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good morning. what will it take? the government shutdown now in its third week and still no clear end in sight. the president defiant that there will be a wall and threatening to go around congress. >> we can call a national emergency. >> as democrats warn nothing can be done until the government is back up and running again. >> we really cannot resolve this until we open up government. >> we are live at the white house with what happens next. new overnight. not backing down. the democratic freshman congresswoman caught on camera using crass language about impeachment and the president is speaking out this morning. >> i think no one expects me to be anything but myself.
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i think, you know, president trump has met his match. >> as the president and his allies call rashida tlaib's comments disgraceful. highway heartbreak. a louisiana down is reeling after learning five local children are dead in a fiery crash. the kids on the way to disney. what we are learning about one of the truck drivers involved in the crash. all that and ellen backlash. the talk show host facing criticism online for her support of kevin hart. one month after backing out of the oscars after homophobic comments from his past. ready for love? with ready of singles jumping into the dating world, why tomorrow is the best day to jump in. and countdown to the golden globes. the glitz and glam of the hollywood elite. who is expected to take it all?
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we'll tell you. "today," saturday january 5th, 2019. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," with sheinelle jones and peter alexander and dylan dreyer. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. thank you for waking up with us. welcome to "today" on saturday. the gang's all here. >> i feel i haven't seen you since the end of december. >> you had a vacation. >> it is quiet at the white house. we have news to talk about. we are beginning with the top story. >> back to the grind. the government shutdown now officially in its third week this morning. parts of washington at a standstill with democrats and the president still not able to come to agreement of funding or border wall or how to get the government open again. we have correspondent kelly o'donnell at the white house. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. acting chief of staff mick
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mulvaney has decided this is a working weekend for staff who will travel to camp david to work on the trump administration agenda. president trump will go to camp david tomorrow to lead the sessions. all of this happening while the government is partially closed and another round of negotiations this morning. shutdown day 15. more talk. >> we're going to be, i believe, very productive over the weekend. >> reporter: today, the vice president will host congressional negotiators in his ceremonial office across from the white house. >> our aim is to find a solution, not just simply to end the government shutdown. >> reporter: this latest session comes after friday's west wing visit from speaker pelosi, senator schumer and top republicans that exposed mixed messages over how long the stalemate could last. >> he said he would keep the government closed to be a very
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long period of time. months or years. >> absolutely. >> reporter: sounding dug in for the long haul. but then the president also said. >> we think it can go very quickly. no, we won't be opening until it is solved. >> reporter: demanding billions for his promised border wall. president trump floated a substantial new variation. >> if i build a steel wall rather than concrete wall. >> reporter: pressed on his he easier sell to democrats. >> i feel the other side feels better about it. >> reporter: but speaker pelosi wasn't buying. >> we cannot resolve this it until we open up government. >> reporter: president trump even suggested he could bypass congress by using presidential authority to declare a national emergency. >> i may do it. i may do it. >> reporter: as washington talks, federal employees are left with more uncertainty. >> we look at each other and it is like wow.
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are we going to get paid? >> reporter: with federal wor r workers waiting for paychecks comes this wrinkle. the shutdown has exposed something people didn't expect. a $10,000 pay increase scheduled for cabinet secretaries and vice president. their pay has been frozen since 2013. now the white house has been told about this, the president said he would look at putting a hold on it. white house officials say they will look for options so those top leaders would forego raises at least while the shutdown is under way. sheinelle and peter. >> thank you, kelly. we have steve kornacki. happy new year. >> you, too. >> this is a partial shutdown, but still the second longest shutdown ever. the third week. the president says it could go for days or for years here. there are real-world impacts. three people recently dying in national parks.
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largely left opened and not staffed. immigration courts are shutdown. the backlog is significant. thousands of those cases canceled every day. perhaps most importantly for travelers, tsa, we understand, hundreds of screeners are calling in sick. a lot of them are trying to find money elsewhere to pay their bills right now. i guess the simple question is how does this thing end when neither side is willing to back down? >> i think it is interesting the real-world impact you are talking about. that is the question over the next couple days and potentially, if it goes that long. does that change the politics in washington? the dynamic is the democrats who control the house, they do not feel they want to change position. they feel they are in a strong position. there are republicans in washington who seem uneasy with the position the president is taking on this. it is not at a level where it is open revolt in the republican
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party. the president himself holding court for an hour and a half in the rose garden. he certainly seems on some level to be enjoying this moment. i didn't get the impression of watching the president this is somebody panicking over the political implications. the question is real-word implications seep in and does that change. >> let's ask about daca. the policy repealed by trump. could that used as a bargaining chip? >> it has been sitting there for the last year or so. we have been down this road a few times in a few ways. i think realistically at this point when you look at the impasse and how long the shutdown has gone , if there is something more to expand and include daca, i guess it would be a two-phase thing. reopen the government and here is the money for that. and then the parties can sit down and negotiate that the next couple months.
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the clock ticking to add that much complexity to it, it is hard to see a quick resolution. >> what struck me from the comments from the president yesterday, we tried to fact check on a day-to-day basis is without claims, his evidence, he said previous presidents told him they wished they built the wall. several past presidents spoken out saying that is simply not true here. it goes to the challenge of negotiating with donald trump. nancy pelosi versus donald trump. this is the showdown we will see for much of the future. who wins here? does the president win or do the democrats win this fight? >> you wonder if they are thinking about audiences here. there is polling out there about this already asking which party do you blame? trump is getting the blame. democrats are saying politically we are winning this. trump, this presidency built entirely on his base. you saw how much he responded to
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talk radio a couple of weeks ago. he has his calculation if he has them with thhim, he can ride it out. i'm not sure they are respondin. >> steve, thank you. we turn to comments overnight from the freshman congresswoman who after just being sworn in spoke out with choice words for the president. in a new interview, rashida tlaib is defending and standing by her comments about the president and impeachment. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker is here with more on that. nice to see you. >> good morning. nice to see you. this is big talk. rashida tlaib's interview is a sign she is not backing down despite backlash from some in her party. it is a growing flashpoint for democrats. impeachment? >> reporter: this morning, rashida tlaib from michigan, standing by her calls for the president to be impeached.
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>> i think no one expects me to be anything but myself. the girl from southwest detroit. satisfies a sass and attitude. the president has met his match. >> reporter: it started thursday night when the voideo posted on twitter talking about the president. and when questioned about her word choice? >> it is how my grandmother, if she was alive, would say it. >> reporter: the president firing back friday. >> i thought that was a great dishonor to her and her family. i thought it was highly disrespectful to the united states of america. >> reporter: the controversy overshadowing a history making week for tlaib who became the first palestinian-american woman sworn in to congress. the house speaker nancy pelosi who has set a high bar for impeachment, weighing in at the msnbc town hall. >> i don't like that language. i wouldn't use that language. i don't, again, establish any
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language standards for my colleagues. i don't think it is anything worse than what the president has said. >> reporter: tlaib pushing for impeachment right out of the gate push for are republican backlash. mitt romney saying representative tlaib took the politics of washington deeper down the drain. some democrats warn it could back fire. >> those kmentcomments don't ta in the right direction. >> reporter: and representative brad sherman introducing articles of impeachment. tlaib defiant. >> i'm focused. i'm really doing justice for my residents. that means being vocal and being loud and direct about what my intentions are here. that, to me, is exactly why they elected me. >> kristen, this is a delicate dance for democrats. trying to hammer home the
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message they are working for the american people. this idea of talking about impeachment and certainly in those crass terms, under cuts that effort. >> absolutely. no doubt that party leaders and members of the establishment don't see impeachment as a winning issue, particularly because of the mueller investigation hasn't wrapped up. they are afraid it will back fire and they cannot govern. and in 2020, they are bolstered by polls. americans are concerned about the health care and economy. the freshmen congressmen and women campaigned on the promise to impeach. they feel it fires up their base. there is broad agreement. they will have oversight of this president. >> both sides talking to the folks who got them there. thank you. also this morning, new details about that deadly accident on a florida highway. this morning, we are learning the truck driver of the center of the fiery florida crash that killed seven people, including
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five children, had several traffic tickets. nbc's tammy leitner is in florida close to the scene of the accident. tammy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. six of the victims are still at the hospital recovering and could be here for days if not weeks. we also learned the five children who were killed were all from the same small community in louisiana. this morning, a small town in louisiana is grieving the deaths of five children in their community. >> pray for our community and families. >> reporter: killed in a fiery crash in florida along with two truck drivers. the children were all in a church van heading to disney world. investigators believe a northbound tractor-trailer swerved hard to the left dragging a car with it through the barricade. it slammed into the southbound 18 wheeler. the church van hit the trucks as it caught fire and running over
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passenger s ejected from the v. >> they had a range of injuries. >> reporter: surgeon scott brackenridge treated the victims. >> it was a tragic day. it is hard to see this many people go through the event like this. >> reporter: the youngest of the children killed was just 9 years old. >> these are just good, hometown, country people that would give you the shirt off their backs. >> stand for a moment of silence. >> reporter: the loss felt across the tiny town of 4,400. >> it is gut-wrenching because you immediately feel for the kids that lost their lives and their families. then you realize how far reaching this is going to be. >> reporter: investigators asked the medical examiner to determine if the driver of the big rig which crossed the center lane and setoff the accident if he was under the influence of anything. guys.
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>> heartbreaking. tammy, thank you. to a case that is dividing the military this morning. pitting a decorated navy s.e.a.l. committed against crimes on iraq and those saying the justice is in the courtroom and not on the battle field. we have kathy park with us this morning. >> reporter: peter, good morning. gallagher was on the eighth tour of duty and prosecutors say he snapped. despite the horrific war crimes, supporters still call him a hero. >> i'm innocent. i love you. >> reporter: in a video posted friday, we hear from decorated navy s.e.a.l. edward gallagher as he walks away in handcuffs. this morning, he is back in jail after friday's arraignment where he pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder charges. his wife was seen entering the courtroom and reportedly stood by his side during each break. gallagher is accused of stabbing
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and killing a young isis fighter during the 2017 deployment in iraq. his eighth tour of duty. navy prosecutors say he posed with the body and gunned down unarmed iraqi civilians, including a man carrying walk and a girl in mosul. >> the question is did he murder this isis individual. the answer is he did not. >> reporter: in court, loved ones spoke on his behalf while prosecutors presented evidence that shows gallagher intimidating witnesses through text messages which his attorney deniy denies. >> text messages indicate that eddie may have sent texts out saying these individuals making the allegations against him are lying. >> reporter: meanwhile, support is growing on social media. demanding to free the veteran. his brother who appeared on fox news, claims disgruntled navy
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s.e.a.l.s and painted gallagher as a criminal. >> there is evidence that exonerates him. >> reporter: the war hero, awarded the bronze star twice, now fighting a new battle in court. and gallagher's trial is set to begin february 19th. if convicted, he could face life in prison. peter. >> kathy park, thank you. let's check in with dylan and see what the weather is like. >> good morning. it is a rainy day for the northeast. we have the storm system in new hampshire which will get replaced. we have winter advisories for people in that area. this storm system comes in with warm temperatures. once we transition over to rain where it is icy right now, it will stay as rain. it exits by the time we go into late today and overnight and then just lake-effect snow kicks in for tomorrow. winds will become very gusty. we could see some delays up and
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down the east coast today at the airports and boston and new york city and washington, d.c., because of the areas of heavy rain and some gusty winds, up to 20-to-30 miles per hour. we are looking for most of the rain to fall across massachusetts and southern rhode island areas. and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. still to come, the latest on the
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oscars issue for ellen saying kevin hart should host after all. you are not the only ones with the new year's
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. we are back on saturday morning with the look back at the week that was. >> the headlines were largely dominated by the ongoing government shutdown. there were other stories we covered as well. a history making day on capitol hill. a new crop of lawmakers was sworn in on thursday giving democrats control of the house for the first time in the trump presidency and the first time since 2011. >> do you solemnly swear? >> the 116th congress with a record number of african-americans and women. and nancy pelosi was sworn in
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once again as house speaker. elizabeth warren announced a plan to explore a 2020 presidential bid. >> america's middle class is hollowed out and opportunity for our young people is shrinking. so, i'm in this fight all the way. >> and president trump is already taking aim. >> do you really they she believes she can win? >> i don't know. you have to ask her psychiatrist. >> an american held in russia after accused of espionage got his visit from officials. >> he is not a spy. >> his family saying he was in russia to attend a friend's wedding. >> houston police searching for the man who opened fire in a parking lot killing a 7-year-old girl and injuring her mother. >> deputies released the video of the red pickup truck jazmine's family spoke about.
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>> took away an innocent child. she did not deserve this. she did not deserve it at all. a horrific scene in russia after the apartment building collapsed and killed dozens. an 11 month old baby was pulled from the rubble 36 hours after the collapse. and a christmas miracle in florida where a paramedic's cpr instructions over the phone helped save the life of a 15 month old who fell into the pool. >> breathe into his mouth. >> moments before firefighters arrived. >> he's gurgling. >> and netflix announced "bird box" broke records. more than 45 million accounts watched in the first week. >> kim ckardashian posted this. i really like it. who has seen it? literally everyone. things got heated at the
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sugar bowl when the texas longhorns broke through against uga. it was a battle against greats. roger federer and serena williams facing off for the first time ever. federer struggled the return of serve, but ultimately came out on top. >> i hope to get tips later on. how to get a little better. it was really impressive. >> two greats. >> they will run after each other like the bull and the dog? >> that video is still crazy. i thought it was amazing a long horn on the field. the fact it went after that tiny georgia bulldog. >> he is passionate. >> some photographer got a scratch on his back. >> it all ended okay. still to come on "today," one of the biggest nights in hollywood is a day away. what you need to know about the
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golden globes. how did actor idris elba become a performer at coachella? and why sunday is texpected togood morning, thanks for
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joining us. i )m kira klapper with meteorologist rob mayeda with a look at your microclimate forecast. download our nbc bay area app picking up rain now moving into
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the north bay. this is just the leading edge of a storm system that will bring rain at times. very gusty winds at the center of the actual storm just west of san francisco this morning. there is also the chance we might see some isolated thunder today. highs in the mid-to-upper 50s. rain on and off at times. not all day. brief downpours possible with those gusty winds and we got another storm rolling in for tomorrow. the rain comes back big time as you wrap up tomorrow. storm number two on the way. >> thanks for the warning, rob. be sure to download our app and you'll get alerts like this one. we sent it around 7:00 last night and we'll send more as the storm impacts itself. our app is free. on monday california gets its new governor, gavin newsom will be sworn in weather
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permitting. he'll be moving from his home in kent field to the governor's mansion in sacramento bringing his wife, four kids, two dogs and bunny. >> it shows that he's invested in, you know, being around in this area and i work down the street so its awesome just to be able to see that and maybe have some interaction, say hi, that kind of stuff. >> yesterday governor brown spent the day moving out. the inauguration ceremony takes place at 11:00 on monday morning. the party already got started. thousands of football fans are in the south bay for the national championship between clemson and alabama. fans braved the cold last night for the first free out door concert at discovery meadow. the question is will fans brave the rain. not every one plans to. >> if it's raining, i can't come out. can't mess with the hair. >> we'll be out. we've got rain jackets. the rain doesn't bother us. we'll be good. >> it's best to be overprepared
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so you can enjoy the free outdoor contest. coming up this morning on "today in the bay," another hot ticket in the east bay. we'll take you inside steph curry's free party. it actually happened after all ta drama of people waiting in line not being able to get tickets and going back to wait in line again. we'll take you there. that plus all your top stories and the very important weather forecast with rob, wind, rain, rain again coming up at 7:00. we hope you join us. we'll send you off with this beautiful shot of san francisco.
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we're back on saturday morning, january 5th, 2019 with a live look at the rockefeller christmas tree. it's still beautiful. only two days left to check it out before the lights get turned off for the season and the tree gets taken down. >> crowds have cleared out. let's begin with a check of the headlines as the government shutdown over funding for the border wall enters day 15, the vice president will host congressional negotiators later today. this comes after friday's west wing visit with speaker pelosi, senator schumer and top republicans expose mixed messages how long the shut down will last. in the meeting, the president said he would keep it closed for
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months, even years but later in the rose garden said it could go quickly. >> some new developments this morning in the robert mueller investigation. a grand jury extended on evidence uncovered by the special counsel's russia probe. the term was set to expire this week but will last another six months, a sign he is not concluding his inquiry just yet. >> a major safety alert from ford, the company recalling more than 950,000 vehicles worldwide told replace takata passenger air bag inflaters that can explode and send shrapnel everywhere. vehicles are here in the u.s. making this part of the largest series of recalls in american history. ford has not yet heard of any injuries related to the issue. >> check out this big catch. a bluefin tuna in japan made history today. the 612-pound fish sold for a
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record $3 million at an auction in a famed tokyo fish market. a restaurant owner placed the winning bid. he's no stranger to spending big bucks for big fish. >> a big fish. >> also this morning, new controversy after ellen's public support of kevin hart urging him to reconsider hosting this year's oscars. she's now facing mounting criticism online. matt bradley is here with more on that. a lot of people talking about this again today. >> good morning. reaction was very swift on social media. many condemning ellen for her support of hart who stepped down as host last month after comments from the past started surfacing online. this morning, the big question remains, will kevin hart get that job back. >> this morning nothing comment from the academy one day after ellen's plea for kevin hart to reconsider hosting the academy awards after he stepped down
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over homophobic comments he's made in the past. >> i want you to oscars. >> ellen is now facing an onslaught of backslash online. megan megan co-host of abc's "the view" tweeting, where is the genuine apology the lgbt community and teachable momentle? and duray mckesson said i expected her to ask him sort some of challenging question, anything really. some hit back at degeneres who is herself is gay. ellen can't forgive someone on behalf of the community. hart apologized again on friday. >> there is no perfect bone in my body. have i made several mistakes and i embrace them all because i'm a better man because of it. >> reporter: it began when the academy picked him to host in december. social media users unearthed some of his old acs. >> do what you want to do, but me being a heterosexual male, if
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i can protect my son from being gay, i will. >> hart tweeted i'm sorry that i hurt people and stepped down from the role. >> now i'm upset because i know i don't have a homofoeic bone in my body. >> reporter: degeneres urged him to ignore critics. >> whatever's going on on the internet, don't pay attention to them. >> reporter: now it's up to the academy to decide if they will take hart back. ellen actually called the academy and said she was told the academy has never refused hart in the first place and the whole thing came down to a misunderstanding. it remains to be seen what will happen next. >> thank you very much. >> let's turn to the manhunt under way in las vegas after police say a woman ran over a nail salon worker killing her. looking for the driver and a warning to viewers, some of the video in the story is disturbing. here's nbc's morgan chess can i. >> reporter: after a grew sml whom decide, the las vegas police department taking to social media.
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>> please take a close look at this photo. >> reporter: part of the manhunt for suspect krista whipple who was driving a stolen car. >> i'm coming to you today. >> reporter: police say whipple seen in the newly released video went into crystal nails saturday for a $35 manicure. when the credit card was declined whipple said she would get money from her car car but tried to drive off. the video explains what happened next. >> the female owner jumped in front of the suspect's vehicle while her husband was at the back of the car, at which time the suspect accelerated through the parking lot. >> reporter: that woman was annie indiana. she later died from injuries being sustained from goinged you the car. she was the mother of three girls. police remain on the hunt for her killer hoping the public can help track her down. morgan chess can i, nbc news. >> sad story. >> another check of weather now from dillon.
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>> good morning, again. we are watching a series of storms approaching the west coast. we've had a bit of a break but are going to see rain move into the coastal areas from washington through oregon and down into northern california. this move inland and produce a lot of snow, especially for the mountains as we gsz into tonight and tomorrow, too. we are going to see this storm system continue to produce, perhaps up to about 2 to 3 inches of rainfall across northern california. that could lead to the potential for mudslides and brief flooding. as for snow, we're going to see significant snowfall in the highest elevations perhaps up to two feet of snow across parts of the higher elevations back through california and eventually up to about a foot of snow possible in the rockies. this develop into the next storm system that will move through the midwest perhaps producing significant snow for some areas in the northern parts of the upper midwest and by the time we get foo monday, this could lead to the potential for snowfall across new england, as well. th
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and we're seeing our storm ranker mobile there is the chance we could see some isolated thunder as the cold core of the system and the actual center of the storm tracks by. gusty winds at times. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50s and then storm two rolls in tomorrow mid-day. it'll be a wet and stormy finish to the weekend and more rain by mid-week. forecast. >> thank you, now here's a peek out your and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. still to come, the latest on britney spears abrupt decision to cancel her upcoming shows. and another wild week on wall street and a new year ahead. what you should be doing to make the most of your money in 2019. we'll have all that after these messages. 2019. we'll have all that after these messages. well, here's to first dates! you look amazing.
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good cold crowd outside. we will visit shortly. a lot of americans made resolutions to lose a couple pounds. if that is you, you are not alone. >> there is an even likely group to join. elephants. >> ron mott traveled for a different battle of the bulge. >> reporter: okay, they are thick around the rump and stand
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around all day eating. they're elephants. >> can they really be overweight? >> yes. >> reporter: because of that, the eight gals and the star at the st. louis zoo, raja, the 26-year-old male, have zoo officials monitoring their girth. raja was deemed overweight of the 250 animals at various somes. >> he weighs from 10,000 pounds. he is in good body condition. >> reporter: the st. louis zoo came up with a recipe. automatic gravity feeders forcing them to work for food and feeding smaller meals. >> tell him all right. >> reporter: and like you and me, the real goal here is keep them active. >> raja, stand.
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good boy. >> very good. >> reporter: along with the ladies, raja enjoys exercise so long as it comes with a tasty reward. doing reps even more me. >> most of the exercise is exploring and foraging for food. it is important we keep the habitats dynamic. >> reporter: the officials say it keeps the elephants in check to minimize joint and foot injuries. you will forgive them for a little junk in the trunk. we all need a treat here and there. for "today," ron mott, nbc news, st. louis. >> i was going to say, raja, my advice is don't comment on the ladies' junk in the trunk. >> wow. good stuff. coming up, if you have resolutions as well, stick around. we have the newest fitness trends to help you get into
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good saturday morning. it is 5:56. taking a live look outside in san francisco. boy, that books beautiful. so clear. that's because it's really windy and the rain is coming. thanks for joining us. meteorologist rob mayeda has a look at our microclimate forecast. a lot on the docket. >> wind is a big part of the story but the temperature's not too bad. 49 degrees in san jose and san francisco, by the way, close to 50 this morning but the wind is starting to pick up. san jose at 18 miles an hour. we will see gusts at 45 at times around mid-day. there's the rain approaching north bay just near the coast and you see the downpours there in the oranges and yellows
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offshore. our satellite radar is showing rain. blustery all day long and eventually the wind speeds will start to come down as we head into the evening as this is the first of two storms. we're tracking this weekend as this thing starts to wind down tonight, another one comes in midday tomorrow. so we got a second storm on sunday. that's going to bring more rain with that second storm. the storm totals for the weekend probably about a half inch to an inch of rain for most of the bay area but santa cruz mountains could see as much as two inches. championship football day today. >> well, we have an interview last night where the woman said it's the college football super bowl so brave the rain, suck it
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up is what she said. all right, thanks. download our nbc bay area app. we'll send you more as the storm's impact is felt. our app is free for iphone and android devices. california gets its brand-new governor. newsom will be sworn in on the steps of the capitol weather permitting. we've also learned he'll be moving from his home in kent field to the governor's mansion in sacramento bringing his wife, four kids, two dogs and bunny. >> it shows that he's invested in, you know, being around in this area and i work down the street so its awesome just to be able to see that and maybe have some interaction, say hi, that kind of stuff. >> yesterday governor brown spent the day moving out. the inauguration ceremony is monday morning at 11:00. the teams have arrived.
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the party has started. thousands of football fans are in the south bay for the college football national championship. lots of events are planned for this weekend before monday's big game between clemson ann alabama. the fans braved the cold last night. will they brave the rain? not everyone plans to. >> if it's raining can't come out, can't mess with the hair. >> we'll be out. weather doesn't bother us. we got rain jackets. we'll be good. >> best to be overprepared so you can enjoy the outdoor concert. 5:59, another hot ticket in the east bay. we'll take you inside curry's free party in oakland. that plus all your top stories at 7:00. see you then.
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good morning. no end in sight. the government shutdown entering its third week with the president defiant about his border wall. president trump threatening it could last days or years. now even warning he might go around congress to get his way. >> we could call a national emergency and build it quickly. >> democrats holding ground. >> we really cannot resolve this until we open up government. >> we're live at the white house. flu season fears. the number of states across the country suffering from the flu outbreak has more than doubled from a week ago. we have the latest on just how bad it could get. and countdown to the golden globes. the first award show of the season is here bringing the
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glitz and glam of the hollywood elite. who is expected to have the biggest night of all? we'll tell you "today" saturday, january 5th, 2019. ♪ ♪ living shooting for the stars that i couldn't ♪ >> first trip to nyc. >> here from the green mountain state. >> all i want for my birthday is a hug from dylan. >> a shoutout to my second graders. >> happy new year! ♪ >> dylan is feeling it this morning. >> those guys are wonderful. our producer is great. >> good morning. great to see you guys and back for the new year. we have a lot of head. i'm glad to be together to do it again. we start with the news. the government shutdown officially in its third week
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this morning. parts of washington at a standstill with democrats and the president still unable to come to any agreement over funding a border wall or simply how to reopen the government. nbc's white house correspondent kelly o'donnell is live at the white house. kelly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, peter. fresh off the twitter feed, the president is talking about the shutdown and saying democrats could solve this easily. he says it could be done quickly if they just support real, all caps, border security. today, congressional offices will be sending top representatives here to meet with the vice president. aides tell me the meeting at 11:00 a.m. was organized with no end time. if there is any progress, they can keep working. shutdown day 15. more talk. >> we're going to be, i believe, very productive over the weekend. >> reporter: today, the vice president will host congressional negotiators in his
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ceremonial office across from the white house. >> our aim will be to find a solution, not just simply to end the government shutdown. >> reporter: the latest session comes after friday's west wing visit from speaker pelosi and senator schumer and top republicans. which exposed mixed messages over how long the stalemate could last. >> he said he would keep the government closed for a very long period of time. months or years. >> absolutely. i said that. >> reporter: sounding dug in for the long haul. but then the president also said. >> we think it could go very quickly. no, we won't be opening until it is solved. >> reporter: demanding billions for his promised border wall, president trump floated a substantial new variation. >> if i build a steel wall. >> reporter: he claims steel may be an easier sell to democrats. >> i think we are probably talking about steel because i really feel the other side feels
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better about it. >> reporter: but speaker pelosi wasn't buying. >> we really cannot resolve this until we open up government. >> reporter: president trump even suggested he could bypass congress by using presidential authority to declare a national emergency. >> i may do it. i may do it. >> reporter: as washington talks, federal employees are left with more uncertainty. >> we look at each other and, you know, it's like, wow. are we going to get paid? >> reporter: a work force of roughly 800,000 people not getting paychecks. with this lapse, there is a wrinkle. a plan in the law that would allow for a $10,000 raise to cabinet secretaries and the vice president because their salaries have been frozen for five years. the law lapsing, that kicks in. there is a new memo from the office of personnel management saying the salaries should remain frozen during the shutdown. that is one wrinkle.
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there are ways real people are affected and also there are different ways we are seeing this play out that can frustrate the public watching this now into the third week. peter and sheinelle. >> a lot of frustration. kelly o'donnell, thank you. to other headlines this morning, including new details on the fiery crash in florida that killed seven people. the truck driver at the center of the wreck had several traffic violations. meanti meantime, a town in louisiana is mourning as five of the children were part of the church group from the community were killed on the way to disney world. a late night brawl in a california bowling alley turned deadly. police reported shots fired at gable house bowl in torrance, california. the names of the victims have not been revealed. investigators are still trying to figure out who was involved.
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a health alert as the flu season gets worse. according to the cdc, the new cases are surging and the states with the flu doubled since last week. dr. john torres has more. >> reporter: the doctor at the medical center is on the frontline of the flu season. >> the flu is kicking in right now. is that what you are seeing here? >> we are seeing an uptick in the cases of flu in the past few weeks. >> reporter: according to the cdc, h 1 n 1, known as the swine flu, is the large number of cases. last month, the journalist bree payton died from it. >> we have seen hospitalizations this year. we will expected more. >> reporter: with last year's flu season one p of tof the dea,
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the cdc recommends everyone six months or older to get the vaccine. if you do get sick, there is a drug called xofluza, can be taken. >> dr. torres, good morning. is it too late to get the flu shot? >> it is not too late. the season peaks in january and february. we are not there yet. we think the worst weeks are ahead of us. you want to get the flu shot now. it takes two weeks to kick in. get it. six months and above. especially pregnant women. >> important. good advice. we checked your chart. happy birthday today. >> thank you very much. >> we checked your chart. i have not heard that. don't go too far. you will be back with health tips for 2019. >> for the new year. you bet. we are heading to the plaza with a check of the weather with dylan. >> good morning. it is a little bit gross out here this morning. i met brandon here on the plaza.
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he asked during commercial if he was on tv yet. i said no, but now you are. what do you want to do with your big moment? >> um -- >> you're speechless. >> buy a hot dog and pretzel off the streets of new york. >> i think that can happen. that's a good thing to do in new york. get the local food. let's look at what is going on across the country. it is going to be above average. warmer temperatures continue right through the middle of the country. running 10 to 20 degrees above average. st. louis, 62 degrees today. that's not bad. cleveland at 46. raleigh at 62. lubbo lubbock, texas, 69 degrees. tomorrow, we stay on the mild side. louisville close to 60. springfield in the mid-60s. as we go into next week, we are going to see the warmth try to spread to the east. we will be in the 50s. 55 in philadelphia on tuesday. we got a yay from the audience. we drop back to the 40s for the
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middle of the week. in indianapolis on morning beginning to see some of the rain there on approach. west of san bruno you can see the heavier showers lurking offshore. these are bands of rain pushing through with the chance today of some isolated thunder and a winter advisory for most of the bay area through 4:00 today. highs today will be in the mid-to-upper 50s. we do have another storm due midday tomorrow with more gusty wind to wrap up the weekend. that's your latest forecast. sheinelle and peter. >> thank you, dylan. still to come, big news from coachella. why a world famous actor is one of the headliners at the desert concert. and searching for a soul mate. why tomorrow is your big day. why tomorrow is your big day. we'll tell you your mornings were made for better things than rheumatoid arthritis.
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before you and your rheumatologist move to another treatment, ask if xeljanz xr is right for you. xeljanz xr is a once-daily pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well enough it can reduce pain, swelling and further joint damage, even without methotrexate. xeljanz xr can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections, and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened. as have tears in the stomach or intestines, serious allergic reactions, low blood cell counts, higher liver tests and cholesterol levels. don't start xeljanz xr if you have an infection. your doctor should perform blood tests before and while taking xeljanz xr, and monitor certain liver tests. tell your doctor if you've been somewhere fungal infections are common and if you have had tb, hepatitis b or c, or are prone to infections. don't let another morning go by without talking to your rheumatologist about xeljanz xr.
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with the holidays behind us, it is the season for new beginnings. if you are looking to recharge your love life, think about getting a line tomorrow. >> just saying. >> dylan is in the orange room to explain why. >> match making sites call tomorrow, january 6th, dating sunday. it is expected to be the best day of the year for online dating. if you think cupid is waiting in the wings for valentine's day, think again. the best day of the year to meet your match is this sunday when a reported 50% to 85% more singles log on to find love. >> dating sunday is like our black friday. people are setting up more dates that day than all year. >> sundays are busy days for online dating, but spending the
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holidays solo is putting people in action. and apps from ok cupid is updating offerings. match.com has the ability to like instead of swipe which is more intentional. tindr allows you to offer features and bumble helps you kick start conversations. >> we launched we met to ask you to rate the date to make your matches better. >> if you are ready to take the plunge, who is in pool with you? nearly half of americans aged 18 and older are singles. according to the match.com survey, 1 in 3 relationships starts online. app usage has tripled in recent years. age is no barrier. sites report growing numbers of seniors as well. >> so many apps and each app has its own personality.
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>> to make the most of your time online, log on at night. if you see someone you like, reach out with more than a hi. most importantly, open your mind to what your perfect match may look like. >> if you are open and willing to have a new lens and meet people who would not have that, you would probably meet your person. >> wait. there's more. after dating sunday, you should gear up for the first date friday on january 11th. if you are too busy to log in and click and wink. don't worry. peak dating season runs until valentine's day. >> wait until next year? >> just in time for the flu to go away. you know, i did this round table for another show a couple weeks ago. the only thing with the millennials with the dating, they have the check list.
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take away the bullet points. >> you know what i mean? >> let things happen. >> i think so. what do i know? goodness. good luck. tomorrow is your day. >> pressure is on. how about "popstart?" switching gears. britney spears. the pop star shocked the internet and fans announcing her vegas show is on hold indefinitely. she announced it on twitter with a throwback photo. her father nearly died a few months ago and while he is out of the hospital now, he still has a long road ahead of him. adding she wants to be with her family at this time just like they always been there for her. the show is supposed to debut in february. coachella. the 2019 lineup is announced. there are surprises, but the biggest one is idris elba. >> nice. >> he is known for his film work, but did you know the actor also moonlights as ida dee jay?
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many wonder if it is a joke or if he will perform a short play. some creating a fake lineup which this one including glenn close, but kathie lee and hoda. the music festival takes place in april. and margot robbie speaking out about the time's up initiative. it has been a year since the birth of the movement. margot talked to willie geist about that. >> have things changed in your eye in the last year? >> i think they have. i really do. i'm promoting a film directed by a woman. i'm in prep for a film with a female director. a second-time female director with a big budget behind it. i think until recently, saying that and getting people to put money behind that weas two conversations. >> you can catch the interview with margot tomorrow on "sunday
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today." >> thank you, dylan. don't go too far. coming up, we are taking a look at your new show which takes people around the world. swimming with stingrays and bears. oh, my. we are back after this. this
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we are back this morning. we have very exciting news. >> shameless plug. >> this one's worth plugging. dylan is hosting a new show and premieres today here on nbc. >> it is appropriately named "earth odyssey with dylan dreyer." it takes a look at wildlife around the world. >> it is the fun show of exploration. i don't always get it to go to the places, but i did get to swim with sditingrays for an
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episode on january 26th. here is a sneak peek. >> i'm here surrounded by a diverse variety of rays. of course, water is essential to all life on earth. not to those dwelling in the ocean, but those living high above sea level. >> it took me so long to record that one couple sentences. >> you are surrounded. >> they had the barbs cut. they can't sting you. they like to sit on your feet. it is this heavy wet blanket that's on your foot. it just sits there. >> and now talk. of all the things, go swim with dolphins. we set you up to swim with stingrays. >> i don't get to go to a lot of the places, but that is what makes it special. it is vietnam and galapagos islands. >> kids love this. i have seen the past shows you have been doing on the theme
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exploratory shows. my daughters love it because it is an opportunity to watch the animals in the far away places. this is great saturday morning viewi viewing. >> it is the part of the family morning block of shows on nbc on saturday morning. it is a great nature show. kids love the animals. parents love it, too. it is a learning experience in a half hour. it premieres today on nbc. check your local listings. it is here at 10:30 here in new york. >> thank you. still to come on "today," our countdown to the golden globes. who will take home the awards? who will take home the awards? "a star is born" or "black
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good morning. it is saturday, january 5th. we'll give you a live look outside at 6:26. it looks like its raining out there right now. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. meteorologist rob mayeda has our microclimate forecast and he's here to tell you if you're not seeing the rain yet, you will. >> or wind. probably a lot more wind with this particular storm than big rain totals. golden gate bridge starting to see the roadways slicking up there as the rain comes in. the wind strongest right now is san jose, southeast at 18 miles an hour and our stormranger mobile doppler radar shows rain now starting to cross into san francisco over the coast but the truly heavier showers, the bands of orange and yellow offshore,
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those downpours just coming in the next hour or so. the storm center itself is off to the west. that's the reason it'll be so windy today. eventually it'll move to the northeast today so that is the reason why we will be seeing gusty winds up to 45-miles-per-hour at times, rain at times, blustery day today and then things are going to turn more calm towards tonight but then we have a second storm coming in right around this time tomorrow. that second storm, by the way, for sunday will probably bring more rain, maybe one to two inches of rain for the north bay so a stormy and windy finish to the weekend. we should see a break for the championship game on monday at levi stadium and then a third storm and high surf mid-week. >> rob, thanks. be sure to download our app and you'll get alerts just like this one. we sent it around 7:00 last night and we'll send more as the storm's impact is felt. our app is free for iphones and
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android devices. california gets its new governor on monday. gavin newsom will be sworn in on the steps of the capital, weather permitting. he'll be the first governor since schwarzenegger to be sworn outside. he'll be moving from his home in kent field to the governor's mansion in sacramento bringing what sounds like a small farm. his wife, four kids, two dogs and a bunny. >> it shows that he's invested in, you know, being around in this area and i work down the street so its awesome just to be able to see that and maybe have some interaction, say hi, that kind of stuff. >> yesterday governor brown spent the day moving out. the inauguration takes place monday morning at 11:00 a.m. the teams have arrived, the party is just getting started. thousands of football fans are here in the south bay for the college football national championship. lots of events are planned for this rainy weekend before monday's big game between
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clemson and alabama. fans braved the cold last night for the first free outdoor concert. the question now is, will they brave the rain as well? not everyone will. >> if it's raining, i can't come out. can't mess with the hair. >> rain doesn't bother us. we'll be good. >> rain jackets, rain pants, best to over prepare so you can enjoy those outdoor concerts. it is 6:29. coming up on "today in the bay," another hot ticket over in the east bay. we'll take you inside the party that actually happened. the curry's free party. back to "today."
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we are back on this rainy saturday morning. january 5th, 2019. you guys win. >> no doubt. >> it is breezy and rainy. a great crowd. not keeping you away. happy new year. >> she looked back at us and said we're freezing. we have a lot to get to this in half hour. everything you need to know to get the new year off started right. your fashion must haves. the top tv shows. we tackle everything that is going to be trending in 2019. and no better way to kickoff the new year than with healthy recipes that happen to be vegan
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and delicious. first, final plans under way for the 76th annual golden globes awards. the show known for unpredictability not because of the booze filled antics. >> here is an interesting fact. there are only 90 people who actually vote on the golden globes awards. because of the small number, that makes it difficult to predict. >> garjoe garagiola has more. >> reporter: it is the kickoff to the award season. the fun loving antidote to the oscars. this award show has a humble beginning dating back to 1943 when a small group of journalists came together to be the foreign hollywood press association and soon after, the golden globes wardawards.
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>> doris day. >> reporter: the first was a lunch with journalists handing out the honors. that changed in 1958 when with cigarettes and cocktails in hand, the rat pack jumped on stage and hijacked the festivi y festivities. from that moment on, it turned into the unpredictable. and thanks to sinatra and company, stars take over hosting duties. this year it belongs to andy samberg and sandra oh. what is the headline going in this year? >> i think we are celebrating a couple of things. more diversity among the no, ma'am nominations. you have "black panther" and blackkklansman. >> christian bale leads the nominations. right behind it is bradley cooper with "a star is born."
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many expecting it to hit all of the right notes. including the best picture drama. >> i think "black panther" deserves it. i think "a star is born" will win. >> we have nicole kidman and lady gaga. two you never think of in the same sentence with the award category. >> i think lady gaga takes it. nicole kidman nominated 13 times. >> one of the tightest races, best actor. >> bradley cooper and rame malik. >> reporter: the favorite for the musical categories? the favorite among favorites. when it comes to tv, the globes recognize big names and new shows. with a-listers taking on the
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small screen, netflix is expected to take on the large honors. >> it is the most exciting category. you have julia roberts and sandra oh and elizabeth moss. they love julia roberts. sandra oh is hosting. i think julia roberts takes it. >> as for the comedy? things are looking marvelous for "mrs. maisel." and carol burnett with the lifetime achievement award. for "today," joelle gargullo, nbc news. >> you can catch the golden globes tomorrow night here on nbc. dylan is hanging outside with the final check of the weather. >> thanks for leaving me. you know exactly how it is looking out here. we have a nice crowd on the plaza. i want to make sure because they have all been standing out in
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the rain. everyone gets their chance to be on tv. even this little guy. who is this? >> his name is baxter. he has an instagram. he lives downtown. >> he is beautiful. i love him. we have it all out here. including the animals. let's take a look at what is going on so we can wrap this up. we arehave rain in the northeas. up across boston today is where the rain is heaviest all day long. above average temperatures in the middle of the country. rain and mountain snow, a lot of it, will move into california. we could see up to 2 feet in the higher elevations. that moves into the rockies tomorrow. above average temperatures in the middle of the country through sunday. north of that, upper midwest and northern plains in the 30s and 40s. lake-effect snow is likely to start taking hold and the weekend begins with gusty conditions around san jose, southeast at 18 miles an
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hour and rain spreading out of the north bay crossing your san francisco, the peninsula coastline and some heavier downpours here offshore. area of low-pressure actually just off to our west this morning. we'll have a chance during the day today of some rain at times. wind advisory through 4:00 and a slight chance of thunder showers in the forecast as well. a blustery start to the weekend, highs in the upper 50s. another storm comes in for your sunday and a third storm arrives on tuesday. leaving. guys. >> our best to baxter, by the way. >> who? >> baxter. >> i forgot. dylan, thank you. coming up, we check in with the resident doctors with the best ways to kickoff the year right with the latest food and fitness trends. what you need to know to be healthy in 201 [cell phone rings]
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welcome back. this morning in our series resolution revolution. you like what we did there? it is not too late to get the new year started right and to get on track with health and wellness goals for 2019. this morning, the doctors are in the house to get us off on the right foot. it looks like a medical firm. >> we have dr. azar and dr. torres here. >> good morning. >> let's start with nutrition. u.s. news and world report came out with rankings for the best diets here. what advice? what works? >> all the diets that they analyzed were fantastic. mediterranean diet took the prize as the most recommended or best diet. for good reason.
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mediterranean diets are associated with decreased risk of cardio disease and certain cancers. the relation to women if it can make you live a longer and heal healthier live. there is interesting research out of brigham. the women who followed the mediterranean diet. the basics, fresh fruits and nuts and grains. moderate amount of alcohol. protein source is fish and seafood. reduce the amount of red meat. healthy amount of unsaturated fats. that is the basis. women who with follow that live longer and healthier and maintain mobility. >> you saw the number two diet which was the number one diet. the dash diet. the diet to get rid of hypertension to reduce sodium. lean protein and whole grains. it helps maintain health and lower high blood pressure.
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that is the number two diet. for men in particular, this number three diet is a surprise for people. the flexitarian diet. flexible and vegetarian. we tend to have worse diets than women. most men don't stick to a good healthy diet because they add meats all the time. this diet lets them do that. if you cheat every now and then and add a meat, don't worry about it. that can help you live longer and stay healthy and lose weight. that came in number three. >> finally, food check. let's talk about physical fitness. is there anything we need to know? >> big news for women in particular. we talk about bmi. everyone knows if you are overweight and obese, it increases the risk for disease. the dirty secret is what if your bmi is normal, but percentage of body fat is not. >> what can you do? >> it is weight loss. the belly fat around here that
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actually was recently shown to increase the woman's risk even if she had a normal bmi increase the risk twice as higher to have breast cancer. if you think about the vice ral fat here, it can create the fat around the heart. the take home is if your bmi number is in the normal range and too much belly fat here as a woman, your risk for heart disease and breast cancer appears to be increased. >> for everybody, this is the year to concentrate on the little things during the day. go ahead and take more steps. use the stairs instead of the escalator. park furtharther away. instead of sending an e-mail, go and see them. for the guys in particular, the study showing if you happen to be healthy when you are young and fit and lose that fitness in middle age, the chance of having a stroke doubles. if you are not fit and you start getting in shape and fit, your chance of getting a stroke is cut in half.
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stay in shape or get in shape. it is never too late. especially for men. >> the best advice i got, you can't exercise off a bad diet. if you don't stick to one of these, eat better sgrchlt thank you medical dream team. could fan anie packs be makg a comeback? what about tie dye? this is not a bed.
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sleep number. proven, quality sleep. we're back on saturday morning. since this is the first weekend of the new year, we warrant to k ahead. >> from fashion to fitness to watching tv, we have you covered. stella bugbee is the editor with us this morning. >> i'm in charge of health and wellness. we know about almond milk and soy milk.
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but now people are talking about oa oat milk. is that working? >> it is delicious. it is gluten free, as i noticed, for people on the health kick. it has less impact on the environment. >> talk about workouts. there are trends in working out. if you are working out at all, you are better off. what is the trend? >> the past data is people want 45 minute workouts or less. shorter workouts and less impact. >> we know all about the genetic tests as well. 23 and me and ancestry. now at-home other tests. including hormone tests. what are they getting at and what can they teach snu. >> everybody wants to know everything. >> this grabbed my attentioatte.
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the giant handbag trend. we have an example. are you kidding me? that looks like i'm about to go grocery shopping. >> it is a shopping tote. >> when it is that big, you fill it up and it is heavy. >> it's so cute? >> really? what else is fanny packs. they're back sgrch. >> a lot of people love it. >> they are practical. >> they look cool. >> people are wearing them side ways. >> you go massive bag or tiny bag on your waist. >> i guess. the last one is another fashion expert. tie dye. it's back. >> not just for summer camp. it made it to the mainstream high fashion. >> oh, like this. >> yeah. very glamorous. >> i think the shirt you put rubber bands on. >> you would look great in that. >> this is the look. >> i'm focusing on tv and social media trends. everybody loves chefs. who is the big chef to watch?
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>> if you have not seen "salt fat acid heat," it is a great cooking show. she traveled all over the world. >> you were just talking about this. >> she was on the show a few times. i enjoy here. youtube stars are breaking out of the mold. >> a lot of scandals and crackdowns on how you can monetize. people are going into movies and merchandise. if you have a chance to watch ryan's toys review. he is phenomenal. >> how much does this kid make? more than $10 million? >> he is 8 and he is richer than most of the people. >> his snapchat and facebook still popular? >> absolutely. people are sharing with smaller groups. infantn instagram. >> we are really interested in
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the show p 15. the actresses are 31, but play as 13-year-olds. >> stella, thanks so much. i'm off to get a fanny pack. thank you. coming up, we head to the kitchen to check out healthy and kitchen to check out healthy and dairy free dishes to start your at carmax? kitchen to check out healthy and dairy free dishes to start your that's a great question. if you'd stop in a monsoon to help someone change a tire, save a whale that had beached itself... you're gonna be ok big guy. push! lend a hand in an old-timey barn raising... you got it, jebediah! and if the middle school dance group was down one member and you'd step in and lead them all the way to glory... yes! then carmax is for you, because helping people is what our people are all about. i am not for just treating my symptoms... (ah-choo) i am for shortening colds when i'm sick. with zicam. zicam is completely different. unlike most other cold medicines...
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we have a lot of recipes we should get to it. these are one-pot recipes. >> if your new year resolution is to eat healthier, we have it for you. firehouse chili. we have cumen, oregano and garlic powder and bell pepper. if you add the spices. onion powder and the best thing is to toast it a little bit with the olive oil before the rest of the ingredients. we can dump all of this straight in the pot. >> are these canned beans? >> canned kidney beans. >> that smells good. >> diced tomatoes with the juices. you don't have to drain it. a little bit of tomato paste. touch of brown sugar to brighten the flavor and water. you see this is a healthy and low-fat recipe. you can make this on a sunday
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and refrigerate it or freeze it. you can have food throughout the week. >> it has so much taste in it. i didn't notice there wasn't meat. >> we have cornbread muffins. you can top it with limed sour cream and lime squeeze. kids can have fun topping it. let's go to the next dish. >> everyone loves your mac and cheese. you are not using cheese? >> normal has heavy cream and butter. we have no cheese. we are making our sauce out of ca cashews. if you don't have a high powered blender, you can soak them overnight and drain. >> water will make it creamy? >> exactly. you can boil them for ten minutes to soften the cashew.
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we have agave for sweetness. if you stir the pot with the chee cheese-less cheese sauce. >> something has a kick. >> we are adding jalapeño. this is a high protein and healthy dish for families. super easy. do you want to have a taste? >> i would like it. >> i like to top it with smoked p paprika. >> it is really good. >> i love ramen so much. i always wanted to make it at home. >> when you eat ramen at the restaurant, it has pork and fish and egg stock. we have doing it vegan. we have mushrooms and vegetable stock. we add garlic and curry powder and salt. we will bring it to a boil for
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five minutes and add ramen noodles. >> just straight out of the pack? 20 cents a thing? >> you can buy fresh. you can use gluten free or buy instant soup and throw out the soup packet and use the pasta. this gives it a creamy texture. and tofu. we press the tofu. i press it in a towel to release the water. then it can soak up flavor. >> i want to hug you. that's how good this is. this is so creamy. >> i'm so glad you like it. >> the tofu is crispy. >> you know it was the thing 20 cents in a pact. you know dylan lived alone. >> i lived on it for a while. >> these are hearty and warm. still low cal l.
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>> this is the comfort food without the guilt. >> thank you. >> if you want to see these recipes, go to today.com/food. that does it for us today. tomorrow, willie sits down with margot robbie talking about her days in the business and her movie "mary queen of scots." and how she is tackling the hollywood gender problem head on. >> we are all twisted after eating. have a great day and great weekend. thank you so much. coming up nex
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bay .... we are following breaking news this morning... mu i'm kira klapper. coming up next, we are following breaking news this morning. multiple people shot at a gas station in the south bay. we have video in just a few minutes. plus we are tracking the first of two storms to hit the bay area this weekend. we have wall-to-wall coverage for what you can expect. and what the rain means for all the festivities leading up to monday's national championship football game at levi stadium? weather alert.
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prepare for rain and strong it is 6:59 on your saturday morning and we are under a microclimate weather alert preparing for rain and strong winds across the bay area. we are tracking it all with our nbc bay area stormranger. a live look for you now at san francisco and our doppler radar. good morning, thanks so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. we have team coverage. meteorologist rob mayeda starts us off and rob, you are going to be busy this morning. >> we've been seeing the gusty winds to start the morning off and now the rain pushing through
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the bay area. we'll first talk about the wind which has been pretty gusty around san jose. gusts up to 30 at times. 51 degrees and the golden gate bridge is a wet start to the weekend. 52 degrees. winds at 16 miles per hour and wind is a big part of the story. wind advisory until about 4:00. wind speeds starting to pick up. we could see gusts of 45 miles per hour. we might see wind speeds close to 60 above 1,000 feet. north bay seeing motoroderate r at times. scanning the skies to the south, not a lot yet in san jose. most of the rain is hung up on the west side of the santa cruz mountains. here's the next batch of heavier showers which will come on through. a very active pattern today

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