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good morning. breaking overnight, fierce storms move up the east coast after slamming the south. >> took my truck up in the air and glass is coming in. >> a new round of tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia. heavy rain and high winds knock out power across the northeast and in the midwest a crippling blizzard. mitt romney jumps into the presidential fray taking on donald trump. >> i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. >> trump insist tlg is nothing there. when will he release his return? hurt and humiliated. erin
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father testified. >> she is terrified, depressed. >> and he said that secretly recorded video of her in a hotel left her a shell of herself. and hot pocket. an e-cigarette battery exploids in a man's pants catches them on fire. the warning being issued. today thursday, february 25, 2015. from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> back in the land of the living. >> it seems like a long time since i have seen you. it is nice to be out of my apartment. yes, i got a flu shot. we'll talk more about
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i'm amazed you touched me. >> me, too. let's start can the dangerous storms hammering the eastern half of the country. the death toll climbing to at least eight people. four of those died in virginia. >> more than 238,000 people without power from the carolinas to maine. this tuesday there have been at least 34 confirmed tornadoes. we have it all covered including the impact on travel. we'll start with miguel almaguer. >> reporter: the storm took at least eight lives. three were killed in this region alone. the storm went right through this community. it was a powerful and deadly system. another night of severe weather. in pennsylvania some 50 homes damaged. dangerous winds in new york city. in long island
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rushed to extinguish cars on fire and clear downed trees in neighborhoods. in washington, d.c. hammering hail. it was the smallest towns hit with the biggest damage. overnight rescues in virginia. some communities wiped off the maps as homes were destroyed. >> took my truck up in the air and glass was coming in. i thought the truck was going to turn over. >> reporter: frank rose witnessed the deadly swiser blow through waiverly, virginia. >> i saw roofs flying everywhere. what can you do? >> reporter: the wild weather claiming the lives of two men and a toddler tossed from a trailer 300 yards adding to the storm's death toll another man killed in south carolina when a gust of wind snapped a tree on to him. >> he was laying down and the tree was on top of him. he
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>> reporter: the powerful storm system battered the gulf coast. among the hardest hit, a trailer park in convent, louisiana where a tornado killed two and shredded 150 homes. >> it looked like a blender. >> reporter: some parts of florida reduced to rubble. more than 200,000 lost power. this morning while the storm is diminishing the scope of the damage is just being realized. later today virginia's governor will visit some of the hardest hit communities like this one while the storm system passed over in a matter of hours in places like this one it will take months to rebuild. >> oxford, north carolina. thank you. >> you might expect the airlines are feeling the effects of the severe weather. blake mccoy is at o'hare in chicago. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. airlines trying to hit the reset butt t
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than 2,000 flights were cancelled nationwide yesterday. the worst airport in the country for the cancellations right here at chicago's o'hare. winter's wallop dumping more snow overnight, more than a foot in some parts of northwest indiana. blizzard-like conditions cracking power lines leading to dierz warnings. >> it is terrible. it is going to get worse. stay home. the roads are ice underneath the snow. >> reporter: hundreds of accidents snarled traffic. thankfully no children aboard this school bus when it was sent sliding. chicago's two major airports became ground zero for cancellations. 1,300 flights cancelled wednesday in chicago alone. >> we actually changed our flight. we were supposed to leave at 1:30 today and then united contacted us and try to move it up. >> repor
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stretching across the country including syracuse, new york, where one airline bought pizza for this flight that had to be diverted because of the storm. we are seeing more than 300 flights cancelled this morning even though the worse of the weather moved out. it will take time to get things back to normal. >> got to work itself out of the system. let's turn to mr. roker for more on all of this. >> a really interesting situation developing along the north rock aaway coast. they are airlifting people who got stuck on a boat, a fishing boat, moments ago. the coast guard sent out a coast guard boat to try to rescue them. they went aground. the coast guard boat capsized. luckily all five members of the coast guard on that boat are okay. as y
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guard chopper rescuing people off that fishing vessel. that gives you an idea how bad this storm was. really amazing stuf the good news is the worst of the storm is over as far as the heavy winds and rain. we are still dealing with that but you can see heavy rain pushing off. what we are concerned now is what is behind it. colder air filring in. you can see snow developing. we won't call it a blizzard, but we will have wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour, poor visibility on i-75, i-80, parts of i-90. it is going to be a real mess traveling. snowfall amounts not the worse but the winds will calm down. that will give better visibility behind the front. temperatures are much milder. look at some of these accumulations we are looking at. cleveland two
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gary, pennsylvania four to seven. the good news is we have warmer weather coming, milder weather but folks are still digging out and dealing with the mess left behind by these more than 34 tornadoes that touched down. >> thank you very much. now to the presidential race and notable shift from republican marco rubio going after donald trump and so is the last republican nominee, mitt romney. we have it all covered this morning. we have peter alexander in houston where tonight's final republican debate before super tuesday will be held. >> reporter: this is the tenth republican presidential debate. lone star state show down first without jeb bush on stage. and for donald trump's rivals, marco rubio and ted cruz perhaps their last stance before super tuesday. anyone not named donald trump looking for southern comfort.
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i can grow this party. >> the question right now is how do we prevent nominating a candidate who loses the general election or for that matter donald wins the general election who would know what he would do as president. >> reporter: for ted cruz everything bigger in texas. >> crown jewel of super tuesday is the great state of texas. >> reporter: new polls show him holding a 15 point lead. the rubio campaign calling on trump to repudiate robo calls from a leader of a white nationalist group. >> the white race is dying out in america and europe because we are afraid to be called racist. >> reporter: trump responded to similar calls last month. >> nothing in this country shocks me. >> reporter: the billionaire is hinting at a running
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choose somebody somewhat political. >> reporter: now rejoining the political fray mitt romney. >> i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. >> reporter: four years after he was pressed to release his returns romney is pressing the 2016 front runner to do the same. >> either he's not as wealthy as he says he is. >> reporter: an issue trump first addressed on "today" the morning after winning the primary. >> will people be surprised at the rate you pay? >> i fight like hell not to pay taxes. i hate the way the government spends my money. >> reporter: trump calling romney a fool. there is no bombshell other than i pay a lot of tax and the government wastes the money. >> reporter: closer than 1r5 points. one
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attendance george h.w. bush. >> thank you. chuck todd is nbc's political director and moderator of "meet the press." nicole wallace, political analyst. last gop debate tonight before super tuesday. anyone whose name is not donald trump had better do something tonight to try to slow him down going into tuesday. what are their options? >> winning the nomination is like climbing to the top of everest. donald trump is half way there and marco rubio is at the bottom of the mountain with a much heavier pack and a lot less oxygen. it is possible but extremely difficult. >> rubio and
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>> i think the rubio plan is to sort of stay the course, go after cruz, play this one more long game. hope cruz is eliminated after super tuesday and hope next wednesday morning he gets to wake up, come on the "today" show and say i finished second and now it is a two-man race. >> there is a lot of ifs there. >> i think he can attract the real support he has to show he is tough enough to take on trump. >> does he absorb the punches, land few good one liners or use this opportunity to take the turn and try to become more presidential than they are in. >> if he was anybody but donald trump i would say he is so far ahead what he might do is start to make the turn to look more presidential. the rea
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even among supporters is his temperament. his supporters said i like you are different. i am worried about your impulse control challenges. every time he has had an opportunity to display a better temperament he passed on it. i would expect him to act more presidential i don't think we can expect that from him. that is not the way he rolls. >> that is not what his voters like. >> i think he goes -- >> let's talk about cruz. he went through marco rubio's set of circumstances that would allow him to emerge. if cruz loses texas what do the polls show now? it shows cruz ahead. >> pick your poll. he has to work hard. ted cruz has a one state strategy on super tuesday. >> put your
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me. every poll i look at doesn't show marco rubio having a shot of winning any state on super tuesday. anyone secured the nomination going 0 for primaries? >> they have an answer for that. what they say is that everything about this cycle is historic in nature and that -- washington post stunning editorial about stopping trump. they feel urgency to stop trump and that would create historic rush towards them in the final days and weeks. >> this issue of taxes. mitt romney thinking there is a bombshell there. donald trump said i pay low taxes because i don't want to pay high taxes. does it matter for trump? >> i don't think it matters. the only thing that matters to trump would be what rom
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brought up if his net worth is not what it was. mitt romney is doing to donald trump by just sort of openly speculating what harry reid did to mitt romney four years ago when he said i heard he is not paying taxes. mitt romney, this is his way of participating in the stop trump movement. >> he is running against a rigged system. >> this is the real feature of the campaign, i heard this. >> thanks for bringing me up to speed. i appreciate it. big new developments in ongoing fight over the u.s. supreme court. the white house said to be considering republican governor ryan sandoval of nevada as possible nominee to the high court. the republican governor is a former federal judge, supports abortion rights. nomination of a republican would
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be seen as attempt by president obama to stop the blockade of choices. the u.s. olympic committee preparing athletes and staff ahead of games of brazil. a usoc doctor testified. he said the committee is considering several steps inchuding pretreating closing of all usoc personnel and providing bed nets. they will have a zika vaccine ready for phase one clinical trials by this summer. the scandal involving defective air bags. uncovered evidence that takata was deceiving auto makers for years. internal e-mails said the company was aware they were defective. if the customer request records or makes an audit we
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regulators are under pressure to expand the recall to include every takata air bag in america. encouraging news saying this year's flu vaccine is most effective in years. cdc recommends everyone get a flu shot every year. usually half of americans get that. >> did you read that with your fingers crossed. >> i got a shot in november but it didn't work out. frightening scene at a kentucky convenience store. this guy on the right suddenly flames and sparks shoot out of his pants. he runs outside, takes the pants off. the man says an e-cigarett
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he suffered burns on his legs. he is able to walk. warned to keep the batteries away from coppers and other metals including car keys. >> that is not a little flame. that is a big deal. more on the weather from al roker. >> looked like he was ready to take off. let's show you what we have right now. a beautiful day out west. temperatures will be in the 60s in the pacific northwest. we have windwindy, snowy condit. we are going to get to
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good morning. meteorologist chuck bell. skies mostly cloudy in washington and there are rain showers to the north and east of the city. light rain in northeast and southeast washington and anna cost sca, route 50 towards the bay bridge. it's dry, back hit to west of there. dry weather across most of and that's your latest weather. coming up, erin andrews and her father tearing up in court as he takes the stand in her civil lawsuit. we will have his emotional testimony. and melania trump defending her husband and revealing what
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commute with melissa mollet on traffic. >> good morning. a lot of moisture is on the eastside of things this morning. no major problems along the beltway right now. eastbound, old dominion drive, we have wires finally getting out of the way. southbound, g.w. parkway, new crash there. guys. >> thank you. a l (elephant sound)
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between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk. give us a plan. good morning, everybody. a look at storm team radar. a look at light showers on route 50 where it turns route 50 eastbound towards the chesapeake bay. that's about the only show in town. there is a risk for quick passing showers later on this afternoon but no big threat. for tomorrow, a lot colder. near 50 today. highs tomorrow only in the upper 30s and 40s with wind chills below freezing all
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weather tomorrow to saturday morning. >> thank you. another news update coming your way in 25 minutes.
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[ cheers and applause ] 7:30 on a thursday morning, 25th day of february, 2015. we will get outside and say hi in just a little while. inside studio 1 a we want to look at the morning's headlines. the death toll is rising from the powerful storm system. at least eight people killed from louisiana to virginia where a state of emergency is declared. senator marco rubio demanding donald trump tell a pro trump white supremacist group to stop making robo calls.
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america and europe because we are afraid to be called racist. >> reporter: that group is not affiliated. the republican candidates will take part in their final debate. connecticut prosecutors are asking the state supreme court to send michael skakel back to prison. they say a judge made a mistake three years ago by reversing conviction in the 1975 murder of his neighbor. robert kennedy, jr., who is writing a book about his cousin's case attended a hearing. another high profile case and more testimony. >> it was emotional. jurors heard from andrews' father who told the court his daughter has been a shell of her former court. >> reporter: dramatic emotional
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down seeing her father in tears on the stand. >> first time in my my life as father where i didn't know if she was safe or not. i feared for her life. >> reporter: steve andrews describing agony after naked videos of his daughter went viral eight years ago. videos taken through a peep hole by michael barrett. erin is suing barrett, the marriott and her management company at the time for $75 million. the lawsuit claims barrett asked to be put in the room next to andrews and the hotel was negligent for doing it, a cardinal sin according to a hospitality expert called by andrews' attorney.
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>> the hotel maintained it did nothing wrong, that barrett deceived, connived and manipulated the system to get the room next to andrews. >> steve andrews joins us now. >> steve andrews is a reporter. erin followed in his foot steps becoming a successful television sports reporter. steve says erin has changed since the incident. >> she was just so much fun before we found oo much fun. she's not the fun person she was. she's mad, she's scared. she cries, she's not the girl that we used to know. >> erin andrews will get to tell her own story when she testified her convicted stalker, michael
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barrett, also expected to testify but it will be on video link. natalie, thank you. >> now, a little bit more on the race for the white house and melania trump's first solo interview on the campaign. we showed you a bit of this wednesday. nbc's hallie jackson is more on what the republican front-runner's wife is saying. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. fresh off his victories in three key early state, donald trump is on a roll in the republican nomination and running out his running mate, melania trump. she has only been in america about 20 years but already says she's ready to become his next first lady. >> and melania. melania, say something. >> he loves you, we love you. >> reporter: like everything trump, she can be anything but understated. >> he will be unbelievable! >> reporter: melania trump, the slovenia born supermodel. >> she will make a very ea
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outspoken husband do all the talking. >> do i agree with him all the time? i tell him my opinions and what i think. sometimes he listens and sometimes he don't. >> reporter: while some accuse the front-runner as being sexist, trump tells msnbc mika brzezinski he's anything but that. >> he will tell you what's in his heart, what he thinks. he will not hold it back if you're a woman. >> reporter: trump would become the first foreign born first lady since the wife of john quincy adams and also become the first first lady to bare it all on a bear skin rug but just last spring unsure she wanted this turn in this spotlight. >> reporter: do you want him to run for president? >> reporter: trump, a relatively rare presence focuses instead on raising the couple
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born a year after they married, they met at fashion week in 1998. he was 52, she, 28, the trump brand now her business, too. her own line of jewelry on cost and her moisturizer, caviar, made from real caviar. now, though, she's marketing her husband's momentum, starting to step into the spotlight, already spoofed on "snl." >> welcome to our humble gold house. >> reporter: it's the white house she's focused on now for tuesd super tuesday's sprint. >> she may have donated a couple,000 dollars to hillary clinton during her first white house run. >> so much going on with
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storms. >> a lot of warmth. if you've been outside, you barely need a coat. 49 in salisbury. 53 in new york city. 57 in boston, syracuse, 40. you have to go to pittsburgh and detroit to find temperatures in the 40s. they will be coming. that cold front moves through. we have the cooler air coming in and look at temperatures we're expecting right now. envelopes, 10 degrees below normal, charleston, 39. down in atlanta, 52 degrees, 8 degrees below normal. by friday that moves to 38, 50 in raleigh, atlanta, 54, boston, 42, d.c., 47. temperatures 60s and 70s in oklahoma and little rock. and 62 in jackson. as we make our way to the east. 66 in charlotte. jackson, 71. even cincinnati getting in on
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sunday, high of 64 degrees. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist, chuck bell. light rain extending from far parts of anacostia to georandre and that's the only rain we have out there for now. we could have a passing shower or two but nothing major. current temperatures in the mid to upper 40s now. a little breezy now and much windier later today. take your and that's your latest weather. thanks. just ahead, change your settings, what you can do to extend your phone's battery life. johnson & johnson fighting back after a jury awards a family $72 million. is its baby powder safe? we have more on that after this.
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with humira, control is possible. 7:42. we are back with concerns over a popular product that millions of americans have been using for years. >> johnson & johnson is being order today pay up over a woman's cancer death. >> reporter: a st. louis jury ruled johnson & johnson must bay $72 million including 62 million in punitive damages to the family of an alabama woman who died of ovarian cancer. >> not just for her but so many other women. >> reporter: the jury sided with the plaintiff who died at age 62 saying that talc found in the company's baby powder contributed to her cancer and that the company knew about the risk. in an internal memy a medical
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consultant alerted that anybody who obvious. >> i have had very few juries award more than i asked for. they awarded $1 million every year that she lived. . >> reporter: the discussion around the safety of talcum powder is far from over. in a statement wrote the talc used is carefully selected. the recent verdict goes against decades of sound science proving safety of talc as cosmetic ingredient. many say the evidence is inconclusive. >> this association had been reported in some studies. however, there are many other studies that have shown that talc use does not really increase the risk of ovarian cancer. >> reporter: the american cancer society says any increased risk is likely to be very small but other research shows an
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♪ 7:56 is your time right now. good morning to you. we have breaking news on the roads. this is gw parkway. melissa. >> take a look at this the massive amount of water sitting on bw parkway on 695 and both directions. take a look here. i have never seen anything like that in the morning. taking a look at the beltway closer to town. the top is typically slow, so is the bottom interlooped there as you head towards 295. both ways a little slow, headed into the city. red line delays because of the signal problem and red line and
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grover and good morning. meteorologist, chuck bell, a couple light sprinkles and moving to this county and colder air in western maryland. temperatures have gone down the last couple of hours. we're in the mid to upper 40s. not much of a change in temperatures. winds aren't too gusty now but they will increase with time
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this afternn.oo ♪ it's 8:00 on "today." dirty little secret after terry cruz makes a candid confession of his addiction to pornography. >> day turns into night and you are still watching you probably have a problem and that was me. >> how he turned his life around and is encouraging others to do the same. going to the dogs. kathie lee and hoda get down and dirty working as interns for a
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canine groomer. and the butler d >> i want to live forever. >> gerard butler stops by studio 1 a for a preview today february 25, 2016. [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning from amarillo. >> good morning champagne, illinois. >> celebrating 70th birthday. >> celebrating my 45th birthday. >> i'm getting married in 43 days. love you, babe! >> good morning everybody. welcome back to "today," thursday february 25th.
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it is toasty on our plaza. a little on inside the vestibule. this is dylan's throwback thursday song. "shoop" by salt npepa. >> everything we did was shoop. we would know every word and do the dance. nothing i will repeat here. >> you can do every word. >> yes. >> while i'm in the process of outing people, savannah has her sexy boot on today because gerard butler is here. >> my medical boot is still on. you haven't seen me since this happened. >> just the day of the accident. let's get a check of the morning's top stories. >> good morning. nearly a quarter of a million people had no power overnight after violent storms move from
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the south along the east coast. at least eight people los two men thrown from a trailer when a tornado struck waverly, virginia. airlines trying to catch up this morning because of flight disruptions caused by the storms in the east and heavy snow in the midwest. nationwide more than 2,000 flights were cancelled on wednesday, half of them in chicago. more than 300 flights have been grounded again today. a dramatic rescue this morning off of new york city. a u.s. coast guard vessel capsized while spauntding to a fishing boat that ran aground. five coast guard member husband to be pulled from the water all apparently safe. the coast guard helicopter air lifted crew members from the stranded fishing boat. donald trump's rivals get one last chance tonight in the debate before super tuesday
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voting. the face off is in houston. challenging trump to release his tax returns. romney predicting they will contain a bombshell. trump responded that his returns are complicate skpd he is in no hurry to release them. there has the been one burglary reported this year in beaumont, texas. thieves caught on camera backing a pickup truck through front door of a convenience store. three men dragged an atm into their truck. police have found the stolen truck but so far no sign of the three burglars or the machine full of money. three days and counting before hollywood's biggest night and rolling out the red carpet for the academy awards. on sunday the 500 foot long carpet will be surrounded by reporters and photographs along with more than 700 fans and bleacher seats hoping to get a
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glimpse of some of the stars. al and i will be there, as well. >> talked to somebody with chris rock as he was working out the monologue saying it is going to be brilliant. >> looking forward to that. now to a surprising confession from nfl player turned actor terry cruz. >> videos posted on facebook he opens up about what he calls a dirty little secret that ruined his life. >> one thing everybody has to realize is that you can't survive with guilt and shame. >> reporter: a revealing confession from a recognizable face. >> pornography really messed up my life in a lot of ways. >> reporter: former athlete terry crews is opening up about his years of addiction to pornography.
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>> if day you are still watching you probably got a problem and that was me. >> just like eating. when you feel sad or lonely you grab food. and instead of food for me it would be pornography. >> reporter: in a series of videos crews posted to his facebook page about how the addiction affected his life and the way he looked at the world. >> it changes the way you think about people. people become objects. people become body parts and things to be used rather than people to be loved. >> reporter: and reveals how it nearly ended his marriage. >> another thing that i felt was a sense of intittlement. i felt the world owed me something. i felt like my wife owed me sex. >> reporter: crews says he has been free of the addiction for six or seven years but is coming forward now to help others who
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may share the same issue and studies suggest thatum significant and growing. >> pornography addiction is thought to be one of the most common phenomenon and rapidly growing mental health problems we have today. >> reporter: estimated 2 million people suffer from addiction to internet sex and 90% of children between 8 and 16 have looked at online porn. the internet making the material ever more acceptable. >> the pornography is becoming more addictive and everyone has a crack pipe in their office and living room which is the computer or on their person, the phone now. >> reporter: crews is trying to remedy that problem with the advice to the concerned significant other of addicts. >> anything that will make you feel denigrated or less than you cannot accept it. that is a message for all women out there. >> reporter: he believes the cure has to come from the conflicted. >> the truth is he has to do it.
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>> reporter: crews says continue to talk candidly about the issue. >> the more you talk about it the more we can beat it. we can beat it. you are going to win. >> reporter: for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news. >> it takes a lot of courage to own up to that and be public about it and hopefully will help others. >> he said this is six years in my past. to come forward to help people is great. >> might not want to talk about it. a lot of people will relate. tired of the cell phone always running low on power. what wurbs and what doesn't when it comes to boosting the battery. the new list of hollywood's best movie quotes of all time. the quote machines lauer and roker will have theirs.
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♪ 8:12 with trending today. >> let us start with the million dollar question. this question could get you hired at facebook. the company's global head of recruiting told business insider when they are going over applications with job applicants there is one question that they like to ask more than any other. on your very best day at work, the day you can home and think you have the best job in the world what did you do that day? >> i like that question because i guess the idea is it shows what you love to do. i went to australia. this show you do a million things. i got to go to australia with my mom and visit my birth place and they got the fireworks out.
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that was awesome. >> traveling and getting family >> free trip to australia. >> dylan, what about you? >> my brother is a veteran, wounded warrior. we did a story where he dpaut to play on the softball team. he travels the country as a wounded warrior. >> that's amazing. >> great opportunity. >> for me it would be we have a privilege of being able to share great stories about people who inspire us. we did a story about the foster care system and organizations that help ensure that kids are protected in the system. being able to create a psa and meeting young people whose lives were changed. we helped raise $300,000.
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>> sharing a worthy cause. >> i had to go over the president -- i begged him to come over. drop the mic moment. >> somehow getting around the secret service. >> and not getting tackled. >> every couple of years when we go to the olympics and get to interview people who have worked there a large portion of their lives to accomplish something and you get to talk to them right after they have accomplished it or not accomplished it, but talking to people at this epic moment in their lives makes me happiest with this job. >> it happens at the olympics and all the time on this show we get to talk to people at interesting moments. we all love our smart phones but may not love our batteries. a lot of myths about what will and won't drain your battery. we are going to play a game of true or false myth versus fact.
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true or false, closing unused apps, that battery? >> true. >> false. i'm surprised. running apps doesn't do that much. >> true or false, streaming music uses more battery than the ones that are downloaded. true. third party charges will damage your phone's battery. >> that can be true. >> i have no idea. >> i would say false truish. it says false but the times says you should go with reputable vendor and not cheap alternative. >> false truish. >> an interesting social experiment from jet blue. on a recent flight the company offered everyone on board a free round trip flight to anywhere in the world but there was a catch. it could only be one destination and all 150 passengers on the
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plane had to agree o destination. if there wasn't a unanimous decision they didn't get the trip. using paddles the passengers narrowed down their options choosing an international location over a domestic one. after wheeling and dealing it came down to two options, turks and caicos or costa rica. >> must mean only one thing, 150 random strangers have chosen unanimously to go to costa rica! >> that's not easy. >> we couldn't do that. >> i would take either of those. >> they get a free round trip.
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>> can you imagine >> apparently the airline said they in washington and the division how nobody can agree on anything. >> reminds me of a caucus. >> and the top movie quotes of all time, dylan and carson. >> let's start with adele and britain's version of the grammys, called the britt awards. looking stunning on the red carpet in a flowing red gown. once inside she won award after award after award. taking home four trophies in all. her award was presented by an astronaut aboard the space station and she used the opportunity to support kesha and her recent legal battles. >> i'd like to take a quick second to thank my record album
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for embracing my being a woman and to >> by the time she won her fourth award adele jokingly apologized for what she called her ugly cry face. she never looks ugly. next, the top movie quotes of all time, the list coming from "the hollywood reporter" serving more than 1600 hollywood professionals. fifth place went to the wizard of oz. to toe, i have a feeling we're not in ckansas anymore. from "star wars," may the force be with you. >> al, i will let you do this one. >> you will need a bigger boat. >> casablanca came in second for here's looking at you kid. after all that, what took the top spot? >> where shall i go? what should i do? >> frankly, my dear, i don't give a damn. >> ouch. >> good-bye to scarlet from gone with the wind was voted the top
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movie quote of all time. they didn't like first so one alternative was, frankly my dear, i don't give a whoop. >> that does not work. >> not even close. >> finally, to gwen stefani, we know she's returning to the voice next season and will be mentoring singers coached by her boyfriend, blake shelton. asked about blake getting serious and popping the question. it's not what you think. >> so when he pops the big question about you being his mentor, how did he do that? >> did you rehearse that before? >> i did, i thought it out. . >> i want to be on that show as much as possible. that show -- it's hard to talk without laughing. i got so much out of it. >> clearly, she didn't need to
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clarify exactly what she meant. it's monday >> let's show you what we got going on for today. >> here in the great lakes. wet weather moving through boston and new england. that will clear out quickly. the western two-thirds of the country, nice and dry, fairly clear. we do look for temperatures today. 80s and 70s in the southwest. 20s up around the great lake, fairly mild in the east with temperatures in the 50s and 60s in the gulfcoast. for today, windy conditions in the atlantic coast and around the east with wet weather hanging around. windy conditions, snow, some whiteout conditions around the great lakes. that's what's going on around the country and here's what's going on in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. a little light rain left in prince george's and southern run del county. and far western maryland, about it and temperatures in the mid-40s going downward with time during the course of the afternoon. winds gusting between 20 and 30 miles an hour.
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those winds will this afternoon. temperatures today hovering in 40s to near 50 and maybe possibility for a quick shower later this aftern and that is your latest weather. >> our week long series up for the job where we take on internships is rolling along. this morning two for the price of one, kathie lee and hoda. >> as dog lovers and owners we figured we would be groomers for the day. our friends opened their very nice doors to us. >> the tails were wagging, dogs were barking and other stuff flowing. how did we do? >> let's take a look. >> what are we doing? >> i'm not sure what we are doing. >> an internship of some sort. >> this is the spot. >> we are supposed to learn how to groom dogs. >> we both have dogs and love dogs.
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i'm extremely interested expression. that will be helpful in my home life. >> i'm nauseous. >> i'm excited. >> hi. >> nice to meet you. >> we want tolearn how to be groomers. >> come with me. >> here is a nice dog for you to try. >> you are not going to assist? >> i'm going to watch. >> are you ready? >> she is definitely -- >> careful. >> there is poop on her butt. >> she is like thanks a lot. >> i don't want to touch it. >> where are you going? underneath?
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>> you have to get her belly. >> she has a lot of soap >> she does not like to be sprayed back there. she said no thank you. she doesn't like it. some women don't like that. >> you ready? she doesn't look like it. you are bending her neck too much. you are such a good dog. >> here we go. >> some of it went in my mouth. >> what is this? what is happening? >> this is where we take care of other people's dogs. >> they come in the morning and stay all day. hello, everybody. >> hi. >> good babies. everybody wants some love.
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>> i'm getting >> found some doody. >> where? >> right here. >> ew. >> that is going to need a scouring pad. it makes you want to take home a little brother or sister? >> maybe. i'm not sure but we have been hard at work today. >> it has been fun. they are so sweet. >> so happy right now. >> brush their teeth. >> let's walk the dogs. >> we have to make sure -- >> let's go. >> i'm exhausted. >> i'm trying. >> hold on. >> you are so heavy.
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>> it was fun. >> they were really they knew every name. >> thank you. we got up early for this? >> it is worth it. see you in an hour or so. tomorrow savannah shares a few laughs with amy schumer as an
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intern on collapsed on him. firefighters say rainwater se seeped in and caused the wall to give way. here's melissa mollet. >> i want to mention we have bw parkway shut down for high water. if you happen to be headed out of town this morning headed to the baltimore area, very high standing water.
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295 inbound is slow because of the signal problem. good morning. mostly cloudy and quite blustery. a few spotty showers this afternoon. temperatures back in the mid and upper 40s now. not going to to move much the rest of the day. winds not too intense just yet but they will increase with more sunshine.
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westerly breezes averaging 20-30 tomorrow. sunny both days but sunday will
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be the better day. >> thanks. we're back now 8:30 on a thursday morning, the 25th day of february, 2016. the first day on the plaza and several days without rain. we are happy about that. we are happy we have a nice crowd out here. >> coming up, so excited about gerard butler, just played a big role in sunday's daytona 500. really cool. we will talk to him about all of that. hands off, why chances you are over doing it when you do some of your diy projects bayou are decreasing the value of your home. we want you to come down to
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the plaza win a trip to los angeles. just bring a packed bag and a friend and a poster showing us how you spend the extra 24 hours. >> straight from the plazane wim the plaza to l.a. for a three night stay at the lion hotel an enjoy a bike tour at hermosa beach and more courtesy of discover los angeles. you have to be over 18 if you're here tomorrow, rsvp at >> that sounds like a cool day. >> ahead to the weekend, starting tomorrow, sunshine to the east, windy conditions, wet weather in the pacific northwest. warm weather through the southwest. gulfcoast looking good. saturday around the great lakes. more rain in the pacific northwest, cascades in the inner
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mountain region and sunday snow around the great lakes. cooler air making its way in. more rain in the pacific west coast and look for the sunshine hanging around the southeast. that's what's going on around the country. good morning. we're in the mid to upper 40s now. temperatures aren't going to budge much today. very breezy north northwesterly breezes in 30 miles an hour ranges and gusts are a possibility at 40 miles an hour. tonight, temperatures really get cold back down below freezing in most of the suburbs by tomorrow morning. wind chills at 8:00, 33 and early tomorrow morning wind chill s near 20 degrees. and that's your latest weather. the election season has been eventful and has developed thoughts and opinions, things you may not feel comfortable sharing with others.
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there is a place election confessions. nbc news made this phone number available. no rhyme or reason for the phone number. it is there for you to anonymously text, send or leave a voice mail sharing thoughts about what is playing out in politics. it is all gathered on this website, election confessions. you must be 18 or older to participate. message rates and data rates apply. everything that comes in gathered and posted. for example, i only vote so i can post a selfie. we also had this one. i said i would watch all the debates. i watched one and a half and got bored. i am ready to pin my own thing weighing on my mind for a bit. let's go i think al roker for president. send. there we go. if you have something you want
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to get off your chest that number is with content as coming in at >> interesting. seems like you are asking for trouble there. and now to one of the most sought after men in hollywood, gerard butler as a merciless god his mission is to rule the world. >> i want to live forever down there in the land i conquered, my kingdom. this should be my reward. >> you would unleash chaos. you would destroy everything. >> not destroy, create. >> you're just a god with modest ambition, world domination, seems like a sweet guy. >> he is a sweet guy when you get to know him. >> i think what is interesting we have gone there taking everything he wants to be. the rest of the movie he has
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this playing different ways to bring out that quality. >> you're a god but in this movie a villain. i know you see his good side. >> that's why i wanted to do it. every now and again i feel that need to travel into another world. i get to travel into many different worlds. i stayed there a few times so it felt fun to see what it would be like. >> it really has that mystical element. these epic fight scenes and then a lot of special effects. were you kind of blown away when you saw the finished product? >> when i was younger i had a dream that i was in a movie like this. when i woke up i thought i need to visit those worlds. that's why i say every now and again i feel that need. when you see the film finish it
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blows you i think this film is incredibly artistic. it is a very rich journey. >> very beautiful, definitely. stunning. so are you, actually. you have this whole god physique going. i guess there is no god of beer bellies. >> i tried to work with that with the director. >> is there a slacker god? a god who looks cheetos? >> he doesn't like the fact that he can't be fat. >> you had to workout all the time. >> a lot of training. i'm used to doing it now. there is the element at the beginning where you have to put down the chee tos and cheeseburgers.
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>> like onc do you slack off? >> the worst. every time i say i'm not going to do it. i'm going to stay fit. normally within two or three weeks i'm not looking good. >> the daytona 500, how cool was it? you were the grand marshall. you got to say drivers start your engines. was that the moment of your life right there? >> did you practice the line? do i do it soft or like the god of egypt? >> i had a sore throat so i was worried it would come out -- what a blast. my folks are there next to me. my mom and step dad and my aunt. my mom came up and was like that was good. you did a good job. >> thanks.
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and then the photo finish. epic. >> i saw denny hamlin being interviewed and he had written a letter when he was 7 years old saying when i grow up i'm going to win the daytona 500. >> that is amazing. >> gods of egypt hits theaters.
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young people breaking barriers and changing time for looking back moving forward in honor of black history month. >> young african-americans making history. honoring 28 game changers under the age of 28 who are breaking barriers in everything from politics to entertainment. we are happy to highlight some of them. >> black history month is about
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looking back at who paved t forward. nbc blk 28 was created to honor innovators, entrepreneurs, actors, activists at the top of their field redefining what it means to be black in america today. the young people aren't just changing the black community, they are changing communities all over this country. kai lightner is a pro rock climber, three time american winner and a world championship title to his game. >> it is almost ingrained with them. my whole life. >> i started climbing when i was 6. >> pushing myself was contagious for me. once i was able i always wanted to push myself to win the next competition and be the best climber that i can be.
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>> i climb about three hours a day. solution or what am i going to do next? the type of climbing that i do is based upon difficulty and not height. i will keep going and keep climbing. >> creating this field of design and technology and weaving them together. >> i started sewing when i was around 8. i make a lot of my own clothes. so with that i don't -- we work
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to help them >> google had a program for me to make animations and they wanted the dress. >> that dress itself, they chose the silhouette and then from there it was kind of organizing the electronic inside of the garment. so exciting and she looked beautiful in it. >> nate howard founded movement be to amplify young voices of this generation. >> focussed on working with young adults and youth. the goal is using poetry to inspire a generation to be the best they can be to hone the
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story and let the stories >> in 2013 i was celebrating and showed up to my house and shut the party down. i was arrested. >> we will not stop. >> that's when i knew i had to speak up. i realized that i had to hold on to what this movement could be. there is something about poetry that allows you to kind of speak to your heart. at the end of the day when everyone writes their story the is the best story because it is yours. >> just a foot note we should mention no one was charged including nate howard in that 2013 incident. you want to learn more about the nbc blk 28 honorees head to
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tackled that can actually hurt are you killing your home with kindness, from excessive cleaning to constant repainting you may be doing more harm than good. here to keep you from becoming a home wrecker in a different way. we are not going to shake hands because we are both recovering. how are you doing? >> fine and you? >> fine. >> fewer chores at home. let's start with paint. if i see a door like that i'm going to repaint it. >> a new coat of paint isn't always your friend. paint wants to stay flexible. going over this paint with a new paint is a problem. >> is it okay if you take the
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paint down to the wood >> scrape it, sand and then repaint. >> touchups aren't necessarily good. starting from scratch is probably better. >> just don't go over the bad stuff. >> get a clean surface and do a few job. >> let's talk about insulation. if you own an old home probably built without proper insulation by today's standards. >> if you are feeling cold you want more insulation in the house. here is the problem. come to my dollhouse. >> i didn't know you have a dollhouse. >> some houses are designed to have attic vented. right here is the soffit. it allows in fresh air and that is a good thing.
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but the insulation would go right here if you go too far up you can choke down that attic and that can lead to mold and can exacerbate ice dams. >> we do, however, want to seal air leaks. >> and they are all over the house. this is just as important as insulating. there are pipes and wires coming through walls and floors and ceilings. that is where conditioned air can come up through and into spaces where you don't need it. here is a can of sealer. we spray it in there. >> did you fill up the holes, you can seal the penetration and leave that behind. >> you're fine. >> much more efficiency. >> cleaning windows and mirrors. how is it possible to clean a mirror too much?
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>> a mirror has a reflective surface. that cleaner that you put on there could have ammonia or vinegar which could be aggressive. if it gets behind the frame it can attack the silver backing. if you are going to use that i say spray the rag and then clean as opposed to spraying it on the glass and having it go behind or you can just use a lent free cloth with warm water and do your cleaning that way. >> what about people who say they use newspapers? >> god bless. >> does it work? >> yes. there is not that much dirt. professional guys use newspapers all the time. >> take me to the tiles here. people get obsessive about the tiles. they want them to always look clean and they will treat them so they seal them and nothing can get on them. >> seal them like crazy. >> too much sealing is a problem.
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it can make the granite or t marble look dull and streaky. over sealing is a problem. you want to find out if the stone needs to be sealed. we put water on this marble. the water has absorbed into the marble. that means this needs to be sealed. over here this granite doesn't need to be sealed because there is no difference between where the water is or isn't. we say seal it. as a rule of thumb how often would you end up sealing tile or stone like this in. >> three months or a year but we suggest drop the water on there and see if it soaks in. if it doesn't you are good to go. >> thank you. we'll be right back. this is "today" on nbc. life as spokesbox is great. people love me for saving them over half a grand when they switch to progressive. so i'm dabbling in new ventures. it was board-game night with the dalai lama. great guy. terrible player.
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♪ go paperless ♪ i got the discounts that you need ♪ it's a balancing act, but i got to give the people what they want -- more box. any words for the critics? what can i say? critties gonna neg. [ applause ] the what?!
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[ laughs ] 8:53. time for today's birthday wishes. >> we have very accomplished folks to celebrate. let's start with francis jasper from san antonio, texas. she is turning 100 years old, enjoys playing the piano and exercising. harry is 100 years old. he has been struck by lightning not once but twice in his lifetime, walked away both times
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okay. that is one lucky guy. sophie eberly. 13 grandchildren, 18 great grand kids and 9 great great grand kids. she is a great great great grandma. helen whiteford from whiteford. she is known for her world famous fried chicken. george cowan is also 100. he visited 51 countries. very happy 100th birthday to elsie ralph. she is fantastic. she is wonderful. if you know someone who wants to celebrate with us just head to
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>> love hearing about these awesome and let's send it to matt. earlier this week jill martin and the folks at real male helped sell clothes men hardly wear. ji, good morning. you have an update for us. willie is here, as well. >> there are a lot of people around the country who are exactly your size. i'm excited to announce we are officially sold out. how much did we raise? $20,000. >> really good. >> we are so pumped about this. we asked our viewers to tweet in pictures. they have some clothing. this is dave. he tweeted thanks for the awesome coat. thumbs up.
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and then we have very special surprise from her mother from you. take a look. >> what man do you love the most that is famous? >> al roker! >> that is one of your ties. >> so i want to say 100% of the proceeds go to charity. >> thatoceeds go to charity. >> that's so great. >> women of today next. 8:56 is your time now on this thursday february 25th, 2016, good morning. virginia state officials want you to know they are taking the zika virus seriously. the secretary of state will explain what the department is doing to prevent the spread of the virus. the briefing before the northern virginia regional commission
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begins at 7:30 tonight now to melissa. problems with traffic? >> good morning. a brand new one crash at brandywine roadblocking part of the right and left lane. overall, beltway and main routes not looking so bad.
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the metro red line delay because of the signal problem at grove mostly cloudy and breezy, we will rise to the low 40s. but it will get more and more windy with time. couldn't rule out an afternoon shower. most of the rain is behind us, lows tonight to early tomorrow morning in the freezing everything you need to know about life, you can learn from granola. keep it simple. make every piece count. let other people know what you're made of. always be real. don't be fake, don't be artificial, but always be sweet. and of course, wear sunscreen.
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nature valley granola bars. the oscars. we have a preview. then a wild adventure to a winter wonderland. a five-ingredient dinner you can whip up in minute all that and more coming up next. from nbc news this is "today's take" with al roker, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today."
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warm day al, your morning jam. >> "cheeseburger in paradise." i'm going to be cooking at the burger bash. >> do i have to recuse myself? i'm judging. >> i'm looking for all fixes i can get. >> yours is going to be a good burger sblmpt dei r burger. >> i go down tomorrow. >> then we cook on the beach. >> then we are going to l.a. for the oscars. >> we are a married couple this weekend. >> we are. >> okay. >> more on that coming up. let's talk about the oscars sunday night. >> you guys are going to be there. a lot of story lines to talk about here.
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a lot of people want to know is leo dicaprio going to actor? best picture category, different kinds of movies. the big short, bridges of spies, more of a spot lighty movie or big with revenant? >> split on where the awards are landing. it will be interesting. >> a fun night. one thing hanging over is diversity of hollywood question. chris rock is hosting. a lot of people can't wait to see the opening ten minutes of the monologue. he talked about the gig with the hollywood reporter. >> a pretty decent monologue and be funny throughout the show. if you get off on the wrong foot, though, it is a real hard hole to dig out of. i'm only there because ellen didn't want to do the show. only here because ellen said no.
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she did s she hosted the show that is the standard. >> ellen world famous selfie a couple of years ago. >> it is about the monologue. the first five minutes set the tone. that is where you know he is killing it. >> you remember the talk about should he boycott. he said what a great challenge and responsibility to walk out there. i think he is going to -- >> you have a friend -- >> i was with somebody last night who works at a small comedy club where chris rock is trying out some of the material. it is out there. >> cannot wait.
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by the way, in honor of the oscars and throwback thursday 100 most memorable movie quotes. number one, frankly my dear i don't give a damn. others include shaken not stirred. we have chosen our favorites. >> you're going to need a bigger boat. >> one of the best moments of movie history. >> mine all time classic. >> what we got here is failure
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to some man who just can't reach. >> how often do we use that line? >> a little bit of a different direction. >> very deep. >> i don't know how to put this, but i'm kind of a big deal. >> really? >> people know me. >> i'm very happy for you. >> i'm very important. i have many leatherbound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany. [ laughter ] >> one of the great pickup scenes. that line never gets old for me. >> we have to rewatch that. so good. >> i understand you had a rough night as a parent. >> a true parenting confession,
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worst moment. my husband is away on bu to soccer. i have taken them to where they play soccer all the time. it's pouring rain yesterday. do you remember how bad it was. so i'm driving along completely missed the turn and driving anywhere in new jersey you miss a turn you end up on a juggernaut. i ended up practically coming back into the city. it was the whole time what i feel so bad about, it was an ex pltive-ridden ride for my children. 30 minutes of f bombs, gd. my poor kids got quiet. it was like crickets in the back seat. quietest i have heard them. >> were you mad at the car for taking you there? >> yes, because i tell you, she told me go south on the new jersey turnpike and now go north
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and now go south. make up your mind. in the middle of the night my husband is like he just said the gd word. my kids are in shell shock this morning. >> did you say maybe i should tone it down a little bit? >> i looked at them a couple of times and they were just like -- they were holding each other's hands to get through this. it will be okay. >> has the school called yet? i'm such a bad parent. i'm sorry and sorry to the soccer coaches. >> i was crying in the car last night. i was like we're going home. >> the good news is the kids made mommy a drink. >> the first thing i did when i walked in the door is poured a
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big >> oh, boy. >> we want to hear yours. >> she was about 7 or 8 and i realiz realized after being intimate that there was maybe a witness. >> making it sound like a crime. >> i said what are you doing? >> nothing. >> where are you? >> nowhere. i realized i think i traumatized -- >> leading into the open this morning. >> mommy and daddy are wrestling. >> sometimes mommy and daddy are
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wrestling. [ laughter ] >> willie, you are up. >> how can i follow those two? >> you have something. you have material. >> i'll tell you one thing, we bought a house recently and the previous owner had a pizza oven out there. and i can't do it. so the kids are out there with me. two hours of prep. i try to get the pizza in and it sticks to the thing. >> did you put the corn meal? >> you need to ask al first. i took the thing and launched it in the backyard like a javelin and they never forgotten that. that was reall really scary. >> just the other day, i was trying to be politically correct dad, and leila was talking
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about -- debra was talking leila about dating and things. when you bring a boy home. >> i said, or a girl. >> leila said, oh, great, my dad thinks i'm gay. >> you can't win. >> i said, i don't think you're gay, there's nothing wrong with that, whoever you want to bring home. >> we're kai wiork -- okay with that. >> we're fine with that. i love you. >> i'm glad i got something off my chest. >> after that, i think we should do some math. try to play it live, wants you to play along at home. take a look and do exactly as this man says.
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>> we >> is there another element for this? >> you come up with the math so you're thinking about one of the numbers. >> i'm just glad you didn't get upset about it and start swearing. >> like a sailor. whoo! >> let's show you what's going on as far as your weather is concerned. hey, facebook, real quick, electroluxe big vacuum cleaner,'s take, we're over 310,000 go to'stake register and get that electroluxe vacuum cleaner. pretty fabulous. looking at snow, it was awful yesterday, at least eight people died, sadly. talk tloog tornadoes possible, a real mess over the last two days. early today, wind gusts up to 40, i-75, and 90 as well as.
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winds calm weather and the next couple of days, a heavy amount of snow in west virginia, elkins, 48, 47 in erie and cleveland may see 2-5 inches. that's what's going on around the country. >> hi. i'm meteorologist chuck bell, mostly cloudy, current temperatures in the mid-40s across much of the region. winds gusting between 20 and 30 miles an hour in some spots now. those winds will increase by later this afternoon. winds could exceed 30-40 miles an hour at times today. hold on to your hats. it will be a windy one. cold freezing in the suburbs and sunny after a cold start saturday and into the 60s sunday >> it's an electrolux blender, not a vacuum cleaner.
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i think i found my favorite. it took two hours sculptures of our weather team. al, what is happening in your neck of the woods? next up in this winter wonderland? a house made entirely of ice. early morning, time for a nap. wow. hot cup is good. there is no place to warm up around here. hot chocolate won't do the trick. this is great. much better. in here it is 28 degrees, no snow, lots of ice. now i'm going to peek out the window. i channelled my inner princess
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killing four people in good morning. i'm meteorologist chuck bell. still launching radar here. could see a couple more showers, bundle up the next couple of hours. may want to take your umbrella and windbreaker with you.
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air travelers who want low fares more could have a new choice. below economy class. they could offer basic economy seats with no options to upgrade or collect miles. the stripped down tickets are to help them better compete with discount carriers for price sensitive carriers. >> what about cargo? >> al says what about cargo. you don't see him. he's off to the side. at a convenience store in kentucky, watch the man on the right. flames and sparks suddenly er t erupted from his side. the man says his spare e-cigarette battery exploded in his pocket and treated for second degree burns. they say loose cigarette batt y batteries should never be carried in a pocket or flames with metallic objects. >> goodness gracious, great b l balls of fire.
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>> in the pacific northwest, winds mve sunshine through the north and beautiful day saturday. we do have rain making its way in the pacific northwest. heat continues in the southwest. a few showers in northern new england, sunny elsewhere, sunday sunday, windy around the great lakes and wednesday in the central plains and more wet weather in the pacific northwest. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> skies mostly cloudy, there are slivers of sunshine trying to get through and occasional sprinkle of showers. you want your windbreaker and m umbrella to play it safe. we won't warm up much. tomorrow we back down to upper 30s and near 20. wind chills, down to 20 degrees. sunshine for the weekend. thank you very much. we are three days away from hollywood's biggest night.
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for the martian. the dove bars, a nod of spies to negotiate and create peace and pay day for the big short. so instead of big bowls of popcorn which usually ends up on the floor individual servings in upturned party hats. >> tell us about the food. >> heavy from beef tenderloins to krut ones. if you do something as simple as cheese do presentation. this is actually a movie nod for brooklyn because the main character is from ireland. only three days away so this is a local new york city florist. have them put something pretty together for you. >> these are oscar cookies.
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>> i made t there are more ingredients to a typical tuna nicoise. >> it is nice and rare. we let that go about 10 to 15 seconds each side. >> there is nothing wrong with having a nice bottled tuna, as well. we will make a mustard vinegarette. we have egg yoke with mustard in there. only a touch of ginger and touch of the water. salt and pepper again. >> can you turn it there for me? >> thank you, thank you. then we put our top on like this. we will keep that and we are
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going to blend it. we are going to slowly pour looking nice. then we have the beautiful vegetables. we have artichokes, these are all cooked. we braise the artichoke. you can get a nice bottled marinated artichoke and then here is mustard vinaigrette. >> can you stir this? just give it a nice stir. >> this is so easy. >> i wanted to make it easy for my cooks. if the time comes i want it to be easy for the home cook, as well. so we try to make it simple. simple is key and also fresh ingredients. let the ingredients shine on their own. and then the tuna. going to give it a nice slice. >> just like 10 to 15 seconds each side.
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a new album. you h years. i was just looking at the hazel nuts. that says a lot about you. >> so fortunate to resonate with such a wide audience. >> doing "all for you"? >> let's hear it. take it away. ♪ ♪ finally i figured out it took a long, long time ♪ ♪ there's been time ♪ just can't turn and walk away ♪ ♪ it's hard to say what it is i
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see in you ♪ ♪ with you ♪ ♪ words can't say it i can't do enough to prove it's all for you ♪ ♪ i thought i'd seen it all but it's been a long, long time ♪ ♪ but trip and fall wondering if i'm flying ♪ ♪ there's been times ♪ so confused ♪ just can't turn and walk away ♪ ♪ it's hard to say what it is i see in you ♪ ♪ if i'll always be with you ♪ words can't say it, i can't do
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enough to prove it's all for you ♪ falling from the sky ♪ ♪ falling from the sky ♪ words without a sound coming from your eyes ♪ ♪ ♪ finally i figured out but it took a long, long time ♪ ♪ and now maybe because i'm
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trying ♪ ♪ there's ♪ just can't turn and walk away ♪ ♪ it's hard to say what it is i see in you ♪ ♪ if i'll always be with you ♪ words can't say, i can't do enough to prove it's all for you ♪ ♪ ♪ if i'll always be with you ♪ words can't say i can't do enough to prove it's all for you ♪ ♪ yeah
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♪ hard to say ♪ it's all for you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. sister hazel. >> thanks for getting that song stuck in our head. >> we are back in a moment. this is "today" on ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪ ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪ ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪ ♪ any any any any ♪ did you know trading in your car at a dealer could cost you money? a recent study found consumers who trade in their car
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and we have ambush makeovers. we have a 9:57 is your time right now. this is thursday, february 25th, 2016. thurgood marshall charter middle school in washington is being advoca evacuated right now after reports of a suspicious package. check our app as well. we could get a decision with
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major changes county school discussing closing forestville and a high school to save money. blustery day, chuck. >> you bet you. this afternoon and overnight tonight and through tomorrow as well. a whole lot of wind the next 24-36 hours, cold, too. down below freezing in the suburbs and everybody well below freezing saturday morning and milder weather in the 60s starting sunny going into next week.
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>> i can't wait. thurgood for a cup of coffee just because you're a woman. so why does congress think it's ok that women get paid 20% less than a man for doing the same job? i'll fight for pay equity, to protect planned parenthood, choice for women, and expand paid and family leave. now some politicians will belittle this as a women's agenda. more proof that we just
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need more women in congress. ove this message. this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live, from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello, everybody! guess what? >> thirsty thursday. february 25th. >> i just read the other day, i had no idea this is a leap year. >> it's a leap year! >> we'll have to have another day of february! >> 29 days. how about people's whose birthdays are on the 29th? >> i know, i wonder if they celebrate on the 28th. not the 1st of march. >> i would wait.


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