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and then this weekend likewise. the "today" show is up next. see you in a half hour for another local news update. . good morning. breaking overnight. threat to kill. isis releases a chilling video. two japanese hostages held at knife point. the ransom demand is $200 million and 72 hours to get it done. terror tuition and taxes. president obama set to unveil an ambitious agenda including a plan to raise taxes on the rich. with republicans newly in power, is that plan dead-on arrival. we'll ask the president's chief of staph. >> four-alarm tragedy. a couple and their four grandchildren were killed at a fire in a sprawling maryland home. officials are now searching for the cause. and blowout?
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the patriots deny they intentionally let air out of the football on suspected's game that sent them to the super bowl. a league investigation is under way. what tom brady is saying about deflate-gate on this tuesday, january 20th, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today." with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning and welcome to "today." it's a tuesday morning. ready for football controversy? >> yeah. we will get to the bottom of this. that was such a close game. could have gone either way. >> it came down to the air in the balls. >> we will hear a lot more about this. >> we want to get to the top story, the new threat to kill two japanese hostages. japan's prime minister calling that threat and abduction
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unforgivable. richard engle has the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. we have seen so many videos by now. first american journalists and then british aide workers and now two japanese hostages that are being held by isis in that familiar orange jump suit. the same person who has been all of the other videos a man speaking in a british accent holding a knife said he will kill these two japanese hostages unless japan pays $200 million in the next 72 hours. the way they came up with that enormous figure according to the kidnappers japan pledged $200 million in the fight against isis in fact to japan's prime minister who made that pledge this weekend. the members say unless they pay that money to them they will kill these two japanese hostages. one is a free lance journalist
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last seen in october around the time of kobani. the other man had a security company, but he has been described as something of a lot of soul who went into syria in an attempt to change his life. >> sad, sad story. richard engle, keep us posted. >> president obama will touch on terror and taxes as he delivers his next to last state of the union address and will be outlining the agenda for the first time before a republican-led congress. peter alexander in the white house. >> reporter: good morning to you. we are hours away from president obama's 6th state of the union, but as you say, this one will be different with republicans controlling congress. the president vowed to go on what he calls offense with showdowns looming over the keystone pipeline and immigration reform. >> my fellow americans -- >> when president obama lays out his to do list much may be wishful thinking facing a republican-led congress for the
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first time. he previewed several policy priorities. >> around immigration and cuba and climate change. >> paid sick leave and kmej tuition and tax hikes for the rich and cuts for the middle class. he will hit that familiar refrain. >> the state of our union is strong. >> is strong. >> getting stronger. >> our "wall street journal" poll shows more americans are satified with the economy than at any time in the past decade. his job approval improved to 46% with nearly half approving of his handling of the economy. if he had a stiff wind in his base he now has a slight breeze at his back. that doesn't guarantee a massive audience. 52 million tuneded in in 2009 and 33 million last yore. that may be why the president is tuning to you tube stars. >> president obama will have a conversation with me.
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>> including a teen-style guru who danced her way to stardom and a comedian partial to the color green. >> potus! the president of the united states. >> you will likely learn more about her coming up. a divicive issue on full display. cuba one of the president's guests will be alan gross who spent five years in a cuban prison. john boehner is one of at least three republicans who invited cuban dissidents as their guests. >> peter at the white house, thank you. the president's chief of staff, dennis good morning to you. nice to see you. during the approximaty's last press conference he was asked how he might be able to work with the incoming republican-controlled congress. he said "the tax area is one area where we can get things done." he is proposing a middle class tax cut paid for by a hike on
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the wealthiest americans that everyone said cannot pass this congress. why is he going this route? >> i think what the president is saying is that middle class economics that we pursued since 2009 got us to where we are. peter just talked about it. more and more americans are feeling satisfied or better about the economy. there is work yet to be done. that's what he wants to talk about tonight. we all want a series of middle class tax cuts. >> but dennis it can't pass and nobody says it can pass. people say it's dead-on arrival. isn't it a maneuver or trap to get republicans in a bad spot as the 2016 election approaches? >> matt the president ran his last campaign. he is saying that any tax reform ought to make sure it benefits the middle class and we ought not avoid the working families who have seen over the last
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three decades not only costs going up college costs and everything else but wages are stagnant. the president has a proposal that is concrete to invest in education and training. that middle class families need to see the wages go. you can do one of three things. you can either not do the policies and that may be the republican goal. or you could do the policies and not pay for them and add to the deficit. we reduced by 2/3 or three, you can do those and pay for them in a responsible way. that's who the president is propose proposing. if the republicans have other ideas, let's do that. far we haven't heard them. we welcome that debate. >> there was a report in the "new york times" that said the administration may be subtly shifting the policy given advances of isis and frustration over progress that the administration may no longer feel the immediate removal of
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president assad is the only way to move forward. has there been a shift in policy. >> they will require assad to leave. he lost legit mas tow lead as the president said numerous times. we are willing to work with our partners as well as other international partners to make sure that that happens. but the timing of that will be something that will be worked out in a political resolution. that's how things like this get resolved. >> do you see a scenario under which president assad would remain a part of the syrian government for the long-term? >> i do not. >> let me ask you a question about paris. the white house admitted they made a mistake not sending a high level representative. can you tell me what was said when these images were being broadcast to 40 or so world leaders arm in arm in the streets of paris and our president was not there?
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>> you know, matt we said we regretted not sending anyone more senior and that's my job. i regretted in particular because of the melee that assumed after that has covered up and very good progress our intelligence agencies and law enforcement and fbi and doj and the cooperation they are undertaking not only with french counterparts but european allies to confront this threat. that's what we ought to be focused on. the decisions i made ob visicated that effort and we want to work with our friends to make sure something like this does not happen again. >> thank you for your time. we will be watching the speech tonight. >> thanks so much matt. >> you can see the state of the union at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific time. >> an investigation is under way into a devastating fire in
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annapolis, maryland that destroyed a 16,000 square foot home and this morning six people inside it are feared dead. kristen welker has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this community is bracing for the worst. the grim possibility that six family members who are still missing may have perished in the blaze. it includes a tech executive, his wife and four grandchildren. fire officials on the scene said it doesn't appear as though the fire is suspicious. they are working furiously to determine what could have caused so much devastation. the fire was so powerful and destructive that federal atf agents are on the scene investigating what caused the blaze that gutted this multimillion-dollar waterfront mansion monday. the images show the fire erupted after 3:00 monday morning, flame quickly engulfed the home that some neighbors dubbed a castle
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a 16,000 square foot mansion on eight acres outside annapolis, maryland. neighbors were stunned. >> the shot of flame went shooting high in the sky and we thought my god, what's that? >> 85 firefighters battled the blaze and at daylight the home was smoldering. there was no fire hydrant in the area and officials had to schultz in water. >> initially that was accomplished by using tankers and draft sites. they would transition to using the fire out in the creek. >> the house was owned by don pyle a philanthropist and chief operating officer of science logic. in a statement they confirmed the fire at his home adding the case is under investigation. we have no further comment. as the community waits for answers, neighbors say he and his wife are thoughtful people who enjoy spending time with
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their grandchildren. >> really, really nice people. >> underscoring how tragic this is there still christmas decorations up at the home. fire officials will resume the investigation in just a few hours. they say they couldn't access the home yesterday. there were too many hot spots. this investigation could take days if not longer. savannah? >> kristen welker, thank you. >> natalie is here with a construction next ohio. >> a highway overpass collapsed killing one person and injuring another. the southbound lanes of interstate 75 are expected to remain closed until at least wednesday night. crews were taking down the old bridge when something went terribly wrong. a construction worker was kill and a truck driver was injured. he is lucky because in a matter of seconds his fate would have probably been different. after several delays the man in the shooting spree at a colorado movie theater goes on trial
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today. they acknowledged that james holmes shot and killed 12 people and injured 70 others but holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. 9,000 prospective jurors will be questioned. he could be sentenced to death. tax filing season is under way. the irs will accept 2014 tax returns starting today. 11 days earlier than last year. as for refunds, most will be delivered in 21 days if filed electronically. if you file a paper return you will have to wait longer. imagining stopping traffic on an icy highway when you turn around and see a tractor-trailer barrelling down on you. one new jersey driver captured that moment on his cell phone. the truck skids to the left and jumps over the median before jackknifing. it appeared to hit a car on the
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other side. no one was seriously hurt. at least nine people were killed on icy highways this holiday weekend. so scarey in that video. a dunk to remember but for all the wrong reasons. it happened in the basketball association's dunk contest. a player attempting to leap over five young men crashed to the floor. everyone was okay. perhaps next time different shoes or less guys to jump over. shorter guys. >> a lot of different options there. >> something you never have to worry about. getting involved in dunk comticians. >> unless it has to do with cookies or donuts. let's look at what we have going on. a couple of clippers coming across speaking of basketball. that was weak actually. anyway. you can see cleveland no big
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problems ago you see snow showers. one to three inches and very fast moving as they zip through and another back behind it early. tomorrow afternoon and bringing light snow into new york city. we are talking one to three inches there could be locally up to five inches. it wil did you post it? done. how many people are coming? lots. yeah! i got it. done. done. what up! let's do this! sending you some money... thank you. done. thank you. done. on your phone. online. on the go. wells fargo makes it easy to get banking done. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley.
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a cold start this morning, but temperatures climb into the upper 30s to lower 40s. as they move the clouds move in. the winds will stay light today. the clouds will be increasing tomorrow after a dry start. we'll see rain and snow develop in the afternoon and evening hours. one to two inches for the philadelphia area. then it is done by thursday a high of 40 degrees. a bit chillier on friday but the readings climb saturday up to 44 degrees. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. >> the super bowl less than two weeks away and the patriots are at the center of a controversy. did the team bend the rules in sunday's blowout victory over the colts? ron mott is at gillette stadium. good morning. >> they are calling this deflate gate and it is blow blowing up on social media. did they doctor the footballs used against the colts over the weekend? the nfl is simply saying we are
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looking into it. >> we are on to seattle. >> before the new england patriots tackled the seattle seahawks in the super bowl they are being grilled about deflate gate whether they tampered with footballs to make it easier to throw and catch. tom brady laughed at the suggestion. >> would you care to weigh in on that. >> i think i've heard it all at this point. >> the wide receiver. >> did you feel any difference in the balls? >> no. i don't think anything about this. >> the coach considered a football genius is no stranger to controversy. he was fined $500,000 the league maximum for videotaping opponent signals, spy game as it's known. earlier this month, a unique and allowable formation went over the ravens with raised eyebrows. how could game balls be altered? according to rules, both give a
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dozen balls to the referee who inspect them before the game. they are given to runners on each sideline. there is no clear answer on who has access to the balls once there. >> bill belichick is looking for the little bit of edge. nothing has been proven at this point. >> belichick downplayed deflate gate with reporters. >> first i heard about it this morning. whatever we need for the league. >> one sports analyst believe this could have staying power. >> it is something that will be difficult for them to escape whether it's in these next two weeks before the super bowl or long after that. >> if these allegations are proven the nfl could fine anyone held responsible $25,000 and take away a draft pick which it did in the wake of spy gate. >> thank you very much. what do we think? >> i don't know.
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a lot of people are saying don't they all use the same balls? >> ron showed how they can have different balls on different sides. >> it was a close game. i could see how that could be. >> it made a difference. >> brady had his hands on the ball. >> without social media, it is what it is. people are having so much fun with it. it was hugely talked about yesterday in the form of means. we will tell you about it. at the patriot's expense, the deflate gate trending most of the day. a couple of our sportscaster said this is what they are playing for. a little deflated up here. how about the new cereal cheaties. this is from the steelers. the breakfast of chumps. even michelin said inflation matters. even the tight end for the patriots players are laughing
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it off. laughing at it and the coach is laughing at it. >> wrangler laughing at it. >> all right, carson. >> wrangler doesn't like it either. >> coming up is it pro or antiwar. american sniper which is dominating at the box office. >> a coyote problem in an unexpected place. why the numbers are on the rise in downtown chicago. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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hurry! offers end january 31st. only on verizon. good tuesday morning. i'm tracy davidson. we'll get the first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. bill? clouds are moving into the philadelphia area but sunshine at the shore. that's a nice sunny view at least to start with at cape may. the temperatures will be climbing into the upper 30s in philadelphia. but clouds taking over. and there's a chance of some flurries or even a few sprinkles this afternoon. but more impressive is the light snow on the way for tomorrow. free ride to work let's get an update on an accident jillian mele is following this morning. >> in delaware i just saw this clear in the last few minutes on the southbound side route 40. two lanes were blocked but the accident has cleared.
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expect to see residual volume. and on the vine street expressway out to 76 keep in mind if you travel the septa to newark line it is delayed due to downed wires. expect delays of a few minutes there. here's an accident that happened last late night with a tractor-trailer carrying frozen flip flipped onto its side near gloucester county on route 295 in east greenwood township. crews spent several hours turning it right-side up. the driver suffered minor injuries. no word on what caused the accident. more than a dozen residents were forced from their home along snyder in south philadelphia at 3:00 this morning. crews are still trying to figure out the source of the leak but fire officials believe it began outside. six homes were affected. no one was hurt. i'm tracy davidson with another local update in 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather with the "nbc 10 news" app.
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♪ 7:30 on a tuesday morning, january 20th 2015. we showed you this guy on monday's trending. a police officer in delaware doing his best moves to taylor swift's shake it off. rumor has it he may be showing us those moves. >> i hope he can do that neck thing. he is very agile in the neck. >> sassy. >> take a look at what's happening. president obama giving his 6th state of the union address before the fully
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republican-controlled congress. you can watch it here at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >> jury selection at the trial of alleged colorado theater shooter, james holmes. he is accused of killing 12 people and injuring dozens in the 2012 shooting spree. he pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. >> tax filing season is under way. the irs is accepting paper and electronic returns starting today. that is 11 days earlier than they started last year. >> all right. coming up did you notice something was missing when tiger woods surprised lindsey vonn? the story behind the toothless tiger. >> a wild time. forget about the cubs the bears and the bulls. all about the coyotes these days. why so many are roaming the streets. >> let's start this half hour with the number one movie at the box office. american sniper is up for six academy awards including best
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picture. the success is leading to a debate over the message about war. here's nbc's joe friar. >> american sniper is shattering box office records and igniting a lot of debate. >> it's a question of looking at the main character and some people are saying wait a minute should we be holding up this guy as a hero? >> filmmaker michael moore tweeted my uncle killed by sniper in world war ii. we were taught snipers were cowards. snipers are not heroes. there was instant backlash. he insisted he was not talking about the movie, but he said it's too bad collector clint eastwood has his characters called savages throughout the film and complimented an awesome performance from bradley cooper and what he called an aspect war sentiment expressed. there is a strange mix of criticism and praise for
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american sniper based on the true life story of chris kyle. it's doing well in communities with military families who are embracing the main character. >> snipers and the war on terror are called guardian angels. the place of a sniper now is not really a psychopathic killer but can be forced protection for others. >> eastwood wants movie-goers to have knowa appreciation for kyle but not war. >> i don't want to make it a pro-war picture because there is nothing pro-war about war as far as i'm concerned. >> jane fonda called the film powerful. another view of coming home. >> you are inviting people to read their own biases and prejudices into the movie. >> the new yorker summed it up best calling it a devastating war movie and a devastating antiwar movie. for today, joe friar, nbc news los angeles. >> i think that's the right
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take. you sit in a theater and you view it through your own perspective and beliefs. >> it doesn't hit you over the head with any perspective. you form your. >> your own interpretation. >> in alcohol, an unexpected thing. the creatures that call the city home are coyotes. why are the numbers suddenly growing? john yang is in chicago for us. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. believe it or not, this is a wildlife habitat. i'm not talking about the nine million people who live here but the 2,000 coyotes who also call downtown chicago home. while they don't often turn up in sandwich shops like this one, coyotes are right at home in the concrete jungle of chicago. as seen this this first of its kind national geographic critter
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cam, they have even learned to wait for traffic before crossing the street. >> they wouldn't be able to live here if they didn't learn which roads are most dangerous and which aren't and how to use traffic lights. >> with the help of a gps tracking collar they discovered that the home of the chicago bears was also the home of seven coyotes. so a coyote raised a family here? >> a pair of coyotes, male and female raised five pups in this small little gap. >> the cameras captured them searching for food. this guy came across a pile of kibble. for almost 15 years, researchers have trapped, tagged and tracked nearly 900 coyote in the chicago area. this is the wanderings in just two months. since the 1990s, the numbers have gone up 10-fold, leading
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the kids to urban real estate. >> the young leave their parents and have to find new territories and they have been progressing from the suburbs to downtown. >> they are not just bears fans. they were spotted outside wrigley field. >> i have a little dog. i don't want coyotes. >> while their country cousins are active during the day, chicago coyotes are completely nocturnal to avoid human contact. just one of the many ways they adapted much to the surprise of scientists. >> no one thought they could live down here. no one. >> there have been no reports of confrontations between people and coyotes leading to injuries. experts say they see humans as the predators and not the other way around. they are wild animals and should be approached cautiously. savannah? >> john yang in chicago. kind of crazy.
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thank you. >> mr. roker, a check of the forecast. >> only a matter of time before it finds an anvil and all bets are off. once he gets the rocket ask skates. >> there is an acme industries in illinois. anyway. we have the warm air coming in. jet stream up to the north. memphis 44. 37 right now in cincinnati. later this afternoon, look at how warm it will be. 52 in chicago and 35 in lafayette and up to 70. even charleston in chicago. washington up to 50 degrees. 7 above average. the clippers bring a light swath of snow from the plains into theed mid-atlantic states. sunshine in los angeles and a temperature good morning, i'll meteorologist bill henley. a cold start this morning, but the temperatures climb into the upper 30s to lower 40s.
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as they move the clouds move in. the winds will stay light today. clouds will be increasing tomorrow after a dry start. we'll see rain and snow develop in the afternoon and evening hours. looks like one to two inches for the philadelphia area. then it's done by thursday. high of 40 degrees. a bit chillier on friday with the readings climbing saturday up to 44 degrees. have a great day. and that's your latest weather. >> thank you very much. coming up are we alone in the universe? the unsolved ufo reports found in do you means just declassified by the government. >> next meet the all girl's basketball team the only one in their league beating the boys on a regular basis. but first, these messages. female vo: i actually have a whole lot of unused vacation days, but where am i gonna go? i just don't have the money to travel right now. i usually just go back home to see my parents so i can't exactly go globe-trotting.
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>> 7:42 and we are back with a major display of girl power. an all girl's basketball team going toe to toe with the boys and usually coming out on top. in springfield with more on that. >> reporter: good morning, matt. a little known fact about me i played t ball when i was 5, but i wasn't making any headlines. there is a team of girls on an all boy's league that is. it's not just because they are girls, but their hard work had been winning most of their games against the boys. >> this team of girls is still smiling after a tough game. >> we lost but we think we did
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get. >> only the second time they have been defeated this entire season. their 7-2 record is impressive but it's who they are beating. >> playing with the boys is faster and quicker with thinking and running. >> this group of nine girls who are 10 and 11 is the only female team in their central illinois intramural league. >> boys think we are not tough, but we won and we were showing them we are western them. >> they credit the coach with challenging them. >> laser beam focus. >> for years he coached semi pro teams. >> i preeed them and we got the pads out and they embraced it. >> he started coaching them two years ago when many of the girls were just 8 years old. >> i wanted to teach them the
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right way and not the girls versus boys. >> we were worried it might be too much for them and they are showing they can handle it and they did a great job. >> girl power. i would like it if they could play with the boys. >> you cut. you dive hard. >> i was hoping just spending time with them would be enough to improve my game. >> you are going to say i'm too short for this. i don't think i'm the shortest on this team. so -- >> yeah! >> when it comes to girl power, one thing's for sure. this team proves it doesn't matter which locker room they walk out of. they are just plain good. >> one, two, three! >> now this team is so good that in just a few hours, they caught me how to do this. that's how that's done.
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>> back at 7:51. we talked to lindsey vonn after her win on the slopes. we couldn't help notice something or something missing on tiger woods, her boyfriend. >> she stealing headlines today. tiger's well-known grin was missing a tooth. social media wanted to know what happened tiger? here's your answer. >> unbelievable. lindsey in a class of her. >> in the biting cold of the italian alps a record for lindsey vonn. >> lindsey vonn across the line. >> led to a broken tooth for her boyfriend golfer tiger woods. she wasn't expecting him to be there for the race. >> tiger showed up with a huge surprise. >> tiger was staying incognito in a celt on mask was surprised
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himself. his agent blames crush of photographs and one turned and hit him in the south. it's not rare for football players to break teeth and hockey players and even hockey player accident but this may be a 50 for a golfer despite the missing tooth. von was thrilled to see him. >> it meant a lot to me. he's a catch. he's a good boyfriend. >> tiger is opening next weekend. the first time in 14 years. back to you. >> you don't miss a beat carson. >> you wear it well. >> nice carson. >> abscess makes the heart grow fonder. >> coming up today. jenna wolf teaches you a work out you can do anywhere any time with a little help from our
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good morning, i'm tracy davidson. sunshine returns today. we'll get the first alert forecast with bill henley. bill? some spots more than others. some will see sunshine but the clouds have entered for philadelphia. some breaks are there in the clouds, but not too many. it will be a dry morning, but the clouds will be increasing this afternoon. and now it looks like we'll see an afternoon shower today. 28 degrees right now in pottstown. 32 in philadelphia. and 27 in millville. the numbers will be coming up as the day goes on from the 30s and 20s into the 40s. but just barely this afternoon. hour by hour forecasts are calling for 36 at 9:00. near 40 at lunchtime. we'll be watching for a few isolated showers this afternoon. enjoy this morning. now we'll check the ride to work with an accident in southwest philadelphia.
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>> it is partially blocking location near bartram avenue. this involves two vehicles near 76. the westbound side is stacked up approaching university avenue. we have an accident here but it is on the shoulder. jury deliberations will resume today in the trial of a long-time philadelphia union boss. joseph daugherty is accused of ordering violent threats and extortion against contractors using non-union labor. he led the iron workers union for several years beginning in 2008. nearly a dozen of his members have pleaded guilty. crews will begin demolishing dozens of abandoned and unsafe properties in camden today. cramer hill and whitham park are at the center of the revitilization projects. a total of 600 structures will be removed from camden.
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coming up curl power. >> i try to make it straight but it doesn't work. >> we go inside to complicated relationship between women and their waves. >> her hair is gorgeous and shiny and beautiful. >> plus feel the burn. >> your shoulders and core should be burning. >> it's all burning. >> we check in as jana helps whip jeff rossen into shape. >> very nice. >> invasion of the a-listers, anne hathaway stops by while music superstar shares her big announcement with us. today, tuesday, january 20th, 2015.
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>> hi, everybody in oregon. >> to our son carter. >> i love you and go patriots! >> happy birthday! >> good morning, san antonio, we made it to the "today" show! >> it is 8:00 on today, the 20th of january, 2015. we have a lovely crowd. nice to have you along as well on a tuesday morning. coming up valentine's day around three weeks away. a steals and deals valentine's edition. affordable options for the loved ones in your life.
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including the jewelry and the robe that carson apparently has his eye on. >> he has been soaking in it all day. >> that's right. steal it. >> first let's go to nattily for a check of the top stories. >> good morning. isis is demanding $200 million for the lives of two japanese hostages. in a video released overnight, the group threatens to kill the men unless it is paid within hours. they pledged to countries fighting isis. officials say one of the hostages is a free lance journalist on a journey of self-discovery. president obama will call for middle class tax cuts and higher taxes on the wealthy. paid sick leave and community college. the "wall street journal" poll suggests the president's job approval rating has improved to
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46%, however this year will be the first time he has to deal with a congress controlled by republicans. president obama will also talk about america's changing relationship with cuba tonight. u.s. lawmakers have just visited the island. gabe good morning. >> good morning. the delegation met with the foreign minster, but not raul castro. they said this communist country is open to greater ties with the united states. the on obama administration invited alan gross, the prisoner freed last month to attend the state of the union address. he will sit near the first lady. top republicans including john boehner invited their own guest, prominent opponents of the castro government who said the u.s. should not ignore this human rights record. the top u.s. diplomat is scheduled to visit havana to discuss reopening the u.s. embassy here. she would be the highest ranking
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official from the state department to visit havana in almost 40 years. natalie? >> dave gutgabe gutierrez in havana. we have a scoop for you. 100,000 government do you means on ufo sightings are now available online. >> the truth is out there. or is it? they just released the files to a program called the project blue book launched to investigate more than 12,000 ufo sightings. the do you means were collected and reveal at least 700 cases remain unresolved. >> a police officer saw a ufo off into the distance and even to this day nobody has been able to identify this red mark.
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>> most cases were debunked including the account of a flying saucer in indiana. there is no documentation of the crash of 1947 while the project concluded, no evidence of extra terrestrial vehicles the files will no doubt provide plenty of fodder for conspiracy theorists and scholars. >> i believe it shows that the ufo phenomenon is real and i believe the research is going on today. >> nbc news reached out and we are waiting for a response. let's get another check of the weather with al. >> thanks so much. coming up in the next half hour, we will introduce you to the st. louis weather lady. she helped us get a million meals as part of the million meals movement. she will do weather with me coming up on channel 5. let's check your weather.
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wet weather making its way towards miami. showers there and we are looking at a clipper bringing snow later today into detroit. it's going to be to three inches. afternoon temperatures are warm to the south. 80s in southern texas and 70s in the southwest into florida. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a cold start but temperatures climbing to the upper 30s and low 40s. 'they move the clouds move. in the winds will stay light today. clouds will be increasing tomorrow after a dry start. we'll see rain and snow develop in the afternoon and evening hours. looks like one to two inches for the philadelphia area. then it's done by thursday. a high of 40 degrees. a bit chillier friday. but the readings climb. saturday up to 44 degrees. have a great day. . >> that's your latest weather. >> coming up in trending are
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they serious? a couple sends a boy's parents a bill because that boy missed their son's birthday party. a big announcement from the remarkable gwen stefani. she is about to be even busier. >> look who is here. anne hathaway and her first love wrangler. you have a chocolate lab. >> i do. she is almost 11. you going to be getting a puppy after this or what? >> honey! my husband. >> ♪ who got the lighter? ♪ let's spark the fire. ♪ use your mastercard with apple pay okay handbag out there...surprise!! and you could get a priceless surprise. woah!! who's next? four!! from golf experiences to concert tickets. ♪ so much cooler when you do it do it do it. ♪ ♪ let's spark the fire. ♪ even the chance to meet gwen stefani. ♪ let's spark the fire. ♪ cool hair ah! haha
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what are you doing? there's no dip in that bowl. they're pringles tortillas. they're so good they don't need dip. can i have some from your bowl? please. hmmm. not bad right? think i'll have some more. that's a double dip... you double dipped. pringles tortillas. so good you don't dip 'em you air dip 'em. pringles!
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. time for what's trending today. # >> should you have to pay a no show fee if you back out of an effect? a family has been served an invoice for 16 pounds.
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they said they canceled at the last minute so their son could see his grandparents but the other family wants their money and may sue if they don't get it. they incurred expenses in setting up this birthday party and alex cancel and they want him to pay. >> crazy. i can understand -- >> get out of our lives. >> i can understand why they are upset, but i don't think sending a bill to the other family where you can sue. >> happy birthday. >> wow. two on that one. we have been talking about how well american sniper has been doing. it got several oscar nominations. here's a question. why is there no nomination for fake baby. yes, fake baby. if you saw the film you probably remember the scene where bradley cooper and siena miller passed a fake baby back
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and forth. we should so it. some say it's distracting. the audience laughed out loud when they saw obviously fake baby. the film screen writer said real baby showed up and had a fever. real baby number two was a no show and clint eastwood said get the doll. fake baby has my vote. you feeling lucky today, baby? are you? bring in one baby or two? >> that's why he is such a good actor. # you heard they throw the baby down. this is called air p and p. how much would you charge a stranger to come into your home and rent your bathroom for whatever reason?
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a new app allows you to do that. if you are a tourist in new york and you are squeamish like some of us are about using a public restroom. you can use the app to find the nearest available private bathroom and rent it out. thousands have already signed up for this. prices range and don't ask why. from $100 down to $1. >> maybe there is snacks? >> what do you think? first of all, would you do it as the tourist and second of all as the person who owns the bathroom? >> you have to put limitations on it. it is highly monitizable. you have to go and i don't want to get gross. >> peepee only maybe. >> how do you erne force that. >> rock stars on the tour bus, there is rules. only number one. i will leave it at that.
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but you can make what a couple hundred bucks a day. >> maybe like a super bowl or something and there is not -- on your way there. >> think of time square on new year's eve. >> you can't leave though. >>y show up at the apartment with your magazines and i will be in there for about 20 minutes. here's my $100. >> clearly there is a market. >> that's what's trending today. >> back to our special series to help you burn a little more this year. a new study shows just how important daily activity is for your health. jenna wolf is here with more on that. the research emphasizes what i have been saying. get up and get moving. it seems obvious, but sitting around doubles your risk for
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diabetes. it brought it by as much as 30%. with that in mind i have been working out with my now good friend jeff rossen. great friend. i worked out his heart and abs. >> you have been trying to kill me today. >> you are not going to die. you will get challenged. if it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you. i started him off with a pyramid, five different exercises. 30 jumping jacks, 20 high knees and ten public jumps. we are doing this four times throughout the work out. >> get that body warmed up. >> this is going to be a problem. >> that's the attitude. you can do this anywhere any time anyhow. get the knees up. 19, 18 17. squat down and grab the ball and shoot it.
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butt it down lower. yes. we are going to introduce you to the plank. bring your toes back and your butt is up in the air. i want it down. down. right there. lock up. right about there. how does it feel. >> it burns my stomach. >> that was your first ever plank. >> after hitting the heart and the core separately i upped the ante with combo exercises. >> we will do a pike and kick combination. when i used to do the pat mitzvah, the cycle. feel your abs when you are kicking out. the pikes work your core and shoulders at the same time. hands are here and feet are out. we will come in. 5, 4, 3. i'm jealous. you don't think i wish i could do this. would you like to have this baby?
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>> grab it and throw it. and one. nicely done. very nice. >> after climbing the pyramid, it was back to the abs. >> you will go out and in. we will put our hands down in a plank and tap your shoulders. i want your core to keep your hips engaged so you are not opening up too much. lay down and split the legs up and down. two and one. turn around. your shoulders and core should be burning. >> it's all burning. >> good. >> 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. get up. >> you are just mean. >> even when he doesn't have my assistance he is still putting in the work in the privacy of his own home. >> so easy a cave man can do it. >> i decided jeff needed a spin literally and given the status, i outsourced that to his brother-in-law who owns a spin
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place. >> this is rossen's 50 time in a spin class. >> you excited? >> no. >> cool. >> in 3, 2, and 1. yes! great job. keep it up! let's go. >> no mas. >> welcome and good to see you. let's start off with jenna. this study said you increase by two times for heart disease if you are sedentary. what jumped out is you don't have to move that much to get the benefit. >> set achievable goals. you are not going to look at it and say i have to move two hours a day. do what's in your house. if you are working out three to four times a week with strength-training cardio. if not, get walking and moving and if you are sitting around a few minutes every half hour it will serve you. >> you have been honest.
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it freaked you out. >> the food i am on this strict dit with a lot of steamed vegetables. i can't get the bacon and the brussels sprouts i like. working out is hard but i start to see it in my face even with the monitor. >> look at your suit. you start to see it. i know you have gotten retailored. how much have you lost? >> 7 to 8 pounds. i prefer to look at the eight-pound scale. so far i never thought i could lose it in one month. it's hard but when you are done you feel better. >> what's he going to lose by the end of the month? >> it's a struggle. i won't throw a number because everyone's metabolism is different. as long as he understands why he is doing it and the fact that he needs to continue he will be great. i would love to see him lose at least ten pounds. >> jenna, thank you very much. she will be back with core and cardio workouts.
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you can find all of her exercise tips at today.com. over to savannah. anne hathaway is at home in any movie whether it's a blockbuster or a musical. the latest is song one. anne plays a woman whose brother was left in a coma after an accident. she seeks out his favorite musician. >> my brother was hit by a car this week. she in intensive care in a coma. >> i am so sorry. >> you don't remember him, do you? he sent a letter to you. >> thank you. # >> your husband, the producers of this two of the producers
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and it sounds like an afterthought. >> for did. at first we were asked to come on as producers and the writer-director and after a couple of weeks, i found myself on the subway and thinking about frany and i would be at the gym and on the treadmill thinking about it and i realized i had a crush on her. >> she stole your heart. >> it was written as a 24-year-old and i'm not delusional. i knew we would have to age her up. she said she would love it if i played the part. >> on the streets of brooklyn i understand it was hot and not slightly uncomfortable. more like smelly stinky sweltering hot. >> none of us can think about it now because it's cold outside. it can feel like you are inside of a mouth.
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i'm there. just that hot awful feeling. we were there and luckily it's set in the summer. the movie i did was set in the fall. a lot of sweat. the director said something cute. you do a little singing in this. a little bit. # she said she had to tell you to sing worse. like you were sounding too good. >> that's a very flattering story. my character, i really loved my character. the movie is a tiny film. it's a quiet film and not necessarily a film about the characters's back stories. you find them as they are. she lost her father and i think that forced her into an early adult role. i had to come up with the voice of someone who had musical talent because she was so
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focused on doing everything right. >> you worked with your hubbo this. you have been married two years and together four years before that. people say i was in a similar situation. what's going to change? did it feel different? >> i didn't think it was going to. we talked about something shifting. i didn't realize i was keeping a part of myself protected. it's kind of all on the line now. i'm his and he's mine. >> you're killing me. can i tell you what he told us. the biggest surprise about being married is he continues to fall deeper and deeper in love with you. go home and bake him a cake or something. >> i will. we are in a hotel room so that's hard right now, but i will work something out. >> this has been a season and a time of hawaiis for you and low
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lows. you win the oscar and there is an awful backlash. what's that to go through? is there a part that felt like i don't get it? it's too much? >> i never took it there. i thought let's take a step back. it was something that the dark rise comes out. les miswas a big thing. i was sick of me. i thought everyone else might be too. it was tough, but just like anything. >> you are wonderful in this movie and you can feel your heart in it. thank you very much for being here. a great sound track i should add. >> jenny lewis and jonathan rice. it's on u tunes. check it out. it's awesome. >> song one on demand this friday. over to you. >> thanks very much. i'm here with wrangler and jill
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martin. what do you have for steals and deals? >> it's wrangler's first valentine's good morning. i'm chris kato. it's 8:26. time to check your first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. clouds on the move? moving back into the area, and i'm tracking some showers that may arrive this afternoon. there are some breaks of sunshine. you can see them in center city. temperatures have been climbing but look what's going into the ohio valet. that's moving into the east and this afternoon there's a chance we'll see scattered light showers, mainly raindrops will be coming down today because the temperatures are already going up. 35 in northeast philly and 29 in millville and potstown also at 29 degrees. we'll be at 36 degrees at 9:00. by lunchtime closer to 40 degrees and then we'll watch for the showers this afternoon. >> nbc 10's first alert traffic
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reporter jillian miele has an update on an accident on 95. >> right near the betsy ross side on the northbound side. you'll notice the line of red there on the head. heavy volume on northbound side because of an accident and normal volume southbound because of the morning rush hour. 422 eastbound slow moving right at trooper and if you're taking 76 you can see the line of eastbound right near the conshohocken curve and westbound is jammed right near city avenue. chris? >> counting down to a changing of the guard at the state capitol. less than four hours democrat tom wolfe will be sworn in as the new governor of pennsylvania. wolf was the only democrat nationally to unseat a republican governor nationally in november's election. his running mate mike stack will take his oath of office as well. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. now we go back to the "today" show. have a great day.
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. it is 8:30 on a tuesday, 20th day of january, 2015. a back to work day for a lot of people who had a long holiday weekend. you can see our people on the plaza not back to work yet. hanging out with us. >> we do. gwen stefani gets emotional talking about her family and has exciting news to share about her music career. >> i have a girl crush on her.
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how excited are we. spanned awe ballet the group behind the 80s hit true. turn it up. in honor, natalie and i are going to do a junior high hug dance. ♪ i know this much is true ♪ >> grab a partner! >> 1983 all over again. >> also in this next half hour sweet deals on gifts for your sweetie. jill is here with bargains you won't find anywhere else. >> i will take that and do you have curly hair and struggle to control it? should you let it flow or straighten it wear it up? we are kicking off the series to give you curl power. >> true. >> learn to embrace your hair. let's start with al and a special guest. >> i think curl power is fantastic. i want to say to brie smith, a
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meteorologist from ksdk in st. louis. brie thank you very much. you helped raise more than 188,000 meals for our million meal food drive. in fact you helped us double our goal. thank you so much to everybody. >> it's so important across the country and as soon as you raise those meals, there is more hunger behind it. st. louis did this almost $5 at a time. we were not in the lead. we were in the top three. that last weekend they surged forward. the endureing spirit of giving that is st. louis. just what you guys did, raising a million across the country to help go to feeding america. >> we want you to see and we promised you a chance to do the weather. here's the st. louis-themed map. take it away. >> i didn't realize this.
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did you know there seven st. louises across the country? seven! i'm coming from the big one in the middle but st. louis, california is 53 for my friends in the big stl. 49 as we look towards st. louis on the east coast and across the country, the big thaw continuing. at least for today. >> here's when we head back e good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a cold start this morning, but temperatures climb into the upper 30s and low 40s. as they move the clouds move in. the winds will stay light today. clouds will be increasing tomorrow after a dry start. we'll see rain and snow develop in the afternoon and evening hours. look like one to two inches for the philadelphia area and then it's done by thursday. a high of 40 degrees and a bit chillier friday but the readings climb saturday. up to 44 degrees. have a great day.
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>> and that's what's going on in your neck of the woods. this is original st. louis butter cake. this is your mind blown. boom! >> butter cake. >> share with your buddies. now to one of the most talented women in music. a fashion designer. a coach on the voice and a mom of three. >> this morning she announcing she is heading back on stage for a solo performance. her year of surprises. >> she is just a girl known for her dance beats. ready to take the stage solo for the first time in almost a decade they helped her sell more than 30 million albums and earned her three grammys.
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you said this is surreal. so much bang and so much success and this is all still so surreal. >> it never gets old. it's always exciting and surprising to me that anyone is interested or i get to do all this fun stuff and i feel so grateful. i had the fastest year ever. you're pregnant! i'm having another boy? i have him and they called me to do "the voice." now i just started listening to all my old songs and i'm learning them all. >> do you remember all the lyrics to your hit? >> no. i don't remember any of the lyrics. it was such a moment in time. >> a moment that stefani hopes to repeat after the concert when he heads back to the studio to record a new album. >> i'm curious if you are going to do anything different when you walk into the studio. >> it's not like i have a plan. when i did the records, there was a clear direction and this
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time it's more open. >> she already released two singles, baby don't lie and spark the fire on which she collaborated with her costar for the fourth time in her career. >> help us understand. >> we are like an unexpected surprise. >> her life coexists out of her family. she is a mom to three boys. kingston zuma and apollo. >> we try to be self-centered and all about you and what's what it takes to write songs. trying to divide my time between being a parent and song writing and -- it's crazy. but i have a lot of incredible people around helping me. >> one of the people her husband of 12 years, musician gavin ross dale. >> that's a long time in rocker years. >> it's a long time if i look back on the whole thing, but one
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thing that has been constant is we both want the same thing. we want to be married and be good parents. i feel really proud of what we have done together. you are going to make me cry. i did feel proud of it. >> proud of her career and family that she would say is hella good and only getting better. for today, jason kennedy, los angeles. >> she is one of those people that the guys have a crush on and the girls too. >> if you heard our running commentary she is great. >> so humble too. >> makes her own clothes. >> and a good dancer. >> roses for half off. a valentine's day edition of steals and deals with jill martin. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> we are back with a valentine's day edition of steals and deals. we have gifts for your special someone. contributor jill martin is here to reveal the bargains. it may seem early for valentine's day, but you have to order and think ahead. >> and get a great price because roses can be expensive. everyone said valentine's day? if you plan now, you can get them. >> what's a bargain when it comes to roses. we are talking multicolors? >> two dozen roses in the red vase. retail is $76.99 and they are shipped overnight. they will be fresh. $76.99 and the deal is $38.50. 50% off. >> that's fantastic. i love to spend valentine's day with you, but you have to go to savannah. >> hello. look how nice you look. >> my scarf. i put the steal in steals and deals. >> modelling and showing the scarf. the retail is $138 $.
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100% cashmere. a huge celebrity following. the deal is $39. that's 72% off. >> you have all these choices of colors as well. >> go into today.com. pick and it's a great gift valentine's day or year around. >> hurry. >> we can't have valentine's day without jewelry, right? >> jewelry you can layer and also wear all year around even though it's valentine's day. jennifer miller. the retail is $195. two options. they did a twist. it's the x heart instead of xo. the other is the mother-of-pearl and on the back it said love. j-lo and vanessa williams. the deal is 48.75. >> that's awesome. >> 75% off. happy valentine's day. >> monogrammed and customized
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love for your love. >> looking good. >> really good. >> will you ride your bicycle home? >> okay. the monogrammed robes retail for 136. super soft right? >> yeah. >> terry cotton with a monogram initial and different embroidery options. the retail is 136 and the deal is $39. >> get two. one for you and one for the ones you love. >> you are getting one too? bye. >> carson said he wants a robe because he steals them from the hotel rooms. now he doesn't have to. you have your. >> that is so true. >> okay. so moving on. do you celebrate valentine's day? >> of course i do yes. i'm a romantic guy. >> in your robe. we need candles. this is a fun way to celebrate. the aroma candles that retail
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for $50. they come in this fun tin. you have two in each. mr. and mrs. and a mustache and lips. go on to today.com to see. the deal is $15. 70% off. >> you give people a chance. >> i'm so excited. this is the first time we have done this. for a chance to win, we took this photo so check it out. it's carson and i and wrangler. you have to use the hash tag and give us a caption of your choice. the ten best will get one of every deal and you have 24 hours starting now. >> flowers, scarves, necklaces, robes and candles from xela
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aroma. if you have questions about these or past orders go to today.com. coming up next embrace the long and short of women and their curly hair. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> this morning we are kicking off something new. there has been a debate over straight versus curly hair. dove hair focuses on moms daughters and their curly tresses. >> do you like your hair? >> no. >> you don't like your hair? >> i want my hair to be straight. when you have your hair straight it's really smooth. >> do you think that's more beautiful? >> yeah. >> i sat down with some of the
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women and their daughters who participated in the dove hair campaign to find out more about their hair struggles. >> it gets in my face a lot. it's curly and bouncy and puffy. >> i would have to sort of damp it and brush through it. >> even at an early age, their curls are a hot topic. jewel and asia are 6 and 12 and karina age 6 are aware of their curly hair. >> i at least touch it and pull it like this and do this. >> do you think it looks better straight? >> i feel it's easier to do and looks better. >> it's a love-hate relationship their moms are well aware of. >> she said i want it straight. it's too poofy. >> she used to give me a hard
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time letting me leave her hair loose. >> both moms and daughters took part in a dove hair campaign all about curly hair and we were with them when they watched the campaign for the first time. >> do you like your hair? >> no. >> you don't like your hair? >> i want my hair to be straight because when you have your hair straight it's really smooth. >> do you think that's more beautiful? >> yeah. >> it doesn't really feel good to have curly hair. i try to make it straight but it doesn't work. i try to do this. but it doesn't work. >> sometimes i just wish i could rip it out, but i'm not going to do that. >> i think about my hair that i don't want it anymore. >> what did you think when you saw that? >> sad. upsetting of course to see that. >> there so many girls out there and even women that feel less
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confident with their curly hair. >> elizabeth and claudia realize they set the tone for how their daughters feel about themselves and their hair. >> the majority of the time i wore it straight. it was an eye-opening experience. i wear it mostly curly now. i realize i'm her number one role model. what we portray as mothers carry on. >> they hope to be part of the solution encouraging their girls to love their hair and love themselves. >> what do you tell your girls? >> i think they are beautiful. they look beautiful and i want them to be confident with their curls. >> her hair is what's gorgeous and shiny and beautiful and curly. i love it. >> if you look at yourself now, what do you say? >> it's still puffy, but it's still pretty. the curls are really, really curly. i love it. it's yours.
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so be you. >> so why does it seem so many women and young girls are so focused on their curls? child psychology jenna is here and psycho therapist nicky walton blogs about women and hair. you see the gorgeous girls in the campaign. they have problems with their hair. they are so perfect and beautiful. where does this come from? >> we know that image of beauty comes from mothers or parents to their daughters and comes from the media. we know there is an image we are trying to project that straight and sleek is what's normal and seen as beautiful. that gets passed down and the girls get stuck there. >> straight hair is the standard of beauty period. >> is it? >> it truly is. there would not be a campaign like this if it was not necessary. there wouldn't be websites like mine if this was not necessary. our hair does not look as
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acceptable and professional in its natural state. that's crazy. this is needed. totally needed. >> you were a young girl who grew up not loving your hair. what changed for you? >> i went to a college far away from my hometown. i had no access to hair care. i hated my hair. i wore it straight all of my life. the moment that i got away from the curling iron and the flat iron i didn't know what to do. my self esteem plummeted. my boyfriend, now husband said you are a psychology major. i'm a psycho therapist now. you are going to need to look at this. this is not healthy. i started exploring and eventually embraced my curls and started a website to help other women to make it easier and give us a platform to come together and inspire etch other. we need that. >> it is about the role models whether you are a mom and it's the women in your life giving you the messages. >> i would like to say it's not
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just women. the more people in your life moms dads aunts uncles are saying embrace this part of you. girls are seven times more likely to embrace that part of them. that leads them to be confident. >> i wanted blue eyes and blond hair growing up. embrace the difference. >> that's a slight difference too. for a lot of women it's the grass is only greener. with highly textured hair it's more than that. there is psychology there. the more special stigma that we have to fight through. >> jennifer and nicky, thank you both. we want you to celebrate your curly looks. share your photos with with #curlpower. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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. >> denying the competition keeps heating up. two more competitors were sent packing. shawn johnson and lorenzo lamas. >> if you would have stepped up and done what you said you would have blown them away and wanted it. you didn't step up. shawn. you're fired. you are just not willing to bring two people back.
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is that right? >> that's right. >> lorenzo, fired. >> shawn and lorenzo, good morning. your birthday yesterday and yours today. happy birthday you're fired. thanks mr. trump. >> yes. nice birthday gift. he wanted you to step up and be project manager. you said in the episode, i'm trying to bide my time and fly under the radar. is that a mistake? >> it could have been. i don't think i would have change anything. i was the youngest on the show. i was learning so much. i honestly -- it's a hard show. it's a lot of strong personality. i don't know if i could compete with them and i don't know if i wanted to. i was trying to stay nice. >> so was lorenzo. it was a classy move. you were on the chopping block and refused to bring two others back to the board room. he had no other choice. >> the responsibility lies with the project manager.
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unless it's a blatant mistake, you have to take responsibility for it. i'm glad i stepped up. i'm glad i had the experience of doing the show to bring attention to the charity that i played for. >> shawn, you are playing for character counts in iowa. it's good on both counts. >> yeah. >> you stayed nice and not everyone did. good to s good morning. i'm chris kato. clouds have moved in now. let's get your first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> limited breaks in the clouds. a little break in the pocono mountains and the view from big bear is a cloudy one. mostly cloud and 25 degrees in the mountains.
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philadelphia bumped up to 36 degrees. at the airport in 37 in northeast philadelphia at airport and climbing. we'll see them top out in the low 40s, but there is a chance that we'll see some scattered showers this afternoon. the radar is dry right now, but look to the west in the ohio valet. some of those showers will arrive as raindrops this afternoon. the burlington county woman accused of pushing her newborn daughter to death could be in court as early as today. she is accused of dousing that newborn girl with an accelerant and setting her on fire on the side of a road in pemberton friday night. she is charged with murder. tomorrow night community members are holding a vigil at browns mills united methodist church in pemberton. philadelphia's loved park is getting a makeover. city officials will meet with the public on what the park should look like in the future. some ideas include more green space, benches and better use of a fountain. right now the fountain is dry and the meeting is at 6:00 at
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the free library in center city and the complete plans should be done -- the project should be rebuilt by 2017 so quite a while to go in the redesign of love park as you get a look at some of the artist renderings of what the park may look like in the future. i'm chase kato. another update for you in about 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather through the nbc 10 news app. now we go back to the "today" show. have a great tuesday.
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. >> announcer: from nbc news this is today's take live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to today on a tuesday morning. it's january 5th 2015, state of the union day. why are we holding these balls, you ask? inflate gate? >> this is one of the lamest scandals of all time. 40 points. they won by 40 points. >> they are saying it still doesn't give them a right to cheat. they didn't cheat for gosh sake.
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oh please. >> patriots beat the you know what out of the colts 45-7. the claim here is that the patriots provide 12 balls for the game deflated them ever so slightly to give an advantage to tom brady on the ballot weather conditions. it's easier to grip and throw when it's wet if the ball is defleeted. we don't know yet but there is an information as they go to the super bowl. >> that would not change the out come of the game. they would be fined or lose a draft pick if it's proven to be true. >> bill belichick and there is history there. >> the coach of the ravens accused them are a bizarre substitution. they have tricks with a lot of
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teams. >> one assumes they have the ball at some point. >> cindy born writes for the sports blog and said they are particular and superstitious about the balls and each brings their. >> don't the rest check the ball for that? >> yeah. >> they make the argument that there was a pin that deflated it. it hadn't been checked. >> here's tom brady when asked about it. >> would you care to weigh in. >> i think i've heard it all at this point. >> that's it. >> go long, jerry.
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>> nice. >> that's good with the count. >> bill belichick. >> the camera here. >> and jerry. >> it was remarkable. anyway, you are up to speed and all things happening on the world on deflate gate. of course they will block. >> all right. >> there is controversy over number one box office movie this weekend. american sniper. you probably read about this. michael moore tweeted out with a series of tweets. my uncle killed by sniper in world war ii. we were shot snipers were cowards and they are not heroes. he never actually tweeted the word american sniper.
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he was randomly tweeting about snipers. >> he went on the facebook page and praised bradley cooper's performance in the film and the film's antiwar sentiment. seth rogen adding to the controvercy we this tweet on sunday saying american sniper reminds me of a movie showing ingloerin "inglourious basterds"." it is glory or antiwar film. it's more about the legacy of all of the troop when is they come home from war and having to readjust and what they are dealing with to assimilate back to normal lives. not in a normal frame of mind. >> i've seen the movie twice and i'm not sure what is pro war.
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it's hell when you are there and it's hell when you get home. >> from the first scene he has to decide whether or not he is going to shoot a young boy. this is not what i signed up for. when i interviewed clint eastwood, he is very antiwar and he said this is a love story and about a family and what war does to families. # >> whatever you want to take from it. >> at this man's funeral, people lined the streets in the rain and cold to salute him and thank him for his service to this country. chris kyle, his wife, they sacrificed so much and she continues to sacrifice. can you imagine what that is like for her? it's capturing his life and what he did, but she has to relive this as a widow.
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michael moore, the whole notion of tweeting things and then pretending or whatever you want -- i'm one of those you said it own it kind of people. you deal with it. every action as a consequence. to say i wasn't talking about that. michael moore whether you like him or not, smart guy and brilliant filmmaker and exposed a lot of what was happening in the auto industry. you can't take that from him. to say i just randomly -- what is that? stop it. knock it off. >> toothless tiger. >> i'm fired up. we saw this picture. he was in disguise and we saw this picture. i thought maybe he had licorice
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or chocolate will color out your tooth. no, it turns out tiger woods lost a tooth. a photographer, they were in italy to see his girlfriend, lindsey vonn and photographers rushed the scene and someone knocked out tiger's tooth. the camera knocked out his tooth. what i love about this he didn't leave. he was there for lindsey, tooth missing and all. >> they were talking about that. >> on the ground. >> is that a cap? you are in pain. it's shooting pain. >> you read the story and you had a security detail as he does. they didn't see that happen at any point? there was no big brouhaha.
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it may well have happened and i believe it did, but it was a mysterious moment that lindsey said he keeps wearing that stupid scarf. >> he looks like a cat and not like the next one where you lose a tooth. >> call us and let us know. the mystery of the tooth. >> this is dedicated to our doctor friend. had the middle of the program, she said i'm feeling angry. it's a combination of angry and hungry. we got a new app called hangry that offers a solution. >> i have breakfast at 4:00 a.m. and by the time we start our show together, i'm blind with hunger. you have people don't need. >> feeling a little sorry for
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them. >> this wasn't an accusation. seriously. i have always loved the word. >> according to research, i can put in how many people i am having lunch or dinner that are hangry with me and i believe about 60 minutes, my food -- >> you can determine what kind of food you are hangry for. i don't want thai this early in the morning. i love thai but here are my choices. a surprise pizza chinese. so is vote is surprise? >> surprise me! >> i love the hangry. pesto pasta. rigatoni with shrimp.
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>> maybe this app when they get updated. they tell you what the time is. that might determine what you are hangry for. >> i love this. wtf. where's the food? they track your order. >> we have this delivered to us? even better. >> less than 60 minutes left in the show. on broadway which is not far. where do we get it from? >> for a while, the boys of summer with light snow coming across as the system moves through. first the that is bringing the snow to ohio. ed second drops down and that comes through bringing snow into the mid-atlantic states and the northeast. it's the weak system one to
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three inches generally. could be isolated to six inches and good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a cold start morning but the temperatures climbing into the upper 30s and low 40s. as they move the clouds move in. the winds will stay light today. clouds will be increasing tomorrow after a dry start. we'll see rain and snow develop in the afternoon and evening hours. looks like one to two inches for the philadelphia area but then it's done by thursday. high of 40 degrees. a bit chillier friday but the readings climb. saturday up to 44 degrees. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> a lot about a rebound in the housing market and record low mortgage rates. is it a good time to buy, sell or refinance. we have a quiz in rome, dinner means lingering over four courses in florence, celebrating the evening,
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>> the last several years have been tough on homeowners. doorgd trulia, the housing market is 75% back to normal levels. mortgage rates have hit the lowest levels since 2013. the going rate for a 30-year mortgage was 3.66%. >> the question is is this the time to buy or refinance? we are waiting it out. here with a real estate quiz we have senior personal finance correspondent sharon epperson and mike aubrey. good morning to both of you. before we get back to this, get to this quiz break it down. what do you mean that the market is 75% back to normal and when does it get to 100%? >> if you look at peak levels from 2005, that's what you are
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referring to. we are most of the way back, but not there yet. when is that going to happen? if i knew the answer, i would be sitting on a beach drinking something fruit we an umbrella in it. we are at least a year out from peak levels. 2015 will be pretty flat. >> why are rates as low as they are. are they going even lower? >> the falling stock prices and oil prices a lot of them have you worried about global growth. this caused a lot of people to get into bonds. bond yields have fallen and they are tied to mortgage rates. we have seen them fall over the last several weeks. we have more reports that make us worried about the health of the economy. lots of people think we could see rates fall either further, but how low will they go? no one knows and it's hard to pick the bottom. they are low and attractive to a lot of people. >> sitting on the beach.
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you got this quiz for us. >> yes. the first question is if you are in the market to buy a house, should you lock your rate now or later? >> you said they are going down. >> you should do it now because you don't know how much they are going to fall. lock in the rate right now. you are still -- think about last year when you were at 4.5%. we are further ahead of the game right now. >> that's like being under the bridge trying to catch a falling knife. the out come is not going to be good. >> what town are you from? next question, mr. danger. >> if you are thinking about selling your home, should you do it now or later? >> agreed. 100%. inventory is very very low. i think if you want to sell your house, get it on the market now
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and you are likely going to get more later as inventory starts to go up. >> you want to make sure you can get at least 20% of the equity or more so you can buy another home so you don't have to pay the mortgage insurance. if you are a renter trying to become a first time homeowner, should you buy now or later? >> this is why i say that. rates are great. most people who want to be a first time home buyer don't realize how much goes into it and how much they need to afford. it's much more than just mortgage rates. i say later just so that you have time to do your homework. rates are great and if you know you can afford the down payment and your housing costs will be less than 25 to 30% of your income. if you haven't done that, wait. >> to qualify later.
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>> we will have to point that out. >> you are thinking about refinancing. now or later? >> absolutely. i agree. 100%. we are in a market place where -- sharon said it. i think that we don't know where the 10-year bond will go, but we are seeing money at a 52-week low right now and i don't see it going a lot lower unless people give it away for free. >> if you bought your house in the last couple of years and lower your rate by one percentage point and recoup the cost it will incur to refinance in the next year or two, it makes sense. otherwise you may want to crunch the numbers unless you will be in your house for a long time to recoup. >> it's a tie. >> up next, it could be much worse for your health than you thought. >> we will catch up with nick
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and i can help you do it to. the all new weight watchers. join for free. one month free. good morning, everyone. i'm chris cat o. time to check your forecast. >> we're seeing some breaks of sunshine in the city. view from the melon bank building in center city. the clouds will be on the increase. fortunately the temperatures are also increasing. right now in philadelphia it's 36 degrees. a little bit warmer in northeast philly at the airport and look at south philadelphia. 38 degrees right now. clouds. some breaks of sunshine but the clouds increase this afternoon. there's even a chance of a few sprinkles, a few flurries as temperatures tap out in the upper 30s hand low 40s. >> well in less than three hours tom wolfe will be sworn in is a the 47th governor of
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pennsylvania. his inauguration ceremony is at noon at said capital in harrisburg. wolf is the only democrat nationally to unseat a republican governor in november's election. he'll take the oath of office following an introduction by former governor ed rendell who served two terms prior to governor tom corbett. in an hour camden officials are meeting to discuss the demolition of dozens of blighted properties. a look at the neighborhood revitalization plan and federal funding will help with the first phase of the project to remove abandoned and unsafe properties from the city. when the work is done a total of 600 abandoned homes and other buildings will be demolished as they use those properties to rebuild camden. i'm chris cat o. another update in 25 minutes. now back to the "today" show. have a great tuesday.
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with natalie and tamron and al, tamron showed me the hangry app. >> it's a bat phone. who is on the phone. hello? >> we went for the virginia family. we were worried about someone hacking in. >> we watch the "today" show every morning. >> thank you. >> all 100 of you. >> you could order oust iphones and stuff. >> we got it.
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thank you so much. i really appreciate it. thank you so much. you have a good day now. they were looking out for us. >> it's a backbone. aka called burner phone. >> thank you to the hundreds of people who keep calling. they are all nice. >> i want to be able to get a call from the commissioner. >> that's someone from new york calling. >> as we look at today, a clipper is bringing snow into the ohio river valley. another one right behind it. dry weather in the pacific northwest. news 49 in seattle. look for sunshine as you make your way into texas. temperatures warming up and we get a mess in the southwest. the system that will be bringing
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snow as you get into the central rockies. an icy mix through central arizona, new mexico and rain. an icy mix with the second clipper. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a cold start this morning, but the temperatures climb into the upper 30s and low 40s. as they move the clouds move in. the winds will stay light today. clouds will be increasing tomorrow after a dry start. we'll see rain and snow develop in the afternoon and evening hours. one to two inches for the philadelphia area and then it's done by thursday. a bit chillier friday but the readings climb. saturday up to 44 degrees. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> nick kroll wears many hats as
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the starter and creator of the kroll show. >> the comedy here's will say hello after the third and final season which boy the way is already under way. not before the special guests. hello there. >> hello. thank you for integrating. >> yes. you are on fire and you announced you are ending the show. why? >> we felt like we explored all the stuff we wanted to do and wanted to go out on top. i didn't think the "today" show would have me back. >> we would always have you back. >> it's all the publicity. is there one or more characters that you would miss the most in the show? i 98 no secret of it being my favorite. are there -- you have so many. you have been through all of them. >> i love doing all the characters while i'm doing them.
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i play a publicist named liz. there she is. what a beautiful woman i am. >> all the good looks. >> what i do with jenny slade who is talented. the dressing up as a woman is exhausting. i do. >> the hardest part. the heels are not fun and the spanx which i wear -- i'm wearing them today as well obviously. it's the hair and make up. it's exhausting. >> did you look at yourself in the mirror and say not bad? >> i mean, you know. you have to learn to love yourself. >> your selfie. >> exactly. >> you have guest stars coming up. can you reveal any of those?
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>> i can on the "today" show. as i mentioned jenny slade and john me lainy who are regulars as well as this year we have seth rogen and amy poehler and bill burr. a much of amazing people. look at those great people. >> hang out with the cool kids for real. tonight with this guy. >> we are saying hello for the upper westside characters that they will be at the second street why. i think the apocalypse is upon us. a lot of hard hitting questions. >> or somewhere clear. >> we are there for publicity. >> three knicks for us.
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. >> you will be dressed as a woman by the time you get into work. >> you have a game for anything. >> pictures tomorrow. >> that's why i gave out your phone number on television. >> we will talk to you later. check it out in the final season. the show airs tuesday night on comedy central. >> love it. >> and up next don't give up on getting fit. jenna kofl living with chronic migraine feels like each day is a game of chance. i wanted to put the odds in my favor. so my doctor told me about botox® an fda-approved treatment that significantly reduces headache days for adults with chronic migraine.
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results weight loss plan. >> rolls off the tongue. get going what it is about. >> we will get working here, but i want to ask about the book. what is the program? >> the eight-week program is to get people who evaporate worked out before an opportunity to work out, understand their body and wake up and get results. in eight weeks, you will have a whole new physique. >> i can go for that. >> we are talking core and cardio. we saw you earlier. it's all about getting moving and going. first exercise you will show us something. simple jumping jacks. >> i put together a combo move of cardio and core. you are never resting. you are always doing something. my core is filled up at the moment so i'm going to have this beautiful physiquely type man thing and you two demonstrate and will show you the cardio. i will have you -- i will stand
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here. a combination of jumping jacks and slow mountain climbers. we will do ten jumping jacks. into ten slow mountain climbers. demonstrate for us keeping your core tight. pull your pants up. that looks good. you are in a plank position. bring your right knew to your right elbow. left knee to left elbow. you do 10 jumping jacks, ten slow mountain climbers. 10 and 8 and 10 and 7. you see how it goes. >> we got this. >> if you want to make it easier, go down from five. you can go up to 20. play around with the numbers. slow because it focuses on your core and you will be holding in that position. natalie has done 108 so far. >> the number was just ten. i did them fast.
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>> the second combo move are lateral jumps are nice and easygoing left to right. ten of those. feet together. he is going to show us how to do a plank jack. out and in. out and in. >> again you are going to do 10 lateral jumps and 10 of these and 10 lateral jumps and 10 of these. >> that does it. >> you feel it in your core, right? >> yeah and the arms too. >> fantastic. he's the task master. a high knee is you want to get your legs up so they are parallel to the ground. you feel it in your abs. >> i cannot do any more.
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>> show us how woe do inner and outer. heels are off the ground and how much the outer. >> we will talk about that later. >> what are we doing? >> get to work. high knees and you look like the outfit for it. you get down on your back and do ten outer and inner heel touches. you see how that crunches up. you keep them bent and it's out and in. >> you are doing great, buddy. >> it's fantastic. >> you have been working out throughout your pregnancy. that's so great. >> i'm trying. i'm slowing down. doctor's orders. >> take it easy.
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>> awesome. you guys are great. catch jenna on the biggest loser. the motorized skin care tools. she is going p here's a new trick for the same old dinner. try unsloppy joes. pillsbury grands biscuits. ♪ make dinner pop. ♪
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am i'm sure you have seen the motorized beauty tools like the super popular face cleansing brushes. i broke down and bought one and got one as a gift and i have been dieing to try them. some of them are pretty pricey. we are giving them a run to the editor at large of shape magazine. they had an article on the topic that is here to navigate. good to see you. i tweeted out a picture of one of the products that i got and some of the people said what is that? others were racy. sure because it's motorized and nevertheless this is the craze from tooth brush to face cleanser to something that makes your lips less dry. >> it's about sonic pulsations. everything from clean to exfoliating. >> sonic pulsation. is there specific proof this works some. >> these are sound waves that are moving. with the first product this is
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the mini. they lift the dirt and the make up and the oil and exfoliates while you are cleaning. >> i used this every morning and one side you use to cleanse and the other soaks in the moisturizer. they help your anti-agers and sunscreen work better. >> i have an epic pimple and i have been using this on it for days. >> everybody should be using a syrum. where you see the first signs of aging. >> i heart 27. >> even in your 20s. they help the skin and gets in there deep.
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>> by patting it. >> these last for about three months or so, but it's a great product especially if you spent less money on the eye creams. >> a couple of times on the show. what is this? >> this is for people who suffer from moderate acne, especially adult acne. this has two types of lights. the blue helps to kill bacteria and the led light helps with inflammation and heal the break outs. use it for 15 minutes every day and you should see results. >> this is if you have acne issues. >> exactly. >> it feels warm to your face? >> i don't feel it. >> you feel something. >> let's look at lips and tooth
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brush. why do we pulse our lips? >> they are chapped and flaky and you want to exfoliate them. this is from bliss. it comes with a scrub and this device rotates gently over the top and bottom lip and exfoliates and your lip balm penetrates more. >> can this cause problems? >> you want to use it gently for about 15 seconds and wipe it off. >> i will let you wipe it off. another thing i recently bought. the sonic tooth brush. i'm not sure if i got caught up in the hype. >> it works wonders. this has blue light that helps the whitening gel to penetrate more dopely and quickly. you are seeing better results as you whiten your teeth. >> this curling iron that vibrates. >> it rotates. >> whatever it does. it doesn't stay still. >> does it work?
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>> with one touch of the button gives you bouncy and beautiful waves. >> let's see. >> look how quickly it works. >> we have to go. >> it does! >> nice beautiful waves. i love it. >> i was skeptical. without hair stray or anything. again, a lot of these items are pricey, but they are worth the investment if you can. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. this is a mini version of that.
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. >> billy is filling in. it's a big day. >> yes, it is. >> you brought me food for my hangry app. >> what do we got there?
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good morning. i'm chris cat o. 9:56 an time to check your first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. looks like the clouds have rolled in >> they have. there are breaks of sunshine but clouds increasing this afternoon. never will be clear during the day today. temperatures climbing and that's good news. snoers moving through the ohio valet and they are moving our way. by the time they get here, most likely we'll see a few rain troops this afternoon, a few scattered light stuff. 41 degrees already in northeast
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philly and wilmington up to 38 degrees. the clouds are thicken up this afternoon but the temperatures will climb into the lower 40s. a gas leak in south philadelphia this morning forced several families out into the snow. someone reported the leak on schneider avenue before 6:30 a.m. it took crews two hours to repair the leak and even longer for the gags leaks to return to a normal level so people could safely return home. chilean president will be welcomed and they will talk about trade relations in the port of port of wilmington. do you love love park but have ideas on how to make it lovelier? philadelphia lowered want to hear from you tonight. they are asking for public input at a meeting at the free library at 6:00 p.m. some ideas proposed include more green space, some benches and better use of a found tafnlt right now the fountain sits try
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for five months of the year. construction on the park is set to begin on 016. we're back with another update in 25 minutes. have a great morning.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> not my best angle. we'retarting out very badly. >> i'm joined by the one and only billy bush. >> hello my dear. >> filling in for kathie lee. she's continuing to have a few more days off. so happy you're here. >> the month of january in florida -- kathie lee if you're watching, which clearly you're not, what is this? >> she's been working selling her stuff.
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how does feel to be sitting on this desk? >> this is the most incredible day ever. which camera? i can't believe my fortune today. hoda, i'm here on the day that you have been outed. i'm looking at "the daily mail" online and they're outing you and your boyfriend and i'm not outing you now because they've already outed you. this is two years. you protected this guy -- they outed you on the beach. >> i know. here's the thing, you know when you're keeping something so close to the vest and i have done that -- i didn't even say his name. here's the thing. that's why we called him boots because we just showed his shoes. so we decided, why not? >> there he is. >> joe is out from the shadows. >> look at handsome joel.
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total stud. can we show "the daily mail" photo because it's you on the beach. >> might as well. this is too tight to see. come here. >> get in tight. >> how about that? is that all we get, that quick? he has some physique on him. what is he like, 18? >> can you believe? i feel like some relief because you know when you feel like you're keeping a secret -- i talked to him this morning. i said who cares? he said, who cares? there he is. >> it feels good. >> it does. >> but there's lots of questions. will he get along with blake shelton? do he and blake -- if blake shelton -- does he rub his belly -- >> oh, the dog. i thought we were talking about the other blake.
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i was going with my boyfriend, joel, to see my other boyfriend, blake shelton, this weekend because he's going to be hosting and doing the musical guest at "snl." >> but he's probably comfortable now in the relationship to see you get all giddy and -- >> he doesn't care. he's so confident. he rubs the dog's belly. >> she was so nervous this morning. she came in -- should i -- is it okay? i said, hoda, let this baby out. >> set it free. thank god. okay. so let's move on to "the bachelor." this is one of your all-time favorite shows. why do you love it? >> later on in life i'm going to regret my mondays because i watch both "celebrity apprentice" and "the bachelor." i've been married for 17 years. the guy gets to sit in a hot tub and make out with women.
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but kimmel got in on the act last night. >> by the way, this is you, the bachelor -- what was everyone wearing, by the way? >> i was wearing nothing. but kip wore this silly t-shirt with the fake bikini on. >> what was he like? >> he was wearing nothing. she lied to us. but kimmel last night -- my wife sends me a text and says, jimmy kimmel, no words. apparently he went out on a date with katelyn and with -- >> the bachelor. >> and they went to costco, he got in the tub, he was scrubbing him down -- >> they were going to costco to make a meal for jimmy kimmel. they did their shopping. they went back and made a meal.
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then it got awkward. take a look t at their conversation at dinnertime. >> the fact of the matter is god named him the bachelor and his divine mission is to have a lot of sex i guess. good day, guys. good day. good chicken wings. >> how much time did he spend on this? this is like a week of his summer vacation or something? >> come on. kimmel is awesome. anyway kimmel also put the girls to the test. they did a farming challenge where they had to milk a cow or shuck corn -- >> hoedown throwdown. jillian is one of the girls who had the rear end issue. >> there's a rumor they're putting too much access banner
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across her behind not because the shorts are too small. because she might -- >> there's an issue with grooming. >> yeah. adhering to the laws of the '70s. that's what's been said. i did not -- i'm only regurgitateing regurgitating. >> it seems weird. and someone pointed out there was an issue with grooming downstairs -- >> not from the back. there's no way from the back there could be an issue. nobody has that issue right? right? no one has an issue? >> some men have the issue. >> they need to come out in her defense immediately if this is not true. >> it makes it seem terrible. >> where is the p.r. department on this? >> this makeout business he's doing -- he's making out with women in front of other women. >> they're all watching it and getting very jealous about this.
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>> my wife really likes this guy. she thinks he's hot and she likes the farm thing. she's from mississippi. she lives with farmers. >> where in mississippi? >> clarksdale, mississippi. >> i used to work in greenville. it would be a turn-off to me if the guy i was falling for was making out with a bunch of other girls in front of me. >> or does it increase your appetite to compete? >> it could do that. >> do you get jealous and upset or do you get angry and go and take what's yours? we want that which we cannot have. do you want the restaurant that is packed with people or do you want the one that's available and empty? >> i want the packed one. you're right. so lindsey vonn, great skier, had an amazing comeback.
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she really showed how talented she is. she blew her knee out, came back. >> she's the all-time world champion that best that ever was, won her 63rd world championship. this is a huge moment. however, she stands in the shadow of the toothless tiger. are you afraid of a toothless tiger? behind the mask surprise, surprise, he flies over. >> and he peels it down and you can see that his front tooth was missing. on one of the biggest days of her career, this was on the front page of every newspaper, they kissed through the mask. they're claiming he got bumped by a video camera -- >> at the press conference, a cameraman with a camera on his shoulder turned and whacked out -- >> if that happened, not saying it didn't, but if it definitely happened, we would have seen video, someone else -- if it was a crush of camera -- wouldn't we have seen something by now?
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>> and if it did pop out, it was a veneer anyway. he has the most beautiful teeth. what else could have happened to the tooth? who knows? he's had his teeth knocked out before. but that was a long time ago and he's a different man now absolutely, very romantic. went over to surprise her. >> we have one more piece of breaking news. we have christina aguilera has a baby and we have it. do it again! >> hot baby. this isn't christina's baby but it kind of resembles the baby. >> it is the star of "american sniper." >> they used a fake baby that looked real. >> do we have the photo of christina's real baby? >> we put it up for a second. that's what we do here. it was the little tushy. >> that's the fake baby.
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>> i did notice this baby's arm is hanging limply there. >> this isn't just a prop, right? >> billy, welcome. how do you like your first ten minutes. >> very good, very cold. good to be with you on this exciting day that you've been outed. >> stop. you won't be able to get them out of their hands. spandau ballet is here to perform their biggest hit. >> get the man, bring them over. spandau sings for you. and the blacklist ryan eggold is changing the course of history. find out how when we play you give... and you give... and then you give some more. but sometimes you get. and so you take. tylenol® cold is strong enough for you while children's tylenol® is gentle enough for them.
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we'll explain the raincoats in a second. but what do ryan eggold, waffles and syrup all have in common? >> probably it has to do with why we're sitting here in raincoats. hello, handsome.
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>> he is. first of all, he's stunning, this gentleman. >> nice facial hair, too. good beard. >> thank you for that. what better intro is there than standing with a puppy kissing you? >> we were voting on who's cuter. >> the puppy wins. >> three women in america don't totally love you. so we got the puppy. >> you're busy. we'll talk about "the blacklist" in a second. but you have a little movie going. >> yes a mini movie, a mini series called "sons of liberty" about the american revolution. i play this guy, joseph warren, who nobody knows about. >> who is he? >> he's the unsung hero? >> he is indeed a doctor. he was a respected member of society. so for him to turn and become one of these leaders of the revolution was kind of a big deal. >> you're in there with the big
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names revere, sam adams john hancock all the big guns. >> and the thing is, i don't want to give away any spoilers, but he has a tough time at the very first major battle. >> did you have to google him to see who he was? >> google, read books, all sorts of stuff, yeah. >> interesting. you're playing that. let's go back to "the lackblacklist" for a second. we love that show. what can you give us? >> love the show. >> i can give you nothing. i can give you -- we come back in the super bowl which is going to be very exciting. there are going to be enormous explosions. it's going to be -- >> you better bring your "a" game. this is accidental 30 million people watching. you have to bring the guns. >> yes, bring it all. >> i think i might be going to the super bowl which i'm very very excited about. >> who are you rooting for, by the way? >> 50% of the people will love
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me, 50% will hate me. i've got a little pool going with my friends for seattle. i've got seattle. >> so we're going to play a game. it's called "is ryan lying." when he's on the air, you can lie better than any of them. >> and his character, tom keen, not a very truthful and honest person. >> not necessarily. >> this is bad. >> do you guys want to pour syrup all over me -- >> we have eggo waffles because it's about ryan eggold with eggo waffles. >> who has the worst cap -- that is horrible. >> i feel like i'm in the shower. we're ready. every time -- you're going to give us a statement and we'll decide if you're lying. if we get it wrong, we get syrup poured on top of us. >> do not blow this you guys. >> are they centered to begin
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with? there we go. >> it's a little off to the side. >> here we go. i was once briefly married. >> you're saying that's a fact, is that true or is that false? >> you're lying. you were not married ever. >> it is false. >> that is correct. >> who are you dating right now? >> i'm dating denzel washington. >> you too? >> i have made out with jessica chastain, true or false? >> true. >> i want this to be true. >> it's true. it was in "the disappearance of eleanor rigby." i had one scene and i was blessed with making out with her. okay. true or false, i used to compete in rubik's cube competitions. >> false.
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>> true. >> nerd is not an answer. >> it's false. >> yes! >> i'm very sorry. >> hanging in there. >> i used to compete on a woman's roller derby team. >> compete? false. >> it's so false that it's got to be true. i say you did. >> it's false. i'm so sorry. >> careful. >> this last one, i feel very confident. >> got to work harder. >> she's loving this way too much. >> oh, got to go -- >> i performed an impromptu duty with billy bush, true or false? >> false. >> it's true! >> yes! >> shall we again? spandau ballet is here this morning.
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pour it all over me. >> rick younger who's married with a son. chuck nice married for 14 years and last but not least -- >> never looked sexier girl. let me tell you right now, i'm going get a cup of cherries and pancakes we'll have breakfast right now. >> so sadly divorced -- >> what a nice day for joel to come out and make his debut. >> all right, kids, we have a question. >> katherine begins this off here. >> what does she say? >> my guy used to open car doors for me. now that we're married, he does not. how can i let him know i wish he would still do those things for me? >> seems like that goes out the window -- once a guy gets what he wants he quits being a gentleman. >> not you, of course. >> not me. >> you have to tell it like it is. if that's important to you you let him know. if you're really trying to stand
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firm you just stand by the door and wait. see if he opens the door. see if he drives off. see if he comes back before the day is over. >> but a lot of guys have the, you're in -- that's what they do to you. >> i think ladies should open the door for the gentlemen these days. >> one thing you have to remember as a guy if you have a woman that you were willing to open the door for another dude is willing to open the door for her, if it's important enough -- >> do you do that? >> i do. but my wife is southern. and my father-in-law got up when she got up from the table and i was like what's he getting up for? i learned when a lady gets up from the table, you get up -- >> we'll be back with a lot more questions. that was just one. many more to come. >> it's the '
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this morning in the pocono mountains. clouds are arriving. to the west those snow showers in the owe owe valleyhio valley may be moving in as rain. rain drops scattered around this afternoon. temperatures are climbing. lower 40s this afternoon. not much warmer than that with fading sunshine. an afternoon shower possible today. we'll see accumulating snowfall tomorrow. it is inauguration day and less than two hours from now, tom wolf will be sworn in as the 47th governor of pennsylvania. his inauguration ceremony begins at noon at the state capitol in harrisburg. he's the only democrat nationally to unseat a republican governor. the york businessman defeated tom corbett with 55% of the vote. wolf says zuring ingduring his inaugural address he'll focus on the grand themes rather than specific initiatives. ♪ little preview of the
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musical performance that will happen at today's inauguration. the chester children's chorus will perform before and after wolf is sworn in. they'll be performing the national anthem after the swearing in there. you can count on nbc 10 for complete coverage of the inauguration. george spencer and jacqueline london will bring us live reports throughout the day starting on nbc 10 news at 11:00. you can also watch tom wolf's inaugural address live on nbc10.com or through the nbc 10 news app. i'm chris cato. have a great day.
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back with more "boozeday tuesday." more of our guys tell all. billy bush is filling in for kathie lee. >> what was said during the commercial break thank god it will not come out! first up the single star of "sons of liberty" ryan eggold, mr. younger, chuck nice and bob guiney. >> what do you consider exclusive to mean? >> here's what exclusive means. it's means. i go out with who i want to. you go out with me. that's exclusive.
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you exclusively go out with me. we're in an exclusive relationship. >> that's something you need to make sure you ask every man you date and get his personal -- here's an exclusive, we're going out tonight and after tonight, that's it. >> you exclusively answered that, we have nothing to do with that. he's on his own. >> yes, you are. >> what have you got, billy? >> lisa sends in this one. i am a stay-at-home mom of three boys. my husband travels a lot with work. however, when he's home and may help with some of the chores, he gets a little irritated if i forget to thank him or compliment him -- >> we want to be complimented even when we do something as trivial as picking up our socks. >> because it's not trivial to us. we're not doing that for us. i could live in a mountain of underwear for the rest of my
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life! and i would not care. i will buy new underwear. i pick it up because you don't love underwear on the floor. that's why -- i do the dishes because you don't like to see dishes in the sink. >> the bachelor just passed on that. >> and they both expressed a feeling a lot of men feel. but you've got to be aware -- three kids? she's taking care of three of your kids? maybe she just -- you need to just be like, hey, you know what -- >> it goes both ways. >> you can't expect her to do all that and then come home and when you do one thing expect her to make a big deal about it. >> yes i can! i certainly can okay! >> you are more than entitled to that feeling. but -- >> everything i do, i want to be recognized for anything! i don't care what it is. life is hard.
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>> you're not doing as much as her around the house. >> why do we sound like we're married? >> i love you, baby. >> and i you. >> the truth is that compliment for a man it's funny and we are simple in that way, a small little compliment, you'll get more -- if you're smart, you know how to work -- you got him on a remote control at this point. he'll start say, i got compliments i'll take out the trash. and you can get a lot more performance -- >> you have to do what's unexpected. for instance, my wife started doing some dishes a few days ago. she walked away. i jumped in and finished. >> that's awesome! >> she went upstairs. i jumped in. he came back the kitchen was clean. >> how long did you wait for your compliment? >> i got it right away, baby. >> one more from across the street. >> i just got engaged.
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how involved do you guys actually want to be in the wedding planning? >> congratulations. >> how involved -- >> marriage terrifies me. so i don't know if i could answer that question. i don't even want to think about marriage let alone the planning of it. >> i was involved to the extent of how much is this going to cost us after the wedding day? if it's something where it's going to be a lot of debt that now we have to share, i'm like, don't go crazy -- but other than that, let me know where to be when to be there. >> i said, i'm going to forego any job here but please give a small job to my mother. give her something to do and then it will be fine and i won't have to do anything. and that's great. i don't want to do anything anyway. >> it's my wedding so i'm planning everything! >> if you want to submit a question for our panel, head to klgandhoda.com. boys, thank you.
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what you may be doing wrong on social media. >> and what makes me feel so happy is good music. spandau ballet singing right after i'm jerry bell the second. and i'm jerry bell the third. i'm like a big bear and he's my little cub. this little guy is non-stop. he's always hanging out with his friends. you've got to be prepared to sit at the edge of your seat and be ready to get up. there's no "deep couch sitting." definitely not good for my back. this is the part i really don't like right here. (doorbell) what's that? a package! it's a swiffer wetjet. it almost feels like it's moving itself. this is kind of fun. that comes from my floor? eww! this is deep couch sitting. [jerry bell iii] deep couch sitting! my mornings are definitely not routine. and that can take a lot of energy. nature valley breakfast biscuits. four biscuits, 26 grams of whole grains that give you the energy to help keep you going. i love nature valley breakfast biscuits.
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by visiting walmart.com/rxplans. save money. live better. walmart. have you ever had one of those moments you look in the mirror and you ask yourself, am i happy? >> yeah. yeah. am i happy? if you're the type who puts off your own happiness until the kids are grown or out of the house, it is time to change that. >> it is. i posted a video on our web page that said that music makes me happy. keeps me motivated. leah shared, seeing this smile every day. dave's bulldog and cat keep him happy. linda feels good when she finishes a quilt. and check out this adorable picture. >> we have some of the
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surprising secrets of happiness from personal executive coach valorie burton and wendy noggles is here. some people just seem like they see the glass half full. is it part of our dna whether we're happy or not? >> actually, it is. there's research that shows we have something called a happiness set point. 50% is genetic. but 40% is what you choose to do every day. >> are you owed happiness? people expect to be happy. >> the best happiness comes when you work toward it. if you set a goal and achieve it, you'll get more happiness than just a very instant quick hit. that's what makes it last. >> you have some tips. if people are in a funk and some are it's the winter, this might help you. you're saying when something good happens in your lifer, notice it. mark the moment and say, today's a good day. >> always looking ahead, aren't we? >> when we talk to researchers
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that's what they said. a lot of people are looking for that big moment that's going to bowl them over. but happy people appreciate the small things. their child's smile, coffee with a friend. and notice them in the moment. and that doesn't mean snap a picture with your cell phone and post it on social media. really be there. >> surround yourself with happy people? >> happy friends. >> right. i've got hoda here, can't possibly be in a bad mood. when you surround yourself with crabby people, you feel crummy. >> happiness is contagious. be careful who you spend a lot of time with. notice the people that when your cell phone rings and you see their name come up, and you're cringing that's a sign those aren't the happy people. >> and sometimes happiness is temporary. you go to a bar and party and it's happiness but it's over the next day. joy is when you open your eyes in the morning. and you're happy because of who you're next to, who your kids
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are -- >> and being happy while you're on your way to where you want to go. so many people feel like happiness is a destination. and that's not the case. >> what about social media? >> it can make you feel crummy. >> a lot of data suggests it can make you feel isolated and alone. but the key here is that you want to be contributing. you want to be posting and tagging and doing that kind of involvement because then you feel a part of things rather than so isolated. when you are involved that way, social media uplifts you, doesn't bring you down. >> so when you're looking at it and say, why do they have all that stuff and you aren't contributor, you feel like a stalker? >> but aren't we all looking at the mobile phone waiting for good news? >> we're looking to connect with someone. >> last one. >> you say focus on the big picture. >> one of the interesting things that happens is when we're young, we look for the quick hits. but as we age, we're looking for
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the bigger questions, the meaning of life. you actually need both, the short fast things and the bigger picture things. so look at that grand picture to give you that sense of happiness. >> i think it's living in the hard moments to get to the good moments. it's finding measure when it's not so great. and when it's great again, it's even better. >> yes it is. >> getting through to the next point. >> you're very smart. guys, thank you so much. get ready for a blast from the past. the one the only, who is it? >> spandau ballet. we've got a live performance. first, these messages. ♪♪ the adventures you've been imagining. the heroes you've been admiring. the worlds you've been dreaming of. ♪♪ the thrills you've been craving. the moments you've been missing. the vacation you've been looking for is here. come and take it. universal orlando resort.
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♪ the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> they're here, one of the iconic groups of the '80s. they haven't toured on american soil in nearly 30 years. but they are back.
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>> love you guys. spandau ballet has sold over 25 million albums, had 23 hit singles like the smash song we all know "true" that's been used in countless soundtracks including "16 candles" and the story of hoda's life. just recently ed norton used it in "modern family." >> all the original members are here. they kick off their north american tour to promote their latest album "the story." hi! >> nice to be back. thank you very much. >> we're so glad you're back. >> what took you so long? >> we took some time off. we've all got individual things that we do. but it's pretty well documented. we had a big fallout which was 20 years. but we finally got ourselves back together in 2009 and 2010. >> you're touring --
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>> we're in san francisco on friday night. and in l.a. on sunday. then we're back here in may. >> what are you going to sing for us? >> if you don't, i'm going to come over there. ♪ ♪ ha ha ha ha ha ♪ ♪ ha ha ha ha hi ♪ ♪ so true funny how it seems ♪
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♪ always in time but never in line for dreams ♪ ♪ head over heels when toe to toe ♪ ♪ this is the sound of my soul ♪ ♪ this is the sound ♪ ♪ i bought a ticket to the world ♪ ♪ but now i've come back again ♪ ♪ why do i find it hard to write the next line ♪ ♪ i want the truth to be said ♪ ♪ ha ha ha ha ha hi ♪ ♪ i know this much is true ♪ ♪ ha ha ha ha ha hi note i know this much is true ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ i bought a ticket to the world ♪ ♪ but now i've come back again ♪ ♪ why do i find it hard to write the next line ♪ ♪ i want the truth to be said ♪ note i want the truth to be said note ha ha ha ha hi ♪ ♪ i know this much is true ♪ ♪ ha ha ha ha ha hi ♪
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♪ i know this much is true ♪ ♪ this much is true ♪ note ♪ i know this much is true ♪ ♪ i know i know i know this much is true ♪ ♪ i know this much is true ♪ >> whoo! >> thank you very much. thank you. fine dancing over there. >> was it good for you? >> it was perfect, just like the
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old days. >> was it everything you needed it to be? >> everything! thank you, guys. amazing. >> come here you. >> we'll be back in a moment. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ ♪ i know this much is true ♪ gentlemen that was so good. >> we love you. billy, you're coming back tomorrow. >> you didn't tell me about this.
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right now, at 11:00 a.m. a mix of clouds and sun today. and not as windy as it was yesterday. right now we take a live look outside at center city philadelphia. like alls things will soon change. that's because a fast moving scholarship clipper bringing snow to our area. snow is a welcome sight for those skiers and ski resorts in the poconos. camelback mountain resort in the poconos. now to bill henley who has the forecast for us. hey, bill. >> hey, rein a. renee. a first alert day, it may affect the evening commute. it is a fast moving clipper and typical of the clippers lig

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