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good morning. the politics are misconduct. democratic senator al franken and republican senate candidate roy moore both embroiled in controversies over their alleged misbehavior. franken, apologetic, moore, defiant. >> i'll quit standing when they put me in that box and lay me in the ground. and massive fire rips through a senior community in philadelphia. at least 20 people injured. we're on the scene where that fire is still smoldering. speaking out the dangerous mental patient who made a danger
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making it all the way to california before being captured tells his story. >> something pretty risky and gutsy. >> this morning, the one burning question he wouldn't answer. those stories plus growing outrage over allowing elephant trophies into the u.s., and ben affleck talks scandals in studio 1a. and country music's king and queen, tim mcgraw and faith hill are taking over our plaza for a concert, today, november 17, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. country music's king and queen. pretty good. >> i know. >> i thought we
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>> we felt that way, but this is the real deal and can't wait to hear tim and faith out on our plaza. >> that's later on. start on a friday morning with the top story. the wave of harassment scandals across the country reaching capitol hill. democratic senator al franken apologizing amidst troubling allegations against him. while in alabama, senate candidate roy moore is lashing out at the women accusing him of misconduct. and we have it all with kasie hunt on capitol hill. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. sexual harassment scandals have engulfed hollywood and the media and now it's come to capitol hill. senator al franken facing allegations before a senator he forcibly groped and kiss add woman, and now she's speaking out. this morning, the outcry over sexual harassment reverberating in the halls of congress. >> i've been wanting to tell this story for ten years because i was angry
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>> reporter: angry at senator al franken he/s en who she says fo groped and kissed her when on tour with the uso. >> it was really fast and it was really wet and it was slimy, in my mind i called him fish lips the rest of the trip. >> reporter: at the time tweeden was a model and he was a comedian for "snl." >> i guess you could say i have no talent. >> you have clent. >> acting talent, al. >> reporter: and these pictures taken on a transport plane while she was asleep. >> i was on a tour with a beautiful woman named leeann tweed's. >> reporter: at first called it a joke and later apologized saying i don't know what wa in my head when i took that
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and it doesn't matter. there's no excuse. i look at it now and feel disgusted with myself. it isn't funny, it's completely misappropriate. >> it's unacceptable behavior. >> we'll see exactly what they find. >> reporter: other high-profile women in politics say this isn't a -- >> have you ever faced this as a politician? >> i think a lot of people know i'm packing so i don't think there's a lot of people who would necessarily mess with me, and i don't mean to be lighthearted about it, because it's a serious issue. >> women freed to need to be trh respect. >> reporter: and this senator believes bill clinton should have resigned amp having an affair with monica lewinsky 20 years ago. >> i think that's the appropriate response and things have changed
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circumstances, a very different reaction. >> reporter: and believes in this political climate the nation should focus on the allegations against tpresident trump as well. overnight president trump tweeted about al franken saying the picture was really bad. speaks 1,000 words, where we his hands in picture 2, 3, 4, 5 and while she sleeps? now, the president has been silent about roy moore. the republican nominee more senate in alabama, who, of course, is facing his own scandal. matt, savannah? >> kasie, thank you very much. >> and there are new signs the scandal may be taking a toll on that embattled senate candidate. a new poll showing he is losing even more ground in the race. nbc's gabe gutierrez it in montgomery this morning. good morning. >> repo:
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planned next month, despite calls to delay it. now in a television interview, one woman says she felt humiliated when he groped h ed >> they're not only untrue but have no evidence to support them. >> reporter: surrounded by more than a dozen religious leaders from across the country, he vowed to fight. >> i have taken a stand in the past. i'll take a stand in the future and i'll quit standing when they lay me in that box and put me in the ground. >> reporter: still, a new fox poll shows moore trailing democrat doug jones. >> much more credible than the denials he's made. >> reporter: allegations from at least nine women ranging from inappropriate flirting
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sickening. >> reporter: tina johnss says moore groped her at his law office in 1991 when she was 28 and looking to settle a child custody case. >> he was real flirtatious, coming on -- the whole time. we eventually got up to leave and as we did, he grabbed my behind. hard. >> reporter: becky gray, then 22, says she worked at the mall in gadsden, alabama and complained to her manager when moore kept asking her out. >> it always seemed a little creepy to me because he was so much older and why would someone that age be hanging out at the mall? >> reporter: should roy moore resign, president trump. >> reporter: while president trump has publicly spoke out about moore, the white house says he believes if the claims are true, should drop out. >> the president believes these allegations are very troubling and should be taken seriously and he thinks that
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on who their next senator should be. >> reporter: the alabama gop saying he deserves to be presumed innocent of the accusations unless proven otherwise. >> this media and you people are sick, and you desperately need the jesus that he knows, but you're a disgrace. >> he stands for what he believes in. he stands for morality. he stands for the lord, he stands for this nation. >> reporter: later today, a group of women who support roy moore is expected to gather here at the state capitol. his wife is also expected to speak out in his defense. matt and savannah? >> gabe, thank you. one other note. megyn kelly will have an exclusive live interview with tina johnss one of the accusers you saw in this case. and breaking news overnight in pennsylvania. looking live at what remains of a senior living community near philadelphia after a devastating fire overnight. the intense flames forcing residents into the street, and in
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>> reporter: this morning, fire officials in pennsylvania are investigating what caused a massive blaze to tear through a senior citizens facility thursday. overnight, flames ripping through the barkley friends senior living community in westchester, 30 miles west of philadelphia. >> multiple calls reporting flames from the roof. advising the entire building is on fire in the rear. >> i live less than a mile from here and when i looked out the window it looks like a sunset, and that's how big the blaze was going at that point. >> reporter: the flames ferocious and spreading quickly to multiple building forcing employees to rush through residents' rooms frantically working to get everyone out alive. >> emergency personnel relocated residents to several locations and are working to connect the residents with their families. >> reporter: video captured by news helicopter shows dozens of residents lining the street outside, wrapped in blankets in the bitter cold while emergency personnel work to
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medical help. >> we're working on additional ems. i don't think we need anymore fire. >> reporter: neighbors scramble to the scene jumping in to help get seniors out of harm's way, pushing them in wheelchairs away from the fire, and transporting hem to temporary shelters. >> i called a friend of mine said bring coffee, blank itets, water. i jumped in the car. >> reporter: philadelphia, pennsylvania. lots nor get to including the president's promise to deliver the most sweeping tax overhaul ever. it cleared a big hurdle in the house. kristen welker has more and the next steps. good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. that's right. president trump is ending the week with a big victory under his belt. the house passed its version of tax reform, but the biggest hurdle remains in the senate where the tax overhaul is facing a very uncertain future. this morning, new momentum for republicans. >> the bill is passed. >
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passed its version of tax reform. a bill that would cut taxes by more than 1.4 trillion dollars over ten years, slash the corporate tax rate to 20% from 35% and reduce the number of tax brackets. >> this is about giving hard working taxpayer bigger paychecks. >> reporter: the president at the capitol rallying republicans before the vote. the white house insisting he is on the front lines in the fight. >> he's very engaged in this process. we're looking forward to seeing the same results come out of the senate when they pass the bill. >> reporter: but the hurdles in the senate are steep, after republicans inserted a provision appealing the obamacare individual mandate. another obstacle, the bill's possible impact on the middle class with a new congressional report estimating the legislation would raise the average tax rate for those making between $10,000 and $30,000 in 2021 and on all income groups making under $75,000 in
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democratic senator sharon brown and republican orrin hatch breaking into a shouting match over whether the bill will hurt the middle class. >> we do attack -- >> order! >> wait. >> order! >> and over and over again. how many times do we do this before we learn -- >> what you said was not right. that's all i'm saying. i come from the lower middle class originally. we didn't have anything. so don't -- spew that stuff on me. i'm getting a little tired of that crap. >> reporter: republican senator ron johnson says on this bill he's a no. >> get it fixed and vote for pro growth tax reform. >> reporter: president trump said his own tax plan won't benefit him. >> and it's not good for me. believe me. >> reporter: yet an nbc news analysis shows it would be good for the president and his family based on mr. trump's tax return under the house bill, mr. trump could save more than $20 million
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himself, and his heirs, $1.1 billion, and this morning, one of those family members, son-in-law and white house senior advisers jared kushner again in the spotlight after the bipartisan leaders of the senate judiciary committee sent a letter to kushner's attorney saying his legal team failed to turn overdocuments they asked for last month. of interest, september 2016 e-mails forwarded by kushner to another campaign official. topics including wikileaks and a russian backdoor overture and dinner invite. in a statement kushner's attorney says they have been responsive to all requests and will continue to cooperate. and this morning, president trump is trying to keep the focus on the tax battle tweeting if democrat was not such obstructionists and understood the power of lower taxes we would be able to get many of their ideas into the bill. the reality, while the president tried to win over red state democrats for his tax plan,
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makes it a lot tougher. >> kristen welker at the white house, thank you. turning to an nbc news investigation. richard engel has been looking into president trump's business interests overseas. in particular, a building in panama that insiders and a prosecutor say attracted some dirty money. richard's in panama city this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. i'm in panama city to talk about an investigation we've been working on in conjunction with reuters for months. that building behind me. the trump ocean club panama city. the president doesn't own the building. he just licenses his name and has been paid millions for that, but our reporting shows that the building, like others in panama city, has been a magnet for suspicious business activity. trump ocean club source over the pacific and panama city and also where criminals from russian gangsters
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latin america drug cartels were able to hide their cash. this man was one of the tower's main brokers. >> you were coming in with hundreds of buyers? >> hundreds of buyers, yes. >> reporter: did the trump organization want to know who these buyers were? where the money was coming from? >> no. not that i am aware. no, no. not at all. >> reporter: he is now a fugitive wanted for fraud. we agreed to disguise his appearance, because he said he feared for his safety. he says that he sold units no questions asked to buyers including davide guzman, in custody in the united states, convicted of laundering millions of dollars for mexican drug cartels. ivanka trump he says was involved in the panama project although not directly in sales. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> hello. i'm ivanka trump. >> reporter: she's featured in its promotion. our investigation revealed several of his brokers and buyers also had ties to russian
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documents from panama's public record office show that units were bought through anonymous shell companies hiding who owned what, and that a former panamanian prosecutor who investigated the building told us drew in people with a criminal history. this man is the co-founder of anti-corruption group global witness. its report is out today. >> any responsible businessman should want to know who their clients are and where the money's coming from. if that businessman is now the president of the united states, this is a matter of public interest. >> reporter: in a statement the trump organization said in part, the trump organization was not the owner, developer or seller of the trump ocean club panama project, and that the organization had no relationship with ventura or knowledge of allegations against him. we asked ivanka trump for comment but her team referred us back to the statement.
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of you with president trump? >> yes, that's correct. that's mar-a-lago, yes, yes. >> reporter: so you were a guest at the party, they hosted you at mar-a-lago. >> yes, there was a lot of people but i was one of them. >> reporter: the trump organization is distancing itself from a project that earned it millions but involved a dubious cast of characters. financial documents show the president is still making money from the building. the trump organization says that since it was only involved in a licensing agreement, doesn't own the building it can't be held responsible for what happened here, but legal experts we've spoke to say that might not be the case. if a company deliberately turns a blind eye to potential illegal activity or doesn't do due diligence when operating in a high-risk environment like panama that could be enough to raise a case. back to you. >> richard engel, thank you. by the way, you can see the complete report tonight on "on assignment" at 9:00 eastern on msnbc.
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roker, telling us important stuff this week. >> thank you very much. our crew was amazing, and the human spirit from all of these folks was just awe-inspiring. right now we want to show you what's coming across the country. right now making its way from the plains today, rain through the midwest, light snow for the great lakes. for saturday, we look for heavier showers and thunderstorms. chicago to cleveland. sunday, it's into the northeast and new england and then pulls away. rainfall amounts generally one to three inches from indiana on into western pennsylvania and lake-effect snow setting up. in fact, some areas along the tug hill plateau, between rochester and watertown could see six inches of snow or more. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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good friday morning. it is feeling like the 30s with that breeze. sunny kwai skies, though. 43 in the districts. feels like 38 degrees. look at rest of the area. current temperature, in the 30s, though actual temperatures not factoring in the wind. 37 leesburg. 38 in quantico. clinton, temperature's 40 but feels like 30s. rain moving in late saturday. sunday will be blustery and then dry into thanksgiving. >> and that's your latest >> that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thank you. coming up, jailhouse interview. the dangerous mental patient captured in california amp escaping from a psychiatric hospital in hawaii, speaking ou
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then we talk to ben affleck about the impact of the harvey weinstein scandal on hollywood and talk about a new blockbuster "justice league" out today. but first, this is "today" on nbc. what if we could keep more amof what we earn?d. trillions of dollars going back to taxpayers. who could possibly be against that? well, the national debt is $20 trillion. as we keep adding to it, guess who pays the bill?
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books, not the faith. and check on the first 4 traffic. good morning melissa. >> good morning. the beltway looking good. slowdowns here on the top of the beltway outer loop approaching colesville road. still slow on 95 northbound there in virginia. northbound near quantico, left count side, a crash. and near pinnacle ridge drive that crash finally cleared. lanes open and swing smmill, stk in the middle of the road. >> a check of your forecast is next. stay with us.
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♪ goo good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." it's 7:30 and it is friday morning. >> sounds good. a check of the headlines and start with the new scandal rocking washington this morning. >> i've been wanting to tell this story for ten years, because i was angry about it. >> franken under fire. the democratic senator apologizes after being accused of kissing and groping a former model on a 2006 overseas trip. >> stuck his tongue in my mouth so fast. >> lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and even the senator himself called for an ethics investigation. >> appropriately handle this. this is unacceptable behavior. >> we'll see exactly what they
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looked like a sunset. >> at least 20 people injured in a five-alarm fire at a senior living community outside philadelphia. flames shooting from roofs and windows, spreading to nearby buildings. the cause, still unknown. bad buckeye behavior. ohio state university is a spekds suspends activities amid multiple hazing and alcohol-related investigations at the school. it's electric. elon musk unveils the automaker's first semielectric tractor trailer and what he calls the fastest car in the world. and out of africa -- the nigerian women's bobsled team qualifies for the olympics. the first athlete from that nation to ever make it to the winter games. today friday, november 17, 2017. >> a feature story! >> we may be spending time in the coming months. >> feature story, feat
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now a new jailhouse interview with a mental patient who escaped from that hospital in hawaii. now behind bars in california. and he's speaking out. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer has the story. good morning. >> reporter: the man police call a dangerous predator was able to simply walkway from that mental hospital in oahu. made it all the way to northern california where from jail he tells our affiliate kcra he just wanted a chance to prove himself. >> decided to run away and come to the mainland and to live as long as i can on the money that i had. >> reporter: awaiting extradition near sacramento, california, randall saito, the man please call a violent psychopath on why he fled his mental hospital for a shot at freedom. >> they won't give me a chance. they're not going to -- i have to do something pretty ritzy and gutsy to prove to these guys that i can
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>> reporter: saito called a dangerous predator was arrested wednesday, ending a massive four-day manhunt triggered in hawaii. investigators say he simply walked away from the psych hospital sunday, where he was treated for 36 years. >> are you going to work? >> reporter: a mile from the hospital, saito hailed this cab and is seen rummaging through a backpack that contained a cell phone. investigators say he paid in cash, then covered the cost of two flights to san jose, california using a fake i.d. captured with $7,000 in cash on him, his escape was well planned and financed. >> did you have help? >> um -- [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: after the gruesome 1979 murder of sandra yam shero, saito was found not guilty by
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as a sadist necrophiliac or fantasized about killing women. in 2013, this hospital assessment listed him as low risk for engaging in violent behaviors, but authorities say he fits the profile of a serial killer. >> he still has that ability or inherent ability to commit nor murder. >> i've always accepted culpability for what i did and i believe, i believe that the family, the family i offended have every right to take my life in response to what i did to their family member. >> reporter: hawaii state director of health says the escape was a result of a major breakdown in safety protocol. seven employees at the hospital have been suspended without pay pending an investigation. savannah? >> miguel, thank. also this morning, the controversy is growing over a decision by the trump administration to lift the ban on importing
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elephant hunts in certain parts of africa. nbc's tom costello has more. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. some of the world's most beautiful animals, but elephants, of course, are also big prizes with central africa, losing over 60% of its elephant population in just a decade, sometimes as many as 100 a day. this morning, these endangered giants of zambia and zimbabwe killed for sport will now be allowed out of africa. after the trump administration on thursday lifted an obama era ban on hunters bringing them back to the u.s. as trophies. the animals are considered threatened under the endangered species act, but now under pressure from big game hunters, the trump administration argues the pricey permits required to hurt them can actually help african countries by putting much-needed revenue back into conservation, but the decision is upsetting animal rights and conservation groups. >> when you remove these animals
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the number of them, you diminish the economic opportunities for the wildlife watching industry. so it's not just that it doesn't help. it's hurtful and harmful to the economic enterprise. >> reporter: the reversal also bringing attention to the president's son, don junior, who posed holding an elephant tail in one hand and a knife in another in a 2011 trip to zimbabwe. and another trip with his brother eric, the pair posed with photos with a cheetah, these buffaloes and and antelope with trump junior saying it helps. >> a village is fed for weeks. nothing is wasted in africa. hunter, what they spend, it goes into the economies and funds anti-poaching leagues, prevent the people from going in and doing damage. >> reporter: a military coup in zimbabwe has thrown the country into chaos. >> serious concerns in zimbabwe in particular, whether or not trophy hunting fees are trickling down to the
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communities. >> reporter: the fish and wildlife service overseen by interior secretary ryan zinke put the arcade game, "big game hunter" in an employee cafeteria to highlight the contributions to kovation and posting a guide, lion trophies signaling another possibly polls reversal. on social media, growing outrage from both sides of the political spectrum. chelsea clinton calling mr. trump's decision infuriating and conservative talk show host laura ingram tweeting i don't understand how this move by the trump administration will not increase the gruesome poaching developments. the fish and wildlife service says it will provide additional information today on how those two african countries, zimbabwe and zambia in particular, have improved protections for elephants to justify this change by the trump administration. guys, back to you. >> looking forward to seeing that information. tom, thank you. and another check of the
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>> well calendar says fall, but look at this. 75 dallas. 82, memphis ten degrees above average. 73. cop see records in dodge city, lubbock, los angeles, albuquerque and a front pushes through and temperatures drop anywhere from 20 to 30 degrees tomorrow. ahead of the front, warm in minneapolis, atlanta, pensacola and little rock. moving to sunday, the front makes its way to the east coast and we see temperatures drop in chicago, 12 degrees below average. nashville, raleigh, down to mobile, alabama. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good friday morning, and a little breeze out there is making it feel like the 30s. a cold start. feels like upper 30s in the district. much of the area feeling like the mid to low 30s. bundle up this morning. dry this afternoon. tomorrow, clouds increase early in the day. we'll see
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mostly for saturday night. early sunday morning, before the sun comes up, showers linger and then we are windy and colder for sunday. dry for travel until thanksgiving. looking pretty good. >> announcer: this sunday night football weather is brought to you by -- best network and the unlimited. >> watch live local and primetime games with nfl mobile, only on verizon. >> are you are you ready for some football? i know i am and we know savannah guthrie's hubby is, because this one's a good one. especially if you're an eagles and a cowboys fan. look out. the eagles fly in to cowboys stadium and are going to be playing sunday night in arlington, texas, at at&t stadium, clear, mild, 54 degrees. it's a retractable roof. what do you care? good news, eagles/cowboys,
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2,000 years. >> this is how people really did live. >> reporter: museum president kerrey summers is our guide through the eight floors testifying to the bible's influence in the world from rock stars -- >> one of elvis' bibles. >> reporter: to high fashion. >> they used the bible as inspiration for design. >> reporter: to phrases we use every day. >> a thorn in one's side. wow. do we use that a lot? >> a lot. >> reporter: it also traces the bible's role in american history. >> if you look at the inscription on it, it is from leviticus 25:10. >> reporter: just blocks from the u.s. capitol and mythsonian and founded by prominent evangelical of hobby lobby, some wonder if the museum wants to blur the line between church and state. why is it so close to the centers of american government and culture? >> this is the heart of museums in our nation. because we're just down the street from the capitol, we don't see it as a negative. we think it would be good for our government, those that are
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in charge of running this nation, to understand the founding principles that the nation was built on. >> reporter: some biblical scholars fear it will be not to eadvantage lye. >> the message appears to be christians are at the center of american life and the christian bible has been and always will be at the very center of what it means to be american. >> reporter: do you want this museum to be the christian version of the smithsonian? >> it is now about faith tradition, the denomination or a church. it's about a book. >> reporter: equally controversial, after hobby lobby was fined $3 million this year for illegally importing ancient tablets from iraq, there you questions about some of the origins of the museum's artifacts. how do i know it's r50eeal? >> sometimes you may never completely know, but we are using some of the most recent technology and advancements to help us analyze items. >> reporter: a test of faith for visitors, and the museum.
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and that test begins in earnest tomorrow when the doors open to visitors and scholars of all types. matt, savannah and hoda? >> a popular place, i think. a lot of people will flock there. anne, thanks. >> thanks, anne. carson, what's in new york? >> coming up, apology to commuters that has people talking around the world. we'll have that for you, right after this. ♪ is this my car? ck. state farm knows that for every one of those moments... what? this is ridiculous! there's one of these...
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that left a mere 20 seconds ahead of schedule. the apologies got commuters around the world comparing their own transit to japan's efficiency. in england, don't this think is an apology from southwestern railway or any other company will have to make. canada, my favorite part about edmonton transit you don't know if the bus left 15 minutes early or 10 minutes late. a good one. we're not in new york penn station anymore. the best part of this whole railway apology, if you missed the train, due to the fact it jumped ahead 20 seconds, you have to wait a whopping four minutes for the next one to come. >> oh, my god! >> jealous. >> amazing. carson, thank you. just ahead, a live concert from faith hill and tim mcgraw. first, on a friday morning, your local news and weather. me insur. liberty did what? yeah, they saved us a ton, which gave us a little wiggle room in our budget. wish our insurance did that. then we could get a real
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>> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. 7:56 is your time on this friday november 17, 2017. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. a check on the commute with melis melissa mollet. >> good morning. a crash on the right side. a little slow there top of the beltway. right now in oakton, traffic there. eastbound 66 after 123, follows that situation there. we have a crash as well. looking at the rest of the beltway. no major problems. top of the beltway near connecticut is a slowdown. eun. >> thank you, melissa. a quick break and check your forecast next. stay with us.
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good friday morning. the breeze is making it feel even colder. bundle up this morning. 44 in washington. plenty of sunshine, but not warming up too much. still feels like 39 degrees. much of the area, feels like mid to upper 30s now. 52 a high tomorrow. clouds increase, rain late saturday. high around 60, by sunday windy and socolder. eun? >> thank you, sheena. now back to the "today" show.
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it's 8:00 on "today" and coming up, franken under fire. the minnesota senator apologizing after being accused of kissing and groping a radio news castor without her consent. >> i've been wanting to tell this story for ten years, because i was angry about it. >> this morning, president trump's new tweets slamming that senator. plus, ben affleck speaks out. the award-winning actor and director opens up about the scandals engulfing hollywood. and his starring role in the highly anticipated "justice league." and country power couple. ♪ tim mcgraw and faith hill are bringing the party to our p
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today friday, november 17, 2017. [ cheers and applause ] >> we are so excited, because today we're all going to see -- >> all: tim and faith! >> crystal and janet have been to every single concert this year on the plaza. >> thank you so much. we came, conquered and saw them all. ♪ i love it, i want some more of it i try so hard i can't stop it ♪ >> you guys look really warm! >> we bought our blankets at walgreen. >> kentucky! [ cheers ] >> and we welcome you back to "today." looking forward to the music in about a half an hour out on the plaza. you know what we're looking forward to? >> hmm? >> look at the orange room. not carson in
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no, justin verlander of the world champion houston astros. stopping by to take part in the trending and there is a rumor his brand new bride is in the building as well. >> taking a picture of him right there. >> a shout-out. >> oh! hi! >> rumor confirmed. right there. >> exactly. >> nice to see you both. meanwhile, news on a busy friday morning. president trump joining both parties taking aim at al franken the latest senator accused of sexual misconduct. kasie hunt is on capitol hill. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. senator al franken standing accused of foreably kissing and groping a woman. she says, leeann tweeden, they were on a uso tour in 2006 before franken was a senator, and then he wrote her into a skit they were going to perform where he would kiss her, and then forced her to rehearse the scene, forcibly kissed her.
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on a tour tour tweakweeks. at the end of that she says this photo was taken. al franken saying the picture was taken as a joke. he put out a statement saying it clearly was not funny. it's that photograph the president was tweeting about overnight saying, "that al franken picture is really bad and speaks 1,000 words." both democrats and republicans are calling for an ethics committee investigation into franken's conduct. matt? >> all right, kasie hunt on capitol hill. thank you very much. republican senate candidate roy moore showing new defiance by his own scandal and falling poll numbers. the latest fox news poll has moore trailing the democrat in the race, doug jones, by eight points among likely voters in alabama. at least nine women have accused moore of behavior ranging from inappropriate flirting to sexual assault when they were teenagers, but on thursday, surrounded by religious leaders,
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he called those allegations untrue, said there was no evidence to back them up. moore's campaign also got a lift on thursday when the alabama state republican party reaffirmed its support of him. investigators at the scene of a five-alarm fire that raced through philadelphia, pennsylvania. look at this. that remains of the complex about 30 miles from philadelphia. officials are trying to find out the cause and also why that fire spread so quickly. flames shot through the rooftops of several buildings. 160 seniors had to be evacuated into the bitterly cold night. about two dozen people were taken to area hospitals for treatment. >> all right. it is that time of the morning. a little boost from hoda. >> and a brother and sister, not siblings, also best friends. watch what happens when he gets off his school bus. 5 years old.
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♪ i'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain ♪ ♪ what glorious feeling i'm happy again, ♪ ♪ we are back with two-time oscar winner ben affleck as an actser, director, screenwriter and producer undoubtedly one of hollywood's biggest stores. his new movie "justice league" is out today. delighted to have him with us. good to see you. >> thank you so much. it's nice to be here. >> reprising your role as batman and so much to talk about in your
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>> yes. >> obviously these allegations against harvey weinstein have really disturbed so many people. do you think we're at a moment of change? does this feel like a reckoning time? >> feels like a really important moment. like a time when, you know, survivors are finding their voice and people are sort's -- i include myself in this, discovering the terrible extent of this problem, you know, here in our country. i certainly don't think it's just limited to hollywood but i expect if you see it this prevalent in this industry, it must extend into finance, tech and all those other places and it's disturbing. and inspiring to see people come forward, assert themselves and that's very moving. >> we have seen it. we've seen it in politics's we're seeing it in lots of different industries. with weinstein specifically, i wonder how it hits you? because, i mean, here's someone, very powerful producer, played a big role in your coming up. instrumental in d
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hunting," "shakespeare in love." did you ever know that side of him? >> i knew a sleazy kind of a bully but unfortunately that wasn't that uncommon. i was brand new to hollywood. i didn't really -- 24 years old. never made a movie. i didn't know much of anything, really, and, you know, it really is a shame, because although i stopped working with harvey a long time ago, i kind of, you know, those movies hold a special kind of place in my heart and to look back now on it and think, like, gosh, other people were going through something really ugly and disturbing, difficult and terrible and terrifying, and while that was happening, it's kind of -- i don't know. the only thing i could think to do, give my residuals from harvey movies to organizations i think are making a difference and try to reconcile that. a way for me to feel better about that early stage in my career when i made those movies with him. >> can i ask one thing specifically? rose mcgowan, actress, very serious a
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harvey weinstein tweeted, kind of suggested she had maybe told you something along the way. is that true? listen, i just want to set the record straight. >> thank you very much. sure. i don't really want to get into other people's individual stories because i feel like those are their stories and they're entitled to tell as much or little of those as they want. i believe rose. i support her. i -- like and admire her tenacity and wish her the best. >> finally, one thing you said. you want to be part of a solution. to your credit, you've been straightforward about that. even want to look inward, look at your own behavior. >> all i can do as a man in my position, recognizing hour found i how fortunate i am, open my eyes and hold myself accountable. all we can do. it's harder than pointing the finger at everybody else. asking, what have i done that's crossed the line? how can i do better, be more respectful, more
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mindful of this stuff? and that's the kind of person i want to be, frankly. >> you feel, look back and thought, i wouldn't do that today. >> plenty of, you know, jokes i wouldn't have made. or -- things i wouldn't have done. just it's the time when we're -- happened almost overnight. a heightened level of awareness. you know? that means one of the good things, self-conscientious, how am i fitting into the world, my actions affecting other people? how is my interaction going to leave this person feeling? it's easy to gloss over that and get involved. the hard thing, be mindful of living in the moment. >> a good conversation for all of us to be having, and thank you for having it, but we have to talk about the movie, because you are playing batman once again. we have a clip. "justice league." take a look. >> how many of you are there? >> not enough. >> eight people
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here's the potential perp. >> it's a batman suit, is it like a comfy pair of jeans you put on? >> people want to make it cooler, better, adding things to it, making it pomore restrictiv. not like mummy batman. >> metaphorically? >> i feel i like the character, kind of found in the last movie. i like that. in this one, going to be a little more fun. going to do something a little more traditionally along the lines of batman as leader of the justice league. see some of his dark sense of humor, i really was looking forward to, and to get to have fun with all the other actors was really a joy. >> another perk of the jo be is, well, you're batman. you have a 5-year-old. did you really dress up as batman for his birthday party? >> i did. i really did. i dressed foup up for it and he insisted i do it. >> i might have a picture. i was ready with the prf.
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it's true. it's true. he loved it. he's into the superhero thing. perfect age. one of the nice bonuses he gets to be an actual super hero in your kid's eyes. won't last, but it's good. >> you know other super heroes. flash and wonderwoman. >> i'm even doubly cool. >> your kids are 5, 8 and 10. >> 8 and 11. >> we know for sam you are, but still cool for the guys? are they getting into be tween agers? >> cool to the extent i can get them a taylor swift autograph. you know what i mean? myself? no. i'm not. if i maybe rub shoulders with cool people they'll give me a moment. but to my 5-year-old i'm still like, pretty cool. >> any big plans for thanksgiving? >> just, you know, jen and i and the kids, and general, like, cooks. makes a great meal. always a good time. looking forward to it. >> are you dishwasher on thanksgiving? that's my role. i don't cook. >> nobody wants me to cook. so whatever else. >> ben, thank you so
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good to talk to you. >> thank you very much for having me. >> "justice league" in theaters now and we head over to al for a check of the weather. >> thanks so much, savannah. looking for heavy snow through the northern rockies. also looking at showers in the pacific northwest. record highs today making their way through the south west and part of the southern plains and the eastern half of the country looking perfect. plenty of sunshine and seasonal temperatures. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. well, we still feel like the 30s outside for that breeze that's making a pretty big difference. 44 actual temperature in washington. northwest wind 10 miles an hour. not very windy, but windy enough to make it feel about 5 degrees colder. feels like 39 degrees right now. sunny skies for today. high around 52. tomorrow we'll see clouds in the morning. high around 60. rain moves in late tomorrow night. early sunday, that rain is heading out, gets windy, breezy and colder. and that's your latest weather.
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talked about things you wish you'd done when younger. i wished i'd written more things down. i can't rep half of my experiences. headline in the "wall street journal" caught my eye called "why you should write a memoir even if nobody will read it." apparently it doesn't have to be a "new york times" best seller to reap rewards. apparently the idea, if you take the time to sit down and write about your life you'll see your life in a different perspective. see things you didn't notice. so it leads me to this question. if you were to write the memoir of your life, what would the title be? hoda? >> okay. mine would be -- "what the hoda?" what's it like living with a name no one can pronounce. >> cute! >> al what would yours be? >> "let a smile be your umbrella." >> that's -- >> nobody wants -- you know, grumpy. you know? just look at the positive side. >> io
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i'd buy that. >> me, tie too. >> carson? >> "a totally rockin' life." i could never imagine as a kid i'd be able to stay close to music and be around you guys every day. >> thank you. savannah? >> borrow and said "like you." use that picture all my life embarrassed me. i don't know. about how i like other people. >> it's so cute. >> i hope i'm like other people. >> matt? >> "unlikely." but that would -- "life's a drag". you know, the good thing, comes with five different covers. >> very nice. >> i love it! >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> all right. we have pop star. >> like a business plan in your book. good one. start with george clooney. hollywood making a return to television, six episode mini,
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direct and star as a colonel set in world war ii italy. first time he appears on television since departing "e.r." in 1999 to pursue a career in film. i'd say that move worked out well for him. no word where this will air but production is expected to begin early next year, and blake shelton, our buddy, named "people's" sexiest man alive, not everybody agreed. twitter spoke. shared a video of his reading some of their mean tweets. have a look. >> woke up and saw blake shelton as the sexiest man alive. did a bunch of celebrities die or something last night? blake shelton is sexy if you like a guy who's always about to lean in and tell you about a hearty, healthy american dog food. blake shelton isn't even the sexiest man at this waffle house. [ laughter ] >> that's your pop star. move on to the daily click. famous, approving romance isn't dead. astros pitcher w
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champ justin verlander showing us what it means to be a supportive husband. helping with the workout. doing an exercise called -- lead foot. titled, a little more intensity to the workout. now, that's love. and nice enough to join us this morning. here's justin verlander. >> wow! [ applause ] >> thank you. >> i like the way you call it "their" workout. >> by the way, if you have memoir of your life, it would be called "crushin' it." >> ever, ever, ever. >> thank you. yes. and pretty crazy, but, man, what a great month it's been. i mean -- >> super. >> this is a new one and then another one coming. i think it's probably slightly bigger than this one. >> how do you come down from a high like that? you win the world series with houston. a week later, you get married to an amazing young lady. how do you top that? >> i come on the "today" show! >> you know, honestly, it's like -- we just had a couple da
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weird. i don't really know what to do with my time. sitting on the couch. okay. it's 9:00 a.m. now -- okay. get a bowl of cereal or something. >> yeah. >> go with kate to work out. >> exactly. she's a big supporter. at all the games. is she a fan that screams from the stands? >> after the game, says, did you hear me? >> yes, honey, yes, i did. [ laughter ] >> and -- >> fantastic. i just came from houston. we were lending a hand. the spirit of that city, and what you guys meant to it. do you have any idea how much you mean to that town? >> man, it's been incredible. the outpouring of love from that city. i mean, we in a special place to be able to really connect with the city when they needed it. a lot of people in a position that really needed something to cheer and be happy about. for us to not only go that far but to win it all, man, i think it really -- really can connect a sports team in a city and we'll always be linked for that. >> three seconds, how you were able to pull this
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in the postseason. >> yes. the wedding planned before the postseason otherwise planned probably a week later. had i got traded we already had it all planned out and then -- >> thinking about the dates? >> we did. and literally thought one thing could screw this up. going to game seven -- so, you know. i happen to be pitching game six and thinking to myself, it's meant to be. extra incentive. we got to win this one. sure enough, a well-fought game and they won. here comes game seven and all of our guests already arriving at our venue and we're getting texts before the games even start. your venues amazing. the wedding's great. hope you show up. >> what was more nerve-racking? standing on the mound at the world series or standing at the altar? >> good question. standing on the mound at the world series. i know my wife is here. so i've got to -- >> well, again. i don't know how you can have a better month and year than you're having. congratulations.
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guy. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. straight ahead, tim mcgraw and faith hill celebrate release of their first album with a live concert out on our plaza, but first, your local news.
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>> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. good morning. 8:26 now on this friday november 17th. i'm aaron gilchrist. start with a check of the roads with melissa mollet. >> good morning. the beltway, out of connecticut crash blocks the right side. outer loop after river large block -- block, box, blocks the left lane. easy for me to say. over the beltway between 50 and 450, annapolis road crash blocking a lane as well and 66 and 95 looking pretty good. aaron? >> all right. melissa, thank you. a check on the forecast when we come back. stay with us. well it's a perfect nespresso morning here, george. hold on a second. mmm.
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gets blustery but nice and dry heading towards thanksgiving. aaron? >> sheena, thank you. get the latest news and worth on the nbc washington app.
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8:30, now, on this friday morning. it is the 17th of november, 2017 and a great crowd. a great big crowd and a lot of excitement in the air, because tim and faith are here and they are about to perform live on the plaza. >> where's hoda? >> over here, you guys! okay. [ cheers ] let me tell you something. tim and faith have tons and tons of fans. but look at you two. jenny and brian. jenny and brian have never heard tim and faith live. however, one of their songs you guys danced to at your wedding? >> it was our song when we started dating at 18. >> what was the song? >> "your love."
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our first dance. >> now you get to see them live and in addition, tim and faith would like to invite you guys to see them in concert. two tickets for you and your hubby. >> oh, my god! thank you so much! thank you! >> tim and faith, thank you. they're grateful over here. back to you guys. >> is that cool? so cool. >> that's right. >> that was awesome. >> we'll get to that concert in a moment. megyn's here. chilly. what's coming up? >> cupcakes and -- thanksgiving cupcakes. adorable. and the first roy moore accuser to do a live interview on our show today. what a story to tell. and four members of the cast of "downton abbey." yeah! >> who is it? >> adjust in there. >> no. love it. >> guys, can we quickly show you something sp
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so cool. the new york islanders hosted their annual military appreciation night. charlie out there, dropped the puck. the islanders charity calendar featuring america's best dogs. and each calendar donated to america's best job. charlie, great job last night. buddy, and good luck for the islanders. a big win. got the puck here. there you go. good job. >> mr. roker, check of the weather? >> that puck's not made out of mutton. not going for it. what we have for your weekend, starting off with tomorrow. how wet? finally dries out. sunshine in the plains. a lot of wind and we've got a lot of rain, and some lake-effect snows as well. sunday, sunday! looking at lake-effect snow. firing up sunday into monday. wet weather in new england. another storm system moves into the pacific northwest. nice and mild in the rockies, into the southwest beautiful such from the plains all the way down to the gulf. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neof
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good friday morning. feeling like 39 degrees right now in washington. sunny skies. actual temperatures for you, 44 degrees making it feel quite a bit colder this morning. into tomorrow, we start off with cloud cover, rain moves in late in the day. mostly at night. then for sunday, early showers, very early in the morning and then clear out. gets colder and windy for your sunday. after that dry for thanksgiving travel going into next week and so far your thanksgiving day looks good. cold in the morning. chilly in the afternoon. and that is your latest weather. don't forget to catch us on your sirius xm channel 108 and good news from our friends at sirius xm. home of the hoda show and -- "today" show confidential, you can hear "today" radio and 99 other channels free on your satellite radio now through november 27th. and whatever you need, whenever
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our friends this weekend at the weather channel on cable. mr. lauer? >> mr. roker, thank very much. exciting day for us. for tim mcgraw and faith hill. here because for the first time released an album together. >> called "the rest of our life" out today. tim and faith, good morning. >> yeah! >> how are you? >> good. >> i can't believe it took this long to do a record together. >> took a little while. >> yeah. 21 years. >> did you learn anything about each other in this process, that you didn't already know? you've been together so long. is there something about making a record that was revelatory? >> ooh, nice word. we're different artists. approach things differently. different style of music, and i think my stuff's different and her stuff's different but it is when working together, sort of look at it as a third act. a whole different sort of kind of music when we record together. she likes to record really live with the band, in the recording .
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being in the studio not concerned with the way i'm singing, lyrics. being a guide for the band. i'm more concerned about the drums, keyboards and guitars. in there together, i had to learn the songs a little better to sing live with her and we were in a booth together. really a lot of fun. >> and the first way you'd ever done it that way. all the duets in the past, sung them separately. >> a handful. >> that's right. >> and duets musically and then there are duets in life. all right? what makes this relationship work so well? >> that's so sweet. >> why do you think that? >> she tolerates a lot. that's probably the main reason. >> you tolerate a lot, too. i'm not the easiest person. i think, well, we like each other. we do actually like one another. >> that's a key for sure. yeah. >> we have three daughters, and we're in it. we talked about it before we got together. just the thought about alones
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>> long conversations whether we should do this or not, before we got married. >> who rides and who rides side car? >> who drives? >> who drives in the relationship? >> oh. in the relationship. >> the car i drive. the relationship, she drives. >> you're in charge? >> i don't know about that. >> oh, lord. >> it's pretty -- it's pretty even. we make decisions in different ways but always talk about it before we do it. having three daughters, sort of acquiesce to mom quite a bit on those decisions. yes. >> is there a special airing tonight your friends will watch? >> yes. something special coming on tonight. first time that we've done a special together that's going to be on showtime tonight. it's a -- i want to -- i don't want to call it a concert special. a lot of concert footage but a lot of behind the scenes, and things about us and our relationship and personal lives we never shared before. we found it pretty interesting watching
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on that. i was scared to watch it, because i can't stand to see myself. >> a documentary camera, like, you kind of forget they're there. right? >> they weren't there all the time. just to be clear. >> it wasn't like reality tv. >> intimidating, especially when you've let yourself get so out of shape! >> true. i know. put a lot of pressure on me. >> you both look great. >> you do. >> there are a lot of fans so excited to see you guys. they have been standing out since 4:00 in the morning. would you like to go outside with me and get ready to go? >> yes. >> take some songs. >> one, two -- come on! let's go. we're going outside on the plaza. what should we sing together as we walk out? >> what do you want to sing? >> how about -- i like it. i love it, i want some more of it, i can't uh-huh, i can't rise above it. >> yeah! all right,
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this is "today" on nbc. come on!
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the >> announcer: the city concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by -- citi. welcome back, guys. the wait is over. we have talked to tim and faith and now it is time for them to perform. tim and faith, take it away. [ cheers and applause ] >> hey, hey! ♪ ♪ it's hot outside i like what you're wearing these cutoffs and sandals on my feet, yeah ♪ and
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whew ♪ it doesn't matter to me, no ♪ everywhere we go ♪ it's so nice ♪ i got you to hold every night ♪ yeah ♪ i'm the lucky one ♪ i'm the lucky one ♪ whew ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ i want to know when i'm with you tell me now i just can't lose ♪ all i need to know everywhere we go it's so right, yes ♪ i got you to hold every night ♪ yeah ♪ all i need to know is sunshine ♪ everywhere we go ♪ it's so right because i got you to hold every night ♪ yeah, yeah ♪ i'm the lucky one ♪ ♪ i'm the lucky one yeah, i'm the lucky one ♪
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i'm the lucky one, oh ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ spent $48 lacht night at the county fair ♪ i threw out my shoulder but i won her that teddy bear ♪ she's got me saying sugar pie, honey darling and dear ♪ ♪ i ain't seen the 'stros play a game all year ♪ i'm gonna get fired if i don't get isn't sleep my long locht buddies say i'm
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deep ♪ but i like it, i love it, i want some more of it ♪ ♪ i try so hard i don't know what it is about that little gal's loving ♪ but i like it, i love it, i want some more of it ♪ whew ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hey, yeah >> come on! [ cheers and applause ] >> tim and faith are just getting started. we have even more music straight ahead, but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ we're back on our back on our citi concert stage with faith and tim. you've added new dates on your tour? >> we did. we actually finish this tour
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brooklyn. >> and we -- >> added a few more next summer. >> yes. out june, july of next summer and also be in dub lirn and london and glasgow in march. >> are the kids going with? >> oh, yes. for sure. >> the whole family. >> and your band, give them a little -- for 20 years. some of the best musicians in the business behind you. >> yes. >> thank you y'all. we're excited to release the title track. "love it. "re69 "rest of our lives." take it away, tim and faith. >> thank you. >> thank you.
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♪ sitting by the door, by the fireplace ♪ noticed just something about you you brighten my day ♪ hmm-hmm ♪ i got something to run past you ♪ i just hope i say it right ♪ and so i take your hand and ask you have you made plans for the rest of your life ♪ ♪ there's one thing i should be killing off and giving up now, and that's worrying about life ♪ oh, i'll be fine if one gray hair shows i'll be fine ♪
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i'll be fine ♪ even when time takes its toll we'll stay young for the rest of our lives ♪ ♪ i've been making plans for children i've been looking in your eyes ♪ i even have names picked out for them daughter would be rose son it would be ryan ♪ ♪ there's one thing i should be killing off and giving up now ♪ and that's worrying about life ♪ ♪ and, oh, i'll be fine if one gray hair shows, i'll be fine ♪
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♪ i'll be fine even if time takes its toll ♪ ♪ we'll stay young for the rest of our lives ♪ ♪ i don't really care about those storm clouds brewing ♪ ♪ as long as you're here by my side ♪ oh, we'll be young oh, we'll be young ♪ ♪ oh, we'll be young when we're old ♪ ♪ oh, i'll be fine if one gray hair shows i'll be fine ♪ if my waistline grows ♪ ♪ i'll be fine even when time takes its toll ♪ i'll stay young for the rest of my life ♪
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with you i'll stay young for the rest of my life ♪ ♪ with you ♪ we'll stay young for the rest of our life ♪ [ cheers and applause ] hear more from tim mcgraw and faith hill and all of our citi music concert artists on our website. and so awesome and so in love. we are back in a moment, but first, this is "today" on nbc. " nbc.
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a 5k! >> fantastic. you know somebody celebrating a milestone birthday or anniversary, tell us all about it at today.com/celebrate. i'll have what he's having. >> yes. >> and here with a look at the -- >> good morning. want to save money? grocery wars heating up. how the competition between supermarkets is becoming a major win for you and the differences you'll notice even when doing your thanksgiving shopping. and my guest, wonderwoman herself. such a fun conversation. a -- what a fascinating life. went to law school, was miss israel, served in the israel military and now the biggest movie of the year. i threw out the number of money made this year. she immediately corrected me. she said $821 million. >> oh! >> doing well. a fun conversation. >>
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>> all right. "megyn kelly today" is up next. check that out. first on a friday morning, a look at your local news and all-important weekend forecast. >> break out the biscuits! >> announcer: this is a "news4 today" news break. 8:56 is your time on this friday november 17th, 2017. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. a check on the commute with melissa mollet. >> a couple problems on the beltway, connecticut avenue. crash on the right side and after river road. a large box blocking the left lane here this morning. outer loop between 50
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annapolis, a crash blocking the left lane and look here. northbound, gw parkway year the scenic overlook. >> melissa, thank you. a quick break and a check of the forecast when we come back. stay with us. looks like you found a better way to do this, dad. organic, non-gmo feed. 100% veggie diet. if i can raise you two, i can raise anything. perdue. raising more organic chickens than anyone in america. the old man's still got it.
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time and temp from t.d. bank. good morning. temperatures still feeling like the 30s in some areas. 36 dulles. 37 gaithersburg, 40 in the district for the week, rain late saturday. highs around 60 degrees. clearing out on sunday. looking windy on sunday and colder, but into next week all the way to thanksgiving, looking at a nice, dry stretch. looks good for thanksgiving travel, on thanksgiving day. >> sheena, thank you. get the litte elatest news weather anytime on the nbc washington app. have a great day.
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this morning on "megyn kelly today" -- senate candidate, roy moore, under fire, as more accusers come forward. >> he grabbed my behind, hard. >> this woman gives us her first live interview. then, fraternities under fire. one family with a warning everyonehould hear. plus, "downton abbey." >> it should be an exquisite mouthful, not a bucket of slop. >> four of your favorite characters in the studio, as "downton" comes back to life. all that on "megyn kelly today" right now. [ applause ] hi. hi. hello, everybody.

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