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g breaking overnight, horror at the ohio state fair. a ride breaks apart throwing passengers into the air. >> the ride broke. >> at least one person killed, seven others injured. what went wrong? all a twitter, the president's new communications director fires off then quickly deletes an angry tweet about the latest white house leak. was he accusing trump's chief of staff of being behind it? as the president faces new backlash over his transgender military ban. stricter screenings, but airport rules for any
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the tsa says it will make you safer, but will this also mean more time waiting in line. all that plus amazon's massive hiring spree. angelina jolie getting candid about her divorce. and justin bieber slamming his truck into a photographer, the incident apparently an accident, but under investigation today, thursday, july 27th, 2017. ♪ >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody, welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. thanks for being with us. we have karszen in for matt once again. >> we have a lot to get to this morning. we will start with that tragedy at the ohio state fair. >> it's just awful to wake up to this. the fire ball ride malfunctioned last night tossing terrified riders into the air. we will tao
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two girls were next in line for that ride and saw it all happened. blake mccoy in columbus with the overnight developments nft investigation. good morning. what can you tell us? >> reporter: one person is dead this morning, seven others injured after this twisting and turning amusement park ride unexpectedly broke apart at a high rate of speed. we do want to warn you that some of the video you are about to see is disturbing. >> the whole ride just broke, people just fell out. >> reporter: overnight something went horribly wrong at the ohio state fair, a swinging ride called the fire ball ripping into pieces sending passengers crashing into to the ground. >> the ride broke. >> i saw the pieces fly off. >> at least one individual has come off a ride at the fairgrounds. >> reporter: what was supposed to be a night of fun instantly turning into chaos and confusion. kayleigh bellamy says she was next in line and saw the whole thing happen. >> it was going for a minute and
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like it was at its highest point and i saw somebody fall out of the ride. >> this is just a real tragedy. >> more than a half dozen injured riders were taken to nearby hospitals. >> multiple passengers were ejected at high speed with high energy, many feet, at least 20 or 30 if not more into the air and then crashed at a significant distance from the ride. >> reporter: ohio's governor, john kasich, ordering a full investigation. >> what i want to know immediately is first of all what are we doing with rides? so we shut all the rides down. and then beyond that we want to know about what's the process for inspection. >> reporter: authorities say the ride had been thoroughly inspected. >> it's been looked at about three or four times over the course of two days. >> reporter: the fair began wednesday with 11 other rides closed because their inspections were not complete. though some opened later on. this 2012 video shows how the
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decks drop, these center decks, when this ride is in motion so they have to check the hinging, they have to check the structural soundness. >> reporter: it has to be sound because it spins and swings in a pendulum. >> oh, my god, she's bleeding. >> reporter: the combination creating an aggressive thrill ride that this morning is a deadly one. records show the fire ball passed inspection just yesterday and a few parts were replaced back in may. governor john kasich is set to tour the fairgrounds here later this morning. now, of the seven people injured, three of them are in critical condition. savannah and carson. >> so many questions. thank you so much. >> in a statement the fair organizers said their hearts are heavy for the families involved. brittany and kylie neil were next in line for that ride when the accident occurred and they are with us now along with their mom christy. good morning to you guys. i'm sure you did not have a restful night. brittany, let me start with you, you and
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line. just walk us through what you saw and what you heard. >> well, the ride was going as normal and then all of a sudden you see people flying out and then the guy hit the emergency stop button which then made the seat fly off and other people flew off as well. >> kylie, what did you see? i can only imagine how terrifying this must have been. >> me and my sister were waiting in line and then the fire ball was working normally and then it swing to the left and it looked like someone's chair was kind of falling out and then the guy pushed the emergency stop switch and then it swing to the right and the whole row just broke off and they went flying. >> christy, let me ask you, you and your husband tom were at the fair at another part of it. i imagine your phone rings. walk hr
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girls called you. >> oh, we were getting a backpack to put some of the things that we had gotten earlier that day in and i get a call, my daughter is historical, i can't even understand what she's saying. i knew something terrible had happened. i didn't know if her sister was okay, i just ran towards the direction of the rides. there were two state troopers beside me, i don't know if they had even heard anything at that point, and i said something terrible has happened, my daughters are -- i need to find my daughters, and it was -- it was horrible. i didn't know where my girls were, i had actually gotten to the ride before i had gotten to my girls and seen the cart off and it was just -- it was
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i just -- >> brittany, i'm looking at you and your sister, you are so young and i know you saw some things that nobody should ever have to see. how are you both doing? how did you get through the night? how are you handling this? >> well, i think we pretty much cried our eyes out last night until our heads hurt and then we passed out, woke up really early just like running on a few hours of sleep, but trying to cope it and trying to get over it but we are truly traumatized. >> listen, guys, we are glad that you're okay, number one, that you're reunited with your parents and we appreciate your time this morning. we hope you get some rest. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> a terrible tragedy. can you imagine? >> imagine how good it must have felt to hug mom, to see your mom amidst all that chaos. >> you think about those who aren't having that same situation, we will continue to follow that story. another one we're following this morning has to do with politics and the controversy over president trump's declara
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to serve in the u.s. military. this sparked immediate protests and speculation that there's more to this announcement than meets the eye. we have complete coverage from the white house. then we will talk to former secretary of the army eric fanning. let us begin with kristen welker. >> reporter: good morning. as a candidate president trump said he would be a friend of the lgbtq community, but now that promise. mr. trump reversing yet another obama era policy by banning transgender service members, prompting anger and protests. this morning president trump facing a growing backlash after unexpectedly banning transgender military. angry protesters rallying in cities across the country. >> outrageous. >> reporter: including new york city where a crowd gathered in front of the army recruiting building in times square. it was
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president made in a series of tweets, calling the tremendous medical costs a burden. >> it's a preposterous. it's terrible. >> reporter: kristen beck served as a navy s.e.a.l. for more than two decades and came out as transgender after leaving the military. she calls the new policy disrespectful. >> for him to do this for all those people currently serving in war zones it's a huge slap in the case. >> reporter: anger on capitol hill. >> i want a strong, vibrant military but i want to be fair. the best way to do this is have a hearing not a tweet. >> the pentagon speds five times more on viagra than it does for transition-related care. >> reporter: the white house says the president made the decision based on military readiness, but it comes as republicans were trying to pass a spending bill which included more money for a key trump priority, building a border wall. passage of the bill was held up by a fight over funds for medical care for transgender groups. congressional sources tell nbc news house leaders asked the
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even they weren't expecting an all out ban. still some lawmakers supportive. >> i'm very pleased that we will be able to spend our precious defense dollars modernizing our military. >> reporter: while defense secretary james mattis wasi= alerted, some in the military were caught off guard and this mornings neither the pentagon nor the white house can say how or when the new policy will be implemented and whether current transgender troops will be immediately discharged. as a candidate mr. trump vowed to fight for the lgbtq community. >> i will do everything in my power to protect our lgbtq citizens. >> reporter: now those words haunting him. caitlyn jenner tweeting, there are 15,000 patriotic transgender americans in the u.s. military fighting for all of us. what happened to your promise to fight for them? >> reporter: a recent study estimates gender transition-rela m
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to .to to .13% increase. the military hasn't released exact numbers for transgender service members, but since last year's ban was lifted several hundred have requested medical care, but by some estimates there are several thousand currently serving. so far the defense secretary hasn't publicly commented on this new policy. >> kristen welker, thank you so much. policy. savannah. >> kristen, thank you so much. for more we're joined by eric fanning first openly gay leader of any military branch. secretary, good morning. good to see you. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> first, your reaction. your reaction in your gut when you heard this ruling. >> many reactions, i think. i was disappointed, i was angry. frankly, i was shocked the commander in chief would turn his back on thousands of patriotic americans serving today. >> let me be devil's advocate because likely you don't like this decision. there are americans who think, wait anu
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pentagon, the military paying for this kind of surgery, this kind of care. what would the response be to that? >> my response is that it's a medical issue. if someone is qualified to serve, raises his or her right hand, makes that commitment to possibly put their life on the line, one of the things they get as a part of that commitment is health care. we treat this, we should treat this like any other medical issue. >> the white house has not said anything about whether this applies right now to those currently serving. so if you are a transgender individual, for example, possibly serving in afghanistan right now, how does that person feel? what is that person supposed to do? what steps would you recommend they take? >> first of all, many of us are asking questions about what this means and how you implement what it might mean, which is one of the reasons we don't tweet policy. we think through it thoughtfully, carefully, explain what it is and have a plan hu to implement it. but i think if y
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transgender service member anywhere in the world, you are already nervous by what you're hearing. now you're probably very confused and very frightened about what future holds for you when your commander in chief tweets a message like this basically dismissing your service. >> the president spoke of the burden of these medical costs. we just spoke about that a little bit. also the disruption trans genders cause. that was his tweet. can you address those issues? >> first of all, i've never seen any evidence it support the numbers used to skplap how much this would cost. in an in telectro, it said it would increase 1. %. that's the high end. as low as 0.04%. i don't know where these larger numbers are coming from. in terms of burden, i wouldn't want to try and guess what the president means by that, but the only disruption i can think about in this entire conversation is the disruption
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trained service members who are deployed, working, performing their duties with distinction and discharging them. that's going to be disruptive to the force. that's going to be very disruptive to readiness. >> finally, i have to ask you the way this all happened on twitter in realtime, the president had one tweet that said after consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised the united states will not accept or allow... the nine minutes passes before the next that states what this is going to be. if you were still in your old job at the pentagon, what would you have thought waiting for that second tweet? >> i wouldn't have known, i wouldn't have been concerned. i wouldn't have thought it was about the transgender issue, i would have thought it was geopolitical. lucky for me, i saw all the tweet at the same time so
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meant. >> thank you. appreciate it. another tweet from the white house getting a lot of attention. this came from the new communications director but quickly deleted. peter alexander has more on that. peter, good morning. >> good morning. the white house not afraid to air their dirty laundry. first the president attacking his attorney general. now tweet from incoming communications director anthony scaramucci lashing out at chief of staff reince priebus. a private feud now spilling out into the public. this morning the man tasked on taking on leakers at the white house suggesting he was the district of one after newly appointed communications director financial disclosure form showing the financier has assets of $85 million. scaramucci calling the tweet a felony sending a tweet that's now deleted. in light of the leak of my financial disclosure info, which is a
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justice department. #swamp. he then includes the twitter handle of white house chief of staff reince priebus leaving meaning to question whether scaramucci was accusing priebus of the leak. scaramucci following up with another tweet overnight. wrong, tweet was public notice to leakers that all senior administration officials are helping to end illegal leaks, including priebus's handle again. the controversy comes amid another swing and a miss from republicans. >> yays 45, nays 55, the agreement not agreed to. >> reporter: their latest pitch to overhaul obamacare without replacement failing. today will try to rally support for skinny appeal eliminating the maybe date individuals buy insurance and large businesses provide it as well as erasing medical devices. that falls fall short of the promise to repeal and replace. now the
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keeper says the plan would leave 16 million more americans in a decade despite criticism from democrats accusing gop working in secret, republicans insist they are moving forward. this as the president keeps hammering away at his attorney general even as jeff sessions arrived for a security meeting yesterday, though aides say he debate see the president. the latest leak with the fbi and acting director asked why mr. trump doesn't fire his ag but be unhappy with them. >> he can be disappointed but still want somebody to do their job. >> rallying to defense calling the attacks a sign of weakness. >> he's trying to get sessions to quit, and i hope sessions doesn't quit because the president wants to fire him, fire him. >> the top democrat warning of dire consequences if president trump fires sessions and appoints a replacement during the august recess when no confirmation would be needed. >> i can't imagine
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the republican side would be complicit in creating a constitutional crisis. >> on that topic this morning, ken starr, the special counsel who investigated president clinton in the whitewater and monica lewinsky scandals is criticizing the president's tweet. this assault on the attorney general. he wrote an op-ed in the "washington post" that says, mr. president, please cut it out. tweet to your heart's content but stop the wildly inappropriate attacks on the attorney general. also this morning the president's 2016 opponent hillary clinton just announced a new book. it's going to be a place where she says she gets candid in this tell all to be released next month revealing this month its title, "what happened." carson, sann >> that leads us to al. what's going to happen in the weather? >> that's right. we will show you what happened yesterday with a lot of heavy rain and there's more coming. look at this, this is vestavia hills in alabama
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birmingham. a real mess. there were high water rescues. we have more strong storms coming in and they will be making their way into the mid-atlantic states. look at the radar right now firing up kansas city all the way into indianapolis. for tomorrow we have a risk of strong storms for 24 million people from d.c. down to charleston, atlanta and knoxville. these are fast moving storms. and as this system develops tomorrow afternoon severe storms ahead of it from pittsburgh, washington, new york city and then it's going to develop along the coast and cause a lot of heavy rain and in fact some areas could pick up up to six inches of rain from the an lay chance all the way into the dell marv have a peninsula. we will be watching this going into the weekend. could be a bit of a washout for much of the northeast this weekend. we will get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds.
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good morning, everybody. partly to mostly cloudy outside this morning but comfortable. upper 60s and low 70s now. your hour by hour plan for the day, temperatures well up into the mid, perhaps briefly into the upper 80s, under increasing numbers of clouds and increasing rain chances as well. future weather brings in at least the first chance for rain as early as 5:00 or 6:00 tonight but i think the heavier steadier rain is more likely to come in after the sun goes down. you have a chance for rain today, heavy rain tomorrow and saturday. >> coming up we will show you the fidget spinner of weather. >> w
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>> that's a thing. >> i don't know if i can wait for that. >> you'll have to. >> very exciting, al. coming up new screening rules coming to airports nationwide, what they will mean for your wait time on your next trip. also ahead the massive nationwide job fair announced by amazon and why not everybody is happy about it. but first this is "today" on nbc. n nbc.
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be costly. now let's check your commute with wtop's jack taylor in your first 4 traffic. good morning, jack. >> eun, thank you and good morning. we had a little bit of a hang up in beltsville, sounded like we may have had a pedestrian hit on old baltimore pike. the beltway otherwise not too bad. a little heavy traffic down near st. barnabas road. nothing wrong out of springfield so all in all not too bad. hopefully i didn't jinx anything. back to you. >> we will take a break now, your forecast is next. havertys furniture helps your home look perfect even when life isn't. thanks to janice here, our lovely home is now a smart home.
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sun out on sunday. that story goes here as well. >> chuck, thank you. >> another local news update in 25 minutes. >> for now back to the "today" show after this short break.
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we're back. 7:30, thursday morning, 27th of july, 2017. good morning to all of you. let's get to our headlines. we'll start with what we've been talking about all morning, this tragedy at the ohio state fair. one person was killed, seven others injured when a row of seats on the fire ball ride suddenly snapped off. cell phone video captured the moment it happened, showed several of the passengers thrown from the ride many feet into the air. the fair is open today but officials say the rides will not run again until they are all determined to be safe. house majority whip steve scalise has been discharged from a washington hospital. he was critically wounded at last month's
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will now begin intense rehabilitation. the first responders that rushed will be honored. justin bieber accidentally hit a photographer with his truck leaving church. his truck surrounded by paparazzi when the singer tried to pull away. >> bieber did stay with the photographer while they waited for medical personnel to arrive. the victim was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. bieber, police say, will not face any charges in that. >> wow. >> he did the right thing by sticking around. >> absolutely. and it was dark. >> i hope he's all right. now to a major change for anybody that flies. the tsa announcing new screening rules that will require you to remove all electronics larger than a cellphone from carry i don't know bags, there's concerns that will lead to longer wait times. gabe gutierrez is in hartsfield jackson airport in atlanta. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the changes have
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here in atlanta just yet. ten u.s. airports so far, but the tsa plans to roll out the new screening procedures at all domestic airports in the coming weeks and months. authorities believed that terrorists are finding better ways to hide explosives inside electronics. this morning the tsa says tighter screening rules are coming to irpts a across the country with agents taking a closer look at personal electronics. that could mean longer wait times and increased frustration. >> i think there are a lot of different ways we can address homeland security. i don't necessarily know it's through my kindle. >> reporter: while passengers have been required to remove laptop computers from their carry yons for years the new screening procedures mean any device larger than a cellphone must also go into a separate bin. >> it's a minor convenience, but if it will help i'm all for it. >> reporter: the rules now in place at ten u.s. airports including boston, detroit
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cramming more into their carry yons to avoid baggage fees tsa screeners are struggling to see what's inside. >> it takes more time up front, but if they feel like it will protect it's a good this i think. >> in phoenix they began testing 3-d luggage scanners to detect bomb. onkelly said the tsa recently set off an explosive based on what intelligence suggested terrorists were developing. >> we tested it in a real airplane on the grow under and it destroyed the airplane. >> many travelers say the new rules are worth the extra hassle. >> if it keeps everyone safe and secure you can't put a price on that. it's got to be done. >> reporter: the tsa says since it has tested this at ten airports its developed quicker more targeted techniques to keep the lines moving. we should mention that the changes do not apply to passengers enrolled in tsa pre check. back to you. >> good info
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thanks so much. now to california where an 18-year-old garl made her first court appearance after police say she killed her younger sister in a drunk driving accident that was screamed live on social media. media. we want to warn you, the video you're about to see is very disturbing. nbc correspondent miguel almaguer has the latest. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that video of the dozen shared live and now doing viral has sparked outrage and disbleaelie. the teen accused faces serious jail time. the disturbing video live on instagram now a key piece of evidence against 18-year-old suspected drunk driver sanchez seen here behind the wheel with 14 years old in the car. posting realtime sanchez loses control. the vehicle rolling over as she tense to prod cast live. >> baby
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baby. >> reporter: both passengers, who were not wearing seat belts were ejected. >> this the last thing i wanted to happen to us. >> reporter: sanchez reaching her younger sister jacqueline, who was killed in the crash. >> hey, everybody. my sister is dying. >> reporter: now sanchez is back on camera again, but this time live streaming in a jailhouse jumpsuit pleading not guilty in a california court. >> it's shocking behavior, no question about it. our office intends to take it very seriously. >> reporter: sanchez charged with vehicular manslaughter and dui faces 13 years in prison. her sister's friend who survived with minor injuries is speaking out. >> honestly, i'm not mad at anybody, and i don't plame anybody. >> reporter: after broadcasting so much
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saying very little in court. >> no, i don't. >> reporter: her attorney says his client is troubled and deeply remorseful. >> i think it's absolutely unfortunate that so many people would rush to judge her on a few minutes of her life, not having known anything about her. nobody knows how they would react when your sibling dies in your arms. >> reporter: for many the circumstances are unimaginable, a horrific tragedy. >> jacqueline, please wake up. >> reporter: that played out live for all to see. >>. after the accident instagram released a statement saying they are deeply saddened by this tragedy urging people to use their reporting tools if they see any contact that puts somebody at risk. as for sanchez, she'll be back in court next month. >> truth unfathomable. let's take a turn now get a check of the weather from al. >> okay, gu
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and as we take a look it's been really hot around a good portion of the country today and the last couple of days, but we are seeing a change. milder highs coming in, hot and humid weather down through the gulf coast. so ahead of this front it's still going to be hot. dallas 100, memphis 94, new orleans 93. behind it nice and comfortable with temperatures in the low 80s from chicago to dodge city. tomorrow cooler air makes its way further south, 78 in pittsburgh, tupelo 87. by saturday much more mild weather throughout much of the country although still kind of hot as you get down into southern florida and the southern gulf coast. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. 73 degrees right now. so it is comfortable outside, a little bit more humid with a south wind, clouds are going to stay around through the day today, already seeing pretty much overcast skies. currently, though, the rest of the area about the upper 60s to low 70s, still comfortable but a little warmer through the day today.
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a few isolated showers later this afternoon. the rain is still off to our west that we expect for tomorrow. some of it could be heavy which is why we have a weather alert, lingers into the weekend. >> coming up we will have the fidget spinner of weather coming up in the next half hour. >> al, thanks so much. coming up, new findings on antibiotics that could go against everything you thought you knew about taking them. >> first a hiring spree at amazon, what you need to know about the first national job fair and why the news isn't sitting well with other retailers.
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the boom in fulfillment hiring can mean economic growth for the small towns amazon set up shop. ask the mayor of tracy, california robert rickman. >> it's been huge. in fact, since 2014, we've added over 6,000 plus jobs. in the last quarter alone our sales tax revenue has went up 35%. >> you're making 35% more. >> correct. >> 29-year-old kevin saw the dollars flowing in and opened a restaurant to satisfy the growing population. >> we've seen a lot of young, early 20s that are just getting started getting their first jobs in distribution and fulfillment. and a lot of families. >> am zopp's hiring spree isn't good news for anyone. amazon has become so efficient online that retail experts estimate for every one warehouse worker amazon hires, the retail industry loses between three and five employees overall. that adding to the more than 0,
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october 2016 as well as over 5,000 store closures to date this year. but amazon founder and ceo jeff bezos is laser focused on expanding the company's empire, most recently with $13.7 billion purchase of whole foods, plus new deals with nike and sears. on wednesday am sentence's new foray into managing your health care. >> they are trying to do things around electronic medical records we her. >> all these aggressive business moves make amazon a $500 billion company as amazon surges forward to unbox even more influence. for today jo ling kent, nbc news, philadelphia. >> i bet it's creating a lot of business. amazon seems to be everywhere. >> let's head to sheinelle jones.
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♪ backpack, check. that's the family taking care of business. awesome notebook! check. but who takes care of them? office depot / office max. this week, these composition books are just 25 cents each. ♪ taking care of business we're back. sheinelle is in the orange room. good old dress controversy. >> look at this picture. high school senior was told she needed to retake her year book photo because her sweater violates the dress code. students are expected to wear opaque clothing that covers from shoulder to mid thigh. she thought it should be changed so start add petition to end
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oversexualization of women's bodies. it is ridiculous that women aren't allowed to wear the clothing that they wish to wear simply because it could possibly distract someone. what do you think of her sweater? look at the results. 78% say appropriate. 22% say inappropriate. so here is the deal. the school seems to agree. she's since been contacted by the principal. her photo will now be included in the year book and the school plans to organize a student group dedicated to revising dress code policy. what do you think? >> a civics lesson in you can make a difference. >> i'm surprised the school turned around and changed policy. usually they say this is the way it is. >> one of the things you read the policy, it sounds about right. you see that sweater and it looks completely fine. >> carson wore something like that for his. come on. >> photo shop it
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. 7:56 is your time now on this thursday, july 27, 2017, i'm eun yang. we want to get right to jack taylor for a look at your commute in your first 4 traffic. good morning, jack. >> good morning. thank you. university boulevard westbound in montgomery county as you approach georgia avenue all traffic is being turned at amherst, we do have a crash. baltimore washington parkway southbound before 197 we had a reported accident. hopefully they can get it out of the roadway. op metro issues on the green line. -- sorry, on the yellow and blue line, we had a broken down train outside the pentagon. >> we will take a break now and check why are forecast next. stay with us.
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good morning. we're looking at a mostly cloudy day today, still a warm and humid one, though. mid to upper 80s this afternoon, slight chance of a couple afternoon thunderstorms. tomorrow that's a weather alert day, we have rain in the forecast, showers and storms, some heavy, lingering into the weekend. eun. all right. sheena, thank you. back to the "today" show after this short break.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, breaking overnight, tragedy at the state fair. at least one person dead, seven injured after a ride completely malfunctions in ohio. >> so the ride just broke. yes, people just fell out like 60 feet up. >> we're live on the scene. plus, not what the doctor ordered? a new report says you don't have to always finish that prescription. why overtreatment can be just as dangerous. and angelina jolie opens up, the star speaking out like never before about her marriage and split from brad pitt and how she and her kids are moving forward today, thursday, july 27
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2017. >> sweet 16 and never been kissed by a "today" host. who do you want to give you a kiss? >> carson daly. >> how many years are you celebrating. >> 25. >> hold on. how many years are you celebrating? >> 50. ♪ >> things to do in new york, central park, broadway, yankees game, statue of liberty, times square. who is left? >> al roker. >> hey, savannah, i think charlie has got a twin. >> what's the little one's name? >> kyle. >> twinsees. >> oh, my goodness, big babies. >> charlie has a sign, i think that's a big day. >> but everybody on our crowd is awesome. we have to get out there. good morning, everyone. matt has the morning off, will be back on monday. lots to cover this morning, le
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8:00 and we start with the tragedy, the ohio state fair reopening today after that deadly accident overnight. several people were thrown from a swinging ride after it malfunctioned. blake mccoy is in columbus for us. blake, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. all of the rides here at the fair are closed this morning after one person was killed and seven injured during this malfunction that sent them flying into the air. the big question now this morning, how could this happen? a horrific scene at the ohio state fair, a day of fun taking a terrifying turn when this ride broke apart midair. passengers sent flying at high speed. >> so the ride just broke. yes, people just fell out like 60 feet up. >> [ inaudible ] -- at least one individual has come off a ride in the fairgrounds. >> reporter: the ride seen in
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this company video existing an turning is called the fire ball. on wednesday cellphone video captured seats flying off, throwing riders and the park into chaos. >> oh, my god. >> inspectors say they had examined the ride multiple times. >> this ride was inspected at a couple of different stages and it was signed off today. >> what are you feeling right now? >> terrified. i don't think i will ever ride a ride again. >> such a fun fair and this is just a real tragedy. that's all i can say. >> reporter: the injured transported to local hospitals in and around the columbus area. >> right now we are at a very early phase so we're still even in the process of characterizing some of these injuries. >> the ohio state fair is an annual tradition, attracting hundreds of thousands of people each year. now it's being known for one of the worst events in the state's recent memory. >> the fair is about the best things in life and then with this accident it becomes
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terrible, terrible tragedy. >> reporter: all of the rides behind me are closed as inspectors work to reinspect each and every one of them. ohio's governor john kasich will tour the fairgrounds later this morning when the rest of the fair reopens. >> blake mccoy, thank you. a new high level leak is overhad doeg other white house controversies this morning. peter alexander has it all covered for us. >> reporter: a lot of moving parts already early in morning at the white house. first a private feud between the president's incoming communications director and his chief of staff now spilling out into the public after anthony scaramucci's financial disclosure forms, a publicly available document, were published. within the last hour scaramucci directed his fire at reince priebus saying, quote, if reince wants to explain he is not a leaker let him do that. he added he is not sure whether their relationship is repairable.
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is facing a fierce backlash out of that out of the blue tweets banning transgender individuals from serving in the u.s. military. the details have yet to be explained. as a candidate he vowed to fight for the lgbt community but the president is now calling the tremendous medical costs a burden. and timely here one of the president's favorite targets his own attorney general jeff sessions is leaving the country, this morning he's heading to el salvador, he will discuss gang violence and human trafficking. asked why mr. trump does not simply fire his ag if he is so unhappy with him sara huckabee sanders said he can be disappointed in someone but still want them to continue to do their job. carson. now to a story that's got a lot of people talking this morning, it's new research which shows sperm counts are falling at an astounding rate and experts are trying to figure out why as nbc's kristen dahlgren reports now, it's not just men trying to have a family who should be nc
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a family that should be concerned. >> reporter: when it comes to a man's fertility, it's his sperm that counts. this morning researchers are sounding the alarm after finding western men are only half as fertile as they were 40 careers ago. >> we've noticed sperm counts drop, sperm mo tilt and how the sperm is swimming has dropped. >> reporter: what the doctor is seeing in his l.a. fertility clinic is now backed up by research. an analysis of almost 200 studies looking at 40,000 men found from 1973 to 2011, spirm cou -- sperm count and concentration dropped 50% in europet north america, a steep flung, no sign of leveling off. >> this is a wakeup call. it can't be genetic. it's much too fast for genetic. it's got to be environmental. >> reporter: dwindling sperm counts have been linked to chemicals, plastics and
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womb. doctors say a woman who smocks during pregnancy does greater damage to the son's sperm count than if the son smocks himself as an adult. not just fertility. low sperm count linked to heart disease and early death. >> as obesity levels rise in the united states, a clear coalition with the weight of the man going up and the poor sperm quality. >> researchers say the stats on sperm count may actually be an indicator of an overall health decline. instead of worrying about common misconceptions like cell phones and tighty whities, get a good nighted sleep, avoid excessive alcohol or choking. good advice to keep you, or the rest of the human race, around for a while. for "today," kristen dahlgren, nbc news, new york. >> this morning classic cartoons remembering a woman of 1,000 voices. >> we've got some great things on the show today. >> what are you doing
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little birdie. >> smart aleck, that was poisoned. >> why? why are you taking our christmas tree? >> cindy who. >> rockying the flying squirrel. she died overnight. she once joked about the role. it sounded like a cockeyed idea but then after the second martini. >> a hall of fame voice. >> one of the sweetest women ever. i got to meet her a couple of times and really enjoyed doing the voices. she became the voice. you watch her work, she became rocky. >> cindy lou. >> our a lot more to get to ahead, including angelina jolie speaking out about her split with brad pitt like we've never heard her
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pref we're back at 8:12. since splitting from brad pitt, famously private angelina jolie has been hesitant to talk about their highly public breakup. >> in "vanity fair" the oscar winner is speaking out in detail for the very first time. angelina jolie speaking candidly to "vanity fair" what life has been life for her life and kids after the split from brad pitt. she tells the magazine, it's just been the hardest time and we're just kind of coming up for air. up to four days before the interview the family had been staying in a rental and living out of suit cases. now settled into their new lank home jolie and the kids are getting back to normal. i've been trying for nine months to be really good at just being a homemaker and picking up dog poop and cleaning dishes and reading bedtime stories. i'm getting better at all
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>> this is a portrait of a woman at a particular time when things are really scary and chaotic and different. she is trying to figure out how to chart her course. >> things turned upside down last september when jolie filed for divorce against brad pitt. things got bad, she tells "vanity fair," in one of the only moments she addresses the split. she quickly corrected herself. i didn't want to use that word. things became difficult. a difficult time that led to hypertension and bells palsy, a condition that caused one side of her face to droop. jolie went on to say sometimes women in families put themselves last until it manifests itse'se in their own health. her focus has been on her children, who she calls brave. i don't want my children to be worried about me. it's very important to cry in the shower, not in front of them. they need to know everything is going to be all right, even when you're not sure
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family's nomadic lifestyle led to the breakup she told "vanity fair," our lifestyle was not in any way negative. that is not the problem. that is and will remain one of the wonderful opportunities we were able to give our children. their six very strong minded thoughtful, worldly individuals. i'm very proud of them. >> she's showing that she's not going to like put on airs as like i'm the perfect mother. it's a little mess y, a little sloppy. there's a lot of love and kind of easiness, i would say, between her and her kids. >> in may her husband brad pitt admitted to "gq" style he had problems with alcohol telling the magazine, this period has been really at looking at my weaknesses and failure and owning my side of the street. when asked by "vanity fair" if she was surprised by pitt's article, her answer, no. >> the sense i got is that there is a lot of pain and a lot of
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residual anger. but for the sake of the family, she's, you know, trying to keep that in check. >> for her part, jolie has remained busy lecturing at the london school of economics, continuing her work with the united nations. more recently promoting her new film, "first they killed my father" a passion project for her and her oldest son maddux. it is a testament to a woman finding her way forward after a tumultuous time. i actually feel more of a woman because i feel like i'm being smart about my choices and i'm putting my family first. and i'm in charge of my life and my health. i think that's what makes a woman complete. >> and angelina jolie says she is in full recovery from her health issues. she credits acupuncture for that. she says she and brad pitt also seem to be moving forward. she told "vanity fair," we care for each other and care about our family, and we are both working toward that goal. so she revealed some about her marriage and a lot about
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>> cool. thank you so time of day when we do the trending factory. guys, it's thursday. weekend is upon us. i think we're all decent on our diets, we're pretty healthy during the week. >> we try to be. >> but for some of us, on the weekend -- spoke to nutritionists who say you can have a cheat meal. >> every day? >> as long as you indulge wisely. gave us do's and don'ts. >> okay. >> they say don't go hungry before your cheat meal. this is my -- don't make a cheat meal into a full cheat weekend. do try to make your cheat meal healthier. >> what's the point of that? >> i agree. do have a small treat every day. >> okay. >> that's the responsible part of the trinding segment. i was thinking we started talking in the makeup room this morning, if you got to choose your cheat meal or last meal on earth, what would it be? >> i was
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makeup room more like a last supper thing. i want lamb chops, like these you a grau tin potatoes my wife makes, bread and butter, then thailand cream and caramel sea salt ice cream. >> hoda goes in a different direction. >> okay. this is my last meal. >> talk slow. >> kfc, crunchy dark meat. i would get a big old pile of buttery mashed potatoes, hot buttered biscuits and a big old slice of chocolate cake and i would have some of carson's ice cream. i'm lactose intolerant but it's the last meal. >> doesn't matter. >> what the heck. >> roker, i said roker will have a steak. >> two and a half inch bone-in rib eye, creamed
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fries and an apple cobbler with really good vanilla ice cream. >> i'm obsessed with burritos. i want the fixings and on top, lettuce, tomato, so you are cream, a glass of riesling and for dessert i want bread pudding that's really hot and ice cream. >> for appetizer i want banana bread. >> savannah. >> i love pizza, really god, not the average good. i would probably get sausage and mushroom. >> thick or thin? >> thick with lots of cheese. this doesn't go together but i would want frempl fries and then you mentioned biscuits and i was like can i have biscuits, too, i love biscuits. >> this is a carb fest. >> i wanted a hot fudge sundae. >> apparently you want to nibble
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yourself. >> what do you think about those as cheat meals? >> these aren't cheat meals these are definitely last meals. where is the defibrillator? okay. so the winner here who comes in at we're talking -- >> brittany, help him out. >> you should have seen it in rehearsa rehearsal. >> it's sheinelle. >> this is the worst? >> no, you are the healthiest. >> 2300 calories. >> you were the best or the worst? >> worst. >> you were the worst? >> yeah, you had like three desserts. a burrito with all the fixings that's 1,500 calories right there. >> that's my last meal. >> she has the banana pudding, banana bread. >> the bread was my appetizer. >> more than 1,000 coming from that. >> you're saying lamb chops and you a grau tin potatoes are healthy. >> ke
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i am starving after that. we will start with larry david the comedian exciting fans with the news that his hit show "curb your enthusiasm" is returning after six decades. now we're learning more about why. >> six decades? >> six years. >> 60 years ago? >> david said during a press tour why not? i don't really miss things or people that much but i was missing it, i was missing these idiots. "curb your enthusiasm" is returning after 60 years on sunday, october 1st, on hbo. the seinfeld co-creator also made a surprising revelation. do you remember how he played on "snl," he did his portrayal of bernie sanders. larry david says he's actually related to bernie, he learned about it when he was doing the show on pbs finding your roots. >> no? >> yeah, they're like third cousins or something. >> now to quincy jones. michael jackson's producer has been awarded
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that lawsuit against jackson's estate. jones claiming that he was cheated out of money and was owed $30 million in royalties from projects released after the pop star's passing. while he didn't get the full amount that he was seeking jones said the lawsuit was never about michael it was about protecting the integrity and legacy of their work. that is your pop start today, guys. >> only one thing left to do. >> the daily clip. >> all right. let's get to the da ly click. the daily of this young man, he is four years old, his name is luke and he has a teddy bear he loves, he named that teddy bear teddy bear and accidentally left him at dallas love field in texas. his mom takes to facebook to file a missing bear report. so soon enough you have all the airport employees trying to track down teddy bear, once they did -- they found the bear, they put the bear to work, there is the tsa stand, teddy bear driving a massive yellow truck, he's visiting t
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he would later fly that plain to l.a. >> unbelievable. >> look at that. >> now here is the great return. thanks to mom's mission, social media, our friends at the airport, teddy bear is back in good hands with little luke and that is your daly click. >> all right, mr. roker. >> teddy is doing weather, i don't have to worry about it. >> finlt spinner. >> that's right. it's called technically the fujiwhara effect named after the japanese scientist who came after it. you have two tropical systems, tropical storm irwin and hurricane hilary. what happens is they get involved with each other, their circulation, they start to orbit each other like a fidget spinner. eventually irwin gets dissolved, taken over by hillary's stronger circulation, hillary dominates but loses the electoral college. then it still has an effect on
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high surf will be kicked up along the southern california border and a risk of rip currents this weekend. rest of the country we are looking at heavy rain from the central mississippi river valley into the mid-atlantic states. heed advisories in the central plains, heavy rain continues in the southwest and out west gorgeous weather plenty o sunshine. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. here at home it's a partly to mostly cloudy start to the day, a little more filtered sunshine across parts of the central virginia. temperatures are already into the low and mid 70s. it will be a warm and humid da i to be outside today. rain chances will be increasing with time. today's high 87, 30% chance of rain, mostly 5:00 or later. the next couple of days a lot of rain, we will be weather alert tomorrow, perhaps even into saturday for 1 to 3 inches of rain. >> if you're heading out don't forget check out out on serious
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today at 2:00 the don and maz show. >> 1:00. >> i'm sorry, 1:00. was that mark? >> yes. >> 1:00. mark. okay. why don't you tease them. go ahead. tell them what's going on. >> all right. what's happening, al. excellent. coming up we will talk breakfast and brows, how to make better food choices and how to get that brow look. >> angry birds.
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. > . [ no audio ] good morning, aaron. we have a trouble spot it's in montgomery county on university boulevard westbound out near amherst boulevard before georgia avenue. we had a crash early in morning. the investigative crew has been requested to the scene and the accident reconstruction crew. you see traffic going the other way that's eastbound university. the flashing lights are westbound. also we had a little bit of activity on the blue and yellow line from metro, unfortunately we had some earlier activity at the pentagon from a broken down train. we will have a look at your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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tonight showers and thunderstorms likely to be furk pushing into the area. before the rain gets here mid to upper 80s today. rain heavy at times likely for tomorrow and that rain will continue on into saturday.
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8:30, thursday morning, 27th of july, 2017. awesome, awesome day on our plaza. great crowd. everybody is so excited. it's like summer then, of course, a little carson daly throw-back. >> full effect with '90s masterpiece, baby got back, 25 years ago. >> wow. >> i like that song. >> the song of the summer. >> a great video. >> it's a great v. >> five weeks at number one on the billboard chart. it's actually the only song that outsold that song that year was whitney
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love you." speaking of great music, tomorrow fitz and the tantrums hits the concert stage. >> it's time to pick somebody. i've got a little bit of a run but it's worth it. >> all the way to eighth street. >> wait for me. this is important. i got the traveling divas here. hi, ladies. question, question, where are you guys from? >> peoria, illinois. >> do you have appear extra shirt for me? trade you a "today" show mug. they are going to get me one. carson, carson, there is a request for that song we just played. crank it on the plaza. get ready. ♪ ♪ >> there's a dance party at this
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"baby got back." the dancing divas. thank you. >> thank you, hoda. >> coming up, when you're in a rush, what do you grab for breakfast. this morning simple swaps for things like muffins and hashed browns with our buddy to give you a healthier boost to start the day. >> plus ants at your picnic, dripping ketchup on your shirt. quick fixes for common summer bummers. >> also show you how to pull off bold and beautiful brow trend or as bobbi calls it angry let's show you -- hello, hi. let's show you what we have for your weekend outlook starting with friday, strong storms mid-atlantic states into the northeast, sunshine in new england and the plains, heat continues in texas, sunny out west. on saturday rain continues along the mid-atlantic into the northeast with some building heat in the pacific northwest, rain through the gulf coast,
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continuing in the mid-atlantic, the july heat builds in the pacific northwest into central california. more wet weather through the southwest. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. the clouds are pretty much locked in, we will see mostly cloudy skies today, still pretty comfortable this morning, 74 in washington, 72 leesburg, lorton 71, clinton 73, frederick. here is all the cloud cover, the rain off to our west, that will be here as we go into tomorrow and part of your weekend. for today mid to upper 80s, late chance of a few isolated thunderstorms, tomorrow it's a weather alert because of heavy rain in the afternoon and evening. some of that continues into saturday. improvements and windylgvs on sunday. >> as we head into the weekend you want to get the weather you need when you need it, tune in to our buddies on the weather channel on cable. savannah. >> all right, al, thank you so much. now new findings that could an
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five out of six americans are prescribed them every year and usually we're told to finish the entire course even if we feel better, but a new study is calling that into question and claiming that overtreatment is just as dangerous as undertreatment. dr. natalie a czar is an nbc news medical contributor. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> this goes against everything we think we know about antibiotics. it. >> it very much is challenging the dogma that shorter courses of antibiotics are inferioinfer. the theme is we have to get away from the fear of undertreating and recognize the home of overtreating. i don't think we need to restate over and over again the big problem with antibiotic existence due to inappropriate use of antibiotics. >> we need to reveal it for bacterial infection. >> let's first separate the idea that you have an acute respiratory infection, it's most likely viral so we only want to be treating for bacterial infections
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your doctor to perform a culture for yyou so you know what bug you're treating and what it's sensitive to. >> there is a long course of antibiotics and a short course. >> the long course of antibiotics is going to be anywhere between 10 to 14 days and a short course could be as little as three to five days. >> i think we have that right here. tell me about that, how do you know what's what? >> the nice thing about this report is they're trying to make this more evidence-based meaning they were able to cite studies that showed, for example, a strep sore throat that kids can do just as well with three to six days as opposed to ten. savannah, with your own children, it's hard to give kids ten days of antibiotics. if we can get away with less that should be the goal. >> how do you know which infection, which -- how do you know which is right for which? >> basically the authors did give us a couple of examples. uti-s, step or sore throat, sr. kind of pneumonia can be treated w s
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longer courses there are some examples of that, tuberculosis and things like that, but i think it's very important especially for the viewers to understand that the messaging is not necessarily just stop the antibiotics when you're feeling better, sometimes people do feel better in the first 24 to 48 hours after taking antibiotics. i know we say this a lot on air but this is definitely one of those situations where you want to communicate with your healthcare provider about the duration of antibiotics therapy. >> do healthcare providers know it? >> and that's the thing. if you are a healthcare provider living in a bubble and driving ten days for everything because it's convention and it's unambiguous, take it until the course is completed, for example, then it's really moving away the guidelines are moving away from that. again, longer term antibiotics you will find interesting out there, parents, kids under the anyone of two or ear infections a longer course is indicated when it's bacterial, people who have tuberc
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underlying infections of the bones and things like that. because there can be ambiguity about when to stop and how long to take, communicate with your dr. >> thank you so much. coming up next how to choose a better breakfast. but first this is "today" on nbc. nbc.
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and we're back with today's food, studies confirm that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. finding healthy foods packed with protein not easy to do. you want it not loaded with sugar and salt and fat. here is the author of "zero belly breakfast." we're going to walk and make good choices. in the summer moving out of the house, hard to find stuff in the morning. >> if you go to restaurants, your average restaurant breakfast meal is 1100 calories. if you can get the right breakfast you can change your life. get essential calories not
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zero belly, that's what it's about, flattening your belly, improving your mood, having energy, restoring health. people lost up to 16 pounds in 14 days but you have to make the right choices. >> if you don't make a smart choice you'll pay for it. >> it's crazy. >> you've got a pot belly. this is why i focus on pot belly breakfast. you go there get sausage, egg, cheddar, it's 800 calories and 1500 milligrams of sodium. so the equivalent of that burning that off. you would basically have to cycle for 20 miles. so maybe over an hour, hour and 20 minutes. she's doing for her yellow jersey. if you're a pot belly, make a smart choice. cover up bad one, go egg and cheese on thin cut, 400
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sodium. >> can you still go on the 20 mile bike ride and do some good day. >> don't go for doughnuts. you're on the go, a puffy cake muffin. the operative word is cake. muffin is like having cake for breakfast. >> right. >> this guy right here is 590 calories and 51 grams of sugar. >> phil wants you to talk quickly. >> phil got the short straw here. he's going to have to do up to 900 burpees. he'll do it in an hur. see it this afternoon. >> what's the smart choice for doughnuts. >> don't do that, bunch of empty calories. instead a wakeup wrap, egg and ham, 200 calories and just one gram of sugar. that is a great way to start the morning. >> phil, you're off the hook. >> 1 gram of sugar. >> eat the
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here we go. si cinnabon. wakes you up. >> how many calories. >> caramel pecan bon. it's 1100 calories and 5 grams of sugar. mandy here has to basically stair climb up to two hours. the equivalent will be go to the top of 30 rock, walk back down and do that four more times. >> what's the equivalent. >> do this. get some coffee. that should be your pick me up, not 75 grams of sugar and sweet churros, 280 calories. 8 grams of sugar. >> it's not good. >> steak fries. >> 1800 calories, 3200 milligrams of sodium. >> how long to run? >> have to do it 2 1/2 hours. >> work that off. >> sorry, greg. >> that looks good. >> get the tuscan scramb
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calories of this. >> okay. >> last one. >> yeah. now, we're going to mcdonald's. we've got the big breakfast, also known as the kitchen sink breakfast. it's got everything, everything. it's 1300 calories, 65 grams of fat. >> oh, my gosh. >> more melissa is going to have to do that for two hours. >> that's impressive. you're doing good. >> or you can just make a smarter choice and, here, get the classic egg mcmuffin, 300 calories. even if you ate four, i'm not saying you should, you wouldn't total the calories. >> what if you took a hashed brown and put it in there, happy medium. >> 420. >> it's great. you're still saving calories. >> still something. >> zero belly breakfast and more smart breakfast choices to do it's there for you. up next, solutions how to get rid of everything, those annoying sustaining to pesky
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we're back after this.
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welcome back, everybody. summer can be fun. that's down sides bug bites and ice cream stains. here with quick and easy fixes to get you back to your best summer ever. elizabeth, we're talking summer bummers. >> summer bummers. turn summer bummers into smiles. >> stains are horrible. we're starting off with chocolate. how do you get it out? >> this is the ching about chocolate, it's enzyme-based, protein-based. you need a cleaner thattes enzyme-based. other things like protein-paced, grass stains, the same thing. anything with fat in it. so basically what you're going to do, first you're going to take some wisk,
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tablespoon to water, two cups of water and a tablespoon. cold water. never rub a stain. never. >> dab it. >> pat, pat, pat. >> pat, pat, pat. >> you're going to let that soak. you can stick that in there and wash. >> all right. >> we do not put it in the drier. always check stains first because the drier will bake it in. >> let's go to barbecue sauce. best way to get it out. >> the best way to do it, again, always cold water first. glycerin is a really good way to -- it's a solvent, buy it at the drugstore. put glycerin on, rinse it in cold water and take one of these cleaners, spray it. again let it sit and wash regular. >> can i ask a question? does this really work? you see things, you try them at hem and they don't work. >> these really work, i promise you. >> ketchup. >> ketchup. basically what you're going to do, rinse it again with cold water.
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solvent like that. rinse it again. you can then use something like hydrogen peroxide, only on white clothes. you need to make sure it's colorfast but it acts as a gentle bleach. you wash it regularly. >> let's talk sunburn. i have heard of a million cures and things to soothe it but never this. >> this has been aloe frozen in an ice krub tray. aloe is cooling but this is double cool. >> feels good. most people do have ac. in the event you don't, things go down. >> i actually don't have ac. i have window units but they are terrible. this is a really good thing to do. >> what should we do? >> you place bowl of water you put some salt in, fill it with ice cubes and turn the fan on. th fan -- i don't know how to turn this one on. there you go. you can turn it on. if you can tilt it up a little bit and raise it so the cold air. >> blo
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>> cold breeze comes across you, definitely cooler. >> that is so smart. bugs are one of those things whenever we eat outside they are everywhere. we have ways to fix that. >> frosted cake, this even works with fried chicken, anything you want to protect. say it's hot but you don't want to steam it. you can take some spaghetti, dried spaghetti and put it in there and it makes a nice tent. it's not going to mess up your whole thing. >> sometimes cakes get ruined when you put saran wraps on them. >> you don't want bugs around you. >> look what she made, a saran wrapped tent. >> another piece, too, it doesn't mess things up. >> i thought this was an old wives tale, cinnamon keeps flies away. >> ants. you can put dried cinnamon or take cinnamon oil like the essence of oil and spray it wherever you get ants. >> odors
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>> if you have an air conditioning unit you can put a drier sheet, open it up where that vent is you can put that and that will make it smell better. garbage cans get really stinky. what you can do, several things, orange or lemon rind down at the bottom, scented cat litter or unused coffee grounds. they absorb odors as well. >> thank you for curing the summer bummers. coming up next, bold brows back in a big way. if you're wondering how to get them but first, "today" on nbc.
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we're back. 8:52. today's style, the season's hottest must have is already on your face, full, fluffy brows back in vogue. so here to help us get the look at any budget is one of our style squad may vens, bobby thomas. >> i'm excited about this. i always am nervous about brows because when you mess them up it's not a good thing. >> thanks to social media everybody is seeing the different techniques. the first thing i want to talk about is micro blading. we have a tape of bethany who is an nyc-based cosmetic tatt
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technique. you will see what she's doing a etching the look of hairs. >> is this permanent? >> it's semi-permanent. >> what does that mean? >> the deeper you go with a tattoo the longer it stays, these are more superficial. you see kelsey's before and after. the results take about three to four weeks to fully heal the area because the scabs will scab up the next day, then it looks realistic and amazing, it looks like real hair. >> how much? >> it starts at $400 to $700 and up, but it lasts for about a year and maybe two years or more. so you just need touch ups around them, but a lot of people say it saves time and it's really changed their routine in the morning. >> how about a little less adventurous. >> if you want something instant this is amazing and it might seem like a gimmick on tv,
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i stamp right here the sponge and you will see on her that i'm literally -- >> it's a stamp. >> it's a stamp. >> this is all you need to do and clean it up. instantly you have this great powder formula. right now i went a little light because i'm doing it backwards, but if she did this at home she can control and use a q-tip and clean it up. >> i also want to show you eyebrow wigs. >> this is the weirdest thing i have heard. >> these aren't new, these are people who have severe issues, al peesh is that or came pair thee treatment. they're real hair and you can use them to get fuller brows, it works best on people with severe hair loss. >> you've lost some hair there. what kind of glue? >> it
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especially for the skin. i've listed a bunch of places that you can get great quality and there is glue removal and more tips and information. >> it looks good, too. thank you. >> thanks to video there has been a lot of viral videos with people using peel off tints. this is from soco glam and dina is here to help us. she does this regularly. this is a tint that lasts five to seven days. you can use a stencil at home, but she's peeling it off and it will leave behind color. >> does it hurt? >> no. >> she told me it doesn't hurt, i do this a lot. this is something you do and it lasted for five to seven days and you can do it again. but you will see her before and after. you don't have to go ahead and fill it in and it leaves behind a really realistic shadow. >> it does. >> if you're going to do this at
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as a guide for your first. also online i've listed a lot of great products, micro pencils that can help you mimic the more permanent micro blagd process. >> this stuff you can get at the drugstore. >> $4 or $8. a very fine pencil. fiber fillers from maybellene and more. >> okay. great. get these on we're back after your local news. bre. >> 8:56 is your time now on this thursday, july 27th, 2017. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. we want to get right to wtop's jack taylor who is following breaking news in montgomery county. jack, what's going on? >> eun, thank you. it's university boulevard westbound, if you head over toward george avenue, the intersection before a amherst avenue and the lanes are blocked
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eastbound. the traffic you see moving is eastbound. the westbound lanes you're basically being turned around. the beltway otherwise we pretty much got out unscathed. inner and outer loop through maryland and virginia your typical delays, but nothing wrong along the way. back to you. >> thank you, jack. we will take a quick break and check your forecast next. bp developed new, industry-leading software to monitor drilling operations in real-time, so our engineers can solve problems with the most precise data at their fingertips.
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and always working to be better. good thursday morning. the clouds are pretty much locked in, we will have the clouds around all day, 76 degrees, currently, but later on we will be right around the mid to upper 80s, mostly cloudy, chance for a few afternoon or evening thunderstorms. tomorrow that's a weather alert day for showers, thunderstorms, heavy rain later in the day lingering into saturday, but clearing for sunday. back to "today."
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this morning on "today's take," christmas in july, mariah carey's new movie and we've got a sneak peek. then throw-back thursday fun with emmy winner mandyatinkin. welcome to "today" july 27, 2016. you are listening to american country love song by jake owen. >> who doesn't like a country love song. >> everybody likes a country love song. i just digress for a moment. your father-in-law is i
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town. >> yes. good morning. >> you made a magnificent meal for him. >> what did you make? >> what did i make, al? >> a great array of sides, plantain, because he's from africa. i love that. you made rice. >> i don't understand. >> but the entre. tell them about the entre. >> my father-in-law is in town and i feel obligated to cook a meal. you guys know, it was a lot of pressure. so i ran to this little place by our house. there is a buffet place and i got a bunch of chicken. >> great chicken. >> i made the sides. i told al i felt guilty because i wanted to be like, by the way -- he was like this is so good. >> did you ever tell them. >> i stumbled through it. no. >> if it makes you feel better. i once did that. it was mila's first thanksgiving, i was overwhelmed but still
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thanksgiving. i got whole foods to do it. >> the whole thing. >> i made brussel sprouts and a pie. >> they were like, this is so great. henry was about to say it. >> all you have to do is say thank you. >> i was like, well, i got that from this. >> i said thank you. i acted as if that turkey came straight from my oven. >> you don't have to say anything, thank you. say, you're welcome. >> mila like the song? hello, mila. it's take your daughter to workday. little mila is here. >> who do you see on tv? >> she's looking at herself? >> who is that, mila. >> mila, do you like "moana"? is it your favorite movie? >> so cute. >> for one my husband may kill me. he's like, where is mila? i had to shoot late,
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been around as much as i could. mila was using the bathroom right by the door. she actually scares me. this is one of my pet peeves with children is pop out. >> that's how they come in. that's how the whole thing starts. hello. >> keep going. >> that's true. she said, mommy, i always have wanted to go to work with you. will you take me to work today? i was like, no, i can't. i have all this stuff. she said, please. how do you say no to that face. >> some of our best memories are going to work with our parents. i remember my grandfather, uncle were physicians, my mom worked in their office. in the back they had highlights magazines. >> the magazine of our generation. >> hang out at the office. >> that weird wooden puppet. >> myid
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highlights. >> cross words. >> anyway, i'm happy i've done it. i'll say, i don't know what's doing on. we've arranged a play day. she sees savannah and runs straight to her. >> she was in our morning meeting. >> she's had a lot of lollipops. we took a picture as if she was a "today" anchor. >> she's everywhere. >> there you are again. >> i told jenna, when mila walked in, she has this burst of children joy, positivity. >> we have a new motto. >> there you go. >> i was complaining to someone adam miller, one of our bosses. i like to complain to him because i feel like i can. she goes, mommy, talka, talka. >> when you guys are going at it, i think talka, talka. >> this was pretty good. >> by the way, speaking of talka, talka, which is what we
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call a dad joke, talka, talka. >> we asked you to send us a few favorites. we've got i think five. we're going to hear the dad of the group. >> this is a guy named rob. i asked my dad for his best dad jokes and he said you. >> that's mean. >> sounds like something your dad would say. >> i don't like the mean jokes. >> jordan bishop, every time i stubbed my toe as a kid, my dad would ask if he should call a tow truck. >> every single time. >> shawn, i used to hate facial hair, but then it grew on me. this one, this is amy michelle finch. she said we were going out to dinner and my dad kept saying, we have reservations but we're going anyway. christopher -- that's right. did you hear about the wedding between the two antennas. the con
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reception was amazing. >> i like that one. >> there you go. >> my grandpa is the king of jokes. he loves jokes. he was on a chain with all of his pals for jokes. he had this one -- he still says them. he still loves to say them and we laugh. >> that's what we do, take the same joke and run it into the ground. >> you hear about the dirty shirt? it's one on you. hear the one about the airplane? >> no. >> don't worry about it, it's way over your head. >> man, you're good, jenna. >> i don't know. i forgot about them. they are grandpa jokes. >> rodney dangerfield, i told my dad, hey, everybody hates me. he said, that's not possible. you haven't met everybody yet. thank you, thank you. crickets. i told my dad, i'm running around in circles. he nailed my other foot to the floor. what's better than mariah carey and christmas.
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my two favorite combos. i have to say my favorite mariah carey song is "all i want for christmas is you ♪ >> something like that. >> how does it go? ♪ all i want for christmas -- ♪ >> all you did was snap. >> snapping makes it a little different song. >> right now somewhere mariah carey is cringing. >> sorry mariah. >> she tweeted on twitter she's got a new christmas song coming out for the holiday season and animated film called "the star." >> that's a big deal. the trailer highlights the celebrity a list. wait until you see the people in the movie. see if you recognize the voices. take a look. >> for century, one story has touched the lives of people across the world. this holiday season you're invited to discover the
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the first christmas from an entirely new perspective. >> hang on. >> cyrus -- >> i expected a left turn. >> these guys are lost. >> that's it. i'm fighting through the rain. >> you've got tracy morgan, tyler perry and oprah as camels. kelly clarkson is a donkey, kristen chenoweth is a mouse. >> when i hear those names, and with mariah carey, who is not an animal but she does sing a song, it makes me think it's going to be a musical. kristen chenoweth, kelly clarkson. >> do we hear them singing? >> is it a musical, guys? >> nobody knows. the question is, mila, is that a film you'd like to see? two thumbs-up or one thumbs-up. >> one. >> two. >> there you go. >> that is the target audience. >> she has a lollipop in
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>> going to be a hit. >> why don't we do a double-date and bring our kids. >> to heck with me. >> do you want to come with all of our children to the theater. >> sure, because my kids won't go see it. >> you know what, mila calls him pop pop. >> which is what my kids used to call my dad. >> we'll do a field trip. >> nine months ago the chicago cubs won world series on november 2nd. the "chicago tribune" says hospitals there are reporting a spike in the number of births. >> isn't that funny. >> uh-huh. >> i guess doctors are hearing anecdotally that the babies were conceived during cubs playoffs. there was a lot of -- july 26th, it's exactly 38 weeks as it is after game seven. >> the playoffs went well. >> come on. by the way -- ♪
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>> i was snapping. >> i was afraid we were going to get into another thing because mila is here. swinging a lot of bats. is that not dirty? >> it was -- >> it wasn't until now. you two move on without pointing it out. sorry. >> it's okay. >> i'll tell you -- >> wait, go back to another dad joke. >> no, not right now. wait until you see the viral videos. we've got ba
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>> it's unusual. dada is easy to say. >> after we gave birth to the babies and breast-fed them and they can't even say mama. >> do you know what i'm saying, mila. can you say mama? >> do you want to know one of the reasons i brought her to work, too, selfishly, she said to me sometimes daddy does everything and mommy does nothing. my husband was there and he was like, mila why would you say that? she was like mommy doesn't go to work, daddy goes to work. mila, do you think mommy works? >> no. >> no? what do you think i'm doing here? >> playing with your friends. >> she's obviously watched the show. >> she said what are you doing. >> that leads us to our first video showing baby millie mche will voi's first words. take a look. >> batman. >> that was
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>> wait, but -- >> batman. >> was that really millie's first word? >> dad michael told us he is a big comic book fan and thinks millie picked this up from watching the old adam west batman episodes. >> if you have grand babies you could have batman be their first word. you could do that. >> i could work on that. >> this is baby brach who just loves paint swatches, i'm not sure what that means. >> oh, look at the colors. oh, eggshell. oh, oh. >> let's do that one. >> bird's egg. >> millennial pink. >> oh, i got another one. all right, dad, let's go to the wallpaper. >> do you know what's so funny is there is not even any sound and it's gone viral. >> i just love his face. >> that face is fantastic. >> finally baby levi was at the utah zoo and was totally
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in the enclosure behind him. >> oh, my gosh, wait. wait. >> look at this. >> does that not square any of you? >> well, they're behind the thing. >> what's everybody looking at? oh, they're smiling at me. >> that's funny. >> not even phased. >> wow. >> that was cute. >> i love a baby video. >> by the way, the work we do is very important. baby videos and dad jokes. >> why would mila think we're doing nothing? >> i have no idea. >> let's show you the weather and see what's happening. we do have some heavy showers and thunderstorms firing up in the midsection of the country and that severe weather is going to be moving to the east. in fact, we are going to be looking at a risk of severe storms today stretching from oklahoma city all the way to skin ekt me, new york. this is a slight risk but tomorrow we have a stronger risk coming from the delmarva
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atlanta, knoxville almost up to southern new jersey. heavy rain upwards of six inches in some spots could cause some urban flooding. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening -- batman -- in your neck of the woods. >> kind of a cloudy start to the day around here. temperatures are in the 70s now. we should make it up into the mid 80s by a little bit later on today. highs right around 85 to 87 degrees. chance for rain does increase with time so keep that in mind as you're making your plans. if you're wondering about the weekend we have big concerns for your saturday, rain heaviest in the morning in on saturday but showery weather likely to continue through saturday night. with in i luck we will get the showers to stop about 8:00 sunday morning. >> that's your latest weather skroo up next, ever polished off a pint of ice cream in one sitting? well, our portion teller, get it, madeline is going to give you the scoop on serving sizes to help you lose weight. another dad wrote this. you lose
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is our portion teller. get it? she's going to set the record straight on some of your favorite snacks. you're going to play a game. >> we all like to eat, want to be healthy eaters. part of it is knowing the right portions. there are really no bad foods, just bad portions. first let's start with ice cream, jump right in. what i want you to do is scoop out what you think is one portion. >> to be honest. >> a serving size. then i i'll show you. >> i want it to be this but i believe it's this. >> would you like some of this? >> let's see what it is. a half cup serving. you underestimated this. this is about 150 calories, a half cup. this is about a kiddie cone or small size. avoid filling up the waffle cone and these kinds of things. >> don't fill up waffle cone sthf the problem is putting it in
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i find myself -- mila. okay. >> you get the hang of this. >> okay. >> ice cream early in the morning. >> good helper. >> now onto potato salad. >> this is a side dish, scoop out one serving, what's one portion of potato salad. >> okay. >> this is totally normal. >> i am so sorry. >> good ice cream. you like that? >> half a cup. >> half a cup is half a cup. >> let's see what half a cup is. you guys are underestimating. >> you know what we're doing, we're eating clean in 2017. >> so half a cup, that's about 180 calories. you don't have to look at the serving on a package of one cup, just take whatever you want. a half a cup is good. >> here is s
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want. chips. we have kettle chips. scoop out what you think is one portion. just grab that. what do you think is one serving of chips. >> i think this is about right. >> about 15 chips. >> you're really pretty good about this. >> we know, we're just not doing it. >> this is not the starter portion, this is the portion. >> guacamole, who doesn't like to dip anything into it. >> i love guacamole so much. mila, here is guac. >> to be honest, i think you can eat more guacamole because it's lower cal. >> two tablespoons. if you want more, mix it with salsa. this is a lot. >> finish with a quick margarita. >> quick margarita. that is a serving? >> no. >> you think a serving is -- you're pretty close. you're not filling up. about 400 calories. >> for more on portion size head
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aveeno® "naturally beautiful results®" news break. >> good morning, everyone, it's 9:26 on this thursday, july 27th, i'm molette green. we now know the identity of the person found dead near a dumpster behind a cvs pharmacy in warrenton virginia. the victim has been identified as rex olsen. police say he was the manager of the pharmacy. the medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death. today the intense two year debate over changing the name of jeb stewart high school could come to an end. the high school was named in honor of a confederate general. the fairfax county school board will vote on whether to change the name. if the name is changed it will
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mandy patinkin has appeared in 60 movies. one will live in history, the beloved 1987 movie "the princess bride." >> mandy won emmy for playing hot shot surgeon in tv series "chicago hope" and currently nominated for emmy in "homeland." >> also a tony winner. what can he not do. set to make a return to the musical musical starring as pierre. >> pierre. >> this is a big role and one that we've been told takes months to prepare for and you've had several
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weeks so far. i have two more weeks and wish me luck. it's truly an ensemble piece, that is what attracted me to it. choral sounds. i went to see josh groban and flipped over my friend's direction rachel, which i had seen it four years ago. but when the change when they did it on broadway and the music, i wanted to be around. >> have you ever been in anything like this, it not only surrounds the actors but the actors surround the audience. >> right. >> part of the audience is part of the show. >> i have not been in anything like this. i have not been in this yet. i will let you know. >> then we should mention you have to prepare for season seven of "homeland." >> just as i start doing the performances, i will probably be receiving the first scripts for season seven of "homeland" and i'll go home after the show and start burning those into my teeny brain. >> people are screaming at the tv if i don't ask. >> sure. i can tell you, basically --
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>> what? >> can you hear what i said. >> say it again. >> i can't say it twice. the lip-readers at home. >> you have done, as we said, "the princess bride," which was the first movie i ever saw in a theater, by the way. you also started, i think when you were 17 years old. we have a roll from your past. >> oh, my god. >> right. teen angel, after the old malt shop closes i come out here where i had my last date with betty lou in '57. never had shows like this. in them days if a guy let on he was even thinking about that -- >> it's amazing i haven't aged at all. >> you were 17. >> some sort of scientific study. >> how have you not aged? >> i don't know. i guess it's what i eat, a lot of blueberries.
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princess bride." >> yes, sir. >> when you were doing this, did you have any idea your role would be this iconic role that people must still come up to you and ask you to do the line? >> every day somebody mentions it in some form or another. i had no idea. just went to work, did the job. one of those jobs you felt like you should pay them. working around billy crystal, rob reiner, these incredible people. the only injury i got was off camera when billy crystal was doing 13th century jokes asmir cal max and i had to be off camera and not laugh. rob reiner left the room sow wouldn't ruin the soundtrack. i bruised a rib trying not to laugh. >> how fun was that job? >> it's become -- you don't think about that, something like that, that that's possible. >> what are you most looking forward to in the show? >>
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first and foremost knowing my words. having fun, the wonderful energy of it. it made me feel like when i was a kid growing up in the south side of chicago and youth theater, that kind of energy i saw at the mosaic theater that did a piece from detroit, inner city kids, the kind of energy it brings. >> the 15th of august. >> be there. come to new york. see this man. all right. mandy, always good to see you. >> good to see you. >> up next, don't let summer slip by without throwing a big old bash. we're going to mate easy for you, everything from invites to food and games i make it easy to save $600 on car insurance, so being cool comes naturally. hmm. i can't decide if this place is swag or bling. it's pretzels. word. ladies, you know when you switch,
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with piggy banks. >> what we've been talking about. >> have fun with the table-scape. i love cowboys. get kids involved, have them paint vegetable cans, wild flowers or from the garden. this is really fabric from fabric store, gingham, burlap. mason jar rings for napkin holders. >> cute. i like it. >> entertaining, the food. >> everybody loves food. worms are definitely invited at a backyard bash. this gummy punch. you make it in advance filling a tin with juice and gummy worms. at it. punch for
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>> keeps the punch cold. >> seems like a good halloween trick. >> pigs in a planningette. >> -- blanket. >> who doesn't love pigs in a blanket. make them look like rocket ships. twist them. like normal pig in a blanket. you've got your self a rocket. >> did you make that one? >> roll up the dough. what do we have here. >> go ahead and start. >> sure. why don't you start. >> backyard dirt. make your own dirt. this the kind of dirt you can eat. make it with a package of cream cheese, 3 1/2 cups of milk, crushed oreos and pudding. go ahead and chill that, mix and chill it. >> a science experiment. >> this is super fun now speaking of dirt. make your own home made volcanoes. put a little baking soda in here
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this is a little bit of a science experiment. it's ultimate mud pie. make it with dirt. i used potting soil. we're going to add a little bit of vinegar and watch it explode. >> three, two, one! >> here we go. >> wow. >> that's really cool. >> so fun. that keeps the kids occupied. >> these are great. another science experiment that turned fun. lava lamps. all you need is vegetable oyola cup of water, fill with vegetable oil, alka-seltzer. >> you know what a lava lamp is? >> until the top comes off. >> exactly? >> what next. >> you don't need to invest in expensive lawn toys, retired vegetable cans. take a shot and make carnival games. doesn't cost you much. let's see who is a
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whoa! >> very close. >> you didn't throw away your shot. very nice. >> do you remember concentration, the game. make your own memory. >> take turns trying to find matches. the one with the most matches wins. >> so much fun. thank you so much, donna. let's take a look at the weekend outlook, see what your weather is like to have your big party. tomorrow along the mid-atlantic coast and the ohio river valley not so great, plenty of sunshine in the northeast to start and then it kind of goes downhill. sunny skies through the plains, heat continues, texas. look for sunshine out west. saturday rain and wind a real mess, the mid-atlantic states into the northeast. wet weather through the gulf, monsoonal moisture continues in the southwest, building heat in the pacific northwest. sunday, sunday coastal rain right along the mid-atlantic
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sunshine returns to new england, great lakes on into the gulf coast. maybe hit or miss thunderstorms through the southwest. out west, boy, 88 degrees in portland for -- on sunday, 81 in l.a. with sunshine. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. well, the clouds are still locked in, temperatures 76 degrees, expect the clouds to hang around today and that south wind will make us a little warmer and more humid today, too. most of the area now mid to low 70s, we are not seeing many 60s on the map anymore so we are warming up, but here is all the cloud cover. we will stay dry for most of the day, way off to our west that's going to be our next weather system for tomorrow. late to today we could see a couple thunderstorms, tomorrow we're looking at widespread showers and storms, some linger into your saturday. coming up next we are celebrating national intern appreciation day. we're going to find out who knows their way around these halls better, the interns or sheinelle and jenna.
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day, ceo of intern placement company way up. why did you start this day? >> we connect college students and recent grads with internships. we believe they are vital contributors to the organizations they work for. why not create national intern day to put the spotlight on them. >> we're pretty excited about this. we're going to put jenna and sheinelle to the test to see if they can keep up with our superstar interns in a little relay race. joining us down today, we have team "today," blue team, jenna and sheinelle. >> we may be older but we are fa faster. >> okay. >> team intern, the red team, conner and mackenzie. we'll walk you through the course which is based on actual duties our interns are responsible for. first, you're doing to have to assemble "today's" scripts.
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room. >> okay. got it. >> so are you ready? >> hold on. hold on. make your way upstairs where you'll help kathie lee and hoda get ready for their show. you'll make your way into studio 1a where you'll help our producers with celebrity research, tidy up our supply closets and finally celebrate by digging through a cake with fellow interns for the prize. first team to the end wins. first pick up the clue from the station to lead you to the next challenge. are you ready? on the mark, get set, go! >> thank you. >> you're cheating. >> wrong person. >> sheinelle, i have it. >> i got the card. >> you dropped it.
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>> all set. >> okay. >>. >> jenna. >> okay. look out. you've got to match up the person. all right. >> okay. >> friends. >> "big bang theory." wait. which one is on the big bank theory. >> have you to match the star. >> which one on the big bank theory. >> nobody on the b"big bang theor theory". >> nobody on "the big bang theory." >> come on. you're behind. now you've got to organize. you've got to organize this. not that one. that one. there you go. okay. you're very close. you have to dig throu
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the prize. have you to dig through, find the prize. there's a metal in there. all right. >> "today" interns win. that's fantastic. give everybody a big hug. liz, thank you very much. we want to thank our interns and all the interns out there who keep america running. >> we're back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc. >> thank you, in te
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this is a "news 4 today" news break. good morning, it's 9:57 on this thursday, july 27th, i'm molette green. fairfax county police are looking for a man who stabbed a woman. it happened on a path about an hour ago near vaden drive in fairfax. police say the victim asked someone nearby for help to flagged down officers. she was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. let's get a check now on your forecast with steam te
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meet jest sheena parveen. >> good morning. today we will keep those clouds in the forecast, not a very sunny day at all, we will have a slight chance for a few thunderstorms later on. 87 for a high. tomorrow, though, cloudy, mainly dry in the morning, but then we will see scattered showers and thunderstorms more likely the second half of the day, those are the ones that will be heavy. weather alert for tomorrow and into saturday the rain will linger. sunday we're looking at some clearing taking place, but it does get windy. then we go into next week and we have a pretty good dry stretch with temperatures back around 90. coming up on news 4 midday justin finch with the latest on the body found near the vvs pharmacy. s pharmacy. cvs pharmacy. looking for balance in your digestive system? try align probiotic. for a non-stop, sweet treat goodness, hold on to your tiara kind of day. get 24/7 digestive support, with align.
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it's hot pink in the studio today. >> we decided to turn it on. >> july 27th call the "still got time." known by just zane now. >> everybody's going by just the first name. >> all you need is hoda! >> oh, okay. >> because nobody can spell the last one. buy a vowel. get a real last name. so we have our fabulous, everybody loves this, in the t


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