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good morning. super saturday. high stakes presidential contests in south carolina and nevada today. donald trump poised to win south carolina while making yet another con row version statement at a rally. >> he took 50 bullets and he dipped them in pis blood. >> ted cruz slamming the frontrunner. >> easy to say let's make
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you can even print that on a baseball cap. >> marco rubio hoping to become the establishment candidate on the day he could knock his one-time mentor jeb bush out of the race. meanwhile, on the democratic side, hillary clinton's huge lead over bernie sanders in nevada, gone. that race too close to call. >> i have a feeling, folks, we're going to make history tomorrow. we're going to win in nevada. >> as bill clinton comes to his wife's defense. >> hillary's opponent talked about how bad i have been. >> we're live with both races. and direct hit. a massive cyclone hitting the island of fiji today. the top winds hitting over 177 miles per hour.
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the u.s. women's national soccer team easily beating trinidad in tobago in the tournament. that means they have punched their ticket for rio. today, saturday, february 20th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and welcome to "today" on this saturday morning. i'm craig melvin. >> and i'm sheinelle jones alongside dylan dreyer. erica has the day off. >> i spent the week crossing the state. we did columbia and lexington and low country in charleston. few things clear. few undecided votes left there. and people are sick of the campaign calls. >> and dylan and i were in las vegas. you cannot watch tv. >> i was gambling. you were watching television.
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you can chop it with a knife. >> you can feel it. let's get to the top story. two big votes in the race for primary. open. donald trump is expected to win easily there, but for the rest, there's a heated battle to finish in the top three. for democrats, it is nevada. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are virtually in a dead heat there. that state caucuses later today. we have full coverage on both sides this morning, including an interview in the next hour with senator marco rubio. let's start this morning with nbc's hallie jackson covering hallie, good morning. >> reporter: hey, craig. good morning. we are heading into the final push for the first in the south primary where nearly every candidate has something to prove. this morning on this voting day, it is donald trump raising eyebrows with controversial comments. this morning as republicans blanket the state, the state of
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donald trump on top, but raising eyebrows at a south carolina rally last night. this time for telling a story about general john pershing to kill a century ago. >> i dipped 50 bullets in pig's blood and they shot 49 of those people. the 50th person, he said you go back to your people and you tell them what happened. >> reporter: according to the rumor tracking web site, there is no evidence it ever happened. trump's comments coming the same day over the remarks on iraq. >> i was againstr: after highlighting his position on the iraq war, new interviews suggest something different. with howard stern before the war. >> are you for invading iraq? >> i guess so.ox news confirming this interview took place after
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standpoint standpoint. >> reporter: the trump campaign responded. quote, mr. trump did not say he supported the war. he commented on the execution invasion from a military standpoint one day after it began. now with his comments on ted cruz hitting back. >> easy to say let's make america great again. you can even print that on a baseball cap. super pac supporting cruz with robo calls about the confederate flag. campaigning with phil robertson. >> imagine phil robertson as ambassador of the united >> reporter: marco rubio joined by south carolina governor nicki halley il ley haley.
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for quote dirty tricks from cruz today. the two in a ferocious fight for jeb bush not far behind. his mother by his side. >> it's amazing. 90 years old. still going strong. >> reporter: in bush country, he is hoping't be his last stand. john kasich isn't even in south carolina today. he is in new england looking ahead to the primaries there. ben carson hoping herprise folks in this state. it is still donald trump in the headlines and in the editorialeekend. "the wall street journal" as trump to release the tax returns before super tuesday on march 1st. >> hallie carolina. thank you. and to the democrats in the virtual dead heat with hillary clinton and bernie sanders. today is caucus day in the at once looked to be an easy
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we have nbc's kristen welker >> reporter: sheinelle, good morning. to put this in gambling terms, hillary clinton once had a straight flushw the vermont senator will have a winning hand. these caucuses will have an effect for the rest of the country. it comes down to turn inton and bernie sanders making closing arguments in nevada friday night. >> i have a feelings, folks, we're going to make ow we're going to win here in nevada. >> we have a lot of work to do my friends. i think it is a privilege to do ut we have to do it together. >> reporter: with the race deadlocked, they spent the final few days chris crossing the courting latinos and african-americans. all critical to winning here. >> guess what?
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election. one of the more consequential >> reporter: and the campaign is heating up. hillary clinton accusing sanders of not being a democrat.he president. he loves her and all that stuff. we know what that is all about. that is trying to win support with the african-american community. >> reporter: bill clinton getting into the game after sanders criticized his aspects of his >> that campaign has been remarkably fact free. >> reporter: nevada was supposed to be an after thought for e double digit lead evaporated to 1%. and jeff rahlston telling andreatchell. >> it could go either way. that is why you see all this
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>> reporter: clinton picked up from congress member james clyburne. it could help here in nevada. if clinton loses here, it would be a devastating loss the heels of new hampshire. if sanders loses, it raises question about his ability to raise the back to you. thank you. >> and elise jordan and harold ford are here now nbc ntributor contributors. thanks for being with us. let's start with donald trump in south carolina. hallie mentioned he described the american general more than a century agof muslims. this is what he said. >> he took 50 bullets and he dipped and
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and he lined up the 50 people and they shot 49 of those and the 50th person he said you go back to your people and you tell them what happened. and for 25 years there wasn't am. >> again, donald trump talking about this american general. over in the philippines.rump hurling insults on the trail. now repeating online this is consistent with his campaign. celebrating on 9/11 were muslims. no one can point to facts toup. the question is how does he fare today? you want rubio to do well. you want kasich to do well.ake cruz and trump on. >> what does it look like?
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not a if cruz and trump split 70% of the vote and the remaining with is a problem for the establishment surging with haley. >> and what happens to trump's campaign if he comes in second or third? considering he is all about >> i think it is a really terrible outcome for trump if that happens. who knows? unreliable. they are done with landlines and phones and half of the people in south carolina are wireless going forward, we have to see if cruz is who i actually am concerned with. if he doesn't do well inna, not necessarily number one, but strong second, he will have trouble in the s.e.c. outhern states.
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we saw jeb bush trot outin the low country. he had his mother come ampaigning yesterday.e stops in south carolina where his father and brother won. if he does not finish well, what happens?ave to think about getting out. and he needs to persuade his donors he should have a shot in the next set of states. is hard to imagine governor bush can convince his donors. south carolina is a great state for the bush he brought in his mom and brother. he was hoping he would get the haley endorsement. that increases the pressure. >> he said he was disappointed. he spent almost $100 million so far. >> he still has a lot of money left in that pac. he could sustain it longer.
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get out and open up a lane for someone else. >> and let's talk about the democrats. nevada was considered the western firewall forton, if you will. this morning, she is in a dead heat. we were talking behind the scenes this morning. you talk about sports analogies andw powerful that can be. let's bring in bernie sanders here. he gets this and if this happens, does he have the his through? >> it is horrible for hillary if bernie wins nevada. that is panic for the clintongn. the campaign has been there longer. i think hillary ultimately will prevail there, but it will be close. not a total >> elise and harold, thank you. >> i need that barber's name in south carolina. >> i will send it to you, my thank you, both. family and friends say good-bye to the late supreme court justice antonin scalia.
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few hours after his service to was honored on friday. nbc's pete williams is in washington with more. pete, good morning. justice scalia's fine uneral at thehe national shrine of the immaculate conception. the casket was carried past the former law clerks and into the of the supreme court. more than 4,000 people filed past to say their final good-byes after waiting in long wrapped around the building. so long, the court had to say open extra time.a and mrs. obama passed by honoring the casket. and a prayer was said at the court friday morning for members of the family andght justices. he will celebrate the mass at the funeral and burial which is a private ceremony.s president
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directly to republican leaders telling them he intends to move ahead with the e senate democratic leader says it could take a month to name that nominee. at the funeral today, all eight of the supreme court justices will attend along with twod justices. john paul stevens and david sutter. >> thank you, pete. the island nation of has been slammed by a major cyclone. wind speeds are near 180 miles an hour with gusts of nearly that is equal to a category five hurricane. the capital city is reporting the power is out. the government declared a state he next 30 days as its 900,000 residents
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the most grave kind. and affluenza teen ethan will face a adult court after the probation violation. he fled to mexico which is af probation after he killed four people in a drunk driving crash four years joseph dylan french is described as armed and dangerous. this security video captures the female officer over the head. he then grabbed her gun and tried to shoot her. she says that gun. french has been in juvenile custody before. let's talk about the weather now. dylan is here with the check of the forecast. can we talk about with that wind in chicago? >> yes. it's the windy city, but this took it to -- >> another level.
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the poor thing can't stand in winds like that. southwest douglas park with r winds. a category one hurricane has winds up to 74 miles per hour. you see glass buildings. trees toppled. power was out in several areas. it was a windy day with the wind warnings in effect. now we will start to see a bit. look at the jet stream. this is more like what you see in april or may. way up to the north. allowing temperatures to warm up almost the entire country will see temperatures above average today. in the areas in the plains and midwest, 20 to 30 degrees above erage. dallas should hit 80 today. springfield, 78. nashville, 67. that is 13 degrees above average. this spreads ington, d.c., 63 degrees today. we are close to 60 in new york city later this afternoon. we stay in the 50s through the midwest as we go through the
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est forecast. >> dylan, thank you. >>e and the federal government. the feds say the tech company is refusing the request because the company is worried about its bottom line. has more. >> reporter: the balance with
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core of the dispute withhe federal government. friday before giving the opportunity to respond, federal prosecutors argued a judge should force the tech giant to a program to crack syed rizwan farook's iphone. senior executives are calling the order a dangerous precedent. likening any nuclear bomb that in the wrong hands could threaten the privacy of millions. >> it is just one phone now, but if you build that others will come looking for it and you cannot control those people and when they use it for good purposes. >> reporter: but prosecutors call that an overstatement. apple could maintain the software and does not require a back door or hack its saying the refusal is concerned for its business model and
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experts say the brand hinges on and the company needs to fight the order to protect profits. all while billionaire candidate donald trump calls >> let apple open up the phones so we find out where these threats are coming from. i said boycott apple until they do em. who cares? >> reporter: the case already under way in the court of public opinion. for "today," steve n, nbc news, los angeles. virgin has rolled out its new spacecraft with sir richard branson leading the way.ty was unveiled. the craft is designed to take tourists to the edge of the the first spacecraft broke apart during a test flight in 2014.
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the u.s. women's soccer team is going to the rio olympics. the team clinched night at qualifying tournament. they won 5-0. they play for the tournament championship tomorrow. both teams know they arehe summer games. >> i don't think anyone ever seriously doubted team usa. a look back at the week's nd the 18-year-old arrested and accused of pretending to be a doctor. urging police officers to boycott beyonce's upcoming concert.
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n south carolina during the primaries.
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>> it will stay fantastic. 60s >> no excuses. >> when the weather is a mess, it matters. >> yes. keeps folks at home. still to come here onning on "today," catching you up on the medical headlines from the latest news about zika virus to america's growing problem with natalie's in the house. could a simple pencil be
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or you get eliminated now let's get in formation okay little controversy over beyonce's song "formation." why some police officers are calling for are back on this saturday morning, february 20th, 2016. look at these folks.
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we will head outside and say hi to them in a little bit. >> at least 20 degrees warmer than last weekend. >> i would say 60. >> a heat was 1 last weekend. >> it may as well be 90. here is what is making headlines on this saturday morning. a busy day for republicans and crats. making their final pushes on the primary and caucus day. republicans heading to the polls in south carolina forthere. coming up in the next half hour, we will talk live to senator marco rubio about how important today's primary is for him. jared federal appeals court for a shorter sentence. he was sentenced to 15 years for possessing child porn and payingnderage girls. the u.s. attorney's office has not commented. and talk about the tired feet. hundreds of people taking part states annual dance-athon.
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yesterday. the day won't stop for 46 hours. the 700 dancers cannot they cannot sit during that time. all for a good cause. the money raised benefits pediatric cancer at the hershy'sildren's hospital. let's start with the recap of the headlines. >> from the big talk on theil and the latest on other stories. here's what caught our attention. >> the sound you're hearing is the sound of screams coming from washinnbc's latest national poll showing there's a new frontrunner for the presidential nomination. this as trump spins latest critics. >> a person who builds walls and not bridges is not
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dead heat in nevada. and clinton gets booed foranders at a town hall. >> he doesn't even know what the last two democratic presidents did. and you know what? well, it's true.eral down. >> two months after the terror attack that left 14 dead in san bernardino, the iphone used by one of the killers has giant apple against the fbi. >> with investigators unable to unlock the popular 5 c like this one, the federal judge orderedo create new software to unlock the iphone. >> and tim cook says if it creates the software and it fell in the wrong hands, it unlock any iphone. and a tornado touching down near the rural town of century, florida. to in the east.
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lots of it. fueled by el nio as part of the massive system spanning miles up the east coast. >> and in florida, an 18-year-old out on bail after he was arrested and accused of pretending to be a d. board exam. i'm not trying to be one. no. >> he does insist he has listed valid credentials. >> i went into steps to t become where i am now. >> an investigation launched in january after a patient said he stole checks from her and forging them for nager would not comment on the accusations in detail. the 58th annual grammy awards celebrated the music'st stars. kendrick lamar taking home best rap album and getting a standing o that paid tribute to the black lives matter but a highly anticipated
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by audio i believe my heart had >> i was embarrassed to wake up the next morning and people saying we still love you. i said i didn't ask you still love me. the german short hair. >> the new top dog. >> a german short hairedalifornia best in show. the 3-year-old beat out 2,700 other dogs. >> pretty dog. >> you were at the was on the red carpet before watching every a-list star walk by me. >> gaga did not? >> she did. she was dressed in her david bowie. to be ten feet from her was incredible. >> you see why sees a star. you see a person and they"it" factor. >> she oozed.
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>> i watched said the microphone fell on the piano strings. that made it sound like a guitar and out of her voice. i'm sensitive to that. she's adele. and she still did an amazing job. >> absolutely. >> we still love her. although she doesn't 's get another check of the forecast. >> okay. couple of scattered showers and storms possible through the ohio that's it. you see the specs of green? the scattered showers. we will seestronger storms later today. lightning. not a lot of severe weather. a marginal risk as this cold front moves to the east.l temperatures down. ahead of it, the very gusty winds like what we saw in chicago yesterday. elsewhere, we are looking at temperatures to be about 15 to 30 degrees above average. 60s up the east coast.
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temperatures will be above average pretty much everywhere and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. just ahead, have you ever noticed you and yourys seem to get sick when your kid does? there may be a scientific and why ronda rousey is apologizing for a with the pain and swelling
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good morning. super saturday. all eyes on nevada and south carolina today with two high stakes presidential contests ines. republicans already at the polls. democrats preparing to caucus inater today. so much at stake in nevada. while in south carolina, it's an
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the polls.e to republican candidate senator marco rubio. direct hit. a huge cyclone equal to ae hurricane makes landfall on fiji. the monster storm packing winds of more than 175 miles per hour. the entire area under a state of it will be hours before the full scope of the damage can be seen. and girls with goals. a big win for team usa beating trinidad and tobago 5-0 at the olympic qualifying tournament. that means the ladies are headed to the olympics.bruary 20th, 2016. all you have to go and make meou >> trip from maryland. >> it's my birthday. >> happy birthday. >> running the central park nd it's her birthday. >> is it a he or a she?
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>> it's my firstyork and we're from rhode island. >> i'm turning 9 in new york. >> welcome back to saturday morning. a growing crowd on the plaza. >> it feels like april. >> we will get out there in a right now, the polls are open in south carolina. that state, of course, near perfect in picking the eventual gop nominee. >> no doubt about for both south carolina with the republican primary and nevada for the democratic caucuses. we have you covered on both sides. in a moment, we will candidate senator marco rubio. first with hallie jackson with the republican race. >> good morning. 40 people have come through here in the last hour as candidates get ready for the push in the
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he is raising eyebrows with controversial comments. a story he told at a rally about general john pershing shooting muslims with bullets coated in pig's blood. >> he said he took 50 bullets dipped them in pig's blood and they shot 49 of those people and the 50th person he said you go people and you tell them what happened. and for 25 years, there wasn'tm. >> trump trying to make a point about military toughness. rumor tracking web site nd no evidence to support the story happened. trump amping up attacks after the position on israel.o fight off marco rubio for the second place position.
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supporters of potential dirty tricks from cruzhen guys, you have jeb bush hoping south carolina will not be his last stand as we look sheinelle. >> hallie, thank you. >> senator marco rubio is in south carolina this morning. he exclusive "today" show interview. good morning, sir. >> good morning. >> as we just heard, donald trump yesterday, last nightouth carolina making the nts about the general rounding up muslims and shooting them in pig's blood. what do we make the of >> it is bizarre. i'm sure people were offended. that. that's not what the united states is about. it is doubtful that ever
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so, look, we're in a very weird year here. whatever they want in politics today and there seems to be no accountability. we will focus on our message. we will have a debate over this issue in the next few e presidency is a serious job. especially now more than ever. i hope we can focus on the serious aspect of it and not the. >> with that said, evangelicals are a large voting block in south carolina. yet, donald trump is leading in the polls. what is your trump is leading the evangelicals and what is your message to them? >> first of all, let's see what happens today. that's the poll that who cares what somebody said years ago. you ask about evangelical voters.ters care about the freedom and live out the teachings of our faith.
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security. they also work. they have young children and young adults in their family. they care about the cost of going to college and healthverything else that matters. everyone. we will return to the principles of limited government and freend strong national defense defense. if we do that, america has a chance to be better than it has ever been. the first americans to leave our kids worse off than enator, jeb bush, you know his brother campaigned for him in the low country. he had his mother campaigning for him as well. he finished sixth in lost endorsement of governor haley. how is it that you beat and knock him out of the race
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>> we don't deal with that. that's not the way we deal with i have tremendous admiration for the bush family and him. i'm not in this race tofrom winning. i'm in this race because i want to be president of the united states. you can go on my web site you can see why i'm running. i wish him the best. i still have tremendous personal respect and affd his family. he is a great governor of florida and great man. we will see how it turns out today. >> senator, a lot of folks talking about the endorsement you picked up from governor haley and tim scott as well. you have a lot of republicans backing you. if you don't finish in the top two in the palmetto state, is that for your campaign? >> no, i think we need to remember this is a crowded field. there are six people running
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that is usually not the ime you get to south carolina, four years ago, everyone knew it was down to mitt romney and newt gingrich.u have five full-time campaigns and john kasich has been in and out of the state and he was second in new h very different election from any other year. we saw that after new hampshire. we will see a bit after south i think once you get the race down to two or three people, you will have a much clearer more traditional campaign. until then, states likee important. for a lot of people, it is about whether you can go on. we are leaving here tonight and bend nevada tomorrow. we feel good about the weeks to come. >> senator marco rubio in columbia, south carolina. senator, thank you for your time. good luck. >> thank thank you. let's turn to the democrats
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sanders are running neck and neck. the stakes are so have kristen welker with more. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. secretary clinton and sanders spending millions courting african-american voters and latinos. has evaporated. clinton topping sanders by 48% to 47%. friday night, both candidates made theirments. >> 10, 20, 30 years from now, people will look back on in nevada and say this was the beginning of the political revolution. >> so let's go caucus tomorrow. let's get on the path.s election. let's make sure our country stays on the path of progress
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state would be critical for clinton to regain momentum from the loss in new a win for sanders, could prove he is competitive in larger diverse states. sheinelle and craig. >> kristen, thank you. a state of emergencythe island nation of fiji as cyclone winston makes landfall. the storm is packing gusts and high waves with the power of the cat five hurricane. cell phone videos shows be battered. a judge refused to delay the deposition of bill cosby's wife. the deposition is part of thease against bill cosby by seven women who claimed he defamed fraternity at buffalo state college suspended over a possible hazing death there.
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death of the 21-year-old student to determine if somethingk during a hazing ritual was to blame. because of the death, the alpha has been suspend by the school. let's get a check of the weather with dylan. >> maybe southern florida with ature. you see the jet stream off to the north. the next storm system developing through the midwest as temperatures in the 70s. we are looking in the northeast the 50s and 60s. we will see the next storm system drag in the warmer air. it will be rain up and down the east coast. here it is getting together the rockies into monday. we will start to see it produce rain and severe storms along the gulf coast.
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and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. now to a story of highway robbery. some new video shows thihe big trucks. it turns out there are safety concerns with what they are stealing inside because it would wind up in your medicine cabinet or table.freedman from kxas in dallas has more. scott, good morning. >> reporter: craig, good morning. just one stole especially trailer full of cargo to thieves $1 million for more. we have exclusive video showing
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it is costing us money and w struggling to keep up. along the america's highways. 18 wheelers have become million dollar targets for a newof bandits fueling a massive black market industry. >> they are running a business. the business is to steal the reporter: a business so big the bad guys now have warehouses that look like walmart. >> all the stuff you want for christmas is what they ter: police in grand prairie, texas discovered the shipping center run by a suspected cargo theft ring.oft drinks and other popular products taking by an organized group accused of stealing by truck. others break into trailers. in the video from insurance, thieves use a bolt cutter and crack open the lock and go shopping in search of items they can sell. >> these folks are >> reporter: investigator
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a truckload of stolen stolen diet supplements. the most popular are beverages and food. investigators intercepted stolennd for a black market. >> those who steal it, do they care about the date it expires? >> reporter: experts say stolen food and drugs are often sold online and at mom & pop stores putting at risk. companies that lose cargo pass on the cost charging consumers higher prices. the worst hot spots are los geles, dallas, chicago, miami. despite the big losses across the country. most states do not have a statewide cargo theft task many local police departments
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special training to work cargo cases. >> there is low risk that you will get caught in some jurisdiction. >> reporter: so companies are turning to low jack. from a command center. >> reporter: using technology to track the truck if it veers from its route. and bait trailers wired with cameras to catch crookstion. >> the best thing you can do is keep the cargo moving. >> and on the road, truckers are avoiding extra stops. >> i'm looking for suspiciouses that may have been following me for quite a while. >> reporter: a problem along most major highways costing billions. >> we have to start somewhere. we haveproblem. >> investigators tell us some cargo thieves stake out
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them to make a stop. others break into cargo yards like this on weekends or at other times when business is slow. in one example in targeted a single trailer of amazon packages worth $2.5 million. fascinating story. scott, thank you. it is like somebody out of a mob movie. >> it is scary for the driver. who knew? up next here on "today" on saturday morning, the latest on the zika virus and how you can
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step on up and ask your doctor about diabetic nerve pain. s morning in "today's" roundup, we have not heard a lot about zika virus, but should we be concerned?atalie azar with the medical headlines. >> good morning, sheinelle. >> let's talk about the zika no zika mosquitoes found in the u.s. yet. where in the u.s. would the virus travel to? >> the people most in danger for becoming exposed to it are the people who will live in the gulf coasts. florida, gulf coast, you can see it on the map southeastern united states. this map is interesting. it extends further up in the there are two mosquitoes that can transmit.
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the one in the gulf coast. another one that actually does go up a bit it can also transmit zika, but not nearly as efficiently as the>> what about couples trying to conceive? >> the counsel we have been giving people based on cdc or women trying to become pregnant, they should think about restricting travel to the virus transmission is ongoing. the bigger question with no definite answer is how long the zika virus can live and possibly and stay in a man's sperm. that is the concern of the couples trying to conceive if the man had a condom for the duration of the pregnancy. >> i under estimated this. millions of men arestosterone replacement
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$5 billion a year in the market. do these therapies work? >> is interesting. we got the nih studies. we got results from 3 of 7 ongoing studies. the one we are talking aboutooked at three outcomes. that is physical function, vitality and sexual function. they found that replacing gel for one year did improve sexual function in men. not dramatically, but little effect on physical function and it did improve mood a bit. study was too short to draw long term conclusionsneral ability of it. this is the first really well designed trials to look at this since the institute of medicine in 2003. >> let's more on to something that applies to all of us. lack of sleep.
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>> guess where the state had the highest percentage of the best sleep? >> where? >> south dakota.e to south dakota. >> it's not here. >> i have to say if you are getting less than the recommended roughly seven hours for adults, the longcould include obesity, hypertension and diabetes. what can you do about that? two of the things i like most are keeping a keep that. day. don't do it right at night. if you are not asleep in 30 p and read a book. thank you, dr. natalie azar. it may be warmer today, but winter is not over yet. we have ideas to get youong nights. but first this is "today" on
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we are back on this saturday morning, february 20th, 2016. a lovely crowd out little warmer. >> a lot warmer. a lot warmer. >> we are last weekend in front of the fire pit. numb. >> you couldn't feel your face. >> this is good. >> this is a good crowd. birthdays. a triplet birthday. and said where is
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happy birthday nonetheless. married for 45 years. >> nice. >> still speaking to each other? >> craig, we have a sweet 16. right here. >> happy sweet 16. >> everybody goes awe. >> weood old days. so much to get to this this half hour. still to come, how pope ments is not the first time he or other folks have taken on politicians. we will lighten up and help you get over winter's last rio armstrong will help you. and cooking up a chicken dish with key ingredient n greed s to help you live longer. dylan has the forecast. it will be warmer across the country. we are looking at a nice day for the primary carolina. partly cloudy, temperatures 60s and 70s. no excuses. heading out to nevada,
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50s and 40s in some of the northern parts of the state. down south near las vegas, 75 degrees and sunshine. there is no rain to mess up ther caucuses. we have scattered showers and thunderstorms. especially this afternoon and overnight through st. louis illinois and western kentucky and tennessee. eastern half of the country, temperatures above average.
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we always see such lovely plaza. your's got messy. what happened this morning? >> it is a little chilly with coffee. >> you're with a crowd from >> yes. they are visiting us. >> i guess by florida standards, it is chilly. you picked a good morning. you should have been here last that was cold. guys. thank you. i just found out twitter is exploding. everybody wants to know where you got your leather hat. >> really? >> yeah.'t believe me? >> i'm sure my wife bought it. >> it's sharp as they say. >> thank you. that means a you. a lot of people are talking about pope francis and he is back at the vatican after the week long visit to mexico. while there, comments about donald trump. he is not the first pope to wade into political waters. nbc's anne thompson is atn city. >> reporter: good morning,
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the vatican is trying to tamp down the furor over the pope's comments. the attack. he did not mention trump by name. now like popes before the middle of the political debate. pope francis paid at the border as a pastor. but the words on sounded political to many. saying a person who thinks only about building walls and not bridges is not christian. >> for a religious question a person's faith is disgraceful. >> it wasn't pope francis's intention to get involved in that particular hink it was donald trump's reaction and other people's reaction is turn this into a political orter: they have a history of smiling, but clashing on policy.
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clinton abortion position and the republican for the second iraq war. benedict admonished president obama for supportingd stem cell research. and this past september, francis urged congress to take action on climate change. >> challenge -- >> reporter: it is not just american pe francis in 2014 here and last week, he said the church does not need princes.d this week showed anger over someone pulling him on a wheelchair over a person. fighting with the pope. >> reporter: after all, the pope's business is peace, not francis is on the record opposing walls or fences from
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you have the noise hush bluetooth earphone was a mike. you can keep your ears warm and music. >> and they're warm. >> this is available at the amazon electronic store. they are awesome. >> i want to keep them on. >> it looks and seasonal affectiveness disorder. the philips blu. it is great. and virtual reality is real. $99 for this. it is powered by an play a ton of games with the family or like i'm doing, i'm swimming under water. it makes me feel like i'm on a virtual as you move left to right?
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sharks and fish and top of the only $99. put your android phone in there. >> you never disappoint. thank you. >> thank you for having me. >> dylan, i feel you would likeese. >> i would like all of them, sheinelle. thank you very much. if it is too cold outside on a saturday night, plenty to do we have tara bench here. i love this for couples who just want to say t you can do with your spouse or boyfriend or significant other. it is a blanket fort. it is not just for you are home and having cabin fever, set up a tent. you can have a game e game tournament can go all year. you want snacks and mood lighting. make it fun. >> and if this teepee's
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>> spa outings are expensive.make your cuticle oil. you can do a facial and nails. >> you need favorite things. you have examples here. a girls night favorite things party. you can swap your favorite things gifts. everybody brings a gift and it. i would bring chocolate chip cookies. >> i love this thing. this is a shower foam. out like a gel. you mix it with water and it foams up. it has a nice scent. i steal my husband's in the >> we also have fun with the kids. >> get the family involved. you have bubble art. you mix paint and soap and blow. >> okay. >> put it on there.
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you can frame it. >> that is a great idea.hank you so much. craig, over to you. >> george to the rescue is here. although we have a month of winter left, it is not too soon to get house ready for george oliphant of george to the rescue. we have a quiz of what we should do to get ready. >> dylan says weekend. a lot of stuff you should do. should you clear out dead tree limbs or wait until spring? >> wait until >> wrong. do it before everything takes root. you want to clear it out now. especially on a beautifulards now. allow everything to grow up and be beautiful in the spring. question two, should you climb on the roof to inspect trouble >> inspect from the ground. >> what are you going to do when you get up there?
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bring binoculars. places you think there are trouble and bring in pros to fix. should you wait to clean the attic in the warmer months or >> now. >> you nailed it. that's what i'm talking about. most attics don't have air conditant to get up in the summer when it is hot and stifling. he heat and dust. >> bonus question. >> should you take your vents off the wall to clean or leave >> good question. take them off. >> leave them on. we will give you a tie. no reason to go unscrewing all of them and cleaningn get a spatula and butter knife. put a wet paper towel. go over with a vacuum. >> george, thank you so learned this morning. up next, a delicious chicken dish that could be the key to living longer. we are going to eat on this but first this is "today" on
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this morning in food is full of chicken that could help you live longer. mullen. thank for coming. >> we will make a free range we have natural anti-inflammatories here. tumeric and greens and garlic and shallots. all of these things mean we will live a long healthy life with delicious food. >> fry it. >> we will brown it in coconut oil which is a healthy fat.
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>> i washed my >> we have kosher salt and i'll have pepper. this is chinese fivewhat we do with this is brown it in coconut oil. i have some that is browned >> can you use coconut oil? >> it is a healthy fat to cook you are doing anything with high oil, it is really good. we have some browned already. the next thing is we will take it out of the pan with the coconut if you add the veggies in. shallots. >> they are not diced. >> we will let them ill braze out. >> look at the ladies. of they they are waiting for us to finish. >> they taste so fresh and not greasy.
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>> all of the spices. >> garlic. >> garlic is in.s this? >> it is a nice spice. the nice fenel. add that in. we will add the chicken back in. will deglaze. that is chinese rice wine this is the liquid from the mushrooms. that is really good for the immune system. use the liquid with chicken this is going to go for 25 minutes or so. you add the chicken back in and cover it. after 25 minutes, i'll add in green. we have a ton of bitter winter greens here.
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>> what about collards?ery knew nutritious. we just add in the greens and fresh ginger and turmeric. you can get turmeric. you get all of the nice aromatics. to longevity and long healthy life, one of the factors with a bit ofes on top. one of the things to reduce inflammatory foods. we have healthy anti-inflammatory ies here. you have a lot of stuff for good healthy gut. that's the foundation of our immune system. the greens will get that for the shallots and garlic. >> thank you. >> you need to come to my house. >> we have wine here as well. we know longer. >> it actually does.
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