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good morning. breaking overnight. the birther issue is back. does donald trump believe the president is an american? his campaign says yes, doing damage control after trump himself refuses to answer the question in a new interview, and ar tightening race, seizes the opening. >> this man wants to be our next president? >> what is trump's strategy? we'll have the latest. burn notice. a new federal recall of those samsung phones blamed for sparking dozens of fires. this morning, growing concerns that other models could overheat as well. life in lockup. a revealing new look at what o.j. simpson's life is like now behind bars.
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coaching other inmates. and why wasn't simpson allowed to watch the tv series about his murder case. and miley mania. miley cyrus grew up before our eyes and became one of the biggest stars of music and tv. ?? ? we can't stop ? ? we won't stop ?? >> now she's taking her talents to "the voice." >> i want you on my teao >> but not before she makes a live stop right here in our studio "today," friday, september 16th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. what a pretty day. good morning, everybody. it is friday. we've got willie ending the week for us with matt off. he'll be back next week.
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politics. the birther issues rears its head again as donald trump is asked whether president obama is born in the united states and will not answer the question. there is a lot more to get to. starting with the battle for the white house. the election, by the way, 53 days away. this is the state of the race. hillary clinton beginning her day of campaigning in washington, d.c. she's speaking at the black women's agenda symposium. and michelle obama will attend an event for hillary clinton in virgin an event at the trump hotel, heading down south for a rally in miami. >> frump now leads in likely voters nationwide, a one-point advantage, 46%-45%. lots to get to on a friday morning. this is our decision 2016 team. starting with nbc national correspondent, peter alexander. peter, good morning. >> reporter: hey, savannah, good morning. donald trump will be here at his
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still unclear whether he will publicly say that he believes that barack obama was born in the united states. he's refused to say so as recently as this week. he's refused to say so repeatedly over the course of this campaign. he was one of the nation's most prominent birthers. it actually launched him into national politics. his campaign is hoping with its new statement on his belaugh they'll help put this issue to rest. with donald trump fanning the flames of the birther movement for years, h night, trying to put out the fires. the trump team issuing a reversal saying, "mr. trump believes president obama was born in the united states." the statement also crediting trump for a "great service to the president and the country" by getting president obama to release his birth certificate and falsely accusing hillary clinton's 2008 campaign of first raising the issue. notably the statement comes from the campaign, not from trump himself who in a "washington post" interview just 24 hours
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president obama was born in the u.s. i'll answer that question at the right time, he said. "i just don't want to answer it yet." with the race tightening, trump is trying to seal his biggest deal yet. >> you better make sure i win on november 8th because i'm going to have wasted a hell of a lot of time, energy and money. >> reporter: even as trump touts new momentum, a new polls shows 61% of likely voters believe the insurgent outsider is not qualified to be president. transparency than his democratic rival. thursday night in new hampshire the billionaire ditching reporters arriving before the press plane. >> they called us and said, could you wait? i said absolutely no. let's get going. >> reporter: in an economic speech, the businessman promising to create 25 million jobs. but offering few specifics. late thursday, trump also standing up for his adult children. >> boy, the press likes to hit them and they're such good kids. but they can take it.
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after son donald junior came under fire for these comments he made about clinton. >> the media has built her up, they've let her slide on every indiscrepancy, on every lie, on every dnc game trying to get bernie sanders out of the thing. i mean if republicans were doing that, they'd be warming up the gas chamber right now. >> the antidefense nation league demanding an apology. don remark was not antisemitic. he was referring to capital punishment. this morning the white house is declining to comment on the statement but this birther issue was always viewed as a rishlly charged insinuation. in that new interview out this morning, donald trump says that his support among african-american voters has come up "like a rocketship." in fact, his support with african-americans stands at just 6%. exactly what mitt romney got four years ago. >> peter, thank you very much.
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controversy. she returned to the campaign trail for the first time since taking a few days off to recover from that pneumonia. nbc's kristen welker is in washington for us. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: willie, good morning to you. with her poll numbers lagging, hillary clinton is aiming to get back on message today but she's also wasting no time pouncing on trump's latest contrs hillary clinton back on the trail and taking aim at donald trump for again refusing to say president obama was born in the united states. >> he still wouldn't say america. when will he stop this ugliness, this bigotry? >> reporter: and clinton's campaign lashing out after the trump campaign released a statement trying to walk back trump's comments. clinton's spokesperson tweeting out overnight, tweet needs to say it himself on camera and admit he was wrong for trying to delegitimatize the country's
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>> we need to stop him conclusively in november in an election that sends a message that even he can hear. >> reporter: clinton also poked fun at one of trump's surrogates. >> if you do something about it, you're going to have taco trucks every corner. >> reporter: who warned of taco trucks on every corner if clinton's immigration plan is enacted. >> i personally think a taco truck on every corner sounds absolutely delicious. >> thursday -- president obama -- who also had harsh words for the gop nominee. >> we've seen this anger and vitriol before. we can't let that brand of politics win. >> reporter: clinton resetting her campaign thursday. ? i feel good ?? >> reporter: following three days off the trail after being diagnosed with pneumonia. >> even i had to admit that maybe a few days of rest would do me good. >> reporter: clinton also trying to reverse these damaging optics by touting her strength.
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quitting. and i will never give up. >> reporter: and president bill clinton giving her an assist, defending secretary clinton when she was criticized after calling half of trump's supporters deplorable, a statement which hillary clinton retracted herself. >> she did what any grown-up would do. you cannot be in a presidential campaign where you, your family, your friends have been debased, demeaned, vilified crooked. >> reporter: clinton is also trying to reassure jittery democrats who are nervous over those tightening polls yesterday telling reporters she always expected this race to be close. today she will be here in washington, d.c. on monday she heads to philadelphia to court those all-important millennial voters, some of whom are veering toward third party candidates. willie? savannah? >> kristen welker, thanks.
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kornacki. the birther issue rearing its head again. but in some ways it never went away because trump has been asked repeatedly over the course of this campaign, do you still have concerns, do you still think maybe president obama is not an american citizen. and he always dodges the question. and now you have the campaign saying, oh, no, he does. i mean what's going on here? is he trying to have it both ways, i guess is the question? >> he has been up until now but i think we've reached the point where he has to say it himself. he's made the point in the past, "other people don't speak for me." i think he will. he risks alienating those who liked him for his posture. >> he has been given an opportunity over and over again as recently i guess as yesterday. >> two reasons. he doesn't want to alienate people who still believe president obama was not born in the united states. the other thing is what is trump's campaign about fundamentally? strength. this would be the biggest admission of being wrong about a very important thing for his i think he just doesn't want to
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i think he will. >> you talk about a day of mixed messages from the campaign, kellyanne conway comes out and says, yes, donald trump believes president obama was born in the united states. donald trump says, i'm not going to answer that question right now. i'll answer it when the time is right. later a statement from the campaign said, actually, donald trump should be given credit because he forced president obama to produce that birth certificate. so, what is the answer? will we get clarity on that today from the candidate himself? >> let's be clear on what happened here. when donald trump made that campaign on the birther issue a few years ago and the president donald trump at that moment didn't stop. he kept talking and tweeting for years after the fact saying that he was turning up new information that the certificate the president produced was false. so this narrative they are trying to put out there this was donald trump trying to do some sort of public service -- he was the guy that took something that was sort of happening underground 2008, 2009, 2010,
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i'm very curious if he does address this today how exactly he will phrase this. because this is not something that he seems at all happy or eager to do. >> no matter what donald trump says, whether he acknowledges what his staff says on his behalf or not, it is going to be another test for the country and the media what can he get away with. >> well, let's talk about the polls because they're tightening significantly. i think that's the trend in every poll, whether it is a battleground poll or a national poll. you have a lot of democrats who are saying, do we prematurel trump can really win this thing. >> he can win and you are seeing even some republicans who don't like trump at all saying that. some prominent columnists. hillary clinton came out yesterday and was very good. we're not talking much about it because of this birther thing. she came out, i think, after three days of reflection, realizing i can lose this. the only way i can win is i have to fight for it. that is a reality for democrats. watch to see in the next few days is she consistently fighting to win this? because if she doesn't consistently fight to win it, she could lose.
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at this point as we look at ohio, florida, iowa, states like that getting very close? >> this is the new dynamic now. the name of the game for trump is you've got to flip blue states. all summer, all general election, he now leads in the average of all polls in florida, ohio, iowa. that's not enough to get him to 270 but he is closer to that number than he has been this entire campaign. >> things getting very interesting again. we'll wait to see what trump says today on the birther issue. guys, thanks so much. a major development this morning to tell you about involving those samsung galaxy note 7 phones that unexpec the consumer product safety commission is now issuing a formal government recall saying the devices pose an immediate risk and should not be used. nbc's tom costello on the story for us this morning. tom, good morning. >> savannah, good morning. we can't even get our hands on one of these to demonstrate because they've all been recalled. over 1 million phones involved in the recall. the government now telling customers nationwide, return
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cell phone manufacturer. >> just wanted to post this and share what just happened to my note 7. >> reporter: what began as a big black eye is now an official government recall. roughly 1 million galaxy note 7s in the u.s., 2.5 million worldwide. samsung says it has 92 reports of the phones overheating. dozens of reports of fires. including a garage that burned to the ground in south carolina. and a jeep that was charred and gutted in florida. >> because this product presents such a serious fire hazard, i am urging all consumers, all consumers to take advantage of this recall right away. >> we apologize, especially to those of you who were personally affected by this. and we will work every day to earn back your trust. >> reporter: samsung blames the fires on a defect inside its lithium ion batteries which operate at a very high 4 volts.
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ion batteries is potentially a lot of energy is stored inside a tiny little device. >> reporter: samsung says the replacement phones arriving wednesday will come with new batteries made by a different supplier. meanwhile, concern this morning about other samsung models that may also catch fire. in new york, a 6-year-old suffered first degree burns when a samsung core allegedly caught fire. in florida tuesday night, a car gutted by fire after another galaxy phone allegedly exploded. meane, filed suit claiming he suffered second and third degree burns on his leg when his s7 edge caught fire. the cpsc says it is now looking into those reports as well. samsung declining to comment on but it does say it believes the defective batteries are in the note 7 which are now on recall. customers can either exchange the note 7s for replacement or get a full refund. >> tom, the airlines had asked customers don't turn on the
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if you are on a plane. does that change now that there is an official recall? could it be airlines say don't bring them on at all? >> yeah, i think so. the faa now expected to ban the use of the note 7 onboard commercial planes. that's no longer voluntary. banning the use of them. the fear is that a run-away fire involving batteries onboard a plane is just extremely dangerous. >> terrifying to even contemplate. tom costello, thank you so much. now to the frightening scene here in new york city on thursday. a man attacked an off-du cleaver. it happened near penn station at the height of the evening rush hour. police say officers confronted the man when they saw him trying to remove a boot from a car he apparently was living in. this video was taken moments before police confronted the 32-year-old. when they approached him, he pulled out an 11-inch meat cleaver and ran. after a brief chase, the suspect hit one detective in the face with the cleaver. three police officers opened fire wounding him. he is in critical condition.
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serious condition. also this morning, the house intelligence committee is urging president obama not to pardon former nsa contractor edward snowden. a committee report accuses snowden of leaking information that caused tremendous damage to u.s. national security. the report says snowden is not a whistle-blower as he claims. a bipartisan letter sent to the president says that snowden's claim that he disclosed information to protect americans is "undercut by his actions." snowden's attorney denounces that report and calls his client a genuine american hero. a school bus driver in new jersey is out of a job this morning after dramatic video surfaced showing the driver swerving across the yellow line into the wrong lane to get ahead of a slower moving fedex truck. the bus company said it fired the driver wednesday night after seeing the video. there were no students on board at the time. fedex says it is looking into the incident and police are
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check of the weekend weather. >> yes, the week is looking 50/50 around here. for this morning, most of the heavier rain is up near green bay. des moines seeing some of the heavy rain as well. it will approach big cities of chicago and st. louis later on today with isolated stronger storms, though nothing looks all that severe. we still will have heavier downpours, lightning, you could see a gusty wind here you see at 11:00 tonight, st. louis seeing the heavy rains. as we start off the weekend, it clears out back through the midwest. but then showers move into the ohio river valley stretching down into western kentucky and western tennessee by saturday evening. as we go into sunday, that's when the rain is going to make its way up and down the east coast. it is actually much needed rain because we've got extreme drought conditions, especially across parts of eastern new england. we could see as much as a half-inch, up to an inch of rain. again, that is much needed and
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around on sunday across the northeast and atlantic. your local forecast in 30
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>> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. coming up, a day in the life. a revealing new look at how o.j. simpson spends his day behind bars. . on "rossen reports," hackers using your computer's webcam to spy on you. what the fbi director does to protect his privacy and says you ought to be doing, too. but first, this is "today" on
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?? 7:30 now on a friday morning, the 16th of september, 2016. it is a beautiful day here in the northeast. we've got a big crowd out on our plaza. and, yes, miley cyrus is on her way. so excited. the new coach on "the voice." she'll sit down and chat with us. >> we'll talk to miley in just a bit. let's get right to today's headlines. a new congressional report following a two-year investigation is slamming nsa leaker edward snowden. it labels him as a disgruntled employee and says despite his self-portrayal as a whistle-blower, most of the
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had nothing to do with american privacy. in a statement donald trump's campaign says he believes president obama was in in fact born in the united states. the so-called birther controversy reignited earlier today because trump refused to answer a question about his stance on whether the president is an american. >> and during a speech last night, hillary clinton using that controversy to blast trump. >> this man wants to be our next president? this bigotry? now to "today's" campaign moment. that honor today goes to jimmy fallon. look what he did to donald trump during his appearance on the "tonight show." >> can i mess your hair up? [ laughter ] >> go ahead. >> yes!
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>> boy, that's a coup for jimmy. >> i know. >> he does not let people touch the hair. >> he patted it right back into place. turning now to a new look at o.j. simpson's life in prison as he nears the possibility of parole in the not-to-distant future. nbc's joe fryar has this one. f parole in the not-to-distant future. nbc's joe fryar has this one. >> expect to hear o.j. simpson's name a lot on sunday night. still in prison but this morning we are getting a detailed look at his life behind bars. inside nevada's correctional center, o.j. simpson lives in a space similar to this, sharing a bunk bed, sink and toilet with his cell mate. he starts his day much like anyone else, rising at 6:30, eating a breakfast of cold cereal, a muffin and fruit, before heading to his work shift. that's according to a story from the "l.a. time," what life is like behind bars are for o.j. simpson based on interviews with
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and long-time friends. >> we've been told o.j. is actively involved in the softball team in prison. he umpires. he does so the coaching. what he does not do is play softball because his knees are apparently in such bad shape after all these years in the nfl that they really are giving him a lot of problems. >> reporter: norm was simpson's manager. >> i think is he going to try to get himself into shape before he comes out. he's not going to want to come out looking the way people want him to look. >> reporter: simpson was acquitted of ex-wife, nicole brown and her friend, ron goldman, in the '90s, he was convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping a decades later sentenced to at least nine years. >> don't! don't. >> reporter: interest in his life was heightens by the popular tv series, the people versus o.j. simpson." it is up for two emmys. including the man who played o.j., cuba gooden jr. >> reporter: but fx is not an
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simpson could wasn't the series. nor did he see the acclaimed documentary, "o.j. made in america." officials at the prison say it is not safe for inmates to see shows about a fellow inmate especially becauseyounger ones don't know his story. >> he's not very happy. what that's done is put back the murders right as he's going up for parole. in everybody's mind it refreshed it. >> the fr eligible for parole next year when he's 70 years old. as for sunday's emmys, prison officials have not confirmed if simpson will be able to watch the show, assuming he wants to. it is up to each prison to decide if a program should be blocked. willie? >> the fascination with the o.j. case continues more than 20 years on. joe fryar, thanks so much. turning to dylan for a check of the weather and the rest of your forecast. >> we'll talk about the tropics for a little bit. we had tropical storm julia at one point off the coast of the
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the tropical storm but it is not doing much. it is not going to do much. it is just going to move eastward out to sea. but now we are keeping an eye on carl. this could develop into a category 1 hurricane by the time we get to next wednesday. you can see it is mostly staying out over the water but running into some very ideal conditions for strengthening. so we have to watch that as it continues to move westward. certainly something we'll be keeping an eye on. elsewhere across the country today, we will see a perfect day across the northeast, up into new england. litt b this morning, especially across northern new england. temperatures down across the southeast in the 80s. spotty showers and storms through florida, pockets of heavy rain down along the gulf coast but it is really this area through the midwest out ahead of this cold front where we could see some isolated stronger storms, especially chicago and st. louis later on this afternoon. nothing too severe expected but still keep an eye out for those storms.
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some pics with fans. we are looking forward to getting to chat with her. the new "voice" judge. we'll see her in a couple minutes. >> we'll talk to miley in a minute. but let's turn to this morning's "rossen reports." a new report from the fbi when it comes to computers, webcams and your privacy. >> "today" correspondent jeff rossen is here. >> very easy fix. if you are watching this at home right now you must think i'm in private in my living room. but now look around. you will a laptop open? you have a computer around? turns out hackers have gotten so good at taking control of our webcams remotely, even the fbi director himself is worried about his privacy. this morning, this simple and i do mean simple thing he is doing to stop it. and you can do it, too. it's as creepy as it gets. a stranger spying on you in your most private moments and you wouldn't even know it.
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window into your life. in real time. fbi director james comey making headlines today admitting he's just like the rest of us. >> you still have a piece of tape over your camera at home? >> heck yeah. heck, yeah. i think people ought to take responsibility for their own safety and security. there are sensible things you can be doing, and that's one of them. >> reporter: the threat is real. countless victims, including the former miss teen usa,si a hacker spying on her inside her house. >> you would never think somebody would be watching you in your room and this guy had been. so the thought of that just was -- it gave me nightmares. >> how did you find out about this? >> i received an anonymous e-mail from an anonymous person. it basically was extorting me and blackmailing me. i saw that he had attached nude photos of me that he had taken in my bedroom. >> reporter: the hacker was later arrested and sentenced to prison. it can happen to any of us.
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lens, most of us don't. to show you the danger, before his announcement we had set up an experiment using this new jersey family. with the dad's permission, this stranger thousands of miles away broke in to their laptops and turned on their web cams. spying as the family eats dinner. spying on the teenage daughters upstairs. >> people who are victims generally have no idea that they are victims. >> reporter: luckily, that man is wng computer expert jim stickley. he sent them this innocent looking e card with a virus. >> there is a little link in the card. they'll see quacking ducks but in reality i've also loaded a trojan. >> reporter: giving him access to the webcam, even when the computer is in sleep mode. >> have a seat. >> reporter: we told the mom and their daughters we came over to do a general story about online
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anyone ever hack into your system at home? >> i don't think so. >> no. >> reporter: remember, they had no idea days before we had been spying on them through our computer webcam. our interview over. we told the girls to go upstairs and wait in their room. then downstairs we let mom in on the secret. >> we actually recorded your family dinner the other night. no one was in your house but for you guys. >> it's really creepy. i mean my children are on their computers in the evening in their bedrooms and i'm a little frightened right now. >> reporter: but watch what our expert does next. he hacks into the webcam in her daughter's upstairs bedroom. don't worry, our producer is there with them. >> we're watching them live right now inside their bedroom. >> i'm sick over it actually. i really am. very upsetting to see this. >> this time it was our security expert. next time it could easily be a predator. >> i actually appreciate it. i'm hoping i can learn from this and try to avoid this ever happening.
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it is just so easy. you heard the fbi director say it. here is my laptop. just put a piece of tape right over the lens. i hadn't done it before. if it is not enough that i'm doing it or the fbi is doing it, the facebook founder mark zuckerberg does this, too. this is the way to do it. >> thank you. they should make a little thing that goes over -- >> like a clip? >> yeah. i don't have words today but a thingamajig thingamajig. come standard or something so you have the choice. >> or just tape. >> or tape. >> but that is pretty scary. kids sitting up in their room doing homework or whatever you do in the privacy of your room. >> they'll find out your credit card company, they send you an e-mail, you think it is legit. >> quite a shot of me at 4:00 a.m. jeff, thanks.
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i'll have that goat cheese garden salad. that gentleman got the last one. sir, you give me that salad and i will pay for your movie and one snack box. can i keep the walnuts? sold. but i get to pick your movie. can i pick the genre? yes, but it has to be a comedy. a little cash back on the side. ress, you get cash back on purchases with no annual fee. throw. it's more than cash back. it's backed by the service and security of american express. it's more than cash back. what are these? what is it? duck lips. quack quack. plastic surgery duck! uh huh! you are a backwards duck. instead of quack, he says- no, kcauq. kcauq. kcauqqq. kcauuuu. ? ?
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we're back at 7:50. in the orange room we find another of "the voice" stars. carson. >> let's do it guys. a star-studded night in london, paul mccartney of the highly anticipated new beatles documentary directed by ron howard tells the story of the band's touring years featuring really cool behind-the-scenes footage and other interviews. the late john lennon, george harr r carpets by their spouses, yoko ono. along with several other stars like eric clapton, michael keaton. madonna. she was in her car preparing for the night by singing a little bit of the beatles classic. take a look at this. ? it's been a hard day's night ? ? and we've been working like a dog ?? >> madonna sharing that video with the caption that read
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mccartney reflected on just how close the band members were back in the day. here's what they had to say. >> we were brothers. and we looked out for each other. and that was great. i can't say it enough. i was an only child. i end up with three brothers. >> fans online were happy to see musicians come together. no pun intended. andy tweeting, always good to see a little beatlemania. the documentary is in select streaming on hulu tomorrow. guys. >> carson, thanks a lot. looks like fun. just ahead, miley cyrus is here. she's live in our studio. so much to catch up with her about. she's on "the voice" now.
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>> colorado. >> from iowa. . >> we love you! >> our 25th wedding anniversary. hi, kids. >> i'm turning 50 on "today"! >> good morning, everybody. 8:00 on "today." friday morning. the 16th of september. and awesome crowd out here. >> they're boisterous. >> they're excited. >> could be the weather, could
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>> and miley cyrus here. we're excited about that. >> hey, miley. anyway, she's coming up in a couple minutes. also, the weekend almost here. this morning billy deck in the house to help give your menu a huge upgrade. >> just passed those nachos in the hallway. i followed my nose there. can't wait to get that recipe. first, the news at good morning, this morning we begin with the race for the white house. i'm hallie jackson in miami. birther pass making major headlines. the candidate hinting he may have an announcement about the birther controversy later today. this comes after his campaign seemed to issue a reversal of trump's past position. but the candidate himself has said nothing after years trying to delegitimize the presidency.
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spotlight. overnight, a spokesperson now claiming trump brought closure to the issue back in 2011. "having successfully obtained president obama's birth certificate when others could not, mr. trump believed that president obama was born in the united states. trump's campaign saying what the candidate would not say himself. less than 48 hours ago when "washington post" asked trump if he believed president obama was born in hawaii. th i'll answer for that question at the right time, trump said. i just don't want to answer it yet. trump's team also incorrectly blaming hillary clinton's 2008 campaign for stoking obama birther rumors. her current campaign now demanding trump go on camera to admit he was wrong about the president's birth place. >> he still wouldn't say hawaii. he still wouldn't say america.
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president? when will he stop this ugliness? this bigotry. >> reporter: clinton meeting back stage with president obama. back on the campaign trail herself for the first time since her pneumonia diagnosis became public. >> how are you doing? >> i'm doing great, thank you so much. >> reporter: trump now hinting his rival's health might not be off limits for long. telling the "post," respectful person, doesn't mean i'm going to stay there." >> you say some shocking things. i can't even believe. >> reporter: that interview with jimmy fallon turning messy and memorable. >> can i mess your hair up?
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washington, d.c. hinting he will make that major birther announcement before heading here to battleground florida. hallie jackson, thank you very much. the federal government is warning a million smartphone owners to stop using their devices immediately. the consumer product safety commission has issued a recall for samsung galaxy note 7 phones. samsung says it has 92 reports of the phones overheating and dozens of reportss linking the phones to fires. defect inside its lithium ion battery. replacement phones arriving next week willba have new batteries made by n a different supplier. a teenager is recovering this morning from facial injuries he suffered in a carnville ride incident. a 17-year-old boy on a ride called the scrambler this happened near a festival near indianapolis. a metal bar holding a row of lights snapped and hit him in the face.
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olivia is pregnant and called out somebody because he didn't offer his seat up to her on the subway. >> is chivalry dead? we decided to test that out from dylan and our buddy kirsten. >> you think i have terrific manners which goes to show you don't know me. we had to find somebody on "today" who was pregnant. hit the streets and see how busy americans react when pregnant actress olivia wilde shaming fellow subway riders. no big deal abled body riders who won't give up your seat to a giant preggo. reactions ranged from the unsympathetic. i didn't tell you to get pregnant to supportive. stand over their shoes and hope your water breaks.
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subway. and we're going to find out whether people know how to behave around a pregnant woman. >> good question. we'll see how it all plays out. >> reporter: dylan had better luck than olivia wilde but it still takes five minutes for someone to offer up a seat. on our second ride, a man stands up within second. no, that's fine. thank you. >> just wanted to say, you have perfect manners. >> >> you're a good man. >> no problem. >> but what about help managing the stairs with luggage. more than ten people pass without a word. then -- >> need help with that? >> thank you so much. >> reporter: another gentleman. it is a tricky business. it took me a while to remember my manners. >> can i take your bag?
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>> reporter: in terms of etiquette. >> i think it's all up to us to be more mindful of everyone we encounter during the day, but certainly if it's a pregnant woman or someone who needs some help help them out. >> do you mind if i go ahead? thank you. >> reporter: what we did find when she did ask for help, people were extraordinarily kind. >> my feet are killing me, do you mind if i go ahead? >> all right. >> thank you. i felt so line. i could wait in line. >> you just wouldn't do that. >> people would hold it inside and get angrier and angrier. when, in fact, the person really doesn't know. ask for the help that you need. get over any potential embarrassment there. simply ask. >> reporter: turns out people aren't that bad, they're just busy. but given the chance, most folks want to help. that's the ultimate test, isn't it? >> for a cab. >> reporter: can you get a new
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you. >> and one after one they did. >> reporter: you are such good people. you have got such good manners. congratulations. >> this coming from the londoner. >> reporter: you get the prize. i'm kidding, there is no prize. there were some folks who said, no, we didn't want to embarrass them. what was interesting i was outraged and dylan was like -- >> i it. when you're waiting in line for 20 minutes and when he said, no, i was like, all right. it's new york. >> i would never ask that. hey, can you? even for the bathroom, which can be desperate. >> can i cut you, but i will say keir did take my bag and i was doing a little test because i was holding it for a half hour. >> it took me 30 minutes. >> isn't that ironic.
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pregnant or not. >> most people were very, very nice. >> you may go back to england and say how polite we are in america. all right, now, let's get tasome other things that are trending today. we're getting a little help this morning from none other than ms. miley cyrus. >> hey, girl. >> very early morning to you. >> are you a morning person? >> i am. i am kind of an all person. i'm feeling pretty good and i'm happy. >> you have a job. >> miley has a farm. she is up feeding one of her many million animals. >> that's my first duty of the day. go feed the pigs who are very hungry. hungrier than me. >> she's talking about adam and blake. >> exactly. >> we're going to talk about "the voice" in just a second. tipping is our first one. question is, do you tip based on how you were treated or do you tip the same amount regardless
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was bad? >> miley. >> i feel like, i know the story. i know what you're getting to. i think it's very personal. i all the time because i feel like i'm in a very fortunate position and sometimes people are having a bad day and you don't know what their day is like before they started their shift. so, i'm usually pretty generous but i feel like i would think i was a total dork. if i didn't, i would talk bad. >> the more >> here's the server we're talking about. nfl star found himself shamed eating at a restaurant in pittsburgh and the bill was 130 bucks or so and williams left a tip of 75 cents. his waitress complained on facebook calling him cheap after an online backlash said he waited an hour and a half and tweeted the service was terrible. if it was good, she would have
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meanwhile, that waitress was let go by the restaurant and saying the customer is always right. >> not her fault the food was late. >> i feel at this point tipping isn't optional. >> just guaranteed. >> i'm with you on that. >> there is a baseline and you go up from there. >> exactly. >> how much sleep did you get last night? we really just want to know what miley got? >> is that a lot? >> what about you guys? >> i was out late last night, three. >> somebody. >> i fell asleep at 6:30 last night. i'm exhausted. >> what about you? >> seven. >> five with children intermittent coming in and out of bed.
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>> if you get up early? >> six. >> there's so many people that will say i can function, i don't need a lot of sleep. people like bill clinton say that. jay leno. all these hosts are like, hey, we don't need the sleep. scientists have a message for them, yes, we do. researchers from the university of utah says the magic number we should all get is seven. at least seven hours of sleep. less, your judgment is impaired. >> with the kids always coming in and out it's never a good seven. when you have little feet coming in or dogs or pigs. >> the pigs have four. it's a lot. >> pigs are coming in. >> all right, carson, let's do "pop start." >> we'll start with mark
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heart. multiple assaults committed in the '80s in massachusetts he has since turned his life around and the state's parole board said he didn't respond to a letter asking if he want tad keep that petition open. earlier this week wahlberg said he regrets pursuing the pardon and said some good did come out of it like meeting and apologizing to one of his victims. this week we got the first official trailer for the movie sequel "fifty shades darker." surpass "star wars" for the most viewed trailer in 24 hours. 114 million views. that's 2 million more than "star wars." that movie does hit theaters in february. remember the first time we did our screening for "fifty shades." me, you, natalie and 1,000 "today" show viewers. >> i had to watch it alone with matt. that's even worse. trust me.
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popcorn. finally, victoria beckham strutting around the streets of new york only like she can. have a look. that is victoria staying alive in times square. her son brooklyn posted that video on instagram saying his mom is bringing fashion to the street. >> i like it. >> can we keep that music go all time. >> good song to get stuck in your head. >> i like seeing her have fun. i think people being so serious in fashion, it just gives you standards that are unrealistic and you're not supposed to be smiling and i think laughing and having fun is the most beautiful i've seen her be. free and fun. i like that a lot. >> i do, too. >> good point. >> we'll catch up more with you in a minute but we have to do the weather.
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>> we do have a couple of showers and storms right through the middle of the country and those will continue to move towards chicago and st. louis. and the rest of the midwest later on this afternoon. temperature wise, things are looking all right. very, very comfortable across the northeast and back through the ohio river valley. 70s and 80s. little warmer down south. slightly above average. we have 60s and 70s across the rest of the country and we will see a chance of stronger storms today and a few isolated severe storms, although we're not looking at widespread severe storms today. maybe some gusty winds. gorgeous in the northeast and rain along the gulf coast and
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and that's your latest forecast. savannah? >> all right. we all know from watching miley cyrus grow up in the public eye she is an accomplished singer/songwriter and now adding a new title coach. >> joining me for the new season of "the voice." to win out the big guns. >> "stairway to heaven" and that's what that reminded me of. can you just turn around and look at that screen really quickly. >> hi, everybody. it's dolly and you have just got to pick miley because she's my goddaughter. >> that's a fun fact tip when you're drinking at a bar. >> any time you need it. >> i need like an automatic dolly.
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terrified of you. and now you're there. >> i think it's been really interesting because adam gets really competitive and he wanted the country artist and alicia, too, because that's not what people know her for. i think the greatest thing about "the voice" we get to show people all different sides of us and our music knowledge beyond our genre and i think i've been lucky because my team, i think i have the most diverse team of all sound' it very genre fluid and very open. >> what kind of coach do you think you are? what i love about "the voice" it feels like the coaches really, actually care. they want to be mentors. >> carson knows, i'm the one that cries all the time because i get really attached. even on days we're not filming i go there and check in with my team and constantly texting with them and making sure they feel
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surprises on the day. we work out any surprises before. we rehearse but about being spontaneous, too. when you're up there and in the moment, don't think about so much little note you've been given. >> miley was a mentor on the previous season of "the voice" and we've never seen such a huge a-list artist care so much so fast. >> did they have to convince you? >> i don't think people at home i wouldn't be doing this if this wasn't what it looks like is what it is. there are no producers and directors coming up and telling me what to say or who to pick or who is coming up next. the blind auditions you don't know who they're going to be. it's all so real. even i came in with preconceived ideas of what i thought the show was and they were completely broken down by the time i mentored. i wanted to be a part of it because i also think it is a
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encouraing people to be who they are. >> you're doing in some acting. >> "crisis at 16." it was directed and starring woody allen. it is very parallel to what life is right now. i'm a female revolutionary character in the '60s but i feel like, you know, people when they work with woody they want to hear you had to dig deep into this character and i didn't because it was kind of written for me. he said he kind ofad mind when he was writing this. the same kind of politics that we're dealing with now and it was very strange to be watching current news and also reflecting so much on the past at the same time because there was so many rallies and things going on here in america at the time i was filming. so, it was really incredible. >> definitely a time of unrest. a really cute picture of you xwi guys the other day, like when
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>> thank you. >> this is where i'm getting slightly into your business. you have a ring on your finger. do you have anything to tell? >> well, i got this one because it was really cute and then i got this one because it was really cute. >> nothing to say about the other? >> i didn't pick this out. >> "the voice" starts on monday and you said something about don't want to do red carpets any more. should i change the carpet? >> has there been an opportunity to be on the red carp >> it's not about the color of the carpet, more about the way, especially women we get yelled at to blow them a kiss and i don't feel like blowing you a kiss. >> the photographer. >> they yell, blow us a kiss. what is going on? who are you? and then to be kind of, you're putting yourself for people to talk about you. now they make me wear clothes on
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people are going to talk about it and they will talk that my necklace is actually backwards. >> what an awesome guest you
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hi, y'all, it's me, miley cyrus. >> and i'm jimmy fallon. >> an all-miley tonight show. >> it's going to be so good and so fun. good morning, everybody. it's 8:30. it's friday, september 16th. and it's an awesome day here on the plaza. we're so glad to have everybody along. >> you guys continue, i'll do this. coming up, convincing to take time off work or maybe you want to gesomewhere but you can't quite afford it.
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paying their employees to take vacations. we'll have that. >> i'm holding charlie because i saw miley staring at him a little too long. walked right out of here with charlie. you can't watch football without something delicious to eat. we have billy coming with two recipes that are perfect for this weekend's big game. >> can't wait for that. got a baby on the way? >> nope. >> here to help you with preparations and all kind of nursery ideas. >> no babies on the way. we just h by the way, you're about tafind out, they don't come with an instruction manual so we rounded up new parent and most googled questions and new baby basics. for preparing to birth to training. >> we have the answers from experts and regular moms and dads. >> we'll tell you about colic later. you don't need to know yet. how about a look at the weather.
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start to the weekend in the northeast, especially, where we are going to see some sunshine. southeast is looking great, as well, with highs in the mid to upper 80s. bring rain and thunderstorms through the eastern great lakes and stretching down to the gulf coast and back behind it clears out very nicely with temperatures nice and mild in the 70s and 80s. make for a pretty rainy northeast and eastern great lakes river valley especially heavier rain. with the drought conditions, much-needed rain. in the southwest it stays dry and temperatures in the 80s and 90s and we will start to see more rain work into the pacific northwest like washington and northern oregon and also
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>> don't forget you can check your forecast any time on the weather channel. savannah and willie. >> thank you very much. everybody needs a good vacation from time to time and now a growing number of companies actual p joe friar explains. >> reporter: the employees were quite happy with their jobs when two years ago the bosses made a rather stunning announce mth. >> i just started crying. >> reporter: her emotions were triggered by a new policy called paid paid vacation. when employees take time off to travel, the company pays for the trip. $2,000 a year. >> great reactions.
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>> reporter: ryan sanders is chief operating officer for the utah business. he says employees are now taking vacations they would have never taken before. >> if you were to get just a regular bone, those go to groceries and braces and things like that. but when you have the bonus that's available only when you take a vacation, then you have to go and think, what can we do? >> does it make you really finally think, i can take a vacation? >> yes, i finally can go. >> reporter: they dashed away to paris, their dream destination wh belated honeymoon 15 years after her wedding. co-worker jordan also swung by the aloha state with plans of proposing to his girlfriend. >> she said yes. we're good. we're married now. >> reporter: bamboohr is bucking a national trend. one survey finds u.s. workers only take 51% of their eligible time off while paid paid vacations are not a huge trend
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including basecamp in chicago which pays for one trip a year. >> while we think we're squeezing more productivity out of people, i think it's important for people to get recharged. >> reporter: the company even puts together a yearly booklet for icontinueries with places across the globe. croatia, south africa, china and more. >> my passport was awesome. >> i am a home body so the benefit kind of forced me to get out and it's been amazing. >> reporter: in san francisco, the clothing company beta brand regularly surprises employees with what they call a fly away. a vacation that starts almost immediately. back at bamboohr. have you started planning your next vacation? >> oh, man. so many things we want to do. so it's hard. i think i want to go to hawaii. we're ready for a tropical thing.
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>> announcer: the the "today" created with johnson. discovering with parents and babies. this morning on "today's" parenting team as i'm discovering preparing for your new baby can be overwhelming but easy ways to make his or her new home special. a lifestyle expert and she is also a spokesperson for johnson. good morning. >> good morning. >> nice to have you here because i am in baby mode trying to plan
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one that is only 4 months old. >> get ready for it. >> i'm ready. >> i'm here to help you, don't worry. we have a traditional nursery decor set up and a modern decor set up. i wanted to walk you through some ideas as you're getting some thoughts around what your nursery might look like. you're starting off with this canopy here. >> this is something that was just made right out of tool. this is fabric store. floral is really soothing for the baby. so, you want to stick with pastels. we have pendant l.e.d. lights for this. one safety tip is to adhere this on to the wall. you don't want your baby to be grabbing this and it falling on them in the crib. i wanted to show this, as well. and then this is so easy to do. literally takes less than $10 and the floral is like a floral
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>> very nice. the baby crib itself has this mesh lining. >> a lot of people don't know about this. they make these mesh liners if it rolls over to the side of the crib and you don't want to suffocate it. make sure to invest in a mesh liner and make sure your baby has that open ventilation inside the crib. >> i hear after you give birth people give you a lot of flowers. you could just throw them away or transform them into something else. >> with the floral theme for the nursery we went with floral decor and you can press flowers and taking the bouquets that your family and friends give you when you have the baby and drying them out and hanging them upside down and this is a simple wooden plank. we hung the flowers, just with some twine and it's beautiful. it also has a nice floral scent for the baby. >> nice natural scent, ta. instead of the phony tagerances. >> exactly. >> amanda is on our "today"
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repurpose an old curio cabinet. >> this is a china cabinet. you can find it on craigslist and flee market and you might have one in your house. all we did here was repurpose it into a dresser which is really great because it has see through windows, of course. so you can always see where things are. you don't have to dig through drawers. we painted the backdrop a light, soft pink to match the theme of the nursery and give it that nice pop of color. >> i love that. >> mind if i had an open cabinet like that with a ball of organized. >> that is traditional and then we have a modern take on the nursery. >> i'll start with the wall decor. this is unusual. we used drawer knobs and turned them into the colorful pegs that you can use to hang basically anything pants and jackets and swaddles. >> how do you attach those to the wall? >> you use an anchor and change the screw and it attaches right into the knob. these costs literally dollars
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around your house that you could spray paint. >> then i see shapes and hex gones and triangle-type shelving is very popular. >> geometric is very popular right now. i love the idea of playing it up for your nursery. bring succulent and with greenery as succulents are easy to keep alive. while you're up late at night breast feeding you don't have to worry about watering the plants. which n huge trend right now in the market. >> furniture wise below that i see a nice space saver with a corner changing unit. >> nurseries are usually the smaller room in the house. >> it's very small. >> you need to maximize all the space you can. corner changing table and is so great and comes with a hamper right underneath it because you're constantly changing your baby and it has everything you need. all kinds of compartments and fits right into the corner and amazing for maximizing your
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convertible crib that changes as the kid grows. >> baby furniture is very expensive. you have it on your registry already. the great thing about this crib, this is the same crib we used in the other nursery. you can see as an infant crib over here it converts to a toddler crib and then when your baby has outgrown the toddler crib and notice the safety rail here so your toddler doesn't roll out of the bed in the middle of the night like mine does, then you can take it off an older kid, as well. he monito is. but this is more than just getting a picture of your baby. >> this is more than just a baby monitor. this is pretty new on the market. it is not only a video monitor that you can access from your phone, but it tracks your baby's sleep patterns and the movement. it knows how well your baby has been sleeping and it can give you a whole readout on how many
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during the night. it is kind of scare are you but as a new mom -- >> i will take all the help i can get. >> you will rest better if your baby is resting better. >> this is fantastic. i'm definitely taking some of these ideas. thank you so much. we are launching our new "today" parenting team challenge for october. we want to see your best kid halloween costumes. upload your photos, voteor inspiration. up next, it is always a good morning when this man is here. billy's here. his one-pot chili recipe perfect for fall and -- as you can
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with some great food owner of rocket in chicago is here with a great one-pot meal. >> what are we making today? >> this is one of my favorite dishes at rocket. it is hearty, it's got some spice but it is really healthy with ingredients like chicken, garlic, green peppers, jalapenos, tomatillos, all first we're just going to do something really easy here. season with a little salt and pepper. i'm using chicken thighs here. i like chicken thighs because they're just tastier. and we're just going to brown them on each side which will also kick up the flavor profile a bit. you're just doing this right here in your pot. you are going to use the same pot the whole time. once you brown it, it will look great. add some chicken stock to cook
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then pull it back out and separate it. you can use turkey or pork, if you want, by the way. totally mix it up. then you go et to your vegetables. we've got green peppers, on onions, just sweat that out to get nice and tender. then hit it with a little bit more salt. then just add the garlic, jalapenos for a little bit more heat, cayne cumin. you do it in stages because you want it to sweat at the appropriate rate and also get the good mix going. tomatillo -- >> you're putting some spice in here. >> i know. >> we are also going to be sweating at the appropriate rate. >> i know. then shredded chicken. you can use rotisserie chicken if you want to cut all those steps. or even leftover chicken. throw it all in. after about 30 minutes of turning the heat down and
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have everything in. >> just let it go slow and low. chicken are break up, tomatillos will break down. add white beans, salt at the very end to taste. that's your chili, very healthy. but we could take it to the other level. if you want to drop it right on the nachos, i have amazing game day nachos. >> guys? >> billy, you deliver. >> nachos in front of you? i'll show you how to make it. in these nachos, jalapenos, tomatillo salsa, cilantro. >> in addition to what we've made here. >> yes. once you've done that, serve it up as chili or on nachos. add sour cream. mix that really slow and at a
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add some chihuahua cheese. whatever you like. ready to go with the nachos. dig in. the guac. everything. >> talk about the key to stacking a nacho. sometimes it gets all dumped on the top and you are left but nothing beneath. >> you know what? this has some high walls which is nice. then you mix it up. then you just kind of slowly layer it once. then you got to serve it right away so you get the nice balance of crunch and soft. >> carson, i think we are making this when we watch the game this weekend. >> i'll go to the store right now. >> so good. >> thanks. great to see you. get the full recipe at today.com/food. try it sunday night when the green bay packers take on the minnesota vikings right here on
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that was so good. yum! >> ate a jalapeno. my nose is running. >> are we doing birthdays right now? so let's show you some of the impressive folks that are
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smucker's. first up, happy 100th birthday to march. this lucky lady is from clark, new jersey. she won $1 million from the new jersey lottery in 1999. lucky for her family, she generously shared her winnings. that's amazing. ruth stewart of barstow, florida is also 100 years old. she loves watching basketball and spending time outdoors gardening. >>ap andrew from nashville, tennessee. he was a carpenter for 50 years and one of his favorite jobs was working on grand central station right here in new york. and a wonderful job he did. dorothy o'meara became one of the oldettes bowlers in the country to bowl a game over 200.
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years old. he's been involved in boy scouts of america for 70 years. caroleschobe is 100 years old. happy birthday to everyone. keep the celebrations going at today.com/celebrate. >> dylan, thank you. working weekend for you. >> we got "sunday today." looking at the big business of ride sharing apps. i sat down with the president and co-founder of >> you know you are doing something right when uber starts saying things to you. they put up billboards trying to lure some of your drivers away. what was your reaction? >> for the most part we are just focused on who we are and what we do. i think that's really paying off. i think the differences speak for themselves in how we focus on the people that are involved in our business. and the fun that we are trying to have in the process, versus a company that's just focused on the number and a transaction.
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about that interview, this is bigger than just -- talking about transforming cities. taking streets out of cities in the next 20 to 50 years and just making it pedestrian and ride sharing city. transforming the way we live. >> wow. >> a lot more of that on "sunday today." who knows what's coming up next hour? >> tomorrow is national gymnastics day. there will be gymnasts performing.
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packer fans will help the vikings debut their new stadium... sunday night... right here on today's tmj4. this will be since 19-24 that the packers have played their first two regular season games on the road. packers edged out a win over the jaguars in jacksonville last sunday. sunday night's game is a 7-30 kick off on your official packers station. our pre-game coverage starts at 6:00. this morning forbes is confirming what we already know... packers fans are the n-f-l's number one group of
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today a play inspired by the true story of a boxer who broke the color barrier. and inspirational way a star from the voice is coming back to milwaukee. and olympic athletes in the city for fun all of that and much more coming up next on the morning blend. ? ? [ music ] ? ? ? ? [laughter] good morning everyone. laura schwartz filling in for molly today. >> hey everybody.

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