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breaking news. come out with your hands up. >> no we're not. you're going to have to kill us. >> an overnight standoff between the last four protesters at the wildlife refuge and fbi. is the six-week long show down about to end? why the presidential race is about to get tougher on the republican side while the democrats get set to debate again tonight. what will hillary clinton say to try to win back women voters who
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back on solid ground. >> it was a cruise from hell. >> the royal caribbean ship that cruised through a dangerous storm returns to the relief of thousands of passengers. as cruise line officials admit they need to do better. and the return of the polar votext. a huge portion of the country is about to get really, really, really cold. today thursday, february 11, 2016. from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. 23 degrees out there. that will be known as a heat wave this weekend. >> by sunday it could be 1 degree or 0 here in new york city. >> bundle up. let's start with breaking
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negotiations those four people still occupying a federal building in oregon now appear to be on the verge of ending that siege. >> this 41-day occupation could come to an end this morning with occupants saying they plan to turn themselves in peacefully following dramatic developments as fbi put barricades ahead of camping. >> come out with your hands up. >> no we're not. you're going to have to kill us. >> reporter: tense moments as the fbi moves in on the four remaining occupiers at a wildlife refuge. >> well, no, i'm done talking. i'm done praying. that's it. >> reporter: assembly woman just landed in portland and drove
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negotiate a peaceful exit. >> we need to get calm here. >> nobody's listening to us. >> reporter: the group agreed to turn in this morning. news service that bundy was arrested at the airport cht his refusal to pay federal grazing fees led to armed standoff. his sons were leaders of the latest occupation. two weeks ago the bundy brothers and other occupation leaders were arrested during a violent confrontation with law enforcement. so far 16 people including four remaining occupiers have been indicted. at this point it is unclear what
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>> thank you very much. it is going to get very, very cold. polar vortex. >> it's always there but it is going to make itself felt in a big way. look at what we've got right now. this isn't the coldest air. it feels like 7 below in chicago, 2 below in cleveland. air temperature in wilmington 26 feels like 18. orlando 38 degrees. we always have the polar vortex up at the poles. it weakens and allows the jet stream to drop down. that jet stream cuts down into the east coast. highs in single digits and teens in the midwest and northeast. it will get cold down into florida. by saturday morning feels like 13 below in cleveland, 1 below
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by sunday morning record lows boston, new york city, washington, raleigh all with temperatures that will be anywhere from 10 to 20 to 40 degrees below average all the way down to raleigh and parts of northern florida. this is going to be a tough one and rebounds beginning of next week. >> dogs and cats cuddling to stay warm. >> it's a three dog night. >> i love it. al, thank you. to the big battle coming next in the presidential race as the republican field gets smaller and bernie sanders and hillary clinton are getting set to debate tonight. we have it all covered again this morning. peter alexander is in myrtle beach, south carolina. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you from here along the beautiful myrtle beach boardwalk. donald trump celebrating a victory lap. he leads the polls in the state
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rival ted cruz especially in a state where two-thirds identify as born again or evangelical christian. donald trump is eyeing another big victory. >> if we win here we will run the table. >> reporter: despite a fierce battle brewing here trump largely held back on attacking republican rivals with one exception. >> the last thing we need is another bush. >> reporter: nine days before first in the south primary the field is shrinking, chris christie and carly fiorina leaving the race. and just months after a racially motivated shooting trump drew criticism on social media for retweet ag message said by a reported white supremacist. ted cruz who handily defeated trump in iowa is focussed on doing it again. >> the only way to beat donald
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truth of his record. it is not conservative. >> reporter: jeb bush is leading on voter loyalty. >> south carolina has been good to the bushes in the past and i'm hoping and praying will be good ten days from now. we don't need a president that thinks it is a victory to go bankrupt and think about the millions of 350e78 that would suffer because of that. >> reporter: john kasich is banking on strong new hampshire showing. >> the negative attacks are coming. >> just love the beatings and straighten it out. tell people what you are for. >> reporter: marco rubio is vowing he won't make the same mistake twice acknowledging lessons learned. >> i don't need to start the fights but if someone starts one we will have to win over in the district. >> reporter: you have donald trump and ted cruz and everybody
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ted cruz putting out what he described as a personal e-mail referencing trump's vulgar profanities as he calls them and writing i can beat hillary clinton and donald can't. >> peter alexander on the trail in south carolina. democrats bernie sanders and hillary clinton come face-to-face in milwaukee tonight at their first debate since sanders' landslide win in new hampshire. >> reporter: good morning to you. the stakes couldn't be higher here in milwaukee. secretary clinton hoping to deliver a solid performance. senator sanders hoping to build on his momentum and prove he is the top contender. it's fight night in milwaukee. hillary clinton and bernie sanders taking the stage in what could be the most contentious debate yet coming on the heels of sanders' convincing win in new hampshire.
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carolina and beyond. >> reporter: a wounded clinton huddled with advisers in new york while sanders took a victory lap with a series of appearances showing off his skills on "the view." >> how do you keep this going? >> with a lot of effort. >> reporter: and meeting with activists and msnbc anchor reverend al sharpton in harlem. >> it is important that he sets the signal that on the morning after a historic victory he would have breakfast with me. >> reporter: sanders is working to broaden his appeal critical to winning diverse states like nevada and south carolina telling nbc's kasie hunt -- >> if you look at my record i have one of the strongest civil
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>> reporter: one of the holdouts, south carolina congressman -- >> i'm not ruling out an endorsement before the election. i'm ruling one out for this week. >> reporter: as sanders braces for new attacks from clinton tonight late wednesday he appeared on the late show having a few laughs. >> i'm sitting down with presidential candidate senator bernie sanders. >> how did you get him? he is electrifying? >> reporter: defending his call for revolution. >> what the goal of the campaign is about is to look at the civil rights movement, the women's movement and gay movement and understand when people come together we can accomplish enormous things. >> reporter: aides say secretary clinton is looking to draw sharp contrast with sanders over guns, health care and criminal justice reform and won't hesitate to pounce.
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his aides tell me he raked in hampshire. clinton officials say they are happy with their fundraising figures, as well but wouldn't release an exact dollar amount. >> thanks so much. >> turn now to mark halpern. what is in her mind right now in. >> we have seen the clintons and campaigns over decades and an old political expression things are bad for her now. big loss in new hampshire. there is question within the campaign about whether she has confidence in her team. some people on her team are worried she is not performing well enough as a candidate. the fundraising figures are horrible for hillary clinton. bernie sanders. she has to start turning things around and winning the news cycle. the debate is important. first in nevada in caucuses and
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to start beating bernie sanders to give herself confidence and her team confidence. >> from the very beginning it was thought that she would do well with women of all ages. looking at new hampshire she lost that demographic by about ten percentage points. the common belief is she will do well with minorities. can she count on that now in. >> i don't think she can take anything for granted. her campaign is making inevitability argument. bernie sanders again making an aggressive push. he is on offense. she needs to do more than just defend her support of minority voters. here in south carolina african-american voters matter. female african-american voters matter a lot. bernie sanders has a message that will try to appeal to a broader electorate. right now she has more challenges. >> and, mark, on the republican
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seeing the dynamic play out where you have cruz and trump. why are they continuing with this circular firing squad strategy? why don't they take on the front runners? >> it's a great question. jeb bush has been taking on donald trump and he is hoping that makes him stand out. i think you are going to see three other candidates because we are basically down to five. trump and cruz. john kasich, jeb bush and marco rubio all want to be the one who is in a three person fight. they feel they need to win that division, the establishment division before they can turn full throttle. a lot of people are saying in this state they may not get in the game. this may be a trump/cruz battle. godzilla and king cong are
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the other guys need to show they can play at that level, as well. a tragic story. maryland's governor ordered flagged to fly at half staff to honor two deputies shot and killed by a gunman. one deputy was shot in the head in a crowded panerra bread restaurant. a second deputy found him nearby and that deputy was also fatally shot. the 67-year-old gunman was killed in an exchange of gun fire with other deputies. more problems for the city of ferguson, missouri. the justice department is suing the city for not making good on proposed reforms. the doj is seeking to force the city to make the changes. attorney general says the residents of ferguson cannot wait longer. the royal caribbean ship battered after steering into a
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jersey last night. the passengers had plenty to say about brutal conditions they faced at sea. janet shamlian spoke to some of them. >> reporter: passengers started streaming off the ship about 9:30 last night describing what they call a forturous trip. they say at the height of the storm a period of about four hours they thought they were going down. one of the world's largest and of the sea is finally back in port. ship and royal caribbean's reputation bruised and battered after sailing directly into a powerful atlantic storm. three days before their scheduled arrival passengers couldn't wait to get off the anthem of the sea when it stopped late last night terrifying. in my life.
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>> reporter: 30 foot seas and winds of more than 150 miles per hour and right in the middle of it. >> i feared for my life. >> old people laying in bed saying good bye for the last time that is what it felt like. >> reporter: shattered glass and overturned furniture. passengers told to shelter in their room. at the height of the storm the massive vessel lifted as much as 45 degrees. >> you don't come back from that. >> reporter: the remainder of the cruise was cancelled and on monday the ship turned around. >> we were supposed to be on an island today. i would say it ruined my vacation a little bit. >> reporter: royal caribbean is vowing to improve how it monitors storms saying what happened this week shows we need to do better. the vessel won't be allowed to sail again until deemed safe.
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full returns and credits towards a future cruise. some of the passengers say they won't be using. >> not enough to get me back on a cruise ship. >> reporter: a number of passengers are still on board. anyone who needed asestance with luggage was required to stay until this morning until they could disembark. investigators will be boarding the vessel check frg structural or electric damage anything to prevent the ship from leaving on the next cruise scheduled for saturday. mr. roker is back. >> we are looking at lake effect snow and talking about that. as you can see we have heavy rain into the pacific northwest. we are looking at a beautiful day into the southwest. another warm day in los angeles. 87 degrees and sunshine. we will sfx: cell phone vibrates. yeah?
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jason.. what do you mean? we were very bad boys. alexa what's in the news? alexa: here's the news, "alec baldwin and jason schwartzman were seen mooning paparazzi. baldwin threw his shoe at photographers before making a run for it". my poor cashmere socks... alexa, will you order another pair of brescianis. reordering bresciani socks. okay listen... can you send some lawyers or something? (moaning) ...alec? >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we have cloud and scattered snow showers and snow squalls to deal with throughout the day, even at times with the breaks of sun in the overcast. out of snow showers and squalls, coating to an inch. temperatures this afternoon mid-20s to lower 30s. close to record lows by sunday morning. minus 1 this ns be. minus 7 in worcester. that's the story. look at the wind-chill sunday morning. minus 20 to minus 30 across the area.
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it's a milder morning, but certainly not warm out there to speak of. here's chris lambert with your forecast. >> chris: no, but this will be warm compared to what we see on sunday morning, christa. 26 in boston. 19 in norwood. 23 in bedford. patches of clouds mixed in with sunshine and occasionally a snow shower or squall working through the day. colder tomorrow. temperatures in the mid-20s. arctic air coming in over the weekend. below zero, wind chills at minus 20. >> christa: a truck driver seriously injured. the truck was headed east when it hit a bridge abut. the impact ripped apart that truck. the driver was flown to a worcester hospital. several men are set to face armed robbery charges today after a tense standoff in dorchester came to a peaceful end. police say three men robbed the store and then ran into an apartment on roach street last night. a woman and child in the building were let go unharmed.
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7:30 on a thursday morning, 11th day of february. 23 degrees on the plaza. if those people waited around until sunday morning that number could be 0. the polar vortex and al says as far south as florida. >> breaking out the parkas in florida. here is a look at today's headlines. the royal caribbean ship rocked by a powerful storm arrived back in new jersey late last night and passengers were more than
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>> in the movie "titanic" with the old people laying in bed saying good bye for the last time, that is what we felt like. >> probably the scarest thing in my life. >> the cruise line says it identified gaps and will work to strengthen storm avoidance policy s policies. the siege at oregon wildlife refuge is ending this morning. fbi agents moved closer to the group's encampment overnight. bernie sanders and hillary clinton face off in their sixth debate tonight being held in milwaukee. we will take a closer look at hillary clinton's trouble courting women voters. first in this half hour new zika. cases being reported in at least 20 states. so far no mosquitos carrying the
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the u.s. tom costello has been on the story for weeks. good morning. >> a new study published in the new england journal of medicine is providing more evidence that the birth defect microcephaly is most likely called by the zika virus. urging women to cover up, wear mosquito repellent and only engage in safe sex. summer olympics are very much a top concern. on the soccer pitch in dallas a high stakes qualifying match for the summer olympics, the u.s. versus costa rica. but after the game the talk turned to the zika virus for female athletes who may be headed to rio this summer. >> if i had to decide today i would not go. fortunately, the olympics are six months away. >> reporter: in the caribbean at
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against time. wiping out zika carrying mosquitos that pose a real threat to pregnant women. the concern zika spreads unchecked. >> we will likely see significant number of cases in puerto rico and other u.s. territories where there may be intensive spread of zika. >> reporter: infectious disease experts believe it is tied to dramatic increase in number of babies born with microcephaly, abnormalally small heads and brains. many of those babies die. while a full vaccine rollout could be years away experts believe they can begin a clinical zika vaccine trial. >> we have the construct that you need, candidate vaccine platform. >> reporter: cdc continues to
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who could become pregnant to zika hot zones. consumer reports released its list of most effective. on the list sawyer fishermen's and off. consumer reports suggests avoiding products using natural plant oils. the u.s. olympic committee is hiring two infectious disease specialists to advise olympians who have concerns about zika before they head to brazil. and said it is up to individual comfortable. >> you can find more on the list >> we will not have mosquitos this weekend. too cold. >> they will be frozen in ice. let's show you what is going on out there. this is lake county, ohio. snow. there is more on the way. at least 30 cars involved, 15
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i-90 was closed for a while. this is just east of cleveland. it is now reopened. we have more of the same weather today stretching from the up of michigan into western new york. lake effect snow. we look for this today to continue. heavy bands will drop visibility. as we get into tonight and tomorrow there is going to be a clipper moving across. that will end the lake effect snow because the wind will change direction. look at snowfall. 8 to 14 in >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we have cloud and scattered snow showers and snow squalls to deal with throughout the day, even at times with the breaks of sun in the overcast. out of snow showers and squalls, coating to an inch. temperatures this afternoon mid-20s to lower 30s. close to record lows by sunday
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most famous woman run frg president many expected there would be a gender gap. few knew it would break in favor of bernie sanders who beat hillary clinton in new hampshire by 59 points with young women and 11 points among all women. for hillary clinton the question, what women want after feeling the bern from college aged women. clinton conceding a new hampshire loss to bernie sanders. >> human rights as women's rights. >> and women's rights are human rights. >> reporter: echoing her famous words as first lady in 1995. she attended with the first female secretary of state. this week allbright still campaigning by her side. >> a lot of you younger women don't think you -- it is not done. remember, there is a special place in hell for women who don't help each other. >> reporter: a phrase she has
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>> speaks to our generation. >> that just alienates people. >> she seems a little old fashioned. >> reporter: so trying to swipe guys to vote for sanders after feminist icon gloria steinem said some women courted sanders just to meet boys. >> the boys are with bernie. >> didn't you hear it's a bernie rally. this is where all the boys are. >> reporter: steinem wrote on facebook she misspoke and apologized for what's been misinterpreted. >> i think women worked really hard to earn the right to vote. i feel like that kind of is opposite of being told to vote for a woman. >> reporter: the candidate concluded her 2008 try for the
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>> thanks to you it's got about 18 million cracks in it. >> now worried her appeal may be falling through the cracks. >> really the gender doesn't matter. i don't feel like somebody should run a country just because they are a girl or a boy. >> clinton vowed to re-evaluate her campaign including more outreach to younger voters. clinton saying even if they aren't supporting her now she still supports them. >> interesting conversation to have. good morning to you, nicole. i guess there is a certain irony here because the biggest and surest sign of women's movement is that younger women don't necessarily look at the candidate's gender as a reason
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. >> some of their work has been accomplished by the fact that younger women no longer feel they have to put the finger on the scale. >> it is insulting when you hear madeleine allbright say what she said. don't look at issues. youk a a issues. you are a woman vote for a woman. it makes no sense. >> it's a phrase i have heard her use since 1995 in beijing. and it is on a starbucks cup. the problem with the context she says it jokingly but said it at a rally with young women and seemed to be scolding them. steinem is not working with the campaign but just on the bill maher show. if you are hillary clinton and you have this life story which they are telling in a campaign video at all of her rallies they don't want to hear what she did. they want to know what can she
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and she talks about i, not about we as bernie sanders does. and they twaunt ohow are you going to help me with the sexual assault issue and social media and how to get a job and she is not being specific. >> isn't this a larger symptom of what is going on is bernie sanders seems to have keyed in on this message that a lot of voters find very inspiring and hillary clinton has not yet found that message for her campaign? >> you just put it in a very simple term. she hasn't found the message. the problem is that she is looking for one. bernie sanders didn't go out hunting for a message. hillary clinton's campaign is struggling. women are also being pulled away by bernie sanders. it has nothing to do with their gender. >> not struggling to find a message a year out from iowa but in the thick of the primary season.
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to the internet and rekindled their love over skype thanks to help of one of his sons. now after 70 years apart norwood made the three-day trek all the way to australia to find joyce waiting with a big hug and a smile. norwood said of their meeting, brace yourself, let me get the tissue. he said i would rather die traveling to australia than at home wondering what if. my hands are shaking. this is so beautiful. norwood would stay in australia so the two can celebrate valentine's day together. >> best valentine's day. >> i can't. >> so beautiful. >> that is like the note book but turns out better.
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>> this is 7news now. >> sarah: good thursday morning, everybody. it's 7:57 as you take a live look over boston. let's send it over to chris lambert now with more on your forecast. >> chris: good morning, everybody. seasonably cold start this morning. 26 in town. 23 in bedford. we track a couple scattered snow showers and snow squalls throughout the day. a brief burst of snow could drop a coating to an inch in a few spots. temperatures generally running in the mid-20s to lower 30s. arctic air over the weekend saturday night into sunday morning. temperatures going below zero. wind-chill is minus 15 to minus 30 sunday morning. >> sarah: plus are looking for the driver who slammed into a 65-year-old man in row burn
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officers say tyson delgado drove into alfred pica and then took off with him on the hood. according to police, prior to hitting him, delgado stole from his job and assaulted a police officer. the family members of whitey bulger's victims have been $822,000. but the "herald" reports they will only get the money if they agree to not sue the u.s. government. we'll have much more on this and our other top stories coming up
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it's 8:00 on "today," the new resolution, 30 day challenges from yoga to fitness to cleanses they are all the rage. can you really change your life in one month? >> what is their secret? >> is she delusional. >> just in time for valentine's day hoda talks to couples married more than 50 years about love and longevity. >> she is back. gwen stefani returns in a new
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that will have fans singing a new song. today is thursday, february 11, 2016. >> good morning to co-workers in austin, texas. >> it's my 18th birthday! [ cheers and applause ] it is 8:00 on "today." it is a chilly one out on our plaza, thursday, the 11th of february, 2016. as we make our way up to the frozen tundra of rockefeller center we say good morning everybody. >> we were so afraid to be in the cold that we delayed our entry to the plaza.
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>> longer coats. >> we are in basically sleeping bags. >> we are. >> anyway -- >> i like the song. "don't get me wrong" good one. >> so much pressure on the throwback thursday song. coming up, did you forget to make a valentine's dinner reservation? you are in trouble. no, you are in luck. we have a recipe for a date worthy dish you can make for your special someone. >> isn't that so much more romantic? a dinner at home someone making it for you? with new york's fashion week beginning today we lined up a sneak peek at trends that everyone will be talking about, the bomber jacket.
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the morning's top stories. >> the armed standoff at a national wildlife refuge in today. four remaining protesters said they would surrender as the fbi and other officers closed in. the situation became tense with a hold out yelling at officers streamed. 11 occupiers have been arrested and one killed since the protest began early last month. with nine days into the first presidential primary the republican field is shrinking. new jersey governor chris christie and former business executive carly fiorina dropped out on wednesday. donald trump campaigning in south carolina predicted more rivals will leave the race if he wins big in the state but texas senator ted cruz is counting on support from southern conservatives. democrats bernie sanders and
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sanders who trails clinton among african-americans met in harlem with reverend al sharpton. clinton is getting a formal endorsement from the congressional black caucus. royal caribbean is offering full refunds and half price future cruises for passengers who arrived back in new jersey wednesday night after what some described as a cruise from hell. anthem of the seas left saturday but ran into a powerful storm sunday that rocked and damaged the ship with 30 foot waves. royal caribbean said four people were injured though none seriously. the u.s. olympic committee is hiring infectious disease specialists to advise american athletes worried about the zika virus. this morning a top expert at the national institute of health said an outbreak in the u.s. is unlikely although some could
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>> we would not be surprised if we would see local outbreaks as opposed to just travel cases. what we are seeing right now and what we will continue to see are people who travel to the region in south america and caribbean and coming back to the united states having gotten infected there. >> said aggressive mosquito control is the key to keeping minor outbreaks from spreading. a wild elephant went on an outrage. the panicked elephant smashed homes. the elephant apparently wandered into the small town. thankfully it did not attack people. after several hours chasing the animal authorities shot it with a tranquillizer gun and used a crane to remove it. how wicked cool is this? an olympic sized ski ramp.
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competition featuring olympic skiers and snowboarders and designed to attract new fans to winter sports. the athletes land right near home plate come spring time. we will be there live tomorrow. that looks like fun. i like that. >> a white monster. >> remember the ski slope on the plaza. >> we should bring that back. we are a month and a half into 2016 as we touched on in trending earlier by now you probably abandoned your new year's resolution. >> you don't have to give up on fitness goals all together. >> just go to boston and try that ramp. there are these 30 day challenges you may have heard about. they seem to be just about everywhere and can find one for just about every fitness goal. it feels much more manageable
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are these enough to make 2016 the year you actually conquer all? >> each year there is a chance to start fresh. one that doesn't often last long with many americans quickly dropping the ball on those new year's resolutions. >> two weeks into january is not looking good for moist st of us. they really undermine our confidence and think of ourselves as failures. >> reporter: there is still time to hit the reset button thanks to a growing trend, the 30 day challenge. >> people are looking for manageable ways to start something new. they want to maybe join a gym or try a new workout regime but don't know how to start. 30 days seems like something very manageable. >> reporter: from yoga to running, strength training to cleanses, 30 day challenges are more accessible than ever with
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squats and full body slim downs. apps offer a challenge for nearly every body part, even your mind. gyms and boutique fitness centers advertise similar programs hoping the month long spin keep new customers coming back for more. >> if i can see results then i would carry it longer cht. >> reporter: it tabe s an average of 66 days to form a new habit doing something every day can give you a head start. >> research shows if you do something frequently like four days a week or more you are more likely to establish a habit. >> reporter: giving the resolution for a new you a fighting chance. >> these are opportunities to start over all the time. tomorrow is an opportunity to start doing something fresh again. >> 30 days feels overwhelming she recommends a week long challenge and advises doing the activity at the same time every day and make tg a part of your
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if you pair it with something you do can help. working out with a friend and going public with goals can hold you accountable. and be realistic. don't choose aggressive 30 day challenge if you are not exercising already. >> i'm ready to do one. no carbs for 30 days. >> no french fries today. >> one day at a time. >> no challenges for 30 days. >> now you are getting crazy, al. >> no alcohol for 30 days. >> i just did one of those. coming up, make room on the grill. burger king is adding to the menu for the very first time. >> and then the 56-year-old model got to make history in the pages of the "sports
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>> do you hit snooze button? >> many times. i set three alarm clocks and use my phone. i have another phone and then my actual clock. >> my husband would kill me if i hit snooze. >> one is like down the hall where they have to get up to turn it off. >> that's a good idea. here is what we are finding. if you hit the snooze button it can be harmful according to researchers at stanford. they are smart. they say when your alarm goes off it acts as a signal to your body to start the day. hitting the snooze button even for an extra five minutes confuses your brain because you are forcing your body to restart the rem cycle which can be as long as 120 minutes and that is why you tend to get the feeling of grogginess.
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body's other alarm gets up. >> by 4:10 i have had that alarm go off. >> we don't need the alarm in the other room. nothing else in the other room. honey, baby, panda fish, business insider takes an interesting look at the pet names we call our significant others. they cite a number of studies show nick names can be good for a relationship if both partners are into it. 76% of people reported being happy in their relationship said they use pet names. another study found the more the names are used the less special they become. do you agree, love chunk? >> i do not use pet names. >> you don't in. >> for my kids i do. >> what is mine? adorbs? >> no.
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>> you said love chunks. you have to own it. >> you guys don't use nick names? >> my husband calls me wife. >> that's fantastic. >> what about you, al? >> i can't tell you what deborah calls me. >> just honey. >> sweetie is not a pet name. >> it is but kind of generic. >> can't call them sweetheart anymore. >> five years from now. >> i call jack honey boy and my wife hates it. she likes names. it is 8:00 in the morning so a great time to talk about hot dogs. later this month burger king will add grilled hot dogs to the menu for the first time the chain turning to snoop dogg to get the word out.
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that sells for $1.99. second option a chilly cheese dog for $2.29. burger king is making the move as hot dog sales fell 4%. >> it's so good. >> these are not grilled. these are boiled. >> some hot dog chains have thicker skin and boil it and when you bite into it pops. >> i don't like that. >> i like that. >> i like it sliced long ways and flattened out and put on the grill. >> chicago style. i like that, too. >> coney island. >> i like the little skinny hot dogs because they are grilled and crunchier. now that we had that exciting conversation, the ad
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stefani's new role on the "the voice" voice". >> this year the magazine includes an ad campaign hoping to expand definition of beauty from a company called swim suits for all. and the model, this mother of two, she is 56 years old and she is officially the oldest woman to appear in the swim suit issue. people cheering her and the campaign praising them for celebrating women of all ages and sizes. on monday we have the first interview with the cover model. and to gwen stefani giving back her red chair to christina aguilera but she won't be gone from the show. instead of competing with boyfriend blake shelton she will serve as team's adviser. they are keeping it going.
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explained why gwen was the perfect choice. >> ultimate like artist to get to mentor your team? it's like wait a minute. this is perfect. and i actually know her. >> indeed he does. >> starts february 29. i love her reaction like wanted me around. exactly. >> one stop shopping. >> shopping? now al has a check of the weather. >> like a love costco. we have cold air to talk about and it is coming as we show you what is going on. i think somebody accidently pressed the button for us. we have light snow across the great lakes. some of it heavier at times. so saturday morning we are going
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it will feel like 18 in syracuse. indianapolis 8. raleigh feels like 13. sunday morning we are looking at colder weather. we may set records in boston, new york city, washington, d.c. as far south as raleigh. rest of the country we have sunshine. no problems in los angeles. you have plenty of sunshine, 87 >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we have cloud and scattered snow showers and snow squalls to deal with throughout the day, even at times with the breaks of sun in the overcast. out of snow showers and squalls, coating to an inch. temperatures this afternoon mid-20s to lower 30s. close to record lows by sunday morning. minus 1 this ns be. minus 7 in worcester. that's the story. look at the wind-chill sunday morning. minus 20 to minus 30 across the area. the bitter air continuing into monday morning.
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weather. a little romance is sponsored by smucker's. >> something special we are calling a little romance hoping to get you in the mood for love. hoda is here. >> i'm so excited about this little project y. spent the last few weeks working with long term couples all married over 50 years. i joined forces with michaelson. we will premiere our original video tomorrow. first i want you to meet some of the stars. >> so glad to see you. what a pleasure. >> reporter: i'm standing with couples who collectively
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successful marriage, no better experts for a few lessons on love. >> she was crossing the street. the guy i was with i said i'm going to marry her. he said what are you nuts? i was only 15. >> from that day on it seemed like nomatter where i went there he was. he was a pain in the neck, to be honest with you. >> she wore high heels and a tight dress. my eyes went out of my head. >> i go back and my grand mother said what did he charge you. he said give it back. >> the worst mistake a grand mother made. >> back to the lion's den. i said to her i will return your money if you have lunch with me. >> i said come on, i'll take you for a ride. car. >> now tell them what the car
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>> an old plymouth. and i says i'm not letting this one go. it's a ride. >> she had her cocktail in her hand and hair was a beautiful burgundy deep red. >> did you feel something special right away? >> no. >> not even close. >> he bought me a solid bunny this big and he proposed. who can resist that? >> one night he come home and said i decided i love you. >> that was romantic. >> i said to him, i'm not sure i like you. >> i found myself on one knee. i remember what are you doing? what are you saying?
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>> what did you say? >> i said yes. >> how do you make a marriage last 50 plus years? >> never have gone to bed mad. >> i'm not saying we never had fights. i didn't get out of bed and leave the bed, but i would go on the living room couch and next thing you know he is on the floor next to me and we say this is ridiculous. >> i found out if you say yes dear you are right. i know he is wrong but eventually -- >> i apologize. >> i still see him as the sexiest most gorgeous man there is. >> is she delusional or what? >> romance takes different forms. >> i think it gets better with age. >> if you fall i will always pick you up after i stop
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>> i'm glad it worked out. 61 years. >> so cute. >> something all the couples had in common was a great sense of humor and each couple one person was the audience and one person was kind of the star. one always let the other do the talking and you can see why it worked out. there is more tomorrow. invited to see the amazing couples and 30s other in this out of the world celebration thrown by the knot all part of a new music video we are premiering tomorrow on "today." >> fun. >> you wrote that line. adorable. we are keeping the romance going here in the orange room with kickoff of our smucker's celebrates today. we are helping people bring in
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today christina and her husband have been married for 16 sweet years. this is a before and after of her parents. they have been together for 24 years. look at them. exactly the same. rich and margie have been hanging in there for 65 years together this month. and our plaza producer is hanging outside celebrating with a few happy couples who decided to share this beautiful day, their anniversary with us this morning hanging out bouquets. happy anniversary to all of these couples and you can keep sharing your lovely pictures as scrambling about getting reservations for valentine's day. we have the recipe to serve the passion.
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>> this is 7 news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. we're getting a check of the forecast with chris lambert. it's 8:27 on your thursday. >> sarah: good morning christa. >> chris: 8:27. aa little patchy light snow breaking out in metro west. sudbury, stowe, hudson and ayer, we have system light snow. we'll continue this theme of scattered snow showers and snow qualls throughout the day. occasionally a few spots, a coating to an inch. temperatures in the 20s to lower 30s. look at the wind-chill values. by sunday morning, air temperatures below zero. wind chills minus 20 to minus to 30. >> christa: a truck driver seriously injured in a bad crash
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this big rig slam intag a bridge abutment. the impact ripped part of the rig open. the driver was flown to a hospital in worcester. a 65-year-old man suffering from a fractured leg and bruises after he was run down by a driver trying to get away from police. surveillance video in woburn shows the man on the hood of the car. the driver was not stopping. police are searching for the suspect who is also wanted for assaulting an officer. and a string of thefts at boston university. thieves swiping expensive canada goose jackets. the winter weather coats are being stolen from common areas on campus and in the gyms. a canada goose jacket can cost between $700 up to $1,300. stay warm out, there everybody. we'll see you for "toda flonase allergy relief nasal spray. this changes everything.
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>> 8:39 on this thursday morning, february 11, 2016. you know that song you're as cold as ice. it is as cold as ice. >> it really is. foreigner, the guy with the song are here for special throwback thursday performance. >> urgent emergency. get it. >> a little mental workout courtesy of brain games. >> plus fashion week in new york
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started with big trends that you'll want to stock with stuff in your closet. an ideal valentine's day recipe. the ingredient passion fruit. >> i love passion fruit. >> that is a good nickname. >> tell us how cold it is. >> my little kiwi. >> very cold. i'll show you what we got going on my little kumquat. my little welcome mat. wet weather on friday as we get into the weekend. snow around the great lakes. saturday the cold air is everywhere in the east. it is going to be brutal. we have more wet weather in the pacific northwest. sunday we are watching a big storm system that is going to bring snow to the upper plains and icy mix to mid mississippi river valley. more wet weather and snow and
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that's what is going on >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we have cloud and scattered snow showers and snow squalls to deal with throughout the day, even at times with the breaks of sun in the overcast. out of snow showers and squalls, coating to an inch. temperatures this afternoon mid-20s to lower 30s. close to record lows by sunday morning. minus 1 this ns be. minus 7 in worcester. that's the story. look at the wind-chill sunday morning. minus 20 to minus 30 across the area. the bitter air continuing into monday morning. >> and that is your latest weather. thank you very much. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel has been covering the middle east for the last two decades. he opens up about his
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then all hell broke loose." this is your calling, i think. this seems to be what you were put on this earth to do. >> to be a foreign correspondent. >> tell the stories from foreign regions. you write this almost like a love story. >> in a sense it is a love story. i get married and have a baby. there is a theory about what happens in the middle east. and the theory is that there was a status quo and the status quo got broken and now we are in a period of chaos. i tell it first-hand. and i love the people that i meet and sometimes i hate the people that i meet. it's the history of the last 20 years in the middle east. >> on the one hand the dynamic of what is going on in the region. the other hand there is this job you do that i consider to be almost a journalistic equivalent of a first responder.
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and i don't respond to stories. i think that is what a lot of people think that i do, that i'm sitting here in new york in a suit and the phone rings and i get on the plane and go. we live in the region. i have lived in the middle east for 20 years. we are always there. we are always meeting people, discussing the stories, meeting the contacts. >> you understand the context of things. >> and we are living it. we are feeling the experience along with the people. >> here is what you write about covering the wars in iraq. you said nbc never pressured me to stay i liked the baghdad bureau and was willing to keep coming back just as police and fire sirens reminders new yorkers they were home the sound of car bombs reminded me i was in baghdad. i was like a battered wife who couldn't leave the man abusing. >> i went to baghdad and didn't
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i don't think anyone knew the war would drag on as long as it did. i went there with a suitcase and ended up staying five years living in a hotel that sometimes was bombed. i lost a lot of friends. i lost some colleagues. i wanted to see it out even though it was painful. i wanted to see how this very transformative event, how it would play out. yes, i was interested and i felt like i couldn't leave. it was a sort of addiction. >> you also write about 2012 and the year you and your team were kidnapped in syria. as harrowing an experience you can possibly have how did it change you? >> i think on a personal level it made me appreciate being alive more. i think it made me appreciate what is important in life. as i said right at the top i just got married.
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that was something that i thought a lot about when i lost my freedom, when i thought i was going to die. i thought i love my career. i love my job and i'm still doing it, but it is important to have some sort of balance. it is almost like people who get a terrible illness and are lucky enough to recover how they can have that spirit of life where food tastes better and the drink tastes a little cooler. >> fascinating stories that you tell and you cover stories so that. >> thanks for having me on. always a pleasure to be here and to do the stories for the "today" show. >> the book is called "and then all hell broke loose." up next brain games. savannah and i will try not to embarrass ourselves in a matchup
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8:38 in a thursday morning. >> jason sylva is host of "brain games" which kicks off a season on sunday. every time he drops by -- >> he embarrasses us. >> we demonstrate how slow witted we are. we still have more to learn about the brain. >> the most complicated object in the universe. this year we shot internationally. we went all over the world. the episodes are now an hour long. it is deeper and more immersive. >> where did you find the smartest people? >> i think right here on the "today" show. >> what are you going to put us through today? >> this -- think of this as a ghost. you have 20 seconds to move one stick and change the direction that the goat is facing.
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let's pull the counter. >> to change the direction. >> you only get to move one stick. >> these two attached. >> count down begins now? >> how long? >> 20 seconds. >> i can only touch one stick. >> just move one. it should be the same figure but facing a different direction. >> i hate this. >> that is a goal post. >> time is up. >> so let's go back to how it was. again, you can move one to change the direction. >> is this a thing that a 4 year old would know instantly? >> probably. the goat is facing that way. most of us are thinking he should be facing that direction. what if we think outside the box
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different direction facing upwards. you move this one over here. >> >>. >> you could have given me 20 minutes and i would never have gotten that. >> we tend to want to stick it in the same. what we are going to do now is pull up a sentence on the screen. you guys have ten seconds to count how many fs are in the sentence. >> count the f bombs. >> we have ten seconds, go. >> and time is up. >> how many fs? >> three. >> five. >> that's pretty good. the answer is six.
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the reason why -- we will pull up the answer. >> it's on the screen here. >> the ofs. >> the two ofs are the smallest words of the sentence. we tend to not see the smallest words in a sentence because we are so quick to look at the full meaning. >> i didn't count any. >> that's why most people get four. it is six. >> your brain is conditioned to ignore small words. >> you look at the meaning as quickly as possible and you decide what it says. >> to show you how we do that all the time i will pull up a sentence with scrambled words and you will be able to read what it says. read that out loud. >> similarly your mind is reading this automatically without you thinking about it. >> completely scrambled letters yet you can extrapolate the meaning. >> i feel better. >> you guys are doing great.
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now, you know how they say once you learn to ride a bike you never forget. this is a special bike where we flipped the gears. when you veer left it goes right. when you veer right it goes left. >> why would you build a bike like that? >> to show you how you have mental maps and created a neurconnection of how to ride a bike but a simple switch will become much more difficult to do so. >> i would think so. >> you want togive it a shot? >> okay. >> i think this is really important. what happens if you don't do anything inwill it go straight? >> when you think you are going straight you are still doing a bunch of microturns just to keep it in balance. so it is not going to be intative. keep in mind you go left or right. >> one inch and it went that way. >> try to aim for that monitor
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>> this is impossible. the second you correct it it goes in the opposite direction. >> your intuition is completely backwards. >> it's impossible. >> we gave this to somebody for two weeks in order to remap their neuro connection and were able to learn. if you put a lot of practice you make the switch. >> you want to try? i'm good. thank you so much. that was fun. new season of "brain games" premieres sunday. a fashion week preview.
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fashion week gets underway today here in new york city. what are the hottest trends hitting the run way? here to share insider secrets are co host of fashion police on a. >> e. >> and fashion correspondent for e news. good morning to you. no idea where that came from. you guys what do you think are the big trends? >> for me the big trends are clunky shoes. >> we have seen it on dakota johnson like a very big thing right now. lots of that. >> i love that. >> exaggerated silhouette. >> you don't want to wear a tent.
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florals you think will be big on the run way. >> we have been see ag lot of celebs wearing floral. bold florals. i chose this very romantic floral and paired it with denim so you can see a nice modern way to wear it. it is nice little ruffle adds a little bit. >> i like it with the jeans. very cute. >> thank you so much. >> next you chose lingerie inspired dresses. >> something to show a lot in the spring run ways all about a slip dress. this is a really easy way to wear it. >> i love the idea of a big jacket over the top. a very versatile piece. >> you put the jacket over it and you don't feel too exposed.
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>> let's talk about accessories cht you say fringe is in. >> crazy about fringe. here we have a fringe bag, a nice way to add texture to your outfit. i love it with this little striped top. the bag is by candies. kate hudson loves the fringe bag. it's a nice way to do bohemian but fresh and model. >> emily has the braids going. >> we are seeing this on everybody right now. braids are a great way to keep hair up and look fresh and clean. >> thank you so much. and you are looking for the bomber jacket. >> this is going to be street wear inspired look.
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they are inspired by street wear, very luxury run ways. super cute way to wear it. we have jeans here. >> i can't help but notice the gorgeous lip. bright red orange color. >> no eye makeup. >> thank you so much. have fun this week. you can catch up on all things fashion every night on e news and look for special fashion week edition next week. the perfect valentine's day
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all this week on "today" we are serving up a dose of lamore in honor of valentine's day with food to get you in the mood. brazilian chef is going to help you sweeten things up in the kitchen. nice to have you here. we are making sea food and fruit, why do you like it? >> it is a very brazilian recipe. passion fruit is a delicious ingredient to add in sea food dishes and goes wonderful with salmon.
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let's take a look at our ingredient board here. >> what kind of salmon do you like to use? >> i like to use any kind of salmon that you prefer. i like atlantic salmon. >> what do we do? >> first we were going to -- we sprinkle with salt and pepper and put a little bit of oil. >> that goes in there. >> after we put salt and pepper and the oil in it. 275. >> starts to come apart. while it is cooking we make the sauce. >> it's pretty easy. for those who don't know passion fruit.
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inside. we are going to make passion fruit puree. >> scoop that out. >> we scoop it out here and we are going to add a little bit of water. >> i'll help you there. >> all of this. >> you have about five in there. so we just -- three times, four times would be good. then you strain it. >> you don't want all those little bits in there. >> we don't. you just want to get the flavor out of this. there you go. once that is strained we are going to go over to our onion. >> i will go this way. guys, have you tried this yet? >> love that. >> continuing with this sauce. >> we are going to cook onion
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oil. the reason i use canola oil keeps butter from burning. >> you can use the combination of the two. >> so you cook for four minutes until trans lucent. after that we go ahead and you are going to add some dark brown sugar. and this is what we just made. you add and then you cook for just a few minutes until that sugar melts. once it starts we are going to add the nice velvety taste like a beautiful consistency.
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let's plate this up. >> how do you like the combination of flavors? >> i love it. >> could you replace yogurt? >> you can replace yogurt. or in brazil we use -- when i first moved here i had a hard time finding it so that is when i started making this recipe. >> pour the sauce over. this is what it looks like over here. thank you so much. this looks delicious.
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