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good morning. holiday havoc. a potent ice storm today from texas to kansas. officials urging drivers to stay off the roads. farther east, heavy rain expected to trigger dangerous flooding as will mons brace for travel delays and disruptions. fence failure. a man has no trouble climbing the newly spiked barrier at the white house while the first family celebrated thanksgiving inside. that jumper behind bars. his stunt raising serious new security concerns this morning. donald's denial. republican front-runner donald trump defending himself after
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reporter's disability. >> i don't know what i said, i don't remember. >> what trump says he was trying to show and how the reporter is responding. dash for deals. tens of millions of black friday shoppers already hitting the stores this morning. before you join them, we'll tell you where to find biggest bargains, today, friday, november 27th, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and sgutdry live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and welcome to "today" on this friday morning after thanksgiving. i'm willie geist. >> and i'm eric ax hill. matt and savannah enjoying a well deserved morning off after the parade yesterday. >> how did you make out last night? >> all right. it was low key, my mom was there. everybody ate, enjoyed. we survived.
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still whom are at the house so hi, guys. >> let's of leftovers. >> top stories, holiday season, brutal storms lashing parts of the country with snow, ice and heavy rain. the weather channel's mike seidel is in oklahoma city as people travel across the country today. mike, good morning. >> good morning, willie. over 13 million in the path of the wintry side of the storm, including here in oklahoma city where we've got a driving rain. winds gusting over 25 miles an hour, and the temperature has dropped down to 34 degrees. meanwhile this morning, freezing rain has turned highways into skating rinks from nebraska into new mexico. this morning a huge storm system is bringing a cold winter blast to a big part of the country, like a belt wrapped around the midwest from the great lakes all the way down to the southern plains. if you're anywhere in it path there's likely to be some kind of nasty weather in your forecast. in oklahoma as a front blew through temperatures plummeted
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>> reporter: in kansas city, they are dreaming of a white christmas, but rain nearly drowned out a holiday plaza lighting ceremony. >> look at crowd. the rain is coming down. >> reporter: more rain than kansas city has seen on thanksgiving day on record. >> everybody is dealing with the rain right now. everybody at this point. >> reporter: holiday travel, never easy. >> holiday travel is nerve-racking and they make it more nerve racking with the young kids. >> reporter: warnings for parts of texas, oklahoma and arkansas. going by car or plane, get ready for delays, but at least skiers for. up to 20 inches of new snow in california, nearly a foot in oregon and up to 10 inches in parts of colorado.
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lens, happy thanksgiving. def-for the was drenched with rain on thanksgiving. overnight flash flooding swept away a tarrant county deputy trying to rescue a stranded driver. he himself was rescued later on and is now in the hospital. in dallas, so far over 4 inches of rain. that makes it their wettest year on record, nearly 55 inches and counting. willie. >> mike seidel in the middle of some ugly weather there in oklahoma city, mike, thanks. dylan is in for al today. what can we expect, dylan. >> today, tomorrow, sun, big travel weekend. we are looking at a lot of troubles, especially where the ice is falling right now. we already have reports of up to half an inch of ice near amarillo, texas. this is your 32 degree line. north of it south and south rain, but right along it is where we have the freezing rain that's accumulating and making conditions very dangerous on the roads. ice storm warnings, including parts of texas into oklahoma and up into parts of kansas, too. that's where we're going to see our biggest concerns for
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travelers on the roads. here you see along 40 and 25, you're looking at snow eventually turning over to those icy conditions, and especially the bridges and the overpasses, they freeze first, so just really slow down as you go over those overpasses because it freezes on the top and the bottom underneath as well. now, if you're heading through chicago or detroit or st. louis thais today, look for rain showers that could cause some delays and where the ice is a little farther to the west. issue. on saturday it's not just the rain but also some fog. airports. major hubs like new york city, cincinnati could see some of those rain showers and foggy conditions causing some delays, and then you go back still through texas and oklahoma. that's where we're look for ice to still be an issue. now on sunday the ice and the snow, it's allowed a little bit and we'll see mainly rain and reduced visibility because of the rain and the fog and this rain is going to stretch all the way through parts of kentucky and virginia, stretching over into virginia, too, where soggy travel is going tonight biggest thing on the roads and that
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it's not really the best weekend for traveling. willie. >> thank you very much. despite all the bad weather in some spots, the black friday shopping rush is well under way. this morning people already streaming into stores across the country, while others got a jump on the frenzy already last night. nbc's olivia sterns is in the middle of the madness here in new york's times square. olivia, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. we keep talking about how it's no longer about deals just on a single day. in fact, it feels more like black know. as it turns out according to shopper track, today is actually forecast to beat out the saturday before christmas, making this black friday the busiest shopping day of the year. another year, another black friday frenzy. this morning stores across the country just survived the motor chaotic hours of the year for consumers that now even carve into thanksgiving. doors opening at 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. thursday evening and lines forming long before that. >> tonight, we're going to have
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some fun. >> reporter: ceo of target giving a pep talk to workers ahead of the opening blitz. this year retailers say the deepest discounts and host items are coming in the form of tvs, teddy bears. >> check it out, guys. >> reporter: and toys. with plenty of stores getting a boost from a certain force awakening within "star wars" fans for this country's most anticipated film. with more than 136 million americans expected to shop this weekend the black friday buying power goes well beyond brick and mortar with an estimated $1.7 billion being spent online, up 22% over last year. how about online shopping? doing any of your online shopping? >> yes, that's my five sflit why is it your favorite? >> because there's no lines, and i think you get better deals. >> reporter: and more than a quarter of those sales coming on mobile devices. tablets and smartphones now a key part of shopping savvy. >> we want them to shop in our stores but we know most of their
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shopping experiences starts online with that mobile device, so that's a critical important way for us to connect with that guest. >> reporter: keeping black friday a holiday tradition, no matter where you check out. >> black friday is actually still a very significant event, and honestly it's grown i think in popularity. >> reporter: and experts say if you do decide to brave the crowds and the brick and mortar stores, don't forget your smartphone and don't forget to download that store's app. this year many retailers are trying out new technology that will actually push you special discount or offers when you walk through their doors. willie, erica. >> alivia stern on much of the action. more on the shopping rush in just a bit including where you can score the best deals. in chicago, demonstrators want to disrupt black friday. activists furious over n new details in the fatal police shooting of a black teenager are calling on people to march down the city's famed magnificent mile. that's where we find nbc's john yang this morning.
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john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, aisha this. stretch of michigan avenue has seen its share of eventful black fridays, but nothing like this. as you say clergy, civic leaders, politicians, labor leaders want to disrupt shopping here. they think that's the most effective way to push for a special prosecutor and try to get rid of the police superintendent and the prosecutor for the way they have handled this case. chicago police say that they will facilitate peaceful protests but that they will not tolerate any law-breaking, and they will have a heavy presence here today. all days off have been cancelled. >> john yang for us in chicago,ion e job, thank you. this morning new concerns over security at white house after a man jumped over newly reinforced fence there. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker has more. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: willie, good morning to you, and the suspect is expected to face criminal charges today. he is the first person to scale the white house fence since
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put in place over the summer, and the most disconcerting part may be the entire first family was home at the time. the secret service is investigating this morning after this man identified as joseph caputo jumped over the white house fence draped in an american flag flag, clenching a bindner his mouth. he was apprehended after taking a first steps but all unfolded while the first family enjoyed thanksgiving inside. some witnesses told the "washington post" they heard caputo say, let's do this, before scaling the nearly eight-foot fence. >> freeze now! >> reporter: this moment captured on instagram captured the terrifying moments when the crowd was told to scatter and the white house placed into lockdown mode for more than three hours and the surrounding streets blocked off. for witnesses it was unnerving. >> just a move, move, move. crazy, i know it. >> reporter: this markets first time someone has jumped over the
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fence since new spikes were put in place nearly five months ago, and it comes as secret service is trying to rebound after a series of embarrassing security breeches, including a numbing of frightening fence-jumping incidents. last flal was a breaking point when a man with a knife jumped the fence and made it all the way inside the the executive mansion. the president won't home then but still it prompted a change at top and veteran joseph clancy was brought in to help the agency rebuild. this latest jumper a reminder there's still gaps. >> any time someone jumps the fence no question there's a level of danger to the first family no, question about it. >> reporter: caputo is from connecticut, and one of his family members says he's quote, a good kid. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton is requesting a meeting with secret service leadership early next week saying she is astonished that someone would be able to jump the fence despite the spikes put in place to
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prevent that exact thing that happening. willie, erica, back to you. >> on the up side it's good that they apprehended this guy so quickly. thank you. turning now to the presidential race, republican ben carson is traveling to the middle east amidst on going scrutiny over his knowledge of foreign policy. meantime here at home, donald trump is dealing with yet another controversial y on the campaign trail. here's nbc's hallie jackson. >> reporter: this morning republican presidential candidate ben carson will visit with syrian refugees in jordan. the surprise trip overnight coming after controversy when the retired neurosurgeon made a comparison between refugees and dogs. >> we have to have in place screening mechanisms that allow us to determine who the mad dogs are quite frankly. who are the people who want to come in here and hurt us? >> reporter: in iowa carson has dropped to third place as foreign policy takes center stage in the gop primary, but
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coming under fire for controversial comments. donald trump's latest twitter tirade aimed at the "new york times," demanaged an apology, trump denying he knocked the reporter's congenital nerve condition. >> you ought to see this guy, i don't know what i said. i don't remember. >> reporter: he used a 201 1 1 post-talking about the alleged attacks. >> he's going i don't remember. i don't remember what i said. this is 14 years ago >> reporter: "new york times" outrage the trump would ridicule the physical appearance of a reporter. trump is now saying he didn't know he had a disability saying he should stop using it to grandstand and get back to a paper that's rapidly going down the tubes.
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>> i don't think with donald trump there's really any limits to what you can say. i think all the old rules are broken with him. >> reporter: and while most candidates took a break for turkey day ted cruz will be back in iowa tomorrow for the first time since a new poll showed him surging there, closing in on trump. with just two months to go in the iowa caucuses no holiday from the campaign trail. washington. >> this is continuing. it was pointed out in an interview when he was with a different paper he met with donald trump a dozen times and on a first name basis. >> and had interviews with him and ran into press conferences and he said donald trump knows who i am. new developments tied to the terror attacks in paris two weeks ago. officials in belgium lowering the alert level in the capital city of brussels saying the threat of an attack is no longer imminent. nbc's keir simmons is there. keir, what more can you tell us? >> reporter: this morning reports that two people have been detained here in the
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belgium and not confirmed in paris while around a thousand people gathered for a service including president francois hollande, victims' families and survivors of the attack. in france this morning the french lowered the flag at half staff, the country uniting behind the flag and the relatives of those who were killed two weeks ago and for the french president at moment to reflect or traveling from d.c. to moscow rallying the world against isis and stilt hunt to find salah abdeslam suspected of involvement in the paris terror cell, perhaps planning to take part in the suicide bombings before back out. the latest raids in belgium yesterday, police found several mattresses on the floor of one rented house and another suspect seen with abdeslam is also on the run. two of europe's most wanted men, two weeks after a night in paris that left 130 dead.
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gunmen opening fire in restaurants, bars and a concert hall. many questions remain. could the attack have been prevented? some of the killers were authorities. was another attack being planned? belgium's prime minister this week tried to calm fears while facing criticism. >> the impression the world is getting is that you have lost control of security. >> yeah. the threats for an attack is imminent and serious, and we stay calm. >> reporter: his defense minister on the defensive. world thinks about. we are doing what it takes. >> reporter: finally today the threat level in brussels was in the investigation. but separately two men were arrested in a mosque in germany terror. europe still on edge after two
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that changed lives. and the president of france saying this morning his country will do all it can to destroy what he calls an army fanatics and will operate relentlessly to protect its children. willie and irisha, europe has been scarred by this but is equally determined. ? tense days. keir simmons, thank you very much. pope francis got a rock star welcome at a stadium in nairobi cheering and waving as he arrived. he urged those in attendance to resist temp takes of corruption. >> earlier today the pope visit the one of nairobi's slums denouncing conditions many residents have been forced to live in and delivered a warning ahead of a key climate change conference saying there will be catastrophic consequences if world leaders don't reduce the use of fossil fuels. >> and a lot of talk of the day
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after thanksgiving and a lot wouldn't be complete without a generous serving of nfl football and lafrtd night legendary quarterback brett favre was welcomed back to the fans. >> green bay retired favre's number 1 in the rick of honor. bart starr and several of favre's former teammate were the there for the starmy and as for the game itself home team didn't do so well. the bears held off the packers winning 17-13. >> and under miserable weather conditions, really felt for all of them, and speaking of, dylan is back with more on today's weather. >> we had a miserable thanksgiving here last year. >> right. >> but this year it was pretty nice. >> perfect. >> hard to top and today even nicer. temperatures in the lower 60s. up and down the east coast it's a beautiful day but we're watching this big complex storm system that's bringing up to half an inch to three-quarters of an inch of ice from oklahoma back down to texas. this is more than just a town.
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next chance of >> and that's your late forecast. >> dylan, thanks very much. coming up, a modern day gold rush. >> plus, what it's like to be a muslim in america today. we'll speak with a group who wants to clear up some misconceptions are especially now in the wake of the paris attacks and the heated rhetoric on the campaign trail. but, first, this is "today" on nbc. jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war it is the struggle the fate of the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with
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i see the sun peeking out over the zakim, chris. >> chris: trying to get through the low clouds in the city of boston. visibility not too bad ins be. 52 degrees. locally dense fog down through northern bristol county and that stretches back toward like attleboro and taunton, close to providence, rhode island, as well. dense fog advisory there until 9:00 a.m. otherwise low clouds and fog burn off, mixture of clouds and sun. look at these numbers this afternoon, lower to middle 60. >> jadiann: sounds great. jephthe chery, a commuter rail conductor, was shot and killed outside the bar what's on first early this morning. the police commissioner saying chery was abinnocent man that caught up while you wake got caught in cross fire. this man was arrested after trying to hide a loaded gun in his pants. hours later this gun was recovered and arrested another
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37:30 now on this friday morning, november 27, 2015. saying hello to quite the crowd of folks out thereby on rockefeller plaza. love a good thanksgiving crowd. >> that's a good thanksgiving crowd. hope you had a good thanksgiving at home. some of the stories making news. donald trump insists he was not mocking a reporter's physical disability when he waved his arms and stammered his words during a speech in south carolina. trump was referencing an article citing alleged celebrations by muslims showing he was showing someone groveling and searching
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the author was disability. >> there will be a major demonstration held by protesters later this morning. they plan to march on the city's busiest shopping district, in the words of one organizer to interrupt the economic engine of black custody. and a man is in custody after jumping over a white house fence while wearing an american flag. the first family wanes side celebrating thanksgiving at the time. the white house was placed on lockdown for several hours as a precaution. another major story we are following this morning. a powerful storm stretching from texas to michigan, leading to accidents on the roads, plenty of delays at airports. the weather channel's mike seidel is in oklahoma city. mike, good morning again. >> good morning, erica. here in oklahoma city that cold front blew through yesterday afternoon and knocked the temperature from the mid-60s down to the mid-0s in just two hours. this morning we're at 33 with a cold driving rain and winds out of north gusting 25 to 30 miles per hour.
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in the week across parts of northwest and northern california, as much as 20 inches in the ski resorts of northern california and then yesterday it was rain, freezing rain and snow and across the plains. in kansas city they got the holiday celebration in and it was the wettest thanksgiving on record. temperatures in the upper 30s and nearly two inches of rain and heavy rain hit the dallas-fort worth area and a deputy in tarrant county was swept away trying to rescue a strand driver. he himself was later rescued and is now in the hospital. dallas has had over 4 inches of rain, and it's now their wettest year on record. if you're traveling today in this part of the country, watch out for freezing rain and flash flooding. the flash flood watch in dallas continues until sunday morning. erica. >> mike seidel for us this morning, mike, thanks. let's head over to north carolina where the hunt is on for a rare plant that is worth a lot of money, and as nbc's ker sanders explains, it's leading to a big problem for police.
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mountains in the beauty of western north carolina prospectors are digging for treasure, but it's not for gold or precious metals. they are hunting for ginseng, a plant root used in popular energy drinks. turns out ginseng is worth big money, selling for as much as $1,250 a pound. as much as mortgage payment. >> i find something that's worth good money. >> that's all the good money. >> reporter: jeff jones is a third generation ginseng hunter. this is a good crop that's like a bank account. do you eat it? >> i don't but you can. >> reporter: it's disgusting. >> yeah, it don't taste good. >> reporter: no, it's like bitter dirt. in china where 90 president 6 appalachian wild ginseng ends up
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believers claim it enhances male performance. >> aphrodisiacs are always going to be, you know, something that we care about. >> here we go. here's a little ginseng. >> reporter: while hunting on private property is legal, much of the ginseng grows on federal land where it's protected but that doesn't stop the poachers. forest service botanist finds ginseng that only grows two to three inches a decade and permanently stains it with an original dust so wholesalers know the original roots were illegally poached. >> sure. so speak. >> reporter: a game that recently turned ugly. north carolina wildlife officer eric stronik stopped two suspected ginseng poachers and they got violent and allegedly tried to kill hi. both de nuit charges. how much money can people make poaching?
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>> a guy that made $40,000 to $50,000 in one year. >> reporter: and with that kind of money expert feel ginseng could go extinct in the wild. ker sanders, nbc news. >> $1,200 a pound works knew. >> and it takes so long to grow. grows two or three inches in decades. >> explains the price. >> next time you're pounding one of the energy drinks, think about that. >> and you thought they were so expensive. it's a bargain. >> check of the weather with dylan. what's happening? >> we'll break down the storm system that's developing and real causing issues back through the plains, especially areas texas. the freezing rain has been falling heavily. here we go through that morning, the 32-degree line. north of it is snow and south rain and right here is where we're seeing our most dangerous icing. already reports of up to a quarter inch that coats trees and power lines and makes the storm extremely damage. you seat ice remains in the same
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place but on the eastern side of it still seeing heavy rain with the potential of flooding, and then as we go into saturday mornings icing still in northern texas and oklahoma and saturday afternoon we'll finally start to lose the ice and reynish use that could cause delays and additional snowfall. we're looking at a couple more inches west of denver and the highest elevations we could see another foot of snow. wichita could end up with three-quarters of an inch of ice and as for randallias already the wettest year on record. looking for >> jeremy: gad friday morn, everyone. dense fog and patchy fog will yield to temperatures in the 60s. inin fact 60 to 65. mild. temps in the 60s. tomorrow a few light showers, mainly in the morning through mid-day. temperatures back into the 40s to lower 50s. turning cooler, especially late in the afternoon. cool sunday into monday. but we do have dry weather
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we're back at 7:41. the largest muslim civil liberties group says the level of anti-muslim backlash in america has been unprecedented in the wake of the paris attacks and you recently sat down with a group of muslim-americans who wanted to clear up some misconceptions about their religion. >> absolutely. everyone we met with was born in the u.s. or raised here since childhood and are as american as can be and yet they aren't always embraced in that way. our conversation covered a number of topics including their attacks in paris two weeks ago. >> i think our first thought always has tonight victims. any time we start thinking about the attackers we give them a victory so it's the people in istanbul, it's the people in beruit and paris. >> what's the biggest miss conception when you say to
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someone i'm a muslim? what do you think they don't understand? >> a lot of people seem to have troubling that american muslims are american. of course, the most common misconception is we're terrorists or sympathetic to terrorists or our religion itself is terrorism. >> why do you think that has endured, the misconception. >> the image of islam portrayed publicly, the fact that there's not a lot of muslims in the united states and all people know about islam is what they receive in the news and foreign policy and honestly a lot of muslims haven't done a very good job representing themselves or their religion in the public. mostly we kind of punted on that one until very recently when we realized oh, my god, maybe we should be telling our stories instead of letting other people tell our stories. some of the fact is we haven't invested in explaining what would we are and what we believe and what we don't believe. >> people question our poilt loyalty and that's perplexing in the sense that my father is a veteran veteran. there's people in the united states army right now who are willing to lay their lives down for this kun cri. >> we talked a little bit about
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the ways in which muslims are portrayed negatively in the media, but i think there are really important muslims in the public eye whom people would recognize if we said their names muslim. i think of kareem abdul-jabbar, muhammad ali, lit torch at the '96 olympic games and the owner of the jacksonville jaguars, muslims in the public eye and represent our t-shirt. >> your t-shirt says don't panic, i'm islamic. >> do you find that any of you feel you're discriminated look? >> when you're a hijaby girl, so, yes, we've had reported incidents of a woman being spat at, woman being cursed at, woman being tripped to the ground, go back home threats. i mean, it's been a pretty crazy two weeks. >> i want to come back to your shirt. do you wear that out in public, and the if so what kind of a
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reaction you get? >> the last time i wore this one was in the new york city climate march about a year ago, and at that time that one got me a lot of love. don't often wear this out on the streets unless i'm in an environment that's supportive. >> i don't want to close mosques, i want to sfal mosques, i want mosques surveilled. >> when you hear that a presidential candidate wants to monitor your place of worship. what do you think about that? >> my first thought as a muslim is let's invite him over. i think donald trump just needs exposure to some good old-fashioned muslim hospitality. it would do him good to see that we're not so different from base. >> when john f. kennedy was running for catholic he was attacked for accatholic and they were afraid they would a statue of the pope over the white house and we have to look deep within our own culture and find out why this cycle of racism and fear of the unknown and lack of
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education on our parts as a america keeps repeating it self. >> the biggest threat to america is the way he has been demonizing people because it completely clashes and collides with what america is. i keep going back to this optimism that i have of everyone, of every faith. we're going to vote and we're going to utilize that power from the people, what this country is supposed to have been found pedestrian on, the voice of the people. >> it was a great conversation. they talk a lot, too, about you have to -- their religion in many ways has been sort of stolen by isis, taking the name and doing all these names in the name of islam and that's not islam that any of them, you know, believe in or adhere to so it was a great, great conversation and appreciate all of of them sitting down and talking to us. >> interesting to hear the one gentleman say, you know, it's our time to tell our story because maybe you don't know much about it, but we're going to tell it our way. >> which is a great, great point. they are all -- all five of them are really committed to doing
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that. >> relieved to be able to talk and speak to you. >> nice job, erica. coming up, the deals that are actually worth that black friday hassle batman: so why do they call it black friday, anyway? pony: i don't know, but i think they should call it pink friday. batman: oh boy... pony: and we could have glitter! (continues under vo) anncr: black friday continues now through saturday
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dillian is a busy woman pulling some double duty and has made her way to original room. >> reporter: original cards means original room and now we'll talk holiday shopping and with black friday in full swing we asked on a twitter poll how do you spend black friday, shopping in stores, online hornot shopping? i was kind of surprised by the results because not shopping came up by 65% of people. shopping in stores, only 21% and shopping online about 14%. now, if you don't want to shop and you want to just sit and let all the calories just sit in your stomach you can go and start tweeting hashtag flackfried in three words. 55,000 tweets. here's one, run, forrest run and luke tweeting credit card declined. i'm sure lots of people can
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agree with that. bill nye parody account says where's my kid and guide guide of all people netflix and chill and pretty funny and butch walker writing am-a-zon. what's a zon. >> oh, it's amazon. >> i'm going netflix and chill. >> like it, good call. coming up, before you hit the stores we're taking the hassle out of i'm ginger breadington with your 10 day deal forecast.
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>> this is 7 news now. everyone. it's 7:57 on this day of thanksgiving. shaping up to be a beautiful day out there, chris. >> chris: nice and mild, jadiann. 51 degrees in the city of boston. 53 in norwood. we have had issues south and west of there. from providence, rhode island, through taunton, mass, locally dense fog. we have a dense fog advisory in place until 9:00 a.m. close to that 95/495 exchange, keep an eye on that. otherwise mix of clouds and sun. low 60s this afternoon. >> stephanie: thanks, chris.
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nan star caught in a fight outside a bar in boston. jahlil okafor was call push manning to the ground and throwing a punch. the fight reportedly broke out when hecklers yelled at okafor. the sixers are working to gather more information. norwood police need your help identifying this man who stole a jimmy fund donation jar. the money helps fund children's cancer research. anyone with information is asked to please call police. hope you're having a great day so far, everyone.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, shop till you drop. before you head out the door, we have your complete black friday shopping guide tone you score the best deals today or ditch those door busters with our special steals and deals for holiday gifts up to 90% off. plus, what's in a name? we've got a list of the kids' names most likely to be on naughty or nice list this holiday season. and leftovers to love. we'll show you how to transform all the food you didn't scarf down on thanksgiving into a
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friday, november 27, 2015. today show. >> we're expecting twins! >> we traveled 7,600 miles from okinawa, japan, to be on the "today" show. >> celebrating my birthday with my husband and the "today" show. >> i'm celebrating my 12th show on "today"! >> the today is my 13th birthday! >> the my baby's 60th birthday! and welcome back to "today" on this friday morning, a big holiday crowd and crowd is so big i actually walked back that i thought bieber was here. >> thinking the same thing. >> amazing. >> just willie geist. you draw the crowd.
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>> that's it, exactly. >> coming up, if you're speaking of a crowd not into crowds at mal today, fear not. special edeals of steals and deals for items for everyone in the family at get this up to 90% off, and best part. couch. >> sounds good to me. first a check of the top stories natalie. hi, sheinelle. >> good morning, a huge storm system is causing hazardous travel conditions for millions of americans and the weather channel's mike seidel is in oklahoma city. mike, good morning. >> good morning, sheinelle. it's a real mess across parts of the plains down through the texas and oklahoma panhandle this morning. we've got freezing rain. we also have winds gusting 25 to 30 miles an hour with sleet and rain and a temperature of 33. the windchills down around 20. and on the warm side of this storm we've got more than 14 million in flash flood watches. some of those go until sunday, the end of the weekend n.dallas they picked you have over 4
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inches of rain and now their wettest year on recor nearly 55 inches of rain in north texas. sheinelle. >> that is a mess. mike, thank you. the secret service will be reviewing security procedures after a man jumped over the white house fence on thursday. the president and his family were home at the time. video posted on instagram showed the terrifying moments when the crowd was told to skatder and the white house was placed into lockdown for three hours. the intruder was taken into custody. fence had been recently shored up with 7-inch steel spikes to prevent such incidents. french president francois hollande declared france will destroy what he called the army of fanatics responsible for the paris terror attacks. on thursday he met in moscow with president put pumpt the russian leader promised more cooperation with photographs and the rest of the u.s.-led coalition fighting isis. however, putin warned he won't tolerate any more incidents like this week's shooting down of a russian warplane by turkey. breaking overnight, detectives in chicago say an
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connection with the murder of 9-year-old tiburon lee. the boy was lured into an alley and shot earlier this month. police say it may have been retaliation for a gang activity by a family member. it wasn't immediately clear if the person arrested is the suspected shooter or an accomplice. and an advertising blimp went bust before it could fly over traffic heading to the macy's thanksgiving day parade. the pilot said he was having trouble navigating because of high winds. he started getting worried that he would run out of fuel so he made an emergency landing on a school athletic field. neighbors who had gathered for their annual holiday football game jumped in to help grabbing the tow ropes and frout brought it safely to the ground. reversal. a goat was sent into a tiring enclosure to become dinner for the siberian tiger and the goat refused to be part of the food chain.
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the timid target around the own backyard. the goat took over the prime sleeping spot forcing the tiger to sleep on the roof. how about that. willie. >> well, i hope they can keep up that relationship. we'll see how today goes. sheinelle, thanks very much. eager to hit for the stores don't head for the door just yet. this morning your complete guide for tackling black friday with a financial expert with nerdwallet.com. people are getting excited and the car gassed up to go to the mall and you say some of the trends are about online shopping. >> don't walk out of house too soon because you may find the same sales online. 46% of shopping online and browsing so that's huge and stores like walmart and target boasting that most if not all of well. >> how long do the deals last? >> i've been getting deal announcements on monday, tuesday, black friday is not a one or two-day einvestment lasting the whole week if not entire weekend and expect deals
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throughout the month of december and we're shopping more this year which is good for retailers and the economy is doing better and jobs are in a better place and oil and gas prices are down so we're feeling more confident. laptop. let's talk about this way and some of the home deals that we'll good with. to walmart. we found things like blenders and crock pots for under $10, large appliances for refrigerators and stoves up to 40% off at lowe's and home depot. kohl's talking about up to 70%, 57% off bedding and lots and lots of deals online and in stores for home apaul. >> a lot of people will be excited about this one. some apple product. this is not where you're going to the apple store. going to the third-party retailers like best buy and target and walmart and we found imax and mac books at walmart for $150 off. get a $100 gift card when you buy the iwatch if you're in the market for that and at apple
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phone, iphone 6, will be really cheap. at wal-mart you get $100 bill credit and a $200 walmart gift card when you get it with the verizon or at&t contract. >> tvs are big this time of year. >> buyer beware. the quality on black friday is questionable, but we did find some good deals. 55-inch westinghouse at starting knocked down to 250 bucks, more than 50% off and a 65-inch from best buy from samsung for about $900 o.total price $1,500. >> that's a pretty big savings. let's talk a little bit about clothes. >> typically we don't see clothes go really low on black friday because this year weather has been really warm so retailers are having a hard time unloading the -- the coats, the boots, so definitely check out some 50% off storewide sales at ann taylor, gap and old navy. jc penney 50% off sweaters. where else? yeah, just check online. there's tons and tons -- jackets at ems, 50% off. >> winter coats.
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>> another way team are doing their shopping is just on their phone. and these stores that would have the apps. >> exactly. >> going to be a lot of traffic on the mobile app so amountson 1, 50eks conclusive deals just on their app so definitely check that out. we've got target, for example, giving off 10% if you use their target app and retail me not and jc penney having exclusive deals for app buyers. >> all sounds amazing, and you have a lot of information in your head. >> you're welcome. >> find more of her picks for the best blackfriday deals at today.com. coming up, jill martin standing by with her steals and deals that are just a mouse click away. plus, we'll take a plunge with a dog that loves to go deep sea diving. we'll explain this one. and why sparse sparse fans are so excited about the from the gifts they want, to the ones they really want. from big gifts that mean a lot,
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second away from 812 with what's trending dade. and we are starting with one of erica's biggest pet peeves and one of ours. when you're on an escalator, where do you stand? >> stand on the right and walk on the left. it allows people in a hurry to get moving and commuters in london are fuming about a big change to that rule at one busy station. signs there read stand on both sides. >> what? >> meaning nobody moves. everyone stands still the whole time. >> why? >> and get this. officials say the change will actually increase the flow of passengers so you're not all lined up to stand on the right side and coming off the left side. not quite sure why. some commuters have just been ignoring the new rules. >> #shocking. >> you can't just stand there. >> can you imagine your stress level at rush hour.
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>> stressed just thinking about it. >> i can't move. >> excuse me, excuse me, trying to get through. >> telling all the cars on a highway to stay in the two lanes at a uniform speed. left lane is for passing. >> left lane is always for passing. >> we'll see how that little experiment works out for them. meanwhile, we know santa claus is coming to town. which children's names are most likely to be on the naughty or nice list. a sticker company got the look that got the most rewards, 80,000 students, the names on the nice list, harry, ryan and ethan and for the girls anna courtney and millie. on the nautdy names list, joseph, james and joshua for the boys and lee yeah, eleanor and jasmine for the girls. ouch, sheinelle and willie, other children not on either list. >> surprise. >> right in the middle somewhere.
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>> my list was never on a list. you'll never see it. >> mine was always in the blue and boy decorations. >> far it be for me to question >> however. >> but if you're joey at home or christmas. don't worry about seeing your name on the list. maybe you've treated your dogs some new tricks. >> bosco can sit. >> meet this lobster catching labrador. >> all he does is dives into a water and snags a lobster from the ocean floor. >> alex says he wanted lila to see training can be fun and maybe even a little delicious, too. >> is that considered poaching. >> i don't know. >>ant if lila has a fishing license. >> good point.
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we'll have to look into that. >> turning now to the "star wars" villains who are now taking center stage and jimmy fallon's must see musical mash-up. dylan has "pop start." >> the new "star wars" trailer, unlike previous one this trailers doesn't focus on the heros. it looks at dark side. >> there's been an awakening. >> have you felt it? >> yes. >> the villain is the star of this trailer called all the way. "star wars" "the force awakens" hits theaters december 18. i just started watching "star wars" to see what all the buzz was about. i'm kind of obsessed. >> never saw them -- >> something my brothers watched, you know. >> you never sought "star wars"
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movies movies. >> no. >> people are on to the "star wars" thing. >> some of us discovered them in 1977. >> i wasn't born yet, in my defense. >> there we go. >> moving on to jalian. he brought out actress ras sh eida jones and they sang halliday parodies and watch me whip the mashed potatoes watch me potatoes eat the turkey leg, gonna make it into a sandwich the leftovers in the refrigerator the leftovers in the refrigerator saturday night and i'm really strong and the grinch is on let's watch i've got deals on black friday so i'm going to trample you get out of way i can't celebrate because i'm a jew
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got the whole crew with it. same here. >> that's so funny. >> the just so good. queen latifah joining in to the remix of "downtown." >> they make it look so easy. >> that is not easy to do. >> i wonder how long they practiced for. >> right. >> so good. jimmy does it again. >> dillians, thank you very much. now to your other news if you can step to the weather monitor. >> let's head over and talk temperatures where it is going to be a very warm one today up and doubt east coast out ahead of the front, the same front that's causing heavy rain out ahead of it, but the cold air behind it causing ice and even some snow. look at our temperatures. kansas city 31 and amarillo, texas, 24, but on the eastern side of this front temperatures are in the 60s and 70s. 3 in new york city and tallahassee up to 60 degrees, ten degrees above average memphis still doing all right and atlanta 71 and raleigh about 71 as well.
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that's 12 degrees above average. then sunday it sort of balances out. the warmer air pushes into the southeast and dallas gets back up to 49 which is still colder than normal for this time of year and new york city hovering around 50 degrees which is one degree above average. here's the front and this is the area of concern, northern texas and central oklahoma where we're looking at chance of perhaps a half of inch of additional ice accumulation because of the freezing rain. denver and other areas in the rockies could look for up to a foot of snow and rain possible from texas stretching through the midwest and up to the great lakes and that will slowly move >> jeremy: gad friday morn, everyone. dense fog and patchy fog will yield to temperatures in the 60s. inin fact 60 to 65. mild. temps in the 60s. tomorrow a few light showers, mainly in the morning through mid-day. temperatures back into the 40s to lower 50s. turning cooler, especially late in the afternoon. cool sunday into monday.
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but we do have dry weather prevailing then. next chance of widespr >> and that's your latest forecast. erica? >> this morning on today's hassle-free holiday, more toying around. working with toyportfolio.com parents and children reviewed 36 of the hottest gifts on everything from how easy it is to take the toy out of the box, the clarity of the directions, to whether the age range is actually appropriate, and, of course, whether or not the toy is fun and engaging. each toy received an overall score based on a 100-point scale. stephanie oppenheim is the co-founder of toyportfolio.com and joins thus morning. >> good morning. >> nice to have you here. this is the best way to figure out how good a toy is to put it to the true test. >> absolutely. testers had a lot to say especially in this category where they are leaving toyland
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we'll start with this bb8. got a lot of buzz when it first came out. the testers loved the way it moved around and one made liked that if you make it go real fast its head would fall off. >> that got an overall rating ever 88. >> about $150. >> this is one of my favorites. this is a race being set for the 21st century. >> this is awesome. >> again, we have app-controlled and you can make the track in any configuration, easy to put together and each-ended in that way and brought two families with different opinions about this toy. kristi and jason, what did you guys any? >> we liked how easy it is to put together and the flexibility of the tracks, and can you do lots of different configurations and he really enjoyce controlling it with the app. >> can you neighboring go really fast with the app? >> yes. >> betsy and jake, you also reviewed this one. >> we did, and we loved, it our
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the app won't load on our older devices. >> so the folks said players don't need late mobile devices so kids don't have to borrow mom's new phones. they have a list of tested devices. >> great advice if you're buying any app-enabled device. check the specs on the company website to make sure you're not bringing home something that won't work. this is another app-enabled toy, minecraft, popular with both boys and girls. zach is making a stop motion movie creator so you have pieced from minecraft, the characters, and then he can move them around and change the background that he wants. our testers loved, it and i real like it because it's engaging kids to use technology in a creative way rather than just by -- >> by making your own movie. got an overall rating ever 80. >> that did very well. >> about $30, 33. >> not a big investment.
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this the is ruminate amusement park, i love the concept of the whole company and the women who founded it. >> i did a story on it. >> loved them both. >> this, bufl, got the lowest rating. >> because the ferris wheel didn't stay together even with the stabilizers and the motor that comes with the kid isn't designed to make the ferris wheel move which was a disappoint sglnt a little rough on the testers. roominate said the ferris wheel is meant to be a challenge for the concern so it can be a process and provided an image of the way to make the base more sturdy. >> they have other great kits to do. leaving high-tech land and going to games. in this age they love strategy games. the girls are playing leaps and alleges from mine ware. you want tonight first to get to the top of the tower with your pieces and you want to make your other family members go down. >> there are, of course, video games so big with kids of all ages.
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>> bringing it home, our suggestion at toy portfolio is set ground rules before you bring the video consoles home. >> good advice. >> this is the any skylander superchargers. our testers thought it was the best skylanders ever. >> also brand new. >> lego dimensions. totally new. our testers loved that they were including lego characters with people like batman and gandolf so you can put gandolf and bart simpson in the batmobile. >> legends come to life. >> and this is the "star wars" game. >> part of the edition 3.1 are the "star wars" packs which family really love. got lower marks because some of the light sabers broke off. our moms loved it because they are looking forward to playing it with their kids so if you're going to play these games do it with the holidays. >> always a great idea. stephanie, great to have you here. thank you again. willie, over to you. >> erica, thank you very much. let's get to today's special birthday wishes from our good friend mr. willard scott. >> hey, willard.
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>> always fun to go back up to new york to see what they are up to because they are always up to good stuff. route duncan clearwater in kansas, she is 100 years old today and she likes to walk a couple miles a day. keeps her in shape. how about that. >> sweet georgia austin from st. louis, missouri. she is 100 years old today. loves to spend time with her family. they love her, too. arvie hart from sebastian, florida, loves to take walk in the park and see the birds and all that. carmen and theresa paliseno from brockton, mass, big red sox fans. watch every game. happy anniversary. everything this morning, birthday, salutes, anniversaries. now back to new york and a happy crew, here you are. >> all right, will or, thank you very much. coming up, the special steals and deals. jill's got me on the new head
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>> this is 7news now. >> jadiann: good morning, everyone. 8:27. the day after thanksgiving, everyone. probably still i do skywesting turkey or out shopping, chris. >> chris: they'll be doing that for next few days. turkey soup weather back in place over the weekend. it's mild today. lower to middle 50s already. we've had some issues with low clouds and locally dense fog from taunton back through providence. so northern bristol county still seeing some reduced visibletism overall a mixture of some sun and clouds, breezy to mild, lower toker to mid-60s. >> police are searching for suspects. a beloved commuter rail conductor, jephthe chery, was shot and killed outside the bar who's on first early thursday morning.
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three other men were injured. the police commissioner says cherry was an innocent man who got caught in the cross fire. norwood police need your help identifying this man in the surveillance video. he stole a jimmy fund donation jar from the counter of a.j.'s market on walpole street thursday according to police. the money helps fund children's cancer research. anyone with any information is asked to give police a call. two illegal guns are off the street in mattapan. police spotted this man trying to hide this loaded gun in his pants inch a separate incident an hour later they recovered this gun and arrested another man accused of breaking into a home. "today in new england" returns at 9:00, everyone. hope you're having a great morning. we'll see you soon. it's been her fight for twenty years. something is wrong with our
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8:30 now on what is shaping up to be a beautiful friday morning, november 27, 2015. thanksgiving now officially in the rear view mirror so let's move on to the next holiday, shall we. there it is, right. there's rockefeller center christmas tree. you may have unlessed the
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scaffolding, of course, is off. the lights on but not lit. red for the big reveal. matt, savannah and natalie will help do the honors on a special here on nbc. >> that's always a fun night. a special edition of steals and deals on this black friday that you can't afford to miss. not to spoil things, but jill has a bargain at 93% off. >> sign me up. >> very specific. >> like most of us, your fridge is packed with leftovers from yesterday's big meat. sandwiches. we have creative new ways to enjoy them all weekend long. and the "today" food team is on the hunt for the country's best cookie to showcase in the holiday cookie spot. we want you to cast your vote for the state's most delectable cookie and might just taste them here on the show. i hope we do. >> dylan, now you've got a little more weather duty for us. >> yes.
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it's fantastic up and down the east coast. that's going to stick around through most weekend though the southeast will have a better saturday than the northeast where some of the spotty showers will move in, but the big concern still on saturday that ice spreading through northern texas and into western oklahoma where it will accumulate and cause very dangerous road conditions. to the north that have it's going to be a little bit chilly. temperatures only in the 30s and 40s, and then on sunday we're back in the 40s and 50s and in the northeast we'll lieutenants 60s we've been enjoying lately and the rain will be heavy at times from texas right up through the midwest and into parts of kentucky and west virginia where we could see some flooding rain though it doesn't look as heavy as we >> jeremy: gad friday morn, everyone. dense fog and patchy fog will yield to temperatures in the 60s. inin fact 60 to 65. mild. temps in the 60s. tomorrow a few light showers, mainly in the morning through mid-day. temperatures back into the 40s to lower 50s. turning cooler, especially late
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in the afternoon. cool sunday into monday. prevailing then. next chance of widespr willie? dylan, thanks a lot. let's keep your hassle-free holiday rolling along with a special steals and deals filled good. dare we say better than the black friday door busters. "today's" contributor jill martin is here with gifts for everybody on the list. jill, all ready for the holiday. >> like a walking on. put your feet up, eat leftovers and shop with us rather than waiting in line all night. >> dive right in. >> something for everyone, the theme today. the first is for him. we have two models, sean is one of our interns, tv debut. do a little model embarrassing walk. >> very good.
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>> and this is is darod, one of our researchers. $90. the zipup, button downs, machine washable and carried at nordstrom, macy's and other fine stores nationwide do. one more pose while i do the deal. >> the retail 67.50 to 90 and the deal $21, up to 77% off. >> wow. >> you like the shirt? >> feels good, fits good, like it. >> officially mortified? >> yes. >> thank you for modeling. >> officially. >> well done, gentlemen. >> thanks, guys. >> big savings, now we're moving on here to her. what are we getting her? >> the onna ehrlich handbag and -- >> can i reveal. >> it is chelsea in the original room's birthday, a perfect gift for her and the holidays, available in six color is
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leone and selena gomez. >> 80% off. >> great new colors and see them all on today.com. >> let's move on here. going to him. >> this is for teens. you'll like this too, actually. you can reveal this. >> there's some him teens. >> and you'll really like this, really for everybody. koss head phones, retail at 79.99. real choices and see all the features at today.com. the pro deejay 100 which you were listening before and the porta pro head phones, noise isolating and one has stereo and the ktc has remote and >> okay. >> these are real, again, a great gift. the retail is 79.99. the deal is $1 for either/or, 70% off. >> and those are good head phones. >> listening to stevie with those on. >> went the other night to madison square garden, a good consigalert oh, jill. >> three-hour consigalert what's the next one, let me tell you who it is for, first, for the kiddies.
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golden book set, retail $39.90. nine iconic book sets to choose from, you have your little -- >> these are the classic. >> all the classic. split these up into stocking stuffers, a great gift for little ones or new moms. the retail 39.90 and the deal $12.70. >> you get the set for 12. >> incredible. different amount in each set. check online to see how many in that one. >> all right. let's move on to the next one. >> this says for the baby but really the new births. this is the bert's bee baby bund. the retail is $84.95, and this is everything you need and moribundle. it's a 13-piece set, so you get everything here we're just showing the other two colors, the white and baby blue, but the white obviously if you don't know what the mommy is having and then baby blue and pink, but you get 13 pieces, comes in three colors, three to six months. julia roberts is a huge fan. this is her go-to baby gift.
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>> outstanding. >> what do we have here, calling this a gift for someone special, but i call this a gift for your >> okay. >> so this -- >> wow. be? >> the invicta watch is 399 up to 999. some watch res unisex. tons online. high grade stainless steel and all come in the signature yellow box so you really just have to add a bow. retail 395 to 995 and the deal is $69 up to 93% off. watches. good watches, too. recap the products. men's shirts from cuttera buck, handbags from onna ehrlich, koss head phones, little golden book sets from peng rin random house. the burt's bees baby bundle and invicta watches for up to 93 boston off. head to the steals and deals
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page at today.com. jill, nicely done. >> thanks. >> kicking off the holidays with jill martin. coming up, how to turn the imagine a world where the holidays were about people again. where doorbusters referred to loved ones pouring through the front door. and the four-letter word that defined the season was l-o-v-e and not s-a-l-e. what if the only reason to wake up at 3 a.m. was to spot a reindeer in the sky? and coupons were only used to redeem one more kiss? that' s the world t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods stores live in. where there' s no need for sales
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because we offer amazing prices on popular brands everyday. and where you can always save on thoughtful gifts thanks to weekly arrivals of new products. let' s put more value on what really matters. this season bring back the holidays
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back now at 8:40 with our ongoing series of the nfl "together we make football." stories about the game changing lives on and off the field. >> and in this one when things get tough for the broncos omar live by. now he's rewarding fans who do the same. on any given day you can find omar boldin wearing a smile, but that wasn't always the case. >> in college i was facing some adversity, just tore my acl. obviously a tough time for me. >> as a way to get him through the hard times omar adopted the slogan positive living.
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>> i started hashtagging it and tweeting it and it's continued to grow on from there. >> this year omar created the positive living award which recognizes community standouts. >> it's easy toe take situations in life and look at them the wrong way, and i think a lot of, you know, outcomes have to do with the way you react to situations. >> and omar bolden down the broncos sideline with his teammates cheering him on. >> the award's first recipient 15-year-old daniel dornan understands the importance of facing adversity with a smile. >> when i was 12, my mom was diagnosed with cancer a week afghanistan. i mean, we were broke and it's just you either threat roll you over or you have to stand up to it. i saw what all she had to go through and what all it takes to help somebody get through it. >> his mother's battle inspired daniel to create the organization comfort for kids.
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toys it and blanket and age-appropriate items to the oncology floor at different u.s. >> he wanted to do something to help other kids, and i -- i couldn't be prouder. >> i wanted to try to put a smile on a kid's face every day. >> i think it's a unique act and special for a kid to want to make other kids feel special. >> that's why owe war rewarded daniel with a once in a lifetime game day opportunity. >> i'm looking for that punt and taking it to the house. >> kickoff return, bro. we're about to kit, it man. >> this season omar plans to continue honoring more recipients for every home game. >> i'm happy it's growing and i'm happy that it's touching people. >> no matter what your situation is, you can always find the good. >> i have to thank omar bolden. >> i want people to continue to live positive and continue to do
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>> daniel is only a sophomore in high school and plans to continue comfort for kids well past his college graduation. currently working on getting more sponsors and donors so they can expand to more hospitals nationwide. all season long we asked you for the way football has affected you. next week the five finalists and who will have a chance of winning a trip to super bowl 50. i have a sneak peek at the five finalists. incredible stories. >> i don't know how you pick. >> we'll start that next week and meanwhile watch the broncos take on the undefeated patriots. did dylan mention they are undefeated? that's sunday night, of course, right here on nbc. up next on "today," new and different ways to enjoy your thanksgiving leftovers. forget the turkey sandwich, burks affirmative action this is
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back now at 8:45 with "today food" as we put the finishing touches on our ultimate thanksgiving series. time for the best part of thanksgiving, the leftovers. justin smiley is author of "slow fires" and a chef at upland here in new york and is here to turn your turkey and stuffing into delicious new meals. great to have you with us. >> freight to be here. >> very excited about this segment all morning long. >> especially since you're mixing it up a little bey. not just a turkey sandwich. >> we do what we can. growing up, that's typical of what we got to eat. so i've got salad and pasta. >> two options. the first one is a salad. >> it's a kale and bruce el sprout sal aid, anchovy, dejohn vinaigrette. >> and you're going to use the turkey leg and in my family a lot of white male eaters so there's brown meat leftovers. >> actly.
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>> you sort of cut it up a little bit. >> shred it up and we'll do a quick little toasting in the man. >> to make it kind crispy, right? >> super crispy. >> give it a nice crunch, good sizzle there. >> and how long do these cook for, until they are kind of brown? >> cooks for three to four minutes, until lightly golden brown. >> and we're cook being the turkey and also cooking up some almonds. >> absolutely. >> we toast these lightly. take about eight to ten minutes and when they are done we dress them with a little bit of olive oil and a little bit of sea salt. >> roast them in a dry pan for that. >> one of the major reasons for that is you don't want to denature the olive oil and keeps it fresher and fruitier and brighter on top. >> love these little tips. >> all right. >> so this is chris pick up. we've got our almonds, a little bit of salt and now for the greens. >> we have a little bit of kale and the tip with this, it's a sturdier green so i like to rough it up a little bit.
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thing i've heard so much about. >> exactly. a little roll and julienne. >> and when you roll it up like that makes it easier to handle. >> and there's your kale. brussel sprouts. >> exactly. >> and i like to cut them top to bottom to kind of show off the natural architecture of the vegetable. >> leave that intact. don't cut it anymore. >> a little breaking up and mix in all in here. >> shave and chopped and you make your own dressing. >> i do. >> i'm a big fan of that, i do the same, i have to admit. >> the what do you put it in, olive oil, sweet and sour and we'll take the crisp you had turkey leg and break into bigger pieces and smaller pieces which helps bring the salad together. >> you need the almonds. >> the green, it makes me feel healthier the day after thanksgiving. >> absolutely. >> excellent.
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>> so that's all tossed and beautiful and then you put a little shaved parm right on top. >> shaved parm right on top. >> and put this right into the bowl. >> perfect. >> and, we've got our salad. i'll have you shave that and move back to the one we've really been waiting on all morning, i have to be honest. your new take on stuffing. >> okay. so we move back here. >> we've got dish number two. this is the -- we've got our separate board right here, what to do with the leftover stuffing, making hash. >> making a little hash. so basically whatever stuffing is left over at end of your thanksgiving meal, i like to press it a little bit. >> okay. >> so we kind of cut out a little cardboard insert and overnight put a little number 10 can on top of it. >> so we can get it in the pan. >> when you're frying it it might ever come apart. get the little crispy bits and
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>> put it on the plate like so. >> yeah. >> this is great. >> if people are watching and maybe didn't press their stuffing overnight. can you still use the stuffing. >> sizzle and roll it around and have the crispy naturally bit. who doesn't love a fried egg the morning after thanksgiving. >> i think now we need to do a little bit of sampling. >> a little arugula. >> a little a ruling la. >> willie and sheinelle are downstairs with their plates. >> the salad is real good. >> we're finished. >> and you've all been very quiet. that's usually a good sign. >> so good. >> did you cook yesterday? i always wonder if the chef cooks on thanksgiving. >> i let my mother do the work. >> does she ask you for tips. >> i ask her for tips. >> and who came up with the hash, something your mom would do. >> this is something i kind worked out, you know, after doing many years in the restaurant. >> oh, my gosh, delicious. i love it. >> so good.
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happy thanksgiving, a day late. >> happy thanksgiving. >> good luck with your shopping today. >> perfect. >> more ideas for you at
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we are wrapping up our annual thanks and giving
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highlighting the work of st. jude children's research hospital. >> national outreach director marlo thomas is back with a fewst jude families some busy right now handing out gratitude journals that you can fill with words of inspiration and return to the hospital. marlo, kids, good to see everybody. >> thank you. good morning. >> it's been another amazing week. this is our favorite of the year doing these stories with you. >> thank you. >> and every year you're telling us about some new remarkable research or something you're doing at st. jude. >> it's very exciting the genome project has changed the game for the entire world because of the work we're doing. we're figuring out how we can build on what we've been doing all these years saving children's lives and using the genome to more investigate and cure these cancers. this week is so fabulous for us because, as you know, st. jude is a national resource and children come from communities all across the country at no cost to their families and we
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discostsry as no cost and it costs us $2.2 million a day to run st. jude and we're nonprofit so we're america's hospital so today we ask america to help us to pay and save all these children's lives do and all our great research by going shopping. it's that time of year. we're going to shop still we drop and wherever you go you'll see this logo. and this is where the good guys are. kmart and best buy and ann taylor, domino's beats yeah, jay culers, williams sonoma, great, great partners and they will be asking to you give $1 or whatever you want. but every dollar counts and just add it to your purchase and you can help to pay for this tremendous gift that we give to america. we really are america's hospital, so, america, pitch in and help us pay at this time of the year. most hospitals only have to get 15 of the money from the public
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customers and we're nonprofit so this is a great day for us, the beginning of our thanks and giving campaign. >> a great way to do it and great way to help out. you have some friends with you who we met earlier in the week as well. >> wearing the fabulous hats that kmart made especially for st. jude and this is andrew, i think you met andrew at beginning of the week. >> nice to see you here. >> and you've all got your gratitude journals there, too. us. as willie pointed out, one of our favorite weeks of the year. >> gratitude journals were made by the children of st. jude's so that we could pass them on to everybody else. i wrote in one >> did you write in one?
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>> long lines overnight as shopper head out to get the best
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deals around while security is stepped up at some stores. the search on forever who shot and killed a worker near fenway park. what police say about the search for the shooter this morning. a new england man behind bars after he hopped the white house fence on thanksgiving with the first family inside. it was an extra special holiday for local family. why they have much more to be thankful for this year. mild weather out there. mid 50s now on our way into the 60s. how long the mild weather will last ahead.
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