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there's no cause, just coincidental that bill and i are wearing red ties, oh -- >> we all are. >> today shoe"today" show is up. we'll see you in 25 minutes for local updates. crueltyi and lies? outrage over the bush administration for using brutal a and, in one case, torture techniques post 9/11. michael hayden joins us live. did he lie to congress about what was happening as the report claims? under water. huge nor'easter leading to major flooding in the northeast. drivers trapped, homes evacuated, while an historic storm bears down out west. the glam will you say life. william and kate wrap up their u.s. visit at the star-studded gala in new york city. if that dress looks familiar, it is. why kate proved once more, can
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you wear it again. >> and "time" for taylor? what about putin or protesters? we've shown you the short list sbch. and we're about to reveal "time's" person of the year exclusively "today," wednesday, november 10th, 2014. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. have you cast why your final votes? >> yes. >> i think so. >> for "time's" person of the year. >> or persons. you never know. >> or persons. we'll find out who that will be exclusively later in the show. >> and then we'll unleash the debate about who wasn't chosen. >> that's right. damning report of cia techniques used in the wake of 9/11.
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the program went much farther than anyone knew, laying it out in explicit detail. this morning, a lot of people are appalled. chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell has the latest on this. an andrea, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. the debate continues to rage on over the charge that the cia tortured detainees for years at secret prisons around the world. the cia is fighting back, arguing that the twin towers were still smoldering when the agency was ordered to take on al qaeda. a president determined to prevent another attack, an agency told, do whatever it takes. >> people at the cia who worked with this program know it worked. how do you think we captured all these terrorists? >> reporter: but a report written by senate democrats say the cia overstated the program's successes while hiding its horrors. >> responsibility was diffused, contractors were hired, paid $80 million, had no expertise in
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interrogation, and the techniques were brutal. >> reporter: at this secret prison in afghanistan, veritable dungeon, khalid sheikh mohammed was waterboarded and nearly drowned 183 times until the report says he started making up stories, fake nuclear suitcase bomb, a claim that al qaeda was recruiting african-american muslims in montana. and abd al rahim nashiri was blindfolded, threatened with a gun and a cordless power drill near his head and given forced enemas. not limited to waterboarding, went far beyond what president bush acknowledged to matt in 2010. >> we use this had technique on three people, captured a lot of people. and used it on three. we gained valuable information to protect a country. and it was the right thing to do as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: with the report
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sparking headlines around the world today, president obama supported its release, telling telemundo's jose diaz-balart -- >> wuvent things that sets us apart from other countries, when we make mistakes, we admit them. >> reporter: for all of the outrage over the report's allegations, the justice department investigate this had interrogation five years ago and decided not to prosecute any of the cia officials involved. savannah? >> andrea mitchell, thank you very much. general michael hayden served as cia director during the bush administration from 2006 to 2009. general hayden, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> most of the conduct we just heard about took place before you were cia director. >> yes. >> yet we heard this morning about this waterboarding that escalated into near drownings, one detainee left naked, got hypothermia and died. and this is not pleasant to recount but many instances of recollect rectal rehydration that was
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medically unnecessary. does it sit right with you? do americans have the right to be appalled? >> i don't know if they have the right to be appalled. it's probably a good thank americans get to know with some accuracy about what the central intelligence agency did on their behalf. i don't know that the report that was released yesterday is that historically accurate report. it reads like a prosecutorial rather than an accurate. >> do you disagree with anything that andrea mitchell talked about here? >> i disagree with the fact that you claim it to be news. the death was widely known, and the death of another detainee, who was just given to us in iraq from special forces also known. by the way, savannah, neither of those deaths were in this program, in the program we're talking about, of high-valued detainees that president bush was talking about in that film clip you just saw. >> you're saying it's not news,
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but in essence it says that it was acknowledged about waterboarding, went much farther. for example, we knew there had been waterboarding. we didn't know it was described by cia officer whose saw it as escalating, sleep deprivation went on for days. >> it prompts the anti-drowning reflex in an individual. and i'm sure it's horrible but it was also horrible for tens of thousands of american airmen whom we used it against for their training. >> the report singles you out in particular. 38-page aappendix, where it lays out testimony you gave to congress and where the report alleges there were inconsistencies. >> right. >> do you feel that you have been accused here of lying and misleading congress? and what's your response to it? >> my response is i didn't lie and i didn't mislead congress.
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and, savannah, give me a minute here. i know you've got a lot of questions. but let's describe this spring of 2007 conversation i had with both chambers, with both the house and the senate. i was the first director of cia to go down and actually convince the white house that we needed to expand knowledge of this program beyond the narrow gang of four or gang of eight. i actually argued within the administration that we needed to tell all of the members of the committee, and that going forward, we needed to devise a plan that wasn't strictly based on raw presidential authority, but had political support from the other political branch so that going forward this would no longer be identified as george bush's program, but would be america's program. so my purpose going down there was to put my arms around the other political branch and try to decide a way forward. i was straightforward and honest and gave information, as i knew
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it to be and as the agency knew it to be and, savannah, the agency's rebuttal to this report broadly supports the outlines, the testimony i gave in 2007. look, my objective here was to get these people to be part of the game. they spent most of the time yelling at me. so, it was a real opportunity lost. >> and, very quickly, i heard you say in the interview a few minutes ago when cia officers were conducting these techniques that are listed in the report, they felt they were doing the nation's will? >> absolutely. look, the way the nation speaks to us is the president authorizes something, we inform the congress. the attorney general says it's legal and the director of cia says i think this is going to be effective. it's worth the gamble. at that point you think you have a social contract with the american people, not with a particular administration. so, what's happening now, these folks having the rug pulled out from under them, people who thought they were doing what we
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wanted them to do, that's unprecedented. >> former cia director michael hayden, thank you for your time this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you. those potent storms causing problems on both coasts. heavy rain and now snow leading to flooding in the northeast. in and out california they're beginning to feel the effects of a powerful system there this morning. al, good morning to you. >> all right, guys, thanks so much. we are watching two storms, two coasts. we've got low pressure developing. there's a lot of warm, moist air coming out. big slug of moisture coming here. around the back side of that low, we've got colder air. that's where we're seeing the snow. this is going to be another 24 hours where we'll be dealing with snow in upstate new york, parts of pennsylvania. the rain starts to die down. look at how the snow spins around and comes around that low pressure system. we are talking about generally six to nine inches of snow, but some areas up to a foot and a half to two feet of snow. one of those area sincere
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tannersville, new york. that's where we find dylan dreyer. it's coming down pretty good right now, dylan. >> reporter: it sure is, al. we drove through nothing but rain to get here. until we started climbing the mountain. this was an elevation-dependent snow storm yesterday. now it is cold enough for all snow all throughout new york. but it was the wind, rain and the early morning ice that caused all the problems on tuesday. icy roads caused several spinouts and accidents, even a deadly accident in sullivan, new york, early tuesday morning. for most it was the torrential flooding rain that delayed traffic, caused airport delays across the northeast. on the beaches in new jersey, ocean waves battered the shores. we saw rough surf and wind gusts up near 60 miles an hour that brought coastal flooding to massachusetts. and now, as this nor'easter is very slow to exit the northeast, al, as you mentioned, we are seeing that wrap around snow that could bring significant accumulations to parts of new york. >> dylan dreyer in tannersville,
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new york. big storm system there. this thing is going to bring in a lot of rain, a lot of wind. we are talking about wind gusts along the oregon coast that could reach 100 miles an hour. that, obviously, going to cause big problems. this system pushes south. rain down into southern california where they need it. generally speaking, we're talking anywhere from 5 to 10 inches of rain in northern california and southern oregon and, as we move to the south, we're talking about anywhere from one to three inches of rain in southern california as well, which, again, they just got pounded last week with heavy rain, flooding, mudslides. we probably are going to be seeing a repeat of that right on into the next 48 hours or so. >> al, thank you so much. well, it was fun while it lasted. right, natalie? >> it sure was. >> the duke and duchess of cambridge wrap up their whirlwind visit. national correspondent kate snow is here with the dets.
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good morning to you. >> i got the dets for you, savannah. the duke and duchess, all decked out. for the royal couple it was kind of like a date night with prince george safely back at home. glamorous end to a whirlwind trip. the duke and duchess didn't disappoint, walking up the grand steps of the met past honor guard of former students of st. andrews, the place where they fell in love. kate wore a dress she's worn before. fund-raiser for the university with deep ties to the u.s. almost 20% of its students are american. the duke, praising his alma mater but also poking fun at its reputation. >> one of two statements. >> reporter: a final event of a trip that took william to the white house and brought the royal couple face to face with kind of an american royalty.
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on tuesday, there were somber moment moments. will and kate placing flowers on the 9/11 memorial, leaving a handwritten note, in sorrowful memory of those who die d. signed simply katherine and william, touring the museum, pausing to ask questions. like any parents away from the kids, they talked about their 1-year-old a lot. at an event for digital innovation, prince william revealed his son, george, has been playing ipad games and loves them. a must-see for any visitor to the big apple, the duke found time to take in the iconic view from the observation deck of the empire state building. it was this show, performed by teens from the door and city kids that william said was the best moment he experienced in new york. >> but the words are yet to come. >> reporter: the duke of cambridge saying he was nearly moved to tears about steven
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prescott's monologue of turning his life around. he gave him his contact number and said he wants to help him bring his performance to a bigger stage. >> you can see her hand right there on the royal baby bump in that picture. you can see it, right? >> oh, come on. >> come on. you can see that. she's due in april. how impressive is it that she's wearing that dress? it's a repeat. >> yeah. >> she's worn it before but she's five months pregnant. you can barely even tell. >> it's not a maternity dress, right? >> no. >> i love that she repeats her dresses. >> we knew they were like that. >> she's pregnant. give the girl a break. not a lot of things fit you at that point in time. >> thank you. >> appreciate it. natalie has a dramatic rescue at sea. >> this is the reason you never give up. sailor missing since thanksgiving. the coast guard had all but given up on the search until one more distress call nearly two
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weeks later brought them to his rescue. a miracle on the high seas. >> mayday here, mayday. this is the malia. anybody picking this up? >> reporter: the call the coast guard wasn't expecting to hear from 60-year-old ron ingram, an experienced fisherman sailing from moloka' i, hawaii, when his sailboat started taking on water. he sent out two mayday calls before losing all contact. coast guard and navy conducted an extensive search, over 12,000 square miles wide before calling it off on december 1st. >> i said, man, i don't think you should call off the search. i don't think he's gone. >> reporter: almost two weeks later, the coast guard picked up the new distress call 80 miles from ingraham's last-known location and three miles from the nearest navy ship. >> great job by the command center to hear it, recognize it. >> reporter: he was found within half an hour, dehydrated and
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hungry, but alive and uninjured. >> they said, well, we found your dad. he's alive and well on his boat. for him to be found is awesome. i can't believe it. >> great story there. >> a south african judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal oscar pistorius' acquittal on murder charges. a lesser charge of culpable homicide in the death of girlfriend reeva steenkamp. prosecutors argue that the judge misunderstood the law when she cleared pistorius on the basis he did not intentionally shoot steenkamp. protests will shift to oakland, california, where they expect hundreds to come down and shut down a federal building in response to the shootings of black men in ferguson and new
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york. blocking traffic on a state highway and delaying train service. and some breathtaking video this morning that you have to see from slovakia. two hikers discover aid frozen lake so crystal clear -- >> wow! >> it appears they were walking on water. isn't that amazing? you can see the rocks down below. snowy conditions forced the hikers to abandoned their planned route. instead they hiked down that stunning, beautiful lake below. that is a detour worth taking there. >> you have to have a lot of confidence in that ice to walk on that. >> very slowly and -- >> and a couple of hamburgers before. >> hey, there's my contact lens. >> natalie, thanks. mr. roker? let's show you what else we've got going on around the country. in between both coasts, fog parts of texas, sunshine through the gulf coast. chillier than usual temperatures in the southeast. we'll detail that coming up the next half hour. we'll detail that coming up the next half hour. we'll get
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>> and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. >> tamron is in for carson in the orange room. we're talking about "time's" person of the year. we're moments away from the big reveal. >> indeed. as savannah mentioned, "time's" person of the year, today is the day. we decided to take a look at "time's" short list and compare it to our viewers and who they selected on their facebook page. we know the names there at "time's" short list. who is moved out by our viewers and who is moved in. here we go. vladimir putin replaced by tim cook and mr. mas replaced by taylor swift, according to our viewers. number one pick, according it our facebook page, ebola caregivers. that's the viewers' vote. "time's" exclusive announcement here on "today." >> that's right, in our next half hour.
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tamron, thank you very much. coming up, nfl commissioner roger goodell reacts to our exclusive interviews with ray and janay rice as the league gets set to release a new policy on domestic violence. the most daring ski run ever. first this is "today" on nbc.
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those three important reasons are why eliquis is a better find for me. ask your doctor today if eliquis is right for you. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. we get a reprieve from the wet weather, at least for today. let's get our first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> at least this morning, the clouds will return and we'll be tracking showers later today, but it's a dry start. and we have breaks in the clouds for little bit of sunshine. the sun is coming up. temperatures are holing steady in the low 40s right now with gusty winds gusting to 26 miles an hour in philadelphia and in the pocono mountains. those winds will stay with us all day long. 42 degrees in philadelphia. reading, trenton, wilmington, millville all in the low 40s to start with this morning. the temperatures are really going nowhere today. clouds, they'll blow back into the area with afternoon rain.
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and we're following breaking news in northeast philadelphia. police are hunting for two men wanted for an armed robbery. this happened on the 7300 block of large street around 5:00 this morning. police say two victims on the way to the airport were robbed of their money and passports at gunpoint. thieves got away with nearly $7,000 in cash. no one was hurt. investigators will return to the scene of a deadly fire in philadelphia's west oak lane section this morning. 36-year-old firefighter joyce craig-lewis died after getting trapped in the basement of that home on middleton street. the 11-year veteran is philadelphia's first female firefighter to die in the line of duty. she leaves behind two children. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update in was 25 minutes. and of course, you can always get the latest news and weather on we'll send you back to the "today" show. see you in a half hour.
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7:30 now on this wednesday morning, december 10th, 2014. will it be a movement, a mastermind, a musician? who will be "time's" person of the year? we'll have the answer exclusively coming up in a moment. >> exciting to hash that over a little bit. first, take a look at what's making headline this is morning. we are seeing widespread flooding across much of the northeast as that slow-moving nor'easter dumps more rain on this region. in the boston area, more than three inches fell in just a few hours. >> there is new fallout around the world this morning over that cia torture report. u.n. official says u.s. government officials should face, coat, criminal penalties for the harsh tactics used on
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terror suspects after 9/11. sad news for natalie. the royal visit comes to an end. will and kate shined last night at the metropolitan museum of art. >> i never even got a wave from them. also from across the pond, sir paul mccartney will join us live, telling us about something he has just done for the very first time. there's always a first. >> very cool. don't miss our supersized holiday steals and deals especially if you know a kid who wants an american girl doll for christmas. >> hold me, matt. all right. we begin this half hour with nfl commissioner roger goodell speak out after our exclusive interview with ray and janay rice. stephanie gosk is here with more. >> roger goodell will announce the long-awaited personal conduct policy.
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getting exclusive insight on how he intends to reshape the league's handling of domestic violence and the criticism that surrounded his decision making. >> i don't know what my legacy will be. i'm not concerned about it. what i'm concerned about is doing the right things and continuing to make the nfl more popular. >> reporter: unprecedented access to the nfl commissioner, following the most trying ordeal in the league's history. >> i'll let other people worry about legacies when i'm done. >> reporter: "the wall street journal's" monica langley, following roger goodell for four weeks, as he works on reshaping how the league handles cases of domestic violence abuse. >> he knew very little about the issues. i have to say now he's about to put in place one of the toughest personal conduct policies for domestic violence in corporate america. >> reporter: from 2000 to 2013, there were 135 allegations of domestic violence against its
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players, toughest suspension amounting to one game. in some cases, no punishment at all. that changes today. goodell is set to announce a sweeping new policy that includes putting accused players on immediate paid leave while the league conducts an independent investigation. it's an issue that made headlines after the february assault of janay rice by her husband, then ravens running back ray rice. she recently criticized goodell in an interview with matt. >> when the commissioner, roger goodell, says ray was ambiguous, and the nfl says it was a starkly different sequence of events, is the commissioner lying? >> i can't say he's telling the truth, you know. i know for a fact that he told -- that ray told the honest truth that he has been telling from february. >> reporter: the journal asked goodell for his reaction. >> i don't take those things personally and i wish janay
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well. we understand and we may have different views about what happened, but i certainly don't have any reaction to that. >> goodell is presenting that new conduct policy in front of team owners today. the league has an uphill battle getting the players onboard. nfl players association said the demands for the policy have been largely ignored in that goodell has less of a role in disciplining players. >> let's get a check of the weather with mr. roker. we have storms on both coasts. and in between, dallas and parts of central and northern texas, they'll have more fog again this morning. probably decent airport delays, as they did yesterday as it burns off. temperatures in the low 60s. big ridge of high pressure. lot of moisture. that's what's been causing that fog. look at these temperature highs today.
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billings, 14 grease above normal at 54. denver, 57 degrees. rapid city, south dakota, 56. look at florida. oh, this time of year, let's head down there. key west, 64 degrees. miami, 69. even orlando will see temperatures in the 60s well below normal. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds moving back in. look for showers to develop this afternoon, but through it all, the wind and the temperatures hold steady. we'll be in the low 40s today. snow showers for tomorrow. scattered, light snow showers, especially north and west. little to no accumulation, though, for most of the area. 39 degrees tomorrow afternoon. then we dry out for friday. saturday up to 44. a little bit warmer on sunday with sunny skies. and then sunshine and into the low 50s monday and tuesday. have a great day. >> all this crazy weather, make sure you get the latest. go to weather channel on cable
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we're back now at 7:40. we've been preparing you all week long. this morning it's time to reveal "time" magazine's person of the year. joining us monday with a short list of the magazine. she's back now to announce the selection. nancy, good to see you. >> nice to be here. >> since you announced the short list, have people been bending your ear all week long am. >> everyone has a point of view, everyone has an argument to make. >> we took our short list to our viewers and they've been voting. we saw their selection earlier.
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we'll find out if they're right in a second. why don't we do it this way? start now and you can counterus down from position five to position one. we'll hold before we reveal the person you've chosen. but at number five? >> jack ma, ceo and founder of ali babba. >> number four? >> the president of iraqi kurdistan. number three -- you're very good at this, by the way. >> vladimir putin, russian president. >> a lot of people may have made the case for number one for mr. putin. number two? >> the ferguson protesters and all those who followed after ferguson. >> and that leaves us with number one. and we should have a drum roll. who is "time" magazine's person or persons of the year? >> the ebola fighters. >> tell us why you made that choice. >> this was the worst outbreak in history. while officials were in denial and very slow to respond, these
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men and women did the hard and dangerous work of treating patients and protecting the rest of us. it's an exceptionally great amount of courage and kindness and bravery that's required for them to do what they did. >> you've chosen five different covers. these are fighters who are operating in different parts of the world, most in west africa. i think the most recognizable figure for americans will be this gentleman right here, dr. kent brantley. he was in liberia, treating ebola patients, good samaritan first, and then contracted ebola himself. >> three of the five are survivors, two are doctors, one a nurse, one an ambulance driver, one a health care worker. they represent hundreds and hundreds of other whose also ran into the fire, as they say, and really did this to protect their communities and to protect everyone else from this spreading even further. >> with dr. brantley, after he recovered from the virus, he donated his plasma to help other ebola paeshs get better.
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he found out about this news just a day or so ago. i'm happy to say that dr. kent brantley joins us on the phone now. dr. brantley, it's a huge honor. good morning. >> good morning, matt. >> how do you feel about it? >> matt, this is a huge honor. it's an incredible honor to be part of the group that's being recognized as "time" magazine's person of the year. i think it's fitting that most ebola fighters and those who paid the highest price for their service are, themselves, west african. it's an honor for me to be considered part of that group. >> while you're honored i'm sure there's mixed emotions in this, too, kent. >> you know, there are, because this is not simply an historic event that we're looking back on, but it's still happening right now. ebola fighters are not just people who did something brave and courageous. they are still in the trenches, fighting that war, as we speak. >> and these fighters, ebola fighters operated under incredible odds.
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i think you told me when i first met you several months ago that when the outbreak came to your clinic, of the first 16 or 17 patients that you saw, all but one died. resources were tight. how did you and the team, and how do others continue the fight under those circumstances? >> it's a very challenging situation, but there is no choice but to continue the fight. it is a battle for life and death. and you can't give up. >> and i know you also probably want to recognize the people at emory university hospital in atlanta. that's where you were brought, along with nancy writebol and others. that's where you were treated. they share in this honor as well. >> absolutely. the people at emery in nebraska, in dallas, in maryland. they're all part of this group. >> well, dr. kent brantley, congratulations. it's kind of an odd thing to say, congratulations.
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but it is a huge honor. thank you for joining us on the phone this morning. >> thank you, matt. >> and i think this is also an important selection, nancy, because this story's not over. >> it's not. and to the extent this was a test of our ability to fight a global pandemic, it didn't go well. and if we don't learn lessons from what these men and women can teach us, we will have missed a huge opportunity and at the cost of a great many lives. >> nancy gibbs, thank you. "time's" person of the year -- actually, persons of the year, the ebola fighters. thank you for sharing with our viewers. >> thank you, matt. >> we appreciate it. the issue hits newsstands friday. tamron is in the orange room with your top moments on twitter in 2014. plus, one of the most clever ways we've ever seen to get out of a speeding ticket. ways we've ever seen to get out of a speeding ticket. ...and tkind of like you huffing sometimes, grandpa. well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard to get air in.
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back at 7:50. we'll swing over to tamron in the orange room for twitter's year in review. >> twitter is out, as savannah mentioned, with its hot moments of 2014. this was the hash tag that ruled the world, #world cup, 21.6 million tweets, guys. can you believe that? >> that's mazing. >> half of them came from natalie. >> i love soccer. >> before i swipe, what do you think was the most shared tweet? >> no idea. >> here we go. here we go. it was -- come on, guys, this moment. >> of course. >> from the oscar. >> the selfie. >> yes, sitting in at 3.4 million retweets. of course, ellen's post kicked
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off what they're calling the year of the selfie, savannah. your favorite word. the word selfie mentioned 92 million times. that is up 500% from just last year. >> i think we should retire that word in honor of it. >> yes. >> right? >> i think it's only going to go up from here. we got in on the fun. mike's selfie on the plane with jon hamm. we're no angels charlie, our funny faces. but if ellen's the queen of the selfie, there is but one king, ladies and gentlemen. are you prepared? >> yeah. >> to see greatness in action? al roker. i give it up. there's not a celebrity who entered this building that did not take a selfie with senor roker. >> self-a-thon. >> do you have a favorite selfie, al roker? >> boy, i can't even think -- i can't remember what i took this
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morning. >> johnny wier was fun. >> yeah. >> that's a good one. >> i enjoyed everybody. >> tamron, thank you very much. coming up, more expensive than college. why the cost of daycare for your kids is sky high. plus, are you saving money with our steals and deals? we'll show you how to save. you won't believe the bargains under those bokxes, including something that the fans of american girl dolls. your l with edible arrangements,
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. yeah, we'll get a little rain, but i don't think anything like yesterday. but let's get our first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. >> that's this afternoon. this morning we're getting breaks of sunshine. the clouds have parted ppt clouds are blowing through the area on some gusty winds. the sunshiny breaks will not last all day long. they'll be filling back in, delivered by those winds now gusting to 36 miles an hour in the pocono mountains. clouds return with a chance of showers as we go into this afternoon. temperatures are much warmer this morning, in the low 40s, but it feels like it's in the 30s with the gusty winds. stand by for a little bit of a warm-up. by noontime 43 degrees, but that's when we'll likely see the first rain showers. this morning the philadelphia firefighter who lost her life in the line of duty is being hailed as a hero. 36-year-old firefighter joyce craig-lewis died after getting
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trapped in the basement of the burning home in west oak lane. fire officials tell us lewis made a may day stress call over the radio, but it's unclear whether or not her personal alert system device activated. investigators will return to the scene later today. now to the casino crisis in atlantic city. we have learned the deal to sell revel casino and hotel to brookfield holdings is dead. a source close to the negotiations tells nbc 10 that revel did everything it can to close the deal. the casino wants to set up a court hearing to accept the bid by a florida developer who's still interested in the hotel. jobless figures show the casino crisis cost the area thousands of jobs this year. the u.s. bureau of labor statistics said the atlantic city region lost nearly 10,000 jobs in '14. four casinos closed. a fifth is scheduled to shut down later this month. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. and of course, you can always get the latest news and weather on now back to the "today" show. have a great day. see you in a half hour.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, sticker shock. >> pretty much give my entire paycheck to take my kid to school. >> why daycare has become more expensive than college in most states. plus rebel yell. ♪ this is how we do >> crushed it. >> from "pitch perfect" to "night at the museum," breakout star rebel wilson is hitting a high note as she's here in studio 1a. ♪ well she was just 17 >> and sir paul, legendary musician paul mccartney joins us live to talk about trying something new at 72 "today," wednesday, december 10th, 2014.
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>> good morning, alabama, from new york. >> good morning, florida. go noles. >> two girls in the big city. >> good morning to our kids, maddie and braden in lancaster, pennsylvania. >> happy birthday, mom! >> hi grammy and gramps from tennessee. >> whoo! >> that was a cute baby. morning, everyone. it's 8:00 on wednesday, december 10th, 2014. selfies everywhere, happening on our plaza. great to have you with us. we have just the largest steals and deals ever in our history. >> that's saying something because she's done some pretty big deals. >> she's done super ones but this is uber sized. she wants to get right to it. jill, what he the first bargain?
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>> that's right, uber, supersized. we want to start with the guys in your life. $76 to $85. two styles, v-neck and zip ov overhead. sold at nordstrom's and macy's. the deal $21, up to 75% off. and we have nine more deals coming at 8:19. so, we will see you then. these are golf sweaters. these are good for matt. >> deal. >> if you're going to watch this, watch it with your computer open. i am told these deals sell out almost immediately. >> get 'em while they're hot. >> act early and often. jill, nine more to go, including something from american girl. >> a lot to get to. let's go inside. natalie has a check of the top stories. good morning once again. >> good morning, everyone. a national debate is raging over the senate report tuesday that accused the cia of using
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ruthless interrogation tactics following the 9/11 terror attacks. it also says that the cia misled the bush administration and congress about the use of torture. president obama told telemundo that admitting our mistakes sets us apart from other countries but no one can understand what it was like for the american people after the attacks. jackie, the woman whose "rolling stone" account cast a harsh spotlight on campus sexual assault. jackie's legal aid attorney issued a statement, thanking the news media for their sensitivity toward jackie and say i will take the opportunity to let others know that threats to attempt, ex-tort or intimidate have been and will continue to be reported to the appropriate authorities. "rolling stone" has since cast doubt on jackie's account but her former roommate still
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believes jackie went through a traumatizing sexual assault. to some health news and the flu, coughing, sneezing and fever is back with a vengeance and a bit earlier than usual. the flu vaccine may not give you the full protection this year. nbc's john yang has the story from hard-hit la grange park, illinois. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. for the second straight day today, halls of classrooms of nazareth academy won't be filled with students and teachers. they'll be filled with cleaners. officials are trying to stop a flu outbreak here that's left about a quarter of the school's 730 students out sick. nazareth academy canceled classes, athletics and other activities monday through today. in a statement administrators said they wanted to give the school a thorough cleaning and end the cyclical spread of
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germs. natalie thought she would be safe because she got the flu vaccine. >> i had a cough and a fever. >> reporter: nationwide cases have risen dramatically in recent weeks. >> we're seeing things starting off a little more soon than we would normally. >> reporter: the flu is blamed for empty desks at schools in kansas city. >> it really hits hard and fast and, you know, take ace lot of kids out with it. >> reporter: and in dallas. >> all these children were just diagnosed with the flu and all of them have said they got flu shots this year. >> reporter: cdc officials say more than half of flu viruses currently circulating are slightly different from what this year's vaccine targets. but doctors say it's still a good idea to get it. >> the vaccine still will be effective, partially effective, but nonetheless effective. >> reporter: officials say that while cleanings like the ones going on here may help, the most effective ways to stop spreading
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the flu are the old stand abouties. cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. stay home if you're sick and wash your hands. natalie? >> john yang outside of chicago for us. thank you, john. prince william and kate, the duchess of cambridge, spent wednesday night at a gala in honor of the 600-year-old university where they first met. a star-studded metropolitan museum of art. the event was held to raise money of st. andrews university in scotland. the couple boarded a late-night commercial flight back to london after the gala. any good magician can pull a rabbit out of his hat. this one made a speeding ticket disappear. steven bundridge quickly solved the rubix cube and the officers were apparently so impressed they let him go with just a warning. >> how did you do that?
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>> and it's done. let's get another check of the weather with mr. roker. >> i tried getting out of a ticket by giving the forecast and it didn't work. much more impressive. >> what's your name? >> jay. >> did you bring any potatoes with you? >> back at the hotel. >> very nice. >> thank you. >> let's show you what we've got going on. both coasts looking at wet weather, snowy weather as well. syracuse, new york, looking at snow. it is coming down. could pick up 8 to 12 inches of snow before this is all over. snowfall amounts. in fact, some areas could pick up to a foot and a half. and upper elevations, up to two feet of snow. and then out in the pacific northwest, more heavy rain for seattle. they're look at strong storms, strong winds. oregon coast could see wind gusts up to 100 miles an hour. rainfall amounts up to eight inches to ten inches of rain in
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good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds moving back in, look for showers to develop this afternoon, but through it all, the wind and the temperatures in the low 40s today. snow showers for tomorrow. scattered light snow showers especially north and west. little to no accumulation for most of the area. 39 degrees tomorrow afternoon. then we dry out for friday, saturday up to 44. a little bit warmer on sunday with sunny skies. and then sunshine and into the low 50s monday and tuesday. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. >> any skiers here? >> yes. >> see if you would like to pull this off. on trending, the ultimate run. what one very brave skier just pulled off. all right. and then carson will join us live from l.a. with this season's just announced finalist on "the voice." speaking of singers, sir paul mccartney joins us live. first these messages.
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that helps you sleep easily and wake refreshed. if every driver in the u.s. kept here's a qtheir car's you: tires properly inflated, how many gallons of fuel could america save each year? up to 2 billion gallons? 4 billion? 6 billion? the answer is... up to 4 billion gallons. by keeping your tires properly inflated, you can increase your car's fuel economy and reduce its co2 emissions. take the energy quiz -- round 2. energy lives here. we're back at 8:12. you know what time it is. time for what's trending today. >> a lot was said over the past year. let's start with the quotes of 2014. some of them reflect the nation's ongoing trouble with
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race "i can't breathe," been in the headlines a lot lately. "hands up." "don't shoot." you may have forgotten others, donald sterling saying it bother mees a lot that you want to broadcast that you're associating with black people. there, the ongoing struggle with race. other quotes, bridget anne kelly saying, quote, time for some traffic problems in ft. lee. that one got an awful lot of attention. how about hillary clinton saying she and president clinton left the white house not only dead broke, but in debt. i will just say the two words for this next one. you tell me who wrote this. conscious uncoupling. >> something we didn't have in 2013. >> conscious cuff link. >> by the way, how long did it take you to realize -- >> my segue for that.
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>> thank you. when did you know you wanted to marry your partner? >> a year and six months. >> after dating keith urban less than a month, nicole kidman said she knew. i'm spontaneous, i jump in. i kind of like getting married and then getting to know each other. she said i know ta sounds strange but to her it's more of a natural process. she and keith have been married eight years. >> it's working. >> they didn't marry after a month. >> they eloped after knowing each other three months. it's adorable. i just met them outside. >> that will work. >> argument for doing that. >> she wakes up every month -- >> and would like to have a baby every month? >> i wake up every month hoping i'm pregnant. that's nice. >> a lot of women relate to that. >> buzz feed revealing what it calls the important selfies of 2014. there is the queen photo bomb. and the guy who took a selfie
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during the running of the bulls. better things to do at that moment. colin powell, 60 years ago, all right? thelma and louise, then and now. the smiling camel. boy with paul mccartney and warren buffet, obama and biden and, my favorite, the elephant selfie. >> love that. >> the elfie. >> yeah. >> the most insane ski line ever. see if you agree. one of the pros stepped up to the challenge and slid down this ridiculously steep slope in the alaskan wilderness. this is part of cody's documenta documentary, called "days of my youth," winning ski line of the year the a recent show. hold on to your breakfast. >> that's incredible. >> how do you even do it? >> oh, man! >> and big finish here. >> that's incredible.
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>> i can't even stand up on ski. >> wonder how long that took him. >> amazing. >> if your luge run was any indication, you would have hit every wall in that canyon. >> oh, very nice. can we just take a moment to con dprat lagratulate one of ou? the hollywood reporter has put her atop their power 100 list. congratulations. >> and we'll call you. and that's what's trending today. lot of parents worry about how they'll pay for their child's college education. these days, though, it's affording daycare that keeps them up at night. here is nbc's janet shamlian. >> millions of parents, sending an infant or young child to daycare. who would have believed this could cost more than college? a new report finds it's true in more than half the country. >> in 30 states and the district
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of columbia, the average cost for infant care is actually higher than tuition and fees at a four-year public college. >> almost 11 million children under the age of 5 are in some form of daycare. it can cripple a young family's budget. it's certifiable sticker shock. for an infant parents will pay, on average, $16,000 a year. >> child care is a huge part of my budget. i pretty much give my entire paycheck to take my kid to school. >> reporter: prices vary but child aware of america finds the least affordable state is new york, followed by vermont, oregon, nevada, minnesota, colorado, wisconsin, massachusetts and rhode island. so what can parents do? >> we need to find daycare solution that both parents, working parents with careers, we can both work at the same time. >> reporter: a co--op daycare.
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hastings ranch near pasadena, california. parents take turns as helpers, reducing the cost. many workplaces offer flexible spending accounts for child care, allowing parents to save with pre-tax dollars. and some are trading child care duties with other parents. monday at your home, tuesday at mine. >> the cost of child care in most regions of the country are more of a household expense than rent, transportation and then food. >> reporter: as cost rise, increasing challenge for many working parents. with daycare the biggest part of the budget. for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news. >> good ideas with parents helping each other. >> it takes a village. >> it does. >> for more information head to our website, right now, let's head over to
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savannah. >> thank you, matt. jill martin, steals and deals, you have outdone yourself, once again bringing us our biggest edition ever. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> we already know about the sweater. >> we have nine more. we have a very big reveal here today. >> can we remind people, go on our website to get the deal. >> we tease the american girl doll already. go on our website have your fingers ready. everything goes live as we reveal it. limited in everything. >> we have a christmas theme. have to really pay attention. this is for her. >> for her. >> drum roll. >> the mary margrol jewelry. that was smooth. >> thank you. >> heart, love, protection pendant and diamond eye. you see all the different ones. hand cast in sterling silver with 14 karat gold yellow plate with a white diamond. jennifer aniston and halle berry. that's 70% off. >> very beautiful. next, you call this for
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sweetheart. okay. >> celebrate the holidays and the new year. champagne flutes. >> that's the one i was worried about. >> i was worried i would knock those over. >> it comes in a box so it's ready to gift. carried at neimann marcus, bloomingdale's. deal $30. 70% off. >> absolutely beautiful. next gift for a friend. >> you're going to love this one. >> okay. ta-da. >> ooh, i love the lift. >> good thing you glued these down, jill. >> these are four full-sized body butters for the price of one. you see all the different scents here. can you split it up into four stocking stuffers. >> four for the price -- that's a raging deal. >> $116, the deal $29. 79% off. >> great. little gift for baby. >> this is my favorite. this is the burt's bees baby
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gift set. you got t you know a lot about onesies and bibs and burp cloths. >> yes, i do. >> everything you need and more gift box, retail $74.95, from bedtime to bath time, 13 pieces. swaddling blankets. the retail $74.95. the deal $22.49. >> is it different sizes? this is 0 to 3 months. >> yes, and 6 to 9. go on the website to see the sizes. >> this is for the hostess with the mostest. >> this is as om. acquiesce candles. i love the ooh. four-piece set of sorassorted
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holiday candles. the retail $160. the deal $48. 70% off. >> they have a nice, strong fragrance. some of the candles you buy barely smell. >> nicole kidman used these in the one month. >> wait, i've got a situation. >> retails $495 to $1,495. men's, women's and unisex watches. hybrid stainless steel. silver tone, rose gold. tons of options. it comes in a signature box. it's ready to gift. amazing deal. retail $495 to $1,495. the deal $69 for any of them. that's up to 95% off. >> that is a showstopper of a gift. really pretty. cool. >> time to get a watch for someone. >> exactly. good one. all right. for the fashionista among us. >> this did so well we wanted to
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bring it back, theodora scarf, retail $135. these are so beautiful and so soft. and these are just an amazing gift for anyone in your life, any fashionista. fans of the brand include oprah, heidi klum, reese witherspoon, jessica alba. the deal $39. that's 71% off. >> they're beautiful. >> super soft and they're big. you can really wrap them around. they're seasonless. you can wear them all year round. >> great for travel, too. >> look for colors on the website. >> we're all about gift giving but this next one is for you, something to buy for yourself if you wanted to? >> a gift for you is nice. >> retail $39. this is a girl's night out makeup stencil set. everybody always writes in, how do i do a smoky eye? it's very difficult to do. sometimes you look like a clown when you're done. this gives you everything you need from eyeliner to instruction cards on how to achieve the look. the retail $39.
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the deal, $11.70. that's 70% off. >> and it comes with a brush? >> everything you need for the smoky eye. >> beautiful. gold star, what does that mean? >> oh, a gold star. this is it. all the fingers are typing. american girl dolls, retail $172. this is exclusive for us. you get the doll, the book, the accessories and isabelle's kitten. american girl. she's the "it" girl, 2014 girl of the year. and she is an inspired dancer with a flare for design and studying performing arts in d.c. >> wow! >> i want isabelle's life. >> her hair is soft and pretty, too. >> the retail $172. the deal $68. >> the internet is exploding. sweaters from cutter & box, mary margrill jewelry, orrefors
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flutes, burts, alcohol we ez, invicta watches, and, yes, american girl doll. go to our website and hurry about it. >> super sized. >> let's toss it over to matt. i have rebel wilson here. she's showing me how to take the perfect selfie. do you want this horizontal or vertical? >> horizontal, like the way i do my running. >> on
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nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning, everyone. i'm chris cato. it's 8:26. time to get your first alert forecast with bill henley. a windy one out there. >> it sure is. strong gusty winds blowing across the philadelphia area. we're watching the clouds in the poconos. snow developing later today. from the looks of that mountain, it looks like they could use a little snow. the wind blowing the clouds through at a really good clip in the pocono mountains. winds gusting to 32 miles an hour. also 32-mile-an-hour wind gusts at the airport. happening today a child abuse case heads back to court in delaware county. five people charged with abusing several children in darby
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borough. authorities say the kids are all under the age of 10. the adults here are charged with beating the children, shooting them with bb guns and having sed in front of them. also this morning the reward is now up to $65,000 in the search for this man, missing college student shane montgomery. it's been 14 days since montgomery was last seen walking out of a bar in manayunk, apparently walking home, he lived nearby. no trace of shane has been found, no use of his cell phone or any of his financial card. his family continues to search for answers. i'm chris cato. we'll have another update for you in about 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather at now we go back to the "today" show. have a great wednesday. what's possible today?
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bringing media and technology together for you. ♪ we're simply having a wonderful christmastime ♪ 8:30 now on this wednesday morning, the 10th of december, 2014, 15 days until christmas. you want to get shopping if you haven't started already. we've got swrjill martin actual doing elf duty for us, collecting toys for our annual toy drive, well under way. go to our website for more information on it. >> if you hear the music in the background that's a good way of
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letting you know coming up a little later in the show we've got sir paul mccartney joining us for a rare live interview. lots of things going on in his life. we'll talk to him in just a little while. >> plus rebel wilson is here. she stars in the new "night at the museum." we'll talk to her about her new movie and the next "pitch perfect" movie coming out. >> can't wait for that one. >> that's right. car sson has the finalists "the voice." spe speaking of "the voice." >> coach pharrell wilson and gwen stefani will be joining carson for the new year's eve countdown. >> let's get to the weather. >> we're getting a little bit of a drizzle on the plaza. >> more than a drizzle.
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>> icy conditions inland. wet weather and windy weather in the pacific northwest, into northern california, in between look for showers and fog around northern texas. cooler conditions in the southeast. tomorrow, that cool weather continues. only 71 in miami tomorrow. the rain moves a little further south. mountain snows in southern california. look for rain and snow in the northeast. and, again, chilly conditions continue in the plains on into the good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds moving back in. look for showers to develop this afternoon. but through it all, the wind and the temperatures hold steady. in the low 40s for today. scattered light snow showers especially north and west, little to no accumulation for noes of the area. 39 for tomorrow afternoon. then we dry out for friday, saturday. a little bit warmer on sunny with sunny skies, then sunshine and into the low 50s monday and tuesday. have a great day.
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>> that's your latest weather. representatives from the connecticut state police union here. your name, sir? >> andrew matthews, president of the state police union. >> you literally have a big check. >> from the national trooper's coalition, we represent state troopers from the california highway patrol to connecticut. we're here today to support you in your worthy cause to help needy children. >> we appreciate that. >> we're segiving you a check f $6,000. >> i don't know how we're going to deposit that. i can't even fold it up and take it inside. we'll just throw it back to you. >> al, thank you so much. on "the voice," three finalists were announced on the show last night. carson, good morning. it's getting exciting. >> it is. thanks, savannah. chris and matt from team adam. congratulations on being our three finalists. your own coach saved you.
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now you are absolutely red hot on this show. how important was it to maybe be vulnerable to get to this place? >> really important. it lit a fire underneath me and pushed me to do better each week. and i feel like i've grown a lot. i'm really excited. >> until last night, team adam was intact. this is a lot about him as a coach. what's his style been like for you? >> he is such an amazing coach. honestly, he knows how to keep it light and keep it fun. he's so talented. the number one thing with adam, it's all about the music. that's what i love most about him. >> we're going to bring our wild card winner out here in a minute but craig william boyd as of right now, you represent team blake. that's a lot of pressure there. how has blake been? >> he is -- what you see on camera is what you get behind the scenes. that's what i've loved about him. >> are you ready for this? we have never done this before. an eliminated artist on the show has the chance to come back and compete as the fourth finalist
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by america and could potentially win it all. are you ready to see the wild card finalist? >> sure. >> please reveal yourself. oh, no, damien! team adam is intact. wow! congratulations, damien. >> dude. >> my goodness. this is the first time we'll ever have a final on the voice with one coach's entire team intact. what a roller coaster. about 12 hours ago, we started last night's show. you were eliminated. you sang. now you're back on. how do you feel? >> i feel incredible. i can't ask for anything more, other than i'm super tired. exhausted. i didn't really get that much sleep. i'm just so excited to be here. >> you're one of our more emotional performers. i think america really gets that from you. what does this second opportunity mean? you could still win this thing. >> it means the world to me. i said i wanted to make it to the top four from the very beginning. and i'm just really excited.
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>> blake versus adam in a showdown. three against one. david and goliath perhaps. you also represent gwen a little bit. you used to be on her team. >> that's right. >> it will make for a great final. congratulations, damien. and congratulations to all of you. it will be an awesome, awesome show. >> carson, it seemed like you didn't even know who the wild card was going to be. >> i wanted to be surprised. i'm so happy for damien. we're thrilled to have this second opportunity. but it's surprising. do you know who is going to be surprise sd ad is adam when he up. >> surprised and excited. good luck to you. the live finale begins next monday right here on nbc. coming up, sir paul mccartney joins us live to tell us about something brand new he's trying. and rebel wilson on the new "night at the museum" and the next "pitch perfect" movie. first this
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♪ we're back now at 8:39. super successful "night at the museum" franchise is back with "secret of the tomb." ben stiller's security guard character has a british counterpart played by the very funny rebel wilson. take a look. >> they let you travel? >> this is unusual. >> they let me travel. you know where? >> no. >> home, here. home, back here. five-minute maximum. what's it like being a security guard in america? with your gun, your silencer, your ninja sword? >> that's not even a little bit true. >> rebel, welcome back. good to see you. >> thanks, matt. thanks for having me. it's great to be here in new
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york at christmastime. >> it's good to have you here. this is like a billion dollar freight train motoring down the track. as a newbie, was it hard to catch up with this in. >> amazing cast in "night at the museum," ben stiller, owen wilson, ricky gervais and, of course, the late and very great robin williams. just to join that ensemble was so much fun. >> it's not like you hadn't tackled big projects in the past. you've done high-budget comedies, had your own show. what was different about this? >> i think just because it's so big budget. one set alone cost $850,000, the big lobby in the museum. and like i've never been on sets like that before. and all this cool, special effects like the dinosaurs and all the characters that come to life. it's really cool. >> they call it cgi. had you ever worked with cgi effects where basically you're acting and reacting to nothing?
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>> not to this extent. and sometimes when the monkey was supposed to be in the scene, there's just a tennis ball and a head. >> you have to be funny with a tennis ball? >> yeah, and you're like trying to interact with it. you feel a little silly. >> when you think about this role and watching the clips, it seems like it was written with you in mind. i don't know whether that's -- you just do such a great job with the script or it was all there on the page. >> well, i think sean levy, who directed the whole trilogy, he has quite a few teenage daughters who had seen me in "pitch perfect," "bridesmaids" and that sort of thing. they said they wanted me in the movie. i thank them a lot. >> do you get the sense that -- no, no spoiler alert. i'm not going to give anything away. >> yes. >> the movecy set in a museum. what? i'm going to get busted for that. >> there you go. >> it seems to me the way it ends that you possibly have been
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handed the torch for future "night at the museum" movies. is that fair? >> maybe there could be a fourth one. >> have you signed up for a fourth one? >> if i see the money truck, then i might agree. >> how big a money truck do you need? >> no. i just love being in this. where else can you be funny and yet have so much action and great special effects? >> it's always nice talking to an actress who is in it for the art. >> i'm in it for the art and the awards and -- oh, and the art. >> and the money truck. >> yeah, yeah. >> "pitch perfect" you mentioned earlier in the interview. you're back, reunited with the cast. >> yeah. >> what's that like? >> the bellas are back, the pitchers are back, as we like to say. yeah. that was a crazy amount of fun. i mean, night at the museum we filmed in freezing cold temperatures in london and vancouver. and "pitch perfect 2" we filmed in louisiana in the middle of the summer. i went from two extremes, filming the two different movies
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back-to-back. >> speaking of movies, okay, so your director from "bridesmaids" is setting out to do an all-female remake of "ghost busters." >> yeah. ♪ i already know the song. i'm ready. >> okay. so, are you going to be a female ghost buster? >> look, i have had a meeting but who knows. they have to look at the script when it's finished. >> did they back the money truck up? >> i would even do that without the money truck. because like ghost busters -- the giant marshmallow man. >> stay puff marshmallow man. >> i would do that for free. >> so would i. >> i probably shouldn't say that live on tv. >> rebel wilson, good to see you. >> thanks, matt. happy holidays. >> happy holidays. >> happy holidays, everyone. >> "night the at the museum"
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opens. >> we'll take you to the tricks of the trade where the secrets are actually shared. first this is "today" on nbc.
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this holiday season is a magical time. jenna wolfe sat down with a group of guys that keep magic alive all year round. >> it's so easy to get swept up in the history, grandeur of sights like statue of liberty, grand central, empire state building. as i recently found out sometimes the city's treasures aren't so obvious. hidden in plain sight for over a century, i recently discovered a little-known icon of new york, a social club of sorts for masters of mystery. >> they'll let anyone in this place. >> hamburger. >> i start ed yesterday.
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thank god that's over with. >> you may not realize it at first glance but this group of old friends is taking a part in history that can only be described as magical. >> let me ask you a question. can you float? >> welcome to magic table. >> pick a card, any card. >> loosely organized gathering of fellow magicians who meet for lunch every friday in midtown manhattan to break bread, have a few laughs. >> that may be his best trick. i don't know. >> trade tricks and tricks of the trade. >> try something new amongst ourselves. no judgment. but a lot of love. >> wasted youth. >> reporter: new york has long been a mecca for magic. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: where magic table has had one home or another for the past several decades.
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the tradition goes back long before tv and film, when live entertainment ruled supreme. in fact, harry houdini and his hocus pocus pals gathered in midtown, too, where they perfected their craft amid secrecy. >> you can show what you're doing, because it's not the general public. >> slidini and david copperfield have come to the table over the years. and for one afternoon -- >> that's all i've got. >> -- even i was allowed in. i don't know what happened. and then the thumb fact. it's not so cool. let's fake it. some make a living doing magic. others -- >> i'm a banker. >> from 48 to 92 have simply spent a life in love with illusion. >> a lot of magicians will turn it into a 10, 20. >> not you? >> not me. i'm limiting credit. >> hey, did you see this one that i can do? it's really cool.
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>> why did you want to come? >> i was passionate about magic as a child and lost touch with it. and now that i have a son of my own, got him into it. >> reporter: what's considered a successful lunch? >> roast beef. >> someone working on something, trying to figure out how to make it better. >> you get feedback without people even saying something sometimes. just from how they react or where they look. >> some of these guys are legends. they've been around, doing it forever. >> it's if u.n. to be part of that longevity, that legend. >> something good, good fortune. >> give me the ball. give me the ball. >> you would think i would walk away from this lunch now with a deeper appreciation. >> or tricks. >> reveal it. >> nothing, nothing.
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you have to be a master of the craft. you have to be part of this group. not necessarily this group but the world of magicians just to have insight into how they do it and what they do. >> do you still only have pull my finger trip? >> what's happening right there? my nephew is still thinking that i'm pulling my finger. they are going to find another place to meet. every time a place closed down so -- >> that's a great idea. >> yeah, exchange tricks. >> thank you. up next, sir paul mccartney. first this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back now at 8:52. sir paul mccartney is one of the biggest rock stars of all time. just wrapped up an 18-month world tour. he is out this week with a new single and individuvideo. it's interesting. >> called hope for the future. it gives us a look at sir paul like we've never seen him before, within the world of a video game. ♪ in the dark where nothing is ever seen finding undiscovered places no one's ever been ♪ >> we're joined now by sir paul mccartney. i say good morning. happy holidays. and i've known you for a while,
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sir paul. and i never associated you with video games. what got you into this project? >> grandchildren has got me into this project. >> you figure they would look at you and say, wow, he's with it? he's with the new generation? >> absolutely, yeah. i got asked to do the game halo and i didn't know what halo was. i asked the kids and they said, wow, cool. very interesting, fun to do. it's nice to do something refreshing and new. >> is writing a song for video game different for, i don't know, writing a song for the
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beatles? >> basically, it's the same. but because it's a video game, these things are blockbusters. it's like a big movie. so, it's epic. so the nearest thing i've done to that was the sound track for the james bond film "live and let die." i used that as kind of a guide. but basically when it comes down to it, it's the same thing. you've got to have an idea. it ought to be good and it ought to be memorable. and it ought to mean something. so, that's kind of the same as what i normally try to -- >> you don't seem like a guy who likes to sit still very much. you came off an 18-month-long tour, it was eight legs. what is touring like for you these days compared to earlier days when, as savannah mentioned, you were touring with the beatles or with wings?
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>> it's really great. it's funny. for me, it seems to improve. what i will do when i'm going on tour with a promoteer, i'll say put one show on sale and see how it goes. hopefully, you'll bring me back and say sao pallo just sold out 45,000 seats in ten minutes. i'll say, okay, this feels good. when i go on stage, i know all those people really want to see me. so it's a party. you know, we just have a lot of fun. i've got a grad great band. we play a lot of songs they want to hear. we have a lot of fun. >> speaking of that, i know you love those songs. but if you could, is there any song from your repertoire that if you never had to sing it again, that would be okay with you?
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>> you know, people think that and i kind of think that that ought to happen but it doesn't. you know, i've got songs that if people were going to guess, it might be, come on, you've sung "let it be" a million times, probably sung "hey jude" a million times. but, actually, every time i do them, the warmth of the audience is so great. and they're all holding up -- they don't hold cigarette lighters up anymore. it's the phones. so when you see nbc 10 breaking news. >> skyforce 10 is live over that breaking news. a water main break. look at this mess on the 1500 block of germantown avenue. this is at jefferson street in the city's kensington section. actually we've learned that a day care center has been street there. we'll continue to update this
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situation, find out how soon the break will be fixed and3n %y wh things can get back to normal there in that neighborhood in kensington. now let's get your first alert forecast with bill henley on a windy wednesday. >> f/erlately that water will not freeze. we're watching the clouds blow through that area. strong gusty winds are shaking the camera. that's the view from the adventure aquarium. winds gusting to 32 miles an hour. feels like it's in the 30s. teens the wind chills in the pocono mountains. in new jersey, central new jersey getting a few rain drops. a chance of showers are going to be increasing during the afternoon. the gusty winds will stay with us. temperatures staying in the low 40s. and this morning investigators are back at the scene of that fire that[qúfñ kia firefighter yesterday morning. joyce craig lewis is the first female firefighter in philadelphia to die in the line of duty. yesterday she became trapped in the basement of a burning home.
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medics performed cpr and rushed her to the hospital but could not save her. she lives behind two children, a teenager and a baby. investigators are still looking into the cause of that fire. we'll have another update for you in 25 minutes. we'll keep our eyes on that water main break situation there in kensington. we'll update that for you and, remember, you can always get the latest news and weather at now back to the "today" show. i'm chris cato. have a great wednesday.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1a rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. i'm willie along with al, natalie and tamron. no voice. >> puberty is hitting finally? >> so what happened? >> little sore throat, i think. stay away from the willie mug. >> that's what i always say. >> sounds kind of cool like barry white. >> i wish it sounded like barry white. it sounds like sick willie.
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>> that didn't work for anybody. >> i'm going to stay far. >> i noticed everybody is a little extra inch away from me. >> here is the question. >> what? >> should mr. geist have stayed home. >> ooh. oh, really? >> or should he have -- >> little late now. >> see, that's what happens. people who are sick then take it personal when you don't want them in. we love you. you are a valuable part of the family. >> i have to go. >> you're taking it all personal. >> i haven't touched anyone. >> but you're airborne and your saliva and i'm like this. >> sit back down. >> it was a leading question. >> just for future reference -- >> you should stay at home. >> if you are ill -- >> contagious, shaky, do you come in? anybody else at home sick? >> george has a cough but not a sore throat. >> do you have a fever? that's my -- if you have a fever, that's when i call it. >> what the -- >> i'm out. >> can i go? >> you guys start.
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i'm going to go get a lozenge. i'll be right back. >> a lozenge. >> that's an interesting question. you know, you should go to hash tag -- what's the hash tag? >> stay home or come to work. >> if someone's sick or you're sick, should you stay home or go to work? >> did you get a lozenge? >> can we get willie a warm, soothing beverage? >> little fevery, but we're good. >> he's feverish. >> breaking out in a sweat. >> i'm good. >> you are break out in a sweat. >> so i don't lose my voice -- >> al, go ahead. >> if you were with us earlier "time" magazine revealed the ebola fighters, which our viewers also chose. kent brantley on the cover. they have multiple covers featuring different faces of the
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caregivers. >> so important because, obviously, the outbreak continues in west africa. >> 7,000 lives. >> absolutely, 7,000 lives lost. an important reminder of -- it's certainly well deserved. the efforts continue over there and they need to continue the ongoing fight. >> we did a survey on and asked our viewers who they think should win and overwhelmingly our viewers said the ebola fighters, their impact and even dr. kent brantley was going further and donating plasma. incredible effort by all of those. it impacts the world. >> "time's" editor earlier in the week said they choose -- this is something that's ongoing. >> medical advance. never, meaning the global community, we've never had an advancement like this as related to ebola.
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this is the worst outbreak of all times and they've discovered different things about the treatment which excludes, by the way, that serum we talked so much about. it was the fact that these caregivers in the united states were treated and survived and learned treatments to pass along to west africa. >> what's great about this, i think, is usually the person of the year, there's some debate. people are arguing about -- i don't think anybody is really debating the appropriateness of that choice. >> some people say it should be one person. in this case, i think this is the biggest -- >> kent brantley talked about how important it was to recognize all these different people. >> i'm glad when it's a positive person or persons rather than in the past -- >> you. it was like, what? did you guys just give up? hey, let's do you. you. >> did you find it flattering that you were the person of the year? >> i didn't really think that i
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was the person of the year. >> roker-thon, you are the person of the year. >> no, no, no. >> this is an incredible story. it is about exactly that, never giving up. a man went missing since thanksgiving. he is a sailor. and he was finally found alive yesterday after 12 days at sea. his name is ron ingraham, 67 years old, experienced sailor. aboard a 25-foot sailing vessel traveling from moloka'i, hawaii, to lanai. that's when his boat started to take on water. he did send out two mayday calls. again, an experienced sailor. he then lost all contact. the coast guard and the navy called off the search december 1st. 12 days later they got this distress call. >> we got a mayday here. mayday. this is the malia. anybody picking this up? >> amazing. fortunately for him, the navy
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had a ship that was only three miles away. they were able to rescue him right away. >> he had enough food and water, i guess, to get through 12 days. >> he did. little dehydrated but alive, uninjured. >> gives you hope. >> absolutely. another story that's incredible and certainly you don't see it every day, the woman on a plane gives birth. this is unbelievable story. here is what happened. southwest airlines flight takes off yesterday morning from san francisco en route to phoenix. the plane was suddenly diverted to lax. you can imagine passengers were like, what's going on? they don't want to create a stir. then here is what one paersseng had to say about it all. >> the pilot came on the speaker to say we were turning around, going back to l.a. they asked for scissors to cut the umbilical cord. glad everything turned out okay. it wasn't something you expect to see but it looks like a
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healthy baby. >> did he say he cut the umbilical cord? >> they asked for scissors. >> you're on the plane. anybody have scissors? >> which you're not supposed to have on board. >> yeah, that's a good point. >> excellent point. >> i'm just saying. >> knives would work. >> surely the flight attendants have a first aid kit there, right? >> don't call me shirley. >> i knew you were going to say it. >> nurse and doctor on board. >> airplane. talking about an airplane. i think it's perfectly logical to do that. speaking of airplanes -- >> i have to give an update on the baby. >> oh, i'm sorry, shirley. >> thank you. the baby's doing fine. >> do we have a name? >> no, we don't have a name. >> shirley. >> they don't have a name. they don't have a gender, but the baby is fine. >> the baby has a gender, we just don't know it. >> i said we don't know the gender. don't you dare do that. it's an adorable story. >> isn't it amazing how many
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times these stories have happy endings of police and firefighters delivering babies? >> what's the rule for pregnancy when you fly? >> it depends on your doctor and it goes by the airlines. 36? >> 38 weeks, according to southwest. >> seven months, my doctor said, no more travel. i think i had a short flight to boston after that. >> did it cross your mind? >> there's good hospitals and good doctors on the other end of it. >> but in the middle -- >> but in the middle as you're onboard the flight, you just hope there's a doctor and nurse on board who know what to do. >> you can't even get nuts on the plane. have a baby on the plane. that's fantastic. expedia airplane study, worst type of inflight annoyance besides me, rear seat kicker. >> i agree. >> the next one also is related, inattentive parents. usually the rear seat kicker is
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the kid. >> or annoyed passenger at the person who is reclining their seat into their space. >> followed by the aromatic passenger. >> does that mean smelly? >> yes. >> incensensitive passenger, au insensitive passenger, headphones booming like crazy. >> or no headphones. people do that now. >> personally, you can't really hear anything. there is the boozer. these are the folks who have travelled with kathie lee. >> no judgment on that one. no judgment there. >> and chatty kathy. >> oh, yeah. that's a tough one. >> sometimes i'll put the headphones on because i'm going to listen to something and people are still chatting. >> can you believe when a apparent doesn't stop a kid from kicking the seat? we're obsessed with our kids kicking the seat. >> then the kid escalates to
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something far more disturbing than seat kicking. it's like crying and wailing. >> as long as you try. as long as the parent is trying. >> agreed. >> don't you think, though, they're worried -- if i say, don't you kick, the kid will start tantruming? >> no. you try to put a stop to it. >> the guy who gets up to go to the bathroom and pulls the head of your seat and then lets go. >> and your head hits the seat in front of you. >> what is that? >> they're trying to leverage themselves up. that's what the handles are for. >> you just have one. >> you have one. >> you're defending that guy? >> then you're like wiley coyote and hit that like a boulder. >> you're in the middle seat -- not the middle seat. window and you need to go to the restroom and they won't move and you have to climb over.
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>> or they're sleeping. >> and you're -- >> sometimes i sit there and go, hey, hey. >> really, you're going to make me crawl, struggle over you to get to the bathroom? that's cruel. >> here is a photo. >> okay. >> what do you think this is? >> penguins in the snow. >> that's a skyline somewhere, i would think. >> very good. >> is it? >> it is. yesterday, dense fog in dallas. >> dallas? >> that was a drone picture. somebody took a picture from a drone up above. >> those are people? they look like penguins. >> those are buildings. >> sky line of people. >> sky line of people. >> standing in the sky. they're all andre the giant. that's the best line of the year. >> those people are so small. >> and they're square. >> they are tall. >> look how tall they are. >> bird's-eye view of people. >> it was a bird's-eye view of
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buildings. >> there are people in those buildings so technically -- >> i can't see. >> we've got nice people out there. look, look, it's a sky line. look at that. it's a sky line. a lot going on right now. lot of snow. tannersville, they've been getting snow. right now, not so much. it's going to keep pinwheeling around. in fact, some areas in upstate new york looking at a foot and a half of snow. some areas as much as two feet of snow. this storm system, nor'easter, moves out. on the other coast, big storm system moving into the pacific northwest. heavy rain in portland today. it's going to be a rough one. and this system is going to push south. look at all the rain. northern california, we're talking some areas, five to ten inches of rain. and then even far south, by friday, we're looking at anywhere from two to three inches of rain from san maria all the way down to san diego. there will probably be flash flooding and mud slides out
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there as good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds moving back in. look for showers to develop. through it all the wind and the temperatures hold steady. we'll be in the low 40s for today. scattered light snow showers especially north and west. little to no accumulation for most of the area. 39 degrees tomorrow afternoon. then we dry out for friday, saturday up to 44. a little bit warmer on sunday with sunny skies. then sunshine and into the low 50s monday and tuesday. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. >> we have an update on my health. i actually don't have a fever. >> how do you know? had. >> tamron did that. >> you were seeking our pity? >> no. i have a terrible -- >> check the hash tag. should you stay home or come to work? 100%, stay home. >> i'm letting my colleagues down if i don't -- >> no, you're not. >> the opposite? >> the opposite.
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>> if we get your cold -- >> i don't have a cold. >> here is the problem. >> barry white. >> your other job on "morning joe," you know, they would give you a hard time about not coming in. >> can i tell you something? >> he wasn't there. >> i didn't go to "morning joe." i only came here. it was one of those sleepless nights. >> he said joe and mika, i can't do that. >> we have to go to break, guys. did you not hear the producers? >> we're having a conversation. >> not really. up next, i don't know what this question means. did you ever notice a crease in your ear lobe? >> yes. >> what do you care? you're going to come in anyway. >> it could be nothing major or the sign of a more serious health problem. >> that
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spots all over your body, your nail bed can have spots. it's something you should definitely talk to a dermatologist if you notice you haven't hit your finger. >> go right away. let's talk about sweating. we all sweat. some more than others. what does it mean if you sweat all over your body? >> it's a sympathetic response, fight or flight. your body is telling you something is going on. if you're of that age that's menopausal, you don't have associated symptoms. but if you are nauseous, if you notice your heart is beating very fast or you're having trouble breathing that could be a sign you have an overactive thyroid. it could even be a sign of a heart attack. if you're not feeling right and sweating all over, you should get to the emergency room. >> this is an interesting one. i never looked at my ear lobe enough but a crease in your ear lobe, what could this be? >> it looks like that, as you see there. >> looks like a wrinkle. >> getting a little older. >> or sleeping on your face. but, truthfully, there has been
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association, there's been studies that say people that have creases in their ear lobe have increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death. the association is a little bit better than the palm line for your life line. but it's not -- if you do have it, don't panic. don't worry. talk to your doctor and make sure you practice low-risk factors. >> what about eye twitching? what does it mean? >> we all have that. are we overtired? did we have too much caffeine? too much screen time? there is something called maij syndrome, named after a neurologist. it's a movement disorder. so the part of your brain that affects the muscles and movement in your face, including your eye, which can cause fluttering, it can be a sign of that. if it's constant, you should talk to your doctor about it. there really isn't a cure. some people have tried botox to
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paralyze the muscle. but definitely talk to your doctor about it. >> another one, excessive facial hair on women. this is actually a pretty common disorder it could be a symptom of. >> it could be genetic. if you have other things like a lot of acne, problems losing weight, it could be something called polycystic ovary disease, too much hormone, testosterone. they have infertility problems. it can lead to diabetes t causes insulin resistance. there are blood tests and treatment. >> what about dry mouth? what does that mean? >> right now my dry mouth? no. dry mouth could be nothing. but then there's a condition that's an auto immune disease that attacks the glands of all the mucous membranes, dry eyes, dry mouth. venus williams is fighting for
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nbc 10 news starts now.yé> cato. it's 9:26. time to get your first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley on a windy wednesday. >> we're seeing lots of locations with wind gusts now in excess of 30 miles per hour. look at the flag in center city. it's blowing clouds through the area. most of the area is dry right now but a few showers will be riding in on these winds as the day goes on. 31-mile-an-hour winds in the poconos, a little bit stronger in allentown. with the wind blowing it feels like it's in the 30s. a dry morning but scattered showers and gusty winds this afternoon. and we continue to follow this breaking news out of
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philadelphia's kensington section. skyforce 10 was giving us this picture flying over a water main break a short time ago, germantown avenue at jefferson street. a day care has been evacuated because of the water flooding into the street. it did get into some basements as well. a 20-inch water main broke. crews are working to fix it right now. police are looking for two armed men wanted for a doortep robbery in east philadelphia. it happened in on large street. two victims were on their way to the airport when thieves robbed them of their money and passports. they got away with nearly $7,000 in cash, the two victims were headed to china for a funeral. the reward is now up to $65,000 in the search for missing college student shane montgomery. it's now been 14 days since montgomery disappeared. he was last seen early thanksgiving morning leaving a bar in manayunk. we'll have another update for you in about 25 minutes.
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welcome back to "today." it's wednesday morning, december 10th, 2014. a happy crowd on the plaza. because i believe the rain has let up now. look at that. >> oh! >> how cute that baby is. >> waving to us. >> can we go get that baby? >> look tat the smile. >> i'll go get that baby. >> watch out for tamron. >> that's a little disturbing. >> can i go get that baby? >> baby snatcher. >> can i go get it? >> christine is on the case. >> i said can i go get it. >> can i go get it? >> that's southern. i want that baby. >> from a knitter, small scissors are allowed on the plane. >> oh, really?
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that wouldn't be enough to cut a cord, would it? >> i don't know f it can cut some yarn, maybe it can cut a cord. i was covering the royals yesterday. >> right, right. >> i can't see you guys. i can hear you guys. >> there's a delay. >> a little bit of a delay. i heard there was a really interesting conversation around this time of the morning. take a listen. just a listen because you can't watch remember? >> the full guy, the big guy. >> literally the big guy. >> how big is it? >> i'll give you a sense. hold on just a sec. come here, big guy. oh, he's tied down. >> hold on. >> oh. oh! >> just so you guys aren't lonely while i'm doing the weather. >> nice. >> that's what i heard. >> there you go. >> the whole time i'm like, what are they talking -- >> you said yesterday, what were you guys talking about? >> "fifty shades of grey."
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we were talking about this guy. >> the big guy you were talking about. >> the mensch on a bench. >> that's the big guy. >> it sounds awful. >> that's the best audio only since beyhr grill. >> mensch on the bench, answer to elf on a shelf. we have a new one coming out, punk on a bunk. >> adam has been waiting all morning to say that one. >> what? >> he tried that earlier. >> we didn't laugh the first time. >> you think i'm concerned about that? >> and he sleeps with it in his bed. that's what he just said in my ear. did we find the baby? >> we'll get the baby in a second. >> check of the weather? >> let's show you the weather before we show you the baby. for today, snowy, icy, rainy conditions in the northeast, new
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england with a lot of wind. we're also looking at a lot of rain in the pacific northwest, northern california. sunny, but chilly through the gulf coast. then for tomorrow, look for more sunshine in the southeast. again, cooler than normal temperatures. rain in the pacific northwest and we're looking at snow still hanging around the northeast and new england. in fact good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. clouds moving back in, look for showers to move back in. but throughout it all, we'll be in the low 40s today. snow showers for tomorrow. scattered light snow showers especially north and west. little to no accumulation, though, for most of the areañrf' 39?lcj degrees tomorrow afterno. then we dry out for friday, saturday up to 44. a little bit warmer on sunday with sunny skies, then sunshine and into the low 50s monday and tuesday. have a great day.
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that's your latest weather. >> pretty shocking stat, 300 hours of individuvideo uploaded youtube every single minute. can you only imagine, right, the amount of viral minutes that have people cooking and sharing. >> the top 20 videos of the year, youtube's head of culture and trend -- i love that name. >> thank you. >> that's right. you we you are kind of our minutister culture and trend. >> unboxing videos, technology review videos. and this is a video that was produced by that guy actually from toronto. he was testing something that a lot of his fans, millions of subscribers want to know, can you bend the iphone. >> he did. >> he did. >> this video was watched 50
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million times to seek it out, if it was real. >> did it impact the sale of the iphone? >> i don't think it did. >> the singi ining nun. >> sister christina from "the voice" in italy. >> the reaction when they turn around. >> all very shocked. and she actually has gone on to -- she won "the voice." she has an album that came out. >> she's on our program. >> number three, first kiss showing strangers literally kissing for the first time. >> that's right. one of the more artistic videos that made the list this year. >> i remember this. >> watched over 90 million times. film makers got 20 people together to see what it would look like when they kissed for the first time. so many different parodies and reactions. >> jimmy fallon did first lick. >> one of the very many funny
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parodies. >> ahh. i thought it would be jimmy licking people. very cute. world cup, really huge. >> huge online this year. the ads in the world cup were also very popular. nike had one of the biggest ads where they got the biggest soccer stars together for this ad. that was one of the big ads for the year. >> awesome. mutant giant spider dog. >> that's right. the number one trending video. >> that's amazing. >> it's been watched over 100 million times. it's a polish prankster who dressed his dog up like a giant spider. >> so rude. >> watched 20 million times in one day when it first came out. >> in one day? >> in one day. top searched halloween costumes, which was spider dog. >> devil baby attack, kind of goes along with this. >> i heard you like this one. it's your favorite. >> well, we had -- yeah.
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>> these prank -- another popular prank video. this is a promotion for the movie "devil's due." they went around new york and had this baby frightening people. it's been watched almost 50 million times this video. these guys last year that made this made the telekinetic coffee shop prank. >> that's amazing. that's mind -- >> think mogo. >> to counteract that devil baby, we have a better baby. >> my baby? >> your baby. >> go see your baby. thank you so much, kevin. >> natalie's with her. >> elijah along with mom and dad from vermont. she loves microphones. >> that's not sanitary. that's not good. >> she was laughing up a storm at you. >> before this gets creepy, up next, kids will never want to get, it may surprise you. angelina reveals all in tamron's get, it may surprise you. angelina reveals all in tamron's pop fix after this!
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grab your mugs. and my baby over there has her bottle. it's time for your pop fix. >> my baby. >> that doesn't sound right. >> let's start with, speaking of people who has lots of babies, brad pitt and angelina jolie. are they allowing their kids to get tattoos? both 13-year-old maddox and 9-year-old zahra are asking to get at that timed up. their famous mom is a fan of ink, dad isn't so thrilled to the idea saying how do i say no? it's especially hard with dads with girls. brad thinks the girls can do no wrong. he's mush in their hands. i remember telling my dad when i got my first tattoo, he had a blank stare of disappointment and moved on. >> if you have them, how can you tell your kids not to get them? >> how do you do that? do as i say not as i do. which is not good, i guess.
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>> right. >> what do you say? >> i got that tramp stamp so i guess -- >> yeah. it's -- >> i was a lot bigger when i got it originally and now it's -- you don't even know what it is. started as a butterfly, now it looks like a weird elephant. >> that's the guy who gave me my tattoo. he said be very careful what you get and where you get it. he had done a bumblebee on someone that's now a butterfly. it grew. nicole kidman said hshe's spontaneous, she jumped in. i know that sounds incredibly strange but to me it's a natural process. they've been married eight years, have two children. can you get marry tood soon? >> i think so. >> i think so. >> but do you ever really know them? >> well, i think it's good to
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know if they're in debt. if they have family debt or anything else. >> marrying an ex-murder. >> natalie's like, what's your credit score? >> i think you have to know what you're getting yourself into. >> okay. that's one way to look at it. avril lavigne. we really like avril. she has a mystery illness, 30-year-old singer sparked worry amongst her fans about her health after responding to a thank you to a fan who tweeted get well soon avril and pray for avril. the singer verified to be authentic account where lavigne said i feel bad because i'm not able to say anything to let fans know why i'm absent. i'm private. i'm not feeling well. i'm having some health issues. please keep me in your prayers. billboard also confirmed she's not pregnant, as some speculated.
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to have opportunities that are person-centered, not based on what institution need. but it's also condition fusing and complicated. >> so you need to do your homework now. >> you need to do a lot of homework now. >> it's expensive, no question. if you're talking about bringing somebody in to your home to care for you, that can run $40,000 to $75,000 a year. assisted living can be $40,000 a year, nursing hoenl can be 75 a year. penal look at these numbers and think i can't do that so i'm not going to do anything which, as carol and i were talking about, that's a huge mistake. >> who picks up that tab? do insurance companies generally provide for that? does medicaid cover all that have? >> medicaid will step in, in certain cases. often it's the family taking time off work or stepping in to bring a family member in to your home and gets paid for in a
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piecemeal kind of way. >> most of the long-term care in this country is provided by families, nearly 80%. families don't get paid. >> right. >> the other options where you do have to lay out money that are confusing. but that's at one end. most of the care -- i did this for 17 years with my late-husband. so i know how hard it is. >> starting from scratch, carolyn, what's a good place to start? >> a good place to start is where you are. i would say start today. think about where you live, where your parent lives, what can you do to make that more comfortable, safer and more accessible. and those are modest expenses that can make a big difference, preventing falls, which is the reason most people wind up in nursing homes or other facilities. >> right. >> what do i really want?
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who are the important people in my life? >> how much of retirement should go toward long-term care and how much should you putting aside for it? >> understand your retirement will fund your long term care in a lot of ways. even if you can just increase your contribution one or two percent a year until you're maxing out, that is a huge, huge deal. >> carolyn jean, really important. thank you both for being here. if you do have questions for jean about financial planning go to our website she'll answer them. we'll be back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. >> announcer: "today's" health is brought to you by genworth. helping families start
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning. i'm chris cato. 9:56 on your wednesday morning. let's get your first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley. any sunshine out there? xvd there was. but it's quickly being filled in area. in the pocono mountains, look at the wind blowing the camera around. the temperatures are in the 30s, just below freezing in mt.
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pocono. allentown, reading and pottstown from dropped down a couple of degree, but in the low 40s in philadelphia. the snow falling in the pocono mountains will continue and we'll see accumulating snowfall later today and tonight. breaking news we've been following for you. crews from the philadelphia water department are still trying to fix this water main break in kensington. a big mess there. skyforce 10 flew over the scene about an hour ago on jefferson street. a 20-inch pipe broke. a day care center was evacuated and some water did get into some basements. investigators are back on the scene at the rural home fire that killed a firefighter. joyce craig lewis is the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty. yesterday morning she got trapped in the basement of a burning home. medics rushed her to the hospital but could not save her. she leaves behind two children, a teenager and a baby. investigators are still looking into the cause of that fire. we'll have another update for you in about 25 minutes. remember, you can always get the
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(joe) happy holidays! ♪and best wishes from the lottery♪ . >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello everybody. it's wines day wednesday, december 10th. you don't need to adjust your television. those rabbit ears that you have. we want to welcome weekend today's chanel jones sitting in for hoda today. >> i told you earlier, i love hoda and i love her spirit. i'm hoping her vibe comes through and i get hoda hair. >> you are a lot like hoda. you're a very sunny person. you a great disposition. you've only been here like two
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months and everybody fell in love with you the first week you were here. she sends her love. we do a thing every morning where we go have a great show! she called me from l.a. to say have a great show! she's out there for a very, very special thing. today it was announced the most powerful woman in the entire world of hollywood -- all of showbiz -- >> the world. >> why not say the world. is our own bonnie hammer. the hollywood reporter, every year they release the list of the most powerful women in entertainment. every year hoda and i were left out. the drum roll is, bonnie hammer, the chairman of nbc universal cable entertainment. >> over she pretty much has my house on lock. >> 129 million americans tune in to one of her channels every week. shows like "royal pains," "real housewives" and the kardashians
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on e help make the usa network the number one cable network for nine years. she's just a doll, too. the type of person that when you meet her, she doesn't exude power in the kind of way one would think. she just is a lovely person to be around. an amazing reputation for being the greatest boss in the world. although we think we have that in tammy and joanne. >> where are they? that's what everybody says -- there she is. she's fair, the kind of boss you want to have. >> and can go out and have a glass of wine with. >> when people say good things behind your back, we like that. they like her. >> by the way, i'll give it to you. they gave it to me today. i'm dreaming of a white christmas, but if the white runs out, i'll drink red. >> she's a chardonnay girl. >> i'm 4'11", so we'll be rocking and rolling by 11:00. >> you have to pace yourself.
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$25 i want everybody to get to know you a little bit like we have. >> this has been a big year, big adventure for my family. i have two 2-year-olds and a 5-year-old. >> that in itself is an adventure. >> we just moved to new york city as my 5-year-old said. i literally pulled these off my iphone. one christmas i want ever bod toy have a holiday card from chanel with the kids. little binky. i'll tell you about that in a second. >> one twin is claire josephine, we call her clara. there is my husband. >> that's denzel washington. >> kind of. >> he is handsome. >> i think he's handsome. >> oerh, my gosh. who else thinks he looks like denz denzel? what are you doing here?
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>> we're college sweethearts. when i met him, his hair didn't connect yet, so that second year, sophomore year in college he had all this facial hair. >> you went with him before he was connected. >> there you go. >> your only love of your life. >> i had one high school sweetheart and then this guy, and ten years later. >> you got the keeper, unlike one of our guests copying up. we have a guy on who tells the four main reasons why you're a lousy husband. you cannot believe how honest this guy is. >> i think it's good stuff to get into. i was going to forward that to my husband, but i didn't want him to get the wrong idea. >> sounds like he's doing -- >> he's a good guy. >> you had your first night out last night knowing that you wouldn't be in for hoda. >> i never go out. three kids under 5, as you can imagine. last night i'm working on a story called "eat with." you can sign up to have dinner with complete strangers. >> which is my idea of hell. >> it was fantastic.
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i thought so, too. let me tell you. the chefs are people who are not professional chefs, maybe an accountant by day but have a passion for cooking. >> darn good chefs. >> amazing. my dessert alone chai chocolate cheesecake. >> so tell me, you get online. >> yes, you sign up. it's called "eat with." they have them in new york city. >> the big thing to do now. $50 you bring your own wine. >> you walk in, and you never know who you're going to meet. >> say i'm a complete stranger. what would you do? >> the first thing you do is say hi. nobody does match what do you do?" >> that's what i was going to ask you first. so far it's a lousy party. >> what's interesting, a lot of the people are single. but there was one girl i really admired, 24 years old, just moved to new york city. doesn't know a lot of people. she signed up.
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you walk into a room, sit at a roundtable and there's a woman who is giving you her best. amazing. panoramic views of the city. it was my first night out. i ended up going to midnight. four hours later, this is true, mommy, i can't find my pacy. i'm holding my cell phone looking around the room for a pacy. >> that's what we call a binky. >> used to sanitize it. >> the dog has been sucking on it. so what. >> i don't even suck on it anymore. true story now. give me like three weeks, i'm going to try to be pacy free. >> i'll tell you what worked for me. my daughter didn't want to have a pacifier. he was in love with his binky. he's a gorgeous hunk now, but got him off at it. we threw it out. i blamed the garbage man.
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i said, cody, the garbage man took it. for the next year, every garbage truck he goes "that guy took my binky." he had issues, needed therapy. it worked. >> you know what it is? i'm afraid there's two of them at once. there have been times when we lose them and we say, we're not going to buy anymore, don't you crack, don't you crack. in the middle of the night, i find myself in cvs looking for payies. >> once you wean them, you'll put on a coat you haven't worn and they're in every pocket. >> like socks. they disappear. are you loving your new life? >> i have to say. it's only been two weeks, not even. it's fantastic. i'm sitting with you. i have wine. what should we talk about? >> the only people having as much fun as you and i -- by the way, bianca is cooking up her
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the end of a marriage is never ease zichlt that's especially true when you realize it might have been mostly your fault. >> that feeling can leave some guys rattled, like this scene from the movie "good-bye to all that." >> you're getting divorced? >> how did you hear that? i didn't have told anybody. >> that's horrible, horrible. you think of yourself as the biggest loser ever, right? >> well, really i don't know what's happening. i muddle through my days. i'm stunned. >> well, musician dad and your tango writer serge bianca came to the realization he made four mig mistakes and blog about it
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in the post. and psychiatrist ish major is here. >> this is recent, not something you had years to think about. >> no. it's fairly sudden. i think with divorce, yes, i never dreamed that i would be married in the first place. i got married, had kids. and then i never dreamed i would be divorced. i'm not sure which one i'm worse at. >> how old are your kids? >> my kids are 5, violet is 5, henry is 3 and charlie is nine months. >> your divorce is almost final? >> yes. >> ish, is it healthy he's here writing this blog? >> i think it's very cathartic. hindsight is 20/20. he's got laser vision for us now to share lessons that we can learn. >> let's start with the four. >> mistake number one, you said you got fat. what did you mean by that? >> mostly i mean that metaphorically speaking, meaning i got lazy. i certainly did get fat.
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i drank too many beers just sitting on the couch. more than that, i stopped concentrating on the fact that there's someone else sharing my life with me. >> equally important. >> i'm sure she would probably say something to the same effect, that we both became lazy, concentrating on one another, thinking about our life together. >> is that a matter of taking everybody for granted? >> absolutely right. he touched on it. continue to do the work, continue to date. you've got to do the killer b, be kind, be compassionate, be flirty, be sexy. you have to continue to work. >> i was about to say, number two you said sex was all about you. >> yes, it was. i'm embarrassed to say that on national tv. maybe it will help some people. i believe that sex should be fun, it should be awesome. >> for everybody. >> for everyone involved. >> we don't judge if there's five or six people there. it should be fun for everybody.
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>> right. the communication part of it is such a huge thing i'm finding out after the fact. >> you should have talked through -- >> should she say this is not good for me? >> she did. she would tell me thinks in the bedroom. >> and you ignored her? >> i didn't ignore her. i would say why is she talking right now? >> oh! >> all the guys are going yeah, yeah. >> all the women are going oh! >> ish, this is a common problem? >> a big problem because when you get married, you stop communicating. here is what guys fail at foreplay. when she wakes up in the morning, say good morning, beautiful, how did you sleep? >> i would say good morning. >> number three, you didn't help pay the bills. >> i helped pay the bills in the sense that i made money. i always had a job, didn't lay around playing video games. however, my wife was very good with finances, and i just allowed her to take over paying
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the bills. >> you were relieved probably. >> in a sense i would think, okay, i mow the lawn, you pay the bills. looking back on it, if i had just made an effort and said, can i help, can i sit down with you once a week, once a month even and maybe help you. >> figure this out. >> even if i don't understand what's going on. >> sometimes we don't want to handled everything, even if we're capable. >> we want to feel like partners in things. >> exactly. >> it would have gone a long way. >> the fourth one. >> number four, you said things you can never take back. >> i certainly did. i think anybody that has ever been through a rough relationship, you have these habit energies that you might go to where you turn into someone that throws things or someone that gets angry. for me it was words. i used words as weapons. >> so painful. >> it's worse than anything i can imagine. it's a form of abuse in a sense. >> we have to go. we could talk to you all day
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long. ish, is he on the road to having -- >> next relationship is going to be fabulous because you've learned the lessons and moved on and taking the time to heal. that's the most important thing. >> don't forget those kids in the process. you be a great daddy to them, too. >> thanks. thanks for having me. if you want to read the original blog posting go to checking off your gift list, whether a sports fan at that timic or a guy that likes to chill, the best holiday gifts for under $100. how to get the
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♪ he found it cleans everything... whefrom stove tops...d writing a book about his magic eraser scuffed shoes, and more. and when ran out of pages, he made a website instead. share your tips at how many times have you pulled out your tweezers to do your eyebrows and only take it too far. that's why i let sonia from sonia's brow bar do it this morning. >> or do you have brows so unruly no matter what you do, you can't get them to have any
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shape? >> don't let those brows become your arch enemy. we're here with tips on how to keep them good. >> good morning. >> they really can make or break your face. they can make you look tired. when they're done right, you can get away with less makeup and it can give your eyes a lift. >> people literally follow women who shape eyebrows on instagram. >> we have great products to do at home. ann marie is an example of someone who has overtweezed and they don't go back. with a little help from our products, let's see the after. quite a big difference. the key s so many people don't know how to fill in their brows. these are stencils. you literally place it over here and then you want to take a powder, this is from urban decay, their brow box. it also has a wax to really seal it in. >> you like the powder better than a pencil. >> you can use both. i do like this powder because it
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has the two different colors. you can get that rat natural effect and the wax seals it in. >> i love my pencil, i do. >> but for so many women -- >> a frightening thing for women. men, too. we'll get to you. this is vanessa, an example of someone who has misshaped brows. she doesn't know how to go about tweezing. let's see your after. quite impressive. now the key is, this is how you can find the perfect arch. take a basic bic pencil and lin up from your nose to the outer corner of your iris. slowly glide it over to the edge of your brow. that's how you know to tweeze. this is a great marker from laura merciar. light, feathery strokes. and then a brow gel afterwards. >> to keep it in place.
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>> it's colored so it gives that little extra pop. >> people are going thicker now, too. >> more natural. >> we've got a nice guy here. who do we have here? we can't forget about the boys. >> this is pat. you don't want to go crazy. it's about a tune-up, nothing too dramatic. >> a tidy up. >> suggest trimming one or two lines of hair. pat, let's see your after. >> i like it. you're right. not too dramatic. cleans them up a little bit. >> you really need the tweezer, this is from remy. it allows you to get every hair. let's check out his pain threshold. >> do you tweeze usually? >> no, i don't. >> do you have a person in your life that says, honey, you need to tweeze? >> yes, i do. >> whoever did your ears did a fine job. thank you all so much, thank you, rebecca.
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clouds are overhead. we did see sunshine early on. winds have blown the clouds back into the area. 42 in philadelphia, in the low 40s at the shore. factor in the wind, now gusting to 36 miles anticipate hour in philadelphia. it feels like 31. it's a cold wind blowing, with clouds and a chance of some scattered showers late they are afternoon. we have breaking news in the west kensington section of philadelphia. police are investigating the discovery of a body on sterner street. it's a man in his late 20s or early 30s. he was found on the road shot in the head. so far, no arrests. we follow this breaking news. a water main break causing problems in philadelphia's kensington section. crews are working to fix the problem. as you can see, a 20-inch main broke just over an hour and a half ago along germantown avenue. a day care center was evacuated.
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water got into some basements. we will have an update on nbc 10 news coming up at 11:00. police are hunting for two armed men wanted for a robbery in northeast philadelphia. it happened around 5:00 this morning. the two victims were on their way to the airport when thieves robbed their money and passports. the thieves got away with nearly $7,000. no one was hurt. a full hour of news and weather coming up. now back to "today."
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we're back with more of "today" on this wines day wednesday ready to play "who knew." i'm shienelle jones sitting in for hoda. today kathie lee is across the street at the nbc experience store ready to hand out 100 bucks to anyone who gets the questions right. those who don't, get one of her fabulous cds. it's a win-win. here we have the resident language expert at buzzfeed, emmy. >> this is princess betsy from ithaca. it's your birthday. i hope you get what you want today, kathie lee's signify. to signify something happens rarely, it is common to use the phrase once in a blue moon.
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according to nasa a blue moon occurs once every 2 1/2 years, 10 years or 100 years? >> a. >> yeah. >> she got it. i'm impressed. >> it's actually not as infrequent as you might think. a blue moon is defined as the second full moon in a calendar month. according to nasa it happens once every 2 1/2 years. >> number two. >> this lovely girl is bundled up, she's from lakeland. in your phrase mind your p's and qs, does it stand for puppets and queens, puppets and pranksters or points and quarts? >> i'm going to go with c. >> genius. >> the most common theory is back in the day they used to serve beer in points and quarts. if a bar tended wanted to tell a patron they were getting out of
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hand, they would tell the person to mind their p's and q's. now it means to mind your manners. >> on a roll. ryan from lancaster. barking up the wrong tree is believed to have been inspired by hunting dogs, kids climbing trees, tree bark. >> hunting dogs. >> is it always this perfect? i don't know. i didn't know that either. >> back in the day dogs that were helping their hunters out, if they were literally barking up a wrong tree, if the prey in the tree and the prey would move to the wrong tree, they were barking up the wrong tree. >> it makes sense. didn't know that. we're on a roll. the pressure is on. >> this lady is from tampa. in medieval england, hosts would serve a cold piece of meat to signify it was time to leave. what popular saving is this practice credited with inspiring, cold shoulder, cold turkey or humble buy.
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>> b, cold turkey. >> finally. >> what's the answer? >> the answer is cold shoulder. in medieval england when a host would have a big feast, even though the cold shoulder now is considered something rude, it actually is derived from a polite gesture. when a feast was being given, the host would signify that it was time to leave by serving a cold piece of meat. >> a random piece of knowledge. time for one more. >> another lady from tampa. the saying "more than you can shake a stick at" is inspired by teachers and stew dernths farmers and sheep, brothers and sisters? >> b. >> you're supposed to be happy. quickly, what's that one? >> farmers control the direction their sheep were going by shaking a stick at them. if they had more sheep than they could control, it was more than
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it's time for our holiday gift guide. with hand-ku less than a week away, we've enlisted the help of three great guys with perfect presents for every taste. tech gifts is digital lifestyle expert mario armstrong. hello, merry everything. >> how are you? >> i'm great. check this out. the spin chill, it makes any warm drink cold in 60 seconds, beer, wine, sodas ch you attach this to it. only like $29. spin it in ice. 60 seconds, from the middle out it makes everything cold. guys would love this in the summertime. >> you can rechill something, too. awesome.
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>> so now shower speakers because we like to listen to our music or maybe podcasts in the shower. this is a little different. i'm going to play hole cue day music. >> from charlie brown. >> yes, it is. i can get lost many this song. this speaker is great. it actually works in the shower. it's waterproof and it can take phone calls. >> what? >> who wants to talk on the phone in the shower. >> if you don't want to get out of the shower to answer the phone. >> all right. this is for the guy in your life that loses everything. these are little tiles that can be attached to anything. i have them attached to my set of keys. i can use my phone and go find the tile. it will show me a map on my phone as well as make an auditory noise is i can actually hear it. >> i'm waiting for the auditory --. >> it's coming. >> but you can barely hear that. is there a volume control on that? >> be real quiet, you can hear it. >> what's this? >> put that on your guy. >> you put it on your guy.
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these are sleep phones. these connect to your phone either wired or wirelessly, mini speakers inside this soft fleece head band. you can listen to audio books or listen to light noise. if your partner is a snorer, this is great for you. >> thank you, mario. something for mamma. last but not least, the best back panel. anything you want to carry your stuff in, this is made by cocoon. >> all organized. up to shienelle upstairs. >> now gifts for the home and the guy that likes to chill and grill. frank fontana, the chief contributing editor for "inspire home." keep the party going. >> rock and roll first with our drink to get the night started. these are whiskey glasses from rabbit. you put them in the freezer the night before, they chill from the outside in.
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so no diluted whiskey anymore. if ice is your thing, this is cool, this is from neat ice. it pre freezes a lot of ice -- pour the water in there and make five different specialty ices. >> are you making your own ice cubes right now? >> an ar tease nall. omaha steaks put together a great package called the grilling celebration. it's around $90. >> $90 for all this? >> six different meats plus a stuffed baked potato, a four-set. >> this is a win. >> that's a win. to took your steaks, a cast iron pan from lodge. it comes out of the box preseasoned which is always the issue. this goes right from the box onto the grill. >> i like it. >> our multi smart -- this is really cool, the griller, eight in one tools, flashlight, thermometer, spach lar. you name it. the guy who grills will die for
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this. >> guys like their tools. something new, a little techy. >> this is a himalayan salt rock. it can cook, go in the freezer or you can plate it just like this. you could throw this on the grill, and it gives that enhanced sodium flavor, that salt flavor. >> it really looks like you know what you're doing if you have something like that. >> if anybody wants more information, we can get this on back to kathie lee. >> we'll finish off with great gifts for the sports lovers. clint carter, senior associated editor for men's health magazine. i hear little engine going. >> there is a motor. this is a gift guys never grow out of. it's got this su automatic ball return. >> because guys are lazy. >> you can sit on the couch and make baskets all day, make it. shoots it right back to you. >> fun. what's that cost? >> $50. >> wow. >> a bargain.
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for the golfer, the hardest part about golfing at least in my situation is chasing golf balls down in the woods. these glasses have blue lenses which means everything white appears to glow. it makes it easy to find a golf ball. spend more time on the fairway and less time -- >> how much? >> $40. a guy walks in at the end of the day, sees the target, throws his keys at them and makes the bullseye. never loses his keys. if he sees the wife's keys there already in the bullseye, it brings out the competitive spirit. it can be the whole thing. >> game day socks. anyone with the superstition will like these, you can get your favorite player. it's a lot of responsibility because you have to wear them to make sure your team is win sglg are you allowed to wash them? >> not during season. can't wash them during season.
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only $16 for these. my favorite, you can get a custom fat head of the athlete in your life. >> who would want us? >> or you can get your favorite "today" show host. they make all the logos, but you can get a guy stepping up at the corporate softball league, anything like that. >> perfect. thanks so much. one way to a guy's heart is through his stomach. we have today we're checking out some of the top gifts that walmart has at unbeatable prices. and i'm going to show you how to wrap them. first we have the beats pill xl- now that's a tough one to wrap, melissa. i would just wrap it like a piece of candy! okay. next, for the kids, a zoomer dino! good luck wrapping that. this is when a gift bag comes in handy! well now, an amazing kitchenaid stand mixer. stumped you on this one, didn't i? nope. you're good. it's a gift. get to walmart for the top 100 gifts at unbeatable prices. or, order online for free shipping by christmas. more ways to christmas joy. walmart.
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to our special shine the light series, we have spent the better part of this whole year focusing on products to give back. i've chosen the salvation army with a book i've written called "good gifts," one year in the heart of a home. >> a beautiful book. all the proceeds go to the salvation army. the beautiful photos inside are partly due to the wonderful work of today's director of culinary
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production, be anika food bore just. today we have a real treat. she'll make a variation of her fabulous lemon bars featured inside. there they are. thank you for all your help on the book. you were amaze sglg thank you for the opportunity to work on that. >> it was fun, wasn't it? >> the pictures just bring you right in. >> my friend from "people" magazine, brian doban took the good pictures. the rest are my iphone. you can tell who took what. >> show us how to make the magic. >> classic lemon bars are in the book. we'll do a variation on orange bars, these are coming into season and you can see the color. they'll get even darker as the season goes on. >> amazing. >> amazing. >> i will be eating all day. >> we'll use the zest of the lemon or the orange as well as the juice. we have to take the zest off first. >> what am i doing?
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>> in or dore get the zest off without getting too much of the white tip, very lightly scrape and keep rotating. the mang thing is to not press too hard. >> you make it look so easy. >> it gets easy. >> keep your finger out of the way. >> that's it. you want -- very pale there. that's what you have left. >> that's all you need. >> we're going to do four of them for the blood orange. first we'll make the crust. we have in here flower and confectioner sugar. put that on and pulse it. not until it makes a ball. >> you don't want a soufflet. >> exactly. >> i'll dump this in. use something flat. this is a little trick. >> like like this? >> and press it down very lightly. >> what does that do?
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>> it helps keep it level and it bakes evenly. >> who knew? >> we have nine yolks and three eggs h. is the blood orange juice after you zest the orange. >> it's all so fresh. i think that's what you can taste. >> a beautiful color, too. and a little bit of lemon juice. you want a little tanginess in there. the eggs work together to thicken. >> smell vision. >> yes. >> sugar? >> how much? >> two cups. >> so you cook that until it thickens. then it looks like this. see that texture? this is known as curd. the english love those words. then you need to strain it because you want to strain out all the zest or it gets bitter. this is a very fine strainer. more butter. >> of course. >> you put that through like
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this. the hot curds over the butter. >> that looks so yummy. pre bake your crust halfway. when i was little, i would do that. >> you can find the recipes on our website. if you'd like to purchase the book, go to all proceeds to the salvation army. >> oh, my goodness. >> aren't they amazing? we'll be right back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc. hey! it's mister monopoly.
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marketing officer. good to see you, willy. >> peak chew, what does this do? >> the battle ready picachu. he makes a variety of different sounds which is kind of neat. >> i would have those all over my bedroom. >> we're going to donate over $165,000 in toys this year. >> even he is excited. thank you so much. remember, you have until the 19th to donate on our plaza or online at i want to thank the amazing shienelle jones. so great to work with you this morning. rick difficult gervais will be here. plus hoda will
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right now at 11:00, breaking news. crews from the philadelphia water department are working to fix this water main break in kensington. that water main break forced the evacuation of a day care center. doug shimell is live on the scene. >> reporter: what we have learned is this is an ancient 20-inch water main dating back to 1893. it moves a lot of water. that's what the crews are trying to clean up is a lot of the dirt and earth pushed up out of the ground. that 20-inch water main moves a lot of water. you only get a sense of how


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