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good morning. he's back. president-elect trump switches into campaign mode during the first stop of his thank you fighting hillary, didn't we? >> while at a postelection forum, things get ugly between top aides for trump and hillary clinton. >> i would rather lose than win the way you guys did. >> no, you wouldn't. >> and it went downhill from there. road rage. a former nfl player shot and killed in an altercation near new orleans. the 54-year-old suspect stayed at the scene is in custody being
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south pole rescue. buzz aldrin recovering at a hospital after the 86-year-old's emergency evacuation from the bottom of the world. this morning, the health scare that forced the legendary astronaut to suddenly apart his mission. and one last lighting. the first family flips the switch on the national christmas tree. >> one, two, three. >> president obama's holiday friday, december 2nd, 2016. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on a friday morning. while the first family gets ready to celebrate their last christmas at the white house, we're marking your last day on the show until you take off for
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birth on the set, do you? >> i told you i would pass out. are you excited? >> just excited and thrilled and ready to get this baby off in the world. >> we'll send outoff in style. let's start with the energy and the anger from the presidential campaign back in full display. donald trump launched into his thank you tour, using it to make a surprise announcement. as members of his campaign clashed with hillary clinton's team during a post-election debrief at alexander. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt and savannah, good morning to you. the new donald trump is a lot like the old trump. but winning the white house hasn't changed him very much. last night in cincinnati, wrapping up the first leg of what transition officials are calling a thank you tour. trump soaked up his supporters' adoration. and made a surprise announcement, naming his pick for secretary of defense.
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>> reporter: president-elect trump in cincinnati, sounding a lot like candidate trump, basking in the glow of his electoral win. >> we have the house. we have the senate and the presidency. >> reporter: going offscript, trump surprised his staff, spontaneously revealing his cabinet pick. >> we're going to appoint maddog mattis of our secry monday, so, don't tell anybody. my people over there are probably saying, you weren't supposed to do that. >> a tough-talking former marine, he is admired for his tours in combat, and his leadership in iraq and afghanistan. on stage, trump's speech was an ode to american workers and unity. >> now is time to push for profound change that restores
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all of its people. >> reporter: but off-teleprompter, the president-elect was self-congratulatory, boasting about beating hillary clinton. >> we had a lot of fun fighting hillary, didn't we? >> reporter: that triggered the crowd to chant lock her up. and reminiscent of old ral can is, trump attacking the media. >> these are dishonest should i go on longer? >> reporter: and he doubled down against flag burning, protected by the first amendment. >> if people burn the american flag, there should be consequences. >> reporter: the rally punctuated the start of a presidential victory lap. earlier, at a carrier plant at indianapolis, trump took a vow, a deal to keep 1,100 jobs from
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other u.s. companies. >> companies are not going to leave the united states anymore without consequences. not going to happen. >> reporter: the deal, $7 million in state tax breaks over t ten years, in exchange for the heating and air-conditioning giant to invest in the plant. but 1,300 jobs are headed to mexico. critics like berni companies took trump hostage and won. >> trump is setting a dangerous precedent. >> reporter: arguing that the deal opens more threats to fireworkers. and john mccain called james mattis one of the finest military officers of his generation. to be confirmed three years out of uniform, will need a waiver from congress that bars anyone of serving secretary of defense
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peter, thanks. a fascinating event at harvard. it featured top members of the trump and clinton campaigns. it showed how bitter things still are. andrea mitchell was right there. good morning. >> reporter: i was one of the moderators of this panel. a postmortem election tradition. every four years at the kennedy school of government at harvard. this year, unprecedented. between the trump and clinton campaigns as they sat across from each other. the campaign may be over but emotions are still raw. >> i would rather lose than win the way you guys did. >> no, you wouldn't. >> reporter: culminating in this exchange between jennifer pal palmerry and kellyanne conway. >> it did. >> reporter: steve bannan, the
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clinton as a platform for white nationalists, the so-called alt-right. >> donald trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. >> hillary clinton had the courage top stand up. >> reporter: conway, accusing the clinton campaign of not having a message. >> do you think you could have had a decent message for the white working c p nothing in common with her. >> reporter: and when they talked about her lead in the popular vote. >> don't act like you have a popular mandate for your message. >> reporter: conway shot back. >> i can tell you're angry. #he'syourpresident. >> reporter: what the campaigns did agree on, resentment of the media. trump's team arguing the media were pro-clinton. and the clinton campaign complain nag more attention was
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failings. >> why wasn't there the same attention to donald trump's business. why didn't we look into his bankruptcies? >> reporter: long-time clinton strategist sarcastically said that the trump team doesn't get enough credit for waging a negative campaign, with fake news, like portraying clinton as fatally ill. this was a rough session. >> i know you've been a part of these in the past. how unusual is it bitter and to spill out so publicly? it's not diplomatic talk we heard in there. >> not at all. this has been going on since 1972. both sides coming together. doing a postgame analysis. it's an academic exercise. and we prepared for it that way. but it was off to the races. they were going at each other. this was the first time it has exploded this way. and it shows how deep the resentments are.
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gracious. >> did anybody talk about their failings. why they came up short? >> they're not blaming hillary clinton at all. they reject the argument that she didn't go enough to the battleground states. they blame the media, frankly. and they also feel that it's basically james comey. the bottom line is, james comey, the last 11 days, they had momentum. they think it stalled and they couldn't break through. >> all right, andrea. fascinating. you were appreciate it. >> good luck to you, savannah. we're going to miss you. a deadly case this morning of what appears to be road rage near new orleans. it's now under investigation. the victim, a former nfl running back who was shot and killed in a confrontation with another driver. nbc's jacob rascon has the latest on that. jacob, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. the gunman is being held inside the complex behind me, after
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night. he waited for police to show up after the shooting, turned over his weapon, after gunning down a local hero, joe mcknight, dead at 28 years old. caught on camera by a bystander, the futile effort to revive joe mcknight. an apparent road rage incident. >> there were statements being made, i told you not to mess with me. >> reporter: lawrence harris was >> reporter: authorities say mcknight, in a silver audi and 54-year-old, ronald gasser, in a blue infiniti, were stopped side-by-side, at an intersection, when an argument led to a shooting. >> mr. gasser did shoot mr. mcknight. >> the suspect was standing there with the gun, waitle until the police came. and they asked him to put the gun down. that's when he threw the gun on
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>> reporter: mcknight was the number one prep player in 2007, and spent three seasons at usc before playing for the new york jets, the kansas city chiefs and most recently in the canadian league. his first touchdown with the jets, a kickoff return for 107 yards. the longest play in jets history. just eight months ago in new orleans, an eerily similar incident. another nfl player, former saints defensive end, will smith, killed after another usc standout reggie bush, a friend of mcknight tweeting, at what point did we lose our ability to handle differences like men? mcknight's cousin and coach, eric allen. >> this is a tragic moment right here. tremendous kid. tremendous kid. >> reporter: and the sheriff's office said the suspect will face charges. they're not sure which yet. after the shooting, a family member of mcknight told
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the nfl. matt? savannah? >> jacob, thank you. turning to the massive wildfires in eastern tennessee. the death toll has risen to 11. manage the victims, a couple on vacation with their family. the three sons are alive. they're recovering in the burn unit this morning. more than 700 structures have been destroyed in these fires. and this morning, residents are being allowed residential areas. residents in the south are also cleaning up this morning after 34 tornadoes touched down across 7 states. in alabama, a tornado with wind speeds up to 127 miles per hour leveled the town of rosalie. in atlanta, the national weather service is confirming that a tornado hit the area on wednesday. the school security video shows
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now, to the investigation into that ill-fated flight that crashed into colombia, killing 71 people. we have more images of the wreckage. keir simmons visited the crash site. he's with us now. keir, good morning. >> reporter: we traveled from hours from the city here. and made our way on foot to find a plane simply torn into pieces. this morning, we're told the bodies of the memorial tomorrow. savannah, from what we saw, they didn't stand a chance. the crash site is hard to reach. we trekked through colombian jungle. imagine the rescuers facing this. twisted metal. the wing flipped over. trees torn from the ground by the force of the crash. colombian police escorting us closer.
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died. a broken plane. a life vest, strewn around, complete construction. that six people survived this seems incredible. the loss of life here, overwhelming. almost an entire soccer team wiped out. there's no sign of fire, supporting the theory that the plane ran out of fuel. locals told us the pilot was four minutes from the airport. and we found another clue to what happened. we've climbed to where the tail of the plane hit the top of the the pilot flew across that valley, trying to get to the runway. he just couldn't make it. and days later, no one here can comprehend how this plane apparently ended its journey without fuel. so many lives. one local said he found a cell phone in the wreckage. it had multiple missed calls.
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>> brings it home poignantly. we have dramatic video of a woman being saved from serious injury or possibly worse with the help of an unlikely source. she was standing in an intersection. a black sedan crashes into an suv. and careens towards her. the car slams into a pole. the woman was lucky enough to be right behind that pole. so, she escapes the impact. no one involved in the collision >> wow. niagara falls is sporting a $40 million makeover. officials unveiled a new l.e.d. lighting system. the lights are positioned on the canadian side of the border. they shine over to the american side. it's a $4 million project, environmentally friendly and uses lights that are brighter than the old ones but uses about half the power. president obama and the
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christmas tree. >> two, one. >> it's pretty. the president and first lady turned on the red, white and blue lights, with help from their daughter, sasha. performers at this year'ser th ceremony included kelly clarkson. and the president led everyone in a rendition of "jingle bells." and the president delivered his final christmas message, that americans treat one another as they would like to be treated. >> i could hear him singing. >> yeah. i heard one where they isolated his microphone. >> uh-oh. >> it wasn't bad. wasn't bad at all. >> he likes to sing. we all do this time of year. >> you had to rebel that. >> al never forgets. what's going on in the weather? >> we have wind to talk about. especially for our friends in southern california. santa ana setting up.
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offshore winds. it may cause downed power lines and trees. and because things are so dry, we could be look at fire growth potential. damaging wind gusts up to 80 miles per hour. high wind warnings and red flag warnings. another thing we'll talk about, developing rain in texas that will spread into the mississippi river valley. the rest of the country, though,
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would. a much more seasonal day aday. fair weather clouds and a steady breeze. overnight a cool and crisp night ahead 56 degrees by the time we start your saturday. we'll warm up through weekend 80s by sunday better rain chances on tap for next week. >> all right, guys. >> al, thank you so much. coming up, overnight developments on the health scare for buzz aldrin. how he's doing after an emergency evacuation from the south pole. and some are speculating about a possible motive of the chilling abduction of a mother in california. and how police are not happy about the victim's husband
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weather wise beautiful this morning, 70 degrees at another. 55 at another, max defender 8 complete d as you step outside you'll notice the chill in the area especially for the northern counties. we top off at 75 with fair skies overall a picture perfect friday ahead and the weekend we start warming things up, 82 by sunday but avoid the rain but the rain chances will be on the increase as we head into next week up to 30% by tuesday. time for a check of the roads. >> i'll tell you what, it's a little bit light out there. we
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bit eastbound on the courtney campbell, howard frankland looks great no delays. all right let's go ahead and take a live look this is the slow west area this is 275 heading towards you know hillsborough and into downtown tampa. once you get into downtown it's not too bad but you start to slow down right through this area. let's look at i-4, a little bit of slow and go action coming through ybor city and linking up with 275 and of course that is w decent at this point. you can see a little bit of slowing in
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get to know us at aarp.org/tampabay ? santa claus is coming ? we're back at 7:30 friday morning. the 2nd of december. we got a great crowd out on the plaza. and ready to get a jump-start on th tree in the background. >> we'll get outside and say hi to those people in a little while. next week, something to look forward to on "today". for the tenth-straight year, helping "time" magazine reveal its person of the year. we'll look at the short list ahead of wednesday's announcement only on "today." now, a check of the headlines. donald trump made news at his first appearance at a rally in
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plans on nominating retired james mattis. he oversaw all u.s. forces in the middle east. >> that was the first stop on mr. trump's post election thank you tour. he had fun battling hillary clinton during the campaign. and vowed his administration >> we're going to unite the country. and we will find common ground and get the job done properly. >> the president-elect plans to hold events across the country in coming weeks. and a state of emergency remains for starts of tennessee. wildfires are being blamed for deaths and 700 homes there. good news for buzz aldrin who had to be medically
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doctors say he had some fluid in his lungs. but is recovering well. tom costello covers all things space for us. what's the latest? >> reporter: his manager says his it was a grueling medical evacuation from the south pole. his symptoms suggest he may have high-altitude pulmonary adema. that's a dangerous buildup of fluid in the lungs. for 86-year-old buzz aldrin, it was to be another life pole, here i come. aldrin signed on with luxury tour company, white desert, traveling from south africa, to antarctica and then to the south pole. elevation, 9,000 people, double the elevation of denver. overnight, his manager tweeting aldrin reaching his destination. that's where the trouble began. aldrin's oxygen level began to
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the national science foundation brought in a c-130 on skis, and rushing him back to a flight of new zealand. new footage, shows him walking off of the plane to a waiting ambulance. at a wheelchair as he arrived at the hospital. by the time he was in the e.r., he was smiling, described as stable, with fluid in his lungs but responding well to down to sea level very quickly. it's a life-threatening condition. they can't breathe. they can't get the oxygen to sustain life. >> reporter: it was july 1969, when the world watched neil armstrong and buzz aldrin land apollo 11 on the moon. the two men, the first humans to walk on the lunar surface. neil armstrong died in 2014. >> we were the only people on the earth that ever got there. and we came back.
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memories. medallions. life achievement awards. >> reporter: for decades, aldrin has pushed for more manned missions back to the moon and mars. the animated character buzz lightyear from "toy story," created in his honor. >> he never gives up. he never surrenders. and that's a quality that we should celebrate in a whole lot of ways. >> reporter: even in retirement, nasa doctors track the living. after consulting with doctors in new zealand, nasa says aldrin is doing well. 86 years young, and looking for a new adventure. no word how long he will be in the hospital. but patients who suffers pulmonary adema are told to stay at sea level for a week until they get on a flight. neil armstrong passed away in 2012. >> all right, tom.
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>> he is quite the character. we love him. let's show you what we got going on. a developing situation this weekend, the jet stream takes a dip down to the south. that allows a ton of moisture to make its way up into the gulf. so, all that moisture gets in here, we're going to see a system start to develop. and that means we're going to see heavy rain starting late tonight, on into saturday, developing. damaging winds, hail in southern texas. e rain, into oklahoma and into the mid-mississippi and tennessee river valleys. the good news, it will be a real help for the severe drought. the problem is, we're watching the burn areas in tennessee. there could be heavy rain gating in there and that can cause some flooding. houston, you're in a seven-inch bull's eye through tuesday. and the heavy rain spreads to atlanta, where you could see two
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we're back at 7:40. and a possible motive emerging of that kidnapping of a mother in california. >> she was found alive after being held and tortured for three gati schwartz is in redding, california, with new information about this case. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. investigators haven't release ed a a motive as to why two women kidnapped sherri papini. 22 days of terror. beaten and chained, her hair chopped off. her skin branded.
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their faces. their motive, still a mystery. >> we don't know if she was a specific target or a random abduction. >> that's trafficking. >> reporter: but nbc news spoke to experts who believe this case has classic signs of human trafficking. >> trafficked. that's the number one thing we look for in a traffic victim is a brand. >> reporter: rebecca bender is a national expert on human trafficking and a former victim. >> i've been traffickers. >> reporter: can you show us one of them? >> this is my one. >> reporter: she theoryizes that the kidnappers took papini for a teen. and seeing her face on the news. >> when so much publicity was coming, they said, we have to get rid of this girl. >> reporter: the area where she was abducted is a hotbed for
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private investigator bill garcia worked with papini's family during her disappearance and specializes in sex trafficking cases. their m.o. are signatures of sex traffickers. >> the brutal beating and the hair, these are earmarks of something that i've seen happen south of the border. >> reporter: this, as papini's husband reveals new details about her struggle to get speaking to abc news. >> she was coughing up blood from the screaming, trying to get someone to talk. >> reporter: his decision to talk about the case, not sitting well with law enforcement. >> i think that some of the details that he has provided, it could affect the integrity of the investigation. >> reporter: the sheriff won't comment specifically on whether
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of savannah's last day. let's look at baby names. >> okay. >> this is a list of the top names of 2016. jackson for a boy. sofia for a girl. those are the strong top spots. this is the trend. inspired by the rise of technology and science. you see apple, cloud, and rocket on the rise. that's food for thought for to get our prediction. ow. just kidding. just kidding. >> really? >> just kidding. >> really? >> inspired by al. here's my predictions right here. i'm going with gabriel, born on december 12th. >> that's nice. an angel's name. >> i went with notorious fld. >> for feldy, my husband. i love that. that's cute. >> and i'm going with december 14th.
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>> okay. >> and mr. lauer. >> i say it's a girl. the whole thing is a mistake. >> oh, my gosh. >> how do you explain this name? >> she's going to name her emmitt. >> that's a cute name. >> for you, emoji. >> and you say december 11th. >> yes. >> you do love me. that's the soonest. it could happen at 9:01 and i would be psyched. >> people want to predict va #orangeroom. that is sweet. come up here. >> it feels nice. it really does. it feels good. it was for a good cause. matty, are you going to get in line? >> i'm going to hang on for a month or so. >> me, too. >> what am i doing here? >> whining. what's your point? as long as you're happy, that's all that matters. >> it is nice, al. >> we know it will grow back by this afternoon anyway.
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59 degrees, a little bit cool so you may need the lit jacket or long sleeves this morning but by the afternoon break out the short sleeves and the sunglasses here. beautiful conditions, temperatures in the 50 says for most of the area, 46 though crystal river that's our cool spot. we'll hit 75 with sunshine today fair skies we'll call it picture perfect. 56 tonight. we'll start warming things up as we go lieu the weekend up to low 80s by sunday. umbrellas you'll need them next week tuesday and thursday. looks like things are busy on the roads. at least they're dry. well, definitely seeing more slow and go action here as we approach 8:00. this is 275 even heavier than half an hour ago and this is southbound 275 in the distance would be downtown tampa. let's check out westbound i-4 a little bit slow
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bit slow but i've seen it a lot worst in the past. typical slowing but not too bad. so traffic a little bit leer lighter than normal. i-4 through ybor, 301 to 275 about 13 minutes now, veterans expressway still looks great so enjoy that ride while
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? it's 8:00 on "today." . and coming up, trump surprise. the president elect major cabinet pick. >> we are going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense. my people over there are probably saying, you weren't supposed to do that. >> this, as tensions flare in a meeting between both aides. >> i wouldn't want to win the way you did. >> no, you didn't. and hold the phone.
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not do it. >> what happens when you challenge teens to go a week without their smartphones? >> i'm going insane. >> i'm really bored. >> we put a group of them to the test. and the results might surprise you. and -- ? make them boys go crazy ? >> the pop star stops by to perform her brand-new hit. fr, >> 50 and fabulous from greenville, south carolina. >> good morning, d.c. >> shoutout to my dad and brother from blomington hills, michigan. >> sending all our love to tennessee. >> good morning, fulton, new york. >> we love you, savannah.
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>> we're back, now. 8:00 on a friday morning. it's the 2nd day of december, 2016. we have a massive crowd out on the plaza. i would imagine that a lot of the people are here, simply to wish savannah well on maternity leave. they're all here to say good-bye. >> they're here because this is a beautiful morning. and a wonderful tree. it's december. we have a actually. great smokey mountain volunteer spirit. people thinking about those in tennessee. and then, if we go inside, carson is really stretching out this shave business. >> i know. >> look at him. he's getting his eyebrows waxed next. >> when is the mani and pedi, carson? >> going great, guys. >> nice. just ahead, we check out carson's new look and jill
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we'll start with baby must-haves. and then, an entire hour on everything from toys to fashion. get the fingers ready to click. >> coming up in the next hour. and grammy-winner fergie is going to grace us with a live perform mansion. so much lined up next week on "today." next week on "today," pharrell williams taking over the plaza come on down. >> i might have come back for that. i'll be in the proud. >> you'll be on air. >> exactly. a check of your headlines. time for the news at 8:00. >> we begin with the trump transition. i'm kristen well kerr, in cincinnati, ohio, where president-elect donald trump kicked off his thank you tour last night, the first of many stops, aimed at thanking supporters all across the country. and it comes against the backdrop of a stark reminder
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for so many. top officials with the clinton and trump campaigns erupted into a shouting match at a political forum that was supposed to be cordial. donald trump back in campaign mode, in the state that helped make him president-elect. >> thank you, to ohio. >> reporter: reveling in his victory in cincinnati thursday night. touting the fact it was not a glass ceiling that was shattered on election night, but a blue wall that crumbled with the support of all across the midwest. >> we didn't break it. we shattered that sucker. >> reporter: several hundred miles away, the tensions of the 2016 race flared up at a politics forum at harvard university. >> if providing a platform for white supremacists makes me a brilliant tactician, i am glad to have lost. >> reporter: that's the voice of hillary clinton's former communications director, jennifer palmeiri, when trump's
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tactician. and his ceo, was in charge of breitbart news. >> i would rather lose than win the way you did. >> reporter: trump aid kellyanne conway firing back. >> you think i ran a platform? >> it did. >> reporter: accused the clinton team of being sore losers. >> >> reporter: in ohio, mr. trump was building made-for-tv drama, of his own, teasing the crowd with announcing his secretary of defense. >> i will not tell you that one of our great, great generals. >> reporter: only to reveal his pick moments later. >> we're not announcing it until monday, so, don't tell anybody. mad dog. he's great. >> reporter: retired marine general, james mad dog mattis is respected throughout the military.
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iran. this, after earlier, mr. trump took a victory lap in indiana, where he announced saving more than 1,000 jobs at carrier corporation. >> companies are not going to leave the united states anymore without consequences. not going to happen. >> reporter: and while we now know the president-elect's pick for secretary of defense, he is decidiis rudy giuliani and mitt romney had been top contenders. now, he is expanding his search to include a former and current ceo with exxon mobil. mr. trump will hold more meetings at trump tower today. matt? >> thank you very much. police in utah are praising two parents who disarmed their son after he fired a gun inside a classroom at his junior high school. the 15-year-old son had been acting strangely thursday.
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boxes and ammunition from the family home. they went to his school and got there right after he had fired a shotgun round into the ceiling. and they grabbed the gun from him, as other students hid under their desks. no one is hurt. the boy is facing charges. police are looking for a motive. just ahead, the medical test with a very powerful message for rihanna and prince and money magic. how you can transfer a dollar bill like this into a model of the white house. and before you head into the weekend of holiday shopping, we weekend of holiday shopping, we will reveal we're only human. we rely on our courage. the kind of courage that shows up when we need it... and when cancer is least expecting it.
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we're never gonna see each other again, will we? no-no. wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back. 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay. the citi double cash card. double means double. ? we're back, now. 8:10. it's a g behind, your face. >> it is. >> you look so cute. >> my mother is so happy now. >> you lost a little weight, too. >> i'll take it. i'll find it. >> savannah is trending. are you going to trend every day at 8:10 when you're not here? >> i'll be watching. >> let's do it in style. we brought treats and goodies. >> yes. >> dylan dwyer here. >> dylan. >> somebody else about to go out on maternity leave.
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>> and milkshakes. >> great. >> you have to try these. >> you should leave every day. >> i know. let me tell you. >> this is why i showed up. i knew there was extra snacks. >> i love it. >> chin-chin. >> let's talk trending here. are you ready? if you thought a dollar bill was good for buying things, think again. the white house has put out a new app. it's called 1600. it uses augmented reality to turn a dollar bill into the i have a cell phone here with the app on it. i just focus on it. and watch what happens. >> whoa. >> okay? >> we cutting in to see this, guys? this is happening on the phone in front of me. it builds the white house. there's a narrator providing history of the white house. and you can move your phone around and take a tour 360 degrees of that building. >> that's wild. >> i think at one point the president walks out.
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>> is it only the $1 bill? >> i think it only works with the $1 bill. >> give me a 20 and we'll see. >> no. amazing what they can do on the 50. >> we're eating chocolate. this is for the next story. nestle is moving from science and chocolate are delicious. the candy company has announced its new chocolate formula. and it has 40% less sugar. but nestle claims it scientists were able to hollow out the structure of sugar molecules, leaving the taste but removing the fat. companies are hoping to get a pattent for this technology. >> is that the company saying it's going to taste the same and if we try it -- >> don't kill my buzz. >> made with 40% less fat. >> no. like 200% fat. we have two more weeks, babe.
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it. >> like there's no tomorrow. >> here's one. i'm not sure we should do that. but if the last subject got you hungry, this is probably going to change that. cremation is a common practice after loved ones pass away. a new company is trying to change what you do with the ashes afterwards. chronicle cremation designs is making it possible for yu to have breakfast with grandma every morning. the company is offering to make coffee cups, bowls and jewelry, out of the ashes of your loved reminded of how much you love those people every day. >> did we run out of photos? >> it is just a little -- it's a little macabre. >> creepy. >> what you choose to make. a coffee cup may seem weird. >> but the plate you put up. >> what about a picture frame and you can put a picture of your loved one in that. >> i like that. >> that's good. >> wow.
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>> that's good. carson, there's no good segue. how about a "pop start." >> will you do "pop start." >> i can text you. >> you invented "pop start." starting with mariah carey, who is sort of breaking the silence on the new man. talking to kathie lee and hoda. when asked about the mystery man, she said this. >> we've seen pies >> tell us about the frolicking. >> i refuse to answer on the grounds that it may incriminate me. >> otherwise, guilty as all get-out. >> he's cute, by the way. you pick cute men. >> this is so pretty in here. >> what? >> that tree. >> much more of that nonanswer and the interview coming up on kathie lee and hoda.
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bravo sunday night at 9:00. prince and harry and rihanna are best buds. they met in barbados to mark 50 years of independence. and now, they get blood tests done together. all to raise awareness of world aids day. harry made the test look painful. rihanna had to call him out. >> oh, that was not bad. you really made this -- you made >> it was a pinprick. >> the test came back negative. harry saying that the instant results made it easy for everybody to get tested. and finally, chris pratt is having fun at jennifer lawrence's expense. they were on a press circuit. and pratt had selfies of him and lawrence. he is cropping her out. side face.
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likely see more of jennifer lawrence in the movie. that will do it for "pop start." we're wrapping up here. we have our teens tell all series, too. >> we're going to get there right now. >> odd. >> that's why the prompter said guthrie. >> i'm sorry. >> it's her last day. >> do you have a truffle? yeah. you will love these. we are wrappingp high schoolers to conduct an experiment. steph? >> reporter: you have a teenager or you see them walking down the street, you know how hooked they are to their cell phones. what would happen if we took those phones away? >> if i don't know where my phone is for ten minutes, i start to freak out. >> for me, getting that little buzz is like an adrenaline rush.
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class. but let's see, it seems a rule made to be broken. >> i need you to put that away. phones away. >> reporter: before we came, we asked the students to track their phone usage. listen to the totals for a single day. >> 6:38. >> 4:26. >> i'm over nine hours. that was just on monday. >> reporter: the class just watched "screen agers," a documentary that obsession with their digital devices. the producers conducted a little experiment. would these students give up their phones for a week? >> there's no way. no way. >> reporter: but with some arm-twisting, nine, brave students agree. here were the ground rules. no smartphones. no gaming. lab tops for schoolwork only. and no social media. >> i think i can do it. i'm not that scared.
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going to be not so fun for me. >> honestly, i want to two back home and just not do it. >> reporter: we did give them flip phones for emergencies. flip phones. >> oh. >> what is this? >> oh. >> it's a samsung flip phone, like grandpa's. >> no access to social media. no facebook. no instagram. no snapchat. everyone clear? >> reporter: then, the moment of truth. ? >> good-bye, phone. >> reporter: as we suspected, video diaries show a jarring start. >> i'm already really bored. >> it kind of sucks. none of my friends are answering their phone. >> reporter: but a few days in, we saw changes.
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>> i started reading a book like last night. >> i'm getting a lot more homework done. ? >> during the week, i learned a song on my guitar. >> it made me hang out with family more often. and so, it's been nice. >> reporter: but not so nice, they weren't happy when the week was over. >> last day of the detox. thank god. ? >> reporter: if you could, one get back online? >> that scale is broken. >> reporter: here they are. what if i said to you, you have to do another week? >> we didn't sign up for that. >> no way. >> reporter: okay. brandon. >> i'm so happy. >> yay. >> oh, my gosh. >> over 60 missed messages. and over 100 instagram. >> reporter: that many missed messages, are you feeling
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because i wasn't texting. >> reporter: what was the toughest thing for you? >> the toughest thing was to see other people on their phones. it was a different perspective. i guess i should not going on the phone as much. >> reporter: did anyone else feel something similar? i do spend too much time on it? >> yeah. >> yeah. >> reporter: almost everyone nodded. the teens told us they were more present. >> without my phone, i'm more engaged. like, actually in the moment. >> i went to dinner with my family. and i didn't have my phone. we really just talked the whole time. that was nice. >> how about anyone else? their else arelationship with t parents? >> i was paying attention and waiting for someone to talk to me. it was nice to talk to people. when you get a text, you sit there and go, how did they mean that? >> reporter: who cheated? >> honestly? >> reporter: honestly. >> it was emergency reasons.
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but my parents would not let me. >> on the little flip phones, you can get games on them. >> reporter: that's cheating. >> it's over. >> reporter: their teacher, dave hayward, kept tabs on the experiment. with some of the kids you saw physical effect. >> behavior changes. some were withdrawn. more outgoing. >> reporter: he was impressed with how reflective the students are. they understand how the phones control them. and a week without their phone really freed them. >> reporter: you're glad you twisted their arms. >> yeah. this project gets an "a." >> we checked back with the students after the experiment. most have returned to their old habits. one leaves it at home more. another turns his into his parents at night. interestingly, almost all of the kids said the parents gave them
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their phones as much, if not more, than they do. and you know, healthy parental double-standard, right? >> it's absolutely true. >> i was thinking, it's not a teen problem. it's an all of us. could we give it up for a week? >> when i walk my dog, i leave my phones home. and it's a nice 20 minutes of no phone. can't do anything about it. >> your dog probably likes it, too. >> what is cool is thoughtful those kids were. >> stephanie, thank you very much. and we posted tips on how families can disconnect. find more at today.com. >> al, how about a weather forecast? >> connect you to the weather. we're looking at cold air. our first outbreak of the season. big area of high pressure up around the north pole. it will be funneling this cold air in by early next week.
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24, denver. albuquerque, 36. vegas, 46. these are low temperatures. bismarck, 1 below. look how far south it gets. amarillo, texas, 23. that's 11 below normal. and that chill is as far east as kansas city, oklahoma and into the west, as well. and a much more seasonal day high, that's average. we'll call it picture perfect with just some fair weather clouds and a steady northeast breeze. overnight 56 degrees by the time we start your saturday. we'll warm up through the weekend, 80s by sunday. . >> that's your latest weather. time for a little football.
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night, football night in america. there you two. carolina, coming into century link field in seattle. it's an open stadium. it will be rainy, wet and maybe some snow, as the seahawks defend against the carolina panthers on "sunday night football" night in america. carson? >> al, thank you very much. all week long, we've been counting down to the biggest steals & deals ever. bargains. >> we're teasing this. we have a baby one coming up. and a full hour from 9:00 to 10:00. it's "steals & deals" morning. these robes, men and women. go on today.com to see the retails 220. 100% cotton, machine-washable. the retail $220. and the deal, $65.
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>> comes gift wrapped. the skinny bracelets. they're great to stack with things women may already have. sterling silver, wire bracelet. comes in the u.s. celebrity fans include kate hudson and rihanna. the deal, $26. >> what a deal. a small glimpse. head to today.com to get in on these deals. the bracelets in front of us, from skinny. and jill will be back the next half hour with gifts. and in honor of savannah's last day. and the meg supersized hour of biggest "steals & deals." >> also ahead, why have you left us for so long? >> i don't know. >> fergie's back. she's going to perform in our studio. just to welcome you back. >> oh. >> doughnuts from savannah.
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. good friday morning to you.
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there. >> a beautiful start feeling like december out there. yeah, it's nice. folks already taking the boat out. 52 degrees there this morning. max defender 8 is a clean sweep through the region. 54 in inverness, lots of sunshine today with fair weather clouds and 75 warming up through the weekend with rain chances by next week. it is a beautiful day to be driving not too bad. also on the ray traffic lighter than normal. not too bad coming off the howard frankland, westbound i-4 as well. we do have a crash u.s. 19 around nebraska and a little bit of slow and go action as you approach that crash. also taking a live look slow 275. a bazaar seen on bay to bay boulevard where an apartment building was on fire.
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with a hammer. the man barricaded himself in a bathroom but eventually they were taking
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? [ cheers and applause ] it's 8:30. it's friday morning, december what a great day. we got a great crowd. and we want to remind everybody, that we are going -- we are starting our toy drive. if you're going to be in the plaza, we have this great crowd. bring your unwrapped gift. >> no question about it. >> we have fergie coming up. >> we do. fergie is going to perform. she is right over there. she's about to grab some toys as part of the toy drive. and by the way, speaking of toys for holiday, we're going to walk
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"good housekeeping." they have the toy awards. we will show you the winners coming up in a second. as you just saw, jill has revealed a couple of bargains from the biggest "steals & deals" ever. and she has so many more in the next hour and a half of today. first, let's get a check of the weather from al. >> let's look at the weekend. starting off with flooding rains down through texas into the mid and lower mississippi valley. saa the great lakes. and sunday, sunday, that heavy rain moves into the lower mississippi river valley. heavy snow. and lake-effect snows around the great lakes. look for sunshine in the
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>> and don't forget, get that weather anytime you need it, go to the weather channel on cable. >> the share kindnes sister company, universal orlando, with amazing theme parks and spectacular hotels, island's days and nights of endless fun. >> okay, guys. we are in the midst of our second annual share kindness campaign. we have a goal of 1 million acts of kindness. and you can help. post your kind acts using #sharekindness. >> lego group was inspired and created this huge share kindness
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million. when someone does an act of kindness by using the hash tag, we will put in a brick. and lego donated 25,000 kind acts. our elf in the box, is doing that. in fact, thanks to your many acts of kindness, we're at 47,833. but there's a long way to go. >> yes. >> we want you to keep the up kindness. >> we're also launching so you can thank the generous people in your life. head to our website to nominate someone you think is deserving of a getaway, for a chance to win a trip for four to universal orlando. and stay at the sapphire falls resort, which is beautiful. >> we have 50,000 acts of kindness. we just need a million. >> and then, alex can get out of there. >> #sharekindness.
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>> thank you very much. the "today" stress-free holiday is rolling on. lori bergamotto is here with her toys list. good morning. >> good morning, mr. lauer. >> matt, please. we have young people playing. but before we get to the individual toys, what's the criteria. >> we get asked this question. our electrical and mechanical engineers are testing for safety standards first. durability, ease of putting things together, making sure th >> and fun. >> and we bring in the toy testers, 100 kids, to assess the fun factor. >> what am i looking at here? >> this is frozen science. a fun toy, that starts at age 4 up. and adult supervision is required. doesn't that feel like snow? it's a little warm. but it's not real snow. it exposes kids to stem. you can make snowmen. >> adult supervision. you don't want a kid to eat
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>> next, we go on to craftitity kids. you see them crafting down there. you can do string lanterns, to trains to dream boards. superfun. and this table $20. affordability is key. for little artists, the kids went nuts for this superdough. it's inspired by the book by eric karl. wh we love about this is that it doesn't crumble easily. it doesn't make a mess. but kids lov to keep the shape together. as you can see, my daughter is playing with it. this is my son. >> he came to you and said momma. i was hoping there is a relationship. >> little kids say this to me. this is the bee boogie woog can i mat. >> this is like tom hanks. >> exactly. in "big." >> will you shake your bootee and run on this. these toys are great for the whole family. musicality. really get in there, leo.
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>> that's fantastic. >> this is one of my favorites from my childhood. >> how us how it works. this is the hotwheels crisscross crash track. and what's awesome about this is because kids love it. it's 16 feet of track, it took ten minutes to put together. these are the things we test out at good housekeeping. next, we move to props in a box. we love that it takes the dress-up, with gender-knew federal and likely pairings. this is doctor and farmer. and it pairs with modern day technology. >> $60. at toys "r" us. we're going to wake these guys up. this is part of the fur-real friends. this is one of the hottest toys of the year. it's called torch. >> i've seen them on some of the hot lists. they are. this guy interacts with you.
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marshmallow. these are $80 and up toys. and the toy testers were ditching other toys to play with these. next up, the hex bugs battlebotts. kids will love this. we have gabby and riley playing. it's a robot battle they will have hours with fun with. >> and some of the kids said we will play this over and over. >> as well as charlie, my man. >> this is big. look at this. >> can you she us how it works? can i help you out? the cool thing. here we go. thomas jumps. this is $100. it is pricey. but there's deals to be had. doing a big deals segment. you can probably find it for less. but the kids went nuts for this thomas and friends toy. >> carson just said, i want that toy. >> yes. >> merry christmas, carson.
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don't forget, check out the full toy awards list on today.com. up next, jill is back with baby gift bargains on our biggest "deals and steals" ever on this morning.
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we're back. it's 8:40. we have "expecting special "steals & deals." jill martin is back. she's busy this week and especially this morning. >> this is a special one. we're going to miss you. but the next time we see you, there will be another little one. to celebrate you and parents to be, we have a great baby "steals & deals." >> tell us. the retail, $59.95.
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two snug caps and two lovies. did val like those? >> yes. i like those, honestly. >> three colors. four sizes available. up to 12 months. 100% organic cotton, comes in a gift box. the deal, $17.99. >> you don't know what you're having, you go with the gray and yellows. >> i love baby girls in a t swaddlers. >> the crib set. they retail for $99. you get one fitted sheet, two baby blankets and gender-neutral patterns. this is great for people that aren't saying what they're having. the deal $26. that's 74% off. >> superfabulous patterns. you can choose your pattern. >> everything on today.com. and clearly spelled out.
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it's a five-piece bundle. the shampoo, the conditioner, the baby wash and the cream and the cradle cap cam bow. safe for newborns. and safe for adults, as well. the deal, $29, 70% off. >> i love this little comb. you put the steal in "steals & deals" and take it with me. >> the steal. >> i will do the steal part. >> you can buy a bunch of t my mom is like, i should have thought of that. >> this is great if you have a baby shower to go to. >> retail, $199 changing pad included. a wipible exterior. 16 fabric stiles available. the deal, $65, 67% off. >> it's awesome. and the baby bottle on the side.
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i want to show off my cankles. make sure everybody sees that. the swollen feet situation. >> the retail $69. they call it the love set. two colors, obvious. you get the giraffe, the travel blankie and the plush toy. retail $69. the deal, $20. >> i love you. >> you have great stuff. watching me get up. >> i know. sitting down is a lot easier than getting back the products are the burt's bees baby bundle. sets from pure fiber. and original sprout. the lou harvey diaper bags. and plush toy sets from little giraffe. go to today.com. >> and you should rest. you have a full hour coming up, next hour. 9:00. biggest "steals & deals" ever.
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play hookie. >> i'm staying for the elf costume and the deals. coming up next, fergie will
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the citi concert series, is proudly presented to you by citi. >> how cool is this? >> awesome. >> this is great. fergie, one-fourth of the grammy-winning group, the black eyed peas >> and hits like "glamorous" and "big girls don't cry." >> she has a new single, "life goes on." new album, on the way. can we catch up? you have been enjoying life for several years. >> yeah. i'm about to come out with my second album, which will be ten years ago, i had my first solo album. i've done four albums with the
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>> yeah. >> how was that little thing? >> it's the best album i've ever made. >> hit after hit. >> i mean, yeah. he just keeps on coming with them. >> are you in full christmas mode for axl, who is 3? >> we're teaching him he's out of halloween mode. he doesn't want to let go of the halloween mode. we're trying to get him -- thanksgiving is a harder pull. it's all about a turkey. and he's thinking, >> how about josh? has he gotten him into golf yet? >> yeah. we have the tee in the backyard. he's about the balls and the sticks, as most boys are. >> yes, we are. >> good one. >> doesn't end. >> morning. >> you mentioned, it's been a decade since your last solo album. how is the music different now? >> the process is pretty much the same. i've been through a lot of life
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matter is kind of going into that. and it's a lot of emotional stuff. autobiographical stuff. stuff that doesn't have a place on a black eyed peas album when we're partying and having a good time. let's talk about what is going on in fergie's subconscious. there's the fun stuff. there's dance, pop, reggae, throwback stuff. it's a bunch of everything, like "the duchess" was. >> we're excited. sounds like the title makes some sense. "life goes on" is the name of the single. we're happy to have fergie with us. ? ? mm ? ? da, da, da, da, da ? ? every day, when i wake up trying to read my fortune in the
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? it seems like i never finish maybe it's my own superstition ? ? or a protection with a look ahead ? ? oh, oh, oh ? ? still sitting here just watching the sun ? ? go down down ? ? down ? ? life goes on with or without you ? ? it's up to you what you're going to do ? ? you could go or you could stay ? ? who cares anyway ? ? life goes on with or witht ? damn it, baby what you gonna do ? ? you could go or you could stay ? ? what who cares anyway ? ? every conversation gets me high on motivation ? ? gets me craving of your own familiar situation ? ? reach the unreachable achieve the unbelievable in midst of all of the madness ? ? still feeling restless
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the encore ? ? is this the kind of life i really want to live for ? ? in my heart i know, less is more, more, more ? ? live goes on with or without you ? ? it's up to you what you're going to do ? ? you could go or you could stay ? ? who cares anyway? life goes on with or without you ? ? damn it, baby what you gonna do ? ? you could go or you could stay ? ? but who cares anyway ? ? it's time to think it's out of my hands ? ? is it all gonna be worth it in the end ? ? 'cause it's safe here in my comfort zone ? ? never stray too far from home ? ? then again, this way, i'll never know ? ? maybe i should go
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everything ? ? get the money dollar bills in your wallet, say cha-ching ? ? sign the dealey, make a mili, found familiar ? ? the rjcy is downeding drilly, for the ma-lli ? really though ? ? feel the vibration of higher ground ? ? love always leads to the highest sound ? ? many conversations people making speculations ? ? as may procrastination my revolutions ? ? and then you get it up call yourself a rider ? ? you need to speed your loyalty up like bugatti ? ? baby don't understatement my underdog mentality ? ? we about to race ahead ? ? ambition on ferrari ? ? life goes on, with or without you, it's up to you what you're gonna do ? ? you could go or you could
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? damn it, baby, what you gonna do ? ? you could go or you could stay ? ? but who cares anyway? you could go ? ? you could stay you could go ? ? you could stay da, da, da, da, da ? [ cheers and applause ] >> fergie. thank you very much. we're back in a moment on a
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? life goes on ? >> i like that new song from fergie. 8:53. willie is going to show us what's coming up. >> you, savannah. on sunday "today." we have a profile of miss m., bette midler. i don't know to call you an actress, a singer, mu >> i call myself an entertainer. i never called myself an artist. people are supposed to call you that. you're not supposed to call yourself that. i'm gratified when people call me an artist. i'm not a song writer. i'm an interpreter. i'm an interpreter of other people's thoughts and feelings and writings. that's really what i am. >> i love interviews when it's an honor to be sitting across from somebody that long. you'll hear more of it on
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restaurant. >> shut it down. >> willie, thank you. see you sunday. >> so, the time has come to say good-bye to miss guthrie for the next little while. we tonigdon't know low long. hoda could not be here. she is here in spirit. we want to propose a toast to you. >> i hope this is the hard stuff. >> not yet. but soon. >> everyone has been missing my boozing. >> we'll love you. and we can't wait to see the new little boy. >> thank you so much. >> happy, healthy. >> i love you so much. >> and to mike feldman, too. >> feldy. >> yeah. and bailey, you have no idea what's coming. thank you so much. i love you guys so much. and i feel like my blessings are overflowing this morning. i'm going to miss you guys. and you know i'll be texting you every morning.
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pleasure going through this process with you. i've asked so many questions. and you've given me so many answers. i don't know if they're right. >> guilty or not. and cheers to you, as well. >> i'll be with you in spirit. your last day is next week. >> yes. you want to give birth, i want to give it on air. >> wow. >> love you guys.
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. good friday morning. nice and cool out. >> yes, much different than yesterday. starting off with temperatures in the 50s and 60s. max defender 8 is running free and clear, and it should stay quiet in the day ahead throw in the rain chances as we head into next week. well, great news here all the bay area bridges in the green, folks. great drive across the water not looking at any delays. 275 last time i showed you this it was jammed up, looks great. appeared westbound i-4 just a little bit slow. a dangerous car jacker
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the 53-year old is accused of beating someone back in october and tried to car jack 2 people before taking off. he's set to go before a judge ler today. for morore local headlines visit us online at wfla.com. ? hey, holiday honchos. i'm going to be a little short on my steals and deals quota today. >> that's all right. how many deals did you get? "steals & deals" show ever. >> i only got five. >> ooh. that puts you way behind schedule. and it's almost christmas. >> why don't you just say it? i'm a cotton-headed ninny-muggen. the worst gift-getter, in the world. >> we have time for the big show. we have just the place for you to get the rest of the deals.
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? santa, i know him. hey. ? i'm so excited. i got all of the "steals & deals" for the big show. my work here i special edition of "today's take," the biggest "steals & deals" ever. live from studio 1a, in rockefeller plaza. ?
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>> wow. hey. what a way to kick off the weekend. an hour-long "steals & deals" on a friday, december 2nd, 2016. i'm al, tamryn, buddy the held f, andhe >> and an amazing crowd. >> and don't forget. christmas spectacular starring the radio city rockettes is running now through january 2nd. they will be here throughout the morning, helping us for our "steals & deals." >> are we getting out? >> we're getting out. >> help us. oh, no. here.
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there you go. >> god bless you, man. thank you to our crew. you guys stayed up all night doing this. this is incredible. >> that's impressive. >> everybody was here so late last night. >> is that your first time in a horse-drawn sleigh carriage thing? >> yes. i didn't grow up in santa claus land. it's not my first time close to a horse because i'm a texan and they give those out to us. but this is incredible. >> you get one when you're born. >> this is fantastic. our crew stayed up until 3:00 a.m., putting this together. but the best part is that jill has come armed with "steals & deals" that will last the entire hour. >> now, we also must say. it was fun doing the homage to "elf" of course. >> i didn't realize that was an homage to "elf."
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familiar? >> i said who is playing buddy. we want to thank the folks at bank of america winter village, bryant park. that's where you saw, santa, i know him. >> it was funny. we were filming this. and people were coming up to me, where can you get a battery? where can i get a drink? they thought i was information. one of the santas. there's a best buy, make and i was answering. we really, everybody did such a good job. and i want to thank dana on my team for putting this together. this took about six months to put together. >> six months? >> to put together this hour-show. >> this is your scroll. >> i've been on the north pole for a while. just got back a little while ago. >> before we get to "steals & deals" we have a great deal to tell you about for monday's
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you don't know i'm doing this. my cowboys. come on. cowboys nation and i say that because our co-host on monday is a fellow texan. and "american idol" winner who is a texan, who is an "american idol" win center kelly clarkson. >> no one seemed to know that. that worked out well. kelly clarkson, will be our superco-host. we want all all of the superfans to come down to the plaza. >> a trivia quiz. >> who is the texan? >> kelly clarkson. >> now, we know. >> kelly clarkson will come down. meet kelly in person. and we're going to play finish the lyric. >> uh-huh. >> you're an evil elf. >> like, i don't know. we don't know. let's get started.
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during the show and on facebook. >> we have an unbelievable stat here. about $10,000. >> wow. >> in product. available for nearly $3,000 today. an overall 66% savings. you can do all of your holiday shopping with your feet up, coffee in your hand. >> what do you have for us? >> this is mine? i'll model it. the retail is $190. gold plated or silver. the retail $190. the deal, $39. 79% off. >> i got time for another one. >> oh, you do? >> you have a second? >> i have a second. this watch from invicta. >> watch in. from invicta, $495 to $895.
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go on to today.com. they come in this box. retail $495 to 8$95. up to 95% off. >> get one for somebody else and one for yourself. >> wow. >> and this is nice. hi, guys. >> when you travel back to texas to visit kelly clarkson, you can use this. >> this is the the retail is $700 to $760. it has the eight-wheel dual spinners. $700 to $760. $179 for all three. up to 76% off. >> i'm a black suitcase. but i love these persons. i like them. >> my mother puts the crazy
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but if it's a different color. >> i'm not too tired to tell you about this one. >> with the jokes, man. >> this is appropriate for you because you drive -- you drive. you ride your bike every day, in your suit into work. we thought this would be good for our viewers. bikes from diamondback. $180 to $450. there's six stiles with the 12 inch for girls, ages 2 and up. go to today.com to see the different ones. we have four here. retail 50% off. >> on a review quickly, everything. >> the necklaces. with initials. i love that. invicta watch. the suitcase set. a lady said i need one of those. >> the diamondback bicycles. go to today.com for all of the deals. >> we're just getting started. we are looking at the kids on your list. jill has you taken care of. wait until you see the hot, new
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rock ? >> the rockettes helping us celebrate our biggest "steals & deals" show ever. i saw the show for the first time last year with my nieces. i've seen that sign and wondering what it was like. going in. you've been many times. it loves up to every bit of the hype. my first time seeing it, 1963. my dad and my uncle. >> the mic is dead. >> maybe you can do a "steals & >> there we go. can you hear us now? >> yeah. >> let's start off with toys. >> the awesome toys you have for us. >> hi, guys. this is the virtual reality headset. it retails $59. a headset for smartphones. and enjoy the ride. is it cool? yeah? >> do you like it? what do you see? >> you have video of what this is? >> you can see a concert?
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thumbs up if you're having fun. >> you can say it. >> you can't see your thumb. don't worry about it. >> it's in 3d. that's a good buy, jill. >> hi, guys. this is if robot dinosaur. retail $119. this is an intelligent dinosaur that responds. and you can control it with your hands. look how she's doing that. very cool. >> i've never seen that. >> you it does everything. toys "r" us, best buy and other fine retailers. $119. the deal, $35. >> i have little robot t-rex hands. >> next up. >> this is the motor train set with smoke and sound. it gives you real smoke and sound. the 20-piece set. the retail is $69.
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that around the tree in the morning. >> and it's great to put together as a family. >> i think train sets scream christmas. >> you're doing a good job, elves. >> such a good job here. the baking or cooking set. hi. the retail is $75. what are you making here? >> making cookies. >> making cookies. >> they told me that the dough has been all night. it's frozen. this is not your fault. >> they chill the dough before you make it. >> it's four sets. the bakers set, the pizza set, the chinese cooking set. $23, 69% off. >> some of the books that are always fantastic. >> these are classics. my favorite books as a kid. the dr. seuss books. the retail $97.
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you can go on today.com to see the different ones. all from dr. seuss. all of the classics. you can't go wrong. retail $97. the deal, $29 for a set of ten books up to 71% off. >> let's recap everything. >> hit it, jill. >> i'll do it. okay. we start with the virtual reality sets. and then, we move on. >> we have the robotic dinosaur from the 20-piece train set. the cooking sets. and dr. seuss from penguin random house. head to today.com. >> we started off strong. i don't know how you can finish out. i know you have good stuff to come. meanwhile, mr. roker, the forecast. >> that's right. let's check out your weather. if you need to watch out, if you do, when you're down south, this weekend, we have a rainy pattern.
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this gulf moisture comes on in. and then, as a low pressure develops, look for the heavy rain to start firing up late this afternoon, into tonight, on into tomorrow. saturday and sunday, we're looking for heavy rain from texas, oklahoma, arkansas, missouri and starts of the lower mississippi river valley. rainfall amounts, from five to seven inches, texas into louisiana. by tuesday, we could see two to three inches as far east a much more seasonal day ahead 75 for your afternoon high, that's average. we're going to call it picture perfect with fair weather clouds and a steady breeze. overnight a cool and crisp night ahead, 56 by the time we start your saturday. we'll warm up through weekend. better rain chances on tap for
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>> that's your latest weather. go to the weather channel on cable. don't go anywhere. we're not close to being done with the deal. up next, something for the fashionistas. fashionistas. from shoes to jeans to hand i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk of stroke. that'd be devastating. i took warfarin for over 15 years then i made the switch. xarelto? significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. warfarin interferes with vitamin k and at least six blood clotting factors. xarelto? is selective targeting one critical factor of your body's natural clotting function. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare
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absolutely graceful. the radio city music rockettes. the next round of "steals & deals." are you ready? it's for the fashionista or fashion lovers on your gift list. >> everything is 70% off. let's start, jill. >> pencil mccarthy. this is chloe. available in three other washes. there's three other washes. sizes 2 to 28. retail 89. $26.70. 70% off. >> i like the stitching. i like those a lot. melissa mccarthy. >> and that capri length is in now. >> that's hot. >> they come in other comers? >> three other stiles. >> okay.
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collection. these are the mahiri. the retail is $110. jessica and her mom designed this collection. paige and simone. she is wearing it in the honey brown. it's a 3.5-inch heel. the deal, $33. >> i know what a shooter is. i change. >> that's a shooty. >> that's one of the terms that you did the other day that nobody knows. they're great, right? >> the other thing is a shoe, right? >> a shoe and a booty. >> thank you so much. the malia. we missed the black patten. >> the other thing is a shoe. >> where is the black patten back. >> please. >> that's my fault.
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this is kelsey, our "today" assistant. this is four inches with a half-inch platform. the retail is $59. the deal, $17.70 that's 70% off. >> that looks great. you can wear that to the cocktail party or throw it up with some jeans. >> these are superfun. the '70s in right now. the denim with the leopard. >> you're wearing open toe. >> simpson. retail $119. this is jade. thanks for modeling. you have to like high heels. >> these are smokin' high. >> the retail is $119. the deal is $35.70. >> the shoes are $35? >> yeah. >> those are smokin' hot. >> let's bring everybody back out. >> we have the bag. >> this is the minicross bag
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retail $58. this is jade, available in smoke also. and it has a removable jab. >> you can use it as a clutch. >> or a cross body bag. $17 and 70% off. >> love it. >> going to run through the products. we have shoes and a bag from jessica simpson collection. jeans from melissa mccarthy zen. there you >> we just taught you what a shooty is. >> amazing. up next, jill helps out a deserving family with an unbelievable home makeover. and you'll be able to snag some of the items inside for a steal. head to facebook.com/todaystake. and we have two more deals.
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good friday morning. we have a check on the weather. >> high pressure in charge for your friday. we'll have dry northeast breezes and expect a beautiful day overall. 50s when you start the day on saturday. by saturday afternoon a little bit warmer. we'll get closer to the 80-degree mark as the moisture starts to gather out
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? all right. >> legendary radio city rockettes. you need to come up with a fitness video. you're in such great shape. >> amazing. >> helping us celebrate an entire hour of "steals & deals." >> and go to our facebook page for the scarf that jill is wear pg and the fabulous jewelry
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and deals" just for you. >> since the holidays are all about giving. jill is so sweet. a really nice surprise for a deserving family. >> i know they are watching. you get to see the rooms they transformed. so happy now. it was amazing. meet the nabori family. yep. you are seeing triplets. wendy is a taken over this three-bedroom house. you had challenges? >> one of our boys was diagnosed on a spectrum. i'm going to get emotional. i feel like i'm not doing enough for him. only because my other two are more verbal. they do take me away. they come home with homework. i'm trying to sit with them the
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picasso has loved to color on the walls. >> what wendy doesn't know is that her friend, stacy, wrote us, with hopes of much-needed room makeovers for her boys. >> tell me about your sleeping situation. >> the boys have been sleeping in our room since they were born. >> we heard about that. we are making over two rooms for you. >> you're the best mommy ever. >> i get my bed back. fixer-upper, lou man ferdini. who happens to be ace hardware's fo spokesperson. beautiful new furniture, check. thanks to kohl's. we got to work on two rooms. one for sleep and one for play. then, it was time. look at your new room.
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>> my god. >> climb up there. ? >> everybody has a big boy bed. >> everybody has a big boy bed. >> francesco, do you want another surprise? your new play room. >> whoa. >> this is awesome. look at that. >> are you happy? tell me what you think. >> awesome. >> my partner in crime, lou, gave the boys a demo. you know ho you like to draw? it's chalkboard paint. >> a special treat for this home's picasso. >> thank you. >> i'll take a hug. >> good job, buddy. >> what a beautiful family. >> i love that family.
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analyst, who specializes with children on the autism spectrum. we got feedback they were enjoying it. they were living in the parents' bedroom. >> love the lights. >> oh, it's so great. they go from day to the night, to become a night light. the retail, $65. they come with the stickers, as well. you can form different -- >> and they're that's 62% off. this is great. the bean bag chair. choice of two stiles. the obvious two stiles. they come in different colors. and the covers are machine-washable. >> that's a great idea. >> the deal $45. 70% off. >> i love these pillows. >> is this fabulous. the oversized throw pillows.
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the retail $95. the deal, $19. 80% off. >> peppermint pajamas. >> and the bed? >> great bedding sets. the retail $120 to $140. children and teen comforter sets, ten styles. go to today.com. we tail $120 to $140. $39, up to 72% off. >> let's recap the bean bag share. the photo pillows and the bedding sets. go to our today.com website to check it out. >> what a great thing you've done for that family. a beautiful family. and it's great to see them smile. and the kids have so much fun. coming up, things get coo cooking. we're going to head into the
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tamryn is downstairs with the rockettes. >> we're digging in. >> hi, guys. >> we're going to make a lemon seth garlicy putter for our steak. >> you're going to use the knives for our "steals & deals." it's a seven-piece set. how are they cutting? >> they are cutting well. lemon butter is a great way to add something extra to your es whatever you want. the herbs, put them on this. and a little lemon zest. >> using the skin on the lemon. >> and you will mix that together. and you will wrap it up and put it in your refrigerator. >> that's this. >> that becomes this. >> the knives are $99. $30 for seven pieces. 70% off. >> spectacular. this is the steak part of this. tell us about the steak.
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there's a few tedeals. a dinner for six, for 16, or for 24. that has 48 tatar tots. go to today.com to see everything. it gives you everything. >> these are great. these are going to cook up quickly. only need to do them two minutes per side. maybe three tops. you will flip them over. then, dry rub you're going to put on. once it's done, you have to take it off. and add a little flavor of the butter there. you let it rest. and the juices come back in. and look at this. >> that looks great. >> $186 to $681. the deal is $39 to $150, up to 80% off. >> let's run through the products one more time.
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here. >> that's right. >> and these are the -- >> the platters. >> two more to tell you about. the cookwear set. that's the ten-piece set with the pans. the retail is 350 on that. stainless steel, the deal, $99. that's 72% off. and you get everything there. and then, to serve it on, your finished product, the platters, all different ones on today.com. $72 to $150. the deal, >> we'll run through them. the stokes knives. the party packages from omaha steaks. cookwear. and the platters on today.com. >> that's so good. >> good meat. good weather. how about your weekend? the weekend outlook. we're expecting to see plenty of rain through texas on into the lower mississippi river valley. we're looking at a lot of
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mattres mattress. $900 to $1450. the deal $450 to $725 up to 50% off. >> that's pretty cool. and while you're in bed, you can watch tv. >> you can watch us as elves. >> oh. >> this is the 43-inch roku tv from tcl. 4k resolution. and it comes with headphones for private listening. >> a remote finder feature? >> find elf and it looks for elf and tells you what channel it's on. >> i love this. >> $699.
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>> i'm obsessed with this. >> what can go wrong here? >> the cardio hit trainer. retail $1,999. >> i need one. >> i think it's in a locked position. >> go, go, go. they're chanting. >> i'm trying. >> it takes -- >> it doesn't have power. thank you. >> it takes up half of the space of other elliptical machines. 32 workout apps. it shows free shipping. >> more important. >> free shipping is a big deal. >> let's run through the product. >> the deal, $827. >> that's pretty good. >> 59% off. >> that's cool. going to run through the deals. we got the bed. and we got a 43 inch l.e.d. tv. and the hit trainer from proform.
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mattress. for all of the information, check out the "steals & deals" page at today.com. >> you outdone yourself with this, lady. we're not done. back in a moment.
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? wow. >> what an amazing hour. go to today.com for all of the deals. we are not done. we have not forgot about all of you who stood in the plaza. we are giving away free stuff. >> free stuff for you guys.
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stuff. >> i'm giving away a bike. >> there you go. >> all righty. >> who wants it? >> all of the best. let's go over here. >> there you go. >> you need that, too? >> you're turning 13. happy birthday. there you go, sweetheart. >> giving away -- >> you take this. you get this. >> let's get people down there. >> whoa. >> there we go. >> we've got more. >> hold on. ? >> there you go. >> gave away that set. you keep going. >> how about some luggage. there you go. there you go, bud. there you go. >> wow. >> fun, folks. >> okay.
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>> there's some luggage. that's for this young lady here. okay. good. >> we have one more thing. >> okay. >> we got one more thing. >> get out of the way. >> how much time do we have? okay. one last thing. >> who gets the tv? >> we are going to give away -- >> come on. >> the tv. >> all right. this >> lady, you get the 43-inch tv. there you go. >> for information. there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. jill martin, thank you so much. fantastic. jill martin, nice stuff.
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good morning, 9:58 on is this friday. how's it looking out there? >> beautiful conditions for this friday as we wrap up work week. 75 degre some fair weather clouds and light breezes, a cool and crisp start to your week on saturday morning. we're at 56 degrees but the warm up continues into the weekend. we'll get to 82 by sunday and get ready to break out the umbrellas you'll need them for next week tuesday and thursday, highs dialing back into the 70s. well, the caution of a massive fire that destroyed the rec park center is still a
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