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as an alternate. >> we'll be back at 7:25 with a live local news update. >> don't miss our midday show coming up at 11:00. until then, have a great morning. good morning. not guilty. the decorated navy s.e.a.l. on trial accused of killing an eye sis fighter in iraq acquitted of those charges. speaking out for the first time since the verdict. >> i'm happy and thankful. i thank god, and i leave with my wife. >> how his future is uncertain this morning in the face of another charge against him. ticking time bomb. that's how government officials are describing dangerous conditions at the southern border in a new report. it shows detention centers overflowing with migrants. now, growing protests to close the centers completely.
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>> this is a horrific situation. no child should be treated and held in a facility for this period of time. breaking his silence. in an exclusive interview, the estranged husband of jennifer dulos, now missing more on that month, denies he had anything to do with her disappearance. >> i would want the children to have a relationship with their mother because i care for my children. any parent would want the same thing. >> why is he talking now? united we stand? nike pulls sneakers from the shelves amidst controversy. watch out. a father spots a shark heading for his kids, saving them in the nick of time. >> i started seeing the shadow coming in towards them, and so that was the moment where things started getting crazy. world cup win. >> goal! >> the u.s. women's soccer team
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beats their british rivals in a nail-biting victory that has the whole country celebrating today, wednesday, july 3rd, 2019. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning. craig melvin here alongside kristen welker, as savannah and hoda enjoy the week off. how about those women? >> how about those women soccer players? the whole country celebrating. front page of the "new york post." alex morgan. it all happened on her 30th birthday. what a way to ring in 30. >> scored a goal on her 30th birthday, too. there is the header. 2-1. they'll go to the championship on sunday. we'll have more on that in a bit. >> incredible. this morning, the verdict is in in the trial of a decorated navy officer accused of killing an isis prisoner in iraq. the s.e.a.l. team chief found not guilty on six of the seven counts against him.
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his legal team claiming victory this morning, but it is not over yet. steve patterson has more from san diego where the trial took place. steve, good morning to you. >> reporter: craig, the jury is set to reconvene here in just a few hours to discuss the sentencer of edward gallagher. he was acquitted of the most serious charges, but his future with the navy at this point remains unclear. navy s.e.a.l. chief gallagher jubilant, leaving the courthouse with his wife is and legal team after receiving a not guilty verdict on six of the seven war crimes charges brought against him, including the most serious charge of premeditated murder. gallagher speaking out for the first time since the trial began. >> happy and i'm thankful. i thank god, and i leave with my wife. >> reporter: during the dramatic trial, gallagher remaining silent while his honor and his actions came under fire. his wife andrea has maintained
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her husband's innocence and has been by his side through it all. >> we're finally vindicated after being terrorized by the government, that my husband fought for for two decades on the war on terror. >> reporter: inside the courtroom after the verdict was read, raw emotion from gallagher's team. his wife was heard sobbing. the couple embracing. >> after an almost two-year nightmare, we got a verdict today of not guilty on the murder. this is a good day. >> reporter: the decorated navy chief accused of killing a wounded iraqi prisoner during his deployment in 2017. over the two-week trial, prosecutors called members of gallagher's own s.e.a.l. team, who described him as unhinged testifying they saw him stab the young isis fighter. gallagher speaking out to fox news. >> this small group of s.e.a.l.s that decided to concoct this story in no way, shape or form represent the community that i loved and gave my soul to. >> reporter: but bombshell testimony from medic cory scott helped the defense, admitting under immunity that it
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was he, not gallagher, who killed the detainee. gallagher was found guilty of wrongfully posing for photos with a human casualty. the punishment for the crime, yet to be determined. that lone guilty charge cannot carry the possibility of dishonorable discharge but can affect rank which could affect his retirement benefits, health benefits, even his pay. still a lot at stake for the family here. back to you. >> steve patterson, thank you. >> now to a new government report that puts the situation of the southern border in striking terms. newly released images of overcrowded detention centers are fueling a wave of protests nationwide. let's get right to nbc's gabe gutierrez in el paso, texas. gabe, good morning to you. >> reporter: kristen, good morning. this is one of the border crossings in plat. on the other side of the bridge is suarez, mexico, where thousands of migrants are
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waiting to apply for asylum. until now we had not seen pictures of just how bad the backlog had gotten on this side of the border. this morning, newly released images are offering the clearest picture yet of what the government watchdog describes as dangerous overcrowding in migrant detention facilities. the report from the department of homeland securities office of inspector general reveals oning senior manager called the situation a ticking time bomb. investigators toured several stations in texas' rio grande last month. in this photo, inspectors say 82 men were in a cell with the capacity of 41. one migrant held up a sign with the word "help," writing he'd been in custody 40 been in custody 40 days. the report says these facilities, children had limited access to clothes, and some didn't provide access to hot meals. the overcrowding represents an immediate risk to the health and
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safety of dhs officers, agents and those detained across the country from south florida to new mexic to california, protests under the hashtag, close the camps >> close the camps close the camps. >> reporter: demanding migrant detention centers be shut down >> this is a horrific situation. no child should be treated and held in a facility for this period of time >> reporter: federal authorities have repeatedly said they're facing an unprecedented surge of migrants. >> we're burning the candle at both ends to try to reduce that backlog while continuing to support our partners at the border and processing fairly all the migrants who are coming to the border. >> it is super troubling. >> reporter: in el paso, dr. rodriguez has treated migrant children after they were released. >> children should not be in a place where they don't have access to their basic human needs. >> reporter: now, once children are processed by cbp, they're then sent to facilities run by
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another government agency. we should point out that according to an internal dhs document the number of migrant children in custody in the u.s. has dropped dramatically in the last month down from 2300 to less than 300 today. supporters of president trump say that is due to his administration's changes in asylum policies. credit sicks say critics say that's what happens during the hotummer nths there are house oversight hearings planned for next week back to you. >> gabe gutierrez reporting from el paso, thank you. meanwhile, this morning, u.s. military tanks have arrived in washington, d.c. ahead of president trump's huge independence day celebration, but there's controversy now over how much it may cost peter alexander joins us with details on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. two bradleys and a pair of abrams tanks, to be exact, is what has arrived in washington ahead of tomorrow's fourth of
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july festivities the salute to america, as it is being called, is going to include a show of military might, featuring flyovers by the f-35, navy blue angels probably air force one, as well. the white house insists it is a non-partisan celebration, but critics complain the president is turning it into a campaign-like event. one saying it is disturbing. a democrat saying it is a vanity project. republicans, including the republican national committee and the trump re-election campaign, their donors have been given tickets to a vip area in front of the lincoln memorial. that's where the president is going to speak the democratic national committee tells me they have not received any tickets craig? >> so, peter, these are no small changes to the celebration how are they planning on paying for this >> reporter: good question the "washington post" today is reporting that the national park service is diverting nearly $2.5 million in fees, generally meant
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to improve parks across the u.s., instead to help cover some of the additional costs for this year's expanded event. the trump administration has repeatedly refused to say how much taxpayers would pay for it. past july 4th celebrations on the national mall, those typically cost $2 million total, with this year expected to far exceed that figure craig and kristen? >> peter alexander from the white house this morning thank you. turning back to texas now, where a coroner's office has finished the preliminary autopsy report on baseball star tyler skaggs the findings have not been released for the 27-year-old pitcher who died monday. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is following this story good morning. >> reporter: good morning. although police have said they do not suspect foul play or suicide, the cause of tyler skaggs' death hasn't been released by the medical examiner, family, or members of his team how or why he did is unknown, has many mourn the shocking and sudden loss. >> a moment of silence in honor
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of los angeles angels pitcher tyler skaggs >> reporter: before the los angeles angels returned to playing baseball, the entire stadium paid tribute to tyler skaggs, his memory heavy in their hearts and just above them >> today is one of the hardest days, and i know it gets easier. but it is difficult. >> reporter: with coaches, players, and fans brought to tears, the untimely death of the pitching superstar remains a mystery. the 27-year-old left-hander found in a texas hotel room unresponsive in the hours before his team was to take on the rangers. >> it's like a punch in the heart. it just -- you really don't -- you're so in shock. >> reporter: after police said they did not suspect foul play or suicide, the medical examiner's office conducted their preliminary autopsy. skaggs' family is requesting privacy. his record, which could have
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indicated a cause of death, removed from the medical examiner's website. >> who knows where he could have gone from here >> reporter: drafted by his hometown team in 2009. >> swing and a miss. >> reporter: skaggs was a top talent and in the prime of his career, leaving behind a wife whom he just married last december skaggs was beloved by the league and especially his team. >> we wanted to, you know, take him out there with us, you know, one more time. >> just had such an infectious personality. he always lived life to the fullest and was always the one that wanted to, you know, pump everybody else up. >> reporter: this morning, heartbreak for the angels, while the mystery surrounding a young superstar's death deepens. >> it could take up to three months for the official autopsy report to be released. that is when we would have confirmation on skaggs' cause of death. his family and law enforcement, however, would know well before that this, of course, an incredibly difficult time for his loved ones guys, back to you. >> so emotional, to hear from
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his teammates there. miguel, thank you for that this morning in north carolina, investigators are trying to figure out what caused a massive house explosion that left one woman dead and a neighborhood shattered nbc's gadi schwartz has been following this one gadi, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, craig. good morning, kristen. that's right, guys, the blast was so powerful, the home was completely leveled it took rescue crews nearly seven hours to find the woman's body in the wreckage incredibly, they were able to pull a man out of the home after he called 911 on his cell phone. he was badly injured but alive >> this is all that's left of a two-story home in an upscale charlotte suburb the home blown to pieces by a massive explosion. it is not clear what caused the blast, but neighbors say it could be held for miles. >> it was a boom so close that
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literally i felt it in my chest. >> my walls were cracked open, and the garage was imploded. >> reporter: overnight, firefighters searching for survivors using listening equipment and space cameras. after sifting through the rubble for hours, they found the body of a woman. >> we are always hopeful, whether it is a building collapse, whether it is a fire, that we will be able to intervene and be able to make a difference unfortunately, that did not happen today. >> reporter: earlier in the day, a man who was inside the same house used his cell phone to call 911 he was able to tell first responders where he was trappe and, incredibly, they managed to pull him out alive. >> trying to get the victim untrapped. i could use more hands he has a beam laying across his hips. >> reporter: the victim air lifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. officials have not updated the status of the man in the hospital they're investigating what may have caused this deadly blast. >> my goodness, the footage, amazing that it wasn't worse gadi, thank you. >> appreciate it. now to some news that has us all feeling very patriotic ahead of the fourth of july holiday. the u.s. women's soccer team is headed to the world cup finals
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how cool is that after a 2-1 victory over england yesterday. their triumph, despite the absence of megan rapinoe, sidelined due to an injury kelly cobiella is following the team in lyon, france fantastic day. what a celebration. >> reporter: oh, it was an incredible game, kristen the atmosphere here in lyon was absolutely electric, especially after that big win believe it or not, team usa is already back to work this morning, preparing for the final, after that hard-fought battle against england this morning, team usa is just one win away from a fourth world cup title. the american women did not celebrate their victory over england for very long. hours after their close-fought win, they were back on the
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practice field this morning for a training session the americans topping england two goals to one they were ahead early. then on her 30th birthday, alex morgan with this amazing header. >> goal! happy birthday, alex morgan. >> reporter: the superstar celebrated by poking a little fun at the brits, pretending to drink tea with her pinky finger extended. >> would you say it's the best birthday ever? >> i would say so. how can you beat this? yeah >> reporter: late in the game, england almost came back with this controversial penalty kick goalie with an incredible save her family watching from the stands from france to the usa, and even online, the team and their fans cheering another win
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>> go usa! >> reporter: the team's big forward, megan rapinoe, didn't play, but said she'll be ready for the final. >> she strained her hamstring and wasn't available today. >> reporter: england's coach congratulating the u.s. >> there is respect now between both countries at the end, both sets of players were together. >> reporter: fans are hoping to see the u.s. women make history again. >> we are going to the final >> reporter: the u.s. team now looking ahead to the most important game of all. and team usa could face rival sweden again they played them in the first round. sweden is through to the semifinal which is being played here tonight against the neds. if they win their semifinal, it is sweden versus the usa on the final game on friday by the way, kristen and craig, there has been more controversy around celebrations. the british media taking issue with that little teacup calling it ill-advised >> of course they are. of course they are kelly cobiella there in lyon, thank you. the match on sunday, we're favored to win it. >> cannot wait i know where i'll be on sunday i think the whole country is just cheering, and i love these
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women. i think they just inspire young athletes, boys and girls you can't help but to feel excited and energized. >> as a buddy of mine pointed out, this may be the first time, in a long time, if not ever, where you have a lot of guys wearing the jerzs of women's sker players f women's soccer players. >> i think you have the whole country wanting a jersey. let's turn to dylan dreyer, in for al the whole week, for a check of the forecast for fourth of july. >> we're closer to the fourth of july a lot of folks traveling today, and a lot of the country is fairly quiet there's nothing widespread, as far as storms are concerned. we could see severe storms whop up later through the northern plains also isolated, scattered, strong storms they'll move in and back out some towns get some, and some don't. it is the popcorn type thunderstorms. if you're traveling today, kansas city to baltimore, those roads could be slow if you're in the downpours. unsettled through the east and
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gulf coast fourth of july, it is warm, humid. we will see pop-up showers and storms for the eastern half of the country. the western half looks fine. by fireworks after dark, most of those storms should fizzle out we could still see lingering, especially back through the plains and into the midwest. on friday, looks like another mostly quiet day, except down across the southeast we do have a better chance of heavier rain it is hot and humid down south, as well. that's the weather across the country. we'll get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds so you have 10 years experience. (woman) i do. (mom) but no phd. (woman) i do have a master's in early childhood development. (mom) you don't mind if i just record this, do you? (woman) no. (avo) first kid. (mom) here's all the numbers, food's in the fridge, oh and lucas likes to pull on jewelry, so you might want to lose the nose ring. (avo) by their second kid, parents are more likely to choose luvs. it absorbs 20x its weight. and the new triple leakguards lock away wetness for outstanding leakage protection. live, learn and get luvs.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. look at outside in san francisco, we can see the fog rolling by, high above the city. we're also getting some suc sunshine. temperatures reach into the mid-60s. we're up to 80 in antioch. san jose a high of 78 degrees. nice seasonable weather that continues into the fourth of july, but it will heat up, going into the weekend. saturday up to 87. and then cooling down again early next week. >> dylan, thank you. coming up, a stunning interview. the estranged husband of that missing mom of five in connecticut denies any involvement in what happened to her, despite facing charges linked to her disappearance. why is he talking now? plus, the red, white, and blue themed shoes that are sparking a massive debate. why did nike pull those flag sneakers first, this is "today" on nbc. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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just ahead, the 15-year-old who defeated her idol, venus williams, heads back to round two at wimbledon. also, celebrations tips for protecting your family this fourth of july, after your local news
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creek, as you get ready to head out, a lot of sunshine, and starting out with some cool temperatures in the mid-50s. we're headed up to 80 degrees for our inland areas, and we'll do it all over again tomorrow. but then after that, our temperatures start to warm up, after the fourth of july, going into the weekend, where we turn to the upper 80s for saturday and come back down early next week. for san francisco we'll have to watch for times of clouds and fog that may block your view of the fireworks so we'll keep an a on that. the temperatures stay cool in the lower 60s there. and vianey has a traffic alert for the east bay. >> that's right, you're taking a live view right now using our sky ranger, southbound 880 at tennison road, this is a deadly crash, four of five lanes remain blocked. expect to see heavy delays. your best bet is going to be to take hesperian boulevard. unfortunately it appears to be a motorcycle rider involved and again this is southbound 880 at tennison road. four of five lanes remain blocked. expect heavy delays for several
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hours, as sig alert will remain and chp reporting possibly another hour until they clear. another update in half an hour.
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back back now 7:30 on a wednesday morning. it is july 3rd, 2019 otherwise known as get away day here in the united states. people head out early for the holiday weekend. this is one of the busiest travel days of the year. that's a look at the long island expressway in new york aaa expecting 41 million people to hit the road this week. the worst time, don't worry, not today, but july 5th, between 10:00 and 12:00. >> a lot of folks on the roads now, so they're ready to get out of here and start their fourth who can blame them >> we'll get a check of the fourth of july forecast in a moment now, let's check today's
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headlines. a decorated navy officer accused of killing a prisoner in iraq found not guilty on six of seven counts brought against him. >> i'm happy and i'm thankful. i thank god, and i leave here with my wife >> navy s.e.a.l. chief edward gallagher was jubilant leaving a courthouse yesterday he was acquitted on murder and attempted murder charges, but he was found guilty on one count of wrongfully posing for photos with a human casualty. his sentencing could come as early as today. a new poll shows a tightening race in a crowded race for democrats joe biden tumbling to 22%, down eight points from the last three weeks ago. kamala harris is enjoying a post-debate bounce, surging into second place at 20%. that's up 13 points. elizabeth warren, bernie sanders, and pete buttigieg
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round out the top five. we've lost a titan of business lee iacocca has died at 94 he helped launch some of the best-selling and most significant vehicles, including the mini van, the chrysler k-car and the ford mustang in his latter years with chrysler, he did a lot of charitable work and helped restore the statue of liberty and ellis island he passed away at his home in los angeles surrounded by family most folks may remember iacocca brought chrysler back from bankruptcy in the '80s. >> what a life. also this morning, the else estranged husband of jennifer dulos is talking in a surprising new interview. kristen dahlgren has been following the story from the beginning and is here with the latest on a case that's gripped the nation >> it has.
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good morning, guys fotis dulos sat down for an interview with wnbc. he involved any involving in jennifer's disappearance >> reporter: this morning, a bombshell in the case of jennifer dulos, a missing mother of five from connecticut the woman's estranged husband, fotis dulos, speaking out for the first time since she mysteriously vanished more than a month ago. fotis saying he had nothing to do with her disappearance. >> people who don't know me probably look at me as a monster and draw their conclusions i've been convicted, in their mind >> reporter: jennifer was last seen may 24th dropping her kids off at school. fotis and his girlfriend my smell troconis are accused of evidence tampering and are currently out on bail, pleading not guilty. >> i seriously pinched myself and said, this cannot be true. i'm wearing orange, and i'm in a cell, 6 feet by 9 feet this cannot be true. >> reporter: fotis would not comment on the evidence prosecutors say they have against him, including
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surveillance videos of a man and a woman who investigators say matched the couple's description. according to arrest warrants, the pair seen on camera throwing blood. >> defendant's dna. >> reporter: last month, a prosecutor telling the court dna belonging to fotis was found missed with jennifer's blood inside her home. >> i have faith in the system, the legal system i have faith in the police and all the agencies that are working on this. hopefully, we'll have some answers soon >> reporter: the duloses were in a bitter custody battle over the couple's five children when jennifer disappears. fotis denies that was motive to do her harm. >> i never wanted jennifer out of the way
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even if i could get sole custody, i would still not take it i would want my children to have a relationship with their mother >> reporter: since jennifer's disappearance, the dulos' children have been staying with her mother in manhattan. the kids now without both parents after a judge ordered fotis to stay away from them he has a message to the kids he says he misses so much. >> hang in there it is a big challenge in our lives. things will work out, and everything will be all right, eventually >> kristen, it's been a month now. still no sign of jennifer dulos. where does the investigation stand in where do things stand with regard to the search for
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her? >> this morning, authorities say the search continues they've received over 1,000 tips but, so far, no sign of jennifer they do maintain though that they expect additional charges at some point in this case. >> kristen, how are the five children holding up through all of this? so difficult for them. >> a great question, what a lot of people are wondering. the family hasn't responded directly as for the children, a friend told the "new york times" they're participating in summer school, sports, going on field trips this summer, but they often ask when are they going to find mom >> so painful. >> kristen dahlgren, thank you. we want to take a turn now and get another check of the weather with dylan. >> good morning again. we are talking about the heat. it is going to be just very, very uncomfortable, especially down through florida and across the gulf coast tallahassee will feel like 108 today. jacksonville, same thing orlando will feel like 106 miami will feel like 107 really limit your time outdoors in the middle of the day, and also just check on the elderly, check on pets, and make sure everyone is hydrated with the extreme temperatures farther north, temperatures are very warm. raleigh will feel like 104 washington, d.c. feels like 97 tomorrow, more of the same cincinnati feels like we're in the mid 90s. nashville, close to 100. charlotte will feel like 100 when you factor in the humidity. as we go into the weekend, we will still see warm temperatures come friday. by the time we get into saturday and sunday, it is back in the 70s for minneapolis. chicago, 70s by sunday
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buffalo, 80 on sunday. even across boston, it is warm through saturday, and sunday it cools off a bit, dropping to the good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're still looking at sunshine and going to see a wide range in temperatures, with low 60s near the coast, and 60s in san francisco. we'll see some low 80s in the north bay, as well as inland east bay, and then for san jose, reaching 78 degrees. our weather basically on the repeat, as we go into tomorrow, and it's going to be nice for the fourth of july, but it will be heating up this weekend, up to 87 degrees this saturday. >> that's your latest forecast. >> lots of 90s and 100s out there. >> it's summertime, right? >> we're in the thick of it. dylan, thank you. coming up, tips to keep your kids and your pets safe at crowded pool parties and fireworks shows this holiday weekend. also, prince harry's heartfelt speech honoring his mother, princess diana, on her birthday
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we're back now with an in-depth we're back now with an in-depth look at a new controversy involving nike and the american flag. that's right it is known as the betsy ross flag, which the company put on the back of its new air max sneaker. it was recalled from stores amid a major backlash nbc's stephanie gosk joins us here live with the details hey, steph what's this all about? >> good morning, guys. you know this fourth of july themed shoe triggered a debate even before nike decided to pull it some called the early american flag a symbol of slavery, while others defended it as a patriotic symbol of the revolutionary war. this morning, a sneaker at the center of the latest battle in the culture wars >> reporter: nike's decision to pull these red, white, and blue shoes, emblazoned with a colonial era flag, is whipping
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up more controversy. the governor of arizona threatening to pull incentives for a nike manufacturing plant in his state, calling nike's recall a shameful retreat. adding, words cannot express my disappointment at this terrible decision the future of the facility, which would employ 500 people, is unclear according to the "wall street journal," former nfl quarterback, colin kaepernick, spearheaded the call to get nike to pull the shoe citing people familiar with the matter, the report says he was offended by the use of the flag, as were others in a statement, nike said its decision to recall the design was based on concerns it could unintentionally offend and detract from the patriotic holiday. when the iconic brand revealed the shoe late last month, critics spoke out. one writing, nike, you should be ashamed of this shoe another wrote, can't wait for the confederate air max 90s. the so-called betsy ross flag, named after the 18th century woman mythologized for designing
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it has been at nazi rallies. some say it celebrates the time of slavery others, including texas senator ted cruz, are renewing calls for a nike boycott cruz tweeting, in part, their shoes represent snide disdain for the american flag. similar calls were made when nike partnered with kaepernick last year in an ad campaign. >> believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. >> reporter: the former quarterback was the first in the nfl to kneel during the national anthem, protesting police brutality and racial injustice some burned their shoes and boycotted nike, while the company saw its sales rise and its stock price surge. >> we reached out to colin kaepernick's agent, who said he had no comment some of the fourth of july shoes made it to the public.
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they were selling, in some cases, for thousands of dollars. >> wow secondary market. >> yeah, right exactly. >> unbelievable. look, this isn't the first time this betsy ross flag has been at the center of a controversy, right? >> yeah, there has been some limited controversy. there was a chapter of the ku klux klan that was sending out flyers in upstate new york using the flag at a high school in michigan, some of the students showed up waving this flag, then the superintendent apologizing to families later, saying that this flag had become a symbol of hate i think this example being the most widespread controversy we've seen to date. >> stephanie gosk, appreciate it. >> thank you. coming up, 15-year-old cori gauff back at wimbledon after her stunning debut and victory over venus williams. so can she pull off another one today? we've got the latest, right after these messages little things can be a big deal. that's why there's otezla. otezla is not a cream. it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable. don't use if you're allergic to otezla. it may cause severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting.
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>> reporter: good morning. there is an electric energy at wimbledon this morning so much of it is focused on that 15-year-old phenom, cori "coco" gauff, set to take the court later today. she's gearing up for court 2 she'll take the court later this morning. it comes after the stunning start to wimbledon, where she defeated five-time champion venus williams the 15-year-old said she's idolized the williams sisters for years. they inspired her to pick up a racket in the first place. she's got a poster of serena hanging on her florida bedroom turns out, serena has been watching her, too. >> honestly, i feel honored that i was on her wall at some point in her life. soon other girls will be -- she'll be on other girls' walls. >> reporter: serena weighing in there. certainly, she has plenty to keep her busy this weekend, this week she's pushing to tie the all-time grand slam record with a win at wimbledon this year
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now, in a surprise move, serena announces she is teaming up with the uk's andy murray to compete in mixed doubles guys, certainly going to be a match to watch. >> blaine alexander for us at wimbledon, thank you coco taking the court in a few hours. >> cannot wait to watch her again. so exciting. amazing young woman. coming up here, wouldn't be the july 4th holiday without fireworks, right whether you're in a big crowd or the backyard, stay safe. we'll do our part to help you with smart solutions, coming up. a look at jerry seinfeld's hit show "comedians in cars getting coffee first, your local news and weather coming up. alright, here's another tough one.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. right now at 7:56, we start out with sunshine over the south bay, really nice start to the day, and it's going to be a pleasant afternoon, reaching into the upper 70s in san jose, and livermore expect a high of 79 degrees, and some low 80s in antioch, as well as much of the north bay, while the coastal areas stay in the 60s. as we look ahead to the fourth of july, as you make plans, we are going to still see that marine layer and at times some fog moving by and mostly clear from the bay to the inland areas and mild temperatures with highs reaching 80 degrees. we are going to have a warmup in the forecast going into the weekend. saturday we're seeing highs up to 87, but it does gradually cool off early next week. we're reaching into the upper 70s and low 80s once again, with san francisco staying in the
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60s. vianey is tracking a traffic alert. >> sig alert southbound 880 at tennison road. four of five lanes remain blocked due to a deadly crash, unfortunately it seems to be involving a motorcycle rider. we can expect heavy delays backed up through san lorenzo. no estimated time when lanes will reopen. the heavy delays will continue. a check of the drive times. back to you. happening now, we are hoping for an update from san bruno police following yesterday's shooting at tanforan mall. the shooting sparked some drama on b.a.r.t. as police searched for a gunman. we're posting the latest developments. washington, d.c., is getting ready for its celebration that should be heavy on artillery, both on the ground and even in the air as president trump leads tomorrow's fourth of july events on the mall. on our home page, the latest including a look at some of the political backlash.
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another local news update in an hour at 7:57. enjoy your morning.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, not guilty. the navy s.e.a.l. chief accused of murdering an isis fighter, acquitted of the most serious charges. >> i'm happy and thankful. i thank god, and i leave here with my wife. >> the legal fight isn't over. what's next? we're live with the latest. plus, getting personal. prince harry opening up about the way his fatherhood has changed him. >> perhaps it's the newfound clarity i have as a father knowing that my son will always be watching what i do. >> and honoring his mother a day after her birthday. >> princess diana was a role model to so many.
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>> we'll have a full royal recap just ahead. and celebrating our country. as you get ready for your fourth of july party, we'll take a look at ways you and your family can stay safe this holiday. from fireworks to barbecuing, we have it all covered today, wednesday, july 3rd, 2019. ♪ american girl ♪ this is never really over >> "today" show. >> we turn 15 today. >> from utica, new york. ♪ i'll be coming over again >> hi, family and friends. >> braxton, mississippi. >> celebrating being cancer free. >> well, that's fantastic. welcome back to "today." thank you so much for being with
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us on this wednesday morning. the day before the big july 4th holiday. kristen and i in for savannah and hoda this week. >> what a great crowd we have. they are ready for the holiday, clearly. they're pumped up. >> yeah, they are. we'll get out there in a bit. >> looking forward to that. the my today plaza shoutouts are so fun. if you can't make it to new york, we'd love to hear from you. just record a short message, post it to twitter and instagram with the hashtag my today plaza, and you might make it into our open. >> part of the virtual plaza. >> which is just as good. it is a busy wednesday morning. a lot going on. let's get to your news at 8:00. the jury in the trial of a decorated navy s.e.a.l. chief has found him not guilty on a charge of murdering a captured isis fighter in iraq. he was convicted on a lesser charge though. steve patterson as the latest from san diego this morning. steve, good morning. >> reporter: craig, good morning to you. edward gallagher walked out of court jubilant. his defense team claiming victory after he was acquitted
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on six of the seven war crimes charges against him, including the murder of a wounded isis detainee, and the attempted murder of several unarmed civilians. this is a case full of twists and turns. at one point, a fellow s.e.a.l. team medic who took the stand and testified it was he who killed the detainee, not gallagher. there was a lot of emotion in court as the verdict was read. gallagher embracing his wife. tears of joy streaming down her face. they're not out of the woods yet though. gallagher, as you mentioned, was found guilty of one count of posing for a photo with a body, which could affect his rank, could affect his pay, and could affect his pension. there's so much at stake for the family as sentencing gets under way this morning, craig. >> steve patterson in san diego, thank you. a new government report on
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the southern border crisis warns that the situation is, quote, a ticking time bomb. investigators from the department of homeland security toured border patrol stations in texas last month they say dangerous overcrowding at migrant detention facilities was widespread one newly released photo shows 82 men crammed into a cell with the capacity of 41 children have limited access to a change of clothes and, in some cases, no hot meals. some critics are calling for the centers to be shut down. house democrats plan to hold a hearing on that next week. tanks have arrived in the nation's capital for president trump's salute to america, fourth of july celebration flat bed trucks carried some of the tanks through the streets of washington last night. they will be displayed on the national mall. the event will feature flyovers by military planes president trump wanted to host a display of the nation's military might since he attended a similar event in france two years ago. this is video of that event. officials have not said what the fourth of july celebration will cost, but the park service is diverting $2.5 million to help
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pay for it. millions of americans are already headed to their fourth of july destinations, but for many, that means the beach recent shark sightings though and attacks have some swimmers on alert nbc's kerry sanders is in florida with the latest on this. kerry, good morning to you >> reporter: good morning, kristen. a look at the statistics reveals that worldwide, a quarter of all shark attacks happen in the waters on the coast of florida, but they can happen anywhere the experts point out, often, it happens in murky or in the surf where a shark can't see what it is going after because they're hunting seals or fish, not humans an eye in the sky catching a close call in florida. dan watson using his drone in the beach when he noticed a dark outline in the water, heading for his three kids. >> that's when i saw the shadow coming in towards them, so that was the moment where things
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started getting crazy. >> reporter: his children were able to race to shore. >> that was kind of that eye-opening moment to us, being able to see that >> reporter: their fears realized a week later, when 18-year-old riley wright was bitten while surfing in the same area. >> i got a shark biting my ankle. i find of freaked out. >> reporter: miles away at daytona beach on monday, danger in the water swimmers seemingly unaware of several sharks nearby. a similar scene in north myrtle beach, south carolina. marine biologists say sharks are not inherently interested in humans we joined a shark tour off the coast of jupiter, florida, tuesday. we swam with 20 bull sharks. we've been in the water more than two hours nothing has bothered us. why? >> well, because these are fish eaters, and we're not fish >> reporter: southern beaches aren't the only shark hot spots. >> beauty. beauty
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>> reporter: researchers tagging sharks off cape cod say at least seven great whites were spotted on tuesday it's already been a dangerous shark season, with three attacks off the coast of north carolina in june. >> we're on the beach. we have a shark bite here. >> reporter: austin reid survived. >> it was a lot of pressure, like, on my foot, and it tugged me down. >> reporter: 17-year-old paige winter lost her leg and two fingers. the attacks not limited to the united states. jordan lindsey from california died last week while snorkeling in the bahamas spear fisherman jonathan hernandez also attacked in the bahamas just days earlier. >> it was a blur of whitewater, fins, and thrashing. >> reporter: a terrifying
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encounter millions of beach goers hope to avoid this holiday weekend. experts stress that the chances of being attacked by a shark are very small, but there are some tips that you can use as you head to the beach this weekend for the fourth of july don't venture too far from shore. don't go into the water if you're bleeding. remember not to wear shiny jewelry because in the water, it can actually look like flashing the scales of a fish that will likely draw a shark towards you. bottom line, guys, enjoy the beach. have a good time of course, if you hear somebody yell, "shark," just come in off the beach and enjoy the sun. remember your sunscreen. >> your last tip may be the best one, kerry thank you so much for that >> a tip that kerry did not include, kristen welker, to avoid a shark attack, stay out
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today's talker, saying hello to jenna bush hager if finalizing your fourth of july plans, if you're doing that right now, listen up. >> that's right. whether you're having people over or checking out the local fireworks, some simple tips can really keep your family safe nbc investigative and consumer correspondence vicki joins us. >> reporter: good morning. they're getting ready to show off a ton of fireworks under this arch. st. louis has three days of fireworks planned. this is my favorite holiday. no pressure, no gifts, just cookouts and swim parties. having a good time before you do anything, we have put together a roundup of summer safety tips to make sure you and yours have a great and fun celebration. it's the fourth of july, and that means summer. time to head outside and enjoy the weather. if you're like me, there will be
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a lot of grilling happening in your house, but are you using one of these to clean your grates the metal bristles are great for cleaning but they can come out of the brush and get stuck in your food. here is a fantastic alternative, yeah, an onion it works really well to get all the gunk off the grate if you don't have an onion, another quick easy trick, aluminum foil. take a ball and get to scrubbing. also, as you're getting ready to grill that meat, make sure you keep it refrigerated the usda says that anything that is uncooked, left out more than an hour in this summer weather, could make you sick serving adult beverages at the party? i like to use two color couples. red for the grown-up drinks. blue for the kid-friendly. that way, there is no confusion. it wouldn't be the fourth of july without fireworks if you're headed out to a big show, it'll be amazing one thing for sure, it'll be loud if you're bringing your little ones, don't forget the ear protection
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i like these ones, which go over the ears like this feel okay? awesome. if you can't find those in time, well, these work just as well. the traditional ear plugs. let's talk about the at-home fireworks. so much fun, but they can also be incredibly dangerous. before you light off the one, two, three, goes or the rainbow showers -- whoa, this brings me back make sure you've done your homework fire extinguisher at the ready, make sure you know how to use it sparklers, very fun. something as small as this can start a fire have the bucket of water ready when everything is done, extinguish it, and you're safe of course, check to see if it is legal to light fireworks where you live here's a great tip for when you venture out into the crowds for the spectacular firework shows use a temporary tattoo with name and phone number if your child is lost, someone can call you right away. you can get the temporary tattoo
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paper online and print it at home that's what i did. if you don't have time, permanent marker works just as well pool parties are always fun. tips, be sure to designate a responsible and sober adult. i'll take that, thank you. to watch the pool. as an additional safety measure, there is a number of high-tech tools that can help you in a pool incident. this bracelet by safety turtle will sound an alarm the second your kid hits the water. this is super loud there's no way you're going to miss this alarm. it works for pets, too, if your dog isn't a strong swimmer, right, peanut? you definitely heard this before, but don't forget the sunscreen. reapply the sunscreen about every hour we have phones with us every time set a timer. easy reminder. a great rule of thumb for exactly how much sunscreen to use, the experts recommend a shot glass full. really, you can never get too
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much don't forget about the pets. this is charlie helping us out today. every year animal shelters see a huge influx of pets coming in because they get spooked by the fireworks. make sure tags are up to date, charlie's are. contact information is there keep them inside so they don't get scared have a great fourth of july, y'all. >> great information are you going to get your temporary tattoos ready? >> i haven't ordered it. >> i'm going to print them out and put them on myself in case someone finds me on fourth of july send me home the onion on the grill is a great tip. the color coded cups, great tip. >> amazing. >> the sun block i had no idea. >> i didn't know you needed that much. >> that's a lot. >> too bad you can't do the temporary tats on the dogs, in case they run away. >> that's why they have the tags >> we're building up to that. how about a little pop start?
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>> let's get to it if found, call siri daly first up, prince harry yesterday, the duke of sussex spoke at the first men's national youth mentoring summit he opened up about being a mentor, being a father, and the legacy his mother left behind. here's a little of it. >> perhaps it's the newfound clarity i have as a father knowing my son will always be watching what i do, mimicking my behavior one day, maybe even following in my footsteps my mother, princess diana, was a role model to so many, without realizing the impact she would have on so many lives. you don't have to be a princess or a public figure to be a role model. in fact, it's equally valuable if you're not. because it is more relatable to the mentees here today, i am incredibly proud of what you've achieved, and i can safely say that my mother, who would have turned 58 yesterday, would feel the same thank you. >> harry's speech kicked off a mentoring initiative, honoring
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his mother's life work the organization will help youth across the uk and commonwealth you can read more at up next, jerry seinfeld. big week for the comedian. along with the 30th anniversary of his long-running nbc sitcom "seinfeld," yesterday, netflix dropped a new trailer for his current project "comedians in cars getting coffee. it teases another season with a-list celebrities and an assortment of cars here's a sneak peek. >> you drive around. comedians attempting to function as normal people >> you're a comedian, huh? >> just give me one solid note >> i was mowing them down. left, left, then drop a right, left, left. >> like a bar and living room soaked in beer. >> looks like they made the sandwich out of his head. >> can you say it? >> no, no, no, no.
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>> we have the meats. >> really just eating. >> not saying anything entertaining ♪ >> oh, my gosh >> so show 'em what we got >> that's a good teaser right there. season 11 features big names seth rogen, jamie foxx, and a rare interview with eddie murphy, to name a few. that season premiere i july 19th on netflix >> looks good. >> i'm going to check that out. how about a check of the forecast, dylan dreyer >> let's look at it. everyone wants to know what's going on for the weekend a lot of people heading to the beaches. it really looks fantastic. just watch out for late day thunderstorms. temperatures across the northeast, water temps in the lower 70s. that'll be nice. southeast, temperatures in the air will be close to 90, and water temperatures in the mid 80s. watch for late day thunderstorms. florida, unsettled pop-up storms each afternoon sunny and hot. temperatures will feel close to 100. water te
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good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. beautiful view with a little bit of fog rolling across san francisco and we're also getting some mostly sunny skies. for the inland areas, we're heading up to 79 in livermore. 83 today in concord. staying seasonable and our weather in a pattern that stays the same into the 4th of july. but we will be heating up in time for the record with temperatures peaking at 87 on saturday.
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good morning. car break-ins are becoming a problem in santa clara. they're calling it an epidemic. there has been a number of break-ins skyrocket this year. they're up more than 120%. professional auto burglary crews are typically striking between 5:00 and 10:00 p.m. monday through friday. officers say they target large parking lots near freeways. some are also using bluetooth trackers to locate laptops locked in the cars and trucks. a pretty rough morning. we have a couple accidents on
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the 205 westbound, but we're still dealing with that crash on southbound 380 and tennyson road. it's backed up to san lorenzo. in oakland, you can see that those delays are expected to continue. no estimated time on when that will reopen. right now your east bay drive time from highway 4 to the bay bridge, about 22 minutes. the south is doing okay. northbound 87 from highway 105, 10 minutes. marcus? >> we'll have another update in about 30 minutes. just when you thought you were done painting...
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and we are back now. and we are back now. 8:30 8:30 on this wednesday morning what a crowd we've got here on the plaza. >> tremendous crowd. >> nice crowd. we've also got -- i always love
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the signs that we have on the plaza. >> two chicks. we have a 13th birthday over here we have some friends from indiana, wisconsin we have two buckeyes in the big apple. will you take a selfie with us want a selfie? that, i can handle come over here why don't you -- let me move this come on in here. let's get a good selfie. come on over there's another sign here. look at you guys missouri, texas. hi, grandma and grandpa. where are you from >> columbus, ohio. >> names >> tasha. >> how is new york treating you? >> good. >> so far, so good. >> having a good time? >> good weather. >> let's do a selfie here. >> got it? >> yeah. i'm a pro at this. don't drop it. thanks for the phone well, you have a beautiful sign. we think at the "today" show that we have a sign for you that might be more important, so what i want you to do is look over here gang >> will.
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>> you. >> thank goodness she said yes and you thought i was just going to read signs all morning. was that a yes >> yes >> okay. i thought people at home watching, they always think it is set up. are you surprised? >> yes. >> we can tell congratulations. this is going to be awesome, guys what are you going to do now >> going to breakfast. >> engaged on the plaza. guys, you're going to be celebrating right up there we got top of the rock that's the rainbow room's bar, 52 dinner and drinks tonight. also, we understand you might want to go to the "lion king." we have tickets to the "lion king" for you, which you didn't know about, i don't think. >> i didn't. >> broadway hit. enjoy that
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tasha and tyler, engaged here on the "today" show. >> amazing >> how cute is that? >> thank you very much. >> congratulations, you guys you're full of surprises, carson congratulations. >> i try. >> i'm going to cry. emotional. >> great every time. >> we love love. for sure congratulations to both of them. we look forward to celebrating coming up, is anyone in your family suffering from a gaming disorder if the answer is yes, we'll explain what to look out for. must-haves to bring along to the beach or a vacation, including the best gear for sand and the water. also, the king of all coolers. we're going to be taking soul food to another level the son of a southern chef is yummy recipes for your fourth of july celebration, including a red, white, and blue dessert. >> love it. ahead on the third hour, more from our series "game on. they use snorkels instead of skates
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how to play underwater hockey. how about a check of the fourth of july forecast? >> it's looking good. >> okay. >> it looks nice we will see scattered showers and storms you have the heat, the humidity, and approaching front. each afternoon and evening, you could see some of the storms some could be strong, especially through the plains states. for the fireworks here in new york city, thursday night at 8:00, 77 degrees, actually looks awesome. partly cloudy, warm, a little humid. that keeps folks warm as they watch the fireworks filling up the sky. friday, heavy rain, especially across the southeast, and looking for pop-up showers and storms some of the storms could produce torrential downpours something to keep in mind if you have to travel it is hot and humid. out west, beautiful weather. lots of sunshine, 70s and 80s along the coast. hot te we are going to enjoy some beautiful weather in the bay area. we're starting out with sunshine
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in the south bay and also going to see that continuing throughout the afternoon with near normal high temperatures reaching 78 degrees, and in morgan hill, expect a high of 82. 84 will be the high in antioch with nava reaching 82 degrees. we're at 87 degrees on saturday and watching out for fog in san francisco. >> and that's your latest forecast carson and kristen >> thanks so much. video gaming is a huge industry, a hobby for millions of people, and myself, and a source of friction in some families in fact, 65% of american adults play video games, according to common sense media kids 5 to 8 spend an average of 42 minutes on video games a day. kids 8 to 18, that jumps up to an hour and 20 minutes a day when does it become dangerous? >> that is the key question. this spring, the world health organization recognized the condition known as gaming
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disorder, putting it in the same category as disorders due to substance use or addictive behavior so how do you know if someone you love is just having fun or is really having a problem we have a relationship therapist here to help us out with all of this great to see you >> good morning, guys. >> let's start off by defining terms here when do you know if someone is having fun or actually having a real problem this is something that is a definition by the world health organization. >> yeah, yeah. so if you are impaired in terms of your control, when you just can't stop, if you're prioritizing gaming over any other activity, bathing, going to work, sleeping, eating, those kinds of things, and if you continue to do it and it becomes escalated, despite the consequences, so you lose your job, relationships, things like that, that's a problem >> those are the red flags what do you do about it?
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>> think about it. you do the research so you can assess what the symptoms are, right? you don't want to assume because your bandwidth might be different than someone else's. you might be able to play fortnite and go to work, but others may not be able to do that have resources handy if you can support them, be the support. you might have to do an intervention or go to therapy. >> what is the backlash from the gaming community when this came out from the world health organization >> the bottom line, it is a billion dollar industry, right the goal is to keep people playing it but you don't want people to play it so much so that they can't do anything else so that's the problem. that's the rub because it is a billion dollar industry, they want people to keep doing it. we don't want people to do it at the expense of something else, like going to work. >> we're in the middle of the summer here. carson doesn't do it yet at the expense of going to work. >> i do it on the way to work on my ipad. i play fortnite. >> during the summertime, especially, kids have a lot more
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time to play games should you let them indulge in a little more game time? >> absolutely not. absolutely not. >> okay. >> i would say stay with your limitations because you don't know when you're going down the slippery slope until you're there. if you can give them a little leeway, it is time to get back to basics and go to school, and they're saying, i don't want to bathe, that's a problem. >> that's a problem. >> you don't know that if you don't give them other activities. >> without other activities, kids will play for four, five hours, and think it is summer, every kid is doing that. >> right. >> parents can be creating monsters. >> they could be create alternative, fun activities do other things with your children >> right. >> tech-free zones. >> eating. >> dinner, being in the car. >> getting outside, playing sports. >> gives you time to bond and stay engaged with your kids. >> i like that. >> if you don't do that, i say the four letter word for love with kids is time. >> i have a camera in my living room and i look, and they're on their devices. i say, guys -- it happened yesterday.
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you give them a little bit, then get outside, put on music, and they washed the cars they were outside. they loved it. had a good time. >> if you have a bucket on basket at the front door, they put the devices there. pick them up when they want to. >> carson hits the nail on the head know what your kids are doing. of course, adults sometimes struggle with this, as well. >> yeah, yeah. >> important to keep track of that all right. thank you. >> good information. >> appreciate it. just ahead, who is ready to head to the beach? go to the beach, get off fortnite we'll have must-have items for the trip to the ocean, the lake, some umbrellas, waterproof cases for your phone, and a whole lot more as i mentioned, a cooler that you cannot miss. this is "today" on nbc cannot m. this is "today" on nbc.
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it is prime beach it is prime beach season these guys are fired up.
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if you're planning on spending some time in the water for the fourth, we've got some great gear to help you enjoy a stress-free vacation clint carter is a contributor editor at "men's journal" and has done all the hard work for you. good morning, clint. >> good morning. >> great to see you. let's start with the breach umbrella. >> unlike the umbrellas you stick into the ground -- >> which can be dangerous and fall over. >> right this promises to stay put, even in high winds. the secret is the base down here you fill it up with this shovel, just a couple minutes, then you have 125 pound base. this will withstand winds up to 35 miles per hour. >> wow pretty sturdy. >> really sturdy >> is it tough to put up >> no. you just dig a little hole, put it in there, fill up the base. five minutes, then it is solid all day long you can even set your drinks there, have your lunch set out >> and the blanket
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>> so this is the beach mat. what it does, the surface is just porous enough so the sand disappears through the top. >> look at that. >> you don't have to shake the blanket throughout the day >> that is impressive. >> just rub it, and it disappears. >> every parent's dream. >> dylan has a good one. >> so this is the rinse kit pod. it is essentially a portable shower you can rinse off your feet, cooler, boogie board. >> fill it with water before you go >> you have four minutes of pressurized spray, which is all you need to clean everything up. >> is it cool, dylan >> it is getting my feet clean that works out great. >> also good for mountain bikes, cleaning anything. it is really cool. >> it makes so much sense. >> when you get in the water, the goggles of the future here custom made goggles that use face mapping technology from a company called the magic five. >> how does it do this >> it is a camera on your phone that scans your face they send comfortable goggles with a perfect seal that doesn't leak they don't cost more than $59. they're not even tight they make a perfect seal with your eye hands down, best speakers for the beach.
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ultimate ears, wonder boom waterproof, they float. >> wow. >> they sound really, really excellent. >> amazing. >> you can pair two of them together you can get a full surround stereo sound while at the beach. >> amazing entertain the beach crowd. >> don't have to worry about getting wet or anything. if you want to play dj while in the water -- >> important one. >> right you can get cases specific to one device that costs about $60. these are the easiest and least expensive ways to do it. start at $20 go across all your devices yeah, you can drop it right in there. you'll be fine. >> i love all the different colors. >> different colors, different sizes. you can have your tablet on the water. don't worry about it. >> most people use a ziploc bag. >> this is way better. >> tell us about this. >> keeping your keys, credit cards, jewelry safe. this is the aqua vault flex safe you can lock this on to a chair, on to the banister at the boardwalk. >> it is a safe at the beach fantastic. >> combination lock, and it is
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splash proof nobody is going to be getting into it. >> major cooler. >> great for small groups. >> jeff from texas is helping us out with this. >> feels great ready for texas. >> there are four bottles of wine leakproof seal if ice melts, it won't leak on you. >> awesome we have our monster cooler of all coolers. >> look out, everybody >> carson. >> this is the rover cooler. >> heading to the beach. >> they'll go over curbs it makes 50 pounds feel like 5. it's awesome >> carson, how does it feel? >> you can't tell you're carrying anything. i have a full keg back there no problem. >> you don't have to have a bike to pull it around. it makes things easy you have a case attaching on the top for all your gear.
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this comes off once you get to the beach. >> great. >> oh, my gosh. >> fantastic i like it. >> that is great >> clint, thank you. awesome tips great to see you more on the gear, head to up next, he is the son of a southern chef, and he is putting his spin on crab cakes and berry crumble. first, this is "today" on nbc. looks delicious. nbc. looks delicious. show me the crown. show me homecoming. baby sloth videos on youtube. amy, do you uh mind giving someone else a turn? oh... yeah i made myself a little comfortable here. i got a pizza for amy! yes, that's me! xfinity lets you search netflix, prime video, and youtube with the sound of your voice. and i don't have my wallet, so... that's simple. easy. awesome. experience the entertainment you love on x1.
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this morning on today food, cooking with soul from a rising food star. his name is lazarus lynch, been on a number of times he's known for putting a personal spin on soul food the two-time "chopped" champion and host of "chopped youth," drives fans to his food through social media lazarus is out with his first cookbook it is an homage to his dad, son of a southern chef good to see you. >> good to see you, man. >> this is a great cookbook.
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the way you promoted the drop of the cookbook. >> how did i promote it? >> i think we have a video. >> do we have a video? >> this is from instagram. this is you with a full on band. >> with a band these are all my friends they play music. we're in times square. >> traipsing through the streets of new york city >> in my stomping grounds. i grew up here, though i'm the son of a southern chef my dad was from alabama. my mama from guyana. i've inherited all this great cooking and techniques from around the world and decided to put that in the book i'm very excited about that. >> what are we making this morning? >> we are making my crab cakes with a chipotle remoulade. i'll tell you what it means later. we'll do a berry cobbler i have to say, we're all matching today. >> a lot of pink. >> nobody looks as good as you. >> thank you. >> it's the best. >> it's from fluid >> i almost wore that today. i almost wore mine awesome. >> we'll make the sauce. really easy. mayonnaise goes in there we're going to use our shallot
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and garlic. >> what makes it a remoulade >> it is a french-inspired, it's like a pimped up tartar sauce. >> pimped up tartar sauce, carson >> i love this lemon juice. blend it until smooth. we'll come back to that. >> okay. all right. >> now, we're going to work on the crab cake filling. i love crab cakes. do you >> i love it i also love the cobbler. >> thank you. >> you've started in on the cobbler. >> i've started in >> are you using real crab meat or imitation >> excuse me >> real crab, i gather. >> real crab for everybody at home. >> you could use imitation crab. >> you cannot. don't use my recipe with imitation crab it has crazy things in it. it has starch and sugars. >> ah. >> our lump crab meat, fresh lump crab meat, some dill, two large egg yolks, mayonnaise, dijon mustard.
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mix, mix to make this come together, we need bread crumbs for it to absorb this is panko. you can do it gluten-free. use millet, rice, even almond flour. omit the bread crumbs. i put it in the fridge to get it firm. >> why do we put it in the fridge >> to get it firm. if you put it in the skillet, you'll have problems. >> okay. got to go in the fridge for ten minutes. >> this is smoking right into our panko, the patty. i'll be cute we have them, nice and shaped. into butter and oil. >> butter and oil? >> wow. >> combo. >> why both? >> ask me why. >> why >> because butter gives me flavor oil makes sure it doesn't burn. >> got it. >> okay. >> wow. >> you're going to let that go i'll shut that off so we don't burn anything. >> how long on each side >> two, three minutes. great question this is the remoulade sauce we were talking about
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we made it over there. once you make it, put it in the fridge there you go add a little sauce craig, i should put you to work. >> go ahead. >> add the crab cake on top. >> arugula in there? >> some arugula. >> in your table of contents, the chapters in the book the names of them. >> veggies ain't whack we got drink waves >> and beef. >> beef? >> the meat one. >> what's it called? >> table of contents is -- >> birds on fleek. >> yes. >> let's get to this crumble here. >> very, very easy fourth of july is coming up. this is something you can do very easily. brown sugar. >> that's good. >> you like it >> that's good. >> save some for me, please. thanks always eating, craig. >> it's true >> it is true. >> cornstarch. easiest recipe in the world. my granddad who lives in london loves this recipe. i made it for him earlier this year, and he fell in love with it. >> what does the cornstarch do >> good question it acts as a thickening agent. it'll thicken the sauce.
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if i use flour in this, you can get a lot of lumps cornstarch is smoother. >> i like that it is a little tangy. >> okay. that goes in make sure everything is mixed. we do the crumble, which is cornmeal, brown sugar, butter, flour, and almonds. >> goes on top. >> right on top. bake that at 375. >> for how long? >> 30 to 35 minutes. >> top it with ice cream and eat. >> that's it >> what do you think >> i'm a texan and i like a cobbler. this is really good. >> excellent. >> really good. >> i ate the whole sandwich. >> lazarus, thank you so much. >> get the book. it's great. >> this is "today" on nbc
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all right. congrats again we set a date yet? >> not yet. >> still a yes >> yes. >> this is great.
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>> wonderful. >> way to plan the whole thing nice job >> have fun tonight. >> raise the bar >> "lion king" will be fun. >> doesn't get better than that. >> can y'all get married here on the plaza, too >> sure. let's do it. >> she was waiting on that third hour of "today" up next first, your local news. >> have a great day, guys. good morning to you. 8:56. i'm marcus washington. we have an update this morning from san bruno police after yesterday's shooting at the mall. one of the people shot said to be in critical condition. so far no word on the arrest. trains were emptied during the search for the gunman who police
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believe hopped on the train to oakland. police say this was not a random shooting. and after a bar closed for san bruno station for some people who parked their cars there, they decided to leave their cars there overnight. that's because that scene was not clear for hours. we'll have an update on midday live and we're also posting on our twitter feed. capitol mall should be heavy with artillery on the mall and in the air. our home page has the latest including some of the political backlash. and getting ready to gorge tomorrow. it's the annual fourth of july hot dog eating contest. they're holding san jose's legendary eater is going up for his title again. you were done painting... discover paint bleed under your tape... not with frogtape!
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live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza, this is the third hour of "today." >> good morning, everyone. welco welcome. i'm sheinelle here with craig and dylan. al is off, but we have kristen welker with us this morning. >> good morning, guys. thank you for having me. so nice to be here with y'all today on this day before the fourth. >> yeah. >> need a good nick name. >> everybody has a nickname. >> k welk? >> k dub. >> i'll take it. >> you have been here all week but not with us. we have a gift for you. >> sheinelle, that's so sweet. >> oh, it's heavy. it's weighty. >> it is heavy. should i open it now? >> yup. >> it is one of the best g


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