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with double the es of caramelized crispy pepper bacon. it's the bacon experience you've been waiting for. bacon up. america runs on dunkin'. good morning. partners in terror? the friend of one of the san bernardino shooters appears in court as we learn chilling new details of that i alleged plot to target their community college and drivers on a southern california freeway. campaign controversy. a major embarrassment to the bernie sanders camp overnight. sanctioned by his own party for stealing private voter data belonging to hillary clinton's campaign. one staffer fired as sanders camp blames it all on a software glitch. courtside collision. lebron james tumbles on to the wife of pro golfer jason day while chasing a loose ball.
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we'll have the late on her condition. and not so model behavior? super model bar rafaeli accused of tax evasion, accused of using her celebrity status avoiding paying taxes on cars and luxury apartments and could face time behind bars, friday, december 18th, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer an savannah guthrie live from stewed wroe 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm savannah guthrie and got morning. >> good to see you. the video out of cleveland, lebron james, all 6'8", 250 of him diving into the front row and falling into ellie day, the jason day. a stretcher. we're told she's okay but scary moments. carson will have the full story. >> by the way, didn't she just give birth a month ago.
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>> check in on that story and right to our top story this morning. the first arrest in the san bernardino terror attack. enrique marquez, the longtime neighbor and friend of one of the shooters appeared in federal court late thursday and is now facing a list of serious charges, and we're learning more this morning about what police say was a dark history with syed farook. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is following the story. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. if convicted enrique marquez faces up to 35 years in prison. according to court documents he met syed farook, the gunman, back in 2004, converted to islam and a short time later was rad slides this, well before the deadly attack. enrique marquez faced a federal judge, charged with three criminal counts. while prosecutors say there's no evidence he participated in the attack that left 14 dead this month, they say marquez conspired to plan two other terror plots with gunman syed
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in late 2011 the affidavit says marquez and farook wanted to attack the riverside community college library where they attended school. duo also discussed throwing pipe bombs from a second floor area above a cafeteria and then shooting people as they fled. the pair also discussed a plot to terrorize a southern california freeway. marquez told investigators they chose the spot with no exits, the plan for farook to throw pipe bombs on to the freeway, walking and shooting into cars. marquez would fire from a hillside shooting police and first responders. what kind of guy was enrique? >> he's what you've seen on tv. he's a dorky kid >> reporter: criminal complaint also charges marquez with entering a sham marriage. he was paid $200 a month to marry farook's distant relative. investigators say marquez bought and lied about the assault
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the same ones used in the san bernardino massacre. he also purchased explosive scene. >> enrique marquez has blood on his hands. he was involved in a terrorist conspiracy. >> reporter: after the attack marquez himself called 911. he said that expletive used my gun in the shooting. operator, you said he used your gun? marquez, yes, oh, my god. he threatened to kill himself and the next day he went to the e.r. after drinking nine bottles of beer. in the criminal complaint, according to investigators on his facebook page. marquez wrote, quote, my life turned ridiculous, involved in terror plots, drugs. could go to prison. this before the president arrives in san bernardino today to comfort survivors and family members of the victims. savannah and willie. >> all right. miguel almaguer, thank you very much. let's turn to shaun henry, former executive director for the fbi.
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so rare that you get to hear from somebody so close to the shooters. this is really a treasure trove of information for investigators. >> yeah. you know, the two main conspirators here are dead and the investigators talking to marquez, it's a key insight in how this really started, talking about how they became radicalized. who the they were following and how they were inspired. >> according to the affidavit marquez and farook had been planning terror attacks as far back as 2011, four years ago, and again in 2012, well before san bernardino. as you look back on this case are there points along the way where law enforcement might have stepped in and arrested these guys? >> i don't know that we see any red flags to shine a spot light on say, we should have looked here and it kind of shows the progression he was originally introduced to islam back in 2005 when he was 14 years old and then the slow radicalization, how he
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red rick and this is really indicative of the challenges of identifying people who are becoming radicalized. >> according to investigators, he is talking, talking to them for 11 days. is that going to help his case? ultimately will that save him from jail time but maybe a lesser sentence? >> don't know about saving him from saving him from jail time. 14 dead americans, a long ranging plot. he's likely going to jail. the fact that he's cooperating will weigh in but i don't think it will excuse him from face the facts here. >> thank you very much. breaking news overnight in the presidential race. bernie sanders' campaign is in trouble for accessing hillary clinton's private campaign data. nbc's kristen welker is in washington for us. kristen, what more can you tell us? >> reporter: this breech happened hon wednesday when a computer glitch allowed people in bernie sanders' campaign to access a democratic donors' database for a brief period.
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serious and could hurt sanders who is already struggling to catch up with hillary clinton. >> the blow to bernie sanders' presidential campaign comes on the eve of the next democratic debate and just a few weeks before the iowa caucuses, the democratic national committee immediately suspending access after accusing it of improperly accessing confidential data from hillary clinton's campaign on wednesday. the sanders campaign acknowledged the security breech to nbc news and the dnc official said it lasted for about half a hour on wednesday and believes at this point four people accessed the information. the sanders campaign blaming the soft wear vendor for a glitch that temporarily allowed access to the information, telling news the dnc is relying on an incompetent vendor who on more than one occasion has dropped the firewall between the various democratic candidates' data. according to "washington post"
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isolated incident adding by lunchtime it was resolved and the staffer involved has been fired. the campaign maintains none of the information was downloaded or printed. now i want to underscore this one point. while the dnc says four people may have accessed the data, at this point the sanders campaign is holding one person responsible tell me that the behavior is, quote, unacceptable, and that staffer was immediately fired. it's unlikely there will be any criminal investigation. we reached out to the clinton campaign who told me just willie. >> kristen, later today the president conducts his end of the year press conference before going to san bernardino and then off to vacation in hawaii. that presser? >> reporter: willie, look. there's no larger issue for this terrorism and isis and expect that to take center stage during today's press conference where the president will again try to reassure americans that they are safe heading into the christmas holiday, but with criticism mounting that he hasn't been tough enough, the president will likely face pressing questions
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his isis strategy with his approval rating at its lowest level since the 2014 mid--term elections. mr. obama will likely get asked about those revelations that his defense secretary ash carter official business. of course, that's an issue that has ensnared democratic front-runner and hillary clinton, and he'll be asked about the broader 2016 race. reporters to ask the president what he wants to accomplish during his final year in office. officials here say his biggest regret is he hasn't been able to get gun control passed and he's been signaling he wants to go to normalized. will he make the trip? all that and more will be at the fore before he leaves for his annual christmas vacation for hawaii. >> kristen, thanks. we'll have live coverage of president obama's news conference when begins on most of these nbc stations. big news out of vatican this morning. pope francis has just given his
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would make mother teresa a saint. nbc global correspondent bill neely has more on that. bill, good morning. >> good morning, savannah n.life she received the highest honors like the nobel peace prize and 18 years after her death mother teresa has been recognized as a repeated miracle worker and next year she will become a saint. she was, of course, known as the saint of the gutters for her work with the poor in thor the indian clums of calcutta, work that won the admiration, of course, of others, princess diana, the two dying within a week of each oh, theresa at the age 87. pope john paul fast tracked her for beatification. it was controversial. an indian woman claimed a picture of mother teresa cured her of cancer and the pope accepted it as a miracle and a second reported medical miracle has been recognized by pope francis and that's what clears
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she wasn't without her critics. she, of course, believed suffering was a gift and tens of millions revered her and she often polled as one of the most admired women in the world. now pope francis has set the stage for a ceremony probably next september. her beatification attracted a third of a million people to rome proclaiming her saint theresa and will pull at least similar numbers. the highlights of the catholic church's special jubilee here. >> bill neely, thank you. now to charges faced the ceo who sparked outrage for raising the price of a life-saving drug 5,000% now arrested for securities fraud. nbc's stephanie gosk, good morning. >> reporter: will, martin shkreli has a habit of -- he faces charges of lying to investigators and stealing from
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guilty he could be sentenced to 20 years in prison. martin shkreli was back in his manhattan apartment overnight and released on bond and swarmed by the media and wearing sunglasses, once again the object of public scorn. in september the baby-faced pharmaceutical exec became an overnight sensation and not in a good way when he took a life-saving drug that caused just $13.50 and priced it at $750. >> for us to try to exist and maintain a profit i think is pretty reasonable. >> reporter: on thursday shkreli was accused of creating an elaborate ponzi scheme, stealing from his own company and lying to investors. he pled not guilty to the charges. >> he lied to them. he lied to the investors in both of the funds about how the investments were doing. >> reporter: shkreli seemingly enjoys the attention, posting hours and hours of live web cam sessions on youtube, including this one from five days ago, nearly seven hours long.
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roommate entire time. >> christmas shopping, i don't christmas shop. >> reporter: here he is early morning on thursday not long before he would be arrested by the fbi, admitting to being drunk, controlling dating site and playing chess. the 32-year-old who became the poster boy for high drug prices tapped into even more outrage two weeks ago when he spent millions of dollars on the only copy of wu-tang clan's latest album. >> here's the late album. >> taunting hip-hop fans around the country when he said he wouldn't even listen to it. >> the ways he's flaunted his health did not engender a lot of love for martin shkreli in any community, let alone the hip-hop community. >> reporter: fbi on thursday said they hadn't sized anything from his home twigering tweets like this, can you listen, at sfleest can you go back and get? overnight shkreli sent out a single tweet saying he was glad to be back home and he thanked
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he's expected back in court in january. >> strange case when you have the fbi tweet begun wu-tang clan, right? >> got to be a first. now to major security changes dom to disney world and other theme parks across the country today. how will it all impact your next family trip? nbc's kerry sanders is on that story in orlando. kerry, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. this is now a thing of the past. kids will no longer be able to annoy their parent with a buzz light-year pistol, disney stores, stores inside the theme park and no longer selling any toy guns and kids can't even bring them in if they have them from home. one of the new security procedures now in full force. >> movie-goers at disney and orlando for the "star wars" premiere thursday night and the force was definitely with them, the police force. it's what happens when fantasyland meets 21st century reality. >> couldn't put masks on so i
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>> and you're wok that. >> i'm okay with that, yeah. >> reporter: because the security is. >> important, make sure everyone is safe. >> reporter: it's the new normal at theme parks across the country. metal detectors, bags being searched and dogs trained to sniff for explosives. >> i think it's sickening that we as americans have to come to this point, but i'm fully in agreement with it. >> reporter: security experts say theme parks are soft targets. large gatherings of people with until now low security. in the wake of san bernardino at california theme parks heightened awareness. >> there's so many off -- ball people with with off -- balanced ideas that we've got to protect ourselves. >> reporter: at universal, they have used metal detectors
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practices. >> i agree it's a sign of the times. things have changed and we need more security snow like this? >> yes, i do. >> reporter: so with the new security you may have to wait in line at the enprance just to then go inside and wait in line to take a ride. savannah, willie. >> all right. sign of the times, kerry sanders, thank you now to that frightening scene we showed you earlier. nba game last night. lebron james crashing into a fan as he chased for a loose balanced budget amendment carson is here with that stuff. >> happened with a few minutes left in the game and the fan who just happened to be a pro golfer's wife ended up leaving the arena on a stretcher. scary moments during thursday night's nba game between the oklahoma city thunder and the cleveland cavaliers after lebron james scrambling to get a loose ball in the fourth quarter leapt out of bounds. the 6'8", 250-pound all-star crashing into a woman courtside that.
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golfer jason day. officials stopped the game while day who gave birth to her second child last month was put in a hospital. apology. okay. my apologies. i hope you guys come back to a another game. and the team tweeted hope you game. jason day is the number two ranked golfer in the world winning the pga in august. >> according to a hospital released. >> watch an nba game, always a guy that dives into the front row and can't believe that it are. >> huge men, too. now to the unusually warm country. will it have you celebrating a white hot christmas? dylan is in for al ts morning.
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because of el nino and it's also spanish for the christ child, that's what it refers, to because the periodic warming that we see down in the pacific ocean near south america, most prominent right around christmastime. that's where it got its name. the el nino that we're dealing with this year is one of the strongest ones we've seen since 1997. here are the warm sea temperatures and toys disrupting weather all across the world. now in the united states we've been seeing record heat to the eastern half the country and stormy and snowy out west so this is comparable to the el nino we saw in 1997. but that being said, it's still much warmer than it ever got in 1997. this is unprecedented long lasting warmth. it's never been this warm for this long of a period of time, and according to noaa this is actually one of the september to novembers on record and december is setting up to be one of the warmest december on record so that's why we're not looking like we'll see a white christmas but certainly one of the warmest
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degrees outside. >> jeremy: amazing. right now boston at 50. bedford 45. hyannis 52. mostly cloudy skies. a peek or two of sun. clouds take over by mid-day. a few isolated showers and sprinkles this afternoon around the metro. i think most of the rain drops today south shore south coast. temps upper 40s low 50s. the weekend features sunshine, but for a change cold. only in the upper 30s tomorrow for afternoon highs. >> sarah: the department of children and families is investigating after fire tears through a milton home. investigators say a six-year-old girl was left home alone when the flames broke out. thankfully she was able to make it outside of the home safely. right now dcf is trying to figure out why the girl was left home all by herself. and a stoughton family shaken up this morning after a bullet comes crashing into their home. the family says this isn't first time this has happened since they live between two gun clubs, but they say by now they've had enough.
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7:30 now. it's friday morning, december 18, 2015, also known as one week until christmas. t minus seven days. a little internet shopping during the break here. >> speak for yourself. >> yes, yes, yes. get that expedited delivery. good morning, everyone. >> and the classic christmas weather, 55 degrees. it's amazing. >> here's some of the stories making news. the man who bought the assault rifles had the used in the san bernardino terror attacks will appear in court on monday for a bail hearing. enrique marquez also facing charges for allegedly conspiring
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would-be attacks on their community college and a southern california freeway in 2011 and 2012. today, president obama will hold a news conference before he leaves for his christmas break expected to answer questions about his strategy to fight isis, and you can walk the president's press conference live on most of these nbc stations. and the u.s. marshals and fbi are joining the search for the texas teenager who was given probation for a deadly drunk driving crash after using a controversial affluenza defense. ethan couch missed a meeting with his probation officer, and he and his mother have not been seen since. more on that manhunt coming up. some serious legal trouble for supermodel bar refaeli, she and her mother face tax evasion charges in israel and natalie is following this story this morning. >> guys, usually known for getting attention for her locks but bar refaeli is now in the spotlight for a different reason. israeli officials say she tried to hide the fact that she was a residence of israel to avoid
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she's one of the world's biggest supermodels. bar refaeli, along with her mother now suspected of tax evasion in israel for allegedly failing to report millions of dollars in income. in a statement israel's tax authority said they collected evidence as part of an undercover investigation indicating that the suspects together seemingly deceived the tax authority. arrested and questioned before being released. their lawyers deny any wrongdoing and said the case center on a long running dispute with the israeli authorities over whether refaeli should be considered a resident of israel for tax purposes. refaeli's mother's lawyer saying this is a civil matter in every day that will be dealt with between civil lawyers and the tax authorities. soon everything will be clear. refaeli recently married an israeli billionaire and started her career when she was just a young girl stepping into the limelight after appearing on the
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swim wear edition in 2009. between appearing in commercials and walking the runway, the 30-year-old gained major public leonardo dicaprio. with an estimated net worth of $20 million israeli officials claim refaeli tried to hide the fact she was a resident of israel by living in an apartment with her mother and brother's name on the lease. israel accused the model of facing to pay taxes on upwards of $257,000 in celebrity perk like this lexus used by the model in exchange for plugging the product. on instagram she wrote i got a new car. it came with a part-time job. #lexus. well, at the court hearing refaeli and her mother were bard from traveling aboard without permission for six months and must provide a $5,000 bond before any overseas travel. >> if you are going to have a
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that's one that people will find interesting. >> and you want to see them in their bikinis over and over again. >> and in other news, willie offered to bail her out. >> focused on tax angle. a check of the weather now for dylan who is in for al. today's weather is brought to you by kay jewellers, the number one jewelry store in america. every kiss begins with kay. we certainly haven't seen a lot of snow so far this december, but we are seeing lake-effect snow across northern michigan where marquette, michigan, has already picked up 7 inches of that lake-effect snow. cool dip in the jet stream that will drag down the colder air and as it crosses over the relatively warm waters we'll seat lake-effect snow. we'll see some of the streamers coming off of lake erie and lake ontario. heavy amounts up through tughill. jamestown, 4 to 6 inches and
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and the tughill plateau, could see up to 24 inches with some of the heavier snow. will it be on the ground as we get into christmas? probably not, because it's going to warm up very much so into the 60s and looking at rain which will wash it all away. >> jeremy: good morning. a lot of clouds through the day. a few showers this afternoon, especially east of metro. temps this afternoon, upper 40s to around 50. so on-and-off showers around metro boston mid-day through the evening commute. steady rain possible south coast and the cape and the islands. worcester hills, merrimack valley, clouds and sun. a few sprinkles as well. 7 on 7 forecast, wow, winter's coming through for a couple days. over the weekend, lots of sunshine. windy and cold and that's your latest forecast. all right, dylan.
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we're back now at 7:40. more of our rossen reports series "saved my life." >> the what you know what to do "today" national correspondent jeff rossen is here to show us. jeff, good morning. the series. december through april. it happens fast. go for a fun trip of skiing or snowmobiling and being buried under five feet of snow so thick you can't even believe. to do if you see an avalanche coming at you and how it will save your life if you get trapped. they are giants, violent, and powerful, burying grown men alive. >> it's like four empire state buildings high, and i yelled for everybody to get down. >> reporter: watch this man out snowmobiling with his friends
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strikes. his friends race to dig him out. he survives. snow swallowing this man, too. his friends act fast to save him. every year avalanches kill over 150 people, injuring thousands. so what if you hear the rumble of an avalanche? how can you get out alive? we hit the slopes with sue anderson from wasatch backcountry rescue. what do you do if i look up the coming at me. >> do a backstroke and do whatever you can to stay ahead of the snow. if it buries over you swing and punch and fight as hard as you can to stay on top of the snow because the second the snow stops it freezes up as hard as concream. you have a second to punch and
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>> you have about a second to stop before it settles and punch an airway quick. what if you can't fit and bury, turns out your clothes can save you. that's right. many popular brands of ski pants and coats have this little tracking device already stitched in called a recce trip, the signal leading search and rescue teams right to you. >> it looks like this, literally sewn right into your coat and emits a signal so we can find you. >> how long does it last? >> it never dies. >> never dies. we're going to test this out. >> they bury me in this snow cave. i can tell you it's frightening in here and i'm claustrophobic, too. it is dark. you don't know which way is up, it's scary. i'm completely sealed in. it is like concrete. you cannot push your way out. >> outside sue starts tracking me. not quite picking him up. trying to pick up sound from my
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i'm not picking up his signal at all. i'm beginning to expert and there's rescuers nearby and the key is to control your breathing. control it because it could mean the difference between surviving a few minutes in here and a few days. there we go. definitely right there, pretty good. is anyone in here. are you okay. >> okay, god, yes, doing all right. that detector found me. >> it got louder when you got close to me. >> you found me, thank you. >> you're welcome. >> reporter: simple tips to help you survive this. by the way, a lot of people here asking where did you find snow in the country. we shot that in park city, utah. another tip. experts say never go skiing or hiking alone. always have a buddy who can spot and save you or at least call for help so what if a friend or relative gets buried? how do you save them?
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those tips are on my facebook page. >> your claustrophobia, i was scared to death seeing that. >> almost didn't go in seeing that ice cave and it is tight in the there and i new rescuers were just outside. can you imagine the panic if you didn't know that, scary. >> i like that punching so the snow can never form. >> who knew about the punching. >> didn't know about the tracking device. >> go buy a new ski coat. >> jeff, thanks so much. appreciate it. coming up, fans react after packing theaters in full force overnight to see the long-awaited "star wars" movie, and we will talk to han solo himself, guys, harrison ford
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we're back at 7:49. one of the hottest tickets in the country and actually we're somewhere. carson is over in the original room with more. tickets by adele's north american tours, fans flocking to ticket moister to purchase and also a lot left very frustrated. this was an image shared several times on social media. people digitally waiting in line to buy. there were those who made it past line like lauren here who said i waited 56 minutes for this, a screen graph saying sorry, no tickets available and fans resorting to adele lyrics. hello from the ticket line. i must have clicked a thousand times. of course, there were some success stories but even they knew they were one of the lucky ones.
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any and all of my future children and whatever was left of my soul but i got adele tickets. we didn't reach we did reach out to ticketmaster for comment but they haven't replimptd looking on stubhub at the garden, floor 5,500 apiece. >> yeah. >> we'll have to watch those come down. >> appreciate you picking that up for us. i'll get you back later. oh, my gosh. coming up, the royal family spreading holiday cheer in a newly released photo. >> prince george, too. they look awesome. >> no. >> total oversight. back in a minute with your local news and weather. you can't breathe suddenly, you're a mouthbreather. a mouthbreather! how can anyone sleep like that? well, just put on a breathe
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michael schlesinger was arrested after robbing the brewster farmer's market at gunpoint on sunday. officials say he pretended to buy an item and then pulled out a gun and demanded money. soon teenagers will not be allowed to buy cigarettes in boston. the city's public health commission voted unanimously on thursday to raise the age the buy cigarettes from 18 to 21. the new regulation will also apply to e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, a force to be reckoned with. "star wars" opens overnight to the delight of millions around the country as we hear from harrison ford about introducing han solo about a whole new generation. >> many of the fans have been quoted as saying han solo is back, hooray. the audience is back. >> chewie, we're home. then, paying it forward. >> i'm on my way to work to pick up my children. >> carson honors a remarkable woman who has been helping kids get to school for more than 40 years, touching thousands of lives along the way. >> she just doesn't realize what a great person she is and how much she does for people.
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present from the duke and duchess of cambridge just in time for the holidays. the royal family releases a new family photo and aannouncement about little prints george, today, friday, december 18, 2015. dear santa, all we want for christmas is to be on "today"! >> all the way from boston and we're rocking around the clock in roller skates. all the way from virginia. >> ending finals week on the "today" show. >> merry christmas from the "today" show! it's 8:00 on "today," friday, december 18, 2015. one week and counting till christmas day, and it's a beautiful morning out here on our plaza.
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everybody getting all snuggled up out here and getting ready for the holidays and we're so happy to have you along. how do we feel about the weather? >> i like it being warm, a little more cold. >> i'm fine since i grew up in the desert this. feels like to me. >> arizona girl likes the weather. >> like something is not right. there's warmth. >> i'm not in the christmas spirit at all. >> you need to get in the christmas spirit. >> let's get you there. some people are struggling over what to buy the hard-to-buy for people, you know, on your christmas list. how about some food. we've got real, really good food. coming up ultimate food gifts of this season. >> i've already grazed by that table. a check of the top stories. natalie over at her post. good morning to you. good morning. the friend of one of the san bernardino shooters appeared in court. he and gunman syed farook had plotted several years ago to attack a college library and a california freeway with bombs
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he's also accused of unlawfully purchasing two assault rifles used in the san bernardino attack that left 14 people dead and more than 20 injured. the bernie sanders campaign says it has fired a staff member who improperly accessed voter information from the hillary clinton campaign. the voter file is maintained by the democratic national committee. each campaign can add sections with its own confidential data and the dnc says a brief computer glitch on wednesday allowed access to the clinton data. it's now told the sanders campaign it cannot use a system until it provides a full explanation. the senate armed services committee will review defense secretary's ash carter's use of private e-mail. committee chairman senator john mccain wants to make sure that sensitive information was not compromisesed. on thursday carter admitted relying on his personal e-mail during his first month at pentagon. he continued using his e-mail even after it was revealed that hillary clinton had exclusively used a personal e-mail address
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former house speaker dennis hastert has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke. hastert's lawyer says the 73-year-old was admitted six weeks ago, shortly after pleading guilty to evading banking laws. hastert also had back surgery and had been treated for sepsis. the illinois republican was accused of making hush money payments to hide allegations of sexual miscontradict when hi was a high school wrestling coach. for the first time on sexual assault charges former st. paul student owen la brie is talking about his decision of risking his fate with the jury instead of taking a plea deal. he was found guilty of using a computer to lure an underage girl into a sexual encounter. he was sentenced to a year in jail and probation and he told "newsweek" magazine if he had to do it all over again he would still reject the plea deal because, quote, it was the only
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that i had told the truth. and facebook founder mark zucberg is sharing again. he's posted a new photo of his 3-week-old daughter max bundled in a jedi and with the light saber to keep the dark side at bay and with 2.1 million likes already. >> i had to add my like. >> i did as well. and the manhunt for the so-called texas teen who used the affluencea defense to avoid a deadly drunk driving accident. erica hill is here with us. ethan couch apparently fled along with his mother to avoid a potential probation violation and this morning they are expanding the search for both of them. ethan couch now presumed to be mandatory meeting with his probation officer.
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confirming to nbc news they are on the hunt. >> i mean, we welcome any assistance we can get at this point. couch infamous known as affluenza teen was sentenced to ten years probation after killing four people and injuring nine while driving drunk near fort worth, texas in 2013. couch's attorney argued the teen didn't understand the consequences of his actions because of his upbringing. >> affluenza is not a recognized disease or disorder, a little bit of smoke and mirrors used by couch's attorney. >> the reaction to the latest turn of events, swift and strong. especially on social media. the county sheriff now says couch is his most wanted. couch is not the first high-profile defendant whose scrutiny. alex kelly, also known as preppie rapist, fled to europe before his 1987 rape trial.
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parents, kelly reportedly lived a luxurious life until he surrendered eight years later, ultimately serving ten years in prison. in 2009, robert h. richards vi, an heir to the dupont fortune, was convicted of raining his toddler daughter but didn't serve time. instead, the delaware judge gave richards probation. >> often those more well-to-do clients in the criminal justice system do get better treatment, you know, and if they want to pay they can get the best defense, best experts money can buy. >> as for couch the search is ongoing. >> i wish i could say we were closer. i wish i could say we had a good lead, but we don't, and i still don't think we're going to find him here locally. couch's lawyers tell nbc news, quote, it's our understanding that the court has issued a directive to apprehend, to have ethan detained because he's out of contact with his probation officer and went on to say we don't have any further
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as you mentioned, a lot of interest and especially online we're seeing a huge reaction. >> a lot of outrage. >> erica hill, thank you so much. coming up next, the most important assist i think it's fair to say of one nba player's career. we'll tell you that story. high degree of difficulty for that one, and as "star wars" hits theaters we talked to harrison ford about why he decided to revive his iconic sale. >> and the ultimate snack to help you score big at your next tailgating party. one of them is red 97! set! red 97! did you say 97? yes. you know, that reminds me of geico's 97% customer satisfaction rating. 97%? helped by geico's fast and friendly claims service. huh... oh yeah, baby. geico's as fast and friendly as it gets. woo!
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family of four and prince george will start going to the montessori school. >> i think what willie meant royal. family? thanks for picking that one up for me, carson. professional athletes are used to performing under pressure but iman shumpert of the cleveland cavaliers, i this. on wednesday his fiancee went into labor a month early at home in the bathtub and that forced iman to think quickly. he delivered the baby. >> wow. >> oh, my gosh. >> using his bare hands and he said his head phones. >> she had a little part in it, too. >> yes. he was there delivering the baby. on instamany gram he posted the photo. iman explained he doubt the head phones around the umbilical cord to stead to and an ambulance arrived five minutes later. happy to say both mom and baby
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>> what does that mean to steady the umbilical cord? tie it off. >> i think to tie it off. >> but he would have had to cut it first before you tie it off. >> is that a fatherly instinct that kicks in? do you guys have that? >> what do you mean? >> to all of a sudden give birth. >> i've never had the instinct to give birth. >> no, i mean, your wife. >> oh, of course, yeah. >> what's the alternative. you've got to -- >> don't have kids. call 911. >> i'm sure there's a new pair of beats by dre by now. >> important to call your parents when you're traveling. they would like to hear from you. one irish man did just before his sky dive. >> okay. i'm going to jump out of the airplane now so i'll take to you in an hour. i'm just going to get that. >> can hear a word he's saying. >> in an airplane.
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oh, [ bleep ]. >> oh, my god. that's amazing. [ bleep ]. >> i thought he was in a bus. >> that is great. >> safe landing. >> that was roger ryan who is sky diving in australia and decided to surprise the folks right before the jump and as you saw he thought -- dad thought this was a call from a bus at first and he figured it out. >> that's great. >> amazing it worked. >> have an extra set watch the unedited, uncensored version, the father screaming while it's happening is really excellent. now to harrison ford talking about his big return as han solo and why amy poehler is fed up with all the "star wars" hype. carson has our friday "pop start." >> we'll start with the move everybody is talking about. "star wars" wars, overnight fans were lining up and dress up for the big release and get this, one night, how much do you think it made? one night. >> 100. >> over $50 million, yes, indeed a record. one reason for all the hunker
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han solo, and as he told nbc's kelly cobiella why right now is the time for a comeback. >> i think i need this. >> i think i can handle myself. >> the original han solo making a reappearance in "the force awakens." >> chewie, we're home. >> so is today's han solo different? >> i mean, he's got to be different. it's been 30-plus year, right? >> he's a little dog-eared and worn around the edges. >> do you think it took someone like j.j. abram to come in and va-va-voom it up. >> the reason j.j. is the right person is because it was something he learned at miss mom and daddy's knee. >> we asked for hints about the story line. he wasn't going there. >> i still don't know what goes on, and if i did, i wouldn't tell. >> many of the fans have been quote as saying han solo is back. hooray. >> the audience is back. hooray. >> did you at all come back with the fans?
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fans. >> in this movie you have a blasteder, you have a cross bow. >> yeah. >> but no light saber? do you have ever light saber envy? >> no, i'm fine. >> how does it feel to see all of those fans lining up to hear that tickets are selling. >> better than a slap in the belly with a wet fish. it's good. this is good. i'm very grateful. >> it's true. >> and so are we. >> all of it. >> kelly cobiella. nbc news, london. >> i have a light saber envy after watching that. of course, "star wars" is the only move opening this weekend so who could possibly take on han solo and darth vader. two names for you. faye and poehler. tina and amy star in our new movie "sisters" from our sister company universal. last night they were on "late
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>> what is this guy's name, pz4z0. >> nonsense. >> he's italian. >> i am a creature. i don't have any relatives but if i did, i wish i would have a -- >> i've read this guy's name three times and i don't remember it. i don't care. i don't care about "star wars"! i never [ bleep ] did! >> amy making it clear she has had it with all the "star wars" hype. good stuff. finally speaking of "star wars," jackie kennedy, well, there's a connection here. let me go with t.natalie portman starred in three "star wars" movies and check her out in the newest role as jackie kennedy. the website showing us the new photo of jackie follows the first lady after jfk's assassination. that movie written by our senior
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oppenheim. that movie is expected to come out in 2017. one more. look, they are writing "pop start" as we go. cue in finally some non-"star wars" news. ariana grande giving an early gift of her fans today with the relieves her third christmas album. called "christmas & chill" featuring new songs including this one which is called "wit it" this christmas. now able to download and hear a little ariana there. >> that's how you order cheese steak in philadelphia, wit it. >> jeremy: good morning. a lot of clouds through the day. a few showers this afternoon, especially east of metro. temps this afternoon, upper 40s to around 50. so on-and-off showers around metro boston mid-day through the evening commute. steady rain possible south coast
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worcester hills, merrimack valley, clouds and sun. a few sprinkles as well. 7 on 7 forecast, wow, winter's coming through for a couple days. over the weekend, lots of sunshine. windy and cold and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. thank you so much. all week on your your today we've been paying it forward and carson is up this morning. >> well, guys, surely after we moved hered to the east coast i took jackson, my then 5-year-old son, down to the bus stop and did it for the very first time and i realized something, the responsible for our most precious cargo, our kids, are certainly not getting the recognition that they so deserve so we decided to change that by honoringing one of the many remarkable school bus drivers across this great country. 67-year-old katherine. here we go. every morning for the past 45 years, cat rin brutsman or
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>> i'm on my way to wack work to pick up my children. >> in wintertime these roads are a challenge. >> reporter: making sure the children in her rural community get to school safely. >> we're here. >> reporter: some of the first kids she drove are now grandparents. >> drove me on a school bus and she also -- >> she did us on the bus, too, and it was a pleasure to have her. love you, mrs. b. >> reporter: mrs. b. was born and raised in connecticut and started driving a bus when she was 71 years old. >> in 1970 i had four young children of my own, and it was because i was allowed to take the children with me. it was a job that i could do. >> reporter: the boy she gets from the kids she drives comes from her own personal loss. in 1979 her 17-year-old son died in a car accident, her husband passed away from brain cancer 17 years later. >> you don't learn anything if
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no problems, but you do learn from tragedy and hardship, if you choose to. >> reporter: through it all, she kept her spirits up and her family strong. >> i think she is an awesome woman. i mean, she's been a fantastic role model and if i turn out to be half the woman she is, it will be an honor. >> i love my nana. >> you've always been a beautiful woman. >> thank you. >> making a special connection with everyone she meets. >> just doesn't realize what a great person she is and how much she does for people. >> reporter: mrs. b has logged more than 80,000 hours. >> i've driven probably 1,700,000 miles and that's a conservative estimate. i guess i've never thought of it as a career, but it's a way of life for me, and this is my last year. i am retiring, and it's going to be difficult. >> but before she does we wanted
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so we threw her a surprise retirement party. >> congratulations, mrs. b.! but that was only the beginning. >> i, first selectman of the tame of hampden, connecticut, to hereby declare friday, december 11, 2015, as mrs. b. day. [ applause ] >> all bus drivers will be off on mrs. b. day. >> and i felt honored to be a tiny part of the celebration. >> hi, katherine, surprise. i'm so sorry i couldn't be there for your retirement party. i'm out in los angeles hosting "the voice" but i wanted to take a second, cat rin, to say
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here at "today" we want to pay it forward to you but we want to do it in person. york city. >> all right. new york city. >> and i can't wait to be there to see you to give you a big hug and personally krnltd you and tell you thank you. >> hey. >> he kissed you. >> adorable. >> now i can do it in person. just like that. mrs. b. is here, everybody. how about that. >> congratulations. >> first of all, a funny story about christina, our booker here at show was trying to make you aware of this honor, and mrs. b. just kept deleting the message. >> right. >> we literally had to go through the ceo of the bus company to get to you. why were you playing so hard to get? >> i thought it was a prank call, i really did. you know, i looked at and i said really and i pushed the button. >> perfect attendance, perfect
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>> when you look back, i mean what, sticks out? what are some highlights? >> you know, i never thought about 45 years of driving, but i -- just the people i've met and the relationship i have with the children and i still have, you know. it's amazing to me that i go -- our town is small, and i'll go to a store or the gas station and someone now that has a gray beard mrs. b. that means a lot you. >> drove them. >> you just got a card from one of your students. >> read it. >> i not only want to read it but i want to -- hopefully he's watching this morning. >> this young man i've driven since pre-school, and we instantly bonded, and -- and continued all the way up through his life. i drove him on and off. and he is a terrific young man.
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gentlest probably most well-mannered person i have ever met. >> wow. >> anyhow, i received this wednesday and he said dear mrs. b. someone finally figured out that you are the best bus driver in america. i already knew that you were. congratulations, and it says love phil. this is very important to me. >> we wanted to say thank you to you but also in doing that, you know, recognize the men and women all across the country, as the bus. i was like so worried about my kid the first time and i realized there's a driver and we just take for granted that these drivers bring our children home safe every day. excited to seat kids but we often overlook the men and women doing that work, so we wanted to say, katherine here, lovers to outdoors. have a surprise to you. thanks to our friends at jetblue we'll fly you and a friend to denver, colorado, and you'll be swept away at the gateway
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>> it's an exclusive six-night and seven-day stay, a small way for us to say thank you for taking care of the kids. >> that's amazing. >> so well deserved. colorado. >> a beautiful place and have a good time. mrs. b., everybody.
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>> this is 7 news now. >> sarah: good morning, everybody. >> christa: we've officially made it to friday. we want to go over to jeremy reiner for a check of your friday and into your weekend, as well. >> jeremy: that's correct. right now boston 51 degrees. beverly at 46. worcester 44. claude skies with a few peeks of sun early. otherwise mostly cloudy skies. likely to be a couple isolated showers this afternoon.
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8:30 now. it's friday morning. it's december 18, 2015. seven days. we are counting days. seven days until christmas morning and we're all getting exte feeling good. beautiful out here on the plaza and look, hark. it's an elf. it's matthew morrison.
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our elf for the day, collecting the toys for our toy drive. get involved by bringing be a unwrapped toy or go to today.com to find out more. >> getting the big bears in there, too. he's a good elf. >> more with matthew in a minute. we all know the best gifts are the ones can you eat. coming up the ultimate mail order options that you can get family and friends. >> speaking of food, we'll show you how to host the ultimate tailgate party one believable finger foods, no frozen little hot dogs here. but, first, a look at what savannah and tamron were up to recently. big stars for billboard's women in music. lady gaga and missy elliott. that was just the beginning and by the way, you can catch all that action tonight on lifetime at 8:00, 7:00 central. >> great performances in that show so watch that. >> you were pretty good in it, too. me, not so much. let's say hi to matthew
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the star of finding neverland. >> good to see you. >> good to see you. >> saw the show opening night and it's incredible. i know you've only got a month left in your run. what's the ride been like? >> it's been incredible. going to work every day with such an amazing family and just being part of the broadway community again. it's welcomed me back with open arms and i've had the best year and i've decided to come back again and we'll see. >> you got your start on broadway. >> amazing. >> does it feel like going home when you do another show. >> this community sun like any other in the world and it's so small and everyone knows each other. it's wonderful. >> what do you have planned after finding neverland? >> i wish my deal closed but i can't talk about it yet. >> feels like a phenomenal time
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success of your show and hamilton and all these other shoots broadway is doing really well right now, isn't it? >> it is. i think like anything it ebbs and flows but a moment that broadway is having and a very special time. you can feet energy of it being on stage every night. >> and you've been a huge part of it. finding neverland. catch this gentleman in it until january 24th i think. >> thanks for being here. >> merry christmas. >> good to have you here. >> merry christmas. let's get a check of the weather. it is going to be a pretty nice weekend for most country, although we are looking for a few lake-effect snow showers across western new york and northwestern pennsylvania and also a big storm system will continue to bring heavy snow through parts of the rockies and heavy rain from washington to oregon and then on sunday we're looking for still a few spotty showers and especially across lake ontario where we could end up with up to two feet of snow in the tughill plateau.
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should warm up nicely as we >> jeremy: good morning. a lot of clouds through the day. a few showers this afternoon, especially east of metro. temps this afternoon, upper 40s to around 50. so on-and-off showers around evening commute. steady rain possible south coast and the cape and the islands. worcester hills, merrimack valley, clouds and sun. a few sprinkles as well. 7 on 7 forecast, wow, winter's days. over the weekend, lots of sunshine. windy and cold don't forget sunday night is football night in america. big game in philadelphia. cardinals. fool, too. colder side. 39 degrees by gametime. again, that is the philadelphia eagles hosting the arizona card namgs on sunday night "football guys? >> now i'm talking football with
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this morning on today's hassle-free hole date ultimate mail order food gifts. adam rapport is editor-in-chief of "bon appetite" magazine. i plan to graze my way through this segment. >> let's do this thing. coffee, always a great gift. >> capresso to go, trying to grab your tie and don't have time to brush your hair. prus a button, throws it into your go cup, boom, on the train and ready to go. >> put the grounds right in there. next guest. >> toms, shoemaker that donates a shoe for every pair you buy now do coffee and for every bag you provide they provide one week of clean drinking worthy to countries in need like honduras where they harvest the coffee. >> coffee for a good cause. what is this, looks like jam. >> jam from refair erickson, one of our favorite chefs in seattle, washington, doing pickled figs and french plums, i
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they are super tasty. >> if you don't know. >> what do you do with a pickled french plum? >> put it on a cracker. >> cracker with cheese. >> yes, from murray's cheese shop in downtown work. >> who has a segue. >> just rolling, dude. >> this costs $100, this fancy board. >> that's nice. >> "today" show watchers, $60. new york package, right there. what are you going to put the cheese on? >> put it on a cutting board. >> stop, it stop it. >> too good. from los angeles, works with sustainable gardens, they work with kids and make cutting boards and can cut on them, serve cheese. >> and what are you going to have after cheese? dessert time. >> who did this segment, a genius. >> awesome. moonshine cake from marshall, virginia. i don't know if the duke boys. >> does it have moon shine? >> i'm not sure if it's entirely legal. >> if you don't live in a dry
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>> and by the way, all of these onlines, order them today, you'll have them in time for christmas. >> what's this, it's beautiful? >> chicken and waffles, the best thing ever because everyone loves fried chicken and waffles. >> from loveless cafe? >> this is mix, the waffle mix and the chicken seasoning coating deal and real maple syrup. you still got to make it. >> i think that could be christmas morning breakfast, beautiful. >> what about a little pig canned? >> i read about this, and i was like should i try it. >> get in there candy bacon, spaced and seasoned from cafe again jeff. >> it's really good. >> uh-oh. here comes trouble >> the peron? >> natalie calls this a wine bomb. >> that's how you do it. open your mouth. >> lick me at a holiday party. >> do it, do it. >> that's the first time i've
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we've got to practice. >> really, i couldn't tell. i'm wearing this gift. >> you're lucky i didn't go with the red wine. >> i'm thinking about you. >> i need a napkin. >> for you "seinfeld" fans, a black and white cookie. >> what's in a cookie? what's in a cookie? and they even have christmas ones. >> i did a few of those. >> i can tell. >> and finally sugar wish, didn't get your act together to buy something the day before, sunday a sugar wish, send your niece or nephew an e-bite. very nice. can we do that on camera again. >> uh-oh, that was it. >> nice, nice. >> listen, do you want to try some wine. >> oh, as we keep going. >> got to go high. >> go on "today".com. >> that's apple juice. >> it was not apple juice. >> coming, more great food. we'll celebrate unseasonably
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we are back. it's 8:41 doing our "together we make football" story over this cheese platter. >> love it. >> guys, all this month, as you know, we've been introduce ing tout five finalists vying for a trip of a lifetime to super bowl. this one came from katie, texas, where a tough young girl is drawing inspiration from her own family to make a difference for others. >> the neighborhood kids come down. we usually have a good ten kids playing football. >> but backyard football was not enough for payton watson. >> my brother, he played and i'm
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playing. >> she always wanted to play tackle. >> i love tackling. i always do it to my brothers. especially the little one. >> payton's move to tackle football. >> there you go. >> was inspired by an unlikely source of courage. >> watching my mom, how she's fought cancer. >> okay, peyton. let's go. >> and just the strength that a woman can have to let peyton play. it was like sure, why not. she is tough. >> there's one girl in my league, and that's me. it was like oh, i love this. >> you made me think that a girl can think that a girl can be tough and peyton walked in. >> oh, a girl, it will be easy and once she catches it she's pretty much gone. >> once you see her on the field and the smile that comes over her face you know that she's
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>> my mom would always call peyton her tough girl, but peyton tells her, no, you're really the tough one. >> inspired by her grandmother, peyton told tuff girl t-shirts research. >> peyton came over and presented us with the check and i was shocked that this little girl was able to do this all on her own. >> she ended up selling right around $3,000. >> definitely inspires us to try to do all that we can in life. >> peyton's a very loving person, and if she could hold your hand and make everything okay that's what she wants to do, and i think that's the way she felt with me. >> the two are bonded by a shared passion on sunday afternoons. texans, of course. >> j.j.! >> and, of course, peyton likes >> boom. >> we all do here. >> a school assembly hosted by
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for just one thing. >> j.j. watt! j.j. watt! j.j. watt! >> when i get to come out here and see the smiles on your faces, that's what it's all about, helping to inspire the world and trying to make the world a petter place. there is somebody in here who has been helping a lot of people peyton watson, would you please come on up to the front. how you doing, j.j., wonderful to meet you. >> peyton, you have been chosen as one of five finalists to see if you win a trip to super bowl 50, and we sure hope you win because you're an absolutely incredible young girl. >> thank you. >> for somebody your age to care so much about other people, it's awesome and inspiring, keep doing what you're doing. you're going to change the world. >> that's a cool moment for both
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>> so sweet. >> j.j. promised peyton if he's put in on offense he'll score a touchdown for her which happened last year, scored a bunch of touchdowns and peyton promised j.j. a tuff girl it shirt the next time they meet. a couple more remarkable finalists to meet before we crown the winner who will head to super bowl 50 in california's bay area. >> i would not want to choose. there have been so many good ones. i can't to t.totally recused myself. i'm too close to all the stories. sunday night here on nbc, we've got the perfect matchup for savannah. the arizona cardinals, her home state talking on her adopted philadelphia eagles. >> a toughy. >> my mom is in town, my mom, my husband i don't know. >> what will it be? >> i don't know. i plead the fifth. >> the vale is an eagles fan. >> sorry, mom, she's right over there. coming up next, we'll keep the football theme going for recipes with the ultd malt tailgate, so warm you can enjoy
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tailgating today brought to you by walmart. save money, share wonder every day. today on today food it's all about the tailgate. with this unseasonably warm weather here in the east and college football bowl season upon us now, nothing beats good food to help cheer on your favorite team. brandy maloy is here with the perfect recipes. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> let's start with ground rules. what's important to have great tailgate. what do you have to do? >> the food has to be highly addictive and i love to smack talk any time i'm at a tailgate and i like to compare my food to some other bush league food. >> talking trash with hors d'oeuvres.
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addictive. starts with ban, brown sugar, espresso, cayenne nutmeg, red chili flakes, puff pastry and black pepper. okay. the first thing is we have our brown sugar. i'll add all the spices and i'll have you dip our bacon, give it a little mix. there we go, and then we're going to dip our bacon into the brown sugar. >> okay. >> and if you want you can kind of do it with your hands but coat the bacon on every single side because what it does it creates an amazing flavor that's spicy and salty and hot and savory. this is like a sexy dish, willie. >> really is. >> i'm going to get off the excess and put it on to a bacon sheet and continue the rest and bake it at 350 for 30 minutes or until everything carmelizes. take a bite that have. >> so good. >> is this invention, your bacon crack?
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while and added the puff pastry which anchors it that al us to say. >> crumble up the candy bacon -- >> the heat hon that bacon, the little cayenne. >> has a nice little kick. >> i love that you're ready to really chow down over there, carson. he's protecting that. >> puff pastry is buttery and puffs up and what it does it kind of sucks all this bacon in, but then because i'm crazy we're adding brown sugar so when we bake this again for 30 minutes. it's going to melt and carmelize and it's going to become what everyone is eating over there. >> you've already made the crack bacon and putting the crack bacon inside the dough right on top. >> and kind of gives it an extra added bounce. >> okay. about to make a victory pretzel. the huge et pretzel you've ever seen and what we do, really easy. using eggs, pizza dough, water, baking soda and a little bit of
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i need your help because i'm 5'7" but we've got to get this log to six feet so you can either do this number. >> what if we pulled like a tug-of-war. >> double dutch. >> you're a wild man. willie, willie, willie, whoa. let's protect the integrity of the ingredients. >> i don't know if we're at 6 feet yet. >> stretch and pull, keep going. >> this is looking good. >> close enough. make it into a u, give it a little twist and connect and got to push, make this guy big. you'll help me out with some egg wash this. will get it nice and shiny. >> yeah. >> what about the pretzel doe. do you just buy that somewhere. >> i like to cut corners when i need to.
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delicious and i have to wait forever. got to get on and root on the arizona cardinals. >> you're a cardinals fan. >> i'm from arizona. >> this is like the chef's secret to the pretzel. you're going to brush it with baking soda and hot water, what kids it the really shiny exterior. that crunch. >> right on top of the egg wash, go ahead. >> all right. >> and there we go, and you need that coarse, of course, you need coarse salt. >> and i love to serve of this with mustard, marina, ranch dressing. take a look at this. >> it's a beauty. >> why it's so perfect for tailgating because everybody can taste a piece and dip it in there. >> my last one is amazing. these are actually chocolate chip cookie dough footballs. so take a look at that.
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one has to worry about the egg. shaped them in fooblts, dipped them in chocolate and added the laces. hello. >> where do you come up with this stuff? >> bacon crack pizza over here. adult. >> here's the pizza. i'm hungry. got the bacon crack and the victory pretzel and the chocolate chip footballs and what's great you can make everything ahead of time and pack it up and set up your tailgate and have your flags ready and paint your face. >> and drive right to the emergency room after you eat all this stuff, yeah. >> guys, do you love it? >> it's so good. >> between the pretzel and i sample it all at once. >> the thing you did with the pretzel, my favorite part. at home. >> something to get the kids involved with. >> and i had fun with you. >> make ahead and roll up to the game and all ready to go. >> brandy maloy, thanks so much.
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the night watchman. sfx: owl everybody enjoying their bacon crack. what's up next hour? >> so much good stuff. >> get ready for the holidays and great presents for guys and creative holiday crafts and talking to kids this weekend.
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