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good morning. pay for play. donald trump asks for a special prosecutor to investigate hillary clinton after a watchdog group accuses of her of giving clinton foundation owners special access when she was secretary of state. >> i've become increasingly shocked by the vast scope of hillary clinton's crimality. on late night, clinton laughed off trump's unfounded claims that she's in failing health. >> it's part of the wacky strategy. just say all these crazy things and maybe you can get some people to believe you. deadly encounter. a north carolina trooper shoots and kills a deaf driver. after a traffic stop turns into
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that officer now on leave. an investigation under way. did he mistake sign language for a threat of violence. did they know? a new report out on that alligator attack at disney world. at least two tourists telling disney employees that an alligator was near the beach just hours before a 2 year old was killed. were their warnings ignored. and dropped. ryan lochte loses four major sponsors over the could it threaten the bid to bring the games back to los angeles, "today," tuesday, august 23rd, 2016. >> 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." it's a tuesday morning. >> we still don't know what the usoc is going to do in terms of punishment for these four
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the business community is already speaking out. >> paying a heavy price indeed. let's start with new developments in the presidential race including the revelation that investigators found 15,000 additional hillary's that hillary clinton never turned over. our decision 2016 team has it all covered. let's start with nbc's hallie jackson. hallie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. this morning donald trump is playing offense after weeks of bein o over comments about african-american voters. back on the trail trailing in the polls, donald trump reading his speech but not changing the script. >> one more hillary clinton lie. >> reporter: trump pouncing on new leaked e-mails accusing hillary clinton of granting access to the state department in exchange for donations to the clinton foundation. >> an expedited investigation by
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immediately, immediately, immediately. >> he's now calling for an independent investigation after the release of those e-mails as part of a lawsuit by a conservative activist group. >> i've become increasingly shocked by the vast scope of hillary clinton's criminality. >> clinton's team argues "the foundation has already laid out the unprecedented steps the charity will take if she becomes president." bill clinton wife was elected he would step down from the foundation board and no longer raise funds for it. another new twist threatens to keep clinton's e-mail controversy hanging over her campaign. a federal judge ordering the state department to release 15,000 more e-mails by late september. clinton brushing it off on "jimmy kimball live."
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>> her team turning to a different topic to take on trump hitting him for these comments overnight in ohio intended for african-american voters. >> you'll be able to walk down the street without getting shot. right now you walk down the street and you get shot. >> clinton's campaign calling that bigotry. doubling down on insults, fear and stereotypes. trump also this morning making some news on his immigration policy front. this week in colorado on that topic. now seeming to modify his stance saying he wants to obey existing laws and separate undocumented immigrants living here into two categories, criminals and those who haven't broken laws. in the meantime, a new snapshot of how this race is unfolding nationally. our new online poll has hillary clinton up eight points now over donald trump. about where she was last week.
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appearance hillary clinton brushed off questions being raised about her health claiming they're part of a wacky republican strategy. nbc's andrea mitchell has that part of the story. good morning to you. >> hillary clinton on a high dollar fund-raising swing through california today dismissing what her aides are calling deranged conspiracy theories by donald trump and his surrogates about her health. hillary clinton joking about the health issue. >> this has themes. take my pulse while i'm talking to you. make sure i'm alive. >> there's nothing there. >> there's nothing there. what can i say? >> it's an almost constant refrain from donald trump calling hillary clinton weak. >> she doesn't have strength and
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man, former new york mayor rudy giuliani. on monday giuliani criticizing a recent clinton event. >> she looked sick. >> a day earlier offering widely criticized internet videos as supposed proof. >> go online and put down hillary clinton illness and take a look at yourself. >> hitting back, bringing up giuliani's prostate cancer diagnosis. you can see how he 2007 race against clinton. in what appears to be a campaign strategy, trump's new campaign ceo steve bannon is making the same charge about clinton's health. >> i'm not saying she is had a stroke or anything like that, this is not the woman we're used to see. >> all this despite no evidence clinton has a health problem. her doctor issuing a two-page report a year ago describing clinton as in excellent physical
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fully recovered from a concussion in 2012. clinton's medical report more detailed than this brief note from trump's doctor saying "if elected mr. trump i can state will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency. >> can you open this jar of pickles. >> even though donald trump at 70 would be the oldest president to take the oath of office if elected and clinton is 68, neither of these candidates has provided as much detail information about their health as other recent presidential nominees. savannah and matt? >> thank you very much. >> president obama travels to louisiana this morning to survey flood damage in the baton rouge area. a trip he's been criticized for not making sooner. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in baton rouge again for us this morning.
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morning. the president set to arrive here later today fresh off his two-week vacation at martha's vineyard. as you can see behind me, the cleanup effort is in full force. this disaster claimed the lives of at least 13 people. more than 60,000 homes have been damaged and more than 100,000 people have already applied for federal aid. with louisiana suffering from what the red cross calls the country's worst natural disaster since superstorm sandy, the white house pushing back at critics who claim the president has been slow >> there's all too common temptation to focus on the politics and to focus on the optics. >> while the president signed a federal disaster declaration almost nine days ago, some are still questioning his absence including a louisiana newspaper who wrote a scathing op-ed sending one message, hurting louisiana needs you now.
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damage. >> the president can't be everywhere. the president has been closely monitoring the situation here in louisiana. >> magnifying president obama's absence, donald trump visited the area handing out supplies to victims. trump laying into the president. >> obama ought to get off the golf course and get down there. >> this is not the first time a president has been criticized after a natural disaster in louisiana. president bush was blasted in following hurricane katrina. still the governor has said he's praising the federal response so far. hillary clinton released a statement saying she's committed to visiting the communities devastated by the floods when the campaign doesn't disrupt the recovery. an investigation is under
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tamron has more on that. >> it happened in charlotte after an attempted traffic stop turned into a chase. what exactly led to that shooting is still unclear. a community in mourning. family and friends gathering monday night to remember daniel harris. his young son lighting a candle for his father now gone from his life forever. harris, who was deaf, was fatally shot by a state trooper last thursday night after allegedly failing to pull over for speeding l brief pursuit that ended just outside his home. harris' brother, sam, who is also deaf remembered his sibling. >> translator: handsome man. he had a beautiful smile. easing to smile too. great sense of humor sociable. >> in a statement, the north carolina highway patrol said in part the driver exited his vehicle and an encounter took place between the driver and the trooper causing a shot to be
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scary. >> mark is harris' neighbor and witnessed the shooting. >> they should have been trained to realize this is an entirely different situation. you're pulling someone that's over that's deaf, they're handicapped. >> daniel's brother says he experienced similar situations. >> translator: i pulled over and within a few seconds the officer is at my window with his weapon drawn and in my face. i motion so him i'm deaf, i'm deaf, i'm deaf. the national institution of the deaf says deaf individuals are unable to understand the verbal commands of law enforcement officers leading to physical all the alterations over the years with some resulting in death. a crowd funding site was set up by the harris family for a memorial. any additional funding will go toward educating and training law enforcement in dealing with the deaf.
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an alert system that would let police know when they run a license plate check that they are pulling over a deaf driver. the officer involved has been placed on administrative leave which is police department protocol pending an investigation. >> that's such a terrible story. >> maybe as a result of it some change will be enacted as a result. it's heartbreaking. >> sounds like it's necessary. this summer's fatal alligator attack in disney world is back in the headlines this morning. a new report outlining the sp father to save his son and alligator warnings from other park guests. nbc's kerry sanders is with us for more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. the report by the florida fish and wildlife conservation commission clearly states that matt graves did everything he could to rescue his son from the clutches of an attacking
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too strong. building a sand castle, he bent over to scoop the wet stand according to the final incident report. that's when his father, matt, heard a splash in the water and turned to find an alligator had his son's head in its powerful jaws. graves told police it grabbed him and pulled him back into the water. 16-year-old peter witnessed the terror. >> i saw the father jump in after the around in the water. >> another bystander described matt running out of the water with blood all over the right side of his face and right hand. unable to free his child he was yelling please come help my son. a gator got him. a sheriff's deputy says he saw lane's mother pacing up and down the beach clutching her other child and screaming. after 16 hours of searching, the 2-year-old's body was found not far from the shore.
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examined and killed six alligators. they say evidence gathered say it's very likely one was the gator that killed lane but it is not certain. since the tragedy, disney has built a stone wall around the lagoon and added warning signs around waterfront areas. and this morning the report is raising questions about whether prior warnings were ignored. at least two people said they reported alligator sightings to disney employees but the report does not reveal how the employees reacted to t nbc news reached out to disney for a comment but got no response. september 3rd is lane grave's birthday. he would have been 3 years old. matt and melissa graves say they do not plan to sue disney releasing in a statement on monday we're focused on the well-being of our family. that is our priority. matt, savannah? >> our hearts are with them. kerry sanders, thank you. exhausted firefighters out in washington state are getting
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pair of stubborn wildfires near spokane. reinforcements are arriving from oregon and idaho. the fires have destroyed at least ten homes and forced families to evacuate 250 others. in california, more than 10,000 firefighters are making headway against a half dozen major fires there. but the one that's been threatening the famed hearst castle is spreading in the opposite direction going into monterey county. this was sunday at the annual port herron float. a large group showed up with 30-mile-an-hour winds and blew more than 1,000 participants off course and into ontario where they had to be rescued by the canadian coast guard. nobody was hurt. it took six hours to get everybody back to the u.s. and through customs. the canadian coast guard officials said there were
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?? we're back now. 7:30 on a tuesday morning. it's the 23rd day of august, 2016. pretty day in midtown manhattan after a perfect sleeping night. temperatures in the low 60s but heating up later in the week according to mr. roker. >> crispy and fall like. don't take it away, al. all right. inside studio 1a, here's a look at the headlines this morning. hillary clinton maintaining her lead over donald trump in the presidential race. the nbc news survey monkey poll out just this morning shows clinton up 50% to 42%. she led by nine points last week. in the meantime, trump is asking for a special prosecutor
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staff of giving special treatment to clinton foundation donors when she served as secretary of state. >> we will have one set of rules for everyone. in hillary clinton's world, we have one set of rules for her and another set of rules for everyone else. >> clinton's campaign has not addressed trump's comments but has said if she's elected, the clinton foundation will stop accepting foreign donations and bill clinton would step down president obama travels to baton rouge, louisiana, today. he'll meet with local leaders to discuss the government's response to the historic flooding in that region. more than 60,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed. to developments om the incident at gas station in rio. it has cost ryan lochte a number of high profile endorsement deals but could the fallout extend beyond the gold medal nner.
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peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. as you can imagine, it's all quiet at the olympic park. that is the aquatic center. the games are in the books but ryan lochte is hit in his wallet losing four corporate sponsors within hours of these olympics coming tose.o a cl here in rio, ryate mn loche a splash all right but not the kind he wanted and now the ripple effect is costing him millions. four sponsorw swimmer after a drunken night out where he first claimed he was robbed at gunpoint. >> i am speedo fit. >> speedo saying we can't condone behavior that is not what this brand stands for. lochte says he supports the decision. ralph lauren not renewing his contract. the photo yanked from the rio athlete's page on its website.
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firm behind gentle hair removal. this weekend the 12-time olympic medalist apologized in an interview with matt. >> that's why i'm taking full responsibility for it is because i overexaggerated that story. if i never done that, we wouldn't be in this mess. >> i think he can rebuild his image but more than arguing over the specifics of what happened, i think it's more about maturity in his case. >> usoc made clear discipline swimmers is coming. >> they let down our athletes. they let down americans and they really let down our hosts in rio. >> the lochte incident comes at a time when the u.s. is making a bid before the ioc for summer games to be held in los angeles in 2024. >> it would be hard to imagine the international olympic committee would not give the games to los angeles because of what ryan lochte did or did not do at a gas station in rio in
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nbc news we do not expect ryan lochte to have any impact on our work to bring the summer olympic and paralympic games back to the u.s. for the first time in 28 years. to be clear, l.a. is facing stiff competition from places like paris, rome and budapest. all want to get that bid for 2024. a decision is expected in september of next year. matt and savannah? >> all right. peter alexander still in rio for us this morning. thank you very much. please? >> it's been a long haul. >> he did get souvenirs at a good price. >> exactly. >> let's get a check of the weather. >> we're starting to see the tropics start to heat up and really no surprise because we're actually about to get into the heart of the tropical storm season. on average you can see we're on the upswing right now. right now we have three entities out there. we've got fiona which is a
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7:49. coast. tamron is in the orange room. >> it's that time of year when kids are heading back to school and some parents are having dare i say an easier time saying good-bye than others. take a look at this. this first day photo on her facebook page. you see her jumping for joy with kids in the background. the best part of this, her photo was shared thousands of times online and it turns out this is her tradition. take a look.
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kids look the same. she's very happy. and the year before. even the dog is mystified. so we shared her picture on our "today" parents facebook page and more back-to-school photos started rolling in. leslie went for the spa look. look at the kids. then s swaed it out for a boa and celebration party had it all and then jamie kicd k out of the picture and went straight hoda and kathie lee no children to be seen. you can keep your back-to-school photos coming. what's the commercial? >> wonderful time of the year. >> if we send our pictures we would be crying. >> it's sad this time of year. >> i'm glad we have a couple weeks in the northeast. >> tamron, thanks very much. just ahead, how people took 7-eleven bring your own cups day to the extreme. that's the baby pool.
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?? it's 8:00 on "today." it's 8:00 on "today." keeping his memory alive. >> i'm going to fly like a butterfly and sting luke a bee. >> in the first the loss of her husband, lonnie ali opens up about the champ's life and legacy. plus, welcome home. the final five back from rio and joining us live on the plaza! >> we are the final five! >> as we catch up with the gold medalists and find out what's next. and the name is -- after meeting the newest member of our "today show" familiar lishgs we asked you to help name our puppy.
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tuesday, august 23rd, 2016. >> we're ready to start college for our first year. >> good morning, florida! >> all the way from iowa to meet the "today" show puppy! >> celebrating my 50th birthday on the "today" show. >> i'm here for my 13th birthday in new york. >> i'mur >> hey, everybody! >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." as august 23rd. it absolutely beautiful out here on our plaza. we got a great crowd. we have bona fide olympic champs. we have a puppy, and we're going to name him in just a moment. >> that's going to break the
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yesterday's news. >> is that a phone? >> yes. >> nice to he sue. >> do you know that adria is well known to us here. >> yes, absolutely. >> adorable. >> speaking of games, we have a lot of folks dressed in their olympic finest hoping to go for the gold on monday. grant gave it a try. after 30 seconds, he failed to find that one gol massive pit that is worth $25,000. so who do we have giving it a go today? where is meg from iowa? meg! come on down! i feel like "the price is right". >> come on, meg. >> hey, meg. >> i feel like "the price is right." >> oh, my god.
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>> all right. we're going to see you go for the gold in the next hour. >> yes! >> yes! >> this is going to be great. >> i am so excited. meg, i feel good about you. >> it took 30 seconds, i think we may give you an extra 15. >> brace yourself. >> she'll get her chance at gold in just a minute. first, let's pause and get the news at 8:00. and we'll start with the presidential race. donald trump demanding that a special prosecutornv secretary of state as clinton hits the hollywood fund-raising trail. kristen welker with the latest on. that good morning. >> good morning to you. hillary clinton is out west today on a fund-raising blitz with the biggest names in hollywood. on monday with magic johnson and tonight attending a fund-raiser at the home of justin timberlake and jessica beal. it comes as our poll shows clinton holding on to her lead over donald trump 50-42%. versely unchanged from last
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on message and on the hunt. >> reporter: donald trump sharpening his attacks in ohio monday for the first time calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the clinton foundation. >> the justice department is required to appoint an independent special prosecutor. >> reporter: the tough talk comes after hundreds of e-mails were produced by a conservative legal group raising questions about the relationship between the clinton foundation and hillary clinton's state department. in one, dated official e-mailed top clinton aide arrange ag meeting between hillary clinton and foundation donor the crown prince of bahrain, described as a good friend of ours. >> the clintons made the state department into the same kind of pay for play operation as the arkansas government was. >> reporter: they call it pure politics. earlier in the day, bill clinton announced if his wife wins the
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last night on "jimmy kimmel live," she is not worried. they could release thousands of additional e-mails. >> my e-mails are so boring. >> mine aren't. >> i'm embarrassed about. that. >> trump showing signs he may be modifying the hard line on immigration to moderate republicans. trump is now saying he'll only deport the criminals and then go through a legal process with the rest. that echoing the policy that is obama. savannah? matt? >> thank you. there are troubling new statistics this morning on the number of people dying on the nation's roads. the national safety counsel puts the number at more than 19,000 people in the first half of 2016. that's up 9% over last year. and we're now entering the deadliest time of the year for teenage drivers. tom costello is at a high school in washington, d.c.
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>> matt, good morning. back to school means, of course, a lot of new drivers out on the roads. get this august has 360,000 kids turning 16 nationwide. most of any month. and that means a lot of new inexperienced drivers going to and from school. it's the start of a new school year but also the start of the deadliest three moves the year for teen drivers. with yet another new class getting behind t kids like eric koon in new jersey. who turns 17 on saturday and got his full license monday. >> i'm concerned about driving on my own is just there's always that chance that something could happen that i can't prevent. >> it's very motional. you're proud, happy, growing up they're becoming adults. but then you're scared because it's still your baby. you worry constantly. >> reporter: there is a lot to
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car accidents is the leading cause of death among teenagers, up 10% alone. 43% admit to texting while drifg and 35% add mi mitt to using social media, snapchat, facebook and video chatting. crystal mcgee is facing felony charges. she took this selfie after a crash that left another driver with serious brain injuries. she is accused of snap chatting while driving 107 miles per hour. >> parents need to remember just because they li nse doesn't mean that they're a safe driver. it muts the radio. >> pete: it turns out chevrolet has an app for that. >> it will mute the music until they're wearing the seat belt. >> that's a good incentive. >> reporter: new software allows parents to program the key fob used by teen drivers secretary maximum volume levels for the radio and excessive speed warnings. then get a driving report that includes distance traveled,
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>> it gives them an opportunity to show they're mom and dad that they've been driving responsibly. >> if not, they can have a discussion. >> they encourage parents to sign a contract with the new teen driver and lay out the expectations on when they did drive. no driving at night. who can be in the car. putting the cell phone away in the glove box. and then give them a call -- get in the car occasionally and drive with your teen driver to see how they're doing. >> whether'r issue, tom, thank you very much. coming up, are your best days behind you? you may be surprised what the age scientists say is your life most satisfying. >> all right. plus, the adorable adelle super fan who managed to get very, very close to the singer. and from rio to rockefeller plaza, we're catching up with the final five right after this. no fair h sense mom.
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all right. welcome back. hoda was so thrilled about our next guest. you consider yourself besties with the final five, right? >> the final six. >> love it. >> i'm so happy. >> we all know this, but let's go over it one more time. it's so exciting. they won a record nine medals in rio, four gold, four silver, one bronze. the mos ever by the united states at the olpics over at copacabana beach. we're so excited you came from the beach to meet us here in new york city. here they are sh you guys. cy the final five! >> yay! >> good morning, ladies. i know you haven't really been home yet. you just came straight from rio. what is it been like to come back to the united states? are people stopping you on the street? does everyone know it's your
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>> well, yesterday we were very protected. it was like before we left. it was fine. it was, good right? >> yeah. >> we had a lot of security. >> what are people doing? what are they doing if the airport when they see you or on the plaza? >> it is crazy in brazil. there was a lot of paparazzi. >> yes. >> there was paparazzi on the beach. >> you posted your own beach picture. i saw that picture of the abs. did you believe how much pickup that got, that photo? >> it was insane. look at that >> we're ripped. >> hoda and i posted a beach picture. >> so you guys, when you get back home, does it get to be like business as usual? like you're from this area. do you have to do colors? you have to go through the normal stuff again or are you a star now? >> i mean, i'm kind of hoping i don't have to do the dishes when i get back. it's okay if i have to. >> what is the thing you're
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cutting loose and just kind of taking a little break? is there one thing you're like i'm goio do -- >> our dogs. >> your dogs. >> i have fish. >> by the way, we know why they call you the human emoji. do you like that nickname? >> i do. i think it suits me pretty well. >> i don't want to look ahead to tokyo yet. we were just coming off. this raise your hand if you think you'll be in tokyo coming up. >> everyone raise their hands. we're all going again. >> we're >> have you guys come off the zac efron high? are we still floating a little? >> we're going to get pizza with him? >> what? >> we didn't get pizza with him yet. we will in l.a. it's a sensitive subject. >> so he promised he was going to do pizza with you but it ended up not working out. >> yeah, because our schedules were busy. so l.a.
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for zac. zac is available but you're so huge. >> yeah. >> we'll call. don't call us. >> yeah. >> we love you guys. you know what our theme song? do you remember our theme song? ? this is the ice cold ? >> i think we should do -- ? don't believe me just watch ? >> oh, my god. >> we have to do. >> i like it. y'all, we love you. you're going to be on falon tonight? >> we love jimmy fallon. >> us too! i always have an eyelash in my face. >> there you go. i got her. >> that's good luck. make a wish. simone, aly, madison, gabby, laurie, thank you. we'll see you at 10:00. >> let's go inside now. al has a check of the weather. >> guys, thanks so much.
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year. and it just continues. 15 consecutive months of record warmth. global temperatures and if we continue on this trend, look at the days above 100, between on average between 1991 2010, you can see mostly for the most part it is in the southwest. but look what happens if we project out to 2050. look at how much further you start to see that deep red of 50 plus days above 100. by 2100, new york city could see an average degrees. atlanta could be looking at 39 days over 100 degrees for a year. in chicago, 26 days of 100 plus. dallas would see 98 days. and las vegas, by 2100, 138 days a year of 100 plus temperatures if we don't do something to
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don't forget, check us out on the to day s sirius/xm. >> what's trending today? >> a lot of people talking about their vacations. vacation you think how do i make it seem longer. you kind of dread the end of it. there's a secret. a secret to prolonging your vacation. >> don't go back to work. >> there's that. that's an option. >> stay an extra day. the other way has to do with time perception.
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time has its perks in planning a vacation is good. they say you lose the spontaneity and you should ditch the itinerary and live in the moment because then you're present and soak it all in. worst thing you can do according to experts is to plan every single day because it goes by faster. if you have that loosy goosy attitude, it lasts long. >> don't say tomorrow we're going to go hiking. >> let it en >> let me ask this. what was your favorite age? >> i guess early 30s. >> early 30s i think. >> 50. >> when did you peak physically? >> 12. >> what about emotionally? >> 35. >> i feel the best ever right
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roundup. a scientific piece of research. learning a seconuage easit f ages 7 to 8. women are most attracted to men at age 22. moving onto age 23 is when life satisfaction is said to peak. math skills peak at age 50 and age both men and women feel bt about their will surprise you. 75. >> i feel the best about my body right now. >> and you're far from 75. >> i like that. >> it shows that you appreciate your body for what it can do. you're still working. feeling good about it. >> no real segue here. let's talk about slurpy. 7-eleven may regret bring your own cup day promotion. here's what happened. customers brought their own cups
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storage containers. and yes, a baby pool. creative cup craze poured in on twitter. hello brain freeze. bring your own cup and fill it up with slurpies. >> i saw someone with a double gulp. i couldn't believe how big that was. >> bigger than the big gulp? >> yes. ta, >> we'll begin with adele. we aren't the only ones getting puppy kisses around here. the singer was performing in los angeles and invited a furry fan onto the stage. casper the dog. he was even wearing -- wait for it -- an adele t-shirt. she asked if he could do any tricks? take a look at what happened
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i was thinking the same thing. how do you get a dog into a concert? and it's been more than 21 years since "friends" premiered but the sitcom continues to be a fan favorite and one of the most repeated catch phrases, take a look. >> oh my god! >> >> a lot of you certainly remember janice's infectious laugh. she said those three famous words. >> oh my god. the laugh happened organically in the first rehearsal because i needed to find a way to laugh because matthew perry is so funny and working with him i knew right away, i thought this
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set. i have to be prepared. what am i going to do. >> for more "pop start" stories head to "today's" facebook page. >> thank u. let's send it over to matt. >> i appreciate it, savannah. thanks. muhammad ali is perhaps the world's most recognized sports figure. the greatest died in june. his ideals in and out of the ring a standard to live by. his wife, lonnie, is carrying on his message called "ali asking people to dedicate 75 hours of volunteer service to commemorate what would have been ali's 75th birthday next january. how are you doing? >> hanging in here. >> each day -- >> living each day with purpose. >> i thought about muhammad a lot in rio. we were there for the olympics. the olympics meant so much to him and he meant so much to the olympic movement. >> correct. he did. that's where he got his start on the world stage.
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village in rome. >> we talked a number of times over the years about the power of muhammad ali. i was wondering as i sat at his memorial service about the stories and impact he had on other lives. >> we planned for this for the last five or six years. i kept thinking it was muhammad's wish that it be in an auditorium. i he says i want my fans to come. okay. so we did it. i really thought maybe it would be about 1,000 people. there was no way was i prepared for the outpouring that we had. >> when i saw the hearse going through the streets of louisville and people running out of the street to put their hand on the car to feel some connection to muhammad, i thought it was one of the most moving things i of ever seen. >> it was. i was a couple cars behind. even i was stunned. i was stunned at how many people
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louisville and coming from all over the world to be part of this. >> muhammad's message was bring people together. and we lived in a time right now in this country and around the world when there's so much division. i wonder if the last years of his life was he disappointed and distressed by that? >> he was pretty distressed especially some of the things that were going on in the world because he thought that we had sort of crossed he was disappointed with that. muhammad was a man of eternal optimism. he always believed in the power of humanity. that's what he touched in most people. >> i remember you sent me a message after some of the anti-muslim rhetoric that started to go around in the wake of some isis inspired attacks. and it was profound and it was moving. and it was powerful. i missed his voice. i wish so much that he could have spoken the words he wrote.
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all of us. when i say ali in all of us, it's humanity in all of us. that's what he touched. regardless, he could always see it. this was something i thought about for his birthday prior to his passing. the ali 75 because 75 hours of service to others because he had a saying service to others is rent we pay for our room on earth. he lived that every day of his life. that's the path he pursued. >> it's 75 hours is not a lot. >> over the course of the year. it's very simple. it's as simple as taking your neighbor to the grocery who can't drive or who is infirm or a 5k run. >> i love the sense of self. he said i want my death when it occurs to be a teachable moment. >> absolutely.
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muhammad always lived his life with purpose to the end. i think you were there. you witnessed it. it absolutely was a teachable moment. there was so many people across the world of all faiths and all races that witnessed muhammad's memorial service. >> we spoke a lot about what his legacy will be. i think that's yet to be determined. i'm really confident that it is in his legacy is in great hands with you. >> i hope so. >> i know he would be so pr >> i hope so, matt. i hope he is up there looking and giving me the guidance that i need to do this. >> we know he is. it's great to see you. >> great to see you, too, matt. thank you for having me. >> a pleasure. you can find out more about ali 75 on our website, today.com. tamron? >> it's wonderful. thank you. usher plays sugar ray leonard in his new movie.
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we'll talk about how he's trained in this film. we'll talk more with usher after
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we're back at this 8:30 on tuesday morning and meg is about to explode if we don't let her shot at finding the gold ball. >> that's the only thing you have to do. somewhere in this pit is a gold ball. if you find it, you will win $25,000. >> i don't know what's worse. if you find it or you don't. >> 30 seconds. are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> good luck.
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ball. if she finds it, watch out, she's throwing things, she gets $25,000. >> meg is on fire. she's looking through every ball looking for that elusive gold ball. >> ten seconds, meg. >> you have it. five seconds. come on. >> five, four, three, two, one. >> come be careful. that was a great effort. what was the strategy there? >> don't stop. >> you lived up to that. we have a lovely consolation prize. rio swag for you. we'll play again tomorrow. come to the plaza outfitted like meg. wear your olympic best. make that olympic spirit shine and we could pick you and you could look for the gold ball for
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just ahead, our puppy with a purpose has a jobo do training to become a service dog for a veteran. what he doesn't have is a name. will it be sarge, charlie or ace. we'll reveal what you picked in just a moment. >> usher is known for his great dance moves but he's showing off his boxing skills. he trained for years for this excellent in it. >> for our new series, each of us teaming up with a company to come up with our own original product. part of the proceeds will go to a very good cause, helping kids. >> monday we revealed the roker burger. i worked on with the folks at shake shack. i decided to head over to the original at madison square park to see how my burger was doing. they put me to work. the roker burger is on sale at shake shack now.
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because a dollar of every burger goes to no kid hungry. i'm going into that shake shack. i'm selling some burgers. surprising some people. hey. >> what's up, al. >> chris, how are you? >> al is here, guys. >> hey, everybody. how are those roker burgers going? all right. did i hear you say roker burger? >> don't you want to try a roker >> all right. now we're talking. >> roker burger. want to get a roker burger? yes. all right. yes. >> thank you. >> i love you. >> but you're married. >> sort of. >> i don't know about you,ut i think it's time for a little
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>> that's right. #rokerburger. >> pretty good. >> you have until friday to get your roker burger at shake shacks all around the country. we want you to share your photos on social media using #rokerburger. >> you had one here. >> five to >> all right. and now from food to your other passion, the weather. >> i'm distracted. they know where the ball is and they can't find it. >> not in 30 seconds they can't. >> let's show you what we've got going on right now. for "today," a cool start. it's lovely here in the northeast around the great lakes we do have a slight risk of strong storms up through the upper mississippi river valley. southwest some gully washers possible. gorgeous day in the pacific
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portland, oregon, 92 degrees. warm and dry along the eastern warm and dry along the eastern seaboard. every coconut has a dream. to come out of its shell. to show all the world its true, inner beauty. and then, in an ironic twist, get covered up by chocolate and almonds. almond joy mounds. what every coconut wants. >> and that is your latest weather. >> up next, time to reveal our
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>> announcer: "today's" puppy with a purpose is created with our sponsor, petsmart. >> we're back now. second day with our new new puppy with a purpose. he left his first paw prints on monday and he's being raised by america's vet dog to become a service dog for a military veteran. >> time to give him a name. we asked you to vote at home. sarge, charlie or ace. we got 22,000 votes. we have a winner. is that drum roll around? okay. the puppy's name is charlie. >> all right. >> the name inspired by the
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bravo, charlie. >> let's go see your new home. this is where you'll spend your mornings in this beautiful pen. there you go. >> tell us about the digs here. >> it's personalized with charlie's name. there it is. it's all yours. a big thank you to our great friends at petsmart for the bedding, toys, bowls, all of this to make chars special. you have the best seat in the house in the orange room here. by the way, you are trending of course. here's his official page. already 210,000 followers. that better include all of us. so that's just some of the stuff that we've got going on for him and instagram page and twitter and just follow all of the antics of our beautiful boy, charlie. >> adorable.
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all right. make yourself at home. >> very comfortable. >> now he's got a name. what about a uniform? let's bring in his puppy raiser, olivia. talk to us about the vest. >> so when a service dog is working, they typically wear some piece of equipment. it's not required by law to wear it but most service dogs do wear a vest or a harness of some sort. whenever you see one of these out in public, it means the dog is and to always talk to the handler of the dog. sometimes it's an appropriate time to interact with the dog and sometimes it will not because typically the dog is doing a very important job that involves safety so always ask permission before you interact with the dog and this is our little boy vest to start off on his big job. >> very cool. how many hours a day will he be actually working? >> when he's a puppy, everything
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work. he'll have this vest on when we are on a training exercise. only five minutes at a time. their attention span is very short and we'll do several sessions throughout the day. >> vest on means working. rest of the time just be a puppy. >> that's right. >> we have one more thing. a lot of people at home are probably thinking about the very special service dog that we all grew to . an er check this out. a note from wrangler. he wrote that he has great penmanship. we'll fill you in on wrangler and what he's up to tomorrow on "today." >> here, charlie. >> coming up, what is it like to step into the acting ring with
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8:43. we're back with grammy winning artist usher. a big role in "hands of stone" playing sugar ray leonard who had a fierce rivalry with roberto durant. >> i don't like you. >> i think durant is a loveable guy. i want my son to be just like him. >> i think intelligent fighter. we are in for a serious fight. >> usher raymond welcome. is the definition of a nanosecond the time between someone offers you this role and you say yes? >> i didn't want to accept it without permission of sugar ray leonard so i reached out to him. american icon. olympic medalist and world decorated and celebrated man. >> you get to play sugar ray
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robert de niro. what's that like? you have done acting before. >> i have but never quite like this. i didn't have as many scenes with de niro. i had scenes with edgar. it was amazing. >> can we describe why they came to you with this. this is interesting. we think of boxing and brute force of it. they were attracted to you because -- >> of my movement and also there was similarities in the way that we looked other than just black. it was definitely the ability to choreograph and understand movement the way i did. a very aggressive role. there was tension and intimidation that went into every fight and exchanges. outside of the ring time, acting time was a bit intense. >> i was a huge fan of his in his prime and to watch his footwork and to watch the way he
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kind of what you do on stage just in a different kind of venue. >> i pretty much know what i'm going to do before i hit the stage and sugar ray did as well. >> what about the actual physicality. did you have to be buff up a lot? >> i had to lose weight. i changed my eating habits. i worked out three times a day sometimes. had a trainer in atlanta. i worked at a gym here in brooklyn. and philly. ill s an acting role. i prepared like i was a boxer. >> you're too young to remember this -- >> i was alive, but i didn't see the actual fight. it's gone down in history. there was great deal of conflict between the two of them and a great deal of intimidation went into the first and second fight both ways. >> so many great fighters of the time. it was in my opinion other than
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of boxing. >> that weight class was a serious one. an amazing story for latin america and latinos all over to show their support. it's an amazing story for latinos. >> when you went to sugar ray leonard and talked to him, was there one thing you were looking for to get the character? >> i wanted intimate details about things i read in his book, "the big fight." he trained me and worked with me. i wanted to make sure i represented the right way. i feel like this is something for latinos. if there's ever been a notion that maybe there's negativity around latinos in america, some people have negative things to say. won't say names. this is an amazing film that in many ways represents the pride of latinos and i'm really happy that sugar ray leonard was able
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>> just so people don't panic even though you're a thesbian now, you do have music coming out. >> we have a stage out there for you. >> can i take the lab? >> no. from the violinist who is taking youtube by storm.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> electric violinist lindsey stirling is anything but ordinary. classical sign of violin other mainstream genres of music. a huge following with more than a billion views on her youtube channel. her new album "brave enough" was just released debuting at number one itunes chart. thanks for having here. >> thanks for having me. >> this is your second album? >> it's my third. i look really good for third album. >> you wear it well. this one is very personal, isn't it? >> it is. it's about learning to be vulnerable and having the
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>> is there a song that's your favorite off the new album? >> i like them all for different reasons. they're my children. the one we're playing today "something wild." >> take it away, guys. ?? ? you had your maps drawn ? ? you had other plans ? ? to hang your hopes on ? ? every road they let you down felt so wrong
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way ? ? you've got a big heart ? ? the way you see the world ? ? it got you this far ? ? you might have some bruises and a few of scars ? ? but you know you're going to be okay ? ? even though you're scared, you're stronger than you know ? ? if you're lout out there where the lights are blinding ? ? caught in all the stars are hading ? ? that's when something wild calls you home ? ? if you fates the fear that keeps you frozen ? that's when something wild calls you home ? ?? ? sometimes the past can make
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? reach for my hand ? ? and i know you're going to be okay ? ? you're going to be okay ? ? and even if you're scared, you're stronger than you know ? ? if you're lost out there where the lights are blinding ? ? caught in all the stars are hiding ? ? that's when something wild calls you home ? ? if you face the fear that keeps you frozen chase the sky into the ocean ? ? that's calls you home ?
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? calls you home ? ? calls you home ? ? calls you home ? ? if you're lost out where the lights are blinding caught in all the stars are hiding ? ? that's when something wild calls you home ? ? if you're lout out where the lights are ? caught in all the stars are hiding ? ? that's when something wild calls you home ? ? if you face the fear that keeps you frozen chase the sky into the ocean ? ? that's when something wild calls you home ?
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. >> lindsey stirling. thank you so much. "brave enough" is out now. you can catch more with lindsey later this morning with kathie lee and hoda. i'm impressed. violin. dancing. whole thing.
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it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. get zero percent on select subaru models during the subaru a lot to love event, now through august thirty-first. i'm...vince vitrano alongside
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there was supposed to be a craigslist gunsale outside a milwaukee police station... ...now it's a homicide investigation... with one man facing charges.breaki charged with reckless homicide. investigators say he shot a man who approached him outside the district 6 police station. drescher claimed he was worried the man was going to wrestle his gun away from him. he was at the police station near 27th and oklahoma... with a friend... who arranged to buy a shot-gun from someone else on the
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good morning today the books everyone is buzzing about this summer. plus why custard is better than ice cream. and entertaining and style. the party pro david caruso shares easy tips for an affordable labor day celebration that is next on the morning blend. ? ? [ music ] ? ? ? ? oh, what is that irish harp music or what is that? oh, french. oh, duh sorry. >> not irish. that's right. we are playing a little french music because i'm back from vacation, i'm going show you a really cool tip because molly

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