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>> roadways are the major issues. otherwise looking clear. >> local news in 30 minutes. good morning. good morning . . good morning. seasons greetings. nearly 30 million people now in the grip of a dangerous winter storm. thousands of flights canceled. this plane skidding off a snowy runway in detroit. roads littered with accidents. cold temperatures getting even colder. al's forecast ahead. countering intelligence, collect trump doubles down on his rejection of cia findings that russia tried to influence the election in his favor. >> it's just another excuse. >> his likely pick for secretary of state under fire from democrats and republicans for extensive ties to moscow. we'll talk to one of trump's
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closest advisors kellyanne conway. rj hatchimals. >> i had absolutely no idea that emotions would run so high. best of the best, nominations for this year's golden globes honoring both movies and television are out this morning. we'll bring them to you will life, monday december 12, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt louer and savannah guthrie. and good morning, everyone. welcome to today on a monday from rio. >> don't you kind of wish you were in rio right now. >> wow, welcome back. >> hi, how are syou. >> this is the kind of morning where you woke up and you wanted
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to stay under the covers and cozy up with the crumby weather all over. >> it's our top story. snow and ice. bitter cold taking aim at the northeast after hammering the midwest over the weekend. we have it covered from the roads and the forecast. let's start with al forecast. start with vkristin in vermont >> reporter: here's the issue. during the morning commute this is already a travel nightmare. in the northeast, snow piling up overnight. >> i've been dreading it. >> reporter: coast-to-coast snow and freezing rain impacting millions in at least six midwest states, more than a foot of snow. in minnesota icy roads resulted in dozens of injuries. truck drivers in oregon stuck in place for three days, their big rig surrounded by ice. >> i've been drying truck for 21 years and this is one of the
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worst ice storms i've seen. >> reporter: this tree in portland tumbling down leaving an entire neighborhood without pow power. in detroit a scary moment for passengers. evacuated after a delta plane slid off a snow-covered runway while landing. the bad weather also forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights sunday. a headache for travelers and likely only the beginning with temperatures expected to drop. some areas getting crushed with snow. but some folks are taking it in stride. >> if i didn't like snow i wouldn't live in cleveland. >> reporter: outside cleveland nearly 33 inches recorded. >> normally we're teased by mother nature, a few inches here and tlch and. but 30 plus inches. >> reporter: snow continuing to come down here. here in the northeast temperatures not going to get out of the teens. there are places in the midwest
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going to be minus 30. >> kristin, thank you very much. >> as we said the snow and ice are causing big problems for travelers. thousands of flights canceled across the midwest. nbc norman radford is at chicago's airport. >> reporter: good morning. messy monday morning for a lot of travelers. just shy of 200 flights canceled, nearly half of them right here in chicago. the reality is those numbers are relief for a lot of those weekend travelers who saw more than 2,000 flights canceled because of that weather. the majority of those were here in the midwest. we saw them in chicago a midway and o'hare and detroit. a lot of passengers this morning scrambling to get on new flights and telling me that process isn't easy or cheap. >> this morning at six, then i was supposed to leave at 10:00. >> because both flights got canceled. >> yes. >> the airline that i was
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original originally their website was not letting me look and i couldn't wait so i just went to a different airline and booked through them. >> how has this entire experience been? >> expensive. >> united airlines has agreed to waive any rebooking fees. america and delta has -- significant delays above 60 or 90 minutes. the reality is given the temperatures expected to drop below 0 in some parts of the country we don't expect these winter delays to go anywhere anytime soon. >> morgan, thank you so much. >> seems like we've switched over. it was snowing here for a while. >> now we've got rain. fair amount of our north eastern viewers are going to be looking at snow. you see right now upstate new york on to new england, some heavier showers and thunderstorms all the way to down to tennessee. the snow fail, boston you're
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right on the line, 21 in bangor, also burlington, alba knee. now, the cold air, polar vortex, it's always up tlchlt there. the word ad coming back. now it's sending cold air into si canada. it's going to stay in the northern tier of states. fargo the morning low, 14 below on thursday. chicago, wednesday, thursday, friday well below zero. new york city by friday the coldest air gets here at 11 degrees. and there's another storm system -- >> that was a very pregnant and. >> well, i wanted to keep in touch with savannah. there's going to be a major storm sas that could cause some
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misery next week. >> we could be looking at a white christmas. >> exactly. >> al, thank you very much. let us turn now to politics and some new controversy are president-elect trump. as he also opens up a new rist with the cia over reports that russia tried to interfere with the election. krist kristen welker has the latest. >> matt, good morning to you. president-elect trump will meet with two contenders today. his likely pick for secretary of state rex tillerson, ceo of exxon mobil is coming under fire and so is trump's refusal to believe the very intelligence agencies he will soon oversee. this morning president-elect trump poised for more meetings at trump tower as he bigs in blasting the u.s. intelligence
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committee, russia sbeerinterfer the election to help him in. mr. trump refusing to believe multiple agents who have pointed the finger at russia. >> they have no idea if it's russia or china or somebody t. could be somebody sitting in a bed someplace. >> reporter: that echoed by his incoming chief of staff. >> does the president-elect believe that russia was trying to muddy up and get involved in the election in 2016? >> number one, you don't know it. i don't know it. there's been no conclusive or specific report to sail otherwise. >> reporter: but not all republicans are lining up four top senators calling ar finish investigation into the potential russian hacks, all of that highlighting an unprecedent rift. mr. trump even questioning the
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need for daily briefings that presidents receive. he's only had a handful. >> i don't have to be told. i'm a smart person. i don't have to be toll the same thing and the same words every single day for the next eight years. >> this all comes as mr. trump is on defense over his likely pick of secretary of state rex tillerson, the ceo of exxon mobil. who has no diplomat experience but has executed business deals around the world and has extensive ties to russia. >> he's a world class player. >> tillerson could face a tough confirmation fight. marco rubio treating being a friend of putin. >> is it a matter of concern? certainly it should be a matter of concern. >> also looming large, questions about how mr. trump will manage his vast business empire once in office. >> i'm going to have nothing to do with it. i'll be honest with you. i don't care about it anymore.
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>> this week mr. trump will hold his first press conference since being elected. meanwhile in a tweet this morning trump again took aim at the intelligence community writing can you imagine in the election results were the opposite and we tried to play the russia/cia card. it would be called conspiracy theory. matt. >> kristin, thanks very much. kellyanne conway served as mr. trump's campaign manager and is now a senior advisor for the transition. good morning. >> thank you, matt. >> does mr. trump think the intelligence community and cia in particular is lying about the russian's impact on the election? >> no, he's not said that. in fact, mr. trump has said that he respects the intelligence community. in a specific case since being discussed recently, though, we don't have credible and compete evidence that tlehere's a direc nexus between anything russia did and hillary clinton's loss in the election. >> isn't it enough to know that the russians, according to many
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reports, that the intelligence agencies agreed that the russians deployed hackers to have some involvement, some impact on the election, whether it resulted in a victory or loss for hillary clinton? >> first of all, we don't believe that -- we don't want intelligence interfering in our politics, but we also don't want politics interfering with our intelligence. that's what's happening here. if you look at some articles, they want the reader, the viewer to make that direct connection between interference and the election results. of course, these are leaked unsourced, nonsources if you will. that's what hearings for. >> when you talked about leaked and unsourced, mr. trump had no problem during the campaign using that same leaked unsourced information, negative information about the clinton campaign against hillary clinton. now he doesn't even seam to care where it's coming from. >> he cares very much about our intelligence community and any information they may divulge. that's number one.
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number two, you're seeing these fbi and cia don't agree. that's very clear. and in the case of those e-mails, we saw right in front of us what they said. look, i do think there's something going on here, whether it's the recount, it's jim comey's fault, it's russian interference, a group of people we never met. >> they may be mutually exclusive. getting back to what you just said about he cares very deeply about intelligence, he said it can be russia, could be china, could be some guy in new jersey that doesn't seem to give me the sense that he understands the gravity of a foreign entity interfering in an election. >> he does. he also understands the gravity and the consequences of not having a great relationship with russia. we just simply don't. that's why some of his secretary of state picks are people already involved in russia. the ultimate decision of course rests with president-elect trump and he will make that announcement perhaps this week.
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one of the leading candidates, rex tillerson is somebody who has dealt in russia over a number of years. overse oversees 70,000 employees. >> but it adds to the perspective, and i'm glad you bring mr. tillerson up, because on top of the questions about the russian's impact on the election and mr. trump's own words in the past about vladimir putin and liking his praise and now we have rex tillerson who has close ties to moscow, was against sanctions against russia, is he perhaps the right guy but at the wrong time, kellyanne? >> it's the right job description. we want somebody who's already accustomed to negotiates. we want somebody who because he is an oil man has been in ye men and china and russia. it's not like vladimir putin and rex tillerson are pounding down at the local bars. they're not intimate friends but they deal with each other through business interests.
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i think anybody who is in president trump's cabinet, particularly the secretary of state, that person will be advancing the interests of the u.s. everywhere and that person will be advancing the agenda of president-elect trump. >> when will we know? >> probably this week. he may in fact announce that pick this week. everybody should appreciate how much time and deliberation and reflection he has spent on this very important pick is who will be the secretary of state. the world is a dangerous place. we don't have great relationships every wrch. picking some be who will advance interests, very important not to be rushed. >> thanks very having me, matt. >> matt, thanks so much. the man who shot new orleans saints player will smith has been convicted of manslaughter. found car dell hayes guilty in the shooting that killed will smith and wounded the player's wife.
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former teammate says he knows there's still hard times ahead for smith's family. >> just because there was a guilty and a not guilty verdict, that doesn't mean that everything starts over now. she'll still get up in the morning and her husband is not there. the kids will get up in the morning and their father is not there. >> hayes could face up to 40 years in prison. his sentencing is scheduled for february 17th. private vig vigil was held overnight in orlando since the deadliest shooting in history. a moment of silence was observed at the exact time that the shooting started. showing the before, during and after rampage. cameras show matin parking his car under the canopy. police arrive minutes later after the first shots. some patrons run for their lives. it lasted three hours before he
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was finally killed by police. it was an early in morning in hollywood as nominations for golden globes were reveal. event held at bev-- >> translator: hollywood foreign press association spread the love this year. "la la love" leads the way. on the tv side, some nominees like "game of thrones" and "veep." >> perhaps it's only fitting hollywood's biggest party will feature a film all about tin sell town. it's up for best comedy musical along with the economic book block buster "dead pool ", sing
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street and forest foster jen kins. competition includes another previous winner annette benning from 20th century women plus la la land's emma stone. her co star received a nod for comedy actor joined by stars like colin farrell. facing off against "manchester by the sea", lion. denzel washington earned a dramatic acting nomination for fences along with case me affle affleck for manchester by the sea and loving will washington. for the actresses past globe winners, jackie's natalie portman and arrival's amy adams are up for trophies again.
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and the supporting categories feature hell or high water's jeff bridges, fences, and two moonlight stars. >> he can't hide forever. everyone knows his face. >> on the small screen people versus o.j. simpson with five n nominations. showing press for new tv series like netflix's stranger things and the crowd hbo west world and nbc this is us. >> one surprise snub. no nomination for sullr's tom hank. >> go to bed early or late? see this game? if you went to bed early you missed a great finish to sunday
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night football. new york giants hosting the dallas cowboys, team with the best record in the nfl. jump right to the third quarter. new york was down 7-3. he goes 61 yards for the touchdown. then with a little over two minutes to go the cowboys looking to recapture the lead, but dez bryant fumbles the ball. giants recover. they hold on for the 10-7 win. that ends the cowboys 11 game winning streak. their only other loss of the season? to the giants back in week one. >> wow. >> yeah. cool game if you're a giants fan. >> i was going to say. i got to go to bed. >> i can't go to bed. >> i wonder if tony romo is just a it tiny bit happy? >> no. no. no. we want you to know that the views of hoda do not represent -- >> doesn't hold true. >> the rest of your weather before today.
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bitter cold making its way into the plains. wet weather extends all the way down to the central gulf coast. wet weather moving to the pacific northwest. we're going to get to your local forecast. >> what's that smell? oh, it's hoda's phone on fire. >> good monday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we start out with high clouds and filtered sunshine as you wake up. it's 46 in the tri-valley.
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48 in san francisco. as well as the east bay. we will see temperatures warming up into the upper 50s this afternoon. don't expect a lot of sunshine and spotty, light showers possible for the north bay. we'll watch that spotty rain, the bigger storm system arrived tomorrow with heavy rain. t, . and that's your late the best-selling author at the center of a controversy for what she did with the holiday's hardest-to-find toy. and the start of the trying popular as seen on tv beauty products. but first on a monday morning, this is "today" on nbc.
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foothill boulevard is closed to allow crews clear out that scene. we'll follow both situations. >> we had a lot of clouds across the bay area. we've seen that throughout the weekend and spotty light showers for the north bay. we'll get clearing as we go into this afternoon. san francisco, expect a high of 56. tomorrow the next round of rain moves in during the afternoon. it will be raining off and on through wednesday, as well as thursday and friday. we may not see the heaviest rain arriving in the south bay until about thursday. we'll keep an eye on that. as we head over to mike, looking at the impact of some of those crashes. >> the freeways do move well. 280 and 58 seeing a lot of build. it's not bad but slower than any of us would like. folks getting out the door later these days. that tends to be the trend. san mateo, both directions for the bayshore freeway.
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it's 7:30 on a monday morning, december 12th, 2016. not the nicest morning we've had since that beautiful tree went up a couple of weeks ago. but we're going to give out some gold cigars to all the people outside with umbrellas and hats and mittens. we'll say hi to them in just a little while. some of the stories making headlines today -- nearly 30 million people under winter weather advisories, including parts of new england where up to ten inches of snow is expected. the midwest was hit hard over the weekend leading to hundreds of accidents and thousands of canceled flights. federal investigators say they finished their work at the scene of that tragic warehouse inferno in oakland, california, that killed 36 people.
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the source of the fire remains unclear but they believe it may be tied to an elect crical plan. the man who fatally shot former nfl player will smith has been convicted of manslaughter. defense had argued the 29-year-old cardel hayes fired in self-defense. he faces up to 4 0 years in prison at his sentencing. christmas is less than two weeks away. a lot of parents are still scrambling to find one of the year's hottest toys. they're called hatchimals. one reason you could be struggling, some shoppers are buying them up, then reselling them online for twice, three times, even ten times the price. nbc's gadi schwartz is in l.a. with more. >> reporter: good morning. here in the studio we actually have two of these hatchimals. they don't look like very much, but inside of this egg is one of the most complicated stuffed animals you've ever seen. they are almost impossible to get in stores. we found these online after buying them from someone who is
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selling them for almost three times what they're worth. remember tickle me elmo? or the furby craze? remember all these beanie baseballs? that's nothing compared to this year's hatchimals which is a souped-up version of all those toys with an egg that hatches. most retail stores sell them for about $60, but for months people have been predicting a low supply will lead to a huge shortage. a la arnold schwarzenegger's search in "jingle all the way." some might see it as an opportunity to cash in. some people online thought author sara gruen was doing a few weeks ago. >> i had absolutely no idea that emotions would run so high. i had no idea how desperate people were to get these for their children. >> reporter: the popular author of the book "water for
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elephants" recently bought $23,000 worth to sell on her own for nearly $189, nearly 1$30 more than retail. one person saying my kid's going to be crushed christmas morning when she doesn't get one. when we spoke to her, the author says her motivation was completely different. >> i thought those look cool. we bought some for the grandchildren off ebay. somehow i decided that they were going to be an "it" toy. >> reporter: after buying them, she later thought she could use hatchimals to help fund legal fees for a man she believes has been wrongly convicted and sentenced to life without parole hoping the money frts toy could help offset the bills needed to get the man's case in front of the supreme court. >> just thought that probably i could raise something. i sold out in four days and i think i made an average of $30 per hatchimal. >> reporter: but frustration over a lack of the popular toy has spread all over the nation.
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i'm here in l.a. hatchimals are also sold out at most stores but online if you search you find one -- here's one for $140. we are going to take a drive and see if we get lucky. after a few text messages and a home address, what we found wasn't a hatchimal hoarder. it was a mother who was selling three hatchimals after her brother waited for hours before dawn, all so they could make some extra money for the holidays. >> since we are able to sell these, we're able to buy the boy something else. like he wants a bicycle and then he wants a game. so we're able to buy that. and we're able to pay for the bills at the house. so that helps. >> that family very grateful for these hatchimals, even if they ended up here with us. suppliers are trying to get more of these hatchimals to stores before christmas but for now, the craze shows no signs of slowing down. back to you guys. >> goadi, what are you doing wih those? >> i have two of them but i have five nieces and nephews.
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there is going to be a lot of sharing this year. >> send one to hoda. she already offended tony romo. >> you are so bad. mr. roker. >> all right. we're looking right now out west. kind of a pineapple expression. all this moisture coming in from the pacific. it is going to be coming if to central and northern california. even as far south as los angeles and san diego. look at this, between now and tuesday, flood watches for central california from tuesday until friday. four to eight inches of rain possible. the rain extends all the way down to san diego. guess what? as that storms comes onshore, look what happens. by thursday afternoon we are looking for snow from boise, billings, on in to bismarck. then we move into friday. the snow spreads into minneapolis, omaha, chicago, cincinnati, detroit. airport problems. as we move on in to friday, into
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saturday, the system reaches the east coast. still too early to tell how much snow and when it actually starts, but right now we've got the potential for some big problems going in to next that storm system brings a round of rain in the north bay late tomorrow. we have cloudy skies and a chance to dry out. it's cool with high clouds in the tri-valley. 50 as you head through the south bay. san francisco 48, 38 in the north bay. highs this afternoon reaching the upper 50s. right at about 60. we will get peeks of sunshine today. mostly cloudy skies. >> you can always get your latest forecast with our friends on the weather channel. >> all right, mr. roker. thank you. good news and bad news. good news -- savannah's calling in this just a little while to talk about life with charlie. the bad news is she scored that hatchimal for vail. hoda, you are out of luck.
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>> just in time for the holidays, he's trying out as-seen-on-tv products. jeff rossen, our national investigator correspondent. >> we all see these commercials. we were just trying to figure out if these work. right? we'll answer your question. by the way, not all of them don't work. some work, some don't. before you buy holiday gifts, we're trying all these products out all week for your kitchen, bedroom, every aspect of your life. this morning we kick it all off with beauty products from your hair to your skin and nails. don't buy a thing this holiday season until you see this. >> reporter: expensive manicures. painful waxing. long, flowing hair. beauty doesn't come easy or cheap. now these products claim they can drastically save you time and give you a glowing look. but do they really work? first up -- spray perfect. >> the spray-on nail polish that gives you perfect polish salon
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looking nails without stressing the details. >> reporter: a nail polish you spray right on your fingernails, and then just wash the rest off your skin. it magically stays on your nails. okay, my producer, katherine, is going to try this out for us today. thank you very much. >> of course. >> you followed the instructions, you washed and dried your hands and applied the base coat. >> yes. i let this dry for three minutes. now i'm just going to spray it on. >> that is weird looking. >> it is really cold, too. >> what does that feel like? you've done your nails your whole life? >> it's freezing and this is quite messy. >> it's all your fingers and your nails. we give it the full three minutes to dry and apply a top coat like the instructions said. it's been three minutes. now you are supposed to run it under the faucet and all the spray should come off of your skin but stay on your nails. >> let's see what happens. >> go for it. >> wow, it's definitely coming off my skin. but look. the nail polish is coming right
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off, too, so easily. >> let's see the finished product here. um, it's off a bunch of your nails. actually almost all your nails. what do you make of this looking at this? >> this is a mess. it's completely off my fingernails for the most part. look at this. >> spray perfect telling nbc news, do not spray the product too thick as it will not dry well and could then easily chip. next up, the nina silk. >> the painless way to twist and lift hair aware. >> it claims it can rub the hair right off your body instantly. >> my producer li e er lindsey in to help. >> i'm the one with the hairy arms. >> this is the nina silk. give this to you. you are supposed to just rub this on your arm and the hair just comes off. how does it feel? >> i just rub it in circles like that. it just feels like something smooth is rubbing against my arm. >> no, it doesn't hurt at all
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we begin with cloudy skies and spotty light rain in parts of the north bay. other than that, we will get clearing with peeks of sunshine. still a lot of moisture streaming across the region. the next batch of energy will bring heavier rain arrives in 2 the north bay late tomorrow afternoon. 50 in san francisco, palo alto and san jose. 38 in santa rosa. that is where we will see that next round of rain moving in. otherwise mostly cloudy skies by tomorrow evening. some rain into napa with spotty light rain elsewhere. we'll continue to see that rain in the north bay until we get more widespread rain wednesday night into thursday. temperaturewise we'll stay in the 50s with inland areas cool and clear for the weekend. let's head to mike for a look at the morning commute. >> not so familiar with a lighter, overall volume.
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let's show what's going on east shore freeway slowing down. build across the san rafael bridge. north bay typical pattern south of novato. walnut interchange tough drive. once south of that san mateo bridge, you're looking all right. starting to move better. was a tough morning. northbound san jose kicking in. 87 a tough drive. >> it was a tough morning in oakland. happening right now, authorities at the scene of a deadly accident involving a pedestrian. a paratransit vehicle was involved. go to our twitter feed or updates. green day's homecoming concert at oracle arena included a special tribute to the victims of the deadly oakland warehouse fire. today for water customers in
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, winter blast. a powerful storm barrels across the country bringing snow, sleet and dangerous conditions. >> oh, my gosh. >> nearly 30 million people in its path. thousands of flights canceled. al's got the forecast on where it's headed and how long it will last. plus, the nominees are. we're in beverly hills with this morning's golden globe nominations as awards season kicks into high gear. and a man for all seasons. ♪ wasting away again in margaritaville ♪ >> jimmy buffett swings by studio 1a for a very merry margaritaville christmas. he'll perform his take on a holiday classic "today," monday, december 12th, 2016. ♪ santa tell me if he really
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cares ♪ >> woo! >> good morning to our granddaughter in arlington, virginia! >> sending our love to grandma dixie from "today." >> good morning, south dakota. merry christmas! woo! we're back now, 8:00 on a monday morning. it's the 12th day of december, 2016. it is a little messy here on the plaza, but we've got a crowd of people. many of these folks have been out here since i came in at like 4:30. so thank very much for being
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here. >> that is quite the jaunty path. >> the what? >> the jaunty hat. >> where do you want to go, pal? >> we have a big morning because guess who's calling in to say hey? savannah and charlie are going to call up and chat with us into a little bit. jimmy buffett's here. he's going to sing for us in the studio. i don't quote hemmingway often but he wrote nobody lives life all the way up but a bull fighter. i would add mr. buffett's name to that. time for the "news at 8." we begin with a winter wallop hitting much of the country. i'm kristen dahlgren in burlington, vermont where the snow is still falling. plows are working overnight. this is going to be a miserable morning commute for millions. a scary scene in detroit as a plane slid off a snow-covered runway. >> 724.
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we got us a twin engine in the grass. >> reporter: 70 passengers onboard delta flight 724 were unharmed as the aircraft struggled to brake sliding on to the grass, and only adding to the chaos across midwest airports. more than 1,500 flights canceled, leaving travelers scrambling. >> call before you head to the airport. >> reporter: the midwest hammered with more than a foot of snow falling in parts of michigan. at lambeau field in wisconsin, crews feverishly cleared the field for the green bay packers game. but in buffalo, the bills and pittsburgh steelers had to play in the snow. it wasn't just snow in parts of the pacific northwest. ice had traffic at a standstill. >> i've been driving truck for 21 years and this is one of the worst ice storms i've seen coming down the gorge. >> reporter: and in minnesota, reports of almost 900 crashes and more than 400 vehicle spin-outs since saturday. back in the northeast, snow mixed with freezing rain made for a dicey commute. take a look.
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that's the way to get around this morning on cross-country skis. the siberian express up next. here in the northeast we'll see temperatures that don't get out of the teens. some places in the midwest could see windchills of minus 30 degrees. >> not nice. thank you very much. to politics now. china said today it is seriously concerned about president-elect donald trump's latest comments on taiwan. speaking on fox news sunday, mr. trump suggested he's willing to use the one china policy as a bargaining chip in future negotiations with beijing. the president-elect also rejected the cia's assessment that russia tried to influence the november election. mr. trump called that ridiculous. general motors is condemning a casting call from a company behind a new cadillac commercial. the notice posted on social media over the weekend attracted people "the alt-right." that person has been fired. those views are seen as
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anti-semitic and white supremacist. coming up next we'll catch up with savannah four short days after baby charlie's arrival. she'll give us a call. >> cannot wait for that call. are holiday treats already ruining your diet? the answer is probably yes. joy is here to help you navigate party pitfalls. who's in? who's out? this morning the golden globe nominations. but first, these messages. a. liberty did what? yeah, with liberty mutual all i needed to do to get an estimate was snap a photo of the damage and voila! voila! (sigh) i wish my insurance company had that... wait! hold it... hold it boys... there's supposed to be three of you... where's your brother? where's your brother? hey, where's charlie? charlie?! you can leave worry behind when liberty stands with you. liberty stands with you™ liberty mutual insurance
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8:10, monday morning. little dreary. good time for what's "trending" today. we have a topic that's going to cheer us all up. thursday savannah and her husband, mike, welcomed their second baby, charlie max feldman. we are happy to say savannah's joining us now on the phone. hello, mom, how you doing? >> hey, girl. >> hey! good morning! hi, guys. >> well? update. tell us. how's it going? >> great. you guys look so cute. you're so lucky you guys get to sleep in until 3:00 a.m. every day. >> how bad is it? >> well, actually, it's been
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great. he's a good little eater and last night we had a great night. we had two three-hour stretches of sleep. he is just adorable. he's so cute. he's -- everything's working. he's happy. vail loves him. which is a big relief. we had a big royal visit, the first one on friday. but she's been here a lot every day at the hospital. of course now she's totally into it. >> tell us about the minute vail saw little charlie. what was that like? >> it was -- first of all, you know like in the '70s our parents never gave it this much thought, but we were so -- we wanted to make sure she wasn't feeling displaced. so jenna bush actually gave me a really good idea which is to put a picture of vail on charlie's bassinet. then charlie was in his bassinet when she walked in. then i put a lollipop in the bassinet. so vail was like -- oh, baby brother. oh, lollipop!
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>> can we show a little piece of tape? do we mind? >> oh, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> this is cool. >> what do you want to say? >> i love having a baby brother. >> that's so cute, savannah. so great. >> oh, my gosh. i know. i've only watched that 10,000 times. >> how's mike doing? >> he's doing great. he's like -- he already was super daddy but now he's super super daddy. he and vail are so tight. it's just -- it's just so lovely. it is beautiful. we just feel so thankful. i mean it's just -- i don't know. what can i say? i remember my mom telling me when i was little, i would say, mom, why didn't you have any more kids after me? and she said because i just knew my family was complete.
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and i feel that way. i feel like my family is complete. and we're so happy. >> and beautiful. gorgeous. >> keep sending photos and videos and all that stuff. >> yes. please! >> he's already so alert. >> his eyes are open in every picture. he's looking around. >> you guys will appreciate this. our executive producer don nash got right on the phone -- i said i'm holding charlie right now. he said, oh, good, can you get him to coo for us? >> on command? >> get some sleep. >> we love you, savannah. >> love you, too. >> talk to you soon. thanks. >> i think we peaked. i think we peaked in the show. >> i don't even want to do "popstart!." i got nothing. >> tell us what some celebrities are doing. >> i don't care about celebrities when i got vail kissing charlie. there are some other things in the world. first up, awards season now officially under way. golden globe nominations out today.
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last night it was the critic's choice awards in los angeles and the night's big winner -- "la la lapped." -- land. the movie/musical starring ryan gosling and emma stone won eight trophies, including best picture, best actor which is casey affleck. ""manchester by the sea."" and natalie portman took home the award for best actress in her portrayal of jackie kennedy in "jackie." a stunning natalie. looking stunning in a black and red cape dress. but many of the stars dazzled if black. nicole kidman turned heads. and many named the best dressed of the night -- emma stone. cut-outs big again this season. and kerry washington who just had a baby nine weeks ago. out with a star-print minidress. kate joking she wanted to look
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like a christmas tree. that's one beautiful christmas tree. now to carrie underwood. she's touring right now australia. while down under carrie took a major leap. out of a plane. she went sky diving. carrie posting these of her adventure on instagram showing her jumping out of the plane, soaring through the sky. she says she could not believe that she did it and after it was over she proudly posted the photo with her certificate of completion. anybody at this table -- >> no. never. >> you did it twice? >> yeah, i'm done. >> never. i'm done at zero. >> if the plane's working. bryan cranston bringing back his most famous role -- i don't know if you saw it -- breaking bad he played walter white, a man who went from chemistry
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teacher to drug dealer. this weekend on "snl" -- >> we have some breaking news tonight. president-elect trump has just made his choice for head of the dea, the federal drug enforcement agency, and it is a high school science teacher from new mexico named walter white. do you foresee any problems with congress considering your limited experience? >> well, they might get hung up on the fact that i faked my own death. i'm only the third person in the trump cabinet to do that. >> bryan cranston surprising fans this weekend. and that is your post-baby "popstart!." >> john cena killed it, i thought. he what's great. >> he's on a roll. can do no wrong. mr. roker, check of the weather? >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by "la la land," starring ryan gosling and emma stone. now playing select cities, expanding this friday. got a couple of major features to talk about.
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first, the polar vortex allowing arctic air to surge into north america. chicago you'll see temperatures by friday, overnight lows, 6 below. 32 in nashville. only 16 in st. louis on thursday. new york city, 12 degrees on friday. with that cold air in place, keep that in mind as this low pressure makes its way across the country starting on thursday. snow from boise, salt lake, billings, bismarck. then moving into friday it spreads further east. minneapolis, omaha, chicago, detroit, cincinnati. then as we move on in to saturday, and sunday, the system makes its way to the east coast. buffalo, washington, new york city, boston all looking at snow. how much? how long? we'll have details as the week wears on. that's what's going on around the coun good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. here is a live look outside in san francisco and embarcadero starting to get a little bit more busy but mostly cloudy skies in some spots. we are getting some sunshine peeking through as well. it's 50 there, heading to 66.
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still this train of river -- train of moisture starting to move into the bay area. that will continue through the day but the next batch of rain arriving by tomorrow afternoon. today is our chance to dry out. temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s as you head out the door. >> that's your late esst weathe. now to something new we are calling "joy to the world." this week, "today" nutritionist joy bauer is helping you navigate all those holiday treats that can go right to your waistline. up first, a healthier spin on a classic that feeds a crowd. >> i'm lightening up a holiday family favorite -- cheesy delicious lasagna. and there's no noodle boiling needed, thanks to a trick i learned from my mom. christmas lasagna. brown turkey and marinara sauce in water. mix ricotta cheese. add egg white, garlic powder, pepper, basil and oregano. add spinach and combine. cover bottom of the pan with
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meat sauce, half spinach mixture, more noodles. layer again. to cook noodles, pour water around the edges. tip -- spray the foil and the cheese won't stick. bake covered. bake uncovered. decorate and serve. typical lasagna is about 960 calories per serving. mine -- just 260. that's a savings of 700 calories. happy holidays! mwua! >> by the way, that's crazy how many calories you've cut. >> it is delicious! we're going to feast on it right afterwards. i also want to mention that as easy as it is to make the tree, if you from init horizontally you can make the hanukah menorah as well. >> look at you always thinking! going to holiday parties. three things we should do. >> first thing, follow the rule of one. what that means is when you get there, enjoy one of each
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delicious looking hors d'oeuvre, fill one plate of food with whatever you want and one alcoholic beverage and one dessert or a sliver of two. >> you blacked out when you said one. >> everything's negotiable. you also want to focus on the people. catch up with friends and family, versus focusing on food and pigging out. lastly, sneak in extra exercise because the more you burn the more wiggle room you have for all the holiday stuff. >> the three don'ts. >> first thing is -- don't slurp up those seasonable cocktails because they are calorie bombs. count them as dessert. >> eggnog is one of those. >> we'll talk about eggnog in a minute. you also don't want to waste your calories on the year-round regular stuff like chocolate chip cookies and chips. instead, save is for things like aunt grace's killer fudge. those things are worth it. the last is you don't want to eat your way through the month. we have to keep reminding ourselves it is called a holiday, and not holi-week.
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>> look at appetizers now. this is bruschetta. three pieces versus three mini quiches. what are you going to pick? >> i would pick the bruschetta because it doesn't have all the crust and stuff. >> you are exactly right. bruschetta wins. this is the lighter choice. it is only 20 calories a piece. 60 calories for all three. and, plus you get the vitamin c packed tomatoes. they also have lycopene which helps reduce the risk of certain cancers. the quiche, 1 00 calories each. a little more, actually. 310 for three. >> sometimes when you stroll around a party, you take one off a place, you're not thinking. be conscience of it. >> if you're faced with holiday rum punch, eggnog or a gingerbread martini, which do you think is the lightest?
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>> i would pick the gingerbread? >> the holiday punch is the lightest at 240 calories. next in line is the eggnog for 350. the gingerbread martini is like a milkshake. it's 500 calories. >> that's horrifying. >> 500. here's a great trick for people that love eggnog. if you fill it up half-way, then you top it off with any kind of milk, ideally skim milk or maybe like an unsweetened almond milk, you dilute is a little bit -- >> that's not really eggnog. >> main courses. >> are you going to pick the glazed baked ham or are you going to pick the prime rib? >> i'd do the ham. it looks thinner. >> you are exactly right. ham is actually pretty darn lean. five ounces is 240 calories. prime rib is the most marbled, fattiest meat. this is over 600 calories. >> let's go to sides. >> are you going to pick the
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creamed spinach or mashed potatoes and gravy? >> i would just pick the mashed potatoes for many reasons. >> although they both have a lot of fatty mix-ins, mashed potatoes, that's made with whole milk and butter and of course cream in the cream spinach. spinach is always going to prevail because it is a superstar vegetable and it is also so much lighter compared to spuds. 250 for this one, 350 for that one. >> i'm so depressed. all right. >> the last. weet trea sweet treats. >> two holiday cookies versus two pieces of peppermint bark. >> i love peppermint bark. i'm going with this one. >> you would be right. each cookie is about 100 calories. two for 200 is a pretty good bargain. peppermint bark is load oed. >> don't tell me! don't tell me! i want to eat a bite. then you tell me.
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>> 4 run calories for the two pieces. can you imagine? one piece is double what one cookie is. sometimes it is worth it. i get it. >> all right. joy, all great. all great tips. you can get joy's lasagna recipe at 2 dat come. tomorrow joy is going to show you how to undo the damage if you do overdo it. >> i got jimmy buffett and the guys getting us in the holiday spirit. take it away, guys. ♪ ♪
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test. test. test. test. good morning. 8:26 on monday, i'm sam brock. starting today, there is a big change in the water for customers all across the south bay. that would be the addition of fluoride in drinking water provided by santa clara county water district. what it means is some 230,000 customers east san jose, santa teresa will have fluoride in their tap water. board members approved the plan five years ago but took this long to upgrade the facilities at a cost of more than $5 million. until today san jose was the largest u.s. city to not have fluoride in its water. all right. monday morning commute, everybody's favorite, mike. get through that first initial burst here, you're tracking a couple accidents. >> i am. south bay we'll start with two.
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first involves motorcycle northbound 85 past highway 17, may have moved it to the shoulder in the last couple of minutes, improving a little bit. we're noticing as a break in the rain, a few other crashes reported involving motorcycles. northbound 101 america parkway, a couple vehicles, four wheels, but on the shoulder. slow past the airport, nothing unusual about the pattern. second motorcycle crash, a little slowing, down to san mateo bridge, slow to the dumbarton. back to you. >> thank you very much for that update. we'll be back in 30 minutes for news. for now back to the "today show."
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back now, 8:30 on a monday morning, 12th day of 8:30 on a monday morning 12th day of december. he's our holiday elf today. we'll bring him over here and talk in a couple of minutes, but we said sorry about the bad weather. also, ahead hollywood's award season is kicking into gear this morning with the golden globe nominations. we'll have it for you and break it down. >> and jimmy buffett brings the christmas cheer to the studio.
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he has a new holiday album. of course, it's jimmy buffett style! >> are you enjoying the tree? >> yes. it's great. very busy saturday night. >> you're saying goodbye to your broadway show "love love love." how do you feel saying goodbye to that. >> and your show "berlin station" picked up for a second season. >> it is, indeed. yeah, the season finale is this saturday coming. >> a fun holiday traditions? >> yeah i'm going to go home and go to the french alps and get on
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some skis. >> oh, nice! >> is this the first you've had a chance to see the holiday tree in person? >> for a few years now, but, yeah, i'm wait forging for the to come. >> yeah. you have a lot of funs here. we want to say thank you for coming to see us on the plaza. you got work to do, i think. >> thank you. >> thanks, richard. yes, i have girl scouts over here. >> i've never seen this cookie. >> yeah. it's a new cookie. >> that's fantastic. thank you. you brought these for our crew. >> let's show you your weather. the week ahead. we have snow across the plains and snow in northern new england and wet weather through the mid salt lake states. midweek period big storm moving
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into the west with a flood threat there. as we head toward thursday and friday. heavy snow around the great lakes. sunshine through the gulf coast, and temperatures stay warmer along the eastern sea board. look at the cold air making the way across t good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have some clouds across parts of the bay area but no rain. only spotty mists and drizzle. for the most part we are going to have a dry day. this weather system continues to stream in some clouds across the bare area. the next round of rain arrives tomorrow. meantime 46 in livermore, 46 in oakland, 50 in san francisco with highs this afternoon reaching into the upper 50s to lower 60s and rain returns tomorrow evening. >> get the weather any time you need it, check out the weather channel on cable. guys? >> all right, al, thank you very much. coming up next, we'll go live to beverly hills for this morning's golden globe nominations. always fun.
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we are back with a big morning at 8:36. nominations for the 76th annual golden globes were announced this morning. david carter, a special couldn't for imdb is here. what movies will do well. what is the trend in tv. let's start on the film side. >> the movies that went into the morning with the most momentum were "la la land," manchester by the sea." i expected those would be movies that do very well. and i was curious about "fences"
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which is denzel washington and viola davis. i was curious to see how it would do in the larger categories. >> in the tv world there are some stand outs. golden globes love new shows. >> i was expecting like "crown" and "stranger things" on netflix and "this is us" to do well and it did. >> going back to film. every year we talked about do the golden globes tell us what is happening with the oscars. >> they sharpen things a little bit. you don't always win the oscar if you win the globe we it helps. >> all right. dave, here is how the nominations played out. >> nominations announcement for the golden globes. anna kendrick, and don cheadle. anna, please get us started.
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>> thank you. good morning. >> for best performance by an actor in a television series, musical or comedy. anthony anderson "blackish." "in the jungle." donald glover "atlanta." knick nolte "graves" and jeffrey tam bower for "transparent." for best performance by an actress in a television series drama "outlander." keri russell, "the americans." win know that rider" stranger things." and evan rachel wood "west world." best actress. viola davis for "fences." naomi harris" moonlight" nicole
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kidman. octavius spencer "hidden figures" and michelle williams "manchester by the sea." best performance by an actor in a motion picture musical or comedy. colin ferrell. ryan goss ling. jonah hill "war dogs." can't stop the feeling from "trolls." music and lyrics and justin timberlake, max martin. "city of stars" music by justin and lyrics by ben and justin paul. "faith" from "sing" music by stevie wonder. "gold" from "gold" music and lyrics by brian burrton, iggy
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pop. and "how far i'll go." music and lyrics by lyin-manuel miranda. best performance by an actor in a television series drama. ramy mallic, "mr. robot." bob odenkirk, better call saul. matthew reese, the americans. b.f.shriver, and billy bob thornton, "goliath." best performance by an actor in a motion picture drama. casey affleck, "manchester by the sea." joel edgerton, "loving." andrew garfield, "hacksaw ridge." vigo mortonson, "can't fantastic." and denzel washington, "fences." best director motion picture.
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damian shizell. "la la land." tom ford, "nocturnal animals." mel gibson, "hacksaw ridge." barry jenkins, "moonlight." and kenneth lonergan, "manchester by the sea." best performance by an actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy. annette benning, "20 century women." lilly collins, "rules don't apply." haley steinfeld, "the edge of 17." emma stone, "la la land." and meryl streep, "florence foster jenkins." best television series drama. "the crown."
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netflix. "game of thrones," hbo. "stranger things," netflix. "this is us," nbc. "west world," hbo. best motion picture, musical or comedy. "20th century women." "dead pool." "florence foster jenkins," "la la land," "sing street." best performance by an actress in a motion picture drama. amy adams, "arrival." jessica chastain, "miss sloan." isabelle luper, "elle." natalie portman, "jackie." best motion picture drama.
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"hacksaw ridge." "hell or high water." "lion." "manchester by the sea." "moonlight." congratulations to all our nominees. and please join us for our biggest celebration on sunday, january 8th, for the 74th annual golden globe awards live on nbc. hosted by jimmy fallon. back with dave carver figuring out what just happened there. >> "la la land "really was the big winner here. it got seven nominations for best picture and director. and for ryan gossling and emma stone. i'm also impressed by tom ford, best director and best screen play for his movie "nocturnal animals." he is a real great filmmaker. and meryl streep for "florence foster jenkins." her 30th golden globe nominations.
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>> we all kind of gasped when we saw tom hanks' "sully" didn't make that. >> he must have come close. that was such a great performance. i'm surprised that "fences" did not get nominated for best picture because they gave it nominations for acting. >> take us through the telephone shows. anything jump out there? >> it's a combination of shows that are streaming like "the crown" and "stranger things." nbc right there for "this is us." along with "west world" and "game of thrones," an hbo show. chrissy metz was nominated. >> isn't meryl streep getting the big lifetime achievement award? >> thank you god she got a real nomination. >> again, catch the golden
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globes hosted by jimmy fallon sunday, january 89th, right here on nbc. coming up next, a little "jingle bell rock." jimmy buffett is going to perform live. but first, this is "today" on nbc. mmy buffett is going to perform live. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. we're now back at 8:47. jimmy buffett's songs probably remind you of sand, summer and the surf. but he is also a man of every season. >> his brand-new album is called "'tis the season." we're just taking a look at the cover. lover the cover of that album. can we talk about that for a second? >> shot in my front yard in sag harbor in a rush. >> is that the same hat? >> and the stand-ins were cheap, too. >> is it true you recorded a christmas album if had the s
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summ summer? >> we did. i was on my way out to surf. >> how do you get in the mood? you deck the studio? >> you deck it. you drop the air conditioner. you have to just get into that frame of mind. no eggnog. >> no adult beverages? >> beverages, yes. >> matt was telling me, you guys are pals, that you are a christmas baby. you're born on christmas. when you were a little boy growing up, did that mean no christmas for jimmy on his birthday? >> no. but my mother made him give me two presents. but it would be like socks and a tie. but she was very insistent on two things. >> am i allowed to say this is a big birthday? >> it's on the internet. >> you okay with that? >> i loved the first 70s. >> quick show of hands this year. has jimmy been naughty or nice? who says naughty? who says he's been nice?
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who says nice? what are you going to sing? >> we're going to do a little "jingle bell rock." one of our favorite songs. >> ladies and gentlemen, jimmy buffe buffett. ♪ ♪ jingle bell jingle bell jingle bell rock jingle bell swing and jingle bell ring now the jingle house has begun. dancing and prancing in the jingle bell square in the frosty air ♪ ♪ what a bright time it's the right time to rock the night
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away ♪ ♪ jingle bell time is a swell time ♪ ♪ to go ridin' in a one-horse sleigh ♪ giddyup jingle horse pick up your feet jingle around the town ♪ ♪ mix and mingle in a jinglin' beat that's the jingle bell rock ♪ ♪ jingle bell jingle bell jingle bell rock ♪ jingle bell chimes and jingle bell times ♪ dancin' and prancin' all through the frosty air ♪ ♪ what a bright time it's the right time ♪ ♪ to rock the night away jingle bell time is a swell time ♪ to go ridin' in a one-horse sleigh ♪ giddyup jingle horse pick up your feet jingle around the
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clock ♪ ♪ mix and mingle in a jingin' swing that's the jingle bell ♪ that's the jingle bell that's the jingle bell rock ♪ >> ho ho ho. >> that's a christmas song. jimmy buffett, guys, merry christmas, happy birthday in advance. >> back in a little while. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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thank you santa!!! now lease the 2017 c300 for $389 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. 8:53. back on a dreary monday morning with our friend, jimmy buffett. we were joking about the birthday a second ago, the big seven-oh. i always kid people, i always tell people this is the guy whose live i would trade with if i could trade a life. anything you can't do the a 70 that you loved doing at 40 or 50? >> no. but i wanted to go to space. john glenn went when he was 72. i got two years to do it. >> really. would you go on one of those high orbiters? >> you know richard branson? you were with me -- >> yes. >> -- richard branson's island. he sang down, sang a couple of songs.
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you could have worked that deal out right there. >> i know. i'm working on it. . >> in about 30 years, jimmy, we'll announce your birthday on a smucker's jar. you can sing happy birthday to yourself. >> come on, technology. happy 100th birthday to carrie williams of white house, tennessee. get a lot of rest and avoid stress and listen to jimmy buffett songs. goldie schreiber, happy 100th birthday. this next man, abraham mazin, loves eating pizza and ice cream. georgia everett of lynchburg, tennessee is 111 years old! i'm playing that number tonight. last year on her birthday she got a present. a letter from president obama and first lady michelle obama. lloyd bucy, 100 years old. he is a dodgers fan, loves baking rum cakes for all of his
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friends. and a very happy 100th birthday to clara larson, a scrabble champ from silver spring, maryland. she walks -- get this -- three to four miles every day. you know somebody celebrating their 100th birthday, want to hear all about it. had ed to and make sure you include a photo. we are so excited. we've got henry winkler. the fonz. as our co-host. one of the nicest men out there. and we got zoe deutsche. >> we've got food. >> and more music. >> if you own a rocket, call jimmy. jimmy, thank you very much. guys, merry christmas. back after your local news and weather.
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good monday morning at 8:56 i'm sam brock. oakland police investigating an early deadly accident they now confirmed killed someone in a wheelchair. this happened about 5:30 on 40th street and adeleine. the victim, a male adult and the
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driver stayed on scene. we saw a stop nearby the incident. a chp report add van was involved in the accident. so far that information has not been confirmed. we're at the scene of the crash talking to police, gathering details and there will be a live update on our midday newscast. oracle arena had a tribute to the victims of the deadly oakland warehouse fire. starting today for water customers in the south bay there's fluoride in the drinking water. on our home page details about the area where that switch has been made. that is going to do it for us right now. see you again with more updates including the story on oakland. for now back to the "today show." (my hero zero by lemonheads)
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>> announcer: this morning's "today's take," golden globe nominations are in. which stars got a nod and which ones got snubbed? plus, the actress sharoning the screen with james franco, zoe deutsche. and nothing but "happy days." henry winkler is our co-host -- aay -- right now. i only had a certain amount of time. it's monday morning, december 12th, 2016. our co-host for today and tomorrow, henry winkler. i had the open and you only have ten seconds.
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i had to move the "ayy." >> you got to do it -- >> let's catch you up at home. al did "ayy" -- >> which they just heard. >> i said to henry that's not a good one. you said he wouldn't get the girls with that one. >> that sounded -- no. aay. >> aay. >> how you doing? >> i'm doing great. henry winkler's next to me. how many times do people come up and try to say that? >> 27 times a day. >> 26 more to go? >> and i look forward to it. i loved the character. the character got me right here to this table. >> that's what i love about you. so many stars that we've had on this program and you meet that kind of distance themselves from a role that kind of defined them. and you embrace it. i've always admired that. >> here's the thing. i got to live my dream. i get to live my dream now. i'm having a most wonderful life. and the fact is you cannot deny
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what got you there. garry marshall -- rest his soul -- gave me my professional life. >> wow. you worked hard to maintain it and turn it into other things, including -- which i love -- your series of books that you have really dedicated to helping other kids who may have experienced something you did as a child. >> you know what? we make them laugh first. and then they say, there's somebody else who feels the way i do, who has trouble spelling the way i do. that book on the screen right now comes out in january. this one, "the foggy soggy compound" is out today. >> that's terrific. okay. you got a book -- i love the title of this coming out. "always watch out for the flying potato salad." >> yes. >> what does that mean? >> because little hank, he always get himself into trouble. he has made potato salad at his mother's deli. >> what's also with the foggy? >> the foggy soggy campout is, he has to write a poem about
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nature. his mother said let's go camp out. the father says i'm going to stay in the motel. so they are staying in a tent. his father's at the motel. a storm comes up. blows that tent right off its mooring. hank saves the day. >> wow. >> of course he has to write a poem about purple which is one of the only words in the english language that doesn't rhyme. there is no other word that rhymes with purple. schmurple. >> that's interesting. >> i think orange is the same. >> you were also in one of my favorite reality shows this summer of all time. "better late than never." >> like a gift fell out of the heaven. >> did you guys all -- it was you, william shatner, george foreman -- >> and terry bradshaw. >> had you known each other? >> i know bill shatner for an hour and 45 minutes before we went on this trip. i had never met the other guys. >> look at that laugh!
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>> bill shatner. "henry, you've got to eat." "we're in the culture." "bill, i'm not going to eat pork vagina." >> what? >> they served us pork vagina in a yakatori house. i saidbill, i'm going to have some chicken. >> we have someone you've known since he was 8 years old. golden globe nominees, announcements just came down. christian slater. are you there, buddy? nominated for "mr. robot." >> congratulations to you! >> thank you so much. henry, yeah. yeah. it's been -- i'm just so thrilled to hear your voice this morning as well. you sound amazing. >> you know what? it is a wonderful thing. i met christian on the set of "happy days." this little boy. >> that's right! >> came with your mom. he looked at me and he said, "i want to be an actor."
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he didn't just say, i want to be an actor. "i want to be an actor!" did i not say to you, with that kind of passion, you will be? >> you were absolutely correct. i remember i showed up, i had the leather jacket on, white shirt. i was -- i had vaseline in my hair. i was totally fonzied out. it was fantastic. >> and here you are, a nominee in 2016. congratulations. >> how does it feel, christian? >> oh, man. feels great. you know? i mean i'm in los angeles and it's quite early. it's certainly a wonderful call to get in the morning. i love the age of p.a. they are a fantastic group. this was an unexpected, wonderful surprise. i just couldn't be happier for rommy malik, and john travolta is in the category. it will be just lovely to see him again. i saw him last night and i just
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love that guy as well. >> we love you and congratulations. again, i think back when you were co-hosting and you were telling us about this new show that you were going to do, the hacking world. and how relevant it was. here he are, winning golden globes, getting nominated. it is incredible to watch this all play out, how the audience really connected with it. >> thanks so much. yeah. you never really know how people are going to respond to these things. but the fact that it's gone this way has been fantastic. i also loved being there. al and everybody, i miss you. henry, i hope they take good care of you today. and tomorrow! >> i have to tell you, my seat is made of cashmere. >> it's unbelievable. >> henry, tell them about the cold brew coffee. >> al makes a cold brew coffee. >> i haven't even had any of it. that's how special you are. >> there is some chicory in it. i feel like i'm going to shoot out of my shoes right now. >> stay there.
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christian, you get some rest. we know it is early. congratulations and we could not be happier for you. congratulations. >> thank you, guys, so much. love to you all. >> love to you. >> looking at some of the nominations for best drama, "hacksaw ridge." "hell other hir high water." "lion." "manchester by the sea." "moonlight." >> that's a very competitive category. >> these are small, tiny independent films. that's fantastic. >> now best motion picture, comedy or musical. couple of my favorites. you go from "20th century women" to "deadpool." "florence foster jenkins." "la la land." just won the critic's choice last night. and "sing street." >> so far "sing street" is the
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only one i've seen. small, wonderful, about a young musical group in ireland. what they had to do to get where they wanted to be. >> best actor drama, casey affleck, "manchester by the sea." woo, so good. joel edgerton, "loving." andrew garfield, "hacksaw ridge." vigo morgenson. denzel washington. >> i saw viola davis on broadway. she did a monologue about don't tell me not to have an abortion. you did not breathe for the eight minutes that she was speaking. >> she's a brilliant actress. she's in the best actress category for drama. amy adams, jessica chastain, isabelle lupere, natalie
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portman. >> ryan gosling is so good. >> hugh grant, "florence foster jenkins," and jonah hill, "war dogs." >> jonah hill grew up in my backyard since the fifth grade. >> you never let him in the house? >> he sat in the backyard. we fed him. >> so his ball went over your fence, then you never let him leave? kept him -- >> parents never knew what happened. ryan reynolds, "deadpool," yes! >> if "deadpool" -- >> he's the reason i saw it. i was on the plane laughing so loud. >> it is about as profane a movie -- >> you should maybe see the tv version. gets a little racy. best actress comedy, annette
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benning. lilly collins in "rules don't apply." haley seinfeld." >> jake is her uncle. there's andy. >> emma stone, "la la land," and meryl streep, "florence foster jenkins." we'll have more of the golden globes -- >> and henry winkler. henry's purple corduroy pants. they're unbelievable! want to know what to get every time you ask for a favor? we've every time you ask for a favor, we have the secret. >> you ask for a favor. >> we'll tell you how to get the favor you need. >> i can't wait myself. . . . . . .
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i'and thanks to target, i got to the after party - this nice little outfit just in time using order pickup. stay fresh! get last minute gifts with order pickup at target. we are back talking about golden globe nominees. very excited. >> this category, tv series drama. you guys love "the crown." >> binge watch "the crown." you don't go to bed until the finish the entire "crown." >> really? >> that's right. >> john lithgou in "the crown." extraordinary. >> "game of thrones." it is brilliant. >> i don't know why. i just know about the dragon. >> "the dragon." "stranger things." >> our favorite, nbc, it is a terrific show. >> it is phenomenal. >> it's called "this is us." >> unbelievable.
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>> how great is this show? >> and "west world." this is the one category, i could not pick the winner. every show on there. i've not seen "crown" but every one of them from "west world" to "this is us," i am addicted. >> best tv series, comedy, musical. donald glover. -- danny glover. >> the man who was in the category wrote it. >> ""black-ish."" "the jungle." "transparent" and "veep." >> these categories, this is an embarrassment of riches. >> i guess that's why they are getting awards. best tv actor drama. romy mallet. i love that. >> matthew rhys in "americans." >> did you ever hear the
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biblical story daveed and go-lee-ath. >> i didn't see it. my sunday school teacher and my mama. >> do this next one. pete. best tv actress drama. go for this one. >> i can say outlander. >> go for it. come on. >> katriana. balfe. >> that sounds good. >> my mother just fainted and sending a bible to me. >> claire foy. >> keri russell, in "the americans." >> wynonna ryder, stranger things. >> every kid in that, aren't they amazing. >> guess who we have on the line? from "moonlight," one of the stars. congratulations. >> thank you. good morning to you. >> good morning. how does it feel to have this incredible film and your performance get this huge honor this morning?
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>> it is amazing. humbled by it all and really glad to see the film being recognized the way it is. our wonderful director, barry jenkins, to see him be recognized and just the film itself being respected and received the way it is. it is all really amazing. >> this is your first golden globe nomination. i got to tell you, you are on fire right now. it seems like almost every other terrific movie, you are in. >> yes. >> what is that like when you get on to a roll like that? >> wow. it's -- you just get these projects and you -- at least in the last year or so, i've had some good things come across my desk and characters that i'm excited to play and step in to the shoes of.
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so to have a few kind of stringed together to be projects that people are connecting to and that they're excited about, it's all really amazing and sort of surreal. but i've just had a good, nice string of good fortune. very difficult, if not impossible, to plan. >> here's the thing. real truth is, it's wonderful about the movie, but the movie is made up of several different parts. the whole is made up of parts. >> yes. >> and your part is so well crafted and important. >> well, it is so important. >> thank you. >> congratulations. again, we're rooting for you. >> thank you so much. >> hope to see you on the red carpet there at the golden globes. >> another pal of ours -- i've got -- >> we just saw you this weekend. >> i go the to interview octavia spencer for this movie, "hidden figures." got to go on the set. best supporting actress in a motion picture drama. congratulations, octavia.
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>> hello, beauty! >> thank you! you guys are like my good luck charm. >> seems like every time you come on the show you get nominated. >> you got to come on more often. >> i need permanent residence, guys. >> we were together friday night for a screening of the film. you and the entire cast. and that audience reaction. and now here you are 24, 48 hours with this nomination. it is really connecting with the critics and the audience. what do you think is so special here? >> i think the fact that these women went so long without being heralded for their contributions to science, technology, engineering and math. that's what's compelling. i'm very humbled to be nominated for this character. i really am. >> wow. it's the true story. when i heard the story, at first i didn't think it was real but the idea that there were this whole cadre of african-american women who were living human computers. without them, the space program would have never happened. that's pretty amazing. congratulations.
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>> yes. thank you so much. i'm honored and i just -- this is so exciting. >> it is exciting. and to think that john glenn and his instrumental role and their lives and how this has all played out knowing that this came together in the right way, as you said. everything's meant to happen. so congratulations. >> thank you. you know what? i do think that this is a love letter as much to john glenn as it is for these women. >> it is. >> he said he would not go into space unless they checked the numbers. >> yes. >> octavia, congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> we love you. and that's what's going on good morning, i am meteorologist kari hall, still a lot of moistures streaming in the bay area. we are going to have some cool air everywhere. 49 degrees now in napa and 51
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here we go. it's crunch time now, so we brought in a digital lifestyle expert and some of her favorite apps to make the holiday season easier. >> i with a'nt ant to happy abo these apps. >> i have some fun apps for us today. first, it is great to be a tourist in your own city. you are going to visit family. detour turns your phone or ipad into a walking tour of the city. >> like an audio tour? >> it adjusts to your walking pace and it actually has celebrities guiding you through kind of unknown hidden gems. >> you mean it knows where you are? >> so you could actually have a tony broadway actor guide you through the hidden gems of broadway and adjust to your past. >> this is through your location services.
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>> yes. if you have a bunch of friends, can you all sync it together. >> what you got next? >> winnie b. which is a fun rental subscription service for women's clothing sizes 10 to 32. for all of those holiday parties, can you just rent! you don't have to buy! >> this is it. >> it is golden. go on, take a quiz. first month is free right now. >> do they clean it first? >> yes. it gets dry cleaned every time. >> does it when you rent a tux? then you take it back. but it is a dress. >> in this age of social media you can't wear the same thing twice anymore. >> you telling me. what else you got? >> i got finish for us. we got short, medium and long-term goals. this app helps you prioritize and get everything done for the holidays and the new year. >> you accomplished our short-term goal. you got through your list. >> happy holidays.
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it happened about 5:30 this morning near 40th street. our chopper flew over the scene today. police are fnow saying the victm is an adult man and the driver did remain at the scene. we saw a transit stopped near by at the time of the accident. again, we are working on confirmation of that. >> happening today, there is a big change in the water for customers across the south bay. it is the additional fluoride to
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the drinking water. what this means is some 230,000 people will start getting fluoride in their water starting today. this will affect folks in san jose and all having fluoride in tapped with your. it took this long to update the facility and it costs $45 million. we have a look at weather and traffic coming up after the break.
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good morning, i am meteorologist kari hall, we do have some high clouds moving in, not much in the way of rain today. there maybe still some couple spot and sprinkles. a high of 58 degrees and some upper 50s and lower 60s. rain will be moving in in the afternoon tomorrow.
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lets head over to mike to see what's happening now. >> across the bay kari, traditional for this december, we have some hangers out here. north 685 recovering in the last few minutes. interchange looks like clear lanes and light traffic is allowing that recovery. still slow on west 580 approaching lake shore and a motorcycle crash there of the third or fourth in the morning. motorcycles are out and the rain is a nice break in the weather. a smooth, traffic past that. >> back to you. >> more local news coming up in after an hour. we'll see you then.
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zoey deutch starred opposite robert de niro earlier in the year and stole the screen as beverly in the film "everybody wants some." >> now zoey is playing stephanie, a young woman who just introduced her boyfriend to her parents. >> i go the to see this movie. and first all, the movie is funny. it genuinely is funny. second of all, what is great but, they wrote notes, the adorable zoey deutch. you are not just adorable, you are a powerhouse. your ability to listen in a scene -- which is something actors -- a lot of actors can not do -- i think is amazing.
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>> henry, i'm going to cry. it is too early. thank you. so sweet. >> and, in keeping with our six degrees of henry winkler, christian slater came to see henry. henry, what is the connection here? >> i met zoey's dad and mom at the beginning of their careers. we all starred together, howie deutch, wonderful acting teacher. leah thompson, wonderful actress and writer and director. now zoey has just completed a film directed by my son. >> who is the greatest man ever. >> he's a wonderful fellow but he thinks your instincts are incredible. >> look at that picture. >> i saw it, for real, in this movie, "why him." >> it was such an amazing experience filming "why him." honestly. we had such a fun time. by the way, i would show up every friday in a different animal onesie.
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if you don't know what it is, it is a onesie that's animal. it is a fleece-like material. >> what's your favorite animal? >> dinosaur. being very professional. i clearly have a lot of time on my hands and i just like to buy weird things on amazon from japan. i got an owl. a flying squirrel. a kangaroo complete with the baby in the pouch. >> i got the unicorn. >> i got the unicorn! bam! i have way too many. >> you can never have enough. >> maybe right. i might have to agree with you. >> how great was this working with this cast? bryan cranston, megan mulally, keaton michael king, james franco. >> who played your younger brother. >> bryan cranston's is america's sweetheart. i fear talking about him for sounding like a psycho fan. james is amazing. i love him. when i got -- james franco and his characters are madly in love
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with the movie. i wanted to plan a fake date to build some chemistry. i was like i'm going to plan something crazy. his schedule is so intense. i planned sky diving. >> that's a good date. >> i thought it was until the studio found out. they did not think so and the insurance company didn't think it was so great. >> let's see. two stars could die. >> i got my fake date planning privileges were revoked. >> you went for a taco. >> no. we went to a museum. the least life threatening thing possible. >> you just had a birthday. henry had one. you're both scorpios. you have -- your only tattoo. what is it? >> it is a scorpio to raise awareness for all the misunderstood scorpios out there. >> is that a thing? >> yes. >> can i just say, i am going to make you the honorary tattoo wearer of that? if a needing came toward me i would cry like a 9-year-old girl. >> you have no tats? >> i have no tats. >> you sound shocked. >> i'm shocked!
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>> the fonz doesn't have tats? >> come on! >> i almost had a roy orbison in the water boy. then they chose a better tush. >> wow. >> somebody with a firmer tush. >> that's not possible! a firmer tush than you? >> a firmer tush. and i held it in like i can't tell you. like i was doing a keigle. >> this went to a place i never expected. >> and you said scorpios are misunderstood. >> this all came about because you are in a very funny comedy. >> i love it, too. i feel so lucky to be a part of it. >> we loved having you come here. >> every time you have me here i talk very fast. >> "why him" hits theaters december 23rd. up next, a show-stopping holiday dessert. speaking of henry's buns, we've
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all week on "today food," we are making sweet treats for the holidays. this morning we have a dessert that would be perfect to serve your guest or to bring over to somebody's house. >> i am very excited. oh, it's me? hi! it's ryan scott. he is executive chef of the -- and owner of fin town in san francisco. ryan, good morning. >> good morning. oh, here you are. >> good morning. how are you? >> hummingbird cake. >> yes. hummingbird cake. let's do this. oil, water with be pi, pineappl syrup, flour, sugar, baking soda. we start by soak being the raisins in rum.
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is it real? >> oh, yeah! >> we take the rum. >> can i ask you a question? can you use something other than raisins? >> you can use cranberries if you want. golden raisins. >> i got a show to do, man. >> after the rum. >> what happened to all this stuff? >> we've got this. you can do this. >> mr. roker, you smell like alcohol. there's cinnamon. salt and baking soda. all at once. mr. winkler, whiskey whisk, my friend. molasses in the bowl. put the whisk in the bowl. you add oil to the bowl. next thing, you go like this. you stir. >> i usually have people! >> add eggs. i'll be your people. >> this is brand-new to me. >> he's an icon.
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>> no w we whisk the eggs all te way. combine in to dry. fold it in. mr. winkler -- henry? >> yes. >> pecans. >> did you say throw it? >> you can slide them in. like that. but i like your moves. you're kind of like the gallagher of cooking. >> these are soaked rum raisins. >> yes. we did them over there. >> look at all the little winklers? >> you remember what i told you in back, that we weren't going to get through this segment? >> youthese raisins are all very tight because they've been kegeled. >> we take our mixture, scoop it
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into a muffin pan. >> just let the little people -- >> i can just say i will never do this again? >> come over here. now they've been baked. >> what are they called? >> bundt cakes. >> but they're hummingbird cakes. >> look how fast they go you got to eat them very quickly. >> only monday. >> it has bananas and pineapples and pecans. eat it just straight with your hand. >> all joking aside, this is really good. i'm not kidding. >> ryan, thank you so much. for rt rthe recipe, go to we'll do a little weather right now. show you what's happening as far as the week ahead. it is going to be wet in the southeast. looking at a snowstorm across the plains. as we get to the midweek period, a flood threat, northern california into southern oregon. we've got snow around the great
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lakes. here comes the next big storm on friday into the great lakes. much above normal temperatures in the southeast. but that cold air as we get toward the latter part of the week, it is going to be brutally cold. can you say polar vortex? good morning, i am kari hall, we had a lot of sunshine, this is our chance to dry out. the stream of clouds coming in ahead of our storm system. here is the sensor pressure, it will be proving in by wednesday. in the meantime, we'll start to see scattered showers starting in the north bay, late tomorrow evening and we may still have some light rain on wednesday. that storm system arriving on or early thursday morning and clearing out in time for the weekend. >> how good stis that? >> this cake is really good. >> that's your latest weather. up next, it may be cold
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>> sure to be the next holiday hit at the parties, ladies and gentlemen, the great jimmy buffett. ♪ ♪ ooh ooh ♪ santa stole thanksgiving on christmas plymouth to the north pole, too. pilgrims never saw it coming drummers kept drumming that thursday in november got gobbled up by december ♪ santa stole thanksgiving for christmas ♪ it was such a lovely holiday no more laid back relaxations it's black friday degradation ♪ seems santa stole thanksgiving
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in the mall ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ grandma made the stuffing she said santa he ain't lovin' made pumky pie since july ♪ ♪ santa stole thanksgiving for christmas ♪ it was such a laid back holiday no more football and relaxing when that harvest moon starts waxin' ♪ seems santa he's the turkey after all ♪ ♪ grandma made her stuffing she
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said santa he ain't bluffing ♪ ♪ you better night cry in your pumpkin pie they've been caroling since july ♪ santa stole thanksgiving on christmas ♪ nothing lasts forever that's for sure ♪ this stick-up is as shocking as stuffing in your stocking ♪ kriss kringle why did you mingle ♪ santa stole thanksgiving even he's got to make a living ♪ santa stole thanksgiving and our fault ♪ ♪ and our fault >> all right, jimmy buffett, thanks so much. merry christmas. we're back in a moment. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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'tis the season of giving. and our 23rd annual toy drive is on a roll. today actor richard armitage collecting toys from our generous crowd. we've already shipped $7 million of toys and gifts to kids in need. ava and madeline, nice to see you ladies. you guys have been so terrific to us over the years, rachel. what are you doing for us this year? >> this year we're donating $1.6 million of brand-new children's books. we're so thrilled to help. you guys get them in the hands of kids who need them and that's what means the most to us. we're donating all kinds fun books that kids are going to learn from. >> american girl. ecolab. >> yeah. we've got science experiments. american girl. i think these girls here have some american girl dolls at home. all kinds of fun stuff. just to really get their brains working and make them happy. >> a gift of a book is such a
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great gift. >> it is. it is. >> rachel, thank you. we want to thank you all of you have who been donating on the plaza. every morning until december 23rd. visit our website with all the details. >> i'm obsessed. you guys have held up your smiles. you can go home with me. we would love to thank our fabulous co-host, henry winkler. you're coming back tomorrow. >> thank you for inviting me. >> kat
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expect mostly cloudy skies as we go through the day and some peeks of sunshine. in san francisco expect a high of 53 degrees. >> the rain will be moving late in the evening and continuing on
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thu thursday as well as friday. it does clear out in time of the weekend. much cooler and in land areas. only some spotty area of light rain for the middle of the week and heavier rain for thursday. it is a pleasant morning. we had the peek of your commute easing up. the east shore freeway is still slow from golden gate. live camera, the crash has been working there for much of 20 minutes. they got one of the big trucks out of the road ways. smoother flow down the berkeley curve and the toll plaza. look at that. those fast track lanes moving very well. not more than that so lighter traffic. happening now, starting today for water customers in the south bay, there is fluoride coming from the tap. it is the largest city without
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fluoride. we'll have a live report in our newscast. a new reward is being offered to help solve the case of the man found stabbed to death. we posted that on our updates on our twitter feed. we'll be back in half an hour.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello, everybody. hope you had a wonderful weekend. it is fun day monday. december 12th. counting down the last days of 2016. >> how is that possible? >> i just got used to writing 2016. >> high was it told us in your life, when you are 20, your life goes 20 miles an hour. 30, 30 miles an hour. 40 -- joann did. 50, when you're 60, her dad said that. you're like, what. it's very, very upsetting. let meel


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