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good morning. holiday headache. hermine stalls off the east coast but still poses a threat. millions under storm warnings with flooding, gusty winds and strong rip currents expected. breaking overnight. a building under construction collapses in tel aviv. more than a dope injured. rescuers now searching for survivors trapped in the rubble. honoring lane. >> i don't like to speak but my baby i owe it to him to honor him. >> the parents of the little boy killed by an alligator at disney world open up publicly for the first time. how they paid tribute to their son on what would have been his third birthday. and sprint to the finish.
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trump begin the last leg in their battle for the white house as bill clinton takes a break from campaigning to hang with beyonce, "today," monday, september 5th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome to "today" on this labor day monday morning. ho weekend. i'm willie geist alongside tamron hall. matt and savannah have the morning off. >> we have a lot to cover and we want to show you an interesting sight this morning. hillary clinton back on the campaign trail with a new plane. look closely. it's hard to miss it. stronger together on the side. her campaign slogan kicking off an extraordinary campaign season and now we're in the last couple months. >> matching plane for plane. we'll have more on the presidential race just ahead. let's get right to our top story.
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people. the storm whipping up waves and dangerous storm surge. we'll get to dylan's forecast in a moment. first, nbc's gabe gutierrez is on the east end of long island. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hermine is right now meandering off the east coast and this area is under a tropical storm warning. not expecting rain but strong winds and rip currents keeping people out of the water on this labor day. after slogging through the south and the mid-atlantic, this morning hermine is spinning off the northeast coast kicking up dangerous waves and rip currents. >> the pace of the storm is even slower than they predicted so we can imagine that some of these effects will last now through wednesday. >> reporter: long island under threat of storm surges. >> this, a few from the cruiseship, an anthem of the seas." from new jersey to delaware to maryland, the dangerous conditions keeping swimmers out of the water even with sunny skies sunday.
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but as you can see, it's definitely not a day to go swimming. >> reporter: in ocean city after saturday's washout, the financial hit already stinging on this labor day. ice cream shop owner estimates hermine cost him 80% of his weekend business. >> it's the last hurrah, our last chance where we get the crowds before school starts so it's a big deal. you can't fight mother nature. >> reporter: virginia hit hard by weekend flooding and after hermine made landfall in florida friday, authorities there are still surveying the damage as the storm's torrential rain led to swollen rivers and new flooding sunday. hermine's aftermath not over. at least two deaths have been blamed on the storm. one in florida. the other in north carolina over the weekend. again, other communities today are bracing for the possibility of more flooding. willie?
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storm can stop a good fisherman. gabe gutierrez on the east end this morning. thanks, gabe. dylan is in for al and has more on hermine and what to expect. good morning. >> good morning, guys. you know, a lot of people in the northeast did see sunshine this weekend. the storm is over the atlantic and it's just a coastal impact from here on out. you can see how far away the storm is. some of these clouds trying to make their way especially into southern new england. the storm itself has winds up near 70 miles per hour. with it sitting here, the moisturetr waves themselves are trying to get pushed onshore. that's why we do still have the threat of rip currents and also that storm surge. the storm will most likely go a little farther to the west and then eventually take a turn to the northeast by the time we get into wednesday weakening slightly as it does so. because of the coastal impacts we do still have tropical storm warnings across central and eastern long island. the same goes for southern connecticut into rhode island and parts of southeastern massachusetts as well. we do still have the possibility
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i would say about one to two feet above high tide, that could lead to minor coastal flooding. especially across this area, we could see that three-foot storm surge. minor to perhaps moderate coastal flooding and lots of beach erosion which we've seen already. as for winds, most of our windiest conditions will be across eastern long island, across cape cod, and also nantucket where we could see gusts up to 20 to 35 miles per hour. rain is not really the issue from here on out. we're just looking at perhaps an inch and a half of rain across nantucket because they're closer to the center of the storm. it's really just the water impact. rip currents up and down the east coast still an issue. >> keep an eye on that, dylan. thanks so much. with the election just two months away, labor day marks the start of the final push in the presidential race. nbc's kristen welker is on the campaign trail in cleveland. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. hillary clinton will return to
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several days off for fund-raising. donald trump has no public events scheduled but he's been making a new push for minority voters all while questions linger over his immigration policy and whether he supports mass deportation. the race now kicking into high gear. with the national polls tightening, hillary clinton is ramping up looking to solidify her support in battleground ohio today with tim kaine by her side and she's also sending a team of sur row investigates to other key states. bill clinton, bernie sanders, and the vice president. and this morning, there's ongoing fallout after the fbi released notes from their 3 1/2-hour interview with clinton. among the revelations, clinton saying more than three dozen times she couldn't remember something including briefings on how to handle sensitive information and she didn't know the letter c on an e-mail meant confidential. kaine defending her over the
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>> what these notes demonstrate in very significant detail why the fbi chose not to go forward with any additional proceeding. >> reporter: all fodder for republicans. >> it's more evidence that hillary clinton is the most dishonest candidate for president of the united states since richard nixon. >> this as donald trump is making a new push to attract african-american voters. on saturday in detroit, trump visited a black church for the first time. >> i'm here y >> but protesters outside say trump's efforts may be too little, too late, and it may be complicated by one of his top surrogates, pastor mark burns, indicating he misrepresented key details about his biography like getting a bachelor's degree from a college he only attended for one semester. saying this is wrong, i take responsibility for my actions.
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republican senator jeff flake. >> arizona should still be a red state but donald trump with the rhetoric he's used and characterizations of many of the state's population have put the state in play. >> reporter: trump firing back at his fellow republican on twitter calling flake very weak and ineffective. clinton tried to capitalize on on it tweeting, adding there will be no one left in washington for trump to work with who he hasn't insulted. meanwhile, it is a big day in the clinton campaign. today she will start flying in a plane with her press corps. you're taking a live look at that plane right now. about to depart for cleveland a little bit later on today. it does say stronger together on the side. that's of course her campaign slogan. this comes amid criticism she hasn't been accessible enough to the press. all this yet another indication we're heading into the home
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>> kristen welker in cleveland. thank you. john harwood, good to see you. good morning. >> happy labor day. >> let's launch in. we see the poll numbers. we see the headlines. what's the state of the race in this homestretch? >> hillary clinton has the advantage. the edge has come off of the post-convention lead she built when she had a strong convention and donald trump was making mistakes. but she's ahead not only nationally but in most of the battleground states so the onus is on donald trump to make something happen to change the dynamic, and he has two months to do it. >> where are opportunities to change that dynamic if you look at the measures of campaign being outspent on tv ads and doesn't have the ground game in swing states that hillary clinton has, how does he change the dynamic? >> you're right. he doesn't have the ground game. he doesn't have the quality surrogates that hillary clinton
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obama, bill clinton, biden, sanders. all the ones just mentioned. the one big opportunity that donald trump has is three presidential debates. those start late this month. donald trump has got to come across in a way that adds to the level of support that he has and stop subtracting and things like the argument with jeff flake that kristen referred to is the kind of thing he needs not to do in order to make some progress. >> it's interesting when you look at the month of august for both candidates with hillary clinton, the fbi report, the trump stumbling over how to reach out to minorities and also his immigration speech, which even his campaign is still split over where he stands on mass deportation, with all of that you keep hearing people say this does boil down to sadly what they see as a lesser of two evils. is that going to be the argument again in this homestretch? i'm better than the other guy or other person i should say. >> sure. yes. and we have two unpopular
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now, donald trump's problems are just bigger than hillary clinton's. that's why she's ahead. and so you see last week the revelation of those fbi interview notes, which returned attention to the questions about her e-mails and did she tell the truth and what couldn't she remember? on the other hand you had a story last week about donald trump paying a fine for an illegal contribution from his mi misreported to the irs. so everything that hillary clinton, all the problems, all of the baggage that hillary clinton is carrying is matched by baggage that donald trump is carrying. >> we're definitely in the homestretch. remember the days when we said there's a lot of time ahead. >> not much left anymore. >> indeed, john. thank you so much and something else to watch in the presidential race this week the first joint candidate event of the general election. matt will sit down with both hillary clinton and donald trump to talk national security and veterans issues during a special
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wednesday night, 8:00 eastern on nbc and msnbc. >> that will be fascinating. this morning the current commander in chief president obama is in china for the g20 summit. overnight he held a meeting with vladimir putin. ron allen is there. ron, good morning. >> reporter: a lot of intensity here because this may be the last opportunity that president obama has to hold one-on-one meetings with many of the world leaders assembled here. earlier today also in the region north korea fired off three test missiles landing close to japan. adding a sense of urgency to the proceedings here. after frantic efforts, president obama was finally able to hold a one-on-one face to face meeting with vladimir putin of russia. the issue syria. the two men were unable to work out a cease-fire agreement that would bring some relief to the bloodshed there that's devastated that country. president obama also brought up with the russians and the chinese the issue of
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and the president was trying to downplay the big argument that happened at the airport as he arrived here a couple of days ago. exiting unusually through the rear door of air force one, while chinese and american officials were shouting at each other about who could go where on the tarmac and whether the media could cover the event. president obama called it all a misunderstanding and not a snub and reminder this is a communist nation that has its own way of doing things sometimes. heads to laos for more meetings. he become the first u.s. president to visit that nation that was bombed so heavily by the u.s. during the vietnam war. tamron? >> thank you very much. breaking news. rescuers are searching for survivors this morning after a structure collapsed in tel aviv. officials say several people are trapped. at least one person was killed and up to 30 others injured. members of the israeli military were called in to help dig out people stuck under that rubble.
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of an under construction office block. no word yet on what caused the collapse. now to the ongoing controversy over that decision by nfl quarterback colin kaepernick to kneel during the national anthem in protest against police brutality and racial injustice. despite heavy criticism, turns out his jersey sales are going up. nbc's gadi schwartz has the latest. good morning. becoming a hot commodity, and athletes from other sports are starting to kneel during the national anthem in support of colin kaepernick as well. colin kaepernick has gone from sitting to kneeling during the national anthem in a silent sideline protest but on sunday as kaepernick was expected to show up to address a congregation in san francisco, the reverend said this. >> he had every plan of being
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of his training and getting ready for those other games, he will be coming at a date that will be for the entire community. >> reporter: kaepernick's controversial protest has quickly spread across the country, igniting both anger and support. the local police union threatening to boycott games with the police chief quick to disagree, saying officers will continue to be assigned to patrol games and even though he took issue with kaepernick's actions, he supported his constitutional right to protest. u.s. soccer star megan rapinoe also knelt during the national anthem before her game on sunday, saying it was a little nod to the quarterback and everything he's standing for right now. meanwhile, a close look at kaepernick's social media posts show his decision to sit out the anthem followed a traumatic post started in october of last year when pictures of kaepernick himself gave way to
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inequality. the quarterback even taking to instagram in an explanation about the socks he wore depicting pigs in police uniforms, saying it was in protest of rogue cops. meanwhile, the sale of his jersey has spiked going from 20th to number 1 in the 49ers nfl store on clearance shelves last season, now flying off the shelf for $100 as many buy his jersey in support. >> kaepernick pledged 1 million to charities that help fight racial injustice. he is yet to offer specifics, but has a long track record of philanthropy. the reverend of the church says kaepernick had discussed collaborating with the naacp as well as other organizations that offer support for children. willie? >> he'll be back on the field a week from tonight for week one of the nfl. gadi, thanks so much. dylan is back with the rest of our forecast. of course keeping an eye on the storm. >> yes. beside the rough surf and the coastal impacts, we are going to see more wet weather back
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we have a slow moving cold front and that's been producing showers and storms especially in and around minneapolis-st. paul. that's an area where we could see more strong storms later on today. the biggest threats will be for large hail and also damaging wind gusts, but we could possibly see an isolated tornado. we have mountain snow in the forecast especially in the higher elevations back through montana. above 6,500 feet. we're starting to see a change of the season. you go back to the plains and you won't notice it at all. temperatures upper 80s to low a little bit above average. some spotty storms could produce heavier down powers across southern louisiana, also southern florida we could see some of those storms as well. in the northeast we are looking at sunny skies unless you're closer to the coast in massachusetts and rhode island and eastern long island that's where we'll see most of our clouds. perhaps a few spotty showers and then again even if you're at the beaches across the mid-atlantic, keep in mind the water is still very dangerous until hermine pulls away. that's a look at the weather across the country.
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>> and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you very much. coming up, the parents of the little boy who was killed by an alligator at disney world speak publicly for the first time. we'll hear from them. one group's mission to care for chimpanzees used in life saving medical research. but first on a labor door morning, this is "today" on nbc. .
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back now 7:30 on this monday morning, september 5th, 2016. it's of course labor day. a nice happy crowd hanging with us on rockefeller plaza. we'll say hello people in a minute. >> inside studio 1a here's a look at today's headlines. remnants of hermine impacting holiday plans up and down the east coast. rip currents expected from the mid-atlantic to new england. hillary clinton returns to the campaign trail today. on her agenda, attending a labor day festival in cleveland with union leaders and workers. donald trump's running mate mike
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mother theresa is now st. theresa. more than 120,000 people attended the event. this summer's tragic alligator attack at disney world is back in the headlines this morning. the parents of the little boy who was killed speaking publicly about their son's death for the first time. nbc's kerry sanders has more on what they had to say. >> reporter: good morning, tam ron. saturday would have been lane graves third birthday and in the small close knit community of elkorn, nebraska, family and friends gathered for a celebration of little lane's life. this morning the heartbroken parents of lane graves who was killed in a horrifying alligator attack in disney world speaking out for the first time since the tragedy. >> anybody that knows me knows
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my baby, i hoe it to him to honor him. >> reporter: honoring him on would have been his third birthday. >> his mommy needed to say happy birthday, laney. we miss you, buddy. >> reporter: amid a sea of blue balloons and m & m cookies hundreds turned out saturday showing their love for the family by forming themselves into the shape of a heart. >> it's an opportunity for people to come and show the family how much they're praying for are supporting them. >> reporter: the family was on vacation at disney world. the little boy building a sand castle on the shore's edge of the seven seas lagoon when without warning a seven-foot alligator rose up from the water and grabbed him. lane's father, matt, jumped into the water reaching into the gator's mouth trying to save his son but it was just too powerful. pulling the boy down. >> we often speak about how lucky we were to have spent two
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complete family. >> since the tragedy, disney built a stone wall around the lagoon. >> lane and ella used to say to their mommy and daddy they loved you up to the sky and to the grass. we love you up to heaven and down to the grass. happy birthday, buddy. we miss you. >> reporter: just so sad. in previous statements the family has said that they do plan to sue disney. tamron? >> heartbreaking. kerry sanders, thank you so much. >> let's get a check of the weather from dylan in this morning for al. >> we are going to see some storms today especially up near minneapolis-st.paul. we have heavy rain moving through this morning. that could create some delays at the airport early on. then we'll get a break and we could see more storms redevelop later on this afternoon.
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we can't rule out an isolated tornado as long as that cold front is moving eastward. not moving eastward very quickly. even as we go into tuesday, it's still lingering around the upper midwest. we're looking at more strong storms possible tomorrow as well. and also some torrential downpours with some of these storms that are popping up. we could end up in and around green bay with as much as four inches of rain. it could come down in a short period of time if you happen to get stuck under one of those storm cells. something to keep in mind through the day 80s and 90s. it's also going to be in close to 90-degree range through the ohio river valley. heavier storms possible along the gulf coast and into southern florida. the west coast looks quiet.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, labor day beach bust. millions of beachgoers on alert this holiday as hermine barrels up the coast. now set to bring a dangerous storm surge to the northeast. also end of summer savings, all the best deals this labor day weekend, including back to school buys that can save you some serious cash. and flipping out, we're kicking off our week of guinness world records with a self-taught gymnast who will back flip into a pair of pants live on the plaza. today, monday september 5th, 2016. ?
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hello, d.c., we're celebrating 60 with "today." >> she's turning 75 today. ? ? >> happy labor day from north carolina. >> sending our love back to austin. >> we're from greece. we're at "today." ? and welcome back to "today" on this labor day morning. matt, savannah, the rest of the gang have the holiday off. willie geist, tamron hall, dylan dreyer with you this morning. >> very nice crowd. thank you for coming out. we have a lot to get to in this half hour beginning with the news at 8:00. we begin this morning with
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i'm morgan radford live in new jersey and beachgoers were washed this weekend from labor day weekend because the water is so strong. in fact, new york beaches remain closed this weekend and all along the new jersey shore you can see red flags posted which means you can look but you can't touch because these waves are much more deadly than they appear. dangerous currents and violent rip tides creating a holiday headache for beachgoers. skies don't always mean calm waters. >> what would you feel if you were in the water right now? >> being washed around like a washing machine and just pummeled. >> reporter: coastal towns like belmar, new jersey, refusing to take any chances with hermine. >> right now we were in a preventive mode, we'd rather be overprepared for something that may happen as opposed to being caught off guard. >> reporter: berms like this are man-made barriers built of sand designed to keep surging waves from flooding the streets. this one runs about a mile long
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boardwalk and all these homes here along the oceanfront. residents still shaken after superstorm sandy four years ago. >> where i am now the water would probably be up to my neck. >> reporter: after rebuilding her flooded home she's ready to do whatever it takes to stay safe. >> everything get raised now. i'd rather err on the side of caution. >> reporter: while some areas have yet to experience hermine's wrath it was anything but smooth sailing for those on board jersey to bermuda. the royal caribbean's anthem of the seas tlashd by winds more than 100 miles per hour, the ship's passengers now safely past the storm. while residents already on solid ground, hope for the best but prepare for the worst. three new jersey counties remain under state of emergency this morning, meanwhile lifeguards say they are going to come out here and i ses the conditions to
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in the meantime they say check in with your beach patrol before you take any chances with these currents. >> thank you very much. today president obama and russian president vladimir putin agree to keep seeking a ceasefire agreement in syria. the two met on the sidelines of an economic summit in china even as new bombings in syria killed more than 40 people. the immediate aim is getting help to thousands of civilians who are struggling amid syria's civil war. >> we have had some productive conversations about what cessation of a hostilities would look like that would allow us both, the united states and russia, to focus our attention on common enemies like isil. >> the president said he and president putin also talked about cyber security, although he wouldn't go into details. he heads next to laos where he hopes to strengthen ties. a bike race that ended
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it's not even midnight, it's ten forty-three. well, let's have a ten forty-three snack. quietly, though. okay. yeah. mmmm. shhhh. the family favorite. yoplait. what do you call yogurt that comes in amazing flavors and packs 6 grams of protein per serving? yoplait original. ? ? we're back at 8:09 with the deep discounts on store and online today. jolene kent is here with the labor day sales that can save you serious cash. >> good to see you. >> back to school season is fully under way right now but we found great deals that you might want to know about starting with school supplies. >> let's dig in. >> you may be trying to figure out what you need right now. we have hp printers, on sale at
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it's a pretty good deal. $200 off the of the hp personal computer. if you're bulking up, especially for college. over at best buy i love this deal, $100 off of macbooks. $100 off mac books and you never see that happen and 40 off compact bridge. stocking up for the dorm room, may be the right deal for you. they are labor day sales. it's not quite black friday. it's not cyber-monday but a great day >> let's move back as you move backwards in heels. the unofficial end of summer so we can add summer gear to our list. >> what's happening at a lot of stores is they are clearing out inventories getting ready to put snow blowers in. over at overstock you can see there are a lot of outdoor furniture on sale up to 70% off everything that's seasonal. we're talking about deck chairs you might be envying at your friend's barbecue get those on sale.
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well. keep moving. everything summer is leftover. what else can we get in terms of clothes. >> summer clothes, things have been on sale since july now. it feels like everything is on sale all the time. at kohl's extra 20% on marked down stuff. feel good about buying that swimsuit you wanted and put it away for next summer. there's also deals at last call by neiman marcus. luxury bags. all kinds of nice >> that's a big one. >> i heard these. one i confess to not having heard before. mattress sales on labor day. >> you should never pay full price for a mattress. 50% off almost every mattress. you also have sears running good sales. what you should know is when you walk into a place to buy mattress, you're testing it out, make sure you like it.
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check your phone. look online. see what other discounts are out there. there are so many places. these are just two of them. >> most in the store also online. jo ling kent great to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> let's head over to dylan for a check of the forecast. >> literally just paid full price for a mattress. not feeling good about that. taking a look at hermine now which is still out over the water and will remain out over the water. it's going to produce more as although we are starting to see cloudiness thicken up across southern massachusetts. now, we are going to see some rain, nantucket has the best chance of heavier rain. that stretches into martha's vineyard. as far as new york city and most of connecticut, even most of rhode island, you won't see a lot of rain with this system. winds are still up to 70 miles an hour. as it continues on this northwestward track as it gets closer to land, we're still looking at those dangerous rip currents and also beach erosion
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possibility we could end up with one to three-foot storm surge closer you are to the center of that storm. so that's why the water is more of an issue that rain falling from the sky. let's look at what's going on across the rest of the country. huge ridge in the jet stream allows temperatures to warm up across the eastern half of the country. in the pacific northwest, temperatures are actually running about 10 to 20 degrees below average and even across the higher elevations across montana above snow. that's how cold that way. anything but cold across indianapolis by wednesday we're topping out around 90 degrees. raleigh lower 90s. new york city will be in the 90s by the time we get to thursday. atlanta stays hot in the 90s and in jacksonville upper 80s and lower 90s. slight risk of stronger storms today through the upper midwest especially minneapolis-st.paul today and again tomorrow. large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are possible. keep an eye out to the sky out
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>> that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. it's time now, are you ready for a little bit of "trending"? i like it. here we go. it's labor day. i am wearing white. we all know where the conversation is certainly headed. so we bring this age old debate up every single labor day. first, brief history lesson in fashion if you will. where did this rule come from?
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white was a status symbol. i did not know that. only upper class could afford likely colored clothing to help them stay cool in the summer. after labor day, most people packed away those colors and brought out darker colored garments for the winter. we're still talking about whether white clothing is okay after labor day. thoughts? >> i know you tend to think it's fine to wear whatever whenever. i probably won't wear the white skirt anymore. it is one of my only skirts that fits right now. >> what do you think? >> i think wear what you like to wear. whatever feels good. you taught me something this morning. it's not about the color. it's about the material. >> you don't want to wear white cotton in november or white linen but white wool, people call it winter white to make themselves feel better. in the end, i mean, this dress actually is a fall dress.
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it's a fall dress. >> tamron hall says wear your whites year-round. >> i will judge you. you don't want to wear white jeans. in my opinion, but call anna winter. >> can i wear cutoff jean shorts in the fall? >> only if they're daisy dukes. ben carson experiencing a feeling we all had. the feeling you misplaced something. the panic hit and you drop everything to go look for it. that what happened to carson during an interview on cnn when he remembered he didn't have his luggage. check it out. >> you say you learneded a lot of things. what did you take away from today? >> my luggage. hold on. >> okay. looks like dr. carson is going to try to find his luggage and will be right back with us. >> i want that to be my ring tone. >> it's a serious and fair
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>> panicking feeling when you realize you left something some place else. i don't have my purse. >> once he determined his luggage was safe and sound, he carson came back to finish the interview. good for him. wells fargo released this brochure to promote the upcoming teen financial educational day. the brochure features a girl with a caption a ballerina yesterday and an engineer today and one says shame on you from discouraging careers in the arts. i did and i couldn't be happier. wells fargo released a statement saying wells fargo is deeply committed to the arts and offer our sincere apology for ads promoting our teen financial education day. they were intended to celebrate the aspirations of young people
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making changes to the ad campaign. what say you? >> this is modern rhythm. something happens. a group of people are offended by it and that company has to apologize put something on their twitter page. i think it will continue. >> what do we count as a group of people? >> that's the thing. >> something can trend on twitter and be 1,000 people talking about it. just the time of day. >> that's a good point. time of day when these things are popular. >> pursue. finally, we have said it once but we're not afraid to say it again. boomer phelps, son of michael phelps is the best. in his newest instagram video, he proves why. >> i like it. >> look at the smirk.
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actual drake video. boomer has racked up more than 300,000 views with that video. i love that kid. >> i like that. all right. dylan, how about "pop start." >> let's get started with leslie jones. after the "snl" actress' account was hacked, she parted ways with the social media site but now jones made her return tweeting on sunday thanks to my fans and friends. i'm so okay. really. i will always be been through a lot in my life and i always get back up. jones made the return to twitter just in time for her birthday which is this wednesday so a happy early birthday to leslie and good for her. now to "the devil wears prada." it's a classic to many. it's based off of a book and since the movie's release, she's written sequels fueling rumors that perhaps a movie sequel would follow.
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hollywood reporter, tucci says there was a real substance to it. a truly great american studio movie in every way. sometimes it's best to just leave things. if you try to redo it, let's face it, there are few sequels that actually work. at least for tucci it sounds like it won't be any time soon. and schwarzenegger's son is taking the famous actor to task. it first came out in 1984 and made arnold schwarzenegger an icon. more than 30 years later, reprising his father's role in the film. the 18 year old created this bad to the bone scene from the movie. take a look.
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>> can't let you take a man's wheels, son. you'll have to get off or i'll have to put you down. >> wow. >> that look. >> copied dad's every move frame by frame. he's a spitting image. that helps also. >> crazy. >> all right. thank you. now to a celebrated chef's fight with food. for two decad brought flavor and color to the plate tasting each dish. that brought weight gain. >> i often liken it to a machine or a car. if you put in bad fuel into your body, you're going to get bad results. being healthy is about balance. i love to eat everything that
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spicy food. thai food. in 2007, i weighed 347 pounds. i was approaching 40 years old. i had to make a change. one of the real things is not making drastic changes. my journey was -- as chefs you are constantly tasting and every spoonful is probably 50 calories with two or three grams of the fat and over the ce years in the kitchen you think about how many calories you taste without sitting down and having a proper meal. for me when it comes to cutting calories, it's more about heavy vegetables, light protein, extra virgin olive oil. it's not about tasting. it's about how much you taste. drinking whole milk again. drinking less milk. whole grain bread with tuna and not mayonnaise. eating less after 8:30, 9:00,
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anymore. lots of water and tea and walking between the restaurants and getting exercise and i try now to do between 12,000 and 14,000 steps a day. small changes like this in the span of six years, seven years, has really turned into about 125 pounds. i know that i wouldn't be doing what i am today if i was still at the weight that i was. i was on good things. >> he looks good. he feels good. i ate at one of his restaurants last weekend, my man can cook. >> i wondered about people in the culinary industry. you have to try it. >> part of the job. just ahead, we're kicking off a week of guinness world records on the plaza with a guy who takes putting on pants to new levels. okay. wait until you see this.
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we are back at 8:30 on a monday morning, september 5th, 2016. it's labor day. the unofficial end of summer. we have a phenomenal crowd. i have to give love to this lady. she has 12 children. it's your birthday. >> today is my birthday. yes, 75. >> look at this woman.
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parenting segment with you and your advice. happy birthday, beautiful. so good. coming up, the start of our special week-long series break it today. this guy is about to attempt to get back his guinness world record title. this is an actual record. longest backflip into a pair of pants. >> i could do it if it was a skirt. >> how do you know you could do >> and someone broke his record so it's a thing. >> a battle. six things you probably have in your home that e.r. doctors refuse to keep in theirs. >> first, dylan has a check of the weather. windy but not as bad as we thought. >> windier across long island and southeastern massachusetts closer to the center of hermine which is still just sitting there. we are looking at more or less the effects along the coast. dangerous rip currents. even if the sun is out especially down through virginia
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are still very dangerous. keep that in mind. closer to areas like nantucket and across cape cod, that's where we'll have a best chance of rain and clouds today. also a little windy up to about 20 to 30 to 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts possible. we're looking at that cold front that will produce strong storms true minneapolis-st.paul lingering into tomorrow and bring more heavy rain, damaging winds and also the possibility of some large hail. it's warming up across the eastern half of the country. temperatures in the 80s and the desert southwest. we have a tropical system that's going eventually make its way up from the south.
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>> that's your latest forecast. willie? >> thank you very much. to hidden health hazards you may use every single day. nbc news medical contributor dr. natalie azar is here with six things emergency room doctors refuse to keep in their own homes. always good to see you. happy labor day. we call these one pill killers. >> just so you know, we reached around the country and asked emergency room experts, what are their big things? these are things they see in their emergency room. if you have medicine used to treat heart disease, used to treat diabetes, blood pressure,
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sedatives, one extended release pill of these medicines can harm a child to the point of being lethal. we talk about opioid use. when you have medicine that you want to get rid of, put it in something that no one else will want to get to. put it in a plastic baggy and dispose of it in the garbage can. the fda and your l government have give back sites. don't put this in garbage can. >> you are taking away my ramen noodles. >> two main reasons why. one is the actual weigh that this is constructed. it has a very narrow base and it's very, very tall. so it tips easily. just structurally that way. the second thing about the noodles themselves, they are very, very sticky.
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table, pulls over easily, noodles will get stuck on them and can cause severe enough burns that the child requires surgery. so it's not that you have to get rid of the soup but perhaps manufacturing look for something with a wider base or more importantly keep it out of reach of children. >> keep them in college dorm rooms which is where we need them. >> so one big important thing for viewers, this has nothing to do with the brand of high chair. all high chairs are a culprit you want to -- you have your baby starting to eat table food. you want your child to feel like they're part of the family so you push the high chair up close to the table. what the little baby can do is use his or her legs and push off against the edge of the table and falls back. apparently you would not imagine how many emergency visits come from children under the age of one who hit their head and get a concussion. number one, have them further
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use the kind that you can strap onto the table. we always had that. and most importantly, children can crawl out so make sure your child is strapped in correctly. >> pull it back so they can't reach. >> i don't have one of these in my house. i'm glad now. one of the most hazardous things you can have in the kitchen. look how sharp this blade is. cuts and makes julianne vegetables. it comes with a safety guard. put your food in that and use it. second thing is cleaning it. food can get stuck. it dulls the blade. food can harbor bacteria. one of the biggest reasons people come into the emergency room for lacerations and cuts on their hands. >> button batteries. i get this one. >> kids love to put things in their mouth.
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and want to put a button battery in your mouth. it's very bright. it looks exactly like maybe a piece of candy. what makes this different, let's say a child swallows a coin like a penny. it's likely going to go down and they'll pass it and they should be okay. what happens with these is that the acid from the batteries can erode through a child's esophagus in as little as two hours. this is a real medical emergency. look at all of the things where you find button batteries. again, please keep these things out of reach of children and way up high. >> one more wave seen a lot in the news lately. detergent pods. >> over and over again. what most people will say is regular detergent is so diluted with water is not dangerous and a little kid can't get detergent in their mouths. look at the color. a child will go for this. extremely toxic because it's so concentrated. children obviously can have gi
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worse. stick with the bottle for a couple more years and way up top on the shelf. >> dr. natalie azar, always good to see you. up next, our week of guinness world records begins in spectacular fashion if we say so ourselves. wait until you see this.
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we're back with break it today. we're going to look to set new records and break old ones. >> in honor of the 2017 edition of guinness world records and we're starting off with a guy who dare i say have you flipping.
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a tumble and double backflip is a walk in the park for raymond butler. not only is he a self-taught acrobat, he competed on "american ninja warriors" and holds three guinness world record titles. he achieved the first one in 2013 on trutv with the largest backflip into a pair of trousers but his record was broken later that year. title for longest backflip into a pair of trousers with a distance of 8 feet 6 inches. hold onto your pants. raymond is here eager to get started along with rob, the official guinness world records adjudicator. we're proud. we are proud of the week we had. another week to impress our viewers. >> another week to celebrate the
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that will be coming out. >> raymond, how did you acquire this skill? how did you know you could do this? >> just waking up in the morning and putting your pants on. >> how are you feeling about this? conditions good for you? >> conditions are perfect. >> teammates and friends are holding your pants. >> should we give it a shot? >> he officy right? >> that's correct. >> let's go.
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>> all right. now, he gets one more trial at this. just a little off. he's right there. >> under the rules he gets another attempt. >> he can have another attempt. that's correct. >> two attempts. >> that's right. >> outstanding. >> his record was broken last year by someone else? >> 2013. >> up with more try at breaking the guinness world record. >> he wants some crowd participation. ay. >> does that count?
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>> this is good. i can confirm this is a new guinness record! amazing. >> there you go. >> how do you feel? >> i feel amazing. >> what went wrong the first time? >> a little bit >> so you made the adjustment. >> made the adjustment and prayed. >> so you asked the crowd to get involved. you wanted the chants. how does that help you? >> it's just the energy. i feel off everybody's energy. >> how did you feel when you heard your original record had been broken? >> it came as a surprise. i thought i had it. actually, someone broke it. it's game time.
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>> and you have it back. >> that was incredible. what becomes of these pants now? >> these are my trophy pants. >> congrats to your team. that is so awesome. we'll go for another record tomorrow. meanwhile, up next, 20-minute meals to get you in and out of the kitchen in a flash so you'll have time to properly put on your pants.
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we are back at 8:47 with "today food" and this morning a quick and easy menu so you don't have to spend the entire labor day in the kitchen. olivia is here with a recipe. good morning.
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>> it's the best. i'm telling you, when tomatoes are in season, we are using them every way possible. i've got to tell you, this is my favorite recipe. >> i never had tomato pie. >> honey, you're life will be changed after this segment. we'll start with homemade crus it's five ingredients. >> when you tell me homemade crust, it doesn't sound fast. >> it's scary but the deal is you can't get out of the parking your premade pie crust in the time that it's going take to you make this. so what we're going to do, one of the things we always want to make sure is we're going to mix butter and flour in here together really well. now, because you're so hot because you know you are, you don't want to overmix that butter in because you'll lose your pretty layers so you literally stick your fingers in the ice water for a few minutes. get them really cold and then work it in so that it doesn't overwork it.
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butter? >> as cold as possible. you want your hands to be cold because i don't want them to melt it. >> i'll do that a little bit. >> this is great trick. once you have your dough all rolled out and absolutely beautiful, it's give to move interest from here to here. we're going to roll it onto the rolling pin. look at there. then we'll roll it back out. >> that's beautiful. so we'll press it down just a little bit. it's bigger than our pan which is not a big deal. >> we'll cut it off. we'll come around and cut. you could tear it. not a big deal. this is crimping. this is not one of my favorite things is crimping the crust. it's a simple technique. work on that. this is going to be your big fun thing for the whole day. >> this is where a child in the
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>> here to there. see the space. you practice at home. >> now we have our mixture. this is going to make the toppings for this fantastic tomato pie. we have mayonnaise. parmesan. and we have sharp cheddar. you could use mozzarella. any cheese you like. we'll mix this really well. that will be the topping. now, with our tomatoes, the is they're going to release a lot of moisture. we want to drain them. because otherwise we're not going to have tomato pie, we'll have tomato soup and that's not what we want. we'll add our salt. and let that start to drain at the bottom. that will make the difference in the world. >> you drained your tomatoes. >> now we have our gorgeous tomatoes and we'll start layering. i love using all of these different colors. that just makes it so much more
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>> start crumbling the goat cheese in the middle. if you don't like it, you don't have to use it. you can you the zucchini in here. eggplant in here. or if you want to do more mozzarella. we have to have some of this fabulous basil. >> i'm making a mess. >> you're doing really well. >> we're going to add more pepper. and then we'll add more and then we do a beautiful big thick topping. you can see it right here after it's been cooked of that wonderful creamy sauce. >> can i try? >> absolutely. this is the mile high pie made famous in new orleans by one of my favorite hotels in the world which just reopened. they just remodeled and made it absolutely incredible. and so this is an ice cream pie.
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you love. they do peppermint and tons of wonderful chocolate sauce. it doesn't get any better. i told you. is it not incredible? >> yes, you did. she was not kidding around. this is life changing pie. liz will be back in our next hour cooking a burger. meanwhile, go to today.com more of these recipes. we'll be back in a moment.
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we are back at 8:54 still eating that incredible pie. >> i tried to bring you a slice. >> we were there. >> i'm glad you didn't come to us. i was eating the entire >> my gosh. >> dylan has done the weather. orange room. "pop start." how about birthdays? >> ate tomato pie so now birthdays. let's see who is on our smucker's jar today. happy 100th birthday to kitty. she likes to stay active by practicing tai chi. and edna is 107 years old.
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favorite experience so far. i like that she adds so far. anticipate 100th birthday to raymond stark from oregon. he says his secret to longevity is being in love. he was married for 71 years. so sweet. and helen dewey is 100 years old living in the same town and attended the same church her entire life. i think that's the secret right there. robert lee gordon is 101 years old. this world war ii veteran is from mobile, robert is your go-to guy. he owns his own mechanic shop and of course thank you for your service. and happy 100th birthday to mary barnes of casper, wyoming. she walks three blocks every single day. if you know someone turning 100 years old, let us know. head to today.com/celebrates and don't forget a photo too. >> i love that so much. uplifting about america. world war ii veterans.
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>> i love that. what do you have? >> mentalist is with us.
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the weather.. on the fence. the bright orange fence surrounding sherman park since the riots last ...despite a judge's order that it must come down. it's really a battle over who's in charge of milwaukee county parks. sheriff david clarke ordered the fence put up... and the park closed early after violence in the neighborhood. this weekend... county executive chris abele ordered the fence taken down... and regular park hours restored. deputies... on clarke's orders... put the fence back up. so abele took it to court. the judge siding with him for now... ordering
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we make meeting times, lunch times and conference times. but what we'd rather be making are tee times. tee times are the official start of what we love to do. the time for shots we'd rather forget, and the ones we'll talk about forever. in michigan long days, relaxing weather and more than 800 pristine courses make for the perfect tee time. because being able to play all day is pure michigan.
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good morning. today why a single mother of two decided it was time to change careers. plus a new makeup stick that's getting rave reviews. and a musician with wisconsin roots is taking on a new challenge. how he is a on a mission to get the real story behind certain celebrities. that's next on the morning blend. ? ? [ music ] ? ? (singig) everyday can't be the best day. do what you can right now. don't hesitate. that's why we're tryin' to make

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