tv First Look MSNBC November 22, 2012 2:00am-2:30am PST
things. those are waiting for you now. we are here for you. you can do this. report back and let us know how it went. that does it for us tonight. have a great thanksgiving. we'll see you monday. and repor and let us know how it went. that's it for us. first look is next. this thanksgiving morning, first look, secretary clinton is on her way home after working out a cease-fire in the middle east. will it hold. a new report on general petraeus. we have details. >> we are a few hours away from macy's thanksgiving parade on nbc. good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. >> the streets are clear this morning after the cease-fire went into effect. thousands went into the streets to celebrate the cease-fire. martin fletcher fletcher joins
us from tel aviv, israel with the details. martin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's all quiet. a couple of sirens went off but no rockets have been fired. so far the cease fire is holding about 14 hours after it went into effect at 9:00 local time last night. there were great celebrations in gaza last night, as you mentioned, celebrations by the palestinians, what they perceive as their victory over israel. in israel, no such scenes at all. there was no celebrations at all. here, there's a sense there's nothing much to celebrate. the question, as you mentioned, will the cease-fire hold. even defense minister said he does expect the agreement to be honored. on past experience, it could be a short term cease-fire, waiting to see. we have heard the israeli army is beginning a drawdown of its army reserve troops at the
border they're be waiting to see if the cease-fire does last. the schools have resumed operations in the south. all schools win 25 miles of the border last week have been closed and still haven't been opened again, waiting to see if the cease-fire really does hold. at the moment, this agreement really has a lot to be negotiated, a lot to be worked on. the only agreement really so far is quiet for quiet the israelis have stopped attacking and israel has stopped attacking. will it release its hold and grip on boarder crossings to gaza, also to be negotiated in this same sense, the question is will israel stop -- will israel
stop its attacks on gaza. all waiting to be seen. meanwhile, peace for the time being. veronica. >> that is some good news. martin fletcher live for us this morning from tel-aviv. thank you. susan rice speaks out for the first time since calling the attacks spontaneous. she said she relied solely on evidence from the intelligence community and reacted to criticism from senator john mccain. >> i have great respect to senator mccain and his service to our country. i always have and i always will. i do think some of the statements he's made about me have been unfounded but i do look forward to having the opportunity to discuss all of this with him. meanwhile, in new york city, thanksgiving is already under way.
jay gray is with us along the parade route. all right, jay, what are you up to now? >> reporter: good morning. you can see the floats lined bip hind me on 77. what you see first is hello kitty, one of the newest floats, along with papa smurf. the balloons are lined up. everybody is ready to get these things going. it's an exciting morning. part of the float is also a float that represents and honors the first responders to hurricane sandy, an important part of the theme of this year's parade. they want to make sure everyone here watching remembers the tragedy a few weeks ago and everyone will be wearing a lapel pin part of those remembering those lost in sandy and remembering there's still a lot of work to be done here. a big part of that work is getting back to normal and
what's more normal than this parade in new york. should be more than 53 million lining the streets and watching at home. >> you have great weather to go along with it. good news. >> reporter: yes. beautiful. >> thank you. last night on "the ed sho,", he said he wan-- what he wants includ included. >> with regard to the affordable care act, the supreme court has already put its stamp of approval on it. we need to move on. boehner does not want to accept that. i think he is trying to send a message to the tea party he's got something here he wouldn'ts wouldn'ts -- wants to continue to fight over. we need to let this go. we voted on this repealing of the act some 37 times already.
the american people clearly want it intact. >> now, for a lock at the national weather, return to nbc meteorologist bill karins. good morning. you're cooking turkey today, right? >> yes. my wife will put it in the oven this morning and i will probably get the responsibility for the results. >> dress it up? >> i'm sure if it's really good, she'll get credit. if not, fall on me. the way it goes at my house. good morning, everybody. hope you're off to a good start on thanksgiving morning. yesterday was a name around chicago. flights were canceled. people were arriving five hours late. hopefully everyone has gotten to their destination after the fog lifted. concerns around memphis and mississippi and ohio rivers and this little patch from detroit and toledo and ohio. detroit visibility slipped about a mile. be careful driving around the
detroit area, overall much better compared to yesterday. it was pea soup from st. louis to chicago. everyone on the eastern seaboard, enjoy this. this is one of the warmest days for a while. sun sunny, light breeze, temperature is in the 30s and 40s up and down i-95. look at the surge of warm air. midwest, rec highs. at 41 to start your morning. you will get a big chill. where's the cold air? up here in canada. it's been bottled up and been a while since it made a run at us. and then you have blue in the south. and where the cold air is. notice the great lakes, if you're going out black friday shopping, very cold and sweeps to the new england area saturday and sunday. be prepared. we have another shot middle of
next week. it won't be brutally cold but will be chilly. forecast looks great and macy's parade forecast looks great. not many concerns across the country. enjoy a very beautiful thanksgiving. >> looking forward to that. thanks. did a crucial piece of evidence in the murder trial get overlooked? and more on david petraeus. you're watching first look on nbc. hurry in this friday for great deals. like the droid razr by motorola in cranberry, free. or a white 7-inch samsung galaxy tab 2, just $99.99. this friday, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing.
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prosecutors never knew about it. and she was not convicted in 2011. giving out sweet potatoes, carrots and other food to people in need in washington d.c. in other areas, president obama's daughters helped in the traditional pardon for the who is traditional turkey. after the election, he joked about life is all about second chances. after this november, i couldn't agree more. now, here's your first look at this morning, dish of scrambled politics. a wild scene at a city council meeting in newark, new jersey, audience members tried to rush the stage and people used pepper spray to restore order. it broke out after mayor cory booker made an unprecedented appearance casting a deciding vote for a new council member. down at the shore we have seen these incredible images of of a roller coaster washed away by superstorm sandy.
but get this. the mayor says he wants to keep it in place because it's stable enough that it would make, in his words, a great tourist attraction. former director of the cia, david petraeus david petraeus is fighting cabin fever after his downfall and considering offers of book deals and maybe even a spot on television. it is the first real hurdle for a presidential candidate. who wants to end the iowa straw poll? none other than the republican governor. he says it's outdated and nominated congresswoman michele bachmann. disciplining one of its editors after a story on president obama's trip to asia was altered. the word allegedly was added when referring to the present being born in hawaii. the newspaper calls it a poor attempt at humor never meant to
be published. finally, yesterday's turkey out look and the guru who accurately predicted his re-election. >> the winners of the white house turkey pardon were chosen through a highly competitive online vote. once again, nate silver completely nailed it. the guy's amazing. >> that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. markets left on a high note before closing for the holiday. closed at 12,836 after gaining 48 points. the s&p was up three and the nasdaq added nine. nikkei shot up 144 points while the hang seng climbed 218. hostess has made their last twinkies and loaves of wonder bread. the products dated back to the 1800s has received permission
from a bankruptcy job to sell off its brand putting more than 18,000 workers on the unemployment line on thanksgiving eve. and handing out meals in new york and those impacted by hurricane sandy. >> and those inside and outside a walmart in oakland, california. over 1,000 walmart stores were protested across the country due to labor disputes and the decision to open thanksgiving morning for black friday shopping. many of the advertised door buster deals have been available at other prices at other times of the year. more shopping caution comes from nationwide insurance which reports 13% of auto accidents takes place in parking lots. finally, if you're feeding a crowd today, check this out, this shopping cart might just come in handy. the 12 foot long nine foot tall four wheeler is built more like
a race car, i guess you could say, complete with a steering wheel, brake pedal and chevy small block 350 engine. nice. a new study out of sweden suggests teens and adults with attention deficit disorder are four more times likely than others to break the law and also found the use of adhd medication into adulthood might also help curb crime. to sports we start with two nba games. lifting the hawks over washington, 101-100 and next, russ well westbrook had a fading jumper over chris paul. oklahoma city beat l.a. 117-111. fourth ranked michigan made a second half come back at the nit semifinals. wolverines beat pittsburgh skaech-62, to advance for the
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delays in chicago and trains came to a screeching halt due to electrical problems grounding thousands of commuters. and coming to a stand still, traffic backed up on the 405, illuminating the roadway as far as the eye can see. in miami, carnival cruise lines celebrates the arrival of its newest ship, check out this 1200 pound nylon turkey and they're providing 137,000 meals for adults and children in southern florida. tv anchors dropped a bomb on viewers last night. >> finally tonight, this will be tony and my final show together here on abc 7. >> they hugged after surprising viewers and colleagues by quitting on the air, later citing frustration with their
management. and breezy point, new york, those affected by hurricane sandy were shown some holiday hospitality. new york governor andrew cuomo helped volunteers deliver more than 3,000 turkey dinners to those in need. in new york city, hundreds of first responders and red cross workers were also giving the city meals from top chest. a former model from price is right just won the ultimate showcase. brandy cochran was awarded $8.5 million in a wrongful termination case against the producers. she worked for seven years and was fired when she tried to return to work after maternity leave. danica patrick announced her divorce via facebook and received an astounding response. 5,700 likes and filled with comments of support and more than a few marriage proposals. you know, give or take a few, i'm sure.
queen elizabeth made oscar winner kate winslet made a commander of the excellent order of the british empire. that is the full title. command over the most excellent. could we add a couple more excellents bill? this is what she had to say about it. check this out. >> she asked me if i liked the job i do. i told her i loved it, not as much as i liked being a mother. she said, yes, that is then only job. i thought that was really really touching. >> that is what her mag gueststy had to say. on "the tonight show" a little game. >> i will show you a photo. i you have to guess whether it's the neck of an old geezer or, man, a turkey neck. ♪ >> all right. how many say turkey. [ yelling ]. >> take a look!
>> we got it. there we go! >> last night on late nigt wift jht with jimmy fallon, we learned where mitt romney has been spending his time after the election. >> hey, guys, here's what people are talking about. yesterday, mitt romney was spotted at disneyland in california. romney even went on his favorite thrill ride the mon morail that brings you in from the parking lot, for the third time today, i hope i don't throw up. ha-ha ha. he was there for the unveiling of that new attraction the hall of almost presidents. you could tell it was romney because he spent a lot of time with snow white but completely ignored snow black and snow latin latino. >> oh, my goodness. now, for another look at the weather, nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather forecast. >> i didn't remember those dwarfs, did you? >> know. tell me more about it.
i can't remember. >> i did like the old geezer versus the turkey neck. >> did you guess right? >> i did not. come on. >> was looking the other way. >> you were looking. like the train wreck. you couldn't help it. >> tell us about the weather. how's that? >> good morning, everyone. if you're just joining us an getting ready to head out the door and going to your destination or maybe getting up early to prepare the food. weather concerns are non-existent today. a good thing, nice for kids to be outside and adults to be playing. very mild. a lot of people are heading to new york city this hour to get ready for the parade. i'm sure lines are already forming, about 3 million getting ready to line the streets. no problems with the winds and a little chilly in philly. the nation's capital going to be in the mid to upper 50s.
this is about as a warm as it gets. we have cold weather come saturday and keep that in mind for your weekend plans. late in the day, a cold front heads through chicago, kansas city, st. louis, down through missouri. you will have a chance of a few showers. it won't ruin your thanksgiving day. keep that in mind if you have afternoon outdoor plans. you will be wearing shorts in dallas today, 80 degrees on thanksgiving day. looks like we will see very warm conditions in oklahoma and all the way through the midwest. the northwest finally dried you out after a brutal stretch of rainy weather. no problems in l.a. and phoenix. trying to take a look ahead to black friday shopping. any going out late tonight, i know a lot of people lining up, stores open at midnight, from the northern plains, today's warm, tonight, very cold. tomorrow, only in the 20s in areas of the dakotas and
minnesota. veronica, bottom line, people in the northern florida iplains in midwest, don't get caught out, doing late night shopping, it will be frigid. enjoy and have fun. >> think quick. what was your favorite float from past macy's? >> i was waiting for santa. >> me, too. >> i'm veronica de la cruz. thank you for watching "first look" on nbc. happy thanksgiving and thanks for watching. i just use my bank of america debit or credit card when i pay. and i get as much as 15% cash back -- put into my account. this is on top of other rewards and discounts i already get. best of all -- it's free. happy holidays. [ male announcer ] introducing bankamerideals, free for online banking customers. sign in to your online banking to choose your deals today.