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r . good morning. mall mayhem. post holiday sales break out across shopping centers across the country. chaos in connecticut. melee in memphis. police forced to use pepper spray inside a crowd in cleveland. inside the panicked moments for thousands of shoppers. no way, president trump after president obama says he would have won again and this after a twitter veiled warning to the united nations. and after being slammed by a powerful winter storm, up and
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warmth. temperatures set to soar up to 20 degrees above normal today. downward spiral. new details emerge about the weeks leading up to george michael's sudden death. his partner revealing about the pop star. today, tuesday, december 27th, 2016. from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live in studio 1a in receivockefeller plaza. >> good morning. it is tuesday morning. i'm carson daly alongside tamron hall. she remains on maternity leave. cold weather in the midwest but not here in new york. >> look at our plaza. it's 56 degrees out there. people are taking off their hats. we'll be there in a minute. the story of two
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>> let's get to our top story. post holiday shoppers across the country and police in riot gear. in long island where one of those broke out. >> reporter: good morning. gunshots spread throughout several states and malls throughout the country causing chaos and even evacuation at places like this, roosevelt mall here in new york. post christmas mayhem, striking malls all across the country. in this new jersey mall, pandemonium when a person shouted gun and was slammed by a chair during a fight. 5,000 shoppers tried to escape what they believed was a life-threatening ordeal aband abandoning meals in the food court. in ohio, police responded to reports of shots fired at
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>> we had a sort of stampede. >> reporter: officers used pepper spray to stop a large crowd fighting later confirming there were no gunshots, a juvenile taken into custody for assaulting a police officer. meanwhile, disturbances across 15 malls across the country were reported in at least a dozen states. in tennessee, incidents reported in three separate malls. in manchester, connecticut, several sites broke out all at once several hundred teens involved. >> they started yelling and pushing each other. >> reporter: this video shows an officer trying to control the crowd. five other police departments responded to the scene, one officer assaulted with no life-threatening injuries. eight people were arrested fo e forcing the mall to close its doors two hours before scheduled. >> it looked like people were throwing purges and fighting, a huge mob,
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>> reporter: despite multiple reports of gunfire police found no weapons or indication any of these incidents were connected. >> thanks so much. >> war of words escalating between president-elect trump and president obama over a u.s. ally. >> reporter: good morning to you. another fairly quiet day for the president-elect in south florida. he spends the holidays in maug ma mar-a-lago in palm beach. he is a taking aim at not only the united nations but president obama, too. new accusations now flying the u.s. orchestrated a controversial u.n. security resolution meant to send a warning to israel. >> we have proof. i don't believe it, we know it. we will share it with the incoming administration through
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israel officials saying they will give the evidence to the next administration as the current administration flatly denies they had anything to do with that resolution including white house ben rhodes saying the notion we were involved in this is just not true. >> do you not trust the u.s. government they had anything to do with this? >> ben rhodes is an expert at fiction. >> reporter: and the chill between prime minister netanyahu and president obama and some republicans threatening to yank funding from the united nations saying it has great potential but right now is just a club for people to get together, talk, and have a good time. so sad. that war of words, not the only one trump's involved in after new comments in a podcast from president obama about what might
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third term based on his vision for the country. i'm confident that if i -- if i had run again and articulated i think i could have mobilized a majority of the people to run behind it. >> reporter: trump taking exception to the hypothetical unconstitutional scenario, no way president obama could have beaten him pointing to jobs, isis, oh healthcare law. >> if you think you're winning you have a tendency like in sports to maybe play it safer. >> reporter: in contrast to trumps unusually vocal comments weighing in on international diplomacy, president obama's philosophy, stay quiet, at least for now. >> i have to be quiet for a while. i don't mean politically, i mean internally, i have to still myself. >> that's going toke
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time. >> reporter: overnight, the president-elect tweeting about his charitable foundation he has promised to dissolve to deal with any potential conflict of interest questions but still questions about his business and how he will disentangle himself from that, questions donald trump has promised to answer after the new year he is set to resume his full schedule tomorrow. >> thank you so much. today, president obama takes time away from his vacation in hawaii in pearl harbor, 75 years after the attacks at pearl harbor in world war ii. tammy is in pearl harbor for more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are just day is a way from an unprecedented event. japanese minister, shinzo abe will visit pearl harbor alongside president obama and will pay respects to those who fought and di
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never before has a japanese leader made an official visit to pearl harbor. it is finally happening 75 years after the attack. >> man your battle stations. this is another drill. >> reporter: al rodriguez survived the attack on pearl harbor. he will be there today once again to witness history as japanese prime minister shinzo antibiotic visit antibiotic -- abe visits the battlefields of the attack. the joint trip coming after obama became the first president to visit hiroshima, the city where the u.s. dropped the first two atomic bombs, forcing japan to surrender. ambassador to japan, caroline kennedy helped strengthen u.s. and japan connections. >> certainly for the united states and japan, it should inspire the power of reconciliation. >> reporter: thousands now pass
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through these gates everyday. >> my father joined the navy right after pearl harbor. as so many young men then, that was an event that really rocked them to their core. >> reporter: a war that changed many and tore the war apart and now a chance for two countries to show solidarity. >> it shows how far we came not just as a nation but a global family. >> reporter: a moment 75 years in the making some thought would never come. the visit of these two leaders really shows how two adversaries have become allies. carson and tamron. >> thank you, tammy. in hawaii. meantime, another time for digging out a powerful winter storm. this morning, tens of thousands of people still without power. nbc ron motts with more on the story. good morning. >> hey, tamron, good morning to you. this latest wintero
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it's dry but mostly cold today. elsewhere, this storm is packing a mighty pump. this morning, a familiar sound, digging out. >> how the heck am i getting out of here? >> reporter: after a winter wallop surrounded cars and homes snow drifts so massive they blocked front doors leaving a perfect imprint. a difficult day back to work today in muchorthern plains. across south dakota, blinding snow and zero visibility on the roads, a stretch of 294 closed at one point. in minnesota, this icehouse broke through the frozen lake as temperatures plummeted. foreca forecasters warned up to half an inch of ice could freeze over and travelers urged to bring extra flashlights and food and water. in wisconsin, a dramatic rescue, 10 anglers left stranded after
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away and there was a rescue to bring them back ashore. for airports, anything but merry after christmas, passengers left stra stranded, laying on mats, waiting for answers. for those who made it home, a winter wonderland for kids and dogs alike. travel could be treacherous in the dakotas and we could see trouble spots from texas all the way up to maine. >> thank you so much. we'll have more on the forecast including near record warmth on the east coast in just a bit. a sinkhole threatening nearly two dozen homes in michigan, engineers rush to save part of a neighborhood that has seen this type of damage before. gabe gutierrez. >> reporter: this morning, a detroit suburban neighborhood is literally on the
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>> we're planning for the worst case scenario. >> reporter: planning for a state of emergency after this massive sinkhole opened up, three homes deemed uninhab uninhabitable, 22 homes evacuated. >> we saw the hole at the side of the house and the separation. >> reporter: demetrius is terrified her house is next. >> if it swallowed his house it might take ours with it. >> reporter: officials believe a sewer pipe buried 45 feet below the ground may have burst cau causing a sinkhole to form and forced the city to shut off utili utilities. this isn't the first deep problem for the area. the same road caved in back in 2004. this latest sinkhole is even larger 250 feet long and 100 feet wide. david rushed out, grabbing what he could in minutes. >> clothes and valuables and christmas presents.
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pumping sewage into a nearby river, worried the sludge might back up into basements. engineers say it could be weeks before residents are allowed back into their homes. for today, gabe gutierrez, nbc news. breaking overnight, rescue teams have found a flight recorder from the plane that crashed over the weekend. all 92 aboard are believed to have died sunday morning when the military plane went down two minutes after taking off from sochi. the passengers included dozens of passengers from russia's world famous military choir. and they hope the recorder black box will provide clues why that plane crashed. some football news now. the dallas cowboys proving once again last night they are the team to beat in the nfc. they took on the detroit lions in monday night football. it was a close game until late
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in the quarter. take a look. >> linehan with a great call for a dallas touchdown. >> there you go, dallas cowboys with their bag of tricks. that was dez bryant with a perfect pass to witten. bryant not only threw for a touchdown, he caught two of its own. they are 13-2 on the season and continues to roll. >> bag of tricks. >> there you go. >> called winning. it is so good. let's check in on the weather. shauna is in from our station in l.a. >> we're looking at above average temperatures and records yesterday this east of the rockies. a very warm day. we will continue to see that warmth. norfolk looking at a 21 degree jump and st. louis your temperatures
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above average. louisville, 15 degree warm-up. in chicago our friends saw snow and now it will be quiet and 62 in wilmington today. as we look at the week ahead, enjoy this warmth. you've got it. in the late part of the week, a chance of snow in the northeast. let's look at that forecast for today, possible snow in the pacific. our friends in the cascades possibly seeing 2 feet of snow. in santa ana, the winds get warm, not going to be a warm one but winds at 55 miles an hour and lake effect snow through the northeast. a look at your weather and the local weather coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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good morning. i'm chuck bell. light pockets of rain here south and east of the city in prince george's county. a lot of that evaporating a few showers between now and lunchtime. you will notice it is way warmer now than yesterday when you went to bed. in the mid to upper 50s. we will make mid 60s for a time. sunshine coming back but have your umbrella ready this morning. >> thank you very much. new information emerging about george michael's death as his partner speaks out about the pop icon's final days. an incredible story of survival. we will hear from the mom who walk
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this is a "news4 today" newsbreak. >> good morning. it's tuesday december 27th, 2016. >> in less than an hour we are going to hear from d.c. police about a missing yoga teacher. tricia mccauley has not been seen since christmas. overnight, police said they found her body but not confi confirming that. news4 justin finch will be there and you can follow him on twitter. crews working to prevent flooding like this from happening again. massive flooding shut down the cleveland park metro st
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streets until 9:30 this morning. >> a tough spot right now. at tlirlgton and northbound i 395. only one lane is getting by northbound on 395. you can see everybody trying to move left and moving quickly near duke street. plan for it. in fairfax county near ox road. nothing moving northbound. you will be under police direction. back to you. >> thank you. a check of your forecast is next.
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good morning. it's mostly cloudy. we've seen pockets of rain this morning. temperatures in the mid-50s already. we'll make the mid-60s later on this afternoon. it will be
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today. between now and then you want that umbrella ready and need it again on thursday. >> thank you. a local update in 25 minutes. >> back to the "today" show after this break.
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7:30 now on a tuesday morning, the 27th of december, 2016. at the rockefeller plaza, an amazing crowd having fun. it is 66 degrees on the plaza. we're going to go out there soon. >> good to have those folks out there. >> inside studio 1a now. let's look at today's headlines. tense of thousands remain without power. the whiteout caused closures in the dakotas and wind gusts kn k knocked out power lines in michigan and nebraska
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flight recorder that crashed into the russian sea over the weekend and 91 people died including dozens from the russian military choir. 5 of 6 inmates that escaped from a tennessee jail are now in custody and they broke out through a toilet giving a path outside. officials are still looking for the lone escapee. we're learning more about the sudden death of pop star george michael, his partner speaking out. kelly, good morning. >> reporter: carson, good morning to you. you can see the impact this man had on so many people. people still out here in front of his london home in north london, paying tribute to the late singer, this as stories begin to emerge about an alleged addiction and secret generosity. ♪ >> reporter: mu details
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behind the music, the talent, a troubled soul, this, the most recent picture of the singer in public taken in september, hardly recognizable. neighbor, sara simpson, said she saw him a few weeks ago at a restaurant. >> he was at the next table and he was very quiet but he didn't look well. but he was with his friends. we thought it was respectful to leave him be. >> reporter: on monday, michael's long-time boyfriend tweeted out how he discovered the singer christmas morning. it's a christmas i will never forget finding your partner dead pea peacefully in bed first thing in the morning. i will never stop missing you. a friend say the singer was struggling with addiction. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: george michael was a star at just 18 and said he found fame hard to manage. his run-ins with the law well-known. arrested in
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himself to an undercover policeman in l.a., caught with drugs in london in 2006, a dr e driving ban in 2007. arrested again for drugs in 2008, and in 2010, after cra crashing into a london store, four weeks in prison. michael smoked cannabis in front of cameras but always denied he had an addiction. he always bounced back, even after a pneumonia scare in 2011. >> the hospital in austria that they rushed me to was absolutely the best place in the world i could have been. >> reporter: in recent months, michael stayed out of the spotlight. >> he became very reclusive. wasn't seen around that much, didn't do very much. an amazing career. i think that whatever personal demons he had, he had to deal with. let's hope his career is his lasting
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♪ ♪ >> reporter: the man who made generations dance also gave something else. secretly handing out money and time to people in need. revealed now in tweets. i wrote in a piece abges ago about a celeb i'd worked with tipping a barmaid 4,000 pounds because she was a nurse in debt. that was george michael and he worked at a homeless shelter. i never told any else he did it. that's who he was. >> reporter: george michael's boyfriend told them everything was complicated recently but george was looking forward to christmas. i want people to remember him the way he was. he was a beautiful person. one last note, the police tell us they will not be commenting on cause of death until after the postmortem. guys. >> steel reeling over that loss. >> it is so beautiful.
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how he was anonymous and giving. let's check the weather. what's the latest, shauna. >> things are starting to quiet down nationally. we are looking at a storm in the midwest. you can see fast moving showers in the pacific northwest. california is getting some. bay area getting high clouds. >> in the cascades. we're looking at dangerous travel in the passes to the cany canyons. additional snow possible and avalanche threat tomorrow. at lease 2 feet of snow through the cascades and even oregon looking at snow. we look at that forecast ment n mentioning warmth towards the east. temperatures in the 40s for you throughout the valley and out towards the east, t
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at rain there. we have fog ahead of that front. you could be seeing that this morning. lake effect snow in the lakes and snow in the pacific northwest. rain is possible through boston, you'll notice that. we have rain and actually wind for you in the southern california region where santa ana winds are possible and that will make things dusty for your travel. that's a look nationwide. here's what ae's good in your neighborhood. >> good morning. in our neighborhood mostly cloudy skies ahead but as the s sun gets up there are showers. nothing heavy but hit and miss rain chances between now and noontime today. temperatures in the 50s now and gradually in the 60s later. there remains a 40% chance you need your umbrella between now and noontime. back to sunshine and highs near 64 later today. >> you can always get your local forecast from the weather channel on cable. >> thank you very
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would not have lived through. she told me her incredible story of survival after trekking through the wilderness. something they're not calling fortunate, calling it miraculous. >> it's starting to sink in as far as it feels somewhat surreal. >> karen klein, seay, warm, lucky to be alive after a fle37 hour ordeal. she and her husband were in las vegas for the holiday. >> family vacation. >> they decided to take a road trip and see the wonders. it was there in the north rim she says everything went south. their cell phone gps recomme recommending a shortcut. >> it diverted us to a forest road. >> reporter: the family realized too late was awr
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getting stuck in the mud. >> for an hour we tried to get the car out. we had no cell service and couldn't call anybody to help us out. it was decided, look, there is a main road up ahead. i have professional and recreational experience life-long in the outdoors, so i said, i'll walk up to the main road. i can do this. i'm a runner. >> klein found nothing but the dead of night, wandering way off course. >> it got to be 1:30 in the morning. at this point i had walked 26 miles. i kept myself awake, just talked to myself and rocked back and forth to stay warm. they said in that 36 hours i walked about 30 miles. >> reporter: she survived off tw twigs, snow and the will to see her family again. >> i can't leave my son without a mom. i can't leave my husband without a wife. i'm not letting my parents
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me. >> reporter: meanwhile her husband decided to head the other direction, 15 miles, until he got lucky. >> he got one bar and called the park ranger 911 and they sent the rescue team 3:00 in the afternoon to find me and they found me 2:30 in the morning. >> reporter: klein was found and airlifted to safety recovering with frostbitten fingers and e toes but smiling. >> i think karen is a very brave woman who did the most she could to help her family. >> reporter: a dangerous journey turned christmas miracle. >> i was determined this is not how my life is going to end. >> just hours after karen's rescue, a major storm hit' area that officials said it would have made it impossible to 5-speed her and doctors are treating her in the hospital, hopeful she will make a full recovery. >> this is unbelievable. >> sgood thing she had
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professional recreational experience to survive that. >> motivated by her family. how'd you like to get a private concert from taylor swift? >> i would. >> a surprise for a special fan. >> what can happen if your birthday party invitation should happen to go viral? right after this.
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we're back now 7:49. the birthday party invite people took literally, right? >> really literally. what would you do if your birthday went viral. a lot of people wrote in asking for this story. so glad we're ng
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it ended with this sweet moment marking his daughter's traditional entry to woman hood. half the nation is in poverty. and they said it called attention to these issues. pretty high stakes. >> how did that happen? >> that's something. >> just by putting it on the public setting and not private. >> because they didn't turn people away. >> i love it. >> thank you so much. still to come, the massive brawls that had police racing to malls all across the country. >> happier shopping moves. the bargains, everything from foundation to flights. speaking of flying, my internship at jfk, for delta, i had the time of my life and
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. this is a "news4 today" newsbreak. >> good morning, everybody. it is 7:56 this tuesday, december 27th, 2016. i'm angie goff. we want to get to jack taylor with your first 4 traffic. jack. >> good morning. 395 northbound had been a sore spot earlier. the crash at shirlington, gone, nothing left to look at thank l thankfully and moving north of duke street and should ease in maryland i-95 southbound the crash after 212 safely on the right shoulder and that should ease up. >> thanks, jack, a check on your tuesday forecast is next.
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skies are mostly cloudy. we've seen a little bit of light rain. i put on my twitter feed on twitter @chuckbalfour. if you find some, send it to me. back to the near 60s and then more typical weather highs in the 40s. >> for now, back to the "today" show after this short break.
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it's 8:00 on "to it's 8:00 on "today." brawls at the mall. >> people were fighting. it was a huge mob of people. >> post holiday fights break out at nearly 20 shopping centers across the country. chaos and confusion sends scared shoppers running for their lives. plus, cleared for takeoff. >> let's do it. >> inside my internship as an airport baggage handler. >> what are people packing? they're going to vegas for the love of god. >> what i learned from my time on the tarmac. and christmas surprise. no bad blood here. taylor swift
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holiday concert for a very deserving concert foe ining fan. 2016. >> bringing the heat for the "today" show. >> let's go, pitt! >> my family! friendsnd family in new york. >> celebrating my best friend's birthday on the "today" show! >> celebrating getting married on the "today" show! getting married on the "today" show. >> welcome back to "today." this tuesday morning. the crowd is excited. it's unseasonably warm right now. great to spend time outside with them. the usual gang has
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off. here we are. >> 56 degrees. amazing. is there a u of pitt game? am i missing something? like the whole pitt corner. >> pitt is representing today. >> nice. a beautiful day. coming up, appetizers. we covered appetizers on monday. this morning, we're cooking up the perfect meal for your new year's celebration. we start with apps and then move to systematics inside. first, a look at "today's" headlines. your news at 8:00. >> good morning. we begin this morning with the latest in politics. i'm hallie jackson in west palm beach with president-elect trump expected to have another fairly quiet day at mar-a-lago nearby. he's still being vocal during the holiday break not just after president obama but an international institution,
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donald trump's latest talks directed at the united nations saying it has great potential but right now it's just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. so sad. that tweet coming after international drama on the u.n. world stage with the u.s. refusing to veto a security resolution reprimanding israeli settlements in the west bank. that friday vote, a flash point in the feud between israel prime minister netanyahu and president obama. orchestrating the controversial resolution with israel's ambassador now claiming he has evidence. >> we have proof. i don't believe it, we know it. we will share it with the incoming administration through the appropriate channels. >> reporter: the u.s. denying it was behind the resolution. while its foreign policy in the spotlight now. here at home, president obama making headlines for arguing if he had run on his vision for america this year, not that he could have, hesa
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have won. >> i am confident in this vision because i'm confident that if i had run again and articulated it, i think i could have mobilized a majority of the american people to rally behind it. >> reporter: firing back again on twitter, president obama says he thinks she shou s he would h against me. he should say that but i say, no way. president obama will make history with the japanese prime minister as they both visit the pearl harbor memorial in hawaii and likely president obama's last visit or meeting with a foreign leader before he leaves office. >> thanks very much. in other news, post holiday shoppers were sent scrambling for the exits monday after fights broke out across malls across the country and in at least a dozen states. in new jersey it caused a wave of panic
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gun after hearing a chair slam against the ground. in ohio, an officer used pepper spray to disperse fighting in a mall in cleveland. all at once, police estimate several hundred teens were involved. there's still no clear indication any of the incidents were connected. now to the powerful winter storm wreaking havoc across much of the country. thousands of homes and businesses are still without power this morning as residents start to dig out and north dakota blinding snow and near zero visibility on the roads, a 294 stretch on i-95 was closed at one point and air travelers did not fare much better. almost 2,000 flights canceled monday and 400 delayed. don't miss trending because we will be secelebrating somethg very special. >> it will be fun. and then on "popstart" the
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we're back now at 8:08. post holiday sales are soaring. how do you know what's a good deal right now and what will be marked down more in the new year. >> braving the stores and the sales, morgan checked it all out. good morning. >> reporter: that's right. some of this is common sense. we all know you can get really good deals just after christmas. the question becomes would shou -- what should you buy this week versus next week. we put together guidelines. it's time to make a new list and check it twice, from fashion to flight. experts say some of the best deals of the holiday season don't actually come until after christmas. >> we're seeing the deepest discounts on travel lately, all about mexico, dominican republic, bahamas and even florida. >> reporter: even though holiday decorations are still all aglow, most retailers are thinking spring and emptying shelves
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all winter merchandise. >> the best deals today are everything on cold winter wear, coats, hats, gloves, scarves and boots. >> reporter: going to the mall after the holiday used to be all about return and now it's about spending the precious gift cards worth and estimated 1$100 billin annually. >> there are three things you should do trying to get the best deals in the store. first, check out your e-mail. your e-mail is the guide to tell you what's on sale when. second, when you're in the store, get there early. that's when the newest freshest merchandise arrives. third, when you're checking out at the cash register, ask if there's an additional discount available. >> reporter: expect prices to drop deeper in january but expect the most wanted items to have already been thoroughly picked over. electronics may be the big ticket items people go gaga during sales events like black friday. now, it may actually be better to wait until the new year. the consumer electronic
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which is when the new technology for 2017 is unveiled starts january 6th, that means lower prices for 2016 models should soon follow. when it comes to after holiday sales, close to half of hshoppig is forecasted to happen on line. 1$117 billion of seasonal spen spending. don't forget to check the online clearance racks. retailers like j. crew, anthropology and athletica are offering additional discounts up to 50% off their already reduced it items. a few ways to shop smarter and save at santa's sales. one more tip. if you're in the market for a new car, you can actually get deeper discounts in december than january. if snow is in your future, you can usually get better deals because snowy cold weather actually brings in fewer buyers. >> better deals maybe. >> thanks, morgan. >> time to
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>> here we go. raise your hand if you feel a little exhausted from the holid holidays. i feel inspired by it. >> how many people are staying at your place? >> in texas, we had a house full and i cooked for them all. guess what? there is actually a term, if you feel a little tired. it's called family jet lag, whether you did traveling this year or your family came to you. everyone can be feeling the results from the jet lag. the problem is caused by disruption in your normal routine which can lead to emotional and physical distress. when you have the perfect storm, lack of sleep and close quarters and back under your parents' roof, i can understand that one, you're bound to be exhausted and all parties end up feeling like they traveled for hundreds of miles. i had to sleep for five days with a 10-year-old and 7-year-old niece and i'm in the middle to share. oh, my
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matter where our family is vi t visiting us, we all feel the effects. if i go visit my family they probably take on me being up to my new york hours, a group effort. we're all in it. i am 1 of 14. very happy. also i get the argument thing. any tree can be a christmas tree if you side around it. >> that's true. >> it's look like vinyl records are no longer a thing of the past. according to the recording industry association of america, sales of vinyl records are up and the highest recently and they're printing to keep up with new demand. in nashville, the company is expa expanding, currently the company's largest manufacturer, two football fields inside. they will double that now and relocate to a new facility. the question, what do you guys think about vinyl
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i actually gave willie geist last year a vintage nwa vinyl album i think he likes. i love that. >> the music industry is struggling how to stay afloat. streaming revenue is not a big source of income. >> ideal vinyl to own? >> oh, man. i think vintage leonard cohen would be great. >> yes. >> classics always work for vinyl. >> i have an amy winehouse record i pop on. she reminds me of a throwback artist, a little james brown. >> owed to bi-- ode to billie j, i would love that. >> if there is one person you're shopping for and don't have a gift for them. vinyl. >> the sound is very cool. and trending very soon, we want to wish happy birthday to savannah. she has a lot to celebrate. sa
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vale and baby charlie came into the world. a blessed time for her. i wish you were awake and could be listening. >> she might actually be up. >> you think? >> maybe we should call. you want to call and see if we can get her? can we dial out savannah? oh. >> that was fast. >> let's see if we can get her. >> let's see if she's on the line. come on, you better answer. savannah, answer. savannah, answer. >> pizza hut. >> happy birthday! >> happy birthday, girl! >> hi, guys. good morning. >> you were supposed to answer milkshakes or us. >> i know. i almost switched to it milk hut. >> we didn't force you to do a skype, we're just doing the head shot. you look great in the head shot. >> i only do phoners at this
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it was christmas, you're with vale and baby charlie. how was christmas for vale? >> oh, my gosh, it was great. you know this, carson. this is the first christmas she really got into it and learned about santa and she only asked for one thing from santa. >> what was that? >> a cake. >> a cake. >> santa tried to put it together. >> did you bake it? >> a 4 layer cake. by the time it ended, it looked like the leaning tower of pizza. >> but she looks impressed. look at vale! >> a better cake than i could make. >> it's ridiculous. it tasted good. we had fun. charlie got a rattle and pacifiers and we all had matching pajamas. some of you have seen those pho photos. >> yes. some of us have seen those.
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you also have your first christmas with your growing family, you're with your mom and your husband, what was it like this holiday season for you? >> you know, i just felt like -- this is such a cliche, i felt like all my gifts were in my m arms, not on the tree. i really have not stopped feeling so much gratitude. it's been fun. i do watch the show everyday, and i wanted to say, in all sincerity, i'm very grateful to everyone stepping up and working these extra shifts because it's the holidays. that's a lot to give up. you're making this sweet sweet magical time possible. >> we're family. that's what families do, step up to help each other. what are you going to do for your birthday tonight? >> my mom and mike and i are going out on a hot date. i think that's the first time i will be out for even three weeks and i may even shower. >> that's a good idea.
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>> work in a shower and maybe a glass of champagne. well-deserved. happy birthday. >> can you have champagne? >> are you kidding me? >> there you go. >> we love you. >> you know me. >> i didn't know what the ski skiedling was, champagne -- scheduling was. champagne and i'll drop off a bottle or two. >> have fun with vale and charlie. >> all right, guys. to "popstart." a lot of people still talking about the untimely death of singer george michael. he became an icon in the music industry with so many hits like "last christmas" and "freedom." spotify has seen a 3,000% increase in michael's solo music since he passed. the top streaming songs from his former group, wham, "last christmas," "careless whisper" and the classic,
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before you go-go." >> great to see it making an impact on the world. britney spears the latest victim of customer hacking, s saying ri prkp britney spears t upsetting many fans. some i sumed it was a hoax and bob dylan's account had a similar message. rest assured they are actually a alive and well. sony said their account that controls bob dylan was compromised, a hacking group called "our mind" has claimed responsibility for those ha hackings. in case you need solid proof bri britney is okay, she posted this photo to assure fans she is doing just fine. cyrus porter recently professed his love for taylor swift's music in a local news video admitting he had been to two of taylor's
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that interview went viral and taylor caught wind of it and decided to surprise the vet the day after christmas. in a video shot by taylor's dad, scott, here's the moment where taylor walks into the party. [ applause ] [ screaming ] [ screams ]. >> . >> after greeting cyrus' friends and family, close to 60 people. taylor spent about an hour with the group plerforming for the crowd and signing his album and memorabilia. shawn is in from our los angeles station in for al this morning. >> mild temperatures. step outside in new york city. temperatures almost 60 degrees by the afternoon. see on our map a wide range of temperatures in the teens
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to florida, you will be in the 80s today and southern california temperatures in the 60s. all across the board, things are quieting up as well. >> through the pacific northwest and santa ana winds through california and in the northeast, possibility of rain today and fog in the southwest. that's the national weather. here's what's good in your neighborhood. >> good morning. i'm meteorologist, chuck bell. mostly cloudy this morning. rain in the area and i have quite a few pictures of rain. you can find me on my twitter feed and take a look and if you have some, send it in. a sunny and mild afternoon is coming. we'll get into the mid-60s today and any rain chances over by noontime. a dry afternoon and dry and c l cooler day tomorrow. >> that's your local weather. shauna, thank you. with 2016 coming to a close, we're looking back a
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the favorite stories of the year. >> i'll never forget my inte interning at jfk airport. have a look. a ramp agent. >> reporter: there are hundreds of men and women working hard on the ground these employees are the backbone of the aviation business. i got to be one of them. chris nunez was my supervisor for the day. >> our first priority is safety. we have safety for you. here are knee pads. >> i'm wearing a cup already. >> safety is important. >> you ready to go? i'm ready. >> you like vegas? >> i love vegas. >> we will take our customers' bags, put them on the convey or belt. >> what if it was my bag. that one's heavy. might be a body in here. >> how do you feel about sta stacking the bags the aircraft
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>> all right! let's do it! >> what are people packing. they're going to vegas, for the love of god. >> carson, how does it feel? >> a lot of work. >> a lot of work? >> it is. it reminds me of packing my car with my family. it's small in here. you have to pack it artfully. >> what are you doing? you can't use your cell phone out here. >> i'm going on break, aren't i? you called a 5. >> no, i didn't. >> you have to be aware of everything out here. no cell phones. >> for my mom. >> we will go over and take the baggage over. >> where's the radio? >> the radio? >> yeah. listen to some music. >> there's no radios out here. >> need it up in here, little drake, drake cole, hip-hop, a little something. >> get your sticks out! >> all right. >> now, we're going to go here. you ready? >>
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is controlled by this joystick. >> like a video game? >> just like a video game. it fits perfectly. bring it right in. >> there you go! a little more. >> that first one was 3500 pounds. what's this one about? >> about 300 pounds? >> there ae's almost 7,000 poun in cargo alone? >> yes. 3,000 pounds. >> what are we going to do next? going to the lounge and having cocktails sfwlchkt. >> definitely no drinking. we're going to move an airplane. >> like a super tow? >> yes. >> there we go. >> drive it. >> drive it drive it? oh, boy! this is the greatest day of my life. bravo 38, ready for pushback.
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i turned that! towed that! perfect. don' >> i won't say nothing, promise. >> stop talking to chris. >> let's go. >> ready to roll? >> yes. >> this is >> 1605, pad 88 requesting pushback. >> alan, thladies and gentlemens your intern speaking, carson daly. hope you enjoyed your quick jaunt. and chris, i took 2243 selfies and you can't do anything about it. >> finally, the moment i've been preparing for all day long. >> luke, i am your father! >> i had to do it. >> carson, let's go park an airplane! an airplane.
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next up. perfect! >> that was blast. putting on all that gear. a big thanks to chris and everybody at delta. back after your local news. that was fun. 8:26 now, december 27th, 2016. at this hour, d.c. police are expected to give an update about the missing yoga teacher. the police said her body was found but police have not confirmed that just yet and a live stream news conference will be held by police. now to jack. >> aaron, thank you. good morning. we had hotspots. for the most part, it is green. we have not had any trouble spots. it is still holiday light. we had a crash at 212 but it has eased and we had an accident at
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accident is gone and nothing left to look at. wide open from springfield to the 14th street bridge. back to you. >> thank you. we will check back with the forecast.
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mostly cloudy and mild this morning. temperatures in the mid 50s now and will be in the mid 60s by lunch and sunny and cooler weather tomorrow.
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welcome back. it's a beautiful day at 8:30 on a tuesday morning, december 27th. it's beautiful! an unseasonably warm day on the plaza. we want to say hello to our lovely bride here, hi, guys. so cute. >> very cute. guys, we're very excited because amazing grace, grace vanderwaal from "america's got talent" and will perform a song from her ep. and a meal surprisingly easy to make, on the menu, roasted
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di dishes. >> i have on open-towed sandals. >> i have on this jacket but i liked it and wanted to wear it. >> she borrowed those shoes from carson. >> look at these fashionable shoes. perfect weather for it. it is very mild out the door for your tuesday. we get to the national map. things are dry in the northeast. looking at a chance of rain for texas and southern alabama. that will clear out snow in the pacific northwest and snow. things are drier in the southern parts of the country. beautiful conditions in hawaii. looking about 76 degrees for you on your wednesday. beautiful day out there. a quick look at your national weather. here's what's good in your neighborhood. >> at home, mostly cloudy right now. we've seen light showers this morning. it led to quite a few nice rainbow pictures you can find them on
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feed @chuckbell4. most of our rain chance today is before lunchtime. you can see a batch of showers moving to highland county, virginia, and it stays until noon and we dry out later today and get in the 60s. >> that's your latest weather. back to you inside the studio. >> thanks so much. for more of our special series, senior scams, targeting people looking for love online. here's nbc's kerry sanders. >> you are such a nice lovely lady. i really liked your profile and we have things in common. i had gone through a divorce and became a caretaker for my eld elderly mother. i was excited i would get to meet someone new. >> reporter: three years ago, betty davis decided
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dating site, and looking for love and one of her matches caught her eye. >> there was a chemical engineer in malaysia and would love to have a connection here in the united states. >> reporter: he touched your heart. >> within two weeks he wanted to send me roses. two weeks. >> reporter: you gave him your address? >> i didn't realize within two weeks giving someone the address to send roses would affect my life forever. >> reporter: for six weeks, betty communicated with the man who called himself, donald war, he planned to visit her in atlanta at christmas. >> that seemed like out of a movie, i'm meeting this strange at the airport for the first time. >> reporter: then came the scam. he had allegedly been hit by a bicycle and his briefcase was stoll. what did he ask you for? >> he asked me if he could borrow 5,0
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>> don't do this. the other part was this person really cares for you, indicated he's crazy about you. you might not find this again. >> reporter: betty wired him 5,0 $5,000. >> i thought he should be able to get an airline ticket and go back to the united states and go to his bank and get his money and pay me back. >> reporter: then he sent more requests for money, a problem with his engineering job costing 120,0 $120,000. >> i wrote him back and said, i just cannot send you that money. he said, you have to do this for me to get there. and then he sent me a fake malaysian contract. >> reporter: betty wired him the 120,0 $120,000, but he never made it for christmas. >> he said that he had been held up in australia, and that immigration had him in like a cell there. >> reporter: she went to her local sheriff's office but they could not help her with an international ri
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more money you won't get your other money back? >> reporter: you did it? >> by the time that was over with, i had sent 270,0$270,000, life savings, my inheritance, my everything. >> reporter: betty is not alone, according to the fbi, americans lost 1$120 million to online d e dating fraud in just the first six months of this year. sc scammers typically target senior citizens longing to get back into the dating pool. betty has contacted and the fbi and her congressman to investigate her case. says they used technology that identifies possible fraudulent behavior and require customers to pledge not to send money to other users. >> according to the federal trade commission, ways to spot a romance scam, spelling in grammatical errors, professes love too quickly, claims to be om
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traveling or working abroad, cancel a trip to visit at the last minute and asks for money. >> i am struggle to survive. i live off a very low income. sometimes there are more tears. i'm trying to find the strength to do something positive with all this. >> reporter: even with that, experts say, it's okay to follow your heart. but if it feels wrong, it probably is. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news, miami. >> so sad. by the way, betty says she never heard back from and her case has been passed along to the justice department. she hopes by speaking out she'll stop others from becoming victims. you can imagine it was very difficult for her to tell this story, embarrassing and hurtful and she wants to help other people. >> maybe there's a shot she will get something back when the justice department steps
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next, grace vanderwaal from "america's got talent." this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. earlier this year, 12-year-old grace vanderwaal captured hearts to win nbc's "america's got talent." >> now as 2016 comes to a close, she is releasing her debut ep, "perfectly imperfect." here she is singing her original song called "light the sky." ♪ stars they got nothing on us i don't think you understand ♪ let's go out and do something we'd never do ♪ ca
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anything when my head is spinning and my feet off the ground when i can't stop dancing like no one's around and yeah i think we were born to shine ♪ cause the stars are dull when they're compared to to you and i ♪ and if people don't like it then they can close their eyes ♪ cause we're not the same and we don't have to try ♪ we're brighter than fireflies we're gonna light the sky ♪ ooh oh oh ooh oh oh oh ♪ ooh oh oh ooh oh oh oh ♪ light the sky ♪ you and mimi a
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shine right through ♪ you and me and you we will shine ♪ ♪ cause my head is spinning and my feet off the ground and i can't stop dancing ♪ like no one's around and yeah i think we were born to shine ♪ cause the stars are dull when they're compared to you and i ♪ and if people don't like it then they can close their eyes ♪ cause we're not the same and we don't have to try ♪ cause we're brighter than fireflies we're gonna light the sky ♪ ooh oh oh ooh oh oh ♪ ooh oh
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♪ light the [ applause ] grace vanderwaal, thank you so much. up next, a recipe to help you with your new year's menu. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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it smells good in here. welcome back this morning on "today's" food. a perfect day to ring in a delicious systematic dinner for two. ed brown is a chef. good morning to you. where do you want to begin? it's all about the meat here. >> it's all about the meat. this is a prime dry-aged creek stone farm systematic from our favorite
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it's about what can we do? >> give me a second on the dry-aged part? do you have to use something that's been sitting back there for a while? >> you can use it. it means some of the moisture has evaporated, the protein gets concerns and meat becomes more tenderful and flavorful. >> i leave it uncovered in the fridge and let it dry out more. >> exactly. i let it dry to have a better sear on it. >> plenty of salt, especially black pepper. i will put it right on this fat side in the pepper. >> talking about this pan-frying searing versus grilling? >> i like to get the crust on my systematic more than drilling where the fat drips through. the fat is flavor.
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that much fat. that will get to the top and get us started. >> the fat on the bottom provides fat so when you turn it -- >> exactly. we sear it on one side. move along, we can turn it over. >> yep. how long is the searing? >> about 2 1/2, 3 minutes, looking for that nice crusting. >> a little less than 10 minutes doing searing work before you end up baking it off? >> exactly. >> then it goes onto the pan and to the oven. >> the hardest part is getting the temperature right in the middle. what are your thoughts on that? medium? medium rare? >> i like it medium, medium republic medium-rare. the most important part is re resting. >> every time i let the meat rest and serve it to tamron it is almost warm. >> i don't need to eat my meat blasting hot,
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it is tender. >> i'm almost done. this is perfection. >> you have the searing off and bake it 10 or 15 minutes. >> and then cut it up? >> right. >> acorn squash, split it, take the seeds off. take these quarters or sections depending on the size of your squash. into the bowl. skin stays on, we have syrup, a little bit of oil. cinnamon, clove. >> how did you come up as acorn squash as a good pairing with systematic? >> it's a heart -- with systematic? >> it is a hearty flavor. it gets dollars to on ttossed o ingredients. you put a dot of butter on each one. >> that always helps. >> it sure
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baking tray. >> why the water? >> so they don't stick to the tray and they don't burn. it creates steam while they're co cooking, flake salt on top. >> these are pretty firm. do they soften up? >> actually, quite rapidly. those go in the oven. >> how long? >> 15 to 20 minutes. >> i'll get out of the way. oh, wine. ed, you shouldn't have. >> how about mine. here goes. >> this is delicious. the acorn squash is so flav flavorful, sweet and perfect. >> here's my favorite part when you get to slice the setak. >> is there any other part -- >> the juices are not running over the table and stayed inside the steak. if you want a piece with fat on it, it tastes good. nd
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garlic and chilechiles. >> unbelievable. >> so good. >> we'll win over new friends with this for the new year. >> happy new year to you. a super fancy piece of meat, is that why it tastes so good? >> you can make it taste this good. >> for all these recipes and more at thank you very much. systematic
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back now at 8:51. you still have the wine? >> that was unbelievable. i will never barbecue my steak again. >> in the orange room with an p update on our shared kindness program? roman. >> you guys get the wine but i get the kindness. stories we've been talking about all month throng share random acts of kindness. we are nearing the end. we have counted 951,819 acts. let's take a look at a couple from this week, all ones i like. here's a good example, sharing this video of her daughter delivering goody bags to local
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wish i had been at this target. eric and his wife got a handful of target gift cards and gave them to customers. i don't know who were their targ targets. but we'll check on that. keep the kindness coming, share your stories throughout the holiday season, use the the #sharekindness. i want to see what the biggest impact was at the end. >> like 100 pennies makes a dollar, all the little kindness things. >> al is off. i'm excited you get the birthday duties today. >> this is a bucket list. let's see who's on those smuckers jars. all right. happy 100th birthday in ar rubi. -- for arubi a. this proud grandfather
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jersey, marvin, was an avid s skier until he was 85 years old. happy 100 birthday to consuela rodriguez from texas and loves to stay active by gardening in her backyard. and thelma green from maryland, 100, says her secret is very simple, chocolate. if that's the case, i will live a long time. happy birthday. >> and lloyd montz from virginia and loves staying up and maybe on an occasional date, i don't know. >> this former seem stress from lancaster, pennsylvania, loves sending out cards to family and friends for any and all occasions. >> you nailed it! >> i want to live to 100. how will we live to 100? >> chocola
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i love the advice they give and how the quality remains so high and special. >> with tamron's perkiness you will live to 100 years old. >> i have no interest. >> my co-host from yesterday, he is big, an issue i had with my mom. when is it too early to take down your christmas stuff? my mom tock down the tree. >> already? >> already. it's down. you did great at smuckers! >> thank you.
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this is a "news4 today" newsbreak. >> hi, everyone. good morning. it's 8:56 on this tuesday, december 27th. i'm angie goff. we continue to follow this breaking news this morning. d.c. police now confirming the body of trish that mccauley was now found inside of her car on 22nd and m street northwest overnight. they have a suspect in custody at ts
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places head to our nbc washington app for more on this story. we turn our attention to traffic with jack taylor. >> good morning. eastbound at tyson, a crash and police are on scene helping traffic get by. otherwise, northwest sounds like another pedestrian accident at 14th street between otis place and spring road. you may find yourself under police investigation as it is ongoing. >> the forecast is next. stay with us. the local sled jump record, fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet, tv and phone for just $79.99 per month online for the first year. cable can't offer that. only fios can.
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good morning, everybody. temperatures in the mid to upper 50s and we will get to the mid 60s during the day and a risk of a few more showers between now and lunchtime, dry for the afternoon and tomorrow and dry for most of the holiday weekend.
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this morning on "today's take," super model this morning, supermodel chrissy teigen makes one fan's wishes come true. one thing you can do to shape up during the year. and twe have our co-host bak again today. >> live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today," tuesday morning, december 27th. i'm here with my brother from another mother, craig melvin. we'll explain that later. back by popular demand as our special co-host
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burgess, who plays on the hit netflix series "unbreakable." this is your song. you want to sing it? come on. ♪ >> that's all you get this morning. >> wow! >> we'll give you some steak for dinner. >> twitter loved you yesterday on the show. >> i had a good time yesterday. this morning i woke up and all excited about life and going to wear ply cute vest for tamron, looking for perfection to sitting in this chair -- >> no one is going to notice that. >> the devil is busy everyday. >> everyday. >> this is beautiful. >> this is the thing, no one would have ever noticed that. >> i know it. i want to come clean and confess. 2017, a new year
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you wouldn't have noticed it. >> if i call it out you ain't got nothing on me. >> if i call it out, you ain't got nothing on me. >> i was going to say, thank you for having me. >> what made you come by? >> i enjoy being around you. they said there was an opportunity to work with tamron hall. i love tamron hall so much, it's true. >> so craig and i are both on msnbc. we do a news hour on msnbc. craig is on at 10:00 eastern, i'm on at 11:00 eastern. i basically come into the studio he's occupied for an hour. craig keeps it at 30 below zero. it is so cold -- he has also a fan on the side of the studio, you can't see it. i walk in and i go incredible hulk. >> angry like-she goes from this tamron to -- >> i run hot at night so when i sleep i have to have a fan on when i sleep. >> you do run hot at nit?
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hot in the day. i don't like, i run cold in the day but i run hot at night. you keep it too cold, like most men. >> you can appreciate this, you're in a studio, typically, we're wearing layers. tamron hall comes in some days and she's not wearing layers. >> what am i wearing, craig? we're on a first name last name basis. >> sometimes you come in and you're not wearing necessarily a lot of clothes, so -- >> no ♪ >> no ♪ >> okay, craig melvin. we've worked it out. we're at a nice temperature of 70. >> 72. >> also a nice temperature outside. it feels great. >> it is. it's 56 degrees. near record. there are rough spots in the midwest and we'll have the forecast later and it's beautiful day and beautiful to have both of you. debates
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we debate the temperature. my mom so happy and big fan of both of ya'll's, she took down her christmas decorations yesterday. >> already? >> this is her beautiful tree at her home in texas. i talked to her last night. she's the first person i talk to in the morning and 100 times in the middle. she said, i'm so tired, i took down the whole tree. everything is gone. >> does she do that every year? >> in her neighborhood they have a rule after january 2nd, you get fined. it's nowhere near that. i said, you did all of that work. she said, bye, the tree is done, christmas is over and move on. >> you do all that work and like a broadway show, poof, it's gone, all the sets taken away. i don't like to carry stuff over -- it's a superstition, i don't like to carry things to the new year's. mine is coming down in the next couple of days but before january 1st. >> before january 1st
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>> absolutely. >> it's part of the holiday. i consider the new year part of the holiday. >> see what you bring? >> apparently. >> when do you take yours down? >> in a good year, first week of january. my mother, you mention taking hers down like that and my mother will shoot me in a text message because i'm putting her on blast here. there are days she would keep it up well into february. >> you're southern and keep it up because you have nice weather. >> how about you? >> mine is up right now. i am probably going to take it down mid january. >> i like that. >> i leave it up. if i could leave it up to valentine's day, i would. >> also, i want my furniture back the way it was. >> that's the challenge. >> send in a #today'stake before january 1,
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hashtag before j 1 and hashtag after jan 1. >> there was somebody who did not have a happy holiday. >> i love the transition you made. >> really good. >> there is a woman at cowboys' game last night. i saw the game. tamron caught a picture of this-the cameraman caught a picture, my fiance dumped me in a text message. he should have waited until after christmas because she got cowboys tickets. maybe last season you wouldn't have cared. >> they only lost two games this season and going to the super bowl. there's so many feelings associated with that. >> listen, she looks real happy in that picture. either she's happy she dumped him -- she got dumped. >> happy she's at the game or happy he doesn't have -- >> i love the
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that was her fiance. >> it takes a special kind of evil to break up with someone around christmas. sounds like you have a story. no? >> why are you digging like that? >> because she has a story. do tell us a story, tamron. >> no, no, no. i think it's interesting that there have been studies about people -- both of you need to stop right now. i know you're guest, here's the rule. we have a no talking about my personal life rule on the "today" show. i admitted to going down a water slide naked in jamaica last week but that's where it ends. >> last week? >> i didn't do it last week. on the show. >> when were you on a water slide? >> in my 20s, before i found the lord. >> the lord wasn't lost, you were. >> this is why he's not my brother. >> i think that you -- i think you should break up before christmas. i think youul
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tree, leave it in this past year. >> don't you know all that vents that you are not right for someone, christmas is coming. >> he knew. that's why he broke up with her. he broke up with her in a text message. >> that's cowardly. >> gosh. >> you don't know how long they were engaged. >> her fiance. >> we don't know how long for. >> i'm serious. some people get engaged really really fast. we don't know if it was a month, two months, three months. >> if it was a sect message. >>-- text message. >> a text message is a valid way to communicate. >> have you ever broke up with someone via text message? >> i have been engaged multiple times. >> i have learned more in four minutes. >> i did break up once and sent the ring back in a fedex box. if you're watching, it was
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i know. i needed to break up that way. i needed not to see him face to face to end the engagement. >> you wouldn't have been able go through with it? >> i wouldn't have been able -- well, probably -- >> you're not telling people what it is. >> i have never broken up with a text message but i have an other in my life right now, and on christmas day we did have a text battle. >> text battle? >> no breakup but text battle. >> what is that about? why not pick up the phone and it would be much faster. >> there are so many things on a text message you would never say on a phone. >> you can read things on a text message that would never sound the way it does. >> how did we get into this? i have something happy. chrissy teigen lives her life on social media, a lucky fan got an ultimate holiday gift. a college graduate from conk, new york -- conrcorning, new yo
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you're done with that red dress, can i please with a heart emoji. chrissy gave her a christmas miracle. i am done, here is your dress. she sent it and it arrived on christmas eve. she wore the dress to bring in 27 kings. does that mean we all have to do that, when people tweet us. >> you spend a lot of time with chrissy teigen, every time i int interacted with her, she is the classiest of acts. >> she is exactly like she is on social media, the real deal. >> if someone wants tamron hall's dress right now, send her a tweet, she will mail you the dress. >> are you really going to try me for that? do it. it's done. >> you look pretty. >> always. >> she only wears dresses once. >> i wish i did. >> now, kate is looking at
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>> my gosh, no! my heart's racing! i just got this dress. >> you will get another one. >> feel my heart. >> tis the season. >> my heart is racing. >> i will do it. >> this is my last act of ki kindness for 2016. i'm giving up my christian dior dress. you pick the person. coming up. check out what gwen stefani did. we'll have more after this and tell you who gets my dress! full of the energy that comes with good health. full of the great foods i love. and at weight watchers, i don't have to choose between weight loss and living well. i live well, while losing weight. it is easier than it's ever been, and not one day have i felt deprived. most important, it works! join for free now
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♪ "you are the best thing" ♪ by ray lamontagne ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ back with more on "today's take," joining me today, craig mel sin and tie rustie -- tyrus burgess. craig said we will give me dress away to someone who tweeted e.
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i can't say the person's name on air, right? >> we have to run a background check. >> we have found the person and she is going to get the dress and hopefully you will send me video of my dress. >> she is really excited. >> i love giving. >> you love giving. >> what about pepsit-ac. >> we love these two, gen and blake posting about their relationship. she snapchatted her 3-year-old son, apollo, riding off into the sunset on his gift. that was one of his dream christmas gifts he received. this got us thinking, what was your favorite gift or the gift you wanted the most as a kid. you can hear blake in the background. it has wheels. and you go like this to move it forward. >> i used to be
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those racetrack things, those race cars. >> did you ever get it? >> no. >> but you got your mom a mercedes for a gift. >> you are a good son. i hope my mother is not wat watching. >> what was yours? >> pound puppies. >> i didn't see that coming. >> no. i remember vividly being in the first grade and asking santa for a pound puppy and seeing a box before christmas and it was in the shape of a pound puppy, i could not control myself. for three days i was poking and finally, i got through the paper, it was an accident and i saw the pound puppy and my mom came home and -- >> you opened it and you're not getting it? >> yeah. >> she took it? >> she eventually gave it to me. i don't want to throw her under the bus. >> this is the second time you've thrown your mother -- >> i know. >> this is what this show does. >> it's you. you bring out the truth. >> honesty. >> how about you? what was your childhood -- >> i wanted
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>> don't say a dress. >> i wanted a baby jesus -- not baby jesus. the baby alive. >> what is that? >> a doll. >> that uses the bathroom. >> it does everything. it is back in style. when i was in texas with two of my relatives' kids, you feed her and -- >> i have a 7 week old at home. i don't know if you need a toy doll. >> maybe that's why i haven't had one and ruined me, baby alive. i prefer the real thing and hopefully, that will happen one day. moving on -- >> oh! >> look at this photo. a huge seal who left a trail of devastation. >> a small horse. >> that's a seal. not the singer. apparently this beautiful creature lumbered through an australian neighborhood yesterday. it weighs 140 pounds. at
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of a parked car, dented the hood, cracked the windshield. it took a nap behind the vehicle. wildlife officers spent an hour trying to catch it and dubbed it mr. lucille. >> they tranquilized it and released it into the wild. it's okay. >> the neighborhood was more than 30 miles from the ocean. >> i didn't know seals could survive that long out of the water. >> they breathe air. >> that's miles. >> and have the energy to do all that afterwards. >> 4:30 poun30 pounds. now, a check on the weather what's good in your hood. the 10 day outlook for you. 64 today. plenty of sunshine. we still do have cloud cover early this morning. there still could be a few rain showers between now and lunchtime. we will clear and it will stay nice and mil
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showers for thursday and friday and saturday, chilly and breezy on the cold side and chance on sunday, new year's eve, as we ring in 2017, we'll be dry at midnight. >> that's your latest weather. sorry. i'm reading this tweet from the woman getting my dress. bob harper is here to show us all the things we can do to get lean and mean in 2017. ♪ (vo) the old way of doing taxes isn't good enough. so, we're about to blow it up. don't just get your taxes done. get your taxes won. it's a really big deal. and with fever, aches, and chills, mom knows it needs a big solution: an antiviral.
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making those new year's hey, time to make new year's resolutions to eat healthier. it's easier to say it. >> we brought in ron harper to tell us how to take better care of our minds and bodies for the new year's. >> i couldn't be happier than to be with the two of you. i love the both of you. >> you're a fan of his show? >> i'm obsessed. >> we're talking about the new year and everyone is talking about trying to stick to a workout for health regime, right? >> right. >> so what i've done is given you a couple of tips. first, stop the fat. people are eating way too much fat these days. too much of a good thing, eating a lot of nuts and avocados. i'm all for that but i want you to balance out your food. >> how do we do that? >> you have lower fat and bring
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carbohydrates back on your plate. >> cautious? >> -- carbs? >> have a well balanced workout. >> don't be afraid of carbs. >> and don't eat so much fat. and an anti-inflammatory and mood stabilizer. mix it with hot water and lemon. any time you want to put spines your food, add su merri-- turme. >> in the morning? >> yes. >> and ignite your workout. don't think about changing things out so much. can i get this in here? i want you to challenge yourself. if you're on the treadmill and running, do that same distance at a faster speed. it can be a lot of fun. >> you inspire us. >> you don't need inspiring.
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clear your head. i'm a big meditator, do tm twice a day. turn off your phone and put an eye mask on. shut down and you will do so much benefit to your body. >> i meditate twice a day, tm as well. >> you need to do tm, the best thing in the world. even if you don't do it, you can do other. get the christmas cookies and all that crap out of your house, if it's there, you will eat it. >> throw it out with the tree. >> we will just eat one and throw it out. sign up for the one small thing newsletter. text or go to, one small thing, data messaging applies. the small wearable camera, gadgets you need next year. great picks, bob! buying cheese.
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with only five days to go, we have the hottest gear right here. >> to your own personal "avatar," katie has the latest trebced with something for everyone. we love when you come on. you're like a gift every time you come on. >> you guys are a gift. >> what is augmented reality? >> it is hotter than ever. it's been around for years. 2016 and now 2017, continue to see that trend. for any who doesn't know what ar is, from the physical to digit world. like pokemon go. i will have utility this up. here is a s'
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it's actually raised over 700,0$700,000 on kick starter. bringing together the trend, crowd funding will continue to be quirky devices brought to life. >> it's not available for purchase yet? >> it is. 399, absolutely. >> awesome. >> check this out. the consumer electronic show is coming out in less than a week. i like to say this will be one of the biggest hits, pogo cam, the world's smallest camera. check it out. there is the camera right there on the sunglasses, made for custom designer eyewear. it will give you hd video and up to 100 photos. now, wearable technology comes right on your eyewear. they will have a number of different units in 2017 in march. >> you can put it on any different eyeglasses? >> they're working with eyewear and it will slide on your frame. >> that's good
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bringing them to the virtual reality world is movement. this company, with a selfie, in a matter of minutes can create your own "avatar." >> look at that. that's tituss's personal "avatar." >> if you're going on like a date in virtual reality, taking a class, meeting with people around the world and your favorite games on xbox. they will embed room ai. >> that's incredible. >> it's pretty amazing technology. >> where did you get those glasses from? >> here in new york. >> can i see tamron's "avatar"? >> do i have one? >> do we have time? >> she's looking real good there. >> that's me? >> good. >> does that look like me? it's hard to see. >> we've all seen cartoons and characters and seeing movement. imagine being able to play your favorite game and bringing your character in. >> i'm
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amazing. they're bringing black tie to a whole new level. on new year's, you can play with textures and fabrics. >> ado has this blazer on less than $60. rocking trends right now. he has simple express pants, shoes, and a tie. >> now, lisa, i cannot believe this dress is $59. >> i know. from express. the more glitter and sparkle the better. she is looking amazing. you can't go wrong. that navy coordinates with her hub and rocking one of the hottest colors right now and you will see navy a lot. good looking couple. >> and we could magically all have her body. >> i like that blazer. >> and from date night to family night for new year's eve. >> look at these guys. >> he's 12 and finally o
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enough to go out with mom and dad. we did have simple clothes at the base. daniel has on a button-up shirt and suspenders and bow ty combination together. from h&m. it pulls it together. ladies, watch out. he might get his first kiss of the night. rosy has on this really nice textured flare sweater and dress from express also. we paired it with steve madden boots to really spruce it up a bit. >> i love it. fit and flare gives you that nice look. >> that hourglass shape. i love it. >> and daniel has on slacks and button-up, his cardigan from h&m, and the wool blend that makes him look great. >> that's a good looking family.
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inside and relax and watch carson on his new year's eve special. >> just because they're staying in doesn't mean sweatpants and paja pajamas. loving the kids. jason is wearing this pullover from banana republic, 59.$59.50. we put him in these jogger pants. still comfortable. they're 39.$39.40. and rebecca, mom, wearing a sweater dress, still comfy with the stretch dress. she can still walk around. her whole outfit is on sale. the best thing about shopping for new year's, so many sales going on. >> i love what the sweater does for it. kicks it up a notch. >> and wearing this adorable outf outfit. you look so cute. that swatter
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the cheetah leggings and beret, makes her look best. you will see that trend going into the new year, ageless. you and i can wear it and she can wear it. >> she's rocking it way better. who wore it best? >> and jack he is looking so cu from target. i love he ae's matching dad and under $40 for the sneakers. >> and last is girl's night out. we all know what that means. >> you can't have enough metallic. >> like destiny. >> you should start singing. >> wearing this amazing jumpsuit also from target, 27.$27.99. it's silver and we paired it with gold shoes
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to show you can mix metals on new year and still look fabulous. i love her dress from express. it has the 1920s slapper vibe but the sleeves and shoes gives it femininity we love. >> how much is that? >> $54. >> this is gorgeous. >> last but not least, sparkling and we paired it with that cape to give her that old world hollywood glamour vibe. that's who she is and new year's eve is the time to shine. >> this is like jessica rabbit. looks amazing. you look like you're ready for the golden globes, ladies. you all look so beautiful. to shop the items you see go to now, for a check of the weather in your neck of the woods, all of those are weather approved. >> good morning.
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today on share kindness, we look at the amazing work of today on share kindness we look at a wish foundation. >> a small impact that makes a big impact on kids' lives. >> liz knows first hand what it's like to be santa claus. >> i'm so excited. >> after attending the funeral of her childhoo
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who died of kidney cancer when he was just 7 years old, liz was inspired to help others. >> i went to this wake when i was 16. when it was my turn to see him, it was like him speaking to me and my turn to help other kids battling what he had gone through. >> that's when the idea behind "little wish foundation" was first formed. >> before max passed, he had a wish to get a dog and all he wanted. when his parents found out the cancer was terminal, they give in, got him the dog. i remember that little thing meaning a lot to him. >> since its creation in 2010, little wish foundation has te teamed up with local workers and 12 hospitals across six states to grant smack wishes to kids battling cancer. >> all that matters at the end of the day are joy and moments of happiness and what people do for you and you do with others. >> in just six years the un
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little wishes ranging in value up to 8$800. >> every single time you can absolutely tell what a difference these little things in their lives make. it's trulli imagily magical. >> it is magical to this young man who is battling carcinoma at the peyton manning room. >> he had a smile on his face and wasn't thinking how bad he felt at that moment. this will be one of the things he remembers, one of the good things. >> that's so sweet. >> an experience he was able to enjoy after being discharged from the hospital in time for the holidays. >> all yours. >> big smiles from 17-year-old grayson greene when her wish became a reality, a playstation to keep her occd
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chiropract chemo therapy treatment for her recent ovarian diagnosis. >> you feel sad for a while and you smile and everything. you get something like this and it really -- it's not just about the presents or anything, it's just having support. it's really nice. >> it is in each and every little wish that max's memory continues to live on. >> i think that max would be very happy, and helping his friends. >> a very special message. we'll be back in a moment.
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this is a "news4 today" newsbreak. >> good morning. the time is 9:57 on this tuesday, december 27th. i'm angie goff. tonight is one of the most anticipated concerts scheduled for the international harbor resort and casino. bruno mars will take the stage in front of 3,000 people. it has been sold out for months. if y
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don't worry he will be back at the verizon center. now to our meteorologist, chuck bell. >> no dancing for me on tv. that's a sure-fire way to the unemployment line. >> a mostly cloudy sky, a couple showers in parts of central virginia. and after lunch it will dry out nicely. in the mid 50s now and should easily make it to the low 60s with sunshine this afternoon and cooler weather back in the 40s. back to you. >> thanks. justin finch will have the latest on the death of the d.c. yoga instructor.
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