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i'm lester holt. it's monday, february 8th. coming up on "early today," score one for the underdogs and one of the best players of all time and from the gridiron to the granite state a mad scramble for votes as candidates fight for their political lives plus the northeast braces for another storm. "early today" starts right now. good morning. i'm gigi stone woods. peyton manning got the storybook ending to a career that many argue makes him the a greatest quarterback to ever play the game.
few thought possible as denver's defensemanaged to shut down superman cam in the 17-1 panthers. the broncos opened the game and scored again in the first quarter. >> in the end zone. >> the panthers got on track to start the second. cutting the lead to just three. both teams gave the ball away before halftime when the punt field goal. a halftime that started with cold play and ended red-hot with bruno mars and beyonce joining the show. in the second half the teams traded field goals and later in the fourth with the panthers down by six they turned it down again their fourth in the game. the broncos then pushed the ball across the goal line securing
bowl win and a second super bowl ring for peyton manning. jay gray, nbc news, santa clara. following the game a dejected cam newton had this to say before walking out on the media. >> they just played better than us. i don't know what you want me to say. >> hard night. the broncos' linebacker miller led the defense and miller was richly rewarded by being named super bowl 50 mvp. so have we seen the last of future hall of famer peyton manning? >> i've got let this sink in. it's been an emotional week, an emotional night and a night that's just beginning. i look forward to celebrating with my friends and family, and i think i'm take some time after that. like i said, i'm going to enjoy the night, take it one step at a time.
celebrated back in denver police managed to keep the crowd largely under control with just a handful of arrest. the broncos parade will take place tuesday at denver's station. it seems it's still anyone's race. the latest monmouth university poll came out. it has donald trump on top, but get this. only 49% of gop primary voters say they're undecided. it appears marco rubio has the biggest bull's-eye among all candidates. nbc's gabe gutierrez reports. >> reporter: with his political future on the line, marco rubio doubled down saying so what if he sticks to a script. >> it's interesting that right now after last night's debate, all of you said the same thing three or four times. >> i'm going to keep running that clip. >> reporter: but rubio seemed rattled repeating the same rehearsed line four times. >> let's stop once and for all
doing. barack obama doesn't know what he's doing. this notion that barack obama doesn't know what he's doing. anybody who doesn't know that he's doing what he's doing on purpose doesn't know what he's doing here. >> reporter: the all out assault by chris christie. his opponents are branding him an inexperienced robot. social media. >> i think the whole race changed last night. you know there was a march among some of the clash. >> reporter: hoping to gain ground governors christie, jeb bush, and john kasich pounding executive experience but it's still donald trump still leading by a wide margin after his latest jabs through repeated boos. on ""meet the press,"" he
>> i'd bring back waterboarding and i'd bring back a helluva lot worse. >> what's the worst? >> i'm not going to bring it up on this show. the ground game in new hampshire intensified for the democrats as well with bernie sanders holding a lead. we get more on the democrats from nbc's kristen welker. >> reporter: secretary clinton taking a detour to a baptist church in largely african-american flint, michigan, impacted by a toxic water crisis. >> this is not merely unacceptable or wrong, though it is both. what happened in flint is immoral. >> reporter: clinton's visit designed to resonate with her base in south carolina critical if she loses new hampshire. but the clintons aren't giving upton granite state.
her surrogate in chief bill clinton back in the state where he was labelled the comeback kid that catapulted him to prez denlcy. >> this is 1992 on steroids. you need to respond on steroids and you'll never regret it. sanders. women on the attack trying to pin sanders as weak on foreign policy. >> there really isn't any kind of foreign policy network that is supporting and advising senator sanders. >> reporter: sanders firing back on the trail in new hampshire. >> war in iraq, i was right on that issue. hillary clinton was wrong. >> reporter: hailing from neighboring vermont, sanders is leading clinton by double digits in the latest polls but clinton has proven experience here waging her own comeback in 2008
saturday senator sanders made a quick detour in torks a peer on "saturday night live" alongside the host, his doppelganger, larry david. >> madam ail bright was doing a interview with secretary of state. she said there's a special place in hell for women who don't help other voters. >> that's unfortunate i think women should help women, men should help men. we're now talking about the president of the united states and people should make their decision based on who could do the job best. >> you've been taking criticism. >> this is what i say. i say, a, it's nonsense, and, b, it's the same argument used against barack obama in 2008. who is this young senator?
foreign policy. thirdly, the most important foreign policy issue was the war in iraq, okay? not only did i vote against that war, which was the right vote, i helped lead the opposition to that. >> hold on. wait a second. >> we were just talking about "saturday night live." >> she gave me a cough and shake. >> are you sure there wasn't a cough and a wipe and a shake? >> no, no. >> are you a finance of "curb your enthusiasm?" >> oh, yes. i think it was one of the best shoes around. >> you used to watch it. >> yes. >> it must have been surreal to have larry david play you. >> it would be an understatement. they held a rare emergency meeting on discussing the next step on what to do with north korea. pyongyang claims it was just a
after they conducted an underground nuclear attack. all 15 security council members pledged to expeditiously adopt sanctions against them. >> with each action they move one step closer to its declared goal of developing nuclear tips and intercontinental ballistic missiles and we cannot and will not allow this to happen. >> of north korea's weapons capability. it's been nearly three days since a powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern taiwan and people are still trapped i be neath the rubble. this morning two people were pulled from the rubble. so far more than 170 people have been rescued from the building's remaining. according to the "associated
now for a look at the weather, hero's meteorologist bill karins. >> we've got two big blizzards to talk about and a rail cold air mass is going to take over the east. this is a huge monster storm off the coast. brought sleet to north carolina yesterday. we're so fortunate in many areas that this is heading along the coast and out to sea but it's going hit areas up into new england. there's this storm in wisconsin that will bring storms all the way down to missouri. cape cod is going to be a full-fledged blizzard. you can see the heavy rain band invading the cape. some of this is trying to move out to long island and eventually providence. we have blizzard warnings to nantucket. winter storm warnings all the way to montauk and islip. new york city under an advisory along with all our friends in new hampshire and much of maine.
about, the higher the totals closer to the ocean. up to cape cod, a foot of snow. new york city may get nothing but 2 inches. very light and minimal effects there. out on long island, 6 to 10 inches. the blizzard is taking place. there it's blowing and drifting. not so much blowing and falling. here's a closer look at the day ahead. well, you can see the temperatures aren't all that cold yet. it's after these two storm systems move out. that's when the cold air will really invade from the north. our friends in minneapolis already a high of 14 degrees and a cold day in st. louis with some snow showers. i think when we start to tell you how close it's going to be toward next weekend, people are not going to like it. >> we're going to run from you. >> yes. >> you were dead right on the storm last time. we'll see, bill. gas prices drop begun, and which one of those $5 million super bowl ads score the best, we'll let you know.
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imagine a huge sinkhole swallowing your car with you and your family still in it. that's exactly what happened to a couple with their 2-year-old daughter in peru last week. it ee believed that heavy rain in recent days caused the sinkhole. cranes were used to pull out the car. incredibly no one was hurt but i imagine a little rattled. oh, my god. the sight of a double-decker bus exploding yesterday terrified witnesses. they were not aware it was actually a stunt for the upcoming movie "the foreigner" starring jackie cam. some thought it was a terrorist attack and complained the public was not adequately warned. do you think they could have put up some signs or something.
they're suspected of sending guns and explosive materials under the guise of humanitarian aid. they also try to recruit women to marry isis fighters in syria. this friday pope francis will land in mexico city to begin his week-long trip. supporters are asks thousands of worshippers to create a wall of light and prayer by holding up their cell phones. millions of people have flooded the beaches in rio de janeiro. last night the famous parade featured some pretty spectacular floats. let's get down to business. if you bet the denver broncos would win last night's game, your winnings are actually taxable income. americans bet about $4.2 billion on super bowl 50. nearly 4.1 billion of those bets are wagered illegally.
gambled on sporting event in the country. gas prices have dropped eight cents over the last two weeks. the average is $1.82. the price drop may continue if oil prices continue to slide. can you give me a warning? >> warning. here comes your ticket. >> so many ryan reynoldss. it's not the super bowl without the ads. more than 60 ads aired. expensive ones. they featured many celebrities including one and only ryan reynolds, steven tyler. the best ad voted by viewers was hyundai's first date featuring comedian kevin hart, the weaner stam pooed by hines and
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already favored to win next year's super bowl but if seattle does return they'll likely be without marchandmar marchand lynch. he tweeted this photo. he has, indeed, hung up his cleats and intends to retire. later they offered thanks and congratulations to lynch. as saw today knows peyton manning did have the worst season of any super bowl winning quarterback. it included two touchdowns set up fwi defense and manning had the fourth worst passing rating of any quarterback at 56.6. dissing an american hero isn't necessary. just ahead, cold play, beyonce, and bruno mars. you know you saw it and were wowed by the crowds at the super bowl. plus, elton john and james
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the officer has filed a lawsuit seeking $10 million following the shooting death. the incident is still under investigation. i'd like to know more about that. in "usa today" florida's powerball jackpot is still unclaimed. it was drawn last month. come and get it. the ticket is one of three to split the larger $1.5 billion. the winner needs to come forward in the next 60 days to cash the ticket. divers have found the wreckage of a small plane and two bodies off the coast of southern california yesterday. they were searching for the remains from a midair collision between two small aircraft friday. now, according to authorities, a woman and two men are believed to have been killed. somali authorities have released airport security video allegedly showing two men handing ore what looks like a laptop to a suspected suicide bomber. that's after he passed through airport security.
blown a hole in a somali plane last tuesday. at least one of the men handing off a laptop was an airport employee according to government officials. more than 200,000 people in germany tried to break the record for the most people dressed as smurf. why not. who knew this was a record that people were trying to accomplish. >> which smurf are you going to be? who are you going to dress up as? >> who would by? >> that's true. >> i have always felt close to her, smurfette and i. >> i gould with andy smurf. >> i see it. i see it definitely. a look aheading all chipotle restaurants will be closed until 3:00 p.m. today so employees can attend a meeting focused food safety changes. of course, the chain is tightening procedures after recent outbreaks of e. coli and