening to the inner cities. you look at what's happening to african-americans and hispanic in this country where she talks all the time. >> clinton's running mate tim kaine addressing the bigot word in a taped interview. >> he called your friend, hillary clinton, a bigot. >> when hillary clinton got out of law school she helped to
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alabama. at his early career, donald trump was a real estate guy who got sued by the justice department for discriminating against people in housing. >> he's taking hate groups mainstream. >> in major speech, clinton tearing into trump charging her rival with building his campaign on prejudice and paranoia tying him to right wing extremists. >> he promoted the racist lie that president obama is not really an american citizen. >> dismissing his claims about her health. >> his latest paranoid fever dream is about my health. all i can say is, donald, dream on. >> calli ining trump's new ceo underscoring
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>> hillary clinton isn't just attacking me. she's attacking all of the decent people of all backgrounds. doesn't matter. of all backgrounds who support this incredible once in a lifetime movement. >> escalating his attack on the clinton foundation. >> hillary clinton's actions constitute all of the elements of a major criminal enterprise. >> asked whether his donations constituted pay for play, trump hedged. >> they like me a lot. if i didn't make that contribution, they probably wouldn't have liked me at all. >> in his cnn interview thursday night, trump suggested he may flip back to his origi
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suggesting no path for legalization for undocumented workers unless they first leave the country and come back causing more head spinning among his supporters and his critics. m matt and savannah? >> thank you very much. >> a lot to sort out with chuck todd and nicole wallace. the olympics glow is still all around matt. let's talk about the latest back and forth on the campaign trail over race. chuck, to you. you have donald trump calling her a bigot. you have her giving this huge speech which essentially makes the argument that he or his supporters are bigots. is this a good strategy on either side? >> it's not a good strategy to hurl epithets at one another. we thought this would be a race to the bottom and this week is proving it. we're headed to a race at the bottom. there's strategy behind this. donald trump, at least the new
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there are republicans not supporting us. if we can fix our problems with hispanic or african-americans or not sound so hateful than maybe some of the white republican voters will come back to the polls. >> do you agree this pitch from donald trump, it's not to win minority votes. >> this is about receiving suburban votes in northern virginia and southern philadelphia. you name it. >> before the last couple of days the big news out of the trump campaign was a possibly willingness on his part to walk back one of his main policy promises on immigration where he said these 11 million people, immigrants living in this country illegally had to leave. deportation. he comes back and says only the ones who committed crimes. others can pay back taxes and last night it seems he's back to square one. what is donald trump's policy on immigration? >> i have no idea
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cooper about a softening of his position and answered as if anderson was using a word that anderson thought of. it's not a softening. trump called it a softening in two town halls this week. i say on speeches today when hillary clinton went to what all of the republicans have done on race, she cited george w. bush going to a mosque. she cited john mccain standing up to someone who called president obama a muslim. i wish a republican had given that speech. >> there's an amazing thing that happened yesterday. hillary clinton called the republican nominee a racist. and all these republicans decided to come and say oh my gosh -- not a word. no republicans outside of the campaign said how dare you, hillary clinton, call a republican nominee a racist. the sound of the sound of silence among elected officials is stunning. >>
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where is this race right now? >> you talked about the bottom. we're looking up. it's somewhere we never have been before. we are trying to figure out how we got here and i would caution republicans to not make this all about trump. he won because people picked him and they have to understand what the good parts were about their message. >> what i can't figure out is what this is going to do to turnout. when you race to the bottom, a lot of people are going to say, why bother, and that scrambles the whole thing. >> we are thoroughly depressed. thank you very much. >> we're happy to be home. this morning there seems to be a lot of uncertainty swirling around the
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al has been keeping an eye on that. >> you talk about politicians flip-flopping, our system is flip plotting as well. the chances of development have been dropping over the last 24 hours, and now 60% in the next five days. watch this, so now on saturday, both the u.s. model and the european model are pretty straightforward. heavy rain, gusty winds in the bahamas, and rain in southern florida. now watch what happens as we get into monday. the european model starts to come across florida, and the american model starts going out into the gulf with the warmer water, 90 degrees, and now by the time we get to tuesday, the european model off the coast, and 24 hours ago it was the opposite, and the american model is out in the gulf. we
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closely, but we know we are going to be looking at heavy rain in central and southern florida at least five inches throughout southern florida, guys. this flip-flop is something we have not seen in a long time, and it's still out there so we will have to pay close attention to it. >> we will. thank you. and we want to talk about a chaotic scene in omaha, nebraska. a man scaled a fence and stole a truck and then rammed it into the nose of a southwest plane. one woman said she thought it was a bomb going off because there was a loud boom and the lights went off. the suspect taken into custody and the fbi and ntsb are investigating. we go to italy where the death toll rose higher from the
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earthquake. global correspondent bill neely is in the town of am atracy. >> reporter: as you say, the death toll is climbing steadily. however, it could have been so much worse. this is an elementary school. if this was full at the time the quake stuck, hundreds of children could have died here. in the rubble, it's a race against time as hope fades of finding survivors, and rescuers saying staying alive under all of this is a long shot. at the round they call for silence. they listen for signs of life. they hear none. and they start again. this sister survived and can't believe
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and her survival, iconic. the ground is still shaking. this aftershock buiringing down buildings and they are still pulling victims out. it's more than 36 hours since they last pulled a survivor, like 10-year-old julia, out of the rubble, but no repeat. 97-year-old pettini is homeless now, and the whole townhomeless, men living in shacks, and this man saved the lives of two children but heard others in the rubble he couldn't help. and people are living in tends and depending on food handouts. this is the main camp and can hold around 300 people.
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>> am atreaty. people return briefly to salvage the few positions they have left, and francesco lost five friends. >> cry, and i'm scared. >> the dust rising still like the death toll in this shaken town. this morning's aftershock grappled nerves and buildings. >> thank you very much. also this morning a disturbing crime is rocking a mississippi community and making headlines all around the world. the bodies of two
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their home, and they had been stabbed to death. janet sham bling has the vest sraeugs. janet sham learn. that hasn't se many years. police are searching for their killer. this morning a community in shock at the deaths of two nuns described as the kindest people on earth. nurse practitioner sister paula merrill and sister margaret held. police found them brutally murdered in the home they shared in the small community of durant after a supervisor at their clinic reported the pair did not show up for work. the local archdiocese telling nbc news there was a sign of a break in and their blue corolla was
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father greg knew the sisters well. >> they came to mississippi to outreach to the poor using their medical services and expertise. their faith got through this tragedy and it will get us through our tragedy of mourning them. >> reporter: sister margaret was from wisconsin. >> this is one o teufplt this is one of the poorest counties in all of mississippi. >> we make a difference in peoples' lives, and we don't know what that difference is. >> paula has been helping the unfortunate for more than 30 years. >> two women driven to help others, victim in their own homes. >> and because their vehicle is found just a short disance away, and the clinic where they worked will be closed today allowing their coworkers time to
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>> janet shamlian, thank you very much. and then the company refusing the lower the price amid a firestorm over its soaring costs. kristin welker in washington today and has the latest on it. >> good morning to you. the chorus of voices of outrage, the company's ceo is in the hot seat and even that is doing very little to quiet the criticism. with the firestorm building this morning over the pharmaceuticals and the price of the life-saving epip epipen, answering tough questions. >> nobody is more frustrated than me. >> the price skyrocketing from $90 to more than 600, blaming what she is calling the broken health system. t
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higher premiums on their insurance. >> she's now on defense about her own condensation, jumping millions. >> you understand how that looks? >> brian, look, i understand better than anybody that facts are inconvenient to headlines. >> with calls mounting for a federal investigation, the controversy is putting her father, west virginia senator, joe mansion, in a awkward position. he said i look forward to working with my colleagues to lower the price of prescription drugs. >> i think one of the reasons he had the guts to move this price up so rapidly is because they do have a monopoly. >> now a big name in hollywood is weighing in. >> we learned about my son's peanut allergy when
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very young. >> sarah jessica parker promoted the use of epi pens, and thursday the actress cut ties, and lashing out to instagram. >> seven months ago testimony before congress after the hiv and malaria medication 5,000%. >> every drugmaker wants to avoid being in that position. >> my learn announced thursday it will help more patients pay for the injection by offering a coupon and financial assistance and some have dismissed that as a pr move, and one company vowing it will sell epipens
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cost. we are looking at a lot weather wet through the gulf coast today and record highs continue in the pacific northwest. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. that it is the so muggy and humid out there, and 79 right now in college park and riverdale, and 78 in
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this morning, and plenty of sunshine, and afternoon highs in the low to mid-90s and heat index as much as 105 this afternoon and staying plenty hot and the next real chance for rain is tuesday. >> that's the weather, guys. just ahead, ryan lochte being summoned back to rio to face charges over the incident at the gas station and could he be looking at time behind bars. and then the connecticut man who lost his family reveals his new mission in life. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. >> good morning. it's 7:26 on this friday, august 26th, i am apm aaron gilchrist. >> chopper 4 just flew over cooper elementary as repairs are getting under way, and we will keep you updated on the nbc washington app. and then two women reported attempted assaults in the last week and leesburg police released this sketch of a man that says approached a off duty deputy with a box cutter. police don't believe the incidents are connected. we will get a
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weekend forecast in just a moment, but first melissa mollet. >> we have one laned block starting to build real volume as you head northbound on 95 because of the lane. beltway looking good here this morning, and 270, not much better than that. nice and clean. >> thanks, melissa. stay with us and we'll be right back. khrr
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good morning. for the kids headed out to the bus stops this morning, low to mid-90s for highs this afternoon, and heat indexes today could be as high as 105 degrees, so be sure you stay hydrated and not much rain in the forecast, and so in addition to hydrating yourself, you have to water the garden or risk losing all the late-season veggies, and we have hardly even a
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now and next tuesday. back to you. >> chuck, thank you. another local news update in about 25 minutes. >> for now it's back to the "today" show after this break.
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all right. 7:30 this friday morning. just about one hour until dnce takes to our citi concert stage and does that number live. people started lining up last night. it's steadily grown all morning long. >> about an hour until we're all humming that song for the rest of the weekend. let's get a check of the rest of the headlines. hillary clinton launched into one of her sharpest attacks yet on donald trump criticizing his campaign for embracing prejudice and paranoia. >> he is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> for his part, trump
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down on his accusations that clinton is a bigot thursday again claiming she's done nothing for her minority supporters. after shocks are worsening the damage from that earthquake in italy causing even more buildings to crumble. overnight the death toll rose again. it now stands at nearly 270 people. look at this frightening moment captured on surveillance video. a hit-and-run driver knocking a philadelphia police sergeant 15 feet into the air. other officers eventually caught up with that driver and arrested him. the officer who was hit is recovering from nonlife threatening injuries. in the meantime, today marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most notorious murder cases in u.s. history. it was called the preppie murder trial. robert chambers killed jennifer levin in central park in 1986. >> we spoke exclusively with the victim's mother ellen levin who reflected on her daughter and the pain that still
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>> i think she had a great future. she would be 48 years old and most likely i would have had grandchildren to adore from her. children that she would adore. >> it became one of the first so-called blame the victim cases. we'll have a closer look at that case and some other high profile murders next week on a special series "where are they now true crime." we'll start with a major development at the incident at the olympics involving ryan lochte. brazilian police summoning the swimmer back to rio to face a judge for filing a false police report. craig melvin is here with the latest. >> good morning to you guys. after a very rough week for the swimming superstar, ryan lochte now facing charges in brazil. this as he hopes to mount a comeback in the world of public opinion. this morning more fallout for ryan lochte. the swimming star is
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summoned back to rio. officials there want him to respond to a criminal case in a brazilian court. >> given what we know about this case and the inquiry thus far, brazil's new request is bizarre to say the least. >> reporter: brazilian police charged lochte with filing a false police report after a drunken night out where he first claimed he was robbed at gunpoint. if the olympian does not appear, the process will continue without him until the final sentence. >> it was because of the cover up, the international attention and brazil's statest desire to get to the bottom of this that it's become a legal and now international snafu. >> reporter: originally he told billy bush he had been robbed at gun point. >> he cocked it and put it to
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forehead. >> in an interview with matt a week after the incident, lochte apologized saying he was drinking the night he admits to vandalizing a sign at a gas station. >> it was immature and childish. >> lochte is now trying to rebound from a world of problems. this week four sponsors including speedo and ralph lauren dropped him. >> lochte has own over the lead. >> lochte now looking to repair his public image preparing to join the upcoming season of "dancing with the stars" and picking up a new sponsor, pine brothers cough drops signing him to an endorsement of cough drops that will be forgiving to your throat. he's great guy who has done incred w
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i'm confident that pine brothers fans will support our decision to give ryan lochte a second chance. we've reached out to lochte and his representatives a number of time and have not provided comment on the criminal charges. lochte facing possible disciplinary action from the united states olympic committee. the story continues. >> we'll see what happens. >> craig, thank you. let's get another check of the forec let's get another check of the forecast from mr. roker. >> a lot of wet weather down through the gulf. this is really absent any kind of a tropical system pushing in. there's a weak area of low pressure in there and we're keeping an eye on that and looking for four to five inches of rain in southern texas. summer heat in the east and cooling to start in the plains and then warms up record highs in the pacific north west. and look at the temperatures, mid-80s to mid-90s, and you can see temperatures starting to warm up from bismarck, kansas city, on into dodge city and the pacific
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record-setting temperatures out there as well. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> i am chuck bell. out this morning, haze and humidity once again under a mostly clear sky and temperatures are mild, indeed. in the mid-70s already, and that 7 in washington and leesburg, and here's your 10-day forecast, as much as 105 this afternoon and turning less humid but not much cooler as we go through the weekend and early next week. >> check out your all-important weather forecast on cable on the weather channel. paralyzed just weeks before her wedding now soars to new heights. coming up next, the man who lost his family in that horrifying home invasion opens up about mhey there, hi.
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we're back now. 7:41. we have a "today" exclusive. voters in central connecticut this fall will see a new name on the ballot. dr. william petit. he was thrust into the spotlight in 2007 when he was the sole survivor of a home invasion that left his wife and two daughters dead. >> this morning dr. petit announces a run for state house of representatives in connecticut but first he's opening up to nbc's senior legal investigative correspondent cynthia mcfadden in an exclusive interview. >> dr. petit lost his family and home in a horrific and brutal way. the two men who committed the crime were sentenced to death and then connecticut voted to eliminate the death penalty. he was an outspoken critic of the change and now nine years later he's a husband and father once again with a new mission in life.
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to run for office? >> yes. you know, it's a commitment. >> dr. william petit is hoping to represent his neighbors in plainville, connecticut, in the state house of representatives. for the last nine years, he's been an outspoken supporter of the death penalty but he says he stands for so much more. you've gone through a very public tragedy. how has that influenced your thinking for running for office? has it? >> it's not the impetus. some people still stop and say i know where you stand. you're for the death penalty. i say, you know, i'm not really running on the death penalty. so what's important to people is their quality of life, the economy, their jobs, their children's futures. >> he was a happily married doctor and father of two until that night in july of 2007 when his wife jennifer and their 11-year-old michaela were followed home from a grocery store by two men. dr.it
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baseball bat and left for dead. his wife was raped and strangled. michaela and her 17-year-old sister were attacked and tied up. they died when the men set fire to the family's home. your views about the death penalty have been controversial to some people. some say the best thing is forgiveness and how do you deal with that part of it? >> never forgive evil. never, ever forgive evil. that's what it's about. that's what the death penalty is about. erasing evil. >> how do you get rid of the survivor's guilt that has to go along with something like this? >> i don't think you do. i don't think you do. it's packaged up and compartmentalized a little bit. it's sort of like on the top shelf in the closet in a small box and occasionally it comes out and y
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have a terrible night or a terrible couple of hours or a terrible weekend or whatever the case may be and then you come to grips and you talk to your wife and you talk to your son and you talk to your family and friends and you wrap it up again and put it in the closet knowing that it's probably never going to be gone. >> dr. petit found purpose in helping others. friends launched the petit family foundation after the murders. >> it was a very difficult time. they made me the president and i basically would be in bed the entire day, get up, come to the meeting and go back to bed. >> the foundation has given away more than $2 million to charities in memory of jennifer, haley and michaela and petit got help from ptsd from which he still suffers. how does it manifest? >> mostly flashbacks and disrupted sleep people talk about closure but there's
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>> there are new beginnings. dr. petit met christine when she volunteered at the foundation. they've been married four years. their son, william, turns three in november. this journey you have gone on with this man, it must have its ups and downs like most marriages, right? >> maybe higher ups and higher downs maybe. it's certainly more challenging circumstances at times. >> how do you think about it? is it a new life? how do you think about your wife, christine, and your son, little billy. >> it's new. it's additional. it's different because you never forget what you had. it's part of you. people say how do you go forward? i say, well, your choices are to stay in bed and do nothing or die or go forward. >> he has chosen to go forward. a really impressive man. dr. petit may face an uphill bat until
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his opponent, the incumbent, has not lost an election in 22 years. >> just to see someone to have a courage to put a life back together and try to move forward under those circumstances. >> and be so honest about what he still faces. >> 100%. it was really moving to be with him. >> cynthia, thank you. appreciate it. >> coming up next, we'll shift gears and go over to the orange room and tamron has the story of a controversial ad campaig
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interest in the games. instead of using actual para paraolympians, it contains images of those altered to look like paralympic athletes. >> this is no end of horrifying. "vogue" said in a statement that they did not create the ad. they just chose to publish it and it turns out the image has the full support from the paralympic officials committee. athletes have been supportive as well. two olympians were at the photo shoot helping in the creation process. one paralympian said i
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magazine "vogue" began to publish the first pictures of this beautiful work. the paralympics kick off in rio september 7th. >> in the paralympians were there, why didn't they use them in the ad? >> i don't know. they support the decision. i don't have the answer to the other part of the story. initial reaction when you see they use able bodied models? this has the blessing of the people who are in the games. >> maybe a good reminder to all of us that when you have a knee-jerk reaction sometimes there's more complexity. it's interesting. >> thank you. coming up, what a week it's been for our pal, charlie. >> with folks
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good morning, everybody. it's just about 8:00 on this friday, august 26th. i am erika gonzalaz. melissa mollet has the first check of your traffic. >> and looking better than it was, and your crash on the left shoulder and still on a backup headed northbound and should be clearing shortly, and 270 south at 80, seeing slowdowns there. a big look at the beltway across the american legion bridge, slow there and 295 as well. we will get a check of your forecast coming up next. stay with us.
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get zero percent on select subaru models during the subaru a lot to love event, now through august thirty-first. it's 8:00 on "today." reaching new heights. the courageous woman who came to be known as the paralyzed bride proving once again that nothing can hold her back. >> what's going through your mind right now? >> i'm excited to go. >> as we check in on her mid air adventure. plus, it's a dog's life. our new puppy with a purpose bounded into our hearts on monday. >> he's adorable. >> he's been entertaining our guests ever since. we'll look back at charlie's whirlwind first week on "today." ♪ and ready to
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the pop superstars take over our plaza as they get set to get our crowd moving, "today," friday, august 26th, 2016. >> i love dnce! >> dnce on "today." >> we love dnce! it 8:00 on "today." it's friday, august 26th. it's dnce day. we're so excited to have them here. our crowd is totally fired up. by the way, i should mention a week from today we have another great guest. alicia keys who is also the newest judge on "the voice." >> that's going to be great. we look forward to that.
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first, let's take a look at the news at 8:00. >> we begin with a devastating earthquake in central italy. i'm bill neely here in amatrice. the worst hit town where the search for survivors is now in its third day and it's desperate because the death toll is rising steadily. it could have been so much worse. this is an elementary school. if this had been full when the earthquake hit, hundreds of children could have died here. in the rubble it's a race against time as hope fades of finding survivors. rescuers say staying alive under all this is a long shot. on the ground, they call for silence. they listen for signs of life. they hear none. this sister survived and can't believe it. others
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i texted my friends to say good-bye forever, she says. the ground is still shaking. this aftershock bringing down buildings and triggering clouds of dust. another violent aftershock this morning. they are still pulling victims out. the whole town is homeless. people are now living in tents and depending on food handouts. this is their main camp. it can hold around 300 people. but there are thousands homeless here. there's anger too. investigators now probing why this school collapsed in spite of a million dollar spend to make it earthquake proof. the dust rising still like the death toll in this shaken town. this morning's aftershocks rattled buildings and they rattled nerves here. there will be a state funeral tomorrow for some of the dead. many foreign tourists were among the dead but no americans a
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matt, savannah? >> bill neely thank you. we move to the presidential race. donald trump and hillary clinton escalating their personal attacks over racism. last night trump repeated his accusation that clinton is a bigot. he said she's not doing anything for african-americans and hispanic in the inner city neighborhoods where she frequently makes appearances. for her part, clinton accused trump of taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. that's quote. her campaign released a new video that featured david duke praising trump. >> and police are investigating a crime that stunned their community. the murder of two catholic nuns, sister margaret held and sister paula merrill were nurse practitioners that provide care to families, and they were found dead after they did not report to work, and the car was
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mile from that home and the victims had apparently been stabbed. they are not saying anything about a possible suspect or motive. a small plane crashed nose first last night sending both the pilot and his only passenger to the hospital. nobody was home at the time. officials say the plane circled a nearby airport several times before clipping a tree and crashing and investigators from the faa and ntsb are expected at the site today. how far would you go to get a great picture? our hearts in our throats as we watch the unicyclist performing stunts in the air. and we will check in with charlie, and his first five days in studio 1a. and then we will head out
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we are back now 8:10 with a "today" exclusive. an update of a remarkable woman whose story we've been following for six years now. >> rachel chapman was paralyzed in an unusual accident during her bachelorette party back in 2010. ever since she's proved that nothing can hold her back. as janet shamlian explains, that was true in her latest endeavor. >> reporter: for most people just thinking about skydiving takes guts. for rachel chapman jumping out of a plane is a profile in courage. why in the world did you want to do this? >> i've wanted to do this since i was a teenager. i figured the wheelchair
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>> the wheelchair has been part of her life since her life was forever changed. another year before she and chris would finally be able to tie the knot. by then, known as paralyzed bride. a term she's embraced amid all kinds of new challenges. most fulfilling, she says, the couple's daughter, kaly. born with the help of a surrogate last year. you're a mom now. your daughter is almost 16 months. >> she is adapted to me being a mom in a wheelchair. it's fun to see her learn new things. >> on this day it's rachel learning something new. the plan, a tandem jump with mike elliott who leaves the all veteran parachute team. what's going through your mind right now? >> i'm ready to go. my mind is really ca.
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>> with chris and kaly watching, the team will make the leap from 14,000 feet. >> i'm more nervous than when i was on the ground. >> finally out the door and into unbridled freedom. she flies. for a few moments an exceptional view and feeling that anything was possible. what was it like? >> scariest part was getting out of the plane. you have no control over that. >> for rachel chapman another barrier conquered as she soars to new heights. for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news, north carolina. >> that was crazy. >> crazy amazing. so impressive. let's do "trending." it's
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we love science here. this one is about men. here we go. no commentary at all. scientists discovered that balding does reduce the perception of attractiveness. researchers at johns hopkins university -- i did not call for the split screen. here we go. researchers found that shall we say folicly challenged men were rated as more youthful, successful and approachable after they had a hair transplant. >> that's ridiculous. would you ever consider getting a hair transplant? >> not for a moment. by the way, dwayne johnson not sexy? >> michael jordan. come on. >> i'm not saying this to butter you up because you know me i always look for a reason to not do that, i think you both look great if not better than you ever looked before. >> also, we could grow hair any time we wanted
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look at you guys. >> yeah. >> it's how you own it. >> and you practically have matching outfits today. >> we talk about it all the time, the best thing we did was shave our heads or cutting it off, basically. do you have a dress code at work? if you do you may want to bend the rules a little bit because you may be more successful dressing above the dress code or below it. an article says there's an advantage to dressing professionally, but only reap the benefits if you are more dressed up than peers in the office. and workers found that those that dressed above the dress code or below it, more casual, you seem to be more competent if you stand out. >> monday i am coming in a tux. >> i am coming in a swimsuit. >> so ignore the dress code, above it or below -- >> i think that appliesto
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event, i think you dress really casual or go in a full flowing floral number so you stand out. >> i think the dress code should not turn you into sheep, where everybody is following the same thing. >> you have seen it where you see the guys all in the same plaid shirt, not like yours, mr. roker, but that generic. as i said plaid shirt, i realized you had it on, and i thought, wait a minute, but you are handsome. and if younicycling is not hard enough, how about doing it 845 chimney. romania. captured this on video. >> my gosh. >> look at this. the balance beam. a few other tricks up his sleeve. just for the sheer joy of it. he's just h
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showing off. >> that's nuts. you know who is a big unicyclist? our producer and my wife unicycles. >> do you ride your bike around? >> sometimes i'm too tired. >> al, khrr i needed two tires. >> there you go. >> tamron, pop start. i don't know how to follow that joke. barbra streisand took to the stage last night for a duet with donald trump. no. it's donald trump played by jimmy fallon. they promised to make duets great again. here it is. ♪ any wall you can build i can build taller.
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he tweeted, just want to wish billy ray cyrus the most special, magical birthday ever. i love you with all my heart. also, happy birthday to my wife. it's a happy belated birthday to blake lively and billy ray cy s cyrus. and oops, she did it again. at the same time she brought back some of her greatest hits, doing carpool karaoke. what we learned. she wants three more kids
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longer believes in marriage and knows how to bring back a blast from the past in style. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i know you are looking at the ponytails on james, but he has a half shirt on. >> yeah, i know. >> i'm glad you pointed that out. >> for more "popstart" stories, head over to the facebook page. >> i am not sure anybody has more fun with their job than him. he's loving it. >> let's get a check of the weather. we have been talking about the tropical disturbance, and over the next couple of days, the chances keep dropping, down to 20% and over the next fi
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development and the european modeling brings it across the bahamas and wind and rain to southern florida and then monday the european model brings it across florida and the u.s. model brings it out into the warm waters of the gulf where it could be more of a tropical entity and cause problems for parts of louisiana and the gulf, whereas the european model brings it across the southeastern atlantic, and we will continue to track it. all we are tracking around here is the beginning of our next heat wave, the fourth heat wave of the summer starts today and temperatures way back over 90 degrees by later this afternoon, and already at 80 at national airport, and 77 in quantico. when we are this warm this early, you know it's going to be a sizzler. 95 is the forecast today and the record is 97, and we will be close to a record high and the heat index
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afternoon, and hot all weekend, too. puppy with a purpose is created by our sponsor, petsmart. >> today marks the end o on a scale of 1 to 10 on the infat waeugs. in fat waeugs. ation scale. >> it's time to meet our puppy. let's have a drum roll please. >> hi, sweetie. >> welcome. >> he's adorable. >> so cute. the nice folks at
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a $25,000 donation. >> his name is charlie! >> charlie, let's go see your new home. >> there it is. all yours. >> now he has a name. what about a uniform? >> that little vest, for his big job. >> of course, our new puppy charlie is here along with all of his siblings. look what we have here, here's wrangler. >> did you miss us at all? >> i don't think so. >> he is focused. on the job. >> we have a puppy. >> can i take the lab with me? >> no. can't have our dog. >> country queen, dollary pardon -- oh, look, she is with charlie. >> and jessica alba -- ♪ ♪ ♪ >> we'reer
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charlie's trainer. how would you characterize week one? >> such an awesome week. he's acclimating to the city. he's getting used to everything that's involved with being on tv. we're doing that by associate it with lots of snuggling and playing and treats and toys because the more comfortable he is, the better he'll work in the future. >> we all fight over him all day long. we want to hold him and so do all of the celebrities that come by the studio. is that good for him to have a lot of different interactions with people he's never met before? >> absolutely. so socializing is such an important part of being a future service dog for a veteran because like i said, the more comfortable he is, the better he's going to do in the future. >> the different environments are good for him as well. >> he's taking in all sorts of sounds and sights and things outside of the studio like the crowds of people on the plaza and it's amazing for him to have the foundation. >> the hardest part for us has been remembering that when charlie is wearing the vest, charlis
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instinct is to run over and cuddle and then we look down and go -- >> he's getting used to wearing the vest. he doesn't have that total association. in the future he will understand what his job is. >> what are his next few >> what are his next few weeks like? what are some of the skills you will be teaching him? >> retrieving and opening doors and turning on and off lights, but right now we are in no major rush to push him, so he will be learning his name and doing play retrieve and things like that, very light and fun. >> how was your first week? how do you like these hours? >> theis is amazing, and i met o many wonderful people and everybody has been encouraging. >> happy to have you. you can learn more about the service dogs at today.com. let's go outside to tamron. >> guys, what a moment everybody is waiting for, almost here, dnce,et
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here live on the plaza. i have with me, emily, emily, norah, and graves. admitted to i have to admit i don't know everything about the band so help me out here. what does dnce stand for? >> it was supposed to be -- >> i got you. >> what's so funny? >> my gosh. >> why are you red now? >> what are they laughing at? >> they thought they were here to help me out. meanwhile, they got to meet the band and guess what? dnce takes over our
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>> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. >> good morning, it's 8:26 on this friday, august 26th, i am aaron gilchrist. let's check on the roads with melissa mollet. >> good morning, seeing some delays still northbound at prince william parkway on 95, crash out of the way but still seeing the delays. and bw 50, on the outer loop and as you are crossing the american legion bridge, slow, and still slow southbound. we will have a check on your forecast when we come back.
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looks like it's going to be another day way up into the 90s today. we're already in the upper 70s and low 80s in many spots. i am forecasting 95 today. the record at national airport is 97, so we'll be close to that. if you are going to the nats and
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the 90s as you go down to the ballpark and 80s during the game, and both days this weekend, 90 or higher. chuck, thank you. we are back in 25 minutes. until then you can always get the news and weather in the nbc washington app. now at havertys furniture, it's our labor day sale. where you can create the perfect home. from now until september 5th, you'll find huge savings on stylish pieces. get free delivery, plus an extra hundred-dollars off every thousand-dollars you spend. with havertys, your home can be perfect,
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y iguana? the labor day sale is on now, at havertys. life looks good. 8:30 on a friday morning. great crowd out here for a live performance from dnce on our citi concert stage. >> also coming up, we've been talking about the roker burger at shake shack all week long. al is going to fix us up some of those burgers. >> folks have been tweeting that there isn't a shake shack near them so how can they get a roker burger? we'll show you how to make your own. >> a programming note, this sunday night natalie is hosting a documentary special robin williams behind closed doors. it's a complete look at the legacy of the genius. two-hour special takes us from his childhood in chicago to
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mindy" while uncovering troubling times in his life. >> it's interviews of people that knew him professionally and personally. robin williams behind closed doors airs let us get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> let's show you your weekend outlo outlook. warm temperatures in the northeast, and in the mid-atlantic states wet through the gulf coast and the heat breaks in the pacific northwest and then sunday look for more rain in upstate new york, and hot and humid in the mid-atlantic states and flooding rains possible depending on what the tropical system does, and we do have wet weather from texas on into the mid-plains. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> hazy, hot and humid expected all across the area for today. the washington monument
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humidity this morning. 82 in leesburg.wondering if it' going to cool off anytime soon, the answer is no, we should be 90 or higher through the end of next week. >> and now to our special series, "today's original." this week it's all about the roker burger i got to create with the folks at shake shack. shack. $1 donated for every burger sold. if you can't make it to the shake shack or there isn't one in your area, we'll show you how to make a roker burger at home. we have senior vice president of operations. zach, good to see you. >> thank you so much. >> there's a lot that goes into this besides the burger. let's get started. first of all, as far as the burger is concerned, how do we do this? >>
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probably best to start with our mayo. >> everybody commented about the mayo. >> a take on southern red eye gravy. we've done it here. you helped us dream up this delicious burger. let's dream up mayo. we'll start by adding so the brewed espresso. the roasted notes will pick up on smoke of the barbecue and then you're adding maple syrup here that will pick up on the sweetness from the barbecue. vinegar in there. a little pinch of salt and pepper and whisk that up. you do that very well. >> thank you. >> it's the best. so then next thing we want to do is take our potato rolls here. that's the best way to eat a burger. we'll take melted butter. we want to get that nice on each side there. what you'll do is take melted butter and put it on your medium griddle here. get that toasted where it's almost like french toast looking.
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you want high heat. >> high heat with any burger start with great meat. we'll take our nice patty here. we smash our burgers like this. >> chefs say don't do that because it pushes out juices. >> i don't know what chefs say that. >> i have heard. >> you want to smash and let that go a minute and a half. burgers are like pancakes. when you see juices coming up through the middle like when you see bubbles coming up, that's when you're going to flip it. these are flipped already here. you were smart when you helped us create this. we'll put two slices of cheese. >> i like a lot of cheese. >> a lot of flavors going on. we need that extra component of cheese. let's just make this. you have your toasted bun. we have you set up with a patty. we'll take this. i'll make this. we have our barbecue pulled pork. you helped us with that. so amazing. this one comes to us from an amazin
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you get first. let's get pulled pork on there. you like it, too. go heavy. >> go heavy or go home. >> so we've had so much fun with you this week. we thank you so much. fans are loving it. >> no kid hungry is such a great organization to help fight childhood hunger. three dill pickles goes on here. >> that's what fans like. >> fourth. throw another one in there. >> boom. >> guys? >> this is brilliant. >> you got your shakes. >> i'm happy. >> savannah was upset earlier in the week. >> with he brought extras. >> nice job. it's delicious. >> we posted the recipe online on our website, today.com/food. big news about the roker burger. if you were not able to get to shake shack this week, they'll now be able through
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until sunday night. supporting no kid hungry. how's it been doing? >> we've sold thousands of them. you have to feel good because just another bit of help to get kids fed ending childhood hunger in america. >> thank you to the team at shake shack. >> thank you so much. >> eat a couple of them because you can always go out and dnce them off. >> we should do that. >> that's what we're about to do. concert time on the plaza after this. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> dnce has taken the world by storm with its infectious music. the group
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first, a look at their whirlwind year. it's one of the catchiest songs of the summer. and for dnce led by front man joe jonas, "cake by the ocean" has brought the sweet song of success. the song certified double platinum. ♪ their follow-up single "toothbrush" just as popular with 40 million views on youtube and counting. >> it resonates because they write catchy songs but joe jonas says the mission is to celebrate wild, weird and quirky. >> they spent the summer on a world tour putting the finishing touches on their debut full length album. get ready to dnce as the band takes to our summer concert stage. by the way, if you're at home, you can get virtual reality experience. it will be just
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with us on the plaza. go to today.com to join in and now without further ado, dnce, take it away. ♪ ♪ see you walking around like it's a funeral ♪ ♪ not so serious, girl, why those feet cold ♪ ♪ we just getting started don't you tiptoe ♪ ♪ waste time like a masterpiece don't waste time with masterpiece ♪ ♪ you should be rolling with me you should be rolling with me ♪ ♪ you're a real life fantasy ♪ but you're moving so carefully let's start living dangerously ♪ ♪ talk to me baby
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sweet, sweet craving ♪ ♪ let's lose our minds and go crazy ♪ ♪ let's lose our minds and go crazy ♪ ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ ♪ see you licking frosting from your own hands ♪ ♪ i want another taste i'm begging yes, ma'am ♪ ♪ i am tired of all this candy on the dry land, dry land ♪ ♪ waste time with a masterpiece don't waste time with a masterpiece ♪ ♪ you should be rolling with me ♪ ♪ you should be rolling with me ♪ ♪ you're a real life fantasy ♪ you're a real life fantasy ♪ but you're moving so carul
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♪ talk to me baby ♪ i'm going blind from this sweet craving ♪ ♪ let's lose our minds and go crazy ♪ ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ ♪ walk for me baby ♪ i'll be diddy you'll be naomi ♪ ♪ let's lose our minds ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪
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talk to me baby ♪ ♪ i'm going blind from this sweet, sweet craving ♪ ♪ let's lose our minds and go crazy ♪ ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ ♪ i'll be diddy, you'll be naomi ♪ ♪ go crazy, crazy ♪ keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ ♪ ♪ i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪
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>> dnce. we are just getting started with this dance party. more music just ahead. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> we are so excited to have dnce here on our citi concert stage this morning. >> first full length album is on the way. dnce is joe jonas, jack lawless, cole little, good to have you here. can we start by saying thank you for doing the radio version of that last song. we appreciate that. >> i don't know what you're talking about. we know you're very sensitive, matt. >> let's get lingo out of the way for uninitiated dnce means?
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the truth is we misspelled dance and we liked it and kept it. >> i thought it meant do not crush eggs or something like that. >> she figured it out. >> cake by the ocean means? >> mystery solved again. for us it's just a party anthem. a fun song. misunderstanding of sex on the beach, the drink, the cocktail. we thought that was bizarre so we put it into a song. >> you've been playing together a year but you've known each other for a lot longer than that, right? >> joe has known jack and ginger for over ten years and played countless time. i fell out of a space ship and landed in joe's lap. >> are you surprised at how the song took off? >> we had no expectations of what "cake by the ocean" would do. it's incredible to play it here
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have them sing it back up. >> best new artist nomination. is this exceeding all expectations? >> we're happy to be nominated amongst incredible other artists. >> you guys are great. i know you have been traveling from london here and then the vmas and back all over the place. what are you going to sing next? >> i think we're going to sing a song called "toothbrush" for you all. >> ladies and gentlemen, dnce. ♪ ♪ maybe you don't have to rush ♪ you could leave a toothbrush ♪ at my place at my place ♪ we don't need to keep it hush ♪ ♪ you could leave a toothbrush at my place at my place ♪ ♪
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♪ half hypnotized ♪ each time i let you stay the night stay the night ♪ ♪ up the morning tangled in sheets ♪ ♪ we play the moment on repeat on repeat ♪ ♪ when you're standing there in your underwear and my t-shirt from the night before ♪ ♪ with your messed up hair and your feet still bare would you mind closing the bedroom door ♪ ♪ maybe you don't have to rush ♪ you could leave a toothbrush at my place at my place ♪ ♪ we don't need to keep it hush ♪ ♪ you could leave a toothbrush at my place at my place ♪ ♪ i just, i just can't let you go ♪ ♪ give me something i've never known ♪ ♪ so maybe you don't have to rush
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♪ at my place at my place ♪ no need to question next time we meet ♪ ♪ i know you're coming home with me, home with me ♪ ♪ sweat like a sauna ♪ break out the ice ♪ i know you're going stay the night stay the night ♪ ♪ when you're standing there in your underwear and my t-shirt from the night before ♪ ♪ with your messed up hair and your feet still bare ♪ ♪ would you mind closing the bedroom door ♪ ♪ maybe you don't have to rush ♪ you could leave a toothbrush at my place at my place ♪ ♪ we don't need to keep it hush you could leave a toothbrush ♪ ♪ at my place at
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♪ i just, i just can't can't let you go ♪ ♪ you give me something i've never known ♪ ♪ so maybe you don't have to rush ♪ ♪ you could leave a toothbrush at my place at my place ♪ ♪ cause i don't want this to end ♪ ♪ and there's no need to play pretend ♪ ♪ if you stay with me again ♪ would you mind closing the bedroom door ♪ ♪ maybe you don't have to rush ♪ you can leave a toothbrush at my place at my place ♪ ♪ we don't need to keep it hush you could leave a toothbrush ♪ ♪ at my place at my place ♪ i just, i
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go ♪ ♪ give me something i've never known ♪ ♪ so maybe you don't have to rush ♪ ♪ you could leave a toothbrush at my place at my place ♪ >> hear more from dnce and all our summer concert artists at applemusic.com/today. more music ahead from dnce on a friday morning. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> all right. that was a special time of day for birthdays. >> time to find out who is celebrating milestones. let's start out with ann bickford. she played tennis until she was 90. way to go, ann. mr. benny langworth. he's been the locker room attendant at the golf and tennis club for 30 years. happy 100th birthday to barbara jost.
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teaches a watercolor class every winter and went barbara is not doing that, she loves watching her grandson, collin. that's right. "saturday night live." all righty. dr. annie beard of richmond, texas. also 100 years old. she loves to read, sing, and spend time with her family and friends. and anna laforge. and 75 years for jack and vera jones from michigan. they say the secret to a long and happy marriage is to never go to bed mad. if you know someone turning 100 or celebrating 35 years of marriage or more, head to today.com/celebrates and include a photo. >> we can do celebrate with all those people, roker burgers for everyone.
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that a pop group is very excited about dental hygiene. i think that's great. it's fantastic. >> and cake. >> we'll have more music from dnce. we will get to talk to them some more. first, a check of your local news and weather. >> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. >> good morning. we are just a few minutes shy of the 9:00 hour on this friday, august 26th. i am erika gonzalaz. let's get a check of your commute, shall we. melissa? >> taking a look at the roads outer loop before new hampshire avenue, a new crash in the center lane adding to the delays there, and top of the beltway, doesn't seem to be hurting
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things too much. 270 southbound and northbound, slow. we will get a check of the ever important forecast coming up.
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it's not getting hot in here but it's getting hot out there, temperatures in the mid-80s right now. 86 at national airport, and 85 at dulles and 82 in leesburg. hourly temperatures up, up and away we go, and temperatures to the mid and upper 90s later today, and heat index way over 100 and staying hot, but not quite as humid over the weekend. thank you, chuck. you can get the latest news and weather anytime with our nbc washington app. for now, back to the "today" show.
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>> this morning on "today's take," dnce and joe jonas bring the sweet taste of cake by the ocean to our plaza. which one of these stars is the highest paid actor and al is in the kitchen with his snack. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, tamron hall and billy bush live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this friday morning, august 26th, 2016. billy along with al and tamron and we have heard your feedback on our need for a bigger de
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thing. >> we did what we could. >> we made us bigger. this is the same size desk. we just got bigger. >> good luck with your man spread. >> i'm cramped. >> you should feel these thighs. here's what i'm upset about. our managers, okay, our executive producers, you lied. you lied. you lied to tamron. you lied to me. you lied to billy. and i just can't take this anymore. this is ridiculous. oh gosh. >> and the table looks the same. we showed the tiny table and this is not much better. >> now you've seen that to me it feels not so small after you see that. >> it's all relative. >> it doesn't bother me. >> really? >> another person here it might get cramped. >> i think we should have a design contest and have viewers like sketch out what they
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our table should look like. i do feel -- >> a design contest. what great idea. does it always have to be this shape? it could be something else. t tamron and i went on a ropes course adventure park. an adventure on long island. [ screaming ] >> first clip we show is of me screaming. >> wow. >> unbelievable. look at her. she was our leader. she went first. ladies first. every single thing we did. stuck that landing. >> why did i go first, billy bush? >> ladies first. >> that's not why. >> first and foremost i'm a gentleman. i have a terrible fear of heights. if tamron went i could motivate
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of have to. >> oh. >> this is not how it's supposed to work by the way. this is a licensed facility. kids as young as seven all of the way up to adults go out here. they have seven locations. >> you're like george of the jungle hitting trees. >> look at that man spread. >> it's ridiculous. we won't show you everything. there are no brakes. no brakes. >> once i've been on you can brake. >> a glove with your bare hand. we won't show you everything. there is a moment that it really boiled down to who we are as human beings. we were there together like holding hands surrounded by 10 year olds heckling us. they like "lord of the flies." all of these children -- one little boy --
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>> throwing things at us and yelling at us. >> he gave me this. i said i know where you live, kid. >> they were challenging us basically to go on different courses. >> you didn't see what they were talking about you guys on twitter then? >> thank you, al. we were standing there together and i said to tamron in a moment -- >> we were 40 feet up high reflecting on life and things that are important. >> i said i deactivated twitter today, tamron. >> i said did you? >> deactivated my account. i'm afraid it's become troll land. it's so negative. majority negative. maybe that's just me. it's majority negative. >> my twitter feed is pleasant. >> you said i'm out too. >> i said i'm out too. i'm thinking about it. in the moment i said i'm .
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>> are you hedging now? >> i'm not hedging. >> have you deactivated yours? >> not yet. >> what about instagram? >> i don't have the issue on instagram. you post a picture of baby. >> everybody go to instagram. >> there's still no comment section on snapchat. instagram video no comment section. instagram you post a picture of a baby. that's cute. twitter, what's wrong with that baby's eye. >> you know where they are vicious? pinterest? they'll come after you. >> i love pinterest. you have gotten into a few twitter -- >> i enjoy it. it's a little sport. >> occasionally you have to respond. it's so hard not to. but you know what? as michelle obama said, they go low, you go high. so i like to use humor to -- >> here's a compromise. did you know you can look
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so if it's an unanimous troll or whatever, they're not verified so on your twitter account, i sound like the -- you know you can do this. look at people who have verified that they are real people. >> that's an interesting thing. i may have to look into that. >> how about your daughter? she's real. >> this is a picture i want to post on this television screen. today is my oldest daughter's 18th birthday. she's turning 18. looks like her mama. >> exactly. >> they could be sisters. >> she's beautiful. her name is josie. she's 18. i told her that you can get lottery tickets now. you can serve in the military. >> let me ask a question. i'm 18 now. >> yeah. >> leila, that's all she's been talking about. coming up in november, i'm going to be 18. like it's this magic moment.
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>> and she's going to vote. she asked me, dad, who should i vote for? i said it's a longer discussion. >> it is an independence -- especially for a young woman. 18, dad. >> i understand. >> serious note, she's had a big year. a tough year in many ways. i'm not going to get emotional, but i'm really proud of this girl. she's special. >> happy birthday. >> you know what, aretha franklin is a fan of the show. she loves us. i want to send some love to my queen. she's getting ready to undergo some treatment. she had to cancel a series of concerts and hopefully she'll be on the mend soon. she sends her love about the roker burger of course. we want to give love to my queen this morning. >> she'll have her purse with her. >> one day i'll tell you my aretha franklin purse story. >> we have action this sunday. vmas coming up here. tmz reporting that kanye west will be
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whatever he wants. he can perform. he can forego the performance. >> he can juggle. do whatever. >> producers have no idea what he's going to do. is this a good idea? >> i love it. i absolutely am tired of orchestrated award shows. you know what's going to happen. it's all preplanned and leaked. i want kanye to go kan crazy on stage. >> presidential ambitions in an 11-minute speech last year. >> i need energy from these shows. >> i have said before, i think the man is a musical genius. i really do. i think he's a very talented man. and who knows? maybe he'll use this time for good. and not make it all about kanye. i think there is in this very core he wants to do good and he wants to effect change. >> i'll tell you this quickly. i don't want to be mean to
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york for three days i could not go in and out of my home because it's pop-up shop. t-shirts selling outside all night. kids from all backgrounds, all races, he has a fan base. i kind of appreciated that. i thought all kinds of kids, all backgrounds. i thought, okay, he's bringing them in from all necks of the wood. i like that. >> bill simmons said he's a genius. the problem is he knows it. i think that's interesting. taylor swift presented -- remember they brought them together after the huge dust up in 2009 is when they had the dust up and grabbed the microphone. beyonce deserved it. they brought them together last year because kanye got the award and she presented it and then things have fallen out over "famous." taylor will not be at vmas.
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plane? he should be number one. he was outside of a plane without a stunt devil. >> how about "jason bourne"? >> they brought him back. they did one with jeremy who was great. he was great. damon held out. >> are they good? >> we'll have to do a weekend. >> next on the list -- >> this speaks to -- wow. that was hurtful. >> can i clarify? >> no, it's okay. >> i want to clarify. i would stay with y'all if we watched "steel magnolias" and movies -- >> a weekend of movies you like and -- >> this is what speaks to the power of the foreign box office. number two, mr. jackie chan. >> look at
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it says 61 million. >> it says i'm rich. >> and number one i think you know. >> he earned it. >> the rock, baby. >> "the rock" dwayne johnson. this is a lot of "fast and furious" money. >> dwayne "the rock" johnson every movie he goes into explodes. >> you were on the set for that movie? >> no. i did "ride along 2" with kevin hart and ice cube. >> can we put a picture of the rock back up? we did a story earlier in the hour that men without hair are less attractive. who did that stupid study? >> he was one of the people i
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pointed out. >> true johnson has the most beautiful piece of any human being and the best gums. >> how close did you get in there? >> i remember that he was talking and my eyes just kept going into his mouth. >> wow. >> i've been in your shoes. i sat in my radio studio back in the day with flo rider and i couldn't get over his teeth. they're gorgeous. al, we need to go no further than the beautiful man sitting right here. >> now, up until recently, samuel l. jackson was the highest grossing actor of all-time. but because of the latest "star wars," harrison ford has now edged him out. over $4.6 billion
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movies that all add up. sam jackson was up until -- >> i just want to say swear words. >> when i think of sam i think of telling donald trump that he cheats at golf. we were talking vmas earlier. britney spears performing. she's got her album coming out. we have to pay this off. earlier this the week we played the trailer for carpool karaoke. >> we didn't know if she was singing or not. i believe she sings every time she opens her mouth. >> wow. you do? ♪ i shouldn't have let you go ♪ show me how you want me to be ♪ ♪ tell me baby because i need to know now ♪ ♪
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killing me ♪ ♪ and i must confess i still believe ♪ >> i can't do it. >> girlfriend was singing. >> she brought it. case closed. >> one of the biggest man crushes on james corden. i do. >> fight me for it. >> when i saw him on broadway was just brilliant. >> he's adorable. >> it was brilliant. to see what he's done, i'm in love with this man. >> he's become all of our best friends in our heads. he's the guy you want to hang out with. >> he was body shamed when he was in school we found out yesterday. now he's embraced it. >> he got the last laugh on the bullies. >> who's laughing now?
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watching him on tv. >> not the last time we talk about to lochte. he's going with "dancing with the stars." it's a report that i think he is. he's been summoned back to rio. officials there are charging him with filing a false police report. he will not have to return. they won't get lochte back there. >> this is why i said he needed to take a break and not go on "dancing with the stars." i'm not saying he shouldn't be forgiven. i'm about redemption and forgiveness. you need a break sometimes. i feel like -- i got my political show mixed in. you can forgive people. i sound like you. i've taken on your voice. i can
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billy regis. i think he needs a break from tv and just chill out for a while. he's got a girlfriend. hang out with her. kick it in florida. >> it's not as bad as you think. four sponsors dropped out. he lost speedo and the mattress company but he picked up pine brothers throat lozenges. they have a statement that says forgiving on your throat. they're going with a forgiving thing. >> forgive me if i interrupt, i have to get to weather. let's show you what's going on. next two days we don't expect much. only a 20% chance but over the next five days, could be a 60% chance. and you will see the models have almost flip-flopped where the u.s. model puts it out into the gulf and the european model puts it out over the southeast and we still have to watch it becse
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birthday. she should buy lottery tickets. >> she can legally. guys, did this happen by design or is it luck? we all knew each other from some place and it kind of came together that way? >> it was the perfect timing for us. we were looking for the next thing individually. came together and said let's try something of our own and then dnce was started. >> have you all known each other before this? >> i played in joe's old band for many years. >> it seems to me like it's happening. "cake by the ocean" blows up. did you have any idea it was going to be the size of hit it was and is? >> no idea. we wrote the song simply because it felt right. it was a fun vibe in the studio that day. we're playing it all over the world and here today. it's a special song to us. >> how does that happen? does it begin with that lick and you say w
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>> i think any time you're creating, the first idea is the one that sets the ship out in the ocean and for this one it was just a cake ship out into the ocean and here it is. >> how do you handle these guys? you're the lone woman in the band. >> it's so much fun every day. >> having too much fun. >> they make me laugh all day long. >> let's talk about the style of this band. the clothing style and where do you guys shop? >> you know, we shop at the superhero store. everyone is a different role. we all make sense together because we're weirdos and that's what dnce is about. >> the style reflects the music and the vibe, doesn't it? it's loose and kind of thrown together. >> everything that we do we try to -- we have fun with obviously. we take music seriously. i think clothing is representation of who you are as well. so we make sure that what we ar showcases our music. >> what goes on at the show?
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who is there? >> it's been kind of insane. we've been on tour for the last six months straight. we were all over the u.s. we went to japan, australia, new zealand. europe. it's been a whirlwind experience. amazing crowds. it's great to know our music even in countries where we don't speak the same lange wauage. >> your brother is having great success solo artist. dnce. where is kevin? baby number two coming? >> he's a great day. baby number two is on the way. he's been doing some really exciting stuff on his own. he's doing a lot of app development. he's been building applications you use on your phone and don't realize it. he's killing it. >> what about bonus jonas? >> he just went to college two days ago. >> no, he's not. are the ladies eating out of the paf
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s this weekend. best new artist. kanye west has four minutes to do with whatever he wants. >> i'm hoping he talks for four minutes straight. i would love to see more speaking. that went well last time. >> congratulations to all of you on your success. it's awesome. dnce. they'll perform their new song "body moves" in just a couple minutes. al is in the kitchen with a twist on one of my favorites and a large coming up on "look! famous people!" we catch flo, the progressive girl, at the supermarket buying cheese. scandal alert! flo likes dairy?! woman: busted! [ laughter ] right afterwards we caught her riding shotgun with a mystery man. oh, yeah! [ indistinct shouting ] is this your chauffeur? what?! no, i was just showing him how easy it is to save with snapshot from progressive. you just plug it in and it gives you a rate based on your driving. does she have insurance for being boring? [ light laughter ] laugh bigger. [ laughter ]
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on "today food," we'll wrap up a week of back-to-school meals and snacks. i hope your kids will love it. they have the snack bar and carbs in it. protein is the way to go. give kids protein. we'll show you how to make a healthy beef jerky that you can put in a ziploc for your kids. water, teriyaki sauce. sweet chili pepper. liquid smoke. beef and brown sugar and garlic. make your marinade
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putting some foil at the bottom of this. >> parchment paper. >> you can do that as well. little known secret. put this in the oven. you'll put this in the oven at the lowest possible temperature your oven can go to. low and slow. it's going to be in there for a bunch of hours. leave it in there. until you see that it has a consistency like this. >> this is so good. brisket jerky. >> you have your brisket. you just put this nice zip lolz. >> i think jerky could be big. we have to get in on this. >> kale chips. all you have to do is cut out the rib. all right. you're going to lay these down on parchment paper or baking sheet. take olive oil. use salt. you can do any seasong
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and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious, and in rare cases fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto tell your doctor about any conditions, such as kidney, liver or bleeding problems. to help protect yourself from a stroke, ask your doctor about xarelto. there's more to know. xarelto. nobody's hurt,
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> dnce kicking off our fun on the plaza with their awesome songs. they're getting ready to release their full length album. here with a new song called "body moves," dnce. ♪
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>> think about this. you love your man but do you love his looks? we want to give two men a style makeover. go to today.com. send a picture of your fella, name, location, and why he needs a new look. maybe it's the shirt. it's the pants. it's the back hair. could be that. he may get picked. >> you have to think about body hair. >> he doesn't have anymore body hair. >> i'm not going to say what i was thinking. meanwhile -- >> guess who is coming up next. kathie lee and hoda. they've got john krasinski and margo martindale from the movie the "hollars" which is very funny. >> and top fall trends under 50 bucks. looks we can find for you
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look like celebs looks. >> i helped billy pick this out. >> looked nice all week. he gave me the pink shirt. also ahead, turn your kid into a huge business mogul like barron trump. thank you for great first week. >> you were fantastic. group hug. >> bye-bye. >> tha
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good morning, everyone. just a few minutes shy of the 10:00 hour on this friday, august 26
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and that may not be high enough since we are already nearly at 90 degrees and it's not even 10:00 a.m. yet. highs around the area today, at least mid-90s, perhaps upper 90s, and honestly we will probably have a run at 100 as warm as it is. it will be a hot one for sure tonight, and the weekend, temperatures in the 90s for both days, erika. back on the air for another hour of news and weather on "news4 midday." havertys furniture helps your home look perfect even when life isn't. pretty!
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♪ >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. ♪ >> yeah, it's the weekend. >> yes, it is. it's try day friday, august 26th. that's called "women up" by meghann traynor. all of her songs she learned to sing and after she's roughing it. >> we're going to kick your weekend off to that talented stars of "the hollers." hering with us will be john krasinski and

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