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. good morning. warehouse of horror, as investigators zero in on the potential cause of that warehouse fire in oakland, new images emerge from inside the so-called ghost ship and this morning the and latest on that investigation. arctic blast, snow blanketing the plains, temperatures across the country set to plunge 20 to 30 degrees, some ciies bracing for subzero cold. doubing down, vice president joe biden hints again for a possible run at the white house in four years. >> hell, donald trump will be 74, i'll be 77, in better shape.
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rally. >> our focus must be on defeating terrorists and destroying isis. >> and the big reveal. who will be named "time "'s person of the year? >> wednesday, december 7, 2016. from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer in with tamron hall in for savannah. this is a big deal. "time" magazine, people wait for this all year. >> your social media will be on fire, this will go viral. >> we will have that live announcement on the show. i can tell you immediately following that announcement we will have a live interview with
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morning with those newly uncovered images from the warehouse fire in oakland and about the possible tragic source of the fire. stephanie gosk, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. fire officials say they have identified all but one of the 36 victims in the fire as the attention turns almost entirely to the investigation, many are wondering if city officials missed important warning signs tragedy. the search for victims is over, investigators are still sifting through the ruins looking for clues and a cause. this morning, the man in theory, licht sparked the inferno. investigators are zeroing in on appliances like a refrigerator and enormous sound system. overnight the mayor's office released records of complaints against the warehouse including two in the last months responding to questions of what
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conclusions from the history. we are still in the process of compiling it. >> reporter: among the questions, did police miss rank signs. this is newly uncovered video of officers walking through the warehouse in october. nbc obtained the video from residents who say police used it to access the roof after a party next door got out of hand. did officers notice possible the police would not comment because of the investigation. the mayor defended the force. >> police officers are not trained in zoning laws. >> reporter: annual inspections of all commercial and residential properties. >> reporter: who is responsible for the fire inspection? >> the fire chief. >> reporter: they worried the
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resources. >> not really. the position has been vacant mostly for the last five years. >> reporter: they may have caught violations. pictures so residents who lived at the warehouse show exposed wires and propane tanks. derick said he made some changes himself. this was taken moments before the eruption, people unaware of the eminent danger. by chance, this man just stepped out for a cigarette. >> we just had to watch the exit for hours and just wait. they never came out. >> last night, family members were escorted to the burnt out warehouse to get a look. those visits will continue in
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doing to help families begin this grieing process. back to you guys. >> stephanie gosk in oakland. thank you. meanwhile much colder temperatures coast-to-coast. a look at the chilly forecast with purple and dark blue. >> you add snow to it, we look at north dakota, we have video from north dakota -- we don't have that video so we will show you these it? yes, it should. we will show you the wind chills today. it will feel like 7 in minneapolis. 13 in omaha, 31 in st. louis, 34 in oklahoma city. by tomorrow morning the core of the cold air is now down to ohma ta, oklahoma city will feel like 17 and in memphis moderates a bit. we have some video to show you.
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dakota. they had blizzard warnings up and downgraded to winter weather advisories, visibility near zero, a real mess. we're going to look at lake effect snow in the next half hour. boston at 32, 45 in raleigh, only 70 in orlando and paducah, kawasaki, down to 43 degrees on friday. the good news is the air mass news is it's just beginning. >> it is december. talk about dueling speeches on national security. president trump -- president-elect trump and president obama. after the current chief defended his record. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you.
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on the heels of the trip to north carolina where he rolled out his pick for secretary of defense while drawing out new battle lines with the company's largest new manufacture exporter. >> reporter: in north carolina, home of the military base, donald trump trump making his next pick for the secretary of fe defense, general "mad dog kwats mattis. >> thank you for your confidence in me. >> he also laid out his national security goals vowing to bring up the military and even swiing at president obama for not using the phrase, "radical terrorism." >> our brave men and women are the first in line defense
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terrorism, words some people don't like to say. >> the tough talk coming after president obama countered trump in his final national security speech although neither leader mentioned the other by name, the target was clear. >> if we like this is a war between the united states and islam we will not just lose more americans to terrorist attacks but we'll lose sight of the very principles we claim to defend. >> reporter: meanwhile, the president-elect was in business battle mode during the day threatein giant's contract for the next air force one presidential claim tweeting early tuesday costs are out of control, nearly $4,000. cancel order. >> i think it's ridiculous. i think boeing is doing a little bit of a number. we want boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money. >> reporter: officials not commenting on the timing of the threat but before the tweet went out, boeing expressed concern
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boeing said the company reached out to the president-elect and costs could change it things were altered and it has to be able to withstand a nuclear attack. mr. trump showing he can put the art of the deal into place even showcaing a japanese business billion in the united states and 50,000 jobs. meanwhile after refusing to rule out a possible presidential run in 2020 earlier this week, vice president joe biden doubling down last night with stephen cobert. >> i can't see the is in which i'd run. what i learned a long long time ago, stephen, never say never. donald trump will be 74, i'll be
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>> reporter: also this morning, mr. trump's pick for national security advisor, michael flynn, is coming under new scrutiny after his son, michael g. flynn was fired after he spread fake news on social media including about a shooting at a washington pizzeria. more in the coming days. road rage near new orleans we're following the man who shot former nfl player, joe mcknight, now charged with manslaughter was the sheriff overseeing the case makes news of his own. blake has the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: tamron, good morning to you. the biggest surprise to come with these charges was the sheriff's tone, combative and defensive, he's upset how some tried to characterize this case
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gasser is behind bars charged with manslaughter in the road rage killing of the former nfl player, joe mcknight as the sheriff of louisiana's jefferson parish. >> shame on these folks. >> reporter: lashes out at those criticiing his handing of the case. >> for those who have criticized the men and women of this organization and the strategy, decisions that we made, tough. >> reporter: the combative news conference came four days gasser was initially released from custody, the sheriff saying they needed more time to track down witnesses and investigate exactly what happened. he's angry that local leaders who supported his decision have become victims of nasty attacks. >> it's not fair for him to be called you punk [ bleep ] uncle tom [ bleep ] we saw you sell out to them you rat [ bleep ] pump. >> reporter: officials are
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of division. you criticized us for standing up on what has been going on for decades. >> reporter: testimony resumes at another high profile killing in new orleans involing nfl player, will smith, some of his former saints teammates seen walking into court tuesday including quarterback, drew brees. in smith's case, the accused killer is black. in mcknight's case, the shooter white, the sheriff condemning those who tried to make it race. >> not a single witness has said up to this day that there was one racial slur uttered. but you want to know something, folks, two people engaged in bad behavior that day. >> reporter: the mcknight suspect, ronald gasser, is being held on $500,000 bond. it's unclear if he'll use louisiana's stand your ground law as a defense but he does have a public defender this
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hundreds of people turned out at texas a&m university about a speech given by trofsal white national list, richard spencer. police with riot shields were seen pushing protesters away from the inside where he was giing a speech. two people were arrested. spencer, a member of the so-called alt-right was invited to speak by a student who had rented out the space. the school officials said new developments in the plane crash in colombia that killed 70 members of the brazilian soccer team. overnight the head of the charter airline was detained by prosecutors looking into whether the tragedy stemmed from negligence and two other employees are also detained questioned about their roles to let a short range jet attempt a nearly four hour flight with
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sent to northern indonesia where a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck today. more than 90 people have died but that number could go higher as rescue teams search the rubble of collapsed buildings. dozens of people are missing. today marks the 75th anniversary of the attack op pearl harbor that changed the course of history. more than 2,000 americans and
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survivors. >> we have witnessed a bombing on pearl harbor. >> reporter: it issued the united states into world war ii, for many the same moment when the greatest generation was born. >> yesterday, december 7s, 1941, a date which will live in infamy. >> reporter: the surprise attack killed more than 2400 americans. nearly half were arizona." >> i lost a lot of good buddies. >> reporter: that day, 335 men made it off the arizona. only five are alive today, four of them making the long trip to hawaii to pay their respects, including lou, who brought dozens of friends and relatives. >> reporter: has this year's anniversary been especially meaningful?
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1100 shipmate is in nine minutes. >> reporter: his career span 28 years and twice shot down. those who died at pearl harbor are the ones that fit his definition of bravery. >> we're not the heroes, they're the heroes. they gave their life for the united states and everyone should remember that. >> reporter: and stau wart served on the requests virginia," their memories are as vivid as ever. >> we took a bomb directly to the left side. the only reason i'm here today, that shell never exploded. >> reporter: from the moment that plane touched down on the island, these survivors are receiving the praise they richly deserves. the oldest is ray chavez, who the a 104 still works out twice a week. >> reporter: when you're 109, maybe you'll go to the 80th
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>> reporter: dedication 0 country that has not faded with time. the survivors will attend a special ceremony taking place later this morning and a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m. local time when the performing started sunday morning in 1941. later this month, japan's prime minister will be visiting pearl harbor. that's making a lot of news here. it is the first time japan's sitting leader has visited here tamron. >> thank you so much. seeing the survivors including mr. chavez, it goes to your heart. >> important they get to tell your story. >> and we get to hear it from them. >> roker. >> let's show you what we have going on around the rest of the country today. that arctic chill we're talking about. windy conditions around the pacific northwest and light snow, northern new england, gorgeous weather in the gulf
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next 30 seconds. good morning. epic sunrise this morning. the cloud cover beginning to break up now and we'll be drying out here the rest of the day ahead. temperatures this afternoon should be making it into the low 50s and tomorrow, upper 40s. windy and cold on friday.
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back to you. >> thank you. today marks 75 years since the attack on pearl harbor. you can look for the various ceremonies happening today in the nbc washington app. he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. that's why we're hiring 10,000 members of the
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male vo: comcast. 7:30 on a wednesday morning, the 7th day of december, 2016. just 48 short hours from right now we will be gearing up for a great concert on the plaza. grammy winning pharrell williams takes over rockefeller plaza plaza on friday morning. get here early. it will be cold but fun. >> it will be cold but he will heat it up for us. a look at today's headlines. investigators are focusing on the possible source of the deadly warehouse fire in oakland, california and looking for a source and say a refrigerator or other appliance may have sparked the blaze.
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starts in the murder trial of dylann roof accused of killing nine people at an african-american church. they asked for a delay of the trial and the judge refused that request. a man carrying a gas can and matches near the rockefeller plaza christmas tree. the man became combative when approached and he was mak rhys threats but didn't set anything on fire. nancy gibbs is "time's" editor-in-chief. good morning. reveal, 2, 3, 1, but let's start out with how difficult it was to pick this person. >> this year it may have been more straightforward.
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the needle and affected events the most. that was not really what the process was about. >> let's count down, you've done groups in the past, whistle-blowers, other groups. this year another group. >> the hackers looking to deleg mize an american election. putin has shown in the past a willingness to weaponize >> at number 2, the pick of our online viewers in a poll. this is your number 2. it is? >> our number 2 is hillary clinton, who by winning the nomination and popular vote came closer than any woman ever has to win the white house and in the process the opportunities and obstacles women face in the public square. >> that leads us to time's
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we leave you to do the honors. "time's "person of the year is donald trump. >> why other than the obvious? >> when have we seen someone violate the norms and beaten not one but two parties in an election he entered with 100-1 odds against him. i don't think we have ever seen one person operaing in such an unconventional w year. >> so dominaing the news cycle. is this the sixth or seventh time you put him on the cover this year? >> at least the sixth or seventh, including when his campaign was in tremendous trouble. the beginning of the year he emerged out of the pre-primary process far more dominant than any expected. >> on the cover you have the president of the divided states of america.
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influence on events better or worse. i've never seen so much agreement on who had the most influence whether it was for better or worse. >> do you take a stand whether it was better or worse for the magazine? >> the voters took their stand and continue to argue about it and continue going forward. normally we come out of an election with some willingness to move on, even in 2000, george w. bush was person of the year after a very hard fought and bitter end to an election. we find ourselves in a particularly unusual place as a country this year in the way this election unfolded. >> thank you. we should mention "time's" person of the year will be on newsstands. >> we are joined now by "time's "person of the year, donald trump. good morning. >> good morning. >> last year when they did not choose you and chose angela
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never pick me as "time's "person of the year. how do you feel? >> it's been a great honor. i've been lucky enough to be on the cover many times this year an last year. i consider this a very very great honor. >> i'm interested to hear you say that. as nancy gibb has said this year and in the past, the magazine has always been willing to say it was a person who influenced events for better or for worst, you see this not some kind of condemnation. >> as an example when you say divided states of america, i didn't divide them. they're divided now. there's a lot of division. we're going to put it back together and have a country that's veryha healed and build up our economic force and
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of the year, a tremendous honor. >> you are in a transition and you made a lot of news and that general mattis is your secretary of defense. still secretary of defense, probably the most important in any administration. how close are you to making that call? >> i think we're close. next week will be the time i announce it. i have big announcements coing up today and tomorrow. we've been met with really very i think that general mattis is going to be terrific, absolutely terrific. a little bit outside the box. he's a tough cookie, we need a tough cookie. he's smart and brilliant actually. as a tactician, he's brilliant and i look forward to these results, very high quality man. i flew with him last night to north carolina where we introduced him in front of a tremendous crowd. i'll tell you, the crowd loves
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reported you're considering for that position. mitt romney, rudy guiliani, david petraeus, bob corker and ambassador -- have you now crossed any of those names off that list? >> i think i have in my own mind, i don't want to say which ones. a great great gentleman, the boss over at exxon, and, you know, he'sui with great style. >> let me go back to mitt romney. is he still under consideration? >> yes, he is. >> does he have a chance to become secretary of state? >> yes, he does. i've spoken to him a lot. we've come a long way together. we've had tremendous difficulty together and now i think we've come a long way. the answer is, yes, he does. this isn't about some case of stringing him along as revenge being a dish best served cold for the comments he made during
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it's about what's good for the country. i'm able to put this stuff behind us. i hit him very hard also, which is very nice that the press doesn't cover that. i'm very happy about that actually. ? you picked a fight 24 hours ago with boeing about the new air force one project and the cost you cited at$4 billion. i think boeing is doing a little bit of a now, i read that as you think boeing is taking advantage of the american taxpayer, any proof of that? >> i think the planes are too expensive. i spoke to a head of boeing yesterday, and i think we're going work to it out. that's what we're here for. i will negotiate prices. planes are too expensive. we will get the prices down. if we don't get them down we won't order them and stay with what we head. >> you mentioned the head of
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comments about boeing -- by the way shortly after you made those comments the market value dropped about a billion dollars rebounding later in the day. your comments about boeing came a short while after the article came out where the ceo of boeing was critical of your trade policies. was this in the end about the price of those planes or was this about the retribution? >> only about the planes because didn't see an article where he was critical about my trade policies. my trade by the way, we're lowering taxes in this country, getting rid of 90% jobs maybe 85% of regulations safe tooling business. boeing will be a tremendous beneficiary of that and maybe even mostly regulations. people are more happy about the regulations even though we're massively cutting taxes for businesses. >> after you criticized boeing the washington headline said corporations are unnerved in this country.
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what happens is they're so unnerved that the stock market is at an all time record since i've been elected and since i won the nomination, number one, we did well and after i won the election you see what happened in the history of our country there's never been an up this big after an election. i don't know how somebody says people are unnerved. it's just the opposite. frankly, i think we're going to go up. we have tremendous room, i believe in free trade, but i don't believe in stupid trade and stupid trade is when our companies all move out of our country, fire their workers and then come back in, matt, and sell their product back in with no retribution. i'm saying very simply, if they want to fire their workers, move to mexico or some other country and sell their product into their country they will be paying a tax. >> your transition team made
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announced, i want to get your take on this, you sold all of your stock holdings and you did it back in june. is it true and we are we just hearing about this now? >> i've never been a big person for the stock market frankly. over the years i bought stock and bought them when they were low. i saw what was going on with interest rates so low it almost seemed it was very easy to predict what would happen. >> why did you sell all your holdings in june? >> because i felt that i was very much going to be winning and i think i would have a tremendous -- a really conflict of interest owning all these different companies. >> why not announce it back in june when you were under fire for a lack of financial transparency. >> i let everybody know. i was never a big stock holder but i bought a lot of different stocks and i had a lot of stocks before then, too. i sold them. i don't think it's appropriate for me to be owning stocks when i'm making deals for this country that maybe will affect one company positively and one
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>> speaking of things appropriate, shortly after winning the election, you gave an interview and you talked about your use of twitter. you said you would be much more restrained as the president because you seem to understand that perhaps having fights on twitter would not be appropriate for the president. i have not seen you backing off fights on twitter. in the time since you were elected you targeted the cast of "hamilton," times," boeing, is this something you're having a difficult time breaking? >> no, i am restrained and i talk about important things and china and we talked about their devalation and their building this massive military fortress in the middle of the south china sea they're not supposed to be doing and other things. frankly, it's a modern day form of communication -- >> even when you're picking fights with it. >> between facebook and twitter
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communication. i get it out much faster than a press release. i get it out much more honestly than dealing with dishonest reporters because so many reporters are dishonest. >> on that subject but on a lighter note, can we agree, president-elect trump, that at this stage it would be better for you to simply stop watching "snl" opposed to watching it and then complaining about it? >> i hosted "snl" when it was a good show. it's not a good show anym me. there's nothing funny about it. the skits are terrible. >> why do you keep watching it. >> i like alec but his imitation of me is mean-spirited and not good. i like him as an actor and i don't think his imitation of me gets me at all and meant to be very mean-spirited very biased and i don't like it. >> you can't bring yourself to stop watching it? >> frankly, the way the show is going now and you look at the
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on? it's a terrible show. >> i think it will do okay. let me end where we started, "time" magazine, it has your picture and then subline, president of the divided states of merge. i referenced that a little while ago. what would you have put instead of divided? >> i think divided is snarky. i'm not president yet. i didn't do anything to divide. i to know president obama. i really like him. we have -- i think, i can say for myself, i can't speak for him, but we have a really good chemistry together, we talk, he loves the country. he wants to do right by the country and for the country. i will tell you we obviously very much disagree on certain policies and certain things, but, you know, i really liked him as a person and -- >> i was fascinated to read in
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obama about some of your possible appointments -- >> i do. >> and people you will surround yourself in the white house. can you mention who you would consider appointing? >> i don't think that would be fair to him but i have asked him what he thinks of this one and that one. i asked him what he thinks are the biggest problems of the country, what are some of the greatest assets going forward. we have a very good dialogue. i must tell you, ier him before this, i really, i do like him. i love getting his ideas. i may differ in many cases i differ very greatly in many cases. >> in one of those cases you went to him with a specific person you had in mind for an appointment, did you go with his recommendation? >> i would say that, yes, i take his recommendations very seriously and there are some people that i will be appointing and in one case have appointed
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>> president-elect donald trump, "time" magazine's person of the year. congratulations. >> thank you very much, matt. >> thank you and we'll be back with more after these messages. m . hashtag "stuffy nose." hashtag "no sleep." i got it. hashtag "mouthbreather." yep. we've got a mouthbreather. well, just put on a breathe right strip and ... to 38% more than cold medicine alone. so you can breathe ... and sleep. shut your mouth and say goodnight mouthbreathers. ght. this tuesday through saturday at kohl's
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7:56 is your time now on this wednesday december 6th, 2016. good morning. i'm eun yang. it's december 7th, sorry about that. >> the eastbound left lane is the only lane getting by at this crash and you cannot get southbound on 270, you have to go to 85 and head s and get on there. still have this problem, 27 shut down at 80, police on the scene there. big look at the beltway, still slow, top of the beltway and inner loop top of the woodrow bridge, a crash on the right side, new problem eastside, toll road after the centerville road
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, stolen in seconds. the handheld device thieves are using to steel your car. >> reporter: the car is locked and i hold this up it opens right up. >> what you need to protect yourself. "0 christmas tree," the lopsided try to steal holiday cheer. a star-studded morning. >> are you a spy? >> am i what? >> i said, are you a russian spy? >> no, sir, i'm not russian.
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his new movie. model chrissy teigen is here to shake things up in the kitchen with comfort food you'll crave in 2007, dez -- december 7, 2016. >> good morning, atlanta, georgia. >> hello to texas from the plaza! >> we came all the way from tampa, florida, to visit the "today" w. merry christmas, y'all! ?? ?? >> shout-out to bonita springs, florida! >> happy holidays from the "today" show! >> good morning again, everyone. welcome back to the day on a wednesday morning. we're in the middle of the first week of savannah's maternity leave. when vale was born she sent me a
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>> as an example you say divided states of america, i didn't divide them. they're divided now, a lot of division. we will put it back together and have a country very well held and have a great economic force and build up our military and safety and we will do a lot of great things. >> the president-elect also told us he expects to name his nominee for secretary of state sometime next week. breaking news this morning, a past crashed this morning. a plane bound for islamabad from the northern town of chitral lost tact with the control tower while en route. rescue teams are on their way to the scene of the crash. coming up, we will have an update and good news on my "today's" original project raising money for a desering school. >> new warning an car theft.
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8:09. good time to trend on a wednesday morning. you know sometimes in a public place or airport or restaurant you think you see a celebrity, you're positive that person sitting over there is a celebrity. maybe they're not. buzzfeed has photos of people who didn't realize they were not actually poing with famous people. these girls did not take a photo of ed shearing, although it's a look alike. >> a good one. >> this guy did not m hogan. >> that- >> look at his arms. >> all right. >> he may look like drake at first glance. >> he does. >> but it's not drake. how about this one? president george w. bush is not in that photo. >> who is? >> and finally, this one is not even close. someone's dad thought he was poing with tina fey.
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looks exactly like jeff rossen, a ringer, i thought it was jeff. i know jeff. >> big celebrity. >> welcome, jeff. >> let's move on. i know you guys have been wondering, what will the trendy food we're consuing in 2017. whole food released its predictions what it thinks will dominate store sales next year. they have roots in medicine, apple cider, vinegar and medicinal mushrooms. >> al has been drinking that tonic for years. >> ginger and stevia. >> it's like fermented. >> that was one i moved away after they exploded a couple times. >> next on our list, anything and everything coconut will
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ittias, coconut oil. good for everything. >> good on your skin. >> it is. rub it on your belly. >> make a salad dressing. >> last one, purple foods. if it's purple, we'll be eating it in 2017 including purple cauliflower, roker introduced me, purple sweet potatoes and purples a spare gas. does purple change the taste of antioxidants and looks pretty. >> i agree. >> would we all agree this year's rockefeller christmas tree is a beauty? gorgeous. >> the city of montreal said it would outdo our tree this year getting one even taller. fair to say they fell short. 70 feet tall. and just look at it. a little on the thin side. >> don't you think in canada
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doesn't have a peak or point you can put a nice ornament on. >> you think it's on purpose. >> this is kind of an artsy neighborhood. i think they did this on purpose. >> i think they thought, what is a tree we can actually get through the door. >> the mail slot. >> her we go, boys, all right! >> dylan, how about some "popstart"? >> let's do it. tonight is the night we've all been waiting for, nbc's is just hours away. it promises to be our biggest live musical yet. the show features some of the biggest names in music and bring brought to life by a crew of 1200 people. we have a video message from star, derek hough after last night's run through. >> hi, guys. derek hough here. we have a great team here.
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amazing. we can't wait to show to it you guys. [ cheers and applause ]. >> we'll see you soon! >> it's at 8:007 central tonight on nbc. >> you said your favorite one was -- >> musical. >> were we not talking about live musicals? >> my favorite musical. >> your reaction was -- >> my fault. i didn't mean to wake you. my fault. planet? >> where were you just then? >> she went to a happy place. >> what was the question? >> your favorite live musical nbc has put on? >> so far, i love "the "sound of music."" >> they will actually have a live audience for this missing in the others. >> there wasn't a live audience before? >> no. when ever they finish the musical numbers -- >> that's right.
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movie. >> i can't take the pressure. >> it's the little naps that are the best, separate -- isn't it? >> you can go back to sleep after this. >> wow, motherhood is mellowing dylan. >> one week to maternity left, she's not kidding around. >> okay. ready. next up, series where he is bulking up. ellen challenged milo to recreate the scene with her. just hang on. >> really? >> here we go, ready, set? >> oh, my god. >> oh, wow! >> you want me to keep going? >> sure. >> sure.
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>> you've got to help me. >> holy-moly. >> wow. >> now, never before seen video of beyonce that proves she was a superstar even at the age of 10. it shows queen bee performing in her band. the video was thought to be lost for 20 years. now being auctioned off by ted owen and company with an expected price tag up to million. >>$8 million? >> we left something out. tamron hall was on tv yesterday morning on her msnbc show on dr. oz and nightly. >> quickly, what's her favorite? >> dr. oz! >> now to something serious, "rossen reports" warning about
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very easy way to steal your car. national investigative correspondent, jeff rossen, here to show us, good morning. >> hey, guys, good morning to you. talk about bad timing, we're all out holiday shopping right now, leaving our cars in big mall parking lots. when you walk your doors and set the alarm you walk away thinking it's pretty safe. experts have just uncovered a new device that could give criminals access to your car in seds they don't even have to break a window. this morning, we're showing you how it works and how to protect yourself. brazen criminals caught on camera breaking into cars across the country using some gadget, a mystery device that lets them right in. in california, this suspect using it to break in, stealing an expensive bike. and in seattle, another suspect holding his backpack close to the car door and, boom, he's in. "rossen reports" first exposed
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police were baffled. >> this is bad in the sense that we're stumped. >> you're stumped? . we are stumped. we don't know what this technology is. >> now, officials say they may have solved the mystery. this device that can fit in a small bag could be what thieves are using. how does it work? we're about to show you how this works, with roger morris of the national insurance crime bureau, you think this could be the answer to everything? >> certainly could be a factor before. >> this is a 2-person job because the device comes in two different piece, your piece and my piece. my producer will play the victim, basically any one of you who park at a mall parking lot, any big parking lot. here's what happens. you and i play the suspects and come over here and we're in a parking lot talking amongst ourselves, nothing suspicious. meanwhile, you park your car and here's what happened. >> getting out of my car, locking my door like i normally
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>> what she doesn't see, our suspect trails behind her with a device in hand cloing the signal of her car's key fob in just seconds. >> i have the green light, a signal from the faub and i'm backing off. >> his device automatically sent a signal to my smaller device. this is basically the keys to the car. remember, the door is completely locked. when i hold this up to the door, look, i open the door right up. that's not all. with this device, i just started the car, now, your car, driving away within seconds all because of this little device. terrifying how fast this is. wow. it's not just this car, our experts using the device on car after car, breaking into even starting 17 different makes and models. the alliance of automobile manufacturers telling nbc news protecting vehicle access and
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multiple fronts to address security and enhance it. >> it's pretty scary. >> it is scary. technology has been driing it for years and now thieves are using technology to drive it back up again. >> what can we do? >> park in a crowded area so it lessens the chance. if you see somebody suspicious around, have second thoughts and maybe alert police. >> experts say there are likely several versions of this device floating around right now. technology even exist? our expert bought it from a company in europe. the company says it is meant to be used as a tool to test how vulnerable cars might be and won't sell it to any. officials worry clever criminals will find way and guys like lee already have. >> roker, check the weather. >> that's what agency happening happening
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country. >> we will get the sunshine breaking out, afternoon highs in the low 50s. tomorrow, a lot of clouds around in the upper 40s and windy and cold on friday. weather alert day, wind chills may just be in the 20s throughout the day, temperatures only reaching upper 30s in the afternoon. cold start to saturday morning. saturday, sunshine, cold lighter wind. rain likely monday. increasing clouds. all right, >> thank you. we have an update on our ongoing series, "today's original." >> i team up with chinola about the paper we're happy is back in stock and profits going to a school academy. we may live in a digital age but something nice about receiving a handwritten thank you note.
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>> the students' assignment, write to someone they're grateful to have in their life. >> i thank you for having a roof over my head, clothes on my body and food on the table. thanks for discipliing me because i know you're doing it because you love me. >> life lesson in gratitude, taking the time to write it down. >> dear uncle kevin, i'm thankful for you because you serve for the usa. everyday you place your life at risk, thank you, uncle kevin, i love you. >> dear dad, when you saved m was outstanding, i can't thank you enough and i'm proud to call you my father. >> what sparked the assignment. the detroit edison academy wanted to thank me after hearing the profits from my "today original" would benefit the school. >> the response was why can't we snapchat or instagram or why can't we put a video on youtube for him. >> i still like to write old-fashioned thank you notes
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pieces of paper to thank them. >> i had to explain to them liking matt and these handwritten notes and how special it was. they found that amazing. >> amazing is a great word to describe these children. accordinging to the school 100% of students who graduate get accepted to colleges around the country. over 90% of them enroll. >> when i look at children learning math or improing in writing skills, i'm thinking of that could be the next person for detroit. we deliver quality education. it's so critical because every family in detroit can't say that. every school in detroit can't say that. >> i worked with chinola to create my "today's" original. all the profits from my journals, watches, passport holders and thank you notes will provide learning and development opportunities for students here. these opportunities extend
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dual enrollment scholarships that enable the students to earn college across before they graduate from high school. >> many of those children are first time college goers in their entire family and they need full scholarships to be able to attend college. this opportunity is immense. >> hi, guys. >> i traveled to the detroit edison public school academy to meet the students there. >> what a great pleasure to see you >> we are elated matt lauer is doing this for us. >> we brought three to shinola, to show them the finished products benefitting their school. >> here are some of matt lauer's favorite products, the grey and blue. >> do we get any of this? >> you absolutely do. you want to get these monograms?
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>> awe! >> it's so cool! >> isn't it? >> great working with you guys. >> such impressive young people. so far, we have raised nearly $38,000 for the students of the detroit edison public school academy. we hope to raise even more now that shinola is back in stock with these products. to find out how to buy them head to today.com. next week, natalie will be here just ahead we're filling studio 1a with superstars, kevin costner, chrissy teigen -- after
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8:26 is your time this wednesday, december 7th. i'm eun yang. we want to check in on your morning commute with melissa mollet. >> eastbound 70 and 270 have by, the crash is on the shoulder and now able to get on 270. southbound 27 still shut down because of an early crash. sounds like we may have policy and wires down caution delay. broken truck in the center lane cauing slowdowns, the beltway pretty normal, heading inbound is slow. >> thank you. we'll take a break now and check your forecast when we come back.
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a lot of clouds around, windy and cold friday. might get rain on monday. the "today" show resumes after
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?? we're back now. 8:30 on this wednesday morning. it's the 7th day of december, 2016. will you take a look at that. rita ora sering as our "today" show elf this morning part of our holiday toy drive. isn't that nice? >> yeah! >> by the way, she's the new host of the new season of america's next top model.
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most fashionable. >> yes, she is. >> oscar winner, kevin costner, is here. he will talk about the remarkable true story behind his brand new movie. >> what does it take to raise an olympic champion? we love this girl, missy franklin. you may be surprised what went into that. we have her mom and dad. they're always together, those three. >> an interesting new book. >> and supermodel, chrissy cooking to studio 1a. we cannot wait to try it. >> on tuesday, we kicked off our cloting sale for charity with the real real. get this, every single piece sold out in less than three hours. we raised $18,129 and every single dollar will go to every mother counts a charity that promotes pregnancy and childbirth for women worldwide. >> congratulations.
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you what we have, look at that arctic chill coming in, the snow moves in tomorrow. plenty of sunshine into the atlantic states, windy conditions and wet in northern and central california, snow in the pacific northwest. right on into tomorrow. more lake effect snow in the midwest. plenty of sunshine in the mid-atlantic states into the east. it will start getting the country. here's what's happening in or neck of the woods. >> good morning. that arctic air is coming in friday and the weekend and highs reaching in the low 50s and tomorrow, 30s in the morning, afternoon highs, upper 40s. a lot of clouds around, windy cold friday on the way and wind chill s only in the 20s and highs in the 30s and lighter winds on saturday with sunshine
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40s. rain likely monday. get that weather any time you need at the weather channel on cable. #awkwardsign. where are you from? >> my husband actually came up with this. >> he's a very understanding man. man. very nice. all right. matt, tamron. >> all >> thank you. oscar winner, kevin costner, stars in the new movie, of three women that change the cour kevin plays the leader of the group who soon realizes he needs the help of a woman named kathryn johnson to get his men into space. >> does she handle analytic geometry. >> yes, and she speaks. >> yes, sir, i do. >> which one? >> both. geometry is speaking.
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algorithm, yes, sir, i prefer it over eukridian coordinator. >> kevin costner is with us. good morning. good to see you. every time i look at a project you selected, i think, he has such a core as it relates to purpose and meaning. that theme means something, you don't just sign off. please tell me i'm right as you're reading this script. >> movies can be a lot of know, international movie you kill some people. there are chances to make movies that kind of stay with you the rest of your life. as i've gone through my life there are movies done at their very best become about moments you never ever forget. i look for that. they've got to stand for something more than just an opening weekend. they have to stand for a
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figures" have that today, i thought. >> interesting the name "hidden figures" because these women seem to be hidden from us and the history books, based on real people who changed the world and most of us have never heard of them. >> right. that's the purpose movies and television can serve. people get lost in the pages of history. certainly these women did and there's a moment in our film when john glenn won't go, get me girl? what girl? the smart girl, not the african-american woman, give me the smart one. that was katherine. those are the kind of moments that give you tingles. >> these are real women who changed the course of the world. your character was fictionlized? >> they couldn't get the rights to mine so it was made up out of about three people. when i first was approached with the movie i wasn't sure -- i thought the movie was great.
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it. i don't understand this character. he's kind of here and there and all this stuff. finally they admitted it was the reason that is, is because we based it on three people. why don't we even this out and try to find a way to support this story and these three women. that's what we did. >> tell me behind the scenes, you worked with octavius spencer before. there you are with jhenelle and you don't know how to break the ice. this is perfect. we have that -- we have that relationship. it's a special one. it was good to see them all work and taraji certainly has a role of a lifetime. >> she does in this. a lot of math and technical things. how did that hit home for you? >> it doesn't hit home for me. i'm still like doing these chin
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>> that's the chin boogie when you don't understand? >> yes. mostly, you learn a long time ago just to be quiet and everybody will think you actually know what's happening. math has always been a real problem for me. >> oh, no, i started on that. >> no, you did not. >> i did. >> the dress-out acted it. don't worry. >> this movie is funny. it will be out in select theaters nationwide on january 6th. just head, missy franklin and her fantastic parents on what it takes to raise a
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of another heart attack. or dying from one. it worked better than plavix. >>don't stop taking brilinta without talking to your doctor since stopping it too soon increases your risk of clots in your stent, heart attack, stroke, and even death. brilinta may cause bruising or bleeding more easily, or serious, sometimes fatal bleeding. don't take brilinta if you have bleeding, like stomach ulcers, a history of bleeding in the brain, or severe liver problems. tell your doctor about bleeding, new or unexpected shortness of breath, any planned surgery, and all medicines you take. i'm doing all i can. that includes brilinta. if you can't afford your medication, astra zeneca may be able to help. this is going to be fun, 8:39, missy franklin is a six time olympic medalist, five of those gold highlighted by a dominant performance in london
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total medals. missy's rise to the top was less than typical. she writs about it in her book. she is here with her mom and dad. so nice to see you guys again. it's been too long. something made me smile. early in this book i was reading, she started swimming early. >> you said in the beginning the only reason you want to swim was not to compete or beat anybody, it just made y that's still the reason why i swim. i love to be in the water, you know when you get all pruy after being in the water for hours, that was my entire childhood. >> as a parent, it's such a gift to have a child who just wants to have fun and be happy, not there going, i didn't win and go fast, that makes it's easier for you. >> absolutely. she loves it and we love to supporter. >> do you think it made you happy because you were beating
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it was just being in the water, always felt like home to me, an element i feel so natural in and so myself. >> parents get a bum rap a lot with youth sports these days, that they drive their kids too hard and get too involved in their young sports careers. you talk about, dick, in the book, a difference between motivaing your child and enabling your child. will you explain that for parents at home? >> yeah, absolutely, thanks, matt. motivaing can be assertive. can be maybe taking your child somewhere they don't want to go. enabing is looking for the lights to go on. we saw missy in this pool, we saw the lights go on and we both together said, whatever we can do to enable that love and that passion, we're going to do. there's a difference. >> as parents of a great athlete, you deal with the highs
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them deal with disappointment? >> what we did was just be there and listen. let missy lead the way. there were numerous times there were talks and numerous times we would just listen. i think that's what she appreciated the most. >> you dealt with disappointment. london was a high point in your career, you killed it. i know rio was a disappointment to you. so when you came out of rio, how >> in a lot of different ways. i had the most incredible support, which i was so grateful for. it was a lot of reflecting on the experience because i didn't want to look at it and say, this is something that hurts, it's painful to look back on so i will ignore it. i wanted to look at it as an opportunity to grow as a swimmer and more importantly as a person. i've been trying to use that experience to look back and say, what can i learn from this and how can i move forward? >> you talk about it in a
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with you this summer and you were trying to rehabilitate that relationship. >> i thought that was relatable. >> it is, absolutely. so where does the rehabilitation stand right now? >> it's awesome right now. i'm in an incredible training environment i love so much. with incredible guys that it's been a blast so far. right now, my main goal is to fall in love with the sport again and to, you know, keep that -- i guess rekindle the fire in the relationship, it's worth sticking with that for. >> you also say there should be a six month moratorium on a journalist asking an olympian about the next olympic games after the previous olympic games. >> at least six months. >> can i get in under the 4 month deadline, will you be in tokyo? >> yes, just for you, matt. i would love to be, i would love to be. like i was saying, every day i'm trying to enjoy this journey. >> we've enjoyed going on that
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favorite olympic families? again, the book is relentless spirit. up next, rita ora, on filling in tyra banks' shoes and latest style trends.
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we are back at we're back at 8:46, eight years under supermodel tyra banks, this lady is back. rita ora, sippinger songwriter, entrepreneur, singer. good morning. >> good to see you? here we go. new season new year, 23rd season. >> by the way, that intro was pretty hard to beat. >> i believe it. what is this like for you?
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experiences i've ever had. being obsessed with fashion and having the chance to find the next superstar is so exciting. it's like having the power of i don't know you have the hand that can change someone's life. speaking to tyra and having the advice, i was on that hotline, what do you think? what do we do? >> what did you ask her? i said, is it normal to fall for these girls, all of them and get emotionally attached to them in es some are giing faith, showing great experience. >> way want to be -- they want to be the next top model. >> i've never seen such competition. they're dead serious. >> you always seem to be so happy, i can't imagine you giving tough love, the tough part on the end. >> sometimes it has to happen. we have a great panel and they have their roles, some more
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and drew elliott, stylist to the stars. is there a hierarchy who is the truth teller and the hugger? >> i'm more of the mediator i would like to say. i think the panel might disagree. ashley tells it like it is. we come from definitive backgrounds. ashley comes from a background of being a proud woman and confidence and i embrace the brand of being a businesswoman and having something to do and competition. it puts them into looking like a superstar. >> i'm happy you brought up your brand, i want to brag on you. you created 15 collections with adidas, you have your own makeup line, starting campaigns for several top designers, a new lingerie line, i'll be looking for that. a new album and movie out called "50 shades," you're only 26. >> only 26. >> do you sleep?
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probably don't have a social life at all. >> are you where you pictured your life at 26? >> no. the way i work i wake up and look and go. i don't think, you know. >> you don't think. >> a bit like you guys. >> i wish. that's the goal. i can't let you go without getting fashion advice. it's like 30 below zero and we both have open toe shoes on, cl >> sneakers or stilettos. >> stiletto, sneakers sometimes. >> fringe or fur? >> fringe. >> fringe? >> only because you know, you want to respect the fur. >> faux fur. >> you can do whatever you want. >> culottes or overalls? i might judge, i might judge. >> i love overalls, they remind me of being young and going to school and no worrying about your life or anything?
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what's her name again. this is redemption because i'm looking at your face, i think i know the answer, a bold eye or a lip. >> right now an eye but usually i'm a big red lip person. >> you have the most perfect red shades. i see you on the red carpet you bring it in. red is hard. >> mini or maxi. we're not talking about the car. >> maxi for me. i feel like the more that's hidden the more you can play with. >> that's very sequin or satin. >> satin. >> satin, why? >> satin is more glamorous and night time, more mysterious. >> matte or velvet? >> velvet. >> all black or all color? >> this is odd, all black. >> matt's plaid jacket or al's plaid jacket or neither. >> matt. i don't know. i don't know, i can't answer that. look, who would wear that?
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it's a draw. you can catch the season premier of america's next top model next monday. up next, another styish woman we love, chrissy teigen here to do a little cooking in the kitchen. this is "today" on nbc. that's a lot of cooking.
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successful model and tv host. did you know her first love is food. a cookbook with craings your family will love. >> good morning. >> you are a foody. >> i am a foody. these are my favorite recipe, my drunken noodles. usually they're a hangover. we actually put alcohol in these noodles. >> where did you find time to write a cookbook. you home. >> that's me, in the picture. she's at a fun age right now. >> this is one of my favorite things, spicy chili paste. there is a whole shot of whiskey, brown sugar, garlic, soy sauce, making a delicious hodgepodge. i love the new dog by the way. >> you like charlie?
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>> you do this in phases, the sauces first and eggs and chicken. >> everything is very fast, not that this is thai in any way. >> you said if i do it at home -- >> 20 minutes. >> making scrambled eggs. >> making scrambled eggs, pretty easy to do on a hangover morning, sunday morning. >> a lot of this stuff is in your fridge. >> exacy. >> i use dark meat personally, whatever you have on hand. i'm a dark meat eater. you seem healthy. >> i like dark meat. >> i'll gets the airmatics going. scallions. when you start to smell it, that's when you know it's ready and really takes over the house. >> what did i say to you the first second you walk in. you can really smell this dish.
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>> is the order here crucial? save the eggs for last or chicken for last? >> no rhyme or reason for this recipe, why it's my hangover. >> we have people downstairs. >> are you eating. this is amazing. >> smells good and tastes perfect. >> i feel bad for you guys to have to eat this early everyday. >> we love it! >> noontime somewhere. is that you put the noodles in and chicken in. can i put this in? >> toss it up there. new baby has taken it out of me. put all this in here. >> is she eating real food yet? >> we're trying to do the stuff babies tend to not love like green beans and broccoli before she tries anything great like bananas. you know how hard it was not to give her mashed potatoes over thanksgiving. killing me. we toss all this here. i'm jealous, they're already eating down there.
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will try. yours are done. >> the whiskey only kind of cooked off. >> just remind you folks, this book is great, called "cravings." and we're going to eat some more in a second. thank you. >> thank you for having me. i want to play with your doggy. >> coming up, hollywood gift ideas for the personal touch for the women in your life. pay attention to me. you're not in my life but you're a woman. >> that became awkward. this is a "news4 today" newsbreak. >> 8:56 is your time wednesday december 7th, 2016. i'm eun yang. we will check with melissa mollet and first 4 traffic. good morning. >> good morning. this fatal crash eastbound at 2 friend and 70 is now clear and all lanes open. the same thing at 27 and 80.
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bw at 50, crash blocking the right lane. 66 overall is okay on 95. northbound at prince william parkway crash on the left shoulder. >> thanks. we will take a quick break and
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good morning. cloudy, still cold, hovering thib low 40s, sun breaking out in low 50s. highs in the upper 40s. windy, wind chills only in the 20s on friday. very cold day saturday, afternoon highs upper 30s, lighter winds, lots of sun, increasing sunday and likely on monday. >> thank you, tom. get the latest news and weather any time in the washington nbc
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this morning on "today's take," the top viral videos of the year, you won't believe who is number one. why the royal family has everyone doing a double-take today. the ultimate gift guide for everyone on coming up right now. from nbc news, this is "today's take," live on rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. a wednesday morning, december 7th, 2016. we're all joining together. we have cookies on the table because yesterday we talk about a christmas cookie challenge. >> you randomly mentioned a christmas cookie challenge.
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and i agreed to go to your home and cook in your house. i'm going to stay. no, i'm really going. >> i heard from our producers i heard earlier tamron might be able to go? >> we'll try and make it happen. >> i've been told, pending my schedule -- >> i want to say, depending on your schedule, we don't want to disappoint people. >> okay. or we will bring somebody to new york. we will bring them to you, e >> i prefer to be coied up- >> you don't have to clean up the house. >> i feature being at your house with the blanket on the sofa, maybe have a couple of kids, watch football, what i pictured. a this sounds like a weekend. >> in your home. >> send us your favorite holiday cookies, however, dylan fist in although she's not eligible. >> i'm competing although i know
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these cookies, it wasn't thanksgiving or christmas without these cookies, i warn you they have that licorice flavor, not your favorite. the best dunked in coffee. i don't know if they're just delicious because to me it's comfort. >> actually the anisis is almost neg glibl. this is good. >> not a very sweet cookie, it's not the holidays without this cookie in my life. >> i love the frosting. >> the commission is on. so you know, you have to go to our facebook page to share your recipe. this is strong. very strong. >> it's royal icing. >> what's that mean? >> the kind of iing it's made. we have a picture of the royal
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decked out in ugly christmas sweaters. >> that's madam tussaud. >> look at kate's face. >> >> they're taking the mannequin challenge. >> wait a minute now! >> they agreed to this. madame tussaud asked them could they do this? it's in honor of the annual save the children's christmas jumper day on december 16th. they're asking people to donate. >> what is a christmas jumper? >> kind of sweater, british for sweater. >> is that dog real? >> everybody else is fake but they've got a live dog. >> i've never seen a wax dog. have y'all seen one? >> i don't think he's wax. he's got hair.
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>> yeah. >> if you go to -- notice, harry's hair isn't made out of wax, it's hair. >> it looks like a stuffed animal, not like a real live stuffed dog. >> i understand now! >> suddenly, it took an ugly turn. >> i just saw the dog. >> you can donate to the children's charity at madam to so's we'll put on our website. >> these cookies are good. >> i like that they hold up. i like it. i like it. i didn't want to rush to to taint the cookie pool. >> taint the cookie pool. a little algae in this cookie pool. >> i want this to be a puist experience. i want to love your cookies. >> when i make a batch of these i will eat one or two or three every single morning. >> like a biscuit. >> it doesn't have that crunch. even when i was little this was the time i was allowed to drink coffee and my dad would let me
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the coffee. >> i like it for the consistency. i'm more of texture. >> on the edges it is crispy. >> that's what i like. >> a trivia question for you. according to "forbes" magazine what is the highest grossing hollywood movie of all time? >> the answer is "home alone" it says it right there. >> play along. play along. you are absolutely correct. >> i would "christmas vacation." >> maybe that's the most quotable, chevy chase. >> "home alone." now you con own a keepsake from the film, "your very own "home alone" bobblehead. and kevin. mccauley calkin.
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>> a random time to bring out bobbleheads for "home alone." >> it's christmas. >> i guess it's not that random. >> and john mcclain from "diehard." >> i had my dog moment and you wondered why "home alone" is relevant. >> we work too much. >> her body is thinking for two. >> i am not fiing on all cylinders lately. >> the battle of the bobbleheads. ll >> sadly, we do. al starts with his bobblehead collection. >> i have two mr. ts. you have to have a backup mr. t. >> in case somebody steals it. >> somebody stole mo. i have the backup and i have the maytag repairman. >> how is that? >> i know him. a friend of mine. i've got me.
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ever hosted "nightly news" two years ago, yosef gave me daryl from "walking dead" to give me confidence. i was nervous and it's never been out of the box and not going to take it out of the box. >> you're trying to ignore your own -- >> who do you think this is? >> bill clinton. >> just a guess. >> bill clintonit >> mary matlin? >> that is me. >> tamron hall. >> you're cringing. >> that is the least of the problems. that's me. the earrings are right. they actually even -- this is how kind the folks were who made this. >> you look like natalie with a tan. >> natalie with a tan. >> that doesn't look anything like you.
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different. >> not happening. >> they gave me a change of outfits. >> by the way- >> you know what your dress remind me of -- >> go ahead. >> you look like the snapchat ghost. >> you know, snapchat. >> i look like the snapchat ghost. coming up, which big star has been named encontain of the year. we will reveal who it is. it may surprise some of you. if the prompter rolls up, i'll know. i don't know who it is. if the prompter rolls up i will. then you'll love this. incredible protection in a pad this thin. i didn't think it would work, but it does. it's called always discreet watch this. this super absorbent core turns liquid to gel, for incredible protection that's surprisingly thin.
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nope. >> beyonce? >> i thought it was beyonce. >> ryan reynolds. >> oh! >> is that why his photo is bigger than everyone else? i didn't want to guess it because i felt it was very obvious. >> it had a lot to do with "deadpool." >> the greatest superhero movie of all time. >> life changing, seeing "deadpool" and the movie "sausages party." >> you were greatest highest rated highest grossing -- i shouldn't talk. my brain is -- >> kind of like watching tamron going back and forth. what? what? >> can't get the words out. >> second highest grossing r-rated movie of all time. >> what's number 1? >> i don't know. >> what is it? >> "passion of the crate." >> oh. we didn't see that one.
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beautiful daughters, blake lively, his wife, they were hanging out with taylor swift back when she was daing that guy. they're in the loop. >> i'm telling you. that movie -- >> that guy. i will stay in my pop culture lane, that movie, i love it. >> you guys make christmas cards? >> i do sometimes. i go back and forth. i want to do one this year if i ever get my christmas tree delivered. >> i -- >> really? you have such a tool there. the baby. you have how many more weeks? >> one more week. >> your husband is a photographer. you have a bump there for like -- >> i feel like we could have done late thanksgiving. >> you look kind of cute if you have your belly exposed and put a santa beard on him and a hat.
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>> i was thinking of a nativity scene and leave the manger empty, not saying i'm giing birth to jesus. >> one can hope. >> we will get tweets now. it was a joke! it was a joke! the standard christmas cards replace by the -- >> what is it? >> like selfies or candid rolling his eyes at his sister. how about the family on the beach? everything pretty good right until the frisbee comes in. >> that's great. did he get hit in the head? >> yeah. oh. >> and adam miller's granddad upset when the christmas tree falls over. >> did he have on pants? this is before this whole craze.
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of our producers. he heard a crash. >> adam is the one that knocked it over. >> he's looking at the tree and has no pants on. a that's why everybody loves coming to see grandpa at christmas. >> the best part is happy chanuka. >> it's not a christmas tree, a hanukkah bush. >> we're going to take our christmas cards -- >> this is our official one? >> our official one. >> i was ready for this. >> i'll be here. >> we want to go this way. >> i'll do like this. >> here we go. >> i can't move that well. >> old on. >> i can't see. >> i will take it. i will grab the baby with one hand. one-handed delivery. >> i won't go there.
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okay. >> wait. one more. >> okay. i think we might do a -- hold on. so they can see it. >> let's do it. i'll jump at the count of three. >> 1, 2, 3, i'll jump. >> 1, 2, 3! >> what happened? see how that turned out. you're a little blurry. >> that's okay, the live. >> why don't you tweet us your funniest holiday card you like with the #"today's take"? >> sorry for our humor. >> that's right. a check of your weather. >> it's dylan's idea to do the birthing, by the way, don't send me tweets. it was her idea. >> we have snow making its way through the mid-section of the country. not a big storm coming on for sure but the colder air is coming.
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single digits, temperatures in the 70s and 80s in southern florida. you can see the arctic chill across the great lakes, more rain and snow moving into the pacific northwest and northern california. that's what's going on around the country. good morning. temperatures now in the low mid-atlantic 40s, reagan national up to 45 degrees. later today climbing up to 50 degrees or so with sunshine and weather alert friday, windy and cold, highs 30s, wind chill in the 20s and light wind on saturday. still very cold. sunday, increasing clouds in the low 40s and could get rain monday and into next week, the coldest air of the season maybe even a dusting of light snow wednesday. >> that's amazing. the birthing of dylan's baby, this picture is my christmas card for life. >> that's your latest weather.
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so just just a few more weeks until we ring in 2017. time to look back at the world in viral videos, some of the top trending videos >> good to see you. >> i remember watching this video and i busted a gut watching this thing, it was the perfect sibling prank and i wish i could pull this. >> this is brother convining sister of zombie apocalypse. you have two brothers and a sister just gone through dental surgery and she's in the middle of a zombie apocalypse.
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this will be what we're living off of? which one? >> it was great. >> they got the cat involved. >> that's right. this one has been watched over 20 million times. >> this one, dream travel accommodations. think, everybody. >> the $21,000 first class airplane feet. this is one of egypt's most popular creators, has a experiences, got upgraded to first class on the atlantic flight. showing what happened to him. over 4 million people subscribe to his channel alone. >> it was all about the challenge video. we love those. >> huge year for challenge video, running man challenge, water bottle flip challenge. one of the big ones from dude perfect. this is the water bottle flip
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they're the masters of trick shots. >> they've been doing this since 2009, they have 14 million people subscribe to their channel and the epic of all the water flip videos this year. >> did you see mine? >> this is it. i made it. that was the aftermath. >> that's a big part of it, the amp, right? >> somebody we love around here, she's amazing, her video. let's play it and tell me why it viral. it. ? i now >> saved by the rules ?? >> where was this? >> this is from "america's got talent." britain's got talent in the years past, the first year "america's got talent" made the list. grace herself has built this huge following with thousands of subscribers on her own music
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so excited for this. >> top trending video 2016. >> let's take a look. ? hello i'm in california dreaming of who we used to be ? ? it's no secret that we're running out of time ?? >> that >> we're all obsessed with that song. how many views did this get? >> over 135 million views. >> carpal karaoke had huge view, over a billion views this year. >> a good year for "late night show" s in general. >> the a. of time people spent watching "late night show"s was over a billion views this year. >> thank you for watching.
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don't this is a "news4 today" newsbreak. >> good morning. it's 9:26 on this wednesday december 7th. i'm aaron gil kris. this morning a hospital employee accused of sexually assaulting a patient is denying the allegatio allegations. saying he sexually assaulted a woman at the medical center southeast. he told news4 he did not sexually assault any and his attorney told him not to say anything else. this morning police are searching for the person who shot and killed terry crutchfield inside a home on olive street yesterday. police are offering a $25,000 reward for information. a look at your forecast when we
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good morning. a little sunshine. we will have some sun highs reaching low 50s. windy and cold on friday, a weather alert day.
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winds, increasing cloud sunday and could get some rain monday. that's the way it looks. >> thank you. get the latest news and weather any time on the nbc news
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we are back now with the ultimate gift guide for all the women in your life with unique experiences and gifts to help them relax. we will kick this off with the trend expert. good morning. so nice to have you here. picked out some amazing unique personalized items. so i want to let you walk us through with a unique way to personalize jewelry. >> exactly. there are unique ways to personalize. this is emily jane designs. she can transfer your children's handwriting or fingerprint on the jewelry. >> that's as personalized as it gets.
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shop rebecca tolleson. another way to customize your jewelry, with a special date. rebecca made one in the middle for your december birthstone for your baby. >> amazing. >> just saying how i feel right now receiving it, it is a wonderful gift to give because it is so personalized. >> these are >> wonderful. we need something to put the jewelry in. >> exactly. this is sugar and chic shop. this is a great option for your girl squad. you are able to get the exact same present for your bffs but customizing it with their name. >> and great for weddings, too. >> i think al would probably recognize this beautiful
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she is customizing from start to finish, what outfit you would like to have and hair color. if you don't want a portrait, she can do these customized magnet bases. >> real quick, because we're running out of time, i love these wood personalized pictures. >> this is by wood life print. you send them the picture and customized messaing and do it on the beautiful slab of wood, great for modern family portr >> instead of material presents, why not give someone an unforgettable experience? we will show you a list. great to see you. this is awesome. >> the fist one is cooking classes. >> i love this, one of the best gifts i ever received in my life was a cooking class. >> really? >> i loved it. >> everybody wants to feel more comfortable in the kitchen and
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they start at $59. >> i love it and teach mess how to shop which i didn't know how to do. >> everybody wants clarity in their life. why not get the woman in your life a psychic reading or taro card. even ans a stroll ger. a company could nine cloud your chart read. >> this is $95. >> $95. >> it's for a specific type of person. i am that type but -- this is crazy. >> a lot of women want to be adventurers. check this out. helmet and goggles! there are classes for three hours. you can learn to be a stunt woman, jump out of the building, have all sorts of crazy
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lot of money, for $80, two people can go skydiving. check this out. i know you're a fashionista girl. this company will allow you to custom make a handbag. you can choose all the materials, choose the colors. if you order it, you get this fabulous gift card and watch this bag being made. >> fantastic. let's send it to al. >> thanks so much. everybody repeat after ummmm, all about relaxation from our contributor. what do you have here? >> these are meditation pillows from the styish meditation maiden. they cushion your bottom so you can meditate in peace we will all need after the holidays, especially with my family. talking about cozy pajamas, everyone loves them. under $50. they have luxurious breathable fabric, you won't want to take
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in your life. >> and then put your head down on your pillow. >> you do. you want to be rejuvenating. these are sleep pillows and you don't want bed head and have a monogram and personalize. >> mini stay vacation in box. >> from the gift giver to the stars, a face mask and body scrub to bring tranquility into the home. we have these made with japanese tea and help de-stress eye, only eight bucks, great stocking stuff. >> a bath salt shop? >> this is a shot without the hangover the next day. drop this in your bathtub. look, it starts to suds. these are made with essential oils. my fun shot from my college days, kama kazi shot!
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>> you're just not sure if they're for real or not. i mean, i believe there are some authentically gifted people very intuitive and otherwise and i believe there are some scam artists. >> in this show you have psychics and con artists. it's very very thin line between the two of them. why do you think we're so >> i think people have strong opinions about psychics and healing. people are such believers and some aren't. i think there's a real fear behind it, too, the non-believers are, no, that freaks me out, i have zero interest. and then there are people who naturally gravitate to, you know, belieing that there's something more than we can see, which i definitely believe. >> have you ever had a reading or anything?
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i did. you know what i love is a goo astrology reading based on science, old old science. there's something confidenting about that. >> were you surprised this is a world that hasn't been delved into before? >> 100%. that's part of the intrigue when i first read the pilot, you know, all the characters are so left of center and fascinating. this whole world, i was shocked it hasn't been really, special especially i'm sure it's the same in new york at every corner you see these psychic shops, how are these people in business? >> of course, we also know you as sloane in "entourage." do you think there will be a sequel to the film? >> i wish. i don't think so. i know. it's sad. i miss my boys so much.
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i would jump at it. >> awe. >> by the way, a little psychic told me that today's your birthday! >> saturday. >> saturday is your birthday! >> we have a gift for you. >> oh, my god. >> happy birthday! >> you guys! look at that. >> we hope you like chocolate. >> i love chocolate. >> al worked on this flower all night for you. put his heart and soul in that thing. >> thank you. >> what are you doing on saturday? >> i'm having a dance party. hip-hop '90s r&b. >> that's awesome. >> nice! >> thank you so much.
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today. that's what a psychic told me. and that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening around your neck of the woods. >> good morning. we have rays of sunshine from washington. the tower camera getting breaks in the cloud cover. temperatures in the mid-40s and later today we're climbing into the low 50s by mid afternoon with increasing sunshine and friday, a weather alert day, wind chill only in the 20s, cold on saturday and lighter winds, necessary necessary -- increasing clouds sunday. >> she didn't want to mess up her manicure. >> just grab a hunk. there you go! >> it's frozen cake. wow. >> it's cardboard. >> that's your latest weather. up next, two chefs battling
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celery seized and pantry staple. >> why celery seized? >> i like that classic slaw flavor. you add it in here and give it a nice toss. these are really fresh ingredients. we have the pears, brussel sprouts with the mayonnaise dressing and that's going to be so perfect with this chicken schnitzel we're making. >> schnitzel. >> love the schnitzel. >> mixed eggs with cayenne >> a little spice. >> this will be so good with the salad. >> is that panco? >> yes. you can also use bred zells or plain bread crumbs. >> because these are boneless chicken breasts, they will cook up really quickly. >> quickly. a quick slaw and schnitzel, under 20 books, that's the challenge. >> who doesn't like a quick schnitzel.
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taco. >> i went full vegetarian with this. if you do seasonal veggies, a great way to save money once or twice a week. >> i'm putting in smokey spices, cumin, chili powder. what's great about the smokey spices they have that meaty flavor, super satisfying even if you're not having meat. with those veggies, and >> olive oil. >> put them in the oven, roasted, creamy delicious. >> you're using goat cheese. >> goat cheese, yeah. you can use cream cheese, part of my challenge here. i'm also adding lime zest and lime juice. use all the good stuff. you're saving money. you want to get as much flavor as possible out of your ingredients. a little dry cumin and mix that
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our 23rd annual toy drive is going strong. with us is ave von representative, amy with her adorable boys, leo, lucas and james. good morning. >> good morning. thanks for having us here. >> tell us about your donation. >> absolutely. avon is always happy to give back to the community. on behalf of all ave von represents and associates in north america, i'm proud to let you know we're donat $450,000, with some wonderful toys part of our full line of collection of items for everyone in this family. >> you started selling avon as a hobby. now, you're a leader with a team of 500 people. >> yes. >> some of my people are here with me. look at this "frozen." the sweetest thing i've ever seen. >> you can donate on our website. >> we are back with our local news and weather with kathie
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9:57 is your time now on this wednesday december 7th, 2016. good morning. i'm eun yang. police in gaithersburg are searching for the person who tried to kidnap a student on her way to school. this happened monday morning near the cider mill apartments. the team said the man approached her, told her to shut-up and tried to pull a black bag over her head. she scream and he took off. police have not released a description of the suspect.
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good morning. >> good morning. getting sunshine breaking out now and temperatures in the 40s and later today with increasing sun ought to make to it the low 50s and low clouds in the upper 40s. windy and cold friday and weather alert friday, and still a cold day, 20s in the morning and afternoon highs in the upper 30s. sunday, increasing clouds in the low 40s. could get rain on monday. after that, cold next week, could get a dust >> thank you. coming up, the latest on the d.c. chancellor nominee's visit
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