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news -- wesh 2 news mobile app. >> thank you for choosing wes two news -- wesh 2 news. good morning. breaking news. 17 miners trapped nearly 1,000 feet underground in upstate new york. rescuers desperately trying to reach them for the past nine hours. we'll be there live. it wasn't you, or anyone for that matter. no winners in the powerball jackpot, which means saturday's drawings will be the largest ever. how big? we'll tell you. second thoughts? >> sure, i regret it every day. >> vice president joe biden opens up about his decision not to run for president.
ally in his effort to question ted cruz's eligibility in the race. stage crasher. a strange moment at people's choice awards at a stranger takes over the mike during an acceptance people. before literally getting the boot from sharon osbourne. today, thursday, january 7th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. if you call it powerball fever, when the jackpot is $450 million, what are we going to do saturday? >> going to explode. spontaneous human combustion. >> after taxes, it's pretty good. >> getting interesting. >> we'll that have in a minute. breaking news.
miners who have been trapped for hours more than 70 stories below ground in upstate new york. tom costello is following the latest on this rescue operation. >> the fire department calling this a major rescue operation that's playing out as we speak. they've brought in a giant crane to help free 17 miners who have been trapped all night underneath the cayuga salt mine. they're planning to lower a basket down to lift out the miners two or three at a time. the 17 miners became trapped about 10:20 last night when they were headed down to the mine. 2,300 feet below ground, starting their shift. the mine operator cargill says none of the trapped miners is injured and rescuers have been able to lower down water, heat packs and blankets to them. unclear how long it might take to lift them all to safety. the mine has been operating
it processes 2 million tons of road salt each year. guys, back to you. >> we'll keep an eye on that. tom costello, thank you. bad news if you were hoping to wake up this morning as the nation's newest multi-millionaire. there was no powerball jackpot winner last night. the $500 million plus rolls over into saturday night. it's going to get crazy good on saturday. nbc's kerry sanders is back on powerball watch again. kerry, good morning. >> good morning. if you're waking up this morning and you got to go to work and you're sad, maybe this will cheer you up. take a look at how much larger the jackpot is when they do the it on saturday. before you take your tickets and rip them up before you lost, look at the numbers that were pulled last night. this would have been a record jackpot at $550 million.
there was at least one winner. somebody got $1 million on their ticket in the houston area. here are the numbers again. the powerball numbers are 2, 11, 47, 62, 63 and that powerball number was 17. no winners there. the ticket buying frenzy will get crazier. yesterday, when the ticket value of the jackpot was going to be $550 million, they were selling more than 1,300 tickets a second. a tremendous number of tickets being sold. now it's $675 million. consider this, guys, that is more than the budgets of some tiny nations. it's a lot of money. >> well put, kerry. it's a lot of money. thank you very much. let's move to politics now. in the presidential race, donald trump is escalating his attacks on republican rival ted cruz, reiterating questions about the
run for president. another prominent republican is suggesting the issue is worth looking into. peter alexander has the latest. good morning. >> savannah, good morning. wait until you hear who is siding with donald trump on this one. it's senator john mccain. trump says he doesn't want to undermine ted cruz. this morning, praising him on twitter for renouncing his canadian citizenship 18 months ago. but cruz is accusing trump of simply trying to distract from the real issues in the race by making political noise. >> are you ready? >> reporter: donald trump trying to find out whether ted cruz, born in canada, is allowed to be president of the u.s. >> how do you run against a democrat, whoever it may be, and you have this over your head, if they bring a lawsuit. >> reporter: cruz dismissed his concerns. >> the laws of the united states are straight forward. the very first congress defined
>> reporter: trump is finding an unlikely ally in john mccain. >> he's not a war hero. >> war hero. >> because he was captured. >> reporter: the party's 2008 nominee, born in the panama canal zone, a u.s. territory. >> it's different from being born on foreign soil. i think there is a question. i am not a constitutional scholar, but i think it's worth looking into. i don't think it's illegitimate to look into it. >> reporter: while trump dominates nationally, a former chairman tells nbc news, now, the hawkeye state looks like it's cruz's to lose. trump is also accusing his rival of being a copycat on immigration. this cruz ad hit the air. >> it'd be different if bankers were crossing the rio grande. we will build a wall that works. >> politicians don't know how to build the wall or anything. i'll build a wall.
redefining boots on the ground. mocked for this. a vote for marco rubio is a vote for men's boots. carly fiorina calling him out. yeah, marco rubio, but can you rock these? i wore my loafers this morning. trump's next rally is in burlington, vermont, home to bernie sanders. local police there are seriously concerned about over ticketing. the campaign issued about 20,000 tickets to a 1,400 seat venue. the residents being warned to expect overflow demonstrations in the streets. matt and savannah? >> peter alexander, thank you. >> does it come down to shoes? one man who didn't get into the presidential race, vice president joe biden. now, he is expressing some regret over that decision. nbc's senior white house correspondent chris jansing has good morning.
joe biden has always been a politician who wears his heart on his sleeve. more than two months after he stood here in the rose garden, president obama, at his side, to announce he would not run for president. biden says candidly, he wishes things were different. >> sure, i regret it every day, but it was the right decision for my family and for me. involved. we've got two good candidates. >> that decision was made with his head, not his heart, following the death of his son beau. he concluded it was too late to mount a challenge to hillary clinton and bernie sanders. at 73, this would have been biden's last shot at his lifelong dream of becoming president. he said the democratic primary now is, quote, what i expected. matt and savannah? >> chris, thanks very much. president obama is giving us a rare sneak preview of what we
final state of the union address next tuesday. >> what i want to focus on in this state of the union address, not just the remarkable progress we've made, not just what i want to get done in the year ahead, but what we all need to do together in the years to come. the big things that will guarantee an even stronger, better, more prosperous america for our kids. >> presidential aids described it as nontraditional, taking a big picture approach to the challenges facing our country. we'll talk to the president about that address and other issues facing him in his final year in office when we take our entire show to the white house next tuesday. vice president joe biden is also going to join us live. another hot button issue in washington on the campaign trail and internationally, north korea's claim of a successful hydrogen bomb test. u.s. officials are casting doubt this morning, but it has reignited concerns about that nation's military advances.
this story again for us. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. the u.s. says north korea's nuclear test is a grave test. even though the white house doubts it actually tested a hydrogen bomb. even if pyongyang is bluffing, there's no stopping north korea's unpredictable young leader. >> reporter: he is young, untested and has his finger on the nuclear button. kim jong-un, commander in chief of a million man army, missiles and a nuclear arsenal. for the fourth time, testing a nuclear bomb, and setting off a political explosion from republican candidates. >> we have this madman over there who probably would use it, and nobody talks to him other than dennis rodman. >> he's a lunatic, and he's dangerous. this administration has done nothing about it. >> this underscores the gravity of the threats we are facing right now, and also the sheer folly of the obama-clinton foreign policy. >> reporter: was it an
u.s. satellites spotted suspicio suspicious funnels. >> what's important is not that only the world take action, but china take action. >> has the administration put enough pressure on china? >> we've put a considerable amount of pressure on china. it appears we may need more. >> reporter: more talks than action. if diplomacy doesn't work, is there a military option? the u.s. has 28,500 troops in south korea. 54,000 more troops in the region, including the u ss ronald reagan aircraft strike group. and an air force base on okinawa. >> nothing has slowed kim jong-un's drive for nuclear weapons. experts say he's trying to build the most modern, survive able and lethal arsenal he can.
station in paris involving a man armed with a knife. it's being investigated as potential terrorism. let's go to kelly cobiella. what are you hearing? >> this happened just in the past couple of hours at a police station in northern paris. you'll remember today is the anniversary of the "charlie hebdo" attacks, and there were commemorations happening in relation to that anniversary. what we understand, and a lot of this is unconfirmed at this point, is a man with a knife entered this police station in northern paris. there are unconfirmed reports there were wires extending from his clothing and he may have had some sort of suicide belt on. also, unconfirmed reports by nbc news that he shouted before brandishing this knife. a lot of this still coming in, still developing. he was shot and killed at that police station in that neighborhood in northern paris, which has been locked down as
again, savannah, a lot of these details about whether or not there was, in fact, a suicide vest, and whether or not this was a potentialter rust terrorist attack, still unconfirmed. we'll let you know as we hear more. savannah? >> kelly cobiella, thank you. let's turn to a round of dangerous el nino powered storms wreaked wreaking havoc across california. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer, a few miles north of los angeles this morning. what can you tell us? >> matt, good morning. the l.a. river has dipped a bit, but it's been surging for days. for so many year here, it's been too much water, too quickly. >> reporter: overnight, more rain, another washout. this, the latest in a series of storms fueled by el nino.
this professor wading through class. the lesson goes on. where there was fires days ago, there are now torre ent nts of mud. voluntary evacuations downhill, landslides. preparation. there's a whole bunch of sandbags around the house. >> reporter: with 19 million bracing for flash flooding, the warm waters from el nino are contributing to a conveyer belt of storms. slamming california one after another. in the northern part of the state, the forecast calls for 15 inches in 16 days. after years of dry conditions, california is now seeing tornado warnings, funnel clouds and mudslides. like the mounting damage, this morning, more rain is coming. >> and it's not just rain.
this nasty weather should taper off later on today. guys, it'll be right back here later on this weekend. >> miguel, thank you very much. if you're trying to eat healthier in the new year, the u.s. government is out with new dietary guidelines. among the recommendations, limit your intake of added sugars often found in beverages and processed foods, and saturated fats, to 10% of your daily calories. also, watch the sodium. the government recommends no more than 2,300 milligrams per day for between aged 14 and older. develop healthy eating patterns, including a diet rich in vegetables, foods, protein, low fat dairy. some experts say the guidelines don't go far enough. >> one of the guidelines might be confusing to people. we'll talk about that later on. choice awards. the unwelcomed guest on stage. an intruder rushed the stage.
odd balls of tv, or we say we're like a -- >> yes, sir. >> you ain't going to pull no steve harvey up in here. >> no, sir! security! >> after the man was given the boot from sharon osbourne, he was handcuffed by police and later released. i think an interesting and not appropriate reference to steve harvey. >> why am i getting blamed for this, too? >> exactly. >> but when things happen spontaneous spontaneously, you don't always say exactly what you should. >> i guess so. >> hi, al. >> i have experience with that. in the meanwhile, unfortunately, we were talking about el nino yesterday, that it was going to be a big problem in southern california. it continues. heavy showers and thunderstorms between santa maria and los angeles. as miguel almaguer eluded to, we have another storm coming this weekend.
golden globes, but we have flash flood watches from san diego and south. 13 million people under that. winter storm warning and watches for 1.5 million people. rockies in the southwest. warnings in the southern rockies. look at the flood watch. 2 to 3 more inches until 11:00, through san diego and northern california. 2 inches in some spots there in northwestern california. more heavy snow through the rockies. we're looking some areas picking up 5 to 10 inches of snow locally. could be 24 inches or more. 7,000 feet and higher.
fo eric: starting off with low clouds, even areas of fog. at least we are drive. we will keep things most -- those mostly cloudy skies ahead. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks very much. criminal to you? the intense man hunt for the young woman behind a string of jewel heists all across the south.
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announcer: local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. jazmine: good thursday morning. brett: it is 7:26. jazmine: police are on the scene of an early-morning standoff. brett: alex villareal is live. matt: we are hearing some more crackling sounds, not sure if it is some kind of explosive out here. police will hold a news conference to update us on this standoff. we did talk to some people forced to evacuate. the man who has hold himself up inside is a veteran in his 40' s. i just talked to a police officer who said police are in communication. that noise we heard was gunfire. a neighbor tells us it was the man inside who was firing those shots. this is a coral gardens condo. red cross assistance is being
more information as soon as we have it. brett: we have slow traffic on i-4. you can see it from obt until you get to colonial, that is what is waiting for you. it is a 12 minute commute. westminster abbey boulevard, might want to use hiawassee to get around. eric: we are tracking fog around central florida this morning. visibility down to about two miles and even a half a mile. we look at the forecaster. 71 degrees in ocala, 76 for land them, 76 in melbourne. a shower along the east coast, but as soon as you get inland there is no problem whatsoever. seven-day forecast revealing rain chances building for friday and saturday. saturday could even get a couple of thunder as the cold front moves in such florida. -- central florida.
7:30 now on a thursday morning. it's the 7th day of january, 2016. katie couric's birthday, by the way. >> happy birthday. >> three days and counting until hollywood's biggest party of the year, the golden globes. there's a shot of los angeles. savannah, willie, tamron and i will get that started with the carpet. we'll have the winners and the fashions and much more monday morning on "today." >> then from los angeles, we're
house. we'll be there live next tuesday. president obama will get set to deliver his final state of the union address that night. we'll talk to him and the vice president. we'll have unique access inside the nation's most famous home. it's a morning show first. >> los angeles on monday, and the white house on tuesday next week on "today." >> looking forward to it. >> little warm weather, little cooler weather. >> let's take a look at the headlines today. no jackpot winner. >> $675 million and growing. the largest lottery jackpot in u.s. history. >> the odds are crazy but you might hit it. that's all that counts. the birther issue is back. >> doubts whether cruz born in canada is eligible to be president of the u.s. >> natural born citizen. vice president biden reveals a major regret of his career.
your hat in the ring? >> sure. i regret it every day, but it was the right decision for my family. kim jong-un, for the fourth time, testing a nuclear bomb. setting off a political explosion. >> united nations secretary general ban ki-moon condemned the test, saying it violated several u.n. resolutions. this morning, more rain is coming. the latest in a series of storms fueled by el nino. california. triggering major problems across the state. some of today's headlines, also the man hunt for an elusive jewel thief. the young woman has struck in at least five different states and now the fbi is hearing she may be part of a larger criminal operation. here's gabe gutierrez. >> reporter: this morning, jewelry stores throughout the south are on alert and offering a reward for this woman's capture.
accomplice can be part of a sophisticated crime rieng ng. >> they are taking these items and tending them to, whether it be new york city or one of the larger cities in the united states. >> reporter: the jeweler security alliance else mate stimates thinks they swiped over $4 million over the last nine months. the latest this week in north carolina. >> it's unusual. she doesn't really make the strongest efforts to conceal her identity. she wears big hats, dyed her hair. nonetheless, her face is exposed. >> reporter: most of the stores near outlet malls close to the highway. the woman believed to be communicating through an ear piece while her accomplice stands guard. >> it's brazen. they're not worried about anybody recognizing them. >> reporter: the fbi says she holds up employees with a gun she pulls from her purse. forcing them into a back room and zip tying them before she
investigators say she cases the stores beforehand, and they believe in at least one case, she scrapped the robbery at the last minute. >> it appears she doesn't have a criminal record, and she is not someone who is going to be identified through the na or anything else. >> reporter: it's a mystery with the makings of a hollywood screenplay. >> anna kendrick. >> reporter: someone suggested kendrick would be perfect to play the thief. >> she said, twist, it's me. >> she's a bold individual. >> reporter: authorities are hoping someone recognizes the real-life thief before she strikes again. requester for "today," gabe gutierrez. >> you'd think they'd be able to catch her by now. the surveillance is so clear. >> so many times you get a glimpse of the side of a head from the surveillance cameras. she's looking right in it on purpose.
>> full head band in one shot. tennessee now, where allegations of hazing involving a high school basketball team is sending shock waves through a community. >> three players charged in the case. now, school officials are calling off the rest of that team's season, as parents of the alleged victims demand further action. >> reporter: a season cancelled and a community in crisis. three tennessee high school students are facing charges of aggravated rape and aggravated assault for brutal, alleged attacks on teammates during a hazing ritual. according to members of the ooltewah high school basketball team, four underclassman players were physically assaulted on december 22nd in a cabin where the team was staying during a tournament. one of those students, according to the victim report, was also sexually assaulted with a pool cue, receiving worse treatment because he spoke up to three of
the alleged attackers, two cough mother -- sophomores and one senior, have been kicked off the team, is suspended from school and charged. two are in custody. the freshman victim was released from the hospital after surgery and eight days of treatment. he's left the school. in a meeting wednesday night, hamilton county superintendent rick smith cancelled the basketball season. >> i'm extremely limited in what i can say or communicate public i. i i am heartbroken about this. >> reporter: more students are speaking out. four students telling investigators the incident was not isolated. part of a standing tradition called beating in. alleging previous hazing also occurred in the locker rooms on campus with the lights off. the alleged rape victims family calling for the coach to be fired. other students say the ritual existed before he was coach. the coach's attorney now denying
telling nbc affiliate wrcb, the issue affecting our community is not hazing e ing or bullying. rather, it is the unilateral decision of three individuals currently charged with a sexual offense. sexual offenses must not be reduced to popular buzzwords like hazing or bullying, ever. >> two of the juveniles charged in the case remain held, while one is out on bond. disturbing. >> really is. >> natalie, thank you very much. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> temperatures actually are going to start to moderate in the eastern half of the country, after we got a cold blast. the subtropical jet stream coming out of the south, causing all the rain back through california. look at this. by friday, temperatures anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees above average. st. louis will see 18 degrees above average at 55. boston, 40. washington, 47. saturday, warms up. lexington, kentucky, 54. new york city, 50.
we're going to see a little low, the polar vortex breaking off. by saturday, 3 below in business bismarck. minneapolis, 4. 17 degrees below average. seattle seahawks going to be playing in minnesota. their coldest away game ever was 16 degrees december 3rd, 2006, at denver broncos stadium. we'll see colder conditions coming on sunday for them. we're going to take a look at that in a little bit. first, let's go and s eric: starting off with low clouds, even areas of fog. at least we are drive. we will keep things most --
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>> severe stomach cramps, diarrhea. sometimes they need medical attention for rehydration. >> reporter: while a grand jury is looking into that outbreak, hundreds of others have been sickened in unrelated chipotle cases. including 5 people in nine states who became i'll on an e. coli outbreak. another five in a separate e. coli outbreak. more in boston and another norovirus outbreak that required extensive cleaning. so many cases, some chipotle regulars opted to steer clear. >> i'm not going back if what they're saying is true, in that it's based on like the employees themselves. >> i can't pick up food from my family and everyone gets sick. doesn't make picking up food easy, if everybody is getting sick. >> reporter: december sales down 50%. since october, chipotle's stock is down 43%. it was last month the ceo promised matt chipotle is coming out with new state of the art food safety practices.
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jazmine: the time is alex villareal just got new in melbourne. alex: a police sergeant just updated us out here. he says there was an exchange of gunfire between police and the man holed up inside the condo complex. they herded out here before, 6:00 this morning. a lot of shots were heard, but i asked if the man inside was hit and police say they do not know. they are speaking with him trying to resolve this peacefully. the initial call came in around 11:15 last night. others inside the apartment at the time were able to get out safely. the stand may be trying to lure officers into the condo but he has the ability to come out and end the standoff and that is what they hope happens.
these are the days we've been waiting for it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, the prince goes to preschool. we have the details on prince george's big first day. then getting grizzly. we go one on one with leonardo dicaprio about the grueling role that has many thinking he's a shoe shoe in for a golden globe. >> it was the hardest, you know,
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it's a pretty crisp day out here on our plaza. the cold temps. >> you know what else is great? we have a great song playing in the background. >> good one. >> "what i like about you" by the romantics. pride and joy of detroit, michigan. >> throwback thursday. coming up, we'll help you earn more money in the coming year, including the best way to ask for a raise. it's always a little awkward. >> there is a right way and a wrong way. matt, you're going to interview golden globe's host rickey gervais gervais. >> i'm going to go to los angeles and do that. i'll do the show there tomorrow. you join me and others over the weekend. >> that's right. we'll do the preshow on sunday. we'll have a full wrapup monday morning, special show from l.a. on "today." >> before heading off to the white house on tuesday.
natalie, the top stories of the morning. frightening situation in paris on the first anniversary of the "charlie hebdo" terrorist attack. police officers at a police station shot and killed a man armed with a knife. more. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. at the mayor's office in the paris district, they're confirming a man armed with a knife tried to break into a police station in northern paris, shouting allahu akbar, and was shot and killed. it happened at noon today around popular tourist sites. there's a heavy police presence and two schools were put into lockdown as a precaution. police thought they saw wires from the man's jacket, possibly signs of a suicide belt. they sent in a remote device to inspect the body. the explosives were fake.
one-year anniversary of the "charlie hebdo" attacks. in fact, the french president and interior minister were both at a small commemoration with family members of the victims this morning when it happened. natalie, we understand the attack involved only one man and no one else was injured. natalie? >> kelly cobiella in london, thank you. after an all night operation, rescuers in upstate new york began pulling trapped salt miners to safety this morning. 17 men were stuck in an elevate or 900 feet below group ground. the men were cold but not injured. rescuers sent water and heat packs to the miners until they were hoisted to safety. if you're getting on a plane, listen up. a driver's license will no longer be accepted as a form of id when getting on a domestic commercial flight from five u.s. states. illinois, minnesota, missouri, new mexico and washington state. the reason those five states
under the real id act passed ten years ago, which outlines stricter standards for state-issued ids given by the government. in those states, you will also need a passport. to more on something we touched on earlier. updated dietary guidelines being released by federal regulators. nbc news's medical contributor is here with what you need to know about the recommendations. natalie, good morning. >> good morning. >> the headline here, of course, significant changes. for the first time, the committee is giving you a number for sugar. >> important distinction is this is added sugar. not the natural sugars from fruit. what they're saying is your added sugar should be no more than 10% of your daily caloric intake. if you have an average diet of 2,000 calories a day, that would equal 200 calories from sugar. what does that mean? it's going to be roughly 12 sea spoons of sugar, as much as would fit into this bowl.
a can of soda. a regular san of soda. you know the fun sized candy bars at home? the recrectangles? >> one can of soda and one of those is the added amount allowed. beverages, right, sodas and also processed food contain a lot of added sugar. >> certainly. also, they dropped some of the recommendations on cholesterol. what does this mean when it comes to buttery, meats, things we consume? >> we talked about this last year when the draft recommendation was first released. we know dietary ccholesterol, like in an egg, doesn't affect your cholesterol level in the majority of people. eggs are healthy foods. foods that may contain cholesterol don't have a lot of
it's okay to eat. you want to limit the saturated fat to 10%, but the cholesterol, you don't have to worry so much about. >> watch what you eat is what it comes down to. >> across the board. >> thank you. a driver who is lucky to be alive has posted video of terrifying crash online. he was slipping through tunnels. he didn't realize there was a sharp curve ahead and shot off the cliff, rolling over several times. thankfully, he escaped unharmed. his ride, as you can tell, was a total loss there. millions of americans are getting a second chance at the huge powerball jackpot that went unclaimed wednesday night. nobody won the half billion dollar prize. saturday's drawing is an
that will be the largest of any lottery game in u.s. history. now, once again. her. >> there is a chance! >> not really. >> never. >> by the way, hoda is here because she has a story about a big moment in the life of little prince george. >> absolutely. as parents, you know, we they want their children to have a normal childhood. on george's first day of school, there was no fanfare. the duke and duchess dropping him off and sharing two pictures of the big day. no sign of nerves. prince george with a powder blue lens. kate practicing her photography away. it's a change from the way prince william grew up. he was 3 years old when dozens of reporters captured every step of his first day at school back
its tradition. the cameras were there for young prince charles. but the playful prince george only had to face the media a handful of times in his two and a half years. most of the pictures we see are taken by family or a carefully chosen photographer. many in the comfort of their quiet country home. in the nearby village, locals say they fit in well. >> they're members of the community. >> reporter: george is spending his mornings at an affordable private school down the road. no photographers allowed. take a good long look. this could be the last we see of the young prince for a while. >> we don't know too much about prince george's first day of school. we do know that he will be attending part time. he's only two and a half. he's mixed in with other kids, some as old as 5 years old. if you're wondering about the cost of the school, $50 a day. you know, it's --
>> can't tell. >> is that a lot or little? >> seems like a lot to me. >> i don't know. it's good compared to new york, isn't it? >> anything compared to new york. >> thank you, hoda. >> his royal cheeks. up next, another photo getting attention for different reasons. remember the monkey selfie? on trending, we're going to get into the legal issues. also on the way, taylor swift. the story behind the photo that's been raising eyebrows. then we sit down with leonardo dicaprio. first, these messages. bleeding gums? you may think it's a result of brushing too hard. it's not. it's a sign of early gum disease which you can help reverse by using listerine added to your brushing routine to 99.9% of germs and helps reverse early gum disease in just two weeks. listerine
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monkey went bananas when he heard the ruling. >> i can't believe i beat you to the banana joke. >> either way, safe to say everybody at the table here likes their coffee. >> yeah. >> you're different. you like the ginger root drink. where is it? >> under the table. >> what if there were one machine which you can make both coffee and a cocktail? heavenly product? >> i'm glad you asked, carson. keurig, known for the coffee pot, the brewing system is able to make alcoholic drinks. >> get out. >> you can make a moe hee it in the keurig. >> this is the keurig cool. watch, you select the pot, select the drink you want, pour in the amount of alcohol you off you go. >> wow. >> 60 seconds later, you have your drink.
week after christmas? >> it's not the same without the fresh mint. >> you can have your ginger there. >> good one, next year from santa claus. with seven grammys, one of the top albums of 2015, who wouldn't want to be taylor swift? look at this photo of someone's grandmother. the grandmother as a young woman looks similar to taylor swift. >> oh, my gosh. >> what is odder is something the user mentioned in the caption of the photo. when your grandma looks like taylor swift and your grandpa brother. >> oh, my gosh! >> wow! >> look at that. >> those two. >> sharp couple. >> there you go. what may be the cutest video of the day. a little girl watching "the empire strikes back." here's the moment she finds out who luke skywalker's father really s. is.
>> luke, i am your father. >> exactly! >> mind blowing. >> it's shocking. >> that is a spoiler alert, for 6-year-olds everywhere. >> when a movie is 40 years old, i think the spoiler alert is out the window. >> great reaction. >> et goes home, what? >> you're ruining it! last night's best dressed and billy joel's performance on ""the tonight show."" >> everyone is talking about the people's choice awards. we showed you the stage crasher, sharon osbourne giving him the boot. people are also talking about the fashion. a lot of people talking about kate hudson, glowing in an all white jump suit. >> love it. >> another favorite. claire dane was wearing an embellished gown.
vanessa hudgens and others were fashion favorites. a mishap, dakota johnson. her dress appeared to break. >> i got it. >> leslie just broke my dress. okay. not like nobody here hasn't already seen my boobs. >> exactly right. >> she has a great sense of humor. could have been a bad moment. another big moment in hollywood. "star wars" the "star wars: the force awakens" is the highest grossing film in north america. j.j. abrams broke the news on wednesday. "star wars" has earnings topping $758 million. "avatar" got bumped to second. it took "star wars" 20 days to break that record. amazing. finally, the famous piano
as a guest. billy joel performed a great version of his classics. that's not the moment that stole the show. jimmy sang, "beast of burden" with billy, and the crowd went nuts. have a look. come on, baby, sing love to me am i rough enough >> great combination happening there. >> love that. >> "rolling stones," joel, jimmy fallon. we'll watch it in its entirety. >> has there been a late night host that can do so much? >> he can be funny when it should be funny. but he's so talented. >> amazing. he can carry a tune.
>> carson, thanks. let's get a check of the weather. >> good thing he didn't want to do weather. i'd be done. right now, we have a lot of wet weather from new orleans on up into arkansas. all part of the system that brought the first slug of moisture into los angeles. to the north, as it hits cold air, we're looking at snow. during the day today, look for rain over the saturated ground. could see more flooding. snow from colorado all the way into the up of michigan. as we move on into tomorrow, a second stronger storm moves into lake huron. heavy rain, central great lakes looking at a lot of heavy snow. we have wet weather, 1 to 2 inches in the east and into the midwest. especially over the mid mississippi river valley. into saturday night, we're talking tark talk ing arctic air with all the moisture. depending on the track of the storm, 4 to 6 inches from the
eric: starting off with low clouds, even areas of fog. at least we are drive. we will keep things most -- those mostly cloudy skies ahead. weather. >> al, thank you so much. start. we're helping you hit the reset button on food, fitness, fashion and finances in 2016. on today's agenda, earning more. according to career builder.com, 56% of people never asked for a raise. 49% of new employees accept the first offer they're given and do not negotiate. how do you make sure you're erp
when should you ask for more? 56% never asked for a raise, even negotiated. >> it's amazing. and the reason they haven't asked is because they are afraid. salary.com did a piece of research and found that about half of all people say, they're too scared to ask. 15% said that they're afraid they're going to be fired if they ask. they also asked employers the question. do you know what percent of employers said they'd fire zero. if you don't ask, you don't get. >> there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. >> absolutely right. the right way to ask is to know what you're worth before you go in and ask the question. go to a website called glass door.com, where you can figure out what somebody with your skills, your experience, should list. on paper, not your phone. on paper, these are the things i've done for the company.
this is the business i've brought in. this is the money that i've saved you. i deserve it is not a reason to get a raise. you have to actually list what you've done for them. leave it behind so they can review it. and if they tell you the timing isn't right or that they can't give you money, know what you want instead. >> that was our next point. timing is kind of everything. sometimes, an employer says, look, you are a great employee, but there is nothing i can do. i don't have it in my budget. >> right. in that case, say, okay, how about letting me work from home one day a week? i'll save on commuting, on gas. it puts money in your pocket. or whatever else you want. maybe additional vacation or a title bump. >> if you can't get a raise by asking, you have a couple other tips. >> switch jobs. i know, people like where they're working, but the fact is, average raises are 3% a year. you switch, you're looking at a 10% to 20% raise. that is significant. if you want to stay ahead of the salary curve, or at least on top
every three to four years. >> what about the idea of going and getting another offer, not because you want to leave, but because you think maybe that will mean you'll get a raise? >> it works. it absolutely works. but you have to be willing to go. if you're not willing to go, don't play this game. you can only play it one time with each employer. you play it once, likelihood you get money if you're valued, is good. play it a second time, your employer will resent you. >> you could be fearful of a backlash. the thought you've been out there moonlighting or trying to find another deal. >> women in particular are fearful of that backlash, which is why it's so important to ask for the raise in the right way. >> other idea you have, can't get the raise, can't get the hustle. >> a gig on the side. 1/3 of all employees are working this way. they've got an additional job. think of it as selling your free time. maybe you like watching kids. you put yourself on care.com. maybe you like walking dogs.
the internet is pull of opportunities like this for people who just want to make a little additional money. >> bottom line? >> our take away for today, know what you're worth, but be sure that you go out and you ask for it. again, if you don't ask, the answer is always no. be ready to exploreclude ing working for other companies. when it comes to the side hustle, think about what you like doing so it won't feel like work. >> selling your free time. you're the best. see you next thursday. carson, over to you. chugging the water, rachel. ready to go? >> yup. >> live performance from the great rachel platten. so excited to hear it. we'll get to that. you'll be singing -- you have more water going. did you do your warmups? me, me, me, me, me.
local news a announcer: local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. jazmine: good thursday morning. brett: it is a: 26. jazmine: police are on the scene of a standoff. brett: alex villareal' s lives. -- is live. matt: police are trying to resolve the situation, they are trying to resolve it peacefully and they tell us there was an exchange of gunfire between police and the man who hold himself inside his condo complex. no officers were hurt by police say they don' t know. -- but police say they don' t know. -- we have talked to people who say he is an army veteran and police tell us the initial call
the standoff continues out here. we will bring you updates on air and online. brett: we are waking up to comfortably cool temperatures across central florida. 58 degrees in orlando, 52 in ocala, and we are watching fog from orlando and kissimmee up towards marion county. this morning, it is patchy fog and cloudy skies through the afternoon. high temperatures building into
>> you can enjoy it for the weekend if you're in the area. coming up, got to be one of the most talented actors on the scene right now. we'll catch up with leonardo dicaprio, up for a golden globe this weekend. what he tells us about the role in the "revenant" and some of his most chilling scenes. incredible what he did. >> it was a physical role. >> incredible. >> really is gripping, the whole time. plus, we'll look at the most unforgettable moments from hollywood's biggest party. one of the hottest names in music, rachel platten, had us singing along to "fight song." now, her new album is out and we can't wait for her to perform live in studio 1a. let's get a check of the weather. >> our weekend outlook, starting off with tomorrow. look for snow from the rockies into the u.p. of michigan. wet weather in the upper great lakes. showers in northern california. into saturday, another storm comes into california with mountain snows. the eastern half of the country,
conditions in the ohio river valley, as well. sunday, sunday, rain and snow as you get your way up into northern new england. icy mix through the upper ohio river valley. things dry out out west, but brutally cold temperatures in the plains. into the upper midwest and the central plains. that's what's going on around thee eric: starting off with low clouds, even areas of fog. at least we are drive. we will keep things most -- those mostly cloudy skies ahead. >> that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank you so much. now to our interview with
his performance in "the revenant delirium tremens landed him a gloeld golden globe. some say it could win him the elusive oscar. he called this role the most challenging of his career. >> the structure was set up like live theater. we rehearsed all day, these meticulous, complex shots. >> like a live production. >> it was like live production, like doing "saturday night live," except what we were doing wasn't that funny. >> or fun. >> right. >> reporter: in his new film, leonardo dicaprio plays hugh glass, an explorer across the wilderness and his quest for explorer. he endures sub zero temperatures, unforgiving elements. in one of the film's most talked about scenes, a vicious bear attack. it was shot on location far from studio. what you see on screen is raw
>> was there ever a moment when you thought, why did i do this? why did i sign up for this? >> literally, everyone felt that a few times a week, yes. i'm not going to lie, it was one of the -- it was probably the hardest, you know, films, professional things, i've ever done, for sure. >> one of the things you do in bison liver. i wanted to believe that that was a prop, but it was real. why did you push yourself to do that? it's not like anybody would think, boy, what a lazy performance. you take that extra step. why? >> the native american actor that i was working with, hisarthur, and he was eating raw bison flesh during rehearsal. they gave me this pancake thing to eat but it didn't look authentic to me.
it was this giant liver that was incredibly disgusting. my reaction is very much up on screen, which is a nauseating one. >> fair to say, you've had your last bison liver? >> i'll never do that again. never do that again. >> there's another scene where you crawl inside the carcass of a horse. i just kept thinking about the theme of will to live. watching this film, there were ten times i would have just said, forget it. i'll lay down and give up. how did you tap into that in your character, that absolute relentless will to live? >> when i watched this movie for the first time, i said, my god, the perseverance of the human species, our adaptability, the ability of life to keep pushing forward in all adversity is amazing. it's kind of displayed in this movie in a way i haven't seen in a while. because we were trying our closest to emulate these
>> did you actually crawl inside the horse carcass, or please tell me there was a set piece. >> yeah, there was a set pete. >> thank you. i don't think i could take it. >> reporter: something that wasn't a set piece, dicaprio's beard. >> how long did it take to grow? >> four months or five months. but then i kept it for like a year and a half. i lived with that thing for a long time. >> seems to take on a life of its own. >> it became like a partner, like a life partner. >> reporter: now, all eyes are on dicaprio's chances during this year's award season. >> got to get off this boat. >> reporter: at this weekend's golden globes, he's nominated for best performance by an actor in a motion picture drama, a category he won in 2005 for "the aviator." for the elusive oscar statue, this year, he's considered a front runner. >> i'm very proud that a movie like this got made.
see films that are this ambitious coming out of the hollywood studio system. so i'm sort of on a tirade, trying to promote this because i want to see more films like this out there, as a fan of movies. but as far as awards are concerned, the truth is, there's a lot of peace of mind in it because you really realize that you ultimately have no control over these things. >> is it something you hope for or set off to the side? >> like i said, you know, honestly, i do these movies because i really love movies and i want to make great movies. all that is totally, totally beyond your control. it really is. >> i'll see you at the golden globes. do you have your outfit? >> i have no idea what i'm wearing. probably the same boring black suit, as always. >> me, too. boring black dress. see you there. >> all right. >> we did the deep conversation and then i'm like, what are you wearing? >> they did the bison eating liver just once.
don't you agree? >> riveting. he throws himself 110% into the role. >> all of them did. >> unbelievable. >> it is gory. a lot of, particularly, women, i was not looking forward to watching it, but i'm glad i did. >> a lot of guys, too, by the way. >> it was incredible. >> more impressive is another film from leonardo where he is absolutely incredible. going back to -- >> huge fan. >> he pours himself into the part. the "revenant" opens in theaters nationwide tomorrow. we'll get you ready for the globes with some of the best moments at hollywood's biggest party of the year. first, this is "today" on nbc. in 1965 subway's founders had one simple mission. fresh sandwiches. it seemed crazy in a time when gimmicks were all the rage... but the idea of freshly made sandwiches with quality
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it's always a wild night. >> we have the golden globes most unforgettable moments. dave, good to see you. you have a flight to get out to l.a. >> yes. >> this will be quick. this is one of the more fun award seasons, because of the alcohol. >> and the dinner is served 90 minutes before the show starts. all the nominees get there and the food is already gone. >> there is no food. >> but the wine is on the table. >> it's the 73rd annual golden globes. let's pick moments. >> we have to talk about christine in 1998, winning best actress and nowhere to be found. why? she's in the ladies' room. thankfully, robin williams was close to the stage, and he kind of bounded up on the stage and did improv and kept everybody happy and laughing for a little bit. then she has this funny moment, sh she say where she says, sorry, mom, i was in the bathroom. you'd think everyone else in hollywood would have learned
13 years later, renee did the same thing. she was in the bathroom. in the ballroom, they tell you, these are the categories coming up. >> you get to make an entrance when that happens to you. >> we're talking about it all these years later. there you go. 1998. >> he played don king in a tv movie and won the globe. he was nominated against jack lemon, an idol of his. he called jack lemon up on stage and said, being an artist is about giving and i'd like to give this to you. at first, jack tried to refuse it. wouldn't have it. here's jack lemon with the speech. >> they made a duplicate. >> that's funny.
and he won another after that. he had seven, counting the one he didn't really win. >> we teased the moment before the break with elizabeth taylor. >> yeah. >> 2001, she's presenting the final award of the night. as the golden globes go on, they do present clips of all the nominated movies. she was supposed to come up and read the nominees off one last time, and then open the envelope and announce the winner. she started opening the envelope before reading off the nominees. everyone thought she was going to announce the winner prematurely. dick clark had to explain to her what to do. then she announced. >> in her defense, you know from doing the live shows, unless you do this, you have to know to go out there. there's an order and it's not easy to get it right. >> it's unpredictable. not easy. >> not at all. >> remember the golden globes when there was no golden globes? >> oh, do i remember. i was on nbc with billy bush and nancy odell, nbc special, where
it wasn't the highest rated golden globes. >> it was a writers strike. >> the writers strike killed the golden globes. none of the stars were going to show up. instead, they had this press conference thing where some entertainment reporters read off the winners. as i said, nbc did a special. here's what i hate, this was the only time jon hamm won a golden globe for "mad men," and there was no ceremony for him to show up to and make a speech. the golden globes never give it to you unless you're a new show. >> jodie foster and her speech two years ago, she won the life achievement award. she's so private so we didn't know what she was going to talk about. she was revealing and personal. she had a brilliant moment. you felt like she was going to come out, i am loud and proud, i am single! everybody started laughing.
george clooney and julia roberts this summer "money monster." she hasn't retired, but hasn't acted. >> still in the business. >> we love her. >> maybe one of ricky gervais's opening monologue moments will make your list next year. >> i love when he hosts. he's one step over the line of being appropriate. >> you saw mel gibson, who is presenting this year. that's open season for ricky gervais gervais. >> we'll sit down with ricky. >> great. >> we'll make our own golden moment, as viewers try to win the ticket to the golden party. >> you can catch it sunday night on nbc. natalie, matt, tamron, willie and i will be live from the red carpet. we'll have the looks and more monday morning on "today." up next, a live performance from rachel platten. she's awesome, and she's coming up next. first, this is "today" on
>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> all right. rachel platten scored one of 2015's biggest hits with her multi-platinum single "fight song." that video is used more than 120 million times on youtube. >> plat her new album, "wildfire." while people think you might be an overnight success, you've been working at this 15 years. >> yes. it's been quite a long time when you put it like that. i hope i never am not pinching myself. i'm so grateful and excited continually by these amazing things that have happened this year. >> "fight song" has been an anthem for so many people. it took you a couple years to finish writing that song. >> it was a beast to write. it was really hard.
rest of the song was hard. i did ten verses. i wanted it to be right. >> you did get it right, by the way. congratulations. >> thanks. >> did you have to use the fight attitude with the new record, or did it come easier? >> yeah. i poured so much of myself into all of the songs on "wildfire." not all were as hard to write as "fight song," but they had the honesty and raw emotion. >> you're going on tour and you're excited about your bus. rolling in style. >> i was in a van for a very long time. i owned a van, still do, and i upgraded to a bus. >> got a good one? >> i don't know. i haven't seen it. >> we have to pick the bus. roady. you." >> take it away.
mine, and scars, show me all the scars you hide and hey, if your wings are broken, please take mine so yours can open too cause i'm gonna stand by you oh, tears make kaleidoscopes in your eyes, and hurt, i know you're hurting, but so am i and love, if your wings are broken, borrow mine till yours can open too cause i'm gonna stand by you even if we're breaking down, we can find a way to break through even if we can't find heaven, i'll walk through hell with you love, you're not alone, cause i'm gonna stand by you even if we can't find heaven, i'm gonna stand by you even if we can't find heaven, i'll walk through hell with you
i'm gonna stand by you yeah, you're all i never knew i needed, the heart, sometimes it's unclear why it's beating and, love, if your wings are broken, we can brave through those emotions, too cause i'm gonna stand by you oh, truth, i guess truth is what you believe in and faith, i think faith is having reason love, if your wings are broken, borrow mine till yours can open too cause i'm gonna stand by you even if we're breaking down, we can find a way to break through even if we can't find heaven, i'll walk through hell with you love, you're not alone, cause i'm gonna stand by you
i'm gonna stand by you even if we can't find heaven, i'll walk through hell with you love, you're not alone, cause i'm gonna stand by you i'll be your eyes till yours can shine i'll be your arms, i'll be your steady satellite when you can't rise, well, i'll crawl with you on hands and knees cause i yeah, i'm gonna stand by you even if we're breaking down, we can find a way to break through even if we can't find heaven, i'll walk through hell with you love, you're not alone, cause i'm gonna stand by you even if we can't find heaven, i'm gonna stand by you even if we can't find heaven, i'll walk through hell with you
i'm gonna stand by you love, you're not alone, i'm gonna stand by you even if we can't find heaven, heaven yeah, i'm gonna stand by you >> rachel platten, the new album is called "wildfire." >> thank you. >> and the band, everybody. >> you sound great. you'll have more music later on. happy to have you and congratulations with all your success. >> congratulations. dancing. lot more from rachel and her band coming up. first, on a thursday morning,
rachel sounds great. we'll be singing it all day. >> "fight song" is next hour. >> wheel of fortune! >> i visited pat and vanna in l.a. >> how was that? >> terrific. i turned the letters -- >> they still turn? >> you touch. they're digital. we have a little piece of video, and i was on "wheel of fortune" with my mom years ago. >> great memory. >> carmen electra is joining us.
brett: alex villareal is live this morning with the latest. what can you tell us? >> i am at the coral gardens apartment right outside here command center. police just told us that there was an exchange of gunfire between officers and the man who complex. we heard that gunfire before six no officers were hurt. police say they do not know if the man was hit. a man identifying himself as a friend of the man says he is the stomach. police are speaking with him and trying to resolve this incident peacefully. residents have been given alley. the red cross is on hand providing them with food. will bring it to you. eric: we are waking up to again. 54 in ocala.