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. brace yourss for a siberian express that's barreling down from the north pole, bringing bone-chilling temperatures and difficult nd historic life of marine and hero john glenn. breaking overnight, south korean's president impeached. millions take to the streets. >> kirk douglas prepares to celebrate his 100th birthday. >> the several themes that will get you banned for life from uber. good morning, "early today" starts right now.
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many of americans are in the blanket of a deadly weather these days. >> a deadly pileup and a dozen injured in michigan. it happened near whiteout conditions, dangerous travel, a polar vortex and much, much more. all of that is really on the way. here's nbc's kristen dolgren. >> reporter: another multi-vehicle accident near erie, pennsylvania shut down several people to the hospital. in upstate new york, a funnel cloud, along with proceeding snow and slippery roads. >> we had to drive really slow. >> reporter: even the professionals had trouble. some areas could see more than two feet of this lake effect snow. out west, places like salem and portland, oregon, under a blanket of snow and ice, schools and city offices closed and flights cancelled.
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across much of the country. wallia wallia washington 16 degrees, boulder dropped to 3. and casper, wyoming, a bone chiming 30 below, 44 degrees lower than normal. and it's far from over t. polar vortex could plunge temperatures even lower next week. our meteorologist bill karens is going to join us ahead with all the breaking details in a few moments. this morning, a true hero, the terms legend and trail playser may have been thrown out a lot. john glenn was one of those people t. astronaut businessman, senator and family man died at the age of 95 thursday. john glenn was many things, but above all else, he was a patriot. nbc's tom byrum costello brings us more on hess life. >> reporter: john glenn was more
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for more than half his life, he was a 20th century icon, perhaps best known on february 20th, 1962. >> 3, 2, 1. >> the first american to put america back in the space race with the soviet union. the late t.j. o'mara w massive control that day. >> job operations go. >> all panel lights are correct. >> reporter: until he died, he kept the button he pushed to send glenn into orbit. >> if i hit the destruct button, i said, may the good lord ride all the way. god speed. >> he arrived to invitations of congress. >> as this increases, may god
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to use it widely. >> reporter: john glenn's roots were planted in ohio. he went to cambridge, a local college and married his local sweet heart annie. he shot down three migs in korea, in 1977, a coast-to-coast record, los angeles to new york in less than three-and-a-half ours. then the early days of the astronaut correlateer immortalized in the movie "the after a career in business, glen was elected to the senate from his home state of ohio in 1974. >> john glenn needs you. >> reporter: and made an unsuccessful run for the presidency in 1984. then in 1998, nasa came calming again. at the age of 77, john glenn got his wish to return to space aboard the shuttle discovery. >> ignition and liftoff of discovery. >> reporter: a lifetime of
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congressional medal and the presidential medal of freedom. the country's highest civilian awards. john heirtial glen, pilot, astronaut, businessman, politician, husband and father and an american original. tom byrum costello, nbc news, walk. >> what an incredible icon, we were talking, there aren't that many americans left that can say they have done two officers were best friends and both were engaged to get married. the deadly incident that took their lives started with a do meftdic disturbance. here's the actual call to 911 that day. >> somebody punched holes in my walls. they're shooting. oh, no, he shot the police. he shot one of them. >> the officer was shot?
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been fatally shot by an alleged gunman. a state wide pan hunt began. >> reporter: a georgia community in mourning, shortly after america's georgia police officer nick smarr's flag draped coffin arrived at the funeral home, word that the second officer died, jody smith who had clung to life for a day, died in the in friends. >> jody was there for nick. he we heard him dispatched to that call. he knew he was nearby and responded. >> reporter: both were killed following an intensive manhunt, a dramatic conskugs u collusion. 26 hours after the gunman shot those officers on the run, it ended with a self inflicted gunshot. the cop killer, desperate and
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suicide. he had a lengthy record, 32 pages long. >> reporter: he was a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. he wreaked havoc on this community. >> reporter: investigators say each got off one shot even after they were blindsided by the gunman responding to a domestic dispute call. he says the incident was captured on a body cam. >> it tells us they both did exactly what they were trying to do, supposed to do. more about the police officers. it turns out politics for donald trump made am household name. >> brian, you're fired. >> well, this morning, yet another first. the president-elect will continue on as an executive producer of his hit show "the celebrity apprentice" when it returns with arnold schwarzenegger in the lead. >> that news comes from mgm.
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continueen to receive the royalties. the spokesperson said the details will be laid out next week. trump was in iowa, firing up the crowd, bringing on the state's governor, a newly nominated ambassador to china, before sounding tough on the country. >> you have the massive theft of intellectual property, putting unfair taxes on our companies, not helping with the menace of north korea, like they should and the at-will and massive devaluation of their and product dumping. other than that, they have been wonderful. right? >> well, earlier, somber moments for trump, meeting with families of the victims of the university attack last week, where the president-elect attack and lone wolf attack, he said that must be stopped. >> that as he continues to fill out his cabinet, making a controversial pick to leave the department of labor as my
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tower, the president-elect is filling out his cabinet. today with an eye on jobs, jobs, jocks. fast food billionaire the secretary of labor confirmation and carl, jr. and hardy's says raising the minimum wage means cutting jo bs. >> when you raise the cost of hiring low skilled workers, you really price them out of their jobs. >> reporter: he is open to automation, telling business insiders, last spring, the machines, unlike people, never take a vague, never show up late, never file suits. some democrats called it a war on labor. >> the president-elect is headed into the direction of the bosses, not of the workers. >> yesterday, trump traveled to grand rapids, michigan, continuing his thank you tour. he will be in baltimore taking part in the army navy football game. nbc meteorologist bill
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siberian express we're calling it? >> we are going through a global arctic and next week the sigh bean express air from siberia will invade our country after it involves the north pole. the snow will continue. we even had thunder snow off lake erie, especially. as far as the snow forecast will go, down wind at the lakes we will get it. >> that stripe of snow, the great lakes and eventually sunday new orleans. as we've mentioned, i will give
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will be next week. >> harsh weather wise, too, bill, thank you very much. just ahead, several things that will get you banned from uber for life. we got that list. the president-elect in a scandal that's got millions protesting
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in detail roof's calculated attack that left nine church-goers dead. notice was given by his attorney who sought a mistrial after he said the testimony from a shooting survivor was inappropriate. when that survivor said roof should be held. the judge ultimately denied the mistrial. roof continues to face 33 federal charges, including murder and hate crimes. a new baby creates eight for mick jagr. the rockeg and 29-year-old girlfriend mel loan welcomed a baby by a. he has seven chin, ranging from the teens to their 40s. both parents are delighted t. mother and baby are doing well. maybe he may have an uncle that's actually older, younger than him. getting confused there with the age. uber is laying down the law after going after users, for the
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company is listing five things that will get you banned for life. for life. they include vomiting, drinking alcohol inside a car, carrying a gun, fist fights or other unwanted physical contact with passengers or your driver, flirting in sexual conduct, inappropriate language, stocking your driver after you and drivers actually are passengers, better beware of uber. >> i get all of them, but within it comes to inappropriate language. what constitutes flirting? what if people are on a date? >> i think it meant with the driver. >> with the passengers in the back seat. >> that would make sense. glad you clarified this. still ahead here, should the government allow airline passengers to make inflight phone calls? plus stocks are soaring, so are mortgage rates. mortgage rates, steve sedgwick has the answers. there he is for you.
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>> all right, fast forwarding today, secretary ash carter is making a trip to yank. he is culling with military leaders and delivering a pep talk to the troops there. the senate is poised on a bill that keeps the government funding. the house overwhelmingly voted for the measure. senators have been on track for final passage of the bill t. government will run out of money
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later this morning on "today," could your child's toys be spying on you and your family. could they pull these toys from your shelf? that's later this morning on "today." . well the markets are off to the races when all three major indices setting fresh records yet again. is the dow in santa's christmas plan? we have the details and more. always goed to talk to you, steve. >> reporter: always good to talk this is the time of year when we get the santa rally. but this has nothing to do with santa. it's another benefit ev leapt man. it's santa trump leading the markets higher. he put the dow up 7% into the election. the russell 2,000, smaller caps are up 16%. why are they rally? they think he will invigorate the taxes and the banks may get a red card next week from the
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they get better name. net interest margin, mortgage rates are jumping umm. we have a new high, 4.13%, up from 4.08. historically that is still a very low level. another different story for you. do you want to have people next to you playing with a mobile phone chath away or not? it's a big question for the airlines. because the bot, department of transport are gentleman to allow a lot of airlines might not want this. it's not necessarily great having those people yammering away next to you, especially like me. back to you. >> we love you. >> very entertaining. >> maybe you can have quiet rows. >> i we heard donald trump called a lot of things, i have not we heard him called santa trump. breaking news with that, thank you very much. have a great weekend. hollywood celebrates its 100th birthday.
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justin tim beerlake made a big splash down under. he surprised a group of students in to have t. kid were pumped to see the star in his school. some got to perform for timberlake. he wrote students were crazy talented. >> oh, it was so great to see. >> it's nice to see he is such a world renowned star, celebrated anywhere he goes. it's good to see he has that reach. >> justin going on. >> more from his single career days. ? i think so. you know what, different generations, you got people grew up loving him and people that know him for can't stop the ceiling. either way, you got to love them. >> what do you think of kirk douglas' a-listers? >> thank you for watching us. you are watching "early today." stay with us. s handymen.
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good morning. i'm susan kim. here's what's coming up on "live at daybreak"...college tuition is going up for thousands of students across wisconsin. who this will affect.. and why the decision came down.also... he's coming back.when president-elect donald trump will be back in
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good morning. i'm susan kim. i'm vince vitrano.let's start off with a check on the

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