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good morning. breaking overnight. rescued from the rubble. hundreds of people, including many children pulled from collapsed buildings after a 6.4 earthquake hit taan. the quake hit in the middle of the night. at least 11 people killed. many others still missing. this morning, the rush to pull these trapped out alive. and ready to rumble. fireworks expected at the republican presidential debate tonight. the last one before tuesday's all important new hampshire primary as marco rubio surges and donald trump and the rest of the gop field take aim. while hillary clinton tries to rally women supporters to close the gap between herself
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and bernie sanders. we're live on the campaign trail. shooting scared. gunmen dressed as police officers storm away into a boxing event. onlookers, including children, running for their lives. >> daddy help me. daddy. what was that? >> this morning, one person is dead and several of the other attackers are still on the loose. and super frenzy. super bowl 50 one day away. tens of thousands of fans pouring into san francisco. many not worried about the sticker shock associated with the price of a ticket. >> what's a few thousands dollars in the span of time? >> if you don't have a ticket to the game, we have you covered, today, saturday, february 6th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on this
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saturday morning. i'm sheinelle jones in for erica hill. >> i'm alongside john roberts and i'm craig melvin. we have dylan dreyer out in san francisco. how is it out there? >> i thought the patriots would be out there. >> a bit and switch. >> i was conned into this one. this is my first time in the san francisco bay area. we have talked to so many incredible nfl players. we have taken in the sights and doing as much as we can physically do in a 24-hour period. we will have the highlights in a few minutes. >> we will come back in a bit, dylan. let's get to the sttop stor. in taiwan, hundreds of people had to be pulled from the rubble after the earthquake. many of the injured are babies and children. nbc's kelly cobiella is in london with more.
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kelly, good morning. >> reporter: sheinelle, good morning to you. it is now dark in tainan and more than 800 soldiers are helping to search for the missing. they were in the huge apartment building. some infants. the apartment building is 16 floors and basement. people who got out say they could hear their neighbors calling for help. >> reporter: one after another, rescuers pulled babies and children from the collapsed concrete. mothers too. clearly injured and in pain. this was the 16 story apartment building. more than 80 families living inside. now the focus of the massive rescue effort. the bed shook. everything toppled this woman said. she and her husband made it out on their own. across the city of 2 million, many did the same. the quake struck when people
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were sleeping. >> i was awakened by the violent shaking of the whole building. the quake began before 4:00 a.m. my 7-year-old was in a different room. we could hear her crying for us and we could not get out of her beds to walk to her. >> reporter: the 6.4 earthquake was strong and shallow. by dawn, its impact clear. multi-story buildings tilting. cars crushed under balconies. dozens hurt. dozens more trapped. this morning, the biggest rescue effort is here at the wegwan building. rescuers pulled more than 200 from the rubble. even family pets. they are still searching for survivors here and across the city. already, there are questions if builders cut corners on the high-rise. the focus is now on recovery efforts. dozens hospitalized. reports of more than 400 injured now. many people are spending the night in shelters while rescuers
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still are not sure, sheinelle and craig, how many are missing. >> thank you, kelly. authorities in new york city will be back on the scene of the deadly crane collapse as they figure out what caused the structure to topple. the crane was secured during high winds when it started picking up speed. it slammed into a building and crashed to the ground scattering debris more blocks as you can see here. the 300 tons of twisted metal killed one and injured three others and crushed several cars. officials say it is a miracle it wasn't worse. some candidates could make their last stand in new hampshire. the stakes are high with the first in the nation's primary just 72 hours away. we have you covered on both sides. let's begin with hallie jackson
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following the republicans. >> reporter: good morning, guys. a lot of interest in the race. officials predicting a record turnout here in new hampshire. we are looking ahead to tonight's debate where donald trump will be on stage this time after raising eyebrows the day after his snow day. donald trump, a no-show. blaming snow in new hampshire for skipping straight to south carolina. promising he is not leaving the granite state in the cold. >> my focus is in south carolina. >> reporter: trump pulling crowds in florence, but in new hampshire, jeb bush. tweeting at trump, my 90-year-old mother made it out to campaign during the storm. trump bashing bush back. >> jeb bush has spent $112 million and nobody shows up. what the hell? >> reporter: while trump's still leading in new hampshire, it is
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marco rubio rising to second now. explaining why to nbc's gabe gutierrez. >> it is not enough to be angry. you have to tell people what you are going to do. i think the cumulative effect of doing that for months will help us. >> reporter: rubio at tonight's debate sits in the line of fire and the other establishment candidates look to make their mark. this state is a must win for some. even as rubio picks up an endorsement from bobby jindal and takes aim at ted cruz. >> if you get a call on tuesday night saying i dropped out. it is not true. keep voting. >> reporter: that is a dig at the senator's campaign. cruz looking ahead and confident. though slipping in new hampshire polls, but in the top tier nationally. >> the two big initiatives i'm running on, repealing every word of obamacare and adopting a simple flat tax so you fill out your tax on a post card and
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abolish the irs. >> reporter: what can we expect to see at tonight's debate? look for immigration to be one of the major topics. it is important for marco rubio's potential vulnerabilities and what donald trump likes to talk about. we could see the republican field pounce on that. >> thank you, hallie. on the democratic side, bernie sanders holds a lead over hillary clinton in the granite state. the question is will hillary be able to come back for the primary? we have kristen welker with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. senator sanders has a 20-point lead over secretary clinton. she added events to her schedule today. she is bringing in an army of volunteers and telling supporters don't give up. with the democratic race growing more combative, hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off at a party dinner. >> the only way we create the
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change that we need is through a political revolution. >> i will spend all my tomorrows doing everything i can to make your tomorrows better. >> reporter: following a day filled with fireworks. >> i want to say a word to the extraordinary people, particularly young people, who are supporting senator sanders. i know you may not be for me now, but i am for you. >> reporter: meanwhile, bernie sanders rallied his faithful. painting clinton as the establish. me me ment. >> reporter: he has been hitting clinton for being entrenched with wall street and giving speeches to goldman sachs and clinton responding to andrea mitchell. >> are you sorry you did it? >> no, i'm not. i thought it was a good way to communicate what i was seeing in the world. >> reporter: accusing sanders of
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smearing her. >> i think the campaign he claims to be positive is engaged in artful smear and inuendo. >> reporter: sanders has a double digit lead. supporters ready to put a win on the board. >> we are tired of playing the big game. we want to see things happen. >> reporter: clinton is calling in reinforcements hoping for a repeat. she was trailing barack obama here, but now she is looking to pull ahead. and during the debate this week, secretary clinton said she would look into the possibility of releasing the transcripts of paid speeches. so far the campaign has not released anything and officials tell me they are looking into it. meanwhile, today, sanders and clinton have a busy day of
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campaigning ahead. sheinelle. >> kristen welker, thank you. >> alice jordan is here with us. and steve kornacki is here with us as well. good morning to you. >> steve, let's start with you and let's start with donald trump. a commanding lead in new hampshire. some polls show him flipping nationally. he skipped the debate in iowa, but expected to be on the stage tonight. let's talk about what he has to do. is new hampshire a must-win moment for trump? >> i think it pretty much is. the 13--point lead, the eight day stretch is the most volatile eight days in american politics. you remember hillary clinton and barack obama, she was trailing at this point in new hampshire by double digits. she came back and won on primary day. the cliche is a lot can happen in a short period of time in
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politics. that is true this week. we have seen marco rubio starting to move up significantly in the polls here. donald trump is maybe sliding back a bit. he is not growing. if you are donald trump and lost iowa and turn around and follow it up with a loss in new hampshire, especially after leading, it is really hard to see how he can jump start his campaign in later stages. he needs to put wins on the board steadily or seen to be beating expectations steadily to stay viable in the later contests. he has to come out with a win tuesday or he is in trouble. >> alice, steve mentioned marco rubio. up six points in a recent poll. you have the outsider candidates or so-called outsider candidates. ted cruz and donald trump going after him tonight. you also have kasich and christie and governor bush as well. campaigns on life support. how big is the bull's-eye on marco rubio's back in the debate
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tonight in new hampshire? >> he is the one they have to take down. he is cutting into the vote margin. especially for christie and kasich. it is make or break. he has a poor showing. he is probably out. kasich has about 2.5. doesn't look good for him. kasich has put all resources in new hampshire. he does have the best ground game of anyone. he could surprise a bit. >> and steve, let's talk about bernie sanders for a moment. enjoying a commanding lead in new hampshire. new hampshire has been kind to the clintons. with bill clinton in the past. his campaign. and hillary clinton in 2008. so is there any sense that support will perhaps turn out on tuesday and give clinton a bit of a surprise victory? >> i think there is an expectation this will tighten. you have polls showing between 20 or 30 points for sanders. most people think that will tighten. when you look at the clinton family history here, you think of hillary clinton obviously coming back and winning in 2008, but the other one was bill clinton in 1992.
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we remember new hampshire as the state that made him the comeback kid. what we forget is he actually lost new hampshire that night by eight points to paul tsongas. that is how he called himself the comeback kid. that is something to keep in mind. i think the clinton campaign would like to get out of new hampshire, they would like to drive the deficit into single digits. they like to close with some momentum. they like to be able to tell the media, look, bernie sanders is from next door. he is from vermont. a huge advantage there. there is not a huge advantage to being from vermont here in new hampshire. that is another story. they will say that. they want the media to put an asterisk on it. they want to say we beat expectations. >> elise, quickly. after new hampshire, south carolina primary. hillary clinton doing very well in south carolina. do very well around the south as well. after new hampshire, is there a
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path for bernie sanders? >> i think it just depends on how successful bernie is at expanding his message beyond non-white voters and if he can reach more diverse audiences. so far, he hasn't been successful. >> it is exciting to watch. elise and steve, thank you for talking with us this morning. several authorities are holding a michigan man who they say was plotting terrorist attacks in the name of isis. a federal complaint alleges the 22-year-old planned attacks on police and area church. he has been under investigation since may with agents following his gun purchases and social media accounts where he described acts of terrorism, including beheadings. he is in custody on weapons and drug charges. excitement is building in san francisco for tomorrow's big game. security is tight for the tens of thousands who descended on san francisco for super bowl 50.
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among the fun, peyton manning is facing new questions about hgh use. we have nbc's miguel almaguer outside levi's stadium where the game is played tomorrow. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. security is super tight. if you are looking for a ticket for the big game, it is not impossible to get, but it is expensive. as the sun is set to rise in san francisco, soon more fans will hit the streets. 1 million came here for the super bowl, but only 70,000 will go to the game. >> i would do anything to get a ticket to the game. i'd love to. i can't afford it. >> reporter: a seat near the 50 yard line could set you back $20,000. the prices are sky high in the upper deck. $3,000 and a pair of binoculars for section 411. >> the panthers don't go to the super bowl every day. >> reporter: randall dropped nearly $5,000 for his seats.
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>> what is a few thousand dollars in the sands of time? >> reporter: before the game, drama. the commissioner confirming the league is reviewing allegations against peyton manning and whether the superstar quarterback received hgh. human growth hormone. >> i don't see the investigation as any type of distraction for peyton manning. he is focused on the task at hand. >> reporter: with manning denying use, his attorney says his wife received medication for her use only. ahead of its biggest night, the nfl trying to manage scams. hauled in $30 million of fake merchandise. >> we have seized over 440,000 items. >> reporter: this weekend, the roads and rails across the bay area are expected to be jammed. security here at levels never
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seen before. f-15s are in the air. a no-fly zone 32 miles wide. that is what 110 million people will do on sunday. for most of us the best seat in the house is nowhere near the stadium. security will tighten here over the next 24 hours. there are 60 agencies on the ground here. fbi is leading the charge. they say the super bowl will be among the safest to be anywhere in the country on sunday. sheinelle. >> miguel almaguer, thank you. dylan dreyer also in santa clara this morning with a check of the forecast. dylan, you're wearing a coat. >> i'm wearing a coat. it is freezing. 45 degrees here. i would have been more prepared for standing out in the snow. that's what i'm used to. i did not bring my hand warmers. we did have snowfall across new england yesterday. we saw this as a little engine that could kind of storm. the snow just dumped on rhode island and this is in warwick,
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rhode island and connecticut saw steady snow. we had higher elevations in connecticut and massachusetts pick up nearly a foot of snow. we haven't really seen this driving conditions all that much this winter. it was tough for the cars to get used to that and getting used to shoveling off the snow. we will see a lot of the snow melt away. we have the ridge in the jet stream to start to build in and help temperatures warm above average. we should get into the 40s and 50s especially as we go into the next couple of days before the next storm system begins to work closer. we will have more on tha i'm meteorologist karen thomas. we're in for a dry day today. forecast fairly mild with high temperatures across the region, 43 to 45 degrees. not doing too badly at all for our. sun and clouds. wind out of the southwest five to ten. so a nice day on tap today even
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milder for tomorrow, almost 50 degrees for our sunday, and so we're calling for tranquil conditions for the weekend but thenning things get snowy monday/tuesday. and that's your latest forecast. guys. >> dylan, thank you. we will come back to you in a bit for much, much more for the scene of the super bowl. a frightening scene in ireland. shots rang out at a local boxing event. terror captured on video. two gunmen seen in the front page newspaper photo. thomas roberts is here with more. >> this is horrifying, craig. one person was killed and several others injured during the shooting. it happened in the crowded room with hundreds of people with an afternoon of fun turned into chaos. the weigh-in ceremony for the boxing event in dublin quickly turned terrifying. at least four gunmen opened fire in the lobby of the regency
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hotel. people making their way out the side entrance. in the video, you can hear the voice of a child crying help. >> daddy, help me. daddy, what was that? >> reporter: a front page newspaper photo shows two gunmen wearing police uniforms and carrying assault rifles. the shooters entered with handguns and one dressed as a woman. a bbc journalist. >> i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: the associated press says one man was killed and two others wounded. local police ruled out a terror attack attributing the violence to gang warfare. police are worried this will ignite a bigger gang war. the boxing event to be held tonight has been cancelled. it is frightening for the kids in the room. >> thomas, thanks.
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in los angeles, a doctor has been sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for killing patients by over prescribing medication. convicted of second-degree murder. the first time a u.s. doctor has been convicted of recklessly prescribing drugs. she wrote thousands of prescriptions for vicodin and percocet. an update on a dog's tale we brought you last week about the retired ohio police officer trying to keep his k-9 water near. officer matt hickey was told he had to buy his police dog ajax at auction. that sparked the social media campaign and raised more than $70,000. officials then determined the law allows the pooch to be purchased for $1 if his unit is disbanded. they ruled that the ajax unit is disbanded. officer hickey turned over his
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$1. he gets to take ajax into retirement. for the money, it will be used for bulletproof vests for police dogs. >> that is nice. busy morning this morning. stay with us. still to come on "today." a look at the week's big stories and including this picture that serves as a warning to never fall asleep on the first day of work. and sir elton john getting in on a little round of car pool karaoke. we will give you a lesson. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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trending. and also, you can't have a super bowl without commercials, right? we will look at classics and new ones, t good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:26 on this saturday. let's get a check of our weekend weather from our meteorologist karen thomas. it's quiet out there. >> quiet and chilly. a chilly start to our saturday morning but a decent forecast on tap. we'll stay dry. nothing but sun. looking live at cape may. 27 degrees if you were thinking hey maybe i'll take a stroll on the beach this morning. 43, 45 degrees for high temperatures across the region. we'll stay dry. within out of the southwest later on today five to ten miles per hour. so tranquil today. tranquil tomorrow. nice weekend all in all. now to a developing story. police are looking for the
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gunman who shot a cab driver overnight. nbc 10 was on the scene along morris street near 23rd street where the shooting happened at 3:30 this morning. the cab was carrying two passengers. the driver was shot and that's when he crashed into a parked car. a witness us police took the cabbie to the hospital where he's now in stable condition. witnesses also tells us the passengers, a man and a woman walked away from the scene. now to decision 2016. new jersey governor chris christie will be looking for a boost in the polls after tonight's republican presidential debate in new hampshire. donald trump leads the field. nbc 10's george spencer is heading to new hampshire for tuesday's perimeter. you can watch his live reporting tomorrow night on. >> bs ne-- on nbc 10 news at 11. we'll be back in 25 minutes for another local update. ♪
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we're back on this saturday morning, february 6th, 2016. a chilly morning here. chilly saturday. nonetheless, a great crowd out there on the plaza trying to stay warm. we will go out and join them in a bit. here is what is making headlines on saturday. at least seven dead and more than 400 hurt after a massive earthquake struck taiwan. the 6.4 quake hit in the middle of the night in the city called tainan. first responders rushed into high-rise buildings that collapsed. ethan couch, known as the affluenza teen, is now in an adult jail. he was in a juvenile detention facility since last week. a judge decided to move him to the jail late this week. the coast guard is searching
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off the coast of los angeles after what is believed to have been a mid air collision between two small planes in california. some wreckage has been found in the water. at this point, no word on how many people are on board yet. let's start this half hour with "the download." thomas. >> we have a lot to talk about from the political fireworks after the iowa caucuses and explosion in the middle of the flight. here are the stories that caught our attention. ted cruz takes iowa. >> god bless the great state of iowa. >> beating out donald trump. >> we finished second and i want to tell you something. i'm just honored. >> trump leaving iowa with humility, but quickly striking another tone. >> actually, i think i came in first. >> it is no surprise that donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum. if you like. trumper tantrum. >> after barely squeaking out a
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win, hillary clinton faces an uphill climb in new hampshire. bernie sanders ramping up the rhetoric in the first one-on-one debate. >> secretary clinton does remember the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans. >> i think it is time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks and let's talk about the issues. a scare in somalia when an explosion ripped a hole in the side of the plane. >> how it happened is still a mystery. officials confirmed one passenger missing. witnesses say he was sucked out of the plane. >> i saw white smoke and when it calmed down, we saw a hole in the plane. >> sources tell nbc news this is likely due to a bomb. the former ceo who hiked the price of the hiv drug more than 5,000% appeared in front of
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congress with a smirk on his face. >> do you think you have done something wrong? >> i evoke my fifth amendment privilege. >> perfect. here are the changes. >> i love changes. >> when you say call me on my cell phone, add device eligible for upgrade after 24 months. >> you need to say istreaming data will incur charges. >> and this intern on the first day of his new job. >> and what else? memes. >> i captured our video of our executive producer tom mazzarelli in his office. that is his snoring. he said please remind people i wake up at 2:30 in the morning. >> i mean, not only is he
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sleeping, he is dead to the world. >> i thought this was a joke. >> that was the actual source. >> that was him sleeping. >> i guess you are so tired. >> you can't keep the bosses awake, what does that say? let's head back out to santa clara for another check of the weather with dylan dreyer. good to see you again. >> good to see you, too. it is early out here. it is like 4:30 in the morning. i'm not used to the west coast thing. we are going to see some decent weather around here for the super bowl. that's for sure. we could be close to record highs. we are focusing on a bigger storm system that could develop over the weekend. on sunday, areas that don't normally get the wintry mix could see some of it in the carolinas. that storm juts out to see clipping cape cod and the isl d islands. on monday and monday night, the track will determine how much snow we see. some models keep it close to the coast. that means snow and others keep
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it out to sea and that means less snow. that is something i wanted to point out as we get into monday i'm meteorologist karen thomas. we're in for a dry day today. forecast fairly mild with high temperatures across the region, 43 to 45 degrees. not doing too badly at all for our. sun and clouds. wind out of the southwest five to ten. so a nice day on tap today even milder for tomorrow, almost 50 degrees for our sunday, and so we're calling for tranquil conditions for the weekend but then things get snowy monday/tuesday. and i'm joined now by keith bruce. the super bowl 50 host committee -- your title is so long. >> super bowl 50 host committee ceo. >> you have been planning this for three years now. what is it like to see this come together? >> it is an exciting culmination of three years to get here.
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the day before super bowl 50, we were awarded it back in 2013. we are making this hard to make it the best super bowl ever. >> i see a lot of fans walking around. more broncos fans and panthers fans. do you expect more fans today? >> more broncos fans because it is a shorter flight. expecting more private aviation in the bay area than ever before for a super bowl of this size. we're excited. the eyes of the world are on the bay area. over 30 years since we hosted a super bowl. >> technology has changed a lot. what fan experiences are you offering? >> the last time there was no ipad or smartphones. lots of fan technology. this is the most technological stadium. you can download the latest replays and order food and have it delivered to your seats.
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most in the super bowl city and levi's stadium that has never been done before. we are ushering in a new era. >> i have been taking all of it in. good luck as this week continues. we will have more from the bay area in a few minutes. craig. >> dylan dreyer, thank you very much. just ahead, why folks on twitter are coming to susan sarandon's defense when she wore this outfit to the s.a.g. across america, people like basketball hall of famer dominique wilkins... ...are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes... ...with non-insulin victoza®. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza®. he said victoza® works differently than pills. and comes in a pen. victoza® is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c. it's taken once a day, any time. victoza® is not for weight loss,
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daughters. they posted this and asked who is the twins and who is the mom? the post has been tweeted 20,000 times. our office going crazy to try to figure it out. number one, number two, number three. who do you think, sheinelle? >> i think three is the mom. >> thomas? >> i will say number one is the mom. i was zooming in and looking at neck wrinkles. >> neck? >> i'm old. that's what i would do. >> you don't see much of a neck wrinkle. thomas is right. number one. >> you are right. >> you can, you know, she's in the driver's seat. >> i didn't think about that. >> i have my glasses on, too. >> i tell you. >> i thought it was the hands. is it the neck? >> all right. check this one out. the s.a.g. awards happened last week. one actress still has a lot of folks talking. susan sarandon at the awards to
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present this year's in memoriam. she wore this suit and exposed bra. it was met with mixed reaction. piers morgan called it tacky. later asked if she would wear this to a funeral. adding it was quote inappropriate for an in memoriam tribute. women calling it ageist and sexist remarks. people posted their own pictures in support of the actress. susan sarandon got in on the issue. posted this picture. one of the guys on the floor got extremely close to the monitor. back up there. this response to this picture. not one cleavage photo i have been sent was taken at a funeral or memorial service.
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which kind of proves my point. >> i just think -- i don't think it is a problem. i didn't mean it like that, free. i mean free like free. >> his issue was it was done during a tribute to those lost in the industry. >> you say free. i say she looks wonderful. tracy morgan on tour. larry david getting ready for "snl." thomas. >> we have a year and a half, excuse me, after this horrific accident that nearly claimed his life. tracy morgan back on his feet and back on the comedy scene. the star kicked off a comedy tour in indiana called picking up the pieces. the comedian got lots of love online. his show runs through may. we wish him the best. now to another snl alum.
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larry david. he is hosting it tonight and his impersonation of bernie sanders. much better is larry david doing that impersonation alongside senator sanders himself. senior adviser to the senator says it will all happen tonight. we have been looking for motorcades. we have not seen anything yet. let's talk about sir elton john. he sold more than 300 million records, knighted by the queen. won grammys and golden globe and oscar and tony. brace yourself for a sneak peek of elton john's car pool karaoke with james corden. ♪ almost someone else i see i just allow a fragment of life ♪ ♪ to wander free to wander
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free ♪ >> it will air after the super bowl. >> why didn't i think of car pool karaoke? >> you know why that resonates? because everyone does that. you drive along. >> you sound better in the shower and in the car. >> my wife would disagree with both of those. when we come back, we will talk about something that is a little personal. there was a little health scare. we will explain. we will explain. >> we will explain. jewelry designer,premiere neil lane, creates a ring for today's biggest stars... he designs it to look fabulous from every angle. and for his collection at kay jewelers... he does the exact. same. thing. yes! neil lane bridal. uniquely beautiful hand-crafted rings at kay, the number one jewelry store in america. my collection is vintage inspired... with flowing lines that evoke a sense of timelessness. because i want every woman to feel like a star.
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i'm so much better this morning. long story short. i had a polop on my vocal cord. you may not have noticed. i have been sipping tea and honey and it got worse. i found out i had a polup. i came in on friday to voice a story. this is never before heard. audio clip of when i was trying to track for the morning. take a listen. >> the tiger mom's cubs are -- oh, my goodness. my voice is really cracking. i'm so sorry, guys. >> so they sent me home. i was going to be on the show during the week. i went straight from the "today" show to my ent. i said what is going on. i will show you pictures. this is the very first picture. this is the picture. i won't gross you out. see this polyp? every time i was trying to talk,
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air was getting through. i sounded worse. >> how long was it there? >> i don't know. fast forward to this past friday. it was horrible. i had to be off for the weekend. look at the picture. it was so swollen. look at that. it was so bad that my ent said we need surgery. i prepared last weekend for surgery when you didn't see me. that will put me out. i go in this monday to the ent. she looks again to prepare for surgery. and it's gone. >> wow. >> look at that. >> amazing. >> so what did you do in the interim? >> to my prayer group, thank you. i have been going to vocal therapy for the last couple months. humming and all that good stuff. >> the doctor said this is not typical to go from what we saw to absolute nothing.
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>> yeah. singers go through this. adele. john mayer. >> thank you for the tweets. when we come back, super bowl commercials past and present. but first this is "today" on nbc. >> next i will work out so it looks like that.
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good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it's just a few minutes before 8:00 on this saturday, meteorologist karen thomas is watching the weekend weather for us. >> the weather is shaping up to be quite nice. we're on a tranquil note this morning, chilly outside for sure. temperatures in and around the upper 20s, 30 degrees in philadelphia. but temperatures will be moving upward. we got plenty of sunshine on tap just a few high clouds around later this afternoon. the call for sun and clouds. dry conditions. we'll have temperature readings cross the area, 43 to 46 with winds out of the southwest five to ten miles per hour. another nice day tomorrow and then the chance some snow showers monday/tuesday.
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now to a developing story we're following. police are looking for the gunman that a cab driver. nbc 10 was on the scene along morris street near 23rd street right around 3:30 this morning. police tell us the cab carrying two passengers crashed into a parked car. a witness explains that police took the cabbie to the hospital where he's in stable condition. that witness also tells us the passengers, a man and a woman walked away from the scene. police believe one of those passengers is the shooter in this case. today do yourself and somebody you know a favor by touring the battleship in camden. everybody who brings in a can of soup will get 20% off admission. battleship tours run from 9:30 to 3:00 in the afternoon. its it for now. i'm rosemary connors. karen thomas and i will be right back here at 8:30 for news.
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good morning. rescued from the rubble. a devastating scene in taiwan. several high-rise buildings collapse with hundreds of people inside. first responders working around the clock to get everyone trapped out safely. so far, at least 11 people killed including small children. ready to rumble. with just three days to go until the country's first primary, the stage is set for new hampshire. marco rubio closing the gap on donald trump and bernie sanders holds a considerable lead over hillary clinton. and super frenzy. less than 36 hours to go until super bowl 50 kicks off. the excitement is at an all-time high. the fun, the must-see
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commercials and we will help you plan the perfect party. today, saturday, february 6th, 2016. ♪ >> celebrating 60 years and 40 years of friendship. >> dylan, we're your biggest fans. ♪ when i was was young >> it's my 18th birthday today. >> happy birthday. >> at the "today" show from carnegie hall. >> go panthers! ♪ >> and a good saturday morning to you. welcome back. a fantastic crowd on the plaza. raucous bunch. >> i think they should get bonus points for coming out in the cold. >> and dylan dreyer not as cold, but chilly there in santa clara for super bowl 50. is that a super bowl ring, dylan? >> it's a hall of fame ring to
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be exact. the ring of excellence. >> which position did you play? >> i played wide receiver. >> you're quick. >> very good. we'll come back to you in a second. i understand you may be having a conversation with the best wide receiver in the history of football? >> oh, yeah. he is standing right here. i'm freaking out a little bit. >> me and you both. >> there he is. >> jerry rice standing by. we will get to jerry in a bit. >> looking dapper as ever. >> let's get to thomas following the latest on the earthquake in taiwan. >> sheinelle, good morning. the death toll is rising after the taiwan with a 6.4 earthquake. rescuers still trying to pull those alive from the rubble. and more than 400 injuries reported so far. many of them being young children. here at home, the last
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weekend of campaigning before the new hampshire primary. donald trump back on the debate stage tonight in the final republican face-off. donald trump is in the lead, but marco rubio is in a strong second. search crews have recovered a body from the sinkhole in the arizona field. a farm worker disappeared in the 50-foot hole as he walked back to his truck. the field was being irrigated and that may have softened the ground. the university of louisville banned its men's basketball team from post season play. all this comes after allegations of the former assistant coach paid for prostitutes and stripper parties for the players. in announcing the self-imposed ban, the university president indicated there were violations of ncaa rules. finally, if your wings are your thing on super bowl weekend, look at this. wing bowl 24 in philadelphia.
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a contest to eat as many wings as possible in two 15-minute periods and then final two minute clip. the win goes to molly shular which got her a harley and now she has to deal with the effects of eating 33 pounds of wings and that amounts to 77,000 calories that she can ride on her motorcycle to work off. that's the news. sheinelle and craig, back to you. i cannot imagine. >> it is always the tiny ones. >> the secret weapon. >> you and i lived in philly for ten years. we had to keep the camera zoomed in. people are crazy. >> dylan dreyer, you could probably eat a few wings, i imagine. >> just a few. i can put down a few wings. let's be honest. who you talking to here? follow with a beer. we're good to go. we are talking football out here.
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the temperatures have been a big story. it's warm here in san francisco. not right this second, but we could be talking about record tying heat. especially as we go into super bowl sunday. temperatures today will be running about five to ten degrees above average. close to 70 today. warmer tomorrow. for the super bowl, in the morning, clear and 48 degrees. that comes with clear skies. in the afternoon, sunny with a high of 73 degrees. the record is 75. we certainly will be close to that. we are going to see the ridge in the jet stream continue to bring temperatures in the 60s and down in l.a. by tuesday, we should see highs in the i'm meteorologist karen thomas. we're in for a dry day today. forecast fairly mild with high temperatures across the region, 43 to 45 degrees. not doing too badly at all for our saturday. sun and clouds. wind out of the southwest five to ten miles per hour. so a nice day on tap today even milder for tomorrow, almost 50 degrees for our sunday, and so
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we're calling for tranquil conditions for the weekend but then things get snowy monday/tuesday. and that's your latest forecast. sheinelle. >> thank you, dylan. this assignment hasn't been too hard on you. you had a little fun out there. >> just a little bit. i am making use of every single minute of the day here in san francisco. the excitement is building as we lead up to the game. there have been celebrity sightings, hundreds of football stars and i had the chance to talk to some of them. all leading up to the big game. >> reporter: iconic san francisco. the golden city rolling out the red carpet for super bowl 50. i got a chance to see it all first hand. with so many people here this week, the best way to get around, pedi-cab, of course. there are concerts, and parties,
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although i wasn't so popular at them. >> boo! patriots, boo! >> reporter: and don't forget food. we caught up with professional chef, 49ers fan michael mina. >> this is as san francisco as it gets. >> you gave love to every single piece of fish in this dish. >> reporter: now time to take in the whole nfl experience. here you can run, kick and throw. oh, so close. >> reporter: meanwhile, vegas is going crazy with stats. it is not just winners and losers. yes, you can bet on everything. will katy perry's left shark make an appearance? will peyton manning announce he is retiring after the game?
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5/1 says he will. >> kelce, hi. >> reporter: we surprised one super fan with a call from j.j. watt. >> thank you. i will. bye. >> reporter: but perhaps the biggest thrill is going to be the halftime show performance featuring coldplay and beyonce. ♪ >> and guys, we said it before. i am joined by a football legend. we have jerry rice here. you played with san francisco for 15 years. what is it like to have the super bowl here in the bay area? >> it's fantastic. we get a chance to really show our hospitality and the city of san francisco. you can jump over to napa valley and monterrey and for the people
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to come in, we want them to have a good time and i'm having a good time because i'm part of the host committee. it is a beautiful city. >> you get to sleep in your own bed. >> i get to sleep in my own bed. the majority of the time i'm always going to super bowls or in a hotel and when i want to get away, you know, since it is in my backyard, i can go home and close the door and jump in my bed. >> now, i have been holding on to this ring for dear life here. i see you have a matching one. >> yeah, you know, i have teamed up with kay jewelers who has designed the pro football ring of excellence. it is customized for the inductees. valentine's is coming up. you can go to kay jewelers or and get that special gift for that special individual. >> how much weight do you add to your hand with this and your
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super bowl ring? >> it is hard to carry around. it is fun because with my three super bowl rings and to get this pro football hall of fame ring, because you have to earn this and it's a very elite group of guys. >> you have earned it. >> thank you. >> what are you looking forward to tomorrow? >> i'm looking forward to a good football game. you know, i love the denver broncos. i love the defense. i love the defense of the panthers. you have two great quarterbacks. two great leaders with peyton manning and also cam newton. i'm going to stay neutral. the best team is going to win. it should be an exciting game. >> thank you so much for waking up early for us. looking dapper as ever. >> i always try my best. >> a pleasure meeting you. >> nice meeting you. >> guys. >> jerry rice. the classiest of acts. my favorite flavplayer of all t. we are not done with the
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quiz. >> this is multiple choice. first one in gets to answer. let's start. this is super bowl 50 as everyone knows. >> wait a minute. >> what is the roman numeral? do you want to guess? >> b. >> you know what? can we see the options again? >> the option are super bowl xxxxx. super bowl l or super bowl xlx. >> c. >> incorrect. >> i said b. >> that is correct. it is super bowl l. they are not using roman numerals this year because super bowl l has a negative connotation. and how many super bowl games have gone to overtime? >> c. >> incorrect. >> b. >> also incorrect. the answer is zero. >> never been a super bowl gone to overtime? >> there were no ties. >> i am ashamed. >> question three. how many nfl quarterbacks have
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won a national championship in college and super bowl. >> oh, crud. national championship, four. >> i say two. >> that's right. joe namath and joe montana. cam newton, if he wins on sunday, he is the third. >> we have one more. i don't need to phone a friend. >> tomorrow, peyton manning will be the oldest quarterback to start in the super bowl, but who currently holds that title? >> that's elway. >> that's correct. >> i want to go back to the second question. i want to appeal. ryan, thank you. this is the last time you will be with us. this is the last time you see ryan here. thomas roberts is standing by in the orange room with all of the ways you can watch the big game. >> craig, sheinelle, you test well on live television. i love it. i'm here with the tech expert. mario armstrong. mario, good to have you here. >> thank you. >> we don't have to take a
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multiple choice test on tv. we will talk about cord cutters. what is the best way to watch it? >> you can watch it on your tablet or computer streaming online. you can watch from streaming devices. your apple tv or google chrome can get you to see that. >> even if you are out of the house, say you are in a sports bar with your buddies. it is loud. how do you stay in the know? >> i have a great app. tuneity. you can use it on your apple or android. you can take your phone with the app. point it at any live tv program and it sync's the audio to the phone. if you are in the bar and it is muted or it is too loud and you cannot hear. you plug in and you can hear it from the app or hook it up to the bluetooth. >> this is something beyond the game. something we can do at the airport. >> that is right. beyond the game. really awesome app.
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lots of fun with that. >> one thing we know from last year's super bowl which basically broke twitter. where is everybody going to stay connected? >> lots of happening on snapchat and social media is crazy. facebook is doing awesome things for the super bowl. they have sports stadium. this is a dedicated place to see realtime sports happening in chronological order play-by-play. you can chat and talk with your friends on >> your pick? >> we're not doing this. we're from baltimore. we have a story about denver broncos. >> a connection. thank you, mario. sheinelle. >> it is time to eat. easy snacks that don't take too much time so you don't miss the game. we have jj here with us. she is a lifestyle expert. >> easy. that is the key. >> things we can do. >> in under ten minutes.
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we're not slaving in the kitchen all day. we start with our lettuce wrap. this was my pick. we had to do a shrimp lettuce wrap. put it on a bib of lettuce. this is a mango pineapple sauce and garnish with cilantro. pick a beautiful head of lettuce. >> this is really interesting. you say green beans make it yummy. >> you can fry it with the chipotle mayo dip. baked green beans. ten minutes in the oven. chipotle mayo sauce. and my take on the seven layer dip. easy. put it in a martini glass. if you have one, or individual cups and start at bottom and layer up. all of the recipes are on
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school parents, fright week is about to get under way and this is not a game. details ahead. we're cold and clear starting out this saturday morning but we do have the chance of snow back in the forecast. i'll have your full forecast in just a bit. >> a massive rescue operation is under way after a deadly earthquake struck taiwan. 00 of people have been rescued from the rubble has just begun.
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there were people in the cab saying let us out, let us out. >> a cab driver is shot on the job in philadelphia and now police are looking for two passengers. did they walk right past that woman? we'll hear from her coming up in a live report. plus a hazing investigation has the chester county high
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school in the headlines again and this time the students are not staying quiet. a family torn apart by fire. a 12-year-old boy runs back inside his burning house to save his father. what the child didn't know cost him his life. good morning, this is 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 8:30 on this saturday. let's begin with the weather and talk to karen thomas. she's tracking a mix of sun and clouds to start our saturday. >> pretty decent forecast for our saturday and sunday for that matter. all in all the weekend forecast isn't doing too badly. we're shaping up beautifully as we look live at the city with the sun up and plenty of sun cover. not much in the way of clouds. not much in the way of wind. on the chilly side for sure. temperature readings in the 20s at this hour. 30 in philadelphia. 28 in wildwood. 25 in atlantic


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