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crash chs. dramatic new video of that plane crash in mexico from inside and outside showing the passengers'a frantic scmble to survive and escape the burning wreckage. this morning new details on thee stigation and the actions of the crew that saved everybody on board. ready to talk? president trump reportedly eager to sit down with robert mueller as the special counsel outlines new ground rules for a potential interview. also why did the presidenton his own attorney general to end the investigation right now? we'rlive at the white house. forgotten no more.
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ani vernight ceremony in haw as the remains of 55 american soldiers killed in the korean war are finally returned to the u.s. more than six decades later. >> today begins a new season of hope for the families of our in missg fallen. those stories plus today texclusive an nfl player prime of his career announces hs etiring. the reason? fear of more concussions.iv he's le in studio 1 a. man hunt. police identify a suspect and a chilling motive in the brazen murder of a popular houston ctor. >> it appears this may be a 20-year-old grudge this man held. and benched famed ohio state football coach urban myer on leave amid allegatio he may have known aboutomestic abuse allegations againstne of his assistants and did nothing about it. what he's saying today, thursday, august 2nd nd.
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2018. from nbc news this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotbe l from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaz t nk you for joining us this morning. i love a country concert in the heartwnf midto manhattan on thursday. >> i do too. i was just saying i love asd thur concert. let's start the weekend eay. these folks are ready. keith urbane will the stage in just a few. we can't wait. >> we can't. top story, chilling new video of e so-called miracle in mexico. 65 americans were on that flight when it crashed shortly after takeoff. all of them -- everybody on board was able to survive. kerry sanders is in mexico with us for thelatest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, hodai als here say this morning 22 people remain hospitalized, but theact that most of those are with minor injuries and
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remarkably tha all 103 people on board survived this crash is nothing short of a miracle. this morning dramatic new video from flight 2431 outside the runway barely visible. inside as the plane violently slams into the groundef the lt engine bursting io flames. passengers terrified. >> and the airplane hit the ground and we began to bounce go. it was like we were in a box and somebody was shaking us. >> reporter: ashley garcia two took this video tweeted nothing cancribe how i felt in that moment. the crew members being prized for how theyandled the emergency. >> the emergency protocols worked very well. >> reporter: is that a surprise? everybody trains - but >> in the reality, it's very different. it's a miracle we don't have
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anyone dead. >> reporter: 15 americans were with a fkher to m a milestone for the illinois pastor. >> we all decided to go and celebrate my birthday. my 50th birthday. >> reporter: father sanchez speaking from his hospil bed escaped with a broken arm and lacerations. >> i have to have a metal titanium plate put on my arm. >> reporter: the flight was taking off from duran go in northwest mexico as a powerful storm blew through witheavy rain, high winds, and hail. as the plane headed down the nway picking up speed, aviation experts say it may have be hit by microburst, a heavy downdraft. is it possible the air pushing down forced the plane t crash? >> it's a possibility. boxesorter: the two black have been recovered and are being analyzed. pastor parsa who took this heart
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stopping video says he's o be alive. >> sometimes we take our life forte grand, and i'm so glad that i'm hap and alive. >> yesterday we spoke to one of the passengers who helped a lot ple get off that plane, helped them to safety. i bet there are a lot ofos h in that group.or >> rter: absolutely. a real group effort. several passengers made their way to the cockpit before it waf ed in flames. the pilot was trapped there. he has serious neck and back injuries but they got him out and this morning docto say they believe he will fully recover. truly an amazing result here. a plane crashes and all 103al people away. >> only a miracle. thank you. now to fast-movingde lopments in the russia investigation just overnight including negotiations for a possible sit-down interview between the president and the special counse robert mueller. and meantime the president on twitter is telling the attorney
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general jeff sessions to end the investigation. nbc national correspondent peter alexander at the white house for us this morning. >> reporter: good morning. robert mueller sending a letter to the president's legal team tuesday offering to limit the questions in order to nail down a presidential interview. that's according to people briefed on ee matter. resident apparently not satisfied, though. the next morningff teeing on twitter, again, breaking boundaries followed b past presidents pressuring the nation's top law enforcement official to shutdown an active investigation. president trump ignoring questions after his clearest call yet end the russia inquiry. >> sir, are you ordering the mueller invesgation to be shut down? >> reporter: unloading on a twitte tirade insisting jeff sessions should stop this rigged witch hunt right now. the press tweet storm coming after he learnedro about bert mueller's latest offer for an interview. mr. trump's lawyer, rudy giulianielling nbc news the special counsel's team is willing to narrow the range to
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two main topicol areas,sion and obstruction, or as rudy giuliani puts it, prepresidency or post presidency. according to new york times the president is eager to meet with mueller's investigars to clear himself of wrong doing despite opposition by his own legal team, three people briefed on the matter sthe president believes he can convince investigators theirnquiry is a witch hunt. democrats arguing the president's tweets at sessions have crossed a legal line. >> there is now, right now, a clearly credible case of obstruction of justice against if president of the united states. >> reporter: even some republicans warning president to pull back. >> the president's tweet is unfortunate. i think it's inappropriate for him to comment on a ongoin investigation. >> reporter: the white house is brushing it off insisting president trump was only expressing his personal view. order. not an it's the president's opinion. the president is not obstructing. he's fighting back. >> reporter: that argument
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echoed by mr. trump's lawyer, rudy giuliani. >> he used the word should, not must. i didn't direct him to do it, and he's not going to direct him to do it. >> reporter: also directing this public challenge to mueller. >> put up or shut up. >> reporter: a source close to mr. trumpent saying is constantly bashing sessions in private for recusing himself fr russia inquiry. that he simply can't get sessions out of his mind. legal experts say there's virtually no chance sessions would reverse course and take back the recusal. >> on another subject, kind of related,oraul man on trial. day three. can you give us a recap? >> repter: that's right. mueller's prosecutors so far zeroing in on manafort's lavish lifestyle. some of the evidence, a $15,000 ostricket and more than $18,000 python coat. prosecutors indicating tha they expect to wrap up their case by nextweek.
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president trump, his aies tell me watching some of the coverage on wednesday, again, lashing o at mueller complaining the tax fraud trialad nothing to do with him that the charges are unrelated to the 2016 election. the president tweeting why didn't the government tell me that he, manafort, was under investigation? slamming this, ca savannah, as a hoax. t>> okay. petenk you. also this morning a man hunt underway in houston for the now identified suspect in the murder of a cardiologist who once treatedme for president george h.w. bush. tammy lightener joins us with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good mornnog. police now who killed the doctor. thean who lives in the house behind me, and police, the question this morning is where is he? police say this was a targeted killing by a man who held a grud a. this morni man hunt is on for a man who is considereddangd
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suicidal. this morning a man hunt underway. houston police zeroing in on joseph james ayppis who they is armed and dangerous. >> we believe that this absolutely is the killer. police say he targeted the doctor and killed him in broad daylight nearly two weeks ago. possibly seeking >> the suspect's mother was a patient of the doctor and die ring surgery over 20 years ago. >> reporter: police suggest the 62-year-ol combined that grudge with preparation. >> there was a lot of the shots he took took some skill. >> reporter: an autopsy shows the doctor was shot in the heads and left arm. the case broke and aft people recognized the new surveillance video. previo s videohows the doctor biking to work in his scrubs
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being pursued by the suspect, also on a bike and wearing a hat and backpack. >> it's hard to believe. >> reporter: neighbors of the suspect prescridescribe him as guy to took care of his yard. >> i see him mowing his lawn. >> you don't expect you neighbor to be a murder. >> reporter: police say pappas hasn't been seenn up to two days and the last time anyone eard from him was on tuesday morning when he sent a suicidal textmessage. authorities searched his home. >> this man is dangerous. this man is capable. we know he had firearms. >> reporter: hou connect was a prominent cardiologist. he treated george h.w. bush for an irregular heart beat in 2000. >> i don't think his life is in danger in any way. >> he's an expert in cardiology. >> reporter: hdreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the doctor over the weekend who they remember as a healer,
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committed to compassion and service. >> he was a great guy. dn't have an enemy in the world. >> tammy, they're trying to learn morebout the suspect and one of the pieces of the puzzle is he has a background in law enforcement? >> reporter: that's right. we confirm this morning that joseph james pappas held an armed law enforcement job for more than 30 years, we've learned. >> all right. tammy, thank you. now to an emotional ceremony in hawaii overnight. the remains of u.s. service members from the korean war now back on american soil. keir simmons has been following this. what a ceremony. >> yein. im being one of those families. you haven't had news for 70 years. dithese are the unknown ss from a war that the american families who lost loved ones have never forgotten and are hoping their loved onesill be unknown no more.
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>> reporter: a solemn ceremony.5 flag graped caskets on u.s. soil after 70 years. the remains returni with ful military honors. each one accompanied by military. the containers gently placed on risers as emotional onlookers wept and saluted the fallen. >> some have called the korean war the forgotten war. but today we prohese heros were never forgotten. today our boys are coming home. >> reporter: in a series of tweets president trump calling it a beautiful ceremony and thking north korean leader kim jong-un for keeping his promise, sending home our great and beloved missing fallen. >> they were also husbands, faths, brothers and neighbors.
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long gun but never lost to the memory of their loved es. soon we will know their names. and we will tell their stories of courage. >> reporter: nearly 8,000 u.s. service membersre still listed as unaccounted for from the korean war. today some of them are fally back home. >> today as a nation we breathe a wor of thanks for your service and sacrifice. and we say to you as one people with one voice, welcome home. >> in hawaii they will examine ntal records anddna. it will take months or perhaps years. there are all those political questiss about wha happening in north korea, about their nuclear capabilityi eel like this was a moment to put politics aside and think about the personal stories of the families. >> some resolution, i hope.
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thank you. we have a lot more to get to including bomb shell allegations rocking the world of college football. one of the highest paid coaches, urban myer, place on paid administrativeeave as the university investigates what he ows about a domestic abuse scandal involving one of his tot asts. >> good morning. that assistant coach was fired in july. no smith' former wife says she believes myier was aware of then violence and dhing about it. the school removing the coach just weeks before theta srt of the college football season. one of the mosted sto storied fl programs, on wednesday the ohio state university placing urban meyer on paid administrative leave.
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possibility he knew about accusations odm esing violence against his assistant coach and did not report them. nbc news has not verified the texts. coaches are required to report knowledge of intimate violence under title ix. >> in he violated the contracts, i think they'll have no other option but to smiss him as head coach. >> the story reported by a college footbl writer offers evidence about police reports dating back to 2015 in ohio in 2009 in florida. among that evidence, text f messagesm zach smith's ex-wife to myier's wife pleading for help. she said she told the coach's wife about thee.ab >> in 2015 i came forward with it. i told shelly. i sent her some pictures. i spoke to her on the phone. she was going to have to tell urban. i said fine. you know? you should tell urban. >> did she ever come back to you
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and tell you that she did tell urba >> she did not. she did not. w shld reach out to me, ask me how i'm doing, tell me she was worried, that if i needed anything she was there. asked me if i had gotten a protective order. >> college football fans reacting to the news. >> this goes beyond sports. it's not just about football. it's about doing what's ri rt. orter: the coach issued a statement that reads in part. i agree that being on leave t durings inquiry with facilitate it compleon. i eagerly look forward to the resolution of this matter. he also addressed it last week after the firing of the coach. >> i was never told about anything. i never had a conversation about i k nothing about it. it. >> reporter: all these people have all this information, yet, urban meyey somehow doesn't know about this? i find that impossible to believe. >> reporter: smith's lawyer said
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in a statement zach smith wants honest transparent and as possible but it's not going to be done todayhrough the media. he said even though he advisedl hist to be about the domestic violence charges with his boss, he did not tell the coach. >> reporter: we reached out to all the parties involved in the allegaons but we did not hear back. the university did, however, release a statement saying it would n excellent on the smith situation calling it a personnel matter. you can see the full interview with kourtney smith on watchstadium.com. this is a first chance for the w first chance to get the weather from al, good morning. >> good morning, guys, and thank you for getting your first weather from us. wet looking at more weather from the florida panhandle, all the way up to the northeast. rightow flash flood watches and warnings. 34 million people at risk for those. this is a slow-moving system. stationary front that's eventually going to wash out, as will the cold front, so we won't
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get the snap of cooler air. but we're looking at a flood threat continuin i today,nto tomorrow, but the good news is, the risk gets lower as we get into the weekend, but rainfallo s in the northeast still continue to reach anywhere from two three inches per hour, but the big numbers are going to pile up as we get down to the south, fllm virginiahe way down to the panhandle of florida, we're talking two to four inches, but some areas could see six to eight inches of morain by toow. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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good morning, i'm storm tea4 eteorologist chuck bell. it's a cloudy and humid start to your thursday. notuch rain just yet, few sprinkles in southern maryland. steadier rain in west virginia for now rainhances will increase with time today. flash flood watches have been extended through today and tonight into early friday morning. rain chance todaytands at 70%. 80% chance of rain and storms , tomorrnd then rain ending in the first half of your saturday. est weather. >> all right. al, thank you. coming up the boyfriend of a missing university of iowa studen breaks his silence. what he and police are now saying abouthe mysterious disappearance. >> and then would you give up a career that paid you more than a half million dollars? just ahead, an exclusive live interview with the nfl player retiring at just 24 years old. we'll tellou why. but first, this is "today" on
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so fill it with things that make it say, this is me. pier 1. this is abc4 today news break. >> 7:26 is your time now on thit thursday, aug 2nd, 2018, good morning to you, i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. an overnight fire destroyed al's country kitchen. the fire quickly spread tother businesses. three people were inside the building there, they all made it out okay. one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion. the cause of the fire is under investigation. waiting to learn more about the officer-involved shooting in prince george's county. an unidentified officer sheent killed an armed murder suspect in a crowded strip mall yesterday. look for updates in the nbc4 app. let's check onour commuteith
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jack taylor in your first 4 traffic. how's it looking, jack? >> good morning, ys as you were referencing in the breaking news, closure between pratt and water street until further notice as the investigation and cleanup continue. gainesville, 29 northbound under 66, earlier crash has now cleared. new trouble north on the baltimore washington parkway before 198, a downed tree in the roadway blocks the left lane of two, causing some unusual slowdowns. back to you. >> jack, thank you. >> check on yourorecast is up next. mo
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gooing, everybody. cloudy and humid outside this morning. temperatures in th m low to 70s to get your thursday going. it's going to be a very hot and humid day. afternoon highs in the mid to upp upper 80s.70 chance of rain and
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thunderstorms. flash flood threat is high today and tomorrow,se as are t rain chances. >> chuck, thank you. another update in 25 minutes. >> for now, back to the "today" show aftershort break. have a great day.
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so> 7:30 now. there's a good rean that crowd is so big and happy. keithurban, the king of counvey, takingr our concert stage for the entire 8:30 hour. we're so excited we just lost focus. >> yes. and it's rare we have a thursday concert, but this is special. and we're happy that he is here. we're going to begin a check of the headlines for this half hour. the state department says now there were 65 americans on the arrow mexico jet liner that crashed a burned. all 103 people on board came out alive. some still in the hospital. dramatic new videorom inside the plane recorded the sight and sounds of the chaos as it came down rough thweather.
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e flight crew is being praised for the way theed h the emergency. investigators are going through the debris for clues on what caused the crash. >> there a so many wildfires out west that australia is sendsing firefighters to help. the latest fire broke out on wednesday through northern oregon. it crossed a major highway and is threatening homes. mandatory evacuation orders have issued air tankers will be back in the sky hoping to give ground crews a boost. the national firepa pdness level is now at 5. that's the highest and most severe tvel. >> coast guard says a duck boat that sankear branson, missouri was operating when the wind speed was twice the allowable level. it killed 17 people. witnesses said the lake appeared calm when the boat first headed out but the storm was in the forecast. the ntsb reports the wind speed hit mor 70 miles per hour.
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the coast guard says the boat wasn't supposed to be on wae r even if the winds topped 30 miles per hour or if the waves were higher than two feet. and check thist. an explosion caught on camera that damaged an apartment but happily the family inside was able to escape check this out. they were sitting in a room where an electric scooter was being recharged. this happened in beijing. smoke starts to seep out of the charger and then when a man tries to unplugt the smoke gets really heavy. he picks up his young daughter, rruns out of thm and seconds later the scooter explodes. the fire was put o before it could spread to other apartments. officials say the scoot had been plugged in more about seven hours. new infortionn the desperate search for a university of iowa student middling now for more than twos we we are hearing from her boyfriend for the very first time.s nbc'lake mccoy is in brooklyn, iowa with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. that boyfriend is significant.
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he's the last person to hear from her befe she disappeared. we're learning of a possible mollie sighting late last week in missouri giving the family hope she still alive. >> she's sweet, kind, extremely lovable. reporter: 20-year-old dalton jack describing molly tibbetts, his girlfriend to vanished without a grace two weeks ago. >> initially it was shock. it gets harder day by day's because she still not here. you miss her more than t anythi world. >> reporter: overnight hundreds gathering for the missing iowa student. her family believes she rurned the house and used the computer. investigators remain tight lipped on the time line of her disappearance. do you believe she disappeared
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on the run or after? >> that's a detail i'm not going to discuss today.or >> repr: nbc confirming police responded to a possible siting of her at a truck stop in western missouri late lastweek. it's unclear if it resulted in leads. as the search for mollie intensifies, investigators hope data fm her fit bit might help clues. >> we're looking at all technology and looking to generate leads based on that technology. >> reporter: investigators do not consider mollie's boyfriend a suspect. he was working 100 miles away in dubuque. jack says he hasn't heard from her since that night when she sent him a snap chatag me >> i opened it and fell asleep. >> reporter: jack holdipe out for her safe return. >> the only thing that comes to your head n when you'r knowing all the facts is something bad happened. i personally don't want to believethat. even if that might be the
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reality, i don't want to think about that. >> and there is another news conference scheduled.e anything you expecting to hear from officials? >> reporter: well, i'm told we can expect to hear from the mother today at n thes conference later this morning. she'll issue a brief statement. and a source with crime stoppers of central iowa says the big news out of the prenc confe later today will be a massive jump in the reward. they're still tallying up the final tmber. they s new reward will be at least 138 -- $148,000. up from $2000 a few days ago. let's go over >> let's go over to al with another check of the weather. hey, al. >> hey, we continue toave the fire danger out west, conditions especially in idaho dry.il 30 per hour winds and there are over 107 fires burning out west. three of the biggest, of cour, in california. the carr, mendocino, and ferguson fires.
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ry weather will continue at least, though, temperatures are starting to cool down. summer heat continues for much of the west and central plains. seattle today will only be 69 conclusion after spending the week near 90 or better. redding 101. l.a. 88.10 phoenix but as we see the jet stream dip to thesouth, cooling in portland. temperatures starting to moderate in northern california and seeing the heat from denver, grand canyon, all the way into fresno. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. it is a cloudy start to aye warm and humid outside, and rain chances remain very high today. just a few sprinkles over the central parts of the bay. more rain in the mountains of west virginia. moves towardsra the d.c. metro area, so flash flood watches are issued through the day and tonight. rainfall amounts could be one to two inches today, so watch out
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for high orast rising water. mid to upper 80s today and tomorrow. and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you. coming up the controversy surrounding a new netflix series that some people want cancelled befo it's released. and then dou e thelove. identical twin brothers set to marry identical twin sisters this weekend.th happy couples are going to join us live. would you wear clothing ttrt ks your moves and how often you wear it, would you? >> i don't think so. i wear the same dresses over and over. >> we don't move all that much. ki> first, the 24-year-old nfl player w away from the game. we'll talk to him exclusively this morning abouthy he decided to retire in the prime of his career and the answer may of his career and the answer may surp
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surprising the football world calling it quits after onlwo years in the pros. announcing his retirement on initter s in part, recent concerns about concussions and the health bf myrain have led me to step away from the game. perry a linebacker with the chargers, colts and mostce ntly the sea hawks was drafted in 2016 of ohio state where he won a national championship in 2014, ading the school's elite 124 tackles that year. a seemingly bright future, now eclipsed by a dark shadow. six documented concussions, leading to his retirement from the g he loves and these heart felt words. the last thing i want to do is put the health of my brain and my future well being in jeopardy over a game and a paycheck. perry will now devote more te to charity work including autism research and awareness, a cause
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close to his heart because ofng his yer brother. >> my y bngerther has a disability but he's never let anybody tell him now. >> a courageous young man with a bright past now heading into a new future. >> well, an nfl spokesperson told us the league is committed to driving progress and in the provengs and treatment of head injuries. we respect any player's decision when to retire. it's a personal decision and every player goes through his own process. josh joins us. >> good morning. >> how hard was this decision? i mean, you're a flooootball player. it's the stuff of dreams. >> it is. e decision is hard because of the time that was investedound how much love the game. i've been playing football since i was nine. i love the gamefo of ball. that made the decision tough. walking away from such a long journey in my life, transition is tough. but t hard part was getting over that. the easy part was understanding
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that my health and my well being is more impor nt than just playing the game. >> and talking about your brain health, i think some people see what they think is a concussion, they expect to see two players banging but that's a misconception. you got your sixth, and it didn't look like that bad of a >> that was the thing that was most alarming to me. how pedestrian of a play it was. pl was a run of a mill type of football . that was the time i had to take and consider okay, what's the next step? that's more important -- what's more important for my future? you've had six concussions. when you had the experiences, whatid you thin did you worry then about your health? did you think gosh, what a i going long-term? >> you worry a little bit. i think the hardest thing is there's so much gray area in thr re. but at the same time you understand the risk when you go out there, and you understand from a yng age that football is a violent sport. so you get your mind aroundee tt and going. >> it something guys your age talk about? >>here's bee more conversation recently.
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i think a lot of guys tend to understand the risk about it.lk you can't go into football having any reservations. y >> have so much to you. you're devoted to your brother. he as asperger's. it's an autism type disordi. now you've done so much for him. you said one of the best things about thi is you g to see him more. >> yes. my family is really important. i've got two great parents and two great brothers and my younger brother is especially special to me because of all the adversityige's had to through. i'm excited about the opportunity to be able to work in that arena aswell. >> kind of big picture, do you think the nfl is doing enough when it comes to concussions and ct sne. >> -- cte? >> i think the hardest part is the research is a little fuzzy. i think we d a great job in terms of the protocol for the nfl. coaches aren't pressuring players to get back.
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players feel tir own pressure for their teamma-- to be there teammates. i think we're getting better and better. >> you gave up a big salary. >> yes. >> that's not easy to do. >> no, it's not. >> but you have big dreams. >> i do. >> what are they? >> i have joshua perry family foundation. we want t inspire our youth. i want to keep doing work through my charity to help out young people. i'm starting my real estate prelicensing classes on saturday so i can transation into and then i have a couple of offers to do sports television and sports radio as well. >> we were going to suggest it, because joshua -- >> there's a spot for you, for sure. >> absolutely. thank you so much.re >> i aate it. >> keep in touch. let us know how it goes. he's about to hit the books. >> love it. coming up the backlash against a new show heading to netflix. why critics are calling for the cancellation as the creator and stars weigh in.
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this is a nbc4 today news break. i 7:56 your time now on this thursday, august 2nd, 2018. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. right now we want to check on your morning commute with jack taylor and your first 4 good morning, jack. >> good morning, eun. we had trouble spot before 198, a tree fell down and blocked the left lane. delays kind of easing back, coming out of greenville. closure around our breaking news. unfortunately,he overnight structure fire in upper marlboro closed near pratt and water street until further notice. fortunately, still have an investigation and cleanup still going. eun, back to you.ou >> thank quick break now, check of the forecast next. stay with us. you know when you're at ross and you're like... hello. ...and then the price is like, helllooo! that's yes for less. find the latest trends and styles
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>> dramatic vid showi the moment the plane in mexico slammed to the ground. it was like we're in a box and somebody is shaking us. >> this morning new details on the heros on board who helped ve lives. we're live in mexico with the latest. plus twinning. no. you are not seeing double. a set of identical twin brothers is suiting up a to marry set of identical twin sisters this weekend. we'll talk to all four of them live ahead of the big day. and urban legend. country superstar keith urban is here for a live summer concert along with a special guest you
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will not want to miss. today, thursday, august 2nd, 2018. celebrating myest friend's 18th birthday. >> my mom's 60th. >> our 35th wedding niversary. ♪ >> here from panama city, orida. >> kansas city, missouri. >> maryland. >> cleveland, ohio to see keith urban. welcome back to "today" on this beautiful thursday morning. nithank you for joi us. you picked a good one to tune in. as we said, in that crowd soon will be keith urban. >> we just went to sound check, and we're swinging like a couple
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of teenage girls. it wassi embarrasng. >> i can't help myself, and neither can you. >> and neither can our crowrb keith going to take that stage in a moment. >> can't wait. it's fun on a thursday. we're going to begin with news at 8:00. investigatorsn mexico are combing through the wreckage of the mexico flight trying to figure out why it went down.sa kerrers has more. good morning. >> reporter: the early indication is that weather played a significant role in this crash, but as you noted, the true miracle here is that all 103 people on board survived. this morning the state department upping the numbers of americans on board areomexico flight officials saying there were now 65 americans on the flight. a significant increase from earlier numbers.
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thre plane's members being prized for how they handled thee emy. >> the emergency protocols work very well. >> reporter: is that a surprise? because everybody trains but in the realityth -- >> i real thing, it's very different. so it's miracle that we don't have any wounded. >> reporter: this dramatic video shows what happened the moment the plane went down. the left engineg burstin into flames. passenters ified. >> fire was coming out of the engine and the airplane was just bouncing and moving. >> reporter: the flight was taking off from durango in mexico as a powerful storm blew through with heavy rain, high nds, and hail. as the plane headed down the runway picking up speed,ti avia experts say it may have en hit by a violent downdowft kn as a microburst. is it possible that a microburst that the air pushing down caused a crash? >> it's a possibility.
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>> reporter: the black boxes are being analyzed. a pastor who took this video says he's grateful to be alive. >> sometimes we take our life for granted. i'm so glad that i'm alive. >> reporter: 22 people remain hospitalized this morning. mostly with minor injuries. doctors say the pilot did suffer some serious neck and back injuries but they believe that he will fully recover. >> prettyincredible kerry, thank you. a man hunt is underway this morning in houston for the man suspected of killing arominent cardiologist there. police have zeroed in on joseph james pappas who they say orchestrated a targeted killing over a possible decade's long grudge against the doctor who once treated formerw. george bush among others was gunned down in broad daylight on theo way work riding his bike.
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pappas's mother was a patient of the doctor and died during the surgery more than 20 years ago.r auies believe the man is still armed and dangerous and possibly suicidal.> he process of identifying the presumed resumed remains o 55 americanm soldiers fe korean war arrives today. mike pence attended an emotional ceremony last night welcoming the flag draped caskets. all accompanied. north korea handed over the boxes 65 years after the co lict. the president praising kim jong-un overnight for committing to his pledge to returnhose remains. an important momt in our history. it is 8:05. you're up to date on the news. let's do the boost. here we go. you may have seen this viral vi it's a chance encounter between two young men at a supermket in baton rouge. now wonderful things are happening for both of them. this story started when jac
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we'reack as we say good morning to jenna. you look fabulous today. there's a new show that has people talking. it's courting controversy before it debuts on netflix. >> the host t of nbc sted on snap chat is here. >> good morning. netflix is no stranger to causing buzz with content that's often aimed aten the trailer alone for an upcoming series has gotten quite the reactioonline and not necessarily a good one. >> i might be skinny on the th outside, but o inside i am still fatty patty. thiis "insatiable" about a high schooler who rapidly loses weight over the summer. she finds popularity in the fall and des to get even with those whoed bulli her. >> i want them to hurt like i hurt.
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>> reporter: but the self-proclaimed coming r ofe story has a lot of peoplebe enragefore even seeing an episode. a petition urging netflix not to release t series h gained hundreds of thousands of signatures. criticizg what they call an outdated narrative that women mu be thin to be popular. the show's gotten heat on social media as well with people agreeing the show, quote, will cause eating disorders and is quality of body shaming. while experts say just watching the show is likely to cau eating codisorders, iuld trigger an kpser bait those who are vulnerable. there's "13 reasons why". >> if you're reasoning to this tape, youthe one of reasons why. >> the show was criticized for the portrayal of teen suicide and linked to a spike in suicide related searches online. and last summe controversy surrounded "to the bone". the movie was about a girl
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battling anorexia and led to petitions demanding netix pull it. but they stuck by both the titles and so far is standing by th"insatiable". creator says the program is a cautionary tale asking people to please give the show a chance. >> it's about good people making bad decisionsn based that hole in them. i figured if i could share that pain in a w that was funny and identifiable, i was hoping people would feel lesson e. debbie ryan defended the show saying she stug haveled with body image >> we all have a fear of being alone or forgotten. i think people willhi sees the same way i did and say i'm not alone. >> reporter: her co-star seen as a vocal leade in the #metoo movement asked people to hold judgment until they can watch the full episodes. >> i promise you this is not a bashing show. this show is about what happens and what happens to you
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psychologically when the bashes happenso you. >> as of now netflix is planning on movin forward and is scheduled to debut the show on august 1h. the creatornd stars have said they believe opinions will change when the epides are released. the trailer alone has create third down much conversation. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> you can see more of savannah sellers on stay tuned on snap chat. >> if you want tonow where sheinelle went, she's in for carson checking out fashion. a little controversial? >> i want to hear what you think about this. a new line of smart clothing called explore tracks people's movement through anue embedded ooth chip that lives in the tag. the chip pairs with an app to collect the timeat and ln a person wears each item. they can play games.
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consumers collect rewards that range from gift certificates to at a fashion show. social media users as you can imagine are weighing in on the smarthing concept. linda says this is way over the top, and unnecessary. gregg writes this isic b stuff. your hoodie does not need to be online. bu another post, i suppose if you always have your phone on your person and it already tracks ymor vements, but might as well have your clothes track you and get rewarded in the process. the makers of the chip confirm it does not reveal identifying option and you have the option to tur off the tag. we reached out to tommy hill for comments. what do you think? >> i think it's >> i've aged out of it. >> i was about to say can you see 26-year-olds doing it? >> maybe they're not going to be talking as much to each other. they're not talking? >> i don't know. it's one of those thinhi. i you're right. most people are saying --
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>> but what if s youratshirt turns up someplace else and you're not wearing it? >> anyone who has ever had a sister knows what it's likehen uff goes walking out of your closet or jenna. >> a or friend. >>et's get to pop-tarts? >> pop-tarts. >> we're having pop-tarts. >> fir up, there's a photo that wasenapped on set of "big little lies" that has a lot of people buzzing. the second season is in productionnd will feature meryl streep playing nicole kidman's character's mother-in-law. as seen in this picture, it looks like reese witherspoon's character has had enough of her. the photo has gone viral. many people sharing it online. one man tweeted i am praying reeseh pelts meryl we ice cream. reese replies and said no need to pray. i got her. no word on when the second
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season is set to premier. a comedian gave a tourhi wle being asked 73 'sestions. here look at a few of her answers. >> do you have any warmup wams or routines? >> yes. i get in the mirror a go baby daddy, child support. child support. i say all the things i don't want really fast to trickhe universe into giving me what i want. >> somebody starts heckling, how eo you respond? >> let show you how i deal with hecklers. i get on. i straight up, i don't come to your job and do that, andhen i destroy their spirit. >> okay, she confirmed a girl's trip two has been talked about and she hopes it happens. that was her great gal role. finally sean diddy combs sat down last night.
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they got on the topic of summer camps. >> i stayed with an ammish family in pennsylvania. >> really? >> yeah. >> what? >> yes. >> the wholeer su >> she didn't have a bed. i didn't have lights, electricity or a car. >> do you remember the fayely? >> i remember the family. but iayad no w to stay in touch with them because -- >> because they don't have -- you'd have to mail them a , lett guess. >> i'm sorry, i think about them all the time, and i'm just like man, i wonder if they know what be.rew up to but i don't think they did. >> i find thatin faing. ouldn't it be great if diddy and the amish family was re mited? >> we'e that happen. can we? that's pop ar >> a click for us? >> when you're a kid sometimad ts are mortifying. that was the case for this young
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baseball fan. >> oh, my gosh. his mom looks great. ♪ >> lookt him. >> he wants to evaporate right now. >> they haven't been identified. we don't know for sure if they're his parents but they look fantastic. and apparently this wasn't the end of it because the camera came back later in the it started all over again. >> he should be proud. they look great. >> but when you're 15 or 16, that's not good. >> it's over. >> love that he's like mom. >> oh, my god. and loo at dad. >> the side -- >> but he's sitting and doing it. that's a dad move. >> thank you. >> today's weather is brought to you by "the spy who dumped me" starring mila kunis and kate mackinnon in theaters tonight.
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i guess we had t move this. i'll come back. it's not a big deal. thank you. these are actually on sale at best buy. over.me on anyway, you can see we've got lots of showers and thunderstorms stretching from all the way down to the gulf coast, into the northeast. we've got flash flood watches for 34 million people, and we've got a moderate risk of flooding from atlanta, all the way into west virginia. se're going to be watching that very c into the weekend. rainfall amounts, we could see two to three inches of rain per hour, when itets going later this afternoon, into tomorrow, and then as we get down south, heavierain. additional two to four inches avrough the florida panhandle, where we could isolated amounts of six to eight inches of rain. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. mostly cloudy over washington on
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a thursday morning. rain is still primarily across e western parts of the shenandoah valley, but rain chances will increase with time today. flash flood watches have been extended into early friday morninat so out for the possibility of fast rising water. localize t rainfall amountsay likely to be an inch or more in spots and another stormy and rainy day tomorrow. most of saturdad s rain sho be done by lunchtime, leaving us dry the rest of the day. that's your latest weather. take us with y today show radio. >> who's the breenman? >> pete >>breen. ust checking. >> do you work here anymore? >> al, thank you so much. >> who is that? come on. everyby knows him. >> it's an inside joke. now to a story that will ha you seeing double times two. >> that's right. when nick lewin met his girlfriend in college, they discovered they had something
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special. they each have a twin. >> they hit it off now. f nowr years later both couples are getting married this weekend. they are with us from jackson, n mich we have them all. hi, everybody. good morning. >> how cute are you all? >> good morning. >> i mean, i don't even know where to begin. so, like, i mean, is it rerprising? yo identical. maybe you have the same taste, but how did this -- were you like we can't do this? you can't like her. i like -- how did it come together? >> oh, my gosh. >> how did it all come together? well, um, like, what's been broadcast. we met in class. we started talking to one another, and like i said, we were twins, aug we t that was cool, so we started talking. things started to progrs and he got my number. we started texting, and then the first time we hung out we decided that we would drag them
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along, so -- >> and i didn't want to go. >> yeah. that's kind of when your story comes in. >> yeah. we went to church. >> yep. >> faith is very important to us. we wanted make sur we were all on the same page. we went to church, and when w b cak we got lunch. i realized that zaching was starin at me. i was like oh, no. >> definitely a love at first sight kind of thing. i was so excited to possibly pursue her. just trying to find someone that had a good head on their shoulders and really good values, and getting to know her ore, that was definitely the case i was definitely trying to reel her in. >> and he tried really hard,us be i ran as fast assic. he had to catch me. >> which of the couples g engaged first?ot >> we engaged at the same
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time. >> no. >> same day? > no. how did that godown? >> oh, yeah. we had planned it to be like a family outing. we took their parents and our parents, and we all went to the henry museum, and we were trying to find a place. it took two hours. >> we walked around for twos. ho they were completely normal. we had no clue. so we -- >> i am a twin, and this was my dream as a little girl to marry did you all dream of this when you were little or was it just me? >> i mean -- >> just you. >> it wasn' exactly like a requirement. >> it wasn't planned. >> it was always a fun joke. i had a woman from our church. she was like when you're fi, brothers, marry them and get a duplex. which we always laughed i off. we're like yeah, right. that's a funny joke. >> they can understand. >> now it's our reality. >> they can underheand twin
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talk which not everybody can. do you feel like that makes you closer? >> yes. >> oh, yeah. >> yes, it does. >> it helps so much having somebody who understands the special relationship that twins have. i feel like that might cause issues or there's a possibility of it c issues to those who don't understand. like, if another spouse feels threatens by that but thankfully we don't becaue all understand yes, i need to be with my spouse, but i also need to be with my sister. >> jenna is nodding a lot through a of this. yes. i may need to get remarried. just kidding. >> i know you're all moving in together into the s apartment. it's going to be crazy. thank you all. arly congratulations to you guys. >> congrats. >> thank you. >> thank you so much.>> ver to al. >> hey, hey, look who we got here. >> i was licng myips while you said that, al. >> that's not for me, is it?
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>> it's that bran muffin. anyway, tell me something right here. >> just ahead, special thursday morning concert with good morning, it's 8:26 now on this thursday, august 2nd. let's look at the roads with jack taylor. he has your first 4 traffic. jack? >> aaron,. than good morning, 66 trying to move into centerville, problem before you got to 29. sounds like accident activity in the left center lane. also 7 eastbound before you get to the toll road, we have accident activity. police are onne and blocking the left lane. so far causing only a minimal slowdown back to yo >> all right, jack, thank you. a check of your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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and gmorning, everybody. welcome back to "today." 8:30 thursdaymorning. second of august, 2018. we've just been waiting all morning and allk and frankly all summer forthis. keith urban is here. >> glad to be back. >> we cannot wait to hear you sing. hoda a i told you, we're like teenagers. >> no. at sound check. >> we're total freaks. we couldn't control ourselves. >> yeah. >> looking insane. >> we have a crowdmovemenment.
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>> i have a special moment this morning. i'm looking for dave andca ie. look at their shirts. we're going to do a little math. it says today i am thequare root of 900 years old. anybody guess how old? that >> yes. smart crowd. 30ou give her a of applause. i understand you wanted to do something special for your wife for her 30iest. what if we had keith urban and our anchors sing happy birthday to you. how would you like thatd >> that woe amazing. >> what's her name? >> carrie. ♪ happy birthday to you ♪ happy birday to you ♪ happy birthday dear carrie ♪ happy birthday to you
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>> that's pretty good. >> congrats. >> we just sang backup for keith >> 12 more birthdays to get to. jacob hanging out with and kooer -- >> wait. these two guys? >> can you believe us? they let us in. >> they're not keith, but they'll do. s>> we havee puppies. >> can you believe it? and by the way, i've insisted we talk more about twins marrying twins. that's the most aoexina extraor thing i've heard. >> we'll be on megyn kelly today. >> puppies and twins. puppies.pies marrying >> it's going to be awesome. >> can't wait. >> looking forward to that. >> show you what your weekend outlook looks like. expecting a wet day today. i should saytomorrow. below average temperatures in the pacific northwest. hot, hid weather in texas. saturday scattered storms in the gulfeast, rain down to the
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coast, hot and dry out west. sunday, sunday. hot and humid in theth nst. more rain in the southeast. warming up again in the pacific northwest. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck othe woods. >> good morning, everybody. still a lot of clouds over washington this morning, and rain across parts of the mountains of west virginia this morning. that rain is mostly f headed pennsylvania, but later on in the day with some daytime heating we are likely to see more rain and thunderstorms across the d.c. metro area. flash fod watches in place for the rest of the day and tonight. currently mid to upper 70s. steamy outside already this morning. nothing is going to change over the next few days. high percentage chance for ra today and tomorrow. the citi concert series on "today" is proudly psented to you by citi. >> all right. keith urban is ready. our crowd is ready. we are ready. but before our concert, take a look at what makes keith a
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country music superstar. ♪ >> keith urban a four-time grammy award winning singer song writer with 21 number one hits. selling more than 20on m albums. his guitar riffs and kapt captivating vocals have made him country royalty. his ninth studio album was released in april and shot top.ght to the he is currently on a world tour and we're thrilled he has come home to us today. >> coming home features another great singer julia michaels. and the star of our conce last week. she's going to be back this morning to help keith out.
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guys? take it away. ♪ i wake up feeling in m soul ♪ i'm living someone else's life ♪ ♪ i'm turning into concrete ♪ harder than these city streets where no one even cares if i'm alive ♪ ♪ i gotta get it right ♪ ♪ get it right ♪ thare's a place i know where they all know me ♪ ♪ i ggotta back now to the
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onesho w love me ♪ ♪ wrap myself around you never let you go ♪ ♪ there's nothing in the world that feels like the place that i know where they all know me ♪ ♪ i gotta get back now to the ones whoove me wrap myself around you never let you go ♪ ♪ there's nothing in the world that feels like coming home ♪ ♪ my mind's heavy and i can't sleep ♪ ♪ not eve an memory is good enough to get me through the night ♪ ♪ i'm longing for the real noing ♪ ♪ people who k the real me ♪ and all the ways to love me back to life i ♪ gotta get it right ♪ ♪ get it right ♪ there's a place i know where they all know me ♪
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note i gotta get back now to the ones who love me ♪ ♪ wrap myself around you never let you go ♪ ♪ there's nothing in the world that feels like coming home ♪ ♪ i'm coming home ♪ gotta feel your love around me baby ♪ julia michaels, everybody. >>. ♪ wi know it's onlywa one call but it's not the same ♪ ♪ i know it's only one call away same ♪s not the ♪ i know it's only one call away but it's not the same ♪ ♪ yeah, i know it's only one call away but it' not the
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same ♪ there's a place i know where ey all know me ♪ ♪ i gotta get back now tthe ones who love me ♪ ♪ wrap myself around you never let you go there's nothing in the world that feels like ♪ ♪ the place that i know where they all know me i gotta get back now to the ones who love me ♪ ♪ wrap myself around youev ner hit you go ♪ ♪ there's notng in the world that feels like coming home ♪ ♪ll we'll have much more of keith urban. but tfirst,s is "today" on nbc. n
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we announced the summer citi concert lineup, we immediately circled the date. you're like one of the nicest guys we've ever met. >> thank you very much. >> really, really. >> i was saying it's like family here. we've been here so manyimes now. >> i remember the first time we met, i couldn't believe you knew >> everybody knows your name. >> you knew her husband's name. i remember you said how's mike? >> we saw each other at dinner and you said how's mike w i sai is that? >> it's a tough room, mike. >> keith is o a world tour. how is summer. >> extraordinary. thank you so much, everybody, for making it happen. we're having a blast on the road. >> let's talk about this latest album, you said you're inspired every day with your and fans. >> everything inspires me. i wish i wrote every day, but no, i an, many things inspire me. but right now on this particular wod tour we're having the most
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fun out there. phenomenal. >> iab got to ask you out this. your wife post third down crazy video that terrified there was a tarantula crawling by the pool. your wife scooped that baby right up. everybody is shrieking. where were you? >> i was on stage. i think i was in north carolina that day, far away. >> but she has no fear? what's that about? >> i know. well, in australia we have these things called huntsman spiders. you grow up with those around all the time. it was nothing for her. >> that's a yawn. >> do the little ones meet you on tour in different spots? >> the whole family comes out every now and then. yeah. >> we're so excited. what are you going to sing w? >> this is called never coming down. >> i heard it for the first time and can't stop singing it.
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it's that kind of song. ♪ i can feel it coming on now ♪ as the music plays ♪ taking shots with the night owls as the world just fades away ♪ ♪ got a paycheck m in pocket about to get it all gone ♪ ♪ light it up like a we're going all night long ♪ ♪ everybody sing ♪ i love it when you ♪ when the sun goes down stars come out ♪ ♪ it's a can you feel it ♪ when i take you by the hand dancing around ♪ ♪oe're high we could paint the sky ♪ ♪ tear the top right o the
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ceiling ♪ ♪ and i swear we're never ever coming down ♪ ♪ never coming down ♪ tell me now can you feel it never ever never coming down ♪ ♪ well the band's on fire ♪ and the beer is ice cold ♪ we're going down to the wire rollinge'll all go home ♪ ♪ and maybe we'll keep it going ♪ ♪ until we see that sun coming up ♪ ♪ but right here right now i want to see you move ♪ ♪ and hear you sing it out loud ♪ ♪ when the sun goes down stars ♪ome out ♪ it's a can you feel it
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♪ when i take you by the hand dancing and we pass it around rounou ♪ we're so high we could patient the sky tear the top right off the c♪ling ♪nd i swear we're never ever comi down ♪ ♪ never coming down ♪ ♪ tell me now can you fl it? ♪ never ever never coming down ♪ ♪ can you feel it ♪ ♪ ♪ when the sun goes down stars come out ♪ ♪ can you feel it ♪ when i take you by the hand
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dancing and we pass it around aroundround ♪ ♪ we're so high we could paint the sky with the love right now we'reeeling ♪ ♪ and i swear we're never ever coming down ♪ ♪ never coming down ♪ tell me now can you feel it ♪ never coming down ♪l me now can you feel it ♪ can you feel it ♪ never coming down >> keith urban just getting started. coming up next he's going to sing the song allt of you a home chose. first, this is "today" on c.
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welcome back. we're in the middle of a great concert from kei urban. he was nice enough to leave part of his set list in your hands. the choices for the songs were somewhere in my car or wasted time. and now here's the winner. wasted time. let's hear it. the weekend starts right now. what you think? ♪ the rain is coming down tonight ♪ ♪ i'm smiling looking at this photograph ♪ ♪ i hear that song and i'm flying right back to when we had it♪ made ♪ every friday night when the sun went down we'd be running them streets like we owned the town ♪ ♪ and i just can't let it go no
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i just i can't let go ♪ ♪ i wonder if you ever think about it like i do ♪ ♪ seven kids on my two lane rhad the guns on the radio ♪ ♪ after all this time itll sti feels so g d ♪ ♪ when i think about those summer nights ♪ ♪ singing out thein ww on the back roadshi sweet cld of mine ♪ ♪ sipping on the local spa of light ♪ ♪ ain't it funny how t best days of my w life all that wasted time ♪ ♪ all that wasted time ♪ out of nowhere it sliede by t hangs silently ♪ ♪ the town that i knew ain't thing like it used to be i can't explain ♪ ♪ they took all the color from the picture frame and the days got sold to the greed and the
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game ♪ but i just can't let it go no i just can't let it go ♪ ♪ i wonder if you ever think about it like i do ♪ ♪ seven kids on mywo lane road ♪ ♪ we had the guns on the radio ♪ after all this time it still feels so good ♪ when i think about those summer nights singing out the window on the back roads sweet child of mine ♪ ♪ sipping on the local's spark of light ♪ ♪ aint funny how the best days of my life was all that t wastime ♪ ♪ all that wasted time ♪ all that wasted time ♪ summer dressesn rainede hood of the car ♪ ♪ only music that we had was out
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of the left speaker ♪ ♪ we were living every second until the time ran out ♪ ♪ we had nothing but we had it all ♪ when i think about those summer nights ♪ s ♪aking out the window running back roads with your pretty hand in mine ♪ ♪ we were goingowhere but we were so alive ♪ ♪ ain't it crazy how the best days of our lives is all this wasted time ♪ ♪ all that wasted time ♪ we weregi sin out on the line ♪ ♪ living all that wasted time tell me now baby ♪ ♪ don't you feel it coming on back now ♪ ♪ yeah >> thank you, new york. thank you so much.
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>> that is a show. keith urban, thank you so much. he's got another great song. he'll be back wh kathie lee and hoda. first on a thursday morning, this is "today" on nbc. to keit.
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another big thank you to keith urban. how was that? >> always lik coming here. thank you very much, everyone. >> you are dripping with sweat, i love it. by the way, a-rod is watching. he's hosting the fourth hour. >> absolutely, fun to have you, thank you so much. come back gep. >> definitely definitely. >> megyn kelly today is up next. look forward to that. check of your localew n and weather and more keith, d't forget, he sings another song in
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the fourth hour. my favorite song, "blue ain't my color either." this is a nbc4 today news break. >> 8:56 is your time now on this thursday, august 2nd, 2018. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. right now we need a check of the roads. jack, good morning. >> eun, thanks, good morning. we had a bit of a trouble in arlington, a crash on 's29. outhbound just before 66. two left lanes are now getting by at the scene. in tysons, just cleared thend
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crash eastb before the toll road. police have been on scene blocking the left lane,ut seems to be easing a bit. i think the travel lanes are finally back open. back to you. >> thank you. quick break now, a check of the forecast when come back. ♪ ♪ start the day with the chicken you love. get the feeling of chick-fil-a, for breakfast. ♪
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so far then rain has b confined mostly to the west lrginia mountains, but everyone isely to get rained on today. flash flood watches remain in temperatures mid to upper 70s now. odd 80s and tomorrow, and likely to have at least isolated amnts of rain both today and tomorrow. >> all right, chuck, thank you. get the latest any time in the nbc washington app.
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good morning, everyone. i'm jenna bush hager. >> i'm keisimmons. >> we're all here today filling in for myn kelly whos on vacation all week. give it up for meghan. >> thank you for coming. we have a lot to get to this morning. first, jacob, your reporting been incredible. you've tald a lot abo the immigration issues. there's a lot that's gone on as a dad. >> yeah. it's been extraordinary. i was down on the border where all these 2500 kids werero separated f their parents. i talked a lot about it on the show. it's been importa to all of you. i wanted to thank everybody here in our anc

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