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oo. good good morning, breaking overnight. a stunning report that the russian government may have gathered salacious and explosive information about donald trump. the damaging but unverified allegations reportedly part of intelligence briefings given to the president elect and the president last week. trump quickly calling it fake news and a political witch-hunt. this morning reaction from president obama and trump n incoming chief of staff. emotional good bye. >> yes, we can. yes, we did. >> president obama uses his fare well address to take veiled swipes at donald trump. >> for every
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it often feels we take one step back. >> this morning, the president's warning to all americans as he prepares to leave the white house in just nine days. flooding emergency. new evacuations ordered in california overnight. rivers on the brink after days of heavy rain. we're there live. and bizarre robbery. a man accused of forcing an uber driver to help him rob a miami bank and stream it all live on facebook. the suspect then randomly giving the cash away to strangers. he's behind bars today, wednesday, january 11th, 2017. good morning, everyone, welcome to today on a wednesday morning. meredith is here while savannah continues on maternity
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wow. >> busy, busy morning. >> we have a lot to get to. let's go to the breaking noise. unverified reports that the russian government has compromising information about donald trump. the information was included in briefing materials and based on separate longer document paid for by political operatives and opponents of mr. trump, which included unsubstantiated allegations of sexual activities by him in russia. we'll talk to mr. trump's chief of staff in a moment. our team has complete coverage beginning with andrea mitchell. good morning. >> good morning, nine days before he takes the oath of office, donald trump is dealing with that potential bombshell about russia. which he is calling a political witch-hunt. two u.s. officials tell nbc news briefing materi
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the president elect and president obama included information concerning potentially damaging, but unverified allegations about donald trump's dealings with russia. information initially sicirculad among trump's opponents. the officials would not say whether the fbi was actively investigating the information. the president elect tweeting in capital letters. fake news, a total political witch-hunt. nbc's lester holt in an exclusive interview asked president obama about it. >> i ordered a report about russia's involvement in the hacking of the dnc, and passing on that information to wikileaks. but i felt it was important now that the election was over for everybody to understand exactly what happened in order to prevent it from happening again. in order to make sure we're working effectively with our allies so that misinformation and
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undermining democratic structures around the world. >> reporter: the president elect spokesman sean spicer calling the allegation pathetic. kellyanne conway said he was not briefed. >> they amended two pages -- >> i believe it said they did brief him. >> he said he's not aware of that. >> that concerns me. >> reporter: fbi director james comey would not say whether his agency has investigated possible contacts between the trump campaign and the russian government. >> i would never comment on investigations whether we have one or not. >> reporter: surprising one senator maine's angus king, since comey spoke volumes about the clinton e-mails. >> the irony of your making that statement here i cannot avoid. >> reporter: all this as trump's nominee for secretary of state,
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takes center stage on capitol hill today at his senate confirmation hearing where he's sure to face questions about his ties to vladmir putin. tillerson is expected to say our nato allies are right to be alarm alarmed. it was in the absence of american leadership this door was left open. democrats have questions. >> we understand he was a businessperson. can he now all of a sudden change and be interested in the foreign policy issues, and american values and not be concerned about making mr. putin happy. >> reporter: will donald trump continue the investigations into russian intelligence and interference in the american election? or will he cancel the sanctions that president obama orde
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reince priebus will service as president elect trump's chief of staff. good to see you. >> good morning, matt. >> straight ahead, during that intelligence briefing last week, with the head of the fbi, nsa and cia was mr. trump briefed on the contents of the dossier and two page summary of that information? >> i was in the room, matt. the first i heard of any of these wild accusations was when someone printed it off the buzzfeed website. which by the way, buzzfeed says it's not even credible. what i can tell you is, this is not an intelligence document. this is some retired agent somewhere out in the world that was doing opposition research on donald trump during the campaign. i looked into a couple of these accusations. i brought one of the accusations with mich
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the trump organization went to prague to meet with some russian agent. the guy's never been to prague in his life. i told him to give me his passport. i looked through the passport, he's never been to prague. it was later -- last evening -- verified he was actually in california. >> so you're saying that the heads of these foreign intelligence agencies would take the time to brief the president and perhaps give a summary of this information to the president elect if they thought there was a chance this was simply fake news? >> didn't happen. so there's certain things i can't and can say. but what i can tell you is that i was there. and these crazy accusations that i just talked about were never discussed. >> reince, have you read the full report? the full 35 pages? >> i've read most of
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but what i can tell you even "the new york times" last night refused to publish this document, which is not an intelligence document. keep in mind, this is some retired guy somewhere out in the world acting like ian fleming trying to write a fiction novel. >> in the past he has been a credible source. although in this case he has said to have gotten information from other sources who cannot be verified within russia. >> so someone in the past that's been a source somewhere in some thing you don't know about is now somehow attached to this document that not even "the new york times" will publish. which bases its entire report on a meeting in prague that never happened. the guy's never been to prague. here we are on "the today show," one of the greatest morning shows in the history of america talking about stupidity. and actually offensive crap that
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and buzzfeed itself said it's not incredibcredible. "the new york timesid was done by opposition researchers who wanted to hurt trump during the campaign. this is garbage. shameful is what it is. >> have you taken the time to look mr. trump in the eye and say to him, here's what they're alleging, can you tell me point blank none of this ever happened? >> he said it was total garbage. and i'm keeping it clean. >> why do you believe the intelligence committee would hand over this document, if it's total garbage? >> i don't know if they did or didn't. if they did, then shame on them. i don't know who -- where this came from. this guy is a paid political operative. it's not like he's a guy that's in the intelligence community in the uk. this is a guy who retired, opened up a shop gets paid by political operatives to dig up dirt and create memos.
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document. an intelligence document doesn't have hand written page numbers on the corner. the other thing i can tell you, is if this was actually something our intelligence community believed in, it would have been published for the public and the rest of the report that was available to the public. obviously it wasn't credible enough for them to actually put in a document for the public to see. >> the timing of this reince, came on the eve of this news conference that long awaited news conference from president elect trump today. will he address this at the head of this news conference? >> it might come up, but i would imagine his answers are going to be similar to what you just heard me say. honestly, guys, if the thing is based on a meeting in prague when the guy that was supposed to be meeting was never in prague his entire life -- it's verifiab verifiable. the news media -- this will be decided whether he was in prague or not. he's never
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life. he was in california. i don't know why we're talking about this. >> there is one other side to this -- >> this document has been floating around for months. >> this story is going to develop or go nowhere, you're right about that. let me ask you for the record, can you say with 100% confidence that mr. trump or any aide or former aide, nor his lawyer, had any contact with russian intelligence officials or the russian government during the campaign? >> here's what i can tell you, i question folks on this matter. i've been a litigator for 12, 14 years before i took this job. i looked at the passport. page by page. it was then verified that this person wasn't in prague, he was in california. it didn't happen. and other salacious garbage that was in the report, didn't happen. so, look, we're talking ab
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it's shameful. it isn't a document that came from our intelligence community. it's research that's been floating around for months. >> i'm not sure that's what matmatt was asking. can you say with 100% confidence that mr. trump or anybody in his campaign had any conversations with anyone in russia during the campaign. >> no. i'm just telling you it's all phonybe baloney garbage. i know you guys are going to keep talking about it. it's one of the shameful things that bubbled up before the press conference. >> i don't think you could have stated your side of it any more strongly. we appreciate it. thank you very much. let us turn to jeremy bash that served as chief of staff at the cia and department of defense. good morning to you. you've heard what reinc
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just said, called it garbage. this goes then to the veracity of source and information, credibility of information. what are you sources telling you? >> i do think it makes sense this morning to drive under a caution flag and not race ahead of the facts. here's what we know, here's what we think, and here's what we don't know. we know that the russian government uses information to try to compromise people and influence our election process. that is what the declassified intelligence report that was published last friday said. it said the russian government was trying to meddle, trying to influence our policy and political systems. here's what we think, we think intelligence officials thought the information was important enough to pass on to the president, the president elect and congressional leaders. now, they're in a catch 22 because if they don't give their boss a heads up, they can be
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if they put it out there it gets risk of leaks and misinformation. what we don't know at this hour is whether any of the underlying accusations are accurate or fair. >> when it comes to hacking, the intelligence community has a high sense of confidence, do you think they feel the same way about this report? >> i don't know how the intelligence community views the 35 page report. in their minds, in the minds of people whose job it is to guard the security of the united states, their view is that donald trump is going to be the 45th president of the united states. president obama said last night he was freely and fairly elected. he's going to take the oath of office. when a foreign intelligence service tries to use information, any information, to try to use leverage over our president, that affects all americans. that's not a democratic or republican issue. he's the president of all americans. if some other government is going to try to use leverage
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security threat. >> jeremy bash, thanks for your insight. we appreciate it. >> thanks, matt. president obama delivered his fare well address to the nation. the speech covering his achievements and challenges that lie ahead. kristen welker is here with more. >> great to see both of you. it was an emotional night last night. president obama saying good bye while facing a legacy that's in jeopardy. president obama returning to his adopted hometown of chicago. and bidding a final fare well to anale an divided nation. the president giving a robust defense of his legacy which could be dismantled by his successor. >> if i had told you we would open up a new chapter with the cuban people, shut down iran's nuclear weapons program without firing a shot.
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you might have said our sights were set too high. >> the president didn't rebuke donald trump, he acknowledged for him, this moment marks a set back. >> for every two steps forward, it often feels we take one step back. >> the speech was also a call to action, to protect the nation's democracy. >> america's no fragile thing. but the gains of our long journey to freedom are not assured. >> and the president warned the biggest threats, hyperpartisanship, corrosive political rhetoric and discrimination in all its forms. >> i reject discrimination against muslim americans who are just as patriotic as we are. >> emotions overflowed when the president paid tribute to his family. >> for the past 25 years you have not only been the wife and mother of my children, you have been my best friend.
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>> and his vice president. >> you were the first decision i made as a nominee, and it was the best. not just because you have been a great vice president, but because in the bargain i gained a brother. >> after eight years and with his legacy on the line, america's first african-american president brought his historic journey full circle. returning to his original rallying cry. >> yes, we can. yes, we did. yes, we can. thank you. god bless you. >> so the question everyone was asking last night, where was the president's younger daughter, sasha? white house officials said she had an exam. something parents across the country can relate to. last night marked one more bookend. >> what was sasha's teacher's name for that?
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one exam. >> a very serious opportunistud. it was an emotional night. >> lester holt interviewed the president before his final speak, you can see more of that on a one hour special, barack obama, the reality of hope, that's friday night 10:00 eastern, 9:00 central time here on nbc. looky who's there, mr. roker. >> that's right. unfortunately we've been talking about the west coach all week. we're going to continue. portland getting hammered. the forecast was for one to four inches of snow. some places picking up 12 inches or more. portland's airport opened technically but there will be massive delays. there's more coming, we're looking at more snow. it's going to continue to pound, especially this next storm coming in for southern california today on into tomorrow with more snow into central california. and then what we're
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basically is a lot of rain. anywhere from two to three inches, especially to the east of los angeles. could be upwards of five inches of rain and anywhere from one to two feet of snow in the sierra with blizzard warnings. 70 miles per hour wind gusts and difficult travel. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good wednesday morning, we're looking at temperatures milder this morning than they were yesterday morning. when you walk outsid
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umbrella. temperatures around 32 in frederick. 30 in leesburg could be seeing icy spots. 39 in the district and some areas already around 40. 52 this afternoon with rain moving in for the evening commute. 64 degrees tomorrow. then we go into the weekend and we're watching a wintry mix as we go into your saturday. >> that's your latest weather. >> thank you very much. coming up will president obama pardon chelsea manning. this morning the never before heard apology from the former military specialist convicted of a massive leak of classified government documents. and the decision now resting with the president. anubeer driver in miami forced to help rob a bank. first this is today on nbc. ube forced to help rob a bank. first this is today on nbc.
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>> we brighton road. part of this is shut down. had a problem with the dam overnight that froze part of the roadway. had a couple of crashes and they are salting the roadway. southbound 270 before 370 looking better than it did before and interloop a crash in the two left lanes. >> we'll check your forecast next, stay with us. plus you'll get twenty-four month, no-interest financing. hurry, the new year savings event ends january 16th. with havertys, your home can be perfect, even when life isn't.
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the new year savings event at havertys. life looks good. good morning, we're starting off with temperatures a little bit milder than yesterday morning. so you'll need the jacket, maybe not the heaviest coat, though. 39 in the district. we're watching for some slick spots with temperatures around 32 in frederick and leesburg. this afternoon, 52, a mildier dy
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this evening, so grab the umbrella before you leave. >> another local news update in 25 minutes. >> now back to "the today show."
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7:30 on this wednesday morning, the 11th of january, 2017. milder this morning in rockefeller plaza. good news for those nice people hanging out with us this morning. we'll get out there and say hi in a couple of minutes. inside studio one a we're glad to have meredith viera back while she fills in for savannah. it's good to have you here. let's take a look at the headlines this morning. both donald trump and the russian government are strongly denying unverified reports that moscow has gathered compromising information on the president elect. we spoke about this report earlier with the incoming
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house chief of staff reince priebus he described mr. trump's response this way. >> he said it was total garbage. and i'm keeping it clean. >> a spokesperson for russian president vladmir putin says the entire story is utter nonsense. this morning, the families of the in my opinion people killed in the south carolina church massacre will get a chance to speak directly to the man convicted in the shooting. on tuesday a federal jury sentenced dylann roof to death. thousands of people across california have been asked to evacuate as rivers threaten to flood their neighborhoods. crews raising to bolster a levee near sacramento. a creek overflowed its banks north of san francisco. we'll get more on the situation from nbc national correspondent miguel almanguer. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. sumo many vineyards are
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flood stage. even though levels are dropping in some areas, rivers are raging all across this region. overnight, just outside sacramento, high drama. a 13 foot levee nearly breached by floodwaters. thousands scrambling to higher ground but catastrophic damage avoided. the epic storm system dumping nearly 20 inches of rain in some areas. the russian river winding through wine country and the historic town of gurnville flooding homes. >> houses underwater, road closures, slides, just wild days. >> reporter: with water washing out streets. ice coated roads across the west. while snow buried others. gridlock on i-70 in colorado after multiple avalanches. >> we're stuck. and the
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awful. >> reporter: in the sierra mountains a blizzard with hurricane force winds. and just seven days, nine feet of snow dumped in some spots. this morning, falling trees. collapsing roof and rock slides remain a serious threat. the most severe punch from this weather has passed. but not the danger it leaves behind. this morning, this region is still trying to dry out. but we're getting more rain and snow in the forecast. it's predicted to get five inches of rain and five feet of snow, a deadly snowstorm system that's slowly, very slowly, moving out. matt al and meredith back to you. >> miguel almanguer, thanks. >> there's bad weather for other parts of the country? >> the same system will be part of what causes what could be a potentially crippling ice storm this weekend for a wide swath of the country. high pressure is going to be pushing freezing air south from canada down into the midwest and the midplains.
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over this stationary front. as it does, it cools, the precipitation will fall. it's warm enough to start as rain. because there'freezing cold air s, as soons the rain hits, it will contact with the cold air. with the cold ground and become freezing rain. look at this wide swath. we start off friday from oklahoma to st. louis, it will be rain south. but along there from amarillo to st. louis we're talking about ice. saturday, it stretches from texas all the way to washington, d.c. we can't give you how much. it's going to be a timing issue. but we also see this lasting right on into sunday and maybe even monday from texas into st. louis, more ice, the accumulations still a little too early to tell you. i will say this, we have the potential for power lines down, massive problems as far as air and road travel. so we want to put this on your radar, no pun intended. i think this cou
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dangerous situation for a good part of the weekend. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good wednesday morning, a milder start to your day. temperatures mostly near 40 degrees. if you're on the east side of the blue ridge mountains, temperatures are around freezing with the rain from overnight. we could be looking at icy spots. 32 in frederick, if you're in the dirict temperatures 39. today's outlook. the morning commute, wet roads. you'll want the light jacket. for the evening commute we have rain moving in. tomorrow 64 degrees colder as we go into the weekend with a winty mix. >> check out your weather you get and you need on the weather channel. thank you very much. and now to a bizarre story out of miami. a man accused of forcing an uber driver to help him rob a bank and streaming it live on facebook. that suspect giving the money away to strangers. >> reporter: the world is
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watching as the drama unfolds on facebook live. the fbi says the man in the suit is a 35-year-old man, in the video an unidentified uber driver says he forced him to live stream the pictures. posted with the caption, omg, 911 i need help. the driver says he was threatened with a bomb and forced to go to a bank. maryann was in the bank frightened. >> it was there 45 minutes, the girls said the guy had a computer with wires. >> he has a bomb. it's got a timer. >> reporter: they drive to world famous ocean drive where shocked vacationers watch him pass out the money. >> the people just ran across the street to start grabbing money. i went over there. >> reporter: by then authorities had been alerted. they took him and the uber
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closed off the street. using a robot to check for explosives, they found none. the driver was questioned by the fbi and released without being charged. gamez is being held. >> that's the world we live in today. >> reporter: for today, nbc news, miami. do you ever get criticism from people about your weather forecast? >> my children. >> seriously? >> yes. >> they are so smart. >> you are going to love the story we have coming up. how one weatherman got back at his daughter for challenging his forecast. >> first, could chelsea manning be pardoned by president obama as early as today? first these messages.
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for a sexual reassignment surgery. >> all those people standing down there. >> reporter: the case broke in 2010 with the makings of a spy thriller. >> a senior pentagon official says the prime suspect is a 22-year-old army private first class bradley manning. >> reporter: prooiivate manning ultimately sentenced to 35 years in prison. for leaking classified military and diplomatic files to wikileaks. the day after the stunning verdict, when manning announced she was a transgender woman known as chelsea. was chelsea manning a spy? >> she was an individual who i think we count on in america. she was a whistle blower. she was somebody who turns to, like so many other whistle blowers a journalist in order to reveal information that the
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know but needs to know. >> reporter: army reserve officer coombs was her lawyer. >> i have represented a lot of people and none of them received 35 years. >> reporter: he hoped to persuade president obama to commute manning's sentence. a commutation is being actively considered by the president. manning is on the short list. four former and current army intelligence officers tell nbc in hindsight, the manning sentence seems excessive to them. the impact of the manning leaks less damaging. at her trial manning apologized for her actions but the
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>> i want to start off with an apology. sorry, sorry my actions hurt people. >> reporter: among the most explosive, this video. >> come on, fire. >> reporter: a shocking u.s. army apache helicopter attack on a group of people in iraq. 11 were killed. including two reuters journalists. manning said how distressed she was about what she said to her was devaluing of human light. was the government able to point to any loss of life or a compromise of intelligence through the releases of chelsea manning? >> no, they were not. we had secret sessions of the court martial where that would be the place the government would do that. the answer was no. what they would be able to show and what they did show was
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feelings hurt. certain countries were upset. >> reporter: again, manning addressing the judge on that never before heard audio tape. >> i can only going forward. and i want to go forward. i understand i pay a price for my decision and action. >> reporter: the judge decided the price was 35 years. now the question for the president. was that too much. is seven years enough? >> this case certainly took a long time to get over. i've had many acquittals since. none of them have filled the void that i feel with this outcome. personally. >> reporter: this one hurts. >> it did. i would be the happiest person, i think, alive. next to me would be chelsea if the president does in fact commute her sentence. >> many of the intelligence officials we spoke to believe manning's sentence was driven in part by another leaker, edwar
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7:56 is your time now on this wednesday morning, good morning to you i'm eun yang. we want to get right to melissa mollet and your first 4 traffic for a look at the roads. >> inner loop after the springfield interchange we have a crash in the far left lane. also on the inner loop before gw parkway. this has gotten a little bit better. three lanes are getting by. you can see those backups here this morning. it's a little bit yucky. southbound 270 before 370. earlier problems still feeling some of those delays there as you're headed southbound on the red line delays because of a malfunction at fort tauten. we'll take a break and we'll check your forecast next stay with us. . we'll take a break and we'll check your forecast next stay with us. o. we'll take a break and we'll chk orne sy with us t. we'll take a break ande' checkoucat with us. t. we'll take a break a 'l check orney with us e. we'll take a break andll che yr stst with us. n. we'll take a break ande' checkoucat with us.
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good morning, it's a milder start to your day. you need a jacket, just not the heavy coat like yesterday. an umbrella after 4:00 p.m. sun glasses, the sun is out but you don't need the gloves. temperatures are mostly around 40. some spots have cooled to the mid to low 30s. we'll be watching for icy spots off to the west. otherwise rain later today. >> thank you, sheena. another local news update for you in 25 minutes. for now, back to the today show after this short break.
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it's 8:0 it's 8:00 on today. coming up breaking news, donald trump fires back after a report that the russian government may have gathered explosive information about him. the president elect calling it fake news, and a witch-hunt. president obama weighing in overnight to nbc news. >> i ordered a report about russia's involvement. i felt it was important now that the election was over for everybody to understand exactly what happened. >> along with trump's chief of staff. >> what i can tell you is that i was there and these crazy accusations, these -- that i just talked about, were never
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today. >> you're very hard on female reporters, mr. president. >> i'm hard on all reporters. >> the major story is the size and scope of the ronald reagan victory. >> were you -- >> my job is to protect this country, matt and i'm going to within the law. >> we'll look back at all the biggest political news, events, and elections as part of our 65th anniversary. and whose that man in the mirror? actor joseph fiennes this morning after his face is revealed in his role as michael jackson. a sneak peek at his off the wall performance. today wednesday, january 11th, 2017. ♪ happy 18th birthday mason, we're on "the today show." >> go steelers! >> good morning, italy!
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>> celebrating our 25th anniversary on the plaza. >> our sisters couldn't be here, we made it to the plaza. >> nice to see you, you too, thank you. we're back now, 8:00 on this wednesday morning. it's the 11th day of january, 2017. we got a nice crowd of people out on the plaza. thank you so much. nice to meet you. it's a pleasure. it's actually nice out today. >> it is. >> much better. >> what's the temp? >> we don't have it up today. >> al? >> it will get into the 50s. >> good. >> meredith is here pinching in all week long while savannah is on maternity leave. we got to see her last night, a little dinner. >> she looks great. >> a fun dinner for your 20th
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staying in town on a week night. >> that's right. >> milk it, baby. >> ahead, apps, the best of thebuthe best in the 2017. >> do yavma on you phone you never use? first let's take a look at the headlines. time for your news at 8:00. >> good morning, we begin this morning with a very busy day in politics. i'll hallie jackson in new york. donald trump is now strongly denying a report of russian related collections of unverified allegations against him. in a tweet storm, just this morning, writing crooked opponents try to belittle our victory with fake news. a sorry state. another message, questioning if we're living in nazi germany. relations with russia front and center this morning. two u.s. officials with direct
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materials prepared for president elect donald trump included information that initially circulated among trump opponents and was passed to u.s. intelligence agencies. making damaging allegations about trump's dealings with russia. the sources would not comment on the nature of the allegations. neither said the fbi was actively investigating the information, which has not been verified by u.s. agencies. as the news was breaking, trump tweeting, fake news. political witch-hunt. the incoming white house chief of staff reince priebus earlier on today. >> have you taken the time to just look mr. trump in the eye and say to him, here's what they're alleging, can you tell me point blank none of this ever happened? >> he said it was total garbage. and i'm keeping it clean. >> reporter: lester holt asked president obama about it in a exclusive interview. >> before we sat down, there was a word from
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intel report on russian hacking had information that suggested there might have been an effort by the russians to compromise donald trump. can you confirm that? can you tell us what you know? >> i haven't seen the reports. we were on a plane together and i haven't read the news since then. and as a matter of principle i don't comment on classified information. >> reporter: the information potentially fodder for an already high stakes showdown on capitol hill. in the spotlight today, exxonmobil ceo rex tillerson. president elect trump's choice for secretary of state. whose business ties to russia make him one of trump's more controversial picks. jeff sessions's confirmation interrupted nine times by protesters. sessions fighting back against allegations of racism that cost him a judgeship in 1986 calling them damna
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represents. >> reporter: on the witness list today, congressman john lewis, and democrat cory booker in a first a sitting senator testifying against a colleague. >> we've seen consistently jeff sessions as senator jeff sessions voting against the matthew shepherd act or speaking out against keep ideals around the voting rights act. clearly, plenty for the president elect to talk about today at his first news conference here at trump tower in 168 days. >> all right. thank you very much. president obama back at the white house this morning after delivering his fare well address to the nation last night in chicago. he urged americans to bridge their differences and fight discrimination. which he called a threat to our democracy. >> that's why we cannot withdraw from
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to expand democracy and human rights and women's rights and lbgt rights. >> the president said americans need to break out of their bubbles and get involved when they see something that needs fixing. >> coming up, press an app or your own dab. the back and forth between a weatherman and his daughter that has people talking. >> al will have something to say about this. think 2016 was a crazy year in politics? we'll take a look back at 65 years of the biggest political stories as we've covered them here on today. but first, these messages. (vo) the holidays may be over but if you hurry, you can still get the best deals on the best network. like verizon's best smartphones for only $10 per month. like the samsung galaxy s7. the pixel, phone by google. or the motoz droid. for only $10 per month. plus, hurry in and switch to verizon now and get up to $650 to cover your costs.
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>> complimenting her flower. >> it looks like it should squirt. anyway. you go to an airport, get on an escalator, what's the -- >> yeah -- >> not going to walk. >> good. i'm sorry. >> what is it? >> stand to the right. and on the left you walk. >> apparently, no that's not what you're supposed to do. experts in china say that all that stress on one side of the escalator caused by people walking up and down it increases the chance it will break down. a lot of escalators are not meant to be walked on. so bottom line, get on the escalator, stand wherever you want, don't move. >> that is not going to happen. >> you get yelled at by everybody behind you. >> exactly. forget about it. >> the next story is for you. a trusted force everywhere. chis holcomb is the meteorolo
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affiliate. he has an 18-year-old daughter named claire and was watching last week. after his report, his daughter texted him. the weather app says it's not going to storm. >> he wrote back thank you and maybe your weather app will pay your college. >> it reached more than 10 million people on facebook. his daughter has been a good sport about it all and chris was right. it did snow. father knows best. >> your kids jump on you? >> my son nick, from time to time our morning weather guy didn't say that. why don't you go live with him. let chris buy you steph curry sneakers. >> he's watching you. >> he waits till i get home. asks me and then tells me. >> he has an analytical mind. >> yes, he does. >> all right. these days people love to create all kinds of surprise videos with their phones and post them on the web. sometimes the re
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good. here's an example where things went really well. the university of michigan, wanted to surprise a basketball player. to do it they enlisted the help of campus security. watch. >> it's come to our attention your conduct on campus is related to ongoing investigations. your involvement requires your immediate presence in front of the university compliance office. grab your hat and coat. you'll be escorted to the compliance office. upon there -- you'll sign the papers to be awarded a full men's basketball scholarship for 2017. >> by the way, this all happened -- that was -- it all happened in front orf his coached. luckily the news was good. andrew's dad, by the way, hosts a radio show for espn said if
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library, and christian science reading room like you tell me, why were you even nervous? >> that was a great story. he wasn't in trouble. >> no. >> the next story is about a husband who probably is. do you have a drone. >> i have a drone. >> what do you use it for? >> to pull around -- >> i thought you said clone. >> one husband thought it would be a good idea to land his drone on his wife's back. guess what? it got caught in her hair. to make it worse he started recording the aftermath. should have never have done that. luckily she only had to cut a small piece of her hair. >> take off again. >> the husband is probably sleeping on the coach. i can madge what she would like to cut off of him. who knows. >> lose your hair to a drone. >> i think we went a little far on that one.
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had that other drone landing. thank you, meredith. >> let's get to pop start quickly. let's start with our first look at the casting choice that stirred controversy. joseph fiennes was picked to play michael jackson in a british comedy. it depicted something that did actually happen, a road trip that michael jackson took an 9/11 with elizabeth taylor and marlin brando. it's weird. >> we're getting ready for the finale. >> michael. >> trying to kill his monkey. >> anybody? >> i think you described it perfectly. >> okay. >> weird. >> joseph fiennes said he was shocked that he was cast as michael. reminded viewers it's not a biopic.
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it. >> i think i would. >> probably. >> all right. well, next will star wars fans have another movie? george lucas has announced he'll open a new museum. it will house lucas' personal collection of artwork and memorabilia from his many movies. he's planning to personally fund the project to the tune of $1 billion. i'll broadcast light today show there when it opens. please. >> i'm there with you. >> that's going to be awesome. >> that's cool. >> i'll be here. >> are you okay? all right. someone -- a little trick of the camera there. sorry. carson thank you very much. mr. roker? >> okay. is it safe? >> yeah. >> the area has been cleared for you. >> it's been removed. >> we're talking about the west, where they've had massive rain, flooding, snow up through the pacific northwest. we're looking anywhere from o
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and a half to three inches of rain, some areas east of los angeles could pick up the five inches of rain. in the mountains, we've got blizzard warnings 75 mile per hour wind gusts. look at this into the midatlantic states. boston today, 52. 20 degrees above average. mobile 17 degrees above average. thursday, new york city tomorrow, we're going to get to 60 degrees. that's almost 25 degrees above average. new orleans, 73. orlando, 79. 68 in raleigh. then this weekend the cold air comes back. friday it's chilly for you in minneapolis. 7 new york city, 46 on friday. saturday we're at 31. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. this morning, many areas are close to 40 right now. quite a few have dropped down to near freezing. leesburg 32. 38 in the district. we could be looking at a few icy spots across the area. wet roads this
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more rain late tonight. 60 degrees tomorrow and a wintry mix as we go into your saturday. take a look at your five day forecast. 64 tomorrow and we see the wintry mix to start off your weekend. and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. now to more of our celebration counting down to "the today show's" 65th anniversary. when it started harry truman was president and one of today's first fans. >> as the story goes, when he was in new york he would plan his morning walks to pass by the show. that was captured in this photo taken outside our original street level studio. and since then, every sitting president, along with hundreds of other lawmakers have appeared here on today. >> politics on today is exciting. sometimes unexpected. >> controversial.
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it's emotional. >> the today program is like a town hall. it's for everybody in the morning to set the agenda for today. >> it's basically a news and special events program geared to keep the people in touch with the world. >> anyone running for office has to show up on "the today show." and through the years, it's been a whole parade of politicians. >> barbara walters was the first female co-anchor. barbara was determined. >> what would you like americans to know about you and cuba? >> and she had a lot of tenacity at the time when i'm not sure women were taken very seriously. >> you're very hard on female reporters, mr. president. >> i'm hard on all reporters. >> she showed she had the chops. >> i shall resign the presidency. >> and after her, we kept on coming. >> how can the republicans get back on track?
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impression you're ruthless, a sore loser. >> katie. >> what is the future you wish for iran? >> president obama's birth certificate you don't seem convinced he has one. >> it's not encouraged to use your personal e-mail. >> you get how bad it looks? >> the address is 1600 pennsylvania avenue. beautiful mansion is it not? >> there's something about walking up to the white house. >> there's nothing like opening our show on the steps of the white house and then knocking on the door and walking in. >> smile and waive, boys. smile and waive. >> hi mom! >> anytime you get a chance to interview the president of the united states, it's a very, very heady experience. >> this is a great country. and i think it's the best of all of us. >> it was the first television interview with any president on a regularly scheduled program. >> you're the one who is giving
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and you're the one who is being asked to make sure that whatever this person says that you hold their feet to the fire. >> if i'm into people telling the truth and nothing but why should i vote for you? >> when katie was interviewing barbara bush. and president bush walked in. >> look who wandered in. >> i had to really fly by the seat of my pants. >> do you have any knowledge of the iran contraarms for hostages deal? >> absolutely not. >> i talked to him for about 19:23, but who's counting. >> being in the oval office with george w. bush was intensive. >> my job is to protect the country and i'm going to within the law. >> it was a physical interview. i never saw anything like that. >> and yet, at the end we shook hands and i think both of us undersod
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doing our jobs. >> it's an incredible privilege and responsibility to say good morning. this is our new president. >> the first day of the age of carter. >> when it came to news, something would be unresolved the night before. and then 7:00 in the morning, i would be there with the resolution of it. >> the major story is the size and scope of the ronald reagan victory. >> we introduce america to its new chapter. >> bill clinton has been elected the next president of the united states. >> one of the most significant political events we've ever covered was the presidential race in the year 2000. no winner yet in the presidential contest. it's all anyone's talking about. we'd go into our morning meeting talking about we can't believe what's happening here. >> i'll never forget tim with that white board. >> the people are going to decide whether this thing ends tomorrow, friday, ai month from now. >> we're watching people holding up voting receipts and was that
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>> now it can be said president elect bush. >> here we are, we're right on the inauguration stand. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> inauguration of barack obama. here was this man, breaking a barrier. there is a real buzz in the air here and really all around the country. >> those are one of those moments where you pinch yourself i can't believe i'm here. >> it's incredible to be sitting there at that desk at a moment when everything's changing. >> the nation is waking up to a stunning upside. donald trump is the president elect of the united states. >> i think on "the today show," the human side of politicians. come to light as well. >> there's the spontaneous moment. >> i'm looking for the birthday girl. >> that's me. >> i wanted to see if you want today jog with me. >> barbara bush had to come over and kiss willard
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i like to think i was able to continue that tradition. al i didn't get a kiss from vice president biden. but i get a handshake. >> yeah. all right! yes! yes! >> "the today show" allows you to have fun with people. and to talk about serious issues. i think that's what it's endured the way it has. >> we didn't see is after joe biden shook your hand didn't you drop the mike and let it go right there. did you pay for that? >> that's the most amazing thing, we're so blessed and privileged to be in a front row of so many momentous occasions that define this country. >> what you showed too, in that is the personal side. there's a political side but it's fun to watch the other side come out. >> fun to look back at a lot of these stories. not done. tomorrow we'll look back at our favorite musical moments here on today. >> are you singing? >> it's a favorite.
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carson's dancing. that's right. >> by the way, can't wait to see you at the inauguration, i can't wait. on the parade route to see what he does. i know you'll be here. >> i didn't know we were talking about it. >> we'll see who you get. just ahead can joy bauer help craig embrace vegetables and stay away from meat all month long? we'll also talk about the must have apps for 2017. first your local news.
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good morning, it's 8:26 on this wednesday january 11th, i'm aaron gilchrist. melissa mollet is in first 4 traffic. >> hi, taking a look at the icc right now eastbound 200 before georgia avenue. have a crash there. the right lane is the only thing getting by. inner loop after springfield interchange crashes on the shoulder. the beltway is really quite slow. especially when you're talking about the inner loop headed up across the american legion bridge. 66 and 50 look good. red line, no longer single tracking. >> we'll have a check on the forecast after this.
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good wednesday morning. a milder start to the day. some areas have dropped today freezing. we could be seeing icy spots near 40 in the district. 38 quantico. some areas north
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free freezing. rain moves in later this afternoon. for the evening commute we have rain in the forecast. warmer as we go through tomorrow. >> thank you. get the latest news and weather in the nbc washington app.
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we're back now. 8:30 on this wednesday morning. it is the 11th of january, 2017. day three of meredith viera's return as co-host here on the show while savannah is on maternity leave. >> can a carnivore go meat free for an entire month? >> dry patches, brown spots. winter is terrible for your skin. don't you worry. we've got new solutions. >> coming up, how many apps are on the phone you use?
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new apps that will make 2017 better for everybody. >> first you're busy. >> why did y'all look at me when you said space waster? let's see what's happening as far as your weather for today. bitter cold in the plains. mild through the gulf and midatlantic states. we've got heavy snow back through the west into the rockies. rainy conditions in southern california. tomorrow, that rain continues, the bitter cold air makes its way east. possible record highs in the northeast and midatlantic. plenty of sunshine through the gulf. wet weather stretching from texas all the way up into new england. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> most areas close to 40 degrees. mid to upper 30s. we have some spots below freezing. so we could be seeing some icy spots developing. 27 in frederick, 31 lorton. the district coming in close to 40. today 52 for a high temperature. increasing clouds through the afternoon. rain mainly after 4:00 p.m. then we go into
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64 for your thursday. that is 20 degrees above normal for this time of the year. saturday, a wintry mix of temperatures in the 30s. >> by the way, don't forget you can get your weather anytime on the weather channel. >> good information, al, thank you very much. let's have more of our start today live to 100 series. this morning, the daunting challenge facing today national correspondent craig melvin all month long. craig, tell us about it. >> good morning, joy bauer has been showing me how to swap my meat loving diet for nutrition packed vegetarian meals. we'll cook a couple of these dishes in just a moment. first, a look at how she got me to put down the steak, pick up the tofu, and work on my start today goal. when it comes to food, there's nothing i love more than a good steak. but i also love a good challenge. >> i'm going to try to go vegetarian. 30 days no meat. i'll be a pleasure to be around. >> you
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bauer to help me kick my carnivore habits to the curb. i have heard, you know, it's kind of boring and blah. >> it's only boring because you don't know about all the options. >> at first, things got off to a shaky start. >> whoa, close your eyes. >> look at that steak. >> don't do it, you're torturing yourself. >> there are beans i never heard of. those are just peas never mind. i've heard of peas. >> do you not look happy? >> i'm excited, this is great. joy opened my eyes to the wonders of a meat-free diet. >> the cool thing about tofu is it doesn't taste like anything. it takes on the flavor of whatever marinade you rub into it. i'm going to show you how to make cauliflower steak. the reason
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cooks like rice. >> my idea of a fun night. >> we stopped by my favorite restaurant she show could show me how to eat out. >> they have a short rib special here. you never tried it? you're laughing because you never tried it. >> i'm feeling bad for you. >> so am i. >> we get the lintel soup. a salad and a side of roasted root vegetables. look at the volume of what you're about to have for dinner. as your main compared to this. twice as much food and probably ten times more nutrition. >> pretty good. >> i just got a text. oh, it's from jenna. tell craig to start tomorrow and order a cheese burger. nice team jenna. >> i was ready to veg out. i needed my family's seal of approval. >> i want to take bite of the
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broccoli? awesome. awesome. >> i'm like the vegetable whisperer. >> competition you win because he's so cute. good morning. i'm a meat lover like craig. so i feel his pain. how much pain you going to put him through? you're surprising yourself. there's so many options. you're not hungry. >> no. >> you lost about five pounds. >> eating every four hours. that's, you know, probably just water weight at this point i've been surprised that there are so many options out there. i haven't missed meat eight days in. >> let me tell you what he's doing. he's incorporating a non-meat protein in every meal. eating every four to five hours. choosing high quality starch and drinking ten cups of water a day. this is pack would fiber and vitmans and minerals. >> cups of water, a lot of time in the
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tell me about fake steak. >> i needed today come up with something he could use as steak with. walk over here, i took chunks of cauliflower and all i did was i brushed both sides with olive oil. a little bit of salt, a little bit of pepper. and then i threw it on the grill. it's about five minutes on each side. then, why don't you slasher on barbecue sauce. then you just grill it for another three to five minutes on each side. and you get fake steak. cauliflower steak. >> scale of one to ten, you love steak, a real steak where does this fall? >> let me taste it first. >> i would say couple it with lentil soup or chili. >> it's not that bad. >> i'll take not bad. what do you think? >> it's not bad, it's very tasty. >> do you see how easy it was to whip that up? another way to enjoy cauliflower. next we have tofu.
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tofu recipe in their back pocket. buy the extra firm tofu. >> why extra firm? >> this bakes up nicely when you want to make the little cubes. you can get all different consistencies. silken tofu is great for smoothies. gently press out the water and i leave it for 30 minutes. this is my marinade. reduced sodium soy sauce. a little bit of sesame oil. a little bit of rice wine vinegar. honey over here. throw in that. ginger and garlic. and all you're going to do is marinate the tofu. bake it in the oven on 350 for about 40 minutes. flip it halfway through. this is packed with protein. put it in salads and pasta. what do you think? >> craig what do you think? >> matt? >> taste this one it's a buffalo wing. >> is it chicken? >> it's chicken, yeah. >> it's better than the tofu i had last night. >> you know what, you're in for
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a long one. >> you're going to -- wait. see what you think. dip that in the bleu cheese. >> you'll be praying for february first. >> what do you think? >> it's my first time having tempe. >> 25 grams of protein. >> the buffalo sauce is good. >> in case anybody wants the recipe they're on the website. >> godspeed, my friend. joy. >> you guys are going to love this stuff. >> following along with craig's vegetarian meal plan head to up next -- >> it's nutty. >> up next, much needed help for your winter skin. first this is today on nbc. that is good. that is really good.
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rex tillerson put exxon's interests before america's.. i'm not here to represent the us government's interest. instead, tillerson sided with putin. with billions in russian oil deals... he opposed us sanctions on russia... ...for war crimes forced to pay hundreds of millions for toxic pollution... ...putting profits ahead of our kid's health. tell your senators to reject rex tillerson. and protect american interests not corporate interests.
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we are back with today's style. during the cold winter months protecting your skin can be a real challenge. here with new treatments to banish your winter skin blues, dr. debra wattenburg. what's the one thing we should be doing every day? >> it's key to have a great diet and be healthy with your exercise and sleep and all those things. then once you're doing that, everything else will work really well for you. >> start with food. what's the saying you are what you eat? good foods and bad. these are the good ones. >> correct. avocadoes are great. you can use them on your hands to create an oil, emulsion on your hair to hydrate it. they contain lots of great fats. tomatoes are fantastic because they're anti-oxidants and help kill off the free radicals. you want to have lots of protein in your diet. eggs are good for you because of the protein. they help with collagen and ela elastin and green tea.
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>> these are high in carbohydrates, refined sugars. white sugars and flour. high glycemic index. your skin never looks great. skin that looks like the winter, you don't have the dewy glow and your skin is not looking the best. >> a lot of over the counter products which we love. and the hottest is with treating acne? >> it's fantastic. it's brand-new over the counter retinoid. it's really good for the patients who want to get rid of fine lines. it contains a retinoid. they exfoliate. >> even if you don't have acne you can apply that? >> use it sparingly it can be irritating. >> what if you need a boost? f
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acid products. they come in creams and lotion and jelgels. al they help to absorb water. they contain lots of -- hyaluronic acid is actually a sug sugar. >> i use this one. let's get to our ginny pigs. >> our patient has been complaining about discoloration on her skin and broit spots. we suggested doing a chemical peel. >> her husband is a little nervous about this. >> so what we're going to do is apply a peel solution on to her skin. it has a tingling burning sensation. >> is it burning? >>
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we apply this on to the face, the face will be a tiny bit red, maybe dry and irritated from the peeling solution. it will take off some of the brown spots and give her a more hydrated, more radiant look. >> how long will that take? >> about three to four days and then the peel will come off and her skin will look better. >> you don't need it, but you look great. carrie is over here. >> this is the baby laser. we're going to apply goggles to carrie. she's complaining about sun damage on her skin. she has brown discoloration. she feels like her face looks a little flat and dull. and so we are going to apply goggles. >> why would you do this over the peel? >> this one stimulates collagen and helps to boost collagen so the collagen is getting rid of more fine lines. it also will give a different type of peel instead of having a mi
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mechanically. for this machine, we just turn on the machine. we're going to turn this on and we are going to treat her with the laser. and the laser will create a tingling burning sensation and the machine is actually having a little bit of -- there we go. >> how long do you do this for? >> about ten minutes on the face? >> how many applications do you need? >> about one every other month type of sensation. when we do this she'll feel sort of a tingling or a stinging sensation. we can take those off and three to five days later she'll feel a sandpaper sensation to her skin. >> you can check out the rest on our website. up next, make way for new apps, the best digital downloads to transform your life in 2017. first this is today on nbc. thank you so
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we're back now 8:47. ft you' if you're looking for a fresh start to 2017. how about clearing off those old apps on your phone and make room for some new ones. today digital lifestyle expert mario armstrong will tell us about the year's must have apps. good morning. >> good morning. good to see you. >> i went by last night, looked at my phone to prepare for this i have 18 apps i haven't used in six months. >> this is true. about 77% of the apps you download you end up not losing after three days or six months. >> you've got a great variety of apps you want us to have for 2017. some organize us, some get us in shape. one real important one keeps our information secure. talk about it. >> that's the first one. it's called 1password.
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systems, you can't remember them all. it's important you have a password for everything, e-mail, amazon. >> different passwords. >> exactly. this is giving you one place where you create a master password that only you know for all of those services. not only that, you can put other information like credit cards and other things you want to store in there. >> it's not a new app, it's been around. but you want people to get it. is it secure? if someone gets into this thing, the keys to the kingdom. >> heavy encryption. i use it myself for all my surfa surfa services. >> 1password. blue mail. what's this one? >> no one loves their e-mail. everybody can't stand e-mail. this helps declutter your mail. what i love about this, is that it groups your mail into different categories or what they call, you know, like different categories for family, work, personal. unified. i can see all of my different inboxes. if i have multiple e-mail
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can get all of that in one view, really simple to use. i love i can mark things for later. i can come back to them and archive them and set reminders. >> the next one is strava. what does that help us do? >> social network for athletes. they're trying to work out for the new year, this is a social network that will help whether you're a weekend warrior or training for the olympics. track and analyze your work. they're heavy on stats. distance, calories burned all of that good stuff. i love one feature they have in the premium service called beacon which tracks you in real time. if you're jogging and want your family to know where you all, that's a great app to have. >> let's say you're in a sports bar and the game's up on the monitor, this next app can help you hear the game. >> yes, and any muted tv. if you're in a hospital, bar, airport, any muted tv. take the app and open up the camera and
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screen. it will let you know on your phone you're tuned in. you can listen to that streamed live. you can hear it on your head phones or connect it to a blue tooth speaker. it's great for people that are hearing impaired. >> next is prisma. this has to do with photos. >> yes, it does. i'm going to take one of you as we demoed this a little bit. >> okay. >> pull that up. it transforms your photos and videos into works of art. 30 different styles that you can have here with influences from picaso, van gogh and more. it gives you the chance to change your photo to inspired work of art. we have the today app. >> it's doing very well by the way. >> it's been killing on the app store. it's been doing amazing. i love the fact you can get up to speed super quick in a day. open up the app, swipe up see he
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that information. if you set up the notifications, you'll be the first to know when the new digest is up. >> talented digital team around here. >> we do. >> mario, thank you very much. appreciate it. >> absolutely. >> by the way, you can download the new today app from your phone's app store. there you go. now, over to carson. thank you, matt and mario. we have a lot to celebrate in in addition to launching our new app, "the today show" is turning 65. we've combined the milestones in a special video for our app users. it shows 65 years of today in just 65 seconds. great imagery there. that's not all with our appy anniversary sweepstakes for downloading the today app. head to for more on how to enter. first this is today on nbc. firs.
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we are back at 8:54. time to talk about some birthdays. >> let's do it. let's spin the smuckers jar and take a look and show you what's going on. let's start off, first up with herman of grand haven, michigan. this retired electrician 100 years old. served t
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war ii. we thank you for your service. mary reynolds of youngstown ohio also 100. she loves to read and stay up to date on current events. happy 100th birthday to william of new york, a talented guy who enjoys acting and tap dancing. all right. ruby christianson, 100 years young. this proud grandma from oklahoma. she was a door to door salesperson for over 30 years. hal of north dakota, 100 years old. played semi professional basketball. and a happy 100th birthday to victor cohen, this family guy is from redmond, washington, owned and operated his own night club. i like that. if you know someone celebrating their 100th birthday, i want to hear about it. head to >> i always love that. so great. >> love doing that. >> exactly. all right, al, thank you very much. appreciate it. >> what do you have coming up? >> we have a big half hour
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half hour. >> it's going to be great. >> we're not going to tell you which half. >> okay. >> so but -- >> average it out, it's good. all right. >> we got craig robinson and karaoke showdown. so we spread them out. >> join us for a couple of good days next week, also. 8:56 is your time now on this wednesday, january 11th, 2017. good morning to you i'm eun yang. we want to check on the roads right now with melissa mollet. good morning. >> eastbound 200 at the icc before georgia avenue, still have the crash slowing things quite a bit on the left side of the roadway westbound here is unaffected in montgomery county. outer loop, ro
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in the right lane. you can seeing the slow downs there in the bottom of the beltway. rest of the beltway a little slow, inner loop from 95 up to the bridge. >> melissa we'll take a quick break and check your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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good wednesday morning, much of the area in the 40s. it will be a milder day. we have a few spots around freezing, but overall we're warming up. 41 in the district. 52 for a high temperature. this is ten degrees above normal for this time of the year. rain mostly after 4:00 p.m. >> thank you, sheena. get the latest news and weather anytime in the nbc washington app. we'll see you in 25 minutes for another local update.
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this morning in today's take. carpool karaoke meet cash cab. how would you like to go on a valentine's date with a big celebrity. we'll tell you how. snuggle up in style with hot winter gear to help you beat the cold. all coming up, right now. want. welcome to today, wednesday morning, hump day, january 11th, 2017. >> do you remember that commercial with the camel? >> that's right. hump day! day three of tamron's illness. >> is it? who's counting?
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mask. >> i was a little shaky. we had a wonderful night. we were all together. >> i didn't know you were sick last night. >> i was sitting across from you. >> we shared some popovers. >> we sure did. i'm sorry. >> last night we were celebrating matt's 20th anniversary. >> it was so fun. wasn't it fun? >> it really was. i got to tell you, it was a great gathering. it was just so overwhelming to have such a good time. >> 20 years, you know, just being a part of this. and it was incredible. and so funny y put on instagram the menu. one thing i didn't expect, people were -- >> commented on what they wanted. >> you could select matt's menu, the appetizer you wanted, your entree and desert people at home were deciding what they had. the beet salad was popular. >> i had a crab cake.
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>> it was good. >> i missed the crab cake. >> it was on the menu. and here's why she may have missed it. two glasses of champagne. nyquil. and red wine. >> no. that's not -- >> she felt great. >> that's not accurate. i did not have nyquil. i had mucinexd -- >> i shouldn't have said the brand. they did nothing wrong. i was sitting next to her and savannah. >> we had fun. we had fun. >> peer pressure. >> and then this morning. hi, how are you. >> are you sick -- >> no, she said who is that boy? thanks, jenna. >> who is that masked boy. >> how did i not know. >> j sat next to her. >> people thought you had a new hair do. >> yesterday we had a shoot. a super secret shoot. jk long, the producer of the shoot said i could tweet out a picture of my look
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details to come. we put this picture up of me. people magazine, did a story on how i dumped my pixy look for a fro look. >> because you could do that in a day. >> that look on you, could we go back, you look beautiful. >> i look exactly like my mom. i wish i had my picture. my mom use today rock the fro in the 70s. i had handsome date pop up at the same shoot. i think we have a picture of him. >> no, we don't -- >> it's going to come up later. so i did not change my hair but -- >> don't you love how people jump on things. you put a new hair do or wear a dress that's a little baggy, jenna bush hager pregnant with her third child. >> i'm not pregnant and i'm not rel reply. how do you reply to that. that was just
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last night. >> speaking of thank you. >> thank you. >> our publicist came up with a great idea. everybody should write thank you notes to matt lauer. >> do we have the music? >> i wish we had the music. >> thank you, matt, for wearing sometimes the same suit i do. and everybody says matt, nice suit. and al, when did they start making polyester again? >> so -- >> look up at the camera. >> it was good with the music, too. >> mine was thank you matt for always rocking the skinny suit. at least i know when i come into work i don't have on the tightest clothes. is that wrong? >> that's good. >> i can't say every word of mine. >> no, you can't. >> y'all were there. >> texas language in it. >> mine was a roast. i took it as a
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version was thank you, matt, for always asking poignant sometimes pointed questions, a lot of times aimed at my family. >> if you had the music. >> we laughed last night. mine also -- >> it was funny because we had champagne. this morning it doesn't feel as funny. >> no. it also shows that sometimes you can't repeat stories when people weren't there. you know what? it's not that funny. >> that's why you post your menu and let them order. >> be on your way. >> exactly. >> we did make it home in time to see president obama's fare well speech. >> yes, we did which was so -- especially toward the end -- so very emotional. especially when he was thanking his wife, mrs. obama, michelle obama, take a look. >> michelle robinson, girl of the south
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for the past 25 years, you have not only been my wife, and mother of my children, you have been my best friend. and a new generation sets its sights higher because it has you as a role model. so you have made me proud and you have made the country proud. >> also got so emotional when he was thanking his daughters. saying of all the things i've done in my life, i'm most proud to be your dad. you saw malia tearing up. trending, #whereissasha. >> i thought the same thing. the family came out at the end and you don't see sasha. of course, i started googling where is sasha. well, sasha was back in d.c. because she had an exam the next
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speech as president after two terms -- >> do you know what, this is why we'll miss the family. politics aside. i'm so tired of everybody having different views. but we will miss this family because they put their family first. and what you do when you have little kids, is, you know, they have to stay home for the tests. >> that was a huge debate. i'm not a parent. there was a debate in our meeting on when you take your child out of school. there were some for a good trip to disney is worth taking a child out. what say you, mr. roker? >> i will never be the president of the united states. >> al, you don't know that. >> you never know. >> do you know how many times that was said over the last two years. >> you never know. >> very few things i am certain of in life. >> let's get on today's take and ask al roker to run. >> in any event, i would think if your father is giving his re
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might be able to -- >> the school would understand. >> i think so. >> that's their choice. >> malia, watching malia tear up. i was watching with henry, again, politics aside, henry -- we have two little girls. and he just -- i looked over and my 6'4" husband was tearing up. every dad can feel the way he did. and every daughter who is proud of their father can see themselves in malia obama. >> what was it like for you, the last time your dad gave a speech? i've always wondered what it's like. >> at his library opening i remember sitting there with barbara weeping because we don't see a politician. she doesn't see a politician standing up there. she sees her dear dad who has always put her first. she knows that. we knew that. there's just a pride that comes, i think, any daughter feels this way. i know that leila would feel that way with you.
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daughter unconditional love. >> look at you and leila. she's getting ready for the huge venture in her life y. beca. we were in london, remember how y s was? we ran into each other and i became obsessed with her and watching her grow. i saw her two years later and i'm like, al, look at her. and then in the golden globe dress, he posted a picture of her at the golden globes. i think i sent it out to everyone as if it were my child. here's my daughter leila. just to watch the sasha and malia grow into these beautiful women the same as we're watch ing with leila. to your point, it's family. it's not politics, it's family. >> very cool. you know, the president partied late into the night. >> with al roker, i may add. >> 4:00 a.m. >> they were still going on. >> is that the latest you've stayed out? >> yes, it is. absolutely. and then the -- just
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he gets out the next day and steps in as a groomsman for the wedding of his long time aide marvin nicholson. >> when you put that up in your house as your wedding photos. >> don't you love he's not the best man. do you know what i mean? >> john kerry is officiating. >> the where's waldo of politics. >> the secretary of state is officiating at the wedding. >> would you want the president or a celebrity -- i was at a wedding this weekend and eric holder was officiating the wedding. would you want -- if you had a chance? >> why not? >> the president to walk you down the aisle? if he's your father. >> that works out perfectly. >> did henry find it odd that he looked out that there was karl rove? possibly. i didn't ask him. >> if he made too much of
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would have wrestled them down. >> he probably didn't like secret service was at our honeymoon. >> like next door? >> no. >> speaking of -- okay. >> we're not doing -- >> we moved on. >> that was the highlight of my night. >> let's go for t. how would you like to have edris elba, as your date. >> you're married. >> i would in a different life. >> glad we were able to clear this up. >> the charity is crowd sourcing. and they're going to cover your chance to have a date, no secret service included. take a look. >> hi there, i'd like you to be my valentine. that's right, e.
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>> what is that? >> i wouldn't have guessed that. >> i'm surprised. >> his top five list was deanna, so it goes, you may be right and she's right on time. >> what's your favorite? >> your favorite billy joel? >> it's not only a terrific song, tell her about it, but go on youtube and check out the video. >> it's great. >> it's a throwback to the ed sullivan show. it's fantastic. >> my favorite probably the 80s down eastern alexa. do you remember this one? probably not. >> do you remember this one? >> maybe it's from a movie. it's from the alt bumalbum. >> mine is uptown girl because this is my mtv world video christie brinkley. he's like a mechanic and then you know, she shows up looking like that.
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like the underdog gets the girl. she realizes she's really not uptown. she's regular town. they love each other. it was awesome. >> very pretty woman, too. >> very pretty woman. >> it was awesome. >> billy the kid is another great song. that's what's going on around billy joel's music. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> well, right now we have dry conditions across the area. this afternoon we'll be around 50 for a high temperature. mostly the low 50s across the area. the rain has moved out. as we go through this afternoon, we have another round of rain moving in for the evening commute. make sure you grab the umbrella before you leave today. otherwise, tomorrow an even bigger warm up. temperatures in the 60s. as we go into the weekend we're watching a wintry mix for your saturday. we'll be dropping back down into the 30s. piano man, new york state of mind. >> so many hits. >> we got to go see him at
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day. tide, america's #1 detergent many of you may be hoping 2017 will be the year that you finally get a new job. once you land the job interview it could start here in the elevator. so we have some tips to help you build rapport so it doesn't go as badly as this scene from stepbrothers. >> have you had a lot of jobs? >> i'm a bit of a spark plug and human resources lady -- >> it's actually, it's pam. >> i'm sorry. well, pan. >> my name is mam. >> are you saying pan? or pam? >> i'm saying pam. i'm sorry who is this gentleman sitting behind you? >> hello ms.
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i'm his step brother. i think i might be able to help with the pam/pan dilemma. >> that would be great. >> pam. >> pand. >> with us now is communications expert terry showdine the author of scrappy. >> thanks for having me. >> let's walk this way. the idea is, you know, it can be awkward, some of these interviews for jobs. i mean, what's the best way to make sure you get off on the right foot? >> this is a good time to initiate small talk. this is where your scrappy strategy can make a difference. >> for example? >> what kind of homework kocan u do before you get into the meeting so you know a little bit about the person before you get started. if you can find a little nugget that you can use to transition socially into that more professional conversation, it make as big difference. >> can you say make contact, saying the person you're going ton
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something like that to find out intel. >> i had a specific situation where i met with this abrasive man over the telephone and we were going to have a contact in person. i reached out to his assistant ahead of time. can you tell me a little bit about him. she said he's really into bass fishing, i don't know if that's going to help. i made the effort to do research, watch bassmasters and wove that into the conversation and it changed the whole experience. it made everything else go much smoother. >> in interviews one of the things i've learned doing this job is that it's goto od to be prepared. but you have to listen to the person who is interviewing you. >> what is their mood. are they feeling under the weather. do they seem like they'll be more focused on the practical tactical nature of your conversation or are they looking for your style. >> you want to match their tone. >> absolutely. >> what about -- it's so tricky. what about humor? >>
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so fun works. but, again, you want to make sure whatever it is you're going to use to execute in that moment really kind of helps you to stand out and develop rapport. if it's appropriate to use humor, follow that train of thought. again, do a little scrappy homework. think about it ahead of time and customize your approach to meet the needs of that listener. >> then, how do you know if you're going too far? maybe you crossed a line or something? >> we're all looking for that perfect spot on gesture, that combination of savvy and smart and clever that will help us to stand out. the trick here is, not to go too far. and so my message is always, don't scare the bunny. >> let's say you scare the bunny. is there anything you can do to save it? >> yeah, absolutely. there are wonderful illustrations where in the middle of an interview, pick up a little nugget and you want to save that. when you get back home after the fact. maybe you follow up with a lovely gesture. there was a gentleman who was on an interview situation and he was trying to dep
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the individual mentioned that he had to give a big keynote address for a watercolor conference. he did research, found out what the previous water color conference was. sent that e-mail link to the individual and it landed and it worked. >> thank you so much. coming up next, carpool karaoke and a comedian. get ready for craig robinson. we love him. (vo) the holidays may be over but if you hurry, you can still get the best deals on the best network. like verizon's best smartphones for only $10 per month. like the samsung galaxy s7. the pixel, phone by google. or the motoz droid. for only $10 per month. plus, hurry in and switch to verizon now and get up to $650 to cover your costs. there's still time to get amazing deals at verizon. protein. protein proteiny protein. proteiny protein? protein proteiny protein.
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new greek 100 protein. from yoplait. good morning, it's 9:26 on this wednesday, january 11th, i'm aaron gilchrist. in the news montgomery county police are hoping surveillance video will lead them to the suspect in a deadly stabbing at westfield wheaton mall. chopper 4 was over the mall as police stopped and searched cars. the stabbing happened after a fight inside the mall yesterday. police have not released the names or ages of the two people who died. they're offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the suspects' arrest. we'll have a look at your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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good wednesday morning. temperatures warming up nicely. 41 right now in the district. by 9:00 a.m. temperatures in the mid40s. 10:00 a.m. i should say. noon, temperatures around the low 50s. by this afternoon, we have rain moving in right around 52 degrees. then we go into tomorrow. mid 60s after that rain leaves and we go into the weekend much colder. we're talking a
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buckle up, because the law is the law. even in a fake care on tv. craig robinson has had many hilarious brawls over the years from his hot tub machine movies to his role in the small screen as darryl on the hit nbc comedy the office. and in sausage party as mr. grits. >> my favorite movie ever. craig is the new host of a game show called careoke show down. >> anybody know what dance this is? >> what's the name of this dance? >> what's it called? >> she got it. >> frank, good morning. oo
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have you ever done an interview while you were driving before? >> i've been interviewing people while i was driving. te >> tell us how the show works. >> i pick people up and i tell them, hey you're on a game show. karaoke. and they win prizes as they get to their destination. >> you're a musician. i'm way back here, i'm like a little kid. >> i see you. >> see me? how do you deal with some of the bad karaoke singers, you're about to hear some? >> it's very painful. but it turns out that we all laugh at each other and laugh at ourselves. it turns out to be a lot of fun. >> you drive, you live in la. you have a camaro with a hot red interior. black camaro, red interior. what does that say about your personality? >> i think it says i'm fun. you know. >> it's cool. >> i like to get where i'm
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>> good point. >> are we there yet? >> we're not there. we're almost there. >> we're going to play. are we ready? >> we're ready. >> we'll have songs and we have to finish the song. >> finish the lyrics. >> okay. >> okay. ♪ i love rock and roll put another dime in the juke box baby ♪ ♪ i love rock and roll put another dime and dance with me ♪ >> come and take your time and dance with me. >> very close. >> very close. >> you wouldn't have gotten that one. very close. very close. >> keep your eyes on the wheel. >> no more song? >> that's it? >> that's it? >> we're going to play dance recognition. you have 15 seconds to dance and they have to guess what dance you're doing. >> i have to get out. >> okay. >> i got to get out of the car. >> ready? >> okay they told me to do this one.
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>> wait, what? >> whip and the nae nae. >> you got it. excellent. excellent. >> i haven't done it in several years. okay? >> this is not going to be pretty. >> running man. >> the dab. >> yeah. >> is that a dance? >> lean and dab. >> oh. >> you get credit for that. >> thank you. thank you for the sympathy clap. i appreciate it. >> how much money did we get? that was -- >> we actually owe him money. >> this is bad. >> i think you made a thousand dollars. >> what is your go too karaoke song? >> late night, saturday night, you know, crowd is hot i might hit it with smells like team spirit nirvana. >> can you hit it? ♪ when the lights out
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>> what? ♪ here we are now ♪ entertain us ♪ i don't know the rest >> i hope your show's better than this. >> it probably is. >> he'll come back here. >> don't make me stop this car. >> your daddy will pull this car over. >> i will come back there. honey, just keep driving. thank you. coming up. academy award winning actress mary steenbergen on the new show. why didn't she watch the rest of the golden globes? looking fierce in that collar, love it. >> honey we got to take them to school. what sinus headache? what stiff joints? what time of the month cramps?
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southerner in the last man on earth. starring snl william forte. >> she plays a mom glerieving t unexpected loss of her daughter. >> there's no shrimp listed on the purchase order. >> yet i ordered them specifically. >> i understand, ma'am. >> no. no. i don't think you understand. how could you possibly understand? you didn't just lose your daughter. you didn't just lose everything. you just lost the shrimp. >> good morning. >> i promise not to yell. >> thank you. thank you. what experiences did you draw on to create this -- >> to play her? you know, she's grieving and everybody deals with grief in a different way. i've certainly known grief. but i grew -- we we
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saying we know that southern woman and i definitely grew up with them. it wasn't my mom or aunts, but i was around them. and i think it was sadly it was people i wasn't too crazy about. but i enjoyed playing her. >> she's the character we know that would say bless your heart and you know she didn't mean it. >> she did not mean it. >> she meant the opposite of it. you said you didn't draw from people you knew personally. how did you pull this character in and make her real and understandable? >> you know, i guess because when you lose somebody you have a coping mechanism. her coping mechanism is to fiercely get on with life. she's going to organize an event and make her son-in-law move on and get over it. and i understand that kind of fierceness in losing somebody. i understand it. it's just not necessarily me. >> you played jessica
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mother. it's a star studded cast. jessica produced it. >> she called me years ago about playing this part. she and justin timberlake are dear friends of mine. it was justin's first score. it was amazing to go through the process. and believe it or not, he was actually nervous about it. which is hard to believe. he did an amazing job. and i was honored to be in it with him and hang out in new orleans with those guys. >> the interesting thing i think is that here's a movie with a lot of comedic actors and it's such a moving drama. >> right. >> to make that transition. >> yeah, and jason sudeikis and maisy williams are brilliant. >> it's an unusual, strange southern story. and i'm really proud to be in it. >> you are -- you live happy in nashville. you're a song writer and an accordion player, who knew.
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started doing it a few years ago. we were on mccabe's music on valentine's day. i said you can get me that. he was like, there's no way that this is going to so collect dust. you're never going to do it. of course, if i'm told i can't to do something i will do it. >> did you go on youtube to get a lesson? >> i took one or two lessons. but the biggest way i've learned it is on last man on earth, will forte had me playing unplayable songs on the accordion like snows informer or love in an elevator by aerosmith. i'm like, the specialist for 80s rock on the accordion. >> that's pretty good. we understand this year, ted's getting you a sousa phone. fantastic. thank you so much. >> nice to see you guys. >> the book of loveit
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theater and is on demand this friday. time to take a look at the weather. >> thinking about her playing snow's informer. ♪ >> very impressive. very impressive. wow. >> my gosh. >> we're looking at unseasonably mild weather through the gulf. bitter cold in the plains. heavy snow and rain out west. nice day in the northeast with showers through the midmississippi river valley. the bitter cold moves east. possible record highs in the northeast and midatlantic states. more snow out through the rockies and into the cascades. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> some areas in the mid to upper 40s. fredricksburg, 47, gaithersburg, 4567 45. warming into the low 50s. milder today.
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60 temperatures for tomorrow. we go into the weekend and we have a wintry mix moving in for saturday. here's your five day, 64 degrees for your thursday. into the weekend we drop. the wintry mix gets here to start your weekend. 35 for a highlig on saturday. >> that's your latest weather. >> you ready to sing another hit? >> no. i didn't know are where were on camera. >> up next, the coolest gear to keep you all snuggled up and toasty this winter. after these messages. anyone with type 2 diabetes knows how it feels to see your numbers go up, despite your best efforts. but what if you could turn things around? what if you could love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®. it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. invokana® is a pill used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. and in most clinical trials,
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>> we learned something new. >> what's better than having warm pajamas is having super warm pajamas. this is a pajama warmer. put your pajamas in. you can feel it'ssum super warm there. it's like you pulled them out of the driver. they get cozy and warm and you don't have to warm up your side of the bed. >> how did we go this long without hearing about this? >> put hats, gloves, towels. lingerie in there like this. >> i didn't see that coming either. >> anyway. >> i've heard of towel warmers, never this. this is amazing. >> i love that. >> next up on the list. >> okay, so moving on, so we have these, these are blue tooth gloves. what they are you can talk on the phone in your gloves. we're going to make a phone call. you might look ridiculous, people are going to think you're
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crazy. but i'm telling you, it's amazing and it works. >> who are your calling. >> i'm trying to -- hello is anyone home. >> hello. >> hi. hi al. >> how you doing? >> you like those blue tooth gloves? >> this is kind of like this but except this. >> can you hear? >> wow. nobody looks stupid doing this. >> i think that you're not going to look cool no matter what if you're walking down the street like this. >> you don't have to have your freezing hand out. >> he's on another floor. >> you've got ear wax on your thumb. >> bye al. >> next we have a scarf. why not have your scarf do double duty. this is a rain scarf. it's a scarf on one side. if it starts to snow or rain you flip it around and it's water proof and it has a hood. >> a head cover. >> there you go. >> protect that hair. >> my grandma used to wear something like that.
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this is double, i love it. >> socks. >> you have to keep your feet warm. it's about socks with fangs. these are inspirational sayings. >> my grandpa loves socks. >> i am smart. how cute is that? >> start it off on the right foot. i'm good enough. >> that is g. these are fun. they have really fun sayings, these are the pg versions of them. on the website they may not be so pg. these are adorable. this makes me think of kathie lee and hoda. bring your wine to work. >> baby booties, love these. these we have on baby garret. these are from uncommon boots. taco booties. they're socks that let you stay warm. they go up to the top of your knew. you don't see them. you can wear your ballet flats in the winter. hats, of course we all wear hants in thats in the winter. this has interchangeable pom-poms.
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this is a better idea. >> take it off. >> different occasions. >> melissa, thank you so much. head to we're back in a moment but first this is today on nbc.
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♪ out of my league >> ladies. >> hello, mr. al. >> what's coming up? >> we've got drew barrymore with us. >> and the santa clarita diet. >> elvis duran is here. a special guest star you might recognize. and joy's diet. >> you all did a
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mom washed our clothes. credibility as handymen. one wash with tide pods and we're right back where we started. we look like catalogue models! who trusts a clean handyman anyway? we can't look this good! dinge is the dirt the bargain detergent can't get to. tide pods can. 9:57 is your time now on this wednesday, january 11th, 2017. good morning i'm eun yang. d.c. police are changing the way they patrol the streets. today mayor muriel bowser and the interim police chief will introduce a patrolling strategy. homicide were at their second highest number in a decade. we want to check the forecast with
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>> 45 in the district as we go through the afternoon, low 50s today. we'll see rain moving in for the evening rush. keep that in mind. we go into tomorrow, a dry day. look at the temperature, 64. 20 degrees above normal for this time of the year. a big drop into the 30s and we're watching a wintry mix for saturday. enjoy the warm air. >> thank you. coming up on news 4 midday we'll have the latest on the hunt for a suspect in that westfield wheaton mall stabbing. we'll see you for news 4 midday at 11:00, have a great day.
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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello, everybody. you made it to hump day. i hope you feel good about that. it's january 11th. >> it is. >> that is yours if you want it by one of our favorite groups, rascal flatts. >> by the way, you're looking fine for someone who spent a long day and night together with me. >> we can't talk about everything, but it was epic. you looked nice also. you did many more hours of the today show before i started yesterday. >> we w


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