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good morning. breaking news. another major earthquake. >> we've got another earthquake. >> yeah, we definitely have an earthquake going on. >> a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks southern california. this one stronger than the first to hit that region on thursday. >> after shocks through the night. some minor injuries reported. multiple fires due to gas leaks. reports of collapsed buildings, plus electricity out for thousands. officials waiting for day break to fully assess the damage. california residents wondering could an even bigger quake be coming? we're live at the epicenter with the latest.
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holiday heat wave. alaska sizzling record high temperatures with anchorage hitting 90 degrees and more than 100 wildfires burning across the state. >> the hottest day of all time. >> plus heat and humidity combine for a sweltering day with the heat index above 100 degrees. it will be sizzling in big parts of the eastern half of the country today. dylan has your forecast. a shocker. the young man who accused the actor of groping him against his will abruptly drops his civil suit with a hearing set for monday. legal experts now wondering if this was a confidential settlement that could lead to the criminal case falling apart. from nbc news, this is "today" with sheinelle jones and
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dylan dreyer. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." i'm peter alexander. dylan dreyer is here. we're happy to have my white house correspondent hallie jackson here. >> waking up to news of yet another big earthquake hitting our friends in california overnight. >> that's exactly right. the state of california certainly on alert this morning. we want to get to breaking news from overnight. the second major quake to hit california in two days. a magnitude 7.1. this one according to seismologists containing at least 11 times more energy than the first. >> here's the latest, like the earthquake that happened thursday. this one was centered near ridgecrest, california, out in the mohave desert. the quake could be felt from sacramento, to san diego even to las vegas. a series of aftershocks. >> california's governor gavin
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kn newsom has called on the president to declare a federal emergency. >> is the big one on the way? nobody knows for sure. seismologists say there's a one in ten chance for another test. magnitude 7 quake in the next week. >> we will speak to a local police official about the most pressing concerns there. we want to start with nbc's molly hunter there. she was there in ridgecrest when this quake hit. molly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that 7.1 was unlike anything i've ever felt. the ground hasn't stopped shaking since then. dozens of aftershocks. officials say there are more injuries and more damage than there were after thursday's 6.4. they're going door to door. we might not know just how bad it is until the sun comes up. >> everybody okay? >> reporter: panic throughout the city? inside businesses and in the
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streets. the massive 7.1 quake shook this town just a day after being rocked by a magnitude 6.4 shock on the fourth of july. the violent shaking causing this home to go up in flames. >> there's a house right there. you see that thick black smoke. firefighters working to put that out. >> reporter: many residents tonight sleeping on sidewalks after dozens of homes were severely damaged or completely destroyed. >> we're not going to leave. this is our home. but at the same time it's really scary to be in the house. >> i went and checked on my house and it was gone so i lost my house today. i don't know if i can even save it. >> reporter: grocery store owners had barely cleaned up from thursday's shaker when friday's hit. >> i was smoking a cigarette outside. i thought, this is it. the end of the world. it shook like crazy. >> reporter: some 3,000 residents in the area are without power. in nearby trono, california, the
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quake split the highway making it difficult to reach residents. >> this time the fault moved that way. this time the fault moved towards the north. >> reporter: fearing structural damage, ridgecrest regional hospital, the only trauma center, protectively evacuated patients. it was 150 miles northeast of los angeles. 20 million people in the quake zone felt as far away as las vegas, arizona and parts of san diego. an nba summer league game had to be suspended. officials at this las vegas arena worried about safety under the swaying scoreboard. >> i felt the ground moving left and right. >> down in lafgs the quake was felt at dodgers stadium. >> i think we've got another earthquake. >> yeah, we definitely have an earthquake going on. >> reporter: while nerves are frayed in this area, we have a warning. >> we should be expecting to
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record earthquakes here's for a long time. >> molly joins us live. you were already in ridgecrest. you were asleep preparing to file a report on the last quake that hit there. basically you were asleep effectively on top of the epicenter. what did it feel like? you're a californian, but explain that feeling. >> reporter: it's like nothing i've ever felt like before, it was terrifying. i was sound asleep. it was 8:20 and the whole room just started violently shaking. i looked up and i couldn't quite understand what was happening, of course. the entire room felt like it was on hinges. there was a really scary moment when you realize the entire building is doing that if you were in a room doing that. i tried to hold on to a wall but you can't really stand still because everything is shaking. our crew was on the third floor. our sound guy flew out of bed because of the force of the quake and then we kind of just ran out immediately.
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the hotel alarms were going out. we got out of the hotel. people were really, really freaked out. >> i imagine that's true. stay safe. >> somebody else working to stay safe, nbc's gaddi schwarz. >> reporter: that's right, halley. no one has slept basically all night. the aftershocks have been almost nonstop. most of the town is in darkness right now. the power is out to a lot of ridgecrest, but this is a big lots and we've got some emergency lights inside of big lots so you can see what's going on. i just want to take a moment to walk you through what we see here. it is absolute pandemonium in there. you've got aisles that are completely blocked like this. imagine being inside of this big lots or a grocery store because there's grocery stores in this same strip mall while the ceiling is starting to come down on you as you try to make your way to the door. you've got debris that is
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blocking all throughout. this was the scene in so many different places. again, this hit at around 8:00 so there were still people out and about when that violent shaking decided to start. so we saw it in restaurants, we saw those moments of panic, people pulling out their cell phones, people videoing what was happening. we saw it in grocery stores, in liquor stores. everything falling down. a very, very terrifying few moments there. then afterwards when people come outside they find themselves in darkness. now it is a moment in which firefighters are going around putting out different hot spots, putting out different fires that flare-up when a gas rupture finds an ignition source. firefighters are still out doing that. >> the two quakes have been a challenge for first responders
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in ridgecrest. a few moments ago we started by asking them in addition to those aftershocks what are his most urgent concerns. >> right now we have a great unified command with kern county fire department. we're doing protective sweeps of the neighborhood. >> you mentioned people are bracing for the aftershocks. a lot of them don't have power. what's the situation on that? when do you expect it restored? >> i expect it imminent. they should have restored power to the remaining 800 customers. >> when you do turn the power back on, obviously that's where you can learn where some other problems may exist. what worries exist with that process? >> initially we had a lot of gas leaks. there are a will the of open gas lines and we are able to get on that pretty quick. when the tower comes on if we have broken wires, lamps that have broken in the house and
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they were on they can introduce flammable materials. >> it seems what we've heard from our crews, this was really scary for our folks. have you had a chance to check in with your family back home, how they're doing and how they're holding up? >> yeah, it's been pretty stressful. i was lucky enough one of my family members were bringing me food. everyone is doing fine. >> the seismologists, captain, say it's a near certainty there's going to be another major aftershock in the next coming days or even weeks there. what is the message you want to share with people in and around your area. >> the message is stay alert. as soon as you feel a rumbling, we've had a few seconds warning where the environment changes and we know it's coming. get yourself to that doorway, get yourself to a safe spot and protect yourself, protect your head. >> that is good advice. thank you very much for being with us. >> thank you, captain.
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>> thank you. >> that was ridge crest police captain. >> millions of people feeling the heat on the fourth of july holiday weekend, including folks in a place where you would not expect it to be a scorcher this year. alaska. dylan is talking about what's a dangerous heat wave. >> not something you think of when you think of alaska. we're thinking dog sleds but this year the nation's 49th state is stuck in the middle of a record heat wave. >> unusual scene playing out in alaska. >> the hottest day of all times. >> reporter: the temperature hitting a record 90 degrees this week. >> i like the sun because it's better than snow. >> reporter: the heat wave continues through the weekend with it staying 10 to 20 degrees above the 65 degree average. with more than 100 wildfires burning, some caused by lightning, alaskan firefighters are battling through the holiday weekend. >> use your experience, your knowledge.
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keep your awareness up. >> reporter: in the continental u.s. an intense blast of wind from a thunderstorm known as a microburst blew the roof off of this home in iowa. hail and heavy rain washed out this area. in wyoming twisters. in florida streaks of lightning hit the sky and rain delayed races at the daytona international speedway. san antonio to raleigh. the combination will make it feel like it's in the triple digits. >> and it will be very warm in alaska. the average high is 65 degrees. with this ridge continuing across that part of the country, temperatures will still be running 10 to 20 degrees above average. anchorage will likely break records going into the weekend. also in the southeast we have not the heat but also the humidity. we are looking for it to feel like it's 108 in mobile, 102 in augusta. in the northeast we're looking for the temperatures to be just as warm. it will feel like it's 95 to 100
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degrees. cleveland will feel like 90. going into next week even as early as tomorrow in the northeast, temperatures will drop. we're back into the mid 80s by tuesday. >> dylan, thank you. we'll get the rest of your national forecast in a moment. we turn to politics. president trump is not backing down in his battle over the 2020 census. the president saying he might sign an executive order to add a question about citizenship to the question air. nbc's hans nichols is in new jersey this morning not far from the president's golf course. hans, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, peter and halley. the challenge for the president this morning as well as his legal team is to settle on a legal strategy on how to include a census question. but the clock is ticking because those census forms have already been printed without one on it. before leaving washington, president trump refusing to
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surrender on the census question. >> it's one of the ways that we're thinking about doing it very seriously. >> if the president considers his options his lawyers are playing for time telling a judge on friday that they know what they want to do but not how they want to do it. trump is interpreting last week's 5-4 supreme court ruling against the citizenship question as only a temporary setback. >> i have a lot of respect for justice roberts but he didn't like it but he did say come back. essentially he said come back. >> reporter: trump's focus on the kren be krus coming after his controversial salute to america's military might on the national mall in which he suggested there were airports in america during the revolutionary war on a technical glitch. >> the teleprompter went out. at the end it just went out. it went kaput. >> trump had previously mocked barack obama for leaning on the devices. he also responded to joe biden's claim that he was the boy. >> he used to make fun of me and
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i smacked him in the mouth. >> i don't think i'm a bully. i don't like being taken advantage of by other countries, by pharmaceutical companies, by all of the people that have taken advantage of this country. >> reporter: and the president looking for victory abroad on another field, wishing the woman's world cup team luck in france putting aside his dispute with meghan rapinoe while admitting he might not watch the final. >> i don't know that i'll be able to. i hope they do well. >> reporter: now there's nothing on the president's public schedule this weekend so lots of time to meet with his legal team or get in a round of golf. peter, halley. >> hans nichols at bedminister property. thank you. now to the teenager who may be having the best morning of any of us. 15-year-old sensation coco gauff a day after she won her third round match, this one, boy, it was a nail biter. looked like gauff was about to lose before she turned it around in very dramatic fashion.
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now she's made it to the round of 16. nbc's blaine alexander has maybe the best assignment of the business. she's been following gauff. blaine, good morning to you. >> reporter: halley, good morning to you. coco gauff is so much fun to watch and we are still watching her. she is set to take the court later today for a doubles match, but it's that stunning solo performance yesterday that still has so many people talking. she came back from a real squeaker of a match to victory and she's making history with each win. it seemed coco gauff's fairy tale run was all about over. >> doesn't quite have the control. >> reporter: she was down a match point when suddenly the 15-year-old fought back. leaving centre court with another win. a spot in round 4 and a crowd that couldn't get enough. >> people in the crowd were behind me every step of the way and that's something i really
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appreciated. >> reporter: the youngest player to ever qualify for wimbledon. coco's first tournament win came against venus williams. the five-time champ she grew up idolizing and coco kept winning. her stunning uk ses turning everyone into a tennis fan. a number one trend on twitter in the u.s. and the u.k. it's a who's who of celebrity congrats from samuel l. jackson and magic johnson to abby wambach, even this from michelle obama. simply, coco is terrific. >> yes, yes, yes. >> and then there's the video from tina lawson, beyonce's mom. >> i was like screaming. i hope she told her daughter about me because i would love to go to a concert. >> now coco got a thriving fan base of her own built in less than a week. >> everybody's cheering my name so it's just pretty surreal how life changes in a matter of seconds. >> reporter: that's why her parents want her to remember this. >> enjoy the moment, you know?
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you're 15 years old. you're playing wimbledon. we didn't expect to be here. nobody expected you to be here so it's a great opportunity to go see how good you could be. >> reporter: soaking it in but not slowing down with her eyes already towards the next match. and monday she takes on simona halep. that will be a bit of a challenge. over the past three years that player has been twice ranked number one in the world. halley and peter, if yesterday's match shows us anything, she does not give up easily. >> a lot of people rooting for her. thank you very much. >> definitely good for those beyonce tickets. >> i don't even follow tennis and i'm rooting for her. it's so exciting. >> let's take a look at what's going on across the country. we are looking for more numerous storms across the country. it stays hot and humid >> cool temperatures to start right now, and 70 degrees in san
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jose. you may notice more sunshine around the coast and the bay compared to yesterday with the cloud cover. early on the daytime highs are slightly cooler by one or two degrees throughout. 87 is the warmer spot in through the tri valley in concord. 83 in san jose and 78 in palo alto and mostly clear skies by the afternoon with a high of 54 in san francisco. and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. still to dock, a legal shocker in the civil lawsuit against actor kevin spacey. could it mean his criminal case sunl raffling. plus, the women's
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we are back on a saturday morning with the headlines. >> first it was time to party on the fourth. ♪ ♪ happy birthday, america. celebrations across the country for the fourth of july. in the nation's capitol president trump beefing up traditional festivities with a display of military might. his salute to america featuring tanks and a flyover by fighter jets. >> our nation is stronger today than it ever was before. not guilty. >> i'm happy and i'm thankful. thank god. i'm leaving here with my wife. >> decorated navy s.e.a.l., edward gallagher. >> bombshell testimony from cory scott likely]b;khvpb(q" the def. scott admitting under immunity that it was he, not gallagher, who killed the detainee.
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>> gallagher was found guilty on one count of wrongfully posing with photos of a human casualty but was released with time served. a fiery crash near dallas, texas. the crash killing all ten people on board and leaving behind a pile of charred wreckage. >> just 12 seconds before the crash the pilot's comments suggest confusion in the cockpit. four seconds later they indicated a problem with the left engine. then three automated warnings that the plane was banking hard. nike's newest sneaker recall. critics slam their fourth of july shoes that featured the betsy ross flag calling it a symbol of slavery. >> according to "the wall street journal" former nfl quarterback colin kaepernick spearheaded the call to get nike to pull the shoe. meanwhile, the governor called the recall a shameful retreat. victory for the u.s. women's
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soccer team is headed to the world cup final after taking down england 2-1. kristin press and alex morgan each scored goals with morgan's coming on her 30th birthday. she pretended to drink a cup of tee. >> meghan rapinoe has the best celebration so i had to try to step up. >> reporter: the american women will play for their fourth world cup title. >> some of the week's wildest moments caught on camera. a freak summer storm in new mexico burying the city in more than three feet of hail. a scary sight in daytona beach, florida, as sharks come within feet of unsuspecting swimmers. easy, tiger. a wildcat that charged at them from a nearby forest. best big brother ever? a young boy caught a ball in florida and immediately handed
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it to his little sister. >> that means mom and dad did good, right? if big brother is giving it to little sister. >> how about the parents looking at their kids with the shark swimming next to them. >> right there. freaking out. >> just respect nature. let them go out of business. >> i'm putting a drone over my kids. >> smart move. still to come, what you need to know to keep your family healthy this summer from
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good saturday morning to you. taking a live look at san jose and a beautiful start to what we are hoping is a beautiful weekend. good morning and thank you for joining. this is marcus washington in today. and looking at the nice forecast for us, and it is warmer in some areas, too. >> it is going to be warm, and cool off tomorrow. it is interesting to go from 80s down to the 70s for the daytime highs within the next couple of, well, within 24 hours. and so san francisco 55 degrees and notice the fog coming through, and we will see the clearing in san francisco this afternoon than what we saw
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yesterday. and 57 degrees in san jose, and five miles an hour, and the temperature transfer in san jose and we started to climb in the 70s by 9:00 a.m., and topping out at 83 in san jose. and half moon bay is cloudier than the rest of the bay area, and as you know, the beach is going to be cooler, and not between half moon bay, but santa cruz is going to up to 74. and cool down tomorrow with the storm up tomorrow, and that is going to impact tomorrow, and the work week coming up. >> sounds good. and we begin with major earthquake that rocked southern california last night. the second in as many days, and this is even bigger and the magnitude 7.1. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> reaction that we are seeing from a lot of videos online and moments of the panic and fear
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for many communities still shaken from thursday's earthquake and we are seeing the damaged walls and cracked glass on ground. the earthquake was felt widely across the state, and the epicenter is from bridge quest, and from the epicenter of thursday's 7.4. people felt that earthquake at sfo and reported to the control tower and the duty manager says when that happens, there is a process in place to check the runways for damage and the runways were checked after the 8.19 earthquake last night. and no damage found. the duties operation says that no interruption, but an officer says he was writing the report inside of the terminal when he felt the building shake. >> it felt like a cruise ship and i saw the blinds rattling back and forth and the cabinet
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with supplies rattling and i thought, are we having an earthquake. >> he thought that it was a local earthquake and then quickly learned that it was relate nd to the larger earthque in ridgecrest. and we are getting reports from ridgecrest and so the web team, so follow us on twitter for those updates. our handle is @nbc bay area. and coming up a major bottleneck at sfo and the ride share issue that is causing the problem. we will have more coming up.
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oh, my gosh. >> we are back on this saturday morning, july 6th, 2019. that is a rock slide near the epicenter of last night's earthquake. a frightening scene there. >> let's get right to the breaking news overnight. the second major earthquake to hit california in two days. a magnitude 7.1. this one containing 11 times more energy. 11 times more powerful than the first one. like the quake that happened thursday, this one was centered near ridge crest, california, near the mojave desert. >> they're still talking about it there this morning.
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nbc's molly hunter was in ridgecrest when this quake hit. molly, good morning. >> reporter: peter, hallie, that's right. 7.1 was massive. 1 11 times for energy. so much bigger than the 6.4. people were really freaked out. the aftershocks keep coming. there have been dozens since that 7.1, and the first thing we saw right after that quake was a house fire. huge plumes of black smoke coming out of the house. we know the woman who lived in the house did actually survive but none of her belongings did. grocery stores, liquor stores were cleaning up from thursday's quake when this one struck. check out this picture, you guys, in nearby trono. a huge crack in the cement. we just spoke with someone from troen no who said the entire road to that town is really damaged. we're standing outside of the hospital. the ridgefield regional hospital. a couple of hours ago they
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evacuated all of the patients outside. they were treating patients in the parking lot. they were worried about damage to the building. there was a lot more damage than thursday's 6.4. we won't know the extent of that until the sun comes up. >> seismologists saying the aftershocks could continue for days to weeks. thank you very much. dylan is back with a check of the weather. >> good morning, guys. starting off with heavier rain just like we've seen in the areas every day this week. heaviest rain falling across south central, nebraska. we have a frontal system across the northeast. we are looking at two areas where we could see some severe weather break out today. the first is back towards the eastern rockies. damaging wind and hail is a possibility. we can't rule out tornadoes. in the northeast we will see the threat of severe storms, large hail, damaging winds but a much
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lower threat of tornadoes if any at all. it's all because of the cold front. these will fire up as you go into the late morning and afternoon. heavier downpours. out on the road keep in mind that the water could accumulate very quickly. that will continue to move to the south. as it does so, it will push the humidity and storms farther into the southeast by sunday. it will be a much better day especially as we go into the northeast on sunday with lower humidity and temperatures in the 70s and 80s. we're looking at half an inch of rain for parts of the eastern rockies and plain states. in the northeast we could see some areas with as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain. and parts of virginia and north carolina we could see as much as 55 degrees right now and live look in san francisco. we do have low stratas hanging out, but the clearing is going to be much better even for the coast and through the afternoon. right now in san jose, clear skies and 55 degrees. the clear skies are going to
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make for slightly warmer temperatures, and inland areas can expect a good increase through the 70s by 12:00. expect low to mid-80s in the inland areas with hotter temperatures through livermore. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. now to a new twist in a story making headlines for months. after a young man accused kevin spacey of groping him against his will, this morning a. >> boomer: -- bombshell. seven days after it was filed the accuser's attorney saying they're dropping a civil lawsuit. raising questions about what happens next. >> reporter: a legal shocker. the man who accused actor kevin spacey of groping him in a nantucket bar abruptly dismissing his civil suit friday. this was a hearing in the high profile criminal case against
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spacey set for monday. the suit was dropped with prejudice, meaning it can never be filed again. and legal experts say that's a big deal. >> that's a strong indicator that the defendant, spacey's team, reached out and settled this case for some undisclosed sum of money. >> reporter: spacey was charged with one count of indecent assault and battery. the son of boston television anchor heather unrui who was 18 at the time claiming the actor bought him drinks and then fondled him. spacey has pleaded not guilty. many wonder if the possible settlement of the civil case could mean trouble for the criminal case. >> if the accuser settled the case, everything depends on whether the prosecutors still believe they should go forward even with a reluctant accuser. >> reporter: at issue, the whereabouts of the teen's cell phone. text messages were used to charge spacey. now they say other messages were
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deleted. court filings say the police notes show the phone was returned to the accuser's family. they say they don't recall receiving it. >> the accuser's phone may contain important evidence. if they claim they can't find it and it doesn't sound like a good reason, the court has a lot of different remedies it can impose, including even throwing out all of that evidence. >> reporter: spacey's career has tanked since this and other accusations of sexual misconduct first surfaced. dropped from his starring role on "house of cards" and from the film "all the money in the world" calling this criminal case a reckoning in the era of me too. this morning the future a little less certain. >> so it's still unclear if spacey will go to that hearing on nantucket on monday. his lawyers didn't respond to our requests for comment but have called the charges against him patently false. the accuser's father can be in
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>> these are the most popular we're talking about. we know they get into your bloodstream. they interact with your skin and they get into your body. what we didn't know is how much they get into your blood stream. they get in higher levels than we used to think they did. what we don't know is what that means. sunscreens have been around since the '70s, the 60s and 70s. >> and it's super important to wear them. >> still wear sunscreen, it's still safe it's much safer than getting skin cancer from the sun if you want to switch, you can switch to zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. you can wear ultra violent protection clothing. that's the long sleeves. >> kids in those long sleeves in the pool, that's an easy way not to mess it up as a parent. let me talk to you about another medical headline we've been hearing a lot about these flesh-eating bacteria,
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necrotizing fasciitis. one woman was killed a 12-year-old got it at the beach, and a florida man was infected even though he didn't step near the water. what do we need to know about this >> i think what that's showing is how careful you feel to be in the water and when you come out of the water the one we're talking about with these three cases is vibrio and that's moving further north into what waters were colder but now they're warmer because of climate change that means it's areas it didn't used to be don't go into the water if you have a cut, a scrape, a bruise that's probably the biggest thing. this gentleman was not in the water. he was paddle boarding he didn't get wet according to him and he got it. if you have cuts and scrapes or bruises, it can get in there. >> you're talking lakes, oceans? >> this is salt water, brackish water vibrio the vibrio, salt water, brackish
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water. the other thing is if you do get out of the water and you notice you get some redness, that redness continues to grow, if you also notice that it starts getting really swollen and it starts getting very painful, get it checked out asap because it can be deadly. >> that's good advice. in the summer sometimes one thing we have to worry about is food poisoning you have the potato salad and the mayo left out in the sun, people love to grill what do you do what guidelines should you follow >> the one thing you don't want people taking away from your party is food poisoning. there are certain things to do number one, the preparation. make sure you keep things separate, especially the meats from the vegetables. a lot of hand washing goes on before that, and you want to cook it to the right temperature. when we get nfgsz from the usda, 145 to 165 depending what you have beef, pork, ham, 145 up to poultry, which is 165. make sure you, in fact, check that temperature get a meat thermometer, and
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we're talking specifically about iguanas. >> not what you thought you'd wake up to this morning. the species so invasive that wildlife officials are now telling homeowners to take matters into their own hands. >> nbc's morgan chesky has been on the lookout. good morning. >> reporter: some call it an invasion. a reptile infestation, but in south florida, don bracic calls it like it is. >> it's like jurassic park out here. >> on her family owned golf course, she says she simply can't compete with iguanas. >> last summer i was taking out 10 or 15 with my own air rifle every other day, but it just doesn't even make a dent. >> reporter: the lizard explosion just as bad off the course. they show up pool side, terrorize pets, even interrupted play at the miami open twice. a problem so serious it's spawned an entire industry. >> it's a big one.
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>> reporter: professional iguana removal. >> this is the perfect habitat and they're reproducing. >> on a good day perry can catch more than 100. the two trap, noose, track down the destructive lizards. one iguana capable of tunnelling under a home's foundation posing a health risk for both humans and pets. >> they also carry salmonella and, you know, their droppings, they're all over the place and that could be a catastrophe. >> reporter: the problem so bad that the florida fish and wildlife commission is encouraging homeowners to kill green iguanas on their property whenever possible. >> it's like the whole community belongs to them. >> reporter: for marlene fischer black the neighborhood breaking point began three years ago. >> they look at you as if they're daring you to come. >> reporter: now her homeowner's association turns to the pros hoping steady removal can slow down a species capable of laying up to 70 eggs at a time.
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do you see a day where it's not that bad? >> we're doing everything we can to help florida out in the way that we can. >> reporter: and as far as how fast these iguanas can reproduce, consider this. one wildlife biologist told us one arrived on the island of grand kay man. now the population is at more than 1.5 million. >> morgan, gross. >> i don't know where to begin on that one now. are people going to be running around with war paint finding the iguanas. >> morgan, they're big. they get really big, too. >> reporter: they certainly do. they're saying, you know, if you can approach one and take care of it on your own, do so. if not, leave it to the pros. >> i can't even handle a cockroach so i don't know about iguanas. >> thank you, morgan. still to come, brad pitt makes some sprising commenturs
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notice the good clearing and the fog at the coast will burn off and we will hit a high of 54 degrees in san francisco. and 83 in concord. and we have a nice range going up here to concord. this is ahead of the cooler day we are expecting tomorrow. we have a storm system off to the north that doing to impact the temperatures heading into the sunday and into the start of the work week, but folks are going to like that forecast. >> and we will stick around for that one. >> and we begin with a major earthquake that rocked southern california last night, and the second in as many days, and this is even bigger and a magnitude 7.1. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> it is a panic and fear for communities still shaken from thursday's earthquake, and we have already seen damage from the cracked walls, and broken
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glass on the ground, and the et earthquake was felt from the epicenter at ridgecrest and very near the epicenter thursday of 6.4. some people even felt it at sfo and it was reported to control tower and the duty manager says when that happens there is a process to check the runways for damage. the runways were checked after the 8:19 p.m. earthquake and no damage was found. the duty manager says that the operations were not interrupted. a san francisco police officer says he was writing a report at his desk inside of the international terminal when he felt the building shake. >> i felt a rolling motion like if you were on a cruise ship, if you will, and then i started to see the blinds on the windows rattling back and forth and the supply cabinet behind me started rattling with the supplies in there and i thought to myself, are we having an earthquake. >> that is officer albie esparza and he thought that it was a local earthquake, but then he
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realized it is relate nod td to larger earthquake in ridgecrest. and so we are updating the information on twitter and on nbcla.com. and now, we will look for the latest move to solve that ride share problem. that and more coming up on our next newscast at 7:00. now we send you back to the "today" show.
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breaking news. another major earthquake. >> we've got another earthquake. >> yeah, we definitely have an earthquake going on. >> a magnitude 7.1 quake rocks southern california. this one much stronger than the first to hit that region on thursday. aftershocks through the night. some minor injuries reported. multiple fires due to gas leaks. reports of collapsed buildings. plus, electricity out for thoses. officials waiting for day break to fully assess the damage. and california residents wondering could an even bigger quake be coming. we're live at the epicenter with
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the latest. dorm explosion. two blasts on the campus of the university of nevada reno. one in the basement of a residence hall sent students fleeing and another across the street left several hurt. no serious injuries. keeping it mum. what royal watchers are saying about that choice. today, saturday, july 6th, 2019. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> yes. turn on the tv. >> hey, look, mom, we made it. >> i'm 26 today! >> happy birthday! >> 25 years and still in love. >> i just graduated. >> so did i. >> we celebrated the big 50. >> happy birthday. >> whew! ♪
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♪ >> good crowd out on the plaza as we celebrate the rest of the fourth of july weekend. welcome. thanks for joining us on this saturday afternoon. i'm happy to have my friend and white house colleague hallie jackson. >> what a morning it's been. we're waking up to big news out in west in california. >> californians on alert. breaking news from overnight. the second major quake to hit california in just two days. a magnitude 7.1, this one, containing at least 11 times more energy, seismologists say, than the first. >> here's the latest. this quake was centered near ridgecrest, california, out in the mohave desert. aftershocks have been happening all night long and more are expected. >> california's governor gavin
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newsom has called on the president to declare a national emergency. newsom has declared a state of emergency for kern county. >> is the big one on the way? nobody knows for sure. seismologists say the chance of another magnitude 7 is one in ten. >> we have this quake covered from all angles. we'll speak to a local official about the pressing concerns in that community. we start with nbc's molly hunter. she was there in ridgecrest, the epicenter, when this quake hit. molly, good morning. >> reporter: peter, hallie, a 7.1 quake is unlike anything i've ever felt. the ground hasn't stopped shaking. dozens of aftershocks. officials are saying there are more injuries and a lot more damage than after thursday's 6.4. >> evacuate the store. >> everybody okay? >> reporter: panic throughout the city. inside businesses and in the
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streets. the massive 7.1 quake shook this town just a day after being rocked by a magnitude 6.44 shock on the fourth of july. >> everything done. >> reporter: the violent shaking causing this home to go up in flames. >> there's a house right there, you see that thick black smoke. firefight jorks working to put that out. many residents sleeping on sidewalks after dozens of homes were severely damaged or completely destroyed. >> we're not going to leave. this is our home. but at the same time it's really scary to be in the house. >> i went and checked on my house and it was gone so i lost my house today. i don't know if i can even save it. >> reporter: grocery store owners had barely finished cleaning up on thursday's shaker when friday's hit. >> i was outside smoking a cigarette and i said, this is it. it shook like crazy. >> reporter: in nearby trono, california, a quake split the
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highway. making it difficult to reach residents. >> this time the fault moved that way towards the south. this time the fault moves that way towards the north. >> reporter: fearing structural damage, ridgecrest regional hospital, the area's only trauma center, protectively evacuated patients. the largest quake to hit the region in 20 years. 20 million people in the quake zone felt as far away as las vegas, arizona and parts of san diego. an nba summer league game had to be suspended. officials at this las vegas arena afraid of safety. >> i felt the ground moving left and right. >> reporter: down in los angeles the quake was even felt at dodgers stadium. >> i think we have another earthquake. >> yup, we definitely have another earthquake going on. >> reporter: while nerves are frayed, a sober warning about future seismic activity in the area. >> we should be expecting to
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record earthquakes here for a long time. >> reporter: now officials are going door to door. in nearby trono it was even worse off. residents are telling me there's no water right now, no power, but we'll certainly have a much better idea when it all comes from. a good reminder to get your emergency preparedness packs together. >> gaddi schwarz is live outside a store that saw pretty severe damage. >> reporter: we know people were hurt, we just don't know how many people were hurt. taking a look inside big lots. you can see how easy it would have been for somebody to be injured. the aisles are a mess. imagine all of this is happening. some people deciding to make a run for it, to try to get outside. you have aisles like this that are completely covered in falling debris. then over here you've got this whole store that is basically in pandemonium.
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you have things hanging from the roof. this kind of gives you an idea what was going on, but there is nothing like seeing some live moments inside of all that chaos. people pulled out their phones and they were able to record from inside of restaurants, from inside of stores. giving you the sheer terror that people experienced in those moments. things have obviously calmed down a lot since that 7.1, but we are still getting shaken pretty regularly. it almost feels like when you're walking around, you feel like you're in an airplane. we're starting to see it flicker on and off. firefighters have been putting out fires from gas leaks. rate now firefighters are hoping for a little bit more light out here once the sun comes up so they can identify more of those trouble spots. guys? >> stay safe out there. thank you very much.
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other news making headlines this morning. questions about how police discovered the body of missing utah student mackenzie lueck. the 23-year-old's remains were found in a canyon two hours away from north salt lake. lueck was last seen alive three weeks ago. 31-year-old ayoolaa ajayi is under arrest. her burned remains were found in his yard. they're not saying who or what led them to that remote canyon. trying to figure out what caused two explosions on the university of utah's campus. the first smaller explosion that happened in the basement of a dorm sent people running. then a very big blast fired shrapnel across the street seriously damaging two residence halls. the university expects mechanical failure. some suspect the boiler may have
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caused it. kawhi leonard is reportedly signing with the los angeles clippers fresh off his mvp performance. leonard is said to be leaving the toronto raptors. his deal is rumored at 4 years, $142 million. in another big move the clippers will trade for oklahoma's paul george, another star in the league. that puts the ball in the lakers court. the cross town rivals could finalize a trade for the pelicans anthony davis as soon as today. a whole lot of shaking going on in california. >> if you like basketball, this morning's for you. >> you know what, i do, and it is. thank you. we have a little time for weekend morning boost. >> put away the handcuffs and pull out the wallet. the nypd comes to the help of a desperate woman. a shop lifter was caught red handed with stolen food in her bag. when she told the officers she
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was hungry and had no money, these cops didn't march her off to jail. oh, no, they marched heright up to the checkout counter, reached into their own pockets and they paid her $30 bill. overwhelmed with emotion. what a moment for all. >> good on those officers for looking out for a person in need. still to come, how to keep your children safe in the water and should they learn to swim using the popular flotation vests. ♪ ♪ so kim, you going for our big drive safe & save discount? yup, using the app. i've been quite vigilant. sharon says step on it. the meeting's started. ok, write her back 'dear sharon, don't mess with my discount!' faster mommy, i gotta go to the bathroom. i do too honey, but we're gonna hold it for mommy's discount. easy, easy! but you're in labor? don't mess with my discount! uh hem. get a discount up to 30%
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with humira, control is possible. always a morning favorite. we are back with our royal roundup. a big day for the newest addition to the royal family. baby archie is being christened today in a private ceremony with a small group of family and friends. >> small group. >> reporter: hey, hallie, good morning to you. this is a happy day. a little boy being christened. instead the duke and duchess of sussex find themselves once again mired in controversy, criticized by the media for not giving away enough information. here at kensington palace princess diana brought them up away from the cameras. now harry finds himself fighting for his own son's privacy.
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a royal christening. a big name for this little boy now two months old. the ceremony taking place at the queen's own private chapel on the grounds of windsor castle. it's a special place for mom and dad, the duke and duchess of sussex where they had their fairy tale wedding. harry and meghan now live in frogmore cottage. he will wear the same gown from the family. the actual ceremony will be a private affair, just the parents, god parents, friends and relatives expected to be in attendance. not in presence will be the queen. she has prior commitments. >> meghan and harry want this to be a completely private moment, very much in keeping with how they've said they want to raise this baby. >> reporter: and the god parents, according to buckingham palace, in keeping with their wishes, will remain private keeping the public guessing on their identity. close friend serena williams who
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meghan visited on centre court will not be there. another contender linds be si ross, who sat next to meghan at wimbledon. george clooney now in the running. mark dire and jack warren. >> i've covered five or six christenings in my royal career and i've never come across such secrecy. >> reporter: just one of the many breaks with tradition chosen by this modern couple, determined to protect their child from the public. the christening of archie's cousins and other royals were celebrated occasions. >> why keep it so private, you know? >> leave them be, say others. >> it's up to them. it's a personal thing, isn't it, a christening. >> harry and meghan under pressure yet today remains a private and joyous occasion. >> reporter: and there is a lot of criticism of harry and meghan. it must be a little confusing over there. let me break it down for you a little bit.
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the british new hampshire gets a lot of clicks. they are fighting for more information. what they're arguing is the british taxpayer pays for the royals so they have a duty to give out information, give out pictures but of course there is a lot of hypocrisy. they don't mention how much free attention and free publicity they're bringing. i have to say, i don't blame harry for battling to protect his son especially with his background with princess diana. >> you talk about the battle the journalists are thinking about. why not just let them have a day? let them have an afternoon for themselves? >> we'll all see a photo. keir, we appreciate that. thanks so much. another check of the weather right now. our friend dylan is out on the plaza. good morning. >> good morning, everyone.
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beautiful summer morning, i think, to celebrate 50th birthdays. you're turning 50. where are you from? >> charleston, south carolina. >> you know her. you're also from south carolina? >> arkansas. >> okay. this lovely lady here you don't know? >> right. >> you're also turning 50. where are you from? >> kady, texas. >> you all need to find out one big thing to do today. >> this is it. >> let's take a look at what's going on across the country and it's all about the heat in alaska. on thursday it hit 90 degrees. that is the warmest temperature ever recorded in anchorage, alaska. temperatures all throughout the weekend and into early next week. it will stay hot down south with the humidity making it feel like it's closer to 110 degrees in mobile, alabama. a gust da, georgia, will feel like 102. birmingham like 101. we will feel the humidity. temperatures in the 70s tomorrow
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and we'll see 80s in and around d.c. it will drop down t look at that beautiful sun starting to come up in san jose. we are expecting the temperatures to hit the 50s and they are going to ventually climb into the 60s and the 70s and eventually the 80s. the daytime highs through oakland 71. and san francisco with a little lez cloud cover through the afternoon which means better clearing in the evening hours, and martinez an concord 87. and expect mostly sunny skies with warmer temperatures through the afternoon. and that's your latest forecast. guys? >> dylan, thank you very much. coming up, brad pitt opening up about his own future in hollywood. we'll share what he has to say. first the saying, you scream, i scream, we all scream force cream. i
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user saying i don't know if she's more gross for doing it or stupid for letting someone take a video and post it. >> i can never be at peace buying ice cream now. >> police launched an investigation shortly after the video blew up online using surveillance footage to search for the woman and her boyfriend who filmed the video. they've identified them both. as for possible punishment, police said the suspect could face a second degree felony with a maximum 20 year prison but since learning the woman is a minor, they now say the fate is in the hands of the juvenile court. her boyfriend's future is also uncertain. i hear his voice a lot in the video. sounds like he was egging her on. >> here is some news you can use. they freeze their cartons upside down. you know how it's hard to peel off. that's how you know nobody's licked your ice cream. >> a lot of them don't have the peel off lids. how would you really know?
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>> this whole thing is ugly. pop star. first up, brad pitt might be playing a leading man. he told gq australia that he feels like he's naturally aging out of the acting business and enjoys being behind the camera more saying i really believe overall it's a younger man's game. not that there aren't substantial parts for older characters, i feel the game itself will move on naturally. there will be natural selection through it all. i don't know, i still think he could be leading man all you want, brad. >> he has the option to get behind the camera. >> that's right. >> over in the u.k. lil nas x has publicly come out stating he's gay. he spoke with cbc america. one of the reasons he decided to come out particularly with his diverse fan base. >> what do you think the reaction will be do you think on gay? >> you know, they feel more comfortable pretty much.
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and a good saturday morning to you, and taking a look outside and look at this. a beautiful shot from the tower. and overlooking the golden gate bridge somewhere down there. >> been there. >> yes. >> and hiding in all of the fog rolling through. >> we don't mind it for right now. and thank you for joining us. i'm marcus washington in today. and this is not going to be the sight across the bay. >> no, it is nice to see it now, because for the most part it is cool in san francisco and 55 degrees, but eventually we get the fog to burn off and once it is burning off, we will get a better clearing, so if you are heading out to beach or inland and looking at what you can
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expect. heading along the coastline and keeping the cloud cover on longer, and of course, it is going to be cooler at the beach, and the breezy conditions expected and only topping out low to the 60s and maybe too chilly for the beach, but check out the san jose temperature trend and meanwhile down to the south bay, the temperatures will climb into the low 80s and by 1:00, san jose is 81 degrees and one of the warmer spots is concord climbing into the upper 80s and i will let you know what to expect for the sunday forecast coming up. >> warmer there. thank you. >> we begin with a lot of people are talking about that major earthquake that rocked southern california last night. the second in as many days. this one even bigger a magnitude 7.1. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> panic and fear for the community still shaken from thursday's quake. we are already seeing the
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damaged walls and cracks and broken glass on the ground. that earthquake was widely felt across the state. the epicenter is 11 miles from ridgecrest, and close to the epicenter of thursday's 6.4 earthquakement some people felt the earthquake at sfo and reported it for the control tower. the duty manager saying that when it happened there is a process in place to check the runways for damage and runways were checked after the earthquake last night at 8:19 and no damage was found and the duty manager says that the operations were not interrupted and san francisco police officer says that he was writing the report at his desk inside of the international terminal when he felt the building shake. >> i felt a rolling motion like on a cruise ship and then i started to see the blinds on the windows going back and forth and the supply cabinet behind me started to rat ttle with the supplies inside.
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i thought, are we having an earthquake? >> and so it is related to ridgecrest nearly 400 miles away. and so there is a update from the weather team on @nbcbayarea. and coming up a bottleneck for the ride share pickup at sfo and the moves to try to solve the problem. that and so much more coming up for you at 7:00. right now, we are going to go back to "today" show. ♪ ♪ ♪ this is how driving should feel.
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against these young players. >> they call him the pizza pope. that's right. for spreading the gospel of the authentic neopolitan style pie. he's here to show us how to make the perfect pizza at home with the perfect ovens here on the plaza. >> i like a chef brings his own oven. >> i do, too. first, new life for a game traditionally reserved for senior centers and community gatherings. >> some millennials are picking up bin-i-n-g-ob-i-n-g-o. >> reporter: this is not your grandma's bingo. for starters, there's disco. dancing, and the dabettes. part bingo caller, part party caller. >> i'm patsy. >> what's your favorite bingo call? >> 74 wearing velour. >> welcome to social bingo. the old-fashioned game revamped
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for a new generation. >> this is the u.k. and possibly the world's first bingo hall that's been specifically designed for maximizing the enjoyment from the game. >> reporter: how do you make bingo relevant for millennials? >> we've replaced cocktails. we have an amazing wine selection. >> reporter: the mat moss fear is more like a nightclub where players, traditionally women of a certain age, balance a cigarette in one hand and a bingo card in the other. even bingo lingo has been upupdated. at dabbers has been rechristened, two body positive ladies. some old timers aren't crazy about the new way of playing bingo. >> bingo should be bingo. >> reporter: but the industry knows it needs to attract younger players to survive. >> bingo's having a bit of a
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resurgence now. millennials are getting into it. why? >> we live in a virtual technological age. some want to go back to the roots of why something started. >> reporter: but some things haven't changed, like the mixture of luck and skill. >> the skill is to start the game in time to claim the prize. >> we've got two winners! >> reporter: if anything, winning has become harder now that the liquor is flowing and the music is pounding. keeping up with the calls can be a challenge. >> did you win anything? >> absolutely not. >> did you have fun? >> we absolutely did. >> reporter: this is the future of bingo. it's fast, it's friendly and it's really fun. sarah hare harmon, nbc london. >> that's a new twist on a night out. >> i would do that. >> a little different than the bingo i went to with my grandma. >> a lot of drinking and dancing. >> >> gil: lan with the final check of the weather right now.
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>> yes. it's very sticky out here right now. that's going to be the case. down in florida it's also hot and humid and we have a big race in daytona tonight. it starts at 7:30 eastern time right here on nbc. also watch out for thunderstorms. they'll be scattered about. that certainly could delay things a bit. there is that chance of storms with a temperature of 82 degrees still that late in the evening. we are going to see the storms continue to fire up. right now the heaviest rain is across the plains and the panhandle of texas. the storms will fill in through florida, southeast and great lakes and northeast, too. it's the cold front going to produce the isolated severe storms. strong storms back across the eastern rockies with hail and damaging winds. on sunday that front will finally help clear out some of the i think that you will like the forecast, because we will be seeing the fog that isle roing through san francisco and
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especially near the coastline. we are talking about 50s to start, and through the interior valley the sunshine is going to warm us up, and near the 90s in the interior parts and including concord, and livermore at 80. and in the south, 83. so the temperatures will feel slightly warmer for the interior valleys. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you very much. it's hot out here. >> indeed. more to come here too on "today." including, parents, something you will not want to miss. important tips to keep your kids safe in the water and around the what patients don't realize is what they eat and drink is likely acidic and then what's happening is the weakening of enamel. now is the perfect time for a toothpaste like the new pronamel repair. this toothpaste takes it to the next level. it takes minerals and it drives it deep into the tooth surface so that we can actively help repair weakened enamel. i do think dentists are going
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we're back now with an important discussion certainly this time of year. it's swim safety. the topic is in the headlines after tragic drownings involving small children of celebrities. the daughter of olympic skier bode miller. more recently the son of country music singer, granger smith. certified infant swim instructor michael petralla. he's working with the miller family to raise awareness. families are taking their families to the beaches or to the pools, obviously swim safety is a top priority. there are stats that make this really an urgent issue for families. >> we know that about ten people every day in america drown. drowning is a leading cause of death for kids under five years ago. preschoolers who drown are in the care of one or both parents. the backyard pool is the place where it happens the most. >> just takes a moment for a parent to look away and a child to find themselves in the pool. >> water safety is critical wherever you choose to go. what are the places to begin for
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parents trying to protect themselves and their families. >> we want to set up layers of protection. the more layers we set up the safer our children are going to be. that first layer is going to be active supervision. we want to make sure who's watching the child, whether it's mom, dad, grandma, aunt but we need to communicate that with each other so we know who exactly is going to watch them. >> by watching that means eyes are on them all the time. >> exactly. >> you have ways to protect your home, pool at home or even at the beach as well. >> so we want to set up barriers between the house and the pool. so we're going to talk about locks and alarms on the back doors. as your kids grow we want to probably change where those locks are. the next is going to be a pool fence between the house and the pool so that should have a self-latching gate. locking as well. >> a gate that the kids can't open up by themselves? >> exactly. . beyond that we get to alarm systems, wearables. parents need to know what is best for their child and their
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situation. do the research. >> a lot of families, mine included right now are in the swim lessons phase. 4 years old trying to get it right. that means when we're at the pool we let her hang out in one of these. what's the problem with these? >> so this is probably the worst thing you could put your child in in the backyard swimming pool. all of these devices are coast ghaurd approv guard approved. they are to be used on a moving vessel whether it be a watercraft, boat. these are not intended for use in the backyard pool. these get your child in a vertical position which is the worst position. >> what's called the drowning position as you describe? >> that's correct. so we want to make sure when your kid's in swim lessons that they're in a self-rescue lesson, something that teaches them to get to a back float, rest and breathe. also, when you have thoeem in a pool, we should be holding them, playing with them, making sure. this allows your kid to enjoy
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the water in the most deadly surface on the face of the earth for this. it's the worst possible thing that we can do. we want them to understand the water, buoyancy and what happens in there. >> that's a big eye opener. and a lot of other parents. i can't tell you how many pools i go to where kids are floating around on that. >> i'm glad you're here. >> have a safe summer. >> thank you very much, michael. we reached out to the makers of the puddle jumper life jacket but have not heard from them. while wimbledon wraps up the first week, dylan is
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it has been a wild week at wimbledon. the biggest surprise, 15-year-old american cori gauff making it into the round of 16 after a big comeback victory on friday winning the thrilling three set match.
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>> gauff says venus and serena williams were her biggest inspiration. they've set the bar for a new generation of players. to see some of the new crop in action i visited a special tennis center right here in new york city. >> reporter: for decades venus and serena williams have dominated but at 39 and 37, the sisters are two of the old jest players on tour. they've set the stage for a new generation. at carrie lead center, nyjtl, leasele hubert is helping usher in the next generation of tennis greats. >> when somebody first hears about this, they hesitate for a second. they think we're in the south bronx. then they really realize what a special place we have here. >> reporter: co-founded by
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arthur ashe, nyjto is the largest grassroots nonprofit providing free tennis lessons. >> why do you love tennis in. >> because it challenges me as a player and person. >> it's helped my confidence. >> tennis is quite literally a song. >> ♪ ♪ >> i love it. i decided to particular a lesson from the future tennis pros. oh, geez. >> good try. >> not many people can get it through that hole. nope. >> little higher. >> got it. >> go, go, go, go. >> wow, it's like i closed my eyes. >> whew! >> that was a good shot. >> run it. run it. run it. >> she's a pro already. >> it was awesome playing with you. >> i don't get to play nearly enough. >> nyjto is more than a place to
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hone their racket skills. >> when 9-year-old samantha hill lost her father, she also lost her love of tennis. >> she just didn't want to come on the courts. transportation was provided. i had meals delivered to my house. >> reporter: samantha is now back on the court and she has a new teammate. for 18-year-old leon, his tennis won't stop here. he has a scholarship to play this fall. >> i want to come out of college and get a job. >> reporter: now ethan leads his teammates who are ready to fill the shoes of their identify dolls. >> my idol is novak djokovic. >> i have serena williams. >> each one here is the next one. we have this opportunity here to create leadership and leaders. >> reporter: for the kids, the future is light with match point. >> new york junior tennis and learning offers hundreds of thousands of hours of free
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tennis throughout new york city. it's an amazing program. these kids will spend hours and hours and hours on the court. aren't you hot? don't you want to take a break? no, we want to play more. >> for the love of the game. >> pretty soon they'll be calling cori gff oneau if you have moderate to severe psoriasis, 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. otezla is associated with an increased risk of depression. tell your doctor if you have a history of depression or suicidal thoughts or if these feelings develop. some people taking otezla reported weight loss. your doctor should monitor your weight and may stop treatment. upper respiratory tract infection and headache may occur. tell your doctor about your medicines and if you're pregnant or planning to be. ready to treat differently with a pill? otezla. show more of you.
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morning. we are back with today food. chef anthony's pizza is called the finest sitdown pizza by the five boroughs just recently. congratulations. >> thank you. >> now he's returning to his roots to open the newest restaurant on the jersey shore not too far from where you grew up. >> right. >> let's watch. >> reporter: he's been called the pizza pope. spreading the gospel of the perfect pie to anyone he can. >> i put every ounce of my soul into what i do here and i never compromise. perfect pizza for me is naturally leavened dough that's really light and puffy and has some char and also the highest quality ingredients you can use. sam rosano tomatoes, fresh basil, sea salt, extra-virgin olive oil. >> reporter: he took his childhood love of all things italy and turned it into a new
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york city favorite. >> food in my childhood played a pretty large part i would say of almost any italian american family who became a center point of gathering. >> reporter: six days a week he cooks up pizzas in a wood burning oven, until the dough, which takes three days to make, runs out. and while so far he estimates he's fired up tens of thousands of pizzas in his lifetime, it's a passion he says he's still perfecting. >> every time you put a pizza in the oven it's like walking a tight rope of that window of perfection. >> we are here with the pizza pope himself. >> good morning. >> a fired oven on one of the hottest days of the year. you have been making pizzas for 25 years. >> okay. >> in 25 seconds. >> one of the main things that's different is the doe is very
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delicate. you can't pick it up. >> you're not going to spin it around? >> not this dough, no. if you are going to open it up, take your bench flour, sprinkle it easy, easy. >> being too rough? >> you're going to go like this. you're going to kind of create like a rim around the edge. >> you're making the alaria pizza and i'm making the confederate. >> you can flip it. looking good. basically what you want to do is you never want to compress the rim. >> got it. >> that's going to take the air out of it. >> you've been doing pizza for 25 years. how do you keep up the discipline? do you ever get sick of it? >> no, i don't get sick of it. it's a profession there's no ceiling to the learning. we'll have ups. >> andy: downs where it's like, wow, it's coming out great. >> or this one doesn't turn out? >> yeah. it keeps you all the kind of
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pushing. >> you do sauce on some of yours? >> right. this one has sauce. >> do you want me to help you? >> you might need to. i'm not sure this is looking as round. >> i do cook a fair amount. how does it taste at least, a little bit by tetter? >> it's chewy, airy, soft. >> sour dough. >> fresh. >> talk about where people if they don't make dough at home, how are you supposed to get a dough like this? >> making dough -- >> pour the sauce on? >> yes, pour the sauce on. spread it around with the back of your spoon. as far as the dough goes, try to make it at home if you can. if you don't feel like you're up to that challenge or have the time, you can buy frozen dough. you can buy pizzeria. >> would you sem your dough? >> no. we make a limited amount. >> let's get this is the cheese? >> no. no. no. now you put these other tomatoes. these are two other special kind of tomatoes near naples that are
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very interesting and kind of have a lot of flavor. a little fresh parsley. >> pizza napalatina is a special pizza. >> right. >> there's a movement to be traditional. >> right. it's spreading around the world and it's beautiful because it supports the city of naples and supports an old tradition. a little bit of coarse sea salt. >> there's one thing we're not putting on here, that's cheese. >> that's right. this is all a way to highlight the dough and highlight the tomatoes from that region. this pizza, real quick, i'll show you guys. this one would have fresh tomatoes like this, really quickly then we use smoked mozzarella. >> a little bit of the arugula. >> how do you get them in the oven? >> we use a peel, like the metal flat handled -- >> like that one. >> do you want to come over and i'll show you? >> are we going to try to put
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one in. >> try it. >> i'm going to need your assistance. hold this. >> okay. >> nice. that was great. >> thank you. they call that the slide, i think. >> then we put this one in. >> let me put a little bit of oil on it. okay? like that. >> i'll let you put it in. >> how hot is this oven? >> you're going to go like go in and then i'll just help you. you're going to go like this, pulling, pulling, that's it. >> we did it. >> we happened to have some finished products that i think our friends are enjoying. the dough is really good, dylan. do you like that? >> i've been enjoying this very much. >> we just crushed most of the pizza here. >> thank you so much. this was so good. >> it's amazing. thank you. this is great. i want to try to have a quick bite. >> that's going to do it for us on a saturday morning. we're so happy you were here to help us enjoy. coming up, we're going to have on sunday "today" the 30th
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anniversary of the birthday of "seinfeld." we'll review our sitdown with jerry seinfeld himself. good morning to you. i'm marcus washington and coming up next on today in the bay, an even bigger earthquake in the same spot in southern california. a lot of shaking and frayed nerves. we will have a report from the earthquake zone. and plussaking from the bay area, and we will get reaction from the passengers at sfo. expect a warmer day across the bay. we will have a cooldown though coming. this is not a bed.
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good saturday morning to you. it is moments away from 7:00. this is shoreline park and mountain view, and beautiful way to start out the day. it makes you want to go for a run, doesn't it? >> yes, great motivation there, and cool temperatures to start. >> absolutely. good morning to you. and thank you for spending your morning with us right here.
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marcus washington in today. and looking at the forecast, it is shaping up to be a nice evening. >> yes, it is, marcus washington. indeed, and you will see the great shot there, and we are seeing the clearer skies and mostly throughout in san jose and 56 degrees. however, we do have some of the cloud cover and the fog rolling through san francisco right now, and about 55 degrees. again, if you are going if go for a hike or a run, this is maybe the best time of the day to do that and as we head through the afternoon, and unless you plan on running on the beach, you are good to go all day, but in the interior valleys the temperatures will warm up quick i will. we will climb into the upper 80s and concord in the upper 90s. and antioch as well. livermore and as far as the summer breeze going, we will keep the cloud cover near the coast. we will have less high clouds rolling through, but as we head into tomorrow, we will see a big drop in the daytime highs

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