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good morning. free man. freeman. >> i do vote to grant parole when eligible. >> a nevada parole board approves o.j. simpson's release in a matter of months despite this performance at his hearing. >> i always thought i had been pretty good with people. >> this morning simpson's close friend who was at that hearing and talked to him after the decision is speaking out. >> do you worry? does anybody worry about o.j., that he could end up back behind bars? digging up dirt? president trump's camp reportedly looking for information to discredit the special counselea
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russia investigation as nbc news learns the president is shaking up his legal team. breaking overnight, a powerful earthquake rocked greece and turkey, at least two people killed, more than 120 others injured. historic buildings destroyed. this morning new video showing the frantic moment that quake struck. plus, a new dangerous round of extreme heat and severe storms. maria menunos getting candid about her brain tumor battle. >> this was a gift because i needed to change my life. >> new york to d.c. in 29 minutes. why it could happen sooner than you think. today friday, july 21, 2017. >> announcer: this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it's friday. so glad to have you along with us. we have willie in again f
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>> sounds like a flashback to the '90s, the country glued to the television sets waiting to see the fate of o.j. simpson. >> there is a lot to get to this morning. o.j. simpson soon to be a freeman after that decision by the nevada parole board. the country's most infamous inmate granted parole but not before simpson made controversial statements about his past. we have full coverage. let us start with nbc's joe fryer. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. no specific date has been set yet but after nine years behind bars o.j. simpson will leave prison as early as october 1st. he says he would like to move to florida, though there is a pro skes to make that happen. this all comes after a unanimous vote to grant simpson's parole. >> mr. simpson, i do vote to grant parole when eligible and that will conclude this hearing. >> thank you. >> reporter: no stranger to dramatic moments o.j. simpson's relieved reaction to a life altering decision was
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broadcast on live tv. the ruling came after a 75-minute hearing with simpson from his prison pressing his case to the parole board 130 miles away. >> i take full responsibility. >> reporter: in vivid detail he recounted his version of events surrounding the ill-fated armed confrontation that landed him behind bars. >> it was my property. i wasn't there to steal from anybody. >> reporter: at times he expressed regrets. >> i'm sorry it happened. i'm sorry to nevada. >> reporter: in other moments he appeared to some observers more defensive. >> nobody has ever accused me of pulling any weapon on them. i basically have spent a conflict-free life. >> reporter: those statements stunning to christopher darden. >> it's outrageous. >> reporter: author of the book "in contempt" he was one of the prosecutors when simpson was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife nicolle brown and her friend ron goldman. >> i don't know that he is a low risk that the parole board decided he is. i don't know. if i lived next door to o.j.
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very concerned. >> reporter: the parole board received hundreds of letters from the public, many citing the murder case and the multi-million dollar civil judgment against simpson. >> however, these items will not be considered in this case. >> reporter: instead parole commissioners heard from one of the robbery victims, brews froman. >> o.j. is my friend, always has been. >> reporter: he not only testified that simpson should be released but offered to pick him up from prison. >> juice, i will be here tomorrow for you. i mean that, buddy. >> reporter: there were also lighter moments highlighting the nerves in both locations. >> and we have that you are currently -- well, very recently turned 90 years old. 90. i'm sorry about that. you look great for 90. >> reporter: now at age 70 simpson can start preparing for life as a free man. simpson says he's not looki
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adding that he has turned down interviews during his time behind bars. the parole board made it very clear if he violates the conditions of his release he will be right back here behind bars. >> joe fryer, thank you. let's focus more on the road ahead for o.j. simpson. nbc's andrea canning sat down with one of his close friends who was in that hearing room at lovelock correctional center. andrea, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. tom scotto has been o.j.'s most loyal friend for decades. we sat down with him after that hearing. he said there were tears and big emotion in that room. o.j.'s first words were "i'm coming home." tom and the family sat down with o.j. for four hours in lovelock prison yesterday to talk about all kinds of things but the biggest thing is what happens next. >> i said to o.j., man, you look to fantastic. i'm so proud of you. look at you. you're shining. >> i do vote to grant parole. >> reporter: it's the moment
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o.j. simpson has been waiting for for nine years and there supporting him next to simpson's family was his close friend tom scotto. what was the first thing he said to you after finding out he was going to be released. >> he came out yelling, i'm going home. i'm coming home. >> reporter: friends for more than 20 years it was scotto's 2000 wedding that brought simpson to las vegas. hours later he took part in that botched burglary that landed him behind bars. >> what has this taught him. >> this has humbled him. the warden loves him. calls him into her office and talks to him about things. these are great inmates. >> he says simpson now hopes to move to florida where scotto lives. >> is there a chance he might live with you? >> yeah, he talked about that. there's a chance. >> do you worry, does anybody worry about o.j. that he could end up back behind bars if he reenters society?
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clearly what he did was inappropriate, but he lives -- look, we go out, we don't hide, we go out in public, we go to rest presidents ra. we go out and we have fun. we don't hide. >> absolutely 100% not guilty. >> there has been so much renewed attention on o.j. not just from this hearing but the drama that won the emmys. what does evening of all of this? >> he thought they were terrible. >> does o.j. still maintain his innocence in the murders? >> absolutely. >> is it something that haunts him? >> we don't really want to talk about it. we kind of want to talk forward instead of backwards. everybody has, you know, tried to destroy him over that. >> what do you say to those people who want to see o.j. stay behind bars for those crimes that he was acquitted of. >> first of off i will make clear he is in prison not for vegas, he is in prison for
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absolutely. >> simpson has been a model prisoner, but what will he be like on the outside? >> what's he want to do with his life? >> he wants to play golf, see his kids, see his family and hang out with his friends. very few friends he has. >> why have you stuck by him through the good and the bad? >> you know, he is my best friend. i love him. i lost contracts with my business because i stuck by him. i have to do what's right, you know, and that's what i felt with my heart. >> reporter: so what happens right now? scotto says he talked to the warden yesterday who says o.j. was to immediately clear out his cell. he was going to be moved to a more secure location where he will be housed by himself until his release date and that is to protect him. tom scotto says the days he gets out he will be waiting for him at lovelock. >> thanks so much. let's turn to nbc's senior legal and investigative correspondent cynthia mcfadden.
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mcfadden, who has been covering the case since that trial. i know you were watching that parole hearing as closely as all of us were. to me, it seemed like the parole board knew what they were going to do. >> as you know, the parole board has very specific guidelines for what they need to do. and o.j. checked all of the boxes. at the beginning of the hearing, we heard the risk factors were low, the aggravating factors, to keep him in, was because the victims feared for their safety. we had one of the victims, the only surviving victim was saying, it's all cool with me. >> and i'll pick you up. >> you knew they were going to release him. but i have to tell him, o.j. simpson did himself no favors yesterday. what he said to the parole board, my jaw was hanging down. >> he looked like a guy that knew what the parole board was going to do. he was
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redefiant. reliving the case. >> one might even say cocky. >> do you think he could have compromised his ability to reach parole? >> i think the way the rules were set up, that parole board had no choice but to parole him. and let's just put on the table, nine years for this crime is a long time. i think the parole board did what it needed to do. but o.j. simpson said he lived a conflict-free life. >> everyone remembers immediately the sounds of nicole brown simpson screaming for her life, on a 911 call. >> and the photographs of her, the testimony of her sister saying she was in fear for her life. nicole said over the years, he someday is going to kill me. that made it hard to swallow. >> the road ahead, a couple
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conditions that if you violate, you're back in jail. >> he will have two parole boards. if he goes to florida, which is his preference, his house there was put up -- was taken from him, essentially. if he goes to florida, it would be nevada and florida, would set conditions. and so, he'll have to make sure he walks the straight and narrow. and with social media out there, which wasn't there in 23 years ago, or even 9, every public move will be recorded. >> cynthia, thank you for having here. appreciate it. we'll have more on o.j. simpson next half hour. there's a lot more to get to, including developments out of washington. there's reports that the white house is trying to turn the tables on the special counsel leading the russia investigation. and president trump is shaking up his legal team. and there'll
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the president went after his own attorney general. a lot to get through. peter alexander standing by at the white house. >> reporter: good morning to you. another quiet friday at the white house. first, about that shakeup. nbc news has confirmed that mark kasowitz is no longer leading the president's outside legal counsel. we are told he will continue to provide guidance to the president. and two months of coming onboard, the legal team spokesperson tells me he has resigned. there's new indications that the president may be lying the groundwork to undermine the special counsel robert moouelle. this morning, there's reports that the trump team is look to undercut robert mueller's investigation. trump's backgrounds of people o mueller's team. "the post" asked the president about his pardon powers,
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aides and himself. the story is nonsense. the president's lawyers are cooperating with special counsel robert mueller. aides are making clear that the special counsel should not move outside of the investigation. >> would that be a breach? >> i would say yes. >> reporter: u.s. officials familiar with the probe, says he's finding the strike zone, gathering relevant documents, including business records. the fbi will pursue any credible evidence of possible crimes regardless of whether they are russia-related. jeff sessions insists he's planning to stay put. >> we love this job. we love this department. and i plan to continue to do so as long as that is appropriate. >> reporter: the show of confidence coming one day after the public undressing of sessions. accusing the
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unfair to him. >> sessions should have never recused h ims. if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me before he took the job. >> reporter: despite the president's disappointment, the white house saying mr. trump has confidence in sessions. zmri think you know this president well enough that if he wanted somebody fake e taken ace would make that clear. >> reporter: and on capitol hill, senator john mccain's absence is palpable, in the wake of his brian cancer. >> he has called me three times this morning. no more woe is me, lindsay. he's yelling at me to buck up. >> i can't imagine the senate without john mccain. he is the elder statesman. he is the statesman in the senate. >> reporter: the arizona republican is vowing a quick return. unfortunately for my sparring partners in coss
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back to this morning's headline about the russia investigation, president trump told aides he was disturbed after being told that the special counsel was able to access several years of his tax returns. that's according to "the washington post." his lawyers warning that the scope has to stay within mueller's mandate. saying if there's drifting, they will object. >> no shortage of news. the russia investigation top of mind in moscow, where the country's top diplomat is speaking out to us this morning. keir simmons did that interview exclusively. keir, good morning. >> reporter: we know of three meetings between president trump and president putin at the g20 summit. one of them revealed only this week. and now, russia's foreign minister reveals there may have been more meetings between the two men. >> reporter:
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in the room when president trump met president putin for two hours this month. the two leers met to shake hands and later spoke at an official dinner, after putin was seated next to the first lady. now, interacted if they if they interacted again. we know they met three times at the g20. at the bilateral, at the dinner -- >> maybe they went to the toilet together. >> reporter: they met when they were shaking hands. did they meet at other times? >> when you're brought by your parents, too a kindergarten, do you mix with the people who are waiting in the same room to go to a classroom? >> it's a g20, not a kindergarten. >> but there's also a room where they get together before an event
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same time on the bus. >> reporter: this is sergey lavr lavrov's first interview since that meeting, and since the visit to the oval office in may. but the intelligence about an alleged isis plot to turn smart phones and devices into bombs, does not secret, sergey lavrov claims. >> he was accused of telling me a secret about something, which was discovered by special services. and which related to the ability of terrorists to manipulate with smartphones and notebooks, the way which awould allow the explosive to be placed in those devices. but this very statement was made publicly, either by fbi or by cia, about
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entered the oval office. >> reporter: he repeated russian denials that it intervened in the u.s. elections, and described trump as engaged in a fight with the american establishment. >> life goes on. people speak about impeachment. >> reporter: it's a fight? >> we are on the side of justice. >> reporter: in our interview, sergey lavrov talks about the seizure of components as straightforward robbery. a >> obama administration say they used those a as spying facilities. interesting interview. thank you so much. overnight, a powerful earthquake sent a building crashing on tourists in a bar on the greek island of kos. the
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bodrum. hotel guests slept outdoors on makeshift beds. greek officials say roads and n infr >> he yelled at you. >> i said, al claims it's going to rain tomorrow up in the northeast. >> not just me. >> i know, but -- >> not that i'm headacmaking it. we have a large swath of folks that will be yelling at me. we have severe weather from the dakotas all the way into indiana and it's just going to get worse. we have 27 million people at risk today, damaging winds, hail, big problems. tomorrow we've got a risk from minneapolis all the way to new york, philadelphia and washington, d.c. multiple rounds of storms for 83 million people. and on sund
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in the northeast and the great lakes region from new york, richmond, all the way back to cleveland, columbus. heavy rain. there is an enhanced risk, a moderate risk of strong storms and flooding from lacrosse to milwaukee, almost to chicago. rainfall amounts locally 5 to 6 inches in the great lakes and then you head out to the east, anywhere from 3 to 2 inches of rain as well. we will get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. well, today it's g
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feel more like 105 degrees if not a little bit over. now, saturday as al was saying we're going to have a chance for storms, no the only on saturday but also on sunday, some of those could be strong to severe, only isolated chance of storms this afternoon, but definitely holt out there. temperatures already in the mid 80s here in d.c. that heat index pushing 90 degrees. we will be in the lower 90s by noon. we're taking that temperature up to near 100 degrees today. it is a weather alert day, be careful out there this afternoon. >> good news, savannah, monday is going to be fantastic. >> great. >> does her no good at all. >> al, thank you. coming up, much more on o.j. simpson winning parole. how people are reacting to that in the neighborhood where he soon could live. and new york to d.c. in under a half hour? elon musk's new claim about his next big idea. is it actually one major step closer to reality. but first this is "today" on nbc. one step closer to reality? first this, is "today" o
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. >> 7:26 is your time now on this friday, july 21st, 2017. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. we're following some breaking news in prince george's county now. in the last hour northbound indiana head highway reopened in fort washington. it was shut down for hours for a major crash. two cars collided head-on, one was going the wrong way in the southbound lane. there weren't any passengers in the cars, but both drivers died. >> you can see some of the damage this caused to the cars and the police response on the scene here. melissa mollet has the complete traffic impact as you're heading out the door. >> good morning. still southbound indian head between kerby hill and palmer the southbound lanes are shut down, the northbound lanes are
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open. northbound gw parkway before 123 crash still blocking the left lane, you can see those delays as you're headed out of town on northbound gw parkway. taking a look at the beltway, overall no big issues. this is the only problem we're seeing right now on the beltway, inner loop before little river turnpike we do have a crash there slowing things down quite a bit. >> melissa, thank you. you can also follow first 4 traffic on twitter for updates on breaking news. >> a check on your forecast right after this.
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i'm storm team 4's lauren ricketts. boy, is it a warm one out there today, that heat index already pushing 90 degrees, by this afternoon we will be in triple digits for the heat index. tomorrow morning the heat index will factor in the 90s an triple digits tomorrow afternoon. a heat advisory throughout this afternoon for areas east of the blue ridge. it will feel more like
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severe chance of storms tomorrow and also on sunday. humidity and heat finally break on tuesday. >> lauren, thank you. another local news update in 25 minutes. >> for now back to the "today" show.
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we're back at 7:30, friday morning. it's the 21st of july, 2017. we take you from the control room, inside studio 1a. we have willie in for matt all week long. we start with the shakeup for the president's legal team. its spokesperson has resigned. and nbc has confirmed that marc kasowitz will no longer lead the president's outside counsel but will provide guidance. a powerful earthquakerattle turkey's coast. the deaths occurred on the island of kos, where a wall collapsed on to a crowded bar. and a frightening
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in southern california. a red car collided with another vehicle, lost control and ended up crashing into a starbucks. seven people, suffered nonlife threatening injuries. we begin this half hour, turning back to o.j. simpson. and the question, what is next for him after being granted parole? it looks like he will be heading to florida when he is released. gabe gutierrez has that from naples. >> reporter: it's unclear where o.j. simpson will settle down. but a close friend says it's possible and there's a chance he could end up in this community. tom scotto says that simpson plans to check in with a parole officer in miami. and the state of florida must decide if simpson is eligible to serve out his parole here. this morning, questions are swirling about where o.j. simpson will spend his new life outside prison. but it appears he's heading back to the sunshine state. >> we've been made aware that you're requesting to live in
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florida. >> reporter: his daughter, sydney, and son, justice, a real estate agent, live in st st. petersburg, near tampa. and he has a history in south florida. in 2000, he moved to this home in the miami area. but it wasn't long before he was back in the media spotlight. in 2001, he was acquitted in a road rage case. in 2002, he was ticketed for speeding on his boat. and in 2005, a judge ordered him to pay a fine for stealing satellite tv signals. the house he once lived in, foreclosed. but his friend, tom scotto, who lives in this gated community in naples, says there's a chance simpson could stay with him. >> we're going to go somewhere, i can't really share. i'm sorry i can't share it. >> reporter: scotto's neighbors have mixed
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may live down the street. >> i have no problem with it. everybody deserves a second chance. >> i think everybody deserves a second chance. but i feel he is a murderer. i don't think he belongs here. >> i would like to shake his hand. and get his autograph. >> reporter: simpson himself seems to realize that wherever he goes, attention will follow. >> i could easily stay in nevada. but i don't think you guys want me here. >> reporter: simpson could be released from prison as early as october 1st. he won't be allowed to drink alcohol to excess. and he has to submit to drug and alcohol testing. if he violates his parole, he would rearrested and sent back to nevada. >> we'll see where he ends up as early as this fall. >> let's get another check of the weather from al. let's start over. how is your forecast? >> it's looking good and the good news is we're going to start to see an end to the
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million people under some sort of heat advisory or heat warning stretching from the plains all the way to the northeast. that dome of high pressure continues to hang in there. so we have heat indexes today in st. louis topping 110, 101 in atlanta, 104 in d.c. it will feel like 102 in new orleans. this weekend, though, look, temperatures dropping. 97 on saturday in kansas city, ten degrees cooler on monday, same in nashville, chicago. as you get to the northeast temperatures take a tumble as well. temperatures finally start to moderate. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. and temperatures are moderating all with a cold front early next week. we will finally get that relief on tuesday, but today heat advisory where it will feel more like 105 for areas east of the blue ridge mountains. current temperature 84 in the district, 72 dulles, 73 gaithersburg at this point. that heat index
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it is a little on the warm side, it will continue to be warm as we warm up to about 105 for a heat index if not a little over. air temperature at 99 with an isolated chance of afternoon storms. >> get your weather this weekend anytime you need it, check out the weather channel on cable. billionaire entrepreneur elon musk is at it again, the man who under fod tesla, spacex and paypal announces he has verbal approval from someone to build a so-called high speed hyper loop from washington, d.c. to new york. >> the problem is he has not told those state's governors, mayors or the federal government as nbc's tom costello ask reporting this morning, but, tom, we do not understatement elon musk. >> no. he has a great track record. the mayor of baltimore says she's excited about the idea that maybe one day people will travel underground to go from d.c. to new york because right now on the train tracks next to me it takes just under three hours,
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hour on the acella, elon musk is talking about 700 miles per hour and you never count him out. his pipe dream may become a reality. for an express trip into the future, climb aboard hyper loop 1 cutting a path through a hypothetical desert at 700 miles per hour. the whole hyper loop concept is the brainchild of billionaire entrepreneur elon musk whose boring company, that's the name, just finished digging a tunnel in los angeles. convinced vacuum tube a hyper loops could one day move cars to high speed shreds. he has already run tests at 195 miles an hour and in a recent tech talk discussed building loops in los angeles, even along the east coast. >> a d.c. to new york hyper look i think you would probably want to go underground the entire
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way. >> reporter: on thursday musk casually tweeted just received verbal government approval for the boring company to build an underground new york/philadelphia/baltimore/d.c. hyper loop. new york, d.c. in 29 minutes. verbal approval for a massive multi-state, multi-billion dollar legal logistical and bureaucratic bow home myth? from whom? the transportation department said it had no idea. certainly not amtrak. the white house? says a white house spokesman they have talked to elon musk and we believe our greatest solutions have often come from the ingenuity and drive of the private sector. not exactly a signed government contract. musk acknowledged in a later tweet still a lot of work needed to receive formal approval but am optimistic that will come quickly. the hyper loop concept is much closer to reality after a successful test in nevada using
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magnetic levitation to hit speeds of 70 miles per hour. the next goal, 250 miles per hour. elon musk promises 29 minutes new york to d.c., 30 minutes l.a. to san francisco, even a texas loop at nearly the speed of sound, but government approval, that could be glacial. >> reporter: yeah, this is d.c. after all. listen, right now the current acella line can't even hit its maximum speed because of track limitations all the way from d.c. to new york. in some places the track dates back to the civil war. the idea of going underground may be the answer. guys, back to you. wouldn't we all love it? >> i'm dreaming of it right now. coming up next, retail giants past and present joining forces with a surprising new amazon deal could mean for you. and fighting back against porch pirates. good morning, i'm jeff rossen. coming up, brazen thieves
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7:43. amazon's quest for global domination. grocery shopping to drone deliveries. >> but the latest move could mean great news for you. jo ling kent is in los angeles for us to explain. hi, jo. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there's that saying, if you can't beat them, you may as well join them. that's what serious ars is doin. sears, the iconic embattled retailer has found a lifeline in amazon. the chain will sell its kenmoore appliances. >> the company has
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>> reporter: it's a hail mary for sears. now, sears, which owns kmart, is closing another 20 stores this year, as online shopping surges, driving sears to the edge of bankruptcy. the company saying there's substantial doubt it can survive on its own. the amazon news sent sears stocks skyrocketing, as much as 25%. while home depot, lowe's and best buy sank. >> i'm not sure that amazon is trying to make waves. it operates with not a lot of discipline and can roll out experiments before they're fully thought out. >> reporter: sears will offer n ken moore appliances. adding to the list of smart appliances that customers can manage. the move is focused on c
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sears shoppers. and amazon is now offering to buy products directly from other american retailers at full price, making sure amazon shoppers can find more of what they're looking for. all this comes among increasing scrutiny of amazon's growing influence. earlier this week, a rhode island congressman called for an antitrust hearing on the amazon/whole foods deal. as amazon tries to inch one step closer to becoming the everything store. in case you're wondering, no, ship willing not be free on kenmoore washers and dryers. don't expect to get products on amazon prime, at least not for now. guys? >> all right. i'm waiting for them to deliver babies or something. jo, thank you so much. >> by drone. >> exactly. coming
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y day. tide, america's #1 detergent >> welcome back. we have a story about beer so let's bring in the expert, carson daly. >> here i am, everybody. good to see you guys. controversy is brewing online -- thank you, al -- over a beer. this is created specifically for women by women, it's called arosa. it's a $12 bottle. >> for one beer? >> yeah, 12 bucks. pictured usually with roses or in the hands of fashionable ladies during marketing photos. carrie writing, why? beer is for everyone. we don't need a pretty pink one, i will just have a pint, thanks. here is a beer company writing we have over 500 beers for him or her,
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enjoy any of them. the company responded in part on facebook saying aurora was never intended to take part in sexism, feminism and the like. if it's beer that you want, i have just what you need. this is a brew that i just put out with my friend at other half brewing, a great company in brooklyn. we call it on the daly. it was made specifically for all the proceeds to go towards supporting military families and military members through operation home front. they do great work. it's for everybody. we have a whole piece on this happening next friday. >> all right. >> i have the beer right here, i'm going to bring you some. >> can we try it? >> try it. >> that's awesome and it's all going to veterans organizationes. >> we had the guys there, too, we had members of different armed -- >> cool. >> that's awesome. >> it was a big turnover. >> on the daly is supposed to support the work of the men and women constantly support o
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. 7:56 is your time now on this friday, july 21st, 2017. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. we want to get right to your traffic and melissa mollet. melissa, good morning. >> good morning. so still have this problem in fort washington. we are talking about southbound indian head highway again between kirby hill road and palmer hill road. northbound lanes are open. this is a double fatal crash from overnight. inner loop before little river turnpike have a crash there. top of the beltway at new hampshire you can see a little slow as well. >> we will take a quick break and check your forecast next.
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well, we've got a heat index, that heat index up to 105 by this afternoon for those areas outlined in the orange, mainly east of the blue ridge mountains. as we continue through the rest of the day, might be a good time to go to the pool. might be isolated storms later on this afternoon, heat index already up to 91. it's going to feel more like 105 with only a slight chance of storms. >> another local news update in 25 minutes.
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it's 8:00 on "today." fallout, reaction pours in from o.j. simpson's parole decision. >> i spent a conflict-free life. >> when does simpson head home? we have the latest. plus, new beginning. maria menounos opens up about her stunning health scare. the challenges she's faced and how she's moving forward after surgery for a brain tumor. >> this was a gift because i needed to change my life. i needed to change the way i did everything. and
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♪ when you call for me when you call on me ♪ >> how the pop star is pushing new boundaries, today, july 21st, 2017. birthday smile. >> he's here. >> who is here? >> al roker, mom. ♪ >> good morning, san diego. >> 80th birthday. you look fantastic. >> thank you. it is actually today. >> i'll have what you're having. ♪ >> happy birthday. >> good morning. welcome back to "today." it's a friday morning. willie is rounding out his week, filling in for matt. >> they're playing your song, savannah. >> i didn't know
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requests here. we'll start with your news at 8:00. a lot going on. o.j. simpson preparing for life outside prison after serving almost nine years of a 33-year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping. a parole board on thursday agreed to set him free. nbc's joe fryer is at the correctional facility in lovelock, nevada. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. after a 75-minute hearing that was packed with testimony from o.j. simpson, the parole board needed about 20 minutes to deliberate before voting unanimously to release him. once again, facing judgment on live tv, o.j. simpson appeared in front of cameras for the first time in four years. >> mr. simpson, i do vote to grant parole when eligible. and that will conclude this hearing. >> thank you. >> reporter: simpson was vizly with moved after a nevada parole board agreed to set him free. in testimony that appeared more reet
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made his case for 75 minutes. zblooif done my time. >> reporter: showcasing frustration. >> it's mind-boggling that they turned over to me property that i'm in jail for for trying to retrieve. you know? it was my property. >> reporter: and contrition. >> nine years away from your family is just not worth it. and i'm sorry. >> reporter: simpson is serving time for the armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers. in court, he was supported by his sister, shirley baker, daughter arnelle, and one of the victims. >> this was a mistake. >> reporter: it was the return of the real-life reality show of o.j. simpson. 57% of the country watched in 1995 when simpson was acquitted of murdering ron goldman and nicole brown simpson. christopher darden was one of the prosecutors in his murder trial. >> he is the same o.j. i saw in 19
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a manipulative person. and he is inclined to blame others for his conduct. >> reporter: thursday, o.j. proved he is still the american guilty pleasure. >> there is nothing normal about o.j. simpson. but this was a normal decision. and that's a good thing for the justice system. >> reporter: an inmate trapped in the public eye, on the verge of freedom. no specific release date has been set yet. it could be october 1st. simpson says he would like to live in florida, but he needs approval from officials there, first. >> joe fryer, thank you. nbc news has confirmed a shakeup this morning with president trump's legal team. attorney mark kasowitz will no longer lead the outside counsel. but he will provide legal guidance to the president. there's reports that aides are gathering information on robert mueller's investigative
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to undercut mueller's russia probe. fans and musicians are remembering crest ee eer bennin of linkin park. bennington hit it big 17 years ago. the group was about to launch a u.s. tour to support its new album. bennington was just 41 years old. >> a great band. and he leaves behind a family and kids. >> and you think about his relationship with chris cornell. coming up, megyn kelly's information with maria menounos. what is your biggest text regret? >> where do i begin? on "rossen reports," the new way police are catching the porch pirates. the turns out things aren't alys
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we're back. it's 8:10. we have the first television interview that maria ma nun knows has given since revealing a diagnosis. >> megyn kelly is here with that story. >> and what a story it is, two women in one family showing unbelievable fight and courage. look at maria men union knows today and you would never know this vibrant, beautiful, 39-year-old had a brain tumor removed just last month. >> i think that this was a gift because i needed to change my life. i needed to change the way i did everything. >> it marks the end of a tumultuous year for the long time tv host who recently left e news. last september her mother was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. >> i hear stage 4 brain cancer, i don't think anything good is coming f
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sure. >> were they honest with you at the hospital about that. >> they just said we need to operate and remove this tumor. >> months later after his mother's surgery maria went to the doctor complaining of dizziness, slurred speech and headaches. >> at some level do you feel that you knew there was something there that was not supposed to be? >> at that point when i said all those things out loud to him the symptoms mirrored what my mom had and i realize it had in that moment. >> a light bulb? >> yeah. yeah. >> after an mri her doctor called with the results. >> what did he say? >> he said, i'm so sorry, i have to tell you this, because i know you're going through a lot with your mom, but you have a brain tumor, it's called a me think yoem ma and you need to schedule an appointment with a neurosurgeon right away. and so i was like, okay. i started kind of chuckling. >> laughing? >> yeah, because at that point it's like, this is a e÷0joke. how does this happen? >> maria had he
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surgery to remove the tumor which luckily was not cancerous. she is on her way to recovery but her mom has a tough road ahead. >> my mom i just hope that we survivors. because i'm worried about her. nobody ever wants to lose their mom. >> maria's mom has the same kind of brain cancer that senator john mccain has. it is particularly aggressive, not worried about herself, only her daughter maria. >> both of those women right by each other's side as they go through it. is there a connection because she has glioblastoma, the mom, and the mom has something else. is there a connection? >> the doctor says no. thankfully they say that maria only has a 6% chance of the tumor recurring now that it's been removed. the mom siio
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>> you touched on at the top of the piece but i think the people who have watched maria for her entire career, she looks great, just like the maria we have always seen. >> she didn't have to shave her head. there is a scar behind her head, it's about this long, it's super thin, the doctor did an amazing job. they knew going in it was probably going to be benign but they were worried about her facial nerves which are wrapped around it. her whole career was on the line, when she woke up her eyeballs were doing this. there was a real question about how she will be, and remarkably she's almost fine and will be fine. >> if you want to see this full conversation with megyn it airs on sunday night right here on nbc. let's go to al for the weather. >> let's check it out. see what we have. we are going to be watching some severe weather, it's going to be about a three-day event in the eastern half of the united states. we have a risk of strong storms today from the
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million folks at risk. tomorrow it stretches out from minnesota all the way to the east coast with 83 million folks at risk. and on sunday strong storms again from new york down to richmond and all the way back to cleveland and columbus. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. well, we have a weather alert day today and through the weekend. it is going to be dangerously hot. as al was saying we have storm chances for this weekend. the heat finally moves out of here along with the humidity as we get into tuesday, so we have several more days, 8 of is that temperature right now in d.c., you factor in the humidity that's what it feels like already, it feels like we are at 90 degrees, we have that heat advisory in effect through much of today, 105 plus is what it's going to feel like, it will feel like that this weekend, too, but at least we will have that chance of storms. >> that's your latest weather. we got megyn to stick around. time for trending. >> i'm concerned. >> it's poignant television.
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what i like to call text regret. have you ever sent a techs that you regret? >> oh, yeah, regret. >> a new survey from an app called on second thought found 71% of people sent a message they wish they could take back, the numbers get higher when sending a message a and realizing it's not the best thing to do. this got us thinking and we had to get -- never have i ever paddles out. have you ever sent a text message that you regret? we already did this one. >> yeah. >> have you ever sent a text to the wrong person, the person you may have been -- >> it's no big deal. >> no, like you're talking about that person and you sent it to that person? >> you haven't? you've never sent a text you're talking about that person and sent a text to that person. >> maybe but not in a way that's
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humiliated. >> i did it to a boss once. i thought the boss was maybe a little bit drunk at work and i texted and i was like -- yeah, and she was like, no i wasn't. anyway, it was a long time ago in my youth. >> okay. never have i ever texted someone because i was too afraid to just call. >> definitely. that's what texting is for. >> i would rather call the person. >> really? >> it's faster. >> i haven't made a phone call in ten years. >> neither have i. >> that's why deborah and i get into our fights because she doesn't want me calling, she wants me to text. >> that's how i feel. >> the emojis are helping emote. >> where the sarcasm emoji. >> that's what we need. >> it's all about the tone. >> never have i ever drunk texted? >> oh, my god, no. >> what? >> al, i'm starting to wonder if you ever texted at all. >> i have, but drunk texted. >> yes. you think you are so clever and the next day you are like --
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>> i'm very dull. >> all right. i think we've learned a lot. >> i do, too. >> shameful. >> next to al. >> you need to be able to recall the text because five seconds later you are like, oh, no, what did i just do? you want to undo, come whack, clear history. we need that history. >> let's get to pop start. we have a lot to get to today and we're going to start with michael jackson. start." quincy jones took the witness stand thursday in his australtr against jackson's estate. he told jurors he was cheated out of money. he claims he is owed $34 million in royalties. if he made the record, he should get paid. he is titled to the sales but not licensing revenues. move on to amy
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she was performing when she brought out jessica lawrence. pretty good lineup for a great cause. that show raised money for a charity that combats sexual assault. celine dion. the singer modeled show-stopping looks from paris and fashion week. here's some video. ♪ >> there you go. that video trending on twitter this morning. the city is celine's runway. showing off her high fashion looks along the paris scenery. that's your "pop start." we move on to the daly click." meet a horseed
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but something is up. >> that's a stuffed animal. >> gypsy's owner placed a stuff horse in the pasture. at first, checking it out. is he okay with this? no. not happy with you in my pasture. >> oh, god. is wrong. >> gypsy is pregnant with her third. we hope she is kinder to her own than the stuffed species. >> every woman can relate to that. you get spicey when you're expecting. >> can sniff out a phony. let's turn to "rossen report." this morning, so-called porch pirates busted red-handed. crooks stealing packages. >> now, there's a way to catch them. jeff rossen tried it out. how it works and how it can help us. >> you
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habit, right? this is a protenl victim. we like online shopping. packages sent to your doorstep. often, they are brought to your home while you are at work. snatching up the packages off your porch before you get home. 23 million americans have had one package stolen from their home. now, some police departments are using new technology to beat the porch pirates at their own game. brazen thieves walking up to front doors, grabbing boxes. these suspects, even tag-teaming. now, technology that can stop them in their tracks. you're doing something cool to catch the crooks. >> we are. we are putting bait packages out there. >> reporter: trying to lure them in this. >> we e.
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>> reporter: this looks like a regular piece of mail. but this is an ipad. >> this has a tracker. >> reporter: we're going to do a demonstration. i'm going to steal one of these packages. and i haven't told you where i'm going. >> you have no clue i'm going to drive? >> i have no clue. but i'm confident we're going to find you. >> reporter: i arrive at the white house where the police have planted the package. off we go. okay. i have it. we're off. and remember, the cops have no idea where i'm going. just like a regular bad guy. i would be trying to get away. but the moment the package moves, the police get an alert. and little do i knower they're coming for me. they're watching m
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>> package continuing. >> reporter: let's get on the highway, shall we? >> seconds later -- >> appears to be getting on southbound 17. >> from the gps, you can see it going southbound on highway 17. we're going to get on the freeway. >> they're on to me, but back in my car, i have no clue. i would be thinking i got away with it. i make a couple of turns. making a right-hand turn here. making a left. >> i'm doing everything i can to throw them off. let's get out and see. >> we can see the device is stationary at the park. we should see him shortly. >> reporter: moments later. this is incredible. they found us.
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busted. so busted. >> we found you. >> reporter: you were able to follow me on the gps tracker. if i were a real thief -- >> you would be in handcuffs. >> the point is to keep people from doing it again. >> i want to keep the ipad. >> not today. >> had to try. other police departments are starting to use this technology, as well. they want thieves to know they are deploying bait boxes. see if you can get packages delivered to your workplace. ask your boss. >> okay. hey, noah, do you think i could have all my packages delivered -- they're like, no. no. they can't handle the volume. >> a lot of us want to see you in handcuffs. >> i wanted to be tased. >> that will be this
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jean cooking up new ways to cut calories and save cash. first on a friday morning checking your local news and local forecast, too.
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. good morning, it's 8:26 now on this friday, july 21st. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's start with a check on the roads. melissa mollet is in first 4 traffic. >> good morning. so right now southbound indian head highway at kerby hill road had some lanes that have reopened, just the right lane is blocked northbound, reopened a short time ago. little river still have that crash slowing things down. outer loop top of the beltway is a little slow as well. 270 at montrose road no problems northbound or southbound. >> we will get a check on the draft right after this.
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well, that heat index already up to 90 degrees here in the district. it feels like 93 in leesburg and gaithersburg feels like the low 80s at this point. it's going to be a hot day, if you want to go fitness go in the morning. by thei
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degrees. we have a heed at receiver that goes until 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> you can get the latest news and weather anytime in the nbc washington app.
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♪ thank you, savannah. oh, my god. >> hi. ♪ it's 8:30 now on a friday morning. good morning, everybody. nice to have you along. here, let's do a selfie. great summer morning out on our plaza. so nice. so many good folks out here. by the way, we have a great friday concert week from today, fitz and the tantrums. >> i love them. >> great live, too. >> i have a couple friends for you in the crowd here. danielle and abby are from maryland. do you know who they want to be when they grow up? savannah guthrie. who is danielle and who is abby. >> i'm danielle. >> and you're. >> abby. >> i heard you guys maybe wanted to read a tease. do you want to read something on the
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okay. can you see that? come closer, john. can you tell us what's coming up next? >> how to save on money and calories by making your own restaurant favorites at home. >> you're hired. >> danielle, you say that's coming up next. >> we are all about cooking this half hour because also ahead we're going to show you why skewers are the way to go at your next barbecue. >> you're hired, too. you're in. weekend anchor, tomorrow morning. >> oh, my gosh. >> be here tomorrow 4:30 in the morning weekend anchor and you're doing pop start on monday. >> thank you so much. >> thanks for being here. good job. >> as abby and danielle would say, but first, al, a check of the weather. >> who wants to do weather? almost anybody could do the weather. let's show you what's happening for your weekend. dangerous heat in the midsection of the country, severe storms around the great lakes. sunshine along the west coast. lo
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to continue in the southwest. then as we look ahead towards sunday, sunday we have severe storms along the east coast, wet weather through the gulf. again, building heat in the pacific northwest, sunny in the plains and along the west coast. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. well, today it's just going to be down right hot, feeling like 105 plus at times. same deal on saturday and sunday, but saturday and sunday we have better chances of rain, only isolated chances today. still hot and muggy on monday. temperatures now we're 86 here in washington, feeling a lot hotter than that with that heat index. so again by this afternoon feeling like the triple digits. it is a storm team 4 weather alert say, get out and enjoy the pool because by the time we head into saturday and sunday we have chances of storms in the afternoon, some could be strong. >> really unusual because normally the 49th street side is bigger, but, man, we have a huge crowd here on 48th street. very
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i want to remind you, don't forget, anytime you need your weather, especially this weekend, make sure you check it cable. what's your name? >> ashley. >> where are you from? >> maryland. >> maryland. all right. very nice. good to see you. that's what's going on, now let's head back inside to savannah. al, thank you. >> al, thank you. now, to our special series. and money. we call it "cutting calories/saving cash." we showed you how to cult costc at the grocery store. i love the whole thing. >> thank you. >> i love it, too. >> the two "j"s taking over. a lot of times, i know i do. i like to go to a restaurant and call cakeotakeout. you can really save money and calories. >> so much. we picked three of the most
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across the country. you can feed your whole family for the cost of a single entree. >> not just the cost. but when you know what you're putting into it, you're going to save calories, right? >> we're going to slash the cost and the calories. lobster mac and cheese. can we make it at home? >> we can make it at home. and when you go to a restaurant to buy this, you will pay $18 for a single portion. at momehome, it's $3.60. >> lobster is expensivexpensive. >> you are taking six ounces and streding it across six portions. >> all those are on the website. i took whole grain elbows and made a yummy lightened up sharp shedder sauce. then, i
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lobster on sale. i steamed it. we're going the mix it in here. then, you're going to transfer that into your casserole dish. but to elevate the deliciousness, i make broccoli bread crumbs the i'm going to sprinkle it on top of the casserole. i want you to taste this. >> okay. give me the calorie breakdown. >> in a restaurant, the calories would be 1,310 calories. at home, 480 calories. >> and it is tasty. >> isn't that great? look at the size of the portion. >> my mouth is full. our next meal? >> barbecue brisket. barbecue, a huge trend right now. you go
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$17, $18, for a restaurant portion. we factored in a side of kale to this brisket. you're going to spend less than $5 a serving. >> it's three-times more expensive if you go out. >> you can cook this, savannah. we are using my magic pot. you take about three pounds of brisket. and i trimmed all of the fat. that's something they're not going to do for you in the restaurant. then, you take a dry rub. this is cumin and cayenne, garlic powder and salt and pepper. then, we're going to place it in the magic pot. >> you do the rub on both sides? >> yes. it goes right in the pot. >> that brisket weighs more than you. then, you put on barbecue sauce
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you will move it around, and set it on low eight to nine minutes. >> eight to nine minutes? >> eight to nine hours. >> i'm going to taste that. that's easy. i love that. >> together with the sauteed kale, a restaurant version would cost you 1,000 calories. this version, 365 calories. >> not bad, right? >> really good. >> we have fried chicken. another trend, with a side of mashed potatoes. it is less than $3 a serving when you make it at home, compared to about $15 to get it. >> if you went to a restaurant. >> you're going to get that same, delicious, sort of fried satisfaction. >> sort of fried. >> you take your chick nl
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you're going to let it marinate in butter milk. >> then, you have three-step dipping process. seasoned whole grain flower, then, egg whites with hot sauce or milk. then, i have seasoned panko bread crumbs. you put it on your baking sheet. >> i'm going to taste it. we're out of time. it looks delicious. >> in a restaurant, 1,100 with the smashed potatoes. my version, 340 calories and this, by the way, is smashed cauliflower. >> this is your best one. it's really good. thank you so much. just ahead, keeping your cool on a hot day. we're talking summer etiquette to handle everything from company parties to vacation stress.
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back, now, at 8:40. your calendar is filled with backyard barbecues and beach vacations. >> sometimes the fun times can lead to awkward social situations. so, mr. manners, thomas farrelly, is here, and he's going to help us work through uncomfortable encounters. good morning. >> good morning. >> we all have a series of anecdotes and you tell us what we should do. the first one is, you're on vacation, you have a beach house for a week with other couples and they have kids. everyone gets along great. but there's one guy or gal who doesn't pitch in. just doesn't help, doesn't do anything. what do you do? >> we're going to call him sloby steve. maybe you only like the one spouse but you have to deal with the other spouse, as well. if you've gone on vacation before, create a spread she
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>> yes. >> and that everybody sign up. post it in the kitchen. there's no shirking the duties. you have to pitch in. what works for you at home is fine. but on vacation with friends, everybody needs to pitch in. >> i would repress it. i do -- i would be doing steve's chores. >> i'm do it, steve. >> let's move it to one here with parents looking to fill the days with kids. play dates are popular. sometimes a parent will drop their child off and say see you at the end of the day? is that okay? >> leave them all day larry. not completely unacceptable. your child is not a coat that you leave at the dry cleaner to pick up when you feel like. a couple of hours, five hours is ridiculous. you need to put your foot down. >> unless you said um front, i need some help
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>> summertime, good time for reunions. let's say it's girls get away. one friend is weaseling out of paying. how do you figure out a way to get her to chip in? >> do we have a name for her? >> you know it. it's cheap skate cindy. >> she can drink, too. >> she chips in, saying i only had a soda. here, we love all-inclusive vacations. so, do a diy version of that. here's our budget. everyone, this is your share. you pay up front and there's no pulling out the wallet every time and no awkwardness. >> summer office parties. get togethers. they're co-workers, though. in our case, it's difference. but a lot of work environments, you're not the closest of friends. what's the
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>> it's important to be able to loosen up a little bit. >> should i wear a bikini? >> i think you should wax first. >> done and done. >> i would not recommend that. if you have a vavoom vilma -- >> these are getting better. >> you want to be aware that this is the impression that people are going to carry away from your party. test out your swimsuit. test it out in advance. wear it in your shower at home, so you see what it looks like wet. >> wow. >> that's a lot of research. >> especially if it's a new swimsuit. >> does vavoom vilma do this? >> she doesn't care. >> ten women named vilma were just hired across the country. >> this brings up a good point, because summertime work. we
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and sandals. what if you have a co-worker that dresses like a beach vacation. >> one of the things i hear, is so many workplaces are at business casual, people don't know what the dress code is. it's not up to you to dictate someone else's dress code. let h.r. take care of it. it's not your duty. >> i'm for that. don't confront. >> thomas, thank you. we're going to bust out the skewers. great summer grilling. >> he said sweep it under the rug sally over here. decemb recipes you can try this weekend. first, this is "today" on nbc. it will come out in ther
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all right. welcome back. this morning on "today" food summer grilling with skewers, it's a fast and fun way to make a delicious barbecue dish. here with kabob restaurant and hacks is michael shilsen. he soon opened his restaurant monkey tail in florida. >> good to see you. >> what are we working with here on a skewer? >> i will show you simple easy things to do at home, it's what we do in the restaurant but the novice at home really simple, easy, great for parties, great for hors d'oeuvres, great for an tiesers. this is just a fancy name for skewers. okay? we will start out with a chicken one. take basic chicken wings and what i like to do is put it in a brine. i do a cup of water. >> how far ahead are you doing this? >> this is perfect to do probably two hours or 24 hours. then you will put the sa
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>> all of it. and what this is going to do is this is going to give you a little bit of flexibility when you cook. it how many times have you gone to somebody's house and had overcooked chicken? not too good. >> you think these skewers are easy but so often the meet is overcooked. >> things that don't have so much fat, this is good, whether it's a piece of steak or chicken, you want to do turkey as well. let it go overnight and when you cook it it's nice and easy. we will take wings and skewer them up. put it right through there. >> i noticed the soaked the skewers. that's important why? >> soaking the skewers is important because every time you put it on the grill it burns. how many times have you tried to grill and it burns at home, it's not fun. if you soak it in water it's a really nice way to keep it from burning. we like to use bamboo skewers which give it a nice little flavor as well. and i used two because if you use one it's going to
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spin around when you're trying to do it. >> cool. >> you want to make sure you are not skewering it all the way out because then you are going to burn the skewer. scallops. >> love a scallop. >> you are going to take it, cut it in half,s;l7> just right through the middle. >> if you don't have scallops you could just shrimp, squid. >> spread them out. >> not bad, but you're definitely not hired. ifoáu make them flat -- >> chicken wings aud awesome. >> they're eating already. >> you put it like that. >> lollipop look. got it. >> you can do a steak, filet. you want to cut it into cubes because it's all about making it easy when the guests are here. if you just cutç them in cubes >> and then do you season this up as well, michael? >> if you skewer this
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just need one skewer. >> got it. >> because it's not going to twist. all you would do is put some salt on there, pepper on there. >> keep it simple, salt and pepper. >> we get to the grill, a nice trick that i have i put aluminum foil on the grill, it prevents everything from sticking, getting too hot and creating a mess. >> you.1h"on't get the flare upç the flame. >> exactly. put the kabobs on there. so you can either do one of two things, you can put the fish on the grill, right on the aluminum foil and you can put the meat -- and the aluminum foil will prevent this from burning. >> and the chicken you like on the foil, too? >> yeah, i like the chicken on the foil. i will show you what this sauce is. shallots, garlic, ginger, you put a little sake in there. >> which one do we like best, guys? >> i like the scallops. >> i love the chicken wings. >> put a litt
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and sugar and cook that for 15 minutes. all that is is just the teriyaki sauce, you have the sugar, put that in. >> when you're cooking it for 15 minutes this is what it's going to look like, you pour it in a squirt bottle. so we go back to the grill -- >> while they're cooking you give them a little business. >> how much easier is that? >> that's great. >> what's also great, you put it in your pantry, it doesn't need to be refrigerated, put it in there, forget about it, ready to go. >> could i taste one now? >> absolutely. you have chicken, you have the steak, you have the scallops. >> are we happy, guys? >> very happy. >> very good. >> my wife is going to say where is my spritzer bottle? i'm going to steal it. >> that's a great interest i can. >> michael, thanks so much. for the full recipes and more head to our website we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back with an update on our search for today's summer moments. >> your photos capturing the essence of the season and each week we're showing you some of our favorites and having you at home vote for yours. the photographer whose photo earns the most votes is going to be invited to our plaza for one of our summer concerts, which is awesome. here is some of our favorites. this week here is vicki who shared her picture of her dogs jake and bella drying off after a
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this son and daughter jumped for joy in utah. david doubled up on a jet ski for summer fun and jolinda's family took a tumble during a family photo session. and we can't get enough of the watermelon there for the very first time. you can cast your vote and more, just go to today's summer moment, go to and remember to share your photos using the #"today"summermoment. >> the quality of these photos, you love to take pictures, there are good ones. i glad you all are voting and not us. what's coming up? we have harry styles of course from one direction, pop star, he does a terrific job, he is in the new movie "dunkirk" which i recommend this weekend. absolutely got to go see it. we've also got jeered da she has farm fresh finds for you and mind bending
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daly beer. >> get some this weekend. >> we're back with more after your local news. >> and weather. this is a "news 4 today" news break. >> 8:56 is your time now on this friday, july 21st, 2017. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. so for the last time in a while we're going to check on the roads with melissa mollet and your first 4 traffic. hi, melissa. >> hi. yes, it's time for the baby to come for sure. indiana head highway at kerby hill road lanes are open northbound and southbound. outer loop after river left side
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rest of the beltway is okay. inbound 14th street bridge medical emergency blocking one lane. i know i will see you, though, eun. >> i'm going to come visit and see that baby. we will get a check on the forecast when we come back.
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well, we've got plenty of sunshine out there right now, that heat index pushing mid 90s here in d.c. heat advisory in place starting at 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. for that heat index, the feel like factor will make it over 105. the storm team 4 weather alert day today, isolated storms with better chances come this weekend. >> get the latest news and weather anytime in the nbc washington app.
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this morning on "today's take," harry styles moving in his film debut. and oz pearlman's mind bending. and giada with a summer recipe you can make now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> it is friday, yeah. july 21st, 2017. you're listening to "lay it on me" by vance joy. i've not heard it. >> i recommend you finding it this weekend. >> i like this.
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is this a new suit? >> no. i've worn this before. >> he's dapper. >> and a denim pocket square. >> it looks like it. >> however you lay it, you're chic. >> i wore a bright color for grandma. she said, you wore navy blue today. and yesterday, you wore black with flow erflowers. you're wearing too many dark colors. >> will you text her right now? >> grandma doesn't text. she keeps her cell phone off until she needs it. then, she turns it on. >> then, she gives you an outfit. >> my mom used to do that. she would keep her cell phone off. and i would call her. i had it off. what's the point of having the phone? i may as well try it. >> we're on lon
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>> yeah. grandma, you have unlimited. nobody. i don't want them sending me an extra bill. >> you look beautiful in red. >> will grandma like my look? >> i just -- you just lie for me? i can't take it this week. i can't. okay? >> i saw your -- you did a post yesterday. first of all, they told me you have a truck hack? >> we're doing a special for the weather channel called weather hacks. what to do in the heat and severe storms. this one is fun. you don't have a pool nearby. and you've got a friend with a pickup truck. you get a tarp and you put it in the back. >> and fill it with water? >> and fill it with kids. >> that's funny. >> that water won't ruin the truck? >> no because you have a tarp in it.
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>> it stays. >> my favorite thing is that you have two lounge chairs. >> a little beach area. >> and the kid's faces couldn't be happier. >> that's one happen. and you have a food hack. >> not a hack so much. everybody has been talking about the spiralizer. and when i was shooting that, i was in montclair, new jersey, and they had one of the spiralizers. last night, i came home after doing my shoot, and i made a tomato sauce, with zoodles. and you put the sauce on top. chicken meatballs. >> he -- we've been talking a lot because al usually makes this coffee that i lover for. today, he's not drinking coffee.
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fourth of july. >> to be perfectly honest, leila's college application thing was very stressful. >> you destress. >> i gained like 25 pounds. >> you did not? >> i swear i did. >> he made me this amazing protein shake. cheers. >> you didn't want it. >> he left me out. that's fine. can i tell you a true story -- >> by the way, grandma ma -- >> the last time al told you it was a nice dress, it was a color. i don't dress for al roker. >> who do you dress for? >> here's a question for you -- who knows your wardrobe better, me or your husband? >> that's true. al roker and grandma. very much. this is a true story. yesterday, i had company over, cousin and some family members. somehow, i volunteered to cook. and you know. come on over. i'll cook or whatever.
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and they brought over extra things. i have to show you what i ended up eating yesterday. greens, deviled eggs, beape >> sweet potatoes. >> sweet potatoes. those are the old school sweet tote toes. >> çbutter? >> everybody was trying to be healthy. i'm in the kitchen by myself, on the far left you have the peach cobbler. have you ever been by yourself an you get a fork and you take a spoon and put the foil back on it and come back again. i was like, okay, no more, one more bite. i get on instagram and i saw your post -- >> and you felt guilty. >> i felt so guilty. >> i will say you can't leave a southern girl alone with beach cobbler and expect her not to leave it. >> you can't leave anybody alone with peach cobbler. >> clean in 2017. i
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nis, she she wants me to e-mail her tonight everything i eat today. >> but it's friday. >> don't you think so? jenna, you're picking everybody up now. >> i mean physically. she's physically picking people up. >> really? >> i don't know how this started yesterday except for that i do know that i got a big bruise because i picked sheinelle up, there it is, and the facial expression is very strange. >> why did you pick sheinelle up? >> i don't even remember. do you? >> no. we were doing a boomerang and i was like it would be funny if i lifted you and you were like okay. >> now it has turned into a thing, jenna is picking things up through the building. >> i want to see what my limits are. >> she's like john cena. >> i lifted tammy.filler, she is our executive producer. >> it's the two of you picking her up. >> there's
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>> she has 84 independence gram followers, i think, now. that's good, we want to see if we can double that today. tammy.filler. >> was tammy filler taken already? >> yes, and i said to tammy who was the person that had the [ bleep ] to take that. >> a guy named michael gelman. >> you also picked up ga vin, are we not showing that one? >> you picked up gavin. >> i picked up gavin. >> by yourself. >> by myself. i did it better than that. >> that's more like cradling. that's cradling. >> also my face. gavin says it all. >> i bet you could pick up giada. >> with one pinkie. come here. >> there's giada. >> do you want me to lift you. >> you can lift me. >> are you kidding? >> you don't weigh anything. >> come here? come on. >>
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jenna, use your legs. >> it's all about the core. >> it's only because i haven't had breakfast. >> i can lift you up with a pinkie. >> really? >> yeah. >> she's nothing. >> that's not good for your back. >> do you know what it's not great for is right here. >> see, i told you. >> giada, you're tiny. >> she's amazing. >> i don't know how this became a thing, but can it end? >> can you pick up tina? hey, tina, come on7ó8ñiily#lfç. and tina is a bodybuilder. come on over, tina. tina -- >> okay. >> i'm not açó bodybuilder. >> i'm picking you up. >> here we go.-zbgm yeah. all right. >> no. wait.
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boom. that's how we roll. >> how did this become something? when did this turn into something? >> in the meantime tammy.filler. >> tammy is the one that makes us do stuff like this. >> she picked you up and then did a spin. >> wow. tina, that's what i'm talking about. >> tina, you're strong because my own husband can't lift me like that. he has tried. >> he's an accountant. >> he is not an accountant. he is not an accountant. >> okay. >> but he does do my taxes. >> for all the accountants out there who are strong -- >> he's not. listen, i'm into accountants, i find them -- but -- >> what? >> there's nothing wrong with it, but my husband is not an accountant. he is not one. >> if you are an accountant -- >> if you are an accountant, come on down. see if you can get picked up by jenna. >> no. can this be -- >> iow
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>> can i try to lift al? >> no. no. no. >> people are going to tweet us -- >> she says she can lift you. >> i'm sure tina can. >> what about me? i'm as strong as tina. >> oh. >> wait. what did i just miss? >> maybe i'm not as strong as tina. i'm not. >> trust me, you are not as strong as tina. tina, show them your arms. >> tina, show them your arms. >> bang. wow. did you just have spinach. >> i'm not as strong as tina. tina, i apologize. we could arm wrestle later. >> she would break your arm off and beat you with it. >> up next, have you ever searched out an exxon line? come on. have you? find out what millennials are admitting to and if any of us have done it. after these messages. find out if any of us have done it. you totanobody's hurt, new car.
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went from 84 followers to more than a thousand. >> let's see if we can double that number. >> come on, america, let's double that number. stop by @alroker while you're bs it. >>vn here is anw interesting on have you ever searched an ex's new significant other on social media? >> who hasn't? >> i'd say yes. >> yes. >> but don't tell anybody. we have -- yes. >> come on. >> no. >> what about an ex? >> i know what my ex is doing so i don't -- >> even like an ex-girlfriend or aren't you curious to see -- >> like a high school girlfriend in. >> no. i didn't have any girlfriends in high school. >> wait a minute. >> let's not dwell on that. according to a new
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46% of millennials admit to checking out their ex's new girlfriend or boyfriend. >> 54% are lying. i have to say even my mom has googled her ex-boyfriend. my mom was like i did the most fun thing, i googled my ex-boyfriend. >> i could hear your mother. >> she's like, yeah. i was like what did you find? she said sadly one of them had passed away, she found an obit. that's what happens when you are 70 years old googling ex-boyfriends. i know. all right. >> but everybody has done it. >> you've done it. >> i will say this -- >> everybody is still alive. >> as long as the relationship ended well and there was no drama you wish them the best. >> of course. >> so i see them with their kids now and their current wives. >> did you ever think that could have been my kids? no? >> i love how you whisper that. or you think what would my life -- >> we're wearing microphones so even if you whisper -- >> people can hear us? >> people hear us. >> but there are times
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would say is that what my life would have been like. >> me, too. >> so that last topic led us to wanting to play a game, actually our producers want us to play a game. we will be asked a series of relationship questions if we've done it we put up the o symbol, xs and os, if we haven't we put up the x. have you ever dated the ex of a friend? >> we one is no? >> x. >> a friend dated my ex in college. >> are you still friends? >> yes. >> is he still alive? >> have you ever kept something after a breakup that your ex wanted back? >> no. no. >> i gave it back. >> what was it? >> a ring. i mean, we weren't engaged or anything, you know -- >> he just gave you a ring just because. >> yeah, it was like a promise ring. i lived in texas. >> i gave my ex back a house. >> those are grown people problems. >> yeah, i'm l
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okay. >> you go. >> have you ever pretended not to see an ex when you spotted them in a room? >> no, i don't think so. >> i have but then -- >> are you doing the funky chicken. >> it was kind of both. >> the answer is yes you just don't want to see it. >> no, because you see them at a party -- >> have you ever been with an ex after you're already broken up? >> yeah. it just happens. >> can it be unplanned? >> what do you mean -- everything is unplanned. >> oh, then, sure. >> that's o. >> o. >> do the weather. >> i think we have some weather to get to. can i pick you up after? please? please? >> no. that's what's going on around the country -- local weather people, that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> well,ve
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today that are going to reach up to 99 degrees and with the humidity it's going to feel closer to 105. now, we only have an isolated chance of a showers and thunderstorms this afternoon but we are in weather alert mode mainly because of the heat. we keep that weather alert mode going through the weekend. we will have a 60% chance of some strong to severe storms tomorrow afternoon, still feeling like about 105, same deal on sunday. the humidity will break by the time we get to tuesday with a frontal system passing through on monday. >> all right. >> okay. come on, help me, one, two, through he. >> okay. i'm falling down now. >> and that's your latest weather. i needed more strength. >> duh. tina could pick me up. >> come on, tina. come on. i have no doubt tina could pick me up.
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he's going to three a new trick out on us. >> tgif, guys. friday, summer weekends are the best. you are at the pool, you are drinking, let's get some drinks. we have colas, we have some beverages. >> orange juice. >> we don't need iced tea. open some up, al. >> do you want me to help with some water? can i help you with water? >> pour a little water, whatever you want, a little cola, let's mix it up. >> oj. >> get the booze going. >> oops. >> al already had some. pour some wine. the audience at home i want them to see what went where because i didn't even keep track. put the wine right behind the wine, the cola, make sure i'm telling the truth, the water, the beer and the oj. >> looks good. >> i don't want to see a thing and the best behind blindfold in the world is hands. >> all right. this is odd but i will do it. >> check my
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anybody talking to me in my ears? >> no. >> sheinelle, look at the cups, this isn't reading the mind it's reading the taste buds, i'm going to die because there's no way i can see. >> i'm not trying to hurt. >> you one of those cups i want you to pick one up and take a sip. don't slug the whole thing out. al, point to the bench container she's drinking from. >> we're doing it. >> seems like it was a little tart, you know, like orange juice, just doesn't really hit the spot on the tongue. how did i do on that one? >> you did well. >> got it. >> anything you want. any of the five cups. you go back anywhere, pick up any cup and have a sip. did she have a sip? she didn't like the cola, she likes diet more than regular. >> al, they think that i'm somehow hearing your lips, al, be very, very specific here. feel around and grab out any one of the cups and have a sip. could be the one they did before, anything you want. have a sip of
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>> did you do it, al? you cleared the pallet with the water, you always want to stay hydrated. this guy likes to stay healthy. >> you did it. you did it. >> mix those up. jenna, cover me up. >> okay. >> so you don't know, america doesn't know which one is which. >> we don't know what is what. >> i like how al wouldn't drink from the one sheinelle did. >> it's the other way around but that's close. >> al, pick up any one of those three cups and have a sip right now. did he do it? >> yes. >> put it down, pick up a different cup, any other cup and have a sip. okay. i don't know if he liked that one. any other cup, third cup finally have a sip. okay. here is what i think happened. al started with the water, likes to stay hydrated went all the way to the orange juice again, tasted good, loved it and friday with a little beer at the end. how did i do? >> three for three, baby. unbelievable. >> wait. one more thing. you have not
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>> all right. >> let's flip the script because she has been pushing my eyeballs in. how about we set up instead of the "today" show giving us all the choices -- >> real quick. >> close your eyes. >> okay. >> think of a drink that would hit the spot for you on this weekend. you got it? >> yeah. >> don't say. do you know what, there's something -- did you see how she did it with her lips there's something more. jenna, what did you think of? what was that drink that would hit the spolt. >> a spicy margarita. >> no way. >> no way. no way. >> thank you so much. >> i want that spicy margarita. >> giada coming up will be in the kitchen with your light fish dish after your local news. we run marathons... ...companies. ...solve problems. how? we eat. we eat almonds, strawberries, quinoa and yeah...we eat chocolate. we eat in sweatpants... in skirts.
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women eat. we don't doubt it. we own it. special k. this is a "news 4 today" news break. >> good morning, it's 9:26 on this friday, july 21st, i'm aaron gilchrist. in our headlines now a group of teenagers from burundi is still missing. they vanished on tuesday after an international robotics competition here in d.c. police say two teens from that group were spotted crossing the canadian border. the search continues this morning for the other four. both north and southbound lanes on indian head highway are open again in fort washington. that area was shut down for hours after a head-on crash there. one car was going the wrong way in the southbound lanes. there were no passengers in either car, but both drivers died. we will have a look at your forecast when we come back.
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well, current temperatures out there right now are heating up rather quickly. it's not even 9:30 and we are in the upper 80s at this point. everybody across the board in the 80s right now. good day to head to the pool, obviously. you don't need me to tell you that. it is a storm team 4 weather alert day because we have a heat advisory. it will feel like 105 to 109 by this afternoon for that area
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it will be like this all throughout at weekend. isolated chance of storms today, better chances of strong to severe storms tomorrow and also sunday. you can get the latest news and weather anytime in the nbc washington app.
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this morning on "today food," farm fresh finds, good to cook with veggies in season. giada is here with a light fish dish for summer. >> i'm not picking you up. not happening. >> thank you. >> i just can't. >> but you can do this. >> yeah. that, i can do. you want to do it? >> you betcha. >> you're a big cook. you like salmon? >> i think jenna might like salmon. >> i'm half done. >> you do lemon seth and mustard. you whisk that together, and you're done. >> wow. >> that's the way to go. >> it's really good.
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proteins that most people request. ideas for it. sheinelle is saying, i need to find out what people serve it with. >> why are you doing it without the skin? >> people freak out. >> i won't eat it without the skin. >> do you like the skin? >> i do. but most people will say, what's that? you want to put it in some oil. the pan should be hot. you let it sere for a couple minutes. and when we film it, you can flip yours and i will flip mine. really golden brown. and then, you pop it in the oven. >> really? >> that way, you don't make a lot of smell. it's all about that smell. you put it in the oven. 400 degrees for five, six minutes. depending on how your like your salmon? >> i like
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>> i do like orzo? >> while that cooks, you saute shallots and bell pepper. when that is cooked down -- >> i love when al does the spots because he does all of the work. >> we just eat. >> amazing. whatever vegetables you have in season. you mix that all together. and it comes over here. you finish it with lemon juice. adding flavor with not a lot of fat. and mint. >> love mint. >> if you like baby kale, dump that in there. your greens, your protein and your carb. and we have one minute. i'm going to put the sauce down first. >> this sauce is so y.
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you can put -- i guess i'm not. do that. dump some of that on top of that. and salmon on top of that. and a little bit of sauce. this isn't part of your diet, but go. >> it's clean. >> clean in 2017. >> cannot beat that. >> happy summer. >> thank you so much. coming up, to make the recipes at home check out and catch giada this sunday when she and bobby flay return for the new season of "food network star." >> yep. >> he is one of the world's biggest music stars, now harry styles may become the next big movie star if his work in "dunkirk" is any indication. we will catch up with harry and some of the other cast members of "dunkirk" after these messages. the other cast
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dynamo," which is an integral part of history. a lot of men were taken from dunkirk beach and brought home by civilian ships. >> fin, this was a huge breakout feature film debut for you. talk about being on a high-profile set. you're a dream team, essentially. what was that like for you? i feel the brotherhood. talk about that. >> it was interesting. how did you find it? i don't know. >> this was your feature film debut, harry. were you nervous? how did you approach
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>> yeah, i was nervous. it's really different, i think. it was a lot of fun. i loved it. one of the best experiences. >> we held our breath a long time. you play a royal air force pilot. i can only imagine that shoot. were you filming in the air? look at the shots. >> yeah. we were. that's me in the air. >> i was watching an interview yesterday, there was somebody else in there. there were times when i was watching. i was nauseous. i had to look away. i can't imagine doing that. >> everybody got a bit -- >> how was it that? was it insane? >> we had some of the best people in the world working on this. and the pilots were no
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i think byron did a great job as a pilot. it turns out he can act, as well. >> tell me this. there were pretty intense scenes where you're underwater. talk about that for you guys. it was probably a challenge. >> yeah, it was. we got tested with our swimming skills many times. you never knew what wave was going to hit you. you have to stay on the ground. >> he was on a boat. >> he was on a boat. but they kept him on there. never knew what he might be. >> it would be different if you were in there with wet suits. but you had the -- costumes. but the uniforms, exactly. >> did it -- exactly. you are a mess. if i was a teacher, i would have lost control of the class. i will say this, in all seriousness, did it
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you guys, the gravity of the situation? what it must have been like for all these soldiers. >> it's not lost on you. >> i think we grew up knowing something about it because it is a part of our history. it's hard not to be able to respect the place that this story come from and treat it with respect. >> you can tell, you put your heart and soul into it. what's it like when you're sitting in the theater and you know what's going to happen. talk to me about that. >> i didn't know what was going on. i'm being honest with you. >> seriously? why is that? >> it was intense, wasn't it? >> we get given a script. and every day, we have to shoot all the stuff. and
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going to do in the edit, either. we'll see what he's brought to it all. it's great and thrilling. you didn't know what was going to happen next, even though we read the script. >> congratulations, you guys. "dunkirk" is a fun bunch. >> you >> all right. al, what about the weather? >> let's see what we have for you for your weekend outlook starting with tomorrow, severe storms through the great lakes, all the way down into the gulf coast, showers move into the northeast later in the afternoon and monsoonal moisture in the southwest, along the west coast things looking pretty darn good. then let's look at sunday, more severe weather makes its way into the northeast in new england on into the gulf coast. sunshine around the great lakes. building heat in the pacific northwest and the sunshine continues through california. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the wo
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current temperatures are sitting at 88 here in d.c., 84 at quantico, 84 in gaithersburg right now. again, a great day to head off to the pool, mainly because that heat index. yes, with the heat and humidity combined going to be pushing to the triple digits, 105 to 109. we do have a heat advisory, that is until 8:00 p.m. for areas east of the blue ridge mountains, 105 plus. scattered storms possibly today, isolated but better chances over the weekend. that is your latest weather. up next, two people who are always on the cutting edge of fashion. >> of course. >> our producers gavin and kate. >> that's gavin in the jacket. >> i don't know what to think about it. >> we will show you four of summer's boldest trends and by bold we mean yikes. thumbs up or thumbs down after these messages. thumbs up, thumb these messages. tech: when you schedule with safelite autoglass, you get time for more life. this family wanted to keep the game going. son: hey mom, one more game? tech: with safelite, you get a text when we're on our way.
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retinol correxion® from roc methods, not miracles.™ summer is all about bold prints and vibrant colors and this year there are four hot trends we're seeing for women and men. >> so we pulled four of our staffers to try out the looks and jenna and i will give those either a thumbs up or a thumbs down to the trend. >> i kind of feel bad about that, by the way. >> here with us to talk through them is the author of looking fly on a dime, patrice j. williams. patrice, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> let's begin. first we have katrina, she has the exaggerated -- i wore this the other day -- exaggerated cold shoulder. >> we've seen the cold shoulder but this is an exaggerated shoulder, billowy sleeves. >> i like the gingham, too. >> thumbs up. >> keep it simple with a
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jeans, boo-hoo just $40 for this. >> you need to know boo-hoo. it's the website you want to go to and shop. >> how do you spell boo-hoo. >> b-o-o-h-o-o. >> how do you spell boo-hoo? >> because it could have a dash or a hyphen. >> that's true. >> it's still b-o-o-h on-o-o. >> that makes the difference. >> you knew you would be safe with me. >> you look beautiful, katrina. thumbs up. >> thumbs up. >> i say thumbs up, too. >> did you like it? >> oh, yeah. >> next up we have another staffer, megan. beautiful in the bold yellow. >> bold yellow. this isn't about the mustardy, this is vibrant yellow and from head to toe, which can be a tr
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thumbs up, thumbs down? >> for me or everybody else? how do you feel about it? >> i like it. >> i feel like it's bright, she comes in the room i want to talk to her. >> fantastic. megan looks great. >> although for some reason black and yellow can look bee like. >> bumblebee. >> how do you spell bee? >> oh, al, that was rough. >> b-e? b-e-a. >> there you go. thank you, megan. >> thank you. >> and jenna just had yellow on yesterday. >> so you are right on trend, then. >> it was very beyoncé. >> it feels like beyoncé, your lemonade moment. >> don't go bark any windows with a baseball bat. >> awesome. now we've got kate. >> one of my favorites. >> looking very, very beautiful. >> this is the braid hem denim. these jeans are just $39 from charlotte
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it's all about the frayed hem but we elevated it with these awesome pumps. thumbs up or thumbs down? >> thumbs up. >> i love it. >> you're going to stay in this? >> all day. i'm going to play softball in it. >> not only does she look fantastic in it, but she's ready when they film "grease 3." >> next we have gavin. >> finally, gavin. >> gavin. >> we're doing floral prints but for men. some people on the fence about this here. >> gavin. >> oh. >> gavin, i like it. >> thumbs up. i'm going with thumbs up, you guys. >> you're looking really nice, but -- >> gavin is loving it. >> i like t i like it. >> so you would wear that out for like a date? >> yeah. yeah. >> al and i have the same feeling. sorry, gavin. >> i'm saying thumbs up. >> i think al is going to like it. my mother's coverlet from the 1960s, she wants it back. >> back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. from the
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up next, jada pinkett smith. they're celebrating national junk food day. >> and rainy day activities your kids love. >> come on, you can do it. >> it's all coming up with hoda and kathie lee after your local news and weather. your local nes and weather. >> two of them.
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. 9:57 is your time now on this friday, july 21st, 2017. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. there is a search for this 18-year-old man, israel thomas curtain, montgomery county police say he is from german town, he was last seen on tuesday by family members at their home on leatherbark way. police and his family are concerned about his emotional welfare. call police if you know where he might be. now let's check on your forecast with storm team 4
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>> so hot out there. >> unfortunately it will be like this all the way through about monday. today that heat index about 105, each a little bit more, that goes until 8:00 p.m. areas east of the blue ridge mountains. the pool looking good today, maybe a chance for isolated storms, a better chance comes on saturday and sunday and some of those storms could be strong to severe. weather alert today, weather alert through the weekend, mainly because of the heat, but we will have to keep an eye to the sky for those storms, a frontal system comes in on monday, we will take that humidity and heat down on tuesday. >> coming up on news 4 midday chuck bell gets you ready for the total sla eclipse. olar ecli.
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with "today" with clg and hillary clint -- with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. it's july 21st, it's 2017. that's best i ever had by gavin degraw. >> amy rosenblum is celebrating 60. >> she's one of the people mainly responsible for getting me over here to join. >> you getting you out of michael's restaurant and into studio 1a. >> have a great time a


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